|DONALD C. BURTON
Born: November 15, 1935; Died: October 23, 1981;
Age: 45 years, 11
months and 8 days.
Funeral Services: Monday, October 26, 1981, at two
o'clock pm, at the
Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, WV, with Rev. J. W. Burch officiating.
Interment in Lincoln Memorial Park.
He was the son of the late Clate barton; a 1955
Graduate of Hamlin High
School; a Past Commander of American Legion post 111, Hamlin; a Veteran
the US Army (Sgt., Special Forces); former employee of the Koontz Funeral
Home and the US Postal Service; member of Hamlin Baptist Church; and
owner/operator of his trucking firm.
Surviving: his wife, Antonia (Ulla) Kartmann Burton;
a daughter, Karin
McComas; his mother, Nellie Barrett Burton; a brother, Ralph (Butch)
and a sister, Sue Ann Mullins.
DAVID LEE BIAS, 23, of Route 1, Buffalo Creek, West Hamlin, W.Va.,
Sept. 26, 1969, died nov. 8, 1992. He was a beloved son of Troy
Janet Leigh Justice Bias of the same address. He was a member
Buffalo Baptist Church, and a graduate of Hamlin High School, a veteran
the U.S. Marine Corps and a member of the U.S. Army Reserve.
services will be conducted Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1992, at 11 a.m. at the
Funeral Home, Hamlin, with the Rev. Charles Markin officiating.
be in Bias Cemetery, Route 1, West Hamlin, W.VA. Surviving, in addition
his parents, are his wife, Joycelyn Bias from Manila in the Philippines;
daughter, April Daleicia Bias of Manila in the Philippines; one brother
sister-in-law, Gene Allen and Amy Bias of Oscoda, Mich.; maternal
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Columbus Justice of Delbarton, W.Va.;
great-grandmothers, Irma M. Butcher of West Hamlin and Pearl Justice
Delbarton, W.Va.; two nephews, Jason and Andrew Bias; uncles and aunts,
Bias, Mr. and Mrs. Junior Justice, Mr. and Mrs. Timmy Justice, Oscar
Hernandez, Bridget Gray, Lora Butcher and Anna Lou Butcher; and a special
cousin, Jesse Dale Butcher. He was preceded in death by a special
Dale Butcher, and a special cousin, Phillip Butcher. He is survived
beloved cousins and great-aunts, great-uncles and friends. Friends
from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
ARVIL E. BROWNING
Born: July 1, 1894; Died: May 12, 1981; Age: 86
years, 10 months and 11
Funeral services will be on Thursday, May 14, 1981,
at two o'clock pm,
at the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.V., with Rev. Emil Parker officiating.
Interment in Fairview Memory Garden, Hamlin.
He was the son of the late William and Polly Rice
Browning, the widower
of Verba Marie Tincher Browning, and a retired restaurant operator.
Surviving are: 2 daughters: Mrs. Juanita Hall and
Christensen; 7 grandchildren: Richard Hall, Pam Dice, Curt and Margy
Christensen, Christine Lightman, Sue Tabernero and Carolyn Bills; and
great grandchildren: Caren Bills, Kent, Kimberly and Kerri Hall, Susi
Tabernero and Johnathan and Laurah Marie Dice.
Born: January 16, 1908; Died: March 16, 1984; Age:
76 years, and 2
Funeral services will be at the Koontz Funeral Home,
Monday, March 19, 1984 - 11:00 o'clock a.m. with Reverend James Alley
officiating. Interment will be in Franklin Cemetery near Branchland,
He was a son of the late Pad and Nettie Wysong Browning,
and a retired
SURVIVING: Two daughters: Jeanetta A. McDonald
and Dorothy Jean Huff;
Four brothers: Clifton, Paris "Brad", Elisha and Wilson Browning; Three
sisters: Lillian Lucas, Nellie Waldren, and Ollie Dailey; 11 grandchildren
and 10 great grandchildren.
Walter Burk Bias, 95, of Wayne, W.Va., died
Friday, Oct 9, 1992, at his
residence. Funeral sesrvices will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday
Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Casey Stinespring. Burial will
Elmwood Cemetery at Wayne. He was born Aug. 23, 1897, in Lincoln
W.Va., a son of the late William Wesley and Serena Smooth Bias.
He was a
retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service. He was also a former
of the United Methodist Church throughout Wayne County and served as
treasurer for the Wayne United Methodist Church for many years.
preceded in death by his wife, Mae Sansom Bias. Survivors include
daughter, Ruth Gay Thayer of Wayne; three granchildren, Cynthia Lee
Sharretts of Monkton, Md., Jedffery Scott Thayer, both of Houston,
three great-grandchildren, Amanda Sharetts, Adam Sharetts and Jacob
Thayer; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from
2 p.m. until
service time Sunday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.
Mrs. Sadie Opal Monk, 69, of Green Valley
Addition, Crab Orchard,
formerly of Sohpia, died Tuesday at a Beckley Hospital following a
Born Sept 30, 1917, at Egeria, she was the daughter
of the late Samuel
T. and Victoria McKinney Shrewsbury.
Mrs. Monk was a homemaker and a member of the Sophia
She was preceded in death by a son, James Garland
Survivors include her husband, Garland Monk; two
sons, Jack L. Monk of
Clarksville, Tenn., and Fred A. Monk of Manassas, Va.; three daughters,
Peggy Sue Burkhart of Big Rock, Tenn., Patty Wooten of Crab Orchard
Barbara Jean Reid of Franklinton, N.C.; two brothers, Jasper Shrewsbury
Stephenson and Walton Shrewsbury of Iaeger and Nola Akers of Matoaka;
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Sophia
First Baptist Church
with the Rev. Jim Munday officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge
Gardens at Prosperity.
Friends may call today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at
the Williams-Blue Ridge
Funeral Home in Sophia and at the church one hour prior to services.
Grandsons and son-in-laws will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. A. J. Barrett, 94, (better known by her
many friends in Hamlin as
"Aunt Meck") died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. F. Morris, 2760
Avenue, Huntington at 5 P.M. Monday.
Mrs. Barrett, a sister of Brigadier General John
S. Witcher of the Union
Army, who after the war of the 60's became paymaster general of the
army, was born in Virginia March 23 in 1846, daughter of Jeremiah and
Mrs. Barrett was preceded to the grave by her husband,
many years ago.
In early life she moved to Lincoln county and was
a resident of Hamlin
until a year ago. Then, because of enfeebled health, she went
to live with her daughter.
"Aunt Meck" despite her advanced years, resided
alone in Hamlin up until
about a year ago, up until which time she did her own house work.
known by every citizen of Hamlin and practically all the people of
Besides her daughter she leaves one son, Charles
E. Barrett of Madison,
six granchildren and six great-granchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Morris home at
3 P.M. Tuesday, the
Rev. W. A. Debar of the Hamlin Methodist Church officiating in the
of a large crowd of relatives and friends. Many from Hamlin attended
services. Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery, just east of Hamlin,
Johnson-Koontz Funeral Directors in charge.
MRS. NORA BARRETT
Mrs. Nora Barrett, 95, of 213 Second St. N., St.
Albans, died Saturday
at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Esther McKinney in St. Albans after
She was formerly of Lincoln County and she attended
Good Hope Baptist
Church in Lincoln County. She was a five-year resident of St.
Also surviving: Sons, Joseph Barrett of Hurricance
and Edward Billups of
Hamlin; step daughters, Mrs. Ermal Belcher of St. Albans and Mrs. Hattie
Campbell of Hurricane; stepson, Cebert Barrett of Culloden; sister,
Maude Zeller of Sarasota, Fla.; 15 grandchldren; several great- and
Service will be 2:30 p.m Monday at Casdorph-Curry
Funeral Home, St.
Albans, with the Rev. Alvin Larck and the Rev. Don Strickland officiating.
Entombment will be in Cunningham Memorial park Mausoleum. Friends
from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
MRS LAURA BARRETT, 89, of Hamlin, died Saturday,
Feb. 9, 1985, at home
after a short illness.
Surviving: sons, Lester Scites of West Hamlin,
Haven Barrett and
Hercile Barrett, both of Hamlin: daughters, Juanita lucas of Huntington,
Freda Weaver of Bucyrus, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-granchildren.
Services held Tuesday at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin,
with the Rev.
Forest Cummings officiating. Burial in Cites Cemetery, West Hamlin.
THOMAS BLACKBURN BARRETT
Born: November 21, 1890; Died; May 13, 1977; Age, 86 years, 5
days. Funeral services 2:00 o'clock pm, Sunday, May 15, 1977,
at the Koontz
Funeral Home, Hamlin, WV, with Reverend E.E. Hall officiating.
be in the Scites Cemetery, West Hamlin, WV.
Son of the late Alonzo Barrett and the late Mattie Bostick Barrett.
SURVIVORS: Widow; Laura Scites Barrett: Two sons; Haven and Hircle:
daughters; Juanita Lucas and Freeda Weaver: One sister; Ora Woodall:
stepson; Lester Scites; twelve granchildren and fourteen
Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, WV, in charge of Funeral Arrangements.
HERCILE H. 'CHICK' BARRETT
Born: January 26, 1929; Died: May 2, 1991; Age: 62 years,
3 months and 6
Funeral services will be at the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, West Virginia.
Sunday, May 4, 1991 - 2:00 oclock pm with Reverend Clarence Hutton
Reverend Frances Brown officiating. Interment will be in Lincoln
Park, Hamlin, W. Va.
He was a son of the late Thomas and Laura Scites Barrett. He
was a former
Member of the Oriental band, Beni Kadem Shrine, Charleston, WV; was
of Hamlin Lodge #79, F.F. & A. M.; was a Member of Trinity Methodist
and was a member of Guy M Edwards Post #8886, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
was a former principal at Cabell High School; and was a former Coat
Adams Jr. High School and Charleston High School. He was a Veteran
SURVIVING: his wife; Jo Ann Turley Barrett; two sons: Stephen
Barrett and Michael Aaron Barrett; one brother: Haven Barrett; two
Juanita Lucas and Freda Weaver; one half-brother: Lester Scites and
granchildren: Stephanie Barrett, Tiffany Nicole Barrett, and Ian Frazier
HAVEN 'BUS' BARRETT
Born: September 4, 1923; Died: April 25, 1992; Age: 68
years, 7 months, 21
Funeral services will be at the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, West Virginia
Monday, April 27, 1992 - 1:00 o'clock pm with Reverend James Mounts
Reverend John Losh officiating. Interment will be in Fairview
Garden, Hamlin, W. Va. with Military graveside rites by Members of
the U. S.
Army from Fort Knox, KY.
He was a son of the late Thomas and Laura Scites Barrett. He
was a retired
Veteran of the U. S. Army with Service in World War II, Korea, and
He was of Foreign Wars, abd the Disabled American Veterans. He
retired Barber; and was a member of the Central Methodist Church, Hamlin,
SURVIVING: his wife: Geraldine Thaxton Barrett; one son:
and one Daughter: Trina Miller; two step-sons: Charles Dana Wilkinson
Gary Wilkinson; one sister: Juanita Lucas; grandson: Joshua Miller;
step-grandsons: Jody and Chad Wilkinson; step-granddaughter: Missy
COLVIN G ADKINS
Born: September 19, 1915; Died: November 4, 1989; Age:
74 years, 1 month
and 6 days.
Funeral services will be at the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W. Va.
November 6, 1989 - 2:00 O'Clock P.M. with Reverend Walton Smith and
Milo Cummings officiating. Interment will be in Goldsbury Cemetery,
W. Va. with Military Graveside Rites by American Legion Post #111,
He was a son of the late Garfield and Leila Adkins; was a retired school
teacher of 59 years; served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World
was a Member of the Veterans Foreign Wars and American Legion Post
a member of Hamlin Lodge #79, A.F. and A.M.; and was a member and deacon
the Bethel Baptist Church, Sias, W. Va.
SURVIVING: his wife, Imogene Sizemore Adkins, Five Step-sons;
Sizemore, Jr.; SFC Ronnie Sizemore, Jeffrey Sizemore, Joseph Sizemore,
Michael Sizemore; one Step-daughter: Diana Sizemore Johnson;
Kermit Adkins; Four sisters: Flawn Fletcher, Dorotha Ruff, Emiline
Krechting, and Doskia Everson; and nine step-grandchildren.
DARLES CLYDE ADKINS, 65, of Sias, W. Va. died Nov 12, 1994 at
He was born Dec. 22, 1928, in Sias, a son of the late Roy and Thelia
Adkins. He was also preceeded in death by his brother Orville
was retired from West Virginia Department of Highways. He was
a U.S. Army
veteran who served two tours of duty in the field artillery in Korea.
was a member of Palermo Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife,
Dotson Adkins; his mother-in-law, Ercy Dotson; three sons, Clyde Adkins
his wife, Janet, Joe Adkins and Wendell Adkins, all of Sias; a newphew
he raised, Elba Adkins; Elba's five children, Amanda, Ashley,
and Brittany Adkins; a great-great nephew who called him Pa Pa, Cheyenne
Merritt; four sisters, Jewwll Adkins of Sias, Sally Adkins of Charleston,
Mildred Adkins of Sumerco, W.Va. and Betty Baker of Ranger, W.Va.;
granchild. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday,
1994 at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va. by the Rev. K.D. Bragg and
Rev. Tommy Cooper. Burial will be in Goldsbury Cememtery, Sias,
military graveside rites by American Legion Post No. 111, Hamlin.
may call from 6 to 9 pm Monday at Koontz Funeral Home.
MR. DALLAS EUGENE ADKINS, 55, of Salt Rock, W.Va. passed
away at his
residence Oct. 6, 1992, after a long illness. Funeral services
conducted Monday, Oct 12, 1992 at 2 p.m. at the Valley of Decision
Rev. Dick McGlone. Burial will be in the Ray Cemetery at
Bear Creek in
West Hamlin. He was born April 9, 1937, in Palamo, W.Va., a son
of the late
Dowe and Lilly Burgess Adkins. He was retired from the CSX Railroad
a former chief of the Salt Rock Volunteer Fire Department and also
honorary member of the fire department, and a fire warden with the
Virginia State Forestry. He was preceded in death by two daughters
brother. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Rowena Ray Adkins;
sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Donnetta of Richmond, Va., Greg
Misty of Salt Rock, Doss and his former wife Dianna of Barboursville,
Eddie and Loretta of Barboursville; nine grandchildren, Brian, Jennifer,
Brent, Jason, Robby, Michael, Michelle, Jessica and Brittany Adkins;
sisters and brothers-in-law, Eloise and Carl Brunty of West Hamlin,
and Kenneth Jones of Columbus, Ohio, Judy Swimms of Delbarton, W.Va.,
Helen and Gary Adkins of Salt Rock; one sister-in-law and one
brother-in-law, Doris and Glen McFann of Lesage, W.Va.; 17 nieces,
nephews, and a host of relatives and friends, and a special friend,
Moore, Jr. Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 9 pm at the Wallace
Home, Barboursville, and after 1 p.m. at the church Monday. Nephews
serve as pallbearers.
SIAS - Clayburn Garrett Adkins, 75, died June 3, 1993.
He was born June 12,
Funeral services were conducted at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, June
the Rev. Howard Oxley, the Rev. Walton Smith, and the Rev. Milo Cummings
officiating. Interment was in Walker Adkins Cemetery, Sias (Big
He was a son of the late Benjamin "Ben" and Sallie Adkins. He
was a member
of the Bethel Baptist Church, Sias; was a retired coal miner, was a
Military Veteran of World War II.
Surviving: his wife, Elba Stowers Adkins; two sons, Daynor Joe
Clayburn Garrett Adkins Jr; three daughters, Icyline Plumley, Doris
Carver, and Linda Lou Browning; three brothers, Jessie Adkins, Carles
Adkins, and Winford Adkins; two sisters, Ilene Plumley, and Lizzie
four grandsons, Michael Adkins, Jason Adkins, Scottie Adkins and Butch
Plumley; three granddaughters, Sherrie Carver, Krystell Carver and
Browning; special friends, Harold and Naomi Oxley, Linnie Adkins, Dottie
Cummings, Miles and Minnie Browning; and a special cousin, Hallie and
SHANNON H. ADKINS
Born: November 6, 1921; Died: March 5, 1982; Age: 60 years,
3 months and
Funeral services will be Monday, March 8, 1982, at Two O'Clock pm,
Koontz Funeral home, Hamlin, W.V., with Rev. Russell Adkins officiating.
Interment is Fairview Memory Gardens, Hamlin, WV.
He was the son of the late Grover and Laurette Wilson Adkins; was a
driller for over 40 years; and was a Veteran of WW II.
Surviving are: his wife, Eunice Lovejoy Adkins; 1 son, Charles
"Skip" Adkins; 2 daughters: Deanna Bradley and R. Elaine Adkins;
brothers: Abe, Sig, Haskell, Purleigh and Bill Adkins; 2 sisters,
Prader and Thelma Lovejoy; 5 granchildren and 1 step-granchild.
LULA A. ADKINS
Born: August 19, 1906; Died: November 3, 1991; Age 85 years,
2 months and
She was a daughter of the late John H. and Lelia Collins Bryant.
preceded in death by her husband: Jessie G Adkins; and was also
death by eight brothers and three sisters. She was a member of
Baptist Church, Rt. 1, West Hamlin, W.Va.
Funeral services will be at the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, West Virginia
Wednesday, November 6, 1991 - 1:00 O'clock P.M. with Reverend Clifford
Wilcoxen officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Memory Gardens,
SURVIVING is one daughter, Mrs. Melvin (Nettie) King; three grandchildren:
Dewanda Reedy, Douglas King, and Roger King; and eight great grandchildren:
Yvonne McDowell, Michael King, Michelle Reedy, Amy King, Angela Roberts,
Donna King, Brent Reedy and Laura King.
Flossie M. Bias
WEST HAMLIN-Flossie M. Bias, 82 of West Hamlin, died June 25 in St.
Hospital. She was born Jan 3, 1911, in Sheridan, WV., the daughter
late Lucian and Anna Hayes Midkiff. She was a retired teacher
of 44 years
for the Lincoln County Board of Education. She was a member of
Lodge, the West Hamlin Volunteer Fire Department Women¹s Auxillary
West Hamlin United Methodist Church. She was a devoted mother,
teacher. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Willie D.
son and daughter-in-law, William K and Sonia Bias of Texas City, Texas;
daughter, Delois Preston of Huntington; one brother, Donald Gene Midkiff
West Hamlin; one sister, Jewell Midkiff, also of West Hamlin; nine
grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral was at 2 p.m.
the McGhee-Handley Funeral home, West Hamlin, WV. Burial was
Cemetery, Salt Rock.
MR CROSBY E. BIAS CLAIMED BY DEATH
Was Known Farmer of West Hamlin Route 1, And A Son Of
The Late Sheriff Dan Bias
Crosby E. Bias, fifty-three years old of West Hamlin, Route 1, who
Tuesday night of last week at his home, was buried Friday at 2:30 P.M.
Lincoln Memorial Park following funeral services at the West Hamlin
Church, with the Rev. R. P. Isaacs officiating.
Mr Bias was an excellent farmer citizen and was highly respected by
knew him. He was a son of the late Sheriff Dan Bias, and spent
most of his
life on a farm on Buffalo Creek, near Hamlin.
Surviving are the widow: Mrs. Eva Johnson Bias; five sons, C.
J. Bias of
Huntington, Forest Bias of Hamlin, Dorsey and Calvin Bias of the U.
and Crosby Bias Jr, at home; six daughters Mrs. Oneida Bias of Huntington,
Mrs. Juanita Hodge of Culloden and Misses Glennith , Jessie, Doris
Dendandalee Bias, all of West Hamlin; six brothers, Ross, Charley,
Chancey, mack and Shelby Bias, all of West Hamlin; a sister, Mrs. Queen
Sikes of Huntington, and four grandchildren.
Born December 14, 1892 died December 4, 1976. Age 83 yrs. 11
days. Son of the late Daniel and Emily Alford Bias. Funeral
a.m. Monday December 6, 1976, Koontz Funeral home, Hamlin, W.Va. Rev.
Bias, and Rev. Bobby Burns officiating. Burial in Bias Cemetery,
West Hamlin, W.Va. Surviving, 1 son Wilford Bias, 3 daughters, Mrs.
Mae Pridemore, Mrs. Eloise Kingery, and Mrs. Mildred Johnson.
grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren.
Born: September 10, 1914; Died: January 30, 1983;
Age: 68 years, 4 months
and 20 days.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, February 2, 1983, at Eleven O¹Clock
at the Koontz Funeral home, Hamlin, W.V., with Rev. Lawrence Duiley
officiating. Interment in the Curry Chapel Cemetery, near Hamlin,
He was the son of the late Henderson "Bill" and Arguilla Carpenter
and the Widower of Fannie Baker Ashworth.
Surviving are: 3 Sons: Roy, Billy and Guy Ashworth; 2 Daughters:
Pinkus and Sylvia Campbell; 2 Brothers: Herman and Leslie Ashworth;
Sisters: Zola Blankenship and Louise Garrett; 9 Granchildren and 1
Born: September 25, 1899; Died: May 14, 1991; Age: 91 Years,
7 Months, and
Funeral Services will be at the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, West Virginia,
Friday, May 17, 1991 11:00 O¹Clock A. M. with Reverend K.
officiating. Interment will be in Bear Branch Cemetery, Spurlocksville,
She was a Daughter of the late William and Laura Lovejoy Hill; was
of John W Adkins; and was a Member of the New Bethel Baptist Church,
Spurlocksville, W. Va.
SURVIVING: Two Sons: William C Adkins and Charles Dwayne
Daughters: Joyce Ramey and Nadine White; Two Brothers:
Eustace Hill and
Ronald Hill; One Sister: Irene Linville; Seventeen
Twenty-eight Great Grandchildren, and Two Great Great Grandchildren.
CHARLES VINSON BIAS
Born: June 29, 1929; Died: December 2, 1982; Age:
53 years, 5 months and
Funeral Services will be Sunday, December 5, 1982, at Two o¹clock
the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.V., with Rev. Emil Parker officiating.
Interment in Enon Cemetery, Salt Rock, W.V.
He was a graduate of Guyan Valley High School, a veteran of the US
in the Korean Conflict, and was a pipefitter.
Surviving are: his Parents, Romie and Opal Pridemore Bias; 2
Deborah Friberg, and Kathleen Bias; 1 Brother, Larry Bias; 1 Sister,
Perry; and 1 Granddaughter Ileah Friberg.
Lincoln Monitor, Volume III, Hamlin, W.Va., Thursday,
Last Friday, Mack Johnson, of West Hamlin, one
of Lincoln's best known
and oldest pioneer citizens, passed from this life to the great unknown
beyond, after an illness of short duration.
Uncle Mack, as he was familiarly known among his
large concourse of
friends, was in the early days of our county, recognized as one of
leading business men and democratic politicians of that day. He was
several years one of the leading spirits of democracy in Lincoln County,
on more than one occasion led his party to success. He was twice elected
sheriff of our county - 1876 and 1884. he retired from politics about
year 1888 and devoted his time to business matters, in which he was
successful as in politics. He has for the past few years been leading
life having accumulated a small fortune.
Although he was 80, or more, years of age, he enjoyed
the best of health
until his sudden illness some two or three weeks ago, which terminated
He leaves an aged wife and a number of adopted children.
He was a brother of F. M. Johnson, of Branchland,
one of the leading
business men of our county and county clerk of our county for one term.
The interment occurred Saturday in the West Hamlin
We tender our sympathies to the bereaved family
ANNIE BLACK BROWNING
Born: June 30, 1911; Died: September 17, 1994; Age:
83 Years, 3 Months,
She was a Daughter of the late Arvil and Lizzie Tabor Black; and was
Widow of Leslie F Browning. She was also preceded in Death by
Harold R. Black and Odbert M Black. She was a Member of the Walnut
Methodist Church, Hamlin (Trace Creek), West Virginia.
SURVIVING: Two Sons: Leo M Browning and Leon F. Browning;
Elizabeth M. "Libby" Browning Lawson; One Sister: Flossie Black
Grandchildren: Grant Browning, Debbie Riggs, Chistina Hawks,
Greg Browning, Freddie Browning, Todd Browning, Lamont Lawson, Anita
and Adam Lawson; and Twelve Great Grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be at the Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, WV Monday,
September 19, 1994-11:oo O'Clock A.M. with Reverend Billy Browning
officiating. Interment will be in Black Cemetery, Myra, West
may call at the Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 O'Clock P.M. Sunday