Coniff, Julia A

Julia A Coniff, 82, of Huntington, WV, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021 in the comfort of her home surrounded by loved ones. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Mary Underwood, her brother Chuck “Shorty” Underwood and husband, James Coniff. She is survived by her brother, Herb “Sonny” Underwood, 4 children, Wendy (Terry), Jennifer, Stan (Tina) and Robyn (Greg). She was Nana to 7 grandchildren, Heather, Holly, Mark, Matthew, Brooke (Nick), Preston and Connor, 11 great grandchildren, Leah, Cali, Anna, Macy, Eden, Brayden, Gavin, Nicholas, Ava Jerrika and Charlie and her beloved Shih Tzu, Dolly. Julie loved her family greatly and was loved greatly by them. She loved the color red, animals, puzzles, playing cards, watching football (especially Alabama) but she mostly loved spending time with her family. She will be missed immensely. There will be no public services at this time.

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Pennington-Glassburn, Tammy L

Tammy Lynn Pennington Glassburn, 52, of Lancaster, OH, formerly of Huntington, W.Va. passed away at her home on Sunday, October 31, 2021. She attended Ceredo-Kenova High School and Marshall University. Tammy was employed with ODW Logistics in Columbus, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her father Richard Pennington; brother Rick Pennington and grandmother Thelma Ruth Gilliam. Tammy was an avid animal lover and a devoted caregiver to all animals. She will be laid to rest with her loving best friend, her dog Herschel. Survivors include her devoted husband of 23 years Johnny A. Glassburn; loving son Johnny Glassburn, Jr.; mother Terisha Pennington; sister Terisha Johnson (Chuck); mother-in-law Judy Harmon (Danny) and extended family members and friends. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to NAMI, a local mental health advocacy group at A memorial celebration will be held from 12:30-2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 27, 2021 with a service to follow at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Keith Watters officiating at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at

Billups, James T.

James T. Billups, 90, of Ceredo, passed peacefully to eternal life on Saturday, November 20, 2021. A lifelong resident of Ceredo, he was born September 25, 1931, the eldest son of the late Paul T. and Marie Workman Billups. In addition to his parents, Mr. Billups was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Patricia S. Billups, and siblings Helen Webb, Clyde Billups, and Bob Billups. He is survived by his sister, Judy Akers (Gary) and his children, Paul A. Billups (Kathy), Leigh Johnson (Richard), J. Andrew Billups, and daughter-in-law Lora Billups along with his grandchildren that he dearly adored, Morgan Billups, Dr. Sarah Johnson, Matthew Johnson, Emily Billups, and Jenna Billups. Continue reading “Billups, James T.”

Dorsey, Deborah K

Deborah Kathleen Dorsey, 70, of Ceredo, WV, went to be with her Lord after passing away Thursday, November 18th, 2021, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. A celebration of life service will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 21, 2021by Pastor Jeffery Canterbury at Rollins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Deborah was born on August 13th, 1951, in Cabell County to the late Harry Prince and Pearl Riley Prince. She was a good-natured and kindhearted soul who greatly loved and was equally loved by her family and community. She and her cute, lovable shih tzu, Sachi, enjoyed sitting on the porch on warm weather days greeting neighbors and passers-by. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Dorsey, sister, Sharon Black and brother Bobby Prince. She is survived by her two sons Stephen and Justin Dorsey; three sisters Alma “Sis” Pyles, Barbara Devore, Marilyn (George) Black; two brothers Leslie (Charlotte) Prince, Dwight (Christie) Prince; many cousins, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Huntington. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be expressed at

Bartley, Michael R

Michael Ray Bartley was born in Greencastle, Indiana on a spring day May 1, 1952 to the late Kermit and JoAnn Bartley. He had a younger brother Donald Lee Bartley and a younger sister Barbara Jo Thomas who he loved with all his heart.

On July 3, 1971 he married the love of his life Margaret Jayne Bartley.

As those who knew him well, his presence was felt at all moments. His energy could brighten a room.

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McGlone, Beatrice H. “Speck”

Beatrice Helen “Speck” Lyons McGlone, 83, of Kenova W.Va. beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born June 29, 1938 in Ceredo, W.Va. a daughter of the late William Francis and Anna Lee Kidd Lyons. Speck was from a large family of eight sisters whom she dearly loved. Growing up in Ceredo they attended local schools including Ceredo Kenova High School. She married the love of her life, Gene McGlone and together they had three daughters who survive her, Anna Gene Marsh, Teresa (Jimmy) Booth and Kelly (Guy) Marcum. She is also survived by two grandsons, Justin and Zach; five granddaughters, Arinn, Aimee, Anna, Jenny and Chanelle; 14 great grandchildren; four sisters, Jenny (Bill) Irvin, Angie Lockhart, Faith (Cecil) Wilks, and Hope (Doug) Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gene McGlone, a grandson, Jason McGlone; a son-in-law, Stan Marsh and three sisters, Frances, Billye Jo and Penny. Family was her life, she loved being with her children, grandchildren and sisters. Her daughters valued her leadership, support, love and the time they spent together. Speck also loved her church family and had been a long time member of Ceredo Church of Christ. She was an avid reader and was a frequent visitor of the C-K Library where she will be missed. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Minister Matthew McBrayer and Elder Phillip Daniels officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before the funeral on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the C-K Library, 1200 Oak St. Kenova. W.Va. Online donations may be expressed at


Spry, Terry R “Topper”

Terry Ray “Topper” Spry,67, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Thursday, November 3, 2021 at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M., Saturday November 6, 2021 at England Hill Freewill Baptist Church, of which he was a member, with Pastor Willie May and Pastor Justin May officiating. Interment will follow in Cyrus Cemetery. He was born September 30, 1954 in Huntington, WV. a son of Donna Jean Staley Spry May and the late Warnie G. Spry. Topper was a graduate of Buffalo High School and a retired Supervisor from the West Virginia Department of Highways. He was a member of the Buena Vista Masonic Lodge #60 AF & AM whose members will conduct graveside services. In addition to his father he was preceded by his step-father Ralph May; maternal-grandparents Herma and Ray Staley and paternal grand-parents Martha and Ira Spry. In addition to his precious mother he is survived by his beloved wife Ellen Elaine Dabney Spry; son Warren “Flattop” Spry (Maranda); daughter Paula Spry Moore (Joey); brother Warren “Bossy” Spry (Barbie); sisters Herma Lynn Davis (Bill) and Jean Robertson (Bill) and four grand children Madison Spence, Audrey Spry, Colton Moore and J.W. Spry. Topper leaves a host of friends and church family. Topper was loved by all and will be greatly missed. He was a friends, friend. Friends may call from noon – 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the church. Memorial donation may be made to the England Hill Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund, 10201 Mayo Trail Rd. Catlettsburg, KY 41129. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. The family request the following of CDC guidelines. Online condolences may be expressed at

Bailey, Larry W

Larry Wallace Bailey,80, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Friday, October 29, 2021 in Grayson Caring Hands in Huntington. He was born February 5, 1941 in Huntington, WV. a son of the late Victor and Blanche Fishbach Bailey. Larry was a retired crane operate with the former Inco Alloys Company and a real estate agent.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Hester Ellen Nelson Bailey; granddaughter Christina Davis; three brothers Mike, John and Earl and two sisters Pauline and Susan. He is survived by two sons Bryan Bailey and Steve Bailey; grandchildren Evan Bailey, Elizabeth Washington (Kenny), Dakota Chambers and Kyle and Kristian Bailey; great-grandchildren Jett Bailey, Jackson Bailey, Ella Gray Washington and Little Izzy and one sister Eleanor Roach. Services will be held at a later date. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

Fry, Scott A

Scott Allen Fry 40 of Wayne, WV passed away peacefully and received his crown, on October 29 2021. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova WV. Rev. John Fry will be officiating. Internment will follow in Spring Valley memory Gardens.  Scott was born January 5, 1981 in Huntington, WV son of Debbie Fry Howes (Tim Howes). He was preceded in death by his loving grandparents Elza Hurston Fry and Mary Carolyn Hatten Fry. He is survived by his mother, his sister Amber Howes, and brother Matthew Howes. He is also survived by his three uncles Mark Fry of Paris KY, Bryan Fry of Huntington WV, and John Fry of Lavalette WV, His Aunt Beverly Fry Hickman. His cousins, Brittany Hickman White, Logan Hickman, Sahara Fry, Derek Fry, and Drew Fry. He is also survived by his Mainstream Family.  Visitation is from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at

Stanley, Carl A.

Carl A. Stanley of Catlettsburg, Ky went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 28, 2021. He was born May 17, 1950 in Ashland, Ky, a son of the late Earl and Eunice Stanley. He was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Stanley.

He was a veteran and served with the U.S. Air Force. He was a graduate of Morehead State University, and a banker employed by Catlettsburg Savings & Loan and retired from People’s Bank. He served on Catlettsburg City Council for several terms. He was a proud member of the Catlettsburg community where he served on many boards and committees. He was a member of Jefferson Avenue Church of God in Huntington, West Virginia, where he served as Financial Officer.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shirley Brumfield Stanley, a son Brent (Mindy) Stanley, and a daughter, Beth (Jack) Hulett of Catlettsburg, 3 grandchildren, Dylan Stanley, and Kendra and Karly Hulett. He is also survived by a brother Ray Stanley (Susan) and several nieces and a nephew, Mike Stanley. Carl was an avid wood worker and enjoyed playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren, who he adored. He loved watching the girls play softball and motocross with Dylan.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Jefferson Avenue Church of God from 12 noon to 2 pm, funeral to follow visitation. American Legion post 93 will conduct military rights. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to the Adventure Kids Church at Jefferson Avenue Church of God in Huntington, WV.  Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at