Obituaries – 5/30/19

Published 8:24 am Thursday, May 30, 2019

Monte Aldridge

July 16, 1946– May 28, 2019

Monte Lee Aldridge, 72, of Ironton, passed away Monday, May 28, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Ironton on July 16, 1946 to the late John M. and Wanda (Barnes) Aldridge.

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Monte was a graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School. After graduation, Monte served his country by joining the U.S. Army, where he served in the Vietnam War. He held several positions and retired from Armco Steel after more than 20 years of service. Monte enjoyed watching football and baseball and supported all the local teams and he loved to hunt and fish. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Brent Lee Aldridge; and his best friend and fishing buddy, Donnie Barker.

Monte is survived by a son, Tyler (Rachel) Aldridge of Lavalette, West Virginia; a daughter, Jennifer (Michael Misner) Aldridge of Ironton; and two granddaughters, Julia Lewis and Sara Aldridge.

Friends may call 6–8 p.m. Friday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, 518 S. Sixth St. Ironton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Brother Dave Schug officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, 824 Lorain St, Ironton. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.

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John Lee Bryant III

John Lee Bryant III, 34, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Saturday May 25, 2019. He is survived by his wife, April Bryant.

Visitation will be held from 6–8 p.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.

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Glenn Van Atta

Glenn Hoodlet Van Atta, 87, of Proctorville, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Father Paul Yuenger officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is in charge of the arrangements.

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