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ACKERMAN, William “Bill” Edward  III   Age, 62, of Richmond, lost his 10-year battle with cancer on Friday, March 23, 2007. The disease finally destroyed his body, but never his spirit and zeal for life.  Bill is survived by Dianna, his wife of 34 years; two sons: William “Billy” Edward (Erin Jones) Ackerman IV, and Terry David (Sarah Talbot) Ackerman; two beautiful granddaughters: Hannah Joy and Sophie Grace; his mom, Virginia Potts Ackerman; a sister, Susan (Clifford) King; his aunt and uncle, Bob and Louise Gray; a special brother-in-law, Delbert Ousley; a loving mother-in-law, Edith Ousley; seven nieces and one nephew; countless young ladies, whom he called daughters; and many other great-nieces, nephews, friends, and family. He was preceded in death by his father, William Edward Ackerman Jr., and his father-in-law, Jimmie Ousley. Bill was born December 14, 1944, in Louisville. He was among the first graduating class of Fairdale High School, he graduated from the University of Louisville, and was employed by the F.D.I.C. for 15 years, and several area banks for 15 more years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, and served as deacon, and held several other volunteer and leadership positions. He was also an avid golfer, card player, and lover of God’s people. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 26, at the First Baptist Church, with Rev. Bill Fort, Curtis Warf and Dan Bruce officiating.  Pallbearers were: Scott Althauser, Larry Bailey, Roland Barnett, David Bohannon, Ron Boyd, Tom Bratcher, Oliver Cosby, Bobby Gray, Bill McCoy, Joe Miller, and Duane Parsons. Honorary pallbearers were deacons of the First Baptist Church, and members of the co-ed 6 Sunday School Class. Visitation was from 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, March 25, at the First Baptist Church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 425 Eastern By-Pass, Richmond, Ky. 40475, or to Home Meals Delivery, 325 University Dr., Richmond, Ky. 40475. To express condolences, visit our website at www.orpfh.com. (FCT'S 03-28-2007)
ACOSTA, Ethel    Obit   New Salem Association Minutes 1995

ADAMS, Aaron Age, 70, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, June 13, 2005, at St. Mary's Hospital, in Huntington, West Virginia. Born July 11, 1934, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Hargus and Carrie Whitaker Adams. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Versie Mullins Adams. Other survivors include a son, Zyndall Adams (Denise); three daughters: Ethel Jean Adams (Henry), Tammy Adams Marsillett, and Freda Kay Watkins (Jimmy), all of Prestonsburg; two brothers: Merel Adams (Shirley) of Burkett, Indiana, and Ellis Adams of Albion, Indiana; four sisters: Helen Reynolds (Bill) of Plymouth, Indiana, Mary Beatrice Watkins (Bill), Opal Arnett (Henry Jr.), and Oma Jean Hall (Tom), all of Silver Lake, Indiana; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: William Joe Adams, Cecil Adams, Henry Adams, and James Adams; and one sister, Marie Adams. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 16, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Malcolm Slone and Jimmy Price officiating. Burial will be in the Mullins Cemetery, in Blue River, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ADAMS, Ada Owens  Age, 95,  d-May 15, 1998,  b-Dec. 16, 1902, d/o James & Lutie Slone Owens, w/o George B. Adams

ADAMS, Aileen Hall     Age 81, of McDowell, entered enternal life on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at the Appalachian Regional Hospital, Hazard.  She was born in Minnie on August 4, 1925 a daughter of the Late Lizzie Turner Hall and Ed Hall.  She was a long time employee of McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital and was baptized into the Old Beaver Regular Baptist Church on April 15, 1989.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Sammy D. Adams, three sisters, Imogene Hall Cole, Beatrice Turner and Euka Turner Hicks; and one brother, Linville "Bub" Turner.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Tom Adams, of McDowell, three sons, Ronnie D. (Tootsie) Adams, Valrico, Florida, Tommy N. (Marrietta) Adams, of Drift, Gregory D. (Judy) Adams of Prestonsburg, one daughter, Donna G. (Jim) Enderly of Willard, Ohio; one daughter-in-law, Diana Adams of McDowell, one sister, Jacqueline Hall of Drift, one brother William C. "Buster" Turner of Minnie, 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, numerous other family members and friends.  Funeral services for Aillen Hall Adams will be conducted Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at 11:00 a.m., at the Old Beaver Regular Baptist Church, Minnie, Kentucky. Burial will follow in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is after 2:00 p.m., Monday at the Church.  (HFH)

ADAMS, Arnold Age 51, of Prestonsburg, died  August 18, 1997, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital,  Bom March 22, 1946 at Hi Hat, s/o Floyd Jr. and Vealie Caudill Adams.w/o, Ruby Mullins Adams; four sons, Jimmy Darrell Adams of Grethel, and Mark Adams, Arnold Lee Adams and Louis Adams, all of Prestonsburg; one daughter, Louise Watldns of Prestonsburg; one sisters, Nancy Floyd of Mt, Sterling. Burial will be in the Mullins Cemetery at Weeksbury

ADAMS, A. Vincent    B: 9-30-1911  Blackey, Letcher Co., D: 9-10-1977   Dingus Cemetery. Martin, Ky. s/o John and Ella Back Adams, h/o Christine Symon  M: 6-16-1933 children: Kelly Vincent, Mary Ellen, Mary Elizabeth, Jonnie Francis and, Georgie Ann 2 foster children: Johnny Lee and David Harold Symon bro-sis: Bramle and Inez

ADAMS, Bernard O.  b. 10-19-1915 Pike Co. d. 10-28-1990 s/o Champlain Adams & Mary Adams Thompson, bur: Davidson Mem Gardens

ADAMS, Bob     Obituary, Pike County News, Thursday, 24 January 1963, section 1, page 2.
Funeral services for Bob Adams, 79, of Island Creek near Pikeville, were held at 10 a.m. yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lee Ray, of Island Creek. The Rev. Whipple Reynolds, Rev. Milford Adams, Rev. Noah Kiser, Rev. Grover Adkins and others officiated. Burial was in the Mim Sword Cemetery on Island Creek under direction of the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home. Adams, a retired farmer, died Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ray, after a long illness. He was born in Floyd County. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Adams; a son, Frank Adams, of Route 3, Pikeville; three daughters, Mrs. Docie Howell, Mrs. Julia Ray and Mrs. Della Swinney, all of Route 3, Pikeville; three half-brothers, Tan Howell, Boyd Howell and Lacy Howell, all of Martin County; two half-sisters, Virgie Howell and Betty Howell, both of Martin County; 42 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. 

 

ADAMS, David b: 10-14-1862 Stonega, VA d: 6-4-1940, M: (1) Susie Wells abt. 1880 d: 1889,   (2) Matilda Gibson abt. 1891 d: 1925 (3) Hannah Moore in 1927, had 21 children

ADAMS, Estill   Age 59, of Wooster, Ohio, formerly of Grethel, passed away Monday, June 30, 2003, at the Castle Nursing Home, in Millersburg, Ohio. Born July 15, 1943, at Teaberry, he was the son of the late Milford Adams and Lucy Cross Adams, and the step-son of the late Lizzie Adams. He was a former coal miner and a member of the Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include: two brothers, Milford Adams Jr., of Wooster, Ohio, and Walker Adams, of Lorain, Ohio; and, one sister, Ella White, of Jackson, Ohio. In addition to his parents and step-mother, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy Adams and Walter Adams, and one sister, Rosie White. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 3, at 11:00 a.m., at the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, at Grethel. Regular Baptist ministers will officiate. Burial will follow in the Andy Hamilton Cemetery, at Teaberry, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is after 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.   (FCT'S)

ADAMS, Fannie   Age, 87, of Wheelwright, passed away Wednesday, November 27, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She was born January 4, 1915, at Fords Branch, the daughter of the late Reff and Mary Lockhart Castle. Fannie was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Lou Pennington of Romulus, Michigan, Ethel Curry of Melvin, and Joyce Burke of Wheelwright; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Adams Jr.; one son, Bobby Adams; five brothers and six sisters. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 1, at 1 p.m., at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church with Orville Burke, John Burke and Eddie Harley officiating. Burial will follow in the Buckingham Cemetery, under the direction of Hall & Jones Funeral Home, Virgie. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)

ADAMS, Garland W.  82 b-Mar.06 1916 at Myrtle      d-Aug.15 1998   s/o  William Cleveland & Angie Johnson Adams h/o-Alice Neely Adams Bur: Kirkersville Cemetery. Kirkville, Ohio

ADAMS, Lizzie (Adams) obituary, Pike County News, Pikeville, Kentucky, Thursday, 14 September 1967, section 1, page 7.
Funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie Adams, 84, of Island Creek near Pikeville, were held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Regular Baptist Church at Island Creek. The Rev. Whipple Reynolds, Rev. Milford Adams and others officiated. Burial followed in the Sword Cemetery on Island Creek under direction of the J.W. Call & Son Funeral Home. She died at 4:15 a.m. Saturday at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Unit One, after a long illness. Born in Magoffin County, she was a daughter of Ed Adams and Martha Jackson Adams. She was the widow of Bob Adams. She was a member of the Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Frank Adams, of Route Three, Pikeville; three daughters, Mrs. Della Swiney, Mrs. Julia Ray and Mrs. Docie Howell, all of Route Three, Pikeville; a brother, John Adams, of Ashland; a sister, Mrs. Dove Sillman, of Huntington, W. Va.; 42 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

ADAMS, Malissa  b: 12-26-1860  d: 1937?, w/o Jesse Adams m: 1879 children: William, Samuel, Woodroe, John, Mollie, Carl, Bettie, Ida, Hattie & 1 died in infancy

ADAMS, Mary Manuel   Age 76, of Brainard, Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, January 21, 2003, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Born April 24, 1926, at Brainard, she was the daughter of the late Mander and Altonia Bays Manuel. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Adams. Survivors include a son, James Ellis Adams of Prestonsburg; a daughter, Sharon Kay Holbrook of Prestonsburg; one brother, Sam Manuel of Prestonsburg; two sisters, Molly Holland of Salyersville, and Lucy Prater of Claypool, Indiana; and two grandchildren, Sherry Lynn Holbrook and Mary Annis Adams. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Ed Manuel, Ford Manuel, and Brice Manuel; a sister, Audrey Adams; and a granddaughter, Lesha Ann Holbrook. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 24, at 1 p.m., at the Chestnut Grove United Baptist Church in Prestonsburg, with Ruben Lycans and others officiating. Burial will be in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery at Brainard, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at her residence, in Prestonsburg.  (FCT'S)

ADAMS, Mary Shepherd  Age, 96, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Born February 7, 1907, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late John and Melvina Marsillette Shepherd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Free United Baptist Church in Prestonsburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Georgie Adams. Survivors include a son, Curtis Ousley of Claypool, Indiana; two daughters, Ada Lou Hall of Emma and Kathlene Robinson of Ashland; one sister, Delila Stephens of Watergap; 20 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 39 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Estill Ousley; three brothers, Willie Shepherd, Henry Shepherd and Andy Shepherd; and four sisters, Laura Bradley, Donna Goodman, Ida Shepherd and Alice Ousley. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 23, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Jim Smith and Buddy Ousley officiating. Burial was in the Goble-Ousley Cemetery, at the Left Fork of Bull Creek in Prestonsburg. Visitation was at the funeral home. Active pallbearers: Estill Gene Robinson, Tony Eugene Hall, Johnny Hall, Roy Ousley, Jimmy Goble, Avery Goble, John Paul (Bear) Combs, Johnny Combs, Michael Ousley, Chuck Reynolds and Marvin Russell.  (FCT'S)
 

ADAMS, May Oma  84 b-Feb.26 1914-Beaver,Ky d-Nov.07 1998-Southern Oh Med. Center, Portsmouth, Oh  d/o  George Elliot & Ida Elliott w/o-John B. Adams (deceased)   Bur: Davidson Mem. Gardens, Ivel, Floyd Co. Ky.  Son: Harold Adams  Dau: Betty Jean Warrens

ADAMS, Megan LeAnn, newborn, d/o James Keith and Kimberly Renee Baldridge Adams, b&d. March 17, 1999, HRMC, Prestonsburg, Ky bur: Bob Prater Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky

ADAMS, Monroe Brooks ,  Age 84, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, March 7, 1998, at UK Medical Center in Lexington. Born May 20, 1913 at Coley, he was the son of the late Malcomb and Lula Sparks Adams. He was a former equipment operator for Floyd County. He was a member of the Chestnut Grove United Baptist Church, where he was also a deacon. He was a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Prater Adams; one daughter, Charlene Baldridge of Prestonsburg; five sons, Larry Adams of David, Danny Adams, Donnie Adams, Paul Adams and Terry Adams, all of Prestonsburg; one sister, Pearl Prater of Warsaw, Indiana; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. .,  Burial was in the Bob Prater Cemetery at Brainard.

ADAMS, Otto  Age, 74, of Monitor, Washington, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at his home following an extended illness. He was born December 5, 1926, the son of Daniel and Cynthia Manuel Adams at Prestonsburg. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Islands, and Korea, he was a member of the American Legion Post 10 and a member of the VFW Post 902. He was past commander of the American Legion and VFW. He was Chef de Gare of the Forty & Eight Voiture Locale No. 90, and board member of the Apple Valley T.V. Association, a volunteer for the V.A. medical bus, and an American Legion field service volunteer. He owned an orchard in Monitor. He is survived by his wife, Vina Shepherd Adams. Other survivors include one son, Dan Adams of Monitor; one daughter, Joanne Palmer of East Wenatchee; one sister, Alma Rice of Walkerton, Indiana; and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 29, 10 a.m., at Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, at Monitor, with chaplain Jim Uecker officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Forty & Eight nurses scholarship fund. Newsome pallbearers listed Serving as pallbearers for the funeral of Anneth Newsome were Roger Mullins, Kevin Grigsby, Robert Grigsby, Bonnie Grigsby, Evan Nelson and Neal May. Honorary pallbearers were Dennie Howell, Monroe Newsome, Bill Johnson, and George Ed Estep. (FCT'S)
 
ADAMS, Polly b: 10-18-1839  d: 8-1-1911

ADAMS, Roy L., b. July 4, 1945, Grethel, F.C., s/o Elder Milford and Lucy Adams, d. Dec 10, 1988, F.C., car accident, Vietnam Vet., h/o Louverlla Bryant Adams, bur: Family Cemetery at Teaberry

ADAMS, Sammy D.: July 27, 1950, June 21, 1997, Wife Diana Kaye Mullins Adams, Son Bryan David Adams, Daughters Angels Diana Mullins, Alicia Nalle, Brothers Ronnie D Adams, Tommy Neil Adams, Gregory D. Adams, Sister Donna Gaye Adams Enderby, Father Tom Adams, Mother Aileen Hall Adams. Killed on the Mountain Parkway, He Was Standing by The Road Trying to Assist a Police Officer, to Stop a Car Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, the Car Turned out to Be a Drunk Driver and Ran over Sammy.

ADAMS, Shelly  Obit  Submitted by HanlonTX@aol.com        From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ADAMS, Thelma Allen  Age, 66, of Ivel, died Saturday, January 28, 2006, at the Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman. Born December 4, 1939, in Ivel, she was the daughter of the late Marrs and Ella Lewis Spradlin. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mac Henry Allen. Survivors include two sons: Henry Allen (wife, Shayla) of Jacksonville, Florida; Charlie Allen (wife, Carrie) of Salyersville; one daughter, Carol Harper (husband, Steve) of Jacksonville, Florida. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Gladys Hancock and her twin sister. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 30, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Bill Marsillett officiating. Burial was in the Allen Family Cemetery, Middle Creek, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)
 
ADAMS, Troy Lee  78 b-Jul.04 1920-Wise Va. d-Oct.23 1998-Whitesburg,Ky.  s/o  George Adams & Polly Adams h/o-Daisy Ray Adams Bur: Haven Rest Cemetery. MayKing, Ky.

ADAMS, Versie (Mullins)   Age 74, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, July 23, 2006, at King's Daughters Medical Center, in Ashland. Born February 14, 1932, in Magoffin County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Darkie Prater Mullins. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Adams. Survivors include: a son, Zyndall Adams (Denise) of Prestonsburg; three daughters: Ethel Jean McKenzie (Henry), Tammy Adams Marsillett, and Freda Kay Watkins (Jimmy), all of Prestonsburg; a brother, Agen Mullins of Prestonsburg; three sisters: America Miller of Indiana, and Thelma Baur and Alphie Roseniski, both of Michigan; 11 grandchildren: Henry, Clarence, Christopher, Jordan, Nicholas, Kellan, Misty, Aimee, Jennifer, Stephanie, and Bethany; and five great-grandchildren: Logan, McKeal, Gensis, Sierra, and Alexia.  In addition to her parents; and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers: Jasper Mullins, Ernie Mullins, Kernie Mullins, Clarence Mullins, and Lacy Mullins; and a sister: Christine Miller. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 26, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin. with Jimmy Price officiating. Burial will be in the Mullins Cemetery at Blue River, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ADAMS, Vina b: 8-7-1878  d: 1-29-1940 d/o Sis Hall  w/o Buddy Adams

ADAMS, William Woodrow  Age, 87, of East Point, Ky., passed away Sunday, August 12, 2001, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky., after a brief illness. A Floyd County native, he was the son of the late W.C. (Bill) and Angie Johnson Adams. He was a graduate of Pikeville College with a degree in teaching. He retired from Marvin Music Gulf Distributor Inc. He was a US Army veteran of World War II, a member of Zebulon Lodge No. 273, F&AM, Prestonsburg, and a member of the United Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Billie Imogene Adams. He is survived by two daughters, Gloria Jeanne (William) Prater of Rineyville, Ky., and Janet Carrol (Leo) Tackett of East Point, Ky.; one sister, Mary Jane Hawk of Lima, Ohio; two granddaughters, Lana Renee Mitchell of Rineyville, Ky., and Tamatha Kay (Jeff) Ratliff of East Point, Ky.; three great-grandchildren, Shae Emerson Mitchell, William Alexander Mitchell, and Matthew Charles Mitchell, all of Rineyville, Ky. Funeral services will be conducted today (Wednesday), at 1:00 p.m. at the Burke Funeral Home (formerly Floyd Funeral Home), Water Gap Road, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, with Brother Hershel (Jimmy) Hall officiating. Burial will be in the Baldridge Cemetery at East Point, Ky. Arrangements are under the direction of Burke Funeral Home (formerly Floyd Funeral Home), Water Gap Road, Prestonsburg Ky. (FCT'S)

ADDIS, Versa    Age, 82, of McDowell, died Saturday, March 24, 2007, at her residence. Born August 25, 1924, in Dema, she was the daughter of the late Miles and Ollie Slone Jones. She was a member of the Praise Assembly Church in Prestonsburg, and was retired from the dietary department at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, James (Buster) Addis. Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Larry and Rolanda Addis of McDowell; a daughter, Vonda Kendrick of McDowell; two brothers: Herbert Jones and Curt Jones, both of Michigan; two sisters: Luna Combs of Prestonsburg, and Verna Hall of Michigan; four grandchildren: Brian Addis, Anthony Dale Kendrick, Dustin Addis, and Tera Addis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother and six sisters: Claude Jones, Dina Nickles, Lena Allen, Lona Jones, Lina Stumbo, and Verda Shiflitt, and Allie Jones. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 27, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Bethel Bolen and J. M. Sloce officiating. Burial was in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, in McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home, where a service was held Monday night at 7 p.m..  (FCT'S 03-28-2007)

ADKINS, Alice b: 2-1-1873  d:3-17-1939 d/o Joe & Sallie Prater  w/o George Adkins  had 12 children

ADKINS, Andrew "Curt", b. Feb 24, 1924, Pike Co KY, s/o John G. and Kate Allen Adkins, d. Oct 27, 1988, Weeksbury, F.C., h/o Alleane Haley Adkins, WWII Vet, bur: Ratliff Cemetery, Shelbiana , Pike Co, Ky

ADKINS, Anna Elizabeth b: 8-2-1866  d: 4-7-1949  d/o Crocket & Mary Thacker Coleman  w/o L. G. Adkins m: 1887  children: 5 boys & 5 girls

ADKINS, Arminia "Hall" B: 5 April 1903, in Floyd County; D: 12 November 1978. Parents: Sylvester & Nerva Francis Hall. Married: John Adkins who preceded her in death 1952. Children: Ballard, Lucille Hartsock, Joe Lee & Billy Gene of Pikeville, KY; R.J. of Allen Park, Michigan. Stepsons: Henry of Harold, KY; & Cecil of Lincoln Park, Michigan. Sister: Lillie Luster of Sycamore, Ohio. 16 grandchildren. Written by her daughter Lucille Adkins Hartsock.

ADKINS, Arnold (Ed) Edward   Age, 70, of Betsy Layne, died Sunday, April 16, 2006, at his residence. Born August 7, 1935, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Lewis Adkins. He was a disabled coal miner. Survivors include two brothers: Earnest Adkins of Betsy Layne, and Joe Adkins of Clyde, Ohio; five sisters: Barbara Sword of Banner, Nancy Justice of Betsy Layne, Georgia Graham of Clyde, Ohio, Berdale Lawson of Missouri, and Tomy Proffitt of Maryland; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and special great-nieces: Burgandee Justice and Nikki Keathley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Bill Adkins, and Woodrow Adkins; and 10 half-brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 19, at noon, at the Boldman Freewill Baptist Church, in Harold, with Sonny Boyd officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Byrd, b. 1-9-1911, d/o Saint and Hester Collins Kidd, d. 4-11-1988, bur: Davidson Memorial Gardens w/o Carl Adkins

ADKINS, Carney Junior  Age, 78, of Pikeville, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Born on June 20, 1922, in Pike County, he was the son of the late Mary Meade and Bob Adkins. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the Cowpen Freewill Baptist Church, and a disabled American veteran of World War II. Other survivors include five sons, Terry Adkins and Clancy Adkins, both of Pikeville, Donnie Adkins of Raccoon, Ronnie Adkins of Hurricane Creek, Dennis Adkins of St. Louis, Missouri; three daughters, Beulah Branham of Dry Fork of Shelby, Judy Slone of Betsy Layne, Mary Ellen Smith of Johnson City, Tennessee; two brothers, Luther Adkins of Hurricane Creek, Everett Adkins of Toler Creek; three sisters, Ruby Tulip of Los Angeles, California, Opal Boyd of Pikeville, and Gracie Wilburn of Betsy Layne, 14 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Sunday, March 11, at 11 a.m., at the Cowpen Freewill Baptist Church, with Wendell Robert Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Adkins Cemetery, on Hurricane Road, Pikeville, with DAV rites by Johns Creek Chapter 166. Active pallbearers will be Anthony Slone, Mike Slone, Donnie Lee Adkins, Josh Adkins, Steven Adkins, Timmy Adkins, and Terry Adkins Jr. (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Carl  Age 91,  Prestonsburg, died Friday, May 7, 1999, at HRMC, Prestonsburg,  Born November 16, 1907, in Floyd County, s/o  Bud and Cora Spears Adkins. h/o Byrd Kidd Adkins. Survivors include four sons, Bertee Adkins of Richmond, Emmitt Adkins of North Branch, Michigan, Charles Adkins of Harold and Ray Adkins of Van Lear; one daughter, Helen George of Perris, California; two brothers, Sisco Adkins of Allen and Harold Adkins of Albion, Michigan; three sisters, Della Crum, Dakota Crum Conn and Nova Conn, all of Martin; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

ADKINS, Chandra Anne, 4 months old, d/o Randel and Avonel Tackett Adkins, d. Dec 20, 1987, HRMC, b. Aug 13, 1987, bur: Adkins Cemetery, Galveston

ADKINS, Clifford, b. 27 Jun 1917 Floyd Co, d. 10 July 1995 Prestonsburg,  s/o Sam and Mary Bell Hamilton Roberts ADKINS. WWII Veteran

ADKINS, Clyde  59   d-June 20, 1998, b-Jun.18 1939 s/o Jessie & Roxie Raines Adkins

ADKINS, Cora Bell Age 63, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Arkansas Creek, died Friday, March 26, 1999, at Manatee Memorial Hospital,
Born on January 7, 1936, in Martin, d/o  David and Mary Virgie Spears Crum. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church of God. w/o  Denver (Denny) Adkins. Other survivors include three sons, Michael Adkins, Larry Dean Adkins and Kenneth Ray Adkins all of Bradenton, Florida; one brother, Ruford Crum of Coalinga, California; one sister, Mary Adkins of Marshall, Michigan; Burial was in the Samons Cemetery on Crum Branch of Arkansas Creek, Martin.

ADKINS, Daisy Conn, b. 10-24-1907, Dana F. C., d/o Lee and Nannie Boyd Conn, d. Aug 2, 1988, HRMC, Prestonsburg, F. C., w/o (1)Murphy Jarrell, (2)Arley Adkins, bur: Fred Conn Cemetery, Dana

ADKINS, Della Gibson Age 82, of Allen, d. March 1, 1998, at the Mountain Manor Nursing Home, Prestonsburg. Born January 19, 1916 at Mousie, d/o Ezekiel and Ada Gibson. w/o, Claude Adkins. Survivors include one son, George Click; one stepson, Denver Ray Adkins; step-daughter, Nola Jean Campbell  Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

ADKINS, Dinah Hall   Age 89 of Minford, Ohio and formerly of Floyd Co. Passed from this life on Sunday, June 4, 2006 at her residence in Minford, Ohio. She was born August 1, 1916 at Ligon, Ky. the daughter of the Late Elder Jerry and Jane Hall.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Candy Run United Baptist Church.  Survivors include: Three Sons, Garland Adkins of Minford, Ohio, Paul (Sally) Adkins of Columbus, Ohio and Kenneth (Elsie) Adkins of Gananna, Ohio Three Daughters: Carolyn (Max) Hetzel of Greencastle, Indiana, Linda Adkins and Eva Stanley both of Columbus, Ohio. One Sister, Ida Mae (Henry) Bailey of Pikeville, Ky. Several grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.  Funeral Services: Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at 12:00 Noon in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, Ky. with David Thompson and Arvel Jr. Murray officiating. Burial in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, Ky. Friends can call for visitation after 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday at the Funeral Home.  (HFH)

ADKINS, Dollie Stevens, b. Aug 1, 1907, d/o John and Mary Adkins Stevens,  d. Aug 18, 1973, married Henry L. Adkins, Children: nine sons, Burley , Dale, Cecil, Paul Dean, Jack, Donald, Darrell, Gary W. and James E. three daughters, Velma, Jeanette and Gloria

ADKINS. Doyle Glenn  Age, 59, died March 7, 2001, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. He was born April 22, 1941, in Letcher County, the son of Woodrow and Mae Adkins. He operated A&A Crafts and retired in 1984 as a small appliance repairman for Goodwill Industries. He was a member of the Lima Baptist Church and attended the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Elida Band Boosters, and Goodwill Industries worker. He attended McDowell High School. He was a Kentucky Colonel. He is survived by his wife, Janet Smith Adkins. Other survivors include two sons, Sean Adkins and Micheal Adkins, both of Lima, Ohio; three sisters, Carol Harris of Joseph, Oregon, Joyce Woods of Catlettsburg, and Sandra Hays of Cridersville, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted at Lima Missonary Baptist Church, with Terry Brock officiating. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Eloise  Age, 61, of Harold, died Wednesday, January 17, 2001, at her residence, following an extended illness. Born on July 5, 1939, in Dana, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Della Boyd Kidd. She was a member of the Sammy Clark Branch Freewill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Adkins. Survivors include one daughter, Lee Ann Adkins of Harold; five brothers, Hershell Kidd, Harold Kidd, and James Kidd, all of Dana, Lee Kidd Jr. and Bobby Kidd, both of Ivel; four sisters, Offie Jarrells of Dana, Agnes Davis of David, Phyllis Newsome of Frankfort, Gail Harvey of Honaker; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 19, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Bobby Joe Spencer and Jody Spencer officiating. Burial will be in the Boyd Cemetery, at Dana. (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Evelyn (Peachie) , Age 56, of New Carlisle, Ohio, formerly of Teaberry, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 1990, in Troy, Ohio, b. July 19, 1934, at Teaberry, d/o  Alvin and Nannie Newsom. w/o Earsel Dean,  and Palmer Newsom. Survivors include one son, Billy G. Calhoun of Medway, Ohio, two daughters, Tammie McKinzie of New Carlisle, Ohio, Julia Ann Winchell of Ft. Meyers, Fla.; five brothers, Ellis and Bobby Ray Newsom, both of Teaberry, Charles Newsom of Martin, James D. Newsom of Clyde Ohio, and Ronnie Newsom of Dayton, Ohio; four sisters, Clara J. Morris and Cindy Lou Hamilton, both of Teaberry, Roberta Donathan of Coal Grove, Ohio, and Manila Reynolds of Midway, Ohio Burial will be made in the Newsom Cemetery at Teaberry

ADKINS, Evan  Age, 54, of Virgie, died Monday, October 9, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Born March 13, 1946, in Wheelwright, he was the son of the late Ervin and Lurla Adkins. He was a retired coal miner and attended Calvary Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Ervin Drew Adkins III of Caney, Heath DeWayne Adkins of Virgie, Merl Gifford Adkins of Robinson Creek; two daughters, Rebecca Adkins Sisk of Kings Mt., North Carolina, Phoebe Adkins of Virgie; three brothers, Blaine D. Adkins of Goshen, Indiana, Alfred Adkins of Shelbiana, Ervin Adkins of Zebulon; one sister, Juanita Tackett of Lloyd; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 12, at 11 a.m., at the Calvary Freewill Baptist Church, with James Hobson, Carson Wright, Dewey Roberts and others officiating. Burial will be in the Yates Cemetery, Greasy Creek, under the direction of R. S. Jones and Son Funeral Home, Virgie.  (FCT'S)

ADKINS, C. Hobert 64 b-Sep.26 1933-Morgan Co. Ky.  d-Sep.03 1998  s/o  Lonnie C. & Rhenda Dyer Adkins
h/o-Phyllis Akers Martin Adkins   Bur: Castle Cemetery. Estill, Floyd Co. Ky.   [U.S. Army Veteran]

ADKINS, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Lewis , Age 87, of Harold, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, following an extended illness. Born on May 12, 1912, on Daniels Creek, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Emma Hunt Lewis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Adkins. Survivors include three sons, Joe Adkins, of Clyde, Ohio; Arnold Adkins and Earnest Adkins, both of Betsy Layne; five daughters, Nancy Justice of Betsy Layne, Barbara Sword of Banner, Georgia Graham of Clyde, Ohio, Tommi Profit of Baltimore, Maryland, Burdale Lawson of Buffalo, Missouri; two sisters, Euvalene Lewis of Banner, Minnie Lewis of Hazel Green; 27 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Burial will be in the Lewis Cemetery, at Banner

ADKINS, Eve b: 2-4-1878  d: 3-14-1949  d/o Rob & Rebecky Damron  w/o Cam Adkins  m: 1902  children: 6 boys & 3 girls & from a former marriage, 1 boy & 1 girl

ADKINS, Hazel Ratliff      Age 84, of Fords Branch, Kentucky, died at 5:00a.m., on Sunday, November 4, 2007.  She was born December 15, 1922, at Lookout (Marrowbone) in Pike County, Kentucky a daughter of the late Delmon Ratliff and Sadie Rowe Ratliff. Hazel was a homemaker and member of the Elizabeth Regular Baptist Church at Fords Branch for 56 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elder Grover Adkins, who died, January 5, 1999; an infant daughter, Nancy; one brother, Delmon Ratliff, Jr. and one sister, Irene Ratliff Adkins. She is survived by one sister, Naomi Rowe of Ferguson, Arizona. She is also survived by four sons, Arnold Adkins (Lynda) of Wellington, Ky, William (Tack) Adkins of Winchester, Ky., Steve Adkins (Linda) of Zephyrhills, Florida, Kermit Adkins (Sandy) of Little Creek; four daughters, Gloria Jean Thacker (Terry) of Columbia, Tenn., Sharon S. Adkins of Fords Branch, Ky., Carolyn LaVerne Dye (Steve) of Coal Run and Mabel Eileen Kelley (Steve) of Columbia, Tenn.; and 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 step-granddaughter. Serving as Pallbearers will be Robert Thacker, Barry Thacker, Kelly Adkins, Danny Syck, Christopher Adkins, Michael Rowe, Cody Kelley and Kolt Tyler Adkins.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Elizabeth Regular Baptist Church, Gen. Del, Fords Branch, Ky. 41526 or Hospice of Pike County, 3409 N. Mayo Trail, Pikeville, ky. 41501.  JWCALL

ADKINS, Inez  80 b-Mar.10 1918 Whitehouse    d-Aug.20 1998    d/o  Henry C. & Lucinda Price Parsons w/o-John Lee Adkins Bur: Davidson Mem. Garden. Ivel, Floyd Co. Ky.

ADKINS, Ivy   Age, 86, died Sunday, January 9, 2005, at her daughter's home in Harlan, Indiana. She was born June 14, 1918, in Coal Run, the daughter of the late Frank and Myrtle Lynch Allen. She married Rev. Samie Adkins on August 14, 1933. He preceded her in death on June 1, 2000. She was a former employee of Memcor. She was a member of Bethesda Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include five sons: Rev. Samie Adkins Jr., of Somerset, Rev. Bobby Adkins of Huntington, Indiana, Frank Adkins of Waltz, Michigan, and Michael Adkins and Paul Adkins, both of Huntington, Indiana; three daughters: Delores Wilson of Melborne, Florida, Fredia Teusch of Harlan, Indiana, and Patty Billingsley of Palm Bay, Florida; 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Ann Adkins; and two brothers: Walt Allen and Ed Allen. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, January 12, at the Bethesda Freewill Church, 116 S. Main St., Andrews, Indiana, with Rev. Linsey Johns and Rev. Rollo Blair officiating. Burial will be in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion, Indiana. Visitation is at the church. Preferred memorial to Parkview Hospital Home Health and Hospice, 2270 Lake Ave., Suite 200, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, 46805, or the donator's choice. McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, Indiana, is in charge of arrangements. (FCT'S)

ADKINS, James (Red)   Age, 82, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, February 20, 2003, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Born December 23, 1920, at Wayland, he was the son of of the late Frank and Oma Reese Adkins. He was a disabled coal operator; a member of Masonic Lodge No. 889 of Wheelwright; a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason; an Oleika Shriner; and a member of the Southern Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Ratliff Adkins. Other Survivors include two sons, James Adkins Jr., of California; and Michael Adkins of Dwale; two daughters, Clevetta Boyd of Langley; and Elisha Stewart Calhoun of Prestonsburg; a brother, Clyde Adkins of Georgia; two sisters, Betty Adkins of Missouri, and Ruth Adkins of New York; six grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Imal Morrison and Mary Bailey. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 22, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with John Dixon officiating. Burial will be in the Ratliff Cemetery at Regina, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is Friday, at 7 p.m., at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ADKINS, James Edward  Age, 65, of Portsmouth, Ohio, formerly of Betsy Layne, died Saturday, August 12, 2000, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, following an extended illness. Born on December 3, 1934, in Ligon, he was the son of Dinah Hall Adkins of Minford, Ohio, and the late Luther Adkins. Other survivors include four sons, Eddie Adkins of Nicholasville, Ashley Adkins of Greencastle, Indiana, Derrick Bertram and Christopher Bertram, both of Portsmouth, Ohio; three brothers, Kenneth Adkins and Paul Adkins, both of Columbus, Ohio, Garland Adkins of Minford, Ohio; three sisters, Eva Stanley and Linda Adkins, both of Columbus, Ohio, Carolyn Hetzel of Greencastle, Indiana; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 15, at noon, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman Harry Hargis officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.  (FCT's)

ADKINS, John, B: 4-28-1905  Hueysville, Ky.   D: ?, s/o George and Alice Prater Adkins h/o Susie Ratliff  M: 12-17-1925   D: 2-18-1971, children: Ila, John, Francis, Elsa, Alice and Willa

ADKINS, Jonathon Lee (Leroy) Age, 22, of Harold, died Friday, May 13, 2005, following an auto accident, on State Route 2030, at Harold. Born June 4, 1982, in Prestonsburg, he was the son of Willard Adkins of Harold, and Ella Mae Keathley Adkins of Harold. He was a coal miner for Merrel-Don Coal Company. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a son, Jonathon Ethan Adkins of Grethel; two brothers: Eric Lee Adkins and Jimmy Adkins, both of Grethel; two sisters: Melinda Rogers and Nancy Akers, both of Harold; his fiancee, Krystal Kirk of Harold; his step-mother, Patricia Keathley of Harold; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: James and Madalene Hall Keathley, and Frank and Thelma Phillips Adkins; and a brother, Chester Adkins. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 16, at 1 p.m., at the Little Rachel Old Regular Baptist Church, in Grethel, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Keathley Cemetery, at Branham's Creek, in Grethel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church, where nightly services were held.  (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Kate b: 1838  d 8-5-1909  d/o Jack & Sallie Elswick  w/o Samuel Adkins  children: 8 girls & 1 boy

ADKINS, Lizzie  84 b-Dec.02 1913-Pike Co. Ky.  d-Oct.20 1998-Pikeville,Ky.  d/o  William Iricks & Minnie Stevens Iricks ,w/o-Lowell Adkins (diedJun.05 1979)   Bur: Davidson Mem. Gardens. Ivel, Floyd Co. Ky.

ADKINS, Melvin b: 9-25-1873  d: 5-31-1927  h/o Brassie Kinney  , 5 children

ADKINS, Melvin   Age, 73, of Galveston, died Friday, May 26, 2006, at the Riverview Health Care Center, in Prestonsburg.  Born February 18, 1933, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Andy and Victoria McKinney Adkins.. He was a disabled coal miner, and a member of the Pilgrims Home Old Regular Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Newsomç Adkins.  Survivors include his sons: Ralph Adkins, of Melvin, Tracey Adkins, of Galveston, and Earshel Adkins, of Paoli, Indiana; his daughters: Sheila Newsome, of Galveston, and Kenitha Hutchinson, Rita Hall, Marlene Jones, and Wilma Johnson, all of Melvin; a half- sister, Laura Frisby of Baltimore, Maryland; and 19 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Fred Adkins, Frank Adkins, and Quinton Adkins; his sisters: Florence Newsome, and America Hall; and one grandson.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 30, at 1 p.m., at the Pilgrims Home Old Regular Baptist Church, in Grethel, with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating.  Burial was in the Adkins Family Cemetery, in Galveston, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin.  Visitation was at the church.   (FCT'S May 31, 2006)

ADKINS, Mindy Newsome, b. Aug 10, 1911, Beaver, Floyd Co, d/o Green and Rena Hamilton Newsome, d. March 18, 1988, HRMC, Prestonsburg, KY , w/o Andy Adkins (d. 1968)bur: Adkins Cemetery, Galveston

ADKINS, Nancy Jane Akers, b. June 9, 1886, Galveston, Ky, d/o R. V. and Melissa Akers, married Willie Adkins, 10 children, (only 6 listed) Phena, Minnie, Flaura, Melba, Evan, Lee. died Jan 2, 1981

ADKINS, Nora Ann   Age 87, of Printer, Ky., widow of Elzie Henry Adkins, passed away Monday, September 17, 2001, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, McDowell, Ky. She was born August 17, 1914, at Printer, Ky., the daughter of the late Alec Lee Meade and Martha Jane Parsons Meade. Mrs. Adkins was a self-employed store owner and homemaker, and a member of the Spurlock Church of Christ. Survivors include two daughters, Violet Mae Spurlock, Printer, Ky., and Joyce Ann Barnett, Taylor, Mi.; seven grandchildren, Billy Roy Spurlock, Brian Kenneth Spurlock, Pamela Barnett, Melissa Marshall, Jason Lee Barnett, Randell Lee Adkins, and Jeffery Adkins; and 11 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Ishmael Lee Adkins; five brothers, Benjamin Meade, Charlie Meade, Lawrence Meade, Perry Meade, and Theodore Meade; one sister, Alice Meade Parsons Miller; and one grandchild, Sandra Lynn Adkins. Funeral services for Nora Ann Adkins will be conducted Thursday, September 20, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the clergymen Bruce Coleman and Bill Meade officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Pearl   Age 97, of Martin, widow of Shady Lee Adkins, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. She was born May 29, 1908 in Long Fork, the daughter of the late Henry Ray and Lena Johnson Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ, in Lancer. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Pearl Adkins will be conducted Thursday, October 20, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergymen Rick Kelley and Tim Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the Click Cemetery, in Martin, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Sarah   Age, 63, of Martin, died Tuesday, August 1, 2006, at the Pikeville Medical Center.  Born January 26, 1943, in Martin, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Dorothy Mae Layne Conn.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ at Arkansas Creek, in Martin.  She is survived by her husband, Jimmie Adkins.  Other survivors include: a grandson, Matthew Lee Adkins of Martin; and a daughter-in-law, Vanessa Akers Adkins of Martin.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, James Garner (Maverick) Adkins; and a brother, Lee Edward (Buddy) Baker.  Funeral services will be held Friday, August 4, at 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Bobby (Bud) Crum officiating.  Burial will be in the Adkins Family Cemetery, Arkansas Creek, in Martin.  Visitation was at the funeral home, where services were held Thursday night.

ADKINS, Tramble   Age 81, of Hueysville, husband of Nola Adkins, passed away Monday, November 14, 2005, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, in Lexington. He was born September 20, 1924, in Hueysville, the son of the late Jack Adkins and Susie Hughes Adkins. He was a retired coal miner, a lifetime member of the American Legion and the DAV Chapter 128. Survivors include his wife, Nola; two sons: Denver Eugene Adkins of Dwale, and Jimmie Darrell Adkins of Battle Creek, Michigan; one daughter, Charlotte Sue Soder of Langley; a step-daughter, Glena Patton of Columbus, Indiana; a brother, Ezra Adkins of Marshall, Michigan; two sisters: Mildred Bellamy of Hueysville, and Christine Vanderpool of Garrett; 10 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Tramble Adkins will be conducted Thursday, November 17, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergymen Samuel Hamilton and Bobby “Bud” Crum officiating. Burial will follow in the Adkins Cemetery, Prater Fork, in Hueysville, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

ADKINS, Virginia B., Age 66, of Lima, Ohio, died December 16, 1998, at St. Rita's Medical Center. Born February 13, 1932 at Risner, she was the daughter of the late James and Sarah Prater Hale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence E. Adkins, on January 10, 1998.Survivors include one son, Gregory Adkins of Fulton, New York; one daughter, Kimberly Alberts of Lima, Ohio; three brothers, Bill Hale of McArthur, Ohio, Lawrence Hale of Prestonsburg, and Clyde Hale of Martin; one sister, Vema Hicks of Wilmington, Ohio; Burial was in the Memorial Park Mausoleum, under the direction of the Siferd Funeral Home.

ADKINS, Willie D., b. 11-18-1965, Ohio, s/o Quinton and Martha Jane Adams Adkins, d. Aug 21, 1988, Johnson Co KY, h/o JoAnn Fletcher Adkins, bur: Gibson Family Cemetery, Marshalville, KY

ADKINS, Wilma Jean   Age 82, of Allen, widow of Willard Adkins, passed away, Tuesday, December 30, 2003, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born November 4, 1921, in Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Wallace Estep and Goldie Cantrell Estep. Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Mary Adkins of Dana; two grandchildren, Amy Lynn Adkins and Ronald Alan Adkins; and one great-grandchild, Chloe Adkins. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Craig Adkins. Funeral services for Wilma Jean Adkins were conducted Friday, January 2, 2004, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Clergyman Earl Waugh officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Larry D. Boyd, Josh Reed, Adam Reed and Mike Hunter.  (FCT'S)

AGUE, Nadine SMITH   Age 80 of Fairborn, OH. passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at Hospice of Dayton of pancreatic cancer and is now with her Lord. Born May 12, 1926 near Prestonsburg, Kentucky, she lived in Fairborn since 1946. It thrilled Nadine when people recognized her from television commercials as "Mama" for Score Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Middletown. The Score employees will miss her and her smile. Nadine Ioved taking cruises with her husband Robert. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Lloyd Smith and great granddaughter, Sami Schutt. She is survived by her loving husband of 13 years, Robert (USMC-Retired); two sons, Bob of Dayton and Dan of Concord, New Hampshire; two daughters-in-law, Cheryl and Vicki; one grandson, David Smith; three granddaughters, Karen Schutt and husband Steve, Jana Falknor and husband Craig, and Brooke Baker and husband Dan; three great granddaughters, Abby and Caroline Schutt and Dylan Baker. Nadine was also preceded in death by her parents, Hiram and Pearl Martin; three brothers, Stanley, Harold and Victor, and two sisters, Faye and Shirley. She is survived by two brothers, Eugene and Howard Martin and three sisters, Irene, Lexie and Joyce. Nadine attended the Maple Avenue First Church of God in Fairborn. Nadine was loved by her family and friends and will be missed. She was active with Senior Citizens Clubs in Fairborn and Huber Heights and social activities with Teamsters Local #957. Only graveside funeral services will be held and a closed casket will be observed at Valley View Memorial Gardens at 11 AM on Saturday, September 23, 2006. It is especially requested that in lieu of flowers donations be given to either Farmsteads of New England, 213 Center Road, Hillsborough. NH 03244 (www.info@farmsteads-ne.org) a special farm for people with autism; designate in memory of Nadine Ague in honor of her grandson David Smith, or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave, Dayton 45420 in memory of Nadine Ague. Arrangements in care of Burcham Funeral Home, Fairborn. (September 21, 2006 Middletown Journal, Middletown, Ohio)

AKERS, Adren , Age 71, of Ivel, died Feb. 9, 1999. Born Feb. 26, 1927, in Dana, the son of the late Willie and Hattie Conn Akers. Survivors include two sons, Adren Jr. and Earl Akers; one sister, Ida Akers. Burial is in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

AKERS, Amanda J. b: 4-28-1881  d: 1944?  d/o James & Mary Tackett  w/o Henry C. Akers  children: James, Joseph, Jacob, Bertha, Esty & Gladys

AKERS, Andy J. b: 10-6-1872  d: 12-19-1938  h/o Maud M. Boyd m: 7-31-1891  children: 4 girls & 5 boys

AKERS, Arlene Meade, d/o Earl Muncie and Lizzie Jones Meade, b. 4/14/1950, at the home of John P. and Polly Ann Bentley Meade, on Salisbury Branch, Dema, Knott County Kentucky. Died  6/7/1993 at her home in Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky. w/o (1)Palmer Hall , two daughters:  Shirley Hall and April Hall.(2)  Everett "Poody" Akers

AKERS, Avery  Age, 81, retired electrician, of Lexington, died Saturday, April 8, 2006. Born in Prestonsburg, he was a son of the late Farley and Orea Akers, a member of Gardenside Baptist Church, he was a Navy veteran of WW II, volunteered at the VA Hospital, and was a member of the DAV and VFW. He is survived by his children: Linda Carol Marcum, Delores Anne Norris, and Gary Akers, all of Lexington, Gina Gayle Haffner of Orlando, Florida, and Harold Dean (Karen) Akers of Greenville, North Carolina; a sister and brothers: Mary Magdalene Akers of Zanesville, Ohio; John Akers of Harrodsburg, Clinton Akers of Nicholasville, and Brice Akers of Salvisa; 10 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 11, at 11:30 a.m., at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland. Burial followed at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation was 5-8 p.m., Monday. milwardfuneral.com  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Barbara Ann    Age 56, of Dana, wife of Bobby Curtis Akers, passed away Monday, January 22, 2007, at her residence. She was born June 24, 1950, in Martin, the daughter of Rubin Stephens of Prestonsburg, and the late Mary Caudill Stephens. She was a clerk for Columbia Gas. Survivors include her husband and father; two sons, Bobby Curtis Akers II, of Dwale, and Ronald Brent Akers of Paintsville; three brothers: Danny C. Stephens of Martin, Teddy Tom Stephens of Prestonsburg, and Bobby Caudill of Cynthiana; a sister, Nancy Meade of Dwale; and a grandson, John David Akers of Paintsville. Funeral services for Barbara Ann Akers will be conducted Thursday, January 25, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin. Burial will follow in the Akers Cemetery, in Dana, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S 01-24-2007)

AKERS, Berry  Age 92, of Grethel, Ky., widower of Lexie Hall Akers passed away Friday, November 23, 2001, in Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville, Ky. He was born October 18, 1909, in Grethel, Ky., the son of the late Andy and Polly Frasure Akers. He was a retired coal miner and construction worker. He was a member of the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, Grethel, Ky. Survivors include three sons, Hershel Akers of Amherst, Oh., Charles Akers of Vermillion, Oh., and Buddy Akers of New London, Oh.; three daughters, Jurlene Hall of Collins, Oh., Shirley Hamilton of Grethel, Ky., and Janice Connor, of Huron, Oh., 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Donald Ray Akers. Funeral services for Berry Akers were conducted Monday, November 26, 2001, at 10:00 a.m., at the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, Grethel, Ky., with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Lee Alley Cemetery, Grethel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Brandon Berry Hall, Terry Hall, Dwayne Hall, Ricky Akers, Joe Csizmadia, Steve Akers, Charles Swanson, Nick Perry and D. J. Hall. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Betty b: Jul 3 1882 d: Feb 23 1949 d/o Elijah "Lege" and Siltani Akers; md: Lee HAMILTON 54 yrs ago; 14 children, 4 deceased. Member of ORB.

AKERS, Billy Lee  Age, 28, of McDowell, died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, at his residence, following a sudden illness. Born on April 12, 1972, in McDowell, he was the son of George Lee Akers of Prestonsburg, and Verlene Evans Collins of McDowell. He was a disabled coal miner and was a member of the Tackett Fork Freewill Baptist Church at Beaver. Survivors, other than his parents, include one son, Billy Lee Akers of Beaver; three daughters, Keisha Akers, Whitney Akers and Kelsey Akers, all of Beaver; one brother, Mickey Akers of Cumberland; three sisters, Vicki Hurst, and Lyla Frasure, both of McDowell, and Connie Spears of Langley. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 9, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Tivis Caudill and Johnny Caudill officiating. Burial will be in the Evans Cemetery, McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Burnis  Age, 82, of Banner, died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at his residence. Born September 8, 1921, at Ivel, he was the son of the late Amos Akers and Mintie Clifton Akers Smith. He was a retired railroad employee and attended the Old Regular Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Grace Ditty Akers. Other survivors include three sons: Revis Akers of Fellsmere, Florida, Vernon Akers of Prestonsburg and Joey Akers of Banner; two daughters: Marie Damron of Pikeville and Emogene Marshall of Martin; two brothers: Leonard Akers of Banner and Woodrow Akers of West Virginia; two step-sons: Robert Meade of Lexington and Michael Meade of Indiana; two step-daughters: Virginia Kegley of Workman; and Zoe Ann Meade of Tennessee; three half-brothers: James Akers of Banner, Charlie Akers of Gallion, Ohio, and Lee Akers of Ashland, Ohio; one half-sister, Josephine Bear of Gallion, Ohio; three grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Roy Akers; one daughter, Betty Lou Akers; two brothers: Namon Akers and Hurley Akers; three sisters: Zella Akers, Ella Boyd and Annie Howell and three half-sisters, Marie Hall, Sylvia Kochheiser and Jewell Akers. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 15, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Burnis Akers Cemetery, on Gunnells Branch, in Banner, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home, with nightly services at 7 p.m.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Carl Otto  b. May 21, 1912 died Oct. 24, 1992 at Ohio state university hospital in Columbus, Ohio, from cancer. his wife Goldia Pearl Stiltner followed him in death (January 27, 1915 to January 24,1996). Carl Otto Akers was born in Dana KY, and grew up on Prater creek. he was the son of Francis Marion Akers (see descendants of Levi Akers and Nancy hall) and Gerty Akers (see descendants of Noah Akers and Vanie Sturgill). Carl worked in several occupations in his lifetime: farmer, general laborer, carpenter's helper auto worker to name a few. he has seven surviving children: Marie Caplinger, Susan brown, bobby ray Akers of Jackson, Ohio, betty carpenter of troy, Ohio. Ronnie Akers of Celina, Ohio, Carl Otto Akers, of Denver, Colorado. 15 grandchildren.

AKERS, Carmel Lee   Author of Halls of Muddy Creek, age, 74, of Grethel, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2006, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg.  He was born October 23, 1932 in Grethel, the son of the late Amos Akers and Stella Hall Akers. He was a retired school teacher and author. He was a member of the Church of Christ, the Retired Teacher Association, Pikeville Historical Society, and the Betsy Layne Senior Citizens. Survivors include a brother, Donald Akers of New London, Ohio; and two sisters: Virginia Mae Case of Grethel, and Nickie Hall of Harold. Preceding him in death were his parents, and two brothers, Ijellan Akers and Arvil Dwight Akers. Funeral services for Carmel Lee Akers will be conducted Friday, October 27, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin. Burial will follow in the Lee Alley Cemetery, in Grethel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S 10-27-2006)

AKERS, Charles B., B: 2-3-1885  D: 8-16-1942, s/o Elder John M. and Rodie Caudill Akers h/o (1) Rosie Bill Bryant  married: 1917, children: Francis, Ransom, 4 children proceeded him in death, h/o (2) Canzilla Justice, d/o Jay and Kinzie Justice, 1 child: Fannie, h/o (3) Maud Hamilton

AKERS, Charles B. (Chuck)    September 29, 1954 September 7, 1988 Mother Alka ''Kay'' Akers Wife Lois Jean Akers Daughter Allison Kay Akers Buried Mayo Cemetary, Prestonsburg, Ky Chuck Died in the Prestonsburg Court House, from A Self Inflicted Gun Shot Wound,

AKERS, Charles Nathaneal   Age, 82, of East Point, died Sunday, January 21, 2001, at his residence. Born September 27, 1918, in Floyd County, he was a son of the late George and Mary Hughes Akers. He had been a coal miner and was a US Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Lorane Stanley Akers. He is survived by two sons, Charles Akers of Seville, Ohio, and Roger Akers of East Point; three daughters, Beulah Ann Greene, Scarlet Shepherd and Cindy Estepp, all of East Point; a sister, Belva Howell of Prestonsburg; nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 24, at 11 a.m., at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel in Paintsville, with J.M. Sloce officiating. Burial will be in the Akers Family Cemetery at East Point. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Charlie, B: 4-3-1913  D: 3-3-1983, s/o Joe & Nan Akers, h/o Minnie Rogers  1933 children: Leonard, Birble B., Willie D., Georgie & Lue Ellen, bro: Sam

AKERS, Charlie L. b: 8-9-1886  d: 8-22-1912, ,h/o Emma Boyd  children: Burr & Alta

AKERS, Charlie "Short ,  B: 12-10-1916  D: 3-20-1994, s/o Burley & Gracie Ann Akers h/o Mary Boyd, children: Perry & Larry, bro-sis: Willard, Johnnie, Nelva, Nollie, Bertha & Edna
Akers, Charlie "Short"
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AKERS, Charlos Fern, B: 7-5-1932  D: 4-13-1995, d/o Levi & Clara Waddles Johnson w/o Truman Akers  m: 7-25-1951 children: Randal & Terry, bro-sis: Roy Gene, Clyde, Claude, Jack Cleveland, Levi, Peggy Jo, Bobbie, June & Judy Rose 
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AKERS, Clifford Age 92, of Ironton, Ohio, formerly of Floyd County died, May 17, 1999, at the River Valley Health Systems in Ironton, Ohio. He was born July 17, 1906, in Banner, s/o Noah Akers and Vaney Sturgill Akers. His wife, Ann Akers, preceded him in death. Survivors include one son, Keith Akers of Allen; one daughter, Novania Wright of Prestonsburg; two brothers, Homer Akers of Banner, Earl Akers of Albany, Ohio;. Burial will be in the Hall Cemetery at Banner

AKERS, Clive Jr, 54, of Emerson, New Jersey, d. November 16, 1997, in New Jersey. B.  July 26, 1943 at Garrett, s/o Clive and Orpha Chaffins Akers.  h/o Linda Akers; three daughters, Anna Lee Gibbs of Wellington, Laura Cornell, and Heather Akers of Emerson, New Jersey; and four grandchildren. Burial was made in the George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, New Jersey.

AKERS, Curtis  Age, 70, of Betsy Layne, died Tuesday, December 24, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Born June 5, 1932, at Amba, he was the son of the late Robert and Lillie Hall Akers Martin. He was a retired laborer for Elliott Glass and was a member of the Mouth of Mud Church of Christ, at Harold. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Salisbury Akers of Betsy Layne. Other survivors include one son, Billy Ray Akers of Pikeville; one daughter, Melanie Marie Bolden of Tram; two brothers, Roby Akers of Harold, and Jake Akers of Grethel; and two grandchildren, Makayla Dawn Bolden and Kenneth Preston Bolden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six sisters, Carlie Sturgill, Stella Salisbury, Pearl Thacker, Nancy Mulkey, May Akers and Ruby Akers. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 28, at 1 p.m., at the Church of Christ (Mouth of Mud), Harold, with Elbert Lawson and Johnny Pugh officiating. Burial will be in the Roberts Cemetery at Harold, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the church, with services nightly, at 7 p.m.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Cynthia J. Rice, B: 4-9-1858  D: Aug. 1935, w/o Elijah Akers  m: 1-8-1878, 13 children

AKERS, Cynthia Jane Jarrell , Age 97, of Dana died Monday, Sept, 24 , 1990 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg,  Born Aug. 12, 1893, in Dana, d/o John and Cordelia Akers Jarrell. She was a  member of the New Salem Regular Baptist Church at Harold for 76 years, since 1914. w/o  E.P. "Pearl" Akers. Survivors include four sons, Thurman and Clevert Akers, both of Mt. Sterling, Orbia Akers of Morgantown and Perlis Akers of Marion, N.C.; one daughter, Lettie Mae Corida of Dana; one brother, Ed Jarrell of Dana; four sisters, Rosie Boyd and Dixie Corm, both of Dana, Maxie Bentley of Banner and Lola Boyd of Hillard, Ohio; In addition to her husband, six sons, three brothers and one sister preceded her in death, Elijah, Johnnie, Benjamin, Calvin, Odis and Claude Akers, Jim, Leonard and Linzie Jarrell and Dorise Boyd. Burial :Family Cemetery at Dana .

AKERS, Dewey, b. 10-29-1918, Dana, F.C., s/o Willis and Hattie Conn Akers, d. 10-15-1988, Dana, F.C., h/o Pauline Conn Akers, bur Davidson Mem Gardens, F.C.

AKERS ,Dock Archer  Age, 70, of Dana, died Sunday, January 2, 2000, at his residence. He was born July 5, 1929, in Dana, the son of the late Elmon Akers and Ada Alice Akers. He was a retired Ford Motor Company employee in Sterling Heights, Michigan, a member and deacon of the Little Zion Regular Baptist Church, Romeo, Michigan, and a member of the United Auto workers. He is survived by his wife, Lillian Boyd Akers. Other survivors include three sons, Stanley Akers of Dorton, A. J. Akers of Washington, Michigan, Roger Dale Akers of Romeo, Michigan; four daughters, Nana Faye Akers and Luella Akers, both of Washington, Michigan, Adella Nickson of Utica, Michigan, Janine Grove of Texas; two brothers, Thurman Akers of Dana, Billy Ray Akers of Warren, Michigan; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 5, at It a.m., at the Little Salem Regular Baptist Church, Dana, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Wilford Boyd Cemetery, Dana, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

Akers, Dollie Hamilton   Age, 78, of Teaberry, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born January 28, 1925, at Teaberry, she was the daughter of the late Milford and Minnie Kizer Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry. She was twice married, first to Paul G. Hamilton, and later to Clarence Akers. Both preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons, John B. Hamilton of Teaberry; Hayes Hamilton of Beaver, and Thomas R. Hamilton of Grethel; three daughters, Ruby Hamilton of Xenia, Ohio, Pluma E. Newsome of Albion, Michigan, and Phyllis Hamilton of Pikeville; a brother, Millard Johnson of Teaberry; three sisters, Hamey Hamilton of Prestonsburg, Dillie Hamilton of Teaberry; and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hamilton of Beaver; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, and her husbands, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Earmal Johnson, Kendrick Johnson and Willard Johnson; two sisters, Opal Hamilton and Nettie Martin; and one grandson. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 31, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church in Teaberry, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Andy Hamilton Cemetery, at Teaberry, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Edith Tackett Age 75, of Melvin, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000. Born on May 28, 1925, in Melvin" she was the daughter of the late Henry and Rebecca Tackett. She was a member of the Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church. Her husband, Ranson Akers, preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Jack Akers of Melvin, and Andy Akers of Wheelwright; one daughter, Patsy Little of Hi Hat; two brothers, Oliver Tackett of Melvin and Elzie Tackett of Gahanna, Ohio; one sister, Gladys McKinney of Melvin; and seven grandchildren Burial in the Henry Tackett Cemetery, in Melvin

AKERS, Edna Johnson  Age, 99, of Louisville, died December 20, 2000. She was born November 26, 1901, at Cody, a daughter of the late Simeon and Alice Johnson. She was a charter member of Antioch Old Regular Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy B. Akers. She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Zegaib; two sons, Astor Akers and Donald Akers; three sisters, Cora Johnson, Eva Sterling and Lillian Cope; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, December 23, at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home in Shepherdsville, with Bro. Hillard Newsome officiating. Burial was in Resthaven Cemetery. (Information courtesy of R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home-Virgie Chapel) (FCT'S)

AKERS, Elijah , B: 5-9-1856  D: 1934 or bef., s/o Levi & Nancy Akers h/o Cynthia J. Rice  m: 1-8-1878, children: Otsey, Parelee, Rushie, Ben, Marion Fonce, Ned, Pearl, Willie, Fred, Walter, Allen & Mrs. Ottawa Boyd

AKERS, Elizabeth  Obit   New Salem Association Minutes 1995

AKERS, Elizabeth, B: 8-2-1849  D: 5-22-1935, d/o Jack & Nancy Boyd, w/o Nelson Akers  m: 1-13-1871, 15 children

AKERS, Emma Nadine Belcher  Age, 73, of Betsy Layne, died Tuesday, February 6, 2001, at her residence, following an extended illness. Born on March 17, 1927, in Pike County, she was the daughter of the late Ned and Lou Ratliff Belcher. She was a retired factory worker for Nabisco, and a member of the Church of Christ at Betsy Layne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hayden Akers. Survivors include one son, Frankie Stratton of Verner, West Virginia; one daughter, Mary Ann Grimmett of Gibert, West Virginia; one brother, Leonard Donald Belcher of Florida; three sisters, Opal Henton of Betsy Layne, Anna Morgan of Elkhorn City, Lois Jean Webber of Lakeland, Florida, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 9, at 11 a.m., at the Church of Christ at Betsy Layne, with Thomas Spears officiating. Burial will be in the Wilson Cemetery, at Draffin, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Ervin Age, 76, of Dana, Ky., husband of Doris Akers. a general contractor, owner of Akers and Akers, Inc., passed away Monday, January 31, 2000, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Ky. He was born August 24, 1923, in Dana, Ky., the son of the late Allen W Akers and Myrtle Boyd Akers. Mr. Akers was a deacon in the Boldman Freewill Baptist Church, Boldman, Ky., a Ky. Colonel, a former Board of Directors for the Bank Josephine and Kiwanis Club, in his 53 years of contracting his company built May Lodge at Jenny Wiley State Park, 1st Commonwealth Bank at present location, many schools in Floyd County, the original Prestonsburg High School, Adams Middle School, Allen Central High School, Prestonsburg Community College (Pike Building), Hazard Community College. Allen Elementary, Perry County High School, Mayo Technical School, Paintsville Ky., Highland Elementary, Johnson County, work on Manchester and West Liberty Prisons, Cookie Factory in Pike County and Mountain Christian Academy, Martin, Ky. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Jimmy Allen Akers, Dana, Ky.; two daughters, Teresa Ann Carpenter, Guage, Ky., Gwendlyn Davis, Dana, Ky.; two brothers. Daniel Artis Akers, Euhlan Ray Akers, both of Banner, Ky.,. two sisters, Lazelle Williams., Juanita Akers, both of Banner, Ky.; 5 grandchildren, Jason Craig Akers, Richard Shane Carpenter, Michelle Renee Carpenter, Myra Brooke Akers, and Olivia Corrinne Davis; 2 great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Alexandria Carpenter and Connor McKinley Risner. Burial will follow in the Allen Akers Family Cemetery, Dana, Ky.,

AKERS, Eugene  Age 58, of Harold, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2002, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. He was born September 24, 1943, in Grethel, the son of the late Carl Akers and Laura Akers. He was a retired construction worker and coal miner, and a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge No. 110 at Flat Rock, Michigan. Survivors include three brothers, Hugh W. Akers of Grethel, Carlos D. Akers of Dana, and Lowell Keigh Akers of Harold; one sister, Janet Sue Spears of South Point, Ohio, and his fiancée, Kathy Addington. Funeral services for Eugene Akers will be conducted Wednesday, July 31, at 11 a.m., at the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, Grethel, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Lee Alley Cemetery, Grethel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home. Nightly services were held at 7 p.m. Pallbearers: Brian Akers, Devon Akers, Craig Akers, Jody Akers, Duane Spears, Adam Tackett, Brenton Akers, and Tracy Neece. Honorary: Roy Kinney. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Eugene  69   b-Jun.29 1929-Betsy Layne, Floyd Co. Ky.  d-Nov.02 1998 at the Veterans Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. s/o-Ned Akers & Nettie Elam Akers, h/o-Rose "Christene" Hardin Akers   bur: Bush Cemetery. Boldman, Ky. Sons: Nedford Eugene, Crawford Dewayne

AKERS, Eva M.  72   b-Sep.24 1926-Floyd Co. Ky.  d-Nov.04 1998-Lima,Ohio  d/o  Silas & Ellie Anderson Colley w/o-Wayne E. Akers   Bur: Martin Cemetery. Floyd Co. Ky.  Step-son: Gerald W. Francis Akers  Step-dau: Judith Thomas Regula

AKERS, Evan  Age 57, of Galveston, Ky., died Friday, December 14, 2001, following an extended illness. Born on November 17, 1944, at Floyd County, Ky., he was the son of Oscar Akers, of Grethel, and the late Annie Evans Akers. He was a disabled coal miner. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Sue Hamilton Akers; two sons, Stacy (Jessica Renee) Akers, of Grethel, Ky., and Tracy (Barbara Jane) Akers, of Galveston, Ky.; two daughters, Bonnie Faye Bryant, of Teaberry, Ky., and Linda Sue Akers, of Grethel, Ky.; three brothers, Windell Akers, of Dayton, Ohio, Lovel Akers, of New Carlisle, Ohio, and Austin Akers, of Grethel, Ky.; five sisters, Shirlene Akers, of Dayton, Ohio, Marlene Spears, of Harold, Ky., Magalene Patrick, of Tram, Ky., Amolene Damron, of Dayton, Ohio, Avonelle Spears, of Harold, Ky.; four grandchildren, Triciah Dawn Akers, Tyra Mashea Gambill, Jessica Nicole Bryant, and Bobby Evan Bishop; and one step-grandchild, Devon. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Akers. Funeral services for Evan Akers were conducted Monday, December 17, 2001, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiated. Burial followed in the Akers Family Cemetery, Grethel, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Francis A.   Age, 84, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, November 8, 2006, at his residence. Born in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Fred McKinley and Josie Boyd Akers. He retired as a carpenter with Island Creek Coal Company, was a member of Shiloh Old Regular Baptist Church, Finchville. He was a lifelong member of the United Mine Workers and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Leatha Pridemore Akers. Other survivors include two sons: Michael Akers (Judy) of Stamping Ground, and Douglas Allen Akers of Kansas City, Missouri; a daughter, Judy Knapp (Bob) of Nicholasville; four step-sons: Bobby Pridemore, Billy Pridemore, and Daniel Pridemore, all of Shelbyville, and Gary Pridemore of Sebastian, Florida; four step-daughters: Patty Ellis, Sue Gray, and Karen Sams, all of Shelbyville, Pam Long of Nicholasville; and one sister, Gladys Williams of Seneca, West Virginia; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathryn Williams Akers. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 10, at 10:30 a.m., at the Shiloh Old Regular Baptist Church, Finchville, with Brother Karrell Addington; brother Cledith Hall, and Brother Eddie Slone officiating. Interment will be in Masonic Cemetery, Stamping Ground. Visitation is at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be made to: Hospice of Louisville, or Shiloh Old Regular Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Hall-Taylor Funeral Home. (FCT'S 11-10-06)

AKERS, Fred W.  Age 80, of O’Brien, Fl., formerly of Dana, Ky., husband of Willa Faye Phillips Akers, passed away Monday, May 27, 2002, at Good Samaritan Center, Dowling Park, Florida. He was born May 26, 1922, in Dana, Ky., the son of the late Francis Marion Akers and Pearlie Rose Akers. He was a tool and dye maker, and was a minister and a member of the O’Brien Christian Fellowship. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Peggy Akers Self of Lawrenceburg, Tn.; one step-daughter, Devonia Sagraves of French Lick, In.; three step-sons, Bobby McGlone of Georgetown, Ky., Billie McGlone of Olive Hill, Ky., and Arthur McGlone of Grayson, Ky.; two brothers, Everett “Bill” Akers and Earl M. Akers, both of Bardstown, Ky.; six sisters, Retta Hall of Banner, Ky., Florida Smith of Bella Vista, Ca., Iness Stiltner of Eastern, Ky., Jean Hall of Hillsboro, Ky., Mattie “Pat” Greenwell of St. Petersburg, Fl., and Nora Burnette of Hillview, Ky., 12 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Fred W. Akers will be conducted Friday, May 31, 2002, at 10:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the clergyman, Dennis Kidd, officiating. Burial will follow in the Akers Cemetery, Dana, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home (FCT'S)

AKERS, George "Georgie"  Age 59, of Galveston, died Wednesday, August 18, 2004, at his residence. Born September 6, 1944, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Minnie Rogers Akers. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Evelene Howell Akers; a daughter, Lavonne A. (Danny) Johnson, of Galveston; a brother, Leonard Akers, of Galveston; a sister, Lou Ellen (Randall) Stanley, of Russell Springs; four grandchildren, Nina Johnson, Sabrina Johnson, Gina Johnson, and Tenia Johnson; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Birble Akers, and Joseph Akers; and two sisters, Jackie Akers, and Frona Akers. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 21, at noon, at the Little Rachel Old Regular Baptist Church, at Galveston. Old Regular Baptist ministers will officiate. Visitation is at the church. Burial will follow in the Robert Hall Cemetery, at Galveston, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Glenda Sue Lawson    Age, 40, of Dana, died Tuesday, July 2, 1991  at Harold from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born May 27, 1951, the daughter of Junior Lawson of Harold and Readie Ward Lawson of Dana. She graduated from Pikeville Beauty College and was a self-employed beautician. She was a member of the Church of Christ, and attended the Mouth of Mud Church of Christ al Harold. In addition to her parents she is survived by her husband Chester Lee Akers of Dana; one son, Chester Lee Akers, Jr., of Dana; one daughter, Angela Akers Sturgill of Dana; one brother, Gary Lee Lawson of Dana; one sister, Bonnie Jean Dotson of Prestonsburg; and one grandson, Daniel Lee Sturgill. She is preceded in death by one brother, Mickey Lawson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 5 at the Mouth of Mud Church of Christ at Harold with Evangelist Elbert Lawson, Doug Ramey and Charlie Ward. Burial will follow in the family cemetery, Justice Branch, Dana, with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, caring for those arrangements.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Glenn Ray b. 11-09-1943 d. 11-23-1990 s/o Vernon & Love Parsons Akers, h/o Sally Collins Akers, bur: Newsome Cemetery, Craynor

AKERS, Golda Pearl Stiltner   Born: January 27, 1915 also, a long time resident of Floyd County, Kentucky.  She died on January 24, 1996 in Jackson County, Ohio

AKERS, Goldie  Age, 73, of Dana, died Wednesday, October 11, 2000, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, following a long illness. Born on November 23, 1926, in Dana, she was the daughter of the late Fred M. Akers and Josie Boyd Akers. She was a member of the Little Salem Regular Baptist Church, at Dana. Her husband, Richard Akers, preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Wade Akers of Danville, McKinley Akers of Dana; one daughter, Pam Akers of Roseville, Michigan; one brother, Francis Akers of Stamping Ground; one sister, Gladys Williams of Seneca, West Virginia, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 14, at 11 a.m., at the Little Salem Regular Baptist Church, at Dana, with the Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Akers family cemetery, Boyd Branch, Dana, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Goldie B. Age 80, of Hi Hat, died Friday, February 11, 2000, at Highands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. She was born, November 17, 1919, at Honaker, the daughter of the late Jim Brown and Clara Elizabeth Williams Counts. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness Prestonsburg congregation. Survivors include one son, Eddie Akers of McDowell; one brother, Kermit Counts of Hillard, Ohio; one sister, Pauline Gilbert of Hi Hat; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 14, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Minister Christian Cuminotto officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers were Darrell Counts, Don Watson, Jason Counts, Danny Homes, Joseph Akers, Ted Moore and Chris Kidd.

AKERS,  Gracie Conn d/o Levi and Sophie Conn b: May 1 1895 Floyd Co., KY; d: Jul 9 1965 Leukemia; md: Burley AKERS, Apr 4 1913 d: Feb 8 1957; 5 boys 5 girls, boys: Willard, Charlie, Rev. Akers; Johnnie, and Hayden; girls: Temple Launchor, Nollie Robinson, Nelva Lewis, Bertha McClanahan, and Edna Redding; two brothers, Emmit and Columbus. Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.

AKERS, Hatler, B: 6-31-1931  D: 1-20-1979, s/o Elmon & Ada Alice Akers h/o Virginia  M: 8-2-1950, children: Calvin and Deborah Alice, bro: Thurman, Richard, Archer and Billy Ray

AKERS, Hillard Jr.  Age, 62, of Bevinsville, died Thursday, February 8, 2001, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Born on May 15, 1938, in Bypro, he was the son of the late Hillard and Laura Johnson Akers. He was a disabled miner and a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include two sons, Keith Akers and Danny Akers, both of Virginia; two daughters, Charlene Hall of Huntington, Indiana, Judy Akers of Florida; one half-brother, Bill Reed of Bevinsville. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 11, at 1 p.m., at the Little Rock Old Regular Baptist Church at Bevinsville, with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Buckingham Cemetery, at Bevinsville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Homer J.  Age 88, of Banner, Ky., husband of the late Josephine Hall Akers, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2001, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky., following an extended illness. He was born August 14, 1913, in Banner, Ky., the son of the late Noah Akers and Vann E. Sturgill Akers. He was a retired powerhouse operator for LTV Steel Corporation, in Michigan. Survivors include one son, Paul Akers of Banner, Ky.; two daughters, Patricia Richie of Lake Orion, Mi., Sylvia Allen of Howell, Mi., nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Elva Akers, Clifford Akers, and Earl Akers; six sisters, Bertha Hall, Emma Compton, Virdie Jones, Coosie Grant, Ona Rice and Gertie Akers. Funeral services for Homer J. Akers will be conducted Sunday, December 23, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the minister, Ronnie Samons, officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Hugh Winston  Obit  (HFH)  photo

Akers, Elder Jack   Age, 64, of McDowell, died Friday, September 5, 2003, at his residence. Born September 27, 1938, in Floyd County, he was the son of Cloie Caudill Akers of Beaver, Ohio, and the late Pink Akers Sr. He was a retired carpenter and a member and elder of the Little Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church of the New Salem Association, at McDowell. He is survived by his wife, Mary J. Adams Akers. Other survivors include a son, LeRoy Akers of McDowell; two daughters, Cindy Murrell of Garrett, and Lisa Strassburg of McDowell; three brothers, Talbie Akers of Michigan, Dewey Akers of Wooster, Ohio, and Pink Akers Jr., of Lancaster, Ohio; four sisters, Brenda Hicks of McDowell, Madis Siders of Ohio, Marie Brown of Michigan, and Betty Henson of Beaver, Ohio; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two sons, Richard Akers and Charles Akers; a daughter, Tina Akers; two brothers, Jimmy Ray Akers and William Robert Akers; and a sister, Mildred Rings. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 8, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Elder Red Alley, and other elders of the Old Regular Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in the Osborne Cemetery (Frasures Creek) at McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home, with nightly services at 7 p.m.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Jacob "Jake"   Age 78, of Grethel, Ky., husband of Melvina Newsome Akers, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2006 in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, McDowell, Ky. He was born January 25, 1928 in Amba, Ky., the son of the late Robert Akers and Lillie Hall Akers. Mr. Akers was a former Coal Miner and timber cutter.  Survivors include his two sons Tivis Eugene Akers, New Bloomington, OH., Zachary Dale Akers, Grethel, Ky., one brother: Robie Akers, Harold, Ky., one sister, Aggie Akers, 3 grandchildren, Shane Eugene Akers, Tosh Brandon Akers and Shennna Desha Spradlin, 2 great grandchildren, Zachary Brance Spradlin and Kendall Shay Akers. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by five sisters, Ruby Akers, Pearl Thacker, Carlie Sturgill, Nancy Mulkey and Stella Salisbury and one brother, Curt Akers. Funeral services for Jake Akers will be conducted Tuesday, August 8, 2006 at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky, with the Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Martin-Newsome Cemetery, Grethel, Ky, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is after 5:00 p.m., Sunday August 6, 2006 here at the Funeral Home. (HFH)

AKERS, Jane, B: 3-21-1871  D: 5-17-1903, w/o H. C. Akers  m: 8-6-1890, 4 children

AKERS, Jason Christopher  Age 23, of Banner, husband of Kimberly Nicole Akers, passed away, Friday, October 24, 2003, at the University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born August 18, 1980, in Prestonsburg, the son of Christopher Akers of Banner, and Sandy Roberts Childers of Shelby Gap. He was an employee of Prater Creek Ice, and was a member of the Spurlock Bible Church. Survivors include his parents and wife; two brothers, Alex Branham and Tyler Branham, both of Pikeville; one sister, Jill Akers of Banner; a nephew, Braxton Akers; his paternal grandmother, Emma Lou Akers of Banner; and his paternal great-grandmother, Goldie Conn of Banner. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Millard Roberts and Vaughn Roberts, and his paternal grandfather, Odis Akers. Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 27, at noon, at the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, with Clergymen Bobby Spencer, Jim Stephens and Andrew Fletcher officiating. Burial was in the Pearl Akers Cemetery, at Dana, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Mike Hall, Brian Layne, Tim Koger, Jason Spence, Robert Stephens, Joe Fannin, and Rick Wallen. Honorary: John Rogers, Kevin Click, Jerry Stanley, James Boyd, Keith Hunt, and Kenny Allen. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Jeanette   74 b-Aug.21 1924-Dana  d-Aug.28 1998  d/o  Murphy Jarrell 7 Daisy Conn Jarrell, w/o-Thurman Akers Bur: Fred Conn Cemetery. Dana, Ky.

AKERS, John M., B: 10-11-1855  D: 5-25-1936, s/o Joseph & Phena Akers, h/o Rhoda Caudill  m: 3-23-1874, 13 children

AKERS, Jimmy Lee  Age 56, of Banner, Ky., passed away Monday, May 27, 2002, at his residence. He was born September 26, 1945, in Dana, Ky., the son of Johnny Akers of Dana, Ky., and the late Marge Stanridge Akers. He was a former coal miner, and Vietnam War Army veteran. In addition to his father, he is survived by one son, James Akers of Banner, Ky.; daughter-in-law, Angela; one daughter, Jenita Boyd of Martin, Ky.; son-in-law, Terry; five brothers, J.D. Akers of Michigan, Alvin Akers, Darrell Akers and Randy Akers, all of Dana, Ky., and Mack Akers of Martin, Ky.; one sister, Cheryl Arms of Dana, Ky.; five grandchildren, Madison, Devon, Paige, Kristian and Angel; and a special friend, Jodie Goble. Funeral services for Jimmy Lee Akers will be conducted Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at 10 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Danny Connor officiating. Burial will follow in the Akers Cemetery, Dana, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Joseph Edward “Eddie Joe”  Age, 54, of McDowell, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2003, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. He was the son of the late David “Socker” Akers, and Goldie Beatrice Brown Akers. He was an electrician and coal miner, and was a member of the U.M.W.A. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Kay Akers of McDowell; one son, Joseph C. Akers of McDowell; and one daughter, Lisa Anne Akers of McDowell; four sisters, Doris Little of Price, Patty Lawson of Drift, Sharon Perkins of Printer, and Libby Thompson of Jenkins; and one grandchild, Kelli Suzanne Akers. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Arthur Tackett Jr. Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 12, at 1 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, with Don Fraley Jr., and Louie Ferrari officiating. Burial was in the Akers Family Cemetery at McDowell, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home at Martin. Pallbearers: Jimmy Griffith, Richard Ousley, Benjamin Wright, Donnie Perkins, Willie Holt, Jimmy Bentley, Kevin Wright, and Merrell Moore.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Josephine Age 83, of Banner, died , October 2, 1997, at HRMC, Prestonsburg,  Bom March 12, 1914 at Banner, d/o I.N. Hall and Rebecca Clark Hall. .w/o, Homer Akers; one son, Paul Akers of Hazel Park, Michigan; two daughters, Patricia Ritchie and Sylvia Allen, both of Warren, Michigan Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

AKERS, Julia, B: 1-15-1915  D:10-4-1931, d/o Floyd & Tener Akers, 16 yrs old

AKERS, Julia, B: 2-10-1904  D:  2-4-1931, d/o Bill & Rebecca Tackett, w/o Marion Akers  m/d: 1925, children: 3 girls 1 boy

AKERS, Kenas  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

AKERS, Kenis Walker, B: 12-28-1895  D: 4-2-1937, s/o Floyd & Nannie Akers, h/o Ina Shepherd

AKERS, L.B. Obituary, The Floyd County, Times, Prestonsuburg, Kentucky, Wednesday, 26 September 1973, section 1, page 8. L.B. Akers, 39, of Ravenna, Ohio, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Sept. 12 at Robinson Memorial Hospital at Ravenna after a short illness. He was a son of John Akers, of Ravenna and the late Pearlie Akers. Survivors other than his father, include four brothers, T.J. and Robert Akers, both of Ravenna, Luther Akers, of Galveston, KY., and John B. Akers, of Pikeville, four sisters, Mrs. Delphie Damron, of Columbus, Ga., Mrs. Alma Ratliff, of Akron, Ohio, Mrs. Katherine Younce, of Ravenna and Mrs. Florence Mays, of Kent, Ohio. Funeral services were hld at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Luther Akers residence at Galveston. George Groth officiated. Burial followed in the Robert-Hall Cemetery at Galveston. Arrangements at Ravenna were directed by the Wood Funeral Home, Ravenna.

AKERS, Laura Hunt   Age, 90, of Stanville, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Born December 6, 1912, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Sarah Lewis Hunt. She was a retired restaurant cook, and a member of the Mare Creek Freewill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Akers. Survivors include one son, Rex R. Ross of East Point; two brothers, Harve Hunt of Tram, and George Hunt of Mare Creek; three sisters, Ruby Hunt of Lavonia, Michigan, and Callie Cecil and Ocie Pelphrey, both of Clearwater, Florida; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Roland Hunt, John Hunt and Thomas Jay Hunt; and a sister, Eulivene Gunnels. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 10, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Jack Hunt officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Lee , Age 91, of Grethel, died Sunday, August 29, 1999, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Born July 30, 1908 at Grethel, s/o  Sol Akers and Mary Hamilton Akers, h/o  Verdie Newman Akers. Survivors include one son, Fonzo Akers of Grethel; one daughter, Glenna Jean Allen of Grethel; three sisters, Sally Frasure of Flatwoods, Francis Hamilton of Ashland, Ohio, and Annie Keathley of Morehead; Burial will be in the Lee Alley Cemetery at Grethel

AKERS, Lee, b. 8-1-1922, Dana, F.C., d. 10-11-1988, Dana, F.C., s/o Willie and Hattie Conn Akers, h/o Pauline Conn Akers, bur: Davidson Mem Gardens, Ivel, F.C.

AKERS, Leila Maye (Howell) , Age 91, of Harold, and widow of Ted R. Akers, d. Thursday, January 28, 1999, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital in Pikeville. She was born October 23, 1907, at Harold, Kentucky, to the late Joe and Rhoda (Reynolds) Howell.  She is survived by: one son, Max Akers of Lockboume, Oh.; one daughter, Jackie Akers Kidd of Harold, Ky.; one brother, Kermit Howell of Pickerington, Oh.; two sisters, Mildred Davis of Columbus Oh.; and Billie Patrick of Canal Winchester, Oh.. bur: Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

AKERS, Levi Payton, B: 4-15-1898  D: 3-1-1923, s/o Floyd & Nannie Akers h/o Millie Howell  m: 11-10-1921  d/o Jonathan A. & Louisa Howell

AKERS, Love Parsons Age, 75, of Teaberry, died Tuesday, June 20, 2000, at McDowell ARH, McDowell, following an extended illness. Born on December 15, 1924, in Galveston, she was the daughter of the late Jim Bob and Jane Hamilton Parsons. She was a member of the Old Beaver Old Regular Baptist Church at Minnie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Akers. Survivors include two sons, Ralph Akers and Daniel Akers, both of Teaberry; two daughters, Vonda Lee Oney of Columbus, Ohio, Brenda Hall of Teaberry; two bothers, Effort Parsons and Raymond Parsons, both of Grethel; one sister, Carrie Hall of Lincoln Park, Michigan; two half sisters, Lizzie Ward and Laura Ward, both of Ohio; 24 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.  Burial  in the Newsome Cemetery, Mink Branch, Craynor, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.

AKERS, Lonnie  Born Sept., 26,1930 Floyd Co., Ky. died June 28, 2005 Columbus, Ohio Lonnie was born and raised on Frasures Creek; son of Jobie & Alvania Howell Akers. He and his wife Vivian Adkins lived for many years in Delaware and Plain City, Ohio. Children: Loretta Culwell, Lovell Akers, Glenda Faye Barton, Leonard Akers, Patricia, Rick Akers & Kathy.

AKERS, Marvin Age 86, of Berea, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at the Rockcastle County Hospital. He was born in Prestonsburg, October 24, 1912, the son of the late Albert and Octava Burchette Akers. h/o Evalena DeLong Akers. Survivors include three sons, Alvin Akers of La Grange, Albert Akers of Nicholasville, and Gaylord Akers of Nashville, Tennessee; one sister, Shirley Davis of Prestonsburg; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, April 2, 11 a.m., at Berea Cemetery .

AKERS, Mary E., B: 4-20-1861  D: 3-28-1890, w/o Henry C. Akers  m: 12-7-1879 children: 3 sons & 5 daughters

AKERS, Mary Eva Hunter  B: 1-7-1893  D: 10-9-1980 w/o (1) John M. Hunter  D; 9-26-1937, children: George, Johnny, David, Maggie, Bertha & Pollie Ann w/o (2) Floyd Akers  D; 4-5-1955, bro.: Wilburn, John & George

AKERS, Max H.    Age, 78, of Lockbourne, OH passed away June 26, 2007, at Grant Medical Center. He was born September 9, 1928, in Amba, KY, the son of the late Theodore and Maye (Howell) Akers. In addition to his parents, Max was preceded in death by his grandson Scott Boehm. Survived by wife, Margaret of 60 years; children, Deborah (Rick) Boehm, Vickie (Mike) Polaski and John (Janene) Akers; grandchildren, Justin (Sarah) Boehm, Brandon Polaski and Cory (Nikki) Akers; precious great-grandchildren, Kaylee Boehm, Aiden and Alyssa Polaski and Zachary Akers; sister, Jacqueline (Luke) Kidd; nephew, Thomas (Pam) Kidd; and great-niece, Hannah; any many extended family member and friends. Keeping with Max's wishes, there will be no service. His family invites you to visit www.schoedinger.com to share your favorite memory of Max. Arrangements by the SCHOEDINGER NORRIS CHAPEL, Grove City. "Sign the online guestbook at www.dispatch.com/obituaries (THE COLUMBUS (OH) DISPATCH 7/1/07)

AKERS, Melissa TIPTON,  b. Dec 20, 1853, d/oJohn C. and Mary Tipton, married William Akers, Jan 24, 1876, died Feb 9, 1950.Had 8 children

AKERS, Minnie, d/o George and Lizzie Rogers, w/o Charlie Akers  married: 10-23-1933 children: Leonaed, Virble, Georgie, Willie and Lue Ellen

AKERS, Minnie Age 79, of Dana, d. June 26, 1999, . Born .on March 8, 1920, in Dana, d/o J. M. Boyd and Maggie Click Boyd. She had been a member of the Little Salem Old Regular Baptist Church since 1959. w/o, Willard Akers; one son, George Edd Akers of Dana; one daughter, Bernice Boyd of Vermilion, Ohio; one sister, Nell Sammons of Dana;  Burial was in the Boyd Cemetery at Dana.

AKERS, Mollie Keel, Nov 2, 1869, d. Oct 26, 1950, married Andrew J. Akers in October 1887, had four children, Hatler, McKinley, Eunice, and Pheona. Husband died Feb 2, 1949

AKERS, Melissa Sue Rowland   Age, 34, of Blue River, died Tuesday, November 23, 2004, in Ashland. Born February 4, 1970, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of Cleaties (Howdy) and Carol Ann Stephens Rowland of Blue River. She was a homemaker and mother, and a member of the Pleasant Home Southern Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she is survived by one son, John David Akers of Paintsville; and one sister, Anna Marie Rowland Allen of Garrett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 27, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Tom Rowland officiating. Burial was in the Gethsemane Gardens, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Melvina N.   Age 75 of Grethel, Ky., widow of Jake Akers, passed away Friday, January 18, 2008 in the Riverview Healthcare Center, Prestonsburg, She was born January 15, 1933 in Grethel, a daughter of the late William and Martha Hamilton Newsome.  She was a homemaker, member of the Mud Creek Senior Citizens and a member of the Pilgrim's Home Regular Baptist Church, Grethel.  Survivors include two sons, Tivis Eugene (Jenny) Akers, New Bloomington, OH., and Zachary Dale (Bonita) Akers, Grethel, two brothers, William Newsome, Jr. of Stanville, KY. and Billy Ray Newsome of Grethel, KY., five sisters, Fannie Hall of Peebles, OH., Mearl Clark of Harold, KY., Sola Akers of Grethel, KY., Emogene Hall and Pauline Green both of Ivel, KY., three Grandchildren: Tosh Brandon Akers, Shane Eugene Akers and Sheena DeSha Spradlin, and three Great Grandchildren: Zachary Brance Akers, Kendal Shay Akers and Blaine Douglas "Ike" Akers.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Andy, Tolva, Doc, Duran, Anthony and Charley Newsome, and five sisters Cora Moore, Martha Newsome, Goldie Tackett, Mina Newman and Pearl Newsome.  Funeral services for Melvina N. Akers will be conducted Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pilgrim's Home Regular Baptist Church, Grethel, with the Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Martin - Newsome Cemetery, Grethel, Visitation is after 5:00 p.m. Sunday at Hall Funeral Home, and after 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Church.  (HFH)

AKERS, Namon , Age 88, of Banner, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Born on March 11, 1911, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Amos Akers and Minnie Clifton Akers Smith. Survivors include three daughters, Linda Carol Boyd of Banner, Patricia Ann McGuire of Prestonsburg, Jeanette Jean Akers of Prestonsburg; six brothers, Burnis Akers and Leonard Akers, both of J3anner, Woodrow Akers of Buffalo Creek, West Virginia, James Akers of Dana, Charlie Akers, Detroit, Michigan, Lee
Akers of Ashland, Ohio; two sisters, Annie Howell of Dana, Josephine Akers of Ashland, Ohio; Burial will be in the Burnis Akers Cemetery at Banner.

AKERS, Nancy Ann, B: 3-11-1850  D: 1927, children: 2 daughters & 1 boy

AKERS, Nannie, B: 10-18-1894  D: Feb. 1930, w/o Willie Akers  m: Aug. 1912, 9 daughters

AKERS, Nannie Justice, B: 1-12-1876  D: 2-20-1905, d/o Peyton Justice, w/o Floyd Akers  m: Dec. 1891, 7 children

AKERS, Orpha C. Obituary, The Floyd County Times, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Wednesday, 1 December 1993, page A8. Orpha C. Akers, 76, of Drift, died Sunday, November 28, at Highlands Regional Medical Center following a short illness. Born March 23, 1918, at Garrett, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Froney Collins Chaffins. She was a graduate of Pikeville College and a retired teacher, formerly employed by the Floyd County School System for 25 years. She taught at Drift and Sizemore School and was tax commissioner of Floyd County for one year. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clive Akers. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Ray Akers of Drift and Clive Akers Jr. of Emerson, New Jersey; four sisters, Oretta Chaffins Meade, Jan Chaffins Thompson, Carmel Chaffins Martin and Avanell Chaffins Burchett, all of Lucasville, Ohio; ten grandchildren an nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 1, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Elders Ivory Sowards and Paris Tackett and others officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

AKERS, Ora  , B: 8-5-1893  D: 7-6-1939, w/o Farley Akers  m/d: 1-7-1915, children: 7 sons & 6 daughters

AKERS, Ottawa Bradley Boyd  Age, 73, of Tram, died Monday, August 18, 2003, at Pikeville Health Care. Born November 25, 1929, in Dana, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Vannie Boyd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dwale House of Prayer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hurley Roe Akers. Survivors include three sons, Billy Roe Akers and Larry Akers, both of Tram, and Gary Lee Akers of Banner; three daughters, Burlene Campbell of Edmonton, Magalene Robinson and Allene Crum, both of Banner; five brothers, Robert Boyd of Emma, Asbury Boyd and Virgil Boyd Jr., both of Tram, Raymond Boyd of Vermillion, Ohio, and Nola Boyd of Dana; two sisters, Lizzie Belle Goble and Rosie Goble, both of Tram; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Gene Akers and Bobby Dean Akers; a daughter, Barbara Jean Burchett; three brothers, J.B. Boyd, Randy Boyd, and Hezzie Boyd; and a sister, Judy Boyd. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 21, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Woody Crum and Bud Crum officiating. Burial will be in the Boyd Cemetery, (Boyd Branch), at Dana. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Patty Darlene, b., 1-20-1937, Betsy Layne, F.C., d/o Thurman and Eunice Bucley Gillispie, w/o (1) Billy Joe White, (d. June 20, 1965), (2)Walter Akers, (d. June 10, 1981) d. Nov 8, 1988, PMA, Pikeville, KY, children: Lelisa, Darlene, Joetta, Delaine, bur: Davidson Mem Garden

AKERS, Paul B., B: 6-3-1917  Betsy Layne, Ky.  D: 12-8-1981  Pikeville, s/o Willie L. & Minnie Jarrell Akers, h/o Pollie Ann Hunter  12-18-1937
children: Harold E. (Jim), James E. (Gene), Chester L., Benjamin M., (Buddy), Cola Ray, Lois Ann, Maggie Sue & 1 child deceased

AKERS, Pauline   Age, 81, of Banner, died Friday, October 13, 2000, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. She was born October 24, 1918, in Banner, the daughter of the late Elva L. Akers and Susan Weddington Akers. She was a retired beautician. She is survived by one nephew, Jay Akers of Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 15, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with clergyman Don Crisp officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Eddie Akers, Larry Akers, Tim Ryan, Chris Ryan, Tommy R. Ryan and Tommy A. Ryan.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Perlis D.  Age, 71, of Marion, North Carolina, formerly of Dana, died Tuesday, November 21, 2000, at McDowell Hospital in Marion, North Carolina, following an extended illness. Born on May 25, 1929, in Dana, he was the son of the late Emine Pearl Akers and Cynthia Jarrell Akers. He was a retired carpenter. Survivors include three sons, Clayton Akers of Dana, Timothy Akers of New York, Ricky Akers of New York; three daughters, Marsha Akers of Banner, Charlene Bricker of Almont, Michigan, Charmae Akers of New York; two brothers, Clevert Akers of Dana, Thurman Akers of Mt. Sterling; one sister, Lettie Mae Osborne of Banner; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 24, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with ministers of the church officiating. Burial will be in the E. P. Akers Cemetery, at Dana, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Preston, B: 3-8-1894  D: 6-14-1928, s/o Floyd & Nannie Akers, h/o Rebecca Jane Kidd, 5 sons & 2 daughters

AKERS, Pollie Ann Hunter   Age 83, of Dana, died Friday, September 13, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born June 4, 1919, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late John Morgan and Mary Eva Conn Hunter. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Sammy Clark Freewill Baptist Church, at Dana. She was the widow of Paul B. Akers. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Vivian Faye Akers; three brothers, Mark Hunter, Johnny Hunter, and George Conn. She is survived by five sons, Harold “Jim” Akers, of Prestonsburg, James Eugene Akers, Benjamin “Buddy” Akers, and Cola Ray Akers, all of Harold, and Chester Lee Akers, of Dana; two daughters, Lois Ann Flannery, of Ivel, and Maggie Sue Blackburn, of Prestonsburg; one brother, David Hunter, of East Point; two sisters, Maggie Hunter Snyder, of Evansville, Indiana, and Bertha F. Kidd, of Harold; 17 grandchildren; 34 great- grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 16, at the Sammy Clark Freewill Baptist Church, at Dana, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Freewill Baptist ministers officiated. Burial followed in the Moore & Kidd Cemetery, on Little Mud Creek, under the direction of the funeral home. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Polly     Age 70, of Grethel, died Friday, August 4, 2006, at her residence.   Born April 18, 1936, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Arizona Reynolds Martin. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Tackett Fork Freewill Baptist Church, at Beaver.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenas Akers.  Survivors include two sons: Kenas (Poochio) Akers Jr., and Danny R. Akers (Helen), both of Grethel three daughters: Rosa Blankenship of Teaberry, Ruby Conn (Wade) of Banner, and Lesa Hughes (Alex) of Grethel; three brothers: William Martin of Craynor, Charles Martin Jr., of Vinton, Ohio, and Donald (Lonnie) Ray Martin of Blame; five sisters: Dinah Martin of Craynor, Shelby Hamilton of Lorain, Ohio, Iva Compton of Garrett, Indiana, Verlie Hail of Galveston, and Geneva Aid of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; six grandchildren, and eight great- grandchildren.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Harold Lloyd Martin and Dingus Martin; a sister, Frona Hall; and two grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Sunday, August 6, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, at Teaberry, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial was in the Long Point Cemetery, at Craynor, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin.  Visitation was at the church, with nightly services at 6:30 p.m.

AKERS, Ralph   Age, age 61, of Teaberry, died Wednesday, January 24, 2007, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg.  Born August 6, 1945, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Vernon and Love Parsons Akers. He was a disabled coal miner. Survivors include a daughter, Shella Akers of Teaberry; a brother, Daniel Akers of Teaberry; two sisters: Vonda Lee Oney of Columbus, Ohio, and Brenda Hall of Teaberry; two grandchildren: Cody Lee and Makayla; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: David Akers, Glen Ray Akers, and Randall Akers; and two sisters: Lois Krinn and Dorothy Sue Akers. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 27, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, in Teaberry, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial was in the Newsome Cemetery in Craynor, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church. (FCT'S 01-28-2007)

AKERS, Rhoda Caudill, B: 5-28-1859  D: 8-6-1935, d/o Preston Caudill, w/o John M. Akers  m/d: 5-23-1874, 13 children

AKERS, Richard of Norwalk Ohio formerly of Floyd County, died Sunday, January 11th, at the home of his sister opal Maynard following an extended illness. Born in Floyd County he was a son of the late Silas and Lona Akers. Burial is in the Woodlawn cemetery in Norwalk Ohio

AKERS, Robert Vinson, B: 1853  D: 1932 or bef., s/o Joe Akers, h/o Malissa Hall  m/d: abt. 1886, 10 children

AKERS, Ransom Age 70, of Melvin died  Sept. 5, 1990 at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born April 27, 1920, in Price, s/o  Charlie and Rosa Belle Bryant Akers. He was a WWII Army veteran and member of the Disabled Veterans of American, Garrett Chapter #128. His son, John Henry Akers preceded him in death in 1986. h/o Edith Akers; two sons, Jack Akers of Melvin and Andy Akers of Wheelwright; one daughter, Patricia Liulc of Hi Hat; and five grandchildren, Kimberly Ann Little, John William Little, Jack Allan Akers, Bobby Wayne Akers and Michael John Akers. Burial followed in the Henry Tackett Cemetery at Melvin.

AKERS, Robert Wayne, 39, d-Jul.23 1996,  b-Apr. 26, 1957,  s/o Wayne & Josephine "Tootsie" Ellen Hayes Akers

AKERS, Roxie, B: 3-7-1895  D: 10-23-1982, children: Melvina, Hulda, Maggie, Linda, Ida, Sally, Dina, Hatler & Hazard

AKERS, Sheridan, B: 2-4-1912  D: 8-21-1923, s/o Floyd & Tenyer Akers, h/o Emma Moore  D: 3-2-1924, 2 sons & 2 daughters

AKERS, Simon  77 b-Feb.12 1921-Dana,Ky. d-Sep.27 1998 s/o Farley Akers & Ora Akers h/o-Myrtle Conn Akers Bur: Akers Fam. Cemetery. Dana, Ky.

AKERS, Stella C.  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

AKERS, Stella C., B: 5-24-1906  D: 7-21-1994, d/o William & Spicy Newsome Hall w/o Amos Akers  m: 7-17-1921  D:5-6-1973, children: Virginia M., Arvel, Donald, Carmel L., I Jellian & Tava P.

AKERS, Susan Conley  Age 86, of Louisville, formerly of Banner, Ky., died Thursday, in Louisville. A native of Prestonsburg, Ky. area, she was a retiree from the Anderson (Indiana) City Schools, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and of the Hurstbourne Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron J. Akers. She is survived by a daughter, Sara Akers Brady; two sons, Larry and Ed Akers; two sisters, Maxine Osborne of Wheelwright, Ky., and Estelle Ruth Fletcher of Tuscon, Arizona; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving are 11 nieces and three nephews. Funeral services will be Monday, 10 a.m., at Pearson-Ratterman Bros. Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Rd., Louisville, Ky., with visitation Sunday, 2-8 p.m. Burial will be 4 p.m. Monday in Davidson Memorial Park, Ivel, Ky. Memorial gifts: Alzheimer’s Association and Hurstbourne Baptist Church Library Fund, 8800 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, Ky. 40222. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Tillie  Age, 67, of Ludlow Falls, Ohio, died Friday, January 19, 2001. She was born May 27, 1933, the daughter of the late Dewey and Anna Jones Hall. She is survived by her husband, Homer Akers. Other survivors include three sons, James Akers of Idleyld Park, Oregon, Gordon Akers of Troy, Ohio and Mark Akers of Ludlow Falls, Ohio; two brothers, Carroll Gene Hall of Versailles, and Benjamin F. Hall of Little Rock, Arkansas; two sisters, Charlotte Emogene Dorton of Elizabethtown, and June Christine Hackworth of Marion, Ohio; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 24, at the Hale-Sarver Funeral Home in West Milton, Ohio. Burial was in the Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio.  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Timothy Ryan  Age 26, of Grethel, Ky., passed away Thursday, September 6, 2001, in Rutledge, Tennessee. He was born June 22, 1975, in Prestonsburg, Ky., the son of Brenda F. Akers and the late Anthony Akers. He was a general laborer. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Kathy Lynn Gillespie Akers. Other survivors include one son, Jacob Anthony Akers; one daughter, Chyna Lynn Akers, all three of Morristown, Tn.; one brother, Kermit Lee Akers; three nephews, Justyn, Cody, and Johnny Akers, all of Teaberry; and a host of uncles, aunts, and cousins. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 10, 2001, at the Samaria Regular Baptist Church, Teaberry, Ky., with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial followed in the Akers Cemetery, Grethel, Ky., under the care of Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers: Bradley Akers, Brent Bentley, Jason Blazer, Jeremy Blazer, Dougie Bentley, Kelly Akers, Darrin Reynolds, Nick Music, and Jason Cecil. (FCT'S)

AKERS, Tina Age 36 of McDowell, d, September 18, 1999, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, , Born December 1, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio, d/o Elder Jack and Mary Adams Akers of McDowell. She was a pharmacy technician for Rite Aid in Martin, and a member of the Old Time Baptist Church at Printer. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her paternal grand- mother, Cloie Akers of Ohio; one brother, Leroy Akers of McDowell; and two sisters, Cindy Osborne and Lisa Akers, both of McDowell.  Burial  in the Pink Akers Cemetery at McDowell

AKERS, Usly, D: 8-29-1939 ,  age 83

AKERS, Valentine  (John), B: 10-20-1826  D: 1-30-1906, h/o (1)  Hannah Blankinship  m: 1848 4 sons & 3 daughters (2)  Millie Hamilton  m: 2-22-1871, 5 children

AKERS, Vance Lee, B: 2-14-1946  D: ?, s/o Walter L. & Minnie Frazier Akers
h/o Lana Spears, children: Lisa Renee, Vinson Dwayne & Kimberly Dawn, bro-sis: Marie, Patty & Daniel

AKERS, Vance Lee  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

AKERS, Vernon  Age, 62, of McDowell, Ky., died Sunday, October 14, 2001, following an extended illness. Born on February 18, 1939, at Ligon, Ky., he was the son of the late Noah Akers and Lizzie Wallen Akers. He was a disabled laborer, a member of the First Baptist Church at McDowell, Ky., a member of the Lion’s Club, and a cook at the Slone Mt. Squirrel Festival. He is survived by his wife, Freda Stumbo Akers. Other survivors include two sons, Vernon Eugene Akers of Channahon, Ill., James David Akers of Channahon Ill.; one step-son, Terry Osborne of Ypsilanti, Mich.; one daughter, Candina Renee Phillips of Clarksville, Tenn.; one brother, Noah Carson Akers of McDowell, Ky.; four sisters, Freeda Tackett of Eastern, Ky., Margie Gore of Knoxville, Tenn., Carolyn Wright of Lexington, Ky., Marilyn Newsome of McDowell, Ky. and 11 grandchildren, Amber Babcock, Neil Babcock, Kevin Akers, Zachary Akers, Megan Akers, Derrick Akers, David James Akers, (D.J.) Austin Akers, Madison Phillips, Brandyn Osborne, and Taylor Osborne. He was preceded in death by one sister, Nora Jane Akers McCoy Funeral services will be conducted (today) Wednesday, October 17, 2001, at 11 a.m., at the First Baptist Church at McDowell, Ky. Burial will be in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at the First Baptist Church at McDowell, Ky. (FTC'S)

AKERS, Viola Justice born 03-20-1924 died in 05-22-1991 daughter of Azzie an Artie Adkins burial: Justice family cemetery at Harald

AKERS, Wanda Sue   Age, 67, of Honaker, died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Lexington. Born July 12, 1938, in Honaker, she was the daughter of the late Langley and Reely Irick Clark. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Spurlock Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Akers. Survivors include one son, Jerry Douglas Akers (wife, Debbie), of Jamestown, Indiana; two daughters: Susan Hunter, (husband, Roy), and Sharlette Sue Akers, both of Honaker; a brother, Bobby Gene Clark of Dayton, Ohio; and six grandchildren: Roy Hunter, Denise Pinion, Jerry Douglas Akers Jr., Heather Akers, April Akers, and Brandon Akers; and one great-granddaughter, Emily Shepherd. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 3, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Church of Christ ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Clark Cemetery, in Honaker, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home  (FCT'S)

AKERS, Webster  B: 4-20-1885  D: 3-28-1974, Raised and lived on Mud Creek, Floyd Co.
h/o Ida Hamilton  Married: 6-22-1904, 12 children: 6 boys and 4 girls  2 children died in infancy.  1 son, Grant died at the age of 68 on 12-18-1973.

AKERS, Willie Junior   Age, 56, of Banner, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at his residence.  Born May 23, 1949, in Dana, he was the son of the late Willie E. and Osie Howell Akers; and the step-son of Alice Boyd Akers of Banner. He was a disabled school bus driver for the Floyd County Board of Education, and a member of the Little Mud Church of Christ.  In addition to his step-mother, he is survived by four brothers: Earl Lee Akers, James E. Akers, and Nelson Akers, all of Adrian, Michigan, and Curtis Akers of Ohio; five sisters: Lithe Kovac of Jackson, Michigan, Ilene Richards of Elyria, Ohio, Linda Lane of Zion, Illinois, Sharon S. Taylor of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Josephine Daniels of Wellington, Ohio.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Loyal Akers; 10 sisters: Margie Boyd, Martha Wright, Lora Howell, Lulie Wright, Alice Wright, Emma Mae Akers, Maggie Alcock, Perlie Akers, Millie Akers; and one unnamed infant.  Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 24, at 1 p.m., at the Mouth of Mud Church of Christ, in Harold, with Elbert (Red) Lawson officiating.  Burial was in the Akers Cemetery, at Dana, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin.  Visitation was at the funeral home, and later at the church.  (FTC'S March 31, 2006 Floyd Co. Times) 

ADKINS, Byrd Kidd, b. 1-9-1911, d/o Saintand Hester Collins Kidd, d. April 11, 1988, F.C., bur: Davison Mem Gardens

ADKINS, Mindy Newsome, b. 8-10-1911, F.C., d/o Green and Rena Hamilton Newsome, d. 3-8-1988, HRMC, F.C., w/o Andy Adkins (d. 1968)

ALEXANDER, Anna Louise Age 66, of Wayland, died , October 2, 1997, at HRMC, Prestonsburg, . Born May 22, 1931 in Floyd County, she was the d/o  Harlin and Hazel Ramey Paige. w/o Glenn Edward Alexander; four daughters, Loretta Cline, Sue Rhoads and Vicki Jones, all of Wayland, and Willa Goodman of Kenderville, Indiana; three brothers, Garlie Paige of Wayland, and Donald Ray Paige and Harlin Paige Jr., both of Coming, Ohio; four sisters, Edna Conley of Mousie, Barbara Hail of Wayland, Virginia Bailey of Topmost, and Shirley Boiling of Hillsboro, Ohio. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

ALEXANDER, Enid Netherly  Age 90, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2001, at Riverview Health Care Center following an extended illness. Born on May 25, 1911, in Glencrian, Wolfe County, Ky., she was the daughter of Steve Netherly and Lula Potts Netherly. She was a homemaker. She was a Red Cross worker during World War II. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Alexander and two great-grandchildren. She is survived by two sons, Darrell “Bud” Alexander, Prestonsburg, Ky., and Kendall “Jeep” Alexander, Wooster, OH; two daughters, Mildred Horn, Paintsville, Ky., and Ruby Sammons, Prestonsburg, Ky.; nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Enid Netherly Alexander will be held Saturday, December 15, 2001, at 12:00 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George Love officiating. Burial will be at Walker Horn Cemetery, Paintsville, Ky., under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to the Floyd County Emergency and Rescue Squad. (FCT'S)

ALEXANDER, Glenn   Age, 78, of Wayland, died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. Born November 8, 1924, in Auxier, he was the son of the late Louis Edward and Lucinda Ward Alexander. He was a disabled coal miner, a member of the House of Prayer at Wayland, a dispatcher for the Wayland Fire Department, and a member of the fire department since 1972. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Louise Paige Alexander. Survivors include four daughters, Loretta Cline, Sue Rhoads, and Vickie Jones, all of Wayland; and Willa Goodman of Kendallville, Indiana; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Alvin Alexander; two sisters, Lois Bolen and Loretta Watkins; and two half-sisters, Edna King and Margie Goble. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 18, at 1 p.m., at the House of Prayer at Shop Fork in Wayland, with Donnie Burke officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Alex Elder, b. Nov 21, 1868, d. Nov 3o 1948, Married Mary Allen, had 7 children, Ester Allen Martin, Myrtle Allen Childers, Edna May Allen Callison, Eugene William Allen, George Allen, Alex Vernon Allen,

ALLEN, Alfred G. “Hot Dog”  Age 73, of Fairfax, Va., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2002, in the Northern Virginia Memorial Hospital of Arlington, Va. Mr. Allen was a native of Hueysville, Ky., and son of the late Wayne and Mallie Craft Allen. After graduating from Maytown High School, he served in the U.S. Air Force, from 1946 to 1949, with an overseas assignment in Okinawa. While still assigned to the Air Force, he was selected for special training and assigned to the Defense Communications Agency as a telecommunications specialist. Later, as a civilian, he worked at the Pentagon in various capacities within the communications field. Retiring from the government in 1983 after 36 years, he then became a consultant to Booz-Allen and Hamilton, where he worked for eight years, retiring in 1995. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Sexton Allen of Joplin Mo.; sister Ione Amelia Allen of Hueysville, Ky.; brothers, Thomas Jacob Allen, and William Kenneth Allen, both of Prestonsburg, Ky., and Clarence Edward Allen of Chesapeake, Va. Mr. Allen is survived by his wife, Patricia K. Allen of Fairfax, Va.; sister Anna Lena Allen of Cincinnati, Oh.; brothers, Volney D. Allen of Langley, Ky., Nelson R. Allen of Ashland, Ky., Harry Gordon Allen of Hueysville, Ky., and Maurice C. Allen of Pyramid, Ky. Other surviving family members include numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, stepdaughters, Renee Crihfiled and Stephanie (Jeff) Best of Chantilly, Va., and a step-granddaughter, Nicole Alexandra Best. Following viewings at the Money and King Vienna Funeral Home of Vienna, Va., church services were held at the Faith Lutheran Church of Arlington, Va., with Dr. Neal R. Davidson presiding. An Air Force Honor Guard was in attendance when Mr. Allen was laid to eternal rest on Saturday, March 9, 2002, at the Fairfax Memorial Park in Fairfax, Va. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Arcolas Boyd  Age 85, of Pikeville, widow of Dewey L. Allen, died Saturday, January 11, in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She was born May 9, 1917, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Worley C. and Gustavia Conn Boyd. She worked as a retail sales clerk at Sears and Watson Department Stores, and was a member of the Vogel Day United Methodist Church, at Harold. Survivors include one daughter, Sue Lykins (Bob) Sublett of Kingsport, Tennessee; two sisters, Addie Bea Hall of Harold, and Ezella Watkins of Worthington; four grandchildren, Melissa (Rick) Sizemore,. Chris (Glenda) Sublett, John (Beth) Sublett, and Andrew (Melinda) Sublett; seven great-grandchildren, Christopher, Sarah, Allie, Molly, Mathew, Josh, and Zachary. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Selven Lykins; and one sister, Mabra Stratton. Graveside services for Arcolas Boyd Allen were conducted Monday, January 13, in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, followed by burial. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m., Monday, at the Vogel Day United Methodist Church, with visitation following, Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Rev. Andrew  Age 93, of Lima (and formerly of Kenton) died Sunday, October 20, 2002, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. He was born on November 18, 1908, in Waldo, Kentucky, to Ramey and Mary (Rowe) Allen. In 1929, he married Teda Marshall who preceded him in death. On October 22, 1956, he married Lillian E. Holbrook, who survives. Rev. Allen was an ordained Baptist minister, having been ordained in January, 1932. He pastored churches in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. He loved the Lord with all of his heart. He mentored many young ministers. He loved preaching and Bible teaching. He also loved children and often baked cookies for neighborhood children as well as children in the family. He appreciated the the kind and loving care he received from his home health aide, Terry Kilgore, during the past year and a half. He was employed at Rockwell International from 1950 until his retirement in December, 1973. He had also owned and operated a general store in Royalton, Kentucky, prior to his move to Ohio in 1944. Other survivors include two sons, Warnie Allen of McGuffey, Ohio, Timothy S. “Tim” Allen of Lima, Ohio; three daughters, Roberta (Ezra) Moore, Brenda (Thomas) Keller and Catherine D. “Cathy” (Stephen) Potter, all of Lima, Ohio; and one sister, Grace Pinks of McGuffey; six grandchildren, Rose (Don) Webb of Alger, Suzanne Hoover of Kenton, Linda (Robert) O’Brien, Jonathan Ridgeway, Jessika Yoakam, and Andrew “Andy” Allen all of Lima, Ohio; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter and two step-great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his previous spouse, Teda (Marshall) Allen; two daughters, Barbara Allen in 1945 and Maredia Allen Wright on October 15, 1999 and one grandson, David D. Wright on February 9, 1987; four sisters, Susie, Sarah, Edna, and Ada Allen and a brother, Karue Allen. Services will be conducted Thursday, October 24, at 2:30 p.m., at Chiles and Sons—Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel, 1170 Shawnee Road, Lima, Ohio, with Revs. Eddie and Joe M. Wireman officiating. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger, Ohio. Visitation is held on Tuesday, from 6-8 p.m., and Wednesday, from 2-4 p.m., and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Chiles and Sons Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel, in Lima. Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries, Inc., 354 West Street, Valpraiso, Indiana, 46383-6298.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Anna Katherine Craft  Age, 77, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, January 29, 2003, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born November 26, 1925, at Ivel, she was the daughter of the late Albert “Alb” Rice and Florence “Toad” Riddle Rice. She was a homemaker and member of the Lancer Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Jess Craft and Hobert Allen. Survivors include one daughter, Flora Webb of East Point; one step-son, Fred Craft of Gastonia, North Carolina; two step-daughters, Gertrude Elliott of West Prestonsburg, and Sandra Beasley of Florida; two brothers, Marvin Rice of Auxier, and Howard Rice of Georgia; two sisters, Nancy Stephens and Matilda Palmer, both of Ivel; three grandchildren, 17 step-grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, 15 step-great-grandchildren, and four step-great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Willie Rice and Wesley Rice. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 1, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Bobby Carpenter and Jennings West officiating. Visitation was at the funeral home. Burial was in the Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Ava Lee Salyers, 64, Prestonsburg, KY d. March 7, 1999, in Lexington, b. Sept 19, 1934, Brainard, Floyd Co, d/o Ellis and Sula Richardson Salyers, w/o Henry Edward Allen, one son, Ronnie Allen. Burial in the Arnett Cemetery in Prestonsburg KY

ALLEN, Bartee, 60, of Hueysville, died May 20, 1986 at Prestonsburg. He was born to James Harvey and Millie Gearhart Allen on June 25, 1925 in Hueysville.

ALLEN, Bert   Age 82 of Betsy Layne, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2006, in the Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore. He was born October 23, 1924, in Harold, the son of the late James and Lilly Sturgill Allen.  He was a retired barber, a World War II Navy veteran, and a member of the Betsy Layne United Methodist Church. He is survived by two sons: Herbert Allen of Varicrus, Mexico, and Randy Allen of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Pacilla Allen Conn of Banner; three sisters: Eda Belle Marshall and Naomi Mullins, both of Sumpter, South Carolina, and Mary Lou Gilmore of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Clara Allen, and brothers: L.J. Allen, Curtis Allen, Dewey Allen, James Preston, and Larry Buford Allen. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 6, at the Betsy Layne United Methodist Church, with Rev. Randy Blackburn officiating.  Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home of Martin. (FCT'S 12-06-2006)

ALLEN, Billy M.  Obit  (HFH)

ALLEN, Bobby  Age, 68, of Martin, died Sunday, August 22, 2004, at his residence. Born July 12, 1936, in Pike County, he was the son of the late Dezard and Cynthia Mimms Allen. He was a retired coal miner, a member of U.M.W.A., and a member of the Drift Pentecostal Church. He is survived by his wife, Georgie Ann Adams Allen. Other survivors include sons and daughters-in-law: Bobby Dezard and Tara Allen of Martin; and Kelly Greg and Teresa Allen of Prestonsburg; brothers: Kennith (Buzz) Allen (wife, Liz) of Allen; and Anthony (Tony) Allen (wife, Jenny) of Drift; and three grandchildren: Shane Gregory Allen, Kelli Elizabth Allen and Kaitlyn Allen. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 24, at 2 p.m., at the Drift Pentecostal Church, with Ted Shannon and Randy Polk officiating. Burial was in the Drift Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, at Martin. Visitation was at the church.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Beulah Stapleton  Age, 91, of Langley, died Sunday, December 24, 2000, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Born December 29, 1908, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mollie Conley Stapleton. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Allen. She is survived by one son, Joe Edward Allen of Langley; two daughters, Virginia Spears and Betty Frasure, both of Langley; one brother, Earnest Stapleton of Haysi, Virginia; two sisters, Irene Hall of Robinson and Lorene Trimble of John’s Creek; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Funeral services were Wednesday, December 27, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel in Martin with Bob Varney officiating. Burial followed in the Leonard Allen Cemetery at Langley. Pallbearers were Gene Frasure, Keith Frasure, Rodney Hicks, Brandon Hicks, Jr. Spears, Jonathan Spears, Barry Click, Doug Frasure, Robert Robinson, Van Ramey, Joey Spears and Howard Spears. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Brook   Age 27, of Garrett, passed away, Sunday, April 18, 2004, at Minnie, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born May 24, 1976, in Pikeville, she was the daughter of Ricky Allen and Teresa Inmon Allen, of Garrett. In addition to her parents, survivors include: one brother, Jonathan Brad Allen, of Garrett; her maternal grandparents, Delmas and Sturneth Inmon, of Garrett; and her paternal grandmother, Thelma Keathley, of Hueysville. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Bart T. Allen. Funeral services for Brook Allen will be conducted Wednesday, April 21, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with ministers of the Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Coburn-Inmon Family Cemetery, at Garrett, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Buck, B: 3-4-1912  D: 1-13-1981, s/o Joel & Cinthy Allen h/o Lema Jones  1-27-1938, child: Lee Edward, sis: Madge & Virgie

ALLEN, Burton ,     Age 57, of Betsy Layne, Ky., husband of Emma L. Tackett Allen, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tennessee. He was born January 23, 1950 in Pikeville, Ky., the son of the late Virgil Thomas Allen and Irene Carter Allen. Mr. Allen was U.S. Army, Vietnam Veteran and a member of the Island Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Pikeville, Kentucky. Survivors include his wife, Emma, a step-son, Brandon Tackett, Betsy Layne, Ky., a daughter, Melissa (Bob) Lawrence, Charleston, WV., a brother, Billy Thomas (Myrtle) Allen, Pikeville, Ky., four sisters, Barbara Jean Akins, Betty (Robert) Boggs both of Pikeville, Ky., Bonnie (Dennis) Reinhart, Cleveland, Oh., Beulah Hubnor, Columbus, Oh., and three grandchildren, Brittany Allen, Samantha Lawrence, and Cameron Tackett. Preceding him in death was his parents, and a brother, Bobby Allen. Funeral services for Burton Allen will be conducted Friday, July 27, 2007, at 1:00 p.m., at the Island Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Pikeville, Ky., with the Clergymen Donnie Harris, Frankie Bryant, and Billy Ray Compton officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. Visitation is after 4:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Church. (HFH)

ALLEN, Charles S.   Age 86 of Printer, husband of Alpha Layton Allen, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2007, in Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg.  He was born January 30, 1921, in Printer, the son of the late Charles S. Allen Sr., and Lucy Crisp Allen. He was a member of of the Old Time Baptist Church, in Printer, the United Mine Worker Association, a Kentucky Colonel, and worked in construction, building tipples. Survivors, in addition to his wife, Alpha, include three daughters: Mickie Allen Meade, and her hsuband, Denver of Printer; Lucy Allen of Tampa, Florida; and and Margie, her husband, Gregory Thomerson of Lexington; five grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers: Wilson Allen, Frank Allen, Raymond Allen, Felix Allen, and Leonard Allen; and five sisters, Pauline Allen Bates, Julie Brown Hall, Louise McGlothin, Bonnie Holt, and Lula Salisbury. Funeral services for Charles S. Allen were conducted Monday, April 2, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Denver Meade and Josh Meade officiating.  Burial was in the SEP Allen Cemetery, in Printer, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Aaron Spark-man, Keith Meade, Freddy Collins, Tim Meade, Zack Stanley, and Jordan Meade. (FCT'S  04-04-2007)

ALLEN, Charlie Age 86, of Hi Hat, died Wednesday, August 11, 1999, at the residence of David and Brenda Case, following an extend- ed illness. Born on October 4, 1912, in Pike County, he was the son of the late Josh and Cynthia Meade Allen. He was a retired coal miner, member of the Clear Creek United Baptist Church of Hi Hat, and a veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Meade Allen. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Case and Glenda Hopkins, both of Hi Hat; one brother, Curtis Allen of Weeksbury; two sisters, Emogene Allen of Weeksbury, Myrtle Adkins of Columbus, Ohio Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at lvel

ALLEN, Christopher Jordan    Infant son of Christopher and Cynthia Lois Woodrum Allen of Toler Creek, Harold, died Aug. 10, 1993 at University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Also surviving: paternal grandparents Walter and Betty Allen; maternal grandfather, Edward Woodrum. Graveside service was held Aug. 12, 1993, at Salisbury Cemetery, Toler Creek, Harold, with Clergyman Doyle Meade officiating. Hall Funeral Home, Martin, was in charge of arrangements. Submitted by Cynthia Allen

ALLEN, Clara  Age 76, of Betsy Layne, Ky., wife of Bert Allen, passed away Monday, July 15, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky. She was born July 19, 1925, in Betsy Layne, Ky., the daughter of the late James A. Phillips and Nellie Ritchie Phillips. She was a former nurse for Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville, Ky., and a member of the United Methodist Church, Betsy Layne, Ky. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Herbert Allen of Austin, Tx., and Randy Allen of Harrodsburg, Ky.; one daughter, Pacilla Conn of Banner, Ky.; six grandchildren, Sarah Conn, Kevin Allen, Jessica Allen, Jamie Allen, Kyle Allen, and Brian Allen. Funeral services for Clara Allen will be conducted Thursday, July 18, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., at the United Methodist Church, Betsy Layne, Ky., with the clergyman, Randy Blackburn, officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Clara Age, 80, of Garrett, died Sunday, January 9, 2000, at the Highlands: Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born April 6, 1919, in Hueysville, the daughter of Bud Handshoe and Rhoda Fitch Handshoe. She was owner and operator of Sleep Haven Motel, Garrett. Her husband, Otis Allen, preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, Otis Allen Jr. of Rockledge, Florida; three daughters, Betty Hall of Garrett, Barbara Ann Kidd of Martin, Juanita Prater of Rockledge, Florida; eight grand-children and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 12, at ll a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, with the clergymen, Randy Osborne and John Pelphrey, officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

ALLEN, Clifford,"Cliff", b. 3-22-1905, Bosco, F.C., s/o John and Minta Salisbury Allen, d. 11-2-1988, HRMC, F.C., h/o Myrtle Hayes Allen, bur: John Allen Cemetery, Sugarloaf, KY

ALLEN, Cora Stumbo, B: 3-11-1881  D: 10-19-1940, d/o Bruce & Louisa Salisbury Stumbo w/o Marion Taylor Allen  m: 11-21-1902, 2 children

ALLEN, Corinne  Age 87, of Eastern, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2005, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. She was the daughter of the late Schulyer Colfax Allen and Rohoda Preston Allen. She was a retired teacher for the Floyd County School System, and taught at Maytown, Martin and Lackey schools. Survivors include two nieces: Barbara Ann Rice of McCormick, South Carolina, and Vicki Harmon of Lexington; and a nephew, Brent Allen of Eastern. Funeral services for Corinne Allen were conducted Monday, October 17, 2005, at 1 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin. Burial was in the Allen Family Cemetery, in Eastern, with the Hall Funeral Home, caring for those arrangements. Visitation is at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Frankie Francis, Bryan Allen, Ralph Patton, Michael Jervis and Bennett Allen  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, David  Obit  (FCT'S 08-07-1991)

ALLEN, Doris Ann  Age 56, of Eastern, wife of Harry Gordon Allen, died Saturday, November 3, in Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. She was born February 3, 1945, in Spurlock Creek of West Prestonsburg, a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Buckley Robinson. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Terri Lynn Allen of Florence; one step-son, Harry Gordon Allen Jr. of Berea; one step-daughter, Linda Lee Allen of Salt Lake City, Ut.; three brothers, Billy Robinson of Prestonsburg; Russell Robinson of Muldrow, Ok., Earl Gene Robinson of Cannonsburg; one half-brother, Robert James Barnett of Prestonsburg; three sisters, Ella Rose Wallen and Rita G. Wright, both of Ypsilanti, Mi., and Shirley Kaminski of Clayton, Ca. Funeral services for Doris Ann Allen were conducted Monday, November 5, at 1:00 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Dan Heintzelman officiating. Burial followed in the Allen Family Cemetery, Brush Creek, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. Pallbearers: Darryl Wallen, Stevie Wallen, Tony Robinson, Harry G. Allen Jr., Steve Buckley and Richard Robinson. Honorary: Brent Allen, Charlie Wright, Lester Wallen, Volney Allen, and Dean Wallen. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Elmo Benton  Age, 70, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Friday, February 8, 2002, following an illness. Born on April 15, 1931, at Hinton, W.Va., he was the son of the late Oliver and Aretta Buckland Allen. He was a retired Kentucky State Police Trooper, and now a Bailiff for Floyd County Circuit Court, a member of Bonanza Freewill Baptist Church, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of the National Rifle Association. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Spradlin Allen. Other survivors include two sons, Elmo B. (Cheryl) Allen Jr. and Steven Lee (Teresa) Allen, both of Hinton, W.Va.; two daughters, Nanna (Tim) Fannin of Riceville, Ky., Sue (Greg) Melkowski of Bristol, Tennessee; three brothers, Harry J. Allen, and Oliver Allen, both of Hinton, W. Va., and David Allen of St. Albans, W.Va.; two sisters, Mary Harvey and Shirley Mills, both of Hinton, W.Va.; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 10, 2002, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Rev. Bill Campbell officiating. Burial was in the Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Emily Olga Rice   Age 94, of Willard, widow of the late Howard E. Allen, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2007. She was born May 2, 1912, in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Elder Samuel G. and Sally Sturgill Rice. She was a homemaker, a seamstress, and a member of the Farm Bureau. She was very active in the Carter County Homemakers, and was a member of the New Life United Baptist Church of Banner.  Survivors include a sister, Sina Rice Blanton of Prestonsburg; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sally Lou Allen Peterson; six brothers: Elmer, Oscar Ola, Lucian, Shirley, Willie, and George Rice; and three sisters: Bayard Jenkins, Annie Rice, and Madge Mauk. Funeral services was conducted Wednesday, February 14, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Elder Albert King, and other United Baptist ministers, officiating. Burial followed in the Allen Cemetery, in Eastern, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S 02-21-2007)

ALLEN, Essalona, B: 7-27-1869  D: 3-23-1937, w/o (1) Jack Prater  m: abt. 1897  d: abt. 1904, children: 3 sons, (2) James Allen  m: 1906  d: 2-17-1936, children: 2 daughters

ALLEN, Evelyn Fay   Age, 76, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, January 9, 2005, at King's Daughters Medical Center, in Ashland. Born July 3, 1928, in West Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late Fair and Della Whitaker Allen. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three sons: Thomas E. Spriggs of Dana, and Ezra Allen and Darrell Allen, both of Prestonsburg; three daughters: Janice Murphy of Louisville, and Penny Branham and Sandra Branham, both of Prestonsburg; four brothers: Morris Allen and Henry E. Allen, both of Prestonsburg, Ballard Allen of Louisville, and Howard Allen of New York City, New York; 12 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Billy Spriggs; and a sister, Lillian Roper. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 11, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Paul Coleman officiating. Burial was in the Arnett Family Cemetery, (Mountain Parkway), in Prestonsburg. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Gearldine  Obit  (FCT'S 08-30-1991)

ALLEN, Geraldine  Age, 82, of Eastern, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born October 12, 1919, at Eastern, the daughter of the late Schulyer Colfax and Rhoda Preston Allen. She was a teacher at Garrett and Maytown schools, and principal at Lackey school from 1938, until her retirement in 1974. Survivors include two sisters, Corinne Allen of Eastern, and Barbara Worth Carter of Lexington. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 7, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Mike Allen officiating. Burial was in the Allen Family Cemetery, at Eastern. Pallbearers were Brett James, Bryan Allen and Bennett Allen. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Georgia , 82,of Warsaw, IN died at 12:07 am Wednesday, May 4, 2005. She was born May 4, 1922 Surviving are two sons, Mark of Warsaw, IN and Alley of Prestonsburg, KY.; tow daughters, Virginia (Jeanne) Montano, and Cynthia Mae Gagnon, both of Warsaw, IN a Brother, Taggett Allen, Warsaw; 11 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. She was proceeded in death by for sisters and five brothers. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, IN Submitted by Lydia Neal

ALLEN, Glenn D. b. Nov 30, 1915, F. C., s/o Jack and Sallie Hicks Allen, d. Dec 20, F. C., h/p Phoebe Bray Allen, bur: Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg KY

ALLEN, Grover M. Age, 78, of West Prestonsburg, died Monday, May 9, 2005, at his residence. Born November 16, 1926, in West Prestonsburg, he was the son of the late Douglas Fairbanks and Della Whitaker Allen. He was a retired salesman for Vanhoose, and a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Alley Allen. Survivors include two sons: David Morrison Allen of West Prestonsburg, and Tom Cooley of Prestonsburg; three daughters: Carol Jean Johnson of Prestonsburg, Christine Hyden of Warsaw, Indiana, and Della Jane Pollack of Pierstone, Indiana; two brothers: Ballard Allen of Louisville, and Howard Gene Allen of Manhattan, New York; 10 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Ed Allen; and two sisters: Faye Allen and Lillian Rooper. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 12, at noon, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Malcolm Slone, and others, officiating. Burial will be in the Hall-Bingham Cemetery, Town Branch, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Harriet May  Age 84, of Langley, Ky., passed away Monday, October 1, 2001, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky., following a long illness. She was born November 18, 1916, in Langley, Ky., the daughter of the late Dr. J. H. Allen and Bertha May Allen. She was a teacher for the Floyd County School System for 30 years. She played basketball and coached for the Maytown Wildcats, and went to the state tournament as a ball player. She was owner of Hindman Drug Store for several years, and worked in an airplane factory in Michigan during World War II, where she was part of the group known as “Rosy the Riverters. ”Survivors include special nieces and nephews, Teddi Allen, Elizabeth Allen, Margaret A. Vaughn, Peggy Sue Pollard, Steve Allen, Bob Vaughan and Dick Vaughan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Dr. Claude L. Allen, and George Edward Allen; and one sister, Peggy Jo Vaughn. Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday, October 3, 2001, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Rev. Jamie Williams officiating. Burial will be in the May Cemetery, Langley, Ky. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m., until 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, P.O. Box 566, Knoxville, Tennessee 37901. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Hubert Gene   Age 79, formerly of Manchester, died December 12, 2007, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a short illness. Born in Hueysville, Kentucky, on October 16, 1928, he was the son of Morton (Billy) and Virginia Webb Allen.  He attended Maytown High School and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in agriculture and later received a masters degree from Eastern Kentucky University in counseling. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in the occupation of Europe following WWII. He worked for Inland Gas Company, later Columbia Gas, at Midas, Kentucky, for 17 years. In 1970, he became the Agricultural Extension Service Agent for Clay County until he retired in 1992. He was a long-time board member and a former Chairman of Kentucky Mountain Housing Development Corporation (KMHDC), a non-profit housing and community development organization established in 1973 to provide homes for low-income and very-low-income families in Southeastern Kentucky. He was also a former board member and Chairman of the Clay county Public Library.  He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Cloteen Conley Allen; one son, Stephen Gene Allen of Winchester, and three grandchildren, Jacob Pierce Allen of Richmond, and Yana Marie Allen and Nicolai Conner Allen of St. Paul Minnesota.  He was preceded in death by his son Scott Webb Allen in March 2007. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 15, 2007, in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, Kentucky. Visitation will be at the Funeral Home ater 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2007. Burial will follow the services at the Allen Family Cemetery at Hueysville.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Clay County Public Library, 211 Bridge Street, Manchester, Ky., 40962.  (HFH)

ALLEN, Hubert Gene   Age, 66, of David, died Thursday, April 5, 2007, at his residence. Born March 18, 1941, in Pyramid, he was the son of the late Clyde B. and Ada Bradley Allen. He was a retired control operator for a steel mill; a U.S. Army veteran; and a member of the Highland Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, in Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Kim Goyette Allen. Other survivors include two sons: Eric D. Allen and Shawn P. Allen (Trinity), both of Pyramid, and Stephen G. Allen of West Prestonsburg; two daughters: Raven R. Alaniz (Adam) of Pyramid, and Nicole M. Hughes (Steve) of West Prestonsburg; four brothers: Rudolph D. Allen of Coppers Cove, Texas, Carl E. Allen (Carolyn) of Nicholasville, and Teddy D. Allen (Fayla), and Clyde B. Allen Jr., (Lacinda), both of Pyramid; three sisters: Rhodella Hughes of Hendersonville, North Carolina, Francis Kay Gray (Jim) of Allen, and Yvonne Vargo (Steven) of Fontaine Hills, Arizona; and 10 grandchildren: Jessica, Haley, Cheyenne, Dakota, Ashley, Matthew, Lyllynn, Alexandria, Steve Jr., and Isaiah. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby D. Allen, and a sister, Shirley Jean Allen.  Funeral services were held Monday, April 9, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with David Garrett officiating. Military services were conducted by D.A.V. Garrett Chapter 128. Burial was in the Guylas Allen Family Cemetery, at Pyramid, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S  04-11-2007)

ALLEN, Dr. J. H.  Obit  Submitted by HanlonTX@aol.com          From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ALLEN, James, B: 1-21-1848  D: 2-17-1936, h/o (1) Frances Gearheart, (2) Essalona Prater  m: 1906, children: 2 daughters

ALLEN, James P.   Age 77, of Prestonsburg, husband of Joyce Short Allen, passed away, on Sunday, June 13, 2004, in the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born on October 20, 1926, at Harold, the son of the late James A. and Lillie Sturgill Allen. He was an Army veteran of WWII, a Kentucky Colonel, and a retired maintenance supervisor for ARH. In addition to his wife, Joyce, he is survived by one son, James Kenneth (Marsha) Allen of Prestonsburg; two brothers: Bert Allen of Betsy Layne, and Curtis Allen of Meta; three sisters: Naomi Mullins of Sumpter, South Carolina, Mary Lou Gilmore of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and Eda B. Marshall of Beaufort, South Carolina; and two grandchildren: Alyssa Nicole Allen and James Tanner Allen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: L.J., Dewey, and Larry Allen. Funeral services for James P. Allen will be conducted on Wednesday, June 16, at 11 a.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel in Martin, with Dr. Floyd Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Osborne Cemetery at Eastern, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Jane, B: 1-9-1873  D: 10-10-1932, d/o Stumber & Vina Martin, w/o Richard Allen  m: abt. 1880, 5 children

ALLEN, Jennie Elmeta    Age, 93, formerly of Maytown (Langley) Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at the Telford Terrace in Richmond, Kentucky. She was born February 1, 1914 in Falmouth, Kentucky and was a registered nurse who worked at Good Samaritian Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky, Beaver Valley Hospital in Martin, Kentucky, Appalachian Regional Hospital in McDowell, Kentucky, and as a nurse with the Floyd County Schools. Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Allen and five sisters: Maude Klee, Sue Margaret "Madge" Hill, Hilda McDaniel, Mary Elizabeth "Bess" Beil and Carrie Francis Schietz. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Allen Pollard of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky and her son Stephen Taylor Allen of Danville, Kentucky, 5 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. Visitation for Jennie Elmeta Allen will be at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky, on Friday November 9, 2007 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., and funeral services at the Hall Funeral Home on Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 1:00 p.m.Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Kentucky. Donations can be made to the Humane Society or Floyd County Animal Shelter P.O. Box 1502 Prestonsburg, Kentucky, 41653 or your local animal shelter. (HFH)

ALLEN, Jewel Marie Clark
Age 89, of Allen, d. 1-15-1999, in HRMC, Prestonsburg. Born 7-28-1909, in Pikeville, the d/o the late Isaac Lee and Fannie Lowe Clark. She was preceded in death by husband, Erest Eugene Allen. Survivors include one son, Thomas E. Allen; one daughter, Barbara Sue Phelps; one sister Edith Till. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens. at Ivel.

ALLEN, John  John Allen of Prestonsburg, former commonwealth attorney (Floyd and Knott counties), 31st Judicial District, 1939-1946), as well as prominent businessman in oil, gas, coal, real estate, auto dealership, theatre and other ventures, including being one of the original founders of the First Guaranty Bank of Martin, Ky., and the Superior Publishing Company, now the Floyd County Times, also constructing the following buildings: Fountain Korner, United Fuel/Strand Theatre and “Old” Floyd County Times as well as purchasing the towns of David and Wheelwright in Floyd County and other build-ings/homes in Prestonsburg and Sugarloaf. He was a practicing attorney since 1933 until 1999. John passed away at his home at 637 N. Arnold Avenue on Saturday, July 13. He was 94 years old. John Allen was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Alice June Reynolds Allen. He is survived by their six children; four sons, John Allen Jr., Robert R. Allen (Sarah B. “Sally” Burchett) and David D. Allen (Barbara Dotson) of Prestonsburg, and Stephen Reynolds Allen (Terri Hyden) of Peyton, Colorado; two daughters, Judith Ann Allen Colvin McCreary (Robert) of Lexington, and Mary Alice Allen Leslie (David Richard “Dickie”) of Prestonsburg. He was affectionately called “granddaddy Allen” by 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. John was one of ten children born to the late John and Minta Salisbury Allen of Bosco, now known as Hueysville, on August 7, 1907. He attended public schools in Floyd County, then attended the St. Thomas College Academy, St. Paul, Mn., and the John C. C. Mayo College at Paintsville, Ky. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School. He was a lawyer and businessman from 1933, until he finally retired at the age of 91. He married Alice June Reynolds, daughter of W.J. (William James “Squire”) and Rebecca Mayo Reynolds from Bucks Branch, Martin, Ky. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 25, 2001, prior to Alice’s passing on October 3, 2001. They raised their six children on the farm at Sugarloaf, Ky., and later at the homeplace (637 N. Arnold Avenue), Prestonsburg. John and Alice were members of the First United Methodist Church in Prestonsburg. He was a member of the Floyd County, Kentucky, and American Bar Associations. John Allen was an astute businessman and a wonderful, loving, generous father, husband and “Granddaddy Allen.” He will be missed every day the rest of the children’s lives. He was also preceded in death by his parents, John and Minta Salisbury Allen; four brothers, David Murph, Clifford, James Richard, and Robert; five sisters, Byrd Cooley, Elizabeth Collins Cadenhead, Jemima Schmate, Mary (“Sis”) Salisbury, and Rosilee (“Sug”) Hubbard Sutherland, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services for John Allen were conducted 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, at First United Methodist Church with Reverends Dr. Harold W. Dorsey, Dr. Floyd Price, and Mark Walz officiating. Vistation was 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, July 15, at the funeral home, and Tuesday, 12 noon to 1 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, Prestons-burg, Ky. Burial was at the John Allen Cemetery, Sugarloaf, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Pallbearers: David D. Allen II, James D. Allen, John Josiah Allen, John Wesley Jacobson, Joseph Levi Allen, Robert R. Allen II, Stephen R. Allen II, Michael Douglas, Michael Harris, John Wayne White and Roger Brian White. Contributions are suggested in lieu of flowers to Hospice of Big Sandy, P.O. Box 277, Hager Hill, Ky. 41222, or First United Methodist Church, 256 S. Arnold Avenue, Prestonsburg, Ky. 41653. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, John  Jr.  Of Prestonsburg, former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Group Manager for eastern Kentucky, until he retired. In 1972 he entered the Internal Revenue Services audit division in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In 1977, he advanced to group manager, with offices in Daytona Beach, Florida, covering the Daytona Beach and Ocala, Florida area. From 1981 until he retired, except a one-year assignment at College Station, Texas, he had been group manager for eastern Kentucky, with offices in Paintsville, Pikeville and Prestonsburg. Johnny, 68, passed away July 31, 2005, at his 228 N. Arnold Avenue home. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Alice Reynolds Allen. He is survived by two daughters: Johni Lynn and Jane Ann, whose mother is Judy Musick Allen; one step-daughter, Jessie, whose mother is Jane Allen; one grandchild, John Wesley Jakobson, whose mother is Joni Lynn. He is survived by three brothers: Robert R. Allen (Sarah B. "Sally" Burchett) and David D. Allen (Barbara D. Allen), both of Prestonsburg, and Stephen R. Allen (Terri S. Hyden) of Rexford, Kansas. He is also survived by two sisters: Judith Allen Colvin McCreary (Robert) of Lexington, and Mary Allen Leslie (David Richard "Dickie") of Prestonsburg. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, along with a great number of friends, neighbors, and extended family. Funeral services for John Allen Jr., were conducted Tuesday, August 2, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Reverend Steve Pescosolido officiating. Burial was at the John Allen Cemetery, at Sugarloaf, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: John Wesley Jakobson, Charles Michael Harris, John Wayne White II, Roger Brian White, and Phillip Blackburn. Honorary pallbearers: Hansel Cooley, Jerome Kaney, Dr. Larry Leslie, Estill L. Carter, and Danny Jarrell. Contributions, in lieu of flowers, are suggested to Hospice of Big Sandy, P.O. Box 277, Hager Hill, KY 41222; or Community United Methodist Church, 147 Burke Avenue, Prestonsburg, KY 41653.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, John Hatcher  Age, 62, of Royalton, died Thursday, February 15, 2001, at his residence. Born on November 2, 1938, in Magoffin County, he was the son of the late Hatcher Allen and Grace Prater Allen. He was a retired Pullman Standard employee and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include two sons, John Dewayne Allen and Anthony Allen, both of Michigan City, Indiana; two daughters, Louise Steinhiser and Carolyn Cook, both of Michigan City, Indiana; three brothers, Lonzo Allen of Cedar Lake, Indiana, Paul Ed Allen of Beaver Dam, Jerry Ray Allen of Royalton; eight sisters, Mornie Lorraine Whitworth of Harvest, Alabama, Virginia Parker of Cedar Lake, Indiana, Bernice Risner of Crown Point, Indiana, Amanda Lula Begley, and Ruth Irene Baize, both of Royalton; Linda Meade, Ella Faye Burke and Alice Mae Stevens, all of Prestonsburg; and several grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 18, at the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel, Salyersville, with Simon Porter and Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in the Hatcher Allen Cemetery, Puncheon Creek, under the direction of Magoffin County Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Johnny Darrell  Age, 31, of West Prestonsburg, died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at his residence. Born April 5, 1971, in Prestonsburg, he was the son of Madeline Goble of West Prestonsburg. He was a disabled carpet layer. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his maternal grandmother, Nell Ruth Goble of Prestonsburg; two brothers, Raymond Allen Jr. of Bowling Green; and Robert Lee Craft of East Point; a niece, Carolyn Lucille Craft; and a nephew, Zachary Lewis Allen. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather and his paternal grandparents. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 2, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Herman Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Auxier Relocation Cemetery, at Auxier, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Joyce Preston , 76, of Langley, d, October 9, 1    999, at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center, Paintsville. Born April 27, 1923, in Ashland, d/o  Coley Allen and Rhoda Preston Allen. w/o  Volney Allen. Other survivors include one son, Volney Brent Allen of Eastern; three Sisters, Barbara Carter of Lexington, Geraldine Allen and Corrine Allen; both of Eastern. Burial was in the Allen Cemetery, Brash Creek, Hueysville.

ALLEN, Kathy Angela Brown   Age, 42, of Garrett, died Saturday, March 10, 2007, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, in Martin. Born August 6, 1964, in Kansas City, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Edgel and Glenna Daniels Brown. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rock Fork Old Regular Baptist Church.  Survivors include a son, Joshua Allen of Bypro; four daughters: Kari Brown of Martin, Ashley Allen of Garrett, Kiley Allen of Bypro, and Lakole Shepherd of Garrett; a brother, Christopher Brown of Garrett; a sister, Heather Collins of Mousie; a son of the heart, Devan Brown of Garrett; and her boyfriend, Holly Shepherd. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Guy Brown. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 13, at noon, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Brown Cemetery, Stone Coal Road, in Garrett, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  Visitation was at the funeral home. www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com (FCT'S 03-14-2007)

ALLEN, Lee Edward  Age , 74, of Allen, died Saturday, August 19, 2006, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. Born April 8, 1932, in Knott County, he was the son of the late Buck and Lena Jones Allen. He was a retired factory worker for Chrysler Corp., and a U.S. Army veteran.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Magaline (Maggie) Sweeney Allen. Other survivors include: A daughter: Carolyn Gilliam (Will) of Pikeville; step-children: Bobby Carr (Connie) of Prestonsburg, Richard Carr (Renee) of Bevinsville, and Julia Hall of Prestonsburg; 13 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 22, at 11 a.m., at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, in Bypro, with Louis Ferrari and John Allen officiating. Military honors were conducted by Garrett Chapter 128, D.A.V. Burial was in the Turner Cemetery, at Dema, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the church  (FCT'S Aug 23, 2006)

ALLEN, Lena  Age, 90, of Eastern, died Wednesday, February 14, 2001, at her residence. She was born January 7, 1911, at Dema, the daughter of the late Miles and Ollie Mae Slone Jones. She was a member of the Caney Fork Regular Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buck Allen. She is survived by one son, Lee Edward Allen of Allen; two brothers, Curtis Jones of Glendale, Michigan and Herbert Jones of Wayne, Michigan; three sisters, Luna Combs of Prestonsburg, Verna Hall of Madison Heights, Michigan and Versa Addis of McDowell. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 18, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Turner Cemetery at Dema. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Leonard, b. March 11, 1905, Langley, F.C., d. Jan 1, 1988, F.C., s/o John and Azella Crisp Allen, w/o Beulah Stapleton Allen, bur: Leonard Allen Family Cemetery, Langley

ALLEN, Lloyd Harold     Age 71, of David, husband of Pauline Hicks Allen, died Friday, April 20, 2007, in King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland.  He was born October 1, 1935, in Warnock, the son of the late R.D. and Ollie Coffee Allen. He was a retired air traffic controller, a former Air Force veteran, and a Kentucky Colonel. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: Jeffery Scott Allen of Lexington, and Jerald Wesley Allen of Lockport, Illinois; three sisters: Blanche (Joe) Turner of Ashland, Thelma (Ron) Bartram of Xenia, Ohio, and Dorothy Garthee of Lexington; special nieces and nephews; many special friends and neighbors; along with special animal friends, Patches (dog) and cat. Funeral service for Lloyd Harold Allen was conducted Monday, April 23, at 1:00 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Bill Parker officiating. Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.  Pallbearers: Kenny Rigsby, Allen Hubbard, Regan Ratcliff, Don Allen, Bear Cooley, Joe D. Turner, Doug Jones, and Gary Hicks. Honorary: Joe Turner, Ran Bartram, and James Arnett. (FCT'S  04-25-2007)

ALLEN, Loverna Hall   Age 81, of Allen, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2006, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.  She was born October 23, 1925, in Wayland, the daughter of the late Marcus Hall and Emmaline Adams Hall.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, John M. Hall Jr., and her second husband, Dezard Allen. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Cow Creek Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include five sons: Ralph Hall of Ashland, Carlos (Janice) Hall of Warsaw, Indiana, James Hall of Jacksonville, Florida, Douglas (Ruth) Hall of Tram, and Dean (Mary Ann) Hall of Prestonsburg; three daughters: Shirley (Jim) Porter of Ashland, and Patricia (Ralphie) DeBord and Fonetta Hall, both of Prestonsburg; a sister, Ivel Ratliff of Marion, Ohio; 18 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by two sons, Lloyd Hall and Ricky Hall. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 22, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home in Martin, with Clergyman Buford Little officiating.  Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S 11-22-2006)

ALLEN, Martha Crum  Age 82, of Martin, Ky., passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at Our Lady of The Way Hospital, Martin, Kentucky. She was born July 02, 1923 in Martin, Ky., the daughter of the late Tom Crum and Nancy Jane Crum. Martha was a homemaker and a member of the Arkansas Creek Church of Christ, Martin, Kentucky.  Survivors include a daughter, Margie (Lundy) Samons, Martin, Ky., three grandchildren, Amanda (Willie) Crace, Charla LeShea Rister, and Raelyn Nicole Samons, and a great grandchild, Peyton Thomas Crace.  Preceding her in death were four brothers, Daniel Crum, Tommy Crum, Hage Crum, Silas Crum, and three sisters, Mary Samons, Shirley Samons and Lucy Robinson.  Funeral services for Martha Crum Allen will be conducted Friday, June 16, 2006 at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Church of Christ Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Crum Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is after 4:00 p.m., Wednesday here at the Funeral Home.  (HFH)

ALLEN, Martha Hall, B: 9-27-1859  Dungannon, VA.  D: 7-23-1948, d/o A. L. Allen & Rebecca Riggs Hall, w/o Repts Allen, children: Mary, Troy, Mart, William, Henry, Millard, Nora & Sallie

ALLEN, Mart V.  Age 75 of Garrett, KY., died Monday, January 21, 2002, following an extended illness. Born on May 2,1926, in Lackey, Ky., he was the son of the late Henry Allen and Verda Dials Allen Lemons. He was a retired health care employee and a lifetime member of the DAV 128, Garrett, Ky. He is survived by his wife Mae Combs Allen. Other survivors include one son John W. Allen of Garrett Ky.; two daughters, Donna Thomas of Garrett Ky.; Beverly Martin of Wayland Ky.; one brother, Ronald Mosley of Kendallville, In.; one sister, Georgia Myers of Wabash, In.; six grandchildren and 3 great grand-children. He was preceded in death by one son, Michael Allen; two brothers, John S. Allen and Billy Allen; and one sister, Dorothy Watkins. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 24, 2002, at 11:00am, at the Nelson Frazier funeral home, Martin, Ky., with Woodrow Crum and Earnest Reynolds officiating. Burial was in the Chaffins Cemetery, Four Mile, Mousie, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home Submitted by Kathy Allen

ALLEN, Mary Osborne Age, 91, of Printer, died Monday, April 8, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 11, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Maxine Bays   Age, 79, of Garrett, died Wednesday, February 19, 2003, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Born on July 12, 1923, in Garrett, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Grace Wicker Bays. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church at Garrett. She was the wife of Hollie Allen for 57 years. Other survivors include a daughter, Sharon Allen Whitfield, of Northport, Alabama. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Thom J. Whitfield; and two brothers, Bill Bays and Joe Wheeler Bays; and one sister, Jean Lyons. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 21, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Larry Adams officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel. Visitation is at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the First Baptist Church at Garrett. Active pallbearers: Jimmy Jacobs, David Greene, Jackie Owens, Anthony Moore, Taulbie Branham, Chris Garrett, and Jonathan Greene.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Melvin, B: 9-21-1882  D: 10-16-1940, h/o Lula Gayheart  m: 4-26-1907 , children: 6 daughters & 5 sons

ALLEN, Myra Conn, b. Nov 1, 1922, Floyd Co, KY, d/o Levi and Mary Robinson Conn, w/o Johnny Allen, d. Feb 23, 1999, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. bur in Adkins Cemetery  Arkansas Creek, KY, 76 at death

ALLEN, Nelson Robert Age, 72, of Bellefonte, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, following an extended illness. He was one of ten children born to the late Wayne and Mallie Craft Allen on October 27, 1932, in Hueysville, in Floyd County. He served as Greenup County March of Dimes chairman for seven years; was honored as "Outstanding Alumnus of Maytown High School" (now Allen Central High School in Floyd County); was a well-known high school and collegiate basketball official in the OVC, SEC, and KIAC Conferences, 1960-1979; was a veteran of the US Navy, serving from 1952-56, during the Korean Conflict; and was a member of the Flatwoods Church of Christ. He was a graduate of Maytown High School in Floyd County, BA, MA and Rank 1 degrees; Honorary Doctor's degree in public law, from Morehead State University; former Rowan County High School teacher and basketball coach; served as school principal in the Russell Independent School system from 1960-1994; past president and executive secretary of E.K.E.A.; member of the board of directors of Eastern Kentucky Education Association. Served as state senator - 18 District - 1973-1991; Outstanding Freshman Legislator in 1974 by AFL-CIO; chosen Most Colorful Senator, 1976, 1978, 1980, and 1982 sessions by the Kentucky Press Corps; chosen one of the Men of the Sessions in 1984, by WAVE-TV, Louisville, Ky.; sponsored and successfully gained passage of nine educational reform bills in 1984 session; represented the state of Kentucky on the Commission of the States on education; appointed to the Task Force for Education by senate leadership, summer 1989; Task Force on Education Reform- Finance Committee, 1990-1998; chairman of the Senate Education Committee, 1976-1990; chairman site-based decision making council, Bellefonte school; member of the Prichard Committee Alliance; member of the Greenup County Housing Authority; was presently serving as a Greenup County Commissioner since 1999; was currently serving on the board of directors of the Ashland Alliance since 1999; and was inducted into the Russell High School Hall of Fame in 2004. Surviving are his wife, Carol Lynne Rice Allen of Bellefonte; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert Brian "Bobby" and Kimberly Brooke Allen of Midland, KY; one granddaughter, Kynidee Vivian Starr Allen; three brothers: Volney Allen of Langley, KY, Harry Gordon Allen of Eastern, KY; and Maurice Allen of David, KY; one sister, Anna Lena Allen of Cincinnati, Ohio; five nieces, and six nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Thomas J. Allen, Kenneth Allen, Clarence Allen, and Alfred G. Allen; and one sister, Ione Amelia Allen. Funeral services will be held, 2 p.m., Sunday, May 1, 2005, at the Flatwoods Church of Christ, with minister John M. Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Carman Funeral Home, Flatwoods. Visitation was held at the Flatwoods Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Allen's memory may be made to the Nelson R. Allen Scholarship Fund, C/O First & Peoples Bank, 1001 Diederich Blvd., Russell, KY 41169.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Oscar  Age, 81, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, March 12, 2001, at the Highland Regional Medical Center. He was born December 22, 1919, at Prestonsburg, the son of the late Melvin and Lora “Wright” Allen. He was a sign erector with May Sign Company, and later was a maintenance worker with Pikeville College, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Venelia Sammons Allen. Other survivors include one son, Steve Allen of Prestonsburg; three daughters, Sharon Litz of Florence, and Margaret Allen and Linda Wooten, both of Prestonsburg; one brother, Taggett Allen of Warsaw, Indiana; one sister, Georgia Allen of Warsaw, Indiana; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 14, at 1 p.m., at the Floyd Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, with Evangelist Bennie Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in the Gethsemane Gardens at Auxier. Pallbearers will be Jason Litz, David Litz, Ronald Wooten, Rod Wooten, Mark Allen and James Allen. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Pauline Hall Age age 88, of McDowell, Ky., wife of Ralph E. Allen, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at her residence. She was born February 10, 1911, at McDowell, Ky., the daughter of the late Milford Hall and Melvina Stumbo Hall In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Milford Ray Allen, Clifton Forge, Va.; one sister, Verniece "Granny" Stamper, Martin, Ky.; and four grandchildren, Landon Ray Allen, (VMI) Virginia Military Institute; Jana Allen, Amber Allen and Anmarie Allen, all of Clifton Forge, Virginia. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, Wade Hall, Moses Hall, Birchell Hall, and John C. Hall; and one sister, Flotine Elam.  Burial will follow in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell, Ky.

ALLEN, Dr. Ralph W.   Age, 86, of Mount Dora, Florida, formerly of Floyd County, died Tuesday, October 3, 2000, in Florida. He was born July 7, 1914, in Beaver Creek, the son of the late Charles Edgerton Allen and Maggie Webb Allen. He was a former physician in Pikeville, a member of the First Baptist Church, Mount Dora, Florida, and was a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gelnia Allen. Survivors include his wife, Hilda Bales Allen; one son, Ralph Hughes Allen of Winter Springs, Florida; one daughter, Susan Pope of Altamonte Springs, Florida; two brothers, William Allen of Lexington, Robert Allen of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; and several step-children; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private graveside services were conducted at the Allen Family Cemetery, at Eastern, with Clergyman Dan Heintzelman officiating, under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin.  (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Ralph Earl  Age, 89, of Clifton Forge, Virginia, formerly of McDowell, died Monday, August 14, 2000, at the Sue Alleghany Regional Hospital in Virginia. Born on September 10, 1910, in Martin, he was the son of the late Martin Van Allen and Elizabeth Gibson Allen. He was a retired miner and businessman. He was a Floyd County Deputy Sheriff, a first class mine foreman, a mine inspector, he owned and operated Allen Insurance Agency, at Martin, and was an U.S. Army, World War II veteran. Survivors include one son, Milford Ray Allen of Clifton Forge, Virginia; three granddaughters, and one grandson. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 18, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman, Ted Shannon, officiating. Burial will be in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, at McDowell, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Serving as pallbearers will be Marty Allen, Bobby Allen, Landon Allen, Ralph Allen Slone, Tommy Hall and John C. Hall Jr. (FCT's)

ALLEN, Robert L., b. 2-6-1886, Knott Co KY, s/o F.P. and Mary Jane Green Allen, d. 1-19-1988, 101, yrs old, bur, Hayes Cemetery, Hueysville

ALLEN, R. S., B: 9-20-1886  D: 11-26-1928, h/o Nellie Dire, 7 children

ALLEN, Rondal , Age, 61, of Albion, Michigan, died Thursday, February 3, 2000, at his home. Born April 11, 1938, in Pikeville, he was the son of the late Edgar and Viola Babe Boyd Allen. He had lived most of his life in the Albion and Springport areas and was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Eliza Justice; two daughters, Carolyn Eldridge of Albion, Laura Allen of Potterville; four sons, Terry Allen, Carl Allen, Richard Allen and Jimmy Allen, all of Albion; two step-sons, Chester Tackett of Albion, William "Ed" Tackett of Homer; two sisters, Helena Edmond of Woodhaven, Micky Thomas of Virginia; three brothers, James Allen of Betsy Layne, Vernon Allen of Albion and Willard Allen of Circleville, Ohio; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 8, at 1 p.m., at the George White Funeral Home, Litchfield, with Pastor Doug Richie officiating. Interment will follow at Albion Memory Gardens.

ALLEN, Sarah Elizabeth  Age 77 died Friday March 28, 2003 at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, IN. She was born Nov. 7, 1925 in Prestonburg, KY. Daughter of Silas and Cynthia Hale England. She was retired from Controls Corp., North Manchester, IN. On Aug 24, 1943, she married Grover C. Allen; he survives. Other survivors include two sons, Earl of Winter Haven, FL, Rex (Tammy) of Warsaw, IN; two daughters, Mrs. Floyd (Phyllis) Hall, Claypool, IN and Mrs. Richard (Dixie) Syndram, Pierceton, IN., 12 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Alger (Angie) Jackson, Akron, IN. She was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. Services were held Tuesday April 1, 2003 in Living Hope Church, Warsaw, IN. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton, IN. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, IN. was in charge of arrangements. Submitted by Richard & Dixie Syndram

ALLEN, Sarah Jane Hyden  Age 94, of Langley, Ky., wife of the late Ulysses Grant Allen, passed away Monday, November 26, 2001, at the Riverview Health Care, Prestonsburg, Ky., following an extended illness. She was born February 14, 1907, in Martin, Ky., the daughter of the late Stewart Hyden and Julia Francis Prater Hyden. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church, Langley, Ky., for 71 years. Survivors include two sons, Billy M. Allen of Langley, Ky., Charles R. Amburgy of Weatherford, Tx.; two daughters, Juanita Allen Hawkins of Sidney, Oh., Agnes G. Allen Vanhoose of Langley, Ky.; one half-sister, Bessie Gibson of Wayland, Ky.; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Edgel Allen. Funeral services for Sarah Allen will be conducted Thursday, November 29, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at the Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church, Langley, Ky., with the Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Stewart Cemetery, Langley, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation is at the church. (FCT'S)

ALLEN,  Savage W.  Obit  Submitted by HanlonTX@aol.com     From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Steven Michael    Age 19 of Stanville, Kentucky passed away from this life Monday, June 04, 2007, at the St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, W. Va. He was born October 9, 1987 at Pikeville, Kentucky the son of Lonnie Ray and Paula Parsons Allen of Stanville, Ky.  He was employed at Lowe's of Pikeville as a flooring specialist.  Surviving are the parents, Lonnie Ray and Paula, Brother, Joshua Ray Allen of Harold, Ky., Josh's fiance', Amy K. Smith of Harold, Ky., Paternal Grandparents, Lonnie and Lillian Allen of Stanville, Ky., Maternal Grandparents, Loretta Parsons of Stanville, Ky. and the late Randolph Parsons. Godparents, Jimmy and Shelia Hall of Betsy Layne, Ky.  Funeral Services: Friday, June 8, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. at the Betsy Layne Freewill Baptist Church at Betsy Layne, Ky. with Tracy Patton officiating. Burial in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, Ky. Under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home of Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is after 6:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Church.  Pallbearers: Joshua Allen, Colby Taylor, Shannon Hamilton, Adam Akers, Bobby Slone, Adam Hall, Travis Hall and Shane McKinney  Honorary Pallbearers: Jessie Hamilton, Matthew Boyd, Jason Goble and Justin Kidd.  In lieu of flowers the family has lovingly suggested that donations be made to: The Harvest Children's Home c/o Betsy Layne Freewill Baptist Church  (HFH)

ALLEN, Tilden Age 86, of Martin, died Monday, April 3, 2000, at his residence, following an extended illness. Born on June 21, 1913, at Risner, he was the son of the late Morgan and Aggie Hamilton Allen. He was a retired coal miner and a member of Local No. 9845, at Martin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia Prater Allen. Survivors include one son, Larry Allen of Martin; six daughters, Barbara Weston of Dade City, Florida, Vonnie Ousley of Louisa, Shelby Stapleton of Emma, Lois Griffith, Connie Arnett, and Joyce Ousley, all of Martin; one sister, Ella England of Peru, Indiana; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Burial  in the Hamilton Cemetery, at Martin

ALLEN, Tina Jewel  Age 85, of Versailles, Ky., formerly of Martin, Ky., widow of Clyde Preston Allen, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2002, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington, Ky. She was born June 6, 1916, in West Virginia, the daughter of the late Albert Richard Conner and Lettie Harbour Conner. She was a retired busieness woman and owner of the former Jewell Hardware in Martin, Ky. Survivors include one daughter, Rosemary Ewen of Versailles, Ky.; two brothers, Billy Conner of Milton, WV., and Charles Conner of Florida; two sisters, Katherine Windsor and Janet Nicholas, both of Milton, WV.; three grandchildren, Katherine Elizabeth Harper, Mary E. Kidd, and Cindi Clark; and five great-grandchildren, Matthew Mullins, Griffin Mullins, Trevor Kidd, Ashley Kidd and Jay Clark. Funeral services for Tina Jewel Allen were conducted Monday, April 15, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the clergymen, David Boyd and Wayman McQuire, officiating. Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ALLEN, Ulysses S. (Uly), B: 11-29-1897  Hueysville, Ky., D: 2-25-1979, s/o Marion Manford and Arizona Click Allen, h/o Sarah Jane Hyden  M: 4-21-1921, children: Edgel, Juanita, Agnes and William Manford, bro-sis: Hattie, Lona, Artie, Amy. Luther, George and Daisy

ALLEN, Venelia (Sammons)   Age 78, of Prestonsburg, passed away, Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg, following an extended illness. She was born November 23, 1925, in Prestonsburg, a daughter of the late John and Ella (Anderson) Sammons. She was a mother and housewife. She was a member of the Prestonsburg Church of Christ, having been baptized into the church on January 2, 1997. She is survived by one son, Steve Allen of Prestonsburg; and three daughters: Sharon Litz of Florence, and Margaret Meade and Linda Wooten, both of Prestonsburg; four grandchildren: Crystal and Jason Litz, Heather Allen, and Nicole Wooten; and two great-granddaughters: Macy Allen and Ally Caudill; one brother, Leonard Sammons of Cincinnati, Ohio, and one sister, Rosa McQuire of Lancer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Roderick Wooten; two brothers: Earl Sammons, and Ollie Sammons; three sisters: Gladys Lopez, Ethel Langley and Hazel Flannery. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 6, at 11 a.m., at the Burke Funeral Home in Prestonsburg, with ministers of the Prestonsburg Church of Christ officiating. Burial was in the Gethsemane Gardens Cemetery, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S))

ALLEN, Virginia May  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

ALLEY, Gustava Dean  Age 85, of Trenton, Michigan, formerly of Grethel, wife of Edward Alley, passed away Friday, August 29, 2003, in the Applewood Nursing Home, Trenton Michigan. She was born February 23, 1918, in Harold, the daughter of the late Henry Moore and Nannie Hunter Moore. She was a member of the Little Ida Old Regular Baptist Church, Ecorse, Michigan. She was owner and operator of Alley Grocery Store, Ecorse, Michigan, for 16 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Ronald (Carol) Alley of St. Paul Minnesota and Gary (Icie Marie) Alley of Lincoln Park, Michigan; one daughter, Phyllis (Richard) Nemeth of Trenton, Michigan; one brother, Henry (Kathryn) Moore Jr., of Whitley City; seven grandchildren, Richard and Jenifer Nemeth, Samantha and Scott Olson, Jason and Jenifer Nemeth, and Hugh Alley, and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Gustava Dean Alley were conducted Tuesday, September 2, at 11 a.m., at the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, at Grethel, with Elisha Branham, Ralph Caudill and Arvid Blevins officiating. Burial was in the Lee Alley Cemetery, at Grethel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Ron Alley, Gary Alley, Richard Nemeth, Rick Nemeth, Phil Riggs, Michael Martin, Andy Martin, and Carmel Newman. Honorary: Gil Bolton.  (FCT'S)

ALLEY, Joseph , Age 70, of McDowell, died Wednesday, March 12, 1998, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Born November 16, 1927 in Doney, he was the son of the late David and Mary Ann Osborne Alley. Survivors include his wife, Rosena Moore Alley; one son, John Alley of Brownstown, Michigan; one daughter, Zetta Stumbo of McDowell; four brothers, Revis Alley of Detroit, Michigan, Wavis Alley of McDowell, Homer Alley of Ecorse, Michigan, and Audrie Alley of Detroit, Michigan; three sisters, Pauline Jacobs of Denver, Colorado, Olab Ramsey of Enon, Ohio, and Emogene Baldwin of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Burial was in the Greenbury Hall Cemetery at McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

ALLEY, Mary A., B: Jan. 1910  D: 11-1-1994 d/o Bill & Rildie Henson Osborne, children: Joseph, Alley, Revis, Audrey, Homer, Pauline, Emogene & Olabe

ALLEY, Mary A.  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

ALSOP, Timothy  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

AMBROSE, Kayleann RaeLynn  Age 11 days, of Allen, Ky., the daughter of Shannon Ambrose and Crystal Gail McCown Ambrose, passed away Friday, December 9, 2005 in the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital, Lexington, Ky. She was born November 7, 2005 in Lexington, Ky. Survivors include beside her parents two brothers, Curtis Leslie and Seth Laffertyof Allen, Ky., one sister, Lindsey Ambrose, of Allen, Ky., Paternal Grandparents, Ann and Ted Ambrose, Step-grandfather, Danny Rudder and Wayne Wright. Preceding her in death were her grandmother, the late Brabara Wright. Funeral services for KayLeann Raelynn Ambrose will be conducted Monday, December 12, 2005, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with J.M. Sloce officiating. Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is after 5:00 p.m., Saturday here at the Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

AMBURGEY, Artie T.  Age 89, of Bypro, widow of Lawrence Amburgey, died Wednesday, July 18, 2002, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born June 27, 1913, at Kite, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Will and Alice Slone Thornsberry. She was a homemaker. She is survived by five sons, Ezra Amburgey of Prestonsburg, James C. Amburgey of Hazel Green, Alabama, Marvin Amburgey of Pineville, Kenneth Amburgey of Searcy, Arkansas, and David Amburgey of Prestonsburg; five daughters, Loretta Keibler of Warren, Michigan, Emma Jean Amburgey of Elizabethtown, Marcella Amburgey and Shirley Skaggs, both of Brandenburg, and Judith Ann Amburgey of Bypro; one sister, Ruth Huff of Bevinsville; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four sons, Willis Lee, Curtis Ray, Danny, and Franklin D. Amburgey. Funeral services for Mrs. Amburgey were conducted Monday, July 22, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church, Melvin, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Buckingham Cemetery at Bevinsville, with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, caring for those arrangements. Serving as pallbearers: Richard Amburgey, Terry Amburgey, Kenneth Amburgey, Larry Elders, Mike Elders, and Billy Keibler. Honorary pallbearers: Jamie Amburgey, Christopher Skaggs, and Brandon and Ian Amburgey. (FCT'S)

AMBURGEY, Berniece , 74, of Prestonsburg, d., August 3, 1999, at her residence. She was born August 8, 1924, in Weeksbury, d/o Scott Compton and Mattie Hall Compton. She was a member of the Rock Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Garrett. w/o , Elder Brodey Amburgey, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her brother, Marvin Compton of Tallahassee, Florida; her sister, Virginia Compton Nicholson of Albion, Michigan. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

AMBURGEY, Charles Ray  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

AMBURGY, Donald Rodney Age 39, of Prestonsburg, d., July 20, 1999, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia,. Born on February 6, 1960, in Xenia, Ohio, s/o Ezra Amburgy of Prestonsburg, and the late Mary Louise King Amburgy.  Survivors, other than his father, include his stepmother, Juanita Vance Amburgy; two brothers, Terry Lee Amburgy of Prestonsburg, Bradwick Lawrence Amburgy of Clayton, Alabama; two stepbrothers, Jimmy Garten and William Garten, both of Prestonsburg; two stepsisters, Cindy Akers of Glendale, and Patricia Vance of Prestonsburg. He is also survived by his paternal grandmother, Artie Amburgy of Bypro, and his maternal grandfather, Estill King of Missouri.  Burial will be in the Buckingham Cemetery, Bevinsville

AMBURGEY, Elder Brodey , Age 76, of Prestonsburg, d.  December 29, 1998, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. He was b. April 22, 1922, at Red Fox, s/o Ruben Amburgey and Minnie Adams Amburgey. In addition to his wife, Bemiece Compton Amburgey, he is survived by three brothers, Thomas E. Amburgey of Dema, Olin Amburgey of Langley, Eugene Amburgey of Sidney, Ohio, and one sister, Opal Werling of Sidney, Ohio. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

AMBURGEY, Ellen, B: 10-20-1858  D: 9-4-1934, d/o Daniel Pridemore, w/o Humphrey Amburgey, 7 children

AMBURGEY, Lawrence  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

AMBURGEY, Olin    Age 81, of Louisa, formerly of Langley, husband of Shirley Ratliff Amburgey, passed away Friday, February 9, 2007, at the Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa. He was born January 20, 1926, in Red Fox, the son of the late Ruben and Minnie Adams Amburgey. He was a retired coal miner, a World War II Army veteran, and a member of the U.M.W.A.  Survivors, in addition to his wife, Shirley, include two sons, Olin Gene (Glenda) Amburgey of Louisa, and Stephen Allen (Edwina) Amburgey of Langley; two daughters, Jacqueline (Lenny) Garrison of Howell, Michigan, and Sherry Ann (Randy) Amburgey of Cincinnati, Ohio; nine grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Olin Amburgey were conducted Monday, February 12, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergyman Lenny Wheeler officiating. Burial was in the Jimmy Ratliff Cemetery, in Langley, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  Pallbearers: Kevin Hughes, Roger Collins, Shawn Amburgey, Nick Amburgey, Michael Ousley, and Brian Ratliff.  (FCT'S 02-14-2007)

AMBURGEY, Robert H., B: Oct. 1858  D: 2-25-1941, h/o Nancy Martin, 10 children

AMBURGEY, Shaun Alexander b-May 13 1998-Pike Co. KY.  d-Sep.30 1998  s/o  Shaun & Priscella Bayes Amburgey, Bur: Slone Fam Cemetery. Blue River, Ky.

AMICK, Ira D.   Age 51, of Minnie, d. April 1, 1998, al the VA Hospital in Lexington,  Born January 7, 1947 in Dakota, West Virginia, s/o Margaret Kathrine Scott of Minnie and the late Otis Amick. , U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of  the Little Country United Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Ira "Dougie" Amick ; one daughter, Loretta Amick , three brothers, Otis E. Amick , George Amick , and Kenneth C. Amick  and two sisters, Jacqueline Stanley , and Alma C. Stanley.  Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Garden at Ivel

ANDERSON, Frankie Tackitt, B: 12-14-1884  D: 8-26-1943, d/o Newton & Angie Tackitt w/o Duran Anderson, children: 1 son & 11 daughters

ANDERSON, Hillard Jr.  Age, 77, of Owingsville, died Friday, February 11, 2005, at the Mary Chiles Hospital in Mt. Sterling. Born February 7, 1928, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Hillard Anderson Sr., and Mary Slone Anderson. He was a retired coal miner, a U.S. Army and Korean War veteran; and a member of Masonic Lodge 889 in Wheelwright. He is survived by his wife, Irene Johnson Anderson. Other survivors include two sons: Gary Anderson (Viva) of Whitesburg, and Johnny Anderson of Owingsville; a daughter, Lisa Anderson Willis (Ron) of Owingsville; six brothers: Hobert Anderson, Claude Anderson, Buddy Anderson, and Bobby Anderson, all of Bevinsville, Paul Anderson of Michigan, and Glen Anderson of Winchester; four sisters: Olleen Stapleton of Harold, Hazel Bates of Price, Betty Anderson of Bevinsville, and Edith Smallwood of Virgie; and two grandchildren: Melissa Anderson and Ashleigh Willis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sessie Gatzke. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 15, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Buckingham Cemetery, at Bevinsville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

ANDERSON, Larry Noble Age 58, of Hamilton, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999 at his residence. He was born in Wayland, on October i5, 1940, the son of Dorothy Frady Anderson, of Hamilton, Ohio, and the late John Marvin Anderson. He was a member of the Westside Church of Christ. Survivors, other than his mother, include a daughter, Karen Sue Anderson Barrett of Dayton, Ohio: three brothers, Gary Anderson, of Griffin, Georgia; Randall Anderson of Hamilton, Ohio; and John Anderson Jr., of Phoenix, Arizona; two sisters, Gaybe Campbell, of Pleasant Shade, Tennessee; and Karen Polen of Hamilton, Ohio;

ANDERSON, Mary, b. 5-15-1910, Knott Co, KY, d/o Delcie and Betty Bates Slone, d. Oct 25, 1988, OLTW, F. C.  ., w/o Hillard Anderson, bur: Tom Johnson Cemetery, Halo , F. C.

ANDERSON, Thelma  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

ANGEL, Darlene Clay , Age 42, of Dandridge, Tennessee, d. December 12, 1998,  in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was b. September 17, 1956, in Dwale, d/o Tom and Ernestine Davis Clay, w/o  Gary Angel,. In addition to her father and husband. she is survived by two sons, Robin Angel and Anthony Angel both of Dandridge, Tennessee; one daughter, Falicia Angel of Dandridge, Tennessee; one brother, Donald Clay of Cincinnati, Ohio; four sisters, Linda Angel, Delray Beach, Florida, Shirley Bolton of Melbourne, Florida, Brenda Clay of Cincinnati, Ohio, Paula Juenger of Wellington. Burial was made in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

ANSEL, Dussie  Age, 85, of Wabash, In., died Friday, February 22, 2002, at the Wabash County Hospital, Wabash, In. Born March 15, 1916, in Kite, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Henry Perry and Lillie Bates Perry. Mrs. Ansel was married in 1943 in Wheelwright, Ky., to Bud D. Ansel. He passed away on September 22, 1948. She was a member of the Wabash Freewill Baptist Church on Erie Street, and was a homemaker. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Eileen) Click, of Wabash, In.; six sons, Carl (Corine) Ansel, Ray (Janet) Jacobs, Dennis R. Ansel, J.R. (Barb) Ansel, Charles D. Chaffins, and Walter (Carla) Ansel, all of Wabash, In.; three daughters, Mrs. Don (Loraine) Watkins, and Mrs. Mitch (Ethel) Howard, both of Wabash, In., and Mrs. Carl (Shirley) Johnson, of Dema, Ky.; 28 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, three brothers and four sisters. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 25, 2002, at 10:30 a.m., at the Wabash Freewill Baptist Church, Erie Street, Wabash, In., with Rev. Bill Bowling and Rev. Tim Webb officiating. Burial was in the Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, In., under the direction of Grandstaff-Hentgen Manchester Ave. Chapel. (FCT'S)

ARCHER, Judith Carol Blevins  Age 57, of Eubank, Ky., formerly of Langley, Ky., wife of Ralph L. Archer, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2001, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, Ky. She was born August 18, 1944, in Eastern, Ky., the daughter of the late Delmer Blevins and Webble Francisco Blevins. She was a retired hair dresser and secretary, a graduate of Maytown High School of Langley, Mayo Vocational of Paintsville, and Fugazzi Vocational College of Lexington, Ky., and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Prestonsburg. Survivors include two step-daughters, Sheila Woodard and Charlene Miller, both of El Paso, Texas.; three brothers, Kenneth Blevins, Langley, Ky., John Blevins, Toledo, Ohio., Larry Blevins, Holt, Mo.; three sisters, Patsy Bentley Dean, Kansas City, Kan., Jannice Hinkle and Mary Wallen, both of Langley, Ky.; three step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Kendrick Blevins. Funeral services for Judith Carol Blevins Archer were conducted Tuesday, September 18, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with clergyman John Baker officiating. Burial followed in the Blevins Cemetery, Langley, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Pallbearers for Judith Carol Blevins Archer were Kelvin Blevins, Steven Blevins, Kirk Blevins, Gary Hinkle, Brian Wallen, and Wetzel Queen. Honorary pallbearer was Christopher O’Neal Blevins. (FCT'S)

ARIZMENDI, Ruby Age 71, of Marshall, Michigan, died Sunday evening, April 17, 2005. Mrs. Arizmendi was born on January 15, 1934, in Spurlock, Kentucky, the daughter of Will and Lula (Hale) Shepherd. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Austreberto; children: Sarita (Dale) Parlin, Arturo (Cindy) Arizmendi, Wanda (Jeff) Arizmendi Baker, Laurie (Tony) Gladstone, and Therese (Steve) Pattinson; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters: Vina Adams, Alice Briggs, Emma Moreno, Lila (Kenneth) Lewis, and Lora (Donald) Jordan; brothers: Johnnie Shepherd, Tommy (Alice) Shepherd, Bill Shepherd, Holbert (Linda) Shepherd, Earl (Mary) Shepherd, and Jack (Kay) Shepherd; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Henry Shepherd. Services to celebrate her life will be held at 10:30, Thursday, April 21, at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home, in Marshall, Michigan. Friends who wish, may make memorial contributions to the Ruby Arizmendi Memorial Fund, or to Church of Christ. Assistance with memorials is available at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

ARMSTRONG, Myredia Age, 79, of LaRue, Ohio, died Monday, July 17, 2000, at her residence. Born on January 18, 1921, in McDowell, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Anna Hall Bentley. She graduated from McDowell High School in 1938; attended Alice Lloyd Caney College in Caney Creek; then taught school in Kentucky. Her husband, David W. Armstrong, preceded her in death. She is survived by three sons, Ronald David Armstrong of Marion, Rodney Armstrong of LaRue and Roger England of Marion; two daughters, Jennifer McCrary of LaRue and Shirley Mitchell of Columbus; two sisters, Myrtle Newsome of Marion and Magdalene Little of Columbus; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Burial in the LaRue Cemetery, under the direction of Stofcheck Funeral Home.

ARNETT, Bob Kash  Sr. Died at 4:15 am Sunday, Jan 15, 2006 at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton Ohio. He was born April 17, 1917 in Salyersville, Ky. to Sam and Nan (Salyers) Arnett. On Oct. 10, 1935, he married Nellie Risner and she preceded him in death on April 17, 1960. He then married Katie Shepherd on Oct. 20, 1982 and she preceded him in death on July 28, 2005. Surviving are four sons: Elwood (Nancy) Arnett and Donald (Ethel) Arnett, both of Alger and Richard (Julie) Arnett and Bob Kash (DeAnna) Arnett Jr., both of Harrod; two stepsons, Ray Fields of Pennsylvania and Edward Ray (Charlotte) Shepherd of Alger. Six Stepdaughters, Patty Myer of Lima, Lois (Robert) May of Columbus, Lorrene (Ron) Waddle of Roundhead, Lodena Joseph and Branda (Eugene) Pitts both of Maumee and Wanda (Robert) Bratton of Genoa; 15 grandchildren, 37 Step-Grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 66 step-great-grandchildren, and 5 setp-great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ollie Arnett; a grandson; two sisters, Ethel Pugh and Eunice Arnett and five brothers, Green, Troy, Branch, Willie, and Elliott Arnett. He worked for Ohio Steel Company in Lima mostly as a truck driver. He was a member of the Quickstep Pentecostal Church of God in Alger, Ohio. Services were held at 11am Wednesday at the Quickstep Pentecostal Church of God, Alger, by Pastor Bob Dye. Burial will be in the Preston Cemetery, Alger.

ARNETT, Susan Rebecca Wallen Age, 90, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, May 5, 2005, at the U.K. Medical Center, in Lexington. Born May 8, 1914, in West Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late Shelby Banks Wallen and Belle Gearheart Wallen. She was a retired postal clerk, and a member of New Bethel Assembly of God, in Salyersville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe H. Arnett. Survivors include two sons: Joseph Jackson Arnett of Mt. Washington, and Glenn Phillip Arnett of Reston, Virginia; one daughter, Lolita Ann King of Prestonsburg; eight grandchildren, Alan, Patrick, Dwayne, Joey, Christina, Matthew, Cathi and Lesli; ten great-grandchildren: Collin, Benjamin, J.W., Brett, Zach, Nick, Kimberly, James, Ryan, and Autumn. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers: Paul Wallen, Joe Wallen, and two infant brothers; one sister, Annie Montgomery; and one grandson, Richard. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 9, at 2 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Arthur (Sam) Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Jack Arnett Cemetery, at Middle Creek, in Prestonsburg. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)
 

ARNETT, W.M. Bill, B: 11-4-1869  D: 10-27-1941, s/o Jack & Raine Howard Arnett h/o (1)  Poppy Shepherd  m: abt. 1886  d: 10-2-1921, children: Maneria, Grace, Menifee, Dona, Celia, Boone, Pollie & Willie, (2) Linda Jane Hicks  m: 12-14-1927

ARNETT, Linda Jane Hicks,  b. Nov 16, 1885, d/o James and Alice Hicks,   d Aug 29, 1976, at Paintsville Hospital, Brothers and Sisters were:  Buck Elam, Jackson, Andersson, Sammie, Mima, Cynthia, Mary, Parthenia, Arrena, Lucinda, and Lizzie and four more. W/O  (1) Bub Bailey, abt 1905,  children: Bennie, Minnie, and Margaret (2) Elder Bill Arnett , abt 1927, step-children: Celia, Gracie, Nervie, Polly, Dona, Menifee, Boone, and Willie.

ARNETTE, Katie, Age 79, of Claypool, Indiana, formerly of Floyd County, died on Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at the Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Indiana. She was born on May 22, 1920, in David, the daughter of the late Jacob and Peggy Hale Shepherd. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church of Packerton, Indiana. She was twice married, first to Edward Wireman, and later to Willie Arnette. Both preceded her in death.  She is survived by one daughter, Katie Shepherd of Claypool, Indianal. Burial in the Jake Shepherd Cemetery at David

ARCHER, Ellarose, b. 1-20-1922, F.C, d/o Sol and Fanny Francis Derossett, d. 1-23-1988, Lexington, KY

ARNETT, Hazel (Dotson)  Age, 81, of Frenchburg, Ky., formerly of Prestonsburg, Ky., passed away Thursday, February 7, 2002, at the Mary Childs Hospital in Mt. Sterling, Ky., after an illness of two years. She was born January 27, 1921, at Lawton, Ok., a daughter of the late Albert and Anna Lee (Wells) Dotson. She worked as a waitress and for the U.S. Shoe Factory and American Standard, in Prestonsburg, Ky., and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Prestonsburg, Ky. She was married to Charley Arnett who precedes her in death. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Williams of Means, Ky., Mrs. Bonnie Daly of Evansville, Ind.; two brothers, Mr. Orville Dotson, Mr. Lewis Dotson, both of Prestonsburg, Ky.; and two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Honeycutt and Mrs. Susie Burchett, both of Prestonsburg, Ky., five grandaughters and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Diabetes Foundation. Memorial services were conducted Sunday, February 10, 2002, at 2 p.m., at the Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsburg, Ky. (FCT'S)

ARNOLD, Roger D., Age 52, of Kendallville, d.  January 24, 1998, at his home, B.  March 29, 1945 at Minnie, s/o  Bun and Alice Moore Arnold ,  h/o Mary Loa Simpson; one daughter, Loretta Reeve of Auburn; one son, Danny Arnold of Kendailville; one sister, Belinda Arnold of Kendallville; three brothers, Jimmy Arnold; Randal Arnold and Ross Arnold, all of Kendalville; and three grandchildren. Military graveside services were Tuesday, January 27, at the LakeView Cemetery

ARROWOOD, William “Bill” Jr.  Age 89, of Drift, Ky., husband of the late Ruth Turner Arrowood, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2001, at the Riverview Health Care Center, Prestonsburg, Ky. He was born October 4, 1911, in Meally, Ky., the son of the late Willie K. Arrowood and Rose Preston Arrowood. Mr. Arrowood was a retired businessman. He operated four businesses in the Drift area. He ran an auto parts store in Martin, a Standard Oil service station, a cafe/ newsstand and a restaurant/ bus stop. In 1946, he purchased the Morrell Supply Company, Prestonsburg, Ky., and renamed the company Wm. Arrowood Hardware Company, which he operated, along with his wife, for nearly 30 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Irene Cole Memorial, Prestonsburg, Ky., a former member of the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce, a life member of Zebulon Lodge, No. 273, and a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include one son, Larry Arrowood, Brentwood, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Julie Arrowood Edwards, William Robert Arrowood; and one great-grandchild, Justin Keith Edwards. Funeral services for William Arrowood were conducted Sunday, September 16, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Clergyman Ted Shannon officiating. Burial followed in the Turner Cemetery, Drift, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Pallbearers for William “Bill” Arrowood were Randy Burke, Bill Jennings, Rick Jennings, Robert Elliott, Tommy Burke, Jody Spriggs, and Tim Maggard. (FCT'S)

ARTEIP, Carlos “Pennyrile” Wayne   Age 83, of Martin, husband of Virginia Lee Davidson Artrip, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2007, at his residence. He was born August 31, 1923, in Louisa, the son of the late John Kenneth Artrip and Virgie Ellen Cyrus Artrip. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the Garth Chapel, and the UMWA. Survivors include his wife, Virginia; a son, Gary Lee (Bobbie) Artrip of Martin; three daughters: Jerry Ann (Elzie) Campbell of Prestonsburg, Sharon Marie (Doug) Jones of Martin, and Sheila Don Wright of Prestonsburg; a brother, Lawrence Artrip of Drift; a sister, Mary Yates of Albion, Michigan; five grandchildren: Maria, Tammy, Jimmy Wayne Artrip, Jimmy Wayne Campbell, and Christopher Shawn; and five great-grandchildren, Kristen, Raye Lynn, Joshua, Kayli, and Adam. Preceding him in death were his parents; and a stepson, James Davidson; four sisters: Goldie Sumpter, Thirsie Hobbs, Lassie Tackett, and Zada Shannon; and two brothers, James Artrip and Arnold Artrip. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 1, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergyman Ted Shannon officiating. Burial was in the Drift Cemetery, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Pallbearers: Chris Caudill, Jimmy Campbell, Jimmy Artrip, Shawn Wright, Jarred Arnett, David Hopson, and Jeremy Hall. Honorary: Doug Jones, Elzie Campbell, Ronnie Davidson, Howard Davidson, Grover Dean Davidson, Delmer Hall, Tommy Hall, Ken Hall, Donnie Hall, Carl Douglas Hall, Tommy Howell, Stevie Stephens, and Dale Hall. (FCT'S  04-04-2007)

ASHCRAFT, Shirley M. , Age 77, of Ypsilanti. Michigan, died Monday. March 9, 1998, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Born November 1. 1920 at Emma, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ginny Childers Weddington. She was preceded in death b! her first husband, John Lee Garrett. Survivors include her husband, Frank Ashcraft; one son, Vernon Garrett of Ypsilanti, Michigan; twin daughters, Jane Harris and Virginia Watts, both of Ypsilanti, Michigan; two stepdaughters, Vickie Cook and Mary Ann Evans, both of Arizona.  Burial was in the Knollwood Memorial Park.

ASHER, Dorothy Ann  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

ATWOOD, Madaline Lavern (Smith)  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

AUVIL, Hannibal  , D: 10-30-1933  age 79, 14 children    

AUXIER, Miriam Josephine  Age, 88, of Irvine, died Friday, March 29, after an extended illness. Born October 18, 1913, in Floyd County, she was a daughter of the late Americus McCullough and Lorena Agnes Harmon Badgett. She graduated from Prestonsburg High School and attended Pikeville College for two years. She taught at Lower Little Paint School in East Point before marrying James T. Auxier on May 9, 1936. He preceded her in death in 1977. To this union were born five children: Thomas, Peggy, Patricia, Larry and Mary Jane. She was a homemaker and an active member of Irvine United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Philathea Sunday School class, the Christmas Craft Group, and the Twin City Homemaker’s Club. Survivors include her children: Thomas Auxier (Sylvia) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; Peggy Leake (Francis Raymond) of Richmond, Ky.; Dr. Patricia Auxier of Killen, Ala.; Larry Auxier (Jo) of Irvine, Ky.; and Mary Jane Nelson (John) of Danville, Ky.; Her nine grandchildren, Mary Alison Bowling (Charles) of Richmond, Ky.; Greg Shackelford of Richmond, Ky.; Brent Shackelford (Lorah) of Richmond, Ky.; James T. Auxier II, and Travis Auxier of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; Lauren Clark (Charles) of Georgetown, Ky.; Sarah Auxier of Frankfort, Ky.; and Julie and Patrick Nelson of Danville, Ky.; Her five great-grandchildren, Ashley Wiseman, Nicholas Bowling, Ashley Clark, Sarah Shackelford and Jacob Shackelford; Her sister, Lorena Horne of East Point, Ky., and a special nephew, Steward Ray Horne (Vicki), also of East Point. She was also survived by a host of special friends and relatives. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Easter Sunday, at Irvine United Methodist Church, by the Rev. Frank Wallace. Visitation was held from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, at Lewis Funeral Home in Irvine, and from 2 p.m., until the time of the service, Sunday, at the church. Burial followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens in West Irvine. Pallbearers were Steward Ray Horne, Greg Shackelford, Brent Shackelford, Patrick Nelson, Charles Clark, Charles Bowling, James T. Auxier II, and Travis Auxier. Honorary pallbearers are the Twin City Homemakers Club, the Philathea Sunday School class, the O.P. Smith Sunday School class, and the Christmas Craft Group. Josephine was a wonderful Christian mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and had many special friends. She enjoyed cooking, helping with church bazaars, having family dinners and get-togethers, sewing, and was a gifted quiltmaker. She also loved participating in her homemaker’s club and working at the county fair. Her greatest asset was making you feel comfortable in her home, the great dinners she hosted and the pleasure she derived from having you there. Those who were touched by Josephine’s life will always remember her. (FCT'S)

 


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