Wise, Virginia February 24, 2012
Valda June Blevins Bentley, 88, passed away Thursday,
February 23, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center,
Johnson City, Washington Co TN, after a short illness.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jonah Bentley
Sr.; her parents, Nathan and Victoria Roland Blevins; four
brothers, Roland Blevins, Samuel Blevins, Byron Blevins,
and James Blevins; four sisters, Virginia Bentley,
Charlotte Hicks, Buelah Rollo, and Mary Francis Blevins.
Surviving are three sons, Nathan Dale (Sandy) Hennessey,
of Toledo, OH, Jonah (Caroline) Bentley, of Wise, VA, and
Charles (Dinah) Hampton, of Jenkins, KY; four daughters,
Sue (Dan) Butrum, of LaGrange, KY, Martha (James) Bolling,
of Pound, VA, Teresa (Scott) Brewer, of Crestwood, KY, and
Ramona Hampton, of Wise, VA; ten grandsons, Ricky and
Randy Hennessey, James Jr., Jason and Joshua Bolling,
Daniel Butrum II, Eric and Andrew Bentley, Paxton Brewer,
and Cody Hampton; three granddaughters, Rene’ Butrum,
Ambra Bentley, and Christie Brewer; two step-grandchildren,
Brandon Pittman and Ciera Gupta; eighteen great-grand-
children, Terra, Justin, Josh, Tiffany, Stephanie and
Jessica Hennessey, Kayla, Scott, Tyler, Dane, Eric,
Isabella, Caleb and Carys Bolling, Derrick Torres, Emma
Bentley, Dylan Fortner, and Laken Butrum; two great-great
grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
The family will receive friends Saturday, February 25,
2012, 5 p.m.. to 7 p.m., at the Sturgill Funeral Home,
1621 Norton Road SW Wise, VA.
Funeral Services will follow at 7 p.m., in the Sturgill
Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with James Bolling Sr. and
Pastor Gary Hill officiating.
Graveside Services will be conducted 11 a.m., Sunday,
February 26, 2012, at the Bentley Cemetery Payne Gap, KY.
The family and friends will meet at 10 a.m., Sunday, at
the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.
Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as Pallbearers
and Honorary Pallbearers.
To send condolences to the family, please visit
Sturgill Funeral Homes, 1621 Norton Road SW, Wise, VA
24293 in charge of arrangements.