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Judith Carol Maynard

1955 -- 2017

Judith Carol Maynard, 62, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at her home.

Judith was born January 11, 1955 in Williamson, WV.,  a daughter of the late Manuel and Ethel Thompson Williams. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Rick Maynard.

Survivors include, four children, Joann (Michael Waller) Salmons of Fort Gay, WV; Roger (Melanie Williamson) Vincent of Crum, WV; Jeffery (Stephanie) Jude of Crum, WV; Shirley Jude of Fort Gay, WV; brother, Bill Thompson of Crum, WV; sisters, Tammy Hager of Logan, WV; Debbie Williams of NC; 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Monday, June 26, 2017 at the Webb Community Church with Pastor Joe Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at the Thompson Cemetery, Vinson Branch Rd, Fort Gay, Wv.

Visitation will be after 5:00 pm Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Webb Community Church.


Charlene Lyons

1936 -- 2017

Mrs. Charlene Lyons, 80, of Monroeville, OH passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY. 

Mrs. Lyons was born August 10, 1936 in Chapman, KY to the late Jerry and Myrtle Hylton-Moore.  She was preceded in death by two sisters, Laura Becklehamer and Althea Chapman, and two brothers, Jim and Jack Moore.  

She is survived by her husband, Hubert Lyons of Louisa, KY; one son, Ron Lyons of Monroeville, OH; three daughters, Jerina Keller and husband Dean of Sandusky, OH, Beverly Noon and husband Rick of Milan, OH, and Darlene Vanhorn and husband Pete of Louisa, KY; two sisters, Elizabeth Beckham of Mobile, AL and Ruthie Jo Pigg of Louisa, KY; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 

Graveside services will be conducted on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 3pm at Riverview Memorial Gardens with Rev. Noah Wilks officiating.  Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.  


Herbert Lawrence Franklin

1925 -- 2017

Herbert Lawrence Franklin, age 92, formerly of Camargo, KY, died on Monday, June 19, 2017, at this residence in Hermitage, TN.

He was born in Lawrence County, Kentucky to the late Herbert Lee and Augusta Walker Franklin. He is preceded in death by one brother, Fred Franklin and two sisters, Shirley Franklin (William) Hardin and Gladys Franklin Moore (Jay) Pennington.

Mr. Franklin is survived by his beloved wife of seventy years, Geneva Borders Franklin, one daughter, Linda (Craig) Mosher, two sons, Ken (Peggy) Franklin and Paul (Cindy) Franklin, grandchildren Monica (Brian) Thompson, Megan (Brian) Gesell, Quinn Franklin, Matthew Franklin, Carrie (Cameron) Tharp, and Sean Franklin, three great-grandchildren, Andrew Thompson, Tyler Thompson and Celia Gesell, sister-in-law Ada Chapman Franklin and several nieces and nephews.

Herb served his country as a United States Marine during World War II in the South Pacific, where he made lifelong friends. He was an employee of Columbia Gulf Transmission Company and an avid gardener who enjoyed sharing his vegetables with his family and friends. Herb had faith in Jesus and was devoted to his wife and family who sadly miss him.

Visitation will be at noon on Saturday, June 24, at Wilson Funeral Home in Louisa with the funeral immediately following at 1:00. Pastor Chuck Price of First Baptist Church of Louisa will officiate. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery Louisa, Kentucky.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.