James 'Jim' Garnett Wellman
1935 - 2011
James 'Jim' Garnett Wellman, 76, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away Dec. 13, 2011 at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a self-employed auto body repairman.
Jim was born March 23, 1935, in Ft. Gay, W.Va., a son of the late Grady and Harriet Skeens Wellman. He was also preceded in death by four brothers. Jim was of the Baptist faith and a Korean War veteran.
Survivors include his loving wife Dorothy Wellman of Huntington, W.Va. Also surviving are two sons; James Kevin (Teresa) Wellman of Huntington, W.Va., and Keith L. (Madonna) Wellman of Prichard, W.Va, one special grandson; Tyler Keith Wellman, and two sisters; Wilma Walls, Huntington, W.Va., and Louverne Scott of Proctorville, Ohio.
Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Larry Blankenship Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Chapel in Louisa, Ky. Burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery in Ft. Gay, W.Va. under the direction of Young Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home with family gathering at 5:00 p.m.
Geraldine Burchett Smith
Geraldine Burchett Smith, 76, of Louisa went to be with her Lord on Tuesday December 13, 2011 following a long illness.
Geraldine was born April 30, 1935 at Smokey Valley, the daughter of the late Ken and Cora Neeley Levering. She was of the Baptist Faith and a retired social worker for the State of Kentucky.
In addition to he parents she is preceded in death by a son, Timmy Burchett, and two sisters, Dorothy and Marcella Joyce Levering.
Survivors include six daughters Eva (Ralph) Newsome, Ruby Burchett, Linda (Wayne) Wright, Doris (Richard) Cook, Kim (Jay) Childers all of Louisa, and Carol (Dale) Whitaker of Catlettsburg, KY; three sons David (Tina) Burchett, Glen (Iris) Burchett, and Michael (Donna) Burchett all of Louisa, a sister Betty Phelps of Louisa, and two brothers Gordon Levering of Desoto, Texas and Pete Levering of Louisa; 21 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday December 16th at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home by Rev. Bobby Workman, Rev. Tom Kitts, and Rev. Jimmy Osborne. Burial will follow in the Burchett Cemetery at Louisa.
Friends may call after 4:00 pm Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home.
Albert Ray Elliott
1936 - 2011
Albert Ray Elliott, 75, of Ft. Gay, W.Va. passed away Dec. 12, 2011 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky. after a sudden illness. Born June 10, 1936 in Genoa, W.Va., a son of the late Millard and Vada Williamson Elliott, Albert was a coal miner. He was also preceded in death by one sister; Rowena Kirk and two brothers, Charlie Elliott and Harvey Elliott.
Survivors include his loving wife of 29 years, Linda Jane Elliott, of Ft. Gay, W.Va. Other survivors include one stepdaughter; Karen C. Muncy of Ft. Gay, W.Va., one sister; Bertha Branham, of Inez, Ky., two brothers; Filmore Elliott of Genoa, W.Va., and Elijah Elliott, Cleveland, Ohio, and one stepgrandchild, Jennifer Lynn Cyrus.
Graveside services will be Friday, December 16, 2011at Sol Copley Cemetery, Genoa, W.Va. at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Donna Aros and Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating.Young Funeral Home of Louisa, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday at his home.
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