Otis Walter 'O.W.' Davis
1928 - 2012
Otis Walter 'O.W.' Davis, 84, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. He was born January 10, 1928 in Davisport, Ky., a son of the late Abram and Mary Ann Sites Davis. He was a timberman, farmer, and a former Sheriff of Martin County, Ky. O.W. was also a member of New Friendship United Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Bruce Elbert Davis and Jerry Lee Davis.
Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Delores Crum Davis, Louisa, Ky., three daughters; Haley (Harold) Preece, Louisa, Ky., Doris (John Eddie) Blackburn, Louisa, Ky. and Elizabeth Sue (Leonard) Warth, Tampa, Fla., four sons; Walter Jay (Janet) Davis, Williamsburg, Ohio, Harold Franklin (Sharon) Davis, Lampasas, Texas, David Jackson (Gail) Davis, Louisa, Ky., and Otis Joseph (Debra) Davis, Gafney, S.C., one sister; Wanda Jean Goodwin, Clothier, W.Va., one brother; Clarence Davis, Spartanburg, S.C., 16 grandchildren, seven step grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 14 step great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday at New Friendship United Baptist Church with Elder John Goble and Elder Ed James officiating. Burial will follow at the Jay Crum Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.
Visitation will be after 4:00 pm Thursday at New Friendship United Baptist Church.
Young Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Goldie Ellen Fannin
1956 - 2012
Goldie Ellen Fannin, 56, Morehead, Ky. passed away August 26, 2012 at St. Clair Medical Center, Morehead, Ky. after a short illness. Born July 27, 1956 at Willard, Ky., she was a disabled homemaker, and the widow of Charles Fannin who died in 2001. She was also preceded in death by her father, William Howard Blevins.
Survivors include her mother, Flossie Ann Campbell James, Morehead, Ky., two sisters; Judy Ann Cordle, Louisa, Ky., and Louisa Blevins, Franklin Furnace, Ohio, six grandchildren; Desiree Dobbs, Tim Slone, Samantha Stapleton, Jacob Stapleton, John Stapleton, and Cody Stapleton.
Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 pm Thursday, August 30, 2012 at the Webbville Cemetery, Webbville, Ky.
Visitation is 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Thursday at Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.
Jennie “Mae” Holt
1924 - 2012
Jennie “Mae” Holt age 88 of Louisa went to be with her Lord on Monday August 27, 2012 following a brief illness.
Mae was born May 18, 1924 in Martin County KY, the daughter of the late Richard and Julie Branham. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Bill Holt and daughter Melinda Holt. She owned and operated Holt’s Market in Louisa for many years.
Survivors include two daughters Pamela Vaughan and husband Ralph of Worthington, Ohio and Patricia Holt of Louisa.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Jennie “Mae” Holt will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the care of Wilson Funeral Home.
Vada Irene O’Bryan
Vada Irene O’Bryan, 71, formerly of Blaine, KY went to be with the Lord on Monday August 20, 2012 at home with her family.
She was preceded in death by husband John Keller O’Bryan, father Felty Fannin, mother Versie Fannin, brother Jimmy Fannin, and sister Lula Jordan.
She is survived by sons John J. (Juanita) O’Bryan of Blaine, KY and Michael L. (Cheryl) O’Bryan of Columbus, Ohio; daughters Deborah L. (Garold) Dunn of Williamsport, Ohio and Lavonne G. (John Paul) Cline of Columbus, Ohio; sister Shirley (Jerry) Rawlins; brother Delmar Fannin; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Graveside services were conducted on Friday August 24th at the Greenlawn Cemetery by Bro. Rick Cordial.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.
Zelda Salyer, 99, Centerburg, OH passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012 at home in Centerburg.
She is survived by ; Sister of one sister: Ramie McConnell of Huntsville, AL; She also has three grandchildren. Sherry Altizer of Centerburg, OH; Cindy Williams of Centerburg, OH;, Angie Hatcher of Centerburg, OH.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm on Sunday at Yatesville Memorial Gardens, , Louisa, KY. Burial will be in Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa, KY
Arrangements are under the care of Wilson Funeral Home Louisa, KY
Juanita Elizabeth Williams
Juanita Elizabeth Williams, (Tootsie) 89, of Blaine is now in the presence of her Lord and Savior after passing peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday August 23, 2012 in Kings Daughters Medical Center.
She was born on March 19, 1923 in Grundy, VA., a daughter of the late Cecil and Maude Ison.
Juanita was a homemaker and member of the Cains Creek Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and visiting with her friends and family.
Surviving are Juanita's loving husband of 70 years, Ray Williams, her children; Norma Miller of Louisa, Billy Williams of Blaine, Robert (Charlene) Williams of Louisa, grandchildren; Patricia (Dennis) Hatfield, John (Tamara) Thompson, James Thompson, Christopher (Joanna) Williams, Denise (Dan) Farry, Chad (Trish) Williams, Kelli (Eddie) Dixon, great grandchildren; Sarah Herndon. Aaron Hatfield, Bailey Thompson, Tommy, Trevor, and KaSandra Thompson, Katie and Ellen Williams, Georgia, Morgan, Lauren Farry, great-great grandchild; Noah Ray Herndon; a brother Ronald Ison of Blaine, and a sister Peggie Jewell of Ohio.
A remembrance gathering will be held on Monday August 27, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Cains Creek FWB Church at Blaine, KY.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be given to the Cains Creek FWB Church.
Arrangements are under the care of Wilson Funeral Home Louisa, KY.
James Willis “Jimmy” Compton
1922 - 2012
James Willis “Jimmy” Compton 89 of Columbus, Ohio formerly of Lawrence County KY passed away Thursday August 23, 2012 at the Ross Heart Institute in Columbus.
Jimmy was born Dec. 9, 1922 at Dennis, KY, the son of the late James (Jim) and Nola Roberts Compton. He was a retired cab driver, United States Army Veteran receiving the Bronze Star while serving during World War II.
Survivors include four daughters Peggy Podvin, Judy (Bobby) King, Joy (Sam) Dean, and Sally Compton; a son James Willis Compton Jr.; six sisters Eula Hughes, Arnleah Ashley, Opal Webb, Loray Frasher, Olive(Gene) Wilson, and Toby (Newman) Roberts; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday August 25th at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home by Rev. Jim Bevins and Rev. Mike Roberts. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery at Louisa, KY.
Friends may call from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Saturday at the Wilson Funeral Home.
Military graveside honors will be presented by the members of the VFW and American Legion.
Arrangements are under the care of Wilson Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Nancy Carol Alley
1941 - 2012
Nancy Carol Alley, 70, of Louisa passed away Aug. 20, 2012 at her home.
Nancy was born Nov. 16, 1941 in Boyd County and was a daughter of the late George and Goldie Picklesimer Sloas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Randal Scott Alley. Also one sister, Mary Catherine Sloas, and five brothers;”Baby Sloas”, Alfred Elmo Sloas, James Sloas, George Sloas (Jr), and William “Bill” Sloas.
She was employed with the Northeast Area Development Headstart, and Giovanni’s for many years.
She is survived by her her husband and best friend of 50 years, Paul Randal Alley. 2 sons, Larrel Rodney Alley and wife Traci also Steven Dwayne Alley and wife Delena. Seven grandchildren; Annie, Ariel, Hanna, Halee, Mykal, Alyssa and Joseph.One brother, Charles Sloas and three sisters, Delores Ashley, Frances Anderson and Linda Bilyeu.
Nancy loved her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and was a member of the Durbin Church of the Nazarene. She had a heart for giving and helping others. She had dedicated herself to direct the “Our Brothers Keeper” Food Pantry for over 12 years. She was a member of the Lawrence County Homemakers Fallsburg Club and a Kentucky Colonel.
She was a devoted wife, Mother and Grandmother who took great pride in taking care of her family. Her happiest memories included spending time with her grandchildren. She truly loved all her family and many friends inspiring everyone to enjoy life to its fullest.
Nancy’s life could be summed up by the Apostle Paul’s words found in II Timothy 4:7-8.”I have fought the good fight,I have finished the race, I have kept the Faith.Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge will give to me that day, and not me only but also to all who have loved his appearing.”
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday Aug. 23, 2012 at the Durbin Church of the Nazarene with Pastors Everett Stevens and Darrell Brewer officiating.
Interment will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Louisa.
Online condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Judith Ann Brooks
1944 - 2012
Judith Ann Brooks, age 67, of Louisa died Thursday, August 16, 2012 at J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center of Louisa, KY. Judith was born September 18, 1944 in Lexington, KY. She is the daughter of the late Chilton and the late Lillian Fox. She was preceded in death by her husband Forrest W. Brooks, Jr.She was a Beautician and attended Southland Christian Church. She is survived by one daughter: Jennifer Brooks and her companion Chris Scaggs of Lexington, KY and one son: Thomas L. Cooper of Wilmore, KY A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm on Tuesday, August 21 at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens Lexington, KY . Burial will follow in the Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.Calling hours will be Tuesday, August 21 from 09:00 am to 11:00 am at Wilson Funeral Home Louisa, KY.Online Condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Elsie Violet Frazier
1945 - 2012
Elsie Violet Frazier, 67, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Community Hospice Care in Ashland, Ky. She was born January 20, 1945 in Naugatuck, W.Va., a daughter of the late Sidney and Elsie Chapman Thompson. She worked for Three Rivers Medical Center and was a member of the Louisa Church of God.
Survivors include her loving husband, Chester Frazier, Jr. of Louisa, Ky., one daughter, Violett Rachelle Frazier, also of Louisa, Ky., two sons; Chester Frazier III, Marysville, Ohio, and Sidney (Brittany) Frazier of Marysville, Ohio, one brother, Charles Thompson, Springfield, Ohio, and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Stepp officiating. Burial will follow at the Frazier Cemetery, Clifford, Ky.
Visitation will be 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm Monday at Young Funeral Home.
Robert D. Thompson
1958 - 2012
Robert D. Thompson, 54, of Louisa, KY passed awaay Friday August 10, 2012.
Robert was born Feb. 16, 1958 at Bluffton, Indiana the son of Darlene Hicks Thompson and the late Robert Gene Thompson. He was a plant operator for the City of Louisa, of the Baptist Faith, and member of the Apperson 195 Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his mother Darlene Thompson; two sons and daughter-in-laws Robert Dean “Bob” Thompson Jr. and Paula of Pikeville, KY and Joshua Matthew “Josh” Thompson and Kristin Donta of Ashland, KY; two brothers Gary and Jeff Thompson both of Louisa; a sister Lisa West also of Louisa; four grandchildren Dylan Chase Thompson, Kaiden Bryce Thompson, Leila Kimberly-Rain Donta, and Koltyn Jared Thompson.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday August 15, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home by Rev. Bobby Workman and Rev. John May. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens at Louisa.
Friends may call from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Monday and from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Tuesday at the Wilson Funeral Home.
Masonic rites will be conducted at 7:00 pm on Tuesday August 14, 2012 at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the care of Wilson Funeral Home Louisa, KY
Online condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Frankie Salmons, Jr.
1935 - 2012
frankie_salmonsFrankie Salmons, Jr., 77, of Ft. Gay, W.Va. passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012 at his home. He was born April 3, 1935 at Webb, WV, a son of the late Frank and Jessie Copley Salmons. He was a logger and member of the Webb Freewill Baptist Church. In adition to his parents he was preceded in death by twins Larry and Florrie, great-grandchild, Kenya Salmons, brothers; Jarvis, Ellis, Roland Salmons and Junior Coley and a sister, Nancy Marcum.
Surviving is his loving wife of 56 years, Vernie Dean Salmons, one daughter, Josie and Mike Perry of Ft. Gay, WV., three sons; Eugene and Willa Salmons of Ft. Gay, WV., Donald Mitchell and Malinda Salmons of Ft. Gay, WV., and Kenny and Diana Salmons also of Ft. Gay, WV., step-mother Bertha Salmons, four brothers; J.T., Arbie, Bill, and Jimmy Salmons, six sisters; Sissy, Janie, Barbara, Betty, Linda Gayle and Shirley, grandchildren; Franklin, Corey, Barry, Manda, Jason, D.J., Miranda, Ken, Michael, Katie, Brian and Jamie, great-grandchildren; Brodgie, Kayla, Haley, Kierra, Olivia, Kerrigan, Jaylan, Brynna, Kaliegh, Lexi, Jamie, Jada, Chase, Tenisha, Hailey, Donnavan, Toshia, Kenna, Layken, Dean, Bailey, Brittney, and great great grandchildren; Branson, Riley, and Jayden.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Monday at Webb Community Church, Webb, WV. with Rev. Kimble Copley and Rev. Everett Meddings officiating. Burial will be in the Webb Community Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 pm Sunday at the church. Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Msgr. Ralph W. Beiting
Rev. Msgr. Ralph W. Beiting 88 of Louisa, KY passed away Wednesday August 9, 2012 at Kings Daughters Medical Center following a brief illness.
Msgr. Beiting was born Jan. 1, 1924 at Newport, KY, the son of the late Ralph T. and Martha C. Hiance Beiting. He was ordained Diaconate at the Shrine of Immaculate Conception, 1948, Catholic University in Washington by Most Reverend Bishop McNamara; Priesthood at the Cathedral Basilica, Covington, June 4, 1949 by Most Reverend Bishop William T. Mulloy. In 1957 he founded with permission of Bishop Mulloy the Cliffview Lodge in Garrad County with the purpose being to care for the children of the mountain area of Kentucky. In 1962 with permission of Bishop Ackerman he founded the Christian Appalachian Project. He also authored several books on Appalachia during his lifetime.
Survivors include his brothers and sisters Jim Beiting, Doris Beiting, Jerry Beiting, Rose Beiting, Sr. Mary Martha Beiting, Ann Schadle,and Mary Lou Deavy. He was preceded in death by sister Dorothy Noll and brothers Raymond and Paul Beiting.
Visitation for Msgr. Beiting will be held on Saturday August 11, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Saint Jude Catholic Church Louisa, KY; Reception of the Body and Vespers-Evening Prayers of the Church will be at 4:00 pm Sunday at the Holy Family Catholic Church 900 Winchester Ave. Ashland, KY with visitation from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday August 13, at 11:00 am at the Holy Family Catholic Church Ashland, KY. Visitation will be held on Tuesday August 14, at the Saint Joseph Catholic Church at Cold Spring, KY beginning at 8:30 am to 11:00 am with the Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in the Saint Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to the Fr. Beiting Appalacian Mission Fund for the Mountain Missions.
Online Condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Emily Price, 78, of Ulysses, Ky. passed away Wednesday, August 8 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.
She is survived by her loving husband, Paul G. Price, two daughters; Donna Jean Rose, Beaver Creek, Ohio, and Sherry Ellen Clevenger, Wittensville, Ky., two sons; Paul E. Price, Ulysses, Ky., and Jeffory Thomas Price, also of Ulysses, two sisters; Loraine Honeycutt, Warsaw, Indiana and Geneva Newsome, also of Warsaw, Indiana, and one brother; Charles Hale of Spartansville, Tennessee. She also has four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held on Saturday August 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home, Inc. Louisa, Ky. with Rev. Doug Kistner officiating.
Calling hours will be 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday at Wilson Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Albert Franklin Bloomfield
1966 - 2012
Albert Franklin Bloomfield, age 45, a resident of East Maple St. in Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 5, 2012 at his residence.
Mr. Bloomfield was born November 27, 1966 in Portsmouth, Ohio the son of the late Robert and Julia Marie Smith-Bloomfield. Also, proceeding in death are brother Morris C. Bloomfield and Gary Wayne Bloomfield.
Mr. Bloomfield was employed as Deputy Jailer of Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was also involved and certified in Search and Recovery Diving, an EMT, Christian Appalachian Project, and Father Biding Appalachian Mission Center. He was also a member of the St. Jude's Catholic Church of Louisa, Kentucky, Honorary Member of Tip Top Baptist Church of Tip Top, Kentucky, and the Apperson Masonic Lodge #195 F&AM of Louisa, Kentucky.
Those left to mourn include:
Vicky Watkins Bloomfield of Salyersville, Kentucky
Jahlyn Collins of Salyersville, Kentucky
Earnest R. Evans of Circleville, Ohio
James Robert Bloomfield of Vanceburg, Kentucky
Claude R. Bloomfield of Ashland, Kentucky
Payton J. Eulett of Vanceburg, Kentucky
Patricia Dutton of Chesterfield, South Carolina
Sandra K. Brown of Vanceburg, Kentucky
Also surviving are four grandchildren, Jacob, Amy, Jasmine and Isaiah "Skeeter" along with other family members and friends.
Funeral services for Albert Franklin Bloomfield will be conducted Friday, August 10, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home in Salyersville, Kentucky. Comforting words will be delivered by clergy Tim Watkins. Burial will follow the service in the Bailey Cemetery in Tip Top, Kentucky.
The family will welcome friends Wednesday from 6:00 till 10:00 PM, Thursday from 10:00 AM till 10:00 PM, and anytime prior to the funeral service. Masonic Rites will be given by the Apperson Lodge #195 F&AM of Louisa, Kentucky Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 7:00 PM from the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home. En leau of flowers the family has asked to make donations to the Albert Bloomfield Memorial Fund at the funeral home.
The arrangements are under the direction of the Salyersville Funeral Home in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Norma Maude Cook
Norma Maude Cook, age 88, of Quincy, KY formerly of Louisa went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Kingsbrook Lifecare Center of Ashland, KY. Norma was born April 4, 1924 in Inez, KY. She is the daughter of the late Bascom and the late Effie (Hickman) Preston. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Olie Cook, who died in 1993 and two sons, Jerry and Terry Cook.
She was a homemaker and member of the Pack Bottom Church.
She is survived by five sons; Olie Robert Cook and wife Sue of Louisa, KY, James Mitchell Cook and wife Georgia of Orient, OH, Lowell Dean Cook of Louisa, KY, Eugene Cook of Quincy, KY, Richard Cook and wife Doris of Louisa, KY, one sister; Elsie Kirk of Columbus, OH, ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great great granddaughter..
The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Sunday, August 5 at Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Lonnie Ratliff officiating. Burial will follow in the Cook Cemetery Louisa, KY.
Calling hours will be Saturday, August 4th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home Louisa, KY.
Lorenza Wesley Childress
1943 - 2012
Lorenza Wesley Childress, age 68, of Louisa died Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Kings Daughters Medical Center of Ashland, KY. Lorenza was born December 11, 1943 in Sumter County Alabama. He is the son of the late Wilson and the late Nancy (Dotson) Childress. He was a retired Coal Miner.
He is survived by his girlfriend of 17 years, Bobbi Jo Jude and son Robert Cedric Jude, daughter Loren Sierra Marie Jude who all held his hand until the end. Additional survivors are his extended family, a son and daughter Milton A. Walters and Denise Kimbrough; brothers James Child, Wilson Childress Jr., and Danny Childress; sisters Bessie Childs and Faye Snelson.
The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, August 4 at Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, KY with Bro. Dewey Jude officiating. Burial will be in Muncy Cemetery, Pilgrim , Kentucky.
Calling hours will be Thursday, August 2 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Friday August 3rd from noon to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, KY. Online condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Brenda Kay Johnson Cyrus
1948 - 2012
Brenda Kay Johnson Cyrus, 64, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Friday, July 27, 2012 at her home. She was born October 11, 1948 in Louisa, Ky., a daughter of the late Clyde and Ruby Boggs Johnson. She was a retired beautician.
Survivors include three sons; Jimmy R. Cyrus II, and Joey Cyrus both of Louisa, Ky., and Morgan Cyrus of Colorado, one brother; Larry Johnson of Catlettsburg, Ky. and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Monday, July 30, 2012 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at the Cyrus Cemetery, Louisa, Ky. under the direction of Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.
Visitation will be 6:00 - 9:00 pm Sunday at Young Funeral Home.
Jackie Woodrow Mahon
1960 - 2012
Jackie Woodrow Mahon, 52, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at his home. He was born February 24, 1960 in Williamson, W.Va., a son of the late Greenway and Georgia Tuty Mahon. He was a Purchasing Agent for Argosy Energy. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother, Luther Mahon.
Survivors include his loving wife of 12 years, Alicia Kay Stiltner Mahon of Louisa, Ky.; one daughter, LaTasha Green of Morristown, Tenn.; one sister, Maxine Varney of Reedsville, NC.; five brothers, Paul Mayhon, Samford, NC, Holland Mayhon, Burlington, NC, Tony Mahon of Ragland, W.Va., Teddy Mahon, also of Ragland, W.Va. and David Mahon, Delton, FL.; one special niece, Louella Mattingly, Louisa, Ky.; one granddaughter, Alli Green; one grandson, Jacob Green; special father and mother-in-law, Steve and Virginia Stiltner of Morristown, Tenn.; brother and sister-in-law. Kenneth and Agnes Stiltner, Milton, W.Va.; sister and brother-in-law Sandy and Ronald Newsome, Kermit, W.Va.; nieces, Keshia Perry of Wilsondale, W.Va. and Courtney Newsome of Madison, W.Va.; nephew Ken Stiltney, Omaha, Neb.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday, July 27, 2012 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Kim Slone officiating. Burial will follow at the Stiltner Cemetery, Genoa, W.Va.
Visitation will be 5:00 - 9:00 pm Thursday at Young Funeral Home.
Edward Ray Dowden
1942 - 2012
Edward Ray Dowden, 69, of Prichard, W.Va. passed away July 23, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. after a short illness. He was a Vietnam veteran and a member of the Community Chapel Church. Born August 7, 1942 in Chatteroy, W.Va., a son of the late Kelly and Martha Davis Dowden, he was a mechanic by trade.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Imogene Miller Dowden, two daughters; SamanthaJean Smith, Prichard, W.Va., and Melanie Raye (Charles) Radcliff, Louisa, Ky., one son, Kelly James Dowden of Charleston, W.Va., two sisters; Bonnie Sue Fry, of Georgia and Connie Gail Martin, Jackson, Ohio, four grandchildren; Angela Smith, James Smith, Brandi Radcliff, and Lakin Radcliff. Also one great grandchild, Jacob Smith.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Young Funeral Chapel with Rev. Wally Smith and Rev. Rudy Crockett officiating. Burial will follow at Copley Cemetery, Trace Branch of Ft. Gay, W.Va. under the direction of Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.
Visitation will be 6 - 9 pm Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Young Funeral Home with family gathering at 5:00 pm.
James Ray Jarrell
1932 - 2012
James Ray Jarrell, 80, of Ft. Gay, West Virginia passed away Monday, July 16, 2012 at his home. He was born October 11, 1932 in Inez, Ky. a son of the late George and Lena Copley Jarrell. James was a construction worker and a Mason and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Perry Jarrell who passed away in 2007. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Helen Chaffins, Gertrude Gauze and Ruby Farrell, and brothers George Jarrell, Jr., and Kenneth Jarrell.
Survivors include one son; James Ray Jarrell, Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio, one brother; Clyde Jarrell of Groveport, Ohio, one sister; Glenedith Jarrell of Inez, Ky.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Everett Meddings and Howard Stevens officiating. Burial will follow at Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington, W.Va. with Young Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Tuesday at Young Funeral Home.
Joann Stone Hylton
Joann Stone Hylton, age 66, of Louisa died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at home in Louisa. Joann was born January 13, 1946 in Louisa, KY. She was the daughter of the late William Lee and the late Rebecca (Barker) Stone.
She was a Homemaker and member of the Belles Chapel FWB Church and attended Fallsburg Tabernacle.
She is survived by her husband: Willie Dean Hylton and two daughters; Stella Mae Hylton of Louisa, KY, Mary Ann Stratton and husband Chris of Louisa, KY, Sister of three sisters; Maggie Thompson of Louisa, KY, Brady Robertson of Louisa, KY, Dorothy Bailey of Marysville, OH., and two brothers; Francis Bill Stone of Louisa, KY, Dalton Stone of Columbus, OH; She also has one grandson, Christopher Dean Stratton of Louisa, KY; special nieces, Mary Carter; Machelle Stratton; and Sherry Mosley.
Preceded in death by her sisters, Bessie Lee Short and Goldie Cantrell Stevens, and brothers Homer Jay Cantrell and Charles Stone.
The funeral will be held 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 18 at Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, KY with Rev. Rick Cordial and Rev. Shane Fyffe officiating. Burial will be in Yatesville Memorial Gardens Louisa, KY.
Friends may call after 5:00 pm Tuesday July 17th at the Wilson Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com
Mack Daniel Lemaster, Sr.
1933 - 2012
Mack Daniel Lemaster, Sr.,79, of Louisa, Ky. went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 12, 2012 after an extended illness at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. He was born Feb. 28, 1933 in Louisa, a son of the late Daniel and Nola Maynard Lemaster. Mack retired from local 181 out of Ashland, Ky. Mack served the Lord for 35 years faithfully and would tell everyone whom would listen about his Heavenly Father.
Survivors include, his loving wife of 8 1/2 yrs. Eloise (Robertson) Lemaster whom stood by his beside until the end. Four sons, Rick and his wife Rhonda of Louisa, Ky.; Mack D. Jr. (Mackie) and wife Debra (Debbie) of Louisa, Ky.; Oscar R. and wife Joyce of Louisa, Ky. ; Gary W. and wife Jessica of Louisa, ky.; one step son, R. Michael and wife Meshellia of Genoa, W.Va.; two daughters, Karen A. (Lemaster) Nelson and husband Greg of Louisa, ky.; Mary E. (Lemaster) Adkins and husband Larry Jr. of Fort Gay, W. Va.; one step daughter, Dreama (Wilson) Perry and husband Travis of Genoa, W. Va.; Mother-in-Law , Loretta (Rita) Robertson of Genoa, W.Va.; three brothers, Winfield of Louisa, Ky.; Hubert and wife Kim of Louisa, Ky.; Ken and wife Kay of Louisa, Ky.;five sisters, Lizzie (Lemaster) Partin and husband Bernard of Mansville, Ohio; Paulin (Lemaster) Murdock and husband Bill of Michigan; Dorothy (Dot) (Lemaster) Champion and husband Dale of South Carolina; Beulah (Lemaster) Greene of Louisa, Ky.; Bonnie G. Lemaster. Mack had 14 Grandchildren, 6 Great- Grandchildren and 4 Step- Grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, brother- in- laws and sister- in- laws whom stood by him until the end and Hospice was there throught it all. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Virginia A. (Branham) Lemaster; sister, Cloe (Lemaster) Holt; brothers, Ceil and Wayne Lemaster.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday July 16, 2012 at Smith Chapel Church, Louisa, Ky. with Gary L. Robertson and Greg Caudill officiating. Visitation will be after 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at the Fairchild-Lemaster Cemetery.
All funeral arrangements under the direction of Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.
Gladys Diamond, 89, of Fallsburg, Ky. died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.
She was the wife of the late Ray Diamond, and the daughter of the late Smith Adams, Sr. and Ida Berry Adams.
She is survived by her four children, Regina Tackett of Fallsburg, Duke *Jeanie Diamond of Louisa, Ky., Raymona (Turman) Meadows of Lexington, Ky., and Pam (Phil) Wilson of Louisa, Ky., eight grandchildren; Jennifer Bentley, Kenneth Doyle Tackett, April Hovis, Kerry Henderson, Phillip John Wilson, Anna Prince, Keegan Meadows, Amanda Martin, and eleven great grandchildren, and various nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Diamond was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Henderson Burchett and one grandson, Jacob Lane Bush, three brothers; Jay, Jack, and Smith Adams Jr. and one sister, Eva.
The family will receive family and friends at Young Funeral Home at Louisa, Ky. at 4:00 pm, July 12, 2012.
Graveside services will be Friday, July 13 at 11:00 am at the Austin Diamond Cemetery at Fallsburg, Ky. with Rev. Roy T. Adams officiating.
Juanita Mae Workman Johns
1936 - 2012
Juanita Mae Workman Johns, 76, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Monday July 9, 2012 at Community Hospice in Ashland, Ky. after a short illness. Born May 26, 1936 at Zelda, Ky., she was a daughter of the late John and Lillie Hampton Workman. She was a loan officer for Paintsville Loan Company during her working years. She was also a member of the Rebeka Lodge and the Louisa Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter; Sandra (Leon) Hataway, Granite Falls, N.C., one son; Clyde Gene (Robin) Johns, Catlettsburg, Ky., two sisters; Wilma Ruth Douglas, Tollesboro, Ky., and Thelma Zag, Columbus, Ohio, two brothers; Jay Workman, Zelda, Ky. and Claude Workman, Ashland, Ky., six grandchildren; Breanne Hataway, Trenton Hataway, Taylar Hataway, Whitney Genee' Johns, Jacqui L. Johns, and Gabriel G. Johns.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday July 11, 2012 at Buchannan Chapel, Zelda, Ky. with Rev. Keith Workman and Rev. Frank Wallace officiating. Burial will follow at Buchannan Chapel Cemetery, Zelda, Ky. under the direction of Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.
Visitation will be 6:00 - 9:00 pm Tuesday at Young Funeral Home with family gathering at 5:00 pm.
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