Obituaries – 5/24/19
Sept. 19, 1930–May 21, 2019
Wayne Edward Beals, of Hillsboro, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the age of 88. He was surrounded at the time by his family. He was born on Sept. 19, 1930 in Ironton to parents George Wayne and Mary (Wagoner) Beals.
He is survived by his loving wife, Leora Kathryn (Black) Beals; sons David (Dawn) Beals of Carlisle, and Brian (Candy) Beals of Fredericksburg, Texas; and a sister, Sharon Kay Sheridan of Burlington; three grandchildren, Morgan (Beals) Page, Austin Beals and Cheyenne Beals; and four great-grandchildren Arianna Connell, David Connell, Malachai Page and Gabriella Page.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Paul Stanton Beals.
Wayne graduated from Ironton High School in 1948 and immediately joined the United States Army. A Vietnam veteran, he served honorably for twenty-one years and retired in 1969 with the rank of sergeant major. Following his military service, Wayne spent another twenty-one years working in multiple managerial and sales roles with the Addressograph-Multigraph (AM International) Corporation.
He married the love of his life, Kathryn, on June 5, 1955. They spent an incredible sixty-four years traveling through military deployments, numerous job locations and vacation adventures before settling back down in Ohio.
Wayne was a beloved husband and family man who was a role model to all who knew him. Although small in stature, he was larger than life to his proud sons.
He enjoyed watching Ohio State Buckeyes football, John Wayne movies and playing Euchre and marbles with family and friends. Wayne attended Northview Baptist Church in Hillsboro until his illness.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday from 6–8 p.m. at the Turner and Son Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Funeral services will follow on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Del Stephens will officiate. The Highland County Honor Guard will present military honors at the funeral home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Wayne’s life.
In keeping with his wishes, Wayne will be cremated following services and a private graveside service will be held at the Dayton Memorial Park at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Rd., Maysville, KY 41056 or to Northview Baptist Church, 1139 Northview Drive, Hillsboro, OH 45133.
June 3, 1957 — May 21, 2019
Lloyd Allen Sizemore, 61, passed away, Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
Born June 3, 1957 in Lawrence County, he was the son of the late Vernon Wood Sizemore and Lillian Marie (Sparks) Sizemore.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton, with Rev. Jesse Sizemore officiating. Burial will follow in Puckett Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
To offer condolences and/or memories to the Sizemore family, please visit: wwww.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
Frances J. King, 88, of Culloden, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at The Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, West Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Fred King.
No services will be held. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.