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Tuesday night obituary update

Jan. 22, 2013 @ 06:01 PM

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

WILLIAM EUGENE BALL, 77, of Milton, W.Va., died Jan. 19. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Forest Memorial Park Mausoleum, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton. www.heckfuneralhome.com.

DAVID LEE BROWNING, 65, of Huntington, W.Va., brother of Joanne Browning Legge of Barboursville, W.Va., died Jan. 21 in the VA Medical Center. At his request, there will be no services. Interment will be at a later date. Arrangements by Beard Mortuary, Huntington.

LLOYD R. CARLYLE, JR., 74, of South Bloomfield, Ohio, died Jan. 20 in Mount Carmel West Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Wyoma Pentecostal Church, Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; burial follows in Wyoma Cemetery. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Redeemer’s Church West, Grove City, Ohio; from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va. www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.

WILLIS CHAFIN, 82, of Sarah Ann, W.Va., died Jan. 22 in CAMC-Memorial Division. Arrangements incomplete at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.

JAMES RAYMOND CHILDERS, 70, of Williamson, W.Va., died Jan. 22 in Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial follows in Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

ELLIOTT WOODROW COOK, 45, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Donna M. Norvell Cook, died Jan. 20 at home. He was owner and operator of Cook's Plumbing. At his request, there will be no services. Chapman's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

EDDIE DYER, 22, of Ironton, Ohio, husband of Debra Barney Dyer, didd Jan. 21 in the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, England Hills Freewill Baptist Church, Catlettsburg, Ky.; burial will follow at the May Family Cemetery, Huntington. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Reger Funeral Home, Huntington. www.regerfh.com.

KATHERINE ELLIS, 71, of Ironton, Ohio, widow of Leslie Ellis, died Jan. 21 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial follows in Elk Cemetery, McArthur, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

LONNIE EVANS, JR., 53, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Cheryl Cremeans Evans, died Jan. 21 in Cabell Huntington Hospital.  Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete. www.chapmans-mortuary.com

HUGH FORTNEY, JR., 84, of Stollings, W.Va., husband of Jackie Fortney, died Jan. 19 in Logan Regional Medical Center. He founded REFAB, a mine machinery and repair refabrication business. Private service in Shinnston, W.Va. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, W.Va. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

Elizabeth Ann Gibson, 53, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Rocky Gibson, died Jan. 21 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service will be at noon Thursday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation one hour before service. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

HELEN STRATTON GWINN, 85, of South Point, Ohio, widow of Charles L. Gwinn, died Oct. 27, 2012, at home. She was employed in the orthodontic and dental offices of Drs. Robert Jennings, Robert Wild and Marc Wild. Memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Chesapeake (Ohio) United Methodist Church. A fellowship meal will follow at the church. Arrangements by Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake. www.schniedergriffin.com.

NANCY LOU HARMAN, 60, of Louisa, Ky., mother of Lourissa Harman of Louisa, died Jan. 20 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa; burial in Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

BETTY LOU HOLLEY, 82, of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of Asa Holley, Jr., died Jan. 21 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial follows in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation one hour before service. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

WAYNE ALLEN HUFFMAN, 48, of Glenwood, W.Va., son of Rachel Byers Huffman of Glenwood, died Jan. 21. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va.; burial follows in Guyan Creek Church Cemetery, Glenwood. Visitation two hours before service. Contributions may be made to assist with final expenses.  www.heckfuneralhome.com

DEBRA K. JOHNSON, 58, of Ironton, Ohio, daughter of Margaret Whaley Johnson of Ironton, died Jan. 20 in Fountain Head Nursing Home, Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. There is no visitation. Arrangements by Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. www.tracybrammerfh.com.

RALPH DALE LEWIS, 69, of Glenwood, W.V.a, died Jan. 21 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va.; burial follows in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service. www.heckfuneralhome.com. Donations may be made to the funeral home.

DIANE MASSIE, 71, of Fleming Island, Fla., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 19 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Green Cove Springs (Fla.) Church of Christ; burial in Hickory Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Green Cove Springs, Fla. www.rhrcemeteryandfuneralhome.com

HAROLD B. FLINT OSBORNE, 90, of Martin, Ky., husband of Ava Gail Click Osborne, died Jan. 21 in East Kentucky Veterans’ Center, Hazard, Ky. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin. Visitation after 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

DANNY E. ROY, 72, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Judy Caldwell Roy, died Jan. 21 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, W.Va.; burial follows in Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation two hours before service. www.rollinsfh.com.

CARL JACKSON STAPLETON, 98, of Crown City, Ohio, widower of Mary Ellen Stepleton and Lesley Iris Stapleton, died Jan. 22 in Holzer Medical Center. He was a retired carpenter. Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Kings Chapel Church; burial will follow in Kings Chapel Cemetery. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the home of his daughter Anne Gibson. www.willisfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, Ohio.

DOROTHY MARIE TACKETT, 60, of Catlettsburg, Ky., died Jan. 21 at home. She was a retired cook for the NX Railroad.  Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington; burial will be in Docks Creek Cemetery, Kenova. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  

LONNIE F. TACKETT, 73, of Melvin, Ky., father of Rodney Tackett of Weeksbury, Ky., and Rhonda Tackett of Somerset, Ky., died Jan. 21 at home. He was a retired coal miner. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church, Melvin, Ky.; burial in Matthew Tackett Cemetery, Melvin. Visitation continues until service time at the church. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

ANTHONY D. THOMPSON, 29, of Louisa, Ky., died Jan. 16. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Visitation from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

LEONARD PAUL WETHERHOLT, 79, of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 22 in Huntington Health and Rehabilitation. He retired form Special Metals. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington; burial follows in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. www.beardmortuary.com.

LEWIS JEFFERY WOODALL, 85, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Jan. 22 in Pleasant Valley Hospital. Funeral services will be noon Thursday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial will follow in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Visitation from 10:30 a.m. to service time Thursday at the funeral home.

GARLAND YATES, 79, of Williamson, W.Va., died Jan. 18 in South Williamson (Ky.) Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
 

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