Obituaries

Sam Williams age 89 of Combs Branch Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at his home. He was born June 1, 1928 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Rollie and Ann Gamble Williams. He was the husband of Marie Jean Howard Williams, who survives.

Born: Friday, 6/01/1928
Deceased: Friday, 1/12/2018

Frank Shell, Jr. age 70 of Southeast Licking River Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born January 18, 1947 in Sweet Water, Florida to the late Frank and Audrey Emogene Perry Shell. He was the husband of Minerva Jean Howard Shell, who survives.

Born: Saturday, 1/18/1947
Deceased: Friday, 1/12/2018

Alma Perkins Caldwell, age 77, a resident of Rockhouse Creek Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at her home.
Alma was born November 19, 1940 in White Oak, Kentucky the daughter of Charlie and Roxie Lykins Perkins. Also, preceding her in death is brothers, Johnnie Perkins, Sammy Perkins, Carl Perkins, Berlin Perkins, Burtis Perkins, and sisters, Margie Blair, Maddie Isaac, Laura Perkins.
Alma was a homemaker and devoted member to her family. She loved spending time with them every opportunity they got.

Born: Tuesday, 11/19/1940
Deceased: Wednesday, 1/10/2018

Jason Channing Tackett, age 26 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away early Sunday morning January 7, 2018 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Ky.  He was born September 18, 1991 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Ricky Jason and Elizabeth Minix Tackett, who survive. 
Survivors also include his fiancé, Natalie Jenkins of Salyersville, Kentucky, his paternal grandparents, CJ and Diane Tackett, maternal grandfather, Harold Minix, one uncle, David Minix, and several great aunts and great uncles. 

Born: Wednesday, 9/18/1991
Deceased: Sunday, 1/07/2018

Billie Jo Brown Watson, age 72, a resident of Lick Creek Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Kings Daughter Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.
Billie Jo was born September 15, 1945 in White Oak, Kentucky the daughter of Saul and Irene Isaac Brown. Also, preceding her in death is son, Darren L. Gullett, and three brothers, J.B. Brown, Lowell Dean Brown and A.D. Brown.

Born: Saturday, 9/15/1945
Deceased: Sunday, 1/07/2018

Mary Sue (Arnett) Patrick passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2018 at the age of 91. She lead a life fully dedicated to her family, church family and her community. She was born on February 23, 1926 in Salyersville, KY.  The daughter of Vance and Cynthia (Salyer) Arnett. She was the 7th out of 9 children.

Born: Tuesday, 2/23/1926
Deceased: Sunday, 1/07/2018

Clayton Roark age 91 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born September 9, 1926 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dennie and Jane Alsept Roark. 
Survivors include one nephew, Jerry Roark of Salyersville, Kentucky, and one niece, Patty Rose of Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, and several other nephews and nieces. 

Born: Thursday, 9/09/1926
Deceased: Saturday, 1/06/2018

Shirley Lyon, age 82, a resident of Grape Creek in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.  
Shirley was born December 29, 1935 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of James Sr. and Cindie Helton Lyon.  Brothers, Harry Lyon and Stephen Lyon also preceded in death.
Shirley was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family.

Born: Sunday, 12/29/1935
Deceased: Friday, 1/05/2018

Frank Johnson, age 76, a resident of East Mountain Parkway in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 at Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Frank was born February 23, 1941 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late John Morgan and Ida Shepherd Johnson. Brothers, Sam Johnson and Jimmy Johnson also preceded in death.
Frank was a member of Holiness House of Prayer in Salyersville, Kentucky. He enjoyed church related functions and fellowshipping with family and friends.

Born: Sunday, 2/23/1941
Deceased: Monday, 1/01/2018

Mary Lee Gipson Howard age 66 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born June 9, 1951 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Evert Clay and Margie Cole Gipson. 

Born: Saturday, 6/09/1951
Deceased: Sunday, 12/31/2017

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