Obituaries – 8/22/12

Published 9:42am Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Audrey Gaskins

Audrey Gaskins, 84, of Ironton, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at a local health care center. The Logan, W. Va., native was born Sept. 1, 1927, the daughter of the late Van and Lula Turner Aldridge. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Gaskins III.

Mrs. Gaskins attended Waterloo High School and was a former owner/operator of Caldwell’s Grocery Store in Kyger, Ohio, a former employee of Robbins and Myers and of Holzer Hospital. She was of the Christian faith.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Marie (Bob) Riggsby, Virgie (Marvin) Grout, Eloise Hankins, and Lenora (Cecil) Rice.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Pete Newman of Ironton; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Treva Caldwell of Gallipolis; a sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Henry Willis of Hecla; three grandchildren, Shannon (Brigette) Belville, Tim (Lori) Caldwell and Chris (Sarah) Cooper and seven great grandchildren, Brea Belville, Layne Caldwell, Logan Caldwell, Trevor Dale, Xavier Cooper, Aiden Cooper, and Madison Cooper.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Phillips Funeral Home with Pastor Lee Aldridge officiating. Burial will follow in Sugar Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

 

Mildred Thomas-Withrow

Mildred Sue Thomas-Withrow, 80, of Flatwoods, Ky., died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shawnee Church of God, 1303 Beth Ann Drive, Flatwoods with Pastor Jim Stamper officiating. Burial will follow at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com.

 

Ryan Ainsworth

Ryan Ainsworth, 46, of Ironton, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.

 

Larry Riley

Larry Riley of Ironton, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.

 

Charles Stapleton

Charles Stapleton, 67, of Ironton, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at a local nursing facility. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.

 

Billy Lambert

Billy Dale Lambert, 56, of Ironton, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. There will be a private family service at a later date.

Hall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Ella Smith

Ella Jacqueline “Jackie” Smith, 79, of Raceland, Ky, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at her home. She was the wife of Beryl Smith, who survives. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Evans Funeral Home, Raceland, with Elder Gary Blevins. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

 

Hilda Genco

Hilda E. Genco, 80, of Erlanger, Ky., died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 at Baptist Village Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.

 

Dorothy Strain

Dorothy Rose Strain; 87,  of Ironton, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Sanctuary of the Ohio Valley in Ironton.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Rose Hill Burial Park Chapel in Ashland, Ky. Brown Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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