Monday 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 Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
MARTHA BECKETT, 90, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of George Beckett, died March 31 in Heritage Center. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington; burial follows in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service.
Roscoe Robert Conner, 86, of Milton, W.Va., died April 1 at home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton; burial will follow in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. www.heckfuneralhome.com.
Barbara Ann James Lee, 57 of New Albany, Ind., formerly of Huntington, wife of George Lee, died March 10 at the home of her parents in Huntington. Arrangements incomplete at Henson & Kitchen Family Funeral Home, Barboursville. www.hensonmortuary.com.
MILLIE MAE MATHIS, 81, of Wayne, widow of Claude Mathis, died March 29 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Wallace Cemetery, Genoa. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Charles W. McCallister, 67, of Barboursville died March 30. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville; burial in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation two hours before service. www. timeformemory.com/wallace.
RAMONA RAY, 70, of Chesapeake, Ohio, wife of Jackie Ray, died March 30 at Hospice House of Huntington. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Memorials may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Earl DeWitt Perry, Jr., 89, of Milton, W.Va., died March 31. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton. Entombment will be at White Chapel Memorial Gardens with a private family service. Celebration of Life 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Milton Baptist Church. Contributions may be made to Milton Baptist Church or Hospice of Huntington. www.heckfuneralhome.com.
MARJORIE RUSH ROSS of Flatwoods, Ky., widow of Herbert Rush and James Ross, died March 31 in Trinity Station, Flatwoods. She was retired credit office clerk for C.H. Parsons Department Store. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel, Ashland, Ky.; burial in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
GAINES EDWARD SMITH, 84, of Huntington, died March 29. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beard Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. www.beardmortuary.com.
Glenna Peyton Scaggs Swim, 96, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died March 31 in Logan (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center. Visitation and a Celebration of Life will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville; burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Donations may be made to Appalachian Teen Challenge c/o James M. Nickels, Executive Director, P.O. BOX 980, Princeton, WV 24712-0980.