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Wednesday night obituary update

Jan. 02, 2013 @ 06:24 PM

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

HARRY ALLEN BALMER, 78, of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, died Jan. 2 at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio; burial follows at Union Hill Cemetery, Chesapeake. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Midland Missionary Baptist Church, 2801 Gallia Pike, Franklin Furnace, OH 45629.  www.schneidergriffin.com.

HOWARD H. BOND, 81, of Winfield, W.Va., died Dec, 29, 2012. He retired from the United States Postal Service, Milton, W.Va. A private service and burial was held . Arrangements are under the direction of Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield, W.Va.

AUDREY ROBERT BOOTH, 85, of Louisa, Ky., died Dec. 31. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodisth Church, Louisa. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Young Funeral Home, Louisa.

OLENE PYLES BOOTON, 98, of Huntington, widow of Lonnie Booton, died Dec. 30 at Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday at Milton United Methodist Church. Burial at Maple Hill Section of Docks Creek Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church.

LETTIE CHAFIN BRESCOACH, 79, of Whitman, W.Va., widow of Ray Brescoach, Sr., died Jan. 1 at her daughter’s home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Maryetta United Baptist Church, Verdunville, W.Va.; burial follows at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, W.Va.; www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

PAUL RAYMOND BURNETT, 82, of Grayson, Ky., died Jan. 1. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Malone Funeral Home; burial at Burnett Family Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

DONALD RAY BYRD, 59, of Poca, W.Va., died Jan. 1 at home. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial at the Byrd Family Cemetery, Poca, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service.

BETTY MARIE CARROLL, 71, of Ashland, Ky., wife of Gary D. Carroll, died Dec. 31, 2012, at home. She was a nursing assistant at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Miller Funeral Home, Ashland; entombment at Rose Hill Mausoleum, Ashland. Visitation one hour before service.

OPAL FERRELL CASSIDY, 94, of Huntington, W.Va., died Dec. 31, 2012, at home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Klingel Carpenter Mortuary; burial will follow in the Ferrell Family Cemetery, Verdunville, W.Va.  Visitation one hour before service. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

DANNY K. CLARK, 65, formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Dec. 31, 2012. He was a member of The Old Guard stationed at Arlington National Cemetery and also retired from CSX. Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd., Jax Bch, FL. Contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation at www.kiney.org.

JUNE DAVIS, 68, of Huntington, W.Va., died Dec. 31, 2012. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Central Freewill Baptist Church, Huntington. Visitation two hours before service. Arrangements by Klingel Carpenter Mortuary, Huntington. www.klingelcarpenter.com.

CHARLES DEAN, 85, of Willow Wood, Ohio, companion of Betty L. Craig, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Jo-Lin Health Center, Ironton, Ohio. He was a retired Symmes Valley School District bus driver. Visitation will be held 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial will follow at Locust Grove Cemetery, Willow Wood, Ohio.  www.timeformemory.com/hall.  

CHARLES EDWARD, 49, of Pedro, Ohio, died Jan. 1 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton, Ohio.

EDDIE LEE ELLIOTT, SR., 55, of Catlettsburg, Ky., died Jan. 1 at home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky. Visitation from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

VALERIA HARMON, 85, of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 1. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, W.Va.; burial in Crook Cemetery. Visitation one hour before service.

AL HESS, 88, of Huntington, W.Va., widower of Lois Hess died Dec. 31, 2012, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

GARNET HOLBROOK, 88, of Kenova, W.Va., died Jan. 1 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He worked at Houdaille Industries and the American Red Cross. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Beard Mortuary, Huntington, W.Va.; burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. www.beardmortuary.com.

RUTH JARRELL, 92, of Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Huntington, died Dec. 27, 2012, in Fort Scott Manor. Graveside funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jarrell Family Cemetery, Hode, Ky. Visitatoin from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Friday, Reger Funeral Home, Huntington, W.Va. A procession will leave the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. for the cemetery. www.regerfh.com.

GEORGE W. JEFFERS, 70, of Milton, W.Va., died Jan. 1. He retired from McCorkle Machine and Engineering. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va.; burial will be in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. www.timeformemory.com/wallace. Contributions may be made to the Little Victories Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 247, Barboursville, WV, 25504.

NANCY CARROL KNIGHT, 90, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Clyde E. Knight, died Jan. 1 at home. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. Visitation 30 minutes before service at the cemetery. Arrangements by Beard Mortuary, Huntington.

CLINTON RAY LANGDON, 81, of Milton, W.Va., husband of JoAnn Langdon, died Dec. 31 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He retired from INCO Alloys as a metallurgist in Quality Control. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday at Chapman’s Mortuary. Burial at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, W.Va. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

DOUGLAS LINDSEY, 46, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Dec. 31, 2012. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

HERMAN HAROLD LUCAS, 92, of Branchland, W.Va., died Dec. 31, 2012. He was a minister. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Handley Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burial at Fairview Memory Gardens, Hamlin. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

EUDA NOWLIN MOORE, 89, of Ona, W.Va., died Jan. 1 at home. She retired from Harper Engraving and Printing, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Friday, Heck Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va.; visitation one hour before service. Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Kirkersville (Ohio) Cemetery. Donations may be given to the Cabell County Animal Shelter. Arrangements by Heck Funeral Home, Milton, W.Va. www.heckfuneralhome.com.

JAMES M. NIECE, 81, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 3 p.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.  

HERMAN FLOYD PARDUE, 87, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., widower of Gloria Ruth Pardue, died Dec. 29, 2012, in Norfolk. He retired as a superintendent from the Veteran's Memorial Field House, Huntington. Graveside services will be conducted 10 a.m. Friday, Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, is assisting the family. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

DORA QUEEN, 86, of Lavalette, W.Va., widow of Nolan Queen, died Jan. 2 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial follows at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

HOWARD ROBERTSON, 82, of Kiahsville, W.Va., husband of Norma Emma Watts Roberts, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a retired machinist for General Motors and former pastor of the Freedom Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Freedom Freewill Baptist Church. Visitation two hours before services. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, W.Va.

DIANNE GAIL SPARKS of Oak Hill, Ohio, companion of Sammy Leffingwell, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Riverside Hospital She worked at Marion (Ohio) General Hospital and Community Nursing Home. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial follows at CM Cemetery, Oak Hil. Visitation 90 minutes before service. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

GORDON LYNN STEWART, 56, of Westwood, Ky., died Jan. 1 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Steen Funeral Home. Ashland. Ky.

SHIRLEY ANN THOMPSON, 71, of Genoa, W.Va., died Jan. 1 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va.; burial follows in Young-Thompson Cemetery, Genoa. Visitation one hour before service.

FRANCES TOMPERT, 89, of Ironton, Ohio, died Jan. 1 in Community Hospice Care, Ashland, Ky. She was a retired Administrative Assistant for the City of Ironton Income Tax Office. Funeral Services will be at noon Saturday, Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton; burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation one hour before service. Donations may be made to the First United Methodist Food Pantry, 101 N 5th St., Ironton, OH 45638. www.tracybrammerfh.com.

STELLA UHLER, 98, of Grayson, Ky., widow of Bob Uhler, died Dec. 31, 2012, in Boyd Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Bagby Memorial United Methodist Church, Grayson, Ky.; burial will follow in East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation two hours before service. Contributions may be made to the church, 201 N. Hord Street, Grayson, KY 41143. Arrangements by Sparks Funeral Home, Grayson; www.sparksfh.com.

ODELL VANCE, 70, of Verdunville, W.Va., died Jan. 2 in Logan (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center. He worked for Dehue Mining Company. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Maryetta United Baptist Church, Verdunville; burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at church. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Logan. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

OKELL MAE WILLIAMS, 99, of Milton, W.Va., died Jan. 1 at Rose Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial at Mount Olive Cemetery, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
 
 

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