Obituaries — 10/3/12

Published 10:18am Thursday, October 4, 2012

Janet Cade

Janet Rose Cade, 74, of Kitts Hill, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at her residence. The Boyd County, Ky., native was born Dec. 28, 1937, the daughter of the late James W. and Ruth Kelly Roberts. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Francis Cade, who passed away April 20, 2004. Mrs. Cade was a graduate of Kitts Hill High School and a member of Mamre Baptist Church. She was a wonderful mother and devoted grandmother and great grandmother. She loved to sew, crochet, needlepoint and work in her flower garden. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Anthony Cade; grandson, Nathan Cade; great grandson, Gavin Lunsford; two brothers, Bill Roberts and James Roberts; and two sons-in-law, Jimmy Sparks and Bill Leibee.

She is survived by six sons, Dan and Brenda Cade of Kitts Hill, David and Marita Cade of West Liberty, Ky., Tim and Daisy Cade of Green Cove Springs, Fla., Joe Cade of Kitts Hill, Mark and Sue Ellen Cade of Kitts Hill and Steven Francis Cade of Linnville; four daughters, Janette Sparks of Coal Grove, Linda and Paul Lawless of Ironton, Julie and Steve Conley of Kitts Hill, and Lena and Scott Harmon of Ashland, Ky.; a sister: Shirley Saunders of Kitts Hill; and one brother, Ken Roberts of Dayton.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Triplet officiating. Burial will follow in Mamre Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers for the service will be Aaron Cade, Jordan Cade, B.J. Leibee, Anthony Cade, Ben Curry, Markie Cade and Brian Cade. The Cade family would like to give a special “Thank You” to the staff of hospice for their loving care. To offer condolences to the family, please visit


 Garilyn McGirr

Garilyn Ray McGirr, age 76, of Winder, Ga., died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. He retired from the Operating Engineers Union Local 81 as a heavy equipment operator. Mr. McGirr was of the Baptist faith and attended Hebron Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, C.J. and Maybel Lewis McGirr. He is survived by his wife, Barbara North McGirr of Winder; his sons, John McGirr of Winder, Jack Ray McGirr of Houston, Texas, Jerry Lynn McGirr of Decatur, Ala. and Garilyn McGirr, Jr. of Houston; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm on Friday before the funeral service at Smith Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday with Pastor Duke Forster officiating. An interment will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, Dacula, Ga. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of the arrangements.


Rosemary Nance

Rosemary Beals Nance, 91, of Coal Grove, went home to be with the Lord, Monday Oct. 1, 2012, at a local health care facility. The Willow Wood native was born Jan. 1, 1921, the daughter of the late Henry W. and Ada Kelly Fliehman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William LeRoy Nance who passed away Sept. 12, 2003.

Mrs. Nance was a graduate of Windsor High School. She retired after 30 years of service from the Dayton Malleable Iron Company where she worked in the core room and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Deering.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Delphin, Earl, Harry, and Fred Fliehman; and a sister, Henrietta Fulks.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Sue Nance of Ironton; two grandchildren, Terry Lee Nance and his wife Missy and Kimberly Sue Nance; two great grandchildren, Riley Sage and Karen Eve; and a sister, Donna Humphreys of Ironton.

Funeral services will be noon Friday at Phillips Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Colegrove officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens and visitation will be Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit


 Wanda Bridgeman

Wanda F. Bridgeman, 82, of South Point, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. She was the wife of William “Bill” Bridgeman, who survives. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, with Pastor Lou Ashworth officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


 Rev. Donald Dornon

Rev. Donald C. Dornon, 91, of Proctorville, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Jo Lin Health Center, Ironton. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, by Pastor Steve Harvey. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation will be held noon to 1 p.m. Thursday. Condolences may be expressed to the family at



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