Monday night obituary update
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.
BRAINARD OTIS ADKINS, 84, of Barboursville, formerly of Wayne, died May 4 at home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne.
BOBBY BLEDSOE, 85, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died May 6 in Thomas Memorial Hospital, Charleston, W.Va. Arrangements incomplete at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.
TIMOTHY LEND CHAPMAN, 56, of Huntington, died May 1 at home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial at Miller Memorial Gardens, Miller, Ohio. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
PEARL MULLINS DINGESS of Lake, W.Va., widow of Pete Dingess, died May 5. She retired as postmaster of Jeffrey, W.Va. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, W.Va.; burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.
SARAH J. GILBERT, 86, of Huntington died May 5 in Heritage Center. She retired from Owens-Illinois Glass. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Ddonations may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
JACKLYN RUDD KILLEN of Gallipolis, Ohio, widow of Freddie Killen, died May 4 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, W.Va. She was a retired Registered Nurse from Holzer Medical Center. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Golden Oaks Memorial Garden, Ashland, Ky. Donations may be made to the Cabell Huntington Hospital Children's Hospital. www.willisfuneralhome.com.
KATHY BARKER LACY, 86, of Ashland, Ky., widow of Jack Lacy, died May 5 in Emerald Crossings, Dublin, Ohio. She taught elementary school in Soldier, Lexington and Ashland, Ky. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel, with graveside service following at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum.
BOBBY McKNIGHT, II, 28, of South Point, Ohio, son of Bob McKnight of South Point and Jenny Gilmore of Proctorville, Ohio, died May 4 in Huntington. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point; burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation two hours before service. www.slackandwallace.com.
CLARA MENEAR, 83, of Huntington, W.Va., died May 4 in Heritage Center, Huntington. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
KAY ELLEN MERRITT, 73, of Huntington, wife of Barry G. Merritt, died May 5 in Cornerstone Hospital. She was formerly a teacher with Logan and Wayne County Schools. Chapman's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
REBECCA M. QUEEN, 64, of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Larry Queen, died May 3 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was a Cabell County schoolteacher. A celebration of life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Reger Funeral Chapel. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.
LISA K. TRIPLETT, 47, of Crown City, Ohio, died May 5 in Hospice of Huntington. She was a lab technician for Blacktop Industries, Mountain Enterprise and West Virginia Paving/Shelly Company. Services will be 1 p.m., Thursday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, Ohio; burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Relay for Life for Team Lisa, c/o Missy Triplett, 610 State Rt. 790, Crown City, OH 45623. www.willisfuneralhome.com.
WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER MANN, 51, of Denver, N.C., formerly of Scottown, Ohio, died May 3 at home. He was an electrician for Freightliner. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial at Mann Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
IMOGENE MITCHELL, 84, of Grethel, Ky., died May 6. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. Tuesday until service time at the funeral home.
NOLA SCAGGS, 86, of Louisa, Ky., widow of James Junior Scaggs, died May 6 in Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa; burial in Scaggs Cemetery, Louisa. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
JEAN B. SMITH, 84, of Ashland, Ky., wife of Ralph M. Smith, died May 6 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was a secretary for Dr. C.H. Parsons, and a clerk at the former TB Hospital in Ashland and the Kentucky State Police. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel, Ashland; burial in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland. Visitaiton from 6 ot 8 pm. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101. www.steenfuneralhome.com.
RODNEY DALE WALLIN, 75, of Kenova, W.Va., husband of Patricia Browning Wallin, died May 3 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He worked for Airstech. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Burial at Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709. www.rollinsfh.com.
GLENNA WILLIAMS, 83, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Wayne, died Saturday, May 4 at St. Ann's Hospital Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne; burial will follow in the Stephens Cemetery. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.