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Obituaries — 8/2/13

Ronald Jenkins

Ronald Eugene Jenkins, 57, of Kitts Hill passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. The Ironton native was born Feb. 17, 1956, a son of Homer Eugene Jenkins and Gail Nance Jenkins of Kitts Hill.

Ronald attended North Salinas High School in Salinas, Calif. He was in the USMC and a former machinist for Precision Rolled Products in Sparks, Nev. He enjoyed spending time with his family, Harley Davidson Motorcycles, fishing, racing and woodworking. He was of the Presbyterian faith.

He was preceded in death by brother, Dean Thomas Jenkins; maternal grandparents, Mae and George Nance; maternal stepgrandmother, Margaret Nance; and paternal grandparents, Ruth and Thomas Jenkins.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Lee Carlson Jenkins; two daughters, Cara Dawn Jenkins of Ironton and Amanda Rae Jenkins of Kitts Hill; six grandchildren, Robert Jenkins-Johnson, Timothy Secoy, Stephanie Secoy, Zacharia Smith, Drake Smith and Logan Stewart, all of Kitts Hill; four brothers,Stephen Jenkins of Kitts Hill, Ricky Jenkins of Salinas, Dana Jenkins of Bentin, Wash. and Homer Jenkins of Kitts Hill; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be a service held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Ronald’s name to the St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Phillips Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To offer condolences to the family please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.



Fred Sisler

Fred Franklin Sisler, Sr., 70, of Ironton, passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. The Lawrence County native was born June 4, 1943, the son of the late George W. and Leva Lewis Sisler. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Faye Duvendeck Sisler.

Mr. Sisler attended Rock Hill High School and was a former iron pourer for the Dayton Malleable Iron Company retiring in 1986. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Adam Sisler; three brothers, Earl Sisler, Gaylord Sisler and Paul David Sisler; granddaughter-in-law, Abbey Bentley; brother-in-law, Lloyd Webb; and sister-in-law, Dottie Sisler.

He is survived by son, Fred Sisler, Jr. and his wife Cathy of Ironton; daughter, Carol Sexton and her husband Roger of Coal Grove; son, Charles Sisler and his wife Angie of Ironton; daughter, Sandra Kay Sisler of Ironton; son, Michael Sisler and Ashley Dalton of Ironton; daughter, Angela Brooks and her husband John of Ironton; brothers and sisters, George and Pat Sisler, Jean Webb, Walter Sisler, Charlotte and Huck Pruitt, Rosetta and Butch Duvendeck, all of Ironton, and Donald Sisler of Scioto County; 10 grandchildren, Chad Hamilton, Tracey and Paul Dale, Kyle Burcham, Fred and Jennifer Sisler III, Mason Robinson, Kylee Brooks, Laylah Brooks, Jacob Sexton, Rodger Sexton and Breanna Sexton; and three great-grandchildren, Jordyn Dale, Morgyn Dale and Kayleigh Sisler.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home with the Rev. James Cremeans officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery and visitation will be today from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requests donations be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave. Ashland, KY. 41101. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.



Leota Hagemeyer

Leota Hagemeyer, 89, of Wilmington, passed away Tuesday morning July 30, 2013. She was born in Pine Grove.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Hagemeyer, her parents, Thuman and Ida Johnson; sisters, Lorena Gehrling and Thelma Johnson of Ironton, Helen Quigley of Wilmington; and brothers, Curtis, Bobby and Jerry Johnson of Ironton.

She is survived by a daughter, Susan Holmes; a son, Keith and Connie Hagemeyer; grandsons, Lance and Curt Hagemeyer of Wilmington, Justin Holmes of South Carolina, Jerod and Joel Homes of Wilmington; a brother, J.C. Johnson of Kitts Hill; sisters, Hazel West of Bradford, Verna (Jay) Brening of Springfield, Judy Higgenbotham of Franklinton, N.C., Juanita (Jarvis) Wilds and Evelyn Webb of Ironton; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are pending.



Richard Akers

Richard Keith Akers, 75, of Proctorville, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was the husband of Patricia Akers, who survives. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church. Burial will be in Rome Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Hall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.