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Alice Faye Reynolds

1950 -- 2017

Alice Faye Reynolds, 67, went home to be with the Lord on Friday Sept. 15, 2017 following a long illness.

Alice was born Sept. 15, 1950 at Williamson, WV the daughter of the late Homer and Hazel Thompson Burgett. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her loving husband Carl Noah Reynolds of Louisa; a daughter and son-in-law Carla and Jimmy Marcum also of Louisa; a son and daughter-in-law Josh and Courtney Reynolds of Huntington, WV; two grandchildren Jimmy Marcum II and Sofia Marcum; three sisters, Linda Blackburn, Evelyn Ray, and Tammy Swafford; and a brother Brian Burgett.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Monday Sept. 18, at noon at the Riverview Memorial Gardens Louisa, KY. with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. There will be no visitation.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Frank Pridemore

1954 -- 2017

Frank Pridemore, 63, of Louisa died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa.

He was born February 4, 1954 in Louisa to the late Willis Ray and Betty Frances Maynard Pridemore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Pridemore and a sister, Mary Johnson.

Survivors include a son, Frankie Allen Pridemore, a daughter Trudy Harless, three grandchildren Anna Pridemore, Zoey and Jesse Hammonds. Additional survivors include two brothers Roy Pridemore and Randy Pridemore, and four sisters Brenda Breeze, Rita Wellman, Betty Wallace, and Kathy Pridemore along with a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Services will be conducted at 3pm Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Pridemore Family Cemetery where burial will follow.

Visitation will be from 6-9pm Sunday at the Moore’s Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Young Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

Patsy C. (Miller) Wells

1950 -- 2017

Patsy C. (Miller) Wells, 67, of Huntington, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

She was born February 13, 1950 to the late Paul and Ferne (Hardy) Miller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Wells and her sister Linda Casey.

Survivors include her children Jennifer Dotson of Las Vegas, NV; Chris (Tammy) Wells of South Point, OH; Tessy Veith of Pt. Pleasant, WV; and Mikey Wells of Waverly, TN. She leaves behind her grandchildren Jacob, Paul, Mica, Shannon, Jon, Hunter, Eric, Justin, Ben, Brittany, and Trevor that she loved so much. In addition, she is survived by her siblings Lois Hurst, Sharon Wilkes, Pauletta Torres, and Greg Miller; and her boyfriend Troy who was very good to her.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Central Christian Church, Huntington, WV.

Funeral services will be Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Central Christian Church. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, WV. 

Young Funeral Home in Louisa, KY is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

Homer Jackson

1942 -- 2017

Homer Jackson, age 75 of Galloway, OH went to his eternal rest on Sept. 12, 2017 at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH.

Homer was born May 18, 1942 in Merrimac, WV, raised in Louisa, KY where he graduated from Louisa High School in 1961; then transplanted to Ohio to gain employment at Owens Illinois/Tecneglas for 38 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Sarah Lee Jackson, brother Millard Jackson, and niece Crystal Jackson.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his son, Brian Jackson and “Adopted” sons Richard and Jason Pittman; grandchildren Tristen Jackson, Kyra Pittman and Ricky Pittman; brothers Don (Joy), James (Gwinn), Elmer, Junior (Angie), Cleve (Regenia), and Butch (Debbie) Jackson; sisters Sherla Triplett and Lucille (Danny) Diamond; many nieces, nephews, friends, and co-workers.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday Sept. 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Jackson Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday from noon until time of service at the Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Highway 2565 Louisa, KY.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Jimmy “Catfish” McKenzie 

1951 -- 2017

Jimmy “Catfish” McKenzie, 66, of Louisa, KY passed away Sunday in the Cabell Huntington Hospital following a brief illness.

Jimmy was born Feb. 27, 1951 at Louisa, the son of the late Charles Ed and Opal Jane Fugett McKenzie. In addition to his parents Jimmy is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo McKenzie. He was a retired mechanic with Wayne Supply, a member of the Apperson F&AM, and served in the United States Army during Viet Nam.

Survivors include his fiancé Jodie Preston also of Louisa; two daughters; Melissa McFaddin and Jamie (Daniel) Marcum all of Louisa; four step children Jessica (Tim) Toews, Shawn (Michelle) Murphy, Megan Cyrus, and Adam (Beth Burton) Preston; three sisters Lorraine Kiser of Whitesburg, KY, Faye Hardin and Wanda Morrow both of Louisa; a brother Jerry McKenzie also of Louisa; five grandchildren; ten step grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday Sept. 14, at 1:00 pm at the McKenzie Cemetery McClure Branch Road Louisa with Rev. Bobby Workman and Rev. Chris Wilson officiating. Burial will follow with military honors in the McKenzie Cemetery.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Lou Parker 

1935 -- 2017

Lou Parker, 82, of Louisa passed away Monday Sept. 4, 2017 at her home following a long illness.

Lou was born March 5, 1935 at Louisa, the daughter of the late Andy and Goldia McCown Shannon. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Paul Parker, a son Eddie Parker, brothers Tom, Cleon, and Bill Shannon, and sister Helen Branham.

Lou was a retired sales clerk. She loved her family very much and enjoyed being with her grandkids. She was a member of the Oak Grove Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Sherri Crum and husband Charles and Tammy Goble and husband Mitchell all of Louisa; a son Terry Parker and wife Robin also of Louisa; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, and a sister Barbara Siminton of Warner Robins, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Sept. 6, at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Shannon Cemetery Louisa, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Larry J. Shannon

1944 -- 2017 

Larry J. Shannon, 71, of Louisa passed away Monday Sept. 4, 2017 at the Jordan Center following a long illness.

Larry was born June 28, 1944 at Louisa, the son of the late Andy and Goldia McCown Shannon. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers Tom, Cleon, and Bill Shannon; and sisters Helen Branham and Lou Parker.

Survivors include a sister Barbara Siminton of Warren Robbins Georgia and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Sept. 6, at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Shannon Cemetery Louisa, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Linda Sue Slone

1958 -- 2017

Linda Sue Slone, 59, of Adams, KY passed away Friday Sept. 1 at the Community Hospice Care Center following a long illness.

Linda was born June 3, 1958 at Sandy Hook, KY, the daughter of the late Henry and Gertie Boggs Steele. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a brother Buddy McDowell.

Linda was a Wal Mart associate and member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church.

Survivors include her loving husband Ishamel Slone; three daughters Melissa Fyffe of Blaine, KY, Elissa Childers of Ashland, KY, and Kristie Lewis of Van Lear, KY; two step daughters Ginger Slone of Lexington, KY and Brandy Griffith of Blaine, KY; a step son Harold Slone of Louisa; three sisters Carrie, Shirley, and Joyce; 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Sept. 5th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ledgel Ferguson and Rev. Emmitt Barker officiating. Burial will follow in the Fyffe Cemetery on Brushy Fork Road Blaine, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

James Delbert Humble Jr. 54

1963 -- 2017 

James Delbert Humble, Jr. 54 years of age, died August 28, 2017 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, KY.

He was born July 13, 1963 in Huntington, WV. He was preceded in death by his father James Delbert Humble Sr. and a sister Mary Ellen Lemaster.

Survivors include his mother, Eloise Conway Humble of Zelda, KY, four sisters Sandra Moore of Blaine, KY, Jamie Schritter of Ft. Gay, WV, Debra Davis of Gaffney, SC, and Tammy Humble Kalb of Prestonsburg, KY.

Additional Survivors include nine nephews and seven nieces. Mr. Humble was a graduate of the Technical College in Prestonsburg, KY.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2pm Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at the Buckhannon Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Keith Workman officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Young Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.

 

Nellie Brewer Clark

1943 -- 2017

Nellie Brewer Clark, 74, of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Nellie was born June 24,1943 in Kermit, WV a daughter of the late Roy H. Brewer and the late Minerva Marcum Brewer Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Bellomy Chapel Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Randy Clark.

Survivors include her loving husband of 55 years, Jemerson Clark Jr. of Fort Gay, WV; her children, Debbie Quick of London, Ohio; Basil Ray Brewer of California; Charlina (James) Williams of Kermit, WV; James Clark III (Rhonda) of Fort Gay, WV; Wannetta Sue Clark of Fort Gay, WV; Vickie Victoria Clark of Fort Gay, WV; Donald Edward Clark of Fort Gay, WV; Elvis (Tina) Clark also of Fort Gay, WV; brothers, Dewey Brewer of Akron, Ohio; Sanford Brewer of Nolan Ky.; Eule Brewer of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Anna Mae Brewer of Kermit, WV; Lucille Hackney of Columbus, Ohio; Ruth Marlow of Colo; Donita Brewer of Col. Ohio; grandchildren, Andy Clark, Regina Williams, Nicole Johnson, Elvis Clark Jr., Brandi Quick and April Quick; great grandchildren, Brittany Williams and Michael Marcum.

Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 PM Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Clark Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 9:00 PM Thursday and Friday evening at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Gloria Jean Crank Tackett

1926 -- 2017

Gloria Jean Crank Tackett was born on October 6, 1926 in Lawrence/Louisa, KY to Victoria Mae Roberts and Eugene Crank. She moved to Heaven August 29, 2017, in her apartment in Lexington, KY.

Gloria was the wife of James Ishmael Tackett, also of Louisa. Gloria was preceeded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters, and her beloved husband of 60+ years.

She is survived by her 2 sons: James Ashley Tackett (Beth) of Lexington, and Timothy Tackett (Tammy) of Louisa; grandchildren: Andrea Lynn Tackett, Desirae Gayle Huff (Brandon), Bowen Tackett; great-grandchildren: Victoria Gayle Brown, Eva Grace Brown.

Gloria was a faithful Christian and a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church. She loved her family, her home, her church, and politics. She spent most of her life on the same mountain where she grew up. However, after marrying a Navy man, she and her beloved Ish traveled the US (including Hawaii, Alaska, and roadtrips to California) before returning to KY.

Gloria touched countless lives and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She lived her life faithful to God, and is no doubt with Him now. Let those who love her live for Christ as she did so we may all see her again soon.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Friday, September 1, 2017 at Louisa United Methodist Church with Pastor Dan Smith and Jody Vansickle officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa, Ky.

Young Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

Shirley Mae Moore 

1948 -- 2017

Shirley Mae Moore, 69, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Monday August 28, 2017 following a long illness.

Shirley was born Jan. 27, 1948 at Louisa, the daughter of the late Fred and Dorothy Clay Spurlock. She was a homemaker and member of the Spencer Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include her loving husband Arthur Moore; a daughter Tamera (Keith) Thornsbury of Louisa; a son James (Melissa) Moore also of Louisa; two sisters Sharon Gay Scaggs of Louisa and Dorothy Benfield of Clarksville, TN; five brothers; Fred Roger Spurlock of Louisa, Walter Wilburn Spurlock of Catlettsburg, KY, Ervin Spurlock of Louisa, Joey Forrest Spurlock of Fallsburg, KY, and William Keith Spurlock of Burnaugh, KY; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday Aug. 31, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Spencer FWB Church with Bro. Virgil Dale Pack officiating. Burial will follow in the Judd Cemetery Louisa, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Thomas Jordan 

1932 -- 2017

Thomas Jordan, 85, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Thursday August 24, 2017 following a brief illness.

Tom was born June 23, 1932 at Louisa, the son of the late Robert and Mae Vaughan Jordan. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Martha Runyon Jordan who died in April 2012 and two brothers Dan and Richard Jordan.

Tom loved his family; he loved the Lord serving him with singing and visiting the nursing home and with a jail ministry. Tom was a retired KY Division of Forestry Fire Warden, a member of the Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He leaves behind a loving family, two daughters Yvonne (Charley) Abdon of LaVergne, Tn and Pearl (Mark) Hicks of Auburntown, TN; three sons Wesley (Sue) Jordan of Louisa, Lance (Lana) Jordan of Smithville, TN, and Shane (Phyllis) Jordan also of Louisa; two brothers Bobby Jordan of Xenia, OH and Ronnie Jordan of Inez, KY; two sisters Betty Allen and Nancy Bryant both of Louisa; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and a host of friends and extended family.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 26 at 1:00 pm at the Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Price and Rev. Jonathan Hall officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Fairchild-Lemaster Cemetery Louisa, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Homer Caudill

1932 -- 2017

Homer Caudill 85 of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Sunday afternoon August 20, 2017 following a long illness.

Homer was born Feb. 2, 1932 at Fallsburg, KY the son of the late Chester and Bertha Stewart Caudill. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife, Eula Mae Miles Caudill who died in 1984, a daughter Leecia J. Levering, three brothers Herman, Fred, and Paul Caudill, and two sisters Joanne Robertson and Elaine “Boots” Knudson.

Homer was a retired Auto Mechanic and newspaper carrier for the Daily Independent. He was also a member of the Catalpa Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Gary Steve Caudill of Louisa, four grandchildren; Ricky Caudill of Fallsburg, KY, Robert Caudill of Lagrange, KY, Jimmy Levering of Bergin, KY and Ronnie Scott of Fort Gay, WV; eight great grandchildren, a sister  Nora Jean Richiser of Sweetwater, TN; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 23 at 11:00 am at the Catalpa FWB Church with Rev. Mike Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Caudill Cemetery on Spankem Branch Road Fallsburg, KY.

Friends may visit the family after 7:00 pm on Tuesday August 22, at the Catalpa FWB Church.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Charles N. Maynard Sr.

1935 -- 2017

Charles N. Maynard Sr., 82, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday August 16, 2017 following a long battle with Alzheimers.

Charles was born April 17, 1935 at Goody, KY the son of the late Lucian and Eva Vanhoose Maynard Oregan. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife Janet Frazier Maynard who died in 2012 and a brother, William John Maynard.

Charles was a retired operator with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 181. He proudly served his country in the United State Air Force, and was also a member of the Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church and Richardson F&AM Lodge.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law Kathy and Rick Barrett of Ashland, KY and a son and daughter-in-law Chuck and Deanna Maynard of Louisa; four grandchildren Andrew Barrett, Aaron Barrett, Amber (Nathan) Moore, and Nathaniel Maynard; an uncle, Kenneth (Mary) Maynard; sister-in-laws Nadine Little and Elaine Frazier, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Caudill officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Maynard Cemetery on Donithan Road Louisa.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Ethel 'Louise' Frashier Johnson

1930 -- 2017

Ethel “Louise” Frashier Johnson, 87, of Fort Gay, WV passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Louise was born April 11, 1930 in Prichard, WV a daughter of the late, Bascom and Ollie Starks Frashier. Louise was a homemaker and was a member of Sebring Freewill Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Mont Day, Jr. who passed away in 1960 and Marvin Johnson who passed away in 2001; son, Claude Day.

Survivors include, three daughters, Dwana (David) Doss of Fort Gay, WV; Anna “Marvie” (Timmy) Thompson of Fort Gay, WV; Lynn Cole of Fort Gay, WV; two sons, Timothy (Lucy) Day of Wellington, Fla.; Mark Johnson of Fort Gay, WV; step-son, Tony Johnson of Port St. Luci, Fla.; two brothers, Sturgil (Joyce) Frashier of Mason, Ohio; Sherman Frashier of Ellebel, Ga; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 pm Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Young Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Day officiating. Burial will follow at the Christian Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 8:00 PM Friday, August 18, 2017 at Young Funeral Home.

 

Mitchell Cletis Webb

1956 -- 2017

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints”

Mitch was born Nov 28th, 1956 in Louisa Ky, a son of Edgle and Christine Dow Webb of Fort Gay. He departed for his Heavenly home at 1:30 A.M. on August 14th, 2017 surrounded by his loving family and a host of friends at J.J. Jordan Nursing Facility of Louisa, Ky.

Mitch’s greatest passion in life was getting to go to church, where he loved playing his harmonica with the choir and with his mom & dad as they sang.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edgle Cletis Webb, paternal grandparents Pierce and Cora Webb, maternal grandparents Fred and Katie Thompson, older brother Steve Thompson, and a special nephew Stuart Bradley Wellman.

Mitch is survived by his mother Christine Dow Webb, brother Rick (Beth) Thompson, sisters, Fontella (Charlie) Brewer, Patty (Butch) O’Brian, & Diana (Mickey) Thompson.

Also surviving are nephews, Stevie Thompson, Travis O’Brian, Wes Thompson, Taylor Brewer, Wade Thompson, & Dalton Thompson. Nieces, Rachel Bailey, Andrea Brewer, & Katie O’Brian. Cousins, Johnny Artrip and Dottie Perkins, along with a host of cousins of the Webb family of the Fort Gay, area. A special uncle, John Artrip, and Mitch’s best buddy Tom Kitts of Louisa, Ky.

He is also survived by his church family at Rush Branch Church and in the Fort Gay area who will always remember Mitch’s special gift of love and fellowship. Anyone who knew and attended church with Mitch will never forget him.

Special thanks to Dr. Marc Workman, Three Rivers Hospital at Louisa, Ky., and the caring staff at J.J. Jordan Nursing Facility who loved Mitch as their own.

Friends may call at 6-9 P.M. at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky on Thursday, August 17th.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, August 18th at 11:00 A.M. with pastors Mack Ray Cyrus and Richard Maynard officiating. Burial will be in Lynch Cemetery, Salt Petre Road, Fort Gay, Wv.

 

George Stanley Sanders

1943 -- 2017

George Stanley Sanders, 74, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at his home.

George was born July 11, 1943 in Vanceburg, Kentucky a son of the late Ithel and Catherine Day Sanders. He was a member of Smith Chapel Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Denny Sanders.

Survivors include, his children, Irene Brown of Ashland, Ohio; Beth Borders of Ulysses, Kentucky; George Stanley Jr., of Fort Gay, WV; Amanda Caseman of Louisa, Kentucky; brothers, Rick Sanders, Ernie Sanders, Darrell Sanders, Benny Sanders and Jim Sanders; sisters, Shirley Stevens and Sue Ella Crisco; 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joseph Johnson and Pastor Noah Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at the Church of God in Christ Jesus Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tuesday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

John Alfred Rice 

1940 -- 2017

John Alfred Rice of Webbville was called home to his Lord and Savior early Wednesday morning.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Josephine Rice of Little Blaine, his wife Johnda, and a son James Scott.

John Alfred is survived by a daughter, Angie of Webbville, a younger sister, Virginia Queen of Louisa, an older brother, Ira Leon “Pete” Rice of Owinsville. John also loved dearly his nieces and nephews of which many called him Papaw.

He was born February 11, 1940 and was employed as a butcher. He loved to raccoon and fox hunt with friends and even farmed for a time. John is very much loved and respected by countless people whose lives he’s touched. He will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Waterson Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the Rice Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5:00 – 8:00 PM Monday, August 14, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Pauline Murdock Chiarenzelli

1925 -- 2017

Pauline Murdock Chiarenzelli, 92, of Fort Gay, WV passed away peacefully, Friday, August 11, 2017 at The Jordan Center in Louisa, Ky. The Chiarenzelli family would like to give a special thank you to the Jordan Center for their wonderful care.

Pauline was born March 27, 1925 in Bridgeport, CT. a daughter of the late Robert and Lillian Sullivan Murdock. Mrs. Chiarenzelli was retired from the Wayne County School system where she worked for twenty plus years as a cook. She was a member of the Louisa United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Chiarenzelli; daughter in law, Norma Chiarenzelli; special nephew, Larry Joe Scott.

Survivors include, three children, Paula (Richard) Korin of Oxford, CT; Robert “Bob” Chiarenzelli of Fort Gay, WV; Cindy (Tim) Robertson of Fort Gay, WV; grandchildren, Keith (Cindy) Korin, Stephanie (Bob) Bruno, Rob Chiarenzelli, Evan Chiarenzelli, Melanie (Cody) Hicks, Joey Robertson, Daniel Robertson; great grandchildren, Madeline, Tommy, Anthony, Nicholas, Page, Harper,; special niece, Laura Scott and her children, Jamie Ratcliffe and Chris Scott.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Monday, August 14, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow at the Chiarenzelli Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 pm Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

 

Burl Thomas Spurlock

1953 -- 2017

Burl Thomas Spurlock, 63, of Olive Hill, Ky passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

Burl was born November 19, 1953 in Louisa, Ky., a son of the late Fred and Dorothy Clay Spurlock. Burl was a retired welder at CSX Railroad and was a United States Army Veteran. He was of Baptist Faith.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Teresa McKenzie Spurlock of Olive Hill, Ky.; son, Joseph Thomas (Emma) Spurlock of Louisa, Ky.; daughter, Jessica (Floyd) Laychak of Sandy Hook Ky.; brothers, Ervin (Carlotta) Spurlock of Louisa, Ky.; Joey (Sandy) Spurlock of Louisa, Ky.; Roger (Dove) Spurlock of Louisa, Ky.; Walt Spurlock of Boyd County, Ky.; Kenneth (Josie) Spurlock of Boyd County Ky.; sisters, Shirley (Art) Moore of Louisa, Ky.; Sharon (Larry) Scaggs of Louisa, Ky.; and Dorothy Spurlock; grandchildren, Destiny Laychak, Devin Laychak, Delilah Laychak, Logan Spurlock, Ryan Spurlock.

The family would like to give a special thanks to JC and Sandy Waller for their loving help.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Young Funeral Home with Bro. JC Waller and Pastor Steve Ramey officiating.

Visitation will be held 5:00 – 8:00 PM Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Young Funeral Home.

 

Kimble Copley

1931 -- 2017

Kimble Copley, 86, of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, WV.

Kimble was born March 28, 1931 in Webb, WV a son of the late Arvel and Gladys Sammons Copley. Kimble was a retired machine operator for Norfork and Southern Railroad. He was a member of the Fort Gay Freewill Baptist Church where pastored for several years, Kimble was also a member of the Vinson Lodge #66 AF&AM, Fort Gay, WV.

Survivors include his loving wife, Alberta E. Napier “Vicy” Copley of Fort Gay, WV; children, Janet (David) Sams of Parkersburg, WV; Larry Joe (Rhonda) Copley of Fort Gay, WV; Linda Joyce (Michael) Taylor of Fort Gay, WV; Allen (Trena) Copley of Fort Gay, WV; Richie (Carla) Copley of Louisa, Ky.; brothers, Lewis (Janey) Copley of Bucyrus, Ohio; Herman (Gaye) Copley of Mansfield, Ohio; Don (Beverly) Copley of Ohio; Daniel (Bonnie) Copley of Grayson, Ky.; Kenny Copley of Ohio; sisters, Helen Richie of Crown City, Ohio; Thelma Garling of Florida; Della Werner of Ohio; Evie Wilson of Florida; Lillie (Don) Johnston of Ohio; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Wayne Meddings and Ronnie Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at the Copley Cemetery in Webb, WV.

Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 PM Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Edgar Hiram “Hi” Muncy Sr.

1943 -- 2017

Edgar Hiram “Hi” Muncy Sr., 73, of Louisa, Kentucky passed in peace on August 8, 2017.

Edgar was born on November 23, 1943 in Martin County, Kentucky to Oscar and Lena Muncy. His family moved to Columbus, Ohio when he was 18 years old. While living in Columbus he met his true love, Mary Elizabeth Collins. They were married on June 1, 1963 and remained happily married for over 54 years.

Edgar’s work ethic was unmatched for over 50 years. His jobs included a laborer at Federal Glass factory in Columbus, Ohio and an underground mechanic at Martin County Coal in Wolf Creek, Kentucky. He owned a logging business and sawmill in Louisa, Kentucky where one of his projects was featured in a national magazine. He could raise a garden, paint a car and build a house. He never encountered a job he couldn’t handle.

Together Edgar and Mary raised four children, Edgar Muncy Jr. of Columbus, Ohio, Angie Muncy- Evans of Louisa, Kentucky, Gidget Muncy- Smith of Louisa, Kentucky and Brandi Muncy- Ash of Louisa, Kentucky. Edgar enjoyed being a grandpa to four grandchildren and “pepaw” to nine great- grandchildren.

Edgar is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. Edgar is survived by his loving wife, four children, three sons-in-law, four grandchildren, nine great- grandchildren, five brothers and two sisters.

Edgar’s family and friends will always remember his love of life and family, his generosity, his sense of humor and his wonderful work ethic. He was an incredible husband, dad, grandpa, brother, father-in-law and friend. Edgar was so much to so many. He will be forever missed and never forgotten.

In lieu of a funeral, Edgar wanted a direct cremation. His ashes will be laid to rest on his property. A memorial service is set for Saturday, September 2, 2017 at his and Mary’s home.

 

Ruth Young Colvin 

1932 -- 2017

Ruth Young Colvin, 84, of Louisa, KY passed away Tuesday August 8, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Ruth was born Sept. 7, 1932 at Louisa, the daughter of the late Byron and Emily Wallace Young. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a daughter Yvonne Trimble, a son David Colvin, a granddaughter Alexandria Trimble, and a brother Jim Young.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law Kim and Jim Thomas of Paintsville, KY; a son Eugene “E.R.” Colvin of Louisa, a brother and sister-in-law Laban and Edwina Young also of Louisa; four grandchildren Brooks Colvin of Lexington, KY, Page Goodwin of Pikeville, KY, Emily McDonald also of Pikeville, KY, and Matthew Thomas of Richmond, KY; and also five great grandchildren.

Ruth was very active in the community for years serving as Chairman of the Lawrence County Democrat Party; she also served on the Louisa Housing Board, Louisa Area Fire and Rescue Board, and Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. She was a member of the Lawrence County Chapter of the DAR, a Kentucky Colonel, and of the Methodist Faith.

The family will hold a memorial service for Ruth at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made in memory of Ruth Colvin to Community Hospice at 1480 Carter Ave. Ashland, KY 41101.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Opal Diane Robertson

1972 -- 2017

Opal Diane Robertson, age 44, of Fort Gay, WV, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center of Louisa, KY. 

Mrs. Robertson was born September 8, 1972 in Louisa, KY. She is the daughter of the late Robert Joe and Peggy Jo (Dixon) Prater.

She was a Homemaker.

In addition to her mother, Mrs. Robertson is survived by her husband: Rodney Robertson, three daughters: Grace Holland, Morgan Lyons, and Corinna Diane Robertson all of Fort Gay, and two sons: Sherman Holland of Kermit, WV and Jennings Holland of Fort Gay; two sisters Melinda Preston of Louisa, KY and April Estep also of Louisa, KY, and two brothers: Robert Prater of Morganton, NC and Ricky Prater of Louisa, KY.  Diane also leaves behind 4 grandchildren

The funeral will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Oak Grove Church, Fort Gay, WV with Rev. Luther Dingess and Rev. Dave Thompson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Robertson Cemetery.

Calling hours will be Thursday, August 10 from 5:00 to 9:00pm at the Oak Grove Church.

All arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home

 

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