April 21, 2014Obituaries


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West Virginia

PAUL ADAM BOCK, 81, of Milton, husband of Natalie Bock, died April 18 at Midland Meadows Senior Living. He was a retired teacher from National Institute of Technology. Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday... (21-Apr) Details

BETTY FAYE NAPIER, 80, of Huntington, wife of Thomas B. Napier, died April 20 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was a cook at Foster Memorial. Celebration of Life will be 2 p.m. Wednesday... (21-Apr) Details

FRANK ANTHONY OLDAKER, 56, of Lesage, W.Va., died April 17. Graveside service will be noon Wednesday at Greenbottom Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wallace Funeral Home. (21-Apr) Details

MELANIE LYNN ELLIS, 66, of Huntington, passed away April 18, 2014, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Ridgelawn Memorial Park Mausoleum... (21-Apr) Details

JAMES KENNETH STOWASSER, 85, of Hurricane, husband of Lillian Stowasser, died April 19 at Chateau Grove Senior Living. He was a laborer for Barboursville Brick Yard. Service will be noon Wednesday... (21-Apr) Details

MELANIE LYNN ELLIS, 66, of Huntington, died April 18. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ridgelawn Memorial Park Mausoleum; burial at Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday... (20-Apr) Details

Ohio

CHARLES L. MCGUIRE, 72, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died April 18 at Abbyshire Place. He was a hair dresser/barber. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Willis Funeral Home; burial at Patriot Cemetery. www.willisfuneralhome.com. (20-Apr) Details

DOROTHY MAE EVANS, 81 of South Point, Ohio, passed peacefully away on April 17, 2014 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014... (20-Apr) Details

DOROTHY MAE EVANS, 81, of South Point, Ohio, widow of Charles D. Evans, died April 17 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Slack and Wallace Funeral Home... (19-Apr) Details

RONALD LEE MURNAHAN, 77, of Ironton, husband of Hazel Jewell Murnahan, died April 17. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday, Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton; burial will follow in Buckhorn Cemetery... (19-Apr) Details

CARLOS JANE PYLES, 80, of Ironton, died April 18 in The Sanctuary at Ohio Valley. She was a retired factory worker at D.L. Auld and Medex. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Tracy Brammer... (19-Apr) Details

RUTH ELLCESSOR ADKINS, 86, of Gahanna, Ohio, formerly of South Point, Ohio, widow of Roy L. Adkins, died April 16 in New Albany (Ohio) Gardens and Care Center. She was a Registered Nurse. Donations... (18-Apr) Details

Kentucky

MARK P. HAGER, 43, of Huddy, Ky., died April 19 at his residence. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jesus Way Church; burial at Willie Jake Hager Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Monday at the church. (21-Apr) Details

LUCILLE TACKETT, 103, widow of Luther Tackett, died April 19. She was retired from Stars Clothing Stores. Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel; entombment... (21-Apr) Details

JERRY SANFORD JORDAN, 95, of Ashland, husband of Dorothy L. Diamond Jordan, died April 18 at Kingsbrook Lifecare Center. He was retired from the shipping department at Armco Steel. Service will... (20-Apr) Details

KRISTAL TYGART, 46, of Stanford, Ky., wife of Daniel J.W. Tygart, died April 18 at University of Kentucky Medical Center. Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sparks Funeral Home; burial at East Carter... (20-Apr) Details

ELMER HALL, 86, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died April 17. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. Saturday until service time at the funeral home. www.hallfuneralservice.com. (19-Apr) Details

ALBERT RAY LAWSON, 72, of McDowell, Ky., died April 17. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Sunday, Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.hallfuneralservice.com. (19-Apr) Details