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Daisy Lee Fannin - See Daisy Lee Rayburn (Mrs. Roscoe Rayburn)

Jewell Fannin - See Jewell Fannin Tackett (Mrs. Everett Tackett) 

Susan Fannin - See Susan Stamper (Mrs. Andrew Jackson Stamper)

Anna Feist – See Anna Feist Frische (Mrs. William Frische)

From Obituary Notice:
[Fernando Felty]
     Nando Felty born March 9, 1869 in Vanceburg, Lewis, Kentucky. Buried August 18, 1949, Rose Hill Burial Park (section D, Lots 219 and 220), Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky.
     Age 80 years, 5 months, 6 days. Children listed as Fred Felty, John William Felty Harriet L. Felty Taff, Elizabeth A Felty Hughes. One son deceased 1934 (Frank Felty) and one infant son deceased Simon Peter Felty.
     Services by Rev. Joseph S. Faulconer, minister of the First Christian Church on WInchester Avenue at 20th Street in Ashland; Rev. H. B. Smith who spoke of when Nando and Sarah went into the Christian Church at Greenup during Rev. Smith's ministry there; and Rev. Homer E. Felty, son of Nephew Charles and minister at Presbyterian Church in Ironton, Ohio, gave prayer at grave following Elk's ceremonial.
     Other relatives listed attending: Mrs. Emmerson Martwig, niece, Mr. and Mrs. Myrton Chew, Petosky, Michigan (niece), Mr. and Mrs. Charles Felty, Portsmouth, Ohio (nephew), Billy Felty, grandson, Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Blenthinger, Edward Blenthinger, Mrs. W. P. Gilton (Marjorie), Mrs. Earl Felty, Mr. and Mrs. David Nando Felty, Sara Elizabeth Lauer, Mrs. Wanda Felty, Nando Felty II, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taff, Mr. and Mrs. William W. Hughes, Mrs. Ernest Morris, Avelene Morris, Onnie Cox, Mrs. Ed Sullivan, Ernest Logan, Clarence Logan.

Portsmouth Daily Times - Friday July 12, 2002
Jasper D. Felty
     Jasper D. Felty, 99, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at the Golden Years Convalescent Center.
     Born November 24, 1902, in Greenup Co., Ky., to the late Jeff and Matilda Lowder Felty, he was a fromer grocery store owner/operator and an 80-year member of Central Church of Christ, where he as a deacon and elder emeritus.
     He was also preceded in death by his wife, Rheude Litteral Felty; five brothers, Henry, Frank, Earl Sr., Albert and Charles Felty; and two sisters, Gracie and Pearl. Surviving are many nieces and nephews.
     The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m Saturday at the Brant Funeral Home in Portsmouth, with Dennis Dawes, minister, officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Burial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. friday at the funeral home.

The Scioto Voice, November, 27, 2003
Dustin Ferrell
     Dustin S. Ferrell, 23, of Portsmouth, died Thursday November, 20, 2003 at his residence. He was born December 16, 1979 in Cincinnati. He was the son of Gary and Melissa Ridener Ferrell of Ironton and a finaler at Vinyl Kraft in New Boston.
     He is also survived by his wife, Lisa Jones Ferrell; one brother, Jesse Ferrell of Ironton; one sister, April Ferrell of Ironton; a grandmother Thelma Ferrell of South Webster; three nephews; one niece and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Keith and Debbie Jones of Portsmouth.
     A graveside service was held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, November, 24, 2003 at Vernon Cemetery with Winifred Fugitt officiating. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Brant Funeral Home in Sciotoville. The family’s favorite charity is Hospice of Southern Ohio.

Greenup News, Monday, Dec. 10, 1984
Mrs. Goldie Fisher
     Garrison – Funeral Services for Mrs. Goldie Fisher, 81, of Route 1, Garrison who died Monday, Dec. 3 were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore by elder Ernest Burton. Burial was in Parson Cemetery at Garrison.
     Mrs. Fisher was born July 23, 1903, in Greenup County, a daughter of the late Ellis and Anna Lowder Hamm. Her husband, Edward Fisher, died in 1979.
     She was a member of Brushart Christian Church.
     Surviving are three sons, Eddie Fisher of Columbus, Ohio, and Ernest Fisher and Melvin Fisher both of Garrison; five daughters, Mrs. Minnie Griggs of Washington, Ore., Mrs. Olive Evans of Columbus, Mrs. Madeline White of Winchester, Mrs. Marina Yazell of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Mrs. Opal Penant of Portland, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. Ollie Adkins of Greenup and Mrs. Gladys Duewell of Garrison; 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, July 27, 1958
Isaac L. Fisher
     Funeral services are to be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday for Isaac L. Fisher, 68, of 2101 Sixth St., who died at 12 p.m. Monday at Athens State Hospital following an extended illness. Death was attributed to a heart attack.
     Born Feb. 1, 1897, in Greenup County, Ky., he was a son of Wallace and Margaret Fisher.
     Surviving are his wife, Rose; two daughters, Pauline and Donna Sue, both at home, and three brothers, John of Minford Rt. 1, Edward of Brushart, Ky., and Delbert of Portsmouth.
     Mr. Fisher was a member of Church of God in New Boston and had been employed by Norfolk & Western Railway the last 30 years.
     Funeral services are to be conducted at Church of God in New Boston with Rev. Dale Lehman officiating. Burial will be made at Quincy, Ky., under the direction of Mart Glynn Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at the funeral home after 6 tonight.

Rachel Fisher – See Rachel Jamison (Mrs. John S. Jamison)

Portsmouth Times, Saturday, Jan. 31, 1976
     SOUTH SHORE, Ky. – Mrs. Rosa VanBibber Fisher, 65, of South Shore Rt. 1, died Friday at Elmwood Village Convalescent center in Portsmouth, Ohio, after an extended illness.
     She was a Greenup County native, a retired employe of Southern Hills Hospital in Portsmouth and a member of Portsmouth’s Sixth Street Pentoscostal (sic.) Church of Christ. Her husband Isaac Fisher died in 1958.
     Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Donna Stevenson of South Shore and Mrs. Pauline Arthur of Granite St., Wheelersburg, Ohio; two brothers, Tim VanBibber of Quincy and Carl VanBibber of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Emma Bloomfield of Garrison and four grandchildren.
     Rev. Norman Davis is to conduct services at 1 p.m. Monday at Robertson Funeral Home here with burial in Methodist Cemetery at Quincy.
     Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. today, from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday and until the funeral hour Monday.

Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, Sept. 24, 2001
Thelma Fisher, 75
     Thelma Jean Fisher, 75, of Lucasville, died Saturday, September 22, 2001, 11:48 at her residence.
     She was born September, 20, 1926, in Greenup County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Charles and Martha (VanBibber) Hamilton. She was a beautician, owned and operated Fisher’s Beauty Shop, member of Calvary Baptist Church in Piketon, and saw a member of Scioto Valley Grange.
     She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Jeff Baughman of Lucasville; five grandchildren, Kelly Boger, Kristen Crowell, Heather Boger, Sarah Baughman and Alan Baughman; two great-grandchildren, Nikki and Stephanie Crowell; four sisters, Mary Chevalley of Arlington, Virginia, June Walker of Leesburg, Florida, Kay Adair of Leesburg, Florida, and Carol Eichenlaub of Lucasville; and four brothers, Harold Hamilton of Jacksonville, Florida, Herschel Hamilton of West Portsmouth, David "Ernie" Hamilton of West Portsmouth, and Don Hamilton of West Portsmouth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Fisher, on December 26, 2000; a daughter, Sharyn Boger; and one sister, Ruth Hall.
     Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at Calvary Baptist Church in Piketon, with Pastor Jeff Calloway and Pastor Tim Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg. Friends may call at the Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and at the church one hour prior to the service Wednesday.
     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Ohio, 1248 Kinney’s Lane, Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1946
Mrs. George E. Fluke
     Mrs. Helena Logan Fluke, 30, of 20 West Second av., Columbus died Tuesday afternoon at the home of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. John Kitchen 3166 Walnut st. here. She had been ill more than a year.
     Mrs. Fluke is survived by her husband, George E. Fluke of Columbus, a daughter, Barbara Lea?, her mother Mrs. Inez Soller of Columbus and her father, Marion Logan of Portsmouth.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Emrick funeral home and burial will follow in Memorial Park cemetery. Rev. Hollie Conley will officiate. The body may be viewed at the Kitchen residence until noon Friday where it will be moved to the funeral home.

Portsmouth Times, Friday, July 4, 1947
Mrs. Emma S. Fraley
Last rites for Mrs. Emma Shover Fraley, 67, who passed away at her home at Walsh early Thursday, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bennett’s Chapel. Rev James H. Adams and Robert Meenach will officiate and burial will be in the chapel cemetery.
     Until the funeral hour, the body will be at the home of a son, Sherman Fraley of Fullerton. Five children, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren are living, her husband Noah Fraley, and 10 children having preceded her in death.

Ashland Daily Independent, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2004
Hazel M. Harr Fraley
     Hazel M. Harr Fraley, 89, of South Shore, Ky., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.
     She was born June 8, 1914, in Greenup County, Ky., a daughter of the late Benjamin H. Harr and Mary Anna Lawson Harr.
     She attended the former South Shore Pilgrim Holiness Church and was a homemaker and housewife.
     She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman H. Fraley, on Sept. 1, 1993; two daughters, Wanda Saylor and Louise Fraley; three brothers, James E. Harr, Thurman E. Harr and William F. Harr; and one sister, Stella Warnock.
     Surviving are two sons, Charles B. Fraley of South Shore and James S. Fraley of Warner Robin, Ga.; three daughters, Shirley Hawkins of Fort Wayne, Ind., Stella E. Fraley of South Shore and Judy A. Villa of Fredericksburg, Va.; four brothers, Walter Harr of South Shore, Carl B. Harr and Brady P. Harr, both of Columbus, Ohio, and Charles Raymond Harr of Zephryhills, Fla.; one sister, Garnet Pollitt of South Shore; 15 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.
     Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore with the Rev. Mark Baer officiating. Burial will be in Collier Memorial Gardens in South Portsmouth, Ky.
     Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, July 9, 1930
Noah Randolph Fraley
Noah Randolph Fraley, was born July 5, 1875, and died July 5, 1930 on his 55th birthday, in his home at Beechy, Ky. Death was due to heart trouble. Mr. Fraley, who was well known throughout that section, was united in marriage to Emma Shover, on April 4, 1897. To this union 15 children were born. Eight preceded him in death. He leaves his wife and the following children: Joseph, Sherman, Ruby, Noah Jr., Virgil, Arnold at home, Mrs. Joseph Allen of Beechy, Ky.; the following brothers and sisters; William T. Fraley, Johannasburg, Mich.; James Fraley, Fire Brick, Ohio; Mrs. Laura Lawson, 2330 Eighth street. He also leaves a host of other friends and relatives. He united with the Holiness church at McCall, Ky., and was a member for more than 14 years. He later joined the Enterprise Baptist church of Beechy, Ky. Funeral services were held in the Enterprise church at 2:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Robert Meenach conducting the services. Interment was made in the Harr cemetery at Beauty Ridge, Ky.

Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, Sept. 3, 1993
Sherman Fraley, 83, press operator
     Sherman H. Fraley, 83 of South Shore, (Ky.) Route 1, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1993, at home after a long illness,
     Born Jan. 19, 1910, in Greenup Co., Ky., a son of the late Noah R. and Sara Shover, Fraley, he was retired press operator for the General Refactories, retired South Shore policeman and a Kentucky colonel.
     Surviving are his wife, Hazel Harr Fraley, who he married Aug. 4, 1934; two sons, Charles B. Fraley of South Shore and James S. Fraley of Warner Robbins Ga.; four daughters, Wanda M. Saylor, Shirley A. Fairchild and Stella E. Fraley, all of South Shore, and Judy A. Villa of Moline, Ill; a brother, Noah A. Fraley of Westfield, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
     He also was preceded in death by a daughter Louise Fraley; and several brothers and sisters.
     Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore with the Rev. Wilford Maddix and the Rev. Bill Riggs officiating, and interment in Collier Memorial Gardens in South Portsmouth, Ky.
     Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. Saturday.

Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, August 23, 1977
     Garrison, Ky. – Services for Mrs. Addie Mae Frazee, 75, of Garrison, Rt. 1, who died Saturday at Wurtland Manor Nursing Home after a long illness, were to be held Today at Brushart Christian Church, of which she was a member.
     Rev. Gary Franklin was to officiate at the service and burial was to be in Kehoe Cemetery.
     A Greenup County native, she was preceded in death by her husband, John C. in 1977.
     Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Catherine Greene of Garrison Rt. 1; a brother, Elwood Logan of Greenup; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Kotcamp of Springfield, Ohio, and Mrs. Eldeane Harris of Carey, Ohio; a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.
     Arrangements were under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore.

Portsmouth Times, Monday, Oct. 20, 1969
Mrs. Nathan Frazie
     Della Frazie, 76, of Wheelersburg Rt. 3 died Sunday at Malone’s Nursing Home following an extended illness.
     She was a member of Sciotodale Freewill Baptist Church.
     Surviving are her husband, Nathan; four sons, Russell of Ironton, Earl of Dayton, Virgil of Wheelersburg Rt. 3 and Ralph of Sciotoville; four daughters, Mrs. Thelma Johnson, Mrs. Bessie Belcher and Mrs. Doris Miller, all of Sciotoville, and Mrs. Wanda Day of Filmore Lane, Wheelersburg; a brother, Nathan Brown of Quincy, Ky.; 31 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.
     Funeral services are to be conducted Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Sciotodale Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Clarence Conaway and Donald Pegram officiating. Interment is to be in Memorial Burial park.
     Friends may call at Harrison Funeral Home after 7 tonight.

Portsmouth Daily Times, Thursday, Nov. 25, 1982
     Henry Riley Frazee, 72, of Bonser Run Rd. Sciotoville, Rt. 4, died Wednesday at Southern Hills Hospital after a long illness.
     A Greenup County, Ky., native and a member of Bonser Run Christian Baptist Church, he was a retired brickmason foreman at the former Empire-Detroit Steel Corp.
     Surviving are his wife, Melissa Logan Frazee; a son, Michael of Washington D.C.; three daughters, Faye Sherman of Wheelersburg, Charlotte Hardy of Lancaster and Teresa Browning of Sciotoville; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
     Services are planned at 10 a.m. Saturday at Don Wolfe Funeral Home in Sciotoville, with Rev. Frank Smith officiating, and interment in Memorial Burial Park.
     Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 6 [last part missing].

Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 1988
     Malissa Jane Logan Frazee, 74, of Bonser Run, Sciotoville Route 4, died Monday at home after suffering an apparent heart attack.
     A native of Greenup County, Ky., she was a member of Bonser Run Christian Baptist Church.
     Preceded in death by her husband, Henry Riley Frazee, Nov. 24, 1982, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Donald (Faye) Sherman of Wheelersburg, Mrs. Bob J. (Charlotte) Hardy of Lancaster, and Mrs. Billy (Teresa) Browning of Oxford; three brothers, Otho Logan of West Portsmouth, Ralph Logan of Columbus; five sisters, Mary Bellamy of Dayton, Norma Springier of Palm Bay, Fla.; Kathryn Cooper and Delphi Hignite, both of Portsmouth, and Mamie Moulton of Lucasville; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
     Service is 11 a.m. Thursday at Don Wolfe Funeral Home in Sciotoville, with the Rev. Michael Bender officiating, and interment in Memorial Burial Park.
     Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and an hour before the service Thursday.

Matilda Jane Frazee – See Matilda Jane White (Mrs. Freeland White)

Portsmouth Times, Monday, Sept. 29, 1958
Milton J. Frazee
Milton J. Frazee, 59, of Bonser Ave., Sciotoville Rt. 4, was pronounced dead on arrival at 1:15 p.m. Sunday at Portsmouth General Hospital after becoming suddenly ill at his home. Death was attributed to a heart condition.
     Born Oct. 4, 1896, in Greenup County, Ky., he was a son of William M. and Millie Lambert Frazee. June 1, 1919 he was married to Ethyl Flake Frazee, who survives.
     Also surviving are three brothers, Louis Frazee of Hike, Ky., Clyde Frazee of Stockdale and Henry Frazee of Sciotoville, and two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Bush of New Boston and Mrs. Frances Pence of Quincy, Ky.
     He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
     Mr. Frazee had resided in the Sciotoville community the last 21 years and was employed as a crain follower by Detroit Steel Corp.
     Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Enterprise Baptist Church in New Boston with Rev. H. O. Logan officiating. Burial will be made in Floral Hill Memory Gardens under the direction of Gill Funeral Home.

Portsmouth Daily Times, Thursday, Dec. 12, 1985
     WHEELERSBURG – Nathan G. Frazie, 97, of Allentown, died Wednesday at Greenbriar Convalescent Center here.
     A native of Greenup County, Ky., he was a retired employee of Empire-Detroit Steel Corp. and was a member of Sciotodale Freewill Baptist Church.
     Preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Della Brown Frazie, he is survived by four sons, Russell Frazee of Ironton, Virgil and Earl Frazie, both of Wheelersburg, and the Rev. Ralph Frazie of Portsmouth; four daughters, Mrs. Thelma Johnson of Sciotoville, Mrs. Besie Belcher and Mrs. Doris Miller, both of Sciotodale and Mrs. Wanda Day of Wheelersburg; a half brother Virgil Frazee of South Point; a half sister, Mrs. Olive Ross of Illinois; 31 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
     Service is to be at 2 p.m. Friday at Harrison Funeral Home here, with the Rev. Redford Meadows and the Rev. Ralph Frazie officiating, and interment in Memorial Burial Park.
     Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 10 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the service hour Friday.

Portsmouth Times, Oct. 25, 1922
Mrs. Anna Feist Frische
One of the city’s best known residents, Mrs. Anna Feist Frische wife of William Frische, of 1815 Eleventh street, passed away at her home at 12:50 this afternoon after a long illness of complications.
     She had been ailing for several years but been bedfast only a week. Her condition had been dangerous for several days.
     Mrs. Frische was born near Wheelersburg, this county, March 14, 1879, a daughter of John and Rose Frische. Her young life was spent near her birthplace and after her marriage nineteen years ago, she located in Portsmouth where she made it her home until death.
     Surviving are husband, William Frische, three sisters, Miss Caroline Feist of this city, Sister Simplica of St. Francis Hospital, Columbus, Sister M. Caroline of St. Aloy?? Academy, New Lexington, O and brother Will Feist of Dogwood Ridge.
     Mrs. Frische was a member of Holy Redeemer church for some years. She had made a legion of friends since coming to Portsmouth and they will learn of her death with great sorrow.
     Funeral services will be held probably Friday morning from Holy Redeemer church.

Elizabeth Mary "Mayme" Frische - See Elizabeth (Mayme) Montavon (Mrs. Winabald A. Montavan

Portsmouth Times, Nov. 5, 1918
Henry Frische
Death at 5 a.m. Tuesday claimed Henry Frische, a highly respected resident of Dogwood Ridge. For several years he has been ailing, but did not take to his bed until last Thursday evening, death being attributed to Bright’s disease. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic church at Wheelersburg, and has always been a resident of that village. The following relatives survive: His wife, Elizabeth, nine children: William Frische, Mrs. Winnibald Montavon, of Portsmouth, Mrs. Kate Delabar, Mrs. John Simon, Mrs. John Sherman and John Frische of Wheelersburg, Mrs., William Feist of South Webster, Henry and Rose Frische at home; one brother, John Frische of Ironton; the following grandchildren; Mary, Gertrude, Carl Edward and Albert Delabar, Edith, Elizabeth and Henry Simon, John and Elizabeth Feist and George Sherman.

Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, July 23, 2004
Sybil Fultz, 84
     Sybil Loriane Fultz, 84, of Cleveland, died Oct. 29, 2003, at a Cleveland hospital.
     She was born Dec. 24, 1918, in Carter County, Ky., a daughter of the late John Zornes and Effie Zornes.
     Surviving are son, James Fultz; sisters, Eva Mae Sawler and Freida Cluff; and brother, Delbert Zornes.
     Graveside memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Zornes-Carver Cemetery, Smith, Creek, Carter County, with Kevin Angel officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Garrison (Ky.) Funeral Chapel.

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