Obituaries – 9/19/12

Published 9:20 am Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Delores Webb

Delores Faye Fields Webb, 93, of South Point, passed Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at the St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. The Coal Grove native was born Aug. 25, 1919, the daughter of the late Willard and Lulu Jenkins Fields. Mrs. Webb was a graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School and a homemaker. She was a  ember of the Sovereign Grace Missionary Baptist Church in Coal Grove  and a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Virgil Webb whom she married Dec. 9, 1942, and preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2007; daughter, Carol Kay Brammer; three sisters, Irene Willis, Doris Snoddy, and Velma Mitchell; and two brothers, Austin Fields and Max Fields.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Glenn Allen and Libby Webb of Wilmington, N.C.;

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daughter and son-in-law, Faye Louise and Joe Ronk of Kenova, W.Va.; daughter, Martha Ann and Fran Kennon of Ocala, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Johnda Rose and Charlie Henderson of Chillicothe; and Oh. son and daughter-in-law, Philip Anthony and Cheryl Webb of South Point; 17 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; and eight great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Phillips Funeral Home with Brother Willard Willis and Brother Bill Parker officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit

Jack Thomas Newman

Jack Thomas Newman, 62, of Ironton entered into the Kingdom of Heaven on September 15, 2012. Jack was born March 28, 1950 in Carter County, Kentucky. Jack was the loving husband of Penny Whitt Newman the love of his life and his friend.

Jack was the father of two joys of his life, his daughters, Kristie Newman Johnson and Jackie Newman Edwards. They were his reason for living. He also had one granddaughter, Laikyn Grace Johnson. He was her “Pappy” and best friend and he always called her “Monkey”. He had two sons-in-law that he thought of as his sons, Scott Johnson, husband of Kristie Johnson and Gary Edwards husband of Jackie Edwards.

Jack was employed at Arch Coal for 25 years as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Jack was also a member of Pine Grove Freewill Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Green High School.

Jack and Penny got married on March 20, 1971 and have been married for 41 years. Jack enjoyed many aspects of the Amusement Community . He was once the owner and operator of Withrow Amusements. Jack also enjoyed traveling the midwest with his good friend for life Stan craft searching for that next big ride. Jack was also a master of Carousel Ride Restoration. His passion was Carnival Ride Restorations, in which he was a Master Restorer.

Jack is also survived by two brothers; Sable and Bonnie Richmond of Marion, Indiana and Danny Richmond of Olive Hill, Ky.

He is also survived by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Ronnie and Janie Davis of Ironton, Chuck and Joy Whitt of Ironton, Mick and Carla Briggs of Ashland, OH, Patsy Casey and Ron of Jacksonville, FL., Randy and Brenda Whitt of Ironton and David Whitt of Ironton.

He was preceded in death by his mother Lucille Richmond Withrow and father Leonard Newman and stepfather Bill Withrow.

Funeral Services will be 1P.M. Tuesday September 18, 2012 at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, 518 South 6th Street, Ironton with Pastor Kenny Klaiber, Roger Lavender and Joey VanMeter officiating. Jack will be laid to rest in Haverhill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6 till 8P.M. at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family please visit



Leona Pierce

Leona Pierce, 86, of Ironton, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.