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

Martin County Deaths 2000

January 7, 2000

Alice Faye Dickerson, 60, of Tomahawk, died Sunday, January 2, 2000. She is survived by her mother, Shirley Penix of Tomahawk. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 5, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Jacob Dennis Lee Sexton, infant son of Dennis Sexton and Amanda Hale, died Sunday, January 2, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 4, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Inez.

Boyd Howell, 58, of Columbus, Ohio, died Saturday, January 1, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Deleana Parsley Howell. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 4, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home, Inez.

Ethel Jude, 85, of Pilgrim, died Friday, December 31, 1999 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 2, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home, Inez.

Lundy Brewer, 73, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Thursday, December 30, 1999 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Brewer. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 3, 2000 at Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Warfield Chapel.

Peggy Ann Brewer Reamer, 55, of Oxford, Michigan, formerly of Kermit, West Virginia, died Tuesday, December 28, 1999 in Michigan. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Reamer. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 1, at Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Warfield Chapel.

January 14, 2000 

Odias Jude, 64, of Inez, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000 in Debord. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home, Inez.

Martha Mills Kramer, 82, of Chesterfield, Virginia, died January 2000. She is survived by her husband, Starling Hull Kramer Sr. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of J.T. Morriss and Son Inc. Funeral Home, Chester, Virginia.

Jeremiah Ray Butcher, infant son of Harrison and Brenda Salmons Butcher, died Sunday, January 2, 2000. Funeral services were conducted January 5, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

January 21, 2000

Rev. Jack Jordan, 88, of Pilgrim, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 19, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Nannie Sartin, 72, of Turkey Creek, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, in Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January .18, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Ernest Maynard, 78, of Huntington, West Virginia, died Wednesday, September 1, 1999 in the VA Medical Center, Huntington. He is survived by his wife, Romayne Jarrell Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 4, under the direction of Reger Funeral Home.

Oliver Maynard, 83, of Louisa, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 18, under the direction of RichmondCallaham Funeral Home.

January 28, 2000

Sarah Ann Mollett, 51, of Williamson, West Virginia, formerly of Martin County, died Saturday, January 22, 2000, in Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 25, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Mae Dillon, 80, of Jenny's Creek, West Virginia, died Friday, January 21, 2000, in Williamson West Virginia, Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 23, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Curtis Stepp, 73, of Inez, died Friday, January 21, 2000, in Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Ella Mae Osborne Stepp. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 24, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Lois Muncy, 63, of Ft.. Gay, West Virginia, died Monday, January 17, 2000, in King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 20, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Louella Ramey, 81, of Chapmanville, West Virginia, formerly of Inez, died Monday, January 17, 2000, at her home. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Samuel Warren Preece, 79, formerly of Martin County, died November 18, 1999, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 21, under the direction of Reger Funeral Home.

February 4, 2000

R.V. (Roge) Harless, 78, of Inez, died Sunday, January 30, 2000, in Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Marcella Goble Harless. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 1, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Robert Howell, 58, of Pilgrim, died Sunday, January 30, 2000, in King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Judy Faye Howell. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 2, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Laura Elma Fannin, 79, of Beauty, died Sunday, January 30, 2000, in Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 2, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Gertrude Spriggs Collins, 69, of Inez, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 28, at Richmond Callaham Funeral Home.

Lutie Edith Mills, 84, of Inez, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, at the :Martin County Health Care Facility. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29,, under the direction of RichmondCallaham Funeral Home.

Niles Maynard, 68, of Beauty, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 28, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

February 11, 2000

Homer Stepp, 53, of Warfield, died Monday, February 7, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 9, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Arthur Spurlock, 72, of Marrowbone, West Virginia, died Sunday, February 7, 2000, in Logan West Virginia General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 9, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Mae Hatcher Hall, 87, of Marrowbone, West Virginia, died Saturday, February 5, 2000, in Williamson West Virginia Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday. February 8, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Lloyd Endicott, 68, of Inez, died Friday, February 4. 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Cox Endicott. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 6, under the direction of Richmond- Cal laham Funeral Home.

February 18, 2000

Todd Quintin Marks, 34, of Warfield, died Saturday, February 12, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Kay Mills Marks. Funeral ser, vices were conducted Wednesday, February 16, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Ethel Blankenship, 94, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Friday, February 11, 2000, in Williamson (West Virginia) Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were. conducted Sunday, February 13, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Wilma Presley, 72, of Lovely, died Thursday, February 10, 2000, in Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Hubert Presley. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 13, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Millard Eugene Rice, 44, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Tuesday, February 8, 2000, in King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Lou Ann Rice. Funeral services were conducted Friday,, February 11, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

February 25, 2000

Troy Johnson, 73, of Inez, died Saturday, February 19, in King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Opal Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Cornelius "Pete" Preece Jr., 51, of Leander, died Friday, February 18, in the Lexington Veterans Hospital. He is survived by his
wife, Connie Jo May Preece. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Margaret E. Richmond, 81, a lifetime resident of Kermit, West Virginia, died Tuesday, February 15, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 19, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

March 3, 2000

Bethel Copley Coleman, 61, of Warfield, died Sunday February 27, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 1, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Martha Goble, 72, of Kermit West Virginia, died Wednesday, February 23. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 26, under the Richmond-Callaham Warfield Funeral Home.

Jewel Gay Endicott, 67, of Inez, died Monday, February 21. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 24, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Phyllis Ann Castle Charles, 55, of Lovely, died Monday February 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday February 24, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Tennessee N. Fields, 62, of Inez, died Thursday, February 17. Funeral services were conducted Sunday February 20, ,under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Margaret Homer Howard, 67, of Melvindale, Michigan, died Tuesday February 1. She is survived by her husband, Gilbert Howard. Burial was Friday, February 4 at Michigan Memorial Paris Cemetery.

Edna Fugitt, 69, of Lovely, died Sunday, February 27, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Henry Fugitt. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 1, under the direction of Richmond-Cailaham Funeral Home.

Alma Fitch Horn 77, of Inez, died Friday, February 25, in King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 28, tinder the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Shelby Jean Cornett Radcliff,
37, of Lovely, died Friday, February 25, at her borne. Funeral services were conducted Monday February 28, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Zechariah Taylor Gess, 74, of Lovely, died Thursday, February 24, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Delta Arrowood Gess. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at Richmond-Callaham Warfield Chapel.

Millard F Copley, 74, of Lovely, died Wednesday, February 23, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Mae Copely Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 26, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

March 10, 2000

Arthur Parsley Jr., 42, Inez, died Tuesday, February 29, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Daleen Stacy Parsley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 3, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Dakota Ray Parsley, 10 months old, of Pilgrim, son of Lloyd and Lisa Howell Parsley, died Sunday, March 5. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 9, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Raymond Jenkins, 83, of Lovely, died Wednesday, March 1, in Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 4, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Juanita Bell Spaulding, 79, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Wednesday, March 1, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Kessler Spaulding. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 4, under the direction of RichmondCallaham Funeral Home.

Jasper Maynard, 74, of Tomahawk, died Tuesday, February 29. He is survived by his wife, Velvie Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 3, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

March 17, 2000

Lottie Fitch, 62, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Friday, March 10, in Three Rivers Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Jessie Fitch. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 12, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Julia Laura Ward Elliott, 80, formerly of Inez, died Tuesday, March 7, in Boca Raton, Florida. Arrangements were under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Leo C. Parsley, 70, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, died Thursday, March 9, at Wurtland Rehab Center. He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Parsley. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 12, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Dakota Ray Parsley, 10 months old, the son of Lloyd and Lisa Howell Parsley, of Pilgrim, died Sunday, March 5, in Charleston West Virginia Area Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

James D. Howard, 61, of Mt. Sterling, died Friday, March 3, in Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Christine. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, under the direction of Porter Funeral Home.

March 24, 2000

Woodrow Marcum, 58, of Dunlow, West Virginia, died Sunday, March 19, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Lotus Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 22, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Leona Mae Harmon, 69, of Columbus, Ohio, died Saturday, March 18, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Harmon. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 21, at the O.R. Woodyard Chapel and burial was in Obetz Cemetery.

Hessie Fluty Chaffin, 79, of Crum, West Virginia, died Friday, March 17, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Albert Mills Jr., 27, of Beauty, died Friday morning, March 17, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Jacqualine Farra Mills. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 20, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

James Sherman Hall, 96, of Adams, died Friday, March 17, at the home of his daughter, Lola Hall. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Phyllis Maynard, 28, of Warfield, died Tuesday, March 14, in Cabell-Huntington (West Virginia) Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 17, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

March 31, 2000

Helen Dalton Crum, 54, of Inez, died Saturday, March 25, in King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 28, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Arizona Kirk Marcum, 52, of Breeden, West Virginia, died Wednesday, March 22, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Clarence Elbert Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 25, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Rev. Ellis "Poppy" Hale, 74, of Kitts Hills, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 21. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 24, under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home.

Priscilla Marie Wilds, died Tuesday, March 21. She is survived by her husband, Jim Wilds. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, under the direction of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home, Macon, Georgia.

April 7, 2000

Ernie Lee Spaulding, 42, of Pecks Mills, West Virginia, died Friday, March 31. He is survived by his wife, Neva Sue Spaulding. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 3, under the direction of Richmond-Call am Funeral Home.

Alvis Goble, 68, of Debord, died Friday, March 31, in Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Howard Goble. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 3, wider the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Dreama Elaine Ward, 39, of Tomahawk, died Monday, March 27, in Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Rush Eugene Stepp, 62, of Marrowbone Creek, West Virginia, died Monday, March 27. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Stepp. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

April 14, 2000

William "Bill" Patrick, 74, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Sunday, April 9, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Alma Sisco Patrick. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 12, at the Kermit Freewill Baptist Church.

Oscar "Hop" Williamson, 83, of Flora, Illinois, died Tuesday, March 14, in Clay County Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lola. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 18, under the direction of Frank and Bright Funeral Home.

April 21, 2000

America Robinson, 44, of Inez, died Tuesday, April 18, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Martin County PVA Tim Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

April 28, 2000

William David May Sr., 89, of Breeden, West Virginia, died Friday, April 21, at Logan (West Virginia) General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 23, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Billie J. Pinkerton, 27, of Columbus, Ohio, died Thursday, April 20, in Huntingdon (West Virginia) Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 24, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Mida Thompson, 85, of Erwin, Tennessee, formerly of Monclo, West Virginia, died Tuesday, April 11, in Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Erwin. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 15, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

May 5, 2000

Glenn Robinson, 71, of Inez, died Thursday, April 27, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 29, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Pearly Evans, 88, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Monday, April 24, in Williamson . (West Virginia) Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 27, under the direction of the Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

May 19, 2000

Rosa Spaulding, 73, of Kermit. West Virginia, died Sunday, May 14, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Roy Lee Runyon, 50, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 10, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Runyon. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May .12, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

May 26, 2000

Morgan Cline, 78, of Inez, died Monday, May 22, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Aline Cline. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 25, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Lucille Monk, 89, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Sunday, May 21, in Williamson (West Virginia) Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Willard Z. Perry, 60, of Ostrander, Ohio, died Saturday, May 20, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Dingus Perry. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 26, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Virginia Ruth Messer, 70, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Tuesday, May 16, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Kennie Messer. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 18, under the direction of Richmond-Callahm Funeral Home.

Tom Marcum, 74, a resident of Beauty and of Grayson, died Tuesday, May 16, in King's Daughters' Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Etta Mae Cassady Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

June, 2, 2000

Harp McCoy, 78, of Warfield, died Sunday, May 28, at Magoffin County Health Care. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy McCoy, Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 31, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Virginia L. (Swisher) Marcum, 84, of Beauty, died Saturday, May 27, in Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 30, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Eunice Goble, 97, of Inez, died Wednesday, May 24, in Highland: Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 27, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

June 9, 2000

Genevieve Marcum Evans, 80, of Lenore, West Virginia, died Saturday, June 3, at the Appalachian Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. She is survived by her husband, Wilburn Evans. Funeral services were. conducted Tuesday June 6, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Elbert Ray Maynard, 46, of Tutor Key, died Thursday, June 1, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Janie Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 4, under. the direction of RichmondCallaham Funeral Home.

Virginia L. Swisher Marcum, 84, of Beauty, died Saturday, May 27, in Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 30, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

June 16, 2000

Ellis Spears, 75, of Tomahawk, died Sunday, June 11, in Central Baptist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 14, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Nella "Sue" Lucas, 51, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Sunday, June 11, in Stepptown, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 14, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

June 23, 2000

Josephine Walter Alley. 78, of Williams Branch, died Saturday, June 17. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Joy Ray Bowen. 58, of Inez, died Wednesday, June 14, in Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of Richmond-Cailaham Funeral Home.

Leroy Perry, 70, of Tomahawk, died Wednesday, June 14, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Blanche Alberta Miller Hensley, 86, of Warfield, died Wednesday, June 14. in Williamson West Virginia Memorial Hospital. She is survived by tier husband, Moses Hensley. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 18, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Grady Blackburn, 81, of Columbus. Ohio, formerly of Inez, died Tuesday, June 13. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 16, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Ellis Spears, 75, of Tomahawk, died Sunday. June 11, in Central Baptist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 14, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

June 30, 2000

Elizabeth "Libby" Roberts, 77 of Louisa, died Monday, June 26, at her daughter's home in Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 29, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Thelma (Fitch) Slater, 64, of Aflex, died Friday, June 23, in Maher, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Jim Slater. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 26, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

James Linville Patrick, 63, of Inez, died Thursday, June 22, in Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Ola Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 25, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Allen Freeman Cassady, II, 85, of Waynesboro, West Virginia, died Thursday, June 22, at Augusta Medical Center, Fishersville, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Lillian W. Cassady. Arrangements are under the direction of McDow Funeral Home.

Elsie Ann Smith, 84, of Grey :Eagle, West Virginia, died Wednesday, June 21, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 23, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Paul Stepp, 86, of Arnett, died Wednesday, June 21, at his home following an .extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 23, at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, under the direction of Rose and Quensenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, West Virginia.

Reverend David L. Maynard, 80, of Westerville, Ohio, formerly of Martin County, died Saturday, June 10. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Mills Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 15, under the direction of Frank E. Hill Funeral Home, Westerville.

July 7, 2000

Sonny Jude Jr., 71, of Pilgrim, died July 1, at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa. Funeral services were July 3, at Sidney Old Regular Baptist Church, under direction of Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

James McDowell, 55, of Inez, died June 27, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville. Funeral services were June 30, at Martin County Mission Freewill Baptist Church, under direction of Phelps & Son Funeral Home. 

Aileen Maynard Whitt, 71, of Inez, died June 27, at Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland. Funeral services were June 20 at Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home in Inez.

Courtney Sharece Messer, infant daughter of Tammy L. Messer and Carl J. Boyd Sr. of Cleveland. Ohio, died June 26. Funeral services were June 29 at Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home. Warfield Chapel.

July 14, 2000

Wayne Strout, 77, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, died Saturday, July 8, in Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Collins Stroud. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Gary Wendell Kirk, 47, of Louisa, died Saturday, July 8, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa, following a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 11, at the New Friendship United Baptist Church, Louisa.

Wilbur C. DeLong, 72, Martin County native, died Tuesday, July 4, at Candler Hospital, Port Wentworth, Georgia, after a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 8, at the Kirkersville Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta and Johnston Funeral Service.

Shawn Dale Marcum, 26, of Pilgrim, died Tuesday, July 4 in Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Arizona Spaulding Marcum, 75, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Sunday, July 2, in Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 5, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

July 28,2000

Otis Cline, 69, died Monday, July 24, at Logan Elm Health Care. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Schoedinger Funeral Service, Columbus.

Millie Jane Stevens Preece, 70, of Crum, West Virginia, died Saturday, July 22, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 24, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Tish Evans, 100, of Oppy, died Saturday, July 22, in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Donald Goble, 72, of Louisa, died Friday, July 21, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Frazier Goble. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 23, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Claude Alvin Lowe, 57, of Warfield, died Wednesday, July 19, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Irene Bailey Lowe. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 22, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

August 4, 2000

James A. Muncy, 64, of Inez, died Monday, July 31, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine "Jean L. Muncy." Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 2, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Lilly R. McKinney, 49, Martin County native, of Columbus, Ohio, died Saturday, July 29, at Doctor's Hospital North, Columbus. She is survived by her husband, Harold McKinney. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 1, at Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

Lois Ethel Lehman, 71, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, July 25, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

August 11, 2000

Carl Miller, 89, of Somerset, formerly of Chaney, died Sunday, August 6. He is survived by his wife, Jean Baker Miller. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa.

Estil Pinson, 65, of Inez, died Wednesday, August 2, at his daughter's home in Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 5, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Susan Dee Stepp Burke, 49, of Inez, died Wednesday, July 26, at her home. She is survived by her husband, W.M. "Mick" Burke. Arrangements are under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Julie Ferrell, 29, of Louisa, died Monday, August 7, in King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. She is survived by her husband, William Ferrell. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 9, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Everett Hickman Jr., 39, and his son, Everett Hickman III, 11, both died Monday, July 24, as a result of a car accident. Everett Jr. is survived by his wife, Vicki Hickman. Everett III is survived by his grandfather, Robert Ward Sr. of Chesterville, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 29, under the direction of O.R. Woodyard Co. Chapel, Columbus, Ohio.

Hazel Virginia Stepp Campbell, 60, of Galion, Ohio, died at her home Sunday, July 2. She is survived by her husband, Jack Campbell. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 5, under the direction of Wise Funeral Home, Bucyrus, Ohio

August 25, 2000

Nola Mae Adams, 64, died Wednesday, August 16, at her residence in Athens, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, Martin Adams. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 19, under the direction of O.R. Woodyard Co., Columbus, Ohio.

Pauline Sheets, 60, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Martin County, died Tuesday, August 15. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Sheets. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 19.

Tish Evans, 100, of Oppy, died Saturday, July 22, in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

September 1, 2000

Mary C. Hensley Salmons, 86, of Stepptown, West Virginia, died Sunday, August 27, at Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 30, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Hiram Hinkle, 82, of Inez, died Wednesday, August 23, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Gracie Hinkle. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 27, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

David Lee James, 32, of West Liberty, formerly of Martin County, died Tuesday, August 22. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 25, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Rabon Goble, 61, of Davella, died Tuesday, August 22, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Dolores Thompson Goble. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 24, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

September 8, 2000

Birdie Lee Hinkle Smith, 62, of Inez, passed away Sunday, September 3, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted September 6 at Calf Creek United Baptist Church with the Reverends Brumley Marcum, Sterling Marcum and Willie Goble officiating. Burial followed at Hinkle Cemetery at Calf Creek with arrangements under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Gladys H. Burchett, 87, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, August 31, at Martin County Health Care Facility, Inez. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 3 at Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Warfield Chapel, with ministers Woodrow Nichols and Albert Cotton officiating.

Helen Virginia Moore, 67, of Beauty, died Monday, August 28, at Three Rivers Medical Center Louisa. Funeral services wee conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 29 at the Inez Church of Christ with James Russell Maynard officiating. Burial followed at Maynard Cemetery, Beauty.

September 15, 2000

Gladys Maynard, 85, of Pilgrim, died Thursday, September 7, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 10, at Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Gladys B. Horn, 84, of Inez, died Tuesday, September 5, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 8, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Ira Kirk, 75, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Tuesday, September 5, at Williamson (West Virginia) Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 9, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Mary W. Horn, 77, of Tomahawk, died Monday, September 4. She is survived by her husband, James E. Horn. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Eula Virginia Prince, 52, of Orlando, Florida, died Thursday, August 31, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 6, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Jacob Hale Jr., 75, died Tuesday, August 29, at Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 1, under the direction of Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, Attica, Ohio.

September 22, 2000

Nola Moore Preece McCoy, 83, of Inez, died Sunday, September 17. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Dafany Dotson, 22, of Inez, died Saturday, September 16, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 19, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Sarah Ann Davs, 92, of Lovely, died Thursday, September 14, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 17, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Mitchell Curtis "Fish Hook" Horn, 80, of Louisa, died Wednesday, September 13, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Glena Cornett Horn. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 16, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Nancy Ellen Maynard, 66, of Route 1, Louisa, died Tuesday, September 12, at Three Rivers Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Grady Maynard Sr. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 16, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Andrew J. "Duck" Copley, 70, of Huber Heights, Ohio, died Sunday, September 10. He is survived by his wife, Helen L. Tolley Copley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 15, under the direction of Barnes-Funeral Home-Preble Memory Gardens Chapel, West Alexandria.

Funeral services for Amy Moore Stepp, 64, of Nashport, Ohio, formerly of Martin County, were conducted Monday, August 28, at Crouse-Kauber Funeral Home in Johnstown, Ohio.

James B. "Jimmy" Akers, 58, of Spring Hill, Florida, formerly of Louisa, died Sunday, August 27, at his home. He is survived by his wife Patricia Gould Akers. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, September 16, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

October 2, 2000

Wilburn Porter Jr., 40, of Inez, died Sunday, September 24, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann Porter. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Lacy James, 88, of Inez, died Sunday, September 24, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Mary James. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

William Cullen Jude, 83, Martin county native, of Columbus, Ohio, died Wednesday, September 20, at the V.A. Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Shirley Jude, 75, of River, died Wednesday, September 20, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Services.

Grethel Maynard Cline, 78, of Warfield, died Monday, September 18, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 21, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Johnny Martin Horn, 50, died Saturday, September 16. He is survived by his wife, Linda Horn. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home

October 13, 2000

Vertie Alice Messer Block, 66, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Monday, October 9, at Logan (West Virginia) General Hospital. She is survived by her husband, George Block. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Nona Harmon Caserta, 76, of Crestview, Florida, died Thursday, October 5, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Romeo Caserta. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 9, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Ruth Louise Mollett Horn, 80, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, October 3, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 5, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Louis A. Wolf, 78, of Inez, died Tuesday, October 10, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Greathel Wolf. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

David Eugene Williamson, died Sunday, October 1. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 7, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

October 20, 2000

Essie Irene Vance, 83, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Monday, October 16, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 19, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Andy Jack Akers, 60, of Inez, died Sunday morning, October 15, at King's Daughters' Medical Center, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Stepp Akers. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 19, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Harvey Spence, 69, of Louisa, died Monday, October 9, at Three Rivers Medial Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Opal Maynard Spence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 12, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

October 27, 2000

Louise Jude, 67, of Warfield, died Sunday, October 22, at Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 25, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Yvonne Moore, 71, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Wednesday, October 18, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Wilburn Sisco, 77, of Tomahawk, died Tuesday, October 17, at Veteran's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

November 3, 2000

David Preston, 41, of Tomahawk, died Saturday, October 28. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 1, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Sharon Setser Jude, 30, of Pilgrim, died Friday, October 27, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Darrell Jude. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 30, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Phyllis Napier, 53, of Sitka, died Thursday, October 26, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Truman Napier. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 29, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Sturgill G. Carter, 62, of Inez, died Tuesday, October 24, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 27, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

November 17, 2000

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hinkle Cook, 66, of Beauty, died November 7 at her home. Funeral services were November 10 at Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Warfield Chapel, with burial in the family cemetery.

Benjamin Harris Howard, 70, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, died November 5 at the Ann Arbor Hospice. Funeral services were November 9 at Nichols-Arthur Funeral Home.

Timothy Lee Slone, 40, of Logan, West Virginia, died November 7. Funeral services were November 10, at Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Inez, with burial in the Slone Cemetery at Beauty.

November 27, 2000

Francis Luster, 51, of Inez, died Saturday, November 18. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 21, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral home.

Jessie Hall Chapman, 90, of Marrowbone Creek Road, Kermit West Virginia, died Friday, November 17, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 20, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Malissie Jackson Fannin, 81, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Friday, November 17, at the Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 19, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Stella Rose Brewer, 84, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Thursday, November 15, at home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 19, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral home.

Euldine Jennings, 76, of Tomahawk, died Monday, November 13, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 16, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Mary M. Nelson, 74, of Russell, died Sunday, November 12, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 15, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

December 1, 2000

Eli Messer, 89, of Crum, West Virginia, died Friday, November 24, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 27, under the direction of Richmond-Callahan Funeral Home.

Milford Pelphrey Jr., 73, of Thelma, died Tuesday, November 21, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 24, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

December 8, 2000

Ruth Porter Maynard, 50, of Inez, died Sunday, December 3. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 6, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Patricia Kobliska Samwick, 60, of Tarboro, North Carolina, died Saturday, December 2. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Jerry Williams, 42, of Thelma, died Friday, December 1, at Samaritan Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 3, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Dorothy Steele, 70, of Louisa, died Wednesday, November 29, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 2, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Olive Cline Preece, 78, of Ashland, died Wednesday, November 29, at Woodland Oaks Nursing Home, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 3, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Robert Thomas Staten, 49, of Louisa, formerly of Martin County, died Wednesday, November 29, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Allene Muncy Staten. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 2, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Ivory Salmons, 83, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Wednesday, November 29, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Melda Salmons. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 2, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

George J. Bowen, 59, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Tuesday, November 28, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 1, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

William “Bill” Stepp, 83, of Beauty, died Monday, November 27, at Martin County Health Care. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Vernon Maynard, 60, of Inez, died Monday, November 27. He is survived by his wife, Nora Fitch Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

December 15, 2000

Arnold “Tony” Mills, a U.S. Air Force retiree, died Friday, December 8, at the VA Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Fla. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 13, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Joyce Lee Crawford, 55, of Pedro, Ohio, died Thursday, December 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 9, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

December 22, 2000

Shirley Marie Brown, 66, of Big Elk Creek, died Saturday, December 16, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 19, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Ruby Jean Jude, 58, of Inez, died Saturday, December 16, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Andy Jude Jr. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 19, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Earl Dean Maynard, 44, of Tomahawk, died Thursday, December 14, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 18, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Florence Mae Little, 72, of Crum, West Virginia, died Wednesday, December 13, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, William Little Jr. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 16, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Buddy Maynard, 69, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Martin County, died Tuesday, December 12. He is survived by his wife, Rev. Ella F. Flowers-Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 15, under the direction of O.R. Woodyard Co. Funeral Service.

Oline Preece Hall, of Somerset, died Sunday, December 10, at Lake Cumberland Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Reed C. Hall. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 13, at West Somerset Baptist Church.

December 29, 2000

Tea Luster, 86, of Inez, died December 19, at her residence. Funeral services were December 22, at Big Elk United Baptist Church, with burial in the Luster Family Cemetery at Inez, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.