Death of Rev. Joseph C. Dolen

REV. JOSEPH C. DOLEN, 88, of Barboursville, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord September 9, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Rev. Mark Mayes. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Huntington. Joe was born October 16, 1922, in Salt Rock, W.Va., a son of the late Blufford Willard and Sarah Ellen Cardwell Dolen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a retired employee of CSX Railroad, and a member of the Minerva Lodge #13 AF&AM. Joe was a pastor for several churches in our area for over 50 years. He was preceded in death by his three children, Kevin Dolen, Brenda Dolen and Ross Dolen; sisters, Mable Adkins, Leola Bellomy, Ruby Blake, Naomi Lear and Edythe Helms Hale; brothers, Basil, Jim, Richard and Harold Dolen. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Kathleen Adkins Dolen, and one granddaughter, Shelley Insco Apreda and her husband, John. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville. Masonic graveside services will be conducted by the Minerva Lodge #13, AF&AM.

Brothers are asked to be at Lodge Hall in Barboursville at 12:00 Noon  Tuesday September 13th