December 13, 1935 - July 24, 2012
Big Stone Gap, VA Rev. Edward D. "Donnie" Sizemore, 76, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday (July 24, 2012), passing away at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap. He was born in Inman, VA and lived most of his life in Big Stone Gap. He was retired from the Town of Big Stone Gap, with over 20 years of service. He also had worked for Penn-Line Tree Service. Rev. Sizemore served as an evangelist and as a pastor at several area churches and WLSD radio station in Big Stone Gap. He was a member of the Odd Fellows. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Stella Mae (Underwood) Sizemore; his parents, Thomas J. and Virgie (Scalf) Sizemore; two brothers, T. J. and Roy Sizemore; and an infant sister, Betty Sizemore. Surviving are his wife, Haruko K. Akers of Appalachia, VA; two daughters, Stella Darlene Wynn and husband, James, and Donna Sue Davis and husband, Keith, all of Big Stone Gap; one son, Edward Darrell "Eddie" Sizemore and wife, Rita Jo of Appalachia, VA; seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren; three sisters, Faye Bolden, Ann Chestnut and Frankie Price, all of Big Stone Gap; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home chapel with Evangelist Benny Boles officiating. Burial will follow in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be: Eddie Sizemore, Keith Davis, Markus Sizemore, Jim Wynn, Eugene "Smokey" Hunter and Robert Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be: Richard Lomax and George Polly. To view the obituary and sign the online registry, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sizemore family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Rev. Edward D. "Donnie" Sizemore, 76, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday (July 24, 2012), passing away at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap. He was born in Inman, VA and lived most of his life in Big Stone Gap. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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