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Saturday night obituary update

Oct. 13, 2012 @ 06:00 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.

HELEN FARMER APPELL of Huntington, widow of Harry J. Appell, died Oct. 12. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Guyandotte United Methodist Church, Huntington. Entombment at White Chapel Mausoleum, Barboursville. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church. Beard Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. www.beardmortuary.com.

HUBERT R. BLAKE, 80, of Huntington, husband of Doris Bryant Blake, died Oct. 12 at home. He retired from Conrads Produce. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home. There will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Huntington Hospital. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.

JIMMIE JOE BRAGG, 87, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Oct. 13 at River’s Bend Health Care, South Point, Ohio. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

FREDDIE BRYAN, 57, of Huntington, died Oct. 12 at home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

DONNIS “DONNIE” BUTCHER, 76, of Milford, Mich., formerly of Johnson County, Ky., husband of Delorise Elam Butcher, died Oct. 8 in Michigan. He was a coach for the Detroit (Mich.) Pistons. Funeral service noon Monday at Old Friendship United Baptist Church. Burial at Butcher Cemetery, Williamsport, Ky. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville, Ky.

JAMES RAY CONLEY, 50, of Martin, Ky., son of the late Burnard and Shirley Short Conley, died Oct. 12 at Pikeville Medical Center. Funeral service 1 p.m. Sunday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Burial at Garrett Family Cemetery, Rock Fork, Ky. Visitation all day Saturday at the funeral home.

GLENNA COOK, 79, of Topmost, Ky., widow of Leeland Cook, died Oct. 12 at Hazard (Ky.) ARH. She was a homemaker and worked as an Amway representative. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Providence Old Regular Baptist Church, Topmost. Burial at Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost. Visitation after 1 p.m. Sunday at the church. Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

HARRY H. FISHER, 74, of Huntington, husband of Mary Alice Collins Fisher, died Oct. 13 at home. He was a veteran and former journalist for the Herald-Dispatch. Arrangements are incomplete at Chapman’s Mortuary. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

LOLA HAGER, 73, of Florence, Ala., formerly of Boone County, W.Va., died Oct. 13 in Florence. Arrangements are incomplete at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va.

ROBERT PARKIS HOLLEY, 65, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Beverly Johnson Holley, died Oct. 11 at Sunset Nursing Home, Coal Grove, Ohio. Funeral service 1 p.m Monday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, Ohio. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

JOHN LEWIS HUNT, 47, of Huntington, died Oct. 12 at home. Memorial service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

ALFRED MONROE JOHNSON JR., 65, of Huntington, brother of Judith Arnoldt, died Oct. 9 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a former truck driver for Overnite Trucking. A memorial service will be held at a later date. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

Bernard E. Keeney, 74, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Oct. 13 at the Emogene Dolin Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Monday at Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow at Rome Cemetery in Proctorville, Ohio. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday at Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Emogene Dolin Hospice House of Huntington. www.timeformemory.com/hall.


DELORES MAE McPEEK KEYSER, 71, of Catlettsburg, Ky., wife of Edward Mason Keyser, died Oct. 12 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Graveside service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visitation two hours prior to service at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Catlettsburg, P.O. Box 507, Catlettsburg, KY 41129.

SHIRLEY MARIE McCLANAHAN, 71, of Newtown, W.Va., died Oct. 12 at Select Specialty Hospital, Charleston, W.Va. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Newtown Pentecostal Church. Burial at Merrimac Cemetery, Merrimac, W.Va. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the church. Chambers Funeral Services, Matewan, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. www.chambersfuneralservices.com.

PAUL MICHAEL PLUMLEY, 52, of Ashland, father of Paul M. Plumley II, died Oct. 12 at home. He was a home improvement contractor. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Burial will follow in Boyd County. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

CHARLES ALBERT QUALLS of Putnam County, W.Va., husband of Anna, died Oct. 12. He was a brick mason. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, W.Va. Burial at Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.

KENNETH RAY RAMSEY, 55, of Man, W.Va., died Oct. 9. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Original Glorious Church of God, Taplin, W.Va. Entombment at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation two hours prior to service. Chatman Funeral Home, Logan, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.

VIRGINIA LOUISE RAYBURN, 95, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Oct. 12 at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home. Burial at Suncrest Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.

Gary Calvin Scites, 62, of Huntington, passed away Oct. 12, 2012, at home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Harvey's Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

REBECCA SHEPHERD, 92, of David, Ky., widow of Richmond Shepherd, died Oct. 12 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at James E. Shepherd Cemetery, David. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

LAURA PAULINE SNYDER, 79, of Huntington, widow of John Snyder, died Oct. 10 at Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside service noon Monday at Clay Family Cemetery, Lawton, Ky. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

BERNARD YATES, 79, of Merrimac, W.Va., died Oct. 12 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Funeral service noon Wednesday at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home. Burial at Mt. View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the funeral home.

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