James Larry O'Dell
James Larry “Doc” O'Dell died Saturday, July 31, 2004, in CAMC Memorial Hospital after a long-term illness.
Born August 17, 1944, Jim grew up in Poca and resided for the last 17 years in Summersville. He retired from his father's company, O'Dell and Associates.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Opal O'Dell.
Surviving: his wife of 18 1/2 years, Debbie; children, Jeff O'Dell and Tonya O'Dell Rader; grandchildren, John Casto, Derek O'Dell, Kristine Elliott, Connor O'Dell and Jalee Rader; father, Roy O'Dell; sisters, Shirley Lilly, Emogene Aggurie and Rose Thomas.
Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro, was in charge of arrangements
Virginia L. Neal
Virginia L. Neal, 92, of Culloden died August 6, 2004, in Putnam General Hospital after a short illness.
She was retired from Davis Wholesale.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Chelsie Neal, daughter, Deloris Sowards, six sisters, three brothers, and two grandsons.
Surviving: daughters, Jenny Lee Schneider of Burlington, Ohio, Catherine Sowards of Hurricane and Shirley Hays of Milton; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Service was held Sunday, August 8, 2004, at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Pastor Paul Meadows officiating. Burial was in Culloden Cemetery.
Luis O. Carvajadl Sr.
Luis O. Carvajadl Sr., 53, of Hurricane died July 30, 2004.
Surviving: the Carvajadl family - Sonia, Juve, Mya, Issabella, Luis Jr., Carmen, Alain, Bryan and Stacey Carvajadl.
There was no visitation. Chapman Funeral Home, Teays Valley, was in charge of arrangements.
Homer Cremeans, 84, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2004, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted at 7 pm Saturday, August 7, 2004, at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, by the Rev. Kenneth Harbour. Burial in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Huntington. He was born June 15, 1920, in Huntington, WV, son of the late Jake and Katherine Lucas Cremeans. Mr. Cremeans was a retired truck driver with 38 years of service to BASF. He was a member of the U.S. World War II, stationed in Japan. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post #9738, which conducted military graveside services on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Oaklawn Memorial Park He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice Katherine Harless Cremeans; a daughter and son-in-law, Aloma Mae and Curtis Henry of Huntington; a grandson, Ryan Lee Henry and step-grandson, Christopher L Blair. Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/henson.
Rebecca Susan Honaker Lawson
Rebecca Susan Honaker Lawson, 57, of Milton, died Thursday, August 5, 2004, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at Chapman's Mortuary with Pastor Doug Spurlock officiating. Burial in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. She was born February 19, 1947, in Huntington, a daughter of Ralph W. Honaker of Huntington and the late Dolly M. McCoy Honaker. Also preceding her in death was an infant sister, Judith K. Honaker. She graduated from Barboursville High School and attended Marshall University. She was a member of VFW Post 1064 Auxiliary and the Huntington Detachment #340 Marine Corps League. She was accomplished in arts and crafts, and was knowledgeable of classical paintings and sculptures. She worked and traveled in the United States, Mexico and England. She operated an Appalachian crafts store and hair salon in Milton and Huntington. Additional survivors include one son, Zachary R. Lawson of Milton; a sister and brother-in-law, Dolly Ann Honaker and Jack Jeffers of Bay City, Mich.; a nephew, aunts, uncles and loving cousins. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, wasi in charge of arrangements.
Sarah Ellen Dolen Terry “Meme”
Sarah Ellen Dolen Terry, “Meme,” 62, of Barboursville, went to dwell on Zion's Hill, “Heaven,” after a brief illness on Friday, August 6, 2004. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 8, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel by the Rev. Tracy Call. Burial in Dolen Family Cemetery. She was born October 26,1941, in Cabell County, to the loving parents, the late Rev. Leonard Basil Dolen and the late Mary Esta Nida Dolen She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Burt, Buddy, Pete and Junior Dolen and her father-in-law, Hartzel Terry. She was a member of Parkcircle FWB Church, where she served as a pastor's wife for 32 years, a Sunday School teacher, clerk, and trustee. She led countless numbers of souls to the Lord. Even during her final days on this earth, God's name was glorified by seven souls being saved due to her witness and testimony.
She leaves behind a loving companion of over 47 years of marriage, the Rev. Thomas H. Terry; two daughters that call her “blessed,” Cheryl Ann Terry Jeffers and Carol Denise Terry Turley; three devoted grandchildren, Denise Ellen Jeffers Napier, Sarah Ellen Turley and CarolAnn Ellen Jeffers; one devoted grandson-in-law, Bill Napier; her brothers and sisters, John Dolen and his wife, Lilly, Bill Dolen and his wife, Carolyn, the Rev. Sam Dolen and his wife, Merry, Hazel Hutchinson and her husband, Jim, Lois Meade and her husband, Bruce, Mary Crabtree and her husband the Rev. Hob Crabtree, Ida Mae Jeffers and her husband, Argie, Ethel Brath and her husband, Jerry, and the Rev. David Dolen and his wife, Pamela; her mother-in-law Dorothy Terry; a host of treasured nieces and nephews whom she loved; a multitude of cousins and a family of God filled with brothers and sisters in Christ.
The family would like to give thanks to the knowledge and compassion of the Oncology Team and staff of St Mary's Medical Center, Dr. Gerrit Kimmey, Jeannie Kim (PharmD.), her “brother-in Christ,” Dr. Matthew Harris, Dr. Leponto, and her neighbor, Dr. Mazagri. She fell asleep with the same grace and dignity in which she lived her dally life.
Her last testimony during Mother's Day service was. “It's been good, and it's been real, and I wouldn't take nothing for my journey. I'm not sad about this, and I'm not worried. I said `Take me, Lord, use me, and get glory out of me'”. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements. A celebration of her life was held immediately following the committal service at the Barboursville Community Center. We love you, “Meme,” and promise to meet you in the morning,
Anna Jean Felkins
Jan. 6, 1963 - July 17, 2004
Anna Jean Johnson Kimber Felkins, 41, of Columbia, S.C., passed away July 17, 2004, at Lexington Memorial Hospital after along battle with cancer.
Anna is survived by one son, John Kimber of Columbia, S.C.; husband, Wayne Felkins of Columbia, S.C.; father and mother, Elton and Wanda Johnson of Hurricane, W.Va.; sister, Debbie Sloan of St. Cloud, Fla.; brother, Elton Johnson of Winter Springs, Fla.; one nephew, Chris Sloan of the United States Navy; two nieces, Casie Sloan of Sattelite Beach, Fla.; and Nicole Sha Phillips of Sistersville.
Anna went to school and graduated from Sistersville High School in 1981. She will be sadly missed by family, friends, and loved ones. Anna loved the Lord and her family. She loved the ocean and her son, John, will spread her ashes there.
Dorothy L. Long
Dorothy L. Long, 87, of Barboursville, passed away July 31, 2004, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service were conducted Friday, August 6, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by the Rev. Basil Hudson. Burial in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. She was born March 2, 1917, in Cabell County, a daughter of the late Jess Hanshaw and Thelma Robinson Kuntz. She was a member of the Living Word Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Major V. Long; one daughter, Donna May Long. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Charles Spurlock of Barboursville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles R. and Ruth Long of Barboursville and Cledith “Tooter” and Faye Long of Barboursville; two sisters, Wanda and Patty Smith, both of Huntington; one brother, Harold Hanshaw of Kenova; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank two special caregivers, Diccies Coovert and Sue Short for the loving care during mom's illness.
Rev. Manford Cass Hutchinson
Rev. Manford Cass Hutchinson, 70, of Huntington, passed away Monday, August 2, 2004, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, August 5, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel by the Rev. Scott Ferguson and the Rev. Keith Leap. Burial in Gill Cemetery, Salt Rock. He was born September 16, 1933, in Salt Rock, a son of the late R.C. and Callie Paugh Morrison Hutchinson. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Stuart Hutchinson, Ercell Hutchinson, Richard Hutchinson and Vernon Morrison, and five sisters, Evelyn Atkins, Ruth Stewart, Mae Cox, Georgia Wheeler and Edna Hutchinson. He was a retired Methodist minister having served at Bachtel United Methodist Church, New Haven, W.Va.; Florence Memorial United Methodist Church, Dickson, W.Va.; St. John's United Methodist Church, Parsons, W.Va.; Trinity United Methodist Church, Parkersburg, W.Va.; and First United Methodist Church, Williamson, W.Va. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in the Korean War. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Nanelle Midkiff Hutchinson; one sister, Ellene Goedert of Plesanton, Calif.; two brothers, Louie Hutchinson and his wife, Betty, of Malden, W.Va., and Russell Hutchinson and his wife, Doris, of Hesperia, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Wilma Klyce of Riceville, Tenn., Ella Morrison of Brook Park, Ohio, and Toni Hutchinson of Columbus, Ohio; a brother-in-law, Lynn E. Midkiff of Deltona, Fla.; 11 nieces and 14 nephews.
The family would like to thank everyone who helped during Cass' short illness and especially the staff of 4th Floor South at St. Mary's Medical Center. Memorial contributions may be made to Salt Rock United Methodist Church or Hospice of Huntington.
Geneva Faye Adkins Reed
Geneva Faye Adkins Reed, 79, of Barboursville, W.Va, died Monday, August 2, 2004, at her residence.. She was born August 31, 1924, at Holden, W.Va., a daughter of the late Walter and Fannie Adkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey A. Reed Jr. She is survived by her children, Alana Thorpe of Marshall, Va.; Penelope Bostic of Milton, W.Va.; Debra Waggoner of Warrenton, Va.; Shelly Reed of Barboursville, W.Va.; Adam G. Reed of Baytown, Texas; and Skip Reed of Barboursville, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Waldo Adkins of Chester, W.Va., Rowena Bonde of St. Charles, Ill.; Patricia Hicks of Sias, W.Va., Lewis Delano Adkins of Pleasant View, W.Va., Dana W. Adkins and Carl F. Adkins, both of Prichard, W.Va. Funeral service were conducted Thursday, August 5, 2004, at the Bethel Baptist Church, Sias, W.Va, with Milo Cummings officiating. Burial in the Golzaberry Cemetery, Sias, W.Va. Handley Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va., was in charge of arrangements.
Alderson Adkins, 80, of East Lynn, W.Va., passed away Saturday, July 31, 2004, at the Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Funeral service were conducted Wednesday, August 4, 2004, at the Wolf Pen Church of Christ by Minister Emual Adkins and Minister Delmer Adkins. Burial in the Jones Cemetery, East Lynn. He was born May 20, 1924, in Wayne County, a son of the late Lambert and Pheoba Adkins. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Matt Adkins and Ishmal Adkins, and one sister, Thirley Adkins. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army, where he fought in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes-Battle of the Bulge, the Rhineland and Central Europe. He was a life member of the D.A.V. and P.V.A. and was a member of Wolf Pen Church of Christ. He is survived by two special brothers, Hanable Adkins and his wife, Joyce, of East Lynn and Leean Adkins and his wife, Revella, of Branchland. He will be missed by a host of nieces and nephews. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Manford Cass Hutchinson
Rev. Manford Cass Hutchinson, 70, of Huntington, died Monday, August 2, 2004 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services were held Thursday, August 5, 2004 at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville; burial in Gill Cemetery, Salt Rock. Contributions may be made to Salt Rock United Methodist Church or Hospice of Huntington.
Cynthia “Cindy” Hunt
Cynthia “Cindy” Hunt, 39, of Barboursville, W.Va., passed away Saturday, July 31, 2004 at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 4, 2004 at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, by the Rev. D. L. Webb. Burial in Miller Memorial Gardens, Miller, Ohio. She was born January 1, 1965, in Ironton, Ohio, to Robert A. and Wanda Riley Smith of Proctorville. In addition to her parents she is survived by her husband, Steven Hunt; three daughters, Tamara Roy of Ona, W.Va., Kayleigh Hunt of Ironton, Ohio, and Jade Hunt of South Point, Ohio; one son, Jacob Hunt of South Point, Ohio, two grandchildren, Katrina and Chloe Roy; three sisters, Bobbie Belle and Cathy Simmons, both of Proctorville, and Janie Smith, of South Point, Ohio; and one brother, Tim Smith of Rock Hill, S.C.
Betty Lou LeGrand
Betty Lou LeGrand, 69, of Hurricane, W.Va., passed away Saturday July 31, 2004. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 4, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel, Barboursville. She was born October 2, 1934, in Chesapeake, Ohio, a daughter of the late Noah and Lucinda Scites Smoot. She was a retired employee of the Cabell County Board of Education. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Brenda and Eddie Jobe of Culloden and Deborah Adkins of Concord, N.C.; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Barbara LeGrand of Concord, N.C.; two sisters, Eloise Fuller of Proctorville, Ohio, and Ernestine Smoot of Texas; six grandchildren, Stormi Wilson, Jim Wolf, Tommy Adkins, Summer Jobe, Camron LeGrand and Mark Adkins; great-grandchildren, Coty Wilson, Alyssa Hester Haydn Bowen and Ariel Josey.
Helen Neal Ashworth, 75, of Hurricane died Saturday, July 24, 2004, at home after a long illness.
She was a homemaker and attended Riverview Freewill Baptist Church of St. Albans.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Junior Ashworth, her parents, A.V. and Justine Neal, a son, Gary Wayne Ashworth, and half-sister, Rachel Hill.
Surviving: son, Jim Ashworth and his wife, Denise, of Snellville, Georgia; daughter, Susan Chapman and her husband, Tim, of Charleston; granddaughrers, Kama Stephens and Jamie Ashworth, both of Georgia; sisters, Phyllis Racer of St. Albans and Pat Morrison of South Charleston; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Service was held Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans, with the Rev. Delmar Young officiating. Burial was in Teays Hill Cemetery, St. Albans.
Edward M. Hildebrand
Edward Michael “Pete” Hildebrand, 84, of Winfield died July 26, 2004.
Service was held Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.