Obituaries for Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Published 10:05 am Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Pete Cox

Feb. 5, 1958 — Dec. 28, 2014


Robert “Pete” Cox, 56, of Pedro, passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell. The Gallipolis native was born Feb. 5, 1958, a son of the late Charley and Helen Luckett Cox.

Pete was a 1979 graduate of Rock Hill High School. He was a former employee for South Gallia High School and the Rock Hill School District, was of the Pentecostal faith and a volunteer for the Decatur Fire Department for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers. Junior Cox, Frank Cox and Larry Cox.

He is survived by three brothers, Ed Cox, of Gallia County, Otis Cox and Michael Cox, both of Pedro; and two sisters, Betty Corbin, of Portsmouth, and Barb Spencer, of Gallia County.

Friends may call 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home. Graveside services to follow in Centerpoint Cemetery with the Rev. Ora Cox officiating. To offer condolences to the family, please visit



Jean Ferris

Jean Ferris, 88, of Willow Wood, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville by Pastor Gordon Simpson. Burial will follow in Perkins Ridge Cemetery in Willow Wood. Visitation will be 1:30-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at



Gary Hesson

Gary Donald Hesson, 74, of Sebring, Florida, formerly of Chesapeake, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at home. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.



Annabelle Weber

Annabelle Young Weber, 89, of Huntington, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at home. There will be no services. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at



Charles Lucas

Charles Lucas, 85, of Proctorville, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington. He is survived by his wife, Venora Lucas. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.



Auretta Malone

Auretta D. Malone, 79, of Largo, Florida, died Wednesday, Dec. 24,2014. She was born in Ironton.

She was a member of Westside Church of Nazarene in Largo and will be greatly missed by her family.

Auretta is survived by her husband, Forest, of 58 years; daughter, Debra K. Malone Underwood, of Ashville; son, Forest Michael Malone, of New Boston; and sister, Yvonne Miles, of Marion. She is also survived by four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Service will be at 10 a.m. today at the Westside Church of Nazarene.