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Mary Emma Wellman Lemaster Ferguson

1930 – 2016 

Mary Emma Wellman Lemaster Ferguson, 86, of Fort Gay, WV went to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa.

She was born on August 29, 1930 to the late Wayne and Clementine Dawson-Wellman.

Mary retired after more than 20 years as a school cook in Cabell County where she was known for putting her heart into everything.

Mrs. Ferguson was a longtime member of Grace Gospel Church in Huntington and Fort Gay First Baptist Church. 

Mary dedicated her life to caring for those around her. No matter what struggle life dealt her she met it with strength and love that was felt by all who knew her. She was a mother to more than just her children; she impacted the lives of her niece, nephew, grandchildren as well as the lives of many school children in Cabell County. She touched so many lives an taught us so much that will live on for generations.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two husbands Everett Lemaster and JB Ferguson; one son Harold William Lemaster and one sister Loretta Britt.

Surviving is a loving family including three sons David (Colleen) Lemaster of Fort Gay, WV, Steve (Donna) Lemaster of Aurora, CO, Michael (Kaye) Ferguson of Kenova, WV; six grandchildren Emily (Drew) Hinchman, Jason Black, Ryan (Jennifer) Lemaster, William (Michelle) Lemaster, Sean Ferguson and Chloe (Jake) Isaacs; one niece Betsy Britt; one nephew Chuck Britt and six great grandchildren as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will miss her dearly.

Funeral Services will be under the direction of Young Funeral Home and be held at the Fort Gay First Baptist Church at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 with Pastor Tim Preston officiating. Burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 6-8pm at the Young Funeral Home in Louisa.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

James B. Mosley 

1944 --2016

James B. Mosley, 72 of Catlettsburg, KY went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Kings Daughters Medical Center of Ashland, KY.

James was born October 8,1944. He was the son of the late Watson and Ethel (Stewart) Mosley. James was a retired Ironworker from Local 769 of Ashland, KY. He was preceded in death by one brother, Watson Mosley II of Ashland, KY.

Survivors include his wife Linda (McPeek) Mosley of Catlettsburg, KY; his 5 children: Cindy Mosley of Ashland, KY, Randy Mosley of Ashland, KY, James Tait (Tiffany) Mosley of Louisa, KY, Chad (Krissie) Mosley of Catlettsburg, KY and Billy Joe Mosley of Catlettsburg, KY; special family members Terry & Tara Wilks of Catlettsburg, KY; 11 grandchildren: Whitney, Monica, Rainey, Chessie, Zane, Quaid, Cole, Hannah, Landon, Kristen and Jamie; 4 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild on the way; siblings: Ruth Lane of Ashland, KY, Ruby Webb of Louisville, KY, Viola Chaplin of Ashland, KY and Billy Ray Mosley of Louisa, KY.

Due to James Mosley's wishes there will not be any funeral or memorial services.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home

Christina “Tina” Moore 

1980 -- 2016

Christina “Tina” Moore 36 of Columbus, Ohio passed away November 4, 2016 at the Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus.

Tina was born Oct. 7, 1980 in Columbus, Ohio the daughter of John Moore and Rebecca Thomas. She was a Walmart employee.

Survivors include her father John Moore of Webbville, KY; her mother Rebecca Thomas of London, Ohio; children Shawn Miller, Dillon Miller, Serenity Miller, and Liam Campbell; her domestic partner Adam Davis; two sisters Deana McDowell and Amy Cornelius both of West Jefferson, Ohio; a brother Thomas Moore of Urbana, Ohio; and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Nov. 9 at 1:00 pm at the Low Gap Enterprise Baptist Church with Bro. Ralph Cordle and Bro. Emery Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in the Burch Cemetery at Blaine, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Wednesday Nov. 9 from 11:00 am until time of services at 1:00 pm at the Low Gap Enterprise Baptist Church.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.


Joe Forest Wells

1935 -- 2016

Joe Forest Wells, age 81, of Louisa, died Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Kings Daughters Medical Center of Ashland, KY. 

Joe was born May 21, 1935 in Louisa, KY., the son of the late Charley and the late Sophia (Nolan) Wells. He was a farmer.

He is survived by his wife: Ethel Sue (Preston) Wells. 

A graveside service was held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Burgess Cemetery, Tadpole Road,Tadpole, KY.

Care was entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.


Delorese Ann West 

1965 -- 2016

Delorese Ann West 51 of Louisa, KY passed away Saturday Nov. 5, 2016 at the Community Hospice Care Center following a brief illness.

Delorese was born Feb. 19, 1965 at Ashland, KY the daughter of the late William Russell and Carol Sue Hogan Hamilton. She was a manager for VIP Fuels.

Survivors include a daughter Sharon Michelle West of Louisa; and a son David Michael West and partner Whitney Allen also of Louisa; siblings William Robert Hamilton and wife Tammy of Rush, KY, Sharon Dale Fuller and husband Teddy of Louisa, Pamela Irene Davis and husband Mark of Ashland, KY, Joe David Hamilton of Louisa, and Robin Beth Stewart of Huntington, WV; her partner Charles Allen of Pikeville, KY; a special friend and the father of her children James Michael West; grandchildren Allen Jase Ratliff, Jason Michael West, and David Lee West and a host of friends and family to mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Nov. 8 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Hamilton Family Cemetery on Blaine Creek Road Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday Nov. 8 from 11:00 am to the time of services at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.