Glen Ray McGlone, 73, of Kenova passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born August 27, 1947 in Kenova, W.Va. son of the late Glen Walton and Minty Brafford McGlone. Glen was a graduate of Ceredo-Kenova High School, West Virginia Tech with a Bachelors in Industrial Management and he received his Masters in Business Management from Marshall University. He was a retired Systems Analyst with Union Carbide and a member of the First Baptist Church of Kenova. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Virdle and Mamie Brafford and paternal grandparents Will and Pricy McGlone. Survivors include his beloved wife Deborah Sue Bowen McGlone; three sons and two daughter’s-in-law Christopher Sean McGlone (Kelley), Bryan Marshall McGlone and Glen Nathan McGlone (Karlee); two grandchildren Meggie Kincaid and Greyson McGlone; special uncle Ivan McGlone (Jill) and four cousins Mary Ellen Brafford Kalinoski (Bill), Gary Brafford, Teressa Wells (Larry) and Gregory McGlone. Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home. Interment will be private. The family, respectfully, request the observance of face covering and social distancing. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
MINA LEE PERDUE EDDY, 90 of Ceredo, W.Va., passed away September 10, 2020. She is now in her heavenly home with her husband of 63 years, Hallett R. Eddy Jr. Mina was born Dec 20, 1929, in Ceredo, to Frances and Willard Perdue. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers Stanley Perdue, Harvey Perdue, and is survived by her sister, Carolyn Perdue Tracewell of Parkersburg, W.Va. Also surviving Mina Lee are son Ross Eddy (Anita); daughter Richelle Walters (Kenny); son Ryan Eddy (Terri); grandchildren Dylan Smith, Shelby Eddy (Travis), Jacob Eddy (Mary), Crissa Keefer (Mason); seven great-grandchildren, extended family and friends, as well as church family. Besides being a loving wife, mother and grandmother, she loved cooking for family gatherings, scrapbooking, crafting, and traveling with her family. Her heart and home were always open! Mina was a lifelong member of Ceredo United Methodist Church, where she was choir member, Sunday School teacher, piano player, historian, president of women’s society and sung at numerous weddings and funerals. She was always seeking souls to come to Jesus. What a great loss we are suffering, but what a great blessing we were given, to have known and been loved by this wonderful woman. A service will be held at a later date due to the pandemic. Donations may be made to CUMC, P.O. Box 665, Ceredo WV 25507.
Joe Donald Ball, 88, of Kenova passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 12:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home with Preacher Roy Akers and Preacher Ellis Maynard officiating. Interment will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Don was born March 9, 1932 in Genoa, W.Va. a son of the late Carl Frazier and the late Reba Ball. He was a retired maintenance welder from Houdaille Industries. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Ruth Allene Puckett Ball. Survivors include his two sons and daughter’s-in-law Darrell Joe Ball (Sharon) and William Dennis Ball (Nora); 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; 6 sisters; 3 brothers and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home. The family, respectfully, request the observance of face covering and social distancing. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Lonnie Lee Workman, 82, of Kenova went to be with the Lord Friday, September 11, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Monday, September 14, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Byard officiating. Interment will follow in Dock’s Creek Cemetery. Lonnie was born August 31, 1938 in Kenova, W.Va. a son of the late John and Fannie Lockwood Workman. He retired as a machinest from McSweeney’s Mill and Mine Service after 30 years of service. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings Don, Bill, Johnny Lucian Ray and Emma Mae. He is leaving behind his wonderful and loving wife of 56 years Deloris Jane Workman; precious daughter and son-in-law Teresa Spurlock (Darrell) six grandchildren Scott Slayton (Melanie), Ryan Slayton (Brooklyn), Brent Taft, Hali Lett (Eric), Jade Spurlock and Clay Spurlock; four great-grandchildren Kinley and Khloe Slayton and Ava and Mason Lett and a brother Frank Workman (Glenna). He also leaves behind his companion, comfort dog that he loved dearly, Pee Wee. He loved to fish on his pontoon at Beech Fork Lake. He enjoyed hunting with the Lacy’s who welcomed him into their family. He made memories with his daughter and grandchildren camping and boating. He also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service Monday, September 14, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home. The family, respectfully, request the observance of face covering and social distancing. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
ALICE CHARLENE HICKMAN WILSON, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 6, 2020. She was born on April 25, 1935, in Huntington, W.Va., to the late Hazel and Edward Hickman. She was a proud graduate of Huntington High School in the Class of 1953. Charlene was preceded in death by the love of her life, Clifford G. Wilson; beloved son Clifford G. “Buddy” Wilson III; and brother Robert “Bob” Hickman. She leaves behind her adoring family, including her daughter, Linda Lee Wilson (David) Spangler; son Daniel Scott (Ann Marie) Wilson; granddaughter Kristi (Philip) Hebner; great-grandchildren Riley and Bryce Hebner; brother Richard “Dick” (Judy) Hickman; sister Nancy Hickman (Mike) McGraw; sister-in-law Coby Clancy Hickman; loving nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces. In addition, Charlene was cherished by a multitude of dear friends who considered themselves blessed to be included in her extended family. She was definitely blessed with the gift of hospitality. All who entered her home were immediately welcomed by Charlene’s contagious smile and her warm and loving demeanor. She had a gift for making people feel comfortable and special. Charlene’s talents were evident in numerous creative outlets. She was an exceptional seamstress, an avid flower gardener Continue reading “Hickman-Wilson, Alice C”
RICKY MERLIN JIVIDEN, 61, of Kenova, husband of Cynthia Pierce Jividen, passed from this life to a new life with Jesus on September 4, 2020. Ricky was born October 8, 1958 in Red House, W.Va., son of Glen (Belinda) Jividen and the late Edna Sexton Hatten. Ricky was preceded in death by sister, Andrea Jividen Pennington, and stepbrother, Benjamin “BJ” Ronk. He is survived by son, Joshua (Amanda) Jividen of Medina, Ohio; daughter, Amber Jividen of New Richmond, Ohio; brothers, Randy Jividen of Kenova, and Anthony (Tammy) Jividen of Barboursville; stepsister, Stacie Ronk Patel (Mukesh) of Holly Springs, N.C.; and a host of uncles, aunts and cousins. Ricky served with the WV National Guard for eight years and also worked for the Norfolk & Southern Railroad for 23 years. Graveside service will be conducted 12:30 p.m. Monday, September 7, 2020 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Rt. 75 Kenova, with Pastor Scott Byard officiating. There will be no public visitation and no procession to the cemetery. Social distancing and mask are encouraged. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Patricia Farmer Whitaker, 78, of Huntington, WV. passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Barboursville with Eulogist Billy Plybon. Patricia was born June 9, 1942 in Olive Hill, Ky. She was preceded in death by her children Anna and Corky and a brother Robert Nelson. She is survived by grandchildren Chrissy, Tara, Shawn, Kurt and Allen; sister Sue Whitaker; brother George Nelson and numerous other grandchildren and great grandchildren and her dear friends Kristy Spurlock and Holly Gillette. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the cemetery mausoleum. Social distancing and masks are encouraged. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.
Kenneth Miller Smith, Sr. age 79, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Heritage Center in Huntington. He was born October 10, 1940 in Kenova, W.Va. a son of the late, Lacy Miller Smith and Rosemary Gault Smith. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Kay Smith Lovett and one grandson, John Kenneth Walker, II. Ken had worked as a truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by one son, Kenneth Miller Smith, Jr. and his wife, Mary Jane; one daughter, Roxanne Smith; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no funeral services. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the Smith family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Donald “Don” L. Wilson, 79, of South Point, OH. passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Don was born November 6, 1940 in Kenova, W.Va. a son of the late Henry and Lorna Mae Michaels Wilson. He was a retired service employee with Calgon Carbon Corporation. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Stanley Wilson and step-daughter Cathy Marie Gross. Survivors include his wife Dona L. Smith Wilson; step-daughter Cynthia Dunford; step-sons Jeffery Smith and Tommy Harris; two brothers Harry David Wilson and Mike Wilson and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from noon-2:00 P.M. Saturday September 5, 2020 at the funeral home. Social distancing and mask are encouraged. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.
Linda H. Pelfrey, 78, of Huntington, WV. passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Ray Stonestreet, officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Linda was born July 7, 1942 in Huntington, W.Va. a daughter of the late Ralph and Louise Ray Hutchinson. She was a retired teacher having taught math at Vinson High School and Spring Valley High School. Linda was a member of the Westmoreland United Methodist Church and the Alpha Delta Kappa teacher’s sorority. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bennie Pelfrey and two sisters Carol Parker and Sally Huss. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law Robert Pelfrey (Elaina), Timothy Pelfrey (Susan), five grandchildren Madison, Thea, Ian, Carson and Emma; three great-grandchildren Penelope, Ivy and Milo and a step-sister Gloranne Napier. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the funeral home. Social distancing and masks are encouraged. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.