Wednesday afternoon obituary update
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 4:30 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.
DANNY BLEVINS, “JERRY” 63, formerly of Chapmanville, W.Va., husband of Doris Brewster Blevins, died Feb. 24 in Turkey Creek Medical Center, Knoxville, Tenn. He was a retired coal miner. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service at the cemetery. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.
TOM BOWEN, 69, of West Hamlin, W.Va., husband of Nancy Bowen, died Feb. 24 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, West Hamlin United Methodist Church. Private service and burial. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
LILLY MAE DAMRON, 71, of Prestonsburg, Ky., wife of James Edward Damron, died Feb. 26 in Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Paintsville, Ky. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial in Spradlin Cemetery, Ivel, Ky. Visitation continues until service time at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
CHARLES J. DANIELS, 79, of Tutor Ky., Ky., died Feb. 26. He was formerly a miner with Pittston Coal Company. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Baker Branch Freewill Baptist Church; burial in Daniels Family Cemetery. Arrangements by Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville, Ky.
NORA MAE FULLERTON, “TERRI” of Huntington, W.Va., wife of Donald Everett Fullerton, died Feb. 24 at home. She was an LPN at the former Guthrie Hospital. Memorial service will be at a later time.
CHARLES LEE GUTHRIE, 42, of Nitro, W.Va., son of Charles Franklin and Edna Mae Guthrie of Hurricane, W.Va., died Feb. 26 in CAMC General Hospital. He was an operator at Maxim Crane. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Allen Funeral Home Chapel, Hurricane; burial in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.
LAURA RUTH JORDAN, “SALLY” 77, formerly of Ironton, Ohio, widow of Thomas Reginald Jordan, Sr., died Feb. 25 at home. Celebration of Life will be 2 p.m. Friday, Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton; burial in Zoar Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation two hours before service.
JAMES RAY NEACE, 76, of Ranger, W.Va., husband of Sallie Lucas Neace, died Feb. 26 at home. He retired from ACF Industries. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.; burial in Peaceful Mountain Cemetery, Ranger. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
TROY OWENS, 70, of Blue River, Ky., husband of Ruby Bradford Owens, died Feb. 26 in Highlands Regional Medical Center. He retired from the maintenance division of Island Creek Coal Company. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial in Webb Family Cemetery, David, Ky. Visitation continues until service time at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
JOSEPH RUSSELL, 63, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Wayne, W.Va., died Feb. 25 in Ashland (Ky.) Community Hospice Care. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne; burial will follow in Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. He was a sales manager for S.C. Johnson. Visitation one hour prior to service time. Contributions may be made to your local Hospice organization.
JON D. SUTTLES, 36, of Huntington, W.Va., died Feb. 25 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He worked for the Flint Group. Visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, W.Va., with funeral service at 6 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, 3100 Staunton Rd., Huntington, WV 25702.
ROBERTA VanHOOSE, 93, of Tutor Key, Ky., widow of Hollie VanHoose, died Feb. 24. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Southside Freewill Baptist Church; burial in Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville, Ky. Arrangements by Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville, Ky.