Obituaries

Harold Francis Allen age 81 of Cow Creek, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at his home. He was born December 14, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dudley and Ella Burton Allen. He was the husband of Jerri Allen, who survives. 
Survivors also include four daughters, Faith Shanks and Charity Cook both of Ohio, and Amber Patrick and Emily Sturgill both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Ray Allen of Ohio, and eleven grandchildren.

Born: Monday, 12/14/1936
Deceased: Wednesday, 3/14/2018

Dovie Lou Maggard Butcher age 92 of Falcon Road, Salyersville, passed away on Sunday morning March 11, 2018 at her home.  She was born July 7, 1925 in Pike County, Kentucky to the late Saul and Mary Elizabeth Belcher Maggard. She was the wife of Drexel Butcher, who preceded her in death.

Born: Tuesday, 7/07/1925
Deceased: Sunday, 3/11/2018

Ethel Mae Brown Allen age 75 of Long Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018 at her home. She was born November 6, 1942 in Salt Lick, Kentucky to the late George and Bertha Harmon Brown. She was the wife of Irvin Allen, Jr., who survives. 
Survivors also include two daughters, Linda Sue Brown and Brenda Kay Howard both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Sammy Brown of Warsaw, Indiana, one sister, Myrtle Mullins of Syracuse, Indiana, eight grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren. 

Born: Friday, 11/06/1942
Deceased: Sunday, 3/11/2018

Judge Williams age 96 of Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018 at his home. Born November 9, 1921 he was a son of the late Raleigh Williams and the late Ann Gamble. He was the husband of Hortense Howard Williams, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 11/09/1921
Deceased: Saturday, 3/10/2018

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

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