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James Arvil McClanahan

November 27, 1939 January 10, 2019
James Arvil McClanahan
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JAMES ARVIL McCLANAHAN, 79 years of age of the Paw Paw section of Hurley, VA, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at his home following an extended illness. Born in Buchanan County, he was the son of the late Garfield and Dorothy (Scarberry) McClanahan. He was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County and was of the Church of Christ faith. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, a coal miner and chief forest warden for Buchanan County.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2-Children: Christopher James McClanahan and Peggy Sue McClanahan; 1-Grandson: Wesley Ryan Taylor; 4-Brothers: Lawrence Lee, Edward Wayne, Gary Hubert and Kenneth Reed McClanahan; 4-Sisters: Hettie Ann Stoneman, Opal Fay Slone, Alice Slone and Deloris June Green.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Ethel (Keen) McClanahan of Hurley, VA; 3-Sons: Leonard McClanahan, Dallas McClanahan and Michael Anthony McClanahan all of Hurley, VA; 3-Daughters: Elizabeth Anne (Kerry) Taylor of Hurley, VA, Sandra Kay (Paul) Turner of Grundy, VA, Mary Alice Lester of Hurley, VA; 5-Sisters: Bonnie Lou Helton of Big Rock, VA, Hazel Jean Dotson of Hurley, VA, Dorita Kay McClanahan of Grundy, VA, Deborah Lynn Estep of Garden Creek, VA, Jacqueline Gaye Taylor of Grundy, VA.

Also, survived by 11-Grandchildren, 10-Great-Grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for JAMES ARVIL McCLANAHAN will be conducted Monday, January 14, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at the Kelsa Church of Christ with Vernor Blankenship, Charlie Kennedy, Hobert Kennedy and Charlie Johnson officiating with burial to follow in the McClanahan Cemetery on the Lefthand fork of Paw Paw.

Friends may call at the Kelsa Church of Christ Saturday and Sunday evenings at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of JAMES ARVIL McCLANAHAN.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

12

Jan

6:00 PM 1/12/2019 6:00:00 PM
Kelsa Church of Christ

Hurley Rd.
Hurley, VA 24620

Kelsa Church of Christ
Hurley Rd. Hurley 24620 VA
United States

Service

Saturday

12

Jan

7:00 PM 1/12/2019 7:00:00 PM
Kelsa Church of Christ

Hurley Rd.
Hurley, VA 24620

Kelsa Church of Christ
Hurley Rd. Hurley 24620 VA
United States

Visitation

Sunday

13

Jan

6:00 PM 1/13/2019 6:00:00 PM
Kelsa Church of Christ

Hurley Rd.
Hurley, VA 24620

Kelsa Church of Christ
Hurley Rd. Hurley 24620 VA
United States

Service

Sunday

13

Jan

7:00 PM 1/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Kelsa Church of Christ

Hurley Rd.
Hurley, VA 24620

Kelsa Church of Christ
Hurley Rd. Hurley 24620 VA
United States

Funeral

Monday

14

Jan

1:00 PM 1/14/2019 1:00:00 PM
Kelsa Church of Christ

Hurley Rd.
Hurley, VA 24620

Kelsa Church of Christ
Hurley Rd. Hurley 24620 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

McClanahan Cemetery on Paw Paw Final Resting Place

Paw Paw Rd.
Hurley, VA 24620

Paw Paw Rd. Hurley 24620 VA
United States
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