Ethel Birchfield, 95, of Mohawk, WV passed away Friday, September 27, 2019, in Mohawk.

Ethel was born December 5, 1923, in Isaban, WV a daughter of the late Hobert and Louise Sloan Allen.  Ethel was a self-sufficient and strong-willed person; she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and enjoyed gardening, canning, and her flower garden.  Ethel was a devout Christian and a member of the Isaban Church of God.   

In addition to her parents Ethel was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Birchfield; two sons, Charles and Thomas Birchfield and three brothers, Emzy, Sidney, and Harry Allen.

Survivors include one son, Stephen Birchfield and wife Freda of Mohawk, WV; one daughter, Carol Jones of Greenville, NC; eight grandchildren, Stephanie Young of Bluefield, WV, Stephen Birchfield, Jr. of Mohawk, WV, Thomas Birchfield II of Kansas, Michelle Yates of Kansas, Charles Birchfield Jr. of Washington, Shawna Sexton of Bluefield, WV, Christopher Jones of North Carolina and James Jones also of North Carolina; numerous great grandchildren; one sister, Lucille Raper of Michigan; a special caregiver, Eva Birchfield of Mohawk, WV; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 1 o’clock with Pastor Thomas Fife officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.  Burial will follow in the Allen Cemetery at Mohawk, WV.  Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. 

Friends may visit with the family Wednesday morning October 2, 2019 from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the  family.

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