Cover photo for Lorean Staggs's Obituary
Lorean Staggs Profile Photo

Lorean Staggs

d. August 18, 2020

Lorean (Williamson) Staggs, 79, of Logan, West Virginia, passed away peacefully at Trinity Nursing Home on August 18th, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Roosevelt and Pearlina Williamson, Lorean was born on April 20th, 1941, then married her one and only true love, Thomas Staggs Sr., of 62 years, on December 13th, 1957. Her first and only job was at Plaza Lanes Bowling Alley of Logan, WV for over 40 years. She was a member of Justice Christian Church and loved to sing gospel hymns, even in her final days. Lorean’s love knitted her family closely together, she was their secret keeper, and made each grandchild feel like they were her favorite. In addition to her parents, Lorean was preceded in death by her sisters Verona Gobel and Donna (Charles) Marcum, as well as her brothers Rex Williamson and Rocky Williamson. Lorean is survived by her husband, Thomas Staggs Sr., her children Tammy (James) Gibson, Thomas (Kimberly) Staggs Jr., and Donna (Randy) Nisbet. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Dewey (Beth) McNeely, T. C. (Susan) McNeely, Jimmy Joe (Amanda) Gibson, Katie (Josh) Adkins, Benjamin Gibson, Trey (Elizabeth) Staggs, Miranda (Josh) Michaloff, Lori Staggs, and Jackson Belcher, as well as 14 great-grandchildren. She is survived by her siblings Nola (Jerry) Klonowski, Judith (Tim) Taylor, Jerry (Glennda) Williamson, and Darlene (David) Scholander, as well as one brother in law James Gobel, and an abundance of special extended family and friends. A public visitation will take place at Akers-James Funeral Home in Logan, WV on August 23rd, 2020 at 11am, with a private service for her family following. Due to the current restrictions, a live stream will be available on the live stream link provided by the funeral home, on their website , as well as a live stream that will be shown in the parking lot of the funeral home for those who would like to attend the following grave side service at Highland Memory Garden in Chapmanville, WV. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Governor’s guidelines for large gatherings only 25 people will be allowed in the facility at one time. Please plan your visit accordingly as you may be asked to wait before entering the building. Face coverings are also required when inside the building and social distancing should be taken into consideration. Online condolences may also be left on our website or the Akers-James Funeral Home Facebook page. Akers-James Funeral Home is serving the Staggs family.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lorean Staggs, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, August 23, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Akers-James Funeral Home

832 Old Logan Rd, Logan, WV 25601

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree