AILETA JUNE GILLIAM PRESTON, 86, of Kenova, W.Va., passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, November 30, 2020, at Spring Valley Memory Gardens with her brother-in-law Arvil Maynard officiating. June was born Ma…

DONNA JANE ADKINS, 81, of Wayne, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord Friday, November 27, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Elder Tony Clay. Burial following in Bowen Cemetery. She wa…

ERIC SCOTT McCOMAS, 44, of Lavalette, W.Va., passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at home. He was born in Huntington, W.Va., on September 15, 1976, the son of the late Oscar Noah Jr. and Lorraine Eudora Cook McComas. Eric was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Survivors include li…

JUDY BAYS, 75, of Huntington, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, November 30, 2020, at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Burial will follow. She was born April…

LANA JEANETTE HILL, 74, of Barboursville, wife of Haskel Joe Hill, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born April 15, 1946, in Point Pleasant, W.Va., a daughter of the late Wilbur Ferrell and Edith Martin Wamsley. In addition to her parents, her fi…

RAYMOND “MIKE” ADKINS, 69 years old, died Thursday, November 26, 2020. He retired from Special Metals in 2010. Mike is survived by his wife, Nancy, of 44 years, daughter, Mitzi Meade, and grandsons, Tucker Meade and Brock Meade. He was a veteran of the US Army Reserve. The Cincinnati Reds we…

RITCHIE DALE FLUTY, 69, of Huntington, W.Va., left this world for Heaven on Friday, November 27, 2020, in Huntington, W.Va., at his home, surrounded by loved ones. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Funeral services w…

ROBERT AARON STEPHENS, 40, of Wayne, son of Robert Austin Stephens of East Lynn and Elaine Adkins Robertson of Genoa, died Nov. 26. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Nov. 30 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial will follow in Stephens Cemetery, Wayne. Visitation will be two hours befor…

ROSA LEA McCARTNEY TENNEY, 84, of Huntington passed away peacefully on November 26, 2020, in Bridgeport Nursing Home, Portsmouth, Ohio. Rosa Lea was born April 25, 1936, in Upshur County, the youngest daughter of the late William Clarence and Sarah Edna Elizabeth Forinash McCartney. She is s…

SHIRLEY FRANCES BALDWIN, 84, of Nitro, passed away November 20, 2020. She was a graduate of Milton Jr.-Sr. High School. She attended Marshall College, earning a Master’s Degree in vocational home economics. Shirley taught at Hurricane High School, Concord State Teachers’ College, Poca Grade …

TOMMY EUGENE CLAGG, 70, of Milton, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 27, 2020. He was born on September 30, 1950, in Cabell County, a son of the late Larry and Lea Clagg. He is also preceded in death by two sisters, Opal Black and Audrey Blake, and by two brothers, Lar…

JERRY DUANE EDWARDS, 83, of South Point, Ohio, died Nov. 25 in Ashland Community Hospice. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 30 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation will be one hour before service. www.eh…

MICHAEL GLENN KIRBY, 59, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Paula “Pam” Kirby, died Nov. 25 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. Funeral services will be noon Nov. 30 at Grace Gospel Church, Huntington. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Wayne County. Visitation will be one hou…

TONYA GAYLE ELLISON, 60, of South Point, Ohio, wife of James Ellison III, died Nov. 19 in St. Mary’s Medical Campus, Ironton. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio. Visitation will be one hour before service. www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

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