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Helen Louise Lambert

1934 - 2014

Helen Louise Lambert, 79, of Zelda, Ky went to be with the Lord on July 31, 2014 at the Community Care Hospice Center.

Louise was born Dec. 13, 1934 in Chillicothe, OH the daughter of the late Kendal Forest and Inez Rebecca Bucy Blakeman. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Carl Lambert, a daughter Karletti Salmons and son Kenneth Lambert.

Louise loved the Buchanan Chapel Church where she played the piano for many years. She taught clogging and square dancing, and organized the Lawrence County Saturday Night Live and the Lawrence County Potato Festival which later became the Septemberfest.

Survivors include children Jeffrey and wife Sheila Lambert of Sandy Hook, KY, Gregory Allen Lambert of South Carolina, a daughter Carla L. and husband Rod Duncan of Zelda, KY; 7 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren; three sisters Ann Lutz, Maxine Hughes, and Bonnie Edgington; and a brother Forest Blakeman.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday Aug. 2nd at 1:00 pm at the Buchanan Chapel Church with Bro. Jeff Lambert and Bro. Keith Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Buchanan Chapel Cemetery at Zelda, KY.

Friends may call after 11:00 am Saturday and until time of services at the Buchanan Chapel Church.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Michael Lee Pope

1974 - 2014

Michael Lee Pope, 39, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at his home.

He was born November 6, 1974 in Louisa, Ky. a son of William Michael and Wanda Faye Maynard Pope. 

In addition to his parents, survivors include, one son, James William Lee Pope of Louisa, Ky.; sister, Barbara Ann (Jackie) Jude of River, Ky.; Grandmother, Delorise Pope of Louisa, Ky.; three nieces, Victoria Denise Jude, Melissa Marie Jude and Whitney Jacqualyne Jude. He grew up with Wayne and Crystal Marcum whom they claimed each other as brothers , and nephew Joshua.

Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 pm Monday, August 4, 2014 at New Friendship Church with Elder John Goble and Elder Michael Horn officiating. Burial will follow at the Pope/Hammond Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be after 12 noon on Saturday and all day Sunday at the church.

Juanita Preston

1940 - 2014

Juanita Preston, 74, of Ashland, KY. passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

She was born February 11, 1940 in Richardson, KY. a daughter of the late Clyde Bowling and Irene Davis Bowling Boyd. She was a housewife and a sales clerk. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by a great- grandchild, Jeana Yates; sister,  Jewell Abrams; brother-in-law, Lowell Webb, and step-father, Frank Boyd. 

Surviving is her husband, John A. Preston of Ashland, KY., daughter, Debbie and Tony Yates of Catlettsburg, KY., Sisters; Doris Preston of Louisa, KY., Carol Sue and Kenny Lacks of Worthington, KY., Darlene and Danny Sartin of Fort Gay, WV., Peggy and Delbert Fitch of Louisa, KY., Patricia and Keith Lacks of Russell, KY., Brothers; Billy Joe and Helen Boyd of Flatwoods, KY., Tommy and Connie Boyd of Richardson, KY., and Charles and Veronica Boyd of Greenup, KY., Step-Sister; Willa Margaret Webb of Lexington, KY., Grandson; Shawn and Becky Yates of Catlettsburg, KY. and special friends, Roger and Linda Chaffins.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the Golden Oaks Cemetery in Ashland, KY. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be 6-9 on Monday at the Young Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Community Hospice of Ashland, KY.


Larry Joe Scott

1952 - 2014

Larry Joe Scott, 62, of Fort Gay, W.V. passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at  Hospice House of Huntington.

He was born February 15, 1952 in Louisa, Ky. a son of the late Abel and Anna Mounts Scott. He was a laborer for N&S railroad for 33 years. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother, George Andrew Scott and sister, Barbara Gail Toler. 

Survivors include, his loving wife, Laura Dawson Scott of Fort Gay, W.V.; daughter, Jamie Alisa "Justin" Ratcliffe of Madison, Ala.; son, Christopher David "Rebekah" Scott of Louisa, Ky.; brother, James Randall "Swab" Scott of Wheelersburg, Ohio; sister, Edna Octavia Robertson of Mansfield, Ohio.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Monday, July 28, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Watts, Randy Ratliffe and Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will follow at the Chairenzelli Cemetery, Fort Gay, W.V.

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

Bill G. Damron

1933 - 2014

 

Bill G. Damron, 81, of Ashland, Ky. passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his summer home in Genoa, W.V.

He was born January 10, 1933 in Radnor, W.V. a son of the late Mose G. and Pearl Thompson Damron. He was a retired welding instructor for Ashland Vocational Technical College, and he was a United States Army veteran.

Survivors include his loving wife, Betty Ferguson Damron of Ashland, Ky.; one stepson, Jay C. Ferguson of Fredricktown, Ohio; 4 sisters, Betty (Bernard) Porter of Fort Gay, W.V.; Wanda (Morgan) Finley of Fort Gay, W.V.; Delores (Ed) Wrubell of Detroit, MI.; Virginia Hatfield of Albuquerque, New Mexico; three step grandchildren, Tim Ferguson, Shonnie Ferguson and Jayson Ferguson.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday, July 25, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor William Kirk and Randy Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Damron Cemetery, Genoa, W.V.

Visitation will be 9:00 am til time of service on Friday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Thomas Church

1952 - 2014

 

Thomas Church, 61, of Webbville, Ky. passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

He born November 10, 1952 in Webbville, Ky. a son of the late Lawrence and Jennie Marie Hylton Church. He was a truck driver.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Ann Church of Webbville, Ky.; two sons, Christopher Monroe Church of Willard, Ky.; Tommy Nicholas Church of Webbville, Ky.; three daughters, Jeanne Dawn Church ; Andrea Hogston; and Amy Greene all of Webbville, Ky.; two brothers, Max Hylton of Webbville, Ky.; Bill Church of Willard, Ky.; three sisters, Inez Church of Grayson, Ky.; Cynthia Rice of Ashland, Ky.; Sandy Gollihue of Willard, Ky.; 5 Grandchilden; 4 Great Grandchildren;

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ralph Hogston officiating. Burial will follow at Ratcliff - Church Cemetery, Willard, Ky.

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

Ray Williams

1921 - 2014

Ray Williams, 93, of Blaine, Ky. peacefully passed away at home Saturday, July 19, 2014.

Ray was born February 19, 1921 at Blevins, Ky. son of the late William S. Williams and Rena Boggs Williams.

He was preceded in death in 2012 by the love of his life for over 70 years, Juanita Ison Williams; one son in 2014, Billy Ray Williams; four brothers Virgil Williams, Delbert Williams, Lonnie Williams and Arnold Williams; one sister Opal Williams Caldwell.

Ray was a lifetime farmer, teacher, property developer, saw mill owner and operator, public servant, and a former Lawrence Co. Judge/Executive. He was a hard worker and took his work very seriously.

During the end of his college years at Morehead College, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. He served in the Phillipines during WWII.

Surviving Ray are his two children, Norma Miller, and Robert (Charlene) Williams both of Louisa; 7 grandchildren, Patricia (Denny) Hatfield, John (Tammy) Thompson, James Mondale Thompson, Christopher (Joanna) Williams, Denise (Dan) Farry, Chad (Patricia) Williams, and Kelli (Eddie) Dixon; 13 great grandchildren, Sarah and Aaron Hatfield, Bailey Thompson, KaSandra, Tommy and Trevor Thompson, Katie and Ellen Williams, Georgia, Morgan, and Lauren Ray Farry, Mallori Dixon, and Blaine Williams; 1 great-great grandchild, Noah Ray Herndon.

A joint funeral service for Ray and his wife, Juanita Williams will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Cains Creek Church on Cains Creek. Pastor Mike Roberts will officiate. Burial will be in the Boggs Family Cemetery on Cains Creek.

There is no visitation. Instead of flowers, donations may be sent to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of Louisa, Post 06103, PO Box 476 Louisa, Ky. 41230.

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Arlie Leon Branham

1935 - 2014

Arlie Leon Branham, 78, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

He was born December 28, 1935 in Fort Gay, W.V. a son of the late Melican and Maude Wellman Branham. He was a retired truck driver. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Virginia Sharlene Ramey Branham; two granddaughters, Cathie Roberts and Christina Spears; brother, Donald Branham.

Survivors include, wife, Mary Branham; son, Darrell (Pam) Branham; daughters, Hilda (Lee) Williams; Gilda (Clarence) Spears; Justine (Johnnie) King; Sheila Bowens; Vesta Branham; and Tara (James) Roberts all of Louisa, KY; Stepchildren, John (Cheryl) Walker of Morehead, KY; Elizabeth (David) Steele of Whiteplaines, Maryland; Paul (Lisa) Walker of Dayton, Ohio; brother, Jimmy Branham of Fort Gay, W.V.; sister, Dollie Thompson of Blair, VA; 14 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren and 6 Step Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Monday, July 21, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Richard Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at the Hardwick Cemetery, Fort Gay, W.V.

Visitation will be 3:00 til 9:00 pm Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Young Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.

Roy Lee "Speedy" Bowen

1950 - 2014

Roy Lee "Speedy" Bowen, 63, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2014 at his home.

He was born November 19, 1950 in Inez, Ky. a son of the late Rush Butts and the late Leona Davis Bowen. He was a farmer and was a member of Yatesville Church. In addition to his patents he was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Lynn and Roger Lee Bowen.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Peggy Bowen of Louisa, Ky. One brother, Roger Davis of Martin County, Ky.; two sisters, Sophia Williams of Johnson County, Ky.; Rita Daniels also of Johnson County, Ky.; daughter in law, Martha Bowen of Louisa, Ky.; 4 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Kenny Baily officiating. Burial will follow at Murphy Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

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

Mildred Lea Campbell Kelly

1920 - 2014

Mildred Lea Campbell Kelly, 94-year-old matriarch of the Campbell and Kelly clans of Mill Creek near Fort Gay, WV, passed on to be with her loved ones in Heaven, Sunday, July 13 as her grandchildren sang to her, surrounded by more than 40 family members.  

Born March 28, 1920 and long-standing witness for Christ, she was a member of the Saltpetre Christian Baptist Church since 1950. Daughter of the late Sam and Elsie Meade Campbell, she was married to the late Grady Kelly for 60 years. "Nanny" is survived by children Dale (Christine) Kelly, Carole (Richard) Maynard, Rita (Keith) Spears, Roger (Lottie) Kelly, Rodney (Tammy) Kelly, Joe (Robin) Kelly and Jean Nash; a sister, Gladys Holt and brother Mack (Mickey) Campbell. She was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law Colin and Frieda Kelley. Her globe-spanning family includes  25 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and a plethora of relations, all recognizing the wonderful loving care that was given by daughter-in-law Lottie Cyrus Kelly and her family during the past 2 years. 

Mildred retired from Wayne County Schools, where she cleaned and cooked for generations of learners at Ft. Gay and Thompson schools. A true servant-leader, she was a community inspiration through fruit basket drives, handicraft courses, Sunday and vacation bible schools as well as census-taking, WV Silver-Hair Legislature, election poll administration and 4-H Camp dietetics. Part of "The Greatest Generation", Mildred helped Grady build batteries for radios for home communications in the non-electrified mountains of WV and KY during WWII . With a good word for all and a warm greeting smile, Mildred was recognized by local and regional media as a "WSAZ-TV Home Town Hero" for her commitment and enlivened influence in her Appalachian hills. 

The family welcomes visitation at Saltpetre Christian Baptist Church 5-9pm, Tuesday, July 15 and 1hr prior to the funeral services at 11am, Wednesday, July 16 with Rev. Calvin Ray Evans and Rev. Brian Baer officiating.

Contributions in Mildred's memory may be made to the Saltpetre Christian Baptist Church Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Young Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.

 

Anne Jordan Watson

1941 - 2014

Anne Jordan Watson, 73,  died July 12th at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, KY. Her brother and sister-in-law were at her side.

Anne was born on May 14th, 1941. She had been a long time resident of Louisa, KY. She graduated from Louisa High School and earned a Batchelor of Arts degree from Marshall University. She had several jobs but returned to Louisa in 1968 to help run the family business, the Louisa Flower Shop after her Father’s sudden illness. She was able to attend Marshall part time and later became a teacher and a librarian in the Kentucky and Ohio School systems.        

Anne loved being part of the Watson and Jordan family. She also dearly loved her “family” of cats over the years.  She was a very intelligent woman, who strove to live her life on her terms. Anne was keenly interested in current affairs and valued basic human rights for all people.  She had an acutely developed ability to find hope in the even the smallest and simplest plans she made for her life.      

Anne is preceded in death by her parents James O. and Lucy (Jordan) Watson III.  She is survived by her brother Jim Watson and sister-in-law Ann Blum.       

Visitation will be at the Young Funeral Home in Louisa, KY on Thursday July 17th from 4-8 PM. There will be visitation from 10-11 AM on Friday July 18th followed by the interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.       

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lawrence Co., KY Humane Society or the Kentucky chapter of the American Lung Association.

Raymond Edward Fraley

1935 - 2014

Raymond Edward Fraley, 78, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at his home.

He was born August 28, 1935 in Louisa, Ky. a son of the late Coney and Mahalia Cox Fraley. He was a laborer and did paint and body work. He was a member of Spencer Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Wiladene Lou Culp Fraley of Louisa, Ky.; five sons, Ray Raymond Fraley Jr. of Charley, Ky.; Wesley Joe Fraley, Shane Eric Fraley, and Bradley Allen Fraley all of Louisa, Ky.; Shaun Michael Fraley of Inez, Ky.; three daughters, Darla May Salyers of Louisa, Ky.; Irene Renee Howard of Lowmansville, Ky.; Mayhaley Bailey of Hillsboro, Ohio; one brother, Estel Clyde Fraley of Urbana, Ohio; one sister, Ruth Ann Helms of St. Paris, Ohio; 11 Grandchildren, and 1 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Spencer Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Ross officiating. Burial will follow at Fraley Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be after 4:00 pm Friday at Spencer Freewill Baptist Church.

Brenda Jane Johnson

1950 - 2014

Brenda Jane Johnson, 64, of Butler, Ohio passed away Sunday July 6, 2014 at the Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital.

Brenda was born Feb. 28, 1950 in Louisa, KY the daughter of the late Rev. Charles and Inez Webb Thompson.  In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Herby Johnson and son Gary Artrip Jr.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law Sandra and Claude Jervis of Butler, OH and Carissa and John Fowler of Mansfield, OH; a son and daughter-in-law Charles and Donna Artrip of Mansfield, OH; three sisters Gladys White and Josephine Wilson both of Mansfield, OH and Leota Rowe of Huntington, WV and a brother Johnny Thompson of New Knoxville, OH; three grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday July 10th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Thompson Family Cemetery at Fort Gay, WV.

James "Jamie" Arbie Casteel

1950 - 2014

James "Jamie" Arbie Casteel, 63, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

He was born September 20, 1950 in West Hamlin, W.V. a son of James Arthur and Nellie Marie Clay Casteel. Jamie was a member of Smith Chapel Church. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Arbie and Elizabeth Casteel, and Thomas Edgar and Sylvia Clay Merritt.

Survivors include his loving parents, James Arthur and Nellie Marie Casteel of Wayne, W.V.; one son, Brian Casteel of Wayne, W.V.; one daughter, Tammy Casteel Bryant of Fort Mitchell, Ky.; 4 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday, July 11, 2014 at Smith Chapel Church with Tom Kitts and Mitch Brumfield officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Thursday at Smith Chapel Church.

Young Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie Sue Baugh

1944 - 2014

Bonnie Sue Baugh, 69, ofCatlettsburg, Ky. passed Sunday, July 6, 2014 at KingsDaughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born July 13, 1944 in Huntington, W.V. a daughter of the late Walter and Emery Nunley Rickman. She was a laborer for H.E.A.P. She attended Yatesville Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, George; sons, Timmy  and Mark; granddaughter, Jamie.

Survivors include, sons, Randy, Michael, Billy and Bobby; daughters, Brenda and Vicky; sister, Teresa; 7 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren.

Graveside service will be conducted 10:00 am Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Ogle Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Ky. with Gary Hogston officiating.

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

Avenell “Big Mom” Tarring

1929 - 2014

Avenell “Big Mom” Tarring, 85, of Charley, KY went to be with the Lord on Thursday July 3, 2014 following a long illness.

Avenell was born June 9, 1929 at Charley, KY the daughter of the late George and Ollie Hayes Bryant. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Charles Tarring and a daughter Reneca Bradley.  Avenell was a retired cashier with the Gibbs Hardware in Ashland, KY and a member of the Charley FWB Church.

Survivors include a daughter  Bonnie Canterbury of Louisa and a son and daughter-in-law Charles “Bucky” and Karen Tarring also of Louisa; 8 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday July 6th at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Willie Gene Hayes and Rev. Rick Cordial officiating. Burial will follow in the Bryant Cemetery at Charley, KY.

Friends may call after 6:00 pm Saturday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Hattie E. Williams

1926 - 2014

Hattie E. Williams, 88, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Wednesday July 2, 2014.

Hattie was born May 30, 1926 at Louisa, the daughter of the late Eugene and Leona Miller Hensley. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Cartmal M. “Curt” Williams who died in 1997 and a son, George Williams.

Survivors include four daughters Sandy L. (Larry) Daniels of Paintsville, KY, Judy (Paul) Jarrell of South Point, OH, Bonnie Williams of Louisa, KY, and Carolyn (Bondie) Salyer also of Louisa; a son Kirby Williams of Thomasville, NC;

10 grandchildren, 22 Great Grandchildren, and a great great grandson.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday July 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with pastors Doug Kelly, Jimmy Vanhoose, Willie Gene Hayes, and Douglas Salyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may call from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Friday July 4th at the Wilson Funeral Home.

 


Martin Van Ward

1933 - 2014

Martin Van Ward, 81, of Louisa, KY, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, KY.

He was born January 22, 1933 at Dry Ridge, KY, a son of the late Ali and Mary Hylton Ward. He was a laborer for the CSX Railroad, a Korean Army Veteran and member of the Veterans post 6103 of Louisa, KY. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Hunt Ward; brother, Winfrey Ward; and sister, Sarah Fannin.    

Surviving is his son, Mike Ward of Richmond, KY; grandchildren, Whitney and Chase Mira of Lexington, KY, Andrew Ward and John Ward of Richmond, KY; great grandchildren, Nicholas and Anthony Mira; brothers, Clifford Ward of Prestonsburg, KY, Don Ward of Louisa, KY, James B. Ward of Paintsville, KY, Paul Ward of Louisa, KY, Jack Ward of Ashland, KY, and Joe Ward of Louisa, KY; brother-in-law, Wilbur Hunt of Louisa, KY; and a host of nieces and nephews.    

Funeral services will be held at 10 am Friday, July 4, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Puckett officiating.

Visitation will be from 6 until 9 on Thursday at Young Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa, KY.

Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

David L. Baggett

1952 - 2014

David L. Baggett, 62, of Louisa, KY passed away Saturday June 28, 2014 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

David was born Jan. 14, 1952 at Koscuisko, Mississippi, the son of the late Roy and Mary Bruce Baggett. He was a river boat mechanic for Western Rivers.

Survivors include his wife Matilda Miller Baggett; seven children, two brothers, two sisters, twenty grandchildren, and fourteen great grandchildren.

In keeping with his wishes he was cremated.

Care was entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

John David Evans

1947 - 2014

John David Evans, 66, of Fort Gay, W.V. passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

He was born November 7, 1947 in Webb, W.V. a son of the late Cecil and Dorothy Short Evans. He was a painter and maintenance man. He was a member of Freedom Tabernacle Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sister, Janet Hamilton, brother, Robert Bob Evans and sister in law, Hazel Evans.

Survivors include, one daughter, Joanna Marie Evans of Ashland, Ky.; three sons, Donald Lynn Evans of Fort Gay, W.V., James Albert Evans of Ashland, Ky., John David Evans Jr. of Fort Gay, W.V., ex-wife Connie Mercer of Ashland, Ky.; Brothers, Ralph Donald Evans of Martin County, Ky., Cecil Lynn Evans of Yellow Creek, Ky., sister, Lana Dale Perry of Yellow Creek, Ky. 4 Grandchildren; Donald Lynn Evans Jr. of East Lynn, W.V., Chloe Marie Pennington of Ashland, Ky., Ricky Evans of Fort Gay, W.V., and Braily Dawn Caudill of Fort Gay, W.V. 

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Concord Baptist Church, Yellow Creek, Ky. with Rev. Matthew Adams officiating. Burial will follow at the Evans Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:00 pm Monday June 30, 2014 at Concord Baptist Church.

Beecher Arnold Griffith

1930 - 2014

Beecher Arnold Griffith, 83, of Catlettsburg, Ky. went to be with the Lord on June 22, 2014.

He was born November 15, 1930 in Martha, Ky. of Lawrence County, a son of the late Allen Scase and Molly Cantrell Griffith. Beecher married Esta Phyllis Slone of Blaine, Ky. on July 28, 1962. He worked for the Ashland Oil Refinery for 33 years and was a member of the United States Army for two years. Beecher is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis and a sister, Tara Evans.

He is survived by two sons, Randall Lee Griffith and Ricky Allen Griffith (Berreda); a daughter, Tiffany Dawn Griffith; a sister, Marie Griffith-Kelly; a brother, Billy Griffith; two special friends, Julie Ann Rakes and Candace Renee Caines-Cox (Kevin and Gage); 6 nieces and nephews as well as many more family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at Young Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 26, 2014 led by by Mike Roberts.

Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 6:00 til 8:00 pm at Young Funeral Home in Louisa, Ky.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Young  Funeral Home for services. 

Jonathon Allen Rigsby Waugh

1982 - 2014

Jonathon Allen Rigsby Waugh, 32 formerly of Louisa, passed away unexpectedly June 20, 2014 in Gallion Ohio.

Jonathon was born February 21, 1982 in Mansfield, he was the son of Joe Randall and Debra (Rigsby) Waugh. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army 

He is survived by his fiancé, Ashley Helton of Chillicothe, OH; daughters, Shay Rigsby of Louisa, KY and Trinity Grace Rigsby of Chillicothe, OH; sons, Jonathon Owen Rigsby and Devon Allen Rigsby, both of Louisa, KY; parents, Joe Randall and Debra Waugh of Louisa, KY; Two brothers, Nick Waugh of Louisa, KY, and Joe Randall Waugh, Jr. of Ashland Ky.; sisters, Debbie (L.B.) Maynard, Shelly (Charles T.) Vinson, both of Louisa, KY. Survivors also include multiple nieces and nephews. Jonathon also leaves behind an extended family in Ohio.

Jonathon was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandparents Duant and Roxie Waugh and his Maternal Grandmother Donna Kay Hamm Kennedy

Funeral will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday June 27, 2014 at Wilson Funeral Home in Louisa, KY with Rev. Paul Stepp officiating.

Friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m on Friday prior to the funeral. Burial will follow in Waugh Family Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home

Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

 

Kenneth Drew Henson

1947 - 2014

Kenneth Drew Henson, 66, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Monday, June 23, 2014 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

He was born September 14, 1947 in Louisa, Ky. a son of the late Edwin "Nig" and Emma B. Skeens Henson. He was a Lineman and a United States Army Veteran. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, George, Randolph, Bill and Elmer Jay Henson; sisters, Jean Survey, Ruth Henson, and Sally Lewis.

Survivors include his loving wife, Delores Henson of Louisa, Ky.; one son, Kenneth Drew (CaSey) Henson II of Georgetown, Ky.; Brother, Bobby K. Henson of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Lucy Henson, Clara Marcum, Mary (Ralph) LaVarier, Linda (Bill) Sloan all of Louisa, Ky.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.

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

Daniel J. Jordan

1960 - 2014

Daniel J. Jordan, 54, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

He was born June 7, 1960 in Louisa, Ky. a son of the late Daniel and Lena Faye Childers Jordan. He was a truck driver and was a member of Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Franklin Jordan.

Survivors include his loving wife Robin Carol Jordan of Louisville, Ky.; one daughter, Brooke Fields of Catlettsburg, Ky.; one son, "DJ" Daniel (Andrea) Jordan III of Mount Sterling, Ky.; four grandchildren, Kelsey & Driston Fields and Mason & Kendall Jordan.

A memorial service will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Cherryville Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Price officiating.

Freda Mae Prince

1936 - 2014

Freda Mae Prince, 76, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.

She was born February 25, 1936 in Lawrence County Ky. a daughter of the late Stanley and Nancy Jane "Cleva" Sparks Chaffin. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Fallsburg Tabernacle Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Edward Prince, son, Edward Ray Prince, sister, Mary Ezabel Wilks, and brothers, Randy Chaffin, and twin brother Freddy Ray Chaffin.

Survivors include, two daughters, Jean McKee and Nancy Newsome; brothers, Franklin Chaffin of Plain City, Ohio; Noah Chaffin of Louisa, Ky.; William Chaffin of Webbville, Ky.; Owen Chaffin of Fallsburg, Ky.; Tracy Chaffin of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Lena Marie Nelson of Louisa, Ky.; Virginia Jane Wilks of Louisa, Ky.; Lois Jean Chaffin of Louisa, Ky.; Reba Jobe of Louisa, Ky.; Linda Kay Moore of Grayson, Ky.; 2 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Debord officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery.

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

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