Obituaries for June 2, 2017

Richard Lee Swiney, 70, of Nichelsville, passed away May 29. Funeral, May 31. Burial, Parrigan Cemetery, Clincho, Va.

 

Judith Diana Hager Fields, 76, of Winchester, passed away May 28. Funeral, May 31. Burial, Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel.

 

Harry Gordon Johnson, 70, of Melvin, passed away May 26. Funeral, May 30, Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, Byrpo. Burial, Buckingham Cemetery, Bevinsville.

 

Phyllis Lee Hughes, 68, of Prestonsburg, passed away May 25. Funeral, May 29.

 

Bogaline Newsome Hamilton, 68, of Grethel, passed away May 25. Funeral, May 28, Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, Teaberry. Burial, Hall Family Cemetery, Banner.

 

Billy Joe Hamilton, 69, of McDowell, passed away May 24. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Vietnam War. Funeral, May 28. Burial, Thomas Hamilton Cemetery, Teaberry.

 

Elmer Gene Holbrook, 79, of Prestonsburg, passed away May 24. Funeral, May 27, Highlands Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, Prestonsburg. Burial, Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel.

 

Walker Dale Hunter, the infant son of Kennedy Stumbo and Willis Hunter, died May 18. Graveside services, May 20, Martin Community Cemetery.

 

Bobby Gene Sammons, 66, of Pikeville, passed away May 24. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Funeral, May 27. Burial, Annie E. Young Cemetery, Pikeville.

 

Gail Hylton Smith, 85, of Pikeville, passed away May 24. Funeral, May 27, First Christian Church, Chloe Road. Burial, Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville.

 

Betty Joyce Collins, 74, of Printer, passed away May 25. Funeral, May 28. Burial, Martin Family Cemetery, Printer.

 

Jackie Click, 73, of Martin, passed away May 23. Funeral, May 26. Burial, Click Family Cemetery, Martin.

 

Ralph Jack Slone, 86, of Langley, passed away May 23. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict. Funeral, May 26. Burial, Pete Martin Cemetery, Eastern.

 

Dennis Randall “Denny” Crigger, 67, of Williamson, W.Va., passed away May 24. Funeral, May 27, Grace Baptist Temple, Williamson. Burial, Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, W.Va.

 

Connie Christine Maynard, 54, of Hazard, formerly of Belfry, passed away May 22. The body has been cremated.

 

James Irving “Butch” Joplin, Sr., 69, of Red Jacket, W.Va., passed away May 23. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served during the Vietnam War. He was a longtime high school and former University of Pikeville assistant coach. Funeral, May 27, Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, Red Jacket. Burial, Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, W.Va.

 

Thomas Lee Shell, 68, of Pikeville, passed away May 25. Funeral, May 28. Burial, Annie E. Young Cemetery.

 

Phyllis Joyce Walker, 70, of Pikeville, passed away May 25. Funeral, May 28. Burial, Richmond Cemetery.

 

Maxine Hall Marshall, 75, of Pikeville, died May 26. Funeral, May 28. Burial, Green Berry Hall Cemetery, Branham’s Creek.

 

Rita Fay Ray, 57, of Rockhouse, passed away May 24. Funeral, May 29, Pilgrim House Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial, Ray Family Cemetery, Rockhouse.