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Obituaries-02/19/16

Gregory Bland

Feb. 18, 1961 — Feb. 15, 2016

Gregory A. Bland, 54, of Willow Wood, passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. He was born Feb. 18, 1961, in Huntington, West Virginia.

He attended Union Baptist Church, Kitts Hill. He was employed with Special Metals and a member of Steelworkers Local Union #40. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Betts Bland; his parents, Kenneth, Jr. and Wilma Bland; two sons, Caleb Andrew (Tiffany) Bland, of Willow Wood, and Cody Aaron (Haley) Bland, of Willow Wood; two grandchildren, Pa’s Princess, Maci Marie and Pa’s Baby, Trace Ryker; two brothers, Kenny (Sherri) Bland, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Ronnie Bland, of Tampa, Florida; father-in-law and mother-in-law Donald and Mary Betts, of Willow Wood; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, with pastor Darrell Fowler and pastor Brian Long. Private burial will follow. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.

 

Elizabeth Kesterson

Elizabeth Anne “Libby” Kesterson, 83, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Ironton, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon at Milward-Southland, Lexington, Kentucky, followed by graveside services. www.milwardfuneral.com.

 

Larry Salmons

Larry Dean Salmons, 44, of Proctorville, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at home. He is survived by his wife, Shelly. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. today at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.

 

Judy Bowles

Judy Ellen Bowles, 61, of Danville, Virginia, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 12:30-1 p.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home.

 

Carl Gibson

Carl “Dave” Gibson, 68, of South Point, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at the Sanctuary of the Ohio Valley, Ironton. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ice Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Coal Grove, with pastors Ed Cook and Todd Warner officiating. Visitation is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.

 

Alice Short

Alice Mary Thomas Short, 95, of Kitts Hill, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland. Funeral services will be noon Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Langdon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit phillipsfuneralhome.net.

 

Jane Miller

E. Jane Saunders Miller, 71, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at her residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday in the McDaniel Crossroads Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Ron Henderson and Rev. Mark Crawford. Burial will be in the Flagsprings Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the Cremeens Funeral Chapel, Gallipolis, and one hour prior to the service at the church.