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6-22-2016 Obituaries
Rebecca Franklin Wells
1947-2016

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 18, 1 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Rebecca Franklin Wells, 68, of Paintsville, who passed away Tuesday, June 14 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.
Mrs. Wells was born July 19, 1947 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Everett and Bertha Davis Franklin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Denver Lee Wells; and two brothers, James Marion Franklin and Thomas Edward Franklin.
Surviving are two daughters, Terri (Tony) Profitt and Tammy (Michael) Wright, both of Paintsville; one brother, Carl Michael Franklin of Tennessee; and two grandchildren, Donovan Wright and Sydnee Profitt.
The service was officiated by Larry Blair, with burial in the Franklin Family Cemetery in Paintsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Hermalee Stapleton Cisco
1945-2016

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 22, 3 p.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Hermalee Stapleton Cisco, 70, of Hagerhill, who passed away Saturday, June 18 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.


Fredrick Fitchpatrick Jr.
1963-2016

Funeral services were held Sunday, June 19, 1 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Fredrick Fitchpatrick Jr., 53, of Van Lear, who passed away Wednesday, June 15 at his residence.
Burial was in the Fitchpatrick Family Cemetery at Van Lear.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.


6-17-16 Obituaries
Rebecca Franklin Wells
1947-2016

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 18, 1 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Rebecca Franklin Wells, 68, of Paintsville, who passed away Tuesday, June 14 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.
Mrs. Wells was born July 19, 1947 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Everett and Bertha Davis Franklin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Denver Lee Wells; and two brothers, James Marion Franklin and Thomas Edward Franklin.
Surviving are two daughters, Terri (Tony) Profitt and Tammy (Michael) Wright, both of Paintsville; one brother, Carl Michael Franklin of Tennessee; and two grandchildren, Donovan Wright and Sydnee Profitt.
Visitation will be Thursday, 5-9 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel.
The service will be officiated by Larry Blair, with burial to follow in the Franklin Family Cemetery in Paintsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Helen Hyden Hughes
1929-2016

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 17, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Helen Hyden Hughes, 86, of East Point, who passed away Tuesday, June 14 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.
Burial will be in the Hughes Family Cemetery at East Point.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Opal Melvin
1927-2016

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 14, 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Paintsville, for Opal Melvin, 89, of Paintsville, who passed away Saturday, June 11 at her residence.
Mrs. Melvin was born Jan. 21, 1927 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Walter and Stella Hampton Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. Melvin (2006); one brother, Bill R. Williams; and one sister, Ruby Lyons.
Surviving are one daughter, Kim (Mike) Lauffer of Paintsville; one son, Charles T. “Chuck” II (Anna) Melvin of Paintsville; six grandchildren, Seth, Will, Clara, Emily, Ty and Mickey; and 13 great-grandchildren, Gracie, Max, Addison, Carter, Anderson, Kate, Reese, William, Wes, Zac, Alexandria, Ava, and Maggie.
The service will be officiated by Bruce Lee, with burial in the Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Tammy Ann Blair Haney
1971-2016

Tammy Ann Blair Haney, 44, of Johnson County, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016, wife of Robert S. Haney of West Van Lear.
Tammy was born on June 11, 1971 to Hebern Manis Blair and the late Carolyn Rose Hitchcock Blair.
Tammy loved her family and had a sweet soul. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Hebern and Melby Blair and Blain and Avanell Blair; and her brother, Timothy Wayne Blair.
She is survived by one aunt, Virginia Ratliff; three uncles, Willard Hitchcock, Wayne “Bub” Franklin and Dave Blair; one niece, Jessica Blair; two daughters, Kayla Jones Kimbler of Sitka, Destiny Haney of West Van Lear; two stepchildren, Elizabeth Marie Haney of Holiday, Fla. And Robert “Bobby” Haney of Vieques, Puerto Rico; four grandchildren, Keirstan, Sonia, Zachery, and Madelyn; and a host of family and friends.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Tammy on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. at Paintsville Lake, Shelter 4. All are welcome, come as you are.
Psalm 31: Lord, I trust in you; let me never be disgraced.
Save me because you do what is right. Listen to me and save me quickly.
Be my rock of protection, a strong city to save me. You are my rock and my protection.
For the good of your name, lead me and guide me.
Set me free from the trap they set for me.
Because you are my protection.
I give you my life, save me, Lord, God of Truth.

Fredrick Fitchpatrick Jr.
1963-2016

Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 19, 1 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Fredrick Fitchpatrick Jr., 53, of Van Lear, who passed away Wednesday, June 15 at his residence.
Burial will be in the Hall Family Cemetery at Van Lear.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Janet Sue May Horne
1945-2016

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 16, 1 p.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel for Janet Sue May Horne, 70, of Paintsville, who passed away Monday, June 13 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.
Janet was born Dec. 4, 1945 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Gail Edward May and Lucille Hitchcock May. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Anita Carol Horne Sexton; and two brothers, Paul and Jack May.
She is survived by three sons, Allen (Billie) Horne of Hager Hill, Bryan (Debbie) Horne of Piketon, Ohio, and Chris (Betty) Horne of Staffordsville; one daughter, Donna (Lonnie) Click of Leander; one sister, Patsy Butcher of Van Lear; one sister-in-law, Betty May; nine grandchildren, four step-grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren, 10 step-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.
This is a paid obituary.


6-15-2016 Obituaries
Opal Melvin
1927-2016

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 14, 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Paintsville, for Opal Melvin, 89, of Paintsville, who passed away Saturday, June 11 at her residence.
Mrs. Melvin was born Jan. 21, 1927 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Walter and Stella Hampton Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. Melvin (2006); one brother, Bill R. Williams; and one sister, Ruby Lyons.
Surviving are one daughter, Kim (Mike) Lauffer of Paintsville; one son, Charles T. “Chuck” II (Anna) Melvin of Paintsville; six grandchildren, Seth, Will, Clara, Emily, Ty and Mickey; and 13 great-grandchildren, Gracie, Max, Addison, Carter, Anderson, Kate, Reese, William, Wes, Zac, Alexandria, Ava, and Maggie.
The service will be officiated by Bruce Lee, with burial in the Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Tammy Ann Blair Haney
1971-2016

Tammy Ann Blair Haney, 44, of Johnson County, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016, wife of Robert S. Haney of West Van Lear.
Tammy was born on June 11, 1971 to Hebern Manis Blair and the late Carolyn Rose Hitchcock Blair.
Tammy loved her family and had a sweet soul. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Hebern and Melby Blair and Blain and Avanell Blair; and her brother, Timothy Wayne Blair.
She is survived by one aunt, Virginia Ratliff; three uncles, Willard Hitchcock, Wayne “Bub” Franklin and Dave Blair; one niece, Jessica Blair; two daughters, Kayla Jones Kimbler of Sitka, Destiny Haney of West Van Lear; two stepchildren, Elizabeth Marie Haney of Holiday, Fla. And Robert “Bobby” Haney of Vieques, Puerto Rico; four grandchildren, Keirstan, Sonia, Zachery, and Madelyn; and a host of family and friends.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Tammy on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. at Paintsville Lake, Shelter 4. All are welcome, come as you are.
Psalm 31: Lord, I trust in you; let me never be disgraced.
Save me because you do what is right. Listen to me and save me quickly.
Be my rock of protection, a strong city to save me. You are my rock and my protection.
For the good of your name, lead me and guide me.
Set me free from the trap they set for me.
Because you are my protection.
I give you my life, save me, Lord, God of Truth.
This is a paid obituary.

Patsy Lou Harris
1939-2016

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Patsy Lou Harris, 76, of Van Lear, who passed away Tuesday, June 7 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.
Mrs. Harris was born Nov. 12, 1939 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Daniel and Carrie Mullins Cantrell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray Harris (1997); three brothers, Gene Cantrell, Avis Cantrell, and Bill Cantrell; and two sisters, Esther McCoy and June Moma.
Surviving are two daughters, Tammy Lynn Ervin of Keller, Texas and Kimberly Sue Lowery of Lexington; one sister, Patricia Cook of Irmo, S. C.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The service will be officiated by Jerry Scott, with burial to follow in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Janet Sue May Horne
1945-2016

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 16, 1 p.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel for Janet Sue May Horne, 70, of Paintsville, who passed away Monday, June 13 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.
Janet was born Dec. 4, 1945 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Gail Edward May and Lucille Hitchcock May. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Anita Carol Horne Sexton; and two brothers, Paul and Jack May.
She is survived by three sons, Allen (Billie) Horne of Hager Hill, Bryan (Debbie) Horne of Piketon, Ohio, and Chris (Betty) Horne of Staffordsville; one daughter, Donna (Lonnie) Click of Leander; one sister, Patsy Butcher of Van Lear; one sister-in-law, Betty May; nine grandchildren, four step-grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren, 10 step-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.
This is a paid obituary.

Linda Sue Johnson Green
1948-2016

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 16, 11 a.m. at the Concord Independent Church for Linda Sue Johnson Green, 67, of Van Lear, who passed away Monday, June 13 at her residence.
Burial will be in the Webb Family Cemetery at Van Lear.
Arrangements under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.


6-10-2016 Obituaries
Patsy Lou Harris
1939-2016

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Patsy Lou Harris, 76, of Van Lear, who passed away Tuesday, June 7 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.
Mrs. Harris was born Nov. 12, 1939 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Daniel and Carrie Mullins Cantrell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray Harris (1997); three brothers, Gene Cantrell, Avis Cantrell, and Bill Cantrell; and two sisters, Esther McCoy and June Moma.
Surviving are two daughters, Tammy Lynn Ervin of Keller, Texas and Kimberly Sue Lowery of Lexington; one sister, Patricia Cook of Irmo, S. C.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The service will be officiated by Jerry Scott, with burial to follow in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Alma Margaret Eldridge
1943-2016

Alma Margaret Eldridge, age 72, passed away on Saturday, June 4, at Mountain Manor Nursing Nursing Home in Paintsville. Funeral services were, Wednesday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Bufford DeLong
1932-2016

Bufford DeLong, age 84, was born in Van Lear in 1932 to her parents Brown Lowe and Golda (Butcher) Wells. She is the beloved wife of the late Mitchell DeLong, Jr., loving sister of Willa Dean (Jerry) Kovatch, Sola (Gordon) Cole, Andrew (Katherine) Wells, and Jack (Anita) Wells.
Bufford was preceded in death by her brothers Brown Lowe (Seiko) Wells Jr., Sebert (Polly) Wells, Woodridge (wife Patsy living) Wells and Darvin (wife Eleonore living) Wells. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Bufford was a supervisor at the former Precision Metalsmith Co. in Euclid, Ohio for over 40 years and was a member of the Eastern Star (Nottingham Chapter). Bufford passed away June 2, 2016 at Lake West Hospital in Willoughby, Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m. at the Brickman Brothers Funeral Home at 37433 Euclid Ave. in Willoughby, Ohio. Entombment will take place in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon, Ohio.
This is a paid obituary.

Gwennith Lemaster Adams
1924-2016

Gwennith Lemaster Adams, age 91, died on May 31, 2016, in Plantation, Fla., after a brief illness. She was born on Aug. 24, 1924 to the late George Dewey and Effie Lemaster in Oil Spring.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Lee Ray Adams. Gwennith and Ray married on Dec. 8, 1945, and made their home in Van Lear, where they raised four children. She is survived by one daughter, Gwendolyn (John) Burkholder of Plantation, Fla., two grandsons, Lt. Col. David Ray (Christin) King of Yorktown, Va., and Jay Burkholder of Plantation, Fla.; three great-grandsons, Reed King and Adam King of Yorktown, Va., and David Lee King of Sevierville, Tenn.; one brother Garner (Shelva) Lemaster of Enon, Ohio; two sisters Faye Lemaster Blair of Lucasville, Ohio and Esther Lemaster Amburgey of Vicco, Ky.; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Adams of Sitka; one aunt Myrtle Lemaster Hitchcock of Waverly, Ohio, and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Frances Lee Adams and Linda Adams Banks; only son Orin Ray Adams; one grandson Shawn DeWayne King; three brothers Eustace Lemaster, James Carl Lemaster and Gail Lemaster; one sister June Lemaster McCarty.
Visitation will be held at the Phelps & Sons Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Cold Springs United Baptist Church at 689 Cantrell’s Creek, Flat Gap on Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m. with burial following at Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville. Elder Eulas Adams and Elder Phillip Caudill will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made “In Memory of Gwennith Adams” to the Cold Springs United Baptist Church, 378 Stapleton Branch, Flat Gap, KY. 41219, or to the Van Lear Historical Society, P.O. Box 369, Van Lear, Ky. 41265. Funeral arrangements are by the Phelps and Son Funeral Home, 3804 Kentucky Route 321, Hager Hill Ky., 41222.
This is a paid obituary.

Jamie Lee Robinson
Jamie Lee Robinson, age 39, of Crosby, MN (formerly of Oil Springs, KY) died on Thursday, May 26 at his home in Crosby. He is the son of Ron and Jenny Robinson and the late Luciana Geyer. He is survived by his father and stepmother of Oil Springs; his daughter Trinity Rose Robinson of Crosby, MN; four sisters Beth Davis of Prestonsburg, Tracy Shannon of Rochester, MN, Tammy Freeburg of Crosby, MN, and Ashley Turner of London, UK. He is survived by his maternal grandparents Gil and Georgette Blanchette and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held at the Oil Springs United Methodist Church on Thursday, June 9 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help with burial expenses.


6-8-2016 Obituaries
Jack Gary Williams
1937-2016

Jack Gary Williams of Georgetown, KY passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 in Lexington, KY. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, June Bonny Williams. He was born August 4, 1937 in Paintsville, KY to the late Ottie F. and Lillian Wheeler Williams. His only sibling, Mary Carolyn Williams, preceded in him in death. He was a graduate of Paintsville High School and Georgetown College where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. After serving in the United States Marine Corp, he spent 41 years as a teacher, coach and school administrator, loving every minute of it.
Besides his wife, Jack is also survived by two children, Julie (Jeremy) Cron of Georgetown and Jared (Leslie) Williams of Mt. Juliet, TN; three grandchildren, Ryan Karcher of Georgetown, Brent and Lillian Williams of Mt. Juliet, Tenn. and two step-grandchildren, James and Maggie Cron of Georgetown; brother-in-law, Tom (Francine) Bonny of Irvine.
He was inducted into the Georgetown College Sports Hall of Fame in 2002 and into the Paintsville High School Alumni Association Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.
A special “thank you” to Bob Washburn, Dr. Gus Bynum, Greg McClelland, Dr. Kendall and Nancy Brown, Dr. Craig Martin and Dr. Ricky Myhand.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Johnson’s Funeral Home, conducted by Pastors Tommy Midkiff and Bob Fox. Burial will follow at the Georgetown Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, Faith Baptist Church, Georgetown or Wisemantown United Methodist Church in Irvine.
This is a paid obituary.

Alma Margaret Eldridge
1943-2016

Alma Margaret Eldridge, age 72, passed away on Saturday, June 4, at Mountain Manor Nursing Nursing Home in Paintsville. Funeral services are today, Wednesday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Bufford DeLong
1932-2016

Bufford DeLong, age 84, was born in Van Lear in 1932 to her parents Brown Lowe and Golda (Butcher) Wells. She is the beloved wife of the late Mitchell DeLong, Jr., loving sister of Willa Dean (Jerry) Kovatch, Sola (Gordon) Cole, Andrew (Katherine) Wells, and Jack (Anita) Wells.
Bufford was preceded in death by her brothers Brown Lowe (Seiko) Wells Jr., Sebert (Polly) Wells, Woodridge (wife Patsy living) Wells and Darvin (wife Eleonore living) Wells. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Bufford was a supervisor at the former Precision Metalsmith Co. in Euclid, Ohio for over 40 years and was a member of the Eastern Star (Nottingham Chapter). Bufford passed away June 2, 2016 at Lake West Hospital in Willoughby, Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m. at the Brickman Brothers Funeral Home at 37433 Euclid Ave. in Willoughby, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Entombment will take place in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon, Ohio.
This is a paid obituary.

Gwennith Lemaster Adams
1924-2016

Gwennith Lemaster Adams, age 91, died on May 31, 2016, in Plantation, Fla., after a brief illness. She was born on Aug. 24, 1924 to the late George Dewey and Effie Lemaster in Oil Spring.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Lee Ray Adams. Gwennith and Ray married on Dec. 8, 1945, and made their home in Van Lear, where they raised four children. She is survived by one daughter, Gwendolyn (John) Burkholder of Plantation, Fla., two grandsons, Lt. Col. David Ray (Christin) King of Yorktown, Va., and Jay Burkholder of Plantation, Fla.; three great-grandsons, Reed King and Adam King of Yorktown, Va., and David Lee King of Sevierville, Tenn.; one brother Garner (Shelva) Lemaster of Enon, Ohio; two sisters Faye Lemaster Blair of Lucasville, Ohio and Esther Lemaster Amburgey of Vicco, Ky.; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Adams of Sitka; one aunt Myrtle Lemaster Hitchcock of Waverly, Ohio, and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Frances Lee Adams and Linda Adams Banks; only son Orin Ray Adams; one grandson Shawn DeWayne King; three brothers Eustace Lemaster, James Carl Lemaster and Gail Lemaster; one sister June Lemaster McCarty.
Visitation will be held at the Phelps & Sons Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Cold Springs United Baptist Church at 689 Cantrell’s Creek, Flat Gap on Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m. with burial following at Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville. Elder Eulas Adams and Elder Phillip Caudill will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made “In Memory of Gwennith Adams” to the Cold Springs United Baptist Church, 378 Stapleton Branch, Flat Gap, KY. 41219, or to the Van Lear Historical Society, P.O. Box 369, Van Lear, Ky. 41265. Funeral arrangements are by the Phelps and Son Funeral Home, 3804 Kentucky Route 321, Hager Hill Ky., 41222.
This is a paid obituary.

James Carroll Meade
James Carroll Meade, June 12, 1927 – Sept. 5, 2015. James was born to Rollie and Murzie (Pelphrey) Meade of Staffordsville, KY.
The family continued to grow to two brothers, Albert Clayton and Charles Wendell, and four sisters, Laura Alice, Nola Mae, Phyllis Ann and Virginia Ruth.
James was drafted into the Army in 1945 to Camp Atterberry, IN and then reenlisted while assigned to Squadron D, 4th Airdome Group in 1947 in Indianapolis, IN.
Later James attended Kansas City School of Watchmaking, Engraving, Jewelry and Stone Setting from 1950-1952. He owned and maintained his jewelry store ”Meade’s Jewelry” in downtown Paintsville on Main Street from 1952 to 1963. Then he began to work as a salesman in seven states for Jaylen Diamond Co. and House of Kraus Genuine Stone Company then added Sandberg and Sikorski diamond companies.
The funeral services was attended by his wife Sharon, his children Harold, Dewey and Teresa, his brother and sisters, grand and great-grand children, cousins and many friends.
James home church was in Paintsville. Due to being in the V.A. nursing home for four years, James never had an opportunity to meet the new pastor. The family was unable to fulfill James’s wish to have the funeral service at his home church. Services were conducted by Harry Frisby (a friend and neighbor) with a military service following at the Preston Funeral Home.
While thinking of the many things we didn’t get to say, you know how much you were loved. Tomorrow always starts without you, but your place was ready in Heaven and an angel called your name. We know God looked down at you, smiled and took you home, but we are not far apart for you are in our hearts.
We love and miss you!
- The Meade Family

Jamie Lee Robinson
Jamie Lee Robinson, age 39, of Crosby, MN (formerly of Oil Springs, KY) died on Thursday, May 26 at his home in Crosby. He is the son of Ron and Jenny Robinson and the late Luciana Geyer. He is survived by his father and stepmother of Oil Springs; his daughter Trinity Rose Robinson of Crosby, MN; four sisters Beth Davis of Prestonsburg, Tracy Shannon of Rochester, MN, Tammy Freeburg of Crosby, MN, and Ashley Turner of London, UK. He is survived by his maternal grandparents Gil and Georgette Blanchette and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held at the Oil Springs United Methodist Church on Thursday, June 9 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help with burial expenses.

Geneva Williams Rice
1917-2016

Geneva (Williams) Rice age 99 of Zeeland, formerly of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016.
Mrs. Rice was born in Paintsville, to Marion Frank and Stella (Van Hoose) Williams, where she spent her childhood. Following her marriage to Luther Rice, they moved to, and became long time residents of Fairborn, Ohio . She attended Fairborn United Missionary Church, Huber Heights Church of God, and Central Wesleyan Church during her time in Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther B. Rice (1986), daughter-in-law, Margie Kaye (Parker) Rice (1990), 2 grandchildren, Jason Parker (1975) and Lisa Parker (1964).
Surviving are her children, William Roger Rice of Kissimmee, FL and Stella (Rice) and Ted Parker of Zeeland; grandchildren, Becky (Rice) Hornsby, Bradley and Darlene Rice, Shelli (Rice) and Clayton Chesnutt, Joni (Parker) and Brian VanRhee, Julie (Parker) and Jeff Zylstra; nine great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren; several beloved nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 6-8:00pm at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James St., Holland, Mich.
Services will be 1 pm, Saturday, June 4, 2016 in the Chapel at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, 8200 W. National Rd., New Carlisle, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland.
An on line registry book is available at www.lakeshorememorial.com for those who cannot attend the services.
This is a paid obituary.

Anna Louise (Blair) Skervan
1923-2016

Anna Louise (Blair) Skerven passed away May 18, 2016 in Pensacola FL. She was born April 15, 1923 to Reese and Susie (Webb) Blair in Paintsville. She married Arbie Skerven February 2, 1946 in Dayton, OH. They lived in Wisconsin Rapids.
Anna is survived by her sons: Glenn (Julie), Roger (Dale), and Dean (Heather); grandchildren: Kimberly (Sara), Brian (Carly), Tricia (Keith), Adam, Princess (John), and Daniel (Nola); great-grandchildren: Gavin, Olivia, Georgia, and Benjamin; sister, Pansy; and brother, Dexter.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents; sisters: Lillian, Neva, and Garnet; brothers, Richard and Glenn; and granddaughter, Lisa Marie.
Anna will be laid to rest at King Veterans Cemetery beside her husband, Arbie. Trahan Family Funeral Home of Pensacola is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Tranhan Family Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla.
This is a paid obituary.

Dinah Lynn Ratliff
1958-2016

Dinah Lynn Ratliff, age 58, passed away on Friday, June 1, at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, June 5, at the Calf Creek Community Church in Inez. Burial was at the Dalton Miller Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.



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