Obituaries

 
 
Anthony Collins, age 54, a resident of Owen County, KY transcended this earthly plain on October 12, 2009 at St. Luke’s East Hospital, Fort Thomas, KY after an extended illness.
Anthony was born August 16, 1955, the son of the late David Collins and Della Mae Collins.
Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Alberta Faye “Ellis” Collins; one son, Tony Ray Collins & his wife, Felicia; Mother-in-law, Pauline Ellis & brother-in-law, Gary Ellis.

Born: Tuesday, 8/16/1955
Deceased: Thursday, 10/22/2009

 
Kenneth Wayne Lawson, Jr., 38, passed away suddenly on Monday, October 19, 2009 in Winchester, Kentucky.
Kenneth was born on November 22, 1970 in Richmond and was the son of Kenneth Sr. and Brenda Penix Lawson. He was a construction worker. Kenneth enjoyed NASCAR Racing, U.K. Wildcat Basketball, and other outdoor activities, including fishing and trailriding.

Born: Sunday, 11/22/1970
Deceased: Monday, 10/19/2009

 
Reva Jean Meade Helton, age 80, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away October 18, 2009 at her home.
Reva was born September 1, 1929 in Givens, OH, the daughter of the late Lee Meade and Julia Nickell Meade.
Survivors include two sons, Darrell Lee (Rosemary) Helton and Chris (Nora) Helton, both of Salyersville, KY; three daughters, Janet Gail (Talmadge) Mann, Linda (Lewis) Mann and Tammy Jo (Bill) Harper, all of Salyersville, KY; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Bob Helton preceded Reva in death.

Born: Tuesday, 10/01/1929
Deceased: Sunday, 10/18/2009

 
Lucinda “Lucy” Montgomery, age 97, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away October 16, 2009 at her home.
Lucinda was born May 20, 1912 in Whitesburg, KY, the daughter of the late N.P. and Edda Collins Banks.
Survivors include two daughters, Marietta (Charles) Stephens and Ruth Evlynn Fletcher, both of Salyersville, KY; two sisters, Elsie Boggs of Whitesburg, KY and Rillavae Risner of Salyersville, KY; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren.

Born: Monday, 5/20/1912
Deceased: Friday, 10/16/2009

 
Roscoe Stephens, age 84, a resident of Gunlock, KY passed away October 15, 2009 at his home.
Roscoe was born January 13, 1925 at Fredsville, Ky, the son of the late Edgar Stephens and Lillie Allen Stephens.

Born: Tuesday, 1/13/1925
Deceased: Thursday, 10/15/2009

 
Ophia Johnson-Back, age 98, a resident of Bethel, Ohio passed away October 14, 2009 at her residence.
Ophia was born in Magoffin County, Salyersville on Middle Fork, the daughter of Howard Johnson and Eunice Salley-Johnson. A granddaughter of Alec and Sarah Cantrell-Johnson also Nathan Salley and Martha Patrick.
Ophia was preceded in death by her husband, Richmond Back, they are survived by daughter, Linda Back of Bethel, OH and many nieces and nephews as well as many friends and neighbors.

Born: Tuesday, 3/07/1911
Deceased: Wednesday, 10/14/2009

 
Lawson Patrick, age 51, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away October 13, 2009 at his residence.
Lawson was born April 27, 1958 in Magoffin Co. KY, the son of the late Roy Patrick and Pauline Risner Patrick.
Survivors include four brothers, Larry Patrick, Lonnie Patrick, Lewis Patrick and Louie Patrick, all of Salyersville, KY.
In addition to his parents, one brother, Lawton Patrick preceded Lawson in death.

Born: Sunday, 4/27/1958
Deceased: Tuesday, 10/13/2009

 
Normal Lee Montgomery, age 74, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away October 12, 2009 at his residence.
Normal Lee was born November 2, 1934 in Magoffin Co. KY, the son of the late Sherman Montgomery and Callie Jenkins Montgomery.
Survivors include his wife, Ada Grey Adkins Montgomery; two sons, Jimmy (Sheila) Montgomery and Bobby (Charlotte) Montgomery, both of Salyersville, KY; three daughters, Della Minix, Tammy (Charles) Wright and Valerie Montgomery, all of Salyersville, KY; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 11/02/1934
Deceased: Monday, 10/12/2009

 
Normal Lee Montgomery, 74, of Salyersville, Ky. was born on November 2, 1934 and departed this life on October 12, 2009 at his residence.
Normal Lee was born on Rockhouse Fork to Sherman and Callie Jenkins Montgomery, both who preceded him in death.
On July 18, 1956, Normal Lee was united in marriage to Ada Grey Adkins and to this union five children were born. They are: Jimmy Montgomery, Della Minix, Tammy Wright, Valerie Montgomery, and Bobby Montgomery, all of Salyersville, Ky.

Born: Friday, 11/02/1934
Deceased: Monday, 10/12/2009

 
Beatrice “Bea” Gullett, age 84, a resident of Salyersville, KY passed away October 11, 2009 at the Salyersville Health Care Center.
Beatrice was born August 20, 1925 in Salyersville, KY, the daughter of the late Tone Bailey and Della Mann.
Survivors include one daughter, Claudetta Gullett of Salyersville, KY; one son, Ronnie Gullett of Salyersville, KY; three sisters, Ada Bailey, Alma Arnett and Tracy Harvey, all of Salyersville, KY; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren.

Born: Thursday, 8/20/1925
Deceased: Sunday, 10/11/2009

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