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Obituaries-01/29/19

Kelly (Mahlmeister) Soule

Aug. 31, 1964 — Jan. 8, 2019

Kelly (Mahlmeister) Soule, 54, of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Derry Township.
She was a retired registered nurse with Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland, where she was past PTO president for St. Theresa Catholic School. Kelly was a graduate of Marietta High School, Marietta, where she was All-State in both track and volleyball. She attended West Virginia University on a track scholarship, and earned bachelor of science in nursing from Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, West Virginia. She earned her master of science in nursing from Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, and was awarded the Florence Nightingale Award as the most outstanding nurse in the state of Pennsylvania. Kelly was a devoted hockey mom to Michael and loved to watch him skate.
Kelly was born in Ashland, Kentucky to M. Patrick (Pat) Mahlmeister, of Ashland, Kentucky, and the late Patricia (Kelly) Mahlmeister.
She is survived by her husband of more than 31 years, George E. Soule; her son, Michael E. Soule, of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania; and her siblings, Amy Mahlmeister, of Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, and Michael Mahlmeister, of Ironton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Holy Family Catholic Church with Fr. D. Andrew Canon Garner, KHS, as celebrant. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with the Knights of Columbus leading a Rosary service at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Coal Grove, immediately following the funeral mass with Fr. David Huffman presiding.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Kelly’s memory to benefit her son, Michael. You may send checks to the Kelly M. Soule Memorial Fund, 23 Creek Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

 

Priscilla Vance

March 3, 1924 — Jan. 27, 2019

Priscilla F. “Tillie Allen” Vance, 94, of Ironton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Kentucky. The Fairborn native was born March 3, 1924, a daughter of the late Lester Ball and Bertha Rowe. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 30 years, William E. Allen Sr.; and her second husband, Lindsey Vance.
Priscilla attended Greene County Schools in Fairborn and was a former cook for the Dawson-Bryant School District, retiring in 1982. She attended Sheridan Baptist Church and the First Southern Baptist Church of South Point. She also attended Johnstown Baptist Church for 32 years, where she was a Sunday school teacher and taught the youth group there.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Gubaci; a son, John Allen; seven brothers; and five sisters.
She is survived by five sons, Bill (Elaine) Allen, Sherman Allen, Tom (Donna) Allen and Bob (Gail) Allen, all of Ironton, and Larry Allen, of South Point; two daughters, Janet Sue (Jeff) Gillum, of South Point, and Sheri (Tim) Malone, of Ironton; a special daughter, Sue Lester, of Crown City; a special son, Steve Rowe, of Ironton; 23 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Janice Allen.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, with pastor Paul Michael Booth officiating. Burial will follow in Melvin Cemetery and visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

 

Walter Bragg

Walter Gene Bragg, 83, of South Point, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Linda Myers Bragg. 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.

 

Kathy Claus

Kathy Lee Claus, 65, of Proctorville, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at home. Memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday at her residence. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

 

Joshua Jones

Joshua Jones Sr., 39, of South Point, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Arrangements are pending at Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake. www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

 

Aldeth Trout

Aldeth Aldena Trout, 89, of South Point, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Heartland of Riverview. Arrangements are pending at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point. www.slackandwallace.com.

 

Patricia Smith

Patricia Kinney Smith, 84, of Proctorville, formerly of Shelton, Connecticut, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at home. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

 

Walter Collins

Walter E. Collins, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Maureen Collins. His family will be accepting friends at his viewing from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Melbourne.