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Wednesday night obituary update

Feb. 13, 2013 @ 05:31 PM

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

 ABIGAIL BERGA, 100, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Feb. 13 at Holzer Senior Care Center. There will be no visitation. Burial and service will be at the convenience of the family. Deal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.dealfh.com.

RONALD DALE BIAS, 62, of Branchland, W.Va., died Feb. 10. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Four Mile Church of Jesus Christ; burial in Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne, W.Va. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, W.Va.

RICHARD H. BLAKE, 74, of Huntington, husband of Sara Blake, died Feb. 13 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He retired from Kroger Store. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville. Entombment at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.hensonmortuary.com.

JEANETTE L. LESTER BROCE, 79, of Barboursville, wife of Frank Broce, died Feb. 11 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

WILLIAM L. BUSBY, 82, of Ashland, died Feb. 11 at Community Hospice Care Center. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired as building superintendent with Star Pass Vacation Resort, Tucson, Ariz. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. Lazear Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

DELANA ROSE FRANKLIN CONLEY, 80, of Henlawson, W.Va., widow of Joe Conley, died Feb. 12 at Logan Regional Medical Center. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va. Burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

JANET D. COOPER, 77, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 11 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. Arrangements by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.

JOSEPH ZANDER CURICO, 67, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widower of Norma Curico, died Feb. 8 at Holzer Medical Center of Jackson, Ohio. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

RUBY A. DESKINS, 82, of Ivel, Ky., widow of William Arthur Deskins, died Feb. 13 at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday at the funeral home.

DARREN KEITH ELSWICK, 47, of South Point, Ohio, husband of Eloise “Sage” Dameron Elswick, died Feb. 10 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Ironton campus. He was a former salesman for Global Tire Company. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial at Hecla Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

ERNEST “ERNIE” B. HALL, JR., 64, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Clorinda Rood Hall, died Feb. 10 at home. He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer with Hall Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

CHARLENE HAYNIE, 66, of Huntington, died Feb. 13 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Arrangements are incomplete at Reger Funeral Home.

CARRIE FRANCIS KIRK, 54, of Burnaugh, Ky., died Feb. 12. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky. Burial at Kirk Cemetery, Burnaugh. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com.

JEANETTE ELLEN PERRY LAWRENCE, 79, formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 10 in Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, Crystal River, Fla. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Lewis Memorial Baptist Church; burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Garden, Huntington. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, W.Va. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

JACKIE DALE MEADOWS, 66, formerly of Logan, W.Va., husband of Mary Meadows, died Feb. 12 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked in the coal mines. Local graveside service 2 p.m. Friday at Highland Cemetery, Godby, W.Va. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

Bryan Keith Milum, 48, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 12, 2013, at Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, W.Va. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Kenova United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Richards officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. www.rollinsfh.com.

Dr. JAMES E. NEWMAN, formerly of Huntington, died Feb. 5 in Crystal River, Fla. His funeral service will be held at a later date. www.wilderfuneral.com.

DELENE CASE ROBERTS, 45, of Banner, Ky., wife of Hilton Eugene Roberts Jr., died Feb. 12 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 11 a.m. Sunday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at Kidd Family Cemetery, Honaker, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday at the funeral home.

VICKI LEIGH SALYERS, 55, of Dwale, Ky., son of Betty Jo Salyers and the late Paul Salyers, died Feb. 11 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

EMILY SANDERS, 81, of Branchland, W.Va., widow of Herbert Sanders, died Feb. 12 at home. Funeral service noon Saturday at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va. Burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

ROGER D. SCHWAB, 62, of Greenup, Ky., died Feb. 13 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Bailey Family Funeral Home.

CHRISTOPHER SHAWN “TOPHER” SEELINGER, 21, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 11, 2013. He was employed by Amazon as a Kindle Tech., at Huntington. Funeral service will be held at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Ansted, W.Va., at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow at the McKinney Memorial Cemetery, Gaymont Mountain. Family and friends may gather with the family on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.

Dale Travis Smith, 74, of Ranger, W.Va., died Feb. 12 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington. Services will be conducted 8 p.m. Friday at the Ranger Church of Christ. Friends may call Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ranger Church of Christ. At his request, his ashes will be divided and interred in his three favorite locations. Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville, W.Va., are serving the Smith family in handling and conducting Mr. Smith's services.

VENA RUBY DAY SULLIVAN, 99, of Barboursville, widow of Harold W. Sullivan, died Feb. 13 at Wyngate Assisted Living Center, Barboursville. She was a retired LPN for Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville. Burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.hensonmortuary.com.

PAUL THOMPSON, 68, of Ashland, widower of Mary Lou William Thompson, died Feb. 11. He was a civilian radio repair technician for Kentucky State Police. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel. Burial at Thompson-Wells Cemetery, Rush, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

MARY KATHRYN TRAVIS, 62, of Huntington, died Feb. 13 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday at New Life Church, Huntington. Reger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GARNET LOUISE TACKETT WRIGHT, 77, of Ashland, widow of Charles E. Wright Sr., died Feb. 12 at Community Hospice Care Center. She and her husband owned Town and Country Furniture and Wrights Furniture. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at Meade Station Church of God. Burial at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel. Donations may be made to Meade Station Church of God, 1315 Marsh Hill Drive, Ashland, KY 41102 or Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

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