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Area Obituaries Audrey Baker Greer Audrey Baker Greer, age 97 of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of St. Paul, VA and Harlan, KY, died peacefully Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She was a member of Concord United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her husband Roland Greer and son-in-law Charles Powell, Jr., three brothers and four sisters. Survivors include her daughters Lynn G. Campbell, husband Dr. William B. Campbell, Jr., Benny G. Crowder, hus- band James "Chub" Crowder, grandchildren Merritt Dodge (Greg), Betsy Weiss (Rob), Cheryl Storey (Bill), Barbi Healey (Dave), and Ellyn PoweU, 12 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons. Funeral services were held Friday, April 4, 2014 at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Interment followed at Edgewood Cemetery. In lieu of flow- ers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to either Concord United Methodist Church or St. Paul United Methodist Church, c/o M.L. Salyer, 3233 Longview Dr., St. Paul, VA 24283. Joseph Clark Jessee Joseph Clark Jessee, 82, St. Paul, died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at home. He was born in Coeburn, son of the late Walter Blaine "Gander" and Norma Clark Jessee. He retired with 20 years of service from the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean andVietnam war. He was a life time member of the V.F.W. He worked for McDonnell Douglas and the United States Postal Service. He enjoyed life and loved to travel the world. ..... He is survived by one son, Wayne Clark Jessee and wife, Dena of St. Paul; one granddaughter, Brogan Chantal Jessee and fiancde, Travis Lee Jessee of Casflewood; one grandson, Brigham Clark Jessee of St. Paul; one nephew, David Arnold of Miami, Florida; and one niece, Denise Arnold of Jacksonville, Florida. Funeral Services for Joseph Clark Jessee will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014 in Castlewood Funeral Home, with Rev. Woody Scott officiating. Committal Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Temple Hill Memorial Park. Military Rites will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, and the Virginia National Guard. Family and Friends will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery leaving at 12:30 p.m. Pallbearers will be Brigham Jessee, William Salyer, David Arnold, Doug Humphrey, Mike Clark, and Chris Morrison. Honorary Pallbearers will be .Larry McReynolds, Kyle Fletcher, and Paul Quillen. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014 in Castlewood Funeral Home. On line condolences may be sent to the Jessee family through our website and a video tribute may be viewed at www.castlewoodfuneral- home.com. Castlewood Funeral Home, is in charge of the arrangements. MARKET CORNER NEWS John Bond Sullivan John Bond Sullivan, Castlewood, Virginia, born April 22, 1948 passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Russell County Medical Center. He was of the Christian faith, and was retired from the Ford Motor Company. He volunteered with the Camp 133 Volunteer Fire Department and enjoyed his time working with the little league as a coach and umpire. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kyle & Beulah Sullivan, and a half-sister, Doris Metros. He is survived by; his wife, Peggy Yates Sullivan of Castlewood, his son, Dennis John Sullivan of Portage, Indiana, his two daughters; B rigette Sullivan of Chicago, IL, and Shannon Amburgey and husband Brad, and one granddaughter, Gretchen Amburgey, of La Porte, Indiana. Also several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation for John Sullivan will be held from 5-7pro on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Holding Funeral Home in Castlewood. The funeral service will be conducted following the visitation at 7pm in the funeral home's chapel, with the Reverend Gary Crum officiating. The graveside commit- tal service, will be con- ducted; on Wednesday, April 2 at 2pro in Temple Hill Cemetery, those wish- ing to attend the committal service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:15 to go in procession to the cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pall 7 bearers In Lieu of flowers dona- tions may be made in John's Honor to .the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Emaih donors@stjude.org 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 Holding Funeral Home of Casflewood is honored to serve the family of Mr. Sullivan you may go online to view the obituary or leave the family a condolence at www.holdingfuneral- home.corn For more information about services please call 1-276-880-0156 " Your Home of Personal Service" since 1941. Bonnie Sue Fields Bonnie Sue Fields, 61, Wise, VA passed away peacefully on Monday (Apr. 7, 2014) at home. She was a loving wife, mother and friend and she will be missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Lillian (Carico) Vanover. Surviving are her hus- band, Billy Gene Fields; three children, Scotty Fields, Sabrina Bell and Shawna Fields (Robert McNutt), all of Wise; two granddaughters, Buffy Bell and Samantha Fields, both of Wise; three sisters, Anna Sneed and Nancy Tate, both of Fredericksburg, VA and Joann Rasnick of Lebanon, VA; Kristin Stidham and Heather Freeman; and several other close relatives and friends. The family would like to thank the employees of Pressley Trucking and Humphrey Enterprises. A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. on Wednesday (April 9, 2014) at the Jessee Cemetery in Wise, with Daniel Carico officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at Holding Funeral Home of Castlewood (18182 U. S. Hwy. 58) by noon on Wednesday to go in pro- cession to the cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. To view the obituary online and offer condo- lences, please visit www.holdingfuneral- home.com. Holding Funeral Home of Castlewood is serving the Fields family. CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, April 10, 2014 Page 3 Church and related activities calendar of upcoming events Holy Week Services Holy Week Services for April 14-18 beginning at 12 noon will be at the fol- lowing churches: Monday, Saint Mark's Episcopal with Rev. Mike Moore; Tuesday, Saint Therese Catholic with Robert Beauchamp; Wednesday, Saint Paul United Methodist with Father Charles Ssebalamu; Thursday, Saint Paul Assembly of God with Rev. Harry Layell; Friday, Saint Paul First Baptist with Rev. John Thompson. Lunch will be provided after each service. Easter Sunrise Service will be at Temple Hill at 6:00 am. Breakfast will be served at Fort Gibson United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. UPDATE CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH will hold a revival with Pastor J.W. DePew from Kingsport, TN on April 6-9, Sunday at 6:30 pro; Monday thru Wednesday at 7 pin. The church is located at 1667 Calvary Baptist Road in Castlewood. Leonard Ferguson, Pastor. RINGS CHAPEL Baptist Church of Castlewood would like to invite the public to Revival, April 6 through April 12, 7 pm each night. Rev. Sherrill Dunn will be the evangelist and there will be special singing each night. There is a great need for Revival in our land, now is the time to begin to allow the Lord Jesus Christ to speak to his need. We would like to invite all local churches to come join us in this Revival. For more informa- tion call 276-762-0396. Directions, take Route 58 from St. Paul to top of Buzzard Roost, turn left onto Memorial Drive, church is on the left. STANDING ADAMS CHAPEL- Dickensonville, Sunday Service 10 am; Tuesday Service 7 p.m. Pastor Eddie Turner. ANCHOR OF HOPE TABERNACLE West Dante, Worship Sundays at 7 p.m. and Singing first Saturdays every month at 7 p.m. Cleophas Mullins is pastor. All are welcome. APOSTOLIC LIGHT- HOUSE-Worship Thursdays 7 p.m. Sundays, 6:30 p.m. Hwy 65 (Mew Road) 276-467-1700. Pastor, Bryan K. Hall. BEAR WALLOW CHURCH-Sunday School, 10 a.m., Sunday worship, 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wed. prayer service, 7 p.m. The pastor is Joe Bailey. BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday worship services-11 a.m., Pastor Richard Minton. Wednesday night, 7 p.m. with Terry Arney. BOND TOWN CHURCH-Coeburn. Sunday School 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m., and 7 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday. BRICK BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m., Youth Meeting, 6 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Jim Anderson. BUFFALO HOLINESS CHURCH -Services Saturday, 7 p.m. and Thursday 7 p.m. Pastor, Elmo Warner. CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH-Gravel Lick, Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Sunday night 6:30 p.m. Prayer meeting Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor, Leonard Ferguson. CASTLE RUN COM- MUNITY CHURCH- Apostolic Faith services, Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. The Pastor is Rev. John R. Byrd. Call 762-2278. CASTLEWOOD PRES- BYTERIAN CHURCH- Worship 9:45 a.m., Sunday School, 11 a.m. 762-0569. CHERRY GROVE CHURCH-Dry Fork. Sunday School 10 a.m.., Services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. Rev. Marcus Meade. 276-395-3588. CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY-Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship service 11 a.m., 7 p.m., Wed. Bible Study 7 p.m. CHURCH OF MOST HIGH GOD, St. Paul, Sunday, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 6 p.m.; Pastor Harold Meade. For information, call 762-0909 or 762-7637. CLEVELAND UNIT- ED METHODIST CHURCH-Cleveland, Sunday School 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m., Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. DELIVERANCE MIN- ISTRY CHURCH, formerly known as Campbell Chapel, on Moccasin. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Sunday worship 6:15 p.m.; Wednesday worship, 7:15 p.m. Special Prayer Meeting first Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m. DRY FORK FREEWILL BAPTIST- Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Sunday worship 11 a.m., 6 p.m.; Bible Study Wed., 6:30 p.m. Pastor, D.J. Couch. EMMANUEL CHAPEL-Castlewood. Sunday services 11 a.m., 7 p.m.; Wed, 7 p.m. The Rev. Myers Vicars. ERVIN CHAPEL FREEWILL BAPTIST- Sunday School 10 a.m.; Sunday worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wed. Bible Study 7 p.m. Fred Dingus is pastor. FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-Dante Sunday School, 10 a.m., Sunday worship 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., and Wed., 7 p.m. The pas- tors are Jerry and Nedra Estep. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-St. Paul. Sunday School, 9:45; Sunday wor- ship 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Rev. Mike Moore. FIRST MT. CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH- Dante. Sunday worship 11 a.m., second and fourth Sundays, Interim Pastor Roy Mabry. FORT GIBSON UNIT- ED METHODIST CHURCH-Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m. The Rev. Harry Layell. FULL GOSPEL REVIVALS-Hansonville, services Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 6 p.m. GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH Castlewood, Rt. 58. Pastor Lanny Powers. Sunday School 10 am; ser- vice 11 am; Sunday night 7 pm; Wednesday night 7 pm. GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH-Huffman Hollow, Mill Creek Road, Lebanon, Sunday School 10 Two close calls the same I remember when I was about 12 years old, my dad and our landlord was need- ing some nails to repair the barn, so they sent me to the store. It was a good dis- tance to walk. But since it was closer to go through the field than it was to walk the road, I chose to take the field. But out of nowhere came up a quick storm, mainly wind. And wind blew harder and harder. Then I found myself walking backwards because the wind was so strong I couldn't go for- ward. And I seen it was going to pick me up so I laid down on the ground, got my hands a hold of two bunches of grass and laid there till that storm went on by. It was very quick. I went on to the store, got the nails and started back. I chose that time just to walk the road. After com- ing a little ways, I heard a noise behind me and I looked back and it was a vicious looking dog. And each time I looked back, he was gaining on me. He was acting very strange. He was going from one side of the road to the other, snapping at every- thing, weed or whatever he saw and slobbering real bad. Well, I picked up speed before he overtook me and ran down to the landlord's house and told a.m.; worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wed. Youth Night 7 p.m. Pastor Don Bush. GRASSY CREEK BAP- TIST/METHODIST, Route 71 between Dickenson-ville and Nickelsville. For more info: 276.393.3522. HAMLIN BAPTIST CHURCH-Castlewood; Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday worship 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. HIGHPOINT COMMU- NITY CHURCH- Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m. HOUSE OF PRAYER- Sunday 6 p.m., Thursday 7 p.m. Rt. 65, Castlewood. Pastor, Lawrence Hollyfield. HOUSE OF THE LORD-Little Jerusalem, Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Thursday wor- ship 7 p.m. Rev. Teddy G. Phillips. LAKEVIEW BAP- TIST/METHODIST, On Lakeview Dr. off Rte 71 near Dickensonville. For more information 276.393.3522. MARY MARTIN MEMORIAL CHURCH- Sunday School 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m. 762-0569. MILLS CHAPEL FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH-Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday worship 11 a.m., Bible Study and Youth League Wed., 7 p.m. Pastor, Mike Patrick. MORNING STAR FULL GOSPEL CHURCH- Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m. 276-762-7812. Pastor, Woody Scott. ATTEND HURCH "-- SUNDAY TRI-COUNTY TIRE SERVICE INC. St, Paul, Va. Ply:me:: 85SOI him there was a bad dog up there in the road and what he was doing. So he got his rifle, went up to the road, killed the dog. They called for someone who come and took him off and checked him and found out that he had rabies. Well, that was a pretty close call and if I hadn't been a pret- ty fast runner, he would have probably overtaken me. I would probably wound up dying with rabies. However, in the next couple of weeks, I think 2 or 3 of the farmers in that area lost their live- stock with the rabies where the dog had bit their day cattle and spread that dis- ease. Well, I don't believe in predestination, only in the foreknowledge of God. But looking back, over my life from my youth up, I remember the hundreds of times that there has been only one step between me and death, that God forknew that there would be a time that I would be able to try to win someone to Christ or help somebody along the way or just speak a word that might bring a smile to someone's face that was having a worse day than I was having that day. That's why I do the "Topics of Truth." Clinch River Farmers Market Saturday 10 am - 12 pm The Farmers Market will be open Saturday. Don,t miss this opportunity to check out a great selection of produce, baked goods, breads and crafts. The Farmers Market Cookbooks are available for purchase at the market as well as at Big M, St. Paul Builders, Bailey Hardware, Kilgore Law Office, the Town Hall and CR Pate and Company. We are certified to accept debit cards, EBT and senior citizen coupons. The first ten dollars of EBT purchases will be doubled. Support your local farmers and crafters and enjoy a free cup of coffee at the Clinch River Farmers Market.