Published 10:41 am Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Carol Poyner

Aug. 4, 1953 — Oct. 1, 2016

Carol Elizabeth Poyner, 63, of Ironton, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at St. Mary’s Medical Center-Ironton Campus. The Ironton native was born Aug. 4, 1953, a daughter to the late Edward and Catherine Sites Poyner.
Ms. Poyner was a 1971 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School. Carol went on to work as an employee at Hills Department Store and later worked as an administrative assistant at Ashland Specialty, where she retired from in December 2015. She was of the Christian faith and also was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by an infant sister, Linda Sites; a special aunt, Elizabeth Sites “Aunt”; and best friend, Becky Turley.
Carol is survived by a son, Nicholas (Courtney) Poyner, of Kitts Hill; two granddaughters, Veronica and Katelyn Poyner, of Kitts Hill; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home with pastor Mike Triplett officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be made to the Poyner family by visiting

Larry Bond

June 7, 1949 — Oct. 2, 2016

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Larry D. Bond, 67, of Ironton, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. The Ironton native was born June 7, 1949, a son of the late Darward and Eva Lucille Dillon Bond. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Linda “Daisy” Mullens Bond, whom he married Sept. 14, 1989.
Larry was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and was a plant supervisor at Allied Chemical, retiring in 2001 after 15 years of service. In his retirement years, Larry enjoyed working with his wife in their children’s day care, making a great impression on the lives of the children they cared for and his final accomplishment was building The Land of Goshen Treatment Center for Women. One of his favorite past times was drag racing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Algie and Ada Bond.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Elisha Lynn Bond Griffith, of Ironton; a son, Larry Brian Bond, of Ironton; stepchildren, Kelli Ann (Allen) Adkins and Joshua Aaron Adkins, both of Ironton; four grandchildren, Nicholas Ryan Griffith, Lindsey Shirleen Moore, Brianna Dawn Chevelle (Derrik) Blankenship, and Sara Elizabeth Hamilton, all of Ironton; two great-grandchildren, Ryan and Haven Blankenship, both of Ironton; a sister, Diana Bond Glazier; and his best friend, his Labrador Retriever, Grace.
There will be a memorial service at the convenience of the family held at a later date. Phillips Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. To offer condolences to the family, please visit

Jackie Blanton

Jackie Blanton, 74, of Chesapeake, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at home. A graveside service will be at noon Tuesday at Miller Memorial Gardens. Burial will follow. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Henry Hensley

Henry Hensley Jr., 57, of Ashland, Kentucky, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at the King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the chapel of the Brown Funeral Chapel. He was cremated. Brown Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.