Obituaries

 
Lavenna Maureen Williams, 87, a resident of 800 Laura Drive, Marion, OH passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 7:08 PM in the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH.

Born: Monday, 8/28/1922
Deceased: Thursday, 9/03/2009

 
Ada K. Dolan (Katie Prater), age 85, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away September 2, 2009 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center.
Katie was born September 1, 1924 in Magoffin County, KY, the daughter of the late Clay Prater and Goldie Holbrook Prater.
Survivors include one brother, H.C. Prater of Salyersville, KY; four sisters, Mary Emma Connelley (Sittie), Joann Hayden, Gloria (Jerry) Conley, all of Salyersville, KY and Dora (Bill) Caudill of Gallipolis, OH; several nieces and nephews.

Born: Monday, 9/01/1924
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/02/2009

 
 
Hermalee Howard Lemaster, age 63, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away September 1, 2009 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Hermalee was born June 11, 1946 in Magoffin County, KY, the daughter of the late Alfred Howard and Eliza Adkins Howard.

Born: Tuesday, 6/11/1946
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/01/2009

 
Henry Johnson JR, age 74, a resident of Prestonsburg, KY passed away August 31, 2009 at the Life Care Center in Rochester, IN.
Henry was born February 19, 1935 in Floyd County, KY, the son of the late Henry Johnson and Pearl Carson Johnson.

Born: Tuesday, 2/19/1935
Deceased: Monday, 8/31/2009

 
Laura Miller Rife, age 45, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away August 29, 2009 at her residence.
Laura was born January 25, 1964 in Powell County, KY, the daughter of the late Nick Miller, JR and Francis June Strange.
Survivors include her husband, Sammy Rife; one son, Joshua Eli Rife of Salyersville, KY; one daughter, Katlyn Brianna Rife of Salyersville, KY; two brothers, Jerry Pete Miller and Nickie Allen Miller, both of Powell County, KY.
Laura was preceded in death by her father, Nick Miller, JR.

Born: Monday, 1/25/1965
Deceased: Saturday, 8/29/2009

 
Vivian Dingus Purcell, age 89, a resident of Johnson Fork in Salyersville, KY passed away August 28, 2009 at the Saint Claire Medical Center in Morehead, KY.
Vivian was born March 11, 1920 in Lykins KY, the daughter of the late Frank and June Adkins Dingus.
Survivors include one son, Pat (Linda) Purcell of Salyersville, KY; two daughters, Elaine Heron of Frankfort, KY and Lois Ann McMillan of Lafayette, IN; three sisters, Zelma Purcell, Sandra Reed, both of Salyersville, KY and Connie Gibson of West Liberty, KY; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren.

Born: Thursday, 3/11/1920
Deceased: Friday, 8/28/2009

 

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Deceased: Monday, 8/24/2009

 
Myrtle Salyer Howard, age 80, a resident of Mill Branch Road in Salyersville, KY, passed away August 23, 2009 at the Saint Joseph Medical Center in Lexington.
Myrtle was born June 8, 1929 in Oakley, KY, the daughter of the late Lee and Amanda Minix Salyer Holbrook.

Born: Saturday, 6/08/1929
Deceased: Sunday, 8/23/2009

 
Nora Mae Kelso Ward, age 90, a resident of Salyersville, KY, passed away August 21, 2009 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center.
Nora Mae was born January 12, 1919 in Texas, the son of the late John Kelso and Hattie Hensley Kelso.
Survivors include four sons, Joe Ward, Jerry Ward, Gary Ward and Mike Ward, all of Salyersville, KY; three daughters, Beulah Lyons of Louisa, KY, Sylvia Lyons and Joyce Lemaster, both of Salyersville, KY; one brother, William Pennington of Ashland, KY; twenty-six grandchildren and fourty-two great grandchildren.

Born: Wednesday, 1/01/1919
Deceased: Friday, 8/21/2009

 
Phyliss Ann Tackett Brannon, age 68, a resident of Kentwood, MI, Formally of Magoffin County, KY passed away August 21, 2009 in Michigan.
Phyliss was born March 31, 1941 in Magoffin County, KY, the daughter of the late James Henry Tackett and Geneva Howard Crace.

Born: Monday, 3/31/1941
Deceased: Friday, 8/21/2009

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