February 6, 1922 - October 26, 2014
Big Stone Gap VA, Lelia Juanita (Burke) Egan 92, of Powell Valley, passed away on Sunday (Oct. 26, 2014) at Heritage Hall Nursing home in Big Stone Gap Virginia. She was a lifelong resident of Powell Valley. She was a graduate of East Stone Gap High School class of 1940, where she excelled at basketball. She graduated business school in Chicago, IL. She worked in several businesses in Big Stone Gap, VA. In 1945 she married the love of her life, Mr. D.J. Egan, and became a dairy farmer’s wife. They lived happily in Powell Valley together for 67 years until his passing on Sept, 1, 2012; she was also preceded in death by her parents; John and Della Burke and eight siblings. She is survived by two daughters; Jamie Egan Kelly and husband Jim, Donna Egan Weatherspoon and husband John, both of Big Stone Gap; one son Dexter Egan and wife Patricia, of Duffield VA,; six grandchildren, John Douglas Weatherspoon wife Carey, Janay Kelly Griffin husband Peter, Whitney Paige Egan, Elizabeth Weatherspoon Pettry husband John, Shaina Patterson and Rick Taylor; seven great grandchildren; a sister Ernestine Belcher of Indianapolis, several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Peggy Lambert, Kara Burgan, and Heritage Hall nursing home for all of their attentive care. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 on Tuesday (Oct. 28, 2014) at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St. N.) in Big Stone Gap VA. The funeral service will be conducted following the visitation in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ric Wright officiating. Interment will be in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to attend the graveside service will need to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 to go in procession to the cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Valley Fire Dept. P.O. Box 166 East Stone Gap, VA. 24246, and Legion Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 628 Big Stone Gap VA ,24219 You may go online to offer your condolences to the family of Mrs. Egan at www.holdingfuneralhome.com Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Egan Family.
Big Stone Gap VA, Lelia Juanita (Burke) Egan 92, of Powell Valley, passed away on Sunday (Oct. 26, 2014) at Heritage Hall Nursing home in Big Stone Gap Virginia. She was a lifelong resident of Powell Valley. She was a graduate of East Stone... View Obituary & Service Information
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