Ethel Stilwell

Ethel Fay Stilwell

Tuesday, May 7th, 1940 - Sunday, January 5th, 2020
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Ethel Fay Stilwell, age 79, of the Little Fox Creek section of Vansant, Virginia, passed away Sunday (January 5, 2020) in Lebanon, Virginia. Born May 7, 1940 in Buchanan County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Jessie James and Jennie Jackson Stilwell. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a graduate of Council High School. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, and the lost art of homemaking.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Lindsey Stilwell, Dexter Stilwell, and Harlis Stilwell, one sister, Emma Lockhart, two sisters-in-law, Louise Stilwell and Sally Stilwell, two brothers-in-law, Frank Hale and Cuba Bostic, and her fiancé, Delmer Boyd.
Survivors include five sisters, Goldie Hale of Swords Creek, Dorothy Bostic of Vansant, Mildred Breeding and husband, Larry of Vansant, Mona Woodward and husband, Paul of Honaker, and Miranda McGlothlin and husband, Ralph of Vansant; four brothers, Darrel Stilwell and wife Lucille of Mechanicsville, Wayne Stilwell of Brandy Station, Virginia, Henry Stilwell and wife, Regina of Swords Creek, and Harley Stilwell and Jennifer of Brandy Station, Virginia; sister-in-law, Betty Stilwell; brother-in-law, William Lockhart; caregivers, Sylvia, Kathy, Adriane, and Joann; many nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Roy Lee Wilson and Rev. Edward Tiller officiating. Interment will follow in the Stilwell Family Cemetery, 2568 Little Fox Creek Drive, Vansant, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Darrel Stilwell, Wayne Stilwell, Henry Stilwell, Harley Stilwell, Larry Breeding, Ralph McGlothlin, William Lockhart, and Paul Woodward.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Wednesday, where an evening song service will be conducted at 7:00 PM.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 | 6:00pm
    Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 6:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, January 9th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, January 9th, 2020 11:00am
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Edward Tiller
    Rev. Roy Lee Wilson
  • Interment

    Stilwell Family Cemetery
    2568 Little Fox Drive
    VANSANT, VA 24656
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Estes & Shelby

Posted at 09:24pm
In our prayers Shelby / Estes Deel

Charlie and Mary Hutcheson

Posted at 06:54pm
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Grady,Bessie, and Jessica Lowe

Posted at 02:31pm
My Aunt Ethel will be missed by her family and her loved ones who dearly loved her so much my prayers will go out to the family during this time of sorrow and I will miss her caused I always called to check on her.Love the Stilwell family always and forever. So God has gained another wonderful Angel in heaven.

Pauline O'Quinn

Posted at 06:42pm
Prayers for everyone so very sorry for your loss of sweet Ethel. Love and Prayers, Gary and Pauline O'Quinn

Marilyn Simmers

Posted at 12:50pm
Cousin Ethel was such a special lady. I enjoyed talking to her especially when we would talk about memories of the family.
We are praying for all of you.
With sympathy
Mailyn and Phil Simmers

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