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Obituaries-04/10/16

A. Sue Westfall

April 3, 1951 — April 7, 2016

A. Sue Bare Westfall, 65, of Raceland, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at her residence.

Sue was born April 3, 1951, in Pedro. She was preceded in death by her father, George Eastham; her mother, Betty Joann Addis Eastham Smith; her maternal grandparents, Emory and Othell Addis; a brother, Eddie Eastham; and a special aunt, Janet Addis.

She was a proud majorette for the Rock Hill High School where she graduated in 1969, graduated Barber College in Huntington, West Virginia, and graduated from the Ohio University Southern Branch in Ironton, where she received a bachelor degree in social work. She worked as a barber in Kenova, West Virginia, as director of transportation for Lawrence County Council on Aging, was a title clerk for Lawrence County and was a home health aide.

Sue was a strong Christian woman of the Baptist faith. She loved reading and studying her Bible. She also loved spending time with her family and family gatherings.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Timothy L. Westfall; one daughter, Lisa Bare, of Ironton; two sons, Paul Michael Bare, of Jefferson, and Robert Westfall, of Raceland, Kentucky; one brother, Donald Eastham, of Ironton; step parents, Dewey “Don” and Karen Smith, of Ironton; four grandchildren, Andrew Bare, Alyssa Bare, Nathan Bare and Cameron Westfall; and special cousin, Jennifer Addis Wurts, of Westwood, Kentucky.

Visitation for family and friends will be after 11 a.m. with funeral services being conducted at 12:30 p.m. on Monday by the Rev. Terry Browning at the Evans Funeral Home in Raceland, Kentucky. Burial will be in the Kentucky Veteran Cemetery North East in Greenup County, Kentucky.

 

William Massie

Sept. 1, 1945 — April 6, 2016

William J. Massie, 70, of Ironton, went to be the Lord on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Ashland Community Hospice Care Center. He was born on Sept. 1, 1945, in Ironton to the late Clinton and Garnet Lester Massie.

He was a graduate of Ironton High School and served three years in the U.S. Army, mostly in Germany, and worked for 40 years for the Columbus Dispatch newspaper, before returning to his birthplace. He was an active member of the St. Lawrence O’Toole Catholic Church in Ironton. His most enjoyable activities involved his church, including fellow church members and numerous church related functions and religious trips. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by a daughter, Tiffany Massie; three brothers, Gary (Mary) Massie, of Taylor Mill, Kentucky, Larry (Annette) Massie and Clinton Massie, all of Ironton; a niece, Rachel Massie; three nephews, Clint, Kyle and Ryan; an aunt, Nola Crabtree, of Huntington, West Virginia; and a special friend and mentor, Father Huffman.

Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father David Huffman officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery and visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

 

Annabell Conner

Sept. 11, 1925 — March 26, 2016

Annabell Conner, 90, of Ironton, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 26, 2016, at her home for the past 10 years, The Sanctuary at Ohio Valley in Ironton. The South Point native was born Sept. 11, 1925, the daughter of the late Harry and Ruby Thomas Perkins.

Mrs. Conner was a homemaker, attended the Centenary United Methodist Church in Coal Grove and had lived all of her life in Lawrence County.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Naomi Joseph and Elizabeth Perkins; a brother, Samuel Perkins; and a niece she helped raise, Ida Faye Perkins.

She is survived by a nephew, Ricky Joseph, of Ashland, Kentucky; her caretaker, Linda (Rob) Hall, of Pedro; and many other family members and friends

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, with the Rev. James Cremeans officiating. Burial will follow as Annabell had requested on the family plot in Burlington -Greenlawn Cemetery close to her mother. Friends may call Tuesday from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

 

Chauncey Black

Chauncey Lee Black, 76, of Chesapeake, died Thursday, April 7, 2016, in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Prince Black. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.

 

Rita Kellogg

Nov. 30, 1938 — April 7, 2016

Rita F. Kellogg, 77, of Ironton, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born on Nov. 30, 1938, in Ironton, to the late George W. and Emma C. Molter Humphreys. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard R. Kellogg, who passed away Nov. 29, 1982.

Mrs. Kellogg was a 1956 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School and was a bus driver for the Dawson-Bryant School system for 35 years. She was a member of the Rock Camp United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold (Sadie) Humphreys and Luther (Beulah) Humphreys.

She is survived by two sons, Michael R. Kellogg, of Coal Grove, and Brian D. Kellogg, of Ironton; a daughter, Dianna L. (Charles) O’Leary, of Ironton; two grandchildren, Joseph O’Leary, of Coal Grove, and Becki Lynn Kellogg, of Morehead, Kentucky; a nephew, Merrill (Edith) Humphreys, of Andis; a niece, Lutherna (Michael) Pointer, of Dallas, Texas; and also survived by several extended family member and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, with pastor Brad Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery and visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Charles O’Leary, Joseph O’Leary, Tom Allen, Bruce Thomas, Gill Brace, and Darrell Humphreys. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

 

Kevin Slone

Kevin Wayne Slone, 59, of Chesapeake, died Monday, April 4, 2016, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. There will be no services. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

Louis Gillenwater

Louis S. Gillenwater, 73, of Crown City, died Saturday, April 9, 2016, at home. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.