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Obituaries – 7/1/13

George Taylor

July 17, 1931-June 29, 2013

George Mason Taylor, 81 of Waterloo went home to be with the Lord, Saturday June 29, 2013, at his home. The Waterloo native was born July 17, 1931, the son of the late George and Ella Edwards Taylor and stepmother Cora Taylor. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Taylor.

Mr. Taylor attended Waterloo Schools and was a former construction worker. He also had been employed by the Ironton Coke Plant and Amcast. He was a member of Palestine Missionary Baptist Church in Waterloo.

In addition to his parents and daughter, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Miller, Vivian Taylor, and Norma Miller; and two brothers, Robert Taylor and Edwin Taylor.

In addition to his wife, Patricia Miller Taylor of 63 years, he is survived by three sons, George Jackson Taylor (Cindy) of Mansfield, Randy Joe Taylor of Chattanooga, and Benny Taylor(Terri) of Pedro; a sister, Jewell Malone of Waterloo; grandchildren, Robert Taylor(Amanda) and Kristy Taylor both of Mansfield, Kyle Taylor (Kaylyn) and Luke Taylor, both of Pedro; and great-grandchildren, Bryan Taylor, Nathan Taylor, and Amaras Taylor, all of Mansfield.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with Brother Kyle Taylor and Brother Roger Colegrove officiating. Burial will follow in Rehobeth Cemetery, Waterloo. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.


James Brown

April 15, 1930-June 29, 2013

James Edward Brown, 83 of South Point, left his earthly home to be in his heavenly home Saturday, June 29, 2013, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. The South Point native was born April 15, 1930, the son of the late John and Mae Compton Brown. He is survived by his wife Lillian Coffman Brown whom he married May 26, 1972.

Mr. Brown was a graduate of South Point High School and was an Army Korean War veteran. He retired from U.S.S Chemical and Allied Chemical where he worked in the traffic department. He was also a member of the Burlington Wesleyan  Independent Church in South Point.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter, Jamie Brown; and three sisters, Pinky McKee, Alta Miller and June Brown.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, James Edward Brown II of South Point;

a daughter, Amy Shaffer of Chesapeake; and a grandson, Levi Shaffer of Chesapeake.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home with Dr. Scott Mann officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 8850. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. At the family’s request donations can be made to American Cancer Society, 4338 13th St., Ashland, KY 41101 or to Burlington Wesleyan Independent Church Building Fund in C/O Sam Spurlock, 7353 County Road 1, South Point, OH 45680. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.


Bettie Smith

Bettie Smith, 83, of Huntington, W.Va., died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. There will be no services. Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home.


Faye Smathers

Faye Maxine Smathers, 88, of Willow Wood, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the Sanctuary at the Ohio Valley, Ironton. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home.


Barbara Sites

Barbara Sue Sites, 66, of Chesapeake, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Cabell Huntington Hospital Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home. Burial will be in Centenary Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.


Carroll McDaniel

Jan. 31, 1925-June 27, 2013

Carroll R. McDaniel, 88, of Ironton, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, at the Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Ky. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Coal Grove Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Jeff Canfield officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Carroll was born January 31, 1925 in Cadmus, a son of the late Cecil McDaniel and Ercyl Neal McDaniel. He was retired as a Signal Inspector for the C & O Railroad and was also a Lawrence County Bee Inspector. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his twin brother, Carl; his oldest twin brothers, Neil and Nile; brothers, Rader, Walter, twins Orville and Otis and John. He is survived by his wife, Helen M. Dufour McDaniel; four children, Alden (Cheryl) McDaniel of Kitts Hill, Jerry (Peggy) McDaniel of Kitts Hill, Larry (Vickie) McDaniel of Coal Grove and Lisa (Scott) Black of Ironton; three stepdaughters, Janet (Don) Perkey of Coal Grove, Penny Lewis of Ironton and Cindy (Tom) Wilson of Coal Grove; a sister, Mary (Carl) Martin of Lesage, W.Va.; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.