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We accept obituaries only from the funeral home in charge. For information on submitting an obituary, please contact HD Media by phone at 304-526-2793 or email at hdobits@HDMediaLLC.com. Obituaries for the Wayne County News, which publishes on Wednesdays, must be submitted by 2 p.m. Tuesday.

LINDA GAIL CARTER RICHARDS, 69, of Catlettsburg, Ky., wife of Larry Richards, died Oct. 20 in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Ohio. She was a nurse and home health aide. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 25 at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky.; burial in Carter Cemetery. Visitat…

BONITA JUNE SPILLMAN, 72, of Norman Park, Ga., widow of Luther H. Spillman, died Oct. 8 in Pruitt Health Moultrie. She was a homemaker. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Nov. 13 at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, Ky.; burial following in Spillman Cemetery, Webbville. Visitation will be one …

WILLIAM LARRY MARCUM, 60, of Switzer, W.Va., died Oct. 6 at Logan General Hospital. He was a retired welder. Funeral service was held 2 p.m. Oct. 16 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home; burial at Roscoe Davis Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service.

JIMMIE CRABTREE, 67, of Wayne, died Oct. 11 at his residence. He was the owner/operator of Jimmie Crabtree Trucking Company. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at Community Memorial Gardens. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. Johnson Tiller Funeral Home is in charge of…

ORVIAL JUNIOR SALYERS, 97, of Louisa, Ky., widower of Betty Salyers, died Oct. 13 at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral service was held 1 p.m. Friday at Young Funeral Home Chapel; burial at Myrtle Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was two hours prior to the service.

NORMAN PAULEY, 70, of Fort Gay, father of Carla Williamson and Danyon Howard, died Sept. 14. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.; visitation will be one hour before service. Please follow social distancing and wear face coverings. 

KATRINA MICHELLE STEPHENS MARCUM, 27, of Genoa, wife of Rick Jason Marcum, died Sept. 8 at home. She was a home health care worker. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 18 at New Beginnings Church; burial in Johnson Cemetery, Dunlow. Visitation will be one hour before service at the churc…

JAMES SHELTON RAMEY, 76, of Wayne, husband of Emogene Ramey, died Tuesday, Sept. 14. He formerly worked at Wayne Walmart. Funeral will be at noon on Sept. 18 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home. Burial in Community Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 17 at the funeral home.

GLENDA QUESENBERRY RATLIFF, 66, of Louisa, Ky., sister of Claude Quesenberry, died Aug. 27 in Ashland Community Hospice. The family requests donations to help offset funeral expenses. There will be a memorial service at 4 p.m. Sept. 16 at Yatesville Memorial Gardens. Young Funeral Home, Loui…

WILBUR “HERBIE” SKAGGS JR., 59, of Martha, Ky., husband of Lois Skaggs, died Sept. 12. Funeral service will be 11 am. Sept. 18 at Elizabeth Baptist Church; burial following in Skaggs Cemetery. Visitation after 11 a.m. Sept. 16 until Saturday service time at the church. Young Funeral Home, Lo…

LAWRENCE WINFRED MORRISON, 95, of Wayne, W.Va., passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021, at his home. He was born August 23, 1926, at East Lynn, W.Va., a son of the late William Jennings and Elizabeth Perry Morrison. Lawrence retired as the Chief of the Emergency Management Division of the U.…