Billy Ray Davis


Billy Ray Davis, age 54 of West Van Lear, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020. Born March 27, 1965 in Putnam County, Florida.

A memorial service for Mr. Davis will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

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Peggy Greer Hall

Peggy Hall


Peggy Greer Hall, age 77, of Van Lear, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Paul B. Hall Medical Center.

Peggy was born July 5, 1942 in Letcher County, Kentucky, daughter of the late William Calvin and Gertrude Crider Greer. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Ray Hall, two brothers, William Ronald Greer and Gary Greer, sister-in-law, Judy Greer, and one sister, Alice Greer Mims.

She is survived by one son, Todd Hall of Van Lear ; one daughter, Terri Hall of Staffordsville; one brother, Paul Roger Greer and wife Susie of Paintsville ; one sister-in-law, Wanda Greer of Tutor Key ; and one brother-in-law, Frankie Mims of Thelma.

Funeral services were conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, January 26 in the Jones-Preston Funeral Chapel with Larry Smith officiating. Burial followed at Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville,.

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

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Crystal Marsillett

Crystal Marsillett


Crystal Dawn Marsillett, age 39 of Prestonsburg, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 at her residence after an extended illness. Born July 19, 1980 in Floyd County, she was the daughter of Jimmy and Della (Hackworth) Brown of Prestonsburg. In addition to her parents, Crystal is survived by her husband, Douglas Marsillett of Prestonsburg; one son, Nathan Marsillett of Prestonsburg; one brother, Mikel Brown and his wife, Alicia of Prestonsburg; father and mother in law, Doug and Martha Marsillett of Van Lear; sister in law, Denise Witten; brother in law, Chris Witten; and nieces and nephews: Briella and Ava Brown, Cameron Smith, Austin Smith, Sophia Witten and Keilin Witten.

Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, January 30, in the chapel of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Family Cemetery at Mart Meade Branch, Prestonsburg.

Friends may visit the Phelps & Son Funeral Home from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and prior to the service on Thursday. Van West will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that contributions be made to the Phelps & Son Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home.

Randy Matlock


Randy Matlock, age 55, of Paintsville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020.

Randy was born January 24, 1965 in Tulsa,

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

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