Friday, April 20, 2007
Funeral Arrangements For Ronnie Releford
Jasper “Ronnie” Releford
CHARLESTON W.Va. — Mr. Jasper Lawrence “Ronnie” Releford, 57, of Charleston, W.Va, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday (April 17, 2007) following an extended illness.
Born in Kingsport to the parents of Agnes and James J L Releford. He attended Douglass High School until the schools were integrated and then he went on to John Sevier Middle School and graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School where he played football. After graduation, he moved to Charleston, W.Va., where he worked for the state of West Virginia until he was no longer able to work and took an early retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Agnes and James Releford; sister, Gloria Horton; and a brother, David Releford.
He is survived by a special friend, Mary Henry and children, Randal Releford, Ronnie Releford, Monica Releford, David Releford, Jay Gilmore, Kellie Neal, YaDella Miles, Steven Harrison and Lynn Stuart; sisters, Shelia Releford, Clinitina Releford, Truda “Danny Hall, all of Kingsport, Gracie Falls, Sabrina Ross, and Lisa McElrath, all of Atlanta, Ga.; brothers, Douglass (Vivian) Releford, Leland (Marie) Williamson of Kingsport and Bryon Williamson of Knoxville; special brothers, James “Moose” Henry and Harry Smith. He also leaves seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today in Charleston, W.Va.
The family will receive friends at Central Baptist Church on Saturday from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The going home service will be on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the church with the Dr. Rev. Anthony Daniels officiating.
Interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday at East Lawn Cemetery. The cortege will depart the church at 10:30 a.m.
Expression of love and online condolences can be sent via -mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
R.A. Clark Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
OUR HEARTS, PRAYERS AND LOVE GO OUT TO THE FAMILY OF OUR DOUGLASS ALUMNI, RONNIE RELEFORD.
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