Recent obituaries

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Frank Carroll

Frank Henderson Carroll, 79 of Bluefield, VA, passed away at his home Sunday, January 14, 2018 with his family by his side.
Born in Bluefield, VA, he was the son...
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Frank Carroll

James Fletcher

James A. Fletcher, 74, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
He was preceded in death by his devoted and loving wife, Dianna Jo Light...
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James Fletcher

Elizabeth Kay King

Elizabeth Kay Charr King, 76, of Windsong Way, Nitro, WV, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston.
Born on March 26,...
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Elizabeth Kay King

Norman Clark

Norman Glen Clark, 76, of War passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley after a long battle with the effects of Agent...
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Norman Clark

Phyllis Thomas

Phyllis Ann Thomas, 65, of Chicken Farm Road, Bluefield, WV, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at her home.
Born on November 20, 1952 in...
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Phyllis Thomas

Autumn Leightan Shortt

Autumn Leightan Walls Shortt, age 40 of Christiansburg, Virginia passed at her home on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
She was born in Richlands, Virginia and was the...
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Autumn Leightan Shortt

Lucille Beavers

Lucille Beavers, 90, of Welch, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018.
Born July 27, 1927 in Twin Branch, WV, she was the daughter of the late, Lonnie and...
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Lucille Beavers

Billie Marie Carpenter

GALAX, VA Billie Marie Walls Carpenter, 74, of Galax, VA, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax.
Born September 26, 1944 in...
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Billie Marie Carpenter

Marija Pascuzzi

BLUEFIELD Marija Zarins Pascuzzi, 95, passed this life into her eternal home at Glenwood Retirement Village on January 12, 2018 surrounded by friends and the...
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Marija Pascuzzi

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Recent death notices

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Rufus, Shrader

79, of Bluefield, WV passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the home of his daughter in Maiden, NC. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cravens-Shires...
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Rufus, Shrader

Oliver Lee Law

89, of Bluefield, WV, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.
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Oliver Lee Law

Maria Pascuzzi,

95, of 1924 Glenwood Park Road, Princeton, WV, died Friday, January 12, 2018 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in...
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Maria Pascuzzi,

Mary Albert

94, of Bluefield, West Virginia died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home...
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Mary Albert

Stephen Danko

79, of Bluefield, VA, passed away Monday, January 8th, 2018 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Dudley Memorial Mortuary in Bluefield, VA.
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Stephen Danko

John Thornton Jr.

68, of Gary, died Friday, January 5, 2018 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Gregory-Page Funeral Home in Welch.
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John Thornton Jr.

Rose Amelia "Mimi" Spry

82, of Bluefield, West Virginia, died Sunday, January 7, 2018, after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield,...
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Rose Amelia "Mimi" Spry

Lonnie Snell

59, of Lexington, VA, formerly of Bluefield, VA and Estes Park, CO, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his home. Givens Funeral Home in Pearisburg, VA is in charge...
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Lonnie Snell

Preston, Dalton

age 77, of Whistlepost Circle, Crumpler, WV died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his home. Arrangements will be announced by the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in...
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Preston, Dalton

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Funeral, graveside and memorial services

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Autumn Leightan Shortt

2 p.m., at the Worship Hymn Church in Cedar Bluff, Va. Interment will follow at Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery, Richlands, Va.
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Autumn Leightan Shortt

Norman Clark

11 a.m., at the War United Methodist Church in War. Entombment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Bluefield, Va.
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Norman Clark

Elizabeth Kay King

2 p.m., at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bluewell.
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Elizabeth Kay King

Phyllis Thomas

10 a.m., at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell. Burial will follow at Hill Top Cemetery, Bramwell.
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Phyllis Thomas

Marija Pascuzzi,

2 p.m., at Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield. Interment will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery Mausoleum.
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Marija Pascuzzi,

Billie Marie Carpenter

10 a.m., at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell.
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Billie Marie Carpenter

Mary Albert

11 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bluefield.
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Mary Albert

Betty Evans

2 p.m., at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown. Burial will follow at Sunset View Cemetery, Bozoo.
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Betty Evans

Clara Alvis

11 a.m., graveside service at Athens Cemetery in Athens.
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Clara Alvis

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