Luella Mae Halstead

July 22, 1932August 5, 2018

Luella Mae Halstead, 86, of Nitro, went home to Jesus on Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was born July 22, 1932 to the late Garnet and Lonnie Adkins.

Luella was a woman of Faith and lived for the Lord. Her smile was contagious and she was adored by everyone who knew her. She was selfless in all that she did. Luella loved to travel and was very active with her family and within the church community.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Hunt; brothers, James and Homer Adkins; and great-grandchild, Gavin Morris.

Luella is survived by her husband of 66 years, Theodore; children, Steven, Jefferson and Gary Halstead; sister, Linda Lucas; grandchildren, Tanya Winter, Tosha Morris and Faith Halstead; great-grandchildren, Greyson Morris and Ella Winter; and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be held, 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2018 at Rock Branch Independent Church, 133 Cross Lanes Dr., Nitro with Pastor Delbert Hawley officiating.

Family and friends will gather at the church from 6:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Online condolences can be accessed at


  • Visitation Friday, August 17, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, August 17, 2018

Luella Mae Halstead

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Gary Bennett

August 16, 2018

Sweet,sweet lady. Enjoyed our conversations and times on Valley dr. Sorry for Teddy,the boys, and all her loved ones. May God comfort you as only he can.