Wednesday, January 20, 2021

JEWEL ALICE “JUDY” BROWNING, 91, passed away on January 18, 2021, just 3 days before her 92nd birthday. Judy was born January 21, 1929, in Huntington, W.Va. She is survived by her children, Robert R. Browning Jr., Michael P. (Annie) Browning and Valorie Browning Zehler (Dick) Skidmore; her g…

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

BERNICE ELOISE REED PERRY, 96, of Rockledge, Fla., died peacefully Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Eloise was born February 12, 1924, in Williamson, W.Va., a daughter of the late Abel and Norma Harris Reed. Raised in Barboursville, Eloise spent most of her life in and around Huntington to stay i…

Sunday, January 17, 2021

MARY JANE WAGERS, 96, of Bluefield, W.Va., formerly of Huntington, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at the Maples Nursing Home, Bluefield, W.Va. She was the widow of James F. Wagers, who died September 21, 1991. She was born November 22, 1924, in Wilmerding, Pa., a daught…

NEELY ASBURY, 89, of Huntington, widower of Permella Jane Asbury, died Thursday, January 14, 2021, at his residence. Graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at Woodmere Abbey of Remembrance, with his son, Pastor Ivan Asbury, officiating. Burial will be in Woodm…

Thursday, January 14, 2021

With her family at her side, in a room full of love, our beloved Mother, BEVERLY SUE BRUMFIELD, 81, of Lesage, W.Va., died Saturday, January 9, 2021, in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House after a brief illness. Her joy of living, genuine easy smile, infectious laugh as well as her care an…

VIRGINIA M. BARTKOW, 93, of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday, January 6, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. A celebration of her life will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Virginia was born March 28, 1927, in Delhi, N.Y., a daughte…

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

WILLIAM ROBERT HOWARD, 79, of Huntington, companion of Tammy Clary, died Saturday, January 9, 2021, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born March 14, 1941, in Huntington, a son of the late Lawrence and Ruby Howard. His wife, Linda Kay Mount Howard, also preceded him in death. He retired f…

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

REGINA FAYE “JEANNIE” SIZEMORE, 54, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Mike Fortner, died Saturday, January 9, 2021, at her residence. She was born July 22, 1966, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Drucilla Mae Blevins Lucas and the father who raised her, Clarence Lucas. Jeannie was a b…

VIRGINIA M. BARTKOW, 93, of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday January 6, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. A Celebration of her life will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington. Virginia was born March 28, 1927, in Delhi, N.Y., a daughter…

Sunday, January 10, 2021

JOY COMBS ROACH, 88, of Barboursville, formerly of Huntington, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 7, 2021, in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. She was born June 9, 1932, in Wittensville, Ky., a daughter of the late Ben and Mae Rice Combs. She was also preceded in deat…

Friday, January 08, 2021

ANNA LEE GENEVA MOUNT, 91, of Ona, W.Va., passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, in Cabell Health Care Center, Culloden. She was born September 28, 1929, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Earl and Gillie B. Hayes Mount. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Garnett Mart…

DONALD JASON WORKMAN, 38, of South Point, Ohio, died Friday, January 1, 2021, in Ashland, Ky. Jason was born December 11, 1982, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of Pamela Harrah Bartrum of Ashland and the late John Workman. Jason was a U.S. Army veteran and worked in construction as a pipefitter.…

PEGGY LORETTA MAYS, 87, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widow of Rev. Robert D. Mays, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at her residence. Peggy was born March 26, 1933, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Floyd Jobe and Margaret Brooks Puckett. She was retired from St. Mary’s Medical Center. In…

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

ROBERT PASKO II, 59, known to his family and friends as Rob or Robbie, was escorted by Angels to Heaven on January 2, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. He was born December 2, 1961, in Charleston, W.Va., to the late Robert and Tessie L. Pasko, also of Huntington. Rob gr…

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

MARTHA ANN GILL, 77, of Barboursville, W.Va., died Thursday, December 31, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 3 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the White Chapel Mausoleum, White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, with Pastor Jerry Matt officiating. …

ROBERT PASKO II, 59 known to his family and friends as Rob or Robbie, was escorted by Angels to Heaven on January 2, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. He was born December 2, 1961, in Charleston, W.Va., to the late Robert and Tessie L. Pasko, also of Huntington. Rob gre…

WILLIAM STEPHEN RICHARDSON, 42, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center after suffering a traumatic brain injury. There will be a celebration of Stephen’s life at a later date. Stephen was born September 13, 1978, in Huntington, W.Va., a son …

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

BETTY JO RAMEY, 90, of Huntington, W.Va., died Thursday, December 24, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted at noon Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Bill Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Memorial P…

CELIA ANN BUCHANAN, of Huntington, passed away on December 27, 2020. She was born February 24, 1945, in Ashland, Kentucky, and was the daughter of the late Harry and Mildred Click. She was a graduate of Paul Blazer High School and earned an associate degree in business. She was preceded in d…

JAMES EDWARD DAILEY, 90, 03/03/1930-12/27/2020, born in Lincoln County, W.Va., entered the gates of Heaven at CHH after a sudden illness. Waiting for him at the gates were his parents, James Edgar Dailey and Nellie Browning Dailey Adkins Walden; three of his four children, Phillip Charles, J…

Sunday, December 27, 2020

NETTIE LOU DULING, 86, of Huntington, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020, in Heritage Center. There will be no services. Nettie Lou was born August 3, 1934, in Wayne County, a daughter of the late Virgil and Mary Buckingham Akers. She was a lifelong member of Johnson Memorial United Methodist C…

VICTOR JEROME CRUTCHER, 61, of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away peacefully with his loved ones by his side Monday, December 21, 2020. Victor was born August 12, 1959, in Huntington, a son of the late Robert and Laura Arlene Billups Crutcher. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and worked at the W…

Saturday, December 26, 2020

KATHERINE A. LOCKHART, 78, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. She was born March 31, 1942, in Cabell County, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Hastin “Shorty” Adkins and Thelma Smith Holderby. She was the owner a…

Thursday, December 24, 2020

JOHN CARL STEPP, 91, of Huntington, husband of Betty Jo Kelley Stepp, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2020, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born June 8, 1929, in Kermit, W.Va., a son of the late William Harlan Stepp Sr. and Gertrude Stewart Stepp. Six siblings, Lionel Stepp, Elizabet…

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

JANIS ANN CARNES McVEY, 72, of Proctorville, Ohio, died peacefully Sunday, December 20, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. She was born September 19, 1948, the daughter of the late Regil “Burl” and Catherine “Kitty” Mae Carnes of Clendenin, W.Va. She was a 1966 graduate …

Sunday, December 20, 2020

PARIS DELMORE ADKINS, 88, of South Point, Ohio, died Monday, November 30, 2020, at the V.A. Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at Ridgelawn Memorial Park’s Abbey of Devotion. Burial will follow. Paris was born March 17, 1932, in Wayne, a son …

Friday, December 18, 2020

LARRY MORRIS LEMASTER, 80, of Huntington, died Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at his residence. Private services will be held with Pastor L.D. Hutchison officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Larry was born July 10, 1940, in Huntington, a son of the late Morris Buster and Glady…

REV. DOREEN ELOISE ADKINS, 86, of Huntington, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from Heritage Center, Huntington. She was born December 11, 1934, in Lavalette, Wayne County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Alva and Ruth Sullivan Lucas. She had retired from the Departme…

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

DANNY E. ADKINS, “Dan the Man” “Danny Boy” “Commish,” 66, of Huntington, W.Va., went home to be with his Savior and was reunited in Heaven with his family Saturday, December 12, 2020, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, December 17, at River Cit…

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

SHANNON LEE CLARK, 73, of Huntington, widow of Walter Allen Clark, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020, at her residence. She was born July 1, 1947, in Smithers, W.Va., a daughter of the late George and Cora Crum O’Dell. One son, Walter Allen Clark II, also preceded her in death. She ret…

Sunday, December 13, 2020

DARRELL KENT “BO” MITCHELL, 61, of Huntington, died Saturday, December 5, 2020, at his residence. He was born July 21, 1959, in Huntington, a son of the late Roy Malcolm Mitchell. He was a self-employed laborer. Funeral services will be conducted noon Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at Chapman’s…

JANET EILEEN KOON, age 77, born in Muskegon, Mich., passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2020, in Huntington. Janet served in the U.S. Army from 1962-1967, where she met her loving husband, Donald Wayne Koon. She was a retired LPN nurse and dedicated caregiver for Hospice of Huntington. She…

Friday, December 11, 2020

JACK RONALD CAPEHART, 92, of Barboursville, husband of Linda Gail Toppins Edmonds Capehart, died on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born July 17, 1928, in Huntington, a son of the late Clarence Clayton Capehart Sr. and Blanche Gay Tolley Capehart. In addition t…

Thursday, December 10, 2020

TERRY LYNN ELDER, 57, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at her daughter’s residence in Crown City, Ohio. She was born June 11, 1963, in Los Angeles, Calif., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Violet Gue Elder. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Timmy …

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

BARBARA ELLEN KNAPP went to be with the Lord Jesus on December 7, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She loved her pets and doing jigsaw puzzles. Her laughter was infectious, and she will be missed. She was retired from the Cabell County School System where she was employed as a school cook…

PAUL WESLEY THOMASSON, 86, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of 56 years of Margaret Fay Billups Thomasson, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Cornerstone Hospital of Huntington. Due to the pandemic, masks will be required for protocol at the graveside funeral service that will be cond…

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

BARBARA ELLEN KNAPP went to be the Lord Jesus on December 7, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She loved her pets and doing jigsaw puzzles. Her laughter was infectious, and she will be missed. She was retired from the Cabell County School System where she was employed as a school cook. She…

CAROLYN ELAINE BROWN HARRISON, 75, of Barboursville, W.Va., formerly of Charles Town, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at The Village of Riverview, Barboursville, W.Va. Carolyn was born February 16, 1945, in Charles Town, W.Va., daughter of the late Gaius L…

ELMER DAVIS, 86, of Branchland, W.Va., passed away Monday, December 7, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shelby Jean “Sis” Davis, and six brothers. He is survived by his children, Johnny, Ricky, Randy and Jamie (Rosemary) Davis from Branchland, W.Va., …

JOHN CALVIN GOOCH, 75, of Lesage, W.Va., husband of Mary Gooch, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a former crane operator with Vecellio & Grogan, Inc. John was born in Huntington, W.Va., son of the late John Ellis and Ola Johnson Gooch. In additio…

Friday, December 04, 2020

JEWELL RAYE FITZPATRICK WEBB, 85, of Huntington, died peacefully with her children by her side on Monday, November 30, 2020. She was born October 15, 1935, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Hobart and Lorene Cassady Fitzpatrick. Additional family preceding her in death: her son, Kevin Au…

LINDA CARTER BIAS, 70, a lifelong resident of Prices Creek Road in Huntington, W.Va., passed away at her home December 1, 2020, surrounded by family. Linda is survived by her husband of 45 years, Larry A. Bias; their son, Lee, along with his wife, Nikki; and one sister she never had, Becky N…

Thursday, December 03, 2020

MONROE MILLER, 69, of Prichard, W.Va., died Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in the VA Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, December 4, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Dr. Mark Conner officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursvi…

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

DR. ROBERT A. “BOB” CULP JR., 80, of Ona, W.Va., died peacefully at his home on November 28, 2020, surrounded by his devoted family. Bob was born January 4, 1940, in Gadsden, Ala., a son of the late Robert A. and Frances Moorer Culp. Bob attended the University of Alabama where he earned his…

Sunday, November 29, 2020

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…

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

CAREL JEAN “BUCK” ADKINS, 82, of Sistersville, W.Va., formerly of Huntington, passed away Monday, November 23, 2020, in Wheeling Hospital. He was born March 18, 1938, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Ivell and Beatha Adkins. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Janice Adki…

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, MD, died peacefully at his home on November 22, 2020. He was surrounded by loved ones led by Maria, his wife, companion and loving caregiver of 46 years. He had also been receiving compassionate care from Hospice of Huntington. Born June 8, 1925, in Coatzacoalcos, Veracru…

Sunday, November 22, 2020

ANDREW JOBE CRUM, 64, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born January 29, 1956, in Huntington, a son of the late William J. and Esther M. Puckett Crum. He was retired from Steel of WV. Survivors include a sister and brother-in-…

ANN B. WAYMIRE, 93, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Monday, November 16, 2020, in Heritage Center. She was born August 20, 1927, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Hillis C. and Edith Mae Dickey Dillon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul A. Waymire; a son, Sgt. J…

Friday, November 20, 2020

DR. GARY L. RIPLEY, 90, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Jeri James Ripley, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, from his residence, with his loving wife by his side. He was born October 31, 1930, in New Philadelphia, Ohio, a son of the late Wesley Meredith a…

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