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Obituaries-03/09/18

Carroll DeLong

April 18, 1932 — March 7, 2018

Carroll Otis DeLong, 85, of Russell, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Life Care Center, Morehead, Kentucky. The Ironton native was born April 18, 1932, the son of the late Pearl and Mabel Everly DeLong.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Lee Warix DeLong, whom he married on May 9, 1959.
Carroll was a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, and studied law in Columbus. He was a United States Navy veteran and a former district manager for Ashland Oil, where he worked for 37 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Ashland, Kentucky, and also volunteered at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Cheryl (Tom) Walker, of Matthews, North Carolina; two sons, Jeffrey C. DeLong, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and John W. (Tessa) DeLong, of Flatwoods, Kentucky; grandsons, Nicholas Walker, of Naples, Florida, Zachary Walker, of Matthews, North Carolina, Johnny W. DeLong II, of Russell, Kentucky, and Caden V. DeLong, of Flatwoods, Kentucky; great-granddaughter, Elaina W. DeLong, of Russell, Kentucky; brother, Curtis (Pat) DeLong; sister-in-law, Carol (Leonard) Bryant; and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, with the Rev. Don Young officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of Ashland, Kentucky, Hospice of Morehead, Kentucky, or First United Methodist Church of Ashland. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

John Gee

July 29, 1942 — March 6, 2018

John “Mike” Gee, 75, of Ironton, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Cornerstone Hospital.
The Ironton native was born July 29, 1942, the son of the late Mabel Bundy Gee and Kendith Gee. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Gee.
Mike attended Coal Grove High School and was a former iron worker for Ironton Iron, where he worked for 20-plus years. He also loved to hunt.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Scott Gee; and a sister, Ruth Keeney.
He is survived by first wife, Rita Gee, of Ironton; daughter, Sherri (Ray) Pack, of Ironton; son, Donald Michael Gee, of Ironton; grandchildren, Cody Gee, Parker Gee and Shelby Pack, all of Ironton; sisters, Lucille Burns, of Ironton, Sharon (Ronnie) Adams, of Ironton, and Vicki Hankins, of Getaway; brother, Don (Charlene) Gee, of Coal Grove; and a host of nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial service held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South 7th Street Ironton, OH 45638 to help with funeral expenses. To offer condolences, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

Inez Thompson

Inez Marie Thompson, 85, of Chesapeake, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, West Virginia.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence A. Thompson. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake, with minister Paul Drake officiating. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, West Virginia. Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

Mary Pinkerman

Mary Pinkerman, 84, of Willow Wood, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Burial will follow in Perkins Ridge Cemetery, Willow Wood. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

Maxine Wilkes

Maxine Marie Wilkes, 93, of Chesapeake, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at home.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

Ashley McKee

Ashley Leighann McKee, 19-week old premature daughter of Casaundra and Mike McKee, died Monday, March 4, 2018, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Arrangements are pending at Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton.
Tami Jo Hord
Tami Jo Hord, 60, of Ironton, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at St, Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. Arrangements are pending at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point.