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Wednesday evening obituary update

Feb. 06, 2013 @ 04:17 PM

 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 Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

CECIL H. ACKISON, JR., 52, of Ironton, Ohio, fiance of Janette Keaton, died Feb. 4 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Ironton. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton; burial in Lawrence Furnace Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Contributions may be made tot he funeral chapel to help with expenses.

DARLENE SALISBURY AKERS, 65, of Betsy Layne, Ky., died Feb. 4. Funeral service will be noon Friday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. Wednesday until service time at the funeral home.

DONNA RAE SALYERS ALLEY, 75, of Catlettsburg, Ky., widow of John Fredrick Alley, died Feb. 5 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was a retired deputy jailer for Boyd County, Ky. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Neal Funeral Home, Catlettsburg; burial in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

ROXANA JONES BENTLEY, 76, of Grethel, Ky., widow of Claude Bentley, died Feb. 6 in Riverview Healthcare, Prestonsburg, Ky. Funeral service will be noon Friday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky.; burial in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

BOYD CLARK, 94, of Lake Placid, Fla., formerly of Gallipolis, Ohio, widower of Mae Holley, died Feb. 4 at home. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum, Ravenswood, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial in Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, Gallipolis. Visitation from 11:30 a.m. Friday until service. www.willisfuneralhome.com. Donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 110 Hammock Rd., Sebring, FL 33870.

ERNEST GLEN CONLEY, 63, of Whitman, W.Va., husband of Judy Lane Conley, died Feb. 4 in Logan (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va.; burial in Highland Memory Gardens, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service.

BILLY LOU CRIDER, II, 49, of Prestonsburg, Ky., husband of Danita Gayheart, died Feb. 3. He was a disabled diesel mechanic. Funeral service will be noon Sunday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial in Ousley Cemetery, Prestonsburg. Visitation from 6 p.m. Friday until service time at the funeral home. Donations should be made to the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

CLOVUS LEE GRAHAM, 83, of Lavalette, W.Va., died Feb. 2 in Heritage Center of Huntington, W.Va. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Reger Funeral Chapel; burial will follow at Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Visitation one hour before service. www.regerfh.com.

LINDSEY MITCHELL HALE, JR., 82 of Columbus, Ohio, died Feb. 2 in Grant Memorial Hospital, Columbus. He retired from the U.S. Defense Command Supply Center, Columbus. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, Chapman's Mortuary Huntington; burial will be in Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation one hour before service. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

REBA V. JONES, 91, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Feb. 6 at home. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial will be in the Creston Cemetery, Leon, W. Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. www.dealfh.com.

KEITH JEFFREY MALONE, 49, of Pedro, Ohio, son of Mary Inez Malone of Ironton, Ohio, died Feb. 5. He was a self-employed construction worker. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Slabfork Cemetery. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net. Donations may be made to Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Rd., Ashland, KY 41101.

JAMES ROY MANIS of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 5 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington; burial follows in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. www.regerfh.com.

ROBERTA N. MORTON, 71, of Putnam County, West Virginia, died Feb. 1 in Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston, W.Va. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Gatens Harding Funeral Home, 147 Main St., Poca, W.Va. Donations may be made to the Hubbard Hospice House West, 4605 MacCorkle Ave. SW, South Charleston, WV 25309.

BARBARA ANN WILSON PATTON, 73, of Fayetteville, W.Va., died Feb. 5 in Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, W.Va. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Huntington, W.Va.; burial in Ridgelawn Memorial Gardens, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. Donations may be made to the church of your choice. www.tyreefuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, W.Va.

WALTER SHERRIL STOWERS, 81, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Feb. 5 in Hospice Room at Holzer Hospital. He was a retired educator. Funeral service will be 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Willis Funeral Home , Gallipolis; burial follows in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Mercerville, Ohio. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Holzer Hospice, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

ANNA MARIE WALKER, 90, of Elyria, Ohio, formerly of Kenova, W.Va., widow of Roy Walker, died Feb. 1 in New Life of St. Joseph's Hospice Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oakview Missionary Baptist Church; burial in Dock's Creek Cemetery. Visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home & Cremation Services, www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.

ELLAR FLORINE WELLMAN, 89, of Fort Gay died Feb. 5 at home. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 

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