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As reported in the Floyd County Times dated

 

September 22, 2004

Jennie Dorlisse Baker

Age 81, of Lackey, wife of the late D.C. Baker, passed away, Saturday, September 18, 2004, in Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born July 13, 1923, in Lackey, the daughter of the late Isadore Horne and Alice Saunders Horne. She was a member of the Faith Independent Freewill Baptist Church, Prestonsburg. Survivors include five sons: Paul Bryan Baker of Wayland, Walter Ray Baker, Ronnie "Moose" Baker and Rodney Dee Baker, all of Lackey, and Kenneth Lamarr Baker of Printer; three brothers: Woodrow Horne and Oscar Horne, both of Lackey, and Frank Horne of West Jefferson, Ohio; two sisters: Maxine Taub of Mitchellville, Maryland, and Linda Hill of Franklin, Indiana; nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral services for Jennie Dorlisse Baker will be conducted Wednesday, September 22, at noon, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Clinton "Buddy" Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.

Dennie Ray (Dutchie) Crace

Age, 60, of Dwale, died Monday, September 20, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital, in Lexington. Born August 3, 1944, in Magoffin County, he was the son of the late Estill Douglass Crace and Edna Mae Adams Sammons; and step-son of Bennie Sammons of Martin. Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Douglass and Jackie Crace of Allen; one brother, Billy Joe Crace of Martin; sisters: Judy Kidd and Linda Bentley, both of Allen; and Rita Blackburn of Prestonsburg; his ex-wife, Inis Hale Crace of Prestonsburg; and grandchildren: John Douglass Crace, and Katina Agripina Crace. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Estill Crace; and a sister, Patricia (Trish) Blackburn. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 23, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Larry Adams and Paul Aiken officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel. Visitation is at the funeral home.

Carolyn Rae Hicks

Of Prestonsburg, wife of Steven Hicks, mother of David John Hicks and Shannon Elizabeth Hicks, passed away, on Tuesday, September 21, 2004, as a result of colon cancer. She was born February 26, 1954, in Bluefield, West Virginia. She was the second child of Lois and Raymond Harman. Her absence will leave a large gap in the lives of her friends and family. She will be missed by many, which is the best gauge of a life well used in the love and care of others. She faced her final challenge with the courage and confidence that only true faith in God could provide. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m., Wednesday, September 22, at Carter Funeral Home, with a memorial service at 7:30 p.m., by minister Jim Sherman of the First Christian Church of Prestonsburg. Additional visitation will be Thursday, September 23, 6-9 p.m., at Dudley Memorial Mortuary in Bluefield, Virginia. Burial will be Friday, September 24, at 11 a.m., at Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Virginia. Contributions are to be made to the First Christian Church of Prestonsburg. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home, of Prestonsburg.

Willard Scott

Age, 79, of Garrett, died Monday, September 20, 2004, at his residence. Born July 3, 1925, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late John Scott and Mary Carroll Scott. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the Garrett Community Christian Church, and a member of the U.M.W.A. Local at Garrett. He is survived by his wife, Isabella Fugate Scott. Other survivors include one son, Larry Scott of Garrett; daughters: Leona Hall of Westland, Michigan, Edna Blackburn, Bertha Spears, Margaret Rice, and Rita Scott, all of Prestonsburg, Sharon Hatfield of Charleston, West Virginia, Sabrina Scott of Paintsville, and Jennifer Reed of Stroh, Indiana; 19 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Lacy, Otis, Elbert, Hebert, Robie, Ellis, and Russell Scott; and sisters: Virgie Watkins, Nancy Scott, and Gracie Scott; and one grandson, Larry Willard Patton. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 23, at noon, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Bethel Bolen, Willie Crase, Brent Tackett, Neil Martin, and Larry Douglas Patton officiating. Burial will be in the Scott Cemetery, Stone Coal, Garrett. Visitation is at the funeral home, with 7 p.m. services, nightly.

Carol Fraley Webb

Age 79, of Prestonsburg, wife of the late James Webb Jr., passed away, Sunday, September 19, 2004, in Riverview Health Care Center, Prestonsburg. She was born April 14, 1925, in Wayne, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Cleveland Fraley and Pearl Toney Fraley. She was a member of the Rising Son Ministries of Allen. Survivors include four daughters: Carol Jean (Blake) Woods of Blue River, Brenda Kay (Rod) Wells of Van Lear, Donna Lynn (Paul Hunt) Thompson of Wheelwright, and Barbara Anne (Eddie) Shepherd of Prestonsburg; 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and four step-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceding in death by two brothers: Lyle Fraley and Roby Fraley; and one sister, Imogene Tabor. Funeral services for Carol Fraley Webb will be conducted Wednesday, September 22, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Danny Curry officiating. Burial will follow in the Grace Allen Webb Cemetery, at Allen, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.

Albert Whitaker

Age 90, of East Point, passed away, Wednesday, September 15, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. He was born April 16, 1914, in Magoffin County, the son of Caleb Whitaker and Zella Rice Whitaker, both deceased. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Pentecostal Church at East Point. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mable Greer Whitaker. He is survived by his wife, Betty Griffith Whitaker; a step-daughter, Glenna Combs; a step-grandson, Terry Cesco; several cousins, including: Josephine Whitaker and Johnny Whitaker of East Point; and special friends: Mary Ann and Buford Sturgill of Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise, Virginia. Services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 18, at Carter Funeral Home, with minister Richard Kelley, of the Church of Christ of Prestonsburg, officiating. Burial was at the Whitaker Cemetery, at East Point. Pallbearers were: James Collins, Curt Jervis, Herbert Whitaker, Kenneth Robinson, Don Wilcox, Joe Ryan and Robert Boggs. Arrangements were entrusted to Carter Funeral Home of Prestonsburg.

September 20, 2004

Genevieve Ball

Age 66, of Lorain, OH, died Thursday, September 2, 2004, in the Medical Intensive Care Unit of Community Health Partners Hospital and Surgical Center, West Lorain, OH, following injuries which were sustained after an automobile accident on August 4, 2004. She was born on September 20, 1937, in Pikeville, KY. Mrs. Ball came to Lorain 40 years ago from Pikeville. She graduated from Betsy Layne High School in Betsy Layne, KY. Mrs. Ball was employed for 14 years at the former Freezer Queen Pizza, Elyria, OH, before retiring in 1986. She was a member of the Christian Life Church, Lorain. Mrs. Ball loved being with her family and friends, going to garage sales, cooking, and planting flowers. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Glen G. Ball; her daughters, Creta Costello of Lorain, Kathy Ziccafoose of Arizona, Glesma Davis of Newport, TN., and Debbie Ball of Lorain; her sons, Terry Ball of Newport, TN, Greg Ball of Sheffield Village, OH, and Gary Ball of Louisville, KY; her sisters, Josephine Frasure and Linda Kay Cradlin, both of Pikeville, KY; her brothers, Morris Newsome, Icess Newsome, and Greley Newsome, all of Pikeville, KY, and Lennis Newsome of Prestonsburg, KY; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Joyce Gayle Hicks; her brothers, Alfred Newsome, R.S. Newsome, and Rolofo Newsome; and her parents, Robert and Effie (nee: Hall) Newsome. Friends were received Friday, September 3, 2004, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Chruch on the North Coast, 4125 Leavitt Road, Lorain, OH 44053. Funeral services were Saturday, September 4, 2004, at 10 a.m., in the church, with the Reverend Mr. Wallace Justice, pastor of the Christian Life Church, and the Reverend Mr. Louis Kayatin, pastor of The Church on the North Coast officiating. Burial followed in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon, OH. The Walter A. Frey Funeral Home, 700 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052 handled the arrangements.

Morris Stephen Biliter

Age 55, of Banner, died Sunday, September 12, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born June 24, 1949, at Majestic, he was the son of Matilda Lambert Biliter and the late Marvin Roscoe Biliter. He was a disabled coal miner, a member of the National Rifle Association, and a member of the Prater Creek Baptist Church. He was the husband of Brenda Biliter, of Banner. In addition to his mother and his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Swope, of Lexington; a stepson, Greg Hodge, of Stambaugh; a stepdaughter, Angela Maynard, of Banner; four brothers, Marvin Roscoe Biliter Jr., of Stambaugh, Randy Biliter and Jim Biliter, both of Majestic, and John Paul Biliter, of Grethel; three sisters, Mary Campbell, of Stopover, and Evelyn Biliter and Rita Maynard, both of Majestic; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 16, at 1 p.m., at the Stopover Church of God. J. B. Hall, and others, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Biliter Cemetery, at Big Branch, in Majestic, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home. Visitation is at the church, where services were held nightly.

Eunice Martin Fraley

Age 98, of Wayland, widow of Ray Fraley, passed away, Tuesday, September 14, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born June 29, 1906, in Wayland, the daughter of the late Elbert S. Martin and Sarah Webb Martin. She was owner of Fraley's Restaurant, at Wayland, and a member of Wayland United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons: Carl Ray Fraley of Pikeville, Bruce Fraley of Berea, and Fred Richard Fraley of Spartenburg, South Carolina; three daughters: Anna Lee Rice of Salyersville, and Judy F. Slone and Saundra Fraley Branham, both of Wayland; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Billie Louise Johnson. Funeral services for Eunice Martin Fraley will be conducted Friday, September 17, at 1 p.m., at the Wayland United Methodist Church, with Clergyman Brad Tackett officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, at Martin. Visitation is after 5 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home, and after 1 p.m., Thursday, at the church.

James "Bub" Gayheart

Age 57, of Willard, Ohio, formerly of McDowell, husband of Pat S. Gayheart, passed away, Sunday, September 12, 2004, at his residence. He was born January 24, 1947, in McDowell, the son of Ruby Henderson Gayheart of Printer, and the late Walker Gayheart. Survivors include his wife, and mother; one son, James J. Gayheart Jr., of Willard, Ohio; two daughters: Ruby Ann Gayheart and Patti Ann Batrez, both of Willard, Ohio; four brothers: Roy Gayheart of Willard, Ohio, Jeffrey Gayheart of Prestonsburg, Sonny Gayheart of Printer, and Vernis Gayheart of Elizabeth, South Carolina; four sisters: Vernice Shepherd of Sandusky, Ohio, Freda Rowe of Willard, Ohio; Perline Morgan of North Carolina, and Phlisstine Caudill of Sycamore, Ohio; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; two brothers, Bobby Jean Gayheart and Dwayne Gayheart; a sister: Layuna Gayheart; a nephew, Arie Stallard; a sister-in-law, Olga Caudill; and a great-great-nephew, Jermiah Moore. Funeral services for James "Bub" Gayheart will be conducted Thursday, September 16, at 10 a.m., at the Old Time Baptist Church, at Printer, with Clergyman Denver Meade officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenbury Hall Cemetery, at McDowell, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the church.

Clifford A. Gibson

Age, 85, of Warsaw, Indiana, died Friday, September 10, 2004, at 10 p.m., at Lutheran Hospital, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Born April 16, 1919, in West Prestonsburg, he was the son of the late Sherman Gibson and Annie (Wright) Gibson. He was a coal miner in Kentucky for most of his working years, and a resident of Kosciusko County for 40 years. Survivors include one daughter, Frankie Ousley of Martin; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 14, at 1 p.m., at the Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, Indiana. Burial was in the Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana. Visitation was at the funeral home.

Juanita Hall

Age 58, of Galveston, widow of Noah Hall, Jr., passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2004, at her residence. Born September 22, 1946, in Pikeville, she was the daughter of Ethel Hamilton, of Teaberry, and the late Carlos Hamilton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Little Rachel Regular Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, she is survived by three sons: Noah Mitchael Hall, and Larry Dean (Tina) Hall, both of Galveston, and Phillip Gene (Sue) Hall, of Beaver; one daughter, Donna Sue (Randy) Keathley, of Betsy Layne; six brothers, Carl Dean Hamilton, Ronald Hamilton, Randy Hamilton, Ricky Hamilton, and Greg Hamilton, all of Teaberry, and Jeff Hamilton, of Beaver; four sisters, Joan Tackett, of Galveston, Jeanette Tackett, of Allen, and Sandra Hamilton and Gayla Hamilton, both of Teaberry; four grandchildren, Shenna Lynn Keathley, Brian Allen Hall, Brianna Page Hall, and Matthew Ray Hall; and a special friend, Robbie Johnson. In addition to her father and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Travis Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 11, at 11 a.m., at the Little Rachel Regular Baptist Church, in Galveston, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Hall Family Cemetery, at Galveston, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home, of Martin. Visitation is at the church. Pallbearers: Ronnie Akers, John Allen, Brad Hall, Tex Mitchell, Terry Tackett, and Kevin Hall.

Nannie Hunter

Age 93, of Martin, died Monday, September 13, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born August 20, 1911, in Dock, she was the daughter of the late Allan and Martha Derossett Ousley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hollybush Old Regular Baptist Church, at Spurlock. She was the wife of the late Charles Henry Hunter. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Phyllis Hunter, of Martin; a sister, Lula B. Holbrooks, of Prestonsburg; two grandsons, Charles (Mary) Hunter, of Flat Gap, and Chris Hunter, of Clarksville, Indiana; and two great-granddaughters, Tiffany Hunter, of Lexington, and Haley Hunter, of Flat Gap. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Hobert Hunter; eight brothers; and five sisters. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 16, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Bill Tackett and Roger Hicks will officiate. Burial will follow in the Justice Family Cemetery, at Spurlock, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.

Virgie Hurt

Age 77, of Weeksbury, died Saturday, September 11, 2004, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born June 21, 1927, in Pike County, she was the daughter of the late Allard and Pricie Tackett Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Free Pentecostal Church of God, in Weeksbury. She was the wife of the late Richard Hurt. She is survived by three sons, Terry (Jan) Hurt, and Jerry (Sue) Hurt, both of Weeksbury, and Douglas (Connie) Hurt, of Eastern; three daughters, Norma Jean Hamilton and Ladene (Darrell) Little, both of Weeksbury, and Deborah (Jeff) Short, of Topmost; a brother, Carl Johnson, of Weeksbury; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 14, at the Free Pentecostal Church of God, at Weeksbury. John Patton and Roy Cosby officiated. Burial was in the Weeksbury Community Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the church.

September 8, 2004

Mary Dealie Bentley

Age 89, of Banner, died Sunday, September 5, 2004, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home, in Paintsville. Born October 16, 1914, at Dana, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Dorca Jarrell Boyd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Little Salem Old Regular Baptist Church, at Prater Creek. She was the wife of the late Gilbert Cleve Bentley. She is survived by two daughters: Nadine Stephens and Nella Gaye Crum, both of Banner; two sisters, Melba Murcer, of Raven, Virginia, and Nancy Clevenger, of Rowe, Virginia; two grandsons, Gary Crum, of Banner, and Gordon Stephens, of Hueysville; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Jerry Boyd, Billy Boyd, and Evert Boyd; and three sisters, Lorie Conn, Stella Boyd, and Nora Mae Moon. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, September 8, at noon, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Old Regular Baptist ministers will officiate. Burial will be in the family cemetery, at Banner, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.

Pearlie Jane Marsillett

Age 81, of David, died Sunday, September 5, 2004, at her residence. Born March 1, 1923, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Brady and Glatha Shepherd Hackworth. She was a homemaker and a member of the Third Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, in Prestonsburg. She was the wife of the late Tommy Marsillett. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Billy Ray (Joanne) Marsillett, and Jimmy Curtis (Mary) Marsillett, both of Prestonsburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patty Sue (Nathan) Frisby, of Staffordsville, and Emma Lou (David L.) Shepherd, of David; two brothers, Troy Hackworth and Willard Hackworth, both of Warsaw, Indiana; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Effie Marsillett. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Dockie Marsillett; four brothers, Jessie Hackworth, L. B. Hackworth, John Hackworth, and Belve Hackworth; and two sisters, Halie Hughes and Ruby Mae Bradford. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, September 8, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. William Canterbury and Brian Combs will officiate. Burial will follow in the Ed Hale Cemetery, at Blue River, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.

Josephine DeRossett Robinson

Age 85, of Martin, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2004, in the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, in Lexington. Born July 19, 1919, at Bull Creek, she was the daughter of the late Frank DeRossett and Sarah Gray DeRossett. She was the wife of the late Fred Gessling Robinson. She was a retired teacher in the Floyd County School System, and a member of the Bull Creek Regular Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Helene Robinson Goodman and Rick Goodman, of Nicholasville; a sister, Elizabeth Flanery, of Martin; three grandchildren, Gina D. Goodman, of Martin, Kimberly J. Justice, of Lexington, and Donald Anthony Robinson, of Martin; two great-grandchildren, Morgan Taylor Justice and Lincoln Ashford Justice. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 4, at the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Clergyman Mark Tackett officiated. Burial was in the Flanery Family Cemetery, in Martin, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Russell Hunter, Robert Skeans, Willie Reynolds, Mickey Flanery, Brian Click and Jason Justice. Honorary pallbearers: Rabon D. Flanery, Rick Goodman, Kris D. Dingus, Frank Skeans, Frank DeRossett and Bill Hughes.

September 1, 2004

 

Eula Ann Fitzpatrick Fugate

Age, 68, of Garrett, died Sunday, August 29, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. Born June 8, 1936, in David, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Virginia Mullins Fitzpatrick. She was retired telephone employee for AT&T. She is survived by her husband, Curtis Fugate. Other survivors include a brother, Mike Fitzpatrick of Garrett; a sister, Peggy Francis of Garrett; a special aunt, Tessie Campbell of Garrett; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Rober Fitzpatrick; and two sisters: Sharon Chaffins and Pauletta Fitzpatrick. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, September 1, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Mike Fitzpatrick officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home

Charles W. Gray

Age 77, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, August 31, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born January 20, 1927, in Water Gap, he was the son of the late Seymour and Annie Lafferty Gray. He was a retired salesman, and a member of the Third Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, in Prestonsburg. He was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Faye Calhoun Gray; 12 nephews; and 10 nieces. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Henry Gray; and, two sisters, Cleo Rowe and Florence Gray. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 3, at 1 p.m., at 93 Pickett Lane, at Water Gap, in Prestonsburg. William Canterbury and Sterlin Bolen will officiate. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the Burke Funeral Home. All arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin.

Kenneth Dale Scott

Age 45, of Hager Hill, died Monday, August 30, 2004, from injuries incurred in an accident that occurred on Salyers Branch (Salt Lick), Hueysville. Born August 4, 1959, in Dorton, he was the son of Violet Ann Wright Scott, of Banner, and the late James Lewis Scott. He was a sanitation worker for Waste Management, and a Kentucky Colonel. In addition to his wife, Debbie Barnes Scott, he is survived by his maternal grandmother, Zella Wright, of Jonancy; a step-son, Trevor Stephen Stuckey, of Arvada, Colorado; a step-daughter, Skye Lanai Stuckey, of Denver, Colorado; a sister and brother-in-law, Diana Lynn and Terry Wright, of Jonancy; a nephew, Terry Wayne Wright, of Jonancy; a niece, Stacy Marie Wright, of Jonancy; and several aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 2, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Regular Baptist ministers will officiate. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.

Azzie B. McKinney

Age 67, of Craynor, died Saturday, August 28, 2004, at his residence. Born March 2, 1937, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Cephus and Mary Alice Newsome McKinney. He was a disabled coal miner, and a member of the Little Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church of New Salem Association, McDowell. He is survived by his wife, Giliva Tackett McKinney. Other survivors include two sons: Milford McKinney and Ivan McKinney, both of Craynor; one daughter, Glenda Newsome of Prestonsburg; three brothers: James McKinney, Frank McKinney, and Clyde McKinney, all of Craynor; two sisters: Rosa Lodrick of Sandusky, Ohio, and Delphia Hamilton of Craynor; seven grandchildren: Crystal, Mickey, Nicholas, Erik, Travis, Luke, and Shane; two great-grandchildren: Dakota and Tyler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Virgil McKinney. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 30, at 11 a.m., at the Little Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church of the New Salem Association, at McDowell, with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the Tackett Cemetery, Mink Branch, at Craynor, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, at Martin. Visitation was at the church.