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9-4-2015 Obituaries
Clifford Butcher
1937-2015

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 29, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Clifford Butcher, 78, of Corbin, formerly of Williamsport, who passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Riverview Health Care Facility in Prestonsburg.
Mr. Butcher was born May 22, 1937 in Johnson County, son of the late Angus and Mildred Daniel Butcher. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Granville “Bo” Butcher, Maurice “Booteye” Butcher, Angus Butcher Jr., and Joe M. Butcher; and one sister, Bonnie Fraley.
Surviving are two sons, Barry Butcher of East Point, and James Butcher of Corbin; two daughter, Lisa Fugett of Ceredo, W. Va., and Tammy Blanton of Morehead; one brother, Don Butcher of Scottown, Ohio; five grandchildren four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
The service was officiated by Joe Scott, with burial in the Gethsemane Gardens at Prestonsburg.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.


9-2-2015 Obituaries
Clifford Butcher
1937-2015

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 29, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Clifford Butcher, 78, of Corbin, formerly of Williamsport, who passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Riverview Health Care Facility in Prestonsburg.
Mr. Butcher was born May 22, 1937 in Johnson County, son of the late Angus and Mildred Daniel Butcher. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Granville “Bo” Butcher, Maurice “Booteye” Butcher, Angus Butcher Jr., and Joe M. Butcher; and one sister, Bonnie Fraley.
Surviving are two sons, Barry Butcher of East Point, and James Butcher of Corbin; two daughter, Lisa Fugett of Ceredo, W. Va., and Tammy Blanton of Morehead; one brother, Don Butcher of Scottown, Ohio; five grandchildren four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
The service was officiated by Joe Scott, with burial in the Gethsemane Gardens at Prestonsburg.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Doris Ann Dills
1939-2015

A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 4, 4 p.m. at the Kalmer Memorial Services in Lebanon, Ill. for Doris Ann Dills, 76, of Maryville, Ill., who passed away Saturday, Aug. 29 at Liberty Village in Maryville.

Floyd Eugene VanHoose
1950-2015
Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 23, 2 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Floyd Eugene VanHoose, 65, of Nippa, who passed away Thursday, Aug. 20 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.
Mr. VanHoose was born May 2, 1950 in Johnson County, son of the late Lifes and Bonita Stambaugh VanHoose. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Sandra Hall, and a granddaughter, Isabella Jean Sturgill.
He was retired from Martin County Coal after 23 years, a mine inspector with MSHA, a United States Air Force veteran, and a Mason.
Surviving are his wife, Carol Roberts VanHoose of Nippa; two daughters, Heather Fyffe of Flat Gap, and Ashley VanHoose of Nippa; two brothers, James VanHoose and Danny VanHoose, both of Nippa; one sister, Carolyn VanHoose of Lexington; one grandchild, Seth Fyffe, his pride and joy; and many special friends.
The service was officiated by James Kelly Caudill and Steve Rose, with burial in the W. R. Castle Memorial Cemetery at Nippa, with military services conducted.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Marion F. ‘Bud’ Ward
1940-2015

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1 p.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Marion F. “Bud” Ward, 74, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 22 at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville.
Mr. Ward was born Sept. 29, 1940 in Johnson County, son of the late Marion and Bessie Adams Ward. He was a heavy equipment operator.
Surviving are two sons, Darrell Ward of Nashville, Tenn., and James Ward of Bowling Green; one daughter, Ada Darlene Ward Woods of Bowling Green; one sister, Darlene Ward Wills of Gold Canyon, Az.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The service was officiated by Larry Blair, with burial in the Ward Family Cemetery at Van Lear.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Reva Meek
1922-2015

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1 p.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Reva Meek, 92, of Paintsville, who passed away Sunday, Aug. 30 at her residence. Burial in the Upper Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

James Dennis Cole
1958-2015

Private Memorial services were held for James Dennis Cole, 57, of River, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 29 at his residence.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Paul Dwayne Stapleton
1977-2015

Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 30 at the First Community Baptist Church at Falcon, for Paul Dwayne Stapleton, 38, who passed away Thursday, Aug. 27 at his residence.
Burial in Eva’s Memorial Garden Cemetery at Oil Springs.
Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.

Sidney Howard
1934-2015

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Sidney Howard, 81, of Louisa, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 29 at his residence. Burial in the Cumbo Cemetery at West Van Lear.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.


8-28-2015 Obituaries
Marion F. ‘Bud’ Ward
1940-2015

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1 p.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Marion F. “Bud” Ward, 74, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 22 at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville.
Mr. Ward was born Sept. 29, 1940 in Johnson County, son of the late Marion and Bessie Adams Ward. He was a heavy equipment operator.
Surviving are two sons, Darrell Ward of Nashville, Tenn., and James Ward of Bowling Green; one daughter, Ada Darlene Ward Woods of Bowling Green; one sister, Darlene Ward Wills of Gold Canyon, Az.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The service was officiated by Larry Blair, with burial in the Ward Family Cemetery at Van Lear.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Okie Jewell Stambaugh
1934-2015

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel for Okie Jewell Stambaugh, 81, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Salyersville Nursing Home in Salyersville.
Burial will be in the Stambaugh Family Cemetery at Sitka.
Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.


8-26-2015 Obituaries
Floyd Eugene VanHoose
1950-2015

Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 23, 2 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Floyd Eugene VanHoose, 65, of Nippa, who passed away Thursday, Aug. 20 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.
Burial in the W. R. Castle Memorial Cemetery at Nippa.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.


8-21-2015 Obituaries
Charles ‘Goose Eye’ Williams
1932-2015

Charles “Goose Eye” Williams passed away peacefully, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 at his home in Delaware, Ohio, surrounded by his family.
Charles was born on April 29, 1932 to the late Walter and Ethel Caudill Williams of Staffordsville.
Also he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Meade Williams; daughter, Mary Ethel Williams; and his sister, Thelma Williams Kling of Pennsylvania.
He is survived by his wife, Alka Bayes Williams; step-daughter, Denise Baker; and step-son, David Daniels, all of Delaware, Ohio. He is also survived by his daughter, Dessie Williams Cantrell; and son, Charles Williams Jr., both of Oil Springs.
Others left to mourn are grandchildren, Joey Blanton Jr. of Louisville; Valerie Blanton of Oil Springs, Ashley Barnett of Salyersville, and Tyler and Angie Williams of Booneville. In addition to children and grandchildren; brothers, Elden Williams and Donald Williams, both of Staffordsville, David Williams of Paintsville, and Walter Williams of Nippa; one sister, Glenna Trimble of Staffordsville; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends that will miss him greatly.
This is a paid obituary



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