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Monday night obituary update

Dec. 03, 2012 @ 06:30 PM

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

DORIS ANN STEVENS ADKINS, 78, of Westwood, Ky., died Dec. 3 at her residence. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Steen Funeral Home - 13th Street Chapel, Ashland; burial to follow in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to the service Thursday. Friends may make contributions to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. Online condolences to www.steenfuneralhome.com.

MARVIN RICHARD BLAKE, 78, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Carmen, died Dec. 2 at his residence. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retiree of C&P Telephone Company (Verizon). A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville; burial to follow. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Online condolences to www.timeformemory.com/hall.

DEBRA BEAVERS BLANKENSHIP, 53, of Edgarton, W.Va., died Nov. 30 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Wednesday at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel, Matewan, W.Va; burial to follow at Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation at 6 p.m. Monday at Stopover Church of God, Stopover, Ky., and from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences to www.chambersfuneralservices.com.

EVELYN STEWART BRYANT, 94, of Deering, Ohio, died Dec. 2 at Sanctuary of the Ohio Valley in Ironton. She was a former head cook for Dawson-Bryant Deering Elementary. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Community Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Online condolences to www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

STEVE CARPENTER, 80, of Point Pleasant, died Dec. 1 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant; burial will be at the convenience of the family. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences to www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.

WILLIS ALLEN CAPERTON, 66, of Louisa, Ky., died Dec. 2 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

JOHN WESLEY CHAPMAN, 89, of Gallatin, Tenn., formerly of Huntington, died Dec. 1. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Henson Mortuary in Barboursville, followed immediately by the funeral service. Burial to follow at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the missionary work at Hartsville Pike Church of Christ in Gallatin, Tenn. Online condolences to www.hensonmortuary.com.

JOSEPH ALLEN CHILDERS, 77, of Huntington, husband of Georgia Childers, died Dec. 2 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was an electrician and U.S. Army veteran. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Chapman’s Mortuary; burial to follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary. Online condolences to www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

IVAN LEE FARLEY, 54, of Huntington, husband of Wendy Lilly Farley, died Dec. 1 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Blueridge Cemetery, Beckley, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Chapman’s Mortuary.

JAMES E. FERGUSON, 37, of Huntington, husband of Ellen Ferguson, died Dec. 3 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.; burial to follow at Green Valley Cemetery, Salt Rock, W.Va. Visitation one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

ROBERTA HALE FOUT, 58, of Coal Grove, Ohio, wife of Kenneth Fout, died Dec. 2 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial to follow at Locust Grove Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Phillips Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences to www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

KENNETH LEE GANNON, 54, of Goody, Ky., died Dec. 2 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home in Belfry, Ky.; burial to follow at Mt. View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the funeral home, with special services both nights at 7 p.m.

FRANK JOHN KEESEE, 86, of Huntington, husband of Carolyn Sue Nelson Keesee, died Dec. 2 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was retired from Tri-State Transit Authority and was a U.S. Army veteran. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Chapman’s Mortuary; burial to follow in Crook Cemetery, Huntington. Visitation two hours prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences to www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

LORETTA “SIS” MAYNARD LAYMAN, 73, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Dec. 2 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Huntington. Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville in charge of arrangements. Online condolences to www.timeformemory.com/hall.

SISTER MARY LYNCH of Huntington died Dec. 2 at St. Mary’s Convent Infirmary, Huntington. She was a member of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters and former director of the St. Mary’s School of Nursing. Funeral liturgy will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church; burial to follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation from 2 to 7 p.m. in the foyer outside the main hospital chapel at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Visitation will close with a wake service in the hospital chapel at 7 p.m. Reger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

WAVA ANN BARNETTE MAY, 63, of Hamlin, W.Va., wife of Thomas Jarold May, died Dec. 2 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Wednesday at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burial to follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Hurricane, W.Va. Visitation one prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

ERNEST PACK SR., 63, of Beech Creek, W.Va., died Dec. 2 in Princeton, W.Va. He was a disabled coal miner from Old Ben Coal Company and a U.S. Army veteran. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Beech Creek Free Pentecostal Church of God; burial to follow at Pack Cemetery, Devon, W.Va. Visitation after 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hatfield Funeral Chapel, Toler, Ky. Online condolences to www.hatfieldfc.com.

RUSSELL “DALE” PARKS, 81, of Moundsville, W.Va., husband of Belma Jean Mayo Parks, died Dec. 2 at Wheeling Hospital Medical Park. Masonic graveside services and interment will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday at The White Chapel at White Gardens Chapel in Barboursville. Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Third Street and Grant Avenue, Moundsville, WV 26041, or Osiris Child Transportation, P.O. Box 2048, Wheeling, WV 26003. Online condolences to www.grisellfuneralhomes.com.

PEGGY PERRY, 56, of Ferrellsburg, W.Va., died Dec. 3 at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete through Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Chapmanville, W.Va.

WILMA L. ROBERTSON, 84, of Huntington, died Nov. 30 at Lincoln Nursing and Rehab, Hamlin, W.Va. A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens; interment will follow. Visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary.

BETTY LOU SHELTON, 75, of Huntington, wife of Charles Shelton, died Dec. 3 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne; burial to follow at Community Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

CLARA SHUFF, 93, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Huntington, died in Detroit. Arrangements are incomplete at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington.

EASTER JEWELL THOMPSON, 76, of Blair, W.Va., died Dec. 2 at Logan Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va.; burial to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

RALPH WINGLER, 83, of Crawley Creek, Chapmanville, W.Va., husband of Mavis Wingler, died Dec. 2 at his residence. He was a retired coal mine foreman and U.S. Army veteran. Graveside services and burial with military rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation one hour prior to the service at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.

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