Saturday, June 19, 2021

EVELYN BOOTH MASSIE, 90, of Wayne, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, with Pastor Matthew Stepp officiating. Burial will follow in Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. Sh…

JERRY LEE DENNING SR., 82, of Huntington, widower of Judy Denning, died June 18 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was owner of Jerry L. Denning Inc. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. June 22 at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington. Entombment will follow at Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntingt…

Friday, June 18, 2021

ALBERTA FAYE McDOWELL, 89, of Ceredo, passed away June 14, 2021. She was born October 25, 1931, in Boyd County, KY, a daughter of the late Adam and Cynthia Fraley. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Ronald McDowell. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Brian…

BRENDA BERNICE BAYLOUS, 79, of Salt Rock, W.Va., passed away June 15, 2021. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021, by Rev. David Cardwell at Baylous Cemetery. She was born October 27, 1941, in Lincoln County, a daughter of the late Harold and Marie Maddox Settl…

JULIS RANDALL ADKINS, 64, of Wayne, W.Va., passed Sunday, June 13, 2021. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Morris Funeral Home, with burial following in Adkins Cemetery at East Lynn. He was born November 6, 1956, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Julis …

KENDALL LaSHAYA KEITH, 25, of Huntington, daughter of Carolyn Jones-Horne, died May 30. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. June 26 at First Baptist Church, Huntington. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. June 25 at Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Home, Huntington. www.Ferrell-ChambersFuneralHome.com.

SALLY KAY REEVES, 81, of Wayne, W.Va., went to be with the Lord, with her family by her side, on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Huntington Health and Rehab. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, by Pastor Bill Blankenship. Burial will f…

Thursday, June 17, 2021

BRENDA KAY COOK, 50, of Milton, wife of Gary Cook, died June 11 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. She was the general manager of Walgreen's in Milton. There will be a memorial service at 7 p.m. June 17 at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, W.Va. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 …

CHRISTY MICHELLE ROSS, 41, of Wayne, W.Va., passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2021, at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, with Pastor Fred Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery Annex. She was born December 2…

On Monday, June 14, 2021, JACK LEE BLACK, husband, father, son and brother, passed away suddenly at the age of 68. Jack was born June 30, 1952, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Ty Bertias Black and Sylvia Chinn Black. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Alannia Cooper and Ma…

PHYLLIS JEAN MORRISON, 78, of Ona, W.Va., passed away Monday, June 14, 2021. She was born June 7, 1943, in Wayne County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Donald and Alice Hay Merritt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Morrison, and one brother, Carl…

ROGER TOPPINS, 66 of Genoa died June 15 at home. He worked as a machinist with Robin Industries. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. June 18 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial will follow in Toppins Cemetery, Kiahsville. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. 

SALLY KAY REEVES, 81 of Wayne, widow of James Franklin Reeves, died June 13 in Huntington Health and Rehab. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. June 19 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m…

WANDA FAYE SPURLOCK, 92 of Lesage, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2021, at Staunton Street Apostolic Life Cathedral with Pastor Edwin S. Harper officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church. Bur…

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

ALFREDA MITCHELL, 93, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Wyngate at River’s Edge, Proctorville, Ohio. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Beard Mortuary, Huntington, with Rev. Bill DeMoss officiating and Mary DeMoss, vocalist. Burial w…

AMELIA LEE KULANDER, age 80, of Milton, W.Va., was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 4, 1941, to loving parents Nellie Rader Kulander and Harold Kulander. Amelia Lee (Amy to her friends) was called home by her Lord on May 31, 2021, following a lengthy period of failing health. The family tha…

CHINA MARIE MARKHAM, of Huntington, daughter of Andre’ Branch and Hope Leeann Markham-Garrett, died June 10. She was employed as a housekeeper at the Holiday Inn Express, Marshall University and the Huntington Mall, and was an attendant at ResCare. Home-Going service will be 1 p.m. June 17 a…

CHRISTY MICHELLE ROSS, 41, of Wayne, daughter of Mark Jamison and Lisa Jane Asbury Ross of Wayne, died June 12. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. June 18 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery Annex. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the fune…

MARILYN FOX, 69, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. Marilyn was born in Spring Hill, West Virginia, and grew up in Dunbar, West Virginia. She attended Dunbar High School and went on to get her Master of Business …

PHYLLIS JEAN MORRISON, 78, of Ona, died June 14. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. June 18 at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Entombment will be in Forest Memorial Park Mausoleum, Milton. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, m…

Teresa Susan Evans, age 57, of Huntington passed away — at home, in the loving embrace of her husband and sons — after a one-year struggle with brain cancer (glioblastoma) on Friday, June 11, 2021. The second of two children, Teresa was born on August 12, 1963 in Cincinnati to Larry and Lind…

THOMAS RAY DICK “TOM” passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Huntington, W.Va., where he made his home for 38 years. Tom was a son of the late Thurman Golden and Pansy Adkins Dick. He was born on May 28, 1937, on Fisher Bowen Branch in Wayne County, W.Va. Tom worked and retired from Pepsi…

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

ALFREDA MITCHELL, 93, of Huntington, died June 12 at Wyngate at River’s Edge, Proctorville, Ohio. She was a retired head nurse of the Labor and Delivery floor at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. June 17 at Beard Mortuary, Huntington; burial following in Woodmere Me…

ARBIE LEE JEFFERY, 84, of Branchland, W.Va., passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Four Mile Church of Christ, Branchland, by Minister Jason McComas. Burial will be in Watson Cemetery. He w…

KAYLA NICOLE BLEDSOE, 27, of Winfield, WV, passed away June 12, 2021, at the UK Medical Center. She was born July 30, 1993, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of Mark and Tabatha Thompson Bledsoe of Greer, S.C. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Loretta Hughes. She is survi…

MARYBETH PYLES, 66, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died June 12 in Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. June 17 at Faith Gospel Church, Gallipolis Ferry. Burial following in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Visitation will be one hour be…

MYRTLE WILLIAMSON TAYLOR, 88, of Milton, widow of Samuel Ivan Taylor, died June 13 at home. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. June 17 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne. Burial will follow in the Taylor Cemetery, Kiahsville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the fun…

TERESA ANN BROWNING, 61, of Leland, N.C., formerly of Barboursville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel,…

TERESA SUSAN EVANS, 57, of Huntington, wife of Joseph Evans, died June 11 at home. She was a homemaker. Private family graveside services will be conducted June 17 at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington. Friends and family may gather from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the ba…

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