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Alfred Browning Jr.

1923 - 2014

Alfred Browning Jr., 91, of Ashland, Ky. passed away Monday, August 1, 2014 at his home.

He was born June 16, 1923 in Barnabus, W.V. a son of the late Edward Alfred and Tressie Browning. He was a retired coal miner for National Mines. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, and was a United States Army Veteran.

Survivors include, his health caregiver and Life Long Companion, Arnolee Wellman of Ashland, Ky.; one brother, Bill Queen of Ashland, Ky.; one step son, Mark Browing of TN.;

Graveside service will be conducted 12:00 noon on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Kirby-Flatts Cemetery with Rev. Roy "Tommy" Adams officiating.

Visitation will be Thursday 10:00 am til 11:00 am at Young Funeral Home.

Deloris Pope

1937 - 2014

Deloris Pope, 77, of Louisa, KY. passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at her home.

She was born July 23, 1937 in Rockcastle, KY. a daughter of the late Gordon and Norma Marcum Hammond. She was a housewife and a member of the New Friendship United Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: William T. Pope in 1999, two sons: Daniel and Joe Everett Pope, Sister: Nannie Marcum, Brother: Wilburn Hammond and a grandson: Michael Lee Pope. 

Surviving are five daughters: Janice Sue Baldridge of Inez, KY., Janette Hall of Prestonsburg, KY., Deloris Gayle Fields of Illinois, Beverly Medlin of Georgia and Elizabeth Shannon of Florida, one son: Michael Pope of Louisa, KY., one brother: Arthur Hammond of Ohio, two sisters: Mary Burgess of Louisa, Ky., and Ruby Adkins of Pikeville, KY., 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at New Friendship United Baptist Church with Elder John Goble officiating.

Visitation will be 6-9 on Monday, September 1, 2014 at Young Funeral Home and on Tuesday after 9 a.m. at the church and until time of service. Burial will be in the Pope-Hammond Cemetery, Louisa, KY.

Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joe Richard Hewlett

1952 - 2014

Joe Richard Hewlett, 62, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

He was born May 16, 1952 in Louisa, Ky. a son of Lois Ruth Watts Hewlett and the late Eugene Hewlett. He was Assistant SuperIntendent for Lawrence County Board of Education and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Louisa. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by brother, Bill Hewlett.

Survivors include his loving wife, Matilda Belle Blevins Hewlett of Louisa, Ky.; mother, Lois Ruth Watts Hewlett of Georgetown, Ky.; daughter, Alisha Ann Hewlett and Kevin Workman of Richmond, Ky.; sisters, Sharon Kazee of Georgetown, Ky.; Reva "Steve" Helmbrecht of Lexington, Ky.; Trina "Burney" Jenkins of Georgetown, Ky.; Brother, Tim "Suzie" Hewlett of Hamilton Ohio; sister in law, Anna Jean Hewlett of Zephryshill, Fl.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Sunday, August 31, 2014 at First Methodist Church of Louisa with Kelley Baldridge officiating. Burial will follow at Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be 5:00 til 8:00 pm Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel and one hour prior to service on Sunday at First Methodist Church of Louisa.

Eddie Lewis McCoy

1930 - 2014

Eddie Lewis McCoy, lovingly known as "Papaw Ed", passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the age of 84. Ed lived in Louisa Ky, he was born March 27, 1930 in Red Jacket , WV. He is the son of the late Tracy and the late Hazel (Fluty) McCoy. 

In addition to his parents Ed is preceded in death by his loving wife of 38 years Carol Jean Preece McCoy, 4 brothers; Paul, Bobby, Claude and Tom and 1 sister Betty. 

Mr. McCoy served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war, retired from N&S Railroad after 50 years of service and faithfully volunteered at Three Rivers Medical Center for the last 14 yrs. 

 He is survived by three daughters: Sherry Compton and husband Bryan of Louisa, KY, Luanne Kelly and Husband Rick also of Louisa and Edra Vinson and husband Eddie of Concord North Carolina. Also 6 Grandchildren; Kyla Farley and husband David of Belfrey, Cody Kelly of Louisa, Blake Compton of Louisa, Austin Vinson of Concord NC, Taylor Kelly of Louisa and Harrison Vinson also of Concord North Carolina. Papaw Ed also had 2 Great Grandchildren Connor and William Farley. Mr. McCoy also leaves behind a special friend Jan Crum and 4 brothers; Ernest (Alma) McCoy of Inez, Clyde (Dottie) McCoy of Wheelersburg Oh, Floyd (Alice) McCoy of Inez and Roger (Debbie) McCoy of Galloway Oh. Also 6 sisters; Edith Davis of Wheelersburg, Oh, Jean (Bird) Belcher of Orient Oh, Pat Fitch of Inez, Violet (Terry) Miller of Inez, Wanda (Edgar) Hatfield of Columbus and Peggy Fannin of Inez. Also surviving Mr. McCoy are 25 nieces and nephews, 53 Great Nieces and nephews and 36 Great Great Nieces and nephews, 

Besides being a member of the Friendship United Baptist Church, Ed also enjoyed attending the early Worship Service and Sunday School at the First Baptist Church of Louisa. Papaw Ed was proud to be a member of the Odd Fellows, Rebekahs Lodge, the American Legion, Brotherhood of Maintenance Way and the TRMC Senior Circle. 

The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Monday, September 1, 2014 at Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Hay-Muncy Cemetery. 

Calling hours will be on Sunday, August 31 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home. 

All final arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral home.


William Forest DeLong

1928 - 2014

William Forest DeLong, age 86, of Louisa, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at his home.  

Mr. DeLong was born February 3, 1928 in Louisa, KY. He is the son of the late Joseph Allen and the late Shirley (Preece) DeLong. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son John Michael DeLong. He was a Farmer.  

Forest is survived by his loving wife of fifty-four years: Lillie (Brown) DeLong.

Survivors also include one daughter Cynthia Ann DeLong and two sons; Forest Allen DeLong and wife Tina of Ashland Ky and David Wayne DeLong and wife Sherrie of Liberty Ky. Mr. Delong also leaves behind six Grandchildren, three great- grandchildren, one brother Joe Jack DeLong and one sister Roberta Prince. Mr Delong also leaves behind a special nephew, Raymond DeLong and wife Trish and also a friend Mary Carter. The family also wants to mention Mr. DeLongs brothers in Law Jimmy and Dale Brown and his sister in Law, Hettie DeLong.  

Visitation will be after 6:00 pm on Thursday August 28, 2014 at the Fallsburg Tabernacle Free Will Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be on Friday August 29, 2014 at the Fallsburg Tabernacle Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Greg Caudill, Rev. Everett Swafford and Rev. Jerry Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in the DeLong Family Cemetery. 

All arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home

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