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Margaret L. Starr

1958 -- 2017

Margaret L. Starr, 59, of Portsmouth, Ohio passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Margaret was born February 22, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan a daughter of the late Marcus and Nadine Branham Maynard. Margaret was a homemaker. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Starr; two sisters, Annette Robinette, and Daphanie Maynard; brother, Jessie Maynard.

Survivors include, one daughter, Melissa Starr of Portsmouth, Ohio; Three sisters, Pat Nordick of Wadsworth, Ohio; Alice Church of Sellsville, Ohio; and Iris Gerber of Rittman, Ohio; two brothers, Lewis Maynard of Grafton, Ohio; and Curtis Maynard of Wooster, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews that loved her very much.

A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 PM Monday, July 31, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel

 

Walter Elwood Hundley

1938 -- 2017

Walter Elwood Hundley, 79, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Thursday, July 26, 2017 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV.

Walter was born January 2, 1938 in Prichard, WV., a son of the late Charles Homer and Pauline Hazlett Hundley. Walter was a retired security guard for Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was a member of Peters Chapel Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by, a son, Rick Hundley; sister, Barbara Sue Fowler.

Survivors include his loving wife of twenty nine and a half years, Norma Kay Prescott Hundley of Fort Gay, WV; daughters, Carol Sue Morgan of Cleveland, Texas; Melissa Rowe of Ashland, Ky.; Barbara Anne Bledsoe of Flatwoods, Ky.; Skye Dawn Hundley of Ashland, Ky.; Sheila Hundley and LeAnn Hundley; sons, Woodie Hundley of Louisiana; Mark Hundley of Ashland, Ky.; John Hundley of Texas; Paul Alan Jenkens of Lexington, Ky.; Robert William Jenkins of Winchester, Ky.; brother, Richard Hundley of Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family 5:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Young Funeral Home. In keeping with Mr. Hundleys wishes he will be cremated.

 

Horace Buell Wellman

1931-2017

Horace Buell Wellman, age 86 of Columbus, went home to be with the Lord on July 22, 2017.

Mr. Wellman attended Heritage Free Will Baptist Church. U.S. Army Veteran Korean War. Retired from Big Bear after 24 yeas of service . He is preceded in death by wife of 58 years, Helen "Maxine" Wellman and their son, James Wellman; parents, Jay and Flossie Wellman; brothers, Jack, Kenneth, Lucian, Lon, Earl, and Loran Wellman; sister, Alice Adkins.

Survived by daughter Lois (Larry) Moore of Columbus; 10 grandchildren;13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Mary (Gary) Blake; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Family will receive friends Tuesday, July 25, 2017 beginning at 10 a.m. until time of service at 12 noon at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio, Pastor Dr. Tim W. Stout officiating.

Graveside service Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. in Louisa, Kentucky at Greenlawn Cemetery. Local arrangements with Young Funeral Home in Louisa.

www.youngfuneralhome.com

 

Kathy Ann Church 

1964 -- 2017

Kathy Ann Church, 52, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Saturday July 22, 2017 following a sudden illness.

Kathy was born November 16, 1964 at Louisa, the daughter of Nevondia Shannon Church Price and the late Kerman Church. In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by a sister, Teresa Boyd and two brothers, Jerry and Gary Church. She was homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters Angie Lyons and husband Everett and Jessica Borders and husband Wesley all of Louisa; her mother Nevondia Price of Lowmansville, KY; a brother Larry Church also of Louisa; and four grandchildren Alyssa Carter, Blake Lyons, Brennen Lyons, and Addicyn Borders.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday July 30th at 2:00 pm at the Walnut Grove FWB Church.

Friends may visit the family from 1:00 pm until time of services at the church.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Evert J. Lowe 

1932 -- 2017

Evert J. Lowe, 85, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Thursday July 20, 2017 at his home following a long illness.

Evert was born April 14, 1932 in Inez, KY. He was the son of Everette and Ora Blackburn Lowe. Evert was a fork lift operator at General Motors and was also a deacon at Louisa Freewill Baptist church.

Survivors include his loving wife Sandra L. Lowe; a son, Joseph E. Lowe of Louisa; a stepdaughter Anna Martin of Louisa; a sister Mary Murello of Louisa; and two brothers Refaice Lowe and James Lowe.

Funeral services will be held on Monday July 24th at 1:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Noah Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens at Louisa, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Mary Kay Conley 

1952 -- 2017

Mary Kay Conley, 64, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Sunday July 16, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center ER following a sudden illness.

Kay was born Sept. 5, 1952 at Powhattan Point, Ohio the daughter of Phyllis Yates Davis and the late Harold Davis. In addition to her father she is preceded in death by a brother Harold “Bud” Davis. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her loving husband Frank Conley; a daughter Jennifer Bledsoe and husband Rondell of Louisa; a son James Conley and wife Jerica also of Louisa; her mother Phyllis Davis of Newark, Ohio; three sisters, Betty Gartner and Debbie Norton both of Newark, Ohio and Sharon Seaman of Pataskala, Ohio; five grandchildren Bentley, Corbin, Nathan, Kristen, and Maribeth.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday July 20 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Conley and Bro. Ray Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Elzie Conley Cemetery at Falcon, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 11:00 AM until the time of services at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Forest Philip Diamond

1957 -- 2017

Forest Philip Diamond, 60, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at Saint Frances Hospital in Charleston, WV.

Everyone around Louisa and beyond knew him as 'Flip'. He was born June 9, 1957 in Louisa, Ky. to the late Hubert and Ruby Burchett Diamond. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Wayne Alan Diamond.

Flip was a founding member of the Fallsburg Volunteer Fire Department, a retired lineman with the Union IBEW, and a former employee of Heck’s in Louisa.

Flip rededicated his life to the Lord and was baptized in November of 2014. Flip had a heart dedicated to helping others. He would deliver food or anything needed to those in need and made sure those around him had more than enough. He would buy extra things at Walmart or Food City to deliver to his friends or those in need. He wanted to make sure people enjoyed life. Flip enjoyed community and church events and loved the fellowship with others. He would often take food to those who would be shut in and couldn’t make it to the events. He will be greatly missed by our community and it is a void that will not be able to be filled.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Hughes, Bobby Workman, and Glen Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at the Woods Cemetery in Fallsburg, Ky.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Kanawah Johnson

1936 -- 2017

Kanawah “Ken” Johnson, 81, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Lantern of Madison in Madison, OH.

He was born on March 20, 1936 in Buckingham County, KY the son of John Epp (Sillar) Johnson and Loberta Younce.

Ken proudly served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957.

He dedicated thirty years as a mechanic for General Motors in Lordstown, enjoyed attending church at the Pentecostal Church of God, hunting, working on his two Corvettes, and was an active member of the Masons for many years. Ken would also tell you he was proud of his Native American roots.

He leaves behind his beloved mother, Loberta Younce; daughters, Cheryl (Mark) Hellmer and Debbie (Jeff) Goss; sons, John (Amy), Tom (Kris), and Ken (Heather) Johnson; sisters, Fayette and Phyllis; brothers, Maynard, Burnard, John, and Paul; grandchildren, Cassie, Cory, David, Kelcie, Marka, Drew, Mason, Micah, Trevor, Alyssa, and Heath; and great-grandchildren, Kylie and Creedance.

He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Betty Jo.

Ken will be buried in his home town of Louisa, KY.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to Bella Care Hospice, 1933 State Route 45

Austinburg, OH 44010 or the Lantern of Madison, 2041 Hubbard Rd, Madison, OH 44057.

DUCRO SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004 is handling the arrangements.

www.ducro.com

 

Wetzel 'Danko' Watts

1946 -- 2017

Wetzel "Danko" Watts, 70, of Fort Gay, WV passed away peacefully Thursday, July 13, 2017 at his home in Fort Gay. 

Mr. Watts was born December 20, 1946 in Fort Gay, WV, son of the late Woodrow and Nancy Ellen (Roseberry) Watts.

He is survived by one daughter, Brandy Saunders of Fort Gay, WV and one son, Justin Watts of OH;  five sisters: Ruth Watts of Fort Gay, WV, Geneva Cole of Fort Gay, WV, Georgia Casey of Fort Gay, WV, Della Watts of Fort Gay, WV and Aline Watts of Fort Gay, WV, and one brother: Donald Watts of Fort Gay, WV; He also has four grandchildren, Emily,Justin,Sadie, and Mary Jane Watts; five nieces and nephews, Kathy Murison, Norma Pack, Robert Watts, Nancy Watts, and Donny Cole; many cousins and great-nieces and great-nephews, and one special cousin, who was like a brother, Eddie Jackson.

Wetzel was a hard-working timber worker his whole life, who made numerous life-long friends in his bosses and co-workers.  He loved his family and friends and was always happy when anyone came to visit.  He will be loved and missed by all that knew him.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 15 at Robertson Cemetery, Hampton Ridge Rd, Fort Gay, WV with Bro. Glen Newsome officiating.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Wayne Alan Frasher

1971 -- 2017

Wayne Alan Frasher, 46, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his home. Wayne was born JUNE 12, 1971 in Huntington, WV the son of Robert F. and Karin Sue Frasher.

Wayne was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Charles E. Davis; his paternal grandparents WR and Edna V. Frasher; cousin, Dr. Charles Sydney Davis; and special aunt, Betty J. Frasher Regnier.

Survivors include, his parents, Robert W, and Karin Sue Davis Frasher of Fort Gay, WV.; brother, Scott (Wendy) Frasher of Fort Gay, WV.; Maternal Grandmother, Mildred Davis of Fort Gay, WV.; nieces, Kristyn Brooke Frasher, Kaylee Elizabeth Frasher both of Fort Gay, WV.; Very dear friend, Denise Hill of Lexington, Ky.; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 AM Monday, July 17, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Bartram/Fort Gay Cemetery in Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be 5:00 – 9:00 pm Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Herman Fouts 

1945 -- 2017

Herman Fouts 72 of Kite, KY passed away Tuesday July 11, 2017 following a sudden illness.

Herman was born April 2, 1945 in Knott County, KY the son of the late Floyd and Vina Johnson Fouts. In addition to his parents Herman was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. He was a retired coal miner.

Survivors include his loving wife Fern Hall Fouts, two daughters Lois Fern Gibson and husband Earl Ray and Paula Jean Caudill and husband Hank all of Kite, KY; a son Robert Fouts and wife Amanda of Louisa, KY; three granddaughters Alisha Bolen, Montanna Sergent, and Shelby Fouts; and two grandsons Travis Gibson and Tanner Fouts, and two great grandsons Grayson Bolen and Braylen Sergent. He also leaves behind three brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 15 at 1:00 pm at the Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church Kite, KY.

Friends may visit the family any time after 6:00 pm on Thursday July 13 until time of services on Saturday at the Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church Kite, KY. Burial will follow in the Jonah Hall Cemetery at Kite, KY.

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

 

Brenton Nicholas Kidd

1984 -- 2017

Brenton Nicholas Kidd, 33, of Fallsburg, Ky. passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his home.

Brenton was born March 17, 1984 in Ashland, Kentucky the son of Angela Anita Elaine DeLong Kidd and the late George B. Kidd. Brenton was a huge fan of UK Basketball. In addition to his father George B. Kidd, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, FB Kidd, Sr. and Imogene Kidd.

Survivors include, his mother, Angela Kidd of Fallsburg, Ky.; brother, Ryan Darby Kidd of Fallsburg, Ky.; Maternal Grandparents, Faye and Arland DeLong of Louisa, Ky; and a host of Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 9:00 PM Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

The family asks in lieu of flowers donations be made to Young funeral Home 201 W. Main Street Louisa, Ky 41230 for burial expenses.

Dorseen Snow

1947 -- 2017

Dorseen Snow, 70, of Genoa, WV passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Dorseen was born January 20, 1947 in Blackey, Kentucky a daughter of the late Steve Griffie and the Late Drucilla Pratt Griffie Halcomb. Dorseen was a retired laborer for Honda.

In addition to her parents, Dorseen was preceded in death by her step-father, Emery Halcomb.

Survivors include her loving husband, whom she married in September of 1964, Franklin Steward Snow of Genoa, WV; four children, Adena (Kelly Dwiggins) Snow of Genoa, WV; Emery Snow of Genoa, WV; Anna (Johnny Williamson) of Webb, WV; and Tammy (Doug) Beeney of Genoa, WV; three brothers, Dallas Griffie, Steve Griffie Jr., Adrian Halcomb all of Cleveland, Ohio; six grandchildren, Christy, Charles, Steven, Eric, Kayla, Karla, and Matthew; Four great grandchildren, Nikki, CJ, Granger and Jackson.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow at the Snow Cemetery, Genoa, WV.

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 9:00 PM Friday, July 14, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel

 

Clyde W. Lambert

1924 -- 2017

NORFOLK – Clyde Willard Lambert, 93, passed away July 9, 2017, surrounded by family.

He was a native of Louisa, Kentucky, son of the late Edmund and Eliza Hardin Lambert. He was predeceased by his wife, Ina Wilson Lambert and two brothers, Karl W. Lambert of Chesapeake, VA and William J. Lambert of Virginia Beach, VA.

He is survived by his devoted sister, Lois Lambert Fluty; two brothers, Edmund Lambert of Louisa, KY and C. H. Lambert and wife, Betty, of Virginia Beach, VA; and a host of nephews, nieces, and longtime friends.

A Journeyman Printer, he retired from Landmark’s Virginian Pilot.

The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Dr. Chapel on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Following the visitation here, Clyde will be transported to Young Funeral Home, Louisa, KY for services at 2:00 pm Friday, July 14, 2017 and burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Family will receive friends from 1:00pm until time of service on Friday at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com or www.youngfuneralhome.com

 

Truman Dalton

1944 -- 2017

Truman Dalton, 73, from Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord Sunday morning July 9, 2017. Mr. Dalton was born and raised in Martin County KY. He is survived by his wife Anna (Pack) Dalton currently residing at Mountain Manor of Paintsville, KY.

Truman is preceded in death by his parents Auxier and Rosie (Hammonds) Dalton, his three brothers Floyd, Alvin, and Boyd Dalton.

He is survived by his three sisters, Virginia (Harold) Pack, Nellie (Herb) Dials, and Allene (Grover) Murphy all of Martin County. Truman is also survived by his five children Anthony (Carolyn) Dalton, Sandra Jeffers, Jerri Wright, Kimberly (Bill) Marcum, and Sabrina (Chester) Spence. He has nine grandchildren Bradley and Joshua Haney, Justin and Coty Preece, Kyle and Chelsea Spence, Ashley Dindal, Kayla Moore and Tiffany Marcum. He is also survived by nine great grandchildren

Truman graduated from Warfield High School. He served in the United States Navy for ten years. He also retired from the coal mines.

Funeral services for Truman will be conducted at Wilson Funeral Home in Louisa, KY on Wednesday July 12 at 1:00 pm. Final resting place will be at Riverview Memorial Gardens on US 23 in 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.

M. Elaine Spears 'Granny' Ratliff

1921 -- 2017

M. Elaine Spears Ratliff, lovingly known as “Granny,” died peacefully at the home of her daughter on July 6, 2017 in Titusville, FL at the age of 95.

Elaine was born on December 3, 1921 to Taylor and Bertha Philpott in Williamson, WV. She graduated from Ft. Gay High School and married Charles Spears who preceded her in death in 1953. Elaine worked as a postal clerk at the Ft. Gay Post Office, was a member of the Eastern Star and attended Ft. Gay United Methodist Church. She later married John Ratliff. They lived in Louisa, KY and Wheelersburg, OH before moving to Titusville, FL. where she lived out the remainder of her years and attended Truth Freewill Baptist Church.

Elaine is survived by her daughter, Sandra Spears New (Bob), her granddaughter Lisa New Landen (Jim) of Titusville, FL, grandson Robert New (Donna) of Berea, KY as well as 3 great grandchildren Austin Landen, Lindsey New Garrison (Daniel), and Joshua New, two great great grandchildren, Harper and Canaan Garrison and step granddaughter Bianca Ratliff Lycans (Steve) and children Sarah and SJ of Louisa, KY. She will also be missed by a niece Donna Sue Maynard Harbaugh (Paul) of Mansfield, OH.

She was preceded in death by her parents Taylor and Bertha Philpott, her sister Elizabeth Maynard, her spouses Charles Spears and John Ratliff and her nephew David Maynard.

Visitation hours for Elaine Spears Ratliff will be 6:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesday, July 12 at Young Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Maynard officiating the ceremony. Burial will follow at Fort Gay Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV

The family would like to thank her caregivers, April, Sharon, Sue, Michelle, and Janice. We also are very thankful for Hospice of St Francis who provided the best care possible. Donations may be made in Elaine's name to Hospice of St Francis at 1250-B Grumman Place, Titusville, FL. 32780

 

Victor Hooley 

1955 -- 2017

Victor Hooley 62 of Blaine, KY passed away Saturday July 8, 2017 at the Three Rivers Medical Center ER.

Victor was born June 21, 1955 at Columbus, OH the son of the late Norman and Mary Viola Ratliff Hooley. He was a disabled foreman for the Electicon Company. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Melissa Watts Hooley who died in 2016.

Survivors include three daughters; Lana Starr and husband Kevin of Blaine, Cory Moore also of Blaine, and Kelsey Hooley of Jackson, KY; two sons Brian Hooley and wife Eden and Victor Matthew Hooley all of Blaine; six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday July 11th at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Austin officiating. Burial will follow in the Hooley Cemetery on Wilbur Road Blaine, KY.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Darrell Glen Brewer Jr.

1967 -- 2017

Darrell Glen Brewer Jr, 50, of Prichard, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

Born January 27, 1967 in Louisa, he was the first of three children born to Darrell and Etta (Patton) Brewer. He was preceded in death by his loving grandparents, Bill and Sis Brewer, and Perry (Jim) and Florence Patton; a very special niece, McKenzie Sha’ Brewer; and a nephew, Danny Staley.

In addition to his parents, Darrell Jr. is survived by his children, Caitlin Johnson and Darrell Glen (Trey) Brewer III, and their mother, Lisa Brewer; his siblings Steven Brewer (Sonya) and Jennifer Haywood (Andrew), all of Prichard. He is also survived by nieces and nephews that he adored: Kayla Brody (Danny); Will, Ben and Megan Clayton; Kierra Sowards; Christy Smith (Jeramy); Kenzleigh, Kasen and Brynleigh Brody; Gunner and Dannika Smith, and Austin and Nate Haywood. Also, Genevieve, Greg and Reta Staley, who he loved dearly; many uncles, aunts and cousins, and his faithful dog, Dora.

If love could have saved him, he would still be here with us, for he was greatly loved by his big, wonderful family. His children were his greatest pride and he loved them both without comparison. He was the uncle who truly adored and was adored in return, teaching them to ride bicycles, dirt bikes and go-carts in granny and papaw’s front yard, doing his Donald Duck voice for the babies and spoiling them with gifts and candy. He loved adventure and speed; he loved cars and was a gifted mechanic. He went out of his way to help those he saw in need. He had a big, generous heart.

Visitation will take place Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Prichard Freewill Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at the church, Sunday, July 9, at 11 a.m., and will be conducted by Bro. Ray Vance. Burial will follow at his family cemetery on Queens Creek Rd. in Prichard.

Arrangements by Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.

Robert Eric “Robbie” Spears

1976 -- 2017

Robert Eric “Robbie” Spears, 41, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Thursday July 6, 2017.

Robbie was born Feb. 13, 1976 in Huntington, WV the son of Robert “Buck” and Patty Copley Spears. He was a diesel mechanic with West Virginia Trucking.

Survivors include his parents Buck and Patty Spears of Fort Gay WV, a son Lacy Spears of Fort Gay, a sister Lisa Methax and husband Jimmy also of Fort Gay, a niece Mackenzie Methax, and a nephew Josh Methax, his Paternal Grandfather Willie Spears of Fort Gay, and a host of loved ones.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday July 9 at 2:00 pm at the Salt Petre Community Church with Rev. Richard Maynard and Rev. Darrin Fetherolph officiating. Burial will follow in the Birdie Copley Cemetery Fort Gay, WV.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

Larry Stevens 

1946 -- 2017

Larry Stevens, 70, of Lowmansville, KY passed away Tuesday July 4, 2017 at Three Rivers Medical Center ER following a long illness.

Larry was born July 7, 1946 at Louisa, the son of the late Harold and Bessie Akers Stevens. He is also preceded in death by a sister Betty Jean Borders. Larry was a disabled coal miner and a United States Army Veteran.

Survivors include his loving wife Sheila Brown Stevens; a brother Harold “Scottie” Stevens of River, KY; three sisters Brenda Vanhoose and Sue Cole both of Lowmansville, KY and Cathy Havens of Paintsville, KY; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 8th at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. James Vanhoose officiating. Burial will follow in the Hanners Cemetery on Nelson Branch.

Friends may visit the family on Friday July 7th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

David Austin Henderson

1956 – 2017

David Austin Henderson, 60, passed away at Kings Daughters Medical Center Monday, July 3, 2017.

He was born September 4, 1956 in Ashland, Ky., the son of the late William and Marie Henderson. He was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Henderson and a nephew, Timmy Henderson.

Surviving are his loving wife of 40 years, Diana Hughes Henderson, a daughter, Althea Henderson, a son, Joshua Henderson all of Louisa, Ky., a brother, Tom (Connie) Henderson of Catlettsburg, Ky., two sisters, Mary Sue Driver of Lexington, Ky.,Shirley Bennett of Indiana. Three nephews, Scott Driver, Tommy Henderson, Kenton Henderson. Three nieces, Shirley Lee, Sharla, and Sherry.

David was retired from AEP. He preached the gospel for more than 30 years. He was a man of faith and devoted to his wife and family.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Noah Wilks, Rev. Jerry Hughes and Rev. Gordan Crisp officiating. Burial will follow at the Henderson Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be held 5:00 until 8:00 pm Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Larry Wray Hardwick

1940 -- 2017

Larry Wray Hardwick, 76, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at his home in Louisa.

He was born December 10, 1940, in Louisa, the son of the late George Hubert and Maude Ellen Vaughan Hardwick. Larry was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Wayne Hardwick and Don Harold Hardwick.

Surviving are his wife, Thelma Lee Slone Hardwick; three daughters, Mrs Valarie Maynard (Brad), Mrs Vanessa Pfeiffer (Brett), and Mrs Valetta Browne (Wesley); brother- in- law and sister- in- law, Eddie A. and Sandy Slone; special nephew and niece, Brian Slone (Layla) and Jennifer Slone; and six beloved grandchildren, Logan A. (Alex) Hardin, Rachel Hardin, Barrett Browne, Slone Pfeiffer, Aiden Pfeiffer, and Grady Browne.

Friends may call 6:00 until 9:00 PM, Friday, June 30, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel, with funeral services at 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 1, 2017, At Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.

 

Clarence Henley West 

1940 -- 2017

Clarence Henley West, 76, of Grayson, KY passed away Tuesday June 27, 2017 at Stanton, KY following a long illness.

Clarence was born Nov. 11, 1940 at Sandy Hook, KY the son of the late Barton and Audie Sparks West.

Survivors include three sisters Sandra Kelley of Webbville, KY, Janet Bates of Greenup, KY, and Onita Hester of Portland, TN; two brothers Vernon West of Texas and Wendell West of Williamsport, OH.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday June 29 at 11:00 am at the East Carter Memory Gardens at Grayson, KY.


Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Carmie Thompson 

1931 -- 2017

Carmie Thompson, 85, of Fort Gay, West Virginia passed away Sunday June 25, 2017 surrounded by friends and family at Oakmont Manor in Flatwoods, KY. Mr. Thompson was born July 25, 1931.

He was preceded in death by his parents Wayne and Sarah Thompson, a loving wife Emma, three brothers Luther, Glenn, and Vernon, and three sisters Hazel Fugett, Marthia Thompson and Mable Thompson.

Carmie is survived by two sisters, Stella Marcum, and Nella Damron and one brother Charles Wayne Thompson. Carmie is also survived by two children Carmie and (Donna) Thompson of Fort Gay, WV, and Mary (Joe) Cook of Louisa, KY, six grandchildren Crystal Moon, Joe Matthew Cook, Tiffany Goodrich, June Maynard, Benjamin Thompson and one grandson who won't be here to say goodbye Harley Thompson, currently enlisted in the Army at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Carmie is also survived by eight Great-Grandchildren Tyler, Samantha, Rachel, Alyssa, Emma, Hayden, Sarah, and Brooks.

Carmie will be especially missed by his friends at Chapel House in Grayson, Ky., and Oakmont Manor in Flatwoods, Ky. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Oakmont Manor for the exemplary care Carmie was given in his last year of life.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday June 27 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Maynard and Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Copley Cemetery on Trace Branch Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family on Monday June 26th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Charley Edwin Booth

1934 -- 2017

Charley Edwin Booth, 83, of Louisa passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Ky.

Charley was born on April 15, 1934 to the late Everette and Tennie Booth. He was also preceded in death by his wife of twenty six years, Audrey Burgess Booth; stepdaughter, Leah Burgess Davis and sister; Anna Louise Booth.

Charley served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He monitored Soviet Radio Communications while with the Signal Corp in Ethiopia.
Charley was a retired math professor, teaching advanced math for nearly thirty years at Paul Blazer High School. After retiring from P.B.H.S., he taught at Shawnee State University. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Louisa.

Survivors include his sister Eleanor Smith of West Jefferson, Ohio; daughters Jane Burgess Wallen (Dave) of Louisa; stepson Jeff Burgess (Kathy) of Lexington; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; nephew Mark Smith and niece Vicki Ramga.

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, June 28th at 1:00 pm at FUMC in Louisa with Reverend Scot Hoeksema and Reverend Mark Smith officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 PM.


In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or First United Methodist Church 202 W. Main Street, Louisa, Ky. 41230

Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.