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Patsy Caudill

Patsy Caudill

1932-2019

Patsy McFaddin Blanton Caudill, age 86, of Salyersville, passed away on August 28 at her home.

She was born in Johnson County in 1932 to Tomie and Emaline Robinson McFaddin.  

Patsy was a retired employee with G. C. Murphy Company and a member of the State Road United Baptist Church in Magoffin County.

She is preceded in death by husbands, Rex Blanton and Hager Caudill; grandson Matthew Conley; granddaughter Sarah Ashley Blanton; great-grandchild Garet Conley; stepson, David Caudill; stepdaughter, Connie Coppeler; step grandson, Mitchel Pachuta; four brothers, Tomie McFaddin Jr, Eugene McFaddin, Robert McFaddin and James McFaddin; and  one sister, Nancy McFaddin.

Patsy is survived by one son, Daryl (Valerie) Blanton of Oil Springs; two daughters, Donna (Ron) Conley of Flat Gap and Dana (Bryan) Taylor of Hager Hill; two grandsons, Mark Conley and Michael Blanton; four granddaughters, Heather Conley, Crystal Todd, Carrie Caudill and Elise Hatten; 14 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Frances (John) Arnold of Springfield, Ohio; one step daughter Linda (Mark) Pachuta of Indiana; four step grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; one step great-great grandchild; and  special church sisters,  and a host of friends and family.

Friends may call at the Paintsville Funeral Home on Friday, August 30 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday, August 31 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, August 31 at 1 p.m. in the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will immediately follow in the Roscoe Blanton Cemetery at Low Gap.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to the State Road United Baptist Church by contacting the Paintsville Funeral Home.

Arrangements for Mrs. Patsy Caudill are provided by the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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Wm. C. Estep

William Estep

1937-2019

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August, 31, 2 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for William C. “Bill” Estep, 82, of Flat Gap, who died Wednesday, Aug. 28 at his residence.

Mr. Estep was born April 23, 1937 in Johnson County, son of the late E. L. Woodford Estep and Grace Blair Estep. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Harold E. Estep; one sister-in-law, Susan Estep; and one sister, Phyllis Ruth Estep.

Bill was a retired lineman from Foothills Communications, where he worked for 40 years. He was also a US Army veteran, a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the Masons, and a volunteer with the Rescue and Fire Department.

Surviving are his loving wife, Barbara Hager Estep; two sons, Robert H. W. “Bob” (Denise) Estep, and William Samuel “Sam” Estep; one daughter, Rebecca Kaye Estep; all of Flat Gap; one brother, Dr. Carrol (Wanda) Estep of Centerville, Ohio; five grandchildren, Cody Wallace, Morgan Leigha Estep, William Tyler Estep, Rileigh June Estep, and Jackson Edward Estep.

Military Honors will be conducted by the Big Sandy Chapter 18 DAV.

The service will be officiated by Zach Collins, with burial in the Blanton Branch Cemetery at Oil Springs.

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

This is a paid obituary.

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Joann Leget

Joann Hall

1944-2019

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Paintsville for Joann Leget Hall, 75, of Paintsville, who died Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Community Hospice Center in Ashland.

Joann was born July 3, 1944 in Louisa, daughter of the late Lee Workman and Daisy Mae Kelly Frazier. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold Hall; one brother, Garland “Buck” Workman; and one sister, Bessie Lee Moore.

Surviving are one daughter, Lisa (Chris) Carter of Prestonsburg; one son, Michael (Renee) Leget of Salisbury, N.C.; three sisters, Phyllis Hughes of Marion, Ohio, Lucille Young of Louisa, and Gale Dixon of Cincinnati, Ohio; three grandchildren, Seth Carter, Jacob Leget and Grace Leget; and two great-grandchildren, Brody Carter and Bentley Carter.

The service will be officiated by Seth Carter.

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

This is a paid obituary.

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Lee C. Music Jr.

Lee Music Jr.

1959-2019

Funeral services was held Wednesday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Lee Curtis Music Jr., of West Van Lear, who died Sunday, Aug. 25 at his residence.

Mr. Music was born Sept. 28, 1959 in Mann, W.Va., son of Gracie Preston Music and the late Lee Curtis Music Sr.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Brenda Schaffer and Shirlene Webb.

In addition to his mother is his wife, Angle Gamble Music; three daughters, Laura Grace Ratliff of Meally, Jessica Meadow and Micah Music, both of Lexington; a “daughter-in-love”, Amanda Thatcher of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Roger Music of Van Lear; and six grandchildren, Dylan Thatcher, Mason Thatcher, Bella Grace Ratliff, Amelia Kate Ratliff, Jaxson Meadows and Elle Jo Meadows.

The service was officiated by Jim McKenzie, with burial in the Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville.

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

This is a paid obituary.

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Larry L. Pierce

Larry Pierce

1947-2019

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2 p.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Larry L. Pierce, 72, of Hagerhill, who died Friday, Aug. 23, at Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington.

Mr. Pierce was born Jan. 28, 1947 in Johnson County to the late Floyd Jr. and Audrey Jean Baldridge Pierce.

Larry is survived by his loving wife, Brenda Burke Pierce; two son, Shawn Pierce of Erlanger, and Matt Pierce of Hagerhill; one brother, Gary Pierce of Wittensville; five grandchildren, Josh Walterman, Jaden Lee Pierce, Jenna Dawn Pierce, Abigail Madison Pierce, and Caleb Matthew Pierce.

The service will be officiated by Steve Rose, 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.

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Harry Saylers

Harry Salyer

1931-2019

Harry I. Salyer, age 88, of Joes Creek in Flat Gap, passed away on August 22, 2019 at his home.

He was born in Johnson County in 1931 to Stanley and Mattie Frazier Salyer. He was a retired employee of Energy Coal and also worked as sewing machine repairman.

In 1956 Harry married Mandy Salyers and to this union were born two daughters, Margeania and Kathy.

Harry was a United Stated Army Veteran and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. In 1978 Harry joined the Cold Springs United Baptist Church where he remained a member for 41 years.

In addition to his parents, Harry in preceded in death by his wife Mandy; daughter Margeania; and twin infant brothers.

He is survived by his daughter, Kathy, and a host of friends , neighbors, and family members.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 25 at 3 p.m. in the Paintsville Funeral Chapel with Tim Salyer and Doug Slusher officiating. Burial followed in the Salyer Family Cemetery at Flat Gap.

All arrangements are provided for Mr. Salyer by the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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Allen Trimble

Allen Trimble

1948-2019

Allen C. Trimble, age 71, departed this life on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Baptist Health in Corbin.

He was born on August 13, 1948 in Paintsville to Granvil C. Trimble and Billie Marie (Allen) Trimble.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Granvil and Billie Marie (Allen) Trimble.

A member of the Corbin Presbyterian Church, he is survived by his wife, Sherry (Chambers) Trimble of Corbin; son, Graham Chambers Trimble (Marianne) of Corbin; three granddaughters, Reagan, Samantha, and Lauren; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Chambers of Corbin; sisters, Toni Trimble Lawner (Arnold) of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Arminta Trimble of Corbin; brother, Morton Bruce Trimble (Robin) of Winchester; nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.

A 1966 graduate of Madison Central High School, Allen continued his education at Eastern Kentucky University graduating in 1970. Upon graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1975, he set out in career in the practice law spanning almost 45 years. He practiced law as a partner in the law firm of Forcht and Trimble in Corbin, and later as a partner in the law firm of Trimble and Mann. He served as Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 34th Judicial Circuit (McCreary & Whitley Counties) for 31 years before retiring in 2018. As a prosecutor for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, he served as President of the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Association and was twice awarded Kentucky’s Prosecutor of the Year in 2008 and again in 2017. He was instrumental in creation and construction of the Corbin Campus of Eastern Kentucky University. A former President and Coach of the Corbin Little League, he considered one of his greatest achievements outside of the practice of law to be President of the Corbin Little League during their 1992 State Championship season. He previously served as Whitley County Trial Commissioner, Coach of the Williamsburg High School Mock Trial Team, and at the time of his death, practiced law with Trimble Law in Corbin, and served as Domestic Relations Commissioner for the 34th Judicial Circuit.

Visitation was from 4 p.m. until the funeral hour Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Service were held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerome McCullah and Hon. Howard Mann officiating. He was laid to rest in the Highland Memorial Gardens in Paintsville.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfh.com

Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, in charge of all arrangements, J. Andrew Croley, Director.

This is a courtesy announcement provided by the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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