79 of Irvine, CA, and New Lebanon, OH, died October 15, 2011, at Irvine, California, of Lung Cancer. She was born March 12, 1932 outside Salyersville, Kentucky to Orville Lee Litteral and Mary Effie Litteral. She was married to James Harold Leese, (d 1997); and is survived by her only child, James Keith Leese (58) of Irvine, California and two grandchildren, Lauren Renee Leese (24) and Dylan James Leese (8). Seven siblings predeceased her: Clyde Litteral; Hager Litteral; Christine Litteral; Chester Litteral; Wayne Litteral; Orville Litteral, Jr; and James Litteral.
Herbert Rowe of Alger, Ohio passed away October 12, 2011 at his home. He was born in Carver, Kentucky on June 20, 1917, the son of the late Asbury and Maranda (Cole) Rowe. Mr. Rowe was married to Beatrice Minix on April 23, 1938 and she preceded him in death on December 15, 1997. He later married Joyce D. Hollon on December 30, 1999 and she survives in Alger.
Lizzie Miller age 58 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Lizzie was born February 20, 1953 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late William Dock and Stella Mae Davis Bailey.
Dorothy Allen, age 90, a former resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Brentwood Assisted Living Facility in LaPorte, Indiana. Mrs.
Lewis Washington Miler age 77 passed away Sunday, October 9, 2011 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Lewis was born August 17, 1934 Colie, Kentucky to the late Malcolm and Rhoda Miller.
Lewis is preceded in death by his wife Mataline Holbrook Miller.
Ella Katherine Reed Phipps, 89, of Georgetown, widow of Dr. Curtis Phipps, passed away Sunday.
A native of Magoffin County, she was born January 19, 1922 on Cow Creek to the late Zinda “June” Adams Reed and Dan Reed.
She is survived by her three children, Donna, Steven, and James.
Graveside services were held 1:00 PM Wednesday in the Georgetown Cemetery. Johnson’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.johnsonsfuneralhome.com
Ethel Rigsby age 96 of Salyersville passed away on Saturday Morning October 8, 2011 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Ky. She is the wife of the late Roy Rigsby.
Ethel was born August 4, 1915 in Royalton, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Peter and Willie Cole Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rockhouse Freewill Baptist Church in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Flora Sue Shepherd Rudd, age 77 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Flora Sue was born May 1, 1934 in Royalton, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Willie and Sallie Wallen Shepherd. She was married to James Melvin Rudd who survives her passing.
Henry Clemons, age 77, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Mr.
Charles Kenneth Caudill, 81, husband of Connie Watson Caudill, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. He was born in Salyersville, Kentucky on January 14, 1930 to the late Charles H. and Gertrude May Caudill. He received his Masters in Education from the University of Kentucky and taught for 38 years at the Lafayette High School where he served as the Chairman of the Science Dept., as well as the Basketball and Baseball Coach during his career. He belonged to the Herrington Lake Conservation League and Herrington Lake Yacht Club.