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Jeanette C. Dingus Horne


Jeanette C. Horne
Jonesborough, TN ~ Jeanette C. Dingus Horne, 76 passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Christian Care Center in Johnson City Tennessee.
   She was a former resident of Caney Ridge in Coeburn, VA.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, Emory and Nell Dingus; also a brother, E.J. Dingus.
   Survivors include her husband, Victor R. Horne, Jonesborough, TN; daughter, Kathy Johnson and husband, Jamie, Gainesville, GA; brother, David C. Dingus,Chincoteague, VA; sister, Blanche Kennedy, Belleville, MI; a very special nieces and nephews. Special thanks to staff of the Christian Care Center and supportive family and friends.

   Funeral services for Jeanette C. Horne will be held Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lenny Smith and Rev. Joseph Kennedy officiating.
Burial will follow at Rugsby Cemetery on Caney Ridge in Coeburn, VA. The family will recieve friends from 1 P.M till service time. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.

Melissa Ann Younce


Melissa Ann Younce

Norton, VA ~ Melissa Ann "Mimmy" Younce, 39 Went Home to be with her savior on  Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon Virginia.

   She was born in Norton, Virginia on April 14, 1976. She served God faithfully and shared the Gospel in how she lived her life. She attended Banner Revival Center where she played drums and encouraged everyone she met. She fought a good fight and kept the Faith and loved by many.
   She is survived by her parents, Virgil Lee and Rose Marie Younce, Norton; Two  Sister 's, Tiffany Thompson, and husband, Matt, St. Paul, and Kelli Younce, Coeburn; a brother, Virgil Younce II , Norton; two nephews she loved dearly, Axton Howard and Titus Thompson; several uncles, aunts, cousins and a host of friends.

   Visitation for Melissa Younce will be held after 6:00 P.M. Tuesday July 14, 2015 at Estes Funeral Home Chapel in Coeburn. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 15, 2014 at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford Sister Jane Crawford officiating. Burial will follow at White Oak Cemetery on Thackers Branch in Norton, VA. Estes Funeral Home is in charge.

Mildred Bryant Young


Mildred Young

Coeburn, VA ~ Mildred Bryant Young, 82 passed away Monday, June 8, 2015 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.
    She was the daughter of the late Montague Bryant and Rosa Deskins Bryant; also preceded in death by her husband, John Kenneth Young.
    Survivors include four daughters, Robin Ballance, Louisburg, NC, Lynn Cowan, Morganton, NC, Dawn Young, Boston and Jonnie S. Young, Jacksonville Beach, FL; sister-in-law, Joyce Jones, Coeburn, brother-in-law, Jack Jones, Coeburn; seven grandchildren, Jenny, David, Dylan, Michi, Cristopher, Miranda and Aiden; a great grandchild, Gabe.

   Graveside services and burial for Mildred Young will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens with Rev. Leslie Ritchie officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday 12 Noon to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.

Swin Samuel Lee Duty


Swin Samuel Lee Duty

Coeburn – Swin Samuel Lee Duty 65, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton.

   He was the son of the late John Nelson and Sally Estlee Mullins Duty; also preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Anthony Duty and a sister, Dollie Earsie Bowen.

   Survivors include a daughter, Delorise Darlene Kee, Mt. Pleasant, NC; brothers, Ricky Albert Duty and Marcus Andrew Duty both of Coeburn, Ed Willie Duty, High Point, NC, and Raymond Cephus Nelson Duty, Dante; sisters, Ginger Kay Fayetta Hayes, St. Paul, Martha Delores Hill, Castlewood, Virginia Harvey, Dante, Evelyn Charlene Edwards, and Ruby Faye Fender both of Thomasville, NC; 3 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Swin Duty will be held 2 PM Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Shortridge officiating. Burial will follow in Blaine McCoy Cemetery on Sandy Ridge. Visitation will be held at the funeral home after 6 PM Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Estes Funeral Home is in charge.

Charlie H. Clark


Charles Hubert Clark

Coeburn, VA ~ Charles Hubert  Clark, 80 passed away Monday, June 8, 2015 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton Virginia.
    He was former owner and operator of Clarks Garage in Coeburn.
    He was the son of the late Sherman Clark and Betty Cloud Clark; also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
    Survivors include long time companion, Mildred Plaster; two daughters, Connie Lawson, and husband, Joe  and Tammie Hughes, and husband, Ricky all of  Coeburn; a son, Michael Clark and wife, Linda, Wise; sisters,Nell Yeary, and Shirley Clark, both of Coeburn and Betty Jean Hughes, Big Stone Gap; 9 grandchildren, 8 great gradnchildren, several niece and nephews and a large extended family.

   Memorial services for Charles Hubert Clark will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 5:00 PM at Point of Life Ministery, Dale Ridge in Coeburn with Pastor Walter Porter officiating. The family will receive friends after 3:00 P.M. until service time. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, Coeburn, VA.

Carolyn Jean Baker


Carolyn Jean Baker

Coeburn, VA ~ Carolyn Jean Newman Baker, 71 of Coeburn went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee after a short illness.
    Carolyn was a champion of the enviroment and cattle industry devoting her volunteer energies to the Lonesome Pine Soil & Water Conservation District, Farm Bureau, Cattlesmen's Association and many other worthy causes.
    She was the daughter of the late Alvin Ray Newman and Nina Marie Newman.
    Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Royce Baker; two  daughters, Kelly Miller and husband Bill, Damascus and Laura Leigh Newman, Coeburn; one  son, Jason Baker, Coeburn; two grandchildren, Grayson Keith Baker and Hayden Miller; one brother, Donald Ray Newman and wife, Karen, Denver, NC; best friend and cousin, Nikki Adkins; aunt, Mildred Lawson; uncle, Dan Buchanan; niece and nephew, Catherine Newman, William Newman and many more close cousins and relatives; Carolyn cherished each and every one of her loving friends and neighbors.

   Memorial  services for Carolyn Jean Baker will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Saturday, after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. Flowers are welcome or donations to St. Jude's, Shriners, Ronald McDonald House or Lonesome Pine Soil and Water Conservation District. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.