Obituaries

Alma Castle Jenkins age 85 of Salyersville wife of the late Lloyd Jenkins passed away on Friday March 9, 2018 at the Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia.  Born September 15, 1932 she was a daughter of the late Rev. James C. and Amanda Caudill Castle. A member of the Bloomington United Baptist Church she was also a former Sewing Factory employee.  

Born: Thursday, 9/15/1932
Deceased: Saturday, 3/10/2018

Lorene Tackett Cheek, age 75, a resident of Mash Fork in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at her home.
Lorene was born May 8, 1935 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Grimsy and Gladys Hunley Tackett. Husband, Winford Cheek, Sons, Keith Cheek, Ricky Cheek, and brother, Troy Tackett preceded her in death.
Lorene was employed as a cook for the Magoffin County School System and as a seamstress. However, it was common to find her completing any work at home, on the farm, or at one of the kid’s homes helping out.

Born: Wednesday, 5/08/1935
Deceased: Thursday, 3/08/2018

Daniel Douglas Arnett age 65 of Printer, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at his home.

Born: Wednesday, 2/11/1953
Deceased: Thursday, 3/08/2018

Norman "Crow" Fletcher, age 75, a resident of Sand Bottom Road in Royalton, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at his home.
"Crow" was born February 17, 1949 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Robert and Dorothy Salyers Fletcher. Son, Scottie DeHaven, daughter, Bonnie Risner, great granddaughter, Madison Allen, brothers Dallas, Jimmy, Buford Fletcher, and sisters, Ruby May, Elsie Arnett, Teresa Whitaker, Barb Smith, Ethel Lawrence, Beverly Ann Fletcher preceded him in death.

Born: Thursday, 2/17/1949
Deceased: Thursday, 3/08/2018

Billy Ray Wagers Jr., age 39, a resident of South Hill Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Salyersville, Kentucky after complications of a motor vehicle accident.
Billy Ray Jr. was born June 21, 1978 in Ann Arbor, Michigan the son of Phyllis Hopkins Tolsen and the late Billy Wagers Sr. Brother, Samuel Tolson, and sister, Amanda Tolsen, also preceded him in death.
Joseph Appliances in Royalton, Kentucky as a clerk and mechanic employed Billy Ray Jr.

Born: Wednesday, 6/21/1978
Deceased: Thursday, 3/08/2018

David Wireman age 56 of Howard's Branch, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at his home. He was born June 23, 1961 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dave Junior and Maggie Nelson Wireman. He was the husband of Sybul Wireman, who survives. 

Born: Friday, 6/23/1961
Deceased: Tuesday, 3/06/2018

Johnny Allen Barnes age 52 of Mize, Kentucky passed away Monday, March 5, 2018 at his home. He was born June 14, 1965 in Powell County, Kentucky to Harold Martin and the late Carolyn Barnes. He was the husband of Grindl Fletcher Barnes, who survives.

Born: Monday, 6/14/1965
Deceased: Monday, 3/05/2018

Toy Blair age 66 of Upper Twin Branch, Denver, KY passed away March 3, 2018 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born October 23, 1951 to the late Hansel Blair and Mary Louise Blair. Toy gave his life to God February 21, 2018 and was baptized February 22, 2018. He graduated from Johnson Central High School in 1969. Toy loved politics and was Johnson County Jailer for 8 years.

Born: Tuesday, 10/23/1951
Deceased: Saturday, 3/03/2018

Jerry Jenkins age 69 of Improvement Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born February 13, 1949 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Lloyd Jenkins and Alma Castle Jenkins, who survives. 

Born: Sunday, 2/13/1949
Deceased: Monday, 2/26/2018

Windle Prater age 79 of Kelly Branch, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born June 12, 1938 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Charlie and Roxie Allen Prater. He was the husband of Brenda Sue Howes Prater, who preceded him in death.

Born: Sunday, 6/12/1938
Deceased: Monday, 2/26/2018

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