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As reported in the Floyd County Times dated

December 3, 1997

Martha A. Boyd

Age 88, of New Castle, Delaware, formerly of Floyd Co., died December 1, 1997. Born May 15, 1909 at Dana, daughter of the late Nathan and Elizabeth Smith. Was preceded in death by husband, Mark Hayden Boyd. Survivors include five sons, Glen Boyd, Lincoln Boyd, Dan Boyd, Clinton Boyd, Mart Boyd; two daughters, Alice Akers, Wyona J. Ogden. Burial is in the Boyd Cemetery on Hunts Fork at Prater Creek.

Elbert Perry

Age 50, of Leander, died November 26, 1997. Born May 28, 1947 in Paintsville, the son of the late Benjamin and Effie Caudill Perry. Survivors include wife, Rema Pennington Perry; one son, William Elbert Perry; one daughter, Melissa Jane Perry; one brother, Walter Perry; three sisters, Eunoka Fannin, Levada Campbell, Loretta Johnson. Burial is in the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery at Paintsville, KY.

Lula Ann Elkins

Age 92, of Springfield, OH, formerly of Floyd Co., died Nov. 26, 1997. Born Feb. 14, 1905 in Elliott Co., daughter of the late Bill and Dolly Gilliam Mays. Survivors include one son, Billy R. Elkins; one sister, Ethel Marie Bower. Burial is in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, KY.

Barry Allen Stevens

Age 43, of Lafollette, TN, died November 24, 1997. Born March 5, 1954, son of the late Columbus Henry Stevens and Delta Ina Crouch. Survivors include one son, Henry Allen Kermit Stevens; two daughters, Rebecca Marie Jackson, Melissa Ann Anderson; four brothers, Henry Stevens, Frank Stevens, Jimmy Stevens, Keith Stevens. Burial is in the Bartley Cemetery.

Maudie Mae Watkins

Age 83, of Blue River, died December 1, 1997. Born Feb. 8, 1914 at Blue River, daughter of the late Wiley and Gracie Slone Watkins. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Ray Webb Silas Rogers Webb; three daughters, Juanita Shepherd, Dolly Hughes, Polly Smith; three sisters, Laudie Prater, Dasisy Bradford, Aggie Dotson. Burial is in the Watkins Cemetery at Buckeye.

Leota Leake DeRossett

Age 83, died November 28, 1997. Born Sept. 9, 1914 in Prestonsburg, daughter of the late John and Callie Fitzpatrick Leake. Survivors include one son, Kenneth J. DeRossett; one daughter, Betty Jo Daniel. Burial is in the Richmond Cemetery in Prestonsburg, KY.

Walker Stumbo

Age 77, of McDowell, died December 2, 1997. Born Oct. 14, 1920 at McDowell, son of the late William "Chock" and Rebecca "Dol" Moore Stumbo. Survivors include wife, Marie Patton Stumbo; one son, Clark Stumbo; three daughters, Margie Kelly, Christine Stumbo, Carol Stumbo; one sister, Ollie Tackett. Burial is in the Lucy Hall Cemetery at McDowell, KY.

Maudie Edmonds

Age 84, died December 1, 1997. Born April 11, 1913 in Floyd Co., the daughter of the late James Franklin and Margaret Spicy Clark Henson. She was preceded in death by husband, Walter Edmond. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Meier, Barbara McKannan; one son, Hershel Edmons. Burial is in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Francisco, IN.

Bertha M. Roberts

Age 70, of Louisville, died November 24, 1997. Born March 13, 1927, daughter of the late Albert and Hulda Jane Newsome Little. Survivors include one son, Danial Roberts; three daughters, Gaynell Keene, Judy Humphrey, Hulda Jane Miller; one brother, Thomas Little; four sisters, Bessie Ratliff, Elsie Mae Roberts, Victoria Flanery, Mary Morrill. Burial is in the Newsome Branch Cemetery.

Rhomer Osborne

Age 89, of Eastern, died December 1, 1997. Born Aug. 3, 1908 at Langley, son of the late Johnny Milton and Mary Ratliff Osborne. He is preceded in death by wife, Ada Bradley Osborne. Survivors include three sons, Romie Gene Osborne, Hershel Osborne, Cecil Ray Osborne; three daughters, Gloria Sue Hohlbein, Valetta Halbert, Judith A. Barnett. Burial is in the Osborne Cemetery at Eastern.

William Phil Holbrook

Age 72, of Prestonsburg, died November 26, 1997. Born July 3, 1925 at Middle Creek, son of the late Grover Cleveland and Pearl Adams Holbrook. He was preceded in death by wife, Helen Marie Smiley, on July 3, 1990. Survivors include two sons, Gary A. Holbrook, Mark Rodney Holbrook; one daughter, Linda Howell. Burial is in the Holbrook Cemetery on Middle Creek Road.

George Burton Wyatt

Age 83, of Prestonsburg, died November 26, 1997. Born Feb. 15, 1914 at Monarch, son of the late John and Rose Kerr Wyatt. He was preceded in death by first wife, Hazel Music, on Oct. 16, 1971. Survivors include wife, Ethel Berry Wyatt; four sons, George Wyatt Jr. Aubrey Wyatt, Perry Wyatt, Tipton Wyatt; two daughters, Gloria Bronston, Mary Howard; one stepdaughter, Judy Rorrer. Burial is in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, KY.

Daniel Lee

Age 78, of Wayland, died November 28, 1997. Born March 29, 1919 at Wheeler, son of the late Jerry and Mary Lake Lee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mavis Jean Bolen Lee. Survivors include one son, Curtis Barnard Lee; one daughter, Danette Louise Wiley; one brother, Clyde Lee. Burial is in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, Ky.

Aaron Justin Johnsen

Age 17, of Somerset, died December 1, 1997. Born January 6, 1980 in Orlando Fl, son of Carl and Mitzi Anne Hale Johnsen. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Beth Anne Risse Johnsen; grandparents, Paul and Ruth Childers Hale, Carl and Mary Houten Johnsen; one brother, Daniel Paul Johnsen; two sisters, Jacqueline Johnsen, Dianna Johnsen. Burial is in the Mill Springs National Cemetery.

Joann Maynard

Age 47, of Pikeville, died November 25, 1997. Born Dec. 10 1949 in Pike County, daughter of Melvin Gross and the late Josephine Maynard Gross. Survivors include her husband, Russell Maynard; one son, Douglas Russell Maynard; two daughters, Melissa Ann Hensley, Kimberly Sue Stiltner; two brother, Paul Warren Gross, Melvin Gross Jr. ; six sisters, Barbara Bentley, Betty Jane May, Linda Kay Layne, Deloris May, Elizabeth Akers, Rita Fay Reyonlds. Burial is in the Gross Family Cemetery at Gross Hollow, Pikeville.

December 5, 1997

Nora Blackburn

Age 92, of Salem, Ohio, Formerly of Endicott, died December 2, 1997. Born    May 13, 1905, the d/o Late Tipton and Rose Ann Justice Hall.  Survivors include five sons; Orville, Archel, Billy C., Ronnie, B. Leon. Three daughters; Rose Hite, Grace Hite, Marietta Keathley. One Brother Willie Justice. Burial is at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, KY US 23

Troy Hall

Age 68, of Kite, died December 2, 1997. Born May 22, 1929, the son of the late Jonah and Anna Slone Hall. Survivors include wife: Roxie Thornsberry Hall. Two daughters; Jonelle Anderson, Michella Perkins. One brother; Buddy Hall. Nine sisters; Fern Foust, Betty Fouts, Joyce Amburgy, Faye Thornsberry, Wilma Atwood, Hasselene Hall, Hassie Thornsberry, Stells Thornsberry, Joetta Johnson. Burial is at the Jonah Hall Cemetery, Kite, KY.

Irelene Patton

Age 74, of Martin, died December 4, 1997. Born Oct. 5, 1923, d/o late William Griffith and Cindy Warrens Griffith Rillins. Preceded in death by husband Glenn Patton. Survivors include two sons; Joe Patton, Glen Patton Jr. One brother; Raymond Griffith. Two sisters; Imogene Caldwell, Alfreda Dufour. Burial Martin Cemetery at McDowell.

Ruby Hall Hobson

Age 74, of McDowell, died December 2, 1997. Born Nov. 11, 1923, the d/o the Late Elisha and Millie Gayheart Hall. Survivors include husband, Leonard Hobson; three sons, Leonard Hobson Jr., Bobby Hobson, Michael Hobson; two dau. Judy Frasure, Sharon Campbell; three brothers, Elmer, Haskell and Melvin; two sisters, Edith Lawson and Ruth Howell. Burial is at the Orkney Cemetery at McDowell.

Guyland Meade

Age 57, of Prestonsburg, died December 4, 1997. Born March 27, 1940, s/o Eckel and Victoria DeRossett Meade. Survivors include his mother; Wife, Thelma Viers Meade, three sons; Guy Anthony Meade, Gabriel Christopher Meade, Garland Ryan Meade; three dau; Teresa Moore, Lisa Starnes, Paula Burke; one brother; Delmar Meade, one sister; Barbara Ward. Burial is at the Meade Cemetery on the Meade Branch of Abbott.

Hope Horn Hall

Age 69, of Prestonsburg, died December 3, 1997. Born Oct. 16,1928, d/o the late Tom and Anna Harmon Horn. Survivors include on stepson, Michael Goble; one Dau. Sharon Daniels; three brothers, Merle Horn, Earl Horn, Sam Horn. Burial is at the Horn Family Cemetery, West Prestonsburg, KY.

December 10, 1997

Willie Mae Sheres

Age 91, of Wheelwright, died December 5, 1997. Born Dec. 18, 1905, In Bessemer, AL, d/o Will and Dollie Cox Russell. She is survived one sister, Rosa Lee Sheldon. Burial is at Peaceful Gardens Cemetery, at Wheelwright, KY.

Elster T. Huffman

Age 82, of Allen, died December 5, 1997. Born Feb. 11, 1915 in Pikeville, s/o the late Charlie and Myrtle Wrightr Huffman.  He was Preceded in death by wife Elva Johnson Huffman. He is survived by one sister, Christina Johnson. Burial is at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, KY. US 23.

Eugene O"Brien

Age 61, of Prestonsburg, died December 8, 1997. Born Oct. 31, 1935, in Michigan. Survived by his wife Grace Holbrook O'Brien. Burial is at the Holbrook Cemetery, Meade Branch, Abbott.

Edward Caudill

Age 72, of Hager Hill, died December 7, 1997. Born Jan. 15, 1925, son of the late High and Martha Hall Caudill. Survivors include his wife Mary Webb Caudill; one son, James Caudill; one dau., Elizabeth Robinson; three brothers Angus Caudill, Amos Caudill, Willard Caudill; three sisters, Mildred Howard, Billie Baker, Wanda Popovich. Burial is at Highlands Memorial Park at Staffordsville.

Tolby Fraley

Age 91, of Prestonsburg, died December 5,1997. Born Dec. 23, 1905, s/o the late James and Lucy Reed Fraley. Burial is at the Richmond Memorial Cemetery in Prestonsburg.

John Henry Hunt

Age 65, of Stanville, died December 9, 1997.  Born June 18, 1932 at Ivel, s/o the late John B. and Sarah Lewis Hunt. Survivors include on son, John Fairon Hunt; three brothers, George Hunt, Roland Hunt, Harvey Hunt; Five sisters, Ruby Hunt, Ocie Pelfrey, Callie Cecil, Laura Akers, Ulavine Burgess. Burial is at Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel KY.

Myrtle W. Howes

Age 89, of Littleton, Colorado, formerly of Betsy Layne, died December 3, 1997.  Born Aug. 16m 1908, She was preceded in death by husband James B. Howes. Survivors include one Dau., Janet Hopkins; one brother Kenneth Woods; two sisters, Katherine Ritter, Billie Linthieum. Burial is at the Layne Cemetery at Betsy Layne, KY

Fred Presley

Age 67, of Fayetteville, TN, formerly Dana. died December 4, 1997. Born June 21, 1930, son of Clyde Presley and the late Al Presley. Survivors include one son,   Terry Presley; two Dau., Brenda Hughs, Deborah Powers; five brothers, Willard Presley, Earl Presley, Emmitt Presley, Jimmy Presley, Austin Presley; three sisters, Ruth Livernois, Lynn Brown, Lathres Lovvorn. Burial is at the Conn Family Cemetery at Dana.

December 17, 1997

Woodrow Colvin

Age 85, of Auxier, died December 11, 1997. Born April 25, 1912 in Johnson Co., son of the late Samuel Colvin and Mary Lou Kestner. Survivors include his wife, Dorayne Reed Davis Colvin; one son, Roger Colvin; two daughters, Rosemary Colvin, Barbara Farr; three stepsons. Douglas Davis, Kennith Davis, Danny Davis; five stepdaughters, Flora Grimm, Amanda Howard, Bonnie Jean Reynolds, Rowena McKenzie, Vivian Conley. Burial is in the Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville.

Kelly Newsome

Age 71, of Prestonsburg, died December 14, 1997, Born Aug. 12, 1926 in Floyd Co., son of the late George and Cora Newsome. Survivors include two brothers, George Newsome Jr., Billy Newsome. Burial is in the Buckingham Cemetery.

Mary Ellen Cole

Age 63, of Ashtabula, died December 12, 1997. Born Sept. 11, 1934 at McDowell, daughter of the late Ironton and Della Jones Vance. Survivors include husband, Oscar Cole; three sons, Michael Cole, Oscar Cole, Ronnie Cole; one daughter, Sharon Newsome; three sisters, Pauline Akers, Betty Hall, Sarah Vance. Burial is in the Saybrook Cemetery.

Michael "Mickey" McCormick

Age 51, of Allen, died December 15, 1997. Born on May 28, 1946, in Lynchburg, VA, son of I.W. "Mack" and Helen Proffitt McCormick. Survivors include one sister, Pat Garrett. Burial is in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

James Critttanden Leslie

Age 79, of Prestonsburg, died December 14, 1997. Born May 28, 1918 at Emma, son of the late Lewis C. Clara Mae Gunnell Leslie. Survivors include two Brothers, Frank Mayo Leslie, Ralph Archer Leslie; one sister, Bonnie Layne Leslie Walters. Burial is in the L.C. Leslie Cemetery at Emma.

Bess Calhoun Porter

Age 80, of Columbus, OH, formerly of Floyd Co., died December 13, 1997. Born Sept. 24, 1917 at Water Gap, daughter of the late John C."Cat" Calhoun and Minnie Hignite Calhoun. She was preceded in death by husband, Orville Reece Porter, on Aug. 6, 1971. Survivors include one son, John A. Porter. Burial is in the Richmond Memorial Cemetery in Prestonsburg.

Jerry D. Goble

Age 54, of Findlay, OH, died December 14, 1997. Born Dec. 23, 1942 in Floyd Co., son of Mary Wilson Goble and the late Loie Goble Sr. In Addition to his mother, he is survived by wife, Evelyn J. Smith; one son, Charles Goble; one daughter, Christine Scoby; three brothers, Loie Goble Jr., George Goble, Doug Goble; three sisters, Genevea Vincent, Loretta Helton, Pauline Sizemore. Burial is in Memory Gardens, Findlay, OH.

Dock E. Hall

Age 90, of Raceland, died December 11, 1997. Born July 27, 1907 at Banner, son of the late Grant and Delilah Jarrell Hall. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Hunt Hall. Survivors include one son, Howard Douglas Hall; one daughter, Mandy Wagner. Burial is in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

December 29, 1997

Alpha Damron

Age 70, of Honaker, died December 18, 1997. Born Aug. 17, 1923, at Smithsboro, son of the late Hiram Wesley and Rhoda Combs Amburgey. Survivors include wife, Ester Amburgey; one daughter, Joy Osborne; one son, Adrian Amburgey; two brothers; Sammy Amburgey, Willie "Bill" Amburgey. Burial is at Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery at Litt Carr.

Adam Ousley

Age 53, of Prater Fork, Hueysville, died December 21, 1997. Born Dec. 5, 1945, at Risner, son of the late Harrison and Gracie Adkins Ousley. Survivors include his wife Geraldne Prater Ousley; two brothers, Obie Ousley, Willie Ousley; six sisters, Sarah Branham, Mary Alice Ray, Margie Graber, Maggie Nice, Mandy Ousley, Delphia Hale. Burial is at the Ousley Cemetery at Risner.

Elmer Campbell

Age 84, of Allen, died December 18, 1997. Born March 29, 1913 in Perry Co. the son of the late Billie and Allie Campbell. Survivors include his wife, Grace Burchett Campbell; two sons, Arnold V. Campbell, Paul E. Campbell; one sister Letha Smith. Burial is at Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, KY.

Virgil O. Turner

Age 89, of Murfreesboro TN, formerly of Langley and Prestonsburg, died December 20, 1997. Born April 27, 1908, at Langley, son of the late Andrew Jackson and Laura Belle Allen Turner. He was preceded in death by first wife, Virginia Casey Turner. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dozie Turner; one son Justin Turner; three sisters, Ruby Bays, Ronda Wilson, Rhoda Miller. Burial is at Davidson Memorial Gardens Ivel, KY.

Diamond Johnson

Age 72, of Weeksbury, died December 22, 1997. Born March 26, 1925, in Floyd Co., Son of the late Doc and Ellen Hall Johnson. Survivors include wife, Beril Little Johnson; one son, Denward Johnson; one brother, Harlis Johnson; two sisters, Marie Holbrook, Minnie Bell Osborne. Burial is at the Epp Little Cemetery at Weeksbury, KY.

Thomas "Tom" Lewis Webb

Age 66, of Little Paint. died December 22, 1997. Born May 26, 1931 at Bays Branch, son of the late Dave and Percella Tackett Webb. Survivors include wife, Wanda Boggs Webb; three sons, Thom Webb Jr., David Webb, Danny Webb; two brothers, Kaynard Webb, Genne Webb; one sister, Dora Belle Nelson. Burial is at the Webb Family Cemetery at Little Paint.

Clarence Edward "Doc" Allen

Age 72, of Chesapeake, VA, died December 4, 1997. Born ay Hueysville, son of the late Wayne and Mallie Craft Allen. Survivors include wife, Sophie Allen; two sons, Gleen Allen, Bruce; five brothers, Volney Allen, Alfred Allen, Harry Allen, Nelson Allen, Maurice Allen; one sister, Anna Lena Allen.

Milford Hall

Age 76, of Pikeville, died December 19, 1997. Born Sept. 10, 1921, at Elkhorn City, the son of the late Evan and Mollie Collins Hall. Survivors include wife, Josephine Anderson Hall; three sons, Billy Hall, Milford Hall Jr., Elster Hall; six daughters, Susie Hall, Bary McCoy, Carolyn Hall, Nancy Hall, Dorthy Hall, Shirley Martin; two sisters, Margaret Boyd, Stella Boyd. Burial is at the Annie E Young Cemetery at Pikeville, KY.

Winona Buzingham

Age 74, of Stuart, FL, died December 19, 1997. Born May 24, 1923, in Wayland, daughter of the late Miles and Della Cook Hopkins. Burial is at the Joe Hall Cemetery at Topmost, KY.

December 31, 1997

Elzie Adkins

Age 79, of Printer, died December 27, 1997. Born Feb. 16, 1918, in Pikeville, the son of the late W. D. and Anzie Tackett Adkins. Survivors include wife, Nora Ann Meade Adkins; two daughters; Violet Spurlock and Joyce Barnett; one brother Raymond Adkins; three sisters, Fannie Bowling, Nell Capazolla, Nenavee Meade. Burial will be at Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, KY.

Opal Marie Clemons

Age 71, of Bevinsville, died December 29, 1997. Born Sept. 20, 1926, at Topmost, daughter of the late Frank W. and Annie Jones Cook. Survivors include five sons, Randall Ray Isaac, Gary Wayne Isaac, Terry Dean Clemons, Jerry Randall Clemons, Joel Clemons; three daughters; Sandra Kay Clemons, Karen Elaine Shumate, Carol Boudle; three brothers, Don Cook, J.D. Cook, Bobby Cook; two sisters; Ruby Stanfield, Mary Lee Ridner. Burial is in the Buckingham Cemetery.

Opal Hale Mutter

Age 80, 0f Pikeville, died December 24, 1997. Born Jan. 31, 1917 in Floyd Co. Dau. of the late Charles E. and Bessie Vest Hale. Survivors include her husband, Carman "Bunk" Mutter; one son, Donald Gene Dotson; one dau. Billie Hunt; two brothers, Charles Franklin Hale, Bobby Hale; one sisters, Reba Day. Entombment is in the O. T. Hinton Mausoleum in Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville.

Sylvia Hamilton

Age 71, of Warsaw, IN, died December 24, 1997. Born June 18, 1926, in Prestonsburg, the daughter of the late Perry and Nola Sword Newsome. Survivors include husband, Willis Hamilton; six daughters, Estalena Hamilton, Wonda Rogers, Patricia Ann Villaverde, Mary Sue Kenoshmeg, Bonnie Sue Johnson, Tina C; two sons, Randy Hamilton, Willis Hamilton; five sisters, Gilive Hall, Melvie Reed, Elvie Scott, Velma Amburgy, Zelvie Cochran; five brothers Cornelius "Whitey" Newsome, Arquillis Newsome, William Newsome, Clifford Newsome, John Henry Newsome. Burial is at the Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw, Indiana.

Mary Lou Webb Hackworth

Age 59, of Prestonsburg, died December 22, 1997. Born Feb. 22, 1941, at West Prestonsburg, Dau. Ocie Hale Webb and the late Manis Webb She was preceded in death by husband Delmar Hackworth on May 27, 1993. In addition to her mother, survivors include one daughter, LaDonna Shepard; one sister, Phyllis Allen; two brothers, Billy Webb, Robert Russell Webb. Burial is at the Hackworth-Webb Cemetery At Ivyton, KY.

Opal M. Miller

Age 85, of Prestonsburg, died December 22, 1997. Born April 9, 1912, at Auxier, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Mary Stephens George. She was Preceded in death by husband, William "Blackcat" Miller. Survivors include two brothers, Alex George, Herman George; two sisters, Maggie Akers, Ena Buck; one stepdaughter, Jean Blackburn. Burial is at the Richmond Cemetery in Prestonsburg, KY.

Delphia Patton

Age 81, of Prestonsburg, died December 22, 1997. Born Aug. 13, 1916 in Magoffin Co. daughter of thr late Cleveland and Islant Shepherd. Survivors include three sons, William Patton, Larry Patton, Harvey Patton; two daughters, Pat Reynolds, Connie Cooley; one brother, Bud Shepherd; two sisters, Dorothy Horn, Dora Sizemore. Burial is at the May Cemetery in Prestonsburg, KY.

Narvin Hall

Age 84, of Craynor, died December 29, 1997. He was preceded in death by wife, Edna Hall. Survivors include two sons, Clifford Hall, Tex Leon Hall; five daughters, Roma Lou Hamilton, Jeromia Dean Tackett, Irene Tackett, Reba Faye McKinny, Pauline Tackett Adkins. Burial is at the Emmitt Tackett Cemetery at Craynor, KY.

William Edwin "Bill" Woods

Age 44, of Pikeville, died December 23, 1997. Born Feb. 14, 1953, at Martin, was the son of Bessir D. Mullins Woods and the late Glenn Edwin Woods. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Charlene Isbell Woods; one son Kyle Edwin Woods; one sister, Glenna Faye Woods. Burial is at the Woods Cemetery at Emma, KY.

Billy Crum

Age 59, of Martin, died December 25, 1997. Born Jan. 19, 1938 in Floyd Co., he was the son of the late Morgan and Flora Mae Adkins Crum. Survivors include wife, Mary Magdalene Shepherd Crum; three sons Billy Ray Crum, Bobby Joe Crum, Jeffery Crum; three daughters, Mary Jean Crum, Vicky Lynn Crum, Rita Jo Yates; one sister, Evelyn Jewell Burchett Edmonds. Burial is at the Carr Cemetery at Shortwood, Allen, KY.

Alex Montival Johnson Jr.

Age 56, of Auxier. died December 29, 1997. Born Aug. 5, 1941 at Ashland, the son of Alex Montival Johnson Sr. and Margaret Newman Pierpont. In addition to his parents he is survived by one son, Alex Montivasl Johnson III, three daughters, Janis Martin, Alexandra Johnson, Katherine Powers; one half-brother, Frank M. Davis; two sisters, Debbie Norak, Sarah Lovejoy. Burial is at the Jackson Cemetery, at Jackson. KY.

Grant Cox

Age 39, of Drift. died December 24, 1997. Born April 28, 1958, at Softshell, the son of the late Press and Grethel Crum Cox. He is preceded in death by his wife Janice Spears Cox. Survivors include on son, Ray Cox; on stepson, Coby Spears; four brothers, Willie Cox, Elmer Cox, Willard Cox, Joe Cox; Four sisters Betty Lou Slone, Cora Moore, Mary Lou Slone, Leala Slone. Burial is at the Lucy Hall Cemetery at McDowell, KY.

Judy Barnhart

Age 74, of Chillicothe, Ohio, died December 19, 1997. Born Oct. 11, 1923, at McDowell, the daughter of the later Matt and Ada Stumbo Moore. Survivors include husband, William Barnhart; two sons, Gordon Barnhart, Rich Barnhart; two daughters, Pam Proehl, Anita Fout; two brothers, Willie Moore, Rufus Moore; four sisters, Teddie Moore, Elma Hall, Betty Whitlock, Erma Johnson. Burial is at the Friends Cemetery in Londonderry, OH.