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Floyd County Deaths
As reported in the Floyd County Times Dates

December 23, 2002

Goldie Evans Adkins, 79, of Grethel, died Saturday, December 14, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 17, at the Pilgrims Home Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the Evans Cemetery, Grethel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Sadie Bakay, 85, of Weeksbury, died Tuesday, December 17, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Stacia Paige Collins, 2, of Betsy Layne, died at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Thursday, December 12, of injuries sustained in an auto accident. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 16, at the Little Dove Old Regular Baptist Church at Honaker. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Nora Holton, 37, died Friday, December 13, at the McDowell A.R.H. Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 16, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Della Lizziebeth Kidd, 80, of Honaker, died Tuesday, December 17, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Cordellia Marie Morris, 57, of Prestonsburg, formerly of Inez, died Wednesday, December 19. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 21, under the direction of Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

Palestine (Newsom) Newsome, 75, of Carpenter Road, Ashtabula, native of McDowell, died unexpectedly, Sunday, December 15, at Ashtabula County Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Chester Newsome. A service was held Wednesday, December 18, at the Lily of the Valley Old Regular Baptist Church, S.R. 84 and Kiwanis Park Drive, Geneva. Burial was in Ridgeview Cemetery. Ducro Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Joe Wheeler Stanley, 69, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, December 16, at the Riverview Health Care Center in Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

December 16, 2002

Bennie Franklin Blankenship, 73, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, December 9, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Fleming) Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 12, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Anna Ray Bond, 70, of Dana, died Friday, December 6, in the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 10, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Loraine Branham, 62, of Wheelwright, died Wednesday, December 11, at the McDowell ARH, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, John (M.C.) Branham. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bill Delong, 66, of Blue River, died Monday, December 9, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 12, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lewis Darvin Dotson, 79, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, December 10, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Lamb Dotson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 13, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Hugh Haroldean Henegar, 61, of Wayland, died Monday, December 9, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Newsome Henegar. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bobby Willard Wells Jr., 40, of Auxier, died Friday, December 6, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Kay Jenkins Wells. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 8, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Dr. Margaret Lewis, 54, of Prestonsburg, director of Morehead State University’s center at Prestonsburg, died Wednesday afternoon, December 4, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Morehead. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Prestonsburg. Northcutt and Son Home for Funerals was in charge of arrangements.

Mikey Little, 80, of Wheelwright, died Tuesday, December 10, at McDowell ARH, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Shyann Paige Pratt, daughter of James Arthur and Kathy Michelle Pratt of Pippa Passes, was stillborn Thursday, December 12, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were conducted on Saturday, December 14, at 11 a.m., at the Jacobs Family Cemetery in Pippa Passes. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Leabelle Marie Rice, 82, of Betsy Layne, died Sunday, December 8, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Cortney Danielle Smith, 14, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, December 8, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 12, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Raymond Zemo, 77, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, December 4, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Mary Mullins Zemo. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 7, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

November 25, 2002

Marlene (Howell) Blevins, 70, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, November 18, at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 21, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Helen Johnson Burke, 72, of Melvin, died Thursday, November 14, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Orville Burke. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Vernon Clay, 63, of Dwale, died Thursday, November 21, at the Dialysis Clinic in Prestonsburg. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 24, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

John Wayne (Duke) Clevinger, 21, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, January 11, at home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Eloise Ward Collins, 86, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, November 10, at Prestonsburg Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Martha Combs, 62, of Raven, died Tuesday, November 19, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jeanette Miles Fields, 70, of Science Hill, died Sunday, November 17, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 20, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Mary Frances Honshell Goodrich, 66, of Wayland, died Saturday, November 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 18, under the direction of Warren E. Toler Funeral Home.

Derona Triplett Hall, 81, of Raven, died Tuesday, November 19, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Charles Everette Diskey Jr., 45, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, November 1. He is survived by his wife, Gina Crace Diskey. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 5, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Elmer Lafferty, 47, of Auxier, died Wednesday, November 13, at home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Hawley Martin, 82, of Flatwoods, native of Floyd County, died Wednesday, November 13, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Byrd William “B.W.” McDonald, 61, of Paintsville, died Wednesday, November 13, at Highlands Regional Medical Center emergency room. He is survived by his wife, Sherry R. Lyon McDonald. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 16, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Elder Chester E. Newsome, 82, of Craynor, died Saturday, November 16. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 19, 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry. Burial was made in the Ike Roberts Cemetery, at Grethel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ora Burke Reynolds, 89, a Floyd County native, died Monday, November 11, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 14, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Edgar Rose, 66, of Printer, died Thursday, November 21, at his residence. He is survived by his wife Artie Conn Rose. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 24, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Arthur Sturgill, 70, of Albion, Michigan, native of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, November 17, at Battle Creek Health Systems. He is survived by his wife Hazel Hairr Sturgill. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 21, under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home.

Robert Allen Wiese, 43, of Martin, died Tuesday, November 19. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 22, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

November 18, 2002

Goldie A. Spears Baker, 83, a native of German, died Sunday, November 10, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Teddy Bates, 27, of Wayland, died Saturday, November 9, at Wayland, as the result of an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

John Wayne (Duke) Clevenger, 21, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, January 11, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Eloise Ward Collins, 86, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, November 10, at the Prestonsburg Health Center, Prestonsburg. Memorial services were conducted Friday, November 15, at 11 a.m., at the Community United Methodist Church, Burke Avenue, Prestonsburg. Entombment was in the Lawn Park Mausoleum, New Orleans, Louisiana, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home.

Alan Curtis Duncan, 47, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, November 4, at home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Brenda Calhoun Fitch, 56, of Dwale, died Tuesday, November 5, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Millard F. Hamilton, 94, of Harold, died Wednesday, November 13, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Delcie Salisbury Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Pearl Hamilton Justice, 84, of Harold, died Friday, November 8, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Elmer Lafferty, 47, of Auxier, died Wednesday, November 13, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Layne Lafferty. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Hawley Martin, 82, of Flatwoods, a native of Floyd County, died Wednesday, November 13, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Martin. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jerry Morgan, 45, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, November 11, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Vanecie Newsome Tackett, 84, of Bowling Green, native of Melvin, died Thursday, November 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Audrey Slone Wiley, 80, of Estill, died Tuesday, November 12, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

November 11, 2002

Arthur “Shorty” Cole, 74, of Harold, died Saturday, November 2, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 5, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Fred Conn, 76, of Martin, died Friday, November 1, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 4, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Alan Curtis Duncan, 47, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, November 4, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Gayle Keathley Duncan. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Brenda Calhoun Fitch, 56, of Dwale, died Tuesday, November 5, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Gordon Fitch. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Charles Everette Diskey Jr., 45, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, November 1. He is survived by his wife, Gina Grace Diskey. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 5, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Samuel May Leslie, 85, of Emma, died Saturday, November 2, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Grace Garret Leslie. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 4, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

George McKinney, 66, of Harold, died Tuesday, November 5, at the home of his son, in South Amherst, following a 15-month illness. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn McKinney. Funeral services were held Friday, November 8, under the direction of the Hempel Funeral Home, Amherst, Ohio.

Matthew Morgan, 78, of Stinnett, died Tuesday, November 5, at Kentucky River Medical Center, Jackson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 7, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Norma Watkins Pitts, 68, of Lackey, died Friday, November 1, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 6, at Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lucille Watkins Shepherd, 74, of Hueysville, died Friday, November 1, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, John Clayton Shepherd. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 4, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Betty Louise Richardson Smith, 63, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, November 1, in the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Frank Smith. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 4, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ben Tackett, 66, of St. Augustine, Florida, a native of Weeksbury, died Saturday, November 2. He is survived by his wife, Suzetta Osborne Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 9, under the direction of Hall & Jones Funeral Home.

Norma Jean Tackett, 76, of Huntington, Indiana, formerly of Melvin, died Wednesday, October 30, at her daughter’s home in Warsaw, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Deal-Robbins & Van Gilder Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel.

October 21, 2002

Troy Bentley, 83, of Beaver, died Thursday, October 17, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 20, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, is in charge of arrangements.

Anna Lucille Samons Brown, 49, of Frankfort, formerly of Martin, died Friday, October 11, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

James E. Cooley, 81, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, October 11, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Emogene McCarty Cooley. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 14, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Frasure Hall, 79, of McDowell, died Tuesday, October 15, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Opal Brown Hayes, 87, of Ligon, died Friday, October 11, at her daughter’s residence in New Boston, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lucille Ousley, 93, of Allen, formerly of Hippo, died Friday, October 11, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

Bessie Sexton, 92, of Garrett, died October 12, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Leonard Sexton. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Jasmine Renee Woods, infant daughter of Jason and Tina Hall Woods of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Floyd County, died Wednesday, October 9, in Killeen, Texas. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

October 7, 2002

Carl Wilson Allen, 82, of Huntersville, North Carolina, formerly of Floyd County, died Saturday, September 28, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Bethel Moore Allen. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 1, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Mildred Newsome Anderson, 67, of Harold, formerly of Little Robinson Creek, died Friday, September 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, James D. Anderson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 30, under the direction of Hall & Jones Funeral Home.

Rachel Dawn Anderson, daughter of Larry Anderson and Connie Cundiff, of Langley, was stillborn, Wednesday, October 2, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 3, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Burnis Bradford, 76, of David, died Wednesday, October 2, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Inis Adams Bradford. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 5, under the directionof Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Thelma Daniels, 93, of Wayland, died Thursday, September 26, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 28, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Mary C. Hale, 82, of Hippo, died Saturday, September 21, at Hazard ARH Hospital, following a long battle with cancer. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Glenn Darrell Hall, 63, of Topmost, died Wednesday, October 2, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Janet Sublett Hall. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 5, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Neval (Chaffins) Jones, 82, of Lackey, died Thursday, September 26, at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 28, at the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Chandler Cemetery, Lackey, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jess Lee (Tankersley) Mahan, 82, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, September 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 28, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Mertie Blevins Newsome, 61, of McDowell, died Friday, September 27, at the University of Louisville Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 30, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Kathelene Ousley, 78, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, October 1, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Willard Ousley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 4, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Tandy Samons, 77, of Martin, died Saturday, September 28, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bertha Mary Davis Slone, 84, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, September 25, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Don Avery Slone, 30, of McDowell, died Saturday, September 28, at Topmost. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 3, at Providence Old Regular Baptist Church at Topmost, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Syble Stricklin, 64, of Dana, died Friday, September 29. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

September 30, 2002

Robert “Bob” Bolen, 90, of Garrett, died Sunday, September 22. He is survived by his wife, Opal Huff Bolen. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Cora Collins, 81, of Melvin, died Tuesday, September 24, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Addison Bee Collins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 26, at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Gwen Gaile, 74, of Clearwater Beach, Florida, family member of Lloyd and Eleanor Crum of Prestonsburg, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2002, at the Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Florida. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Hascal Beauford Gullett, 90, of Bypro, died Thursday, September 19, at the Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, September 23, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Mary C. Hale, 82, of Hippo, died Saturday, September 21, at Hazard. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ruth Reynolds Hamilton, 73, of Beaver, died Friday, September 20, in the Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 23, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Hatler “Hat Toe” Johnson, 60, of Hi Hat, died Monday, September 23. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Susan Wallen Kelly, 75, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, September 22, at Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 26, under the direction of Greg Kempf Funeral Home, Marshal Michigan.

Goldie Scutchfield, 71, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, died Tuesday, September 17, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Alton Scutchfield. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 21, under the direction of Stark Funeral Service Moore Memorial Chapel.

Bill Douglas “Doug” Shepherd, 53, of Martin, died Monday, September 23, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bill T. Turner, 61, of Gratis Township, Ohio, native of Wayland, died Wednesday, September 25, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn “Kitty” Turner. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 28, under the direction of Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, Middletown, Ohio.

September 16, 2002

Pearl Nadine Bartley, 56, of Hi Hat, died Thursday, September 12, at Pikeville Metodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, William Ronald “Toby”’ Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 15, in the Church of God of Prophecy, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Myrtle Virginia Frazier Flannery Berry, 90, of Lexington, formerly of Martin, died Friday, September 6, in the Lexington Country Place Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lola E. Jarrell Boyd, 66, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, September 6, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. She is survived by her husband, Roe Thomas Boyd. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Milford Bryant, 66, of Teaberry, died Tuesday, September 3, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 6, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Louise Moore Church, 80, of Langley, died Tuesday, September 3, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 6, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Aline Ova Ledbetter Craig, 75, of Harold, died Wednesday, September 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 13, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Buddy Boy Hall, 69, of McDowell, died Friday, September 6, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Lorraine Vance Hall. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Lona Hamilton, 83, of Ashtabula, Ohio, native of Floyd County, died Wednesday, September 4, at her home. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 7, under the direction of Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory.

Mary M. Roberts Jenkins, 86, of Martin, died Thursday, September 5, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Verleen Kidd, 71, of Kendallville, Indiana, native of Floyd County, died on Sunday, September 8, at her residence, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 12, under the direction of Hite Funeral Home.

Glen Laferty, 84, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, September 5, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 8, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Woodrow Patrick, 78, of Langley, died Sunday, August 8, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 11, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Elsie Music Pinion, 78, of Tram, died Saturday, September 7, at the Riverview Healthcare Center, Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Oliver Pinion. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Donna Faye Reffett, 48, of David, died Sunday, September 8, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 11, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Daisy Ellen Risner, 51, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, September 8, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, James Risner of Prestonsburg. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 11, under the direction of the Burke Funeral Home.

Fred Slone, 63, of Warsaw, Indiana, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, September 2, at home following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 5, under the direction of McHatton-Sadler Funeral Home, Warsaw, Indiana.

Myrtle Smith, 77, of Stanville, died Tuesday, September 3, at home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

September 2, 2002

Genevie Daniels, 71, of Stephens Branch, Martin, died Tuesday, August 27, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Arnold Daniels. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Flossie B. Holbrook, 100, of Ada, Ohio, a Floyd County native, died Saturday, August 24, at Richland Manor Nursing Home of Bluffton, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 27, at 11 a.m., at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, Ohio.

Edison “Buddy” Johnson, 53, of McDowell, died Friday, August 23, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Marlene Collins Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Orpha Ellen Kidd, 81, of Fruitland Park, Florida, died Thursday, August 22, at Leesburg Medical Center in Leesburg, Florida. She is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Kidd. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 27, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jerry Michael Lamb, 50, of Harold, died Sunday, August 25, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Judith Ann Lamb. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 28, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Rex Meade, 77, of McDowell, died Friday, August 23, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 26, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Delia Mae Moore Nolan, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, August 23, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 26, at 11 a.m., at the First Baptist Church, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Charles Edward Hall Sr., 60, of Huntington, Indiana, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, August 26, 2002, at Parkview Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 29, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ruth Jervis, 57, of Auxier, died Wednesday, August 28, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Jervis. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 31, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jerry Michael Lamb, 50, of Harold, died Sunday, August 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Judith Ann Lamb. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 28, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

George D. Tackett, 62, of Beaver, died Wednesday, August 28, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda Flanary Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 31, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Willie Golden Wilburn, 89, of Harold, died Wednesday, August 14, at his residence at Harold. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 17, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Bronley Gene Williams, 57, of Paintsville, formerly of Floyd County, died Friday, August 23, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 27, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Josephine Yates, 70, of Printer, died Tuesday, August 20, at the Clark Regional Medical Care Center, Winchester. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

August 26, 2002

Ronald A. Balch, 55, of Heidelberg, died Thursday, August 22, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

James Daniels, 75, of Drift, died Saturday, August 17, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, August 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Lizzie Dials, 87, of Wabash, Indiana, formerly of Floyd County, died Tuesday, August 20, at Wabash County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 24, under the direction of Grandstaff - Hentgen Manchester Funeral Home.

Pearl LeMaster Ellis, 85, of Langley, died Friday, August 16, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, August 18, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lossie Marie Hall, 82, of Betsy Layne, died Saturday, August 17, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, August 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Frances Hamilton, 96, of Greenwich, Ohio, formerly of Galveston, died Wednesday, August 21, at the Brethren Care Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 24, under the direction of Eastman Funeral Home.

Mitchell H. Lawson, 31, of Dana, died Sunday, August 18, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, August 21, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Melster Conn Maggard, 69, of Wabash, Indiana, formerly of Martin, died Friday, August 16, at her residence, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, August 20, under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

John Rice Jr, 76, of Otsego, Michigan, formerly of Glo, died Tuesday, August 20, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 24, under the direction of Winkel Funeral Home.

Josephine Yates, 70, of Printer, died Tuesday, August 20, at the Clark Regional Medical Care Center. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, August 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

August 19, 2002

June Akers, 76, of Galveston, died Monday, August 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 15, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Hi Morgan Bradford, 64, of Winona Lake, Indiana, a native of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, August 10, at the Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 13, under the direction of McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel.

Ernest Powell Clay, of Gallipolis, Ohio, native of Allen, died Sunday, August 11, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Crisp Clay. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, April 14, at the Martin Cemetery, Allen. Arrangements were under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Fred Fraley, 91, of Lexington, formerly of Wayland, died Wednesday, August 14, in the Pine Meadows Nursing Home in Lexington, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ottis Hamilton, 34, of Teaberry, died Tuesday, August 13, at the University of Louisville Hospital, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Fields Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Eliza Mitchell, 80, of Drift, died Tuesday, August 12, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Grethel Newsome Mullins, 80, of Melvin, died Tuesday, August 6, at her residence. Services were conducted Thursday, August 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Mamie Newman, 87, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, August 11, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 14, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Effie Patton Post, 90, of Langley, died Wednesday, August 7. Services were conducted Saturday, August 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Dan Rowland, 61, Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, August 6. Funeral services were conducted August 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Banner Kidd Sr., 72, native of Prater Creek, died on Tuesday, August 13, at his residence in Kendallville, Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Verleen Akers Kidd. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 17, at Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in Springfield Township Cemetery, north of Mongo, Indiana. Arrangements were by Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville, Indiana.

Willie Golden Wilburn, 89, of Toler Creek Road, Harold, died Wednesday, August 14, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 17, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin.

Grethel Lynn Looney Zemo, 56, of Harold, died Thursday, August 8, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Allen R. Zemo. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 10, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

August 12, 2002

Margie Slone Bentley, 64, of Topmost, died Sunday, August 4, at McDowell Appalachian Hospital, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 7, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Billie Jean Childers, of Lexington, native of Wayland, died Wednesday, July 31, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted, Saturday, August 3, under the direction of Kerr Funeral Home.

Lula Cornett, 95, a native of Blue River, died Thursday, August 1, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 3, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Jo Ann Theresa Alsop Gibson, 66, of Louisville, died Thursday, August 1, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 5, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Nelma Martin Hall, of Mason, Ohio, native of Drift, died Sunday, August 4. She is survived by her husband, Willie Franklin Hall. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 7, under the direction of Hodapp Funeral Home, West Chester, Ohio.

Esther May Yates Hall Lawson, 79, of Harold, died Sunday, July 28, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Effie Patton Post, 90, of Langley, died Wednesday, August 7, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Sophie A. Samons, 82, of Martin, died Sunday, July 28, in the Prestonsburg Health Care Centter. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Delcie Slone, 87, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, formerly of Wayland, died Wednesday, July 31, in Michigan. Graveside services were conducted Monday, August 5, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

August 5, 2002

Eugene Akers, 58, of Harold, died Sunday, July 28, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 31, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Artie T. Amburgey, 89, of Bypro, died Thursday, July 18, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Barbara Caudill, 64, of Beaver, died Thursday, July 18, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Caudill. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Robert Carl Evans, 86, of McKnight Terrace, Middletown, Ohio, died Thursday, July 25, at the Middletown Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 31, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Howell Hale, 84, of Harold, died Sunday, July 28, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 31, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Raymond Hamilton, 82, of Grethel, died Saturday, July 27, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 30, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Herbert Hoover Hall, 69, of Teaberry, died Thursday, July 25, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 27, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.

Esther May Yates Hall Lawson, 79, of Harold, died Sunday, July 28, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lona Elliott Martin, 83, of Warsaw, Indiana, formerly of McDowell, died Friday, July 26, in the Cambridge House Nursing Home, Warsaw, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Joe Martin, 78, of Hueysville, died Thursday, July 24, at the Prestonsburg Health Care. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 27, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Vaughan L. McCoy, 83, of Louisville, native of Wayland, died Wednesday, July 31, at Hillcreek Manor Nursing Home in Louisville. He is survived by his wife, the former Shirley Ruhl of Louisville. Funeral services were held Friday, August 2, under the direction of Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home.

Burnis Moore, 78, of Monticello, formerly of Melvin, died Sunday, July 28, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Alberta Thomas Moore. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 31, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Sophie A. Samons, 82, of Martin, died Sunday, July 28, in the Prestonsburg Health Care Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Hope Steele, infant daughter of William Steele and Ginger Griffith, of Wayland, died Tuesday, July 30, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, July 31, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ruth Vivian Stanley Whitmer, 77, of Prestonsburg, died at her home on Tuesday, July 30. No services or visitation were held. Arrangements was handled by Hall Funeral Home.

July 29, 2002

Artie T. Amburgey, 89, of Bypro, died Wednesday, July 18, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Barbara Caudill, 64, of Beaver, died Thursday, July 18, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Caudill. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Betty Allen Frances, 77, a former Floyd County resident, died Saturday, June 29, at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park, Florida, after a long bout with cancer. A graveside memorial service was held Monday, July 15, at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Florida—National Cremation Society, Clearwater, Florida.

Herbert Hoover Hall, 69, of Teaberry, died Thursday, July 25, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Vina Holbrook Hall. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 27, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

William Hite Martin Jr., 66, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, July 17, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 20, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Eugene Lawson, 69, of Edmonton, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, July 8, in the T.J. Sampson Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 11, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ralph Lawson, 76, of Harold, died Tuesday, July 9, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Joe Martin, 78, of Hueysville, died Thursday, July 24, at the Prestonsburg Health Care. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 27, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Monique Mierzejewski Frasure, 56, of Lexington, died Monday, July 22, at her residence, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Gary Frasure. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Whelen Pitts, 71, of Martin, died Monday, July 22, in the Riverview Health Care, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 24, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Frank Dean Reffitt, 51, of Martin, died Monday, July 8, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Joyce C. Slone, 70, of Winchester, native of Floyd County, died Monday, July 22, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 25, under the direction of Scobee Funeral Home, Winchester.

Tony Ray Walters, 43, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, July 12, at Ewing. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ronald E. (Whitey) Wills, 55, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, July 20, in Pike County, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

July 22, 2002

John Allen 94, of Prestonsburg, former commonwealth attorney (Floyd and Knott counties), 31st Judicial District, 1939-1946), died Saturday, July 13, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Clara Allen, 76, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, July 15, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Bert Allen. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 18, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Gertrude Carroll, 59, of Martin, died Saturday, July 13, in the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Bill Carroll. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Johnny Henderson, 60, of Lakeville, Ohio, native of Floyd County, died Saturday, July 6, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Gayheart) Henderson. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 9, under the direction of Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville.

Aileen Hughes Howard, 73, of Garrett, died Thursday, July 11, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 14, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ruby B. Logan, 84, of Ashland, native of Floyd County, died Saturday, July 13, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 15, under the direction of Marshall Steen Funeral Home.

Murl Prater, 74, of Hueysville, died Saturday, July 13, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Paul Salisbury, 63, of Teaberry, died Sunday, July 14, at his residence, following a sudden illness. He is survived by his wife, Linda Howell Salisbury. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Nell Boyd Samons, 77, of Dana, died Sunday, July 14, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 11, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Frederick Timothy (Tim) Shelton, 36, of Martin, died Wednesday, July 17, at his residence, following a sudden illness. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Ousley Shelton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Tony Ray Walters, 43, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, July 12, in Ewing, (Fleming Co.), following a sudden illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

July 15, 2002

Edna Mae Bailey, 82, of Hueysville, died Saturday, July 6, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Melva Sue Joseph Brown, 47, of Prestonsburg, was dead on arrival at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, on Thursday, July 4. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 7, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Topsy Martin Butler, 88, of Drift, died Saturday, July 6, at Hazard, from an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, July 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

John B. Craft, 87, of Hueysville, died Friday, July 5, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 7, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Paul T. Elliott, 60, of Bevinsville, died Monday, June 24, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Octavia Jones Hall, 87, of Craynor, died Friday, July 5, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 7, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.

Edmund Craig Hamilton, 23, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, July 3, at U.K. Medical Center, Lexington, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Lola Evelyn Hamilton, 74, of Allen, died Wednesday, June 26, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 29, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ruby Hill, 58, of Buffalo Grove Ill., formerly of Stanville, died Wednesday, June 26, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Charles D. Howell, 74, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, formerly of Harold, died Wednesday, July 3, at the Russell Park Nursing Center in Lewiston, Maine. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Charles George Emmett Jr., 78, of Ivel, died Friday, July 5, at his home. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, July 9, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Eugene Lawson, 69, of Edmonton, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, July 8, in the T.J. Sampson Community Hospital in Glasgow, after a sudden illness. He is survived by his wife, Julia Boyd Lawson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 11, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Junior Lawson, 77, of Harold, died Wednesday, June 26, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 29, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rodney Leckrone, 26, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, July 6, in Johnson County, following injuries sustained from an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Roberta Moore Luxmore, 67, of Price, died Tuesday, July 2, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 5, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Patsy Blackburn Meade, 55, of Stockport, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 3, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 7, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Lora Sloane Moore, 87, died at her home in Mallie, on Wednesday, July 3. She is survived by her husband, Mason Moore. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 7, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Rose M. Osborne, died on Saturday, July 6, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Homer Osborne. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

William “Bill Ted” Perry, 56, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, July 5, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jesse W. Rowe, 56, of Lexington, formerly of Prestonsburg, and Frankfort, died Wednesday, July 10, at St. Joseph Hospital East, after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Sandra S. Rowe. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 13, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main Street, Lexington.

Betty Jo Shepherd Craft, 66, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, June 27, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 30, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

James Robert Slone, 16, of Wayland, died Friday, July 5, in Little Paint, Prestonsburg. He was the son of Walter Scott Slone of Wayland, and Vivian Lee Coker Ferguson of Little Paint. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Wanda Fern Stephens, 67, of Bypro, died Tuesday, June 25, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Keniss Ervin Tackett, 59, of Harold, died following a sudden illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 3, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Elvira DeRossett Tussey, 85, of Lexington, formerly of Floyd County, died Friday, July 5, at the Lexington Country Place. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 7, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Billie Williamson, 77, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, July 4, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 7, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

July 1, 2002

Madge Chaffins, 70, of Wayland, died Friday, June 21, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Kelly Chaffins, 75, of Garrett, died Sunday, June 23, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital in Martin. He is survived by his wife, Nerva Lawson Chaffins. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

John W. Endicott, 93, of Slick Rock, Prestonsburg, died Monday, June 24, at the Highland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 27, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Paul T. Elliott, 60, of Bevinsville, died Monday, June 24, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Richard (Rich) Hall, 84, of Topmost, died Monday, June 24, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 26, 11 a.m., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Dolph Gordon Hurt, of Hager, Hill, formerly of LaMarque, Texas, died Saturday, June 22, at Summit Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Funeral services were in the Forest Park East Funeral Home Chapel, in Webster, Texas.

Junior Lawson, 77, of Harold, died Wednesday, June 26, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Esther Yates Lawson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 29, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Miss Maurine Mayo, died Saturday, June 22, at the Lafayette Place in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted at Wednesday, June 26, at First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg.

Geneva Cooley Prater, 82, of Hueysville, died Sunday, June 23, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Dockie Prater. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 26, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Hubert Puckett, 75, of Abbott Creek Road, Prestonsburg, died Sunday, June 23, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Wells Puckett. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 27, at 1 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel.

Jean Salisbury, 76, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas, formerly of Martin, died Saturday, June 22, in Shell Knob, Missouri. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Buford Slone, 70, of Martin, husband of Nyoka Rice Slone, died Sunday, June 23, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 26, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.

Dallas Prater, Sr., 65, of Litchfield, (formerly of Albion and Homer areas), died Saturday, June 22, at the Hillsdale Community Health Center. He is survived by his wife, Isola (Shepherd) Prater. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home.

Wanda Fern Stephens, 67, of Bypro, died Tuesday, June 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Johnny Stephens. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

James Dennis Wells, 87, native of Betsy Layne, died Friday, June 14, at Miller Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 19, under the direction of Preston Funeral Home.

Franklin Yates, 58, died Friday, June 21, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Lottie Damron Yates. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 24, at his residence.

Kathryn Turner Youmans, 72, of Minnie, died Monday, June 24, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 27, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

June 24, 2002

Ruby C. Baker, 83, retired manager of Dawahare’s, died Sunday, June 16. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland, Lexington.

Barry Lee Conley, 21, of Martin, died Wednesday, June 19, at Wayland. He is survived by his wife, Carey Fitzpatrick Conley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Chester Dutton, 54, of Frenchburg, formerly of Weeksbury, died Friday, June 7, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

George Burchett Jr., 42, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, June 20, at Eastern, Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 23, 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Sallie Jewell Hughes Hale, 81, died Tuesday, June 18. She is survived by her husband, Richard Hale. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Palmer Hall, 54, native of McDowell, died June 16. Funeral services were conducted and burial was in the Collett Family Cemetery at Essie, under the direction of Walker Funeral Home, Hyden.

Hasadore Harris, 87, died Tuesday, June 18, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Willina Gwenevere Hayes, 48, of Stanville, died Thursday, June 20, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Tabitha Ann Hensley, 32, of Lexington, formerly of Langley, died Thursday, June 13, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Bill Demar of Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 17, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Earl Howell, 74, of Camden, formerly of McDowell, died Saturday, June 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Howell. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 20, under the direction of Webb Noonan Funeral Home.

Ronnie Johnson, 50, of Miramar, Fla., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died Friday, May 24, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Josie Escalanteon. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 29, at the Miramar Evangelical Free Church.

Earl Ray Johnson, 60, of Hi Hat, died Sunday, June 16, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Fisher Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 18, under direction of Hall Funeral Home.

George Burchett Jr., 42, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, June 20, at Eastern Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 23, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Thomas Raymond LeMaster, 81, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, June 16, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mabel Jean Conley LeMaster, of Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 19, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Sue Cook Moore, 80, of Bevinsville, died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Hermie Myers, 90, of Weeksbury, died Saturday, June 8, at the Parkview Nursing Home and Rehab Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Elva Darcus Newsome, 73, of Teaberry, died Sunday, June 16, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 20, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Earnest Owens, 83, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, June 14, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. He was married to Vada (Ratliff) Owens, who survives him. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 16, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Billy James Sexton, 73, of Lackey, died Thursday, June 6, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Dooley Sexton. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

James Freddy Slone, 58, died Wednesday, June 19, following an extended illness at his residence in Wayland. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Carrie Elswick Stratton, 89, of Betsy Layne, died Friday, June 14, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 18, under the direction of J.W. Call Funeral Home.

Jennifer Dewan Vance, 26, of Galveston, died Thursday, June 6, at the McDowell ARH. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

David Arley Webb, 77, of Betsy Layne, died Friday, June 14, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 17, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

June 17, 2002

Estill Cole, 69, of Melvin, died Monday, June 10, of an extended illness at the residence of his daughter at Hi Hat. He is survived by his wife, Fayetta Johnson Cole. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Chester Dutton, 54, of Frenchburg, Ky., formerly of Weeksbury, died Friday, June 7, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Victoria Little Flannery, 84, of Wheelwright, died Wednesday, June 12, at the McDowell ARH of an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Richard Griffith, 88, of Garrett, died Saturday, June 8, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Polly Poe Grifffith. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 10, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ola B. Halbert, 87, of Printer, died Wednesday, June 12, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Derek Kane Hale, 28, died Thursday, May 30, at the Pikevville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 4, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Lassia M. Hatcher, native of Allen, died June 1, in St. Petersburg, Florida. A memorial service will be held at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 4444 5th Ave. North, St. Petersburg, FL, on June 27, at 11:00 a.m.

Richard “Dick” Lewis Jr., 59, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, June 8, after an extended illness at the Wolfe County Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Jervis Lewis. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Martin Otto Baldridge Jr., 71, native of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, May 23, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Betty Adams Baldridge. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 27, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Audrey Childers Moore, 78, of Drift, died Friday, June 7, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 10, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Hermie Myers, 90, of Weeksbury, died Saturday, June 8, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Della “Dell” Newsome, 90, of Melvin, died Monday, June 10, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted, Thursday, June 13, under the direction off Hall Funeral Home.

Monnie Slone, 74, of Kite, Ky., died Saturday, June 8, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Gracie Sparkman, 97, of Dema, died Wednesday, June 12, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Nicky Todd Stapleton, 32, of Louisa, formerly of Harold, died at the Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Wednesday, June 5, following an automobile accident. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Steve Ray Stumbo, 50, of Somerset, formerly of Martin and McDowell, died Sunday, June 9, at his residence. Graveside services were conducted Friday, June 14, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

June 10, 2002

Rodalph Burchett, 78, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, June 3, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 5, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Lucy V. Conn, 57, of Clare, Michigan, died Wednesday, June 5, at the Mid Michigan Medical Center in Clare. She is survived by her husband, Eursel. Services were conducted Friday, June 7, at 2:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in Clare. Arrangements were by the Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home Inc., of Clare, Michigan.

Virginia Daryl Worrix Cook, 54, of Bevinsville, died Monday, June 3, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Phillip Cook. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jimmy Howard Daniels, 67, of Auxier, died Monday, June 3, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife Bertha Rose Shramm Daniels. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 6, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Derek Kane Hale, 28, of Harold, died Thursday, May 30, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his mother, Joyceleen (Crider) Hale. Funeral services were conducted, Tuesday, June 4, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Garnett “Runt” Hall, 76, of Martin, died Friday, May 31, in Lakeland, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 4, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Arthur James, 75, of Wheelwright, died Friday, May 24, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Adams James. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 30, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Nicky Todd Stapleton, 32, of Louisa, formerly of Harold, died of an automobile accident at the Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Wednesday, June 5. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Winona Newsome Tackett, 61, of Waynesburg, native of Floyd County, died Tuesday, June 4, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford. She is survived by her husband, Grant Tackett of Waynesburg. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 8, under the direction of Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg.

Rose Vicars, 67, of Melvin, died Thursday, May 30, at the McDowell ARH. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Gregory Wicker, 37, of Hueysville, died Wednesday, May 29, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Sue Wicker. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Elder Silas Williams, 79, died Friday, May 31, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Orma Smith Williams. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 3, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

June 3, 2002

Jimmy Lee Akers, 56, of Banner, died Monday, May 27, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 29, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Fred W. Akers, 80, of O’Brien, Florida, formerly of Dana, died Monday, May 27, at Good Samaritan Center, Dowling Park, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Willa Faye Phillips Akers. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 31, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Adith Boleyn, 82, of Garrett, died Monday, May 20, at the Hazard ARH. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ruby Grace Bradley, 94, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, May 28, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted, Saturday, June 1, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Claudia Odell Davenport, 80, of Van Lear, died Sunday, May 26, at the Highland Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Alvin Eugene Davenport Sr. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 30, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

James Andrew (Preacher) Goble, 87, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, May 25, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Mable Hall Goble. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Charles “Togo” Thomas Harris, 62, of Allen, died Friday, May 24, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Memorial services will be announced at a later date, Hall Funeral Home, Martin, caring for those arrangements.

Sara T. McNaughton Ilasenko, 77, of Sterling Heights, Michigan, native of Harold, died Saturday, May 18, in the Mt. Clemens General Hospital, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.

Arthur James, 35, of Wheelwright, died Friday, May 24, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Adams James. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 30, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rose Vicars, 67, of Melvin, died Thursday, May 30, at the McDowell ARH in McDowell. She is survived by her husband, Robert Vicars. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 2, at 1 p.m., at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church in Bypro, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Gregory Wicker, 37, of Hueysville, died Wednesday, May 29, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Sue Hicks Wicker. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 2, 11 a.m., at the Mousie First Baptist Church, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

May 29, 2002

Adith Boleyn, 82, of Garrett, died Monday, May 20, at the Hazard ARH. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Katie Wallen Calhoun, 93, of Dwale, died Tuesday, May 21, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 24, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Pete Chaffins, 63, of Leitchfield, died Tuesday, May 21. He is survived by his wife, Marion Chaffins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 24, under the direction of Watkins-Oller Funeral Home.

Bruce S. Hall, 77, of Banner, died Monday, May 20, in J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center in Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Earrit Merl Hayes, 88, of Martin, died Saturday, May 18, at the Mary Chiles Hospital, Mt. Sterling. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Orville James Hicks, 74, of Nelsonville, Oh., died Saturday, May 18, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Emogene Hicks. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 22, under the direction of Skunza Funeral Service.

Ida Jervis, 54, of Langley, died Friday, May 17, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Earl Jervis. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 19, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Julia Stratton, 84, died Saturday, May 18, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 21, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

May 27, 2002

Lorraine Williams Baldridge, 80, of Prestonsburg, native of Johnson County, died Saturday, April 20, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 22, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Laura Elizabeth Bevins, 88, formerly of Prestonsburg, native of Pikeville, died Friday, April 12, at Lakeland Healthcare Center in Milford, Indiana, following an extended illness. Graveside rites were conducted Tuesday, April 16, at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel. Burke Funeral Home of Prestonsburg was in charge of arrangements.

Betty Joe Mullins Dempsey, 60, of Garrett, died Tuesday, April 16, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 18, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Cletis Randall Griffith, 61, of Martin, died Wednesday, April 24, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Lois Allen Griffith. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Thomas Eugene Kendrick, 41, of Otisville, Michigan, died Saturday, April 20, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Margaret J. “Peggy” Kidd of Harold, died Thursday, April 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Henry Kidd. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 28, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ruby Mitchell McKee, 51, of Teaberry, died Friday, April 19, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Carroll Moore, 55, of Price, died Tuesday, April 23, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Judy Collins Moore. Burial was in the Moore Family Cemetery at Price, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Grace Holbrook O’Brien, 71, native of Floyd County, died Friday, April 19, at the University Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

David Salisbury, 45, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, April 15, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Frances Ophelia Shepherd, 93, of Salyersville, died Wednesday, April 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rhonda Faye Spurlock, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, April 23, following an extended illness. Burial will be in the Freeman Parsons Cemetery, Printer, on Saturday, April 27, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Minnie E. Todd, of Akron, Ohio, native of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, April 18, at the age of 88. A memorial service was held Monday, April 22, at the Adams Mason Memorial Chapel

April 29, 2002

Lorraine Williams Baldridge, 80, of Prestonsburg, native of Johnson County, died Saturday, April 20, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 22, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Laura Elizabeth Bevins, 88, formerly of Prestonsburg, native of Pikeville, died Friday, April 12, at Lakeland Healthcare Center in Milford, Indiana, following an extended illness. Graveside rites were conducted Tuesday, April 16, at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel. Burke Funeral Home of Prestonsburg was in charge of arrangements.

Betty Joe Mullins Dempsey, 60, of Garrett, died Tuesday, April 16, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 18, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Cletis Randall Griffith, 61, of Martin, died Wednesday, April 24, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Lois Allen Griffith. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Thomas Eugene Kendrick, 41, of Otisville, Michigan, died Saturday, April 20, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Margaret J. “Peggy” Kidd of Harold, died Thursday, April 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Henry Kidd. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 28, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ruby Mitchell McKee, 51, of Teaberry, died Friday, April 19, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.
Carroll Moore, 55, of Price, died Tuesday, April 23, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Judy Collins Moore. Burial was in the Moore Family Cemetery at Price, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Grace Holbrook O’Brien, 71, native of Floyd County, died Friday, April 19, at the University Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

David Salisbury, 45, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, April 15, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Frances Ophelia Shepherd, 93, of Salyersville, died Wednesday, April 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rhonda Faye Spurlock, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, April 23, following an extended illness. Burial will be in the Freeman Parsons Cemetery, Printer, on Saturday, April 27, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Minnie E. Todd, of Akron, Ohio, native of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, April 18, at the age of 88. A memorial service was held Monday, April 22, at the Adams Mason Memorial Chapel.

April 22, 2002

Tina Jewel Allen, 85, of Versailles, formerly of Martin, died Thursday, April 11, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Allie Pratt Ball, 83, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, April 11, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m., at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Judith “Judy” Hale Bennett, 41, of Erwin, Tennessee, native of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, April 14, at the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Erwin. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Tim Bennett. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 16, at Calvary Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Valley Funeral Home, Erwin.

Malcom Brown, 92, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, April 12, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Prock Conley, 64, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, April 14, in the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Wiley Conley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Betty Joe Mullins Dempsey, 60, of Garrett, died Tuesday, April 16, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 18, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Earl Hall, 61, of Hi Hat, native of Beaver, died Friday, April 5, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Anna Lee Hall. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Virgie Hicks, 90, of Hippo, died Tuesday, April 9, at Riverview Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 13, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Bud K. Hamilton Jr., 47, of Corunna, Indiana, native of Martin, died Friday, April 12, in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana, following an sudden illness. He is survived by his wife, Shelia Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 14, under the direction of Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home.

Cecil Jefferson Miller, 78, of Naples, Florida, native of Drift, died Saturday, March 30, at the Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Florida, following a short illness. A memorial service was held April 21, at the Hall Funeral Home. Cremation was done by the Hodges Funeral Home of Naples, Florida.

David Salisbury, 45, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, April 15, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Della B. Daniels Snavely, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, April 14, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

April 15, 2002

Mary Osborne Allen, 91, of Printer, died Monday, April 8, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 11, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Offie Jean Boyd, 62, of Dana, died Friday, March 29, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 1, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Graden “Kooch” Clark, 82, of Honaker, died Friday, April 5, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Carl Lee Clark, 78, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Grethel, died Friday, April 5, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 10, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Russell Clark, 70, of Grethel, died Tuesday, April 9, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Sue Simpkins Clark. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 13, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ralph Clifton Coleman, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, April 8, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 12, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Elsie Marie Justice DeBoard, 65, of Stanville, died Saturday, April 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

David Goble, 54, of Ivel, died Sunday, April 7, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Anna Belle Endicott Goble. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Nell Gibson Hagewood, 91, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, April 9, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 13, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Clive Gordon Hall, 66, of Kite, died Thursday, April 11, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Johnson Hall. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 14, at 1 p.m., at the Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church, Kite. Burial will be in the Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Charles Russell Harris, 77, of Lake Road, Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, April 10, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 13, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Allene Hays, 72, of Harold, died Saturday, April 6, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Virgie Hicks, 90, of Hippo, died Tuesday, April 9, at Riverview Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 13, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Estill Johnson, 74, of Weeksbury, died Tuesday, April 9, following an extended illness at U.K. Medical Center, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Burke Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Chuck Lee Keathley, 15, of Banner, died Sunday, April 7, at the Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 10, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Manerva (Ookie) Little, 90, of Weeksbury, died Sunday, April 7. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Eva Pauline Long, 75, of Bevinsville, died Wednesday, April 10, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 14, 1 p.m., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Arthur Harley Moore, 77, of Garrett, died Friday, April 5, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Buretta Scott Moore. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Elmer H. Morrison, 77, of Wayland, died Tuesday, April 9, in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Florence Best Morrison. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 12, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Olga Owens, 88, of Blue River, died Saturday, April 6, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rebecca “Goody” Compton Spurlock, 84, of Martin, died Sunday, April 7, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lonnie Stapleton, 84, of Emma, Prestonsburg, died Thursday, April 4, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Steve Stapleton, 54, of Ivel, died Wednesday, April 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jan Layne Stapleton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 6, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Wince O. Walters, 64, of Drift, died Monday, April 1, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Helen Bray Walters. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 3, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

April 8, 2002

Miriam Josephine Auxier, 88, of Irvine, native of Floyd County, died Friday, March 29, after an extended illness. Funeral services were held Easter Sunday, under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Irvine.

Clara L. Basham, 66, of Clarksville, Indiana, formerly of Toler Creek, Harold, died Friday, March 29, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 1, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Offie Jean Boyd, 62, of Dana, died Friday, March 29, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 1, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Billy Joe Click, 72, of Betsy Layne, died Friday, March 29. He is survived by his wife, Jean Goble Click. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 1, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Virgil Combs, 81, of Wayland, died Tuesday, April 2, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Castle Combs. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 5, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.

Carmel Gene Conn, 60, of David, died Friday, March 29, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Betty Thornsbury Conn. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 31, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Phillip Dean Damron, 54, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, March 28, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Marthan A. Damron. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 30, at 2 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg. Interment was in the Archer Family Cemetery, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Myrtie Hill Davis, 92, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, March 29, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 3, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg.

Robert John Holbrook, 54, of Auxier, died Friday, March 29, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Brenda T. Holbrook. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 1, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

James Stephen Ison, 58, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, March 29, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Carol Coleman Ison. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 1 under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Buril Johnson, 77, of Weeksbury, native of Knott County, died Saturday, March 30. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Lu Rannie Ousley, 76, of Pierceton, Indiana, died Thursday, February 21, in Whitley Memorial Hospital, Columbia City. She is survived by her husband, Homer Ousley. Services were conducted Saturday, February 23, under the direction of Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw.

Relix (Fid) Prater, 77, of Hueysville, died Monday, April 1, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Reda E. Crace Prater. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 4, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rebecca Moore Rasnick, 94, of Lexington, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, March 28, at the Christian Health Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 2, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Eulavene Ratliff, 78, of Vinton, Ohio, native of Dana, died Sunday morning, March 31, in the Holzer Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Jack A. Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 3, under the direction of McCoy-Moore Funeral Home.

Olvie Vanderpool Reed, 78, of Hueysville, died Tuesday, April 2, in St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Roger Reed Sr. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 6, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Cleo (Gray) Sammons Rowe, 86, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, April 1, at the Riverview Manor Nursing Home in Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 4, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Jay D. Bond Sr., 93, died Saturday, February 23, in the Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Florida. A memorial service was held in the Powell Chapel at First Baptist Church, DeLand, Fla., on Saturday, March 23, at 2 p.m. Lankford Funeral Home was in charge of the service.

Sue Harr Barnett Triplett, 63, of Franklin, Ohio, native of Lackey, died Wednesday, March 20, at Middletown Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 25, under the direction of Eaton-Anderson Funeral Home.

Wince O. Walters, 64, of Drift, died Monday, April 1, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Helen Bray Walters. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 3, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

April 1, 2002

Billy Gene Adkins, 54, of Harold, died Wednesday, March 27, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Ann Bryant Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 30, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Donald B. Ball, 77, of Lexington, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, March 23, at the V.A. Hospital in Lexington, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 25, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

William Andres “Boo” Cecil, 75, of Stanville, died Sunday, March 17, at the Greenbrier Health Center, Wheelersburg, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Betty Gibson, 60, of Martin, died Thursday, March 21, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 24, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Elder Johnny Grimm, 87, of the Abbott Creek Road, Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, March 27, at the Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 29, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Virginia D. Hines, 81, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, March 26, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 29, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bill H. Hutchison, 61, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, March 28, at his residence, after an illness of four years. He is survived by his wife, Ruby (Johnson) Hutchison. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 30, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Eliza J. Johnson, 86, of Rittman, Ohio, died Saturday, March 23, at the Apostolic Christian Home. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, March 26, at 3 p.m., at Buckingham Cemetery in Floyd County. Gillman Funeral Home, Rittman, was in charge of arrangements.

Frank Mayo Leslie, 81, of Cow Creek, Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, March 27, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Hester Woods Leslie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 30, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Mary Blanche Martin, 85, of Bedford, died Monday, March 25, in Hanover, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 28, under the direction of Ransdell Funeral Home.

Adith Morris, 83, of Hippo, died Friday, March 22. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rofolo Newsome, 66, of Harold, died Monday, March 25, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 28, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Mavis Patrick, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, March 19, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 22, under the direction of Preston Funeral Home.

George Roger Reffett, of Norfolk, Virginia, native of Floyd County, died Friday, March 15. He is survived by his wife, Cornelia Reffett. Private services were conducted Monday, March 18, under the direction of Preston Funeral Home.

Chalmer C. (Jack) Roberts, 75, of Banner, died Wednesday, March 20, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Beulah Scott, 85, of Albion, Michigan, died Tuesday, March 19, at the home of her daughter in Battle Creek. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 21, at 11 a.m., at the Grace Freewill Baptist Church, Albion, under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home.

Evelyn Faye Slone, 84, of Martin, died Thursday, March 28, at the Riverview Health Care Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Daniel Slone, 69, of Mousie, died Sunday, March 24, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 27, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Mollie M. Tackett, 86, of Minford, Ohio, formerly of Weeksbury, died Saturday, March 16, at the Elbrooke Pavillion, Minford, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 19, under the direction of Hall-Jones Funeral Home.

Elder Buck Tuttle, 61, of Abbott Creek, Prestonsburg, died Thursday, March 21, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Birdie Sue Tackett Tuttle. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

March 25, 2002

Alfred G. “Hot Dog” Allen, 73, of Fairfax, Virginia, native of Hueysville, died Tuesday, March 5, in the Northern Virginia Memorial Hospital of Arlington, Va. An Air Force Honor Guard was in attendance when he was interred on Saturday, March 9, at the Fairfax Memorial Park in Fairfax, Virginia.

Arine Botts, 70, of Martin, died Saturday, March 16, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Gordon Carroll, 81, of Martin, died Monday, March 18, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

William Andrew “Boo” Cecil, 75, of Stanville, died Sunday, March 17, at the Greenbriar Health Center, Wheelersburg, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Amanda Hamilton Goble, 22, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, March 19, following a sudden illness. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Blue Goble. Interment will be in the family cemetery in Wellington, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Stella Martin Hamilton, 96, of Minnie, died Sunday, March 17, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 19, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Emma Mosley Hammonds, 94, of Ivel, died Saturday, March 16, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center,. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 19, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Leonard Hobson, 77, of McDowell, died Monday, March 18, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Nancy Akers Leedy 85, died Sunday, March 17. She had resided with her granddaughter Robin Slone and husband Virgil, at Hi Hat, for the past 12 years. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 20, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ruth Little, 71, of Melvin, died Saturday, March 16, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, David Little. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Chalmer C. (Jack) Roberts, 75, of Banner, died Wednesday, March 20, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 24, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jackie Donald Samons, 62, of Langley, died Sunday, March 17, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Orpha Sue Ratliff Samons. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 20, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Carlie Avis Akers Sturgill, 79, of Harold, died Saturday, March 16, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

March 18, 2002

Ruth Spears Baker, 59, of Albion, Michigan, formerly of Floyd County, died Friday, March 8, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Edgell Brown, 61, of Garrett, died Thursday, February 21, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Glenna Daniels Brown. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Johnny Coburn, 44, of Garrett, died Thursday, March 14, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 17, at 11 a.m., at the Rock Fork Freewill Baptist Church at Garrett. Burial will be in the Chaffins Cemetery, Rock Fork, Garrett, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Palmer Dorton, 82, of Weeksbury, Ky., died Wednesday, March 13. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Dorcas Tussey Fannin, 75, of Spurlock Fork of Middle Creek in Floyd County, died Sunday, March 10. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 13, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Sherman L. Foster, 81, of Drift, died Sunday, March 10, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 13, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Elhanan “Pete” Grigsby of Martin, former mayor and civic leader, native of Perry County, died March 12, after an extended illness. He was one week shy of his 90th birthday. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Entombment followed in the Lexington Cemetery, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Joyce Creech Craft Francis, 81, of Sarasota, Florida, (formerly of Lexington, Prestonsburg, Hazard), died Thursday, March 7, in Littleton County. She is survived by her husband, Fred G. Francis (formerly of Prestonsburg). A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m., at the Pine Shores Presbyterian Church, Sarasota, Florida. Burial was in the Pine Shores Memorial Garden, Sarasota.

Joe Hall, 78, of Topmost, died Wednesday, March 13, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Lydia Slone Hall. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Coletta Dawn Harris, 37, of Cow Creek, Prestonsburg, Ky., died Saturday, March 9. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Gladys E. Hogan, 81, of Troy, Michigan, formerly of Central City, died Monday, March 11. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 14, at First Baptist Church of Troy. Interment was in the Christian Memorial Cemetery, Rochester Hills, under the direction of Price Funeral Home.

Robert Meade Jr., 58, of Ivel, died Monday, March 11, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Fredia McKinney Meade. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Gene Kelley, 69, of Endicott, died Saturday, March 9, following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Burchett Kelley. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Audrey B. Little, 78, of Wheelwright, died Monday, March 11, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Mikey Little. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Shelby Jean Shepherd Mace, 64, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, March 14, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Harry Mace Jr. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 17, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Joann Tuttle McKinney, 58, of Melvin, died Monday, March 11, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, James McKinney. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

John Murrell, 78, of Garrett, died Tuesday, March 12, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Nora Bentley Murrell. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Home.

Bernard J. Piotrowski, 83, of McDowell, died Thursday, March 14, at the Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Pikeville, Ky., following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Janey Gayheart Piotrowski. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Beulah Prater, 78, of Martin, wife of Ray Virgil Prater, died Friday, March 8, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Ray Virgil Prater. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 10, 2002, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Alma Staley Reed, 99, of Winchester, formerly of Lackey, died Tuesday, March 12, at the Winchester Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Bobbie Sazabo, 68, of Hueysville, died Monday, March 11, 2002, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ella Ann Parker Scott, 60, of Prestonsburg, native of Wayland, died Tuesday, March 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Richard Scott. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Anna B. Taylor, 64, of Norwalk, Ohio, native of Harold, died Friday, March 8, at home, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 12, under the direction of Eastman Funeral Home, New London.

Annabelle Thornsberry, 47, of Salyersville, died Tuesday, March 12, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Randal Thornsberry. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ocie Hale Webb, 88, of State Road Fork, Prestonsburg, native of Magoffin County, died Tuesday, March 12, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 15, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

March 11, 2002

James C. Couch, 79, of Lackey, died Thursday, March 7, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 10, at noon, at the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be n the Chandler Cemetery, Lackey, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Blanche E. Dingus, 84, of Martin, died Thursday, March 7, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Edith Jeanetta Edmonds, 69, of Harold, died Friday, March 1, at Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 3, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Phyllis Fraley Esham, 81, of Wayland, died Friday, March 1, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, D.C. Esham. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 4, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Alice Elizabeth Groeniger Garvey, 92, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Riverview Manor Health Care Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 5, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Walter C. Gunnell, 81, of Martin, died Friday, March 1, at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center, Paintsville, following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Stumbo Gunnell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 3, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Bert T. Hall, 47, of Beaver, Ky., died Saturday, March 2, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 5, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Emma Lee Hall, infant daughter of Stacey and Stefanie Jones Hall, of Mercer County, died Thursday, March 7, at home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 9, under the direction of Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Donald Ray Hamilton, 60, of Teaberry, died Sunday, March 3, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Alpha Hall Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Dewey Hughes, 83, of Martin, died Sunday, March 3, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Effie Vanderpool Hughes. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 6, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Tilden Howard Jr., 53, of Garrett, died Monday, March 4, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Burneda Chaffins Howard. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 7, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Verna Edith Layne, 70, of Harold, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Billy E. Layne. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 4, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home,.
Sally Ellen Manns, 88, of Allen, died Sunday, March 3, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Raymond (Ray) Marshall, 59, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, March 6, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Alice Hale Marshall. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Lawrence C. Neeley Sr., 70, of Alger, Ohio, native of Ivel, died Friday, March 1, at Lima Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mary F. Dern Neeley. Services were conducted Monday, March 4, under the direction of Hanson-Neeley Funeral Home.

Ted Perry, 78, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, March 7, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Dockie B. Pigman, 85, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, March 4, at the Highland Regional Medical Center, after an illness of two years. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 7, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Oma T. Branham Newsome Reynolds, 89, of Harold, died Monday, March 4, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville. Funeral services were conducted, Friday, March 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Leo Roberts, age 69, of Harold, died Friday, March 1, at Coal Run Village, Pike County, the results of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Hattie “Sue” Roberts. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 5, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ella Ann Parker Scott, 60, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, March 5, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Richard Scott. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Kitt Slone, 59, of Hollybush, died Sunday, March 3, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

John Fredrick Smiley, 53, of Versailles and Frankfort, a civil engineer at Kenvirons in Frankfort, died Sunday, March 3, in Versailles. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 8, under the direction of Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home.

Betty J. Thompson, 66, of East Point, formerly of Martin, died Tuesday, March 5, at the Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Prestonsburg, Ky. She is survived by her husband, Ernest Thompson. Funeral services were conducted, Thursday, March 7, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Mack Thornsberry, 89, of Kite, died Tuesday, March 5, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Rosie (Obie) Anderson Thornsberry. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 8, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

February 25,  2002

Thomas E. Amburgey, 78, of Raven, died Tuesday, February 19, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ruby Crisp Blankenship, 75, of Wayland, died Monday, December 24, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Edgell Brown, 61, of Garrett, died Thursday, February 21, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Nellie Charles, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, February 18, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 21, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Sterling Daniels Jr., 62, of West Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, February 19, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Betty Webb Daniels. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Hobert Jackson George, 87, of Kissimmee, Florida, native of Floyd County, died Thursday, February 14, at Osceola Regional Medical Center, Kissimmee, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Alka Music George. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 19, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

John Gordon Goble, 67, of Cow Creek, died Monday, February 18, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Billie Pauley Goble. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Genevieve Tackett Hall, 61, of Grethel, died Sunday, February 17, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Eddie Shelton, 92, of Drift, died Friday, February 15, 2002, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 18, under the directon of Hall Funeral Home.

Raymond Slone, 75, of Warsaw, Indiana, native of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, February 20, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Shepherd Slone. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 23, under the direction of McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.

Bill Webb Sr., 85, of Abbott Creek, Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, February 19, in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 22, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Frank Vaughan Sr., 84, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, February 19, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Graveside funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 21, at Richmond Memorial Cemetery, with interment under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Odis Terry, 64, of Hueysville, died Wednesday, February 6, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

George Lee Thaxton, 30, of Charleston, W.Va., formerly of Prestonsburg, died Monday, February 18, at the West Penn. Hospital at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, following an accident. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 23, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Less Wallen, 79, of Water Gap, died Thursday, February 14, 2002, at his residence, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Jennie (Miller) Wallen. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 16, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Tom Wright, 68, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, February 18, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center Nursing Home, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 20, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

February 18,  2002

Elmo Benton Allen, 70, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, February 8, following an illness. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Spradlin Allen. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Hazel (Dotson) Arnett, 81, of Frenchburg, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, February 7, at the Mary Childs Hospital in Mt. Sterling, after an illness of two years. Memorial services were conducted Sunday, February 10, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Ronnie Hall, 40, of Warsaw, Indiana, died Saturday, February 9, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. He is survived by his wife, Dianna Hall. Services were conducted Wednesday, February 13, under the direction of Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw.

Homer Nelson Jr., 59, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, February 10th, following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Elmina Hackworth Nelson. Funeral services were conducted, Wednesday, February 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

James David Nelson, 57, of Fostoria, Ohio, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, February 11, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Patty Prater Nelson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Robin L. Newhouse, 51, of Claypool, In., native of Floyd County, died Wednesday, February 6, in Parkview Hospital, Ft. Wayne. Services were conducted Saturday, February 9, under the direction of McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.

Anna O. Elliott Stephens, 91, native of Beaver, died Friday, February 8, at the Jane Phillips Memorial Hospital in Bartlesville, Ok. Services were conducted Wednesday, February 13, and burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, under the direction of W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland.

Odis Terry, 64, of Hueysville, died Wednesday, February 6, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Isom Tuttle, 61, of Garrett, died Tuesday, February 12, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Collins Tuttle. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Hassel Watson, 68, of Pippa Passes, died Wednesday, February 13, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

February 11,  2002

Mousie Jane Jarrell Boyd, 93, of Dana, died Thursday, January 31, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 3, under the directon of Hall Funeral Home.

Reva Fitzpatrick Caudill, 77, of Melvin, died Saturday, February 2, 2002, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 5, at 11 a.m., under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

James Winnie “Dee” Caudill, 77, of Auxier, died Thursday, January 31, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 3, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Beatrice Carroll, 76, of Allen, died Sunday, February 3, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Dickie Ron Hall, 26, of Dwale, died Thursday, January 31, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 3, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Alka Bentley Johnson, 85, Wheelwright, died Wednesday, February 6, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Clifford Martin, 72, of Baltimore, Maryland, and formerly of Floyd County, died January 24, after an extended illness. At Mr. Martin’s request; a memorial fund was established at his alma mater, Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes. Contributions in his memory can be sent to Alice Lloyd College, 100 Purpose Rd., Pippa Passes, Kentucky 41844, in his name.

Clyde Mosley, 89, of Weeksbury, died Monday, February 4, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Alex Prater, 78, of Left Fork of Abbott, Prestonsburg, died Saturday, February 2, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Velvia Watkins Prater. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 5, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Sarah Elizabeth Robinson, 79, of Louisville, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Monday, February 4, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Helen M. Short, 68, of Harold, died Sunday, February 3, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 6, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Clifton Steele, 74, of Harold, Ky., husband of Edith B. Steele, died Sunday, February 3, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 6, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Celia Jane Burchwell Taylor, 83, of Auxier, died Sunday, February 3, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 6, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Odis Terry, 64, of Hueysville, died Wednesday, February 6, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

February 4, 2002

Roy Darrell Branham, 51, of Wyandotte, Michigan, formerly of Weeksbury, died Friday, January 25, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Gooden Branham. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ronald Keith Chaffin, 47, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, January 24, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday January 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ovland Dee “Roundhead” Clevenger, 63, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, January 21. He is survived by his wife, Aileen Lumpkin Clevenger. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 25, at the Potter Funeral Chapel. Burial was in the South Fork Cemetery, under the direction of Paintsville Funeral Home.

Dial “Pete” Gearheart, 83, of Price, died Friday, January 25, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, at Martin. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Brown Gearheart. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 28, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Rachel Julia Hackworth, 90, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, January 13, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Elder Alex Hall, 85, of Galveston, died Monday, January 28, at the Markey Cancer Center, Lexington, Ky., following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Liddie Hall. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 1, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Elder Lee Hamilton, 80, of Hi Hat, died Wednesday, January 30, 2002, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Wesley C. “Shorty” Hatcher, 87, of Lorain, Ohio, died Thursday, January 24, 2002, at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, after a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 28, under the direction of Hempel Funeral Home.

Julia S. Hunter, 85, of Warsaw, Indiana, formerly of Floyd County, died Saturday, January 26 2002, at the Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Indiana, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 30, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home Chapel.

Lona Newsome Johnson, 78, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, January 29, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 1, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Larry Milton Marshall, 60, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, January 14, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Avonelle Goble McLean, 52, of Gold Canyon, Arizona, formerly of Floyd County, died Sunday, January 6, in Chandler, Arizona. She is survived by her husband, Harold McLean. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 9, under the direction of Falconer Funeral Home.

Maggie Hall Newman, 88, of Berea, formerly of McDowell, died Saturday, January 12, in the Norton Audubon Hospital, Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ray Daniel Reynolds, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, January 25, at the Highland Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 28, under the directon of Burke Funeral Home.

Kenneth Edward Zemo, 49, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, January 26, at his residence, after a sudden illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 29, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

January 28, 2002

Mart V. Allen, 75, of Garrett, died Monday, January 21, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Mae Combs Allen. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Avanell Shepherd Collins, 80, of Hueysville, died Friday, January 18, in the Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lucille Everidge, 69, of Paintsville, formerly of Martin, died Monday, January 21, following a automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Claude Goble, age 86, of Dwale, died Sunday, January 13, following an extended illness. He is survived by his second wife, Ezel Slone Goble. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Troy Hackworth, 81, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, January 20, at his residence, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Imogene Hubbard Hackworth. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 23, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Ruby R. Hale, of Mansfield, Ohio, native of Weeksbury, died Saturday evening, January 19, at MedCentral Mansfield Hospital, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 23, under the direction of the Ontario home of Wappner Funeral Directors.

Roberta Hall, 59, of Lackey, died Tuesday, January 15, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 19, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Wesley C. “Shorty” Hatcher, 87, of Lorain, Ohio, native of Harold, died Thursday, January 24, at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain after a brief illness. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 28, at 11 a.m., at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, Ohio. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.

Timothy Duane Hoover, 42, of Hippo, died Thursday, January 17, at his residence, in Hippo. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Billy Ray Hopkins, 27, of McDowell, died Monday, January 21, following a sudden illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Robert Henry Hughes, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday morning, January 20, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held on Friday, January 25, at 1:00 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home.

Leonard Little, 57, of Melvin, died Tuesday, January 22, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Rickie Gomber Little. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bolten H. Martin, 79, of Eastern, died Tuesday, January 15, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 18, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Penny J. Perkins, 55, of Galion, Ohio, died Monday, January 21, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, after a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 23, under the direction of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, Galion, Ohio.

Krista Dawn Ramey, daughter of Glen and Vickey Johnson Ramey of Melvin, was stillborn, Monday, January 21, at Pikeville. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 24, at noon, at the Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church, Melvin. Burial was in the Tilton Johnson Family Cemetery, Melvin, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Homer Robinson, 93, of Louisville, native of Auxier, died Thursday, January 17, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Moore Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Emma Jean Scalf, 71, of Buffalo, Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, January 22, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Oliver Setser, 74, of Auxier, died Saturday, January 19, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Baldridge Setser. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 22, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

Joe P. Tackett, 96, of Melvin, died Monday, January 21, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Virginia (Hobson) Williamson, of Betsy Layne, died Thursday, January 17, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 20, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home, Pikeville.

January 21, 2002

Herschel B. Flanery, 65, of Langley, died Friday morning, Jan. 11, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Stratton Flanery. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Jan. 13, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Earnest Gibson, 84, of Willard, Ohio, native of Garrett, died Friday, December 28, at the Willard Mercy Hospital, following a sudden illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 1, under the direction of Secor Funeral Home, Willard, Ohio.

Claude Goble, 86, of Dwale, died Sunday, Jan. 13, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Ezel Slone Goble. Funeral services were conducted Thurs., Jan. 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rachel Julia Hackworth, 90, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, Jan. 13, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wed., Jan. 16, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Roberta Hall, 59, of Lackey, died Tues., Jan. 15, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 19, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Grover Hill, 81, of Wheelwright, died Thursday, Jan. 3, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Aggie Johnson Hill. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 5, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Burnice Johnson, 76, of Topmost, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Edith Mosley Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Larry Milton Marshall, 60, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, Jan. 14, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Jan. 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bolten H. Martin, 79, of Eastern, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Jan. 18, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Maggie Hall Newman, 88, of Berea, formerly of McDowell, died Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Norton Audubon Hospital, Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Dwight Pennington, 44, of Melvin, died Monday, December 31, following an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Kaye Caudill Pennington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Jan. 4, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Ada Prater, 78, of Garrett, died Thursday, Jan. 10, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 14, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Helen Prater, 85, of Hueysville, died Friday, Jan. 4, at the Crestmark of Rose Lawn, Rose Lawn, Ind. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 7, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Gladys Goble Wiley, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 10, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Virginia (Hobson) Williamson, of Betsy Layne, native of Pikeville, died Thursday, Jan. 17, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m., at the Betsy Layne Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Ferguson Cemetery.

January 14, 2002

Dode Calhoun, 94, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, January 6, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. A Masonic service was conducted Tuesday evening, January 8.

Sharon R. Casebolt, 45, of Wayland, died Sunday, January 6, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home,.

Opal Marie Orsborn Greer, 81, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, January 3, at her residence, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 5, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Grover Hill, 81, of Wheelwright, died Thursday, January 3, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 5, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Dixie Watts Johnson, 93, of Hueysville, died Thursday, January 3, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 6, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Mary Magdaline Osborne, 64, of Eastern, died Monday, January 7, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 10, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.
Helen Prater, 85, of Hueysville, died Friday, January 4, at the Crestmark of Rose Lawn, Rose Lawn, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 7, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ted Ramey, 56, of Garner, died Tuesday, January 8, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Betty Lou Brown Ramey. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Goldie Mitchell, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, January 3, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 6, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Christopher Alan Ratliff, 38, of Delaware, Ohio, formerly of Floyd County, died Friday, January 4, at his residence, following a sudden illness. He is survived by his wife, Vicki Stephens Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 7, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

William Jacob and Patrick Jordan Rackey, twins, were stillborn Sunday, January 5, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. They were the sons of Wallace Rackey and Linda Crowe of Prestonsburg. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, January 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Christine Rosetta “Black” Stewart, 79, of McDowell, died Sunday, January 6, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Revella F. Stewart. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Vicki Watkins, 53, of Worthington, formerly of Harold, died Sunday, January 6, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Alice V. Williams, 84, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, January 7, at the Highland Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 9, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home.

January 7, 2002

Walter Raleigh (W.R.) Barnett, 87, of Martin, died Monday, December 31, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Daisy Wright Barnett. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 3, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ruby Crisp Blankenship, 75, of Wayland, died Monday, December 24, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Randy Boyd, 60, of Tram, died Sunday, December 30, at Tram, following an accident. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 2, at 1 p.m., at the Little Salem Old Regular Baptist Church, at Banner. Burial was in the Green Kidd Cemetery, Banner, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Buford Coburn, 68, of Garrett, died Tuesday, December 25, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Avanell Short Coburn. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

George Delmer Cox, 69, of Claypool, In., formerly of Auxier, died December 3, at the VA Hospital in Ft. Wayne, In. He is survived by his first wife, Geneva Bays Cox. Services were conducted Friday, December 7, at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Claypool. Military graveside services were by the American Legion Post 253 North Webester at the Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, In., was in charge of arrangements.

Grace Allen Damron, 77, of Allen, died Friday, December 21, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 23, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Albert Dixon, 83, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, December 31, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Earnest Gibson, 84, of Willard, Ohio, native of Garrett, died Friday, December 28, at the Willard Mercy Hospital, following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Maxine (Bolen) Gibson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 31, under the direction of Secor Funeral Home.

Grover Hill, 81, of Wheelwright, died Thursday, January 3, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Aggie Johnson Hill. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 5, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

June Martin Howard, 85, of Kenton, Ohio, formerly of Garrett, died Monday, December 31, at the Sunbridge Care Rehabilitation Center, Marion, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 3, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Mary Belle Little, 92, of Wheelwright, died Thursday, December 27, at the Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 30, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.
Lula Martin, 87, of Eastern, died Friday, December 28, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 31, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Collene Meade, 49, of Harold, died Friday, December 21, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Goldie Mitchell, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, January 3, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 6, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Holly Bush Cemetery, at Teaberry.

Emma Mae Pack, 83, of Martin, died Wednesday, December 26, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 29, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Christine Moran Patton, 80, of Auxier, died Friday, December 28, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 31, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Dwight Pennington, 44, of Melvin, died Monday, December 31, following an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Kaye Caudill Pennington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 4, at noon, at the Burton Pentecostal Church of God, Bypro. Burial was in the Stewart family cemetery, Hi Hat, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Ethel Sherman, 87, of Ironton, Ohio, formerly of Dwale, died Tuesday, January 1, at the Sunset Nursing Home at Coal Grove, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 5, under the direction of Hayes-Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, Ohio.

Mary E. Slone, 74, of Dema, died Monday, December 17, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 21, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Willis Sparks, 48, of Abbott, Prestonsburg, died Saturday, December 29, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 1, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Burial was in the Sparks-Hill Cemetery, Abbott Rd., Prestonsburg.