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Claude Copley

1924 - 2015

Claude Copley, 91, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Thursday Feb. 26, 2015 at the Three Rivers Medical Center following a brief illness.

Claude was born Jan. 16, 1924 at Stark, WV the son of the late Lawrence and Nancy Williamson Copley Bowens. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife Tellie Henson Copley who died in 2011.

Claude was a retired superintendent for Marley Cooling Tower Construction Co., a member of the Louisa FWB Church, a 32nd degree mason, member of the Apperson F&AM 195, and a United States Army  Veteran serving in World War II.

Survivors include his loving family, a daughter Claudia Copley of Louisa, a son and daughter-in-law James and Angela Copley also of Louisa, two grandsons Bradley and William Copley, a sister Lucille Bowens of Huntington, WV; and a brother Lawrence Copley Jr. of Webb, WV.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday March 1st at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Osborne and Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery at Louisa, KY.

Friends may call after 5:00 pm Saturday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

A Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home.

Military honors will be performed at the graveside by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 and American Legion Post 89.

Troy Ray Baldwin

1966 - 2015

Troy Ray Baldwin, 48, of Barboursville, W.V. passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at his home.

He was born April 17, 1966 in Columbus, Ohio a son of Charles Thomas Baldwin and Barbara Rae Wooten Coates. He was a drywaller. He was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Baldwin.

Survivors include, four children, Adam Baldwin, Kandayce Baldwin, Andrew Baldwin and Gage Baldwin all of Columbus, Ohio; father, Charles Thomas Baldwin of Ashville, Ohio; mother, Barbara Rae Coates of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Tracy Long of Louisa, Ky.; Krystal Baldwin of Twin Falls Idaho; Santa Faye Baldwin of Johns Town, Ohio; brothers, Eugene Baldwin of Louisa, Ky.; Chris Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Kenny Baldwin of Barboursville, W.V.; Tommy Baldwin of Barboursville, W.V.; Jake Baldwin of Pomaroy, Ohio; Stevie Baldwin of Babroursville, W.V.; Brandon Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Michael Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Jeffery Baldwin of Ashville, Ohio; J.D. Baldwin of Columbus, Ohio; Jimmy Baldwin of Ashville, Ohio; Ryan Baldwin also of Ashville, Ohio.

A memorial service will be conducted 11:00 am Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Baldwin officiating.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Bobby George Jordan

1953 - 2015

Bobby George Jordan, 62, of Chapman, KY passed away Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015 following a sudden illness.

Bobby was born Feb. 12, 1953 at Louisa, KY the son of the late George and Bernice Carter Jordan. He was a retired custodian for the Lawrence County Board of Education.

Survivors include three sisters Cidney (Ronald) Alexander of Ashland, KY, Pansy (Doug) Adams of Chapman, KY, and Yvonne Jordan of Nicholasville, KY; three brothers James Earl (Patricia) Jordan of Chapman, Ky, Stanley Jordan of Ashland, KY and Ernest Jordan also of Chapman, KY; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday Feb. 27th at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in the Jordan Cemetery at Chapman, KY.

Friends may call after 11:00 am Friday and until time of services at 2:00 pm at the funeral home.
Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Lee Elwood LeForrest 

1944 - 2015

Lee Elwood LeForrest 71 of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord on Saturday Feb. 27, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.

Lee was born Feb. 8, 1944 at Providence, Rhode Island the son of the late Lawson and Mary Horton LeForrest. He was a retired truck driver, member of the Louisa First Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army during VietNam.

Survivors include his loving wife Linda Cavins LeForrest of Fort Gay, WV, two daughters Shannon (Ronnie) Boyd of Louisa, KY and Amy (James Jude) Ellison of Fort Gay, WV; three grandchildren Rebecca Stansberry, Tessa Boyd, and Tori Ellison, a great grandson Bradlee Muncy, two sisters Sandra (Robert) Cook and Patte Brown; a nephew Jamie Cook, and two great nephews Barrett and Shawn Cook.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday March 2 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. David Maynard, Rev. Chuck Price, and Rev. John R. Cavins officiating. Burial will follow in the Wellman Cemetery at Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may call after 12:30 pm Monday and until time of services at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers family ask for donations to be made to the Louisa First Baptist Church Debt Retirement or the Hospice of Huntington.

Graveside military honors will be performed by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 and the American Legion Post 89.

Gaye Hanchal Lussier

1935 - 2015

Gaye Hanchal Lussier, 79, of Pikeville, TN passed away February 21, 2015 at her home.

She was born May 25, 1935 in Lovely, Ky. a daughter of the late Ked and Jess Fitzpatrick Davis. She was a Doll Artist. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, William Lussier; brothers, Calvin Davis and Ked Davis Jr.

Survivors include, daughter, Cindy Sinclair of Columbian, Ky.; son, Jonny Dabney of Pikeville, TN.; sisters, Linda Anderson of Columbus, Ohio; Patricia Shipman of Columbus, Ohio, Judy Gartin of Ashland, Ky.; brothers, Jimmy Davis of Ashland, Ky.; Raymond Davis of Louisa, Ky.; Jamie Davis of Ashland, Ky.; 5 Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Young Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Lemaster Cemetery, Clifford, Ky.

Visitation will be 11:00 am til time of service on Saturday.