Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

April 11, 2014

Dovetta Marie Kouns 1937-2014

GREENUP — Dovetta Marie “Doe” Kouns, 76, of Flatwoods, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

Doe Kouns was born Nov. 20, 1937, in Greenup, a daughter of the late E.A. Stith and Hattie Mae Brooks Stith Litteral. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Thomas E. Kouns Sr.; a son, Robert M. Kouns Sr.; five sisters; and two brothers.

She attended First Baptist Church of Greenup.

Surviving are two daughters, Missy (Raymond) Stephenson of Raceland and Betty Jo (Greg) Jackson of Berea; three sons, Thomas E. (Marissa) Kouns Jr. of Russell, Timothy R. (Kelly) Kouns of Leavenworth, Kan., and Mickey Rice of Flatwoods; a sister, Judy Fitzpatrick of Columbus, Ohio; four brothers, Raymond A. Stith of Point Pleasant, W.Va., Jack Stith of Wurtland, Kenneth (Cookie) Stith of Flatwoods and John (Delberta) Litteral Jr. of Ashland; 12 grandchildren, Beth (Jason) Westenhofer, Kristen (Nick) Felty, Josh (Becka) Stephenson, Jeremy (Stefany) Stephenson, Steven Kouns, Jason (Sarah) Kouns, Ryan Kouns, Jeremiah Jackson, Deborah Jackson, Brittany Rice, Bobby Kouns and Samantha Kouns; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, James Allen of Ironton, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Ruth Kouns of Westwood; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at noon Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Evans Funeral Home in Raceland by Dr. Tom Melvin and the Rev. Glen Stephenson. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, April 11, 2014, and after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be sent to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • James Michael “Blue” Johnson

    James Michael “Blue” Johnson, 63, of Huntington, formerly of Ashland, Ky., beloved father, son and brother, went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2014. He was the son of the late Lee and Willene Franklin Johnson.

    July 29, 2014

  • Ronnie G. Yates 1948-2014

    Ronnie G. Yates, 66, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Elliott County, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, in Northeast Providence Hospital in South Carolina.

    July 29, 2014

  • Mary I. Gollihue Rogers 1927-2014

    Mary I. Gollihue Rogers, 87, of Willard, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wilma Jean Gray 1927-2014

    Wilma Jean Gray, 87, of Flatwoods, previously of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2014, with her family by her side.

    July 29, 2014

  • Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan 1932-2014

    On Monday, July 28, lifelong Ashland resident Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan, 81, was called to his eternal rest. He passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014

  • Stacy Ruth Varney 1977-2014

    Stacy Ruth Varney of Ironton died Thursday.

    July 29, 2014

  • Burl E. Mullins 1943-2014

    Burl E. Mullins, 70, of Wellington, died Tuesday in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    July 29, 2014

  • Kerrie Spradlin

    Kerrie Spradlin, 74, of Denver, died Monday at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Lowell E. Hampton 1939-2014

    Lowell E. Hampton, 75, of Sandy Hook, died Saturday in Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty.

    July 29, 2014

  • Helen Thomas Walker

    Helen Thomas Walker, 86, of Grayson, died Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014