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Obituaries – 1/4/16

Rose H. McFann

May 28, 1918—Jan. 2, 2016

Rose H. (Medinger) McFann, 97. passed away Saturday, Jan. 2. 2016, at Grove City. The Lawrence County native was born on May 28, 1918, the daughter of Jacob and Dora Medinger.

Mrs. McFann was a graduate of St. Joseph Central Catholic High School, and a member of the Ironton Catholic Women’s Club. Rose was a homemaker, frequent volunteer, and an avid quilter, quilting over 100 blankets, many given to family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Dempsey McFann; three brothers; and four sisters. She is survived by a son, Michael (Dianne) McFann of Ironton; one daughter, Jane Clay. of Grove City; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father David Huffman officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 9-10:30 am on Wednesday, at O’Keefe-Baker Funeral Home.

Donations in Rose’s memory may. be made to Community Hospice-Ironton, Mt. Carmel Hospice- Columbus,. or St. Joseph Catholic Church.

 

 

Dorothy Carrico

Nov. 22, 1932—Dec. 30, 2015

Dorothy M. Carrico, 83, of South Point, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, after an extended illness. Dorothy was born Nov. 22, 1932, in Lawrence County. She is the daughter of the late Lonnie and Olive Fields of Deering.

Dorothy was a 1951 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School and was a retired iron worker for the Dayton Malleable Iron Company. She formerly attended Community Missionary Baptist Church in Coal Grove.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Lonnie Eugene “Gene” Carrico.

Dorothy is survived by a son, David Carrico and daughter Jamie Carrico, both of South Point and a brother, James Fields of Georgia. She is also survived by five grandchildren, three great grandchildren and many extended family.

Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. today at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with pastor Mike Dement officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. today until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.tracybrammerfh.com.

 

 

William Cooley

William Cooley, 80, of South Point, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Sunday Jan. 3, 2016, at the Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland.  William was born in Ashland, to the late James and Stella (Wineka) Cooley. He was known for his kind heart, diligent prayers,  patience and loving guidance.  He showed us all the earthly example of our Heavenly Father and his example pointed people to God.

William attended South Point Schools and was a retired school bus driver for South Point Local Schools and Cooley’s grocery.  Mr. Cooley was a 68-year member of Ice Creek Missionary Baptist Church of Coal Grove.

In addition to his parents he was preceeded in death by a brother, Russell Cooley, great grand son Matthew Unroe and a special aunt Helen Wineka.

William is survived by his wife, Shirlene (Waddell) Cooley, whom he married June 29, 1957.  He was an amazing father of three, daughter Paula Mount of South Point, son Fred Cooley of Hillsboro and daughter Julie (Sam) Phillips of Worthington, Kentucky. He was also Daddy Bill to three grandchildren and 27  great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with Brother Robert Chaffins  officiating.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the service at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Pallbearers will be Sam Phillips, Josh Wheeler, Greg Mount, Brent Unroe,  Dayton Unroe and Jose Unroe.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Hospice 1480 Carter Ave. Ashland, KY 41101.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.tracybrammerfh.com.

 

Randell Berry

Randell L. Berry, 71, of Ironton, died on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at Community Hospice Care Center, the son of the late Willie E. and Jessie Spraque Berry. He is survived by his friends, Jo-Ellen Chapman, and Tammy Ingle. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Woodland Cemetery Section P with Jeff Cremeans officiating, O’Keefe-Baker Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Glen Willis

March 7, 1930—Jan. 1, 2016

Glen Willis (Pooter Scooter); 85 of Ironton, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland with his family at his side.

He was born on March 7, 1930, a son of the late Chester Lee Willis and the late Alice E. Rogers Willis. Glen was U.S. Air Force veteran, a truck driver and of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the Ironton VFW Post 8850 and a member of the Ashland and former Ironton Eagles.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers; John Elvin and Chester David Willis.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, whom he married on Nov. 15, 1952, Frances Willis, a son, Timothy Ray (Karen) Willis; three daughters, Teresa (Robert) Bryant, Debbie (James) Virgin and Glenna (Scott) Jenkins; eight grandchildren, Timmy Jr., JR., Mellissa, Katie, Jimbo, Laura, Anna and Brandi; two great grandchildren, Riley, Hayden and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Chapel of the Brown Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow with military honors in the Sugarcreek Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 until 9 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Friends and family may share memories and condolences on the Facebook page for the Brown Funeral Chapel.

His wife and children has entrusted his care to Brown Funeral Chapel – Eugene Taylor-Brown Owner and Licensed Funeral Director.

 

 

Carolyn King

Carolyn King, 77, of Proctorville, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at home.

She is survived by her husband, Bill King.

Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Entombment will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, West Virginia. Visitation will be from 6- 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.

 

Harold Miller

July 26, 1938—Jan. 2, 2016

Harold Dean Miller, 77, of Huntington, West Virginia, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, WV. Harold was born July 26, 1938, in Ironton, OH, a son of the late Donald and Ola Mae (Hutchinson) Miller.

Harold attended South Point Schools and was a construction foreman for CJ Hughes Construction Company; He most recently worked as a security guard for Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital in Huntington. Harold served his country in the Ohio Army National Guard and attended Washington Baptist Church in Huntington, WV. He loved his grandchildren, papaw’s “best friends”, Chloe, Courtlyn, Camryn, and Sydney.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Glenn Miller and Bo Miller and a sister; Carol Miller.

Harold is survived by two sons, James Miller of Ironton and Jonathan (Adriane) Miller of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania; one daughter, Terri (Doug) Lewis of Coal Grove; and a stepdaughter, Myrtle Curry of Port Orange, Florida. He is also survived by three brothers, Buddy Miller of South Point; Robert (Beverly) Miller of South Point and David (Diane) Miller of Coal Grove; and two sisters, Mary Lilly of West Jefferson and Retta (Elliott) Semones-Slotnick of Columbus. Harold will be missed by four grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with his son, James Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. There will be a visitation from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.tracybrammerfh.com