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Thursday night obituary update

Aug. 01, 2013 @ 06:19 PM

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

BARBARA ELLEN WORKMAN ABBESS, 40, of Huntington, died July 29 at home. A private memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Huntington Area Foodbank.

JACKIE BRUCE ADKINS, 55, of Lavalette, W.Va., husband of Jeanne C. Adkins, died July 31, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a former truck driver. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at the Insco Cemetery, Wayne, W.Va.   Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

RICHARD KEITH AKERS, 75, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Patricia Akers, died July 31 at the St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday August 3 at the St. Ann Catholic Church in Chesapeake, Ohio. Burial will be at the Rome Cemetery in Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation will be 10 - 11 a.m. Saturday August 3 at the church.

GEORGE TIMOTHY BETTS, 52, of Huntington, widower of Nina Carte Betts, died July 26th at St. Mary's Medical Center. A Celebration of Life service will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, August 3, at Cox Landing United Methodist Church, Lesage.  www.Henson Mortuary.com

TRACY LYNN BURD, 40, of Huntington, died July 28. Services will be at 1 p.m. on August 2 at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  

MELANIE ANN CALDWELL, 55, of Bidwell, Ohio, wife of Randy Caoldwell, died August 1 at the Holzer Medical Center. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 3, at the Willis Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. on Friday, August 2, at the funeral home. www.willisfuneralhome.com

HERMAN EUGENE GUE, 81, of Branchland, W.Va., died July 31 at St. Mary's Medical Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Salem United Baptist Church. Burial will be in Gordon Adkins Cemetery. Visitation Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.

HURSTON GUE, 85, of Branchland, W.Va., widower of Dorothy Aldrich Gue, died July 30. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 3, at the Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel, Barboursville. Burial will be in Green Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

GLADYS LENORE HITCHCHOCK, 79, of Winchester, Ky, died July 22. Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 3 at the Little Mud Lick Church of God, Staffordsville, Ky.

DONALD EDWIN HUNTER, 80, of Huntington, died August 1. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday August 3 at Chapman’s Mortuary in Huntington. Burial will be at Crook Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before the funeral.

RONALD EUGENE JENKINS, 57, of Kitts Hill, Ohio, husband of Bonnie Lee Carlson Jenkins, died August 1 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. There will be a service held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Ronald's name to the St. Jude's Childrens Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

SHANE ALAN MEADOWS, 25, of Glenwood, W.Va., died July 29.  Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Burial will follow at Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Milton. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

ROBY DAVID MILLS, 68, of Chapmanville, W.VA., husband of Carol Mills, died on July 31 at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday August 3, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Chapmanville, W.Va. Military Gravesite Rites will follow at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby, W.Va. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 3, at the funeral home.

OVIE MOORE, 85, of Pilgrim, Ky., died July 30. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday,Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Inez Ky. Visitation from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the funeral home.

SHARON KAY NEECE, 70, of Harold, Ky, wife of Stanley Neece, died July 31 at the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday August 3 at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin Ky. Burial will follow at the Roberts Cemetery, Harold, Ky. Visitation will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

JOHN SHERIDAN OSHEL, 77, died July 26 in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 3 at the Rio Grande Church of Christ in Rio Grande, Ohio.

ROBERT SALMONS, 83, of Belfry Ky., died July 31 at Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson, Ky. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 5 at the Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky. Burial will be at Mt. Viewl Memory Gardens in Huddy, Ky. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday night at the funeral home.

CLAUDINE B. SIMON, 86, of Rawl W.Va., died July 31 at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson W.Va. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday August 4 at the Rawl Freewill Baptist Church, Rawl, W.Va. Burial will be at the Family Cemetery Rawl, Rawl, W.Va., Visitation will be after 6 p.m. on Friday night at the funeral home and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

FRED FRANKLIN SISLER, Sr., 70, of Ironton, widower of Pauline Faye Duvendeck Sisler, died August 1 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, August 3, at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6 - 9 p.m. at the funeral home. The family request donations be made to Community Hospice 1480 Carter Ave. Ashland, Ky. 41101. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

ROBERT SPEARS, 72, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died July 29. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 5, at Suncrest Cemetery, Point Pleasant W.Va. A memorial dinner will follow after the service. www.dealfh.com.

FLEETA THACKER, 89, of South Point, Ohio, widow of Carl Thacker, died July 27 in Heartland of Riverview. She was a retired librarian from the Briggs Lawrence County Library. At her request, there will be no visitation. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Rome Cemetery Mausoleum, Proctorville, Ohio. Contributions may be made to Union Missionary Baptist Church, Chesapeake, Ohio. Arrangements by Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio. www.schneidergriffin.com.

JESSIE IRENE WILLIAMSON, 95, of Salt Rock, W.Va., wife of Elzie Williamson, died July 31 at Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Saturday, August 3 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va. Burial will follow at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne, W.Va. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

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