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Wednesday evening obituary update

Mar. 20, 2013 @ 04:00 PM

 The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 6:30 p.m. for more updated information on area deaths, and read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

ALICE DELENA PERRY CHAFFINS, 61, of Prestonsburg, Ky., wife of Phillip Chaffins, died March 20 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Lancer Freewill Baptist Church, Prestonsburg; burial follows in Setser Cemetery, Lancer, Ky. Visitation after 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.

ZELLA CLAXTON, 86, of Greenup, Ky, widow of Estell Claxton, died March 19 at home. She had worked at Swift Meat Packing Plant in Michigan. There are no services or visitation scheduled. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, Ashland, Ky.

SILLER MOORE DAVIS, 93, of Red Jacket, W.Va., widow of Roy C. Davis, died March 19 in Williamson (W.Va.) Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be noon Saturday, Fundamental Christian Church, Varney, W.Va.; burial in Ellison-Hatfield Cemetery, Newtown, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements by Hatfield Funeral Chapel, Toler, Ky.

EFFIE FERGUSON, 75, formerly of Wayne County, died March 17 at her daughter’s home in St. Albans, W.Va. She retired from Alcoa Aluminum, Cleveland, Ohio. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne; burial will follow in Stephens Cemetery, Wayne. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

TERESA “TC” GAMBILL,  59, of Ashland, Ky., wife of Bill Gambill, died March 18 in Kings Daughters Medical Center, Ashland. She was a retired carrier with Kings Daughter Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Lazear Funeral Home Chapel, Ashland. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

WALTER E. HUFF, 89, of Huntington, W.Va., died March 18 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was a retired union electrician. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio; burial in Union Hill Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.schneidergriffin.com.

RICHARD LEE HYSELL, 59, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Teri Ann White Hysell, died March 19 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Funeral service will be noon Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

BILLY EUGENE LAMBERT, 85, of Crown City, Ohio, died March 15 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was a retired franchise owner of Sam's Hot Dogs. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Highland Cemetery, Saltwell Road, Huntington. There will be no visitation nor procession to the cemetery. Reger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.regerfh.com. Contributions may be made Hospice of Huntington.

GEORGE MALONE, 76, of Pedro, Ohio, widower of Barbara Ruth Malone, died March 19.  Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton; burial in Aid Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service.

CHARLENE RICE NEILL, 80, of Catlettsburg, Ky., widow of John Neill, died March 19 in King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky. She was office manager and dispatcher for OK Trucking. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Kilgore and Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg; burial in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.

GLENNA MAE PEARSON, 67, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died March 19 in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Wyoma Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Visitation form 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

KENNETH SMITH, 77, of Pinsonfork, Ky., died March 19 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial in the family cemetery, McVeigh, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

D. VIRGINIA BUTCHER TOMBLIN, 83, of West Hamlin, W.Va., died March 19 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burial in Enon Cemetery, Salt Rock, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

MARY E. WOLFF, 92, of Huntington, W.Va., mother of Kathy Via, died March 19 in Woodlands Health Care. Arrangements by Chapman’s Mortuary. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

E. JENNETTE WOODALL, 76, of Barboursville, W.Va., died March 20 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.

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