Brandon Billiter

1982-2019

Memorial services will be held Monday, Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Brandon Billiter, 36, of East Point, who passed away Thursday, Jan. 24 at his residence.

Arrangements are under the care of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Adam Blanton

1940–2019

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Adam Kanoy Blanton, 78, of Sitka, who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Medical Center in Hazard.

Burial will follow in Wanda’s Garden Cemetery in Hagerhill. 

Arrangements are under the care of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Erie Brown

1926-2019

Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. at the Tom’s Creek Free Will Baptist Church for Erie Kathleen Preston Brown, 92, of Wittensville, who died Friday, Jan. 11 in Louisa.

Mrs. Brown was born Dec. 9, 1926 in Paintsville, daughter of the late John Langley and Dollie Dixon Preston. On May 1, 1946 in Paintsville, she married Langley Brown, who preceded her in death on October 21, 2008.

Surviving are one son, Jerry (Vicky) Brown of Sitka; two daughters, Judy (Terry) Vanhoose of Louisa and Dolla (Daryl) Julian of Cannonsburg; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The service was officiated by J.K. Caudill, Chad Blair, Chuck Slone and Larry Smith.

Burial was in the Dixon Family Cemetery at Wittensville.

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

This is a paid obituary.

Arlene Castle

1927–2019

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Arlene Ward Castle, 91, of Paintsville, who passed away Sunday, Jan. 20 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.

Burial will follow in the Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville.

Arrangements are under the care of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

“Doug” Daniel

1934–2019

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 25 at 1 p.m. in the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Paul Douglas “Doug” Daniel, 84, of Thealka, who passed away Monday, Jan. 21 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville. 

Burial will follow in the Daniel Family Cemetery in Thealka.

Arrangements are under the care of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Linda Slone

1948–2019

Memorial services will be held at a later date for Linda Joyce Music Slone, 69, of Sitka, who passed away Monday, Jan. 21 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Arrangements are under the care of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home of Paintsville.

Mary Witten

1936-2019

Mary Elizabeth Witten, age 83, of Staffordsville died Friday, January 25.

Mary was born January 3, 1936 in Denver, daughter of the late Frank and Goldie Frazier Adams. She was a retired employee of Lowe’s and a member of the Little Mud Lick Church of God at Staffordsville.  

In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kendall Elizabeth Witten.

She is survived by her husband, Francis Patrick Witten of Staffordsville; two sons, Bill (Sherry) Witten of Staffordsville and Steve (Marlitta) Witten of Denver; one brother, Ralph Adams of Jamestown; one sister, Irene Adams of Denver; three grandchildren, William Patrick and Hope Witten, both of Staffordsville, and Kayte (Rocky) Harless of Sitka; four great-grandchildren; and one nephew, Dannie (Darla) Adams of Jamestown; and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel with Tobe Wheeler officiating. Burial was in the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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