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October 18, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, October 18, 2013


Robert L. ‘Bob’   Holliday

Robert L. “Bob” Holliday, 51, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013.

He was born February 18, 1962, to the late Robert Joseph and Betty Jo Lanham Holliday.

Those left to cherish his memory are wife, Crystal Crouse Holliday; children, Robert Holliday Jr. of Beckley, Jacquelyn Holliday of Beckley, Linsey Holliday, Candice Price, Derrick Crouse; sisters, Pam Lee and husband Richard of Phoenix, Ariz., Debi Anderson and husband Robert of Fontona, Calif.; brother, Ronald Holliday and wife Shelly of Colo.; grandchildren, Carmilla Price and companion Jerry Adkins, Kyra Thompson.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2013, at High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Stanley Eugene Jones Sr.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Stanley Eugene Jones Sr., 71, of White Sulphur Springs, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the House of Prayer on Tuckahoe Road, White Sulphur Springs, with Pastor Joan Wilmer and the Rev. Greg Scott officiating. At his request, he was cremated.

Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, is serving the family.

Merelene Sue Kanode

RAINELLE — Merelene Sue (Susie) Kanode, 67, of Rainelle, formerly of Hines, passed away at her home Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

Born October 2, 1946, in Greenbrier County, she was the daughter of the late Merle and Virgie Hunter Miller.

Susie was a homemaker and attended the Orient Hill Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her half brother David Gilkerson.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, James MaCarthur Kanode; her son James D. Kanode and wife Christina of Rainelle; her daughter Crystal Kanode of Summersville; a half brother Paul Gilkerson and wife Sharon of Roanoke, Va.; and four grandchildren, Colby and Kala Bunch of Summersville and Michael and Jacob Kanode of Rainelle.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, October 19, in the Orient Hill Baptist Church with Pastor David Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery at Carl.

Friends may call one hour before the service from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the church.

Online condolences at

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

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