Obituaries — 11/11/12

Published 5:13 am Sunday, November 11, 2012

Evelyn Compliment

Evelyn Compliment, 84, of Ironton, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, from Jo-Lin Health Center. The Lawrence County native was born March 12, 1928, a daughter to the late, McClellan Chapman and Catherine (Picklesimer) Chapman.

Evelyn was a 1947 graduate of Coal Grove High School. She went on to work as a housekeeper at Jo-Lin Health Center where she retired after 25 years of service. She was a member of Hanging Rock Community Church.

Evelyn is survived by a son, Michael (Tina) Compliment of Ironton; two grandsons, Michael Lee (Brandi) Compliment of Ashland, Ky., and Keith Compliment of Ironton, three great-grandchildren, Cash Compliment, Lucy Compliment and Piper Compliment, all of Ashland; one special niece, Janice Boggs; several other nieces and nephews; and a special thanks to the staff, her family and friends at Jo-Lin’s.

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In addition to her parents, Evelyn was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harold Chapman, Frank Chapman and Ray Chapman; one infant twin sister, Ruthalene Chapman; and one infant son, Mark E. Hall.

Funeral services will be noon Wednesday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Chaffins officiating. Burial will follow at Mamre Cemetery, Kitts Hill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be made to the Compliment family by visiting


 Gail Dutey

Gail “McManis” Dutey, 71, of Coal Grove, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, with her family gathered around her. The Wellston native was born Nov. 13, 1940, the daughter of the late W.L. and Edna McManis.

She is survived by Gary Dutey, her husband of 51 years; a daughter and son-in-law, Gina (Tim) Sexton of Coal Grove; a son and daughter-in-law, Scott (Heather) Dutey of Ironton; six grandchildren, Tyler, Taylor and Talia Sexton and Tanner, Taitlyn and Trevin Dutey; brothers Jerry (Ann) McManis of Florida and Michael (Janie) McManis of Wellston; and a number of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Cathy Murphy.

“Granny Gail” will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Gail graduated from Wellston High School, Rio Grande College and Marshall University, and retired after 30 years as an educator in the Dawson-Bryant School System. She was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday with the funeral immediately following at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Mike Burcham, Terry Castle, Daryl Davis, Tanner Dutey, Bill Morgan and Tyler Sexton. The Rev. Steve Harvey and Dr. Kevin Willis will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Life Children’s Home, Lima, Peru, c/o Gina Sexton, Sharon Baptist Church, 2010 S. Fifth St., Ironton, Ohio 45638.

Online condolences may be made to the Dutey family by visiting


 Lloyd Smith

Lloyd E. Smith, 57, of Ironton, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.


 Ann Peters

Ann Burdette Peters, 74, of Coal Grove died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. She had entrusted her care to Brown Funeral Chapel. Keeping with her wishes, she was cremated. Friends and family can share memories or express condolences on the Facebook page for Brown Funeral Chapel.


 Jay Jervis

Jay Jervis, 81, of Wayne, W.Va., died Wednesday. Nov. 7, 2012, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kathryn Wallace Jervis. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Salem United Baptist Church, Route 37, Wayne, with Roger Maynard and Tony Clay officiating. Burial will follow at Robinson Family Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday the church. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences to the family may be expressed at