James Sherman Preece age 73 of Mount Sterling, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Hospital in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. He was born April 13, 1941 in Martin County, Kentucky to the late Amos and Stella Blackburn Preece. He is the husband of Terry McCarty Preece, who survives. Also surviving are two sons Gary Allen Preece of Louisville, Kentucky, and Larry Jay Preece of Mount Sterling, Kentucky, one daughter Brenda Kay Frazier of Dunnellon, Florida, three brothers Kennis Preece of Louisa, Kentucky, and Amos Preece Jr.
Anna Nickels age 79 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born July 8, 1935 in Knott County, Kentucky to the late Jim and Emma Thornsbury Moore.
Robert Michael Howard, age 44, a resident of Flat Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at his home.
Mr. Howard was born November 23, 1969 at the Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Kentucky the son of Carol Salyer Howard and the late Billy Howard. Also, preceding him in death is one sister, Regina Ann Howard.
Mr. Howard was a laborer, devoted father, and member to his family.
Connie Risner Miller age 58 of Puncheon, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her home. She was born January 5, 1956 in Puncheon, Kentucky to the late Oakie Risner and Mary Risner, who survives. Other survivors include her husband Kellie Lee Miller, one son Kellie Shane Miller of Royalton, Kentucky, one daughter Mary Lea Miller of Royalton, Kentucky, three brothers; Adam Risner, Paul B. Risner, and Edward Risner all of Royalton, Kentucky, four sisters; Ella Rae Ingram of Mt.
Morris Montgomery age 63 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at his home. He was born March 22, 1951 in Sites, Kentucky to the late Garner “Mutt” Montgomery and Imogene Bailey Montgomery Gullett.
Jennifer Kay Ratliff Shepherd, age 35, a resident of Long Branch in Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Shepherd was born November 30, 1978 in Paintsville, Kentucky the daughter of Greg Ratliff and the late Kimberly Lou LeMaster Ratliff.
Mrs. Shepherd was a homemaker and devoted member to her family.
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Meade Lemaster age 103 of Litteral Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born January 28, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky to the late Alexander and Julie Howard Meade.
Barbara Ann Arnett age 61 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born February 14, 1953 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Pat and Lottie Vance Arnett. Survivors include one son Gary Neal Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky, one daughter Karen Renae Arnett Cole of Salyersville, Kentucky, two sisters Joyce (George) Brown of Pocatello, Idaho, and Karen (Calvin) Pitts of Jackson, Kentucky, and one granddaughter Jill Suzanna Renae Cole.
James Darrell Whitt age 72 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born March 13, 1942 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dorsie and Lona Lykins Whitt. Survivors include his wife, Fannie Estep Whitt, two daughters; Deborah Skeldon of Columbus, Ohio, and Cynthia Mucha of Chicago, Illinois, one brother, Ray Whitt of Ohio, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Betty Smith, age 84, a resident of Mudlick Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Smith was born January 28, 1930 in Leesburg, Ohio the daughter of the late Orville and Ocie Adkins Ratliff. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, William L. Smith; sisters, Norma Jean Craft, Joanne Wamser.
Mrs. Smith was a registered medical technologist until her retirement.