The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 4, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Violet Marie Buckland

TALCOTT — Violet Marie Buckland, 96, of Talcott, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 3, 2014, at Summers Nursing and Rehab following a short illness.

Born May 12, 1917, in Summers County, she was the daughter of the late Tony and Cora Elizabeth Adkins.

Mrs. Buckland was a member of Rollynsburg Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir for many years, a homemaker and lifelong resident of Summers Co. who enjoyed embroidery, reading her Bible and cooking for family and friends. Her family will cherish the memories of her being a loving mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.

Preceded in death by her husband, Charley James Buckland; three daughters, Linda Sue Buckland, Donna Kay Buckland and Joyce Marie Adkins; two grandchildren, Phillip L. Ward and Angela Marie Adkins; two sisters and two brothers.

Those left to cherish her memory include four daughters, Cora Ann Meadows of Elkview, Ruby Ellen Gwinn and husband Harold of Hinton, Lula Mae Ward of Hilldale and Mary Carol Meadows of Buck; one son, Charles Buckland and wife Josephine of Glen Ruther, VA; numerous Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren and Great-Great-Grandchildren whom she loved dearly and one brother, Ralph E. Adkins of Virginia.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2014, at Rollynsburg Baptist Church with Pastor Dana Stalnaker officiating. Burial will follow in the Talcott Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014, at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Jarrel Arnold Clendenin

CHARLESTON — Jarrel Arnold Clendenin, 93, of Charleston, passed away Jan. 2, 2014.

Services will be at noon Monday, Jan. 6, at the Long and Fisher Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor George Webb officiating. Entombment will follow at Floral Hills Garden of Memories in Sissonville with military graveside rites being conducted. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to the Humphreys United Methodist Church of Sissonville: Attention Henry Miller, 72 Collias Road, Sissonville, WV 25320.

Online condolences may be sent to the family be visiting

Arrangement by Long and Fisher Funeral Home, 6837 Sissonville Drive in Sissonville.

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