Lloyd, Kenneth

Kenneth Lloyd,76, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was born January 2, 1945 in Kenova, WV. a son of the late Burgess and Anna Lloyd.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers Bert, Ronnie and Tim Lloyd. He is survived by a daughter Alisha Cavanaugh; son Kenneth Lloyd, Jr.; granddaughter Kendra Lloyd; three great-grandchildren; ex-wife Barbara Lloyd; brother Larry Lloyd and sister Ramona McCollister. In lieu of Flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made in Kenneth’s name to the American Heart Association P.O. Box 840692 Dallas, TX. 75284-0692. There will be no services at this time. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Stowers, Wilson “Blackie” H

Wilson Howard “Blackie” Stowers,95, of Ceredo, W.Va. passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in The Sanctuary of The Ohio Valley Nursing Home. Graveside service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday, October 29, 2021 at Dock’s Creek Cemetery Mausoleum with the American Legion Post 93 Honor Guard conducting military rites. Blackie was born January 4, 1926 in Huntington, WV. a son of the late James and Bessie Calhoun Stowers. He was a former Chemist with Ashland Oil, U.S. Navy veteran and an avid golfer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Azile Stowers; son Wilson H. “Blackie” Stowers, Jr.; five brothers and two sisters. He is survived by a daughter-in-law Marcia Stowers. There will be a reception to honor the life of Blackie following the graveside service at the American Legion Post 93 in Kenova. There will be no visitation or procession to the cemetery Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Gilkerson, Robert A

Robert Andrew Gilkerson,79, of Naples, FL. formerly of Pataskala, OH. passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021 in Naples Community Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Scott Byard officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery with the American Legion Post 93 Honor Guard conducting military rites. Robert was born May 29, 1942 in Kenova, WV. a son of the late Thomas Andrew and Roberta Dillon Gilkerson. He was retired from AT&T with 30 years of service. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Ralph R. Rickly Lodge #670 F & AM of Columbus, Ohio and the Shriners. Robert was a veteran having served in the U.S. Marine Corp.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Gilkerson aka Uncle Toy. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law Bobette Looney (Jim), Rhonda Sutton (Pat) and Kim Young (Tim); one brother Lee Gilkerson; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other family members. Friends may call two hours prior to the service on Saturday at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com. Continue reading “Gilkerson, Robert A”

Chaffins, Cheryl K

Cheryl Kae Chaffins, 50, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021 in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.  Cheryl was born February 3, 1971 in Huntington a daughter of the late, Glen Roger Chaffins and Arbutus Harris Chaffins Pardue.  Growing up in the C-K area she attended local schools and graduated from C-K High School with the class of 1989.  After graduation she attended Marshall university where she received her Bachelors Degree.  Cheryl was a member of Tri Sigma Sorority.  She was currently employed as a Personal Banker by City National Bank in Huntington.  Chery was involved with the Salvation Army and served on the board of directors.  She also was supportive of Little Victories Animal Rescue.  Cheryl was a member of Kenova United Methodist Church.  She is survived by her brother, William Lenny (Paula) Chaffins; a sister, Kathy (Steve) Bradach; her step father, David Pardue; her significant other, Ben Branson; her niece, Meghan Chaffins and her nephew, Zackary Chaffins.  She also survived by her four lifelong best friends, Deidre Farley, Meredith Fox, Tina Zimmerman and Tiffany Copenhaver; her cat, Kitties and other family and friends who will greatly miss her.  A celebration of her life will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October, 22, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, with Sam Colvin officiating.  Visitation will be two hours before the services and burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or Little Victories Animal Rescue.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Combs, Timothy E “TT”

Timothy Earl Combs, 50, fondly known as “TT”, of Huntington, WV. passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021 at his residence.  Tim was born January11, 1971 in Cabell County, WV. a son of the late Earl and Evelyn Skeens Combs. He worked maintenance at the former Spring Valley Country Club.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his niece Christina Davis. Survivors include two sisters Cindy Dickerson (David) and Wanda Chatterton both of Huntington, WV; two half brothers Earl Combs of Guyandotte, WV. and Gregory Davis of Huntington, WV.; three nieces Kelsie Petticrew, Elizabeth Washington (Kenny) and Taylor France; two nephews Brian Chatteron (Tina) and Andrew Petticrew; three great-nieces Ella Washington, Mia Petticrew and Averly Cole; three great-nephews Andrew Petticrew II, Grayson Petticrew and Logan Bailey. The family would like to express a special thanks to Hospice of Huntington for their loving care of Tim. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Rickman, Doretta M

Doretta Maxine Dixon Rickman, 91, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wayne, W.Va. She was born in Kenova on February 14, 1930 a daughter of the late Carl Cecil and Georgia Lee Bailey Dixon. She had been employed as a bookkeeper at Union Concrete. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. In addition to her parents Doretta was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Rickman who died in 2003; a brother, Carl Denver Dixon; and nephew, Charles Douglas Dixon. She is survived by a son, Dennis Carlton Taylor; sister-in-law, Sally Dixon; niece, Leah Dixon; great nephews, Taylor (Kimberly) Dixon and Robert (Sarah) Dixon; step nephews, John (Kim) Bayes and Corey Bayes; 8 great great nieces and nephews who all loved her very much. She is also survived by her caregivers, Bill and Herma Lynn Davis. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 18, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Booth and Pastor James Asbury officiating. Visitation will be two hours before the service on Monday. Burial will be in Docks Creek Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

Hatten, Lory B.

Lory B. Hatten, 93, of Kenova, W.Va. loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and child of God, passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 11, 2021 at his home. Lory B. was born April 21, 1928 a son of the late Harry Lee and Tilda Osburn Hatten. He graduated from Buffalo High School and served his country in the US Army. He worked as a pipe fitter for Houdaille  Industries, at the Corp. of Engineers at Beech Fork Lake, and drove a bus for the Wayne County Board of Education. He loved the Lord and was a lifetime member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. He was also a member of Kenova Masonic Lodge  #110 AF & AM whose members will conduct graveside rites. Lory B. was an avid sports fan and enjoyed attending Spring Valley and Marshall football games, but the Cincinnati Reds were his number one team. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Jayne Hayes Hatten; an infant son, Samuel Hatten; one granddaughter, Carly Ensley; a sister, Roma Gail Billups; and brothers, William Henry Hatten and Jimmy Lee Hatten. Lory B. Is survived by three daughters and their families, Cindy Ensley and her daughter, Maggie Ensley (Brandon) Williams and their children, Ethan, Cameron and Addison Williams; daughter, Tammy Meadows (David) Thompson and their sons, Dustin Meadows and Kyle (Courtney) Thompson; and daughter, Christy Adkins (Gary) Sessions and daughters, Eden Sessions and Ambria Adkins (Travis) Britton and their children, Ruby and River Britton. He is also survived by his two sisters, Joann Hunt and Floetta (Darrell) Hall, one brother Harry Gene Hatten and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Tammy and Christy would like to express a special thanks to the wonderful caregivers who took such good care of their dad. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Visitation will be two hours before the service on Saturday.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1911 Route 75, Kenova, W. Va. 25530. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com

LeMaster, Alice F

ALICE FAY ADAMS LEMASTER, 79, of Huntington, went Home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 9, 2021, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Alice was born on June 28, 1942, in Otway, Ohio, to the late Leroy and Clara Hoffer Adams. She was a graduate of Otway High School and graduated from Beauty School in Portsmouth, Ohio. Along with her parents, she was also proceeded in death by the love of her life, Billy Allen LeMaster, on July 9, 2016; a sister, Annabelle Adams Austin; and brothers, Tim Adams and Larry Joe Adams. Left behind to cherish her memory are three children, Gina Greene, Billy Allen (Lisa) LeMaster II, and Nikki (Charley) Wood; six grandchildren: Joshua (Victoria) Greene, Ciara LeMaster (Matt Myles), Nicholas (Jessica) Greene, Katie (David) Wendell, Christopher (Haley) LeMaster, Jacob Wood; eight great-grandchildren: Dakota Greene, Mila Myles, Eliona LeMaster, Makzim Wilson, Easton LeMaster, Emmett LeMaster, Joshua David Greene II, and Abby Wendell; brothers, Kenny Adams and Tom Adams; sisters, Sally Adams Cunningham and Sherry Adams Mehaffey; as well as many nieces and nephews. Alice also leaves behind her dogs that she loved dearly, Bella, Coco and Lilly. Alice was a charter member of Spring Valley Freedom Baptist Church, a homemaker, and a deeply devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her love for Christ was demonstrated in the love she had and daily showed for her family, children, and grandchildren. She was the kindest and sweetest woman and a wonderful role model; her example will live on in all who knew and loved her. Visitation services will be held at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, on Wednesday, October 13, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. with a Celebration of Life immediately following at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Spring Valley Memorial Gardens.

Adkins, Lois A

Lois Ann Adkins was born September 24, 1947 and passed into the arms of her Savior Jesus on October 2, 2021. She was a caring wife, sister, grandmother, and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl White and Thelma White, as well as one sister, Betty Lester. She is survived by her loving husband, of 44 years, Chauncey “Red” Adkins. Additionally she is survived by her two children, Rick (Tammy) Adkins of Huntington, WV and Mike (Penny) Adkins of Kenova, WV; four grandchildren, Jeremy Adkins of Huntington, Brittany (Timmy) Arthur of Chesapeake, OH, Corey (Brittany) Adkins of Huntington and Tyler (Chloe) Adkins of Huntington. She is also survived by an honorary daughter, Jenny (Pac) Smith of Kenova and honorary grandchildren, Dustin (Jamie) Smith of Huntington, Coty (Beth) Smith of Catlettsburg, KY and Jacob Smith of Huntington, and a total of 17 great grandchildren. Lois loved spending time in the kitchen, creating meals for her family. She was a skilled seamstress and used her talents to help out many people. She worked at Fannin Chevrolet and later at JC Wells and Sons who she considered family. Lois was a Sunday school teacher, and faithfully served many years at The Family of God Church in Morehead, KY. Most weekends you could find her cooking for church family or being involved in a church activity. After they moved to Huntington, they attended Locust Grove Baptist Church and later at ReClaim Church. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, October 4, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at ReClaim Church with Pastor Corey Adkins officiating and Pastor Joe Planck and Pastor Tim Arthur assisting. Visitation will be two hours before the service. The family asks in lieu of flowers, to please make donations to ReClaim Church. Burial will be Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Brown Cemetery in Morehead, KY. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com. Continue reading “Adkins, Lois A”

Riggs, Marsha S

Marsha Sue Riggs, 76, of Kenova, W.Va. was united with her Savior Sunday, September 26, 2021. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Rollins Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Byard and Pastor Matthew Christian officiating. Interment will follow in Dock’s Creek Cemetery. Marsha was born December 9, 1944, in Kenova, W.Va. a daughter of the late Andrew Wayne and Reba Ball Riggs. She was a graduate of C-K High School and was retired from the Tri-State Airport. Marsha was a member of 20th Street Baptist Church of Kenova where she was a faithful choir member. She loved spending time with family, hosting holiday gatherings, and was a long-time volunteer for the good Samaritan Center. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved sisters Wilda Milam and Elaine Craycraft; a brother-in-law Dale Craycraft and a great-niece Sarah Armstrong. Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law Bernard Riggs (Nancy); a brother-in-law Willie Milam; one niece, Lora Billups; three nephews, David Riggs (Tami), Steve Milam (Melissa), and Joe Milam (Beth); four great-nephews, Gabe Milam, Zach Milam, Cameron Armstrong and Andrew Riggs; three great-nieces, Emily Billups, Jenna Billups and Kathryn Riggs; one aunt, Katie McCallister; one uncle, Carlos Ball (Mary) and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova.  Donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Center in Marsha’s name. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.