Obituaries

Emma Rose Johnson Prater age 96 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born October 2, 1918 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late Lafe and Susie Mae Patton Johnson. She was the wife of Morrison Hager Prater, who preceded her in death. Survivors include one son, M.H.

Born: Wednesday, 10/02/1918
Deceased: Sunday, 10/12/2014

Freddy Bailey age 55 of Hager Hill, Kentucky formerly of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born February 20, 1959 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Charlie and Myrtle Salyers Bailey. He is the husband of Patricia Hackworth Bailey, who survives.

Born: Friday, 2/20/1959
Deceased: Sunday, 10/12/2014

Nola Mae King Lykins age 77 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. She was born December 29, 1936 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Luther and Jessie Burton King. She was the wife of Lonzo Lykins who preceded her in death.

Born: Tuesday, 12/29/1936
Deceased: Tuesday, 10/07/2014

Lillie Jewel Saylor Pennington age 82 of Painters Lick, Falcon, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born June 17, 1932 in Oil Springs, Kentucky to the late Garfield and Lula Blair Saylor. She was the wife of Burlie Pennington, who preceded her in death.

Born: Friday, 6/17/1932
Deceased: Monday, 10/06/2014

Harold Patrick age 85 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014 at his home. He was born May 19, 1929 in Ivyton, Kentucky to the late Leslie and Lou Howes Patrick. He is the husband of Sue Marshall Patrick who survives.

Born: Sunday, 5/19/1929
Deceased: Sunday, 10/05/2014

Martha Arnett May age 87 of Lakeville Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born January 21, 1927 in Sublett, Kentucky to the late Tipton and Mary Arnett. She is the wife of R.C. May, who survives. Survivors also include three daughters; Donna Sue Adams, Nora Ruth Helton, and Beverly May-Adams all of Salyersville, Kentucky, seven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 1/21/1927
Deceased: Friday, 10/03/2014

Jackie Lee Arnett age 74 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born March 1, 1940 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Warnie Branch and Della Mae Gose Arnett. Survivors include his companion Norma Lynn Risner, two sons Terry Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Jay Arnett of Sarasota, Florida, two daughters Kay Isaac and Jacqueline Bailey both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister Anna Jo Salyer of Salyersville, Kentucky, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 3/01/1940
Deceased: Friday, 10/03/2014

Betty Marie Cole Kendrick age 62 of Paintsville, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born March 22, 1952 in Marion, Ohio to the late Arthur Cole and Violet Ann Weaver Abshire who survive.

Born: Saturday, 3/22/1952
Deceased: Wednesday, 10/01/2014

Frances Hackworth Benge age 78 of Somerset, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky. She was born June 24, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Thurman “Red” and Elsie Mann Hackworth.
In addition to her parents, Frances is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Benge.

Born: Wednesday, 6/24/1936
Deceased: Saturday, 9/27/2014

Palisteen Prater, age 67, a resident of Short Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at her home.
Ms. Prater was born September 7, 1947 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Edna Marie Wireman Prater.  Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Russell Jackson West.
Ms. Prater was employed at the Salyersville Nursing Home in Salyersville, Kentucky as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant until her retirement.

Born: Sunday, 9/07/1947
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/24/2014

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