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Monday night obituary update

Oct. 29, 2012 @ 06:23 PM

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

GARY DALE BLACKBURN, 60, of Huddy, Ky., died Oct. 28 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Rogers Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Rutherford Cemetery, Huddy. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

RUBY LUE BROWN, 87, of Jeffrey, W.Va., widow of Charles Jesse Brown, Sr., died Oct. 26 in CAMC General Division, Charleston, W.Va. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.; burial at Memory Gardens, Madison, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service times.

JUNE M. CHANDLER, 82, of Staffordsville, Ky., died Oct. 28. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Paintsville (Ky.) Funeral Home Chapel; burial at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Staffordsville. Visitation begins 5 p.m. Monday and continues until service time at the funeral home.

DENNIS W. CHRISTIAN, 74, of South Point, Ohio, died Oct. 28 in River’s Bend Health Care. Arrangements incomplete at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point.

DORIS JEAN NAPIER DIAL, 82, of Lavalette, W.Va., mother of Pate Parsons Mount of Lavalette, died Oct. 27 at home. She retired as central office secretary for the Wayne County Board of Education. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

DOLLY MAE DINGESS, of Charleston, W.Va., widow of Hallie Dingess, died Oct. 28. She retired from Charleston General Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burial at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service.

CAROLYN LEE FERGUSON, 70, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Oct. 28 in  St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial will follow in Miller Memorial Gardens, Miller, Ohio. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

REV. DR. HENRY C. FLETCHER of Ironton, Ohio, brother of Joe Louis Fletcher, Sr., of Ironton and Charles Robert Fletcher of Dayton, Ohio, died Oct. 27. He was a professional boxer and later a pastor. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Ironton; burial at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. www.tracybrammerfh.com.

DORA JEAN FULTON, 79, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Marvin Fulton, died Oct. 28 in Heartland of Riverview South Point, Ohio. She was a former employee of INCO and American Car Foundry. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, Hall Funeral Home; burial will follow in Getaway Cemetery Chesapeake, Ohio. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

CAPTAIN WALKER GILLIAM, JR., 65, of Turkey Creek, Ky., died Oct. 28 in South Williamson (Ky.) Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial at Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m . Wednesday at the funeral home.

BETTY MAE GILLISPIE, 83, of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of Clarence Gillispie, died Oct. 28 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, Ohio. Visitation one hour before service. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

ESTILL GOBLE, 93, of Harold, Ky., widower of Lurline Crider Goble, died Oct.. 29 at home. He was a former contract driller - oil and gas, city service. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, Ky.; burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at he funeral home. Contributions may be made to Appalachian Hospice.

SHERMAN GOBLE, 76, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Oct. 28. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.

PAT HANEY, 92, of Ironton, Ohio, widow of William Haney, died Oct. 28 at home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation two hours before service. Contributions may be made to New Life Children’s Home, Lima, Peru, c/o Bill Haney, Zoar Baptist Church, 1009 Marion Pike, Ironton, OH 45638.

SILAS EASTON JONES, infant son of Derek and Michelle Jones of Proctorville, Ohio, died Oct. 25 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

WENDELL EMMET JORDAN, 33, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died Oct. 29. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial at Harmony Cemetery, Southside, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service. www.wilcoxenfuneralhome. com.

THOMAS C. LAWRENCE, 69, of Ceredo, husband of Elizabeth Lawrence, died Oct. 28 in Cabell Huntington Hospital on October 28, 2012. There will be no service nor visitation. Arrangements by Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

PAUL DAVID LOVELY, 45, of Mansfield, Ohio, son of Chalmer Lovely of Gallion, Ohio and Judy Pauley Lovely Myers of Kitts Hill, Ohio, died Oct. 27 in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He was a regional sales manager for Caterpillar Equipment. Funeral services will be noon Wednesday, Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton, Ohio; burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation two hours before service. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

FRANCES WAUGH MAYES, 92, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Howard G. Mayes Jr., died Oct. 27 in the Woodlands Retirement Community. Klingel Carpenter Mortuary is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.     

EMMA MAE WILLIS McCOMAS, 84, of South Point, Ohio, wife of James A. McComas, died Oct. 27 at home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point; burial follows in at Myrtle Ridge Cemetery, Kitts Hill, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

JOHN E. McCOMAS, JR., 75, of Huntington, husband of Betty Jean McComas, died Oct. 29 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He was a retired electrician with IBEW Local 317. Arrangements incomplete at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, www.chapmans-mortuary.com.    

BRUCE MOORER, SR., 58, of Williamson, W.Va., died Oct. 27 in Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky. Visitation one hour before service.

LESTER M. MURPHY, 64, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Rebecca Hunter Murphy, died Oct. 28 at home. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington; burial will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation two hours before service . www.beardmortuary.com.

BONNIE BIAS LINVILLE, 58, of Hamlin, W.Va., died Oct. 27 at home. She was a clerk at Hamlin Save-A-Lot. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.; burial at Green Valley Cemetery, Salt Rock, W.Va. Vistiation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

DR. WILLIAM SOL SHEILS, SR., 77, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Barbara Wells Sheils, died Oct. 28 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, Huntington. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington. www.beardmortuary.com.

LARRY GLEN SMITH, 79, of Huntington, husband of Jackie Sue Smith, died Oct. 28 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was owner of Smith Music and Waco Vending. A Celebration of Life will be held 6 p.m. Nov. 17, Spring Valley Freedom Baptist Church. Visitation one hour before service. Arrangements byReger Funeral Home, Huntington, www.regerfh.com.

MABEL POWELL SOWARDS, 84, of Hamlin, W.Va., died Oct. 28. She was a retired seamstress and a homemaker. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin; burial will follow at Lincoln Memorial Park, Hamlin, W.Va. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

RONNIE VITRULS, JR., 52 of Athens, W.Va., husband of Evelyn Sue Propps Vitruls, died Oct. 25 at home. Gathering of family and friends will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Kistler (W.Va.) Freewill Baptist Church. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.

EDWARD WILLIS, 69, of New Boston, Ohio, husband of Penny Crane Willis, died Oct. 27 in SOMC Hospice, Portsmouth, Ohio. He worked in maintenance at the Empire Detroit Steel Mill in New Boston. Graveside funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Greenup County, Ky. Melcher Funeral Home, Portsmouth, is handling the arrangements.
 

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