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Area obituaries Margaret Oleane Patrick Margaret Oleane Patrick, 77, Castlewood, died Friday, April 10 in Russell County Medical Center, Lebanon. Born in Dante, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Nettie Salyers Halloway. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Louise Hawkins and Virginia "Jenny" Patrick and five brothers, Tom Halloway~ Jr., Frank Halloway, Robert Halloway, Jim Halloway and Bill Halloway. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her hus- band, Otis Patrick; three dau- ghters, Sue Hall and husband, David, Leesburg, Kathy Stinson, Kingsport, Tennessee and Penny Davis and husband, Charlie, Cleveland; two sisters, Thelma II, Casey White and Rachel White; several nieces and nephews. Services were conducted at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 12 in the Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood with Rev. Jonah Shoop officiating. Com- mittal services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 13 in Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood. Pallbearers were John Gibson, Chris Griffith, David Hall, David Hall II, Casey White and Kevin White. Hon- orary pallbearers were members of Maple Grove Community Church. The family wants to give special thanks to Nursing Staff and Doctors on 3rd floor of Russell County Medical Center, Edna Smith, Nedra Estep, ~ong and husband, Earnie, Marion Lee Sword, Thelma stlewood and Linda Jessee Long and Pare Long King. and husband, Roger, Castle- wood; two brothers, Raymond ~alloway and wife, Tess, astlewood and Donald "Joe" Halloway and wife, Georgia Ann, Leonard Town, Maryland; three grandchildren, David Hall Online condolences may be sent to the family through our web site at In, Castlewood Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Troy Allen Holbrook Troy Allen Holbrook, 59, Gray, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, April 18, at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kings- port, Tennessee. Born in Coeburn, he was the son of the late Delmer and Eva Mae Hobbs Holbrook. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons, James Allen Holbrook, Johnson City, Tennessee, and Howard Hugh Holbrook, Gray, Tennes- see; one brother, Bobby L. Holbrook, Birmingham, Alaba- ma; two sisters, Janice and hus- band Dan Sutherland, Gray, Tennessee; and Joy H. Rudder, Roanoke; one grandson, Evan James Holbrook; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. The family received friends Monday evening from 5-7 p.m. in the Gray Funeral Home Cha- pel. Services were held at 7 p.m. with the Reverend Samuel Sabo and Pastor Michelle Buckles officiating. Serving as pallbearers were James Allen Holbrook, Howard Hugh Holbrook, Mike Suther- land, Dan Sutherland, Bobby Holbrook and Blaine McCoy. Burial was held at Mountain Home National Cemetery Tues- day morning at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made inTroy's memory to Cherokee United Methodist Church, 2615 South Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601, or to the Gray Community Chest, P.O. Box 8024, Gray, TN 37615.. Gray Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Mary Helen Parsons Johnson Mrs. Mary Helen Parsons Johnson, 75, Castlewood, went to be with the Lord on April 20. Born August 7, 1933 in South Charleston, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late children, Landon Meade, Miley Meade and Madelyn Meade, all of Parkersburg, WV. Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 23 in the Combs Funeral Service Church and related activities calendar CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, SL Paul, VA, Thursday, April 23, 2009 Page 3 ANCHOR OF HOPE, West Dante, Heart Youth 7 p.m.; Friday Men's Bible holds Bible Study Fridays and worship Fridays at 7 p.m., and Worship Sundays at 6 p.m. Dennis Scarberry is pastor. All Study 7 p.m. For information, call 276- 762-5483. PHILLIPS CHAPEL CHURCH-West Dante. Saturday worship, 7 p.m.; Sun- day School I0 elm.; Sunday worship, 11 elm; Wed. Youth Service 6 p.m. Bible study, 7 p.m. Rev. Ed Sicmp, pastor. PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST-Reeds Valley Road, Castlewond. Sunday School 10 elm,, Sunday Worship 11 are welcome. APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE-War; ship Thursdays 7 p.m., Sundays, 6:30 p.m. Hwy 65 (Mew Road). 276-46% 1700. Pastor, Bryan K. Hall. ARK OF FAITH CHURCH-Sunday School, 10 am., Worship, 11 am.; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Youth Group.', from Dungannon Rd. (Rt. 65) to Rt. 684, drive I 1/2 miles. Peggy Porter is pastor. BEAR WALLOW FREEWILL BAP- TIST-Sunday School, 10 am., Sunday worship, 11 am. & 6 p.m.; Wed. prayer servuce, 7 pm. Pastors are J. T, Hartsoek and Joe Bailey. elm, 6 p.m,; Wednesday Bible Study, 7 :: ~. i p.m.. For information or 24 hour prayer, ~ %~ call 276-794-7754. ~ ~ / ~ ~.~_.,,.~ REEDS VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH-Sunday School 10 ecru., ': worship at 11 am and 6 p.m. The Rev. ~'? ~" Konn Edwards. : ~.." ~IL~ .dl~ . ..... .INes O ,PEL CHURCH-SUnday ,. ght, School l0 am,; Sunday worship II" WINNERS...Pictured, left to ri are Rebecca am,; Sunday and Wednesday nights, 6 p.m. Pastor, Tom Anderson. RIVERSIDE BAPTIST-Sunday wor- ship & Children's Church, 11 am.; All weloDm. Pastor, Rev. John Kiser. ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL-St Paul. Sunday~rship 9 am.; Bible Study Wednesday, I0 am. ST. PAUL ASSEMBLY OF GOD - Sunday School 10 am,, Sunday worship 11 am. & 7 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m., Family Night (Adult Bible Study/ Prayer, Missionettes and Royal Ran- gers.) For information, call 762-7748. ST. PAUL FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School I0 am., Sunday worship II am. & 6 p.m.; Wednewday-Prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m., Wlg'tstone. Rev. Cecil Jessee, pastor. ST. PAUL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH-Sunday School I0 am., worship I I am. The Rev. Harry Layell. ST. THERESE CATHOLIC-St Paul. Sunday Mass 8:30 am. Father Mike Herbert. STRAIGHT HOLLOW FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH-Dante. Sunday School 10 elm., worship 11 am, 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. WAYSIDE ASSEMBLY-St. Paul. Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday School 10 am., Sunday worship 6:15 p.m., Wed., 7 p.m. Pastor, Wallace Sexton. WELLS CHAPEL CHURCH-Vir- BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday worship services-t0 am. and 7 p.m.; Pastor, Richard Minton, Youth Minis- ter, Everette Minton. BOND TOWN CHURCH-Co:bum. Sunday School 10 elm.; worship, 11 am. and 7 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday. BRICK BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School 10 am., morning worship il a.m., Youth Meeting, 6 p.m. Rev. Lester Ferguson. BUFFALO HOLINESS CHURCH HOUSE OF REDEMPTION-S~vices Saturday, 7 p.m., Thursday Bible Study, 7 p.m. Pastor, Vernon Searberry. BUFFALO HOLINESS CHURCH HOUSE OF REDEMPTION SING- ING-A singing will be at 7:30 p.m. the first Friday of each month. All singers welcome. Pastor, Vernon Scarberry. CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH- Gravel Lick. Sunday School 10 am., Worship 11 am., Sunday night 6:30 p.m. Prayer meeting Wednesday, 7 p.m Pastor, Leonard Ferguson. CASTLE RUN COMMUNITY CHURCH-Sunday School 10 Am., Sunday worship, 11 am. and 6 p.m. Bible Study Wednesday, 7 p.m. CASTLEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-Worship 9:45 am., Sunday School, 11 am. 762-0569. CHERRY GROVE CHURCH-Dry Fork. Sunday School 10 am., Services Ring and Katlin Wohlford. Not pictured: Tara Phillips. CHS SADD Club sponsors Prom Promise poster contest The Castlewood High School SADD Club sponsored a Prom Promise poster contest to pro- mote having a safe and sober Prom 2009. A variety of prizes were offered to the winners. First place went to senior Katlin Wohlford for her "Puzzled about Prom Night" poster. The fn'st place prize included two prom tickets, a free picture package, and $50 in cash. Second place went to senior Rebecca Ring for her poster depicting drinking on prom night as a road that could take many dangerous turns. The second place prize included two prom shirts, two prom glasses and $25 in cash. Third place went to sophomore Tara Phillips for her "Drinking and Driving is a Gamble You Can't Win" pos- ter. The third place was a $15 cash prize. Congratulations to all the winners. The SADD Club would like to thank the following con- tributors for making this contest possible with their donations: CHS junior class (all prom items) and PhotoGenius of Gate City (picture package). The club would also like to thank New Peoples Bank of Castlewood for donating a $50 savings bond and Food City of St. Paul for donating a $25 giR card. Both of these items will be given away during the prom on Friday, April 24. The SADD club would like to wish all area high schools a safe and sober Prom 2009. ginia City Hollow: Services Thursdays New clothes for infants, for more information. WEST DANTE COMMUNITY CHURCH-Sunday services 10 am., 11 am., and 6 p.m. The Rev. Danny Meade, pastor. BREAD OF LIFE LIBRARY The Bread of Life Library, a non- denominational Christian Library, is 1.2 miles up the Honey Branch Road. Call 762-9645. FREE CLOTHES Full Crospel Revivals Churoh, Hansonville, will give free clothes and food to those who need them following the Wednesday I0 am. service. Atten- dance at the service is mandatory to at l I am. and 6 p.m. Sundays. Rev. Marcus Meade. 276-395-3588. CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHE- CY-Sunday School 10 elm., 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, 7 p.m.; Pastors Bro. Harold Mullins, Bro. Larry Powers. For information, call 762- 0909.. DELIVERANCE MINISTRY CHUR- CH, formerly known as. Campbell Chapel, on Moccasin. Sunday School, 11 am. Sunday worship 6:15 p.m.; Wednesday worship, 7:15 p.m. Special Prayer Meeting first Tuesdays at 7:!5 p.m. DRY FORK FREEWILL BAPTIST- receive clothes and food. The church is Sunday School, 10 am.; Sunday beside Ken's Chrysler on Route 19. Call worship 11 am., 6 p.m.; Bible Study 889-1275or794-7477. Wed., 6:30 p.m. Pastor, D. J. Couch. AGLOW FELLOWSHIP EMMANUEL CllAPEL-Castlommd. The Women's Aglow Fellowship clan~ Sun-day services 11 elm, 7 p.m.; Wed, ter in Lebanon meets third Mondays at 7 p.m. The Rev. Myers Vicars. 7 p.m. at Lebanon Community Fellow- _ ERVIN CHAPEL FREEWILL BAP- ship. For information, call Debbie ship 11 elm. and 7 p.m., and Wed., 7 ~vetome. p.m. The pastor is Nathaniel Maggard. CLOTHES CLOSET FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-St. Paul. The Women On Mission at First Sunday School, 9:45, Sunday worship Baptist Church, St. Paul, open a Clothes 11 am., 6:30 p.m. Rev. Mike Moore. Closet Tuesdays from 9-11. Anyone in FIRST MT. CALVARY BAPTIST need of clothing is welcome. Arlie and Nellie Parsons. Mrs. Chapel with Rev. Bill ReynoldsTIST-Sunday School 10 a,m., Sunday Woods, 889-1807. Johnson was a loving wife, and Larry Smith officiating, worship 11 elm. and 6 p.m., Wed. Bible FOOD RANK Study 7 p.m. Fred Dingus is pastor. First Baptist Church, St. Paul, operates mother, grandmother and great- Burial followed in Johnson FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-Daut. a Food BankTuesdays from 9-I 1 a.m. grandmother. She was a member Family Cemetery. Pallbearers Sunday School, 10 elm., Sunday war- at the church. All in need of food are of Adams Chapel Church. In were Mickey Meade St., Mickey addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four loving brothers. Survivors include her hus- band of 48 years, Clyde G. Johnson, Castlewood; daughter and son-in-law, Mickey Sr. and Denise Meade, Castlewood; four grandchildren, Mickey Jr. and wife, Luanna Meade, Parkers- burg, WV; Travis Meade, Tip- hani Meade, Wyatt Meade, all of Castlewood; three great-grand- Meade Jr., Travis Meade, Paul Johnson, Richard Johnson, Gregory K. Johnson and Jackie Gibson. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Johnson, Wade Jessee and Dr. Dwight Bailey. The family received friends aRer 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 at the funeral home. Combs Funeral Service, 291 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, Vir- ginia 24266 (276) 889-4444 was in charge of arrangements. CHURCH-Dante. Sunday worship l I FOOD DISTRIBUTION a.m., second and fourth Sundays, Rev. Morning Star Full Gospel Church will Leslie Dean, pastor, distribute food to the needy at the FORT GIBSON UNITED METHO- church from, 9-11 am. on fourth DIST CHURCH-Sunday School, 9 Saturdays at the church in CastlewotxL am.; Worship 10 am. The Rev. Harry GOSPEL SINGING Layell. A Gospel Sin~ing will be held at 7 FULL GOSPEL REVIVALS-Hauson- p.m. the fnst Friday of eauh month at ville, services Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, The Celebration Center, 16607 Broad 6 p.m. StreeL St. Paul. Everyone is welcome. GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH- Admission is free. Huffman Hollow, Mill Creek Road, Lebanon. Sunday School 10 e,m,, wor- ship, ! 1 Am. and 6 p.m. Wed. Youth Night 7 p.m. Pastor, Don Bush. ItAMLIN BAPTIST CHURCH-Cas- Kindergarten registration for Wise County Public Schools tlewood; Sunday School 10 am., Sun- day worship 11 a.m. & 6 p.m; Wednes- day Bible Study, 7 p.m. HIGHPOINT COMMUNITY CHURCH-Castlewood. Sunday School. Food distribution Kindergarten registration for the 2009-2010 school year will be held in all Wise County Public Schools that house a kindergarten program (Appal- achia Elementary, J.W. Adams Combined, Coebum Primary, Powell Valley Primary, St. Paul Elementary and Wise Primary) are Friday, May 1 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children apply- ing for kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 30, 2009. Parents/guardians need to bring the following items to kindergarten registration: Certified copy of the child's birth certificate Child's Social Security card Morning Star Church of Castlewood will distribute food to needy families on Saturday, April 25 at the church from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. ID and 911 address are 10 am., worship, 11 am., 6 p.m.reauired. HOUSE OF PRAYER-Sunday 6 p.m., Thursday 7p.m. Rt. 65, Castlewood. South Mountain "~he Immunization record Pastor, Lawrence Hollyfield. child must have a HOUSE OF THE LORibLittle Jernsa- ,0 Boys at physical examination within one a.m., worship 11 am. and 6 p.m.; Thursday worship 7 p.m. Rev. TeddyG.MARyPhiilips. MARTIN MEMORIAL Country Cabin year before entering school. Immunizations against mumps, measles, German measles, who- aping cough, tetanus, diphtheria, polio, Hepatitis B and chicken pox are required. Each school will have available the "School Entrance Health Form MCH 213 F" for parents to take to their child's doctor/pediatrician for completion. Parents/guardians desiring additional information about kindergarten registration may contact the school in their area, or call Carol Grace at the Wise County School Board Office at 276-328-8017. Local authors to appear at Russell Co. Public Library Local author Neva Bryan will appear at the Russell County Public Library on Thursday, April 23, and Nancy Hill John- son on Saturday, April 25, to read from their recent books and to sign copies of the books. Bryan will read from her flu'st novel, St. Peter's Monsters. The book tells the story of Peter Sullivan, a young man facing CHURCH-S,,.mday School 10 am., The Country Cabin, located Worship 11 Am. 762-0569 in Norton on The Crooked Road MILLS CHAPEL FREEWILL BAP- TIST CHURCH-Castlewood; Sunday Music Trail will feature South School 10 am., Sunday worship 11 Mountain Boys on Saturday, am., Bible Study and Youth League April 25. Admission for the Wed., 7 p.m. Pastor, Mike Patzick. night is $5 for adults (12 and MORNING STAR FULL GOSPEL older) and $1 for children 2-11. CHURCH-Casflewood. Sunday School 10 elm.; Worship 11 am, 6 p.m.;Each Saturday night, from Wednesday, 7 p.m.276-762-7812. Pastor. Woody Scott. MT. ZION COMMUNITY APOSTO- homesickness and alcoholism. Johnson's book, Raised by Flesh, Wood and Plastic, is a biographical work celebrating the life of her mother, Carrie Nard Hill.. Copies of each book will be available for sale on the day of the signing of each. one. For more information, call Katie Britt, 276-889-8044. LIC- Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Hazel Mountain. For more information, call 276-495-8611. Pastor, Bryan K. Hall. NEW CASTLEWOOD BAPTIST- Sunday School, 10 elm., Sunday wor- ship 11 a.m., 6 p.m,; Wed. Bible study, 7 p.m. OAK GROVE UNITED METHO- DIST CHURCH-2nd & 4th Sundays, morning worship 10; church school ! 1. Hansonville. THE PASSION PLACE-Castlewond. Worship Sunday 10 am., 6 p.m. Wednesday Family Bible Study (classes for all ages) 7 p.m.; Thursday Passion 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm, live bluegrass music from the best in local bands is featured. Dancing includes clogging, two-step, free- style, broom dances and cake walks. Local musicians are welcome to play halRime breaks. The Country Cabin is located one and one-half miles west of Norton (between Norton and Appalachia). Watch for signs. Events at the Country Cabin are sponsored by Appalachian Traditions, Inc., a non-profit organization. No alcohol is permitted. Mornin8 Star Full Gospel Church Women with a Vision ~inistries Women's Coniorence "lie Brousht Me Throush" April 2c2--c26 Speakers Mamie Scott, April 22, 7 pm Rachel SharEr, April 23, 7 pm Missy Scar]~rrtj, April 94, 7pm Cynthia Ellis, April 11 am Mornin8 Star Full Gospel Church Praise SinSers concert April 20 at 0 pm II TRI.COUNTY Phone'-762-95al toddlers and young children to be given away April 25 Marathon Ministry, based in Marathon's founder and Castlewood, will give free clothing for infants, toddlers and young children at "Together for Children' at the Town Park in Lebanon beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25. The child must be present in order to receive the clothing items. New blankets will also be available free of charge for those who need them. president, Rev. Philip K. Coop- er, said, "We are blessed to be able to give help to families with children in these times of financial difficulty. We thank God we can help needy families in the region as we serve Jesus." Donors are welcome. Those who would like to help may send donations to Marathon Ministry, P.O. Box 771, Castle- wood, VA 24224. St. Pad, Va,! "4 0 "0 I" C rn TRENDSETTER SE ALL-SEASON TREAD QUIET RIDE WHITE~BLACK SIDEWALL m C 0 m -4 'ID I O m 16618 East Riverside Dr. St. Paul, VA Man. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm; Sat, 8 am - 1 pm 276.762-9501 or 276-762-9591 f I[llll m II Iltl I Ill~l 1 I Property Owner Appreciation Month up spaces memorials I" new opening & closing fees II |. vaults benches travel care New Mausoleum ruction pricing discounts ill I I I I I l I I I I I I1~