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Thursday night obituary update

Dec. 27, 2012 @ 05:49 PM

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

ANTHONY DWAIN COLLINS, 61, of Milton, W.Va., died Dec. 24. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial at Balls Gap Cemetery, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

DONNA J. SMITH FRYE, 58, of Barnwell, S.C., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., widow of David Frye, died Dec. 23 in Trinity Hospital in Augusta, Ga. She was formerly in real estate sales and a broker at Sea Gate Home Realty, Palm Coast, Fla.  Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, White Chapel Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Barboursville. Arrangements by Reger Funeral Home, Huntington.

PAUL JACK GAUZE, 77, of Gallipolis, Ohio, husband of Noreda Lackey Gauze, died Dec. 26 in Holzer Senior Care Center. He was a retired medical technologist from Oak Hill Hospital and Holzer Medical Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; entombment will follow in Chapel of Hope Mausoleum, Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, Gallipolis. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

FRANK HENSLEY, 85, of Chapmanville, W.Va., widower of Garnet Workman Hensley, died Dec. 26 at home. He was a miner and truck driver, working for Island Creek and Southern Ohio coal companies. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville; burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service.

THOMASINE ADKINS JOHNSON, 88, formerly of Kenova, W.Va., widow of George B. Johnson, died Dec. 25, 2012 in Rocky Mount, N.C., where she was residing. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Kenova United Methodist Church; burial at Riggs Cemetery, Prichard. Visitation two hours before service. Arrangements by Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova.

LaVONNE LAFFERTY, 75, of Prestonsburg, Ky., wife of Freddie Lafferty, died Dec. 26 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home; burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation begins 6 p.m. Friday, continuing until service time at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

HENRY E. LAMBERT, 97, of Huntington, formerly of Lavalette, husband of Betty Cromwell Lambert, died Dec. 24 in The Woodlands Retirement Community. He retired from INCO Alloys, a member of Florence Memorial Methodist Church, member of the Memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, www.hensonmortuary.com.  

ANNA RUTH MARCUM, 85, of Dunlow, W.Va., died Dec. 27 in J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa, Ky. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Sunday, Fairmount United Baptist Church, Dunlow; burial follows at McClellan-Crum Cemetery, Dunlow. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.

LOIS SHEETS MEEK, 74, formerly of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Dec. 22 in Halifax Health Hospice House, Port Orange, Fla. By her wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral & Cremation Service, Port Orange, Fla. www.HeritageDaytona.com.

BETTY JO MURPHY, 82, of North Matewan, W.Va., died Dec. 26 in Cornerstone Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Chambers Funeral Services Chapel, Matewan, W.Va.; burial at Ellison Hatfield Cemetery, Newtown, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. www.chambersfuneralservices.com

MARY ANITA PERRY, 69, formerly of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Dec. 24 at home in Estacada, Ore. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Reynolds Cemetery, Addison, Ohio. Estacada Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

GARNET ST.CLAIRE ROBINSON, 81, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Homer S. Robinson, died Dec. 20. She retired from Cabell Huntington Hospital. Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. Visitation two hours before service. Donations may be made to St. Labre Indian School, 1000 Tongue River Rd. Ashland, MT 59003, www.klingelcarpenter.com.

JOHN MILTON SAMMONS, 64, of Huntington, W.Va., died Dec. 24 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a retired supervisor for the West Virginia State Road Department. Celebration of Life will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Reger Funeral Home, Huntington.

DORIS ELIZABETH SCOTT, 90, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Dec. 26 in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery, Flatrock, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service.

INAFAY WILSON, 74, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Dec. 23 in The Cleveland Clinic. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Freedom Freewill Baptist Church, Kiahsville, W.Va.; burial at Pack Cemetery, Kiahsville. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.