Published 7:30 am Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Dorothy Webb

Aug. 6, 1933 — April 14, 2018

Dorothy Ann Webb, 84 of Deering, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Harbor Healthcare in Ironton. She was born Aug. 6, 1933, in Lawrence County, daughter of the late Frank and Zara Fullen Townsend, and wife of the late Clyde J. Webb (married July 16, 1954).
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Allen; and two brothers, James Townsend and Robert Townsend.
Dorothy was a longtime member of Community Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as a custodian and was a seamstress to many.
She is survived by a son and daughter in-law, Larry and Jean Webb, of Ironton; a daughter, Cheryl A Davis, of Ironton; two brothers, Richard Townsend, of Scottown, and Daniel Townsend, of Chesapeake; four sisters, Darlene Jeffers, of Getaway, Gladys Moore, of Springfield, Marjorie Rice, of Scottown, and Laura (Bill) Triplett, of Ironton; three grandchildren, David Joe (Carolyn) Mollett, Aaron Lee (Teresa) Mollett and Amy Lynn (Shawn) Ball; a step-granddaughter, Rebecca Rodman; six great-grandchildren, Kylee and Cody Mollett, Zarah Mollett, Dylan and Derrek Sesher, and Garrett Ball; and ten step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be noon Thursday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, with Brother Brad Hitchcock officiating. Burial will follow at Community Cemetery, Ironton. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Raymond Howard

Raymond E. Howard, 86, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Huntington, West Virginia, died Sunday, March 25, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Marie Howard.
A celebration of life will be 11 a.m. today at True Vine Baptist Church. Interment will follow at 1:15 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, assisted the family locally. Condolences may be expressed at

Robert Sloan

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Robert “Bob” Denver Sloan, 84, of Fredrick, Maryland, formerly of Lawrence County, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at Fredrick Memorial Hospital, Fredrick, Maryland.
Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton. To offer the Sloan family condolences, please visit

Joshua Cobb

Joshua Michael Cobb, 39, of Barboursville, West Virginia, died Friday, April 13, 2018. A memorial gathering will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at