Sunday night obituary update
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Monday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
ETHEL VIRGINIA CHAFIN, 72, of Huntington, widow of Lafe Chafin, died March 29 in Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington; burial follows in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 6 or 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
ORVILLE “SONNY” HAAS, 74, of Kitts Hill, Ohio, died March 31 at a local health care center. Arrangements are incomplete at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton.
JAMES LESTER HAMILTON, 71, of Teaberry, Ky., died March 30. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday and all day Tuesday at the funeral home. www.hallfuneralservice.com.
MILLIE MAE MATHIS, 81, of Wayne, widow of Claude Mathis, died March 29 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Wallace Cemetery, Genoa. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
RAMONA RAY, 70, of Chesapeake, Ohio, wife of Jackie Ray, died March 30 at Hospice House of Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.
GAINES EDWARD SMITH, 84, of Huntington, died March 29. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beard Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. www.beardmortuary.com.
BURWELL “BURL” SPREACKER, 84, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Lynnette Spreacker, died March 29 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. He was a retired route salesman with Frito Lay. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.
GLENNA PEYTON SWIM, 96, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died March 31 at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, W.Va. Arrangements are incomplete at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville.
JERRY EDWARD VANHOOSE, 62, of Nippa, Ky., husband of Judy Combs VanHoose, died March 30 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was a coal miner for Pontiki Coal Co. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Baker Branch Freewill Baptist Church. Burial at VanHoose Family Cemetery, Tutor Key, Ky. Visitation after 5 p.m. Monday at the church. Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.