Elmer Fields, 85
Elmer Bryan Fields, 85, of Wilmore, died Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Thomson Hood Veterans Center. He was born in Hiltons, Va. to the late Oliver and Rosa Fields. He was husband to the late Betty Jean Fields of West Virginia. Elmer Bryan Fields served in the Army for over 22 years and was veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He retired from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV. With his wife Betty he owned and operated Fields Gas and Grocery in Renick WV for eight years. He was an active member of the American Legion, DAV, and VFW. He attended Clay City First Church of God where he enjoyed services by Bro. Garland Lacy.
Survivors include four sons, Bryan Fields of Stanton, Larry Fields of Toledo, Ohio, Barry Fields of Ronceverte, WV, and Thomas Fields of Renick, WV; one daughter, Lisa Manning of Myrtle Beach, SC.; nine grandchildren, Justin Fields, Sarah Fields, Mason Fields, Tommy Fields, Cassy Leitner, Cindy Fields, Elizabeth Efaw, James Sleeper, and Caitlyn Dudley; two great- grandchildren, Seora Rejoyce Leitner and Angel Sleeper; brothers and sisters, John, Jim, Bess, Robert, Edith, Virginia, Alta, Ollie, Lois, Dale, and Jane.
Funeral Services were held Monday, June 14 at 1 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg, WV with Military Honors.
Jerry Chaney, 47
Jerry Wayne Chaney, 47, Barnes Mountain Road, Irvine, died Thursday, June 10, 2010, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born July 11, 1962 in Estill County, the son of Jerry and Sandra Sue Stamper Chaney. He was an employee of Novelis Corporation in Berea, and was a member of the Fitchburg Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Old Time Baptist Church, and a member of the New River Line Band. He had lived in Estill County all of his life.
Survivors in addition to his father and mother include his wife Kimberly Von Cole Chaney; one daughter, Kimber Nicole Chaney of Estill County; one son, Jerry Von Chaney and wife Ashley of Estill County; one sister, Sondra Kay Riddell and husband Rob of Estill County; three brothers, Allan Ray Chaney and wife Dedra and Corey Glenn Chaney, both of Estill County, and Kevin J. Chaney and wife Barbara of Powell County; one granddaughter, Emmylia Grace Woolery; his father and mother-in-law Dewey and Geraldine Cole of Estill County.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 13 at 2 p.m. at the Old Time Baptist church by Bro. David Chaney and Bro. Chad Miller with burial at the Alcorn Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Chris Conrad, Jay Bingham, Ben Chaney, Bob Chaney, Josh Bingham, Alex Brewer, Jacob Chaney and Tyler Grace. Honorary pallbearers were his brothers and sister, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, aunts and uncles.
Geraldine Morton, 77
Geraldine Wireman Morton, 77, died Sunday, May 30 at her home after a long illness, with her family by her side. She was born at Pilot, to the late A.E. and Elsie Boyd Wireman, on Oct. 24, 1932. She was retired from A.O. Smith, Mt. Sterling. She enjoyed working in her garden, crocheting, going to church, and being with her grandchildren and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Juanita Babcock of California, and a granddaughter, Sarah Hunt of Stanton.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Willard Morton; a son, James D. and wife Karen Morton; daughters, Lois Townsend, and Vicki and husband Tim Hunt, all of Stanton; sisters, Irene and husband Stanley Crowder, New Richmond, Ohio, Pauline and husband Russ Caudill, Dayton, Ohio, and Beatrice Hood, Winchester; twin brother, Gerald and wife, Nancy Wireman, Leeco; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 2 at Wells Funeral Home by Rev. David E. Rule and Bro. Dale Helton with burial at the Knox-Lacy Family Cemetery at Chop Chestnut.
Pallbearers were George Brown, Phillip Brown, Robbie Townsend, Tim Hunt, Kevin Wireman, and Mike Barnes. Honorary pallbearers were Wallace and Betty Booth, Larry and Phyllis Smith, Larry and Rachel Harney, Albert and Laverne Robinson, Ginny and Raymond Rogers, and Roy and Jean Adams.