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Lawrence County Deaths 2001

Deaths in Eastern Kentucky
as reported in the Floyd County Times Dated

December 31, 2001

Louise Thompson Pack, 83, of Charley, died Monday, December 17, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 20, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

December 24, 2001

Elsie Kelly Collier, 82, of Louisa, died Sunday, December 16, at Three Rivers Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Collier. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 19, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

December 10, 2001

Jack Allen Hinkle, 77, of Louisa, died Sunday, December 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Martin Hinkle. Memorial services were conducted Friday, December 7, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

December 3, 2001

James Edward Collinsworth, 50, of Louisa, died Tuesday, November 20, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Debord Collinsworth. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 23, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

November 26, 2001

Madeline Hammond Bentley, 67, of Louisa, died Tuesday, November 13, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. She is survived by her husband, David Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 15, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Richard Harold Jordan, 56, of Louisa, died Thursday, November 15, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Titus Jordan. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 19, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

November 19, 2001

Calvin D. Maynard, 61, of Louisa, died Monday, November 5, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Graveside funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 8, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Raymond M. Williams, 66, of Hillsboro, Ore., formerly of Louisa, died Wednesday, October 31, at Tuality Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Deedra Dupre Williams. Memorial services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of Bronleewe-Bass Funeral Home.

November 12, 2001

Darrell Kenneth Burgess, 59, of Louisa, died Friday, October 26. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Hammond Burgess. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 30, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Freeland (Pete) Dixon, 73, of Louisa, formerly of Springfield, Ohio, died Tuesday, October 30, in Wurtland Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 1, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Douglas Lycan Jones, 59, of Lima, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Friday, October 19, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Carole Ann Irwin Jones. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Chamberlain Huckeriede Funeral Home.

Marvin Moore, 78, of Louisa, died Friday, November 2, after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Charleen B. Moore. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Willard Eugene Ramey, three-week-old son of William and Joyce Green Ramey of Martha, died Tuesday, October 30, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 3, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Cora Surber, 87, of Louisa, formerly of Lancaster, died Monday, October 29, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 1, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Scott Terry, 33, of Hebron, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Wednesday, October 24. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Charles Fredrick Walker, 64, of Louisa, died Sunday, October 28, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Joy York Walker. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 31, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Alex M. Ward, 79, of Louisa, died Monday, October 29, at Oakmount Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 31, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

October 31, 2001

William Lawrence Baugh, 76, of Piketon, Ohio, formerly of Buchanan, died Friday, October 19, at Pike Community Hospital, Waverly, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth T. Baugh. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 23, at Buchanan Chapel, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Emery Bellomy, 96, of Prichard, West Virginia, native of Prichard, died Wednesday, October 17, at J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Graveside services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Anderson Eugene Moore, 82, of Louisa, died Thursday, October 18, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Valerie Moore. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 21, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Thomas Douglas Mullins, 57, of Louisa, died Sunday, October 14. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 18, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.
Ruth H. Jackson, 88, of Louisa, died Friday, October 19, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 22, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

October 29, 2001

William Lawrence Baugh, 76, of Piketon, Ohio, formerly of Buchanan, died Friday, October 19, at Pike Community Hospital, Waverly, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth T. Baugh. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 23, at Buchanan Chapel, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Emery Bellomy, 96, of Prichard, West Virginia, native of Prichard, died Wednesday, October 17, at J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Graveside services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Anderson Eugene Moore, 82, of Louisa, died Thursday, October 18, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Valerie Moore. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 21, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Thomas Douglas Mullins, 57, of Louisa, died Sunday, October 14. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 18, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Ruth H. Jackson, 88, of Louisa, died Friday, October 19, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 22, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

October 22, 2001

Michael (Mike) Len Burke, 45, of Louisa, died Wednesday, October 10, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Adams Burke. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 12, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

October 15, 2001

Clara Keaton Eldridge, 81, native of Lawrence County, died Thursday, October 4, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonburg. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, at 2 p.m., at the Elizabeth Baptist Church in Martha.

Rocky (Roy Lee) Maynard, 17, of Louisa, died Sunday, October 7, at his residence. Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Harry Jackson Thompson, 69, native of Lawrence County, died Saturday, October 6, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 9, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

September 24, 2001

James Maxwell Workman, 59, died Monday, September 10, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Graveside funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 13, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Glen Edward Carroll, 68, of Louisa, died Friday, September 14. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, September 17, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Dorothy P. Jordan, 80, formerly of Louisa, died Tuesday, September 11. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

September 17, 2001

Christine Forbes, 59, of Louisa, died Monday, September 3, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 6, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

September 10, 2001

Freda Borders Brecht, 74, of Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Lawrence County, died Wednesday, August 29. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 31, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Storm Rachelle Cassady, 12, of Fallsburg, died Sunday, September 2, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 5, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Ina Davis Castle, 94, of Charley, died Monday, August 27, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 30, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Mary E. Peters Davis, 79, of Strongsville, Ohio, formerly of Ashland, died Sunday, August 26, at Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, James Davis. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 29, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Ruth Ferguson, 86, of Fort Gay, W. Va., died Saturday, September 1, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 3, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Lee W. Johnson, 79, of Fort Gay, W. Va., died Sunday, September 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Irene Johnson. Graveside funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 6, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Virginia Ann Lemaster, 61, of Louisa, died Friday, August 31, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland. She is survived by her husband, Mack Daniel Lemaster. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 2, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Dorothy R. Marcum, 71, of Fort Gay, W. Va., died Friday, August 31, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington. She is survived by her husband, Emery Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 4, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Elmer Lee Parsley, 48, of Fort Gay, W. Va., died Wednesday, August 29, at St. Marys Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. He is survived by his wife, Tammey L. Hooser Parsley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 1, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Tommy Gene Rose, 70, of Fort Gay, W. Va., died Monday, August 27, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Grace Rose. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 30, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Ronald Dean Sparks, 40, of Blaine, died Monday, August 27, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 31, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

August 24, 2001

Dereca Jane McClure Preston, 103, of Louisa, died Saturday, August 18, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Bobby E. Boggs, 67, of Louisa, died Sunday, August 19, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen McWilliams Boggs. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Louella M. Brumfield, 90, of Louisa, died Thursday, August 16, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 19, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Flora Ellen Campbell, 91, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Webbville, died Sunday, August 12, at Eastland Care Center, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Kenneth Jordan, 59, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Tuesday, August 14, at Grant Hospital, Columbus. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 19, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Olive Robertson, 69, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, August 19, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

August 20, 2001

Paul Wayne Griffith, 60, of Columbus, Ohio, native of Martha, died Wednesday, August 8, at Madison County Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Janice Darlene Kesterson Griffith. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 10, under the direction of O. R. Woodyard Co. Chapel, Columbus.

Martha A. Crank, 62, of Mansfield, Ohio, native of Louisa, died Saturday, August 4, at Arthur James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 7, under the direction of Finefrock-Williams Funeral Home.

August 13, 2001

Thomas (Bob) Conrad, 65, of Louisa, died Wednesday, August 1, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Conrad. Graveside funeral services were conducted under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

James B. Green, 86, died Saturday, August 4, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 6, under the direction of Young Funeral Home

August 6, 2001

Jeanette Johnson, 71, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, July 29, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Graveside funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 1, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Edith Boyce Pack, 65, of Louisa, died Friday, July 20, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland. She is survived by her husband, Freelin Pack. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 22, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Samuel Senters, 75, of Deaton, died Thursday, July 26, at Carter County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services were conducted Sunday, July 29, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Lois Zelpha Skaggs, 84, of Louisa, died Monday, July 23, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 26, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

July 30, 2001

Elmo Lester, 85, of Louisa, died Friday, July 20, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Thompson Lester. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 23, at Young Funeral Home.

July 16, 2001

Louise Adams Castle, 67, of Louisa, died Tuesday, July 3, at East Liverpool City Hospital, East Liverpool, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, C. C. “Click” Castle. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 6, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Harold C. Ferguson, 81, of Louisa, died Tuesday, July 3, at J. J. Jordan Geratric Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Richey Ferguson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 6, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Mollie Cleo Parks Henry, 93, formerly of Richardson, died Tuesday, July 11, at Oakhill Hospital in Brooksville, Fla. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Florence Crank Phillips Wood, 91, of Stephenvlle, Texas, formerly of Louisa, died Saturday, July 7. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 12, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

July 9, 2001

Estel Mills, 59, died Tuesday, June 26, after a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Meadie “Mert” Belcher Mills. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 29, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

James Russell “Jim” Bush, 41, died Monday, June 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Carter Bush. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 28, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

William R. “Bill” Marcum, 61, died Thursday, June 28, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Helen P. Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 2, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

July 2, 2001

Ruth Ratcliffe, 81, of Wyandotte, Michigan, died Wednesday, June 20, at Riverside Hospital, Trenton, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 24, at Oak Grove Church. Burial was in Doss Hill Cemetery, Fort Gay, West Virginia.

Minnie Pearl Ratliff, 87, of Louisa, died Thursday, June 21, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 24, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Martha June Adkins Ross, 47, of Louisa, died Saturday, June 23, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted June 26, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Hattie Louise Frasher Ellis Putman, 72, of Urbana, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 20, at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 23, under the direction of Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home.

June 18, 2001

Dr. Francis Elam Burgess, 87, of Louisa, died Wednesday, June 6, at VA Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 9, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Stella McKinster, 78, of Louisa, died Wednesday, June 6, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 9, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Sandra Lynn Wheeler, 50, of Thelma, died Wednesday, June 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Troy Wheeler. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 9, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Ernest E. Preece, 93, of Selmer, Tennessee, formerly of Lawrence County, died Wednesday, June 6. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 10, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Staton, 78, of Pilgrim, died Wednesday, June 6, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland. She is survived by her husband, Dave Staton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 9, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Shirley Marie Arrington Wells, 80, of Springfield, Georgia, formerly of Lawrence County, died Thursday, May 24, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Homer D. Wells.

Manda Moore Hardin, 84, of Louisa, died Friday, June 8, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 10, uner the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

June 4, 2001

Cora Copley, 86, of Radnor, West Virginia, died Monday, May 21, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 24, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Louella Young Butler Crabtree, 88, of Ashland, native of Lawrence County, died Monday, May 21. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 24, under the direction of Lazear Funeral Home.

Vinson Hammond, 75, of Webbville, died Friday, May 25, at the home of his cousin, Julia Mollette following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 29, at Maranatha Bible Church, Webbville.

Harold D. Jobe, 60, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Wednesday, May 23, at Doctors North Hospital, Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn T. Jobe. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 26, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Linda Sue Kise, 56, of Louisa, died Tuesday, May 22, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Arlie E. King. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 25, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

James E. Lester of Kermit, West Virginia, died Friday, May 25. He is survived by his wife, Carol Gilmon Lester. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 27, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Cynthia Marie McClellan, 34, of Genoa, West Virginia, died Saturday, May 26. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 29, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Rush Pope, 76, of Louisa, died Thursday, May 24, at Kings’ Daughter’s Medical Center, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bentley Pope. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 27, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Andy Jack Ratliff, 40, of Blaine, died Sunday, May 20, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, LaDonna Smith Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Luther Young, 72, of Webbville, died Monday, May 21, at the VA Medical Center, Huntington. He is survived by his wife, Jennette Perkins Young. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

May 29, 2001

Christopher Beseler, six weeks old, Logan West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 16. His parents are Christopher and Belinda Perkins Beseler of Logan. Arrangements are under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

James Arthur Charles, 74, of Royalton, died Friday, May 18, at Kindred Hospital, Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 21, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Christine Davis, 75, of Inez, died Saturday, May 19, at the Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 21, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Ilene Fraley, 82, of Webbville, died Monday, May 14, at her residence, following a sudden illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 17, under the direction of Malone Funeral Home.

Ashley Sidney Johnson, 97, of Fort gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, May 20, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

John Britton “J.B.” Wells Jr., 86, of Lexington, died Sunday, May 20, at The Breckinridge, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Martha Gess Hayman Wells. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, at Mayo United Methodist Church.

Randolph Marcum, 72, of Crum, West Virginia, died Sunday, May 20, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington. He is survived by his wife, Dolly Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Georgia Pauline Auxier Meek, 78, of Louisa, died Tuesday, May 15, at Riverside Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Georgia Pauline Auxier Meek, 78, of Louisa, died Tuesday, May 15, at Riverside Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Shirley Mills, 65, of Beauty, died Wednesday, May 16, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Russell Mills. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Delores Alien Pelfrey, 68, of Louisa, died Tuesday, May 15. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 17, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Wendell Don Pinson, 65, of Rome, Georgia, died Saturday, May 19, after a lengthy illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 22, under the direction of Jennings Funeral Home.

Andy Jack Ratliff, 40, of Blaine, died Sunday, May 20, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, LaDonna Smith Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Gerald Reed, 62, of DeBoard, died Sunday, May 20, at U.K. Medical Center, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Pearl Bowen Reed. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Edna LaFong Scheifers, 79, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, formerly of Louisa, died Sunday, May 13, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Graveside funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 17, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Leonard Doss Sr., 78, of Kenova, died Wednesday, May 16, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Doss. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 20, under the direction of Chapman’s Mortuary.

Stella Shoup, 95, of Blaine, died Monday, May 14, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Graveside funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 17, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

May 14, 2001

Harry Glen Webb Jr., 60, of South Charleston, West Virginia, formerly of Ashland, died Monday, in Charleston Area Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Michele Webb. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Curry Funeral Home.

Paul Ralph “P.R.” Copley, 51, of Prichard, West Virginia, native of Louisa, died Monday, April 30. Graveside funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 3, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Zella May Craft, 84, of Columbus, Ohio, died Monday, May 7, at Mt. Carmel Hospital, Columbus. Arrangements are under the direction of O.R. Woodward Funeral Home.

Marline Little Ellis, 69, of Louisa, died Sunday, May 6, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 9, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Kenya Brenta Raylynn Evans, daughter of Brent and Maranda Salmons of Fort Gay, West Virginia, was stillborn Monday, April 30, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Graveside funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Chloea Fitch, 87, of Inez, died Monday, May 7, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 10, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Wilma Lorene Goff, 91, of Prichard, West Virginia, died Saturday, May 5, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 7, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Lucian Maynard, 70, of Louisa, died Sunday, April 29, at his residence. A military graveside service was conducted by W.O. Johnson Post 89 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 and graveside funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Doris Setser McKinney, 56, of Louisa, died Saturday, May 5, at Three Rivers Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Wiley. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 7, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Malinda Carol “Mindy” Jones, 24, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, May 6, at Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 10, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Harold Pennington, 71, of Louisa, died Sunday, May 6, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Vonnie Meredith Pennington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 10, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Robert Lee Porter, 42, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, May 6, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington. He is survived by his wife, Rita Faye Porter. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Howard Adin See, 77, of Louisa, died Monday, May 7, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Robbie Miller See. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 10, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Katherine H. White, 77, of Louisa, died Monday, May 7, at J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center. She is survived by her husband, Herbert B. White. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 10, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

May 7, 2001

Bertha Hale, 98, of Pilgrim, died Wednesday, April 25, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Edgar Hale. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 28, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Selva Geraldine “Jerri” Roberts, 66, of Catlettsburg, died Wednesday, April 25. She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” A. Roberts. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 28, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Geneva Lowe Holbrook, 72, of Versailles, died Tuesday, April 24. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 27, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Rebecca Triplett, 87, of Louisa, died Friday, April 27, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 29, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Jack Shuttleworth, 67, of Webbville, died Tuesday, April 17, at his residence. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

April 23, 2001

Homer Hughes, 90, of Louisa, died Tuesday, April 10, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Eula Mae Compton Hughes. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 14, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Elsie “Tommie” Vanhoose, 84, of Lowmansville, died Wednesday, April 11, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 13, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Jimmie Lee Copley, 69, of Sikeston, Missouri, formerly of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Friday, March 16, at Missouri Delta Medical Center, Sikeston. He is survived by his wife, Alta Jean McClaine Copley.

Harvey Parsons Jr., 48, of Grayson, died Wednesday, April 11. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 14, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Alta Mae Fitzpatrick, 52, of Louisa, died Sunday, April 15. She is survived by her husband, James H. Fitzpatrick. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 19, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Louise Clark Thompson, 89, formerly of Louisa, died Monday, April 16, at the Clermont County Retirement Home in Milford, Ohio. Arrangements are under the direction of Somerset Undertaking.

April 16, 2001

Howard James, 69, of Inez, died Tuesday, April 3, at Three Rivers Medical Center. A memorial service was held at a later date. Phelps and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

William Brackett, 40, died Wednesday, April 4, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Marvetta Collier Brackett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 7, under the direction of Phelps and Sun Funeral Home.

Thurman Porter Sr., 68, of Radnor, West Virginia, died Monday, April 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Doris Porter. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 8, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Earl Ratliff, 90, of Louisa, died Thursday, April 5, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Alichia Sammons Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 8, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Dorothy May Skaggs, 73, of Blaine, died Friday, April 6. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 10, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Jay (Ed) Miller, 69, of Louisa, died Saturday, April 7, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 10, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

James N. “Nick” Boggs, 54, of Louisa, died Saturday, April 7. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Verlie Hayes, 97, of Louisa, died Sunday, April 8, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Reverend Bert Miller, 88, of Columbus, Ohio, died Thursday, April 5. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Miller. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 9, under the direction of O.R. Woodyard Funeral Home.

March 30, 2001

Iva Joy Meade, 90, of Louisa, died Monday, March 19, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 22, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Sandra D. Wellman, 58, of The Woodlands, Texas, died Sunday, March 18. She is survived by her husband, Chuck Wellman Sr. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 21, under the direction of The Woodlands Funeral Home.

Roy C. Frazier, 61, of Orient, Ohio, died Thursday, March 22, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Diane Frazier. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 24, under the direction of Miller Funeral Home.

March 16, 2001

Ella Lois Endicott, 62, of Louisa, died Monday, March 5. She is survived by her husband, James Endicott. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 8, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Lena Mae McCloud, 79, of Kenova, West Virginia, died Tuesday, March 6, at her residence. Private funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 8, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

James Ernest “Ernie” Fraley, 85, of Louisa, died Wednesday, March 7, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Moore Fraley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 10, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Kay Moore, 89, of Louisa, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 7, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 10, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Armilda I. Maynard, 75, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, March 11, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 13, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Liddie Mae Ferguson Wallin of Louisa, died Monday, March 12, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Arrangements are under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

March 12, 2001

Willis Herschell Fannin, 79, of Louisa, died Tuesday, February 27, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 1, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Ben Vanhorn, 80, of Catlettsburg, died Sunday, February 25. A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date at Buchanan Chapel Cemetery. Kilgore and Collier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Homer M. Harmon, 41, of Pilgrim, died Wednesday, February 28, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 3, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Jason Destry Cunningham, 21, of Fort Gay West Virginia, died Saturday, March 3. He is survived by his wife Alecia DeFoe Cunningham. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 6, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Myrtle Salyers Chaffins, 84, of Louisa, died Friday, March 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 4, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Daniel Edgar Tennow, 70, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, died Wednesday, February 7, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Adams Hazlett. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery, April 9.

March 5, 2001

Pamela Walter, 47, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, February 25, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, February 28, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

William (Bill) News, 75, of Louisa, died Monday, February 26, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Janet Cordle New. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 1, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Robert Webb, 71, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Monday, February 26, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Robertson Webb. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 1, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Lester Mounts, 79, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Sunday, February 25, at Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Irene Casey Layne Mounts. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 28, under the direction of R. S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

Glenna Faye Hodges, 48, of Auburndale, Florida, died Tuesday, February 20, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, James Hodges. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 24, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

George (June) Bryant Jr., 77, of Berlin Heights, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Friday, February 23. He is survived by his wife, Clara Canterbury Bryant. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 26, under the direction of Hinman and Tanner Funeral Home.

William Daniels, 80, died Saturday, February 24, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 26, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home, Hager Hill.

February 26, 2001

Estill “Bud” Gallion, 77, of Elyria, died Sunday, February 11, at Elms Nursing Home, Wellington. He is survived by his wife, Helen Jean Sexton Gallion. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 14.

Alexander Lee Chaney, infant son of Thomas Chaney and Lisa Newsome of Louisa, died Tuesday, February 13. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, February 15, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Linda Karen Patton, 57, of Louisa, died Monday, February 19, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 22, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Ida Chaffin Adams, 77, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Irish Creek, died Sunday, February 11, at Mt. Carmel Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Bernard Adams. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 14, under the direction of Cook and Son-Pallay Funeral Home.

Rachel Briggs, 21, of Inez, died Friday, February 16, at Columbia, South Carolina. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 19, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Todd Anthony Branham, 28, of Louisa, died Saturday, February 17, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Connie Roberts Branham. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert G. (Bob) Thompson, 67, of Louisa, died Saturday, February 17, at his residence. He is survived by his wife Darlene Hicks Thompson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 22, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

James W. Kitchen, 84, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Saturday, February 17, at his residence. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, February 24, at Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa.

Thelma L. Newton, 82, of Lexington, died Wednesday, February 14, at Pine Meadows Health Care. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 16, under the direction of W.R. Milward Mortuary.

February 19, 2001

Isaac Maynard, 72, of Crum, West Virginia, died Monday, February 5, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Evans Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 7, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Pearl Spears Litton, 64, of Tomahawk, died Wednesday, February 7, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Jack Litton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Raymond Luther Ferguson, 58, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Wednesday, February 7, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Linda S. Ferguson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Sandra Castle, 23, of Wittensville, died Friday, February 9. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Castle. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Anna M. Moore, 52, of Shelby, Ohio, died Saturday, February 10, at Med Central/Mansfield Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Murlin C. Moore. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 14, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Marshall Ray Fraley, 47, of Hager Hill, died Sunday, February 11. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 14, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

John Russell (JR) Copley, 80, of Inez, died Sunday, February 11, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

January 26, 2001

Willie (Bill) Steele, 68, of Blaine, died Tuesday, January 16, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Martha Cook Steel. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ruie Estella Elmore, 50, of Charleston, West Virginia, died Tuesday, January 16, at Charleston Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Mary L. Borders, 67, of Newark, Ohio, died January 10, at Licking Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Bernard Borders. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Henderson, Van Atta and Johnston Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Adams, 79, of Circleville, Ohio, died Saturday, January 20. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 23, at Mader-Peters Funeral Home. Mader-Peters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Susie Preece, 25, of Pilgrim, died Saturday, January 20, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 22, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home. Phelps and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sarah Bell West, 79, of Louisa, died Sunday, January 21, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, North West. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 23, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Helen Hall, 83, of El Paso, Texas, died Thursday, January 11. She is survived by her husband, Reverend Carl Hall. Funeral services were conducted at Restlawn Funeral Home, El Paso.

Abigail S. VanHorne, 96, of Medina, Ohio, formerly of Lawrence County, died Friday, January 19, at Evergreen Rehab and Care Center, Medina. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 25, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Olive Elizabeth Davis, 97, of Louisa, died Monday, January 22, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

January 19, 2001

Mavis Ruth Perkins, 52, of Fallsburg, died Sunday, January 14, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 16, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Douglas Michael King, 49, of Louisa, died Saturday, January 13, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Dottie R. King. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 16, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Darrell Edward Cyrus, 34, of Washington County, Tennessee, formerly of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Saturday, January 6. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 13, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Marie Frances Brown Ware, 72, of Louisa, died Thursday, January 11, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Louetta Copley, 54, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Friday, January 12, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Mary Hurt, 66, of Shalimar, died Saturday, January 6. National Creamation Society served the family.

Helen Hall, 83, of El Paso, Texas, died Thursday, January 11. Funeral services were conducted at Restlawn Funeral Home.

Willy Steele, 68, of Louisa, died Tuesday, January 16, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa was in charge of arrangements.

January 12, 2001

Dovie Price, 82, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, January 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 5, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Mary Elizabeth Heltsley Sammons, 90, of Glenhayes, West Virginia, died Tuesday, January 2, at Lakin Hospital, Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the directon of Wilson Funeral Home.

Arnold G. Childers Jr., 82, of Greenup, died Tuesday, January 2, at Our Lady of the Bellefonte Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 5, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Dewey “Buck” R. Hogston, 63, of Webbville, died Thursday, January 4. He is survived by his wife, Hazel E. Hogston. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Lizzie Fletcher, 78, of Inez, died Thursday, Jauary 4, at Highland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 7, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Opal Queen McCarthy, 89, of Louisa, died Friday, January 5, at J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Graveside funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 10, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Teddy Nicholas Fuller, 73, of Catlettsburg, died Sunday, January 7, at the Veterans Administration Center, Huntington, West Virginia. His body was donated to Marshall University School of Medicine. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Simpson (Sammy) Howell, 67, of Pilgrim, died Sunday, January 7, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Sally Jude Howell. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 10, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Della Louise Keaton Berry, 57, died Wednesday, January 3. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Rader-Lynch and Dodds Funeral Home, London

January 8, 2000

Recie Stidham, 86, of Louisa, died Monday, January 1, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 6, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Justin Keith Shannon, 19, of Louisa, died Saturday, December 30, 2000, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 2, 2001, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Alifair Cook McGinnis Crum, 86, of Louisa, died Sunday December 31, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Freda Faith Burchette, 80, of Louisa, died Wednesday, December 20, 2000, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 22, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Larry Ferguson, 48, of Blaine, died Friday, December 22, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 22, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Simon Peter Williams, 96, of Catlettsburg, died Thursday, December 21, 2000, at J.J. Jordan Geriatric Cener, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Nora Ellen Williams. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 24, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Alexander “Lighting” Clark, 79, of Louisa, died Monday, December 25, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Center, Huntington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday December 28, at Young Funeral Home.

Lloyd L. Wagner, 67, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Edwards Wagner. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 28, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Hazel Kirk, 76, of Louisa, died Wednesday, December 27, 2000, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Deniza Webb Wilson, 95, of Gainesville, Florida, died Saturday, December 23, 2000, at Ayers Health and Rehabilitaton Center, Trenton, Florida. She is survived by her husband, Stuart L. Wilson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Joe Childers 64, of Richardson, died Tuesday, December 26, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife Willie Faye Borders Childers. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

James W. McDowell, 73, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mae Abel McDowell. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 28, under the direction of O.R. Woodyard Co. Funeral Home.

Willis Paul Preece of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Wednesday, December 27, 2000. Memorial services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2001, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home.

Barbara P. Orvis, 72, a native of West Virginia, died Friday, December 29, at the home of her daughter, in Louisa. Young Funeral Home, Louisa, is in charge of arrangements.

Nora Lee Spaulding, 90, of Columbus, Ohio, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2001, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Shayla Renee Thompson, died Wednesday, December 27, 2000, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Graveside funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 30, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Dovie Price, 82, of Louisa, died Tuesday, January 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.