Obituaries – 11/28/12

Published 9:39am Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Caylee Kerns

Caylee Lynn Kerns, infant daughter of Tammy Kerns, passed away Nov. 23, 2012, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va.

Caylee was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Joyce Kerns.

In addition to Caylee’s mother, she is survived by maternal grandfather, Emory “Jug” Kerns of Ironton; aunt, Saprinta Patrick and Paul of Ironton; uncle, Josh Kerns and Robin of Ironton; special aunt and uncle, Patty Friley and Charlie of Ironton; and cousins, Allison Salyers of Huntington, W.Va., Tommie Patrick of Ironton and Jayce Albert of Huntington.

Graveside services will be noon Thursday in Woodland Cemetery with Elder John Sturgill officiating. There will be no public visitation. Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton, is handling the arrangements. Donations may be made to Phillips Funeral Home to help cover the cost of the services. To offer condolences to the family, please visit


Deborah Wieteki

July 9, 1966-Nov. 20, 2012

Deborah Jean Wieteki, of Norton Shores, Mich. passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at home. She was born July 9, 1966, the daughter of Helen and Phillip Martin.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Sam Wieteki and his two sons, Don and Max. Debbie was a graduate of Ironton High School and was a nurse at River Valley Health System in Ironton until it closed. In addition to her husband and parents, Debbie is survived by her sons, Michael Brent Preston II and Ethan Garrett Preston; one brother, Phillip H. Martin of Ironton, her maternal grandmother, Eloise Martin of Fla., and several very much loved cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at Phillips Funeral Home with Father David Huffman officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery and visitation was Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave. Ashland, KY 41101. To offer condolences to the family, please visit


Howard Warren

Howard Russell Warren, 77, of Crown City, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Abbeyshire Place, Bidwell. He is survived by his wife Betty White Warren. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


Junior Pemberton

Junior William Pemberton, 85, of Chesapeake, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at home. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home.

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