Henry H Quillen and
Martha Elizabeth Bentley

Henry H Quillen b 14 Jan 1887 Letcher Co KY d 8 Jan 1973 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o Andrew Quillen and Nancy Adams. Henry H Quillen m. 7 Jan 1909 Letcher Co KY to Martha Elizabeth Bentley b 9 Nov 1889 Neon, Letcher Co KY d 4 Jan 1918 Neon, Letcher Co KY; d/o John Quiller Bentley and Ellender Bates. Children of Henry H Quillen and Martha Elizabeth Bentley;

1. James Monroe Quillen b 29 Aug 1910 Neon, Letcher Co KY d 14 Jul 1993 Fort Wayne, Allen Co IN: buried Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY; m. 29 Aug 1934 Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY to Mary Belle Rogers

2. Daniel Van Quillen b 23 Jan 1913 Neon, Letcher Co KY d 23 Jul 1995 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Ermine, Letcher Co KY; m. 28 Jul 1934 Letcher Co KY to Hattie Potter b 19 Jan 1915 Neon, Letcher Co KY d 12 Sept 2001 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o John DW Potter and Rozzie Hall. Children of Daniel Van Quillen and Hattie Potter I. Daniel Van Quillen b 31 May 1935 Letcher Co KY d 3 Sept 2001 Letcher Co KY


Henry H Quillen
and Leanza Caudill

Henry H Quillen b 14 Jan 1887 Letcher Co KY d 8 Jan 1973 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o Andrew Quillen and Nancy Adams. Henry H Quillen m. 10 Jun 1918 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Leanza Caudill b abt 1901 Eolia, Letcher Co KY d Jan 1923 Neon, Letcher Co KY; buried Neon, Letcher Co KY. Children of Henry H Quillen and Leanza Caudill;

1. Nancy Mae Quillen b 13 May 1919 Baker, Letcher Co KY d 25 Feb 1945 Val Verde TX; buried Haymond, Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Jan 1939 to Ira Raymond Fields b 15 Mar 1917 Gander Now Carcassone, Letcher Co KY d 13 Jul 1985 Louisville, Jefferson Co KY; buried Louisville, Jefferson Co KY; s/o George Madison Fields and Rebecca Belle Caudill.

2. Maggie Quillen b 3 May 1922 Whitaker, Letcher Co KY d 14 Aug 1999 Garland, Dallas TX; m. Virgil Hughes


Henry H Quillen
and Martha Jane Hall

Henry H Quillen b 14 Jan 1887 Letcher Co KY d 8 Jan 1973 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o Andrew Quillen and Nancy Adams. Henry H Quillen m. 24 Jul 1923 to Martha Jane Hall b 19 Oct 1908 Seco, Letcher Co KY d 16 Aug 1988 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Preston Hall and Alice Unknown. Children of Henry H Quillen and Martha Jane Hall;

1. Danola Quillen b 15 Aug 1924 Letcher Co KY d 31 May 2010 Winston Salem, Forsyth Co NC; buried Potter Cemetery, Goose Creek, Letcher Co KY; m. 29 Dec 1945 Neon, Letcher Co KY to Virgil Joseph Potter b 27 Apr 1923 Neon, Letcher Co KY d 30 Apr 2006 Michigan City, Laporte Co IN; buried Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; s/o Sherman Garfield Potter and Thursie Sarah Akers.

2. Netta Quillen b 19 Jan 1929 Whitaker, Letcher Co KY d 22 Feb 1993 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 2 Apr 1946 Whitaker, Letcher Co KY to Delzy Edgar Quillen b 10 Feb 1923 Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY d 4 Feb 1986 Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY; buried Deane, Letcher Co KY; s/o Wilburn Quillen and Nona Wright. Children of Delzy Edgar Quillen and Netta Quillen; I. Gwen Sherry Quillen II. Brenda Joyce Quillen m. Male Testa.

3. Nellean Quillen m. 10 Nov 1948 Whitaker, Letcher Co KY to Daniel Orville Bentley b 23 Dec 1925 Beefhide, KY d 5 May 1988; buried Hallie, Letcher Co KY; s/o Firel Bentley and Isabel Mullins. Children of Daniel Orville Bentley and Nellean Quillen; i. Laurel Ann Bentley ii. Beverly Isabel Bentley; m. Male Hunt iii. Kathy Bentley d 1956 iv. Lana Sue Bentley v. Carol Lynn Bentley; m. Male Addington vi. Daniel Orville Bentley b 17 Feb 1957 d 21 Sept 1996 Hazard, Perry Co KY; m. Dwana Ann Cornett. Children of Daniel Orville Bentley and Dwana Ann Cornett; I. Edwin Narvil Bentley II. Erica Nellean Bentley III. Holly Daniele Bentley

4. Hattie Quillen b 12 May 1933 Letcher Co KY d 30 Jun 2008 Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN; buried Ermine, Letcher Co KY; m. 4 Jun 1949 Seco, Letcher Co KY to Carl Denver Bentley b 14 Sept 1927 Letcher Co KY d 28 Nov 1969 Fayette Co KY; s/o Firel Bentley and Isabel Mullins. Child or Carl Denver Bentley and Hattie Quillen; i. Gary Wayne Bentley b 16 Oct 1950 Seco, Letcher Co KY d 19 Oct 1950 Fleming, Neon, Letcher Co KY.

5. Martin Delmer Quillen b 10 Oct 1935 Letcher Co KY d 27 Feb 2004 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY.


QUILLEN, Netta, daughter of the late Henry H. Quillen and Martha Jane Hall Quillen, was born at Whitaker, Kentucky on January 29, 1929. She passed from this life at the Whitesburg Hospital on February 22, 1993 making her stay here on earth 64 years, 1 month and 3 days. Netta married Delzy E. Quillen at Whitaker, Kentucky on April 2, 1946. Delzy preceded her in death on February 4, 1986. Two sisters and one brother preceded her in death. Netta was self-employed for over 17 years in the restaurant business and at the same time was a beautician and cosmotologist for well over 25 years. She strived and enjoyed working to please employees and customers. She wasn't a member of any church, but, when her health allowed, she attended the Hemphill Freewill Baptist Church and the Main Street Church of God. Netta is survived by daughters: Gwen Sheri Quillen of Jackhorn, Kentucky and Brenda Joyce Becker of Rocky River, Ohio; sisters: Maggie Hughes of Dallas, Texas; Danola Potter and Nellean Bentley, both of Neon, Kentucky; Hattie Tackett of Bean Station, TN; Hedy Anne Potter of Brook Park, Ohio; brothers: Monroe and Daniel Quillen, both of Whitaker, Kentucky; Delmer Quillen of Fleming-Neon, Kentucky. Also Surviving are 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.

QUILLEN, Delzy E., son of Nona Wright Quillen and WIlburn "W. B." Quillen, was born on February 10, 1923 at Jackhorn, Kentucky. He passed from this life at his residence at Jackhorn on February 4, 1986, being only 62 years, 11 months and 24 days of age at his passing. Delzy was a coal miner employed by the A & E Coal Company. He has worked in the mines for about 40 years. Delzy was a veteran of World War II and was a prisoner of war for about 19 months, having been captured by the Germans at Salerno, Italy. He served with the U. S. Army with Company D of the 157th Infantry Division. Delzy was married to Netta Quillen at Whitaker, Kentucky on April 2, 1946. He is survived by his wife Netta; daughters: Gwen Sherry Quillen of Jackhorn; Brenda Joyce Testa of Westlake, Ohio; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sisters: Edith Hall and Gladys Breeding both of Jackhorn; brothers: Denver Quillen of Cleveland, Ohio; Danny Quillen of Fort Worth, Texas. Also surviving are a large, large number of relatives and friends to mourn his passing. One brother and one sister preceded him in death.

BENTLEY, Daniel Orville, son of Isabel Mullins and Firel Bentley was born at Beefhide, Kentucky on December 23, 1925. He passed from this life at the Whitesburg Hospital on May 5, 1988 making his stay here on earth 62 years, 4 months and 12 days. Orville has been sick since 1965 and real sick for the past year. He was a coal miner by occupation, having worked in and around the mines for about 25 years. Most of this time was with South East Coal Company. Orville was married to Nellean Quillen Bentley at Whitaker, Kentucky on November 20, 1948. A daughter, Kathy, preceded him in death in 1956. Also preceding him in death were his parents and brother Carl. Orville is survived by his wife, Nellean and daughters: Laurel Anne, Beverly Isabel and Lana Sue, all at home; Carol Lynn Addington of Beefhide; son: Daniel Bentley of Hallie, Kentucky; 6 grandchildren; sisters: Bernice Wright of Jenkins, Kentucky; Ina Gramke of Cincinnati, Ohio; Callie Blankenship of Argo, Kentucky; Ollie Blankenship of Phelps; Patsy Kiser of Church Hill, TN; brothers: Jimmy of Neon; Rollie, Jasper and MacArthur, all of Beefhide; and a large number of relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

BENTLEY, Jr., Daniel Orville, died on Saturday, September 21, 1996 at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. Daniel was the son of Nellean Quillen Bentley and the late Daniel Orville Bentley. He was born February 17, 1957, being 39 years, 7 months and 4 days of age at the time of his death. In addition to his father, Daniel was also preceded in death by a sister, Kathy, in 1956. He is survived by his wife, Dwana Ann Cornett Bentley; one son: Edwin Narvil Bentley at home; two daughters: Erica Nellean Bentley of Neon and Holly Daniele Bentley at home; four sisters: Carol Addington of Jenkins; Laurel Bentley of Neon; Beverly Hunt of Pikeville; Lana Bentley of Neon. Funeral services for Daniel Orville Bentley, Jr. were conducted from the Faith Baptist Mission Church at Hallie, Kentucky on Tuesday, September 24, 1996 at 11:00 AM. The officiating ministers were Bob Caudill, Danny Dixon and Jim Caudill while family members and friends served as pallbearers. Burial took place in the family cemetery at Hallie, Kentucky. Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg, Kentucky was in charge of funeral arrangements.

QUILLEN, Henry H., son of Susan Adams and Andrew Quillen, was born at Deane, Kentucky on January 14, 1887, passed from this life at the Whitesburg Hospital, January 8, 1973 after a short illness, making his stay here on earth 85 years, 11 months and 24 days. He was married to Martha Bentley who passed away January 4, 1918, later married Leanza Caudill who preceded him in death in January of 1923. He was a miner for some 46 years, the last 24 years with South East Coal Company. He is survived by his wife Martha Jane Hall Quillen whom he married July 24, 1923 and the following children: Monroe and Daniel Quillen of Neon; Maggie Hughes of Dallas, Texas; Danola Potter of Columbia Station, Ohio; Nettie Quillen of Cleveland, Ohio; Nellean Bentley of Neon; Hattie Bentley of Myra, Kentucky; Delmer Quillen of Jackhorn, Kentucky; Hedy Anne Potter of Cleveland, Ohio; sister: Tishie Wright, Dunham, Kentucky; 22 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Son Joe Quillen, daughters Nannie Fields and Betty Jean Quillen preceded him in death.

QUILLEN, Maggie HUGHES, daughter of the late Henry H. Quillen and Leanza Caudill Quillen, was born May 3, 1922 in Whitaker, Kentucky and entered eternal life August 14, 1999 at her home in Garland, Texas. Maggie was reared by Martha Quillen after the death of her mother in 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Hughes, her parents, three brothers, and three sisters. Maggie is survived by a son, Bobby Ray Quillen of Richardson, Texas and a daughter, Nola Farris, also of Texas; sisters: Danola Potter and Nellean Bentley, both of Neon; Hattie Tackett of Bean Station, TN; Hedy Anne Potter of Brook Park, Ohio; brother: Delmer Quillen of Neon. Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins are also left to mourn her passing as well as many friends.

QUILLEN, Martha Jane HALL, daughter of the late Preston and Alice Hall was born at Seco, Kentucky on October 19, 1908. She passed from this life at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital on August 16, 1988 making her stay here on earth 79 years, 9 months and 27 days. Martha married Henry H. Quillen at Whitesburg, Kentucky on July 24, 1923. He preceded her in death on January 8, 1973. Also preceding her in death were one son, one daughter, three brothers and three sisters. She has been in poor health for some years and seriously ill since May 1988. Martha is survived by one son: Delmer Quillen of Kona, Kentucky; daughters: Danola Potter and Nellean Bentley both of Neon, Kentucky; Netta Quillen of Jackhorn, Kentucky; Hattie Tackett of Myra, Kentucky; Hedy Anne Potter of Brook Park, Ohio; step-sons: Monroe and Daniel Quillen both of Neon, Kentucky; step-daughter: Maggie Hughes of Dallas, Texas; half brothers: Thurman, Ronald, Glen and Harold; half sisters: Donna and Rita. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.


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