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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.