Obituaries

Harold Douglas Tackett, age 69, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away September 8, 2010 at his residence.  Harold was born January 10, 1941 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, the son of the late Linzie and Wonnie Howard Tackett.  He is survived by his wife, Erma Tackett; one daughter Pamela Puckett; Very Special Friend Randy Allen of Salyersville, Ky.; three sons, William Slone and Timothy Slone, both of Warsaw, Indiana and A.J.

Born: Friday, 1/10/1941
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/08/2010

Jeremiah Kelsie Blanton, age 33, a resident of Staffordsville, Ky., passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at his residence.

Born: Tuesday, 10/05/1976
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/07/2010

Wonnie Shepherd Poe , age 65 of Salyersville, Ky., passed away September 6, 2010 at the Paul B Medical Center in Paintsville, Ky.  Wonnie was born January 7, 1945 in Magoffin County to the late Ben and Mollie Caldwell Shepherd.  She is survived by one Son:  Johnathan Davis of Salyersville, Ky., three Daughters:  Ruth (Ralph Lykins) Harvey of Salyersville, Ky., Charlena (Walter) Prater of Royalton, Ky., and Nellice Marie (Ron) Penix of Dalesville, Alabama.  One Brother, Bennie Douglas Shepherd of Salyersville, Ky., five Grandchildren:  Channing Harvey, Hager Sizemore, Aaron Penix, Brandon Pr

Born: Sunday, 1/07/1945
Deceased: Monday, 9/06/2010

Orville White, age 54 of Salyersville, Ky., passed away Saturday morning, September 4, 2010 at  the Salyersville Healthcare Center in Salyersville, Ky.  Orville was born in Magoffin County on June 8, 1956 to Cleda Miller White and the late James White.  Orville was a retired coal miner.  Along with his Mother he is survived by one Son:  Michael White of Salyersville, Ky., two Daughters:  Rebecca White of Salyersville, Ky., and Renee Wireman of Gunlock, Ky., two Brothers:  Calvin White and Don White both of Salyersville, Ky., five Sisters:  Debbie Holliday, Waynda Holliday, Eda Faye Manns, D

Born: Friday, 6/08/1956
Deceased: Saturday, 9/04/2010

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Litteral, age 90, a resident of Royalton Road in Salyersville, Ky., passed away Saturday, September 4, 2010 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Ky.  Mrs. Litteral was born February 15, 1920 in Salyersville, Ky., the daughter of the late Mace and Clara Keeton Litteral.  Also preceding  Mrs.

Born: Sunday, 2/15/1920
Deceased: Saturday, 9/04/2010

Winfred May, age 78 of West Palm Beach, Florida, formerly of Salyersville, Ky., passed away Friday, September 3, 2010 at the Mediacana Nursing Home in Lakeworth, Florida.  Winfred was born July 1, 1932 to the late Tone and Edna Mae Arnett May.  Winfred was united in marriage to Savannah Arnett May who survives.  Winfred is also survived by three Sons:  Rick May of Rochester, Indiana, Toney May of West Palm Beach, Florida and Jeff May of Gardenerville, Nevada;  Onbe Brother:  Mike May of Salyersville, Ky.; One Sister:  Theda Perkins of Salyersville, Ky., Seven Grandchildren and Six Great-Gra

Born: Friday, 7/01/1932
Deceased: Friday, 9/03/2010

Phyllis Steele, 76, of Salyersville, KY formerly of Grayson, KY passed away Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center.She was born December 15th, 1933 at Lawrence County, KY a daughter of the late James and Hattie Sizemore Boggs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Silas Steele; one son, William Patrick Steele; three brothers, Jack Boggs, James Arlie Boggs and Roger Boggs and two sisters, Mildred Williams and Janice Boggs.

Born: Friday, 12/15/1933
Deceased: Thursday, 9/02/2010

Donald Ray Sparks age 60 of West Liberty, KY., formerly of Salyersville, passed away August 31, 2010 at the Salyersville Health Care Center.  He was born November 16, 1949, the Son of Eula Sparks Hackworth who survives.  Also surviving are his wife, Kathy Prater Sparks, two daughters:  Tiffanie April Sparks (Richard) Robinson of Salyersville and Kasey Dawn Sparks (Josh) Hampton of West Liberty, KY, three Brothers:  Larry Garver Hackworth, Timothy J Hackworth and Darrel Keith Hackworth all of Salyersville, KY, two Sisters:  Jo Ann Howes of Salyersville, KY., and Ruth Ann Hackworth of Ashland

Born: Wednesday, 11/16/1949
Deceased: Tuesday, 8/31/2010

John Clay Mullins, age 53 of Royalton, KY., passed away August 30, 2010 at his residence.   He was born April 3, 1957 in Magoffin County, the son of the late Cecil Mullins and Sarah Vanderpool Mullins.  He was married to Teresa Ann Stigall Mullins who survives.  Also surviving is one son:  John Edward Mullins of Salyersville.  Five brothers:  Wilson Mullins of Royalton, KY., Rudy Mullins, Donald Mullins, Jackie Mullins all of Salyersville, KY and Harold Mullins of Tazwell, TN.

Born: Wednesday, 4/03/1957
Deceased: Monday, 8/30/2010

Zachary Mathew Joseph, a resident of Colorado Springs, CO, passed way August 28, 2010.  He is survived by his wife, Tina Marken, daughter Gabrielle; father, Garry (Renee) Joseph; mother, Angela (Todd) Hansen; step-brothers Rob and Dan Hoben; Grandparents Willard and Glenna Joseph; Glenna Hofer, Dwaine and Marlene Hinkle; numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.  He was preceded in death by Grandfather Joseph Hofer.  Zachary was a Boy Scout, played football (Berthoud HS), received his GED in 2007, a member of ROTC, Level II wildland firefighter, lumberjack, heavy equipment operator and general ma

Born: Tuesday, 4/22/1986
Deceased: Saturday, 8/28/2010

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