Obituaries — 10/17/13

Published 9:32am Thursday, October 17, 2013

Cassie Kitchen

Cassie Alvie Kitchen, 95, of Charleston, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.

Cassie was born at Decatur on June 4, 1918, to the late Frank and Manda Evans. She was retired from the Kanawha County Board of Education with more than 20 years of service. She was a devout Christian and a member of the East Bank Church of the Nazarene and a member of the Women’s Auxiliary of East Bank. She was also an avid Mountaineer fan.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Kitchen; infant son, Wayne Kitchen; and daughter, Beulah Phillips.

She is survived by children, Tommy (Patty) Kitchen, of Lakewood, Mike (Barbara) Kitchen, of Cross Lanes, W.Va., and Beverly (Mike) Green of Miami, W.Va.; caregiver and granddaughter, Carla Hall of Charleston, W.Va.; several other grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden. A visitation with family and friends will be one hour prior to the service.

The committal service and burial will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Vernon Furnace Cemetery in Decatur.

The online guest book can be accessed at



Mary Mains

Mary “Sue” Curnutte Mains, of Ironton, went to her heavenly rest on Oct. 12, 2013. She was born July 16, 1932, in Louisa, Ky., to William Curnutte and Elsa Mae “Wokee” Curnutte.

Sue was a homemaker and devoted to her nine children. In later years, she enjoyed world traveling and was as much at home floating on a gondola in the canals of Venice, Italy, as playing cards in the living room of her house on Sixth Street with the ladies of her card club.

She is predeceased by her husband, Daniel Ralph Mains Sr.; her daughters, Patricia Ann Blalock and Karen Lynn Harrison. She is survived by seven children, Stephen Louis (Pamela) Mains, of Ironton; Lawrence Joseph Mains, of Worthington, Ky.; Timothy Mark (Rae Ann) Mains, of Ironton; Daniel Ralph Mains Jr. of Ironton; Anita Sue (Nathan) Lewis, of South Point; Mary Kathryne Mains (David) Lenox, of Orlando, Fla.; John Patrick Mains, of Chesapeake; and her 16 grandchildren, Casey Henry, Martha Blalock, Drew Mains, Beth Ramey, Carrie Rowe, Leslie Byerley, Peyton Mains, Jade Mains, Amy Harrison, Catherine Saunders, Mark Mains, Andy Mains, Nikki Lewis, Nekka Kazee, Noel Payne and Reece Lenox; along with 21 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, one of Sue’s passions was donating to the children of poverty in West Virginia. “Able Families of West Virginia.” Website: Telephone: 304-393-4987.

In keeping with her wishes of a private service, if friends would like to pay their respects to the family, they can do so between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Friday at 314 S. Sixth St., Ironton.



Georgia Hill

Georgia “Sue” Hill, 83, of Ironton, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at the Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home with the Rev. Brandon Arthur officiating. There will be a private burial at the convenience of the family in Memorial Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.


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