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Geneva May Parks-Hammond

1923 - 2015

Geneva May Parks-Hammond, 92, of Portsmouth, OH, formerly of Louisa, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Mt. Carmel – St. Ann’s Hospital in Columbus, OH. 

She was born March 18, 1923 in Louisa, KY to the late George Edward and Mary Elizabeth Price-Parks. 

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Lyon of Greeneville, SC and Peggy Jo Martin Drake of Portsmouth, OH, one son, Delmer Hammond of Columbus, OH, nine grandchildren, and twenty two great-grandchildren.  

Graveside services will be conducted Friday, September 4, 2015 at 1PM at Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa, KY with Rev. Chris Wilson officiating. 

Friends may visit Wilson Funeral Home, Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11AM. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home. 

Vaughn Chaffin

1923 - 2015

Vaughn Chaffin, 91, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Huntington, W.V.

He was born December 21, 1923 in Matewan, W.V. a son of the late Okey and Ellma Kitchen Chaffin. He was a retired construction worker, WWII Army Veteran and was a member of Belles Chapel Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by, one son, Travis Chaffin; brother, Don Chaffin.

Survivors include, three daughters, Kathy Chaffin of Columbus, Ohio; Janet (Lloyd) Williams of TN.; Debbie (Gary) Brock of Pataskala, Ohio; sister, Donna Wellman of Columbus, Ohio; four grandchildren, Ryan and Clayton Chaffin, Shelby and Sydney Brock; several nieces and nephews and a Very Special Double Cousin, Denver Chaffin.

A Graveside service will be conducted 1:00 PM Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Greenlawn Cemetery with Rev. Frank Copley officiating.

Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky. is charge of arrangements.

Arvel Delong 

1918 - 2015

Arvel Delong 97, of Keaton, KY passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 in the VA Medical Center in Lexington, KY. 

He was born June 6, 1918 at Tomahawk, KY to the late, Emery and Elizabeth Mullett- Delong.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Garna Rose Delong and one daughter, Libby Sammons. 

He is survived by two grandchildren, Susan Barrett of Hillard, OH and David Blair of Lawrenceburg, KY, and two great-grandchildren Ian and Rhiannon.  He was of Baptist Faith and a US Army/Air Force veteran and served in World War II. 

Graveside services will be held Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:00PM at Yatesville Memorial Gardens with Rev. Chris Wilson officiating. 

Military rites will be performed by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103/ American Legion Post 89. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.  Online condolences can be made at

Beverly Ann Beatty

1961 - 2015

Beverly Ann Beatty, 54, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at her home.

She was born February 16, 1961 in Springfield, Ohio, a daughter of the late John Otto and Suzanna Hayes McKinley. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include, three sons, William Beatty of Greenfield, Ohio; Jeremy (Deanna) Beatty of Louisa, Ky.; John McKinley also of Louisa, Ky.; two brothers, Edgar (Monie) McKinley of Louisa, Ky.; David McKinley of Alabama; one grandson, Travis David Beatty; numerous nieces and nephews. Beverly will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

There will be no services at this time. Under the direction of Young Funeral Home Inc.

Bradley Frasher Wallace

1957 - 2015

Bradley Frasher Wallace, 57, of Louisville passed away on the evening of August 25th.

He was born on November 29, 1957 at Kings Daughter's Hospital in Ashland, Ky.

After graduating from Louisa High School he attended Centre College and the University of Kentucky. He later received his law degree from the University of Louisville.

Brad is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Wallace of Louisa, Ky., Rebecca Pugh of Annapolis Md., Sara Henry of Jefferson NY., and Amy Whelan of Louisa, Ky. He is also survived by six nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Brad will be held at Young Funeral Home Chapel at 5:00 on Saturday, September 5th with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the charity of your choice in Brad's name or The St. John's Center for Men in Louisville who provided Brad with love and support when he needed it.