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Saturday night obituary update

Jan. 05, 2013 @ 05:56 PM

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

DIANA SUE ADKINS, 57, of Branchland, W.Va., died Jan. 4. Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Monday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Visitation one hour before service.

GARY BOWMAN, 51, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Bambi Lewis Bowman, died Jan. 2 in The Cleveland Clinic. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation one hour before service. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

MAC ALLEN CHAPMAN, 84, of Barboursville, W.Va., died Jan. 3. Celebration of Life will be 11 a.m. Monday, Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville; entombment at Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va. Visitation form 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com.  

PEARL CHAPMAN, 99, of Chapmanville, W.Va., widow of Ermal Baisden and Rev. William H. Chapman, died Jan. 5 at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, W.Va. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville. Burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

RICHARD CHILDERS JR., 71, of Huntington, father of Jennifer Dawn Childers Blevins, died Jan. 5 at VA Medical Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a long-haul truck driver. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

Yetta Maxine Winton Colston, age 91, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, passed away January 1, 2013. Maxine will be buried at the Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington, W.Va., on Monday, January 7, 2013, following a short memorial service at the Woodmere Mausoleum scheduled for noon in an open ceremony.

JOHN EVRON COOK of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 4, 2013. Graveside services will be conducted at Woodmere Memorial Park, Abbey of Remembrance, Huntington, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow. There will be no visitation. Friends may arrive at the Abbey from 1:30 p.m. until time of the service.Beard Mortuary is assisting the family.  www.beardmortuary.com.

Charles Robert Dawson, 64, died January 1, 2013, at Kobacker House. Celebration of Life Service noon, Monday, January 7, 2013, Second Baptist Church, 186 N.17 St., Columbus, Ohio. Family will receive friends 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Arrangements entrusted to Gary Memorial Chapel, 867 S. James Rd., Columbus; David Gary Director. www.garymemorialchapel.com.

EMMETTE GENE DEAL, 79, of Glenwood, W.Va., died Jan. 4 at home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday at Deal Funeral Home. Burial at Apple Grove Memorial Gardens. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

DEBORAH LEE DODDS-FERNANDEZ, 69, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Huntington, wife of Alex Fernandez, died Dec. 30, 2012. No services are scheduled. Condolences may be sent to 204 37th Ave N #103 St. Petersburg, FL 33704.

BENJAMIN ELLSWORTH GRUBBS, 83, of Sykesville, Md., died Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, Md.  Friends may call at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel (6416 Sykesville Road) Sykesville, Md., on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Springfield Cemetery, Sykesville, Md.  

THOMAS GESWEIN, 82, of Ironton, husband of Dorothy Geswein, died Jan. 3 in Jo-Lin Health Center, Ironton. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton; burial at Woodland Cemtery, Ironton. Visitation two hours before service. www.tracybrammerfh.com.

JAMES ROBERT “JIM BOB” HARDWICK, 87, of Fort Gay, died Jan. 4 at home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

AL HESS, 88, of Huntington, W.Va., widower of Lois Hess, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He worked for the former W.T. Grant Company. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Jan. 12 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 721 12th Ave., Huntington. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Huntington, 1101 6th Ave., Huntington, WV 25701. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

Richard Tyrone Mansfield, 72, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, formerly of Barboursville, died Jan. 3. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.

 RAMONA Toney Marks, 84, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Jan. 4 in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. There will be no services. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

JAMES “JIM” CARL McKENZIE, 83, of Ashland, husband of Carol Jean Williams-McKenzie, died Jan. 5 at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland. A private graveside service will be held for immediate family only on Monday. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kentucky Christian University, 100 Academic Parkway, Grayson, KY 41143 or online at www.kcu.edu. Carman Funeral Home, Flatwoods, Ky., is in charge of arrangements. www.carmanfuneralhome.com.

BEVERLY C. McKINNEY, 64, of Barboursville, died Jan. 5. Arrangements are incomplete at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.

DARLENE MONTGOMERY, 84, widow of Burke James Montgomery, died Jan. 4 at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Malone Funeral Home, Grayson, Ky. Burial at Montgomery Family Cemetery. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.malonefuneralhome.com.

JUDY KAY MORRIS, 64, of Milton, W.Va., died Jan. 3. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial will follow in Templeton Cemetery, Milton. Visitation one hour before service.

DOROTHY OPAUSKI, 96, of North Matewan, W.Va., died Jan. 5 at Williamson (W.Va.) Memorial Hospital. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel, Matewan, W.Va. Burial at Buskirk Cemetery, Buskirk, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.chambersfuneralservices.com.

JACK P. ROSENHAM, 85, of Huntington, widower of Bettie Hollandsworth Rosenham, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. Mr. Rosenham was retired from D-A Lubricant Company, for which he was the number one salesman in the United States throughout the 1970s. A private memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Rosenham will be scheduled for a later date. Beard Mortuary is assisting the family. www.beardmortuary.com.

ASSAF SALIBA, 94, of Huntington, widower of Fraezza Saliba, died Jan. 3 at Heartland of Riverview, South Point, Ohio. He was a tailor. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Spirit Orthodox Church, Huntington. Burial at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Reger Funeral Home, with a Trisagion Service at 7:30 p.m.

MARCELLA FAY SCARBERRY, 74, of South Point, Ohio, died Jan. 5 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

LORA MAE HILL SMITH, 73, of Huntington, wife of Marvin Lee “Bud” Smith, died Jan. 5 at home. She was a homemaker. Arrangements are incomplete at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville. www.hensonmortuary.com.

JANET MAY SNYDER, 67, of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Jimmie Snyder, died Jan. 3 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

BETTY LEE STAFFORD, 82, of Wayne, W.Va., died Jan. 3. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, Wayne; burial will follow at Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Wayne.

JUANITA STREET, 83, of Coal Grove, Ohio, died Jan. 4 at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland. Arrangements are incomplete at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.

ROBERT D. SUITER SR., 71, of Huntington, husband of Sheila Myers Suiter, died Jan. 5 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He retired from the Corps of Engineers. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Veteran’s Program at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

GOLDIE ALICE THOMPSON, 93, formerly of Proctorville, Ohio, died Jan. 4 at home in Orient, Ohio. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial at Perkins Ridge Cemetery, Willow Wood, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

Nancy Wheeler of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Wylie Wheeler, died Jan. 4. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Abbey of Remembrance, Woodmere Memorial Park. Burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the MS Society. Family guestbook at www.klingelcarpenter.com.

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