Tuesday night obituary update
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in Wednesday’s The Herald-Dispatch and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
CECIL ACKISON, 52, of Ironton, Ohio, died Jan. 4 in St. Marys Medical Center, Ironton. Arrangements by Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton.
HAROLD DEAN ADKINS, 78, of Branchland, W.Va., widower of Floy Mae Plumley Adkins, died Feb. 4 at home. He was a retired Maytag repairman at Turley’s Hardware Store. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burial in Plumley Cemetery, Branchland. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
GLEN ALLEN BELLEW, 77, of Grayson, Ky., husband of Florence Kuntz Bellew, died Feb. 5 at home. He retired from E.B. Lowman. Funeral service will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, East Side Church of Christ, Grayson; burial in Veteran’s Cemetery Northeast, Greenup County, Kentucky. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson. www.sparksfh.com.
WILLIAM “BILL” ELLIOTT, 61, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 4 in the Huntington VA Medical Center. He was a painter. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East, Greenup County, Ky. Burial will follow. Reger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. There will be no procession to the cemetery. www.regerfh.com.
LINDSEY MITCHELL HALE, JR., 82 of Columbus, Ohio, died Feb. 2 in Grant Memorial Hospital, Columbus. He retired from the U.S. Defense Command Supply Center, Columbus. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, Chapman's Mortuary Huntington; burial will be in Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation one hour before service. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
DANNY RAY HANNA, 64, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died Feb. 4 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Friday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. www.beardmortuary.com.
BARBARA DIXON HAZLETT, 80, of Ashland, Ky., widow of Jack Hazlett, died Feb. 4 in Woodland Oaks Health Care Center. She had been a clerk at White Swan Dry Cleaners. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Miller Funeral Home, Ashland; burial follows in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service. Contributions may be made to Old Orchard Christian Church, 3600 Blackburn Ave., Ashland, KY 41102.
MARLENE HUDNALL, 81, of Ormond Beach, Fla., widow of John E. Hudnall, died Feb. 2 in South Carolina. She was a retired teacher from South Point Local School District. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, Ohio; burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Phillips Funeral Home, P.O. 122, Ironton, Ohio to help cover the funeral expenses. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
SADIE COPLEY ACCORD MARTIN, 94, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Donald Accord and William Martin, died Feb. 4 in Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a retired nurse’s aide from Fairhaven Rest Home. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial follows in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
DONALD RAY MINNEHAN, 66, of Ashland, Ky., died Feb. 3 in Boyd Nursing and Rehab. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel, Ashland; burial in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.steenfuneralhome.com.
ROY MULLINS, 73, of Flatwoods, Ky., died Feb. 4 in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Gateway Church, Ashland, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Carman Funeral Home, Flatwoods. www.carmanfuneral.com.
OPAL L. ROBINSON, 81, of Clifton, W.Va., died Feb. 3. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial will follow in Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.dealfh.com.
RITA ANN LEIBEE SAMMONS SMITH, 72, of Pinsonfork, Ky., died Feb. 4 in Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial follows in Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
DEBRA LYNN SPENCER, 53, of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Michael Spencer, died Feb. 3 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was a homemaker. Graveside services 11 a.m. Thursday, Highland Cemetery Annex, Saltwell Road, Huntington Visitation after 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the cemetery. Chapman's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
VIRGINIA CORRINE “RENE” THOMAS, 80, of Salt Rock, W.Va., died Feb. 4. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, W.Va.; entombment will be in the Christus Chapel at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville. Contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or the Hubbard Hospice House of Charleston, W.Va. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
ETHEL PAULINE THOMPSON, 90, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Milton Thompson, died Feb. 2 in River’s Bend Health Care, South Point, Ohio. She retired from JCPenney. Memorial service will be 4 p.m. Thursday, Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, www.chapmans-mortuary.com. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Huntington.
MARIFE LARANGJO TRAVIS, 31, of Lavalette, W.Va., wife of Thom Travis, died Feb. 2. Funeral Liturgy will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Huntington, W.Va.; burial follows in Docks Creek Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Reger Funeral Home, Huntington. Christian Wake at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
ANNA MARIE WALKER, 90, of Elyria, Ohio, formerly of Kenova, W.Va., widow of Roy Walker, died Feb. 1 in New Life of St. Joseph's Hospice Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oakview Missionary Baptist Church; burial in Dock's Creek Cemetery. Visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home & Cremation Services, www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.