The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Obituaries

October 7, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

Devonia Nina ‘Button’ Bailey

GLEN FORK — Devonia Nina “Button” Bailey, 76, of Glen Fork, WV, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2013.

She was born February 9, 1937, in Kayford, WV, a daughter of the late Denver and Pauline Bradshaw Norton.

She attended the New Hope Church at Indian Creek.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Frank Bailey; a son Frankie Bailey; two sisters Sue Baldwin, and Elenor Anderson; and two brothers Mike Norton, and Chester Norton.

Survivors include two sons Timmy D. Bailey of Glen Fork, and Mike (Shelia) Bailey of Glen Fork; two sisters Ann Smith of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Mary Martinez of Goshen, IN; three brothers Charles (Sandy) Norton of Belle, Jim Norton of Belle, and Roger (Sarah) Norton of Goshen, IN; five grandchildren Patrick, Daniel, Ryan, Gabriel, and Brianna; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2013, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Leonard Sizemore officiating. Devonia will be laid to rest in Glen Fork Community Cemetery.

Friends may gather with the family on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Special thanks to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, Family and Friends for all their help and prayers.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.



Johnny Mack Brown Sr.

DAVIN — Johnny Mack Brown, Sr., 59, of Davin, WV, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013.

He was born March 17, 1954, in Logan, WV, a son of the late Jesse Joseph and Gladys Marie Spears Brown.

He was the owner and operator of J & S Leasing. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother James Ray Brown.

Survivors include his loving wife Nancy Ruth Harless Brown; a daughter Sarah Jo Ellen Brown of Davin; a son Johnny Mack (Lori) Brown, Jr., of Baileysville; two sisters Sharon Kay Brown of Davin, and Patricia Gail (Tommy) Payne of Davin; four brothers Jackie Ray (Cindy) Brown of Davin, Jesse Allen (Vicky) Brown of Davin, Randy Lynn Brown of Cyclone, and Carmel Wayne Brown of Davin; three grandchildren Johnny Mack Brown, III, Nathanael Lee Brown, and Madison Rose Marie Brown; mother-in-law Naomi Harless of Davin; brother-in-law Joe Harless of Cyclone; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2013, at the Lynco Pentecostal House of Prayer, Lynco, WV, with Pastor Randy Massey officiating. Friends may gather with the family on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church. In keeping with Johnny’s wishes he will be cremated.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Johnny’s name to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital or the Lynco Pentecostal House of Prayer.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.

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