Obituaries – 4/29/15
Oct. 5, 1924 — April 27, 2015
Gladys Cox, 90, of Pedro, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Heartland of Jackson Nursing Home. The Wayne County, West Virginia native was born Oct. 5, 1924, a daughter of the late George L. and Mary Smith Gillespie. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willis Cox, who passed away March 3, 1999.
Mrs. Cox was a homemaker and a loving mother. She attended Decatur schools and was of the Decatur Apostolic Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Ira Cox and Ralph Cox; six brothers; and five sisters.
She is survived by her children; Ora Cox of Ironton, Dixie Malone of Napoleon, Judy Depriest of Pedro, Gene Cox of Decatur, Joy Hutson of White Oak, Tennessee, Dennie Cox of Pedro, Garald Cox of Decatur, Bernie Cox of Decatur, Thomas Cox of Decatur, Rick Cox of Pedro, Ronnie Cox of Decatur, Kathleen Strickland of Oak Hill and Penny Montgomery of Grove City; three sisters, Jewel Murnahan of Ironton, Ruth Adkins of Oak Hill and Haley Howell of Orlando, Florida; 60 grandchildren; 89 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Greater Faith Apostolic Church with Ministers Gary Malone and Terry Gillum officiating. Burial will follow in Buckhorn Cemetery and visitation will be Thursday from 5-9 p.m. at the church. Pallbearers will be her sons, Ora, Gene, Dennie, Garald, Bernie, Thomas, Rick and Ronnie Cox. Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South Seventh Street, Ironton, is assisting the family with the arrangements. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
Emma Elaine Dickerson Earls, 77, of Proctorville, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at home. She is survived by her husband, Ernest Earls, Jr. A celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington, West Virginia. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Mark Stephen Withrow, 54, of Sugarland, Texas, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at Memorial Herman Hospital, Sugarland, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Pamela J. Tredway Withrow. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Kelly Dawn Riggs, 49, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Emma Sheets, of Chesapeake, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at home. She is survived by her husband, Harold Sheets. Funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation will be held 12:30-2:30 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.