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Jess McCoy Jr. 

1934 - 2015

Jess McCoy Jr. 81, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at The Jordan Center in Louisa, Ky.

He was born January 19, 1934 in Peter Creek, Ky. a son of the late Jess and Carmie Debord McCoy. He was a retired carpenter. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Lossie Debord and Ruth McCoy

Survivors include his loving wife, Clista K. McCoy of Louisa, Ky.; two daughters, Judy Dalton of Louisa, Ky.; Josephine Spurlock of Catlettsburg, Ky.; two sisters, Phoebe Grimm of Louisa, Ky,; Diane Thompson of Paintsville, Ky.; one brother, John McCoy of Detroit, MI; 6 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Childers officiating. Burial will follow at the Thompson Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 5:00 til 9:00 PM Tuesday at Young Funeral Home.

James Frederick Hardin

1935 - 2015

James Frederick Hardin, 79, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at The Jordan Place in Louisa, Ky.

He was born October 28, 1935 in Louisa, Ky. a son of the late Phillip and Dorothy Hardin. James was a retired sheet metal journeyman and car salesman. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Armatis Hardin; one daughter, Sherry Hardin.

Survivors include, four sons, Joseph Hardin of Lincoln Park, Mich.; Jim Hardin of Louisa, Ky.; Terry Hardin of Tennessee; Phillip Hardin of Valley Park, Missouri; two daughters, Jackie McDowell of Louisa, Ky.; Jill Hardin of Michigan; brothers, Thomas Hardin of San Antonia, Texas; Jerry Gordos of Arizona; sisters, Phyllis Herczak, Doris Thomas, and Mary Ann Evans all of Michigan; 13 Grandchildren

Funeral services will be conducted 4:00 PM Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with James Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at the Gilkerson Cemetery, Contrary Creek Rd.

Visitation will be 5:00 til 9:00 Saturday at Young Funeral Home and 9:00 am til 4:00 PM Sunday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Elaine Marie Hinkle

1937 - 2015

Elaine Marie Hinkle, 77, of Louisa, KY, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Three Rivers Medical Center. 

She was born November 27, 1937 in Floyd County, Iowa to the late Robert Lowell Martin and Pauline Vetter Washburn.  She was preceded in death by her late husband, Jack Hinkle in 2001. 

She is survived by one son, Jack A. Hinkle, Jr of Louisa, KY, and two sisters Joanne Johnson of North Fort Meyers, Florida, and Barbara Segel of Fort Meyers, Florida. 

Per Mrs. Hinkle’s request she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 1pm  at Richardson Chapel. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Donna Sue Sprouse

1949 - 2015

Donna Sue Sprouse, 66, of Louisa, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at The Jordan Center in Louisa, Ky. 

She was born March 20, 1949 in Lawrence County, KY to the late Leo Crabtree and Halie Irene Diamond.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hildra Sprouse, and one daughter, Eula Marie Pack. 

Donna is survived by one daughter, Donna Wilks and her fiancé Michael Burchett of Louisa, KY, six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She was a member of Waterson Freewill Baptist Church in Webbville, KY.

Funeral services will be conducted  2:00 PM Friday, July 24, 2015 at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. 

Friends may visit at 10 am Friday until time of service at Wilson Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.  

Blanche Rutherford

1924 - 2015

Blanche Rutherford, 91, of Fort Gay, WV. formerly of Dunlow passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at St. Marys Medical Center in Huntington, WV after an extended illness.

She was born June 22, 1924 in Dunlow, WV a daughter of the late, Noah and Lou Emma Crum Robinson. Blanche was a homemaker and was a 'Rosie Riviter' in World War II. She loved to make quilts and give them away to all her family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Rutherford who passed away in 1999; brothers and sisters, Everett, Sidney, Beecher, Curtis, Jim, Elijah (Jack) Robinson, Nannie Queen, Ollie Ferguson, and Ida Campbell.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

A Graveside service will be conducted 2:00 PM Thursday July 23, 2015 at the Buck Robinson Cemetery, Dunlow, WV.

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