Obituaries

Vernon Dyer, age 77, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at his home.
Mr. Dyer was born February 24, 1938 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Beverige and Bertha Williams Dyer. Also, proceeding in death are two wives, Judy Terrell Dyer, Neith “Bird” Howard Dyer; an infant; brothers, Earl Dyer, Arnold J. Dyer; sisters, Mildred Dyer, Eula Howard, and Nevil Dyer.

Born: Thursday, 2/24/1938
Deceased: Tuesday, 1/12/2016

Orville B. Shepherd, Jr. age 61 of Ivyton Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at his home. He was born July 3, 1954 in Jackson, Michigan to the late Orville and Anna Lee Fletcher Shepherd.

Born: Saturday, 7/03/1954
Deceased: Friday, 1/08/2016

Bill W. May age 74 of Lakeville Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at his home. He was born February 14, 1941 in Oakley, Kentucky to the late Ralph and Gladys Cole May.
Bill was the current chairman of the Magoffin County School Board, and a former Magoffin County Judge Executive. He was a devoted member of the Salyersville Freewill Baptist Church.

Born: Friday, 2/14/1941
Deceased: Wednesday, 1/06/2016

Sandra Sue Dingus Reed age 77 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at her home. She was born January 4, 1939 in White Oak, Kentucky to the late Russell Franklin and June Belle Adkins Dingus. She is survived by her husband, Mitchell Noah Reed.
Sandra was a member of the White Oak Pentecostal Church of God.

Born: Wednesday, 1/04/1939
Deceased: Tuesday, 1/05/2016

Brad Lee Wallen age 24 of Old Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016 at his home. He was born May 12, 1991 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Kernie Jr. and Lisa Saylor Wallen, who survive.

Born: Sunday, 5/12/1991
Deceased: Sunday, 1/03/2016

Robert James 
“Buck” Allen, of
Stockbridge, 
Michigan, age 69, 

Born: Thursday, 5/23/1946
Deceased: Friday, 1/01/2016

Floyd Eugene Fletcher, age 38, formerly of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away January 1, 2016 at his home in Washington Court House, Ohio.
 Mr. Fletcher was born December 10, 1977 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Floyd and Janet Conley Fletcher.  Also, preceding him in death are brothers, Ricky Fletcher and HB Fletcher.
 Mr. Fletcher was disabled.  However, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Born: Saturday, 12/10/1977
Deceased: Friday, 1/01/2016

Richard Patrick, 89, of Morgan Court, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky on January 27, 1926 the son of the late Green and Nannie Barnett Patrick. He was an auto mechanic for Hunt & May and Queen Chevrolet and former security guard for Whitaker Bank. He was a member of the United Baptist Church and a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed working on cars and watching wrestling.

Born: Wednesday, 1/27/1926
Deceased: Wednesday, 12/30/2015

Gary Eldon Arnett age 70 of SE Licking River Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born October 9, 1945 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Forrest and Francis Howard Arnett.
Survivors include one son Jason Arnett of Paintsville, Kentucky, two brothers Sanah Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky and Larry Arnett of Tipp City, Ohio, two sisters Shelbia Wireman of Springfield, Ohio and Lois Salyer of Nancy, Kentucky and one grandchild Zander Arnett.

Born: Tuesday, 10/09/1945
Deceased: Saturday, 12/26/2015

Herbert Wireman, 65, passed away at 8:09 AM on Friday, December 25, 2015, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.
Herbert was born on Tuesday, March 14, 1950, in Paintsville, Kentucky, to Ramey and Bessie (Allen) Wireman, who resided in Magoffin County Kentucky. On Thursday, March 18, 1971, he married Bonnie (Bowman) Wireman.
He retired from Ford Motor Company after being employed there for thirty five years.

Born: Tuesday, 3/14/1950
Deceased: Friday, 12/25/2015

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