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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 Wednesday and at

JAMES DAVID DOBSON, 61, of Huntington died Aug. 7 at home. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements, which are incomplete.

BARBARA MULLINS ELKINS, 91, of Hamlin, W.Va., died Aug. 8 at home. She was a retired secretary from Jackson Gas Company. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Park, Hamlin, W.Va. Due to Covid-19, a private service will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the Hamlin United Methodist Church Building Fund.

ELLA BUUTS HESSON, 95, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Aug. 10. Schneider-Hall Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, which are incomplete.

JOHN WAYNE MCCLASKEY JR., 43, of South Point, Ohio, son of John Wayne McClaskey Sr., died Aug. 7 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was owner and head mechanic for J&L Auto Repair. Celebration of life will be noon Aug. 16, South Point Park. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is assisting his family with arrangements.

KATHRYN W. PERRY, 90, of Hurricane, W.Va., died Aug. 10 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Allen Funeral Home in Hurricane is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Aug.11 from 6 to 8 the Allen Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Aug.12 at Valley View Cemetery in Hurricane. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you honor our mother by making donations to Child Evangelism Fellowship, Inc. of Huntington, WV. CEF of WV Inc., PO Box 190 Ona, WV 25545.

ROBIN PERRY, 50, of Huntington died Aug. 5. There will be no services. Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington, is assisting the family.

TERESA FAYE PRICE, 65, of Danville, W.Va., wife of Terry Price, died Aug. 8 in Hospice, CAMC Memorial, Charleston, W.Va. She was a retired postmaster. Private graveside service 11 a.m. Aug. 12, at Boone Memorial Park, Madison, W.Va. Handley Funeral Home in Danville is assisting the family.

HARRIETT “TULUCY” SMITH, 73, of Charleston died Aug. 6. Funeral service will at noon Aug. 14, Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, W.Va. Visitation one hour before service at the funeral home.

JAMES WILLIAM STEWART, 54, of Fort Gay, husband of Kendra Jean Stewart, died Aug. 9. He was an auctioneer. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne. Burial will follow in the Stewart Family Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

MAGGIE EARLY SMITH SENTERS TACKETT, 78, of Greenup, Ky., widow of Billy Ray Senters and William J. Tackett, died Aug. 10 in Harbor Healthcare, Ironton. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Aug. 13, Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland; burial in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before service. Social distancing and face masks are in effect.

KATHRYN PAULINE TEJEDA, 70, formerly of Wayne County, W.Va., died Aug. 6, in Dania Beach, Fla. Funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne. Visitation will begin at 11 am. Saturday at the funeral home.

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