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 Friday and at

BARBARA ELLEN BLATT of Huntington, died Sept. 10 at home. She retired from WPBY. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Springhill Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at Reger Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m.

BETTY JUNE DAVIS, 71, of Williamson, W.Va., widow of Joseph Robert Davis Jr., did Sept. 10 in Williamson Memorial Hospital. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. Sept. 13, Fellowship Baptist Church, Lenore, W.Va.; burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, W.Va. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 12 at the church. R.E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

CHAD A. HESSON, 40, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Sept. 10. At his request there will be no visitation. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant is assisting the family.

TOLBERT RUSSELL MARCUM, 65, of Canada, Ky., father of Tolbert Marcum II of Greenville, Tenn., Sabrina Bowens of Morristown, Tenn, Angie Stollings of Chapmanville, W.Va., and Johnathon Marcum of Missouri, died Sept. 11 at home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Sept. 15, R.E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry, Ky.; burial in Thacker Family Cemetery, Canada. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14 at the funeral home.

MARY FRANCES BATTEN MIDKIFF, 90, of Huntington, died Aug. 29, 2019 at The Woodlands. She was a retired bookkeeper for Alignment Services. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Sept. 14 at White Chapel Mausoleum. A Celebration of Life Service will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at The Woodlands. Reger Funeral Home is assisting the family.

DONALD LEE MILLS JR., 62 of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, at the Emogene Dolin Hospice House. The family will receive friends at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Beard Mortuary, a Family and Friends Remembrance service will be held at 12:30 p.m., followed by Funeral Liturgy at 1 p.m. with Msgr. Dean Borgmeyer officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a donation to the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

DOROTHY MAE NEACE, 83, of Switzer, W.Va., died Sept. 1 in Charleston Area Medical Center. Collins Funeral Home, Switzer, is in charge of arrangements.

TAMMY J. PLYBON, 58, of Huntington, wife of Frank Plybon, died Sept. 10 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sept. 15, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Wayne. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept.14 at the funeral home.

ANDREW ALAN UNROE, 18, of Proctorville, Ohioson of Brent and Amanda Unroe, died Sept. 7. Private family services will be held. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville, Ohio assisted the family with arrangements.

GARY TED WORKMAN, 60, of Huntington, husband of Bonnie Lynn Workman, died Sept. 7, in Heritage Center. He was a laborer in the steel industry and a polisher for Blenko Glass. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington. Visitation will be one hour before service Saturday at the funeral home.

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