Thursday night obituary update
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
JUNE SPENCE BENEDICT of Ravenswood, W.Va., died May 23. Arrangements incomplete at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.
GARNET BORDERS, 80, of Orrville, Ohio, formerly of Ceredo, W.Va., died May 22 in Brenn-Field Nursing Home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Gillman Funeral Home, Rittman, Ohio; burial in Rittman Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service. www.gillmanfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
JOHN LEROY CALDWELL of Ona, W.Va., died May 21. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Beulah Ann Missionary Baptist Church; burial in Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the chruch. Arrangements by Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Contributions may be made to Cabell Midland FFA Dept., #1 Knight Way, Ona, WV, 25545.
ASA E. CARSON, 71, of Huntington, W.Va., died May 21 in the VA Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted noon Friday, Ridgelawn Memorial Park's Abbey of Devotion. Burial will follow. Visitation at the cemetery after 11 a.m. Friday. Chapman's Mortuary Huntington is assisting the family.
WANDA JEAN PINKERMAN CLAY CHILDERS, 82, of South Point, Ohio died May 22 in Sunset Nursing Center in Coal Grove, Ohio. She was a pharmacy assistant for CVS Pharmacy.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; entombment will follow in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Flatwoods, Ky. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Josephine Cregut, 82, of Huntington, W.Va., died May 22 at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. She retired from Foodland. Funeral service will be noon Saturday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation one hour before service. Donations may be made to The American Cancer Society.
OSCAR R. MICHAEL, SR., 87, of Prichard, W.Va., died May 21 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Smith Memorial United Methodist Church; burial will follow at Davis Cemetery, Prichard. Visitation two hours before service. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family.
ETHEL BARKER NELSON, 85, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Jesse Nelson, died May 21 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. She was a caregiver for Wayne County Community Services. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial follows in Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. Visitation one hour before service.
OLLIE RAYMOND NUNNERY, 92, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died May 22 in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Chapel, Princeton, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant and one hour before service in Princeton at the cemetery chapel.
DON OSBORNE, 80, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died April 14, 2013. There will be a gravesite memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, W.Va.
VIOLET PARSONS, 81, of Gallipolis, Ohio, widow of Franklin Parsons, died May 22 in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va. She retired from maintenance services at the Gallia County Courthouse. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial in Centenary Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
ANTHONY WAYNE SMITH, 53, of Danville, W.Va., husband of Melody Kay Altizer Smith, died May 22 at home. He was a disabled mechanic. At his request no services are to be conducted. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.
HAROLD DENNIS SPURLOCK, 84, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Georgia Spurlock, died May 19 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, W.Va. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial in Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service.
AUDREY STEVENSON, 62, of Hamlin, W.Va., wife of Sidney Stevenson, died May 22 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin; burial in Lincoln Memorial Park, Hamlin. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made towards funeral expenses.