We accept obituaries only from the funeral home in charge. For information on submitting an obituary, please contact HD Media by phone at 304-526-2793 or email at southernwvobits@HDMediaLLC.com. Obituaries for the Williamson Daily News, which publishes on Wednesdays, must be submitted by noon Monday, two days before publication.

PEGGY ANN BRANHAM, 84, of Ragland, W.Va., died Sept. 14 in Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson, Ky. She was a school secretary, Ragland postmaster, office manager for Dr. Maryona and owned Peggy’s Bizarre. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 18 at Connolly Memorial Baptist Ch…

RAYMOND LACKEY, 88, of Laurel Creek, W.Va., widower of Norma White Lackey, died Sept. 12 in Logan Regional Medical Center. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 16 at Lackey Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 15 at Freedom United Baptist Church. Chafin Funeral Home, Delb…

SALLY J. BLACKBURN, 92, of Williamson, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Born May 28, 1929, at Sharondale, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Virgl and Winnie Smith Roberts. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, G.R. Blac…

BRENDA DAVIS, 49, of Chattaroy, W.Va., formerly of Gretna, Va., died Sept. 13 in Pikeville Medical Center. Graveside service will be at 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Davis Cemetery, Delbarton. Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, is in charge of arrangements.

LINDA FAY NEWSOME, 73, of Lenore, W.Va., wife of Lawrence Newsome, died Sept. 2 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at Parsley Bottom Freewill Baptist Church, Lenore. Burial in Newsome Cemetery, Lenore. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6 at the ch…

VIOLA MAE STANLEY, 81, of Burnwell, Ky., mother of Jennifer Stump of Phelps, Ky., Clyde Stanley and Randy Stanley, both of Burnwell, died Sept. 2 in Pikeville Nursing and Rehab. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 5 at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial in McCoy Cemetery, Burn…

SCOTTIE MITCHELL STANLEY, 49, of Mooresburg, Tenn., formerly of Pond Creek, Ky., son of Christine Morris Cunningham of Mooresburg and Emory “Bo” Stanley of Williamson, died Aug. 25. He had been a maintenance employee in the coal mining industry. Funeral service took place at 1 p.m. Aug. 28, …

DR. JAMES WILLIAM COLEMAN, age 79, of Charleston, West Virginia, passed away peacefully at his home on August 21, 2021. Jim, known as Doc to many, was the son of the late Pearl Burton and Joseph Coleman Sr. of Huntington, West Virginia. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death b…

JACKIE DESKINS, 75, of Pinsonfork, Ky., husband of Donna Deskins, died Aug. 18 in Pikeville Medical Center. He was s Pike County Deputy Sheriff and retired from Hobet Mining. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 21 at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, Belfry, Ky.; burial in Blackburn Cemet…

DONALD KEITHER DILLON, 84, of Williamson, W.Va., widower of Mary Elizabeth Dillon and Melda Smith Dillon, died Aug. 17 in Tug Valley Regional Medical Center. He was an electrician in the coal industry. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Aug. 19 at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial…

BETH ANN FITCH, 30, formerly of Switzer, W.Va., died Aug. 16 in Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel, Switzer; burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Aug. 19 at the fu…

PHYLLIS ANN DARDI, 80, of Delbarton, W.Va., widow of Charles A. Dardi, died Aug. 15 in the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be at noon Aug. 21 at the Regional Church of God, Delbarton, W.Va.; burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, W.Va…