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Wednesday night obituary update

Nov. 16, 2011 @ 06:21 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.

JUANITA BENTLEY, 82, of Wayland, Ky., widow of Boone Bentley, died Nov. 16 in McDowell (Ky.) Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky.; burial at Lackey (Ky.) Cemetery. Visitation after 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

JAMES F. CHANDLER, 86, of Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Paintsville, Ky., widower of Julia Mary Williams Chandler, died Nov. 15. He was a retired Paintsville schoolteacher. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel; burial at Wells Cemetery, Paintsville. Visitation one hour before service Saturday at the funeral home.

MARY MARGARET VERBAGE CHAPMAN, 68, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Patrick Lee Chapman, died Nov. 14 at home. Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Friday, Chapman’s Mortuary. Visitation one hour before service at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com

DEBORAH ANNETTE CHURCH, 51, of Gallipolis, Ohio, daughter of Mary Lou Davis Matthews, died Nov. 14 at home. She was administrative assistant to the Key West, Fla., mayor’s office. Service will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Cremeens Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial 11 a.m. Friday, Baylous Cemetery, Salt Rock, W.Va. Visitation from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

RICHARD REEVIS CLARK, 81, of London, Ky., widower of Lois Jane Clark, died Nov. 14 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky.; burial at Clark Family Cemetery, Grethel, Ky. Visitation after 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

CHARLES ANDY COTTRILL, 34, of Ocala, Fla., died Nov. 12. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial at Morgan Cemetery, Leon, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com

AVANELLE HILTON CUMMINGS, 82, of Branchland, W.Va., widow of James F. Cummings Jr., died Nov. 14. She was a retired teacher. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.; burial at Baylous Cemetery, Salt Rock. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

MACK ALLEN ELLIS, 49, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Nov. 15 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was an employee of Jerry’s Wrecker Service. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall

LAYRA JANELLE ADKINS FRASHER, 31, of Barboursville, W.Va., died Nov. 14. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel, Barboursville; burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

WARREN CRAIG HENSLEY, 54, of Huntington, W.Va., son of Warren Bo Hensley and Alma Hensley, died Nov. 15 at home. He had worked at City Linen. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation two hours before service Saturday at the funeral home.

JAMES RICHARD HYNUS, 51, of Apex N.C., formerly of Huntington, died Oct. 11 at Hospice of Wake County  N.C. Memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5700 Route 60, Huntington, with refreshments to follow at the church.

GRATE McCARTY, 72, of Hager Hill, Ky., widower of Louise Baldwin McCarty, died Nov. 15 in HRMC. He worked for Johnson County School System transportation. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Preston Funeral Chapel, Paintsville, Ky.; burial at McCarty Family Cemetery, Hager Hill. Visitation from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

JIMMY RATCLIFF, 73, of Willard, Ky., father of A. Michael Racliff of Willard, died Nov. 16 in Carter County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Grayson, Ky. He retired from Labor Local 1445, Catlettsburg, Ky. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson; burial at Ratcliff Family Cemetery, Lost Creek, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.sparksfh.com

QUINTEN SPEARS, 90, of Greenup, Ky., widower of Wanda Lee Cameron Spears, died Nov. 14 at his daughter’s home in Euless, Texas. He was a retired clerk for the C&O Railroad. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home, Raceland, Ky.; burial at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

VIRGINIA KAY STEELE, 33, of Wayne, W.Va., died Nov. 11 at home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne; burial will follow in Skeens Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior to the funeral Friday.      

LAWRENCE R. WILLIAMS, 77, of Wurtland, Ky., husband of Barbara Nelson Pennington Williams, died Nov. 15 at home. He was a retired self-employed truck driver. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Evans Funeral Home, Raceland, Ky.; burial at Plum Grove Cemetery, Greenup, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

LEON ROSS WILSON, 57, of Willow Wood, Ohio, husband of Karen Wilson, died Nov. 14 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation one hour before service Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall

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