The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 2, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Aug. 2, 2013


Juanita Mae Donelow

On Monday, July 29, 2013, while surrounded by her loving family, Juanita Mae Donelow of Stanaford was called home to be with the Lord after her courageous battle. She was 63 years old.

Juanita was born November 20, 1949, in Stanaford, and was the daughter of Evestus and Mary Dove. She was a devoted grandmother and caregiver to her loved ones which she treasured.

Those left to cherish the memories of a loving daughter, mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother are her mother Mary L. Dove of Stanaford; three children Angie Kinsey of Middleburg, Fla., Robert Donelow and his wife Bethany of Beaver, and Jenny Lilley along with her husband Shawn of Crab Orchard; two brothers Roger Dove of Stanaford and Wayne Dove and his wife Rita of Stanaford; one sister Brenda Redden and her husband Donald of Rocky Mt., N.C.; two nieces Misti Philips of Nashville, N.C., and Christy Vickers of Beckley; a nephew Tommy Dove of Lanark and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. The light of her life were her grandchildren Shanda Donelow, Caitlyn Teeple, Brooke Kinsey, Abigayle Donelow, Raegan Kinsey, Austin Lilley, Bailey Kinsey and Addison Lilley.

Juanita was preceded in death by her father Evestus C. Dove.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Juanita Mae Donelow will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Chaplain Charles Lilly officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Ridge Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Roger Dove, Wayne Dove, Robert Donelow, Tommy Dove, Shawn Lilley, and Dean Dickamore.

Friends may gather with the family Saturday from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Bowers Hospice House or Raleigh County Animal Society.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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