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Josephine Arms

1929-2022

Josephine Arms, 93, of Tutor Key, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at Community Hospice in Ashland.

She was born April 20, 1929, in Johnson County. She was the daughter of the late Elijah Arms and Martha Collins Arms.

In addition to her parents, Josephine was preceded in death by five brothers, Billie Arms, Luke Arms, Charles Arms, James Arms and Elvie “Bob” Arms; and four sisters, Minnie Arms, Mae Page, Gladys Marie Baker and Betty Sue Salyers.

She is survived by five sons, George Arms, of Staffordsville, Harry Conley, of South Carolina, James Arms, of Staffordsville, and Ralph Arms and Lester Arms, both of Ohio; and two daughters, Linda Evans, of Tutor Key, and Margaret McKenzie, of Paintsville; 15 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, also survive.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in the chapel of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Evans Family Cemetery. Tutor Key. Friends may visit the Phelps & Son Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, and anytime prior to the service on Thursday, Nov. 17. Mike Jarrell will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

The guest book may be signed at www.phelps-sonfuneralhome.com.   

This is a paid obituary.

John Barker

1943-2022

John Richard Barker, 79, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at 807 South Mayo Trail.

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“Bud” Baldridge

1946-2022

Harold Lewis “Bud” Baldridge, 76, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at his residence.

He was born April 26, 1946, in Floyd County. He was the son of the late Nelson Baldridge and Hazel Music Baldridge.

In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by one son, Matthew Baldridge; three brothers, Gene Baldridge, Delmar Baldridge and Ray Baldridge; and one sister, Hattie Howard.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Gunnell Baldridge; one daughter, Kelly Baldridge, of Richmond; one stepson, Matthew Goble, of Prestonsburg; three sisters, Patty Spradlin, Bonnie Hughes (Paul) and Barbara Meek (Jerry), all of Prestonsburg; and one grandchild, Jaxson Goble.

Funeral services were held Sat., Nov. 12, 2022, at the Little Paint First Church of God, East Point. Burial followed at the Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel. Pastor Jeff White officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

The guestbook may be signed at www.phelps-sonfuneralhome.com.   

This is a paid obituary.

“Mike” Blair

1953-2022

Dennis Michael “Mike” Blair,69, of Pataskala, Ohio, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2022.

Funeral services were held at 7915 E Main St., Reynoldsburg, Ohio

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Gail Hall

1953-2022

Gail Hall, 69, of Oil Springs, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 9, 1953, in Wilmington, N.Car., to Mildred Moore Green, of Sinking Spring, Ohio, and the late Frank Green.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her loving husband, Keith Hall, of Oil Springs; one son, Brian Keith Hall (Melissa), of Van Lear; one daughter, Stephanie Gail Taylor, of Oil Springs; one sister, Judith Pack, of Cynthiana, Ohio; three grandchildren: Matthew Dylan Hall (Whitney), Kaytlyn Michelle Hall and Brooklyn Faith Lemaster (Sebastian); and five great-grandchildren: Luke Garrison Hall, Lyla Paige Hall, Curtis Myles Ramirez, Bryson Case Lemaster and Waylon Keith Isaac Lemaster. A host of family and friends also survive.

Gail was a former real estate agent and appraiser for many years.

She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who loved and knew her.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in the chapel of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. Curt Howard will officiate.

Friends may visit at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home from 9 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

The guestbook may be signed at www.phelps-sonfuneralhome.com.   

This is a paid obituary.

 

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Edgar Mollett

1947-2022

Edgar Mollett, 75, of Blaine, died Thursday,  Nov. 10, 2022, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

He was born March 12, 1947, in Lawrence County, to the late Ked Mollett and Addie Dixon Mollett.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Marie Wheeler Mollett; two sons, Jeffery Allen Mollett and Mark Russell Edward Mollett; one daughter, Cheryl Thompson; one grandson, Christopher Michael Mollett; one great-grandson, Carl Lee Mollett Jr.; six brothers: Billy Eugene Mollett, Ked Mollett Jr., Elmo Mollett, Freddy Mollett, Stanley Mollett and Ronnie Mollett; and four sisters: Amy Harless, Clara Spence, Pauline Plaugher and Carolyn Mollett.

Edgar is survived by three sons: Marvin Lee Mollett, of Columbus, Ohio, Edgar Mollett, Jr. (Edith), of Columbus, Ohio, and an adopted grandson, whom he thought of as a son, Markie Mollett, of Louisa; two daughters: Donnie Burchett (Scott), of Blaine, and Debra Wells (Timmy), of Blaine; two sisters: Flora Hodge, of Florida, and Jenny Sue Mollett, of Paintsville; 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in the chapel of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Mollett Family Cemetery in Blaine. Roger Ross officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

The guestbook may be signed at www.phelps-sonfuneralhome.com.   

This is a paid obituary.

Randell Music

1962-2022

Randell Eugene Music, 60, of Denton, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Billie Piercey

1933-2022

Billie Louise Sergent Piercey, 89, of  Paintsville, died  Wed., Nov. 9, 2022.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church.

Betty Salyer

1944-2022

Betty Sue Salyer, 78, of  Paintsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

A celebration of her life was held Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at 807 South Mayo Trail, Paintsville.