Obituaries

Ray Miller age 57 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born November 26, 1957 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Charlie and Louisa Allen Miller. He was the husband of Anna Daniels Miller, who survives. Survivors also include one daughter Tonya Stapleton of Paintsville, Kentucky, two stepsons Tony Howard and Doug Howard both of Salyersville, Kentucky, three grandchildren and six step grandchildren.

Born: Tuesday, 11/26/1957
Deceased: Wednesday, 4/01/2015

Lester Gray Cole age 57 of Fletcher Branch Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born June 26, 1957 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to Lawrence Gray Cole and the late Margie Prater Fletcher. In addition to his father, Lester is survived by three brothers; Tim (Sharon) Cole, Mark Cole and Curtis (Rachel) Cole all of Salyersville, Kentucky, and three sisters; Linda (Larry) Bailey, Vickie (Tootie) Minix and Cathy (Charlie) Cantrell all of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Wednesday, 6/26/1957
Deceased: Tuesday, 3/31/2015

Goldie Shepherd, age 88, of Wheatfield, IN,  passed away at her residence on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 while surrounded by her loving family.  Goldie was born on November 25, 1926 in Magoffin County, KY, the daughter of George and Pokie (Hale) Wireman.

Born: Thursday, 11/25/1926
Deceased: Wednesday, 3/18/2015

Verna Helton Adams Fairchild, 97, of Salyersville, KY, passed away March 17, 2015 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky surrounded by her loving daughters and grandchildren.  Born on July 24, 1917 in Magoffin County, Verna was the daughter of Lacey and Dollie Francis Helton.  She graduated from Campbellsville College in 1936 before marrying her beloved John “Shug” Adams.  After their marriage, Verna and Shug taught several years in Magoffin County before owning the Adams Appliance Store and the Ivy Point Motel.

Born: Tuesday, 7/24/1917
Deceased: Tuesday, 3/17/2015

William “Little Boy” Lovely age 80 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, March 13, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born August 31, 1934 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was the husband of Judy Cheek Lovely, who survives.

Born: Friday, 8/31/1934
Deceased: Friday, 3/13/2015

Dave Bailey, age 77, a resident of Royalton, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Mr. Bailey was born August 14, 1937 in Royalton, Kentucky the son of the late Benjamin “Bennie” and Goldie May Bailey. 
Also, preceding him in death is one son, Jeffery Dean Bailey; four brothers, Clyde Bailey, Frank Bailey, Bennie Bailey, Horace Grant Bailey; sisters, Pearlie Bailey Patrick, Carrie Bailey Holland, Nancy Vivian Bailey Wilson, Catherine Bailey Fletcher and Ermal Owsley.

Born: Saturday, 8/14/1937
Deceased: Thursday, 3/12/2015

William Howard age 79 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born August 5, 1935 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Golden and Dessie Howard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audra Bryant Howard.

Born: Monday, 8/05/1935
Deceased: Thursday, 3/12/2015

James Donnie Hall age 36 of Buffalo Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born July 8, 1978 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Donnie and Glenda May Hall, who survive. He is also survived by his wife, Mary Collinsworth Hall, one son Jamie Dalton Hall of Salyersville, Kentucky, two daughters Jayden Elsie Hall and Jocelyn Danyale Hall both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister Lola Young of Salyersville, Kentucky and one grandmother Levna Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Saturday, 7/08/1978
Deceased: Wednesday, 3/11/2015

Glen Cantrell age 45 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born June 15, 1969 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Archie and Sarah Jane Slone Cantrell, who survive.

Born: Sunday, 6/15/1969
Deceased: Wednesday, 3/11/2015

Betty Lou Howard Carpenter age 73 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born January 2, 1942 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Frank and Ruth Nelson Howard. She was the wife of Morgan G. “Mose” Carpenter II, who preceded her in death. Survivors include one daughter, Melissa “Missy” (Cam) Price of Staffordsville, Kentucky, two brothers, Carter Howard and Rick Howard both of Salyersville, Kentucky, six sisters; Janie Howard Salyer, Carol A.

Born: Friday, 1/02/1942
Deceased: Tuesday, 3/10/2015

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