Obituaries — 4/6/15

Published 9:50 am Monday, April 6, 2015

Mary Farley

Mary E. Farley, 78, of Kitts Hill, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She was born March 2, 1937, at Willow Wood, a daughter of the late Dewey and Ella Humphrey White. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Walter White. She was a physician’s office receptionist and a graduate of Windsor High School. Mary is survived by numerous cousins. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, with pastor Mike Long officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Condolences may be expressed at



Ruth Bryant

Ruth G. Bryant, 77, of Coal Grove, passed away April 4, 2015, at her residence. The Perry Township native was born Nov. 19, 1937, a daughter of the late Willis and Mary Alberta Kelly Stapleton. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Arthur E. (Dunie) Bryant Jr., whom she married March 22, 1957.

Ruth attended Kitts Hill, Rock Camp and Andis schools and was a 1957 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School. She was a homemaker and Avon representative for 46 years and a member of the New Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Ironton.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by seven brothers, Harold Kenneth, Bill E., Ralph V. Glen Alden, Bruce R., Keith F. and Robert D. Stapleton; and five sisters, Margaret Stapleton Justice, Alberta F. Stapleton Darby, Rose W. Stapleton Hankins, Carol R. Stapleton Chapman and Mary Sue Stapleton.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her children; daughter, Mary Ellen Bryant of Ironton; son, Arthur E. and Reba Bryant III of Ironton; daughter, Karen Sue and Billy Huff Jr. of Kitts Hill; daughter, Deanna Kay and Scott Case of Coal Grove; son, Larry Franklin and Opal Bryant of South Point; eight grandchildren, Lesley and Brittany Bryant, Corey R. Bryant, Adam Bryant, Caylyn N. Case, Jordan S. Case, Chanston R. Bryant, Creighton B. Bryant and Presleigh Bryant; a step-grandchild, Kaleb Sullivan; one great-grandchild, Katelynn Anne Bryant; brother, Larry K. and Ruth Stapleton; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Phillips Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in Mamre Cemetery and visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family please visit



Paul Hutchison

Paul E. Hutchison, 84, of Kenova, West Virginia, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at JoLin Health Center in Ironton. He is survived by his wife, Dianne Hutchison. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville.



Vickie Jenkins

Vickie Lynn Jenkins, 50, of Ironton, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. A memorial service will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with a remembrance services beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Brown Funeral Chapel.



Martha Eaton

Martha Eaton, 62, of Proctorville, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville.