Friday night obituary update
The following obituaries were provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
KENNETH WAYNE BLEVINS, 54, of Thelma, Ky., died Aug. 21. He was a heavy equipment operator. Graveside service will be 1 p.m., Sunday, at Lakeview Memorial. Visitation will be 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday.
DONNA J. BRUMFIELD, 87, of Ironton, died Aug. 22 at Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Tracy-Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.
RONALD M. COOPER, 72, of Webbville, KY, died Aug. 21. Services will be 2 p.m., Sunday, at Malone Funeral Home; burial will be at the Cooper Family Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 p.m., Saturday, and noon, Sunday. www.malonefuneralhome.com
NAOMI ANN FRANKLIN, 88, of Hamlin, W.Va., widow of Clyde D. Franklin, died Aug. 20. She was a homemaker. Service will be 11 a.m., Monday, at Koontz Funeral Home; burial at Franklin Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m., Monday.
SCOTT GERLACH, 34, of Huntington, died Aug. 22. He was an O. R. Technician at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Henson and Kitchen Mortuary. www.hensonmortuary.com
DOROTHY HALL, 81, of Middleburg, Fla., died Aug. 20. Services will be 11 a.m., Monday, at Honaker Funeral Home; burial to follow at Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to services.
PAMELA JEAN DOTSON BAKER FIELDS, 56, of McCarr, Ky., died Aug. 21 at Pikeville Medical Center. Service will be noon, Sunday, at Faith Mission Church In Jesus Name of McCarr; burial will be at Mountain View Memory Gardens in Huddy, Ky. Visitation will be throughout the day on Saturday. www.chambersfuneralservices.com
RUTH ANNE LAWSON, 77, of Wayne, wife of John Lawson, died Aug. 21. She was a homemaker. Service will be 1 p.m., Monday, at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home; burial to follow at Stapleton Family Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m., Monday at the funeral home.
OPAL SEXTON MCDOWELL, 69, of Ashland, died on Aug. 21, at Kings Daughters Medical Center. Arrangements incomplete at Bailey Family Funeral Home.
WALTER R. PARKS, 90, of Kenova, husband of Pauline Parks, died Aug. 20 at Heartland of Riverview. He was a retired crane operator with the Ford Motor Company. Service will be 1 p.m., Monday at Rollins Funeral Home; interment will be at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visiting will be one hour prior to the service. www.rollinsfh.com
WANDA L. PAULEY, 78, of Huntington, wife of Finley Pauley, died Aug. 21, 2014 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was a former employee of Rose Laundry. Services will be 11 a.m., Monday, at the Reger Funeral Chapel; burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Visitations will be 10 a.m., Monday at Reger Funeral home. www.regerfh.com
BETTY JANE SMAILES, 85, of Huntington, widow of George T. Smailes, Sr., died Aug. 22 at Woodlands Retirement Community. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, at Beard Mortuary. Visitation will be at 1 p.m.
CARROLL JOYCE HAYES WRIGHT, 78, of Scottown, Ohio, wife of Lee Wright, died Aug. 21 at The Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Service will be 1 p.m., Monday, at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory; burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 11 a.m., Monday, at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall