The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
CLIFFORD JAY ADKINS, 70, of East Lynn, companion of Rayetta Osburn of East Lynn, died Jan. 21 at home. Funeral service noon Jan. 26, Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Visitation two hours before service Sunday at the funeral home.
DEBORAH SUE SHARP BARKER, 63, of Pedro, Ohio, wife of Terry Barker, died Jan. 22 in The Ohio State University Ross Heart Institute. She was a senior Sales Director for Mary Kay. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Jan. 26, C3 Church, South Point, Ohio; burial in Lawrence Furnace Cemetery, Pedro. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at the church. Henson and Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements. www.hensonandkitchen.com.
JAMES WALTER BROWN, 68, of Baisden, W.Va., died Jan. 17 in Logan Regional Medical Center. Funeral service 1 p.m. Jan. 24, Justice Missionary Baptist Church; burial in Justice Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 23 at the church. Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.
ROY LEE DUNIGAN SR., 74, of North Spring, W.Va., died Jan. 22. Funeral service 11 a.m. Jan. 25, Mounts Funeral Chapel, Gilbert, W.Va.; burial in Davis Cemetery, Justice, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 24 at the funeral home.
FREDA KATHLEEN GARRETT, 87, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widow of Kermit G. Garrett, died Jan. 21 at home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Jan. 27 at Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington. Visitation will be one hour before service Monday at the funeral home. www.regerfh.com.
KAY FRANCES McCOY, 73, of Bruno, W.Va., widow of Rev. Ronald McCoy, died Jan. 19 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. Jan. 24, Sandlick Freewill Baptist Church, Bruno; burial in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 23 at the church. Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com.
CONNIE MARIE WHITE MULLINS, 69, of Crown, W.Va., wife of Julian Mullins Jr., died Jan. 22 at home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Jan. 25, Abundant Life Worship Center, Logan, W.Va.; burial in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby Heights, W.Va. Visitation two hours before service Saturday at the church. Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com.
Services for CAROLE CYRUS RATLIFF of Ona, will be 11 a.m. Jan. 27 at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Visitation will be one hour before service Monday at the funeral home. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
CLIFFORD D. RHODES, 77, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Jan. 23 in Holzer Senior Care. He worked in the DGC bakery and kitchen and housekeeping at Holzer Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Jan. 27, Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, Ohio; burial in Neal Cemetery, Mudsoc, Ohio. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 26 at the funeral home. www.willisfuneralhome.com.
EFFIE MARIE TACKETT, 67, of Lenore, W.Va., mother of Darrell Lee Tackett of Varney, W.Va., Michelle Steward of Ashland, Ky., and Samantha Stewart of Huntington, W.Va., died Jan. 17 at home. Memorial service 1 p.m. Jan. 23, Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, W.Va. www.chafinfuneralhome.com.