Obituaries

Garland Joseph age 78 of Jeffersonville, Kentucky, formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Cardinal Hill Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born May 13, 1939 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Lewis and Bessie Wireman Joseph. He was the husband of Carrie Wireman Joseph, who survives.

Born: Saturday, 5/13/1939
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/21/2017

Michael Wayne Francis age 58 of Rockhouse Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his home. He was born July 12, 1958 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Jimmie Jack and Anna Katherine Coffey Francis. 
Survivors include one son, Michael Dwayne Francis of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Cordell Francis of West Liberty, Kentucky, one niece, Johnna Adams, one nephew, Barrett Francis, and two great nephews, Corey Francis and Jackson Salyer.

Born: Saturday, 7/12/1958
Deceased: Tuesday, 6/20/2017

Buck Bailey age 88 of Royalton, Ky., passed away on Friday afternoon June 16, 2017 at the Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born February 25, 1929 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Jarvie Bailey and Alice Bailey Pinks. 

Born: Monday, 2/25/1929
Deceased: Friday, 6/16/2017

Pamela Miller, 
age 59, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Pam was born June 15, 1958, in Winamac, Indiana, she is the daughter of Violet Eileen Farris and the late Harry Thomas Chaney. In addition to her father, step father, Eugene Farris, husband, Homer Miller, and sister, Caroline Farris preceded her in death.

Born: Sunday, 6/15/1958
Deceased: Friday, 6/16/2017

Josephene Gardner Bays, age 73, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Mountain Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Paintsville, Kentucky.
 Josephene was born October 12, 1944 in Salyersville, Kentucky, she is the daughter of the late Carlos Gardner and Bonnie Clemons Lane.  In addition to her parents, husband, Dennis Bays preceded her in death.
 Mrs. Bays was employed by Whirlpool in Findley, Ohio until her retirement.  She was a member of the Bethlehem to Calvary Apostolic Church in Salyersville, Kentucky

Born: Thursday, 10/12/1944
Deceased: Sunday, 6/11/2017

Paul Edward "Ed" Adams age 82 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born September 27, 1934 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Calloway and Evelyn Cooper Adams. Survivors include one son, Paul Adams of Nicholasville, Kentucky, and one daughter, Liz Hunley of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Thursday, 9/27/1934
Deceased: Friday, 6/09/2017

Roy Jack "Todd" Preston age 89 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at his home. He was born June 1, 1928 on Burton Fork in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late William Moses "Curtis" and Mollie Jane Helton Preston. He was the husband of Phyllis Joy Prater Preston, who preceded him in death. Todd was the president of the Magoffin County Historical Society, and was a devoted member of the Prater Memorial Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Salyersville D.A.V.

Born: Friday, 6/01/1928
Deceased: Friday, 6/09/2017

J.R. Allen age 41 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born June 15, 1975 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Raymond Allen and Maudie Wisecup, who survives. 
Survivors also include four sons, Justin Allen, John Allen, Matthew Watkins, and Mason May all of Salyersville, Kentucky, one daughter, Mollie Voll of Salyersville, Kentucky, four brothers, Joe Allen, Jamie Allen, Jeremy May, and Jeff Allen all of Salyersville, Kentucky, and one sister, Jennifer Rowe of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Sunday, 6/15/1975
Deceased: Thursday, 6/08/2017

Sherman Manns age 74 of Lakeville Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born October 17, 1942 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Cleve and Ruby May Manns. He is preceded in death by his wife, Emma J. Vanderpool Manns.

Born: Saturday, 10/17/1942
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/07/2017

Lonnie Dunn III, age 46, formerly of Paintsville, passed away Monday, June 5th, 2017 in Lexington, KY. He was born June 15th, 1970 in Johnson County, KY. He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Sue Daniel Dunn and his grandmother, Mabel Daniel. He is survived by his father Lonnie Dunn II and wife Edna Mae Dunn of Paintsville; one sister, Dana Ransdell and husband Keith of Lexington, KY; along with one niece, Elie Ransdell and one nephew, Will Ransdell.

Born: Monday, 6/15/1970
Deceased: Monday, 6/05/2017

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