BETTY RUTH SMITH WILLIAMSON, 86, of Kenova, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in the Cabell Health Care Center. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Pastor Scott Byard officiating. Interment will follow in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Ceredo, W.Va. Betty was born February 24, 1932 in Wayne County W.Va., a daughter of the late Charlie and Leta Wood Smith. She attended the First Independent Missionary Baptist Church in Kenova. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Carl Williamson, four sisters and one brother. She is survived by one daughter and son-in- law, Rebecca Carver (Bobby); two grandchildren, Eric Carver and Spencer Carver; one sister, Jo Ann Langdon; one niece and one nephew. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
SHARON ANN BURD ADKINS, 67, of Apple Grove, W.Va., passed away Monday, November 19, 2018, in Pleasant Valley Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, November 23, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Pastor Ray Vance officiating. Interment will follow in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. Sharon was born July 21, 1951, in Cabell County W.Va., a daughter of the late Herman and Olive Christian Burd. She was a sorter with the former Owens-Illinois Glass Company. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 18 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her beloved husband Jerry L. Adkins; one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry L. Adkins (Sarah); five grandchildren, Melissa Gibson, Tiffany Adkins “Tyler”, Dylan Kitchen and Brandon and Wyatt Adkins; one great-grandchild, Easton Jenkins; three sisters, Tina, Brenda and Sonja; four brothers, Ronald, Jason, Homer and Arthur Burd, and several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, November 23, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Carolyn Jean Starkey Nicholson 74, of Ceredo, WV, went home to be with her Savior on Saturday November 17, 2018. Visitation will be conducted Tuesday evening November 20, 2018 from 6pm – 8pm at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. Funeral services will also be held at Rollins Funeral Home on Wednesday November 21, 2018 at 11am by Pastor Paul Cantrell, with burial to follow at Union Cemetery in Lesage, WV. Carolyn was born on November 6, 1944, to the late Harry and Pauline Starkey. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and for many years, had a servant’s heart. Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Ronald G. Nicholson, her children Daniel K. Nicholson (Jamie) and Pamela S. Nicholson, eight grandchildren: Kristy J. DeLong (Jimmy), Sean Gue (Kelli), Jessica Nicholson, Jonathan Nicholson (Lacey), Alyson Gue, Miranda Gue, a very special Sarah Gue, and Maddie Nicholson, three great-grandchildren Brenna, Mason, and Logan Gue, her sisters Phyllis Spurlock and Mary Clagg, and three sisters-in-law Doris Rider, Bonnie Wallace (Windell), and Pat Stutler (Larry). Carolyn was loved by numerous family members and friends, including a very special family friend Trisha Knopp Scott (Andy). Carolyn was a devoted Christian, a member of Kenova Church of God, dearly devoted to the Good Samaritan Center in Kenova, WV, and had a passion for the back pack ministry. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Good Samaritan Center in Kenova (1523 Chestnut Street Kenova, WV 25530).
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.
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 Continue reading “Slone, Larry E”
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”
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.
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.
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.
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.