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Pike County Deaths
As reported in the Floyd County Times Dates

December 31, 2001

Dickie R. Bartley, 49, of Bowling Fork, died Thursday, December 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Morgan Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Arthur Allen Bartley, 64, of Ashland, a native of Fords Branch, died Tuesday, December 25, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Billie Sue Hall Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 28, in the Fords Branch Church of Christ.

Willard Peter Charles, 81, of Raccoon, died Tuesday, December 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Blanche Daniels, 82, of Freeburn, died Thursday, December 20, at the Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, W.Va. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 23, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Mildred Allen Helms, 77, of McAndrews, died Friday, December 21, at Mingo Manor Nursing Home, Williamson, W.Va. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 23, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Charles Edward “Pete” Hopkins, 62, of Shelbiana, died Monday, December 24. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Alvin Lee “Slick” Francisco, 83, of Ashcamp, died Saturday, December 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Vinetta Bartley Francisco. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Vernon Hunt, 73, of Little Fork, died Thursday, December 27, at his home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jerry Cleon Johnson, 53, of Virgie, died Thursday, December 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Connie Johnson. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, December 30, at 1 p.m., under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Earl Jr. Justice, 62, of Frankfort, formerly of Ransom, died Wednesday, December 26, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Wilberta Estelle Farley Justice. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 29, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Ruper H. Mounts, 65, native of Stopover, died Wednesday, December 19, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 24, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

William Henry Musick, 69, of Frankfort, formerly of Shelbiana, died Thursday, December 20. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 27, under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home.

Ella Newsome, 93, of Caney Highway, died Saturday, December 22, at Parkview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Effie Pacific, 96, of Williamson, W.Va., a native of Floyd County, died Wednesday, December 26, at Mingo Manor Nursing Home, Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 29, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Glen Smith, 76, of Pikeville, died Thursday, December 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Herman G. Dotson Sr., 85, of Longwood, Fla., formerly of Phelps, diedTuesday, December 25, at the Central Florida Regional Hospital, Sanford. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 29, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

December 3, 2001

Glen Coleman, 55, of Faubush, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, November 22, at Cumberland Lake Regional Hospital in Somerset. He is survived by his wife, Marie Wright Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Noah Damron, 35, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, November 23. He is survived by his wife, Donna Kaye Mullins Damron. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mary Lee Burton Justice, 89, of Stopover, died Thursday, November 22, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 25, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Penny Lynn Adkins Kelly, 34, of Shelby Gap, died Wednesday, November 21, at Jenkins Community Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Charles Edward Kelly. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Vada Williamson Muncy, 93, of Varney, died Thursday, November 22, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Rebecca Slone, 76, of Red Creek, died Saturday, November 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Charles R. “Coco” Thompson, 55, of Raccoon, died Wednesday, November 21. He is survived by his wife, Carol Thompson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 24, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Pearlee Justice Courtney, 85, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, November 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Clifford Swiney, 53, of Left Fork of Island Creek, died Monday, November 19. He is survived by his wife, Denise Swiney. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 24, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

November 26, 2001

Lola H. Bartley, 86, of Marion, Ohio, native of Ashcamp, died Monday, November 19, at Marion General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 24, at the Family of Love Old Regular Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Boyd Funeral Home.

Wendy Louise Thacker Bray, 26, of Pikeville, died Thursday, November 15, at her residence after a battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her husband, Michael Todd Bray. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Harold Coleman, 73, of Eastpoint, Michigan, native of Rockhouse, died Friday, November 2, at St. John’s Hospital after a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 4, under the direction of Roy J. Kaul Funeral Home.

Frelland “Slim” Johnson, 76, of Beefhide, died Thursday, November 15, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Rheba Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 18, under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

Carol Lee Tackett Little, 47, of Pikeville, died Saturday, November 17, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Donnie Little. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 20, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jackie D. Reed, 49, of Sidney, died Sunday, November 18, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Della Sue Reed. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 20, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Elster Eugene Robinson, 68, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, November 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Ramey Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

James D. Byrd Sr., 74, formerly of Phelps, died Friday, November 16, in Dardanelle Arkansas, after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Helen Byrd. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home.

Amy Jacqueline Smith Tipton, 56, of Speedwell, Tennessee, died Saturday, November 16, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville. She is survived by her husband, Willie R. Tipton. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 19, under the direction of Cross Funeral Home.

Betsy Kirk Venters, 73, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, November 20, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Bessie Wolford, 82, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Phelps, died Sunday, November 18, at the Riverside Hospital, Columbus. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 22, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

November 19, 2001

Deborah Michelle Adkins, 24, of Shelbiana, died Monday, November 12, at her home, the result of a house fire. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Eddie Eugene Adkins, 35, of Shelbiana, died Monday, November 12, at his home, the result of a house fire. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Kayla Michae Adkins, seven, of Shelbiana, died Monday, November 12, at her home, the result of a house fire. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Bobby Eugene Adkins, nine, of Shelbiana, died Monday, November 12, at his home, the result of a house fire. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Lona Mae Blankenship Aslinger, 55, of Lake City, Tennessee, formerly of Phelps, died Tuesday, November 6, at the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, Paul Aslinger. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 8, under the direction of Cox-Martin Funeral Home.

Boots Wilmaline Ball, 76, of La Grange, formerly of Pinsonfork, died Saturday, November 10, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital, La Grange. She is survived by her husband, Landon Fonso Ball. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 13, unde the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Wilburn Bentley, 84, of Virgie, died Friday, November 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 12, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Chester Blackburn, 75, of Varney, died Wednesday, November 7, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Harry Charles Campbell, 82, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, November 6, in Largo, Florida, at the home of his son. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 10, under the direction of Kerr Brothers Funeral Home.

Pearl Darlene Cantrell, 30, of Virgie, died Wednesday, November 7, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 11, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Thelma Fields, 59, of Freeburn, died Tuesday, November 6, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 10, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Gregory Noah Hamilton, 42, of Kimper, died Tuesday, November 6, at Meta, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Glenda Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 10, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Hazel Marie Harrison, 72, of Latonia, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, November 8, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 12, under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Lick.

Margaret Began Hatfield, 74, of Ransom, died Friday, November 9, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Charles Hatfield. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 12, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Alberta Hawkins, 83, of Phelps, died Sunday, November 11, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 14, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Evelyn Nelson Hodge, 73, of South Williamson, died Tuesday, November 6, at the Mingo Manor Nursing Home. She is survived by her husband, George E. Hodge. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Irene Istep, 76, of Phelps, died Tuesday, November 13, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Della Mae Keesee, 98, of Belfry, died Friday, November 9. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Pamela Geraine King, 52, of Ashcamp, died Wednesday, November 7, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Burl King. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 10, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Oma Newsome Lowery, 81, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, November 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Nora Childers Martin, 84, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, November 11, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. She is survived by her husband, Curtis Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 14, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Rebecca Jane (Marie) Fields Maynard, 76, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, November 7, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Roy Howard Meade, 78, of Lower Johns Creek, died Friday, November 9, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Clara Maynard Meade. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 12, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

George C. Newsome, 69, of Island Creek, died Tuesday, November 6, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 10, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Helen Persinger, 75, of Hellier, died Thursday, November 8, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 11, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Helen Pounds, 81, of Burnwell, died Thursday, November 8, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. A memorial service was scheduled at a later date. Arrangements were under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

James Rasnick, 61, of Wolfpit, died Thursday, November 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ruby H. Rasnick. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home. Masonic rites were conducted Friday, November 9, in the funeral home chapel.

Chester Ray, 79, of Carlton, Michigan, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, November 6, at Monroe Hospital in Monroe, Michigan. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 9, at 11 a.m., at the Rose of Sharon Regular Baptist Church, Flatrock, Mich.

Helen Mae Ray, 82, of Brushy, died Monday, November 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 14, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

David Michael Slone, 31, of Kimper, died Tuesday, November 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lonnie “Lon” Slone, 77, of Kimper, died Wednesday, November 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Alley Slone. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 10, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Earl Stratton, 61, of Winston-Salem, NC, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, November 8, at Forsyth Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 12, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Kenneth West, 11, of Shelbiana, died Monday, November 12, at hs home, the result of a house fire. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

November 12, 2001

Henry D. Adkins, 77, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died Thursday, October 18, at Jefferson County LifeCare Center in Tennessee. He is survived by his wife, Billie J. Adkins. Graveside funeral services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Evergreen Chapel, Knoxville.

Geroid Anderson, 52, of Regina, died Tuesday, October 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda Carol Anderson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 2, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

James Woodrow Chapman, 86, of Belfry, died Friday, November 2, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Chapman. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Wayne Coleman, 66, of Nicholasville, formerly of Phelps, died Sunday, November 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Jeweline Deskins Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 8, under the directon of Phelps Funeral Services.

Sofie Elkins, 91, Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, November 2, at the home of her daughter, Joyce Kemple of Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 4, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Michael Alexander Elswick, son of Jeffrey and Hope Elkins Elswick was stillborn Saturday, October 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside funeral services were conducted Monday, October 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Richard “Candy Man” Epling, 53, of Pikeville, died Saturday, November 3, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Doris Epling. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 6, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Madeline “Madge” Baldwin Hibbits Gifford, 72, of Bolivar, Ohio, formerly of Letcher County, died Sunday, October 28, in the Hennis Health Care Center, Bolivar. She is survived by her husband, Bill Gifford. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 1, under the direction of Lebold Funeral Home.

Cecil Ford Goff, 40, of Arab, Ala., died Saturday, October 27. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 2, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Ruth Stratton Hames, 83, of Pikeville, died Sunday, November 4, at her home. She is survived by her husband, George Hames Jr. Funeral services were conducted Wednesda, November 7, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Audrey Johnson, 73, of Virgie, died Wednesday, October 31, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 3, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bobby Gene Marshall, 64, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, October 31, at a hospital in New York. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home Chapel.

Peggy J. Hunt Mutter, 65, of Phyllis, died Friday, November 2, at Buchanan General Hospital in Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Chester Preece, 78, of Phelps, died Friday, November 2, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Irene Thronhill Preece. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Dallas Lee Ratliff, 64, of Greasy Creek, died at home. He is survived by his wife, Clairssa Jane. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 7, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Edith Jayne Salyer, 74, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, November 2, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Lonnie Salyer. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Olva Tackett, 79, of Virgie, died Friday, November 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jacquline Galloway Thacker, 32, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Saturday, November 3, in Ohio. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Kenneth R. Winstead, 66, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died Thursday, November 1, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Robinson Winstead. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 5, under the direction of Sheets Funeral Home.

November 5, 2001

Geroid Anderson, 52, of Regina, died Tuesday, October 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Clones E. “Gene” Blankenship, 71, of Maxie, Va., died Saturday, October 27, at Wellmont Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 31, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Edna Lorraine Moore Carlton, 79, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, October 26. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 30, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of West Williamson, Virginia.

Ruth Barrett Coleman, 87, of Sun City, California, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, October 22. Funeral services were incomplete as of press time.

Hester May Cox, 87, of Pinsonfork, died Tuesday, October 30, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 2, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Albert Damron, 75, of Caney, died Saturday, October 27, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 1, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Michael Alexander Elswick, son of Jeffery and Hope Elkins Elswick of Robinson Road, was stillborn at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Saturday, October 27. Graveside services were conducted Monday, October 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Earl Fleming, 90, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, October 30, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 1, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Naomi Stidham Fleming, 94, of Lexington, formerly of Jonancy, died Sunday, October 28, at St. Josephs Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bessie Robinson France, 69, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Herman France. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 30, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Julie Fuller, 92, of Steele, died Sunday, October 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 31, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Madeline “Madge” Baldwin Hibbits Gifford, 72, of Bolivar, Ohio, died Sunday, October 28, at Hennis Health Care Center. She is survived by her husband, Bill Gifford. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, November 1, under the direction of Lebold Funeral Home.

Cecil Ford Goff, 40, of Arab, Ala., died Saturday, October 27. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 2, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Fay Stratton Haynes, 82, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 26, at the Pikeville Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 29, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.
Doris Jean Stump Hurley, 64, of Pikeville, died Saturday, October 27. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, October 30, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Audrey Johnson, 73, of Virgie, died Wednesday, October 31, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 3, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

James W. Justice, 77, of McVeigh, died Saturday, October 28, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Keen Justice. Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 2, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Bobby Gene Marshall, 64, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, October 31, at a New York hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 3, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.
Lue Vernie Newsome, 75, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 29, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Richard Lee Smith, 79, of Brushy, died Sunday, October 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Joetta Ratliff Smith. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 31, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

October 31, 2001

Gracie Adkins Charles, 98, of Upper Chloe Creek, died Thursday, October 25, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Genevieve June Coleman, 60, of Robinson Creek, died Sunday, October 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, John P. Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Arnold Lee Damron, 57, of Robinson Creek, died Monday, October 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Eula Adkins Damron. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Joe Damron, 72, of Bradford, Vt., died Friday, September 28, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 2, under the direction of Hale Funeral Home.

Geraldine Gannon, 77, of Moultrie, Georgia, died Wednesday, October 24, in Moultrie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

James Hall, 85, of Grethel, Pike County native, died Thursday, October 25, at the McDowell Appalachian Reg-ional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 28, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Betty Lee Henry, 70, of Norton, Ohio, died Sunday, October 21. She is survived by her husband, Charles Henry. Bacher Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Johnine Justice Huffman, 71, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 19. She is survived by her husband, Foster Lee Huffman. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 22, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Paul E. Johnson, 84, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, October 19, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ruth Whitt May, 87, of McAndrews, died Friday, October 19, at Flatwoods. She is survived by her husband, Amos J. May. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 23, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Eugene “Tutt” Mullins, 70, of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, October 18, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

William Randell Price, 32, of Brushy, died Saturday, October 20, at Brushy. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Mary Ruth Richardson, 58, of Hardy, died Monday, October 22, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, W.Va. She is survived by her husband, Robert Richardson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Bob Shortridge, 65, of Regina, died Tuesday, October 23, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Mary Shortridge. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Geneva Slater, 72, of Aflex, died Tuesday, October 23, at the Mingo Manor Nursing Home, Williamson, W.Va. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Arnold Reed Smith, 62, of Little Creek, died Thursday, October 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Reba Robinson Smith. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James “Shorty” Smith, 63, of Pikeville, died Monday, Ocdtober 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Justice Smith. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Sadina Carol Wolford, 22, of Dandridge, Tenn., formerly of Majestic, died Tuesday, October 23, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Eddie Wolford. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Lois Wooten, 64, of Marrowbone, died Sunday, October 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Wooten. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Donald Edward Young, 56, of Phelps, died Monday, October 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Pricie Eldridge Young. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

October 29, 2001

Gracie Adkins Charles, 98, of Upper Chloe Creek, died Thursday, October 25, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Genevieve June Coleman, 60, of Robinson Creek, died Sunday, October 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, John P. Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Arnold Lee Damron, 57, of Robinson Creek, died Monday, October 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Eula Adkins Damron. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Joe Damron, 72, of Bradford, Vt., died Friday, September 28, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 2, under the direction of Hale Funeral Home.
Geraldine Gannon, 77, of Moultrie, Georgia, died Wednesday, October 24, in Moultrie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

James Hall, 85, of Grethel, Pike County native, died Thursday, October 25, at the McDowell Appalachian Reg-ional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 28, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Betty Lee Henry, 70, of Norton, Ohio, died Sunday, October 21. She is survived by her husband, Charles Henry. Bacher Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Johnine Justice Huffman, 71, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 19. She is survived by her husband, Foster Lee Huffman. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 22, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Paul E. Johnson, 84, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, October 19, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ruth Whitt May, 87, of McAndrews, died Friday, October 19, at Flatwoods. She is survived by her husband, Amos J. May. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 23, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Eugene “Tutt” Mullins, 70, of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, October 18, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 21, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

William Randell Price, 32, of Brushy, died Saturday, October 20, at Brushy. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Mary Ruth Richardson, 58, of Hardy, died Monday, October 22, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, W.Va. She is survived by her husband, Robert Richardson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Bob Shortridge, 65, of Regina, died Tuesday, October 23, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Mary Shortridge. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Geneva Slater, 72, of Aflex, died Tuesday, October 23, at the Mingo Manor Nursing Home, Williamson, W.Va. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Arnold Reed Smith, 62, of Little Creek, died Thursday, October 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Reba Robinson Smith. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James “Shorty” Smith, 63, of Pikeville, died Monday, October 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Justice Smith. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Sadina Carol Wolford, 22, of Dandridge, Tenn., formerly of Majestic, died Tuesday, October 23, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Eddie Wolford. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 27, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Lois Wooten, 64, of Marrowbone, died Sunday, October 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Wooten. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Donald Edward Young, 56, of Phelps, died Monday, October 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Pricie Eldridge Young. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 25, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

October 22, 2001

Kenney Lee Blackburn, 40, of Shelbiana, died Saturday, October 13, on the Mountain Parkway, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Calista Bowersock Blackburn, 36, of Shelbiana, died Saturday, October 13, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ervin Blankenship, 38, of Stopover, died Tuesday, October 16, at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 20, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Pearl R. Carter, 92, of Pikeville, died Thursday, October 18, at the Prestonsburg Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 21, at the J.W. Call Funeral Home and burial will be in the Johnson Memorial Park, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Virginia Coleman, 81, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, October 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 17, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Jack William Harrison, 49, of Steele, died Friday, October 12, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 14, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Boyd Hunt, 73, of Russell Springs, formerly of Phyllis, died Sunday, October 14, at Russell County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Annie Dotson Layne, 51, of Phelps, died Wednesday, October 17, in the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Gary Layne. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 20, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Junior Mills, 61, of Beckley, West Virginia, formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday, October 14, at Raleigh General in Raleigh, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 17, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Dr. David K. Mulliken, 81, of Pikeville, died Sunday, October 14, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Patty Akers Mulliken. A memorial service was conducted Wednesday, October 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Mickey Ron Smith, 39, of Douglas Parkway, died Monday, October 15, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Josephine Thompson, 78, of Racoon, died Monday, October 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 17, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

October 15, 2001

Mart V. Bailey, 99, of Stanville, died Saturday, October 6, at Parkview Nursing Home, Robinson Creek. He is survived by his wife, Maggie Wallace Bailey. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 10, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ronnie Bentley, 62, of Virgie, died Friday, October 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 9, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Gary C. Blackburn, 52, of Lower Johns Creek, died Thursday, October 4, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Nina M. Blackburn. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

John Walter Blackburn, 77, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 5. He is survived by his wife, Mable Blankenship Blackburn. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 7, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Hazel Rowe Freeman, 90, of Starke, Florida, formerly of Feds Creek, died Sunday, October 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ray Howell, 82, of Gallipolis, Ohio, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, October 8, at Arbors of Gallipolis. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Stella May, 85, of Greasy Creek, died Thursday, October 4, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Lonzo May. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 7, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Taylor Roy Mutter, 62, of Phyllis, died Saturday, October 6, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Richard Ray, 70, of Pikeville, died Saturday, October 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 9, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Harvey Ray, 68, of Grayson, native of Pikeville, died Friday, October 5, in Wheelersburg, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Libby Branham Ray. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, at the Cox Funeral Home Chapel, Barberton. Burial was in Lakewood Cemetery, Akron. Arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Anthony “Mo” Wayne Ritchie, 32, of Jenkins, died Thursday, October 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Marie Dishman Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Phyllis Coleman Runion of Springs, died Monday, October 8, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 12, under the direction of Catchem Funeral Home.

Lacy M. Goodman Sr., 79, of Pikeville, died Thursday, October 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Campbell Goodman. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Arthur Thacker, 80, of Sidney, died Sunday, October 7, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann Billiter Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 10, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Berlin Thacker, 91, of Stone, died Sunday, October 7, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, W Va. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 9, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Juanita Thacker, 70, of Greasy Creek, died Friday, October 5, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Bufford Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

George Cecil Wells, 91, of Pikeville, died Friday, October 5, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ella Fell Wells. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Shirley West, 57, of McAndrews, died Saturday, October 6. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

September 24, 2001

Zinna Janice Scott Friend, 60, died Friday, September 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Paul E. Ratliff, 81, of Rockhouse, died Wednesday, September 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Brandi Michelle Perkins, 21, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, September 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 14, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Buzz Justice Jr., 29, of Millard, died Friday, September 14. Funeral services were held Monday, September 17, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Dan Willis, 74, of Virgie, died Friday, September 14, in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Alicia Ferris, 35, of Raccoon, died Friday, September 14. She is survived by her husband, Donald Ferris. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 18, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Muriel Hollis Bales, 78, a former resident of Pikeville, died Thursday, September 20, at the Dales Personal Care Home. Memorial services will be conducted today (Sunday), September 23.

Margie Marie Tucker, 65, of Jonancy, died Monday, September 17, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

George Floyd Ferrell, 79, died Sunday, September 16, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville. He is survived by his wife, Nolaine Hurley Ferrell. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 22, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Willis Stiltner, 73, of Hatfield, died Wednesday, September 19, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann Brown Stiltner. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

James Layne, 84, formerly of Freeburn, died Wednesday, September 19, in Joliet, Ill. Funeral services were directed by R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ethel Dipatre, 73, of Kimper, died Tuesday, September 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Community Funeral Home made arrangements.

Billie Jean Chaney Branham, 65, of Lower Pompey, died Wednesday, September 19. Funeral services were held Friday, September 21, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Dr. Gary Arnold Epling, 56, died Sunday, September 9, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lee Keating Epling. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Mildred Williams, 67, of Sookeys Creek, died Thursday, September 20, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Ray Williams. Funeral services will be conducted today (Sunday), September 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Katherine L. Tosti, 87, died Monday, September 17. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, September 20, under the direction of Edgington & Taylor Funeral Home.

September 17, 2001

Carl Branham is the son of Carl J. Branham of Staffordsville. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, September 8, at Riverside. Arrangements were under direction of Carey Funeral Home.

Hester Burchett, 90, of Galloway, Ohio, formerly of Virgie, died Friday, September 7, in Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 12, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Robert Chaney, 68, of Pikeville, died Friday, September 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 10, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Roy Coleman, 61, of Saratoga Springs, New York, Pikeville native, died Saturday, September 8, at Saratoga Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Thompson Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 11, in the Armer Funeral Home.

Blanche R. Duvall, 93, of Childersburg, Ala. died Monday, September 10, at Montclair BMC, Birmngham. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 12, under the direction of Curtis & Son Childersburg Chapel.

Donna Jakubiak, 52, of Wyandotte, Mich. died Wednesday, September 5. She is survived by her husband, Stanley Jakubiak. Graveside funeral services were conducted Monday, September 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Verva Anne Kelly, 53, of Shelbiana, died Friday, September 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mildred Ann Huffman Looney, 74, of Pikeville, died Thursday, September 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Willie Clarence Matney, 81, of Proctorville, Ohio, formerly of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, September 6, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, W. Va. He is survived by his wife, Eileen Matney. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Payton Michael Pallotta, infant son of Michael Pallotta and Joy Epling of Pikeville, died Wednesday, September 5. Graveside funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Brandi Michelle Perkins, 21, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, September 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Paul E. Ratliff, 81, of Rockhouse, died Wednesday, September 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Claude Eugene “Bo Jack” Reynolds, 53, of Salyersville, Pike County native, formerly of Phyllis, died Saturday, September 8, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary Reynolds. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 11, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Mark A. Roberts, 44, of Virgie, died Saturday, September 8, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Gina K. Roberts. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 10, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Alex Edward “Ed” Scott, 71, of Hardy, died Thursday, September 6, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W. Va. He is survived by his wife, Vondell Maynard Scott. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 10, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Arthur E. Ulrich, 88, of LaSalle, Ill. died Friday, September 7, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Helen M. Haley Ulrich. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 11, under the direction of Mueller and Pagani Funeral Home.

Ada Louise Hensley West, 64, of McAndrews, died Sunday, September 9, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 12, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

September 10, 2001

Verda Jones Cline, 69, of Rockhouse, died Friday, August 31, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 3, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Emit Coleman, 73, of Pikeville, died Sunday, August 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

George W.F. “Jo Jo” Hall, 66, of South Williamson, died Friday, August 31, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Stratton Hall. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 3, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ray Deward Harlow, 73, of Huddy, died Friday, August 31, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Effie Blackburn Harlow. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 3, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Mickey Hubbard, 54, of Hardy, native of Williamson, W. Va., died Saturday, September 1, in the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 4, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Barrett Kennedy, 52, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Friday, August 31, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 2, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Walter “Whistle” Mullins, 98, of Pinsonfork, died Wednesday, September 5, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Beulah England Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Madge Pinson Ribken, 91, died Sunday, September 2, in Chelan, Washington. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 9, at 1 p.m., under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Roland Robertson, 88, of McCarr, died Saturday, September 1, in Hoboken, Georgia. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Russell Thacker, 85, of Hardy, native of Phyllis, died Wednesday, September 5, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 9, 2 p.m., under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

David L. Varney, 56, of Canada, died Friday, August 31, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital emergency room. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Virginia Coleman Varney. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 3, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

September 5, 2001

Geraldine Matney Anders, 46, of Oakwood, Va., died Saturday, August 25, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Edgar Lee Anders. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 29, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Edna Ball, 91, of Forgan, Okla., formerly of Stone, died Wednesday, August 22, in Oklahoma. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Barbara Barrios, 80, a native of Freeburn, of Red Jacket, W. Va, died Sunday, August 26, at the South Williamson Regional Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility. She is survived by her husband, Manuel Barrios. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 30, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Edith Hurst Burke, 82, of Myra, died Monday, August 27, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ruby L. Blackburn, 69, of Forest Hills, died Thursday, August 23, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Carroll Coleman “C.C.” Cinnamond, 63, of Pikeville, died Friday, August 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Carrie Wiley Cinnamond. A memorial service was held Tuesday, August 28, in the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home Chapel.

Katherine Coleman, 92, of Kimper, died Saturday, August 25, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 28, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Emit Coleman, 73, of Pikeville, died Sunday, August 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home. Graveside military rites were conducted by DAV Chapter 166, Johns Creek.

Mildred Louise Cooke Collier, 77, of Wilmore, formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday, August 26, at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, Wilmore. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 28, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Daley Cundiff, 83, of Hatfield, died Thursday, August 23, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mattie Burnett Cundiff. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 26, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Herman Wayne “Birdie” Harris, 63, of Fords Branch, died Friday, August 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Glenn D. “Deek” Ratliff Jr., 62, of Grundy, Va., died Friday, August 24, at Buchanan General Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Mae Clevinger Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 28, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Cora West Kinney, 79, of Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center, Robinson Creek, died Monday, August 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Alice Jewell McClanahan Matney, 75, of Grundy, Virginia, died Wednesday, August 22. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Bessie Caroline Belcher Ramey, 90, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, August 27, at the Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 30, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Nana Lee Owens Ratliff, 74, of Nicholasville, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, August 23, at St. Joseph Hospital’s Hospice Care Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Kelsey Evans Friend Sr., 79, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Earp Friend. Funeral services were conducted, Wednesday, August 29, under direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home. Graveside military rites were conducted by DAV Chapter 166, Johns Creek.

Betty Ann Syck Young, 69, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Upper Chloe Creek, died Tuesday, August 21. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, August 28, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

August 24, 2001

Mary M. Adams, 88, of Bellevue, Ohio, died Sunday, August 19. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 21, under the direction of Foos & Son Funeral Home.

Betty Pearl Burke Addington, 95, Pike County native, of Monroe, Ohio, formerly of South Shore, died Wednesday, August 22, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home of South Shore.

Della Jane Bowman Baldwin, 45, of Troutville, Va., formerly of Buchanan County, Va., died Tuesday, August 21. She is survived by her husband, Gary R. Baldwin. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 24, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Ginger Yvonne Branham, 38, of Hellier, died Wednesday, August 22, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Randy Blake Williams. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 26, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Lionel Chaney, 55, of Powells Creek, died Saturday, August 18, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Rhoda Chaney, 53, of Powells Creek, died Saturday, August 18, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Burdette C. Dailey, 66, of Ashland, died Friday, August 17, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Wolfe Dailey. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 20, under the direction of Steen Funeral Home.

Sarah Davis, 86, of Sabina, Ohio, Pike County native, died Saturday, August 18, at Continental Manor Nursing Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 21, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Walter E. Ellison, 75, of Milan, Ind., formerly of Moores Hill, Ind., died Monday, August 20, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Velma Ruth Hackworth Ellison. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home.

Ireland Hale, 60, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, August 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Maye Dean Thacker Hall. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Gary Mason Jessie, 45, of Paw Paw, died Tuesday, August 21, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Wayne Edmiston Jr., 75, of McAndrews, died Wednesday, August 22, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Maxine Kinney, 69, of Shelbiana, died Saturday, August 18. She is survived by her husband, Cledis Kinney. Funeral services were conducted Tuedsay, August 21, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Mackadoo Maynard, 71, of Varney, died Thursday, August 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 19, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Harold “Harry” Redmon, 69, of Virgie, died Friday, August 17, at his home. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Elma Polly Whitt Robinette, 89, of Pikeville, died Saturday, August 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Pebble Rowe, 85, of Rockhouse, died Sunday, August 19, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 23, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Johnnie Salyer, 74, of Ashcamp, died Monday, August 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 23, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Larry T. Simpson, 51, of Hellier, died Tuesday, August 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Joe Darrell Sparks, 62, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, August 22. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 25, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Loretta Rae Spears, 71, of Pikeville, died Sunday, August 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 22, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

George Thomas “Tommy” Taylor, 52, of Belo, W.Va., native of Ransom, died Thursday, August 16, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Janice Ball Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 19, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Virginia Williams, 71, of Kimper, died Monday, August 20, at the South Wiliamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 23, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Betty Ann Syck Young, 69, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Upper Chloe Creek, died Tuesday, August 21. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, August 28, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

August 20, 2001

Gertrude Elizabeth “Dollie” Broyles Adkins, 85, of Sebastian, Florida, died Sunday, August 12, at her home. Graveside services were conducted Friday, August 17, at Broyles Cemetery, Lindside, West Virginia, under the direction of Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home.

Dorothy May Ball, 87, of Oklahoma City, native of Canada, died Sunday, August 12, in Oklahoma City. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 18, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Emil “Blue” Balridge, 58, of Hellier, died Wednesday, August 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Suetta Hylton Baldridge. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 10, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Jimmy Bentley, 68, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, August 14. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 17, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Marion Eleanor Gregoire Burns, 80, of Harold, died Sunday, August 5, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Nellie P. Coleman, 84, of McCarr, formerly of Vulcan, W. Va., died Monday, August 13, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Bradley Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction or Rogers Funeral Home.

Wilma Leigh Daniels, 46, of Majestic, died Wednesday, August 8, at her home. She is survived by her husband, David Daniels. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 11, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Doris Gillman, 76, of Pikeville, died Thursday, August 9, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 11, under the direction of Kurner Louis Funeral Home, Oak Hill, Ohio.

William Joseph Gooslin, 56, of Phelps, died Tuesday, August 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mary Chambers Gooslin. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 10, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

A memorial service for Nina May Gray, formerly of Pikeville, was held Saturday, August 11, in the First Presbyterian Church, Pikeville.

Larry “Lonnie” Hall, 53, of Dorton, died Saturday, August 4, at Jenkins Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Akers Hall. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 7 under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Andrea Hopkins, 24, of Shelbiana, died Tuesday, August 7. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Hopkins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Joyce Evelyn Kline, 67, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, August 9, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Viola Bevins Layne, 86, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, August 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Avonelle B. Thacker Ray, 70, of Greasy Creek, were conducted Saturday, August 11, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Eunice Burke Runyon, 87, of New Port Richey, Fla., died Saturday, August 11, in Florida. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 15, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Billy E. Sanders, 61, Pike County native, died Wednesday, August 15. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Frances Walker Scott, 76, of Sea Island, Ga., died Monday, August 13, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 15, under the direction of Edo Miller & Son Funeral Home.

Chester Slone, 63, of McCarr, died Saturday, August 11, at his home. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Dotson Slone. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Earthlee Susan Davis Stanley, 89, of Dorton, died Tuesday, August 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Abigail Marie Tackett, infant daughter of Douglas and Frances Tackett, died Saturday, August 11, at the Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Herman Thacker, 73, of Pikeville, died Monday, August 13. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 16, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

William “Archie” Whitt, 70, of Phelps, died Saturday, August 11, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Zankovitch Whitt. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 14, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Phelps Chapel.

Monroe Williamson, 80, of Roanoke, Va., died Tuesday, August 7. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, August 11, in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, Chloe Road. Arrangements were under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Rachel Garrett Wright, 81, of Dorton, died Saturday, August 11, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Wesley Wright. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 13, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

August 6, 2001

Donald Wayne Bevins, 25, of Shelbiana, died Friday, July 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Andrea Bevins. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 31, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

Charles Bickford, 85, of Danville, Virginia, a Pike County native, died Saturday, July 28, at the Danville Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Adkins Bickford. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 30, under the direction of Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel.

Beryl Bishard, 74, of Phelps, died Friday, July 27, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Lloyd Blankenship, 79, of Phelps, died Wednesday, August 1, at Pikeville Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Millie Hurley Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 4, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services Chapel.

Delbert Burchett, 68, of Grayson, died Monday, July 30, at the home of his son, Kyle Burchett. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 2, under the direction of Sparks Funeral Home.

Virgie Casey, 66, of Phelps, died Tuesday, July 31, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 3, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

James Ervin Daniel, 71, of Hatfield, died Sunday, July 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Fraley Daniel. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 1, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Fronia Marie Dotson, 78, died Saturday, July 28, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 30, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Hubert L. Elswick, 71, of Virgie, died Saturday, July 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Katherine Young Freeman, 83, of Ashland, native of Pinsonfork, died Tuesday, July 31, at Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 4, under the direction of Steen Funeral Homes.

Pearl Hall, 93, of Virgie, died Wednesday, July 25, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 29, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Charles E. Harrison, 65, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Wednesday, August 1, in the Emergency Room at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Thompson Harrison. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 4, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Kevin Johnson, 22, of Shelbiana, formerly of Kingsport, Tenn., died Thursday, July 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. A memorial service was held Sunday, July 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lillie Boggs Lucas, 75, of Jenkins, died Tuesday, July 31, at her home. She is survived by her husband, James “Indian” Lucas. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Tony Maynard, 73, of Hamden, Ohio, a native of Pikeville, died Sunday, July 29, at the Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Garnette Burchett Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, August 1, under the direction of McWilliams Funeral Home.

Janice C. McAlister, 56, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, died Sunday, July 29, at her home. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Schoedinger East Chapel, Columbus, Ohio.

Joseph Ernest Peters, 86, of Sidney, died Wednesday, August 1, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 4, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Eunice Runyon, 90, of Pinsonfork, died Wednesday, August 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 4, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Julia Memphis Slone, 91, of Big Rock, Virginia, died Monday, July 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 2, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Verdie Smith, 86, of McVeigh, died Saturday, July 28, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 31, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Christopher Eugene Trujillo, 29, of Tram, died Friday, July 27. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 30, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Lydia Marie White, 59, of Lexington, formerly of Hardy, died Friday, July 27, in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 29, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

July 30, 2001

Cinda Adams, 87, of Pikeville, formerly of Eubank and Ison, died Wednesday, July 25, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 28, under the direction of Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg.

James Oliver “Oddie” Booten, 75, of Turkey Creek, died Tuesday, July 24, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Anna Slater Booten. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 26, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Vernie Akers, 83, of Branchland, West Virginia, a Pike County native, died Tuesday, July 24, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 27, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ray Allen “Sonny” Elkins, 57, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, July 18, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 21, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Pearl Hall, 93, of Virgie, died Wednesday, July 25, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 29, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Kenneth Huey Riddle, 69, of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, formerly of McVeigh, died Tuesday, July 24, at St. John’s Hospital, Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hurley Riddle. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 28, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Violet E. Runyon James, 79, of Joes Creek, died Thursday, July 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 29, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Joe Stanley Jr., 78, of Pikeville, died Thursday, July 19, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Stanley. A memorial service was held Monday, July 23, in the Justice Funeral Home.

Gene Arthur Maynard, 25, of Upper Johns Creek, died Wednesday, July 18, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 22, at the Apple Orchard Old Regular Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ina Jean Price, 68, of Taylor, Michigan, native of Pike County, died Thursday, May 10. Burial was in the Michigan Memorial Cemetery in Flat Rock, Michigan. Information, courtesy of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

July 16, 2001

Easter Ray Belcher, 80, of Parkview Manor, Robinson Creek, died Friday, July 6, at Parkview. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 9, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jesse Allen Biliter, 78, of Freeburn, died Sunday, July 8, at the home of his daughter, in Phelps. He is survived by his wife, Alley Tilley Biliter. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 11, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Scott Cavins, 87, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, July 10, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 12, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Anne B. Chadwick, 93, of Hardy, died Sunday, July 8, at Pikeville Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 11, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Vesta Clevenger, 86, of Brushy, died Saturday, July 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 10, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Minnie “Grannie” Coleman, 73, of South Point, Ohio, Pike County native, died Wednesday, July 11, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 14, under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home.

Drexel Edward Collins, 35, of Pikeville, died Saturday, July 7. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 10, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Peyton Hurley Jr., 75, of Stopover, died Tuesday, July 10, in the Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 13, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Angeline Justice, 79, of Greasy Creek, died Wednesday, July 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 15, 11 a.m., in the Pinecrest Funeral Home, Justiceville.

Lexie Adams Justice, 81, of Powells Creek, died Friday, July 6, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 9, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

Add McKinney, 76, of Harold, died Wednesday, July 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Tackett McKinney. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 15, in the Lower Toler Church of Christ, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Danny Marvis Mullins, 62, of Pikeville, died Friday, July 6, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 9, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

David D.M. Ratliff, 74, of Mouthcard, died Friday, July 6, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Va. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Georgia Clark Runyon, 90, of Johns Creek, died Monday, July 9, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 12, at the Mayflower Unity Baptist Church with burial in the family cemetery, Johns Creek. Arrangements were under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Betty S. Salyer, 66, of Pikeville, died Monday, July 9, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Billy R. Salyer. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 12, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Billie Pearl Layne Salyers, 73, of Big Rock, Virginia, Pike County native, died Tuesday, July 10, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 13, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Josephine Mullins Simmons, 79, of Belle, West Virginia, died Saturday, July 7, at Beverly Health Care in Glasgow, West Virginia. Memorial services were conducted Tuesday, July 10, in the Montgomery Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Arrangements were under the direction of Fidler and Frame Funeral Home.

Keisha Jonell Tackett, two-days-old daughter of Brandi Tackett, died Monday, July 9, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 12, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Octavia Gilliam Woodward, 93, of Pikeville, died Friday, July 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 9, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.Inez Ray Workman, 75, of Fords Branch, died Sunday, July 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Peggy Appleton York, 68, of Hawkinsville, Georgia, and Crete, Illinois, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, July 3, at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights, Illinois. She is survived by her husband, Earl Foster York. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 17, at the First United Methodist Church in Hawkinsville.

July 9, 2001

Freddie Adkins, 63, died Wednesday, June 20. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m., under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home’s Staples Mill Chapel.

Teddy R. “Ace” Branham, 71, died Thursday, June 28, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 1, at 2 p.m., under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home Chapel.

Cora H. Carter, 86, died Tuesday, June 26, at the Alterra Health Care Residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 30, at 1 p.m. under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

James Hurley, 91, died Tuesday, June 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 28, at 1 p.m., under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home Chapel.

Mary Lester, 73, died Thursday, June 28, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 1, at 1 p.m., under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Glema Kathleen Roberts, 69, died Monday, June 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 28, at 11 a.m., under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Calvin Lynn Goff, 51, died Sunday, July 1, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Justice Goff. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 4, at 11 a.m. under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Mary Gibson, 86, died Sunday, July 1, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 4, at 1 p.m., under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

James Wolford, 58, died Monday, July 2, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 5, at 11 a.m., under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services Chapel.

Callie Slone Ramey, 86, died Monday, July 2, at her home. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 5, at 1 p.m., under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Homer Chester Little, 83, died Thursday, June 28. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Williams-Thomas Chapel of the Chimes.

Leroy Reed, 83, died Friday, June 29, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Leo Blackburn Reed. Funeral services were held Monday, July 2, at 1 p.m., under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Carl Edward Robinette, 45, died Friday, June 29, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, at noon, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services Chapel.

Patricia Slone, 70, died Sunday, July 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Homer Slone. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, at 11 a.m., under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ruby Oney, 63, died Saturday, June 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Clifford Oney. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, at 1 p.m., under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Henry Potensky, 83, died Saturday, July 30, at Christ Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Dotson Potensky. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 5, at 10:30 a.m., under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Douglas Ramey, 49, died Saturday, June 30. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 3, at noon, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

July 2, 2001

Dollie Anderson, 77, of Harless Creek, died Thursday, June 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, John Anderson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 24, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

Randal Bentley, 60, of Little Creek, died Monday, June 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Kay Davis Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Christopher Lee Bevins, 18, of Lower Pompey, died Sunday, June 24, the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 27, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

Joseph Edward Billiter, 50, of Turkey Creek, died Friday, June 22, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Varney Billiter. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 24, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Rebecca Blankenship, 100, of Breaks, Virginia, died Thursday, June 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 24, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Vernon “Prater” Childers, 70, of Shelby Gap, died Sunday, June 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Baszella Holbrook Childers. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jason Curtis Cole, 23, of Salyersville, Pike County native, died Wednesday, June 20, in Wolfe County. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Wireman Cole. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 23, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home.

Rush Dye, 57, of Pikeville, died Monday, June 18. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 21, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Keith Ann “Kitty” Alley Kilgore, 51, of Grundy, Va., died Saturday, June 23, in Dickenson County, Va., the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She is survived by her husband, William D. Kilgore Jr. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 26, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Geraldine Cavins Morgan, 71, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, June 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Raymond Douglas Mullins, 57, of Beaver, Ohio, formerly of Belfry, died Monday, June 25, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Kay Spradlin Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 28, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Carrie E. Mullins, 98, of Beefhide, died Sunday, June 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 27, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ben Varney, 78, of Matewan, W. Va., died Sunday, June 24, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ophelia Edwards Varney. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 27, under the direction of Chaffin Funeral Home, Delbarton, W. Va.

Mary Williamson, 64, of Phyllis, died Sunday, June 24, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 27, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

June 25, 2001

Dollie Anderson, 77, of of Pikeville, died Thursday, June 21, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 24, at the Pinecrest Funeral Home, Justiceville, Kentucky.

Edith Avelene Johnson Bishop, 87, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, June 14, at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Thomas Raymond “Ray” Campbell of Eustis, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, June 8. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Coleman Campbell. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, in Eustis, and burial followed in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

Ocie Charles, 93, of Pikeville, died Thursday, June 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.Joyce Coleman Clevinger, 71, of Marrowbone Creek Road, died Thursday, June 14, at Well Mount Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, Charles Bruce Clevinger. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Rush Dye, 57, of Pikeville, died Monday, June 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Mary Hall, 84, of Grayson, died Wednesday, June 13, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center in Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 16, under the direction of Malone Funeral Home.

Hazel Mahon Hardin, 84, of Beech Creek, West Virginia, died Saturday, June 16, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility. She is survived by her husband, Tolbert Hardin. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 18, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Irene Hayes, 67, of Grassy Creek Road, died Monday, June 18, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 22, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Mae Coleman Johnson, 88, of Regina, died Monday, June 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 20, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

Cynthia Rosetta Cool Justice, 77, died Thursday, June 14, after an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 18, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Carole Ann Skeens Kinder, 60, of Big Rock, Virginia, died Thursday, June 14, at Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City. She is survived by her husband, Paul R. Kinder. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 16, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Emery Layne, 79, of Kimper, died Friday, June 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Eula Mae Layne. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 18, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Pete A. Little, 75, of Virgie, died Saturday, June 16, at Jenkins Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Rita Johnson Little. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Frank Silas Mullins, 67, of Virgie, died Monday, June 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Eva Bentley Mullins. Funeral services were conduted Thursday, June 21, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Linda Kay Scarberry, 42, of Princeton, West Virginia, died Saturday, June 16, at her home from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 21, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Elder David Slone, 66, of Sheffield Township, Ohio, died Monday, June 18, at Cleveland Clinic Hospital of injuries sustained in an accidental fall in Pikeville on June 6. He is survived by his wife, Linda Thacker Slone. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 22, under the direction of Dovin Funeral Home.

Mary A. “Granny Mary” Thornbury, 82, of Sidney, died Saturday, June 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 20, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Alma Faye Thornsbury, 68, of Jamboree, died Thursday, June 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Thornsbury. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

June 18, 2001

Chester Allen Bartley, 80 of Collins Highway, died Sunday, June 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nella Mae Damron Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Oliver Lee “Slangshot” Bentley, 67, of Rockhouse, died Thursday, June 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 10, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Eula Mae Bartley Buckley, 88, of Pikeville, died Monday, June 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 13, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Calvin Coolidge Church, 75, of Feds Creek, died Tuesday, June 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Justice Church. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 8, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Joyce Clevinger, 71, of Marrowbone, died Thursday, June 14, at the Well Mount Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Frederick Boucheron Damron, 55, of Holland, Mich., died Tuesday, June 5, at his home. A memorial service was held Wednesday, June 13, under the direction of Dykstra Funeral Home.

Thelma Huff Ellison, 77, of Kingsport, Tennessee, native of Fleming, died Tuesday, June 12, at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 15, under the direction of Oak Hill Funeral Home.

Jeanetta Hackney, 39, of Clarkson, Mich., formerly of Mouthcard, died Friday, June 8, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Edith Gertrude Hatfield, 84, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of McAndrews, died Wednesday, June 13, at the Columbus Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 16, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ballard Houston, 80, of Dorton, died Thursday, June 14, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Isa Belcher Houston. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 17, 11 a.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Francis M. Huffman, 70, of Bradenton, Florida., formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday, June 12. He is survived by his wife, Ardith J. Huffman. A memorial service was held Friday, June 15, in the Island Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Brown & Sons Funeral Home.

Thersia Johnson, 90, of Virgie, died Monday, June 11, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 13, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Clifford Ray “C.J.” Johnson Jr., 20, of Pikeville, died Sunday, June 10, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Clarice Justice, 94, of Kimper, died Friday, June 8, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Cynthia Rosetta Cool Justice, 77, of Anderson, Indiana, died Thursday, June 14, at St. John’s Hospital in Anderson. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Community Funeral Home, Zebulon.

Homer Chester Little, 83, of Stark, Fla., formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, June 7. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Williams & Thomas Funeral Home.

Annie May, 89, of McAndrews, died Wednesday, June 13, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 17, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Lon Brown Rogers, 95, of Lexington, died Saturday, June 9, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary Evelyn Walton Rogers. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 12, under the direction of Kerr Brothers Funeral Home.

Walter J. Smith, 71, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Monday, June 11, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Garlena Smith. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 15, under the direction of Emerald Coast Funeral Home.

Joshua Eugene Williams, 17, of Phyllis, died Sunday, June 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 14, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Mabel Wilson, 73, of Turkey Creek, died Wednesday, June 13, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 16, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

June 4, 2001

Lois Ann Adkins, 48, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, May 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Danny Lee Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Eunice “Cookie” Cable, 57, of Dorton, died Thursday, May 24, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Thelma Jean Wright Hampton, 81, of Virgie, died Wednesday, May 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 2, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Andy Hunt, 72, of Allen Park, Mich., formerly of Feds Creek, died Thursday, May 24, at Heartland Medical Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Florence (Hunt) Hunt. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Martha Ellen Justice, 84, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Joseph A. Justice. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 29, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Phillip Overman Lucas, 53, of Columbus, Ohio, died Thursday, May 24, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 29, under the direction of Schoedinger East Funeral Home.

Everett Mullins, 55, of Shelby Gap, died Friday, May 25, at Virgie. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Bertha Jones Muncy, 70, of Hatfield, died Wednesday, May 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Elder Wallace Muncy. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 2, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Campbell E. Proudfit, U.S. Air Force Retired, 70, of Summervlle, South Carolina, died Wednesday, May 30, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lucville Lucarelli-Proudfit. Arrangements are under the direction of James A. Dyal Funeral Home.

Roland Dow Wright, 70, of Jenkins, died Thursday, May 24, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Elkins Wright. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

May 29, 2001

Miranda Bartley, 82, of Rockhouse, died Saturday, May 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Eunice “Cookie” Cable, 58, of Dorton, died Thursday, May 24, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Alma H. Childers, 81, of Pikeville, died Sunday, May 20, at the Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Claude Daniels, 73, of  Gallipolis, Ohio, native of McVeigh, died Friday, May 18, at the Arbors at Gallipolis. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 21, under the direction of Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home.

Aldon Adkins “T-Model” Gannon, 67, of Phelps, died Tuesday, May 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Emma Ann Neal Gannon. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 25, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Annie Hackney, 88, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Thursday, May 17, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 21, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Jack Hamilton, 73, of Shelbiana, died Saturday, May 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Aileen Stewart Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 22, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Della Gross Haynes, 68, of Tram, died Monday, May 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 26, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ida Mae Hopson, 68, of Flaherty, formerly of Allegheny, died Monday, May 21, at the home of her daughter, Bea Akers, in Flaherty. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 24, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Andy Hunt, 72, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 24, at Wyandotte General Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Barbara Hunley, 69, of Toler, died Thursday, May 17, at Charleston, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 20, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Anderson Hurley, 77, of Regina, died Wednesday, May 16. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Danny Jarvis, 45, of Naugatuck, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 23, at the West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Mary Hodge Jarvis. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 27, 1 p.m., in the Laurel Creek Freewill Baptist Church, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Luster “Buster” Justice, 78, of Roseville, Michigan, formerly of Greasy Creek, died November 8, in Roseville. He is survived by his wife, Colleen Casebolt Justice. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 26, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

Betty Sue Tackett Kiser, 53, of Collins Highway, died Wednesday, May 23, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Elder Jarvey Kiser. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Martha Ellen Lovern, 63, of Nicholasville, died Wednesday, May 23, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 25, under the direction of Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home.

Delores May, 71, of Pinsonfork, died Friday, May 18, at the home of her daughter in Prairie View, Illinois. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Chris Mullins, 39, of Jenkins, died Monday, May 21, at Jenkins Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jimmie “Ray” Ramey, 63, of Russell Springs, formerly of Kimper, died Monday, May 14, in Russell Springs. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Province Funeral Home.

Rev. James E. Smith, 68, of Lovely, died Saturday, May 19, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Jean Taylor Smith. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 22, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Tracey Nora Smith, 78, of Canada, died Friday, May 18, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 22, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Jack Stamper, 66, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 17, at the Veterans Hospital in Louisville. He is survived by his wife, Margie Odam Stamper. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 20, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

John Varney Jr., 76, of McAndrews, died Thursday, May 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Vantice Reynolds Varney. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 20, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Maxie Williamson Weddington, 86, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 18, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 21, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Roland Wright, 70, of Dorton, died Thursday, May 24, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

May 21, 2001

June Katherine England Anderson, 82, of Slones Branch, died Friday, May 11, in Pikeville. She is survived by her husband, Paul G. Anderson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 17, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Douglas “Toby” Edward Bentley, 28, of Dallas, Georgia, formerly of Deane, died Saturday, May 12, at the Polk Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 16, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Rev. Ronald Coleman, 59, died Thursday, May 10, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Dolly Robinson Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 13, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Dollie Marie “Nanny” Curry, 69, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Tuesday, May 15, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Eddie Dwayne Elkins, 35, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, May 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Geniene Estep Elkins. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Nolie Mae Farley, 85, of Hardy, died Tuesday, May 15, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Robert Dale Fields, 42, of Haysi, Virginia, died Sunday, May 13, at the Holston Valley Hospital, Kingsport, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 16, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Emma Lou “Fuzzy” Francis, 62, of Fort Pierce, Florida, a native of Phelps, died Sunday, May 13, at her home. Graveside services were conducted under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Herbert Hampton, 73, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Marshalls Branch, died Monday, May 14, in Dayton. He is survived by his wife, Helen Hampton. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ruby Hinkle, 89, of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 10, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 12, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Anderson Hurley, 77, of Regina, died Wednesday, May 16. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Vinson “Fuji” Johnson, 34, of Rockhouse, died Tuesday, May 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Farrah Coleman Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

William Andrew “Andy” King, 36, of Pikeville, died Friday, May 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Deborah K. King. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 13, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Don “Pa-Don” McCoy, 89, of Regina, died Tuesday, May 15, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ricky Newsom, 44, of Virgie, died Thursday, May 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Willoughby “Wilbo” P. Ratliff, 72, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, May 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 16, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Clara Osborne Rowe, 73, a resident at Parkview Manor, Robinson Creek, formerly of Dorton, died Thursday, May 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 14, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Nancy Kathern Sanders, 56, of Pikeville, died Saturday, May 12, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 15, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Clement Sowards, 73, of Pikeville, died Monday, May 14, at Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek. He is survived by his wife, Patty Leslie Sowards. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Joannie Hatfield Sullivan, 80, of Ransom, died Wednesday, May 16, at the Skilled Nursing Facility of South Williamson Appalachian Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 18, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Fayetta Casebolt Thacker, 51, of Mayking, died Wednesday, May 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Lury Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 18, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

May 14, 2001

Ollie J. Bevins, 84, of Meta, died Tuesday, May 8, at his home. He is survived by his wife, June Burnette Bevins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 11, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Ronald Coleman, 59, of Rockhouse, died Thursday, May 10, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Monell Akers Elswick, 74, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, May 9, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 12, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ruby Hinkle, 89, of Pikeville, died Thursday, May 10, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 12, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Willis Meade, 80, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, May 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 12, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Harvey Perry, 95, of Naugatuck, West Virginia, died Tuesday, May 8, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 11, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Clara Osborne Rowe, 73, a resident at Parkview Manor, Robinson creek, formerly of Dorton, died Thursday, May 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Madeline Sluss Shortridge, 60, of Vansant, Virginia, died Wednesday, May 9, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Va. She is survived by her husband, Hassell B. Shortridge. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 12, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Bernie Slone, 74, of Kimper, died Wednesday, May 9, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 12, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

William E. Sproles, 51, of Grundy, Virginia, died Wednesday, May 9, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. Joint funeral service and memorial service were held for William E. Sproles and his mother, Martha Jane Newsome Spoles, Thursday, May 10, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Ronald Lee Watson, 55, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, May 9, in Elkhorn City. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday, May 13, 2 p.m., at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Smyrna, Ohio.

Mary Catherine Beard Welch, 100, of Canada, died Wednesday, May 9, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

May 7, 2001

Bert Adkins, 89, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 27, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Sharon Miller Clevinger, 53, of Lower Johns Creek, formerly of Phelps, died Saturday, April 28, at her home. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Helen Virginia McClanahan Darnell, 68, of Mouthcard, died Friday, April 26, at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, Arthur A. Darnell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 29, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Marie Leslie, 90, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 26, at the Pikeville Healthcare Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Gaynell Dotson Stanley, 65, of Steele, died Wednesday, April 25, in Terre-Haute, Indiana. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 29, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Luther “Hot Shot” Wyatt, 86, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 27, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Pikeville. Graveside services were conducted Monday, April 30, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Lurcie Bostic, 70, of Pikeville, formerly of Bent Branch, died Sunday, April 29, at Lily, at the home of her daughter, Vonda Sue Chapman. She is survived by her husband, Philip Bostic. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Mary Eleanor Hall, 75, of Fords Branch, died Tuesday, May 1, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lois Ann Sturgell Stacy, 69, of Mouthcard, died Monday, April 30, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Winford Lee Stacy. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Charles Clayton McGuire, 67, of Ashcamp, died Saturday, April 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, at the Ratliff Cemetery, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Elmer Looney, 90, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, April 28, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Clara Kirby, 84, of Stopover, died Sunday, April 29, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Goldie Carder, 87, died Tuesday, May 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Luther “Hot Shot” Wyatt, 86, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 27, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Monday, April 30, in the Anna E. Young Cemetery, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Edith Daugherty, 69, of Stopover, died Monday, April 30, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 3, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Bonnie P. Hatfield, 87, of Cincinnati, formerly of Ransom, died Sunday, April 29, at Hospice of Cincinnati. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Robert “Bob” B. Dotson, 68, of Melbourne, Florida, formerly of Phelps, died Wednesday, Apriul 18, at his home. Information, courtesy of Phelps Funeral Services.

Michael Garland Colley, 51, of Bristol, Tennessee, formerly of Prater, Virginia, died Friday, April 27, at his home. Graveside services were conducted Sunday, April 29, at Forest Hills Memory Gardens, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Lois Kay Clemons, 56, of Pickaway, West Virginia, died Saturday, April 28, at the Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Gene Clemons. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Rev. Webb Wilson Kennibrew, 67, of Kingsport, Tennessee, formerly of Cleveland, died Friday, April 27, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Eldora Honaker Garvin. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Thomas M. Stewart, 81, of Jenkins, died Sunday, April 29, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Christine Stewart. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Albert J. Hatfield, 76, of McCarr, died Saturday, April 28, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Stella Mae Thompson, 79, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 28, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 2, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Johnny Collins, 79, of Borderland, West Virginia, died Saturday, April 28, at the Charleston Area Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Varney Collins. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Sharon Gale Miller Clevenger, 53, of Pikeville, died Saturday, April 28, at her home. She is survived by her husband, J.D. Clevenger. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 1, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Brenda Olamae Mahon, 36, of Varney, West Virginia, died Wednesday, May 2, at St. Joseph Hospital Hospice Care Center, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 5, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Bethy Florence Thacker Johnson, 59, of Salyersville, died Thursday, May 3, at Salyersville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 5, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Goldie Nichols Carder, 87, a resident of Good Shepherd Community Nursing Home, formerly of Xenia, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 1, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 4, in the McColaugh Funeral Home, Xenia. Arrangements were under the direction of Justice Funeral Home, Pikeville.

Mary Eleanor Hall, 75, of Fords Branch, died Tuesday, May 1, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Woody Hall. Funeral services were conducted Friday, May 4, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

April 30, 2001

Lloyd “Doc” Adkins, 68, of Freedom, Indiana, died Thursday, April 19, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite Holloway Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 23, under the direction of West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home.

Alice Fay Clevinger, 61, of Biggs Branch Road, Pikeville, died Friday, April 20, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Randy Clevinger of Biggs Branch Road. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 23, under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Home.

Mabel Meadows Compton, 79, of Collins, died Wednesday, April 25, at Parkview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek. She is survived by her husband, James M. Compton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 28, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Malta Bailey DeHart, 85, of Virgie, died Tuesday, April 24, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Pearl Muncy Fields, 82, of Turkey Creek, died Sunday, April 22, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 26, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Oma Hamilton, 78, of Ashville, Ohio, formerly of Virgie, died Friday, April 20, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Hayes Johnson, 57, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda Carol Chapman Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Emile Thacker Keathley, 69, of Mt. Prospect, Ill., formerly of Millard, died Saturday, April 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Bruce Allen Levy, 52, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, April 25. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Vivian Gibson Little, 76, of Virgie, died Friday, April 20, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 23, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Mae Mosley, 78, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 23, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Robert Beard Parsons, 68, of Varney, died Wednesday, April 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Irene Young Parsons. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 28, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Orville Ratliff, 59, of Regina, died Thursday, April 19. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Bartley Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 23, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Berlin Tackett, 72, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Virgie, died Wednesday, April 25, at Pickerington Nursing & Rehab Center, Pickerington, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 28, under the direction of Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home.

Glen Allen Whitt, 79, of Pikeville, died Monday, April 23, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Helen Gearheart Whitt. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 26, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Andrew F. Walker Jr, 71, of Raccoon, died Monday, April 23, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Emigene Martin. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 26, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James Kenneth “Kenny” Williamson, 43, of Hatfield, died Thursday, April 19, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 23, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home

April 23, 2001

Barbara Blackburn, 87, of Johns Creek, died Saturday, April 14, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Nancy Slone Chaney, 70, of Red Creek, died Friday, April 13, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Pine Crest Funeral Home.

Dock Estep, 85, of Phelps, died Thursday, April 12, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Magaline Estep. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Nora Justice, 97, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 14, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Kermit Smith, 87, of Raccoon, died Friday, April 13. He is survived by his wife, Lacy Carter Smith. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Lena May Bevins, 98, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, April 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Jacqueline “Jackie” Tackett, 72, of Sevierville, Tennesee, formerly of Virgie, died Tuesday, April 10, at the Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center, Sevierville. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 13, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bobby J. Fuller, 60, of Grundy, Virginia, formerly of Steele, died Wednesday, April 11, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 14, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Myra Olive Cool, 87, of Sidney, died Wednesday, April 11, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 15, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Creacy Varney Chaffin, 87, of Sidney, died Tuesday, April 10, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Charles Edward Billiter, 79, of Christiansburg, Virginia, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, April 9, at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Billiter. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Emogene P. “Granny” Hensley, 74, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Tuesday, April 10, in the intensive care unit at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 13, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Johnny B. Arvin, 72, of Vansant, Virginia, died Sunday, April 15, at Russell County Medical Center, Lebanon, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Elmer Blankenship, 64, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Phelps, died Monday, April 16, at Mt. Carmel West Hospital in Columbus. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jessie May Damron Compton, 89, of Pikeville, died Monday, April 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were condcted Thursday, April 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Earl Ray Good, 67, of Mouthcard, died Sunday, April 15, at Lick Creek. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

John Daniel Hall, 27, of Mt. Clemens, Michigan, formerly of Toler, died Sunday, April 15, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Eugene Maynard, 68, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, April 17, at his home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Maggie Meade, 85, of Phyllis, died Sunday, April 15, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 17, under the dirction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ray Mullins, 28, of Cocoa Beach, Florida, formerly of Virgie, died Sunday, April 15, in West Palm Beach, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Misty Griffith Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 20, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Lillian E. Shortridge Ramey, 87, Fremont, Ohio, died Friday, April 13, at Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of Wonderly-Horvath Funeral Home.

Kermit Smith, 87, of Raccoon, died Friday, April 13. He is suvived by his wife, Lacy Carter Smith. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Juanita Murphy Stepp, 80, of Delbarton, West Virginia, formerly of Williamson, West Virginia, died Sunday, April 15, at Williamson Memorial Hospial, Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 19, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Mazie McCown Tackett, 87, of Robinson Creek, died Saturday, April 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Harry C. “Buddy” Ward, 73, of Gainesville, Florida, died Sunday, april 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Marlene Ward. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

David L. Wheeler, 53, of Clyde, Ohio, died Friday, April 13, in Bellevue Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Patrick. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18, under the direction of Nopper-Veh Funeral Home.

Authelia Bartley, 64, of Bryan, Ohio, native of Pike County, died Wednesday, April 18, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 21, under the direction of Grisier Funeral Home.

Nettie Bee Wright, 71, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, April 18, at St. Josephs Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 20, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Eugene Maynard, 68, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, April 17. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 20, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Elmer Blankenship, 64, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Phelps, died Monday, April 16, at Mount Carmel Hospital, Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Jo Dotson Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 20, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Raymond Wilson Hunt, 84, of Hardy, died Thursday, April 17, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Stanley Hunt. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 21, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Noble Trivette, 77, of Williamson, West Virginia, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday, April 13, at Mingo Manor, Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ray Mullins, 28, of Cocoa Beach, Florida, formerly of Virgie, died Sunday, April 15, in West Palm Beach, Florida. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

April 16, 2001

Amos Sesco, 82, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 6, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Horne Sesco. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 9, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Emma Grace France, 61, of Cowpen, died Sunday, April 7, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 10, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Mark Anthony Slone, 25, of Robinson Creek, died Sunday, April 8, in Morristown, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 12, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

James Arville Little, 67, of Virgie, died Friday, April 6, in Pikeville. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Brenda O’Brien Thacker, 50, of Morganton, North Carolina, formerly of Pond Creek, died Saturday, April 7, at Grace Hospital, Morganton. She is survived by her husband, Charles Gregory Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 10, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Debbie Lynn Bartley, 43, of McGaheysville, Virginia, died Saturday, April 7, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Alvaretta Syck Gilliam, 83, of Pikeville, died Sunday, April 8, at Parkview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitaiton Center, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jessie Aileen Gibson, 80, of Ashcamp, died Sunday, April 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 11, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

April 4, 2001

Lydia Rowe Rife, 88, of Grundy, Virginia, died Tuesday, March 27. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 31, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Ardella Sue Tackett, 88, of Pikeville, formerly of Shelby Gap, died Tuesday, March 27, at Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 30, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Pina Sue Meade, 72, of Virgie, died Thursday, March 29, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 1, at noon, at the Speight Church of Christ, at Virgie, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home. Burial was in the Meade Cemetery, at Deane.

Charles Bolden, 61, of Toler Creek, died Thursday, March 29, at the UK Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Jean Bolden. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 2, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Carl Curtis Looney, 79, of Morristown, Tennessee, died Wednesday, March 28, at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Looney. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 30, under the direction of Allen Funeral Home.

Pina Sue Meade, 72, of Virgie, died Thursday, March 29, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Amba Viola Burris Murphy, 78, of Pikeville, died Saturday, March 31, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 3, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Bobbie Williams Slone, 64, of Kimper, died Thursday, March 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 1, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Clarence Kenny Vandyke, 44, of Grundy, Virginia, died Thursday, March 29, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 2, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

March 28, 2001

Tiana Jane Reynolds, 60, of Phyllis, died Saturday, March 24, at her home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Essie M. Gooslin DeBoard, 91, of Phelps, died Saturday, March 24, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Jasper Justice, 91, of Little Creek Road, died Friday, March 23, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Anna Hopkins Justice. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Cosby Wiler, 92, died Friday, March 23, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 26, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Smith Bentley, 83, of Jenkins, died Sunday, March 25, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Maggie Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 10, under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

March 26, 2001

Lilly Vilis Thompson, 86, of Trenton, Michigan, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, March 19. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Clara C. Doyle, 48, of Huddy, died Tuesday, March 20, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home Chapel.

Randy Jay Miller, 53, of Turkey Creek, died Thursday, March 22, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 25, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Judge Richard Lundy Elswick, 52, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, March 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jewell Slone Elswick. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Charles Finley Courtney, 75, of Burlington, formerly of Island Creek, died Wednesday, February 7. Burial was in Floral Hills Cemetery, Taylor, Mills. Chambers and Grubles Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Goldia Ward Swiney, 75, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, March 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 24, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

James Madison Wright, 56, of Millers Creek, died Tuesday, March 20, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Wright. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 24, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Jesse D. “Jack” Farmer, 76, of Elmira Heights, N.Y., died Monday, March 19, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Helen Erickson Farmer. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of Barber Funeral Home.

Charlie Brown Jr., 81, of Raccoon, died Sunday, March 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 21, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Rufus Honaker, 63, of Arnoldsburg, West Virginia, formerly of Little Creek, died Monday, March 19, at his home. He is survived by is wife, Marie Honaker. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 22, under the direction of Stump Funeral Home.

Katherine Webb, 87, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, March 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Bonetta Clifton Dotson, 81, of Phelps, died Wednesday, March 21, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 24, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

March 23, 2001

Taylor Brooke Osborne, infant daughter of Brian Keith and Patricia Ann Justus Osborne of Grundy, Virginia, died Monday, March 19, at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 22, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Howard Adkins, 64, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, March 20, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 23, 2 p.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Velvie G. Cochran, 90, of Mount Sterling, died Monday, March 19, at Mary Chiles Hospital, Mount Sterling. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.
Hubert Johnson, 77, of Virgie, 

Hubert Johnson, 77, of Virgie, died Sunday, March 18, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Vonda Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 21, under the directon of Justice Funeral Services.

Eddie Rose, 26, of Magnolia, formerly of Marrowbone, died Saturday, March 17. He is survived by his wife, Crystal Stanley Rose. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 21, under the direction of Thacker Funeral Home.

Charlie Brown Jr., 81, of Raccoon, died Sunday, March 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 21, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Manuel C. Belcher, 78, of Belcher, died Saturday, March 17, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Ratliff Belcher. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 20, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Esther “Sissy” Justice, 79, of Pinsonfork, died Saturday, March 17, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 20, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Rebecca May Sykes, 77, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, March 17, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 20, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

March 21, 2001

Bertha Barnes, 89, of Pikeville, died Friday, March 16, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Glen McAuthur Blankenship, 57, of Phelps, died Thursday, March 15, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Vivian Kay Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 19, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Clinton Charles, 71, of Stone, died Friday, March 16, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Pat Charles. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 20, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Edward C. Ellis, 81, of Pikeville, died Thursday, March 15, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 18, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Joe Smith Jr., 60, of Freeburn, died Thursday, March 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Tibbs Smith. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 18, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Percy Foncel Wright, 82, of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, March 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ida Sanders Wright. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 18, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

March 19, 2001

Ruby McPeek Lockhart, 76, of Robinson Creek, died Saturday, March 10, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 13, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

William Lewis, 74, of Virgie, died Wednesday, March 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Nancy “Sis” Dotson Prater, 70, of Kimper, died Monday, March 12, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Glema Bevins Justice, 80, of Justiceville, died Tuesday, March 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ethel Hanners Lowe, 82, of Zebulon, died Wednesday, March 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Hayse Lowe. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Katherine Sue Cable, 54, of Dorton, died Tuesday, March 13, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Nina Gooslin Music, 63, of McCarr, died Tuesday, March 13, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Elsie Beatrice Conn Smith, 81, of Hurley, Virginia, died Monday, March 12, at Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Harry Deaton Trimble, 37, of Daytona Beach, Fla., formerly of Canada, died Sunday, March 11, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Oleva Dawn Thompson Mullins, 77, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, March 14. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Hassell Wolford Sr., 74, of Phelps, died Wednesday, March 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Wolford. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 18, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Lear Stanley, 71, of Detroit, formerly of Brushy, died Wednesday, March 14, at St. Johns Hospital, Detroit. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 19, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Joe Smith Jr., 60, of Freeburn, died Thursday, March 15, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Tibbs Smith. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

March, 16, 2001

Milburn Eugene Potter, 78, of Elkhorn City, died Monday, March 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Madge Kirk Potter. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 14, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Pluma Ann Rowe, 96, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, March 13, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 16, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Hertaux Ratliff, 82, of Elkhorn City, died Tuesday, March 13. He is survived by his wife, Belva Coleman Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Marie Mikoch, 63, of Pikeville, died Sunday, December 24, 2000, at her home. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, March 24, under the direction of Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home.

Shirley Jean Farmer Duty, 62, of Grundy, Virginia, died Sunday, March 11, at the Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 14, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Loretta Jean Tackett, 61, of Virgie, died Monday, March 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Dessie Branham Morgan, 87, of Grayson, formerly of Pike County, died Sunday, March 11, at the Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 14, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Sarah Louise Ewing, 75, of Phelps, formerly of Louisville, died Saturday, March 10, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. A private memorial service was held in Louisville and arrangements were under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Maude Kinney Phillips, 88, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, March 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Belinda K. Ross, 35, of Turkey Creek, died Monday, March 12, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Ora Kermit Hunt, 78, of Pikeville, died Saturday, March 10, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Opal Newsome Hunt. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 13, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Woodrow Wilson Reed, 79, of Hardy, died Saturday, March 10, at his home. He is survived by his wife, America Scott Reed. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Flordia Hackney Hall, 93, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, March 9, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 12, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Nancy “Sis” Dotson Prater, 70, of Kimper, died Monday, March 12, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Ernest Prater. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

March 12, 2001

Eura Hunt, 86, of Phyllis, died Saturday, March 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 6, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Lola McGuire, 77, of Raccoon, died Thursday, March 8. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 11, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Mae Justice Meade Smith, 84, of Catlettsburg, formerly of Feds Creek, died Friday, March 2, at Wooland Oaks Health Care Center, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, under the direction of Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home.

Cecil Warren Little, 75, of Virgie, died Tuesday, March 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Villa Tackett Little. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 9, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Troy Lee Evans, 37, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, March 4, in Jackson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 7, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

March 9, 2001

Virginia Joyce Long Canellas, 66, of Raysal, West Virginia, died Sunday, March 4, at the Welch Community Hospital, Welch, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 9, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home, Grundy Virginia.

Edgar Branham, 76, of Waterford, Ohio, Pike County native, died Monday, March 5, at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Zanesville, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Winnie Gay Childress. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 8, under the direction of McCurdy Funeral Home.

Bascom Harold Tester, 77, of Hurley, Virginia, died Monday, March 5, at a Bristol, Tennessee, hospital. He is survived by his wife, Pearl Estep Tester. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 8, under the direction of Virginia Funeral Home.

Robert “Bob” Carr McCoy, 64, of Maxie, Virginia, died Monday, March 5, at the Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 7, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Nora Lee McCoy Doss, 84, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, died Sunday, March 4, at Sunbridge for Virginia Beach Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Friday, March 9, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Roscoe Wolford, 69, of Stopover, died Monday, March 5, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 9, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Esther Mae Jones, 84, of Rockhouse, died Monday, March 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Donald Jones. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 9, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Rev. Arthur Eugene Bezanson, 88, of the Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Robinson creek, died Monday, March 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. A memorial service was conducted Tuesday, March 6, in the Elliott Chapel and burial was in the Central Florida National Cemetery.

Louise Ann Hunt Lester, 82, of Mohawk, West Virginia, died Saturday, March 3, at Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 7, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Arnold Griffith, 88, of Morehead, died Sunday, March 4, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Opal Fife Griffith. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 6, under the direction of Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals.

Charlie “Monroe” Leedy, 48, of Kimper, died Saturday, March 3. He is survived by his wife, Phoebe Charles Leedy. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 7, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Eura Hunt, 86, of Phyllis, died Sunday, March 4, at Pikeville Methoist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 6, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.
Maggie Alice Coleman, 74, of the Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City, died Monday, March 5, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 7, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Troy Lee Evans, 37, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, March 4, in Jackson. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 7, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

March 7, 2001

“Shady” Grady Kinney, 75, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, February 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Emma Lee Chaney, 70, of Lower Pompey, died Wednesday, February 28, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Buster Chaney. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 3, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Eurix Vanover, 81, of Virgie, died Monday, February 26, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Aileen Vanover. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Bertha Lillian Farley Wellman, 88, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Tuesday, February 27, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, February 28, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Bill McNeely Jr., 80, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Monday, February 26, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facilty. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Pearl Workman McNeeley. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 28, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Rilla Hall, 98, of South Gate, Mich., formerly of Virgie, died Tuesday, February 27, at Oakwood Seaway Hospital, Trenton, Mich. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Raymond “Dickie” May, 77, of Rockhouse, died Saturday, February 24. He is survived by his wife, Ival Coleman May. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Frank Lloyd Kendrick, 83, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, February 28, at the home of his niece, Patty Gooslin, in Pikeville. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 3, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Mae Justice Meade Smith, 84, of Catlettsburg, formerly of Feds Creek, died Friday, March 2, at Woodland Oaks Health Care Center, Ashland. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, in the First Church of God, Feds Creek, under the direction of Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home.

Biddie Elizabeth Williamson, 67, of Pikeville, died Saturday, March 3, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Aldon Wright, 93, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, March 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Beechel Breeding, 72, of Langsville, Ohio, formerly of Hardy, died Friday, March 2, at the Veterans Hospital in Cincinnati. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Josephine Jacobs Leger, 94, of Frankfort, died Saturday, March 3, in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 6, under the direction of Harrod Brothers Memorial Chapel.

Phyllis Irene Krosch Flowers, 47, of Hardy, died Friday, March 2, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Douglas Wayne Flowers Sr. Graveside funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Tommy Bruce Robinson, 68, of Hellier, died Thursday, March 1, at Jenkins Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Martha Lou Moore Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 4, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Kermit E. Romans, 81, of Hatfield, died Friday, March 2, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 5, in the Mary Elizabeth Old Regular Baptist Church.

John N. Chaney, 81, of Peytons Creek, died Thursday, March 1. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 4, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

March 2, 2001

Chester D. Bailey, 68, of Pikeville, died Sunday, February 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia West Bailey. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 28, in the Pikeville High School Alumni Auditorium. Arrangements were under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Virgie Stiltner Belcher, 93, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, February 25, at Mountain View Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Naoma Damron Tibbs, 87, of Tecumseh, Michigan, formerly of Pike County, died Friday, February 23, at her home. Private funeral services were under the direction of Purse Funeral Home.

Freddy Dan Thacker, 51, of Lorton, Virginia, formerly of Shelby Gap, died Sunday, February 25, at Potomac Hospital, Virginia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 2, in the Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lester Mounts, 79, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, formerly of Freeburn, died Sunday, February 25, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. He is survived by his wife, Irene Casey Layne Mounts. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Hazel Madilene Boyd, 62, of Vansant, Virginia, died Monday, February 26, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 1, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Laddie Marcum, 73, of Circleville, Ohio, formerly of Pike County area, died Tuesday, February 27, at Berger Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Fannie Fletcher Marcum. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 2, 1 p.m., under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Irvin Scott, 77, of Ransom, died Saturday, February 24, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Home, Phelps. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 28, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Raymond “Dickie” May, 77, of Rockhouse, died Saturday, February 24. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Rilla Hall, 98, of  Southgate, Michigan, formerly of Virgie, died Tuesday, February 27, at the Oakwood Seaway Hospital, Trenton, Michigan. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 2, 10 a.m., at the Enterprise Regular Baptist Church, Virgie, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

February 26, 2001

Bertha Justice Bentley, 52, of Grundy, Virginia, died Wednesday, February 21. She is survived by her husband, Tim Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 24, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Barbara Sue May, 66, of Huddy, died Thursday, February 22, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Jonah Edward May. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 25, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Joe David Slone, 32, of Island Creek, died Thursday, February 22, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident at Millard. He is survived by his wife, Andrea Coleman Slone. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 25, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Richard McGrath, 70, of Chilicothe, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 21, at Adena Hospital, Chilicothe. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Thelma Kinder Steele, 61, of Dade City, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Saturday, February 10, in Dade City. She is survived by her husband, Denny L. Steele. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 12, under the direction of Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home.

Dewey Akers, 79, of Jenkins, died Tuesday, February 20, at the Jenkins Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Carter Akers. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Weltha Margaret Stiltner Young, 75, of Maxie, Virginia, died Monday, February 19, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 23, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Deane Hopkins, 83, of Apex, North Carolina, died Wednesday, February 21. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 24, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Dora Lee Hastings, 85, of Williamson, West Virginia, formerly of Stone, died Tuesday, February 20, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 24, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Paul Carrell, 78, of Spring, Texas, died Wednesday, February 21. He is survived by his wife, Ella Cole Carrell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 25, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

February 23. 2001

Eunice Jersey McCoy, 86, of Pikeville, died Monday, February 19, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 23, under the direction of J.W. Call Funeral Home.

February 21, 2001

Carolyn “Callie” Friend, 85, of Pikeville, died Friday, February 16, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 19, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Chapel.

Catha Caudill, 81, of Virgie, died Saturday, February 17, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 20, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Harmon Reynolds Ritchie, 64, of Paris, died Thursday, February 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Bettie Bruce Hall Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 17, under the direction of Hinton-Turner Funeral Home.

Alice Varney, 71, of Kimper, died Thursday, February 15, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 17, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Bessie Addington Johnson, 98, of Myra, died Thursday, February 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 18, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Azzie Stacy Brooks, 48, of McAndrews, died Wednesday, February 14, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, William Brooks. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Wayne Velon Hamilton, 54, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, February 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Hobert Swiney, 53, of Road Fork, died Tuesday, February 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lockie Akers Swiney. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Kenneth Sullivan, 38, of Vinton, Ohio, formerly of Feds Creek, died Sunday, February 11, at the Holzer Medical Center. McCoy Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

February 19, 2001

Harmon Reynolds Ritchie, 64, of Paris, died Thursday, February 15, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Bettie Bruce Hall Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 17, under the direction of Hinton-Turner Funeral Home.

Alice Varney, 71, of Kimper, died Thursday, February 15, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 17, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Bessie Addington Johnson, 98, of Myra, died Thursday, February 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 18, 2 p.m., at Shelby Valley Church of Christ. Arrangements are under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Azzie Stacy Brooks, 48, of McAndrews, died Wednesday, February 14, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, William Brooks. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 17, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Wayne Velon Hamilton, 54, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, February 14, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 18, 1 p.m., under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Roy Vanhoose, 95, of Paintsville, died Monday, February 12, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 16, under the direction of Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

Hobert Swiney, 53, of Road Fork, died Tuesday, February 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Lockie Akers Swiney. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Kenneth Sullivan, 38, of Vinton, Ohio, formerly of Feds Creek, died Sunday, February 11, at the Holzer Medical Center. Arrangements are under direction of McCoy Moore Funeral Home.

Margery Dye Justice, 78, of Pikeville, died Friday, February 16, at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

February 16, 2001

Fred M. Burgess, 50, of Pikeville, died Friday, February 9. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 12, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Theda Mae Coleman, 60, of Marrowbone, died Monday, February 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, James E. Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 15, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Rissie Birchfield Sexton, 83, of Raccoon, died Monday, February 12, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 16, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Merlin Phillips, 72, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, formerly of Ransom, died Sunday, February 11, at Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 14, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Frank Kimble, 83, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Monday, February 12, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Hatfield Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth Sullivan, 38, of Vinton, Ohio, formerly of Freeburn, died Sunday, February 11, at the Holzer Medical Center, Vinton. Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Robert Eugene “Pee Wee” Mullins, 57, of Hellier, died Friday, February 9. He is survived by his wife, Reva Lois Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Hi Bevins, 88, of McAndrews, died Saturday, February 10, in the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

William Russell Ward, 68, of Williamson, West Virginia, died Friday, February 9, at the Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Francis Ward. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 13, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Peggy Howell, 65, of Pikeville, died Sunday, February 11, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Private services were conducted Wednesday.

James Rickey Harris, 45, of Pikeville, died Sunday, February 11, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 14, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

February 14, 2001

Fred M. Burgess, 50, of Pikeville, died Friday, February 9. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 12, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Gladys G. Hargett, 79, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, February 8, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 12, under the direction of Wages & Sons Funeral Home.

Frances Ruth Christian Huffman, 78, of Pikeville, died Thursday, February 8, at Parkview Nursing & Rehab Center, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

John Paul Hunt II, 48, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, February 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda Carol Tibbs Hunt. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Robert Eugene “Pee Wee” Mullins, 57, of Alleghany, died Friday, February 9. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

February 11, 2001

John Paul Hunt II, 48, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, January 7, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda Carol Hunt. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

William S. “Bill” Justice, 75, of Belfry, died Wednesday, February 7, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.
Frances Frost Hagan, 100, of London, died Saturday, February 3, in London. Private services were held for the immediate family.

Ernest Ralph Bentley, 70, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, February 6, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 8, under the direction of Crow & Son Funeral Home.

Delsa Conn Coleman Wean, 94, of Bastain, Virginia, formerly of Hurley, Virginia, died Tuesday, February 6, in Bastain. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 8, under the direction of Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home.

Ossie Branham, 50, of Germantown, Ohio, formerly of Fishtrap, died Tuesday, February 6, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Branham. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

February 9, 2001

William Goebel Owens, 64, of Belcher, died Monday, February 5, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Betty Clevinger Owens. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 8, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Tom “Ralph” Robinson, 74, of Harolds Branch, died Friday, February 2. He is survived by his wife, Vonda Adkins Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 5, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

James H. Reynolds, 82, of Wauseon, Ohio, died Saturday, February 3, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 6, under the direction of Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home.

Elmer Cline, 83, of War Eagle, West Virginia, died Monday, February 5, at the Mingo Manor Nursing Home, Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Opa Hatfield, 78, of McCarr, died Saturday, February 3, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mary Coleman Hatfield. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 7, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Lawrence Franklin Edmiston, 80, of McAndrews, died Friday, February 2, at Williamson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Crystal Gail Blankenship, 19, of Ransom, died Friday, February 2. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

February 7, 2001

Billy Eugene Diamond, 51, of Meta, died Wednesday, January 31, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Judith Kay Blackburn Diamond. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 4, under the direction of Weaver Mortuary, Williamson.

Vernonetta “Penny” Yarbour Stroud Adkins, 69, of Canada, died Wednesday, January 31, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 3, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Charles C. Maynard, 65, of Waterford, Michigan, died Sunday, January 28, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lois Ann Bevins Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 2, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Amanda Kiser Tackett, 29, of Louisville, formerly of Virgie, died Tuesday, January 30, at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville. She is survived by her husband, Claude Tackett II. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 2, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Glen Edward Moore, 69, of Melvin, died Tuesday, January 30, at th McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. A memorial service was conducted Thursday, February 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Gary Dean Dotson, 43, of Freeburn, died Wednesda, January 31, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 3, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Palmer Sword, 74, of Dunedin, Florida, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, February 1, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Pat Sword. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 4, under the direction of Moss-Feaster Funeral Home-Sylvan Abbey Chapel and burial was in Florida

February 5, 2001

William Roy Burke, 90, of Jonesborough, Tennesee, died Monday, January 29. He is survived by his wife, Laude Burke. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 1, under the direction of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home.

Helen Dare Hill Ratliff, 54, of Payne Gap, died Sunday, January 28, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 30, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Judy Lee May, 53, of Canada, died Saturday, January 27, at South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, James Walter May. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 30, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Mary Evelyn Tackett, 60, of Hellier, died Friday, January 26, at Rockhouse. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 29, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Freeda Anderson Norman, 84, of Summer Shade, died Sunday, January 28. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 30, under the direction of McMurtrey Funeral Home.

Francis Lorraine Glispy, 73, of Columbus, Ohio, died Friday, January 26, at Riverside Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 30, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Kenis Darrell, 87, of Big Rock, Virginia, died Saturday, January 27, at Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Udell Ratliff Rice Darnell. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 31, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Nell Wiser, 93, of Sarasota, Florida, died Sunday, January 21. Burial was in Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville.

Katherine Sowards, 72, of Jonancy, died Monday, January 29. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 1, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Amanda Kiser Tackett, 29, of Louisville, formerly of Virgie, died January 30, at the Baptist Hospital, East, Louisville. She is survived by her husband, Claude Tackett II. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 2, 11 a.m., under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

January 31, 2001

Doris S. Robinson, 66, of Robinson Creek, died Friday, January 26, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Elster Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 30, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Debbie Smith, 31, of Millard, died Friday, January 26, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Smith. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 29, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Mona Mae Rogers Ratliff, 72, of Elkhorn City, died Thursday, January 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Willoughby Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 28, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Emogene Blackburn Baldridge, 80, of Blountville, Tennessee, formerly of Forest Hills, died Wednesday, January 24, at Wellmont Hospice House, Bristol, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 27, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

James Darrell Maynard, 47, of Zebulon, died Thursday, January 25. He is survived by his wife, Debra Rose Williamson Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 28, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Margarett Adams, 56, of Florida, formerly of Edgarton, West Virginia, died Monday, January 22. Burial was in the Mounts Cemetery, at Edgarton.
Nettie Helen Campbell Yates, 80, died Monday, January 1. She is survived by her husband, Thomas David Yates.

Wanda Sue Coleman, 52, of Shelbiana, died Tuesday, January 23. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Pluma Jea Bevins Massey, 63, of Ashcamp, died Tuesday, jauary 23. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Ruby Owens Sexton, 89,of Lexington, formerly of Pikeville, died Thursday, January 26, at the Lexington Center for Health and Rehab. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 27, at Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Siddie “Sid” Sharron, 77, of South Lyon, Michigan, died Wednesday, January 24, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 27, under the direction of Casterline Funeral Home.

Katherine Sowards, 72, of Jonancy, died Monday, January 29, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 1, at the Old Union Regular Baptist Church, Jonancy, under the direction of R.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home.

January 29, 2001

Charles Bennett Senters Sr., 69, of Belcher, died Thursday, January 25, at Mountain View Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Kelpie Lou Senters. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 27, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Wanda Sue Coleman, 52, of Shelbiana, died Tuesday, Jauary 23. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Pluma Jean Bevins Massey, 63, of Ashcamp, died Tuesday, January 23. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 26, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Addie Dixon Nowlin, 92, of McCarr, died Wednesday, January 24, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 27, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Bessie Flora Thacker, 74, of Waverly, Ohio, died Wednesday, January 24, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Elder John Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Webster Kiser, 73, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, January 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mary Clevinger Kiser. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 27, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Iva Blankenship, 90, of Phelps, died Monday, January 22, at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Avery E. Wolford, 64, of Phelps, died Monday, January 22, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Inez Griffith Wolford. Funeral services were conduced Thursday, January 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

January 26, 2001

Daisy Hall Sexton, 83, of Virgie, died Sunday, January 21, at Parkview Manor Nursing and Rehab Center, Robinson Creek. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 24, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Shelly Marie Tackett, infant daughter of Jeffery and Donna Newsome Tackett of Little Robinson Creek, was stillborn Sunday, January 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, January 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lafayette Taylor, 91, of Phelps, died Sunday, January 21, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, January 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Pearlie Thacker, 84, of Raccoon, died Sunday, January 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 23, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Avery E. Wolford, 64, of Phelps, died Monday, January 22, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Inez Griffith Wolford. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Hester Robinson Maggard, 88, of Jonancy, died Sunday, January 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 24, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Gladys Dearly May, 89, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 21, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 23, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Iva Blankenship, 90, of Phelps, died Monday, January 22, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 25, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ervin Bowen, 79, of McVeigh, died Monday, January 22, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital’s Skilled Nursng Facility. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 25, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home

Robert Branham, 66, of Pikeville, died Sunday, January 21, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Katherine R. Branham. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 24, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Jimmy Dale Jones, 51, of Stone, died Sunday, January 21, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 24, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

January 24, 2001

Maxine Justice Adkins Kangas, 74, of Orange Park, Florida, formerly of Millard, died Thursday, January 18, at Orange Park Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 22, 11 a.m., at the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home, Pikeville.

Bervin Wendell Cool, 82, of Kimper, died Tuesday, January 16, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Mae Deskins Cool. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home, Pikeville.

Grace Blackburn Lowe, 88, of Lowes Branch, died Thursday, January 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 21, 1 p.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home, Pikeville.Pete Franklin Spano, 78, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Tuesday, January 16, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Youla Spinosi Spano. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Williamson, and burial was in Mountain View Memory Gardens.

Wheeler Slone, 73, of Raccoon, died Tuesday, January 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Victor Tackett, 76, of Indian Creek, died Tuesday, January 16. He is survived by his wife, Nova Newsome Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ellis Thacker, 73, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, January 17. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 20, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Leo Slone, 55, of Millard, died Wednesday, January 17, at Caney Creek. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ralph Dale Burnett, 68, of Huey Town, Alabama, formerly of Johns Creek, died Wednesday, January 17, in Alabama. Funeral services were Saturday, January 20, in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel at Bessemer, Alabama.

Daniel David May, 78, of Wolfpit, died Thursday, January 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were Sunday, January 21, at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, with burial in the Daniel May Cemetery at Wolfpit.

Mary Lou Stapleton Draughn, 72, of Pikeville, died Friday, January 19, at her home. She was past director of the Pikeville Model City Agency and Pike County Head Start. Funeral services were Monday, January 22, in Grace Baptist Church, with burial in Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville, under direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

January 22, 2001

Maxine Justice Adkins Kangas, 74, of Orange Park, Florida, formerly of Millard, died Thursday, January 18, at Orange Park Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 22, 11 a.m., at the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home, Pikeville.

Bervin Wendell Cool, 82, of Kimper, died Tuesday, January 16, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Mae Deskins Cool. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home, Pikeville.

Grace Blackburn Lowe, 88, of Lowes Branch, died Thursday, January 18, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 21, 1 p.m., under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home, Pikeville.

Pete Franklin Spano, 78, of Chattaroy, West Virginia, died Tuesday, January 16, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Youla Spinosi Spano. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Williamson, and burial was in Mountain View Memory Gardens.

Wheeler Slone, 73, of Raccoon, died Tuesday, January 16, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Victor Tackett, 76, of Indian Creek, died Tuesday, January 16. He is survived by his wife, Nova Newsome Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ellis Thacker, 73, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, January 17. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 20, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Leo Slone, 55, of Millard, died Wednesday, January 17, at Caney Creek. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

January 19, 2001

Victor Tackett, 76, of Virgie, died Tuesday, January 16, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Nova Newsome Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Jauary 19, under the direction of R. S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Violet Bevins Price, 80, of Winchester, died Friday, January 12, at St. Joseph Hospital, in Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 13, under the direction of Scobee Funeral Home.

Ronald Reynolds, 57, of Robinson Creek, died Monday, January 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Carlton Reynolds. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Paul A. Stanley, 76, of Belfry, died Monday, January 15, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. A memorial service and burial will be conducted at a later date in Cedar Key, Florida.

Clinton Coleman, 70, of Harless Creek, died Saturday, January 13, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 16, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Marie Syck, 79, of Trenton, Michigan, has died. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Arnold Syck. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Martenson Funeral Home.

Clifford Phillips, 78, of Pikeville, died Monday, January 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Vernelia “Nellie” Phillips. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 17, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Magdalene Spears Barker, 79, of Pikeville, died Monday, January 15, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Madge Adkins Francisco, 79, of Ashcamp, died Monday, January 15, at the Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Wednsday, January 17, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Lenoral Thacker, 67, of Damrontown, died Sunday, January 14, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Mattie Ratliff, 67, of Meta, died Friday, January 12, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Sadie Staton Higgins York, 87, of Lexington, formerly of Pike County, died Tuesday, January 16. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Charles York. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Garfield Lester, 82, of Jamboree, died Monday, January 15, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 19, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Arizona Bryant, 71, of Collins, Ohio, died Monday, January 15. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Ada Meade, 83, of Mikes Branch, died Monday, January 15, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Willis Meade. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

January 17, 2001

Oliver Richard Meade, 83, of Hurricane Creek, died Saturday, January 13, at the St. Joseph Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 16, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Clifford Phillips, 78, of Pikeville, died Monday, January 15, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 17, 11 a.m., at the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Magdalene Spears Barker, 79, of Pikeville, died Monday, January 15, at the Pikeville Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 18, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Barry Keith Belcher, 67, of Salyersville, formerly of Ferrells Creek, died Friday, January 12, at Mountain Valley Rest Home in Salyersville. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jennifer Lynn Belcher, 28, of Kimper, died Friday, January 12, at Buckleys Creek, the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Dwain Patrick Blankenship, 37, of Freeburn, died Thursday, January 11. He is survived by his wife Lisa Renee Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Herman Daughterty, 52, of Phelps, died Friday, January 12, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Delores Daugherty. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services.

Paul Fuller, 71, of Feds Creek, died Thursday, January 11, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Skeens Fuller. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Douglas Michael King, 50, of Louisa, died Saturday, January 13, at Three Rivers Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Dottie Riffe King. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 16, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Violet Bevins Price, 80, of Winchester, died Friday, January 12, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She is survived by her husband, Charles W. Price. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 15, under the direction of Scobee Funeral Home.

Stella Walters, 69, of Norwood, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Thursday, January 11, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. She is survived by her husband, Hasco Walters. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

January 15, 2001

Harriet Adams Bartley, 102, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, January 6, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Pikeville. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Ira “Shorty” Bartley, 85, of Bowling Fork, died Monday, January 8, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Virgil Maynard, 80, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Tuesday, January 9, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Ettie Marie Allen Maynard. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 12, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Josephine Miller Griffith, 70, of Feds Creek, died Wednesday, January 10, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 13, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Christopher Elton Norman, 41, of Edgarton, West Virginia, died Wednesday, January 10, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Norman. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, under the direction of Phelps Funeral Home.

Madison Tracy and Mason Lucas Tackett, twin sons of Lucas and Stephanie Tackett of Hi Hat, died shortly after birth Wednesday, January 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, January 13, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

John Franklin Reynolds Sr., 85, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, January 10, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jennie Phillips Reynolds. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 12, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Phyllis Lee Tackett Hall, 70, of Virgie, died Wednesday, January 10, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Russell Hall. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 13, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Pete Mullins, 66, of Robinson Creek, died Wednesday, January 10, at Parkview Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek. He is survived by his wife, Jeanetta Cole Mullins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 12, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

January 12, 2001

Myrtle Young Morris, 79, of Longwood, Florida, native of Pikeville, died January 3. Funeral services were conducted under the direction of Woodlawn Carey Hand Funeral Home.

Thomas Albert Coleman, 78, of Lebanon, Virginia, died Monday, January 8, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sally Margaret Johnson. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Combs Funeral Services.

Becky Thacker, 30, died Monday, January 8. Burial was in Cherokee, North Carolina.

G.J. “Cotton” Robinson, 79, of Crestwood, formerly of Pike County, died Monday, January 8, 2001, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Curtis “Curt” Maynard, 59, of McCarr, died Monday, January 8, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Maggie Martha Ford King, 81, of Pikeville, formerly of Zebulon, died Monday, January 8, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Teddy Lee Hylton, 38, of Elkhorn City, died Sunday, January 7, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Julie Ann Adkins Hylton. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Harriet Adams Bartley, 102, of Elkhorn City, died Saturday, January 6, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 9, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Bessie Thacker, 83, of Hardy, died Friday, January 5, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Russell Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Nellie T. O’Quinn Sexton, 66, of Winns Branch, died Monday, January 8, at Parkview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Robinson Creek. She is survived by her husband, Elster Sexton. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 10, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Ricky Joseph Dotson, 40, of Canada, died Sunday, January 7, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Joann Marcum Dotson. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Naomi Goodson Wilson, 83, of Danville, Virginia, died Wednesday, December 27, 2000, in Danville. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, in the Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home, Westover Chapel, Danville.

James “Jimmy” Adkins Jr., 67, of Greasy Creek, died Tuesday, January 9, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel.

Grace Helen Younce, 68, of Pineville, West Virginia, formerly of Robinson Creek, died Sunday, January 7, at Bluefield Regional Medical Center, Bluefield, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 10, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Betty L. Thacker, 53, of Piketon, Ohio, died Monday, January 8, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Curtis Howell Thacker. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

January 10, 2001

Josephine Newsome Hall Collins, 74, of Jonancy, died Thursday, January 4, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James “Buster” Dotson, 84, of Stone, died Friday, January 5, at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 8, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Uble Coy Elswick, 76, of Westmoreland, Tennessee, formerly of Virgie, died Friday, January 5, in Macon County General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 8, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Margaret Murphy, 89, of Matewan, West Virginia, died Wednesday, January 3, in the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Willie Eruel Belcher, 60,of Gulf Shore, Alabama, formerly of Mouthcard, died Sunday, December 3, 2000, in South Alabama Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dorthy Floor Belcher. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 7, under the direction of Gulf Shores Funeral Home.

Norma Jean Fleming, 41, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Gregory Keith Fleming. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, 2001, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

January 8, 2001

Jesse Alva Coleman, 44, of Raccoon, died Wednesday, January 3, 2001, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Private family services were held.

Norma Jean Fleming, 41, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Gregory Keith Fleming. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Josephine Newsome Hall Collins, 74, of Pikeville, died Thursday, January 4, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Kelly Collins. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 7, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Joyce Darlene Stepp Lakin, 61, of Burnwell, died Wednesday, January 3, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Herman F. Lakin. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.
Florence Setser, 92, of Gulnare, died Thursday, January 4, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Sylvia Robinette, 66, of Elkhorn City, died Wednesday, January 3, at Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services-Morris Chapel.

Brian Neil Little, 31,of Virgie, died Tuesday, January 2, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 6, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Donald Eugene Coleman, 67,of Rockhouse, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Molly Pauline Bentley Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 29, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home.

Audrey N. Bartley, 79, of Lookout, died Tuesday, January 2, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Homer Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 5, under the direction of Thacker Memoral Funeral Home.

January 5, 2001

Myrtle Melda Dingess, 59, of Dandridge, Tennessee, died Friday, December 29, 2000, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Leonard Dingess. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 1, 2001, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Chapel.

Wayne “Henry” Long, 60, of Regina, died Friday, December 29, 2000, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 2, 2001, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Roy Coleman, 92, of Kimper, died Saturday, December 30, 2000, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Minnie Varney Coleman. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 2, 2001,under the direction of Community Funeral Home.

Anna Ruth Bartley Tackett, 51, of Pikeville, died Friday, December 29, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Clovis Tackett. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 1, 2001, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Wesley Allen Hopkins, 19, of Elkhorn City, died Friday, December 29, 2000, the result of injuries sustained while driving a four-wheeler on Ky. 195. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 1, 2001, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Earl Gregory “Round Man” Williams, 47, of Turkey creek, died Tuesday, January 2, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 5, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Audrey N. Bartley, 79, of Lookout, died Tuesday, January 2, 2001, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Homer Bartley. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 5, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Cecil Clyde Hardin, 74, of Rawl, West Virginia, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2001, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Ruby S. Wilkins, 65, of West Jefferson, Ohio, formerly of Hardy, died Saturday, December 30, 2000, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Henry D. Wilkins. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2001, under the direction of Schoedinger Norris Chapel.

Norma Jean Fleming, 41, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Gregory Keith Fleming. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, 2001, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Lora V. Mullins, 82, of Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Robinson Creek, died Sunday, December 31, 2000, at Parkview. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Nettie Helen Yates, 80, of Pikeville, died Monday, January 1, 2001, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Thomas David Yates. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James S. Scott, 79, of Pikeville, formerly of Hardy, died Friday, December 29, 2000, at Homestead Nursing Home, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Hunt Scott. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2001, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

Dollie Lorraine Hawkins Allen Phillips, 63, of Hurley, Virginia, died Thursday, December 28, 2000, at Lewis-Gale Hospital, Salem, Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Fred Phillips. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 2, under the direction of Grundy Funeral Home.

Tom Chaney, 85, of McArthur, Ohio, formerly of Jonican, died Saturday, December 30, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 2, 2001, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

January 3, 2001

Grady Bevins, 85, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, Dcember 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Justice Bevins. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 22, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Orbin Ratliff, 63, of Ashcamp, died Wednesday, December 20, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Fayetta Wellman Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 23, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

Helen Taylor, 66, of Steele, died Wednesday, December 20, in Grundy, Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Arlin Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 24, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.

George G. Bentley, 72, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, December 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Little Bentley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

James Palmer Akers, 84, of Pikeville, died Thursday, December 21, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 24, under the direction of Lucas and Hall Funeral Home.

Carl Edward Slone, 51, of Shelbiana, died Wednesday, December 20, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his wife Connie Thacker Slone. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 23, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Jerry Neal Edmonds, 53, of Harold, died Tuesday, December 19, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Wayne, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 23, under the direction of Justice Funeral Services.

Norma C. Meade, 81, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, December 19, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 22, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Ollie Mae Scott Hite, 83, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, December 19, at the Riverview Health Care Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 22, under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Goldie Murphy, 86, of Belfry, died Monday, December 18, at the Parkview Nursing & rehabilitation Center, Pikeville. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, December 21, under the direction of Hatfield Funeral Home.

Shirley Fields Ball, 80, died Tuesday, December 19, at Norton Community Hospital, Norton, Virginia. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, December 21, under the direction of Sturgill Funeral Home.

Edna Johnson Akers, 99, of Louisville, died Wednesday, December 20. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 23, in the Schoppenhorst, Underwood & Brooks Funeral Home Chapel.

Grover Roy Bishop, 78, of Lorain, Ohio, died Tuesday, December 26. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 30, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Paul Greer, 59, of Alexanderia, Virginia, formerly of Beefhide, died Tuesday, December 26, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 31, under the direction of Delinger Funeral Home.

Ellen Keene, 75, of Phyllis, died Thursday, December 28, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 1, 2001, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Marie Wolford Mikoch, 64, of Pikeville, died Sunday, December 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 30, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.

Charles Wayne Long, 60, of Marrowbone, died Friday, December 29, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Lucas & Hall Funeral Home.

Howard Godfrey Blankenship, 72, of Edgarton,West Virginia, died Friday, December 29, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He is survived by his wife Phyllis Sanson Blankenship. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 1, 2001, under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

Genetta Mullins, 86, of Pikeville, died Friday, December 29, 2000, at her home. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 1, 2001, under the direction of J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home.

Anna Ruth Tackett, 51, of Caney Highway, died Friday, December 29, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Clovis Tackett. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home.

January 1, 2001

Donald Eugene Coleman, 67, of Rockhouse, died December 26, at his home. Funeral services were December 29 at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Wolfpit.

Lola Marie Ratliff Johnson, 92, of Pikeville, died December 27, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Funeral services were December 29 in the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Ratliff Cemetery.

Marie Wolford Mikoch, 62, of Pikeville, formerly of Bucyrus, Ohio, died December 24, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were December 30, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville.

Molly Lucas, 73, of Shelbiana, died December 25, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were December 28, at the Justice Chapel, with burial in the J.U. Thacker Memorial Mausoleum at Annie E. Young Cemetery.

Cynthia Ann York, 72, of Merrimac, West Virginia, died December 27, in Merrimac. Funeral services were December 29, in the Chambers Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in the Merrimac Cemetery.