Minnie Castle

1930-2019

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 21, 1 p.m. at the Preston Funeral Home Chapel for Minnie Roberta Fairchild Castle, 89, 0f Hanahan, South Carolina, who died Wednesday, Dec. 18 in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Burial was in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at Staffordsville.

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

Peggy Cantrell

1926-2019

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 23, 11 a.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Peggy Katherine Cantrell, 93, of Flat Gap, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 19.

She was born March 13, 1926 in Johnson County, daughter of the late Loman and Lizzie Rowland Cantrell. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by four brothers, Arthur Cantrell, Bill Cantrell, Orville Cantrell and Ted Cantrell and one sister, Frances McKenzie.

Surviving are her loving sisters, Ellen Cantrell of Flat Gap and Alka Jane Stapleton of Franklin, Ohio; two brothers, Loman Cantrell of Columbus Ohio, and Hugh (Faye) Cantrell of Nicholasville.

Peggy was a retired educator with the Johnson County School system. She was also a member of the Flat Gap Baptist Church for over 50 years. She will be remembered as a faithful child of God and a loving daughter and sister.

The service was officiated by Harold Salyer, with burial in the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Flat Gap Baptist Church, 75 Flat Gap Drive, Flat Gap, KY 41219.

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

This is a paid obituary.

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Laruen Clark

Lauren Ashley Greer Clark

1985-2019

A gathering of friends will be held Monday, Dec. 23, 5-7 -.m. at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home Chapel for Lauren Ashley Greer Clark, 34, of Louisville, formerly of Paintsville, who died Wednesday, Dec. 18 in Louisville.

Born March 11, 1985 in Floyd County, daughter of Paul Roger (P.R.) Greer and Susie Preston Greer of Paintsville.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, William and Gertrude Greer; and maternal grandparents, Harold and Marthalene Preston.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one brother, Jarrett Greer of Las Vegas, Nev.

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

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

This is a paid obituary.

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Christine Wright

Christine Wright

1931-2019

Christine Wright age 88 of Red Bush, passed away  December 17, 2019.

Christine was born July 3, 1931 to Frank and Murzie Vanhoose Pelphrey of Staffordsville. On October 1, 1955, she married the love of her life, James “Jim” Howard Wright. She was a member of Red Bush Enterprise Baptist for 12 years.

She was preceded in death by both of her parents: Frank and Murzie Vanhoose Pelphrey; husband, James Howard “Jim” Wright; one sister, Olga Mohler; three brothers, Earl Pelphrey, David Paris Pierce Pelphrey and Oscar Lowell Dick Pelphrey; one grandson, Trevor Lawson and one brother-in-law, Wayne Blair.

Christine is survived by one son, James Douglas (Rebecca) Wright of Flat Gap; one daughter, Teresa (Phillip) Lawson of Red Bush; two brothers, Bill (Jesse Lee) Pelphrey of Florence, and Ben (Carol) Pelphrey of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Maxine Blair of Staffordsville; two grandchildren, Morgan (Adam) May and Zachary (Laura) Wright; one great-grandchild, Bodhi May.

Visitation was held on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Paintsville Funeral Home from 6- 9 p.m. and Saturday December 21, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel, with Bob Williams officiating.

Burial to follow at the Johnson County Memorial Cemetery.  

Arrangements are under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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