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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

CHARLENE WOLFORD, age 81, went home to be with the Lord on June 13, 2024. She was born in Hindman, KY, to the late Albro and Pauline Garrett. She was also preceded in death by her grandparents Lester and Winnie Day. She resided in Huntington, WV, and is survived by her husband, Harry Wolford…

MR. CHARLES ALLEN FRYE, "SHORTY," 76, of Harts, WV, was born November 17, 1947, at Slagle, WV, a son of the late Garland "Dock" and Dixie McNeely Frye. He departed this life on Friday, June 14, 2024, at his residence.

JO ANN HALSTEAD COOK, age 85, of Huntington, WV and Ashland, KY, died after an extended illness on June 15th, 2024, at home, surrounded by her family and caregiver. Jo Ann was a native of Beckley, WV and after several company transfers, moved with her husband, Kyle, to Huntington, WV where t…

JOHNDA LEE RUST WELLS, 75, of Huntington, widow of Frederick Bridges and Archie Wells, died June 13 in St. Mary's Medical Center . She was a former dispatcher for the Ironton Police Department and retired from Speedway in Huntington. Funeral service 1 p.m. June 17, Phillips Funeral Ƶ, Iro…

MALINDA LANE BONENE, 71, of Huntington, WV, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was born August 26, 1952 in Charleston, WV a daughter of the late William Leon Miller, Sr. and Doris Jean Doss Miller. She was also preceded in

RAMONA IDELLA JENKINS, 58 of Huntington, mother of Tarnesha Jenkins, died June 12. There will be no services honoring her request. Ferrell-Chambers Funeral Ƶ, Huntington, is handling arrangements. www.Ferrell-ChambersFuneralƵ.com.

RENA SUE LEWIS, 91, of Huntington, WV, wife of Jack M. Lewis, died June 15 in Madison Park, Huntington. She formerly worked for the C&O Railroad, Railway Express, and the C&O Credit Union. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. June 20 at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation…

ROBERT ALLEN MEADOWS, 69, of Milton, father of Brenda Meadows, died June 14 in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was a former mechanic and truck driver. Chapman's Mortuary is assisting the family with cremation and graveside services will be later.

TERESA MADELINE PERRY NIDA of Barboursville, went home to be with the Lord Friday, June 14, 2024. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Sareta Perry and the mother of the late William Richard Nida and the mother of the late Stacey Lynn Nida. She is survived be her husband, Dwight "Bil…

TIMOTHY SCOTT CHILDERS, 58, born on July 21, 1965, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 13, 2024 after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2024, at the Wallace Funeral Ƶ & Chapel, Barboursville, by Pastor Paul Harris. He was…

Sunday, June 16, 2024

RAYMOND ROY 86, of Branchland, WV passed away Friday, June 14, 2024. Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at McGhee-Handley Funeral Ƶ, West Hamlin, WV with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Saturday, June 15, 2024

ANNE ELIZABETH LAYNE FARLEY of Wayne County, WV, passed peacefully just before dawn on June 9, 2024, surrounded by her beloved family after a long, courageous battle against cancer with her husband who never left her side. She was born on May 25, 1953, in Huntington and is the second daughte…

Born on July 23, 1963, in Springfield, Ohio, DORVAL HENDRIX "SCHOCH" DONAHOE II arrived home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 26 at 5:28 p.m. A service honoring his life will be held at River Ridge Church in Hurricane, WV, at 2 p.m. on June 29, 2024. Schoch was preceded in death by brother…

DR. ELEANOR HATTEN STEPHENS TERRY, 92, of Ceredo-Kenova, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. The celebration of her life will be conducted at Rollins Funeral Ƶ on Sunday, June 16, 2024 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Dave Akers officiating. Burial w…

JEANNE CHAFFIN, 75, of Huntington, wife of Thomas R. Chaffin, died June 6 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was a secretary for Zerkle Trucking Company in Barboursville and a Tax Preparer and Office Manager for H&R Block in Lavalette. Celebration of Life 6 to 9 p.m. June 28, Spring Vall…

KATHY LYNN JOHNSON, 61, of Huntington, mother of Patrick Burnett and Nicholas Johnson, died June 11 at home. A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. June 15, Farmdale Church of Christ in Barboursville. Visitation two hours before service. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

LEONARD RAY GILKERSON, 58, of Huntington, life partner of the late Sandy Chaney, died June 13 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Graveside service at 2 p.m. June 17, Bowen Cemetery, Wayne. He retired from the US Army. Visitation noon to 1 p.m. June 17 at Morris Funeral Ƶ, Wayne.

MARINDA CORNELL PELFREY, 73 of Huntington died June 9 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She had worked in tax preparation. Reger Funeral Ƶ is assisting her family with arrangements www.regerfh.com. There will be no services.

PATSY DARLENE NOEL LOGAN, 88 of Barboursville, wife of Charles Allen Logan, died June 14 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was a former clerk at Wal-Mart. Funeral services will be conducted at noon June 18, Henson and Kitchen Mortuary and Cremation Services, Huntington. Visitation on…

REV. CARL CLAYTON HARMON, 77 of Wayne, husband of Betty Lou Workman Harmon, died June 11in Adena Health System, Chillicothe, OH. Funeral service at 1 p.m. June 18, Morris Funeral Ƶ Chapel, Wayne. Burial in Harmon Cemetery. He was an ordained minister with the Free Will Baptist's Brotherho…

ROBERT GAY "BOB" FOSTER, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend, mentor, civic leader, and first-class storyteller, died June 13, 2024, from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

WILLIAM JOSEPH FERGUSON, 58, of Huntington, WV, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2024, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2024, at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Donald Porter officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill…

WINONA M. HOLBROOK, 91, of Barboursville, W.Va., passed away June 13, 2024, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at the Wallace Funeral Ƶ & Chapel, Barboursville, by Rev. Al Flaitz. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barbours…

Friday, June 14, 2024

ALEXANDER DOUGLAS JACKSON, 26 of Wayne, son of Rodney Dale Jackson and Trina Lynn Dean-Workman of Louisa, died June 8 in Louisa, KY. He was a student at West Virginia University and a member of Carpenter's Local #439 in Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. June 15 at Morris …

ANGEL DARLENE BAISDEN, 57, of Kenova, life partner of Daniel Baisden, died June 11 at home. Visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. June 22 at Morris Funeral Ƶ Chapel, Wayne. Private family burial at Baisden Cemetery, Wayne.

CAROLYN S. MILLER, 86, of Lavalette, WV, passed away, June 11, 2024, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Carolyn was the daughter of the late Haskell Simpkins and Lillian Frye Simpkins. Born June 28, 1937, near Barboursville, WV, she graduated Barboursville High School in…

CHARLOTTE KAY COMBS, 72, of Huntington, WV, passed away June 11, 2024, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born January 25, 1952, in Huntington, WV, daughter of the late Charles W. Stevenson and Lois Beatty Stevenson. She is survived by her husband Lewis S. Combs; one daughter,…

DR. ELEANOR HATTEN STEPHENS TERRY, 92, of Ceredo died June 11 in St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a retired teacher. Celebration of Life will be conducted at 3 p.m. June 16 at Rollins Funeral Ƶ, Kenova. Visitation two hours before service. Burial in Dock's Creek Cemetery. www.rollinsfh.com.

GARY L. COTTON, 71, of Point Pleasant, WV, died June 12 in Rivers Health in Point Pleasant. Funeral service at 3 p.m. June 16, Wilcoxen Funeral Ƶ, Point Pleasant. Visitation two hours before service. Burial in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant.

GENEVIEVE C. SMITH, 97, of Ona, passed away June 11, 2024. She was born April 5, 1927, in Huntington, WV, daughter of the late Maxwell B. Carson and Elsia M. Clark Carson. She was also preceded in death by her husband William Brett Smith and brothers Rex Carson (Lillian), Donavan Carson (Rut…

MARY CLAY NICHOLS MASON WELLS, 87 of Barboursville, WV, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 6, 2024, after a brief illness. She was born March 13, 1937, to the late Henry Wilson and Frances Clay Nichols. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a special grandson. Mary C…

MARY ELLEN WOODARD, 92, of Milton, WV, passed away on Monday June 10, 2024, in St. Mary's Medical Center after a short illness. She was born February 23, 1932, in Cabell County, WV, to the late Charlie and Ilma Woodard. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Clint, William, Buck an…

RICHARD L. MIDKIFF, 90, son of the late Elmer and Elizabeth Midkiff, born on February 20, 1934 in Lincoln County, West Virginia, passed away peacefully into the hands of the Lord on June 12, 2024.

WILLIAM JOSEPH FERGUSON JR., 58, of Huntington, father of Brycen Ferguson, died June 8 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Services will be at 2 p.m. June 17, Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation two hours before service. Burial in Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington. www.chapmans-mortu…

Thursday, June 13, 2024

CAROLYN S. MILLER, 86, of Lavalette, wife of Ernest Hale Miller, died June 11 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. She was a former employee at the Credit Bureau of Huntington. Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. June 15 at Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington. Visitat…

DAISY "LOUISE" MEADOWS ADAMS, 91, of Lesage, W.Va., passed away Thursday, June 6, 2024, in her loving home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2024, at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington with Pastor David Blake and Assistant Pastor Larry Yost officiating. Burial wil…

DOVIE LYNN JONES BOWEN, 64, of Barboursville, WV, passed away on June 5, 2024. She was born in Steubenville, OH and grew up in Ravenswood, WV. She graduated from Ravenswood High School before attending Marshall University. She started her Social Work career at Green Acres before working at P…

GEORGE WASHINGTON TOPPING, 85, of Barboursville, WV, passed away June 11, 2024. Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2024, at the Wallace Funeral Ƶ & Chapel, Barboursville, by Minister John Steele. Burial will be in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. He was born…

GREG FISHER, a devoted family man and cherished member of the community, passed away peacefully. He was preceded in death by his father Joe, mother Mildred, and brother Gary. He leaves behind his beloved wife Janet, his dear son Justin, his caring daughter-in-law Meagen, and two treasured gr…

JARRED LEE MELTON, 36 of Milton died June 8. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. June 15 at Beard Mortuary, Huntington. Friends gather one hour before service. www.beardmortuary.com.

JESSICA NOEL FRYE, 35 of Ranger, WV, mother of Carmen Toppins and Kayson Frye, died June 9 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service at 7 p.m. June 13, Koontz Funeral Ƶ, Hamlin, WV. Visitation one hour before service.

MARY ELLEN WOODARD, 92, of Milton died June 10 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. June 15 at Wallace Funeral Ƶ, Milton. Visitation two hours before service. Burial in Culloden Cemetery. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

MICHAEL LEE RICKMAN, 65, of Lavalette, WV, was welcomed into the loving arms of his Savior on June 11, 2024. He was preceded in death by his parents Everett and Betty Arlene Rickman; one brother, Everett Rickman Jr.; and one sister, Marilyn Rickman.

NANCY LOUISE ANDERSON PARSONS, 84, of Crum, mother of Earlene Copley and James Parsons, died June 9. Funeral service 2 p.m. June 18, Young Funeral Ƶ, Louisa, KY. Burial in Parsons Cemetery, Mill Creek. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. June 17 at the funeral home.

SARAH KATHERINE ELIAS, 83, of Letart, WV, died June 6 in Rivers Health in Point Pleasant, WV. Memorial service at 11 a.m. June 15, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, New Haven, WV. Dinner follows in the church social hall. Burial in St. Mark's Lutheran Church Cemetery in Letart. Arrangements are un…

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

BETTY ROTENBERRY, 81, of Fort Gay, widow of Ernest Lee Rotenberry, died June 11. Graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. June 14 at Scott Cemetery. Young Funeral Ƶ, Louisa, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

BRANDON SCOTT DAVIS, 28 of Branchland and Pocahontas County, WV, son of Adrian Davis of Branchland, and Tresa McCollum of Marlinton, WV, died June 7. Funeral service at noon June 14, Koontz Funeral Ƶ, Hamlin, WV. Visitation one hour before service. Burial in Watson Cemetery, Branchland.

DAISY LOUISE MEADOWS ADAMS, 91 of Lesage died June 6 at home. She was a retired foreman for the former Owens-Illinois. Funeral services at 1 p.m. June 14 at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation one hour before service. Burial Greenbottom Memorial Park. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

Our beloved mother, JANET RAYBURN BLAKE DONOHOE, 87, passed away peacefully on June 8, 2024. She was born September 29, 1936, in Huntington, WV, to the late Pauline and Carl Rayburn. She was preceded in death by her twin sister Jane Rayburn Adkins and brother David Rayburn. She was also prec…

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