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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.

 

Mr. William M. Dodson

1923 -- 2017

Mr. William M. Dodson, age 93, died June 18, 2017, at Minford Retirement Center. He was born December 9, 1923, to Sam and Sue Pickrell Dodson in Ashland, Kentucky, where he was primarily raised and graduated from high school.

He was a decorated infantry veteran of WWII, serving in the Philippine Islands and Okinawa. After the war, he graduated from The Ohio State University and Cincinnati College of Embalming. In 1952, along with his brother, Kenneth Dodson, he started Erwin-Dodson Funeral Home in Minford. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge.

He was married to his loving wife, Jeane, for 61 years before her death in 2011. Together they raised their two children, William E. (Ellen) and Rebecca. He is also survived by his grandchildren Andrew (Stacy) Dodson with their sons, Maxton, Grayson, Braden, and Isaiah; Daniel (Dinah) Dodson with their daughters, Emma and Ruby. All reside in Scioto County, Ohio. Others who preceded him in death include sisters, the late Margaret Wallace and Iris Powers. 

Survivors also include nieces Jane Wallace Branham and Lu Anne Wallace and great nephews Christopher Miller, Matthew Miller and Geoffrey Branham.

Long-time memberships include Minford United Methodist Church, Water 1 Board of Directors, Minford American Legion Post 622, and Minford Fire Department.

Funeral services will be held at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home on Thursday, June 22 at 11am with family friend and evangelist, Patrick Gampp officiating.

Visitation will be 4 to 8pm on Wednesday, June 21, and one hour before the service. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion immediately following the service.

Burial will be at 3:30pm at Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa, Kentucky.

 

Estill J. Williams Jr. 

1926 -- 2017

Estill J. Williams Jr. 90, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Jordan Center in Louisa, Ky. Estill was born October 8, 1926 in Louisa, Ky a son of the late Estill and Cora Mae Skaggs Williams.

Estill was a cabinet maker and retired from Castle Show Case after many years of service, he was also a United States Marine Veteran who served his country honorably,  and he was a member of West United Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Lemaster Williams who passed away in 2016. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jim Williams and Les Williams.

Survivors include, one brother, Bill (Mary Jane) Williams of Summit, Ky.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Graveside service will be conducted 2:00 pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Fairchild Lemaster Cemetery under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

 

Dorothy Lee (Bowen) Parsons

1945 -- 2017

Dorothy Lee (Bowen) Parsons, 72 of Genoa, WV passed away at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky on June 15, 2017.

She was born in Lawrence Co. Ky to the late Earl and Merlie (Johnson) Bowen. She is preceded in death by  2 daughters, Patricia and Rhoda Ann; 1 brother Board Ray and 4 sisters, Marybell,  Laura, Laurie and Lucy. She is also preceded in death by a loving husband of 50 years; Charles Lee Parsons.

She leaves behind her loving children; 4 sons, Charles (Pete) Parsons Jr. (Shirley), Earl (BoBo) Parsons (Jessica) all of Ohio; Danny Lee Parsons of Huntington, WV; Billy Joe Parsons of Genoa, WV; 2 daughters, Tammy (Parson) Jackson (Ira); Charlene (Parsons) Haynes (Dale) all of Genoa, WV also one ex daughter in law, Tabitha Parsons of Kentucky. Doris and Charles also raised 2 of their grandchildren; Donna (Parsons)Smith and Robin Parsons both of Ohio.

They had a total of 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 sisters; Shirley Mounts of Genoa, Wv; and Helen Harless of Ky as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Rush Branch Church with Pastor Travis Perry officiating. Burial will follow at the Parsons Cemetery, Genoa, WV.

Visitation will be after 1:00 pm Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Rush Branch Church under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

James Ace Vanover 

1955 -- 2017

James Ace Vanover, 61, of Blaine, KY passed away Monday June 12, 2017 at his home following a sudden illness.

Ace was born Oct. 18, 1955 at Martha, KY the son of the late Okie and Clothine Hicks Vanover. He was a retired telephone lineman.

Survivors include six sisters; Bonnie Davis, Sally Watts, Peggy Cantrell, Patty Kazee, Norma McDavid and Effie Perry; two brothers, James Vanover and Charles “Dickie” Vanover; a half-brother Elwood Vanover and two half-sisters, Roberta Wheeler and Sally Yoho.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Wednesday June 14th at 4:00 pm at the Terryville Cemetery at Terryville, KY with Rev. Ed Austin officiating.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Kathryn Lynn (Maynard) Hayes

1959 -- 2017

Kathryn Lynn (Maynard) Hayes, age 58, of Ulysses, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Riverview Healthcare Facility of Prestonsburg following an extended illness.

Mrs. Hayes was born January 31, 1959 in Louisa, KY to the late Julius and the late Frances (Borders) Maynard. She retired from Social Services and was a member of the Belles Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Kathryn is preceded in death by her husband Odas Hayes and a step brother, David Lemaster.

Kathryn leaves behind a loving sister, Donna Dancy and husband Greg of Paintsville, KY; a special niece, Paige Dancy Kinzer and husband David of Huntington, WV; a Step Daughter, Tammy Hayes and a Step Son , Michael Hayes. Mrs. Hayes is also survived by a step sister, Marsheila Miller, a step brother, Robert Lemaster and 2 “Brother-Cousins” and 6 ”Sister-Cousins”.

The funeral will be held at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Belles Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. James VanHoose, Rev. Wayne Price and Rev. Larry Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Calling hours will be Tuesday, June 13 from 6:00pm- 9:00pm at the Wilson Funeral Home of Louisa.

All arrangements and care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

 

Robert Wayne Colvin Sr.

1937 -- 2017

Robert Wayne Colvin Sr., 79, of Louisa, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington, WV. 

Mr. Colvin was born June 17, 1937 in Oil Springs, KY. He is the son of the late Bruce and the late Gae Collins Colvin. 

Mr. Colvin was a retired Surface Coal Miner, a member of the Apperson Lodge #195 and a member of the Lightouse Free Will Baptist Church. 

“Bob” is survived by one daughter: Vickie Gravely and husband David of Fuquay-Varina, NC and two sons: Robert Colvin Jr. and wife Jamie of Niagara Falls, NY and Gary Colvin and wife Rhonda of Louisa, KY. Mr. Colvin also leaves behind a step daughter, Brenda Ward and husband Donnie also of Louisa, two sisters: Ann Butcher and Sue Mullins,  both of Louisa  and two brothers: Charles Colvin of Canton, OH and Bill Colvin of Fort Gay, WV; Bob’s life was also blessed with 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Colvin  is preceded in death by his wife Eva Colvin, and two siblings: Bruce Colvin Jr. and Mabel Robinette.

Friends may call on Monday June 12, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home in Louisa Ky.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Bevins officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery.

All care and arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home

Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

 

Boone Burke

1935 -- 2017

Boone Burke, 82 of Catlettsburg, Kentucky passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at his home.

Boone was born January 2, 1935 in Halo, Kentucky a son of the late Wiley and Flotilla Childers Burke. Boone retired from Ashland Oil after serving many years as a foreman, he was also a United States Army Veteran who served his country honorably. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by all of his siblings.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Opal Jean Humphrey Burke of Catlettsburg, Kentucky; son, Rob (Renee) Burke of Van Lear, Ky.; daughter, Ann (Raymond) Bradley of Fayetteville, TN. Grandchildren, Haley Leanne Burke of Van Lear, Ky.; Colby Ray Bradley of Fayetteville, TN; two special nephews, John (Carol) Bentley of Louisa, Ky.; and Robert Baugh of Hamilton, IN.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Noah Wilks officiating. Burial will follow at the Humphrey Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Ky.

Visitation will be held 5:00 pm until 9:00 PM Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Bro. Paul Henry Schmidt

1963 -- 2017

Bro. Paul Henry Schmidt, 54, of Grayson went to be with his Lord on Monday, June 05, 2017 at his residence.

Bro. Paul was born January 3, 1963 in Bellefonte, KY a son of the late Henry Bascum and Alta May Scott Schmidt. He started preaching at the age of 18, attending and graduated from Boyce Bible College in Louisville, preaching at Elizabeth Jarrell Baptist in Louisa, 2nd Baptist Church in Ashland, Hyland Heights in Catlettsburg, First Baptist Church in Inez and currently First Baptist Church of Grayson.

He worked for the Martin County Board of Education for 10 years, where he also was assistant football coach. This past season he was asked to be the Chaplain for the East Carter High School football team.

Bro. Paul is survived by his wife of 32 years, Jean Kitchen Schmidt; three sons, Paul Henry (Paige) Schmidt Jr. of Inez, Joshua (Lauren) Schmidt of Grayson and Bro. Samuel (Andrea) Schmidt of Nicholasville, KY; one brother, James Russell Schmidt of Raceland; two sisters, Alice Elnora Diedrich and Mary Rose Schmidt both of Wurtland KY; two grandsons, Samuel Luke Schmidt, and Paul Henry “Trey” Schmidt III; first cousins who he thought of as a sister and brother, Linda Scott Hixson and Bruce Hixson.

Services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Grayson with his sons Samuel, Joshua, Paul Henry Schmidt and assisting Donnie Fox and Paul Badgett. Burial will be in the Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Inez and also 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Grayson.

Family requests that all contributions be made to: First Baptist Church of Grayson, ATTN: Building Fund, 162 North Court Street, Grayson KY 41143. Malone Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the Schmidt family at www.malonefuneralhome.com.

 

Marjorie Sue Thompson Lester

1921 -- 2017

Marjorie Sue Thompson Lester, 95, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Marjorie was born December 27, 1921 at Irish Creek, Kentucky a daughter of the late William and Maude Roberts Thompson.

Marjorie was a member of Enterprise Baptist Church, she was a retired grocery store clerk and had worked as a clerk for over 20 years. Marjorie was very proud to have been a Rosie Riveter in World War II and spoke of it often.

In addition to her parents, William and Maude Thompson, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmo Lester, and two brothers, Charles William Thompson and Earl Thompson.

Survivors include her children, Sam (Deanna) Lester of Louisa, Kentucky; Sherry (Jerry) King of Loveland, Ohio; Jim (Rose) Lester of Louisa, Kentucky; Grandchildren, Georgie Howard, Jarah Bailey, Matt King, Melanie Lester Sparks, and Marc Lester; 5 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa, Kentucky.

Visitation will be 5:00pm until 8:00pm Friday, June 9, 2017 at Young Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Elizabeth Baptist Church or Ashland Community Hospice . Online condolences may be left for the family at http://www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com/

Linda Coffey 

1958 -- 2017

Linda Coffey 59 of Louisa, KY passed away Monday June 5, 2017 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

Linda was born May 11, 1958 in Boyd County the daughter of the late Clyde and Pauline Ramey Hackney. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband Thomas Coffey, a brother Carl Hackney of Cannonsburg, KY, and a sister Helen Rucker of Springfield, Missouri.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Samuel Joseph Alcorn II

1984 -- 2017

Samuel Joseph Alcorn II, 33, of Catlettsburg, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.

Samuel was born February 7, 1984 in Ashland, Kentucky the son of Samuel and Peggy Dickens Alcorn Sr.

Survivors include his loving wife, Jessica Alcorn of Catlettsburg, Ky., one daughter, Trinity Alcorn of Catlettsburg, Ky.; parents Samuel and Peggy Dickens Sr.; sister, Sarah Alcorn of Owensboro, Ky., and a host of family and friends who loved and will miss him very much.

There will be No Services at this time.

Young Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at http://www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com/

 

James Lee “Buddy” Adams 

1975 -- 2017

James Lee “Buddy” Adams 42 of Louisa, KY passed away May 30, 2017 following a motorcycle accident.

Buddy was born Jan. 16, 1975 at Louisa, KY, the son of Ruth Stacy Sparks and the late James T. Adams. He was a lineman for Davis H. Elliott Company.

Survivors include a daughter Christy Adams of Louisa, two sisters Alpha Adams of Dayton, OH and Jessica Marcum of Louisa; his mother Ruth Sparks also of Louisa; and a host of nieces and nephews who loved him.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 3 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery at Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday from 11:00 am until time of services at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Priscilla Susan Hogston

1976 -- 2017

Priscilla Susan Hogston, 41, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in Boyd County Kentucky.

Priscilla was born November 8, 1976 in Ypsillanti, Michigan a daughter of Dorothy Lou Hogston and the late James Elmer Hogston. Priscilla was a cashier for Walmart.

In addition to her father, Elmer Hogston, she was preceded in death by one brother, John Dewey Hogston.

Survivors include, her mother, Dorothy Lou Campbell Hogston of Louisa, Ky.; one daughter, Victoria Elizabeth Cyrus of Fort Gay, WV; two sons, Charles Franklin Marcum III of Louisa, Ky.; Chase Allen Marcum also of Louisa, Ky.; granddaughter, Lillian Faith Doss of Fort Gay, WV.; sister, Vanessa Mae Fitzpatrick of Louisa, Ky.; brother, Jeffery Allen (Rebecca) Hogston of Belville, MI; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Priscilla will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Visitation for Priscilla Hogston will be held from 5:00pm until 8:00pm Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Porter William Pyle

1939 -- 2017

Porter William Pyle, 77, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.

Mr. Pyle was born October 31, 1939 in Chillicothe, Ohio a son of the late Curtis and Marguarite Hirn Pyle. Porter retired from the United States Air Force where he served as an air traffic controller, and served his country honorably. He was a member of the Louisa Church of God.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Phyllis Pyle of Louisa, Ky.; four daughters, Penny Littleton (Darrell) of Morehead, Ky.; Christina Law (Paul) of Portland, TN; Toni Stark (Scott) of Omaha, NE; Kelly Prichard (Kent) of Morehead, Ky.; one son, David Pyle of Morehead, Ky.; 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 am Friday, June 2, 2017 at Louisa Church of God with Pastor Paul Stepp officiating. Burial will follow at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Greenup, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the Louisa Church of God, Louisa, Ky.

 

Virginia Elizabeth Preston Allen

1938 -- 2017

Virginia Elizabeth Preston Allen, 78, of Columbus, Ohio passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Virginia was born July 29, 1938 in Lawrence County Kentucky, a daughter of the late John and Eunice Bellomy Preston. She was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy R. Allen.

Survivors include, one son, William Jonathan Allen of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Sue Wells of Tadpole, Kentucky.

A graveside service will be conducted 10:00 am Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Wallace Cemetery, Donathan, Kentucky.

 

Dicie Sizemore 

1934 -- 2017

Dicie Sizemore, 83, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Saturday May 27, 2017 following a long illness.

Dicie was born March 7, 1934 at Hazard, KY the daughter of the late Russ and Bessie Spicer Sizemore. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three daughters, Martha Hammond and husband Robert of Louisa, Lucy Morris also of Louisa, and Patricia Osborne of Indiana; two sons, Preston Morris and Elige Couch both of Breathitt County; a sister, Mae Haddix also of Breathitt County; eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May 30 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Rick May officiating. Burial will follow in the Hammond Cemetery on Thornsberry Branch Road Louisa, 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.

 

Martha Miller Moore

1928 -- 2017

Martha Miller Moore, age 89, of Louisa, KY, departed this life and entered into her heavenly home on May 26, 2017 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

Martha was born May 26, 1928 at Noris, KY, a daughter to the late Attison and Gypsy Estep Miller. God saw fit to give Martha a wonderful birthday present this year, to see her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and to get to live in heaven forever with Him and also husband, Wilson Moore, whom she had been missing and longing to see for many years. Martha and Wilson became as one on July 24, 1948 and were married for 47 years at Wilson’s passing in 1996. After their marriage, Martha graduated from Cosmetology school and worked as a beautician in Columbus, Ohio and later moved back to Kentucky where she continued working as a beautician. She was proud of the day she and Wilson gave their hearts and lives to Jesus and were then baptized together. Martha was a member of Cando FWB Church.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by siblings Kermit Miller and Bessie Thompson.

Survived by siblings Marie Oliver of Columbus, OH, Hersel Miller of Columbus, OH, and Frances (Freddie) Castle, Louisa, KY.; several nieces, nephews, church family and friends. Martha had a special friend, Pat Napier Jr., who was of great help to her for several years.

Funeral services will be held on Monday May 29 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Hughes, Rev. Joe Castle. Burial will follow in the Moore Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Monday from 11:30 am until the time of services at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Nancy Lou Chafin 

1944 -- 2017

Nancy Lou Chafin 73 of Fort Gay, WV went home to be with the Lord on Monday May 22, 2017 following a brief illness.

Nancy was born Feb. 1, 1944 at Aflex, KY the daughter of the late James and Juanita Armstrong Lambert. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Troy Edward Chafin who died in 2013. Nancy was a homemaker and of the Christian Faith.

Survivors include two daughters, Anita (Greg) Hatfield of Beckley, WV and Allison (Mark) Hooser of Daniels, WV; two sisters, Bonnie Crigger of Danville, KY and Shelia (Jim) Henson of Chattaroy,WV; two brothers, Don (Thelma) Lambert of Forrest Hills, KY and Ted (Wanda) Lambert of Fort Gay, WV; three grandchildren, Teddy (Krista) Lambert, Brad (Becca) Hatfield, and Blake Hooser; four great grandchildren Raegan Lambert, Ashton Lambert, Ava Hatfield, and Emma Hatfield; a special friend Carolyn Sue Napier.

Funeral services will be held on Friday May 26th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth Crigger officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens at Belfrey, KY.

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

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Gideons International P.O. Box 97251 Washington, DC 20090.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Curtis Lee Evans

1929 -- 2017

Curtis Lee Evans, 88, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

Curtis was born May 10, 1929 in Webb, WV a son of the late Harless and Grace Chaffin Evans. Curtis was retired from the N&W Railroad, he was of Freewill Baptist Faith and attended Peters Chapel Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Marie Copley Evans, and a son, Curtis Lee Evans Jr.; siblings, Harless Evans Jr., Ruby Williams, Lucille Mills, Maxine Fortham, Pauline Evans, and Lillian Dillon.

Survivors include, one son, James (Christine) Evans of Fort Gay, WV.; two daughters, Betty (Randy) Frasher of Fort Gay, WV.; Christine Evans of Martinsburg, WV; brothers, Jackie (Joyce) Evans of Col. Ohio; Clyde (Betty) Evans of Fort Gay, WV.; Larry (Debbie) Evans of Crum, WV; grandchildren, Kimberly Collie, Robbie Evans, James Frasher, Tammy Branham, Nancy Evans, Kathy McKenzie, David King, Frankie Evans, Melissa Saunders, James Saunders and Rebecca Saunders; 18 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Frasher Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be 5:00 until 9:00 PM Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Michael D Webb

1950 -- 2017

Michael D Webb 66, of Louisa, Ky. went home to be with his Lord Saturday, May 20, 2017 at his home.

Michael was born October 28, 1950 in Timmonsville, SC., a son of the late LD and Doris Jordan Webb. Michael was retired from the Lawrence County Board of Education where he trained bus drivers, he was also a United States Army Veteran who served his country proudly. Michael was very involved in his church, Bakers Chapel, where he was a member for over 30 years and was the adult Sunday School teacher. He was preceded in death by his parents LD and Doris Webb.

Survivors include, his loving wife of 46 years, Wanda Gillispie Webb of Louisa, Ky.; two daughter, Shelly Webb and Elizabeth Webb both of Ashland, Ky.; two grandchildren, Abby Caldwell and Avery Webb both of Ashland, Ky.; brother, Terry Webb of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Karene Lewis of Louisa, Ky.; Sharon Stein of Greenup, Ky..

Funeral services will be conducted 11:30 am Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Doug Ison and Gordan Crisp officiating. Burial will follow at the Jordan Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00pm until 9:00 PM Monday, May 22, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Charlotte H. Maynard

1951 -- 2017

Charlotte H. Maynard 66 of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Sunday evening May 14th at the Community Hospice Care Center following a long illness.

Charlotte was born Jan. 20, 1951 at Dalton, GA the daughter of the late Joe A. and Carrie H. Laster Holsomback. She was a homemaker and loved to bake pies and be with her family. Charlotte was a member of the New Beginning Community Church in Louisa.

Survivors include her loving husband Larry Maynard; a daughter Carrieann Holsomback of Dalton, GA; three sons Larry Joe, William Daniel, and Russell Craig Maynard all of Louisa; two sisters Martha Sue Davis of Smyrna, GA and Joann Jones of Dalton, GA; two brothers Wayne Holsomback of Lafayette, GA, and Terry Holsomback of Hapeville, GA; a grandson Noah Holsomback; and a special aunt Bobbi Jo Rolen also of Dalton, GA; and a host of friends and loved ones.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 17 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Bailey and Rev. Noah Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Memorial Gardens at 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.

Lowell Dean Young

1957 -- 2017

Lowell Dean Young, 60, of Louisa, Ky. departed this life May 9, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, WV after an extended illness.

Lowell was born in Louisa, Ky May 8, 1957 the son of the late Lloyd B. and Alka Moore Young. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Lloyd B. Young Jr.. He was a member of Cando Freewill Baptist Church.

Lowell is survived by several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins and also good friends Toby and Linda Thompson

Visitation for Lowell will be Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Spencer Freewill Baptist Church from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. and the funeral service will be Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Spencer Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Castle and Rev. Seth Castle officiating.

Burial will follow in Judd Cemetery.