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.
RETHA DAVIS ADKINS, 72, of Wayne, died May 17 at home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial at Gilkerson Cemetery, Wayne. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to assist with final expenses.
BILLY HOWARD BRININGER, 89, of Barboursville, died May 17. Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Woodmere Memorial Park. There will be no visitation. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, is in charge of arrangements.
RONALD GENE MEEKS CORDLE, 57, of Catlettsburg, Ky., husband of Regina Gail Hensley Cordle, died May 12 at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland. Graveside service 1 p.m. Sunday at Hensley Cemetery, Danleyton, Ky. Bailey Family Funeral Home, Flatwoods, Ky.
ROBERT WAYNE COX, 42, of Lanesville, Ind., formerly of Ashland, husband of Laura Leiber Cox, died May 15 in Lanesville. He was an elementary school teacher. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Hill Baptist Church. Burial at Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel, Ashland. www.steenfuneralhome.com.
EVA FILLINGER DALTON, 73, of Harts, W.Va, widow of Freelin Dalton, died May 16. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va. Burial at Freelin Dalton Cemetery, Harts. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
BEULAH ELIZABETH COLEMAN FRAZIER of Huntington, widow of John Frazier, died May 13. Funeral service noon Monday at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio. Burial at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.schneidergriffin.com.
WAYNE DOUGLAS “DOUG” HACKWORTH, 70, of Prestonsburg, Ky., husband of Della Owens Hackworth, died May 17 at home. He was a retired well operator for Columbia Gas. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Frazier funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial at the family cemetery on Cane Branch, Prestonsburg. Visitation after 3 p.m. Sunday and all day Monday at the funeral home.
JULIA FAYE HUTCHESON, 70, of Matewan, W.Va., died May 17 at Trinity Healthcare Services, Mingo County, W.Va. Graveside service 1 p.m. Sunday at Merrimac Cemetery, Merrimac, W.Va. Visitation at 11 a.m. Sunday at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel, Matewan, prior to graveside service. www.chambersfuneralservices.com.
WILMER JOHNSON, 98, of Snellville, Ga., formerly of Huntington, father of Wanda Venable and widow of Kathlyn McClain Johnson, died May 17 at Mesun Hospice Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
MARY ELLA TURNER MAGGARD, 81, of Drift, Ky., widow of Everett Maggard, died May 17 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service noon Monday at Old Beaver Old Regular Baptist Church, Minnie, Ky. Burial at Allen Cemetery, Minnie. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
LYLE MARCUM, 84, of Huntington, died May 17 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Reger Funeral Home.
Virginia Lee McClure, 74, of Huntington, died May 16 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. In honoring Virginia's wishes, there will be no visitation. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, is in charge of arrangements.
MILDRED LOIS MULLINS, 88, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widow of Cecil M. Mullins, died May 16 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Burial at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. www.schneidergriffin.com.
Irene Kathleen Rowe Newton, widow of Ernest Newton, died May 16, 2013. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Reger Funeral Home. www.regerfh.com.
JOHN JOSEPH PARR, 87, of Louisa, Ky., father of Steve and Dennis Parr, died May 16 at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Memorial service will be held at a later date in Colorado. Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, is in charge of arrangements.
KEITH PAYNE, 77, of Worthington, Ohio, husband of Janet Saunders Payne, died May 17 at Sunrise Assisted Living. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Entombment at Ashland Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.steenfuneralhome.com.
POLLY A. REMY, 51, of Pedro, Ohio, daughter of the late Leonard and Sarah Crabtree Sexton, died May 17 at Hospice Care Center, Ashland. She was a self-employed housekeeper. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Coal Grove Church of the Nazarene. Burial at Myrtle Ridge Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, and one hour prior to service at the church. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
LOUISE BEHN STONE, 92, of Huntington, widow of Dr. John Stone, died May 15 at Midland Meadows of Ona. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Private burial at Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Klingel Carpenter Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington.
GLENNA AVONELL McKEAND WELLMAN, 84, of Kenova, wife of Billy J. Wellman, died May 16 at Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She retired as the general manager from Lavalette Public Service District. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Garrett’s Creek Church of Christ. Burial at Guy Plymale Cemetery. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Donations may be made to the activity center at Wayne Nursing and Rehab, RR 1, Box 1372, Wayne, WV 25570. www.rollinsfh.com.