Obituaries – 5/14/2020

Published 11:26 pm Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Katherine Martin

July 7, 1964–May 13, 2020


Katherine L. “Kathy” Martin, 55, of Kitts Hill, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Kentucky.


She was born July 7, 1964, in Huntington, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Russell Paul Booth and Nada Iris Chapman Booth.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie Booth.


Kathy was a member of the Leatherwood Missionary Baptist Church, a member of the Huddle House Jeepers and a former employee at the Plaza 52 restaurant.


Survivors include her son, David (Deena) Booth, of Ironton; her husband, Jim Martin, of Kitts Hill; two granddaughters, Halley and Destiny Booth; two sisters, Shelia Booth, of Ironton and Peggy Booth, of Proctorville; and a brother, Russell Booth, of Indiana.


Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Williams Hill Cemetery, Kitts Hill, with Pastor Mike Long officiating.


Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is assisting the family with arrangements.


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Tesa Schoolcraft


Tesa Marie (Taylor) Schoolcraft, 42, of Vinton, died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis.


A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family.


Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton, is assisting the family with arrangements.


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