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Obituaries-06/09/16

Rose Crisp

Feb. 9, 1930 — June 7, 2016

Rose Eileen Crisp, 86, of South Point, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at her residence. The Lawrence County native was born Feb. 9, 1930, a daughter of the late Reuben Kelley and Stella May Boyd Kelley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Allen Crisp, who passed away on Thanksgiving Day 1996.

Mrs. Crisp attended Coal Grove High School until her two older brothers went off to fight in World War II. At that time, she went to work with her mother to help support her younger brother and sister. From 1973 until 1996, Rose and her husband, Joe, lived in Tignall, Georgia, where she attended the Beulah Baptist Church. While there Rose conducted her own ministry by phoning every shut-in member of her church at least once a week. Locally, she was a member of the Storm’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Rose was a staunch Democrat, proudly supported Barack Obama and was thrilled to hear that Hillary Clinton was declared the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Mable Coffman, Dorothy Donley, Mary Willis and Hilda Clay; and two brothers, Robert Kelley and Ray Kelley.

She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Jo (Stanley Richard) Walker and Sandra Eileen (Steve) Baise, both of South Point; four grandchildren, Richard Allen Walker, of South Point, Robyn Andrea Walker Adkins, of South Point, Jessica (Randy) Baise Waddell, of Reynoldsburg, and Sarah (Brooks) Baise Damphouse, of Dublin; four great-grandchildren, Alyssa Rose Adkins, Parker Baise Waddell, Avery Meadows Waddell and Griffin Cooper Waddell; brother, Jim Kelley, of South Point; and her closest friend and sister-in-law, Ruth Kelley, who she spent many hours with watching the Cincinnati Reds.

Family and friends may visit from 10-11 a.m. Friday (casket will be open for viewing from 10-10: a.m. and then closed from 10:30-11 a.m.) at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens with pastor Jeremy Shamblin officiating. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

 

Beulah Lacy

March 14, 1920 — June 8, 2016

Beulah Lacy, 96, of Ironton, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at her residence. The Waterloo native was born March 14, 1920, the daughter of the late Labe and Virgie Miller White. She was also preceded in death by her husband Clyde Lacy, who passed away in 1983.

Mrs. Lacy was a retired store clerk from the A&P Grocery Store, after 34 years of service with them. She was a member of the 10th Street Tabernacle in Ironton and spent all her life in Lawrence County.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Mary Coffman, Ruby Burd, Bessie Brammer, Joan Turvey and Thelma Coffman; and two brothers, Celces White, of Pedro, and Clyde White of Marion.

She is survived by a sister, Ruth Malone, of Ironton; and numerous nieces and nephews by whom she will be greatly missed.

The family would especially like to thank Heartland Hospice and the Close to Home staff for their care and support.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday June 10, 2016, at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Pancake officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery and visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.tracybrammerfh.com

 

George Freeman

Jan. 24, 1944 — June 6, 2016

George E. Freeman, 72, of South Point, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Ironton. He was born Jan. 24, 1944, in Cabell County, West Virginia, a son of the late Oakley and Daisy Harless Freeman and the nephew of the late Glendon and Conard Freeman. George grew up in South Point and had lots of friends, young and a little gray, we will say. He loved his old cars, trucks and racecars. He married Carol Jean Willis in 1973 and they have six children, Joshua Seth (Amy) Freeman – the boy of the half dozen, Charity Freeman (John) Majher, Kimberly Freeman (Kurt) Smith, Shelley Lynn Neville, Wendy Jenkins and Suzanne Freeman Singer; 13 grandchildren, Brandi and Candace Farr, Cody Patrick, Nathan Smith, Tyler Jenkins, Shelby Singer, Austin Majher, Peyton Patrick, Evan Williams, Jessica Majher, Cierra Majher, Aaron Smith and Blaine Freeman; and two great-grandchildren, McKenzie Patrick and Brayden Patrick. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.

 

Joseph McKee

Joseph L. McKee, 95, of South Point, died Monday, June 6, 2016, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, with Jerry Greenslait and Sam Cooke officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.

 

Linden King Jr.

Linden Louis King, Jr., 85, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday at C. Brown Funeral Home, Toledo. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, assisted the family with local arrangements.

 

Harold Fetters

Harold Edward Fetters, 61, of Ironton, died Monday, June 6, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia (Cindy) Dodgion Fetters. Funeral services will be noon Saturday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton, with Brother Bruce Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery and visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the funeral home. To offer the family online condolences, please visit www.tracybrammerfh.com.

 

Ronald Schneider

Ronald H. Schneider, 73, of South Point, died Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Joan Schneider. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point. Burial will follow at Getaway Cemetery, Getaway. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.

 

Ebalene Pennington

Ebalene Pennington, 69 of South Point, formerly of Paintsville, Kentucky, died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home with pastor Terry Wagner officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.