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Kenny Meade 

1957 - 2016

Kenny Meade, 58, of Lexington, KY formerly of Louisa passed away Tuesday April 12, 2016 in Lexington

Kenny was born Nov. 26, 1957 at Paintsville, Ky the son of the late Harold and Norma Daniels Meade. He was a factory worker with Webasto.

Survivors include a daughter Madelaine Meade of Blaine, KY and a son Bryon Meade of Pikeville, KY, and a host of family and friends.

Graveside services will be held on Friday April 15 at 1:00 pm at the Kirk Memorial Cemetery at Inez, KY with Bro. Sherman Justice officiating.

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

Melissa Correne Hooley 

1969 - 2016

Melissa Correne Hooley, 46,  of Blaine, KY passed away Wednesday April 6, 2016 at her home following a sudden illness.

Melissa was born April 9, 1969 in Louisa, KY the daughter of Kenneth Watts and Sheila Harrison Smith.

She was a former pharmacy tech with OmniCare and member of the Unity Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she is survived by her husband Victor Hooley of Blaine, three daughters Kelsey Hooley of Jackson, KY, Cory Moore and husband Ricky of Ashland, KY, and Lana Starr and husband Kevin also of Blaine; two sons Victor Matthew Hooley of Seffner, Florida and Brian Hooley of Blaine; a sister Jody Mullins of Louisa and a brother Kenneth Andrew Watts of Louisa; six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Monday April 11 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Austin officiating. Burial will follow in the Hooley Cemetery on Wilber Road Blaine, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Sunday April 10 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Jimmy L. Ferrell 

1947 - 2016

Jimmy L. Ferrell, 68, of Louisa, KY passed away Tuesday April 5, 2016 at the Huntington VA Medical Center following a long illness.

Jimmy was born July 25, 1947 at Louisa, the son of the late Jack G. and Estelene Adams Ferrell. He was a retired Lawrence County School Bus Driver, a United States Army Veteran serving in Viet Nam, and attended the Belles Chapel FWB Church.

Survivors include his loving wife Karen Smith Ferrell, two sons Timothy Ferrell and wife Trena and Michael Ferrell and wife Becky; a sister Patty Preece and husband Dan, four grandchildren Kendra, Allyson, Nicklas, and Liam, a great grandson Hunter, mother-in-law Ruth Kimberling, and a sister-in-law Kathy Massie and husband Bill

Funeral services with military graveside rites will be held on Saturday April 9 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Willie Gene Hayes, Rev. Ronnie Childers, and Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday April 8 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Lexie Louise (Barnett) Priode

1931 - 2016

Lexie Louise (Barnett) Priode, 84, died on the 7th of April, at Community Hospice in Ashland, Ky.

Born in Lawrence County on July 16th, 1931 to Ova and Thelma (Damron) Barnett, she was of the Christian faith, and was preceeded in death by her husband, Charles Priode, and two brothers, Oscar and Bill Barnett.

She is survived by: a brother - Bob Barnett, two children - Darrel (Joyce) Priode and Carla (John) Chapman, four grandchildren - Liz Parsons, Allen Priode, Kimberly Alger, and Jonda Chapman, three great-grandchildren - Samantha Endicott, Samuel Riddle, and Shelby Alger, and two great-great-grandchildren - Kendyl Webb and Ryder Endicott, as well as other family and special friends.

As she wished, Young Funeral Home is conducting the graveside service and burial, at Yatesville Cemetery. 

Joyce G. Varney 

1941 - 2016

Joyce G. Varney 74 of Louisa, KY passed away Tuesday,  April 5, 2016 at Three Rivers Medical Center surrounded by her loved ones.

Joyce was born Oct. 27, 1941 at Soldier, KY the daughter of the late Roger and Ivery Carter Clevenger.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Luke Varney Jr.  She was a retired teacher assistant with the Lawrence County Board of Education and attended the Louisa First Baptist Church.

Joyce dedicated 25 years  of her life as a teacher assistant working with students with special needs. During her free time she loved working with her hands making crafts and sewing.  She also enjoyed working in the yard and tending to her flowers.  Most of all, Joyce loved spending time with her grandchildren and watching them participate in their various activities. 

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Varney Compton and husband William of Louisa, and Amy Varney Greenhill and husband John of Maysville, KY; four grandchildren Michael Compton and wife Tiffany, Laura Compton, Karissa Greenhill, and Lukas Greenhill; two great grandchildren Reed and Jack; six sisters Faye Sagraves and Sharon Kegley both of Paris, KY, Bonnie Conn of West Harrison, IN, Reda Oney and Ronna Blevins both of Morehead, KY, and Pam Brickle of Atlanta, GA.

Funeral services will be held on Friday April 8 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may visit the family on Thursday April 7 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.