Obituaries

Stephanie Leann Blanton age 30 of Paintsville, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at her home. She was born July 22, 1984 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Robert Blanton and Rosie Gullett, who survive. She is also survived by her step-father, Jerry Gullett.

Born: Sunday, 7/22/1984
Deceased: Monday, 5/25/2015

Richard F. Whitley age 93 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born December 5, 1921 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dudley and Elizabeth Allen Whitley. He was the husband of Norma Blanton Whitley, who survives.

Born: Monday, 12/05/1921
Deceased: Friday, 5/22/2015

Pansy Nickels Miller age 55 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born April 8, 1960 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Brack and Gladys Barnett Nickels. She was the wife of Carl D. Miller, who survives. Survivors also include two sons, David (Neva) Miller of Paintsville, Kentucky and Carl (Christy) Miller Jr.

Born: Friday, 4/08/1960
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/19/2015

Jerica LaShae Arnett, infant daughter of Jerald Lowell Arnett and Tasha Carty passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She is also survived by one brother, Kenneth Bryce, paternal grandparents Lowell Gene Arnett and Kathy Arnett, both of Salyersville, Kentucky and maternal grandparents Kenneth and Pam Carty of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Saturday, 5/16/2015
Deceased: Saturday, 5/16/2015

Larry Garver Hackworth age 60 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at his home. He was born October 28, 1954 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Henry Garver Hackworth and Eula Mae Sparks Hackworth, who survives. Survivors also include two brothers, Timothy Jay Hackworth and Darrell Keith Hackworth both of Salyersville, Kentucky, two sisters, Ruth Ann Hackworth of Ashland, Kentucky and Joann Howes of Salyersville, Kentucky, several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

Born: Thursday, 10/28/1954
Deceased: Wednesday, 5/13/2015

Ollie “Dickie” Coldiron age 82 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born April 21, 1933 in Royalton, Kentucky to the late Troy and Sendy Mann Coldiron. He was the husband of Alma Jean Watkins Coldiron, who survives.

Born: Friday, 4/21/1933
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/12/2015

Wilma Jean Stephens Patrick age 82 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 at her home. She was born January 27, 1933 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Jay and Flora Dunn Stephens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Patrick.

Born: Friday, 1/27/1933
Deceased: Sunday, 5/10/2015

Loraine Ratliff Risner age 68 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born September 20, 1946 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Edgar and Josie Dixon Bowling. She was the wife of Ernest Risner, Sr., who survives. Survivors also include three sons; Harold Ratliff of Boonescamp, Kentucky, Rodney Ratliff of Staffordsville, Kentucky and Timmy Ratliff of Paintsville, Kentucky, one daughter, Vicky Dawson of Paintsville, Kentucky, two step-sons, Kash Gipson of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Ernest Risner, Jr.

Born: Friday, 9/20/1946
Deceased: Friday, 5/08/2015

J.C. Bolen age 81 of Buffalo Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born December 16, 1933 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Lud and Edith Stanley Bolen. He was the husband of Phyllis “Mag” Howard Bolen, who survives. Survivors also include two sons, Michael Bolen and Gary Bolen both of Salyersville, Kentucky, two daughters, Janet Simpkins and Bernice Porter both of Salyersville, Kentucky, and one sister, Kathleen Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Saturday, 12/16/1933
Deceased: Thursday, 5/07/2015

Willie Bartram age 90 of Lovely, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born August 7, 1924 in Pilgrim, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Risner Bartram. He was the son of the late Clarence and Nalya Bartram.  In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.  He is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

Born: Thursday, 8/07/1924
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/05/2015

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