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Deaths in Eastern Kentucky
as reported in the Floyd County Times Dated

Knott County

December 31, 2001

Otis Victor Cornett, 82, of Hindman, died Sunday, December 16, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Josephine Cornett. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 18, under the direction of Hindman Services.

Lincoln Creech, 83, of Emmalena, died Wednesday, December 12, following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Polly Combs Creech. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Willie Johnson, 69, of Garner, died Saturday, December 15, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mattie Marie Slone Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 18, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Zetta Meade Terry Kitch, 64, of Crittenden, formerly of Knott County, died Thursday, December 13, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Jerome Lee Kitch. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

William “Lone” Madden, 84, of Mallie, died Tuesday, December 11, at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

December 24, 2001

Essie Ousley, 84, of Carrie, died Thursday, December 20, after an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 24, 1 p.m., at the Montgomery Baptist Church, Carrie, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

December 10, 2001

Marie Artrip, 82, of Whidbey Island, Wa, died November 24. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 1, under the direction of Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home.

Ethel Brown, 76, of Premium, died Saturday, December 1, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 4, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Ida Slone Smith Hall, 92, died Sunday, September 23. Funeral services were conducted September 27, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Ann L. Philabaum, 90, of Hindman, died Friday, November 30, at the Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 2, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Ruthy Mae Thornsberry, 56, of Phymouth, Ohio, died Monday, November 26, following a brief illness. She is survived by her husband, Warner Thornsberry. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 30, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Mart Wicker, 41, of Hindman, died Tuesday, November 27, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Dianna Colter Wicker. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

December 3, 2001

Marie Artrip, 82, of Whidbey Island, Wa, native of Carr, died Saturday, November 24. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 1, under the direction of Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home, Seattle.

Roach Thornsberry, 74, of Mallie, died Tuesday, November 13, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 17, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Cora Slone Watts, 75, of Pippa Passes, died Tuesday, November 13, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Ivan Watson, 73, of Kite, died Friday, November 16, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Thornsberry Watson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 18, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Cager Grigsby, 63, of Hazard, died Sunday, November 11, at the Kendred Hospital, Louisville. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, November 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Homer Brode Amburgey, 82, of Morehead, formerly of Knott County, died November 13. He is survived by his wife, Grace Cornett Amburgey. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, November 15, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Flossie Terry Ford, 70, of Streator, Ill., formerly of Knott County, died Sunday, November 11, at Long Point, Ill. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 17, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Erman Wesley David Profitt, 74, formerly of Knott County, died Friday, November 16. He is survived by Lois Proffitt. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 17, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Arthur Roberts, 92, of Emmalena, died Friday, November 16, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mae Holifield Roberts. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 19, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Patricia Slone, 57, of Lima, Oh., formerly of Knott County, died Saturday, November 10, at the Lima Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Elzie Slone. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 13, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services

November 19, 2001

Nettie Combs, 90, of Redfox, died Thursday, November 8, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 11, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Palmer Mi. Cornett, 80, of Taylor, Mich., formerly of Knott County, died Tuesday, November 6, at the Oakwood Skilled Nursing Home, Dearborn, Mi. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 13, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Elhannon “Han” Napier, 70, of Hazard, died Friday, November 9, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Margie Pollard Napier. Funeral services were conducted Hindman Funeral Home.

Allie Huff Slone, 92, of Mousie, died Monday, November 5, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 8, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Patricia Slone, 57, died Saturday, November 10, at the Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, Elzie Slone of Pippa Passes. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 13, under the direction of Hanson-Neeley Funeral Home, Alger, Ohio.

November 12, 2001

Dave Bowling, 84, of Sassafras, died Wednesday, October 31, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Nell Click Bowling. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 3, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Elsie “Ellis” Thacker Slone, 81, of Newark, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, Wednesday, October 31, at the Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 4, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

November 5, 2001

Jay D. Cook, 79, of Topmost, died Monday, October 22, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nola Hall Cook. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

William Flannery Everage, 58, of Emmalena, died Thursday, October 25, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 20, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Harlan Slone, 59, of Pinetop, died Tuesday, October 23, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Jeanette Williams Sparkman, 72, of Pippa Passes, died Friday, October 21, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 29, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Thomas “Tom” Thornsberry, 71, of Hollybush, died Friday, October 26, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Thornsberry. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 28, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

October 31, 2001

Hobert Burke, 67, of Bevinsville, died Tuesday, October 16, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Monk Bowling, 92, of Marion, Ind., formerly of Knott County, died Wednesday, October 17, at the Marion General Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Beulah Mullins Bowling. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jay D. Cook, 79, of Topmost, died Monday, October 22, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nola Hall Cook. Funeral services were conducted, Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Carlene Toler Fleming, 58, of McRoberts, died Saturday, October 20, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. She is survived by her husband, Bill Fleming. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 23, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Michael Douglas Fugate, 43, of Dwarf, died Friday, October 19, at the Cincinnati University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 22, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Service.

Peyton Gage McFall, two-day-old son of Jeramie and Tracie Wells McFall of Isom, died Friday, October 19, at the U.K. Children Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home.
Heather Olivia Mitchell, 17, of Roxana, died Saturday, October 20. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 24, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Hattie Mosley Slone, 86, of Litt Carr, died Sunday, October 21, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Bennett Allen Tyree, 35, of Thornton, died Saturday, October 20, at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

October 29, 2001

Hobert Burke, 67, of Bevinsville, died Tuesday, October 16, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Monk Bowling, 92, of Marion, Ind., formerly of Knott County, died Wednesday, October 17, at the Marion General Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Beulah Mullins Bowling. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jay D. Cook, 79, of Topmost, died Monday, October 22, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nola Hall Cook. Funeral services were conducted, Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Carlene Toler Fleming, 58, of McRoberts, died Saturday, October 20, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. She is survived by her husband, Bill Fleming. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 23, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Michael Douglas Fugate, 43, of Dwarf, died Friday, October 19, at the Cincinnati University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 22, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Service.

Peyton Gage McFall, two-day-old son of Jeramie and Tracie Wells McFall of Isom, died Friday, October 19, at the U.K. Children Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home.

Heather Olivia Mitchell, 17, of Roxana, died Saturday, October 20. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 24, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Hattie Mosley Slone, 86, of Litt Carr, died Sunday, October 21, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Bennett Allen Tyree, 35, of Thornton, died Saturday, October 20, at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

October 22, 2001

Linda Lou Bentley, 59, of Millstone, died Sunday, October 14, at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conductd Tuesday, October 16, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Hobert Cecil Lucas, 84, of Amburgey, died Tuesday, October 9, at the Hazard ARH. He is survived by his wife, Matilda Susie Everage Lucas. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 13, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Curtis Noble, 87, of Hindman, died Sunday, September 30, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 4, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Rose Perry, 63, of Leburn, died Tuesday, October 9, at the Hazard ARH. She is survived by her husband, John Perry. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 12, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Calvin Coolidge Pratt, 77, of Vacaville, California, native of Leburn, died August 13, in Vacaville, California. He is survived by his wife, Leona.

Bobbie Slone, 58, of Topmost, died Wednesday, October 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Rita M. Thornsberry Slone. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 13, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Oscar Slone, 80, of Kendallville, In., died Monday, October 8, at the Parkview-Noble Hospital, Kendallville, In., following a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife, Mattie (Manns) Cordial Slone.

Ella Mae Combs Slone, 80, of Redfox, died Sunday, October 7, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 10, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Pearl Smith, 87, of Mallie, died Friday, October 5, at the NHC Nursing Home, Cookville, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

September 24, 2001

Landis Douglas Bates, 56, formerly of Knott County, died Monday, September 10, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Judith Marie Bates. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Dessie Seals Pigman Amburgey, 88, died Monday, September 10, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 12, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Irene W. Bolen, 58, died September 10, at the Princeton Community Hospital, in Princeton, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Adam Bolen. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 11, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Warren Lovins, 65, died Saturday, September 15, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 18, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Bettie Ritchie, 78, of Talcum, died Sunday, September 16, at her home. She is survived by her husband, John Bud Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 19, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Lowell Dean Stacy Jr., 47, died Tuesday, September 11, at Hospice of Austin Christopher House, Austin, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Stacy. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 17, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Paul Thomas, 37, of Redfox, died Saturday, September 15, at the Whitesburg ARH. He is survived by his wife, Judy Couch. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 19, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

September 17, 2001

Steven Gabriel Holland, 27, of Litt Carr, died Tuesday, August 28, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Amanda Susan Mullins Holland. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

September 10, 2001

Johnny Adams, 50, of Hindman, died Tuesday, August 28, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 31, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Claude Eugene Bentley, 65, of Millstone, died Tuesday, August 28, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 30, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Emmaline Boggs, 73, of Cody, died Friday, August 31, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 3, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Steven Gabriel Holland, 27, of Litt Carr, died Tuesday, August 28, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Amanda Mullins Holland. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Genevieve Jones Martin, 78, of Dema, died Wednesday, August 28, at the Knott County Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Ralph Prater, 72, of Van Cleve, died Monday, August 27, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, June Slone Prater. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 30, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

September 5, 2001

Edward Fields, 84, of Sassafras, died Friday, August 24, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Rachel Fields. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 27, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Ricky Patton, 43, of Leburn, died Monday, August 20, at Softshell. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 23, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Earl Patrick, 75, of Fisty, died Tuesday, August 21, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Matilda Combs Patrick. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 24, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Nora Slone, 87, of Hindman, died Thursday, August 23, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Raymond Cook, 62, of Sergent, died Monday, August 27, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 30, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

August 24, 2001

Mary Berryman, 58, of Hyden, wife of David Berryman, died Tuesday, August 14, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 17, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

James Tony Fugate, 75, of Ary, died Monday, August 13, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services Chapel.

James Malcolm Hart, 88, of Indianapolis, In., formerly of Ermine, died Sunday, August 19, at the Wildwood Health Care, Indianapolis. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 23, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Nora Slone, 87, of Hindman, died Thursday, August 23, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 26, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Bill Slone Jr., 54, of Ligonier, In., died Friday, August 17, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, august 20, under the direction of Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home.

Ernest Gibson, 80, of Wayland, died Saturday, August 18, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Blankenship Gibson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 21, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Frank Hayes, 77, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, died Wednesday, August 15, at the V.A. Medical Center at Dayton, Oh. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 18, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Lula Williams Smith Ritchie, 87, of Hindman, died Saturday, August 18, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 20, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

William “Bill” Sizemore, 69, of Emmalena, died Monday, August 13, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Luna Sizemore. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Bonita S. Vance, 87, of Litt Carr, died Thursday, August 16, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 20, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

James Malcolm Hart, 88, of Indianapolis, In., formerly of Ermine, died Sunday, August 19, at the Wildwood Health Care, Indianapolis. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 23, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

August 20, 2001

Jacob Gary Clendenen, 76, of Topmost, died Sunday, August 12, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 15, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

August 13, 2001

Rex Gearheart, 85, of Hi Hat, died Monday, July 30, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 2, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Clark Hays, 86, of Redfox, died Tuesday, July 17, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Lettie Vance Hays. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 20, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.

Hazel Caudill Mitchell, 67, of Whitesburg, died Sunday, July 29, at the Letcher Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services Chapel.

Harold Eugene Mosley, 57, of Leburn, died Sunday, August 5, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Slone Mosley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 8, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Henrietta Lee Slone, 34, died Thursday, July 19, in an automobile accident at Larkslane. She is survived by her husband, Riley Keith Slone. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lanie Terry, 89, of Lackey, died Saturday, August 4, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 7, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home

August 6, 2001

Kenneth Michael Bentley, infant son of Kenneth Lee and Wanetta Thornsberry Bentley, died Tuesday, July 24, at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center, Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 26, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Callie Campbell, 79, of Larkslane, died July 24, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 27, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Paul E. Cook, 59, of Little Colley, died Monday, July 23, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 26, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Amos Smith, 83, of Leburn, died July 28, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Roxie Collins Smith. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 31, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

John L. Stone, 58, of Amburgey, died July 28, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Dianne Combs Slone. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 30, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

July 30, 2001

Jason Cornett, 79, of Linefork, husband of Reo Halcomb Cornett, died Tuesday, July 17, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 20, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Garry Douglas Newman, 60 years old, born July 18, 1941, in Hi Hat, the son of Mr. Henton and Loreena (Ross/Parker) Newman and Andrew Parker and Marcettia (Hall) Newman. He is survived by his wife, Patricia L. (Jones) Newman. A celebration of Garry’s life was held on Monday, July 23rd, at 11:00 a.m., at Bell-Borek Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. Burial was at Washtenong Memorial Park.

Marjorie Smith Gose, 76, of Middletown, Oh., formerly of Hindman, died Wednesday, July 18, at the Middletown Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Robert Gose. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 21, at 1:00 p.m., at the Breitenback-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home.

Joshua Hicks, 75, of Lancaster, Oh., formerly of Knott County, died Wednesday, July 18, at the VA Medical Center, Chillicothe, Oh. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Bolen Hicks. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 21, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Mary Ellen Johnson Keens, 84, of Dema, died Friday, June 20, at Knott County Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

David Newsome, 46, of Kite, died Friday, July 20, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Margie Hall Newsome. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 23, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Peggy Jo Snyder Russell, 67, of Redfox, died July 20, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 24, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Gracie Wilson, 83, of Busy, died Thursday, July 19, at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 21, under the direction of Engle-Walker Funeral Home

July 16, 2001

Bueford “Dave” Childers, 64, died Thursday, July 5, at the Parkview-Noble Hospital, Kendallville, Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Childers. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 9, under the direction of Hite Funeral Home.

Mae Gray, 87, of Kite, died Friday, July 5, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 8, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.
Gracie Shepherd, 89, of Leburn, formerly of Decoy, died Monday, July 2, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 5, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jerry Sizemore, 69, of Amburgey, died Sunday, July 1, at his residence after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Jewell Fields Sizemore. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Joshua Brent Slone, 21, of Kite, died Thursday, July 12, at U.K. Medical Center, in Lexington, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 15, at 11 a.m., at the Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church at Kite, and burial will be in the Hall Cemetery, Kite, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

June 25, 2001

Bobby Gene Boggs, 65, of Big Cowan, died Monday, June 11, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Maggard Boggs. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 13, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Marvin E. Breeding, 75, of Redfox, died Thursday, June 14, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 17, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jerry Fugate, 84, of Hindman, died Monday, June 18, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 17, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Earl Eugene Johnson, 65, of Little Cowan, died Thursday, June 14, at the Letcher Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 17, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Douglas Nobel, 40, of Premium, died Thursday, June 14, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 16, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

, 67, of Emmalena, died Monday, June 11, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Lula Mae Amburgey Sexton, 47, of Littcarr, died Tuesday, June 12, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 15, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

David Slone, 56, of Littcarr, died Wednesday, June 13, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 15, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Maude Stewart Stacy, 89, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of Leburn, died Tuesday, June 5, at Hospitality Homes West, in Xenia, Ohio. Memorial services were conducted Saturday, June 23, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Harlen Gregory Stallard, 47, of Mallie, died Saturday, June 16, at the V.A. Regional Medical Center, Huntington, W. Va., following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 19, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

June 18, 2001

John David Creighton, 20, of Carrie, died Monday, June 4, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 8, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.

Kenneth S. Hall, 62, of Topmost, died Thursday, June 7, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Hall. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 10, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Anna Lou Harvey, 33, of Dema, died Saturday, June 9, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Dr. Donald L. Martin, 77, of Salem, Indiana, died Thursday, June 7, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Virginia F. (Berkey) Martin. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 11, under the direction of Dewalt Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Smith “Lizzie” Marvin, 92, of Paris, died Friday, April 13, at Bourbon Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Hinton-Turner Funeral Home.

John K. Marvin, 58, of Mt. Sterling, died Thursday, April 12, at Mary Chiles Hospital. Funeral services were conducted April 16, under the direction of Hinton-Turner Funeral Home.

Lorna (Ritchie) Tuttle, 81, of Franklin, died Friday, June 8, at the Sycamore Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Eaton-Anderson-Unglesby Funeral Home.

James Earl Adams, 74, of Little Coley, died Monday, June 4, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 7, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

J.L. Boggs, 61, of Ermine, died Tuesday, June 5, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 8 under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Kenneth Bowman, 75, of Eolia, died Sunday, June 10, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Norman Lee Damron, 85, of Honaker, died Thursday, June 7, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 10, under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Wid Page, 76, of Whitesburg, died Wednesday, June 6, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 9, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

June 4, 2001

Lois Breeding, 73, of Litt Carr, died Wednesday, May 23, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 26, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Johnny B. Caudill, 86, of Eolia, died Tuesday, May 22, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 25, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Wilma Gwen Morgan Gayheart, 74, of Emmalena, died Sunday, May 27, at Hazard. She is survived by her husband, Samuel Gayheart. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 29, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Mada Gibson, 56, of Pinetop, died Sunday, May 27, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Gene Gibson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 30, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Melda L. Hall, 78, of Flemingsburg, died Wednesday, May 23, at the Meadowview Regional Medical Center, Maysville. Funeral services were private and under the direction of Boone-Nickell Funeral Home.

Opal Ison, 79, of Kingdom Come, died Sunday, May 27, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 30, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Burnis “Buster” Jacobs, 49, of Topmost, died Friday, May 25, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mollie Hall Jacobs. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 28, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Edna Brown Campbell Lemaster, 68, of Marion, Oh., formerly of Knott County, died Tuesday, May 22, at the Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 25, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Mary See, 89, of Hindman, died Wednesday, May 23, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 25, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

May 21, 2001

Ruth Adams, 74, of Crafts Colley, died Tuesday, May 8, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 11, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Opal Baker, 56, of Hindman, died Sunday, May 6, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 9, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Inez Faye Combs Gordon, 69, of Mooresville, North Carolina, formerly of Mousie, died Thursday, May 10, at Mooresville, North Carolina. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 14, at the High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill West Virginia.

Varge Cornett, 86, of Huntsville, Alabama, died Monday, May 7, at the Winsor House Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 12, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Harlis Sparkman, formerly of Knott County, died Thursday, March 29, in Dearborn, Michigan He is survived by his wife, Nancy Sparkman. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 31, under the direction of Howe-Petterson Funeral Home, Taylor, Michigan.

May 14, 2001

Anyce Campbell, 72, of Williamstown, died Wednesday, May 2, at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center, North, Covington. She is survived by her husband, Herschel Campbell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 6, under the direction of the Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home.

Henry T. Jones, 70, of Glasgow, died Saturday, May 5, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital at Glasgow. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, May 8, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Virgie Manns, 95, of Kite, died Tuesday, May 1, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 4, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

May 7, 2001

Jack Brown, 71, of Leburn, died Tuesday, April 24, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Annis Mae Conley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 28, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Betty Jean Costello, 58, of Greeley, died Friday, April 27, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. She is survived by her husband, Michael L. (Mick) Costello. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 30, at the Greeley Sacred Heart Catholic Church and burial was in the O’Connor Cemetery.

Franklin Delano Nickles, 60, of Hindman, died Sunday, April 29, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife Evalee Combs Nickles. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Dr. James Alexander Still Jr., 94, of Hindman, died Saturday, April 28, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Billy Gale Caudill, 50, of Jeremiah, died Thursday, April 26, at Hallie. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 29, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

David E. Holbrook, 52, of Jenkins, died Monday, April 23, at Dry Fork. He is survived by his wife, Candus Sue Cornett Holbrook. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 26, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Maggie Elizabeth Houston, 95, died Friday, April 27, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Ora Mason, 87, died Sunday, April 29, at the Letcher Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

George B. Sexton, 80, of Thornton, died Thursday, April 26, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 28, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home

April 30, 2001

Laura Breeding, 96, of Fisty, died Friday, April 13, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Robin G. Cornett, 27, of Letcher, died Monday, April 16, at the Johnson City Medical Center at Johnson City, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, James Douglas Cornett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 20, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Hobert Couch, 77, of Anco, died Friday, April 13, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Hamilton Couch. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Uorta Hale, 89, of Mallie, died Monday, April 16, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Byrd Hall, 58, of Litt Carr, died Saturday, April 21, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 24, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Benny Donald Hicks, 42, of Isom, died Friday, April 20. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 24, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Clyde Moore, 69, of Kendallville, Indiana, died Sunday, April 8, in Heritage Park Nursing Home, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 12, under the direction of Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home.

Roscoe Slone, 90, of Pippa Passes, died Wednesday, April 18, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center at Hazard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 20, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Palmer Slone, 77, of Leburn, died Sunday, April 22, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Marie Slone. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Etna Eldridge Whitaker, 71, of Isom, died Tuesday, April 17, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 20, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

April 23, 2001

Hobert Couch, 77, of Anco, died Friday, April 13, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Hamilton Couch. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Laura Breeding, 96, of Fisty, died Friday, April 13, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Michael Jeffery Moore, 26, of Hindman, died Wednesday, April 11, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Juliah Cornett Parks, 82, of Mallie, died Tuesday, April 10, at St. Joseph Hospital at Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 13, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

William (Bill) Perciful, 77, of Hindman, died April 6, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 10, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Rudy “Doppy” Hensley, 77, of Paint Lick, died Sunday, April 15, after being a patient at the V.A. Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Belva Calico Hensley. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 17, under the direction of Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home.

Alex Fields, 45, of Jackhorn, died Saturday, April 14, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Gregory Galen Mitchell, of Nasville, North Carolina, died Monday, at the Nash General Hospital, Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Funeral services were conducted April 13, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Hassie Smith, 73, of Isom, died Saturday, April 14, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 17, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

April 16, 2001

Eveline Jones Johnson, 87, of Vicco, died Wednesday, April 4, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 8, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Gladys Johnson Slone, 65, of Garner, died Monday, April 2, at the St. Joseph Hospital at Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Slone. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 5, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Virginia Barnett, 72, of Lotts Creek, died Friday, April 6, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 9, under the direction of Engle-Walker Funeral Home.

Goldie Yonts Kiser, 76, of Ermie, died Tuesday, April 3, at the residence of her daughter. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 6, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Deborah Lynn Sexton, 23, of Blackey, died Sunday, April 8, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home.

John Ed “Whitey” Sturgill, 42, of Cram Creek, died Saturday, April 7. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Johnson Sturgill. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

April 4, 2001

Omer Seals, 69, of Detroit, Michigan, formerly of Knott County, died Sunday, March 25, at the Detroit Receiving Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Seals. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 31, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Diane Laverne Craft, 57, of Emmalena, died Thursday, March 29, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Larry Craft. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 31, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Mitchell Gary Wicker, 21, of Emmalena, died Friday, March 30, at Hazard. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

David Harold Mullins, 34, of Dwarf, died Saturday, March 31, at Dwarf. He is survived by his wife, Vanessa Miller Mullins. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 4, 11 a.m., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Melvina Slone, 103, of Garner, died Sunday, April 1, at the Knott County Nursing Home at Hindman. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 3, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

March 30, 2001

Emily Campbell, 80, of Ulvah, died Friday, March 23, at the Letcher Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 25, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Kelsie Fields, 65, of Charlestown, Indiana, died Tuesday, March 20, at the Medical Center of Southern Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Polly Mitchell, 58, of Delphia, died Tuesday, March 20, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Raymond E. “Buster” Taylor, 80, of Thornton, died Thursday, March 22, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 25, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Sarah Bell Tolson, 61, died Saturday, March 24, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. She is survived by her husband, Billy Tolson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 28, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

March 28, 2001

Dennis Thacker, 36, of Emmalena, died Sunday, March 18, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 21, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Marie Jean Francis, 89, of Dwarf, died Tuesday, March 20, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jason Jr. Ritchie, 73, of Hazard, died Tuesday, March 20, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Geraldine S. Jacobs, 61, of Pippa Passes, died Wednesday, March 21, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Ford Jacobs. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Wilson Owsley, 59, of Vest, died Saturday, March 24, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Lois Owsley. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 27, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

March 23, 2001

Ada Slone Nickels, 95, of Mt. Sterling, formerly of Mousie, died Saturday, March 17, at the Mary Chiles Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 20, under the direction of Taul Funeral Home.

Burley Caudill, 83, of Jeremiah, died Tuesday, March 13, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Halcomb, 72, of Hallie, died Monday, March 12, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Jessee Kincer, 82, died Sunday, March 18, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 20, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

March 21, 2001

Gypsy Wallen Elkins, 97, of Abingdon, Virginia, formerly of Knott County, died Monday, March 10. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 13, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jay Combs, 93, of Larkslane, died Tuesday, March 13, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Virgie Combs. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

March 16, 2001

Janie Bryan, 9, of Westwood, daughter of Jerry Bryan of Ashland, and the late Jonda Jacobs Bryan, died Monday, March 5, at Catlettsburg. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 9, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Watson G. Combs, 87, of Louisville, died Saturday, March 10, at the Richmond Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, the former Virginia Back. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 13, under the direction of Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home.

June Elizabeth Gilley Day, 75, of Uz, died Wednesday, March 7. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 10, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Judy A. Hall, 52, of Viper, died Saturday, March 3, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 13, under the direction of Engle-Walker Funeral Home.

Nellie Hall, 77, of Ice, died Thursday, March 8, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 11, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Van Venson Roark, 69, died Friday, March 9, at the Letcher Manor Nursing Home. Graveside services were conducted at the Family Cemetery, Linefork, Monday, March 12, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Edna Sexton, 96, of Glasgow, died Friday, March 9, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 12, under the direction of A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

March 9, 2001

Lillian Ison, of Anderson, Ohio, died Friday, March 2, at the Vistacare Hospice-New England, Cincinnati, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 4, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

March 7, 2001

Harvey Lee Stacy, 72, of Mallie, died Friday, March 2, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Cora (P-Nut) Stacy. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 4, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services Chapel.

Dora Fugate, 89, of Dwarf, died Wednesday, February 28, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 4, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Fonnie Slone Smith, 72, of Pippa Passes, died Tuesday, February 27, at St. Joseph Hospital at Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 2, at the Little Bethlehem Regular Baptist Church, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Earl Combs, 62, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, died Tuesday, February 27, at the Grant Riverside Methodist Hospital at Columbus. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 2, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Bill Stacy, 77, of Dwarf, died Monday, February 26, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Stacy. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Linda Lou Goolsby, 53, of Gallatin, Tennessee, formerly of Knott County, died Wednesday, February 27, at the Summer Regional Medical Center at Gallatin. She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Goolsby. Graveside services were conducted Friday, March 2, at the Fisty Cemetery, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

March 2, 2001

Thomas Combs, 79, of Vest, died Friday, February 23, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Ogie Ratliff, 87, of Knox, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, died Wednesday, February 21. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 26, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

February 23, 2001

Vernon Collett, 67, of Campton, died Sunday, February 11, at the Kentucky River Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Shirlene Slone Collett. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home.

Ray Pridemore, 67, of Port Orchard, Washington, formerly of Mallie, died Sunday, February 11, at his residence.

Judith Ann Campbell, 49, of Jeremiah, died Sunday, February 18, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Danny (Hoot) Campbell. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 20, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Clinton Kincer, 93, of Cran Creek, died Thursday, February 15, at the Letcher Manor Nursing Home, Whitesburg. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 17, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Robert Luther Sexton, 63, of Clinton, Tennessee, died Tuesday, February 13, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 16, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home

February 21, 2001

Josephine Watts, 45, of Sassafras, died Friday February 16, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 19, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

February 16, 2001

Nello C. Calfee, 83, of New Albany, Indiana, formerly of Hindman, died Sunday, January 7. He is survived by his wife, Geconia A. Calfee. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 9, under the direction of the Seabrook Dieckmann Naville Funeral Home.

Ethel Combs, 76, of Talcum, died Monday, February 5, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Paul Combs. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 8, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jack R. Parks, 73, Hindman native, of Marion, Indiana, died Tuesday, February 6, at the Colonial Oaks Health Care Center, Marion, Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Donna L. Parks. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 9, under the direction of Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Home.

John Raymond Ritchie, 55, of Vest, died Wednesday, February 7, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Linda Collins Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Martha Bailey, 78, of Isom, died Thursday, February 8, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Guy G. Collins, 84, of Sassafras, died Friday, February 9, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 12, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

February 14, 2001

Ethel Combs, 76, of Talcum, died Monday, February 5, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 8, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

George (Popeye) Everage, 86, of Emmalena, died Monday, February 5, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Susanna Miller Everage. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 9, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

John Raymond Ritchie, 55, of Vest, died Wednesday, February 7, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Linda Collins Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Guy G. Collins, 84, of Sassafras, died Friday, February 9, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 12, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

February 9, 2001

Elbert Combs, 55, of Marion, Ohio, died Tuesday, January 30, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Franklin Combs. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 2, under the direction of Boyd Funeral Home.

Maggie Hayes Hall, 94, of Pinetop, died Saturday, February 3, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Hillard Hall. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 6, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jacoby Eric Little, of Tampa, Florida, died Sunday, January 28, at the Tampa General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 1, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Nathan Wayne McFall, 5 months old, son of Jeramie and Tracie Wells McFall, of Campbranch, died Monday, January 29, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 1, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Lonna Mae Richardson Whitaker, 96, died Wednesday, January 31, at the Whitesburg ARH Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 4, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Christine Carol Hamilton Tomaschko, 52, of Lexington, formerly of Letcher County, died Thursday, February 1, at the U.K. Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 4, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

February 7, 2001

Delmer Moore, 80, of Mallie, died Saturday, February 3, at the Samaritan Hospital at Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Virda Pigman Moore. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 6, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Maggie Hayes Hall, 94, of Pinetop, died Saturday, February 3, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Hillard Hall. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 6, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Kelly Pigman, 65, of Hindman, died Sunday, January 28, at the Hazard AppalachianRegional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Marlene Mullins Pigman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

February 5, 2001

Gloria Calhoun, 75, of Rual Claremore, Oklahoma, formerly of Hindman, died Thursday, January 25. Graveside services were conducted Monday, January 29, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Delphia Calhoun Combs, 82, of Hindman, died Tuesday, January 23, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Alonzo Gibson, 76, died Thursday, January 4, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Lona Amburgey Gibson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 7, under the direction of Everidge Funeral Home.

Maxine Fletcher Ritchie, 68, of Emmalena, died Tuesday, January 23, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Carl Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

January 29, 2001

Maxine Fletcher Ritchie, 68, of Emmalena, died Tuesday, January 23, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Carl Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home.

Delphia Calhoun Combs, 82, of Hindman, died Tuesday, January 23, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home.

Gloria Calhoun Hicks, 75, of Rural Claremore, Oklahoma, formerly of Hindman, died Thursday, January 25, at the Windsor Hills Nursing Center at Oklahoma City. Graveside services were conducted Monday, January 29, at the College Hill Cemetery.

January 26, 2001

Dr. Roscoe J. Acker, 92, of Neon, died Tuesday, January 16, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Orville Hall, 87, of Hindman, died Monday, January 15, at the Knott County Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife, Frankie Hall. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Arizona “Donia” Howard, 98, of Hueysville, died Thursday, January 11, at the Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Jackie Edward (Killer) Williams, 42, of Ary, died Tuesday, January 16, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 16, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.

January 19, 2001

Brady Grigsby, 83, of Lotts Creek, died Saturday, January 13, at the Hazard ARH. He is survived by his wife, Flossie Cunningham Grigsby. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 16, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Dana Hensley, 80, of Mt. Washington, died Thursday, January 11, at the Norton Suburban Hospital at Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home.

Sarah Wilson Patterson, 89, of Pippa Passes, died January 8, at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services Chapel.

Elizabeth V. Venters, 79, of Winchester, Indiana, died Monday, January 14, at the home of her son in Anderson, Indiana. She is survived by her husband, Orves Earl “Jim” Venters. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 17, under the direction of Walker Funeral Home, Winchester, Indiana.

Audrey Sue Adams, 62, died January 9, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 13, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Geneva Mae Ison, 71, of Charlestown, Indiana, died Tuesday, January 9, at the Medical Center of Southern Indiana. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home

January 17, 2000

Dana Hensley, 80, of Mt. Washington, died Thursday, January 11, at the Norton Suburban Hospital at Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home.

Sarah Wilson Patterson, 89, of Pippa Passes, died Monday, January 8, at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center at Lakeland, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

January 12, 2001

Geneva Pratt Campbell, 85, of Russellville, died Friday, December 29, 2000, in the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Private services were conducted under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Kenny Michael Garrett, 48, of Deane, died Thursday, January 4, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Hall Garrett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Freda M. Kilgore, 82, of Garrett, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, died January 1. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 5, under the direction of Feller Funeral Home.

Mollie Everage Gayheart, 99, of Airport Gardens, formerly of Dwarf, died Thursday, January 4, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 7, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Zebedee Miller, 60, of Dwarf, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home.

Joseph North, infant son of Jason and Elizabeth Giles North, died December 30, 2000, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were conducted Monday, January 1, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Edna Nickles, 78, of Boynton Beach, Florida, formerly of Topmost, died Sunday, December 31, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, under the direction of Palm Beach Memorial Park Funeral Home.

January 10, 2001

Earnest Smith, 77, of Leburn, died December 31, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2001, at the Hindman Funeral Services.

David Thacker, 70, of Leburn, died Tuesday, January 2, 2000, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Betty Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

L.B. Slone, 62, of Redfox, died December 31, 2000, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Shannon Wallen Slone. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Paul Harry Pigman, 57, of Emmalena, died Monday, January 1, 2001, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, at the Hindman Funeral Services.

January 5, 2001

Olive Gay Mullins Everage, 84, of Amburgey, died December 19, 2000, at the Knott County Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 22, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Geneva Feltner, 79, of Lotts Creek, died Tuesday, December 19, 2000, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Wilburn Feltner. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 22, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Herbert R. Hall, 60, of Sassafras, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Shepherd Hall. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Brian Keith Jones, 23, of Hindman, died Tuesday, December 19, 2000, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 22, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Willard Ritchie, 80, of Lackey, died December 22, 2000, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Annie Caudill Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 26, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Rebecca Combs Tobey, 81, of Sassafras, died December 24, 2000, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 27, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Georgine Collier Halcomb, 59,of Premium, died Thursday, December 28, 2000, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. She is survived by her husband, Roy Lee Halcomb. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 30, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.

Jeffery Shane Holland, 24, of Berea, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Letcher Co. Funeral Home.