Colleen Lawhun


Colleen Lawhun, 77, of Portsmouth, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 in Huntington, WV. Born February 18, 1937 in Letcher County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Arthur T. and Lula Hampton Stamper, she had worked at the CCC Camp in Friendship, was a member of Slocum Garden Club and a member of Grace Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Harold Lawhun; one son, Rick (Carla) Lawhun of Springfield; one daughter, Susan (Michael) Peach of Portsmouth; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; two brothers, Darrell Stamper and Douglas Stamper, and three sisters, Irene Stephenson, Joyce Medley and Shirley Bays. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother in infancy, Oral Stamper.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with Pastor Rob McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home
6710 Swauger Valley Road Minford, OH 45653-0152
(740 820-2331

Published in The Daily Times from June 21 to June 22, 2014