Wednesday, May 27, 2020

DAVID LEE BLAIR, 73, of Chesapeake, Ohio, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, in VA Medical Center, Huntington. He was born October 22, 1946, in Huntington, son of the late George and Edith Whitt Blair. He is survived by one son, David Lee II (Becky) Blair; one daughter, Deborah (Michael) Kief…

JESSE CAIN JR., 64, of Friendswood, TX, formerly of Ironton, Ohio, died May 22. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home; burial at Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. 

MARY ALICE SMITH, 76, of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of Harry Smith, died May 23 at her residence. Celebration of Life will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio; viewing will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be m…

SAUNDRA SUE HARRIS, 79, of Chesapeake, Ohio, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, at Huntington Health & Rehab. She was born January 26, 1941, in Charleston, W.Va., daughter of the late Clyde and Mildred Cunningham Wheeler. She is survived by her children, Rick (Ann Marie) Callebs of Wel…

WINONA ELOISE BARTRAM, 95, of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of Floyd Bartram, died May 24 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio; burial at Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to the servic…

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

MAXINE LOUISE COOPER, 90, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widow of Lugus Cooper, died May 24 at Sanctuary of the Ohio Valley. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation. www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

THOMAS DALE THORNBURGH SR., 82, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Barbara Thornburgh, died May 23 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Schneider Hall Funeral Home; burial at Woodmere Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the f…

Sunday, May 24, 2020

BETTY LOU WOODRUFF, 86, of South Point, Ohio, widow of Phillip Woodruff, died May 19 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. She was a retired sales clerk for Walmart in South Point, Ohio. There will be a private graveside service for the family. Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton,…

CASEY EUGENE KERNS, 44, of Chesapeake, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at his residence. The Pedro, Ohio, native was born December 30, 1975, the son of the late Ronald Eugene Kerns and Debra DePriest of Pedro, Ohio. Casey was a 1994 graduate of Rock Hill High School. He was an avi…

GERTRUDE NOE CLASSING, 95, of Ironton, widow of Emmett A. Classing, died May 20. She was a retired telephone operator with Ashland Oil Inc. There will be a private graveside service at Woodland Cemetery. Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of arrangements. There will be …

KENNETH LEE STRAIGHT, 63, of South Point, Ohio, husband of Heather Bacon Straight, died May 20 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. He retired as an engineer at CSX Transportation. Funeral service will be noon May 26, Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. Visitation will be one ho…

LESLIE STAMBAUGH, 60, of Ironton, Ohio, husband of Debbie Stambaugh, died May 22 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was retired from Kentucky Electric Steel. Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

CLIFFORD “BUDDY” WILSON III went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2020. He was born on October 28, 1956, in Huntington, West Virginia, son of Alice Charlene Hickman Wilson and the late Clifford Wilson Jr. He is survived by his mother; sister, Linda (David) Spangler; brother, Danny (Ann Ma…

JEFFERY ALLEN PENWELL, 61, of Pedro, Ohio, formerly of Washington Court House, Ohio, husband of Nina Genny Hackworth Penwell, died May 21 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was a union laborer with Local No. 83. A private funeral service will be held at a later date. Phillips Funeral Hom…

His Grace, KENNETH LEE LISATH, 71, of Ironton, husband of Jacqueline Howard Lisath, died May 20. He was Pastor at New Jerusalem Christian Center. Funeral service will be at noon May 27, New Jerusalem Christian Center. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. www.slackandwallace.com.

Friday, May 22, 2020

CLIFFORD BUDDY WILSON III, 63, of Proctorville, Ohio, son of Alice Charlene Wilson of Proctorville, died May 20 at home. Private family services will be held at a later date. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements. www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

DAVID WAYNE VOGELSONG, 67, of Ironton, husband of Tammy Tipton Vogelsong, died May 19 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was a retired Operator at Dow Chemical and worked at Phillips Funeral Home. Funeral service will be noon May 23, First Baptist Church in Ironton. Burial in Woodland Ce…

ELLA MAE COX, 88, of Crown City, Ohio, widow of Ranford E. Cox, died May 20. She retired from Gallipolis Developmental Center as a telephone operator. Private family service will be May 24 at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis; burial in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Mercerville, Ohio. www.willisfuneralh…

GRETTA JEANNE RICE WILSON, 96, of Ironton, widow of Elwood E. Wilson Sr., died May 20 in Close To Home II. There will be a private family graveside service May 22 at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton, is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of …

PHILIP LEE NORRIS, 57, of Coal Grove, Ohio, son of Elmer R. and Virginia Morgan Norris, died May 20 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a self-employed lawncare specialist and had worked at Quality Spray Foam Insulation of Wheelersburg, Ohio. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. May 26, Highl…

Thursday, May 21, 2020

MICHAEL ALLEN ELLIS, 39, of Proctorville, Ohio, son of Debbie Justice Ellis, died May 15. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. May 23, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the …

SHARON LEE WALLS, 62, of Kitts Hill, Ohio, wife of Roger Walls, died May 18 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Ironton. She was a retired home health aide for American Med-Ex. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. May 23, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial will follow in Mamre Cemetery. Visitation w…

TINA M. ROBERTS, 56, of Chesapeake, Ohio, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred Roberts and Erma Roberts Dailey, and one sister, Theresa Roberts. Tina was a staff accountant with Stenger & Compa…

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

DAVID CLIFTON EATON, 78, of Ironton, widower of Lana Crank Eaton, died May 18 at Harbor Health Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ironton. He retired from CSX. At his request, cremation was chosen. Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton, is in charge of arrangements. 

JOHN “JACK” WESLEY BAKER, 86, of Chesapeake, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 17, 2020. John was born on March 9, 1935, in Ranger, W.Va., to the late Roy and Rhoda McClellan Baker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one infant son, John, two brothers, M…

RODGER DALE DODSON, 73, of Ironton, husband of Brenda Littlejohn Dodson, died May 15 at home. He retired from Amcast/Dayton Malleable. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. May 20, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Buckeye Cemetery, Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Visitation will be two hours befor…

TINA M. ROBERTS, 56, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died May 18 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. May 22, Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. May 21 at Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake. www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

DEBORAH LYNN MCMILLIAN, "Debbie," 61 of South Point, Ohio, passed away May 15, 2020, at her residence. Debbie was born August 6, 1958, in Huntington, W.Va., daughter of the late Roy and Helen Webb. She was a caregiver and homemaker. She was preceded in death by her brother, Marty; son, Jack …

Service for FLORENCE SHORT, 62, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widow of Curtis Short will be 2 p.m. May 19, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

JOHN JACK BAKER, 86, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Shelly Baker, died May 17 in Sanctuary of the Ohio Valley, Ironton. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. May 21, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral h…

LINDA BOWMAN LAYNE, 79, of Coal Grove, Ohio, widow of Keith Layne, died May 17. She was a homemaker. Private graveside service will be at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of arrangements. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net. 

MICHAEL G. MEALEY, 74, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Friday, May 15, 2020, at his residence. He was born in Wayne County, a son of the late Boxer and Ilene Riggs Mealey. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving in the Vietnam War, as well as a machinist for INCO. He attended England Hill Freewil…

Saturday, May 16, 2020

EDNA FAYE WHITE BOWMAN, 79, of Miller, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, at home. She was born May 14, 1941, in Miller, Ohio, daughter of the late Huey and Mary Henderson White. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Bowman; and seven siblings. She…

LOVUS BREWER, 63, of Kitts Hill, Ohio, husband of Linda Webb Brewer, died May 14 at home. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. May 18, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. May 17 at …

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