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BARBARA ANN CALDWELL, 81, of Huntington, widow of Richard Caldwell, died Jan. 14 in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. She was a retired bookkeeper for Mutual of Omaha. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, is assisting the family. w…

EVELYN MARIE HAY, 82, of Prichard, widow of Billy Joe Hay, died Jan. 13 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Jan. 23 at Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Hatton Cemetery, Centerville, W.Va. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at the funeral home. www…

FLORETTA BLAIR (nee Dutton), age 82, of Willowick, passed away January 14, 2022, in LakeWest Medical Center. She was born in Radnor, West Virginia, to the late Emma and George Dutton. Floretta was a material manager at Bailey Controls, retiring in 1999 after 30 years of service. Floretta lov…

FLOYD “BUD” EVANS, 84, of Lesage, W.Va., died Sunday, January 16, 2022, at his residence. Graveside funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, January 21, 2022, at Cyrus Cemetery, Prichard, W.Va., with Elder Kevin Dixon officiating. Floyd was born January 11, 1938, in Webb, W.Va. (Wayn…

ROBERT LUCIAN GROSE, 80, of Huntington, died Jan. 14 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a laborer for the Huntington Park Board. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Jan. 21 at Chapman’s Mortuary. Burial will be in Barker Cemetery, Cabell County. Visitation will be one hour prior to …

RUBY PORTER, 88, of Culloden, W.Va., formerly of East Lynn, W.Va., went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 16, 2022, peacefully surrounded by her children. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, January 21, 2022, at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, W.Va., by Pastor David Vicke…

JAMES OWEN SHAFER, 61, of Proctorville, Ohio, died Jan. 15. Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Jan. 22 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial following in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour before service. www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

PHYLLIS ANNE LOCEY passed away of natural causes on Monday morning, January 10, 2022. In recent years, she had been courageously battling a number of serious health concerns. Phyllis Locey was born in Lawrence County, Ohio, the second daughter of Virginia Jones Locey and Donald Vernon Locey.…

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