Lavonne Steenburgh


Alice Curnutte

Alice Curnutte


Alice M. Curnutte, 90, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at Baptist Health, Lexington.

Graveside service will be held 1p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at Highland Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.  

The guest book may be signed at

Lavonne Kiger


Lavonne Steenburgh Kiger, 78, of Paintsville, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville.

Private, family graveside serviceswill be held.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.  

The guest book may be signed at

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Lorraine Price

Lorraine Price


Lorraine Murray Price, 79, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at the Jones-Preston Funeral Chapel. Burial followed at the Murray Family Cemetery, Chestnut.

Arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.  

The guest book may be signed at

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Michael Preston

Michael Preston


Michael Dean Preston, 53, of Knoxville, formerly of Paintsville, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing guitar and cooking for his children.

He was preceded in death by mother, Sue Burchett; his grandmother, Anna Preston; his uncle, Bobby Preston; and his longtime friend, Robert Grim.

He is survived by his daughter, Maggie Howard; his son, Nathaniel Preston; his daughter, Anna Preston; his grandson, Kingston Howard; his  father, Bill Preston (Betty); his  brothers, Jason and Jon Preston; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

We extend an invitation to family and friends to join us at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct.24, 2020, at the Boonscamp Church of God, for a Celebration of Life service. If you would like to join us or send a sympathy gift, the address is: 100 Spriggs Lane, Boonscamp, KY 41204.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Berry Funeral Home of Knox.Tn.

This is a paid obituary.

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Clarence Thornbury

Clarence Thornbury, Jr.


Clarence R. Thornbury, Jr., 74, of East Point died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 at the Albert Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

He was born January 12, 1946 in Fedscreek.  He was the son of the late Clarence Roland Thornbury and Orene Jones Thornbury. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Billy Lloyd Thornbury; and one sister, Shirley Ann Owens.

Mr. Thornbury is survived by his wife, Brenda Ruth Thornbury of East Point; three children, Melissa Allena Ferguson (Ernie) of Flat Gap, Matt Thornbury of East Point, and Amanda E. Stephens (Justin) of Lowmansville; five grandchildren, Julia Jayne Bowen (Nick) of Georgetown, Lauren Haley Randalls of Huntsville, Alabama, Johnsey Michael Jayne of Georgetown, Isabella Grace Stephens of Lowmansville, and Wyatt Matthew Stephens also of Lowmansville; and one great grandchild, Loman Nicholas Bowen of Georgetown, and a host of nieces and nephews. Also surviving are four brothers and one sister; Raymond Lee Thornbury of Freemont, Ohio, Ben Dale Thornbury of Mouthcard, Roger Thornbury of New Carlisle, Ohio, Nolan Gail Hunt of Little Card and Helen Nickelson of Freemont, Ohio.

Funeral services were held Sunday, October 18, 2020 at the Family Cemetery at 1451 KY Rt. 689 East, Flat Gap,

41219. Per the family's request, the service was held outdoors for those wanting to attend.  David Trimble officiated.  Auxier Chapter 18 D.A.V. conducted full Military Honors at the cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home. The guest book may be signed at  

This is a paid obituary.

Ernest Webb


Ernest James (Ernie) Webb, 74, died Sunday September 27,2020 in Bluff City, Tenn.

Ernie was born to James Earl & Gay Daniel Webb in Paintsville in 1946. Ernie is survived by his wife, Donna Morrell Webb of Bluff City as well as his daughter Rayven (Cody) Johnson, stepsons Richard (Catherine) Morrell and Joseph Morrell and stepdaughter Betty (David) Poe and Grandson Jackson Johnson and step grand-children Walker, Dalton, Henry, Arron, Levi and Molly. Ernie is also survived by his sisters, Donna (Roger) Tackett of Paintsville, Diana (Gary) Scadden of Perrysburg, OH and Brenda (Bob) Williams of Louisville. His brother, David Lee Webb, preceded him in death.

Ernie loved working with his hands. He was an avid carpenter. He loved sitting on his porch with the cat and watching the day go by with a cup of coffee.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation was chosen, and he will be interred at the Glenwood Cemetery, 839 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol Tenn., following the service on Sunday, October 25 at 1 p.m.

This is a paid obituary.

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