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As reported in the Floyd County Times Dated

June 4, 1999

Elbert (Curley) Prater

Age 69, of State Road Fork, Prestonsburg, died Monday, May 31, 1999, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Hannah Prater. Other survivors include three sons, Lawrence Ray, David Lee and Larry Dean Prater, all of Prestonsburg; one brother, Albert Edward Prater of Prestonsburg; two sisters, Margie Prater of Marshville and Ethel Ramey of Van Lear; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 3, 11 a.m., in the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Prater Family Cemetery.

J. B. Boyd 

Age 65, of Ivel, died Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, following an extended illness, Born on August 3, 1933, in Dana, he was the son of the late Virgil and Vannie Boyd. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie L. Boyd. Survivors include three sons, James Thomas Boyd and Daniel Boyd, both of Ivel; and Andy Lee Boyd of McDowell; one daughter, Florence Regina Boyd of Prestonsburg; six brothers, Asbury Boyd, Randy Boyd and Virgil Boyd, all of Tram, Robert Boyd of Emma, Nola Boyd and Raymond Boyd, both of Ohio; three sisters, Rosie Boyd, Ottawa Akers and Lizzie Lewis, all of Tram; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday, June 4, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson- Frazier Funeral Home with Lonnie Badger officiating. Burial will be in the Alex Weddington Cemetery at Banner.

E.H. Nichols Jr. 

Age 73, of Regina, died Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born in Pike County, July 2, 1925, he was the son of the late Mabel Blair Nichols and E. H. Nichols Sr. He was an employee of the Pike County Board of Education from 1976-1988; he was a member of the Thomas C. Cecil Lodge No. 375 F&AM, a deacon of the Pikeville First Baptist Church and a World War II veteran. He was a coal con- tractor. He is survived by his wife, Anne Coates Nichols. Other survivors include one son, David N. Nichols of Pikeville; four daughters, Beverly Schrader of Ashland, Nancy Jones of Tuscumbia, Alabama, Cathy Francisco of Pikeville and Kim Groom of Huntington, West Virginia, and nine grandchildren. Funeral services will be conduct- ed Friday, June 4, 2 p.m., at the J.W. Call Funeral Home, with Rev. Paul Badgett officiating. Burial will be in the Annie E. Young Cemetery at Shelbiana.

Trubie Johnson  

Age 59, of  Bevinsville, died Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at UK Medical Center, Lexington, following an extended illness, Born on February 22, 1940 in Floyd County, he was the son of Albert Johnson of Bevinsville, and the late Bessie Bentley Johnson. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Louetta Johnson. Other survivors include one son, James Johnson of Bevinsville; one daughter, Regina Johnson of Bevinsville; two brothers, Hobert Johnson of Mongo, Indiana, Roscoe Johnson of Bevinsville; three sisters, Helen Buckland of Michigan, Cynthia Gayheart of Ontario, Indiana, and Fairy Williams of Bronson, Michigan. Funeral services will be conduct- ed Saturday, June 5, at I p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, with Bobby Isaac officiating. Burial will be in the Bentley Cemetery on Tom's Fork, at Bevinsville.

Luther McCoy

Age 82, of Chiefland, Florida, formerly of Hi Hat, died Thursday, May 27, 1999, at North Florida Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Born on July 14, 1916, in Hi Hat, , he was the son of the late J.D. and Corsie Martin McCoy. He was an , electrician for the Merchant marines. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Moore McCoy. Survivors include one son, Ruebush McCoy of Wabash, Indiana; three daughters, 3oyce McCoy Parsons of Chiefland, Florida, Andrea Jean Ferguson of Wabash, Indiana, Kathleen Grant of Wabash, Indiana; two brothers, Ruebush McCoy and Vaughn McCoy, both of Louisville, one sister, Elizabeth Sullivan of St. Petersburg, Florida; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be conducted Friday, June 4, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home with Chuck Hall officiating. Burial will be in the Newman Cemetery at Hi Hat.

June 9, 1999

Bertha M. Peters

Age 93, of Ashland, died Friday, May 28, 1999, at her residence. She was born July 3, 1905, in Floyd County the daughter of the late Tilden and Laura Belle Lafferty Ellis. She was a member of the Martin United Methodist Church where she was a primary class Sunday School teacher for more than fifty years, and was the oldest living member. She attended the Centenary United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Daughter of the American Revolution and the United Methodist Women's Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Colonel Robert Peters. She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Queen and Annabelle Conn, both of Ashland; two sons. Urban Peters of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Harold Dean ,Peters of Meridian, Mississippi; three sisters, Isabel Spotte, June Gearheart, and Josephine Howard, all of Prestonsburg; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 4 great- great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 1, at the Centenary United Methodist Church with Rev. Neil Salvaterra, Rev. Andrew J. Peters and Urban Peters officiating. Burial was in the Ashland Cemetery.

Darcus Jones

Age 80, of Lansing, Michigan, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, June 7, 1999, at her residence, following an extended illness. Born May 1, 1919, in Magoffin County, she was the daughter of the late John and Judy Vanderpool Shepherd. Survivors include one daughter, Thelma Fuang Fuang of Lansing, Michigan; one sister, Vicie Castle of Flint, Michigan; and one grand, son. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 10, at I p.m., at the Netson-Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, with William Shepherd and Dave Allen officiating. Burial will be in the Shepherd Cemetery on Salyers Branch, Hueysville.

Madge M. Johnson

Age 78, of Virgie, died Saturday, June 5, 1999, in Pikeville. Born June 3, 1921, in Melvin, she was the daughter of the late Ben E. and Roseline Tackett Hall. She was a retired factory worker, and of the Baptist faith, Survivors include one sister, Christine Hall of Virgie. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 8, at noon, at the Joppa Regular Baptist Church at Melvin, with clergymen Ellis Holbrook, Monroe Jones and Spencer Hall officiating. Burial was in the Hall Cemetery on Indian Creek, Virgie.

Alonzo Ousley

Age 84, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, June 5, 1999, in the H R M C, Prestonsburg. He was born February 8, 1915, in Dock, the son of the late Joseph Ousley and Mollie Jones Ousley. He was a retired coal miner working for Princess Elkhorn Coal Company at David, a member of the Spurlock Regular Baptist Church, Spufiock Fork of Middle Creek, Prestonsburg, and member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local No. 6713 of David. He is survived by his wife, Goldie Frasure Ousley; one son, Larry James Ousley of Richmond; two brothers, Richard Ousley of I Prestonsburg, Raymond Ousley of Albion, Michigan; one sister, Julie Kilgore of Albion, Michigan; and one grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 8, at 10 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Richmond Cemetery, in Prestonsburg.

Dorothy L. Hamilton

Age 73, of Melvin, died Monday, June 7, 1999, at her residence, following an extended illness. Born on June 23, 1925, in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Arbor and Ruby McCoy Moore. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Weeksbury. She is survived by her husband, Georgie Hamilton. Other survivors include one son, Terry Conley of Troy, Michigan; one daughter, Christine Slone of Melvin; one brother, Burnis Moore of Melvin; one sister, Virgie Puckett of Melvin; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at the Church of Christ, at Melvin. Funeral services will be con- ducted on Thursday, June 10, at II a.m., at the Church of Christ at Melvin, with Michael Hall, Orville Burke and John Burke officiating. Burial will be in the Hamilton Cemetery at Melvin.

Dennis Williams

Age 68, of Harold, died Friday, June 4, 1999, at his residence, following an extended illness. Born on January 19, 1931, in Harold, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Virdia Gillespie Williams. He was a disabled miner. He is survived by his wife, Cindia Kidd Williams. Other survivors include two sons, Cheyenne Williams and Dennis Ray Williams, both of Harold; four step-sons, Alex Carroll of Stanville, Even Carroll of Grethel, Edgar Carroll of New London, Ohio, Adrian Carroll of Columbus, Ohio; two step-daughters, Della Mae Hall of Harold, Mary Francis Hamilton of New London, Ohio; two brothers, Ambers Williams of Savannah, Ohio, Lee Bob Williams of Florida; three sisters, Judy Williams of Michigan, Goldie Hoyle of Johnson City, Illinois, and Dempsey Hashbarger of Bristol, Virginia; 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren, Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 6, at 11 a.m., at the Little Dove Old Regular Baptist Church at Little Mud, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Moore Cemetery at Harold.

Elbert Blackburn

Age 96, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, June 4, 1999, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. Born on May 6, 1903, in Ivel, he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Sherman Blackburn. He was a retired Kentucky West Virginia Gas Company employee, a member of the Endicott Freewill Baptist Church and a member of the Oil Chemical and Atomic Works Local 3-510. He was preceded in death by his wife, Antha M. Lowe Blackburn. Survivors include two sons, Elbert Blackburn Jr. of Pikeville, Eugene Blackburn of Prestonsburg; four daughters, Magaline Endicott of Prestonsburg, Nelva Johnson of Rochester, New York, Joann Garrett of Prestonsburg, Margaret Burchett of Endicott; 17 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren; 6 great- grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and 13 step-great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 17, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Dr. S. Thomas Valentine and Nathan Lafferty officiating. Burial was in the Blackburn Cemetery at Endicott.

Charlotte Elaine Reynolds

Age 62, of Sitka, died June 3, 1999, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born February 11, 1937, she was the daughter of Sylvia Slone and the late George Slone. She is survived by her husband, Charles Reynolds. Other survivors include two sons, Ricky Davis of Sitka, Val Davis of Thelma; two daughters, Karen Diane Stumbo of Prestonsburg, Teresa Holbrook of Paintsville; one step-son, Michael Reynolds of Marietta, Ohio; two step-daughters, Rhonda Reynolds and Pamela Reynolds, both of Marietta, Ohio; one brother, Graden Slone and one sister, Pamela O'Bryan, both of Sitka; five grandchildren, and six step- grandchildren, and one great-great- grandchild. Funeral services were conducted at the Sparks Cemetery, Sunday, June 6, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Roger Ross officiating. Burial was in the Sparks Cemetery located at Blaine.

Sterling Wright

Age 85, of Mousie, died June 4, 1999, at his home. He was born in Pike County, on July 18, 1913, the son of Andrew Wright and Arenda Anderson Wright. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Wright. He is survived by one son, Pete Wright of Wheelwright; four daughters, Ethel Whitaker of Charlotte, Michigan, Linda Dunnagan of Bridgeton, New Jersey, Deborah Bentley and Tammy Cruz, both of Mousie; two brothers, William Wright of Pikeville, and Cecil Wright of Tennessee; one sister, Thelma Hampton of Pikeville; and 10 grandchildren, Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 7, at 1 p.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Roger Hicks officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

Carl F. Stanley

 Age 68, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at the Veterans Hospital, Lexington, following a long illness. He was born August 4, 1930, in Prestonsburg, the son of Carmia Wireman Stanley of Prestonsburg, and the late Roosevelt Stanley. He was a disabled Korean war Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ernestine Stanley. In addition to his mother, he is survived by three sons, Frankie Ray Stanley of Paintsville, Jerry L. Stanley of Pikeville, Billy Stanley of Banner; three daughters, Sandi Stanley of Detroit, Michigan, Marcia Turnley of Flower Mound, Texas, Dorothy Coleman of Jackson, Ohio; four brothers, Ralph Stanley of Jeffersonville, Joe Stanley, Paul Stanley, and Doug Stanley, all of Prestonsburg; three sisters, Christine Wtird of Paintsville, Pearlene S. Stanley of Dorton, Ina Jo Clemons of Prestonsburg, 16 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 5, at noon, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman Dan Heintzelman officiating, Burial was in the Jones Cemetery at Allen.

June 11, 1999

Ettie Hall Hunter

Age 87, of Printer, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born December 25, 1911, in Honaker, the daughter of the late John Hall and Helen Johnson Hall. She was a member of the Little Dove Old Regular Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie B. Hunter. Survivors include three sons, Caner Hunter and Ernest Hunter, both of Printer; Ellis Hunter of Wellington, Ohio; two sisters, Laura Yates of California, Effie Pacific of Belfry, 22 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 10, at I0 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Elder Jimmy Hall, Jason Lowery, and Walter Akers officiating. Burial was in the John Hall Cemetery, Honaker

Helen Hackworth Clark 

Age 59, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, following a brief illness. Born October 10, 1939 at Mart Meade Branch, she was the daughter of the late Bruce and Sula Howell Hackworth. She was a member of the Bonanza Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, John Clark, two sons, Jeff Clark and John B. Clark, both of Prestonsburg; one sister, Euka Brown of California, Anna Mae Harris of Indiana; one brother, Bobby Hackworth of Prestonsburg; two grandsons. Funeral services were Sunday, June 6, at 1 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Jim Brown and Rev. Bill Campbell officiating. Burial was in the Mart Meade Cemetery in Prestonsburg. Reprinted due to an Error

June 16, 1999

Allie M. Howard

Age 87, of Owensboro, died Monday, June 14, at Owensboro Mercy Health Systems. He was born in Magoffin County, and was retired as a retail/wholesale grocer in Allen, where he owned and operated Howard Wholesale Grocery Company. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Owensboro, and was a avid golfer. He attended Berea College for 2 years where he played college basketball. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Whitt Howard. Survivors include one son, Garland W. Howard of Owensboro; two daughters, Ruth Ann Hughes and Helen Howard-Hughes, both of Owensboro; one brother, Ernet Howard of Royalton; and two sisters, Olgilee Salyer of Salyersville and Melvadeen Howard of Fairbom, Ohio; and 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 17, at 10 a.m., at the James H. Davis Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Owensboro Memorial Gardens in Owensboro.

Edgar Dwayne Hughes

Age 18, of Dana, died June 10, 1999, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident, He was born June 17, 1980, in Pikeville, the son of Edgar Hughes and Pauletta Kidd Hughes of Dana: He was a student at the Prestonsburg Community College, a 1998 graduate of Betsy Layne High School, and an employee of Velocity Market of Betsy Layne. In addition to his parents he is survived by three brothers, Justin Chase Hughes, Eric Christopher Hughes and Austin Seth Hughes, all of Dana; his maternal grandparents, Dennis and Alpha Kidd of Dana; and his paternal grandparents, Robert B. and Magdalene Hughes of Honaker. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 13, at 11 a.m., at the Little Salem Regular Baptist Church, of Dana, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Akers Cemetery, Dana.

Dale Hale

Age 64, of Lexington, formerly of Winchester, died Thursday at the Central Baptist Hospital. A native of Blue River, he was the son of Roxie Justice Hale of Banner, and the late Benjamin Franklin Hale. He was a retired real estate agent, an army veteran and a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Hale. Other survivors include two sons, Jeff Scott Hale and David Douglas Hale of Tampa, Florida; three grandchildren, Jeffery Hale II, Sean Miller and Marrissa Hale, all of Tampa, Florida; four sisters, Christine Goble of Prestonsburg, Neil Banks of Emma, Norma Tompkins of Carlisle, and Phyllis Justice of Banner: six brothers. Bill H. Justice of Hennepin, Illinois; Millard Justice of Abbott; Curtis Justice of Princeton, Illinois; Dallas Justice of Banner; Dwight Justice of Emma; and Dwayne Justice of Lexington. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m., Sunday at the Scobee Funeral Home of Winchester, by Rev. Bill Smith. Burial was in the Richmond Cemetery of Prestonsburg. Serving as Pallbearers were Tom Goebel, Woody Wilson, David Bush, Steve Ramsey, Lowell Carter and Jerry Keaton; honorary, Ike Sams, Jim Miller, Charlie Miller, Keith Fields, Spencer Pittman, Lloyd Bunch and William "Marty" Jackson II. Albert Conn Albert Conn, 53, of Martin, died Saturday, June 12, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He was born September 30, 1945, in Martin, the son of Harry Conn of Martin, and the late Ruth Kilburn Conn. Albert was a retired coal miner and former Edco Energy employee, and a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by one son, Brian Conn of Martin; one daughter, Joann Conn of Martin; two brothers, Roy Conn of Prestonsburg, R.B. Conn of Martin; two sisters, Fayetta Sammons of McDowell, and Doris Pitts of Martin. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 15, at 12 noon in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Don Crisp officiating. Burial was in the Conn Family Cemetery.

Albert Conn

Age 53, of Martin, died Saturday, June 12, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He was born September 30, 1945, in Martin, the son of Harry Conn of Martin, and the late Ruth Kilburn Conn. Albert was a retired coal miner and former Edco Energy employee, and a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by one son, Brian Conn of Martin; one daughter, Joann Corm of Martin; two brothers, Roy Conn of Prestonsburg, R.B. Conn of Martin; two sisters, Fayetta Sammons of McDowell, and Doris Pitts of Martin. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 15, at 12 noon in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Don Crisp officiating. Burial was in the Conn Family Cemetery, Martin.

Arbie Crider

Age 82, of Concord, Michigan, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Litchfield Nursing Home after an extended illness. Born December 22, 1917, in German, he was preceded in death by one daughter; one grandson; three brothers and one sister. He is survived by one brother, Arnold Crider of Prestonsburg; three sons, Lois Crider of Albion, Michigan; Thurman Crider of Concord, Michigan; Jim Crider of Weiden, Germany and one daughter, Eva May Webb of Concord, Michigan 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted March 10, at 11 a.m. at S.D. Lauer Funeral Home, Concord, Michigan. Burial was in Pulaski Cemetery in Pulaski, Michigan.

Sarah Jones Cooley

Age 91, of McDowell, Ky., widow of Jake Cooley, passed away. Sunday, June 13, 1999, at the Clinton County Hospital, Albany, Kentucky. She was born August 25, 1907 at Riley's Branch, Bevinsville, Ky., the daughter of the late Marion Jones and Lucy Turner Jones. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, McDowell, a member of the Eastern Star and framer president of the McDowell PTA. Survivors include one son, Nick A. Cooley of Monticello; one daughter, Carol Cooley Martin and her husband, Demoris Martin of Monticello; six grandchildren, Nicki Patton, Chris Patton, Michael Cooley, Stewart Cooley, Lindsay Cooley, and Mitchell Cooley and three step-grand- children, Linville Martin, Derick Martin, Matthew Martin and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by seven brothers, Bart Jones, Ballard Jones, Bert Jones, Thomas Jones, Edgar Jones, Curt Jones and Everett Jones and two sisters, Dorothy Bentley and Viola Turner. Funeral services for Sarah Jones will be conducted Wednesday, June 16, at the First Baptist Church, McDowell, with the clergyman Harry Hargis officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel.

Edgar Dwayne Hughes

Age 18, of Dana, died June 10, 1999, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born June 17, 1980, in Pikeville, the son of Edgar Hughes and Pauletta Kidd Hughes of Dana. He was a student at the Prestonsburg Community college, a 1998 graduate of Betsy Layne High School, and an employee of Velocity Market of Betsy Layne. In addition to his parents he is survived by three brothers, Justin Chase Hughes, Eric Christopher Hughes and Austin Seth Hughes, all of Dana; his maternal grandparents, Dennis and Alpha Kidd of Dana; and his paternal grandparents, Robert B. and Magdalene Hughes of Honaker. Funeral services wereconducted Sunday, June 13, at 11 a.m., at the Little Salem Regular Baptist Church, of Dana, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Akers Cemetery, Dana.

Robert J. Fitzpatrick

Age  64, of Columbus, Mississippi, formerly of David, died Thursday, June 3, in Columbus, Mississippi, following a brief illness. Born on July 7, 1934 in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Curtis and Virginia Mullins Fitztpatrick. He was retired from the United States Airforce. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Thompson Fitzpatrick; one son, Jeffrey Allen Fitzpatrick of Atlanta, Georgia; one brother, Michael Fitzpatrick of Garrett; two sisters, Peggy Francis and Eula Ann Fugate, both of Garrett. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 7, at the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel in Columbus, Mississippi with Mike Stevens officiating. Burial was in the Memorial Gardens in Columbus, Mississippi, under the direction of the Nelson- Frazier Funeral Home.

Robert (Bob) Everett Hall

 Age 63, of Monticello, formerly of Wheelwright, died Friday, June 11, at Wayne County Hospital, following an extended illness, Born on May 2, 1936, in Wheelwright, he was the son of Mattie Franklin Hall of Wheelwright and the late Everett E. Hall. He was a retired from education, a member of the Southern Baptist Church, and a member of the Kentucky Teachers Association. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Rose Hall. Other survivors include one son, Robert Everett, Hall II of Wheelwright; one daughter, Kimberly Rose Triplett of Ezel; one brother, Raymond E. Hall of Cocoa, Florida; one sister, Barbara H. Gullett of Bypro and four grand- children, Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 14, at 11 alto., at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Ferrari officiating. Burial was in the Buckingham Cemetery at Bevinsville.

Alta Eversole Hayes

Age 90, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, June 14, 1999, at her residence, following an extended illness. Born September 29, 1908, at Bolling Town, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Sarah Burns Eversole. She was a member of the Lancer Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bogas Hayes, on February 20, 1969. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Lou Osborne of Wellston, Ohio, and Freda M. Hicks of Prestonsburg; one son, Pete W. Hayes of Coalton, Ohio; one sister, Bessie Jones of Hazard; one brother, Hayden Eversole of Hazard; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 16, at 11 a.m,, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Rob Ervin and Rev. James Smith officiating, _ Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery at Hazard, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg. Graveside ser- vices will be held at I p.m. Wednesday at the cemetery.

Helen Hackworth Clark

Age 59, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, following a brief ill- ness. Born October 10, 1939 at Mart Meade Branch, she was the daughter of the late Bruce and Sula Howell Hackworth. She was a 30- year member of the Bonanza Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, John Clark, two sons, Jeff Clark and John B. Clark, both of Prestonsburg; two sisters, Euka Brown of Benning California, and Anna Mae Harris of Warsaw, Indiana; one brother, Bobby Hackworth of Prestonsburg; two grandsons. Funeral services were Sunday, June 6, at 1 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev, Jim Brown and Rev. Bill Campbell officiating. Burial was in the Mart Meade Cemetery in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg. Serving as active pallbearers were Mike Rose, Mike Hackworth, Bobby Hackworth, Darrell Spears, Donnie Spears, Lonnie Hackworth, Mitchell Hackworth and Mikel Brown. Honorary pall- hearers were Ed Lafferty, Ison Poe, Tom Poe, Elmo Allen, Bob Chandler, Richard Greene and David Hopson. Reprinted due to an error.

June 18, 1999

Lenore Crisp Welch

Age 58, of Johnson City, Illinois, formerly of Floyd County, died May 31, 1999, at her home after an extended illness. She was born on November 1, 1940, in Martin, the daughter of the late Virgil Crisp and Myrtle Crisp Conley. She is survived by her husband, Lyle Welch; two daughters, Susan Sexton Moore, and Tabatha Colson of Johnson City, Illinois; and two sons, Thomas Martinez, of Vienna, Illinois, and Steven Martinez of Johnston City, Illinois; six grand- children and one great-grandson. She is also survived by her sisters and brothers, Wanda Clay of Gallipolis, Ohio, Rhea Jennings of Morehead, Fred Douglas "Bud" Crisp of Honolulu, Hawaii, Vernon Crisp of Martin, and Patty Seddon of Johnston City, Illinois. Also surviving are her stepson, Brian Welch of Elgin and her stepdaughter, Cindy Welch of Johnston City. She was a member of the Community of Faith Church and had worked for the Williamson County Program on Aging as a Health Care Provider. Funeral services were conducted at the Meredith-Blue Funeral Home in Marion, Illinois, on Thursday, June 3, at I I a.m., with Rev. Todd Greiner officiating. Burial was in the Rose Hall Cemetery in Marion, Illinois.

Charles T. Turner

Age 82, of Wayland, died Wednesday, June 16, 1999, at the ARH Regional Medical Center at Hazard, following a short illness. He was born March 2, 1917, in Langley, the son of the late Tom Tumer and Judy Salisbury Turner. He was a retired coal miner and former tipple operator for the National Mines; a mechanic for the Floyd County School System for 16 years; a member of the UMWA, Local No. 1741, of Wayland, a member of James W. Alley Masonic Lodge No. 869, Wayland; and attended Steel's Creek Regular Baptist Church in Wayland. He is survived by his wife, Lottie Bartley Turner. Other survivors include two sisters, Maudie Moore of Wayland, and Milgia Bradley of Zenia, Ohio. Funeral services will be con- ducted Sunday, June 20, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergymen Jimmy Hall and Ralph Howard officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

Lois Hughes Turner

Age 78, of Spring City, Tennessee, formerly of Wayland, died Tuesday, June 15, 1999, at the Parkwest Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee. She was born June 10, 1921, in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Ballard Hughes and Lula Triplett Hughes. She was a retired school teacher; formerly employed by the Floyd County Schools System. She was a member of the Methodist Church, VFW Auxiliary No. 6590, FOE Auxiliary Aerie No. 2514, Lady Ellis Lodge No. 2024, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Oak Ridge Boat Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hatler M. Turner. Survivors include three sisters, Delores Johnson of Pikeville, Mrs. Curtis Moore of Ft. Pierce, Florida, and Helen Saunders of Spring City, Tennessee. Funeral services will be con- ducted Saturday, June 19, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman Brad Tackett officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel.

June 23, 1999

 

Trimble Ratliff

Age 93, of Cowpen Road, Pikeville, died June 18, 1999, at the Pike Methodist Hospital. Born in Pike County, September 9, 1905, he was the son of the late Margaret Gross Ratliff and Ferd Ratliff. He was a retired foreman for Columbia Gas and member of the Freewill Baptist. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrcle Kimberlain Ratliff. Survivors include six sons, Troy Joe Ratliff of Allen, Don Ratliff of Fairland, Indiana, Roy Ed Ratliff of Winchester, Bobby Ratliff and Roger Dean Ratliff, both of Cowpen and A.J. Ratliff of Greenwood, Indiana; six daughters, Magdaline Branham of Hanover, West Virginia, Goldie M. Hall and Betty Sellards, both of Winns Branch Road, Mary Williamson of Jensen Beach, Florida, and Bonnie Sue Brooks of Pikeville and Phyllis Ann Brockel of Satellite Beach, Florida; and 28 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren; four step- grandchildren and three step-great- grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 21, at the Call Funeral Home with Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Ratliff Family Cemetery On Cowpen Road.

Marie Paul

 Age 72, of Bellevue, Ohio, died Monday, June 21, 1999, at the Bellevue Hospital, in Bellevue, Ohio. She was born April 7, 1927, in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Jacob Martin and Maudie Martin. She was employed for many years at the former Kibby Shoe Store in Bellevue and at Fanny Farmer Candy Company in Norwalk, until retiring. She was past president and past chaplain, as well as a charter member of Bellevue Eagles Aerie A90 Auxiliary and a member of Four County Young At Heart Senior Center in Bellevue. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Paul. Survivors include one son, Robert B. Paul of Fredericksburg, Virginia; one daughter, Pamela Paul Roush of Salisbury, North Carolina; one sister, Katherine Miller of Bellevue, Ohio; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be con- ducted Thursday, June 24, 11 a.m., at First United Methodist Church in Bellevue, Ohio, with Rev. Douglas Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the Bellevue Cemetery.

June 25, 1999

Frank J. Jones

Age 67, of Wayland, died Tuesday, June 22, 1999, at the Jenkins Community Hospital. He was born May 12, 1931, in Lackey, the son of the late Wiley Jones and Ellen Slusher Jones. Survivors include one brother, Jackie Jones of Pontiac, Michigan, and one sister, Lanie Terry of Wayland. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 22, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Chandler Cemetery, Lackey.

Lynn Robinette Williams

Age 75, of Ashland, died Sunday, June 20, 1999, in Fort Thomas. She was born January 5, 1924, at Betsy Layne, a daughter of the late Arnold and Forest Love Akers Robinette. Her husband, Willie W. Williams, preceded her in death. She was a member of Holy Family Church. Surviving are a son, Joel L. Williams of Cincinnati, Ohio; a daughter, Jennifer Depompei of Villa Hills; a brother, Rudy Robinette of Banner; a sister, Loretta Conn of Banner; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 23, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Ashland, by the Rev. John Wordeman. Burial was in Rose Hill Burial Park, Ashland.

June 30, 1999

Pauline Nunemaker Salisbury

Age 69, of Martin, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, in the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She was born February 23, 1930, in Harold, the daughter of the late Fred Allen Nunemaker and Ecie Hughes Nunemaker. She was a charter member 'of the Martin Freewill Baptist Church. Her husband, John Q. Salisbury, preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, John Alan Salisbury of East Glacier Park, Montana, Bruce David Salisbury of Martin; one daughter, Gina Lynn Salisbury of Martin; one sister, Laura Elizabeth Amburgey of Lima, Ohio; five grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 26, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergymen Bobby Baldridge and Johnny Blair officiating. Burial was in the Martin Cemetery, Martin.

Pauline Daniels

Age 64, of Beaver, died Friday, June 25, at her residence. She was born February 23, 1935, in Beaver, the daughter of the late Georgie and Beckie Bentley Tackett. Her husband, Cecil Daniels, pre- ceded her in death. Survivors include one son, Johnny Daniels of McDowell; two daughters, Jeanette Skeans of Beaver, Beckie Little of Lexington; one sister, Maudie Hall of Wisconsin, and five grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 27, at 2 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of McDowell, with the clergyman Harry Hargis officiating. Burial was in the Lucy Hall Cemetery at McDowell.

Georgia Stambaugh

Age 80, of Prestonsburg, formerly of Sitka, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born May 7, 1919, in Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Jess McKenzie and Carrie McKenzie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alva Stambaugh. Survivors include Raymond Stambaugh and Ocenious Stambaugh, both of Sitka; eight daughters, Deloris Hensley of Paintsville, Bonnie Baldwin of Sitka, Norma Penney of Ashland, Ethel Woods of London, Debbie Boyd of Emma, Judy Hendrickson of Arcadia, Florida and Carria Jarrell and Brenda Jarrell, both of Prestonsburg: one brother, Jessie Harper of Florida; 27 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 27, at the Jones- Preston Funeral Chapel with John Woody officiating. Burial was in the Stambaugh family cemetery at Sitka.

Minnie Akers

Age 79, of Dana, died Saturday, June 26, 1999, at her residence, following an extended ill- ness. Born .on March 8, 1920, in Dana, she was the daughter of the late J. M. Boyd and Maggie Click Boyd. She had been a member of the Little Salem Old Regular Baptist Church since 1959. Survivors include her husband, Willard Akers; one son, George Edd Akers of Dana; one daughter, Bernice Boyd of Vermilion, Ohio; one sister, Nell Sammons of Dana; four grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 29, at 12:30 p.m., at the Little Salem Old Regular Baptist Church in Dana, with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the Boyd Cemetery at Dana.

Charles Jarrell

Age  56, of Center Line, Michigan, formerly of Dana, died Sunday, June 20, 1999, at his residence. He was born November 16, 1942, in Dana, the son of the late Bruce and Birdie Jarrell. He was a tool and die worker. He is survived by his wife, Kathlene Jarrell. Other survivors include one son, James Micheal Jarrell of Michigan; three sisters, Anna Ray Boyd and Margaret Boyette, both of Dana, Uvon Fruciano of Warren, Michigan; four brothers, James Jarrell of Cleveland, Ohio, Clifford Jarrell of Stanville, Troy Jarrell and Gary Jarrell, both of Dana. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 23, at 11 a.m., at the Ford Funeral Home in Centerline, Michigan. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Michigan.

Eli Milton Schoolcraft

Age 79, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, June 26, 1999, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, following an extended illness. Born May 10, 1920, at Heatherman, West Virginia, he was the son of the late James Floyd and Alma Belcher Schoolcraft. He was a retired mechanic, formerly working at Columbia Gas Company in Prestonsburg. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Rosalee Wheeler Schoolcraft; one son, Raymond Schoolcraft of Prestonsburg; one brother, Alfred Schoolcraft of Blunt, West Virginia; three sisters, Helen Kenser of Rand, West Virginia, Jacqueline Vance of Ohio, and Pribble Byard of Jacksonville, Florida; three grandchildren and one great-grandson. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 29, at 1 p.m., at the Caner Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Thomas Valentine officiating. Burial was in Richmond Memorial Cemetery in Prestonsburg.