Johnny Dale Dennison
Johnny Dale Dennison, 58, of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, formerly of Ona, W.Va, passed away April 30, 2005, at his home. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2005, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Pastor Larry Skidmore. Burial in Blue Sulphur Cemetery. He was the son of John Dennison of Ona, W.Va. and Luvenia Smith of Chesapeake, Ohio, and also survived by his stepmother Mildred Dennison. He was preceded in death by one son, John Fausto Dennison; stepsister, Sue Messenger and one granddaughter, Amanda Dennison. He served in the U.S. Army for 18 years. Also surviving are his wife, Conseulo Dennison of Mexico; one daughter, Joanie Dennison and one grandson, Spencer Dennison both of Florida; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Becky Dennison of Ona and Barney and Alisha Dennison of Ashland, Ky.; one sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Richard Kipp of Chesapeake, Ohio. He has left behind a host of family and friends who loved him Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements. Military graveside service were conducted by the American Legion #139, Milton.
James “Tony” Thompson
James “Tony” Thompson, 69 of Barboursville passed away May 3, 2005, at home. Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2005, at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, by Dr. Jerry Warren. He was born February 18, 1936 in Barboursville, a son of the late James Thompson and Evelyn Burks Thompson McCondy. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Homer McCondy, who was also his best friend and whom he loved dearly. He is survived by his beloved wife, Wanda Jean Hughes Thompson, and also a first cousin, Charlene Clay, whom he has always considered as a sister, and her husband, Dan, and also a very special cousin, Dianne Bird and her husband, Gary; and one stepson, John Armstrong of Chesapeake, Ohio. Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements. There was no visitation. Masonic graveside services were conducted by Minerva Lodge #13 AF&AM
Aydon Shane Lucas-Vickers
Aydon Shane Lucas-Vickers, 6 weeks, infant son of Richard G. and Ashley N. Young Vickers of Milton, was welcomed into the .arms of Jesus Thursday, May 5, 2005, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. Windell Shull officiating. Burial in Gwinn Cemetery, Milton. He was born March 21, 2005, in Cincinnati Ohio. In addition to his parents, he is survived by paternal grandparents, Jerry Vickers of Mullens, WVa., and Mary E. Vickers of Huntington; maternal grandparents, Calvin Bryan and his wife Lisa of Milton and Dreama Whitlock and her husband Marcus of Milton; paternal great-grandmother, Ava McCoy of Huntington, maternal great-grandparents, Lloyd Young and his wife Hilda of Alaska and Dreama Young of Ona and Gary and Betty Bryan; maternal great-great-grandmother, Margie Scarberry of Ona; one special aunt, Mama Sis; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandmother, Debra Kay Lucas. Online condolences may be sent at www.heckfuneralhome.net.
Gregory S. Wagoner, Sr.
Gregory S. Wagoner, Sr., July 17, 1952 - April 28, 2005, 52, of Barboursville, WV, died Thursday, April 28, 2005 in the Veterans' Affairs Medical Center in Wayne County, W.Va. He was born July 17, 1952, in Huntington, a son of the late Virgil Edgar Wagoner and Vonda Palmaneda Smith Wagoner Meadows, who were residents of Chesapeake, Ohio, at the time of his birth. He was a 1971 graduate of Barboursville High School. Mr. Wagoner was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in the Persian Gulf War. During his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2ND), Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Star and Battle “E' Ribbon. He is survived by his brother, David Wagoner of Huntington; ex-wife, Rhonda S. Wagoner of Barboursville; his son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Paige A. Wagoner, who reside in Mwanza, Tanzania; his daughter, Kimberly D. Wagoner of Huntington, four grandchildren, Abigail Ruth, Joseph Stephen, Susanna Leigh and Christine Nicole, also of Mwanza, Tanzania; and one aunt. He was buried May 3, 2005, at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Route 60 East, Barboursville. To God Be the Glory!
Sylvia Kingery, 91 of Ona passed away Friday, May 6, 2005, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2005, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. Paul Spence and the Rev. Tracy Mills officiating. Burial in Barker Ridge Cemetery. She was born September 15, 1913, a daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth Shull Meadows. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Corbett Kingery, and one daughter, Mary Frances Kingery. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in- law, Norma Lee and Harvey Mount of Ona, and Louise and Verlion Black of Huntington; four grandchildren, Debbie Jimison and husband, Greg, Gary Mount and wife, Dorothy, of Ona, Greg Black and wife, Amy, of Teays Valley and Brent Black and wife, Susan, of Sherwood, Oregon; nine great-grandchildren, Amber Hanna, Jerod Mount, Matthew Hanna, Jacob and Jenna Mount, Madison and Haley Black and Corbett and Emma Black; one very special sister-in-law, Velva Kingery and a host of nieces, nephews, special friends and neighbors. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.heckfuneralhome.net.
Published on MAY 5, 2005
Rev. John W. Lanier Sr.
The Rev. John W. Lanier Sr., 85, of South Charleston died Sunday, April 24, 2005.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Knapp Lanier, his second wife, Margaret Barker Lanier, parents, James W. and Mimmie S. Lanier, sisters, Ruth A. Racer and Mary E. Dent, granddaughter, Heath Dawn Lanier, and great-granddaughter, Caitlyn Elaine Lanier.
Born February 5, 1920 in Winfield, he was a veteran of World War II. He was a 1937 graduate of Hurricane High School and a graduate of Capital Commercial College. He was a mail carrier in the Winfield area for several years and retired from Union Carbide. He was also a retired minister.
Surviving: sons and daughters-in-law, James and Carolyn Lanier of St. Albans, Daniel and Dessie Lanier of South Charleston, John Jr. and Lori Lanier of Charleston; daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Philip Turley, Betty and Freddy Bell, all of South Charleston; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Service was held Wednesday, April 27, 2005. at Mountain Heights Church, South Charleston, with the Rev. Benjamin Pauley officiating. Burial was in Beech Hill Cemetery, Mason County. Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston, was in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy B. Priddy
Dorothy Beatrice Lucas Priddy, 92, of Rock Branch died April 25, 2005.
She was a native of Martins Branch and married Clayton Henry Priddy Sr. on October 6, 1932. She was saved in 1933 at Rock Branch Church of God Mission. She was Adult Bible class teacher at Nitro Church of the Nazarene for 32 years and a member of Heizer Creek Community Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter, Nellie Ann Cook, son, Paul R. Priddy, parents, Henry and Ava Elizabeth Bailey Lucas, sister, Gladys Smith, and brothers, James, Eugene, Ralph and Leroy Lucas.
Surviving: children, Charles A. Priddy and wife, Donna, of Old Fort, Ohio, Frank L. Priddy and wife, Brenda, of Pickerington, Ohio, John L. Priddy and wife, Earlene, of Nitro, Sharlotte Snyder and husband, Sam, of Cross Lanes, Clayton H. Priddy Jr. and wife, Pat, of Scott Depot, and Mary E. Sizemore and husband, Charles, of Rock Branch; sister, Edith Gott and husband, Ernest, of Watha, North Carolina; son-in-law, Harold Cook of Nitro; 20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and special friend, Drema Payne.
Service was held Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca, with Pastor Randy Carter and Rev. Ray Humphrey officiating. Burial was in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens.
Memorial donations may be sent to Kanawha Hospice Care, 1143 Dunbar Ava&OEligue, Dunbar WV 25064.
Edna “Missy” Null Crosetti, 57, of Pickerington, Ohio died April 16, 2005 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
She was a member of Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church and Columbus Transportation Club. She was currently employed with Hoover Transportation and formerly employed with Federal Glass.
She was preceded in death by father, Leslie Null, and brother Gary Null.
Surviving: husband Peter M. Crosetti; daughter and son-in-law, Kelli and Joe Schweitzer of Westerville; grandchildren, Katelin and Caleb Schweitzer; mother, Lula Belle Null of Red House; brother, Leslie Null of Springfield, Ohio; sister, Lois Fauber of Hurricane; many nieces and nephews.
Service was held Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church with the Rev. Maxine Smith-Pierce officiating. Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Graumlich & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation of Ohio, Inc., 1373 Grandview Avenue, Suite 200, Columbus Ohio 43212.
Eleanor Casto Lawson
Eleanor Casto Lawson, 66, of Hurricane, formerly of Red House, died April 26, 2005.
She was retired from John Henson Senior Center and she was especially known for her respect and service to others in the community.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Gene Casto.
Surviving: husband, Carroll G. Lawson; children and their spouses, Tina and Jeff Faber of Kenna, Mark and Kathy Casto of Eleanor, Dale and Mandy Casto of Red House; brothers, Donald Asbury of El Toro, California, Hershel Asbury of Chicago, Illinois, Orville Asbury and Burt Asbury, both of Charleston, Frank Asbury and Ray Asbury, both of Liberty; sisters, Audrey Myrice of Bay City, Michigan, Loretta “Cookie” Wheeler of Chicago, Lenore Taylor of Kenna, and Jane Asbury of Liberty; grandchildren, Seth, Sarah, Cheyenne, Chase, and Chakotay.
Service was held Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca, with the Rev. D.G. Coleman officiating. Burial was in Wade Chapel Cemetery.
Thelma Mae Moylan
Thelma Mae Moylan, 88, of Hurricane died April 26, 2005.
Surviving: husband, Donald V. Moylan.
There was no service. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.
Larry White, 66, of Hurricane died April 26, 2005, in the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Surviving: wife, Dorothy White; sister, Sandra Gatewood of Scott Depot.
Memorial service was held Saturday, April 30, 2005, at the Catholic Church of Ascension, Hurricane, with Father Neil Buchlein officiating. Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the church.
Robert Allen Jeffers
Robert Allen Jeffers, 16, of Ashton died Thursday, April 28, 2005, at home.
He was a tenth grade student at Hannan High School.
Surviving: father, George A. Jeffers of Glenwood; brother, William Ll Jeffers of Rio Grande, Ohio; special friend, Rose Davis of Glenwood; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
Service was held Monday, May 2, 2005, at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with Pastor Randy Parsons officiating. Burial was in Cross Creek Cemetery, Buffalo.
Arthur Barthelmess, 75, of Hurricane, formerly of St. Albans, died Suddenly April 30, 2005, at the East Cooper medical Center, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, while visiting friends.
Born May 29, 1929 in Beckley, he was a son of the late Steven and Donna Lonker Barthelmess.
In addition of his parents, he was receded in death by his wife, Shirley.
He was a graduate of Concord College, a member of Highlawn Presbyterian Church, St. Albans, Sleepy Hollow Golf Club, and was a member of Washington Masonic Lodge No. 589, AF & AM, St. Albans. He was a retired chemist with Union Carbide Corporation and a retired registrar with the West Virginia Division of Vital Statistics. He also served as a former Kanawha County Magistrate. He served his country during the Korean Era with the U.S. Army.
Surviving: sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Tammy Barthelmess of St. Albans, Steve and Diane Williamson Barthelmess and Brett and Angie Barthelmess, all of Hurricane; daughter, Beverly Taylor and husband, Tim of Crystal Lake, Illinois; grandsons, Colby and Alec Barthelmess, Justin and Joe Taylor, and Blake Williamson; granddaughters, Erin and Megan Barthelmess and Ann Taylor; mother-in-law, Sybil Rupe of St. Albans.
A celebration of his life was held Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at Chapman Funeral Home, Teays Valley. Burial was private at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.
Memorial donations may be sent to Kanawha Hospice Care, 1143 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar WV 25064.
Donna Jo Harlan
Donna Jo Harlan, 62, of Cape Coral, Fla, formerly of Milton died Tuesday in Cape Coral Hospital. Funeral services were conducted 2 pm Sunday, May 1, 2005, at Forest Memorial Park Mausoleum, Milton, by Dr. Terrell Bradley. Burial followed. She was born June 26,1942, in Huntington, daughter of Woodrow “Woody” Reynolds of Cape Coral, and the late Erma Lucille Nicely Reynolds, who died in 2003. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Harlan. She was a member of Seventh Avenue Baptist Church, Huntington and of the order of Eastern Star #149 at Milton In addition to her father, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth E. Harlan Jr. and Becky of Ackworth, Ga., a daughter, Kimberly Catania of Cape Coral; four grandchildren, Anthony and Taylor Catania of Cape Coral, and Chloe and Kamron Harlan of Ackworth Ga.; a sister and brother-in-law, Deborah and Danny Chapman of Cape Coral; and a brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Ronnie Reynolds and Glenda of Independence, Iowa. Henson Mortuary, Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, was in charge of arrangements.
Lonnie W. Brock
Lonnie W. Brock, 67, of Huntington passed away Thursday, April 28, 2005, in St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a loving husband and father. He was born May 22,1937, in Brodhead, Ky., a son of the late Garfield and Alkie Saylor Brock. He was preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Lamb, and two brothers, J.D. and Ed Brock. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Linda Stevens Brock; was the loving father of three daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa J. and Mike Lake of Greensboro, N.C., Rebecca L. and Mark Crowder of Franklin, Tenn., and Ann M. and Dale Rayburn of Barboursville; four grandchildren, Brittney N. and Bradley M. Lake, Lindsey R. Crowder and Taylor W. Rayburn; sisters, Evelyn Atwell, Curley Hisle and Faye Brock; and brothers, Gee, Bill, Herbert, Melvin, Phillip and Bobby Brock. Services were private. Wallace Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Ruth Cart
Virginia Ruth Cart, 75, of Milton passed away Friday, April 29th, 2005 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service were conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. Gary Wilson officiating. Burial in Forest Memorial Park, Milton Virginia was born, March 29,1930, in Cabell County, a daughter of the late Obie and Hazel Clark Bowyer. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Billie Edward Cart and one sister, Joyce Bowyer. She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Kathy Ann Dotson (David) and Mary Alice Cart; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Bill Lloyd Cart, Gary Stephen Cart (Delanna) and Timothy Edward Cart (Sheila); two sisters, Emma Helen Bowyer and Mary Imogene Woods; 14 grandchildren, Wayne Hatfield, Michelle Hysell, Renee Hysell, Wally Hatfield, Kimberly Cart, Kristy Black, Kevin Cart, Kenneth Cart, Kelly Cart, Stephany Cart, Adam Cart, Seth Cart, Amber Hale and David Dotson III; 24 great-grandchildren, and a host of friends and family. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.