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JANICE M. COUGHENOUR The beloved, open arms of the Coughenour family has left her earthly home. Janice Marie Coughenour (Yancey) of Hinton, WV, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, after a heart attack early that morning• She was 77. Janice was born on February 2, 1940 in Stephenson, WV to the late John and Hilda Yancey. She was a lifelong resident ofHinton, WV. Janice was always smiling; she laughed easily and loved fiercely• She had seven children, so it was not uncommon for her to be seen around town with a baby on her hip and a few stragglers in tow. At home, she could often be found dancing in her kitchen, singing hymns and Patsy Cline, or enjoying her front porch with some sweet iced tea. Wherever Janice was, there was always an open door and a listening II Funeral services were held at 12:00 noon Saturdoy, November 11, 2017 at Pi: =,t Funeral Home Chapel in tlmton with Pastor Roy Carter, Chaplain of Hinton Fire Department officiating. Burial followed in the Richmond Cemetery at Sandstone. The family will received friends from 6 until 9 p.m. Friday evening, November 10 at the funeral home. Members of the City of Hinton Fire Department served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of Sandstone and Summers County Fire Departments and Summers County E.M.S. Online condolences at www. Arrangements were by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV DORIS L. FARIS II 'Carolina and her caregiver and friend, Connie Martin of Hilldale. Funeral services were held 11:00 ,a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Penny Blevins and Pastor Patricia Worles officiating. Burial followed in the Harper Family Cemetery at Sandknob. Friends called from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday. November 10 at the funeral parlor. Family and friends served as pallbearers• In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Southern WV. Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. com JAMES To HUFFMAN James Thorton Huffman, 78, of Forest Hill went home to be with his Lord and Savior November 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving 'family following a long and courageous battle with cancer for almost 6 years. in the Worley Family Cemetery near 'Jumping Branch. Friends called from 1:00 p.m. until time of services on Saturday, November 11 at the funeral parlors. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Arrangements were by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. CO1 Tues. Nov. 14, 2017 Hinton News - 3 JAMES M. RICHMOND James Marion Richmond, 73 of Keatley Springs, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Summers County A.R.H. Hospital following a short illness. Born March 26, 1944 at Hix, he was the son of the late George Estel and Bethal Calvert Richmond. Mr. Richmond was retired from the maintenance department and was also a truck driver for the EDITH C. SEARS " Edith Catheline Hall Sears, 90, of Hinton went home to be with the Lord Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Born August 6, 1927 at Sod, WV she was a daughter of the late James Garfield and Lucy Jane Snodgrass Hall. Edith was a member of Riverview Chapel. She was a devoted homemaker. Edith was a mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother who was loved by all who knew her. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family• Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard N. Sears; one great granddaughter, Kristen Azzaro; six sisters; six brothers and three sons in law, Avery Dale Bragg, Summers County Board of Roger Harris and Mack Ruder. Education• He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. James enjoyed banjo playing and bluegrass music. He was also a craftsman and made musical instruments. He was a member of the Summers County LILLIE M. WARD Lillie Mac Ward, age 75 of Hinton, went to her heavenly home November 8, 2017 with family by her side at Summers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center• Lillie was born December 17, 1941 to the late Hubert and Sallie Taylor Weikle. She was preceded in death by her husband Clifford Ward; five brothers, John, Alfred, Eldridge, Run, Robert and a nephew she raised, Ronald. She is survived by three brothers, Charles Weikle and wife Hattie McClary of Sinks Grove, Paul Weikle of Union and Pete Weikle of Judson; two sisters, Mabel Bennett Those left to cherish her memory of Hinton and Nancy Kellum of include her children, Janice Mann Lima, OH; a special sister in law, and husband Darrell of Bellepoint, Margie Weikle of Union; one aunt, Lillian Bourne and husband Roy of Lucille Weikle of White Sulphur Morgantown, Patty Hamm and Springs andseveralnieces, nephews husband Doug of Norton, VA, Linda and cousins• Born Apml 13, 1939 m Hmton he ear. She loved her family almost as Dora Leigh Faris, 56, of Pipestem " " " Retired School Employees, and was Adkins and husband Jack of Hinton, Funeral services were held 2:00 was the son of late Everett T. and ..... Marie Harris and Andy of Meadow p.m. Monday, November 13, 2017 at much as she loved Jesus, and she went home to be with the Lord ,.a ummng resident of Summers Bridge, Debbie Bragg and husband Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors leaves behind a legacy of loving Friday, November 3, 2017 following Audra M. Loomis Huffman. dim was .~ • : • ~oun~y a faithful member of Fmendsh~p , " Paul Gig"ofHinton, Brenda Martin Chapel with Rev. Everette without judgment, of putting others a short illness ....... . rxe was preceded in death by an Baptist Church at Forest Hdl, lovea .... and Stuart ofNimitz, Kathy Harris Diffibaugh officiating. Burial before oneself, and of having Born August 2, 1961 at Raleigh - mIan~ son, one brother, Bobby spending time in the outdoors ....... andAlan of Hinton, Donna Gill and followed in the Cales Cemetery on gratitude in all circumstances•County she was a daughter of the . _ ~cnmona and three smters, Bunny hunting and fishing, lie was a ..... Janice is preceded in death by her late Agnes Palmer Adkins and . .. t_,yrus, ueome Richmond and Betty husband Jr. of Hinton, Junior Sears Chestnut Mountain• Friends called farmer, timbermanandconszruc~mn ..... of Hinton, Rhonda "Boo" Shelton from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday, parents, John and Hilda Yancey; her Daniel Paul Adkins of Pipestem. ~ - - • •. ~ i~ou mcnmona• worker mr Devoe Cons~ruc~mn mr a ...... and husband Sanford of Ballard, November 12 at the funeral parlors. brothersEd. Yancey,andKellanSiSters' Phipps,Jack YanceY,and provider•D°ra WaSShean wasin-h°mea lovinghealthcarewife, number of-years,, buz ..... ms. nearz,,J o emn" --~urv~vorsGill. RichmondmClude hmonelOWngson,Wife,Roy Tammy Wuchevich and husband Family served as pallbearers. belonged to his favorite job as a ous ...... ~ ...... Nick of Ballard, Jay Sears and Detra Arrangements were by the Rinda Shannon; and, most recently, mother and grandmother. Preceded ,~ , • x~cnmona anu wile rxms~ o~ driver for Summers County ~cnoom ......... of Hinton, Vicki Gunter and Ronald Meadows Funerai Parlors of by her son, Chris Coughenour. in death by one son, Anthony ........... ~ypress, i~. une ~augn~er, ~naron mr ~v years, wmcn ne reureu rrom __ . . husband John of Hinton; thirty five Hinton. Her surviving family membersAdkins; two brothers, Daniel Paul ~ong and companmn Dan Nuckols in 1997. • • grandchildren; thirty four great Condolences may be sent to the are numerous and include: Jr. and Danny PaulAdkins and two ~'~o~oAoA ~ Aoo~ ~, h~o ~,~o, of White Sulphur Springs, WV• Four Husband: Dean Coughenour; Sister:~ family atkww~w•ronaltlme~d~)ws,fp~ l~be~ca Ray. Six c~ldren a.adtheir~ sisters, Patricia Ann Adkins and w.~r"~M";ie" C"a~l "hu}f, ....brothers, Gene Richmond and wife gra~qd~h~|dren; fo.ur great grea~ Thoaeleftbocheeish, laePmex~ory-, .:a~P~la~qI",~ ...... o ~ '~l~lI~k'a~t'o;~., ,~ ~R~ehra'ond" a~nYl=wffe~COnme: ' '~ ~ ' of x ommy Worles and~wHe-.P~t or Blackmon and JeffBrehm; Mary Pat include her husband of29 years, Jim mree Dromers, donnny, rocky anu ............... geyser; sister in law, SissyAur~pas :'='*~ ~~CT~EE~V~ib • rarmvlue, v~, rmroia mcnmonoand husband Joel of Hopewell, VA; Hinton MasonidLodge # 62 meets and Eugene Jones; Susan Faris; two sons, Elijah McBride and Gregory Huffman, two rosters,and wife Mona ofHinton and Danny lst. and3rd. Monday ofevery month Coughenour Lowe; Kelly and Mike Harvey; and Colleen and Brian Watson• Grandchildren and great- grandchildren: Missy Clinebell, Quito Clinebell, Gage Lowe, Starr Lowe, Hannah Blackmon, Luke Jones, Joshua Maddy, Savannah Lowe, Tucker Lowe, Kaela Coughenour, Brady Coughenour, Asher Coughenour, Grace Harvey, Noah Harvey, Anna Watson, and Nora Watson. The family welcomed friends on Saturday, November 11, at Central Baptist Church from 1 to 2 p.m. Services followed, with Pastor Rubble Merritt officiating• Online condolences may be made at Arrangements were by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV JOSHUA P. DAWSON wife Hope of Jacksonville, NC and Justin Faris and wife Katelyn of Pipestem; nine grandchildren, Braxton, Brendon, Bryson, Braeden, Tyler, Gracie, Isabella, Matix and Kinsleigh and three sisters, Mary Huffman and husband Bryan of Wayside, Melissa Ward and husband Daniel of Sandstone and Ruth Hartwell and husband Doug of Pipestem. A celebration of life was held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Cooks Chapel Baptist Church with Pastor Dallas Peyton Jr. officiating. Friends called from 6:00 p•m. until time of services on Thursday, November 9 at the church. . Arrangements were by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. corn PEGGY L. HARPER Peggy Lee Williams Harper, 88, of Nimitz passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House. Born December 19, 1928 in Greenbrier County she was a daughter of the late Jacob Todd and Mary Emma Hefner Williams• Peggy was a member of Sandknob United Methodist Church• She had worked at G.C. Murphy Company and Cabot Gas. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband Robert Harper; sisters, Marie Fulwider and Mary Anna Williams and brothers, James Todd Williams, Russell Williams and Shurley Williams• She is survived by one daughter, Sherry Harper-McCombs and husband Kevin of Carlisle, PA; one granddaughter, Demma Lee Harper-McCombs; one grandson, Jules Robert Harper-McCombs; two sisters, Juanita Thorne of Slainsvilie, WV and Nancy Johnson Thorne of Hinton; one brother, Ray Williams and wife Becky of North Joshua Patrick Dawson, 27 of Hinton died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Summers County A.R.H. Hospital• Born March 2, 1990 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Donald Dawson of Beckley and Kimberly Dawson of Hinton. Josh was a 2008 graduate of Summers County High School• He was an employee of the City of Hinton Fire Department as an engineer. Josh was also a member of Summers County and Sandstone Volunteer Fire Departments• He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing• Survivors include his mother, Kimberly Dawson of Hinton, father, Donald Dawson of Beckley, brother, Justin Dawson of Hinton; step- mother, Sandi Daniel of Beckley, maternal grandparents, Harry and Glenna Ballew of New Stanton, PA, paternal grandparents, Al and Marie Dawson of Mt. Pleasant, PA and several cousins, aunts and • uncles• ~"~- Peggy Beasley and Carolyn Smith, and a special brother-in-law, Joe Beasley. Those left to cherish his memory are his devoted wife of 47 years, Carolyn Meadows Huffman of Forest Hill, daughter, Melissa Lemin of Forest Hill, son, Theran James Huffman of Peterstown, four granddaughters, Morgan and Amellia Lemin and their father Charlie Lemin of Forest Hill, Ann Marie Rose of WV and Lara Mills of WV, five great grandchildren, brother, Tommy Huffman and wife Joyce of Forest Hill, sister, Nancy Linsenbigler and husband Frank of PA, a host of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters in law, very special friend and brother in Christ, Benny Williams of Forest Hill, special cousin, Jimmy Loomis of Ronceverte and his faithful companion his kitty, Cupcake. Funeral services were held 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastors Joe Spencer and Dana Stalnaker officiating. Burial followed in the Atwell Cemetery at Ronceverte. Friends called from noon until time of services on Friday, November 10 at the funeral parlors. Family served as pallbearers. Arrangements were by the Renaid Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. corn BRENDA G. LILLY Brenda Gay Lilly, 66, of Jumping Branch passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House following a short illness. Born August 30, 1951 at Jumping Branch she was a daughter of the late John James and Norma Joy Bower Lilly. Brenda was a beautician and owner of Brenda's Beauty Shop in Hinton. She enjoyed flower gardening and working in her yard. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Jewel Hufford. Those left to cherish her memory include two sisters, Janise Brashears and husband Charles of Vienna and Connie Smith of Beaver; nieces and nephew, Sarah, Julie, Joanna and Jason and many friends. Funeral services were held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017 at • the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial followed numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, Richmond and wife Flora Mac of special neighbors and friends. Upland• Two sisters, Gloria Funeral services were held 1:00 Grimmett of Upland and Freda p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Pennington of Princeton• Six Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors grandchildren, Clara and Lillian Long, Arden Nuckols, and Molly, Chapel with Pastor Rubble Merritt Wesley and Erin Richmond• officiating• Burial followed in the Graveside services and burial Adkins Cemetery at Brooks. Friends called from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Wednesday, November 8 at the November 10, 2017 at Upland funeral parlors. Cemetery near Hinton with Pastor Pallbearers were Jay Sears, Benny Allen officiating• There was Donald and Derrick Martin, Junior no public visitation. Those wishing Gill, Richard Eades and Tommy to attend the service were asked to meet at the cemetery on Friday, Oxley. Honorary pallbearers were November 11. Junior Sears, Dick Bragg andArnold Lee Johnson• Online condolences at Arrangements were by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Arrangements were by Pivont Funera| Home, Hinton, WV. Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp, • corn at 7:30 p.m. WEIGHT WATCHERS Weight Watchers is back in Hinton! Meetings are on Thursday evening at 5:30 in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church, 108 Temple Street, Hinton. For more information, contact Connie Willey at 304-660-7206. Five Steps Toward Successful Job Hunting (NAPS)--Whether you're just start- ing your working life, looking for a new job or considering an entirely different career, useful connections and helpful ~ * [] tools are at your fingertips, t.~ For example, there are more than 10 ~ ,.. million job listings on Linkedln. 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Activity: Summers County Senior Center Quilters Will Quilt today 10:00 a.m. Bingo 10:15 a.m. Thursday, November 16: Salisbury Steak/Brown Gravy, Creamier Mashed Potatoes, Mexican Style Corn, Apple Slices, Whole Wheat Bread, Margarine/ Milk. Activity: Peggy Gentry, Regional Ship, Counselor Will Speak on General Medicare 11:00 a.m. Bingo 10:15 a.m. Friday, November 17: Split Pea Soup, Ham Salad W/Vegetables, Homemade Vanilla Pudding, Blueberry Sauce, Whole Wheat Bread, Margarine/Milk. Activity: Gospel Singing. Shopping Trip to Princeton. Sign Up to Go. Monday, November 20: Seasoned Oven Baked Chicken, Scalloped Potatoes w/ Parsley, Broccoli, Peachy Crisp, Whole Wheat Bread, Margarine/Milk. Activity: Bible Study With Rev. Gary Adkius at 11:00 a.m. Bingo at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday November 21: Hamburger Patty, Whole Wheat Bumn, Light Mayonaise, Lettuce/ Tomato, Oven Baked Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Sliced Pineapples, Milk. Activity: Healthy Steps at 10:30 $.m. Bingo at 10:15 a.m. ~nu changes may ~ur due to availability of food ~r due to circumstances beyond our control.