PACK DESCENDANT OBITUARIES





These obituaries are listed alphabetically by the last name.



last updated September 18, 2000

"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, Friday, December 4, 1987. Mrs. Alma Lee Burton Adams, 84, of 7539 Cannonsburg Road, Catlettsburg, died Thursday in King's Daughters' Medical Center. Mrs. Adams was born August 28, 1903, in Lawrence County, a daughter of the late Thomas and Ella Hayes Burton. Her husband, Morton Adams, died in 1975. She was a member of the Liberty Missionary Baptist Church at Cannonsburg. Surviving are a son, Isaac "Bucky" Adams of Catlettsburg; six daughters, Mrs. Jay (June) Young, Jr and Mrs. Bill (Peggy) Amos, both of Catlettsburg, Mrs. Ray (Nancy Pearl) Moore, Mrs. Carl (Ella J.) Edwards and Mrs. Charles (Betty) Boyd, all of Ashland, and Mrs. Ron (Annis) Rucker of Rush; 20 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Gordon Duncan, assisted by the Rev. Dan Russell. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg and an hour before service time Saturday at the church."



"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, Monday, March 31, 1975. Morton R. Adams 73, Rt. 1, Catlettsburg, died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday in King's Daughters' Hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Adams was born March 2, 1902, at Adams, a son of the late Isaac and Nancy Prince Adams. He was a member of the Liberty Missionary Baptist Church and was a retired U. S. Postal employee. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Alma Burton Adams; a son, Isaac Dean Adams of Rt. 4, Catlettsburg; six daughters, Mrs. Ernie Adkins and Mrs. William Amos, both of Rt. 1, Catlettsburg, Mrs. Carl Edwards of Rt. 4, Ashland, Mrs. Charles Boyd of Rt. 2, Ashland, and Mrs. Rondall Rucker of Rt. 1, Ruch; a brother, Stanley Adams of Springfield, OH; 21 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Liberty Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Gordon Duncan. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. The body is at the Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday, and will be taken to the church one hour before the services."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, March 22, 2000. JULIA WEBB BENTLEY 1926-2000. Julia Webb Bentley, 73, of Louisa, died Saturday, March 18, at her residence. Mrs. Bentley was born March 21, 1926, in Lawrence County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Albert and Lavada Pack Webb. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lucian R. Bentley. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Sybil Robinson of Lexington, Kentucky and Diana Moore of Louisa; four sons, Gary Bentley of Lexington, Garrell bentley of St. Albans, West Virginia, and Jackie Bentley and Joe Bentley, both of Louisa; four sisters, Estill Queen and Janie Quisenberry, both of Louisa, and Ines Marie Boggs of south Carolina and Ruby Griffith of Blaine; 18 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Brother Claude Horn Tuesday, March 21, at Wilson Funeral Home, Inc., Louisa. Burial was in Bentley-Vanhorn Cemetery, Webbville. Wilson Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements."



"THE STATE. November 3, 1998, Columbia, SC. - Yates Blevins, Sr. West Columbia - Services for Yates Sterling Blevins, Sr., 80, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Crescent Hill Baptist Church, with burial in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Dunbar Funderal Home, Gervais Street Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Carolina Children's Home. Mr. Blevins, husband of the late Madge Foster Blevins, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998. Born in Logan Co, W.Va., he was a son of the late John Edward and Mollie Jesse Pack Blevins. He was a retired commercial artist and a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church. Surviving are sons, Yates Sterling Blevins, Jr. and John Edward Blevins of West Columbia, David Michael Blevins of Columbia, Paul Robert Blevins of Lexington, and Mark Stephen Blevins of Ladson; daughters, Rebecca Jo Blanton of St. Matthews, Paula Blevins Hook, Tamara Gail Blevins and Karen Elizabeth Blevins of West Columbia, Tibia Sharon Johns of Easley, Carla Susan Campbell of Hawthorne Woods, IL, Deborah Ann Cohea of Port Huron, Mich., and Diane Blevins Smith of Columbia; sisters, Palmoneda Blevins Brown of Ft. Meyers, Fla. and Sylvia Blevins Copenhaver of Columbia; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Gary Lee Blevins and a sister, Mona Blevins Miller."



"BIG SANDY NEWS, Lawrence Co, KY, January 5, 1912. MRS. CLITA BORDERS, wife of Marion Borders, formerly of this county, but more recently of London, Ohio, died in a Columbus hospital on Sunday Dec. 31. Her body was brought here the following day and was taken to her old home near Ulysses where it was buried Tuesday, Jan. 2nd in the Borders graveyard. Mrs. Borders died of appendicitis. When she was taken to the hospital it was too late for an operation. She was 52 years old and is survived by her husband and several children. She was a devout christian and devoted wife and mother. The family moved from the home place about four years ago. Mrs. Borders was the aunt of Mr. Lon Burton of this city."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Louisa, Kentucky, Thursday, February 10, 1955. W. H. BOWLING Dies; Formerly Miner, Merchant. William Henry Bowling, 84, of Georges Creek, Ky., a retired coal miner and merchant died Sunday at his home after an illness of several months. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the residence by Rev. John Bellomy. Burial was made in the Rowe Cemetery at George's Creek. Mr. Bowling was born in Magoffin County, and was the son of the late Bailey and Schrilda Marcum Bowling. He was a member of the Freewell Baptist Church. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Josie Ashley Bowling; four daughters, Mrs. Walter Boyd of George's Creek, Mrs. Ralph Turpin of Columbus, and Misses Zelda and Lois Bowling at home; six sons James Foster Bowling of Columbus, Wallace Bowling of George's Creek, Private William F. Bowling, serving in the Army at Fort Dix, N. J., Corporal Claude Bowling, serving in the Army at Camp Crowder, Mo., and Ernest and Orville Bowling at home and 28 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the residence, Tuesday from the Young Funeral Home."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. November 1980. MRS. GRACE BOYD. Mrs. Grace Chandler Boyd, 92, Louisa died at 6:30 a.m. Monday in the Louisa Community Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Boyd was born July 17, 1888 in Lawrence County, a daughter of the late James and Lila Chandler. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. Her husband, Lindsey Boyd, proceded her in death. Surviving are three nephews, Paul Chandler of Louisa, Jim Chandler of Indianapolis, Ind. and Don Chandler of Ashland. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Heston Funeral Home in Louisa by Rev. James Arthur Hayes. Burial will be in Chandler Cemetery at Charley. The body is at the funeral home, where friends may call after 6 p.m. today."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 30, 1998. MABEL BRADLEY 1917-1998. Mabel Fugitt Bradley, 81, of Betsy Layne, died Friday, September 25, 1998 at her home. Mrs. Bradley was born June 13, 1917 in Adams, a daughter of the late Roscoe and Violet Hayes Fugitt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sol Bradley, and a son, Jackie Solomon Bradley. She was the former owner of the B & H Gas Company at Betsy Layne and former owner/operator of the Bradley Store at Price. Survivors include three sons, Gomer Lee Bradley and Homer Dean Bradley, both of Ashland and Johnny M. Bradley of Stanville; a daughter, Deborah Lynn Hunt of Stanville; a brother, Guy Fugitt of Mansfield, Ohio; three sisters, Eldora Smith of Sacramento, CA, Pauline Adams of Waco, Texas, and Mildren Goins of Cincinnati; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The funeral was conducted Monday, September 28, at Young Funeral Home by Belmont Johnson. Burial was in the Bradley Cemetery at Louisa. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 30, 1998. VIOLET BURCHETT 1921-1998. Violet Hylton Burchett, 77,of Morgans Creek, died Sunday, September 27, at King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. Mrs. Burchett was born August 5, 1921, in Lawrence County, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Louvina Thompson Hylton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lee Burchett, in 1987. She was a homemaker and a member of Morgans Creek Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include five daughters, Edna (Troy) Webb, Mary (Charles) Fannin, Cynthia (Donald) Horn, Loraine (Timothy) Hackney, and Joyce Burchett, all of Louisa; four sons, Leroy Burchett, Eddie (Linda) Burchett, Arnold (Sheila) Burchett, and Odis (Jonni) Burchett, all of Louisa, two sisters, Mary Ward of Louisa and Zelda Burchett of Oak Hill, Ohio; one brother, Willison (Bill) Hylton of Louisa; sixteen grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The funeral was conducted Tuesday, September 29, at Wilson Funeral Home by Bro. Paul Cox, Bro. Rick Cordial and Bro. Ronnie Childers. Burial was in the Burchett Family Cemetery, Morgans Creek. Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT.  BIG SANDY NEWS.  Wednesday, July 22, 1998.  BARBARA CARROLL 1936-1998.  Barbara Jane Thompson Carroll, 62, of Louisa, died Friday, July 17, at her residence. Mrs. Carroll was born April 16, 1936, in Louisa, a daughter of the late Otha and Ivory Hayes Thompson.  She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Andrea Tackett. She was a member of Charley Freewill Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Glenn E. Carroll; two daughters, Glenda Tackett of Louisa and Sheila Lyons of Charley; four sons, Sam Collins of Prichard, West Virginia, Glen E. (Buck) Carroll and Roger Dale Carroll, both of Louisa, and Jeffrey Dale Carroll of Charley; a brother, Gordon Thompson of Louisa; a loving friend, Cora Jean Newman of Ashland; and nine grandchildren. The funeral was conducted Saturday, July 18 at Charley Freewill Baptist Church by the Rev. Jeff Hayes and Rev. Ronnie Childers.  Burial was in Lyons-Tackett-Carroll Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements." 



“OBITS. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, May 12, 1999. ALTA LOUISE CONLEY 1931-1999. Alta Louise Conley, 68, of Columbus, Ohio, died Thursday, May 6, in Columbus Community Hospital. Mrs. Conley was born January 27, 1931, in Louisa, a daughter of the late Sheridan and Mary Jane Wilson Cyrus. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis R. Conley; and two brothers, Gene Cyrus and Ted Cyrus. She was retired from IRD Mechanalysis of Columbus. Survivors include one son, James C. Conley of Columbus; two daughters, Marsha Kessler and Debra A. Conley, both of Columbus; two brothers, Jimmy Cyrus and Lindsey Cyrus, both of Columbus; two sisters, Ruby Bunn of Columbus and Ruth Maynard of Louisa; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Lee Tabor Monday, May 10, at Wilson Funeral Home. Burial was in Cyrus Cemetery, Louisa. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.”



"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDANT, Saturday, May 16, 1987. Ms. Juanita Cook. Ms. Juanita June Cook, 85, of 2063 Oakview Road, Ashland, died Friday in King's Daughters' Medical Center. Ms. Cook was born July 24, 1901, in Rodburn, a daughter of the late Fred and Eva Pack Warner. She was a member of Pollard Baptist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Mary Frey of Ashland; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements are incomplete at the Steen Funeral Home- Ashland."

"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, May 17, 1987. Ms. Juanita June Cook of Ashland. Funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at the Steen Funeral Home-Ashland. Rose Hill Burial Park Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. today."



"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, Wednesday, November 23, 1977. William Russell Cook, 46, Roanoke, VA, formerly of Ashland, died at 9:20 p.m. Monday in a hospital there following a sudden illness. Mr. Cook was born Feb 20, 1931 in Ashland, a son of Mrs. Juanita Warner Cook of Ashland and the late John R. Cook. He was a navy veteran of the Korean conflict. Surviving in addition to his mother are a son, Billy Gene Cook of Roanoke; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Frey of Ashland. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the John Steen Funeral Home by the Rev. William D. Pruitt. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. The body is at the funeral home where friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday."



"OBITS. B IG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, January 6, 1999. PEARL IRENE CRACE 1925-1998. Pearl Irene Crace, 73, of Louisa died Tuesday, December 29 at the Boyd Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ashland, after an extended illness. Mrs. Crace was born August 17, 1925 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Fred and Madge Miller Spurlock. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Crace. She was a retired sales clerk, a member of the First Baptist Church, Louisa, a member of Louise Chapter 292 Order of Eastern Star, and Past Noble Grand of the Betsy Ross Rebecca Lodge #95 of Louisa. Survivors include one son, Fred L. Crace and his wife, Connie, of Ashland; one daughter, Dianne C. Preece and her husband, Bud, of Louisa; two brothers, Fred Spurlock of Columbus, Ohio and Eugene Spurlock of Texas City, Texas; and two sisters, Dora Caldwell of Romeo, Michigan and Louise Spurlock of Paintsville, Kentucky. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Ric Frazier Friday, January 1, at Heston Funeral Home. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa. Betsy Ross Rebecca Lodge had services Thursday, December 31. Heston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.”



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, March 1, 2000. PRISCILLA CYRUS 1912-2000. Priscilla Hardin Cyrus, 87, of South Point, Ohio, formerly of Coal Grove, Ohio, died Monday, February 28, at Sunset Nursing Center, Coal Grove. Mrs. Cyrus was born April 5, 1912, in Louisa, a daughter of the late William Harrison and Rebecca Preece Hardin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Cyrus; one son, Bill Cyrus; and one daughter, Carol Sue Cyrus. She was a homemaker and a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, Coal Grove. Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Garretson of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, and Brenda Norris of South Point, Ohio; one son, Frank David Cyrus of Hebron, Kentucky; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 2, at 11 a.m. at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Burial will be in Cyrus Cemetery, Greenbrier, Kentucky. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, March 18, 1998. LAURA DANIELS 1914-1998. Laura Green Daniels, 83, of Louisa, died Monday, March 16 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland. Mrs. Daniels was born July 24, 1914, in Chandlersville, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Enoch and Liddy Margaret Salyers Green. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Bascom Daniels; and a son, Richard Dale Daniels. Surviving are four sons, James Marvin Daniels, Harold David Daniels and Danny Roger Daniels, all of Louisa and Melvin Eugene Daniels of Dublin, Ohio; five daughters, Earlene Webb of Miami, Florida, Margaret Jane Adams of Flatwoods, Mary Elizabeth Lemaster of Catlettsburg, Carolyn Sue Jordan of Columbus, Ohio and Patricia Ann Lilly of Webbville; four brothers, Johnny Green and Elmer Green of Stambaugh, Kentucky, Bill Green of Plain City, Ohio and Roman Green of Racine, Wisconsin; two sisters, Alice Branham of Sitka, Kentucky and Frona Spencer of Louisa; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted Thursday, March 19 at 1:00 p.m. at Georges Creek United Baptist Church, Lowmansville, by Denver Caudill, Clarence Mathis, Greg Lewis, and Glen Penix. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, (today) March 18 at Young Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sparks Cemetery, Hood, Kentucky. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, May 31, 2000. AMOS DAVIS 1906-2000. Amos Davis, 93, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 17. Mr. Davis was born September 13, 1906, in Ulysses, Kentucky, a son of the late Dave Davis and Haddie Young Davis. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Davis; one son, Fred Davis, one daughter, Josephine Fussel; two sisters, Ina Davis and Lillie Lemaster and one brother, Edward Davis. He retired from Columbia Gas in 1970 after 40 years of service. Survivors include two sons, Paul Davis of Huntington; one daughter, Buella Acaggs of Ulysses; six sisters, Olive Davis and Dovie Green, both of Ulysses, Eurcle Scaggs of Lowmansville, Nora Hayes of Columbus, Ohio, Emogene Cordle of Galloway, Ohio, and Virginia Hayes of Mechanicsburg, Ohio; two brothers, Eugene Davis of Amherst, Ohio, and James Walden Davis of Columbus; and Sue Bowen and her two children, Jeffrey and Kelly Gregg, with whom he lived. Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Ike Nicholson Saturday, May 20, at Reger Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, March 29, 2000. TIFFANY JOY DOTSON 1972-2000. Tiffany Joy Hanshaw Dotson, 28, of Louisa, died Tuesday, March 14. Mrs. Dotson was born January 6, 1972, in Morehead, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Bill Paul Hanshaw and Bonnie Carter Wells. Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Dotson of Louisa; one daughter, Allison Wray Dotson of Louisa; one son, James Hughes "Trey" Dotson, III of Louisa; one sister, Scarlet Alleshia Wells of Nicholasville, Kentucky; maternal grandparents, Dr. George Phillip and Joy Carter of Louisa and a cousin, Jake Carter of Georgetown, Kentucky. Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Ewell Sammons Friday, March 17, at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 30, 1998. DIXIE FANNIN 1920-1998. Dixie Fannin, 78, of Route 1, Louisa, died Friday, September 25, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville. Ms. Fannin was born February 28, 1920 in Charley, the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Corilda Pack Fannin. She was a homemaker and a member of Mary United Baptist Church. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Dorcas (Dorothy) Fannin of Louisa and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were conducted Sunday, September 27, in Mary Church Cemetery at Charley by Bro. James Daniels. Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, February 2, 2000. LAURA ELMA FANNIN 1920-2000. Laura Elma Fannin, 79, of Beauty, Kentucky, died Sunday, January30, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Mrs. Fannin was born October 9, 1920, in Martin County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Elijah Muncy and Virgie Fields. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Millard Fannin, in 1985. Survivors include one son, Otis Fannin of Beauty; two daughters, Yvonne Perry and Rebecca Chaffins, both of Beauty; two sisters, Ova Moore of Pilgrim and Alice Pack of Beauty; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Reverends Carl Crum and Jerry Ward Wednesday (today), February 2, at 1 p. m. at Phelps and Son Funeral Home, Inez. Burial will be in Damron-Perry Cemetery, Big Elk Creek. Phelps and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



“OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, October 13,1999. ALLIE B. FERGUSON 1914-1999. Allie Beulah Ferguson, 85, of Blaine, died Friday, October 8, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Mrs. Ferguson was born April 12, 1914, in Winford, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Charlie Monroe and Alvie Imo Ramey Slone. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Ferguson, in 1984; one son, Harold Ferguson; and two daughters, Lura Wheeler and Wilma Ferguson. She was a housewife and a member of United Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Louise Clagett of Columbus, Ohio, and Jean Lewis of Martha; five sons, Ledgel Ferguson, Ellis Lee Ferguson and Larry Ferguson, all of Blaine, Willis Ferguson of Pikeville, and Calvin Ferguson of Calloway, Ohio; 24 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Reverends Card David Boggs and Buck Hogston, Monday October 11, at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Burial was in the Ferguson family cemetery, Tark Hill. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.”



"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT. Thursday, April 6, 1989. Mrs. Mary Frey. Mrs. Mary Evelyn Frey, 66, of 2600 Newman Street, Ashland, died this morning at her home following a long ilness. Mrs. Frey was born Dec 14, 1922, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Dewey Bray and Juanita Warren Bray Cook. She was a retired employee of the Owens-Illinois Glass Co and a member of the Pollard Baptist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Judy True of Ashland; a grandson, Trent True of Ashland; and three nieces and a nephew. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Steen Funeral Home in Ashland by the Rev. Artie Burnette and the Rev. A. N. Lester. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Ashland Community Hospice, 620 16th Street, Ashland, KY 41101."



"OBIT. [probably BIG SANDY NEWS] November 11, 1927. Mrs. Zeal Hayes Dies in Ashland Hospital. Mrs. Lola Travis Hayes wife of Zeal Hayes of Wilbur died in the Ashland Hospital Tuesday night following an operation and was interred at Wilbur Tuesday. Surviving are the husband, and 2 small children and 5 step-children."



"OBITS. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, June 24, 1998. LYDIA EVELYN HAZLETT 1930-1998. Lydia Evelyn Hazlett, 67, of Louisa, died Saturday, June 20 at Three Rivers Medical Center. Mrs. Hazlett was born July 17, 1930, in Blaine, a daughter of the late Vinson and Addie Cordle Sturgill. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William C. Hazlett, in 1988. She was a member of Smokey Valley Enterprise Baptist Church. Surviving are two daughters, Paulette Newsome and Jo Thornsberry, both of Louisa; a son, Roy Hazlett of Louisa; two sisters, Garnett Wallace of Louisa and Mary Thelma Mills of Columbus, Ohio; several half-brothers and half-sisters; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The funeral was conducted Tuesday, June 23 at Smokey Valley Enterprise Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Workman and Rev. Doug Kelly. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, May 3 & 10, 2000. HOMER J. HYLTON 1925-2000. Homer J. Hylton, 74, of Louisa, died Monday, May 1, at Veterans Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Mr. Hylton was born September 26, 1925, in Lawrence County, a son of the late Richea and May Thompson Hylton. He was a farmer and timber cutter, a member of the Church of Christ and a US Army decorated combat veteran of World War II, who received many decorations, citations and medals for his service in three theater of operations in the Asiatic Pacific. Survivors include his wife, Veva Lois Salyer Hylton of Louisa; four daughters, Velma Roe, Marsha (Kenneth) Brewer, Donna (Robert) Deboard and Connie (Jack Jr.) Roberts, all of Louisa; four sons, William (Glenna) Hylton of Grayson, and Gary (Mary) Hylton, Roger (Gloria) Hylton, and Leon (Sharon) Hylton, all of Louisa; three sisters, Roberta Quiensberry, Martha Lemaster and Deloris Moore, all of Louisa; four brothers, Lester Hylton and Joe Hylton of Columbus, Ohio, and Dean Hylton of Fallsburg; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Brother Walter Adams, Wednesday, May 3, at Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa. Burial was in Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



“OBITS. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, June 16, 1999. ARLIE JORDAN, JR. 1921-1999. Arlie Jordan, Jr., 77, of Blaine, died Wednesday, June 9, at his residence. Mr. Jordan was born October 6, 1921, at Rich Creek in Lawrence County, a son of the late Arlie and Merzie Estep Jordan. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lyndel Jordan, Edgel Jordan and Jay Jordan. He was a retired state highway employee, a WWII Army veteran, a member of the Lawrence County Fox Hunters Club for 55 years and attended the Cordell Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors inlude his wife, Beulah Hay Jordan of Blaine; one daughter, Janet (John) Hamilton of Blaine; three sons, Roger (Wilma) Jordan, Arlie Gene Jordan and Ray (Faye) Jordan, all of Blaine; three sisters, Hazel (Phillip) Lyons, Dorothy (Kermit) Ward and Jean Sloane, all of Ashland; six grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Reverends Roger Jordan, Rick Cordial, Bondie Salyer and Elmer Burchwell Friday, June 11, at Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa. A graveside military service was conducted by members of the W. O. Johnson American Legion Post 89 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6103 with burial in Yatesville Memorial Gardens, Louisa. Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, was in charge of arrangements.”



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, October 7, 1998. TORAL VERNON KELLEY 1929-1998. Toral Vernon Kelley, 69, of Weaverville, North Carolina, died Sunday, September 13, at St. Joseph Hospital in Ashville, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by a son, Biran Kelley. Mr. Kelley was born September 9, 1929, in Fallsburg, a son of the late Damer and Effie Maude Queen Kelley. He was a millwright at Ford Motor Company and a veteran of WWII. He is survived by his wife, Imogene Pack Kelley of Weaverville; three daughters, Bonnie Perkins of Morgantown, North Carolina, Beth Hill of Farmington Hills, Michigan and Brenda Pulver of DeHonia, Florida; one sister, Irene Moore of Columbus, Georgia; one brother, Gerald Kelley of Taylor, Michigan and 17 grandchildren. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery on October 3. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, February 9, 2000. MATTHEW D. MAY 1977-2000. Matthew Douglas (Yellow Jacket) May, 22, of Louisa, died Thursday, February 3. Mr. May was born April 4, 1977, in Ashland, Kentucky, a son of Willard A. and Junenell May of Louisa. He was preceded in death by one brother, Walter Benjamin May; maternal grandfather, Milton Laney and paternal grandparents, Ben and Zumey May. He was an assembly line worker. Additional survivors include maternal grandmother, Bessie Laney of Louisa; three brothers, Richard Allen (Christy) May, Stephen Ray May and Willard Curtis May, all of Louisa; two nephews, Cody May and Richie May and a host of aunts, uncles and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Reverends Brad Dutton, Tommy Meade and Darrell Ratliff Sunday, February 6, at Richardson Chapel Church. Burial was in Laney Cemetery, Richardson. Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, January 5, 2000. RANSON PAUL MOORE 1923 – 1999. Ransom Paul Moore, 76, of Argillite, Kentucky, formerly of Louisa, died Thursday, December 30, at his residence. Mr. Moore was born January 19, 1923, in Lawrence County, Kentucky, a son of the late Walter and Audrea Regaina Miller Moore. He was also preceded in death by one son, Anthony Moore. He was a member of VFW and PVA and a U. S. Army Korea veteran. Survivors include his wife, Linda Chaffin Moore, of Argillite; three daughters, Eva Roseanne Cogan of Springfield, Ohio, and Melissa Davis and Tina Gillum, both of Argillite; one sister, Della Mae Thorne of New Carlisle, Ohio; three brothers, Calvin Moore, Lace Moore and Homer Moore, all of Louisa; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 2, at Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa. Burial was in Chaffin Cemetery, Louisa. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arranagements."



"OBIT. WHITTIER DAILY NEWS, Whittier, CA. August 2, 1972. PACK--Amanda Frances Pack, 87, of Whittier, died Monday in Beverly Hospital, Montebello (CA). Mrs. Pack, a California resident for 42 years, was born in Kentucky. She is survived by sons, James D. and Warren C. Pack: by daughters, Margie A. Gussler, Wilma Faye Ehlshide and Geraldine E. Baier, by 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Private graveside services will be conducted Thursday by Rose Hills Mortuary in Rose Hills Memorial Park."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, October 22, 1997. Bertha Sparks Pack, 92, of Louisa, died Wednesday, October 15 in J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center. Mrs. Pack was born August 16, 1905, in Richardson, a daughter of the late Mascom and Leona Meade Sparks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lucian E. Pack, in 1965; and two sons, Willie Pack and Ransome Pack. She was a member of first Church of Nazarene in Russell. Surviving are seven daughters, Ethel P. Mills and Lorene P. Mills, both of Inez, Jean Kelley of Asheville, North Carolina, Wanda Dye of Southgate, Michigan, Annette Perry of Raceland, Jewell Endicott of Fort Myers, Florida, and Eleanor Klaiber of Flatwoods; a son, David Pack of Columbus, Ohio; 33 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. The funeral was conducted Sunday, October 19 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



“OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, December 29, 1999. BILL P. PACK 1916-1999. Bill P. Pack, 83, of Louisa, died Wednesday, December 22, at Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington. Mr. Pack was born January 7, 1916, in Louisa, the only son of the late Fred Pack, former police chief of Louisa, and Madge Fisher, also from Lawrence County. Survivors include Imogene Stone Pack, also from Louisa; nine children; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren, all of Washington. Funeral services were held at Riplinger Funeral Home on Friday, December 24, in Spokane. Bill and Imogene were senior companion volunteers for many years, he will be missed by many. His favorite saying was to have a friend, be one. He lived his life that way.”



"BIG SANDY NEWS, APRIL 21, 1993, LCHS TEACHER DIED SUNDAY. A Lawrence County High School teacher and local electrician Chester "Chuck" Pack, 42, died suddenly Sunday of an apparent deart attack. Pack was the athletic director at Lawrence County High School, taught math classes at the school and also taught math classes for Ashland Community College. He is survived by his wife, Billie O'Brien Pack, and two daughters Angela Jeanette and Christy Dawn, both at home. He is also survived by his mother, Dora Mae Kirk of Louisa; two sisters, Mrs. Jim "Glenda" Dotson of Louisa and Beverley Pack of Lawrenceville, Ohio, and one brother, Bill Jim Pack of Louisa. The funeral will be held at the Louisa United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday). Burial will take place in the Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Chuck Pack Scholarship Fund. The complete obituary is included within this edition of the newspaper."

"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Apr 21, 1993. CHESTER PACK 1951 - 1993. Chester "Chuck" Pack, 42, of Louisa, died Sunday, April 18 due to sudden illness. Mr. Pack was born January 9, 1951, in Prestonsburg, a son of Ray and Dora Adkins Kirk Pack. He was an Athletic Director and math teacher for the Lawrence County High School, taught evening math classes for Ashland Community College at LCHS, and served as Athletic Director for the Wayne County School System for 15 years. He was also a Charter Member of the Louisa Bass Club and member of the Quarterback Club. The funeral will be Wednesday, April 21 (today) at the Louisa United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Surviving in addition to his mother, are his wife, Billie O'Brian Pack of Route 1, Louisa; two daughters, Angela Jeanette Pack and Christy Dawn Pack, both at home; two sisters, Glenda Dotson of Louisa and Beverly Pack of Lawrenceville, CA; and one brother, Bill Jim Pack of Louisa. In lieu of flowers donate to the Chuck Pack Scholarship Fund at the Lawrence County High School. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. [BIG SANDY NEWS.] October 1995. EFFIE PACK 1910-1995. Effie Pack, 85, of Inez, died Saturday, October 21 in Three Rivers Medical Center. Mrs. Pack was born October 8, 1910, in West Virginia, a daughter of the late Jim and Grace Fannin Thompson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Pack. She was a retired postmaster and a member of New Friendship United Baptist Church. The funeral was conducted Tuesday, October 24 at New Friendship United Baptist Church by the Rev. Roy Fluty and Rev. John Goble. Burial was in Pack-Justice Cemetery. Surviving are two sons, Carl Pack, Jr. of Louisa and Douglas C. Pack of Groveport, Ohio; a daughter, Greta Maynard of Inez; a half-sister, Ludie Robinson of Warfield; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. February 26, 1997. Elmer Pack, 70, of Louisa, died Sunday, February 23 at Three Rivers Medical Center. Mr. Pack was born February 3, 1927, in Chatteroy, West Virginia, a son of the late Charlie and Elector Gillispie Pack. He was a retired lineman for C&O Railroad and a member of New Friendship United Baptist Church. The funeral will be conducted Wednesday, February 26 (today) at 1:00 p.m. at New Friendship United Baptist Church by the Rev. Brumley Marcum, John Goble, and Claude Horn. Burial will be in Pack Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Dovie Horn Pack; three daughters, Sue Wells of Willard and Dianne Napier and Darlen Branham, both of Louisa; three sons, Elmer Pack Jr., Jerry Pack, and Rickey Pack, all of Louisa; two brothers, Dewey Pack of London and Glen Pack of Inez; a sister, Ellen Tatman of Clifford; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. ELLIOTT COUNTY NEWS, Elliott Co, KY. ELSIE PACK, 84, of Martin, Floyd Co, KY, born Jan 4, 1915 in Lawrence Co, KY, daughter of late Johnny Rosco "Doc" and Gypsy Pigg Pack, died Jan 23, 1999 at Martin, Floyd Co, KY. Survived by: daughter, Patsy Griffith, 3 grandchildren, 6 great-granchildren. Burial in Martin Cemetery, Martin, Floyd Co, KY."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. June 30, 1993. ELWOOD PACK 1926-1993. Elwood Pack, 67, of Adams, died Wednesday, June 23 in Three Rivers Medical Center. Mr. Pack was born February 18, 1926, in Columbus, Ohio, a son of the late Dave and Lula Moore Pack. He was a retired employee of Owens-Illinois, and a member of Dry Ridge Freewill Baptist Church at Adams. The funeral was conducted Saturday, June 26 at Young Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Danny Endicott and the Rev. Ronnie Childers. Burial was in Dry Ridge Cemetery at Adams. Surviving are his wife, Verlena Moore Pack; a daughter Judy Branham of Louisa; three sons, Dale Pack and Phillip Pack, both of Adams, and Dennis Pack of Louisa; two sisters, Geneva Roberts of North Highlands, California and Frances Hayes of Columbus; a brother, Burt Pack of Columbus; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and three step-grandchildren. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. August 17, 1988. EMERY PACK. Funeral services for Emery Pack, 82, Rt. 1, Radnor, W.Va. will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Radnor Church of God, Rt. 1, Radnor. Burial will be in Pratt Cemetery, Rt. 1, Radnor. Mr. Pack died Aug. 16 at Humana Hospital - Louisa. He was born May 20, 1906, in Louisa, KY, son of the late Ransom and Martha Hunt Pack. Survivors are one daughter, Ruth Wilcox, Columbus, O.; two sons, John Sherman Pack, Fort Gay, W.Va., and Jennings Pack, Rt. 1, Radnor; one brother, Emmett Pack, Fort Gay; 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (Aug 17) at Young Funeral Home."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, March 4, 1998. EMIT PACK 1906-1998. Emit Pack, 91, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Tuesday, February 24 in Williamson Memorial Hospital. Mr. Pack was born May 20, 1906, in Fort Gay, a son of the late Ransom and Martha Hunt Pack. He was a farmer. Surviving are a half-sister, Arietta Kirk of Kermit; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Virginia Belle Baker of Fort Gay. The funeral was conducted Friday, February 27 at Young Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Richard Maynard. Burial was in Thompson Cemetery in Fort Gay. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT, BIG SANDY NEWS, March 21, 1941, Friday: GEORGE PACK, 81, died at his home at Blaine on March 13 after an illness of more than a year. Mr. Pack was born in Wayne Co, WVA, but came to Kentucky with his parents in 1869. For several years he lived on Brushy but moved to Blaine about a year ago where he lived until his death. Funeral service was held Friday afternoon at the home of his son, Harrison Pack, of Blaine, with Rev. Wm. W. Moore and Rev. Ray Roberts of Louisa, officiating. Interment was made in Blaine Cem. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lou Ratcliff Pack, one son, Harrison Pack of Blaine and Mrs. Eva Warner of Ashland."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, August 5, 1998. GEORGE PACK 1923-1998. George Pack, 75, of Marysville, died Saturday, August 1 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Mr. Pack was born May 10, 1923, in Louisa, a son of the late Merdy and Gypsie Thompson Pack. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. A farmer, he was a retired tool and die maker with Ranco of Delaware from 1950 to 1984 and a farmer. He was a longtime member of the Old Union Church of Christ, a veteran of the U. S. Army serving in World War II from March 17, 1943 to October 15, 1945, and was a member of the Marysville VFW Post 3320 and the Marysville American Legion Post 79. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening. Surviving are his wife of nearly 53 years, Mexie Thompson Pack; a son, Harold (Bernie) Pack of Worthington; a daughter, Shirley (Harold) Gilliam of Jackson; six grandchildren, Dean (Kim), Terry, and Brian Parish, Joe (Clara Holt) Pack, Jenni (Marc) Ernst, and Chase Dawkins; four brothers, Ray (Rose) Pack, Arnold (Pauline) Pack and Escom (Imogene) Pack, all of Marysville; and Willis (Robbie) Pack of Missouri; a sister, Mary Lou (Bob) Fessler of Pataskala; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be conducted Wednesday (today), August 5 at 11:00 a.m. at the Old Union Church of Christ, Marysville with Gary Howard officiating. Burial with full military honors will take place at the church cemetery. Mannasmith-Hale Funeral Home, Marysville is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, Lawrence Co, KY. January 3, 1930. GEORGE W. PACK, 84, died suddenly at his home in Hampton City, suburb of Catlettsburg, this week. He was born in Lawrence Co. in 1845. Five daughters and four sons survive."



"OBIT.  ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, Ashland, Kentucky.  Wednesday, September 15, 1982. HARKLESS PACK.  Funeral services for Harkless Pack, 66, of Thealka, KY, who died Monday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home in Paintsville by the Revs. Bill Meadows, Jerry Castle and Irvin Castle.  Burial will be in the family cemetery at Thealka. Friends may visit at the funeral home. He was born April 6, 1916 in Lawrence County, a son of the late Fenton and Algenah Lyons Pack. He is survived by his wife Minnie Castle Pack; a daughter-in-law, Birdie Adams Pack Blair of West Van Lear; two brothers, Fred Pack of Lowmansville, KY, and Okie Ratliff of Paintsville; two half-sisters, Pauline Hurt of Wooster,Ohio, and Myrtle Mays of Dayton, Ohio."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. October 31, 1990. HARLON PACK. Funeral services for Harlon Pack, 49, 419 Lackey Avenue, Louisa, will be conducted today (October 31) at 2 p.m. at Young Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. James Hayes. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Louisa. Mr. Pack died Sunday, October 28 in Humana Hospital - Louisa following an extended illness. He was born August 16, 1941 in Inez, son of the late Acie and Eliza Marcum Pack. He was a construction worker and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Bowen Pack; one daughter, Kimberly Wellman, Lexington; one son, Kevin Pack, at home; three sisters, Mrs. James Crum, Louisa, Jess "Toad" Savage, Rt. 3, Louisa, Linda Pack, Columbus, Ohio; six brothers, Freelin Pack, Ted Pack, Melvin Pack, Glenn Pack, all of Louisa, Ova Pack, South Point, Arthur Pack, Columbus, Ohio; two granddaughters, two grandsons, several nieces and nephews. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT, ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, Wednesday, OCTOBER 13, 1965. HARRISON PACK SUCCUMBS TODAY. Catlettsburg -- Harrison Pack, 71, died at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday in King's Daughters' Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Pack was born February 15, 1894, a son of the late George and Lucinda Perkins Pack. He was a retired employee of Ashland Oil and Refining Company. Surviving are five sons, George, of Grove City, O., Arlie, of Columbus, Ray, of Louisa, Homer, and James both of Dayton, O., two daughters, Mrs. Lula Cantrell and Mrs. Mary Conley, both of Portsmouth, O., two sisters, Mrs. Eva Warner of Ashland, and Mrs. Lula Chaffin, Louisa. The body is at Kilgore-Collier Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete."

"ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, Friday, OCTOBER 15, 1965. Catlettsburg -- Funeral services for Harrison Pack, 71, 304 20th Street, Catlettsburg, who died Wednesday in King's Daughters' Hospital, Ashland, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kilgore-Collier Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Akers. Burial will be in Sciota Burial Park near Portsmouth, Ohio. The body is at the funeral home where friends may call."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. September 11, 1991. IRENE PACK. Irene Thompson Pack, 59, of Route 1, Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Friday, September 6 in Humana Hospital in Louisa following a long illness. Mrs. Pack was born January 30, 1932, in Fort Gay, a daughter of Pete Thompson of Fort Gay and the late Edna Hunt Thompson. She was a member of the Smith Chapel Community Church. The funeral was conducted Monday, September 2 at the Smith Chapel Community Church by Rev. Charles Thompson and the Rev. Taylor Jenkins. Burial was in Thompson Family Cemetery. Surviving, in addition to her father, are five daughters, Oma Thompson, Mae Belle Mullett, Orpha Marie Mounts, Monnie Frances Pack and Lorna Osborne, all of Fort Gay; six sons, Sherman Frederick Pack, Louis Pack, Ricky Lynn Pack, Vernon Pack and Ronnie Wilburn Pack, all of Fort Gay, and Pete Pack of Mansfield,Ohio; four sisters Evelyn Pack of Radnor, West Virginia, Kizzie Marcum of Fort Gay, Kathleen Short of Louisa and Dorothy Thornhill of Jackson, Ohio; and five brothers, Charles Edward Thompson, Glen Thompson, William Thompson, Arbie Thompson and Roy Lee Thompson, all of Fort Gay. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. REGISTER-HERALD, Beckley, WV. March 1999. JAMES DEWEY PACK. James Dewey Pack, 81, of Daniels, died Sunday, March 7, 1999 in a Beckley hospital following a short illness. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley."



"OBIT. PORTSMOUTH TIMES. May 7, 1990. PACK. James L. Pack, 50, of Highland Bend, Sciotoville Route 4, died Saturday, May 5, 1990, in Scioto Memorial Hospital's emergency room. Born March 18, 1940, in Blaine, KY, he was a son of the late Harrison Henry and Missouri Chandler Pack. He was a construction contractor for General Telephone Company of Ohio, a Navy Veteran, and a member of Sciotoville Booster Club, and attended Baptist Church of Zenia. Surviving are his wife, Linda Holland Pack; two sons, John Pack, serving with the Navy at Jacksonville, FL, and Jimmy Pack, at home; a daughter, Wendy Pack of Hillsboro; and a sister, Mary Conley of West Portsmouth. Service is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Don Wolfe Funeral Home in Sciotoville, with Art Marcum and Craig Yates, ministers, officiating, and interment in South Webster Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today and one hour before the service Tuesday at the funeral home."



"WEST VIRGINIA GAZETTE, 26 November 1998. James W. Pack. HOLDEN - James W. Pack, 55, of Holden died Nov. 25, 1998, in Logan General Hospital. He was a retired truck driver from Logan Auto Parts. Surviving: wife, Gracie P. Blevins Pack; daughter, Thelma Marie Neece of Holden; sons, James Sam Pack of Holden, Anthony and Willie Pack, both of LaGrange, N.C., Scott Pack of North Mitchell Heights, Mark Pack of Crooked Creek; mother, Nora Jane Miller Pack of Peach Creek; sisters, Faye Blevins and Virginia Frye, both of Peach Creek, Violet Collins of Logan, Rosetta Tessner of Maple Heights, Ohio; brothers, Roy G. Pack of Peach Creek, Dallas G. Pack of Indianapolis; six grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Friday, July 21, 1939. JAMES WILLIAM PACK, 79, farmer at Fullerton in Greenup Co., and a native of near Lowmansville, Johnson Co., died Tuesday at his home of uremic poisoning. He was a son of the late Charles and Vina Pack. He was married four times. His first wife was Martha Grim, the second was Laura Nelson. His third wife was Nolda Burton and his fourth wife, Mary Esta Hall, survives. Also surviving are two brothers, Roscoe Pack, Mechanicsburg, Ohio and Sherman Pack of Patton, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Trinville Davis of Davisville, Ky. and Mrs. Pearl Slone of Paintsville, Ky. Funeral was held at the home Thursday and burial made in Beechy Cem. in Greenup Co."



"BIG SANDY NEWS, Lawrence Co, KY, January 5, 1912 - MRS. JOHN [Jane WHEELER] PACK, an old and highly respected woman of Georges Creek, near Charley, died on Friday last."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. April 4, 1990. JOHN PACK. Funeral services for John Pack, 63, Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, will be conducted Thursday, April 5, at 2 p.m. at Heston & Wilson Funeral Home by Rev. James A. Hayes. Burial will be in Ball Cemetery. Masonic services will be held today (April 4) at 8 p.m. Mr. Pack died Saturday, March 31 in V.A. Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio following a long illness. He was born June 18, 1927, a son of the late John T. and Myrtle Mae Alley Pack. He was a member of the Newport Lodge 358, F&AM, a veteran of the Navy and WWII. Survivors include one daughter, Patty Sue Grobouski, Gainesville, Florida; one son, John Taylor, U. S. Army in Pennsylvania; two brothers, Charles A. Pack, Merritt Island, Florida and Merrell Pack, Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Loggins, Merritt Island, Florida, Mrs. Edna Booth, Tennessee, and Mrs. Buella Roberts, Columbus, Ohio. Heston & Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, November 30, 1945. MRS. LUCINDA PACK was born October 2, 1862 and departed this life November 23, 1945 at the age of 83. Her husband preceded her in death in 1941. She was the mother of six children, two, Pearlie and Cora having preceded her in death. One daughter, Mrs. Jess Chaffins at Blaine; three sons, Bantain Ratliff of Portsmouth, Ohio; G.C. Conway of Charleston, W.Va. and Harrison Pack at home, 24 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She had been a member of the Christian Church for over 35 years."



"Morehead, KY Newspaper, March 12, 1999 - West Portsmouth, Ohio----Mary Carrington Pack, 102 of West Portsmouth, died Thursday, March 4, at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, OH. Born April 15, 1896 in Rowan County to the late Henry & Polly Montgomery Carter. She was a former employee of the old Selby Shoe Company. Preceded in death by husband, Louis A. Pack. Surviving are 2 great-neices, Sheila Carpenter of Mt. Sterling & Phyllis Ferguson of West Liberty, and 1 great-nephew, Richard Bailey of Martinez, GA. Services were set for Saturday, March 6 at Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Rev. Mark Seevers officiating & burial at Rushtown Cemetery."



"BIG SANDY NEWS, December 22, 1949, Page 3. BLAINE SERVICE HELD FOR MRS. MISSOURI CHANDLER PACK. Mrs. Missouri Chandler Pack, 56, died Sunday, December 3, at the home of her sister Mrs. Rachel Kelley, of Lucasville, Ohio. She had been ill for fifteen months. She was born July 29, 1893 at Blaine, Kentucky, a daughter of Jefferson and Jane Young Chandler. She was united in marriage to Harrison Pack on March 24, 1911, and lived in Blaine the ?? part of her life. The body remained at the Kelly home in Lucasville untilTuesday morning. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Blaine with the Rev. William W. Moore officiating. The McKinley Funeral Home of Lucasville was in charge of funeral directions. Survivors besides the husband are two daughters, Mrs. Lula Cantrell of Rt. 1 Portsmouth, Ohio and Mrs. Mary Conley of Dayton, OH, five sons, George and James, both of Blaine, Arley of Columbus, OH, Ray of Bipro, KY and Homer of Paintsville, KY; three brothers, Wesley of Jeffersonville, OH, Roscoe of Lucasville, OH and Henry of Cedarville, OH; and four sisters, Mrs. Rachel Kelly and Mrs. Thursie Fletcher, both of Lucasville, OH, Mrs. Julia Culp of Franklin Furnace, OH and Mrs. Rosetta Wheeler of Blaine."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 17, 1997. OVA PACK 1933-1997. Ova Pack, 64, of South Point, Ohio, formerly of Louisa, died Wednesday, December 10 at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Mr. Pack was born August 8, 1933 in Martin County, a son of the late Acie and Eliza Marcum Pack. He attended Elizabeth Regular Baptist Church and was retired from CSX Railroad. Surviving are his wife, Jeanette Castle Pack of South Point; two daughters, Wanda (Richard) Parsley of Greenup and Marsha (Tim) Calvert of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Shelvie Crum of Louisa, Bertha Savage of Yatesville, and Linda Pack of Junction City, Ohio; four brothers, Freelin Pack, Ted Pack, Arthur Pack and Melvin Pack, all of Louisa; and three grandchildren. The funeral was conducted Saturday, December 13 at Elizabeth Regular Baptist Church with Brother Tommy Dials, Brother Sebert Nichols and Brother Wayne Harold officiating. Burial was in Castle Cemetery, Fort Gay, West Virginia. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Friday, July 21, 1939. MRS. PEGGIE PACK, 73, wife of Sherman Pack of Wayne, died at her home Sunday, July 8, following and extended illness. Funeral services were held at the residence Monday and burial was in Wayne Cemetery. She was born in Wayne Co. and was a member of the MIssionary Baptist Church. Surviving are the husband; four children, Thos. and James Pack, Mrs. Minnie Pauley and Mrs. Laura Robinson, all of Wayne; five brothers, Radical Copley of New Boston, Ohio; Oliver Copley of Lucasville, Ohio; M. D. Copley of Huntington; J. D. Copley of Hopemont; and Joshua Copley of Fort Gay; one sister, Schrilda Copley of Fort Gay."



"OBIT, ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT, March 18, 1966 -- Ray Pack 45, Dies After Heart Attack. Louisa--Ray Pack, 45, of Louisa, died Thursday morning [March 17, 1966] in an Ashland (KY) hospital following an apparent heart attack. Mr. Pack was born March 9, 1921, at Blaine, a son of the late Harrison and Missouri Chandler Pack. He was a truck driver for the Louisa Supply Co., a veteran of World War II, and a farmer. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Dora Mae Adkins Pack; three daughters, Mrs. Glenda Dotson of Louisa, and Virginia and Beverly Pack, both at home; two sons, Chester and William Pack, both at home; four brothers, Homer and James Pack, both of Dayton, O., George Pack of Grove City, O., and Arlie Pack of Columbus, O.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Conley and Mrs. Lula Cantrell of Portsmouth, O.; and a granddaughter. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Methodist Church of Louisa by the Rev. William Stratton. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. The body is at Heston Funeral Home at Louisa where friends may call."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. December 16, 1987. ROY PACK, SR. Funeral services for Louisa native Roy Pack Sr., 76, Mechanicsburg, O., were conducted Nov. 30 in Woodstock Freewill Baptist Church by Rev. Michael Stokes and Rev. Arnold Moore. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual. Mr. Pack died Nov. 27 in Mercy Hospital at Urbana. He was born Jan 14, 1911, in Louisa, a son of Marida and Gypsy Thompson Pack. He was retired after 30 years as owner and operator of Pack's Market in the Mechanicsburg area. Survivors include his wife, Monie Howard Pack; three sons, Kenneth Pack of Great Bend, Kan., Roy Allen Pack and Keith Pack, both of Mechanicsburg; a daughter, Mrs. Lonnie (Louise) Hannah of West Mansfield; 19 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; seven brothers, Arley of Mechanicsburg, Escom and George, both of Marysville, Estel Ray of Peoria, Arnold of Erwin, Willis of Great Bend, Kan., and Graydon of Louisa; and a sister, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Fessler of Columbus. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ethel, who died in 1939, a sister Ethel Thompson and a brother Edgel Pack."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, February 25,1998. SARAH PACK 1922-1998. Sarah Pack, 75, of Louisa, passed away Friday, February 20, 1998 at Louisa, following a long illness. Mrs. Pack was born December 31, 1922 at Webb, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Fred and Mary Short Pack. She was preceded in death by her husband, Auxier Pack; one daughter, Rebecca Stepp Dingess; one grandson, Tony Curtis Horn; and one great-grandson, Bryan Andrew Ward. She was a member of New Friendship United Baptist Church for over 40 years, and a homemaker. Sarah is survived by three daughters, Elector (Claude) Horn, Maddlene (Hugh) Roberts, and Debbie (Ronald) Young, all of Louisa; two sons, Donald Lee (Florence) Pack and Sammie (Sherry) Pack both of Louisa; one sister, Artie Whitt of Louisa; 20 grandchildren, James Roy, Linda, Michael, Kenny, Clude, Becky, Kim, Donna, Melissa, Jerry, Paul, Donald Lee, Jenae, Josh, Leonard, Tony, Sara, Jessica, Stephanie and Ronald; and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 23 at New Friendship United Baptist Church by Bro. John Goble, Bro. Sterling Marcum and Bro. Jerry Pack. Burial was in the Pack Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."

"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT. Sunday, February 22,1998. SARAH PACK 1922-1998. Sarah Pack, 75, of Louisa, died Friday in Louisa. Mrs. Pack was born December 31, 1922, at Webb, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Fred and Mary Short Pack. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Auxier Pack; a daughter, Rebecca Stepp Dingess; a grandson, Tony Curtis Horn; and a great-grandson, Bryan Andrew Ward. She was a homemaker and a 40-year member of New Friendship United Baptist Church. Surviving are three daughters, Elector Horn, Maddlene Roberts and Debbie Young, all of Louisa; two sons, Donald Lee Pack and Sammie Pack both of Louisa; and a sister, Artie Whitt of Louisa. The funeral will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday at New Friendship United Baptist Church on Ky. 5 in Louisa by John Goble, Sterling Marcum and Jerry Pack. Burial will be in the Pack Cemetery in Louisa. Friends may call anytime today at the church."



"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT. August 8, 1971. Miss Virginia Leah Pack, 23, Louisa, died Saturday morning in a Louisa Hospital following a six-year illness. Born Dec 24, 1947, in Louisa, she was a daughter of Mrs. Dora Adkins Kirk of Lackland, FL, and the late Ray Pack. She was a member of the Louisa Methodist Church and the Wesleyan Service Guild. Miss Pack also was a secretary at the Louisa Carpet Mill. Additional survivors include two sisters, Mrs. James Dotson and Miss Beverly Pack, both of Louisa; two brothers, Chester Allen Pack and Bill Jim Pack, both of Louisa; and the maternal grandmother, Mrs. George F. Adkins of Louisa. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Louisa Methodist Church by the Rev. Lowell Langfeld. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery at Louisa. The body is at the Heston Funeral Home in Louisa, where friends may call, and will be taken to the church one hour before the services."



"GREENUP COUNTY NEWS-TIMES, Greenup, KY. Thursday, June 22, 1995 page 4. Woodrow Pack, 78, of Ice Dam Road, Catlettsburg, died Tuesday, June 13, 1995 in King's Daughters Medical Center. Mr. Pack was born May 15, 1917 in Lawrence County, a son of the late George and Virgie Scarberry Pack. He was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Viola Cox Pack; two sons, Tom Pack of Catlettsburg and Gene Pack of Flatwoods; two daughters, Patty Pack and Ruby Black, both of Catlettsburg; a brother Macadoo Pack of Charley; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. A graveside service was conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at Mary Church Cemeter at Charley by the Rev. Everett Stevens. Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, June 17, 1998. ELVA PAYNE 1914-1998. Elva Payne, 83, of Louisa, died Sunday, June 14. Mrs. Payne was born October 15, 1914, in Ledocia, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John and Savahanna Etta McKinster Short. Surviving are two daughters, Annie Bayles of Louisa and Rachel King of Sitka; a son, Sterling Hayes of Louisa; two sisters, Ina Harrison of Florida and Pauline Van Grundy of Columbus, Ohio; three brothers, John Milton Short, Elsie Short and Shelby Short, all of Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted Wednesday, (today) June 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Young Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Joseph McKinster. Burial will be in Short Cemetery. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, December 15,1999. MELVIN PRESTON JR. 1949-1999. Melvin Jr. Preston, 50,of Louisa, died Tuesday, December 7, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Mr. Preston was born September 23, 1949, in Heiler, Kentucky, a son of the late Harper Preston, the late Milton Laney and Bessie Laney of Louisa. He was also preceded in death by one son, Melviin Lloyd (Buddy) Preston; and one brother, David Preston. He was a crew leader for the Kentucky Forestry Department and a member of Richardson Primitive Baptist Church. Additional survivors include his wife, Annette Bailey Preston of Louisa; one daughter, Brianna Preston at home; one son, Justin Preston at home; five sisters, Junenell May, Annie Dutton, Janie Marcum, Lou Ella Boyd and Mickey Rose, all of Louisa; two brothers, Mike Laney and David Marcum, both of Louisa; two special nieces, Angel Collins and Danyelle Johnson; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted by Reverends Tommy Meade and Brad Dutton Friday, December 10, at Richardson Primitive Baptist Church. Burial was in Laney Cemetery, Louisa. Wilson Funeral home, Louisa, was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, May 10, 2000. DOROTHY RUTH SALYER 1927-2000. Dorothy Ruth Salyer, 73, of Louisa, died Sunday, May 7, at King's Daughters' Medical Center. Mrs. Salyer was born February 18, 1927, in Paintsville, a daughter of the late Wayne and Cynthia Castle Salyer. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one daughter, Fredia Cyrus of Lexington, Kentucky; two sons, Rick Cyrus of Louisa and James Barnett Potter of Toledo, Ohio; three sisters, Mary Lou Hampton of Louisa, Cynithia Potter of Toledo and Florence Marco of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, James Salyer of Louisa; two grandchildren; and several great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Ric Frazier Tuesday, May 9, at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, April 8, 1998. BAXTER SENTERS 1935-1998. Baxter G. Senters, 62, of Ashland, died Sunday, April 4 in Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Ohio. Mr. Senters was born May 18, 1935, in Ashland, the son of the late Baxter G. Sr. and Esta Miller Senters. He was a retired foreman from Armco with 32 years of service and a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church. Additional survivors include his step-mother, Julia Thompson Senters of Louisa; his wife, Shirley Browning Senters of Ashland; a son, Roy Brett Senters of Springfield, Ohio; a daughter, Baxcetta Jean Senters of Springfield, Ohio; three brothers, Lon Senters of Louisa, Jack Senters and Herman "Curt" Senters, both of South Shore; and two sisters, Helen Perry of Cape Coral, Florida and Geraldine Hardin of Louisa. The funeral was conducted Tuesday, April 7 at Steen Funeral Home - Cannonsburg Chapel by Dr. Michael Routt and Dr. Charles Stewart. Burial was in Rose Hill Mausoleum. Steen Funeral Home - Ashland, was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT. Sunday, January 12, 1941. Long Illness Is Fatal To Resident. Mrs. Mollie Shults died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Warner, 2053 Oakview Road, Ashland, Saturday evening at 7:25 o'clock, after an illness of four years. Mrs. Shults had been a resident of Ashland for the past 35 years. She was 77 years old. She was born in Magoffin County, KY, a daughter of Wiley Hammonds, native of Kentucky, and Mrs. Telitha Gullett Hammonds. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Warner, one grandchild, and three great grandchildren. The body is at the Lazear Funeral Home."

"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT. Monday, January 13, 1941. SHULTS: Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock for Mrs. Mollie Shults, 77, who died Saturday after an illness of four years. Services will be from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Warner, 2053 Oakview Road with Rev. Reuben May in charge, and burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Warner, one grandchild and three great grandchildren. The body is now a the Warner residence."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 16, 1998. Mary Lou Sparks 1909-1998. Mary Lou Sparks, 88, of Louisa, died Monday, September 14, at St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Sparks was born September 24,1909, in Lawrence County, a daughter of the late John and Martha Belle Roberts Branham. She was also preceded in death by her husband W. D. Sparks; and a daughter, Bertha Dellajane Roberts. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Louisa First Baptist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Martha Kiser of Louisa; two sons, Bill John Sparks and Daniel Reid Sparks, both of Louisa; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The funeral will be conducted Wednesday (today), September 16 at 2 p.m. at Louisa First Baptist Church by the Rev. Ric Frazier. Burial will be in Sparks Cemetery, Hood, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund and Gideon International. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, February 25, 1998. CECIL B. THOMPSON 1927 - 1998. Cecil B. Thompson, 70, of St. Paris, Ohio, died Thursday, February 12 at Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana. He was born June 11, 1927, in Lawrence County, the son of the late Asbury and Delaney Mae Pack Thompson. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters. He was a member of the First Church of God, St. Paris, served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and retired from Navistar Corporation, Springfield, in 1985. Surviving are his wife, Christine Fay Robinett Thompson, who he married on December 5, 1956; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary Dale and Carolyn Hamilton and Ceccil Edward Thompson of St. Paris and Larry Gene Thompson of Troy; two daughters, Karen Avery of Tipp City and Lois McConnehea of DeGraff; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Bert Thompson of Urbana; one sister, Maxie Pack of Marysville; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral was conducted Monday, February 16 at First Church of God, St. Paris, by the Rev. James Fleming and Rev. Roger Childers. Burial was in Spring Grove Cemetery. Richeson-Wickman and Atkins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 31, 1997. HOWARD THOMPSON 1905-1997. Howard Thompson, 92, of Louisa, died Friday, December 26 at his home. Mr. Thompson was born September 11, 1905, at Ulysses, a son of the late William and Dora Borders Thompson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Emma Boyd Thompson and daughter, Willa Dellinger. He was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church and was a retired mining engineer with U. S. Steel, a Kentucky Colonel, member of the Apperson Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite of Lexington, El Hasa Temple, Ashland and The Louisa Chapter of Eastern Star. Surviving are a daughter, Geraldine McComas of Coperas Cove, Texas; three grandchildren, Sherry Wade of Dallas, Texas, Bill McComas of Kemper, Texas, and Sharon Dellinger of Lowmansville; two great-grandchildren, Melissa Wade of Dallas and Bryan Wade of Temple, Texas; a brother, Everett Thompson of Portsmouth, Ohio; and three care-givers, Linda Clark, Charlene Blake and Grady Driver. The funeral was conducted Monday, December 29 at the Louisa Freewill Baptist Church by the Rev. Venny Vanhoose. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery. Apperson Masonic Lodge conducted a service Sunday evening, December 28 at the funeral home. Heston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, February 11, 1998. PAUL THOMPSON 1916-1998. Paul Thompson, 81, of Ashland, died Saturday, February 7 at King's Daughter's Medical Center. Mr. Thompson was born February 20, 1916, in Ladocia, Kentucky, a son of the late George Allen and Alma Justice Thompson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Garnet Elkins Thompson, in 1997. For the last 22 years he has been a federal probation officer. He was a former teacher and football coach at Vinson High School, Ashland High School and Coles Junior High School, a former principal at Hager Elementary School, and worked at the Ashland YMCA. He was a graduate of Louis High School, Morehead State College and received his master degree at Marshall University. A member of the First United Methodist Church, he and his wife were instrumental in the recently completed Paul and Garnet Thompson Building at the Rose Hill Christian School. Surviving is a sister, Lula Spencer of Louisa. The funeral was conducted Tuesday, February 10 at Miller Funeral Home by the Rev. Charles E. Stewart and Rev. Donald Young. Burial was in Rose Hill Burial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Rose Hill Christian School, Winslow Road, Ashland, KY or the First United Methodist Church, 1811 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY. Miller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, December 1, 1999. VIOLET THOMPSON 1926-1999. Violet Moore Thompson, 73, of Louisa, died Monday, November 29, at her residence. Mrs. Thompson was born January 16, 1926, in Wilbur, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Sam and Fannie Howard Moore. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Moore, and one sister, Alkie Young. She was a homemaker and a member of Mary United Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Grover Thompson of Louisa; four daughters, Betty Castle of Louisville, Shirley (Darrell) Baldwin and Earlene (Harold) baldwin, both of Staffordsville, and Kathy (Granville) Senters of Louisa; four sons, Henry (Carolyn) Thompson, Billy (Mae) Thompson, James (Eva) Thompson, and Ronnie (Virginia) Thompson, all of Louisa; four sisters, Stella Johnson, Beatrice Stambaugh and Hazel Burchett, all of Louisa, and Irene Diamond of Fallsburg; five brothers, Herman Moore, Charlie Moore, Denver Moore, Thurman Moore and Arthur Moore, all of Louisa; 23 grandchildren, one step grandchild; and 17 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Elders Jeff Carroll, Frank Blevins, and Joseph Cantrell Thursday, December 2, at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa. Burial will be in Judd Cemetery, Louisa. Friends may call all day Wednesday (today), December 1, at Wilson Funeral Home. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY. Wednesday, December 29, 1999. LORA THELMA WALTER 1908-1999. Lora Thelma Chandler Walter, 91, of Ashland, died Monday, December 23, in Centerville, Tennessee. Mrs. Walter was born January 31, 1908, in Charley, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John H. and Nora Hayes Chandler. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lawson Wadesworth Walter, in 1966. She was a retired schoolteacher with the Catlettsburg and Boyd County schools. She began teaching in one-room schoolhouses at Backrun and Candy Run in Scioto County, Ohio, in 1927. She was also a co-author of four books on the family history of the Chandler, Walter, and Hayes families. She was a member of the Beaver Valley United Baptist Church, Kentucky Genealogical Society, Boyd County Education Association and the Boyd County Retired Teacher Association. Survivors include one daughter, Norida "Nan" Nipp of Ashland; six sons, Lafayette Walter, John Paul Walter, Wendell Jack Walter, and William Grady Walter, all of Ashland, Richard B. Walter of Catlettsburg, and Theodore B. Walter of Lexington; one sister Gladys Blake of Beaver, Ohio; three brothers, Leroy Chandler, Paul W. Chandler and John William Chandler, all of Huntington, West Virginia; 26 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 23, at Miller Funeral home, Ashland. Burial was in Ashland Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers contributions suggested to the Rusty Burke Scholarship Fund, c/o Tim Walter, Buchanan Sound, 1700 Winchester Ave., Ashland, Kentucky 41101. Miller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 1997. NINA WARD 1936-1997. Nina Ward, 61, of Chester, West Virginia, died Sunday, November 30 at East Liverpool City Hospital. Mrs. Ward was born November 8, 1936, in Louisa, a daughter of the late Randall and Nena Pack Butcher. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Carson Ward, in 1991. She was a member of Chester First United Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Michael Ward of Calcutta, Ohio; two daughters, Pamela Hill and Cathy McGeehan, both of Chester; and three grandchildren, Nathan McGeehan, Jessica McGeehan and Ivan Hill. The funeral will be conducted Thursday, December 4 at 1:00 p.m. at Chester First United Methodist Church by Rev. Sherman Davidson. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Arner Funeral Chapel, Inc., Chester, West Virginia, is in charge of arrangements."



"OBIT. ASHLAND DAILY INDEPENDENT. JANUARY 13, 1972. Mrs. Eva Warner, 87, of 2053 Oakview Road, Ashland, died at 2 p.m. Thursday at her residence. Born March 14, 1884, at Blaine, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary Hammonds Pack. She was a member of the Baptist Church at Blaine and had been a resident of Ashland since 1906. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Juanita Cook of Ashland; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the John Steen Funeral Home by the Rev. Ira McMillen. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. The body is at the funeral home where friends may call after 5 p.m. today."



"OBIT. BIG SANDY NEWS, Louisa, KY 41230. Wednesday, November 24, 1999. JUANITA A. WEST 1938-1999. Juanita Arrington West, 61, of Blaine, died Friday, November 19, at her residence. Mrs. West was born October 26, 1938, in Blaine, a daughter of Della Arrington of Blaine, and the late Charlie Arrington. She was a secretary with the Lawrence County Board of Education and a member of Hoods Fork United Baptist Church. Additional survivors include her husband, Claude West of Blaine; one daughter, Robin Barker of Catlettsburg; one son, Rocky Darrell West of Blaine; one sister, Rita Lynn Smith of Fort Gay; two brothers, Kenneth Arrington and Chuck Arrington, both of Blaine; three grandchildren, Mark West, Karri Pannell and Georgia West; and one great grandchild, Hailee Morgan Pannell. Funeral services were conducted by Elders Gene May, Doug Ward and Kenny Preece Monday, November 22, at Wilson Funeral Home, Inc., Louisa. Burial was in Sparks Cemetery, Hood. Wilson Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice or American Cancer Society."



"OBIT. COLUMBUS DISPATCH, Columbus OH, April 6, 1998, page 7C: VIOLET LARUE WHEELER, 85 of Ashville passed away 5 Apr 1998 at Berger Hospital. Born 24 Feb 1913 in Blaine, KY to the late James Isaac and Cassie Davis Ramey. Member of the (Hood) Baptist Church, KY. Preceded in death by parents, 3 brothers and 1 sister and husband Gus Wheeler, (son of Amos Wheeler). Survived by sons, Elmer (Mary) Wheeler, Ashville, and James (Marylyn) Wheeler, Fairfield, OH; daughters, Kathleen (Norman) Holley, Ashville, Jean (Ralph) Sims, Columbus and Fay Sisson, Westerville; brother Norman Ramey Cape Coral Fla; sisters Gladys Marie Wheeler, Columbus, Trennie Jewel Waller, Circleville, Shirley Waller, Obetz, and Sylvia Sparks, Mt. Vernon, 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Friends may call Tuesday April 7 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Oliver Funeral Home, Ashville, Oh, were service will be held Wednesday April 8, 1998 10:30 am. Internment Concord Cemetery."





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