Linda E. McDaniel

Linda E. McDaniel, loving mother, daughter, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and companion, 68, of Elkview, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on April 12, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, following a long illness.

She was born in Mammoth to Ruby (Landers) and the late Clarence McDaniel on Feb. 4, 1946. She was raised on Georges Creek and moved to Elkview a few years ago. She was a member of Little Creek Church of Jesus Christ.

Along with her father, Clarence McDaniel, she was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Sater; brothers, Jerry and Jimmy McDaniel; grandson, Dale Barefield; son-in-law, Wayne Adkins; nieces, Belinda Moore and Shelia McDaniel Shue; nephew, Clayton Webb; and first husband, Herb Barefield.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Ruby McDaniel of Georges Creek; companion, James McDaniel of Elkview; sons, Herbie (Loretta) Barefield of Dawes and Allen Barefield of Malden; daughters, Becky Adkins of Georges Creek, Kim (Glen) Moles of Elkview and April (Tommy) Vance of Elkview; sister, Judy (Timmy) Green; brothers, Cecil (Janet) McDaniel and Darrell (Alma) McDaniel, all of Georges Creek; grandchildren, SueAnn, Darren, Allen, Josh, Penny, Angie, Amy, Larna, Jessica, Curtis, Haylea, TJ and Trever; 16 great-grandchildren; Norma Hobbs of Malden and Roger Burrows of Georges Creek; sister-in-law, Linda Reed McDaniel of Nitro; and uncle, Bobby, and aunt, Ritha Hamilton, of Cross Lanes.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 16, at noon at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, with Pastors Sherry Perdue, Allen Barefield Jr. and Ginger Hodge officiating. Burial will follow at Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow.

A visitation with family and friends will be held Tuesday, April 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Hubbard Hospice House and sister, Reathel Wolfe of Chelyan, for the love and care given to Linda.

The online guestbook for Linda E. McDaniel can be accessed at

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