Willis, Lillie M

Lillie Mae Davis Willis,79, of Lavalette, WV. passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at Heritage Center in Huntington. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Monday, November 12, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. with Rev. John Taylor, officiating. Interment will follow in Riggs Cemetery. Lillie was born April 6, 1939 in Prichard, a daughter of the late Jess and Elizabeth Riggs Davis. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Larry Tipton Willis, a cherished baby Larry Tipton Willis, Jr. and a sister Verna Hamilton. Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law Paul Davis (Shirley); two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law Hilda Willis Tollison and Gladys Willis Roush (John); one brother-in-law and sister-in-law Homer Dale Willis (Renee), a goddaughter Venus Holmes (Bob) and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Monday, November 12, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Slone, Larry E

Larry E. Slone, 71, of Flatwoods, Ky. formerly of Catlettsburg, Ky. passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Trinity Station in Flatwoods, Ky. Funeral service will be conducted 11:30 A.M. Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. with Pastor Brandon Depriest, officiating. Interment will follow in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland, Ky. Larry was born in Catlettsburg, a son of the late Otis and Grace Marie Wooten Slone. He was retired from AK Steel and served his country in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Continue reading “Slone, Larry E”

Davis, Jay B

BASCOM JAY DAVIS, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the age of 78, in Huntington, W.Va. Jay was born June 24, 1940, in Kenova, W.Va., to the late Velma and Bascom Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son John Davis; his first wife, Linda Curnutte Davis; and his brother George Marvin Davis. He worked hard all of his life and loved what he did. He retired last year from his business, Davis Landscaping in Michigan. He loved his hobby of restoring antique cars. Jay is survived by his son Perry Davis; three daughters, Rhonda Revis, Lisa Herda and Teresa McCormick; his second wife, whom he married in 1998, Joyce Hay Davis; his stepchildren Sherry Little, Shelly Adkins and Michael Hay. There will be a celebration of life service, Thursday, October 25, Continue reading “Davis, Jay B”

Shannon, Eugene R

Eugene Ray Shannon,58, of Kenova, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018. Celebration of Life Service will be conducted from 4-7 P.M. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 146 Harper Lane Kenova, WV. 25530. He was born May 25, 1960 in Huntington, WV. a son of the late Clarence and Alela Ruth Finley Hogan. He was a self-employed carpenter.  Survivors include two sons Jade Conn (fiancé Amanda Harris) and Winston Conn; one daughter and son-in-law Aeriell Gilbert (Joshua); six grandchildren Darian Jade Lestat Conn, Kaizer Thomas Wesley Conn, Hayden Chase Conn, Trista Rosemary Faye Gilbert, Phoenix Auron Arthur Gilbert and Daisy Laurel Conn; six sisters and a brother-in-law Hope “Lynn” Stevens (David), Crystal Staley, Emogene Stevens, Imogene Sexton, Rosemary Porter and Patricia Ann Hogan and one brother Charles Hogan. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Shrader, Betty J

Betty Joyce Porterfield Shrader,86, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Graveside service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 15, 2018 at Spring Valley Memory Gardens, Huntington, with Pastor Randall Robertson, officiating. She was born March 26, 1932 in Bluefield WV. a daughter of the late Vernon and Edith Francis Porterfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, sisters, and a son David Lee Shrader.  Survivors include her daughter, Linda Lee Shrader Stewart (Ernest), sons, William Lee Shrader (Linda), Robert Lee Shrader (Susan); 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 3-5 P.M. Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Henderson, Brian S

Brian Scott Henderson,48, of Huntington, WV., went to be with the Lord Monday, October 8, 2018  at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.  Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday, October 12, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Roy Bennett, officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. He was born April 5, 1970 in Huntington, WV. He was a Sales Representative for Henderson Electric Motors. Brian was a 1988 graduate of C-K High School and attended WV. Tech, past member of the Kenova Volunteer Fire Department and attended Welcome Home Christian Fellowship in Lucasville, Ohio. He was preceded in death by one brother Todd Matthew Henderson; maternal grandfather Forrest Ross; paternal grandparents Marvin L. and Mary M. Caldwell Henderson and father-in-law David Wilson. Survivors include his beloved wife Mary Elizabeth Wilson Henderson; mother Brenda Ross Henderson; father and step-mother Chester Henderson (Darolynn); maternal grandmother Lois Ross; Mother-in-law Doris Clay Wilson; one brother and sister-in-law Jeremy Henderson (Courtney); several aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of other family and friends. Brian was a man of God and stood firm on his beliefs. He leaves behind so many friends who will miss his sparkling humor and infectious laughter. He was truly a blessing to everyone he met. Friends may call from 6-8 P.M. Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Robertson-Null, Judy L

Judy Lynn Robertson Null,74, of Kenova, WV., went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, October 4, 2018  at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Ceredo with Pastor Rodney Hale and Pastor Scott Byard officiating. Interment will follow in Dock’s Creek Cemetery. Judy was a daughter of the late Virgil and Della Mae Fortner Robertson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister Sara Frances “Francie” Roberts and a sister-in-law Linda Null.  Survivors include her beloved husband Charles Albert Null; one brother and sister-in-law James  Robertson ( Cheryl); two brothers-in-law Hobert “Whitey” Null and Steve Roberts; two sisters-in-law Donna Smith (Colin) and Trenna Null; three nieces Michele McAnallan (David), Sharon Elkins and Lisa Bailey (David); Five nephews Brian Null (Nancy), Charles L. Moore (Barbara), Michael Sean Roberts, Matthew Roberts and Zachary Robertson (Rebecca). She has a host of great nieces and nephews that she loved including being called “meme” by Hannah Beth & Matthew Shane Roberts and William L. “Liam” Roberts. Judy was a graduate from Ceredo-Kenova High School class of 1962. She was a volunteer of Saint Mary’s Hospital in Radiation Oncology and was a lifetime auxiliary member. She was a 24 year breast cancer survivor. Her favorite scripture that she lived by was the 23rd Psalm “The Lord is my shepherd…”. Flowers will be appreciated but donations may be made in her honor to the Huntington City Mission 624 10th St. Huntington, WV. 25701. The family would like to thank Dr. Kimmey and his staff for all their wonderful care. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the First Baptist Church of Ceredo. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.


Chaffin, William R

WILLIAM RAY CHAFFIN, 85, of Russell, Ky., formerly of Kenova, W.Va., passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018, at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Rev. Danny E. Keaton officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Kenova. He was born November 17, 1932, in Fort Gay, W.Va., a son of the late Christopher and America Perry Chaffin. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Armco, having been the Supervisor of Maintenance. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mauntrey Marie Crisel Chaffin and a daughter, Sally Chaffin Thacker Edwards. Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Shirley Chaffin and Mary Keaton (Danny); two sons and daughters-in-law, Danny Chaffin (Maureen) and Rick Chaffin (Gerri Beth); nine grandchildren, Traci Thacker, Steven Thacker, Scott Chaffin, Erin Maddox, Chris Chaffin, Leslie Keaton, Michele Keaton, Billie Nino and Rylee Chaffin and five great- grandchildren, Ryan, Cannon, Cali, Leland and Myra. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ashland Animal Rescue Fund, 12365 Kevin Ave., Ashland, KY 41102. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Vass, Richard “Dick”

Richard Dyrl “Dick” Vass, 88, of Huntington, WV. passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 2:30 P.M. Monday, September 24, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Scott Byard officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Dick was born July 17, 1930 to the late Henry Aldrick and Lafavor Belle Bean Vass. He retired as Marshall University Bursar after 32 years of service. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Loudon United Methodist Church Continue reading “Vass, Richard “Dick””

Woods, Curtis F

Curtis Farrel Woods, 72, of Prichard, W.Va., passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018, at his residence. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, September 22, at the Big Otter Community Center, Ivydale, W.Va., with Pastor Wayne Litton officiating. Interment will follow in Turner Cemetery in Clay County, W.Va. He was born October 2, 1946, to the late Farrel and Lydia Kathleen Woods. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Trudy Arthur. Survivors include his beloved wife of 37 years, Continue reading “Woods, Curtis F”