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Lois Minear

September 23, 1944 December 20, 2019
Lois Minear
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Obituary for Lois Minear

Lois Kenney Minear, 75, of Sewell Mountain, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019, at her home, following a long battle with respiratory issues and rheumatoid arthritis.

Born September 23, 1944, on Sewell Mountain, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Lottie Gilkeson Kenney.

Lois worked at the sewing factory in Rainelle until its closing. She was a faithful member of the Big Sewell Baptist Church. Lois was such a kind person who cared for so many.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 30 years Lester Minear; 1 brother Frank Kenney; and 1 stepson Lynn Minear.

Survivors include her son Stephen Minear of Tennessee; stepson Michael Minear of Sewell Mountain; 2 stepdaughters Peggy Minear of Lewisburg and Patty Cale (Jack) of Rainelle; 2 sisters Joann Gilkeson of Rainelle and Zulena Hudson (Gary) of Staunton, Virginia; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

Services will be 12 p.m. Friday, December 27, at Smathers Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kermit Hunter officiating.

Burial will follow in the Sims Cemetery, Loops Road.

Friends may call one hour before the service from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.smathersfuneralchapelinc.com.

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.


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Visitation

Friday

27

Dec

11:00 AM 12/27/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/27/2019 12:00:00 PM
Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.

675 Main Street
Rainelle, WV 25962

Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.
675 Main Street Rainelle 25962 WV
United States

Service

Friday

27

Dec

12:00 PM 12/27/2019 12:00:00 PM
Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.

675 Main Street
Rainelle, WV 25962

Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.
675 Main Street Rainelle 25962 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sims Cemetery Final Resting Place

Loops Road
Rainelle, WV 25962

Loops Road Rainelle 25962 WV
United States
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