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Lawrence C. Copley

1930 - 2015

Lawrence C. Copley, 84, of Crum, W.V. passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

He was born September 18, 1930 in Myrtle, WV. a son of the late Lawrence C. and Nancy Ann Williamson Copley. He was a heavy equipment operator and was a born again Christian.

Survivors include, his loving wife of 61 years, Ernestine Crum Copley of Crum, WV.; two daughters, Diana (Larry) Bowen of Dunlow, W.V.; Brenda Carol Muncy of Crum, W.V.; son, James Kenneth (Earlene) Copley of Crum, W.V.; grandchildren, Joe (Sheila) Bowen of Fort Gay, WV.; Michelle Bowen of Charleston, SC.; Stephanie (Dave) Copley of Stepptown, WV.; Aaliaha Rose Copley of Crum, W.V. Also, Great Grandchildren; Elizabeth Brooke Bowen, Joey Bowen, Josh Bowen, Brianna Lucas and Hailey Lucas.

Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 am Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Copley's Green Pastures, Crum, WV. with Evangelist Teddy Preston and Rev. Pamela Waller officiating. 

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

Raymond Davis

1930 - 2015

Raymond Davis, 85, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky.

Raymond was born March 24, 1930 in Pilgrim, Kentucky a son of the late Ked and Jessie Fitzpatrick Davis. He retired with 36 years of service at the Mountaineer Gas Company, he was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of Zebulon Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers; Junior, Jimmy, and Calvin,  three sisters; Leland, Gaye, and Patsy.

Survivors include, his loving wife of 61 years, Emily Faye Davis of Louisa, Ky.; one son, Lionel Lee Davis of Louisa, Ky.; daughters, Cheryl (Teddy) McCoy of Lenore, WV; Dianna L. (Jerry) Colegrove also of Lenore, WV; Teresa Brown of Prestonsburg,, Ky.; sisters, Linda Anderson of Columbus, Ohio; Judy Davis of Flatwoods, Ky.; 12 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tom Harding officiating. Burial will follow at the Lemaster Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

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

Thelma Graham Wellman

1925 - 2015

Thelma Graham Wellman, 89, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born October 19, 1925 in Louisa, Ky , a daughter of the late Hobart and Jessie Moore Graham. Thelma was a cherished mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She was a homemaker, and a long standing member of the Freewill Baptist Church and a proud member of their Choir. Thelma and her husband Donald ran a reupholster shop in Louisa for many years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Wellman and son, Michael Wellman.

Survivors include, sons, Jerry (Barbara) Wellman of Phoenix, AR; David Wellman of Georgetown, Ky.; daughter, Vickie (Archie) Adkins of Zelda, Ky.; brothers, Claude Graham of Dayton, Ohio; Bill Graham of Florida; sister, Peggy Kauffman of Dayton, Ohio; 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Louisa Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Davis and Michael Wellman officiating. Burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery, Salt Petre, WV.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 8:00 pm Friday at Young Funeral Home.

Lanny Barker

1957 - 2015

Lanny Barker 57 of Blaine, KY passed away Thursday April 16, 2015.

Lanny was born July 9, 1957 at Louisa, the son of the late William Richard and Edith Wheeler Barker. He was a maintance supervisor at Three Rivers Medical center and of the Bapist Faith. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son Curtis Barker.

Survivors include his wife Robin West Barker; a son Jeffrey Barker of Allen, Texas, a step son Mark West of Blaine, KY and a step daughter Karri Ross also of Blaine; 10 grandchildren Hailee Pannell, Bayli Barker, Jacoby Ross, Mark West, Gabriel Barker, Caleb Barker, Dylan Barker, Marlee West, Mason West, and Noah Barker; two sisters Donna Gillium and Joann Roberts both of Louisa and a brother Danny Barker also of Louisa.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday April 21 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Osborne, Rev. Lenny Wheeler, and Bro. Chris Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Sparks Cemetery at Blaine, KY.

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

Lewis Workman Jr. 

1937 - 2015

Lewis Workman Jr. 78, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family.

Lewis was born February 25, 1937 in Louisa, Ky. a son of the late Lewis and Frances Dunn Workman Sr. He was a retired steel worker.

Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Nevoynne Bowen Workman of Louisa, Ky.; daughter, Connie Workman of Louisa, Ky.; sons, Robert (Pam) Workman of Marion, Ohio; Michael (Connie) Workman of Marion, Ohio; Bruce(Karen) Workman of Louisa, Ky.; brothers, Don Workman of Richwood, Ohio; Danny Joe Workman of Fallsburg, Ky.; Gary Gene Workman of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Grace Rice of of Sica, Ky.; Linda Puskus of Louisa, Ky.; Ruth Ann Ball of Columbus, Ohio; 9 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday, April 17, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Paul Stepp officiating. Burial will follow at the Workman Cemetery, Louisa, KY. 

Visitation will be 6:00 til 8:00 pm Thursday at Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.