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Virginia Jane Wilks

1948 -- 2017

Virginia Jane Wilks, 69, of Louisa passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at her home in Louisa.

Mrs. Wilks was born September 18, 1948 in Louisa, KY to the late Stanley and Nancy Jane (Sparks) Chaffin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenny Wilks, four brothers, Noah, Freddie, William, and Randy Chaffin, and two sisters, Mary Wilks and Freda May.

She is survived by two sons: James Daniel Wilks of Raleigh, NC and Stanley Michael Wilks of Louisa, KY, three brothers, Frank, Owen, and Tracy Chaffin, four sisters, Lena Nelson, Reba Jobe, Lois Chaffin, and Linda Moore.  She also has five grandchildren, Zachary Michael, Jacob Alexander, Gabriel Kenneth, Flint Daniel, and Garrett Christian Wilks. Mrs. Wilks was retired from Weldon Technology.

The funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11am at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Osburne officiating. Burial will follow in Bishop Cemetery at Webbville.

Friends may visit the family from 9am until the time of services on Saturday.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Donald Ray Bowen 

1941 -- 2017

Donald Ray Bowen, 76, of Fort Knox, KY formerly of Louisa passed away Monday at the Hardin Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.

Donald was born May 29, 1941 at Job, KY the son of the late Earshel and Martha Mills Bowen. He was a retired Command Sargent Major in the United State Army serving 20 years with two tours of duty in Viet Nam. After his retirement from the military he also retired from the Martin County Coal Company.

Survivors include his loving wife Wanda Branham Bowen; three daughters Cheryle (Tommy) Yankey of Lawrenceburg, KY, Lisa (Jack) Moore of Somerset, KY, and Shanna (Virgil) Conn of Ashland, KY; six grandchildren Austin Yankey, Tanner Yankey, Emily Moore, Caitlin Harvey, Olivia Richmond, and Bennet Conn; three sisters Janet Gant, Loretha Muncy, and Emma Endicott; and two brothers Bonnel Bowen and Larry James.

Graveside funeral services with full military honors will be conducted on Friday Oct. 20th at 11:00 am at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East at Grayson, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Ardella Mae Thorne, (Johnson) 

1937 -- 2017

Ardella Mae Thorne, (Johnson) age 80 of Louisa, KY passed away on Saturday October 14, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years Walter Johnson and parents, Walter and Regina Moore. Ardella is also survived by her sons, Jami (Amy) Johnson, Jerry (Diane) Johnson, and Jeff (Lita) Johnson; brother, Calvin Moore; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous other family and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday October 19, 2017 at 11 AM at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens Chapel, 8200 West National Road, New Carlisle, Ohio 45344.

Family will receive friends from 10 AM until the time of the service. Donations if desired may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in her memory.

 

Lonnie Hunt

1937 -- 2017

Lonnie Hunt, 79 of Fort Gay, WV died Saturday, October 14, 2017.

He was born October 22, 1937 in Louisa, KY to the late Wayne and Mary Short Hunt. He was retired from the Wayne County Board of Education where he worked in the Maintenance Department. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers Carl Thompson and James Dolly Hunt.

Survivors include his children; Rhonda Kay Salmons of Crum, WV, Lonnie Ray Hunt of Fort Gay, WV, and Christopher Hunt of Huntington, WV. Additional survivors include six sisters; Hazel Thompson of Kenova, WV, Nancy Conn of Ashland,OH, Sally Thompson of Radnor, WV, Lillie Jackson of Ft. Gay, WV, Ethel Parsons of Ft. Gay, WV, and Ruth Parsons of Louisa, KY, along with a brother, Alex Thompson of Ft. Gay, WV, four grandchildren Ryan (Whitney) Salmons of Prichard, WV, Kennah Salmons of Crum, WV, Austin Hunt of South Point, OH, and Jacob Eli Hunt of Huntington, WV. Mr. Hunt also leaves behind a very special great granddaughter Ramzie Salmons of Prichard, WV.

Funeral services for Mr. Hunt will be conducted at 2pm Tuesday at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kenny Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Thompson Cemetery at Vinson Branch.

Visitation will be from 6-9pm Monday at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

Judith Lynn Brown

1957 -- 2017

Judith Lynn Brown, of Prestonsburg, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday October 11, 2017.

Born July 21, 1957 in Prestonsburg to John Forrest and Pasty Jett Brown, she made her home in Prestonsburg and worked with her family at Brown Foodservice in Louisa for 35 years.

During her life Lynn served 34 years in various roles including President and member in the Prestonsburg Chapter of the PEO Sisterhood, an international women's organization focused on providing educational opportunities for female students. She was involved in her church, teaching Sunday School at the First United Methodist Church in Prestonsburg for many years. Lynn was an avid craftsperson, crocheting and painting scarfs, hats, and purses for many friends and family. She also loved cooking (known for her fudges and other desserts), decorating her home each season, and enjoying travel and movies.

Ms. Brown was a graduate of Prestonsburg High School and attended the University of Kentucky. After college she had one child, James Daniel Neeley of Lexington. In addition to her son, Lynn is survived by her mother Patsy Brown of Lexington, sisters Lisa Kaye Doller of Lexington & Laura Ann Kegley of Louisa, brother Tom Brown of Lexington, niece Janie Kegley and brothers in law Dale Doller and Ed Kegley. She was preceded in death by her father John Forrest Brown.

Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday October 15, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Prestonsburg.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday, with services following.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (Chapter G / KY). https://donations.peointernational.org/

The family has entrusted arrangements to Hall Funeral Home, Martin, KY.

 

Ella Fay Young Bryant Blackburn 

1924 -- 2017

Ella Fay Young Bryant Blackburn, 93, of Louisa went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday October 10, 2017 at the Community Hospice Care Center following a long illness.

Ella was born January 9, 1924 at Lowmansville, KY, the daughter of the late Arbie and Ollie Thompson Young. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two husbands Estill Bryant and George Blackburn, three sons Donnie, Curt, and Ralph, and a daughter Billie Salyer.

Ella was a loving homemaker and member of the Walnut Grove FWB Church.

Survivors include a daughter Carol Bryant Crawford and husband Tony of Louisa; three sons, Estill Dean Bryant and wife Beth of Norwalk, Ohio, Eugene Bryant and wife Edna also of Norwalk, and Gerald and wife Darlene Bryant of Louisa; a sister Lillian Counts of Castella, Ohio; two brothers Clyde Davis of Columbiana, Ohio and Charlie Davis of Wyoming; fourteen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren; and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday Oct. 13th at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Vanhoose officiating. Burial will follow in the Hannah Cemetery at Lowmansville, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Bonnie Sue Dheel

1941 --2017

Bonnie Sue Dheel, age 76 of Louisa, KY passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center.

Bonnie was born on March 20th, 1941 to the late Oscar and Beatrice Hewlett Dheel in Johnson County, Kentucky. She is survived by two brothers, Joe Dheel of Louisa, Kentucky and Don Dheel of Columbus, Ohio, as well as three sisters: Ruth Amburgy of Toledo, Ohio, Margaret Borders of Pikeville, Kentucky and Kathryn Jones of Grove City, Ohio.

She is preceded in death by eight brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at Lowmansville Church of God with Toby Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in the Dheel Cemetery, Lowmansville, Ky.

Friends may visit the Lowmansville Church of God from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, October 12. and after 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 13, until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

 

Ronald Dale Howard 

1958 -- 2017

Ronald Dale Howard, 59, of Jackson, KY passed away Saturday October 7, 2017 at the Pikeville Medical Center.

Ronald was born July 6, 1958 at Lee City, KY the son of the late Edward “Bozo” Howard and Maxine Haddix Howard. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers Richard Howard and Michael Wayne Howard.

Survivors include a son Ronald Chad Howard of Louisa; a daughter Melissa Gregory of England; two grandsons Aarik and Corbin Gregory; a sister Donna Conner and husband Harold of Bethany, KY; and a brother Larry Keith Howard of Middletown, Ohio; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In keeping with his wishes Ronald will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later time at the Tyra Cemetery at Vancleve, Kentucky.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Mary Ann Dean

1974 -- 2017

Mary Ann Dean, 43, of Ft. Gay passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at her home.

Mary Ann is survived by her parents, James and Judy Dean of Ft. Gay, a daughter Lakyn Leeann Bryant, three brothers, James “Jimmy” Dean II, David Dean and Fred Dean and several nieces and nephews along with a host of family and friends.

Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are private.

Monroe Homer Fugett 

1940 -- 2017

Monroe Homer Fugett 77 of Torchlight Road Louisa, KY passed away Saturday September 30, 2017 at the Jordan Center following a long illness.

Homer was born June 21, 1940 at Torchlight, the son of the late Monroe and Ethel Sue Patrick Fugett. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by three sisters Pauline Fugett, Elsie York, and Opal McKenzie; and three brothers Guy Fugett, Mildred Fugett, and Isodore Fugett.

Survivors include a brother Ralph Fugett of Louisa; two sisters Daisy Vanhoose and Betty Caudill both of Louisa; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no services, burial will be in the Fugett – McKenzie Cemetery Torchlight Road Louisa, KY.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Robert Malcolm Thomas

1933 -- 2017

Robert Malcolm Thomas, 84, of Alvin Texas passed away Saturday September 30, 2017 at the Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center in Pikeville, KY following a brief illness.

Robert was born Feb. 1, 1933 at Charleston, WV, the son of the late Roland and Stacy Coffman Thomas. He was a retired design engineer for the mission control team of NASA and a United States Korean War Marine Veteran.

Survivors include two daughters Susan Orsak of Catlettsburg, KY and Mary Kate Sloan of Richmond, TX; three sons Ralph Thomas of Wimberly, TX, Robert M. Thomas II of San Diego, CA, and Carl Fredrick Thomas of Alvin, TX; sixteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Confederate Cemetery Alvin, Texas.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Larry 'Hoss' Hensley

1848 -- 2017

Larry "Hoss" Hensley 69 of Louisa, KY passed away Saturday Sept. 30, 2017 at his home following a long illness.

Larry was born May 21, 1948 at Louisa the son of the late Cecil Virgil and Telia Mae Boyd Hensley. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter Melissa Hensley, two brothers George Vanhoose and Cecil F. Hensley, and two sisters Delores Carter and Brenda Conn. He was a laborer and a lawn mower repairman for years.

Survivors include his loving wife Dixie Jobe Hensley; a daughter Sherrie York and husband David of Louisa; a son Terry Hensley also of Louisa; four sisters Patricia Jordan and Flo Leibee both of Louisa, Polly Bartley of Ashland, KY and Georgia Davis of Catlettsburg, KY; a brother Paul Hensley of St. Petersburg, FL; three grandchildren Michele Stacy and husband Donnie of Sturgis, KY, LaShea York of Louisa, and Justin McKinney of Inez, KY; and two great grandchildren Shane Mathew Howard of Louisa and David Morgan Stacy of Sturgis, KY.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Oct. 3rd at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Maynard officiating.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday from 10:00 am until time of services at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Alice Faye Reynolds

1950 -- 2017

Alice Faye Reynolds, 67, went home to be with the Lord on Friday Sept. 15, 2017 following a long illness.

Alice was born Sept. 15, 1950 at Williamson, WV the daughter of the late Homer and Hazel Thompson Burgett. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her loving husband Carl Noah Reynolds of Louisa; a daughter and son-in-law Carla and Jimmy Marcum also of Louisa; a son and daughter-in-law Josh and Courtney Reynolds of Huntington, WV; two grandchildren Jimmy Marcum II and Sofia Marcum; three sisters, Linda Blackburn, Evelyn Ray, and Tammy Swafford; and a brother Brian Burgett.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Monday Sept. 18, at noon at the Riverview Memorial Gardens Louisa, KY. with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. There will be no visitation.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Frank Pridemore

1954 -- 2017

Frank Pridemore, 63, of Louisa died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa.

He was born February 4, 1954 in Louisa to the late Willis Ray and Betty Frances Maynard Pridemore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Pridemore and a sister, Mary Johnson.

Survivors include a son, Frankie Allen Pridemore, a daughter Trudy Harless, three grandchildren Anna Pridemore, Zoey and Jesse Hammonds. Additional survivors include two brothers Roy Pridemore and Randy Pridemore, and four sisters Brenda Breeze, Rita Wellman, Betty Wallace, and Kathy Pridemore along with a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Services will be conducted at 3pm Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Pridemore Family Cemetery where burial will follow.

Visitation will be from 6-9pm Sunday at the Moore’s Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Young Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

Patsy C. (Miller) Wells

1950 -- 2017

Patsy C. (Miller) Wells, 67, of Huntington, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

She was born February 13, 1950 to the late Paul and Ferne (Hardy) Miller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Wells and her sister Linda Casey.

Survivors include her children Jennifer Dotson of Las Vegas, NV; Chris (Tammy) Wells of South Point, OH; Tessy Veith of Pt. Pleasant, WV; and Mikey Wells of Waverly, TN. She leaves behind her grandchildren Jacob, Paul, Mica, Shannon, Jon, Hunter, Eric, Justin, Ben, Brittany, and Trevor that she loved so much. In addition, she is survived by her siblings Lois Hurst, Sharon Wilkes, Pauletta Torres, and Greg Miller; and her boyfriend Troy who was very good to her.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Central Christian Church, Huntington, WV.

Funeral services will be Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Central Christian Church. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, WV. 

Young Funeral Home in Louisa, KY is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

Homer Jackson

1942 -- 2017

Homer Jackson, age 75 of Galloway, OH went to his eternal rest on Sept. 12, 2017 at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH.

Homer was born May 18, 1942 in Merrimac, WV, raised in Louisa, KY where he graduated from Louisa High School in 1961; then transplanted to Ohio to gain employment at Owens Illinois/Tecneglas for 38 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Sarah Lee Jackson, brother Millard Jackson, and niece Crystal Jackson.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his son, Brian Jackson and “Adopted” sons Richard and Jason Pittman; grandchildren Tristen Jackson, Kyra Pittman and Ricky Pittman; brothers Don (Joy), James (Gwinn), Elmer, Junior (Angie), Cleve (Regenia), and Butch (Debbie) Jackson; sisters Sherla Triplett and Lucille (Danny) Diamond; many nieces, nephews, friends, and co-workers.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday Sept. 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Jackson Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday from noon until time of service at the Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Highway 2565 Louisa, KY.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Jimmy “Catfish” McKenzie 

1951 -- 2017

Jimmy “Catfish” McKenzie, 66, of Louisa, KY passed away Sunday in the Cabell Huntington Hospital following a brief illness.

Jimmy was born Feb. 27, 1951 at Louisa, the son of the late Charles Ed and Opal Jane Fugett McKenzie. In addition to his parents Jimmy is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo McKenzie. He was a retired mechanic with Wayne Supply, a member of the Apperson F&AM, and served in the United States Army during Viet Nam.

Survivors include his fiancé Jodie Preston also of Louisa; two daughters; Melissa McFaddin and Jamie (Daniel) Marcum all of Louisa; four step children Jessica (Tim) Toews, Shawn (Michelle) Murphy, Megan Cyrus, and Adam (Beth Burton) Preston; three sisters Lorraine Kiser of Whitesburg, KY, Faye Hardin and Wanda Morrow both of Louisa; a brother Jerry McKenzie also of Louisa; five grandchildren; ten step grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday Sept. 14, at 1:00 pm at the McKenzie Cemetery McClure Branch Road Louisa with Rev. Bobby Workman and Rev. Chris Wilson officiating. Burial will follow with military honors in the McKenzie Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family on Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Lou Parker 

1935 -- 2017

Lou Parker, 82, of Louisa passed away Monday Sept. 4, 2017 at her home following a long illness.

Lou was born March 5, 1935 at Louisa, the daughter of the late Andy and Goldia McCown Shannon. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Paul Parker, a son Eddie Parker, brothers Tom, Cleon, and Bill Shannon, and sister Helen Branham.

Lou was a retired sales clerk. She loved her family very much and enjoyed being with her grandkids. She was a member of the Oak Grove Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Sherri Crum and husband Charles and Tammy Goble and husband Mitchell all of Louisa; a son Terry Parker and wife Robin also of Louisa; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, and a sister Barbara Siminton of Warner Robins, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Sept. 6, at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Shannon Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Larry J. Shannon

1944 -- 2017 

Larry J. Shannon, 71, of Louisa passed away Monday Sept. 4, 2017 at the Jordan Center following a long illness.

Larry was born June 28, 1944 at Louisa, the son of the late Andy and Goldia McCown Shannon. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers Tom, Cleon, and Bill Shannon; and sisters Helen Branham and Lou Parker.

Survivors include a sister Barbara Siminton of Warren Robbins Georgia and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Sept. 6, at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Shannon Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Linda Sue Slone

1958 -- 2017

Linda Sue Slone, 59, of Adams, KY passed away Friday Sept. 1 at the Community Hospice Care Center following a long illness.

Linda was born June 3, 1958 at Sandy Hook, KY, the daughter of the late Henry and Gertie Boggs Steele. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a brother Buddy McDowell.

Linda was a Wal Mart associate and member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church.

Survivors include her loving husband Ishamel Slone; three daughters Melissa Fyffe of Blaine, KY, Elissa Childers of Ashland, KY, and Kristie Lewis of Van Lear, KY; two step daughters Ginger Slone of Lexington, KY and Brandy Griffith of Blaine, KY; a step son Harold Slone of Louisa; three sisters Carrie, Shirley, and Joyce; 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Sept. 5th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ledgel Ferguson and Rev. Emmitt Barker officiating. Burial will follow in the Fyffe Cemetery on Brushy Fork Road Blaine, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Monday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

James Delbert Humble Jr. 54

1963 -- 2017 

James Delbert Humble, Jr. 54 years of age, died August 28, 2017 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, KY.

He was born July 13, 1963 in Huntington, WV. He was preceded in death by his father James Delbert Humble Sr. and a sister Mary Ellen Lemaster.

Survivors include his mother, Eloise Conway Humble of Zelda, KY, four sisters Sandra Moore of Blaine, KY, Jamie Schritter of Ft. Gay, WV, Debra Davis of Gaffney, SC, and Tammy Humble Kalb of Prestonsburg, KY.

Additional Survivors include nine nephews and seven nieces. Mr. Humble was a graduate of the Technical College in Prestonsburg, KY.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2pm Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at the Buckhannon Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Keith Workman officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Young Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.

 

Nellie Brewer Clark

1943 -- 2017

Nellie Brewer Clark, 74, of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Nellie was born June 24,1943 in Kermit, WV a daughter of the late Roy H. Brewer and the late Minerva Marcum Brewer Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Bellomy Chapel Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Randy Clark.

Survivors include her loving husband of 55 years, Jemerson Clark Jr. of Fort Gay, WV; her children, Debbie Quick of London, Ohio; Basil Ray Brewer of California; Charlina (James) Williams of Kermit, WV; James Clark III (Rhonda) of Fort Gay, WV; Wannetta Sue Clark of Fort Gay, WV; Vickie Victoria Clark of Fort Gay, WV; Donald Edward Clark of Fort Gay, WV; Elvis (Tina) Clark also of Fort Gay, WV; brothers, Dewey Brewer of Akron, Ohio; Sanford Brewer of Nolan Ky.; Eule Brewer of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Anna Mae Brewer of Kermit, WV; Lucille Hackney of Columbus, Ohio; Ruth Marlow of Colo; Donita Brewer of Col. Ohio; grandchildren, Andy Clark, Regina Williams, Nicole Johnson, Elvis Clark Jr., Brandi Quick and April Quick; great grandchildren, Brittany Williams and Michael Marcum.

Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 PM Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Clark Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 9:00 PM Thursday and Friday evening at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Gloria Jean Crank Tackett

1926 -- 2017

Gloria Jean Crank Tackett was born on October 6, 1926 in Lawrence/Louisa, KY to Victoria Mae Roberts and Eugene Crank. She moved to Heaven August 29, 2017, in her apartment in Lexington, KY.

Gloria was the wife of James Ishmael Tackett, also of Louisa. Gloria was preceeded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters, and her beloved husband of 60+ years.

She is survived by her 2 sons: James Ashley Tackett (Beth) of Lexington, and Timothy Tackett (Tammy) of Louisa; grandchildren: Andrea Lynn Tackett, Desirae Gayle Huff (Brandon), Bowen Tackett; great-grandchildren: Victoria Gayle Brown, Eva Grace Brown.

Gloria was a faithful Christian and a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church. She loved her family, her home, her church, and politics. She spent most of her life on the same mountain where she grew up. However, after marrying a Navy man, she and her beloved Ish traveled the US (including Hawaii, Alaska, and roadtrips to California) before returning to KY.

Gloria touched countless lives and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She lived her life faithful to God, and is no doubt with Him now. Let those who love her live for Christ as she did so we may all see her again soon.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Friday, September 1, 2017 at Louisa United Methodist Church with Pastor Dan Smith and Jody Vansickle officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa, Ky.

Young Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

Shirley Mae Moore 

1948 -- 2017

Shirley Mae Moore, 69, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Monday August 28, 2017 following a long illness.

Shirley was born Jan. 27, 1948 at Louisa, the daughter of the late Fred and Dorothy Clay Spurlock. She was a homemaker and member of the Spencer Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include her loving husband Arthur Moore; a daughter Tamera (Keith) Thornsbury of Louisa; a son James (Melissa) Moore also of Louisa; two sisters Sharon Gay Scaggs of Louisa and Dorothy Benfield of Clarksville, TN; five brothers; Fred Roger Spurlock of Louisa, Walter Wilburn Spurlock of Catlettsburg, KY, Ervin Spurlock of Louisa, Joey Forrest Spurlock of Fallsburg, KY, and William Keith Spurlock of Burnaugh, KY; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday Aug. 31, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Spencer FWB Church with Bro. Virgil Dale Pack officiating. Burial will follow in the Judd Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Thomas Jordan 

1932 -- 2017

Thomas Jordan, 85, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Thursday August 24, 2017 following a brief illness.

Tom was born June 23, 1932 at Louisa, the son of the late Robert and Mae Vaughan Jordan. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Martha Runyon Jordan who died in April 2012 and two brothers Dan and Richard Jordan.

Tom loved his family; he loved the Lord serving him with singing and visiting the nursing home and with a jail ministry. Tom was a retired KY Division of Forestry Fire Warden, a member of the Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He leaves behind a loving family, two daughters Yvonne (Charley) Abdon of LaVergne, Tn and Pearl (Mark) Hicks of Auburntown, TN; three sons Wesley (Sue) Jordan of Louisa, Lance (Lana) Jordan of Smithville, TN, and Shane (Phyllis) Jordan also of Louisa; two brothers Bobby Jordan of Xenia, OH and Ronnie Jordan of Inez, KY; two sisters Betty Allen and Nancy Bryant both of Louisa; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and a host of friends and extended family.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 26 at 1:00 pm at the Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Price and Rev. Jonathan Hall officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Fairchild-Lemaster Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

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