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Wednesday night obituary update

Jun. 03, 2009 @ 05:36 PM

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

TAMMY LEE ARMSTRONG, 51, of Huntington, W.Va., died Tuesday at home. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.

VALENTINA DER’EON BRIERS of Huntington, W.Va., daughter of Courtney L. Briers, died May 31 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Private graveside service at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, at a later time. Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.

JANET MATTHEWS CLARK, 60, of Flatwoods, Ky., wife of John A. Clark, died Tuesday at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, Catlettsburg (Ky.) Presbyterian Church; burial at Ashland (Ky.) Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg.

JOHN COLLINS, 87, formerly of Floyd County, Kentucky, widower of Vera Collins, died May 31 in Florida, where he was residing. He was a security guard for the state of Florida. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell, Ky. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. www.hallfuneralservice.com.

JOEL TRISTAN CULVER, infant son of Adam and Jessi Culver of Huntington, W.Va., died May 28. Memorial service from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington. www.beardmortuary.com.

ROSEMARY DYER, 82, of Ashland, Ky., widow of Drexel O. Dyer, died Tuesday in King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, Lazear Funeral Home Chapel, Ashland; burial at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland. Visitation two hours before service Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Heritage Freewill Baptist Church building fund.

MARY HUTCHISON GEORGE, 89, of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Claude George, died Monday. She was a dietitian at the VA Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Community of Grace/Highlawn United Methodist Church, Huntington. Donations may be made to the Hospice of Huntington. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

MARY GAINES CARTINHOUR HEARNE, 99, formerly of Ashland, Ky., widow of John C. Hearne, died Tuesday in the Forum at Brookside in Louisville, Ky., where she was residing. She was a homemaker. Graveside service 11 a.m. Sunday, Catlettsburg (Ky.) Cemetery. There is no visitation. Contributions may be made to Hosparus of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr., Louisville, KY 40205, Friends of the Children, 328 19th St., Ashland, KY 41101 or First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1930 Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements. www.steenfuneralhomes.com.

AMY ALMIRA HENRY, 31, of Apple Grove, W.Va., died Tuesday in Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial at  Zion Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry. Visitation two hours before service Saturday at the funeral home.

RUBY KIRTNER, 84, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of "Bob" Kirtner, died Wednesday at St. Mary's Medical Center. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of funeral arrangements, which are incomplete.    

ROBERT H. LOWERY, 77, of Alum Creek, W.Va., husband of Patsy Lowery, died Monday. He retired from Union Carbide Tech Center. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek; burial at Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Kennawa Dr., Charleston, WV 25311.

ELIZABETH R. MARCUM, 18, of South Point, Ohio, daughter of David Sr. and Richele Marcum of South Point, died Tuesday in King’s Daughters Medical Center. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday, Apostolic Life Cathedral, Huntington, W.Va.; burial at Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation one hour before service Friday at the church. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements.

JONI B. MARCUM, 46, of Fort Gay, W.Va., died Wednesday in Huntington Hospice House. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

PENNY A. MARKHAM, 53, of Huntington, W.Va., died Saturday at St. Mary's Medical Center. Memorial service 4 p.m. Friday, Full Gospel Assembly, 1673 9th Ave., Huntington.  Reger Funeral Home, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements. 

PAUL W. MILLER, 80, of Ashland, Ky., husband of Shay Barrett Miller, died Tuesday in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. He retired from the United States Air Force and from Armco Steel. Memorial service 1 p.m. Friday, Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel, Ashland. www.steenfuneralhomes.com.

JAMES EDWARD MULLINS, 77, of Grayson, Ky., died Tuesday at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson; burial at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.sparksfh.com.

MISS ALYCE LEE THOMAS, 88, of Flatwoods, Ky., formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Tuesday in Trinity Station Retirement Community, Flatwoods. She retired as a bookkeeper from Rose Exterminating. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. June 10, Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, W.Va. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington is in charge of arrangements.

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