Wednesday, August 04, 2021

CLYDE U. TARR, 81, of Russell, Ky., widower of Carol Murray Tarr, died Aug. 2 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was a retired maintenance technician at Marathon. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland; burial in Golden Oaks Memorial Ga…

DONNA McDOWELL, 62, of Blaine, Ky., widow of Larry McDowell, died Aug. 1. She was a nurse. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Aug. 5 at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky.; burial following in Yatesville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 at the funeral home. 

FRANCES HILT, 87, of Ashland, widow of Gaylon Hilt, died Aug. 2. She was a homemaker. There will be a celebration of life at 1 p.m. Aug. 5 at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel; burial at a later date in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be two hours before service. Donatio…

WILLIAM T. WATSON of Ashland, widower of Georgia Fannin, died Aug. 1 in Woodland Oaks Health Care, Ashland. He was owner and operator of White Swan Gallery and Gift Shop and original partner in Midtown Shopping Center. Services will be private. Steen Funeral Home of Ashland is in charge of a…

Sunday, August 01, 2021

JESSIE B. CLARK, 95, of Georgetown, Kentucky, died peacefully at her home. She was born July 1, 1926, in Williamson, West Virginia, daughter of the late George B. and Helen Coiner Baker. Jessie “Nanny” is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Dallas Blankenship; her granddaughte…

ROBERT IVAN BENTLE, 89, of Flatwoods, Ky., passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. Mr. Bentle was born April 5, 1932, in Bright, Ind., to the late Edwin and Louise Guard Bentle. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bentle was preceded in death by t…

Saturday, July 31, 2021

DEBRA JEAN EARNEST, 65, of Corona, Calif., formerly of Kentucky, wife of Ben Earnest, died July 9 in Marshall Medical Center, Pacerville, Calif. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Aug. 3 at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial following in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m…

Friday, July 30, 2021
Thursday, July 29, 2021

VIRGINIA SUE RINES, 35, of Ashland, daughter of David Gary Jackson and Angel Lee Christian Daniels, died July 16 in Jacksonville, Fla. She worked at area restaurants and Midwestern Beef Delivery. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. July 29 at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland. Vi…

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

NANNA MAE HALL BLANTON, 94, of Ashland, mother of James Keith Blanton of Greenup, Ky., and Reta Addington of Greenfield, Ohio, died July 25. She was a professor’s assistant at Ashland Community College. There will be a celebration of life at 1 p.m. July 29 at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street C…

Friday, July 23, 2021

CLAYTON DON GOBLE, 23, of Dayton, Ky., died July 19 at his residence. He was the general manager of Captain’s Cove Marine. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Meade Station Church of God; burial at the family cemetery. Visitation will be noon, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, d…

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Sunday, July 18, 2021

CAPTOLA CHINN, 96, of Orange Park, Fla., formerly of Ashland, Ky., widow of Clarence Chinn, died July 10 at her residence. A private burial was held in Ashland Cemetery. Arrangements were by Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

ROBERT C. LETENDRE “BOB,” 84, of Louisville, Ky., passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021. He worked in sales for over 30 years as well as public service in Huntington, West Virginia. Bob is survived by his wife of 63 years, Wanda Letendre, their children, Bruce Letendre, Greg Letendre, Kathy S…

Saturday, July 17, 2021

CHRISTINE OAKES DONTA, 74, of Ashland, wife of Paul Donta, died July 15 in Ashland Hospice Care Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. July 19 at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be one hour before servi…

Friday, July 16, 2021

DELMAR LEE FANNIN, 84, of Louisa, Ky., widower of Polly Thompson Fannin, died July 13. He was a retired coal truck driver. Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. July 16 at Smith Chapel; burial in See Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m. July 15 at Smith Chapel Church. Arrangements …

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

ANNA J. ATKINSON, 89, of Louisa, Ky., widow of Bennie Atkinson, died July 10. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 14 at First United Methodist Church; burial following in Greenlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before service at the church. Arrangements are directed by Young Funeral…

ELDON MUNCY of Louisa, Ky., widower of Sarah Chapman Muncy, died July 10. He was a self-employed carpenter. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. July 14 at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky.; burial following in Goble Family Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before service at the funeral home. 

Sunday, July 11, 2021

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

AARON RYANN WOODYARD, known to her family and friends as Eryn, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021, at the age of 26. She was born June 24, 1995, in Huntington, West Virginia, a daughter of Larry Dale and Hope Rakes Woodyard of South Point, Ohio. In addition to her parents, she is survived b…

KAY BRANHAM, 75, of Louisa, Ky., wife of Earl Branham Jr., died July 8. She was former owner of Daisy Patch Florist. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 13 at Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.; burial in Preston Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. July 13 at the funeral home.

Friday, July 09, 2021

CARL WILLIAM RARDON, 85, of Ashland, husband of Ginger Keeton Rardon, died July 7. He was retired owner of Rardon’s Barber Shop, Russell, Ky. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. July 12 at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel. Burial following in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be one …

JOHN PAUL COLLINS II, 53, of Flatwoods, son of Violet Darlene Cyrus Collins Jenkins, died July 7. He worked in the manufacturing industry. There will be a visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. July 11 at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery No…

Thursday, July 08, 2021

CAROLEE LUTHER BUSCH, 85, of Ashland, widow of Lloyd E. Busch, died July 6 in Woodland Oaks in Ashland. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. July 9 at 13th Street Baptist Church, Ashland. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. July 8 at Steen Funeral Home 13th St. Chapel. www.steenfuneralhome.c…

Saturday, July 03, 2021

DR. E.B. GEVEDON III, of Ashland, brother of Gina McDaniel of Peoria, Ariz., died June 30. He was a physician. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. July 7 at Wildwood Baptist Church, livestreamed on the church’s Facebook page. Private burial in Ashland Cemetery. Donations are suggested to Rose Hi…

Friday, July 02, 2021

JACK EUGENE McCLELLAND, 83, of Ashland, companion of Shirley Frye of Ashland, died June 28 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a retired foreman with the State Highway Department. There will be a visitation from noon to 2 p.m. July 2 at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland. Pr…

RALPH ALVIN SUMMER, 75, of Ashland, widower of Lisa Summer, died June 27. He was a retired Methodist minister and owned and operated a muffler shop and N Riss Trucking, Louisville, Ky. Steen Funeral Homes, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements. www.steenfuneralhome.com. 

Thursday, July 01, 2021

JOSHUA DALE WHEATON, 42 of Mount Sterling, Ky., passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021, in St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Ky. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, July 2, 2021, at the Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington. He was bor…

PHYLLIS ANN BROUGHTON, 92, of Ashland, widow of Cecil Broughton, died June 29 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. She worked at the Putnam Agency and for National Mines. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 2 at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel; burial following in Dixon Cemetery, …

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

ANYCE G. FIELD of Flatwoods, Ky., widow of Raymond Garrett and Curtis Field, died June 28 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. She was a homemaker. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. July 2 at Woodland Cemetery, with memorial service at 3 p.m. at South Point Church of God. Phillips Fun…

CHARLES F. HOLLAND, 83, of Daytona Beach, Fla., widower of Garnet O. Holland, died June 17 at home. He had worked at Nationwide, Columbus, Ohio. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. July 2 at Joe Carter Cemetery, Louisa, Ky. Young Funeral Home, Louisa, is in charge of arrangements. 

JOSHUA DALE WHEATON, 42 of Mount Sterling, Ky., husband of Jessica Sizemore Wheaton, died June 27 in St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Ky. He was an employee of A+ Rental. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. July 2 at Reger Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Ga…

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

GLENN W. MORGAN, 85, of Ashland, widower of Roma Jean Stewart, died June 26 in Ashland Hospice Care Center. He retired from Armco Steel in the metallurgical department. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. June 29 at Unity Baptist Church, Ashland. Burial will be in the Ashland Cemetery. Visitati…

Sunday, June 27, 2021

JOHN VIRGIL MCDOWELL, 83, of Ashland, Ky., husband of Juanita McDowell, died June 25. He was retired from Aetna Building Maintenance. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel; burial at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be two hours prior to…

Saturday, June 26, 2021

ROLAND FRANKLIN BRICKEY, of Ashland, husband of Lola Brickey, died May 28. He was an associate warden, US Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, and owner of Build-Pro Construction. There will be a celebration of life at 11 a.m. June 28, Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel. Visitation w…

Thursday, June 24, 2021

JOHN LEE DULEY, 84, of Ashland, widower of Yvonne Duley, died June 2 in Community Hospice Care Center. He retired from Ashland Oil as a refinery operator. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. June 25 at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel, Ashland; burial in Ashland Cemetery follows. Visitation …

TODD MICHAEL STACY, 26, of Ashland, son of Jill Tucker Stacy and Tommy Stacy, both of Ashland, died June 22. He owned and operated Todd’s Market. Celebration of life will be 1 p.m. June 26 at Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel; burial following in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will b…

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

HELEN MARIE HERRNECKAR, 92, of Ashland, widow of Jack Carlisle and John Herrneckar, died June 21 in Heritage Center, Huntington. She retired from the dietary department of King’s Daughters Medical Center. There will be a graveside service at 1:30 p.m. June 24 at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens,…

Sunday, June 20, 2021

MARJORIE GOLDCAMP, 101, formerly of Ashland, Ky., widow of Boyce Goldcamp, died May 28 at her residence. Mass and Celebration of Life will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Holy Family Catholic Church; inurnment at Calvary Cemetery. Donations can be made to Hospice of Mercy. Steen Funeral Hom…

Friday, June 18, 2021

JANICE ANN DULIN, 64, of Versailles, Ky., life companion of Butch York of Florida, died June 16 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was an event coordinator for Red Mile Gaming in Lexington, Ky. Memorial service will be at a later date. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

PAULINE CRYE, 93, of Cannonsburg, Ky., widow of Bobby Gene Crye, died June 14 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. She had worked at Mays Donuts and Joann Fabrics. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. June 18 at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Pa…

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