Obituaries

FRANKLIN FURNACE-Edison “Ed” Howard, 63, of Franklin Furnace passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Community Hospice in Ashland, KY. Ed was born September 3, 1954 in Salyersville, KY to Estill Howard, Jr. and Etha Lykins Howard. Ed was a high school graduate and worked out of Union Local 577 Plumbers & Pipefitters. He attended Frederick Free Will Baptist Church.

Born: Friday, 9/03/1954
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/13/2018

Dorothy Williams Patrick age 80 of East Mountain Parkway, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born October 3, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Homer and Eva Risner Williams. She was the wife of Marvin Patrick, who preceded her in death.

Born: Sunday, 10/03/1937
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/13/2018

Johnnie Lee Kennedy, Jr. age 38 of Rockhouse Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born September 1, 1979 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Johnnie Kennedy, Sr. and Janet Sanders Kennedy, who survives. He was the husband of Brandi Yates Kennedy, who also survives.

Born: Saturday, 9/01/1979
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/13/2018

Leonard Rowe age 59 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at his home. He was born December 24, 1958 in Oakley, Kentucky to the late Harry Rowe and Sarah Mae Davis Rowe, who survives. 
Survivors also include three brothers, Alonzo Rowe, Larry Rowe, and Hager Rowe all of Salyersville, Kentucky, and two sisters, Cathy Rowe and Ora Lea Fletcher both of Salyersville, Kentucky. 
Funeral services were conducted at 2 pm Friday, June 15, 2018 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Warnie Bailey Cemetery at Bee Tree, Kentucky. 

Born: Wednesday, 12/24/1958
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/13/2018

Harold Nickles age 82 of Prestonsburg, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at his home. He was born September 7, 1935 in Stark, Kentucky to the late Pastor Atlee and Maxine Harris Nickles. He was the husband of Devonia Stricklin Nickles, who survives.

Born: Saturday, 9/07/1935
Deceased: Tuesday, 6/12/2018

Benjamin Eric "Benji" Gibson age 40 of Bloomington Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky.  He was born January 30, 1978 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late Kenneth J. Gibson and Christine Tackett Gibson, who survives. He was the husband of Stephanie Hall Gibson, who also survives.

Born: Monday, 1/30/1978
Deceased: Sunday, 6/10/2018

Harry Thomas Holbrook age 87 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Mountain View Health Care Center in Elkhorn City, Kentucky.  He was born June 23, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Kash and Nevesta Arnett Holbrook. He was the husband of Judy Jordan Holbrook, who preceded him in death. 

Born: Monday, 6/23/1930
Deceased: Friday, 6/08/2018

Robert Cecil Arnett age 95 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at his home. He was born August 13, 1922 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Elbert and Matilda Burton Arnett. He was the husband of Ora Lee Arnett, who preceded him in death. 
Survivors include one son, James Francis Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky, two granddaughters, Avavan Arnett-Deaton and Michelle Watkins, three great grandchildren, Zachery Watkins, Jenna Leann Mullins, and Elizabeth Watkins, and one great-great grandchild, Weston Clay Mullins.

Born: Sunday, 8/13/1922
Deceased: Tuesday, 6/05/2018

Ellis Stacy, Sr. age 76 of Elk Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.  Ellis was born December 26, 1941 in Breathitt County, Kentucky to the late Earl and Patsy Miller Stacy.  Ellis was retired from Teledyne Corporation in Laporte, Indiana.  Survivors include his wife Madeline Ritchie Stacy, one son Ellis (Glenda) Stacy, Jr.

Born: Friday, 12/26/1941
Deceased: Monday, 6/04/2018

Eugene Lemaster age 86 of Litteral Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at his home. He was born November 4, 1931 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Sonnie and Elizabeth Meade Lemaster. He was the husband of Joyce Gamble Lemaster, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 11/04/1931
Deceased: Monday, 6/04/2018

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