Monday evening obituary update
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 6:30 p.m. for more updated information on area deaths, and read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
Betty Booth, 63, of West Logan, W.Va., life partner of James McDonald, died Sept. 28 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.
Funeral services for Garen Douglas Carter, 78, of Ashland, husband of Mary Ann Carter, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Carman Funeral Home, Flatwoods, Ky.; burial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, Northeast, Greenup County, Ky. Visitation two hours before service. He was retired president and CEO of Home Federal Savings and Loan. www.carmanfuneral.com.
ROBERT ALLEN DAMRON, 65, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Sept. 30 at home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky.; burial at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation continues until service time at the funeral home.
Nancy H. Davis, 83 of Calhoun, Ga., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died Sept. 29 in Morning Pointe Assisted Living, Calhoun. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Ridgelawn Memorial Park Abbey of Remembrance, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service at the abbey. Memorials may be made to Fellowship Sunday School Class c/o Calhoun First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 517, Calhoun, GA 30701 or Building Fund c/o 5th Avenue Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1056, Huntington, WV 25713. www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com.
AMOS JOHNSON, 79, formerly of Bevinsville, Ky., died Sept. 30 at home in Prestonsburg, Ky. He was a disabled foundry worker for General Casting. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.; burial at Johnson Family Cemetery, Bevinsville. Visitation begins 6 p.m. Tuesday until service time at the funeral home.
SYLVIA MOORE LAWSON, 86, of Hi Hat, Ky., widow of Leroy Lawson, died Sept. 30 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Pilgrims Rest Old Regular Baptist Church; burial at Stumbo Cemetery, Price, Ky. Visitation begins 1 p.m. Tuesday until service time at the church. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Dennis Edward Lemaster, 61, of Fort Gay, W.Va., died Sept. 30 in Three Rivers Medical Center. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Upper Tabors Creek Freewill Baptist Church.
LEROY ETSEL NANCE, 68, of Huntington, W.Va., died Sept. 30 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Private family graveside service. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, www.timeformemory.com/hall.
SHERMAN PERRY, 78, of Christiansburg, Va., husband of Bonnie Perry, died Sept. 30 at Lewis Gale Medical Center, Christiansburg. He retired from the U.S. Air Force. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial at Maple Hill Section of Dock’s Creek Cemetery. Visitation from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
THOMAS WILLIAM RANN, 69, of Ironton, Ohio, died Sept. 28 in Jo-Lin Health Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton; burial at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation one hour before service. www.tracybrammerfh.com.
Jack Alex Rice, 89, of Louisa, Ky. died Sept. 30 in Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Savage Memorial Church, Fallsburg, Ky. Visitation will be 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Young Funeral Home, Louisa.
BRIDGETT ANN SMITH, 58, of Turkey Creek, Ky., died Sept. 30 in South Williamson (Ky.) Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial at Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Visitation begins 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
William D. Steele, 38, of Chapmanville, W.Va., son of David and Barbara Steele of Chapmanville, died Sept. 28 in Logan (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center. He was a disabled construction worker and carpenter. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville; burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation one hour before services.
Virginia Hatfield Sullivan, 97, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Luther Sullivan, died Sept. 30 in Rose Terrace Health and Rehabilitation, Culloden, W.Va. She was a retired Registered Nurse with St. Mary's Hospital. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington; burial at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Visitation from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.
Carl Fred Wolters, 87, of Ashland, Ky., formerly of Ironton, Ohio and St. Louis, Mo., widower of Violet Bernice Wolters, died Oct 1 in Wurtland (Ky.) Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Rose Hill Burial Park, Ashland. Arrangements by Steen Funeral Homes, Ashland. www.steenfuneralhome.com