Obituaries

Hazel Collinsworth Lemaster age 81 of Limestone Branch Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born October 20, 1934 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Lacy and Lizzie Powers Collinsworth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley B. Lemaster. 

Born: Saturday, 10/20/1934
Deceased: Friday, 7/01/2016

Aileen Minix Push age 87 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born January 1, 1929 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Lee Minix and Carrie Caudill Minix Campbell. She was the wife of Frank Push, who preceded her in death.

Born: Tuesday, 1/01/1929
Deceased: Tuesday, 6/28/2016

James Franklin Blair age 91 of Paintsville, Kentucky formerly of Waverly, Ohio passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born February 15, 1925 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky to the late Dennis D. and Mary Ellen Hensley Blair. He was the husband of Mabel Owens Blair, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include one sister-in-law, Iris Blair and a host of nieces and nephews.
James was a WWII veteran of the United States Navy. He was also a devoted member of the Church of Christ in Waverly, Ohio.

Born: Sunday, 2/15/1925
Deceased: Sunday, 6/26/2016

Sue Crownover, age 71, a resident of Allen Drive in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at her home.
Ms. Crownover was born June 18, 1945 in Adrian, Michigan, the daughter of the late Brock and Leola Patrick Howard. Also preceding her in death is her husband, Donald Lee Crownover, one daughter, Donna Sue Patterson, and one brother JP Howard.
Sue was a head start instructor in the Magoffin County School System until her retirement.

Born: Monday, 6/18/1945
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/22/2016

James Randall Collins age 34 of Gunlock, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Breathitt County, Kentucky. He was born June 11, 1982 in Hazard, Kentucky to Melvin Dale Collins, Sr. and Judy Hale, who survive. 
Survivors also include his wife, Stephanie Howard Collins, two daughters, Tara Lashay Collins age 6 years and Jessi Jaymes Collins age 4 years, both of Gunlock, Kentucky and one brother, Melvin Dale Collins, Jr. of Jackson, Kentucky. 

Born: Friday, 6/11/1982
Deceased: Tuesday, 6/21/2016

Harold Poe, age 45, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
 Harold was born June 16, 1971 at Prestonsburg Hospital in Prestonsburg, Kentucky the son of Brenda Preston Poe and the late Harold Ray Poe. 
 Harold was employed as an insurance agent for numerous years.  In his spare time, he enjoyed UK Athletics, basketball, and spending time with family.  His family was the most important thing to him and his greatest joy.

Born: Wednesday, 6/16/1971
Deceased: Monday, 6/20/2016

Oma Shepherd Stone age 88 of Royalton Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at her home. She was born October 25, 1927 in Arthur Mable, Kentucky to the late Jesse and Curtis Wireman Shepherd. 

Born: Tuesday, 10/25/1927
Deceased: Monday, 6/20/2016

George Robert Elam age 66 of Rockhouse Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born May 4, 1950 in Logville, Kentucky to the late Dewey and Ruby Kennard Elam. He was the husband of Glenna Rae Hensley Elam, who survives.

Born: Thursday, 5/04/1950
Deceased: Sunday, 6/12/2016

Terry Kenneth Gullett age 65 of Old Burning Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born September 7, 1950 in Falcon, Kentucky to the late Ollie and Vinett Slusher Gullett. 

Born: Thursday, 9/07/1950
Deceased: Thursday, 6/09/2016

Bryan Curtis "Peck" Rice, age 87, a resident of Kentucky Highway 1559 in Sitka, Kentucky; passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Prestonsburg Health Care Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Mr. Rice was born April 24. 1929 in Paintsville, Kentucky the son of the late JB and Ella Mae Rice.  Also, preceding him in death is wife, Helen Arms Rice; sisters, Avis Lorain Fannin, Mary Ruth Green, Opal Loretta Shear; and brothers, Alvis Rice, Charles Otis Rice, James Clarence Rice.

Born: Wednesday, 4/24/1929
Deceased: Sunday, 6/05/2016

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