Obituaries for Wednesday, Oct. 15

Published 10:57 am Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gates Callens

Gates Ellery Callens, 62, of Chesapeake, husband of Ida M. Bates Callens, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington. Funeral services will be noon Friday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home in South Point. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery in Huntington. Visitation is an hour prior to the service.

Brandy Vanderhoof

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Brandy Dawn Vanderhoof, 37, of Raceland, Kentucky, died on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Carman Funeral Home-Flatwoods. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Thurman Richardson

Thurman Odell Richardson, 67, of Chesapeake, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at his residence. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Zoe McQuirt Richardson. Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Phillips Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To offer the family condolences, please visit