Money, Sr, Donald L

DONALD LEE MONEY, SR., 91, of Kenova, West Virginia was welcomed home by Jesus, while surrounded by his family, on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Rollins Funeral Home. The funeral will follow with Pastor David Akers officiating. Interment is to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Don was born to William Thomas Money and Bertha Wyatt Money on November 14, 1929. He was a proud graduate of Ceredo-Kenova High School and Marshall College. He married his sweetheart of nearly 70 years, Joane Spicer Money, on December 5, 1947. Don was a long-standing member of First Baptist Church of Kenova. He retired as an electric shop supervisor from CSX after 43 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, William Thomas Money, Jr; sister, Betty Money Spry; two special friends, Had Dale and cousin Carl Ward; and his angel, Joane. Surviving Don are his daughter, Beverly Ann Shannon; son, Donald Lee Money, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Sonja Money; five granddaughters, Heather Dawn Shannon Morrone (Trey), Ashlee Rand Shannon Hutchison (Matt), Taylor Regen Money Dean (Dustin), Allison Shea Conley Davis (Zach), Karlee Rebecca Money Fischer (Kyle); and 11 great-grandchildren: Blass, Kane, Giorgi, Jacob, Lauren, Maddox, Aiden, Tate, Kenleigh, Zander, and Beckett; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Kane Morrone, Jacob Hutchison, Kyle Fischer, Dustin Dean, Zach Davis, and Dalton Tucker. Don was a dedicated “papaw” to the football programs of Fort Gay, Ceredo-Kenova, and Spring Valley for over 25 years. He also enjoyed golf, traveling, and especially loved his big family. We take comfort in knowing he has been reunited with his Savior and his sweetheart. “Well done thou good and faithful servant…enter now into the joy of thy Lord” Matthew 25:21

Rev. Glenn Randall (Randy) Adkins

Reverend Glenn Randall (Randy) Adkins, 1954 – 2020.

It has been a little over one year since Randy passed away on May 19, 2020 after a courageous battle with ALS with the loving support of his beloved family. Due to Covid-19 restrictions and precautions his final services were delayed.

Now, Randy’s family would like to invite you to a service of thanksgiving and celebration of his life and faith, Saturday, August 14, 2021 at First United Methodist Church, 1124 Fifth Avenue, Huntington, W. Va.

The service, which Randy planned, will begin at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be two hours before the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in Randy’s memory to the ALS Association ( Online condolences may be expressed at

Thompson, Denver L

Denver Lee Thompson, 79, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Friday, August 6, 2021 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. Denver was born March 5, 1942 in Wayne County a son of the late, Clyde E. and Mabel Moler Thompson. He was a 1960 graduate of C-K High School. For over 20 years Denver was a truck driver for Economy Foods. Denver had also been employed by Kenova Box Company for many years. He was a member of the First Independent Missionary Baptist Church since 1964 where he taught the Adult Bible Class. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Thompson and sister-in-law, Linda Thompson and a sister, Dovetta Ruth Thompson. Survivors include one sister, Ellen Carol Caldwell; one brother and sister-in-law, Carlos and Mary Ruth Thompson; four nieces, Lisa (Bernie) Watts, Karen (Derrick) Allen, Carla (Jerry) Spence and Dovetta (Kevin) Adkins; three nephews, Jimmy Thompson, Brian (Cleta) Thompson and Timothy Thompson, and several great and great great, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his favorite cat, Copper. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at The First Independent Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Zach Johnson and Brother Jimmy Thompson officiating. Visitation will be two hours before the service at the church. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

Gibson, John A

John Albert Gibson, age 59, passed away August 3, 2021 at Novant Health Huntersville.  He was born September 7, 1961 in Cabell County, WV, son of the late Mitchell Raymond and Roberta Hatten Gibson.  In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his sister Brenda Kay Rutherford and brother-in-law Steve Wilkes.

John retired from US Air after working 20+ years and most recently as Mail Manager for Air General with American Airlines. In his free time, John enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family, hanging with friends, and fishing. He was a fan of all sports, especially Marshall Football and Kentucky Basketball. He loved working and was an all around handyman but the dearest thing to his heart was his children.

John will be greatly missed by his loving wife Pamela Ayersman Gibson of Charlotte; daughter Amanda Dawn Gibson and fiance Michael Stamey of Cocoa, FL; son John “Bubby” Gibson and wife Megan of Proctorville, OH; daughter Hannah Marie Gibson of Charlotte; son Joseph Christopher “Joey” Gibson of Charlotte; son Ryan David Johnson of Kenova, WV; brother William “Butch” Gibson and wife Leslie of Lavalette, WV; twin sister Joanie Gibson Wilkes of Kenova, WV; grandchildren Clayton Sicolo and Averett Gibson; several nieces, nephews and extended family; and special friend Vinnie Calipari.

Visitation will be Monday August 9, 2021 from 11:00am-1:00pm at Rollins Funeral Home. Graveside services to follow at Docks Creek Cemetery at 1:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Look Up Lodge, 100 Look Up Lodge Rd., Travelers Rest, SC 29690.

Rollins Funeral Home will be assisting the family with local arrangements

Fraley, Patricia M

Patricia Mason Fraley, 82, died at her home in the early morning hours of June 11, 2021.  She was surrounded by family and friends, and in the arms of her loving husband Gary.  In addition to her husband of 50 years, she is survived by her children Julie Rouse (Bob) and Michael Brooks (Michelle).  Pat had five grandchildren, Joseph, Kathryn, Michael (Julie) and Kasey and Kyle (Michael).  Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, her mother Julia (Parker) and her father Hubert Mason, her sister Vicky and her son Mark.  A native of Memphis, Tenn., in her adult years, she was the consummate career woman, working as an operations manager and buyer for multiple private sector companies and the Marine Corps’ exchange system, where she was an international buyer for Far Easter exchanges in Japan and Okinawa.  Family was the driving force in Pat’s life.  She was one hell of a woman…devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  Traffic-stopping good looks, she loved the dance floor and live music.  A wine connoisseur and a gourmet cook, in her spare time she enjoyed knitting, doing the daily crossword puzzle, classic movies and Sudoku.   A gentle soul, Pat was particularly fond of her grand children, a nurturing grandmother who took pride in their accomplishments as they grew, went off to college and started their own careers.  There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. on August 7, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, W.Va.  She will later be interred at Arlington National Cemetery, awaiting the arrival of her husband, Colonel Gary Fraley, USMC (Retired).  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in her name.  St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN  38105.

Dean-Nelson, Lora L

Lora Lee Dean Nelson, 57, of Prichard, W.Va. passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 at her residence. Lora was born December 7, 1963 in Santee, California to Ethel Christine Perry Dean and the late Joe Dean. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by a sister Vickie Taylor and a niece Jordan Gillispie. In addition to her mother she is survived by her beloved husband Denver Nelson; two daughters Ivy Nelson (Sarah) and Sophie Nelson; two sisters Mary Marcum and Sue Gillispie and three grandchildren Cristofer, Jorja and Makailah. A memorial service will be conducted 6:00 P.M. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Spirit of Faith Church 1800 Sycamore Street in Kenova. In lieu of flowers the family would like for you to take someone you love to dinner and share a smile for “Loopy”. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Bailey, Ricky N

Ricky Nelson Bailey, 60, of Ashland, Ky. passed Saturday, July 24 2021 in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Graveside service will be conducted noon, Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Rowe-Mercer Cemetery, Chesapeake, Ohio. He was a loving husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, uncle and son. He was born June 17, 1961 in North Judson Winomac, Indiana a son of the late Eugene and Flossie Ann Howard Bailey. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son Ricky Nelson Bailey, II and two grandchildren Chelsea Michelle Bailey,  and Chiann Jenkins. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Mary Bailey, 5 children Vanessa Hamm, Travis Bailey, Taylor Bailey, Joe Bailey and Flossie Bailey; 12 grandchildren Austin Bailey, Taylor Bailey, II, Brooke Bailey, Samantha Bailey, Brantlee Pelfrey, Cristen Morrow, Jarid Bailey, Jasmine Bailey, Bobby Jenkins, Destiny Jenkins, David Jenkins and Talon Gillman and 4 great-grandchildren Nova Marie Tooley, Jasper Jenkins, David Jenkins and Hailey Jenkins. There will be no visitation Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Fly high like a free bird. We will always love you, gone but never forgotten. Peace, love you guys. Online condolences may be expressed at

Castle, Thelma K

Thelma Kaye Castle, 67, of Catlettsburg, Ky. passed Tuesday, July 27, 2021.  Funeral service will be conducted noon, Friday, July 30, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Franklin D. Hulett officiating. Interment will follow in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. She was born April 4, 1954 in Ashland, Ky. a daughter of the late James Earl and Ethel Faye Miller Conley. She was retired from Bowling Feed & Hardware and was a member of the Catlettsburg First Church of The Nazarene. She is survived by her loving children Gary JR Castle (Heather) and Pam Oldham (Robb); grandchildren Megan Castle, Brody Castle, Caitlynn Castle, Chase Castle (Miranda) and Cameron Castle; one great-granddaughter Athena Castle; three brothers Mike Conley, Dale Conley and David Conley and a sister Liz Coberly. Friends may call from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at Continue reading “Castle, Thelma K”

Young, Clyde

Clyde Young, 66, of Kenova, W.Va. passed Friday, July 23, 2021.  Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M., Monday, July 26, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Willie May officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Clyde was born July 8, 1955 in Boyd County, Ky. a son of Julia George Young and the late Clyde Young, Sr. In addition to his beloved mother he is survived by loving wife Laura Vanover Young; one son an daughter-in-law Michael Young (Mary); one adopted daughter Ashley Oakes; 6 grandchildren; two sisters Teresa Mannon (Jerry) and Brenda Young; one brother Keith Young; sister-in-law Belva Cremeans and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Soney Smith (Donna). Friends may call from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at

Chapman, Nancy Ward Adkins

Nancy Ward Adkins Chapman, 79, passed away on July 21, 2021. She was a member of the Kellogg Independent Holiness Church of God. Born on October 13, 1941 a daughter of the late Mary Kathleen Smith Ward. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Robert Chapman; brothers, Bill, James and Richard “Dick” Ward; Brother-in-law, Basil Adkins; sister-in-law, Helen Ward; nephews, Jimmy Dan Ward and Robert “Bobby” Adkins. Nancy was a 1959 graduate of Buffalo High School. She retired from the Wayne County Board of Education where she was employed for 30 years at Buffalo Elementary. Nancy was a columnist for the Wayne County News for over 25 years. Survivors include daughters, Tammy Adkins (Tim) Keyser and Carla Adkins (David) Ball. She was Mamaw to Summer (Eric) Simmons, Channing Keyser (Marisa), Samantha Kwiatkowski and Morgan Keyser. Her great grandchildren, whom she adored, Gavin Kwiatkowski, Chloe Keyser, Bentley Keyser, Casey Chapman, Cheyenne, Karleigh, and Riley Simmons. She is also survived by her sister, Lois (Ward) Adkins; sister-in-law, Betty Lou Ward; many loving nieces, nephews and a special cousin, Don Bias. At her request there will be no services at this time. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at