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As Reported in the Floyd County Times Dated

2007


 

Jennie Elmeta Allen, 93, formerly of Maytown (Langley), passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2007, at the Telford Terrace in Richmond.

She was born February 1, 1914, in Falmouth, and was a registered nurse who worked at Good Samaritian Hospital, in Lexington, Beaver Valley Hospital in Martin, Appalachian Regional Hospital in McDowell, and as a nurse with the Floyd County Schools.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Allen and five sisters: Maude Klee, Sue Margaret “Madge” Hill, Hilda McDaniel, Mary Elizabeth “Bess” Beil and Carrie Francis Schietz.

She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Allen Pollard of Mt. Vernon; and a son, Stephen Taylor Allen of Danville; 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation for Jennie Elmeta Allen will be at Hall Funeral Home, in Martin, on Friday November 9, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., and funeral services at the Hall Funeral Home on Saturday, November 10, at 1:00 p.m.

Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel.

Donations can be made to the Humane Society or Floyd County Animal Shelter P.O. Box 1502 Prestonsburg, Kentucky, 41653 or your local animal shelter.
 

 

Bernice S. Gibson, 78, of McDowell, died Wednesday, November 7, 2007, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born December 20, 1928, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Ben F. and Vina Moore Stewart. She was a homemaker, and a member of Left Beaver Old Regular Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oral Gibson.

Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Gibson of McDowell; her grandchildren: Marty Gibson and Christopher Gibson; and a sister, Vivian Cartmell of Lexington.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Revella Stewart; and a sister, Versie Stewart.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 10, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Ted Shannon officiating.




Burial will be in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, in McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Visitation is at the funeral home.
 

 

Gary Gene Lucas, formerly of Betsy Layne, died on Thursday, November 1, 2007, in Frederick, Maryland. He was the son of the late Hansel and Maudie Wallen Lucas.

He is survived by his wife, Jan Walsh Lucas; a daughter, Marcy Moller of Maryland; a son, Brian Lucas of Illinois; two grandchildren: Alex and Emma Moller; three brothers: Clyde Lucas of Huntington, Indiana, Robert Lucas of Mesa, Arizona, and Ken Lucas of Murphy, North Carolina; two sisters: Zella Price of Prestonsburg, and Betty Douglas of Lexington.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Taylor Price of Prestonsburg, and a sister, Joy Hall of Martin.

Mass was held at St. John Roman Catholic Church, in Westminster, Maryland, on Tuesday, November 6.

He will be missed by his family and friends.
 

 

Sam Manuel, 86, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, November 7, 2007, at Highlands Regional Medical Center.

Born April 5, 1921, in Brainard, he was the son of the late Mander and Jeneva Manuel. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the United Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Prater Manuel of Prestonsburg.

Other survivors include his sons: Paul Dale Manuel, Terry Adams, Donnie Adams, Danny Adams, and Paul Adams, all of Prestonsburg, Terry Lee Manuel of Lawrenceburg, and Larry Adams of David; a daughter, Charlene Baldridge of Prestonsburg; five grandchildren: Alysonn, Bradley, Hannah, Lisa, and Jennifer; and three great-grandchildren: Maynard, Jerimiah, and Elaina.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Brice Manuel, Ford Manuel, and Edward Manuel; and four sisters: Molly Holland, Lucy Prater, Mary Adams, and Audrey Adams.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 10, at 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with United Baptist ministers officiating.





Burial will be in the Arnett Cemetery, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

Visitation is at the funeral home.