Obituaries — 1/6/13Published 12:06am Sunday, January 6, 2013
Thomas Geswein, 82, of Ironton, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Jo-Lin Health Center, Ironton.
He was born Aug. 29, 1930, to the late Walter and Elsie (Freeman) Geswein. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Ironton.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Leah Davis and Connie Lanham; and one brother, Jack Geswein.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Dorothy Geswein, whom he married on Sept. 20, 1951; one daughter, Pam (Dan) Stakich of Marion, Ind.; two sons, Tim (Patty) Geswein of Ironton; Thomas (Jill) Geswein of Germantown; and three grandchildren, Emma, Ashton and Aaron Geswein, all of Germantown.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Strawn officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday. Online condolences can be given at www.TracyBrammerfh.com.
Darrell James Rollins, a native of Ironton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. Darrell was the only child of William “Bill” Rollins and Lena Viola (Ellis). Mary Lou Cannon Ellis, Darrell’s great-aunt, reared him and his adopted brother, Edward Claridy.
He graduated from Ironton High School in 1956 and from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1974. Darrell held several pastorates throughout nearly 40 years of ministry and was most recently the pastor of Muir Chapel CME in Eastwood, Ky. His wife, two children, granddaughter, brother, sister and a host of other relatives and friends will cherish his memory.
The viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Green Street Baptist Church, 519 East Gray Street, Louisville. At 11 a.m. Tuesday, the funeral service will be held at the same location. Flowers can be sent to G. C. Williams Funeral Home, 1935 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY.
Goldie Alice Thompson, 93, of Orient, formerly of Proctorville, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at home. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home. Burial will be in Perkins Ridge Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Gary Buzz Bowman, 51, of Proctorville, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Cleveland Clinic. He was the husband of Bambi Lewis Bowman, who survives. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hall Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rome Cemetery. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Betty Jean Fairchild Wyer, 78, of Ashland, Ky., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Smith-Claxon Cemetery in Hopewell, Greenup County, Ky. Arrangements are under the direction of Preston Family Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Janet May Snyder, 67, of Huntington, W.Va., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Hall Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rome Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Marcella Fay Scarberry, 74, of South Point, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at home. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Juanita Street, 83, of Coal Grove, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky. Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.
Ramona Toney Marks, 84, of Proctorville, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in the Emogene Dolin Hospice House of Huntington, W.Va. There will be no services. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.