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As Reported In The Floyd County Times Dated

August 2007


 

Marshall Davidson

Age, 90, of Prestonsburg, died Wednes-day, August 15, 2007, at his residence. He was a retired attorney at law. Born July 4, 1917, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Dr. Andrew Jackson Davidson and Jessica Correll Davidson Housah. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, in Prestonsburg, and taught Friendship Sunday School Class for 50 years. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 5839; a charter member of Friends of Samuel May House; a charter member of the Floyd County Historical Society; and a member of the Floyd County Bar Association. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II. He graduated from Davidson College in 1939, and was a graduate of the University of Kentucky Law School. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Wells Davidson. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Deborah Louise Davidson Hicks (Derek) of Prestonsburg; and two grandchildren: Greta Davidson Hicks and Jessica Davidson Hicks, both of Prestonsburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Jackson Davidson III. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 18, at 1 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, with Dr. Harold Dorsey officiating. Interment will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. Military graveside services will be conducted by Big Sandy DAV Chapter No. 18.  Visitation is Friday, 5 p.m., until 9 p.m.  Active pallbearers: Ryan Gilbert, John Fogle, Jack Fogle, Tom Hereford, Eddy Clark, Tom Smith, James Spencer, Robert Herrick, Ronnie Slone and Marty Osborne.  Honorary pallbearers: Derek Hicks, Donald Hicks, Roger Collins, Barkley Sturgill, Freddie Goble, Sammie Hatcher, Greg Shepherd, Paul Setser, Dr. Doug Adams, Earl Castle, Doug Herman, Bob Burchett and Tom Oak McGuire.  In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the First United Methodist Church, 256 South Arnold Avenue, Prestonsburg, Ky. 41653.  The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home.

Gloria Kay Harlow

Age 65, of Wheelwright, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, in Pikeville Medical Center. She was born August 27, 1941, in Burton, the daughter of the late Hascal Beauford Gullett and Gladys Marie Kittle Gullet.  She was a homemaker, and a member of the Wheelwright Methodist Church, and the Eastern Star. She was a graduate of Wheelwright High School class of 1959. Surviving are two sons: Roy (Shelia) Harlow of Langley, and Robert (Teresa) Harlow of Dayton, Ohio; a daughter, Marilyn Bailey of Langley; three brothers: Ron Gullett of Bypro, and Lloyd and Larry Gullett, both of Flatwoods; a sister, Drema Nelson of Milwaukie, Oregon; five grandchildren: Jared Harlow, Cody Harlow, Ryan Bailey, Brandi (Dewayne) Denney, and Micah Harlow.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Franklin Harlow, and her parents. Funeral services: were held Thursday, August 16, at 1:00 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Roy Harlow, Jack Howard, and Bobby Isaac officiating. Burial was in Buckingham Cemetery, at Bevinsville, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home.

Wayne Martin Jr.

Age 65, of Umatilla, Florida, formerly of Dema, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2007, in Garrett, Indiana. Born October 14, 1941, in Dema, he was the son of the late Wayne Sr., and Bertha Turner Martin.  He is survived by two sons: Ricky Martin of Dema, and Nicholas Martin of Kendallville, Indiana; a daughter, Vicki Haines, of Kendallville, Indiana; two grandchildren: Travis and Tanika Martin; two brothers: Columbus (Vickie) Martin of Bevinsville, and Ronald (Sylvia) Martin of Dema; three sisters: Shelby (Charlie) Cassel of Yorkhaven, Pennsylvania, Mable (Melvin) Hall of Prestonsburg, and Brenda Faye (Robert) Jacobs of Pippa Passes; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Charles “Bear” Martin, and an infant, Donald Martin. Visitation will be Friday, August 17, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., with services at 7 p.m. at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville, Indiana.

Glenda Sue Thompson

Age, 56, of David, died Wednesday, August 8, 2007, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, in Lexington. Born April 16, 1951, in Floyd County, she was a daughter of the late Joe and Betty Mitchell Carroll. She was a teacher's aid at Clark Elementary, and a member of the Church of Christ.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Okie Thompson Sr. Survivors include her sons: Okie Thompson Jr. (wife, Vanessa Renee) Thompson of Blaine, John L. Thompson and Steven A. Thompson, both of David; her brothers: Tommy Carroll of Little Mud, Randy Carroll of Prestonsburg, and Hazie Carroll of Ohio; a sister, Cora Tussey of Martin; her grandchildren: Okie Leo Thompson and Matthew Levi Thompson. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother and sister: Leonard Carroll and Lucille Perry. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 12, at 2 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Ronnie Samons and Ronnie Lee Samons officiating.  Burial will be in the Gethsemane Gardens, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com

Wilma C. Phillips

Age, 80, of David, died Wednesday, August 8, 2007, at her residence. Born February 1, 1927, in Mt. Vernon, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late George and Martha Stogsdill Cole. She worked in the restaurant business, and was a member of Eastern Star Maple Chapter No. 90, of Oaklawn, Illinois, for 43 years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Phillips. Survivors include her nephews: Wayne Cole of Jefferson City, Missouri, Larry Burke of David, David Burke of Georgetown, Charles Daughtery of Monett, Missouri, and Johnny Phillips of Greenfield, Missouri; two nieces: Elvita Rose of Miller, Missouri, and Linda Kirtley of Ashland; a special niece, Mary Lou Burke of David and a sister, Vivian Burke of Richmond. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 13, at 1 p.m., at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, Illinois, with Ray Deabel officiating. Burial will be in the Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Illinois, under the direction of Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home.  Visitation is at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin.  Arrangements, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin.  www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com

William Lee “Bill” James

Age, 69, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, August 9, 2007, at UK Medical Center, in Lexington. Born October 22, 1937, in Endicott, he was the son of the late Rutheford H. and Maxie Hite James. He was a retired general manager for ICI Explosives. He was a member of Zebulon Lodge 273, F&AM, Prestonsburg.  He is survived by his wife, Janice Warrix James.  Other survivors include three brothers: Russell James and Bobby James, both of Prestonsburg, and Dean James of Bagdad; a sister, Betty Bowling of Load; two nephews; two nieces; five great-nephews; and three great-nieces. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 12, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Bill Campbell and Clifford Austin officiating.  Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation, at the funeral home. A Masonic service was held Saturday evening, August 11, at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com

James Orville Cooley

Age 92, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, August 9, 2007, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born June 15, 1915, in Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, he was the son of the late Harry and Nora Wills Cooley. He was owner of The Playhouse Poolroom for 35 years.  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Parsley Cooley. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law: Julian Blake (Vicky) Cooley of Brownsville, Texas, and David Ray (Gaye) Cooley of Prestonsburg; a daughter and son-in-law: Sara Ann (Charles) Butcher of Prestonsburg; a sister, Ruth Meade of Prestonsburg; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and two step-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, and three sisters.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 12, at 2 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, in Prestonsburg, with Rev. Vicki Poole officiating. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation, at the church. Active pallbearers: Julian Cooley, David Cooley, Hansel Cooley, Mike Conn, Ray Hall, Cory Vicars, Wally Rose, and Charlie Butcher.  Honorary pallbearers: Vin-cel Cooley, Ronald (Cowboy) Cooley, Caleb Cooley, James William Cooley, Jimmy Goble, Dr. Phillip Simpson, Gary Wright, Dr. Alan Hyden, Roy Roberts, Greg Hall, Freddie (Munroe) Goble, Edgar Tackett, and Doug Meadows. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com

Yvonne Click

Age, 65, of Garrett, died Thursday, August 9, 2007, at her residence. Born December 18, 1941, in War, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Evelyn Chaffins Cox. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Click. Other survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Diamond of Pikeville; two brothers: Sheldon Cox of Garrett, and Rondal Cox of Dema; three sisters: Vickie Slone of Pippa Passes, Miretta Tuesch of Huntington, Indiana, and Phyllis Miller of Fairfield, Ohio; and two grandchildren: Rachel and Rebecca. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Shearl Cox; and a sister, Patricia Sexton. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 12, at 1 p.m., at the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church, with Johnny Collins and Earl Rose officiating.  Burial will be in the Arthur Click Family Cemetery, at Garrett, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com

Rita Wallace Slone

Age 52, of Pedro, Ohio, formerly of Garrett, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at her residence.  She was born November 30, 1954, in Lackey, the daughter of Mary Magalene Smith Buehrer of Pedro, Ohio, and the late Earl Wallace. She was a Registered Nurse.  Survivors include her mother; two sons: John Allen (Erica) Slone of Ohio, Gary Wesley (Holly) Slone of Waterloo, New York; a daughters, Renae (Brandon) Sturgill of Lackey; seven sisters: Patricia Francis of Garrett, Kay Hicks of Martin, Mary Setser of Prestonsburg, Shirley Morgan and Elizabeth Smith, both of Garrett, Mae Rawhoof of Providence, Nancy Sartin of Wheelwright: two brothers, Vester Smith of Orlands, Indiana, Earl Napier, Jr. of Dunlow, West Virginia, and seven grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her father, former Husband, Gary Slone, Maternal grandparents, Ben and Susie Smith and step-father, John Buehrer.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 4, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with clergymen Raymond Lawson, Roger Hicks, and Jimmy Hall officiating.  Burial will follow in the Smith Family Cemetery, in Garrett, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin.  Visitation is after 6:00 p.m., Thursday with a night service Friday, at 6:30 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home.

Linda Lou Standley

Age, 64, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at the VA Medical Center, in Hunting-ton, West Virginia. Born November 23, 1942, in Piedmont, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Howard T. and Nerine White Mitter. She was a homemaker, a veteran of the Army and member of the Church of Brethren in West Virginia.  She is survived by her husband, Monty D. Standley. Other survivors include a son, H. Mike Standley of Fairmont, West Virginia; a daughter, Shawn A. Thompson of Keyser, West Virginia; three sisters: Judith A. Wilson of Klamath Falls, Oregon, Vicky Ann Bright of Waldorf, Maryland and Janet Ahern of Keyser, West Virginia; five grandchildren: Jennifer, Daniel, David, Curtis and Caitlyn; a great-grandchild, Gage. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 4, at 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is Saturday, August 4, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Julie A. Foley

Age, 63, of 220 West Center Street, Burket, Indiana, died Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at her residence.  Born June 28, 1944, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late Arlie Adams and Oma Marshalett. She was a homemaker.  On September 10, 1963, in Prestonsburg, she married Norman W. Foley. He passed away in May 1993. Survivors include four daughters: Crystal and husband, (Gary) Ellison, Karen and husband, (George) Jackson, all of Burket, Indiana, Sharon and husband, (Brian) Nault of Rochester, Indiana, Juanita Foley of Warsaw, Indiana; a brother, Jimmy and wife, (Sue) Adams of Defiance, Ohio; three sisters: Alma Adams of Warsaw, Indiana, Sally and husband, (Wayne) Chaney of Paints-ville, Bonnie and husband, (Raymond) Burchett of Prestonsburg; five grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Reffitt. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, August 4, at the King Memorial Home.  Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Indiana, under the direction of King Memorial Home, Mentone, Indiana. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, August 3, at King Memorial Home, 101 North Tucker Street, Mentone, Indiana.

Anzie Hamilton Martin

Age, 87, of Langley, widow of Graydon Gray Martin, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center, in Prestonsburg. She was born April 22, 1920, in Spurlock, the daughter of the late George W. Hamilton and Rosa Roberts Hamilton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Brushy Fork Baptist Church, and the DAV Garrett Chapter #128 Ladies Auxiliary.  Survivors include five sons: Freer Frederick (Peggy) Martin, of Columbus, Ohio, Tyrone P. Martin of Auxier, Stanton L. Martin of Pine Hurst, North Carolina, Delbert G. “Red” (Linda June) Martin of Hueysville, Jeffery J. “J.J.” (Edith) of Langley; two daughters: Phyllis A. “Sis” Isaac of Hebron, and Doshie D. Tackett of Garrett; 16 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her husband, parents and an infant daughter, Patricia Martin.  Funeral services for Anzie Hamilton Martin will be conducted Saturday, August 4, at 1:00 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home, in Martin., with Clergyman Ollie Watts, William Jarrell and Roy Harlow officiating.  Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery, in Eastern, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.  Visitation is at the funeral home.

Rosa Sammons McGuire

Age, 95, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, August 2, 2007, at Highlands Regional Medical Center.  Born February 7, 1912, in Spurlock, she was the daughter of the late John Sammons and Ellen Anderson Sammons. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Highland Avenue Freewill Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James David “J.D.” McGuire in 1979.  Survivors include two daughters: Brenda McGuire Akers of Prestonsburg and Linda McGuire Cox of Louisville; a son, Russell Sammons of Pierceton, Indiana; five granddaughters, two grandsons; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Daisey McGuire Risner; four sisters: Hazel, Venelia, Gladys, and Ethel; four brothers:  Leonard, Earl, Ollie, and Homer. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 4, at 1 p.m., in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Dave Garrett officiating.  Interment at McGuire Family Cemetery, Big Branch, Abbott Creek.  Visitation is Friday, August 3, from 5 p.m., until 9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to Highland Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, 346 South Highland Avenue, Prestonsburg, Ky. 41653.  The family has entrusted arrangements to Carter Funeral Home. Pallbearers: Jim Howell, Jody Hackworth, Scott Young, Steve Allen, Jeffery Sammons and James R. Cox.

Frank Donald Price

Age, 69, of Harold, died Friday, August 3, 2007, at the Salyersville Health Care, in Salyersville. Born March 7, 1938, in Pike County, he was the son of Frank and Juanita Weddington Price. He was a veteran of the Army and retired mechanic for Price Tractor Sales. In addition to his parents, survivors include six sons: Donald Price of Woodstock, Alabama, Billy Wayne Price of Sidney, Ohio, Thomas Price of Columbus, Georgia, Sonny Price, Michael Price and David Price, all of Anchorage, Alaska; two daughters: Juanita Sue Price of Dayton, Ohio and Rosie Price of Alaska; two brothers: Gary Ronald Price of Harold, and James C. Price of Springfield, Ohio; a sister, Lanona Sue Stumbo of Pataskala, Ohio; and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Kenneth Price and Bobby Gene Price. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 5, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Nathan Lafferty officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the direction of Nelson- Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com (FCT'S) Aug 5 2007)