Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

March 27, 2008

Friday, March 28, 2008


Robert Gary Snoddy

Mr. Robert Gary Snoddy, 69, of York, S.C., died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, in Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel in Rock Hill, S.C., by Pastor Art Gatewood. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road.

Mr. Snoddy, a native of Ashland, Ky., was a son of the late Phillip K. Snoddy and the late Wahneitta Miller Snoddy. He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Fort Mill, Philanthropic Masonic Lodge 32 and the VFW and was a Shriner. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years and served during Vietnam. He also served in the Presidential Support Service at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

Mr. Snoddy is survived by his wife, Sandra E. Plymale Snoddy of the home; his son, William R. Snoddy, and wife Linda of Belmont, N.C.; his daughter, Vickie Smoot, and husband Mike of Fort Mill; his brother, Phillip L. Snoddy, and wife Vonda of Ashley, Ohio; and a grandson, Kevin Smoot of Fort Mill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 W. Highway 160, Fort Mill, SC 29708.

Condolences may be sent to www.greenefuneralhome.net.



Larry K. Wireman (1958-2008)

Larry K. Wireman, 50, of Worthington, Ky., died Thursday, March 27, 2008, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.

He was born Feb. 19, 1958, in Paintsville, Ky., a son of the late Malcom and Roxie Collins Wireman. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Malcom Wireman Jr. and Ronald Wireman, and a sister, Arimine Whitaker.

He was a disabled welder and mechanic and of the Pentecostal faith.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Castle Wireman of Worthington; a son, Curtis (Renee) Wireman of Greenup, Ky.; two grandsons, Lucas and Brandon Wireman; three brothers, Ondia (Cathlene) Wireman of Hueysville, Ky., and Donald (Dorsie) Wireman and Rick (Lula) Wireman, both of Gunlock, Ky.; and five sisters, Mary Lou (Johnie) Justice of Ashland, Ky., Violet Pitts of Paintsville, Ky., Farley (Arnold) Wireman of Gunlock, Carrie (Garland) Joseph of Mount Sterling, Ky., and Molly (Dennis) Sturgill of Tazewell, Tenn.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods by the Rev. Eugene Haney and the Rev. Bobby Castle. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, Ky.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, March 28, 2008, at the funeral home.



Mary Carleen Wilson (1947-2008)

Mary Carleen Wilson, 60, of Flatwoods, Ky., died March 23, 2008, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

She was born Dec. 3, 1947, in Ironton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Carl F. and Alma Christine Hill Virgin.

She was a retired secretary for the Russell Independent School District and a member of Raceland Christian Church.

Surviving are her husband, James F. Wilson of Flatwoods; a daughter, Amanda “Mandy” L. Wilson of Nashville, Tenn.; a brother, Frank Edward Virgin (Sharon) of Flatwoods; and a sister, Linda Kay (Dave) Burchett of Morehead, Ky.

The funeral will be at 6 p.m. today, March 28, at Raceland Christian Church in Raceland, Ky., by Pastor Jim Matthews.

Visitation will be after 5:30 p.m. at the church.

Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Raceland Christian Church Building Fund, Caroline Road, Raceland, KY 41169.



Carol Ann (Riggle) Burden

Carol Ann (Riggle) Burden, 72, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dawson Lee and Florence Lavinia (Dean) Riggle, and a sister, Beverly Elswick.

She is survived by her daughters, Rebecca “Becca” Burden and Lynn (Daniel) Butler; two grandchildren; a sister, Dolores (J.C. Sr.) Kennard; three nieces; and two nephews.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at Parkview United Methodist Church, 344 S. Algonquin Ave., Columbus, Ohio, where the family will receive friends an hour before the service. Pastor Patricia Cook will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the American Lung Association or the American Heart Association.

Schoedinger Hilltop Chapel in Columbus is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to www.schoedinger.com.



Faye Luzadder

Faye Carol Luzadder, 52, of Lexington, formerly of Ashland, died Wednesday in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Steen Funeral Home-Marshall Steen Chapel in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101, the American Cancer Society, 4338 13th St., Ashland, KY 41101 or the Humane Society, P.O. Box 1516, Ashland, KY 41101.

Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.



Mary Lyons (1916-2008)

Mary Elizabeth Lyons, of South Shore, died Tuesday in Locust Grove Nursing Home in Williamsburg, Ohio.

She was born Aug. 16, 1916.

The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Morton Funeral Home in South Shore. Burial will be Monday in the family cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056.



Burtee Hall

Burtee Hall, 80, of Warnock, died Wednesday at his residence in Fort Meade, Fla.

Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore is in charge of arrangements, which are pending.



Ruth Hapner (1957-2008)

Ruth Dutton Hapner, 50, of Sitka, died Wednesday in Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville.

She was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Seattle.

Her husband, Steven Hapner, survives.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Staffordsville Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. today and until time of services Saturday at the church.

Jones-Preston Funeral Home in Paintsville is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home.



Mary Lewis (1958-2008)

Mary King Lewis, 49, of West Liberty, died Wednesday in University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

She was born Sept. 1, 1958.

Her husband, Elmore Lewis, survives.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home in West Liberty. Burial will be in King Cemetery at Caney.

Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.



Mary Otworth (1924-2008)

Mary E. Otworth, 83, of Ironton, died Wednesday in King’s Daughters Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 9, 1924, in Lawrence County.

Her husband, Lawrence L. Otworth, survives.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Pine Grove. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Tracy Brammer Funeral Home in Ironton.