Franklin Lester, 74 of Hanover, departed this life on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Select Specialty Hospital in Charleston.
Born January 30, 1939 at Hanover, he was the son of the late William Bertie and Ardith Browning Lester.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by seven sisters and five brothers.
Timmy Ray Blankenship, 49 of Gilbert, departed this life on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Williamson Memorial Hospital.
Born July 30, 1963 at Welch, he was the son of the late Fred and Edith Griffey Blankenship.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Blankenship; his paternal grandparents, George Washington and Timpy Trent Blankenship; and his maternal grandparents, Jerry and Littie Fuller Griffey.
Loretta Sue Davis Jewell, 65 of Bruno, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and joined her many loved ones waiting for her in heaven, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, from Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington.
Born on June 30, 1948 at Verner, she was the daughter of the late Ora V. and Lois Browning Davis.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Angela Denise Jewell Arnold; her paternal grandparents, Jesse and Ocie Browning Davis; and her maternal grandparents, Owen and Lizzie Runyon Browning.
Janice W. Myers, 77 of Bruno, departed this life on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Logan Regional Medical Center.
Born August 7, 1935 she was the daughter of the late, Wirt Anthony and Sadie Grimmett Walker.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, J. D. Myers; two sisters: Lula Carter and Martha Harvey; one daughter, Patricia “Cushaw” Griffin and one beloved grandson, Jeremy “JD” Griffin.
Diana Shelton, 52 of Oceana, departed this life on Friday, July 5, 2013 at her residence.
Born on March 15, 1961 she was the daughter of the late John and Edith Keen Riffe.
Diana was a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend. She was of the Pentecostal faith.
Jeremy Darrell “J. D.” Griffin, 27 of Bruno, departed this life on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at his residence.
Born October 25th, 1985 at Man, he was the son of the late Bobby and Patricia “Cush” Griffin.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, J. D. Meyers; his paternal grandparents, Cork and Ruth Griffin, one uncle, Jerry Toler, one aunt, Linda Asbury and two cousins, Kelly (Dale) Goodman of Christian and Michelle Asbury of Bruno.
Terry Joe “Joe Bob” Holcomb, 50 of Hanover, departed this life on Sunday, June 30th, 2013, at this residence.
Born July 10, 1962, at Welch, he was the son of the late Robert “Bobby” and Judith “Nookie” Withrow Holcomb.
Yvonne Cline, 75 of Baisden, departed this life on Thursday, June 27th, 2013 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at Pikeville Kentucky.
Born October 11, 1937, at Baisden, she was the daughter of the late Emmett and Verda Davis Cline.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ernest Cline; four brothers: Ronald, Clarence, Jimmy and Kelly Cline; and three sisters: Rosie Keys, Gail Cline and Iness Testerman.
Mary Lovita Ward, 80 of Gilbert, departed this life on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at her residence.
Born March 22, 1933, at Glen Alum, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Ina Carter Smith.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Cecil Ward; three brothers: Jim, Thomas and Donnie Smith; a great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Cline; a brother-in-law, Sam Desantos; and two sisters-in-law, Wanda Smith and Imogene Smith.
Emma Lou Simms, 39 of Landville, departed this life on Friday, June 15, 2013 from University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY.
Born December 28, 1973, at Man, she was the daughter of Helen Lorraine Gibson Simms and the Late Luther Jackson Simms.
Emma Lou was a member of the Bruno Church of God. She loved going to church, watching television and playing with her cats, she also loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.