Saturday 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. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Sunday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
JAMES FRENCH BURNS SR., 70, of East Lynn, husband of Phyllis Jean Burns, died Aug. 14 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Booten-Miller's Fork United Baptist Church; burial will follow at Jones Cemetery, East Lynn. Visitation after 7 p.m. Saturday at the church. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Wayne.
DONALD JAMES CHAPMAN, 83, of Milton, husband of Thelma Chapman, died Aug. 16 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was retired from BASF. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wallace Funeral Home; burial at Milton Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace
CLEO WALLER GARRETT, 81, of Lynchburg, Va., died Aug. 13 at Huntington Health and Rehabilitation. Service will be conducted in Lynchburg, Va., at a later date. www.timeformemory.com/hall
NORMAN F. KLEINMAN of South Point, Ohio, widower of Phyllis Kleinman, died Aug. 13. He was owner of Midway Auto Paint and Supply. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ironton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point. Contributions are suggested to Hospice House of Huntington P.O. Box 464 Huntington, WV 25709. www.slackandwallace.com.
JOSEPH MICHAEL LAWHON, 60, of Prichard, husband of Georgia Lawhon, died Aug. 14. He was a fork lift operator for Heavy Equipment. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Little Hurricane Freewill Baptist Church; burial at Harmon Cemetery. Visitation will be 11:30 a.m. until the time of service.
GEMMA FRANCES MAYNARD, 87, of Lavalette, widow of Chaester Maynard, died Aug. 15. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home; burial at Jerry Williamson Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service.
BRAD TODD RANSBOTTOM, 43, of Huntington, husband of Sherri Ransbottom, died Aug. 15 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was an Allstate agent for Ransbottom Insurance. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Beard Mortuary; burial at Rome Cemetery (Ohio). Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. Contributions are suggested to Pea Ridge Baptist Church or to Our Lady of Fatima School. www.beardmortuary.com
ERMA CORINNE SULLIVAN, 81, of Ironton, formerly of Huntington, widow of Robert Sullivan, died Aug. 12 at Jolin Health Care Inc. Service will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Reger Funeral Chapel; burial at Harveytown Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. www.regerfh.com
LOUELLA JARRELL VANCE, 92, of Barboursville, widow of Wattie Vance, died Aug. 13. Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fellowship Baptist Church; burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. www.timeformemory.com/wallace