Published 9:54 am Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Dollie Cazad

July 31, 1951 — March 22, 2016

Dollie Mae Cazad, 64, of Kitts Hill, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Abbey of Devotion Mausoleum, by pastor Tom Jones. Entombment will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park.

She was born July 31, 1951, in Cabell County, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Elder Mae Donahoe Holley and Carl Holley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Henry Cazad; and two sisters, Elizabeth Bates and Miranda J. Holley.

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She is survived by three daughters, Angela Ingram, of Kitts Hill, Kimberly Rackley, of Pennsylvania, and Rhonda Damron, of South Point; one son, Carl Richard Cazad, of Chesapeake; one brother, Roger Dale Holley; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the cemetery. The family would like to thank Bryant’s Sanctuary of Ohio for their support. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, West Virginia, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at


Bernard Brammer

March 10, 1926 — March 21, 2016

Bernard F. Brammer, 90, of Ironton, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Brammer was born March 10, 1926, a son to the late Custer and Ollie (Sites) Brammer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Hackworth Brammer, who passed away Sept. 27, 2010.

Mr. Brammer was a graduate of Kitts Hill High School and was an U.S. veteran, serving in both World War II and the Korean War. He was a former laborer for Dayton Malleable and C&O Railroad. Mr. Brammer was a member of the Ironton Masonic Lodge, York Rites and the Scottish Rites in Cincinnati and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Mable Saunders, Susie Smith, Verna Estes and Gladys Sites; and five brothers, Robert Brammer, Merril Brammer, Donald Brammer, Harold Brammer and Averill Brammer.

He is survived by special friend and caregiver, Eloise Shore, of Ironton; special friends, Bill and Elaine Allen, of Ironton; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton, with the Rev. James Cremeans officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. To offer online condolences, please visit


William DePriest

Feb. 6, 1933 — March 21, 2016

William Wesley DePriest, 83, husband of Roberta Jo Smith DePriest, of Ashland, passed away peacefully with family by his side on March 21, 2016, after a long struggle with inclusion body myositis. William was born Feb. 6, 1933, in Ironton, the son of the late Elza and Reba Triplett DePriest.

William was a graduate of Pedro High School. Following high school, he served in the United States Navy and was stationed on the U.S.S. Oglethorpe and was a Korean War veteran. He then went on to complete his degree at Eastern Kentucky University. Early in his career William was a high school industrial arts teacher in Miamisburg, before moving to Ashland where he was an industrial engineer with Armco Steel Corporation for 30 years.

He was a past trustee of Centenary United Methodist Church, chairman of the Member’s Choice Credit Union Supervisory Committee, past president and director of Armco Management Club and a member of the Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 350. He was also one of the founders and instructors of Junior Achievement of the Ohio Valley for Armco Steel Corporation. He was a Kentucky Colonel. He loved fishing, tennis, woodworking, golf and most of all, spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen DePriest; and sister, Joann DePriest. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Cheri Michelle Daniel, and her husband Dr. James Daniel II, of Ashland; grandsons, James Wesley Daniel and Ethan Reed Daniel; and several nieces and nephews and a large extended family and friends.

He is survived by his brother Thomas (Gaye) DePriest, of Oil City, Pennsylvania; sisters, Sue Ann (David) Deeds, of Westerville, and Janice Burchett, of DeMossville, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, followed by funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Herndon and the Rev. Dr. Isaac W. Nicholson will officiate. Burial will be at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 2901 Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. Online condolence to


Freddie Sloan

Freddie Sloan 78, of South Point, died Saturday, March 19, 2016, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Arrangement are pending at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home.


Jim Forbes

Jim Forbes, 63, of South Point, died Saturday, March 19, 2016, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Kentucky. Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, by pastor Tom Ross. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


Roger Black

Roger Lee Black, 50, of South Point, died Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Ashland. Arrangements are pending at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point.


Roger Carrico

Roger P. Carrico, 63, of South Point, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Carrico. Arrangements are pending at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point.