Wednesday 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, and read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
LINDA SUE ADAMS, 57, of East Lynn, W.Va., died May 3 at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.; burial at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
EDGAR LEE ADKINS, 74, of Wayne, W.Va., father of Amy Isaacs and Edgar Adkins Jr., died May 3 at home. He retired from ACF Industries. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne; burial will follow at the Cedar Cliff Cemetery, Beech Fork, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
JAMES F. BARBOUR, 80, of Milton, W.Va., husband of Joan Newman Barbour, died May 4 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. There are no services nor visitation. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall
EMMA JEAN BEATTY, infant daughter of Melissa Beatty of Huntington, died May 2 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Arrangements at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Memorials may be made to the Emma Beatty Fund, c/o Star USA Federal Credit Union, 607 3rd Ave., Huntington, WV 25701.
CECIL CLINTON COLE III, 24, of Willow Wood, Ohio, husband of Kimberly Cole, died May 3 in Kitts Hill, Ohio. He was a satellite installer. There will be no services. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall
WILLIAM COLLIER, 72, of South Point, Ohio, husband of Janet Collier, died May 3 in Community Hospice Care Center. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.
ROBERT GERALD DONAHUE, 78, of Culloden, W.Va., widower of Mary Ann Richardson Donahue, died May 2 at home. He was owner and operator of Donahue Brothers. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Huntington; entombment at Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
JOSEPH FARLEY, 62, of Chapmanville, W.Va., husband of Tonya Conley Farley, died May 4 in Logan (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center. He was an electrician and coal miner. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chapmanville, W.Va.; burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Vistiation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
LONNIE WAYNE GIBBS SR., 57, of Ironton, Ohio, died May 2 in Community Hospice Care Center. He was employed by General Motors. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, W.Va.; burial at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Community Hospice of Ashland. www.rollinsfh.com
BOBBY DON GROSS, 62, of Huntington, W.Va., formerly of California, died May 2, 2011. Funeral service will be noon Friday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, W.Va.; burial will be in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast, Greenup, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
JOHN LITTLE, 82, of Letart, W.Va., husband of Leona Lovins Little, died May 3 at home. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Casto Funeral Home, Evans, W.Va.; entombment at Jackson County Memory Gardens mausoleum, Cottageville, W.Va. Memorials may be made to Cottageville Chapter #16 OES, 1534 Conrad Hill Rd., Cottageville, WV 25239.
JUDITH ANN HAYES MARCUM, 63, of Louisa, Ky., wife of Bernard Marcum, died April 30. She was a retired teacher’s assistant in Lawrence County, Kentucky. Celebration of life will be 2 p.m. Friday, Catalpa Freewill Baptist Church; burial at Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa. Visitation after 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa.
NELLE NEWMEYER, 89, of Huntington, W.Va., died May 1 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church; burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service Friday at the church. Arrangements by Beard Mortuary, Huntington. www.beardmortuary.com
MELISSA ANN ROSS SPENCER, 36, of Waverly, Ohio, wife of Robert Spencer of Beaver, Ohio, died April 30 at home. She was a security escort for Innovative Solutions. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, Ohio; burial at Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at he funeral home. www.phillipsfunerahome.net