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 Bill Jim Clevenger

1928 - 2015

Bill Jim Clevenger, age 86 of 2504 Brush Creek Road, Glade Valley, NC died Monday, March 9, 2015 at his residence.

He was born April 1, 1928 in Lawrence County, Kentucky to the late Bill and Opal Marcum Clevenger.  In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Loray Kitchen Clevenger; one sister, Betty Jo Miller.

He was a WWII Veteran serving his country in the Philippines and Japan in the U.S. Army.  He was a member of God’s Will Baptist Church.  He regularly attended Cornerstone Christian Fellowship with Barb and Leonard.  He worked for 35 years for the AEP System formerly Ohio Power and he really enjoyed his job and co-workers whom were a big part of his life.  He started out climbing poles and retired as Area Division Manager.  He loved going to Myrtle Beach and spending time with his friends, family and grandchildren.

He is survived by one daughter, Barbara Absher and husband Leonard of Glade Valley; one son, Bill Clevenger; two grandchildren, Candi Clevenger of Columbus, OH, Matthew Walker of Anchorage, Alaska; one brother, Henry Clevenger and wife Lorriane of Caroll, OH; special caregiver, Velinda Murphy of Ennice; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Grandview Memorial Funeral Home.  The family will also receive friends Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Young Funeral Home and Chapel in Louisa, Kentucky from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m.  Following the visitation a graveside service will be conducted at Yatesville Memorial Cemetery in Louisa, Kentucky with Reverend Ricky Kitchen officiating.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, PO Box 1287, Sparta, NC 28675 or to Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chaper, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215-3220.

Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Clevenger family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.

Robert "Bobby" Quesenberry

1954 - 2015

Robert "Bobby" Quesenberry, 60, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

He was born on July 9, 1954 to Robinson Taylor "RT" and Roberta Quesenberry. He lived most of his life in Louisa, Ky.

Bobby was a talented carpenter. He started working as a carpenter when he was seventeen years old. Most would say that he could build anything he could see. In his spare time he enjoyed gardening and loved to fish.

Bobby was proud of his three daughters, Stephanie Ferguson (Mike), of Mascoutah IL, Donna Music (Brad Brooks), of Louisa, Ky, Ami Quesenberry (Tony Smith), of Blaine Ky and preceded in death his son, Brandon Quesenberry. Bobby was proud of his two step daughters as well, Vikki Stepp, of Louisa, Ky, and Debbie Childers, of Louisa, Ky. He is also survived by his three sisters, Zora May Wilks, Rose Mary Johnson, and Bernadine Quesenberry, as well as one brother, Richard Quesenberry. Bobby had thirteen grandchildren, Michael Ferguson, Kyle Diaz, Grace Music, Gabby Music, Kaine Music, Trent Brooks, Kenzley Brooks, Leah Smith, Clara Smith, Chad Stepp, Karla Stepp, Dawn Childers and Jamie Childers.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 5 p.m until 9p.m. at Young Funeral Home, 201 W. Main Street, Louisa, Ky.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 2 p.m. with burial to follow at Yatesville Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

In lieu of flowers the family request that monetary donations be made in Bobby's name to Young Funeral Home, 201 W. Main Street, Louisa, Ky. 41230

Troy Ray Baldwin

1966 - 2015

Troy Ray Baldwin, 48, of Barboursville, W.V. passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at his home.

He was born April 17, 1966 in Columbus, Ohio a son of Charles Thomas Baldwin and Barbara Rae Wooten Coates. He was a drywaller. He was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Baldwin.

Survivors include, four children, Adam Baldwin, Kandayce Baldwin, Andrew Baldwin and Gage Baldwin all of Columbus, Ohio; father, Charles Thomas Baldwin of Ashville, Ohio; mother, Barbara Rae Coates of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Tracy Long of Louisa, Ky.; Krystal Baldwin of Twin Falls Idaho; Santa Faye Baldwin of Johns Town, Ohio; brothers, Eugene Baldwin of Louisa, Ky.; Chris Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Kenny Baldwin of Barboursville, W.V.; Tommy Baldwin of Barboursville, W.V.; Jake Baldwin of Pomaroy, Ohio; Stevie Baldwin of Babroursville, W.V.; Brandon Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Michael Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Jeffery Baldwin of Ashville, Ohio; J.D. Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Jimmy Baldwin of Ashville, Ohio; Ryan Baldwin also of Ashville, Ohio.

A memorial service will be conducted 11:00 am Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Baldwin officiating.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Claude Copley

1924 - 2015

Claude Copley, 91, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Thursday Feb. 26, 2015 at the Three Rivers Medical Center following a brief illness.

Claude was born Jan. 16, 1924 at Stark, WV the son of the late Lawrence and Nancy Williamson Copley Bowens. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife Tellie Henson Copley who died in 2011.

Claude was a retired superintendent for Marley Cooling Tower Construction Co., a member of the Louisa FWB Church, a 32nd degree mason, member of the Apperson F&AM 195, and a United States Army  Veteran serving in World War II.

Survivors include his loving family, a daughter Claudia Copley of Louisa, a son and daughter-in-law James and Angela Copley also of Louisa, two grandsons Bradley and William Copley, a sister Lucille Bowens of Huntington, WV; and a brother Lawrence Copley Jr. of Webb, WV.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday March 1st at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Osborne and Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery at Louisa, KY.

Friends may call after 5:00 pm Saturday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

A Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home.

Military honors will be performed at the graveside by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 and American Legion Post 89.

Lee Elwood LeForrest 

1944 - 2015

Lee Elwood LeForrest 71 of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord on Saturday Feb. 27, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.

Lee was born Feb. 8, 1944 at Providence, Rhode Island the son of the late Lawson and Mary Horton LeForrest. He was a retired truck driver, member of the Louisa First Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army during VietNam.

Survivors include his loving wife Linda Cavins LeForrest of Fort Gay, WV, two daughters Shannon (Ronnie) Boyd of Louisa, KY and Amy (James Jude) Ellison of Fort Gay, WV; three grandchildren Rebecca Stansberry, Tessa Boyd, and Tori Ellison, a great grandson Bradlee Muncy, two sisters Sandra (Robert) Cook and Patte Brown; a nephew Jamie Cook, and two great nephews Barrett and Shawn Cook.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday March 2 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. David Maynard, Rev. Chuck Price, and Rev. John R. Cavins officiating. Burial will follow in the Wellman Cemetery at Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may call after 12:30 pm Monday and until time of services at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers family ask for donations to be made to the Louisa First Baptist Church Debt Retirement or the Hospice of Huntington.

Graveside military honors will be performed by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 and the American Legion Post 89.