Shy, Toby F

Toby Franklin Shy, 84, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, W.Va. He was born July 11, 1934 in Wayne County, W.Va. a son of the late Delbert and Sadie Gilkerson Shy. Toby graduated from Buffalo High School in 1954. He retired from the Huntington Police Department where he had served as a Lieutenant for 31 years. Toby also served two terms as the Sheriff of Wayne County. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a member of American Legion Post #93 Kenova whose members will conduct military graveside rites. Toby was also a member of American Legion Post #16 Huntington. He was a member of the Buena Vista Masonic Lodge No. 60 A.F. & A.M. who will conduct graveside rites. In addition to his parents, Toby was also preceded in death by one son. Dr. Gregory Keith Shy; four brothers, Joe, Wick, Bob and Harold Shy; three sisters, Mona Cole, Berdenia Finley and Julia Harshbarger. Toby is survived by his wife of 62 years, Janice Lewis Shy; one daughter, Michele Shy of Huntington; one son, Dr. Jeffery Shy, DVM of Kenova; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Pansy Whaley, Olive (Ronnie) Smith and Willa Board; two brothers, Delbert Shy and Vernon Dale Shy and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Visitation will be held Monday, January 21, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 at the Kenova Church of Christ. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the church with his nephew, Minister David Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Shy-Gilkerson Family Cemetery. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Barton, Ruth L

Ruth Loraine Barton, 84, of Ceredo, W. Va. Passed away on Thursday January 10, 2019 at Wurtland Nursing Center in Wurtland, KY. She was born September 27, 1934, in Ceredo, W. Va., a daughter of the late Lorraine and Opal Hall. She had worked in the Collection Department for Guaranty National Bank, In Huntington, W. Va. Ruth was a member of the Spring Valley Freedom Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Ray Hall. Survivors include her son, Dr. Scott Barton, daughter-in-law, Mitchelle Barton, of Ada, OK; granddaughter, Aileen (Allie) Loraine Barton, of Oklahoma City, OK and her sister, Joanne (Bruce) Continue reading “Barton, Ruth L”

Gibson, Delbert L “Butch”

DELBERT LEE “BUTCH” GIBSON, 81, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, W.Va., with Pastor George Leach officiating. Entombment following at 11 a.m. Monday, December 31, 2018, at Spring Valley Memory Gardens. He was born September 26, 1937, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Delbert and Ethel Hicks Gibson. He was a retired layer attendant with Owens-Illinois and was a member of the Route 60 Freewill Baptist Church. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. American Legion Post 93 conducted military graveside rites. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. Survivors include his beloved wife Mazel Maynard Gibson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger Gibson (Elizabeth) and Tim Gibson (Vickie); one daughter and son-in- law, Diana Adkins (Dale); one sister, Betty Blake; three grandsons; three granddaughters; one great- grandson; one great-granddaughter and a host of other family and friends. Friends may call one hour prior to the service, Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Haynie, Robert V

Robert Vincent Haynie,93, of Kenova, WV. passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. with Bishop Paul Cantrell, officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born March 24, 1925 in Wayne County, WV., a son of the late Anthony and Ota Thompson Haynie. He was a retired custodian with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army where he received the Purple Heart. The American Legion Post 93 will conduct graveside military rites. He was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lorraine Felty Smith Haynie; one daughter Cathy Marie Cook and three brothers Arthur, James and Ed. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert S. Haynie (Vicki); a host of loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a very special life long friend John Ferguson and a host of other family and friends. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Conley, Ethel F

Ethel Faye Conley, 85, of Catlettsburg, Ky. away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Ashland Community House.  Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M.  Friday, December 28, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. with Pastor Frank Hulett, officiating.  Interment will follow in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. She was born August 6, 1933 in Boyd County, Ky. a daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy Preston Miller. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her ex-husband James Earl Conley; two sisters Elsie Mae Crislip and Linda McCorkle and one grandson Casey Garrett Conley. Survivors include her children Mike Conley (Doodle), Kay Castle, Dale Conley (Linda), Liz Coberly (Dee) and David Conley; 17 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 6-8 P.M. Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Maynard, Delylia G

Delylia Gail Maynard, 70, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She is now in the loving arms of her Lord. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 23, 1948, a daughter of the late Talmedge and Laura Isaacs Ramey. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Edens and Frieda Bowers. Gail was a 1967 graduate of Cered-Kenova High School. She earned bachelor and master degrees from Marshall University College of Education. She began her teaching career at Buffalo Elementary School and taught for thirty years. After retiring from teaching she became a student teacher supervisor at Marshall University. Continue reading “Maynard, Delylia G”

Farley, Edward L

On December 7, 2018, the faith of EDWARD LEE FARLEY became sight as he gracefully closed his eyes while being surrounded by his loving wife, children and grandchildren who rejoiced in the good that the LORD their God had given them through his daily examples of love and integrity (Deuteronomy 26:11). Edward was born at home in Kenova, W. Va. on September 15, 1933 and was the only child of the late Dr. Samuel A. & Nina Pack-Farley. He was also preceded in death by two special uncles, Mr. Thomas H. Farley, of Chattaroy, W. Va. and Mr. Edward B. Farley of Parker’s Lake, KY. Continue reading “Farley, Edward L”

Burris, Phyllis A

Phyllis Ann Burris, 76, of Prichard, WV. passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M., Tuesday December 11, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Joe Adkins officiating. Interment will be in the Henry Hatten Cemetery, Prichard. Phyllis was born November 25, 1942, in Wayne County, WV. a daughter of the late Edgar Lee and Opal A. O’Dell Blake. She was a retired custodian from the Huntington Tri-State Airport. Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by her beloved husband Earnest B. Burris. Survivors include her children Anna Ferguson, Jarrett Burris and Mark Burris; one sister Lois Meadows; one Brother Edgar Blake, Jr.; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a special friend and helper George Osborne and a host of other family and friends. Friends may call one hour prior to the service, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at:  www.rollinsfh.com.

Stambaugh, Jonathan W

Jonathan Wayne Stambaugh, 52, of Ashland, Ky. was called to his Heavenly Home Thursday, December 6, 2018 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M., Sunday December 9, 2018, at The New Testament Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Eddie Hay officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland, Ky. Jonathan was a School Bus Driver and Assistant Mechanic with the Ashland Independent Schools and a member of the New Testament Freewill First Baptist Church. He was also active with the KHSAA Continue reading “Stambaugh, Jonathan W”

Amis, Betty L

BETTY LEE DISHMAN AMIS, 90, of Ceredo, W.Va., was called to her Heavenly Home, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at her residence.  Funeral service will be conducted at noon, Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova,with Pastor Rodney Dishman officiating. Interment will be in Ceredo Crescent Hill Cemetery. She was a glass inspector with the former Pilgrim Glass Company and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ceredo. Continue reading “Amis, Betty L”