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Friday evening obituary update

Jan. 04, 2013 @ 04:35 PM

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 6:30 p.m. for more updated information on area deaths, and read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

DIANA SUE ADKINS, 57, of Branchland, W.Va., died Jan. 4. Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Monday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Visitation one hour before service.

EDGAR WILLIS BRADLEY, 69, of Louisa, Ky., died Jan 3 in Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Meades Branch FWB Church, Louisa; burial at Bryant Cemetery, Charley, Ky. Visitation after 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa.

HOWARD O. BROWN, 46, of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 4 at home. There are no services scheduled. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

JUNE DAVIS, 68, of Huntington, W.Va., died Dec. 31, 2012. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Central Freewill Baptist Church, Huntington. Visitation two hours before service. Arrangements by Klingel Carpenter Mortuary, Huntington. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

THOMAWS GESWEIN, 82, of Ironton, Ohio, died Jan. 3 in JoLin Health Care Center, Ironton. Arrangements incomplete at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton.

AL HESS, 88, of Huntington, W.Va., widower of Lois Hess, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He worked for the former W.T. Grant Company. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Jan. 12 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 721 12th Ave., Huntington. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Huntington, 1101 6th Ave., Huntington, WV 25701. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

GENE WEBSTER KESSINGER, 74, of Genoa, W.Va., widower of Pearl Patricia Nailard Kessinger, died Jan. 2 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Graveside service will be held at a later time at Crabtree Cemetery, Genoa. Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

GENE KITCHEN, 80, of Grayson, Ky., widower of Betty Kitchen, died Jan. 3 in the VA Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson; burial at East Carter Memory Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. www.sparksfh.com.

JAMES R. McDOWELL, 72, of Grayson, Ky., husband of Ottie McDowell, died Jan. 3 in Ashland (Ky.) Community Hospice Care Center. He was a farmer. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson; burial at Ison Cemetery. Visitation after 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.sparksfh.com.

LARRY H. McSWEENEY, 83, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Maria McSweeney, died Jan. 3 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was president of McSweeney’s Inc. No services are scheduled. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

JUDY KAY MORRIS, 64, of Milton, W.Va., died Jan. 3. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial will follow in Templeton Cemetery, Milton. Visitation one hour before service.

WARREN RITCHIE, 80, of Fisty, Ky., died Jan. 3 in Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center, Hazard, Ky. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Ky.; burial at Fisty Cemetery. Visitation continues until service time at the funeral home.

ASSAF SALIBA, 94, of Huntington, W.Va., widower of Fraezza Saliba, died Jan. 3 at Heartland of Riverview, South Point, Ohio. Reger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete. www.regerfh.com.   

JANET MAY SNYDER, 67, of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Jimmie Snyder, died Jan. 3 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

BETTY LEE STAFFORD, 82, of Wayne, W.Va., died Jan. 3. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, Wayne; burial will follow at Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Wayne.

ROBERT WEBB, 78, of Ironton died Jan. 3 in  St. Marys Medical Center Ironton Campus. Arrangements by Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton.

XZAIVER T WAYNE WITHAM, 14, of Fallsburg, Ky., son of Michael Paul and Freedom Williamson of Fallsburg, died Jan. 3. He was a student at Fallsburg K8. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Fallsburg Tabernacle Church; burial at Williamson Family Cemetery. Visitation continues until service time at the church. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.
 

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