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.
JAMES “MOE” LIVINGSTON AUSTIN, 74, of Paintsville, Ky., father of Josie Ann Williams, died Oct. 6 at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. He was a general laborer for food service. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston Funeral Chapel. Burial at Highland Memorial Cemetery, Staffordsville, Ky. Visitation from noon to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
ERIC BLANKENSHIP, 40, of Huntington, died Oct. 7 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.
MARY A. BOOTH, 86, of Huntington, died Oct. 5 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home. Visitation two hours prior to service. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com
Evelyn Eloise Taylor Carpenter, 95, of Martinsburg, W.Va., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Oct. 6. Family will receive friends 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday at Chapman's Mortuary and burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Hurricane, W.Va. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
Master Sergeant WILLIAM DALE CARTE, 89, of Gordon, W.Va., widower of Vera Vee Carte, died Oct. 7 at CAMC Teays Valley Hospital. He retired from the U.S. Air Force. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Catholic Church of Ascension. Burial at Memory Garden, Boone County, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, W.Va., with a vigil service beginning at 6 p.m. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.
LESLIE ALAN CARVER II, 44, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Ashland, husband of Susan Bellomy Carver, died Oct. 7 at Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Steen Funeral Home, Ashland.
PEARL V. COLE, 72, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Oct. 6 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home. Burial at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.
CATHY A. “NAN” DAVIS, 56, of Naugatuck, W.Va., daughter of the late Wallace Davis Sr. and Mattie Marie Moore, died Oct. 5 at Fisher Titus Medical Center, Norwalk, Ohio. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Naugatuck. Burial at Davis Cemetery, Naugatuck. Visitation after 5 p.m. Monday at the church. Hatfield Funeral Chapel, Toler, Ky., is in charge of arrangements. www.hatfieldfc.com.
GORDON DONALSON, 90, of Ashland, husband of Eloise Fitgerald Donalson, died Oct. 7 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Donations may be made to First Untied Methodist Church, 1811 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101, or Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
LINDA R. HESSON, 66, of Huntington, widow of Harold E. Hesson, died Oct. 4 at home. She was a caregiver. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary. Burial at Saunders-Roach Cemetery, Teays Valley, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
OLIVER PATRICK HIERONIMUS, 60, of Kitts Hill, Ohio, husband of Diann Christian Hieronimus, died Oct. 6 at Hospice Care Center, Ashland. He was a construction supervisor for C.J. Hughes Construction, Huntington. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial at Aid Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY 41101. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
ROY ALLEN MARSHALL, 54, of Bidwell, Ohio, husband of Kelly Jean Oxyer Marshall, died Oct. 4. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial at Christian Cemetery, Fort Gay. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home.
ANNA BELLE MEADE, 79, of Huntington, wife of Donald W. Meade, died Oct. 5 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She retired from River Park Hospital. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Klingel Carpenter Mortuary. Visitation one hour prior to service.
PEP PRATER, 68, of Paintsville, Ky., formerly of Floyd County, Ky., widower of Shelba Jean Nelson Prater, died Oct. 4 at Mt. View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City, Kan. He was a retired factory worker at American Standard, Paintsville. Graveside service noon Tuesday at Nelson Family Cemetery, Prestonsburg. Visitation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carter Funeral Home.
REV. DEAN ALLEN RUNYON, 90, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Oct. 5, 2012, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery, Kenova, W.Va. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio. www.schneidergriffin.com
MARTIN C. “MARTY” SCIOR, 52, of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, son of Donald Scior and the late Joann Tomko Scior, died Oct. 5 at home. He was a self-employed construction worker and U.S. Navy veteran. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial at Woodland Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
Helen Wilson Seager, 98, of Milton, widow of Carl A. Seager, died Oct. 7 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. A visitation will be held at Heck Funeral Home in Milton on Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., followed by funeral services at the funeral home on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial in Milton Cemetery will follow the service. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, 25709 or Milton Baptist Church, 1123 Church Street, Milton, WV 25541. www.heckfuneralhome.com.
TOM SMATHERS, 82, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Oct. 6 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.
CARL B. WARF, 70, of Adams, Ky., husband of Sally Lee Warf, died Oct. 6 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was a retired maintenance supervisor for C&P Telephone Co. and a U.S. Air Force veteran. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson Funeral Home. Burial at Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.