Scioto Voice, 6 Mar. 1996
Pearl Alice Walker, 88 of Pleasant Hill Manor in Piketon, died Saturday, March 2, at a Waverly hospital.
Born Feb. 14, 1908, in Greenup Co., Ky., a daughter of the late Everett Smith and Lucy Williams Smith, she was a homaker and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.
Preceded in Death in 1972 by her husband, Ernest Walker, who she married in 1923, she is survived by a brother, Walker Smith of Lucasville; a sister, Minnie Clark of Greenville; and several nephews and nieces.
She also was preceded in death by two sister, Ethel Green and Nettie Smith; and a brother, Frank Smith.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Erwin – Dodson – Allen Funeral Home in Minford, with the Rev. Jeffery L. Smith officiating and interment in Lucasville Cemetery.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003
Ruby Wallace, 77
Ruby Wallace, 77, of Lucasville, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 6, 1926, on Blue Run, Lucasville, a daughter of the late Virgil Ellis and Lydia Mary Billups Green.
She also was preceded in death by her husband Morton Otis Wallace, Apr. 24, 1999; two brothers, Alvin and Earl Green.
She is survived by three daughters, Linda Lou (James) Rayburn of Grove City, Mary Lydia Wallace of South Carolina, Martha L. Wallace of New Boston; four sons, Morton E. Wallace of Portsmouth, Harold (Gloria) Wallace of Minford, Donald Lee (Annette) Wallace of Lucasville, Thomas Otis (Renee) Wallace of Lucasville; four brothers, Nye Green of Columbus, Ulysses Green of Lucasville, Elwood Green of London, Ohio, Lewis Green of Texas; three sisters, Ruth Dever of Columbus, Clara Rogers of Greenville, Ohio, and Phyllis Lee of London, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Noon, Friday, Dec. 5, 2003, at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville, with Elwood Green officiating. Burial to follow in Jacob Cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.
Anna Marie Walters - See Anna Jeffords (Mrs. Frederick "Fred" John Jefford)
Unknown newspaper, unknown date.
Norman Fred Waltz, 89, of Morehead, died Wednesday at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead.
Mr. Waltz was born June 16, 1922, in Rowan County, the son of the late Russell Logan and Hannah Bell McCormick Waltz.
He was a farmer and carpenter and a member of the Cranston Church of God.
He is survived by his wife, Ida Delona Tackett Waltz; a son, Randy Waltz of Morehead; three daughters, Bernice McCleese and Anna Armstrong, both of Morehead, and Connie Kelly of West Liberty; six sisters, Thelma Estep and Mary Egan, both of Morehead, Opal Tackett of West Chester, Ohio, Onolda Caudill of Springfield, Ohio, Faye Adkins of Batavia, Ohio, and Wanda Littleton of Wallingford; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Northcutt and Sons Home for Funerals in Morehead by Elder Ciphers Littleton, the Rev. Elijah Tackett and the Rev. Max Molihan. Burial will follow in the Hogge Cemetery on Cranston Road.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today and all day Saturday at the funeral home
Portsmouth Daily Times - Sunday March 2, 2003
Freda Warnock, 67
Freda C. Warnock, 67, of Lucasville, Died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 11, 1935, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Lou Logan, Patrick. She also was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Lee.
Surviving are her husband, Max G. Warnock, who she married Sept. 27, 1952, in New Boston; two daughters, Pamela (Kenneth) Tillman of Raymond, Ohio, and Paula (Richard) Foley of Richwood, Ohio; one son, Dexter Warnock; five grandchildren, Tara Spicer, Angie Warnock, Arlene Cook, and Richie and Ryan Foley and six grandchildren, Taylor, Ali, Katie, Ivory, MaKayla and Jayden.
She was a former correction supervisor at Marysville Reformatory for Women, a Portsmouth East High School graduate, and a member of Scioto Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2003, at Scioto Baptist Church, with Pastor Dave Lute officiating. Internment will follow at Scioto Cemetery on Cockrell's Run. Friends my call Sunday 2 to 6 p. m. at McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville and an hour before the funeral at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Freda A. Warnock Athletic Scholarship Fund, c/o Shawnee State Development Foundation, 940 Second St., Portsmouth, OH 45662.
Lorena May Warnock - See Lorena May Van Bibber (Mrs. Cyrus Van Bibber)
Portsmouth Daily Times, Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998
Arthur Weaver, 57
Arthur Leroy "Bo" Weaver Jr., 57, of Sciotoville, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
Born Aug. 7, 1940, son of the late Arthur Leroy Weaver and Vina Elizabeth Horner Weaver, he was a construction worker and a member of Adams Memorial United Methodist Church at Slocum Station.
He is survived by one brother, David Weaver of Delaware, Ohio; five sisters, Virginia M. Fannin, Sandra Johnson and Susan Gerlach, all of Wheelersburg, Mary Ann Abbott of Minford, and Ruth Lute of Franklin Furnace; and one aunt.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Robert Weaver.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Don Wolfe Funeral Home in Sciotoville, with the Rev. James A. Gore officiating, and interment in Vernon Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, Aug. 1, 1994
Vina Weaver, 79, Sciotoville resident
Vina Elizabeth Weaver, 79, of Slocum Heights, Sciotoville, died Sunday, July 31, 1994, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
Born Dec. 12, 1914, in Garrison, Ky., a daughter of the late Arch Horner and Eller Cremeans Horner, she was member of Adams Memorial Methodist Church at Slocum Station.
She also was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Leroy Weaver Sr., whom she married Nov. 29, 1932 in Lyra; two sons, Thomas and Robert Weaver; four brothers, Millard, Arthur, Fred and Archie Horner; and a sister Grace Loop.
Surviving are two sons, Arthur L. Weaver Jr. of Sciotoville and David Weaver of Delaware; five daughters, Virginia Fannin of Sciotoville, Mary Ann Abbott of Minford, Ruth Lute of Chillicothe, Sandra (sic. Johnson) Fannin of Wheelersburg and Susan Gerlach of Wheelersburg; a sister Bessie Riggs of New Boston; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Don Wolfe Funeral Home in Sciotoville, with Rev. James Gore officiating, and interment in Vernon Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and for an hour before the services Thursday.
Columbus Dispatch, Sept. 5, 1998
Ellen Marie Webb, 57, of Ashville passed away Sept. 4, 1998 at Doctors North Hospital. Born Sept. 30, 1940 in Portsmouth, Oh. To the late Homard and Sarah Marie Cumbie Logan. She was a Machine Operator for Circle Plastics. Survived by husband, Harry Webb; son Gary Edward Webb, So. Bloomfield; daughter Valerie Marie Webb, Columbus; brothers Marvin and Gary Logan both of Portsmouth, sister, Bronna Seibert, Portsmouth; grandchildren, Melissa and Christina Webb. Several Nieces and Nephews. Friends may call Mon. Sept. 7, 1998 from 2-8 at the OLIVER FUNERAL HOME, Ashville where service will be held Tues. Sept. 8, 1998 2 p.m. Interment Harrison Twp. Cemetery.
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Sept. 15,
Wheelersburg - Chester R. Wessell, 60, of 1037 Pinehurst St., died Tuesday night at Scioto Memorial Hospital.
A native of Scioto County and an Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Sciotoville United Methodist Church, Disabled American Veterans, Wheelersburg Veterans of Foreign Wars and the United Commercial Travelers.
Surviving are his wife Mary L. Schwamberger Wessell, three daughters, Mrs. Mary Frances Gee of Wheelersburg, Rt. 1, Mrs. Phyllis Ann Shanks of Baltimore and Bernita Wessell of Athens, five brothers, Lester of Caverts Lane, West Portsmouth, Dayne of Lucasville Rt. 4, Bernard of Sciotoville Rt. 2, George of Lucasville Rt. 2, and Ivan of Idaho Falls, Idaho, a sister Mrs. Olive Pinson of Wheelersburg, Rt. 1 and five grandchildren.
Rev. Don Williams and Phillip Malone are to conduct services at 2 p.m. Saturday at Don Wolfe Funeral Home in Sciotoville, with burial in Floral Hills Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Thursday.
Portsmouth Times, June 8, 1983
Mrs. Darthula Musser White, 79, formerly of Cliffside House, New Boston, died Tuesday at Heartland of Portsmouth.
A native of Greenup County, Ky., she was a retired cook at the American Restaurant in New Boston and was a member of Camp Bennett Christian Baptist Church.
Surviving are four sons, Rev. Marion White, 4227 Dever St., North Moreland, Douglas White of Cincinnati, Donald White of Glen Burnie Md. and Paul E. White of Sciotoville, Rt. 4; a brother Ernest Musser, 4021 Rhodes Ave, New Boston; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services are planned at 10 a.m. Friday at Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home with Rev. J. O. Shepherd officiating and interment in Memorial Burial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home form 7 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Portsmouth Times, Monday, Jan. 23, 1956
Mrs. Freeland White
Greenup, Ky. – Mrs. Matilda Jane White, 76, wife of Freeland White, died at 2:40 a.m. today at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Didama Sanders of Alcorn.
A native of Greenup County, Mrs. White was born Nov. 7 1879, to Lewis and Sarah Smith Frazee.
Also surviving are four sons, Willie of New Boston, Lewis of Argillite, Cleve of Greenup and Mason of Wurtland; three daughter, Mrs. Alva Baldridge of Argillite, Mrs. Baker Moore and Mrs. Beecher Arnett of Greenup; four brothers, Mason of Wheelersburg, John of Tygarts Valley, Virgil of Huntington and George of Columbus; two sisters, Mrs. Rosella Wooten of Columbus and Mrs. Ollie Rose of Portsmouth, 64 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.
The body is at Riggs-Sammons Funeral Home pending arrangements.
Greenup News, Friday, Jan. 27, 1956
Death comes to Matilda Jane White, 76
A native Greenup Countian, Mrs. Matilda Jane White, died Monday at 2:40 a.m. at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Didama Sanders of Alcorn. She was 76.
The wife of Freeland White, she was born Nov. 7, 1879, a daughter of the late Lewis and Sarah Smith Frazee.
Other survivors include four sons and three daughters. They are: Willie White, New Boston, O; Lewis White, Argillite; Cleve White, Greenup; Mason White, Wurtland; Mrs. Alva Baldridge, Argillite; Mrs. Baker Moore, Greenup; and Mrs. Beecher Arnett, Greenup.
Four brothers and two sisters also survive. They are: John Frazee, Tygarts Valley; Mason Frazee, Wheelersburg, O; Virgil Frazee of Huntington; George Frazee of Columbus, O; Mrs. Rosella Wooten, Columbus; and Mrs. Ollie Rose of Portsmouth.
Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Kehoe Church. Burial was in Kehoe Cemetery.
Riggs-Sammons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Portsmouth Times, Monday, Apr. 2, 1956
William F. White
Greenup, Ky. -- William F. White, 84 year old Greenup resident, died at 11 a.m. Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Beecher Arnett of Greenup.
Born, July 8, 1872, in Elliott Co., Ky., he was a son of James and Diadama Conn White. His wife, Matilda, died Jan. 23.
Surviving besides Mrs. Arnett are three other daughters, Mrs. Didama Sanders and Mrs. Baker Moore of Greenup and Mrs. Alva Baldridge of Argillite; four sons, William of New Boston, Lewis of Argillite, Cleve of Greenup and Mason of Wurtland, 44 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are five brothers, Tom, Ed and Lacy of Muncie Ind., and Ike and Sam; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Cox of New Castle, Ind., Mrs. Clarence Crouch of West Liberty, Ky., and Mrs. Carl Cratt in Indiana.
Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kehoe Church and burial will be in Kehoe Cemetery directed by Riggs-Sammons Funeral Home. Friends my call at Mrs. Arnett’s home.
Greenup News, Friday, Apr. 6, 1956
William F. White, 84, Claimed at Daughter’s Home
Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. for William F. White, 84, of Greenup, who died Sunday at 11 a.m. at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Beecher Arnett, here.
The rites were said in the Kehoe church. Burial was in Kehoe Cemetery.
A native of Elliott County, White was born July 8, 1872. He was a son of the late James and Didama Conn White.
His wife, Matilda, died two and one-half months ago.
Surviving are three other daughters, Mrs. Dadama Saunders and Mrs. Baker Moore, both of Greenup, Mrs. Alva Baldridge of Argillite, William of New Boston, O., Cleve of Greenup and Mason of Wurtland.
Five brothers and three sister also survive. They are: Tom, Ed and Lacy White, all of Muncie, Ind., Ike and Sam White, Mrs. Elizabeth Cox of New Castle, Ind., Mrs. Clarence Crouch of West Liberty and Mrs. Carl Crau, of Indiana.
Riggs-Sammons Funeral Home cared for the arrangements.
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, May 19, 1976
Services for Rev. Willie F. White, 79, of 1731 Valley St., North Moreland, are to be conducted by Revs. Calvin Smith and Roy Fannin at 1 p.m. Friday at Milldale Road Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Rev. White, a Greenup County, Ky., died Monday at Mercy Hospital. He was a retied Empire- Detroit Steel employe, a member of United Steelworkers Local 2116 and a member of the Church of Christ in Christian Union, 12th and Gay St.
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Bear White; four sons, Rev. William M. White, 4227 Dever St. North Moreland, Douglas of Cincinnati, Donald of Glen Burnie Md. and Paul 1727 Valley St., North Moreland; a daughter, Mrs. Anna J. Pressley of Lucasville, Rt. 4; a stepdaughter Mrs. Bonnie Pierce of New Boston; three brothers, Lewis White of Argillite, Ky., Cleveland White of South Shore, Ky., and Nathan White of North Carolina; three sisters, Mrs. Diadame Saunders of Greenup., Ky., Mrs. Jenetta Baldridge of Argillite, and Mrs. Grace Arnett of Indiana; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Burial is to be in Kehoe, Ky. Friends may call at Pennington Funeral Home in New Boston after 7 tonight and until 11 a.m. Friday, when the body is to be moved to the church.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001
Hilda Whitt, 81
Hilda M. Whitt, 81, of New Boston, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
She was born April 8, 1919 in New Boston, a daughter of the late Everett Liles and Myrtle Cooper Liles. She was a graduate of Glenwood High School and an employee of the former William Manufacturing Company, a long time poll worker, and a member of AARP, the New Boston Over 55 Club and the New Boston First Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are one stepson, Norman M. Bush of Huber Heights; one brother, Eugene Liles of New Boston; one granddaughter, Kelli Carrier; four step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one goddaughter, Susan Goodwin, whom she raised.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Melvin Bush, in 1971; second husband, Walter N. Whitt in 1979; one son, Blaine Bush, in 1999; one sister, Frances Royster; and two brothers, Frank Gerald Liles and Ogle Leland Liles.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at D. W. Swick Funeral Home in New Boston, with the Rev. James Patrick officiating, and interment in Memorial Burial Park.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, Friday April 28, 1950
Woman Dies While Visiting Son at Mulberry Grove
Mrs. Eliza J. Williams of Urbana Was Grandmother of 84 Children
Mrs. Eliza Jane Williams, 85, mother of Frank A. Williams of this city, passed away at the home of her son, Joseph Williams, in Mulberry Grove at 4:35 p. m., Friday, following an illness of complications due to old age. Mrs. Williams had made her home for many years with a daughter, Mrs. Nellie Francisco of Urbana and about a month ago came to Mulberry Grove to visit with her son and was taken ill while there.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Runnells Funeral Home, the Rev. Harold B. Groff of this city officiating. Interment was at the Mulberry Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams' maiden name was Eliza Jane Day, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Jordan) Day and she was born in Louis county, Kentucky, January 14 1865, and was aged 85 years, three months and 14 days. She was married to Milford Williams at Tolono, who has preceded her in death. Surviving are six sons, Frank of Greenville, John of Scioto Furnace, Ohio, Harry and George of Huntington, W. Va., James of East St. Louis and Joseph of Mulberry Grove and one daughter, Mrs. Nellie Francisco of Urbana. Three children, Danny, Ella and Tempa have preceded her in death. She is also survived by two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Alice Moore, Mrs. Ollie Keeney and Charles Day, all of Arthur and 56 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. Three sisters and six brothers have preceded her in death.
Sophia Josephine Williams - See Sophia Ramey Scherer (Mrs. Harland Hubert Ramey and Mrs. Elba Scherer)
Portsmouth Times, Thursday, Feb. 6, 1936
Resident Of Wheelersburg Vicinity Dies At His Home
Death at 9:30 p. m. Wednesday claimed Milford Williams of Wheelersburg route 1, after an illness of the last three days of asthma and pleurisy. Mr. Williams had lived in the Wheelersburg community for many years.
He was born on Jan. 25, 1859, in Morgan county, Ky., and was a son of Harvey and Tempa Williams. He was married on Sept. 4, 1880.
Mr. Williams is survived by his wife, Mrs. Liza Jane Williams an these children: John and George of Camp Bennett, Harry and James of South Webster rout 1, Frank of Greenville, Ill., Joe of Mulberry, Ill., and Mrs. Nellie Francisco of Champaign, Ill. He also leaves a brother Frank of South Webster and 20 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Tuttleville cemetery at 2 p. m. Friday with Rev. W. L. Huffman officiating. Burial will be under the direction of D. W. Davis.
Lucy Ann Williams - See Lucy Smith (Mrs. Everettt Elsworth Smith)
Nettie Williams - See Nettie Williams Van Bibber (Mrs. Harrison Van Bibber)
Portsmouth Daily Times, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003
Donald Willis Sr., 68
Donald H. "Red" Willis Sr., 68, of Vanceburg, Ky., died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at the home of a daughter.
He was born Nov. 30, 1934, in Garrison, Ky., to the late Hobert and Hazel Logan Willis. He was an Army veteran.
Surviving are son, Donald H. Willis Jr.; daughters, Brenda Howard and Joy Gilliam; brother Cheslee Willis; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Gaydos Funeral Home in Vanceburg, with Al Owens officiating and interment in Lewis County Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Dec. 23, 2003
Dorene Willis, 84
Dorene Royster Willis, 84, of South Shore, Ky., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at her residence.
She was born in Greenup Co., Ky., May 31, 1919, a daughter of the late Alvin Royster and Lucy Greene Royster. She was a homemaker and a member of the Kings Addition Baptist Church in South Shore, Ky.
Surviving are her husband, Herbert O. Willis, who she married July 3, 1936; two sons, Herbert A. Willis of South Shore, Ky., and Melvin Lee Willis of Wheeler, Texas; two grandchildren, Melva Hensley and Mike Willis,; and two great-grandchildren, Rex Hensley and Todd Garman.
She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel W. Willis.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky., with Elder James Hobbs officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery in Quincy, KY. Friends may call at the Roberson Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from noon until the funeral hour Wednesday
Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 1990
Hazel Beatrice Willis, 73, of 802 Fairlane Drive, Vanceburg, Ky., died Monday Oct. 29, 1990, at home after a long illness.
Born June 15, 1917, in Garrison, Ky., a daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Lewis Logan, she was a member of Vanceburg United Methodist Church.
Preceded in Death March 14, 1988 by her husband, Hobart Wilson Willis Sr. she is survived by three sons, Donald "Red" Willis and Cheslee Willis, both of Vanceburg, and Hobart Willis Jr. of Chesapeake; a bother, Junior Logan of Toledo; three sisters, Virginia McKinney of Vanceburg Route 2, Annie Cameron of Toledo, and Louise Hobbs of Lavern, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Service is 2 p.m. Thursday at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg, with interment in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Vanceburg.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until the service Thursday.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, Mar. 15,
Hobart W. Willis Sr., 76, of Fairlane Drive, Vanceburg, Ky., died Monday at Mercy Hospital.
A native of Garrison, Ky., he was retired from the Lewis County (Ky.) Board of Education. He had been Lewis County Circuit Court Clerk from 1946 to 1957 and County Magistrate in District 2 from 1965 to 1977. He was a 1930 Graduate of Lewis County High School, and a member of Vanceburg United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Logan Willis; three sons, Donald "Red" and Cheslee, both of Vanceburg, and Hobart Willis Jr. of Chesapeake; three brothers, Raymond Willis of Garrison, J. T. Willis of Columbia, S.C., and Bruce Willis of Ironton; two sisters, Mary Corns of Ironton and Vera Lee Day of Chicago, Ill.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Service is 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg, with Rev. Sam Greening officiating and interment in Lewis County Memory Gardens in Vanceburg.
Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, Sept. 19,
Jasper D. Willis, 80, of Garrison, Ky., died Thursday at home after a long illness.
A native of Greenup County, Ky., he was a retired construction worker and a member of Quincy Faith Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Smith Willis; a daughter, Mrs. Maxine Pennywitt of West Portsmouth; a son Clayton Willis of Lexington, Ky.; a sister, Pearl Bentley of Firebrick, Ky.; a brother, Herb Willis of Pheonix Ariz.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is 1 p.m. Sunday at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg, Ky., with Clarence Rigsby, minister, officiating, and interment in Sunset Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Mary Jane Willis - See Mary Jane Hyslop (Mrs. David Adams and Mrs. William Hyslop)
Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, Mar. 1, 1982
William Joseph (Joe) Willis, 65, of 2136 Seventh St., died Sunday at Mercy Hospital.
He was a native of Lewis County, Ky.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ernestine Liles Willis; three sons, Dexter of Portsmouth and Joe Ed and Elmer both of Garrison, Ky.; two daughters, Mrs. Mae Scott and Mrs. Leanne Clark, both of Vanceburg, Ky.; four brothers, Hobart of Vanceburg, Bruce of Ironton, Raymond of Garrison and J. P. of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, Mary Corns of Ironton and Vera Day of Chicago, Ill.; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services are planned at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bivens Chapel Church at Garrison, with Rev. Johnny Sparks officiating, and burial in Willis Cemetery there.
Friends may call at Brant Funeral Home in Vanceburg after 6 tonight.
Sally Kathryn Willis - See Sally Kathryn Kathryn Kitchen (Mrs. Robert George Kitchen)
Portsmouth Times, Thursday, July 15, 1954
Mrs. Jerry T. Winfrey
Mrs. Yvonne Lee Winfrey, 21, daughter of Milford A. and Ada Clark Logan of West Portsmouth and wife of Jerry T. Winfrey, in the Navy, passed away early today following a heart attack at the parents’ home.
Melcher ambulance rushed her to the Portsmouth General Hospital, but she was pronounced dead on arrival.
Mrs. Winfrey was born in Portsmouth Jan. 15, 1933. She was married last May 7 in Liberty, Ind.
Besides her husband and her parents she is survived by two sisters, Miss Betty Logan of Cleveland and Dorothy Ann Logan, at home, and a brother, Wayne, at home.
The body will be moved from Melcher Funeral Home to the residence at 305 Walnut St., West Portsmouth, late today. Funeral services will be held Saturday, pending arrival of the husband.
Rose Marie Winkler - See Marie Haffner (Mrs. Otto Haffner)
Carrie Wolfe - See Carrie Wolfe Jamison (Mrs. John S. Jamison)
Anna Mable Wolfe - See Anna Mable Madden (Mrs. Virgil Madden)
Chloe M. Wolfe - See Chloe M. Wolfe Tucker (Mrs. Roy Tucker)
Christie Ann Wolfe - See Christie Ann Kiser (Mrs. Dennis Kiser)
The Greenup News, Friday, May 15, 1936
Mrs. Dixie Wolf
Mrs. Dixie Wolf, 77, wife of Fred Wolf of Three Prong, Ky., died at 2 A.M., Thursday, of Pneumonia. She is survived by her husband and the following children; Charles, Fullerton, Ky.; Frank, Hike, Ky.; Fred, Will, Coon, Sydney, Follett and Dewey at Lowder, Ky.; Miss Bertha Wolf, of Brushart, Ky.; Miss Carrie Wolf, of Rexton, Ky. She is also sruvved (sic., survived) by the following brothers and sisters Mrs. Ollie Dummitt, Hike, Ky.; Mrs. Lynn Mellon, Ashland, Ky.; Steve Hamilton, Lexington, Ky.; Albert Hamilton, News Boston, Ohio; and Henry Hamilton, Rexton, Ky. Funeral services will be held at the Grassey School with Rev. Denbo Smith in charge. Interment will be made in the Boone Furnace Cemetery under the direction of the Stapf Funeral Home.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 1995
Flora Wolfe, 92, homemaker
Flora Miller Wolfe, 92, of Greenup, Ky., died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1996, at a Russell, Ky., hospital.
Born June 10, 1904, in Greenup County, Ky., a daughter of the late J. D. Miller and Minnie Parson Miller, she was a homemaker and a member of the Brushart Christian Church for 78 years.
Preceded in death by her husband, Follett Wolfe, Dec. 17, 1982, she is survived by three sons, H. B. Wolfe and J. D. Wolfe, both of Greenup, and Tolbert Wolfe of Columbus, two daughters, Mable Madden of Garrison, Ky., and Eldean Madden of Greenup; three brothers, Joseph Miller of Greenup, James Miller of York, Ky., and Wayne Miller of New Boston; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by five sisters, Mettie Quillen, Dorthula Darnell, Eva Bailey, Sylvia Miller and Dorene Miller; seven brothers, William, Homer, Hiram, Edward, Elbert, Charley and Lloyd Miller; and a grandson.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Brushart Christian Church, with the Rev. Ronnie Arnett and the Rev. Davis Kidd officiating and interment in the Logan Cemetery at Garrison Route 1.
Friends may call at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky., from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Saturday, Dec. 18,
South Shore, Ky. – Follett Wolfe, 86, of Lloyd, died Friday at Mercy Hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio, after a long illness.
A native of Greenup County, he was a retired farmer and a member of Brushart Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Flora Miller Wolfe; three sons, H. B. and J. D. Wolfe, both of Greenup, and Tolbert of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Mable Madden of Garrison and Mrs. Eldean Madden of Lloyd; a brother, Dewey and a sister Mrs. Carrie Jamison, both of Garrison Rt. 1; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services are planned at 1 p.m. Monday at the church with Davis Kidd and Ronnie Arnett, ministers, officiating and burial in Logan Cemetery at Garrison Rt. 1.
Friends may call at Roberson Funeral Home from 7 to 9 tonight, from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and until the hour of services Monday. The family’s favorite charity is the church.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Saturday, July 25,
Mary Elizabeth Wolfe, 66, of Big White Oak, South Shore (Ky.) Route 2, died Friday in a Bellefonte, Ky., hospital after a long illness.
She was a native of Greenup County, Ky.
Her husband, Nevel Wolfe, died in 1986.
Surviving are a son N. Colman Wolfe of South Shore Route 2; a brother Averal Billups of South Shore; two sisters, Ellen Hughes of Tucson, Ariz., and Ruth Adkins of Troy; and five grandchildren.
Service is 1 p.m. Monday at Morton-Fugate Funeral Home in South Shore, with the Rev. Wilford Maddix officiating, and burial in Siloam Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 tonight and from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, Jane 31,
Nevel Wolfe, 68, of Big White Oak, South Shore (Ky.) Route 2, died Wednesday at a Bellefonte, Ky., hospital.
A native of Kehoe, Ky., he was a retired farmer.
Surviving are his wife, Mary E. Billups Wolfe; a son, Colman Wolfe of Big White Oak; a brother, Milford Wolfe of Three Prong, Ky.; a sister Dixie Madden of West Union; and five grandchildren.
Funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday at Morton Funeral Home at South Shore, with the Rev. Wilford Maddix officiating, and interment in Siloam Cemetery.
Friends may call today, and from 11 a.m. until the service Saturday at the funeral home.
The Germantown Press, Thursday, Sept. 22, 1938
When Car is Struck by B & O Train
Mrs. Rebecca Woodward, age 44, years, wife of Elmer Woodward, living on the Carlisle Pike, several miles north of Germantown, was instantly killed at 1:30 o’clock, Tuesday afternoon when the car she was driving was struck by a fast southbound B & O train, two miles below Carlisle.
She was returning home from Middletown when struck by the train. The car was carried 1300 feet from the point of impact. Her body was removed from wreck and taken to the Unglesby funeral home, in Franklin, and later the John Arpp funeral home in Germantown.
For the past three years she had resided in and near Germantown, prior to that time she had been a resident of Middletown. She was a former employee of the Wrenn Paper Co., at Middletown where her husband is now employed.
Surviving are her husband, four nieces, Carrie Zornes, who made her home with the Woodwards, Maude Whitt, of Middletown, Grace Todd, of Tucson, Arizona, three nephews, Homer, Dud and Charles Zornes, all of Middletown.
Funeral services had not been arranged as we go to press.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, Apr. 21, 1986
Curtis V. Wooten
Curtis V. Wooten, 75, of Jo-Lynn Convalescent Center, Ironton, formerly of Huntington, W. Va. died Saturday, April 19 at an Ironton hospital.
A native of Louisa, Ky., he was a former employee of Home Supply Co., of Huntington, a Kentucky colonel and member of St. John's Lutheran Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife Edythe M. Wooten in 1982.
Surviving are a daughter, Myrna Neace of South Point; a son Larry C. Wooten of Prattville, Ala.; a sister, Cloteen Creekbaum of Lucasville, six brothers, Edgar Wooten, Courtney Wooten, and Elmer Wooten, all of Sciotoville, Wayne Wooten of Portsmouth and Cliff Wooten of California and Mylo Wooten of Mansfield.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at the church in Powellsville, with Mike Hout, pastor, officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Chapman Mortuary in Huntington.
[Editor's note: This is actually, Curtis Nathanel Wooten, son of Henry Forrest Jr. and Mary Alma (Parsons) Wooten.]
Portsmouth Times, Nov. 24, 1947
Mrs. Cynthia Ann Wooten
Mrs. Cynthia Ann Wooten, 80, mother of 14 children, passed away at 2 p.m., Sunday at her home 2311 Norway rd. She had been failing in health since April and became seriously ill five weeks ago.
A native of Greenup co., she was born Oct. 30, 1867, and came to Portsmouth in January 1917. She was a daughter of the late Archibald and Elizabeth Logan Horner.
Mrs. Wooten was a member of Central Christian church and the Loyal Women's class.
In 1883, she married to Henry F. Wooten in Aberdeen, O. He died in January 1939.
Among her survivors are 11 children, Forest Mrs. Lizzie Reid, William C., James, Arthur, Earl, Fred , and Leonard of Portsmouth, Mrs. Myrtle Skidmore, Mrs. Hattie Seals and Mrs. Nancy Roe of Ashville, NC; three brothers, Archie Horner of Lyra, James Horner of South Haven, Mich., and Joshua Horner of Central Lake, Mich; 19 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sons, Charles, Solomon and Archie.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Windell-Howland funeral home where friends and relatives now my view the body. Rev. C. A. Brown of Calvary Baptist Church and Rev. Carl Wooten of the New Boston Church of the Nazarene, will be in charge. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, Sept. 20,
Florence Wooten, 81, of 345 Miller Lane Waverly, died Monday at Mercy Hospital.
A Greenup County, Ky., native and a member of McDermott Freewill Baptist Church, she was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Wooten in 1975.
Survivors include a daughter, Velma Kirkendall of Waverly; a brother, Theodore McNeal of Portsmouth and Cobia Ellen Harris of Greenup County; a grandchild and two great grandchildren.
Services are planned at 2 p.m. Thursday at the church, with Rev. Sam Crabtree officiating, and burial in Rushtown Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home at West Portsmouth after 7 tonight and anytime Wednesday.
Portsmouth Daily Times, 20 Jan. 1939
Henry F. Wooten
Henry Forest Wooten, 79 of Norway road passed away at 3:40 p. m. Thursday at the home of a son, A. L. Wooten, 1402 Summit street, where he had been the last week. Mr. Wooten suffered a stroke a week ago Wednesday.
Mr. Wooten was born Dec. 24, 1859, in Carter Co., Ky., a son of Charles and Sarah Hall Wooten. He was reared in Kentucky and was a farmer. He came to Portsmouth in 1917, during the time the Ohio river was frozen over and had lived here since, farming in the bottom lands of the Scioto river. Mr. Wooten had been retired the last seven years. He was a member of the Christian church.
He was the father of 14 children and 12 survive. They are Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Reid, Forest Wooten, Archie Wooten, William Wooten, James Wooten, A. L. Wooten, Earl Wooten, Fred Wooten, Leonard Wooten, Mrs. Myrtle Skidmore, all of Portsmouth, Mrs. Nancy Jane Roe and Miss Hattie Wooten of Ashville, N.C. Mr. Wooten also leaves two brothers, Clarence Wooten of Greenup county and John Wooten of Quincy; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Windel-Howland funeral Home, with Rev. W. C. Burris of Central Christian church officiating. Burial will be in Wheelersburg cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home.
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Janet I. Wooten
Janet I. Wooten, age 79, of Mansfield, died Sunday July 25, 2004 at Winchester Terrace Nursing Home following an extended illness.
Mrs. Wooten was born September 24, 1924 in Portsmouth, Ohio to Ottis and Charlotte (Gove) Robinson, and has lived in Mansfield the past 40 years. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Diane and Ray Curtis of Mansfield and Connie Risteen of Cleveland, OH; four grandchildren and their spouses, Jeff & Beth Curtis, Jarrod & Wendy Curtis, Bridget & Tim Priestley, and Erin Baka; four great-grandchildren, Madison and Cameron Curtis, and Olivia and Sydney Priestley; one sister, Alice Rice of Portsmouth, OH; and two brothers, Don Robinson of Florida, and Jim Robinson of Dover, Delaware. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mylo Wooten; and her sister, Bertha Elizabeth Robinson.
Friends may call at the Brant Funeral Home (1503 Offnere Street, Portsmouth, Ohio) one hour prior to the Funeral Services. Funeral services will be held Wednesday July 28, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at the Brant Funeral Home. Burial will be held in Rosemont Road Cemetery in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, May 28, 2004
Josephine Wooten, 99
Josephine Chinn Wooten, 99, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away May 22, 2004
Mrs. Wooten was born Dec. 7, 1904, in Kehoe, Greenup County, Ky., to Orville D. and Anna Cooper Chinn. She became a resident of Reddington Beach, Fla., in 1964, moving there from Williamson, W.Va., with her husband Arthur Lee Wooten. Following the death of her husband, she moved to Port Charlotte, Fla., where she was living at the time of her death.
She was a graduate of Portsmouth High School in Ohio and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. She was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority. She was Past Worthy Priestess of White Shrine of Jerusalem, Mizpah Shrine No. 11, at Williamson, W.Va..
Survivors include two nieces, Sally Chinn Adams of Minford, Ohio, and Jo Jacqulyn Pond Lazzell of Punta Gorda, Fla.; three great-nieces, Rita Adams-Slone, Victoria Lazzell and Linda Lazzell; and a sister-in-law, Naomi Wooten.
Burial will be in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Ohio. Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte, Fla.
Myrna Joann Wooten - See Myrna Joann Nease (Mrs. Billy Jack Nease)
Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, June 2,
Services for Paul W. Wooten, 55, of 1109 24th St., who died Saturday in a Columbus hospital, are planned t 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Windel-Howland & Brant Funeral Home.
A Portsmouth native, and a World War II Navy veteran, he was employed in the utilities department at Goodyear Atomic Corp.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Frances June Cheek Wooten; seven brothers, Curtiss of Huntington, W.Va., Edgar, David and Elmer, all of Sciotoville Rt. 2, Wayne, 2136 Micklethwait Rd., Mylo of Mansfield and Clifford of Boulder City, Nev., and a sister Mrs. Cloteen Creekbaum of Lucasville, Rt. 4.
Rev. Carl Wooten is to officiate at services, with interment in Memorial Burial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Greenup News, Monday, Jan. 5, 1981
Bertha Mae Worthington
South Shore -- Bertha Mae Worthington, 75, of South Shore, died Monday, Dec. 22 at the Mercy Hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio, following a brief illness.
Mrs. Worthington was born Feb. 12, 1905, in Morgan County, a daughter of the late David and Merinda Hutchinson Rowland. She was a member of the First Christian Church in South Shore and the Electa Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. Her husband Paul Worthington preceded her in death in 1975.
Survivors include four sons, Finley Worthington of Lawrenceburg, Ohio, Carl Worthington of South Shore, Shannon Worthington of Ocean Springs, Miss., Paul Worthington of Venice, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Fern Wertz of Venice, Fla., Mrs. Martha Lee Johnson of Greenup and one brother, Warren Rowland of Marion, Ohio. She had 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 24 at the Riggs Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Dameron and the Rev. Bill Hayden officiating. Burial was in Carter County Memory Gardens.
Greenup News, Thursday, Dec. 11, 1975
Paul E. Worthington
Paul E. Worthington, 75, Grayson, died at 11:30 p.m. Sunday in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital following an extended illness.
Mr. Worthington was born May 11, 1900, at Kehoe, a son of the late Finley and Martha VanBibber Worthington. He was a retired maintenance foreman with the Central Kentucky Natural Gas Co., a member of the Venice Christian Church at Venice, Fla., and a member of the Greenup Masonic Lodge 89 F&AM.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bertha M. Worthington; four sons, Finley Worthington of Lawrenceburg, Ind., Carl Worthington of South Shore, Shannon Worthington of Ocean Springs, Miss., and Paul Donald Worthington of Grayson; and two daughters, Mrs. Fern Wurtz of Venice and Mrs. Martha Lee (Tommy) Johnson of Lloyd.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Riggs Funeral Home in Greenup by the Rev. Donald Damron and the Rev. David Williams. Burial was in Carter County Memory Gardens.
HIGHLAND NEWS, 2747 HIGHWAY AVE #-A, HAMMOND IN, 46322-1615, 219-924-5631,
Pearl WRIGHT (nee SHOVER) age 73 of Gary Indiana, past away on Tuesday Aug 21, 1979.
Survivors are one son John (Marlene) WRIGHT of Washington State; four daughters Mrs. Isabell (Philip) STUCKERT of Highland Indiana; Miss Charlotte WRIGHT of Chicago Illinois; Mrs. Norma (Ott) MATTIUSSI of Canada; Mrs. Dorothy (Roger) CROTEAU of Canada; Eleven grandchildren; two great grandchildren, two sisters Josie OMARA of Hammond Indiana, Annie SHOVER of of Hammond Indiana.
Funeral services to be held Thursday Aug 23, 1000 AM at KUIPER Funeral home (9039 Kleinman Drive Highland IN) with Rev Francis LAZAR. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery Hammond Indiana.
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