July 28, 2014Obituaries


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West Virginia

JACK V. R. SOWARDS, 87, of Culloden, went to Heaven peacefully on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday... (28-Jul) Details

DONNA SUE BENNETT, 65, of Huntington, died July 25 at Heritage Center. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morris Funeral Home; internment at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. (27-Jul) Details

RUBY JEAN DENT, 78, of Williamson, W.Va., died July 26 at Pikeville Medical Center. Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Nolan Church of God; burial at Mt. View Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. (27-Jul) Details

JAMES "TERRY" CREMEANS, 62, of Cary, N.C., died Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born August 8, 1951 in Huntington to the late James M. and Bevoleen (Anderson) Cremeans. He served his country... (27-Jul) Details

MICHAEL JEFFREY EDWARDS, 34, of Kenova, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born March 21, 1980 a son of Billy Lee Edwards of Ceredo, and the late Gloria Jean Napier Edwards. He was a graduate... (27-Jul) Details

JOSEPH ANTHONY GLEICHAUF passed away on July 24, 2014 at the Emogene Dolin Hospice House in Huntington. Joseph was a Christmas baby, born on December 25, 1933 and shared his gifts with many. He... (27-Jul) Details

Ohio

JAMES E. "JIM" BOGGS, 77, widower of Kay Batson Boggs, of Chesapeake, Ohio, passed away Saturday morning, July 26, 2014, at Community Hospice Care Center following a brief illness. Jim... (28-Jul) Details

REBECCA ANN MCCLELLAN LESTER, 62, of Ironton, wife of Timothy Lester, died July 24 at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a workshop specialist for Lawrence County Board of DD. Graveside service... (27-Jul) Details

MOTHER ALEASE ROBERTA REID BELCHER, 84, of South Point, Ohio passed away Thursday July 24, 2014 at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland. She was born October 31, 1929 in Pence Spring, West Virginia... (27-Jul) Details

DAVID VANCE BRYANT, 50, of Ironton, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at St. Mary's Medical Center Ironton Campus. The Ironton, Ohio native was born February 19, 1964, a son of Nora "Edith"... (27-Jul) Details

MARVIN LEON LAYNE, 65, of South Point, Ohio passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. He was a son of the late Paul Lawrence Dunbar Layne and Norma... (27-Jul) Details

ALEASE R. BELCHER, 84, of South Point, Ohio, widow of Henry Belcher, died July 24 in Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. Arrangements incomplete at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. (26-Jul) Details

Kentucky

WENDELL WILKIE DOTSON, 73, of Ransom, Ky., died July 25 at Appalachian Regional Hospital. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Samaria Primitive Baptist Church; burial at Willie Jake Hager Cemetery... (28-Jul) Details

JUANITA PRESTON, 74, of Ashland, died July 25. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Young Funeral Home Chapel; burial at Golden Oaks Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. (28-Jul) Details

JESSIE CAVINS, 59, of Blaine, Ky., husband of Connie Cavins, died July 25 at his residence. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel; burial at Skaggstown Cemetery. Visitation... (27-Jul) Details

OTTO COMPTON JR., 76, of Grethel, Ky., husband of Janet Compton, died July 25 at his residence. He was a disabled coal miner. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Pilgrims Home Old Regular Baptist Church... (27-Jul) Details

EVERETT HALL, 81, of Bulan, Ky., widower of Ethel Herron Hall, died July 25 at Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home; burial at... (27-Jul) Details

GENEVA SUSAN BLEVINS ROGERS, 97, of Grayson, Ky., died July 26 at her residence. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fellowship Christian Baptist Church; internment at East Carter County Memory Gardens... (27-Jul) Details