Charlie Lowey (1929-2007)
Charles James Lowey, 78, of Ashland, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Charlie was born May 2, 1929, in Germantown, Ohio. He was the only son of the late James S. Lowey and Eunice Davis Lowey.
He graduated from Vinson High School, served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948 and retired in 1989 after 42 years as yard conductor with C&O; and the CSX Ashland yard. Charlie was an avid horseman and loved breaking, training and showing quarter horses. In later years he loved golfing and spent many hours playing. He also played the guitar and sang most of his life and was a member of First Baptist Church of Cannonsburg.
Surviving are his devoted wife of 47 years, Stella McKenzie Lowey; a daughter, Donna Rice and her husband, Mark, of Ashland; two grandchildren, Skyler Elswick and her husband, Aron, and Buck Davis; and three great-grandchildren, Rylie Elswick, Spenser Elswick and Emma Davis.
A chapel service to honor the life of Charlie Lowey will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Neal Funeral Home on Center Street in Catlettsburg. Words of comfort and inspiration will be offered by Pastor Stan Williams. Committal will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.
Corey McPeek (1987-2007)
Benjamin Corey McPeek passed suddenly from this life at his home early Saturday morning on Aug. 4, 2007.
Corey was just 20 years of age, born June 3, 1987, in Ashland, Ky., the son of Connie Reeves McPeek of Ashland and Benjamin K. and Libby Shannon McPeek.
Corey was a member of Ironworkers Local 848 of Charleston, S.C., graduated from Boyd County High School Class of 2005 and was a member of Cyrus Chapel.
Surviving are his maternal grandmother, Rita Vannatter of Ashland; paternal grandparents Vernon "Pip" and Sue McPeek of Catlettsburg; two sisters, Angela Jones and her husband, Chris, of Clarksville, Ohio, and Shanna Keller and her husband, Stephen, of Ashland; a nephew, Trey Keller; a stepsister, Jamie Scott of Ashland; a stepbrother, Greg Damron and his wife, Lisa, of Catlettsburg; aunts and uncles Sandy and Glenn Christian, Mona and Rocky Walker, Greg and Julie Vannatter, Brad and Trish Vannatter and Paul and Theresa Kiser; two very special cousins, Dustie and Joe Kiser; and a very special friend, Sarah Mitchell.
Funeral services for Corey McPeek will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home on Panola Street in Catlettsburg. Words of comfort will be offered by Pastor Mike Amos. Committal will be in Hatten Cemetery at Durbin.
Those wishing to call on the McPeek family may do so from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. An intimate note from Mommy, Daddy and Libby: “We will all miss you very much and love you.”
Juanita K. Baggett (1920-2007)
Juanita K. Baggett, 87, of Dry Ridge, Ky., formerly of Ashland, Ky., died Aug. 3, 2007, in Florence, Ky.
Mrs. Baggett was born Feb. 22, 1920, in Bainbridge, Ohio, a daughter of the late Salmon Chase and Mary J. Shumaker Kellough. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willard B. Baggett.
She was a chief operator for General Telephone and attended Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dry Ridge. She was a member of Community Presbyterian Church of Bellefonte and a former member of Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by a daughter, Marilyn (David) McIntyre of Dry Ridge; two brothers, Marvin Kellough of Manning, S.C., and Charles Sam Jr. (Doris) Kellough of Catlettsburg, Ky.; a sister, Joyce A. (Ned) Patrick of Morrow, Ohio; two grandchildren, Stacey McIntyre of Bedford, Texas, and Melissa (Rodney) Moore of Dover, Ark.; and great-grandchildren Katelynn Moore and Dustin Moore.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today, Aug. 7, at Carman Funeral Home in Russell with the Rev. David R. McIntyre officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Donations may be made to Community Presbyterian Church of Bellefonte, 605 Bellefonte Princess Road, Ashland, KY 41101 or Immanuel Lutheran Church, 3515 Dixie Highway, Dry Ridge, KY 41035.
Joe Allen “T.” Phillips (1916-2007)
Joe Allen “T.” Phillips, 90, of 571 Linwood Drive, Olive Hill, Ky., passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 5, 2007, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.
Mr. Phillips was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Boyd County, Ky., the son of the late Joseph Carlton and Roxie Lee Boggs Phillips.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Virgil Phillips, and two sisters, Ann Elizabeth Baker and Eleanor Herald.
Mr. Phillips was a member of First Christian Church of Olive Hill. He was a retired schoolteacher with the Florida Board of Education and also taught in Kentucky and Ohio.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Alice Ruth Ison Phillips; his daughter, Catherine Phillips, wife of John S. Stietz of Barto, Pa.; a sister, Alice Moody, wife of Ray Griffey of Cincinnati; a sister-in-law, Josephine Phillips of Olive Hill; two grandchildren, Anne Elizabeth Horn of Barto and David G. Horn of Butler, N.J.; a great-granddaughter, Lisa Gardner Boguslavskiy; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, First Christian Church in Olive Hill with Brother Tim Wagoner officiating. Burial will be in Garvin Ridge Cemetery in Olive Hill.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill and an hour before services at the church.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Melissa Lynn Crain (2006-2007)
Melissa Lynn Crain, 10 months old, of Grayson, Ky., passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, in Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va.
She was born Sept. 28, 2006, in Ashland, Ky., a daughter of Beau and Stephanie Crain.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Lindsey Crain; a brother, Sean Crain; paternal grandparents Dean and Tammy Crain of Portland, Ore.; paternal great-grandparents Lee and Vera Crain and Tim Morrell and Bonnie Van Winkle of Portland; maternal grandparents Jim and Sue French and Tim and Sandy Parsons, all of Grayson; and maternal great-grandparents Marie Blythe of Columbus, Ohio, and Ruth Akers of Flatwoods, Ky.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Cameron Miles officiating. Burial will be in Perkins Family Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made to Crain family at malonefuneralhome.com.
Wallace Floyd McClain (1908-2007)
Wallace Floyd McClain, 99, of Grayson, Ky., formerly of Ashland, Ky., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at the home of his special nephew, Gary McClain and his wife, Tena, where he and his late wife made their earthly home.
Mr. McClain was born Feb. 12, 1908, in Lenox, Ky., a son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Williams McClain.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Susan McClain; and four brothers, Fred McClain, Willie McClain, Ivan McClain and Walter McClain.
He was retired with more than 44 years of service as the East Processing maintenance leader at Armco Steel. He was a member of Poage Lodge 325 of Ashland, the Scottish Rite and Russell Christian Church.
He made his home with his nephew and niece, Gary and Tena McClain, his primary caregivers. Along with three special caregivers, Pauletta Campbell, Eva Sexton and Myrtle Lemaster, he was survived by several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by Mark McKinney, minister. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhomes.com.
Poage Lodge 325 will conduct a Masonic service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Joyce Kouns (1927-2007)
Joyce Irene Smith Kouns, 79, of Grayson, passed away Sunday in Community Hospice Care Center.
Mrs. Kouns was born Sept. 29, 1927, in Wolzerhampton, England, a daughter of the late Jack and Elizabeth Goode Smith.
She was a loving housewife, mother and grandmother. She attended Reedville Christian Baptist Church and was a member of the Church of England.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Charles; four daughters and sons-in-law, Helen (Wick) Greer, Frances (Joe) Greer, Dorathy (Pat) Bond and Claudia (Barry) Conlin, all of Grayson; two brothers, John Smith and James Smith, both of England; two sisters, Susan Auton and Ruby Cash of England; nine grandchildren, Samantha, Neil, Andria, Courtney, Amber, Derek, Joshua, Tara and Holly; and eight great-grandchildren, Kasey, Shelbi, Jarred, Alexis, Sarah, Jesten, Caidan and Conner.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her great-grandson, Justin Davis; a brother, Jeremy Smith; and her stepfather, Walter Leach.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson by Bryan Whitt. Burial will be in Kouns family cemetery on Fields Branch.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to sparksfh.com.
Della Pearl Binion Bowling
Della Pearl Binion Bowling, 87, of Sandy Hook, Ky., passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was born in Soldier, Ky., the daughter of the late Isaac Binion and the late Lizzie Mae Blankenship Binion Roe.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell Arthur Bowling, on Jan. 6, 1994, and a son, Donald Glen Bowling, on Dec. 5, 1939.
She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Temple Apostolic Church.
She is survived by a son, Lonnie Charles and wife Kathryn Bowling of Salem, Ill.; two daughters, Ethel Mae Hockathorn and Patricia Sue Green, both of Sandy Hook; five grandchildren, Stephanie Lynn Pierquet and husband Tony of Canton, Ohio, Ronald C. Jr. and wife Shirley Hockathorn of Barberton, Ohio, Steven A. and wife Shelley Green of Morehead, Ky., Melanie R. Green of West Liberty, Ky., and Jennifer P. Jenkins of Owingsville, Ky.; and great-grandchildren Leah and Luke Pierquet, Amanda, Russell, Dallas and Kimberly Hockathorn, Wheeler and Taylor Green, Allyson and James “Jay” Maddamma and Carson McCarty.
Funeral will be at noon Thursday at Lewis & Ferguson Funeral Home in Sandy Hook by Pastor Daniel Long. Burial will be in Bowling Family Cemetery.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Gladys E. Dearfield Raisor (1946-2007)
Gladys E. Dearfield Raisor, 61, of Dayton, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, in Hospice of Dayton following a brief illness.
She was born July 18, 1946, in Louisa, Ky. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arland E. Dearfield and Edith Arnalee Vanhorn Dearfield.
Gladys is survived by her husband of 34 years, William A. “Bill” Raisor; a daughter, Elizabeth Raisor-Perdue of Indianapolis; a son, William A. “Billy” Raisor II of Dayton; a stepson, Steve Raisor of Melbourne, Fla.; three granddaughters, Alexis, Cheyenne and Katalina Raisor of Dayton; a brother, Fred V. Dearfield and his wife, Edie, of South Point, Ohio; her uncle, Ira Vanhorn of Louisa; two aunts, Bessie Vanhorn Diamond of Dayton and Ella Vanhorn Crisp of Louisa; and a host of friends.
Gladys was employed by Montgomery County for 17 years, working the past 11 years at Stillwater Center. She was also employed by Meiijers in Englewood. Gladys attended Stillwater United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Polish Club on Valley Street for many years.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Magetti Gavin Funeral Home, 1508 Valley St., Dayton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stillwater United Methodist Church by Pastor Tim Collins.
The family will also receive friends after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Willowview Cemetery.
Marieda A. Gullett (1926-2007)
Marieda A. Gullett, 81, of Ironton, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky.
The Boyd County, Ky., native was born July 10, 1926, the daughter of the late Raymond and Esther Evans Alexander.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Gullett in 1981.
Mrs. Gullett was retired from Lawrence County Medical Center in 1996 after 30 years of service as a LPN. She was a member of Campbell Drive Freewill Baptist Church. She was born and raised in Rush, Ky., but spent most of her adult life in Ironton.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Paul R. Alexander.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Barry Allen of Marietta, Ohio; two grandchildren, Andrew Kingery and Laura Eckert; two great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Chloe; a brother, James David Alexander of Ashland, Ky.; a sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Gary Tyo of Ironton; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Lawrence Furnace Cemetery by the Rev. Bob Bradley.
Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton.
Donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101 or Campbell Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, 1709 Campbell Drive, Ironton, OH 45638.
Condolences may be sent to phillipsfuneralhome.net.
David Franklin Bradley (1949-2007)
David Franklin Bradley, 57, of 88 Cline Ave., Hurricane, W.Va., died Aug. 2, 2007, in Charleston Area Medical Center in Teays Valley.
He was born Aug. 19, 1949, in Louisa, Ky., a son of Edith Chadwick Bradley of Ashland, Ky., and the late Dempsey Bradley.
He was a coal miner with Magnum Coal Co. and U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Barbara Marcum Bradley of Hurricane; three daughters, Amy Michelle Maynard of Catlettsburg, Ky., Leanne Marie Bradley of Lexington, Ky., and Ashlee Robertson of Hurricane; a stepson, Daniel Marcum of Hurricane; two sisters, Carolyn Bradley Wood of Niceville, Fla., and Reva Bradley Hampton of Ashland; and a grandchild, Landon Marcum.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Janie Bradley Edwards.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at Young Funeral Home Chapel in Louisa by David Marcum and Sterling Marcum. Burial was in Chadwick Cemetery at Big Catt, Ky.
Arthur Ray Cummins, 75, of Ashland, died Monday in Heartland of Riverview in South Point, Ohio.
Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel is in charge of arrangements, which are pending.
Mitchell Joseph, 54, of Olive Hill, died Monday at his residence.
Oney-Henderson Funeral Home in Olive Hill is in charge of arrangements, which are pending.
Hettie Noble (1921-2007)
Hettie Thornsberry Noble, 86, of Garrison, died Saturday in Pioneer Trace Nursing Home in Flemingsburg.
She was born June 12, 1921, in Floyd County.
Her husband, Robert Noble, preceded her in death.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Garrison Funeral Home. Burial will be in Skidmore Cemetery in Garrison.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Lurlie Roberts (1915-2007)
Lurlie Mae Salisbury Roberts, 91, of Harold, died Saturday at her residence.
She was born Nov. 5, 1915, in Floyd County.
Her husband, Harmel Charley Roberts, died in 1982.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Monday at Betsy Layne Church of Christ. Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.
Hall Funeral Home in Martin was in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Lawson (1932-2007)
Shirley James Lawson, 75, of Wellington, died Sunday at her residence.
He was born March 3, 1932.
His wife, Charlene Lovely Lawson, preceded him in death.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Menifee Home for Funerals in Frenchburg. Burial will be in Back Cemetery in Wellington.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Woodrow Watts (1916-2007)
Woodrow Watts, 91, of Fort Gay, died Monday in Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Ky.
He was born June 28, 1916, in Radnor.
His wife, Nancy Ellen Roseberry Watts, died in 1990.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Prichard Freewill Baptist Church in Prichard. Burial will be in Robertson Cemetery at Genoa.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the church.
Young Funeral Home in Louisa is in charge of arrangements.
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Franklin Delano “Dennie” Riffe 1936-2013
Franklin Delano “Pappaw” Riffe, 77, of South Charleston, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at home.
Don Whitt 1938-2013
Don Whitt, 75, of Elliott County, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 3, 2013, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Agnes Glass Montgomery 1921-2013
Agnes Montgomery, 91, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Country Club Retirement Campus in Bellaire, Ohio.
Lois Esther Wells Bond 1928-2013
Lois Esther Wells Bond, 85, of Grayson, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
John Henry Howard 1926-2013
John Henry Howard, 87, of Catlettsburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in King’s Daughters Medical Center following an extended illness.
Juanita Watson Wade 1918-2013
Juanita Watson Wade, 95, of Huntington, W.Va., formerly of Ashland, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in The Woodlands Retirement Community.
Loriane Edwards, 79, of Louisa, died Wednesday at her residence.
William Edward Ross 1944-2013
William Edward Ross Sr., 69, of Vanceburg, died Wednesday at his residence.
Dale E. Lyon 1954-2013
Dale E. Lyon, 59, of Columbus, Ohio, died Monday in Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus.
Kristy Nicole Scarbro Couch 1978-2013
Kristy Couch, 35, of Grayson, died Nov. 29 at her residence.
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