Monday evening obituary update
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 Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
DAVID W. ALFORD, 66, of Ona, W.Va., husband of Bonnie Irwin Alford, died Feb. 7 at the Hospice House of Citrus County, Lecanto, Fla. He retired from BASF. A celebration of life will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at Calvary Baptist Church, 3653 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, W.Va.
JIMMY RAY BROCK, 65, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 9 in St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a former coal miner. Graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, Highland Cemetery Annex, Huntington. Chapman's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
GEORGIA MARIE FARRIS, 89, of Huntington, died Feb. 9 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
IRA FARRIS, 76, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Feb. 7 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
ERNEST HALL, JR., 64, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Clorinda Rood Hall, died Feb. 10 at home. He was a funeral director. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.
SHARON KAYE HALL, 65, of Wayland, Ky., wife of Donnie Hall, died Feb. 11 in St. Joseph Hospital, Martin, Ky. She was a Registered Nurse at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial in Homer Hall Family Cemetery, Topmost, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
ROBERT L. HUFF, JR., 58 of Barboursville, W.Va., widower of Pamela Huff, died Feb. 10 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. There will be no services and no visitation. Donations may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. www.hensonmortuary.com.
CLAUDIA KAY HUSTON, 67, formerly of Ashland, Ky., widow of P.R. Huston, died Jan. 31 in Chicago, Ill., where she was residing. She had been a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Miller Funeral Home, Ashland; burial in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation one our before service.
MARY LOU LYON, 53, of Ashland, died Feb. 10 at home. She was an X Ray Tech/Administrative Assistant with Take Care Health Systems at AK Steel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel, Ashland; burial will follow in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. www.steenfuneralhome.com
AUSTIN OSBORNE MOORE, 84, of Lesage, W.Va., died Feb. 10. He retired from Highlawn Auto and TV Service. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Union Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.
DOUGLAS M. PERKINS, 73, of Red Jacket, W.Va., died Feb. 8 in Williamson (W.Va.) Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, North Matewan (W.Va.) First Assembly of God; burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, W.Va. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements by Chambers Funeral Services, Matewan, W.Va. www.chambersfuneralservices.com.
GERALDINE E. PIGMAN, 95, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Feb. 10 in River's Bend Health Center, South Point, Ohio. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Hospice of Huntington. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
JEFFREY ALAN QUEEN, 45, of Wayne, husband of Tina Denise Perry Queen, died Feb. 10 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was co-owner of Queen’s Machine Shop, Wayne. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial at Community Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
JOSEPHINE SCHULTZ, 89, of Roanoke, Va., died Feb. 9. A graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Simpson Funeral Home. www.simpsonfuneral.com.
GARRY RAY SMITH, 71, of Milton, died Feb. 10. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Burial at Templeton Cemetery, Milton. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.