Monday evening obituary update
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 Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
FRANKEL LEE BEACH, 84, of Barboursville, died Jan. 26 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Burial at Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
FRANKIE L. BURKE, 89, of Gallipolis, Ohio, husband of Anna Burke, died Jan. 26 in The Arbors at Gallipolis. He was an employee of the Evans Packing House and retired from the Mathews and Edelblute Gulf Plant. Services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial follows in Centenary Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the John Stam Sunday School, c/o First Baptist Church, 1100 Fourth Ave., Gallipolis, OH, 45631; the Arbors Activity Fund c/o Mary Stutler, 170 Pinecrest Dr., Gallipolis, OH 45631; or the Gallia County Senior Citizens, 167 State Route 160, Gallipolis, OH 45631. www.willisfuneralhome.com.
ARNOLDA SMITH CARPENTER, 85, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Jan. 23 at home. At her request there is no visitation and private service was held. Arrangements by Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, www.dealfh.com.
JESSE EDWARD CARTER, 91, of Flatwoods Ky., died Jan. 28 in Ashland (Ky.) Community Hospice Care Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday Carman Funeral Home, Flatwoods; burial in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods. Visitation two hours before service. www.carmanfuneral.com.
SANDRA CLARK, 58, of South Shore, Ky., died Jan. 27. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Huff Run Community Church. Arrangements by Malone Funeral Home, Grayson, Ky. www.malonefuneralhome.com.
MELVINA JOYCE GILLESPIE, 75, of Huntington died Jan. 26 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation one hour before service. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
ONEIDA CHRISTINE PLUMLEY GILLETTE, 81, of Ashland, Ky., widow of Glenn Gillette, died Jan. 27 in Kingsbrook Health Care, Ashland. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home, Ceredo, W.Va.; burial follows in Catlettsburg (Ky.) Cemetery. www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.
Harold Michael Hall, 63, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Jan. 25 at home. He worked at Marshall University. There are no services planned. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio assisted the family with arrangements; www.timeformemory.com/hall.
KEITH HORNBUCKLE, 55, of Huntington died Jan. 25 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Huntington; burial follows in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation two hours before service. Arrangements by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home.
MARTHA ELAINE LOWE, 65, of Huntington, mother of Heather Lowe and Jennifer Adkins, died Jan. 25 in St. Mary's Medical Center. She retired from Marshall University. Funeral service will be 5 p.m. Wednesday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
JOYCE LEE MESSINGER McCALLISTER, 60, of West Hamlin, W.Va., at home. She was a cook for Lincoln County Board of Education. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin. Burial at Arnold Cemetery, Ranger, W.Va. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
MARCEDIA DIANNA QUINTANILLA, 60, of Huntington, mother of Marcedia McClung and Melinda Quintanilla, died Jan. 24 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was a certified nurse aid, having worked for Huntington Health and Rehabilitation. Graveside service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Highland Cemetery Annex. Visitation half-hour prior to service at the cemetery. Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.
THOMAS LEE STURGILL, 55, of Cape Canaveral, Fla., son of Barbara Garrison Sturgill of Ashland, died Jan. 26 in Wuesthoff Hospital in Florida. He was a catering manager at Acten Catering Company. A private service will be held at a later date. Steen Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements. www.steenfuneralhome.com.
CHARLEY VANCE, 70, of Branchland, W.Va., widower of Imagene Porter Vance, died Jan. 24. He retired from the maintenance department of Lincoln County schools. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burial follows in Lucas Cemetery, Harts, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
VIRGIE VANDERPOOL, 93, of Garret, Ky., widow of Charles Vanderpool, died Jan. 27 in Prestonsbury (Ky.) Health Care Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky.; burial follows in the family cemetery, Hueysville, Ky. Visitation continues until service time at the funeral home.
NORMA JEAN WALKER, 80, of Huntington, widow of John Walker, died Jan. 27 in St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a retired administrator with the Town of Ceredo. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Reger Funeral Chapel; burial will follow in Docks Creek Cemetery, Kenova. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.
ROBERT C. WELDER, 78, formerly of Shoals, W.Va., widower of Shirley Welder, died Jan. 27 in River Bend Health Care, South Point, Ohio. He was a retired educator with Pocahantas County schools. Arrangements incomplete at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
JIMMIE LOU WHITLEY, 90, of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 26 in Caring Hands, Huntington. She retired from the Keith-Albee Theater. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Huntington; burial follows in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 .m. Tuesday, Reger Funeral Home; www.regerfh.com.