Thursday night obituary update
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
DOTTIE BECKELHEIMER, 72, formerly of Chapmanville, W.Va., died June 13 in Battle Creek, Mich., where she was residing. Arrangements incomplete at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.
JAMES CALVIN BURKE, 77, of Ironton, Ohio, husband of Bonnie Jo Burke, died June 12 in King's Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky. He was a former construction worker and foundry worker for the Dayton Malleable Iron Company and an equipment operator for Upper Township. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Woodland Chapel Church at Kelley's Bridge. Donations may be made to St. Jude's Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of the arrangements. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
HAROLD CLAGG, 82, of Milton, W.Va., died June 11 at home. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton. Burial will follow in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.heckfuneralhome.com
SARAH ELIZABETH CRACE, 78, of Prestonsburg, Ky., widow of Ben Crace, died June 12 at her son’s home in Hager Hill, Ky., She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Community Freewill Baptist Church, Prestonsburg; burial in Elliott Cemetery, Dwale, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. Thursday until service time at the church. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
BILLY JOE CREMEANS, 71, of South Point, Ohio, died June 8 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
ARLENE EAVES, 75, of Branchland, W.Va., died June 11 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Bethlehem United Baptist Church, Branchland; burial will follow in the Eaves Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Bethlehem United Baptist Church. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville is in charge of arrangements.
MELISSA ANN ENDICOTT, 50, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died June 11 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, W.Va. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.
KIMBERLY ANN HALL, 54, of Huntington, W.Va., died June 10 in Huntington Health & Rehabilitation Center. Services are private. Arrangements at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.
JIM HARDWICK, 80 of Fort Gay, W.Va., died June 12 at home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Hardwick Cemetery, Bromley Ridge, Fort Gay. Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
GLEN HAMMONS, 73, of Bidwell, Ohio, husband of Eileen Hammons, died June 12 in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. He retired from Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Rodney (Ohio) Church of Light; entombment in Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, Chapel of Hope Mausoleum, Gallipolis. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis. Donations may be made to the Rodney Church of Light, Shelter House Project. www.willisfuneralhome.com.
DOROTHY JETER, 88, of Barboursville, W.Va., widow of Robert Jeter, died June 10 in The Wyngate Senior Living Community. She was a Fayette County, W.Va., schoolteacher. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, W.Va.; burial in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service. Memorials may be made to Mount Hope Baptist Temple, 406 Main St., Mount Hope, WV 25880 or the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 4350 Westmont Dr., Charlotte, NC 28217.
ROBERT PATRICK KEATON, 58, of Milton, W.Va., died June 8 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. A memorial graveside service will be at Bias Chapel Cemetery. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, is in charge of arrangements. No visitation or service will be at the funeral home. www.heckfuneralhome.com
VERA JEAN LEWIS, 83, of Ironton, Ohio, widow of James Lewis, died June 9 in Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation one hour before service. www.tracybrammerfh.com.
BETTY LOU JARRELL McCHRISTIAN, 76, of West Hamlin, W.Va., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died June 12 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial will be in Wallace Mathes Cemetery, Cabell County, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
LEWIS ALBERT MEDLEY, JR., 55, of Huntington, W.Va., died June 13 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial follows in Blankenship Cemetery, Wayne, W.Va. Visitation one hour prior to services.
EARNEST MITCHELL, 83, of McDowell, Ky., widower of Margeline Lambert Mitchell, died June 12 in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, Ky. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky.; burial in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
BOBBIE JEAN ROUSH, 36, of Henderson, W.Va., died June 12 in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Funeral services will be noon Saturday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, in Point Pleasant. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.dealfh.com.
JAMES E. SEBASTIAN, 77, of Hazard, Ky., died June 12 in Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center, Hazard. He was a disabled coal miner. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Potters House Ministries, Hazard; burial in Beech Creek Cemetery, Emmalena, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
FRANCES TEMPLETON, 94, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widow of John Templeton, died June 10. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Chesapeake Union Methodist Church. Arrangements by Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, www.schneidergriffin.com.