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Pike County Deaths 1998
As reported in the Floyd County Times
NOT Complete

Key to abbreviations
s/b = surveyed by ----- h/o = husband of-----w/o = wife of-----
p/d/h = preceded in death by husband-----p/d/w = preceded in death by wife

March 6, 1998

Betty Branham...82...Pikeville...d. Feb.   27, 1998...w/o Dock Branham
Lonnie Denver Huffman, ...62...Red Creek...Feb ?... Sevices were March 1, h/o Doris Jeen Looney Huffman
Daniesi B. Emody...74... South Williamson...d. Feb. 27, 1998...w/o Andy Emody, d/o Marie Lowe Blackburn
Mirl Cilloin...65...Pikeville...d. Feb. 27, 1998...w/o Halter collins
Roger Dale Sincell...45...Phelps... Feb. 27,1998...ATV Accident...s/o Frankie and Mildred Hardin Sincell
Anne Marie Price...Infant Daughter...Stillborn...Feb, 27...d/o Jenny Suzanne Price
Hazel Mae Johnson...75...Virgie...d. mar. 1, 1998...p/d/h Arsley Johnson
Flora Tackett...66...Dorton...d. Feb. 27, 1998...w/o Norvel Tackett
Rebecca Ferrell Wolford...88...Stopover...d. Mar. 1, 1998...p/d/h Willie Wolford
Billy J. Edmonds...56...Shelbiania...d. Feb. 25, 1998...h/o Lacy Kinney Edmonds
Virgil Clevinger...73...Varney...d. Feb. 26, 1998...s/o Amy Harrington Clevinger
Everett Justice...80...Raccoon...d. Feb. 19, 1998...p/d/w Bessie Reynolds
Finis Hackney...80...Mouthcard...d. Feb. 26, 1998...h/o Mertie Hackney

March 13, 1998

Martha Hale...91...Pikeville...d.3-4-1998...p/d/h Landon Hale
Roger Hayes Williams Sr....51...Pikeville...d.3-4-1998...h/o Emma Sue Coleman Williams
Alice Hylton...89...Marrowbone...d.3-4-1998...p/d/h Linza Hylton
Chelsea Ruth Conn...infant...d/o Jumy Carl & Jessica Kelly Conn
Amanda Agnes Carter Short...76...Lick Creek...d. 3-5-1998
Mahala Elizabeth Cutright...71...Pikeville...d.3-5-1998...p/d/h Paul Cutright
Myrtle Ratliff...93...Regina...d. 3-9-1998...p/d/h Hassell Ratliff
Lonnie Eli Bentley...72...Pikeville...d. 3-7-1998h/o Fannie Mae Bentley
Beverly "Bill" Hubert Cavins...74...Lick Crek...d. 3-6-1998...h/o Aldie Mae Griffey Cavins s/o Jesse Cavins
Eleanor Lee Johnson...72...Shelbiana...d. 3-8-1998
Jay D. Hall...64...Virgie...d.3-8-1998...h/o Beulah M. Hall
Kiera Denay Coleman...7 mon...d/o Eddie Charles & Jennifer Lynn Coleman
Virginia Lee Herring...67...Pikeville...d.3-4-1998...w/o Ted Wesley Herring d/o Pearlie Marris Adkins
William "Pat" Lewis...72...Jonancy...d. 3-7-1998...h/o Bertha Lewis

March 20, 1998

Grayson Hadlet Cantrell...80...Elkhorn City...d.Mar. 11, 1998...p/d/w Beatrice Wright Cantrell
Eleanor Lee Johnson...72...Shelbiana...d. Mar. 8, 1998
Keira Denay Coleman...7 mon....Poor Bottom...d. Mar. 6, 1998...d/o Eddie Charles & Jennifer Lynn Coleman
Charlie Wright...69...Beefhide...d. Mar. 11, 1998...h/o Nellie Irick Wright
Wayne Damron...75...Island Creek...d. Mar. 10, 1998...h/o Lillian Elkins Damron
Edward Teddy Biliter...43...Majestic...D. Mar. 15, 1998...h/o Rochella Mounts Biliter
John Everett "Winpy" Jones...88...Rockhouse...d. Mar. 14, 1998...h/o Fayetta Ferguson Jones
Minnie Thacker Adkins...85...Shelbiana...d. Mar. 15, 1998...p/d/h Ballard Adkins
Garfield Thacker...87...Belfry...d. Mar. 15, 1998...h/o Hazel Potter Thacker
Ivel Tackett..95...Virgie...d. Mar. 16, 1998...p/d/h Alvin Tackett
Oscar Layne...66...Phelps...d. Mar. 15, 1998...p/d/w 1 Edna Hurley Layne...h/o 2 Patrica Daniels Layne
Eleanor Lee Johnson...72...Shelbaina...d. Mar. 8, 1998

April 10, 1998

James Stalker...24...Pikeville...d. 3-29-1998...s/o Billy Clayton & Sadie Adams Stalker
Jason Ira Little...22...Elkhorn City...d. 3-31-1998...s/o Vernon Little and Hidie Bergin Coleman
Pearl Dotson...67...Phelps...d. 3-31-1998w/o Willie Dotson
Jesse James Cavins..98..Belcher...d. 4-5-98...p/d/w
1st Blanche Murphy Cavins 2nd. Virgie Anderson Cavins
Norma Cline...90...Pikeville...d. 4-5-1998
Clinard Fate Adkins...72...Rockhouse...d.4-6-1998
Elsie Mae Roberts...82...Robinson Creek...d. 4-5-1998
Elsie Hunt Justice...71...Millard...d. 4-2-1998
Elsie Layne...84...Phelps...d. 4-4-1998...p/d/h Dave Layne
Charles Cecil Carlton...35...Pikeville...d.4-6-1998 s/o Eleanor Justice Conn & Charles O. Carlton
Zach thacker...65...Creasy Creek...d. 4-6-1998...h/o Geraldine Hopkins Thacker.

April 24, 1998

Jesse "James" Taylor...67...Feds Creek...d. 4-14-1998...h/o Emogene "Jean" Elswick
Elizabeth Smith...67...Sidney...d. 4-14-1998...p/d/h Homer Smith Jr.
Tracy Eldridge...65...Phepls...d.4-15-1998...
Nelson Cipher...80...Pikeville...d. 4-14-1998
Irene Ellis Epling...76...Rockhouse...d. 4-15-1998...p/d/h Elzie J. Epling
Draxier Marie Hall...77...Virgie...d. 4-16-1998...p/d/h Ben Hall
Vancie Bishop...80...Steele...d. 4-17-1998...p/d/h Eulon Bishop
Henry Fornash...72...Raccoon...d. 4-19-1998...p/d/w Roberta Fornash
Loretta Rose...51...Regina...d. 4-21-1998...w/o Danny Rose
Vivian Bingham...53...Long Fork...d. 4-19-1998...w/o Olva Little Tackett
Pauline Roberts...69...Pikeville...d. 4-20-1998...w/o Evertt Roberts
Vincent "Shay" Pinion...46...Hardy...d. 4-19-1998...s/o Emma Jean Thompson Blackburn

May 1, 1998

Tony Lee "Kingfish" Robinette...55...Sidney...d.April 24...h/o Linda Lou Hinkle Robinette.
Irene Fleming...74...d. April 23...
Mildred Wolford Hurley...Stopover...d. April 24...p/d/h Alexander HurleySr.
Marie Prater Layne...81...Pikeville...d. April 24..p/d/h Ostice Willie Layne
George B. "G.B." Hager...53...Sidney...d. April 22...s/b parents Bailey and Lola Hinkle Hager
Lona Virginia Osborne...66...Jonancy...d. April, 22...p/d/h/ Orbie Osborne
Teresa K. Ramey...36...Elkhorn City...d. April 20...w/o Richard David Ramey
Calvin Coolidge Newsome...74...Virgie...d. April 22...h/o Polly E. Holbrook
Toney Robinette...83...Lower Johns Creek...d. April 22...h/o Betty Dillion Robinette
Myrtle Robinson...84...Pikeville...d. April, 22...p/d/h John B. Robinson
Lona Green Hawkins...87...Rockhouse...d. April 21...p/d/h Jonnie Hawkins
Kathleen "Nanny" Wilhoite...68...Kimper...d. April 25...s/b Mother Ethel Utley Roop
Martin L. Justice...79...Phyllis...d. April 25...
Gladys Belcher Lewis Sxton...81...Regina...d. April 25...
Quentin R. Howard...79...Pikeville...d. April 26...
Virgie A Coleman...90...ashcamp...d. April 28... p/d/h James R. Colman
Eva Taylor...88...Sidney...d. April26...p/d/h/ Everett James Paul Taylor
Earl Scott Damron...67... Robinson Creek...d. April28...

May 15, 1998

Hattie Canada Parsons...77...Pikeville...d.5-5-1998...p/d/h Wolliam "Willie" Parsons
Mary Alice Cavins Ramey...82...Mouthcard...d. 5-4-1998...w/o Ersel W. Ramey
Betty June Dale...67...Robinson Creek...d. 5-5-1998
Robert L Myers...81...Mouthcard...d. 5-5-1998...h/o Ethel Childress Myers
Gertrude Rose Bartley...74...Elkhorn City...d.5-6-1998...w/o Victor Bartley
Orville "Buck" Thompson...74...Pikeville...d. 5-3-1998...p/d/w Elise Mae Farley Thompson
Gartho Bartley...81...Pikeville...d.5-8-1998...p/d/w Marie Huffman Bartlet
Larry G. Bartram....39...McVeigh...d. 5-8-1998...h/o Sebrenia Lyons Bartram
Roland Hylton...71...Rockhouse...5-8-1998...p/d/w Linda Jane Thacker Htlton
Darrell G. Marcum...38...Hatfield...d. 5-7-1997
Myrtle Dyles...89...Shelbiana...d. 5-9-198...p/d/h/ Andrew Diles

May 29, 1998

Ray Blankenship...73...Hardy...d. 5-21-1998 h/o Stella Thomas Blankenship
Stacey Newsome...28...Pikeville...d.5-19-1998...h/o Stephanie Newsome
Donald Keith Goins...39...Aflex...d.5-22-1998...s/o Ivan and Minnie Williams Goins
Betty Ward...89...Phelps...d.5-22-1998...p/d/h Raymond Ward
John K. Ford...69...Pikeville...d. 5-24-1998...h/o Linda Conn Ford
Nellie Victoria Owens Hall...78...Shelbiana...d.5-24-1998...p/d/h Steve Hall
Gene Greer...75...Pikeville...d. 5-26-1998...h//o Kate Huff Greer
Therese Kuehner Wright...66...Elkhoen City....d. 5-25-1998...w/o Raymond D. Wright
Sherman Monroe Hatfield...29...Hardy...d. 5-24-1998...h/o Neva Hatfield
Lester L. Blankenship...48...Stopover...d.5-24-1998...h/o Geraldine Smith Blankenship
May Vada Fields Williams...54...Island Creek...d. 5-20-1998...d/o Orpha Sword Fields
Opal E. Smith...82...Pikeville...d.5-20-1998 p/d/h/ Edward C. Smith
Russell Tackett...70...Collins Road...d. 5-19-1998

June 5, 1998

Walker Lawyer McCoy...76...Goody...d. June 1...p/d/w Helen Bragg McCoy
Phyllis Mae Charles...79...Raccoon...d. May 31...
Gene Greer...75...Pikeville...d. MAy 26...h/o Kate Huff Greer
Gleen Homer Robinson...77...Pikeville...d. May 25...h/o Lorraine Justice Robinson
James Howard Hefner...69...Pikeville...d. May 26...h/o Agnes Moore Hefner
Benny Howard...78...John Creek...d. May 26...h/o Viloa Price Howard
Inal Mays...86...Pikeville...d. May 26...p/d/h Pole Mays
Woodrow Morgan...83...Pikeville...d. May 27...h/o Irene Morgan
Ada F. Overstreet...84...Elkhorn City...d. May 26...p/d/h Roy E. Overstreet
Jennie Mae Dutton Thacker...78...Belfry...d. May 29...p/d/h Phillip Dewey Thacker
Margaret Ann Nelson Hurley...55...McVeigh...d. May 28..w/o Joe Cecil Hurley s/b mother Mildred Setzer          Nelson
Robert Edward Kinney...73...Pikeville...d. MAy 29.h/o Anna Rai Colman
Earl Justice..79...Pikeville...d. May 29...
Minerva Ellen Baker Holcomb...58...Jonancy...d. May 29..w/o Billie Holcom Jr.
Michael Darrell "Pudge" Ward...30...McVeigh...d. May 28...s/b parents Lawson Ward and Peggy Jean Brugh

June 26, 1998

Cecil Scott...74...Turkey Creek...d. 6-19-1998
King "David" Mullins Jr....64...Pikeville...d. 6-18-1998
Buddy Stevens Sr....73...Pikeville...d.6-18-1998
Olivia Joedan Justice...15...Island Creek...d. 6-16-1998 age 15 d/o Aaron Justice Jr. and Barbara D. Justice            Hanners
Bruce Arvin Coleman...55...Millard...d. 6-17-1998
Darlene Raye Owens Hanners...43...Island Creek...6-16-1998...w/o Michael Brown Hanners
Earl "Dee" Clevinger...90... Elkhorn City....d. 6-15-1998...p/d/w/ his 1st.  Selesta Pattie Clevinger h/o snd.             Mollie Kiser Clevinger.
Billie Bebins...67...Shelbiana...d. 6-16-1998
Maihael Ray Justice...46...Pikeville...d. 6-16-1998...h/o Agnes Ray Justice...s/o Opal Nadine Justice
Lora Prater...77...Stopover...d. 6-20-1998...h/o Sarah Estep Prater
Effie L. Barns Allred...83...Hubby...d.6-21-1998...p/d/h/ Youalis Allred
Flossie Ratliff Coleman...66...Regina...d. 6-20-1998...w/o Harvey Coleman
LShelbiana...d. 6-23-1998

October 30, 1998

Ben W, Bogar...94...Sidney...d. Oct. 21
Donald H. Coleman...63...Draffin...d. Oct. 20
Phillip Coleman...53...Shelbiana...d. Oct. 19
Madgie Tackett...86...Virgie...d. Oct. 24
Sarah Ann Osborne...98...Virgie...d. Oct. 21
Sophia Macel Blair...84...Pikeville...d. Oct. 24
Ralph Trout...50...Hatfield...d. Oct. 23
Thomas Avery Foley...89...Pikeville...d. Oct. 26...s/b wife Julia BlackburnFoley.
Arland Rogers...60...Pikeville...d. Oct. 26 h/o Donna Watkins Rogers
Willie J. Conn...83... Dana..d. Oct. 22
Margaret Mary Eastman Cunnungham...80...Virgie...d. Oct. 22
Linda Lou Justice...46...Parkview Manor Nursing Home...d. Oct. 23
Fonso Gilliam...48...Varney...d. Oct. 22
Vicie L. Preece...79...Turkey Creek...d. Oct. 22

November 6, 1998

Elmer Wolford...68...Phelps...d. Oct.27
Clarence Blackburn...81...Hubby...d. Oct. 27
Garnet Staton Plymale...89...McAndrews...d. Oct 28
Dr. Richard Lee Castle...48...Elkhorn City...d. Oct 29
Gregory A Coley...44...Pinsonfork...d. Oct. 28
Charles Ballard "C. B." Wolford...13...Phelps...d. Oct. 28
Flora Ellen Bumgardner Anderson...83...Dorton...d. Oct. 27
Tommy Wilburn Booker...57...Feds Creek...d. Oct. 31 h/o Darah Mullins Booker
Ann Hamlin...70...East Shelbiana...d.Nov.1...w/o John "Bob" Hamlin
Rutha Bartley...98...Bowling Fork...d. Nov. 1
Bobby E. Weddington...64...Pikeville...d. Nov 2....h/o Glynith Gilliam
Glenna Marie Hall,,,64,,,Vergie...d.Nov 2
William Lee "Happy" Coleman...62...Robinson Creek...d. Oct. 31
Elizabeth Justice...70...McAndrews...d.Oct 29...w/o Ival Justice

November 13, 1998


Beilah Mae  Buckley Sword.
..76...Ratliff's Creek...d. 11-4-1998...w/o Orville Sword
Mallie McCown
...90...Bowling Fork...d. 11-8-1998
Mahala Oma Damron Honaker
...83...Little Creek...d. 11-10-1998
James T. "Mc" McReynolds
...81...Pikeville...d. 11-8-1998...h/o Margaret Rowe McReynolds
Estill Thacker
...72...Pikeville...d. 11-8-1998
Judy Kaye Huffman Chaney
...47...Pikeville...d. 11-8-1998
Lillie Tackett...78...Elkhorn City
...d. 11-8-1998
Verlis Edward Dotson
...64...Freeburn...d. 11-8-1998...h/o Faye Datson

November 27, 1998

Lurlene Carter Howell...61...Pikeville...d.11-18-1998...w/o Billy Joe Howell
Myra Roberts...98...Pikeville...d. 11-17-1998
Alpha Sword Fields...85...Pikeville...d.11-17-1998
Starla Faye Rogers...Infant...d. 11-21-1998... d/o Nickie Lee and Kathy Parsons Rogers
Dainel "Boone" Epling...70...Elkhorn City...d. 11-19-1998...h/o Pauline Ratliff Epling
Arson Justice...72...Pikeville...d.11-23-1998...h/o Margaret Ann Slone Justice
Bonnie Jean Ramey Tackett...30...Raccoon...d. 11-21-1998...w/o Oliver Tackett
Hearl "Stonny Buck" Damron...83...Elkhorn City...d.11-22-1998
Don Earnest Kender...84...Phelps...d. 11-23-1998
James Hagy...62...Raccoon...d. 11-23-1998...h/o Rita Marcum Hagy
Paul Clinton Mullins...66...Elkhorn City...d. 11-22-1998...h/o Rose Mary Mullins

December 4, 1998

Virgil Justice....84...Pikeville...d. 11-26-1998...
Anzie Mullins Tackett...92...Pikeville...d. 11-27-1998
Dallas Dean Smith...61...Phelps...d. 11-25-1998...
Janet Bishop...46...Pikeville...d. 11-23-1998
David Carl Hankins...90... Sidney...d. 11-24-1998

December 11, 1998

Clematis M. Blackburn...70...Pikeville...d.12-4-1998...w/o Colonel Blackburn
Nora C. Staker...86...Blecher...d. 12-3-1998...

December 18, 1998

Nora C. Stalker...86...Belcher...d.12-3.1998
Halter Collins...71...Pikeville...d.12-9-1998
Virginia Adjinds Topeka...62...Shelbiana...d. 12-9-1998
Nancy Hurley...78...Phelps...d. 12-9-1998
Harless E. Potter...93...Robinson Creek...d. 12-12-1998...h/o Betty Kate Slone Potter
Brumley McCoy...80...Brnwell...d. 12-13-1998
Jetty Pearl Adkins...48...Shelbiana...d. 12-12-1998...w/o Lawrence Adkins
Lillie Mae Burke...81...Myra...d. 12-13-1998
Effie Mae Goff Raines...84...Powells Creek...d. 12-12-1998
James "Jim" Hamilton...80...Pikeville...d. 12-13-1998
Jeanette Fleming...63...Triadelphia, WV, formerly of Virgie...d.12-11-1998
Nannie J. Moore...96...Pikeveiile...d. 12-14-1998
Charlie Justice...67...Shelbiana...d. 12-12-1998...h/o Pansy Robinson Justice.