Obituaries – 9/6/15

Published 2:41 pm Saturday, September 5, 2015

Carl Sites

Feb. 4, 1932—Sept. 4, 2015

Carl Samuel Sites, 83 of South Point, passed away Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 at home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point with Brother Clint Brown officiating. He was born Feb. 4, 1932, in Coal Grove, a son of the late Willard and Clara Dillon Sites. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Leah Kelley Sites; and a son, Scott Derek Sites. Carl was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired from Ohio Power as an electrician. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Gayle Dunkle Sites; three children, Martin G. (Alison) Sites, Katrina (Larry) Caserta and Kevin (Kimberly) Sites; four stepchildren, Anita Dunkle, Loretta Mathis, Adam (Charlotte) Dunkle and Ernie Dunkle; two sisters, Maxine Caudill and Gaynelle (Don) Klaiber; 14 grandchildren, Lauren Sites, Kara Caserta Adkins, Chris and Brandon Caserta, Stephanie Sites Ward, Megan Sites Day, Britani Sites Dingus, Kelsey Sites, Amanda Miller, Tessa Dunkle, Amy Miller, Tiffany Mathis, Aiden Dunkle and Larisa Dunkle; and 19 great grandchildren. Burial will follow at Zoar Cemetery, Coal Grove. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at



Michael Lewis

March 26, 1952—Sept. 4, 2015

Michael Lewis, 63, of Ironton, passed away Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at his residence. The Lawrence County native was born March 26, 1952, a son of the late John Robert Lewis and Juanita Wilson Lewis of Ironton.  Michael was a graduate of Rock Hill High School and worked as a salesman for Direct Maytag.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Dale Lewis.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by brother, Robert (Sharon) Eugene Lewis of South Point; brother, Scott (Jennifer) Lewis of Ironton; sister, Judy (Bobby) Ann Barnhart of New Albany; sister, Sherry (Dane) Gail Wilds of Ironton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Woodland Cemetery with Brother Dave Schug officiating. Phillips Funeral Home is handling arrangements. In honor of Michael, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA, 22311, and the National Federation of the Blind, 200 E. Wells St., Baltimore, MD, 21230. To offer condolences to the family, please visit



Carman Chandler

Carman Rodriguez-Chandler, 71, of Russell, Kentucky, died at home on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Funeral services were Saturday at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods, Kentucky, with burial following at Palmer Cemetery in Russell. Online condolences may be left for the family at



Joyce Carman

Oct. 19, 1961—Sept. 3, 2015

In the presence of her family, Joyce Carman (Fulk) passed away at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky, from liver cancer on Sept. 3, 2015 at the age of 53.  She was born Oct. 19, 1961.  She was an amazing woman that was full of love, laughter, and life.  She was a fighter until the very end, letting everyone know that she was not giving up.  That is who she was.  She always looked at the bright side of things and maintained a positive outlook on life no matter what life threw her way.  She enjoyed many things in life such as spending time with her family, crocheting, quilting, and reading, among other things.  She never met a stranger and would strike up conversation with anyone.  She never left any doubt of her love, commitment, and devotion to her family. The fond memories that we have of her will carry us through this difficult time.

She is survived by her three children, Cassandra (Clinton Baker) Rainsberger of Greenfield, Benjamin (Julia) Rawlins of Lexington, Kentucky, and Cynthia (Matthew) Childers of Ironton; her mother, Wyoma Fulk of Sciotoville; five brothers, Tim (Paula) Fulk of South Webster, Donald (Kelli Roseberry) Fulk of South Webster, Mark (Kristen) Fulk of Sciotoville, Billie (Linda Mays) Fulk of South Webster, and Eric (Debbie) Fulk of South Webster; one sister, Melanie (Gary) Miller of Jacksonville, Florida; three grandchildren, Kiara Rainsberger, Mackenzie Baker, and Colton Baker of Greenfield; and many other countless friends and family members. She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Fulk.

Visitation will be at D.W. Swick Funeral Home in South Webster from 4-7p.m. today.  The funeral service will be at Bloom Freewill Baptist Church in Scioto Furnace at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment will follow at Horeb Cemetery in Oak Hill.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation in honor of Joyce Carman to Hospice of the Bluegrass ( and/or Karis’ Cause (  Online condolences may be left at  D.W. Swick-Nelson Funeral Home in South Webster is handling the arrangements.


Roy E. Howell, Jr.

Roy E. Howell, Jr., 81, of Flatwoods, Kentucky, died on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

Funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. today at the Advance Memorial United Methodist Church in Flatwoods under the direction of Carman Funeral Home. Burial will be at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods. Visitation will be after 1:30 p.m. at the church. Online condolences may be left for the family at