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Garrett L. Conley

Garrett Conley


Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1 p.m. for Garrett Lee Conley, 81, who died Friday, Aug. 30 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Burial was in the Johnson County Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.

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

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Dr. John Jones

Dr. John Jones


Dr. John Oliver Jones, 86, of Russell, died peacefully, August 29, at his home following a sudden illness.

Dr. John was born August 5, 1933 in Paintsville, a son of the late Terry and Katheryn Borders Jones. He was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church and a US Air Force veteran. Dr. Johnson was a 1952 graduate of Paintsville High School, a 1956 graduate of Centre College where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and a 1960 graduate of the University of Louisville Medical School. Over his career of nearly 60 years in the medical field, not only did Dr. John help heal those in need, but he also touched more hearts and made more friends through his compassion and conversation.

He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by his wife, Patricia McNamara Jones; two brothers, Dr. Henry Jones and Douglas Jones; a sister, Mary Rebecca Lewis.

Surviving are two daughters, Jeri Jones Craft of Russell and Janet Jones (Brian) Tipton of Ashland; two sons, Christopher Allen (Andrea) Jones of Flatwoods, Gary Quesinberry of Palm Harbor, Fla.; six grandchildren, Allyson (Jason) Eyermann, Kyle Tipton, Cailtin Jones, Leighton Craft, Alex Jones, and Madeline Tipton; two great-grandchildren, Leo Eyermann and Aubree Fetters.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 5, 12:30 p.m. at the Calvary Episcopal Church by Rev. T. J. Azar, with burial, with full military honors by Post 93 America Legion, Kenova W.Va. and the United States Air Force, will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast.

Contributions may be made in Dr. John’s memory to Calvary Episcopal Church, 1337 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.

Arrangements under the direction of the Preston Family Funeral Home, Ashland.

This is a paid obituary.

Janice Mayhew


Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Janice Lee O’Bryan Mayhew, 79, of Paintsville, who died Wednesday, Sept. 4 at her residence.

Burial will be in the O’Bryan Family Cemetery at Staffordsville.

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

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James Spradlin

James Spradlin


Funeral services will be held Sunday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m. at the Preston Funeral Home Chapel for James Raleigh “Jimmy”  Spradlin, 61, of West Van Lear, who died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.

Burial will be in the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.

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

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