Saturday night obituary update
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.
ALBERT FRANKLIN ALLEY, 77, of Ashland, died May 3 at Hospice Care Center, Ashland. He was a retired captain with the Ashland Fire Department and a self-employed carpenter. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Monday at Ashland Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Lazear Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY.
JAMES ANTHONY “JIMMY” BELLOMY, 52, of Barboursville, husband of Jennifer Miller Bellomy, died May 3. He was a sergeant with the Barboursville Police Department. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
SUE L. BIRCHFIELD, 88, of Ironton, widow of George Birchfield, died May 2 at Community Hospice Center, Ashland. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Monday at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland. Procession will leave Brown Funeral Chapel at noon Monday. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
JOHNNY ROGER CALLICOAT, 71, of Apple Grove, W.Va., husband of Rose Mary Callicoat, died May 3 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio; burail in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Scottown, Ohio. Visitation form 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mary Frances "Miffy" Stout Chambers, 84, of Charleston, W.Va., passed away at her home on May 2, 2013. Friends may call on Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 420 Lee Street West, Charleston, W.Va. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home. A private burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to The Library Foundation of Kanawha County, 123 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301. www.wilsonfuneralandcremation.com.
SUSAN CAROL CHARLES, 53, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., mother of Jody Deering and Glen Charles, died May 3 at Pleasant Valley Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home. www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.
Norman Cremeans, 89, of West Hamlin, W.Va., died May 4, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2013, at Peaceful Valley Church, Long Branch, W.Va. Burial will follow at Green Valley Cemetery, Salt Rock, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va.
Helen Keller Conway, 79, of Huntington, died May 3, 2013, at the Heritage Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Reger Funeral Home. www.regerfh.com.
Mrs. Eddie Ann Dolin, 86, of Huntington, widow of Ernest Dolin, died Jan 26. She was buried at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington.
RUBY MIDKIFF ERWIN, 100, died April 28, 2013, at her home in New Hill, North Carolina. Interment will be at a later date in Huntington. Any memorials may be made to Little Victories Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 247, Barboursville, WV 25504 or to a charity of choice.
NORA LEE BRYANT GORE, 79, of Chapmanville, W.Va., widow of Frederick A. Bryant and Olson Gore, died May 3 at Trinity Healthcare Services, Logan, W.Va. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville. Burial at Guyan Memorial Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
MARIE HENRY, 90, of Ironton, widow of Jr. Henry, died May 1 at Sanctuary of the Ohio Valley. She was a bookkeeper for Henrights and retired from the Ironton Tribune. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday at Woodland Cemetery. Brown Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Edward Holley Sr., 69, of Ona, W.Va., died May 3 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Heck Funeral Home, Milton. Burial will follow in Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood. Paul's family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Heck Funeral Home. www.heckfuneralhome.com.
KATHRYN BLANCHE WRIGHT JORDAN, 96, of Wayne, widow of Wesley Vernon Jordan, died May 3 at Clark’s Personal Care Home, Wayne. She was a homemaker. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. There will be no visitation or procession to the cemetery. Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Temple.
BETTY JOANN LUCAS, 66, formerly of Huntington, died March 1 in Hesperia, Calif. Graveside service 1 p.m. Saturday at Community Memorial Garden Cemetery, Dickerson section, Wayne.
EFFIE MIAMI McCLUNG, formerly of Huntington, widow of George W. McClung, died April 17 in Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center, Arlington, Va. Memorial services will be held in June at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Halquist Memorial Hospice Center, 4715 N 15th St., Arlington, VA 22205. Moser Funeral Home, Warrenton, Va., is in charge of arrangements.
KENNETH DWAYNE McCLURE, 69, of Alkol, W.Va., died May 3 at CAMC Memorial Division. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va. Burial at Orchard Hill Memory Gardens, Yawkey, W.Va. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
JAMES EARL McCOY, 79, of Burnwell, Ky., died May 3 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home. Burial at McCoy Cemetery, Burnwell. Visitation after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
JOHN ROBERT “BOBBY” McKNIGHT II, 28, of South Point, Ohio, died May 3 in Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point.
JAMES FRANKLIN “JIM” MURPHY, 77, of Ironton, husband of Thelma Chafin Murphy, died April 29 at Jo-Lin Health Care Center, Ironton. He retired from Ashland Oil. Private family services will be held. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Nathan Robert Pettit, 80, of Barboursville, W.Va., died May 4, 2013. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Navy. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2013, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. www.timeformemory.com/wallace
REBECCA LYNN QUEEN, 64, wife of Larry Queen, died May 3 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was a retired Cabell County teacher. Celebration of Life service 11 a.m. Saturday at Reger Funeral Chapel. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.
CAROLYN FAYE SIMPKINS ROWE, 68, of Ashland, formerly of Ceredo, died May 2 at home. She was a teacher at Ashland Community College. Funeral service noon Tuesday at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Burial at Wayne Community Gardens Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
DELORES JEAN SAMUELSON, 84, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Eugene Samuelson, Sr., died May 1 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Graveside services will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday, Milton Cemetery. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Reger Funeral Home. Procession will leave the funeral home following the visitation.
Donald Lee Shelton, 83, of Daleville, Botetourt County, Va., formerly of Goody, Pike County, Ky., passed away in Daleville on May 3. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Mountain View Memory Gardens at Huddy, Ky. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Glebe Endowment Fund or the American Heart Association. www.weavermortuaryinc.com. Weaver Mortuary of West Williamson is in charge of arrangements.
DEVON SLONE, 73, of Mousie, Ky., died May 4 at Hazard ARH. He was a disabled carpenter. Funeral service noon Wednesday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Ky. Burial at Lendel Slone Family Cemetery, Mousie. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
MARION ROBERT STEVENS, 58, of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, died April 25 at home. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran. Funeral service 3 p.m. Monday at Haverhill Cemetery, Haverhill, Ohio. Funeral procession will leave Brown Funeral Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Donations may be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.
ELIZABETH ELLEN “LIZZIE” SPEARS, 86, of Banner, Ky., widow of Mexico Spears, died May 3 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at Spears Family Cemetery, Banner. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
RODNEY DALE WALLIN, 75, of Kenova, died May 3 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova.
JAMES RAY “JIMMY” WELKER died April 28 in Florida. Arrangements are incomplete at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, W.Va.