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Floyd County Deaths
As reported in the Floyd County Times Dates

 

10-22-2006

Willie Lawrence Adkins, 88, of Hunter, died Monday, October 16, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 19, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.

Rutherford Burchard Clark, Jr., 85, of Harold, died Friday, October 13, at the Pikeville Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Louise Newsom Clark. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 15, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Bill Conn, 82, of Bremerton, Washington, a Printer native, died Wednesday, September 6, at his home. Interment for both he and his wife, who died May 2, 2005, took place at Mt. Tahoma National Cemetery, in Kent, Washington, on October 6.

Elmo (Boe) Endicott Sr., 58, of Salem, Ohio, died Saturday, October 14, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Linda Star (Willard) Endicott. Burial was in Historic Hope Cemetery, under the direction of Stark Memorial.

Sola Crum Frasure, 63, of Martin, died Wednesday, October 18, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Gene Randell Frasure. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 20, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lillie Little, 94, of Wheelwright, died Saturday, October 14, in the St. Mary's Living Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 19, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

John E. (Bud) Marshall, 61, of Harold, died Saturday, October 14, at the Pikeville Medical Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Helen Irene McKenzie, 85, of Auxier, died Thursday, October 5, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 8, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Dorcus Music, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, October 10, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 12, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.

Georgia “Pat” Naylor, 71, of Harold, died Friday, October 13, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 16, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Mary M. Branham Peters, formerly of Martin, died Saturday, October 14. She is survived by her husband, Urban Peters. Memorial services were held on Saturday, October 21, at Hall Funeral Home.

Malcolm Isaac (Ike) Poe
, 60, of Louisville, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Monday, October 9, at his residence. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Helen Ernestine Hyden Seals, 82, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, October 16, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 19, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Juanita Spradlin, 72, of Kenton, Ohio, a native of Kentucky, died Tuesday, October 17, at Hardin Hills Health Center, in Kenton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Schindewolf-Stevens-Stout Funeral Home, Kenton, Ohio.

Audrey Tackett, 78, of Prestonsburg, formerly of Melvin, died Saturday, October 14, at her residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Marvin Tackett, 72, of Grethel, died Thursday, October 12, at Raccoon. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

10-15-2006

Myrtle Baldridge Burchett, 92, of the Auxier Road, Prestonsburg, died Sunday, October 8, at her home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 11, under the directon of Carter Funeral Home.

Minerva Calhoun, 94, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, October 10, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. Funeral services were held Friday, October 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

James W. Gregg, 90, of Auxier, died Monday, October 9, at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, in Paintsville. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Georgia M. Howell
, 76, a Floyd County native, died Saturday night, October 7, at her home in New London, Ohio. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Eastman Funeral Home, New London.

Ernest Johnson, 83, of Weeksbury, died Wednesday, October 11, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Healthcare. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Carlos Little, a native of Wheelwright, husband of Georgia Young Little, were conducted Wednesday, October 11, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.

Burton Fraley Miller, 85, of Betsy Layne, a native of Lookout, died Thursday, October 5, at Pikeville Medical Center. A memorial service was held Monday, October 9, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Dorcus Music, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, October 10, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Malcolm Isaac (Ike) Poe, 60, of Jeffersontown, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Monday, October 9, at his residence. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Brian Roberts, 22, of Teaberry, died Tuesday, October 10, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 13, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Elsie Sherman, 82, of Elkhorn City, formerly of Auxier, died Monday, October 9, at the Pikeville Medical Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Marvin Tackett, 72, of Grethel, died Thursday, October 12, in Pikeville. Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 15, at noon at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, and burial will be made in the Ike Roberts Cemetery, at Grethel.
 

10-01-2006

Edna Wright Bradley, 90 of Harold, formerly of Martin, died Saturday, September 23, at her residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Virginia “Jenny” Williams Buskirk, 66, of Auxier, died Sunday, September 24, at King's Daughters Medical Center, in Ashland. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Frank Buskirk. Funeral services were held Thursday, September 28, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Billie Faye Collins, 66, of Martin, died Saturday, September 23, at her residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Rev. Charles Hughes, 82, of Silver Lake, Indiana, a Prestonsburg native, died Friday, September 22, at St. Joseph Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Wedesday, September 27, under the direction of Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, Indiana.

James Rodney Johnson, 59, of McDowell, died Sunday, September 24, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Donna Faye Cook Johnson. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Dickie Martin, 67, of Somerset, formerly of Garrett, died Friday, September 22, at Lake Cumberland Hospital, in Somerset. He is survived by his wife, Doris Childers Martin. Funeral services were held Sunday, September 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Laura Clark Robinette, 57, of Harold, died Wednesday, September 27, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, David G. Robinette. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 1, at 1:30 p.m., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Ida Mae Younce, 75, of Melvin, died Wednesday, September 27, in Lexington. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 30, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home

09-24-2006

Robert Lee Boyd, 78, of Emma, died Sunday, September 17, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Anna Mae Burchett Boyd. Funeral services were held Wednesday September 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jeanette Waddle Fournier, granddaughter of the late Katherine Stratton of Floyd County, died September 1, while carrying out a humanitarian mission in Senegal, Africa, when the International Red Cross vehicle in which she was riding hit a roadside explosive device. She is survived by her husband, Henry Fournier. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 9, in Veysonnaz Switzerland.

Thomas Hackworth, 70, of Martin, died Friday, September 15, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Janice Conn Hackworth. Funeral services were held Monday, September 18, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bessie Irene Jacobs, 72, of Martin, died Sunday, September 17, at the Riverview Health Care Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Dennis “Jim” Martin, 72, of Langley, formerly of Minnie, died Saturday, September 16, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. He is survived by his wife, Laura “Jeanene” Martin. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 19, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Edwin V. McComas, 80, of Sandusky, Ohio, a Floyd County native, were held Tuesday, September 19, at First Christian Church, Sandusky. He is survived by his wife, Marianne Wilson McComas. Entombment was in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, Ohio.

Erma L. (Triplett) Nemmers, 72, of Pittsburg, Kansas, died Friday, September 8, 2006. She was born July 26, 1934, in Wayland. She was a sister to Pauline Turner of Wayland, Wayne Triplett of Sebring, Florida, and Charles Triplett of St. George, Utah. Funeral services were held Monday, September 11, at 2 p.m., at the Bedene Chapel, in Arma, Kansas, with Reverend Don Foster officiating. Burial was in the Garden of Memories, in Pittsburg, Kansas, under the direction of Bedene Funeral Home, Arma, Kansas. Casketbearers were: Daniel Yarnell, Randy Yarnell, David Kralicek, Matthew Blunt, Colton Morris, and Dennis Bedene. Honorary casketbearers were: Dallas Hendricks, Joel Merando, and Rich Vinze.

Bill Pleasant of Harold died Saturday, September 16, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.

Novella (Belle) Spears, 65, of Harold, died Saturday, September 16, at her residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Edith Haywood Wyatt, 81, formerly of Wayland, died Tuesday, May 9, at Rosewod Manor Nursing Center, in Galion, Ohio.

08-27-2006

Woodrow Wilson Allen, 89, of Grayson, a native of Northern, died Sunday, August 20, at the Wurtland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Burial will be in the Allen Cemetery, in Floyd County. Sparks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lee Edward Allen, 74, of Allen, died Saturday, August 19, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Mary Magaline (Maggie) Sweeney Allen. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 22, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jennie (Dot) Martin Belcher, 87, of Drift, died Monday, August 21, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Asa Belcher. Funeral services were held Thursday, August 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Paul Douglas Crider Sr., 56, of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, August 16, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Diana Lynn Wright Crider. Funeral services were held Monday, August 21, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Okie Elmer Garrett, 71, of Albion, Michigan, formerly of Emma, died Thursday, July 20. Arrangements, by J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan.

Clinis Hall, 48, of Drift, died Saturday, August 19, at the U.K. Medical Center, Markey Cancer Center, in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Mollie Music Hall. Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Willie G. Hamilton, 45, of Teaberry, died Monday, August 21, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Healthcare. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Mullins Hamilton. Funeral services were held Friday, August 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin.

Gertrude Hughes Hurst, 80, of Spring Arbor, Mich., formerly of Drift, died Sunday, August 20, at Arbor Manor Care Center, Spring Arbor. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 26, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Rhoda Belle King,, 90, of Harold, died Wednesday. August 16, in Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 18, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Gary Denver Looney, 53, of Lick Creek, died Friday, August 18, at Pikeville Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Looney. Funeral services were held Monday, August 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Lonzo Miller, 70, of Warsaw, Indiana, a native of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, August 3, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Christie Miller. Services were held Sunday, August 6, under the direction of Titus Funeral Home.

Ida Moore, 83, of McDowell, died Friday, August 18, in Frostproof, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Larry Dean Reed, 53, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, August 19, in the V.A. Medical Center, in Huntington, W.Va. Funeral services were conducted, Tuesday, August 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Grady A. Wallace, 72, of Columbia, South Carolina, a native of Mare Creek, died Thursday, August 17. He is survived by his wife, Janet Wallace. A graveside service was held Saturday, August 19, in the St. Peter's Cemetery, under the direction of the Dunbar Funeral Home.

07-30-2006

Versie (Mullins) Adams, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, July 23, at King's Daughters Medical Center, in Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Donna Jean (Shimp) Branham, 69, of Dwale, died Sunday, July 23, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Richard Click, 68, of Banner, died Wednesday, July 26, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 29, under direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Erma Bentley Coleman, 90, of Westerville, Ohio, formerly of Millard, died Monday, July 24, in Westerville. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 29, under the direction of Lucas & Son Funeral Home.

Maggie Estep Hall, 84, of Prestonsburg, formerly of Greenup, died Saturday, July 22, at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, July 24, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Stella Moore Hamilton, 90, of Island Creek, died Tuesday, July 25, at Pikeville Medical Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 29, under the direction of Lucas & Son Funeral Home.

Lula Belle Ousley Holbrook, 80, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, July 23. She is survived by her husband, Elder Hobert Holbrook. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Fred Edwin Meece, 64, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, July 22, the result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Shyla Lee Deal Meece. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

Carlos Gene Rogers, 42, of Galveston, died Thursday, July 20, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Thomas Rogers. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
 

07-23-2006

Sollie Bryant, 85, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, July 17, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Tessie Hamilton Bryant. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Pet Martin Conn, 85, of Printer, died Wednesday, July 19, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital in Martin. Funeral services were conducted, Saturday, July 22, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Patty Lou Chaffins Moss, 65, of Garrett, died Tuesday, July 18, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Earnest G. Moss. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 20, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Henry Lee Mullins, 46, of Printer, was dead on arrival, Saturday, July 15, at Pikeville Medical Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 18, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Namon Samons, 75, of Argillite, formerly of Martin, died Friday, July 14, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Varney Samons. Funeral services were held Monday, July 17, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Arlen E. (Paddle Foot) Shepherd Sr., 75, of David, died Monday, July 17, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Childers Shepherd. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 20, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

07-16-2006

Robert George Bieger, 76, of David, died Wednesday, July 12, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Huntington, W.Va. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Edwards Bieger. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 15, in the Middle Creek Baptist Church, Blue River, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Lorraine Conley, 77, of Wabash, Indiana, a native of Auxier, died Tuesday, June 20, at Americare Living Center in Wabash. Funeral services were held Friday, June 23, under the direction of the McDonald Funeral Home of Wabash, Ind.

Bill Joel Crisp, 79, of Martin, died Sunday, July 9, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Stephens Crisp. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 12, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Tony “Henry” “Cud” Hall, 70, of Emma, died Saturday, July 8, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Ada Lou Howard Hall. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Alexis Ann Hall, infant daughter of Robert Hall and Sally Vance, both of Prestonsburg, died Friday, July 7, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted, Sunday, July 9, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Vience Johnson Sr., 64, of Shepherdsville, a Floyd County native, died Friday, July 7, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Betty Parsons Johnson. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 11, under the direction of Lucas & Son Funeral Home.

Bruce Ray Orsborn, 52, of Ivel, died Tuesday, July 11, at his home. Funeral services were held Friday, July 14, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Albert Ralph (Monroe) Osborne, 56, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, July 10, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Diana Crisp Osborne. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Cladie Spears, 90, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, July 8, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 11, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.