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Wednesday night obituary update

Nov. 28, 2012 @ 06:16 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.

OLLIE H. ADKINS, 85, of Lundale, W.Va., widower of Beulah Adkins, died Nov. 28 at home. He was a retired miner from Amherst/Arch Coal. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Accoville (W.Va.) United Methodist Church; burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the church. Donations may be made to Dignity Hospice, P.O. Box 4304, Chapmanville, WV 25508. Arrangements by Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, W.Va. www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com.

GLASCO BARRETT, JR., 82, of Hamlin, W.Va., husband of Jo Ann Barrett, didd Nov. 28 at home. He retired from Columbia Natural Resources. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin; burial at Miller Cemetery, Sweetland, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

JOSEPHINE C. BRANHAM, 78, of Honaker, Ky., widow of Freeman Branham, died Nov. 28 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Funeral service will be 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Clark Cemetery, Honaker. Visitation begins 7 p.m. Friday continuing through service time at the funeral home.

LINVILLE GEORGE BROWNING, JR., 66, of Ashland, Ky., died Nov. 27 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland.

PAMELA DAWN EVANS, 51, formerly of Ashland, daughter of Betty Triplett Evans, died Nov. 28 at her Somerset, Ky., home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel, Ashland; entombment in Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum, Ashland. Visitation one hour before service. Contributions may be made to Rose Hill Christian School, 1001 Winslow Rd., Ashland, KY 41102. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

HERBERT FERRELL, 78, of Chapmanville, W.Va., companion of Shirley Lehman, died Nov. 26 in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. He was formerly a coal miner. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville; burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service.

JAMES FOUT, 84, of Ashland, Ky., husband of Helen Fout, died Nov. 28 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. Arrangements incomplete at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland.

MARCELLE SKAGGS GILL, 96, of South Point, Ohio, formerly of Ansted, W.Va., widow of Lawrence S. Gill, died Nov. 28 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation one hour before service. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

CLAUDE RAY GILLIAM, 46, of Wheelwright, Ky., husband of Crystal Hall Gilliam, died Nov. 26 at home. He was a disabled auto bodyman. Funeral service will be noon Friday, Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church, Melvin, Ky.; burial at Gilliam Cemetery, Wheelwright. Visitation continues until service time at the church. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.

D’ANN HIMES, 61, of Culloden, W.Va., wife of Thomas Himes, died Nov. 27 in Hubbard Hospice House. She was a retired nurse for Mountain State Blue Cross and Blue Shield Insurance Company. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, St. John’s United Methodist Church; burial at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane. Memorials may be made to Hubbard hospice House, 1001 Kennawa Dr., Charleston, WV 25311.

ROY GLENDON HOLBROOK, 93, of Louisa, Ky., died Nov. 26 in Ashland (Ky.) Community Hospice Care Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

ELIZABETH ANNE MADDEN IGNATIOUS, 52, of Hamlin, W.Va., died Nov. 27 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Private services. Arrangements by Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

SUSAN KIDD, 60, of Ironton, Ohio, wife of Wayne Kidd, died Nov. 28 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton.

WILLIAM LAYNE, 83, of Ironton, Ohio, died Nov. 28 in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Arrangements incomplete at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton.

CARL KEMP LITTLE, JR., 81, of Waynesboro, Va., formerly of Fort Gay and Kenova, W.Va., died Nov. 27 at home. He retired from the WV Department of Health and Human Resources as administrator of Wayne, Mingo and Cabell counties. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky.; burial will follow at the Maynard-Frazier Family Cemetery, Glenhayes, W.Va. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

EMMA FRANCES MADER, 90, of South Point, Ohio, died Nov. 27 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Entombment will be 4 p.m. Friday, Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville. www.timeformemory.com/wallace. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington, Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709.

DAVID WILLIAM MEARS, 77, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Kay W. Mears, died Nov. 27 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He was owner and broker of Mears Realty. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial will be in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com. Memorials may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House.

DWIGHT D. McCOY, 59, of Alabaster, Ala., formerly of Matewan, W.Va., and Kenova, husband of Shelley McCoy, died Nov. 23, 2012, in Yambio, South Sudan. He was the Country Director for SGI. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Reger Funeral Chapel; burial will follow in McCoy Cemetery, Webb. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.

AVIS SLOAN McCLELLAN, 75, formerly of Lincoln County, W.Va., widow of Raymond Lee McClellan, died Nov. 27 in Overbrook Center, Middleport, Ohio. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 11 a.m Saturday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burial at Warrick Cemetery, Branchland, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

CONNIE JEAN MISNER, 48, of Huntington, Huntington, mother of Chris and Alisha Misner, died Nov. 24 in St. Mary's Medical Center. There will be no services nor visitation. Arrangements by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.

PATRICK CHILTON O’DELL, 25, of Van Nuys, Calif., formerly of Huntington, son of Don and Martha O'Dell, died Nov. 20 in Los Angeles. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Dec. 1, First Presbyterian Church, Huntington. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at the church. Arrangements by Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, www.chapmans-mortuary.com.    

MARY ETHEL PATRICK, 75, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Carl R. Patrick, died Nov. 28 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point; burial at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation one hour before service. www.slackandwallace.com.

SUSAN MARIE PELFREY, 48, of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Chris Pelfrey, died Nov. 27 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.
 
JUNIOR WILLIAM PEMBERTON, 85, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Nov. 27 at home. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, Ohio. There is no visitation. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

PATRICK BUTCH PREECE, 48, of Spokane, Washington, formerly of Verdunville, husband of Donna Preece, died Nov. 26 in Logan (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center. Celebration of Life 6 p.m. Thursday, Maryetta United Baptist Church, Verdunville. Donations may be made to Honaker Funeral Home to defray final funeral expenses. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

TERRI REED, 54, of Toler, Ky., died Nov. 27 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial at Reed Cemetery, Long Branch, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday at teh funeral home.

CHARLOTTE ANN KITCHEN SEARLS, 74 of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Ivan T. Searls, died Nov. 21 in St. Mary's Medical Center. She retired from Cabell County Clerk’s Office of Vital Statistics. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Apostolic Life Cathedral. A private family burial will be held. Visitation one hour before service at the church. Arrangements by Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, W.Va. www.hensonmortuary.com.

THELMA LOUISE SLAYTON, 87, of South Point, Ohio, died Nov. 27. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, at Dock's Creek Cemetery. Arrangements at Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home. www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.

JOHN BURKLEY SPEARS, 69, of Batavia, Ohio, husband of Carol Williams, died Nov. 26 in Mercy Hospital Clermont, Batavia. He retired from United Parcel Service. Funeral services will be noon Saturday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, Ohio; burial will follow in Ross Cemetery. Visitation two hours before service. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

ROGER A. SPRADLIN of Prestonsburg, Ky., husband of Sue Spradlin, died Nov. 27 in Hospice Care Center of St. Joseph, Lexington, Ky. Funeral service will be noon Friday, Community United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.

LESTER MELWOOD TACKETT, 89, of Huntington, widower of Anna Bell Manning Tackett, died Nov. 28 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He retired from WV American Water Company. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial in Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.  

DEBORAH JEAN WEITEKI, 46, of Norton Shores, Mich., wife of Sam Wieteki, died Nov. 20 at home. She had been a nurse at River Valley Health System, Ironton. Funeral service was Nov. 28, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. www.phillipsfunrealhome.net.

BETTY RUTH WOLFORD, 62, of Ransom, Ky., widow of Ronald Wolford, died Nov. 27 in Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps, Ky. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be noon Saturday, Hatfield Funeral Chapel,Toler, Ky.; burial at Alley Cemetery, McCarr, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the funeral home.  www.hatfieldfc.com.

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