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Saturday night obituary update

Jan. 19, 2013 @ 05:35 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.

William Hayward “Bill” Bentley, 84, of Ironton, Ohio, husband of Mary Lou Miller Bentley, died Jan. 18 at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South 7th Street, Ironton, OH, with Pastor Wayne Young officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 a.m. until time of the service. Donations may be made to First United Methodist Food Pantry, 101 N. 5th Street, Ironton, OH.  www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

LUCILLE BLACKBURN, 83, of Huddy, Ky., died Jan. 18 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home. Burial at Blackburn Cemetery, Huddy. Vistiation after 6 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the funeral home.

HELEN NANCE BOWMAN, 94, of Lesage, widow of Irvin Bowman, died Jan. 19 at home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Beard Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Greenbottom Memorial Gardens. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.beardmortuary.com.

Niles Ray Clark, 78, of Milton, died Jan. 18 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service on Monday at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, 3100 Staunton Road, Huntington, WV.

JOSEPH “JOEY” ALLEN EDWARDS, 34, of Chesapeake, Ohio, son of Roger Dale and Sheryl Ann Waugh Edwards, died Jan. 18 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He was a manager for Auto Mechanics Service Center. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va. Burial at Docks Creek Cemetery, Kenova. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

LEO EDWARDS, 84, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Alma Edwards, died Jan. 19 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial at Perkins Ridge Cemetery, Willow Wood, Ohio. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  

EMMA MAE HUNDLEY, 82, of Dunlow, W.Va., widow of Homer Hundley, died Jan. 18 at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa, Ky. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial at Perry Ridge Cemetery, Dunlow. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Yvonne Majdalani, 85, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Tony, died Jan. 19 at home. Funeral service will be held in private. Condolences will be accepted on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary in Huntington, W.Va., from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. http://www.klingelcarpenter.com.

HENRIETTA COPLEY COLLINS MAY, 72, of Matewan, W.Va., died Jan. 21 in Knoxville, Tenn. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel. Burial at Maynard Cemetery, North Matewan, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.chambersfuneralservices.com.

ROBERT GENE McCULTY of Gallipolis, Ohio, widower of Eliza Jean Stewart McCulty, died Jan. 18 at Holzer Senior Care Center. He was a retired electrician for Local 317 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Huntington. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Cremeens Funeral Home. Burial at Vinton Memorial Park. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Harry Leitch McKeown, 91, of Huntington, widower of Virginia Lou Austin McKeon, died Jan. 11 at Hospice of Huntington. Celebration of the lives of Harry and Virginia-Lou McKeown will be held on April 27 at 7 p.m. at Capon Springs and Farms, W.Va.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to TEAM for West Virginia Children, P.O. Box 1653, Huntington, WV 25717, or Virginia Association of Rail Passengers, P.O. Box 867, Richmond, VA 23218. Reger Funeral Home, Huntington, is assisting the family. www.regerfh.com .

Bertha Robertson, 83, of Wayne, W.Va., died Jan. 18 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, W.Va. By her request, there will be no visitation or services. Morris Funeral Home is assisting her family.

GERALDINE BIAS SHEPPARD, 81, of East Lynn, W.Va., died Jan. 17. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville; burial follows in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation one hour before service.

NORMA MAE THOMPSON, 85, of Barboursville, widow of Kyle Wyrick and Mark Thompson, died Jan. 18 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Burial at Docks Creek Cemetery, Kenova. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1400 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington, WV 25701, Salvation Army or a charity of one’s choice. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

CONRAD “JACK” THORNBURGH, 77, of Huntington, died Jan. 17 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was the former Director of Finance and Administration for the city of Huntington. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.

JEWELL MAXINE CONLEY WATTS, 85, of Flatwoods, Ky., widow of Lawrence Watts, died Jan. 19 at Oakmont Manor, Flatwoods. Memorial service 1 p.m. Monday at Bailey Family Funeral Home. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ashland Community Hospice at www.chospice.org. www.baileyfuneralhome.com.

DENISE SLONE WICKER, 48, of Hindman, Ky., wife of Irvin Wicker, died Jan. 18 at Hazard ARH. Funeral service noon Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman. Burial at Wicker Cemetery, Hindman. Visitation after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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