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Friday night obituaries

Oct. 12, 2012 @ 05:56 PM

The following obituaries were provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

CHARLES D. ADKINS, 74, of Caldwell, W.Va., of Spurlockville, W.Va., died Oct. 10 in Caldwell. Arrangements are incomplete at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

HELEN FARMER APPELL of Huntington, widow of Harry J. Appell, died Oct. 12. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Guyandotte United Methodist Church, Huntington. Entombment at White Chapel Mausoleum, Barboursville. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church. Beard Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. www.beardmortuary.com.

FRANCES ELSENER AREHART, 95, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., survived by two daughters, died Oct. 11 in Tallahassee, Fla. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Monday at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Louisville, Ky. Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, Louisville, is in charge of arrangements.

LARRY W. BAUMGARDNER, 71, of Lesage, died Oct. 10 at home. He was a former welder for C&O Railroad. Arrangements are incomplete at Chapman’s Mortuary.

HUBERT R. BLAKE, 80, of Huntington, husband of Doris Bryant Blake, died Oct. 12 at home. He retired from Conrads Produce. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home. There will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Huntington Hospital. www.ferrell-chambersfuneralhome.com.

CORALENE BROWN, 85, of Huntersville, N.C., formerly of Kitts Hill, Ohio, died Oct. 10. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Locust Grove Cemetery. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.

LEANNDA HOPE BROWN, 35, formerly of Greenup, Ky., daughter of Billy Clay Brown and Carolyn Burge Brown, died Oct. 9 in Louisville, Ky. She was a registered nurse previously employed at VA Hospital in Louisville and currently employed at KMI Brook of Louisville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Sparks Funeral Home. Burial at Brick Union Cemetery, Lloyd, Ky. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.sparksfh.com.

JAMES RAY CONLEY, 50, of Martin, Ky., son of the late Burnard and Shirley Short Conley, died Oct. 12 at Pikeville Medical Center. Funeral service 1 p.m. Sunday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Burial at Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday at the funeral home.

GARNETTE T. CRIGGER, 99, of Dardanelle, Ark., formerly of Huntington, died Oct. 8 at Stella Manor Nursing Home in Russellville, Ark. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary; interment to follow at Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital. Online condolences to www.klingelcarpenter.com.

MAYCEL DAVIS, 87, of Allen, Ky., widow of Wayne Davis, died Oct. 12 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Praise Assembly of God Church, Prestonsburg, Ky. Burial at Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.

MARGARET E. DRAKE, 75, of Vinton, Ohio, died Oct. 11 at Holzer Medical Center. She was a retired school cook at North Gallia High School. Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Bidwell, Ohio. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Willis Funeral Home. www.willisfuneralhome.com.

John Timothy Evans, 86, Gallipolis, Ohio, and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., passed away Oct. 11, 2012. He was the final surviving founder of Bob Evans Farms Inc. A memorial service will be held, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 600 Second Avenue, Gallipolis. Burial will follow in Mound Hill Cemetery. Family will receive guests prior to the service, beginning at 11:30 a.m., until the time of the service. Willis Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements. www.willisfuneralhome.com

RICKY DON GROVE, 63, of Nitro, W.Va., died Oct. 11 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Per his wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Beard Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements. www.beardmortuary.com.

CURTIS LEE HARRIS, 60, of Freeburn, Ky., died Oct. 12 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Funeral service noon Monday at Church of God in Jesus Name, Phelps, Ky. Burial at Freeburn Cemetery, Freeburn, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the church. Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. www.chambersfuneralservices.com.

JOHN HUNT of Huntington, died Oct. 12 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.

MARY LOUISE HUSSELL, 85, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Oct. 12 at Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Burial at New Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. www.dealfh.com.

DIXON JACOBS, 67, of Hindman, Ky., died Oct. 10 at home. He was a disabled coal miner and U.S. veteran. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Ky. Burial at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

MARK JOHNSON, 62, of Topmost, Ky., husband of Doris Ann Hall, died Oct. 12 at home. He was a disabled coal miner. Funeral service 11 a.m. Sunday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at Rene Hall Cemetery, Topmost. Visitation all day Saturday at the funeral home.

MARY FRANCIS LEAKE, 82, of Logan, W.Va., died Oct. 12 in Londonderry, Ohio. She retired from the old Evans Water Company, Logan, and from Walmart, Logan. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Honaker Funeral Home, Logan. Burial at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

BEVERLY JO LITTERAL, 78, of Ashland, widow of William “Bill” Litteral, died Oct. 11 at the Community Hospice Care Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Burial at Ashland Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

MILLARD OSCAR MANN, 55, of McCarr, Ky., died Oct. 10 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Faith Mission Church. Burial at Gooslin Family Cemetery, McCarr. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the church. R.E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

KERMIT JAMES MEADOWS, 84, of Lake, W.Va., died Oct. 11 at Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison, W.Va. He was a retired coal miner. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va. Burial at Family Memorial Gardens, Madison. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

VELMA ELOISE NEWMAN McGHEE of Prichard died Oct. 11 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova; interment to follow at Smith Family Cemetery. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Flowers are appreciate or memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709. Online condolences to www.rollinsfh.com.

PAUL M. PLUMLEY, 52, of Ashland, died Oct. 12 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel.



Gary Calvin Scites, 62, of Huntington, passed away Oct. 12, 2012, at home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Harvey's Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

Charles Kenneth Sansom, 77, of Dallas, N.C., formerly of Wayne, W.Va., died Oct. 10, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Sunday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery at Wayne. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Morris Funeral Home.

LAURA PAULINE SNYDER, 79, of Huntington, widow of John Snyder, died Oct. 10 at Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside service noon Monday at Clay Family Cemetery, Lawton, Ky. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

PATRICIA THOMAS, 54, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died at Pleasant Valley Hospital. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sunday at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Visitation two hours prior to service.

Helen Marie Williams, 79, of Barboursville, died Oct. 11, 2012, at her residence. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with funeral services following at 7 p.m. www.heckfuneralhome.com.

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