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Mary Lou Pauley

1940 - 2015

Mary Lou Pauley, 74, of Ironton Ohio passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born June 17, 1940 in Louisa, Ky. a daughter of the late Willie Reed and Rinda Reed Hopson. She was a retired nurses aide. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn Pauley; son, John Branham; grandson, Chris Branham; brothers, John Sherman Reed, Willie Reed, Frank Reed, Don Reed and Phil Reed.

Survivors include her children, David Branham of South Point, Ohio; Berinda (Joey) Pack of Lexington, Ky.; Bobby Joe (Janie) Branham of Brenhem, Texas; James (Judy) Carlisle, Penn.; Mack (Pam) Branham of Fort Gay, W.V.; Carlos "Bo" Hutchinson of Ironton, Ohio; Brother, Joe (Glenna) Reed of Cherryville, Ky.; 14 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 pm Monday, May 25, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Louisa with Rev. Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow at the Fairchild/Lemaster Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Sunday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Gideons International P.O. Box 355 Louisa, Ky. 41230

Douglas Scott “Scottie” Senters

1975 - 2015

Douglas Scott “Scottie” Senters, 39, of Louisa, KY passed away Sunday May 17, 2015 at Saint Mary’s Medical Center following a brief illness. 

Scottie was born Nov. 19, 1975 in Ashland, KY the son of Douglas M. and Sherry Adams Senters. He was a disabled coal truck driver.

Survivors include his wife Angeleah Maynard Senters; parents Doug and Sherry Senters of Louisa, daughter Mahala Senters of Huntington, WV, three sons Steven Senters and Tyler Senters both of Huntington, WV and Weston Senters of Louisa, KY, and a step son Brantley Maynard; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Friday May 22 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Jessie Adams Family Cemetery at Ulysses, KY.

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

Walter Ray "Wally" Smith

1963 - 2015

Walter Ray "Wally" Smith, 51, of Prichard, WV passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

He was born July 30, 1963 in Louisa, Ky. a son of Bonnie Bellomy Smith and the late Samuel R. Smith. He was owner operator of Tug River Lumber Co.. Wally was a member and pastored for nearly 30 years at Community Chapel Church, he was a member of Bass and Buddies Fishing Club.

Wally leaves behind his loving wife of 33 years, Carol Hall Smith of Prichard, WV.; his mother, Bonnie Smith of Fort Gay, WV.; son, Sam Smith of Berkley Springs, WV.; daughter, Crystal (Jay) Sullivan of Prichard, WV.; brothers, Jimmy Smith and Robbie Smith both of Fort Gay, WV.; Wally was a very special Pap to three grandchildren, Mikaila, Jonah, and Peyton.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Noah Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at the Community Chapel Cemetery, Prichard, WV..

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Thursday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Wilbur "Doc" Queen

Wilbur "Doc" Queen, 79, of Louisa, Ky. husband of Juanita Queen, passed away May 19, 2015 at his home.

Son of the late Alfonzo and Edna Mae Holbrook Queen.

Graveside services will be conducted 12:00 noon Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Adkins Cemetery off Rt. 3 Five Forks Hill, Louisa, Ky.

Sarah DeBoard

1940 - 2015

Sarah DeBoard, 75, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Tuesday May 19, 2015 at her home following a brief illness.

Sarah was born Feb. 16, 1940 at Wayne, WV the daughter of the late Golden and Gertrude Staley Smith. She was homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include her loving husband Ed DeBoard; three daughters Ruth (Mike) Meredith and Lisa DeBoard all of Columbus, Ohio, Goldie (Randy) Swinning of Plain City, Ohio; two sons John (Lisa) DeBoard of Louisa, KY and Jason (Michelle) DeBoard of London, Ohio; a brother Bascom Smith of Lavellate, WV; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday May 21 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Ratliff and Rev. Greg Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in the Myrtle Chapel Cemetery.

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

Joseph Dane Carter 

1937 - 2015

Joseph Dane Carter, 78, of Gallipolis, Ohio formerly of Lawrence County KY passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.

Graveside services will be conducted on Tuesday May 19 at 2:00 pm at the Yatesville Memorial Gardens in Louisa, KY with Pastor John Jackson officiating.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Gene Arthur Frazier 

1938 - 2015

Gene Arthur Frazier, 76, of Rush, KY passed away Friday May 15, 2015 at his home following a brief illness.

Gene was born June 18, 1938 in Louisa, KY the son of the late Arthur and Wilda Coffey Frazier. He was a retired Boyd County Ford service department employee and of the Methodist Faith.

Survivors include his loving wife Joan Hughes Frazier, a son and daughter in law Michael Gene and Beth Frazier also of Rush; a granddaughter Wilhelmina Maizie Frazier, three sisters Sue Fryer and husband Bob of Hamilton, Oh, Elizabeth Smith of Columbia, SC, and Sally Jo Prichard of Rush, KY; and a special friend Zach Shavers. 

Funeral services will be held on Monday May 18 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ritchie Gindlesperger officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit from 11:00 am Monday until time of services at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

 Marie Isaac 

1926 - 2015

Marie Isaac, 88, of Clearfield, KY passed away Tuesday May 12, 2015 at the St Claire Medical Center following a long illness.

Marie was born July 20, 1926 at Chattaroy, WV the daughter of the late Carl and Maude Selby Crabtree. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Everett Isaac, a son Charles Isaac, and three brothers Carl Jr. Crabtree, Herbert Crabtree, and Buck Crabtree.

Survivors include five daughters; Dorothy Rhodes of Barboursville, WV, Wanda Littleton and husband Richard of Olive Hill, KY, Bonnie Carroll and husband Mike also of Olive Hill, Darlene Fowler and husband Ewing of Louisa, KY, and Michelle Brown of Salt Lick, KY; two sons Dale Isaac and wife Marchelle and Fred Isaac and wife Wendy all of Morehead, KY; a sister Fannie Kitts of Martel, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday May 16 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Crabtree-Thompson Cemetery at Fort Gay, Wv. 

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

Callie Elizabeth Gambill

1914 - 2015

Callie Elizabeth Gambill, 100, of Catlettsburg, KY formerly of Blaine, Ky passed away May 13, 2015 at the Trinity Station Retirement Center following a brief illness.  

Callie was born September 29, 1914 at Stanton, KY the daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth Swango Stephens. She was a retired Lawrence County School Teacher with 32 years of service a past member of the Blaine Eastern Star and a member of the Old Orchard Christian Church in Ashland, KY. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Paul Gambill who died in 1966, a son Roger Gambill, siblings Henry Stephens, Marion Stephens, Nellie Stephens, Jane Wallace, Clemma Elliott, Rose Willoughby, Fannie McIntyre, Helen Conley, and Stella Willoughby.

Survivors include her daughter Sara Childers and husband David R. of Catlettsburg, KY; grandson Paul Childers also of Catlettsburg; three great grandchildren Marissa Childers, Teagan Childers, and Justin Stevens.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday May 15 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Hill Cemetery at Louisa, KY.

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

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Old Orchard Christian Church 3600 Blackburn Ave. Ashland, KY 41101.

Dallas Robinson

1942 - 2015

Dallas Robinson, 72, of Fort Gay, WV. husband of Irene Parsley Robinson passed away May 11, 2015 at Kings Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Ky.

He was born in Fort Gay, WV on August 5, 1942 a son of the late Edgar and Mona Thompson Robertson. He was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Adkins, 6 brothers, Harold Ray, Jackie, Lanny Dale, Teddy Lee, and Paul Robertson, all of Fort Gay, WV and Edgar Robertson Jr. of Mansville, Ohio.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Irene Parsley Robinson; one sister, Darlene Sluss of Prichard, WV; several special nieces and nephews and several special friends.

Before he became disabled, he loved hunting, fishing, gardening, sports, and especially the Tolsia Rebels. He was a member of the Oak Grove Church, and a member of the Vinson Masonic Lodge #66 AM&FM both of Fort Gay, WV.. Dallas retired from the Wayne County Board of Education where he worked for the maintenance dept.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Young Funeral Home Chapel, in Louisa, Ky. Burial services will be at Christian Cemetery, left fork of Big Hurricane Creek Rd. Fort Gay, WV. Officiating will be Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus, Rev. Noah Robertson and Dr. Mark Workman.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Oak Grove Church or the church of choice.

Visitation will be 4:00 til 9:00 pm Wednesday at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky. 

Elector Pack Horn

1944 - 2015

Elector Jean (Pack ) Horn, 71, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord and join her husband, Reverend Claude Horn, on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 3:47 pm, surrounded by her family.

She was a member of the New Friendship United Baptist Church since July 8, 1965, and a devoted housewife and mother.

Elector was born March 6, 1944 in Lovely, KY to the late Auxier and Sarah Pack. Along with her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Tony Curtis; one grandson, Brian Andrew Ward; and two sisters, Rebecca Dingess and Debbie Young.

She is survived by one sister, Maddlene Roberts, two brothers, Sammy Pack and Donald Pack; seven children: James (Cheryl) Horn, Linda (Mitchell) Copley, Rev. Michael (Vickie) Horn, Kenny (Kim) Horn, Clyde (Barb) Horn, Rebecca Rose Horn, and Donna (Frankie) Caudill; 15 grandchildren: Ashley & James, Andrea & Mitch, Brittany, Tiffany, & Michaelea, Kendra & Colton, Shantelle & Corey, Kelli & Tyler, Amber & Kelsey; 11 great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and a special friend, Louvella Marcum.

Our loss is truly Heaven’s gain.

Friends may visit beginning at 6pm on Wednesday, May 13 at New Friendship United Baptist Church.

Funeral services will also be held at New Friendship, on Thursday May 14 at 2pm.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Carolyn Elizabeth Murphy

1944 - 2015

Carolyn Elizabeth Murphy, 70, of Catlettsburg, Ky. passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015 at her home.

She was born September 30, 1944 in Louisa, Ky. a daughter of the late Herman and Sarah Elizabeth Smith Murphy. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers, Delbert Murphy, Clayton Murphy and Roger Murphy; sisters, Willa Demmings and Marie Ortman;

Survivors include, brothers, Robert Murphy of Fallsburg, Ky.; Charles Murphy of Chillicothe, Ohio; sisters, Lois (Eddie) Chaffin of Columbus, Ohio; Herma Coons of Chillicothe, Ohio; Carrie Smith of Bainbridge, Ohio; Kathy (Larry) Bryant of Catlettsburg, Ky.; Naomi Scott of Fallsburg, Ky.; Ruth (Joe) Childers of Louisa, Ky.; Alma (Howard) Preston Louisa, Ky.; Peggy Bowen of Louisa, Ky. She will be missed by all.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Danny Clarkston officiating. Burial will follow at Murphy Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Saturday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Deanna Robertson

1941 - 2015

Deanna Robertson, age 73, passed Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at her home in Fort Gay West Virginia surrounded by her husband and kids.  Mrs. Robertson was born September 7, 1941 in Louisa, KY, the daughter of the late Oliver "Coon" and the late Effie (Crabtree) Mounts.

She was a Homemaker, Cosmetologist and had a passion for making quilts. 

She is survived by her Loving husband Delbert Robertson whom she married on January 17, 1959. Also five daughters: Lisa (Jesse) Young of Strawberry Plains, TN, Susie (Greg) Damron of Fort Gay, Pam Ferguson of Louisa, Debbie (Garry) Tackett of Paintsville and Brenda  Campbell and Husband Chuck of Catlettsburg Ky. Also surviving are two sons: Danny Robertson and wife Tina of Catlettsburg and Delbert Jr Robertson and wife Nellie of Louisa, Ky. Mrs. Robertson also leaves behind 16 Grandchildren and 14 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 am on Saturday May 9, 2013 at the Wilson Funeral Home Louisa Ky. Burial will follow in the Robertson Cemetery in Fort Gay West Virginia. Rev. Tom Kitts will be officiating.

Friends may call Friday May 8, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home

All arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home. “Our family serving your family”

Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

Elizabeth Sammons

1945 - 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Elizabeth Susan “Libby” Delong Sammons, age 69, passed away peacefully at home after a three year battle with cancer on Sunday, May 3, 2015.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Capital City Christian Church with Dr. Steve Pattison officiating.  Family and friends will be received at the church prior to the service beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

An additional Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Louisa United Methodist Church with visitation beginning at noon.  Interment will follow in Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

A native of Louisa, Kentucky, she was born October 13, 1945.  She was the only child of Arvel Delong and the late Garna Sena Manda Rose Delong.  She was a retired employee of the Local Health Services Branch, Department of Public Health, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and remained a dedicated advocate for public health services.   Libby was a devoted member of Capital City Christian Church.  She was an avid reader, enjoyed following the UK basketball teams, was a gifted pianist and will be fondly remembered by her many piano students.

Libby is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, John M. Sammons; her children, David A. Blair (Cathy), Lawrenceburg, Susann Barrett (Mark), Hilliard, OH, Kristi King (John), Honey Brook, PA, Kobey Ruppert (Melinda), Mechanicsville, MD, Kami Groft (Gino), Hanover, PA, Kelly Ruppert (Cheli), Kyle, TX;  and 13 grandchildren.  In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Brogan Kade Ruppert.

Her family encourages expressions of sympathy to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, Frankfort, KY and Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.  Condolences may be shared via the online guestbooks at www.harrodbrothers.com and www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com   

Ronald Glenn Scribner

1953 - 2015

Ronald Glenn Scribner, 61, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015 at his home.

He was born September 20, 1953 in Brown City, MI a son of the late Billy Edward and Helen Geneva Curtis Scribner. He was a retired Union Laborer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by, step-son, Michael Boyd; and sister, Carol White.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Juanita Harmon of Louisa, Ky.; daughters, Melissa McKiney of Vero Beach, Fla.; Chasity Didio of Tampa, Fla.; sons, Daniel and Ronald Scribner of Florence, Kentucky; step-son, Mark Harmon of Lexington, Ky.; Step-mother, Alice Scribner of NC; brothers, Edward Bill Scribner of Spout Springs, NC; Roger Scribner of Jackson, MI; sisters, Jill Lindquist of Deland, Fla.; Sandy Campbell of Port Orange, Fla.; Patty McPhall of Mesa, Arizona; Theresa Wilkinson of Deland, Fla.; 9 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 pm Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

George B. Kidd

1964 - 2015 

George B. Kidd, 50 of Fallsburg, KY passed away Saturday May 2, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital following a brief illness.

George was born June 9, 1964 at Honaker, KY the son of the late F. B. Kidd Sr. and Ima Jean Case Kidd. He was a self-employed carpenter.

Survivors include his loving wife Angela Delong Kidd, two sons Brenton and Ryan Kidd both at home; three brothers Osmund Kidd Sr. Darrell Kidd, and F. B. Kidd Jr.; two sisters Della Gearhart and Goldie Newsome.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday May 5 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call after 11:00 am Tuesday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.

Howard “Hardrock” Hardin 

1937 - 2015 

Howard “Hardrock” Hardin, 77, of Louisa, Ky went to be with the Lord on Friday May 1, 2015 following a brief illness.

Howard was born May 23, 1937 in Lawrence County, the son of the late Floyd and Manda Moore Hardin. He was a former Louisa Carpet Mill employee and a coal truck driver. Howard was also a member of the Chandlersville F&AM 858 lodge and a member of the Oak Grove Church.

Survivors include his loving wife of 50 ½ years Faye McKenzie Hardin, two sons and daughters in law Terry and Donna Hardin and Mark and Tammy Hardin all of Louisa, two grandsons Derek Hardin and Ethan Hardin, a brother Billy Earl Hardin also of Louisa.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday May 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call after 5:00 pm Sunday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

   

Kelly Stroud

1952 - 2015

Kelly Stroud, 62, of Belle, WV passed away Tuesday April 28, 2015 at the CMAC Medical Center.

Kelly was born Nov. 24, 1952 at Dunlow, WV the son of Jessie Mae Chapman and the late Wayne Stroud. He was a coal miner for Princess Beverly Coal Company at Cabin Creek, WV.

Survivors include his loving wife Kathy Svach Stroud, two daughters Mandy (Donald) Cavender of Marmet, WV and Lori Stroud of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; a son Adam (Lacy) Stroud of Fort Campbell, KY; three grandchildren Ethan Cavender, Owen Cavender, and Mia Nakayama; four brothers Wayne (Deanna) Stroud of Mitchie, Tn, Roy Lee (Karla) Stroud of Savannah, Tn, Chester (Darla) Stroud of Catlettsburg, KY, and Tim ( Kathy) Stroud also of Catlettsburg, KY; four sisters Betty Ferguson of Savannah, Tn, Brookie (Darrell) Meade of Beauty, KY, Patricia     (Phillip) Smith of Catlettsburg, KY and Elizabeth Rice of Pick Wick, Tn.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday May 1, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Wilbanks officiating. Burial will follow in the Collier-Stroud Cemetery at Catlettsburg, KY.

Friends may call on Thursday April 30, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Highway 2565 Louisa, KY.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project  P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Ks 66675.

James Duddley “Doug” Hardin

1928 - 2015

James Duddley “Doug” Hardin 87 of Louisa, KY passed away Sunday April 26, 2015 after a long illness.

Doug was born April 1, 1928 at Gallup, KY the son of the late Harvey and Bessie Moore Hardin. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Helen Wava Brooks Hardin who died in 2006; two brothers Floyd and Tom Hardin and also two sisters Elizabeth Bearess and Virginia Hardin Romonie. Doug was the owner of Hardin’s Used Cars for over 50 years and a construction worker.

Survivors include three daughters Doris Jean (Herb) Roberts of Ashland, KY, Betty (Tom) Burgess and Anna (Russell)  McKenzie all of Louisa; a son Tom Trimble of Ashland, KY; a sister Ann ( Willard) Salyers of Johnstown, OH; caregivers Connie Boyd, Donna Blevins, and Nanny York and two special friends Ellis Burk and David Smith; 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday April 29 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Brad Dutton officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens. Friends may call after 5:00 pm Tuesday April 28 at the Wilson Funeral Home.

   The family would like to give a special Thank You to the Hospice Caregivers.

   Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Harry Robinson

1928 - 2015

Harry Nighbert Robinson, 86, of Chattanooga, Tennessee joined his family in heaven on Tuesday, April 21st.

He was preceded in death by his father, Warren Robinson, his mother, Madge Robinson, brothers, Warren Harrison Robinson, Joe Robinson and sisters, Helen Delores "Dee" Garland and Faye Sparks.  

Survivors include brother Ballard Robinson (Ohio) and sister Satchie Robinson (Ohio).

Harry was born on November 14, 1928 in Scotsdale, West Virginia but spent most of his life in Zelda, Kentucky.  He served 22 years in the United States Air Force which included six tours throughout the Korean and Vietnam wars.  He was best known as "Uncle Harry" to all who knew him.  He loved golf and woodworking but most of all spending time with his family. 

 Funeral services were planned for April 24th at 11:00 a.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home with Robbie Holt, senior pastor of North Shore Fellowship officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday prior to the service.  

Should friends desire, contributions may be made to Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 3111 Kelly's Ferry Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419.

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343. 423-531-3975

Louis Penley

1951 - 2015

Louis Penley, 64, of Fort Gay, WV, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington, WV. 

Louis was born March 2, 1951 in Chicago, IL. He is the son of the late Bruce and the late Evelyn (Page) Penley.  

He was an Entrepreneur.  

He is survived by one daughter, Tracy Richardson of Pontiac, IL and one son, Louis Wayne Penley of New Lebanon, OH; Brother of one sister, Barbara Copley of Fort Gay, WV and one brother, Bruce Penley of Lavallete, WV; he also has six grandchildren. 

Burial will be at 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Saint Anne Cemetery in St. Anne, IL   

Friends may call  Wednesday, April 22 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home of Louisa Ky.

Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

All arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home

Lawrence C. Copley

1930 - 2015

Lawrence C. Copley, 84, of Crum, W.V. passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

He was born September 18, 1930 in Myrtle, WV. a son of the late Lawrence C. and Nancy Ann Williamson Copley. He was a heavy equipment operator and was a born again Christian.

Survivors include, his loving wife of 61 years, Ernestine Crum Copley of Crum, WV.; two daughters, Diana (Larry) Bowen of Dunlow, W.V.; Brenda Carol Muncy of Crum, W.V.; son, James Kenneth (Earlene) Copley of Crum, W.V.; grandchildren, Joe (Sheila) Bowen of Fort Gay, WV.; Michelle Bowen of Charleston, SC.; Stephanie (Dave) Copley of Stepptown, WV.; Aaliaha Rose Copley of Crum, W.V. Also, Great Grandchildren; Elizabeth Brooke Bowen, Joey Bowen, Josh Bowen, Brianna Lucas and Hailey Lucas.

Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 am Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Copley's Green Pastures, Crum, WV. with Evangelist Teddy Preston and Rev. Pamela Waller officiating. 

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Wednesday at Young Funeral Home.

Raymond Davis

1930 - 2015

Raymond Davis, 85, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky.

Raymond was born March 24, 1930 in Pilgrim, Kentucky a son of the late Ked and Jessie Fitzpatrick Davis. He retired with 36 years of service at the Mountaineer Gas Company, he was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of Zebulon Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers; Junior, Jimmy, and Calvin,  three sisters; Leland, Gaye, and Patsy.

Survivors include, his loving wife of 61 years, Emily Faye Davis of Louisa, Ky.; one son, Lionel Lee Davis of Louisa, Ky.; daughters, Cheryl (Teddy) McCoy of Lenore, WV; Dianna L. (Jerry) Colegrove also of Lenore, WV; Teresa Brown of Prestonsburg,, Ky.; sisters, Linda Anderson of Columbus, Ohio; Judy Davis of Flatwoods, Ky.; 12 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tom Harding officiating. Burial will follow at the Lemaster Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Tuesday at Young Funeral Home.

Lanny Barker

1957 - 2015

Lanny Barker 57 of Blaine, KY passed away Thursday April 16, 2015.

Lanny was born July 9, 1957 at Louisa, the son of the late William Richard and Edith Wheeler Barker. He was a maintance supervisor at Three Rivers Medical center and of the Bapist Faith. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son Curtis Barker.

Survivors include his wife Robin West Barker; a son Jeffrey Barker of Allen, Texas, a step son Mark West of Blaine, KY and a step daughter Karri Ross also of Blaine; 10 grandchildren Hailee Pannell, Bayli Barker, Jacoby Ross, Mark West, Gabriel Barker, Caleb Barker, Dylan Barker, Marlee West, Mason West, and Noah Barker; two sisters Donna Gillium and Joann Roberts both of Louisa and a brother Danny Barker also of Louisa.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday April 21 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Osborne, Rev. Lenny Wheeler, and Bro. Chris Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Sparks Cemetery at Blaine, KY.

Friends may call from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Monday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Thelma Graham Wellman

1925 - 2015

Thelma Graham Wellman, 89, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born October 19, 1925 in Louisa, Ky , a daughter of the late Hobart and Jessie Moore Graham. Thelma was a cherished mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She was a homemaker, and a long standing member of the Freewill Baptist Church and a proud member of their Choir. Thelma and her husband Donald ran a reupholster shop in Louisa for many years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Wellman and son, Michael Wellman.

Survivors include, sons, Jerry (Barbara) Wellman of Phoenix, AR; David Wellman of Georgetown, Ky.; daughter, Vickie (Archie) Adkins of Zelda, Ky.; brothers, Claude Graham of Dayton, Ohio; Bill Graham of Florida; sister, Peggy Kauffman of Dayton, Ohio; 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Louisa Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Davis and Michael Wellman officiating. Burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery, Salt Petre, WV.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 8:00 pm Friday at Young Funeral Home.