Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

July 5, 2013

Gene W. Litteral - 1930-2013

WESTWOOD — Gene W. Litteral, 82, of Westwood, entered into eternal rest at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland on Thursday,  July 4, 2013, with family at his side.

Mr. Litteral was born in Johnson County on Oct. 4, 1930, and was the son of the late Harrison Powell and Alice Litteral. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Opha Bailey Litteral, on Feb. 24, 2012, whom he married on Jan. 11, 1947, and were together for 65 years. He is also preceded in death by an infant son, John Harrison Litteral, infant daughter, Mary Lou Litteral and daughter, Donna Litteral Black; brothers, James Litteral, Taylor Litteral and Bill Litteral; and sisters, Matilda Perkins and Lucille Green.

He was a former coal miner and owner of the Westwood Lawn Service and was a member of the Danleyton Independent United Baptist Church.  He was a member of the Litteral Family Singers who traveled and sang at many different churches throughout the Tri-State from 1980 to 1993. He enjoyed playing his guitar and singing bluegrass gospel music.

Survivors include four sons, Larry (Barbara) Litteral, Jimmy Litteral, Gary (Janey) Litteral, all of Ashland, and Phillip (Joan) Litteral of Webbville; one daughter, Jessie (Bob) Hensley of Grayson; six grandchildren, Lari Litteral Hoffman, Scott Litteral, Karey (Keith) Ison, Josh Litteral, Jessie Litteral and Lauren Litteral; and seven great-grandchildren, Blake, Brittany, Brayden and Emma Ison, Davis Hoffman, Jeff Stanley and Rialeigh Litteral.

Visitation for friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Evans Funeral Home in Raceland. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home by Danny Clarkston, minister. Burial will be in the Dixon Cemetery in Westwood.

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