Mattie Montgomery Fields age 78 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at her home. She was born July 1, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Leck and Ethel Back Montgomery. Survivors include one son Alvie Eugene Vore of Corydon, Indiana, three daughters; Stella Kauffmann and Tammy Pope both of Webster, Kentucky and Cammie Mitchell of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, three sisters; Lucy Arnett and Louise Patrick both of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Peggy Gullett of Louisville, Kentucky, twenty-two grandchildren and thirty-four great grandchildren.

Born: Wednesday, 7/01/1936
Deceased: Saturday, 8/09/2014

Tex Helton age 58 of Keeton Farm Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at his home. He was born October 15, 1955 in Magoffin County Kentucky to the late Rex and Virginia Lemaster Helton Prater. He is the husband of Donna Howard Helton who survives. Also surviving are two daughters; Olivia Maynard and Valerie Gomez both of Lexington, Kentucky, one sister Bessie Mae Risner of Salyersville, Kentucky and two grandchildren; Aiden Alexander Castaneda and Ethan Grey Castaneda.

Born: Saturday, 10/15/1955
Deceased: Saturday, 8/09/2014

Denzil Ray Watkins of Coldwater, MI. Born November 1, 1952, died August 1, 2014. Survived by: daughter Crystal Watkins, Pleasant Lake, MI; sons Danny Watkins, Pleasant Lake, MI; and Jonathan Watkins, Coldwater, MI. Brothers: Ernest Watkins, Ezel, KY; James Watkins, Prestonsburg, KY; Charles Watkins, Comfort, TX; Rodney Watkins, West Liberty, KY; and Chester Watkins, Coldwater, MI. Sisters: Della Warbington, Nevada; Joann McCarley, Pipes Creek, TX; Phyllis Hackworth, Salyersville, KY; Sandra Hackworth, Prestonsburg, KY; and Norma Green, Leslie, MI. 

Born: Saturday, 11/01/1952
Deceased: Friday, 8/01/2014

Willard Howard, of Stockbridge, 
Michigan, age 71, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home.

Born: Friday, 10/02/1942
Deceased: Tuesday, 7/29/2014

Jerry Scott Minix age 40 of Royalton Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his home. He was born December 23, 1973 in Floyd County, Kentucky to John Minix and the late Phyllis Jo Arnett Minix. Survivors include two sons, Jackson Price and Ethan Clyde Holbrook; two brothers, Stevie Joe Minix, and Johnny Neil Minix both of Salyersville, Kentucky; three sisters Teresa Faye Bailey, Tamela Kay Connelley, and Terrie Sue Fletcher all of Salyersville, Kentucky; and a very good friend Andrew Nickels.

Born: Sunday, 12/23/1973
Deceased: Sunday, 7/27/2014

Danika Salyer age 7 of Half Mountain Road in Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was born May 8, 2007 in Floyd County, Kentucky to Ricky and Lisa Mullins Salyer who survive. Also surviving are two brothers; Donovan Kyle Salyer and Delano Kaiden Salyer both of Salyersville, Kentucky, her maternal grandmother; Sherry Mullins of Salyersville, Kentucky, and her paternal grandparents; Joe and Geraldine Salyer of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Tuesday, 5/08/2007
Deceased: Friday, 7/25/2014

Paul Eugene Lumpkins age 87 of Delphos, Ohio formerly of Pike County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Saint Mary’s Hospital in Saint Mary’s, Ohio. He was born June 7, 1927 in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Charlie and Bertha Hutchinson Lumpkins. Survivors include two sons Harold (Rhonda) Lumpkins of Landeck, Ohio, and Joe Lumpkins of Landeck, Ohio, one daughter Pauline (Rocky) Shaffer of Saint Mary’s, Ohio, sixteen grandchildren, twenty three great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Born: Tuesday, 6/07/1927
Deceased: Tuesday, 7/22/2014

Clarence Williams age 75 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home. He was born January 22, 1939 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Beverly and Cassie Risner Williams.

Born: Sunday, 1/22/1939
Deceased: Tuesday, 7/22/2014

Goble Howard age 88 of Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at his home. He was born June 27, 1926 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dewey and Bertha Howard. He is preceded in death by his wife Peachie Howard. He is survived by one brother, Guster “Jim Crow” Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky.
Besides his wife and parents Goble is preceded in death by one brother Mitchell Howard, and one sister Nellie Ward.

Born: Sunday, 6/27/1926
Deceased: Thursday, 7/17/2014

Dorothy Justice Whitt, age 84, of Jim Arnett Branch, Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday July 15, 2014.   She was born April 11, 1930 to the late Leo Frank and Mary Elizabeth Crum Justice.  Dorothy was a member of the Paintsville Nazarene Church.  In addition to her parents Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband Troy Whitt.

Born: Friday, 4/11/1930
Deceased: Tuesday, 7/15/2014