December 5, 2012
Eilene Blake, 76
Eilene H. Blake, 76, of West Union, Ohio, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at the Ohio Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center near Ripley. The funeral service is Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at 1 p.m. at The First Presbyterian Church in West Union under the direction of Lafferty Funeral Home of West Union. The interment is at Kirker Cemetery in Liberty Township. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church.
Jack Brown, 64
Jack D. Brown, 64, of Vanceburg, Ky., died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his residence. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Swauger Valley Freewill Baptist Church in Portsmouth. Interment will follow in the East Fork Cemetery in East Fork, Ky. Gaydos Funeral Home is in handling arrangements.
Mary Spires Grooms, 68
Mary Anna Lee (Spires) Grooms, 68, of West Union, Ohio, and formerly of Lynx, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in West Union, Ohio. The graveside funeral service is Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Moore’s Chapel Cemetery in Blue Creek. Lafferty Funeral Home of West Union is serving the family.
Ralph Suttles, 86
Ralph Suttles, 86, of Smith Branch, died at his residence Tuesday, Dec. 04, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 8, at 1 p.m. at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson with Paul Schmidt officiating. He will be entombed at East Carter County Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the funeral home.
Ralph Kratzer, 77
Ralph E. Kratzer, 77, of Otway, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at his residence. He is survived by his, Shelby Cox Kratzer. Arrangements are pending at Botkin Funeral Home in Otway.
Nemo Roark, 96
Nemo Roard, 96, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Sparks Funeral Home on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the Bentley Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, and noon on Sunday until the service hour at the funeral home.
Edward Evans, 50
Edward Evans, 50, of Augusta, Ky., died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at noon at the Gaydos Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Charleston Bottom Cemetery in Dover, Ky. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Gaydos Funeral Home in Vanceburg, Ky.