Obituaries

Dwayne O'Brian Risner, infant of Jason Brian and Shawna May Webster Risner, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2017 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Dwayne was born April 2, 2017 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Maternal Grandmother, Teresa Webster, precedes him in death.

Born: Sunday, 4/02/2017
Deceased: Monday, 4/03/2017

Famous Jean Mann, 88 of Oak Ridge, TN. passed away April 1, 2017 at Asbury Place in Maryville, TN.
Famous Reed was born in Stella, Kentucky on January 28, 1929 to Loy Herod Reed and Peggy Minix Reed.  She was the youngest girl with older sisters Beulah, Gladys, Edith, Rose, Maude and Beatrice, an older brother Jim and a younger brother who is still living, Bill Reed of Hamler Ohio.  She was known as Jean to family and friends and rarely used the unique first name of Famous. 

Born: Monday, 1/28/1929
Deceased: Saturday, 4/01/2017

Joe Wendell Minix age 73 of Burleson, Texas formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington, Texas. He was born April 20, 1943 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Noah and Ressie Howard Minix. He is survived by his wife, Vickie Lynn Anderson Minix.
Survivors also include one son, James Wendell Minix of Morrison, Tennessee, and one sister, Alice Armine Keeton of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. 

Born: Tuesday, 4/20/1943
Deceased: Friday, 3/31/2017

Marie Robbins age 67 of Limestone Branch, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 31, 2017 at the Mountain Manor Nursing Facility in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born April 10, 1949 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late Junior and Annie Gamble Robbins.

Born: Sunday, 4/10/1949
Deceased: Friday, 3/31/2017

Hetsel Brandon Minix age 38 of Bee Tree Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at his home. He was born June 1, 1978 in Morehead, Kentucky to Hetsel Minix and Bessie Howard Minix Dyer, who survives. 
Survivors also include his stepfather, Jonathan Edwin Dyer, one sister, Melanie Amber (Jason Bill) McCarty of Salyersville, Kentucky, one niece, Jaylen Brianne McCarty, one nephew, Ian Joe McCarty, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. 

Born: Thursday, 6/01/1978
Deceased: Wednesday, 3/29/2017

Carolyn Sue Carpenter Cravens, 81, of Lexington died peacefully Monday, March 27, 2017 at Baptist Health Hospital. She was born on November 29, 1935 in Salyersville, Kentucky to Luther Green Carpenter and Virginia Howard Carpenter. She was educated at the Margaret Hall School for Girls in Versailles, Kentucky and Fairfax Hall in Waynesboro, Virginia. Carolyn was an excellent homemaker and a skilled secretary. She served on the Board of Directors for the Salyersville National Bank and remained committed to her native Magoffin County throughout her life.

Born: Friday, 11/29/1935
Deceased: Monday, 3/27/2017

James William Porter age 76 of Half Mountain Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born November 28, 1940 in Duco, Kentucky to the late William and Omega Joseph Porter. 

Born: Thursday, 11/28/1940
Deceased: Monday, 3/27/2017

Eva Lee Bailey Moore, age 59, a resident of Royalton, Kentucky, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky after a long illness.
Eva Lee was born January 17, 1958 in Salyersville, Kentucky, she is the daughter of the late Benny and Pearlie Conley Bailey. In addition to her parents, husband Burchell Moore, son Larry Moore, preceded her in death.
Eva Lee was a homemaker until her passing.  She was an active member of the Salyersville Pentecostal Church in Salyersville, Kentucky.  

Born: Friday, 1/17/1958
Deceased: Monday, 3/27/2017

Harold Robert Hamilton, age 91, a resident of Hamilton Drive in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Harold was born June 14, 1925 in Finleyville, Pennsylvania, he is the son of the late Howard and Mary Perry Hamilton. In addition to his parents, first wife, Evelyn Blanche Yates Hamilton, son, William "Bill" Hamilton, sister, Evelyn Sellman, preceded him in death.

Born: Sunday, 6/14/1925
Deceased: Thursday, 3/23/2017

Carolyn Sue Shepherd Rose age 35 of Hazard, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born March 10, 1982 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Pastor Robert Shepherd and the late Margaret Bailey Shepherd. 
Survivors also include her husband, Ronnie Rose, one daughter, Gabriel Fletcher of Hazard, Kentucky, one sister, Mary (Michael) Rose of Salyersville, Kentucky, four nieces, Samantha Rose, Meranda Rose, Rebecca Rose, and Sofia Risner, and one nephew, Michael Rose.

Born: Wednesday, 3/10/1982
Deceased: Tuesday, 3/21/2017

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