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Saturday night obituary update

Jun. 15, 2013 @ 05:57 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.

JOHN B. AKERS, 81, of Pikeville, Ky., husband of Anna Smith Hunt-Akers, died June 14 at home. He was a retired coal miner. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at Kidd Cemetery, Dana, Ky. Visitation all day Sunday at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

RONALD DOUGLAS ALLEN, 65, of Grethel, Ky., husband of Glenna Jean Akers Allen, died June 15 at the VA Medical Center, Huntington. Funeral service noon Monday at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Burial at Lee Allen Cemetery, Galveston, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

HELEN ALFREDA ARMSTRONG, 88, of Huntington, widow of Raymond Armstrong, died June 13 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary. Burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

HELEN BARKER, 77, of Ashland, widow of Clarence Ike Barker, died June 14 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was a retired dietitian for Elmwood Village. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Monday at Catlettsburg Cemetery. Visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Miller Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, Attn.: Gift Processing, P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

Lisle G. Brown, 69, of Huntington, died June 14 at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services 11 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Huntington. Burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Huntington. Visitation from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, and after 10 a.m. Friday at the church. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

Joey Leonard Conard, 60, of Huntington, died June 14 in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was a laborer for BASF. Funeral services noon Tuesday at Chapman's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, 3100 Staunton Road Huntington, WV 25702. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

CARL MAYO COOKE, 94, of Wurtland, Ky., husband of Ruth June Burgess Cookie, died June 13 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Russell, Ky. He was a retired laborer for C & O Railroad and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Monday at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Ky. Visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Wright’s Funeral Home, Greenup. www.wrightsfuneralhome.com.

Gerald D. Dalton Jr., 41, of Columbus, Ohio, died June 14 at Mount Carmel Health Center, Mount Carmel, Ohio. There are no services scheduled. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.


MELISSA ANN ENDICOTT, 50, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died June 11 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

DELBERT McKINLEY GIBSON, SR., 59, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Sherry L. Gibson, died June 14 in  St. Mary's Medical Center.  He formerly worked at Red Lobster. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Ridgelawn Memorial Park Abbey of Devotion, Huntington. Visitation 30 minutes before service. Arrangements by Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington.

CHARLES EVERETT GILLUM, 91, of Catlettsburg, Ky., widower of Annie Louise Allen Gillum, died June 13 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked as a coal handler for AK Steel Coke Plant. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg, Ky. Burial at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.

ALFRED REESE GRUBB, 90, of Morehead, Ky., formerly of Blackfork, Ohio, husband of Helen “Joan” Hunter, died June 14. He retired from the Solvay Coke Plant and the Lawrence County Auditor’s Office. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial at Bethel Cemetery, Oak Hill, Ohio. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.tracybrammerfh.com.

Johnny Lee Gue, 80, of Barboursville, died June 14 at the Huntington VA Medical Center. He was a retired crane operator for INCO with 35 years of service. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.  www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

VanBUREN HENDERSON, 92, of Huntington, W.Va., widower of Laura Treavel Mounts Henderson, died June 14 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was an executive chef. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

HARLEY ANTWON KANNIARD, 19, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died June 14. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Burial at Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

AUBREY V. “BUD” KINDER, 83, of Summit, Ky., husband of Doris Blankenship Kinder, died June 14 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He retired from the Blast Furnace at Armco Steel and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel. Entombment at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

Gladys Adkins Mays, 97, of East Lynn, died June 14 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial will follow at the Mays Cemetery at East Lynn. Visitation will be from noon until service time Monday at Morris Funeral Home.

Memorial service for T. J. MEADOWS will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Homestead Room, 401 Roosevelt Ave., Eleanor, WV, with speakers from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. More information or directions, call 304-410-1370.

GEORGE “JUNIOR” SALYERS JR., 61, of Ironton, son of George Salyers Sr. and the late Beatrice Salyers, died June 14. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial at Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

WILLIAM SPRY, 76, of Fort Gay, husband of Edith May McIntire Spry, died June 15 at home. He was a retired coal miner. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial at Queens Ridge Cemetery, Dunlow. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

ROSALIND STUBBLEFIELD, 61, of Huntington, died June 15. Arrangements are incomplete at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.

JASON DAVID VANHOOSE, 34, of Catlettsburg, Ky., son of David and Pamela Stevens VanHoose, died June 13 at Grandstrand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C. He worked for Harley Davidson and Michelin Tires at Myrtle Beach. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel. Burial at Edward Davis Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to Lifepoint Organ Donation, 164 Lott Ct., Suite B, West Columbia, SC 29169. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

THELMA A. WISINSKY, 93, of Barboursville, widow of Walter Wisinsky, died June 11 in Grand Rapids, Mich. She was a volunteer at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Henson & Kitchen Family Funeral Home, Barboursville. www.hensonmortuary.com.

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