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Wednesday evening obituary update

Dec. 26, 2012 @ 04:35 PM

 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 Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

JACKIE RAY ADKINS, 68, of Milton, W.Va., died Dec. 23. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Memorial Park Mausoleum, Milton. Arrangements by Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, W.Va. Memorials may be made to Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, W.Va.

VERNON EDWARD BING, 47, of Gallipolis, Ohio, husband of Shelly Rahe Wilson Bing, died Dec. 24 at home. He was owner of VSL Painting and Construction and VSL Signs. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Addison Reynolds Cemetery. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

CHARLENE GRUBBS BLANKENSHIP, 71, formerly of Milton, W.Va., mother of Denise Sharif of Dublin, Ohio, died Dec. 22 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. She was a retired mortgage underwriter. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, W.Va.; burial will follow in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.

JACKIE BOLEN, 76, of Hindman, Ky., died Dec. 25 in Hazard (Ky.) Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman; burial at Bolen Cemetery, Rock Fork, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

WILLA DEAN BURCHAM, 79, of Proctorville, Ohio died Dec. 23 at home. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial will follow in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation one hour before service. Memorials may be made to  Hospice of Huntington. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

DORIS CHAPMAN, 75, of Huntington, W.Va., mother of Kathy Hiraga and Ginny Ferguson, died Dec. 22 in  Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was a salesperson with Love Furniture. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Steele Memorial United Methodist Church, Barboursville. Donations may be sent to Steele Memorial UMC Building Fund. Chapman's Mortuary Huntington is assisting the family.

ANTHONY DWAIN COLLINS, 61, of Milton, W.Va., died Dec. 24. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial at Balls Gap Cemetery, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

ROGER DAVID DILLON, 60, of Louisa, Ky., died Dec. 24 at home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

MICHAEL DWAYNE DOTSON, 26, of Williamson, W.Va., son of Benny Dotson of Matewan, W.Va., and Shelva Dotson of Williamson. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Faith Mission Church, McCarr, Ky.; burial at Crabtree Cemetery, Dunlow, W.Va. Visitation after 5 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Hatfield Funeral Chapel, Toler, Ky. www.hatfieldfc.com.

JUANITA G. FINK, 93, formerly of Huntington, W.Va., widow of James H. Fink, died dDec. 20 in Admiral Foster Care, Proctorville, Ohio. She was a retired medical technologist for the VA Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington; burial at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation one hour before services.

DONNA J. SMITH FRYE, 58, of Barnwell, S.C., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., widow of David Frye, died Dec. 23 in Trinity Hospital in Augusta, Ga. She was formerly in real estate sales and a broker at Sea Gate Home Realty, Palm Coast, Fla.  Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, White Chapel Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Barboursville. Arrangements by Reger Funeral Home, Huntington.

VESS GOLLIHUE, 74, of Denton, Ky., husband of Geraldine Hamilton Gollihue, died Dec. 25 at home. He retired from KY Electric Steelas a foreman at the Melt Shop. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson, Ky.; burial at East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation after 10:30 a.m. before service. www.sparksfh.com.

JESSIE E. GOSNAY, 100, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Stephen Gosnay, died Dec. 24 in Heartland of Riverview, South Point, Ohio. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

LEO LESTER LAKE, 86, of Barboursville, died Dec. 24 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville. Burial at Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 21, Ona, WV 25545 or Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House,. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

HENRY E. LAMBERT, 97, of Huntington, formerly of Lavalette, husband of Betty Cromwell Lambert, died Dec. 24 in The Woodlands Retirement Community. He retired from INCO Alloys, a member of Florence Memorial Methodist Church, member of the Memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, www.hensonmortuary.com.  

VIRGINIA RUTH HICKS McGAHEE, 88, formerly of Ashland, Ky., widow of David McGahee and Jay T. Hicks, died Dec. 24 in Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, W.Va. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland; burial at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland. Visitation one hour before service. www.steenfuneralhome.com

EMMETT DALE MORRISON, 74, of Milton, W.Va., died Dec. 24. He retired from Adams Trucking. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial at Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

LULA VICTORIA MAYNARD QUEEN, 88, of Wisondale, W.Va., widow of Ersel Queen, died Dec. 24 in Emogene Dolin Hospice House. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial will follow in the S.D. Copley Cemetery, Dunlow. Visitation two hours before service.

GROVER DARRELL REED, 79, formerly of Turkey Creek, Ky., husband of Eva Staton Reed, died Dec. 23 in Kindred Hospital, Greensboro, N.C. He retired from the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Turkey Creek Old Regular Baptist Church; burial at Reed Cemetery, Turkey Creek. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday, Hatfield Funeral Chapel, Toley, Ky. www.hatfieldfc.com.

GARNET ST.CLAIRE ROBINSON, 81, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Homer S. Robinson, died Dec. 20. She retired from Cabell Huntington Hospital. Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. Visitation two hours before service. Donations may be made to St. Labre Indian School, 1000 Tongue River Rd. Ashland, MT 59003, www.klingelcarpenter.com.

DOROTHY MAE ROSEBERRY, 76, of Genoa, W.Va., widow of Simpson Roseberry, died Dec. 23 in Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa, Ky. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial at Endicott Cemetery, Genoa. Visitation one hour before service.

JOHN MILTON SAMMONS, 64, of Huntington, W.Va., died Dec. 24 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a retired supervisor for the West Virginia State Road Department. Celebration of Life will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Reger Funeral Home, Huntington.

KRISTI DAWN WILLIAMS, 40, of Six Mile, W.Va., daughter of Keith and Debbie Williams of Six Mile, died Dec. 21 in Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison. She was a disabled phlebotomist. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Monclo Freewill Baptist Church, Sharples, W.Va. Visitation after 6 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.

CARL R. WILLIS, 72, of Wayne, W.Va., husband of Audrey Mills Willis, died Dec. 23 in Wayne Nursing & Rehab. He worked as a management auditor for the GAO in the Air Force Audit Agency and later was an employee of Wal-Mart in Wayne. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne; burial follows at Price-Mills Cemetery, East Lynn, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service.
 

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