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Lloyd Alvis Banks

Lloyd Banks   


Lloyd Alvis Banks, age 80 of Van Lear,passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Born January 6, 1940 in Johnson County. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 in the chapel of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Webb-Butcher Cemetery at Van Lear.

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

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Phillip Ray Bob Blanton

“Ray Bob” Blanton


Phillip “Ray Bob” Blanton, age 72 of Staffordsville died Monday March 2, 2020 at his residence in Staffordsville. He was born September 29, 1947. Visitation is scheduled at the Staffordsville Free Will Baptist Church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of services. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday March 7, 2020 at the Staffordsville Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will immediately follow in the Staffordsville Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Wallace Conley

Wallace Conley


Wallace M. Conley, 83, of Leander, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020. 

Wallace was born September 3, 1936 in Johnson County, son of the late John D. Conely and Alma Fairchild Conley. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Betty Jo Pelphrey Conley, one son, Joseph Eugene Conley, and two sisters, Carma Lee Conley and Ruth Conely.

He is survived by one son, Chris Conley and wife Chastity, owner & operator of Conley Tire; one daughter, Johnson County Clerk, Sallee Ann Conley Holbrook and husband, Winfield; one daughter-in-law Kerri Conley Ratliff; one sister, Helen McKenzie of Staffordsville, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Kassandra Conley Lehman, Phd and husband Frank, Joshua S. Conley, Dustin W. Holbrook and wife Laura, J. Alexander Conley and wife Milli, and Kennedy Grace Conley; three great grandchildren, Wyatt Holbrook, Margaret Lehman and Julia Conley; and a host of nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020, in the Jones-Preston Funeral Chapel with Joe Scott and Ronnie Spriggs officiating.  Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville. Auxier Chapter 18 D A V will conduct full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Auxier Chapter 18 D A V by contacting Jones-Preston Funeral Home at 606-789-3501.

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

Will Jenkins


Will Jenkins, age 66, of Paradise Court, Paintsville, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at his home.  

Will was born December 24, 1953 in Floyd County.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 6, 2020 in the Jones-Preston Funeral Chapel.  Burial followed at Lakeview Memorial Cemetery, Staffordsville. Jones-Preston Funeral Home was in charge of all funeral arrangements.

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Harmon Wireman

“Doc” Wireman


Harmon Eugene “Doc” Wireman age 88 of Dry Branch in Oil Springs passed away on February 28, 2020. He was born in 1931 to Luster and Pearl Conley Wireman in Johnson County. Doc worked in the Oil fields and spent a lot of time gardening.

In addition to his parents Doc is preceded in death by his wife Hope Blanton Wireman and a brother Edgar Wireman. He is survived two sisters Mary Blanton of Volga, Ky and Teenie (Jack) Preston of Paintsville; a sister in law Josephine Wireman of Paintsville; one niece Diane Blanton of Volga, nephews Ronald Preston of Paintsville, Jack Wireman of Lexington, Jimmy Blanton of Columbus and Donald Blanton of Lexington; three great nieces; two great nephews and two great great nephews; and a host of friends and neighbors.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced later by the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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