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Betty Ann Mathena Falin

 




Betty Ann Holbrook Mathena/Falin

Jonesville, VA ~ Betty Ann Holbrook Mathena/Falin, 79 passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Wellmount Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
   She was a former resident of Coeburn, VA. Betty was the daughter of the late Jerry Cowan Holbrook and Mary Catherine Holbrook; also preceded in death by her late Gordon Falin; brother, Jerry Holbrook Jr; son-in-law, Kim Fleming and grandson, Chris Fleming.
   Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Louise Jones, Coeburn and Melissa (Jeff) Hamilton, Virginia Beach, VA; two sons, Mike L. (Naomi) Mathena , Coeburn, and Ricky W. (Bobbie) Mathena, Lancing, TN; three sisters, Edith Vincent, Louisville, KY, Ethel Saizan/Richardson, Berea, KY and Nell Cox, Mt. Carmel, TN; a brother, Elton Holbrook, Lakeland, FL; special friends, James Peters, Lena and Will Baker; 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Betty Ann Mathena/Falin will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Payton officiating. Burial will be1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Friday after 6:00 P.M.until service time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Phosie Ann Gilliam

 

Phosie Ann Gilliam

Warner Robins – Ann Gilliam passed into the hands of her Lord and Savior on Monday August 14, 2017. She was 64 years old.
   Born a coal miner’s daughter on September 9, 1952 in Norton, Virginia, Ann was the daughter of the late Bill B. and Virginia Fraley Shepherd. She and her siblings grew up in a very financially poor but love rich home, and she was determined to make something of herself. After moving to Warner Robins, Ann worked for Dr. Paul Coplin’s office for 26 years and considered herself a success.
   She didn’t have children of her own, but loved all kids deeply. Ann also loved flowers, collecting rocks, cooking, and will be lovingly remembered by everyone she knew. She was of the Methodist faith.
   Ann leaves her memory behind with her loving siblings, Bonnie Gray of Kathleen, and Andy Shepherd and Bobby Shepherd (Sherry), both of Coeburn, Virginia; nieces and nephews, Michael Soderman and Janet Soderman, both of Kathleen, and Tammy Harrison and Douglas Edwards, both of Easley, South Carolina; great-nieces, Payton and Baylee Soderman, Charis Carter, and Caitlyn Shepherd; and special friends, Connie Rodgers and Gina Hall.

   A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 18th in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Following the service, Ann will be laid to rest in Magnolia Park Cemetery. The family will accept flowers or donations may be given in memory of Ann Gilliam to Grovania United Methodist Church c/o Carolyn Harrison, 220 Ellis Rd., Hawkinsville, GA 31036. Go to www.mcculloughfh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has the privilege of being entrusted with Ms. Gilliam’s arrangements. Compliments of Estes Funeral Home, Coeburn, Virginia.


Joseph "Joe" Hall

 



Joseph Hall

Castlewood, VA ~ Joseph Hall, 64 of Gravel Lick, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at Hospice House in Bristol, Tennessee.
   He was a retired employee of St. Paul Builders in Castlewood.
   He was the son of the late Johnny Boyd Hall and Katherine Hall; also preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister.
   Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Hall, St. Paul; a sister, Nanniemae Moudy, Kingsport, TN; a brother, Speedy Gaines Hall and wife, Darlene "Darb" Hall, Castlewood; several nieces and nephews.

   Joseph was cremated and there will be no services. Arrangements are being handled by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Joe C. (Oce) McConnell

 




Joe C. (Oce) McConnell

Coeburn, VA ~ Joe Ceafus (Oce) McConnell, 75 passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton, Virginia
   He was an Evangelist that loved the Lord with all of his heart. He was the son of the late Joe McConnell and Lola Ellen McConnell; also preceded in death by a sister, Nedra June Reed; two brothers, Kermitt McConnell and Jay McConnell.
   Survivors include his wife, Jedy Florence Hamilton McConnell, Coeburn; three daughters, Karen L. Sexton, Rebecca Milgrim, and Teresa Vanover, all of Coeburn; two sons, Jay T. McConnell and Jacob McConnell, both of Castlewood; four sisters, Barbara (Sue) Alley , Kingsport, TN, Patty Edwards, Denton, NC, Charlene Hampton and Darlene McConnell, Coeburn; five brothers, Kyle (Bud) McConnell, Guy (Sandy) McConnell, Billy Ray McConnell, and Eddie (Ed) McConnell all of Coeburn, and Lowell (Hoot) McConnell, Kingsport, TN; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Joe Ceafus (Oce) McConnell will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Millard Laney and Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Burial will be Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Temple Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Saturday after 6:00 P.M. until funeral time at Estes Funeral Home. The family will meet at 1:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home and leave in procession to the Cemetery. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


James Junior Swann

 




James Junior Swann

Norton, VA ~ James Junior Swann, 76 passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia.
   He was a retired coal miner and a member of UMWA.
   He was the son of the late Arthur William Swann and Darcus Geneva Swann; also preceded in death by a son, Angelo M. Swann.
   Survivors include his wife, Melissa Lynn Swann, Coeburn; two daughters,Suzanne Baker, Richmond, KY and Teresa Cain, Dante, VA; two sons, Jimmy Swann, Kingsport, TN and Tony Swann, Kingsport, TN; a step-daughter, Tera Renee Hall Lawson and a step-son, Brandon Keith Pope; several grandchildren, several great grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for James Junior Swann will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford and Rev. Roy Lee Mabry officiating. Burial will be Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Thursday after 11:00 A.M. at Estes Funeral Home until funeral time. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Bobby Joe Winebarger

 




Bobby Joe Winebarger

Coeburn, VA ~ Bobby Joe Winebarger, 67 passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton, Virginia.
   He was the son of the late Lee Roy Winebarger and Leatha Winebarger; also preceded in death by a brother, Stevie Winebarger; sisters, Thelma Bryant and Shirley Johnson.
   Bobby is survived by three sons, Kenneth Bartels Winebarger, Big Stone Gap, Richard Winebarger, Phoenix, AZ and Jason Winebarger, Cape Canaveral, FL; four sisters, Viola Coleman, Clarksville, TN, Lois Couch, Linda Lawson, and Nancy Waddell, all of Coeburn; five brothers, Danny Winebarger, St. Paul, James Winebarger, Coeburn, Albert Winebarger, Sandusky, OH, Allen Winebarger, Palm Bay, FL and David Winebarger , Coeburn;, companion, Kathy Dooley; step-mother, Burita Winebarger, Coeburn; special friend, Roy Lee Salyers; 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Memorial services for Bobby Joe Winebarger will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 11:00 AM at Flatwoods Picnic Area. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Jimmy Walter Minton

 




Jimmy Walter Minton

Coeburn, VA ~ Jimmy Walter Minton, 81 passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 at his residence in Coeburn, Virginia.
   He was the son of the late Sam Minton and Allie (Lottie) Charlotte Dingus Minton; also preceded in death by his wife, Ethylene Edwards Minton; two brothers, Aaron Minton and Bobby Minton; three sisters, Valice Blevins, Betty Hodges and Lena Minton; a granddaughter, Charolleta Autum Collins.
   Survivors include two sons, James Wayne Minton and wife Lolita Wheatley Minton, Norton and Daniel Minton of Missouri; six daughters, Anna Minton and husband, Johnny, Huron, OH, Marchelle Minton Greear and husband, Ray, Sonya Powers and husband, Shane, Tonya Minton Lawson, Coeburn and husband, Kenny, Heather Minton, all of Coeburn, and Tina Lynn Minton Collins, and husband, Greg, Pound; brother, Johnny Minton, Huron, OH; five sisters, Mary Elizabeth Foster, Francis Burita "Rita" Mitchell, Maxie Laney, and Nancy Jane Crawford, all of Coeburn, and Ann Wallace , Marion, OH; 15 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren,several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Special thanks to Wellmont Hospice, Dr. Maurice Nida and Staff at Wellmont Outpatient Clinic.

   Jimmy's wishes were to be cremated. Arrangements are being handled by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Joseph "Pat" Vandiver

 





Joseph Patmus "Pat" Vandiver

Coeburn, VA ~ Joseph Patmus "Pat" Vandiver, 61 passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tennessee.
   He was a former employee of Food City.
   He was the son of the late William Lee (Bud) Vandiver and Nellie Marie Vandiver - Helbert.
   Pat is survived his companion, Lois Owens; a daughter, Melissa Vandiver, Roanoke, VA; two sons, Joe Vandiver, Wise and John Vandiver, Lincolnton, NC; two sisters, Barbara J. Vandiver, Virginia Beach, and Jennifer Helbert Mathieson, Coeburn; 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild 3 neices and 1 nephew.

   Funeral services for Joseph Patmus Vandiver will be held on Sunday August 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Burial will be 1 PM Monday, August 14, 2017 at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Sunday after 4:00 P.M. until service time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Barbara Ann Hale

 




Barbara Ann Hale

   Coeburn, VA ~ Barbara Ann Rose Hale, 43 passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Dickenson County Medical Center in Clintwood, Virginia.
   She was preceded in death by grandparents, A.C. and Pearl Fogleman and Esmond Rose and Ruth Shoe.
   She is survived by her parents, Edward Arnold Rose and Barbara Gayle Rose of Coeburn; two sons, Zachary (Gabby) Hale, Clintwood, and Lucas (Tiffany) Mullins, Christiansburg, VA; two daughters, Sierra Hale, Dante, fiancé, Randy Neece  and Lissa (Jon) Muncy, Bluefield, VA; husband, Terry Dwayne Hale, Dante; a brother, Eddie (Wanda) Rose, Castlewood.

   Memorial services for Barbara Ann Hale will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Rugsby Chapel Church with Rev. Wayne Keith officiating. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Carson Lawson, Sr.

 




Arvil Carson Lawson

St. Paul, VA ~ Arvil Carson Lawson, Sr., 78 of Sandy Ridge area in Coeburn, VA passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at Bristol Hospice House in Bristol Tennessee.
   He retired in 1996 from Costal Coal Co. VICC.
   He was born on July 26, 1939, he was the son of the late Earnest Charles Lawson and Eula Mae Mays Lawson. in addition to his parents Carson was preceded in death by five sisters, Betty Meade, Mary Gatewood, Linda Eastwood, Glynis M. Robinson, and Georgia Lee Meade; a brother, Harold Lawson.
   Survived by his wife of 56 years, Charlotte Ann Marshall Lawson, St. Paul, VA; two sons, Carson (Dorothy) Lawson, Jr., Castlewood, Chris Lawson, St. Paul; two sisters, Eunice (Bobby) Peatross, Hanover, VA and Kay (Wayne) Seay, Alleyt, VA; three brothers, Ray (Renee) Lawson, Coeburn, VA, Jerry (Pat) Lawson, Dandridge, TN and Jeff (Debbie) Lawson , St. Paul, VA; brother-in-law, Gerald (Crystal) Meade, Coeburn; sister-in-law, Barbara Lawson, St. Paul, VA; a granddaughter, Heather Lawson (Matt) Jordan; a grandson, Bryan Lawson; a great-grandson, William Chase Jordan; a special niece, Debra Meade; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

   Funeral services for Arvil Carson Lawson will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glen Ritchie and Rev. Leslie Ritchie officiating. Burial will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Lawson Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday after 5:00 P.M. until funeral time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Jeremy Ray Maine

 



Jeremy Ray Maine

Coeburn, VA ~ Jeremy Ray Maine, 40 passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton, Virginia.
   He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Marjorie Maine and Carlos and Elma Mullins.
   Survivors include mother, Cathy Lynn Maine, and father, Jerry Ray Maine, Coeburn; a special sister, Kelsey Pumley, Coeburn; several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and friends.

   Funeral services for Jeremy Ray Maine will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carlos Mullins, Jr. and Rev. Bill Crawford officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Saturday after 6:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.