Laura G. Sykes of Kenova

Laura G. Sykes,73, of Kenova, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Cabell-Huntington Hospital.
Graveside funeral services werre conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Scott Byard officiating. Laura was born March 26, 1939 in Bronx, New York a daughter of the late Abraham Fox and the late Sylvia Newman Fox Solomon. She was a retired bookkeeper from Wetherall Concrete. Laura was a member of the Women’s Auxillary of the American Legion Post #93 in Kenova. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Jimmie L. Sykes. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law James E. Sykes (Susan) of Seattle, Washington, Douglas L. Sykes (Cheryl) of New Syrmana Beach, FL., Michael A. Sykes (Elisha) of Barboursville, WV.; two daughters and one son-in-law Anne G. Conley (Darrell) of Ashland, Ky., Peggy Sue Lawson of Huntington, WV.; two brothers Robert Fox and Edward Solomon and one sister Anne Melissa Swartz all of New York; twelve grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation and no funeral procession to the cemetery. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at