Obituaries — 3/29/13

Published 9:27am Friday, March 29, 2013

Garnet Orthmeyer

Garnet Massie Orthmeyer, 82, widow of Fred F. Orthmeyer, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Born in Ironton, she was the daughter of the late Don and Eloise Massie.

She is survived by her children, Fred Orthmeyer, Janet (Robert) Prewitt, both of Lexington and Susan (Raymond) Assmar, Owensboro; sister, Elinor Lively, Springfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Erin (Kevin) Regenhold, Louisville, Kristin Osborne, Charleston, S.C., Grant Orthmeyer, Lexington and Ken (fiance’ Maggie Nelson) Osborne, Lexington; and great grandchildren Ella and Harper Regenhold. A special thanks to her caregivers, Hope Spoonamore, Sandy Spoonamore, Gail Faulkner and Susan Hefner.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Milward-Southland, conducted by the Rev. Charles Carter. Burial will follow at the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or God’s Pantry.



Arnold Murray

Arnold Murray, 74, of Flatwoods, Ky., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland Ky. Funeral Services will be Saturday, March 30, at noon at Carman Funeral Home-Flatwoods with a one-hour visitation prior to service time. Online condolences maybe left at



Dr. Alvis Brown

Dr. Alvis Brown, 81, of Bronston, Ky., died Wednesday March 27, 2013, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. The Louisa, Ky., native was born Dec. 30, 1931, a son of the late John and Sarah Varney Brown. He is survived by his wife Leona Cox Brown. Funeral services will be Monday, April 1, at 1 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home in Ironton with Minister Jimmy Tingler officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family please visit



Ezekiel Ray Mills

Ezekiel Ray Mills, 57, of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington. He is survived by his wife, Gayle Mills. Funeral servicers will held Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m. at Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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