Andy Blanton Jr.

1935-2019

Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 26, 11 a.m. at the Oil Springs United Methodist Church for Andy Blanton Jr., 83, of Oil Springs, died Thursday, May 23 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.

Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Tom Haney

1955-2019

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 22, 1 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Tom Haney, 63, of Paintsville, who died Sunday, May 19 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.

Mr. Haney was born Dec. 14, 1055 in Johnson County, son of the late Chester and Marie Gullett Haney. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Chester Haney; and two sisters, Mary Catherine Haney and Mable Blair.

Surviving are his wife, Doris Tackett Haney; three sons, Thomas Haney II of Frankfort, Josh and Joey Haney, both of Paintsville; three brothers, Chris, Allen and Rob Haney, all of Paintsville; two grandchildren, Lily Ann Haney and Caleb Hensley; and five special children that were like grandchildren, Ethan and Chandler Preece, Parker Perry, Jayden Perry and Anna Perry; and many nieces and nephews also survive.

The service was officiated by Harry Neal Frisby and Ronnie Spriggs, with burial in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

This is a paid obituary.

Dola Music

1933-2019

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 25, 12 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Dola Music, 86, of Boonscamp, who died Wednesday, May 22 at Martin County Health Care Facility in Inez.

Dola was born May 21, 1933 in Johnson County, son of the late Dallas and Flora Perkey Music. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Annice Williams Music; and one brother, Delbert Music.

Surviving are one son, Jason (Amanda) Music of Louisa; one granddaughter, Brooklyn Music; niece, Sherri Delong; nephews, Billy Williams, Kenny Williams and Dennis Music.

Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

This is a paid obituary.

Mabel Scott

1922-2019

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 23 at the Riceville-New Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, Swamp Branch, for Mabel Virginia William Scott, 96, of Asa Creek, who died Sunday, May 19 at Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville.

Mabel was born July 5, 1922 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Ransom B. and Grace Dotson Williams. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Winfer Scott; four brothers, Orville B. Williams, Kenneth R. Williams, Bobby Joe Williams, and Paul Edward Williams; one sister, Mary Ann Williams; one grandchild, Tina Louise Scott; and one son-in-law, Loyd Sonny Childers.

Mabel is survived by five sons, Thomas (Theresa) Scott of Prestonsburg, Curtis (Dorothy) Scott of Lancaster, Ronald Lee (Susan) Scott of Conover, Ohio, Joseph Winfer (Karen) Scott of Leander, Johnnie Edward (Barbara) Scott of Oil Springs; four daughters, Margret Ellen Blair of Paintsville, Carrie Helen (Steve) Barnhill of Shreveport, La., Becky Lou Childers and Betty Sue Scott, both of Sidney, Ohio; three brothers, Jack Williams, Richard Williams, and Billy Williams, all of Ohio; three sisters, Walletta Ward of Oil Springs, Sue Green and Linda Lou Snelling, both of New Port News, Va.; 24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The service was officiated by Joe Scott and Jim Price, with burial in the Scott Family Cemetery at Asa Creek.

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

This is a paid obituary.

Fredrick Williams

1940-2019

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 23, 1 p.m. at the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home for Fredrick “Freddie” Williams, 79, of Springfield, Ohio, was called home at 7:33 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 with his family at his side.

He was born in Relief, on Feb. 23, 1040, the son of Lonnie and Verna Ferguson Williams. Freddie retired from International in 1989 after 31 years of service. He was given his first motorcycle at the age of 13 and they remained his passion the rest of his life. He was converted and baptized in 1979 and joined the Waverly Enterprise Church. At the time of his death, he was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ann Williams; daughter, Trish Williams Chase and Ross Chase; son, Tony (Nikki) Williams; grandchildren, Leisa (Nate) Gamble, Nicholas Chase, Mike (Brittany) Chase, Thomas (Lindley) Chase, Sela Chase, Jacob Williams and Ashleigh (Dustin) Kempf; great-grandchildren, Leylin Chase, Paisleigh Kempf, Penelope Kempf and Taryn Chase,

Being the only child, Freddie considered Patsy Hensley and Donie Sturgill his siblings; and very special cousins, Corlis Ferguson, Olena Blair and Joyce Thompson; and all of Susie’s children. He was also survived by his wife’s family loved considered him a brother and friend.

He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 22, from 5-8 p.m. in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home.

The service was officiated by Pastor Garland Lyon, with burial in the Maple Grove Cemetery at Mechanicsburg, Ohio.

Memorial contributions are requested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at www. richardsraffanddunbarcom.

Arrangements under the direction of the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home of Springfield.

This is a paid obituary.

Ronald Younce

1946-2019

Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 26, 1 p.m. at Mr. Younce’s residence at 3221 Price Town Road, River, Ky.) for Ronald Eugene Younce, 72, of River, who died Wednesday, May 22 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

Burial will be in the Younce Family Cemetery at River.

Arrangements under the direction of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

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