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 Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
BARBARA LOUISE AYLOR, 87, of Huntington, wife of William Aylor, died May 16 in Enterprise, Fla. Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, is assisting her family. www.chapmans-mortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vitas Community Connection 5420 Northwest 33rd Avenue Suite, 100 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
RENA LOUISE BIRKBECK, 70, of Wayne, widow of James Birkbeck, died May 17 at home. He had been a Certified Nursing Assistant at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Morris Funeral Home, Wayne; burial in Wayne Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before service Tuesday at the funeral home.
JOYCE LOUENE CARNES, 71, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Albert Merrill Carnes, died May 18, at King's Daughters Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio; burial in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. www.slackandwallace.com.
JANICE CHAFIN, 80, of Laurel Creek, W.Va., wife of Chester Chafin, died May 18 at home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Freedom United Baptist Church, Laurel Creek, W.Va.; burial in Chafin Cemetery, Laurel Creek. Visitation will be after 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. www.ChafinFuneralHome.com.
CARL E. COLLINS, 74, of Coal Grove, Ohio, husband of Barbara Campbell Collins, died May 16 in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He retired from Coach Marketing Company. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
ERIE MARIE VANCE ELLIOTT, 49, of Branchland, W.Va., died May 18. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, McClarity Baptist Church, Branchland, W.Va.; burial will follow in Old Place Cemetery, Branchland. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the church. McGhee-Handley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.handleyfh.com.
HAROLD LLOYD FARMER, 83, of Logan, W.Va., husband of Dorothy Belcher Farmer, died May 18 in Dignity Hospice House, Chapmanville, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Akers-James Funeral Home, Logan, W.Va.; burial in Guyan Memorial Gardens, Godby, W.Va. Visitation will be two hours before service Wednesday at the funeral home. www.jamesfh.com.
AUDREY BELLE HAMMACK, 86, of Leon, W.Va., died May 18. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial in Forest Hills Cemetery, Flat Rock, W.Va. Visitation will be two hours before service Tuesday at the funeral home.
MARY LOU HATFIELD, 89, of Hanover, W.Va., died May 19 at home. Funeral service will be noon Wednesday, Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert, W.Va.; burial in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, W.Va. Visitation will be one hour before service at the funeral home.
BETTY JOYCE BROTHERS HOOVER, 98, of Huntington, widow of Berchard C. Hoover, died May 3 at home. Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Friday, Woodmere Abbey of Remembrance. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at the cemetery. Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, is assisting the family.
EMMA MAE HOWARD, 102, of Huntington, died May 19 at home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Antioch Baptist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Entombment will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
MICHAEL DAVID NICHOLAS, 51, of Barboursville, husband of Misty Simmons Nicholas, died May 16, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. There will be a celebration of life from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Spirit of Faith Church, Kenova. Arrangements by Beard Mortuary.
LARRY RAY OGIER JR., 62, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died May 18, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial in Henderson (W.Va.) Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before service.
THELMA LEE HOWARD PELFREY, 76, of Kenova, died May 19. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Maple Hill Cemetery. There will be no visitation and no procession to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if you want to remember her, plant a perennial in her honor. www.rollinsfh.com.
TERRY DALE SPENCE, 52, of Robinette, W.Va., son of Zola Adkins Spence Conner, with whom he made his home, died May 17 in CAMC Memorial Division, Charleston, W.Va. He was a steam cleaner with Garrettson's Machine Shop, Rum Creek, W.Va. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, W.Va., where services will begin at 7 p.m.
JIMMIE WARREN SPURLOCK, 98, of Barboursville, died May 19. He was a retired City of Huntington firefighter. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be conducted at noon Wednesday, Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, in charge of arrangements.
KRISTY NICOLE TACKETT 35, Milford Ohio formerly of Canada, Ky., daughter of Marilyn Tackett of Grayson, Ky., died May 14 at home. There will be a visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, Milford, Ohio, followed by a memorial service.
KHLOE MICHELLE TOTH, infant daughter of Christopher Steven and Tiffany Marie Toth of Huntington, died May 16, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. There will be no services. Henson and Kitchen Mortuary,Huntington, is assisting the family. www.hensonandkitchen.com.