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Wednesday night obituaries

Sep. 12, 2012 @ 05:59 PM

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

VIRGINIA SUE AKERS, 39, of Kitts Hill, Ohio, fiancee of Doug Farley of Kitts Hill, died Sept. 10 in Cabell-Huntington Hospital. She was a former child care worker for NECCO in Pedro, Ohio. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation two hours before service. Donations may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

HAROLD DEAN ARTHUR, 55, of Ironton, husband of Joy Ratliff Arthur, died Sept. 12. He was a supervisor for Fairfax Roofing.  Funeral services will be noon Saturday, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio. Visitation one hour before service.  www.slackandwallace.com.

CECELIA ELLEN BARNES, 68, of Huntington, W.Va., died , Sept. 10 in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Donations may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.   

GERALD BRADFORD of Aracoma, W.Va., died Sept. 11 in CAMC Memorial Division. Arrangements incomplete at Chatman Funeral Home, Cherry Tree, W.Va.

Mary Jane Brumfield, 63, of Ona, W.Va., died Sept. 11 at home. Funeral service will be 6 p.m. Friday, Pea Ridge United Methodist Church. Visitation two hours before the service. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, is in charge of arrangements. Donations may be made to Little Victories Animal Rescue at 3589 Wire Branch Rd. Ona, WV 25545.

BETSY LOUISE MUSSETTER CRUMPTON, 67, of Ashland, Ky., died Sept. 11 in Cornerstone Hospital, Huntington. She was a homemaker. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Kingsbrook LifeCare Center, 2500 State Route #5, Ashland. Arrangements by Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel, Ashland. www.steeenfuneralhome.com.

MAMIE GARNET DILLON, 85, of Gallipolis, Ohio, wife of Kenneth Dillon, died Sept. 12 at home. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Mercerville, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

DAVID LEE FERGUSON, 57, of Huntington, W.Va., died Sept. 11. Funeral service will be 2 p.m Saturday, McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.; burial at Watson Cemetery, Branchland, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

VELMA L. GOFF, 94, of Hurricane, W.Va., died Sept. 11 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Humphrey’s Memorial United Methodist Church, Sissonville, W.Va.; burial at Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Pocatalico, W.Va. Visitaiton from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at Long and Fisher Funeral Home, Pocatalico. www.longfisherfuneralhome.com. Contributions may be made to the SMPG Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 13096 Sissonville, WV 25360.

STEPHEN RAY HOOVER, 41, of Huntington, W.Va., died Sept. 4 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington; burial at Crook Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.

BARBARA MAY HOPKINS, 85, formerly of Prestonsburg, Ky., sister of James May of Frankfort, Ky., died Sept. 9 in Frankfort. She was former KY State Librarian. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Mayo Cemetery, Prestonsburg. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg.

RACHELLE LEIGH JOHNSON, 28, of Louisa, Ky., died Sept. 8. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Visitation two hours before service.

MARY L. KIRK, 77, of Ashland, Ky., died Sept. 12 in Boyd County Nursing and Rehab. Funeral service will be noon Friday, Carman Funeral Home, Visitation two hours before service. www.carmanfuneral.com.

KRISTOPHER RYAN MILLER, 25, formerly of Oak Hill, Ohio, died Sept. 8. Graveside service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, Old Mercerville Cemetery. There will be no visitaiton. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, Ohio.  www.willisfuneralhome.com.

ROGER LEE OLDAKER, 54, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Sept. 11 in Holzer Medical Center. Funeral service will be noon Saturday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service.

 Irene S. Pelfrey, 90, formerly of Kenova, W.Va., died Sept. 7 in Windsor Care Center, Mount Sterling, Ky. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, Taul Funeral Home Chapel, Mt. Sterling; burial following in the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service.

CHARLES ELZA PETERS, SR., 85, of Kenova, W.Va., husband of Melissie Peters, died Sept. 11 at St. Mary's Medical Center. He retired from Allied Chemical. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova; burial at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation two hours before service. Memorials may be made to the Kenova Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 186, Kenova, WV 25530 or Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709.

John F. Sherman, 65, of South Point, Ohio, died Sept. 8. He was a retired educator. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, the former South Point High School; burial at Highland Memory Gardens, South Point. Visitation two hours before service. Arrangements by Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio, www.slackandwallace.com.

DAVID CLAY SMITH, 59, of Ona, W.Va., died Sept. 12 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. No service nor visitation are scheduled. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

GLORIA JEAN TAYLOR, 66, of Columbus, Ohio, wife of Albert Taylor, Jr., died Sept. 12 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Perkins Ridge Cemetery, Willow Wood, Ohio. Vistiation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
 

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