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Dora Lynn Wilks 

1961 -- 2017

Dora Lynn Wilks, 55, of Diamond Ridge Webbville, KY went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 18, 2017 following a sudden illness.

Dora was born October 6, 1961 at Savannah, GA the daughter of Edward Frasher Sr. and the late Mary Elizabeth Winchell Wilks. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal Faith.

Survivors include her husband Harvey Wilks; a daughter Jessica Webb of Blaine, Ky; a son James Frasher and wife Melissa of Adams, KY; her father Edward Frasher Sr. of Louisa, KY; three brothers Michael Frasher, Robert Frasher, and Edward Frasher Jr.; a sister Bertha Crawford; and four grandchildren Jacob, Hailey, Ashton, and Alyssa.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday Jan. 21st at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Hogston officiating. Burial will follow in the Bishop Cemetery at Webbville, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Harold Simpson 

1932 -- 2017

 

Harold Simpson, 84, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Thursday January 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Harold was born Dec. 18, 1932 at Drift, KY, the son of the late Neal and Ethel Fraley Simpson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son James Harold Simpson, brothers Richard, Neal Jr., and James Roger Simpson, and sisters Anna Tipton and Joyce Adams, and also a daughter-in-law Nancy Simpson.

Harold was a retired Chief Petty Officer serving in the United State Navy for twenty years. He also was a member of the Louisa Church of God for 38 years.

Survivors include his loving wife Cathy Critchlow Simpson, three daughters Sheila Gay Mooney of Virginia Beach, VA, Rita Eidson of Jacksonville, FL, and Heather A. Compton and husband Mikel of Louisa, KY; two sons Bryan Simpson of Newport News, VA and Charles Neal Simpson and wife Tabatha of Louisa, KY; twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a brother Charles Simpson and a sister Sally Lockridge.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday Jan. 22nd at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Stepp officiating. Burial will follow in the Jessie Adams Family Cemetery on Route 581 Georges Creek, KY.

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

Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.

 

Tom Stone

1928 -- 2017

Tom Stone, 88, of Rhubens Branch Louisa, KY passed away Saturday January 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Tom was born July 18, 1928 in Grundy, Virginia, served in the United States Army and Air Force during World War II, and was a self employed roofer for many years in Lawrence County. He is preceded in death by his mother Sytha Saffingfield and a grandson Thomas Stone.

Survivors include his loving wife Ella Fugate Stone; two daughters Debbie Ramey and husband Tommy of Columbus, Ohio and Sherry Pigmon and husband Walter of Louisa; two sons Michael Stone and wife Ann and Tommy Stone and wife Charlett also of Louisa; four grandchildren Angela “Nick” Keeton, Shelby Thompson, Alley Pigmon, and Robert Stone; and two great grandchildren Trey Keeton and Cory Keeton.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Jan. 17, at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Dr. Marc Workman speaking. Burial will follow in the Stone Cemetery on Rhubens Branch Louisa, Ky.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Marvin Williams, Jr.

1937 – 2017

Marvin Williams, Jr., 79, of Louisa passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at his home in Louisa.

He was born in Louisa on May 27, 1937 to the late Marvin and Shirley Music-Williams. Mr. Williams was retired from the Untied State Postal Service as well as the United States Airforce where he served his country honorably for 25 years. 

In addition to his parents Marvin was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 57 years Ramona Holbrook-Williams; his step mother Florene Hatfield-Williams; four sisters Alphoretta Odaniel, Annalee Davidson, Lenora Barker and Prudence Mullins and four brothers Paul Edison Williams, James Harrison Williams, Chalmer Shugg Williams and Raymond Merle Williams.

He leaves behind a caring family including one son Kenneth W. Williams and his wife Tammie of West Liberty; one daughter Lori Andriot and her husband Steve of Louisville; five grandchildren Mason, Lindsay, Dena, Jerad, Jenny and Brian; five great grandchildren; one brother Robert Williams of Ashland; two sisters Kathy Jane Burchett and Elsie Mae Scott both of Louisa; two sisters-in-law Katerine Williams and Dedre Williams and one brother-in-law Amos Davidson as well as many extended family and close friends all of whom will cherish his memory.

Funeral Services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 11:00 am burial will follow at Rosehill Burial Park in Ashland.

Visitation for family and friends will be after 10:00 am until service time on Thursday at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Military Honors will be conducted at the cemetery by United States Airforce Honor Guard.

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

Barbara C. Ball 

1938 -- 2017

Barbara C. Ball, 79, born November 8, 1938, the daughter of the late Dewey and Mabel Ferguson Cordle with sisters Betty, Dorothy and Mary Lou all come from a loving family.

Barbara had high standards in life, to be a loving, reasonable, and disciplined person. She was a teacher, mother and a person who worked for a better tomorrow.

She was a graduate of Louisa High School and Ohio State University with honors. Barbara taught kids to reach out for high standards. She also wrote a book “To God Be The Glory”. She was a perfectionist; she enjoyed making quilts to perfection.

She raised a responsible family, a son James B. Ball II and wife Angela, grandchildren Elizabeth, Caden, Corbin, and Addy who she cared and loved very much. She also leaves behind a sister Dorothy Hoskins and her loving husband of 56 years, Jim Ball.

Barbara reached her goal by loving God with all her heart and soul, all her mind and strength and loving her neighbor as herself.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday Jan. 14th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. David Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens at Louisa,KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday January 13, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and also from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Friends serving as pallbearers will be Rick McFarland, Carlos “Buddy” Seagraves, Bob Seagraves, Don Moore, Terry Moore, and Roger Deskins.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.