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Obituaries From The Mountain Eagle Newspaper Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky

Jackson, Imogene H

Funeral services for Imogene H. Jackson were held August 24, 2007 at the First Baptist Church of New Paris, Ohio. Burial was in the Spring Lawn Cemetery. Mrs. Jackson was born at McRoberts, KY. She died August 20, 2007. She is survived by a sister, Madge H. Combs of Whitesburg, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, September 5, 2007

Jackson, Lois Tackett

Lois Tackett Jackson, 76, of Lexington, KY, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital. Born in Tolliver Town, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Henry Clayton and Rebecca Brewer Anderson. A gifted painter, she was one of the first Head Start teachers and was a member of Fleming Baptist Church, Eastern Star and Fleming-Neon High School Alumni. Preceding her in death were her first husband, Calvin E. Tackett; brothers and sisters, Irene Anderson, Edward Anderson, Mayo Anderson, Otis Anderson and Pluma Anderson Meade, and a step-grandson, Christopher Michael Jackson. She was very much loved and will be dearly missed by her husband Roger S. Jackson; a son, Calvin Randall (Elaine) Tackett, Jenkins, KY; two daughters, Rebecca Tackett (Steve) Addington, Jenkins and Kelli Tackett (Phillip) Graham, Jay, Fla.; step-children, Candace Ann (Earl) Barron, Georgetown, Guy W. (Debbie) Jackson II, Versailles, KY and John Anthony (Kathy) Jackson, KY, Winston-Salem, NC; brothers, Pat C. (Nagatha) Anderson, Jenkins and Huey (Peggy) Anderson, Huntsville, AL; sister, Doris Anderson (Charles) Stallard, Jenkins, KY; sister-in-law, Adrianne Hulett, Frankfort, KY; grandchildren, Steve Eric Addington, Jenkins, KY, Leigh Ander Tackett, Jenkins, KY, Shannon Graham, Jay, Fla., Kara Rebecca Addington and her fiancé, Brandon Morgan Stanley, Richmond and Mason Angela Tackett, Jenkins, KY and her fiancé Michael Gibson, Neon, KY; step grandchildren, Howard Chandler (Stacie) Platt III, Georgetown, KY, John Brandon Platt, Greensboro, NC, Katherine Michelle (Tristan), Florida, Leslie Nichole Jackson, New York, NY, Kyle S. Jackson, Louisville, KY, Teresa (Keith) Arnold, Anderson, SC and Stacy (Brian) Ishmael, Cynthiana, KY; step-great-grandchildren, Katelynn Arnold, Lauren and Preston Ishmael and Chase and Amelia Pratt and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was at 100 p.m. Friday at Carty Funeral Home, Polly and Craft Chapel, Jenkins, KY with entombment in Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, March 19, 2008

Jamison, Monroe Jr.

Bluegrass musician Monroe Jamison Jr., 52, died July 12, 2007 at his home in Abingdon, Va. Born in Owensboro, KY, he was a son of the late Betty and Monroe Jamison Sr. He was a graduate of Ohio County High School, and received a bachelor of arts in English from the University of Kentucky in 1984 and a law degree from the UK College of Law in 1987. He was an editor of the Journal of Mineral Law & Policy and was the recipient of a fellowship from the Institute of Mines and Minerals Resources Research Institute. He was employed by the Penn Stuart law firm in Washington County, Virginia, prior to opening a private practice in Abingdon. He was an assistant federal public defender for the Western District of Virginia. Jamison originated both "The Bluegrass Sampler" radio show, for which he was host for many years, and the Virginia Highlands Festival's old-time and bluegrass music weekend. A former president of the Virginia Highlands Festival and the Kiwanis Club of Abingdon, he was also the past president of the Washington County Bar Association. Surviving are his wife, Daveena Sexton; a daughter, Hannah Rebecca Jamison, Abingdon; his mother and her husband, Betty and Bernard Maupin, Beaver Dam, KY; a sister, Becky Wilder and husband Phil, Versailles, KY; a nephew, Zack Wilder, Versailles, KY; his mother-in-law, Wanda Sexton and husband David M. Sexton, Whitesburg, KY; and his sister-in-law, Stephanie Williams and her husband, Michael, Sharps Chapel, Tenn. Funeral services were held July 17 in Beaver Dam. Burial was in the Sunnyside Cemetery. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 18, 2007

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Jarrett, Dayne Marvin

Dayne Marvin Jarrett, 72, of Whitesburg, KY, died August 27, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, KY. He was a son of the late Dave and Cora Lee Freeman Jarrett, and was a brother of the late Rita Jarrett and Madonna Sue Craft. Jarrett was a popular volunteer disc jockey on WMMT-FM in Whitesburg, where he was known as Starvin' Marvin. Jarrett was also known to many Letcher County residents for his years of employment at Pigman Brothers Dry Cleaners in Whitesburg, KY. Jarrett was interested in photography and was an avid collector of hats. He was recently presented the key to the City of Whitesburg by Mayor James W. Craft. Surviving are four brothers, David Jarrett and wife Shirley, Livonia, Mich.; Paul Jarrett and wife Etta, Frankemuth, Mich.; Tom Jarrett and wife Mary Ellen, Pueblo, Colo.; and Bill Jarrett and wife Mary Ellen, Vandalia, Ohio; four sisters, Nina Craft and Linda Jarrett, both of Whitesburg; Wilma Bennett, Kettering, Ohio; and Letha Collins and husband Clayton, Osgood, Ind.; and a brother-inlaw, Homer Craft, Indianapolis, Ind. Funeral services were held August 31, 2007 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, September 5, 2007

Jenkins, Mable Young

Mable Young Jenkins, 83, died May 11, 2008 at her home at Partridge, KY after a long illness. Born in Harlan County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Vestina Johnson Young. She was the widow of Elmo Jenkins, and was the mother of the late Rose Mary Jenkins. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday), May 14, 2008 in Benham, KY. Burial will be in the Maggard Cemetery at Partridge, KY. Survivors include children, Arthur B. Jenkins, Lafollette, Tenn.; Larry E. Jenkins, Rogersville, Tenn.; David B. Jenkins, Jerry W. Jenkins, Jimmy D. Jenkins, Crystal A. Williamson, Johnny R. Jenkins, Brenda Williamson, Cody Williamson, and Amanda Williamson, all of Partridge, KY; a sister, Oma Bailey, Wallins Creek, KY; a brother, Fred Young, Harlan, KY; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, May 14, 2008

Johnson, Avery

Funeral services for Avery Johnson, 65, of Seco, KY, were held December 23, 2007 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking, KY. A son of the late Willie and Jane Adams Johnson, he was born in Letcher County, KY. He died December 20, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, KY. He was the brother of the late Shilie Hall and Dorothy Davis. He is survived by his wife, Betty Barner Johnson; a son, Bobby Johnson, Jenkins, KY; three daughters, Melinda Gibson, Whitco, KY; Kathy Sexton, Millstone, KY; and Phyliss Holbrook, Mayking, KY; a sister, Maudie Davis, McRoberts, KY; eight grandchildren, Michael, Kim, Ashley, Korey, Kenny Ray, Andrea, Mistie and Kraig, and three great-grandchildren, Kyra, Joby, and Dalton. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, January 9, 2008

Johnson, Diana Gail Caudill

Funeral services for Diana Gail Johnson, 52, were held March 26. 2008 in Hindman, KY. Burial was in the Davidson-Singleton Cemetery at Clear Creek, KY. A daughter of Zelma Grace Caudill and the late Elmer Caudill, she died March 23, 2008. She was a sister of the late Charles "Doodle" Caudill. Surviving are her husband, Bobby Johnson; three sons, Bobby Dean Johnson, Samuel Johnson, and William Clay Johnson; three brothers, Rick Caudill, Kim Caudill, and Ronnie Caudill; three sisters, Sandra Johnson, Donna Underwood, and Kathy Hale; and four grandchildren, Joseph Braden, Daniel Kaden, Lucas Isaac, and Phoebie Marie. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, April 9, 2008

Johnson, Francis Marion Fossil

Former Jenkins, KY resident Francis Marion Fossil Johnson, 84, died September 10, 2008 at his home at Somerset, KY. Born in Burdonsville, W.Va., he was a son of the late William S. and Lexie Walters Johnson and a stepson of Rosie Flannery Johnson. Johnson was a veteran of World War II, and a retired accountant for Bethlehem Steel and banker at the Bank of Whitesburg. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Somerset and the Somerset Country Club, and a past Master of Jenkins Masonic Lodge #856. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Louise Crase Johnson; a sister-in-law, Joey Crase Bentley; three sisters, Bernice Calire, Cleveland, Ohio; Jackie Cusick, Louisville; and Sonja Taylor, Catlettsburg; and three brothers, James E. Johnson, Orlando, Fla.; William C. Wright, Pound, Va., and Phillip Johnson, Sellersburg, Ind. A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 20, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Johnson, Hiram "Johnnie" Jr

Hiram 'Johnnie' Johnson Jr., 77, of Clinton, Md., died August 3, 2007 in Selbyville, De. A son of the late Hiram and Savanna Sturgill Johnson, he was born in Whitesburg, KY. He was graduated from Whitesburg High School in 1947 and was a member of the band. He also worked at the old Kentucky Theater on Main Street. Johnson joined the Air Force in 1949, and was one of the first selected to then new U.S.A.F. Security Service. He also worked at the SAC headquarters, the European Electronic Intelligence Center, and the A.F.S.C. at Andrews Air Force Base. Retiring from the Air Force after nearly 25 years, Johnson then joined the Civil Service. He was a member of the Clinton American Legion Post 259 for more than 30 years, and had served as post commander. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Penney Johnson; five children, Stephen Johnson, Fredricksburg, Va.; Alan Johnson, Edgewater, Md.; Debra Johnson Stephenson, Selbyville, De.; Gary Johnson and Jeffrey Johnson, both of Clinton, Md.; a brother, Clifford Johnson, Ona, W.Va.; a sister, Mary Caudill, Ona, W.Va.; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, August 27, 2007

Johnson, Ora Shawn

Ora Shawn Johnson, 36, of Heath, Ohio, died August 12, 2007 at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Center. Born in Wise, Va., he was a son of Judy Johnson of Seco, KY and the late William D. Johnson. He was the grandson of the late Maggie Castle and Fran Johnson. Johnson was a homebuilder with M.I. Homes. Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Deanna Johnson; two brothers, Anthony S. Johnson, Winchester, KY, and Jacob Johnson, Seco, KY; a sister, Jessica Duty and husband Chris, Neon, KY; a niece, Haley Duty, Neon, KY; grandfathers, Ora Castle, Seco, KY, and Jacob Johnson, Rockhouse, KY; and a cousin, Joseph K. Hall, Heath, Ohio. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, August 22, 2007

Johnson, Sabrina Craft

Sabrina Johnson, 90, of Neon, died May 25, 2007 at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Letcher County. Mrs. Johnson attended various churches in the area, and was of the Pentecostal faith. Mrs. Johnson was the widow of Ellis Johnson. She was a daughter of the late William Marion Craft and Jane Collier Craft. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Don Johnson and Elllis Johnson, Jr.; two grandchildren, Matthew Hughes and Sabrina Hughes; a great-grandchild, Kelly Jones; a sister, Ettie Craft; and three brothers, Lester Craft, Lonnie Craft and Sam Collier. She is survived by six daughters, Jonell Maggard, of Neon, Jeanette Napier, of St. Augustine, Fla., Annette Potter, of Elsmere, Margaret Seals, of Senatobia, Miss., Sara Burns, of Huntingdon, Tenn., and Patricia Bowens, of Pikeville, KY; a son, Billy Johnson, of Neon, KY; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bobbie Wright, of Pennsylvania and Babe Rothgeb, of Columbus, Ohio. Funeral services were held May 29, 2007 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, June 6, 2007

Joseph, Ronnie

Ronnie Joseph, 52, died March 15, 2008 at his home in Jenkins, KY. Born in Prestonsburg, KY, he was a son of the late Dayton and Geneva Adkins Joseph. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Herman Jr. and Paul, and three sisters, Mary Rose, Mary Margaret, and Josephine. Joseph was a member of the Highland Avenue Freewill Baptist Church in Prestonsburg, KY, and attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in Jenkins, KY. He worked for Childers Oil as a transport driver and was an avid University of Kentucky fan. Surviving are his wife, Eugenia Joseph; a daughter, Amanda Anderson and husband Lenny; a granddaughter, Lynsey Grace Anderson; five sisters, Christine Deaton and husband Paul, Tina McGaffe, Barbara Joseph, Betty Calhoun and husband Henry, and Geraldine LeMaster and husband Buddy; five brothers, Morgan Joseph, Charles Joseph and wife Thelma, Ashland Joseph and wife Wanda; Bob Joseph and wife Opal, and Phillip Joseph; and sister in-law and brother-in-law, Sue and Vince Nolan. Funeral services were held March 17, 2008 at the Emmanuel Baptist Church. Burial was in the Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery. Carty Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg,
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Kincer, Burnice

Funeral services for Burnice Kincer, 75, were held November 17, 2007 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Webb Cemetery at Mayking, KY. A son of the late William and Estella Littrell Kincer, he was born in Letcher County, KY. He died November 15, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY. He is survived by three sons, William Archie Kincer, Killeen, Tex.; James M. Kincer, Tulsa, Okla.; and Terry "Cotton" Kincer, Ermine, KY; a daughter, Glenda J. Taylor, Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, James Kincer, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Ernest Ray Kincer, Indiana; two sisters, Janice Greer, Tennessee, and Inez ~ Carr, Ohio; six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, November 28, 2007

Kincer, James

James Kincer died April 1, 2008 at his home in Cincinnati, OH. He was 78 years old. Services were held at the Vitt, Stermer and Anderson Funeral Home in Cincinnati, OH where he was cremated. Born at his parents' homeplace in Mayking, KY, he was the son of the late William Riley and Estelle Kincer. He is survived by his wife, Vivian Dawn (Craft) Kincer, a Letcher County native, and five children Alba Hodges, Cincinnati; James R. Kincer, Cincinnati; Mable Diana Kincer, Orlando, Fla.; Cody L. Kincer, Cincinnati; and Grover Keith Kincer, Cincinnati. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a great-great grandson. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, April 9, 2008

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Kincer, James Michael

James Michael Kincer died January 1, 2008 in Tulsa, Okla. He was 55 years old. Born in Letcher County, KY, he was a son of Nellie Webb Kincer of Whitesburg, KY and the late Burnice Kincer. He was married for 25 years to Rhonda Kincer. Surviving in addition to his mother are a son, James Dale Kincer, Bottom Fork, KY; two daughters, Suprina Gay Boggs, Bottom Fork, KY, and Shanna Louise Kincer, Richmond, KY; two brothers, William Archie Kincer, Killeen, Tex., and Terry "Cotton" Kincer, Ermine, KY; a sister, Glenda J. Taylor, Tulsa, Okla.; and six grandchildren, Bethany Courtney, Charleigh, Brooklyn, Hali, and Jersey. Funeral services were held January 7, 2008 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, January 9, 2008

Kincer, William

William Kincer Sr., 75, of Hellenwood, Tenn., died September 17, 2008. Born at Kona, he was a son of the late Joseph and Lula Webb Kincer. He was married to the late Margaret Ann Cantrell Kincer. Kincer lived in Detroit, Mich., for many years and was a member of the Retired Detroit Police Officers Association and the Sugar Grove Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by a son, William H. "Bud" Kincer Jr., Taylor, Mich.; a daughter, Donna K. Kincer Fleming, Whitesburg; two grandchildren, Steven and Deana; two great-grandchildren, Michael Jr. and Rylee; and a brother, Joe Kincer, Dearborn, Mich. Funeral services were held September 20. Burial was in the Fleming Cemetery at Marshall's Branch.
 

Kiser, Christine Vanover

Funeral services for Christine Vanover Kiser, 59, of Payne Gap, were held July 13, 2007 at the Sandlick Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the Bob Potter Cemetery at Payne Gap, KY. The daughter of the late Dee and Magalene Hall Vanover, she was born in Letcher County, KY. She died July 10, 2007 at Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, Tenn. Surviving are her husband, Reed Kiser; two sons, Richie Reed Kiser and wife Medra, and Hatler Dee Kiser and wife Cheryl, all of Payne Gap, KY; a brother, Ronnie Vanover and wife Mary, Vermillion, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Codie Reed Kiser, Sierra Danielle Kiser, and Cameron Dee Kiser. Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 18, 2007

Kiser, Viva

Viva Kiser died October 17, 2007 at her home at Payne Gap, KY. She was 86 years old. She was a daughter of the late Charlie and Mudie Gibson Kiser, and was married to the late Everett Spicer. Surviving are two sisters, Rose Wallace Collins, Payne Gap, KY, and Thursa Baker, Mayking, KY, and two brothers, Hobert Kiser, Madison, Ind., and Joe Kiser, Isom, KY. Funeral services were held October 19, 2007 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the family cemetery at Pistol City, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, October 24, 2007

Klopp, Shannon Lea

Funeral services for Shannon Lea Klopp, 31, of Trace Fork, KY, were held November 25, 2007 at the Colson Bible Church. Burial was in the Klopp and Seals Cemetery at Trace Fork, KY. A daughter of Linda Sturgill Burton Seals of Trace Fork and the late Shane Burton, she was born in Letcher County, KY. She died November 21, 2007 at Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, Tenn. Mrs. Klopp was a registered nurse and worked at Wellmont Hospital in Jenkins, KY. She was also a firefighter for the Kentucky Division of Forestry, and a member of the Colson Bible Church and the Kentucky Nurses Association. She was a granddaughter of the late Ed and Juanita Dingus Sturgill and the late Dixie Stidham Burton, and a sister of the late Michael Shane Burton. Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, Lonnie Klopp; two daughters, Sarah Kay Klopp and Breanna Nichole Klopp, both of Trace Fork, KY; her stepfather, James Seals, Trace Fork, KY; her grandfather, Winston Burton, Eolia, KY; her mother-in-law, Lydia Klopp Gibson, Mallie, KY; a brother, Michael Auburn Burton, Eolia, KY; a sister, Jessica Burton Holmes, Eolia, KY; and a niece, Lexus Holmes, Eolia, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, November 28, 2007

Levo, George T.

George T. Levo, 54, of Danville, KY, died May 31, 2008. He was the son of Nick Levo Jr. and the late Minnie Trofnoff Levo. Surviving in addition to his father are a son, Drake Levo and wife Melissa, Foster; a daughter, Amanda Levo Nolan, Nitro; three grandchildren, Drake Allen and Miley Levo, Foster, and Kailin Scarberry, Nitro; two brothers, Bob Levo and wife Mary, and Jim Levo and wife Cindy; a sister, Anita Capristo and husband Jay; and a friend, Nena Elliott, Dunbar. A memorial service was held June 7 at Gospel Center Tabernacle in Madison. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, June 11, 2008

Lewis, Astor

Funeral services for Astor Lewis, 94, will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday), March 12, 2008 at the Hurricane Gap Old Regular Baptist Church, Hurricane Gap, KY. Burial will be in the Astor Lewis Family Cemetery at Gilley, KY. Born in Letcher County, KY, he was a son of the late Jay and Martha Halcomb Lewis. He was married to the late Rosa Boggs Lewis, and was the father of the late Maurice Lewis and Darrell Lewis. Lewis was a veteran of World War II and was a retired school bus driver. He died March 9, 2008 at his home at Gilley, KY after a long illness. Surviving are three sons, James Lewis and Wallace Lewis, both of Gilley, KY, and Dale Lewis, Partridge, KY; five daughters, Lutrella Cornett, Janice Cornett, and Estelle Gilliam, all of Gilley, KY; Joyce Lewis-Lawson, Barbourville, KY; and Norma Jean Honeycutt, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; 23 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-granddaughter. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, March 12, 2008

Lewis, Ruth Jones

Ruth Jones Lewis of Chandler, Ariz., died at Hospice of the Valley in Tempe, Ariz., after a long illness. She was 88 years old. Born in Letcher County, KY, she was a daughter of the late J.W. "Buck" Jones Jr. and Eliza Collier Jones. She was married to the late Thomas G. Lewis. In 1937, Mrs. Lewis was graduated from the Sayre School in Lexington, KY. She attended Centre College and Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY. She then enrolled at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where she was graduated with a degree in business administration in 1942. Mrs. Lewis and her husband, who was an officer in the U.S. Navy, lived in Newport, R.I.; Ogden, Utah; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Pensacola, Fla. After her husband retired from the Navy, the couple lived in Lexington, KY, then moved to Gilbert, Ariz. Surviving are her son, Thomas W. Lewis and wife Jan, and grandsons, Tom Jr., John and Michael of Tempe, Ariz.; a daughter, Karen Lewis Taylor of Chandler; a granddaughter, Tamsyn Elizabeth of Phoenix, Ariz.; and a first cousin, Henry Ed Wright, of Johnson City, Tenn. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, March 19, 2008 (there is no date of death on this obituary).

Littrell, Jackie Owen

Funeral services for Jackie Owen Littrell, 46, were held January 7, 2008 at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Pendelton Cemetery in Whitesburg, KY. A son of the late Bethel and Juanita Sturgill Littrell, he was born in Whitesburg, KY. He died January 4, 2008 at his home at Isom, KY. Littrell was a grandson of the late Owen and Geneva Sturgill, and was an avid fisherman and hunter. Surviving are his wife, Melissa Mullins Littrell; two sons, Jackie Littrell II and Jordan Wayne Littrell, Isom; two daughters, Jennifer "Bird Legs" Rutherford, Lexington, KY, and Crystal Brock, Jenkins, KY; two brothers, Johnny Littrell, Florida, and Amon Lee Littrell, Ermine, KY; a sister, Patricia Shepherd, Isom, KY; and four grandchildren, Jacob, Hannah, Tamara "Punk Head", and Mckenna. Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, January 9, 2008

Litts, Charles Nicholson "Tiny"

Funeral services for Charles Nicholson "Tiny" Litts, 84, of Wise, Va., were held July 15, 2008. Burial was in the Laurel Fork Cemetery at Mayking, KY. Born at Jenkins, KY, he was a son of the late Joseph L. and Charmie Chapman Litts. He was the widower of Nancy Cooley Litts and was a brother of the late Ruby Markham, Janet Mullins, Raymond Litts, and Richard Litts. He died July 12, 2008. Litts worked in the mining industry as a repairman and retired from Bethlehem Steel after 42 years. he was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and earlier in his life had been active in union affairs. He was a U.S. Army-Air Force veteran of World War II. Surviving are two daughters, Charlene Johnson and husband Scott, Bean Station, Tenn., and Sharon Maggard and husband Jeff, Wise, Va.; four grandchildren, Michael Johnson, Chadwick Johnson, Shawn Maggard, and Melissa Cantrell; six great-grandchildren, Malee, Rachel, Hannah, Xander, Weslee, and Logan; and two sisters in-law, Thelma Litts, Jenkins and Martha Angel, Pikeville, Tenn. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, July 16, 2008

Logan, Kester "Bug"

Kester "Bug" Logan, 84, of Lake, Mich., died Sept. 4 as the result of a traffic accident. He was reared in Blackey, KY and worked at GM Truck and Bus until his retirement in 1979. He then moved to Somerset, KY and in 1995 moved back to Michigan. Surviving are a son, Harold Logan and wife Dawn; a grandson, Kenneth Logan and wife Lisa; and two great-granddaughters, Beckie and Julie; three sisters, Sara Kay and husband John, California; Zola Goodwin, Spokane, Wash.; and Pete Collins and husband James, West Virginia. Logan was buried beside his wife, the late Helen Logan, in Farwell, Mich. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, September 19, 2007

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Lowe, Floyd "Pete"

Funeral services for Floyd "Pete" Lowe, 79, were held November 26, 2007 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Lowe family cemetery at Colley Gap, KY. A son of the late Monroe and Annie Hall Lowe, he died November 23, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY. He was preceded in death by four daughters, Carolyn, Nina, Diane, and Donna; two grandchildren, Amber Bryant and Teresa Bryant; three brothers, George, Elmer, and Jonah; and four sisters, Bertha, Rhoda, Martha, and Sam. He was a member of the Seco Pentecostal Church. Surviving are his wife, Alene Gibson Lowe; two sons, Michael Lowe, Camp Branch, KY, and Floyd Lowe, Sandlick, KY; three daughters, Margaret Lowe, Letcher, KY; Gladys Bryant, Camp Branch, KY; and Lisa Lowe, Grayling, Mich.; a stepdaughter, Crystal White, Millstone, KY; a brother, Ernie Lowe, Colson, KY; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, November 28, 2007

Lyon, Emory Paul

Emory Paul Lyon, 94, of Woolrich, Penn., died May 7, 2007. A son of the late Dr. John L. and Marinda Sparks Lyon, he was born at Sandy Hook, KY and grew up at Van Lear, KY. He was married to the late Grace E. Hilsenbeck Lyon, and was a brother of the late Silva L. Lyon, Clarence Lyon, Ernest F. Lyon, and Beatrice Cole. He was a member of the Woolrich Methodist Church. Lyon taught music at War, W.Va.; Jenkins, KY; Waverly, Ill.; and Lovington, Ill. He served in the Special Services Branch of the U.S. Army during World War II, providing entertainment for the troops. Following his military service, he returned to Jenkins and taught for six years. He taught in Highland, Ill., from 1951 until his retirement in 1973, and served as director of bands and director of the music department. His band played at the New York World's Fair in 1965. He is survived by a daughter, Linda L. Frye and husband Veryl F. "Skip", Lock Haven, Penn.; two grandchildren, John G. Frye and wife Michelle, Adrian, Mich., and Lisa M. Herron and husband Chad, Hummelstown, Penn.; and two great-grandchildren, Brandon Frye and Evan Frye, both of Adrian, Mich. Funeral services were held May 12, 2007 at the First Congregational Church in Highland, Ill. Burial was in the Highland City Cemetery, Highland, IL. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, May 16, 2007

Madden, Berl "Pap"

Funeral services for Berl "Pap" Madden, 74, of Isom, KY, were held June 24, 2008 at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Madden and Johnson family cemetery at Isom, KY. A son of the late John and Abbie Combs Madden, he was born in Letcher County, KY. He died June 21, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY. He was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was the father of the late Keith Madden. Surviving are his wife, Florine Madden; two sons, Rodney Madden and wife Bridgette and Tracy Madden and wife Traci, all of Isom, KY; two daughters, Debbie Gibson and husband Tommy, Isom, KY, and Theresa Sparkman and husband Chuck, North Vernon, Ind.; a brother, Ford Madden, Isom, KY; two sisters, Nen McKinney, Taylor, Mich., and Rita Morrison, Melvindale, Mich.; eight grandchildren, Crystal, Josh, Hollie, Alex, Hannah, Brooke, Sydnee, and Jacob, and a great-grandchild, Brady. Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, June 25, 2008

Marcum, Audrey June

Funeral services for Audrey June Marcum, 70, of Neon, KY, were held March 6, 2008 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in the Whitaker Cemetery. Born at Burdine, KY, she was a daughter of the late Hobert Griffith and Elizabeth Slone. She died March 3, 2008 in Lexington, KY. Surviving are her husband, Ralph Marcum; a son, James Steven Marcum, Neon, KY; a daughter, Janet Baker, Neon, KY; a sister, Beatrice Jester, Camden, Arkansas; four grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, March 19, 2008

Martin, Arnold Dean Jr.

Arnold Dean Martin Jr. died November 22, 2007 in Hazard, KY. He was 34 years old. Born in Letcher County, KY, he was a son of Patricia Ratliff Bradley of Somerset, KY, and Arnold "Sonny" Martin Sr. of Cowan, KY. He was a grandson of the late Russell Martin. Martin was a truck driver and had been hauling coal for Baker Trucking. He was an avid sportsman, and had served with the 82nd Airborne in 1992 and 1993. Surviving in addition to his parents are his grandparents, Nettie Roberts, Cowan, KY; Howard and Emily Ratliff, Kingscreek, KY; and June Martin; and a sister, Crystal Adkins, Lexington, KY. Funeral services were held November 25, 2007 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Ratliff family cemetery at Kingscreek, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, November 28, 2007

Martin, Cecil

Funeral services for Cecil Martin, 85, of Democrat, KY, were held December 4, 2007 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Riley Bentley Cemetery at Deane, KY. A son of the late Willie and Marilyn Hall Martin, he died December 1, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY. He was a brother of the late Rev. Robert Martin, Coy Martin, Can Martin, Willis Martin, Virgil Martin, Clarence Martin, Sam Martin, and Ethel Lucas. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Wright Martin; four daughters, Kay Collier and husband Cleve, Van; Shirley Bentley and husband Larry, Democrat, KY; Sheila Arnett and husband Larry, Morehead, KY; and Cecilia Lynn Bates and husband Jeff, Colson, KY; a brother, Willie Martin Jr., Cleveland, Ohio; two sisters, Delia Johnson and Eva Holbrook, both of Cleveland, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, Amy Davidson and husband Johnnie, Andrea Owens and husband Shad, Stephanie Brown and husband Ross, Ashley Bentley, Brandy Coyle and husband Toby, Brett Arnett, Brooke Arnett, Blake Cecil Arnett, Jason Bates and wife Jamie, and Mandi Bailey and husband Kerry; four great-grandchildren, Emma Davidson, Andrew Owens, Sadie Bates and Josie Bates; and a friend, Morris Maggard. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, December 5, 2007

Mays, William H "Tommy"

William H. "Tommy" Mays, 73, of Jenkins, KY, died March 3, 2008 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home in Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY. Born at Coeburn, Va., he was a son of the late Allen and Beulah Wineburger Mays. He was the widower of Nannie Faye Webb Mays, and the grandfather of the late Jaggur Mays and Jaden Mays. Mays had worked as a coal miner and most recently worked at Boone Fork Senior Citizens Center. Funeral services were held March 9, 2008 at Carty Funeral Home, Neon, KY. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking, KY. Surviving are four daughters, Deborah Allene Mays and Sandra Kaye Mays both of Jenkins, KY; Melissa Renae Mays, Heidelberg, Germany, and Angela Renee Mays, also of Jenkins, KY, and six grandchildren. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, March 19, 2008

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McAllister, Kathryn J.

Kathryn J. McAllister, born September 17, 1925, departed this life on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at her home in Hazard, KY. She was 82 years, 10 months and 12 days of age at the time of her passing. She was born in Knox County, Ky. the daughter of the late William Avery McAllister and the late Olive McKinney McAllsiter. She had served the City of Hazard, KY since 1976, and seven years after her association with city government she was named clerk of the City of Hazard, KY. Prior to her years in city government, she was on the staff at Union College as well as youth worker, secretary and director of religious education at Bowman Memorial United Methodist Church. Kathryn had also worked for several coal companies. A long time member of Hazard’s Bowman Memorial United Methodist Church, Ms. McAllsiter played the piano for the Lotts Creek Evangelical Free Church. She played the piano for Sunday school since she was 12 years old. She was preceded in death by one brother, William Avery McAllister, Jr., and by one sister, Jeanette Shepherd. She leaves the following relatives surviving nephew Scotty McAllister of Hazard, KY, nieces Karen Park of Cincinnati, Ohio and Sandy Smith of Cincinnati, OH; great nieces and nephews Lindsey Philpot, Colton Pitman, Paige Pitman, Gary Smith II, Kristan Smith and Peggy Steele; first cousins Virginia Stephens of Hazard, KY, and Betty Wright of Lexington, KY; cousins Susan Stephens of Hazard, KY and the Honorable Judge Leigh Ann Stephens of Hazard, KY, and her beloved cat, Roxie. She is also survive by a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, August 1. 2008 at the Bowman Memorial United Methodist Church with Ray Snider and Mike Cox officiating. The burial followed in the Resthaven Cemetery in Jeff, KY. The visitation was held at the church on Thursday, July 31, 2008. Posted in the Hazard Herald, Hazard, KY, Wednesday, August 6, 2008

McCool, Mose

Funeral services for Mose McCool, 73, were held September 21, 2007 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Obie Fields Cemetery at Cowan, KY. A son of the late Bill and Mahala Hazel Fields McCool, he died September 19, 2007 at his home at Mayking, KY. He is survived by his wife, Anna Lou Sexton McCool; a son, John Frank McCool, Jenkins, KY; a daughter, Joyce Ann Halcomb, Camp Branch, KY; and four foster grandchildren, Danny Gibson, Bethany Mullins, Billy Mullins, and Billy Gray. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, September 26, 2007

McCown, Sarah Lindell Davis

Funeral services for Sarah Lindell Davis McCown, 95, were held May 10, 2008 at Carty Funeral Home in Jenkins, KY. Burial was in Payne Gap Memorial Gardens, Payne Gap, KY. Born in Rhoda, Va., she was a daughter of the late Arnollus and Julia Collinsworth Davis and was the widow of John S. McCown. She died May 8, 2008. Mrs. McCown was the mother of the late Richard Gary McCown and a sister of the late Pearl Cummins, Helen Kate Smith, Eva Turnmyre, James B. Davis, Haskell Davis, and Walter Davis. Surviving are five daughters, Josephine Cantrell, Richmond, Va.; Linda K. Hobson, New Albany, Ind.; Sandra Sharp, Lanesville, Ind.; Esther Jessey, Jenkins, KY; and Jennifer Richardson, Neon, KY; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, May 14, 2008

McIntosh, Benny Ray

Funeral services for Benny Ray McIntosh, 48, will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) July 25, 2007, at the Premium Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Obey Fields Cemetery at Cowan, KY. A son of the late Lee and Nesbie Watts McIntosh, he was born in Perry County, KY. He died July 22, 2007 at his home at Cowan after a long illness. McIntosh was a painter and also did carpentry work. He enjoyed riding four-wheelers. Surviving are his mother, Mary Lou Fields, Cowan, KY; two sons, Richard McIntosh and Marty Fields, both of Cowan, KY; two daughters, Kayla Elkins, Big Stone Gap, Va., and Emily Jane McIntosh, Cowan, KY; his companion of 11 years, Juanita Fields, Cowan, KY; a brother, Jimmy McIntosh, Craft's Colly, KY; and two grandchildren, Ashlynn Brooke McIntosh, Cowan, KY, and Hunter Justin Ray Elkins, Big Stone Gap, Va. Everidge Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 25, 2007

McKnight, Edward

Funeral services for Edward McKnight, 71, of Trafalgar, Ind., were held June 30, 2007. Burial was in the Nineveh Cemetery in Nineveh, Ind. Born in Harlan, KY, he was a son of the late Bennett B. and Rosie Cornett McKnight, and was a member of the Army National Guard. He was the father of the late Dale Edward McKnight, and a brother of the late Grover "Buzz" McKnight. He died June 28, 2007. Surviving are his wife, Betty Caudill McKnight; a daughter, Darlene McKnight, Trafalgar, Ind.; a brother, Walter R. McKnight, New Whiteland, Ind.; a sister, Nellie Jones, Worthington, Ind.; and a grandson, Cole Edward McKnight, Trafalgar, Ind. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 4, 2007

Miles, Richard

Richard Miles, 65, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Big Cowan, KY, died March 20, 2008 at Oakwood Hospital in Michigan after a long illness. A son of the late Claranda and Riley Miles, he was a brother of the late Orville Miles, Arnold Miles and Jeanette Fields. Surviving are four daughters, Delilah Haddox, Jesse Miles, and Ashley Miles, all of Michigan, and Merita Freeman, Big Cowan, KY; four sons, Richard Allen Miles, Jeff Wayne Miles, and Neil Miles, all of Michigan; six sisters, Shirley Jarrett, Michigan; Elva Brown, Mayking, KY; Jene Sandlin, Cowan, KY; Ammalea Maggard, Whitesburg, KY; and Lois Tharp and Rosalee Earl, both of Shoals, Ind.; two brothers, Kay Miles, Cowan, KY, and Junior Miles, Rockhouse, KY; 21 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held March 23, 2008 in Lincoln Park, Mich. Burial was in Michigan Memorial Cemetery. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, April 9, 2008

Miller, Lovell

Funeral services for Lovell Miller, 86, were held December 9, 2007 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Miller family cemetery at Big Branch, KY. Born in Letcher County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Blane and Cannie Roark Combs and the widow of Dixon Miller. She died December 6, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY, just one day short of her 87th birthday. Mrs. Miller was a member of the Defeated Creek Old Regular Baptist Church at Linefork, KY. She was the mother-in-law of the late Agnes Roark Miller and Henry Halcomb, and the sister of the late Henry Combs, Little Combs, Claude Combs, Dennis Combs, Edward Combs, Burnell Gibson, and Shirley Jones. She is survived by two sons, Donald Miller, Big Branch, KY, and Marvin Miller, Ingrams Creek, KY; two daughters, Wanda Akemon and husband Wayne, Hallie, KY, and Dorothy Cornett and husband Arlie, Ingrams Creek, KY; a former daughter-in-law, Kathleen Cornett Miller, Big Branch, KY; a brother, Less Combs, Big Branch, KY; a sister, Dixie Cornett, St. Paul, Va.; 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, December 19, 2007

Molner, Reba M Collins

Reba M. Molner died June 7, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY. She was 84 years old. Born in Letcher County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Nora Nichols Collins and the widow of Andrew Molner. She was the mother of the late Betty Ruckert, a sister of the late Robert Collins and Carl Collins, and the grandmother of the late Herbert Fleming and Jeff Fleming. She is survived by two sons, David Molner, Garden City, Mich., and Joe Molner, Riverview, Mich.; two daughters, Barbara Fleming, McRoberts, KY, and Patricia Blanton, Morristown, Tenn.; a sister, Billie Przytula, Springhill, Tenn.; and 13 grandchildren including Paul David Mullins. Funeral services were held June 10, 2007 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, June 13, 2007

Monhollon, Ollie Fields

Ollie Monhollon, 81, died September 4, 2007 at her home in Stanton, KY. She was married to the late Arvil Monhollon and was the daughter of the late John and Sarah Jent Fields. She was a native of Letcher County, KY. Surviving are a son, Eddie Monhollon and wife Rebecca, Winchester; daughters, Zondra Wilson and husband Clyde, Jeffersonville, KY, and Beth Roberts and husband Donnie, Stanton; a sister, Nora Eldridge, Cincinnati, Ohio; eight grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held September 7, 2007 in Stanton, KY. Burial was in the Resthaven Cemetery there. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, September 12, 2007

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Morgan, Ballard

Ballard Morgan, 77, of Ermine, KY, died October 6, 2007 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY. He was a member of the American Legion and the Masonic Lodge, and was a son of the late Winston and Alice Combs Morgan. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Niece Morgan; two daughters, Debbie Collins and Medriah Morgan, both of Ermine, KY; a granddaughter, Danielle Francis; five grandsons, Zachary Figueredo, Adam Figueredo, Jeremy Sturgill, Daniel Collins, and Joshua Kirkland; and five great-grandchildren, Arielle Wright, Kristen Wright, Payten Wright, Madison Wright, and Isaac Kirkland. Funeral services were held October 10, 2007 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Hall Cemetery at Mayking, KY. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, October 24, 2007

Morris, James Edward

James Edward Morris, 82, of Ward, Arkansas, died July 17, 2007. Born in Whitesburg, KY, he was a son of the late Marion and Della Morris. Surviving are his wife, Geraldine Morris, and two brothers, Earl Morris and Charles Morris, both of Florida. Funeral services were held July 20, 2007 in Arkansas. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 25, 2007

Morton, Coy

Well known Letcher County, KY musician Coy Morton died July 8, 2008 in Somerset, KY. He was 92 years old. Born in Knott County, KY, he was a son of the late John and Martha Collins Morton, and was the widower of Armistice Hall Morton. He was the father of the late Ernest Pearl Morton, Elmer Glen Morton, and John Dudley Morton. Morton played the banjo for many years at various events around the county and was featured performing in an Appalshop documentary film, "Tomorrow's People". He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a life member of the American Legion, and an honorary Kentucky Colonel. He was a member of the Whitesburg First Baptist Church. Surviving are two daughters, Peggy Marlene Ison, Isom, KY, and Sharon June Sexton, Somerset, KY; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-granddaughter. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, July 16, 2008

Mulholland, Helen Lucille Crawford

Helen Lucille Mulholland, 80, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., died June 14, 2007. Born at Sergent, KY, she was a daughter of the late Roy R. Crawford Sr. and Regina Fairchild Crawford, and a sister of the late Roy R. Crawford Jr. and Virginia Lee Crawford. She was a graduate of Whitesburg High School, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY and received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Fayette Co KY and attended Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Huntington, WV, and the French Protestant Huguenot Church in Charleston, S.C. She was also a member of the Rebecca Motte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Artists' Guild of Charleston, SC. She was a board member of the Charlestown Concert Association, and a patron of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the Gibbs Museum of Art, and the Scottish Society of Charleston. A gifted artist, her artwork has been featured at the Huntington Galleries Museum, Huntington, WV and in many one-woman exhibits. She and her husband co-chaired the Cabell - Huntington Historical Society, and with her family she created the Maison DuPre Inn, an historic inn in Charleston, SC. Surviving are her husband, Robert Mulholland; a daughter, Teri Mulholland Bergin, Huntington, W.Va.; a son, Robert Mark Mulholland and wife Angela, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; grandchildren, Robert Todd Bergin and wife Jessica, and Taite Bergin, all of Irvine, Calif.; Andrew Tyler Bergin and wife Nancy, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; and Kristina Lucille Mulholland and Robert Reid Mulholland, both of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; and two great-grandchildren, Madison Renee Bergin and Ethan Crawford Bergin. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. June 23, 2007 at the Protestant French Huguenot Church in Charleston, S.C. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, June 20, 2007

Mullins, Beulah Mae

Beulah Mae Mullins died December 22, 2007 at the Jenkins Community Hospital, Jenkins, KY. She was 74 years old. Born at Dunham, she was a daughter of the late Hobert and Mary Alice Powers. She was married to the late Thomas Andrew Mullins. Funeral services were held December 24, 2007 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Mullins Cemetery at Beefhide, KY. She is survived by five children, Deborah Mullins, Lexington, KY; Thomas Mullins, Bean Station, Tenn.; Nina Morgan and husband Jerry, Dunham, KY; Roger Mullins and wife Julane, Lexington, KY; and Kenneth Mullins and wife Gretchen, Swansboro, N.C.; a daughter-in-law, Yvonne Mullins, Fleming-Neon, KY; a brother, Jack Powers and wife Mary, Snowflake, Ariz.; a sister, Faye Schultz and husband Owen, Kingman, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren, Regina, Daniel, Thomas E., J.D., Jaclyn, Joshua, Andrew, Ryan, Jenna and Samuel; and six great-grandchildren, Anthony, Shawn, Conner, Caleb, Braydon, and Alayna. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, January 2, 2008

Mullins, Donnie Andrew Stacy

Donnie Andrew Stacy Mullins, age 14, of Vicco, KY, died Monday, July 28, 2008, on HWY 28. He is the son of the late Leroy Mullins and Brenda Deaton Mullins. He is survived by three sisters, Elizabeth Stacy, Katherine and Marcus Fannin and Amber Stacy; nieces Kaitalin Hogan and Aliyah Fannin. He is also survived by a host of family and friends. Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard, KY where the family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2008. The funeral service will be at the chapel on Thursday, July 31, 2008, with Earl Stacy officiating. Burial will be at Mullins Cemetery in Amburgey, Ky.

Mullins, Joyce Mae Johnson

Funeral services for Joyce Mae Mullins, 55, of Jackson, KY, formerly of Payne Gap, will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday), April 9, 2008. Burial will be in the Johnson family cemetery at Payne Gap, KY. Born in Letcher County, KY, she was a daughter of the late William P. and Della Mae Quesenberry Johnson. Mrs. Mullins was a bookkeeper, specializing in tax preparation. She died April 5, 2008 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Danny Lee Mullins Sr.; four sons, Danny Lee Mullins Jr. and wife Donna, New Lebanon, Ohio; Charles Wendall Mullins and wife Brandy, Whitesburg, KY; Anthony Keith Mullins and wife Rachel, Flemingsburg, KY; and Travis Scott Mullins and wife Shelly, Neon, KY; five sisters, Irene Lucas and Trula Davis and husband Ernie, all of Coeburn, Va.; Nannie Bowen and husband Fred, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Geraldine Blair and Judy Wayne and husband David, all of Payne Gap, KY; five brothers, Paul Johnson and wife Brenda, Pascaguola, Miss.; Bob Johnson and wife Brenda, Valdosta, Ga.; Dan Johnson and wife Janell, Cleveland, Va.; James Johnson and wife Janice, and Elijah Johnson and wife Sissie, all of Jenkins, KY; and five grandchildren, Charley, Cody, Cayman, Andru and Elijah Mullins. Carty Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, April 9, 2008

Mullins, Ronnie

Funeral services for Ronnie Mullins, 55, were held May 12 2007 at the Fleming Church of God. Burial was in the Mullins family cemetery at Haymond Hill, Kentucky. A son of the late Bertley and Daisy Blevins Mullins, he was born at Hellier, Kentucky. He died May 9 2007 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Mullins was a disabled coal miner and a member of the United Mine Workers of America. He attended the Fleming Church of God. Surviving are seven sisters, Connie Mullins and Elsie Ratliff and husband Rick, all of Cromona; Lucille Little and husband Donnie, Hellier; Arlene Brown, Hemphill; Trish Johnson and husband Daniel, Jackhorn; Gracie Beard and husband Jeff, Brookwood, Ala.; and Amanda Bentley and husband Landis, Deane; four brothers, Larry Mullins, Vance, Ala.; "Fudge" Emory Mullins and wife Patty, Neon; and "Jake" Thomas Mullins and "Daniel" Stephen Mullins, both of Cromona; 24 nieces and nephews; and a friend, Jessee Hall, Craft's Colly. Carty Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Kentucky, May 16, 2007

Murrell, Kathie Laura Riley

Kathie Laura Riley Murrell died June 16, 2008 at her home in North Vernon, Ind. She was 52 years old. Born at Craft's Colly, KY, she was a daughter of Lester and Jackie Stallard Riley of North Vernon, Ind. She was a 1973 graduate of Jennings County High School and was valedictorian of her class at Flager Community College in St. Augustine, Fla. She worked at Muscatatuck State Developmental Center, St. Augustine Center for Living and Program Development and Placement, and was a Mary Kay consultant. After living in Florida for 17 years, she returned to North Vernon in 2000. Surviving in addition to her parents are her husband, Michael Murrell; a daughter Chasity Harvey and husband Michael Jr., Madison, Ind.; grandchildren, Caleb and Kaelyn Harvey, both of Madison, Ind.; three sisters, Theresa Gabaree, Salem, Ind.; Valera Schafer, Madison, Ind.; and Peggy Wilson, North Vernon, Ind.; a brother, Jeffery Riley, North Vernon, Ind.; her mother-in-law, Lena Murrell, North Vernon, Ind.; sisters-inlaw, Teresa Riley, Carolyn King, Nikki Murrell, and Pamela Israel; brothers-in-law, Freole Gabaree, Jerry Schafer, Donnie Wilson, James H. Murrell, Billy Wayne Murrell, and Dennis Murrell; nieces, Malisa Higdon, Lindsay Harrison, Kristin Panning, Jennifer Hill, Leslie Wilson, and LaKeisha Madden; and nephews, Christopher Wilson, Brian Schafer, Justin Cline, and Robbie Madden. Posted in the Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Whitesburg, Letcher County, KY, June 18, 2008

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