Jacqueline “Jackie” Ann Largent
Jacqueline “Jackie” Ann Largent, 64, of Barboursville, W.Va., formerly of Cumberland, Md., passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cumberland. Burial in Rocky Gap Veteran Cemetery. She was born March 3, 1940, in Cumberland, a daughter of Helen Schaidt Peterson of Cumberland the late Samuel Peterson. She was retired from Huntington State Hospital and was a member of New Life Church. She is survived by her husband, John “Kenny” Largent; one daughter and son-in-law, Kendra and Robert McFarland of Proctorville, Ohio; one son and daughter-in-law, John Largent Jr. and Kathleen of Powder Springs, Ga.; one sister, Elaine Stottlemyer of Cumberland; one brother, Ronald Peterson of Lavale, Md.; three grandchildren, Samalin Spurlock and her husband Chris, and Matthew McFarland and Kelcie Largent; and three great-grandchildren, Felishia, Robbie and Brookelyn. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Owen Elliot Bias
Owen Elliot Bias, 84, of Milton, husband of Audrey Morrison Bias, died Saturday, September 11, 2004 in Morris Memorial Nursing Home, Milton. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 15, 2004 at Heck Funeral Home, Milton.
Jerry C. Chapman, Jr.
Jerry C. Chapman, Jr., 45, of Barboursville, W Va., died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Tuesday, Sept 7, 2004. Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 11, 2004 at Lewis Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. David Lemming and Rev. Jim Franklin officiating. Burial in Herrenkohl Cemetery, Lesage, W.Va. Jerry was born June 9, 1959 in Huntington, W.Va. a son of Rev. Jerry C. Chapman, Sr. and Zelphia Gue Chapman. He was a 1977 graduate of Huntington East High School and a graduate of Marshall University where he was a member of the baseball team. He was a member of Open Door Baptist Church and Lewis Memorial Baptist Church. He was a salesman for State Equipment. Jerry was a former coach with the Barboursville Little League Girls Softball, ASA Girls Softball, the Stan Musial League, and was an assistant coach for the Huntington High School Baseball Team. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, A. L. “Lon” and Letha May Clay Chapman and Elmer and Zella Childers Gue. He is survived by his wife of twenty-one years, Jennifer Smith Chapman, the joy of his life, his loving daughter Emily Jean Chapman of Barboursville; a sister and brother-in-law, Dana Chapman Gibbs and Jeff of Pittsburg, Pa; his nephews, Jeff and John Gibbs and Nathaniel Woodall. His mother-in-law, Emogene Woodall; and a very special friend, Greg Rowsey.
He is also survived by a host of loving family including aunts, uncles and cousins including a special cousin, Gina Ulicny of Atlanta, Ga. and a host of good friends. Jerry will missed by all who knew him, his love for his family, his cheery smile, witty personality and the positive influence he had on many young men will always be remembered. Pallbearers were Greg Rowsey, Scott Shumate, Roger Adkins, Scott Blake, Brian Paul, David Sager, Jr., Jay Jefferson and David Rowsey. Honorary pallbearers were the Huntington High School Baseball Team, past and present. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make a memorial contribution to the Jerry C. Chapman, Jr. Memorial Fund c/o Dave Helmer, BB&T Bank, 1st Street and 6th Avenue, Huntington, W.Va. 25701. Beard Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
Peggy J. McCoy Mills
Peggy J. McCoy Mills, 49, of Milton, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2004 at Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Ky. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, September 11, 2004 at Spring Hill Cemetery by Pastor Rick Glass. She was born December 22, 1954 in Pikeville, Ky., a daughter of the late Trimble McCoy and Stella Kitchen McCoy. She was a member of Elmwood Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Eustace A. Mills, Jr.; one daughter, Rebecca Flannery of Rio Grande, Ohio; one step-daughter, Tiffany Mills of Barboursville; one son, Michael Moore of Barboursville; four sisters, Vine Coleman of Oak Hill, Ohio; Willa Gray of Oak Hill Ohio; Marge Greer of Grayson, Ky.; Mandy Bishop of Paintsville, Ky.; five grandchildren Michaela Flannery, Sean Flannery, Cole Flannery, Chad Moore, and Sierra Misner. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
James Phillip Adkins
James Phillip Adkins, 62, of Baltimore, Md., died Thursday, Sept 2, 2004, after a long illness. He was born Feb. 21, 1942, to the late Carlos and Geneva Adkins in Huntington, W.Va. He was the foster son of Eron Adkins and the late Evelyn Coffman Adkins. He is survived by his wife, Debi Adkins of Baltimore; a sister, Nondra VanRiper of Huntington; a brother, Michael Adkins and his wife Linda, of Houston; his children, Dawn Brown, Christopher Adkins, Patrick Adkins and his wife, Julie, all by Titusville, Fla., and Sarah Gamerman of Hagerstown, Md.; four grandsons, Tommy, Austin, Justin and Max; one granddaughter, Ashley, a great-granddaughter, Paige; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was also preceded in death by Evelyn Coffman Adkins, Ellen Richardson, Jerry Lynn Adkins and Ella Kay Montrossa. He was retired from Florida Power and Light. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept 7, 2004, in Gill Cemetery, Salt Rock by the Rev. Ed Hood. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Ann Irene Caldwell
Ann Irene Caldwell, 53, Of Ona passed into her heavenly rest Sunday, Sept 5, at her home with family at her side, having lost her brave battle with the cruel disease scleroderma. She was born June 1, 195L the daughter of Lewis E. “Gene” and Mildred Morrison Caldwell and lived her whole life in Ona, but traveled the world for Christ. Ann was recently named “Mission Volunteer Emeritus” by Beulah Ann Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a lifelong member. Her Christian influence will live on in the countries she visited on 19 Missionary work tours from 1979 to 2002, which include Mexico, Jamaica, Australia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Uganda, Russia Nicaragua, El Salvador, Peru, Japan and West Virginia, where she helped build churches, schools, medical clinics, homes, water systems, etc. Ann was a 1969 graduate of Milton High School and attended Marshall University for two years. She was retired from. the United States Postal Service. The church will greatly miss her ministry of music. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sisters Mary Gene Beheler, Joyce Ross and Susan McComas; her brothers-in-law Jim Ross, and Tom McComas, all of Ona; nieces and nephews, Philip Beheler of Burke, Va., Thomas Beheler of Brandon, Fla., and Benjamin and Bethany Ross and Erin and Jenna McComas, all of Ona; “sisters-in-love,” Saundra Kirby and husband, Greg, and Bobby Bowen; great aunts, Ruth Markin and Helen Rimmer; aunts and uncles, Carl and John Caldwell, Hazel Bond, Frances Beckett, Anna Wetherholt, Iva Mae Rider, Maxine Turley and Jim Morrison, all of Ona;
many cousins; interpreter friend, Alex Aniaya and wife Larue; and dozens of other mission coworkers, especially her missionary cousin, David Turley and family, who ministered in Japan and Okinawa. The family would like to thank our friends, family and church for your love and support. Thanks especially to Pastor Paul Meadows, Dr. David Ayers and Hospice of Huntington for your tender loving care. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at Beulah Ann Missionary Baptist Church by Pastor Paul Meadows and the Rev. David Turley. Burial in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.
Edna Frances Blair Nethercutt Childers
Edna Frances Blair Nethercutt Childers, 77, of Huntington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004, at her home. Services were conducted at Wednesday, Sept 8, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel by the Rev. Larry Nelson. Burial in Oaklawn Memorial Park. She was born May 23, 1927, in Cabell County, a daughter of the late Herman and Martha Frances Henry Blair. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil Nethercutt; her second husband, Frank Childers; and her son, John Nethercutt. She was a member of Washington Baptist Church. She is survived by two grandchildren, Deborah Kay Morgan. and her husband, Kelvin, of Westmoreland and Gregory Allen Nethercutt and his wife, Stephanie Jo, of Huntington; four great-grandchildren, Vanessa Renee, Cheyanna Mae, Elizabeth Marie and John Kenneth Nethercutt; a daughter-in-law, Donna Nethercutt of Huntington; and an uncle and aunt Edgar and Colleen Henry of Dunbar, W.Va.
Wayne Allen Dornon
Wayne Allen Dornon, 31, of South Point, Ohio, passed away Friday, Sept 3, 2004. at home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Sept 8, 2004, at Hall Funeral Home by Pastor Herman George. Burial in Blue Sulphur Cemetery, Ona, W Va. He was born Feb. 25, 1973, in Huntington, W.Va. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Renee and Will Riffe of Italy; father and stepmother, Duane and Kathy Dornon of South Point, Ohio, two daughters, Courtney and Tori of South Point; brother, Alex Dornon of South Point; sister, Brianna Riffe of Italy; grandmothers, Wilma Johnson Keay of Ona, WV, Eunice Dornon of South Point, and Donnette Burns of Myrtle Beach, SC; great-grandmother, Theodosia Burns of Milton, W Va, and several aunts and uncles. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio, was in charge of arrangements..Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Gregory P. Hall
Gregory P. Hall, 17, of Huntington died Thursday, Sept 2, 2004, in Cabell-Huntington Hospital. He was born Nov. 17, 1986, in Huntington, a son of Doug and Nancy Lieving Hall. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Nick Smith of Huntington; his maternal grandparents, Bob and Claire Lieving of Huntington; paternal grandparents, John and JoAnn Hall of Barboursville; aunts and uncles, Karen and Ed Morrison of Huntington, Linda and David Eplin of Barboursville, Bob Lieving of Huntington and Beverly and. Jackie Cook of Hewett, W.Va.; and cousins, Mary Beth Morrison of Philadelphia, Pa., Eddie and Stephanie Morrison of Columbus, Ohio, Sarah and Jared Smalley of Columbus, Ohio, David Eplin of Barboursville, W.Va., and Matt and Angie Lieving of Ashland, Ky. The family would like to thank Drs. Pino and Waldeck and the staff of Cabell-Huntington Hospital PICU for their loving care during Greg's recent illness. Heartfelt appreciation is also expressed to Dr. F. H Siddiqi, Dr. Carl McComas and the staff of the pediatrics unit at St. Mary's Medical Center for their many years of caring for Greg. The family is grateful to the staff of Autism Services Center for their assistance throughout Greg's life. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Sept 7, 2004, at 11 a.m.. at St. John's Episcopal Church by the Rev. Donald Vinson. Memorials in honor of Greg may be made to Autism Services Center, P.0. Box 507, Huntington, WV 25701-0507. Wallace Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Mary Magdalene Holley
Mary Magdalene Holley, 78, of Salt Rock, passed away Monday, September 6, 2004. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by the Rev. David Cardwell. Burial in Baylous Cemetery. She was born September 22,1925 in Logan County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Miller Vance. She was retired as a nurse's aid from Morris Memorial Nursing Home. She was a member of Mt. Calvary' Church. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Nell South, Minnie Lawson, Pearl Police and Nancy Watts; two brothers, Froud Miller and Jimmy Vance. She is survived by her husband, George E Holley; four daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Katherine and Clayton Cremeans and Sarah Ellen and Herbert Maynard all of Salt Rock, Brenda and Ronald Saul and Georgetta and David Stevens, all of Huntington; two brothers, Seth Vance of Las Vegas and Bill Vance of California; five grandchildren, Brian L. Cremeans, Ryan Scott Cremeans, Herbert D. Maynard, Stephanie Hoover and Mildred J. Saul; six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Hospice of Huntington for their care and assistance during her illness. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Donald Fredrick “Freddie Buck” Billups III,
Donald Fredrick “Freddie Buck” Billups III, 42, of Huntington, went home to be with the Lord Monday, September 6, 2004. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel by Bishop Patricia Easthom. Burial in Bowen Cemetery. He was born April 25,1962, in Huntington, a son of Donald Fredrick Billups of Proctorville, Ohio and Kathy Black Billups of Huntington. He is also survived by two sons, Donald Fredrick Billups III of Wayne and Kevin Glen Billups of Huntington; one sister, Missie Easthom of Huntington; one brother, David Alan Billups of Proctorville, Ohio; paternal grandfather, Bruce William Billups of Huntington; maternal grandfather, Mervin Greenville Black of Barboursville; stepmother, Sharon Billups; two uncles, Curtis Black and Richard Black; one aunt, Becky Haun and her husband Gary; two special nephews, Robbie and Hunter Easthom; and a host of family and friends. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Anthony Black, Willie Clonch, Chuck Dean, Glen Cornell, Darrell “Boo” Black and Tracy Haun.
Cleo Smith Davis
Cleo Smith Davis, 88, of Milton, WVa., formerly of Huntington went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 6, 200.4, at Morris Memorial Nursing Home. Funeral services were held on Friday at 1 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Rev. Greg Creasey officiating. Burial in Spring Hill Cemetery. She was born July 26, 1916, in Mason County, W.Va, a daughter of the late Jim and Eva Doss Smith. She was a retired bookkeeper for Island Creek Coal Company and was a member of Baptist Temple Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Davis. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Nancy Mills of Milton, W.Va., Bill and Cheryl Mills of Reynoldsburg, Ohio and Charles and Danna Hill of Murrell Inlet, S.C; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Jason, Jackie, and Erin Hill; Jennifer and Travis Lay; Nikki and Jason Loncavish; Adena McClure, Jonie and John Kirby and Todd Mills; and 10 great-grandchildren. The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Morris Memorial for the loving care they gave Cleo. Online register book at www.beardfuneralhome.com.
Nile Edward Nowlin
Nile Edward Nowlin, “Pa”, 84, of Lesage, went to his heavenly palace on September 7, 2004. He was at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 10, 2004 at Z Warner Methodist, where he spent many years as a member. Rev. Jerry Ryder officiating. Burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Nile was born on July 10, 1920, in Cabell County, to the late Amos Hooper Nowlin and Etcel Simpson Nowlin. He was preceded in death by his adoring wife and soul mate, Audrey Freeman Nowlin and two precious great-granddaughters, McKenna and Audrey Nowlin. He is survived by his one sister, Euda Moore of Ona; two daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Ron Martz of Richmond, Va., and Dagnya and James R. White of Lesage; one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Debora Nowlin of Ona; six grandchildren, who served as pallbearers, Chris Woodrum, Jason Woodrum, Rachael Davis, Lea Ann White, Sean Nowlin and Kevin Nowlin; seven great-grandchildren, Heather Woodrum, Hannah and Riley Woodrum, Madison Davis, Audreyawna White and Logan and Emma Nowlin. Nile served in World War II and retired from Houdaille Industries. He was a strong and courageous man who loved his wife and family. Though he may be gone from us today, he will live in our hearts forever. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.
Eloise Hash Pope
Eloise Hash Pope, of Milton died Sunday, September 5, 2004, at Heartland of Riverview Nursing Home, South Point. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 11, 2004, at Church in the Valley, Milton with Pastor Jim Franklin and Dr. Stan Maynard officiating. Burial in White Chapel Manorial Gardens, Barboursville. She was born February 20, 1913, in Barboursville, a daughter of the late Joseph Jackson and Florence Woodrum Hash. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death in 1966 by her husband Richard Hampton Pope; two brothers, Boyd Hash and Paul Hash; two infant brothers; six sisters, Miss Mary E. Hash, Mrs. Roscoe (Hazel) Templeton, Mrs. Aubrey (Ethel) Chapman, Mrs. William (Mabel) Buchanan, Mrs. Fred (Myrtle) Land and Miss Margaret E. Hash. Survivors include a son and his wife John and Mary Pope of Pittsburgh; grandson, Michael Brenner, who was truly her son in all but name, and his wife, Ursula, of Cincinnati and another grandson and his wife, Bill and Toni Pope of Chicago; four granddaughters, Carol Hallberg and her husband, Kurt of Pittsburg, Kathryne Pope of Pittsburgh, Jane Richmann of Silver Springs Md., Lynn and Adam Borders of Tucson, Ariz.; two great-grandsons, Timothy Lynch and Brenden Borders; four great-granddaughters, Jennifer Brenner, Katie Hallberg, Sara Pope and Kaesey Borders; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was a graduate of Barboursville High School and Marshall University and was an elementary teacher in Cabell County for 41 years prior to her retirement in 1973. In that year she was chosen as Teacher of the Year in Cabell County. She had been a resident of Milton since 1943. She was a charter member of the Church in the Valley at Milton, Milton Garden Club, the Twentieth Century Club, Retired Teachers Association and Chapter 149 OES. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to “Songs in the Night” the Jim Franklin Ministries Inc., radio program.
Mary Neal Cook
Mary “Juanita” Neal Cook, 84, of Winfield died August 29, 2004 in Putnam General Hospital.
She was a housewife, a member of Winfield Community Church, Winfield, a member of Nitro Order of the Eastern Star No. 153, and a 56-year resident of Winfield.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Cook.
Surviving: daughters, Connie Hudson of Winfield, Mary Beth Spaulding and her husband, Sandy, of Scott Depot; son, J. Aubrey Cook and his wife, Nola, of Nitro; grandchildren, Theresa Tobin of Orlando, Florida, Vickie Thomas of Hurricane and Cassandra Parsons of Winfield; seven great-grandchildren.
Her body has been donated to the Marshall University Human Gift Registry. A memorial service was held Saturday, September 4, 2004, at Winfield Community Church with Pastor Mike Rader officiating. Chapman Funeral Home, Teays Valley, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to Winfield Community Church, PO Box 185, Winfield WV 25213.
Ira Delmas Chapman
Ira Delmas Chapman, 57, went home to meet his Lord, September 1, 2004, from his home in Milton, following a long battle with diabetes. His caregiver and wife of 34 years, Connie Adkins Chapman, and family was with him when he died. He was born October 31,1946, in Huntington, a son of Junior and Vivian Cooper Chapman. Delmas grew up in Ona and was a graduate of Milton High School in 1964. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a corporal, which included a tour in Vietnam. Over the years he maintained friendships with several Vietnam veterans. Delmas retired from Huntington Alloys after 25 years of service in the Primary Mill. Delmas's home and cabin are the product of his passion for woodworking. He also loved to farm and raise cattle with his uncle T.A. Chapman, and enjoyed fishing, camping, and 4-wheeling at the Blackwater 100 in Davis, West Virginia with his daughters. Friends and family will remember Delmas for his unique sense of humor, which he shared among the Milton Morning “Coffee Drinkers.” In addition to his wife and parents, twin daughters, Brooke L. Chapman and Brandi L. Chapman Weekley and her husband, Brad, all of Ona, W.Va, survive him. Daughter Beth Ann Chapman preceded him in death.
Other family members include brothers and sister-in-law, Junior Lee and Brenda Chapman of Ona, and James Allen Chapman of Milton; sister and brothers-in-law, Charlotte Chapman Clagg and her husband, Jim of Milton, and Barry Adkins of Ona; three nieces and four nephews. The Chapman family wishes to thank their church family at Sunrise Temple Baptist Church in Ona for their love and support during Delmas' long and difficult illness. The Chapman family expresses heartfelt gratitude to St. Mary's Medical Center, medical and non-medical staff on the 5th, floor, Neuroscience wing; special thanks to St. Mary's Home Health R.N, Greg Racer who cared for Delmas as a professional nurse and a friend for eight years; Autum, caregiver from Preferred Home Health (VA), Carrie and Pat, caregivers from Gentiva Home Health; Dr. Kumar, who gave exemplary care and extended genuine concern for the family; Dr. Chandran, Dr. Harris, Dr. Rohrback, Dr. Rushton, Dr. Stinehour and the VA Medical Center for the care given to Ira; Hospice of Huntington, and Charlotte Clagg for her on going care and support. Connie sincerely conveys her deepest appreciation to James “Jimmie” Allen Chapman for the many, many hours he devoted to the care of his brother. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 4, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, by Pastor Mark Finley. Burial in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Pallbearers were Barry Adkins, Ronnie McCoy, Andy Wilfong. Jack Sweeney, Scott Chapman and Jim Clagg. Military graveside services were conducted by the American Legion #139, Milton.
Mildred Margaret McComas
Mildred Margaret McComas, 91, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2004, in Sunbridge of Putnam, Hurricane. Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, September 4, 2004, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton. Burial in Arthur Cemetery, Ona. She was born March 17, 1913, in Ona, W.Va., a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Nipps Poling. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Hersel McComas and six brothers. She was a retired supervisor of S.S Logan. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Anna and Clyde Harbour; one son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Donna McComas; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to www.heckfuneralhome.net
William W. White
William W. White, 59, of Barboursville died Tuesday, August 31, 2004 in the Huntington VA Medical Center. He was a U.S. Army paratrooper. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 2, 2004 at Ferrell Funeral Home, Huntington; burial in Woodland Cemetery, Huntington.
Emmett O'Dell Spears
Emmett O'Dell Spears, 82, of Ona, widower of Florence Spears, died Tuesday, August 31, 2004, at home. Survivors include Edna Spears of Proctorville, Ohio, and Sharon and Carl Roach of Ona. He retired from General Motors, Dayton, Ohio. Graveside services were held Friday, September 3, 2004 in Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington. Reger Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Gene H. Jarrell
Gene H. Jarrell, 62, of Salt Rock, W.Va., passed away Monday August 30, 2004, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was born January 30, 1942, in Kanawha County, a son of the late George S. and Pauline H. Jarrell. He was employed with CSX Railway as an equipment mechanic. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Sandra Deeds Jarrell; three children, Gene Keith Jarrell and his wife, DeeDee of Salt Rock, Kevin Scott Jarrell and his fiancÈe, Geneva Maynard of Huntington, and Kimberly Jarrell Hamrick and her husband, Jeff of Salt Rock. Seven grandchildren including his special granddaughter and best friend Kasey Hamrick. The family would like to thank Gerrit Kimmey, MD and his staff, the nurses, 6th floor oncology at St. Mary's Medical Center, Dr. Dewayne Tackett at HIMG and also all of our family, friends, and co-workers who have been so kind. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Freddie Joe Warden
After an extended illness at Ohio State University Medical Center, Freddie Joe Warden went to sleep peacefully at his home in Barboursville and awoke in the arms of his Heavenly Father on Sunday, August 29, 2004. He was born on September l4, 1937, in Barboursville, W.Va. His parents, Carl Edgar Warden Sr. and Edith Cazad Warden Nida, preceded him in death. Freddie is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Clara Jean Eden Warden; his loving daughters, Teresa (Craig) Byers and Kristina (Cory) Balser; two grandchildren, Jeremy Byers and Jean Ann (Jamie) Sheppard. Survivors who comforted him in his final days include special sisters, Patty (Henry) King of Dublin, Ga., Nadine (Larry Joe, Sr.) Cyrus of Barboursville, a dear sister-in-law, Judy (Joe) Ware of West Hamlin, and a loving cousin, Janet Copley of Proctorville, Ohio. Additional survivors include sister, Donna Jean (Tony) Case of Mount Pleasant, Pa.; brothers, Carl Edgar, Jr. (Evelyn) Warden of Springfield, Ohio, Douglas Warden of Elkins, W.Va., and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Warden served on the USS Randolph during the Korean Conflict. He retired as Foreman of Mechanics for the Cabell County Board of Education. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Pea Ridge United Methodist. A celebration of his entrance into God's eternal Kingdom was held at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville on Thursday, September 2nd. Reverend Sue Culbertson Jarrett officiated.
Pallbearers were Charlie Perry, Scott Bledsoe, Greg Porter, Freddy Ryder, Harry Fisher, and Darvin (Jr.) Boster. Honorary Pallbearers were the bus drivers and mechanics of the Cabell County Board of Education. Interment in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. Third Street, New York, NY 10016; The Unverferth House, 190 King Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201 or the Pea Ridge United Methodist Church.
Helen L. Meadows
Helen L. Meadows, 84, of Milton went home to be with her Lord Monday, August 30, 2004 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 2, 2004, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with Rev. Chelcie Gibson officiating. Burial in Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Milton. She was born November 8, 1919, in Cabell County, a daughter of the late Emmitt and Mary Lullen Dailey. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, W.O. “Bill” Meadows; one brother, Basil Dailey; four sisters, Thelma McComas, Maxine White, Elsie Jenkins and Evelyn Jenkins. She was a lifetime member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and retired from Blenko Glass after 40 years of service. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Lorene Meadows and Jeff and Linda Meadows; two daughters and one son-in-law, Carol Lego and Betty and Buck Perry; nine grandchildren, Kim and Ron Mayes, Kathy and Gary Chapman, Steve Lego and Julianna Bills, Tracey Laprad, Mark Lego and Mary Brewer, W.D. Perry, W.J. Meadows, Amanda and Bryan Adams and Tony Davis; six great-grandchildren, Justin, Joshua and Jordan Laprad, Cody Meadows, Zachary Lego and Robert Brewer; one brother, Donald Dailey. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.
Carroll Herman Collins
Mr. Carroll Herman Collins, 82, of Huntington, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 29, 2004, after a long illness. He was born in Cabell County, the son of the late Samuel and Agnes Clark Collins. Carroll was a retired carpenter with Local #302, a veteran of WWII and attended Good Shepherd Freewill Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Burks Collins; two sons, Michael H. and John Collins; three brothers, Lyman, Roland and a twin brother, Harold (Babe) Collins. He is survived by his adopted family of 14 years, where he made his home, Dorothy H. Carroll, Alice J. Perry, Thomas Ferguson all of Huntington, Sandra L. Harper, Kathy and Tony Petry, Barry and Stephanie Harper, Karen and Richard White; five great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, all of Van, WV; one son, Jack Collins; one daughter, Jean Woody; and a host of friends and neighbors. The family would like to thank Hospice of Huntington, Dr. Ralph Stephens and staff for the special care they have provided in this time of need. Services were conducted Wednesday, September 1, 2004, at Henson Mortuary with Pastor Larry Sanders and the Rev. David Collins officiating. Burial in Caldwell Cemetery, Lesage, with military rites. Special thanks to Henson Mortuary, where condolences can be sent to the family at http://web.archive.bibalex.org/web/20041213155704/http://www.timeformemory.com/Henson.
Karen Kay Rose
Karen Kay McComas Rose, 52, of Trinity, Florida, formerly of Hurricane, died Sunday, August 15, 2004, in Tampa, Florida.
She was born February 22, 1952 in Huntington, a daughter of the late Henry and Imogene Powell McComas. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda Lou Legg and Sarah Garland.
She was a member of St. Timothy's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church, Hurricane.
Surviving: husband, Robert L. “Bob” Rose Jr., sons, Robert L. “Robbie” Rose III and Trevor W. Rose of Trinity; daughters, Christa Dyke of Champaign, Illinois and Kara Beth Rose of Huntington; sisters, Nancy Ann Cargill of Sarasota, Florida and Linda Carter of Milton.
Service was held Wednesday, August 25, 2004, at St. Timothy's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church with the Rev. William Fulks officiating. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.