Obituaries — 10/3/13

Published 12:04 pm Thursday, October 3, 2013

Ronald Day

Ronald “Bubby” Day, 72, of Ironton, went peacefully to be with his Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. He was born June 17, 1941, in Ironton, the son of the late Harlan and Mary (Gannon) Day. He was also preceded in death by two very special grandparents, Abbey Gannon and Ethel Williams.

Bubby was a 1960 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School and was a janitor for Etna Maintenance for over 20 years. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol (C.A.P.), lifetime member of Izaac Walton Lake and the North American Bass Club. Bubby loved fishing and hunting. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews. Before becoming ill Bubby attended Sugar Creek Baptist Church.

Bubby is survived by two sisters, Dorothy “Dottie” and the late Cleo Webb, and Yvonne “Bonnie” and the late Bob Wilson, both of Coal Grove; one brother, Daniel “Danny” Day of Bellefonte, Ky.; several nieces and nephews, Robin Heaberlin of Coal Grove, Abby (Keith) Bare of Ironton, Amy Fields of Coal Grove, John (Michelle) Webb of Ironton, Eric (Sueann) Day of Ironton, Arinn (Nick) McKnight of Coal Grove, and Scott (Missy) Day of Pedro; 14 great nieces and nephews, Zachary (Amanda) Heaberlin of Greenville, S.C., Kayla (Artie) Mullins of Kitts Hill, Adam and Alex Bare of Ironton, Eric and Isaac Fields of Coal Grove, Curtis, Baylee, and Brayden McKnight of Coal Grove, Vance, Morgan, Victor, Grant, and Gracie Day of Ironton; and a great-great niece and nephew, Peri and Max Mullins of Kitts Hill.

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Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Saturday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Zachary Heaberlin officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of the service on Saturday. Condolences may be made to the Day family online by visiting



Theresa Wills

Theresa Lynn Wills, 49, of South Point, formerly of Sissonville, W.Va., passed away suddenly on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Theresa was full of love and laughter, was a full-time student at Collins Career Center in South Point and had eight hours left to finish her cosmetology and managerial license. She had completed the dialysis tech program previously at Collins Career Center. She lived with her fiancé of five years and they cherished each other dearly. She was living her life to the fullest and had met the man of her dreams. She had the fairytale relationship that she always dreamed of.

Preceded in death by her grandfather, Brian Lanham, and grandmother, Carrie Lanham.

Left to cherish her memory are fiancé, Clarence “Quincy” Blair of South Point; son, Dakota Wills and his wife, Samantha of Ripley; daughter, Haley Wills and her fiancé, Jared Stalnaker; two beautiful granddaughters whom she cherished deeply, Madison and Macie Wills, who were the light of her life; numerous nieces and nephews; mother, Mary Lou Haynes; sisters, Yvonne Willard and her husband, Tony, Cynthia Nida, Robin Slater and Diana Holmes; brothers, Roger and Jason Haynes and Willie Henry Young Jr.; and father, Willie Henry Young Sr.

Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at Long and Fisher Funeral Home in Sissonville with Pastor Todd King officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Garden of Memories. A gathering of family and friends will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home.

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Minnie Clay

Minnie Clay, 87, of Ironton, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at a local health care center. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.