Recent obituaries

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Martha Williams

ABBS VALLEY Martha Johnson Williams, widow of Thomas Theodore (Ted) Williams, Sr., of Abbs Valley departed this life April 24, 2017. She was born August 27,...
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Martha Williams

Emily Sanders

GAINESVILLE, Ga. Emily Joyce Sanders who resided at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, GA with her husband of 60 years, Walter McDonald Sanders III, quietly...
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Emily Sanders

Robert G. Thomason, Jr

PRINCETON Robert G. "Bob" Thomason, Jr., 88, of Princeton died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Cassell's Board and Care in Princeton. Born April 5, 1929 in...
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Robert G. Thomason, Jr

John Rose, Jr.

BLUEFIELD John Priestly Rose, Jr., 83, of Tank Hollow Road Bluefield, West Virginia passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at his residence.
John was born on...
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John Rose, Jr.

Evangelist Sue G. Smith

7 p.m., at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluefield. Entombment will be held Friday, April 28, at 10 a.m., at Woodlawn memorial Park Mausoleum.
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Evangelist Sue G. Smith

Pansy Vest

2 p.m., at Cravens-Shires Funeral home Chapel in Bluewell. Bural will follow at Woodlawn memorial Park in Bluewell.
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Pansy Vest

Earl Canaday

1 p.m., at Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of Bailey-Kirk Funeral home in Princeton. Interment will follow at Roselawn memorial Gardens in Princeton.
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Earl Canaday

Russell Argo

BLACKSBURG, VA Russell Trent Argo, 55, of Blacksburg, Virginia, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. Born October 1, 1961 in Durant, Oklahoma, and grew up in...
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Russell Argo

Howard Porter

BLUEFIELD, Va. Howard D. Porter, 82 of Bluefield, VA, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, after a short illness. He was born in Blacksburg, SC, June 10, 1934...
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Howard Porter

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Recent death notices

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Althea Palmer

92, of Bluefield, Va., died Monday, April 24, 2017 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton.
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Althea Palmer

Gearldean Redd

89, of Wilcoe, W.Va., died, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Westwood Nursing Center in Bluefield, Va.
Arrangements are incomplete at Gregory-Page Funeral Home in Welch.
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Gearldean Redd

Galen O. Griffee

84, of Athens, died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Princeton Community Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center...
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Galen O. Griffee

Mona Cuddy

of Bluefield, VA, died Wednesday April 26, 2017 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.
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Mona Cuddy

Valerie Presley

died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Princeton Community Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.
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Valerie Presley

Robert G. Thomason, Jr.,

88, of Princeton died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Cassells Board and Care in Princeton. Arrangements are incomplete at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton.
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Robert G. Thomason, Jr.,

Martha Williams

94, of Abbs Valley, Va., died Tuesday, April 26, 2017 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Cravens-Shires Funeral home in Bluewell.
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Martha Williams

John, Oblinger

91 of Wytheville, Va., formally of Bluefield, died Monday, April 24, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Dudley Memorial .
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John, Oblinger

Curtis Spinella

80, of Flat Top, died Monday, April 24, 2017 at The Beckley Veterans Administration Hospital in Beckley. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cravens-Shires...
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Curtis Spinella

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So sorry for the loss of such a great man. Wish we could be there with you during this difficult time. Lonnie was a wonderful, sincere man. He... Read more
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