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Roger Estep

1948-2021

Roger Estep, 72, of Staffordsville, died Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Community Hospice in Ashland.

He was born in Johnson County, July 26, 1948, the son of the late Gilbert “Bert” Estep and Sarah Ann “Dixie” (Trimble) Estep.

He served in the United States Army in Vietnam and was a surface miner and heavy equipment operator.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Jack Estep.

He is survived by his wife, Janis (Dennison) Estep; one daughter, Krista Jackson (Mark), of Oil Springs; one son, Joey Estep (Heather), of Staffordsville; one brother, James Ira Estep, of Paintsville; three sisters, Sally Short, of Paintsville, Trilba Wilson (Gene), of Meally, and Brenda Blanton (Larry), of Staffordsville; six grandchildren, Andrew Welch, Kaleigh Welch, Jadyn Estep, Mia Estep, Eli Jackson and Asher Jackson; and a special Vietnam brother, Vaughn Fraley.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 8, 2021, in the Phelps & Son Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in the Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville. Military services will be conducted by the D.A.V. Auxier Chapter #18. 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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Carol Faye Fannin

1950-2021

Carol Fannin, 70, of Van Lear, died Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

She was born in Floyd County, June 12, 1950, the daughter of the late Jack Morrison and Margie (Ward) Morrison.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five siblings.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond Fannin; three sons, David Wayne Fannin, of Morehead, and Stephen Ray Fannin and Joseph Nathaniel Fannin, both of Van Lear; three grandsons; three granddaughters; and seven siblings.

Memorial services will be held at 12 p.m., Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the Van Lear Freewill Baptist Church. 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.

 Hilda Jackson

1953-2021

Hilda Lou Jackson, 68, of Pikeville, died Saturday, May 8, 2021.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 807 South Mayo Trail, Paintsville.

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Sally Wireman

1931- 2021

Sally Marie (Arnett) Wireman, 90, of Magoffin County, died Thursday, May 6, 2021, in Falcon.

She was born in Magoffin County, March 14, 1931, the daughter of the late Clay Arnett and Maudie (Howard) Arnett Flint, of Magoffin County.

She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter who loved her family fiercely and with her whole heart. She was dedicated to each of them and enjoyed being a part of their daily lives. You would find her always telling others about her children and grandchildren with love and admiration in her eyes. The center of her home was the kitchen where you could always find food prepared and the table surrounded by friends and family alike. No one ever left her house hungry or unloved. She was always making sure that the needs of others were being met.

She was a friend to anyone in need and always found something good in everyone she met. She was a faithful Christian and remained dedicated to Christ for over 55 years.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dirl D. Wireman; two sons, Gover A. Wireman and Kenneth K. Wireman; one grandson, Sheldon Dirl Bayes; two brothers, Morris Arnett and Ray Arnett; and one son-in-law, Walter Stalker.

She is survived by five sons, Robert Wireman (Lida), of Salyersville, Phillip Wireman (Lisa) and Doug Wireman (Garnetta), both of Johnson County, Wilbur Wireman, of Richmond, and Mark Wireman, of Salyersville; five daughters, Diana Stalker and Neda Kestner (Larry), both of Magoffin County, and Linda Daniel (Gary), Telena Conley (Dewayne), and Marcia Bayes (Arch), all of Johnson County; three brothers, Curtis Arnett (Jean), of Johnson County, Sidney Arnett (Barbara), of Indiana, and Jerry Arnett, of Johnson County; two sisters, Sandy Lewis (Don) and Lillian Wheeler, both of Staffordsville; 22 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She was loved and adored by all those who knew her.

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 9, 2021, at the First Community Freewill Baptist Church at Falcon, with Ronnie Spriggs officiating. Burial followed in the Dirl Wireman Cemetery at Falcon. 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.