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Sunday night obituary update

Dec. 02, 2012 @ 05:35 PM

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

MELVIN ADAMS JR., 55, of Grethel, Ky., husband of Linda White Adams, died Dec. 1 at Pikeville Medical Center. He was a general laborer. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tackett Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Beaver, Ky. Burial at Greenbury Hall Cemetery, Galveston, Ky. Visitation after 5 p.m. Monday at the church. Nelson Frazier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Irene Constance Adkins, 80, of Wayne, died Dec. 1 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Stephenson Cemetery, Wayne. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne.

James "Jim" Edgar Adkins, 75, of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday. Graveside services will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

MARVIN R. BLAKE, 78, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Dec. 2 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

MARY T. CLATWORTHY BRUMFIELD, 50, of Huntington, widow of John Brumfield, died Nov. 30 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Harveytown Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

ASHLEY MARIE CASE, 16, daughter of Heather (Jason) Case Risner and Larry Michael Shepherd, and PEGGY SUE CASE, 53, wife of Rodney Case, both of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Dec. 1. Ashley was a junior at Prestonsburg High School and Peggy was a homemaker. Funeral services for the pair will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Prestonsburg First Church of God, Prestonsburg. Burial will follow at Case Family Cemetery, Hunter, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday and all day Tuesday at the church. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

JOSEPH A. CHILDERS, 77, of Huntington, husband of Georgia Childers, died Dec. 2 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was an electrician. Arrangements are incomplete at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington.

Alphon Elizabeth Godwin Conner of Barboursville, died Nov. 30 at St. Mary's Medical Center.  Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday at First United Methodist Church, Barboursville. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Barboursville. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane.

FRED CLIFFORD CURRY, 86, of Huntington died Nov. 29 in Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, White Chapel Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation at the mausoleum 30 minutes before service. www.beardmortuary.com. Beard Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

MACEY MAE ESTEP, 83, of Huntington, died Dec. 1 at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

IVAN LEE FARLEY, 54, of Huntington, husband of Wendy Lilly Farley, died Dec. 1 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a civil engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Arrangements are incomplete at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington.

SHULAR JACKSON HURD, 80, husband of Rita Boyd Hurd, died Dec. 1 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation all day Monday at the funeral home.

LORETTA LAYMAN, 73, of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of David Gene Layman, died Dec. 2 at Hospice House of Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

MARY MARIE “DOODIE” LOCKWOOD, daughter of the late Ewell and Bertha Childers Lockwood, died Dec. 1. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Burial at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101, or American Cancer Society, 4338 13th St., Ashland, KY 41102. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

PHILIP MAX MEADE, 71, of Huntington, husband of Carol Scarberry Meade, died Dec. 1 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a former employee of Adel Fasteners and Ruberlite. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary. Burial at Woodmere Memorial park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com

SHARON MOORE, 69, of Ezel, Ky., wife of Edgle Moore Jr., died Nov. 30. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Burial at Patton Cemetery, Langley, Ky. Visitation from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

EMILY IRENE FLETCHER PHELPS, 84, of Hurricane, W.Va., widow of Herbert J. Phelps, died Dec. 3.

ETHEL HALL RITCHIE, 77, of Kite, Ky., wife of Charles Meade, died Nov. 30 at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Ky. Burial at Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

ABE ENOCH SHEPHERD, 41, husband of Samantha Shepherd, died Dec. 1 at the Patty A. Clay Hospital, Richmond, Ky. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Burial at Highlands Memorial Park, Staffordville, Ky. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

MAIDA JANE SMITH, 96, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Huntington, widow of Wilson P. Smith, died Dec. 1 in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Beard Mortuary, Huntington.

GYPSY RUTH MAYNARD SPARKS, 84, of Hatfield, Ky., widow of Norvil Sparks Jr., died Dec. 1 at Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson, Ky. She was the owner and operator of the former Tonnaloka Ceramic Shop, Hatfield, and a homemaker. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Hatfield Funeral Chapel, Toler, Ky. Burial at Stepp Family Cemetery, Hatfield, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the funeral home. www.hatfieldfc.com.

RICKY STURGILL, 57, of Harold, Ky., died Dec. 1 at home. He was a disabled truck driver. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Harold Church of Christ, Harold. Burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Sunday and all day Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.

LAVERNE MAE WELLS WEINGARTNER, 90, of Westwood, Ky., widow of Victor J. Weingartner, died Dec. 1. She was a former secretary for the ambassador to Ireland, Ashland Oil Inc. and also worked at the VA Hospital. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ashland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton, NH 03086, or St. Joseph’s Indian School, Chamberlain, S.D. Steen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

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