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Ruth Ann Parsley

1939 – 2017

Ruth Ann Jordan-Parsley, 77 of Warfield passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at her home.


Mrs. Parsley was born on September 10, 1939 in Louisa to the late Arthur and Arabelle Sargent-Jordan. She was a homemaker and attended the Hode Church of God.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three husbands Elmer Wilks, John Everett Wilks and Ellis Parsley; three brothers Jerry Jordan, James Hatfield and Wilbur Jordan.

She leaves behind a loving family including two daughters and their spouses Deloris (Terry Johnson) Wilks of Louisa and Angalia (Nick Bazell) Wilks of Coal Grove, Ohio; two grandchildren Rhene (John) Childers of Louisa and John Braxton Thompson of Coal Grove, Ohio; three great grandchildren Owen, Aadeen and Conner Childers all of Louisa.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at the Jordan Cemetery in Louisa.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home.

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Ronald Jackson Robinson

1976 – 2016

Ronald Jackson Robinson, 40 of Louisa passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

He was born in Frankfurt Germany on August 2, 1976 to Chester Harold Robinson, Jr. and Dolly Sue Winchell-Robinson of Louisa. 

In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife Tammy Annette Thompson-Robinson of Louisa; two step-sons Joseph Randy (Ashley) Adkins and Dakota Wayne Adkins all of Louisa; one granddaughter Emily Marie Adkins; one brother Robbie Ray Robinson of Long Beach, CA and two nieces Whitney Robinson of Tadpole and Katie Robinson of Lowmansville.

Funeral services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 11:00 am, burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery in Fort Gay.

Visitation will be from 6-9 pm on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to assist the family with final expenses.

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Timothy Edgar Goble

1965 -- 2016

Timothy Edgar Goble 51 of Clifford, KY passed away Wednesday Dec. 28, 2016 at his home following a sudden illness.

Tim was born July 21, 1965 in Louisa, the son of the late Jack Ivan and Levon Luster Goble. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers Jimmy and Ivan.

Survivors include a daughter, Brianna Leigh Goble of Louisa; a son, Timothy Ray Goble of Paris, KY; two sisters, Debra Johnson of Inez, KY and Angela Thompson of Glenhayes, WV; a brother, Randy Goble of Inez, KY; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday Dec. 31st at 1:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. John Goble officiating. Burial will follow in the Goble Cemetery at Clifford, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday Dec. 30th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.



Robert “Bob” Leonard Michael

1929 -- 2016

Robert “Bob” Leonard Michael, 87, of Louisa, passed away December 28, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Michael was born April 19, 1929, in Kenova, WV to the late William “Bill” and Blanch (Frazier) Michael. Bob was also preceded in death by his wife Virginia I. (New) Michael and a brother, Joe Michael.

Bob was retired from the Norfolk and Western Railroad and received a United Nations and Korean Service Medal for his term in the U.S. Army.

Bob is survived by three sons, Eddie Wayne (Sue) Michael, James Robert Michael and William David (Cindy) Michael, all of Louisa; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren, one brother, Ralph Michael of Ft. Gay, WV.

Visitation will be from 6p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Young Funeral Home in Louisa and a graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Joe “Brownie” Edward Childers

1943 -- 2016

Joe “Brownie” Edward Childers, 73 of Lousia passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.

He was born in Richardson, Kentucky on February 5, 1943 to the late Ralph and Carrie Belle-Childers. He was of the Christian Faith and worked in Farming for most of his life. “Brownie” was an avid guitar player and most notably played on many occasions with Ralph Stanley.

Besides his parents Mr. Childers was preceded in death by a daughter Herma Riffe; three sisters Rosie Savage, Annie Daniels and Bonnie Murphy as well as three brothers Clarence Childers, Steve Childers and John Childers.

He leaves behind a loving and devoted family including his wife of 54 years Judy Ruth Murphy-Childers of Lousia; three sons Herman (Sheila) Childers of Denton, Ralph (Pam) Childers of Webbville and Joe (Melissa) Childers of Louisa; one daughter Melissa (Dewey) Young of Donithan; one brother Ralph Childers, Jr. of Ohio; two sisters Marie Jordan of Blaine and Mary Howthorne of Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 11:00 am with Brother Danny Clarkston officiating. Burial will follow at the Riffe Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home.

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