Obituaries

Alice Allen, age 63, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 13, 2011 at her
residence.
Alice was born November 14, 1947 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Rosetta Allen.
Survivors include two Special cousins; Kathy Sue Allen and Debbie Joseph and several friends and
relatives.

Born: Friday, 11/14/1947
Deceased: Friday, 5/13/2011

Benjamin Johnson Jr., age 76 of East Mountain Parkway, Salyersville, KY, passed away Tuesday May 10, 2011 at his residence. He was born march 7, 1935 to the Late Ben and Goldie Maynard Johnson in Abington, Virginia.

Born: Thursday, 3/07/1935
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/10/2011

Maggie Ann Craft Cole, age 49 of Salyersville, Ky., passed away Monday, May 9, 2011 at Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. Maggie was born on June 4, 1962 to the Late Grover and Maxine Gipson Craft in Lima, Ohio. Survivors include one son: Austin Cole of Salyersville, Ky.; one daughter: Tamera Cole Fletcher of Salyersville, Ky.; three brothers: Alvin Craft, Claude Craft and Jimmy Ray Craft all of Salyersville, Ky.; and five sisters: Rella Barnett, Janet Rife, Pansy Howard, Frances Ann Howard all of Salyersville, Ky and Ellen Green of Flemingsburg, Ky.

Born: Monday, 6/04/1962
Deceased: Monday, 5/09/2011

Jerry Lee Rowe, Jr. age 26 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away in Magoffin County, Kentucky. Jerry was born August 19, 2011 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the son of Jerry Rowe and Debbie Bailey.
Survivors include his parents, his step mother, Connie Rowe, his son, Evan Tyler Rowe of Beattyville, Kentucky; one brother, Colton James Rowe of Royalton, Kentucky; one sister, Misty Joseph of Royalton, Kentucky; two step brothers, Eric Nevil of Salyersville, Kentucky and Tommy Nevil of Ohio; and two step sisters, Tasha Nickels and Stacy Nickels, both of Royalton, Kentucky.

Born: Sunday, 8/19/1984
Deceased: Monday, 5/09/2011

Luther Wireman age 66 of Gunlock, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born June 15, 1944 at Arthur Mable, Kentucky to the late Tonie and Stella Hale Wireman.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy Shepherd Wireman; two sons: Douglas Wireman of Blue River, Kentucky and Bradley Wireman of Gunlock, Kentucky; one brother: Vellis Wireman of Gunlock, Kentucky; and two sisters: Irene Borders of Marion, Ohio and Ruby Ann Bailey of Hueysville, Kentucky.

Born: Thursday, 6/15/1944
Deceased: Sunday, 5/08/2011

Carl Dyer Jr., age 84 a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 6, 2011 at his home.  Mr. Dyer was born March 27, 1927 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Wick Kendall and Mary Virginia Burton Dyer.  Also preceding him in death are brothers:  Thurman, Cecil, Roland, Golden, Paul, Hearl and Beverage Dyer and sisters:  Ruby Dyer and Bessie Courtney.  Mr. Dyer was employed as a carpenter until his retirement.  He served his country in the US Army in the Korean War until he was honorable discharged.  Mr.

Born: Thursday, 3/17/1927
Deceased: Friday, 5/06/2011

Luva Preston Connelley, age 86, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.  Mrs. Connelley was born May 13, 1924 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late William Curtis and Millie Jane Helton Preston.  Also, preceding her in death is one step-son, Lionel Ray Connelley; sister:   Anne Elizabeth Kelly; brothers:  John Redman, Henry Ford, Ralph Carter and William Roger Preston and one step grandchild:  Scott Connelley.  Mrs.

Born: Tuesday, 5/13/1924
Deceased: Thursday, 5/05/2011

Geraldine Wireman Leslie age 72 of Gallipolis, Ohio formally of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born February 11, 1939 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Kindle and Polly Allen Wireman.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Leslie.

Born: Friday, 2/11/2011
Deceased: Wednesday, 5/04/2011

Paul Hensley age 88 of Coon Creek Road, Salyersville, passed away on Wednesday evening May 4, 2011 at the Veterans Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Paul was born April 27, 1923 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Clarence and Mae Lyon Hensley.

Born: Friday, 4/27/1923
Deceased: Wednesday, 5/04/2011

Garland Lovely, age 60, a resident of Royalton, KY passed away Monday, May 2, 2011 at his home.  Mr. Lovely was born March 16, 1951 in Paintsville, Kentucky, the son of the late Ossie and Hortense Jackson Lovely.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Ann Minix Lovely, one sister:  Lela Mae Lovely; and two brothers:  Rex Lovely and Mitchell Lovely.  Mr.

Born: Friday, 3/16/1951
Deceased: Monday, 5/02/2011

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