Sept. 18, 1924—Dec. 6, 2015
Elmer “Eddie” Edwards, 91, of Proctorville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. He was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Proctorville, son of the late Elmer Earl and Olive Elizabeth Galloway Edwards.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bernard (Jenny) Edwards and Hollis F. (Glenna) Edwards; and son-in-law Robert L. Dalton. He was a faithful husband to his wife June Bradley Edwards of 67 years; beloved father to his children, Joyce Ann Dalton, Dotty Sue and Teddy Earl Edwards; six grandchildren, Grant (Jennifer) Dalton, Anna Beth (Chris) Lewis, David E. (Teressa) Hager, Daryl (Yvette) Hager, Katie (Joe) Burkley; and Josh Adkins; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons, who are left to cherish his memory.
He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a rural carrier in August 1990. He served the Lord as a teacher, elder and friend to many at the Rome Church of Christ for over 40 years. He was a WWII Army veteran serving at Normandy and the Battle of The Bulge. He was a Sergeant in the European Theatre where he earned the respect of his officers. He served as a Rome Township Trustee and member of the Lawrence County Agricultural Society. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed singing in the church. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. today at Rome Church of Christ, Proctorville. Entombment will follow at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Proctorville VFW Post 6878 will conduct military graveside rites. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Glen Markin Sr.
Glen K. Markin Sr., formerly of Ironton, passed away Nov. 2, 2015, at the age of 74. Glen dedicated his entire life to serving others, service that led him far from home. Enlisting in the Navy at the age of 17, he became a hospital corpsman and moved to the Washington, D.C., area where he was stationed at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Following a one-tour enlistment, he initially left the military to return home to Ironton, where he then worked in law enforcement.
With the Vietnam War growing, he then re-enlisted at this time in the United States Air Force where he was a surgical technician.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Lillian Markin; his wife, Mary; and a sister, Sharon Murphy.
He is survived by his only son, Glen Markin II; daughter-in-law, Mari; grandchildren, Maya and Ana; one sister, Kay Griswold, of Ironton; and a host of cousins and friends.
His final resting place and services will be at Arlington National Cemetery. A website has been created for all to share photos, thoughts and memories of his life. The website also contains instructions on how to make a donation to the American Heart Association in lieu of flowers or other offerings. http://glen.markin.muchloved.com/
Kathleen Sue Stewart, 88, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at home. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, by pastor Roger Mooney. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington, West Virginia. Visitation will be noon-1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Marlene Louise Williams, 83, of Proctorville, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. There will be no visitation. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements.
Steve Callicoat, of Hermitage, Tennessee, formerly of Proctorville, died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, at home. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.