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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.

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.

Nora Bell Moore

1933 - 2015

Nora Bell Moore 82 of Louisa, KY passed away Thursday July 9, 2015 following a brief illness. 

Nora was born March 1, 1933 at Norris, KY the daughter of the late Edgar and Sarah Cox Thompson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a daughter Lois June Grace, four brothers and three sisters. She was a retired J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center housekeeping employee.

Survivors include her husband Calvin Moore, two daughters and son-in-laws Joy and Dean Cooley and Judy and Glenn Mace all of Prestonsburg, KY, a son and daughter-in-law Bobby Lee and Jennifer Moore of Louisa; a sister Stella Burgess of Hager Hill, KY, two brothers Harvey Thompson of West Jefferson, OH and Walter Lee Thompson of Staffordsville, KY; four grandchildren Carlos Cooley, Casey Cooley, Robbie Mace, and Johnathan Mace; seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday July 12 at 2:00 pm at the Spencer FWB Church with Rev. Paul Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens at Louisa.

Friends may visit the family after 5:00 pm Saturday at the Wilson Funeral Home.


Hattie Garnett Lowe

1948 - 2015

Hattie Garnett Lowe, 67, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born January 26, 1948 in Louisa, Ky. a daughter of the late, Willie Thompson and the late Leona Howard Thompson Charles. She was a homemaker and was of Baptist Faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Edith Boyd; and two sisters, Emmy Skaggs and Linda Thompson.

Survivors include, four daughters, Teresa (Larry) Church of Louisa, Ky.; Judith (Eddie McKinney) Lemaster of Louisa, Ky.; Pauline Harmon of Louisa, Ky.; Carol (Rick) Linley of Columbus, Ohio; brother, Tom Charles of Inez, Ky.; six grandchildren, Travis and Joshua Harmon, Jordan Lemaster, Melinda Church Charlie Boyd, and Heather McKinney; 11 Great Grandchildren.

A Graveside service will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the Thompson Cemetery, Blaine, Ky.

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

Robert E. Bays

1922 - 2015

Robert E. Bays, 93, of Fort Gay, WV passed July 9, 2015 at his home.

He was born Jan. 13, 1922 at Fort Gay, the son of the late Ballard and Nada Wellman Boys. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Barbara Spears and a brother Russell Boys, nieces Connie Hanshall and Frieda Kelly.

Survivors include his brother-in-law Willie Spears, nephews Buck (Patty) Spears, Billy (Tammy) Spears, a special great niece Lisa Methax and several great nephews and nieces; two very special friends Jr. Raines and Bernard Porter.

Robert was a World War II Veteran and a retired truck driver. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday July 12 at 2:00 pm at the Saltpetre Community Church with Rev. Richard Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery Fort Gay, WV.

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