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Orville "Poodle" Sinkhorn

September 6, 1950 — October 25, 2010

Orville Sinkhorn of Pineville went to be with the Lord Monday, October 25th2010. He is preceded in death by his son, Orville Eugene Sinkhorn Jr.; his mom and dad, William Oakley and Onvia Sinkhorn; two brothers, David Sinkhorn and Ray Sinkhorn; one sister Joyce Hall; brother-in-law Hoover Howard; and mother-in-law Lucy Epperson.

He is survived by his loving wife of forty years, Frances Sinkhorn; daughters Melinda Sinkhorn and Jennifer and Steve Payne; grandchildren Ashley Denise Payne, Andrea Nicole Payne and John Dalton Payne; three sisters Tommie Howard of Pineville; Phronia and Irvin Lawson of Morristown,TN; Charlsie and Louie Weston of Morristown,TN; very special brother and sister-in-law Danny Ray and Fairanna Epperson of Tazewell,TN; sister-in-law Doris Sinkhorn of Pineville; Janice Sinkhorn Walters of Morristown,TN; Ruby and Thurman Hurst of Middlesboro; Ada Hoskins of Pineville; Diane and Jimmy Ray Caldwell of Stoney Fork; Dorothy “Tootie” Black of Somerset; brother-in-law Albert and Carol Epperson of Carlisle,PA; and a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends.

He was a believer of the Pentecostal faith, served proud as a United States Marine, and worked as a Coal Miner until he retired. Nephews will serve as pall bearers. Honorary pall bearers will be very Special friends James York, Rex Callebs, Rick Washington, Mike Sproles and Wayne Farris.

Visitation will be held at the Brooks-Durham Funeral Home in Pineville. Family visitation will be Wednesday, October 27th 2010 5-6 p.m. and Friends from 6-9 p.m. All day Thursday October 28th until 9 p.m. Funeral will be October 29th 2010 at 11 p.m. and Burial will be at the Payne Cemetery, East Pineville. Services will be conducted by Brother Van Johnson and Brother Phillip Jackson. The Brooks-Durham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sinkhorn Family.
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