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Karen May

Karen May


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 12, 1 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Paintsville.

Burial will be in the Fairchild Cemetery at Staffordsville.

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

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Curtis D. Ramey

Curtis Ramey


Funeral services were held Monday, June 10 at the Van Lear Free Will Baptist Church (2687 Ky. Rt. 302, Van Lear, KY 41265) for Curtis Dean Ramey, 64, of Van Lear, who died Saturday, June 8 at his residence.

Mr. Ramey was born Nov. 16, 1964 in Johnson County, son of the late Betty Jo Trimble Ramey and Hayes Ramey Jr. He was a long-time employee at Davis Market, and a dedicated Kentucky Wildcat fan.

Surviving are his wife, Rosa Lee Honeycutt Ramey; one daughter, Priscilla Rose Ramey of Van Lear; two brothers, Hayes Ramey III and Jerry Ramey, both of Van Lear; two sisters, Brenda Ramey and Evelyn Blevins, both of Van Lear; two granddaughters, Briona Leigh Flowers and Allison Dean Flowers; and several nieces and nephews.

The service was officiated by Paul Wayne Browning and Manford Fannin, with burial 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.

Gladys Ratliff


Funeral services were held Saturday, June 9, 12 p.m. at the Fairview Free Will Baptist Church for Gladys Mae Ratliff, 89, who died Wednesday, May 5 in Magoffin County.

Gladys was born to Guy and Dessie Hannah Crace in Johnson County. She was a retired employee of the Johnson County Fiscal Court, where she worked as a custodian. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hassell Ratliff; two sons, Larry Ratliff and James Dean Ratliff; two sisters, Anna Jewell Hitchcock and Ernestine Spurlock; and three brothers, Charles Crace, Fred Crace and Raymond Crace.

Surviving are two son, Garry (Donna) Ratliff and Michael Ratliff, both of Staffordsville; four brothers, Guy Franklin (Ernestine) Crace of Dayton, Ohio, Leon (Phyllis) Crace and James W. (Yvonne) Crace, both of Staffordsville, and Eulas (Vicki) Crace of Paintsville; three grandchildren, Gayla (Richard) Adams of Grayson, Miranda (Mark) Caudill of Leander, and Tabitha (Joe) King of Staffordsville; and six great-grandchildren.

Burial followed in the Ratliff Cemetery at Staffordsville.

Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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