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Obituaries-03/02/18

Paul Meade

March 14, 1942 — Feb. 28, 2018

Paul Edward Meade, 75, of Huntington, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. He was born March 14, 1942, in Huntington, West Virginia, son of the late Lafe and Georgie Swimm Meade.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bruce (Lois) Meade and Archie (Bonnie) Meade.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Powers Meade; two sons, Greg (Kelly) Meade and Keith Meade; and two grandchildren, Tucker and Brock Meade.
He was a member of Buena Vista Lodge #60 AF&AM, Prichard, West Virginia.
There will be no services. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

LaWanna Edwards

Dec. 2, 1944 — Feb. 27, 2018

LaWanna Kay Edwards, 73, of Ironton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, West Virginia. She was born Dec. 2, 1944, in Lawrence County, a daughter of the late Warren and Marie Chinn McGuire.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul Edwards; a brother, Steve McGuire; and a twin brother, Kenny McGuire.
She was a member of Sybene Missionary Baptist Church.
LaWanna is survived by two children, Tim (Sara) Edwards, of Ironton, and Mark (Becky) Edwards, of Chesapeake; seven grandchildren, Casey Edwards, MaKayla Edwards, Austin Edwards, Cory Edwards, Chase Edwards, Olivia Edwards and Silas Edwards; and two great-grandchildren, Lennon and Kaylee.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, with pastor Tom Swartzwelder officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Friends may visit from noon-1 p.m. before the service Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.

Benjamin Martin Jr.

Benjamin Douglas Martin Jr., 41, of South Point, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at home. Arrangements are pending at Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

Diana White

Diana Lynn White, 54, of Crown City, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Crystal Care, Coal Grove. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.

Joshua Collins

Joshua Collins, 37, of Kenova, West Virginia, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Erin Collins. Arrangements are pending at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point.