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Saturday night obituary update

Dec. 29, 2012 @ 04:35 PM

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

DORA ADKINS, 89, of Patriot, Ohio, formerly of Huntington, widow of Glenn Adkins, died Dec. 28 at Arbors of Gallipolis, Ohio. She worked at National Steel, Huntington, for 18 years. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Willis Funeral Home. Entombment at Chapel of Hope Mausoleum, Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

Alma Mae “Patty” Akley, 85, of Kenova, W.Va., died Dec. 28. Visitation will be from noon until 3 p.m. on Monday at the Reger Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at the Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Kenova. www.regerfh.com.

Jimmy Lee Blake, 74, of Huntington, died Dec. 28 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington. Jimmy was a U.S. Army veteran. At his request, private family services will be held.  Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, assisted the family with arrangements. www.timeformemory.com/hall

Mary Frances Lamp Esposito, 90, of Logan, W.Va., died Dec. 27 at Logan Regional Medical Center. Viewing will be at the Honaker Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a rosary service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Wednesday at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill, W.Va. www.honakerfuneralhome.org

CLIFFORD NEIL FARMER, 53, of Toney, W.Va, husband of Deborah Farmer, died Dec. 28 at Logan Regional Medical Center. He was a Sunday school superintendent. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Little Hart Freewill Baptist Church, Atenville, W.Va. Burial at Farmer Cemetery, Harts, W.Va. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the church. Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

WILMA JEAN FARMER, 47, of Harts, W.Va., wife of Richard Clinton Farmer, died Dec. 27 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. Funeral service noon Monday at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va. Burial at Toney Cemetery, Harts. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

REBECCA LEE FLORA, 62, of Hampton, Va., wife of Danny Flora died Dec. 26 in Sentara Careplex Hospital, Hampton. She was a retired secretary. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, W.Va.; burial will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

Glen Frye, 70, of South Point, Ohio, formerly of Mudfork, W.Va., died Dec. 27 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 11 a.m. at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, W.Va. Burial will follow in Frye Cemetery at Verdunville, W.Va. Friends may call on Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Honaker Funeral Home in Logan, W.Va. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

LOLA LUCILLE JORDAN IMES, 89, of Ashland, widow of Wilford Maxwell Imes, died Dec. 29. She was formerly a cook for Paul G. Blazer High School. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Burial at Ashland Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

BESSIE LYONS, 86, of Marion, Ind., widow of Chester “Chet” Clark Lyons, died Dec. 27 in Marion. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Anchor Church of God, Zanesville, Ohio. Burial at Memorial Burial Park, Wheelersburg, Ohio. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of arrangements. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

FRANCES LOMEL FRYE MAPEL, 65, of Holden, W.Va., daughter of Armenta Spurlock Frye and the late Claude Frye, died Dec. 28 at Logan Regional Medical Center. Funeral service at 1 p.m. Thursday 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. Wednesday at the funeral home.

STEPHEN MARKIN, 68, formerly of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Virginia Markin, died Dec. 28 at home in Marietta, Ga. He was a retired Property Tax Assessor for Dekalb County, Georgia. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington; burial at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation one hour before service. www.regerfh.com.

FREDDIE SANSOM, 64, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died Dec. 28 at Logan Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

WAYNE B. SHORT, 92, of Louisa, Ky., died Dec. 28 at home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Myrtle Chapel Church. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Young Funeral Home.

Raymond Allen Spears, 57, of Huntington, died Dec. 28 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. Monday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington. Visitation will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

MARY ROSE VARACALLI, 71, of Logan, W.Va., died Dec. 28 at home. She retired as a teacher for Logan County Board of Education. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Logan. Burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Honaker Funeral Home. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

Virginia Rayburn Williams, 94, of Ashland, widow of Paul Worric Williams, died Dec. 28 at Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel. Entombment at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the 13th Street Baptist Church, 1812 13th Street, Ashland, KY 41102. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

KATHLEEN YVONNE WILSON, 74, of Charter House, Wayne, widow of  Charlie Wilson, died Dec. 26 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial at Sanders Cemetery, East Lynn. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home.

ELSIE “SUSIE” VERNA WOOD, 91, of Burlington, Ohio, died Dec. 28 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio.

MARGARET M. “PEGGY” HOOKER-ZOPFF, 52, of Fairborn, Ohio, died Dec. 27 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Tabors Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Fort Gay. Burial at Asbury Cemetery, Dunlow. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, is in charge of arrangements.

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