Miscellaneous Cabell County, West Virginia Obituaries


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Huntington Herald Dispatch - Feb.3, 1977
Huntington- Mrs. Dorothy Corns, 73, of Huntington, died Tuesday in a
Huntington Hospital after a short illness. Surviving: sons, William Jr.
of Charleston, Kenneth and David, of Huntington; daughters, Mrs. Betty
Mowdy and Mrs. Janice Bias, of Huntington, Mrs. Helen Ross of
Chesapeake, Ohio, Mrs. Wilma Berry and Mrs. Pauline Goff, of
Philadelphia; one brother and one sister.
Service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Reger Funeral Home, Huntington.
Burial will be in Woodmere Memorial Park. Friends may call today anytime
at the funeral home.

CARL J ADKINS, 90, of South Point, Ohio, formerly of Huntington, widower of
Mary Myrtle Adkins, died Sunday, July 9, 1995 in Heartland of Riverview,
South Point.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July
12, at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, by the Rev. Ron George.  Burial will
be in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington.  He was born Oct. 27, 1904, in
Lincoln County, W. Va., a son of the late Ira M. and Vina Morrison Adkins.
He was a retired foreman from ACF Industries.  H was a member of
Twenty-sixth Street Baptist Church, where he was an usher and a member of
the Men's Bible Class, who members will serve as pallbearers.  He also was a
member of the Foreman-Managers Club of Huntington.  He also was preceded in
death by one sister, Eloise Wilcox.  Survivors include one daughter and
son-in-law, Lois Joann and Grover Eugene Bowen of Waverly, Ohio; one son and
daughter-in-law, Earl R. and Doris Louise Adkins of South Point, four
grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday at Chapman's Mortuary.

MR. GARY LEE ADKINS, 40, of Ranger, W.Va. died Tuesday, April 28, 1992, in
St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2
p.m. Friday at Ranger United Baptist Church by the Rev. Terry Cyfers and the
Rev. Archie Frazier.  Burial will be in Fairview Memory Gardens.  He was a
carpenter for Orders Construction Co., St. Albans, and was a member and
trustee of Ranger United Baptist Church.  Surviving are his wife, Denna
Adkins; his parents, Bruce and Elizabeth Adkins of Hamlin; one son, Brian
Adkins, and one daughter, Kari Adkins, both at home; one brother and
sister-in-law, Bruce Adkins Jr. and Paula Adkins of Hamlin; father-in-law
and mother-in-law, Orville W. and Dorothy Adkins of Ranger; two
sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Reda and R. J. McComas of Ranger, and
Sandra and Farris Burton Jr. of West Hamlin; four nieces; and four nephews.
Friends may call after 1 p.m. Friday at the church.  McGhee-Handley Funeral
Home, West Hamlin, is in charge of arrangements.

GENE A. BESS, 62, of Longwood, Fla., formerly of Branchlad, W.Va. died
Friday, Jan 1, 1993, in St. Mary¹s Hosppital, Huntington.  He was born Aug.
31, 1930, in Branchland, W.Va., son of Mildred V Lusher of Barboursville, W.
Va., and the late Clyde L. Bess.  He was a member of the Protestant faith
and a member of the Disabled American Veterans of Sanford, Fla.  He was a
retired postal worker.  He also is survived by his wife, Juanieta Harmon
Bess; two daughters, Andrea V. Bess of Florida and Martina L. Baca of
California; one son, Thomas G. Bess of Florida; two sisters and a
brother-in-law, Marie McComas of Salt Rock, W. Va., and Donna and Tom Miller
of Newark, Ohio;  four brothers and sisters-in-law, Clyde L. Bess Jr. of
Barboursville, Callie Bess of Salt Rock, George E. and Patty Lusher and John
I. And Stephanie Lusher, all of Barboursville; and three granchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at McGhee-Handley
Funeral home by the Rev. Carl Merritt.   Burial will be in the Oaklawn
Cemetery, Lake Mary, Fla.  Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the
funeral home.

CLYDE W. BECKETT, 70 years, 11 months and 7 days, of Milton, went home to be
with the Lord Tuesday, March 7, 1995, in St. Mary's Hospital.  Funeral
services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, march 10, 1995, at Milton
Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Mayes and the Rev. David Adkins.  Burial will
be in Portersville Cemetery, West Hamlin, W. Va.  He was born March 8, 1924,
in Milton, a son of the late Ernest Beckett and Ella Venoy Beckett.  He was
retired from Connors Steel and was a member of the Portersville Baptist
Church.  Survivors include his wife, Amy Stratton Beckett; four sons and
three daughters-in-law, Michael of Milton, Gerald and Janice of West Hamlin,
Faron and lisa of Hamlin, W. Va., and Tracey and Stacie of Milton; one
daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Roger Adkins of Hamlin; 11
grandchildren; 2 sisters, Leslie Heath of Lorain, Ohio, and Violet Woodward
of Culloden, W. Va., two brothers, Garland Beckett of Milton and Raymond
Beckett of Huntington, and two special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Spurlock.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Milton Funeral Home.

Mr. Jay A. Adkins, 64, of Huntington, WV, formerly of Ranger, WV, died
Thursday, September 8, 1994 at his home.  Funeral services were Sunday,
September 11, 1994 at Guyan Freewill Baptist Church, Little Harts Creek,
Lincoln Couney with the Rev. Frankie Fry officiating.  Burial was in Adkins
and Fry Cemetery, where military graveside rites were conducted by Howard
Hall. VFW Post 1064, Huntington.  He was born March 11, 1930, in Lincoln
County, a son of the late Kay and Flora Webb Adkins.  He was a U.S. Army
veteran, having served during the Korean conflict.  He was a member of the
Veterans of Foreign Wars.  He also was preceded in death by two brothers,
Jinks Adkins, and Ira Adkins; and one sister, Florence Martin.  Survivors
include one sister, Willa Sias of South Point, Ohio; several nieces and
nephews, including three special nieces and a special nephew, Nikki Stiltner
and Larry Sias, both of Huntington, and Carol Sias and Mary Polichena, both
of Ravenna, Ohio, and a host of relatives and friends.  Reger Funeral Home,
Huntington, was in charge of arrangements.


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