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Mary

Ellen Fridley

Clarkson

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April 10, 2020

Mary Ellen Fridley Clarkson, 91, of Waiteville, WV., passed peacefully on April 10, 2020. She was born March 7, 1929 in Low Moor to the late Joseph Nelson Fridley and Hattie Virginia Painter Fridley Hellems, other than her parents she preceded in death by her infant son Earl Ray Clarkson, a half-sister Carrie Fridley Dawe, her brother Robert Nelson Fridley and other relatives A wonderful moral example to her children and others. A born-again Christian, member of the Waiteville Christian Church. Surviving are eight children Jean Rock and husband Melvin of Waiteville, Roland Clarkson Jr. of New Castle, Joseph Wayne Clarkson and his wife Linda Of Roanoke, Allen Clarkson and friend Phyllis of Waiteville, Dana Rock and husband Terry of Kernersville, NC, Clara Surface and Husband Bruce of Waiteville, Mary Katherine Meadows and husband Gale of Paint Bank and Marie Clarkson of Waiteville. Also surviving are 15 Grandchildren, 30 Great Grandchildren and 6 Great Great Grand Children, one sister Margaret Irene Clarkson of Paint Bank, one sister in law Ruth Custer and Randy of Salem and number of nieces and nephews and other relatives. In keeping with the guidelines of the current pandemic crisis, a Private Graveside services will be held Tuesday April 14, 2020 at Waiteville Cemetery, Waiteville WV with the Rev. Bill Gilliland officiating. Memorial contribution in Mrs. Clarkson's name can be made to What Does the Bible Plainly Say P.O. Box 554 Vansant, VA 24656 or to the Waiteville Cemetery Fund in C/O Jean Rock 6306 Waiteville Rd, Waiteville, WV 24984. Arrangements are being handle by Arritt Funeral Home, Covington, Va.
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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