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Paul Eugene Keaton

1963 - 2015

Paul Eugene Keaton, 51, of Clearfield, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.V. 

He was born November 23, 1963 in Paintsville, Ky. a son of Sandra L. Ferguson Caudwell and the late Eugene Keaton. He was a Social Worker.

Survivors include, his mother, Sandra Caldwell of West Jefferson, Ohio; three brothers, Wayne (Cheryl) Keaton of Paintsville, Ky.; Ora (Tonya) Keaton of West Jefferson, Ohio; Patrick (Leighann) Keaton of London, Ohio; one sister, Marti (Nelson) Moore of Louisa, Ky.; Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Keaton / Ferguson Cemetery, Terryville, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Monday, August 3, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Jess McCoy Jr. 

1934 - 2015

Jess McCoy Jr. 81, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at The Jordan Center in Louisa, Ky.

He was born January 19, 1934 in Peter Creek, Ky. a son of the late Jess and Carmie Debord McCoy. He was a retired carpenter. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Lossie Debord and Ruth McCoy

Survivors include his loving wife, Clista K. McCoy of Louisa, Ky.; two daughters, Judy Dalton of Louisa, Ky.; Josephine Spurlock of Catlettsburg, Ky.; two sisters, Phoebe Grimm of Louisa, Ky,; Diane Thompson of Paintsville, Ky.; one brother, John McCoy of Detroit, MI; 6 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Childers officiating. Burial will follow at the Thompson Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

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

James Frederick Hardin

1935 - 2015

James Frederick Hardin, 79, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at The Jordan Place in Louisa, Ky.

He was born October 28, 1935 in Louisa, Ky. a son of the late Phillip and Dorothy Hardin. James was a retired sheet metal journeyman and car salesman. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Armatis Hardin; one daughter, Sherry Hardin.

Survivors include, four sons, Joseph Hardin of Lincoln Park, Mich.; Jim Hardin of Louisa, Ky.; Terry Hardin of Tennessee; Phillip Hardin of Valley Park, Missouri; two daughters, Jackie McDowell of Louisa, Ky.; Jill Hardin of Michigan; brothers, Thomas Hardin of San Antonia, Texas; Jerry Gordos of Arizona; sisters, Phyllis Herczak, Doris Thomas, and Mary Ann Evans all of Michigan; 13 Grandchildren

Funeral services will be conducted 4:00 PM Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with James Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at the Gilkerson Cemetery, Contrary Creek Rd.

Visitation will be 5:00 til 9:00 Saturday at Young Funeral Home and 9:00 am til 4:00 PM Sunday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Donna Sue Sprouse

1949 - 2015

Donna Sue Sprouse, 66, of Louisa, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at The Jordan Center in Louisa, Ky. 

She was born March 20, 1949 in Lawrence County, KY to the late Leo Crabtree and Halie Irene Diamond.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hildra Sprouse, and one daughter, Eula Marie Pack. 

Donna is survived by one daughter, Donna Wilks and her fiancé Michael Burchett of Louisa, KY, six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She was a member of Waterson Freewill Baptist Church in Webbville, KY.

Funeral services will be conducted  2:00 PM Friday, July 24, 2015 at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. 

Friends may visit at 10 am Friday until time of service at Wilson Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.  

Elaine Marie Hinkle

1937 - 2015

Elaine Marie Hinkle, 77, of Louisa, KY, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Three Rivers Medical Center. 

She was born November 27, 1937 in Floyd County, Iowa to the late Robert Lowell Martin and Pauline Vetter Washburn.  She was preceded in death by her late husband, Jack Hinkle in 2001. 

She is survived by one son, Jack A. Hinkle, Jr of Louisa, KY, and two sisters Joanne Johnson of North Fort Meyers, Florida, and Barbara Segel of Fort Meyers, Florida. 

Per Mrs. Hinkle’s request she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 1pm  at Richardson Chapel. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Blanche Rutherford

1924 - 2015

Blanche Rutherford, 91, of Fort Gay, WV. formerly of Dunlow passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at St. Marys Medical Center in Huntington, WV after an extended illness.

She was born June 22, 1924 in Dunlow, WV a daughter of the late, Noah and Lou Emma Crum Robinson. Blanche was a homemaker and was a 'Rosie Riviter' in World War II. She loved to make quilts and give them away to all her family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Rutherford who passed away in 1999; brothers and sisters, Everett, Sidney, Beecher, Curtis, Jim, Elijah (Jack) Robinson, Nannie Queen, Ollie Ferguson, and Ida Campbell.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

A Graveside service will be conducted 2:00 PM Thursday July 23, 2015 at the Buck Robinson Cemetery, Dunlow, WV.

Visitation will be 10:00 am til noon on Thursday at Young Funeral Home.

Hattie Garnett Lowe

1948 - 2015

Hattie Garnett Lowe, 67, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born January 26, 1948 in Louisa, Ky. a daughter of the late, Willie Thompson and the late Leona Howard Thompson Charles. She was a homemaker and was of Baptist Faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Edith Boyd; and two sisters, Emmy Skaggs and Linda Thompson.

Survivors include, four daughters, Teresa (Larry) Church of Louisa, Ky.; Judith (Eddie McKinney) Lemaster of Louisa, Ky.; Pauline Harmon of Louisa, Ky.; Carol (Rick) Linley of Columbus, Ohio; brother, Tom Charles of Inez, Ky.; six grandchildren, Travis and Joshua Harmon, Jordan Lemaster, Melinda Church Charlie Boyd, and Heather McKinney; 11 Great Grandchildren.

A Graveside service will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the Thompson Cemetery, Blaine, Ky.

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

Nora Bell Moore

1933 - 2015

Nora Bell Moore 82 of Louisa, KY passed away Thursday July 9, 2015 following a brief illness. 

Nora was born March 1, 1933 at Norris, KY the daughter of the late Edgar and Sarah Cox Thompson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a daughter Lois June Grace, four brothers and three sisters. She was a retired J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center housekeeping employee.

Survivors include her husband Calvin Moore, two daughters and son-in-laws Joy and Dean Cooley and Judy and Glenn Mace all of Prestonsburg, KY, a son and daughter-in-law Bobby Lee and Jennifer Moore of Louisa; a sister Stella Burgess of Hager Hill, KY, two brothers Harvey Thompson of West Jefferson, OH and Walter Lee Thompson of Staffordsville, KY; four grandchildren Carlos Cooley, Casey Cooley, Robbie Mace, and Johnathan Mace; seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday July 12 at 2:00 pm at the Spencer FWB Church with Rev. Paul Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens at Louisa.

Friends may visit the family after 5:00 pm Saturday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

  

Robert E. Bays

1922 - 2015

Robert E. Bays, 93, of Fort Gay, WV passed July 9, 2015 at his home.

He was born Jan. 13, 1922 at Fort Gay, the son of the late Ballard and Nada Wellman Boys. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Barbara Spears and a brother Russell Boys, nieces Connie Hanshall and Frieda Kelly.

Survivors include his brother-in-law Willie Spears, nephews Buck (Patty) Spears, Billy (Tammy) Spears, a special great niece Lisa Methax and several great nephews and nieces; two very special friends Jr. Raines and Bernard Porter.

Robert was a World War II Veteran and a retired truck driver. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday July 12 at 2:00 pm at the Saltpetre Community Church with Rev. Richard Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery Fort Gay, WV.

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

Gayle Smith

1945 - 2015

Gayle Smith, 71, of Arcadia, Fla. formerly of Fort Gay, WV passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 at St. Marys Medical Center in Huntington, WV.

She was born April 14, 1945 in Fort Gay, WV a daughter of the late Taylor and Mary Maynard Thompson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Smith.

Survivors include, one son, Wesley Smith of Arcadia, Fla.; sister, Martha Campbell of Catlettsburg, Ky.; brothers, Tommy Thompson of Columbus, Ohio; Larry Thompson of Columbus, Ohio; Taylor J. Thompson of Salt Lake City, Utah; and a special friend, Helena Pyles of East Lynn, WV.

A graveside service will be conducted 4:00 pm Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Lakin Cemetery, Prichard, WV with Pastor Johnny Harris officiating.

Visitation will be 2:30 - 3:30 pm Saturday at Young Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Young Funeral Home Inc. 201 W. Main Street, Louisa, Ky. 41230

Troy Mills

1947 - 2015

Troy Mills, 68 of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at his home. 

He was born March 19, 1947 at Williamson, WV to the late Lacy Mills and Gracie Moore-Mills. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leroy and Lacy Mills. 

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Kirk-Mills, two daughters, Amy and husband Richard Greene of Salyersville, KY and Heather and husband David Marcum of Proctorville, OH.; three grandchildren, Alex Greene, Christian Marcum, and Adam Marcum, and five sisters, Fran Nelson, Faye Large, Bonnie Presley, Brenda Mills, and Diana Jarrell. 

Mr. Mills was a retire mechanic for Wolf Creek Collieries and a member of the First Baptist Church of Louisa. 

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Price officiating.  Burial will follow in Mountain View Memory Gardens at Maher, WV. 

Friends may visit Wilson Funeral Home, Friday, July 10, 2015 from 6 p.m..

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.  

Dorothy G. Hill 

1922 - 2015

Dorothy G. Hill, 92, of Fort Gay, WV passed away July 7, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital following a brief illness.

Mrs. Hill was born July 12, 1922 at Fort Gay, WV the daughter of the late Taylor and Hazel Robertson Dawson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Charles L. Hill, a daughter Reva Unterwagner, two sisters Hattie Lemaster and Billie Jean Cyrus, and two brothers David Dawson and June Dawson. She was a homemaker and a long time member of the Bartram Chapel Church.

Survivors include her daughter Donna L. Branham and husband Douglas of Fort Gay, a brother Cecil Dawson also of Fort Gay, three grandchildren Amy Sexton, Brian Unterwagner, and Christi Noel Welsh; nine great grandchildren and a host of beloved nieces and nephew.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 11 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Hill Cemetery at Fort Gay, WV. 

Friends may visit the family on Friday July 10 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Elmer Lee Ratcliff

1966 - 2015

Elmer Lee Ratcliff, 48, of Crum, WV passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at his home.

Elmer was born December 8, 1966 in Huntington, WV a son of the late Minnie Rose Ratcliff. He attended Webb Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his mother he was preceded in one sister, Eva Ratcliff.

Survivors include his loving wife, Kimberly Block Ratcliff of Crum, WV.; one daughter, Kaley (Kyle Norris) Belg of Dayton, Ohio; one son, Tommy Belg of Crum, WV.; grandson, Colton Norris of Dayton, Ohio; sister, Charlene (Tony) Cantrell of Crum, WV.; brothers, Ronnie (Shirley) Ratcliff of Martin Co. Ky.; Donald and Brandon Ratcliff both of Crum, W.V.; Special Nephew, Zack Cantrell of Crum, WV.; Very, very special friends, Jim Bartram and crew.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday, July 10, 2015 at Webb Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Kimble Copley and Wayne Meddings officiating. Burial will follow at the Webb Community Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 11:00 am Thursday at Webb Freewill Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Young Funeral Home, 201 W. Main Street, Louisa, Ky. 41230

Autie “Bug” Keaton, Jr.

1942 - 2015

Autie “Bug” Keaton, Jr., 73, of Blaine, KY, passed away July 6, 2015 at Three Rivers Medical Center.

He was born March 29, 1942 in Louisa, KY to the late Autie Keaton and Rissie Vanover Keaton. He was preceded in death by one brother, Joe Keaton.

He is survived by his wife, Iretha Gillum Keaton, one daughter, Regina and husband Hank Chance of Staffordsville, KY, three sons, Danny and wife Shirley Keaton of Martha, KY, Autie and wife Lisa Keaton of Isonville, KY, and Greg and wife Jerri Keaton of Inez, KY, and one sister, Joy Wheeler, of Blaine, KY. 

Autie was a cement construction worker and a member of the Elizabeth Church. 

Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 2 PM at the Elizabeth Church.

Friends may visit the church from 5 – 9 PM, Wednesday July 8, 2015.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Jerry Michael “Mike” Daniels 

1953 - 2015

Jerry Michael “Mike” Daniels 62 of Lowmansville, KY passed away July 4, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital following a long illness.

Mike was born June 7, 1953 at Cynthiana, Ohio the son of Goldie Lansing Daniels and the late Roy Daniels. He was a mechanic, truck driver, and of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his loving wife Nancy Fannin Daniels, two daughters Brandy King and husband Jonathan of Blaine, KY and Jeri Daniels of Inez, KY; four brothers Leroy Daniels of Catlettsburg, KY, Russell Daniels of Kingston, Ohio, Roger Daniels of Londonderry, Ohio, and Richard Daniels of Mechanicsburg, Maryland; two sisters Margie Harvey of Stoutsville, Ohio and Carolyn Uhrig of Kingston, Ohio; five grandchildren Destany King, Jalyn King, Gracie King, Haley Johnson, and Jake Johnson.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday July 8 at 1:00 pm at the Chestnut Grove Enterprise Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Conley, Pastor Roger Sparks, and Rev. Rodney King officiating. Burial will follow in the Little Mary Cemetery at Charley, KY. 

Friends may visit the family after 6:00 pm Tuesday at the Chestnut Grove Enterprise Baptist Church Lowmansville, KY.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Lily J. Delong 

1940 - 2015

Lily J. Delong 74 of Fallsburg, KY went to be with the Lord on July 3, 2015 following a brief illness.

Lily was born Oct. 1, 1940 at Beattyville, KY the daughter of the late Breck and Nannie Johnson Brown. She was a homemaker and member of the Fallsburg Tabernacle. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Forest Delong who died Aug. 27, 2014, a son John Delong, and 11 siblings.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday July 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Fallsburg Tabernacle with Bro. Everett Swafford, Bro. Greg Caudill, and Bro. Jerry Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in the Delong Cemetery at Fallsburg, KY.

Friends may call after 6:00 pm Tuesday at the Fallsburg Tabernacle.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home

Dwight Christopher Daniels

1979 - 2015

Dwight Christopher Daniels, age 36, of Louisa Ky, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at his home in Louisa after a courageous battle with cancer. Chris was born January 17, 1979 in Ashland , KY. He is the son of Harold and Freddie (Jett) Daniels. 

He was a former employee of KRT, a member of the Louisa Volunteer Fire Department, a Christian and a unique person who was loved by everyone who knew him. Let it be known, this firefighter has earned his angel wings.

In addition to his parents he is survived by one brother, David Daniels of Louisa, KY and a special nephew, Connor Daniels. Chris also leaves behind his extended brothers and sisters that make up the Louisa Volunteer Fire Department and a special friend since childhood, Jack Trautwein.

The family would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who helped with Chris during his final days on this earth and especially the ladies who gave him 24/7 care.

The funeral will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Monty Cooper officiating.  Burial will follow in the Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call,  Monday, July 6 from 5-9 at Wilson Funeral Home.

All arrangements have been entrusted to Chris’ buddies at Wilson Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

Elva Wheeler

1930 - 2015

Elva Wheeler, 84, of Blaine, KY, passed away at his home July 1, 2015.

Elva was born December 29,1930 in Blaine, KY to the late Chester and Clora Craft - Wheeler. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda Lee Wheeler and Pearleen Wheeler, two brothers, Leonard Wheeler and Arhur Wheeler, and one foster brother, Morton Wheeler.

He is survived by one sister, Lorene Wheeler, of Blaine, KY, two brothers, Freeman and wife Merle Wheeler, and Virgil and wife Roberta Wheeler, both of Columbus, OH, one sister- in- law, Pauline Wheeler of Ashland, KY, one best friend, May Hazel Cordle of Louisa, KY, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Old Hood Church with Elders Gene May, Claude Mollette, and Johnny Mollette.

Friends may visit Thursday, July 2, 2015 from the hours of 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.

Sonya Lynn Williamson-Dillon

1968 - 2015

Sonya Lynn Williamson-Dillon, 46 of Fort Gay, WV, entered into rest June 29, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Sonya was born December 30, 1968 to Bobby Williamson and the late Delores Kay Stepp-Williamson in Columbus, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Otis Lynn Dillon.

She is survived by her daughter, Lillian Kay Dillon, two sisters, Pamela and husband Richard Meddings of Crum, WV, Lorena and husband Gabriel Smith of Fort Gay, WV, one brother, Bobby Williamson of Roanoke, VA, two nephews, Brandon Meddings and Tristan Smith, one very special friend and neighbor, James Tucker, and a host of friends and co-workers. 

Sonya was a member of Saltpetre Community Church, where her late husband, Rev. Otis Lynn Dillon, served as an elder. She was employed by Zimms Bagging Co. before she was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Sonya was a very kind and compassionate individual that always had an encouraging word for those that battled the daily struggles of life. During the tenure of her illness, she was very devoted to uplifting those afflicted by cancer, by crocheting prayer shawls for them that she would bring before the elders of the church to be anointed and prayed over. Though her condition weakened her mortal body, her faith in God never waned. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but by a faithful reliance on the finished work of Christ at the cross there will be another reunion.

Memorial services will be conducted Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Saltpetre Community Church with Rev. Gabriel Smith and Rev. Steve Ramey officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lillian Kay Dillon Scholarship Fund.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home. 

Charlotte Lee Quesenberry

1945 - 2015

Charlotte Lee Quesenberry, 69, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

She was born August 6, 1945 in Paintsville, Ky. a daughter of the late John Mulkey and the late Dixie Fyffe Barker. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Mulkey.

Survivors include, two daughters, Debbie Childrers of Louisa, Ky.; Vickie Stepp also of Louisa, Ky.; sister, Valarie Malone of South Point, Ohio; brother, Eddie Barker of South Point, Ohio; grandchildren, Angela Childers, Jamie Childers, Chad Stepp, Karla Stepp; great grandchildren, Brantley and Brooklyn Cantrell; A very special friend, Helen Harmon.

A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Young Funeral Home 201 West Main Street, Louisa, Ky. 41230

Rev. Otis Lynn Dillon

1957 - 2015

Rev. Otis Lynn Dillon, 57, of Fort Gay, WV, entered into rest Wednesday, June 24, 2015. 

Otis was born November 29, 1957 in Louisa, KY to Rev. Otis Dillon and the late Lillian Evans- Dillon. He is survived by his loving wife Sonya Lynn Williamson-Dillon and daughter Lillian Kay Dillon, two sisters, Kay and husband Randall Sartin of Fort Gay, WV, Brenda and husband Larry Smith of Fort Gay, WV, and a host of other family, friends, and co-workers.  He was preceded in death by an aunt Lorena Evans, and an uncle John Dillon.

He was an Elder of the Saltpetre Community Church where he served as Chairman of the Media Ministries. He was formerly the Assistant Pastor of Silver Creek Church.  He was self-employed as the owner of River Track Studio for many years where he recorded many projects that were popular in the bluegrass, gospel, and country industries. He was a very accomplished musician both on the road and in the studio.  He was a very loving and caring individual who left his mark on every life that he ever touched.  He will be truly missed by all who ever knew him.  Although the time of his departure was set by God before the foundation of the world, there will be a time of re-unitement reserved only for those that have been purchased by the blood of Christ.  

Memorial services will be held Sunday June 28, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at the Saltpetre Community Church with Rev. Chris Wilson and Rev. Gabriel Smith officiating.  There will be a dinner in the fellowship hall following the service. 

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that you bring framed photographs to display at the service. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.  

Leonard Wells

1930-2015

Leonard Wells, 85, of Ashland, husband of Opal Wheeler Wells passed away, Wednesday morning, June 24, 2015 at King’s Daughters Medical Center following a brief illness. 

Leonard was born May 06, 1930 in Blaine, Kentucky to the late Lonnie and Grace Cooper Wells.   In addition to his parents, Leonard was preceded in death by one sister, Opal Alexander and four brothers, Carson Wells, Ottis Wells, Charles Wells and Donald Wells.

Leonard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  He worked in the construction industry and retired as a carpenter.  Leonard also had a green thumb and could make anything grow.

Leonard leaves behind his loving wife of 61 years Opal Wheeler Wells; one son, Joe Wells and his wife Leisha of Ashland; one brother Robert Wells of Ashland; and three grandsons Ryan Smith, Brett Wells, and Nicholas Wells, along with a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Saturday June 27, 2015 at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood with Pastor Jason Porter officiating.  

Friends may call after 12:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home.

Graveside Services will be conducted 11:00 am Monday, June 29, 2015 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast.

Online condolences for the family may be left at canifffuneralhome.com

James E. Robinson 

1942 - 2015

James E. Robinson 73 of Blaine, KY went to be with the Lord on Tuesday June 23, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.

James was born Feb. 17, 1942 at Ashland, KY the son of the late Beecher and Pauline Wells Robinson. He was a retired construction worker and truck driver, and a member of the Unity Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife Maggie Sparks Robinson, three daughters Patricia (Greg) Greer of Louisa, KY, Carolyn (Bobby) Ramey of Blaine, KY and Paulina Robinson of Ashland, KY; a son Roger (Shelly) Robinson of Alabama.;             16 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday June 26 at noon at the Unity Baptist Church Blaine, KY with Pastor Ed Austin and Bro. Ledgel Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in the Golden Oaks Cemetery at Ashland, KY.

Friends may visit the family after 4:00 pm Thursday at the Unity Baptist Church. Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Marvin Roberts

1917 - 2015

Marvin Roberts 97 of Grove City, Ohio formerly of Louisa, Ky went to be with the Lord on June 23, 2015.

Marvin was born Dec. 22, 1917 at Louisa, the son of the late Benjamin Harrison and Marie Adams Roberts.  In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Regaina Wellman Roberts.

Marvin was a retired General Motors Frigidaire Division employee, a member of the Apperson F&AM 195, Odd Fellow, Eastern Star, Rebekka’s, 27 year volunteer with the Three Rivers Medical Center Senior Circle, and a member of the Smokey Valley Enterprise Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter Cheryl Goble and husband Donald of Grove City, Ohio and a sister Anna Katherine Scarberry, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 27 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Kelly and Rev. Ronnie Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens .

Friends may visit the family after 5:00 pm Friday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Thurman Moore 

1944 - 2015

Thurman Moore 71 of Louisa, KY passed away June 23, 2014 at Three Rivers Medical Center following a brief illness.

Thurman was born March 23, 1944 at Noris, KY the son of the late Sam and Fannie Jane Howard Moore. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two sisters Violet Thompson and Alka Young and two brothers Charlie and Raymond Moore.

Survivors include four sisters Stella Johnson, Irene Diamond, Beatrice Stambaugh, and Hazel Burchett all of Louisa; three brothers Herman Moore, Denver Moore, and Arthur Moore also of Louisa; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday June 26 at 2:00 pm at the Spencer FWB Church with Rev. Roger Ross officiating. Burial will follow in the Judd Cemetery at Louisa.

Friends may visit the family after 5:00 pm Thursday at the Wilson Funeral Home.