D.H. Howard, 85, passed away on Sunday, June 2nd, at Central Baptist Hospital. He was born January 15, 1928 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Kinner and Maude Allen Howard. He served in World War II in the 583rd Engineering Construction group and was stationed in Sendai, Japan. After serving his country, D.H. returned home and enrolled in Morehead State College under the G.I. Bill. There he met the love of his life and wife of 62 years, Irene Stamper. He graduated in 1950 with a BS in Mathematics. Upon graduation, D.H.
Jane Conley, 91, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Golden Living Center, Mishawaka. Mrs. Conley was born on August 12, 1921 in Salyersville, KY to the late Adam and Rosa (Allen) Miller. She moved from Kentucky to our local area in 1940. On May 25, 1940 in Knox, IN, she married Floyd Conley who preceded her in death on March 2, 1975. Three sisters, Frances VanDeVoorde, Madeline Personette, and Meda Owens, and her son-in-law, Charles Thomas, also preceded her in death.
Mayo Whitt Poe, age 87, a resident of Rockhouse Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Poe was born December 25, 1925 in Salyersville, Kentucky the dau-ghter of the late Malcolm and Della Lewis Whitt. Also, preceding her in death is husband, Nelson “Bub” Poe, and sons, Ricky Nelson Poe and Roger Neal Poe.
Mrs. Poe was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Oliver P. Conley, age 87 of Oil Springs, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 31, 2013 at his home. He was born January 26, 1926 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Tom and Flora Borders Conley.
Oliver is survived by his wife, Geraldine Adams Conley.
Stella Dilts age 65 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Facility in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born April 21, 1948 in Winamac, IN to the late Joseph Scott and Florence Tominson Martindale.
Annoffie is sadly missed by her children and their families: Angella, grandson-Brenden; Elizabeth, grandson-Brandon (& Mandy), granddaughter-Katelynd; Edwina, (Ezra), granddaughter-Lynsiann, 2 great-granddaughters-Cheyann & Rhylee; granddaughter-Kasandra; Robert (& Mandy), grandsons-Michael and Nicholas, granddaughter-Ashley; and Betty, grandson-Austen.
Winston Jones Arnett, age 66, a resident of Owensville, Kentucky, formally of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky.
Mrs. Arnett was born January 23, 1947 in Bethel, Kentucky the daughter of the late Jesse and Stella Carter Jones. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Bobby Earl Arnett, and brother, Vern Jones.
Mrs. Arnett was a homemaker and vital member to her family and friends.
Berchlene Allen Burton Age 76 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Greg and Norene wells Hospice Center in Hazard, Kentucky. Burchlene was born February 25, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Waldon Dona and Gladys Holbrook Allen.
Drexel Salyers II age 40 of Clearfield, Kentucky formerly of Salyersville, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born April 24, 1973 in Clark County to Drexel and Velda Gross Salyers who survive.
Also surviving is his wife, Heather Helton Salyers, two sons, Joshua Salyers and Tony Salyers, one daughter, Katlyn Salyers, two brothers, Troy Brake of Wellington, Ky, and Coby Neil Helton of Paintsville, Ky, and two sisters, Stephanie Shocky of Morehead, Ky, and Aimee Sally of Wellington, Ky.
Gracie Preston Montgomery, age 88, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Montgomery was born November 22, 1924 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Milliard and Pearl Caudill Preston. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, TE Montgomery, a daughter, Carol Faye Montgomery, and brother, Billy Ray Preston.