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…

BONNIE LOU EDMONDS, 73, of Lesage, W.Va., passed away January 16, 2021. She was born October 18, 1947, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Leonard and Mabel Winters Murphy. She was a member of Cox’s Landing Methodist Church. She was also preceded in death by her twin sister, Connie …

ELIZABETH JEAN HICKS, 72, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away January 7, 2021. She was born October 14, 1948, in Huntington, W.Va., to the late William “Bill” and Marvel Marie Black Hicks. She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Harry, Frank, Wetzel, Donald, Bo; one sister, Rebecca Fe…

GARY LEE POWERS, 73, of Milton, W.Va., passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021. He was born January 19, 1947, in Cabell County, a son of the late Strickling and Violet Powell Powers. He is also preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda Lewis and Sandra Chapman; and nephew, Greg Stowasser. Gary …

GLADYS MAE BROOKS, 73, took her last breath on earth and her first breath in Heaven on January 15, 2021. She was born June 19, 1947, in Floyd County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Bill and Rebecca Stephens Baker. She was also preceded in death by eleven siblings. She is survived by her hu…

JAMES GREGORY RAMEY, 60, of Crum, W.Va., claimed his crown in Heaven on January 15, 2021. He was born February 15, 1960, at Bridgeton, New Jersey, a son of J.C. and Ruth Ramey. Greg Ramey was one in a million. His zeal for life was seen by his bright spirit and smiling face. Greg has been he…

LILLIAN SONGER NOBLE passed peacefully to Heaven January 17, 2021. She was the daughter of Oscar "Bud" and Katie Rabel Songer. Husband of 70 years, Brady Noble; daughters, Karen (Keith) Weatherholt, Gan (Darrell) Bledsoe; son, Dewey (Debbie) Noble are rejoicing in her homegoing, but she will…

PAUL PC ADKINS, 89, of Lesage, husband of Carolyn Adkins, died Jan. 17 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He was a retired brakeman with the railroad. Private family services will be held. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrang…

RANDY PENNINGTON, 50 of Huntington, husband of Melony Pennington, died Jan. 17 in UK HealthCare, Lexington, Ky.  He was an employee of the American Red Cross, Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at Henson and Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington. www.hensonandkitchen.com.

ROBERT ANTHONY WILLIAMSON, 57, of Milton, W.Va., passed away January 8, 2021. He was born April 12, 1963, in Huntington, a son of the late James Clifford and Alice Fay Jeffers Williamson. He is survived by his wife, Beth Meadows Williamson; and his son, J. Clinton Williamson; three sisters, …

JAMES LEWIS REED, 73, of South Point, Ohio, cousin of Judi and A.J. Reed, both of South Point and Paul Reed of Ashland, died Jan. 18 at home. At his request, there are no services. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is in charge of arrangements. www.slackandwallace.com. 

JANICE MAE MATNEY SHARP, 83, of Coal Grove, Ohio, widow of James Ira Sharp, died Jan. 16 at home. She was a homemaker. Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Jan. 20, at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of arrangements. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net. 

KATHY WARD CLARK, 74, of South Point, Ohio, died Jan. 16 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. No services will be held. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements. www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

LYDIA VIRGINIA LAWSON, 85, of Kitts Hill, Ohio, widow of Wendell Lawson, died Jan. 14 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Jan. 20, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Olive Furnace Cemetery follows. Visitation will be one hour b…

NORMAN RAY NANCE, 87, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Peggy S. Nance, died Jan. 17 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.   

SAMUEL HALL, 87, of Proctorville, Ohio, widower of Irene Hall, died Jan. 17 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.  

SANDRA KAY McCLARY THACKER, 70 of South Point, Ohio, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021, at her home. She was born October 23, 1950, in Huntington, W.Va., daughter of the late Gray McClary and Juanita Riddle. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, John Thacker Jr.; daughter, Fonda Car…

WENDELL KENNETH LAWSON JR., 63, of Ironton, son of Lydia Wagner Lawson of Kitts Hill, Ohio, died Jan. 8 in the University of Kentucky Medical Center. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is assisting his family with arrangements. www.phillipsfuner…

BARBARA D. HALL, 71, of Raceland, Ky., wife of Wendell hall, died Jan. 15 at home. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be private. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Ky. Donations are suggested to Community Hospice. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

ELIZABETH FORSYTH KEATHLEY, 99, of Ashland, widow of Levi Keathley, died Jan. 15 in Morning Pointe in Russell, Ky. Graveside service 1 p.m. Jan. 18, Rose Hill Burial Park, Ashland. There is no visitation. Steen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.steenfuneralhome.com. 

FRANK DeMARTINO, 63, of Ashland, died Jan. 15 at home. He worked in chemical sales at Danaher. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. Jan. 21, Holy Family Catholic Church, Ashland; visitation two hours before Mass at the church. Donations are suggested to the Foundation for the Tri-State Co…

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