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Pike County Deaths for the year 2000
As reported in the Floyd County Times Dates

January 5, 2000

Celestine Josephine Zando, 88, of youth Williamson, died Wednesday, December 22. She was a retired public health nurse with the Williamson, W. Va., Public Health Board. Funeral Arrangements were under direction of Steen Funeral Homes of Ashland.

Homer Dale Roberts, 20, of Robinson Creek, died Thursday, December 30. He was a machinist with Simp'alex. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 1, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Rosalie Dotson, 79, of Paris, Tennessee, formerly of Phelps, died Wednesday, December 29. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

January 9, 2000

Willie Belcher, 79, of Caney Creek, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. He was a coal miner for 38 years, retired from Bethelem Steel Corporation. lie is survived by his wife, Ferbie Robinson Belcher. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Huffard Bevins, 81, of Powells Creek, died Tuesday, December 21, 1999. lie was a retired coal miner. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 24, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Maxine Johnson Hinkle, 75, of Hardy, died Wednesday, January 5, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Grayson "Dick" Hinkle. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry.

Opal Nadine Justice, 73, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, January 5, 2000, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

George Alfred Hicks, 73, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. He was self-employed, retired from Hicks Wrecker Service. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Don "Brother" Weddington, 61, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ryan Chancy, 24, of Red Creek, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Frank Phillips, 76, of Pikeville, died Monday, January 3, 2000. He was a retired coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Hester Phillips. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Stanley Blake Fleming, 40, of Perryville, Maryland, formerly of Mouthcard, died Saturday, December 25, 1999, at Perryville. Funeral services were. conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Elkhorn City.

Everett Hampton, 59, of Little Robinson Creek, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. He was a retired coal miner (foreman). In addition, to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lillian Ann Casebolt Hampton. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Elmer Johnson, 76, of Livonia, Michigan, formerly of Pike County, died Wednesday, January 5, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Howe-Preston Funeral Home, Taylor, Michigan.

Stella Gail "Mother Mays" Coleman Mays, 78, of Coal Run, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. Her body was donated to science at the request of the deceased.

Ollie Kathinell Thacker, 55, of Raccoon, died Wednesday, January 5, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Tunis Ray Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

January 7, 2000

Phyllis Sue Cantrell Cure, 66, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, January 3, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Spurlock Cure. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 5, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Lummie Swiney, 87, of Trace Fork of Elkhorn City, died Friday, December 31, 1999. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 3, under direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Amy Coleman Madden, 90, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 2, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 5, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Sarah Belene Stevens, 60, of Elmhurst, Illinois, formerly of Virgie, died Saturday, January 1, 2000, at the Loyola Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 5, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Langley Miller, 89, of Pikeville, died Friday, December 31, 1999, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Virgie Adams. Compton, 90, of Pikeville, died Saturday, January I, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 3, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Curtis Fields, 70, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Island Creek, died Thursday, December 30, 1999, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 3, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Rudolph Lee, 94, of Pikeville, died Saturday, January 1, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 4, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Bertha Allene Gee Perry, 88, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Saturday, January 1, 2000 at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Peggy Jo Martinez, 43, of Phelps, died Sunday, January 2, 2000. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Sons Funeral Home.

Larry Douglas Meadows, 49, of Breaks, Virginia, died Sunday, January 2, 2000, at Humana Hospital Clinch Valley, Richlands, Va. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Gay Slone Meadows. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 5, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy.

Frank Phillips, 76, of Pikeville, died Monday, January 3, 2000, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

George A. Hicks, 73, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lew Willard Lowe, 78, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 2, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 6, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

January 12, 2000

Everett Hampton, 59, of Little Robinson Creek, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Ann Casebolt Hampton. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Opal .Nadine Justice, 73, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, January 5, 2000, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Charles Buford "John" Cochran, 60, of Raccoon, died Thursday, January 6, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Billie J. Newsome Cochran. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Edna England Coleman, 89, of Wolfpit Branch Road, died Friday, January 7, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oil Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Truman W. Dodd, 65, of Garrison, native of Pikeville, died Thursday, January 6, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Norene Howard Dodd. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 9, under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Chapel.

Dolhe Mounts Dotson, 91, of Hurley, Virginia, died Friday, January 7, 2000. Funeral services were held Monday, January 10, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Donna Ratliff Elsner, 71, Pikeville native, of Plymouth, Massachusetts, died Wednesday, January 5, 2000, at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 8, under the direction of Cartmell Funeral Home.

Donald John Murphy, 74, of Frenchburg, died Thursday, January 6, 2000, at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead, He is survived by his wife, Fostina "Tina" Compton Murphy. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 10, under the direction of Taul Funeral Home of Mt. Sterling.

Katon G. Robinette, 69, of Virgie, died Saturday, January 8, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Gearldean Tackett Robinette. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Wayne J. Runyons, 78, of Citra, Florida, formerly of Pike County, died Friday, December 31, 1999, at Ocala Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 4, under the direction of Heirs Funeral Home Chapel, Ocala.

Alice Marie Sanders, 83, of Phelps, died Friday, January 7, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 10, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

Floyd B. Stanley, 73, of Obetz, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Betty Lou Stanley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January. 6. Burial was in the Beckett Cemetery, Commercial Point, Ohio. (Obituary courtesy of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Virgie Chapel.

Dolores Dove, 61, of Phelps, died Saturday, January 8, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel of Phelps.

January 14, 2000

Bobbie Jo Hall, 69, of Kendallville, Indiana, formerly of Jonancy, died Saturday, January 8, 2000. She is survived by her husband, John Hall. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 11, under the direction of D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Homes.

Noah Glen Gilbert, 66, of the Cow Fork section of Breaks, Virginia, died Monday, January 10, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Rice Gilbert. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 13, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Pauline Branham, 51, of Rockholds, died Sunday, January 9, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Branham. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 12, under the direction of Croley Funeral Home.

Troy Allen Slone, was stillborn Sunday, January 9, 2000. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

"Jackie" Chester Allen Stewart, 58, of Virgie, died Saturday, January 8, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Fan Stewart, Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 12, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Dolores Dove, 61, of Phelps, died Saturday, January 8, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Clinton Dove. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 11, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Marie Hobson, 69, of Trenton, Ohio, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000.

Lessie Taylor Cantrell, 78, of the Little Card section of Mouthcard, died Saturday, January 8, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 11, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral home.

Perry West, 88, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, January 6, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Edith West. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 10, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Clam Collins, 75, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 9, 200(). Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

George .E. Gilliam, 44, of Ashland, died Sunday, January 9, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 12, under the direction of Ropers Funeral Home.

Opal Thicker, 74, of Hardy, died Saturday, January R, 20()0. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 11, under the direction of Ropers Funeral Home.

James Edgar Wolford, 64, of Stopover, died Monday, January 10, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 13, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Paul Quinten Miller, 77, of Feds Creek, died Sunday, January 9, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 12, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

January 19, 2000

Myrtle Irene Oney Curry, 78, of Turkey Creek, died Wednesday, January 12, 2000, at the Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 15, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Amanda Elizabeth Hunt Hypes, 70, of Carmichael, California, formerly of Pike County, died Wednesday, December 29, 1999. A memorial service was conducted Sunday, January 23. (Information, courtesy of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.)

January 21, 2000 

Cora Mounts Estep, 83, of Cincinnati, formerly of Freeburn, died Saturday, December 25, 1999, at the Bethesda Montgomery Care Center in Cincinnati. Funeral services were under the direction of Strawser Funeral Home of Cincinnati.

Oliver Anderson, 78, of Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, January 14, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 18, under the direction of the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

W.V. "Bill" Ratliff, 96, of Pikeville, died Thursday, January 13, 2000, at Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Carmen Looney Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 15. under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Thurston Lowe, 79, of Pikeville, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, at Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Stratton Lowe. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Troy Allen Slone, son of Jirnpy and Rose Slone, of Island Creek, was stillborn at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, on Sunday, January 9, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 16, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Emeline Justice Thompson, 80, of Feds Creek, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Ermel Thompson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 17, under direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Connie Wolford, 83, of Freeburn, died Saturday, January 15, 2000. He is 'survived by his wife, Loretta Bowens Wolford. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 18, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Judie Howard Blackburn, 87, of Turkey Creek, died Friday, January 14, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 17, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Onice Graham Wolford, 88, of Pikeville, died Friday, January 14, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Glenn Dotson Jr., 70, of Owosso, Michigan, formerly of Phelps, died Saturday, January 8, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lois Totten Dotson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 12, under the direction of Love Funeral Home.

Isaac Helton Jr., 46, of Forest City, North Carolina, formerly of Elkhorn Creek, died Friday, January 14, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 20, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Octavia Charles Boyd, 97, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at the home of a daughter. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 20, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Rachel Leigh Dillion, 15, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Terri Lynn Kinney Coleman, 30, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, in Johnson County, the result of injuries sustained in tug automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 20, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Evelyn Joyce Booth, 70, of McVeigh, died Saturday, January 15, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Jack Booth Jr. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 18, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

January 23, 2000

Shirley Mae Baldwin Owens Allgier, 81. of Paducah, died Monday, January 17, 2.000, at Lourdes Hospital. Private graveside services were conducted Thursday, January 20, under the direction of Milner and Orr Funeral Home.

Bobby E. Hager, 57, of Meador. West Virginia, died Tuesday, January 18, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Ernestine "Tina" Blankenship >-lager. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Edwin Phillip Bevins, 70, of Sidney, flied Tuesday, January 18, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 21, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Estella Marie Hensley, 75, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, January 18, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 21, under the direction of ,I. W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Mildred Marie Martin, 74, of Frankfort. formerly of Elkhorn City, (lied Monday, January 17, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home..

Emogene Hinkle Conway, 62, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, January 1.9, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Juanita Marcum Vance, 76, of Virgie, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Billy R. Vance. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the direction of R.S. Jones Funeral Home-Virgie Chapel.

Rexford Polley, 63, of Nicholasville, died Wednesday, January 20, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Norma Polley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 21, under the direction of Betts & West Funeral Home..

Douglas Potter, 63, of Cleveland, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000. Graveside services were conducted Monday, January 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Anna Rae Looney, 72, of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, January 20, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

January 26, 2000  

John Jefferson "Dobbins" Owens, 89, of Pikeville, died Friday, January 21, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Harriet Owens. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 23, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Cleo Compton, 86, of Shelbiana, died Friday, January 21, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 23, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Clinton Dove, 60, of Phelps, died Friday, January 21, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 15, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Rev. Henry Estep, 83, of Hurley, Virginia; died Thursday, January 18, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 22, under the .direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Glen Edward Gannon, 34, of Concord, North Carolina, formerly of Raccoon, died Thursday, January 20, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 23, under the direction of Community Funeral Home, Zebulon.

January 21, 2000 

Billie Jean Adkins, 68, of Detroit, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000, . at her home. Funeral services were under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Imal Faye Brown, 76, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 23, 2000, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Everett C. Brown. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 26, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ethel Lowe Clark, 80, of Pikeville, died Saturday, January 22, 2000, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Pikeville. She is survived by her husband, Dennis Clark. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 25, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Jimmy Lee Daniel, 53, of Titusville, Florida, died Sunday, January 23, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Moriea Robinson Daniel. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Clinton Dove, 60, of Phelps, died Friday, January 21, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Glen Edward Gannon, 34, of Waxhaw, North Carolina, formerly of Raccoon, died Thursday, January 20, 2000, in Waxhaw. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January. 23, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Grace Elizabeth Holmes, 92, of Winchester, died Sunday, January 23, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 26, under the direction of WallaceThompson Funeral HomesBradford-Sullivan Chapel.

Luna Elizabeth Lowe, 87, of Hatfield, died Tuesday, Januar 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 27, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Rexford Donald Polley, 63, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Norma Polley. A memorial service was to be held Saturday, January 29. Arrangements are .under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Landon "Fodderhead" Ratliff, 76, of Ferrells Creek, died Monday, January 24, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 27, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Kenneth Tackett, 52, of Virgie, died Saturday, January 22, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Stewart Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Earl McKinley Tilley, 87, of McCarr, died Saturday, January 22, 2000, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 25, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Pricy Varney, 87, of Sidney, died Sunday, January 23, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 26, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Walter Hall, 73, of Virgie, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000; at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Janet Hall. Funeral services were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Stella Justice, 88, of Virgie, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Stella M. Osborne Justice, 88, of Virgie, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conduced Friday January 28 under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Cazzie Tackett, 75, of Little Creek, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Ella Branham Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 28, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Oma Holloway, 83, of Upper Chloe, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Frank Holloway. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Wade D. Thacker, 45, of Canada, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Walter Douglas Hall, 73, of Virgie, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Janet Hall. -Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 28, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bessie Ellen Robinette, 91, of Varney, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ravenell D. Snider, 61, of Louisville, formerly of Dry Fork of Shelby, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Gladys Margie Grizzle, 68, of Mouthcard, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000, at the Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 30, under direction of the Bailey Funeral Home.

Eugene Mann, 67, of Turkey Creek, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Gail Bevins Mann. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Fannie M. Call, 86 of McAndrews, died Tuesday, January 25, .2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital's Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 28, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Dewey H. Crabtree, 79, of Hart, Michigan, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000, at the Lakeshore Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

February 2, 2000  

Greta "Sis" Milam, 86, of Virgie, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Ance Milam. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 30, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bruce Edward Taylor, 35; of Turkey Creek, died Friday, January 28, 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Senters Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 31, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Roy L. Pinson, 67, of Belleview, Florida, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, at Munroe Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Helen Pinson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Hiers Belleview Funeral Home.

Billie Jean Adkins, 68, of Detroit, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, January 25, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Myrtle Tackett, 93, of Lucasville, Ohio, died Monday, January 24, 2000, at Pleasant Hill Manor in Piketon, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 27, under the direction of Erwin Dodson-Allen Funeral Home.

Georgia Lee Ward, 75, of Pikeville, died Friday, January 28, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January .31, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Marvin Dallas Scott, 66, of Belfry, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ollie Sue Stallard Scott. Funeral services were. conducted Sunday, January 30, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Dovil Scott, 85, of McCarr, died Friday, January 28, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Hatfield Scott. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 31, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

February 4, 2000  

Oma Holloway, 83, of Upper Chloe, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Martha V. Harness, 72, of Dayton, Ohio, died Sunday, January 30, 2000, in Kettering, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 2, under the direction of Hale-Sarver Funeral Home.

Wilda Carter, 76, of Meta, formerly of Rockhouse, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 2, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.


James Ray Hurley Jr., infant son of James Ray Hurley and Christy Lynn Slone, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 1., under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Brenda C. Coleman, 52, of Tampa, Florida, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Eddie Coleman. Funeral services were to be conducted Friday, February 4, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Carl B. Dotson, 83, of Phelps,. died Sunday, January 30, 2000, in Winchester. He is survived by his wife, Nannie Birchfield Dotson. Funeral services Were conducted Wednesday, February 3.

Elva Davis, 93, of Varney, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mazie Jennings Maynard, 87, of Pikeville, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 1, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Edna Hess Taylor, 84, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 30, 2000, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 2, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Alva Hawkins Childers, 92, of Hellier, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 1, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

February 9, 2000

Berniece Justice Newsom, 65 of Little Creek, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 4, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Bertha Rowe, 86, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, January 31, 2000, at Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 4, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

William W: Cecil, 72, of Vandalia, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, January 13. 2000, in Vandalia. He is survived by his wife, Jane Rachel Hurley Cecil. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January (7, under the direction of Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home.

Roscoe Kanes, 77, of Jenkins, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Daisy Kanes. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 4, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Alta Jane Bartley, 73, of Bowling Fork, died Wednesday, February 2, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 5, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Oma Holloway, 93, of Upper Chloe, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, under the direction of Thacker. Memorial Funeral Home.

February 11, 2000

Ollie Hackney, 66, of Merritt Island, Florida, formerly of Ferrells Creek, died Tuesday,
February I, 2000, at Wuesthoff Hospital, Rockledge, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday,. February 8, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Loretta Ramey, 68, of Rockhouse, died Friday, February 4, 2000, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 8, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

James Hardin, 51, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, February 2, 2000, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek. He is survived by his wife, Alice Woolwine Hardin. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 6, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

John E. Stratton, 66, of Taylor, Michigan, died Friday, February 4, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Lois Stratton. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 8, under the direction of Martenson Funeral Home.

Jonah Tackett, 63, of Raccoon, died .Saturday, February 5, 2000, at the University of Medical Center in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 9, under the direction of Lucas & hall Funeral Home.

Milford "Mick" Simmons, Sr, of Dorton, died Monday, February 7, 2000, at his home, Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 10, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Gina Leopold of Stanford, formerly of Pikeville, died Saturday, February 5, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington. Funeral arrangements are under direction of Betts & West Funeral Home and Justice Funeral Services.

Hollie Ward, 85, of Olympia; died Saturday, February 5, 2000, at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead. He is survived by his wife, Dora May Ward. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 9, under the direction of Richie Hunt Funeral Home.

Jerry Tucker, 59, of Red Creek. died Saturday, February 5, 200(). He is survived by his wife, Rosie Lee Anderson Tucker. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday. February 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

February 13, 2000

Jessie Merle Johnson, 81, of Virgie, died Wednesday, February 9, 2000, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 12, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Barbara Alice Adkins, 85, of Shelbiana, died Wednesday, February 9, 2000, - at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral ser= vices were conducted Friday, February 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

John Albert Huffman Jr., 67, of Lower Pompey, died Tuesday, February 8, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He. is survived by his wife, Lucy Huffman. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 11, under the direction of Zebulon.

Garland Workman, 78, of Forest Hills, died Wednesday, February 9, 2000, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 11, under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Richard Bruce Pinson, 51; of Ocala, Florida,. formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, February 8, 2000. Private funeral services were conducted in Ocala, Florida.

Jeanette Murphy Klemm, 79, of Louisville, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, February 7, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Edward G. Klemm Jr. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, February 10, under the direction of Pearson Funeral Home, Louisville.

February 16, 2000

Myrtle Dotson, 88, of Hustonsville, formerly of Freeburn, died Friday, February 11, 2000, at the Charleston Health Care .Center. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Zetta Justice, 97, of Pikeville, died Friday, February 11, 2000, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 14, under the direction of J, W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ludwig V. Kauders Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland, died Friday, February 11, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Deanna Kauders: Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 14, under the direction of Cvach/Rosedale Funeral Home.

Glen E. May, 78, of McVeigh, died Thursday, February 10, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Edna F. May. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Millard Lee May, 52, of Sidney, died Friday, February 11, 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Helena Marie Farley Reed, 78, of Aflex, died Thursday, February 10, 2000; at Williamson Memorial Hospital, WiIliamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Louise Robinson, 85, of Jonancy, died Saturday, February 12, 2000, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Victor Sword, 77, of Virgie, died Friday, February 11, 2000, ...pat Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He' is survived by his wife, Inez Milam Sword. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 14, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jerry Tucker, 59, of Red Creek, died Saturday, February 5, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Rosie Lee Anderson Tucker. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial,Funeral Home.

Walter Milton "Mutt" West, 73, of Forest Hills, died Thursday, February 10, 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, February 12, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

February 18, 2000

Arnold Lee Maynard, 75, of Turkey Creek, died Saturday, February 12, 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Thomas "Jack" Ratliff
, 71, of Clyde, Ohio, died Saturday, February 12, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mary Foreman Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under the direction of Foos-Klein Funeral Home.

Gina Lindsey Leopold, 33, of Stanford, died Saturday, February 5, 2000, .after a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Jason Leopold. Burial was made in Camp Nelsen National Cemetery, Nicholasville.

Helen McCoy, 70, of Grundy, Virginia, died Monday, February 14, 2000, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 16, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy.

James Luther Pack, 48, of Lenore, West Virginia, died Saturday, February 12, 2000, at Richmond Memorial Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 17, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Elvie Adkins, 74, of Rockhouse, died Monday, February 14, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Rosetta Hylton Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 16, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Courtney LaSha Bunch, infant daughter of Brian Bunch and Debbie Boyd of Pikeville, was stillborn at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Saturday, February 12, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Ralph C. Schrouder, 73, of Sarasota, Florida„ formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday, February 6, 2000, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ethelinda Gannon Schrouder. Interment was in the Gannon Cemetery on Johns Creek.

Gracie Lee Brunty Stuart, 93, of Russell, formerly of Toler, died Monday, February 14, 2000. Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Irene Williams, 57, of Phelps, died Saturday, February 12, 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Myrtle Dotson, 88, of Hustonsville, formerly of Freeburn, died Friday, February 11, 2000, at the Charleston Health Care Center in Danville. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under. the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Louise Robinson, 85, of Jonancy, died Saturday, February 12, 2000, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

February 20, 2000

Irene Williams, 57, of Phelps, died Saturday, February 12, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Harold G. Senter, 70, of Mims, Florida, died Tuesday, February 15, at the Parrish Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Helen V. Senter. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 20, under the direction of North Brevard Funeral Home.

Myrtle Stafford Roberts, 90, of Burnwell, died Monday, February 14, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 17, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Mary Jane Varney Justice, 86, of Sidney, died Tuesday, February 15, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 18, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Norvil Sparks Jr., 70, of Hatfield, died Tuesday, February 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Gypsy Ruthe Maynard Sparks. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 18, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Elizabeth "Betty" Palko, 74, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Monday, February 14, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 18, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Mary Nixon Blackwell, 80, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, February 16. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Lacy Pearl Hopkins, 70, of Gardner Fork of Greasy Creek, died Wednesday, February 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 19, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel.

Alene Jackson Lowe, 74, of Hatfield, died Wednesday, February 16, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Don Lowe Jr. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 20, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Mildred Jewel Mullins Tackett, 68, of Virgie, died Wednesday, February 16, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 19, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Dr. Joshua P. Sutherland Sr., 86, of Grundy, Virginia, died Wednesday, February 16. He is survived by his wife, Nell Smith Sutherland. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 19, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Gary D. White, 45, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Monday, February 14, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Dianne Renn White. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 17, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary Chapel.

February 25, 2000

Elkie Moore, 67, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Williamson, West Virginia, died Saturday, February 19, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Betty Moore. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 23, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Johnny James Williams, 24, of Mouthcard, died Sunday, February 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 23, under the direction of Bailev Funeral Home.

Herbert H. Harper, 81, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, formerly of Pike County, died Tuesday, January 18. He is survived by his wife, Norma Harper. Memorial services were-, conducted January 29 in Minnesota.

Clyde Clayton Bostic, 84, of Belfry, died Friday, February 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Bates Bostic. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Steve Burke, 38, of Falmouth, died Friday, February 18, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 21, under the direction of Peoples Funeral Home.

Nola Daugherty, 67, of Phelps, died Thursday, February 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Estill Daugherty. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 20, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Clarence Eugene Little, .63, of Virgie, died Thursday, February 17, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Josie Johnson Little. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 20, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Phyllis Jean Elswick, 61, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, died Sunday, February 20, at the Carroll County General Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Jimmie Chandler Wright. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 23, under the direction of Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home.

Pauline Anna Workman Mitchem, 76, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, died Friday, February 18, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 20, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

James "Willard" Adkins, 86, of Raccoon, died Saturday, February 19, at Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Eva Mullins Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mable Mitchell, 61, of Pikeville, died Friday, February 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Howard Mounts, 86, of Freeburn, died Friday, February 18, in the Mingo Manor Health Care Center in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jean Robinson, 78, of Shelbiana, died Thursday, February 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 20, under , the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

February 27, 2000

Clell Smith, 73, of Oil Springs, died Tuesday, February 22, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Hunting ton, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 26, under the direction of Paintsville Funeral Home.

James Stacy Varney, 29, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, February 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 27, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

March 1, 2000

James Stacy Varney, 29, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, February 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 28, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Veneda Justice Shamblin Rogers, 76, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Pikeville, died, Friday, February 25, at Westminster Thurber Care Center. She is survived by her husband, Jim Rogers.

Joe Hartman Hopkins, 65, of Harold, died Friday, February 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Raymond Price, 79, of Rockhouse, died Saturday, February- 26, at Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City.; Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 29, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Geraldine Louise DeHart Starr, 81, of Blackberry City, West Virginia, died Friday, February 25, in Pikeville. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 28, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

James Evans Elswick, 19, of Pikeville, died Thursday. February 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 27. under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

March 3, 2000

Fred Woodrow Curry, 87, of Pikeville, died Sunday, February 27, at Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice May Corny. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Orville "Pig" Mullins, 70, of Virgie, died Monday, February 28, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Opal Johnson Muffins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Lucille Hatfield, 74, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, February 28. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday March 1, under the direction of J. W Call & Sour Funeral Home.

Bertha Bevins, 97, of South Williamson, died Monday, February 28, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral services were
Thursday, March 2, under tire direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Lorraine Owens Dales, 75, of Newark, Ohio, formerly of Buchanan County Virginia, died Saturday, February 26. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Mach 1, under the direction of Grundy, Virginia, Funeral Rom.

Bonnie Mae Potter Phillips, 52, of Feds Creek, died Sunday, February 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Phillips. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 1, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Richard Honaker Slone, 47, of Kimper, died Monday, February 28. He is survived by his wife, Terry Jo Leedy Slone. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 2, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Arthur M. Griffith, 66, of Pikeville, died Sunday, February 27, at Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday March 1, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Mary Magaline Blankenship, 60, of Phelps, died Saturday, February 26, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, James G. Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday March 1, under the direction of RS. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

John I. Dean, 89, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, died Saturday February 26. He is survived by his wife, Merle Ann Shipp Dean. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 29, under the direction of IF Floyd Mortuary of Spartanburg.

Hazel Marie Smith, 69, of Pikeville, died Sunday, February 27, at tile Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday March 1, under the direction of Community Funeral Home, Zebulon.

March 5, 2000

Laura Wolford, 50, of Phelps, died Wednesday, March 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 4, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

Hollis Ratliff, 79, of Kimper, died Thursday, March 2, at Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Dairl Maynard Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 5, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Elizabeth "Betty" Damron, 77, of Belcher, died Sunday, February 27, in Tallahassee, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 2, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Martha Belcher May, 66, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, February 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Allen J. May. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 3, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Leon Burdette Briggs, Sr., 76, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, February 29, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Briggs. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Mabel Burchett, 82, of Jenks, Oklahoma, formerly of Virgie and Abingdon, Va., died Wednesday, March 1. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 4, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Richard Crona "Mellon" Hamlin, 26, of Hellier, died Tuesday, February 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 4, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

March 10, 2000

James L. Hopkins, 71, of Salem, Indiana, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, March 6, in Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, under the direction of Dawalt Funeral Home. Salem.

Mae Free, 88, of Ashland, formerly of Pike County, died Friday, March 3. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jasmine Scott, infant daughter of James and Rosalyn Joplin Scott of Huntington, West Virginia, was stillborn Saturday, March 4, at the Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, March 7, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

George A. Davis, 82, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Goodman, West Virginia, died Sunday, March 5, at the Veterans Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Henrietta Mosley, 78, of Detroit, formerly of McAndrews, died Thursday, March 2, in Warren, Michigan. She is survived by her husband, Ben F. Mosley Sr. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry.

Frank E. Newsome Mikailian, 45, of Grundy, Virginia, formerly of Delbarton, West Virginia, and Toler, was dead on arrival at the Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Saturday, March 4. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 7, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Billy Joe "Butch" Conley, 50, of Belo, West Virginia, died Saturday, March 4, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Millard Fleming, 95, of Beefhide Creek, died Sunday, March 5, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Fleming. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

James Cliff Wheeler, 44, of Prestonsburg, formerly of Wheatfield, Indiana, died Monday, March 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

March 12, 2000

Proctor Picklesimer, 67, of Elsmere, died Wednesday, March 8. He is survived by his wife, Lula Rose Manning Picklesimer. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 14, under the direction of Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home.

Mary Italy Price Damron, 60, of Regina, died Tuesday, March 7, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Glen Dale Damron. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 10, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ruth "Gerry" Damron, 78, of Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, died Monday, March 6, in Besalem, Pennsylvania. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, March 11, at Johnson Memorial Park, under the direction of J.W Call & Son Funeral Home.

March 15, 2000

Harley Mahon, 72, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Hospital. He is survived by his wife. Lina Cisco Mahon. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 11, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Marie "Granny" Mullins, 78, of Dorton, died Saturday, March 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 14, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Baby Boy BilIite, son of Terry W. and Alfredia McCoy Billiter, died Friday, March 10, 201)0, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, March 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

March 17, 2000

Leevon Cline, 57, of Varney, died Saturday, March 11, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 14, under the direction of J.W Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ida Rife Goodman, 81, of Raccoon, died Monday, March 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Draxie Harrington Keene, 68, of Pikeville, died Sunday, March 12, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 14, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ethel Rowe Mullins, 81, of Lexington, formerly of Dorton, died Sunday, March 12, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 15, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jane Ramey Conway, 82, of Island Creek, died Monday, March 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Marie "Granny" Mullins, 78, of Dorton, died Saturday, March 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 14, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Herb Harper, 81, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, died Tuesday, January 18, at Birchwood Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Norma Schmuck Harper. Memorial services were conducted Saturday, January 29.

Bert Newsom, 85, of Columbus, Ohio, died Sunday, March 12, at Whetstone Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Newsom. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 15, under the direction of Long Funeral Services.

March 19, 2000

Thomas "Tom" Osborne, 79, of Robinson Creek, died Tuesday, March 14, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Loraine Hopson Osborne. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 17, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Teresa Lynn Charles Defisi, 42, of Conway, South Carolina, formerly of Zebulon, died Thursday, March 9. She is survived by her husband, Jack Clark.

Ralph Blake May, 81, of Sidney, died Saturday, March 11. He is survived by his wife, Roxie Leedy May. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 15, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Richard "Dick" Robinson, 94, of Pikeville, died Monday, March 13. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Sowards Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 16, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Gracie Coleman Newton, 57, of Sidney, died Tuesday, March 14, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 17, under direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Robert L. Damron, 77, of Virgie, died Tuesday, March 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Kenneth L. Deskins, 66, of Pikeville, died Sunday, March 12. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Hatmaker Deskins. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 15, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

March 24, 2000

Danny Ray Moore, 40, of Pikeville, died Sunday, March 19, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 22, under the direction of Lucas & -Hall Funeral Home.

Robert Lee Blackburn, 62, of Lick Creek, died Saturday, March 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Earmel Lou Hylton Blackburn. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 22, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Judith Hurt, 53, of Dunlap, Illinois, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, March 17, in Peoria, Illinois. She is survivved by her husband, William C. "Bill" Hurt 11. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Don Hager, 74, of Phelps, died Sunday, March 19. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 23, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Charlie Wolford, 62, of Phelps, died Sunday, March 19, at the Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 23, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Marvin Coleman, 68, of Raccoon, died Saturday, March 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 21, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Inice Stump Phillips, 78, of Kimper, died Saturday, March 18, in Pikeville, Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 21, under the direction of Commmunity Funeral Home.

Ruby Jean Presley, 60, of Phyllis, died Saturday, March 18, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Willie Smith; 61, of Kimper, died Sunday, March 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mary Smith. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 22, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Tyree Jerome Wyatt, infant son of Latasha Wyatt and Shane Wilkerson of Williamson, West Virginia, was stillborn Sunday, March 19, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, March 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jane Ramey Conway, 82, of Island Creek, died Monday, March 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Milton Blair Meadows, 878, of Raven, Virginia, died Monday, March 20. He is survived by his wife, Annie Ellen Keen Meadows. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 23, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Samuel Taylor Fife, 46, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, March 16, in Knoxville. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Fife. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 20, under the direction of Rose's Mortuary of Knoxville.

March 26, 2000

Ruby Jean Presley, 60, of Phyllis. died Saturday, March 18, at the University o1' Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Thurman Presley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 22, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Ruby Hamilton Cochran, 95, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, March 22. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 25, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Fern Thompson Smith, 68, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, died Tuesday, March 21, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 25, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Marvin Coleman, 68, of Raccoon, died Saturday, March 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 21, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Charles Randell Jackson, 41, of Matewan, West Virginia, died Tuesday, March 21, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 25, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Jettie Marie Phillips Justice, 78, of Virgie, died Wednesday, March 22, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 26, 1 p.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

March 29, 2000

Victor Bartley, 81, of Elkhorn City. died Thursday, March 23, at Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Booker Bevins, 74, of Phyllis, died Friday, March 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Flora Justice Bevins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 27. under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Ervin C. Fields, 75, of Wellington, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, March 23, at St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead. He is survived by his wife, Cora Lee Tackett Fields. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, under the direction of J. W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ruby Sue "Sissy" Hubbard, 47, of Hardy, died Friday, March 24, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jettie Marie Phillips Justice, 78,Virgie, formerly of Phyllis, died Wednesday, March 22, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ruby Lee Mullins, 73, of Virgie, died Saturday, March 25, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 28, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

James Edward Phillips, 77, of Ashland, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, March 24, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Reynolds Phillips. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 27, under the direction of Carman Funeral Home, Flatwoods.

Abigail Prater, 53, of Stopover, died Friday, March 24, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Bert Prater. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 27, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

March 31, 2000

Ruby McGinnis Bradley McClanahan, 86, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, die Thursday, March 23, in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 26, in the Chambers Funeral Home.

Monique Renee Combs, 20, of Celina, Ohio, formerly of Mouthcard, died Saturday, March 25, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Ralph May, 93, of Fords Branch, died Sunday, March 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Cora Compton May. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Bailey. Funeral Home.

Lennie Inis Darbyshire, 93, of Hardy, died Sunday, March 26, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Pearl Senter Lee, 93, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, March 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Stevie Randall Pinion, 38, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, March 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 31, 1 p.m., under the direction of Morris Chapel, Justiceville.

Anne Hunt, 83, of Phelps, died Sunday, March 26, at South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Della Varney, 81, of Charleston, West Virginia, died Saturday, May 25, in Charleston. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 27, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Edith Dardi Burke, 82, of Ragland, West Virginia, died Sunday, March 26, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton.

April 2, 2000

Ruby Adkins Coleman, 83, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, March 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Gilbert Mullins, 63, of Phyllis, died Thursday, March 30. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 31, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Alpha Meade Adkins, 87, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, March 29. She is survived by her husband, Earl Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 31, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Olivia Jill Maynard, one-day-old daughter of Oliver L. Jr. and Rebecca Jill Combs Maynard, of Sidney, died Tuesday, March 28, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Graveside services were conducted Friday, March 31, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry.

Pearl Senter Lee, 93, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, March 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 29, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Booker Bevins, 74, of Phyllis, died Friday, March 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Flora Justice Bevins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Johnie Robinson Sr., 93, Pike County native, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, died Tuesday, March 28, at the Arbor Hospice Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 1, under the direction of Community Funeral Home Zebulon.

Howard Mullett, 75, of Chattanroy, West Virginia, died Tuesday, March 28, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 1, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home, of Belfry, and Shoedinger Funeral Home, of Grove City, Ohio.

April 5, 2000

Ellis Christmas Cline, 82, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 1, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 4, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Alpha Meade Adkins, 87, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, March 29, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Earl Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 31, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Gilbert Mullins, 63, of Phyllis, died Thursday, March 30, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Cora Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 31, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Otis Burke, 88, of Caney Highway, died Friday, March 31, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Burke. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 3, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Dolly M. Dalton, 61, of Elk Creek, West Viriginia, died Friday, March 31,.2000, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Alvie Dalton. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 4, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan.

Minnie Ethel Fuller, 71, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 1, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

James Garland Mitchell, 72, of Pikeville, died Friday, March 31, 2000, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Anna Roberts Mitchell. Funeral services were conducted Monday. April 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ivery Taylor, 67, of Phelps, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday, April 5, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.
Pearlie Wright, 62, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

April 7, 2000

Allie Mae Burke, 99, of Corryton, Tennessee; formerly of Myers Towers, died Monday, April 3. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 7, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

General Case Jr., 73, of Pikeville, died Monday, April 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Carves Case. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 6, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ellis Christmas Cline, 82, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 1. He is survived by his wife, Claudie Stanley Cline. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 4, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Dreama Ann Varney Francis, 45, of Virginia, Beach, Virginia, formerly of Belfry, died Saturday, April 1. Memorial services were conducted Thursday, April 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Virginia C. Hagy, 73, of Mingo Manor Nursing Home, died Saturday, April 1, in Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, April 4, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary. '

Rose Harmon, 74, of Genoa, West Virginia, died Saturday, April 1, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, April 5, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary.

Gene David Johnson, 36, of Virgie, died Sunday, April 2, in Letcher County, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Renee Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 5, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

April 9, 2000

Troy "Peg" Blankenship, 75, of Phelps, formerly of Sandsiding, died Tuesday, April 4, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Orma Lee Estep Blankenship. Funeral services were Conducted Saturday, April 8, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Emma Francis, 87, of Sassafras, died Monday, April 3, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 6, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.

Rosie Adkins Hopkins, 73, of Shelbiana, died Wednesday, April 5, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 8, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Zettie Johnson, 76, of Virgie, died Tuesday, April 4, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 7, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Emogene Staton, 63, of Edgarton, Michigan, died Tuesday, April 14, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 8, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ruby E. Thornbury, 79, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ruth Branham Anderson Velat, 76, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 6, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 8, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Billy Joe Webb, 57, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Wednesday, April 5, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Emma Sue Simon Webb. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

April 12, 2000

Jerome Damron, 76, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Clemia Billiter Smith, 82, of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, April 6. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 8, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Robert Dave Thacker, 76, of Mouthcard, died Thursday, April 6, in the Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Belcher Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

April 14, 2000

Jesse James Coleman, 54, of Shelbiana, died Sunday, April 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 12, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Betty Lou Coleman Stiltner, 66, of Harman, Virginia, died Friday, April 8, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Willie Stiltner. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 11, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Robert Bates, 69, of Virgie, died Sunday, April 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 11, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Pauline T. Jones, 76, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, April 10. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 12, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Fern Carr, 62, of Wytheville, Virginia, formerly of Burnwell, died Monday, April 10, at the Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Clinton Gene Hurley, 58, of Phelps, died Saturday, April 8, at the Williamson West Virginia Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 12, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Garnett Marie Stiltner Justice, 71, of Phyllis, died Sunday, April 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 12, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Kilton Brooks Belcher, 61, of Mouthcard, died Friday, April 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 2, under the direction of the Bailey Funeral Home.

Faye Belcher, 69, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, April 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 12, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Edna Potter Ramey, 89, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, April 9, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 11, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

April 16, 2000

Mincic Lou Creasy Mahon, 1 6, of Belo, West Virginia, died Sunday, April 9, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 12, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Nannie M. Huddle May, 89, of North Matewan, West Virginia, died Wednesday, April 12, in South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 15, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Francis A. Scott, 58, of Winchester, formerly of Pike County, died Tuesday, April 11, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 14, under the direction of Scobee Funeral Home, Winchester.

Gary Taylor, 52, of Phelps, died Tuesday, April 11, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Glemis Kellione Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 15, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bill Newsome, 77, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 1 " Funeral arrangements were under the direc- tion of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Mary Madgealene Wheeler, 78, of Florence, formerly of Mouthcard, died Wednesday, April 12. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 15, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Mary McCown, 93, of Bristol, Tennessee, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, April 13, at Wellmont Hospice House, Bristol. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 16, 1 p.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Nell Branham Thacker, 82, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, April 13, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 15, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Aleisha Leighanne Jude, 12, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, April 12, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 15, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

April 19, 2000

Bill Newsome, 77, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Danny K. Blankenship, 47, of Thacker, West Virginia, died Wednesday, April 12, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 16, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson, West Virginia.

Velcie Coleman May, 93, of Regina, died Thursday, April 13, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 16, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Clinard David Skeens, 74, of Maxie, Virginia, died Friday, April 14, at the Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 17, under the direction of ShortridgeRamey Funeral Home, Grundy.

Shirley Ann Owens, 60, of Mouthcard, died Tuesday, April 11, at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Charles Edward Owens. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 13, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

LoRayne Dingess, 79, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, April 14, at Thomas Memorial Hospital in Charleston, West Virginia. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Weaver Mortuary in Williamson.

April 21, 2000

Alpha Fields, 95, of Phelps, died Tuesday, April 18, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bailey Hager, 79, of Sidney, died Monday, April 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jackie Eagle, 62, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 15, at Central Baptist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ostel Smith, 80, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Monday, April 17, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Denzil Willard Young, 46, of Canada, died Thursday, April 13:' He is survived by his wife, Kathy) Haynes Young. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 17, under direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Mildred Slone, 76, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, April 14, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 19, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Pauline Syck Price, 69, died Monday, March 20. She is survived by her husband, Eugene C. Price. Funeral services were private, and under the direction of Donald A. Faulhaber Funeral Home.

Conley Tackett, 70, of Virgie, died Sunday, April 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Elder J.C. Tackett, 69, of Inkster, Michigan, formerly of Virgie, died Saturday, April 15, at the Anapolis Hospital in Wayne. Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 18, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Josephine Phillips, 89, of Piketon, Ohio, died Sunday, April 16, at the Pleasant Hill Manor in Piketon. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 19, under the direction of Botkin Funeral Home.

Clarence E. Booth, 84, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Sunday, April 16, at St. Mary's Hospital in Hun tington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of West Williamson. West Virginia.

Buford Lonnie Wood, 74, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, April 18. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Burris Wood. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 21, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

April 23, 2000

Chris Hall, 89, a resident at the Mingo Manor Nursing Home, Williamson, West Virginia, died Monday, April 17, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Private services were held and arrangements were under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson.

Alpha Fields, 95, of Phelps, died Tuesday, April 18, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 21, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Harrison Dempsey, 80, of Morrice, Michigan, died Tuesday, April 11, at Memorial Healthcare Center in Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Charlene Dotson Dempsey. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 14, under the direction of Watkins Brothers Funeral Home.

Vilice Mullins, 76, of Dorton, died Tuesday, April 18, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Buford Lonnie Wood, 74, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, April 18. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Burris Wood. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 21, under DeAnna Faith Fronto, infant daughter of Deano Adam and Jackie Bush Fronto of Pikeville, was stillborn Wednesday, April 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Friday, April 21, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Gary Richard Hylton, 49, of Ashcamp, died Tuesday, April 18, on Elkhorn Creek, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 22, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of Elkhorn City. 

April 26, 2000

Helen Geneva Balthis, 68, of Roanoke, Virginia, died Thursday, April 20. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 24, in the Salem Wesleyan Church, under the direction of Oakey's Funeral Services-North Chapel or Roanoke.

Ronald R. Broden, 77, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, April 19, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 22, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home of Gaylord.

Helen Saleeba Cantees, 78, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, April 21, at her home. Funeral services were under the direction of Weaver Mortuary.

Alliene Francis, 71, of Varney died Thursday, April 20, a Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She i survived by her husband, Jame Troy Francis. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 23, unde the direction of J.W. Call & Soy Funeral Home.

Anthony Howell, 95, formerly of the Millard area, died Friday April 21, at Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 23, under the direc tion of J.W. Call & Son Funera Home.

Blanche Irene Blackburn Justice, 85, of Richmond, died Thursday, April 20, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Vinettie Martin, 77, of Beaver, died Thursday, April 20, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 23, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Mary Elizabeth Woods, 87, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 24, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

April 28, 2000

Rick Lucas, 37, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 22, in Winchester, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was president of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home and chairman of the board of Christ Central School. He is survived by his wife, Connie Ratliff Lucas. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

David Ralph Mollett, 81, of Feds Creek, died Tuesday, April 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Della Mae Skeens Mollett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 28, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Joe Adkins, 57, of Shelby Township, Michigan, died Monday, April 24, in Warren, Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Joan Deaton Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 28, under the direction of William Sullivan & Son Funeral Home.

Danny D. Ratliff, 73, of Hamilton, Ohio, died Monday, April 24, at Fort Hamilton Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Kay Kilby Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 28, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Shelby Gene Trogden, 62, of Virgie, died Saturday, April 22. He is survived by his wife, Lola Mae Holbrook Trogden. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Anita Bartley, 74, of Pikeville, died Monday, April 24. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 26, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Don Wes "Duck" Ratliff, 63, o1 Grundy, Virginia, died Saturday April 22, in Clark County, the resullt of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by hi! wife, Margaret Hagerman Ratliff Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mildred Irene Bartley Hannon, 69, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, April 22, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek. She is survived by her husband, James Hannon. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 25, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

April 30, 2000

Hazel Sally Sturgill Hamilton, 85, of Island Creek, died Tuesday, April 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 29, 1, p.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Virgil Clevinger, 64, of Belcher, died Wednesday, April 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 29, at I I a.m., under the direction of the Bailey Funeral Home.

Rick Lucas, 37, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 22, at Winchester. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 26, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Joe Adkins, 57, of Shelby Township, Michigan, a native of Penny, died Monday, April 24, at Bi-County Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 28, under the direction of William Sullivan & Son Funeral Home.

May 3, 2000

Faye Virginia Gilliam Hobson, 73, Pikeville native, of Whitehouse, Tennessee, died Thursday, April 27, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lola M. Baldwin Morris, 61, of Winchester, formerly of Detroit, died Tuesday, April 25, at the Winchester Center for Health and Rehabilitation. She is survived by her husband, Glenn Morris. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, May 6, at Emmanuel General Baptist Church, Allen Park, Michigan.

Bobby Robinette, 50, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 28, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sonja Thompson Robinette. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 1, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Lucretia Sheppard, 32, of Lenore, West Virginia, died Thursday, April 27, in the Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 30, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.Faye Virginia Gilliam Hobson, 73, Pikeville native, of Whitehouse, Tennessee, died Thursday, April 27, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lola M. Baldwin Morris, 61, of Winchester, formerly of Detroit, died Tuesday, April 25, at the Winchester Center for Health and Rehabilitation. She is survived by her husband, Glenn Morris. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, May 6, at Emmanuel General Baptist Church, Allen Park, Michigan.

Bobby Robinette, 50, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 28, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sonja Thompson Robinette. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 1, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Lucretia Sheppard, 32, of Lenore, West Virginia, died Thursday, April 27, in the Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 30, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home. 

Frankie Hardin, 84, of Cicero, Illinois, formerly of Freeburn, died Thursday, April 27, at LaGrange Community Hospital in LaGrange, Illinois. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 30, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Jim Helvey, 62, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, April 27, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 30, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Minda L. Damron, 74, Pike County native, of Plymouth, Michigan, died Thursday, April 27, at IHS of Michigan at Riverbend. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 2, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Dewey Earlen Collett, 69, of Salyersville, died Sunday, April 23, at , the Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital, in West Liberty. He is survived by his wife, Gathel Louise Allen Collett. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 26, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Katherine Meek, 85, of Salyersville, died Monday, April 24, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, in Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 25, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home

Dorsey Lemaster, 67, o Salyersville, died Thursday, Apri 20. He is survived by his wife Loretta Caudill Lemaster. Funera services were conducted Sunday April 23, under the direction o Salyersville Funeral Home.

Mitchell Gullett, 88, Magog County native, of Reesville, Ohio died Saturday, April 15, at
Cincinnati hospital. He is survives by his wife, Stella Heineman Gullett. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 18 under the direction of Littleton Funeral Home.

Lorena Jenkins, 75, o Salyersville, died Saturday, Apri 22, at the Salyersville Health Carp Center, in Salyersville. Funera services were conducted Monday April 24, under the direction of Salyersville Funeral Home.

Adam Watson Jr., 69, Magoffin County native, of Ironton, Ohio died Wednesday, April 12, at an Ashland, hospital. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Marie Williamson Watson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday April 16, under the direction o1 Phillips Funeral Home.

Goldie Wills, 57, of Jackson, Ohio, died Monday, April 17, at a Gallipolis Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 20, under the direction of Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home.

Grace Howard, 94, Salyersville native, died Thursday, April 13, at a Waverly, Ohio hospital's emergency room. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 16, under the direction of Howe Wheeler Boyer Hornback Funeral Home.

May 5, 2000

Louella "Chick" Stiltner Ratliff, 69, of Lookout, died Saturday, April 29, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 2, under the direction of the Bailey Funeral Home.

James Glen Goff, 62, of Shelbiana, died Saturday, April 29, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Erva Jean Chaney Goff. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ronnie Gene Hall, 47, of Fraser, Michigan, formerly of Virgie, died Sunday, April 30, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 4, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Mary "Lou" Bevins Hatmaker

May 7, 2000

Edith Pearl Kimberlain Lawson, 83, of Pikeville, died Monday, May 1, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 4, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Dover May, 74, of Pinsonfork, died Tuesday, May 2, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. He is survived by his wife, Lillian May. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Nellie Mae Collier Fleming, 92, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, May 3, in Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 6, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Sally West, 80, Pike County native, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 3, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Perry T. Hall, 77, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, May 3. He is survived by his wife, Irene Stapleton Hall. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 5, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Magdalene Crase, 68, of Matewan, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 3, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Julia "Midge" Powers, 73, of Moneta, Virginia, died Tuesday, May 2, in Moneta. She is survived by her husband, Victor Powers. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 5, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Darlies Juanita Carter, 21, of Belo, West Virginia, died Tuesday, May 2, at Kermit, West Virginia, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 5, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, West Virginia.

Genorna M. Browning, 69, of Musick, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 3, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 6, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton, West Virginia.

May 10, 2000

Ralph Yost, 82, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, May 4. at Williamson Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nell Maynard Yost. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 7, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary.

Tommy Eugene Burgess, 30, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 5, in Bourbon County, the results of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Keva Denise Johnson Burgess. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 8, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

John S. Chaffins, 80, of Big Rock, Virginia, died Thursday, May 4, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 8. under the direction of Shoridge Ramey Funeral Home, Grundy.

Edgar Dillon Jr., 56, of Borderland, West Virginia, died Thursday, May 4, in the Charleston Area Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Patricia McWaters Dillon. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 7, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary, Williamson.

Ernest Justice, 81, of Powells Creek, died Friday, May 5, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Norma McGirr Justice. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 7, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel.

John H. Justice, .81, of Shelbiana, died Friday, May 5, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Justice. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 7, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Mary Adkins Smallwood, 85, of Pikeville. died Friday, May 5. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 8, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Bernie E. Thacker, 89, of Steele, formerly of Red Creek, died Friday, May 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 8, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Jack Venters, 77, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 5, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Madalyn Coleman Venters. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

May 14, 2000

Pearlie Irene Kelly, 61, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 5. She is survived by her husband, Elmer Kelly. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Billie M. Lewis Branham, 83, of Altoona, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Branham. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 13, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel, Justiceville.

Daisy E. Grimmett, 66, of Newtown, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 10, at Charleston, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Harvey Grimmett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 12, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan, West Virginia.

Minnie Patton Combs, 92, of Chapmansville, West Virginia, died Friday, April 28, at Boone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Danville, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 1, under the direction of Evans Funeral Home, Chapmansville.

May 17, 2000

Billie M. Lewis Branham, 83, of Altoona, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Branham. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 13, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel.

Walter Tackett, 65, of Caney Highway, died Friday, May 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 15, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Cora Mims Sanders, 96, of Ecorse, Michigan, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, May 11, in Riverview Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 15, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

John Fleming, 83, of Shelbiana, died Friday, May 12, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 15, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

May 19, 2000

Andy J. Emody, 86, of South Williamson, died Friday, May 12, in the Intensive Care Unit at South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 15, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Charlene Hunt, 56, of Vinton, Ohio, formerly of Kimper, died Saturday, May 13, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Zettie Kate Chaney, 87, of Pikeville, died Monday, May 15, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel, Justiceville.

Roy Tackett, 73, of Little Robinson Creek, died Sunday, May 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Flora Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jack Parsons, 52, of Lexington, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, May 12, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Linda Messenger Parsons. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 16, under the direction of Kerr Brothers Funeral Home.

Richard Cameron "Cam" "Cuz" Cantrell, 18, of Georgetown, formerly of Elkhorn Creek, died Sunday, May 14, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jonathan Wright, 25, of Dorton, died Sunday, May 14, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 18, under the direction of Lucas & Home Funeral Home.

Douglas Robinson, 76, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, May 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ruby "Tootsie" Gibson Robinson, Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ida Joyce Rose Wallace, 56, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, May 13, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Wallace. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 16, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Gregory Byrd, 46 of Shelbiana, died Sunday, May 14. He is survived by his wife, Sprylet Byrd. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 17, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Kenis Spears, 88, of Shelbiana, died Tuesday, May 16, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mattie Kinney Spears. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Darryel Hurley, 60, of Phyllis, died Tuesday, May 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ruby L. Hopkins, 61, of Detroit, formerly of Bowling Fork, died Tuesday, , May 16, at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. Funeral arrangements are under the.direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

May 21, 2000

Darrell Hurley, 60, of Phyllis, died Tuesday, May 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Beulah Funk Hurley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mable Prater, 77, of Phelps, formerly of Paw Paw, died Tuesday, May 16, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 20, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Darlene Carter Given, 44, of South Williamson, died Wednesday, May 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey William Given. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 20, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Virgie "Bee" Magner, 76, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, formerly of Virgie, died Monday, May 15, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 19, under the direction of Sloans Funeral Home.

Clayton William Hannon, 85, of Rockhouse, died Tuesday, May 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ollie Coleman Harmon. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 19, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ruby L. Hopkins, 60, of Detroit, formerly of Bowling Fork, died Tuesday, May 16, at the Henry Ford Hospital in Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 20, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

May 24, 2000

Cora New, 79, of Majestic, died Friday, May 19, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 22, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Homer Rowe, 78, of Lookout, died Thursday, May 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Gracie Branham Rowe. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 21, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Pearl Anderson, 78, of Dorton, died Saturday, May 20, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James Bentley, 56, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 19. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Ann Ingle Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 22, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

James W. Greer, 77, of Frankfort, died Friday, May 19, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 22, under the direction of LeCompteJ ohnson-Taylor Funeral Home.

Edith Johnson Smith Scott, 83, of McAndrews, died Friday, May 19, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 21, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Meda Chafin, 84, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 20, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Sarah Louise Emmett, 74, of Prestonsburg, formerly of Meta, died Thursday, May 18, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Charles G. Emmett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 20, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Michael E. Moore, 30, of Louisa, died Friday, May 19, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 23, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Billy Lee Smith, 49, of Georgetown, died Friday, May 19. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 23, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

May 26, 2000

Clay Eugene Charles, 62, of Ashcamp, died Sunday, May 21, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sue Kelly Charles. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

James Bentley, 56, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 19. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Ann Ingle Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 22, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Edgar Nathan (E.N.) Venters, 86, of Pikeville, died Sunday, May 21, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Betsy Kirk Venters. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Darnell Edmonds Irick, 64, of Betsy Layne, died Saturday, May 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral

Dorothy Johnson, 65, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Saturday, May 20, in the Skilled Nursing Facilty at South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Monroe Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 23, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson, West Virginia.

Allene K. "Maw" Hamilton, 75, of Ashcamp, died Sunday, May 21, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

David Coleman Jr., 73, of Pikeville, died Monday, May 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 25, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Chuckie Bryon Eldridge, 34, of Phelps, died Monday, May 22, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 26, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

Columbus Carroll, 78, of Shelbiana, died Monday, May 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Hopkins Carroll. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

John Wesley Moore, 64, of Sulfur Creek, West Virginia, died Monday, May 22, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were scheduled for Sunday, May 28, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

May 28, 2000

Rev. Marvin E. Hylton Jr., 29, of Hellier, died Tuesday, May 23, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Freda Bartley Hylton. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Brenda Fern Looney Damron,
52, of Harless Creek, died Tuesday, May 23, at Stanton, the result of injuries sustained in an autombile accident. She is survived by her husband, Nelson Damron. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.Colbert Darnell Jr., 75, of Chesapeake, West Virginia, died Sunday, May 21, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lois Darnell. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24, under the direction of Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home.

Columbus Carroll, 78, of Shelbiana, died Monday, May 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Hopkins Carroll. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Duran France, 70, of Pikeville; died Wednesday, May 24, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Arlene Drake France. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Freelin Marcum, 62, of Oak Hill, Ohio, formerly of Hatfield, died Wednesday, May 24, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Burnett Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 27, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

May 31, 2000

Alva Bartley, 91, of Mallory, West Virginia, formerly of Ashcamp, died Friday, May 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Rosa B. Long, 88, of Virgie, died Friday, May 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 28, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Truman Ramey, 54, of Mouthcard, died Friday, May 26, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Nola Brown Ramey. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 29, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Harriet Wampler Raney, 91, of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 25, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 29, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Esmer "Duck" Robinson, 80, of Greasy Creek, died Friday, May 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Bulah Mae Coleman Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 29, under the direction of the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

James Wolford, 82, of Phelps, died Thursday, May 25, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Home, Phelps. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 28, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

June 2, 2000

Joe Edward Billiter, 72, of Turkey Creek, died Monday, May 29, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Dare Deskins Billiter. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 31, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Howard Coburn, 84, of Huddy, died Sunday, May 28, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 31, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Burgess Blankenship, 77, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Friday, May 26, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital Intensive Care Unit. He is survived by his wife, Alma Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 29, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Pansy Justice, 87, of Canada, died Saturday, May 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 30, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Bonnie D. Dishman, 61, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, died Saturday, May 27, in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 29, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Tina Clevinger Adkins, 87, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, May 28, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 31, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Hershell Dean Clark, 65, of Pikeville, died Saturday, May 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Mae Layne Clark. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Bessie C. Pauley, 93, a resident at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Douglas, formerly of Sidney, died Tuesday, May 30, at Parkview. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 2, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

John Allen Parsons, 41, of Sacramento, California, died Tuesday, May 23. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, June 2, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

June 4, 2000

Emogene Tackett Potter, 78, of Jenkins, died Wednesday, May 31, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 2, in the Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Bernice Isom, 80, of McCarr, died Thursday, June 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 4, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Maureen Elizabeth Robinson, 47, of Brushy, was dead on arrival at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital Emergency Room, Monday, May 29, following a long illness. A memorial service was conducted Friday, June 2, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Danny Wayne Burchett, 51, of Robinson Creek, died Monday, May 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services .were conducted Friday, June 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home

June 9, 2000

Sollie Compton, 83, of Pikeville' died Monday, June 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, June Compton. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 7, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Arthur Dotson, 76, of Paw Paw, died Saturday, June 3, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Lula Mae Estep Dotson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 5, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Eddie Dean Layne Sr., 65, of Caney Creek, died Sunday, June 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Maynard Layne. Memorial services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James McHale Waller, 71, of Branhams Creek, died Tuesday, June 6, at his home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Cathy Ann Fouch, 38, of Lexington, formerly of Delbarton, West Virginia, died Sunday, June 4, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Ronnie Fouch. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 7, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

June 11, 2000

Lonnie Daugherty Sr., 87, of Phelps, died Tuesday, June 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jettie Sullivan Daugherty. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 9, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Lexie Adkins, 88, of Virgie, died Tuesday, June 6, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 8, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Pluma Norman, 81, of Vinton, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 7, at the Holzer Senior Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of Moore Funeral Home of Vinton.

Richard Oakley Hamilton,
80, of Grundy, Virginia, died Tuesday, June 6. Graveside services were conducted Friday, June 9, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Ella Owens Ratliff, 91, of Belcher, died Wednesday, June 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Edith Tackett Akers, 75, of Melvin, died Wednesday, June 7. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Earl Dean Rowe, 43, of New Tazewell, Tennessee, formerly of Lookout, died Wednesday, June 7, at St. Mary's Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee. He is survived by his wife, Gwendlyn Thacker Rowe. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Vivian Sue Ratliff Pullin, 76, of Columbus, Ohio, died Thursday, June 1, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 7, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

June 14, 2000

Dottie Keene, 66, of Pikeville, died Thursday, June 8, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Lowell E. Keene. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Jacquelin Belcher, 76, of Sulligent, Alabama, died Wednesday, June 7, in Tupelo, Mississippi. She is survived by her husband, Jack Belcher. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 9, and burial was in the Gilmer Addition of the Sulligent City Cemetery.

Curtis Coleman, 86, of Largo, Florida, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, June 8. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Earl Dean Rowe, 50, of New Tazewell, Tennessee, died Wednesday, June 7, at St. Mary's Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Roxie E. Smith, 69, of Alley Branch, died Thursday, June 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson, West Virginia.

Theola Honaker, 64, of Pikeville, died Saturday, June 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

June 16, 2000

Marvin Newsome, 55, of Booker Fork Road, died Tuesday, June 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 15, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Lawrence Salmons, 78, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Saturday, June 10, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson. He is survived by his wife, Ida Hammond Salmons. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Kenneth Gene Freeman, 18, of Feds Creek, died Monday, June 12, in Elkhorn City. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 16, 11 a.m., at the Feds Creek Baptist Church, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

June 18, 2000

Alvonia "Vickie" Beam, 62, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, June 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Freddy Ray Bowling, 55, of Caney Creek, died Wednesday, June 14, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Bowling. Funeral servics were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ellen Pauline Coleman Cecil, 76, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, June 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Michael Dan Funk, 59, of Phelps, died Tuesday, June 13, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Jane Spencer Funk. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James Vernoy Horne, 85, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, June 14, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Eula Keene Horne. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Montward Justice, 74, of Shelbiana, died Thursday, June 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Joan Justice. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chanel.

Joel R. "Sammy" Matney, 64, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, June 13, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 16, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Elwood Norman, 67, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, June 12, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Janice Rose Ratliff Norman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 15, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

June 21, 2000

Sada Dale, 67, of Phelps, died Thursday, June 15, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Charles Earl Dale. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 18, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Kermit Thomas Kilgore, 21, of Shelbiana, died Thursday, June 15. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 19, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Hall Roberts, 97, of Daytona, Beach, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 18. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of JW. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Hazel Akers, 79, of Madison, West Virginia, died Wednesday, June 14. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 18, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Alvonia "Vickie" Beam, 62, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, June 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

June 23, 2000

Maxie Robinson Hess, 88, of Mouthcard, died Sunday, June 18, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 21, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ruth Lillian Flanary, 59, of Little Robinson Creek, died Sunday, June 18, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Alvonia "Vickie" Beam, 62, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, June 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Robert L. Robinson Sr., 74, of Turkey Creek, died Monday, June 19, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ora Blackburn Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jesse Elmo "Mo" Sagraves, 48, of Millard, died Tuesday, June 20, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Edward E. "Big Ed" Dotson, 86, of Phelps, died Tuesday, June 20, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 23, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Clay Edward Holloway Jr., infant, died Tuesday, June 20. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Rev. Samie Adkins, 87, of Huntington, Indiana, died Thursday, June 1, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ivy Allen Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 5, under the direction of Hart Funeral Home.

Annie Chapman, 77, of Kimper, died Saturday, June 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 13, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Theola Honaker, 67, of Pikeville, died Saturday, June 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Frank Huffman, 87, of ikeville, died Friday, June 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, June 10, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Carl "Big Un" Wright, 43, of Whiting, Indiana, formerly of Pike County, died Monday, June 12, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sandy Wright. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, June 15, under the direction of Owens Funeral Home.

June 25, 2000

Clay Edward Holloway Jr., infant son of Clay Edward Holloway and Stephanie Johnson, died Tuesday, June 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, June 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jessie Elzie Thacker, 71, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, June 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Noma Conway Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 24, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Virginia France, 63, of Edgarton, West Virginia, died Wedneday, June 21. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 24, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Joan Scarberry, 73, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Turkey Creek, died Thursday, June 22, at her home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry.

Hassel Ray, 65, of Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek, died Wednesday, June 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 24, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

June 28, 2000

Mary Beth Hamilton Boyd, 82, of Feds Creek, died Friday, June 23, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Millard "Brad'' Coleman Jr., 70, of Marrowbone Creek Road, died Thursday, June 22, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 24, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Hassel Ray, 65, of Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek, died Wednesday, June 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 24, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Chalmer "Ray" Rice, 65, of Freeburn, died Friday, June 23, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Zetta Rice. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ray R. Thornbury, 85, died Friday, June 23, in the Russell County (Va.) Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Esther Belcher Thornbury. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 25, under the direction of Combs Funeral Service.

Joan Scarberry, 73, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Turkey Creek, died Thursday, June 22, at her home. She is survived by her husband. Eddie Scarberry. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 25, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

June 30, 2000

Hester Mullins, 79, of Ashcamp, died Saturday, June 24, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Evelene Bartley, 78, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, June 24, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 28, under the direction of Bailey ,funeral Home.

Gay E. Adkins, 86, of Titusville, Florida, died Saturday, June 24. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

William Mack Lester, 13, of Pikeville, died Sunday, June 25, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Nancy Karen Layne Holderman, 44, of Springfield, died Saturday, June 24, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Holderman. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 27, under the direction of Carey & Son Funeral Home.

Gladys Scarberry Sargent, 69, of Hurley, Virginia, died Sunday, June 25, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Green Sargent. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 28, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Walter Pershing Nance, 80, of Lexington, formerly of Pikeville, died Saturday, June 24, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Nell Ruth Morris Nance. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 27, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Erma Lee Smith Ramey, 65, of Mouthcard, died Saturday, June 24, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

July 2, 2000

Ada Mae Watson, 66, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died June 27 at the South Williamson Appalachina Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral services were Friday, June 30, in the Weaver Mortuary Chapel.

July 5, 2000

Elster Belcher, 71, of Roanoke, Virginia, formerly of Belcher, died June 29, at his home. Funeral services were July 3 in Oakey's North Chapel of Roanoke.

Mae Blackburn Church, 79, of Ransom, died June 30, at her home. Funeral services were July 3 in the Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church.

Gordon Coleman, 71, of Robinson Creek, died July 1, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were July 3, in the Lucas & Hall Funeral Home Chapel.

Rennie Burchett Slone, 80, of Meathouse Road, Canada, died June 30, at his home. Funeral ser vices were July 3, in the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel.

Wilson Varney, 58, of Meta, died June 28, at his home. Funeral services were July 1, in the Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

July 7, 2000


Eva Lucille Caudill Keathley, 90, of Franklin, North Carolina, died Ffday, June 30, at her home. Funeral services were July 3 in North Carolina.

Nancy Opal Thacker, 47, of River Hurricane, died Friday, June 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were July 3, in the Community Funeral Home Chapel.

Beulah J. Keith, 67, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died July 2 at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were July 5, in the Weaver Mortuary Chapel.

Della Ann Williamson, 56, of Catonsville, Maryland, formerly of Stone, died June 29, at her home. Funeral services were July 5, in the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel.

Teddy Bruce Damron, 43, of Hellier, died July 2, at his home. Funeral services were July 5, at Poor Bottom Freewill Baptist Church, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Perry Bartley, 86, of Morristown, Tennessee, formerly of Elkhorn City, died July 1, at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were July 3, in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel.

Green Sargent, 80, of Hurley, Virginia, died July 1, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy. Funeral services were July 4, at Mill Fork Freewill Baptist Church, under direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Hazel Gibson, 77, of Shelbiana, died June 30, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in West Virginia. Funeral services were July 4, in the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

July 9, 2000

William Thomas "Tommy" McCown, 78, of Pikeville, owner of Veterans Cab, died July 2 at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were July 6 at Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Sterl Scott, 70, of East Williamson, West Virginia, formerly of Pike County, died July 4, at his home. Funeral services were July 7, at Rogers Funeral Home Chapel.

William Freddie Scott, 54, of Raccoon, died July 3 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were July 7 at Lucas & Hall Funeral Home Chapel.

Billy Keathley, 69, of Little Creek, died July 5, at King's Daughters' Hospital in Ashland. Funeral services were July 7 at Lucas & Hall Funeral Home Chapel.

Hubert Robinette, 73, of Stopover, died July 6 at his home. Funeral services were July 8 at Stopover Church of God, under direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

July 12, 2000

Ruthie Newsome, 70, of Virgie, died Friday, July 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Matthew McIntosh, 73, of Gosport, Indiana, died Thursday, July 6. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Kay McIntosh. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 9, under the direction of Whitaker Funeral Home. Graveside services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Audrey Daniels Slabaugh, 62, of Columbus, Ohio, died October 9, 1998. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 12, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Russell Ratliff, 92, of Phelps, died Friday, July 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Vick Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

Estil Elkins, 79, of Douglas Parkway, died Wednesday, July 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jewel Phillips Elkins. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 9, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Hattie Mae Younce, 52, of Shelbiana, died Thursday, July 6, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 8, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Bobbie A. Hughes, 72, of Phelps, died Thursday, July 6. at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

July 16, 2000

Grace Dillon, 92, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Monday, July 10, in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday,, July 14, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Homer Stewart, 67, of Denton, Texas, died Thursday, May 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Cora Beatrice Stewart. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 30, under the direction of DeBerry Funeral Home.

Nell Lowe Howell, 87, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, July 11, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ella Mae Nichols Parsons, 94, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, July 12, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 15, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Lucille Hatfield, 55, of Wayne, West Virginia, died Tuesday, July 11, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Earl Hatfield. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 14, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Edith Mattingly, 64, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Pike County, died Wednesday, July 12. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 15, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Lois Akers Hall Mullins, 66, of Caney Highway, died Thursday, July 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Carl Mullins. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 16, at 2 p.m., rider the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ronald Lee Riley Jr., 28, of Huntington, West Virginia, formerly of Shelbiana, died Thursday, July 13, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 15, under the direction of. Justice Funeral Services.

July 14, 2000

Mattie Louise Taylor, 77, of McCarr, died Saturday, July 8, at South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 11, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan.

Ida Lee Burgett, 73, of Hatfield, died Saturday, July 8, at her home. She is survived by her husband, William Burgett Sr. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 11, in the Weaver Mortuary Chapel, Weaver Mortuary of Williamson, West Virignia.

Paul Edward Runyon, 63, of Sophia, North Carolina, died Friday, July 7, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lynda H. Runyon. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Julian Owens, 81, of Belcher, died Saturday, July 8, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Eloise Kellermann, 79, Pike County native, of Ocala, Florida, died Saturday, July 8, at Sterling House in Ocala. She is survived by her husband, Herman "Hank" Kellermann. Funeral services were under the direction of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services.

Cloyd Sowards, 78, of Shelbiana, died Saturday, July 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Susie Woodward Sowards. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Olva Gene Stanley, 61, of Canada, died Saturday, July 8, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Margaret O'Bryan Stanley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 12, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Maxie Tibbs, 87, of Pikeville, died Sunday, July 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 12, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Edna Jane Rowe, 86, of Paynesville, West Virginia, died Sunday, July 9, at a Grundy Virginia hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 12, under the direction of Virginia Funeral Home.

Nell Lowe Howell, 87, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, July 11, at her home. Arrrangements are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Grace Dillon, 92, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Monday, July 10, in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 13, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Martha Fitch Stotridge, 78, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Tuesday, July 11, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 13, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Imal Blanche Bevins, 86, of Turkey Creek, died Monday, July 10, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Joyce Ann Banks, 56, of Right Fork of Greasy Creek, died Monday, July 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 14, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Ruthie Newsome, 70, of Virgie, died Friday, July 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 10, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

July 16, 2000

Grace Dillon, 92, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Monday, July 10, in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 14, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Homer Stewart, 67, of Denton, Texas, died Thursday, May 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Cora Beatrice Stewart. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 30, under the direction of DeBerry Funeral Home.

Nell Lowe Howell, 87, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, July 11, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ella Mae Nichols Parsons, 94, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, July 12, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 15, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Lucille Hatfield, 55, of Wayne, West Virginia, died Tuesday, July 11, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Earl Hatfield. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 14, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Edith Mattingly, 64, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Pike County, died Wednesday, July 12. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 15, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Lois Akers Hall Mullins, 66, of Caney Highway, died Thursday, July 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Carl Mullins. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 16, at 2 p.m., nder the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ronald Lee Riley Jr., 28, of Huntington, West Virginia, formerly of Shelbiana, died Thursday, July 13, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 15, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

July 19, 2000

Rosalene Curry, 66, of Delbarton, West Virginia, died Friday, July 14, at the Charleston Area Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 17, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton.

Estie Hensley, 74, of Kimper, died Saturday, July 15. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lexie Estelle Johnson, 83, of Virgie, died Thursday, July 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Quincy J. Milem Sr., 94, of South Point, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 12, at River Valley Health Sysems Extended Care. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 14, in the Okeefe Baker Funeral Home. Arrangements were under the direction of Okeefe Baker Funeral Home, Iron, Ohio.

Magaline Dotson, 60, of Jamboree, died Monday, July 17, 2000, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Wilburn Mullins, 62, of Pikeville, died Monday, July 17, 2000, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Letha Sword Little, 73, of Lincoln Park, Michigan, died Sunday, July 16,. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Lois Akers Hall Mullins, 66, of Caney Highway, died Thursday, July 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Vernon Slone, 76, of Jamboree, died Thursday, July 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 16, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Bobby Lee Thomas, 62, of South Williamson, died Thursday, July 13, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Thomas. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 16, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Brenda Gail "Boo Boo" White, 44, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Friday, July 14, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Alonzo White. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

July 21, 2000

Estie Williams Hensley, 74, of Kimper, died Saturday, July 15, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 18, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Anthony Hatfield, 45, of Ransom, died Monday, July 17, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Golda Loraine Phillips Griffith, 82, of McAndrews, died Saturday, July 15, at the Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Mildred June Haynes McCoy, 71, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Sunday, July 16, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Morgan McCoy. Funeral sevices were conducted Wednesday, July 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Glen Edward Pack Sr., 52, of Turkey Creek, died Friday, July 14, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Harriet Jean Williams Pack. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 18, under the direciton of Rogers Funeral Home.

Bill Alvin Scott, 43, of Richmond, formerly of Ransom, died Friday, July 14, at the Pattie A. Clay Hospital, Richmond. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Dotson Scott. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 18, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Teddy "Ted" Dotson, 59, of Millard, formerly Phelps, died Saturday, July 15,at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 19, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Fonnie Hatfield Norman, 92, of Blackberry Creek, died Saturday, July 15, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services conducted Wednesday, July 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ted Miller, 66, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Saturday, July 15, at the Columbus Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Susan Mae Miller. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 18, under the direction of Cook and Son-Pallay Funeral Home, Columbus.

Lee Rogers, son of Nickie and Lora Parsons Rogers of Shelbiana, died Tuesday, July 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, July 21, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ralph Ratliff, 74, of Burlington, North Carolina, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, July 12, at the Alamance Regional Medical Center, Burlington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 16, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Paul Ravene Hunt, 62, of Mouthcard, died Friday, July 14, at the Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Jean Sawyers Hunt. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Delpha Collins, 88, of Regina, died Friday, July 14, at the Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 17, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Mabel Maynard, 83, Pike County native, of Hazel Park, Michigan, died Friday, July 14, in Farminton, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 18, under the direction of William Sullivan Funeral Home.

Letha Sword Little, 73, of Lincoln Park, Michigan, did Sunday, July 16. She is survived by her husband, Tanzel Little. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direction of J.L. Peters Funeral Home, Lincoln Park.

Wilburn Mullins, 62, of Pikeville, died Monday, July 17, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Wenda Lee "Gwen" Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direciton of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ira J. Fouch Sr., 66, of Elk Creek, West Virginia, died Monday, July 17, at the Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 20, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, West Virginia.

Connie Marie Lewis, 81, of Owensboro, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Monday, July 17, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

July 24, 2000

Charles Ernest Chafin, 83, of Ransom, died Thursday, July 20, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Naomi Sword, 67, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, died Tuesday, July 18, at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 21, under the direction of Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home, Worthington, Ohio.

Nobel Wilson Osborne, 83, of Jonancy, died Tuesday, July 18, at Vencor Hospital, Louisville. He is survived by his wife, Nadina Osborne. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Charles D. Sparks, 78, of Carlisle, Pike County native, died Tuesday, July 18, at Nicholas County Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Viola Ball Sparks. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 21, under the direction of Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home.

Shirley Edmonds, 78, of Pikeville, died Thursday, July 20, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Juanita McCoy, 73, of Forest Hills, died Wednesday, July 19, at the Skilled Nursing Facility at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 21, at the Forest Hills Baptist Church, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Warren Stiltner, 77, of Beckley, West Virginia, died Wednesday, July 19, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Beckley. He is survived by his wife, Grace Church Stiltner. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 23, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

July 26, 2000

Carl Gay Ratliff, 64, of Pikeville, died Saturday, July 22, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dolly Eleanor Wright Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Bertha Maude Bennett, 88, of Freeburn, died Thursday, July 20, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 23, under direction of Phelps Funeral Service.

Bailey O. Crider, 82, of Chillicothe, Ohio, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, July 20, at the Chillicothe Nursing and Rehab Center. He is survived by his wife, Nell Ruth Lowe Crider. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 22, under the direction of Ware Funeral Home in Chillicothe.

Shirley Edmonds, 78, of Pikeville, died Thursday, July 20, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Verna Justice, 82, died Saturday, July 22. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Vernon Slone, 76, of Jamboree, died Thursday, July 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Slone. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 16, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services Chapel.

George Harvey Taylor, 86, of Pikeville, died Friday, July 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 24, under the direction of Community Funeral Home, Zebulon.

Phillip Honaker, 62, of Phelps, died Saturday, July 22, at the Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Clifford Lee Akers, 77, of Robinson Creek, died Saturday, July 22, in the Nashville Tennessee VA Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Elswick Akers. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

July 28, 2000

Clifford Lee Akers, 77, of Lavergne, Tennessee, formerly of Robinson Creek, died Saturday, July 22, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Elswick Akers. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ealine Meade Blair, 73, of Steele, died Saturday, July 22, at the Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Michael Dean Coleman a/k/a Randle I. O'Ryan, 41, of Pikeville, died Sunday, July 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

William H. "Bill" Davis Jr., 45, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, July 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Jeana Justice Davis. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Happy Junior Fields, 61, of Blaine, died Monday, July 24, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Kelsie Adkins Fields. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Heston Funeral Home, Louisa.

Phillip "Jimbo" Honaker, 62, of Phelps, died Saturday, July 22, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Verna Justice, 83, of New Tazewell, Tennessee, died Saturday, July 22, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of Justice Chapel.

Marie Davis Latasiewicz, 85, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Monday, July 24, at Pikevlle Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson.

Redford "Haze" Morrison, 76, of Pikeville, died Sunday, July 23, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Carl Gay Ratliff, 64, of Pikeville, died Saturday, July 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dolly Eleanor Wright Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Sarah Oma Sawyers, 68, Phyllis, died Saturday, July 22, at Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City. She is survived by her husband, Paul Sawyers of Grapevine. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 26, under the direction of Community Funeral Home of Zebulon.

Virgil P. Sykes, 88, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, July 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Hillard "Pop-eye" Taylor, 82, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, July 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Wealthy Stiltner Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 24, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Estil Thacker, 78, of Raccoon, died Saturday, July 22, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital emergency room. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 24, under the direction of Community Funeral Home of Zebulon.

Beulah Mae "Booty" Picklesimer, 78, of Bristol, Virginia, native of Pikeville, died Monday, July 24, in Bristol, Virginia. Arrangements are under the direction of Blevins Funeral Home.

July 31, 2000

Ocie Robinson Adkins, 84, of Louisville, formerly of Greasy Creek, died Tuesday, July 25. Graveside services were conducted Friday, July 28, in Louisville.

Ruben Jessie Blizzard, 77, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, July 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Imal Blizzard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 28, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Rev. Edmond Browning, 54, of Mooresville, North Carolina, formerly of Pie, West Virginia, died Tuesday, July 25. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Browning. Funeral srvices were conducted Friday, July 28, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan, West Virginia.

William Randall Hyden, 65, of Hardy, died Monday, July 24, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Beulah Mae "Booty" Picklesimer, 78, of Bristol, Virginia, died Monday, July 24, in Bristol, Virginia. Arrangements were under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Moses Dean Stanley, 20, of Forest Hills, died Tuesday, July 25, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Cindi Stamper Stanley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 29, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jack Edmonds, 61, of Pikeville, died Thursday, July 27, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington,. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Hamilton Edmonds. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

August 2, 2000

Jack Edmonds, 61, of Pikeville, died Thursday, July 27, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Hamilton Edmonds. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Lillian Smallwood Tackett Pope, 76, of Ashland, died Wednesday, July 26, at King's Daughters' Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 29, under the direction of Caniff Funeral Home.

Mae Potter Bennett, 74, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, July 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 30, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Margaret Elizabeth Connor Charles, 84, of Raccoon, died Friday, July 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Dave Charles. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Pauline York Stotridge, 62, of Winco Block, West Virginia, died Friday, July 28, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 31, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home

Clarence Adam Damron, 85, of Fountain City, Tennessee, formerly of Pike County, died Friday, July 28. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Call Damron. Graveside services were conducted Monday, July 31, unde the direction of Mynatt Funeral Home, Knoxville.

James Henry Wright, 53, of Burnwell, died Wednesday, July 26, at the Charleston Area Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Karen Femi Wright. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 29, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary, Williamson.

August 4, 2000

Bobby V. Gibson, 57, of East Shelbiana, died Sunday, July 30, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 1, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Betty J. Bodkin, 67, of Warren, Ohio, formerly of Freeburn, died Thursday, July 27. She is survived by her husband, Leo J. Bodkin. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 31, under the direction of Robert H. Roberts Clark Memorial Home.

Lawrence Bostic, 76, of Kimper, died Monday, July 31, at St. Josephs Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Lee Bostic. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Burva Senters, 86, of Lick Creek, died Sunday, July 30, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Woody Muncy, 56, of Pikeville, died Monday, July 31. He is survived by his wife, Edith Lynch Muncy. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the directon of Community Funeral Home of Zebulon.

Landon Stanley, 76, of Canada, died Monday, July 31, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Pricy Jane May Stanley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Winnie Ann Bishop, 86, of Catlettsburg, formerly of Lick Creek, died Sunday, July 30, at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. She is survived by her husband, Russell Bishop. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Eugene Burke, 71, Pike County native, of Cabazona, California, died Monday, July 24, at San Gorgonis Hospital, Banning, California. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Creamation Society of Hemet, California.

Laura Hunt Blair, 89, of Mount Sterling, formerly of Hunts Branch, died Monday, July 31, at Mary Chiles Hospital, Mount Sterling. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 2, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Shirley Day, 63, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Draffin, died Friday, July 28, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 30, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Wanda L. Baisden, 40, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, died Tuesday, August 1, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, William H. Baisden. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Joyce Marie Adams McCoy, 53, of Regina, died Monday, July 31, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel.

Mae Potter Bennett, 74, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, July 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 30, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Billy G. Justice, 58, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, July 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Anna Rae Murphy Justice. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 31, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Lovell Aden Kirby, 89, of Huddy, died Friday, July 28, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 1, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

August 7, 2000

Lola Mage Trogden, 75, of Mayking, died Sunday, July 31, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ervin James "Bud" Wakeland Jr, 72, a native of Freeburn, of Bluefield, West Virginia, died Thursday, July 27. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 29, under the direction of Dudley Memorial Chapel

Lawrence Bostic, 78, of Kimper, died Monday, July 31, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Lee Bostic. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Joyce Marie Adams McCoy, 53, of Regina, died Monday, July 31, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Margaret Vass Bailey of Stone, formerly of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, August 3, at the home of her niece. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Sherry Chafin, 37, of Ragland, West Virgnia, died Tuesday, August 1, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Chafin. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 4, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Ethel Whitt, 28, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, died Tuesday, August 1. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 4, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Myrtle Shepherd Blackburn, 77, of Whitehall, Ohio, died Tuesday, August 1, at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 4, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Edith Murphy Simpkins, 84, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Wednesday, August 2, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 5, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Jeffrey L. Hunt, 36, of Phyllis, died Wednesday, August 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sheila "Lynn" Stanley Hunt. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 6, 11 a.m., at the Biggs Church of God, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James Coleman, 67, of Bidwell, Ohio, died Wednesday, August 2, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Velma Spencer. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 4, under the direction of McCoy-Moore Funeral Home.

Ireland Kendrick, 55, of Pikeville, died Thursday, August 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Christine Kendrick. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 6, 1 p.m., under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

August 9, 2000

Azzie Osborne, 78, of Waverly, Ohio, died Saturday, July 29, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Gayheart Osborne. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Flossie D. Kendrick Adkins, 59, of Harold, died Thursday, August 3, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Harold L. Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 7, under the direction of Lucas & hall Funeral Home.

Johnda Estelle Davidson, 26, of Huddy, died Wednesday, August 2, on U.S. 119 at Huddy. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Hester Chafin Harmon, 82, of New Town, West Virginia, died Thursday, August 3, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Paul Cortney of Pikeville, died Friday, August 4. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

 August 14, 2000

Paul David Justice, 43, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, August 9, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Lynn Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 12, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jayme Tyler Stanley, infant son of Christopher and Jessica Keene Stanley of Feds Creek, died Tuesday, August 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Maxine Huffman McCrea, 77, of Orange City, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, August 3. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 6, under the direction of Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home.

Alpha Smith, 83, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, August 9, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 12, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Alice Little, 84, of Penny Road, died Wednesday, August 9, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 12, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

James Floyd Stewart, 59, of Rural Bryan, Ohio, died Tuesday, August 9, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 12, under the direction of Grisier Funeral Home.

Frank Andrew Pauley, 79, of Forest Hills, died Wednesday, August 9, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 13, 1 p.m., under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home

Clarence "Boot Jack" Stalker, 81, of Belcher, died Tuesday, August 8, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 11, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Nell A. Nenni, 84, died Tuesday, August 8, at Madison County Hospital, London, Ohio. Arrangements are under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan.

Albert Evans, 63, of Williamson, West Virginia, formerly of Delbarton, West Virginia, died Tuesday, August 8, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Inas Cisco Evans. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 11, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Matewan.

Earl Woodrow Abbott, 86, of Kimper, died Sunday, August 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Vassie Johnson Bryant, 75, of Bowling Fork Road, died Saturday, August 5, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 8, in the Justice Chapel. Arrangements are under direction of Justice Funeral Services.

David Clarke Coleman, 44, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, August 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 9, under the direction of Justice Funeral Chapel.

Paul Raymond Courtney, 63, of Pikeville, died Friday, August 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Novella Hamilton Courtney. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 8, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Joaquine Don Curry, 79, of Varney, W. Va., died Sunday, August 6, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Magalene Brown Curry. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 9, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton.

Irene Estepp, 59, of Matewan, West Virginia, died Saturday, August 5, at the home of her sister, Betty Long, at Red Jacket, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 8, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

George Allen Hensley Jr., one month old, son of George Allen Jr., and LaQuita Clark Hensley, of Turkey Creek, died Saturday, August 5, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, August 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Sylvia Slone Kitchen, 54, died Friday, August 4, at Loris Community Hospital in Loris, South Carolina. She is survived by her husband, Malcolm Edward "Eddie" Kitchen. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 7, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Boonie Ramsey, 50, of Youngstown, Ohio, formerly of Caney, died Saturday, August 5. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, August 8, in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Ohio.

Willard Ray, 64, of Hatfield, died Saturday, August 5, in the Williamson Memorial Hospial. He is survived by his wife, Ernestine Murphy Ray. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Albert Edward "Little Bear" Vipperman II, one month old, son of Albert Eugene and Chi Ellyn Turkovich Vipperman, of Ransom, died Friday, August 4. Graveside services were conducted Monday, August 7, under direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Grover Gillman, 67, of Martin, died Monday, August 7. He is survived by his wife, Earyetta Montgomery Gillman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 10, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

William Ralph Belcher, 80, of Belcher, died Sunday, August 6, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Zelma Ilene Lovelace Belcher. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 10, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Robert Lee Heying, 51, of Pikeville, formerly of Armstrong, Missouri, died Monday, August 7, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia, Missouri. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 10, under the direction of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home, Fayette, Missouri.

James Tyler Stanley, 46-day-old son of Christopher and Jessica Keene Stanley of Feds Creek, died Tuesday, August 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Garieth Randy Trivett, 46, of Bradford, Tennessee, died Thursday, August 3. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 7, under the direction of Hunt Funeral Home, Bradford.

Ruth Hess, 62, of Ragland, West Virginia, died Monday, August 7, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital,. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 10, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton.

Alice Little, 84, of Penny Road, died Wednesday, August 9, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital skilled nursing facility. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 12, under the direction of J.W. Call Funeral Home.

August 16, 2000

Donald Bowling, 56, of Pikeville, died Sunday, August 13, 2000, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lula Nickolson Bowling. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 15, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Vona Sue Billiter, 56, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under direction of Community Funeral Home.

Paris Blackburn, 71, of Sidney, died Thursday, August 10, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Irene Williamson Blackburn. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Willard James Underwood, 78, of Pikeville, died Thursday, August 10. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Underwood. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 14, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Mable Lee Wolford, 70, of Phelps, died Thursday, August 10, at the Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 13, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

August 18, 2000

Donald Bowling, 56, of Pikeville, died Sunday, August 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lula Nickolson Bowling. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 15, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Eugene Burke, 71, of Cabazon, California, died Monday, July 24, at San Gorgonis Hospital, Banning, California. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Creamation Society of Hemet, California.

Nancy Elizabeth Hall McCoy, 98, of Delbarton, West Virginia, died Sunday, August 13, at Logan General Hospital, Logan, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 16, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Laura Jones Smith, 77, of Mosheim, Tennessee, formerly of Freeburn, died Sunday, August 13, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Tonya Hope Worrix, 13 months old, daughter of Ronnie Lee and April Pinson Worrix, of Raccoon, died Saturday, August 12, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 15, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Marvin Cline Jr. of Albion, Michigan, died Sunday, August 13, at Trillium Hospital, Albion. He is survived by his wife, Miggie Jean Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 16, under the direction of George White Funeral Home.

Jessie Justice, 69, a resident at Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Pikeville, died Monday, August 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 16, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Berry Branham Jr., 69, of Robinson Creek, died Sunday, August 13, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Vernie Branham. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Vona Sue Billiter, 56, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 15, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Gene Eric Greer, 60, of Jefferson City, Tennessee, died Thursday, August 3, at Morristown Hamblen Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 4, under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.

August 21, 2000

Jessie Lou Keene, 53, of Shelbiana, died Wednesday, August 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Roger Keene. Funeral services were conduced Thursday, August 17, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel.

Mella Little, 89, of Richmond, formerly of Virgie, died Wednesday, April 16, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 19, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ruby Mae Staton, 70, of Pikeville, died Thursday, August 17, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 20, 2 p.m., under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ada May Anderson, 79, of Phyllis, died Tuesday, August 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 19, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Bowman, 78, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Wednesday, August 16, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 20, at noon, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Roy Vanover, 46, of Edgarton, West Virginia, died Wednesday, August 16. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 19, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan.

August 23, 2000

Betty Jean Slone Pinson, 70, of McAndrews, died Friday, August 18, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 21, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Hobert E. Potter, 69, of Robinson Creek, died Thursday, August 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Joan Blackburn Potter. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 20, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Ruby Mae Staton, 70, of Pikeville, died Thursday, August 17, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 20, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Dave Charles, 90, of Raccoon, died Friday, August 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 20, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Della Mae Crabtree, 80, of Forest Hills, died Thursday, August 17, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

August 25, 2000

Eugene Daniels, 68, of Eubank, died Sunday, August 20. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 23, under the direction of Somerset Funeral Home.

Randall Smith, 49, of Hatfield, died Saturday, August 19, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville. He is survived by his wife, Linda Kay Martin Smith. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 22, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ethel Newsome Hampton, 85, of Little Robinson Creek, died Saturday, August 19, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Charlie Greer, 86, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 19, at Parkview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Adkins Greer. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 21, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Farley Little, 85, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Little. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 23, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ruth Mercer, 69, of Pikeville, died Sunday, August 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 24, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Patricia Williams, 56, of Lenore, West Virginia, died Saturday, August 19, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 22, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson, West Virginia.

Edna Allen, 84, of McCarr, died Saturday, August 19, at South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 22, under the direction of Chamber Funeral Home.

Patsy C. Preece, 72, of Phelps, died Saturday, August 19, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 22, under the direction of Phelps Funeral home.

Carolyn Sue Grether, 49, of Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, formerly of Lenore, West Virginia, died at the home of her mother. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 23, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton.

Arnold Bartley, 71, of East Palatka, Florida, native of Virgie, died Sunday, August 20, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Bartley. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, August 23, under the direction of Watts Funeral Home of San Mateo, Florida.

August 28, 2000

Stevie Alfred Morris, 45, of Sidney, died Tuesday, August 22, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 24, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Sadie Gooslin Reynolds, 99, of North Matewan, West Virginia, died Monday, August 21, in South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 25, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Brandy Leigh Risner, 24, of Hazel Green, died Monday, August 21, at Zilpo. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 25, under the direction of Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel, West Liberty.

Raymond Maynard, 56, of Varney, died Thursday, August 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Sue Stanley Maynard. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 27, 11 a.m., at the Pilgrim Rest Old Regular Baptist Church, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Cora Honaker Justice, 91, of Covington, formerly of Phyllis, died Thursday, August 24, at St. Elizabeth Hospital North, Covington. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 27, 11 a.m., at the Grapevine Primitive Baptist Church, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

August 30, 2000

Clifford Thacker, 67, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Darcus Ova Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 28, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Eugene Daniels, 68, of Eubank, died Sunday, August 20. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 23, under the direction of Somerset Funeral Home.

Marshel Williamson, 89, of Varney, died Thursday, August 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mary Young Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 27, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Rev. Robert "Bobby" Varney, 75, of Pinsonfork, died Thursday, August 24, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Hatfield Varney. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Helen Madeline "Madge" Varney, 83, of Belfry, died Friday, August 25, at Appalachian Regional Hospital's Skilled Nursing Facility, South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ethel Runyon, 75, of Varney, died Friday, August 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Matthew Sanders Jr, 74, of Wooster, Ohio, died Thursday, August 24, at Horn's Nursing Center, Wooster. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie "Faye" Sanders. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 28, under the direction of Custer-Glenn Funeral Home.

Raymond Maynard, 56, of Varney, died Thursday, August 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Sue Stanley Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 27, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

September 1, 2000

Mary O'Kulich Hopkins, 78, of Virgie, died Sunday, August 27, in Cleveland. She is survived by her husband, James Freel Hopkins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 31, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jason Lee "Tyler" Sullivan, eight weeks old, son of Jason Lee and Nicole Sparkman Sullivan, of Ransom, died Sunday, August 27, in the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wedneseay, August 30, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Earl "E.T." Robinette, 62, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Wednesday, August 23, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Davis Robinette. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 26, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson.

Ethel Lowe Runyon, 75, of Varney, died Friday, August 25, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital Emergency Room. She is survived by her husband, Orison Runyon. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 28, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Alice Stump, 82, of Phelps, died Saturday, August 26, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 29, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Archie H. Wright, 71, of Dorton, died Saturday, August 26, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Orchid Sanders Wright. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 30, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Nelson Cantrell, 76, of Shelby Gap, died Saturday, August 26, at Jenkins Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jamie Keith Hunt, 25, of Delbarton, West Virginia, died Wednesday, August 23, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 26, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

Joe Bowman, 31, of Gray, Tennessee, formerly of Jefferson County, died Saturday, August 26, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home

Darcus Slone Newsome, 62, of Pikeville, died Monday, August 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Goebel Newsome. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 31, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Clifford Thacker, 67, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Darcus Ova Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 28, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Birdie Taylor Burchett, 83, of Pikeville, died Monday, August 28. She is survived by her husband, Burgess Burchett. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 31, under the direction of Community Funeral Home

September 4, 2000

Birdie Taylor Burchett, 83, of Pikevlle, died Monday, August 28. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 31, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

John H. "Butch" McGuire Jr., 56, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Tuesday, August 29. He is survived by his wife, Deanna Kennedy McGuire. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 1, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Nina Lesa Potter, 45, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, August 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 1, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Linda Dorris Mullins, 55, of Wellington, died Monday, August 28, at St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead. She is survived by her husband, Malay R. Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 31, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

 

September 6, 2000

Hubert "Bud" Anderson, Jr., 50, of Sidney, died Wednesday, August 30, at Kimper. He is survived by his wife Patricia Ann Carter Anderson. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, September 3, in the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, with Lewis Hall and John George Blackburn officiating. Burial followed in the Anderson Cemetery at Sidney.

Delphia Elkins, 79, of Beefhide, died Thursday, August 312, at Mountain View Nursing Home in Elkhorn City. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 3, in the Virgie Chapel, with Church of Christ ministers officiating. Burial followed in the Burke Family Cemetery at Beefhide, under arrangements of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home-Virgie Chapel of Virgie.

Kenneth ""Humpy"" Justice, 53, of Freeburn, died Thursday, August 31, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Willimason, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife Shirley Charles Justice. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Phelps Funeral Services Chapel, with DeWitt Furrow and Opie Ray Harris officiating. Burial followed in the family cemetery at Pounding Mills.

Myrtle Litton, 90, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Thursday, August 30, at the Logan General Hospital. Funeral services were held at noon Saturday, September 2, in the Weaver Mortuary Chapel, with John Duncan officiating. Burial followed in the Litton Family Cemetery, Litton Hollow, Chattaroy.

Jocie McClanahan, 79, of Freeburn, died Friday, September 1, at the south williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held at noon Monday, September 4, in the Freeburn Pentecoastal Church of God, with Kenny Chapman and Darius Casey officiating. Burial followed in the Justice Cemetery, Freeburn. Arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel of Phelps.

Vernal Ward, 75, of Russell, formerly of Pike County, died Friday, August 18, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 21, in the Carman Funeral Home with Ken Gowin officiating. Burial followed in Bellefonte memorial Gardens, Flatwoods. arrangements were under direction of Carman Funereal Home of Flatwoods.

September 8, 2000

James B. Blevins, 82, of Robinson Creek, died Monday, September 4, at Bristol Regional Hospital in Bristol, Tennessee. Funeral services were held Friday, September 8, in the Virgie Chapel, with Larry Estep and Bill Blackburn officiating. Burial followed in the Rob Newsome Cemetery, Virgie. Arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home-Virgie Chapel of Virgie.

Linza Junior "Frog" Bolen, 33, of Cynthiana, died Monday, September 4, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 7 in the Drake Funeral Home Chapel, with Willie Collins officiating. Burial followed in the Pythian Grove Cemetery. Arrangements were under direction of Drake Funeral Home of Cynthiana.

James W. "Jimmy" Cable, 65, of Jenkins, died Saturday, September 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were held at noon Tuesday, September 5, in the Old Elkhorn Regular Baptist Church, with Charels Nitchie and other officiating. Burial followed in the James W. Cable Family Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home of Pikeville.

Venchie Duff Carroll, 59, of Dayville, Connecticut, died Saturday, September 2, in Williamson, West Virginia. Funerals services were held at 2 p.m., September 5, in the Chambers Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in the Buskirk Cemetery. Arrangements were under direction of Chambers Funeral Home of Matewan, West Virginia.

Timmy R. Dotson, 35, of Pinsonfork, died Friday, September 1, at his home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 4, in the Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church at Ransom, with Gary Thacker officiating. Burial followed in the Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery under the arrangements of Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry.

Robert Hall, 78, of Robinson Creek, died Sunday, September 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 6 in the Virgie Chapel, with Dewey Roberts, Monroe Jones, Teddy Honaker and Vernon Damron officiating. Burial followed in the Sam Hall Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones Funeral Home-Virgie Chapel.

David Bruce Hopson, 59, of Stopover, died Saturday, September 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, in the Freewill Baptist Church of Stopover, with DeWitt Furow, Otis Blankenship and Larry Rife officiating. Burial followed in the Hopson Family Cemetery, Stopover. Arrangements were under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services of Phelps.

Hulen Layne, 81, of Phelps, died Sunday, September 3, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, in the Phelps Chapel, with Muncy Lester, Marvin Casey, William Conn and DeWitt Furrow officiating. Burial followed in the Billy Dotson Cemetery, Freeburn. Arrangements were under the direction of R. S. Jones and Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Bill May, 74, of Taylor, Michigan, formerly of Pikeville, died Saturday, September 2. Funeral services were held at noon Wednesday, September 6, in the Howell-Peterson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Michigan Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Howell-Peterson Funeral Home of Taylor, Michigan.

William Jessie Mullins, 58, of Belcher, died Saturday, September 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 5 in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, with Edward Adkins, Howard Stevens and Donald Harding Jr. officiating. Burial followed in the Ratliff Cemetery, Draffin. Arrangements were under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of Elkhorn City.

Leroy Varney, 68, of Sidney, died Saturday, September 2, at South Williamson Appalachian Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, in the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial followed in the Coburn Point Cemetery, Huddy. Arrangements wre under direction of Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry.

Vivian Sue Casebolt Verna, 61, of Arcadia, California, formerly of Robinson Creek, died Wednesday, August 30, at Kaiser Hospital in Baldwin Park, California. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, in the Robinson Creek Old Regular Baptist Church, with Monroe Jones, Mike Justice, Kermit Wright, Teddy Honaker and others officiating. Burial followed in the Sam Casebolt Cemetery, Virgie. Arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home-Virgie Chapel of Virgie.

Arnold Woodall, 84, died Tuesday, September 5, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 7, in the Lucas and Hall Funeral Home Chapel, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial followed in the Johnson Memorial Park Pikeville. Arrangements were under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home of Pikeville

September 13, 2000

Ernest Hunt, 77, of Kimper, died Friday, September 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services are under the direction of J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home.

Nellie Smith McCoy, 69, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, September 7, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 10, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Vesta Buna Powell Woody, 91, of Jenkins, died Friday, September 8, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Gary Cochran, 53, of Forest Hills, died Wednesday, September 6, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Karen Sue Robinette Cochran. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 11, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jewell Gross Glasgow, 70, of indianatlantic, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, September 5, in Florida. She is survived by her husband, Don Glasgow. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 5, under the direction of Beach Funeral Home.

Albert Coleman, 63, of Haysi, Virginia, died Saturday, September 9. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Haysi Funeral Home.

Dollie Brown Salisbury, 86, of Raccoon, died Saturday, September 9, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 12, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

John Howe, 83, of Pikeville, died Saturday, September 9, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

September 18, 2000

Edith M. Bartley, 83, of Robinson Creek, died Wednesday, September 13, at Parkview. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 15, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Minnie Gross Lowe, 75, of Robinson Creek, died Tuesday, September 12, at Parkview Manor. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 15, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Rell C. Maynard, 60, of Turkey Creek, died Monday, September 11, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Norma Works Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 15, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

William Joseph Ray, 85, of Akron, Ohio, formerly of Brushy, died Tuesday, September 12, in Akron. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Victoria Roberts, 88, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, September 13, at Norton Suburban Hospital, Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Tessie F. Gibson, 62, Pikeville native, of Antwerp, Ohio, died Tuesday, September 12, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She is survived by her husband, Paul E. Gibson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 15, under the direction of Den Herder Funeral Home Inc. of Paulding, Ohio.

Edgar Maynard, 80, of Pinsonfork, died Wednesday, September 13, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Clemmie Ruth Hensley Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 16, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Lawrence E. Adkins, 56, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, September 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 14, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

David Earl Burton, 26, of McAndrews, died Thursday, September 14, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 17, 1 p.m., under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

September 20, 2000

Allene Adkins, 75, of Pikeville, died Friday, September 15, at Pikeville Health Care Center. She is survived by her husband, Bert Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 18, under the direction of Paintsville Funeral Home.

Olives Blankenship, 85, of Joes Creek, died Friday, September 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 18, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Shelton Eugene "Shakey" Dotson, 43, of Williamson, West Virgnia, died Wednesday, September 13, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 17, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chape

September 22, 2000

Dan W. Thacker, 80, of Marrowbone Creek Road, Elkhorn City, died Sunday, September 17, at St. Josephs Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie May Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Cleo S. Davis, 74, of Huddy, died Saturday, September 16, at the veterans hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ruby L. Elswick Charles, 76, of Pikeville, died Sunday, September 17, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Dorothy "Dee" Hensley McCown, 77, of Verdunville, West Virginia, died Monday, September 18, South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 21, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Johnnie Ray Millirones, 70, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, September 15, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 17, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Billie Sue Harrison, 69, of Steele, died Friday, September 15, in Buchanan County, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Willard Collins, 78, of Ohio, formerly of Shelbiana, died Sunday, September 17, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Curtis Simpkins, 73, of Columbus, Ohio, died Sunday, September 17, at the Whitehall Nursing Home in Columbus. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 20, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

September 25, 2000

Billy Joe Luster, 54, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, September 20. He is survived by his wife, Irene Dixon Luster. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Michael Foster Thompson, 27, of Pikeville, died Monday, September 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 21, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Pearlie Smith, 76, of Kimper, died Wednesday, September 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Emzy Smith. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Allie Mae Hatfield Maynard, 82, of Forest Hills, died Wednesday, September 20, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Bert Mullins, 86, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, September 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Phillistine Sawyers Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Gary William Mounts, 44, of Freeburn, died Monday, September 18, in Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Mounts. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 21, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Mabel Alley Branham, 74, of Varney, died Tuesday, September 19. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

September 27, 2000

Brady Kyle Bartley, infant son of Darrell and Jennifer Marie Bartley, of Lookout, died Friday, September 22, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mary Daphaine Berkley, 62, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Wednesday, September 20, at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. She is survived by her husband, Carl Berkley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson, West Virginia.

Alma Fuller, 50, of Steele, died Thursday, September 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Easter Mahon, 82, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Thursday, September 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 23, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

Tammy Lynn O'Quinn, 41, of Pikeville, died Friday, September 22. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 25, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Randall Adams, 43, of Virgie, died Friday, September 22, at the University of Kentucky Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda Smith Adams. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home

September 29, 2000

Arbe Phillips, 73, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, September 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Emily Coleman Phillips. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 25, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of Williamson.

Ada May Brown, 86, of Sidney, died Monday, September 25, at the home of her daughter, Margaret Stiltner of Hatfield. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 28, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Willie Gardner Hensley, 90, of Huddy, died Sunday, September 24, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Varney Hensley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

John Vernard "Bone" Lockard, 78, of Hardy, died Monday, September 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Aliene Varney Lockard. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 28, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Laurestine Syck Reynolds, 82, of Lexington, died Saturday, September 23, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 26, under the direction of W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland, Lexington.

Amy Hurley Blankenship, 69, of Stopover, died Sunday, September 24, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

Oscar Wayne Bartley, 44, of Millard, died Saturday, September 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Pam Justice Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Helen L. Jones, 79, of Belo, West Virginia, died Monday, September 25, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Martin Luther Jones. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, West Virginia.

Lura Eunice Griffith Irick, 86, of Phelps, died Monday, September 25, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Carl Irick. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 28, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ethel Helton Tester, 72, of Hurley, Virginia, died Sunday, September 24, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, and burial was in the Tester Family Cemetery on Left Fork, on Paw Paw, near Hurley.

George Bennett Cox III, 52, of Phelps, died Friday, September 22, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Karen Cox. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Jack Clevenger Jr., 62, of Huddy, died Tuesday, September 26, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 29, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

October 2, 2000

Wallace "Wally" Marcum, 65, of Nolan, West Virginia, died Wednesday, September 27, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Blevins Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 29, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary, Williamson.

Jessie "Jay" Hackney Justice Ferrell, 81, of Pomeroy, Ohio, died Tuesday, September 26, at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 29, under the direction of Birchfield Funeral Home, Rutland, Ohio.

Willis Prater, 63, of Ruffin, South Carolina, died Wednesday, September 27. He is survived by his wife, Bette Williamson Prater. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 30, under the direction of J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Funeral Home, Charleston, South Carolina.

George Marlin Eagle, 46, of Wilmington, North Carolina, died Monday, September 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Grainger Eagle. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, September 28, under the direction of Coble-Ward-Smith Funeral Service.

Dolores Ruth Ward, three-month-old daughter of Ronald Ward and Nancy Angeline Thacker died Wednesday, September 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 1, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Bobbie B. Mounts, 67, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, September 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 30, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Cliff "Roger" Evans, 50, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Wednedsay, September 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Harrison Evans. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 30, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Dutch Hatfield, 88, of Newtown, West Virginia, died Wednesday, September 27, at the Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 30, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Cecilia "Sue" Blackburn, 53, of Woodbine, formerly of McCarr, died Wednesday, September 27, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Jack Blackbun. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 1, 1 p.m., under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

October 4, 2000

Carolyn Damron, 69, of Key Largo, Florida, died Thursday, September 28, at her home. Memorial services were conducted in Key Largo, Sunday, October 1, under the direction of Beyer Funeral Home.

Dorsia "Dot" Holbrook, 73, of Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City, formerly of Man, West Virginia, died Friday, September 29. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 1, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Sandra Rhea Bailiff Phipps, 53, of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, September 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Donnie Jack Phipps. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 1, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Beverly Renee Belcher Hepner, 34 of Lexington, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, September 27. She is survived by her husband, John Hepner. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 3, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home

October 6, 2000

Billy Gene Sawyers, 60, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, September 29, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Zetta Marie Coleman Sawyers. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 3, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

George Harrison, 54, of North Matewan, West Virginia, died Saturday, September 30, in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 3, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Norma Jane Leedy Gamble, 40, of Tiffin, Ohio, died Thursday, September 28. Graveside services were conducted Monday, October 2, under the direction of Engle Funeral Home, Tiffin.

Wander H. Hale, 83, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Monday, October 2, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Winnie H. Burgess Hale. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 4, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Lois Evelyn Halstead, 71, of Virgie, died Monday, October 2, at St. Joseph Hospital East, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 4, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Johnny D. Call, 47, of Williamson, West Virginia, formerly of McAndrews, died Sunday, October 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 5, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Clement C. Jones, 80, of Rockhouse, died Saturday, September 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jones. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Maggie Smallwood Wilburn, 89, of Harold, died Saturday, September 30, at Greenfield Medical Center, Greenfield, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 4, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Doris Etta Williamson, 63, of Ringgold, Georgia, died Tuesday, October 3. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson & Sons Funeral Home of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.

Edna Ruth Roberts, 61, of Pikeville, died Sunday, October 1, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Elmer "Footie" Roberts Jr. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 4, under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

October 9, 2000

Charles H. Ratliff, 75, of Regina, died Wednesday, October 4, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Zana Mae Hopkins Ratliff. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 8, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Katheryn Leigh Griffin, infant daughter of Melissa Hitchcock Griffin of Turkey Creek and McClellen C. Griffin of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Wednesday, October 4, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 7, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

George Washington Martin, 78, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, October 4, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nora Belcher Martin. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 7, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Leon H. Burke, 78, of Beefhide, died Wednesday, October 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Intha Burke. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 6, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bertha Graf McCain, 90, of Phelps, died Wednesday, October 4, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 7, under the direction of Buckner-Rush Funeral Home.

Gustavia Hayton, 81, Pike County native, of East Point, died Wednesday, October 4, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 6, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Milner M. Broderick, 86, of Louisville, formerly of Middlesboro, died Wednesday, October 4, at St. Matthews Manor Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Hensley Broderick. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 7, under the direction of Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home of Louisville.

Doris Etta Williamson, 63, of Ringgold, Georgia, died Tuesday, October 3. A memorial service was conducted Friday, October 6, under the direction of W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Oglethorpe, Georgia.

Sammy R. Davidson, 63, of Ragland, West Virginia, died Tuesday, October 3, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Pat Davidson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 6, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, West Virginia.

Virgil Lee Adkins, 62, of Paw Paw, died Wednesday, October 4, at the Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 6, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home, Grundy.

October 11, 2000

Edith Christine Gray Almond, 80, of Pikeville, died Thursday, October 5, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Shelbiana. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 8, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Phoebe Compton, 84, of Phelps, died Thursday, October 5, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 9, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

Clyde E. Deel, 64, of Danville, formerly of Forest Hills, died Friday, October 6, at Ephraim McDowell Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Sharon Juanita Velcich Friesner, 27, of Phelps, died Thursday, October 5, at Phelps. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 10, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Floyd Hickman, 70, of Fairdale, died Friday, October 6, at Audubon Hospital in Louisville. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, October 10, under the direction of Fairdale-McDaniel Funeral Home

Charline Williamson, 62, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, October 7, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home

October 16, 2000

Danny Gene "Coach" Coleman Sr., 48, died Wednesday, October 11, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Emma Jean Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Bobby Charles Ratliff, 70, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, October 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 13, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Stella Mae Mullins, 77, of Dorton, died Wednesday, October 11, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 14, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Lillian Wolford, 58, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Thursday, October 12, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center. She is survived by her husband, Drewey Wolford. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 14, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Justin David Hall, 18, of Hatfield, died Wednesday, October 11, at Hatfield, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

October 18, 2000

Kevin Duane Adkins, 26, of Kimper, died Tuesday, October 10. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 16, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Rosa Akers, 94, of Matewan, West Virginia, died Friday, October 13, in South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 15, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Wanda Lee Anderson, 55, of Rutledge, Tennessee, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, October 5. She is survived by her husband, Randall H. Anderson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 7, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

Faith Runyon Phillips, 79, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 13, at her home. Memorial services were conducted Sunday, October 15, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Chris Noah White, 24, of Virgie, died Thursday, October 12. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Aulbrey L. Bishop, 74, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 13, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Edna Bishop. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 16, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

October 20, 2000

Lizzie Lowe, 87, of Pikeville, died Saturday, October 14, at Parkview Nursing & Rehab Center, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 17, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Hazel Moore, 76, of Bucyrus, Ohio, died Saturday, October 14, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, John B. Moore. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, under the direction of Wise Funeral Home.

John B. Moore, 72, of Bucyrus, Ohio, died Sunday, October 15, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, under the direction of Wise Funeral Home, Bucyrus.

Mable Lee, 41, of Hurley, Virginia, died Tuesday, October 17, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Donald F. Yates, 70, of Stoutsville, Ohio, died Saturday, October 14, in Zanesville, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hackney Yates. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Billie Dean Marcum, 63, of Hartford, West Virginia, formerly of Naugatuck, West Virginia, died Saturday, October 14, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Cheryl Taylor Hall, 50, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, October 13, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 17, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Willis Varney, 79, of Delbarton, West Virginia, died Saturday, October 14, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital's Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 17, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.

James Howard Key II, 28, of North Matewan, West Virginia, died Friday, October 13, at Jenkins. He is survived by his wife, Anna Collins Key. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 17, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan, West Virginia.

Rev. John W. Hatfield, 85, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, died Monday, October 16, in Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Imogene Francis Hatfield. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Geneva Lucille Rettos, 79, of Phelps, formerly of Dayton, Ohio, died Monday, October 16, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Gus Rettos. A memorial service was conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Lorraine Deskins, 78, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Saturday, October 14, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 17, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Rachel Catherine Maynard, infant daughter of Robert and Lisa Morrison Maynard, died Thursday, October 12, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Wilda Mae King, 63, of Lower Johns Creek, died Sunday, October 15, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Clinton King. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

William Lloyd Maynard, 66, of Dearborn Heights, Michigan, formerly of Turkey Creek, died Sunday, October 15, at Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn Heights. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Robinette Maynard. Funeral sevices were conducted Thursday, October 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jim Backus, 98, of North Matewan, West Virginia, died Monday, October 16, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

October 23, 2000

Neville Lester, 64, of Newtown, West Virginia, died Wednesday, October 18, in Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Kinder Lester. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Draxie McPeek Robinson Phillips, 82, of Ashland, died Wednesday, October 18. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Chester R. "Check" Fields, 58, of Freeburn, died Wednesday, October 18, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Fields. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Blaine Pruitt, 39, of Matewan, West Virginia, died Wednesday, October 18, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Louise Burke Pruitt. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Carol Kendrick Jones, 84, of Robinson Creek, died Tuesday, October 17, at Parkview Manor. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lewis W. Asbury, 70, of Thacker, West Virginia, died Wednesday, October 1, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Earnest James Gilliam Jr., 59, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, October 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 20, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Steven Todd Lynch, 31, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, October 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Lynch. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 20, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

October 25, 2000

Palestine Cole, 77, of Jackson, Ohio, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, October 20, at Heartland of Jackson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 22, under the direction of Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home, Jackson, Ohio.

Danny Meade, 60, of Virgie, died Thursday, October 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Imogene Meade. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 22, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

October 27, 2000

Peggy June Adkins Bray, 55, of Fords Branch, died Monday, October 23. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 26, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Jimmy Darrell Damron, 46, of Harless Creek, died Saturday, October 21, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Eddie Jean Wyatt Damron. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 24, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Kinzer Layne, 69, of Stopover, died Friday, October 20. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Blankenship Layne. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 23, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Olva Stanley, 82, of Meta, died Saturday, October 21. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 24, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Polly Annette Allen Keene Maynard, 71, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Raccoon, died Tuesday, October 24. She is survived by her husband, Frank T. Maynard Sr. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 28, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Benny Newcomb, 71, of Shelbiana, died Monday, October 23. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Hopkins Newcomb. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 26, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Edith Damron, 71, of Parkview Manor Nursing & Rehab Center, Robinson Creek, died Sunday, October 22. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

William Burke, 84, of Louisville, formerly of Caney, died Sunday, October 22, at the Hospice House Palliative Care, Louisville. He is survived by his wife, Mary Edith Newberry Burke. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 24, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Brian Daniel Gibson, 26, of Pikeville, died Saturday, October 21. He is survived by his wife, Helena Louisa Keen Gibson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 25, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Jacob "Jake" Ramey, 66, of Robinson Creek, died Monday, October 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Carol Damron Ramey. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

November 1, 2000

Dewey Compton, 77, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, October 25, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Odera Honaker Compton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 28, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Eula F. Crump, 87, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday, October 25, at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community. She is survived by her husband, Arthur R. Crump. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 28, under the direction of Robert W. Wald Funeral Home.

Darlene Stewart, 38, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, October 23, at Draffin, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Bobby David Rutherford, 47, of Phyllis, died Tuesday, October 24. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 26, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

November 3, 2000

Kermit Chaney, 75, of Phyllis, died Friday, October 7. He is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Chaney. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 30, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Troy Coleman, 64, of Pikeville, died Thursday, October 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Williams Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 29, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Elva "Maw" Fraley, 76, of Hatfield, died Thursday, October 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 29, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Edith Irene Greer Powell, 77, of Jenkins, died Friday, October 27, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Sanford Powell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Maggie C. Turner, 70, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, October 26, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 29, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Timothy Alan Smith, 42, of Canada, died Tuesday, October 31, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Hensley Smith. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 2, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Hazel Potter Thacker, 78, of Hatfield, died Monday, October 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 4, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Troy Thomas Jr., 66, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, October 31, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 2, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Ella Compton, 87, of Robinson Creek, died Sunday, October 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jessie F. Smith, 69, of Flat Gap, died Saturday, October 28, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Smith. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 1, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Gertrude Burke, 78, of Wheelwright, died Sunday, October 29, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 31, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Hattie Marie Fuller, 63, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Martin County, died Saturday, October 28, at Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center, Columbus. She is survived by her husband, Zack Fuller. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 1, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Sherry Gail Slone Downey, 37, of Matewan, West Virginia, died Monday, October 30, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Eddie G. "Sonny" Downey. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 2, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Mary Kendrick Blanton, 89, of Fenton, Michigan, formerly of Shelbiana, died Saturday, October 28, in Fenton. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 1, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Paul Raymond Damron, 63, of Pikeville, died Sunday, October 29, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Rudolph R. Edwards, 68, of Taylorville, West Virginia, died Monday, October 30, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral arrangements were conducted Thursday, November 2, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, West Virginia.

November 6, 2000

Betty Mutter Stump, 88, of Phyllis, died Tuesday, October 31, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 4, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Polly Kayser, 94, of Little Hackneys Creek, died Thursday, November 2, at the Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Hazel Potter Thacker, 78, of Hatfield, died Monday, October 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 4, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

John Morgan Mullins, 95, of Green Cove Springs, Florida, formerly of Beefhide, died Wednesday, November 1, at Orange Park Medical Center in Florida. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 6, 10 a.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Madgie Glimpse, 74, of Virgie, died Thursday, November 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 5, 11 a.m., under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Kenneth Ray Stiltner, 38, of Mouthcard, died Thursday, November 2, at St. Clair Hospital, Morehead. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Irene Skidmore, 74, of Rosspoint, died Wednesday, November 1. She is survived by her husband, Walter Skidmore. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 3, under the direction of Rich Funeral Home.

Cecil Taylor, 83, of Pikeville, died Thursday, November 2, at Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Betty Thompson Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Troy Thomas Jr., 66, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, October 31, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 2, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Paul Raymond Damron, 63, of Pikeville, died Sunday, October 29, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

November 8, 2000

Viola Lewis, 72, of Virgie, died Saturday, November 4, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 7, under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

John Morgan Mullins, 95, of Green Cove Springs, Florida, formerly of Beefhide, died Wednedsay, November 1, at Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Sybil Edwards Farmer Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 6, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

David Jordan Lee Silcox, three-week-old son of Teddy and Crystle Short Silcox of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, November 2, at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisvlle. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 5, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Hazel Potter Thacker, 78, of Hatfield, died Monday, October 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 4, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Sylvester B. Schreifels, 69, of Garden Village, died Friday, November 3, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek. He is survived by his wife, Lois Schreifels. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 6, under the direction of Lucas & Funeral Home.

Mary Belle Daniels, 75, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Wednesday, November 1, in Charleston, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 4, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan, West Virginia.

Glenn Jones, 59, of Edgewater, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, November 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. A memorial service was conducted Tuesday, November 7, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Polly Kayser, 64, of Mouthcard, died Thursday, November 2, in the Southern Ohio Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Elmer Kayser Jr. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 5, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Ethel Hager Morris, 73, of Lexington, formerly of McCarr, died Wednesday, November 1, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 5, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Bennie F. Slone, 83, of Kimper, died Saturday, November 4, at Pikeville Methodist Hospita. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Williams Slone. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 6, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Kenneth Ray Stiltner, 38, of Sandy Hook, formerly of Mouthcard, died Thursday, November 2, at St. Clair Hospital in Morehead. He is survived by his wife, Marie Lois Stiltner. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 6, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Grat Warf, 78, of Phelps, died Thursday, November 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 5, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services

November 15, 2000

Lexie Damron Burke, 85, of Jonancy, died November 10, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were November 13 at the R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home Chapel at Virgie.

Denis Daugherty, 82, of Jamboree, died November 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were November 12 at the Virgie Chapel, R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Gladys Johnson, 89, of Fords Branch, died November 10, at her home. Funeral services were November 13, at the Fords Branch Church of Christ, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Christopher Robinett, 27, of Bowling Green, Ohio, died November 8, in Bowling Green. Funeral services were November 13, in the Phelps Chapel, R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Myrtle Maynard, 88, of Smithville, formerly of Brushy, died November 10, at her home. Funeral services were November 13, in the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home Chapel.

Duff Fleming, 57, of Oxford, Georgia, formerly of Pike County, died November 6, in Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Funeral services were November 10, in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel in Covington, Georgia.

Clyde (Bud) Lawson, 57, died November 11, at Phelps. Funeral services were November 14 at Pilgrim Home Old Regular Baptist Church at Varney, under direction of Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

November 17, 2000

Lawrence “Larry” Kendrick, 48, of Island Creek, died November 13, at his home. Funeral services were November 16 at the Chapel of Justice Funeral Services, with burial in the Annie E. Young Cemetery.

Guy Mullins, 42, of Elkhorn City, died November 12. Funeral services were November 15 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the J.T. Willis Cemetery in Haysi, Virginia.

Virgil Harmon, 69, of Kimper, died November 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were November 16 at the Cedar Bottom Old Regular Baptist Church, with burial in the Thacker Cemetery at Kimper.

Earl Ray Taylor, 53, of Feds Creek, died November 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were November 14 at the Kimper Church of God, will burial in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Wendell Holmes Varney Jr., 53, of Cross Lanes, West Virginia, formerly of Pikeville, died November 11, at Thomas Memorial Hospital. Funeral services wereNovember 15 at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, under the direction of Cooke Funeral Home of Nitro.

Herman Accup Hackney, 60, of Mouthcard, died November 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were November 13 at State Line Pentecostal Holiness Church, with burial in Mountain Valley Memorial Park in Big Rock, Virginia, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Myrtle Scott Smith, 75, of Hardy, died November 13, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services will be November 17, at 11 a.m., at Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Scott Cemetery at Hardy.

Febuary 20, 2000

Gregory Shawn Hatfield, 20, of Hardy, died November 15 at Turkey Creek of an accidental gunshot wound. Funeral services were November 18 in the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens at Huddy.

Paul Watson Williams, 86, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, formerly of Pikeville, died November 7, at the Alvin C. York Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro. A memorial service will take place on November 28 at Pleasant Hill, Tennessee.

Allen B. Larkin, 87, of Spears Branch, Pikeville, died November 13, 2000, at his home. Funeral services were November 17, at Mayflower Baptist Church, with burial in the Woodland Cemetery in Florida, under direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home of Pikeville.

November 22, 2000

Daniel Lee Anderson, 26, of Aflex, died Friday, November 17, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 20, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

John Albert Edmiston, 55, of Sidney, died Wednesday, November 15, at Pikevlle Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jethro Hampton, 79, of Virgie, died Thursday, November 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Hampton. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 19, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Hazel Hunter Hughes, 82, of Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek, died Friday, November 17. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 18, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Catherine Cassandra Ray, infant daughter of Clifford and Janice Gail Perry of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, November 16, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, November 18, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Betty Jean Rosen, 73, of South Williamson, died Thursday, November 16, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, William H. Rosen. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 20, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary Inc.

Luke Varney, 85, of Raccoon, died Friday, November 17, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Herma Varney. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 20, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

November 24, 2000

James Lee Cline, 48, of Edgarton, West Virginia, died Sunday, November 19, in Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Mabel Cline. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 22, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan, West Virginia.

Marianne Evans, 66, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, died Sunday, November 19, in Williamson, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Jesse Evans. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 22, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Keith Darrell Brown, 63, of Crystal River, Florida, died Friday, November 17, at Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Ivory Mae Brown. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 21, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

John S. Petot Jr., 83, of Pikeville, died Saturday, November 18. A memorial service was conducted Wednesday, November 22, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Faye M. Ratliff Gilliam, 85, of Pikeville, died Sunday, November 19, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 22, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Clarence Deskins, 72, of Hatfield, died Sunday, November 19, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Vonna Stepp Deskins. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 22, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

June “Sissy” Wood, 41, of Pikeville, died Monday, November 20. Funeral services were conducted Wednesay, November 22, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Clarence Edward Hawkins, 73, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, November 19. He is survived by his wife, Ruby L. Potter Hawkins. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 22, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Estel Daugherty, 71, of Phelps, died Monday, November 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Masson Daugherty. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 23, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

November 27,2000

Faye M. Ratliff Gilliam, 85, of Pikeville, died Sunday, November 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 22, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Myrtle Virginia Chamness, 79, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, November 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 25, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

November 29, 2000

Myrtle V. Baldwin, 93, of Burdine, died Tuesday, November 21. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Willard Blackburn, 76, of Toler, died Friday, November 25, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 28, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Dorsey Robinson Cox, 89, of Christiansburg, Virginia, died Wednesday, November 22. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 25, under the direction of Horn Funeral Home.

Richard Cline Gibson, 75, of Hellier, died Wednesday, November 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Jessie Mildred England Gibson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

William “B.J.” Hodapp, 23, of Bryan, Ohio, died Thursday, November 23, at Community Hospitals of Williams County-Bryan in Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Roth. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 27, under the direction of Rice Funeral Home.

Norma Ratliff Reed, 77, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, November 24, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 28, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Anna Mae Coleman Rogers, 59, of Regina, died Thursday, November 23, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 26, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Susie Spaulding, 81, died. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Alice Jean Workman, 65, of Williamson, West Virginia, formerly of Stone, died Friday, November 24, at St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, West Virginia, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Marsella Clark, 93, of Michigan, formerly of Pikeville, died in Michigan. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

December 1, 2000

Sharon Lyons Stanley, 43, of Lower Johns Creek,died Monday, November 27. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Burnis Faye Looney, 63, of Lookout, died Sunday, November 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Wayne “Bob” Ray, 71, of Varney, died Tuesday, November 28, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Marie Young Ray. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Marie Hall, 68, of Virgie, died Saturday, November 25, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

Mary Louise Seigler, 63, of Lima, Ohio, died Monday, November 27, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of Siferd Funeral Homes.

Patricia “Patti” Simpkins Northrup, 36, of Vinton, Ohio, died Saturday, November 25, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She is survived by her husband, James Northrup. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 29, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Myrtle V. Baldwin, 93, of Burdine, died Tuesday, November 21. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 26, under the direction of Polly & Craft Funeral Home.

Anna Mae Coleman Rogers, 59, of Regina, died Thursday, November 23, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 26, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Timothy Sean Ramey, 25, of Mouthcard, died Friday, November 24, at Caney, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 28, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Harold Sanders, 83, of Phelps, died Saturday, November 25, at South Williamson. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Sanders. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 28, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home.

Mary Somers Boaz, 76, of Richmond, Virginia, died Sunday, November 26. A memorial funeral Mass was conducted Tuesday, November 28, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Vesta Roberts Elswick, 94, of Caney Creek, died Sunday, November 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 29, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Melinda Joyce Fouts, 25, of Virgie, died Friday, November 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Christopher Fouts. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 28, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Marcella Clark, 93, of Michigan, formerly of Lykins Creek, died Thursday, November 23, at the home of her son. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 27, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Martin Luther Tackett, 71, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, November 24, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

Alex Allen, infant son of John Sherman and Phyllis Ann of Shelbiana, was stillborn Thursday, November 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Susie Lee Spaulding, 81, of Pikeville,died Saturday, November 25, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 29, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

December 6, 2000

Caleb & Andrew Anderson, infant twins of Eddie and Delphia Lynn Anderson of Shelby Gap, died Wednesday, November 29, at the Whitesburg Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, November 30, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Elmer Belcher, 70, of Clay City, died Saturday, December 2, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ada Belle Brown, 85, of Forest Hills, died Friday, December 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 3, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Frances Jean “Angel Toe” Diamond, 21 months old, daughter of Donald Dewayne and Ann Marie Diamond of Phelps, died Monday, November 27, at her home, the result of a fire. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 5, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Victoria Johnson, 89, of Edgarton, West Virginia, died Wednesday, November 29, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Louise Kendrick, 75, of Shelbiana, died Thursday, November 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Virginia “Jane” Silvers, 70, died Tuesday, November 22. She is survived by her husband, Frank “June” Silvers Jr. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 28, under the direction of Mullins Funeral Home, Clintwood, Virginia.

December 8, 2000

Mae Williamson Owens, 98, of Pikeville, died Saturday, December 2, at the home of her daughter. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 5, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Arnold Everett “Slim” Tackett, 67, of Pikeville, died Friday, December 1, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Wade Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 5, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Clarence Sublett, 85, of Phelps, died Monday, December 4, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Eulis Clell Johnson, 55, of Paynesville, West Virginia, died Tuesday, December 5, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 7, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home, Grundy, Virginia.

Charles Howell, 39, of Pikeville, died Sunday, December 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 6, under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

John Roberts Jr., 82, of Lexington, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, December 3, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Irene Coleman Roberts. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 6, under the direction of W.R. Milward Mortuary.

Don Roger Ratliff, 68, of Lexington, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, November 30. Funeral services were conducted Sunda, December 3, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Roy Blackburn, 85, of Belfry, died Monday, December 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Essie Faye Blackburn. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 7, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

William “Bill” Sturgill, 83, of Meathouse Fork, Canada, died Sunday, December 3, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Thacker Thornsbury Sturgill. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Vincent A. Vaughan, 88, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Louisa, died Wednesday, November 15, at St. mary’s Hospice. He is survived by his wife, Georgia Vaughan. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, November 17, 1 p.m., at Halls Memory Garden, under the direction of Mynatt’s Funeral Home.

Nita Gail Thomas Ramsey, 39, of Columbus, Ohio, died Sunday, December 3. She is survived by her husband, Jack Ramsey. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Louise Kendrick, 75, of Shelbiana, died Thursday, November 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Elmer Belcher, 70, of Clay City, Pike County native, died Friday, December 1, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Inis Daugherty Belcher. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 5, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Phelps Chapel.

Audrey Mae Damron, 81, of Shelby Gap, died Thursday, November 30, in Washington Township, Mich. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Clyde Damron. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 4, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Charles S. “Tunk” Adair, 60, of Slaters Branch, died Thursday, November 30, at Erlanger Hospital, Chattanooga, Tenn. He is survived by his wife, Charlene Anderson Adair. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 4, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Flonnie June Mullins Burke, 83, of Myra, died Saturday, December 2, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 5, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Viola Lavern Estep, 35, of Freeburn, died Sunday, December 3, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 6, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

December 11, 2000

Larry Adias Childers, 24, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, December 6, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Chester Newsome, 79, of Weeksbury, died Wednesday, December 6, at Central Baptist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Charles Augustine Dye, 82, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, December 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Corine Leedy Dye. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 9, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Edna Stanley, 82, of Hardy, died Wednesday, December 6, at the Skilled Nursing Facility at the South Wlliamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 9, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Clarence Sublett, 85, of Phelps, died Monday, December 4, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, December 9, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

December 13, 2000

Creda Blackburn Chaney, 85, of Lower Pompey Road, died Friday, December 8. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 10, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Larry Adias Childers, 24, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, December 6, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

James Collins, six-month-old son of Robbie and Teresa Smith of Neon, died Thursday, December 7, at her home. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

McArthur “Mack” Davis, 56, of Hurley, Virginia, died Thursday, December 7, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Brenda “Bunny” King Davis. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 10, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

John McCarty, 52, of Ashcamp, died Thursday, December 7, at Jenkins Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Belcher McCarty. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 10, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Don Roger Ratliff, 68, of Lexington, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, November 30. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 3, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Herb Sloan, 68, of Cookeville, Tennessee, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, December 7. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Damron Sloan. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 10, under the direction of Witson Funeral Home.

Betty Lou Sullivan, 65, of Grundy, Virginia, died Thursday, December 7. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 10, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Bertha Bartley Tackett, 83, of Lancaster, Ohio, formerly of Shelbiana, died Thursday, December 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 11, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

December 15, 2000

Madeline Annette Ramsey, 85, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, December 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Edward Leon Fouts, 59, of Virgie, died Sunday, December 10, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 13, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jean Varney Layne, 52, of Racoon, died Sunday, December 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Robert Layne. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 13, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Anna Marie Holland, 51, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, December 8, at her home. Memorial services were conducted Tuesday, December 12, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Rosie Marie Chapman, 71, of Ashcamp, died Monday, December 11, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Eldon M. Chapman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 14, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Launie Ruth Reed Farley, 65, of Turkey Creek, died Monday, December 11, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Andrew J. Farley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Joe B. Justice, 67, of Cave Run, died Sunday, December 10, at the Mary Chiles Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Hattie Justice. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 13, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Jammee Annette Smith Collins, infant daughter of Bobbie and Teresa Collins of Jackhorn, died Thursday, December 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 11, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

James M. Chapman, 68, of Hardy, died Saturday, December 9, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Carey Charles, 90, of Pikeville, died Saturday, December 9, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 12, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Sadie Chaffin, 94, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Saturday, December 9, at the J.J. Jordan Geriatric Center, Louisa. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 12, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

December 18, 2000

Maxine F. Dickerson, 79, of San Francisco, formerly of Pikeville, died Wednesday, December 13, at the home of her son, in San Francisco. Arrangements were under the direction of Pacific Interment Service in San Francisco.

Kermit Flanery, 76, of Robinson Creek, died Thursday, December 14, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Gladys Jenkins Sollazzo, 64, of Trace Creek, West Virginia, died Wednesday, December 13, at her home. She is survived by her husband, John Sallazzo. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 15, under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home.
Ada Gibson, 83, of Charleston, West Virginia, died Monday, December 11, in Charleston. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 14, under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home, Matewan, West Virginia.

Paul E. Phillips, 74, of Greenfield, Indiana, died Tuesday, December 12, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Blanche Thomas Phillips. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 16, under the direction of Pasco Memorial Mortuary.

Lou Ellen Potter, 42, of Shebiana, died Tuesday, December 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 15, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Victor Hess, 85, of Kimper, died Wednesday, December 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dixie Leedy Hess. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 15, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Hattie Goff, 89, of Jackson, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Tuesday, December 12, in Jackson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 16, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

William Thomas Fraley, 93, of Hatfield, died Wednesday, December 13, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 16, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

December 20, 2000

Charlie Potter, 97, died Friday, December 15, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Rowe Potter. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Tommy Dean Runyon, 64, of Belfry, died Thursday, December 14, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 17, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Grace Webb Morrison, 76, of Turkey Creek, died Thursday, December 14, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 17, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Syliva Thacker, 76, of Shelbiana, died Saturday, December 16. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 18, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

December 22, 2000

Kermit Flanery, 76, of Robinson Creek, died Thursday, December 14, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Anna Lee Adkins, 82, of Avondale, Arizona, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, December 14, at Sun Bridge Estrella Care Center. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Frank “Sawmill” Marcum, 74, of Hardy, died Sunday, December 17, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital Intensive Care Unit. He is survived by his wife, Bula Marshall Marcum. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 21, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Geneva Helen Williamson, 78, of Turkey Creek, died Saturday, December 16, at her home. She is survived by her husband, John B. Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ruby Johnson, 69, of Toler, died Friday, December 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 18, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Jerry Neil Edmonds, 53, of Harold, died Tuesday, December 19, at the Veterans Administration Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

William Franklin “Frankie”/“VW Man,” Carter, 65, of South Williamson, died Sunday, December 17, at the Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, W. Va. He is survived by his wife, Emma Lou Bevins Carter. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, December 21, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Walter Ward, 51, of Lenore, West Virginia, died Monday, December 18, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Nina Whitt Ward. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 21, at the Little Dove United Baptist Church.

Edgar Fouts, 57, of Virgie, died Sunday, December 17, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Linda Meade Fouts. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Lynn Davis, 86, of Johnson County native, Huntington, West Virginia, died Monday, December 18, at his home.

December 29, 2000

Vicie Sullivan Dotson, 91, of Branchlands, West Virginia, formerly of Ransom, died December 22, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral services were December 24 in the Hatfield Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Dotson Family Cemetery at Ransom.

Mary Elizabeth Hatfield, 76, of Hardy, died December 22, at her home. Funeral services were December 24, at the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens at Huddy.

Orbin Ratliff, 63, of Ashcamp, died December 20, at his home. Funeral services were December 23, in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Wilson Cemetery at Draffin.

Abe L. Simpkins, 77, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died December 22, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Huntington. Funeral services were December 24, at the Beech Creek Church of Christ, with burial in the Simpkins Cemetery at Beech Creek, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel at Toler.

Helen Taylor, 66, of Steele, died December 20, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Virginia. Funeral services were December 24, at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Mountain Valley Memorial Park at Big Rock, Virginia.

Shelby Jean Thomas, 54, of Pikeville, died December 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were December 24, at J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Jake Kinney Cemetery at Shelbiana.

Adias Tibbs, 72, of Pikeville, died December 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were December 24, at the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Annie E. Young Cemetery