The Sammie Ward age 90 of Caudill Branch, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born January 4, 1928 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Lester and Mayzine Howard Ward. He was the husband of Eula Mae Howard Ward, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include one son, Samuel Ward Jr. of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Newt Ward of Marion, Ohio, and three sisters, Clovie Mae Carr and Beulah Faye Castle both of Marion, Ohio, and Pearlie Pennington of Portsmouth, Ohio.

Born: Wednesday, 1/04/1928
Deceased: Monday, 5/07/2018

Betty Kathleen Hackworth age 58 of Napoleon, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at her sister's home in Cecil, Ohio. She was born September 13, 1959 in Defiance, Ohio to Joe and Deloris Patrick Hackworth, who survive.

Born: Sunday, 9/13/1959
Deceased: Sunday, 5/06/2018

Rouie Lee Watson Reed age 93 of Greasy Branch, Salyersville, Ky, wife of the late Ramey Reed passed away Sunday afternoon May 6, 2018 at her home. She was born Aprill 22, 1925 in Elsie, Kentucky, to the late Turner and Mint Reed Watson.

Born: Wednesday, 4/22/1925
Deceased: Sunday, 5/06/2018

Judy Dyer Williams, age 66, a resident of Lake Drive Villa Rica, Georgian, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia after a lengthy illness.
Judy was born October 8, 1951 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Grogeteen and Elsie Crace Dyer.  Sisters, Bessie Dyer, Nellie Rose Dyer, Jean Dyer Arnett, Ruby Coffey, Markedda Gamble, brothers, Grover Hammonds, Carl Dyer, Ogal Dyer, Mitchell Dyer, James Dyer, Jay Dyer, Calvin Dyer, Marvin Dye, and ex-husband, Ralph Williams preceded her in death.

Born: Monday, 10/08/1951
Deceased: Friday, 5/04/2018

Dorothy Marie Conley Lemaster Cassity age 79 of West Liberty, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 at the Morgan County A.R.H. in West Liberty, Kentucky. She was born November 3, 1938 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Wayne F. and Blanche M. Salyer Conley. She was the wife of John D. Cassity, who survives.

Born: Thursday, 11/03/1938
Deceased: Friday, 5/04/2018

Ocie Miller Lykins, widow of Arthur Lykins, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, at her residence in Staffordsville, KY.  Born January 1, 1935, in Half Mountain, Magoffin County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Jasper and Polly (Pop) Cole Miller.

Born: Tuesday, 1/01/1935
Deceased: Wednesday, 5/02/2018

John Harrison Hylton age 89 of Silk Stocking Road, Jackson, Kentucky passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at his home. He was born October 3, 1928 in Filbert, West Virginia to the late Martin Luther and Maggie Ellen Bishop Hylton. He was the husband of Anna Scott Wright Hylton, who survives. 

Born: Sunday, 10/28/1928
Deceased: Sunday, 4/29/2018

Frank Murrell age 71 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at his home.  He was born March 18, 1947 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Robert and Lizzie Rowe Murrell. He was the husband of Virginia Rose Tackett Murrell, who survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Opal Murrell Noble of Jackson, Kentucky, and Patience Murrell of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister, Emma Jean Bunch of Tennessee, and two grandchildren, Braxton Hager and Jackson Noble. 

Born: Tuesday, 3/18/1947
Deceased: Sunday, 4/29/2018

Missouri Minix Meade age 90, wife of the late Paul Orion Meade passed away on Saturday April 28, 2018 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Ky.  She was born December 1, 1927 in Magoffin County Kentucky to the late Sam and Lillie Howard Minix.  Survivors include her sons: Paul Orion Meade Jr. of London, Ky., Ricky Carson Meade of Salyersville, Ky., and Terry Layne Meade of West Liberty, Ky.  One sister, Anna Faye Minix of Salyersville, Ky., along with six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

Born: Thursday, 12/01/1927
Deceased: Saturday, 4/28/2018

Tommy Fletcher age 42 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Ky.  He was born August 28, 1975 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Carl Fletcher and the late Eva Harmon. 

Born: Thursday, 8/28/1975
Deceased: Saturday, 4/28/2018