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Deaths in Johnson County Kentucky
as reported in the Floyd County Times
Years 1997 - 1999
Not Complete

Key to abbreviations
s/b = surveyed by ----- h/o = husband of-----w/o = wife of-----
p/d/h = preceded in death by husband-----p/d/w = preceded in death by wife

Johnson County

June 27, 1997

Dorothy Marie Berberich...79... Paintsville...d. June 18...w/o Alois Bererich
Jack Plummer...70... Paintsville...d. June 14... h/o Frances Ward Plummer
Nettie Skidmore Castle...77...Paintsville...d. June 16...p/d/h Harry Skidmore
Vencil Blair...77...Oil Springs...d. June18...h/o Addie Blair
Charles Edward Ratliff...54...d. June 19
Steve Sluss...69...d. June 21...h/o Eliza K. Hurd Sluss

July 4, 1997

Paul Russell Dixon...68...Sitka...d. June 19...p/d/w Sadie Kimbler Dixon
Manuel Blair...65...Paintsville...d. June 22
Herbert Melvin...59...Painsville...d. June 24
Betty Marie Pettit...61...Van Lear...d. June 28...p/d/h Donald C. Pettit

July 11, 1997

Effie Spradlin...78...San Antonio, Texas...d. July, 5
Osa G. Burchett...77...Wittensville...d. July 3...p/d/h Darrel Burchett
Bobby L. Erwin...51...Sandusky, OH...d.June 30... p/d/w Helen C. Knerr Erwin
Ernie F. Blanton...79...Oil Springs...d. July, 3...WWII Army Vet.
Sterling Vanhoose...86...d. July 5
Cuder Ramey...68...d. July 6

July 18, 1997

Gradie Arms...82...West Van Lear...d. July 10...h/o Ida Messer Spradlin Arms
Mary Anne Hager Wetzel...82...d. July 9...p/d/h Paul C. "Nig" Wetzel
Cecil "Doc" Meade...68...Wittensville...d. July 8...h/o Marsha Castle Meade
George Banes Ward...32...Van Lear...d. July 4
John Reynard Fulton...76...Hager Hill...d. June 27...h/o Bethel Mae Blevins
Lavina Ward...73...River...d. July 9...w/o George Ward Jr.
Arthur Castle...82...Paintsville...d. July 13...h/o Faye V. Castle

March 6, 1998

Amos T. Dickerson...70...River...d. Feb. 4, 1998...p/d/w Irene Csstle Dickerson
Clista J. Harris...76...Flat Gap...Feb. 24, 1998..w/o Herbert Harris
Vada Ruth Lemaster Horn...58...Staffordsville...d. Feb. 13, 1998
Roy Lee "Hilter" Conley...60...Boons Camp...D. Feb. 20, 1998...h/f Gladys Lemaster Conley
Keith Alan Storberg...46...paintsville...d. Feb. 19, 1998
Dr. Ernest E. Musgraves...75...Hager Hill...d. Feb 14, 1998...h/o Gail Sheperd Musgraves

March 13, 1998

Jonny Blanton...59...Staffordsville...d. 3-15-1998...h/o Oples "Opal" Blanton
Paul Randall Castle...51...d. 3-4-1998...h/o Deborah parsons Castle
Ezra Robinson...76...d. 2-27-1998...p/d/w/ Charolette Sherman Robinson
Mary McClafferty...Paintsville...d. 3-3-1998
Thomas James Cooley...73...Staffordsville...d. 2-16-1998...h/o Lorene Tackett Conley
Gerry Lynn Stewart...d.3-8-1998...h/o Shannon Stewart
Sally Pelphery...85...Staffordsville...d. 3-4-1998...p/d/h Jesse Pelphrey
Amos T. Dickerson...70...River...d. 2-4-2998...h/o Irene Castle Dickerson
Dean Kimbler...56...Paintsville...d. 3-7-1998...h/o Christine Blair Kimbler
Gladys Baker...58...Thelma...d. 3-3-1998
Alvin Fairchild...48...Flat Gap...d.3-3-1998

March 20, 1998

Mayo Lawson...70...Whitehouse...d. Mar. 15, 1998...h/o Earlene Lawson
James Gordon Salyer...74...Sitka...d. Mar. 12, 1998...h/o Geneva Stambaigh Salyer
Ethelene L. Centers Little...76...Hager Hill...d. Mar. 10, 1998...w/o William Little
Maudie Patrick Grimm...79...Nippa...d. Mar. 9, 1998...p/d/h/Marion Grimm
Mandy Melvina "Bob" Daniel...86...Paintsville...d. Mar. 11, 1998...p/d/h Wilbur Daniel
Thomas F. Hall...57...Tutor Key...d. Mar. 11, 1998...h/o Connie VanHoose Hall

April 10, 1998

Nola Spears...81...Paintsville...d.3-31-1998...p/d/w Shirley Woodrow Spears
Vernon Whitaker...81...West van Lear...d.3-30-1998...h/o Aralie Spradlin Whitaker
Clenda Mae Mullins...86...Flatgap...4-5-1998...p/d/h Jesse Mullins

April 24, 1998

Helen Hager...77...Painstville...d.4-11-1998
Millard Preston...83...Boons Camp...d. 4-16-1998...p/d/w Mary Butcher Preston
Polly J. Connley...81...Flatgap...d. 4-17-1998...p/d/h Ova Conley
Teresa Goble...40...West Van Lear...d. 4-7-1998...w/o Sheldon Goble
Maxie Cantrell...87...Van Lear...d.4-15-1998...p/d/h Charles Cantrell
Ova Marie Castle Lowe...61...Thelma...d. 4-14-1998...p/d/h Arbie Lowe
Charles Terry Marshall...37...Sitka...d. 4-14-1998....h/o Carol Clester Marshall

May 1, 1998

Lula Marie Montgomery...75...West Van Lear...d. April 22...w/o Harold D. Montgomery
May Jones Blevins...86...d. April 21...p/d/h Leslie Blevins
Cliford Morris Conley...55...Painsville...d. April 1...
Aaron Smith Burns... 21...Nippa...d. April 21..s/b parents Roy Lee and Nancy Daniels Burns
Charles "Junior" Fraley..81..Staffordsville..d.April 26..p/d/w1 Elizabeth Castle Fraley h/o2 Betty Dozier Fraley

May 15, 1998

Roxanne "Rocky" Dotson Castle...34...Hager Hill...d. 5-7-1998
Robert Joe King...51...Staffordsville...d. 5-9-1998 ...s/o Josephine Chrislip King
Virtus Castle...73...Thealka...d. 5-6-1998

May 29, 1998

Herbert Patrick Sr....92...Paintsville...d.5-19-1998...p/d/w Flora Spears Patrick
W. B. "Bill Mac" McDonald...76...Hager Hill...d.5-25-1998...p/d/w/ first Verlie McDonald h/o Jean McDonald
Jimmy Hitchcock...49...Wittensville...d. 5-19-1998    p/d/w Carolyn Sue Hitchcock s/o Sophia Taylor
Judith Carol Fairchild...52...d. 5-19-1998...d/o Joy WIlliams McCarty w/o Phillip Fairchild
Anna Louise Williams...67...d. 5-24-1998...p/d/h/ Floyd Williams

June 5, 1998

Hazel Sturgill Rose...93...Flat Gap...d. May 28...p/d/h (1)Harry Sturgill (2) Everett Rose
Ashley Ward...77...Boons Camp...d. May 29...
Estie Pennington...87...Flat Gap...d. May 31...w/o George Pennington
Veva Rice Spradlin...87...Hager Hill...d. May 24...p/d/h Wayne Spradlin
Irene Meek...75...Thealka...d. May 23...p/d/h Thurman Meek
Ruby Gertrude Horne...77...Staffordsville...d. May 30...w/o Albert Horne

June 5, 1998

Howard H. Davis...70...Flatwoods...d. 6-14-1998...h/o Freeda Blair Davis
Geneva Ratliff...66...d...6-19-1998
Michael "Bear" Ealey...40...Flat gap...d. 6-18-1998...h/o Lisa M. Parker Ealey...s/o Judy Castle Ealey
Ova Skaggs...93...Flat Gap...d. 6-18-1998...p/d/h Andrew Skaggs
Burl McCarty...70...d. 6-21-1998...h/o Roberta Lemaster McCarty
Lisa Castle Davis...83...d. 6-20-1998...w/o James O.Davis
Elsie V. Ward...81...Offutt...d. 6-15-1998...p/d/h Glen Ward

November 6, 1998

Bertie Hilton Cantrill...86...d. Nov 1
Hershel Blair Jr.,...51...d.Nov1...h/o Jeanne Kay Curtis Blair
Neva Lee McKenzie...72...d. Oct. 31...w/o James McKenzie
Mary Lou McKenzie Culwell...69...d. Oct. 31...w/o Elliott Culwell
Bradlee Francis Blair...4 months...d. Nov1 s/b parents Harold and Leeann Blair

November 13, 1998

Berta Adkins...88...Van Lear...d. 10-28-1998
Harold Edward Andrews...63...d. 11-6-1998...h/o Betty Andrews
Floyd Wallen...69...d. 10-31-1998...h/o Lois Williams Wallen

December 4, 1998

Hansel Johnson...80...d.11-24-1998
Nellie Rigsby...81...d.11-24-1998
Robert J. "Bob" Landers...64...d.11-25-1998
Kay C. Ward...56...d. 11-23-1998

December 11, 1998

Mance "Red" Cantrell Jr.,...73...West Van Lear...d. 11-30-1998...
James A. Meek...89...Trenton MI...Formerly of Johnson...d. 11-28-1998...
Denver Wells...68...d. 11-30-1998
June Conley...80..Nippa...d. 12-1-1998...
Alice Roberts..92...Paintsville...d. 12-1-1998
Hady Earl Holbrook...70...12-1-1998

December 18, 1998

Julia M. Colvin...86...d. 12-9-1998...
Madge Kimbler Murry...89...d. 12-9-1998...w/o Verlin Murry
Russell Young Jr....59...d. Nov-25-1998...h/o Marjorie Young
Estill Lee LeMaster...69...d. 12-1-1998...h/o Doris Lemaster
James Hassel Wheeler ...78...d. 12-11-1998...h/o Vera Wright Wheeler
Frank Perkins...74...12-10-1998

January 22, 1999

Lee Gibson...65...d. 1-15-1999

January 29, 1999

Cova McKenzie...90...Sitka...d. 1-19-1999
Weldon Blair...55...Thelma...d. 1-19-1999

February 12, 1999

Johnie Hazelett...78...d. 1-31-1999...h/o Helen Harris Hazelett
Lora Vanderpool Young...59...d. 2-1-1999...w/o Doug Young

December 24, 1999

James Long Sr., 81, of Beach Grove, Indiana, formerly of Johnson County, died Wednesday, October 20. He. is survived by his wife, Mary Maxine Jackson Long. Funeral services were. conducted Saturday, October 23. under the direction of Little & Sons Funeral Home.

Lora Thelma Chandler Walter, 91, of Ashland, died Monday, December 20. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 23, under the direction of Miller Funeral Home, o f Ashland.