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Monday night obituary update

Dec. 31, 2012 @ 05:59 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.

MICHAEL DALE ADKINS, SR., 59, of Raceland, Ky., husband of Ruth Lunsford Adkins, died Dec. 31 at home. He retired from AK Steel and was safety director at McSweeney’s in South Point, Ohio. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Evans Funeral Home, Raceland; burial at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Ky. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

JOHN E. BLEDSOE, SR., 58 of Milton, W.Va., husband of Deborah Bledsoe, died Dec. 30 in Glendale, W.Va. He was a Cabell County school bus driver. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, W.Va.; burial will be in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.  

OLEN PYLES BOOTON, 98, of Wayne, W.Va., died Dec. 30 in Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation. Reger Funeral Home, Huntington, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements

AUBREY WAYNE BRYANT, 64, of Kenova, W.Va., died Dec. 29 in Huntington Health and Rehab. There are no services scheduled. Arrangements by Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home.

MARY SCHIFF CANTOR, 102, of Oak Park, Mich., formerly of Huntington, widow of Jerome Cantor, died Dec. 29 in Michigan. Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, B'nai Sholom Congregation; burail follows in the B'nai Israel Section of Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation at the Synagogue with the family follows burial. Arrangements by Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. Contributions may be made to the organization of your choice. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

OPAL FERRELL CASSIDY, 94, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Ernest Maxwell Cassidy, died Dec. 31 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Klingel Carpenter Mortuary, Huntington.
 
CHARLES DEAN, 85, of Ironton, Ohio, died Dec. 31 in Jo-Lin Health Center, Ironton. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

MARY ANN ELLIS, 71, of Chesapeake, Ohio died Dec. 30 at home. He was a manager for McDonald’s of Proctorville. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Wednesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville. Visitation two hours before service. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

TINA SUE GAMBLE, 39, of Printer, Ky., daughter of Donald Clauson, died Dec. 30 at home. Funeral service will be noon Wednesday, Old Beaver Old Regular Baptist Church, Minnie, Ky.; burial in the family cemetery, Printer. Visitation all day Tuesday at the church. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home; www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

ELOISE HALL, 87, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Dec. 30 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial at Montgomery (W.Va.) Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. www.dealfh.com.

HALMER HARRIS, 80, of Bevinsville, Ky., husband of Gracie Johnson Harris, died Dec. 30 at home. He was a coal miner. Visitation continues through Wednesday at Little Rock Old Regular Baptist Church. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

FLOSSIE ANN JAMES, 79, of Louisa, Ky., died Dec. 27 in Three Rivers Medical Center. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Webbville Cemetery. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday,Young Funeral Home, Louisa.

DONNA LOU FORTUNE KELLEY, 79, of Ironton, Ohio, widow of Carl Emerson Kelley, died Dec. 30 in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital She was a clerk for A&P, Kroger, and Schaffer Grocery Store. Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m., Friday, Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

DOUGLAS LINDSEY, 46, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Dec. 31 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

KELSEY A. MEADOWS, 87, of Milton, W.Va., died Dec. 29 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, W.Va. Burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

CLARENCE MICHAEL MARKIN, 57, of Ironton, Ohio, brother of Danny and Ronald McKnight, both of Ironton, died Dec. 28 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Private services. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

FINETTA MULLINS, 89, of Paintsville, Ky., widow of Basil Mullins, died Dec. 31. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel; burial at Milt Williams Cemetery, Red Bush. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be mad eto the Bobby Mullins Scholarship Fund or to First United Methodist Church through the funeral home.

JAMES NIECE, 81, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Dec. 31 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

BESSIE DAVIS OSBURN, 95, of Lavalette, W.Va., widow of Irvin Osburn, died Dec. 30 in Grayson Assisted Living. She worked at Huntington Manufacturing Company. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial will follow at Mays Cemetery, Lavalette. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington.

LINDA ROSE PRICE, 59, of Thelma, Ky., wife of Jerry Price, died Dec. 30 at home. She was a waitress at Cracker Barrel. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville, Ky.; burial at Lakeview Memorial Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

ANDREW RINER, 89, of Huntington, W.Va., died Dec. 30 in Emogene Dolin Hospice House. Memorial service will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home. Visitation 30 minutes before service. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.

OTHO WOLFE, 84, of Gallipolis, Ohio died Dec. 29 at home. Arrangement incomplete at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis.

ROBERT KENNETH SIMPSON, 86, of Louisa, Ky., died Dec. 30 in Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Louisa. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Young Funeral Home, Louisa.

GOLDIE ETHEL SMITH, 79, of Branchland, W.Va., died Dec. 31. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.; burial follows in Franklin Cemetery, Branchland. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

BILL SOVINE, 51, of Hurricane, W.Va., husband of Robin Sovine, died Dec. 31 in CAMC Teays Valley. He wad worked at United American Inns, Glockner Oil, C&O Motors, RH Peters, Putnam Aging and Holiday Inn Express. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane; burial at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane. Visitation one hour before service. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

EWELL EUGENE STAMPER, 61 of Pedro, Ohio, husband of Sharon Kay Koster Stamper, died Dec. 30 in King's Daughters Medical Center. He worked for AK Steel. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence Furnace Cemetery. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

JACK SWAN, 93, of Frederick, Md., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., widower of Louise Smith Swan, died Dec. 29 in Homewood at Crumland Farms. Visitation from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossomtown Pike, Frederick; funeral service will begin at 6 p.m. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington, W.Va. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Western MD Chapter, 108 Byte Dr., Suite 103, Frederick, MD 21702. www.staufferfuneralhome.com.

THURMAN LEE TACKETT, 63, of Beaver, Ky., husband of Bertha Lou Tucker Tackett, died Dec. 30 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, Teaberry, Ky. Visitation after 5 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.

ELSIE “SUSIE” VERNA WOOD, 91, of Burlington, Ohio, widow of Phillips Lyles and James Wood, died Dec. 28 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.slackandwallace.com.
 

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