Sunday, May 16, 2021
Friday, May 14, 2021

DOROTHY E. BLAKE, 100, of Lesage, W.Va., passed away Monday, May 10, 2021, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. She was born October 10, 1920, in Lesage, W.Va., a daughter of the late George Cleveland and Cora Ethel Berry Brewer. She was also preceded in death by her husband, An…

ELMER LEE HAYES JR., age 92, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones on May 11, 2021. He was born in Huntington, W.Va., on June 11, 1928, to the late Elmer and Anna Wilson Hayes. Mr. Hayes was a graduate of Huntington East High School and married Jean Galloway before enli…

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

HELEN JOHNSON MOELLER, 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Huntington, West Virginia, on May 10, 2021. A lifelong Huntington native, she was born April 24, 1931, the first of two children to Lloyd and Olive Johnson. Helen went to Marshall University where she got her Associate…

SHERRY LYNN GIBSON, 63, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was born August 31, 1957, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Sarah Lee Bragg Basenback. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Delbert McKinley Gibson …

Friday, May 07, 2021

GEORGE WAYNE BIAS, 70, of Kenova, W.Va., died Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at his residence. Memorial funeral service will be conducted 6 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Pat Collier officiating. George was born March 14, 1951, in West Hamlin, W.Va., a son …

Thursday, May 06, 2021

JANET J. DRAPER, 86, of Huntington, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 3, 2021, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. She worked at Scott Orthopedics for over 40 years. Janet leaves behind her son, Charles L. Draper II and his partner Beth McAlister of Huntington. A visitation will be conducted …

RONALD LEE NANCE, 82, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Genesis Heritage Center. He was born December 7, 1938, in Huntington, a son of the late William Albert and Mildred Inderia Holley Nance. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Valerie Lynn Nance, and a sist…

VERNON ROY BROWN, 73, of Huntington, W.Va., died Monday, May 3, 2021, at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021, at Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va. Vernon was born January 16, 1948, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Carl Alfred Brown and Betty B…

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

DOW PATRICK PRINO, 93, of Huntington, widower of Judith Prino, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Bellaire at Devonshire, Scott Depot, W.Va. He was born September 7, 1927, in Lorado, W.Va., a son of the late Domenico and Saletta Arcuri Prino. Three sisters, Katherine Prino Barber, Fannie Prino…

JEWELL EVELYN WILDS, 98, of Lavalette, W.Va., widow of Daniel Garland Wilds, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Huntington Health and Rehabilitation. She was born August 9, 1922, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Audley and Florence Geer Smith. She was also preceded in death…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

DARLENE MERRITT, 78, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born April 12, 1943, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Manford and Virgie Burgess Armstrong. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley Merritt, and eleven sibling…

Sunday, April 25, 2021

MARK STEVEN TAYLOR, 65, of Huntington, died Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the UK Medical Center, Lexington, Ky. Mark was born September 4, 1955, in Huntington, a son of Juanita Taylor Heiner of Huntington and the late Billy Jo Taylor. He attended Community of Grace United Methodist Church an…

Thursday, April 22, 2021

JOHN D. McVEY JR., 75, of Culloden, formerly of Huntington, died Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Cabell Health Care Center. He was born August 14, 1945, in Huntington, the son of Ethel Burks McVey and John D. McVey Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents. John graduated from Barboursville H…

PHYLLIS MARIE WOODARD, 73, of Wilson, N.C., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Monday, April 19, 2021, at her residence. She was born January 30, 1948, in Ironton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Vilas Ward and Lillie Mae Wright Ward Huff. She was a retired cashier for Wilson County Sch…

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

JAMES LEE JORDAN, 66, of Huntington, W.Va., died Saturday, April 17, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary in Huntington, and he will be laid to rest in Woodmere Memorial Park. Jimmy was born August 29, 1…

Sunday, April 18, 2021

CHLORA MAE EVANS, 99, of Barboursville, widow of Clyde Evans, died Monday, April 12, 2021, in Paramount Senior Living, Ona. She was born August 24, 1921, in Jean, Ky., a daughter of the late Sam and Madge Kitchen Stewart. She was a homemaker, providing for her husband and children. Survivors…

EDSEL D. STATEN, 93, passed away peacefully April 16, 2021, in Proctorville, Ohio. He was formerly of Canton, Ohio, and Huntington, W.Va. Edsel is survived by his two daughters and their families, Karen and Howard Rose of Malibu, Calif., and Teri Staten and Mark Zellers of St. Cloud, Fla.; g…

Thursday, April 15, 2021

THOMAS IAN SHELTON, 62, of Lesage, W.Va., died Saturday, April 10, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Thomas was born December 1, 1958, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Thomas Condor and Betty Shelton. He worked at Riviera Country Club, he was a Marshall University Alumni Member and …

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

JACK WALLACE GRAHAM, 90, of Lavalette, W.Va., widower of Betty Gene Graham, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born December 7, 1930, in Kenova, W.Va., a son of the late Garfield and Maude Caldwell Graham. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Pa…

PATSY ANN BAILEY, 71, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born August 27, 1949, in Montcoal, W.Va., a daughter of the late James Troy and Edith Marie Milam Bailey. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Lynna Jean “Jeanie”…

Saturday, April 10, 2021
Friday, April 09, 2021

ROBBIE WILSON, 57, of Branchland, W.Va., passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021, at his residence. Robbie was born June 17, 1963, in Huntington, W.Va., a loving son to the late Hal and Myrtle Kelly Wilson of Branchland, W.Va. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by an infan…

Thursday, April 08, 2021

DOUGLAS ALLEN McCOMAS, 58, of Chesapeake, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 5, 2021. Doug was born November 14, 1962, in Huntington, W.Va., to beloved parents David and Brenda Peters McComas of Proctorville, Ohio. He was a retired Union Electrician out of IBEW 728. He is surviv…

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

LARRY R. FARLEY, 80, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021, at his residence. He was born November 8, 1940, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Allen Jennings and Ethelda Jewell Linville Farley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Mary Thompson Farley. Larry wa…

Sunday, April 04, 2021

GARRETT WILLIAM WEEKLEY, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021. Garrett was born April 10, 1996, to parents William “Bill” Weekley and the late Sharon Osborne Weekley. He is survived by one sibling, Blake Weekley; paternal grandparents, Willa May and Gene Weekley; matern…

JOHN HERBERT “JACK” VITAL III, of Huntington, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Jack was born December 14, 1939, in Washington, D.C., the son of the late John H. and Kathryn Vital Jr. He was a retired attorney who practiced in West Virginia and Florida…

Saturday, April 03, 2021

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, CONSTANCE FAY ROACH, 65, loving mother and grandmother, passed away at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. She is survived by her daughter, Christy Ray, Robert Ray, and her granddaughter, Hannah Tharp, Michael Booth. She is also survived by a si…

Friday, April 02, 2021

JAMES ALVIN PINSON, 92, of Huntington, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021, at his home with family by his side. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary with Pastor Dustin McCune officiating. Burial will be in Mose Asbury Cemetery, East Lynn, W…

Thursday, April 01, 2021

JAMES ALVIN PINSON, 92, of Huntington, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021, at his home, with family by his side. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary with Pastor Dustin McCune officiating. Burial will be in Mose Asbury Cemetery, East Lynn, …

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

STEVEN LEE DAMRON, 65, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. He was born March 25, 1955, in Huntington, a son of the late Carroll and Virgie Elizabeth "Betty" Hurley Damron. He was also preceded in death by his son, Brett Micha…

Sunday, March 28, 2021

DANA S. CARNES, 76, of Erie, Pa., formerly of Huntington, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021, at Lecom Village Square, Erie, Pa. She was born April 25, 1944, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Joe and Emma Johnson Reynolds. She was also preceded in de…

Saturday, March 27, 2021

IRMA LEE STOVER, 85, of Huntington, widow of James N. Stover, died Monday, March 22, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center Ironton Campus. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary with Pastor Larry Yost officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Memo…

STEVEN LEE ALLEY SR., 70, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in U.K. Medical Center, Lexington, Ky. Funeral service will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Tom Jones officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.…

Friday, March 26, 2021

OTTO CLIFFORD DANIELS, of Huntington, was born February 27, 1918, in Branchland, Lincoln County, West Virginia. He was surrounded by family when he passed away in his sleep on March 23, 2021. Otto was the son of the late Thomas P. and Bertha Daniels. Otto was a veteran of WWII, serving three…

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

MARLIN CLARK, 86, of Huntington, went to be with his Lord on March 19, 2021, at CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, Hurricane, W.Va. He is the son of Milburn and Edna Stevens Clark. He leaves a brother, Ken Clark; sister, Helen Clark Crabtree of San Antonio, TX; children, Ramonda Thornhill, South Po…

Sunday, March 21, 2021

LARRY E. BOLLING JR., 86, of Huntington, went to his Heavenly home Friday, March 19, 2021, at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Vince Perry officiating. Burial will be in Woodmere Memorial Park. Larry was …

MARGIE BEATRICE FUGATE, 94, of Ona, W.Va., formerly of Barboursville, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at Paramount Assisted Living, Ona. She was born March 19, 1926, in Belfactory, Ala., a daughter of the late John Bruce and Lura Vinson Cash. She was also preceded in death by h…

Friday, March 19, 2021

KAREN LOUISE WOOD, age 78, passed away peacefully March 6, 2021, at home, with her loving husband of 45 years at her side. She was born September 22, 1942, in Charleston, West Virginia, daughter of Paul Dewayne and Agnes Maude (Keffer) Conley. She graduated from Charleston High School. Karen…

Thursday, March 18, 2021

ROBERT TIMOTHY ADAMS, 69, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Monday, March 15, 2021, in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He was born November 16, 1951, in Huntington, a son of the late Robert Lee and Betty Elmore Adams. He was also preceded in death by a son, Brian Timothy A…

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

BETTY DURST CARTER, 93, of Lesage, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in Huntington Health and Rehab. She was born October 1, 1927, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late James B. and Dessie M. Howard Durst. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Allen Carter, and her …

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