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Saturday evening obituary update

Nov. 02, 2013 @ 04:25 PM

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 6:30 p.m. for more updated information on area deaths. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Sunday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

GARNETT SUE BOWSELL, 74, of Leon, W.Va., died Oct. 31 at Charleston Medical Center Memorial Division. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Craig Douglass Cemetery, Leon, W.Va. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va. www.dealfh.com.

JOHN W. CASSELL, 65 of Ashland, husband of Clara M. Evans Cassell, died Nov. 1 at Our Lady Bellefonte Hospital. He was a computer technician for Addington Inc., Horizon and International Coal Group. He worked 20 years for AK Steel and was an Army veteran. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey Family Funeral Home; entombment will be at Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.baileyfamilyfuneralhome.com.

KENNETH RAY COOVERT, 69, of Hampton, Va., formerly of Barboursville, W.Va., husband of Sue Coovert, died Oct. 30. He retired as a truck driver with Yellow Freight Company Arrangements are by Berceuse Funeral and Cremation Traditions in Hampton, 757-825-8070.

NORMAN CRAGER, 77, of Hueysville, Ky., husband of Brenda Patton Crager, died Nov. 1. at Greg and Norene Wells Hospice Care Center, Hazard, Ky. He was a coal miner. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, Ky. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com

RICHARD LEE GOODMAN, 64, of Danville, W.Va., husband of Evelyn Juanita Goodman, died Nov. 1 at his residence. He was in the Army. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Highland Adventure Church, Harts, W.Va.; burial at Highland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday at the church.

DORISE ELIZABETH BENNETT HOCEVAR, 65, of Ashland, wife of Richard Hocevar, died Nov. 1 at her residence. She was a homemaker. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Cannonsburg; burial at Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Contributions may be sent to First Baptist Church of Cannonsburg, 11512 Midland Trail Rd, Ashland, KY 41102. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

NADINE DORA MEADOWS HUNT, 85, of Barboursville, widow of Bernard Hunt, died Oct. 31. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church; burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Wallace Funeral Home, and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to Emogene Dolin Hospice House, 3100 Staunton Rd., Huntington, WV 25702.

HAZEL JEFFERS, 83, of Glenwood, W.Va., died Nov. 2. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

HERSHELL JONES, 77, of Garrett, Ky., husband of Janive Owens Jones, died Nov. 2 at his residence. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Buckingham Cemetery, Bevinsville, Ky. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Sunday and all day Monday at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

BETTY MAXINE LEE, 85, of Ashland, widow of Herbert Eugene Lee, died Nov. 2 at Community Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Steen Funeral Home Central Ave. Chapel. Contributions may be sent to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.

ARNOLD LITTERAL was retired from the U.S. Army. Service will be noon Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home Central Ave. Chapel; burial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast, Greenup County. Ky. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to Greenup County War Memorial, c/o Jim Timberlake, 2189 Flat Hollow Rd., South Portsmouth, KY 41174. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

JOSEPH G. MARTORELLA, 76 of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Marjorie Martorella, died Oct. 30 at home. Memorial service will be 5 p.m. Monday, Trinity Episcopal Church. Memorials are suggested to Ebenezer Medical Outreach Center of Huntington. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

EUGENIA L. MILLER, 53, of Warfield, Ky., widow of Paul Miller, died Oct. 31 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Miller Family Cemetery, Royalton, Ky. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Saturday and all day Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com

IRVINE WINTER PARSONS, 93, of Huntington, widow of William E. Parsons, died Nov. 1 at her residence. She was a music teacher for the Cabell County School system. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Enslow Park Presbyterian Church; interment at Ridgelawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

PAUL VERNON PORTER, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Darlus Hensley Porter, died Oct. 28. No services are planned at this time.

SUSAN E. REED, 71, of Ashland, died Nov. 1 at Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility. Arrangements are incomplete at Steen Funeral Home Central Ave. Chapel.

JOHNNIE STAFFORD, 64, of Fort Gay, W.Va., died Nov. 1 at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa, Ky. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Young Funeral Home Chapel; burial at Church of God in Christ Jesus Cemetery.

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