Sunday, November 29, 2020

JERRY DUANE EDWARDS, 83, of South Point, Ohio, died Nov. 25 in Ashland Community Hospice. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 30 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation will be one hour before service. www.eh…

MICHAEL GLENN KIRBY, 59, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Paula “Pam” Kirby, died Nov. 25 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. Funeral services will be noon Nov. 30 at Grace Gospel Church, Huntington. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Wayne County. Visitation will be one hou…

TONYA GAYLE ELLISON, 60, of South Point, Ohio, wife of James Ellison III, died Nov. 19 in St. Mary’s Medical Campus, Ironton. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio. Visitation will be one hour before service. www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

HARVEY H. DANFORD, 63, formerly of Lawrence County, Ohio, died Nov. 26 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 29 at Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. w…

JERREAL DEAN NANCE, 72, of Crown City, Ohio, widow of James Franklin Nance, died Nov. 25 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 28 at Crown City Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting t…

RONALD TONTA LEFFINGWELL, 70, of Proctorville, Ohio, father of Jeremy Leffingwell, died Nov. 24 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Nov. 30 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Miller (Ohio) Memorial Gardens. Visit…

SHARON LOUISE JENKINS, 65, of Ironton, wife of Stephen Jenkins, died Nov. 25. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 30 at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Ironton. Procession will line up at 12:30 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net. 

Friday, November 27, 2020

DANNY BURTON WEBB SR., 72, of Ironton, husband of Ann Heighton Webb, died Nov. 24 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was a retired Board-Operator for Marathon Petroleum. Graveside service will be noon Nov. 28 at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of …

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

CHANCE LEE CORBIN, 11, of Ironton, son of Jason and Alisha Friend Edwards of Ironton, died Nov. 21 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a fourth-grade student at Rock Hill Elementary School. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 27 at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial will fo…

CHARLES NEAL WEBB SR., 83, of Ironton, husband of Polly Wiley Webb, died Nov. 22 at home. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Nov. 25 at Leatherwood Cemetery. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of arrangements. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

WOODROW SPARKS JR., 66, of Pedro, Ohio, husband of Sadie Jenkins Sparks, died Nov. 22 in Southern Ohio Medical Center Hospice Care, Portsmouth, Ohio. He was an elected Trustee for Elizabeth Township (Pedro). Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 27 at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. Burial wil…

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

DELORES A. JOHNSON, 84, of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away peacefully in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, W.Va., on Sunday, November 22, 2020. She was born July 1, 1936, in Proctorville, Ohio, and attended Fairland High School. She was a licensed cosmetologist and worked …

GLENNA JEAN SMOOT, 91, of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of Wakeman Smoot, died Nov. 22 in The Wyngate Rivers Edge, Proctorville.  There will be a memorial service at a later date. Schneider-Hall Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

Services for HARRY “MACK” SHOPE of Ironton, husband of Margaret Neff Shope, will be private. A visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24 at Phillips Funeral Home, restricted to 10 people at a time. Everyone will be required to wear a mask and social distance; hugging or touching will not b…

MIKE MOORE, 57, of Proctorville, Ohio, fiancé of Karen-Davis Jackson, died Nov. 21 at home. His wishes are to be cremated and no services. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements. www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

RAYMOND CHARLES GERREN JR., 54, of Ironton, husband of Dale Donohue Schwab Gerren, died Nov. 20 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. He was an electrician and traffic signal coordinator for the city of Athens, Ohio. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24 at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Fun…

Sunday, November 22, 2020

BRITNIE DAWN MCCOLLUM, 40, of South Point, Ohio, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born May 5, 1980, in Huntington, W.Va., to Ross and Belinda Ousley McCollum. Britnie was a 1998 graduate of South Point High School, attended Ashland Community and Te…

LINDA LOU RADER, 69, of Proctorville, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 20, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. She was born October 10, 1951, in Huntington, W.Va., to the late James Mitchell and Nancy Ann Roark Estep. In addition to her parents, she w…

Saturday, November 21, 2020

BETTE NULL HORAN, 88, of Gallipolis, Ohio, widow of Donald Horan, died Nov. 16 in Holzer Medical Center. She was an LPN at Holzer and at Warehime Clinic. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 24, Grace United Methodist Church, Gallipolis. Friends may gather one hour before service. Please fol…

BRITNIE DAWN MCCOLLUM, 40, of South Point, Ohio, mother of Braelyn Rylee Maye of South Point, died Nov. 20 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. A private family service will be conducted at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio, with masks and social distancing observed. Burial will fol…

DARLYLN “SUE” MALONE, 70, of Ironton, wife of William F. Malone, died Nov. 18 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 23 at Sugar Creek Cemetery. There will be no public visitation, and Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is in charge of arrangements. www.philli…

HOWARD KENNETH ROBERTS, 89, of Ironton, died Nov. 16 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a retired steelworker for ARMCO Steel. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Nov. 21 at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. There will be no visitation or procession to the cemetery. R…

JAMES A. DILLEY, 92, formerly of Kitts Hill, Ohio, widower of Easter Jane Blankenship Dilley, died Nov. 18 in Missouri Baptist Hospital at Creve Coeur. He retired from Wilson’s Sporting Goods. Funeral service will be noon Nov. 24 at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Myrtl…

VERA JEAN WAGGONER, 97, of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. She was born October 13, 1923, in South Point, Ohio, a daughter of the late Ben Clifford Harold Davis and Sarah Abel Davis. In addition to her parents, she was a…

WILLINA “WILMA” MAYBERRY PRICE, 96, of Coal Grove, Ohio, died Nov. 20 in Hazard (Ky.) ARH Regional Hospital. She retired from the Cinderella Dress Factory, Ashland. Private family service will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 24 at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested …

Friday, November 20, 2020

BEVERLY JANE PARSONS, 62, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Barry Steven Parsons, died Nov. 19 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. At her request, no services will be held. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio, is assisting her family with arrangements. www.slackandwallace.com.

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…

HOWARD KENNETH ROBERTS, 89, of Ironton, died Nov. 16 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Nov. 21 at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington. He was a steel worker for Armco Steel. There will be no visitation. Reger Funeral Home is assisting the family with …

JERRY WAYNE POWERS, age 71, of Proctorville, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at his home, with his family by his side. He was born February 22, 1949, in Ashton, W.Va., to the late Woodrow and Betty Young Powers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded i…

KEVIN RAY BARNETT, 54, of Chesapeake, Ohio, husband of Nancy Lynn Barnett, died Nov. 10 at home. There will be a memorial 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at Twp Road 1079, Chesapeake. Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations can b…

Thursday, November 19, 2020

JERRY W. POWERS, 71, of Proctorville, Ohio, husband of Ellena Sue Burcham Powers, died Nov. 17 at home. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Nov. 21, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation will be from 6 t…

JULIAN WAYNE MITCHELL, 97, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widower of Geraldine Mitchell, died Nov. 17 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 23 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville.…

PATRICK EMERSON NEWTON, 60, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Nov. 17 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Due to COVID-19, a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements. www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

ROBERT GEORGE SMITH JR., “ROB,” age 75, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was the son of the late Robert G. Smith, M.D., and Mary Ellen Trent Smith. Rob was born in Huntington, W.Va., in 1945. Both he and his wife grew up in Proct…

RONNIE DALE WEBB, 65, of Gallipolis, Ohio, husband of Debbie Webb, died Nov. 17 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 21 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home, Wayne. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before service.

RUTH EVELYN CAREY, 92, of South Point, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 16, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. She was born October 8, 1928, in North Kenova, Ohio, a daughter of the late Everett Lee Miller Sr. and Mayflower Kitts Miller. She was formerly a seam…

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

BRISTOL KAY WRIGHT, infant daughter of Colten Sr. and Cierra Jenkins Wright, died Nov. 15 in Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, Ohio. Private memorial service will be at a later date. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is assisting her family with arrangements. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net. 

FRAN REYNOLDS, 93, of Chesapeake, Ohio, widow of Marion Reynolds, died Nov. 16 at home. Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. Nov. 19 at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation. Hall Funeral Home & Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting the family. www.ehallfun…

GERALD ELBERT LEWIS, 92, of Ironton, widower of Juanita Carmon Lewis, died Nov. 15 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Lawrence Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before service. www.phillipsfuneralhome.net. 

RONALD DAVID MCFANN SR., 70, of Ironton, husband of Donna McFann, died Nov. 16 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. He retired from Huntington Piping as a welder. Funeral service will be noon Nov. 19, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be two…

RUTH EVELYN CAREY, 92, of South Point, Ohio, wife of Charles Edwin Carey, died Nov. 16 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. She was formerly a seamstress for Corbin Ltd. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Nov. 21, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio. Burial will follow in Rome…

THOMAS E. “BUDDY” WARD, 72, of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away on November 13, 2020. He was born July 27, 1948, in Wayne County, W.Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherrill and Louise Ward of Chesapeake, Ohio. Surviving include his wife, Vicki Ward, and children, Michael (Tessa) …

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