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Funerals for Monday, July 15, 2019

Burnside, Ruth - 1 p.m., Lighthouse Baptist Church, Ivydale.

Dudding, Wesley - 2 p.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.

Ellis, Gloria - 11 a.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Ellison, Joshua - 11:30 a.m., Davis Creek Nazarene.

Gunnoe, Riley - 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Hamitou, Anthony - 2 p.m., O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Justice, Edna - 11 a.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Kidd, Charles - 7:30 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Kinder, Franklin - 2 p.m., Graceland Park, South Charleston.

Peluso, Michael - Noon, Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

Price, Ida - 11 a.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Webber, Raymond - 11 a.m., Pineview Cemetery Mausoleum, Orgas.

Womack, Barbara - 1 p.m., St. Paul Missionary Church, St. Albans.