Thursday 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 Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
KENNETH RALPH ADKINS, 56, of Homosassa Springs, Fla., died Feb. 18 at home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dunlow (W.Va.) Freewill Baptist Church; burial follows in Greasy Ridge Cemetery, Dunlow. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements by Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.
JOSEPH ALLAN BAUMGARDNER, 49, of Barboursville, father of Michael Baumgardner, died Feb. 25 in Troy, Ill. He was a truck driver. Private services. Arrangements at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville. www.hensonmortuary.com.
CARLA ANN BLEVINS, 52, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 27 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. She was a homemaker. Arrangements incomplete at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
ROGER DEAN BOYD, 59, of Lowmansville, Ky., husband of Teresa Church Boyd, died Feb. 27 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a brick mason. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Walnut Grove Freewill Baptist Church; burial follows in Hanners Cemetery, Lowmansville. Visitation from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky. www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com.
MARY ALICE CAUDILL, 87, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Goble Caudill, died Feb. 27 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.
MICHAEL WAYNE GRAHAM, 57, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 25 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntinton. He was a retired mining supply salesman. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Spirit of the Lord United Holy Church, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. Arrangements by Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.
JANALYN HALE, 67, formerly of Betsy Layne, Ky., wife of Larry Alan Hale, died Feb. 26 in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Michigan. She was a retired schoolteacher. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Hale Cemetery, Harold, Ky. Visitation from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
BETTY JO HARLESS, 80, of Lavalette, W.Va., widow of Wilford Harless, died Feb. 27 in St. Marys Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington; burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Wayne. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdayat the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.
BETTY JO HUNTER, 85, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 28 at home. Chapman's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
ESTELLA L. ICENHOWER, 79, of Gallipolis, Ohio, wife of Robert Icenhower, died Feb. 27 in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis. Memorial service and burial at a later time. There is no visitation. Arrangements by Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
ANNA MARIE LeGRAND, 52, formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 21 in Radcliff, Ky., where she was residing. Celebration of Life will be 6 p.m. Friday, Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.
JoANN FIZER MAYS, 77, of Hurricane, W.Va., wife of Raymond Keith Mays, died Feb. 27 in St., Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Private graveside service will be held. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.
JOHN DALLAS MURRAY, 61, of Huntington, W.Va., companion of Linda Carol Carter, died Feb. 26 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Memorial service will be 6 p.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, followed by a reception at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #16. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
GARNET NEWSOME, 80 of Olive Hill, Ky., died Feb. 26 in King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson; burial will follow at Carpenter Cemetery, Olive Hill. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
IDA LOUISE PEYTON, 85, of Ceredo, W.Va., died Feb. 28 at home. She was a retired seamstress for Maidenform. Arrangements are incomplete at Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home and Cremation Services. www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.
ROBERT SPRADLIN, 66, of Prestonburg, Ky., died Feb. 27 in King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky. He was a disabled welder for Dick’s Signs. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial in Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg. Visitation from 6 p.m. Friday until service time at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
IRIS HAZEL STACY, 70, of Huntington, W.Va., mother of Rhonda Spence and Randy Stacy, died Feb. 27 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was a produce merchandiser. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sunshine Free Will Baptist Church, 2111 James River Rd., Huntington. Visitation two hours before service. Chapman's Mortuary is assisting the family.