Obituaries

Creata Mae Watkins age 64 of Big Lick Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at her home. She was born July 11, 1951 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Raleigh and Norma Lee Robinette Watkins.

Born: Wednesday, 7/11/1951
Deceased: Tuesday, 8/25/2015

George Helton age 63 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at his home. He was born March 8, 1952 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Fred and Gladys Helton. He is survived by his wife, Dathal Reed Helton.

Born: Saturday, 3/08/1952
Deceased: Saturday, 8/22/2015

Hager Borders, age 91 of Fairborn, passed away Friday August 21, 2015 in his home.  He was born January 29, 1924 in Magoffin Co., Kentucky, the son of the late Coy and Okie (Williams) Borders.  Hager retired from General Motors as a machine operator after 42 years of service; and he enjoyed spending time with his grandkids.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny, Mearl, Hearl; and a sister, Mearlene.

Born: Tuesday, 1/29/1924
Deceased: Friday, 8/21/2015

Lottie Conley, age 73, a resident of Marietta, Ohio; passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio.

Born: Monday, 8/25/1941
Deceased: Friday, 8/21/2015

Luther Green Risner age 80 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born September 9, 1934 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Fred and Ida Prater Risner. Survivors include three sons Victor Risner and Udell Risner both of Salyersville, Kentucky and Marcus Risner of Royalton, Kentucky, one daughter Opal Pennington of Oil Springs, Kentucky, one sister Madeline Reed of Michigan, ten grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

Born: Sunday, 9/09/1934
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/19/2015

Labe Israel Minix age 46 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 at his home. He was born October 1, 1968 in Ann Arbor, Michigan to the late Labe Dudley Minix and Mary Back Minix, who survives. He is also survived by his companion, Vickie Cole, one brother Ricky (Julia “Dee”) Arnett of Jackson, Kentucky, his step-dad Donnie Ray Minix, two nieces Nikki Jo Arnett and Kara Arnett, one nephew Colten Arnett and a host of family and friends.

Born: Tuesday, 10/01/1968
Deceased: Sunday, 8/16/2015

Bobby Ray Howard age 56 of Improvement Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, August 14, 2015 at his home. He was born January 30, 1959 in Salyersville, Kentucky to Stormey Howard and Josephine Howard who survive. He was the husband of Della Howard, who also survives. Other survivors include two daughters Kristy Jenkins of Salyersville, Kentucky and Alicia Ray of Lowmansville, Kentucky, one brother Robby Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, three sisters Sandra Howard and Judy Vanhoose both of Salyersville, Kentucky and Lisa Newman of Grethel, Kentucky.

Born: Friday, 1/30/1959
Deceased: Friday, 8/14/2015

Aaron Arnett age 81 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born November 1, 1933 in Gifford, Kentucky to the late Clyde and Merle Henry Arnett. He was the husband of Alma Bailey Arnett, who preceded him in death.

Born: Wednesday, 11/01/1933
Deceased: Thursday, 8/13/2015

Geraldine Arnett Adams age 83 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born June 4, 1932 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Burnie F. and Lavinia Anderson Arnett. She was the wife of Marvin Ray Adams who preceded her in death.

Born: Saturday, 6/04/1932
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/05/2015

Douglas Lyon, age 74, a resident of Grape Creek in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Monday, August 3, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Lyon was born December 7, 1940 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of James Sr. and Cindie Helton Lyon. Also, preceding in death are brothers, Harry Lyon, Stephen Lyon.
Those left to mourn includes sisters, Lucille Damron of Knoxville, Tennessee, Shirley Lyon of Salyersville, Kentucky; brothers, Joe Lyon of Morrow, Ohio, James Lyon Jr. of Salyersville, Kentucky, a host of family and friends who love and miss him.

Born: Saturday, 12/07/1940
Deceased: Monday, 8/03/2015

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