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

Perry County Deaths 2000

December 24, 1999

James Thomas Blythe, 75, of Hazard. died Friday, November 5. He is survived by his wife. Wilma June Hobbs Blythe. Funcral services were conducted Tuesday, November 9, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Kristian Lynn Ford, infant daughter of James and Teresa Ford of Bulan died Thursday, December 16. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, December 18, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Carl H. Rogers, 79, of Hazard, died Friday, December 17. He is survived by his wife, Irene Rogers. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 20, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Anna L. Turner, 75, of Hazard, died Thursday, December 16. Funeral services were conducted Sunday. December 19, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

January 7, 2000

Reba Sue King Byars, 66, of Norwood, Missouri, died Friday, December 31. She is survived by her husband, Louis D. Byars. Funeral services were conducted January 3, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

James D. Coots. 76, of Letcher, died Friday, December 31. He is survived by his wife, Jewell G. Coots. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 4, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.
28. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 31, under the direction of Maggard Funeral Home.

Sophia Lee Holliday, 79, of Hazard, died Thursday, December 30. Funeral services were conducted January 2, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Grace Gordon Calhoun Hurt, 96, of Bulan, died Thursday, December 28. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 30, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Marshall Jamigan, 84, of Hazard, died Tuesday, December 28. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 3, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Martha Sabastian, 78, of Combs, died Sunday, January 2. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 4, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home. 

Beatrice Madden Combs, 78, of Hazard, died Tuesday, December 28. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 31, under the direction of Maggard Funeral Home.

January 14, 2000

Curt Baker Jr., 73, of Hazard, died Tuesday, January 4. He is survived by his wife, Laura Baker. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Maggard Funeral Home.

James Thomas Blythe, 75, of Hazard, died Friday, November 5. He is survived by his wife, Wilma June Hobbs Blythe. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 9, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Mutt Draughn, 80, of Hazard, died Tuesday, January 4. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 6, under the direction of Englewood Funeral Horne.

Herbert "Hob" Fugate, 67, of Grapevine, died Monday, January 10. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Campbell Fugate. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 12, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Elva Billie. Hacker, 88, of Louisville, died Friday, January 7. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 11, under the direction of Pearson Funeral Home.

Lula Combs Helfenberger, 77, of Fourseam, died Thursday, January 6. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Drew Jones, 66, of Fairborn, Ohio, formally of Lost Creek, died Friday, December 31. He is survived by his wife, Lona "Smallwood" Jones. Burial was in the Byron Cemetery, in Fairborn.

Judy Mae Eversole Lowe, 87, of Hazard, died Thursday, January 6. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 9, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Shirley McIntosh, 53, of Busy, died Thursday, January 6. She is survived by her husband, J.1.. McIntosh. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Dorothy Whitaker, 75, of Jenkins, died Monday, January 10. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 13, under direction of Engle's Perry Count), Chapel.

H.C. Williams, 59, of Hardburly, died Sunday, January 9. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Williams. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 13, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

January 21, 2000

Kenneth D. Brinkley, 59, of Upper Second Creek, died Wednesday, January 5, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 13, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Pauline Brotherton, 73, of Happy, died Tuesday, January 11, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 14, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Lawrence Ed Colwell, 57, of Austin, Indiana, formerly of Hyden, died Wednesday, January 12, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 14, under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home.

Stella Combs, 78, of Hardburly died Sunday, January 16, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Truman Combs. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 19, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Susie G. Combs, 84, of Hazard, died Tuesday, January 11, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 14, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Betty Jo Duff, 60, of Campton, and formerly of Perry County, died Sunday, January 9, at the Kentucky River Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, French Duff. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 12, under the direction of Porter and Son Funeral Directors.

Dora Burns Ernst, 76, of Paris, died Thursday, January 13, 2000. She is survived by her husband, James A. Ernst. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January I5, under the direction of Meyer-Boehmer & Feucht Funeral Home.

Caleb Eversole, 89, of Busy, died Thursday, December 2, 1999. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 4, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Margie I. Harter, 65, of Burlington, died Thursday, January 13-She is survived by her husband, . Hilton , Dean. Harter. _ Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January, 18, under the direction of Linneman Funeral Home.

Clabourne Jones, 78, former residents of Hazard, died Monday, December 27, 1999, in Fort Myers, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Lee Jones. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 30, under the direction of Harvey Engelhardt-Metz Funeral Home.

Elbert Richie Jr., 76, of Vicco, died Thursday, January 13, 2000, at Hazard Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mary Joyce Richie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 15, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Margaret Katherine Stidham Ward, 74, died Friday, January 14, 2000, at Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 16, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

January 28, 2000

Della Mae Baker, 57, of Blackey, died January 21, at the Whitesburg A.R.M.C. She is survived by her husband, Floyd Baker. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 24, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Delbert Combs,. 64, of Georgetown, formerly of Jeff, died Saturday, January 15. He is survived by his former wife, Karen Combs. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 19, under the direction of W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland

Freda Mae Cornett, 75, of Lexington, died Friday, January 21. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 24, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Emma N. Davidson, 82, of Hazard, died January 22 at the Hazard Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 25, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Eliza Jane Fields, 78, of Avawam, died Tuesday, January 18. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 21, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Kenneth Fields, 62, of Bonnyman, died Saturday, January 15 at the Hazard Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Ode Jean Fugate Fields. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Martha Watts Gwin, 92, of Sunnyvale, Texas, formerly of Lost Creek,. Breathitt County, died Thursday, January 20, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Engles-Perry County Chapel.

Rose Hacker, 84,. of Hazard, died Tuesday, January 18 at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 21, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Donald J. "Cotton" Oliver, 41, of Hazard, died Friday, January 21, at UT Medical Center, Knoxville, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 25, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Jack E. Weller, 77, of Jefferson City, Montana, died Thursday, January 20, 2000, at the Oak View Living Center. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

Martha Lewis Wilson, 76, of Palarka, Florida, died Monday, January 17, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

February 11, 2000

Pearlie M. Back, 68, of Bonnyman, died Sunday, January 23, 2000, at the Hazard Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Everett Back. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 26, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Beatrice Meadors Balltrip, a longtime Harlan resident, died Thursday, February 3, 2000, at Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital after a short illness. Memorial services were conducted Saturday, February 5, under the direction of Harlan Funeral Home.

Morris B. Cole Sr., 96, of Hazard, died Saturday, February 5, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 8, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Walter Cornett, 73, of Williams, Indiana, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Allene. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 4, under the direction of Carter Mortuary.

Paul Deaton, 85, of Dryden, Virginia, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000, at the Lee County Community Hospital at Pennington Gap, Virginia. He is survived by his, wife, Amlta Deaton. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 4, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Margaret Eversole, 96, of Combs, died Saturday, February 5, 2000, at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 8, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Harriet Milton, 59, of East Bernstadt, died Monday, January 31, 2000, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 3, under the direction of House Rawlings Funeral Home.

Corbet Napier, 64, of Rowdy, died Friday, February 4, 2000, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 7, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Flossie Stamper, 76, of Hazard, died: Wednesday; '. Fir-u-2,2000, at Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 5, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

February 25, 2000

Goldie Lindon Combs of Bulan, died Wednesday, February 19. funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Linda Jean Spencer Combs, 46, of Upper Second Creek died Saturday, February 19, at home. She is survived by her husband, Lenzie Combs. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 23, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Laura Napier Gamble, 89, died Saturday, February 12, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted February 16, under the direction of Daniel F. O'Riley Funeral Home.

Lester Gilbert, 62, died Wednesday, February 16. He is survived by his mother, Mallie William Gilbert. Funeral services were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home.

Mallie W. Hamilton, 85, died Saturday, February 19, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Willard Sidney "Sprout" Johnson, 89, a longtime educator at Carr Creek 'High School, and member of the legendary 1928 Carr Creek basketball team. He is survived by his wife, Nelle. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 18, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Carlos Pennington, 53, of Somerset, died Wednesday, February 16. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Pennington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 20, under the direction of Somerset Undertaking.

Haven Smith, 77, of Bulan, died Saturday, February 19, at the Hazard Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Christine Smith. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Thomas Greg Williams, 43, of Hazard, died Wednesday, February 16 at home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 19, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

March 3, 2000

Eva Walker Cornett, 84, of Hazard, died Monday, February 21, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 26, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Georgia Home Godsey, 84, of Lotts Creek, died Saturday, February 26, at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 29, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Loma Faye Smith, 34, of Barwick, died Thursday, February 24, at UK Medical Center at Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 28, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Willie Watts, 93, of Hazard, died Wednesday, February 23, at Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 25, at 1 pm., under direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

March 10, 2000

Sibyl Catron Barker, 84, of Lothair, died Wednesday, March 1, at Point Pleasant Nursing Rehabilitation Center, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 3, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Jimmie B. Van Cleve, 77, of Hazard, died Friday, March 3, at the VA Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 6, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Lillie Mae Napier, 65, died Friday, February 18, at the Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 4, under the direction of Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown.

Tom Vires, 72, of Hazard, died Monday, February 28, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 1, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

March 17, 2000

Danny Napier, 34, of Vicco, died Tuesday, March 7. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Johnson Napier. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 10, under the direction of Maggard Funeral Home.

Vernon Napier, 65, of New Plymouth, Ohio, died Friday, March 10, at Fairfield Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Patty White Napier. Funeral services were conducted d Monday, March 13, under the direction of Garrett Funeral Home.

Harriett Sexton, 88, of Scuddy, died Sunday, March 12, at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted March 14, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Eva G. Ritchie, 75, of Beaver Dam, died Saturday, March 11, at Ohio County Hospital, Hartford. She is survived by her husband, Balis "Windy" Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 15, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Christine Marie Boyland Upchurch, 77, of Oak Ridge, died Sunday, March 12, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 15, under the direction of Weatherford Mortuary.

March 24, 2000

Emery "Sonny" Engle, Jr., 62, ofHazard, died Tuesday, March 14, at home. He is survived by his wife, Vernia Shell Engle. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Hazel Lee Johnson, 72, of Dayton, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 14, at Miami Valley Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Martin M. Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 17, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Harve Smith, 77, of Hazard, died Wednesday, March 15. He was retired from General Motors in 1983. Funeral services were conducted, Saturday, March 18, at Powers Funeral Home, Jamestown, Ohio.

Christine Noble, 82, of Hazard, died Saturday, March 18, at St. Luke's Hospital-Florence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 21, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

William Earnest Anderson, 81, formerly of Hazard, died Sunday, March 19, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. His body was donated to Wright State Medical School in Dayton, Ohio.

Thomas Benton Dixon, 90, of Hazard, died Wednesday, March 15, at Whitesburg ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 18, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

March 31, 2000

Susie Angeline Olinger Puryear, died Saturday, March 21. She was preceded in death by her husband, Professor Dewey Puryear.

Josephine Hylton Caudill, 70, of Viper, died Saturday, March 25, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 28, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Donald Marshall Chapman, 62, of Hazard, died Friday, March 24. He is survived by his wife, Brenda J. Chapman. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Carl C. Collins, 49, of Hazard, died Wednesday, March 22, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 25, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Delbert Johnson, 75, of Viper, died Thursday, March 23, at Hazard ARMC. He is survived by his wife, Beulah Farler Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 25, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Tommy Kelly, 74, of Combs, died Friday, March 24, at Hazard ARMC. He is survived by his wife, Clara "Sis" Kelly. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Loretta Miller, 76, of Hazard, died Sunday, March 19, at the Hazard Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Johnny H. Miller. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 22, under the direction of Maggard Funeral Brothers Funeral Home.

April 7, 2000

James A. Combs, of Bulan, 71, died Tuesday, March 28, at Manchester Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Combs. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 31, under the direction of Maggard Brothers

Silas R. Gamble, 59, of Scuddy, died Thursday, March 30. He is survived by his wife, Fern Gamble. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 1, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Anita Yvonne Hall, 47, of Viper, died Tuesday, March 28 at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 31, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Susie Angeline Olinger Puryear, died Friday, March 21. Funeral services are under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

April 21, 2000

Charles B. Ashley, 60, of Litt Carr, died Thursday, April 6. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 8, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Josephine Hylton Caudill, 70, of Viper, died Saturday, March 25, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 28, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Stephen Collins, 74, of Hazard, died Friday, April 7, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 10, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Sally Caudill Dunn, 63, formerly of Viper, died Sunday, April 16, in Morgantown, Indiana, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 18, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Eurie Everage, 59, of Hazard, died Thursday, April 13, at the UK Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Charlene Everage. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 15, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Minnie Marlow, 83, of Bulan, died Thursday, April 13, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 16, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

John Ritchie, 89, of Hazard, died Monday, April 10, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 13, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

April 28, 2000

Polly Collett, 66, of Zoe, formerly of Perry County, died Wednesday, April 19, at Central Baptist Hospital at Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 22, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Roscoe Cress, 56, of Hazard, died Tuesday, April 18, at Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Jordan "Boogie" Hall, 53, of Christopher, died Tuesday, April 18. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 22, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Michael Hardin, 41, of Chavies, died Sunday, April 16. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Roxie N. Nix, 85, of Hardburly, died Monday, April 24, at Hazard Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Beecher Nix Sr. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 27, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

May 5, 2000

Catherine Burke, 19, of Rowdy, died Saturday, April 22. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 27, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Helen Louise Floyd, 69, ,of Hazard, died Sunday, April 30, at the Hazard Nursing Home. She is survived by her husband, Rual Floyd. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 3, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Charles Hall, 55, of Newport, died Tuesday. April 25. He is survived by his wife, Mabel Hall. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 28, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Jordan "Boogie" Hall, 53, of Christopher, died Tuesday, April 18. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 22, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home..

Luther Harvey, 96, of Hazard, died Tuesday, April 25, at the Hazard Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted, Friday, April 28, under direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Vina Campbell Hurt, 46, of Bonnyman, died Saturday, April 29, at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 2, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

App Thomas Miller, 14, of Rowdy, died Saturday, April 22. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 27, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Emanuel Miller, 21, of Rowdy, died Saturday, April 22. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 27, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Jimmie Miller, 13, of Harshell, died Saturday, April 22. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 27, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

James Mullins, 70, of Vicco, died Friday, April 28. He is survived by his wife, Mary Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 1, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Thomas Rice, 73, of Gayscreek, died Thursday, April 27, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 29, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

May 19, 2000

Melvin Douglas Clutts, 25, of Hazard, died Saturday, May 13 at home. He is survived by his wife, Rhiannon Hayes Clutts. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 16, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Johnny Darrel Fugate, 36, of Bulan, died Friday, May 5. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 9, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Joseph Lee Hill, 74, of Lexington, native of Alabama, died Saturday, May 13. He is survived by his wife, Rheto Hill. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17. O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Rachel "Sudie" Holbrook, 70, of Cornettsville, died Wednesday, May 10, at Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 12, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Ray Hughes, 67, of Fourseam, died Monday, May 15, at Hazard ARMC. He is survived by his wife, Janice L. Hughes. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Elbert Steven Lewis, 42, of Harlan, died Monday, May 8, at home. He is survived by his wife, Debra Evans Lewis. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 11, under the direction of Harlan Funeral Home.

Ed Napier, 73, of Hazard, died Monday, May 8, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Lucinda Fugate Napier. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 11, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Eulis Napier, 84, of Lotts Creek, died Wednesday, May 10, at Hazard ARMC. He is survived by his wife, Ora Combs Napier. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 13, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Marcus Ray Richie, 69, of Holiday, Florida, died Friday, May 5, at James A. Haley V.A. Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Richie. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 10, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

May 26, 2000

Chester Duff, 74, of Hazard, died Wednesday, May 17, at Hazard Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 19, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Thomas Edwards, 59, of Bulan, died Wednesday, May 10, at Hazard Medical Center. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Erna Jean Eversole, 70, of Vicco, died Sunday, May 14, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Harrison Jent, 55, of Florence, died Monday, May 15, at University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Christine Baker Jent. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 18, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Johnnie Johnson, 77, of Hazard, died Saturday, May 20, at Hazard ARMC. He is survived by his wife, Ora Couch Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 23, under the direction of the Engle Funeral Home.

Mary Elizabeth Johnson, 69, died Tuesday, May 16, at home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 19, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Hayes McIntosh, 84, formerly of Viper, died Sunday, May 14, at Lincoln, Illinois. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 19, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Fannie Caudill Rice, 89, of Viper, died Monday, May 15. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 18, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

John Stubblefield, 69, of Lewisburg, Ohio, died Saturday, May 20 in Brookville, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24, underthe direction of Barnes Funeral Home.

June Terry, 75, of Busy, died Monday, May 15, at Hazard Medical Center.

Iolet Francis Watts, 54, of Dice, died Sunday, May 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

June 16, 2000

Chester Bradley, 71, of Gays Creek, died Monday, June 5, at the Hazard Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Bradley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 8, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Coleman Couch, 79, of Busy, died Thursday, June 8, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Hoskins Couch. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 11, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Laura Catherine Hurt, 80, of Hazard, died Tuesday, June 6 at UK Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 9, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Harold Dean Sellers, 64, of Hazard, died Tuesday, June 6 at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

June 23, 2000

Robert Begley, Sr., 66, of Hazard, died Wednesday, June 14, at St. Joseph Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 18, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Martha Cain, 97, of Buckhorn, died Friday, June 16, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 19, under the direction of Mallard Brothers Funeral Home.

Prudie Campbell, 81, of Leesburg, Florida, died Thursday, June 15. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 18, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Patricia Ann Hoskins, 48, of Woodbridcze, died Tuesday, June 13, at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Memorial services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of Mountcastle Funeral Home.

Laura Catherine Hurt, 80, of Hazard, died Tuesday, June 6, at UK Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 9, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Walter David Parsons, 83, of Combs, died Tuesday, June 13 at the Hazard ARMY. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 15, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Hobart Sword, 76, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Monday, June 12, at the Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 14, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

July 14, 2000

Wanda Jean Adams, 69, of Hazard, died Saturday, July 8, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Francis Davidson Britton, 54, of Midland, Salt Lick, formerly of Hazard, died Saturday, July 1, at St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 5, under the direction of Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals.

Michael Allen Caudill, 43, of Busy, died Friday, June 30, at the Hazard ARMC. He is survived by his wife, Sharon K. Caudill. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 2, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

George Ray Engle Sr., 53, of Lost Creek, died Thursday, July 6, at the Hazard Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Engle. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 9, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Jasper Summer Sr., 92, of Vicco, died Friday, July 7, at Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

July 28, 2000

Minnie Bell Feltner Combs, 84, of Bonnyman, died Friday, July 14, at Whitesburg ARH. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 16, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Mildred E. Currier, 74, of Kendallville, Indiana, died Thursday, July 20, at Parkview Memorial Hospital at Fort Wayne, Indiana. Information, courtesy of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Cynthia Daniels, 86, of Happy, died Tuesday, July 18, at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Deborah Hensley Hoffman, 42, of Hazard, died Wednesday, July 12, at home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 15, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Elva Spicer, 94, of Hamilton, Ohio, formerly of Bonnyman, died Sunday, July 23, at Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Lester Turner, 73, of Wilmington, Ohio, died Saturday, July 22. He is survived by his wife, Mattie Turner. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of Hannon Tufts Funeral Home, Goshen, Ohio.

Lonnie Young, 60, of Combs, died Friday, July 21, at St. Jo Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Young. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 23, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

August 11, 2000

Woodrow J. Campbell, 19, of Krypton, died Tuesday, August 1, at Mt. Sterling. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Ann Campbell. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 4, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Lorene B. Ford, of La Belle, Florida, died Friday, July 21. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, August 2, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Garnet Levetta Greenlee, 78, of Hazard, died Friday, August 4, at the Hazard Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Dwight Greenlee. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 6, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Dan L. Hamilton, 85, of Monroe, died Sunday, July 23, at Middletown Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Oma DeHart. Funeral services were under the direction of Breitenbach-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home.

Mallie Osborne, 94, of Cary, Illinois, formerly of Perry County, died Monday, July 31. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 4, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home

August 18, 2000

Windola Adams, 60, of Red Fox, died Saturday, August 5, at the Hazard Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Odell Adams. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 9, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Opal Barger, 78, of Gayscreek, died Monday, August 7, at the Hazard Medical Center. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Truman Combs, 79, of Hardburgley, died Sunday, August 13, at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 10, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Ruby Colwell, 81, of Krypton, died Thursday, August 10, at the Hazard Nursng Home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 13, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Malissa Gray Cox, 89, formerly of Evergreen Road, Frankfort, died Friday, August 11, at the Florida Medical Center, Hospice Unit, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 14, under the direction of LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home.

Logan D. Fields, 51, of Hazard, died Saturday, August 12, at the Hazard Medical Cener. He is survived by his wife, Karen Fields. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 15, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Charles Godsey, Sr., 74, of Dice, died Sunday, August 13, at the VA Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Teressa Godsey. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 16, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Johnny Eugene Jenkins, 26, of Crandall, Georgia, formerly of Kentucky, died Thursday, August 10, in Hamilton County, Tennessee. He is survived by his wife, Amy Hopkins. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 13, under the direction of Peeples Funeral Home

Marie 'Bee' Smith Cooper McMahon, 85, died Monday, August 14, at her home in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida. She is survived by her husband, John McMahon.

Opal Engle Moore, 84, of Bonnyman, died Thursday, August 10, at the Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 12, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Eva Elizabeth Sano, 77, of Hazard, died Friday, August 11, at the Hazard Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 15, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

William Wilkerson, 90, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died Sunday, August 6, at Canterbury Village. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 10, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

August 25, 2000

Kimberly Ray Ring Goforth, 35, of Lexington, died Thursday, August 17, at the home of her mother in Hazard. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 19, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Navi Nucci Grigsby, 80, of Richmond, died Thursday, August 17, at St. Joseph East, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 21, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

September 1, 2000

Nancy Harvey Gayheart, 73, of Bulan, died Thursday, August 24, at Hazard Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Andy Gayheart. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 26, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Raymond Michael Cochran, 27, of Hazard, died Sunday, August 27, at UK Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 30, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Ezekiel Napier, 73, formerly of Perry County, died August 17, at Norton Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Murrel Colwell Napier. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 19, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Haley Collett, 80, of Raccoon Creek, Hazard, died Friday, August 25, at Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted August 28, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

John Logan Duff, 89, native of Perry County, died in San Diego, California. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, September 9, at 2 p.m., at the Red Hill Cemetery, at Chavies, under the direction of Tucker, Yocum and Wilson Funeral Home.

September 8, 2000

Joan Marie Turner Berkley, 48, of Glendale, Arizona, formerly of Perry County, died September 24 in Arizona. Funeral was held August 29 at the Heritage Funeral Home in Glendale, Arizona.

Elsie Boggs, 72, of Hazard, died Thursday, August 31, at Hazard Medical Center. Funeral was held September 3 at 1 p.m., with Reverend Buddy Turner officiating. Riverside Cemetery was the place of interment. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Roscoe Combs died September 4 at 8:30 p.m. Funeral services were held Thursday, September 7, at McAdams Funeral Home in Paoli, Indiana.

Andy Gayheart, 74, of Bulan, died Friday, September 1 at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral was held September 3 at 1 p.m. with Reverend Don Blair officiating. Mart Gayheart Cemetery at Lost Creek was the place of interment. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Claudia Fields Hamblin, 85, of Busy, died Monday, September 28 at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral was held September 1 at 1 p.m. with Reverend Carl Wayne Johnson officiating. Fields Cemetery at Lower Pigeon Roost was the place of interment. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

E. Dale Hudson, 42, of Hazard, died September 4, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Funeral was held September 6 at 1 p.m.,with Reverends Joe Dearry and Eldon Miller officiating. Noble Cemetery at Hardshell was the place of interment. Engle's Perry County Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.

Henry Hurt, 85, of Hazard died Saturday, September 2 at his home. Funeral was held September 6 at 10 a.m. Reverend Walter Napier officiated. Gayheart Cemetery at Clearfork was the place of interment. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Marie Duff Marable, 80, of Hazard, died Monday, September 4 at the Hazard Nursing Home. Funeral was held September 7 at 1 p.m., with Reverends James Hamblin and Allen Dodson officiating. Red Hill Cemetery at Chavies was the place of interment. Engle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lewis Morris, 74, of Yerkes, died Tuesday, August 29 at home. Funeral was held September 1 at 11 a.m., at Yerkes Baptist Church with Paul Coach officiating. Yerkes Baptist Church was the place of interment. Engle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Cora Shell, 87, of Hazard, died Friday, September 1 at the Hazard Medical Center. Funeral was held September 3 at 11 a.m., at Roger's Branch Church of Christ. Carl Baker officiated. Shell Cemetery was the place of interment. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

September 15, 2000

Maurine Couch, 88, of Puyallup, Washington, died Thursday, September 7, at Heartwood Extended Care. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 13, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Mildred Crawford, 73, of Hazard, died Saturday, September 9, at Clinton, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 12, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Edgar Peace Johnson, 81, formerly of Hazard, died Sunday, September 10, at the VA Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 14, under the direction of Booneville Funeral Home.

Jeanette Mulligan, of Hazard, died Sunday, September 10, at the Hazard ARMC. She is survived by her husband, Walter G. Mulligan Jr. Memorial services were conducted Monday, September 11, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Phillip Sexton, 47, of Hallie, died Friday, September 8, in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Sexton. Private services were conducted Wednesday, September 13, under the direction of Letcher County Funeral Home

Everett Smith, 80, of Hazard, died Wednesday, September 6. He is survived by his wife, Sally Smith. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 8, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

September 22, 2000

Emma Brashear, 88, of Viper, died Friday, September 15, in Montgomery, Alabama. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 18, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Bobby Dean Campbell, 56, of Bonnyman, died Monday, September 11, at Hazard Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Campbell. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 14, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Kizzie Combs, 88, of Dwarf, died Sunday, September 17, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Frances Cook Daniel, 97, died Tuesday, September 12, at a nursing home in Danville. Burial was in the Bellevue Cemetery.

Loretta W. Gibson, 54, of Chavies, died Wednesday, September 13, at Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 16, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Cordelia Justice, 72, of Dwarf, died Tuesday, September 12, at Hazard Medical Center. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Emma Lou Roark, 75, of Viper, died Saturday, September 16, at Hazard Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, John Roark. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 18, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Denver Sims, 60, of Hazard, died Monday, September 11, at UK Medical Center in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Jeannie Sims. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 15, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

Paul S. Taylor, 70, formerly of Blue Diamond, died September 25, 1999 at Washington Adventist Hospital.

Marion Vanderpool, 89, of Hazard, died Friday, September 15, at Hazard Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 18, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

October 6, 2000

Carlis Cress, 65, of Jeff, died Thursday, September 28, at Hazard ARMC. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Cress. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 1, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

James Williams Fields, 36, of Avawam, died Wednesday, September 27, at Pattie A. Clay Hospital in Richmond. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 30, under the direction of Engle's Perry County Chapel.

Kenneth Lovins, 64, of Hebron, Ohio, died Friday, September 29, at St. Luke West. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo Lovins. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 3, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.

Charles B. Moore, 70, of Hazard, died Saturday, September 30, at Hazard ARMC. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 3, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home.

G. Delana Branson Parks, 69, native of Viper, died Friday, September 1, in Taylor, Michigan. Burial was made in the Michigan Memorial Cemetery near Taylor.