Sunday night obituary update
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Monday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
MARY LOIS BROWN, 94, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, in River's Bend Health Care in South Point, Ohio. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio. www.schneidergriffin.com.
ALMA RENE JONES CAUDILL, 84, of Bevinsville, Ky., died May 25. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.hallfuneralservice.com.
CHERYL FAYE TAYLOR SALMONS COBURN, 60, of Madison, Ind., formerly of Leander, Ky., died May 25. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Preston Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Taylor Cemetery, Hager Hill, Ky. Visitation from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
THOMAS H. COOPER, 71, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Ann Cooper, died May 25 at home. He retired from INCO Alloy. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville. Visitation from after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Viola Gale Harless, 53, of South Point, Ohio, died May 25 at the St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Beulah Freewill Baptist Church, Skyview Drive in Huntington, W.Va. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Wayne, W.Va. Visitation will be on Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church. Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home is assisting the family with services. www.ceredo-kenovafuneralhome.com.
RALPH MOORE, 91, of Louisa, Ky., father of Susan Gipson, died May 25 at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Myrtle Chapel Church, Louisa. Burial at Short Cemetery, Louisa. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Wilson Funeral Home.
GRETHEL NICHOLS, 88, of Paintsville, Ky., widow of Ray Nichols, died May 25. She was a teacher for the Logan County School System. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Central United Baptist, Logan, W.Va. Burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mills, W.Va. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
SALLY THOMAS PICKLESIMER, 72, of Staffordsville, Ky., wife of Roy Douglas Picklesimer, died May 25 at home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Reed Family Cemetery, Picklefork/Staffordsville. Visitation from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
BRADLEY SLONE, 75, of Garner, Ky., husband of Ouida Johnson Slone, died May 25 at Hazard ARH. He retired from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was a Navy veteran. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Chapel, Hindman, Ky. Burial at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.
Sharon Ray Sowards, 69, of Kenova, wife of Floyd Jay Sowards, died May 25 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Burial at Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.rollinsfh.com.
ELLA JOY STAPLETON, 80, of Ashland, died May 25 at Oakmont Manor, Flatwoods, Ky. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland. Burial at Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.steenfuneralhome.com.
BETTY JANE THORNHILL, 86, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Huntington, widow of Melvin Thornhill, died May 24 in Wichita. Arrangements are incomplete at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.