Obituaries

Billy Joe Collinsworth age 45 of Tick Lick Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, August 28, 2017 at the St. Mary's Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born June 14, 1972 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Danny and Elena Sue Williams Collinsworth, who survive. 

Born: Wednesday, 6/14/1972
Deceased: Monday, 8/28/2017

Howard Adrian Russell age 56 of Salyersville, Kentucky, husband of Shamona Leamster Russell, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Born November 4, 1960 in Circleville, Ohio he was a son of Don Wendell and Betty Rose Howard Russell. 

Born: Friday, 11/04/1960
Deceased: Saturday, 8/26/2017

Kenny Harold Blanton age 39 of Hurricane Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 at his home. He was born October 8, 1977 in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Bill Ellis Blanton and Ina Howard Blanton, who survives. Survivors also include one son, Kendell Blanton of Salyersville, Kentucky, one daughter, Shay Blanton of Salyersville, Kentucky, and three brothers, Warren Blanton and Donnie Dawson both of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Travis Blanton of Kentucky. Kenny was a member of the Carver United Baptist Church.

Born: Saturday, 10/08/1977
Deceased: Thursday, 8/24/2017

Kellie Lee Miller age 76 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Indiana University Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born June 12, 1941 in Magoffin County Kentucky, the son of the late Sam and Evalece Montgomery Miller and the late Bonnie Summa Miller. He is preceded in death by his wife, Connie Risner Miller. 
Kellie Lee was elected as Magistrate of District 3 in Magoffin County, Kentucky for three terms. He also served three terms as a school board member for Magoffin County Schools, where he served as chairman for a time. 

Born: Thursday, 6/12/1941
Deceased: Sunday, 8/20/2017

Odis Gene Bach age 64 of East Maple Street, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born June 26, 1953 in Leslie, Michigan to Gene Back and the late Anna Mae Taulbee Back. 

Born: Friday, 6/26/1953
Deceased: Friday, 8/18/2017

Mark W. Gipson age 65 of West Liberty, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born January 12, 1952 in Hillsborough, Ohio to the late Walter Eugene and Julie Mae Conley Gipson. He was the husband of Anna Faye Fletcher Gipson, who survives.

Born: Saturday, 1/12/1952
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/16/2017

Betty Rudd Marshall age 69 of Royalton Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She was born October 27, 1947 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Mearl and Dixie Bailey Rudd. She was the wife of Gary Marshall, who survives.
Survivors also include one son, Chad (Angela) Marshall of Salyersville, Kentucky, two brothers, Billy Rudd of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Jerry Rudd of Puncheon, Kentucky, and one grandson, Dylan Marshall.

Born: Monday, 10/27/1947
Deceased: Tuesday, 8/15/2017

David Wayne Arnett age 50 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born January 17, 1967 in Swampton, Kentucky to the late Harold and Rena Jane Arnett. Survivors include one sister, Haroletta (Danny) Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, one nephew, Tommy Scott Campbell, and one niece, Amanda Jane Howard. In addition to his parents, David is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Dona and Clora Salyer Arnett, and his maternal grandparents, Galen and Betty Allen Arnett.

Born: Tuesday, 1/17/1967
Deceased: Thursday, 8/10/2017

Katherine Conley Barnett age 94 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Hazard, Kentucky. She was born February 20, 1923 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late James "Jim" and Fronie Blanton Conley. She was the wife of John Jr. Barnett, who preceded her in death.

Born: Tuesday, 2/20/1923
Deceased: Thursday, 8/10/2017

Lee "Cannonball" Montgomery age 68 of Scaffold Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home. He was born October 12, 1948 on Coon Creek in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Ted and Mellie Montgomery. He was the husband of Janet Blair Montgomery, who survives.

Born: Tuesday, 10/12/1948
Deceased: Thursday, 8/10/2017

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