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Landyn Tyler Nix

2011 -- 2016

 Landyn Tyler Nix son of Amy and John Nix went to be with Jesus on Thursday September 22, 2016.

Landyn was born June 2, 2011 at Kings Daughters Medical Center. In addition to his parents he is survived by his sister and brother Madison and Hayden Nix at home; his maternal grandmother Wanda Maxie; Paternal Grandparents Marshall and Sharon Nix; and his Paternal Grandmother Anna Nee; a special nurse Debbie Call; and his special teacher Kelly Walker; a host of Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. He is preceded in death by his Maternal Grandfather Alger Maxie.

Funeral services will be held on Monday Sept. 26 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Dr. Charles Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Scaggs Cemetery on Holt Road Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Sunday Sept. 25th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Denver Fyffe

1943 – 2016

Denver Fyffe, 72, of Blaine, Kentucky passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at his home.

Denver was born October 19, 1943 in Relief, Kentucky, a son of the late Arlie and Ethel Ferguson Fyffe. He was retired from American Standard after 35 years of service. Denver was a member of Unity Baptist Church of Blaine, Ky. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathleen Barker Fyffe who passed away in 1979.

Denver was a graduate of Blaine High School in 1963, where he participated in all sports, excelling in track where he went to state finals and finished second.

Survivors include, his loving wife of 30 plus years, Linda Arnett Fyffe of Blaine, Ky.; son, Gary D. Fyffe; daughter, Danette Fyffe both of Blaine, Ky.; grandchildren, Katelyn Fyffe (Troy) Dale of Louisa, Ky.; Gary Denver Fyffe II of Blaine, Ky.; great grandchildren, Preslyn and Pailyn Miller both of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Pat (Mike) Bailey of Blaine, Ky.; Jean (David) Jarrell of South Lyon, MI; extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 AM Monday, September 26, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Roger Jordan, Bro. Ed Austin and Bro. Ron Dye officiating. Burial will follow at the Fyffe Cemetery, Brushy Creek Rd., Blaine, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 8:00 pm Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Deloris Jene Frazier 

 1940 -- 2016 

Deloris Jene Frazier 76 of Fort Gay, WV passed away Thursday September 22, 2016 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice Center following a brief illness.

Deloris was born June 27, 1940 at Fort Gay the daughter of the late Oliver and Effie Marie Crabtree Mounts. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Clarence Franklin Frazier who died in 2010. She was a retired owner operator of Frazier Greenhouse in Fort Gay.

Survivors include a daughter Sheila Arlene Frazier; a son Barry Frazier and wife Melissa all of Fort Gay; a sister Sue Triplett of Louisa; four grandchildren Jeffery, Keri, Christina, and Courtney; and a great grandson Clarence Brady.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday Sept. 24th at 7:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Lycans officiating. Burial will follow on Sunday Sept. 25th at 2:00 pm at the Frazier Cemetery on Frazier Lane Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday at noon until time of services at 7:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Charles Lewis Bowens

1928 – 2016

Charles Lewis Bowens, 88, of Fort Gay passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

He was born on April 21, 1928 in Wayne County to the late Christopher Columbus and Nancy Music-Bowens. He was a retired Laborer for the N&W Railroad and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way. 

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sons; Larry Keith Bowens and Joe Michael Bowens; one grandson Eric Keith Bowens; a son-in-law Dennis Davis as well as 10 Brothers and Sisters.

He leaves behind a loving family including three sons; Phillip Ray (Lorine) Bowens, Carl David Bowens and Charles Jason Ray Bowens all of Fort Gay; one daughter Debra Lou Davis of Huntington; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren with another one on the way as well as a host nieces and nephews, friends and extended family.

There will be a graveside service Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 1:30 pm at Greenlawn Cemetery East in Louisa.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Saturday at the Young Funeral Home from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Clarice D. Thompson 

1938 -- 2016

Clarice D. Thompson , 77, of Mount Gilead, Ohio passed away Monday, September 19, 2016. She was born October 1, 1938 in Wayne County, West Virginia to Willard and Mabel (Robertson) Damron.

Clarice loved to draw, write poetry, do artwork, and work in her garden. She also adored her grandchildren. Clarice did secretarial and accounting work for CRT landscaping. She was a graduate of Fort Gay High School in West Virginia, a member of Elm St. Freewill Baptist Church in Shelby, and helped with the Community Action Program in Mansfield.

Clarice is survived by her daughter, Patricia C. (Ron) Conn of Mount Gilead; her son, Raymond D. (Christy) Thompson of Mansfield; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her three brothers, Keith, Bill (Doris), and Dennis Damron.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Thompson; her son, Douglas Thompson; and two sisters Darlene Robinette and Geraldine Ferguson.

A visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Rd. Services will be held at the funeral home Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m officiated by Pastor Ron Conn. Burial will follow at Shauck Cemetery in Johnsville. Memorial contributions may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Words of comfort may be expressed at www.wappner.com

Rosa Andrews

1925 – 2016

Rosa Barbara Zak-Andrews, 91 of Paintsville passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa following a brief illness.

She was born in Vienna, Austria on May 13, 1925 to the late Joseph and Rosa Zak. She was an Executive Housekeeper at the East End Hotel for Women in New York City as well as a Medical Records Clerk at the St Claire’s Hospital in New York City.

She leaves behind a loving and caring family incuding one daughter Linda Puig of Paintsville; one grandson Franklin Puig of Paintsville; three granddaughters Frances Elvins and her husband Christopher of Barboursville, WV, Elizabeth Puig of Paintsville and Yolanda Puig of Louisa; five precious great grandchildren Heath Harless, Sara Harless and Madison Mollette all of Paintsville and Grace and Gabrielle Elvins of Barboursville, WV; one brother Fritz Zak; one niece Helga Fabian; one great niece Hella Fabian all of Vienna, Austria.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 12 noon at the Young Funeral Home Chapel in Louisa with Rev. Rex McConnell, MD officiating. Burial will follow at the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery in Paintsville.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 6-8 pm at the Young Funeral Home in Louisa.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com 

Curtis Robertson

1937 – 2016

Robertson Curtis copyRobertson Curtis copyCurtis Robertson, 78 of Fort Gay, WV passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa.

He was born in Fort Gay on October 17, 1937 to the late Cecil and Nellie Dunn-Robertson. Curt was a welder having worked for American Car and Foundry for over 30 years and he attended the Tomahawk Freewill Baptist church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a special sister-in-law Margaret Wagner.

Curt leaves behind a loving and devoted family including his wife of nearly 55 years Karen Lee Edwards-Robertson of Fort Gay; two daughters Leann (Jim) Howard of Louisa and Annette (John) Gaskins of Scott Depot; three grandchildren Katie (Eric) McGinnis of Louisa, Bobbi Howard of Louisa and Jake Gaskins and his fiancée Megan Mancuso of Bridgeport, WV; a very special Great Granddaughter Gracie McGinnis; one sister Margaret Lou Zeiters of Louisa; three brothers Claude Robertson of Fort Gay, Delbert Robertson of Fort Gay and Cecil Edward Robertson of Ashland; a special sister-in-law Mary Lynn Smith of Lavalette as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will miss him.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Fort Gay Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 5-8 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 Ira G. Vanhorn 

 1935 -- 2016

Ira G. Vanhorn 81 of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Wednesday September 14, 2016.

Ira was born July 15, 1935 at Cadmus, KY, the son of the late Fred and Noldia Cooksey Vanhorn. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Betty Vanhorn who died in 2008, a granddaughter Stacy Michelle Chaffin, a grandson Ben Burchett, and a great grandson infant Giren Salyers. Ira was retired from the Kentucky Department of Transportation.

Survivors include six daughters Sandra (Ben) Burchett of Webbville, KY; Vicki (Gary) Webb of Louisa, Marsha Chaffin of Louisa, Linda (Mike) Barnwell of Catlettsburg, KY, Teresa (Lonnie) Senters of Louisa, and Kim Salyers of Louisa, a son Edward “Pete” Vanhorn and wife Darlene also of Louisa; two sisters Bessie Diamond of Dayton, Ohio and Ella Crisp of Louisa; 20 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday Sept. 18 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Gordon Crisp, Rev. Noah Wilks, and Bro. Ronnie Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Vanhorn Cemetery on Highway 1 Louisa, KY.

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.

   

Olie Louise Spurlock-Roberts

1940 --2016

Olie Louise Spurlock-Roberts, 76 of Louisa passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016 at her home.

She was born in Louisa on March 21, 1940 to the late Fred and Dorothy Clay-Spurlock. Louise was a homemaker and a member of the Louisa Freewill Baptist Church.

Besides her parents Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by her husband Fred E. Roberts who passed away in 2009; two grandchildren Cathryn Roberts and Sara Hayes; two brothers James Patton Spurlock and Paul Spurlock; one sister Brooksey Spurlock and one son-in-law Donald Hayes.

She leaves behind a host of family including two sons James (Tara) Roberts of Louisa and Allen (Liz) Roberts of Ashland; three daughters Rachel Roberts of Louisa, LeGena Hayes of St. Thomas, PA and Connie (Neil) Fairchild of Louisa; a grandaughter Tori Sleasman who she raised as her own daughter; 14 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; six brothers Roger Spurlock, Wilburn Spurlock, Ervin Spurlock, Thomas Spurlock, Joey Spurlock and Kenneth Spurlock; three sisters Shirley Moore, Sharon Skaggs and Dorothy Benfield as well as many extended family members and friends all of whom will miss her dearly.

Funeral services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel of Monday, September 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm, burial will follow at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Lousia.

Visitation will be after 11 am until service time on Monday at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.


Nannie E. McCormick

1929 -- 2016

Nannie E. McCormick, age 87, of Barboursville, WV, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the Cabell - Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV.  Mrs. McCormick was born July 4, 1929 in Louisa, KY. She is the daughter of the late Carl and the late Effie Spillman. 

She was a Retired Dietician for St. Mary’s Hospital

She is survived by her husband:  Charles E. McCormick, one daughter: Juanita Eller and husband Chris of Barboursville, WV; and one brother: Carl Spillman Jr. of Delaware, OH; Nannie also leaves behind eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents Nannie is preceded in death by her Son, Charles K. McCormick.

The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at Wilson Funeral Home. with Rev. Darrell Brewer officiating.  Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens in Louisa.

Calling hours will be Wednesday September 14, 2016 at Wilson Funeral Home from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm

All care and arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made at www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

Anna Louise Mills

1939 -- 2016

Anna Louise Mills, age 76, of Louisa, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Community Hospice Care Center of Ashland, KY. 

Mrs. Mills was born October 17, 1939 in Huntington, WV. She is the daughter of the late William Jennings and the late Hester Anna (Berry) Stiltner.  

Louise was a Homemaker and a member of the Catalpa Free Will Baptist Church.  

She is survived by her loving husband: Willie E. Mills, one daughter: Leigh Anna Crabtree and husband Rich of Fort Gay, WV and two sons: Edward Lee Mills of Louisa, KY and Brian Scott Mills of Louisa, KY. Also surviving are five grandchildren; Cody Crabtree, Kenneth Mills, Charlie Crabtree, Allison Crabtree and Carley Mills. In addition to her grandchildren Louise leaves behind four great-grandchildren; Kennedy Mills, Presley Mills, Anna Leigh Hayes and Tristan Robertson.

Funeral services  will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the Catalpa Free Will Baptist Church in Louisa, KY with Rev. Mike Cox officiating.  Burial will follow in the Catalpa Cemetery.

Calling hours will be on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Catalpa Free Will Baptist Church.

All arrangements and care have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made @ www.wilsonfuneralhomeky.com

Diana Lynn Thompson

1948-2016

Diana Lynn Ailiff-Thompson, 67 of Paris, Kentucky passed away at home on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

She was born on October 25, 1948 in Fiarmont, WV. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Gay and was a homemaker.

Diana was preceded in death by her parents Frank and June Dee May-Ailiff as well as one brother Daniel Lee Ailiff.

Left behind to cherish her memory is a loving family including her husband Jack Thompson of Paris; two sons Michael David (Pamela) Thompson of Georgetown, KY and Darren Lee (Jamie) Thompson of Bristol, IN; one daughter Jacqueline (Chad) Meade of Georgetown; five grandchildren Brian Michael Thompson, Britney Lynn Thompson, Makayla Lynn Meade, DJ Thompson and Austin Douglas Meade as well as nieces, nephews, friends and extended family members all of whom will miss her dearly.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Johnny Maynard officiating, burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery East.

Visitation for friends and family will be on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home. 

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Charles Ray Sammons

1949 --2016

Charles Ray Sammons, 66, of Clifford, Kentucky passed away Tuesday September 6, 2016 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky following a long illness.

Charles Ray was born September 29, 1949 at Louisa, Kentucky to the late Frank and Delphia Sammons. Although being disabled for serveral years, Cahrles Ray loved life and being with his family and many friends. He recently was saved and accepted Jesus Christ as his lord and savior.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Franklin Ray Sammons and his stepfather William H. Dillon.

He is survived by his wife of forty-five years Peggy Muncy-Sammons of Clifford; one son Charles and Heather Carroll-Sammons, Jr. and two grandchildren Norah Christine and Susannah Hope Sammons all of Salisbury, North Carolina as well as many friends and extended family all of whom will miss him dearly.

Funeral Services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 11:00 am with Pastor Phillip Kirk officiating, burial will follow at the Martin-Sammons Cemetery at Clifford.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 5-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Margaret Mary Mahoney

1944 -- 2016

Margaret Mary Mahoney, 72, of Louisa passed away Sunday at the Three Rivers Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mrs. Mahoney was born Feb. 24, 1944 at New Foundland Canada, the daughter of the late Gerald and Mary Quirk Tilley. She was homemaker and a member of the Garden of Hope Church.

Survivors include her husband Michael Mahoney; a son Matthew Riess; a brother Gerald Tilley; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Steven Chase Winn 

1993 -- 2016

Steven Chase Winn passed away at State Street in Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Louisa, Kentucky on August 28, 2016 at the age of 23.

Chase is predeceased by Jimmy Ed Johnson his Maternal Grandfather, Poppy Winn his Paternal Grandfather, also a special Grandfather Dave “Poppy” McGraw. He also lost a very special Uncle David “Butchie” Wellman.

Chase is lovingly remembered by his Mother & Best Friend Michelle Tharpe, and his Nana Gloria Johnson (Who was also his world). His Uncle Jim & Aunt Cherith Johnson. His special Aunt Leslie “Ezzie” Wellman. Two cousins, Asia & Josh Hatfield with their son Liam of Louisa. Tori & Josh Ratliff with their two sons, Bennie & Keegan of Georgetown, Kentucky. His Aunt Susan Wilson. Special friends Fred & Carrie Collins. Also his father Jimmie Winn (Angelene Boyd) of Prestonsburg. His Brother Josh Winn and two sisters Kayla Lakes and Natalie Napier.

Chase was born in Louisa, Kentucky on March 4, 1993. He graduated from Lawrence County High School in 2011 and was working on his degree in Psychology from the University of Kentucky; he was a senior this year. Chase worked as a supervisor at UPS.

Chase enjoyed Cycling, Hiking, Traveling, Water Sports and helping others. He loved being the life of the party! He did not know a stranger.

Chase is also lovingly remembered by his brothers and sisters, who were also my kids; Joe Hay, Carol Koh, Meng Zhang, Cody Moore, Anthony Evens, Colin Homes, Seth Rigsby, Michael J. Geddes Skelding, Jessica Thornsbury, Hunter James, Coty Hobbs, Brooke Keesee, Aaron Rigsby, Kendra Boyer, Janie Kegley and his special friend Allison Nelson.

There will be a Memorial Celebration held at Young Funeral Home Chapel in Louisa on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2 pm. Please dress Casual, Chase would want it that way - Everyone comfortable.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association, PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693 or to The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA, 22312.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Malen Johnson

1952 -- 2016

Malen Johnson, 64, of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord on Sept. 3, 2016 following a brief illness.

Malen was born April 16, 1952 at Nolan, WV the son of the late Lewis and Sylvia Stafford Johnson. He was a retired Electronic Technician and a member of the Church of God in Christ Jesus.

Survivors include his loving wife Linda Adkins Johnson; a son Malen Johnson Jr.; two grandchildren Elizabeth Nicole Johnson and Camron Taylor Johnson; a sister Hope Adams; three brothers Joseph Johnson, Ishmael Johnson, and Homer Johnson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Sept. 7 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Joseph Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at the Church of God in Christ Jesus Cemetery at Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday Sept. 6 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Bill Ray Crabtree

1931-2016

Bill Ray Crabtree, 85 of Louisa passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016 at home. 

He was born on February 7, 1931 in Fort Gay, WV to the late James and Cella Heck-Crabtree. 

Bill served his country honorably in the US Army during the Korean War. He worked in Law Enforcement for both the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department and the Fort Gay Police Department. Mr. Crabtree also was self-employed for a number of years owning businesses locally. Bill was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Fort Gay for over 50 years.

In addition to his parents Bill was preceded in death by two brothers Lake and JD Crabtreee as well as one sister, June Dean.

Left behind to cherish his memory is a loving family including his wife of 61 years, Phyllis “Poochie” Ailiff-Crabtree of Lousia; one daughter Sandy and Joe Hammond of Louisa; one grandson Andy and Amanda and Nolan and Conner; one brother Dick Crabtree and one sister Nell Dalbear both of Fort Gay as well as many friends all of whom will miss him dearly.

Funeral Services will be held at the Tabors Creek Baptist Church in Fort Gay on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Denny Brown officiating. Burial will follow at the Ferguson Cemetery in Fort Gay.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home in Louisa.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Robert Lester

1934 -- 2016

Robert Lester, 82, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 at his home. 

Mr. Lester was born January 19, 1934 in Garten, WV. to the late John C. and Opal (Newcomb) Lester.  Along with his parents he was preceded in death by two daughters, Angela Doxtator and Teresa Kay Lester, and one step sister, Jewell Williamson.    

He is survived by his wife, Kay Frances (Dean) Lester and two daughters, Donna Fannin of Louisa, KY and Kim Northrup and husband Wayne of Fort Gay, WV, and five grandchildren and one great grandson. 

He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War.  He was also a Plant Manager for several envelope companies.  

The funeral services will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, September 6 at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Denny Brown and Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating.  Burial will follow in Dean Cemetery on Tabors Creek in Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday, September 6 from 11am until the time of service. 

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

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William "Blake" Ramey

1999 --2016

William "Blake" Ramey, 17, of Louisa, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Cabell - Huntington Hospital.  Mr. Ramey was born January 20, 1999 in Paintsville, KY to Green and Brittany (Fraley) Ramey.  

Along with his parents he is survived by one sister, Breana Ramey, Maternal Grandparents, Ervin and Janet Lee Fraley of Louisa, KY, Paternal Grandmother, Helen Lynn Ramey of Paintsville, KY, twelve aunts and uncles: Kimberly and Timothy Damron, Sherry and Douglas Castle, Erin and James Hughes, Carrie and Mike Vanhoose, Josh and Lacey Ramey, David Michael and Tina Ferguson, and ten cousins, Joshua, Candice, Cameron, Austin, Abby, Michaella, Tracy, J.D., Abby, and Chassidy. He was a senior at Lawrence County High School.

Funeral services will be conducted at Noon on Monday, September 5 at Lawrence County High School with Rev. Jerry Hughes, and Brothers James Maynard and Josh Ramey officiating.  Burial will follow in the Ramey Cemetery on Rt. 1760. 

Friends may visit the family Sunday, September 4 any time after 6:00pm at Cando Free Will Baptist Church.  Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.  

April Roselee Webb

1947 - 2016 

April Roselee Webb 69 of Louisa, KY passed away Friday August 26, 2016 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center following a brief illness.

April was born April 17 1947 at Columbus, Ohio a daughter of the late Jess Willard and Winnie Adams Napier. She was a caregiver.

Survivors include her companion for many years Billy Williams; two sons Bill Webb and Shawn Webb; two daughters Rosetta Hipp and Madelene Medley; her stepmother Irene Napier; five sisters Brenda McGinnis, Arlene Webb, Mary Fairchild, Delores Blackwood, and LoRayne Howard; three brothers Jimmy Napier, Charles Napier, and John Napier; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday Sept. 3 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Jason Paul Young

1977 - 2016

Jason Paul Young, 38 of Webbville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 at his home. Jason was born October 16, 1977 in Louisa, Kentucky , the son of Paul Ralph and Joyce E. Pack Young. He was a logger in the timber industry. Jason was preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Allan Young. One of Jason’s favorite thing to do, was to go hunting.

Survivors include, his parents, Paul and Joyce Young of Webbville, Kentucky; children, Brenton Cornell Young and Hayleigh Renee Young bothof Boyd, County, Ky.; sisters, Karen (Bill) Fraley of Webbville, Ky.;  Mellony Gallagher of Cincinnati, Ohio; nephews, Andrew Fultz, Christopher Young and Jeremy Wilks; niece, Ashley Wilks.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Allan Adams officiating. Burial will follow at the Young Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 9:00 PM Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Herbert Lee Hooser

1976 – 2016

Herbert Lee Hooser, 40 of Prichard passed away Monday, August 22, 2016 in Fort Gay due to an automobile accident.

He was born on March 23, 1976 to Judith Marie Rice-Hooser of Prichard and the late Ronnie Lee Hooser. 

Mr. Hooser was a driver with Tri River Transit formerly Wayne Express. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended various area churches. 

Herbert leaves behind a loving family including his devoted wife Samantha Ellen Dean-Hooser of Prichard; four sons Jeremy Taylor Harper of Ashland, Herbert Lee Thomas Hooser of Louisa, Samuel Edward Hooser and Glendon William Hooser both of Prichard; his mother Judith Marie Roce-Hooser of Prichard; his “Grannymom” Lucille Rice of Prichard; two brothers Mark Edward (Allison) Hooser of Beckley and Adam Curtis (Brynna) Hooser of Fort Gay; four aunts Rita (Ray) Mecca of Ashland, Roberta (Jack) Skeens of Lexington, Joyce Skeens of Prichard and Mary (Russ) Adkins of Louisa; one uncle Arthur Herbert (Tenny) Hooser of Jackson, Ohio; nieces and nephews Blake, Brooklyn, Maddox, Lynnox and Jacob; one brother-in-law Ricky Dean of Huntington; two sisters-in-law Amanda (James) Fannin of Prichard and Kristen Marie (Jeb) Dean of Fort Gay; one very special friend Kevin Pack of Prichard as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will cherish his memory.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at the Community Chapel Cemetery in Prichard.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the funeral home to assist them with final expenses.

John Luther Young

1964 – 2016

John Luther Young, 51, of Webbville passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington.

John was born in Louisa on May 21, 1964 to the late Luther Young who passed away in 2001 and Jeanette Perkins-Young of Webbville.

He worked as a logger by trade for many years.

Besides his father he was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister at birth.

John leaves behind a loving family including his mother Jeanette Perkins-Young, one son Jonathan (Whitley) Young; two daughters Tori Young and Kassie (TJ) Barber all of Grayson; five brothers Donald (Peggy) Young, Dewey (Melissa) Young and Ronald (Marie) Young all of Louisa, David (Phyllis) Young of Garrison and Clyde (Tina) Young of Webbville; four sisters Helen Annette Church and Dorothy (Donald) Osborne both of Webbville, Betty Sue (Lee) Harkness of Proctorville, TN and Judy (Danny) Bush of Louisa; two grandchildren Taylor Gray of Ohio and Mackenzie Young of Grayson; a very special aunt and cousin Pearl and Loretta who loved him dearly as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will cherish his memory.

Funeral Services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Ralph Hogston officiating. Burial will follow at the Young Cemetery at Webbville.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 6-9 pm.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Charles Hubert Sparks

1931 - 2016

Charles Hubert Sparks, 85, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, WV.

Charles was born March 29, 1931 in Grassy, WV a son of the late John Wallace and Mary Porter Sparks. Charles was a retired United States Navy and Air Force Tech. Sergeant, a member of VFW post #93 and a member of  Fort Gay Church of God. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorene Copley Sparks who past away in 1992; and son, David Lee Sparks.

Charles leaves behind his loving wife of 13 years, Glenna Sword Preston Sparks of Fort Gay, WV; son, Gregory Alan (Sue Ann) Sparks of Loganville, GA.; step daughter, Peggy Adkins of Charleston, WV.; stepson, Tim (JoAnn) Preston of Fort Gay, WV.; stepdaughters, Cheryl (Gary) Porter of Radnor, WV.; Diana (Danny) Frasher of Louisa, Ky.; Angela (Rodney) Stroud of Fort Gay, WV;  7 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren; 9 step grandchildren; 7 step great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tim Preston and Pastor Randy Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Lynch Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 9:00 PM Monday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

James (Jim) Emmitt Allen

1949 -- 2016

James (Jim) Emmitt Allen, 67, of Mt. Pleasant Road, Louisa, Kentucky passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, WV from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident Tuesday,

Jim, a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, was born July 19, 1949 in Villa Park, IL.

Jim leaves behind his wife, Leonika Inge (Thiel) Allen, of 38 years; nieces, Rebecah (Darrell) Marie Allen McFarlin, Michelle Harris, Brittany Deatherage, and Ashley Harris; nephews, Joshua Russell Allen, Matthew Kerke and Joe Kerke; mother-in-law, Martha Thiel; sister-in-laws, Evelyn (Jim) Kerke, Marlene (Keith) Grady, Ruth (Bryan) Hughes, Linda Allen Workowski; great nieces, Baylee McFarlin and Evie Deatherage.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Marie Allen, of Villa Park, IL, and a brother, Robert Lee Allen, of Marengo, IL.

Jim, a mining engineer, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University. Jim was employed by Houston International Insurance Group as a Risk Assessor.

Jim loved the Cubs and Bears franchises, he enjoyed NASCAR and drag racing, he loved to play golf, being outdoors, his many pets, and working around the house. He was a hard worker, and a dedicated employee.

Visitation will be 11:00 am until 1:00 PM Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with services beginning at !2:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Jim's favorite charity, The Lawrence County Kentucky Humane Society, P.O. Box 1331 Louisa, Kentucky 41230

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

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