Robert P. Davis
CLAYPOOL HILL, Va. -- Robert Paul Davis, 70, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at his home.
He was born in Richlands, a son of the late Thomas A. and Carrie B. Jackson Davis, both Richlands natives. He had lived in the Richlands area most of his life and was a retired federal mine inspector with the Mine Safety and Health Administration at Claypool Hill.
He was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was with the beginning of the 286th GEEIA Team serving as team chief. He did audio//video communications work worldwide for the Communication for Missile Control Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. He was a member of the Air Force Sergeant's Association and in the Presidential Honor Guard in Washington, D.C. He was a member of Casey-Shortt VFW Post 9640 of Richlands and the Loyal Order of Moose. He attended Rosedale Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mary R. Smith Davis; two sons, Thomas E. Davis of Baptist Valley and Bryon K. Salyers of Richlands; a sister, Gladys Jewell of Claypool Hill; a brother, Carl A. Davis of Richlands; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands. The Rev. Stafford Compton will officiate. Entombment will be in Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill. Pope Air Force Ceremonials Knights Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services.
Mr. Davis was also preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey A. Davis; two sisters, Ruth Clark and Elizabeth K. Davis; and two brothers, Cecil L. Davis and Earnel M. Davis.
Among survivors are daughters-in-law Cheryl Salyers of Richlands and Elaine Davis of Cedar Bluff; and grandchildren Joshua A. Davis, Thomas Shane Salyers, Zachary R. Salyers, Douglas Davis, Darren Elswick, Vanessa L. Davis and Kayla Davis.
Pallbearers will be the Pope Air Force Ceremonials Knights Honor Guard and Larry Worrell, Rick Bleivns, Bill Sizemore, Richard Slate, Raymond Brown and Preston Canady. Honorary pallbearers will be W. Ray Compton, Carl E. McAfee, Dr. Emory Robinette, Dr. Maged Farah, Gene Hearl, Lloyd Smith, active and retired U.S. Air Force members worldwide, numerous government officials and co-workers of MSHA at Claypool Hill.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday in Hurst-Scott Funeral Home.
GRUNDY -- Graveside services for Ellen Dishman will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood. The Rev. Dwayne Musick will officiate.
Miss Dishman, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, in Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Kiser, Rick Johnson, Vick Rhea, Andrew Rhea, Daniel Rhea, Eddie Robins and Ralph Maples.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Castlewood Funeral Home.
Ronald J. Fields
HONAKER -- Funeral services for Ronald James Fields will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in Honaker Funeral Home Chapel. Elders Danny Smith, Darrell Davis and Delford Ward will officiate. Burial will be in White Rose Cemetery near the home.
Mr. Fields, 42, of the Drill section, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in Russell County Medical Center in Lebanon.
He was born in Richlands, a son of Otis Fields of Drill and the late Ruth Steele Fields. He spent most of his life in the Drill area. He was of the Primitive Baptist faith and employed as a truck driver for McGlothlin Trucking.
Surviving, besides his father, are his wife, Diane Stilwell Fields; a daughter, Samantha Jean Fields of the home; six sisters, Patricia Hurt of Honaker, Lottie Randolph of Abingdon, Sue Adams of Hillsville, Mary Nygard of Wytheville, Hazel Goad of Roanoke and Virginia Austin of St. Paul; two brothers, Otis John Fields and Robert Charles Fields, both of Drill.
Pallbearers will be Josh Fields, J.B. Powers, David Hurt, Daniel Hurt, Adam Randolph, Tommy Joe McGlothlin, Mike Seale and Eric Stilwell.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday in Honaker Funeral Home.
Deward W. George
KINGSPORT -- Funeral services for Deward W. George will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in East Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. James Henry will officiate. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors by the American Legion Hammond Post 3 of Kingsport.
Mr. George, 89, of 262 Dee Lee Drive, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, in the Veterans Affairs Nursing Care Unit in Mountain Home, Tenn.
East Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joyce Young Leedy
Funeral services for Joyce Young Leedy will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Mountain View Mausoleum Chapel by Weaver Funeral Home. The Revs. Rayton Puckett, Bob Steele and Brad Davis will officiate.
Mrs. Leedy, 69, of 5 Euclid Ave., Bristol, Va., died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in Wellmont Hospice House.
Honorary pallbearers will be nephews and members of Antioch Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. an hour before the service in the Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
KIMBALL, W.Va. -- A Mass of the Christian Burial for Viola Lombardo will be conducted Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church in Kimball, W.Va. The Rev. Marek Pardon SVD will be celebrant.
Mrs. Lombardo, 76, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
There will be no formal visitation at the funeral home. A private viewing will be held for family members only.
Akard Funeral Home in Bristol, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.
Donald A. McGlothlin Sr.
GRUNDY -- Donald Allen McGlothlin Sr., who served in the Virginia legislature for 24 years, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000. He was 74.
He was born in Russell County, a son of the late Jacob Stuart McGlothlin and Cecilia Jackson McGlothlin. He was a farmer, military officer, lawyer, teacher, coach and legislator. He was an officer in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II and the Korean War. He continued military service as a commanding officer in the U.S. Army Reserves.
He received a bachelor of arts degree from Franklin and Marshall College and a bachelor of civil law degree from Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary. He was a member of the Methodist church, Buchanan County Bar Association, Buchanan County YMCA, John Ratliff Post 164 of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Shelby Lodge of Bristol, Va., the Scottish Rites Bodies of Roanoke and the Kazim Shrine Temple of Raonoke.
Mr. McGlothlin was commonwealth attorney of Buchanan County from 1956-64, a member of the Virginia Senate from 1964-66, a member of the House of Delegates of Virginia from 1968-90 and was chairman of the House Roads and Internal Navigation Committee and the Mining and Mineral Resources Committee. He also served as president of the Buchanan County Industrial Authority, Buchanan County Chamber of Commerce and Buchanan County Bar Association.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Mary L. Williams McGlothlin; two daughters, Mary Louise Burton and Leah Anne McGlothlin; two sons, Donald Allen McGlothlin Jr. and Kevin Timothy McGlothlin; a sister, Peggy M. Durham; two granddaughters; and four grandsons.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel at Keen Mountain. The Rev. Ancil Childress will officiate. Graveside services will be in Mountain Valley Memorial Park at Big Rock with military honors by John Ratliff Post 164 of the American Legion.
Mr. McGlothlin was also preceded in death by a son, Sean Patrick McGlothlin; and a sister, Billie Sue M. Dixon.
Among survivors are granddaughters Emily Kathleen McGlothlin and Mary Louise LaPerla; grandsons Joseph John LaPerla, Sean Patrick McGlothlin II, Nathan Stuart McGlothlin and Donald Ryan McGlothlin; daughter-in-law Karen Adams McGlothlin; and son-in-law Wayne Talbert Burton.
Pallbearers will be Edwin Bunn, James Bunn, Ronald Cole, Ike Ratliff Jr., Terry Trivett and Fred Walters. Honorary pallbearers will be Hunter Andrews, Nick Persin, Claude Swanson, Victor Breeding, John Bowman, Jack Buchanan, Ed Grimsley, Rufus "Bud" Harman, Dr. Thomas McDonald, Russell Presley and W.H. Trivett.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Buchanan Funeral Service at Keen Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Donald Allen McGlothlin Sr. Scholarship Fund, c//o Carl Puckett, Trustee, Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C., 513 State St., P.O. Box 129, Bristol, VA 24203-0129.
Albert L. Miller
BLUFF CITY -- Albert Leonard Miller, 82, of 438 Cedar St. died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at his home.
He was born in Bluff City, a son of the late James Albert and Mary Nelson Miller. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of VFW Bluff City Post. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired from the telephone company after 42 years of service.
Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Carrier Miller; a son, Haynes Miller of Bluff City; and two granddaughters, Brittany and Rebecca Miller, both of Bluff City.
Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m.in Morning View Cemetery. The Revs. Alan Brummitt and Fredrick Meredith will officiate. Those attending should meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday.
Mr. Miller was also preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.
Among survivors is daughter-in-law Donna Miller of Bluff City.
Pallbearers will be Melvin King Carrier, Buddy Carrier, Harvey Lynn Carrier, Kenneth Carrier, Edmond Carrier, W.A. Meredith, Herman Carrier, Gene Morrell, Conrad Sisk, Phil Carrier, Raymond Morrell, Charlie Fleming, Reed Thomas Jr., John Henry Malone, Forrest Thomas, Dickie King and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home and other times at the residence.
Tetrick Funeral Home Bluff City Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Doris A. Minton
ABINGDON -- Doris Aven Minton, 87, of the Bethel community, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at her home.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Bethel Presbyterian Church.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Campbell Funeral Home.
Gladys J. Morton
Gladys Jones Morton of Bristol Tennessee died Monday, Feb. 21. 2000, in NHC.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Weaver Funeral Home.
Warren B. Muzzleman
BANDY, Va. -- Funeral services for Warren Blake Muzzleman will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Bluff. The Revs. Sam Altizer and Danny Starling will officiate. Burial will be in Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill with military rites by Casey Shortt VFW Post 9640 and Tazewell County Chapter 31 DAV.
Mr. Muzzleman, 79, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in a Bluefield, W.Va., hospital.
He was born in Spanishburg, W.Va., a son of the late Thomas and Maude Caldwell Muzzleman. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Northern France, Raineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. He was awarded the European-African Middle Eastern Theater Service Ribbon with four bronze stars and the Purple Heart. He was a retired coal miner, a member of UMWA and a member of Bandy Community Freewill Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Flora "Flo" Bandy Muzzleman; a son, Barry Muzzleman of Cedar Bluff; three daughters, Linda Yates and Sherry M. Hart, both of Richlands, and Robin M. Wade of Bandy; a brother, Weslyn Muzzleman of Basin, W.Va.; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Muzzleman was also preceded in death by two sisters, Hope Howell and Edith Harmon; and two brothers, Leon Muzzleman and Thomas Muzzleman Jr.
Among survivors are daughter-in-law Donna Muzzleman of Cedar Bluff; son-in-law Frank Hart of Richlands; daughter Robin's fiance, Darrell Vandyke of Bandy; grandchildren Kevin Yates, Roger Robinson Jr., Jonathan Yates, Vanessa Muzzleman, Barry Muzzleman Jr. and Jeremy Muzzleman; and his special home health nurse, Tamma Wright.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Singleton Funeral Service.