Obituaries

Nellie Jane Powers Kelley age 87 of Mayking, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Whitesburg ARH Hospital in Whitesburg, Kentucky. She was born February 27, 1927 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Frank B. and Emiley Adams Powers. She was the wife of James Vernan Kelley who preceded her in death.

Born: Sunday, 2/27/1927
Deceased: Saturday, 1/17/2015

Allen Lee Bowling age 55 of Dayton, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was born October 31, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio to Charles Lee Bowling and the late Gertrude Pauline Penix Bowling. Also surviving are two daughters, Leigh Ann (Corry) Doyle and Lexi Dyann Bowling both of Lexington, Kentucky, one step-brother Steve Robbins of Dayton, Ohio, two step-sisters, Patty Robbins Benoit and Jane Robbins Kells-Parker both of Dayton, Ohio, and one granddaughter Harper Ann Doyle.

Born: Saturday, 10/31/1959
Deceased: Friday, 1/16/2015

Donnie Monroe Howard age 71 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at his home. He was born January 4, 1944 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Hershel and Marie Hunley Howard. Survivors include his wife Nebraska Roark Howard, four sons Billy (Erica) Howard of Staffordsville, Kentucky, Donnie Howard, Jr. of New Jersey, Michael (Catrina) Roark of Ohio and Brad Howard of Ohio, two daughters Ladonna (Roy) Alsept of Salyersville, Kentucky and Ginger Howard of Ohio, 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren also survives.

Born: Tuesday, 1/04/1944
Deceased: Tuesday, 1/13/2015

John Roy Wireman age 72 of Gunlock, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 at this home. He was born November 18, 1942 in Royalton, Kentucky to the late Morris and Sybil Arnett Wireman. Survivors include one son Travis Wireman of Gunlock, Kentucky, three daughters Trena Delp of Warsaw, Indiana, Josephine Wireman and Elizabeth Wireman both of Salyersville, Kentucky, and nine grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by one brother Meniffee Wireman.

Born: Wednesday, 11/18/1942
Deceased: Monday, 1/12/2015

Ellis Earl Bailey age 90 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Wolfe County Health and Rehab Center in Campton, Kentucky. He was born May 29, 1924 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Leander and Edna Ray Bailey. He was the husband of Irene Mullins Bailey who preceded him in death.

Born: Thursday, 5/29/1924
Deceased: Friday, 1/09/2015

Holland Helton age 72 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born September 20, 1942 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Garland Joe and Gustie Howard Helton. He was the husband of Martha Helton, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 9/20/1944
Deceased: Wednesday, 1/07/2015

Elizabeth Ann Gamble age 50 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Morgan County ARH Hospital in West Liberty, Kentucky. She was born October 29, 1964 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Ray and Ivory Howard Gamble. Survivors include three brothers; Morris Gamble, Roy Gamble and Johnny Gamble all of Salyersville, Kentucky and ten sisters; Viola Hunley, Lovella Howard, Pauline Bolen, Shirley Hall, Emogene Gamble, Rosetta Allen, Mary Gamble, Nettie Gamble, Rita Faye Gamble and Benita Gaye Gamble all of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Thursday, 10/29/1964
Deceased: Wednesday, 1/07/2015

Orvil Lee “Bull” Blanton age 60 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 5, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born January 13, 1954 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Jim and Reva Charles Blanton. He was the husband of Bonnie Manns Blanton, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 1/13/1954
Deceased: Monday, 1/05/2015

James Ray Trusty age 56 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at his home. He was born December 13, 1958 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Edna Trusty. Survivors include one son James Trusty, Jr. of Salt Lick, Kentucky, one daughter Melissa Queen of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister Jessie Workman of Salyersville, Kentucky, and three grandchildren, Steven Trusty, Travis Trusty, and Christopher Trusty.
In addition to his mother, James is preceded in death by one infant brother and one sister Phoebe Simmons.

Born: Saturday, 12/13/1958
Deceased: Friday, 1/02/2015

Elsie Marie Bailey Howard age 80 of Howard Branch Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born November 5, 1934 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Steve and Louanne Shepherd Bailey. She was the wife of Ellis Howard, who survives.

Born: Monday, 11/05/1934
Deceased: Thursday, 1/01/2015

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