Thursday, August 05, 2021

PAUL DWAINE RYDER, 69, of Lesage, W.Va., passed away July 29, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born December 18, 1951, in Milton, a son of the late Curtis Paul Ryder and Ruth Woodard Ryder. He was preceded in death by one son, Tracy Ryder. He is survived by two daughters, Stacy Car…

Sunday, August 01, 2021

DAVID LEO CHAPMAN, 80, of Milton, passed away July 31, 2021. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at the Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, by Minister Danny Evans. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. He was born February 10, 1941, in Milton, a son of t…

Thursday, July 29, 2021

DAVID EUGENE CLARK, 80, of Culloden, W.Va., passed away at home Sunday, July 25, 2021. David was born June 12, 1941, in Coon Creek, W.Va., the son of Versie Marie Clark and Henry Sylvester Clark. David was preceded in death by his son, David Douglas Clark; Vonda Gay Erwin; and Tamara Faye Cl…

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

DANA “HUCK” HAMMOND, 60, of Huntington, passed away July 22, 2021, at his residence. He was born July 7, 1961, to the late Leo and Jewell Hammond. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. He leaves behind his children, Tia, George (Kayla) and Jesse (Logan), and their mo…

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

JEFFREY ELDON PAUGH, age 53, of Barboursville, West Virginia, passed away July 21, 2021. Jeff was born May 5 in Huntington, W.Va., to Eldon Lee and Deborah Kaye Lewis Paugh. He was a graduate of Barboursville High School and attended Marshall University and Cabell County Vocational School wi…

ROBERT CLAYTON PULLEN, 72, of Milton, W.Va., went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 24, 2021. He was born February 9, 1949, in Kanawha County, a son of the late Orville and Geraldine Clark Pullen. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Gary Allen Pullen. He is survived by two …

ROY GLENN BERRY, 40, of Chesapeake, Ohio, passed away July 23, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Rev. Johnny Gue. Burial will be in Ramey Cemetery. He was born Septem…

Sunday, July 25, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021

ELDON A. NICELY, 81, of Barboursville, passed away July 21, 2021. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Rev. David Cardwell. Burial will be in Bowen Cemetery. He was born September 19, 1939, in Cabel…

PEGGY M. MAMULA, 83, of Huntington, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Pastor Kevin Lantz, Steele Memorial UMC. Entombment will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Hu…

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

LYLE THOMAS BROOKS, 63, of Branchland, W.Va., passed away July 17, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Bishop Gary L. Edwards. Burial will be in Baylous Cemetery,…

Sunday, July 18, 2021

ANGELES CARRION ROMERO was born in Mexico on Sept. 11, 1954, and passed in Huntington, West Virginia, on July 3, 2021. She had one son, Arturo Lopez Romero, and 12 brothers and sisters. I will always treasure the 29 years she loved me, as I loved her. She came to U.S.A. in 1983, worked very …

GLORIA “DEE” JEAN BOWEN, 68, of Ona, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021. She was born July 11, 1953, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Clarence Jones and Betty Jane Blake Gerlach. She was a retired registered nurse at St. Mary’s Medical Center after thirty-three years of service. In addit…

HAZEL MAE KIRBY, 95, of Ona, passed away on July 15, 2021, at her home. She was born July 6, 1926, in Milton, a daughter of the late Andrew and Rachel Lykins Gwinn. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Vintson G. Kirby; and three sons, Jessie Kirby, Daniel Kirby and Bruce Kirby. Sh…

PANSY MARGARET BOOTH, 90, of Culloden, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Teays Valley Center in Hurricane, W.Va. Pansy was the first born on September 19, 1930, to the late Garland and Jewell Hinkley Hicks. Pansy is preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Booth; brother, Paul; sis…

Saturday, July 17, 2021

DR. DAN L. JOHNSON, 72, of Cross Lanes, W.Va., passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021. He was born October 5, 1948, in West Hamlin, W.Va, a son of I. Ray Johnson of Salt Rock and the late Lilly Mae Sowards Johnson. Dan had a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Marshall University. He then decided…

Thursday, July 15, 2021
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

JANET AUSTIN FOSTER, 73, of Kenova, W.Va., passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, at her home. She was born January 7, 1948, in Wayne County, W.Va., a daughter of the late James Austin Owens and Wilma Owens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a stepson, Michael Brian Foster…

PAMELA CAROL COOPER, 62, of Barboursville, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021, at her residence. Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2021, at Our Lady of Fatima by Father Tijo George. Entombment will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. She was born July 13, 1958, i…

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

CINDY DONNELA STEVENS, 50, of Ravenna, Ky., formerly of Salt Rock, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was born December 11, 1970, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of Donna Mae Gue Stevens and the late Clyde Stevens Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Rachel Stevens and Bethany…

JOSEPH A. McKAY, 69, of Hurricane, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 9, 2021, after taking his long health battle one day at a time. Joe was born April 18, 1952, in Charleston, W.Va., and was preceded in death by both his parents, Clifford and Pauline McKay; grandparents, …

Sunday, July 11, 2021

JUANITA BAILEY, 83, of Barboursville, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, July 9, 2021. She was born July 1, 1938, in Cabell County, a daughter of the late Henry and Ada Aliff Chatterton. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Carlton Delano Bailey, and all of her siblings. She w…

ROLAND LOPER, 91, of South Shore, Ky., passed away July 8, 2021. He was born March 23, 1930, in Greenup County, Ky., a son of the late Alfred and Sarah Elizabeth Bear Loper. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Loper; children, Wanda Gay, Ada Darlene and James Finford; and gran…

Saturday, July 10, 2021
Friday, July 09, 2021

CARL EUGENE BURNS, 81, of Barboursville, passed away July 7, 2021. He was born January 18, 1940, in Cabell County, a son of the late Charles and Rosa Dunford Burns. He is preceded in death by his wife, Elnora Perry Burns. He is survived by his brother, Robert Tracy Burns of Huntington. There…

DELORAS ANN STEELE, 81, of Ocala, Florida, and formerly of Huntington, West Virginia, passed away at her residence on Friday, July 2, 2021. She was born December 21, 1939, in Narrows, Virginia, to Lewis Mullins and Virginia Browning Mullins. Deloras was known for her kindness and love for he…

Thursday, July 08, 2021

PAMELA KAYE PECK, 60, of Barboursville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 17, 2021. She was born October 24, 1960, in Cabell County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Pete and Helen Ball Hunt. She was an employee of MSC Industrial Supply. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in …

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

SHANE MICHAEL JOHNSON, 45, of Ashton, W.Va., passed away Monday, June 28, 2021. He was born September 16, 1975, in Huntington, a son of David and Wanda Berry Johnson. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Leandria Johnson; four daughters, Kyley Baylous (Rudy), Lexi Martinez…

Sunday, July 04, 2021

BETTY LOU TESTERMAN, 84, of Milton, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 27, 2021. A Celebration of Life will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2021, at Milton Baptist Church, Pastor Allen Stewart officiating. She was born March 2, 1937, in Barboursville, a daughter of the late…

FRANK FULTON SMITH, 87, of Milton, passed away July 2, 2021, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was born June 11, 1934, in Milton, a son of the late Herbert and Eva Looney Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Pauline Smith. He was so proud of his family and was …

KIMBERLY SUE RAYBURN (Ryder), 65, of Barboursville, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at home, surrounded and held by her loving husband and children. She was born May 21, 1956, in Huntington, a daughter of Othella A. Ryder and the late Bobby T. Ryder. She is also preceded in death by …

MARY LILLIAN RAMSEY, 86, of Supply, N.C., passed away June 30, 2021, at Universal Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born July 14, 1934, in Milton, a daughter of the late Wesley and Goldie Johnson Ramsey. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Gertrude Ramsey, Sarah Ramsey, Loretta Ramsey,…

Friday, July 02, 2021

BETTY LOU TESTERMAN, 84, of Milton, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 27, 2021. A Celebration of Life will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2021, at Milton Baptist Church, Pastor Allen Stewart officiating. She was born March 2, 1937, in Barboursville, a daughter of the late…

Thursday, July 01, 2021

WILLIS GUE, 92, of Lesage, W.Va., passed away Monday, June 28, 2021, at home. He was born March 21, 1929, in Cabell County, a son of the late Walter and Eathel Cremeans Gue. He was retired from Steel of W.Va., and he attended Oak Hill UBI Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded i…

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

ANGELA LEIGH COOPER, 51, of Culloden, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 25, 2021, at CAMC Memorial, Charleston. She was born June 26, 1969, in Huntington, W.Va. She was preceded in death by her parents, Teresa Dawn Leadman Cooper and Ronald Edward Cooper; brothers, Jeffery…

On Saturday, June 26, 2021, OLIVER BAILEY, of Huntington, took his last Harley ride through the back roads of West Virginia and joined his beloved dog, Bruno, on the other side of this life. Born March 18, 1986, to John Bailey, deceased, and Sandy Bailey Snedegar, Oliver is survived by his m…

PAMELA JEAN DOTSON, 65, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away June 26, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born October 5, 1955, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Odie Otho and Patricia Marie Cole Brooks. She is survived by her husband, Curtis John Dotson; two daughters and so…

ROBERTA JANE EPLION, 88, of Huntington, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 25, 2021, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born March 29, 1933, in Lincoln County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Albert and Iva Jaynes Smith. She was retired from Owens-Illinois afte…

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