Obituaries

Patsy Adams age 67 of Morehead, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. She was born November 15, 1946 in Elsie, Kentucky to the late Rube and Una Mae Vanover Reed. Survivors include two sons Russell (Paula) Adams of Hillsboro, Kentucky, and Kevin Todd (Tina) Adams of Salt Lick, Kentucky; six grandchildren Kevin Ryan Adams, Jessica Nicole Adams, Taylor Mishae Adams, Madison Paige Adams, Jordan David Adams, Colton Charles Adams, and one step grandchild Rodney Allen Easterling.

Born: Friday, 11/15/1946
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/09/2014

Virginia Bernice Howard Dyer, age 82, a resident of Mill Branch in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Mrs. Dyer was born June 13, 1932 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Galen Howard and Lola Francis Vanderpool Howard. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Langley Dyer, whom she married on November 16, 1949, three brothers; Roy Woodard Howard, Edgar Paul Howard, and Bruce Wade Howard and two sisters; Jessie Marie Howard and Rena Deloris Holbrook.

Born: Monday, 6/13/1932
Deceased: Sunday, 9/07/2014

Lucy Jane
Montgomery Arnett, age 79, a resident of Jim Arnett Branch in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Arnett was born May 9, 1935 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Leck and Ethel Back Montgomery. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Noah Denver Arnett, whom she married April 12, 1956; son, Noah Leck Arnett, and sisters, Marguerite Gullet, Mattie Fields.

Born: Thursday, 5/09/1935
Deceased: Sunday, 9/07/2014

Kay Rice Robertson age 73 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born August 18, 1941 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Jim and Aileen Culbertson Rice. Survivors include one son Jeff Robertson of Salyersville, Kentucky, two daughters Jenny Helton and Lynne Robertson both of Salyersville, Kentucky, and five grandchildren Kendra Hunley, Evan Robertson, Kaylin Burchell, Ryan Robertson, and Laylee Beth Burchell.

Born: Monday, 8/18/1941
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/02/2014

Milburn Harrison Howard age 47 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born August 31, 1967 in Xenia, Ohio to the late Paul Ray and Barbara Nester Howard. He is the husband of Jessica Howard, who survives.

Born: Thursday, 8/31/1967
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/02/2014

Vera Lou Howard Russell, age 69, a resident of West Liberty, Kentucky; passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty, Kentucky.
Mrs. Russell was born January 13, 1945 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Dewey and Daisy Lykins Howard. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Joe Russell, whom she married April 29, 1967; and son, Billy Joe Russell.
Mrs. Russell was a homemaker and devoted family member. She was also a member of the United Baptist Faith.

Born: Saturday, 1/13/1945
Deceased: Monday, 9/01/2014

James Sherman Preece age 73 of Mount Sterling, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Hospital in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. He was born April 13, 1941 in Martin County, Kentucky to the late Amos and Stella Blackburn Preece. He is the husband of Terry McCarty Preece, who survives. Also surviving are two sons Gary Allen Preece of Louisville, Kentucky, and Larry Jay Preece of Mount Sterling, Kentucky, one daughter Brenda Kay Frazier of Dunnellon, Florida, three brothers Kennis Preece of Louisa, Kentucky, and Amos Preece Jr.

Born: Sunday, 4/13/1941
Deceased: Saturday, 8/30/2014

Anna Nickels age 79 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born July 8, 1935 in Knott County, Kentucky to the late Jim and Emma Thornsbury Moore.

Born: Monday, 7/08/1935
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/27/2014

Robert Michael Howard, age 44, a resident of Flat Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at his home.
 Mr. Howard was born November 23, 1969 at the Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Kentucky the son of Carol Salyer Howard and the late Billy Howard.  Also, preceding him in death is one sister, Regina Ann Howard.
 Mr. Howard was a laborer, devoted father, and member to his family. 

Born: Sunday, 11/23/1969
Deceased: Monday, 8/25/2014

Connie Risner Miller age 58 of Puncheon, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her home. She was born January 5, 1956 in Puncheon, Kentucky to the late Oakie Risner and Mary Risner, who survives. Other survivors include her husband Kellie Lee Miller, one son Kellie Shane Miller of Royalton, Kentucky, one daughter Mary Lea Miller of Royalton, Kentucky, three brothers; Adam Risner, Paul B. Risner, and Edward Risner all of Royalton, Kentucky, four sisters; Ella Rae Ingram of Mt.

Born: Thursday, 1/05/1956
Deceased: Sunday, 8/24/2014

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