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Saturday night obituary update

Dec. 01, 2012 @ 03:49 PM

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

James "Jim" Edgar Adkins, 75, of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday. Graveside services will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

HELEN L. BARDALL, 93, formerly of Huntington, widow of George Bardall, died Nov. 30 in Logan Elm Health Care, Circleville, Ohio. She was a retired Cabell County schoolteacher. Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Arrangements by Klingel Carpenter Mortuary, Huntington. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

MARJI BLACKBURN, 63, of Pinsonfork, Ky., died Dec. 1 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky. Burial at Rutherford Cemetery, Huddy, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

RONNIE BLEVINS, 62, of McDowell, Ky., husband of Mildred Gayheart Blevins, died Nov. 30. He was a disabled coal miner. Funeral service noon Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at Blevins Family Cemetery, McDowell, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and all day Monday.

HENRY CLAY BOWLING JR., 60, of Huntington, died Nov. 29 at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Burial at Highland Cemetery Annex, Huntington. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

MARY T. CLATWORTHY BRUMFIELD, 50, of Huntington, widow of John Brumfield, died Nov. 30 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Harveytown Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

ROGER DALE BRYANT, 60, of Garrett Fork, Chapmanville, W.Va., son of Mary Rose Marcum and the late Donald Troy Bryant, died Nov. 30 at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, W.Va. He was formerly of a coal truck driver for Marcum Trucking. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va. Burial at Bryant Cemetery, Garrett Fork, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

ALMA CASTLE, 90, of Hueysville, Ky., widow of Tobe Castle, died Nov. 30 at Prestonsburg Healthcare. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at Hughes-Castle Cemetery, Hueysville. Visitation after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

DANIEL C. CHAPMAN, 72, of Hurricane, husband of Dreema Dudding Hodges Chapman, died Nov. 28 at Gulfside Hospice House, Zephyrhills, Fla. He retired from General Motors, Illinois, and was a Navy veteran. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane. Burial at Valley View Memorial Park. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.

Sharon Renee Clagg, 60, of Milton, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at her home. Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. Mark Hesson officiating. Burial will follow in Bias Chapel Cemetery, Milton. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton.

Alphon Elizabeth Godwin Conner of Barboursville, died Nov. 30 at St. Mary's Medical Center.  Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday at First United Methodist Church, Barboursville. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Barboursville. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane.

FRED CLIFFORD CURRY, 86, of Huntington died Nov. 29 in Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, White Chapel Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation at the mausoleum 30 minutes before service. www.beardmortuary.com. Beard Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Shirley Jean Ellis, 58, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Nov. 29 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, W.Va. A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Community Church, Proctorville, Ohio. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements.

RUTH ANN GRIFFITH, 76, of Catlettsburg, Ky., formerly of Ironton, Ohio, widow of Charles Griffith, died Nov. 29 at Community Hospice, Ashland. She was an office manager at Henthorn’s Cleaners and Launderers for 25 years. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial at Woodland Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.tracybrammerfh.com.

MICHAELA GRACE LEAKE, infant daughter of Raymond and Hattie Leake, died Nov. 28. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Monday at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. Procession will leave the funeral home at 10:45 a.m.

PHILIP MAX MEADE, 71, of Huntington, husband of Carol Scarberry Meade, died Dec. 1 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a former employee of Adel Fasteners and Ruberlite. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary. Burial at Woodmere Memorial park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

Albert Millard Milbeck, 77, of Louisa, Ky., died Nov. 19. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from the Department of the Navy, Civilian Division. Memorial services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the residence of his sister-in-law, Sue Griffith. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington is assisting the family.

CLINTON L. MURPHY SR., 82, of Gallipolis, Ohio, formerly of Huntington, husband of Marion Davis Murphy, died Dec. 1 at home. He retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a licensed electrician. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Willis Funeral Home. Burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

Dorcas Marie Bailey Owens, 88, of Lavalette, W.Va., died Nov. 29 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, where she worked for 35 years as the executive secretary of administration before retiring. Graveside services will be held Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, is assisting the family.

Elder Arlie Ray Queen, 79, of Huntington, died Nov. 29 at Heritage Center in Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Webb Cemetery, Ranger, W.Va. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.

LOLITA OWENS RITCHIE, 72, of Clear Creek, Ky., wife of Talmage Ritchie, died Nov. 30 at Hazard ARH. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Summertown Old Regular Baptist Church, Lotts Creek, Ky. Burial at Ritchie Cemetery, Clear Creek. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the church. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Shelia Lynn Sargent, 74, of Milton, died Nov. 30. Friends may visit with the family from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Wallace Funeral Home in Milton, W.Va. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Care.

Lloyd Walton Smith, 86, of Gallipolis, Ohio, formerly of Huntington, died Nov. 28 at Arbors At Gallipolis. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Huntington.There will be no visitation. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, in charge of arrangements.

MARGARET LEA SMITH, 78, of Moundsville, W.Va., formerly of Matewan, W.Va., died Nov. 29 at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel, Matewan. Burial at Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.chambersfuneralservices.com.

ROSCOE WHITE, 51, of Rawl, W.Va., died Nov. 30 at home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.

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