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9-23-2016 Obituaries
Bethel Caudill
1917-2016

Bethel Caudill, 99 of Springfield, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on September 18, 2016 in her residence. She was born in Paintsville on August 22, 1917, the daughter of Lindsey and Viola Williams. During WWII Bethel worked in a parachute factory in Tipp City. Bethel was proud to be a farm wife and mother. She was very involved in the activities of her children growing up from PTA meetings to making costumes for plays. In her spare time she enjoyed playing the guitar. Bethel was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 67 years, Ray Caudill; brothers Lindsey, Jr., James Haskel and Elmon Williams; sister Monica Williams.
Left to cherish her memory is her son, Ron Caudill; daughters Ruth J. Caudill, Benda LaBonte and Linda S. (Ron) Cason; brother Edward Earl (Shirley) Williams; sister, Betty Pelfrey; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Services to honor Bethel will be Friday at Noon in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME with Rev. Dave Hill officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Mausoleum. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.richardsraffanddunbar.com.
This is a paid obituary.

Edna Lee Blair
Edna Lee Blair passed away September 18, 2016 at 5:30 a.m. with her son by her side reading scriptures to her as she took her last breath.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert C. Spradlin and Lydia Arms Spradlin; three brothers, Orbin, Richard, and Elmon David; also two sisters, Audrey and Ossie; her first husband, Edsel Picklesimer, and her second husband, Howard Blair.
She is survived by two sons, David (Cindy) Blair of Fairborn, Ohio, and Danny Blair of Urbana, Ohio; four grandchildren, Dorene Anderson of Florida, Stephanie (Ben) Pfeiffer of Huber Heights, Ohio, David of Fairborn, and Caroline Blair of Montana; four great-grandchildren, David Lee, Mekayla, Darian and Eian; and so many wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Edna was born and raised in Paintsville, where she graduated from Oil Springs High School. After attending a vocational school for business administration, she moved to Dayton, Ohio and began working at WPAFB, where she was retired 32 years later.
Edna love to fish at Lake Erie with family and friends while also raising a plentiful garden for canning and sharing. When not fishing and tending her garden, she pieced together the most beautiful quilt tops by hand.
Her heart was so full of love for her family and friends, but it was finally just too tired to go on. He love will never cease, as she is now the love of her eternal life, Jesus.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory (3380 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432) and again Friday, 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. David Crofford will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Valley View Memorial Gardens in Xenia.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerDayton.com
This is a paid obituary.

Cynthia Eileen Ward
1959-2016

Cynthia Eileen Ward, age 57, of Hidden Valley Road, Paintsville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at Salyersville Health Care Center.
Cynthia was born Jan. 5, 1959, daughter of Betty Fox Hill of Amissville, Va., and the late Oley Hill.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 35 years, Jimmy Ray Ward, whom she married on June 6, 1981. To this union was born one son, Michael James (Beth) Ward of Nippa, Kentucky.
Also surviving are three brothers, Howard Hill and Jonathan Hill, both of Virginia, and Jeff Hill of Maryland; and one grandson, John Lucas Ward.
Cynthia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. We the family, feel our loss will be shared by all who knew and loved her.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Susanne Meade Barr
1944-2016

Susanne Meade Barr passed away peacefully at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Care Center in St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky on August 30, 2016 at the age of 71. Her husband, Dr. James M. Barr, just passed away on August 27, 2016. She is also predeceased by her parents, Arnold and Laverne (Jahr) Meade of Paintsville. She is survived by her daughters, Cassy Wiggins (Paul) of Parker, Colorado, Jamie Clark (Stuart) of Frankfort, and Carrie Darnaby (Steve) of Frankfort; and grandsons, Andy Clark, Will Clark, and Jake Darnaby. Dr. and Mrs. Barr had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 10, 2016.
Susanne is also survived and remembered by her two brothers, Greg Meade (Jan) and Barry Meade (Sandy), her sister Jenny Meade Brown (Greg), three nieces, six nephews, and many cousins, great nephews and nieces.
Susanne was born in Paintsville on December 24, 1944. She graduated from Paintsville High School in 1962 and went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics from the University of Kentucky in 1966. She loved being a mom and enjoyed raising her three daughters. For many years, she managed her husband’s dermatology practice in Frankfort.
Susanne was very talented, creative, and artistic. She enjoyed and excelled in needlepoint, weaving, embroidery, drawing, painting, sewing, quilting, and refinishing antique furniture. She also loved cooking and reading. As much as she loved artistic pursuits, Susanne also loved being outdoors. Her family shares many special memories including cooking out, camping, swimming, and nature walks on their beloved 48-acre property in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Susanne was a member of the Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church, where she loved and enjoyed worshipping and singing traditional hymns.
Visitation will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home in Frankfort on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Immediately following will be a celebration of life service, also held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 2:00-3:00.
Additionally, a memorial ceremony will be held on August 12, 2017 at the home and property of Dr. and Mrs. James Barr in Lawrenceburg, at their beloved “Barr” lake where ashes will be spread and a tree planted in remembrance.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601; Humane Society, 1041 Kentucky Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601; Life House for Animals, 14 Fido Ct, Frankfort, KY 40601; or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 4015 Executive Park Dr #350, Sharonville, OH 45241
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at www.harrodbrothers.com
This is a paid obituary.

Leonard Fannin Jr.
1928-2016

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Leonard Fannin Jr., 88, of West Van Lear, who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21 at his residence.
Burial will follow in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.


9-21-2016 Obituaries
Bethel Caudill
1917-2016

Bethel Caudill, 99, of Springfield, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on September 18, 2016 in her residence. She was born in Paintsville on August 22, 1917, the daughter of Lindsey and Viola Williams. During WWII Bethel worked in a parachute factory in Tipp City. Bethel was proud to be a farm wife and mother. She was very involved in the activities of her children growing up from PTA meetings to making costumes for plays. In her spare time she enjoyed playing the guitar. Bethel was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 67 years, Ray Caudill; brothers Lindsey, Jr., James Haskel and Elmon Williams; sister Monica Williams.
Left to cherish her memory is her son, Ron Caudill; daughters Ruth J. Caudill, Benda LaBonte and Linda S. (Ron) Cason; brother Edward Earl (Shirley) Williams; sister, Betty Pelfrey; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Services to honor Bethel will be Friday at Noon in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME with Rev. Dave Hill officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Mausoleum. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.richardsraffanddunbar.com.
This is a paid obituary.

Edna Lee Blair
Edna Lee Blair passed away September 18, 2016 at 5:30 a.m. with her son by her side reading scriptures to her as she took her last breath.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert C. Spradlin and Lydia Arms Spradlin; three brothers, Orbin, Richard, and Elmon David; also two sisters, Audrey and Ossie; her first husband, Edsel Picklesimer, and her second husband, Howard Blair.
She is survived by two sons, David (Cindy) Blair of Fairborn, Ohio, and Danny Blair of Urbana, Ohio; four grandchildren, Dorene Anderson of Florida, Stephanie (Ben) Pfeiffer of Huber Heights, Ohio, David of Fairborn, and Caroline Blair of Montana; four great-grandchildren, David Lee, Mekayla, Darian and Eian; and so many wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Edna was born and raised in Paintsville, where she graduated from Oil Springs High School. After attending a vocational school for business administration, she moved to Dayton, Ohio and began working at WPAFB, where she was retired 32 years later.
Edna love to fish at Lake Erie with family and friends while also raising a plentiful garden for canning and sharing. When not fishing and tending her garden, she pieced together the most beautiful quilt tops by hand.
Her heart was so full of love for her family and friends, but it was finally just too tired to go on. He love will never cease, as she is now the love of her eternal life, Jesus.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory (3380 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432) and again Friday, 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. David Crofford will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Valley View Memorial Gardens in Xenia.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerDayton.com
This is a paid obituary.

Susanne Meade Barr
1944-2016

Susanne Meade Barr passed away peacefully at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Care Center in St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky on August 30, 2016 at the age of 71. Her husband, Dr. James M. Barr, just passed away on August 27, 2016. She is also predeceased by her parents, Arnold and Laverne (Jahr) Meade of Paintsville. She is survived by her daughters, Cassy Wiggins (Paul) of Parker, Colorado, Jamie Clark (Stuart) of Frankfort, and Carrie Darnaby (Steve) of Frankfort; and grandsons, Andy Clark, Will Clark, and Jake Darnaby. Dr. and Mrs. Barr had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 10, 2016.
Susanne is also survived and remembered by her two brothers, Greg Meade (Jan) and Barry Meade (Sandy), her sister Jenny Meade Brown (Greg), three nieces, six nephews, and many cousins, great nephews and nieces.
Susanne was born in Paintsville on December 24, 1944. She graduated from Paintsville High School in 1962 and went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics from the University of Kentucky in 1966. She loved being a mom and enjoyed raising her three daughters. For many years, she managed her husband’s dermatology practice in Frankfort.
Susanne was very talented, creative, and artistic. She enjoyed and excelled in needlepoint, weaving, embroidery, drawing, painting, sewing, quilting, and refinishing antique furniture. She also loved cooking and reading. As much as she loved artistic pursuits, Susanne also loved being outdoors. Her family shares many special memories including cooking out, camping, swimming, and nature walks on their beloved 48-acre property in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Susanne was a member of the Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church, where she loved and enjoyed worshipping and singing traditional hymns.
Visitation will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home in Frankfort on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Immediately following will be a celebration of life service, also held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 2:00-3:00.
Additionally, a memorial ceremony will be held on August 12, 2017 at the home and property of Dr. and Mrs. James Barr in Lawrenceburg, at their beloved “Barr” lake where ashes will be spread and a tree planted in remembrance.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601; Humane Society, 1041 Kentucky Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601; Life House for Animals, 14 Fido Ct, Frankfort, KY 40601; or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 4015 Executive Park Dr #350, Sharonville, OH 45241
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at www.harrodbrothers.com
This is a paid obituary.

David Lee Mayhew
1932-2016

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 21m 1 p.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for David Lee Mayhew, 81, of Paintsville, who passed away Saturday, Sept. 17 at Pikeville Medical Center.
Burial will be in the O’Bryan Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

James ‘Click’ Melvin
1928-2016

James “Slick” Melvin, 88, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.
James was born in Paintsville, son of the late Clarence and Eunice Fitzpatrick Melvin. He is survived by his wife, Betty Mayo Melvin; daughter, Mary Beth (Jason) Britt; son, Robert Melvin; grandchildren, Hannah, Emma and Ava Britt, all of Lexington.
A gathering of family was on Sunday, 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Clark Legacy Center, Brannon Crossing.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass. www.clarklegacycenter.com.
This is a paid obituary.

John Burton Back
1940-2016

John Burton Back, 75, of Flat Gap, went to his rest on Monday, September 12, 2016, at Pikeville Medical Center.
John was born in Weslaco, Texas, November 3, 1940, to Aage Jensen Back and Bernice Eleanor Smith Back. At age 8, John moved with his family to Magazine, Arkansas, and the to Searcy, Arkansas a few years later. He graduated from Searcy High School and spent two years at Arkansas Tech before joining the navy. He served his country well around the world for five years.
Back as a civilian, John worked in communications, including TV, radio, and newspaper. The last 30 years of his life has been devoted to ministering for God as a pastor in the United Methodist Church in both Arkansas and in Eastern Kentucky. His last charge was Oil Springs United Methodist Church.
John is survived by his wife, Judy Carr-Back; his son, Jeremiah (Kim) Back of Staffordsville; his two granddaughters, Delilah and Rowan; his brother, Edwin (Diann) Back of Charlotte, N.C.; a host of extended family; and a host of friends who will miss him.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 15, 1 p.m. at the Oil Springs United Methodist Church, and officiated by Pastor McCoy Taylor.
Burial was in the Carr Family Cemetery at Flat Gap.
Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home
This is a paid obituary.

Cynthia Eileen Ward
1959-2016

Cynthia Eileen Ward, age 57, of Hidden Valley Road, Paintsville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at Salyersville Health Care Center.
Cynthia was born Jan. 5, 1959, daughter of Betty Fox Hill of Amissville, Va., and the late Oley Hill.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 35 years, Jimmy Ray Ward, whom she married on June 6, 1981. To this union was born one son, Michael James (Beth) Ward of Nippa, Kentucky.
Also surviving are three brothers, Howard Hill and Jonathan Hill, both of Virginia, and Jeff Hill of Maryland; and one grandson, John Lucas Ward.
Cynthia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. We the family, feel our loss will be shared by all who knew and loved her.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Patricia Harlene Preston
1940-2016

Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. at the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville for Patricia Harlene Preston, 76, of Van Lear, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 18 at Riverview Health Care Center in Prestonsburg.
Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.


Carol Ann Neeley Mills
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m. at the Carolyn Spriggs Family Cemetery at Boons Camp for Carol Ann Neeley Mills, 55, of Largo, Fla., who passed away Monday, Aug. 29.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Connie Lee Dawson
1951-2016

Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. at the Concord United Baptist Church for Connie Lee Dawson, 64, of Thelma, who passed away Thursday, Sept. 15 at her residence.
Burial was in the Price Cemetery at Thelma.
Arrangements under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.


9-16-2016 Obituaries
James ‘Click’ Melvin
1928-2016

James “Slick” Melvin, 88, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.
James was born in Paintsville, son of the late Clarence and Eunice Fitzpatrick Melvin. He is survived by his wife, Betty Mayo Melvin; daughter, Mary Beth (Jason) Britt; son, Robert Melvin; grandchildren, Hannah, Emma and Ava Britt, all of Lexington.
A gathering of family and friends was held on Sunday, 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Clark Legacy Center, Brannon Crossing.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass. www.clarklegacycenter.com.
This is a paid obituary.

John Burton Back
1940-2016

John Burton Back, 75, of Flat Gap, went to his rest on Monday, September 12, 2016, at Pikeville Medical Center.
John was born in Weslaco, Texas, November 3, 1940, to Aage Jensen Back and Bernice Eleanor Smith Back. At age 8, John moved with his family to Magazine, Arkansas, and the to Searcy, Arkansas a few years later. He graduated from Searcy High School and spent two years at Arkansas Tech before joining the Navy. He served his country well around the world for five years.
Back as a civilian, John worked in communications, including TV, radio, and newspaper. The last 30 years of his life has been devoted to ministering for God as a pastor in the United Methodist Church in both Arkansas and in Eastern Kentucky. His last charge was Oil Springs United Methodist Church.
John is survived by his wife, Judy Carr-Back; his son, Jeremiah (Kim) Back of Staffordsville; his two granddaughters, Delilah and Rowan; his brother, Edwin (Diann) Back of Charlotte, N.C.; a host of extended family; and a host of friends who will miss him.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 15, 1 p.m. at the Oil Springs United Methodist Church, and officiated by Pastor McCoy Taylor.
Burial was in the Carr Family Cemetery at Flat Gap.
Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home
This is a paid obituary.

Angie Hickman
1927-2016

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel for Angie Hickman, 89, who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Burial was in the Johnson County Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.

Gwendolyn Adkins Turner
1931-2016

Graveside services will be held Friday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m. at the Adkins Cemetery at Whitehouse for Gwendolyn Adkins Turner, 84, of Whitehouse, who passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Edward R. Hazelett
1926 – 2016

Edward R. Hazelett, 89, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Highland Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Jones-Preston Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Paintsville Masonic Lodge #389 or the Johnson County Public Library by contacting Jones-Preston Funeral Home. Arrangements under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.


9-14-2016 Obituaries
Judith Griffith DeWire
1944-2016

Judith Griffith DeWire, 71 of Riceville departed from this world Wednesday September 7, 2016 at her home after a brief battle with cancer. She was born September 14, 1944 in Paintsville to the late Wayne Griffith and Billie Marie Patrick.
She was preceded in death by her parents, loving step father Charles Johnson; husband, Doris Blevins; two brothers, Sam Griffith and Rodney Swan; one nephew, Frank Griffith; and one great-niece, Allison Plunk.
She is survived by one son, Brian (wife Stephanie) DeWire of Riceville; four godchildren, Amanda (Tony) Allen of Salyersville, Chet (Melissa) Griffith of Riceville, Chessi (Justin) Price of Paintsville, and Samuel Griffith of Riceville; nine grandchildren Braylon, Carter, and Gabrielle DeWire; Clara Allen; Emma, Ella, and Eliza Griffith, and Malli and Hadli Price.
Additional survivors include two sisters, Vicki Crace and Valerie Meade; two brothers, Larry Griffith and Jeffrey Griffith; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and one very special friend.
Funeral services were conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016 in the Riceville New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church with Joe Scott officiating. Burial followed in the Patrick Family Cemetery, at Riceville.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Riceville FWB Church Youth Group by contacting Jones-Preston Funeral Home at 606-789-3501.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Patricia Ann ‘Trish’ Stedtefeld
1960-2016

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church of Paintsville for Patricia Ann “Trish” Stedtefeld, 56, of Paintsville, who passed away Saturday, Sept. 3 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W. Va.
She was born January, 26, 1960, in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of the late Helen Payne and Luther Davidson.
Surviving are her husband, Wesley D. Stedtefeld of Paintsville; six daughters, Sarah Stedtefild of Orient, Ohio, Kelly Zelnik of Columbus, Ohio, Kari Kennedy of Ashland, Kyra Cottrill, Kendra Skibinski, and Krissa Conley, all of Grove City, Ohio; two sons, Doug Stedtefeld of Sterling Heights, Mich. And Dana Stedtefeld of Grove City; three brothers, Patrick, Bradley, and Brian Davidson; two sisters, Linda Marcum and Beth Black; 17 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Burial will follow in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the First Christian Church Worship Ministry.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.

Ada Stepp
1929-2016

Ada Stepp, age 87 of Inez passed away Friday, Sept. 9 at Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville. A graveside service was held on Monday, Sept 12 at the Potter Family Cemetery at Catalpa. Arrangements are by Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

Gregory Leonard Arrowood
August 13, 1959 - September 1, 2016

Gregory Leonard Arrowood, 57, of Auburn, Alabama, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016. A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Greg Arrowood of Auburn, Alabama was held on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at Westview Baptist Church in Shelby, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife, Karen and son, Alex.
In lieu of flowers, should friends desire, donations can be made to Original Design Ministry by making a check to Karen Arrowood in honor of Greg at 118 Stoney Creek Way, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
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Kie Castle
1972-2016

Kie Castle, age 44 of Tutor Key passed away on Friday, Sept. 9 at his home. A memorial service was held on Monday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Baker Branch Free Will Baptist Church. Burial was at the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. Arrangements are by Preston Funeral Home in Paintsville.

Terry Delone Castle
1948-2016

Terry Delone Castle, age 67 of Tutor Key passed away Thursday, Sept. 1 at his home. A memorial service was held on Saturday, Sept 10 at 5 p.m. Arrangements are by Phelps & Son Funeral Home in Paintsville.

Tiffany Lynn Terry
1989-2016

Funeral service were held Thursday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Tiffany Lynn Terry, 27, of Ulysses, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 4 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa.
Burial was in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.


9-2-2016 Obituaries
Arbutus Music
1928-2016

Arbutus Music, age 88, of Paintsville passed away Sunday August 21st. Born July 10th to John and Ethel Davis. She is preceded in death by her husband Earl Music, her son Larry, and all five of her siblings.
She is survived by her six daughters and one son; Linda (Frank) Burns, Brenda (Don) Kirby, Tina (Chuck) Plath, Patsy (Jeff) Oswalt, Chris (Patrick) Tierney, Donna (Mark) Iverson, and Richard Music, sixteen grandchildren; Steven, Kellie, Sandra, Kim, Bridget, Stacy, Susan, Lorie, Christina, Jenny, Diana, Sammiejo, Jennifer, Susie, Devin, and Tina, and twenty seven great grandchildren.
Services will be held on Saturday, September 3rd at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Staffordsville, from 12-2 p.m.
This is a paid obituary.

Louie Elmo Stambaugh
1939-2016

Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 2, 11 a.m. at the Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Louie Elmo Stambaugh, 77, of Volga, who passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.
Burial will be in the Clark-Stambaugh Cemetery at Sitka.
Arrangements under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Mary Louise Martin
1930-2016

Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 2, 11 a.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Mary Louise Martin, 86, of Prestonsburg, who passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Pikeville Medical Center.
Mrs. Martin was born Oct. 15, 1929 in Huntington, W.Va., daughter of the late Mont and Garnet Virginia Vaughn Gibson. She was a cosmetologist. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Martin; three brothers, Mont Gibson Jr., Leroy Gibson, and Charles W. Gibson; and three sisters, Virginia Kendrick, Ethel and Pauline Gibson.
Surviving are one daughter, Barbara E. (John) Prater of Volga; and one brother, John W. Gibson of Louisville.
The service will be officiated by Jody Spencer, with burial to follow in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.
This is a paid obituary.



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