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VANCE Creasie Reynolds age 81 of Beaver, died Nov. 28, at HRMC in Prestonsburg. Born April 26, 1917 at Ligon, d/o the late Preston and Melvina Jones Reynolds.  Survivors include husband, Noah Vance Sr.; one son Noah Vance Jr.; two dau., Fayetta Poenisch and Bertha Dean Hall; one brother, Homer Reynolds; four sisters, Tommie Vance, Edith Eilhite, Ida Gayheart and Hazel Goble. Burial was in the Vance Cemetery at Beaver.

VANCE, Rev Hayes Cola, Jr, b. 8-1-1948, s/o Hayes and Martha Reynolds Vance, d. March 1988, F.C., h/o Judy Gail Tackett, bur Vance Cem Beaver

VANCE, Jennifer Dewan  Age, 26 years of age, of Galveston, Ky., was born on July 31, 1975, in Prestonsburg, Ky. She was the daughter of Norna Jean Shepherd of Galveston, and Michael Ray Vance of Beaver, Ky. She passed away suddenly at McDowell ARH Thursday, June 6, 2002. She was a homemaker and loving mother and daughter. She is survived by her two children, Gabriel Candice Vance, and Antiona Cheyenne Vance of Galveston; two brothers, Michael Vance Jr. of Mt. Sterling, Ky., Wendell Douglas Vance of Beaver, Ky.; one half-sister, Gerri Whitney Vance of Ivel, Ky., and four nephews and one niece. She is the grandchild of Minerva Osborne and the late Ernest Vance and the late Bert and Virginia Shepherd Conn. There is a host of family and friends who will mourn her passing. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 10, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., at the United Christian Church of God at Hi Hat, Ky., with Louis Ferrari, Bill Slone and others officiating. Burial will be at the Vance Cemetery at Beaver, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

VANCE, Minerva  Age, 83, of Beaver, died Thursday, August 29, 2002, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born April 28, 1919, in Laurel Springs, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Martha Garell Osborne. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy of Ligon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Vance. Survivors include two sons, William Dewey Vance of McDowell, and Michael Ray Vance of Beaver; six daughters, Lorraine Hall of McDowell, Ruth Grottle of Lebanon, Ohio, Earnesteene Kendrick of Warren, Michigan, Patricia Gail Slone of Beaver, Gerema Kinney of Westland, Michigan, and Greta Lynn Fife of Dayton, Tennessee; 28 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Gene Vance; one daughter, Lucille Vance; two brothers, John Dewey Osborne and William Davis Osborne; two sisters, Plear Matthews and Roetta Crouse; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, September 1, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Bill Slone, Glenn Ball, Ralph Hall, and Jimmy Hall officiating. Burial was in the Vance Cemetery at Beaver, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

VANCE, Nadine Dotson , Age 51, of Inez, died Tuesday, May 26, 1998, .at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington B.  November 4, 1946 at Paintsville, d/o Everett T. and Pauline Barnes Dotson. w/o, Pete Vance; three sons, James A. Osborne and John L. Osborne, both of Prestonsburg, and Joshua Dotson Vance of Inez; one daughter, Rachel Osborne Griffith of Prestonsburg; one brother, John R. Dotson of Prestonsburg; two sisters, Darlene Honeycutt of Prestonsburg and Tamera Miller of Lexington;  Burial was in the Dotson Family Cemetery in Prestonsburg.

VANCE, Noah Sr.  Age 82, of Beaver, Ky., husband of the late Creasie Reynolds Vance, passed away Monday, November 26, 2001, at his son’s residence in Beaver. He was born December 5, 1918, in Beaver, Ky., the son of the late Sylvester Vance and Mary Alice Elliott Vance. He was a retired coal miner and steel worker, and was a member of the Little Rose Regular Baptist Church of the New Salem Association, McDowell, Ky. Survivors include one son, Noah Vance Jr., of Beaver, Ky.; two daughters, Fayetta Vance Poenisch of Columbus, Oh., and Bertha Dean Vance Hall of Grethel, Ky.; one sister, Maggie Wheatley of Pocatello, Id.; and four grandchildren, Noah Michael Vance, Brian Allen Vance, Jeffery Scott Vance and Barry Dale Hall. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Walter Poenisch; two brothers, Arthur Vance, and Earnest Vance; five sisters, Maudie Hall, Lena Samons, May Hall, Myrtle Frasure, and Bertha Ruth Vance; and one grandchild. Funeral services for Noah Vance Sr., will be conducted Wednesday, November 28, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, Teaberry, Ky., with the Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Vance Cemetery, Beaver, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation is at the church. (FCT'S)

VANCE, Ronald Gene , Age 59, of Beaver, d, April 24, 1999, at his residence. He was born January 19, 1940, in Beaver, s/o Earnest and Manerva Osborne Vance of Beaver.  h/o  Eva June Hamilton Vance. Other survivors include two sons, Ronald Dean Vance and Randall Gene Vance, both of Beaver; three daughters, Penny Gall Vance Gray and Deborah Kay Vance Tackett, both of Beaver, Teresa Lynn Vance Bentley of McDowell; two brothers, Michael Vance of Beaver, William Dewey Vance of McDowell; six sisters, Lorraine Vance Harris Corey of McDowell, Ruth Vance Grottle of Ohio, Ernestine Vance Kendrick of Michigan, Gail Vance Slone of Beaver, Germa Jo Vance Kinney of Michigan, Greta Vance Fife of Tennessee,, Burial was in the Vance Cemetery at Beaver.

VANCE, Sarah B.  Age 67, of Paintsville, formerly of McDowell, passed away Monday, January 10, 2005, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center, Paintsville. She was born May 27, 1937, in McDowell, the daughter of the late Ironton Vance and Della Jones Vance. Survivors include two sisters: Pauline Akers of Ecorse, Michigan, and Betty Hall of Rock Creek, Ohio. Funeral services for Sarah B. Vance will be conducted Thursday, January 13, at 11 a.m., at the Little Rosa Regular Baptist Church of New Salem Association, in McDowell, with Clergymen Red Alley and Shane Akers officiating. Burial will follow in the Evan Jones Cemetery, in McDowell, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is after 5 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

VANCE, Selphia Amburgey  Obit  (HFH Photo)

VANDER, Wende, (McPeek) Blanche Helen born Jan 10, 1921, in Garrett, KY, died Sept 25, 2004 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Survived by daughter Joan Erdman, and son in law John, three grandchildren and three great grand children. Newlife Cremation, Ormond Beach, Florida is in charge. Submitted by Mistyfog33@aol.com

VANDERPOOL, Rev. Abe   Age 95 of Prestonsburg, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 22, 2006, in the Riverveiw Healthcare Center, in Prestonsburg. He was born June 17, 1911, in Gunlock, the son of the late Charles B. and Sarah Shepherd Vanderpool. He was a retired coal miner, and a member of the Cow Creek Freewill Baptist Church. He had been a minister since 1944. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty L. Vanderpool. Survivors include: One Son, Isaac “Ike” Vanderpool of Anderson, Tennessee; six daughters, Ethel Scarberry of Martin, Effie Garrett of Prestonsburg, Sarah Jones of Englewood, Florida, Phyllis Keel of South Whitley, Indiana, Mary Stratton of Ivel, and Martha Kidd of Prestonsburg; one half-brother, Lonzo Shepherd of Prestonsburg; 32 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren, and 35 great-great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, and his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Abe Vanderpool Jr., and a daughter, Montana Howard. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 25, at 1:00 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Bethel Bolen officiating. Burial was in the Shepherd Cemetery at Gunlock, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home in Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Paul Scarberry, Zeke Vanderpool, Sam Vanderpool, Brian Keel, Sam Goodman, and Mark Vander-pool. (FCT'S 11-29-2006)

VANDERPOOL, DONALD Peary b. 04-18-1943 d. 10-30-1990 s/o Kindle & Para Lee Campbell Vanderpool

VANDERPOOL, Irene, b. 11-22-1944, F.C., d/o Earl and Lora Bailey Vanderpool, d. 3-11-1988, MI, bur Family Cem , Hueysville

VANDERPOOL, James (Jim), B: 1-26-1910  Hueysville, Ky., D: 1-26-1995 s/o John & Martha Patton Vanderpool, h/o Ollie Dyer  m: 4-22-1933 bro-sis: Ed, Jack, Buck, Julie, Gracie, Polly, Rosie & Laura

VANDERPOOL, Paul M. Age 70, of Garrett, d. , December 3, 1998, at his residence. He was bom August 7, 1928, at McDowell, s/o Wm. Vanderpool and Cordelia Sexton Vanderpool. He was, a member of the Stone Coal Old Regular Baptist Church ., h/o  Vivian Scott Vanderpool, he is survived by two sons, Dale Vanderpool , Kenny Vanderpool ; three brothers, Robert Vanderpool , Elliott Vanderpool , James Vanderpool ; two sisters, Olvie Reed , Rosie Hayes . In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and six sisters Burial was in the Ewing Scott Cemetery on Stone Coal Road at Garrett

VANDERPOOL, Rayce Lee  Age, 81, of Powell, Tennessee, died Monday, October 16, 2000, at his home. He was born December 17, 1918, in Floyd County, the son of the late John and Laura Hall Vanderpool. He retired in 1983 from Martin Marietta Energy Systems/ Y-12 where he was an electrician. He was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Army, attended First Baptist Church of Powell, was a 48-year member of Faith Masonic Lodge No. 756, member of the OES No. 390, the IBEW and a Kentucky Colonel. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Hill Vanderpool. Other survivors include one son, Royce D. Vanderpool of Pittsburgh; one daughter, Janice "Vandy" Shake of Olney, Illinois; two sisters, Mavis Kohler and Magia Carver and Shirley Emory, both of Oak Ridge; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Masonic services were conducted Wednesday, October 18, at 8 p.m., at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge, led by members of Faith Masonic Lodge No. 756. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, October 19, at 1:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with Rev. Philip Jones officiating and military honors were provided by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial services may be made to the American Heart Association, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909.  (FCT'S)

VANDERPOOL, Talmadge  Age, 76, former resident of Estill, died Tuesday, November 28, at Transylvania Memorial Hospital in Brevard, North Carolina. He has resided in North Carolina for seven years. He was retired from Flowers Bakery. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis C. Vanderpool. Other survivors include one son, Phillip Walker Vanderpool; one daughter, Judy V. Webb; one sister, Loreda Conley of Estill; three grandsons, two granddaughters, and one great-grandson. A memorial service will be conducted at Rocky Hill Baptist Church, Cedar Mountain, North Carolina, on Thursday, November 30, at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the family cemetery in Crockett’s Cove, Wytheville, Virginia, on Friday, December 1, at 1 p.m. (FCT'S)

VANHOOSE, James Morris  70,  d- Apr. 27 1993, b- Apr. 27,1923, s/o Manuel & Ora Bland Vanhoose

VANDERPOOL, Everett Douglas “Goldman”   Age 31, of Garrett, passed away, Saturday, August 16, 2003, in Eastern. He was born September 26, 1971, in Albion, Michigan, the son of Everett A. Vanderpool and Christine Hughes Vanderpool of Garrett. He was a member of the Rock Fork Regular Baptist Church. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one son, Taylor Andrew Rumler of Cold Water, Michigan; two brothers, Larry Vanderpool and Gary Vanderpool, both of Homer, Michigan; one sister, Sheila Damron of Williamsport, Tennessee; and special friends, Mike and Rhonda Slone. Funeral services for Everett Douglas “Goldman” Vanderpool were conducted Tueday, August 19, at 1 p.m., at the Stonecoal Regular Baptist Church, at Garrett, with Elder Raymond Lawson officiating. Burial followed in the Adkins Family Cemetery, at Hueysville, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers: Scotty Damron, Michael Damron, Wendell Damron, Michael Slone, Barnie Rings, Jeremy Bellamy, Scott Bellamy, Tim Lawson, Les Damron, Kente Barner, and Mike Howard. Honorary: Jacob Vanderpool and Josh Vanderpool.  (FCT'S)

VANDERPOOL, James "Jim"   Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

VANDERPOOL, Palestine Stumbo   Age 88, of Lexington, formerly of McDowell, wife of the late Ottis J. Vanderpool, passed away Friday, January 10, 2003, in the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. She was born September 2, 1914, in Minnie, the daughter of the late H.H. (Dump) Stumbo and Harriet Mosley Stumbo Cryder. She was a retired teacher for the Fayette County School Systems. Survivors include two nieces, Marcie Kimmins of Columbus, Ohio, and Janet Pack of Minnie; four nephews, Delano Stumbo of Kettering, Ohio, Hugh Stumbo of St. Tipton, Iowa, Bobbie Stumbo of Lexington, and Ivan Stumbo of McDowell. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Wentz Stumbo and Woodie Stumbo; three nephews, Mooris (Tommy) Stumbo, John Stumbo and Phillip Stumbo. Funeral services for Palestine Stumbo Vanderpool were conducted Sunday, January 12, at 1 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Clinton Moore officiating. Burial was in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, at McDowell, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Jason Pack, Josh Kimmine, Taylor Kimmine, Delano Stumbo, Ross Stumbo, Clarence Stumbo, Hugh Stumbo, Rodney Little, Ivan Stumbo, and Bion Stumbo.  (FCT'S)

VANDERPOOL, Phyllis Crockett  Age 80, of Cedar Mountain, North Carolina, formerly of Estill, widow of Talmadge Vanderpool, passed away, Saturday, August 23, 2003, at her residence in Cedar Mountain. She was born in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Phillip S. and Maude E. Crockett. Survivors include one daughter, Judith V. Webb of Etowah, North Carolina; one son, Phillip W. Vanderpool of Charleston, South Carolina; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted, Tuesday, August 26, at 2 p.m., at the Rocky Hill Baptist Church, Cedar Mountain, North Carolina, with the Rev. L. Alton Taylor officiating. Burial will be Wednesday, August 27, at 2 p.m., in the Crockett Family Cemetery, Wytheville, Virginia, with the Moody and Connelly Funeral Home, Bevard, North Carolina, in charge of arrangements. Local announcement, courtesy of Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

Vanhoose, Beverly Howell  Age, 53 of Thealka, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Monday, January 10, 2000, at her residence, as the result of a shooting. Born March 20, 1946, in Portland, Indiana, the daughter of the late Dallas James Howell and Ruth Evelyn Slusser Howell. Her husband. James Randall Vanhoose, also died as a result of this shooting. Survivors include two sons, Tom Timothy Clark of Prestonsburg and Chadd Wesley Vanhoose of Thealka; two brothers, Franklin Howell of St. Johns, Ohio and Herbert Howell of Portland, Indiana. Burial will be in the Vanhoose Family Cemetery, at Thealka, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

VANHOOSE, Bruce Thomas  Age 72, of Paintsville, husband of Wanda Lee Harmon Vanhoose, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2006, at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center, in Paintsville. He was born March 10, 1934, in Paintsville, the son of the late Arthur Vanhoose and Dixie Mae McKenzie Vanhoose. He was a retired prep plant foreman for Consol Coal Company and an U.S. Navy Veteran. Survivors include his wife, Wanda; two daughters, Alicia Kay Scott and Rita Carol Thornsberry, both of Garrett; three step-daughters, Lewana Jill Skeans of Madison, Wisconsin, Allison Elaine Tackett of Fountain Run, and Paula Leigh Skeans of Madison, Wisconsin; three step-sons, Wesley O'Dell Harmon of West Liberty, Adam Kristian Skeans of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two brothers, James A. Vanhoose of Paris, Billy Joe Vanhoose of Waverly, Ohio; a sister, Emma Ruth Mullins of Ashland; 20 grandchildren and step-grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death was his first wife, Janice Slone Vanhoose; a daughter, Mae Lynn Thornsberry; a step-son, Darrick Avery Harmon; three brothers, George Vanhoose, Marshall Vanhoose, Charlie B. Vanhoose, and two sisters, Anna Lee Vanhoose and Dorothy Adams. Funeral services for Bruce Thomas Vanhoose will be conducted Friday, August 25, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Freewill Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Vanhoose Cemetery, in Wayland, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S Aug 25, 2006)

VANHOOSE, James Randall  Age, 60, of Thealka, died Monday, January 10,, 2000, at his residence, as the result of a shooting. Born September 30, 1939, in Johnson County, he was the son of the late Earl Vanhoose and Ethel Taylor Vanhoose. He was a disabled coal miner. His wife, Beverly Howell Vanhoose, also died as a result of this shooting. Survivors include one son, Chadd Wesley Vanhoose of Thealka; and stepson, Tom Timothy Clark of Prestonsburg; two brothers, Harry Vanhoose and Virgil Vanhoose, both of Paintsville; four sisters, Christine Clark of Paintsville, Nellie Lyons of Marion, Ohio, Betty Jeffery of St. Albans, West Virginia, and Mary Marine Blankenship of Beckley, West Virginia. . Burial in the Vanhoose Family Cemetery at Thealka, under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

VANHOOSE, Reta Jo Mullins, 54  d-Mar.13,1993, b- Oct. 23, 1938  d/o Itley Ratliff Mullins & Troy Mullins, w/o James A. Vanhoose

VANHOOSE, Roy  Age, 95, of Paintsville, died Monday, February 12, 2001, at his residence. Born on October 16, 1905, in Johnson County, he was the son of the late Noah Vanhoose and Martha Blair Vanhoose. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Jo Blackburn of Pikeville, Patsy Miller of Paintsville; two sisters, Josephine Howe of Landrum, South Carolina, Mary Hope Walker of Louisville; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 16, 1 p.m., at the Phelps and Son Funeral Home, Hager Hill, with Dr. Charles Milam officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville. (FCT'S)

VANOVER, Lisa Ann  Age 25, of Printer, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born October 25, 1977, in McDowell, the daughter of Michael Blackburn of Beattyville, and Levita Delores Walters of Drift. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her step-father, Chillis Meade; one daughter, Sarah Kelsey Jade Vanover of Drift; one brother, Robert D. Walters of Lexington; and three sisters, Jamie Meade of Hueysville, Leslie Meade of Drift, and Miranda Blackburn. Funeral services for Lisa Ann Vanover will be conducted Wednesday, November 27, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, with Ted Shannon officiating. Burial will follow in the Drift Cemetery, at Drift, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

VANOVER, Roscoe   Age, 83, of Wheelwright, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. Born July 2, 1920, in Hyden, he was the son of the late William and Emily Wooten Vanover II. He was a retired electrician for the railroad, a member of the IBE&W, a member of the Masonic fraternity, UMWA 5899 at Wheelwright, the First Baptist Church in Florida, a World War II veteran, and a member of the DAV. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Walker Vanover. In addition to his wife, survivors include: two sons: Roscoe Vanover Jr., of Dallas, Texas, and Ricky Vanover of Atlanta, Georgia; two step-sons: Keith Taylor of Wheelwright, and Michael Taylor of Albion, Michigan; one brother, Bill Vanover of Sloan’s Valley; two sisters: Lillian Vanover Delph of Richmond, and Ruth Pennington of London; four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Roger Vanover; four brothers: Clayton, Ep, Dan, and Manual Vanover, two sisters: Nola Vanover, and Florence Lewis. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 12, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, at Martin, with Rev. Louis Ferrari officiating. Burial was in the Little Cemetery, at Price, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home, where Masonic services were conducted, Friday evening, by the Wheelwright Masonic Lodge.  (FCT'S)

VANOVER, Sarah Estep   Age 87 of Prestonsburg, Ky. widow of Clark H. Vanover, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2008 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. She was born October 29, 1920 In Letcher Co., Kentucky the daughter of the late George and Josephine Meade Estep. She was a homemaker and member of the Left Beaver Regular Baptist Church. She is survived by, Three Sons, Clark Howard (Kay) Vanover of Dutton, Alabama, Jack (Janet) Vanover of Martin, Ky., Teddy Vanover of Prestonsburg, Ky. and Larry Vanover of Drift, Ky. Eight Daughters, Lutie (Mike) Kocik of Lady Lake, Florida, Bertha Griffith of Prestonsburg, Ky., Wanda (Don) Winters, Chelias, Wa., Barbara (Bob) Giuliani of Brooklyn, Michigan, Gayle Vanover of Prestonsburg, Ky., Louise Williams of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Mary (Joe) Gearheart of Prestonsburg, Ky. and Deborah Rice of Prestonsburg, Ky. 26 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: Her husband, Clark H. Vanover, One Son, George Vanover, Brothers, John Eddie, Frank, Wilburn, Elijah, George, Jody and William Estep, Sisters, Elizabeth Stone, Lutie Estep and Maggie Hall and 3 Grandchildren. Funeral Services for Sarah Estep Vanover will be conducted, Friday, February 22, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. Hall Funeral Home with John P. Church officiating. Burial in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, Ky. Under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin, Kentucky.  (HFH)

VAUGHN, Amos  Age, 79, of Dwale, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2003, at the Highland Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. He was born August 21, 1923, at Dwale, the son of the late Edward and Susan Campbell Vaughn. His occupation was that of a mason and carpenter. He was a member of the Church of Christ at Arkansas Creek, Martin. He is survived by his wife, Pauline (Bradley) Vaughn. Other survivors include two sons, Walter Vaughn of Dwale, and Steven Vaughn of Allen; seven daughters, Doreka Vaughn, and Luci Lafferty, both of Dwale, Dedra Vaughn, Carolyn Goble, and Jerry Cornette, all of Prestonsburg, Regina Mullins of Sidney, and Janelle Carver of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; 13 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 19, at 1 p.m., at the Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsburg, with Rev. Jack Howard officiating. Burial will be at the Dwale Community Cemetery. All arrangements are under direction of Burke Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. Active pallbearers are Tom Mullins, Rod Lafferty, Matt Hall, James Clay, Ershel Ray Vaughan, and James Taylor.  (FCT'S)

VAUGHAN, Frank Sr.  Age, 84, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Tuesday, February 19, 2002, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born on May 6, 1917, in Prestonsburg, Ky., he was the son of the late Harry Wesley Vaughan and Fannie Perry Vaughan. He was a former coal miner at Princess Elkhorn Coal Co., David, Ky., a member of the First Church of God, Prestonsburg, Ky., and a member of UMWA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jones Vaughan, on March 20, 1999. Survivors include one daughter, Grace Evelyn (Bruce) Hackworth of Prestonsburg, Ky.; one son, Frank (Leva Kaye) Vaughan Jr., of Prestonsburg, Ky.; one sister, Alberta Baldridge of Prestonsburg, Ky.; seven grandchildren, Chuck Hackworth, David Hackworth, Tony Hackworth, Kevin Vaughan, Grace C. Goodman, Tamara Vaughan and Jennifer Kruzel; and six great-grandchildren. Graveside funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 21, at Richmond Memorial Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky., with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Interment was in Richmond Memorial Cemetery, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg, Ky. (FCT'S)

VAUGHN, Lucrecy Bays  Obit  Submitted by         From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

VAUGHN, Martha Jones Age 78, of Prestonsburg, passed away March 20, 1999, at H.R.M.C. . Mrs. Vaughn was born at Ligon, Ky., Oct. 25, 1920, to the late Belle Reynolds and Sylvester Jones,   w/o Frank Vaughn Sr.(60 yrs married),  one son, Frank Vaughn Jr., a daughter, Grace Evelyn Hackworth, all of Prestonsburg. She also leaves four grandsons, Kevin Vaughn, of Lexington, Ky., Charles, David, and Tony Hackworth, of Prestonsburg; three grand daughters, Grace C. Goodman, Tamera Vaughn Little of Prestonsburg, and Jennifer K. Kruzel of Goshen, Indiana. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. Also to mourn her passing is her son-in-.law, Bruce Hackworth, and daughter-in-law, Leva K. Vaughn. Graveside services were held Monday, March 22, at 11:00a.m., at Richmond Cemetery.

VAUGHAN, Martin Luther (Luke) Age 72, a former Floyd County resident, died July 15, 1999 at his home in Hemando Beach, Florida. He was a 1945 graduate of Prestonsburg High School and a 1951 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Born March 26, 1927,s/o  Orbie Vaughan of Prestonsburg, and the late Dove Vaughan. h/o Patricia Trivette Vaughan of Hernando Beach, Florida; his son, Kirby Vaughn of Purcellville, Virginia; his daughter, Tricia Watts of Sarasota, Florida; his brothers, John Vaughan of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dr. Ronald Vaughan of South Salem, Ohio, and Joe L. Vaughan of Lexington; and two grandsons. Burial services will be at Palms Memorial Park in Sarasota

VAUGHN, Nell Harris Age 89, of Cape Coral, Florida, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, October 21, at Cape Coral Hospital. She was born February 6, 1910 in Prestonsburg to the late George & Nola Gose Harris. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Jefferson (Jeff) Vaughan, who died February 7, 1990. She was a charter member of the Tom Moore Freewill Baptist Church in Prestonsburg and a member of the Eastern Star. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Nell Bingham of Cape Coral, Florida; one brother, D. K. Harris of Warsaw, Indiana;  Burial in the Vaughan Family Cemetery in Prestonsburg.

VAUGHAN, Orbie Prater  Age, 94, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, July 30, 2001, at Riverview Health Care Center. Born at Risner, Ky., (Floyd County), she was the daughter of the late Columbus (Lum) Prater and Caroline Johnson Prater. She was a member of the Community United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg, and a life member of Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 31, Prestonsburg. She was also a member of the Independent Christian Women’s Fellowship and was named Mother of the Year in 1988. She was preceded in death by her husband, David (Dove) J. Vaughan, January 25, 1984. Survivors include three sons, John E. Vaughan of 5707 Laurel Ridge Rd., Chattanooga, Tn., Dr. Ronald E. Vaughan of 4221 Broadway St., South Salem, Oh., Joe L. Vaughan of 425 Severn Way, Lexington, Ky.; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Martin L. Vaughan, and one brother, Taylor Prater. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 1, 2001, at 1 p.m., at the Community United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg, with Rev. Steven Pescosolido officiating. Burial will be in the Mayo Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

VAUGHN, Peggy Jo Allen Age 79, of Langley, Ky., wife of the late Maurice Lee Vaughn, passed away, Thursday, March 23, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness. She was born December 1, 1920, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of the late Dr. J.H. and Bertha May Allen. Mrs. Vaughn was a retired teacher at Maytown High School and Daniel Arthur Rehabilitation Center in Oak Ridge, Tn., and member of the Kern Methodist Church, Oak Ridge, Tn., and Maytown United Methodist Church, Maytown, Ky. Mrs. Vaughn is survived by two sons, Robert Joseph Vaughn of Knoxville, Tn., and Richard Eugene Vaughn of Clinton, Tn.; one daughter, Margaret Ann Vaughn of Auxier, Ky.; one sister, Harriet Allen of Langley, Ky.; five granddaughters, Kelli and Kari Vaughn of Knoxville, Tn., Megan, Brittany and Katie Vaughn of Clinton, Tn.; three great-grandchildren; two special nieces, Teddie and Elizabeth Allen; and special friend, Don Marshall. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2000, at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Jamie Williams officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Fund, P .O. Box 566, Knoxville, Tn. 37901.

VAUGHT, Blanch Morgan  Blanch M. Vaught died Sunday, August 26, 2001. A native of Prestonsburg, Ky., she had been a longtime Peninsula resident. She was a daughter of the late Bill and Eunice Morgan of Abbott. Survivors include two daughters, Dale Boettner of Newport News, and Bonita Tovey and her husband, Paul, of Suffolk; her son, Rick Dotson and his wife, Linda, of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Vivian Childers of North Carolina; three brothers, Ross Morgan of Ohio, John Morgan of Kansas and Jim Morgan of Ky.; and six grandchildren, Melissa Boettner, Eric, David, and Joseph Dotson, and Allison and Amanda Tovey. Visitation was Wednesday, August 29, at Peninsula Funeral Home. A graveside service was conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 30, in Peninsula Memorial Park. (FCT'S)

VERLEY, Jane Carol Ford  Age, 66, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, August 28, 2005, at her residence. Born August 19, 1939, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late John Bud "J.B." Ford and Anna Marsillett Ford. She was a former receptionist for Dr. Keith Leslie, DMD, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, in Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth E. Verley of Prestonsburg. Other survivors include one son, Scot E. Verley of Prestonsburg; granddaughters, Ashley Lee Milburn and Trisha Crammer; and a great-grandaughter, Kaylee Layne. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Lee Dotson. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, August 31, at 12:30 pm., at the Porter Cemetery, in Prestonsburg. Rev. Scott West will officiate. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers for the graveside services of Jane Carol Ford Verley: David D. Allen, Robert R. Allen, Glenn M. Copley, Burl W. Spurlock, William L. James, Thomas J. Tackett, Keith Leslie, Charles Arnett, Jerry L. Hall, and Monte D. Rice. The family requests that contributions, be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg 1430 North Lake Drive Prestondburg, Ky 41653.  (FCT'S)

VINCENT, Goldie B.  Age, 95, of Wayland, died Thursday, December 21, 2000, at Our Lady Of the Way Hospital in Martin. Born November 13, 1905, at Collista in Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Levi and Jane Conley Blair. She was a member of Steeles Creek Old Regular Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. “Jack” Vincent. Survivors include one son, Billy J. Vincent of Lexington; two daughters, Mary E. Stewart of Wayland, and Anna Mae Welch of Elyria, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Services were Sunday, December 24, at the Steeles Creek Regular Baptist Church, with ministers Jimmy Hall, Clifford Williams and Homer Howell officiating. Burial followed in the Martin Cemetery in Wayland, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Pallbearers were Sam Bentley, Dean Hall, David Bradley, Adam Bradley, Shawn Hamilton and Rondal Stewart. (FCT'S)

VIRES, Quinton S. Age, 67, of Columbia City, Indiana, died Saturday, May 21, 2005, at his residence. Born November 22, 1937, in Jackson, he was the son of George and Stella (Burton) Vires. He lived most of his life in Warsaw and Pierceton, in the lake areas of Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Nawasa Shepherd Vires. They were married on July 7, 1962, in West Liberty. He was a truck driver for Woody Everly and Son Trucking Company, and was a member of the National Rifle Association. Survivors, other than his wife, include his step-children: Debra Jane Matthews of Columbia, South Carolina, Pamela Sue Hotte of North Charleston, South Carolina, and Claude LeRoy Wood of Sydney, Indiana; one brother, Daniel Vires of Warsaw, Indiana; five sisters: Lorena Graham of Eaton, Ohio, Altonia Conley of Columbia City, Indiana, Norma Jean Sleeth of Claypool, indiana, Stella Jo Hyden of Prestonsburg, and Creola Conley of Plymouth, Indiana; and 10 step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Georgia Babcock and Marie Vires; and one step-son, Mark Kelley Wood. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 27, at 1 p.m., at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana, with Pastor Rick Pride officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana. Visitation will be Thursday, May 26, from 2 to 4, and 6 to 8, at the funeral chapel. Memorials may be made to Riley's Children's Hospital.  (FCT'S)

  
 


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