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Magoffin County Death 2002

October 21, 2002

Virgil Plummer, 78, of Salyersville, died Saturday, October 12, at Salyersville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Eva Howard Plummer. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 15, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Delmer “Dale” Miller Jr., 29, of Salyersville, died Wednesday, October 9, in Royalton. He is survived by his wife, Bridgett Miller. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 13, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

October 7, 2002

Frank Poe, 86, of Manchester, formerly of Magoffin County, died Thursday, September 26, at Laurel Creek Nursing Home, Manchester. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 29, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Harry Rigsby, 93, of Salyersville, died Sunday, September 29, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center, Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 1, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Maggie Wireman, 67, of Gunlock, died Wednesday, September 25, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Dave Wireman Jr., of Gunlock. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 27, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

August 26, 2002

Jewel Francis, 73, of Salyersville, died Wednesday, August 14, at the St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 17, under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Keith Bacel Hamner, 79, of Elkins, W.Va., died Saturday, August 17, at the Berea Hospital, Berea. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, August 20, under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home.

John Patrick, 95, of Salyersville, died Saturday, August 17, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, August 19, under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home.

August 12, 2002

Bob Arnett, 83, of Salyersville, died Wednesday, July 24, at the Salyersville Health Care Center, in Salyersville. He is survived by his wife, Rose Arnett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 27, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

William Ray Avera, 3, of Somerset, died Saturday, July 27, at the Children’s Health Care Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, after complications of an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 30, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Eva Caldwell Caudill, 80, of Salyersville, died Wednesday, July 24. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 27, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Mary (Peg) Toner Collins, 48, of Morehead, formerly of Salyersville, died Wednesday, July 31, at St. Josephs Hospital in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, John (Jack) Collins. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 3, at Jesus Our Savior Catholic Church, Morehead and burial followed in New Alfrey Cemetery.

Wardie Farris, 63, of Blanchester, Ohio, died Saturday, July 20, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 25, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Angel Lashae Howard, infant, of Salyersville, died Sunday, July 28, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 31, at the home of Zeno and Joyce Duchnowski on Johnson Fork and burial was in the Duchnowski and Prater Cemetery on Johnson Fork.

Claude “C.D. Demp” Allen Jr., 74, of Salyersville, died Sunday, August 4, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Margarete Craig Allen. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 8, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Cleo Mullins, 62, of Rensselaer, Indiana, a native of Kentucky, died Friday, July 5, at St. Vincents Hospital in Indianapolis after a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 8, under the direction of Steinke’s Funeral Home, Rensselaer.

Leeson Prater, 36, of Millersburg, died Thursday, August 1, at the UK Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Donna Joseph Prater. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 5, and burial was in the Joseph Cemetery at Waldo.

Alice Slusher, 89, of Salyersville, died Thursday, July 25, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 28, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

John Risner Sr., 85, of Rensselaer, Indiana, a native of Royalton, died Tuesday, July 30, at the St. Clair Medical Center, in Crawfordsville. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 2, and burial followed in the Independence Cemetery in Rensselaer.

Samuel Douglas “Pops” Stephens, 74, of Napoleon, died Monday, July 8, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Anita. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 11, and burial followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Nola Mae Stephens, 84, of Willard, died Wednesday, July 31, at the Willard Mercy Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 3, at 2 p.m., at Willard Church of God, and burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven, Ohio.

Marshall Welch, 65, of Worthington, died Friday, July 12, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Helen Tackett Welch. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 13, under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

Mary Etta Whitt, 62, of Springfield, Ohio, died Monday, July 15, at The Community Hospital, in Springfield. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 19, under the direction of Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home.

Ricky Williams, 49, of Royalton, died Friday, July 26, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center, in Paintsville. He is survived by his wife, Velvet Fletcher Williams. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 29, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Cassie Risner Williams, 82, and Beverly Williams, 87, of Royalton, died Thursday, August 1, at their residence, only hours apart. Cassie was a native of Magoffin County and Beverly was a native of Floyd County. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 4, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home. Burial was in the Williams Family Cemetery, Puncheon.

April 29, 2002

Leonard Puckett, 55, of Salyersville, died Monday, April 15, at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Puckett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 19, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Anna G. Fletcher, 62, of Stockbridge, died Wednesday, March 27, at Chelsea Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 1, under the direction of Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home.

Arvel Alan Wireman, 28, died Saturday, April 13, in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 20, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

April 22, 2002

Weldon Owens, of Springport, native of Magoffin County, died Monday, March 4. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 8, under the direction of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home.

Freddie Harvey, 36, native of Magoffin County, died April 5, at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted April 9, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

James R. Deaton, 60, died Tuesday, April 2. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 5, under the direction of Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home.

April 15, 2002

Kelly Tibbs, 59, of Salyersville, died Monday, April 8, at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center, Paintsville. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Hall Tibbs. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 12, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

April 8, 2002

Maj. Gobel N. Strickland, 62, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, March 30, at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 2, under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.

March 25, 2002

Lanie Vanderpool Miller Wireman, 73, of Gunlock, died Wednesday, March 13. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 14, under the direction of J.W. Call Funeral Home.

February 25, 2002

Roby Brown Jr., 42, of Royalton, died Monday, February 11, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 14, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Christeen Ray Williams, 65, the widow of Parker Williams, died Tuesday, January 29.

Earl Bailey, 94, of Salyersville, died Wednesday, February 13, at Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 16, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Barbara Carol Patrick Haman, 57, of Palm Bay, Florida, formerly of Magoffin County, died Friday, February 15, at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 22, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

February 11, 2002

Beatrice Reed Beatty, 87, of Bound Brook, New Jersey, died Thursday, January 31, at Woods Edge - Harborside Healthcare, Bridgewater, New Jersey. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 2, under the direction of Taggart-Chamberlain Funeral Home.

Berry “Junior” Bailey Jr., 77, of Gunlock, died Friday, February 1, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 4, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Hannah Maxine Kazee Conley, 77, of Sayersville, died Wednesday, January 23, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 26, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Sadie Cook Hall, 77, of Salyersville, died Sunday, January 27, at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 30, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Jane E. Howard, of Leesville, Louisiana, formerly of Ivyton, died Thursday, January 24, in the Community Care Center.

Theada Mae Howard, 54, of Fountaintown, Indiana, died Wednesday, January 30. She is survived by her husband, Ronnie Howard. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 3, under the direction of Hendryx Funeral Home.

Ellis Ingram, 62, of Gunlock, died Thursday, January 24, at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 27, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Greathel Coffey Walters, 84, of New Carslie, Ohio, died Friday, January 25, at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 29, under the direction of Herald and Stewart Funeral Home.

February 4, 2002

Freddie Marshall, 76, of Plainwell, Michigan, died Sunday, January 13. He is survived by his wife, Venus Risner Marshall. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 16, under the direction of Gore Funeral Home.

Eva Mae Williams Reed, 61, of Burlington, Michigan, formerly of Magoffin County, died Sunday, January 13, at Oaklawn Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 17, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Elmer G. Slusher, 67, of Royalton, died Saturday, January 19, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Mary Vanderpool Slusher. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 22, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

January 28, 2002

Eva Mae Williams Reed, 61, of Burlington, Michigan, formerly of Magoffin County, died Sunday, January 13, at Oaklawn Hospital, Marshall, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 17, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

January 21, 2002

Patton Borders Jr., 79, of Kettering, Ohio, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, at Hospice of Dayton. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Jan. 4, under the direction of Gebhart-Schmidt-Parramore Funeral Home.

Norma Jean Minix, 42, of Falcon, died Monday, December 31, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Joe Wendell Minix. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Jan. 3, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Emory “Steve” Perkins, 41, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Salyersville, died Saturday, Jan. 5, in the Mercy Hospital, of Fairfield, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 8, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Ruann Salyer, 27, of Salyersville, died Thursday, Jan. 10. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 14, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Doris M. Williams, 78, of Louisville, native of Salyersville, died Sunday, Jan. 13, at Norton Suburban Hospital, Louis. She is survived by her husband, Ellis G. Williams.

January 14, 2002

Emory “Steve” Perkins, 41, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Salyersville, died Saturday, January 5, at Mercy Hospital, Fairfield. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 8, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Chapel.

January 7, 2002

Edith Bailey Arnett, 86, of Salyersville, died Thursday, December 27, at the Salyersville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 20, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Mary Louise Adams Cantrell, 76, of Chelsea, Michigan, died Thursday, December 20, after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband, George Cantrell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 23, under the direction of Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home.

Audrey Gay Burton Carty, 64, of Salyersville, died Tuesday, December 18, at the St. Claire Medical Center, in Morehead. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 22, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Clyde Johnson, 83, of Salyersville, died Thursday, December 20, at the King’s Daughters’ Medical Center in Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Delsie Gilliam Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 23, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Cecil Lovely, 81, of Waldo, died Wednesday, December 26, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Erma Wireman Lovely. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 29, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

James E. Reed, 63, of Muncie, Indiana, native of Salyersville, died Tuesday, December 18, at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital in Carmel, Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Mary “Boguski” Reed. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 21, under the direction of the Parson Mortuary.