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Louisa-Lawrence Co., Ky

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Mary Lou Pauley

1940 - 2015

Mary Lou Pauley, 74, of Ironton Ohio passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born June 17, 1940 in Louisa, Ky. a daughter of the late Willie Reed and Rinda Reed Hopson. She was a retired nurses aide. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn Pauley; son, John Branham; grandson, Chris Branham; brothers, John Sherman Reed, Willie Reed, Frank Reed, Don Reed and Phil Reed.

Survivors include her children, David Branham of South Point, Ohio; Berinda (Joey) Pack of Lexington, Ky.; Bobby Joe (Janie) Branham of Brenhem, Texas; James (Judy) Carlisle, Penn.; Mack (Pam) Branham of Fort Gay, W.V.; Carlos "Bo" Hutchinson of Ironton, Ohio; Brother, Joe (Glenna) Reed of Cherryville, Ky.; 14 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 pm Monday, May 25, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Louisa with Rev. Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow at the Fairchild/Lemaster Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Sunday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Gideons International P.O. Box 355 Louisa, Ky. 41230

Douglas Scott “Scottie” Senters

1975 - 2015

Douglas Scott “Scottie” Senters, 39, of Louisa, KY passed away Sunday May 17, 2015 at Saint Mary’s Medical Center following a brief illness. 

Scottie was born Nov. 19, 1975 in Ashland, KY the son of Douglas M. and Sherry Adams Senters. He was a disabled coal truck driver.

Survivors include his wife Angeleah Maynard Senters; parents Doug and Sherry Senters of Louisa, daughter Mahala Senters of Huntington, WV, three sons Steven Senters and Tyler Senters both of Huntington, WV and Weston Senters of Louisa, KY, and a step son Brantley Maynard; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Friday May 22 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Jessie Adams Family Cemetery at Ulysses, KY.

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

Wilbur "Doc" Queen

Wilbur "Doc" Queen, 79, of Louisa, Ky. husband of Juanita Queen, passed away May 19, 2015 at his home.

Son of the late Alfonzo and Edna Mae Holbrook Queen.

Graveside services will be conducted 12:00 noon Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Adkins Cemetery off Rt. 3 Five Forks Hill, Louisa, Ky.

Walter Ray "Wally" Smith

1963 - 2015

Walter Ray "Wally" Smith, 51, of Prichard, WV passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

He was born July 30, 1963 in Louisa, Ky. a son of Bonnie Bellomy Smith and the late Samuel R. Smith. He was owner operator of Tug River Lumber Co.. Wally was a member and pastored for nearly 30 years at Community Chapel Church, he was a member of Bass and Buddies Fishing Club.

Wally leaves behind his loving wife of 33 years, Carol Hall Smith of Prichard, WV.; his mother, Bonnie Smith of Fort Gay, WV.; son, Sam Smith of Berkley Springs, WV.; daughter, Crystal (Jay) Sullivan of Prichard, WV.; brothers, Jimmy Smith and Robbie Smith both of Fort Gay, WV.; Wally was a very special Pap to three grandchildren, Mikaila, Jonah, and Peyton.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Noah Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at the Community Chapel Cemetery, Prichard, WV..

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Thursday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Sarah DeBoard

1940 - 2015

Sarah DeBoard, 75, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Tuesday May 19, 2015 at her home following a brief illness.

Sarah was born Feb. 16, 1940 at Wayne, WV the daughter of the late Golden and Gertrude Staley Smith. She was homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her loving husband Ed DeBoard; three daughters Ruth (Mike) Meredith and Lisa DeBoard all of Columbus, Ohio, Goldie (Randy) Swinning of Plain City, Ohio; two sons John (Lisa) DeBoard of Louisa, KY and Jason (Michelle) DeBoard of London, Ohio; a brother Bascom Smith of Lavellate, WV; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday May 21 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Ratliff and Rev. Greg Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in the Myrtle Chapel Cemetery.

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