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04/18/2014
Obituaries: Local publisher dies

WHITESBURG — Patricia Gish, who worked with her husband Tom Gish to publish The Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg for more than 50 years, died April 13 at her home. She was 87 years old. She worked at a Lexington newspaper before more on this story...  

03/28/2014
Obituaries

Alberta Shelton Shannon, 82, of Drift, wife of Teddy Shannon, died March 30 at her residence. She was born Dec. 13, 1931 in Drift, the daughter of the late Eddie and Lillie Lafferty Shelton. She was a member of the Drift Pentecostal Church and a more on this story...  

02/28/2014
Obituaries

Preston Howard Jr. , 90, of Chattaroy, W. Va. , widower of Virgie Howard, died Feb. 19. He was a U. S. Air Force and U. S. Navy veteran. Survivors: children Doug Howard, Joe Howard, Paul Howard and Carolyn Mahone, all of  Chattaroy, W. Va. ; other family members. Graveside services: Feb. 21 more on this story...  

02/14/2014
Obituaries

Adrien Michael Caudill, infant child of Brittany Henson and Phillip Caudill of Wayland, died Feb. 1. Other survivors: sister Mekailynn Sha Caudill of Wayland; other family members. Funeral: Feb. 10 at Faith Independent Baptist Church of Prestonsburg. Burial: Gethsemane Gardens in Prestonsburg under the direction of Nelson more on this story...  

01/31/2014
Obituaries

Reportia Ann Thompson Butt, 54, of Pikeville, died Jan. 27. Survivors: five brothers and one sister; other family members. Funeral: Jan. 30 at Hall and Jones Funeral Home. Burial: Thompson Cemetery at Chloe Road, Pikeville Teddy Slone, 49, of Beech Creek, W. Va. , died Jan. more on this story...  

01/17/2014
Obituaries

Bertha Bevins, 86, of Kimper, died Jan. 10. Survivors: children Linda Taylor and Betty Coleman, both of Kimper; other family members. Funeral: Jan. 13 at Community Funeral Home. Burial: Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Va. Manderville Hall, 74, of Caney Highway, died Jan. more on this story...  

12/20/2013
Obituaries

Eula O. Lowe, 89, of Turkey Creek, died Dec. 11. Survivors: children Bob Lowe of Pontiac, Mich. , Betty Kennard of Newport, Tenn. , Sue Hall of Canada, Shelia Burke Lowe of Detroit, Mich. , Dreama Justice of Raccoon, Timothy Lowe of Turkey Creek and Latona Lowe of Springfield, Ohio; more on this story...  

12/06/2013
Obituaries

Darrell Ray Spears, 53, of Prestonsburg, died Dec. 2. Survivors: wife Teena Neeley Spears; son Christopher Spears of Prestonsburg; other family members. Funeral: Dec. 5 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Lonnie Lavon Bryant, 69, of Martin, died Nov. 30. Survivors: wife Lora Keathley more on this story...  

11/22/2013
Obituaries

Earnest Edward Wakeland, 48, of Banner, died Nov. 17. Survivors: mother Earnestine Boyd Wakeland; wife Lorna DeAnn Brown Wakeland; daughters Tina Wakeland of Martin and Tilda Wakeland of Prestonsburg; other family members. Funeral: Nov. 21 at Hall Funeral Home. Burial; Jones Cemetery at Banner more on this story...  

11/08/2013
Obituaries

Estil Lee Parsons, 51, of Tram, died Oct. 29. Survivors: mother Audrey Irick Parsons; children Timothy Parsons of Harold and Rachael Ritz of Pikeville; other family members. Funeral: Nov. 2 at Betsy Layne Church of Christ. Burial: Bush Cemetery at Harold under the direction of Hall Funeral more on this story...  

10/25/2013
Obituaries

Ronnie Mitchell McCoy, 58, of Ivel, died October 20. He was a U. S. Army veteran. Survivors: wife Mary Reed McCoy; children Michelle McCoy of Ivel, Misty Conley and Kristy Wright, both of Prestonsburg, and Jamie Jones of Melvin; other family members. Funeral: October 23 at Nelson Frazier more on this story...  

10/14/2013
Obituaries

Linda Carol Boyd, 70, of Prestonsburg, died Oct. 3. Survivors: children Michael Boyd of Prestonsburg, James Boyd of Banner and Linda McCoy of Auxier; other family members. Funeral: Oct. 6 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Akers Cemetery at Banner Faye Sexton Duff, 84, more on this story...  

09/27/2013
Obituaries

Well-known educator, preacher dies at 91 Rev. James Thomas Dotson 1922-2013 Pike County is mourning the loss of a dedicated educator and preacher. Rev. James T. Dotson, 91, of Meta, died September 19.     more on this story...  

09/13/2013
Obituaries

Fay M. Price, 80, of Williamson, W. VA. , died September 04. Survivors: husband John T. Price; children Teresa L. Jones of Elk Creek, W. Va. , Randal E. (Marcia) Price of Williamson, W. Va. , Kenneth D. (Crystal) Price of Goody; other family members. She will be cremated under direction of R. E. more on this story...  

08/30/2013
Obituaries

Johnny Lee Payne, age 63, of Canada, died August 19. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, having served in Vietnam. Survivors: children Carl W. (Nicki Scott) Payne, John M. Payne, both of Canada, Jennifer N. (Matthew) Thacker of Pikeville, Cynthia A. (William) Hyden of more on this story...  

08/16/2013
Obituaries

Owsley Stanley Johnson, 95, of Virgie, died Aug. 11. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran, having served during the World War II. Survivors: children George Johnson of Pikeville and Jone Carol Goodman of Indian Creek; other family members. Funeral: Aug. 13 at Hall and Jones Funeral more on this story...  

08/02/2013
Obituaries

Christine Roberts Stewart, 86, of Whitesburg, died July 24. Survivors: daughters Donna Kiehlmeier of Erie, Pa. , Jean Ponchamni of Silver Springs, Md. , and Christa Ratliff of Louisa; other family members. A private burial was held at Johnson Memorial Park under the direction of Hall and Jones Funeral more on this story...  

07/19/2013
Obituaries

Ida Mae Scott, 90, of Nicholasville, died July 12. Survivors: son Roddy Scott of Nicholasville; other family members. Graveside services: July 15 at Smith Cemetery at Sidney under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel Gloria Fern Elliott, 84, of Virgie, died July 12. Survivors: more on this story...  

07/05/2013
Obituaries

Willard Hackworth, 79, of South Whitley, Ind. , died June 26 at his daughter’s residence in North Manchester, Ind. He was born February 21, 1934, in Prestonsburg to Brady and Glatha (Shepherd) Hackworth. On December 2, 1954, he married Ann Ruth Meadows, who died the day more on this story...  

06/21/2013
Obituaries

Everett  Eugene  “Jabo” Kinder, 62, of West Jefferson, Ohio, formerly of Newtown, W. Va. , died June 13. Survivors: children Kenneth (Betty) Kinder, Chad Kinder, Rhonda Kinder; other family members. Funeral: June 16 at Chambers Funeral Services at Matewan, W. Va. Burial: Ellison/Hatfield Cemetery at Newtown J. R. more on this story...  

06/06/2013
Obituaries: Service slated for WW II hero

A memorial service will be held for Sgt. Charles Robert “Bob” Marshall, husband of Dixie Hyden and father of Floyd County Judge-Executive R. D. “Doc” Marshall, at 7 p. m. on Friday, June 7, at Hall Funeral Home. He will be buried with full military rites at 11 a. m. more on this story...  

05/24/2013
Obituaries

Anna Sue Layne Clarke, 87, of Jackson, Ohio, formerly of Harold, died May 14. Survivors: son Gary Clarke of Ohio; other family members. Funeral: May 18 at Hall Funeral Home. Burial: James B. Layne Cemetery, Harold Junior Adams, 68, formerly of Floyd County, died more on this story...  

05/10/2013
Obituaries

Geneva Stiltner, 80,died April 29, 2013 at the Pikeville Medical Center. She was  born May 13, 1922, daughter of the late Joel Johnson and Mary Jane Burke Johnson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Martin;  sons, Tony Lee more on this story...  

04/26/2013
Obituaries

Reedy Blair Lutz, 93, of Louisville, formerly of Pikeville, died April 20. Survivors: sons Samuel Blair of DeKator, Ala. , David Blair and Kenneth Blair, both of Louisville; other family members. Funeral: April 22 at Lucas and Son Funeral Home. Burial: Annie E. Young Cemetery more on this story...  

04/12/2013
Obituaries

Bobby Allen Adkins, 75, of Ivel, died April 2. Survivors: wife Linda Hall Adkins; children Sheila A. Stacy of West Liberty, Brad A. Adkins, Bobbie L. Salyer, Angela Maynard, Kimberly Dunn, all of Ivel; other family members. Funeral: April 5 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Davidson more on this story...  

03/29/2013
Obituaries

Mary Ann Norman, 70, of McCarr, died March 20. Survivors: husband Noah Norman; children Alvin (Patricia) Bailey of North Carolina, James Bailey of Virginia, Joseph (Jill) Norman of Hardy, Sonya Norman of McCarr; other family members. Funeral: March 24, 2013 at Hatfield Funeral more on this story...  

03/15/2013
Obituaries

Mildred Jeanette Calhoun, 89, of Prestonsburg, widow of John Graham Calhoun, died March 5. Survivors: daughters Colleen Cornette, Johnnie Calhoun, both of Prestonsburg, Delores Hicks of Ashland; other family members. Funeral: March 7 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Calhoun Cemetery, Spurlock Jack “Duke” more on this story...  

03/01/2013
Obituaries

Lucy Jean Mature, 89, of Harold, died Feb. 19. Survivors: son-in-law Frank Gillespie of Harold; other family members. Funeral: Feb. 23 at Pilgrims Home Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial: Wilburn Parson Cemetery, Harold, under direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Ray Hill, 72, of more on this story...  

02/15/2013
Obituaries

Artie Adkins, 85, of Pikeville, widow of Joe Adkins, died Feb. 5. Survivors: Ronnie J. Adkins of Tram, Jonah Adkins of Marrowbone; other family members. Funeral: Feb. 8 at Raccoon Primitive Baptist Church. Burial: Annie E. Young Cemetery, under direction of Community Funeral Home  more on this story...  

02/01/2013
Obituaries

Dorothy (Dottie) Belle Walters Carter, 78, of Pikeville, widow of James E. Carter, died Jan. 28. Born Oct. 2, 1934 in Paintsville, the daughter of the late Elmon Poe Walters and Elizabeth Stapleton Walters, she graduated from Pikeville College Academy, Nazareth School of Nursing, and Saint more on this story...  

01/18/2013
Obituaries - PMC family mourning loss of employee

Pikeville Medical Center is mourning the loss of a dedicated employee this week. Timothy Ervin Tackett, the hospital’s assistant director of security, died January 10. He had been employed at PMC since July 12, 1989. He was born more on this story...  

01/04/2013
Obituaries

LaVonne Lafferty, 75, of Prestonsburg, died Dec. 26. She was born March 30, 1937 in Floyd County to the late Edgille and Della Marshall Baldridge. She was a pastor of the Full Gospel Community Church in Allen and served as director of Christian education at more on this story...  

12/21/2012
Obituaries

Frona Lynn Hall, 36, of Teaberry, died Dec. 10. Survivors: mother Anna Hall of Roxanna; son Reggie L. Hall of Beaver; other family members. Funeral: Dec. 13 at Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial: Buckingham Cemetery, Bevinsville, under direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home more on this story...  

12/07/2012
Obituaries

Willis Tackett, 81, of Prestonsburg, died Nov. 25. Survivors: children Brian Tackett of Tram, Callie Fought of Harold, Vossie Sabo of Chapmanville, W. Va. ; other family members. Funeral: Nov. 29 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Ike Roberts Cemetery, Grethel Willard Dotson, 68, of more on this story...  

11/21/2012
Obituaries

Gary Dean Coleman, 57, of Ransom, died Nov. 13. Survivors: children Aaron Coleman and Jamie Dotson, both of Hardy and Garret Coleman of Ransom; other family members. Funeral:  Nov. 16 at Hatfield Funeral Chapel at Toler. Burial: Coleman Cemetery of Left Fork, Blackberry Sherman more on this story...  

11/08/2012
Obituaries

Burl Jackson Whitt, 85, of Prestonsburg, died Oct. 30. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran. Survivors: wife Carol Napier Whitt; children Leo Whitt of Louisville and Desmond Whitt of Pleasanton, Calif. , and Bernadette Lynn Roberts of Kissimmee, Fla. ; other family members. Funeral: Nov. 3, Nelson Frazier more on this story...  

10/25/2012
Obituaries

James Palmer Ratliff, 86, of Pikeville, died Oct. 18. He was a World War II Navy Seabee. Survivors: wife Genevieve Ratliff; children Jim Ratliff and Jerry Ratliff, both of Pikeville and Wanda Williams of Michigan; other family members. Funeral: Oct. 21 at Immanuel Baptist Church. Burial: Johnson more on this story...  

10/12/2012
Obituaries

Amos Johnson, 79, of Prestonsburg, formerly of Bevinsville, died Sept. 30. Survivors: children Rick Johnson, Sharon G. Collins, Stacie L. Johnson, all of Prestonsburg; other family members. Funeral: Oct. 4 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Johnson Family Cemetery, Bevinsville Sylvia “Brownie” Moore more on this story...  

09/21/2012
Obituaries

Billy Gene Milam, 79, of Rock House, died Sept. 11. Survivors: children Timmy, Terry, Bobby, Shonda and Katie; other family members. Funeral: Sept. 15 at Shelby Valley Church of Christ. Burial: Johnson Memorial Park under the direction of Lucas and Son Funeral Home Isabelle “Marie” Scott more on this story...  

09/07/2012
Obituaries

Mildred Coleman, 63, of Greasy Creek, died Sept. 2. Born Jan. 3, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Omer “Buster” and Marie Powell Hopkins. She was retired from Pikeville Medical Center, where she worked as a coder more on this story...  

08/24/2012
Obituaries

Pike County is mourning the loss of a community servant this week. James “Jim” Charles Anderson, 73, of Pikeville, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Aug. 17. He was a U. S. Marine Corps veteran and owner of Burdine Hardware in Jenkins and Anderson Hardware in more on this story...  

08/10/2012
Obituaries

Johnnie Donald Guess, 78, of Prestonsburg, died July 31. Survivors: wife Charlotte George Guess; sons James and William, both of Prestonsburg and Edward of Owensville; daughters Carol Williams of Arizona and Cheryl Guess of Prestonsburg; other family members. Funeral: Aug. 3 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: more on this story...  

07/27/2012
Obituaries

Franklin D. Phillips, 71, of Phyllis, died July 13. Survivors: mother of his children Betty Thompson Phillips; children Barry Phillips and Melissa Childress, both of Stamping Ground; other family members. Funeral: July 18 at Lucas & Son Funeral Home. Burial: Mountain View Memorial Gardens at Big Rock, more on this story...  

07/13/2012
Obituaries

Bruce E. Keene, 82, of Pikeville, died June 23. He worked with the Pike County School District and volunteered for 35 Habitat for Humanity builds. His first wife, Susie Keene, his parents, Frank and Lona Slone Keene, and his sister Glynis Clotine Keene, preceded him in death. more on this story...  

06/29/2012
Obituaries

Sierrah Elaine Dawn Adkins, infant daughter of Jesse and Jessica Hall Adkins of Prestonsburg, died June 19. Survivors: brother Cayden Skylar Adkins; grandparents Tim and Melissa Hall of McDowell and Blaine and Ola Adkins of Hi Hat. Funeral: June 23 at Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Estill. more on this story...  

06/15/2012
Obituaries

Harvey Gene Elkins, 74, of Jenkins, widower of Eliza Forestine (Vanover) Elkins, died June 4. Survivors: children Joseph Wall of Nicholasville, Donna Sehorne, Dianna Ratliff, Rhonda Kenedy, Jolene Elkins, all of Jenkins; other family members. Funeral: June 5 at Burdine Freewill Baptist Church. Burial: Vanover Cemetery, under more on this story...  

06/01/2012
Obituaries

Diana Lou Barber, 60, of Pikeville, widow of Clayton Barber, died May 21. Survivors: sons Sean Barber of Hurricane Creek, Teddy Barber of Hazard; other family members. A private funeral will be held at the family cemetery under direction of Lucas and Son Funeral Home. more on this story...  

05/18/2012
Obituaries

Terry Flannery, 41, of Prestonsburg, died May 14 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was a disabled coal miner. He was born April 14, 1971, in Floyd County, the son of Joyce Ann Bradford Poe and John Poe of David. more on this story...  

05/04/2012
Obituaries

Bonnie Sue Brooks, 69, Pikeville, widow of James Earl Brooks Jr. , died April 21. Survivors: daughters Jennifer L. (Gary) Huggins of Germany, Susan (Chris) Cook of Pikeville; other family members. Funeral: April 25 at J. W. Call Funeral Home. Burial: Layne Cemetery, Harold Emma more on this story...  

04/20/2012
Obituaries

Edd Hunt, 90, of Kimper, died April 7. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. Survivors: wife Mae Bostic Hunt; son Freddie Hunt; other family members. Funeral: April 11 at the J. W. Call Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Tom Hunt Family Cemetery, Kimper more on this story...  

  

04/11/2014
Obituaries: Community mourns teen’s passing

BELFRY — A community is rallying behind the family of a Belfry High School sophomore who lost her battle with cancer this week. Casey “Lou” Michelle Maynard, 15, of South Williamson, died April 5. She was a sophomore at Belfry High School more on this story...  

03/07/2014
Obituaries

Pearl Bryant Harris, 66, of Pikeville, died March 2. Survivors: son Kenneth Harris of Pikeville; other family members. Funeral: March 7 at Lucas and Son Funeral Home. Burial: Sam-Hall Cemetery Robert Harold “Bobby” Napper, 70, of Pikeville, died Feb. 26. Survivors: daughter Jeannie Chaney; more on this story...  

02/21/2014
Obituaries

Dr. Mahendra Varia, 78, died Sunday, Feb. 16 at his home in Martin. He was born in Jamnagar, India to the late Rangildas and Diwaliben Varia. He and his wife, Chandra, came to Martin in 1979 and embraced it as their home. more on this story...  

02/07/2014
Obituaries

Danny VanHoose, 49, of Tutor Key, director of marketing for Appalachian Wireless, died Thursday, Jan. 30. He is survived by his wife, Wendi Johnson VanHoose; two sons, Eric Scott VanHoose and Jacob Lathan Chaney; his father,  Harry Thomas VanHoose of Tutor Key; and numerous other more on this story...  

01/24/2014
Obituaries

Samuel Wilburn Frady, 91, of Clayton, N. C. , formerly of Wayland, died Jan. 19. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: children Claude Frady of Clayton, N. C. , Billie Frady Marshall of Somerset, Mich. ; other family members. Funeral: Jan. 22 at Hall Funeral Home. Burial: more on this story...  

12/27/2013
Obituaries

Sarah Belle Ball, 87, of Chattaroy, W. Va. , died Dec. 15. Survivors: sons A. J. Ball Jr. of Hendersonville, N. C. , Aaron Ball of Fresno, Calif. , Roger Ball and Stan Ball, both of Chattaroy; other family members. Funeral: Dec. 19 at Parsley Bottom Freewill Baptist Church at Lenore, W. Va. Burial: more on this story...  

12/13/2013
Obituaries

Jimmy R. Murphy, 55, of Thacker, W. Va. , died Dec. 2. Survivors: sister Rosa Lee (Kevin) Hauck of Thacker, W. Va. In honoring his request, he will be cremated under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services Erma Jean Chaney, 81, of Marrowbone, died Dec. 9. Survivors: more on this story...  

11/27/2013
Obituaries

Mabel Blackburn Thompson, 95, widow of Nicholas Thompson, died Nov. 18. Survivors: children Bob Thompson of Pikeville, Sue Wilkerson of Frankfort, Doris (Dale) Hunt of Lancaster, Jenny Roberts of Harlan; other family members. Funeral: Nov. 23 at J. W. Call & Son Funeral Home. Burial: Blackburn-Thompson Cemetery more on this story...  

11/15/2013
Obituaries

Billy Haynes, 66, of Pikeville, died Nov. 9. He was a U. S. Army veteran. Survivors: wife Phyllis Haynes; children Darren Haynes of Prestonsburg and Misty Haynes of Pikeville; other family members. Funeral: Nov. 12 at J. W. Call Funeral Home. Burial: Johnson Memorial Park Patty more on this story...  

11/01/2013
Obituaries

Hoyt W. Bass Jr. , 83, of Melrose, Fla. , formerly of Pike County, died Oct. 19. He was a retired U. S. Navy Chief Petty Officer. Survivors: wife Rena Blair Bass of Florida; children Wesley L. Crawford of Melrose, Robin Bass of Casa Grande, Ariz. , and Reba Shoulders of more on this story...  

10/18/2013
Obituaries

Mary Damron Case, 75, of Caney Creek, widow of Elder Eles Case, died October 8. Survivors: daughter Kemella (Ernie) Slone of Caney Creek; other family members. Funeral: October. 12 at Hall & Jones Funeral Home. Burial: Case Family Cemetery, Caney Creek Donald Reed more on this story...  

10/04/2013
Obituaries

Edward Lee Shepherd, 68, of Blue River, died Sept. 30. Survivors: wife Sadie Nolan Shepherd; daughter Amanda Shepherd; other family members. Funeral: Oct. 3 at House of Prayer at Hippo. Burial: Jim Pitts Cemetery at Hippo under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home more on this story...  

09/20/2013
Obituaries

Ocie Blackburn Branham, 80, of Dwale, died Sept. 16. Survivors: husband Ezra Branham; children Rick Branham and Pamela Branham, both of Dwale, Duane Branham of Prestonsburg, Keith Branham of Versailles and Margaret Mulkey of Banner; other family members. Funeral: Sept. 19 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: more on this story...  

09/06/2013
Obituaries

Cecil Crum, 85, of Banner, died Aug. 28. Survivors: wife Juanita Shepherd Crum; step-daughters Connie Kirby of Hindman, Kathy Williams of Hippo and Peggy Ray of Fort Wayne, Ind. ; other family members. Funeral: Aug. 31 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Crum Cemetery at Banner more on this story...  

08/23/2013
Obituaries

Vondell Jay Shepherd, 61, of Hueysville, died Aug. 18. Survivors: wife Shirley Hale Shepherd; son Trinity Shepherd of Prestonsburg; other family members. Funeral: Aug. 22 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Shepherd Cemetery at Hueysville Debra S. Gunnels, 59, of Eastern, died Aug. 18. more on this story...  

08/09/2013
Obituaries

Delmer Frasure, 75, of Virginia, formerly of McDowell, died Aug. 4. Survivors: children Delmar Frasure of Orb, Ohio, Kenny Frasure of New Miami, Ohio and Rita Haddix of Butler; other family members. Funeral: Aug. 8 at Little Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church at McDowell. Burial: Frasure Family more on this story...  

07/26/2013
Obituaries

Virgie May Stewart, 73, of Garrett, died July 19. Survivors: husband Joe Stewart; children Lee Jacobs of Clairmont, Ohio, Sam Jacobs and Bobby Jacobs, both of Madisonville, Ohio, Steven Jacobs of Falmouth, Timmy Jacbos of Clairmont County, Ohio, Charles Jacobs of Oklahoma City, Ohio, Joe Lowe of more on this story...  

07/12/2013
Obituaries

Ellie Jarrell Loftus, 85, of Tennessee, formerly of Dana, widow of Carl Loftus, died June 27. Survivors: daughter Linda Loftus of Tennessee; other family members. Funeral: July 3 at Little Salem Old Regular Baptist Church, Dana, under direction of Hall Funeral Home. Burial: Jarrell Cemetery, Dana more on this story...  

06/28/2013
Obituaries

William F. “Bill” Dodgins, 84, of Red Jacket, W. Va. , died June 20. Survivors: children Christopher Dodgins of Florida, Billy Dodgins, Elizabeth Dodgins, both of Red Jacket, Lisa Dearfield of Matewan, W. Va. , Lillian Hatfield of Newtown, W. Va. ; other family members. Funeral: June 24 at Hatfield Funeral Chapel. Burial: more on this story...  

06/16/2013
Obituaries

Gladys Thomas, 75, of Pikeville, died June 10. Survivors: husband James Thomas; son James Thomas of Pikeville; other family members. Funeral: June 13 at Valley Grace Freewill Baptist Church. Burial: Willard Bartley Cemetery at Penny Bottom under the direction of Lucas and Son Funeral Home more on this story...  

05/31/2013
Obituaries

Vicie Marie May, 94, of Ransom, widow of Amos May, died May 22. Survivors: children Charles (Mary) May, Gail Lewis, both of Ransom, Bill (Charlene) May of Florida, Della Branham of Sidney, Ann Placek of Ohio; other family members. Graveside services: May 25 at Sullivan Cemetery, Ranson, more on this story...  

05/17/2013
Obituaries

Ida “Mamaw” Louise Bevins Gilliam Williamson, 90, of Flatwoods, died May 6. Her husbands Captain Walker Gilliam Sr. and Carl Williamson Sr. preceded her in death. Survivors: children Carl (Diane) Williamson Jr. of Benton, Larry Gilliam,  Shelby Reynolds, Kathie Gilliam (French) Workman, all of Flatwoods; other family more on this story...  

05/03/2013
Obituaries

Michael J. Boyd, 74, of Hueysville, died April 24. Survivors: wife Effie Lois Bailey Bond; children Peter Bond of Lawrenceville, Ga. , Angie Scott of Garrett and Derek Click of Middle Creek; other family members. A memorial service will be held later under the direction of Hall Funeral more on this story...  

04/17/2013
Obituaries

Deborah Watson, 55, of Wittensville, died April 9. Survivors: companion Clarence Meadows of Paintsville; children Jonathan Glen and Deborah Keathley; other family members. Funeral: April 13 at Owsley Freewill Baptist Church. Burial: Watson Family Cemetery at Wittensville under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home more on this story...  

04/05/2013
Obituaries

Sylvia Blackburn Smith, 98, of Sidney, widow of George Blackburn, died March 26. Survivors: daughter Bonnie J. Bentley of Ohio, Chester R. May of Indiana; other family members. Funeral: March 29 at Dix Fork Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial: Blackburn Cemetery, Sidney, under direction of R. E. Rogers more on this story...  

03/22/2013
Obituaries

Lawrence Edward Stacy, 83, of Toler, died March 13. He served on the USS Santee Aircraft Carrier in the U. S. Navy during World War II, and earned several medals including the Presidential Unit Citation and the WWII Victory Medal. Survivors: wife Vivian R. more on this story...  

03/08/2013
Obituaries

1943-2013 Troy Owens, 70, of Blue River, died Feb. 26. A retired maintenance for Island Creek Coal Company, he was born Feb. 4, 1943, a son of the late Butler and Ina Webb Owens. Survivors include his more on this story...  

02/22/2013
Obituaries

Zelma Marie Yates Lawson, 74, of Printer, died Feb. 12. Survivors: husband Bobby Lawson; sons Jeffrey Kidd, Michael Kidd, Roger Kidd, all of Honaker, Darrin Lawson of Tennessee; other family members. Funeral: Feb. 16 at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Burial: Johnny Hall Cemetery, Honaker more on this story...  

02/08/2013
Obituaries

Jonnathon Michael Anderson, 28, of Harold, died Jan. 26. Survivors: wife Ashley Sue Tackett Anderson; father Arnold Salisbury; mother Deborah Holland; children Jon M. Anderson, Maddison G. Anderson, both of Harold; other family members. Funeral: Feb. 2 at Lower Toler Church of Christ, Harold. Burial: Gethsemane Gardens, more on this story...  

01/24/2013
Obituaries

Pike County is mourning the loss of a doctor who dedicated more than 30 years of service to health care in eastern Kentucky. Dr. Oscar William “Pepaw” Thompson Jr. , 83, of Pikeville, died Jan. 18. Born Nov. 1, 1929, the son of more on this story...  

01/11/2013
Obituaries

1946-2013 Rafael Fortuna Santiago, 66, of Pikeville, died January 6. Born Oct. 23, 1946, in the Philippines, he was the son of Gabriel and Ana Fortuna Santiago. Survivors include his wife, Rubinia Silva Santiago; three daughters: Dr. Myla more on this story...  

12/28/2012
Obituaries

Macel Wells Baxter, 62, of Bypro, died Dec. 16. Survivors: daughter Kimberly L. (Michael Adney) Baxter of Bypro; other family members. Funeral: Dec. 23 at Lower Burton Pentecostal Church, Bypro, under direction of Hall Funeral Home. Burial: Hall Cemetery, Wheelwright Linda Kay Wallen, more on this story...  

12/14/2012
Obituaries

Pike County is mourning the loss of a dedicated veteran this month. William Albert “Bob” Cox, 85, of Raccoon, died Dec. 6. He served in the U. S. Airforce and Army Air Corps during World War II, Korea and two terms in Vietnam. more on this story...  

11/30/2012
Obituaries

Billy Gene Varney, 57, of Grapevine, died Nov. 17. Survivors: wife Bonnie May Varney; children Billy M. Varney, Robin Varney; other family members. Funeral: Nov. 20 at Upper Grapevine Church of Christ. Burial: Varney Cemetery Helen Jean Mullins McPeeks, 77, of Ohio, formerly of more on this story...  

11/16/2012
Obituaries

Lucy Ella Morrison McGuire Hunter, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Nov. 10. She was born Oct. 28, 1923, the daughter of the late James and Rosie Setser Morrison. Her first husband, John E. McGuire, and her second husband, Woodrow Hunter, preceded her in death. more on this story...  

11/02/2012
Obituaries

Betty Williams Dye, 74, of Pikeville, died Oct. 25. Survivors: husband Layton Norman Dye of Pikeville; sons Tim Dye of Pikeville and Jimmy Dye of Grayson; other family members. Funeral: Oct. 27 at Pikeville Freewill Baptist Church. Burial: Betty Anderson Cemetery at Pikeville under the direction of more on this story...  

10/19/2012
Obituaries

Eula Opal Pitts Hicks, 82, of Blue River, widow of Glen L. Hicks, died Sept. 21. She was a member of the Prestonsburg Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary chapter. Survivors: children Larry A. Hicks of Blue River, Brenda (Darrell) Maynard of Pikeville; other family members. Funeral: Sept. 24 more on this story...  

10/05/2012
Obituaries

Bridgett Ann Adkins Smith, 58, of Turkey Creek, widow of Barry Smith, died Sept. 30. Survivors: mother Lodeen Pinson Adkins of Sidney; sons Matthew Smith, Nathan Smith, both of Turkey Creek; other family members. Funeral: Oct. 3 at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home. Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, more on this story...  

09/14/2012
Obituaries

Ruth Hatfield, 88, of Williamson, W. Va. , widow of Roby Hatfield, died Sept. 5. Survivors: children Mike (Trish) Hatfield of Red Jacket, W. Va. , Leah A. Glass of North Carolina; other family members. Funeral: Sept. 7 at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel. Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy more on this story...  

08/31/2012
Obituaries

Brenda Joyce Clay Music, 68, of Prestonsburg, died Aug. 19. Survivors: husband Tom Ed Music; daughter Janet E. (David) Brown of Orlando, Florida; other family members. Funeral: Aug. 22 at Hall Funeral Home. Burial: Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg Virginia Newsome Meade, 88, of Ligon, more on this story...  

08/17/2012
Obituaries

Marie Scalf, 90, of South Williamson, widow of Matthew Scalf, died Aug. 6. Survivors: siblings Earl E. Cope of South Williamson, Virginia Buchanan of Forest Hills; other family members. Funeral: Aug. 9 at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home. Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, W. Va. more on this story...  

08/03/2012
Obituaries

John Michael Poe, 36, of Blue River, died July 28. He was born May 2, 1976, the son of Johnny Andrew and Joyce Ann Bradford Poe of Blue River. He was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Flannery, who died May 14, and other family members. more on this story...  

07/20/2012
Obituaries

Fannie “Lois” Roberts, 75, of Indiana, formerly of Freeburn, widow of William Roberts, died July 9. Survivors: son Timothy (Renee) Roberts of Illinois; other family members. Funeral: July 13 at R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home. Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy Joseph more on this story...  

07/06/2012
Obituaries

Denise Elaine Sullivan Dove, 50, of Phelps, died June 25. She was a U. S. Army veteran. Survivors: parents Ernest D. and Ida J. Sullivan of Phelps; husband Jimmy C. Dove of Phelps; children Justin Dove of Pikeville, Sarah G. Smith, Audrea E. (Scott) Mounts, Meghan (Bobby) Dotson, more on this story...  

06/22/2012
Obituaries

Helen Margarite Hamilton Bench, 85, widow of Rev. Harvard M. Bench, of Crosslanes, W. Va. , formerly of Blackberry City, W. Va. , died June 10. Survivors: children Patricia Bench (Earl) Prater of Cross Lanes, Marvin Bench of Florida; other family members. Service: June 15 at Chambers Funeral Chapel. Burial: family more on this story...  

06/08/2012
Obituaries - Hospital employee passes

Rebecca Ann Hall, 56, of Pikeville, died June 5. She had worked as a nursing assistant in the Pikeville Medical Center Critical Care Unit, and had provided 15 years of service to the hospital before she resigned in January 2011. more on this story...  

05/25/2012
Obituaries

Kenneth Ray “Bobby” Williams, 61, of Cincinnati, formerly of Pikeville, died May 12. He was born June 11, 1950, a son of the late Earnest and Dwail Williams. He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Williams; and four nephews. more on this story...  

05/11/2012
Obituaries

Tracy Jones, a former Pikeville Medical Center respiratory therapist, died May 6. Jones, the 45-year-old son of Lenville and Ruby Newsome Jones, was employed at PMC from 1989 until February. Survivors include his wife Megan Jill Martin Jones of Pikeville; more on this story...  

04/27/2012
Obituaries

Michael Phillips, 59, of Pikeville, died April 14. Survivors: son Tommy M. Phillips of Ransom; other family members. Funeral: April 18 at J. W. Call Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment: O. T. Hinton Mausoleum Mary Elizabeth “Mary Lib” Branham, 85, of Pikeville, formerly of more on this story...  

04/05/2012
Obituaries

Roy Lawson, 71, of Harold, husband of Mary Lawson, died March 26. Funeral: March 30 at Hall Funeral Home. Burial: Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel Paul R. Martin, 75, of Ohio, formerly of Estill, died March 25. Funeral: March 31 at Hall Funeral Home. Burial: more on this story...  

 




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