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

Martin County Deaths 2001

December 31,  2001

Eugene (Little Gene) Meek, 37, of Inez, died Wednesday, December 19, at UK Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 22, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Kennith Frank Delong, 21, of Inez, died Wednesday, December 19, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 22, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

William Randolph (Randy) Fluty, 64, of Inez, died Saturday, December 15. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Ann Conn Fluty. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 18, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

December 24, 2001

William “Randy” Fluty, 64, of Inez, died Saturday, December 15, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Conn Fluty. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 18, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

George W. Jude, 56, of Lovely, died Friday, December 14, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Jude. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 16, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

December 3, 2001

Buddy M. Preece, 68, of Inez, died Tuesday, November 20, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Lushie McGinnis Preece. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 23, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

November 5, 2001

Donald Porter, 77, of Debord, died Thursday, October 25, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Porter. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, at Inez Funeral Home. Burial was under direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

October 31, 2001

Charles Burke Jr., 36, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Sunday, October 21, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

October 29, 2001

Charles Burke Jr., 36, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Sunday, October 21, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

September 24, 2001

Elster Bowen, 65, of Ulysses, died Thursday, September 13, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Anna Fletcher Bowen. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 16, under the direction of Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

Benjamine Wade Wheeler, 84, died Saturday, September 15, at the Martin County Health Care Facility. He is survived by his wife, Delphia Lovins Wheeler. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 17, under the direction of Warfield Funeral Home.

September 10, 2001

Abraham Lincoln “Link” Fraley, 101, died Thursday, August 30, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 1, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Veronica Sue Branscome, 39, died Monday, August 27, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Billy Branscome. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 28, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Johnny Quesenberry, 71, died Wednesday, August 29, at his residence. A memorial service was conducted Saturday, September 1, at Kermit United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

September 5, 2001

Ray Marcum, 53, of Lovely, died Friday, August 24, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 28, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

August 24, 2001

Tammy Sue Bowen, 37, of Lovely, died Sunday, August 19, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 23, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Morgan Gayle Tony Carter, 61, of Inez, died Thursday, August 9. He is survived by his wife, Mary Nichols Carter. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 12, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Doris Bernice Helton Cassady, 77, of Inez, died Wednesday, August 15, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 17, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Maudie Cassel, 81, of Inez, died Wednesday, August 8. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 11, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Mary Elizabeth Everetts, 76, of Columbus, Ohio, died Monday, August 6, at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 9, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Raymond Hinkle, 60, of Bucyrus, Ohio, died Wednesday, August 15, at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Wilma Jean Hinkle. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 18, under the direction of Richmond Callaham Funeral Home.

Maxine Kirk, 71, of Columbus, Ohio, native of Martin County, died Saturday, August 11, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Kirk Sr. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 14, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Josephine Luster, 80, of Inez, died Friday, August 17, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 20, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Reece Messer, 84, of Kermit, W.Va., died Tuesday, August 7, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 10, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Nadine Preece, 61, of Inez, died Thursday, August 16, at Our Lady of the Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.
Luther Winters Smith, 41, of Debord, died Saturday, August 11, at Debord. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 14, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Ethel Webb Steele, 83, of Ashland, formerly of Martin County, died Thursday, August 9, at Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation, Grayson. Graveside services were conducted Sunday, August 12, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Oll Stepp, 85, of Enon, died Friday, July 20, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 24, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

August 13, 2001

Eula Mae Farley, 59, of Crum, West Virginia, died Tuesday, July 31, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, South Williamson. She is survived by her husband, Bill Floyd Farley. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Oppy Sadie Gibson, 79, of Inez, died Tuesday, July 31. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 3, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Willis Maynard, 50, of Inez, died Saturday, August 4, at U.K. Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Donna Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

August 6, 2001

Tasha Faye Jude, 15, of Pilgrim, native of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, July 25, due to an auto accident. Funeral services were conducted at the Martin County Community Church, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Pearlie Faye Williams, 45, of Jennies Creek, West Virginia, died Monday, July 30, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Michael Williams Sr. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 1, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

July 30, 2001

Vina Sue Jude, 35, died Wednesday, July 18, at her home in Lovely. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 21, and burial followed in the Luster Family Cemetery, at Lovely.

July 16, 2001

Franklin Keel, 64, of Inez, died Friday, July 6, at the Martin County Health Care Facility. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 8, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Victoria Crum Hinkle, 96, of Beauty, died Sunday, July 8, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 11, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

James Russell Lowe, 60, of Pilgrim, died Thursday, July 5, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Marie Fletcher Lowe. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 8, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Fred Kirk, 77, of Breeden, West Virginia, died Friday, July 6, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Belle Perry Kirk. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 8, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Ervin Morrison, 54, of Inez, died Sunday, July 8, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Jean Moore Morrison. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 11, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Mary R. McKenzie, 63, of Inez, died Wednesday, July 4, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 6, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Frances Kellel Staker, 77, of Barboursville, West Virginia, formerly of Kermit West Virginia, died Wednesday, July 4. A graveside memorial was held Sunday, July 8, at Mountain View Memory Gardens, West Virginia.

July 9, 2001

Mary Elizabeth Preece, 72, died Thursday, June 28, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 1, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Reverend Roger Lee Robinson, Sr., 60, died Thursday, June 28, at his home. He is survived by his wife, ChristineBaisden Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 1, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Virgil Ray Bowen, 64, died Saturday, June 30, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Rosetta Bowen. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 2, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Laura Edna White, 100, died Wednesday, June 27, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 1, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

July 2, 2001

Floyd James “Jimmy” Carter, 50, of Grove City, Ohio, died Tuesday, June 19, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Janetta Sue Maynard Carter. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 23, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Eula Messer Collins, 86, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Sunday, June 24, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 26, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Murline Fannin, 74, of Beauty, died Thursday, June 21, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 25, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Alice Jear Ledson, 77, of Tallahassee, Florida, died Monday, June 18, in Tallahassee, Florida. She is survived by her husband, Leon Bud Ledson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 21, under the direction of Richmond Callaham Funeral Home.

June 4, 2001

Rose Ella Fletcher, 93, of Inez, died Friday, May 25, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 27, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

May 14, 2001

Lillian Margaret Brumfield, 77, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Saturday, May 5, in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 8, and burial was in the Brewer Cemetery at Marowbone Creek, Kermit, West Virginia.

Chloea Fitch, 87, of Inez, died Monday, May 7, at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 8, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Anna Mae Maynard, 69, of Beauty, died Friday, April 27, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Ashland. She is survived by her husband, Estel Maynard. Funeral services Monday, April 30, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Eugene Sisco, 72, of Tomahawk, died Friday, May 4, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Jewell Williams Sisco. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

May 7, 2001

Ida Rose Hackney, 76, of Inez, died Monday, April 30, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center. She is survived by her husband, Edgar Hackney. Phelps and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Gypsy Mae Gose Prichard, 84, of Paintsville, died Wednesday, April 25, at J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 28, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

April 23, 2001

James Ronnie Osborne, 52, of Beauty, died Wednesday, April 11, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Alley Osborne. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 13, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Glenn Windell Preece, 65, of Pilgrim, died Monday, April 16, at Highlands Regional Hospital in Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Judy Howard Preece. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 17, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Chester D. Norton, Sr., 60, of Inez, died Saturday, April 14, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 17, under the direction of Richmond Callaham Funeral Home.

Audrey Clay Sammons, 74, of Warfield, died Friday, April 13, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Aileen Hinkle, 73, of Inez, died Monday, April 16, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of Richmond Callaham Funeral Home.

April 16, 2001

Rev. John Jude, 79, of Pilgrim, died Monday, April 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa. Funeral services will be conducted April 5, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Ralph A. Vinson, 60, of Warfield, died Sunday, April 8, in King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

John Edison Howard, 71, of Tomahawk, died Thursday, April 5, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Nadine Fitzpatrick Howard. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 7, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Garland W. Banton, 82, of Ashland, died Monday, April 2, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Maggie Cassady Banton. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 6, under the direction of Carman Funeral Home.

Mary Alice Mollett, 76, of Hamilton, Ohio, died Friday, March 30, at Ft. Hamilton Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 3, under the direction of Webb Noonan Funeral Home.

April 4, 2001

Abraham Lincoln Chapman, 78, of Inez, died Friday, March 23, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Stella McGinnis-Chapman. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 24, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

March 19, 2001

Wayne Lowe, 87, of Kinston, North Carolina, died Saturday, March 10. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday, March 18, at 2 p.m., at the Lowe-Cassady Family Cemetery on Blacklog Rd. in Inez.

Clyde Earl Crum, 53, of Inez, died Thursday, March 8, at the UK Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 12, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Eugene Waller, 41, of Jennie’s Creek, West Virginia, died Saturday, March 10. He is survived by his wife, Nora Belle Dingess Waller. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

March 12, 2001

Homer M. Harmon, 41, of Emily Creek died Wednesday, February 28, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 3, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Clarence Preston, 62, of Inez, died Sunday, March 4, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Sallie Walker, 86, of Crum, West Virginia, died Thursday, March 1. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, with interment in the Williamson Cemetery, Kermit, West Virginia.
Mary Alice “Dot” Haney, 75, of Inez, died February 24, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Telia E. Muncy of Pilgrim, died Saturday, March 3, at the King’s Daughters’ Medical Center in Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 6, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Sallie Walker, 86, of Crum, West Virginia, died Thursday, March 1.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, at the Warfield Chapel.

Gail Lloyd Blank, 81, of Debord, died Sunday, March 4, at the home of his son at Debord. Arrangements were under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

March 5, 2001

Mary Alice “Dot” Haney, 75, of Inez, died Saturday, February 24, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

March 2, 2001

Ganiel N. Conn, 87, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Monday, February 26, at Cabell-Huntington (West Virginia) Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 28, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

William E. (Willie) Spence, 79, of Tomahawk, died Friday, February 23, at Williamson (West Virginia) Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Howell Spence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Eugene Sartin, 51, of Marrowbone Creek/West Logan, West Virginia, died Wednesday, February 21, after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Ann Hale Sartin. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 25, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Isabell (Cuge) Fletcher, 97, of Inez, died Tuesday, February 20, at Williamson (West Virginia) Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 23, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Luther Chapman, 72, of Grove City, Ohio, died Thursday, February 15, a Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, following a lingering illness. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Jean Parsley Chapman. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 20, under the direction of Quint-Tiberi Funeral Home.

February 23, 2001

Rachel Briggs, 21, of Inez, died Friday, February 16, in Columbia, South Carolina. Phelps and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lucy Ward, 88, of Lancaster, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 14. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 18, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Todd Anthony Branham, 28, of Louisa, died Saturday, February 17, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Connie Roberts Branham. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 21, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Robert G. (Bob) Thompson, 67, of Louisa, died Saturday, February 17. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Hicks Thompson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 22, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

February 19, 2001

Marshall Ray Fraley, 47, of Big Lick Branch, died Sunday, February 11, in Hager Hill. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 14, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

John Russell Copley Jr., 80, of Inez, died Sunday, February 11, at his home. Funeral sevices were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Sandra Castle, 23, of Wittensville, died Friday, February 9, at Thelma. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Pearl Spears Litton, 64, of Tomhawk, died Wednesday, February 7, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Jack Litton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Isaac Maynard, 73, of Crum, West Virginia, died Monday, February 5, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 7, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

February 9, 2001

Matthew Ian Fitch, died Wednesday, January 31, at Highland Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Sarah Moore, 58, of Pilgrim, died Saturday, February 3. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin Franklin Moore. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 5, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Elisha Roop, 82, of Inez, died Thursday, February 1, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Margalee (Sis) Porter Roop. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 4, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Hazel Kirk, 83, of Breeden, West Virginia, died Monday, February 5, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Debbie Jo Young, 35, of Louisa, died Thursday, February 1, at her home. Wilson Funeral Home of Louisa, is in charge of arrangements.

Thelma Maynard, 78, of Tomahawk, died Sunday, January 28, at Three Rivers Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 31, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Shirley Catherine Kitty Marcum, 64, of Lovely, died Thursday, February 1. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 4, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

January 29, 2001

Sarah Bell West, 79, of Louisa, died Sunday, January 21, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 23, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Susie Preece, 25, of Pilgrim, died Saturday, January 20, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 22, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Willie (Bill) Steele, 68, of Blaine, died Tuesday, January 16, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Martha Cook Steele. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Dovie Price, 82, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, January 2, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 5, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

January 26, 2001

Susie Preece, 25, of Pilgrim, died Saturday, January 20, at her home in Pilgrim. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 22, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Chester Cassel, 78, of Sandusky, Ohio, died Thursday, January 18, in Firelands Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ida Mae Endicott Cassel.
Robert M. Compton, 81, of Kermit, died Saturday, January 20, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Don Michael Riffe, 31, formerly of Martin County, died Saturday, January 20, at his residence in Paintsville. He is survied by his wife, Brandi Maynard Riffe. Funeral services were conducted January 23, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

Gladys Bowen Nelson, 56, of Catlettsburgh and formerly of Inez, died January 22, at her residence in Catlettsburg. Funeral services were conducted at Nelson’s Inez residence on Thursday, January 25, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home

January 19, 2001

Ida Newsome, 77, of Kermit, West Virginia, died Thursday, January 11, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Phelps and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sarah Collins, 67, of Crum, West Virginia, died January 11, at Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson. Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home was in charge of arrangement.
Icle Cornett, 89, of Inez, died Saturday, January 13, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Orville Blankenship, 64, a retired Martin County school superintendent, succumbed to cancer Monday, January 15, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Booth Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 17, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

January 12, 2001

Irene Copley, 77, of Inez, died Monday, January 8, at her home. She is survived by her husband, John (J.R.) Russell Copley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 10, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Simpson (Sammy) Howell, 67, of Pilgrim, died Sunday, January 7, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sally Jude Howard. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 10, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Mary J. Burchett Muncy, 62, of Lovely, died Saturday, January 6, at Williamson (West Virginia) Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 8, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Pauletta Jude, 45, of Pilgrim, died Friday, January 5, at Bellefonte Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Danny Jude. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 7, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Lizzie Fletcher, 78, died Thursday, January 4, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 7, under the direction of Phelps and Son Funeral Home.

Gertrude Louise McCoy, 55, of Pilgrim, died Thursday, January 4, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Moses Mack McCoy. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 7, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Troy Ramey, of Tomahawk, died Monday, January 1, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

January 8, 2001

Dorothy McKenzie Dingess, 73, of Commercial Point, Ohio, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Lee Dingess. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 2, 2001, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Ralph E. Gibson, 77, of Buckeye Lake, Ohio, died Wednesday, December 27, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 30, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.
Hazil Kirk, 76, of Louisa, died Wednesday, December 27, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Katlyn Paige Stafford, infant daughter of Gary and Brandy Stafford, was stillborn on Tuesday, December 26, 2000. Arrangements are under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.

Joe Childers, 64, of Richardson, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000, at J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. He is survived by his wife, Willie Faye Borders Childers. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Grace Chaffin Endicott, 80, of Tampa, Florida, died Tuesday, December 19, 2000, at South Tampa Health and Rehabilitation Center, Tampa. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, December 27, under the direction of Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home.