Obituaries – 4/3/13

Published 9:27am Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Amellia Abrams

May 20, 1957 — March 31, 2013

Amellia Adean Abrams, 55, of Pedro, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. The Boyd County, Ky., native was born May 20, 1957, the daughter of Charlotte Unrue Ball of Coal Grove, and the late John Junior Ball. She is also survived by her husband, Ronnie Lee Abrams Sr.

Mrs. Abrams attended Dawson-Bryant High School, was a homemaker and painter.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, John Ball; and two sisters, Dianna Lattimer and Patricia Ball.

In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by a son, Eric and Amanda Crager of Ironton; three grandchildren, Ethan Crager, Lexi Crager and Steven Crager, all of Ironton; a sister, Tamara and James Morris of Kitts Hill; three brothers, Hartford Ball Unrue and his wife, Bernice of Ironton, George Ball and his wife, Shelia of Alma, Ga., and Roy Ball and his wife, Tammy of Flatwoods, Ky.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Phillips Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenny Klaiber officiating. Burial will follow in Ogle Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit


Arthur Childers

Arthur Elliott Childers III, 49, of Chesapeake, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family at


Art Clark

Art E. Clark, 89, of Proctorville, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at home. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home. Burial will be in Miller Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be made to the family at


Helen Fannin

Helen Fannin, 97, of Ironton died Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Community Hospice in Ashland, Ky. Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.


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