Our Obituaries

Bradley Kent Stout

October 30, 1964 - June 9, 2017

Bradley Kent Stout, 52, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died June 9, 2017 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Mr. Stout was an avid Coon Hunter, Deer Hunter and an avid fisherman. He operated the Tree Blasting Kennels and also was a truck driver for Hackworth and Tully Transport. Bradley was born in Maysville, Kentucky on October 30, 1964 the son of Ina Marie Doyle Stout of Burtonville, KY and the late...
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Russell Lee Prater

January 26, 1918 - April 6, 2017

Russell Lee Prater, 99, of Cincinnati, Ohio died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Hospice of Cincinnati Blue Ash facility. Mr. Prater was a retired carpenter and served in the US Army during World War II. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on January 26, 1918 the son of the late Johnnie and Maude McElfresh Prater. He is survived by his wife of eighty years, Evelyn Mineer Prater; his two sons,...
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Milton Boyd Simpson

May 21, 1930 - March 23, 2017

Milton Boyd Simpson, 86, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Mr. Simpson was the widow of Nancy Ruth Taulbee Simpson who died January 6, 2012. He was a retired salesman for Kerr Glass and was a veteran of the US Navy having served in the Korean War. Milton was born in Mason County, Kentucky on May 21, 1930 the son of the late Wade and...
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William Raymond Clark

June 26, 1941 - March 23, 2017

William Raymond Clark, 75, of Georgetown, Ohio died Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Eastgatespring of Cincinnati. Mr. Clark was retired from Viox Services where he was a heating and air technician and he was a member of the West Fork Baptist Church, Georgetown, Ohio. He was born in Plumville, Kentucky on June 26, 1941 the son of the late Raymond and Mildred Morris Clark. He is survived by his wife,...
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Thelma Flack

February 5, 1931 - February 25, 2017

Thelma Naomi Flack, 84, of Maysville, Kentucky died Saturday, February 25, 2017 at The Care Center at Kenton Pointe. She was the widow of Emery Harlan Flack who died March 29, 2015. The couple married on October 23, 1951. Mrs. Flack formerly worked for the Parker Tobacco Company and the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.She was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on February 5, 1933 the...
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Edward Franklin Meadows

July 18, 1946 - February 23, 2017

Edward Franklin Meadows, Sr., 70, of Wallingford, Kentucky died Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the UK Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Meadows was retired from the Standard Supply Company. He was born in Petersville, Kentucky on July 18, 1946 the son of the late Walter and Marjorie Crawford Meadows. He is survived by his wife, Carol Flannigan Meadows; three sons, Edward "Jake" Meadows ...
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Donald Phillip Lancaster

July 10, 1941 - February 4, 2017

Donald Phillip Lancaster, 75, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. Mr. Lancaster was a member of the Plainview Baptist Church and retired from the Carnation Company and was the former owner and operator of L and L Auto Sales and Service. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky on July 10, 1941 the son of the late Roy and Ruth...
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Dennis Ray Barbour

February 15, 1954 - January 8, 2017

Dennis Ray "Denny" Barbour, 62, of Plumville died suddenly Sunday morning, January 8th, 2017. Born, Feb 15, 1954, he was the son of the late Leonard and Violet Barbour.Mr. Barbour was a 39 year employee of DP & L and a member of the Central Baptist Church and choir. He was a 1972 graduate of Mason County High School where he excelled in basketball and baseball. He was inducted into the 10th...
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William James Ruggles

October 3, 1953 - January 4, 2017

William James Ruggles, 63, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died January 4, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Ruggles was employed with Carmeuse Lime Company. He was a graduate of Tollesboro High School and an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast. William was born in Iowa on October 3, 1953 the son of the late Burton "Maltby" Ruggles and Velda Mitchell Ruggles. He is survived by his daughter, Amber Ruggles Huddleston...
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James William THOMAS

April 12, 1942 - December 15, 2016

Tollesboro - James W. Thomas, 74, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Mr. Thomas was formerly engaged in farming and was a member of the Galilee Christian Church. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on April 12, 1942 the son of the late Adrian and Mildred "Midge" Hord Thomas. Survivors include his daughter, Cathy Mason (Darrel Fannin)...
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Samuel Desmond Renchen

April 23, 1923 - December 15, 2016

Samuel D. "Joe" Renchen, 93, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Pioneer Trace Nursing Home. Mr. Renchen was the widower of Joyce Ann Clark Renchen who died in 2010. He was a mechanic by trade and was a World War II veteran having served in the US Army. Mr. Renchen was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on April 4, 1923 the son of the late Desmond and Beulah Himes Renchen....
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Bonnie Lee BLAIN

June 4, 1930 - November 30, 2016

Bonnie Lee Blain, 86, of Tollesboro, KY died Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Vanceburg, KY. She was born in Delaware, Ohio on June 4, 1930 the daughter of the late George and Frances Tilton Blain. Survivors include her brother, James Blain of Litchfield Park, AZ. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Robert Blain. Services for Bonnie Blain will...
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Lillian Agnes Secrest

May 11, 1917 - November 30, 2016

Lillian Agnes Secrest, 99, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. Mrs. Secrest was the widow of Marion Ingram Secrest who died in 1999. She was born in Covington, Kentucky on May 11, 1917 the daughter of the late William Wesley Adams and Frances McClain Adams. Mrs. Secrest retired from the Lewis County School System where...
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Dora Mae Pollitt

October 16, 1934 - November 22, 2016

Dora Mae Pollitt, 82, of Maysville, Kentucky died Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was the widow of Bobby Gene Pollitt who died November 6, 2009. Mrs. Pollitt was a member of the Tollesboro United Methodist Church and a graduate of the Orangeburg High School. She was born in Mason County, Kentucky on October 16, 1934 the daughter of the late...
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Carolyn Ann Himes

February 22, 1948 - November 18, 2016

Carolyn Ann Himes, 68, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was the widow of Roy Himes. Mrs. Himes was a member of the Olivet United Methodist Church. She was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on February 22, 1948 the daughter of the late Arnold and Mattie Himes Frye. Survivors include her sister-in-law, Patricia Frye of...
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Sandraq Ann Simpson

January 8, 1947 - November 18, 2016

Sandra Simpson, 69, of Maysville and formerly of Georgetown, Kentucky died November 18, 2016 in the home of her cousin, Linda and Kent Butcher of Orangeburg. She was born January 8, 1947 in Mason County, Kentucky the daughter of the late Harmon and Martha Workman Simpson. Survivors include her sister Brenda Simpson and her wife Sara Fackelman, of Florida, two Aunts, Janie Applegate of...
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Arthur Bryan Moore

September 30, 1934 - November 8, 2016

Arthur Bryan "Sonny" Moore, Jr., 82, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. He was the widower of Nettie Sue Thomas Moore. Mr. Moore was the owner and operator of Moore's Grocery Store and Garage located in Burtonville for many years. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on September 30, 1934 the son of the late Arthur Bryan Moore, Sr. and Edith...
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Elizabeth Gretchen Rayburn

June 27, 1932 - October 31, 2016

Elizabeth Gretchen "Liz" Rayburn, 84, of Tollesboro, Kentucky was born on June 27, 1932 and went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 31, 2016.She was born in Lewis County, Kentucky the daughter of the late Emery and Hester Rigdon Shaw. She married Robert Rayburn in 1956 and they shared their life together for 60 years. She was a loving mother to two daughters, Debbie (Kirby)...
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Margaret Thoroughman

April 21, 1933 - October 29, 2016

Margaret Thoroughman, 83, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Vanceburg, KY. Mrs. Thoroughman was a homemaker and was engaged in farming with her husband. She was born in Mason County, Kentucky on April 21, 1933 the daughter of the late Richard and Thelma Fields Crawford. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Harvey Thoroughman; sons, Kenneth ...
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Paul Edward Underwood

June 13, 1971 - October 4, 2016

Paul Edward Underwood, 45, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Underwood was a veteran of Desert Storm having served in the US Army. He was an associate of Green Tokai for fifteen years and a graduate of Tollesboro High School. He was born in Waukegan, Illinois on June 13, 1971 the son of the late Paul E. Underwood and Grace Gilbert Applegate. He is...
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Rita Ruth Lightner

January 29, 1953 - August 9, 2016

Rita Wheeler Lightner, 63, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, August 09, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky. Mrs. Lightner was a member of the Pine Valley Christian Church and had retired from the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was born in Maysville, Kentucky on January 29, 1953 the daughter of the late Elizabeth Mae Schweickart Sparks and Norse Wheeler....
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Gladys Yuvonna Poynter

February 25, 1930 - August 5, 2016

Gladys Yuvonna "Bonnie" Applegate Ellis Poynter, 86, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Friday, August 5, 2016 at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was the widow of Teddy Poynter who died on January 17, 2016. The couple had been married for fifty years. Mrs. Poynter was a member of the Tollesboro United Methodist Church and attended the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. She had...
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Mabel Louise Fultz

July 10, 1934 - August 4, 2016

Louise Fultz, 82, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. She was the widow of Otto Fultz. Mrs. Fultz retired from US Shoe and attended the Cannan Holiness Church. She was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on July 10, 1934 the daughter of the late James Ora Kegley and Helen Elaine Lee Kegley. Survivors include her two daughters,...
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Donna Irene Geagley

August 27, 1916 - July 28, 2016

Donna Irene Corns Geagley, 99, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Thursday, July 28, 2016 at her home. She was the widow of Everett Byron Geagley who died October 8, 1992. Mrs. Geagley was a member of the Tollesboro Christian Church and she was a retired school teacher with the Lewis County Board of Education. She began her career teaching in a two room school house and at her retirement she was a...
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Morris Wendell Applegate

May 15, 1935 - July 22, 2016

Morris Wendell Applegate, 81 of Tollesboro, Kentucky went to be with the Lord on July 22, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe. He was a devoted husband and father. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on May 15, 1935 to the late Lloyd and Hester Jane O'Cull Applegate.Morris Wendell attended Pine Valley Christian Church for many years. He was a member of Woodmen Life...
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Beuford Lee McCormick

December 2, 1949 - July 18, 2016

Beuford Lee McCormick, 66 of Tollesboro, passed away Monday July 18, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Born, December 2, 1949 to the late George Thomas and Nettie Bertha Blankenship McCormick. He was a United States Army Veteran who served in Vietnam, attended Hickory Grove Church and retired from CSX after 34 years in the Engineering Department. Mr. McCormick is survived...
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Michael Wayne Willis

December 31, 1957 - July 14, 2016

Michael Wayne Willis 58, of Tollesboro passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Born, December 31, 1957 in Lee County, to the late Denzil and Alvena Powell Willis. He worked in the Oil Fields and as a Truck Driver. Mr. Willis is survived by his loving wife Christine Polley Willis, children Amanda (Ben) Cochran of Springfield, OH, Chrissy (Randy)...
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Ruby Kathleen Adams

March 8, 1938 - June 16, 2016

Ruby Kathleen Adams, 78, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Mrs. Adams formerly worked at Wald Manufacturing, Frisch's Restaurant and Brown's Restaurant where she was the manager. Mrs. Adams also once owned and operated her own restaurant in Tollesboro and also had babysat for many children. Ruby was born in Brown County, Ohio...
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Edna Denekas

October 28, 1926 - May 31, 2016

Tollesboro - Edna Catherine Denekas, 89, of Rockford, Illinois went to her eternal home on Tuesday, May 31 2016 at Rockford Memorial Hospital. She was born October 28, 1926 in Tollesboro, Kentucky the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Mason. Edna was first joined in marriage to Melby Lee Ruark in February 1947, who later passed away in August 1951. She was then joined in marriage on August 31,...
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Taydem Nicole Hord

July 7, 1967 - May 12, 2016

Taydem Nicole Hord, 48, of Germantown, Kentucky died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the UK Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Mrs. Hord was born in Maysville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Charles Raymond Leming and Joyce Mason Leming. She is survived by her husband, Robert Hord; twin sons, Gage Hord and Kyle Hord both of Flemingsburg, KY and one brother, Troy Leming. Funeral services were held at...
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Adrian Lawrence Moore

January 1, 1950 - May 12, 2016

Adrian Lawrence Moore, 66, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Drake Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on January 1, 1950 the son of the late Adrian Eugene Moore and the late Frances Swim Polly. Adrian was formerly employed at the US Shoe Factory in Vanceburg for many years. He also was employed at Fairlane Auto Sales in Vanceburg. He...
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George Thomas Polley

November 3, 1942 - May 3, 2016

G. Tom Polley, 73 of Tollesboro passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Hospice of Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Mr. Polley was born November 3, 1942 in Mason County. Mr. Polley was a 22 year veteran of the Lewis County Sherriff's Department, a member of the Maysville VFW and a member of the St. Mary's Masonic Lodge #240. He is survived by his loving wife of fourty-nine years Roselyn Jenkins...
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Dorothy Lorene Walker

July 16, 1946 - May 3, 2016

VANCEBURG - Dorothy Lorene Clark Walker, 69, of Concord, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at her residence surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with health issues.She was born, July 16, 1946 in Lewis County, Kentucky daughter of the late Bill and Lucille Mason Clark.Mrs. Walker is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Luther Walker, Jr., one son, Bryon Keith ...
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Azro Browning

May 10, 1947 - May 2, 2016

Azro Browning, Jr., 68, of Maysville, Kentucky died Monday, May 2, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Browning was retired from Emerson Power Transmissions, a veteran of the US Army and attended the Orangeburg United Methodist Church. He was born in Mason County, Kentucky on May 10, 1947 the son of the late Azro and Edith Lancaster Browning. He is survived by his wife,...
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Lorene B. Werline

December 26, 1910 - April 25, 2016

Lorene Biven Werline, 105 of Kettering, Ohio formerly of Lewis County passed away, Monday, April 25, 2016 at Oak Creek Terrace in Kettering. Born December 26, 1910 in Lewis County to the late Albert and Rose Dixon Bevin and the widow of Harry Werline. She was a member of the Sandhill Christian Church and a homemaker. She is survived by her daughter Evelyn Lion of Kettering, grandson Dan (Debbie)...
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Bonnie Carol Hamilton

July 20, 1935 - April 22, 2016

Bonnie Carol Boyd Hamilton, 80, of Wallingford, Ky., passed away Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Hospice Care Center in Maysville, Ky.She was born July 20, 1935, in Trinity, Ky. Bonnie was the daughter of the late Edgar Lee and Achsa Jane Osborne Boyd, of Tollesboro.Bonnie graduated from Tollesboro High School as the class valedictorian in 1953, and later lived in Norwood, Ohio, where she worked...
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Paul Derringer Dugan

October 31, 1939 - April 13, 2016

Paul Derringer Dugan, 76 of Tollesboro, Passed away, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Born October 31, 1939 in Mason County to the late Charles Bradford and Myrtle Stacy Dugan. He was a member of the Tollesboro Christian Church, a retired supervisor for Browning Manufacturing and a United States Army Veteran. Paul loved gospel concerts and singing with the...
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Floyd D. Sparks

July 2, 1927 - April 12, 2016

Floyd Douglas Sparks, 88, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the USVA Hospital, Leestown Road, Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Sparks was the widower of Elizabeth Schweickart Sparks who died February 24, 2015. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on July 2, 1927 the son of the late Otto and Velva Walker Sparks. Mr. Sparks was a farmer and landowner, a member of the Pine Valley...
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Joyce Pauline Meyers

July 22, 1947 - April 5, 2016

Joyce Pauline Gilbert Meyers, 68 of Georgetown, KY formerly of Petersville, KY, passed away,Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at her residence. Born July 22, 1947 in Oak Ridge, KY to the late Wilbur Waldo Gilbert and Violet Pollitt Gilbert. She was a retired Baker and Cook and Member of the Petersville Church of God. Mrs. Meyers is survived by her son James Brian (Jacqueline) Meyers, daughter Carla Dawn...
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Wilma Ruth Williams

May 5, 1934 - April 3, 2016

Wilma Ruth Williams, 81, of Maysville, Kentucky died Sunday, April 3, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Williams was the widow of James L. Williams who died January 5, 2013. She was a member of the Wallingford Christian Holiness Church. Mrs. Williams was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on May 5, 1934 the daughter of the late Clarence and Christine Toller Moore. She is survived by her two sons, James R. ...
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Loretta Ann Hylander

January 25, 1944 - April 3, 2016

Loretta Ann Erskine Hylander, 72 of Wallingford passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Born January 25, 1944 in Burtonville to the late Clarence and Ellen Rolph Erskine. Mrs. Hylander was devoted to the Lord and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she served in many capacities but loved working with children. She was a...
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Geraldine Hardyman Lykins

April 18, 1934 - April 2, 2016

Geraldine Hardymon Lykins, 81, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Lykins was the widow of Charles Milton Lykins, Jr. who died September 12, 2015. She was a member of the Burtonville United Methodist Church, a farmer and landowner and a homemaker. Mrs. Lykins was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on April 18, 1934 the daughter of the late Delbert and Oleta...
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Betty Faye Weldon

May 11, 1937 - March 29, 2016

Betty Faye Martin Weldon, 78 of Maysville passed away, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Care Center. Born May 11, 1937 in Portsmouth, OH, to the late John and Catherine Stone Martin. She was a homemaker and member of the Portsmouth Church of God. Mrs. Weldon is survived by her three daughters; Lana (Wendell Ray) Applegate, Vicki (Jeff) Foster and Tonya (Donnie) Crisp; sister Deloris...
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Jaxston Denhamn Walker

August 8, 2013 - February 10, 2016

Tollesboro - Jaxston Denhamn Walker, two and a half year old, died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky on August 8, 2013 the son of Cody and Sonya Fithen Walker of Vanceburg, Kentucky. Jaxston always had a big smile on his face and he was full of life. He loved to play with his big trucks. Besides his parents, Jaxston is survived by his brother...
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John McCall

January 9, 1947 - February 7, 2016

John McCall, 69, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Sunday, February 7, 2016 at his residence. Mr. McCall formerly worked for Emerson Power Transmission in Maysville and was a member of the East Fork Christian Church. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky on January 9, 1947 the son of the late Hugh James McCall and Opal Davenport McCall. Survivors include his wife of forty-nine years, Juanita Rose Smitson...
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Kendall Cooper

July 14, 1939 - February 2, 2016

Kendall Thomas Cooper, 76 of Vanceburg, died February 2, 2016 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He was born July 14, 1939, in Lewis County, KY., to the late Arthur and Georgia Cooper. Mr. Cooper was a farmer who loved his animals and gave candy to everyone. He is survived by two sons, Michael Allen Cooper of Vanceburg, and Shannon (Gina) Cooper, of Maysville; one daughter, Jana Marie (Terry) Newsom of...
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Ferbia Louise Bennett

April 19, 1938 - January 20, 2016


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Teddy Poynter

July 20, 1931 - January 17, 2016

Teddy Edwin Poynter, 84 of Tollesboro, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born July 20, 1931 in Lewis County to the late John Edwin and Millie Baldridge Poynter. He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Christian Church and attended Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. Mr. Poynter is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Gladys Yuvonna...
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Dorena Bigelow Hord

April 14, 1943 - December 24, 2015

Sue Bigelow Hord, 72, of Maysville, Kentucky died Thursday, December 24, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Hord was the widow of Paul Hord who died September 1, 2000. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky on April 14, 1943 the daughter of the late Robert and Eunice McKinney Bigelow. Sue was a collector of water cans, she loved gardening, flowers but most of all she loved the time she spent with her...
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John Anthony Cordle

September 15, 1962 - December 22, 2015


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Dorothy Louise Bellamy

April 6, 1943 - December 16, 2015

Dorothy "Dottie" Bellamy, 72 of Tollesboro passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Born April 6, 1943 in Lewis County to the late Omar Pierce and Margaret Grayson Pierce. She lived for her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Bellamy was a retired employee of US Shoe. Mrs. Bellamy is survived by her loving husband of 54 years James Bellamy, sons Ricky ...
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Irvin Francis DeLong

December 12, 1926 - December 9, 2015


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Jeffrey Shane Truesdell

February 6, 1974 - November 29, 2015

Jeffrey Shane Truesdell, 41 of Vanceburg passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Born February 6, 1974 in Mason County to the late Delbert Dean Truesdell and Joyce Adams Truesdell. He is survived by his mother Joyce Adams Truesdell, son Colton Truesdell, brothers Gary (Adrienne) Truesdell and Rick (Carla) Truesdell, sisters Cherie (Kenny) Rieman, Terri Fisher,...
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Dennis Ray Penrod

February 6, 1971 - November 23, 2015

Dennis Ray Penrod, 44 of Hampton, Virginia formerly of Tollesboro, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at Virginia Commonwealth University Pauley Heart Center in Richmond, Virginia. Born February 6, 1971 in Maysville, Ky to Mitchell Penrod and Jackie Helser Smith. He was a Welder and Mechanic. Survivors include his father Mitchell (Sandra) Penrod, mother Jackie (Tom) Smith, daughters Kasandra...
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Ronald Dean Ruark

August 20, 1939 - November 19, 2015

Ronald Dean Ruark, 76, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Bracken County Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. Mr. Ruark was engaged in farming. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on August 20, 1939 the son of the late Garland William Ruark and Anna Walker Ruark. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Highfield Ruark; three sons, Earl Ruark (Derondia) of Manchester, OH,...
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Thomas Bierley

March 20, 1926 - November 16, 2015

Arthur Thomas Bierley, 89 of Poplar Grove passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 at Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 20, 1926 in Fleming County to the late William L. and Helen Breeze Bierley. He was a lifelong farmer and member of the Tollesboro Christian Church. Mr. Bierley served as elder for many years at the Mt. Carmel Christian Church. He volunteered and served in...
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Emma Catherine Hord

March 1, 1945 - November 6, 2015

Emma Catherine Hord, 70, of Maysville, Kentucky died Friday, November 6, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Hord was a landowner and farmer. She was born in Germantown, Kentucky on March 1, 1945 the daughter of the late Augustus and Edith Case Bauer. She is survived by her husband of fifty-one years, Ronald Hord; one son, Clinton Hord (Lisa) of Vanceburg, KY; one daughter, Angela Mason (Rick) of...
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Linda Connie Mason

August 24, 1948 - November 5, 2015

Linda Connie Mason, 67, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Thursday, November 05, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Mason was the widow of Jimmy L. Mason who died May 15, 2013. She was a member of the East Fork Christian Church. Mrs. Mason was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on August 24, 1948 the daughter of the late Bruce Harlin Highfield and Lillian Mason Highfield. She is survived by her son, Jackie Lloyd...
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Dora Louise Cooley

September 25, 1935 - November 1, 2015

Dora Louise Graham Cooley, 80 of Vanceburg, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. The widow of Frank Cooley, born September 25, 1935 in Wyoming County, West Virginia to the late Carlos and Hazel Roberts Graham. She was of the Methodist faith and member of the Southeastern Cherokee Council Inc. of Georgia. Mrs. Cooley is survived by her children; Sandra ...
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Pamela Anne Webb

October 29, 1948 - October 23, 2015

Pamela Anne Knox Webb, 66, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Friday, October 23, 2015 at Fleming County Hospital. Mrs. Webb was a Registered Dietician with Dietary Consultants and a member of the Tollesboro Christian Church. She was a graduate of Texas Women's University and the University of Alabama. Mrs. Webb was born in Crockett, Texas on October 29, 1948 the daughter of the late Horace Malcolm...
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Judy Kay Wilson

November 13, 1951 - October 14, 2015

Judy Kay Lucas Wilson, 63 of Maysville, passed away October 14, 2015 at her residence. She was employed at the Pioneer Trace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Flemingsburg. Born, November 13, 1951, in Mason County, to the late Charles and Margaret O'Cull Lucas. Mrs. Wilson is survived by her husband Anthony Wilson; sons Troy, Jeffrey and Steven Davenport; step-children Michael Wilson and Angie...
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Beulah Marie Meadows

June 16, 1929 - October 13, 2015

Beulah Marie Meadows, 86, departed this life Tuesday morning, October 13, 2015 at Hospice of Hope Care Center in Maysville. Beulah's greatest joys were her family and cooking for all those she loved. Beulah Enjoyed giving and caring for others and taught her family to do the same. Her happy life reflected her love for God and her church. She was a member of the Tollesboro Christian Church. ...
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Thomas Melvin Lancaster

October 27, 1933 - October 13, 2015

Thomas Melvin Lancaster, 81, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at his residence. He was the widower of Mary Anna George Lancaster who died in 2013. Mr. Lancaster was a member of the Hickory Grove Church, a veteran of the US Army and was retired from the Parker Tobacco Company after twenty-five years of service. He was born in Mason County, Kentucky on October 27, 1933 the son...
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Randell Dean Baldwin

November 9, 1958 - October 11, 2015

Tollesboro - Randell Dean Baldwin, 56, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Randy, known as "Mr. Spoons" to many, loved life and music. His love for playing spoons amazed and touched so many people's lives. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky on November 9, 1958 the son of Peggy Brown McDaniel of Vanceburg, Kentucky and the late Harry Baldwin....
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Grace Applegate

September 22, 1949 - September 29, 2015

Grace Marie Applegate, 66 of Vanceburg passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Fleming County Hospital with her family by her side. Born September 22, 1949, in Imperial City, PA to Donald Willis Gilbert and Kathleen Mae Anderson. Mrs. Applegate is survived by her loving husband Arthur "Big Boy" Applegate, sons; Carl Applegate, Vanceburg, Paul Underwood, Tollesboro, daughters; Jeannie (Denver...
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Vickie Lynn Lamar

April 5, 1964 - September 28, 2015

Vickie Lynn Lamar, 51, of Flemingsburg, Kentucky died Monday, September 28, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Lamar was born in Maysville, Kentucky on April 5, 1964 the daughter of Robert Bruce Swim, Jr of the Oak Ridge Community and the late Betty Boone Swim. Besides her father, she is survived by her husband, Darrell Lamar; one daughter, Crystal Khatri of Minneapolis, MN and several nieces and...
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Jessie Elwood Pollitt

August 23, 1928 - September 14, 2015

Jessie Elwood Pollitt, 87 of Vanceburg passed away, Monday, September 14, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield, Ohio. Born August 23, 1928 in Lewis County to the late Edward Franklin Pollitt and Rachael Mary Welch Pollitt and the widower of Ruby Francis Hollar Pollitt. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Mr. Pollitt is survived by his son Anthony Wayne (Vicki)...
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Charles Milton Lykins

March 30, 1928 - September 12, 2015

Charles "Charlie" Milton Lykins, Jr., 87, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Saturday, September 12, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Lykins was a longtime farmer and landowner, a member of the Burtonville United Methodist Church, a member of the VFW in Vanceburg, KY, served as a Director with Kentucky Farm Bureau where he served as President for Five years and also as Vice President. He was associated with...
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Junior Odell Zornes

April 13, 1942 - September 7, 2015

Junior Odell Zornes, 73, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Monday, September 7, 2015 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Mr. Zornes was a well known logger of the area and also was involved in construction. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on April 13, 1942 the son of the late Garland and Thelma Stone Zornes. He is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Denene Fite Zornes; two sons, Justin ...
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Alice Annette Kilgore

October 22, 1939 - September 2, 2015

A. Annette Duzan Kilgore, 75, of Vanceburg, KY died Wednesday September 2, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Kilgore was an active member of the Liberty Grove Church. Her greatest joy was in serving Jesus, her Lord and Savior. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Mrs. Kilgore was formerly employed at US Shoe and with Comprehend Services. She was born in Ribolt, Kentucky on October 22...
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Ruth Imogene Browning

September 11, 1926 - July 18, 2015

Ruth DeLong Browning 88, of Tollesboro passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Robertson County Healthcare Facility. Born September 11, 1926, in Lewis County, the eldest daughter, of the late Herschel and Winnie Clary DeLong and the widow of Howard Browning.A graduate of Morehead State with a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Mrs. Browning began her teaching career in a one room schoolhouse in...
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Jimmy Leonard Truesdell

November 8, 1951 - July 10, 2015

Jimmy Leonard Truesdell, 63, of Brooksville formerly of Tollesboro , passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 at his home. Born November 8, 1951 to the late Leonard and Beulah Pinrod Truesdell in Lewis Co. He served in the U. S. Military from 1971-1976 and did farm work for friends and family. He is survived by brothers David (Carol) Truesdell of Maysville, Wilma Truesdell and John (Thressa)...
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Charles Eugene Bayless

November 27, 1933 - July 6, 2015

Charles Eugene Bayless, 81 of Maysville passed away, Tuesday, July 6, 2015 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. Born November 27, 1933 in Lewis County to the late Benjamin and Lillie Ann Kilgore Bayless He is survived by his daughter Jessica Bayless and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for Mr. Bayless will be Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:00 PM at Barbour and Son Funeral Home with...
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Darlene Kaye Applegate

June 12, 1947 - June 23, 2015

Darlene Kaye Applegate, 68, of Maysville, Kentucky died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Ms. Applegate was a member of the New Hope Christian Church, a 1965 graduate of Maysville High School, a Kentucky Colonel and retired from the Kentucky Department of Human Services. She was born in Maysville, Kentucky on June 12, 1947 the daughter of the late Leonard...
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Anna Kathy Sallee

December 7, 1945 - June 22, 2015

Anna Kathy Sallee, 69, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Monday, June 22, 2015 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Mrs. Sallee was the widow of James William Sallee who died July 23, 2003. She was a member of the Tollesboro United Methodist Church and formerly owned and operated a grocery store in Tollesboro. Born in Richmond, Kentucky on December 7, 1945, she was the daughter of the...
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Christy Jacqueline Grayson

October 10, 1969 - June 17, 2015

Christy J. Grayson, 45, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. She was the widow of Stanely "Eddie" Grayson, Jr. who died August 2, 2012. Mrs. Grayson retired from US Shoe in Vanceburg and formerly worked at Tucker's Country Market in Tollesboro. She was born in Maysville, Kentucky on October 10, 1969 the daughter of the late Jerry and Sandy...
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Donald M. Stanfield

June 17, 1938 - June 7, 2015

Donald "Don" Merritt Stanfield, 76, of Burtonville, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.Don was born at home on June 17, 1938 in Tollesboro, Ky, to the late Estill Stanfield and Rena Hughes Stanfield. He was named after the doctor who delivered him, Dr. C.C. Merritt.In his younger days, Don was an avid fox hunter. He drove a milk truck from 1961 until 1974,...
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Laddie Mitchell

June 13, 1958 - May 5, 2015

Laddie Gene Mitchell, 56, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Pioneer Trace Nursing Home in Flemingsburg, KY. Mr. Mitchell retired from the City of Maysville Fire Department after twenty-two years of service as a Fire Officer/EMT and also worked for Greenhill John Deere Dealer as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Stonelick Baptist Church. Mr. Mitchell was...
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Penny Lee Ruark

May 21, 1971 - April 26, 2015

Penny Lee Toller Ruark, 43 of Tollesboro, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at University of Kentucky Hospital. Born May 21, 1971 in Lewis County to Floyd Lee Toller and the late Brenda Lourena Dunigan Toller. She was a factory worker and member of the Muses Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Ruark is survived by her loving husband Rodney "Hot Rod" Ruark, stepson Jack (Jeanetta) Ruark,...
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Carl Robert Gill

June 5, 1938 - April 23, 2015


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Ann Kay Mullikin

March 2, 1941 - April 17, 2015


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Aaron Samuel Bevard

October 9, 1982 - April 13, 2015

Aaron Samuel Bevard, 32, of the Owl Hollow Road in Mason County, passed away unexpectedly on April 13 2015 at his residence. Aaron was born October 9 1982 in Maysville, the son of Samuel Lee Bevard and Ruvonna Bays Bevard. In addition to his parents, he leaves behind a brother, Seth Leigh Bevard, his grandmother Edith W. Bevard, a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins and a host of friends. He...
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Imogene Werline

April 4, 1932 - April 5, 2015

Imogene Werline, 83 of Ripley, formerly of Tollesboro went to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday one day after her Birthday. Born in Louisa, April 4, 1932 to the late Leonard and Easter Miller King. She was a factory worker and homemaker. Ms. Werline is survived by her son Kenneth (Carol) Werline of Tollesboro; daughters Karen Morgan of Aberdeen,OH; Donna (Johnny) Osborne of Tollesboro; Vicki...
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Emery Flack

May 19, 1931 - March 29, 2015


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Josef Thomas Applegate

March 25, 1975 - March 28, 2015

Josef Thomas (Jody) Applegate, 40 of Tollesboro, departed this life on Saturday March 28, 2015 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Born Tuesday, March 25, 1975 to Wendell Thomas and Maye Ishmael Applegate. He was a graduate of Tollesboro High Shool Class of 1993, a welder and lifetime farmer. Jody as he was affectionately known by loved ones and friends never met a stranger. He will always...
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Fred William Corns

June 4, 1942 - March 28, 2015

Fred W. Corns, 72, of Vanceburg, Kentucky died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Pioneer Trace Nursing Home in Flemingsburg, Kentucky. He was engaged in farming throughout his lifetime. Mr. Corns was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on June 4, 1942 the son of the late Bart Corns and Girlie Spencer Campbell. He is survived by his sister, Fannie King (James) of Tollesboro, KY and his brother, Herman...
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Harry Davis Osborne

November 15, 1944 - March 25, 2015

Harry "Dave" Osborne, 70, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Lewis County, Kentucky on November 15, 1944 the son of the late John Oscar and Eliza Jane Hook Osborne. Mr. Osborne retired from Carmeuse Lime Company and attended the Hickory Grove Church in Tollesboro. He is survived by his wife, Carol Hay Osborne; his son, Jamie Darrell Osborne...
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Cecil Howard Brammer

November 27, 1941 - March 25, 2015

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Elizabeth Sparks

December 11, 1926 - February 24, 2015


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Samuel Mack Wright

August 15, 1921 - February 20, 2015

Samuel M. "Mack" Wright, 93 of Tollesboro passed away Friday, February 20, 2015 at Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. Mack was Born August 15, 1921 to the late John Albert and Marie Wright, Brown's Run in Lewis County. Mr. Wright was a WWII Combat Veteran of the Pacific Theatre; 65 Year Member of the Tollesboro Christian Church, Serving as Deacon Elder, Sunday School Superintendent,...
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Walter Thomas Ackley

November 21, 1933 - February 10, 2015

Walter (Punk) Thomas Ackley, 81 of Mud Lick, KY passed away February 10, 2015 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Born November 21, 1933 to the late Ross and Mildred Carpenter Ackley. Mr. Ackley was a graduate of Tollesboro High School, worked at Cincinnati Milacron for 33 years and served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Sousley VFW Legion Post. Walter was a member of the Kenton...
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William Douglas Applegate

February 28, 1947 - February 1, 2015

William Douglas Applegate, 67 of Tollesboro passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Born in Mason County, February 28, 1947 to the late Lloyd "Deb" Applegate and Kathryn Mae Wallingford Applegate. He was a retired bus driver for the Lewis County School System. Mr. Applegate is survived by his loving wife Janie Workman Applegate; son Kenneth (Greta) Applegate;...
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Ronald Wayne Wallingford

September 17, 1946 - January 31, 2015


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Patricia Aveinelle Harris

November 28, 1932 - January 29, 2015

Patricia A. Harris, 82, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died January 29, 2015 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Mrs. Harris was born in Maysville, Kentucky on November 28, 1932 the daughter of the late James Blaine Tucker and Viola Call Tucker. She was a 1951 graduate of Tollesboro High School and a graduate of Morehead State University with a Bachelors of Arts, a Master and a...
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Shirley Ann Fetters

October 11, 1939 - January 27, 2015

Shirley Ann Fetters, 75, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe. Mrs. Fetters was the widow of James Roger Fetters who died September 18, 2012. She was a member of the Hickory Grove Church, had formerly worked for Bakers and Martins Department Store and also was a personal caregiver. She was born in Tollesboro, Kentucky on October 11, 1939 the...
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Donald Ray Garrett

September 14, 1934 - January 16, 2015

Donald Ray Garrett, 80 of Maysville passed away Friday January 16, 2015 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. Born September 14, 1934 to the late Frank Garrett and Elma Lykins Garrett. He is survived by his loving wife Joyce Linville Garrett; son Jeff (Sheri) Garrett; daughter Lisa (Tim) Carroll Sexton; sister Dana (Andrew) Grayson; grandchildren Reno Garrett, Brandon Pollitt, Joshua Howell...
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Geneva Hanawalt

May 10, 1938 - January 14, 2015

Geneva Ripato Hanawalt, 76 of Wallingford passed away Wednesday January 14, 2014 at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Born May 10, 1938 in Petersville, Ky to the Late Paul Ripato and Edna Redden. Mrs. Hanawalt is survived by her sons; Rich (Jessica) Hanawalt of Wallingford, Jeff Hanawalt of Ewing and Robert "Bobby" Hanawalt of Wallingford; sister Anna (Billy) Reed of Lewisville, MS; son-in-law Ron...
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Ishmel Henry

September 13, 1928 - January 8, 2015

Ishmel "Pat" Henry, 86, of Plumville, Kentucky died Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center. He was the widower of Gladys Reed Henry, his wife of sixty-four years. Mr. Henry was a retired pipefitter with the Pipefitters and Plumbers Local No. 452. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who always loved to go to church. He was born in Magoffin...
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Shawna Faye Cassidy

May 16, 1962 - January 7, 2015

Shawna Faye Cassidy, 52 of Richmond, Ky passed away Wednesday January 7, 2015 at University of Kentucky Hospital. Born May 16, 1962 in Maysville to the late John and Pauline Emmons Cassidy. Mrs. Cassidy is survived by her loving husband Christopher Worley Quan and brother Tracy (Shelia) Cassidy of Vanceburg. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sister Virginia Cooper. Memorial...
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Jean H. HAYES

July 25, 1924 - January 4, 2015

Jean Harrison Hayes of Cincinnati, Ohio died Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Drake Hospital. Mrs. Hayes was the widow of Tony Harrison, her first husband and Maynard Hayes, her second husband. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 25, 1924 the daughter of the late J. W. Haggart and Maudie Houston Wills. She retired from Merz Brothers-Klines Clothing Store. Survivors include her step-son, Roger...
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