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Ethel Marie Johnson Ratcliff

1939 - 2012


Ethel Marie Johnson Ratcliff, 73, of Webb, W.Va. passed away Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky. She was born November 15, 1939 in Horsecreek, W.Va. a daughter of Frances Evans Johnson and the late Thomas Johnson. She was a homemaker. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Ratcliff and a granddaughter, Samantha Ratcliff.

Survivors include her loving husband, Floyd Thomas Ratcliff of Webb, W.Va.; Mother, Frances Johnson; son, James Ratcliff; sisters, Doris Thompson, and Evelyn Chaffin; Brothers, Andrew Johnson, David Johnson and Phil Johnson; Grandson, Steven Ratcliff,  all of Webb, W.Va..

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday at Webb Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Kimble Copley officiating. Burial will follow at Webb Cemetery.  

Visitation will be after 6:00 PM Saturday at Webb Freewill Baptist Church.

Roger David Dillon

1952 - 2012


Roger David Dillon, 60, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Monday, December 24, 2012 at his home. He was born June 26, 1952 in Huntington, W.Va. a son of Pauline Johnson Dillon and the late Hustin Dillon. He was a mechanic for CSX Railroad. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and he was a member of the Fire & Iron Station 29 Motorcycle Club, and is  retired from Barboursville, W.Va. and Louisa, Ky. Fire Department.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Kathy Dewees Dillon of Louisa, Ky.; Mother, Pauline Johnson Dillon of Barboursville, W.Va.; Daughter, Jessica Dillon Akers of Louisa, Ky.; Son, Josh Dillon also of Louisa, Ky.; Sisters, Fern Waugh of Lasage, W.Va.; Grandchildren, Semarra Akers and C.D. Akers of Louisa, Ky.; And his Beloved English Bulldog, Sophie.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Friday, December 28, 2012 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donna Aros officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 5:00 til 9:00 PM Thursday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Louisa FOF Funds care of Jeff Kinser.


Frances Fayetta York

1934 - 2012

Frances Fayetta York, age, 78 of 13 Dry Hill Ct, Lebanon, OH passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Hospice Of Cincinnati of Blue Ash, OH.

Survived by one daughter, Kathryn S. Harris of Lebanon, OH and two sons; Vance A. York of Logan, OH, Mark A. York of Norfolk, VA;  Sister of two sisters: Fern Schrickel of Akron, OH, Patsy Orlovsky of Louisville, KY and two brothers: Heston Cooksey Jr. of Roanoke, VA, James K. Cooksey of Garden City, SC;  She also has nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents Hubert Fleming and Katherine Sword Cooksey and step father Heston Cooksey Sr.

The funeral will be held 1:00 pm on Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home Inc., 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, KY with Rev. Jimmy Cooksey officiating. 

Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa, KY

Calling hours will be Thursday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home Inc., 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, KY.

In Lieu of Flowers donations in Mrs. York’s honor may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Center.