Adelee Lyle Harless Obituary

In Memory of
Adelee Lyle Harless
January 12, 1923 – February 22, 2016

Adelee Lyle Harless, 93, of Lynchburg, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2016 at his residence. He was the loving husband of Ivan Moore Harless for 67 years.

Born on January 12, 1923 in Boissevain, VA, he was the son of the late Thomas Cheatwood Harless and Catherine Litchford Harless. He was the last family member of 10 children by Thomas and Catherine.

Adelee worked as a self-employed surveyor for 48 years. One of his favorite hobbies was antique automobiles. Adelee was a member of North Bedford Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

In addition to his wife, Adelee is survived by his son, Thomas Adelee Harless and fiancée Phyllis Bolton; daughter, Juanita Sims and husband Ed; grandchildren, Joshua and April Sims; great granddaughters, Madison and Allison Sims; special brother-in-law, Roger B. Moore; and very special friends, Catherine Arthur, Wallace Arthur, and Wanda Golding.

A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, February 26, 2016 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. Interment will follow at Moore Family Cemetery in Appomattox.

The family will be receiving friends anytime at the residence.

For those wishing to make memorial contributions, the family would like you to consider, North Bedford Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Adelee Lyle Harless

Born: 12 January 1923.
Died: 22 February 2016.
Parents: Thomas Cheatwood Harless and Catherine Elizabeth Litchford.
Spouse: Ivan Moore.
Known Children: Tomas Adelee Harless, Juanita Rose Harless.
Relationship to Johan Philip Harless: 5th great-grandson and 6th great-grandson.

  1. Johan Philip Harless.
  2. Martin Harless.
  3. Ferdinand Harless.
  4. Anthony Harless.
  5. William Harless and Harriet H. Epling.
  6. Anthony D. Harless.
  7. Thomas Cheatwood Harless.
  8. Adelee Lyle Harless.
  1. Johan Philip Harless.
  2. Martin Harless.
  3. Ferdinand Harless.
  4. Elizabeth B. Harless and Paul Epling.
  5. Jacob Epling.
  6. Harriet H. Epling and William Harless.
  7. Anthony D. Harless.
  8. Thomas Cheatwood Harless.
  9. Adelee Lyle Harless.

Charles William Harless Obituary

Narrows, Va. – Charles William (Bill) Harless, 57, of Narrows, passed away suddenly Saturday afternoon, September 13, 1997 in the Carillion Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg.

A lifelong resident of Giles County, he was born at Pearisburg on October 20, 1939 and was the son of the late Charlie Lafayette Harless and Mrs. Dorothy Harless Tomlinson of Blacksburg, Va. He was preceded in death by a brother, Henry L. Harless of Pearisburg. At the time of his death he was an employee of the Celanese Acetate Fibers Company Plant at Narrows for 35 years. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force as a medic and was a member of the United Methodist Church in Pearisburg.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife of 38 years, Peggy Meadows Harless of Narrows; three sons and daughters-in-law, Malcolm W. (Mac) and Donna W. Harless of Pulaski County, Va., Charles G. (Chuck) and Penny L. Harless of Pearisburg and William J. (Joe) and Cheryl N. Harless of Rich Creek, Va.;  a daughter and her fiancee, Lavetta H. Huddle of Narrows and Randy D. Orren of Fairlawn; a brother, Harry V. Harless of Bel Alton, Md.; two sisters, Betty H. Lynch of Bayboro, N.C., and Barbara H. Williams of Bowie, Md.; eight grandchildren and two special boys very dear to his heart, Chrissi Huddle, Kelly Harless, Jake Harless, Andy Harless, Cassie Harless, Josh Harless, Emily Harless, Anthony Harless, Emily Harless, Anthony Harless, Ryan and Bradley Orren; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces and many friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Riffe’s Funeral Service Chapel in Narrows with Rev. Paul Terry and Rev. Tommy Ramsey officiating. Burial will follow in the Harless Family Cemetery, Broad Hollow, Pearisburg.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Those who wish to meet the family to express their sympathy and condolences may do so from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, 26 September 1997.

Charles William Harless

Born: 20 October 1939.
Died: 13 September 1997.
Parents: Charles Lafayette Harless and Dorothy Louise Habernigg.
Spouse: Peggy Louise Meadows.
Known Children: Malcolm Wayne Harless, Charles Grant Harless, William Joseph Harless, Lavetta Carole Harless.
Relationship to Johan Philip Harless: 5th great-grandson and 6th great-grandson.

  1. Johan Philip harless.
  2. Emanuel Edmund Harless.
  3. Philip Harless.
  4. William Harless.
  5. Philip Jackson Harless and Virginia M. Stafford.
  6. William Lafayette Harless.
  7. Charles Lafayette Harless.
  8. Charles William Harless.
  1. Johan Philip harless.
  2. Margaret Harless and George Henry Williams.
  3. Susannah Williams and David Goings.
  4. Rachel Goings and John A. Burton.
  5. Sarah Burton and W. H. Stafford.
  6. Virginia M. Stafford and Philip Jackson Harless.
  7. William Lafayette Harless.
  8. Charles Lafayette Harless.
  9. Charles William Harless.