The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 24, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012


Donald Hagamon

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Donald Edwin Hagamon, age 82, of Sevierville, formerly of Glen Fork, West Virginia, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 21, 2012, after suffering from several heart attacks. He was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church. Mr. Hagamon served his country 4 years in the U.S. Navy. He worked 30 years with the Eastern Associated Coal Corp., 4 years with the Red Jacket Mining Co., and he drove a Pigeon Forge Trolley for 5 years. Mr. Hagamon loved horses and shared that passion with his family. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He was loved by all that knew him.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 55 years, Judy Hagamon;

Daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila and Phillip Martin, Salina and Hoss Blankenship; son and daughter-in-law, John and Becky Hagamon;

Grandchildren: Farrah and Marc Doolittle, Brandon Bailey, Melanie and Thomas Cobb, Nicholas and Jessica Blankenship, Kala and Ricky Rayfield, J.D. Hagamon, and Briana Hagamon; six Great-grandchildren; sister, Norma Lee Greene; and brothers: Jim Hagamon, Darrell Hagamon, Robert Hagamon, Richard Hagamon.

Funeral services were on Friday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Sutton and Hoss Blankenship officiating. The family received friends 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.

Committal services will be Sunday, Nov. 25th, at 2 p.m. in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity. Oak Hill Post 3110 will conduct military rites.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Inc., Beckley, WV.

Lorren ‘Johnny’ David Hellems

LEIVASY — Lorren “Johnny” David Hellems, 70, of Leivasy, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle with the Rev. Randolf Simms officiating. Burial will follow at the Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery in Carl. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.

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