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RABIN, Judy  Judy (Aunt Judy) Rabin, of Wilmington, Ohio, died, 11:40 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2001, at Dayton Heart Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. She was born September 11, 1913, in Dwale, Ky., the daughter of the late John C. and Lou Ellen Lafferty Branham. Her husband, Harry Rabin, preceded her in death in April 1991. Mrs. Rabin is survived by her loving family: Bennie (Christine) Branham of Circleville, Ohio, Judy Branham of Wilmington, Ohio, Susie Branham Gregory of Wilmington, Ohio, Cheryl Branham (Jerry) Webb of Wilmington, Ohio, Yolonda Branham Kraner of Martinsville, Ohio, Jonna Branham Briggs of Leesburg, Ohio, Stephanie Evans (Keith) Addington of Hillsboro, Ohio, Rosie (James) Clark of Flatwoods, Ky.; grandchildren, Kicole Branham Chisman, Danica Branham (Tony) Sharrock, Eric Franz, Alisha Briggs, Megan Hayslip, Kristen Gregory, Stephenie Gregory, Dr. Chad (Jennifer) Webb, Jeremiah Webb, Benjamin Webb, Evan Webb, Levi Kraner, Tiffany Kraner; great-grandson, Tyler Chisman; special friend, Agnes Cummings of Wilmington, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and other extended family members. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Rabin was preceded in death by four brothers, William “Bill” Branham, Claude Branham, Arthur Branham, and Bennie Branham; and four sisters, Nancy Johnson, Margaret Clark, Artie Kincaid, and Nell Broyles. Mrs. Rabin retired from Twin Fair Department Store. She was a member of the Highland County Senior Citizen’s Center. Judy gave her entire life caring for others. She also loved cooking, quilting, and sewing. Services will be held, 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2001, at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio, with Rev. Tim Clark officiating. A graveside service will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Cincinnati, Ohio, at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2001. Visitation was at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Highland County Senior Citizen’s Center, 185 Muntz Street, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133. (FCT'S)

Rainer, Harry B.  Obit  Submitted by         From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

RAINEY, Charles “Red”  Age 75, of Britton Michigan, died March 29, 2003, at his residence in Britton. He was born February 4, 1928, ,the son of John and Lilly (Smith) Rainey in Wheelwright, Kentucky. He was married to Stella M. Hall, and she preceded him in death. Survivors include one grandson, John Flint; three sisters Edna, Ruth, and Jean, all of Kentucky, and his mother-in-law, who was his best friend, Maggie Hall of Britton. In addition to his wife, Stella, he was preceded in death by his parents; one son Charles R. Rainey Jr.; daughter Elizabeth Ann Flint; six sisters, and three brothers. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, at the Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh, with the Rev. Richard Bruce officiating. Interment was at Ridgeway Cemetery, Ridgeway, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice.  (FCT'S)

RAMEY, Annie b. ? d. 09-14-1990 d/o Mermion & Hannah Rice Burchett, w/o Newt Ramey, Mershon Cem. in W. Prestonsburg

RAMEY, CLAUDE  Obit  (HFH) Photo

RAMEY, Pauline (Case) 67,  d-Jun.25 1998  b-Feb. 2, 1931,  d/o Sid & Bula (Steel) Case  w/o  Loranzie Ramey Sr.

RAMEY, Radie  63  b-Oct.30 1934-Handshoe,Ky.   d-Oct.28 1998-Lexington,Ky.  s/o  John M. Ramey & Hattie Collins Ramey h/o-Sylvia McKinney Ramey Bur: Fam. Cem. Quicksand, Ky.

RAMEY, Virgie , Age 75, of Lackey, died Monday, January 18, 1999, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. b. in Knott County, on July 1, 1923,  d/o  John Connelly and Katie Connelly Burial was at Redfox.

RAMEY, Wes    Age, 81, of Lackey, died Saturday, August 5, 2006, at Rockcastle County Hospital, in Mt. Vernon. Born February 15, 1925, in Knott County, he was the son of the late Willie and Lue Birdie Sparkman Ramey. He was a retired carpenter. Survivors include a son, Ruben Ramey of Somerset; and a sister, Cora Ramey of Lackey. Funeral services were held Monday, August 7, at noon, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S Aug. 9, 2006)

RAMSEY, Hugh Gordon  Age, 59, of Garrett, died Wednesday, November 27, 2002, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Born April 1, 1943, in Monticello, he was the son of the late Arnold Ramsey and Mildred Cooper Ramsey. He was a heavy equipment operator for Allen Land Improvement, at Martin; and a member of Mill Springs Methodist Church, at Mill Springs. He is survived by his wife, Lois Howard Ramsey. Other survivors include one son, Kirk Ramsey; wife, Susan, of Lexington; one sister, Carole Jackson of Kingsport, Tennessee; grandchildren, Dakota Ramsey, and Sierha Hardin; a special cousin, Linda Dunagan of Monticello; a special aunt, Jean Ramsey of Monticello. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, December 1, at 11 a.m., at the Rock Fork Bible Church at Garrett, with Rick Franklin officiating. Burial will be in the Chaffins Family Cemetery, at Garrett, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)

RANIER, Harry Alan  Age, 45, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at his residence. Born April 24, 1958, in Prestonsburg, he was the son of Peggy Ann Spradlin Ranier and the late Harry Hale Ranier. He was an automobile dealer, the owner of Competitive Classics, a member of Zebulon Masonic Lodge No. 273, Prestonsburg, and the First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg. In addition to his mother, Peggy Ann Spradlin Vital of Coral Gables, Florida, he is survived by two sisters: Toni Kay Edwards of Rockfield and Lea Ranier Warner of Lexington; two brothers: Lorin D. Ranier of Davidson, North Carolina and Rick Morgan of Charleston, West Virginia; his grandmother, Phyllis H. Ranier of Prestonsburg; 10 nieces and nephews: Joshua Alan Colmenares, Alexander Ranier Colmenares, Victoria Bianca Colmenares, Daniel Lee McDonald, Chelsea Ranier McDonald, Gregory Cole McDonald, Stefan Glen Morgan, Eric Lyn Morgan, Harrison Bryce Ranier, and Angelina Maria Colmenares. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 25, at 11 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mark Walz and Rev. Charles J. Gearheart officiating. Interment will be in the Ranier Cemetery, at Prestonsburg, under direction of Carter Funeral Home. Visitation is Wednesday, 5 p.m., until 9 p.m. Contributions are suggested to the First United Methodist Church, 256 South Arnold Avenue, Prestonsburg, Ky. 41653. Active pallbearers: Bill Woods, Rick Morgan, Chuck Gibson, Greg Shepherd, Lorin Ranier, Josh Colmenares, Chuck Hughes, Shag Branham, Jack Absher, Gene Holland and Roger Combs. Honorary: Phillip Haywood, David Allen, Johnny Damron, Joe Gearheart, and Onda Hunt. Carter Funeral Home is serving the Ranier family.  (FCT'S)

RANIER, Harry H. Age 62, of Davidson, North Carolina, d., July 21, 1999, from an apparent heart attack. Born February 25, 1937, in Prestonsburg, s/o Phyllis Ranier of Prestonsburg and the late Harry B. Ranier. h/o, Juda Combs Ranier; two sons, Harry Alan Ranier of Prestonsburg, and Lorin Ranier of Davidson, North Carolina; one stepson, Rick Morgan of Charleston, West Virginia; two daughters, Lea Ranier of Lexington and Toni Kay Edwards of Bowling Green;. Burial will be in the Ranier Cemetery in Prestonsburg.

RASNICK, Rebecca Moore   Age, 94, of Lexington, Ky., died Thurs-day, March 28, 2002, at the Christian Health Center, following an extended illness. Born on August 19, 1907, in Mousie, Ky., she was the daughter of the late John Wesley Moore and Geneva Martin Moore. She was a former bookkeeper for the Floyd County School Board. She lived in Prestonsburg for more than 40 years before moving to Lexington. She was a member of the First Baptist Church (Irene Cole Memorial), a member of the Eastern Star, Adah Chapter 24, and a member of the Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 31. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Rasnick. Survivors include one grandson, Frank Harris of Lexington, Ky.; two granddaughters, Sandra H. Palmer and Rebecca Harris, both of Lexington, Ky.; two great-granddaughters, Rebecca Palmer and Sarah Palmer, both of Lexington, Ky. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Joyce Rasnick Harris. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at 1 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, Ky., with Dr. Floyd Price officiating. Interment was in the Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville, Ky., under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. FCT'S)

RANIER, Robert Mario “Bobby”  Age, 72, of Daytona, Beach, Florida, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, June 1, 2008, at Halifax Medical Center, Port Orange, Florida. Born July 10, 1935, in Paintsville, he was the son of the late Tony and Regeina Echols Ranier. He was a retired Pikeville Post No. 9 State Trooper; a former 2-term city councilman and police commissioner for City of Prestonsburg; a former Prestonsburg city police officer; a gunsmith by trade; a US Army veteran; and a member of the American Legion and Amvets. He is survived by his wife, Harrietta Bowens Ranier. Other survivors include two daughters and son-in-law: Deborah Ann Ranier of Virginia; and Regina Michelle (Daniel) Sprague of Daytona Beach, Florida; two grandchildren: Ciara Elise Sprague and Maegan Leighann Sprague. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters: Harry Bruno Ranier, Blanche Hall, Rose Margaret Ranier, and Toodles Ranier. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 7, at noon, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Frank Jr. Kidd, Bruce Coleman, and others, officiating. Military funeral services will be conducted by the Betsy Layne DAV Chapter 169. Burial will be in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, in McDowell. Visitation is Friday, after 5 p.m., at the funeral home.  (Published: Friday, June 6, 2008 FCT'S)

RATCLIFFE, Jack D.    Age 58, of Mt. Sterling, died Thursday, October 14, 1999, at the Jewish Hospital, Louisville. He was born April 27, 1941, in Floyd County, the son of Don Rafliff and Mabel Cole Rafliff of Hunter. He was a retired Army officer and a Vietnam War veteran. In addition to his wife, Nancy Torkelson Ratcliffe, he is survived by his parents. Other survivors include three daughters, Ellen Ratcliffe and Elizabeth Ratcliffe, both of Mt. Sterling, and Cheryl Small of Ft. Payne, Alabama; one brother, Terry D. Ratliff of Hunter; two sisters, Judy Music of Hager Hill, and Karen Smith of Ivel; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 17, at 1:30 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Arnold Turner Jr. Officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel.

RATCLIFF, Ruth Wright Age 80, of Prestonsburg, d, October 17, 1997, at HRMC. Born March 16, 1917 in Prestonsburg, d/o Roy and Cooch Burchett Wright. w/o John B. Ratcliff. Survivors include one brother, Andrew Jackson Wright of Baltimore, Maryland. Entombment was in the family mausoleum

RATLIFF, Bertha   Age 84, of Minnie, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2008, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born October 4, 1923, in Langley, the daughter of the late Allen and Mary Ann Lafferty Ratliff. She was a retired schoolteacher having taught for 35 years in the Floyd County School System. She was a graduate of the Maytown High School; she obtained an AB degree and a BA degree at the Morehead State University. She was president of the Kentucky Council of International Reading Association 1980-1981. She was a member of the Maytown Methodist Church from 1974 – 1990, and the Allen Christ United Methodist Church from 1990, to the present. She won the Harry Denman Award in Evangelism in the Kentucky Conference of United Methodist Churches. She was past resource secretary of the Prestonsburg District of United Methodist Women, and currently was serving as secretary of this organization, as well as the local chapter of her church. She served as lay leader of both Maytown and Christ United Methodist Church. She was a member of the McDowell Senior Citizens. She is survived by a brother, Edgel (Joan) Ratliff of Ypsilanti, Michigan; her sisters, Goldia Francis of Russells Point, Ohio; Myrtle Ratliff of Minnie; Lula Bradley of Drift; Shirley Amburgey of Louisa; and Sydney Ratliff of Drift. Also surviving are 19 nephews and 25 nieces and many great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 10 brothers and one sister. Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 2, at 1:00 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church at Allen, with Rev. Kenneth LeMaster officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home after 7:00 p.m. Monday; the body will lie in state after noon, Wednesday, at the Church. Pallbearers: Allen Ratliff, Dwayne Ratliff, William A. Ratliff, Harlen G. Ratliff, Gene Francis, Gorman Bradley Jr., Brian Ratliff, Wendell Bailey, Kenneth Ratliff, Jody Samons, Dean Ratliff and Zack Ratliff.  In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Wesley Christian School, 103 Methodist Lane, Allen, Kentucky, 41601, or McDowell Senior Citizens, P.O. Box 835, McDowell, Kentucky, 41647.  (Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2008  FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Charles (Chuck) Franklin   Age 28, b. October 11, 1946 d. August 27, 1975, of Lexington, Ky. formerly of Wayland, Ky. Chuck was the s/o Willard Ratliff Sr. & Lucille Bowe Ratliff of Wayland, Ky. He is survived by three brothers: Willard Ratliff Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn., Wallace Vernon Ratliff of Lexington, Ky., and Daniel Bowe Ratliff of Pikeville, Ky. He was buried in the Bowe Cemetery on Blaine Creek, near Louisa, Ky.

RATLIFF, Christopher Alan  Age, 38, of Delaware, Ohio, formerly of Floyd County, Ky., died Friday, January 4, 2002, at his residence in Delaware, Ohio, following a sudden illness. Born on August 25, 1963, at Pikeville, Ky., he was the son of Wayne Wendell and Sonja Ratliff Ousley of Allen, Ky., and Carolyn Cerneus and Roger Smith of Aurora, Ill. He was a mechanical engineer for Honda. He is survived by his wife, Vicki Stephens Ratliff. Other survivors include one son, Zachary Ryan Ratliff of Delaware, Ohio; one daughter, Emily Nicole Ratliff of Delaware, Ohio; paternal grandparents, Ethel May Ratliff and the late Wayne Ratliff of Allen, Ky.; maternal grandparents, Goldie Emerine and the late Joe Emerine of Louisville, Ky.; step-grandparents, Lucille Ousley of Allen, Ky. and the late Curtis Ousley; one brother, Wayne Ratliff III of Charleston, West Virginia; father- and mother-in-law, Ernest Stephens and the late Ruth Ann Stephens; one half-sister, Monica Purdo of Sarasota, Florida. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 7, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Rev. James Harmon officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the Ratliff Children Scholarship Fund at Citizen National Bank. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Dorothy Clark   Age 75, of Lebanon, Virginia, formerly of Floyd County, died Thursday, January 1, 2004, at the Russell County Medical Center. Born January 8, 1928, in Garrett, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Clark and Betty Tussey Clark. She was the wife of the late Thomas Franklin "Tuffy" Ratliff. She was a member of the Lebanon Senior Circle and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one daughter, Virginia (Alvin) Mollett, of Lebanon, Virginia.; two granddaughters, Wendy Mollett, of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Karen (John) Mollett McComas, of Fayetteville, North Carolina; two great-grandsons, Zachary Thomas Mollett, of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Christopher Tyler McComas, of Fayetteville, North Carolina; one sister, Patty Lou Mollette, of David; and, one brother, Billy Ray Clark, of Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 3, 2004, in the Combs Funeral Service Chapel, in Lebanon. Rev. Michael Rhea officiated. Burial followed in the Ketron Memorial Gardens, in Lebanon. Visitation was at the funeral home. Nephews and friends served as pallbearers. Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon, Virginia, is serving the family of Mrs. Ratliff.  (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Ethel May   Age,101, of Lexington, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, June 16, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital, in Lexington. Born January 23, 1907, in Langley, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Susan Stephens May. She was a retired teacher for the Floyd County School System. She taught 44 years, and was a member of the Maytown Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Ratliff. Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Lenox of Lexington; three grandchildren: Kean Lenox, Linda Lenox, and Wayne Ratliff; and five great-grandchildren: Darby, Cameron, Emily, Zach, and Vanessa. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Wayne Wendell Ratliff; a grandson, Christopher Ratliff; her brothers: Claude May, John May, and Willard May; her sisters: Minnie Allen, Lula Webb, Lillie May, Viola Stewart, Ida Moore, and an infant.Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 21, at 1:30 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Danny Branson and Mike Halfhill officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. Visitation is 4 p.m., to 9 p.m., Friday, June 20, at the funeral home.  (Published: Friday, June 20, 2008 FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Gail   Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

RATLIFF, Grace Evelyn  Age, 62, of Rineyville, died Friday, January 12, 2001, at the Hardin County Memorial Hospital. Born on August 25, 1938, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Goldie Hall and John Hall. She was a retired UARCO employee, and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Bennie Ratliff. Other survivors include one son, Jerry Ratliff of Elizabethtown; two daughters, Letitia Kidd of Radcliff, Sheila Sheffield of Vine Grove; four brothers, Roy Hall and Edgar Hall, both of Harold, Luther Hall of Harrodsburg, Gary Hall of Radcliff; one sister, Magdeline Adkins of Harold; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 14, at the J.W. Call Chapel, with Jim Patton officiating. Burial was in the Ratliff Cemetery, at Cowpen. (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Hattie, B: 2-28-1894  D: 6-1-1974, d/o Dan & Theresa Terry w/o (1) Frank Grigs  : 1912, children: Alpha, Hazel, Audrey, 2 sons died in infancy (2)  Estill Ratliff  m: 1924, children: Opal, Ward, Clyde, Mildred, Jean 1 son died in infancy step-sons: Rober & Jim bros.: Harrison & William

RATLIFF, Hazel  Age 84, of Hueysville, widow of Worley Ratliff, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2002, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She was born September 14, 1918, in Magoffin County, the daughter of the late Harrison Vanderpool and Eliza Shepherd Vanderpool. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rock Fork United Christian Baptist Church, at Garrett. Survivors include two daughters, Alta Sparkman of Willard, Ohio, and Delphia Noble of Shiloh, Ohio; one brother, Frank Vanderpool of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Mable Timmons of Prestonsburg, and Wanda Hicks of Hueysville; two grandchildren, Derek Sparkman and Rita Waterbeck, and two great-grandchildren, Jason Waterbeck and Derek Shannon Sparkman. In addition for her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Marion Vanderpool and Charlie Vanderpool; and one sister, Lexie Vanderpool. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 24, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Sterlin Bolen officiating. Burial was in the Vanderpool Cemetery, at Hueysville, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Derek Sparkman, Brian Kidd, Jason Waterbeck, Shannon Sparkman, Craig Hicks, and Denver Shepherd.  (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Herbert Age, 71, of Pikeville, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at the Pikeville Health Care Center of an extended illness. Born on December 6, 1928, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Lillian Stinson Ratliff and Charlie T. Ratliff. He was a retired security guard. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Hughes Ratliff. Other survivors include one son, James T. Ratliff and one daughter, Mary Jo Burke, both of Pikeville; one brother, James Ratliff of Titusville, Florida; one sister, Peggy Hobson of Cowpen; and four grandchildren. Burial  in the BUD. Ratliff Cemetery, Rt. Fork, Cowpen

RATLIFF, Lillian Bernice Hall, Age, 74, of McDowell, Ky., widow of Ivel Ratliff, died Monday, January 17, 2000, at her residence. She was born April 9, 1925, in Minnie, Ky., the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson "Andy" Hall and Myrtle Burns Hall. She was a former bus driver for the Floyd County School System and a member of the First Church of God. She was preceded in death by one brother, Blaine Hall, and one sister, Marie Reynolds. Survivors include two sons, Kenny Ratliff of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Randal Ratliff of Springhill, Tennessee; two daughters, Deborah Ratliff Craft of Paintsville, Ky., Teresa Ratliff Moore of McDowell, Ky.; one brother, Burns E. Hall of Pikeville, Ky.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.   Burial: Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell, Ky.

RATLIFF, lvel Age 72, of McDowell, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born June 1, 1926, in Pike County, the son of the late Fred Ratliff and Elizabeth Robinson Ratliff. . He is survived by his wife, Lillian Bernice Hall Ratliff. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kenny Ray Ratliff of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Randal Lee Ratliff of Springfield, Tennessee; two daughters, Deborah Ratliff Craft of Paintsville, Teresa Ratliff Moore of McDowell; one brother, Edward Ratliff of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Burial will be in the Lucy Hall Cemetery at McDowell

RATLIFF,  Jackie Osborne b. 05-17-1929 d. 07-11-1990 d/o Green & Cora Miller Osborne, w/o Millard Ratliff, bur: Richmond Cem, Prestonsburg

RATLIFF, James Gregory      Age 56, of Sitka, Ky., formerly of Langley, Ky., passed away Monday, July 23, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 19, 1951 in Martin, Ky., the son of the late Jimmy Ratliff and Ruby Jewell Jones Ratliff. Mr. Ratliff was a former Parts Clerk for Elkhorn Industrial , a Member and Past Master of John W. Hall Masonic Lodge F & AM 950, 32 Degree Mason, Past District Deputy Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of Kentucky. He was a Charter member of Hadassah Chapter 575, Order of Eastern Star where he was Past Patron, Past Deputy Patron, District 5, a member of the Olieka Shrine, drove the bus for the Shriner's Children's Hospital and was involved with the Shriner's Circus. He was also a member of the Hillbilly Clan #31, Outhouse 2, and a member of the Maytown Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include two brothers, Charlie Ratliff, Sitka, Ky., and Brian Ratliff, Martin, Ky., three sisters, Reka Wood, Langley, Ky., Reba Yeary, Dwale, Ky., and Karen Akers, Sitka, Kentucky. Funeral services for James Gregory Ratliff will be conducted, Thursday, July 26, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Clergyman Jerry Manns officiating. Burial will follow in the Ratliff Family Cemetery, Langley, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is after 6:00 p.m., Tuesday with Masonic Services Wednesday, at 7:00 p.m., here at Hall Funeral Home. (HFH)

RATLIFF, Jimmy “Jim Doc”  Age 72, of Langley, Ky., husband of the late Ruby Jewell Ratliff, passed away Friday, September 7, 2001, in the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital, Hazard, Ky. He was born August 1, 1929, in Langley, Ky., the son of the late Doc Allen Ratliff and Mary Ann Lafferty Ratliff. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the United Mine Workers Association of America, Local No. 9845, for 56 years. Survivors include three sons, Greg Ratliff and Brian Ratliff, both of Langley, Ky., Charlie Ratliff of Shelbiana, Ky.; three daughters, Reba Griffith of Prestonsburg, Ky., Reka Wood and Karen Akers, both of Langley, Ky.; two brothers, Oliver Ratliff of Redland, Ca., Edgel Ratliff of Ypsilanti, Mi.; six sisters, Goldie Francis of Indian Lake, Oh., Myrtle Ratliff and Bertha Ratliff, both of Minnie, Ky., Lula Bradley and Sydney Ratliff, both of Drift, Ky., Shirley Amburgey of Langley, Ky., nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Jimmy “Jim Doc” Ratliff were conducted Monday, September 10, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Elders Jerry Manns and Earl Slone officiating. Burial followed in the Ratliff Cemetery, Wilson Creek, Langley, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at Hall Funeral Home. Pallbearers: Grey Ratliff, Charlie Ratliff, Brian Ratliff, Charles Allen Jr., Mickey Joe Ratliff, Jimmy Doc Ratliff, Shannon Griffith, Jason Griffith, Ray Woods Jr., Bobby Akers and Ray Wood. Honorary: Oliver Ratliff, Edgel Ratliff, Olin Amburgey, Gene Amburgey, Alonzo Jones, David Jones, Rondall Wicker, Wayne Ratliff, Ray Slone, Holbert Ray Tuttle, and all nephews. (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, John Graham   Obit  (HFH)

RATLIFF, Lillian Lucille (May)   Passed away Saturday, August 6, 2005, at the Pikeville Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1920, daughter of the late Jeff and Myrtle (Litteral) May. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Claude Canada, and second husband, Rush Ratliff; a brother, Billy May, and one son, Odelle Ratliff. She was a member of the Miller's Creek Church of Christ. Survivors include her sons: Donnie (Wanda) Canada of Kimper, Rush Randall (Sharon) Ratliff of Kimper; daughters: Doris (Grayson) Layne of Frenchburg, Avonell (Buster) Coleman of Kimper, and Phyllis Ratliff of Kimper; five grandchildren: Grayson (Stephanie) Layne Jr., Dale Lyn Layne, Chris (Suzanne) Canada, Teresa Chevalier, and Bryan Ratliff; three great-grandchildren: Matthew and Nicholas Chevalier, and Isabelle Layne; a sister, Annalee (Alonzo) Layne of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; three step-children: Weultha (Richard) Ter Doest of Hudson, Michigan, Tracy (Roxie) Ratliff of Toledo, Ohio, and Audrey (Glen) Stevens of Kimper; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 10, at 1 p.m., at the Justice Funeral Home Chapel, Pikeville, with Dean Lyons and Jim Abshire, Church of Christ ministers, officiating. Burial will follow in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Lizzie Age 94, of Martin, d. January 31, 1999, at her residence. She was born August 20, 1904, in Risner, d/o Jim Bradley and Phoebe Shepherd Bradley w/o  B.L.C. Ratliff,  Survivors include one son, Bill Ratliff a daughter, Lois Moore ; one sister, Birdie Payne Burial was in the Stephens Cemetery, Martin

RATLIFF, Lula Hall  Age, 84, of Lake City, Florida, died Monday, February 19, 2001, at Lake City Medical Center. Born on August 9, 1916, in Clintwood, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Sanka Hall and Susie Gilbert Hall. She was a member of the Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Ratliff. Survivors include two sons, Basil Ray Ratliff of Cadiz, Jerry Dean Ratliff of Martin; three daughters, Theda A. Chambliss of Lake City, Florida, Marietta S. Harrod of Mansfield, Ohio, Patsy Sexton of Cadiz; four brothers, Carl Hall of Idaho, Elmer Hall of Macon, Georgia, Everett Hall and Earl Hall, both of Crystal River, Florida; two sisters, Ethel Hayes of Dayton, Tennessee, Mae Moore of Columbus, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 23, at the Goodwin Funeral Home, at Cadiz. Burial will be in the East End Cemetery, Cadiz. (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Ocie Age, 82, of New Albany, Indiana, formerly of Hippo, died Friday, September 9, 2000, at the Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany, Indiana. Born on March 16, 1918, in Hippo, she was the daughter of the late Robert Adkins and Gracie Ratliff Adkins. She was a clerk for M. Fine and Sons for 30 years, and was a member of the Philadelphia Regular Baptist Church, Hippo. Survivors include two daughters, Glenna Faye Clark of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Anna Rae Dooley of New Albany, Indiana; two sisters, Edna Bailey and Thelma Frasure both of Hueysville, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, September 12, at 1 p.m., at the Adkins Cemetery, Hueysville, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. (Information, courtesy of Hall Funeral Home, Martin.) (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Otis ,Age 83, of Lackey, d. December 5, 1998, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born November 17, 1915, in Emma, the s/o Samuel Ratliff and Rhoda Ellen Smith Ratliff. He was  a member of the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church, a U.S. Navy, World War II veteran, h/o  Bertha Sexton Ratliff, five daughters, Rita Williams , Debbie Ratliff , Sandra Collins, , Rhonda Johnson , Rebecca Collins.  Burial was in the Lackey Cemetery

RATLIFF, Rosemary   Age, 73, of Sidney, Ohio, died August 27, 2000, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Born November 26, 1926, at Maytown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel P. Ratliff and Lillie Frasure Ratliff. Her husband, Henry C. Ratliff, preceded her in death. Survivors include three daughters, Lola Strunk, Vonda Douglas and Beulah Clark, all of Sidney; and two brothers, Don Ratliff, of Sidney and James Ratliff, of Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 30, at 11 a.m., at the Cromes Funeral Homes, Sidney, Ohio, with Rev. Kenneth Ellis officiating. Burial will be in the Shelby Memory Gardens, in Sidney, Ohio, under the direction of Cromes Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Roy Odis  Obit  (HFH photo)

RATLIFF, Ruby Jewell Age 68, of Langley, died Monday, October 4, 1999, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, following a long illness. She was born January 20, 1931, in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Charlie and Nora Joseph Jones, She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Ratliff. Other survivors include three sons, James Gregory Ratliff and Richard Brian Ratliff, both of Langley, Charles Alan Ratliff of Betsy Layne; three daughters, Reba Lois Griffith of Prestonsburg, Reka Joyce Wood and Reta Karen Akers, both of Langley; one brother, Alonzo Jones of Corona, Indiana; two sisters, Ogie Kilgore of Munith, Michigan, Brenda Wicker of Plymouth, Ohio; eleven grand- children and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 7, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman, Jerry Matins, officiating. Burial will be in the Jimmy/Jewell Ratliff Cemetery, Langley.

RATLIFF, Russell 64 b-Dec.23 1933-Pike Co. Ky.  d-Sep.27 1998  s/o  John Ratliff & Lou Swiney h/o-Arlene Hall Ratliff   Bur: unlisted

RATLIFF, Mrs. Ruth Boyd  Born: 05/30/1919 Died: 06/21/2004 Visitation: After 4:00 p.m. Thursday, June 24, 2004 here at Hall Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2004 here at Hall Funeral Home. Interment: Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. RUTH BOYD RATLIFF, AGE 85, OF LEXINGTON, KY, FORMERLY OF FLOYD COUNTY, KY, WIDOW OF WILLARD RATLIFF, PASSED AWAY MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2004, AT HER RESIDENCE. SHE WAS BORN MAY 30, 1919 IN MARTIN, KY, THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE ERNEST BOYD AND NANNIE CONN BOYD. SURVIVORS INCLUDE ONE SON, JERRY VANN RATLIFF, LEXINGTON, KY, ONE DAUGHTER, SUE RATLIFF (PHILIP) DINGUS, MARTIN, KY, AND THREE GRANDCHILDREN, CLISANDRA LYNNE (DR. MICHAEL) WOO, JAY TYLER RATLIFF, AND STACEY NICOLE RATLIFF. IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND AND PARENTS SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SISTER, MOUSIE DINGUS CONN.  (HFH)

RATLIFF, Sadie O.  Age, 96, of Allen, died Monday, March 12, 2001, at her residence. She was born March 10, 1905, in Martin, the daughter of the late Billy Lou and Cristina Martin Osborne. She was a member of the Pleasant Home Baptist Church at Water Gap. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Ratliff. She is survived by four daughters, Dixie L. Hyden of Martin, Treva C. Martin of Prestonsburg, Wanda L. Caudill and Barbara R. Tackett, both of Allen; one brother, Barnabas Osborne of Georgia; 13 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 15, 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Mark Tackett officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel. (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Sanford S.  Age, 91, of Albion, Mich., died Monday, October 29, 2001, at Trillium Hospital in Albion. He was born October 1, 1910, in Floyd County, Ky., the son of James and Polly (Sutton) Ratliff. He married Sadie Slusher in May of 1934; she preceded him in death in 1993. Sanford was a coal miner for 35 years, moving to Michigan in 1962. He also worked for Pickens Plating for seven years. He was a member of the Southern United Baptist Church and United Mine Workers of America. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed walking, gardening and his grandchildren. Survivors include five daughters, Norma Jean and Eugene Collins of Albion, Mich., Magdalene and Pondale Petroff of Marshall, Mich., Jody and Virgil Owens of Homer, Mich., Dorothy and Roger Quada of Marshall, Mich., Melba and Gilbert Jackson of Cleveland, Ohio; one son, David and Pam Ratliff of Homer, Mich.; three sisters, Cora Slone of Prestonsburg, Ky., Dottie Neeley of Hueysville, Ky., Maudie Hoover of Hippo, Ky.; one brother, Joe Ratliff of Hueysville, Ky.; 21 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Frank, and 11 brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 2, 2001, 1 p.m., at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, with pastors Garvel Owens and Jim Snyder officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Homer. Visitation was Thursday, from 6-8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Memorials are suggested to R.B.M. Ministries. (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Trubie  Age 81, of Weeksbury, Ky., died Wednesday, September 19, 2001, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, following a brief illness. Born on June 20, 1920, at Lookout, Ky., he was the son of the late Bee and Maudie Bowling Ratliff. He was a retired coal miner, a veteran of World War II, and a member of the UMWA Local No. 9639, Jenkins. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Skiles Ratliff; two daughters, Scottie Sue Carter and husband, Richard, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; and Sandra Joe Johnson and husband, Joseph, of Melvin, Ky.; four brothers, Billy T. Sanders, and Larry Ray Sanders, both of Taylor, Mich., Ernest Sanders, of Weeksbury, Ky., and Robert G. Sanders, of Henderson, Ky.; three sisters, Florene Fields, of Elkhorn City, Ky., and Norma Lou Sword and Peggy Sue Mullins, both of Taylor, Mich.; five grandsons, Darren Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Heath Carter, Gavin Carter, and Ian Carter; and three great-grandchildren, Landon Johnson, Skylar Johnson, and Austin Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Gordon E. Sanders, Kent Douglas Ratliff, and Bussey Ratliff; and one sister, Irene McMillian. Funeral services for Trubie Ratliff will be conducted Sunday, September 23, 2001, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Evangelist Bennie Blakenship officiating. Burial will be in the Ratliff-Sanders Cemetery, Weeksbury, Ky., under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation will be at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home after 6 p.m., Friday, where friends may call.  (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Virginia Conn    Photo Age 83, of Banner, widow of Raymond Ratliff, passed away Monday, January 23, 2006, at the Riverview Health Care Center, in Prestonsburg. She was born June 14, 1922 in Dana, the daughter of the late Isaac Conn and Geneva Boyd Conn. She was a former grocery store clerk, and a member of the Boldman Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include two sisters: Mona Boyd of Dana, and Bessie Sammons of Banner; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Virginia Conn Ratliff will be conducted Thursday, January 26, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergyman Belmont Johnson officiating. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, at 2 p.m., at the Vinton Memorial Park, Vinton, Ohio. Visitation is at the funeral home, with nightly services at 7 p.m. (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Wanda L. Conn   Age, 65, of Dwale, died Thursday, October 9, 2003, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born April 14, 1938, at Martin, she was the daughter of the late Beverly and Maltie Samons Conn. She was housekeeping for the Holiday Inn of Prestonsburg, and a member of the Martin House of Worship for nine years. She is survived by her husband, Donald Ratliff Sr. Other survivors include one son, James B. Ratliff of Dwale; two daughters, Debby Kilburn of Monticello and Ann Conn of McDowell; one brother, Ray Conn of Dwale; five sisters, Boe Ousley of Martin, Mary Lou Hyden of Roann, Indiana, Janis Hackworth of Allen, Lori Adkins and Betty Conn, both of Dwale; five grandchildren, Debra, Terry, Jeremy, James and Angel; two great-grandchildren, Haven and Logan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Donald Ratliff Jr. and one brother, Raymond Conn; one sister, Anna Mae Crisp and one great-grandchild, Brandi. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 12, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, at Martin, with Sammy Hamilton and Bud Crum of the Martin House of Worship officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home, with nightly services at 7 p.m.  (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Wayne Wendell Age 68, of Allen, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, in Huntington, West Virginia. Born February 13, 1937, in Langley, he was the son of Ethel May Ratliff, of Allen, and the late Wayne Ratliff. He was a retired Transportation Director (16 years), and Food Service Director (15 years) for the Floyd County Board of Education; and a member of the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Sonja Fay Ousley Ratliff; a son, Wayne (Chip) Ratliff and daughter-in-law Michelle, of Charleston, West Virginia; a sister, Phyllis Lenox, of Brooksville; three grandchildren, Emily Nichole, Zachary Ryan and Vanessa Jade; and a daughter-in-law, Vickie Ratliff. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Alan Ratliff. Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 4, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Rev. James Harmon officiated. Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Active pallbearers: Mike Halfhill, Dewey Camron, Ronald Cunningham, Tim Clark and Daniel Branson.  (FCT'S)

RATLIFF, Zella Marie Stratton Age 78, of Kettering, Ohio, formerly of Ivel, died Sunday, August 22, 1999, at the Collinswood Nursing Home, Fairborn, Ohio. She was born August 24, 1920, in Ivel, d/o John N. Stratton and Nannie O.Travis Stratton. She is survived by three brothers, Edward Stratton and Billy Stratton, both of Ivel, Charlie Stratton of Dayton, Ohio; three sisters, Joda "Tiny" Butts of Ivel, Millie S. Gibson of Dayton, Ohio, and Ruth Hall of Prestonsburg.. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel

RAY, Abraham, b. Oct 27, 1891, d. Aug 28, 1950, killed by a falling rock in mines

RAY, Annie Gail  Age, 53, of Beaver, passed away Friday, February 28, 2003, at her residence. Born February 28, 1951, at Beaver, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Pearl Reynolds Ray. She was a homemaker. She is survived by four brothers, Gary Lee, Danny Keith, Jimmy Dean and Edgar Allen Ray, all of Beaver; three sisters, Lucille G., Linda Kay, and Dylene Ray, all of Beaver; and two nephews, Joshua Dean and Nathanial Dustin Ray; and a sister-in-law, Glenda Ray. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Roger Lee and Alasha Ray; and one sister, Cherle Nann Ray. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 3, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Regular Baptist Church, at Teaberry, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Joe Reynolds Cemetery, at Beaver, under direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers: Eugene Reynolds, Vernon Gill, Joseph Mullins, Donald Ray Newsome, Ricky Henson and Ronald Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers: Joshua Dean Ray and Nathaniel Dustin Ray.  (FCT'S)

RAY, Arnold Lee , Age 55, formerly of Floyd County, d. February 18, 1998, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. h/o , Connie "Simpson" Ray of Louisville; two sons, Don Ray and Kevin Ray, both of Louisville; three sisters, Ordell Johnson of South Williamson, Dreama Burga of Waukegan, Illinois, and Bonita Caudill of Marion, Ohio; six brothers, Billy Ray of Mondessa, California, Aubrey Ray of Cleveland, Ohio, Rufus Ray Jr. and Roger Ray, both of Wheelwright, Russell Ray of Highland Heights, and Ricky Ray of Melvin, Graveside services were Friday at 1:30 p.m., at the Franklinton Cemetery.

RAY, Eliza Jane , b. Dec 27, 1900, d. May 28, 1951. married W.M. Ray, May 16, 1918, 12 children

RAY, Estelle   Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

RAY, Lena Age 85, of Shelbiana, died Sunday, March 26, 2000, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Born on March 7, 1915, in Lick Creek, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Janie Maynard. Her husband, Walter "Shag" Ray, preceded her in death. Survivors include one brother, Paul Brown of West Virginia; two sisters, Tracy Smith of Canada, (Ky.), Gracie Sammons of West Virginia; ten daughters, Anna Fletcher of Columbus, Ohio, Shirley Williams and Betty Bartley, both of Pike County, Mabeline Akers of Shelbiana, Janie Smith of Columbus, Ohio, Rosie Hall of Robinson Creek, Billie Roberts of Shelbiana, Jacqueline Ray Stanley of Regina, , Josephine Gross of Pikeville, Linda "Lou Lou" Huffman of Shelbiana; four sons, Roy Ray of Feds Creek, Cecil "Eddy" Ray of Columbus, Ohio, Walter Ray Jr. of Jacks Creek, Andrew Jackson "Coonie" Ray of Little Mud; 32 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Burial in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, at Shelbiana

RAY, Macon A.    Age, 81, died at his home in Corydon, Indiana, on Tuesday, June 3, 2008. He attended Western State University, and graduated from the University of Kentucky. He continued graduate work and received a masters degree from Indiana University. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII, and continued to serve in the U.S. Army, and U.S. Army Reserves, where he retired as a Captain. As a high school art teacher for 30 years, he started his career at South Hopkins High School, continuing at Bardstown High, Nazreth College, and retiring from Corydon Central High. In addition to teaching, he performed at both Stephen Foster The Musical, and Young Abe Lincoln for twenty plus years. He was a proud member of the distinguished organizations: The Kentucky Colonels, as well as the State of Indiana Council of the Sagamores of the Wabash. He is survived by Linda Berry Ray, his wife of 51 years; two sons: Wyman A. Ray of Owensboro; and Warren B. Ray (Melissa) of Louisville. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Carol Johnson. Macon’s life will be celebrated on Sunday evening, June 8, at 7 p.m., at his church, The Corydon Presbyterian Church, 568 Hwy. 62 West, Corydon, Indiana. Arrangements are handled by Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes Inc., Corydon, Indiana. (Obituary information, courtesy of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin)  (Published: Friday, June 6, 2008 FCT'S)

RAY, Mandy  Obit  (FCT'S 08-07-1991)

RAY, Mary Alice Reynolds   Age 81, of Beaver, wife of the late Victor Ray, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2003, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born June 13, 1921, in Biscuit, the daughter of the late Milford Reynolds and Martha Little Reynolds. She was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Larry Donald Ray of Wheelwright, William Darrell Ray and Eddie Dean Ray, both of Beaver, and Keith Allen Ray of Ligon; five daughters, Brenda Faye Newsome and Bertha Tackett, both of Ligon, Patricia Ann Ray of Beaver, Jewelene Tackett of Teaberry, and Wilma Jean Mullins of Price; two brothers, Aaron Reynolds of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Roland Reynolds of Athens, Ohio; one sister, Lizzie McGinnis of Gallipolis, Ohio; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Mary Isaac Reynolds; one son, Roy Dean Ray; two daughters, Gloria Jean Ray and Sherry Gail Ray; and one brother, Earl Reynolds. Funeral services for Mary Alice Reynolds Ray will be conducted Wednesday, April 30, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Regular Baptist Church, at Teaberry, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Ray Family Cemetery, at Beaver, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)

RAY, Okel  Age, 78, of Harold, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at her sister’s residence in Harold. She was born May 18, 1922, in Pike County, the daughter of the late Emory Ray and Tilda Hamilton Ray. She was a member of the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, at Grethel. Survivors include one brother, Leonard Ray of Battle Creek, Michigan; two sisters, Opal Little of Pikeville, Stlvia Howell of Harold; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 10, at 11 a.m., in the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, at Grethel, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Sam Hall Cemetery, Robinson Creek, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin. (FCT'S)

RAY, Roger Lee  Age 53, of Beaver, Ky., passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2001, at his residence. He was born May 12, 1948, in Beaver, Ky., the son of the late Edgar Ray and Pearl Reynolds Ray. Mr. Ray was a coal miner. Survivors include four brothers, Gary Lee Ray, Danny Keith Ray, Jimmy Dean Ray, and Edgar Allen Ray, all of Beaver, Ky.; four sisters, Lucille Ray, Anna Gail Ray, Linda Kay Ray, and Dylene Ray, all of Beaver, Ky.; and two nephews, Joshua Dean Ray and Nathanial D. Ray, both of Beaver, Ky. Funeral services for Roger Lee Ray will be conducted today, December 14, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at the Samaria Regular Baptist Church, Teaberry, Ky., with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Joe Reynolds Cemetery, Beaver, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation was held at the church. (FCT'S)

REAM, Opal Mae Collins   Age,  87, of Centerville, OH passed away September 30, 2007 in Denton, TX. She was born November 2nd, 1920 in Wayland, KY to Monroe and Prudy Collins. She married Tim C. Ream on December 8th, 1943. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved to sew and worked at Walmart in Fabric Sales in her later years to share her love of sewing. She is survived by her son Greg Ream of Justin, TX; daughter, Candy Ream of Tioga, TX; sisters, Mary Baldridge and Jean Brink; brothers, Leon Collins and Scott Collins; 5 Grandchildren; and 6 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Tim C. Ream; brothers, Clinton Collins, Charles Collins, Noah Collins, and James Collins. Visitation will be held October 5, 2007 from 6-9 PM at the Routsong Funeral Home, 81 North Main St., Centerville. Funeral Service will be held October 6, 2007 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial at David's Cemetery.  (DAYTON (OH) DAILY NEWS 10/3/07)

REAMS, Fannie Hunter Wicker   Obituary of FANNIE HUNTER WICKER REAMS - Fannie Reams was born in the Knott County District of Rock Fork near Garrett, Kentucky, on December 22, 1909. She was the fifth child of eleven born to Dan and Julie Hunter. Fannie passed away to be with her Lord and Savior on May 19, 1998, at the home of her daughter Earlie Higgins, near Marengo, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dan and Julie Hunter, seven brothers and three sisters. Also preceding her were her first husband, Bill Wicker, who was shot and killed in March, 1940, after 14 years of marriage and three children; son, Worley, who died in 1985; and infant son, Sam , who died at less than one year of age. Fannie remarried later to Walter Reams, who passe d away in 1969. Fannie is survived by her daughter, Earlie Wicker Higgins, and son-in-law, Carlos Higgins, of Marengo, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Geneva Reynolds Wicker, wife of Worley, of Wabash, Indiana; 2 stepchildren, James Reams of Stevenson, Alabama, and Betty Jo Reams McAllister of Fayetteville, Tennessee. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren , 1 great-great-grandchild, 5 step-great-grandchildren, and 1 step-great-great-grandchild. Fannie is remembered for having a small store and restaurant across the road from the Stumbo Memorial Hospital at Lackey, Kentucky. This was during the late 1930's with her first husband , Bill Wicker, where he was shot and killed in 1940. Fannie later married Walter Reams, and lived there until the late 1950's. She was known and remembered for her helping hand and open heart to her many friends in the area. Fannie, divorced from Walter Reams, ended up at Mt . Sterling, Kentucky, living there until 1992. She then moved to Marengo, Ohio, to live near her daughter, Earlie. While in the Mt. Sterling area, she attended the Mt. Sterling Old Regular Baptist Church regularly, and while in Ohio she was attending the Little Ruth Baptist Church near Marengo, and the Old Regular Baptist Church at Wyandot, Ohio, until her health prevented her from going. Almost two weeks before she passed on to meet her Lord, the Little Ruth congregation met at Fannie's bedside and held their services there in her daughter's home . Following this meeting, she declared to everyone that she was "ready to go home," and a few days later she did that. In the picture with her is her 5-year-old great-grandson, Kendal l Jason Coffman, to whom she was totally devoted and loved dearly. He lived next door and was the last person with whom Fannie spoke, just prior to her falling into a coma and passing on. She is greatly missed and still loved by family and many friends. Written by daughter and son-in-law, Earlie and Carlos Higgins. (Source: NEW SALEM ASSOCIATION, 173rd Annual Session, Old Regular Baptist Church, held at the New Salem Association Building, Minnie, Floyd County, Kentucky, September 25, 26, 27, 1998; transcribed by Unknown and posted on the KY Kinfolk Website, http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyknott2/OR_new_salem/obits_ns_1998. htm.) Original copy in the possession Terry Triplett.  Submitted by trip608@msn.com

REASOR, Myrtle Franklin   Age, 89, of N. Highland Ave., Prestonsburg, Ky., died Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center. Born September 12, 1912, in Hindman, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Watson Franklin and Flora Pigman Franklin. She was a former teacher for the Floyd County school system; a member of the First United Methodist Church for over 50 years; and local, state and Big Sandy Retired Teachers Associations. She attended Wheaton College and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 3 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. George Love officiating. Interment was in the Richmond Memorial Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky. Contributions suggested to First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg, Ky.  (FCT'S)

REATHERFORD, Johnny S.  Obit  Submitted by     From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

REATHERFORD, Yvonne Wells Age 63, of Prestonsburg, d., July 2, 1999, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Prestonsburg. Born May 2, 1936 at Auxier, d/o Sherman and Emma Goble Wells. She was a nurse's aide at Riverview Manor Nursing Home in Prestonsburg and a member of the Lancer Baptist Church. w/o  Johnny Reathefford. Survivors include one daughter, Kathy L. Tackett of Prestonsburg; one brother, Raymond Wells of Paintsville; two sisters, Sue Webb and Anna Mae Garrett, both of Prestonsburg. Burial was in Richmond Cemetery in Prestonsburg.

REDD, Catherine A.    Age, 49, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, February 18, 2003, at her residence. Born April 17, 1953, in Lexington, she was the daughter of Phyllis Anderson Hornbaker and step-father, Joe Hornbaker of Prestonsburg, and the late Dr. Harold Redd Jr. She was an attorney; member of the Floyd County Bar Association; Kentucky Bar Association; and a member of the First Christian Church at Paintsville. In addition to her mother and step-father, she is survived by two sisters, Jane Redd of Cincinnati, Ohio and Margaret Redd of Lexington; sister-in-law, Denise Wooton Redd of Hazard; a niece, Rebecca Redd, and a nephew, Robert Redd, both of Hazard. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, James A. Redd. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, March 1, at 3 p.m., at the St. James Episcopal Church in Prestonsburg, with the Reverend Johnnie R. Ross officiating. Burial, in the Lexington Cemetery, in Lexington, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  (FCT'S)

REDDY, Seelam Ashok  Age, 51, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, February 8, 2003, at his home. Born in Andhra Pradesh, India, he was the eldest son of Ramakrishna and Janakamma Reddy. He was a recently retired radiologist who worked in eastern Kentucky, since 1983. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Sujatha Reddy of Prestonsburg. Other survivors include one daughter, Prerana Reddy of New York City; three brothers, Prasad Reddy of Pleasanton, California; and Nagi Reddy and Chandrashekar Reddy, both of Phoenix, Arizona. Visitation will be Saturday, February 15, between 6 and 9 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home in Prestonsburg. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his name, to the National Kidney Foundation.  (FCT'S)

REECE, George    Age 77, of Hamilton, went home to be with the Lord, on Friday, January 23, 2004, at 6:25 p.m. at Hospice of Hamilton. He was born in Price, [Floyd County], Kentucky, on September 11, 1926, the son of David and Carrie (Tipton) Reece. George was a press operator at Fisher Body for 31 1/2 years, retiring in 1980. A Navy veteran of WWII, he was a member of Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church. George was a loving husband and father, who enjoyed woodworking and gardening. On November 16, 1946, in Brookville, Indiana, he married Shirley Skeoch. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Reece of Hamilton; eight sons, Arthur Reece and his wife Frances of Hamilton, William Reece and his wife Nancy of Hamilton, George Michael Reece of Trenton, Jack Reece and his wife Kathy of Trenton, Stanley Reece and his wife Karen of Hamilton, Chuck Reece and his wife Barb of Hamilton, James Reece and his wife Kim of Hamilton and Ronald Reece and his wife Joyce of Hamilton; four daughters, Susan Rose and her husband Clydel of Hamilton, Thelma Britt and her husband Brett of Hamilton, Barbara Bruce and her husband Kenneth of Hamilton and Nancy Washnock and her husband Kevin of Hebron, Kentucky; a daughter-in-law, Jackie Reece of Middletown; 47 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; two brothers, David Reece of Trenton and Clarence Reece of Somerville; three sisters, Mary Ross of Gratis, Ann McGowan and her husband Rex of Middletown and Catherine Williams of North Carolina; a brother-in-law, Jack Skeoch and his wife Marlene of Dunkirk, In! diana; a sister-in-law, Helen Doerflein and her husband Art of Cedar Grove, Indiana; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Steven Wayne Reece; four brothers, Arthur Reece, Chris Reece, Arnold Reece and Curtis Reece; and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Reece. The family extends a special thank you to nurses, Sharon and Mary Lynn at Ft. Hamilton Hospital for their care and concern. Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Wednesday, January 28, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Terry Zeller of Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12 Noon to 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church, 1324 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio 45013.  (January 27, 2004 Monday  Journal News, Hamilton, Ohio)

REED, Alma Staley  Age 99, of Winchester, Ky., formerly of Lackey, Ky., the widow of Rev. Dillard Reed, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at the Winchester Center for Health and Rehabilitation, Winchester, Ky. She was born April 27, 1902, in Hueysville, Ky., the daughter of the late John Staley and Margaret Campbell Staley. Mrs. Reed was a homemaker, and a member of the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Lurlie and Richard Howard of Winchester, Ky.; one granddaughter, Valett Schwartz of Erlanger Ky., and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Alma Staley Reed will be conducted Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Burial will follow in the Chandler Cemetery, Lackey, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

REED, Andy ,Age 94, of Arkansas Creek, Martin, d, September 19, 1997, at HRMC  Prestonsburg,  Born June 6, 1903 in Floyd County, s/o Teck Reed and Lizzie Moore Reed. . He was a former deacon at the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. h/o, Thursa C. Davis Reed; two sons, Ess Ell Reed of Martin and James C. Reed of Charleston, West Virginia; two daughters, Virginia Hopkins of Prestonsburg and Patty Hopkins of Grayson; one sister, Effie Howard of Garrett, Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

REED, Elbert  63 b-Jan.04 1935-Ohio d-Sep.24 1998 s/o George & Oma Reed h/o-Lavonne Parsons Reed   Bur: Hall Cem. Island Creek,  Ky.

REED, Hazel      Age 71 of Garrett, Ky. passed from this life on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 in Highlands Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg, Ky. She was born December 19, 1935 being the daughter of the late Oliver and Roxie Bolen Chaffins.  She was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gold "Chuck" Reed, Jr. in 1975.  She is survived by: Three Sons, Jesse Reed, Gregory Reed and Randy Reed all of Garrett, Ky. Two Daughters, Malessia Rister and Geniece Hamilton both of Garrett, Ky. Two Brothers, Dempsey Chaffins of Garrett, Ky. and Don Bolen of Crestveiw, Fl., two Sisters, Opal Chaffins of Willard, Ohio and Beatrice Moore of Taylor, Michigan. 2 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services for Hazel Reed will be conducted Friday, October 19, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, Kentucky with Bill "Junie" Tussey, Jr. officiating. Burial in the Chaffins Cemetery at Garrett, Ky. Under direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin, Ky., visitation is after 5:00 p.m., Wednesday. (HFH)

REED, Hazel  Age, 84, of Garrett, died Tuesday, January 11., 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, following an extended illness. Born on April 10. 1915, in Garrett, she was the daughter of the late Kelse and Ollie Colburn Chaffins. She was a member of the Garrett Christian Community Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. James Reed. Survivors include one son, James Reed Jr. of Lexington; three daughters, Jimmie Lou Johnson of Bypro, Ramona Patrick of Winchester, Renecca Jones of Lexington; one brother, Clayton Chaffins of Florida; two sisters, Elsie Chaffins of Garrett, Anis Bailey of Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  Burial will be in the Buckingham Cemetery, at Bevinsville

REED, James Brent   Age 42, of Cincinnati, Ohio, husband of Brenda Reed, formerly of Floyd County, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2003, in the Hospice Care Center of Cincinnati. He was born May 11, 1960, in Lexington, the son of James L. “Jim” Reed and Shelby Calton Reed of Lexington. He was an account representative for Horace-Mann Insurance Co., a veteran of the Gulf War, and was a member of the Drift Presbyterian Church. Survivors, other than his parents and wife, include his maternal grandfather, Hargis Calton of Palm Bay, Florida; one daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Reed of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother, Robert Alan (Edith) Reed of San Diego, California; two sisters, Janet (David) Johnson of Pippa Passes, and Deborah Ann Reed of Lexington; three nephews, Christopher Stumbo, Robert Reed and C.J. Davis; two nieces, Rebecca Reed and Kaitlyn Reed. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 18, at 3 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, with Sally Miller officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gradens at Ivel, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home. Pallbearers: John Calton, Christ Johnson, Morey Daniel, Bryon Reed, Brandon Reed, Michael Brogan, C.J. Davis, and Stuart Reed. The family has suggested that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, Ohio, or the Drift Presbyterian Church, at Drift.  (FCT'S)

REED, Larry Dean   Age 53, of Prestonsburg, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2006, in the V.A. Medical Center, in Huntington, W.Va. He was born April 6, 1953, in Knott County, the son of the late Andrew “A.J.” Reed and Faye McFarland Reed. He was a U.S. Army veteran and carpenter. Survivors include one son Johnathan Lee Reed of Langley; two step-sons, Michael Shane Salisbury of Langley, and Matthew Blake Reed of Wayland; one brother, Andrew Reed Jr., of Martin; two sisters: Sharon Patton of Prestonsburg, and Cindy Beatty of Middletown, Ohio. Funeral services for Larry Dean Reed were conducted, Tuesday, August 22, at 11:00 a.m., at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with John Patton officiating. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S Aug 23, 2006)

REED, Mart Phillip Reed, 33,  d-May 21, 1998  b-Feb.17, 1965 s/o Mart & Dora Owens Reed

REED, Olvie Vanderpool  Age 78, of Hueysville, Ky., wife of Roger Reed Sr., passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2002, in St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Ky. She was born June 11, 1922, in Glo, Ky., the daughter of the late William Vanderpool and Cordelia Sexton Vanderpool. She was a homemaker. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, Roger Reed Jr., of Hueysville, Ky., Jerry Reed of Lexington, Ky., and Gary E. Reed of Eastern, Ky.; one daughter, Priscille Reed Tussey of Hueysville, Ky.; two brothers, Robert Vanderpool of Plymouth, Oh., and Elliott Vanderpool of Kendallville In., 13 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Olvie Reed will be conducted Saturday, April 6, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the clergymen, Ondie Wireman and Roger Bolen, officiating. Burial will follow in the Reed Cemetery, Hueysville, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

REED, Pearlean Smith b. 04-15-1928 d. 08-29-1990 d/o A. J. & Goldie Williams Smith, w/o A/ J. Reed (d. 1987)bur: Reed Fam Cem, Hueysville

REED, Rebecca Elizabeth  Age 13, of Lexington, died Saturday, November 1, in Hindman, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was born February 27, 1990, in Lexington, a daughter of Deborah Ann Reed. She was an eighth grade student at June Buchanan School, in Hindman, a member of the choir, Drama Club, and a member of the Maxwell Presbyterian Church. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her maternal grandparents, Jim and Shelby Reed of Lexington; her great-grandfather, Hargis Calton of Palm Bay, Florida, Grannie Rose; special guardians (uncle and aunt) David and Janet of Pippa Passes, aunt and uncle Robert Alan and Edith Reed of San Diego, California; aunt, Brenda Reed of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother, Christopher Stumbo of Hazard; cousins, Robert W. Reed, Kaitlyn Reed, and Sara Reed; and many classmates, friends, and family members. She was preceded in death by her uncle, Brent Reed. Funeral services for Rebecca Elizabeth Reed will be Wednesday, November 5, at 2 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Sally Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.  (FCT'S)

REED, Rebecca Hughes  Age 91, of Hippo, d January 6, 1999, at the HRMC Prestonsburg,  She was born August 24, 1907, in Floyd County, d/o John Hughes and Louranie Frasure Hughes. She was a member of the United Baptist Church in Hippo, for 37 years. w/o , Goble Reed,  Survivors include three sons, Goble Reed Jr. of Boaz, Alabama, Carl Reed of Hippo, Jimmy Reed of Prestonsburg; five daughters, Thelma Stephens of Harold, Gertrude Goble, Elva Prater, Edith Maggard, and Carol Sue Prater all of Hippo.  Burial will be in the Reed Family Cemetery in Hippo.

REED, Roger Sr.   Age, 89, of Hueysville, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born June 8, 1914, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Gold and Sarah Patton Reed. He was a disabled coal miner and a veteran of the U.S. Army and World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Olvie Vanderpool Reed. Survivors include three sons, Roger Reed Jr. of Hueysville, Jerry Reed of Lexington, and Gary E. Reed of Eastern; a daughter, Priscilla Tussey of Hueysville; two brothers, Kelly Reed of Mousie, and John Reed of Hueysville; two sisters, Virgie Vanderpool of Garrett, and Myrtle Vanderpool of Greenwich, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Shannon Reed; two daughters, Pamra Reed and Janice Reed; five brothers, Norman Reed, Gold (Chuck) Reed Jr., Jessie Reed, A.J. Reed, and Claude Reed; three sisters, Clarice Pickett, Gail Dedmon, and Sadie Chadwick; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 22, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Rev. Ondie Wireman and Bill Tussey Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Reed Family Cemetery at Salyers Branch in Hueysville. Vistation was at the funeral home.   (FCT'S)

REFFETT, Carson "Red"    Age 75 of David, Kentucky entered eternal rest Tuesday Evening April 29, 2008 at the Prestonsburg Healthcare Center. He was born June 26, 1932 at David, Kentucky being the son of the late Malcolm and Kathryn Miller Reffett. He was a retired coal miner having worked for National Mines Corp. He was preceded in death by: the parents, 2 sisters, Ruby Jean Reffett and Ruth Pitts. Surviving are: the wife, Laudy B. Prater Reffett and One brother, Taylor Reffett of Winchester, Ky. Funeral Services: Friday, May 2, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. Hall FUneral Home Chapel with Ted Shannon officiating. Burial in the Reffett Cemetery at Pitts Fork - David, Ky. Under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin, Kentucky.  (HFH)

REFFITT, Bethel   75 b-May 06 1923-Risner  d-Aug.28 1998  d/o  Tommy & Lila Reffitt  Bur: Thornsbury Fam. Cem. Pyramid, Floyd Co. Ky.

REFFETT, Donna Faye  Age 48, of David, died Sunday, September 8, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born January 6, 1954, in Prestonsburg, the daughter of the late Elmer and Ruby Jean Reffett. She was a self-employed hair stylist and a member of the Quicksand Pentecostal Church. Survivors include one son, Shawn T. Amburgey of Prestonsburg; one daughter, April Dawn Ousley of Prestonsburg; two brothers, Bill and Dexter D. Reffett, both of David; one sister, Brenda Watson of David; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services for Donna Faye Reffett will be conducted Wednesday, September 11, at 1 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Roger Bolen and Earl Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Malcolm Reffett Cemetery, at David, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. (FCT'S)

REFFETT, Edwin P.  78  b-Apr.06 1920-Dock   d-Aug.25 1998  s/o  William M. & Minerva Skeans Reffett, h/o-Dorothy Coburn Reffett  Bur: Elk Cem. McArthur, Ohio   [World War II Veteran]

REFFITT, Elis of Caney Creek, b. 04-09-1923 Oyramid d. 03-17-1990 HRMC, s/o Johnny & Louellen Ousley, h/o Rosie Ousley Reffitt, Burial: Family Cem. on Caney Fork.

REFFETT, Emmie Frasure, b. 4-9-1897, Manton, d/o Mark and Tine Sizemore Patton, d. 10-23-1988, MARH, F. C., w/o (1) Phillip Frasure, (2) Denny Tackett, (3) Whitten Reffett, bur Family Cem, Langley

REFFETT, Frank Virgil Age 84, of Hager Hill, husband of the late Lilly Mae Click Reffett, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2005, in the Mountain Manor Nursing Home of Paintsville. He was born August 8, 1920, in Pyramid, the son of the late Harrison Reffett and Rebecca Compton Reffett. He was a retired coal miner, and a U.S. Army, World War II veteran. Survivors include his son, Virgil David Reffett of Auxier; one brother, Doug Reffett of Denver, Colorado; three grandchildren: Paul Reffett, Stephanie Justice, and Rachel Reffett; three great-grandchildren: Kevin Smiley, Kenneth Smiley, and Kala Jarrell. In addition to his wife, and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Sanford Reffett; and two sisters: Tina Hicks and Vicie Ward. Graveside services for Frank Virgil Reffett will be conducted, Wednesday, June 29, at 1 p.m., at Davidson Memorial Gardens, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation, at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

Reffett, Kennith Eugene Age, 54, of Caney, Martin, died Wednesday, September 22, 1999, at Pyramid, following an accident. Born on February 1, 1945, he was the son of Rosemary Ousley Reffett of Martin, and the late Ellis Reffett.  He was a disabled Coal -ndne[. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Thornsbury Reffitt. Other survivors include one Son, James Chaffins of Martin; 'two daughters, Carolyn Hall of Harold and Mary Reffitt of Martin; two brothers, Raymond Reffitt and Frank Reffitt, both of Martin; two sisters; Irene Griffith and Barbara Griffith, both of Martin; and ten grandchildren. Funeral services will be con- ducted Saturday, September 25, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, with Jim Sloce and others officiating. Burial will be in the family
cemetery on Caney, Martin

REFFETT, Ruby Jean Age 69, of David, w/o Elmer Reffett, died September 16, 1997, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, She was born April 16, 1928 in David,d/o Malcom and Kathryn Miller Reffett. She was a member of the Cold Springs Old Regular Baptist Church at Caney. Survivors include two sons, Billy Eugene Reffett and Dexter Dale Reffett, both of David; two daughters, Brenda Kay Watson and Donna Faye Reffett, both of David; two brothers, Carson Reffett of David, and Taylor Reffett of Winchester; one sister, Ruth Pitts of Manton, Burial will be in the Malcom Reffett Cemetery at David

REID, Charles C. "Speedy"   Age, 50, of Ivel, died Sunday, September 24, 2000, at his residence. Born on August 22, 1950, at Wheelwright, he was the son of Charles C. and Annabelle Reid. He was a member of the Wheelwright Masonic Lodge. Survivors, other than his parents include one daughter, Christy Reid Ison of Martin; four brothers, Kenneth Reid of Auxier, Jason Reid of Prestonsburg, Birchel Reid of Georgetown, Stanley Reid of Lexington; one sister, Deane Reid of Auxier; and one grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, September 27, at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Ralph Turner officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

REITZ, Henry Ellis   Age 81, of Martin, husband of the late Esther Halbert Reitz, died Saturday, October 21 in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He was born October 28, 1924, in Dornsife, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Victor and Grace Metz Reitz. He was a retired businessman, a Mason, and lifetime member of the DAV. Survivors include two sons: Michael Victor “Mike” Reitz, of Williamstown, and Thomas J. “Tommy Joe” Reitz, of Allen; one sister, Elsie Foster, of Minnepolis, Minnesota; six grandchildren: Stacey Games, Kris Retiz, John Michael Reitz, Cory Reitz, Cayne Reitz, and Courtney Reitz; and five great grandchildren: Kristopher Reitz Jr., Kyler Reitz, Cameron Reitz, Whitley Games, and Miranda Games. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, George Reitz; and one sister, Miriam Howell.  Funeral Service for Henry E. Reitz were conducted Tuesday, October 24, at 1:00 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Arnold Turner Jr., officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.  (FCT'S 10-25-2006)

REITZ, Irene J.  Age 74, of Drift, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2002, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital after an extended illness. She was born March 3, 1928, at Drift, the daughter of the late Lester and Lizzie Miller Judd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salisbury United Methodist Church, and the Drift Women’s Club. She is survived by her husband, Belford Reitz of Drift; one step-son, Belford Reitz Jr., and wife, Barbara, of Blaine, Minnesota; one step-daughter, Peggy Lattery and her husband, Bill; one sister, Josephine Hobson of Winchester; four nieces, Sue Brown, Cathyleen Hukle, Carol Whitlock and Irene Wilson; six nephews, Benny Hobson, Jack Hobson, Johnny Judd, Mark Judd, Tommy Judd and Lester Judd. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 24, at 1 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home in Martin, with Ted Shannon and Bobby Lawson officiating. Burial was in the Drift Cemetery, at Drift. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hall Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

RENCH, Geraldine Scott  Age 67, of Sherwood, Michigan, formerly of Garrett, widow of Richard E. Rench, passed away Monday, Februaty 30, 2006, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She was born October 13, 1938, in Garrett, the daughter of the late Ewing Scott and Sally Hicks Scott. She was a retired secretary, formerly employed by Clark Equipment, and was a member of Grace Freewill Baptist Church, of Albion, Michigan. Survivors include a son, Michael John Rench of Sherwood, Michigan; three brothers: Wincell Scott of Wolverine, Michigan, Bruce Scott of Garrett, and Burl Scott of Martin; three sisters: Vivian Vanderpool of Garrett, Carol Castle of Lowmansville, and Vicki Crow of Flat Gap; four grandchildren: Melissa Ann Musser, Michael John Rench Jr., Corey Rench, and Bradley Rench; and a great-grandchild, Blaize Koehneke. Funeral services for Geraldine Scott Rench will be conducted Saturday, February 25, at 1 p.m., at Richard Henry Funeral Home, Battle Creek, Michigan, with Clergyman Earl Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, Michigan. Local arrangements are under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation, is from 2 to 10 p.m., Wednesday, at Hall Funeral Home, and from 2 to 9 p.m., Friday, at Richard Henry Funeral Home, Battle Creek, Michigan.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Barbara Sue    Age 59, long-time resident of Pikeville Manor Nursing Home of Pikeville, passed away Friday, March 31, 2006, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, in Lexington.  She was born July 9, 1946 in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Homer Reynolds and Lorraine Casebolt Reynolds. Survivors include her stepmother, Myrtle Reynolds of Catlettsburg; a sister, Gwen Webb of Lexington, and a stepbrother, Dr. Ray Reynolds of Franklin.  Funeral services for Barbara Sue Reynolds were conducted Sunday, April 2, at 11 am., at the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin.  Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home.  Visitation was at the funeral home.  Pallbearers: Noel Harilson, Roy Reynolds, Rick Johnson, Gene Brooks, Vernon Reynolds, and Richard Charles.  (April 5, 2006 FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Bernice     Age 75, of Hi Hat, Ky., wife of Arnold Reynolds, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at the Kings Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Kentucky. She was born September 03, 1931 in Teaberry, Ky., the daughter of the late Effort Hamilton and Lillie Mae Bartley Hamilton. Mrs. Reynolds was a homemaker and a member of the Pilgrim Rest Regular Baptist church. Survivors include her husband, Arnold, a daughter, Debbie Lois Reynolds Newsome and her husband Billy, a brother, Henry Hamilton, Teaberry, Ky., a grandson. Franklin O'Neil Mathews and his wife Sherry, and two step great-grandchildren, Cody Chaffins and Jacquelyn Chaffins. Preceding her in death was her parents, and three brothers, Earl Hamilton, Rufus Hamilton and Millis Hamilton. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 20, 2007, at 12:00 noon at the Pilgrim Rest Regular Baptist Church, Price, Ky., with the Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Burton Cemetery, Ligon, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky caring for those arrangements. Visitation is after 5:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Church.  (HFH)

REYNOLDS, Bud   Age 59 of Martin, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2006, in Martin. He was born January 7, 1947 in Martin, the son of Ruth Virginia Skaggs Reynolds of Allen, and the late William J. Reynolds Jr.  He was a retired school teacher, a member of the National Education Association, KEA, FCEA, KTRS, Floyd County Retired Teachers Association, Kentuc-ky Democratic Party, U.K. Alumni, and the Blue White Fund. He is survived by his mother, Ruth Virginia Skaggs Reynolds of Allen; two sisters: Patty Reynolds of Martin, and Jody Reynolds (Randall) Blackburn of Staffordsville; and a nephew, Ethan Wade Reynolds of Louisville. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 27, at 1:00 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Randy Osborne officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Bud Reynolds Scholarship Fund, 311 North Arnold Avenue, Prestonsburg, KY 41653. Attn: Darlene Irick. Pallbearers: Ethan Black-burn, Zac Branham, Ethan Conley, Bryon Hall, Troy Moore, Mark Martin, Eddie Clark, Tim Allen and Ernie Collins. Honorary: Wally Cook, Gary Dean Chaffins, Larry Hall, Tommy Hall, Raymond Griffith, Jr., Lewis Parker Reynold, Jr., Robert Allen, David Allen and Randall Blackburn.  (FCT'S 10-27-2006)

REYNOLDS, Carl Dean   Age, 43, of Beaver, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, at his residence. Born on April 5, 1963, in Ohio, he was the son of Arthur Reynolds of Garrett, and the late Opal Bentley Reynolds. He was a disabled coal miner, and a member of Indian Bottom Old Regular Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Carol Hamilton Reynolds. Other survivors include his sons: Brandon Reynolds, Trenton Reynolds, and Shane Yates, all of Beaver, Danny Reynolds, and Richie Reynolds, both of Michigan; a daughter, Dawn Reynolds of Michigan; a special nephew: Bobby Reynolds of Beaver; brothers: Hugh Reynolds of Virgie, Barry Reynolds of Beaver, and Thomas Patrick Reynolds of Michigan; a sister: Tina Reynolds of Lexington; and a grandson: Christopher Gage. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Patrick (Peanut) Reynolds Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday May 3, at 11 a.m. at the Little Rosa Regular Baptist Church in McDowell, with Gary Compton officiating. Burial will be in the Bentley Cemetery, Tackett Fork in Beaver, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is at the Church. Active pallbearers: Hugh Reynolds, Bobby Reynolds, Todd Stapleton, Darvin Belcher, Dean Hall, Barry Reynolds, and Donnie Gene Newsome.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Charles E.  Age 68, of Lorain, Ohio, formerly of Floyd County, died Wednesday, October 23, 2002, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph Residential Center, in Lorain, following an illness of several weeks. Born in Beaver, he was the son of the late Walter and Nannie (nee Jones) Reynolds. He had been a resident of Lorain for more than 50 years. He worked in 3 Seamless Mill, Hot End of U.S. Steel Lorain Works, before retiring in 1993, after 41 years of service. He was a member of United Steel Workers Union Local No. 1104. He was a member of Pleasantview Old Regular Baptist Church in Litchfield. He enjoyed fishing and camping. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Angustine Cooper and Imogene Turner; and three brothers, Emmit, Danny, and Wallace. Survivors include his wife, Leona; two sons, Frederick, of Lorain, and Charles Michael, of Willowick; two daughters, Theresa Taylor, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and, Melanie Spare, of Balground, Georgia; two stepsons, James Randall Williams and John W. Williams, both of Lorain; and one stepdaughter, Geri Lynn Howard, also of Lorain; seven grandchildren, 13 step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; a stepmother, Edith Reynolds, of Springport; five brothers, Ronnie Dean, of Betsy Layne, Larry, of Celina, Tennessee, Wendell, of Albion, Michigan, Glen, of Jackson, Michigan, and Donald, of Springport; and five sisters, Loretta Reynolds, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mabel Martin, of Springport, Michigan; Fay Finister, of North Olmstead, Pauline Newson, of Elyria, and Ella Ruth Hall, of Beaver. Funeral services for Charles E. Reynolds were held Saturday, October 26, at Pleasantview Old Regular Baptist Church, Litchfield. Elder Larry Newsome officiated. Burial was in Resthaven Memory Garden, Avon. Funeral arrangements were handled by Dovin Funeral Home, Lorain, Ohio. Information courtesy of Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Charlotte Elaine Age 62, of Sitka, died June 3, 1999, at HRMC, Prestonsburg, Ky.  Born February 11, 1937, d/o  Sylvia Slone and the late George Slone. w/o  Charles Reynolds. Other survivors include two sons, Ricky Davis of Sitka, Val Davis of Thelma; two daughters, Karen Diane Stumbo of Prestonsburg, Teresa Holbrook of Paintsville; one step-son, Michael Reynolds of Marietta, Ohio; two step-daughters, Rhonda Reynolds and Pamela Reynolds, both of Marietta, Ohio; one brother, Graden Slone and one sister, Pamela O'Bryan, both of Sitka; Burial was in the Sparks Cemetery located at Blaine.

REYNOLDS, Christine Rose Belcher  Age, 77, of Martin, Ky., died Sunday, October 14, 2001, following a brief illness. Born on December 23, 1923, in Wayland, Ky., she was the daughter of the late James and Rebecca Spradlin Belcher. She was a homemaker and member of Grace Chapel. Survivors include two sons, Lewis Parker Reynolds Jr. of Martin, Ky. (Chuck); John William Reynolds Sr. of Cave Run Ky. (Willie); two daughters, Sandra Slone of Martin, Ky., Susie Tackett of McDowell, Ky.; one brother, Tommy Belcher of Jackscreek, Ky.; one sister, Helen Marshall of Maytown, Ky., 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, John W. Belcher and three sisters, Ruby Childers, Pearl Milburn and Susie King. Funeral services will be conducted (today) Wednesday, October 17, 2001, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Randolph Crisp and Don Crisp officiating. Burial will be in the Whitt Martin Cemetery, Beaver, Ky., Knott County, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation will be at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Dennis  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

REYNOLDS, Dennis, B: 7-13-1914  Dony, Ky., D: 4-22-1995  Lexington, Ky. s/o Kay & Vadie Hamilton, h/o Ossie Martin children: Kenes, Joe, Arthur Lee, Carless, Ernest, Dollie, Marlene &, Wanda Jean 2 bros. & 7 sis.

REYNOLDS, Dennis Patrick  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

REYNOLDS, Dennis Patrick, B: 4-10-1971, D: 3-5-1991, s/o Arthur Lee Reynolds & Opal Bentley, gs/o Dennis Reynolds bro.: Carl Dene, Berry, Hugh O'Brian & Tommy

REYNOLDS, Dorothy Cole, B: 1912  D: 8-6-1978, d/o Eligah and Lissie Henson Cole w/o Hayden Reynolds bro-sis: Arthur Lee, Bertha, James, Pearl, Arizona and F.D.

REYNOLDS, Edgar  Age, 75, of Hi Hat, died Saturday, February 10, 2001, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital.  He was born August 13, 1925, in Ligon, the son of the late Festus Reynolds and Elsie Belle Newsome Reynolds. He was a disabled coal miner. Survivors include one sister, Hazel Brown of Mason, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 12, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Louie Ferrari and Kenny Brewer officiating. Burial was in the Burton Cemetery, Ligon. (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Franklin D.  Age, 69, of Printer, died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. Born January 19, 1935, in McDowell, he was the son of the late James and Frankie Jane Slone Reynolds. He was a mechanic and coal truck driver, and attended the Old Time Baptist Church, at Printer. Survivors include a sister, Velma Mathews of Oak Grove; and many nieces and nephews. In addtion to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Reynolds; and four sisters: Cristalee Mathews, Thelma Patton, Nevaline Blanton, and Lola Mae Ousley. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 1, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Denver Meade officiating. Burial will be in the Dingus Cemetery at Dinwood, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Gaylord  Age 65, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away, Thursday, August 14, 2003. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jeff and Hattie Reynolds; one son, Doug; four sisters and six brothers. He is survived by Ellen Reynolds, his wife of 41 years. Other survivors include two sons Terry and wife, Vickey, and Glenn and wife, Tanya; one daughter, Angela and husband, Doug Cusick; one brother, Homer Reynolds; five sisters, Ruby Akers, Madge Spurgeon, Mona Damron, Maudie Meade and Joanne Whipp; grandchildren, Joshua and Kassi Cusick, Ashley, Courtney, Brittney, Rachel, Rebecca, Luke and Mariah Reynolds; numerous nieces and nephews; and several other relatives and friends. Gaylord retired from Montgomery County Parking Garage, after 20 years of service. Funeral services were 1 p.m., Monday, August 18, at Newcomer-Farley Funeral Home, 3940 Kettering Blvd., with Moderator Dee Osborne and Foster Akers officiating. Burial was at Willow View Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Homer  Age, 82, of Catlettsburg, formerly of Allen, died Sunday, August 7, 2005, in Lexington. Born June 19, 1923, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Jeff and Matilda Hamilton Reynolds. He was a retired Ironworker, a member of Ironworkers Local 769, Ashland, a member of the Oakland Avenue Baptist Church, a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the South Pacific during WW II, and was awarded the Purple Heart. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Johnson Reynolds. Other survivors include one son, Dr. Roy D. Reynolds, and his wife Judy, of Franklin; two daughters: Gwendolyn R. Webb of Lexington, and Barbara Sue Reynolds of Pikeville; four sisters: Maudie Meade of Dayton, Ohio, Joan Reynolds of Canton, Ohio, Ruby Akers of Dayton, Ohio, and Madge Spurgeon of Paintsville; and three grandchildren: Alan Reynolds of Bowling Green, Tasha Harilson of Nicholasville, and Monica Webb of Lexington. He was preceded in death by seven brothers, and five sisters. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 10, at 1 p.m., in the Steen Funeral Home-Marshall Steen Chapel, in Ashland, with Rev. Paul Padget officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. Military graveside rites will be held by the Big Sandy Chapter 18 DAV, Auxier. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, James “Jimmy”  Age 52, of Prestonsburg, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2003, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He was born March 24, 1950, in Ohio, the son of the late Ethel Reynolds. Survivors include his caregiver, Verlie Newman Joseph of Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 9, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Hubert Presley officiating. Burial was in the Newman Cemetery, Hi Hat, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Jim  B: 2-14-1900, s/o Fred and Louisa Reynolds, h/o (1) Frankie Jane Slone children: Velma, Thelma, Christa Lee, Thomas, Nevoline, Lola Mae and Franklin, h/o Sally Meade , 1 brother  Tevis

REYNOLDS, Karen Sue  Age, 41, of Printer, died Friday, December 8, 2000, at Wolfe County Care Center, Campton, following an extended illness. Born on November 16, 1959, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of Marietta Halbert Reynolds of Printer, and the late Thomas Reynolds. She was an office worker for Landmart Inn in Pennsacola, Florida and was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Survivors include one son, Jason Ryan Reynolds of Printer; three brothers, Stephen Terry Reynolds of Oregon City, Oregon, Wayne Edward Reynolds of Printer, Ronald Neal Reynolds of Allen; three sisters, Sharon Kaye Mayo of Printer, Donna Gay Davlantis of Springfield, Illinois, and Maria Lynn Reynolds of Martin. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 12, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Renee Thornsberry officiating. Burial was in the Halbert Cemetery, Printer, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Marcqueline "Marcie" Age, 65, of Sassafras, died Sunday, February 13, 2000, at the Vencor Hospital at Louisville. She was born in Anco, on October 1, 1934, the daughter of the late Joe Couch and Maude Feltner Couch. She is survived by her husband, Bert Reynolds. Other survivors include one daughter, Becky Hall of Kite; three brothers, Hobert Couch of Anco, Farmer Couch of Sassafras, and Donnie Couch of Hazard; and 5 grandchildren.  Burial in the Rest Haven Memorial at Jeff, Knott Co.

REYNOLDS, Marie Hall, b. 3-5-1923, F.C., d/o Andy and Myrtle Burns Hall, d. 1-22-1988, F.C., car/coal truck accident, bur: Lucy Hall Cem, McDowell

REYNOLDS, Millie M.  Age, 80, of Marion, Ohio, died November 13, 2000, at Morningview Care Center. She was born March 16, 1920, in Wayland, the daughter of the late Mart and Mandy Collins Moore. She was graduated from Wayland High School and the Mansfield Beauty Academy. A former Westinghouse Corp. employee, she was also the former owner of Art Way Beauty Salon in Mansfield. Along with her husband, the late Everett Reynolds, she started E&M Beauty College in Mansfield in 1960. She held cosmetology licenses in several states, including Ohio, Michigan, Florida and Virginia. A member of Good Faith Baptist Church, she was a World War II Air Force veteran. She is survived by a sister, Margaret Speakman of Marion; two step-grandchildren, and several step-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday, November 17, at 10 a.m. at Good Faith Baptist Church, with Rev. Barkley Slone officiating. Burial will be Saturday, November 18, at the Reynolds Cemetery at Mallie. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are being handled by Boyd Funeral Home in Marion and by Hindman Funeral Services. (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Mirtie Newsome   Age 93, of Ligon, Ky., widow of Effort Reynolds, passed away Wednesday, April 02, 2008, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born March 23, 1915 in Biscuit, Ky., the daughter of the late Jack Newsome and Fannie Stumbo Newsome.  Survivors include a daughter, Freda Hayes, Harrodsburg, Ky., a sister, Mae Howell, Andrews, In., six grandchildren, Brigette Flannery, Belinda Hall, Breena Akers, Chris Kemp, Lesa Shepherd and Amy Faye Hayes, and four great grandchildren, Cortney, Brandon, Andrea and Cody. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two sons, Billy Gene Reynolds and James Calvin "Bub" Reynolds, a daughter, Faye Reynolds Kemp, six brothers, Cassie Newsome, Crit Newsome, Ed Newsome, Frank Newsome, Homer Reynolds, and Harold Reynolds, six sisters, Dude Akers, Nell Cole, Ruth Hamilton, Mellie Holbrook, Doll Newsome, and Virdie Placktus. Funeral services for Mirtie Newsome Reynolds will be conducted Saturday, April 05, 2008, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Clergyman Jerry Manns and Clinton Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the Burton Cemetery, Ligon, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., caring for those arrangements. (HFH)

REYNOLDS, Oma T. Branham Newsome  Age, 89, of Harold, Ky, wife of the late Oscar Reynolds, passed away Monday, March 4, 2002, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville, Ky. She was born June 4, 1912, in Pike County, Ky., the daughter of the late Myles Branham and Dulcenia Martin. Mrs. Reynolds was a homemaker, and a member of the Betsy Layne Freewill Baptist Church, Betsy Layne, Ky., since 1958. Survivors include five sons, Minis Newsom of Stanville, Ky., Omer Reynolds of Lantana, Fl., Vernon Reynolds of Printer, Ky., Myles Jefferson Reynolds of Wyandotte, Mi., Kenneth Darrell Reynolds of Trenton, Mi.; four daughters, Dollie Ralph of Carleton, Mi., Thelma L. Clark and Wanda Patierno, both of Harold, Ky., Geneva Wright of Belleville, Mi.; one brother, Myles Branham Jr. of Pikeville, Ky.; three sisters, Faye Lesley of Pikeville, Ky., Ginger Branham of Ocean City, Md., Ann Trichlo of Fairfax, Va., Dinah Viers of Ypsilanti, Mi.; 40 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and second husband, Mrs. Reynolds was preceded in death by her first husband, Preston Newsom; one son, James C. Reynolds; one daughter, Christine Newsom; and one sister, Opal Parkhurst. Funeral services for Oma T. Branham Newsom Reynolds will be conducted, Friday, March 8, 2002, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Clergyman Tracy Patton officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is after 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. (FCT's)

REYNOLDS, Ora Burke 1913-2002 Floyd County- Ora Burke Reynolds, 89, of Auxier, died Monday, Nov. 11, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg.  Born May 6, 1913, in Floyd County, she was a daughter of the late Charles Wesley and Grace Preston Burke. She was a homemaker and a member of Auxier Free Will Baptist church. She was preceded in death by her husband George Reynolds. Survivors include two daughters, Patsy Grace Reynolds Wells of Auxier and Georgene Reynolds Pack of Mt. Vernon, Ill; a brother, Eunice Music of East Point; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchidre; and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were Thursday, Nov. 14, at Auxier Free Will Baptist Church, with Rev. bobby Joee Spencer officiating. Burial was in Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville, under direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville.  (Big Sandy News Friday, November 15, 2002)  Submitted by

REYNOLDS, Ralph Graham  Age, 76, of Martin, died Friday, September 29, 2000, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, following an extended illness. Born on February 11, 1924, in Martin, he was the son of the late William J. Reynolds and Rebecca Mayo Reynolds. He was a retired Columbia Gas Transmission employee, a member of the Church of Christ, at Martin, and a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. Survivors include two sons, Billy and Jim Reynolds, both of Martin; five daughters, Peggy Thompson of Flatwoods, Becky Green, Nancy Mayo and Mickey Dingus, all of Martin, Alice Clark of Ashland; one sister, Alice Allen of Prestonsburg, 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 2, at noon, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman, Randolph Crisp, officiating. Burial was in the Osborne Cemetery, Martin, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Bobby Dingus, Ricky "Sam" Green, Jim Reynolds II, Shannon Rogers, Nick Jackson, Jamie Spurlock and Charlie Justice. Honorary pallbearers were Steven Jenkins, Jim Recktenwald, Rick Green, James Thompson, Dennis Mayo and Dave Clark.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Ray Daniel  Age 74, of Prestonsburg, Ky., passed away Friday, January 25, 2002, at the Highland Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Ky., after an extended illness. He was born January 11, 1928, at Hindman, Ky., a son of the late Cevester and Mary (Martin) Reynolds. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired community service worker. He was married to Kathleen Reynolds, who preceded him in death. He is survived by eight sons, Mr. Bob Reynolds of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Billy Yonts, Mr. C.V. Reynolds, Mr. Tom Reynolds, Mr. Randy Reynolds, Mr. Rex Reynolds, and Mr. Ronnie Reynolds, all of Prestonsburg, Ky., and Mr. Danny Reynolds of Ypsilanti, Mich; three brothers and five sisters also survive, Mr. Garr Reynolds of Ft. Meyers, Fla., Mr. Gotto Reynolds of Ironton, Ohio, Mr. Randolph Reynolds of Paintsville, Ky.; Mrs. Betty Parker, Mrs. Nordie Thompson, Mrs. Ann Woodrum, and Mrs. Kathy Reynolds, all of Georgia, and Mrs. Mary Little of Paintsville, Ky. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 28, 2002, at 2 p.m., at the Burke Funeral Home in Prestonsburg, Ky., with Wayne Price officiating. Burial was in the Richmond Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Burke Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Reda Endicott   Age, 56, of Cracker Bottom, Martin, died Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, in Martin. Born March 3, 1948, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Kruger and Nora Belle Roberts Martin. She was a former general manager of Pic-Pac Grocery, and a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, James Reynolds. Other survivors include a daughter: Mischa Endicott, (Steven Layne) Endicott of Lexington; a sister, Cheryl Johnson of Los Angeles, California; a grandson, Bradley Layne; and an aunt, Lucy Kinzer of Allen. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 13, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Randy Osborne and Renee Thornsbury officiating. Burial will be in the Roberts Family Cemetery, in Martin, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

REYNOLDS, Vada, B: 2-15-1896  D: 5-8-1982  McDowell, Ky., d/o Sam & Menda Jones Hamilton, w/o Kay Reynolds, 12 children

REYNOLDS, Waltust   Sr.  Age, 88, of Grethel, died Saturday, December 11, 2004, at his residence. Born March 15, 1916, in Beaver, he was the son of the late Dock Reynolds and Belle Reynolds. He was a retired construction worker, former employee of Floyd County Board of Education, and Road Department, a member of the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry, a Kentucky Colonel, a World War II Army veteran, and a member of the Betsy Layne, D.A.V. Chapter 169. He enjoyed the sport of fox hunting. He is survived by his wife, Marie Tackett Reynolds. Other survivors include one son: Waltust Reynolds Jr., and wife, Bonnie of Grethel; daughter, Debra Lynn Reynolds Tackett, and husband, Luther of Grethel; brothers: Edgar Reynolds of Mentor, Ohio, Vernon Reynolds of Lorain, Ohio, Phillip Dale Reynolds of Louisa, Dock Reynolds Jr. of Grethel; a sister, Lou Ellen Frasure of Grethel; grandchildren: Amy Lynn Kimbler, and husband, Dale, Mark Tackett, Trenton Tackett, Bradley Reynolds, Devon Reynolds; great-grandchildren: Bethany Kimbler and Cameron Kimbler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mothers, Hattie Reynolds and Maggie Hamilton Mitchell Reynolds; son, Jimmy Joe Reynolds; brothers: Demmis Reynolds, Walter Reynolds, Walk Reynolds, Cecil Reynolds; and sisters: Edith and Aggie Isaacs. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 14, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, at Teaberry, with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the Joe Reynolds Cemetery, at Beaver, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home, and at the church. Active pallbearers: Vernon Reynolds, Phillip Dale Reynolds, Dock Reynolds Jr., Mark Tackett, Trenton Tackett, Bradley Reynolds, Dale Kimbler, and Luther Tackett.  (FCT'S)

RICE, Anna Hyden Age, 70, of Nashville, Tennessee, died, February 19, 2000. Born in Langley, she was daughter of the late James F. and Fannie Click Hyden. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin Martin Rice. Other survivors. include one daughter, Gayle Nevils; one son, Tim Rice; two sisters, Lucille Gibson and Loretta Wash, both of Prestonsburg; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 22, at 10:30 a.m., at Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel, Nashville, Tennessee, with Wendell Byrd officiating. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery,  Serving as pallbearers were Brian Pate, Jason Pate, Jim Wash, David Wash, Joe Wash and J. T. Wash.

RICE, Anna Mae Combs  Age 70, of Mousie, died April 1, 1999 OLTW,Martin Ky . She was born in Knott County on April 23, 1928 d/o  Billie Combs and Made Bolen Combs. She is survived by three brothers, Arthur Combs , Archie Combs and James "Bud" Combs  five sisters, Ruth Combs , Erna Jean Martin , Bobbie Conley, Allie Colley, and Nell Conn, Burial followed in the Billie Combs Cemetery at Mousie

RICE, David J. Age 58, of Hazard, formerly of Floyd County, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, in the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was bom April 24, 1940, s/o Marvin Rice and Mary Emma Layne Rice. He is survived by two brothers, Donald Ray Rice and Morris Daniel Rice, both of Flat Gap; three sisters, Alva Mae Ousley of Martin, Ollie Faye Carpenter of Mt. Sterling, and Betty Kay Kramer ofLexington Burial was in the Hicks Cemetery, David.

RICE, Elder Willie ,Age 75, of Pikeville,d.  September 15, 1997, at his residence  Born August 1, 1922, in Floyd County, s/o  Samuel L. Rice and Lucretia Boyd Rice. He was  a veteran. He was a member of the New Life United Baptist Church at Banner. Surviving him are his wife, Maxie Newsome Rice; a son, Samuel Rice ; two stepsons, Orville E. Adkins and Kenis Gene Adkins, ; two daughters, Mary Conn  and Marsha Maynard of ; three sisters, Olga Allen , Sina Blanton  and Madge Mauk , Burial will be made in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

RICE, Elliott b. 09-27-1957 d. 11-24-1990 s/o Thelma Truman & Winfred Rice, h/o Becky Smith Rice, bur: Joe Hall Cem at Topmost

RICE, Jaynes Luther Age, 67, of Hanahan, South Carolina, died January 19, 2000, at a Charleston Hospital. He was born June 1, 1932, in Banner, the son of the late Oscar Ola Rice and Nellie Compton Rice of Paintsville. He attended Betsy Layne High School, served in the US Army and was a retired construction worker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Gervane Rice.. Survivors include his mother, Nellie Compton Rice of Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Paintsville; one sister, Betty Jane Hopkins of Goose Creek, South Carolina; three brothers, Lucian G. Rice of Salyersville, Howard R. Rice of Salyersville, Oscar E. Rice of Martin. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, February 5, at the Gunnell/Rice Cemetary, at Banner.

RICE, John H., b. 5-2-1920, Allen, F.C., s/o Larry and Alice Patton Rice, d. Aug 24, 1988, Pike Co, Ky, h/o Lillie Patton Rice, sons, Nicky, Gary, Johnny, , daugh: Dolores, Jewell, Darlene, Debbie, bur: Davidson Mem Gardens

RICE, John Jr.   Age, 76, died Tuesday, August 20, 2002, at his residence. Born October 3, 1925, in Glo, he was the son of John W. and Willie Mae (Snavely) Rice. He was a Marine veteran of World War II, having served as a military policeman in Guam. He owned and operated a market and several service stations. He served as bar manager at the V.F.W. Post #3030. He was a retired meat cutter, who enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William; and two sisters, Helen and Aileen. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Pegg Rice; one son, Phillip John Rice, of Otsego Michigan; two daughters, Linda (Dennis) Snider, of Plainwell, and Colleen (Boyd) Morris, of Seward, Alaska; two grandchildren, Jeremiah (Crystal) Morris, of Wasilla, Alaska, and Andrea (Thomas) Boor, of Seward, Alaska; two great-grandchildren, Triston and Haley Boor; three brothers, Luther (Florence) Rice, of Allegan, Curtis (Edith) Rice and Donal (Mary) Rice, both of Warren, Michigan; one sister, BettyLou (Reaford) Blankenship, of Oak Harbor, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 24, at 1 p.m., at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, Michigan. Chaplain Donal Ray Rice will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by V.F.W. Post #3030. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

RICE, Leabelle Marie  Age 82, of Betsy Layne, wife of the late Cecil Rice, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2002, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville. She was born October 5, 1920, in Betsy Layne, the daughter of the late Joe Stone and Alice Lynch Stone. She was a retired cook, having worked for 20 years with the Floyd County School System, and was a member of the Betsy Layne Senior Citizens. Survivors include four sons, Ronald Dean Rice of Morgantown, Indiana, Gary Lee Rice of Teaberry, Bruce Edward Rice and Timothy Wayne Rice, both of Betsy Layne; two daughters, Linda Carol Samons of Banner, and Brenda Kay Campbell of Pikeville; one brother, Bill Stone of Lexington, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services of Leabelle Marie Rice will be conducted Wednesday, December 11, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Ferguson Cemetery, at Harold, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

RICE, Malta Music , Age, 81, of Little Paint, wife of Russell Rice, died Sunday, February 13, 2000, at' the Hazard Nursing Home. She was born May 21, 1918, the daughter of the. 1 ate Sam K. Music and Nora Davis Music. Malta and her husband, Russell lived at Little Paint during most of their 58 years of marriage. They have been faithful members of the Little Paint First Church of God for more than 60 years. Due to Malta's health, she had not been able to attend church services during the past few years, but her life was a witness of her love for the Lord and the Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Sharon Kaye R. Watkins and one son, Clarence Russell Rice, both of Little Paint; one sister, Goldie Music Coiling and one brother, Edward C. Music, both of Prestonsburg; four grandchildren. and six great-grandchildren. Serving as active pallbearers are Montie Rice, Jack Rice, Jr. Setser, Steve Rice, Barry Rice and Jeremy Watkins. Honorary pallbearers are John D. Rice, Clarence Rice, Alan Sublett, Jerry Meek, Jim Vanover, Bill D. Music, Jim Ward and Bill Williams.Bur: Lakeview Memorial Cemetery

RICE, Martha Elizabeth Bartley Age, 78, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at her residence. Born on March 22 1922, in Ligon, she was the daughter of the late Acie and Mandy Horn Bartley. Her husband, Shirley B. Rice, preceded her in death. Survivors include one son, Harry G. Rice of Indianapolis, Indiana; seven daughters, Clara J. Hamilton, Ruby M. Rice, Amanda L. Rice, Barbara J. Rice, and Debbie K. Rice, all of Indianapolis, Audrey M. Lowe of Abington, Virginia, and Shirley A. Davis, of Prestonsburg; one half-brother, Ray Fenix, seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Burial  in the Elmer Rice Cemetery, Banner, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

RICE, Mollie Marie Patton  Age, 94, of Garrett, died Friday, June 11, 2004, at her residence. Born December 18, 1909, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late William (Bill) and Minerva Dawson Patton. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Hueysville Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Rice. Survivors include her daughters: Agnes Rice of Auxier, and Lorena Rice and Carrie Rice, both of Garrett; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Verda Johnson; her brothers: Willie (Ticky) Patton, James Patton, and Moses Patton; sisters: Polly Lafferty, Nannie Davis, Byrd Patton, and Julie Prater. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 13, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, at Martin, with Chester Varney officiating. Burial will be in the Huff Cemetery, at Hueysville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S) 

RICE, Nicy Conn born 11-05-1895 died 04-09-1991 daughter of Hiram and Catherine Howell Conn, wife of Elmer W. Rice

RICE, Raleigh K.  Age 97, of Prestonsburg, d, May 7, 1999, at HRMC following a brief illness. Bom May 11, 1901, at Little Paint, s/o Samuel G. and Rebecca Leake Rice. . He was a member of the Little Paint First Church of GOd. h/o  Dialpha Robirlson Rice. He is survived by three sons; Russell, Montie, and Jack Rice, all of East Point; one daughter, Emma Leah Bullock of Benson, Arizona; Burial was in the Robinson Cemetery at Little Paint.

RICE , Ronnie Dale  Age, 33, of Wildwood, Florida, formerly of West Prestonsburg, died Sunday, January 2, 200O, at Monroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida, following a brief illness. He was born January 22, 1966, the son of Cordella Faye Roberts Rice of Wildwood, Florida, and the late Willie D. Rice. He was
a 1984 graduate of Wildwood High School. He had been a security officer and a former Wildwood Florida police officer. In addition, to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Kelsey Alyssa Rice of Labelle, Florida; one brother, Michael Curtis Rice of Wildwood, Florida; and his maternal grandmother, Nettle M. Roberts, also of Wildwood.  Martin. Burial will be in the Hicks Cemetery Hippo

RICE, Verlie L. Age 75, of Highland Terrace, Prestonsburg, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, at his residence after a long illness. 'He was born November 15, 1924, at East Point, the son of the late Margaret (Maggie) Music and Judd Rice. He was a retired parking lot attendant for the City of Prestonsburg and attended the First Church of God. He is survived by two brothers, Thomas J. Rice of Hager Hill and John D. Rice of East Point, and two sisters, Vertice Cartmell of Prestonsburg and Nell Conley of East Point.  Burial was in the Richardson Family Cemetery at East Point

RICE, Willis "Hal"Jr.Age 41, of Old Middle Creek Road on Route 404 at Blue River died Sept. 13, 1990 at Highlands Regional Medical Center .Born Jan. 14, 1949, in Prestonsburg, s/o  Willis "Burr" Harold Rice and Charlotte Hall Rice Cooper .addition to his mother, he is survived by his step father CharlesCooper of Lady Lake; h/o Ottie Sammons Rice;children: , Willis Hal "Buddy" Rice , Charles Lee Rice,Stephanie R. Holbrook of Prestonsburg; two sisters, Sandra Kunce of Woodland, Calif., and Pamela R. Meyer of Blue River; and one grandson, Brandon Douglas Holbrook. Burial will follow in the family cemetery on Middle Creek Road, Prestonsburg.

RICHMOND, Everett Hampton “Buster” Jr.  Age 85, of Langley, husband of Olga Bolen Richmond, passed away Friday, August 30, 2002, at the Prestonsburg Health Care, Prestonsburg. He was born July 7, 1917, in Garrett, the son of the late Everett Hampton Richmond Sr., and Grace Wolfe Richmond. He was self-employed, a member of the Montgomery Baptist Church, at Carrie, and Zebulon Masonic Lodge, No. 273, Prestonsburg. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Steven Brian Richmond of Lexington; one daughter, Linda Kay Richmond Salisbury, (Bill) of Langley; one daughter-in-law, Donna Richmond of Vienna, Ohio, and four grandchildren, William Salisbury, Jonathan Salisbury, Lance Richmond and Kaitylyn Richmond. He was preceded in death by one son, Robert Joseph Richmond. Funeral services for Everett Hampton Richmond Jr., were conducted Sunday, September 1, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergymen, Archie Everage, Ricky Smith and Thomas Caudill, officiating. Burial was in the Johnson Cemetery, Hueysville, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Bill May, Joe Hofefich, Michael Hofefich, Jeff Hofefich, Tim Caudill, William Salisbury, Johnathan Salisbury, Bill Turner, and Herman Vanderpool. Honorary: Hollie Conley, Roy Martin, James Allen, and Homer Draughn.  (FCT'S)

RICHTER, Ruby Napier Age, 75; of Garrett, died Friday, April 21, 2000, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Born on July 24, 1924, at Garrett, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Rhoda Moore Napier. She was a member of the Garrett Baptist Church. Her husband, Adolph "Rick" Richter, preceded her in death. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Victor of Lexington, and Sandra Nelson of Paintsville; one brother, Clarence Napier of Louisville; one sister, Delcie Gayheart of Eastern, and four grandchildren. Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel

RICKMAN, Georgia Margaret  Age, 61, of Cynthiana, formerly of Floyd County, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Born December 20, 1943, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of Vannie Lewis Rickman of Washington Court House, Ohio, and the late George Rickman. She was a homemaker and mother. In addition to her mother, she is survived by one son, Jeffrey Neil Rickman of Pickerington, Ohio; two daughters: Maria Catron of Cynthiana, and Wendy Crum of Washington Court House, Ohio; one brother, Clarence Goble of Cynthiana; two sisters: Lorine Caldwell of Mt. Olivet, and Kathryn Dunt of Pickerington, Ohio; 11 grandchildren: Shawn, Danny, Jonathan, Kristy, Billy, Tommy, David, Jason, Taylor, Rachel and Hannah; six great-grandchildren: Kourtney, Isaiah, Caleb, Taylor Jade, Samjah and Elizabeth. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 28, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Doug Lewis and Jim Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, where services were held on Tuesday evening. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

REID, Juanita C.   Age 76, of Newnan, Georgia, formerly of Prestonsburg, passed away Friday, December 29, 2006, at the Newnan Hosptial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Newnan, Georgia.  She was born February 16, 1930, in Melvin, the daughter of the late Jack Caudill and Deliah Gibson Caudill. She was a registered nurse.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Reid.  Survivors include two daughters: Deborah Reid of Newnan, Georgia, and Linda Vanover of Griffin, Georgia; a grandson, Jonathan Roy Vanover of Paintsville; two sisters: Edith Hannah of Peachtree City, Georgia, and Flora Caudill of Arkansas.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Caudill.  Funeral services for Juanita C. Reid will be conducted Wednesday, January 3, at 2:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel in Martin, with Jake Tackett and John Allen officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mayo Cemetery, in Prestonsburg, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.  Visitation, at the funeral home.   (FCT'S 01-03-2007)

RIFFE, Don Michael  Age, 31, of Paintsville, died Saturday, January 20, 2001, at his residence. He was born June 13, 1969, in Williamson, West Virginia, a son of Lou Riffe Tackett and the late Don Cassady Riffe. He was a technician with Fannin’s Plumbing. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Brandi Maynard Riffe, a daughter, Cassidy Michaela Riffe, both of Paintsville, and his stepfather, Dicky Tackett. Funeral services were Tuesday, January 23, at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel in Paintsville, with Jerry Fannin officiating. Burial was in the Cline Cemetery at Inez. (FCT'S)

RIFE, Fred Lowell, Age 52, of Harold, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, at his residence, following a brief illness. Born on September 10, 1947, in Wheelwright, he was the son of the late Marion Hatfield and Sylvia June Rife Hatfield Elliott. He was a disabled coal miner, and member of the Church of Christ at Weeksbury. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Lea Clayton Rife. Burial  in the Rife Family Cemetery, at Weeksbury

RIFE, Flora S.  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

RIGNEY,  James E. (Red)   Age, 83, of Martin, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at his residence. Born December 7, 1919, in Cabell County, Ohio, he was the son of the late George W. and Minnie Conley Rigney. He was a retired coal miner, a veteran of the U.S. Army, World War II, the D.A.V., and was a member of the Spurlock Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gracie M. Damron Rigney. Survivors include one son, Shawn Daniels of Drift; a daughter, Barbara Crisp of Martin; three step-children; three brothers, Marvin Rigney of Bycrus, Ohio, Franklin Rigney of Tampa, Texas, and Hartley Rigney of Procterville, Ohio; a sister, Eva Haskin of Red Bluff, California; four grandchildren, Katherine Grace, Anthony Scott, Laura Ann and Dakota Storm. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Harrison Rigney, Robert Rigney and Gilbert Rigney; and four sisters, Mable May Gregory, Brenda Weller, Catherine Rigney and Eleanor Rigney. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 17, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Richard Bowens and Bruce Coleman officiating. Burial will be in the Drift Cemetery at Drift. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

RILEY, Palestine Isaacs Age, 66, of Cowpens, South Carolina, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at her home. Born October 7, 1938, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Okey and Edith Reynolds Isaacs, and the wife of the late Harvey Curtis Riley. She attended the Cowpens Church of God. Survivors include a daughter, Vivian Lindsay, and a son-in-law, Lee Thornton of Cowpens, South Carolina; a brother, Leon Isaacs of Cowpens, South Carolina; two sisters; Norma Riley and Rita Hall, both of Cowpens, South Carolina; three grandchldren: Brittany, Brandy, and Austin; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother: Leno Isaacs. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 26, at Cowpens Church of God, with Rev. Edwin Huggins officiating. Burial will be in the Daniel Morgan Memorial Gardens, under the direction of J.F. Floyd Mortuary, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Visitation is at the church. The family is at the home. An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.  (FCT'S)

RISNER, McIntire "Mack" , Age 76, of Martin, husband of Loretta Conn Risner, passed away Friday, April 29, 2005, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. He was born August 15, 1928, in Risner, the son of the late Lee Risner and Mousie Bradley Risner. He was a retired coal miner and a member of The Cold Springs Regular Baptist Church, in Martin, and a member of the UMWA. Survivors include his wife, Loretta; three sons: Bobby Risner of Prestonsburg, Billy Risner of Cannon, Georgia, and Barry Risner of Martin; one daughter, Deborah Haywood of Banner; two sisters: Lorraine Flickert of Selina, Ohio, and Josie Ousley of Martin; nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Adkins Risner; one daughter, Danita Miller; three brothers: Harrison Risner, James Risner, and Manis Risner; and three sisters: Opal Sturgill, Evie Tussey, and Rhonda Ousley. Funeral services for McIntire "Mack" Risner were conducted Sunday, May 1, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Risner Cemetery, Alum Lick Road, in Martin, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: John Haywood, Zachery Haywood, Robbie Risner, Nicholas Risner, Spencer Risner, Daniel Rowe, and Michael Hall. Honorary: David Conn, Troy Conn, Curt Conn, and Jerry Miller. (FCT'S)

RISNER, Melba Prater  Obit  (HFH) photo

RISNER, Ruth Pratt   Age, 81, of Bypro, died Friday, January 6, 2006, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Born October 16, 1924, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Elbert and Dolly Stephens Pratt. She was a business woman and homemaker; she owned and operated The Ben Franklin Store in Wheelwright for 55 years; she graduated from Wheelwright High School, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren G. Risner. Survivors include three daughters: Debbie Belcher of Prestonsburg, Delona Roth of Amherst, Massachusetts, and Denise Wilson of Winchester; two brothers: Darrell Pratt and Jimmy Pratt, both of Garrett; six sisters: Norma Salisbury of Ohio, Larue Lafferty of Hindman, Loretta Hackworth of Prestonsburg, Ella Zene Ritchie of Hindman, Shielda Lawson of Michigan, and Julia Jones of Floyd County; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by nine brothers: Roger Pratt, Custer Pratt, Raymond Pratt, Woodrow Pratt, Henry Pratt, Russell Pratt, John Pratt, Jay Pratt, and Grover Pratt; and two sisters: Rhoda Greene and Nora Martin. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 8, at 2 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in Martin, with Bishop Carrier officiating Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  (FCT'S)

RITCHIE, Beatrice Stidham Age 68, of Wayland, d., July 21, 1999, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, . Born on March 20, 1931, in Wayland, d/o Hiram and Rose Hicks Stidham. She was a member of the Old Beaver Regular Baptist Church at Minnie. w/o , Edward Ritchie of Wayland. Other survivors include two sons, Clarence Ray Ritchie, Eddie Dean Ritchie, both of Wayland; two step-sons, Gary Hall and Dallas Hall, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; one daughter,, Edna May Ritchie of Prestonsburg; one step- daughter, Julia Newland of Marion, Ohio; one brother, Howard Stidham of Wayland; Burial was in the Rose Stidham Cemetery at Wayland

RITCHIE, Misty Dawn  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

RICHMOND, Paul Dean b. 03-20-1935 at Van Lear d. 10-15-1990 s/o J. S. & Della Williams Richmond

RICHMOND, Robert J.  51           b-Dec.23 1946 Garrett, Floyd County, Ky.    d-Jul.31 1998    s/o-Everett "Buster" Richmond & Olga Bolen Richmond    h/o-Donna Morgan    Bur: Unknown        (U.S. Army Veteran)

RISNER, Daisy Ellen  Age 51, of Prestonsburg, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness. She was born January 14, 1951, at Prestonsburg, a daughter of the late J.D. McQuire, and Rosa Sammons McQuire. She was a former employee of Branham and Baker Coal Co., at Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, James Risner of Prestonsburg. Other survivors include one daughter, Sinae Risner Young of Prestonsburg; one brother, Russell Sammons of Indiana, and two sisters, Brenda Acres of Prestonsburg, and Linda Cox of Louisville; two grandchildren, Olivia Grace Young and Camron James Young, both of Prestonsburg, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 11, at 11 a.m., at the Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsburg, with Pastor Mark Tackett officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel. All arrangements were under the direction of the Burke Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

RISNER, James , b. May 22, 1919, s/o Lee and Mousie Bradley Risner , d. March 25, 1976, h/o Melba Prater Risner, 8 children: Curtis, James, Gary, Sharon, Betty, Geneva, Karen and Kemberly

RISNER, Manis Age 84, of Martin, d, July 15, 1999, at the Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Prestonsburg. b. March 29, 1915, at Risner, s/o Lee Risner and Mousie Bradley Risner. He was  a World War II Army Veteran and a member of the DAV. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Clarence Risner of Prestonsburg, and Mauls Risner Jr. of Lackey; two daughters, Sianna Risner and Peggy Stephens, both of Martin; one step-daughter, Loretta Ousley of Martin; one brother, Mclntire Risner of Martin; three sisters, Josie Ousley of Martin, Erie Tussey of David, and Lorraine Fickert of Ohio;  Burial will be in the Risner Cemetery, Martin.

 RISNER, Roxie Risner Age 92, of Homer, Michigan, formerly  of Prestonsburg, died Monday, October 4, at her residence. Born February 28, 1907, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of Charles Hackworth and Lula Dotson Hackworth. She was a member of the Christ Apostalic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Risner. Survivors include six daughters, Vinetta Hackworth of Homer, Michigan, Loretta Miller of Florida, Juanita Brown of Parma, Roberta Owens of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, Maxine Yeager and Doris Owens, both of Homer; one sister, Oma Manns of Indiana; six brothers, Wayne Hackworth, Charles Hackworth Jr., and Thurman Hackworth, all of Kentucky, and Elmer Hackworth, and Vemice Hackworth, both of Stockbridge, and Vernal Hackworth,of Indiana; . Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, in Homer, Michigan.

RISNER, Warren G.  Age, 81, of Bypro, died Friday, November 14, 2003, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born November 29, 1921, in Martin, he was the son of the late Tom and Kate Hunter Risner. He was a retired merchant, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Pratt Risner. Other survivors include his daughters and son-in-laws, Debbie and Johnny Belcher of Prestonsburg, Delona and John Roth of Amherst, Massachusetts, Denise and Keith Wilson of Winchester; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Martin Risner; and two half-brothers, Woodrow Taylor and Macfarland Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 16, at 1:30 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Martin, with Bishop Ken Carrier officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

RISTER, Elmer Eugene , 56, of Garrett, died June 2, 1986 in Lexington. He was born October 19, 1929 to Frank and Maudie Rister and married Wanda Lea Scott Rister. Burial in the Scott Cemetery at Garrett

ROBERTS, Bonnie Sue Spurlock Age, 47, of Columbus. Ohio. formerly of Floyd County, died Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at the Grant Medical Center, in Columbus. She was born February 22, 1953, in Martin, the daughter of the late Frank Spurlock and Ruth Johnson Spurlock. Survivors include two daughters, Bonita Little and Destoney "Angel" Spurlock, both of Columbus, Ohio; eight brothers, Woodrow Spurlock and Arnold Spurlock both of Millersburg, Ohio, Ted Spurlock, Darrell Spurlock, A.C. Spurlock, all of Columbus, Ohio, Denver Spurlock and Marvin Spurlock, both of Prestonsburg, Charles Spurlock of Allen: and two grandchildren.  Burial will be in the Spurlock Cemetery, at Printer, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

ROBERTS, Buck James  97,  b-(formerly of Wayland) d-Jul.14 1998    s/o-James B. & Virginia Rachel Gannon Roberts    h/o-Bessie Armstrong    Bur: Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, , Prosperity,West Virginia.

ROBERTS, Beulah Ann     Age 63, of Harold, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008,i n the Vanderbilt University Hospital North, in Nashville, Tennessee. She was born December 9, 1944, the daughter of the late Samuel and Pearl Mitchell Roberts. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Jeffrey Newman of Harold; a daughter, Rhonda Gail Newman of Harold; four brothers: Clyde Roberts of Bethpage, Tennessee; and Clinton Roberts, Doug Roberts and Paul Roberts, all of Harold; and a grandchild, Waylon Newman. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 25, at 1:00 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Tracy Patton officiating. Burial will be in the Roberts Cemetery, in Harold, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (Published: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 FCT'S)

Roberts, Chalmer C. (Jack)  Age, 75, of Banner, died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, following an extended illness. Born on April 18, 1926, in Pike County, Ky., he was the son of the late Everett and Alice Jones Roberts. He was a retired CSX employee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Carr Roberts. Survivors include two sons, William E. Roberts of Banner, Ky., and Robert Clinton Roberts of Georgetown, Ky.; two daughters, Cathy Jean Spears of Banner, Ky., and Heneritta Hall of Tram, Ky.; one sister, Betty Jean Holbrook of Banner, Ky.; nine grandchildren, Michael, Jason, Joshua, Bobby, Timmy, Mary Jacquelyn, Adam, Scottie, and Billy Joe; one great-grandchild, Amber Nicole Spears, and two step-grandchildren, Chris and Chad. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 24, 2002, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Roy Robinson and Ronnie Samons officiating. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ROBERTS, Elder Dave   Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

ROBERTS, Elizabeth Conn   Age 89, of Harold, died April 29, 1998. Born March 1, 1909 at Toler Creek, d/o the late William and Martha Taylor Conn. She was preceded in death by husband Ranel Roberts. Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.  (FCT'S)

ROBERTS, Glema Kathleen  Age, 69, of Virgie, Ky., died Monday, June 25, 2001. Born on October 12, 1931, in Pike County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Billie Hall and Myrtle Bentley Hall. She was a homemaker and member of the Bethel Freewill Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Russell Roberts Sr. Other survivors include one son, Paul Edward Roberts of Virgie, Ky.; one daughter, Carolyn Risner of Canon, Georgia; one stepson, Russell Roberts Jr., of Meta, Ky.; two brothers, Noble Hall of Indianapolis, Ind., Glenn Hall of Elyria, Oh.; one sister, Irene Looney of Elyria, Oh.; nine grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one son, Eugene Good. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 28, 2001, at 11 a.m., at the Bethel Freewill Baptist Church, with Sonny Miracle officiating. Burial was in the Roberts Cemetery, Jonancy, Ky., under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

ROBERTS, Hayden  Age 68, of Elyria, Ohio, formerly of Minnie, d, May 13, 1999, at his home.. He was born December 30, 1930, in Floyd County, s/o  Sydney and Nancy Roberts. He was , a U.S. Navy Veteran. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Kershaw Roberts; step-daughter, Karen Davis of Elyria; three sisters, Laura Moore, Martha Williams and June Allen, all of Minnie;  Burial was in Butternut Ridge Cemetery in Eaton, Twp.

ROBERTS,  Ida Mae Click   Age, 83, of Lexington, died Saturday, September 23, 2000, in Mayfair Manor Nursing Home. Born in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late Melvin V. and Luranny Prater Click. She was a retired assembly line employee at the Lexington Bluegrass Army Depot, and was a member of the Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Roberts. Survivors include three daughters, Cliftina Mae Roberts Yates, Betty Jo Roberts Ayers, both of Lexington and Anna Bojean Ousley Bradley of Claypool, Indiana; a son, Willis Dean Ousley of Martin; one sister, Helen Click Roberts of Floyd County; four brothers, Johnie Click of Lima, Ohio, Lloyd Click, Burl Click and Monroe Click, all of Floyd County; nineteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, September 27, at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway, Lexington, with Rev. Albert Griffin officiating. Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery. Pallbearers were James G. Shepherd Jr., L. Craig Cross, James Reynolds II, Scott Cross, Joe Bryant Jr. and Tommy Rector.  (FCT'S)

ROBERTS, Inis, b. March 4, 1909, F. C., d/o Lee B. and Cordelia Martin Hall, d. 1-24-1988, F. C., w/o William Lee Roberts, bur: Lucy Hall Cem

ROBERTS, Leo  Age 69, of Harold, Ky., husband of Hattie “Sue” Roberts, passed away Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Coal Run Village, Pike County, Ky. Mr. Roberts was born July 13, 1932, the son of Lurlie Salisbury Roberts of Harold, Ky., and the late Harmel Roberts. Mr. Roberts was a retired school teacher for the Floyd County School System, and a former road foreman for the Department of Transportation, an U.S. Army, Korean War veteran, a member of the Betsy Layne Church of Christ, and a member of the Betsy Layne Chapter of the DAV. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by four sons, Stephen Lee Roberts of Betsy Layne, Ky., Timothy James Hatfield of Dana, Ky., Brian Keith Hatfield and Stephen Brent Hatfield, both of Harold, Ky.; one daughter, Teresa Monica Doss of Evansville, In.; four brothers, Charles Roberts of Lincoln Park, Mi., J.D. Roberts of Grethel, Ky., Jerry Roberts of Harold, Ky., Larry Roberts of Dana, Ky.; five sisters, Lydia Steele, Scarlet Stumbo and Tammy Jarrell, all of Harold, Ky., Thelma Spears and Patricia Layne, both of Betsy Layne, Ky., and eight grandchildren. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lydia May Roberts; one son, Billy Roberts, and one daughter, Brenda Roberts. Funeral services for Leo Roberts were conducted Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at 1:00 p.m., at the Betsy Layne Church of Christ, Betsy Layne, Ky., with the clergyman, Tommy Spears, officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers: Shannon Robinette, Jeff Spears, Joy Roberts, Billie Roberts, Sheldon Roberts, Jody Roberts, Dwayne Roberts, Robin Roberts, Kevin Wagoneer, Ben Wagoneer, and Jeff Wagoneer. Honorary: John K. Blackburn, Alvin Meade, Bobby Senters, Clarence Hayes, Johnny Ray Harris and Orris Hayes. (FCT'S)

ROBERTS, Lizzie Gibson  Age, 90, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, November 14, 2000, at Pikeville Health Care Center. Born May 1, 1910, in Pike County, she was the daughter of the late Polly Iricks and Ebb Osborne. She was a former switchboard operator at the Pike County Courthouse and was a member of the Little Laura Regular Baptist Church at Hurricane Creek. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Phines Gibson. Survivors include two sons, Arnold Lee Gibson of Pikeville and Jackie Darrell Gibson of Harold; two daughters, Yvonne Hall of Pikeville and Betty Lou Johnston of Columbus, Ohio; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday, November 17, at noon, at the J. W. Call Funeral Home in Pikeville, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Iricks Family Cemetery at Island Creek.  (FCT'S)

ROBERTS, Rebecca b. 4-3-1906 d. 10-8-1990 d/o Samuel J. & Tommy C. Mayo Roberts, bur Family Cem , Martin

ROBERTS, Lurlie Mae,   Age 91 of Toler Creek Rd. Harold, Ky. passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at her Residence. She was born November 11, 1915 at Harold, Kentucky being the daughter of the late Sid and Margaret Hall Salisbury.  She was a retired Merchant and Bookkeeper and operated Roberts Grocery. She was a member of the Lower Toler Church of Christ. Surviving are: Four Sons, Charley (Phyllis) Roberts of Lincoln Park, Michigan, James "J.D." (Dora) Roberts of Grethel, Ky., Jerry (Delilah) Roberts of Harold, Ky. and Larry (Sandra) Roberts of Dana, Ky. Five Daughters: Lydia Steele of Harold, Ky., Thelma (Tommy) Spears of Betsy Layne, Ky., Patricia (Kenny) Layne of Betsy Layne, Ky., Scarlett (Jeff) Stumbo and Tammy (Danny) Jarrell both of Harold, Ky. Three Brothers: Oliver Salisbury of Florida, Tennis Salisbury of Harold, Kentucky and James M. Salisbury of California. 29 Grandchildren, 44 Great Grandchildren, 2 Great Great Grandchildren.  Preceding her in death were: The Husband, Harmel C. Roberts, the Parents, Son, Leo Roberts, Brothers, Wayne, Sid and Marvin Salisbury, Sisters, Marie Salisbury and Lafern Ratliff and Son-In-Law, Orville Steele.  Funeral Services: Monday, August 6, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. in the Betsy Layne Church of Christ at Betsy Layne, Ky. with Tommy Spears officiating. Burial in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, KY. under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home of Martin, Ky. Visitation at the church after 6:00 P.M. Saturday Evening.

ROBERTS, Robert W. "Bobby Joe"   Age 69, of Grethel, husband of Lola Tackett Roberts, died Friday, June 23, 2006  in the King's Daughters Medical Center, Ashland. He was born May 15, 1937 in Harold, a son of the late Ranel and Elizabeth Conn Roberts. Bobby Joe was a former coal operator and member of the Betsy Layne Church of Christ, Betsy Layne.   In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Ricky Joe Roberts, wife Jane, of Harold,  Robbie Joe Roberts, wife Lisa, Sevierville, Tn., seven brothers, Larry G. Roberts, Huntington, WV, Charles L. Roberts, Harold, Ralph E. Roberts, Huntington, WV, Eddie F. Roberts, Frankfort, James L. Roberts, Harold, Wendell Roberts, Huntington, WV, Garry D. Roberts, Harold, and three grandchildren, Cody Steele Roberts, Clay Roberts and Kyle Roberts.  A sister, Bonnie Sue Brookover also preceded him in death.  Funeral service for Bobby Joe Roberts will be conducted Tuesday, June 27 at 11 a.m. in the Betsy Layne Church of Christ, with Tommy Spears officiating. Burial will follow in the Tackett Family Cemetery, Grethel, with the Hall Funeral Home caring  (HFH)

ROBERTS, Vaughn Salisbury Age 78, of Harold, died Sunday, May 2, 1999, at the Parkview Nursing & Rehab Center. Born on August 27, 1921, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Kate Mead Salisbury and Charles Wesley Salisbury. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Catherine Spradlin, and Erica Roberts, both of Harold and Sandra Dee Branham of Virgie; one brother, Corbit Salisbury of Lower Johns Creek; and Burial was in the Bush Cemetery at Harold

ROBERTS, Violet Muncy   Age, 80, of Pikeville, passed away Monday, January 15, 2007, at the Pikeville Medical Center. She was born January 30, 1926, in Louisa, Lawrence County, the second daughter of Wade H. Muncy and Esta Jane Prince Muncy. She graduated from Daviess County High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College. After college, she was a social worker for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It was during this time she met and married Oliver M. Roberts on December 24, 1947. Violet was recruited to teach the Head Start pilot program in Pike County, an educational opportunity which proved to be a great success. Violet loved her family. She worked with her husband in the development and expansion of natural gas resources in this area through the Oliver Roberts Drilling Company. She was an active member of the First Christian Church, Pikeville. Her husband, Oliver M. Roberts, preceded her in death. She is survived by four sons: Dr. Oliver W. Roberts of Florida, and Robert S. Roberts, Howard V. Roberts, and Randall L. Roberts, all of Pikeville; five grandchildren: Lane Roberts Jones, Prewitt Roberts, Chad Roberts, Nicholas Roberts, and Thomas Roberts; and one brother, Wade Muncy. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 19, at 11 a.m., at the First Christian Church, Pikeville, with Rev. Dr. Mickey Anders officiating. Burial will follow in the family cemetery, at Paintsville, under the direction of J. W. Call Funeral Home, Pikeville. Visitation was Thursday, January 18, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Christian Church, or to Pikeville College. The guestbook may be signed at: www.jwcallfuneralhome.com (FCT'S 01-19-2007)

ROBINETTE, Beulah Faye , Age 71, of Zebulon, died Friday, December 25, 1998, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She was born in Pike County, September 28, 1927, the daughter of the late Lou Emma Francis Caines and James Jackson Caines., She was a member of the Zebulon Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, George (G. C.) Robinette; two daughters, Kathleen Robinette Meade of Harold; and Karen Robinette Meade of Zebulon; one sister, Essie Caines Charles of Tuscaloosa, Atabama. Funeral services were Monday, December 28, 1 p.m., at the J.W., Call Funeral Home, with Rev. Chester Varney officiating, Burial was made in the Annie E. Young Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Tracy Blackburn, Steve Stratton, Jerry Robinette, Rusty Robinette, Jimmy Caines, Joe Meade and Rodney Chapman; honorary pallbearers were Rodney Bevins, Ernest Charles, Gene Morrison, Jack Robinette and John Robinette. Paul V.

ROBINETTE, Bobby Age, 50, of Pikeville, died Friday, April 28, 2000, at his residence, of an extended illness. Born on May 3, 1949, in Pike County, he was the son of Opal Bumette Robinette of Pikeville, and the late Fen-ell Robinette. He was owner of Robinette Trucking; a truck driver for Jones Oil; and a member of the Zebulon Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Sonja Thompson Robinette. Other survivors include one son, Robert Dustin Robinette of Pikeville; two daughters, Angela Denise Branham and Kristie Renee Ratliff, both of Pikeville; one brother, Gary Robinette and one sister, Shirley Hensley, both of Pikeville; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 1, 2 p.m., at the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home Chapel, with Hillary Underwood officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of J. W. Call & Son Funeral Home. Sewing as pallbearers were Frank Branham, Larry Ratliff, Tyler Maynard, Rie Roberts, Billy Slone, Jerry Robinette, Scott Hensley and Britt Hensley.

ROBINETTE, Freedia Clark, B: 1-27-1916  D: 6-30-1980, d/o James & Lula Boyd Clark, w/o Arnold Robinette, children: Rudy, 1 son deceased, step-children: Glen, Loretta & Lynn 1/2 sis: Mary Bell

ROBINETTE, Jerry Wayne II (Dayna)  Age, 55, of Meridan, Mississippi, formerly of Floyd County, passed away, Friday, September 24th, 2004, at a local hospital, following a brief illness. He was the son of the late Glen Dalton and Pauline Robinette. He was born on December 23, 1948, in Portsmouth, Virginia, and was raised on Prater Creek in Floyd County. He retired from the United States Navy after 23 years service. He also served in the Vietnam War. While serving his country, he received two Purple Heart medals. He was an active officer of the Virginia Beach Auxiliary Police Department, and was presently working for Canon ITS, as a computer technician. He is survived by his wife, Denise Ward Robinette; two sons: Jerry (Dayno) Wayne Robinette II, of Meridian, Mississippi; Scott (Nikki) D. Robinette of Virginia Beach, Virginia; three daughters: Shawntel Leigh (Johnny) Ray of Wheelwright; Robin Lynn (Virgil Jr.) Slone of Hi Hat, Paulena (Lee) Summer of Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico; one sister, Tina Goble of Pikeville; eight grandchildren: Kyle, Cody, Corey, Meshana, Wesley, Jason, Lillie, and Jessie. He was preceded in death by both parents, and his brother, Michael Robinette. Visitation was at the Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home on Monday, September 27, and funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 28, at 11 a.m. Final resting place was at Colonial Grove Memorial Park in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Full military honors were given at the graveside. Active pallbearers: Jerry W. Robinette II, Scott D. Robinette, Johnny W. Ray, Virgil Slone Jr., Daniel Cox, and Scott Ray. Honorary pallbearers: The Military Auxiliary. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.  (FCT'S)

ROBINETTE, Laura Clark   Age 57, of Harold, wife of David G. Robinette, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2006, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, in Lexington. She was born February 19, 1949, in Honaker, the daughter of Rachel Irick Clark, of Honaker, and the late Lonzo Clark. She was a dental assistant. Survivors include her husband, David; a brother, Curtis Clark of Honaker; a nephew, Kevin Clark; a niece, Kimberly Clark Hinkle; and two great nephews: Peyton Clark and Alexander Hinkle. Funeral services for Laura Clark Robinette will be conducted Sunday, October 1, at 1:30 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Ronnie Samons officiating. Burial will follow in the Clark Cemetery, in Honaker, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is after 5:00 p.m., Friday, at the Funeral Home. (FCT'S Sept 29 2006)

ROBINSON, A. June   Age, 80, of Harold, died Friday, July 8, 2008, at the Pikeville Medical Center. Born November 7, 1927, in Martin, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Rebecca Samons Robinson. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Walters of Harold; a grandchild and a great-grandchild: Virginia A. (William Trent) Slone, and Rebecca Taylor Slone, both of Sidney; a sister, Goldie Sellards of Oceana, West Virginia; a special friend, Michael Horn; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters: Wheeler Robinson, Katherine Crum, Helen Howell, and Effie Tackett. Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 20, at 2 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Roy Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. Visitation is at the funeral home. (Published: Monday, July 21, 2008 FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Billie   Age 71, of Martin, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, following an extended illness. Born on Sept. 10, 1927, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Malcom and Ollie Conn Robinson. He was a retired coal miner, a member of UMWA Local 9845, Martin, a member of the Church of Christ, Arkansas Creek, and a member of DAV 128, Garett. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Crum Robinson. Survivors include one brother, Oakley Robinson of Martin; one sister, Roxie Crum of Martin. Funeral services will be con- ducted on Saturday, March 13, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Ronnie Sammons and Roy Robinson officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Billy J. “Big Bill”   Age, 67, of Langley, died Tuesday, January 28, 2003, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born July 28, 1935, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late John and Hollie Reynolds Robinson. He was a disabled heavy equipment operator for Martin County Coal and Peres Processing. He is survived by his ex-wife, Marlene Hughes Robinson, of Langley. Other survivors include two sons, Timothy Joe Robinson of Eastern, and Barry Robinson of Langley; two daughters, Genevieve Williams and Lori Delisa Fields, both of Langley; two brothers, Clarence Ray Robinson of Langley, and Tommy Robinson of Wayland; a sister, Bridgette Lovins of Langley; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Larry David Robinson; two brothers, Carl Edward Robinson and Ricky Dean Robinson; and a sister, Louise Lumpkins. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 31, at 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Taulbee Goodman and Malcolm Slone officiating. Burial will be in the Hughes Family Cemetery, at Hueysville. Visitation is at the funeral home, where nightly services were held.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Carl Curtis  Age, 84, of East Point, died Monday, August 7, 2000, at his residence. Born on November 13, 1915, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Samuel L. "Sam" Robinson and Josie Music Robinson. He was a retired miner and welder. He is survived by his wife, Opal Whitaker Robinson. Other survivors include one son, Kenneth Robinson of East Point; and one daughter, Carol Jean Pelphrey of East Point; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 10, at 1 p.m., at the Whitaker Freewill Baptist Church, with Hubert Slone officiating. Burial was in the family cemetery, at East Point, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Credie  Age 71, of Martin, died Monday, August 11, 2003, at Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, at Phelps. Born September 10, 1931, at Martin, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Vicie Conn Robinson. She was a member of the Church of Christ, at Arkansas Creek, in Martin. Survivors include two brothers, Roy Robinson and Jeff Robinson, both of Martin; four sisters, Daisy Bryant, Mossie Robinson, and Barbara Caudill, all of Martin, and Babe Patrick, of Allen. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 14, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Church of Christ ministers will officiate. Burial will follow in the Robinson Cemetery, at Arkansas Creek, in Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Daniel L. “Buster”  Age, 66, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Maytown, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. Born on March 1, 1935, at Drift, he was the son of the late Clarence and Martha Richardson Robinson. He was a self employed painter. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Fricker Robinson. Other survivors include four sons, Randy Robinson of Hippo, Danny Robinson of Riceville, Christopher Robinson of David, Paul Robinson of Indiana; one daughter, Charlotte Shepherd of Lexington; three brothers, Edward Robinson of Maytown, Ernest Robinson of Decatur, Alabama, Ballard Robinson of Eastern; one sister, Reba Halbert of Maytown; and 13 grandchildren. Graveside services and burial will be conducted Friday, April 27, at 1 p.m., at the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, with Rev. Bob Varney officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Ellen A. ; Age 92, of Brunside, formerly of Allen, passed away, Monday, July 19, 2004, at her daughter's residence in Lebanon, Tennessee. She was born January 30, 1912, in Carr Creek, the daughter of the late Bob Adams and Susan King Adams. Survivors include one daughter, Linda Sue Brown of Lebanon, Tennessee; three brothers: Talby Adams and John Adams, both of Pinetop, and Andrew Adams of Kingsport, Tennessee; two sisters: Grace Webb of Kingsport, Tennessee, and Garnet Risner of Hindman; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents; one daughter, Doris Ray Robinson Childers; and two sisters: Margaret Allen Salisbury, and Flora Bowens. Funeral services for Ellen A. Robinson were conducted Thursday, July 22, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Clergyman Ted Shannon officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Elsie, b. 12-23-1931, Blue River, F.C., d/o Henry and Roxie Slone Shepherd, d. 10-31-1988, Ind, w/o Woodrow Robinson, bur: Ind.

ROBINSON, Everett "Big Everett" Age 66, of Martin, died Monday, August 16, 1999, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, following a long illness. He was born September 27, 1932, in Martin, s/o  Ollie Robinson and Mollie Goodman Robinson. Survivors include five brothers, Gary Robinson, Ricky Robinson, James Robinson, and Lonnie Robinson, all of Martin, Claude Robinson of Sidney, Indiana; five sisters, Annabel/ S/one and Willa Slone, both of Warsaw, Indiana, Sally Ray of Plymouth, Ohio, Liza Castle of Langley, and Dolly Robinson of South Carolina. Burial will be in the Martin Cemetery, Martin

ROBINSON, Ezra Age 75, d.  February 27, 1998, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center. Born March 9, 1921 in Floyd County, s/o  Elzie Robinson and Annabell Blair. He was  a U.S. Army veteran. h/o , Charlotte Sherman Robinson. Survivors include two sons, James Randall Robinson , and David Lee Robinson ; three daughters, Anna Ballard , , Brenda Sue Elam , Catherine Robinson ; two brothers, Elzie Robinson Jr., and Elmer Lee Robinson two sisters, Ella Burton  and Ida Mae Hopkins . Burial was in the Horne Cemetery at Hager Hill

ROBINSON, Gary Wayne  Age, 39, of Printer, died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital. Born September 22, 1963, at McDowell, he was the son of the late Sam and Ella Miller Robinson. He was a disabled truck driver. Survivors include one son, Jared Austin Robinson of Prestonsburg; one daughter, Ashleigh Erin Gari Robinson of Prestonsburg; three brothers, Sam Randall Robinson of Prestonsburg, Kennith Ray Robinson of Martin, and Paul Donald Robinson of Topmost; one sister, Shelby Tackett of Printer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Carolyn Sue Carroll. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 3, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Mark Tackett officiating. Burial will be in the Martin Cemetery, at Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Geraldine Castle Conn Age, 70, of Martin, died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital. Born February 9, 1935, in Drift, she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Alvana Case Castle. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Arkansas Church of Christ, at Martin. She was twice married, first to Willie Conn, who preceded her in death, and later to Roy Robinson, who survives. Other survivors include three sons: Jonathan Conn (wife, Sparkle), Eddie Conn, and Joey Robinson all of Martin; her daughters: Rita Roberts (husband, William), of Banner, Freda Branham (husband, Tony), of Prestonsburg, Sharon Helton (husband, Robert), of Piketon, Ohio, and Marlena Hammonds (husband, Bill), of Martin; her brothers: Larry Douglas Castle of Allen, Kenneth Castle of Manassas, Virginia, and Walter Castle of Printer; sisters: Imogene Nickles of Printer, Clotine Shepherd of Martin, and Charlene Allen of Nicota, Tennessee; 19 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, and first husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Mae Arnold. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 27, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Ronnie Samons, and others, officiating. Burial was in the Adkins & Crum Cemetery, on Arkansas Creek, Martin, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Active pallbearers: Michael Roberts, Jason Roberts, Joshua Roberts, Dustin Hammonds, Ryan Hammonds, Alex Hammonds, Anthony Conn, Charlie Conn, Mark Branham, Aaron Gayheart, Chris Slone and Jeff Kilburn.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Hazel  Age 87, of Martin, passed away Monday, March 10, 2003, at the Salyersville Health Care Center. She was born April 15, 1915, in Hindman, the daughter of the late Ambrose Taylor and Sela Boggs Taylor. She was a retired cook for the Floyd County School System. Survivors include one daughter, Florine Dingus Arnett, of Madisonville; seven grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur Dingus, and her second husband, Robert Langford, and one son, Bill “Crush” Dingus. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 13, at noon, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Lori Vannucci officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel. Visitation will be after noon, Wednesday, at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, John Buckley , Age 42, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, formerly of Prestonsburg, d. August 4, 1999, . Born September 12, 1956, in Prestonsburg, s/o Henry and Mary Alka Buckley Robinson.  Survivors include two daughters, Tiffany Marie Robinson and Kesha Lynn Robinson, both of Prestonsburg; four brothers. Robert James Barnett and Billy Robinson, both of Prestonsburg, Earl Gene Robinson of Ashland and Russell Kirk Robinson of Muldrow, Oklahoma; four sisters, Doris Ann Allen of Eastern, Rita Gay Wright and Ella Rose Wallen, both of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Shirley Irene Kaminski of Clayton, California;  Burial will be in the Keel Cemetery on Spurlock, Prestonsburg

ROBINSON, Josephine D Obit  (HFH Photo)

ROBINSON, Lola Bell  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

ROBINSON, Mack , Age 86, of Harold, died Thursday, February 11, 1999, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He was born in Pike County, May 21, 1912, the son of the late Icie Coleman Robinson and Willie Robinson. He was a coal miner, member of the UMWA Local No. 8045, a member of the Regular Baptist Church and former employee of Republic Steel. He is survived by his wife, June Green Robinson; one son, Rell Robinson of Elkhorn City; two daughters, Wilma Hamilton of Catlettsburg, Velma Hamilton of Harold; three brothers, Lee Robinson ,Douglas Robinson and Willie Robinson Jr.; and three sisters, Addle May, Hazel Adkins and Mageline Adkins, Burial was in the Johnson Memorial Park

ROBINSON, Mrs. Ottie Obit  Submitted by     From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)  abt 1956  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Albert Benjamin (A.B.)   Age, 73, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, May 13, 2007, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, in Ashland.  Born September 7, 1933, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Dick and Ellen Brown Robinson. He was a retired maintenance worker for the Floyd County Board of Education. Survivors include three sisters: Ida Mae Dotson of Akron, Indiana, Alma Wadkins of Mentone, Indiana, and Eliza Dotson of Prestonsburg; and a special niece, Charlotte Crum of Prestonsburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers: Woodrow Robinson, Henry Robinson, Floyd Robinson, Bill Jack Robinson, Bob Robinson, and George Robinson; and two sisters: Minerva Wadkins and Mary Robinson. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 16, at 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with James Stephens officiating.  Burial will be in the Dotson Cemetery, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S (05-16-2007)

ROBINSON, Ruby Mae  75 ,   b-Jan.23 1923 Pike County, Ky.    d-Aug.03 1998 d/o-Elon Goff J8ustice & John A. Justice    w/o-William Blythe Robinson    Bur: Campbell Cemetery, Upper Chloe Road, Pikeville, KY.

ROBINSON, Sammie  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

ROBINSON, Sharon Burke   Age, 37, of Deane, died Tuesday, April 8, in an ATV accident. Born January 25, 1966, at Chicago, Illinois, she was a daughter of Evelyn Fields Burke of Beattyville, and the late Joe Burke Sr. She was a caregiver and college student. She is survived by her husband, Christopher and Kenneth Robinson. Other survivors include a son, Mark Anthony Mullins of Deane; a step-son, Cody Robinson; a daughter, Clarissa Lynn Mullins of Deane; and three brothers, Joe Burke Jr. of Ermine, Kenneth Wayne Burke and James David Burke II, both of Beattyville. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 11, 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Danny Quillen officiating. Burial was in Martin Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Thelma Grace Hughes  Age 65, of Martin, widow of Mars Robinson, passed away Thursday, February 17, 2005, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. She was born January 4, 1940, in Martin, the daughter of the late Sam Hughes and Polly Ousley Hughes Barnett. She was a Health Care Provider. Survivors include two sons: Mars Ray Robinson of Davenport, Iowa, and Chris R. Robinson of Martin; two daughters: Polly K. Smith of Marengo, Ohio, and Jennifer Bellamy of Hueysville; two brothers: Bill Hughes of Martin, and Harold D. Hughes of Johnson County; two sisters: Phyllis Shepherd of Columbia, South Carolina, and Jena DeRossett of Lexington; one half-sister, Marcella Phillips of Groveport, Ohio; 13 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren; and companion and friend, Terry Bellamy of Eastern. Her husband, her parents, and one brother, Curt Hughes, preceded her in death. Funeral services for Thelma Robinson were conducted Monday, February 21, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Chester Varney officiating. Burial was in the Robinson Family Cemetery, in Martin, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Mars Ray Robinson, Chris Robinson, Shawn Robinson, Steven Robinson, Josh Smith, Scot Bellamy, Terry Bellamy, and Adam Rathburn.  (FCT'S)

ROBINSON, Woodrow , Age 70, of Pierceton, Indiana, died February 17, 1999, at his residence. He was born August 20, 1922,in Floyd County, the son of Dick and Ellie Brown Robinson. He was a Coal Miner He was preceded in death by his wife Elsie Shepherd. Survivors include three sisters, Alma Wadkins of Palestine, Indiana, Ida Mae Dotson of Akron, Indiana and Eliza Dotson of Prestonsburg, and one brother, Albert Robinson of Prestonsburg. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 20 at 1pm under the direction of McHatton Sadler Funeral Home, Pierceton, Indiana Burial will be in the Hillrest Cemetery in Pierceton, Indiana.

RODEBAUGH, Wanda Lea , 69, of Westminster Street, Prestonsburg, died , September 19, 1997, at HRMC, Prestonsburg. Born February 23, 1928 in West Prestonsburg, d/o Clinard and Ray Hinlde Haynes. w/o John Sanford Rodebaugh.  two sons, John Rollen Rodebaugh , and Michael Dwayne Rodebaugh, four daughters, Aloha J. Setser , Dewana Kay Robinson, Rayanna Spradlin and Geisella S. Rodebaugh, ; one half-brother, Steve Haynes; five half-sisters, Gay Belcher , Magaline Ramey , Edna Lanier, Margaret Collie, and Marie Smith Burial was in the Rodebaugh-Burchett Cemetery at Auxier

Rogers, Carlos Gene  Age, 42, of Galveston, died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at his residence. Born May 4, 1964, in Pikeville, he was the son of the late Christopher and Bernice Adams Rogers. He was a disabled gas company employee for West Virginia Gas Company. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Thomas Rogers. Other survivors include: Two sons: Ricky Rogers and William Rogers, both of Galveston; two daughters: Amanda Hall (Tim) of Galveston, and Brandie Blackburn of Prestonsburg; a brother: Roger Lee Rogers of Galveston; five sisters: Jeanette Howell, Carol Williams, and Joyce Williams, all of Grethel, and Lizzie Keathley, and Mindy Rogers, both of Galveston; three grandchildren: Michelina, Makayla, and Brooklyn; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 25, at 1 p.m., at the Little Rachel Old Regular Baptist Church in Galveston, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Robert Hall Cemetery, in Galveston, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church. (FCT'S)

ROGERS, Christopher Columbus "C.C." Age 67, of Grethel, d, August 16, 1997, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, . Born April 24, 1930 in Floyd County, s/o George and Lizzie Rogers. . h/o, Bernice Adams Rogers. Survivors include two sons, Roger Lee Rogers and Carlos Rogers, ; five daughters, Jeanette Howell, Carol Sue Williams , Joyce Williams, Lizzie Keathley and Mindy Rogers, ; two sisters, June Alters and Viola Hall, Burial was in the Robert Hall Cemetery at Galveston

ROGERS, Garland Lee Sr.  Age, 48, of Betsy Layne, died Sunday, August 27, 2000, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital emergency room, following an automobile accident. Born on June 7, 1952, in Pikeville, he was the son of Tanie Spears Rogers of Harold, and the late Curtis Rogers. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Flora Betty Bradley Rogers. Other survivors include one son, Gerald Rogers Jr. of Harold; two daughters Melissa DeBoard of Hurricane, Pat Kingsley of David; two step-daughters, Tanya Bradley and Patty Bennett, both of Harold; six brothers, Terry Rogers of Virgie, Larmen Rogers, Dale Rogers, Danny Rogers, Randy Rogers, and Timmy Rogers, all of Harold; two sisters, Bonnie Newsome and Sharon Rogers, both of Harold; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 30, at 2 p.m., at the Mothers Home Old Regular Baptist Church, at Harold, with Russell Jacobs and others officiating. Burial will be in the Rogers Cemetery, Toler Creek, Harold, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.   (FCT'S)

ROGERS, Mary Howell,  b. Floyd Co Ky., Jan 22, 1909, d/o Will and Alice White Howell,  m. Earl Rogers d. Aug 9, 1981,  3 brothers, Tan , Green. and Jeff Howell

ROGERS, Minnie,  Age, 83, of Harold died Tuesday, December 14. 1999. at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Pikeville, Born on September 4, 1916. in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Nancy Akers Adkins. She was a member of Upper Toler Church of Christ at Harold. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cobbie Rogers. in 1984. Survivors include five sons. K. C. Rogers, Jimmy Rogers, Billy Joe Rogers, and Bobby Rogers. all of Harold, and James E. Rogers of Pikeville; six daughters, Thelma Sword of Pikeville, Goldie Baker. Mary Lou Robs. Phyllis Hendrick. all of Louisville, Zella Mae Shepherd of Bowling Green, and Doris Jean Rowe of Harold; one brother, Lee Adkins of Indiana; one sister, Melby MacKinbee of Michigan Burial  in the Ballard Hunt Cemetery, Toler Creek, Harold.

ROGERS, William Michael "Billy" Age, 19, of Grethel, died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at Grethel. Born on March 17, 1981, in Pikeville, he was the son of Rick Rogers and Dorothy Hall Rogers of Grethel. He was unemployed. Survivors, other than his parents, include one brother, Troy Rogers of Meally; and one sister, Rachael Rogers of Grethel. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 7, at 1 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Jacks Creek, with ministers of the church officiating. Burial will be in the Robert Hall Cemetery, at Galveston, under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

ROOP, Beechie Blackburn Age 93, of Pikeville, January 20, 1998, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Born June 26, 1904 in Pike County, d/o Margaret James Blackburn and Allen Harrison Blackburn. She was a member of the Betsy Layne Calvary Baptist Church. w/o Ambers Roop Sr. Survivors include two sons, Ralph Allen Roop Sr.  and Earl Roop , one daughter, Emilee "Virginia" Keene ;  Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

ROOP, Bobby Jean  Age, 65, of Dwale, died Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at his residence. He was born May 10, 1965, at Prestonsburg, the son of the late Curtis and Elsie (Setser) Roop. He was a former carpenter with East Kentucky Roof Truss. Survivors include one son, Bobby Roop Jr., of Ypsilanti, Michigan; one brother, Charles Vernon “Duke” Roop of Prestonsburg; and one sister, Virginia Ann Nader of St. Clemmons, Michigan. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 30, at 1 p.m., at the Floyd Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in the Ford Cemetery at Prestonsburg. Serving as pallbearers will be Henry Setser Jr., Mickey Setser, Jeff Setser, Linzie Gibson, Greg Horn and James Gibson. (FCT'S)

ROOP, Earnest  Obit  Submitted by     From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ROOP, Thomas Avery b. 04-09-1901 d. 10-13-1990 s/o Solomon & Jane Lowe Roop, h/o Virigina McKinney Roop

ROSBAUGH, Marie Age, 72, of Brunswick, Ohio, died Sunday, September 26, 1999, at her residence. She was born in Floyd County, May 14, i927, the daughter of the late Reece and Virgie Handshoe Sturgill. She was a member of St. · Ambrose Catholic Church. w/o , Peter A.Rosbaugh. She is survived by two sons, Donald R. Rosbaugh of Cuyahoga Falls and James P. Rosbaugh of Brunswick; three daughters, Shirley Rosbaugh of Cleveland, MaryAnn Newman of Newcomerstown, and Kathleen M. Pearce of Brunswick; three brothers, Malcolm Sturgill of Jackson, Michigan, Curtis Sturgill of Lewittsburg, Tennessee and Charles Sturgill of Munith, Michigan; three sisters, Eva Gilbert of Parma Heights, Cynthia Ethel England of Munith, Michigan, and Maude Piasor of Ashtabula Burial was in the Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmstead, under the direction of Carlson Funeral Home.

ROSE, Albert Age, 78, passed away Monday, December 6, 1999, at Whetstone Care Center, Columbus, Ohio. He was born the son of Albert A. Rose and Nora Whittaker Rose on February 24, 1921, in Auxier. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Edna; one daughter, Nanette Adkins; one granddaughter, Gillian McLane; one sister, Gerturde Ousley; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends Karla Tomastik, Susan Sheely and the alumni group at the former Wayland High School. He was retired from Nationwide Development Company, a member of Nationwide Retirees, Oakland Park Prime Time Group, Oakland Park United Methodist Church and the American Legion, and a veteran of the Air Force serving in World War II. Funeral services were held Thursday, December 9, at Schoedinger North Chapel, with Pastor Janet Lewis presiding. Interment followed at Kingwood Memorial Park. 

ROSE, Carrie (Edna)  Age, 80, of Garrett, died Tuesday, December 7, 2004, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, in Martin. Born March 4, 1924, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Mark Dempsey and Lilly (Elswick) Dempsey. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert R. Rose. Survivors include two sons: Roger Rose of Garrett, and Rodney Rose of Langley; one daughter, Delana Rose of Lexington; four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Jack, Chester, and John Dempsey. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 11, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Chester Varney officiating. Burial was in the Elswick Cemetery, Island Creek, Pikeville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ROSE, Darwin  Obit  Submitted by       From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ROSE, Delbert Rufus  Age, 79, of Garrett, husband of Carrie Edna Dempsey Rose, died Thursday, October 19, 2000, at his residence. He was born August 10, 1921, in Freemont, Virginia, the son of the late John C. Rose and Eckie Kiser Rose. He was a retired electrician for Bailey Mining Company, a World War II Army veteran, and a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local No. 9845. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Roger J. Rose of Garrett, Rodney M. Rose of Langley; one daughter, Delana Rose of Prestonsburg; one brother, Jack Rose of Coburn, Virginia; two sisters, Avanell Blevins of Coburn, Virginia, Virgia Benachamp of Indiana; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted, Sunday, October 22, at 1 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Denzil Sexton officiating. Burial was in the Elswick Cemetery, Pikeville, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Cainer Hall, Robert Hall, David Hall, Larry Hall, R. B. Conn, Jeff Gibson, Lee Howard, Rodney Rose, Jason Baker, Byron Ring and Chuck Clark.  (FCT'S)

ROSE, Edgar  Age, 66, of Printer, died Thursday, November 21, 2002, at his residence. Born March 4, 1936, in Prestonsburg, he was the son of the late John and Martha Stevens Rose. He was a disabled laborer, and a member of the Old Time Baptist Church at Printer. He is survived by his wife, Artie Conn Rose. Other survivors include five sons, Sammy Salisbury and Randy Salisbury, both of Printer, Edgar E. Rose, and John David Rose, both of Endicott, and Bennie A. Rose of David; one daughter, Hattie Thornsbury of David; three brothers, John Wilce Rose of Prestonsburg, William Thomas Rose of Pierceton, Indiana; and Orville Rose of Michigan; two sisters, Elizabeth Crace of Prestonsburg, and Lou Vada Collins of Pierceton, Indiana; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Danny Salisbury; three brothers, Jim “Bo” Rose, Bennie Rose, and Andy Rose; and one sister, Polly Ousley. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 24, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Denver Meade and others officiating. Burial will be in the Conn Cemetery at Printer, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is Friday, at 6 p.m., at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ROSE, Eugene Age, 54, of Harold, died Saturday, September 9, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Born on March 29, 1946, in Floyd County, he was the son of Thelma Rose Brown and the late Cecil Kidd. He was the stepson of Sherman Brown, of Wellington. He was a disabled miner and Vietnam army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Cecil Rose. Other survivors include two sons, Michael Eugene Rose of Jefferson City, Tennessee, Matthew Thomas Rose of Shelbiana; one brother, Billy Ray Cline of Wellington; and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, September 13, 1 p.m., at the J. W. Call Funeral Home, with James Hubert Harmon and Tracy Patton officiating. Burial will be in the Hunt Family Cemetery in Boldman, under the direction of J. W. Call & Son Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

ROSE, Henry  Obit  Submitted by       From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ROSE, John A. , Age 76, of Knox, Indiana, d. May 27, 1998., B. January 9, 1922 in Prestonsburg, s/o Bob and Lizzie Campbell Rose; h/o , Ellarene White,(d. March 20, 1995). Survivors include two daughters, Rosie Rose of Knox, Indiana, and Shelba Jean Dragon of California; one son, Jerry Rose of Rolling Prairie, Indiana; three brothers, Robert Rose of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Wesley Rose of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Joe Rose of Claypool, Indiana; four sisters, Nora Goble of Springfield, Ohio, Willie Jane 'Allen of Marion, Ohio, Liddia Burkhart of LaFontaine, Indiana, and Katie Burkhart of Claypool, Indiana. Burial was in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox, Indiana

ROSE, Lizzie Campbell  Obit  Submitted by       From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ROSE, Luna E. ,Age 61, of Elkhart Indiana, died Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. Born on July 28, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Spears and Margaret Crum. She was employed at Millers Merry Manor East, and also other nursing homes in Wabash, Indiana. She was a member of the Grand Street Baptist Church in Wabash, Indiana. She is survived by husband, Darwin L. Rose. Survivors include two sons, Thomas A. Rose of Edwardsburg, Michigan, Mark D. Rose of Elkhart, Indiana; two brothers, Chadwick Spears of Prestonsburg, Thomas Spears of Michigan; five sisters, Dorothy Saxton of Wabash, Indiana, Georgia Campbell of Prestonsburg, Hester Wills of Oak Hill, Ohio, Carmella McConnel and Ruth Mirtle, both of Sebring, Florida; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m., at McDonald Funeral Home Eppingfield Chapel, Wabash, Indiana, with Rev. John Denniston officiating. Burial will be in the Falls Cemetery, in Wabash, Indiana, under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

ROSE, Martha Stephens  Obit  Submitted by         From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ROSE, Mary Ellen Wallen   daughter of Joe Baker Wallen and Josephine Campbell Wallen passed away November 13,1998 in Winona Lake, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her Husband Rev. Ruben Rose Sr. on Sept 15,1992. Survivors include one son, Ruben Rose Jr. of Warsaw, Indiana. Two daughters, Lydia Neal of Sidney Indiana, Billie Josephine Rose of Mentone, Indiana. Three Brothers, Dewey of Detroit Michigan. Joe and Paul E. Wallen of Atlanta Georgia and one sister Angie Belle Horn of Warsaw, Indiana. Also survivor by one aunt, Rebecca Arnett of W. Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Submitted by Lydia Rose Neal

ROSE, Maxine Stevens  Age, 92, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, August 22, 2004, at her residence. Born on November 7, 1911, in Grahn, she was the daughter of the late Francis Merion (Ned) Stevens and Elizabeth Blevins Stevens. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, at Prestonsburg, and a member of Prestonsburg Senior Citizens. She was a homemaker, and a former cook for Rose's Drug Store, Prestonsburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kent Rose, on September 3, 1970. Survivors include two daughters: Nancy Allen Rose of Kalispell, Montana, and Elizabeth Ann Rose of Morristown, Tennessee; two sons: Tommy Rose of Prestonsburg, and John Michael Rose of Fowler, Colorado; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, William Kent "Bucky" Rose, who died May 29, 1993. A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 26, at 7 p.m., at the First Baptist Church, in Prestonsburg, with Dr. Floyd Price officiating. Interment will be Friday, August 27, at 11 a.m., at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, at Grahn. Visitation is Thursday, 5-6:30 p.m., at the First Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Floyd County Animal Shelter, American Cancer Society, or Hospice of the Big Sandy. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)
 
ROSE. Myrtle Green, b. May 18, 1901, d/o Grant and Amanda Green, d. December 6, 1982. Married (1) Orville Rose,  had five children: Elder O. Vernon Rose, Dimple Rose Crawford, Shirley Rose Hall m. Bob Hall, Jim Rose, and Gary Rose m. Yolanda Lucas(2) Andy Newman, less than a year before his death

ROSE, Rodney Mark  Age, 57, of Langley, died Thursday, May 19, 2005, at his residence. Born August 1, 1947, in Martin, he was the son of the late Delbert R. and Carrie Edna Dempsey Rose. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Sherlene Ramey Rose. Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Rodney Dwayne and Traci Rose of Langley; a daughter, Geana Scott of Garrett; a twin brother, Roger Rose of Garrett; a sister, Delana Rose of Lexington; and a granddaughter, Karli Rose. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 22, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Sterlin Bolen, Jerry Manns, and others, officiating. Burial was in the Elswick Cemetery, at Island Creek, (Pike County), under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ROSE, Rev. Ruben  Sr., 69, of 302 Rose Road, Sidney, Indiana, died at 10:35 Sept.15 1992  He was born March 1,1923 in Floyd Co. KY to Benjamin and Rennie Conley Rose. On Nov.7,1942, he married Mary E. Wallen, who survivors. He moved to Sidney Indiana, in 1952. Other survivors include  one son, Ruben Rose Jr., Warsaw; two daughters, Mrs. Ron (lydia) Neal, Warsaw, IN, and Billie Jo Rose, Mentone, IN, Two sisters, Mollie Jane Wright, Claypool, IN, and Fannie Burns, Rochester, IN, One brother, Benny Rose, Prestonsburg, KY. Six grandchildren ; and three great-grandchildren. Interment Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, IN  donated by Lydia (Rose) Neal

ROWE, Carl Everette   Age, 52, of Melvin, died Saturday, November 4, 2000, at his residence. Born on November 23, 1947, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Leslie and Thelma Collins Rowe. He was a disabled mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Caldwell Rowe. Other survivors include two sons, Ricky Rowe of Ligon, Leslie Scott Rowe of Melvin; two daughters, Carla Vance of Hi Hat, Kristen Francis Rowe of Melvin; one sister, Linda Johnson of Melvin; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 7, at noon, at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, with Rev. Louis Ferrari and Ralph Tennyson officiating. Burial was in the Matthew Tackett Cemetery, at Melvin, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  ( FCT'S)

ROWE, Cleo (Gray) Sammons  Age 86, of Prestonsburg, Ky., passed away Monday, April 1, 2002, at the Riverview Manor Nursing Home in Prestonsburg, Ky., after an extended illness. She was born September 23, 1915, at Water Gap, Ky., a daughter of the late Seymour & Annie (Lafferty) Gray. She was first married to Toy Sammons, who preceded her in death. She later married Rev. Charley Rowe, who also preceded her in death. She was a grocery merchant and head dieticians at Prestonsburg Hospital. She was a cook at the Prestonsburg High School, a member of the Goble-Roberts Community Freewill Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Jay Sammons, and John D. Sammons, both of Prestonsburg, Ky.; and two daughters, Toy Ann Readon of Shelbyville, Ky., Libby Owens of Prestonsburg, Ky.; three step-sons, James Rowe of Lexington, Ky., Roger Rowe, and Jack Rowe, both of Prestonsburg, Ky.; four step-daughters, Dorothy Day of Lake Placid, Fla., Ruth Bridget of Fla., Grace Woody of Prestonsburg, Ky., Sylvia Mosley of Clarksville, Tenn.; one brother, Charles Gray of Prestonsburg, Ky.; a host of grandchildren, step-grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one step-son, Charles C. Rowe of Clarksville, Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 4, 2002, at 1 p.m., from the Goble-Roberts Community Freewill Baptist Church, with Joey Sammons, and Rev. Paul David Coleman officiating. Burial followed in the Richmond Memorial Cemetery at Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsburg. (FCT'S)

ROWE, Delmar, Age 65, of Prestonsburg, d., April 12, 1999, at H R M C,, Born on Apr/l 16, 1933, in Martin, s/o Claude and Susan Ousley Rowe. He was a veteran of the Korean War. h/o , Shelby Jean Slone Rowe; two sons, Paul S. Rowe and Greg K. Rowe, of Auxier; two daughters, Teresa Lynn Rowe, Angela Osborne, both of Prestonsburg; four sisters, Gladys Wolfe and Augusta Carter, both of Ohio, Rhonda Rowe, and Ann Rowe, both of Langley; and three grandchildren.  Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

ROWE, Eddie   Age, 74, of McDowell, husband of the late Alpha Marie Justice Rowe, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2003, in Plymouth, Ohio. He was born December 30, 1928, in Pikeville, the son of the late Hasten Rowe and Nervie Dutton Rowe. He was a retired Chrysler Motor Company employee. Survivors include three sons, Eddie Ray Rowe of Ashland, Richard Rowe of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Mark Kevin Wade of Paducah; three daughters, Paula Ethel Tackett of Willard, Ohio, Fayetta Tackett, and Lois Elane Hall, both of Plymouth, Ohio; 11 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, and parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Perry Rowe and Randal Keith Rowe. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 25, at the Little Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church of the New Salem Association, at McDowell, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Yates Cemetery, at Shelbiana, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the church.   (FCT'S)

ROWE, Eddie Dean   Age, 58, of Elkhart, Indiana, formerly of Harold, died Sunday, April 8, 2007, at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Indiana. Born April 10, 1948, in Pikeville, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Hazel Bartley Rowe. He was an auto body mechanic and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Era. Survivors include a daughter, Ashley Nicole Price of Harold; a brother, James Bartley of Indiana; and a grandson, Daniel McArthur Price Jr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Larry Edward Rowe. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 12, at 11 a.m., at the Toler Creek Freewill Baptist Church, in Harold, with Roy Spears officiating. Burial was in the Hunt Cemetery, Toler Creek, Harold, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was Tuesday, at the funeral home, and Thursday, at the Church.  (FCT'S  04-13-2007)

ROWE, Elmer   Age, 70, of Langley, died Monday, July 1, 1991 at Our Lady of The Way Hospital in Martin, following a short illness. Born March 27, 1921, at Hueysville, he was the son of the late Claude and Susan Ousley Rowe. He was a retired Columbia Gas employee, employed as a compressor station operator at Midas, Kentucky. He attended the Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Bobby Ray Rowe of Martin; one brother, Delmar Rowe of Auxier; five sisters, Marcella Bailey, Ronda Rowe, and Anne Rowe, all of Langley, Gladys Wolfe of Galloway, Ohio, and Augusta Carter of Columbus, Ohio; and one grandson. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 3, al 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be made in the Stewart Cemetery at Langley under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

ROWE, Estil   Age 79, of Crystal River, Florida, formerly of Pike County, died Monday, May 15, 2000, at his residence, following an extended illness. Born on February 16, 1921, in Pikeville, he was the son of the late Hasten and Nerva Dutton Rowe. He was a retired coal miner and laborer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Mae Saunders Rowe. Survivors include four sons, Frank Estil Rowe of Summertown, Tennessee, Dennis Ray Rowe of Westland, Michigan, Sammy Dean Rowe of Knoxville, Tennessee, Chris Narciso Rowe of Inglis, Florida; three daughters, Brenda Lee Damron and Barbara Ann Hernandez, both of Taylor, Michigan, Earsie Bethune Young of Perry, Florida; three brothers, Bernard Rowe of Louisville, Ben Rowe and Edward Rowe, both of Pikeville; three sisters, Mary Wade of Benton, Hattie Coleman and Ruby Brown, both of Shelbiana,  Burial will be in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, at McDowell

Rowe, Ethel  89  b-Dec.16 1908-  d-Oct.11 1998-Calvert City   d/o  Aaron Burr Flannery & Mary Mayo Flannery w/o-Marvin Rowe  Bur: Marshall County Mem. Gardens.

ROWE, Grace Kirk Age 87, of Prestonsburg, Ky., widow of Clarence Rowe, died Sunday, June 3, at her residence. She was born November 6, 1913, in Breeden, WV, a daughter of the late Wilson and Polly Marcum Kirk. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg. Survivors include one son, Lloyd Charles Rowe, Edgewater, Fla.; two daughters, Eleanor Rowe Taylor, Ft. Pierce, Fla., and Dr. Mable Rowe Lineberger, Prestonsburg; one brother, Howard Kirk, Dunlow, WV; one sister, Mable Blackburn, Ft. Pierce, Fla., five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial service for Grace Kirk Rowe will be conducted Saturday, June 9, at 11 a.m., in the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg. In lieu of flowers, the family requests, donations to Hospice of Big Sandy, P.O. Box 277, Hager Hill, KY 41222. Arrangements were under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. (FCT'S)

ROWE, Grover  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

ROWE, Helen Fern Age, 69, of Raceland, went to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, April 28, 2005, following an extended illness at King's Daughter's Medical Center. She was born September 26, 1935, in Flatwoods, a daughter of the late Howard and Clara Markin Tackett. She was a loving mother and homemaker who had dedicated her life to her family and helping others. She was a member of the Raceland First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Allen Rowe; four brothers: Elzie Tackett, Ed Tackett, Luther Tackett and Donald Tackett and one sister, Lucille Stephenson. Survivors include two sisters: Florence White of Alexandria, Virginia, and Louise Hensley of Flatwoods; three sons: Bobby (Beth) Rowe of Prestonsburg, Donnie (Robin) Rowe of Greenup, John (Angie) Rowe of Raceland; one daughter, Suzanne (Alan) Porter of Summitt; five granddaughters, Celina Rowe, Katelynd Porter, Paige Porter, Allison Rowe and Raven Fraley; four grandsons: Aaron Rowe, Dustin Rowe, Luke Porter, and Jacob Fraley. The funeral will be held Sunday, May 1, at 1 p.m., at Evans Funeral Home in Raceland, with services being conducted by Rev. Charles Wayne Blevins. Burial will follow at the Caroline Cemetery. Visitation was held Saturday, April 30, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and will be held on Sunday before the services beginning at noon. Pallbearers will be: Larry Stephenson, William H. Tackett, Michael Stephenson, Danny R. Tackett, Samuel D. Tackett, Warren Hensley Jr., and Christopher Barker. (FCT'S)

ROWE, Jerry Anthony  Age, 43, of Langley, died Friday, February 23, 2001, at his residence. Born on August 14, 1957, in McDowell, he was the son of Joyce Ann Williams Rowe of Langley, and the late Virgil Rowe. He was a disabled butcher. He is survived by his wife Kimberly Belcher Rowe. Other survivors include one son, Darrin Spencer of Indiana; two step-sons, Jody Spriggs and Justin Spriggs both of Drift; one step-daughter, Kelli Jo Spriggs of Drift; and one brother, Terry Rowe of Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 27, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Ted Shannon and Rodney Scott officiating. Burial was in the Stewart Cemetery, at Langley. (FCT'S)

ROWE, Marvin  Age, 90, of Calvert City, died Monday, October 16, 2000, at Britthaven Healthcare in Benton. He was the son of the late Miles and Minnie Helton Rowe. He was a maintenance worker at SKW Alloys, and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 543. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Flannery Rowe. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Ford and one son, James A. Rowe, both of Calvert City; two half sisters, Pearl Davis of Shelby Gap, Mae Wright of McRoberts; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, at Collier Funeral Home Inc., with Ralph Rudolph and William Franklin officiating. Burial was in the Marshall County Memory Garden in Benton. (FCT'S) 

ROWE, Ronda   Age 74, of Langley, Ky.,Passed Away Friday, January 23,, 2004 at Higlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky., . She Was Born January 21, 1930 in Langley Ky.,The Daughter of the Late Claudia Rowe and Susan Ousley Rowe . Survivors Include Two Sisters, Ann Rowe, Langley, Ky. , Gladys Wolfe, Columbus, Ohio., Several Nieces and Nephews. In Addition to Her Parents She Was Preceded in Death by Three Brothers: Virgil Rowe, Elmer Rowe, Delmar Rowe.two Sisters : Marcella Bailey, Augusta Carter. Funeral Service: 10:30 A.m. Monday, January 26, 2004 Here at Hall Funeral Home with Regular Baptist Ministers Officiating. Interment: Stewart Cemetery, Langley, Ky.  (HFH)

ROWE, William Miles "Red" Rowe,  Age 63, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, September 26, 1999, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. He was born December 2, 1935, in Prestonsburg, the son of the late Jesse and Hester Ward Rowe. He was an Air Force veteran and former highway construction superintendent with Winston Ford Construction, and later with the Codell Construction Co. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Prestonsburg, (Irene Cole Memorial), The Big Sandy Valley Historical Society, the Martin County Historical Society, the Johnson County Historical Society and the Floyd County Historical Society,  He is survived by his wife, Janet Campbell Rowe. Other survivors include one daughter, Deborah Ann Ranier of Greensboro, North Carolina; two brothers, James Rowe of Lake Wales, Florida and Jesse Rowe
of Lexington; three sisters, Martens Clifford of; Bellevue, Nebraska, Ruth Ann Biantou of Staffordsvi!le and Barbara Gafford of Prestonsburg. Funeral services will be con- ducted September 29, at 11 a.m., in the First Baptist Church, Prestonsburg, (Irene Cole Memorial), with the Rev. George Love officiating.  Burial will be in the Saltwell Cemetery at Inez.

ROWLAND, Carol Ann   Age: 61 OF: Blue River, Kentucky Date of Birth: January 4, 1947 Place: Floyd County, Kentucky Date of Death: Saturday, January 26, 2008 Where: Her residence Facts of Importance: Homemaker Parents: the late Millard and Gypsy Wicker Stephens Wife: Wife of Cleaties Rowland Other Survivors: 1 daughter: Anna Marie Robinson of Garrett, Kentucky; 1 Brother: Gorman Stephens of Lexington, Kentucky, 1 sister Dranna Sue Click of Martin, Kentucky; 4 Grandchildren: LaMikka, Charles, Savannah and John and 1 great grandchild: Natalie  Deceased Relatives: Parents, 1 daughter: Melissa Ann Akers and 1 Brother: Danny Stephens. Time and Place of Services: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 10 am at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Ky. Officiating: David Reed Visitation: After 7 PM Sunday at the funeral home Burial: Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, KY. (NFFH)

ROWLAND, Dan  Dan Rowland, 61, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, August 6, 2002, following a brief illness. Born on November 16, 1940, in Morgan County, he was the son of the late Hugh D. and Kittie Hagans Rowland. He was a member of the Floyd County Bar Association, former assistant commonwealth attorney, former assistant county attorney, and a former radio announcer for W.M.D.J. Survivors include one son, Tom Rowland, of Lexington; and one brother, Cleaties (Howdy) Rowland, of Blue River. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Doug Rowland. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 10, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Tom Rowland officiating. Burial will be in the Stewart Cemetery, at Langley, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home, anytime Friday, and before services on Saturday.  (FCT'S)

RUDD, Thelma Mae  Obit   (FCT'S 1991)

RUNNELS, William (Bill) Pierce  Jr. Age, 74, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, May 10, 2008, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.  Born May 31, 1933, in Pres-tonsburg, he was the son of the late William Pierce Runnels and Fannie Victoria Harris Runnels. He was a former lawyer. He was a graduate of Prestonsburg High School, a graduate of U.K. Law School, and a former member of the UK Marching Band. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, in Prestonsburg.  He is survived by his wife, Ruth Joy Runnels of Prestonsburg; one son, William Pierce Runnels III (Cathy) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one daughter, Vicky Lynn Bryan of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one stepson, Greg DeRossett (Angie) of Morehead; six grandchildren: Scott Bryan, Ed Bryan, Tyler Runnels, Juliana Runnels, Nicolas Runnels and Logan DeRossett. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 14, at 1 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Mark Walz officiating.  Interment at Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

RYAN, Mildred   Age 76, of Prestonsburg, died Nov. 23, at the Riverview Manor Nursing Home in Prestonsburg. Born Mar. 20, 1922, in Prestonsburg, d/o the late Joe P. Tackett Sr. and Hazel Minerva Wallen Tackett. Survivors include husband, Milton Ryan; two dau., Ann Stumbo and Catherine Gregory; four brothers, Joe P Tackett Jr., Bernard Tackett, Ed Tackett and Judge Charles Tackett. Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, KY.  (FCT'S)

RYAN, Whilminia Lorena  63, d-June 19 1998 b- Jun.22 1934. D/o  Hauley & Delores Napier Conley  w/o Don Ryan.

RYAN, William "Jack", Age 81, of Enterprise, Florida, formerly of Martin, died Wednesday, April 21 at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, Florida. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia, s/o Loddie May White and George Ryan. He was a funeral director and owner of Ryan Funeral Home in Martin until he closed its doors in 1954. He moved to Florida and became control center operator for Florida Power Corp-Turner plant for 30 years. . h/o Lucille Ryan; one son, William Patrick Ryan of Orange City, Florida; one brother, Milton E. Ryan of Prestonsburg; Burial was made in Enterprise, Florida.
 
 


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