Obituaries — 12/29/14

Published 10:25 am Monday, December 29, 2014

Richard Morris

Richard Lee Morris, 77 of Kitts Hill, passed away Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland. The Kitts Hill native was born Oct. 8, 1937 the son of the late Frank D. and Freda Clay Abrams.

Mr. Morris attended Kitts Hill Schools and was a self-employed laborer. He was also a member of Rock Camp Methodist Church. Richard loved to hunt, watch TV, go to ball games and watch NASCAR.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Butler; three brothers, Raymond and William Morris, and Kenny Turner; and a nephew, Gary Morris.

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He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Hobart Baker of Orient; a brother and two sisters-in-law, Frank and Donna Morris Jr. of Columbus, and Shelia Morris of Ironton; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home with pastor Brad Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in Mamre Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit



Leland Creed

Leland K. Creed, 88, of Russell, Kentucky, died on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Trinity Station Retirement Community in Flatwoods, Kentucky. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Kentucky, with the Rev. Lloyd L. Bailey officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Condolences may be made online to



Eugene Quarles

Eugene Quarles Sr., 95, of Ironton, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Kentucky. Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home in Ironton.



Irvin Miller

Irvin Howard Miller, 84, of Huntington, died Dec. 27, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Ella Jean Chapman Miller. There will be no services. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville is in charge of arrangements.



Pete Cox

Pete Cox, 56, of Decatur, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, Kentucky. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.



Jewell Ferris

Jewell A. Ferris, 88, of Willow Wood, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home.