Thursday night obituaries
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.
DELORIS L. CHILDERS, 81, of Barboursville, W.Va., died Aug. 15. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville; burial will be in Enon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church. www.timeformemory.com/wallace. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
DARLENIA GAY COLLINS, 55, of Chapmanville, W.Va., daughter of Freeman and Ulla Smith of Chapmanville, died Aug. 14 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville; burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
THOMAS MICHAEL EPPERLY, 40, of Huntington, W.Va., son of Thomas H. Epperly and Priscilla Sundquist, died Aug. 12 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a concrete finisher. Funeral services will be conducted noon Saturday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
JOHNETTA BEA FRANCIS, 49, of Huntington, W.Va., mother of Merica Jessica Tanner, died Aug. 13 in Huntington. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday, Celebration Church, 610 W 19th St., Huntington. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, is assisting the family.
GARRY EUGENE HEMPHILL, 42, of Wayne, died Aug. 6. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. The family is welcoming friends and family to speak during the funeral. Burial will follow at Cox Cemetery, Genoa. Visitation one hour before service.
DELORIS D. LAFFERTY, 68, of Prestonsburg, Ky., widow of Kenneth Lafferty, died Aug. 15 in Highlands Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Goble Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky. Visitation two hours before service. www. nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
BRITTANY MICHELLE MARCUM, 23, of Stepptown, W.Va., died Aug. 15 at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Walnut Grove Church of Christ; burial will follow in Anderson Cemetery, Crum, W.Va. Visitation after 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the church. Arrangements by Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.
ROBERT LEWIS RIGGS, 65, formerly of Huntington, brother of Starley Riggs, died July 25, in Bradenton, Fla., where he was residing. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, White Chapel Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Barboursville. Visitation one hour before service. Arrangements by Chapman's Mortuary, www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
BRETT RYAN STOLLINGS, 42, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died Aug. 12 at St. Mary, W.Va.He worked for Elite Pit Removal. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville; burial at Whitt Cemetery, Upper Crawley, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions can be made to Freeman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 4306, Chapmanville, WV 25508.
NORMAN L. TOUT, 71, of Worthington, Ohio, formerly of Proctorville, Ohio, died Aug. 15, 2012. He retired from Ronk's Uniform. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, 6699 N High St., Worthington; entombment at Kingwood Memorial Park. Visitation two hours before service. Contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1550 Old Henderson Rd., St N-160, Columbus, OH 43220. www.schoedinger.com.
RAYMOND THOMAS WISEMAN, 69, of Huntington, W.Va., died Aug. 15 at home. He was owner of A&J Trophy. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary; burial at Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.klingelcarpenter.com.
ROSA LEEN WOHLFORD 76, of Lexington, Ky., widow of Dick Wohlford, died Aug. 13 in Central Baptist Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation two hours before service. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.