Obituaries — 2/15/15

Published 1:08 pm Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Loretta Moore

Loretta S. “Goose” Moore, 95, of Ironton, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. The Lawrence County native was born May 29, 1919, the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Bro Slaughter.

Mrs. Moore was a 1938 graduate of Ironton High School and a former employee for Wilson’s Sporting Goods. She was a member of St. Lawrence O’Toole Catholic Church in Ironton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Hildreth Ann Crawford; a son, Fred Moore; a sister, Mary Alberta Copley; a brother, Leo Albert Slaughter; grandchild, Rob Ferguson; and grandchild, Jerry Moore.

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She is survived by a son, Robert “Bobby” J. Moore of Stout; 16 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; special friend, Mike Dietrich; and numerous nieces and nephews

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence O’Toole Catholic Church with Father David Huffman officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery and visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church Thursday. Phillips Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.To offer condolences to the family, please visit



Norman Heffner

Norman Heffner, 84, husband of Haney Heffner, of Chesapeake, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at home. Funeral service will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, by pastor D.L. Webb of Sybene Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery, Chesapeake. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at



James Mineer

James Robert Mineer, Jr., 50, of Ironton, husband of Bobi Keaton Mineer, died Thursday, Feb.19, 2015 at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center. Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Friday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point. Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Friday.



Geraldine Bowman

Geraldine Bowman, 88, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center, Huntington. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.