Obituaries – 6/24/2020

Published 3:29 pm Monday, June 29, 2020

Fred Hart

Fred J. Hart, 79, born in Chesapeake, passed peacefully at home in Tampa, Florida, on June 17, 2020.


He attended Ohio University in Ironton, and Cuyahoga College in Cleveland.


He raised his family in Philadelphia, Cleveland and Cincinnati, before moving to Tampa in 1980 to start a metal fabrication distribution company, Fred J. Hart Company Incorporated, with offices in Tampa, Florida, and Sanford, Florida.


Fred was a member of Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church for over 40 years.

Fred is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Mary Alice (Gannon) Hart; three daughters, Lorena Ludovici (Joe) of, Tampa, Florida, Robin Hart of Brooksville, Florida, and Beth Hart of Herndon, Virginia; and three grandchildren, Alexis, Ashlyn, and JoJo Ludovici. Fred is the brother of twin, Betty (late Ronnie) Swann, Mary (John) Kazmierczak, the late Robert (Vivian) Hart, Paul (Beverly) Hart, Charles (late Judy) Hart, Irvin Hart, Dorothy (John) Santora; and is survived by many loving nieces and nephews.


A private memorial service will be officiated by nephew, Chaplain Colonel Robert Hart, Jr. Arrangements by Blount & Curry Funeral Home, Carrollwood, Florida.



Alice Morgan

Dec 3, 1920–June 23, 2020


On June 23, 2020, Alice “Rose” Morgan received her wings and went to sing with the angels.

She was born Dec. 3, 1920, at Rock Camp, to the late Herschel and Anna (Neece) Clay.


Rose was a lifelong member of Rock Camp Methodist Church, where she served 40 years as the church treasurer.


She was a home maker in the true sense of the word. She was a past member of Kitts Hill Homemaker’s Club. Rose enjoyed traveling, gardening, and most of all taking care of her family.


In addition to her parents, Rose is preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Robert Morgan; and one grandson, Jason D. Morgan; siblings Willard, Earl, Ima, Dan, Oscar, Bill, Eugene and Bob Clay.


Rose is survived by her son, Robert L. Morgan; daughters, Judi (Rick) Willis and Janet (David) Oliver; and one brother, David (Pat) Clay, grandchildren Alicia (Mike) Large, Chase (Sarah) Oliver, Kim (Paul) Oliver Sullivan; great-grandchildren Natasha, Nathaniel and Natalia Morgan, Sam and Tanner Large, Justin and Olivia Sullivan, and James and Norah Oliver.

Funeral service was Friday. She was buried in Woodland Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Community Hospice Center, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.



Kenneth Dishman

Kenneth Dishman, 86, of Chesapeake, died on Sunday, June 21, 2020.


Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, with Pastor Roger Wireman officiating. Burial will follow the service at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.


In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Shriners Children Hospital, Cincinnati.

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Della Ferris

Della Mae Hodge Ferris, 60, of Proctorville, died on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at The Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, West Virginia.


Funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. today at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Burial will follow in Langdon Cemetery, Chesapeake.


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Kimberly Elder

Kimberly Dawn Walker Elder, 45, of Huntington, West Virginia, died on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia.


There will be no services.


Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Michael Jenkins

Michael Shawn Jenkins, 49, of Auburndale, Florida, formerly of Ironton, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020.


He is survived by his wife, Julie Jenkins.


Funeral arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton.



Angela Large-Haas

Sept. 14, 1965–June 23, 2020


Angela Jane Large-Haas, 54, of Coal Grove, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at her residence, with her family by her side.


Angela was born Sept. 14, 1965, in Ironton, the daughter to Sarah Unrue Large and late Wayne Edward Large.


She is survived by her husband, Alva “AB” Haas, whom she married April 8, 2011.


Mrs. Haas was a graduate of Portsmouth West High School and obtained her Associates Degree in Nursing from Rio Grande University. She was a registered nurse for Jo-Lin Health Center and Sunset Nursing Home for 25 years until she retired in 2015.


In addition, she was an Eddy Award Winner, tennis fan, euchre player, Ohio State fan, she enjoyed the beach and cooking holiday dinners for her family.


In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Bill and Helen Large; and maternal grandparents, Cobb and Harriet Unrue.


In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by three sons, Bradley Pennington, of Charleston, West Virginia, Eli Pennington, of Kitts Hill, and Isaac Pennington, of Coal Grove; a step-daughter, Alivia Haas, of Rush, Kentucky; and brother, John C. Large, of Hanging Rock.


Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton with Pastor Kyle Taylor officiating. Visitation will  be 4 p.m. on Tuesday until time of the service at the funeral home.


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