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James Truman "J.T." Bevins Sr. 83 of Meta, KY passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at his home.
He was born April 28, 1931 at Toler, Ky. the son of the late James Arnold and Leola Pinson Bevins.
J.T. retired after 46 years with the N. & W. Railroad, was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was a
member of the Cedar Bottom Old Regular Baptist Church. He was a Kentucky Colonel and served as an Honorary Pike
County Deputy Sheriff and Honorary Pike County Judge Executive.
J.T. is survived by his loving wife of 52 years of marriage, Ethel Mae Deskins Bevins of Meta, KY. To this union was
born two sons, James T. (Lisa) Bevins of Red Jacket, WV and William Matthew (Rebecca) Bevins of Meta, KY; one
daughter, Cynthia Darlene (Dale) Bishop of High Point, NC; two sisters, Lola Stine Canupp of Edgewater, FL and
Debra Lynn Waller of Dandridge, TN; four grandchildren, Joshua Bevins, Kirsten Bevins, Garrett Bevins and Haden
Bishop; two great grandchildren and his three wonderful in-home caregivers, Jenny Preece, Nancy Blackburn and
J.T. was loved by many and surrounded by a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 1 PM in the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Gary
Young, Lee Layne and Albert Cable officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky.
Visitation will be held from 6 - 9 PM Sunday and Monday in the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with special
services both nights at 7 PM.
Ruby Jean Dent, 78 of Williamson, WV passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Pikeville Medical Center.
She was born June 9, 1936 in Logan County, WV the daughter of the late Floyd and Virginia Spaulding Fitch. She was
also preceded in death by her husband, William Lawrence Dent; a daughter, Marlene Stepp and three brothers, Bill Fitch,
Roy Fitch and Harrison Porter.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Nolan Church of God Acts 20:28.
Survivors include her daughter, Darlene Cartwright of Williamson, WV; son, Roger Gene Stepp of Hatfield, KY;
brothers, Floyd Fitch Jr. of Lenore, WV and Jack Fitch of Detroit, MI; sisters, Stella Marcum, Wendy Lynn Fitch and
Tracie Rae Marcum all of Williamson, WV; grandchildren, Rebecca Chapman, Josh Johnson, Amanda Slone and Naomi
"Jeanny" Stepp; four great grandchildren, five great, great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 2 PM at the Nolan Church of God Acts 20:28 with Eugene
Preece and Paul Ray Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, WV with family
and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 28, 2014 from 6 - 8 PM at the Nolan Church of God Acts 20:28 with special
services at 7 PM.
Wendell Wilkie Dotson, 73, of Ransom, Ky. passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the South Williamson
Appalachian Regional Hospital.
He was born October 23, 1940 at Ransom, Ky. the son of Mary "Mag" Hatfield Dotson of Ransom, Ky. and the late
Dennis "Den" Dotson. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Charles (Martha) Dotson, Eugene (Shirley)
Dotson and an infant brother, Larry Gilford Dotson.
Wilkie was a retired coal miner and a member of the U.M.W.A. He was a Deacon and member of the Samaria
Primitive Baptist Church. He had a tradition that he loved doing and that was giving $2 bills to newborn babies and
others. He dearly loved all of his family and friends.
Besides his Mother, he is survived by his wife, Margaret "Annie" Whitt Dotson of Ransom, KY; children, Teresa
(Michael) New of Ransom, KY, Denise "Bernie" Dotson of Bristol, TN and Duane "Unch" Dotson of Ransom, KY;
brothers, Burl (Glenna Mae) Dotson and Dwight (Kelley) Dotson all of Ransom, KY; sisters, Helen Dotson, Lola
McCoy and Gail (Eugene) Gibbs all of Ransom, KY and Janet Flo (Larry) Scott of Whitesburg, KY; grandchildren, John
(Michelle) Dotson of Bluff City, TN and Kendra "Baby Durl" Dotson of Bristol, TN and a host of nieces, nephews, family
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 1 PM at the Samaria Primitive Baptist Church with J. C.
Hager, Shawn and Jeff Dotson officiating. Burial will follow in the Willie Jake Hager Cemetery, Ransom, KY with
Mitchell Scott, Joey Dotson, Van Gibbs, Dennis "Whitey" Gibbs, Chad Dotson, Jerry Dotson, D. G. McCoy and Billy
Yates serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held after 6 PM Monday and Tuesday at the Samaria Primitive Baptist Church. Special services will
be held both nights at 7 PM with James Ball, J. C. Hager, Jeff Dotson, Shawn Dotson and Paul Varney conducting
services Monday night and Larry Slone, Jeff Dotson and Shawn Dotson conducting services Tuesday night.
Neicie Jeanette Wyrick, 81 of Belfry, KY formerly of Knoxville, TN passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the
Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, WV.
She was born October 2, 1932 in Washburn, TN the daughter of Mrs. Beulah Beeler of Belfry, KY and the late Dan
Beeler. She was also preceded in death by a very special friend, Emory Davis.
Neicie was a former medical secretary for Dr. Fred Brown in Knoxville, TN. She was a member of the St. James
Survivors include her daughter, Angela (Danny) Salyers of Belfry, Ky with whom she made her home; son, Alvin
James (Theresa) Wyrick Jr. of Knoxville, TN; brothers, Dee (Jerri) Beeler, Wayne (Gail) Beeler and Winiford (Pat)
Beeler all of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren, Courtney (Dustin) McCollister and Phillip Wyrick of Knoxville, TN and great
grandchildren, Kadi, Natheniell, Emme and Kaeson.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 2 PM at the St. James Episcopal Church, Knoxville, TN, with
Rev. W. Stephen White officiating.
Visitation will be held from 6 - 9 PM Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry KY, and from 5 -
8 PM Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Bridges Funeral Home, Knoxville, TN.
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