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Thursday night obituary update

Jan. 03, 2013 @ 06:07 PM

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

HARRY ALLEN BALMER, 78, of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, died Jan. 2 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio; burial follows at Union Hill Cemetery, Chesapeake. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Midland Missionary Baptist Church, 2801 Gallia Pike, Franklin Furnace, OH 45629.  www.schneidergriffin.com.

GARY BOWMAN, 51, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Bambi Bowman, died Jan. 2 in The Cleveland Clinic. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

CORA SPERRY CARVER, 88, of Catlettsburg, Ky., widow of Carl Carver, Jr., died Jan. 2 in Kings Daughters Medical Center. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Docks Creek Cemetery, Kenova. Visitation from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg. www.kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.

CHARLES DAVID EDWARDS, 49, of Ironton, Ohio, son of Donald L. Edwards, died Jan. 1 at home. He was a teacher in Ironton City Schools. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. There is no visitation. Arrangements by Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. www.tracybrammerfh.com.

LUCILLE BAXTER FOWLER of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Jan. 2. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Visitation two hours before service.

VALERIA HARMON, 85, of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 1. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, W.Va.; burial in Crook Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service.

JOHN RUSSELL HICKS, 49, of Catlettsburg, Ky., husband of Dana Marie Purscelley Hicks, died Jan. 2 in Kings Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky. He was a self-employed contractor. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Neal Funeral Home, Catlettsburg; burial follows at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.

RANDELL LEE HICKS, 65, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Donna Barker Hicks, died Jan. 2 at home. He was a retired maintenance worker. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, W.Va.; burial follows in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation two hours before service. www.hensonmortuary.com.

TAMMY SUE McGUIRE, 47, of Rio Grande, Ohio, died Jan. 1 in Holzer Medical Center. She was a cook at Holzer Assisted Living. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, Ohio; burial at Mount Zion Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

JAMES O. McKENZIE, 85, of Staffordsville, Ky., husband of Betty McKenzie, died Jan. 2. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Little Mud Lick Church of God, Staffordsville; burial in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery, Staffordsville. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Paintsville (Ky.) Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the church through the funeral home.

LARRY H. McSWEENEY, 83, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Maria McSweeney, died Jan. 3 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was president of McSweeney’s Inc. No services are scheduled. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

EUDA NOWLIN MOORE, 89, of Ona, W.Va., died Jan. 1 at home. She retired from Harper Engraving and Printing, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Friday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va.; visitation one hour before service. Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Kirkersville (Ohio) Cemetery. Donations may be given to the Cabell County Animal Shelter. Arrangements by Heck Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va. www.heckfuneralhome.com.

DORA QUEEN, 86, of Lavalette, W.Va., widow of Nolan Queen, died Jan. 2 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial follows at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

HOWARD ROBERTSON, 82, of Kiahsville, W.Va., husband of Norma Emma Watts Roberts, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a retired machinist for General Motors and former pastor of the Freedom Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Freedom Freewill Baptist Church. Visitation two hours before services. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.

IKE SEXTON, 69, of Denton, Ky., died Jan. 2 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg, Ky.; burial at Klaiber Cemetery, Rush, Ky. Visitation two hours before service.

GORDON LYNN STEWART, 56, of Westwood, Ky., husband of Debbie Frazier Stewart, died Jan. 1 at home. He was a construction worker. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Bowling Cemetery. Arrangements by Steen Funeral Homes, Ashland. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

JACK E. SWAN, 93, of Frederick, Md., died Dec. 29, 2012, in Maryland. A graveside service will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Ridgelawn Memorial Park Abbey. Klingel Carpenter Mortuary, Huntington,  is in charge of local arrangements.

SONJA ROSE TABOTABO, 64, of Appleton, Wis., formerly of Matawan, W.Va., died Dec. 31, 2012. Arrangements incomplete at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.

RUTH LEE WARD, 95, of Paintsville, Ky., died Jan. 1. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Staffordsville. Arrangements by Paintsville Funeral Home.

OKELL MAE WILLIAMS, 99, of Milton, W.Va., died Jan. 1 at Rose Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial at Mount Olive Cemetery, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
 

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