Obituaries — 6/21/12

Published 9:26 am Thursday, June 21, 2012

Dennis Craft

Dennis Gene Craft, 54, of South Point, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.

Dennis was born in West Hamlin, W.Va., in 1957 to Dennis and Mary Craft. He was a 1976 graduate of Rock Hill High School. He was an employee of Heiner’s Bakery. He had a love for life, his kids, cars and work. He had lots of friends and never knew a stranger.

He was preceded in death by a son, Dale Everett Craft and his mother, Mary Craft.

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Survivors are his father, Dennis Craft; one brother, Pat (Kelly) Craft; two sisters, Sandy (Greg) Riggs and Sabrina Craft; three children, a daughter, Brandi (JJ Fry), two sons, Michael and Colten Craft; six grandchildren, Nickie, Madison, Kaley, Cheyene, Alyssa and Tyler; lots of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and an ex-wife and mother of his children, Becky Perry. He will be forever missed by all. We love you “Denny.”

Funeral services will be noon Friday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point with Pastor Mike Dement officiating. Friends may call 10 a.m.-noon Friday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


Virginia Chapman-Ison

Virginia Evelyn Chapman-Ison, 70, of Ashland, Ky., died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Community Hospice Care Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods, Ky., with Pastor Ron Adkins officiating. Burial will follow at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods. Visitation for family and friends will be after 11:00 a.m. until service time on today at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Carolyn Zirkle

Carolyn Sue Zirkle, 70, of South Point, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Jenkins officiating. Private burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


Helen Day

Helen Marie Day, 83, of Ashland, Ky., died Monday, June 18, 2012 at Jo-Lin Health Center in Ironton. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ashland Cemetery Mausoleum with Pastor Dave McGranahan officiating. Visitation will be noon until time of service Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Preston Family Funeral Home.


Pamela Marcum

Pamela Kay Marcum, 57, of Huntington, W.Va., died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Jo Lin Health Center in Ironton. Memorial service will be 6:30 – 8 p.m. Friday at Rome Church of Christ, Proctorville, Ohio. Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at