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Thursday night obituary update

Dec. 26, 2013 @ 05:55 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.

JANICE M. ADKINS, 77, of  Huntington, formerly of Midkiff, W.Va., died Dec. 24 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was a retired  bookkeeper with Western and Southern Life Insurance. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Chapman's Mortuary; entombment will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be two hours before service.  www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

OPAL FRANCIS DILLON BAILEY, 78, of Midkiff, W.Va., died Dec. 25. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.; burail in Lincoln Memorial Park, Hamlin. Visitation one hour before service.

CLARA HAGER GORRELL BALDRIDGE, 75, formerly of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Dec. 23 in Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg; burial in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation from 4:30 to 8L30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

AE NAN KIM BEEVER, 56 of Huntington, widow of David Riggs Beever, died Dec. 25 in St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be private by Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville. www.hensonmortuary.com.

JAMES BREWSTER, 68 of Big Creek, W.Va., died Dec. 26 in Logan (W.Va.) Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.

JOSEPH W. CATRON, 99 of Ashland, widower of Inez Catron, died Dec. 25 in Oakmont Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel, Ashland; burial follows in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation one hour before service. Contributions are suggested to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101 or America Cancer  Society, Boyd County Unit, PO Box 1182, Ashland, KY 41105-1182. www.steenfuneralhome.com

GREGORY SCOTT CAZAD, 49, of Huntington, husband of Susan Evans, died Dec. 24 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. There will be no services or visitation. Beard Mortuary is assisting the family. www.beardmortuary.com.

GRACIE CHARLENE COLLINSWORTH COLLIER, 71, of Ashland, widow of Samuel Collier, died Dec. 19 in Cornerstone Hospital, Huntington. She was a homemaker. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Friday, England Hill Freewill Baptist Church, Catlettsburg. Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.

IRENE CONN, 68, of Martin, Ky., wife of James Howard Conn, died Dec. 25 at home. She was a retired nurse aide for Riverview Nursing Home, Prestonsburg, Ky. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin; burial in Sammons Cemetery, Martin. Visitation from 5 p.m. Thursday until service time at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

HOWARD CURRY, 85 of Huntington died Dec. 25 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete. www.ferrell-cahmbersfuneralhome.com.  

JANICE TINCHER DINGESS, 67 of Van, W.Va., died Dec. 26 in CAMC-Memorial Division. Arrangements are incomplete at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va.

WILLIAM DARRELL DUKE SR., 73 of Culloden, husband of Sandy Duke, died Dec. 24. He retired from Westvaco Paper Company and Lowes. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Allen Funeral Home; burial will follow in Valley View Cemetery. Visitation two hours before service. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.

ALICE FAYE FISCHER, 65, of Proctorville, Ohio, wife of Wendell Ray Fischer, died Dec. 24 in Jo-Lin Health Care, Ironton. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville; burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/hall.

DESIRE LYNN GARNES, 43 of Huntington died Dec. 23 at home. Arrangements incomplete at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. www.ferrell-chamberfuneralhome.com.

CARL BIBLE HARMON, 86, of Barboursville died Dec. 22 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio. Private burial. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.  www.schneidergriffin.com.

VIRGINIA L. JAMES, 74, of Gallipolis, Ohio, wife of Russell James, died Dec. 24 in The Ohio State University Medical Center. She retired from Gallipolis Developmental Center. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Gallipolis First Church of the Nazarene; burial in Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire, Ohio. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Cremeens Funeral Home, Gallipolis.

ROBERT L. JONES, 61, of Huntington, died Dec. 25 at home. He worked at the Guyandotte Public Library. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Beard Mortuary. Visitation one hour before service. Donations are suggested to the family to help with funeral costs. www.beardmortuary.com.

KENT GRAYSEN KEATON, 4, son of Kent Gregory and Amanda Henry Keaton of Milton. died Dec. 24 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Celebration of Life will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; private burial. Visitation two hours before service. Contributions are suggested to Graysen’s Gang Gives Project, c/o Ohio Valley Bank, Milton, WV 25541.

HELEN WINONA LARGE, 91, of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of Forrest Large, died Dec. 26 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville.

BENJAMIN MARTINEZ, 71, of Dingess, husband of Alice Martinez, died Dec. 19 at home. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, East Fork Church of God, Twelve Pole, W.Va. Arrangements at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va.

 EUNICE McCOMAS, 91, of Quantico, Md., formerly of East Lynn, died Dec. 25. Johnson Tiller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.

MICHAEL LENWOOD MOUNT, 60 of Ona died Dec. 24 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

JAMES GUY PULLINS SR., 79, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Dec. 25 in Pleasant Valley Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant; burial in Eckard Cemetery, Point Pleasant. Visitation two hours before service. www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.

BETTY RUTH BENTLEY REFFITT, 52, of South Point, Ohio, wife of David Reffitt, died Dec. 25 at home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Globe Funeral Chapel, Olive Hill, Ky.; burial follows in Bentley Cemetery, Olive Hill. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funerla home. www.globefc.com.

SIDNEY TUCSON RITCHIE JR., 76, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky, husband of Ailene Hall Ritchie, died Dec. 22 at home in Hinesville, Ga. He retired from the U.S. Army. Funeral service noon Friday, Clear Creek Free Church, Fisty, Ky.; burial in Ritchie Cemetery, Fisty. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Ky. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com.

JOHN EDWARD SALYER, 73 of Flat Gap, Ky., husband of Ann McKenzie Salyer, died Dec. 25 at home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Flat Gap Baptist Church; burial in Oliver Salyer Cemetery, Flat Gap. Visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Paintsville (Ky.) Funeral Home.

BONNIE SEXTON, 96, of South Point, Ohio, died Dec. 24 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was the owner and operator of the Bon Ton Restaurant. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington; burial will follow in Foster Whispering Pines, Cabell County. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

ROE SKAGGS, 61, of Hager Hill, Ky., died Dec. 25. He was a flagger for the Kentucky State Highway Department. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Blair Cemetery, Hager Hill. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville, Ky.

NANNIE R. SKEENS, 109, of Centerville, Ohio formerly of Fort Gay, died Dec. 18.  Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. January 4, 2014, at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 3, 2014, at the funeral home.

VIRGINIA JEAN SHAFFER SLONE, 80, of Grayson, Ky., died Dec. 26. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church in Grayson; burial will follow in East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Malone Funeral Home, Grayson. www.malonefuneralhome.com. Contributions are suggested to First Church of Christ Food Pantry, 287 Pomeroy St., Grayson, KY 41143, The First Baptist Church Building Fund, 162 N. Court St., Grayson, KY 41143 or Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101

CLAYTON HARVARD WALLACE, 87 formerly of Barboursville, widower of Patricia S. Wallace, died Dec. 24 in St. Luke's Lutheran Home. He retired from ARMCO Steel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville; burial will follow in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation one hour before service.  www.hensonmortuary.com.

PHYLLIS JEAN WATTS, 66 of Chapmanville, W.Va., died Dec. 25 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

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