Hattie Bevins 94, of Hatfield, Ky. passed away Wednesday January 5, 2011 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.
She was born June 30, 1916, in Pike County, Kentucky a daughter of the late Joe Bud and Vada (Young) Burris. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Bevins (died Nov. 22, 1987); sisters, Maxine Young, Lakie Robinette and Luna Bevins and half brother, Virgil Burris.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Pilgrim Home Old Regular Baptist Church. Hattie was happiest when she was raising vegetables in her garden and flowers in her yard.
She is survived by one son, James H. "Jimmy" (Connie) Caines of Belfry, Kentucky; two granddaughters, April (Russ) Thompson of Lexington, Kentucky and Jamie (Ryan) Smith of Lexington, Kentucky; five great grandchildren, Evan Thompson, Steven Smith, Alyssa Smith, Abigail Smith and Addison Smith all of Lexington, Kentucky; Special Nieces, Sandy (Cal) Runyon of Pikeville, Kentucky, Linda (John) Ball of Belfry, Kentucky, Debbie (Tommy) Robinette,of Hatfield, Kentucky; Special Nephew, Burton (Hazel) Bevins of Hatfield, Kentucky; special great nieces and nephews, Eddie (Yvette) Runyon, Lonetta (Jeremy) Moses, Justan (Nicholas) Holder, Nicholas and Heather Bevins; great great neices and nephews, Triniti Shae, Brock, Jayla, Jordan and Zoey and her loving caretakers, Kathy Rose, Anita Smith and JoAnn Bevins a host of other loving family and friends, who will sadly miss her passing.
Funeral Services will be held 11 A.M. Saturday, January 8, 2011 at the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith Cemetery at Rockhouse Fork, Hatfield, Kentucky with Russ Thompson, Ryan Smith, Eddie Runyon, Nicholas Bevins, Jeremy Moses and Don Paul Bevins serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held after 6 P.M. Friday, January 7, 2011 at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home with a special singing service at 7 PM. R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.rerogersfuneralhome.com.
William Lee “Willie” Evans, 53 of Belo, WV went home to be with the Lord Jan. 5, 2011 at his home while surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 1, 1958 at Man, WV the son of the late Ernest and Maudie Fannin Evans. He was also preceded in death by a brother Lucian Buddy Evans. Willie was a CNA having worked for Williamson Memorial Hospital and Trinity Healthcare. He was a member of the Duncan Fork House of Prayer where he served as a Deacon.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Ida Runyon Evans, Daughter, Amanda (Frank “Baldie”) Marcum and his precious granddaughter, Jodi Marie Marcum of Belo, WV. Brothers, Danny Dale (Minnie) Evans of Chapmanville, David Evans of Logan, Denny (Vicie) Evans of Duncan Fork, Sisters, Judy (Blue) Adams of Pecks Mill and Lola (Randy) Sargent of Logan. Special In Laws, Burt (Kathy) Runyon, Mary (Jody) Ooten, Shirley (Jr. Ray) Ooten, Betty Lester) Marcum, Nora (Jack) Meade. He will be sadly missed by special nieces, nephews, and his co-workers from WMH and Trinity Healthcare. The family would like to extend a special thanks to a treasured niece and her family, Susan Ray and Kevin Kirk and their son Jonathan, who ministered loving nursing care to Willie and his family.
Funeral services will be held Sunday January 9, 2011 at 2:00pm at the Duncan Fork House of Prayer with Rev. Roger Ooten and Rev. Denny Evans Officiating. Burial will follow in the Runyon Cemetery at Belo, WV. Visitation will be at the Church Friday and Saturday evening with special services nightly at 7:00pm.
Pallbearers will be friends and family.
Online condolences can be made at ChafinFuneralHome.Com
Arrangements are under the direction of the Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.
Bryant Hatfield, 79, of Delbarton, WV passed away Jan. 5, 2011 at the Williamson Memorial Hospital. He was born August 11, 1931 at Cinderella, WV the son of the late Valentine Wall and Edith Waters Hatfield. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Camma Hall Hatfield, Brothers, Ted, Tim and Troy Hatfield, and sister, Mildred Lowery.
Bryant was retired from Consol Energy after working 32 years, he was also a member of the Hugh C. Boyd Lodge #119 at Red Jacket, and a veteran of the US Army serving as a Sgt. in the Korean Conflict.
His survivors include his wife, Connie Damron Hatfield, Sons, Bryant “Rocky” Teresa Hatfield of Delbarton, Wesley (April) Hatfield of Beaver Creek, OH.
Daughter, Brenda (Kyle) Dotson of Delbarton, Brothers, Wall Hatfield Jr. of Delbarton and the late Lucy Hatfield, Rush (Anna) Hatfield, and Jimmy (Hazel) Hatfield both of Columbus, OH, Billy Frank (Shirleen) Hatfield of Newark, OH, and Rodney (Nancy) Hatfield of Delbarton, WV., Sister, Sylvia Cisco of Delbarton and the late Jans Cisco. 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel Saturday Jan. 8, 2011 at 11:00am with Rev. Dallas Rife officiating. Burial will follow in the Brown Cemetery at Belo, WV. Visitation will be at the funeral home chapel Friday evening from 6-9pm. Pallbearers will be Rocky Justice, Kyle Dotson II, Jaret Hatfield, Ryan Hatfield, Chase Dotson, and Kyle Dotson. Honorary pallbearers will be Willard “Babe” Wallace, Sherman Sturgill, Roy Cline, John Davis and Orville Hall.
Online Condolences can be made at ChafinFuneralHome.Com
Grady Earmon Morgan, 66, of Simon, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at his residence.
He was born in Simon, Feb. 4, 1944, to the late Chester and Millie Morgan Morgan.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Long Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Long Branch, Simon. Burial will follow in the Milty Morgan Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday after 6 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mounts Funeral Home of Gilbert.
Bertha Elizabeth Powers, age 93, of Bee, Virginia, passed away Wednesday (January 5, 2011) in a Richlands, Virginia hospital. Born August 29, 1917 in Red Jacket, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late James Bascom and Hulda Tiller Dean. She was a 1935 graduate of Burch High School in Delbarton, West Virginia. She was a member of Bee Pentecostal Church of God for forty-six years. She is and will be greatly missed by so many family and friends. She never met a stranger or anyone she couldn’t love. Smiling, praying, and inviting you to church, she was Ma to all. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Barry Duane Browning, and one brother, Chester Dean.
Survivors include her husband of seventy-three years, Rev. Carson Powers of the home; one son, C.B. Powers and wife, Carmel of Litchfield, Ohio; one daughter, Gail Ellis and husband, Carl of Varney, West Virginia; grandchildren, Terry Powers and wife, Robin, Tammy Dressler and husband, Bob, Timothy Powers, Greg Browning and wife, Robin, and Trina Kirven and husband, Preston; great-grandchildren, Kirsten Browning, Tate Kirven, T.J. Powers and wife, Jess, Rachael Powers, and Brittany Dressler; and five great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Grady McGlothlin, Rev. Giles Ball, and Rev. Andrew Blankenship officiating. Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be David Stevens, Dustin Tiller, Goebel Stevens, Harold Hackney, Pat Barrett, and Leck Ray.
Friends may call at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Friday, where an evening service will be conducted at 7:00 PM.
Online condolences may be made at www.honakerfuneralhome.net.
Esculene Hall Smith 94, of Ormond Beach, Fla., formerly of Williamson, passed away Jan. 3, 2011, at Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach.
She was born March 21, 1916, in Williamson, to the late John Smith Hall and Vinia Preece Hall. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Smith; sister, Ernestine Gedel; brothers, Carl B. Hall M.D. and Cullen G. Hall, Esq.. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a retired insurance underwriter for Mingo-Tug River Insurance Agency.
Esculene resided all of her life in Williamson and loved the area and its people. The last years of her life were spent in Florida with her son and his family. When asked how she liked living in Florida, she would always reply, "West Virginia and Kentucky are my home. I am just on vacation."
Esculene is survived by her son, John Raymond Smith and his wife Julie Smith; granddaughter, Lindsay Frey; and grandson, Brandon Smith all of Ormond Beach. She also leaves behind many life-long dear friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday Jan. 8, at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home with Father Nick England officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Williamson.
Ivan Albert, Larry Blackburn, Ronnie Ferrell, Bill Linkenhoker, Gary Meade, Denny Moore, Larry Moses and James David Slater will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Blackburn, Greg Hurley, Jimm Kirk and Rodney McCoy.
Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. till 2 p.m. Saturday at R. R. Rogers Funeral Home.
In lieu of floweers, donations may be to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital in memory of Esculene Smith.
R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, Ky. is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at rerogersfuneralhome.com.