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DAGNAN, Charles Lloyd   Passed away November 26, 2007 unexpectedly in his home. Charles was born July 22, 1935 in Wayland, KY, the son of the late Hazel (Elliott) and Chester Dagnan. He was a member of the South Fairborn Baptist Church and loved fishing, his grandchildren and was well respected and loved by friends and family. Charles was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Bill Dagnan and grandson, Tyler Dagnan. Survivors include his wife, Judy; four daughters and spouses, Judy and Pete Seeth, Janet and Greg Powers, Pam Ellingson and Joyce Carbone; one son, David and fiancC) Debbie; step-daughters and spouses, Angela and Jerry Benasutti, Marie and John Walker and Mike and Dixie Kilgore; granddaughters, Dawn Dawson, Mercedes Dagnan and Lacey Walker; grandsons, Dallas Walker, Jason Bryant, Nick Benasutti, Casey Benasutti, Toney and wife Sarah Benasutti, David, Chad, Todd, Josh, Steven, Lecena and April; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Cody Dawson, Matthew and Cameron Bryant and Andrea Benasutti; 10 brothers and sisters, Johnny, Bill, Carl Ray, Everett, Jimmy, Raymond, Brenda, Linda, Betty and Louise. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. November 29, 2007 in the Burcham Funeral Home, 119 E. Main Street, Fairborn with services being conducted at 11 a.m. November 30, 2007 from the funeral home. Rev. Silas Hoskins and Jim Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Byron Cemetery.

DALE, Nellie Dixie Jarvis  Age, 88, of Ivel, died Wednesday, November 1, 2000, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, following an extended illness. Born on February 17, 1912, in Endicott, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Hattie Francis Samons Endicott. She was a member of the Daniels Creek Community Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ed Jarvis and later by Lewis Dale. Survivors include seven sons, Luther Jarvis of Raccoon, Esau Jarvis and Douglas Jarvis, both of Prestonsburg, Jake Jarvis of Banner, Monroe Jarvis and Edgar Jarvis, both of Tram, Herman Jarvis of Ypsilanti, Michigan; three daughters, Frances Vanover of Stanville, Alice Graves of Tennessee, Sondra Justice of Betsy Layne; four sisters, Fannie Garrett of Banner, Rell Harlis of Auxier, Lou Ethel Jarrell and Minnie James, both of Prestonsburg; 41 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 4, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Birkey Lewis and George David Garrett officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

DALTON, Eddie Ray   Age, 29, of Wayland, died Sunday, January 29, 2006, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital emergency room. Born February 18, 1976, in McDowell, he was the son of John and Georgia Shannon Patton Dalton of Wayland. He was a coal truck driver for Jacobs Construction. Survivors include one son, Dylan Ray Dalton of Garrett; one daughter, Emily Morgan Dalton of Wayland; two brothers: Jeff Dalton of Wayland, Johnthan Dalton of Oil Springs; five sisters: Terri Howell, Matista Conley, Bonita Griffith, and Matilda Dalton, all of Wayland, and Melissa Bentley of Garrett; two nieces and five nephews. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 1, at 1 p.m., a the Zion Deliverance Church, in Wayland, with Clabe Mosley officiating. Burial was in the Dalton Family Cemetery, in Wayland, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church. (FCT'S)

DAMRON, Alafair, B: 12-26-1871  D: 4-1-1946, d/o Davd & Dicey Newsom w/o Matt Damron, children: Taulbee & Alvin

Damron, Bobby L. , Age, 63, of Tram, died Friday, January 22, 1999, at Highlands Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. Bom on December 25, 1935, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Erman and Liza Click Damron.He was a retired factory worker. Survivors include his wife, Maggie Jarvis Damron; three sons, Bobby D. Damron and Kenneth Ray Sturgill, both of Tram, John K. Sturgill of Prestonsburg; three daughters, Marsha Damron of Lexington, Vonda Sue Young of Churubusco, Indiana, Wanda Jean Johnson of Somerset; three brothers, David Damron, James Damron, and Bums Damron ,all of Prestonsburg; three sisters, Janet Sue Damron of David, Faye Jervis of Prestonsburg, Myrtle Workman of Proctorville, Ohio  Burial was in the Stratton Cemetery at Ivel

DAMRON, Cat, B: 1885  D: 8-26-1935, d/o Mack & Lizzie Kidd, w/o Spurl Damron, 2 boys & 9 girls

DAMRON, Charles Edward  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

DAMRON, Elisha, B: 4-6-1882  D: 4-2-1949, s/o Alfred & Mary Kinney Damron h/o Artie Tackett  9-10-1903, 9 children

DAMRON, Eugene R. Age, 86, of Key Largo, Florida, died, June 18, 2000, at his home. Born at Harold, he was the son of the late Jerome and Cora Belcher Damron. He was a US Navy veteran, First Class Petty Officer, president of Damron and Damron Cinder Block Co. of Elkhorn City, and later superintendent of construction for Ryan Homes in Indianapolis, Indiana. He retired to the Keys in 1981, where he became a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Moose Club. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Picklesimer Damron; a son, Gene C. Damron of Indianapolis; a daughter, Kay Thacker of Key Largo; two brothers, Jennings Damron of England and E.W. Damron of Pikeville; two sisters, Pauline Amburgey and Earline Spears, both of Ashland; four grandsons, and two granddaughters.. Cremation was arranged by Beyer Funeral Home of Key Largo.

DAMRON, Grace Allen  Age 77, of Allen, Ky., widow of Jeffery J. Damron, passed away Friday, December 21, 2001, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky., following an extended illness. She was born May 26, 1924, in Hueysville, Ky., the daughter of the late David Murph Allen and Josephine Bentley Allen. She was retired after several years with the Floyd County Clerks Office as deputy clerk, judge executive and the sheriff’s office. Survivors include two sons, Robert Allen Damron of Allen, Ky., Michael Ray Damron of Banner, Ky.; one daughter, Melinda Kathryn Harrison of El Paso, Tx.; one brother, Bill Allen of Wittensville, Ky.; three sisters, Dorothy Marshall of Allen, Ky., Byrle Shrum of Lookout Mt. Ga., Patricia Jones of West Liberty, Ky.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Grace Allen Damron will be conducted Sunday, December 23, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with the clergyman, James Harmon, officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Sean Damron, David Jones, Mark Bustle, Chris Damron, Wilburn Samons, and David Woods. (FCT'S)

DAMRON, Hattie, B: 4-26-1896  D: 1939?  age 43, d/o Candy & Francis Blankenship w/o Jack Damron  1917, 9 children

DAMRON, Jeffery  Obit  (FCT'S 08-30-1991)

DAMRON, Milford   Age 80, of New London, Ohio, died Wednesday morning, May 10, 2006, at New London Health Care Center. He was born September 30, 1925, in Honaker, son of the late James and Martha (Kidd) Damron. He had lived in New London since 1946. He had worked for the AC&Y Railroad for 15 years; the Village of New London for seven years; and at New London High School for 15 years. He was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church in Wellington. He is survived by his son, Clayton Damron, of New London; three daughters and sons in law: Shirley and David Williams, and Audrey and David Smith, all of Norwalk, and Gail and Steve Krisha of Wakeman; 11 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren; a brother, Johnny Damron, of New London; and a sister, Sylvia McKinney, of Wellington. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Rosie Gay Damron in 2005; his sister, Delcie Dudley; and his brothers, Norman, Willie, and Ed Damron. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m., and 6-8 p.m., Friday, at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London, where funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, with Pastor Billy Joe White of the Free Will Baptist Church, Wellington, officiating. Burial will follow at Grove Street Cemetery, New London. Memorials, if desired, may be given to the Free Will Baptist Church, 205 Woodland, Wellington, Ohio 44090; to the Alzheimer's Association, North Central Ohio Chapter, 1 Marion Ave., Suite 308, Mansfield, Ohio 44903; or to the Community Clock Tower Fund, c/o the Village of New London, 115 East Main St., New London, Ohio 44851.  (FCT'S)

DAMRON, Nannie, B: 9-16-189  D: 2-23-1922, d/o G.W. & Arminda Hopkins w/o James Damron

DAMRON, Nora B., B: 1-8-1883  D: 12-31-1931, d/o Richard & Mahala R. Coleman w/o John A. Damron  3-22-1901, 4 boys & 5 girls

DAMRON, Phillip Dean  Age, 54, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Thurs-day, March 28, 2002, at his residence. Born on July 22, 1947, in Pikeville, Ky., he was the son of the late Atha Damron and Ola Mae Hall Damron. He was an attorney at law at Phillip Damron Law Office on College Lane, Prestonsburg, Ky. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg, Ky., a member of Zebulon Lodge No. 273, F&AM, a member of the Oleika Shrine Temple, Lexington, Ky., and served in the Army Reserves. He is survived by his wife, Marthan A. Damron; one son, Arron A. Damron of Prestonsburg, Ky.; two daughters, Emily Auxier Damron of Lexington, Ky., and Margaret Ray Damron of Prestonsburg, Ky.; two brothers, Jeff Damron of Prestonsburg, Ky., and Steve Damron of Weeksbury, Ky. He was preceded in death by one brother, Gary Damron. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 30, 2002, at 2 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg, Ky., with Rev. Wayne Sayre officiating. Interment was in the Archer Family Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky., under direction of Carter Funeral Home. Contributions are suggested to the First United Methodist Church, Prestonsburg, Ky., or American Cancer Society. Active pallbearers: Brian Jones, Jeremy Ross, Matt Lafferty, John Mattox, Scott Damron, Jason Damron, David Damron, and G.P. Summers. Honorary pallbearers: Paul Hunt Thompson, John David Caudill, Danny Caudill, Keith Bartley, Charlie Hieronymus, Stan Farler, Tommy Lafferty, and Bill Paul Fairchild. (FCT'S)

DAMRON, Pricy, D: 1933  abt. 76 yrs. old, 3 children

DAMRON, Robert, B: 8-21-1888  D: 5-3-1947, s/o Abrian & Nancy Ratliff Damron h/o (1) Almeda Bartley  2-25-1909 , D: 7-12-1936  14 children   (2) Hattie Kiser  6-17-1937 , 3 boys & 1 girl

DANFLOUS, Jean Allen, b. 8-15-1914, Ohio, s/o Jean George and Ruth Elizabeth Danflous, d. Oct 18, 1988, HRMC, F.C., h/o Thelma Dague Danflous, bur: Richmond Cem, Prestonsburg, KY

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

DANIEL, Paul Burgess  Age 66, of 4017 Chapel Lane, Owensboro, Ky., died Friday, September 14, 2001, at his home. The Paintsville, Ky. native retired as vice-president and general manager of WOMI / WBKR and WBIO. The United States Army veteran was a member and 30-year deacon of Bellevue Baptist Church. He was a Kentucky Colonel, former member and vice-president of Southtown Kiwanis and former member of Owensboro Downtown Inc. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Betty DeRossette Daniel; one daughter, Paula Jo Steele, of Salt Lake City, Utah; three grandchildren, Danielle Nicole Steele, John Christopher Steele II, and Natalie Jo Steele, all of Salt Lake City, Utah; two sisters, Mary Sue Butcher, of Tutor Key, Ky., and Nancye Louisa Moore, Van Lear, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by two sisters, Kathlene Daniel who died in 1935, and Oralene Primm who died in 1998, his mother, Irene Burton Auxier, who died in 2000, and his father, Dennis Charles Daniel, who died in 1977. Funeral services for Paul Burgess Daniel were conducted on Tuesday, September 18, 2001, at 11:00 a.m., at Bellevue Baptist Church, Owensboro, Ky. Entombment in Owensboro Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Owensboro, Ky. Visitation was at the James H. Davis Funeral Home, Owensboro, Ky. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Building Fund of Bellevue Baptist Church, 519 W. Byers Avenue, Owensboro, Ky., 42303, or The Hospice Association, 723 Harvard Drive, Owensboro, Ky., 42301.  (FCT'S)

DANIELS, Adam Keith, infant, d. 1-22-1988, W. Va, s/o Richard Keith and Sharon Crum Daniels, bur Drift Cem, Drift KY

DANIELS, Anna Hicks , Age 88, of Morrow, Ohio, formerly of Garrett, died April 6, 1999, at the Pine Crest Nursing Home, Morrow, Ohio, She was born June 1, 1910, in Floyd County, d/o  Alex Hicks and Dora Ellen Chaffins Hicks. She was a member of the Little Union United Baptist Church, Garrett. w/o  William "Bill" Daniels two sons, Franklin Daniels, and John C. Daniels,  five daughters, Bonnie Jean Jacobs,  Maureen Hollingsworth, , Janavene Burchwell , Palestine Griffith and Beatrice Horton, Burial will be in the Guy Brown Cemetery, Stone Coal, Garrett,
 
DANIELS, Bess Adkins  85, d-Nov.20  b-Feb. 20, 1910  d/o Jerry & Betty Parsons Adkins  w/o Charles L. Daniel Sr.

DANIELS, Clifford "Cliff" Dexter Age 14, of Beaver,  d, August 4, 1999, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, from a sudden illness. b. March 13, 1985, in Pikeville, s/o Cliff and Deedra Hamilton Daniels of Beaver. He was a graduate of John M. Stumbo Elementary, a freshman at Betsy Layne High School, and an instructor at the Daniels School of Martial Arts.In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Kaylah Dee Daniels of Beaver; one half-sister, Christene Suzanne Daniels; one half-brother, Cory Allen Daniels, both of Port Washington, Wisconsin; his
paternal grandparents, Clifford and Billie Daniels of Pikeville; his maternal grandparents, Dexter and Ruth Hamilton of Beaver, and his maternal great- grandmother, Levey Daniels of Pikeville.  Burial in the Vance Family Cemetery at Beaver

DANIELS, Clifford S. (Tip)  B: 10-14-1913 in Floyd Co.  D: 2-18-1974,s/o Lee and Exer Ward Daniels, h/o Mary Collins  married in 1938, d/o Casel and Judy Howell Collins Children: Teddy Douglas, Henry Jeff and Judy Gwen

DANIELS, Denver Age 83, of Prestonsburg, d. March 31, 1998, at Kobacker House in Columbus, Ohio,  Born July 30, 1914 in Johnson County, s/o  Floyd and Alta Fairchild Daniels. He was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church. h/o Roberta Grim Daniels, (d.August 19, 1993)Burial will be in the Grim Cemetery at Lowmansville,

DANIELS, Freddie  Age, 53, of Garrett, died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at the Central Baptist Hospital, in Lexington. Born June 8, 1950, in Garrett, he was the son of the late Guy E. and Mary Hicks Daniels. He was a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include five sisters: Charlotte Holbrook of Kendallville, Indiana, Cloytene Conley of Lackey, Doralene Whitehead of Warrensburg, Missouri, Naydene Hackett of Goldsboro, North Carolina, and Priscilla Poling of Lima, Ohio, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Leon Daniels; and three sisters: Glenna Brown, Violet Layne, and Beuelah Lawson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 26, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Jerry Manns, and others, officiating. Burial was in the Ewing-Scott Cemetery, at Stone Coal, in Garrett, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DANIELS, Genevie  Age 71, of Stephens Branch, Martin, wife of Arnold Daniels, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2002, at her residence in Martin. She was born July 16, 1931, in McDowell, the daughter of the late King Jones and Molly Tackett Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of the Little Rosa Church of the New Salem Association of the Old Regular Baptist Church for 35 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Arnold Dean Daniels of Eastern; two daughters, Linda Sue Caudill of Estill, and Brenda Gail Huffman of Prestonsburg; five grandchildren, Sarah Genevie Jent, Teresa Ann Ramey, Danielle Dawn Slone, Logan Darrell Shepherd, and Kristen Nicole Daniels; and six great-grandchildren, Rebecca Ann Paige, Victoria Lyn Jent, Justin Lee Jent, Cody Blake Ramey, Casey Brandon Ramey, and Kayleigh Dawn Slone. Funeral services for Genevie Daniels will be conducted Friday, August 30, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery, Martin, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DANIELS, GUY E. "Serge", B: 7-3-1908  D: 9-3-1981, s/o John & Mahala Jane Daniels h/o Mary Hicks, children: Violet, Beulah, Wanda, Charlotte, Clotene, Doralene, Naydene, Glenna, Priscilla, Leon & Freddie, bro-sis: Bill & Jim

DANIELS, Jimmy Howard  Age, 67, of Auxier, Ky., died Monday, June 3, 2002, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky. Born Sept. 3, 1934, in Floyd County, Ky., he was the son of the late Lincoln Howard Daniels and Virginia Litz Daniels. He was a broadcast engineer, and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife Bertha Rose Shramm Daniels. Other survivors include two step-sons, William P. Wise III and Jacob Lee Wise, both of Frankfort, Ky.; one daughter, Jamie Renee Daniels Mason of Suffolk, Va.; two step-daughters, Ginger Marlene Wooten Favinger of Oil Springs, Ky., and Jodie Lynette Wise Vaughn of Owington, Ky.; one sister, Betty Ruth Daniels Curnutte of Auxier, Ky.; one grandchild, eight step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 6, 2002, at the Auxier United Methodist Church, Auxier, Ky., with Garfield Potter, Paul Akin, and Dave Powers officiating. Burial was in the Auxier Relocation Cemetery, Auxier, Ky., under the direction of Jones-Preston Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Estill Lee Carter, David Powers, David Allen, Walter Clyde Dingus, Howard Osborne, David McAllister, Del McKinney, and Tommy Shelton.  (FCT'S)

DANIELS , Mary Collins ,Age 82, of Trenton, Michigan, formerly of Minnie, d, July 13, 1999, at the Seaway Hospital in Trenton Michigan. She was born October 21, 1916, in Minnie, d/o  Casell and Judy Howell Collins. w/o , Clifford Daniels. Survivors include one son, Ted Daniels of Alpena, Michigan; one daughter, Judy Aiken of Woodhaven, Michigan; three brothers, Preston Collins of Martin, Ed Collins of Shelby, Ohio, John Collins of Hollywood, Florida; two sisters, Vemie Messinger of Martin, --Adetta Machowicz of Pembroke Pines, Florida; nine grandchildren; bur at the Lucy Hall Cemetery at McDowell.

DANIELS, Mary Nancy  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

DANIELS, Pauline Age 64, of Beaver,d. June 25, at her residence. b.  February 23, 1935, in Beaver, d/o  Georgie and Beckie Bentley Tackett. w/o , Cecil Daniels, . Survivors include one son, Johnny Daniels of McDowell; two daughters, Jeanette Skeans of Beaver, Beckie Little of Lexington; one sister, Maudie Hall of Wisconsin,  Burial was in the Lucy Hall Cemetery at McDowell.

DANIELS, , Paul V. , Age 75, of Van Lear, died December 22, 1998, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He was born September 7, 1923, in Johnson County, the son of the late Milroy Daniels and Bettie Ward Daniels. He was a retired coal miner. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Boyd Daniels; two sons, Paul V. Daniels Jr. of Danville and Jimmy Daniels of Oil Springs; one daughter, Pat Daniels Coleman of Paintsville; and eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, Funeral services were conducted December 24, at 11:00 a.m., at the Jones-Preston Funeral Chapel in Paintsville, with Phillip Lucas officiating. Burial was in the Pine Hill Cemetery on Bob's Branch at Thelma.

DANIELS, Peggy T. Harris, Age, 72, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, July 12, 2000, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Born on September 15, 1927, at Emma, she was the daughter of the late Joe W. and Madge Burchett Harris. She was a retired production inspector with General Motors. Survivors include one daughter, Martha Warren of Ypsilanti, Michigan; one brother, Joe W. Harris of Prestonsburg; one sister, Betty Keathley of Prestonsburg, and two grandsons. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 14, at 11 a.m., at the Floyd Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, with Evangelist Bennie Blankenship officiating. Burial in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, KY

DANIELS, Ruthie A.   Age, 68, of Martin, died Tuesday, September 5, 2006, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Healthcare. Born February 25, 1938, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Maxie Cooley Allen. She was a librarian for the Floyd County Library Board, and a member of the United Methodist Church at Wheelwright. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Donnie and Sandy Daniels of Melvin; a sister and brother-in-law, Eloise A. and Homer Lee Hall of Hueysville; and three grandchildren: BreAnna, Allison, and Brett. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 8, at noon at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Bobby Isaac and Bruce Coleman officiating. Burial will be in the Cooley Family Cemetery, in Eastern. Visitation is at the funeral home, where services were held at 7 p.m. (FCT'S Sept 8, 2006)

DANIELS, Thelma  Age 93, of Wayland, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2002, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born October 13, 1908, in Johnson County, the daughter of the late Richard Lloyd Daniels and Luella Madge Heffner Daniels. She was a retired school teacher, formerly employed by the Floyd County School System, a member of the Wayland United Methodist Church, the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, and the Lackey-Garrett-Wayland Woman’s Club. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Marie Castle, Herma Beverly, and Hazel Parsley. Funeral services for Thelma Daniels were conducted Saturday, September 28, at 4 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Brad Tackett officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DANIELS, Virgil  84    b-Jul.09 1913  Johnson County, KY.   d-Jul.04 1998    s/o-Monroe & Lucrea Castle Daniels    h/o-Gredis Robinson Daniels    Bur: Family Cemetery Stanville, KY.

DARBY, Susan Virgie born 04-06-1900 died 04-12-1991 daughter of Milt and Misha Click Woods wife of John Darby burial: Darby family cemetery, Slick Rock, Prestonsburg

DARBY, William "Bill"  Age, 82, of Cow Creek, Prestonsburg, Ky., died Friday, February 22, 2002, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He was born September 6, 1919, in Emma, Ky., the son of the late John Darby and Virgie Woods Darby. He was former owner of State Wide Press, Prestonsburg, Ky.; a former teacher at Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, Ky.; a graduate of Alice Lloyd College; a member of Cow Creek Freewill Baptist Church and Sunday school teacher for 47 years; and Navy WW II veteran, stationed in the sea of Japan. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Jarrell Darby of Prestonsburg. Other survivors include two sons, Martin Keith Darby (Sandy) of Prestonsburg, Bill Jack Darby (Debby) of Prestonsburg; a daughter, Lynn Holland Darby of Prestonsburg; four brothers, Larce Darby (Louise) of Enon, Ohio, Joe Darby (Rose) of N. Union, Ohio, Thomas Darby (Mildred) of Xenia, Ohio, Huey (Erlene) Darby of Prestonsburg; four sisters, Lucy Waddles of Prestonsburg, Christine (Linzie) Hunt of Prestonsburg, Arizona Jarrell of Panama City, Fla., Hazel Mae (Hi) Blackburn of Oceana, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Jackie Howard of Salyersville, Beth Arnett of Prestonsburg, Mikka Franklin and Chris Darby, both of Winchester; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Darby; one brother, John Lee Darby and one sister, Geraldine Hunt. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 24, 2002, at 10 a.m., at the Cow Creek Freewill Baptist Church, with Rev. Nathan Lafferty officiating., Interment was in the Darby Family Cemetery (Cow Creek), Prestonsburg, under direction of Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg. Active pallbearers: Joe Bolten, Robert Mayfield, Chris Darby, Michael Arnett, Russel Howard, Scott Franklin, Paul Crider, Phillip Hunt, and Mark Hunt. Honorary pallbearers: Braxton Thompson, Taylor Harris, James B. Goble, Virgil Hunt, Abe Vanderpool, Ralph Leslie, Larry Leslie, Chester Patton and Tom Graham Dingus. (FCT'S)

DAVENPORT, Claudia Odell  Age 80, of Van Lear, Ky., passed away Sunday, May 26, 2002, at the Highland Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg, Ky., after an extended illness. She was born September 25, 1921, at Henry, Va., a daughter of the late John Ruben and Pearl (Hopkins) Lovell. She was married to Alvin Eugene Davenport Sr., who survives. Other survivors include four sons and one daughter, Alvin Eugene Davenport Jr., of Prestonsburg, Ky., Calvin Ashley Davenport of Nicholasville, Ky., Samuel John Boggs of Hillsville, Va, Delburn Ray Boggs of Radford, Va., and Sharon Pearl Huffman of Pikeville, Ky.; two brothers, J.R. Lovell of Huntsville, Ala., and Troy Lovell of Roanoke, Va.; one sister, Lucille Vaughn of Roanoke, Va.; five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 30, 2002, at 11 a.m., from the Burke Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, Ky., with Rev. Bobby Joe Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Ivel, Ky., under the direction of Burke Funeral Home. Visitation will be at the funeral home, after 6 p.m., Wednesday. Active pallbearers are: Delburn Boggs, Sam Boggs, Alvin Davenport, Calvin Davenport, Ron Huffman, and Steven Boggs.  (FCT'S)

DAVIS, Agnes Jean (Sissy)   Age, 56, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at her residence. Born November 9, 1946, in Pikeville, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Della Boyd Kidd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sammy Clark Freewill Baptist Church at Dana. Survivors include a son, Johnny R. Kidd of Harold; a daughter, Lisa Stumbo of Harold; five brothers, Harold Kidd, James Kidd, Bobby Kidd, Hershel Kidd and Lee Kidd Jr., all of Harold; three sisters, Offie Jarrell of Harold, Phyllis Newsome of Frankfort, and Gail Harvey of Honaker; and two grandchildren, Drew W. Stumbo and Brooke McCoy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Kidd; and a sister, Eloise Adkins. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 17, at 5 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Robert Shane Powers officiating. Burial will be in the Boyd-Kidd Cemetery at Dana, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is Saturday, May 17, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DAVIS, Brenda J.    Age, 56, of Newcomerstown, died July 20, 2007, at her home. Born May 17, 1951 at Van Lear, she was the daughter of Ruby Griffith Powers and the late George Powers. She is survived by her husband, Gary Preston. Other survivors include two sons: Eric (Angela) Davis and their sons, James and Benjamin of East Point, and Aaron (Melissa) Davis and their children: Kyle and Kelly of Lowmansville. She will also be missed by her siblings which include three sisters: Neva Ferrell of Lake Como, Florida, Lavern McCluve of Navarre, Ohio, and Georjia Marsillett, of Prestonsburg; three brothers, Darrell Powers of Auxier, Mike Powers of Auxier, and Cecil Powers, of Massillon, Ohio. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, James Powers and her son, James A. Davis II. A memorial service was held at her home in Newcomerstown on July 23, with The Rev. David Carroll officiating. A second memorial service will be held at her brother, Darrell's, residence located at 5162 Kentucky Route 321, Auxier, on Friday, July 27 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Inurnment of Brenda's cremated home's website  (FCT'S  07-25-2007)

DAVIS, Edgel “Delano” Jr.   Age 73, of Nokomis, Florida, formerly of Hueysville, passed away Monday, January 29, 2007, at the Sarasota Hospice House, Sarasota, Florida.  He was born November 19, 1933, in Hueysville, the son of the late Edgel Davis and Nannie Patton Davis. He was a retired construction worker, and an U.S. Air Force veteran.  Survivors include two sons: Edgel Davis III, of Old Town, Florida, Hezekiah James Davis of Fremont, Indiana; a daughter, Deloris Corbin of Nokomis, Florida; a brother, Carmel Ray Davis of Hippo; three sisters: Sandy Manns and Sally Adkins, both of Hueysville, and June Salyers of Ashland; and six grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers: Johnnie Darrell Davis and Franklin Elmo Davis; and two sisters: Thelma Osborne and Brenda Joyce Centers. Funeral services for Edgel “Delano” Davis Jr., will be conducted Saturday, February 3, at noon, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin.  Burial will follow in the Cooley Family Cemetery, in Eastern, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home.  Visitation is Friday, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., and from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.. at the funeral home. (FCT'S 01-31-2007)

DAVIS, Edna Mae Castle         Age 80, of David, widow of Floyd Davis, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2007 in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born November 13, 1926 in Pyramid, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Windfield and Tealie Reffitt Castle. She was a retired Teacher with the Floyd County School System, a member of the Lost Cords Society, and Alumni of both Alice Lloyd and Pikeville Colleges. Mrs. Castle is survived by one son, Floyd Davis, David, and one daughter Judith Hamm, David. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren Elizabeth Carol Hamm Hawse, Anita Camille Hamm Taylor, Rachel Nicole Davis, and Floyd Patrick Davis, and 6 great grandchildren, Michael Anthony Hawse, Thomas Alan Hawse, Katherine Davis Hawse, Savannah Rae Taylor, Anna Claire Taylor, and Cooper Allen Taylor. Serving as Active Pallbearers will be Randy Davis, Greg Davis, Ermil Reffitt, Michael Warrix, Kirk Conley, Floyd Patrick Davis, Deanie Davis, Shawn Davis, Kevin Davis, and David Reffitt. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Floyd Douglas Davis, Cecil Hamm, David Hawse, Carlton Taylor, Floyd Dean Davis, Vic Ray Davis, James Curtis Warrix, Chris Shepherd, Donnie Warrix, Ronnie Warrix, Todd Moneypenny, and Jim Moneypenny. Funeral Service for Edna Mae Castle Davis will be conducted Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Larry Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.  (HFH)

DAVIS, Floyd  Obit  (HFH Photo)

DAVIS, Floyd   Age 90 of David, Ky. passed from this life on Tuesday, August 8, 2006 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Ky. He was born at Hippo, Ky. on May 16, 1916 being the son of Alamander (Alka) Davis and Arena Hicks Davis. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the U.M.W.A. and the D.A.V. Chapter 128 at Garrett, Ky. Also a veteran of W.W.II having served in the U.S. Army. He is survive3d by the wife, Edna Mae Castle Davis. One Son, Floyd Davis of David, Ky. and a Daughter, Judith Hamm of David, Ky. Also surviving are: Two Sisters, Sarah Alice Reffitt of Hueysville, Ky. and Anna Shepherd of Willard, Ohio. 4 Grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services: Friday, August 11, 2006 at 5:00 P.M. in the Hall FUneral Home Chapel at Martin, Ky. with Rev. Larry Adams officiating. Burial in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, Ky. Friends can call for visitation from 3-9 P.M. Thursday at the Funeral Home and on Friday after 1:00 P.M. until Funeral Time.

DAVIS, Forrest , Age, 63, of Willard, Ohio, formerly of Hippo, died Friday, January 22, 1999, at his residence after a short illness. He was born on October 3, 1935, at Hippo, the son of the late William (Jughead) and Laura Davis. He had lived in the Willard, Ohio, area since 1952, and worked for Pioneer Rubber Co. for 24 years and was presently employed by Concept Packaging Co. in Findley, Ohio. He was a member of the Willard United Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Perle Davis; four sons, Dennis Davis, Paul Davis :md Rady Davis ail of Willard, Ohio, and James Davis of Michigan; three brothers, Tony Davis of Castalia, Ohio, Floyd Dean Davis of Hippo, and Victor Ray Davis of Fredville; one sister, Clara Cooley of Hippo; seven grandchildren, one Step- grandchild and three great-grand- daughters and two step-great- grandsons. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 25, at I I a.m. in the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio, with Rev. James Wilson officiating. Burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery at New Haven, Ohio.

DAVIS, Georgia 86 b-Oct.12 1911 Salisbury  d-Aug.19 1998   d/o   John & Fanny Halbert Salisbury, w/o-Charles Homer Davis Bur: Davidson Mem. Gardens. Ivel, Floyd Co. KY.

DAVIS, Hiram C. "Bill"   Age 84, of Pikeville, husband of Peggy L. Davis, died Friday, September 7, 2007, in the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. He was born March 6, 1923, in Texas. He was a selfemployed businessman, and a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons. Thomas Davis, wife Rebecah; Rick Jones, wife Shelia; two daughters, Lynn Hutchinson, husband Jay; and Deborah Dillabaugh, husband Don; one brother, Bob Davis; 11 grandchildren: Andrew Bowling, Cassie Simmerman, Mandy Hertz (Mike), Leanne Guess (Ryan), Becky Adams (Danny), Keturah, Cameron, Mariah, and Madeline Davis, and Ricky Jones Jr.; and two great-grandchildren, Isaac Hertz and Owen Guess.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and one grandson, Chris Jones.  Funeral service for Hiram C. "Bill" Davis was conducted Monday, September 10, at 11 a.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Sam Crawford officiating.  Burial was in the Stumbo Family Cemetery, Minnie, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.  (FCT'S Sept. 21, 2007)

DAVIS, Joe V., B: 3-28-1860  D: 7-26-1931, 3 girls & 1 boy

DAVIS, June Age 83, of Topmost, wife of the late Walton Davis, passed away, Saturday, November 1, 2003, in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born June 5, 1920, in Raven, the daughter of the late Dewey Gibson and Pearlie Patton Gibson. She was a member of the Topmost Baptist Church. Survivors include one brother, Cantrel Gibson of Topmost; four sisters, Ora Sawyers, Bonnie Harris, and Elva Blankenship, all of Topmost, and Shelby Tessier of Newport, North Carolina; one grandchild, Tammy Tower of Flint, Michigan; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Joseph Meredith Davis. Funeral services for June Davis were conducted Tuesday, November 4, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Clergymen Bob Wireman, Eddie Paige and Carl Mullins officiating. Burial was in the Wayne Harris Cemetery, at Topmost, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Ernie Alsop, Eugene Tessier, Shannon Gibson, Shane Sawyers, Steven Erdman and Michael Erdman.  (FCT'S)

DAVIS, Laura Layne  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

DAVIS, Laura Layne, B: 6-15-1915  Pyramid, KY., D: 3-21-1995 @ Prestonsburg d/o Dave & Elizabeth Hicks Layne, w/o William (Jug) Davis m/d 4-23-1932 children: Forrest, Tony, Floyd, Victor Ray, Clara, Bert, Ashland L.,
Alka Ray & Nancy Faye

DAVIS, Lena   Age 99, of Dema, widow of James Davis, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. She was born January 22, 1904, in Oil Springs, the daughter of the late George W. Reed and Ida Williams Reed. She was a homemaker and a member and treasurer of the Topmost Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, James M. Davis of Abingdon, Virginia; two sisters, Edith Helton of Paintsville, and Genevia Conley of Staffordsville; three grandchildren, Ronald Lee Davis, James Romeyn Davis, and Robert Michael Davis; six great-grandchildren, Ronald Lee Davis Jr., Daniel Romeyn Davis, Rebecca Davis, Emily Davis, Sara Davis and Jessica Davis. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Robert Keith Davis. Funeral services for Lena Davis were conducted Sunday, July 27, at 2 p.m., at the Topmost Baptist Church, with Clergyman Carl Mullins officiating. Burial was in the Chandler Cemetery, at Lackey, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Topmost Baptist Church. Pallbearers: George Blankenship, Jimmy Nickles, Lenord Nickles, Wade Martin, Roger Hall and Doug Hall.  (FCT'S)

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

DAVIS, Mildred Smith b. 05-24-1904 d. 09-07-1990 d/o Tilden W. & Blanche Walker Smith, w/o Elex P. Davis, bur: Davidson Mem Gardens

DAVIS, Mark Floyd, B: 9-25-1844  Grayson Co., VA., D: 1930 or bef. Mossey Rock, WA. Civil War Veteran, h/o (1) Adaline Cimco, 3 boys & 3 girls, (2) Elizabeth Dichmer Sullivan Co., Tenn., 5 children

DAVIS, Mary Elizabeth, B: 5-2-1863  D: 7-5-1928, w/o Mark F. Davis, children: Nora, Laura, Walter, Cisra & Kernie

DAVIS, Myrtie Hill  Age, 92, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Friday, March 29, 2002, at her residence. Born December 4, 1909, on Abbott Creek, (Floyd County), Ky., she was the daughter of the late Edward P. Hill and Adda Lou Ellen Davis. She was former owner of The Market Place, Prestonsburg, Ky., and a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph B. Davis Sr. Survivors include one daughter, Jane D. Howard of Prestonsburg, Ky.; one son, Ralph B. Davis Jr., of Prestonsburg, Ky.; 12 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Ray Edward Davis. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 3, 2002, at 1 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg, Ky., with Rev. George Love officiating. Interment will be at Mayo Cemetery, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg. Visitation is 11 a.m., until service, at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church, 1430 N. Lake Dr., Prestonsburg, Ky. 41653. )FCT'S)

DAVIS, Nancy, B: 1-9-18?  D: 10-15-1927, w/o Harmon Davis

DAVIS, Nellie Bryant Johnson Age 91, of Hi Hat, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2005, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born June 1, 1913, in Hi Hat, the daughter of the late Ransom and Nancy Johnson Bryant, and granddaughter of the late William and Martha Caudill Johnson. She was a homemaker and an avid gardener. Survivors include three sons: Jimmy Johnson of Hi Hat, David Johnson of Crestwood, and Carl Johnson of Hendersonville, Tennessee; one daughter, Mary King of Nobelsville, Indiana; 16 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charlie Johnson, and her second husband, Isaiah Davis; one son, Marvin Bryant; two daughters: Alma Johnson and Thelma Little; three brothers: Eli Bryant, A.B. Bryant, and Allen Bryant; and three sisters: Marinda Hall, Delphia Johnson, and Dellie Hall. Funeral services for Nellie Davis will be conducted Wednesday, May 11, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergymen Rodney Mosley and Don Fraley Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in the Newman Cemetery, in Hi Hat, under the professional services of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

DAVIS, Pert, B: 4-6-1886  D: 1-6-1938, d/o G.W. & Mariah Cook, w/o Bill Davis  1906

DAVIS, Sarah Arnett  Age 83, of David, wife of the late Raymond Davis, passed away Friday, October 21, 2005, in the Prestonsburg Health Care Center. She was born February 16, 1922, in Magoffin County, the daughter of the late Mort Arnett and Bessie Shepherd Arnett. She was a housewife, and believed in the Old Regular Baptist faith. Survivors include four daughters: Phyllis Wolters (Bill) of Belleville, Michigan, Mary Hamlin (Greg), Rhonda Ousley (Ricky), and Vonda Robinson (Randy), all of David; and a son-in-law, Lanny Hamilton, husband of the late Brenda Hamilton; two brothers: Claude Arnett of Las Vegas, Nevada and Clark Arnett of Florence, California; three sisters: Charity Wireman of Salyersville, Bonnie Davis of David, and Grace Wireman of Chelesa, Michigan, five grandchildren, one step-grandson, and three great-grandsons. Preceding her in death were her husband, her parents, three brothers: Junior Arnett, Clyde Arnett and Clay Arnett; and two sisters: Minnie Hackworth and Maggie Dotson. Funeral services for Sarah Arnett Davis were conducted Tuesday, October 24, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergyman Larry Adams officiating. Burial was in the Arnett Family Cemetery, Howard Branch, in Salyersville, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

DAVIS, Shirley Akers Age, 79, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, March 3, 2000, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness. Born on February 19, 1921, on Johns Creek, Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Albert Lee Akers and Octavia Burchett. She was a retired nurse at Mountain. Manor Nursing Home, and a member of the Irene Cole Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Loran Davis; two daughters, Jane F. Estepp of Prestonsburg, Shirlene Conley of Clearfield; one son, Jason Davis of Prestonsburg; 2 granddaughters; I grandson; and 1 great-grandson Burial was in the Richmond Memorial Cemetery, Prestonsburg

DAVIS, Wayne  Age, 91, of Allen, died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, at his residence, following a brief illness. Born on December 7, 1908, in Breathitt County, he was the son of the late Lee and Rose Clemons Davis. He was a retired mining inspector, and was a member of the Praise Assembly Church of God at Prestonsburg. He was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Maycel Dunaway Davis. Other survivors include three daughters, Linda James, and Waynette Keebaugh, both of Prestonsburg, and Ocie May of Allen; one step-sister, Myrtle Cornette of Hindman; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, December 8, at 11 a.m., at the Praise Assembly Church of God at Prestonsburg, with Pastor J. M. Sloce officiating. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. (FCT'S)

DAVIS, William "Jug",   D: 2-4-1989  m/d 4-23-1932 to Laura Layne children: Forrest, Tony, Floyd, Victor Ray, Clara, Bert, Ashland L., Alka Ray & Nancy Faye

DAVIDSON, James Edward “Doodle”  Age, age 57, of Madison, Ohio, formerly of Drift, KentucKY, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at the Lake West County Hospital, Willoughby, Ohio. He was born December 25, 1943, in Drift, KY, the son of Virginia Davidson Artrip and Carlos Artrip, of Martin, KY. Mr. Davidson was a retired engineer for Barnes Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, for 37 years and a Kentucky Colonel since July 3, 1989. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Maria Nina Davidson; one son, Michael Shawn Davidson of Phoenix, Arizona; two stepdaughters, Laura and Deborah Pildner of Madison, Ohio; one brother, Gary Artrip of Martin, Kentucky; and three sisters, Jerry Ann Campbell of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Sharon Jones of Martin, Kentucky, and Sheila Wright of Presonsburg, Kentucky; aunts and uncles are Grover Dean Davidson of Painesville, Ohio, Ronnie Davidson of Ormond Beach, Florida, Howard Davidson of North Carolina, Georgia Howell of New London, and Fonetta Bentley of Geneva, Ohio. He is also preceded in death by Robert and Lucy Mae Campbell Davidson, grandparents, and one aunt, Bobbie Jean Giacomelli. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Sunday, May 6, 2001, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Ted Shannon officiating. Burial will follow in the Drift Cemetery, Drift, Kentucky, under the care of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is from 5-10:00 p.m., Friday, and noon to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, at the funeral home. Active pallbearers: Chris Caudill, Jimmy Campbell, Jimmy Artrip, Shawn Wright, Robert Davidson, Donnie Zukowski, Robert Davidson III, and Jarrad Arnett. Honorary pallbearers: Ken Hall, Delmer Hall, Tommy Hall, Donnie Hall, Dale Hall, and Donald Shannon. (FCT'S)

DAVIDSON, John A.  81 b-Sep.29 1917-Ontario Canada   d-Oct.29 1998-Manistique,Township,Mich.  s/o  William & Doris Leckey Davidson h/o-(Golda R. Burke married=Sep.22 1943 Washington D.C. Golda died:Mar.11 1986 she was the daughter of Robert Alexander & Louvada May Burke of Prestonsburg, Floyd Co. Ky.) Bur. for John: Fairview Cem. Sons: Dr. John Davidson Jr.& Dr. Robert Davidson.  John A. was also a World War II Veteran.

DAVIDSON, Lillie Mae   Age, 68, of Wolcottville, Indiana, died Monday, January 22, 2007, at 9:31 a.m., at her residence. Born November 2, 1938, in Hazard, she was the daughter of Dovie (McDaniel) Collins of Martin. She had lived in Wolcottville, Indiana, since 1972, and came from Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a disabled factory worker. She enjoyed her roses and doing crafts, and enjoyed the holidays, especially Christmas. Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and John Saylor of Wolcottville, Indiana; her sons: Vincent and Cassy Davidson Jr. of Avilla, Indiana; four sisters: Jean Martin, Pamela Sue McCoy, and Shirley Hicks, all of Kentucky, and Mae Fern LaFonda of Cincinnati, Ohio; three brothers: Lonnie Collins and Albert Collins, both of Kentucky, and Jimmy Collins of Ligonier; five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Madison Collins; one sister, Krilda Mae Collins; four brothers: Craig Collins, Teddy Collins, Carlos Collins, and Curt Sizemore. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 25, at 11 a.m., at the Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, with Glenn Patrick officiating. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery, in Wolcottville, under the direction of Young Family Funeral Home. Casketbearers: Vincent Davidson Jr., William Davis, Dwayne Slone, John Saylor, Brent Davidson, and Donald Friar. Visitation was at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at youngfamilyfh@sbcglobal.net  (FCT'S 01-24-2007)DAWSON, Betty Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

DAVIDSON, Marshall   Age, 90, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, August 15, 2007, at his residence. He was a retired attorney at law. Born July 4, 1917, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Dr. Andrew Jackson Davidson and Jessica Correll Davidson Housah. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, in Prestonsburg, and taught Friendship Sunday School Class for 50 years. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 5839; a charter member of Friends of Samuel May House; a charter member of the Floyd County Historical Society; and a member of the Floyd County Bar Association. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II. He graduated from Davidson College in 1939, and was a graduate of the University of Kentucky Law School. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Wells Davidson. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Deborah Louise Davidson Hicks (Derek) of Prestonsburg; and two grandchildren: Greta Davidson Hicks and Jessica Davidson Hicks, both of Prestonsburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Jackson Davidson III. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 18, at 1 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, with Dr. Harold Dorsey officiating. Interment will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. Military graveside services will be conducted by Big Sandy DAV Chapter No. 18.  Visitation is Friday, 5 p.m., until 9 p.m.  Active pallbearers: Ryan Gilbert, John Fogle, Jack Fogle, Tom Hereford, Eddy Clark, Tom Smith, James Spencer, Robert Herrick, Ronnie Slone and Marty Osborne.  Honorary pallbearers: Derek Hicks, Donald Hicks, Roger Collins, Barkley Sturgill, Freddie Goble, Sammie Hatcher, Greg Shepherd, Paul Setser, Dr. Doug Adams, Earl Castle, Doug Herman, Bob Burchett and Tom Oak McGuire.  In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the First United Methodist Church, 256 South Arnold Avenue, Prestonsburg, Ky. 41653.  The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home. DAWSON, Carlton W., B: 4-12-1972  D: 10-31-1982, s/o Mr. & Mrs. Carlos Dawson bro: Grady & Jody, 1/2 bro-sis: Ricky, Tammy & Mon

DAY, Theadore, B: 5-5-1921  D: 5-9-1973, h/o Edna, children: Gary & Larry Gene

DEAL, Parris, 62, of Grethel, died May 15, 1986. He was born at Grethel January 25, 1924 to Pharoh and Martha McKinney Deal and married Tava Blevins Deal. Burial in the Deal Family Cemetery at Grethel.

DEAN, April Lynn (Mullins)  Age 31, of Jupiter, Florida, passed away on November 23, 2002, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. April was born on August 15, 1971, in Columbus, Ohio. April is the daughter of Rosa Lee and Virgil Mullins Jr. of Topmost. April is survived by her husband, Christopher Dean and one son, Patrick Drew Dean, both of Jupiter, Florida. April is also survived by one sister, Jessica Nicole Slone of Martin. She is also survived by her paternal grandmother, Hamie Mullins of Dry Creek, KY along with a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends of which are too numerous to name individually. April was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Ishmael and Effie Hall, both of Topmost, KY and her paternal grandfather, Virgil Mullins of Dry Creek, KY. Memorial services are planned for Wednesday, November 27, 2002, in Jupiter, Florida. However, funeral arrangements are being planned for Topmost, KY as well, but are incomplete at press time. The public may call Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home obituary line in Martin, KY for complete details.  (FCT'S)

DEARING, Malcom , Age 91, of Wayland, d. March 1, 1998, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Born September 4, 1906 at Bonyar in Barren County, he was the son of the late Shepherd Montgomery Dearing and Effie Duvall Dearing. He was a retired self-employed auto dealer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church at Mousie and James W. Alley Masonic Lodge No. 869. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alberta Martin Dearing. Survivors include one son, Michael Martin Dearing of Covington; one half-sister, Lorene Gray of Kentucky; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were Tuesday, March 3, at 1 p.m., at the First Baptist Church at Mousie, with Bud Wicker officiating. Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

DEARING, Sue Caudill  Age 56, of Covington, formerly of Floyd County, died Monday, October 11,1999, at her residence, following an extended illness. Born on January 15, 1943, in Lackey, she was the daughter of the late Claird and Ethel Owen Caudill. Survivors include her husband, Michael Dearing; two sons, Steven Michael Dearing of Covington, Jeremy William Thomas of Grant County; and one brother, Clyde Caudill of Emma. . Burial  in the Davidson Memorial
Gardens at Ivel.

DEATON, Nellie Adell Curry   Age 83, of Hueysville, wife of the late Julian Alexander Deaton Sr., passed away Friday, April 13, 2007, in High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, North Carolina. She was born April 13, 1924, in Greensboro, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Curry. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Garrett and Wheelwright. Survivors include two sons, Julian Alexander Deaton Jr., “Jad” (Alberta) of Hueysville, and Darrell Lee (Bonnie) Deaton of Vincennes, Indiana; and a daughter, Sherri Lynn Deaton (Glen) Dusina, of Lexington, North Carolina. She was grandmother to Leigh Erica (Rob) Farnsworth of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Jamie Kristen (John) Melton of Charlotte, North Carolina, Krystal Dawn Deaton, Heather Danielle Deaton and Jarrid Deaton all of Hueysville, and Brandon Lee Deaton, of Bevinsville. She was also the great-grandmother to Logan Dylan and Isabella Adele Farnsworth. Funeral services for Nellie Adell Curry Deaton were conducted Tuesday, April 17, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergymen Randy Osborne and Larry Adams officiating. Burial followed in Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Jarrid Deaton, Brandon Deaton, John Melton, Casey Allen, Brandon Allen and Wade Martin. (FCT'S  04-18-2007)

DEBOARD, Billah Gay Campbell, 58, d-Nov. 7,1997  b- Feb. 2, 1939,  d/o Hargis  & Dixie Click Campbell. w/o Kenneth DeBoard

DeBOARD, Elsie Marie Justice Age, 65, of Stanville, died Saturday, April 6, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 9, under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

DEBOARD, GirtieAge 69, of McDowell, died Tuesday, April 7, 1998, at her residence,  Born April 25, 1928 at McDowell, d/o  Greenbury and Minnie Osborne Howell. She was a member of the Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church at Estill. w/o Jephtha DeBord. Survivors include one son, Dewey Lee Howell of Martin; one sister, Birdie Collins of McDowell; Burial will be in the Elliott Cemetery at Frasures Creek, McDowell.

DEBORD, Ivan Eugene   Age, 69, of Martin, died Sunday, February 13, 2005, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, in Martin. Born May 10, 1935, in Brodhead, he was the son of the late Otto F. and Illa Mae Ross Debord. He was a disabled wood carpenter. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Debord. Survivors include a son, Kennith Eugene Debord of Eddinsburg, Indiana; two daughters: Barbara Ann Myers of Franklin, Indiana, and Kathy Mae Wheat of New Albany, Indiana; six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, SteveWayne Debord; a daughter, Patricia Mae Debord; and two sisters: Cozzetta Stroud and Kathleen Miracle. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 16, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Roy Harlowe officiating. Burial will be in the J.H. Dingus Memorial Cemetery, at Dinwood, in Martin, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DeBOED, Virginia Mae  Age, 77, of Ivel, died Sunday, December 3, 2000, at Mt. Manor Nursing Home, Prestonsburg, following an extended illness. Born on August 5, 1923, in Mingo County, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Pearl M. Thompson Hall. She was a member of the Southern Calvary Baptist Church at Betsy Layne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph DeBord. Survivors include one son, Ralph DeBord of Allen; one daughter, Ernestine DeBord of Ivel; one sister, Mary C. Shepherd of Christiansburg, Virginia; and one grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, December 6, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Rev. George Love officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

DEERFIELD, Clestenia Mildred Tufts Age, 88, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, August 27, 2000, at Holmes Regional Nursing Center, Melbourne, Florida. She was born in Prestonsburg, May 17, 1912, a daughter of the late James H. and Mollie V. Jones Tufts. She was a former kindergarten teacher, former chairwoman of the Pike County Democratic Woman's Club, a member of Beta Sigma Phi, the Williamson Woman's Club, Stone Chapter 533 OES, and a member of the McVeigh Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Deerfield. She is survived by one son, Wayne Edward Deerfield of Kenova, West Virginia; one daughter, Billie Jean Flowers of Melbourne, Florida; one brother, Carl Tufts of Nicholasville; five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 31, at the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, with Tommy Reed officiating. Burial was in Mountain View Memory Gardens, at Huddy, under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers were Darrell Smith, Charles Hatfield, Red DeLeon, Scott DeLeon, Bill Varney and Earl Fowler.  FCT'S)

DELONG, Beulah     Age 92, of  Ashtabula, Ohio, formerly of Allen, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2006, in Ashtabula.  She was born August 21, 1913, in Offitt, the daughter of the late Jimmy Daniels and Belzoria Castle Daniels. She was a homemaker and a member of the Drift Freewill Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Estill Delong; two infant children: Mae Delores and Lee Francis Delong; two daughters: Aileen Campbell and Rena Vanderpool; and one granddaughter, Lynn Tussey.  She is survived by one daughter, Opal Boggs of Ashtabula, Ohio; 10 grandchildren: Sheila Setser of East Point, Gail Sheridan of Beavercreek, Ohio, Sandy Fields of Prestonsburg, Vicki Fuller, David Boggs, and Joe Boggs, all of Ashtabula, Ohio, Steve Berkiowitz and Debbie Cox, both of New Jersey, Tina Chastain of Kentucky, and Earl Ray Robinson of Florida; 17 great grandchildren, and two great- great grandchildren.  She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who lived her life through Christ. She was a great inspiration to her family and all who knew her. She will be sadly missed.  Funeral services will be conducted. Monday, April 3, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergyman Ted Shannon officiating.  Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery, in Martin.  Visitation is after 6:00 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. (FTC'S March 31, 2006 Floyd Co. Times)

DELONG, Bill   Age 66, of Blue River, husband of the late Eula Ann Slone Delong, passed away Monday, December 9, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He was born February 2, 1936, on Johns Creek, the son of the late Virgil Delong and Sara Barbara Stricklin Delong. He was a self-employed grocery store owner. Survivors include two sons, Brian Neil Delong of Blue River, and Bill Allen Delong of Martin; one daughter, Connie Marie Reffett of Denver, Colorado; one brother, Doris Delong of Detroit, Michigan; three sisters, Susan Branham of Detroit, Michigan, Ruth Nelson of David, and Lola Faye Bryant of Detroit, Michigan; and five grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Delong. Funeral services for Bill Delong will be conducted Thursday, December 12, at 12 noon, at the Middle Creek Baptist Church, at Blue River, with Clergymen Vernon Slone and Eugene Haney officiating. Burial will be in the Slone Family Cemetery, at Blue River, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DELONG, Kennis Santsford, 75, d-Oct. 20, 1997,  b-Apr. 27, 1922, s/o Kennis Delong & Cynthia Hurt.

DeLONG, Lottie Marie Hagy  Age, 80, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, May 15, 2006, at the Pikevlle Medical Center. Born, November 16, 1925, in Swords Creek, Russell County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John Henry Hagy and Rachel Price Hagy. She was the former owner/operator of DeLong's Grocery Store, in Lancer, for 40 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church (Irene Cole Memorial), Prestonsburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oral DeLong, on December 6, 1985. Survivors include three daughters: DeLois (Tim) Howard of Prestonsburg, Lynda Sue (Scotty) Hall of Lexington, and Della Ann (David) Clifton of Prestonsburg; two sisters: Faye Childress of Richlands, Virginia, and Agnes Seaber of Metamora, Michigan; five grandchildren: Dr. Aaron (Angela) Crum, Matthew (Rita) Crum David Oral Clifton, Dana (Trae) McGaffee, and Scotty (Jennifer) Hall; and nine great-grandchildren: Devin Clifton, Gage, Arisa, and Nalise Hall, Drew, Madison, Emily and Ryan Crum and Emaly Slone. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Denver Hagy, Elmer Hagy, and Johnny Hagy; and two sisters: Pearl Davis and Edna Paulos. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 18, at 2 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bobby Carpenter officiating. Interment wll be at Richmond Memorial Cemetery, in Prestonsburg. Visitation is 4 p.m. until 9 p.m., Wednesday. Contributions, suggested to Hospice of Big Sandy, P.O. Box 277, Hager Hill, KY 41222. Active pallbearers: Aaron Crum, Matthew Crum, David Oral Clifton, Henry Setser Jr., Ricky Setser, and Danny Hall. The family has entrusted arrangements to Carter Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

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

DEMPSEY, Chester  76 b-Oct.   1921-Pike Co. Ky.  d-Aug.28 1998  s/o  Dr. Mark Edward Dempsey & Lillie Elswick Dempsey Bur: Elswick Cem. Island Creek, Pikeville, Ky. World WII Veteran

DERMONT, Robert Stephen Obituary, The Floyd County Times, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Thursday, 10 February 1972, front page. A Floyd county man was killed in a two-car, head-on collision early last Thursday night near Carrie, Perry county, and his wife was seriously injured. The victim was 19-year-old Robert Stephen Dermont, of Martin, who was a student at Prestonsburg Community College. He was dead on arrival at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. His wife, Elda Black Dermont, suffered multiple fractures but later was transferred from the Hazard hospital to Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. The crash occurred on a road made slippery by snow and freezing rain. Dermont's auto collided with a car driven by David Dixon, 32, of Hazard. Dixon suffered bruises. A native of Martin, young Dermont was graduated from high school there and was a member of the Catholic Church. Besides his widow and his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Kathryn Anne; a brother, Joseph Dermont, of Martin; two sisters, Mrs. Teresa Webb, Cincinnati, O., and Mrs. Ellen Maggard, of Paintsville, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. S.D. Dermont, of Martin. Funeral services were conducted Monday morning by the Rev. William Poole from St. Juliana Catholic Church at Martin and burial was made in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under direction of the Hall Brothers Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Tommy Hall, Clinton Terry, Wayne Brown, David Peters, Bobby Peters, Jeffrey Conley, Robert Barnett, Jakie Halbert, David Chaffins, and Bill Griffin.

DEROSSETT, Ashland, 81, b. April 24, 1917, at Water Gap, Floyd Co, Ky, s/o Saul (Coon) and Belle Sizemore DeRossett, d. March 8, 1999, HRMC, Prestonsburg, Ky. h/o Lula Mae Lafferty DeRossett, three sons, two daughters, burial in the Lafferty Family Cem at Bull Creek, Floyd Co

DEROSSETT, Bart Jr.   AGE: 20 OF: Ypsilanti, Mich.  DATE OF BIRTH: March 26, 1987 PLACE: Ann Arbor, Michigan   DATE OF DEATH: Sunday (May 13, 2007)  WHERE: Residence  FACTS OF IMPORTANCE: 2006 Graduate and Honor Roll student of Ypsilanti High School; and a member of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  PARENTS: Bart DeRossett Sr. and Sherry Osborne DeRossett  HUSBAND OR WIFE:   OTHER SURVIVORS: Twin Brother Brett Edward DeRossett and Sister Natasha LaDonna DeRossett; both of Ypsilanti, Mich.; Grandparents: D. Edward & Donna Harrington Osborne of Hunter, Fannie Lafferty DeRossett of Prestonsburg: and a Great-grandmother: Thelma Osborne of Hunter.  DECEASED RELATIVES: Grandfather: Donald Chester DeRossett and Great- Grandfather: Edgar Osborne TIME AND PLACE OF SERVICES: Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 1 pm; at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Martin, KY  OFFICIATING: Bob Carpenter  VISITATION: Thursday May 17, 2007 at 2 pm at the funeral home. BURIAL: Osborne Family Cemetery Hunter, KY   (Nelson Frazier Funeral Home)

DEROSSETT, Christopher C. Sr. Age, 76, of Peru, Indiana, died Tuesday, June 27, 2000, at the Howard Community Hospital, Kokomo, Indiana. Born on May 28, 1924, in Prestonsburg, he was the son of the late Lum and Minnie Sizemore DeRossett. He was a retired TV and electronic repairman. He was a graduate of Prestonsburg High School and attended Louisville Electronics School; a US Navy World War II veteran, his decorations include the Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal and the Phillipian Liberation Medal. Survivors include two sons, Christopher DeRossett Jr., of Fritch, Texas, Gregory DeRossett of Amarillo, Texas; three daughters, Cassandra Bainbridge of Sturgis, Michigan, Charlene Simpson Makin of Peru, Indiana, Arcella Harris of Howe, Indiana; three brothers, Fred of Pamona, California, Hillard of Martinsville, Indiana, Theodore of Prestonsburg; four sisters, Ruth Corbin of Louisville, Alka York of Delta, Ohio, Victoria Meade of Prestonsburg, Virginias Witt of Ashland; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Burial in the Reybum Cemetery, Peru, Indiana
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DEROSSETT, Emma, B: 5-1-1904  D: 5-7-1945, d/o Jeff & Julia DeRossett w/o Joe Holbrooks  1928  D: 5-4-1930, child: Edmond Andras

DEROSSETT, Emma M. (Sissy)   Age, 63, of Dwale, died Wednesday, January 11, 2006, at King's Daughters Medical Center, in Ashland. Born April 23, 1942, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Gory and Opal Paige Porter. She was a homemaker; and a member of the Praise Assembly Ministries in Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Derossett. Other survivors include a son, Greg Derossett of Dwale; two daughters: Karen Derossett Clark of Prestonsburg, and Drema Buerkley of Georgetown; a brother, Otis Porter of Livingston, Tennessee; a sister, Patricia Castle of Ludowici, Georgia; four grandchildren: Joshua Clay, Austin Clark, Nicholas Clay, and Kelly Clark; and two great-grandchildren: Gunnar Clay and Molly Clay. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Gory Porter Jr., and Harry Michael (Mickey) Porter. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 14, at 1 p.m., at the Praise Assembly Ministries in Prestonsburg, with Pastor Jim Sloce officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DEROSSETT, Issac"Ike", b. July , 1898, Cow Creek, F.C., s/o Tom and Sarah Garrett DeRossett, d. 11-7-1988, Pike Co Ky, bur: Daniels Creek Cem, Banner

DEROSSETT, James (Jim) Age 86, of Bucks Branch, Martin, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at Thompson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, following an extended illness. Born on December 4, 1913, in Sloan, he was the son of the late Clell and Nancy Lafferty DeRossett. He was a retired coal miner and was a WW II Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Susie Ousley DeRossett. Survivors include one son, Paul David DeRossett of Prestonsburg; three brothers, Taulbie DeRossett, and Garner DeRossett, both of Mendon, Ohio; and Damon DeRossett, of Martin; three sisters, Mary Francis Mullins of St. Mary's Ohio, Goldie Branham of Jackson, Michigan, Elvira Tussey of Wilmore; 3 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel

DEROSSETT, Kenneth J.   Age, 71, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, September 9, 2007. Born December 24, 1935, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Joe and Leota Leake DeRossett. He was a retired business owner of a service station, and attended the Auxier Freewill Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann Crum DeRossett.  Other survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Donna Carol and Chris Dye of Prestonsburg; a sister, Betty Jo Daniel of Owensboro; a niece, Paula Jo Steele of Salt Lake City, Utah; great nieces and great-nephews: Natalie Jo Steele, Danielle Nicole Steele and John Christopher Steele II.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Jean Music.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 12, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Bobby Joe Spencer officiating.  Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation, at the funeral home.  Pallbearers: David Powers, Mike Conn, Ed Boggs, Tommy Dillon, Ronnie Music, John Salisbury, and Paul Horn Jr.  Honorary pallbearers: Palmer Homer Powers, Neeley, Frank DeRossett, Paul Horn, Gary Wright, Roscoe Branham, Vincil Cooley, John Earl Dillon, Henry Harris Jr., Bill Hall, and John T. Hill.  (FCT'S Sept. 21, 2007)

DeROSSETT, Loma Warrix  Age, 91, of the Right Fork of Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, Ky., died Tuesday, October 30, 2001. Born on November 13, 1909, at Water Gap, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Solomon Warrix and Caroline McGuire Warrix. She was a homemaker and mother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex DeRossett. Survivors include one son, Gerald DeRossett of Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, whose wife, Katie DeRossett is deceased; one daughter, Clara Lucille Garrett, Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, Ky., (husband Doug), daughter-in-law, Cleo DeRossett of Prestonsburg; six grandchildren, Gerald DeRossett, John DeRossett, (wife Linda) Leslie Ousley, (husband, Rodney), James DeRossett, Caroline Patrick, (husband Mike), and Tammy DeRossett; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, John Alex DeRossett, Bryant DeRossett; four brothers, W.A. Warrix, Adam Warrix, James Warrix, John Warrix; three sisters, Daisy Warrix, Julia Warrix, and Mousie Warrix. Funeral services will be conducted (today) Friday, November 2, 2001, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Clergymen Bobby Joe Spencer, Arnold Turner Jr. and Bill Campbell officiating. Burial will be in the Alex DeRossett Cemetery, Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Rodney Ousley, James DeRossett, John DeRossett, Gerald DeRossett, Zach Ousley, Mike Patrick, Jimmy J. DeRossett, Josh Hyden, Seth Hyden, John P. Anderson, and Clyde Johnson. Honorary pallbearers: Orville Ousley, Robert DeRossett, Frank DeRossett, John G. Anderson, James C. Warrix, Ray Branham, Cam Garrett, Linville Campbell, Earl Campbell, Michael DeRossett, David DeRossett, Jeffrey DeRossett, Hansel Cooley, Roger Spradlin, Seldon Horne, Hobart McGuire, Frank McGuire Jr., Charles Hieronymous, Alan Hyden, Raymond Wells, Keith Campbell, Randall Hager, Elsie Campbell, Preston Nichols, Greg Campbell, Avery Goble, Johnny Combs, Harold Hammonds, Tilden Ellis, Scotty Branham, Frank DeRossett Jr., O. T. Hammonds, Roger Barnette, Degarmo DeRossett, Greg DeRossett, Ed Hatfield, Ronnie Hatfield, and Chris Lyon. (FCT'S)

DeROSSETT, Margie Mae (Ratliff)  Age 86, of Blanchester, Ohio, formerly of Ivel, passed away Friday, March 21, 2003, at the Clinton Memorial Hospital, at Wilmington, Ohio, following an extended illness. She was born May 25, 1916, at Rhodafeild, West Virginia, a daughter of the late John and Vina Mae (Elkins) Ratliff. She was a member of the Tom Creek Baptist Church. She was married to Ollie DeRossett, who preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Phllip (Bud) Morris DeRossett of Milford, Ohio, and John Hillard DeRossett of Palmetto, Florida; one daughter, Phyllis Jean Deem of Blanchester, Ohio; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 24, at 1 p.m., at the Burke Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg. Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel. Arrangements were under the direction of Burke Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

DEROSSETT, Rachel Danielle, Age 17, of Lexington, died Saturday, April 8, 2000, at the University of Kentucky Children's Hospital. She was a homebound student. She is survived by her parents, Jeffery and Reva Hall DeRossett. Other survivors include a sister, Beverly Dugger of Lexington; a brother, William DeRossett of Nicholasville; and her maternal grandmother, Ruby Hall of East Point. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 11, 1 p.m., at the Macedonia Christian Church, on Winchester Road, with Rev. Mark Dunn officiating. Burial was In the Lexington Cemetery. Active pallbearers were David DeRossett, Bill DeRossett, Michael DeRossett, Fred Jarrell Jr., Jeffrey Kent Hall, Charles "Sarge" Harman, Don Taylor, Charlie Harman, Elwood Eichelberger, and Bobby Stagner. Honorary pallbearers were U.K. Children's Hospital Staff and Nursing, and the Kentucky Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Staff and Nursing.  

DEROSSETT, Sam G.  Age, 87, of Lima, Ohio, died Monday, March 12, 2001, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Born on September 21, 1913, in Prestonsburg, he was the son of the late John B. DeRossett and Julia Ousley DeRossett. He was a coal miner, and was retired from Clark Equipment. He was a member of the Eagles Arie No. 370, and Lima Moose Lodge. Survivors include three sons, Sam DeRossett of Indianapolis, Indiana, Fred DeRossett of Lyons, New York, John DeRossett II of Newark, New York; one step-son, Jack Wiley of Taylor, Michigan; three daughters, Deloris Jean Campbell of Lima, Ohio, Bessie Mae Swartz of Florissant, County, Sandra Sue Bradley of Prestonsburg; two brothers, Sol DeRossett of Lakeview, Ohio, Harold DeRossett of Spring Arbor, Michigan; two sisters, Annie Jacobs and Shirley Kennedy, both of Rushsylvania, Ohio, 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, seven step-grandchildren, eight step-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, at 2 p.m., at the Siferd Westwood Chapel, with Rev. Howard M. Allison officiating. Burial was in the Preston Cemetery, Alger, Ohio. (FCT'S)

DEROSSETT, Sarah Ann, B: abt. 1872  D: Sept. 1922, w/o Sol DeRossett, 16 children

DeROSSETT, Viola May Cooley   Age 85, of Prestonsburg, passed away, Sunday, August 24, 2003, at Highlands Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born March 15, 1918, at Bonanza, a daughter of the late Sherman C. and Martha L. Music May. She was a charter member of the Community Methodist Church of Prestonsburg. She was twice married, first to Otis Cooley, and later to Jack DeRossett. Both preceded her in death. She is survived by five sons and their wives, Otis Hansel and Frances Cooley, Harry Vincel and June Cooley, Ronald Lamar and Connie Cooley, and James William Cooley, all of Prestonsburg; and Caleb Bernard and Edwina Cooley of Pikeville; two sisters, Oma Hughes and Malta Porter, both of Prestonsburg; 15 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 28, at 1 p.m., at the Community Methodist Church at Prestonsburg, with Rev. Steve Pescosolido and Rev. Paul Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery at Prestonsburg. Arrangements are under the direction of the Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsburg. Visitation is at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Community Methodist Church, Prestonsburg, and Goble-Roberts Freewill Baptist Church, Prestonsburg.  (FCT'S)

DESKINS, Annis Mae  Age 71, of Shiloh, Ohio, died Saturday, February 15, 2003, at the home of her son, in Shiloh, following a lengthy illness. She was born January 5, 1932, in Glo, Floyd County, Kentucky, daughter of the late William McKinley and Venious Mae (Ratliff) Music. She had lived in the Greenwich and Shiloh areas most of her life. She enjoyed caring for her family and others, quilting, home decorating, gardening and cooking. She is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Joe and Debbie Deskins, Tim and Donna Deskins, and Jerry Deskins, all of Shiloh; two daughters, Tami West of Shiloh, and Phyllis Evans of Shelby; one sister, Zora Inmon of Greenwich; five brothers, William Eugene “Bud” Music of Cincinnati, Ivan Music, R. Darrell Music, and Ronnie Music, all of Greenwich, Gary R. Music, of Plymouth; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles V. Deskins; five sisters, Barbara Music; twins, Dora and Dortha Music, Yvonne Slone and Billie Jean Deskins; a brother, John Edward Music; and a granddaughter, Tonia Schaeffer. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 20, at the Mt. Hope Lutheran Church, 29 W. Main St., Shiloh, with Pastor Diana Seaman officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Shiloh. Memorials, if desired, may be given to Hospice of North Central Ohio Inc., 1605 Ashland County Rd. 1095, Ashland, Ohio 44805. 

DESKINS, Gleanna Florene  Age, 63, of Nippa, died Thursday, November 16, 2000, at the home of her daughter at Sitka. She was born February 22, 1937, in Johnson County, the daughter of the late Darvin and Vina Paige Webb. She had been employed by American Standard. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Grover Deskins. She is survived by four daughters, Eva Stacy of Prestonsburg, Lena Ramey and Carolyn Sue Ramey, both of Sitka, and Angela Campbell of East Point; six brothers, Estil Webb and Harlan Webb, both of Wabash, Indiana, Garlie Webb of Burkett, Indiana, and Bobby Webb, Delno Webb and David Webb, all of Prestonsburg; four sisters, Ruby Stone of Martin, Betty Daniels and Rita Faye Crum, both of Prestonsburg, and Kay Boyd of Harold; a half-sister, Juanita Stratton of Martin; six grandchildren; one step-grandchild, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Sunday, November 19, at 1 p.m., at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel in Paintsville, with Larry Blair and Phillip Meade officiating. Burial will be in the Dwale Cemetery at Dwale. (FCT'S)

DESKINS, Jack Lewis    Age: 84 Visitation: Visitation will be in the J.W. Call Funeral Home Chapel, Friday from 6pm until 9pm. Funeral Service: Funeral services will be 1:00p.m., Saturday, January 26, 2008 at the J.W. Call Funeral Home Chapel with Keith Blackburn officiating. Interment: Burial will follow in the Deskins Cemetery at Kimper, Kentucky with D.A.V. Rites conducted at the gravesite by Johns Creek Chapter 166. Jack Lewis Deskins, age 84 of Kimper, passed away, Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at the Pikeville Health Care Center. He was a retired Businessman and a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army. He was born in Pike County, Kentucky on March 19, 1923 the son of the late Garrett Alan Deskins and Erma June Deskins Deskins. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dover D. Deskins and William M. Deskins and one sister, Christine Deskins Young. He is survived by one daughter, Sandra Martina Morrison and her husband, James of Greenback, Tennessee and three brothers, Gene T. Deskins and his wife, Ruth Carol of Paintsville, Kentucky, Garrett A. "Shorty" Deskins, Jr. and his wife, Ruth of Meta, Kentucky and Linton Deskins of Tipton, Oklahoma and one sister, Geraldine Deskins May of Abingdon, Virginia. He is also survived by two grandchildren, James B. Morrison and Lori B. Smith and two great-grandchildren, Nathan T. Smith and Natalie L. Smith. Serving as Pallbearers will be: Don May, Larry May, Tim Deskins, Thom Deskins, Brent Blackburn, Will Markland and Alvin Thornbury. (JWCAL)

DESKINS, Sayo "Micky" Age 49, of Stanville, died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at her residence. She was bom January 8, 1950, in Okinawa, Japan, the daughter of Hieko Shinzato of Okinawa, Japan. She was a lunchroom cook at Betsy Layne Elementary School, a member of the Tom's Creek Freewill Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir and assistant nursery class teacher. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Deskins. Other survivors include one son, Shawn Deskins of  Stanville; one daughter, Jessica Deskins of Stanville; two brothers, Kyoichiro Shinzato of Japan, Kyomasa Shinzato of Okinawa; one sister, Hamko Oshiro, of Japan Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel.

DESKINS, William “Bill” Arthur  Age 74, of Stanville, husband of Ruby Stratton Deskins, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2003, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. He was born February 2, 1929, in Stanville, the son of the late Woodyard Deskins and Amy Hall Deskins Thompson. He was a retired coal miner, formerly employed by the Pittson Coal Company, at Stone, and a member of the U.M.W.A. Survivors include his wife, Ruby; two sons, Arthur Jr. Deskins, and Jerry Lee Deskins, both of Stanville; one daughter, Betty Sue Combs of Hindman; three brothers, Woodyard Deskins Jr., of Man, West Virginia, Donald Thompson of Columbus, Ohio, and Bobby Ray Thompson of Betsy Layne; three sisters, Mary Lou Lawson of Detroit, Michigan, and Barbara Mulkey and Ruby Jean Lawson, both of Betsy Layne; three grandchildren, Brian Keith Combs, Shawn Matthew Deskins, and Jessica Mieko Deskins; and one great-grandchild, Brantley Chase Deskins. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Peggy Deskins and one brother, Oakie Thompson. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 27, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergymen James Harmon and Chuck Ferguson officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home, with church services Saturday evening at 7 p.m.  (FCT'S)

DEVILLE, Sister Ida Marie   Age, 82, a Sister of Divine Providence, entered eternal life on Friday, May 11, 2007. She was born in Pineville, Louisiana on February 23, 1925, and became a Sister of Divine Providence at 20 years of age. Sister Ida Marie taught and served as principal in various schools in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas for 36 years. She also ministered as director of social services for 26 years in Louisiana and Kentucky. While residing in David, Kentucky, she ministered at St. Vincent Mission from 1981 to 1999. She is survived by her siblings, Frank Deville Jr., and spouse, Delores; Virgie Deville Aymond; Helen Deville Knowles; Arden Deville Ehrensing and spouse, Douglas; Charles Deville and spouse, Mary Ann; Ruth Deville Wheelahan; Shirley Deville Leonard and spouse, Willie; 35 nieces and nephews, and numerous great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ida Foster Deville; her brothers-in-law, Allen Aymond, Vernon Knowles, and Richard Wheelahan; and nephew, Mark Ehrensing. Services in Isle Brevelle, Louisiana, were held Sunday, May 13, at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. A Christian wake was held at 2:30 p.m. followed by a special Sunday Mass, celebrated at 5 p.m., by Rev. Jacob Thomas, pastor. In Louisiana, services were under the direction of John Kramer & Son, Alexandria, Louisiana. Services in San Antonio, Texas, were in Annunciation Chapel at Our Lady of the Lake Convent Center, with a Rosary on Monday, May 14, at 4 p.m., and a wake at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, May 15, at 10:30 a.m. Interment was in Providence Cemetery under the direction of Angelus Funeral Home, San Antonio, Texas. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a memorial contribution to the Sisters of Divine Providence, 515 S.W. 24th Street, San Antonio, TX 78207-4619.  (FCT'S (05-16-2007)

DeVillez Magdalene "Maggie"  63  b-May 02 1935-Floyd Co.  d-Oct.01 1998-Rochester,Mich.  d/o  Jay Lee & Goldie Hall Hamilton w/o-Leonard R. DeVillez    Bur: White Chapel Cem. Troy, Mich.

DICKERSON, Fred L. Age, 86, of Inez, died Saturday, September 9, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Born on December 1, 1913, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Z. S. Dickerson and Bertha Alley Dickerson. He was a retired self employed businessman. He was a 50-year member and Past Master of Zebulon Lodge 273 F&AM, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Mills Dickerson. Other survivors include one brother, Z. S. Dickerson Jr. of Harrisonburg, Virginia; and one sister, Josephine Meadows of Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 11, 1 p.m., at the Phelps & Son Funeral Home, with Mike Crum officiating. Burial was in the Mills Family Cemetery, on Turkey Creek, under the direction of Phelps & Son Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

DICKERSON. Rev. James A.    Age 89, of Port Orange, Fl. Formerly of Prestonsburg, died Dec. 8th. Born Dec 17, 1908, in Prestonsburg, s/o the late C. S. and Bertha Ally Dickerson. He was proceeded in death by wife Berta Johnson Dickerson on April 13, 1987.  Survivors include dau, Bertha Helen Risner; two brothers Fred L. Dickerson and Dr. Z. S. Dickerson Jr., one sister Josephine Neadows. Burial was in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery on Middle Creek Road.
 

DIKE, Ruby Age 61, of Taylor, Michigan, died September 6, 1997. d/o  Hassel  and  Dessie Johnson Hampton and was born July 18, 1936 at Weeksbury. w/o , Richard Dike; her son, Terry Lee Dike of Dearborn Heights, Michigan; her daughter, Jerri Devonia Kamin of Taylor, Michigan; two sisters, Ola Mae Hampton and Pauline Tackett, both of Virgie; two brothers, Leo Hampton of River Rouge, Michigan and Robert Hampton of Virgie; and one granddaughter.

DILES, James ,Age 68, of Greasy Creek, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Born on November 29, 1931, at Dry Fork, he was the son of the late Andrew Diles and Myrtle Diles. He was a retired coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Geneva Diles. Other survivors include one son, James Andrew Diles of Wolfpit; one daughter, Tonia Collins of Greasy Creek; three brothers, Bobby E. Diles of Augusta, Georgia, Jackie Diles of Greasy Creek, Andy Richard Diles of Florida; seven sisters, Ruby Hall of Kernsville, North Carolina, Deetta Johnson of Georgia, Gloria Faye Burnette and Margaret Thacker, both of North Carolina, Myrtle Mae Adkins of Greasy Creek, Bertha Branham and Ollie Lee England, both of Michigan; and six grandchildren.. Burial in the Adkins Cemetery, on Greasy Creek

DILLAHUNT, Evelyn  66, of Champaign County OH, passed away December 30, 2004 in her residence following a battle with cancer. She was born September 27, 1938 in Floyd County KY, the daughter of the late Daniel and Minnie Allice Stevens. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed. Evelyn is survived by her husband, Stanley Austin Dillahunt; 2 daughters, Karen Ratliff of Clark County OH and Melinda Clements of Champaign County OH; a son, Daniel W. Dillahunt of Clark County OH; 10 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; mother-in-law, Vesta A. Dillahunt of Clark County; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Edwin and Barbara Dillahunt and Roy and Amy Dillahunt of Clark County, Bill and Betsy Roybaugh of NV, Carol Clabaugh of Clark County, and Kay Ray of Phoenix; and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Connie Sue Standard and a sister, Edith Miller preceded her in death. A gathering of family and friends will be held 5-7pm January 3, 2005 in the Lit! tleton and Rue Funeral Home, Springfield OH. Funeral services will follow at 7pm, as requested by Evelyn, in the funeral home with John Lindsay officiating. Cremation will follow the services. (SPRINGFIELD (OH) NEWS-SUN)

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

DILLION, Elsie "Coot" Johnson,75  d-May 14 1998,  b- Sept. 11, 1922, Floyd Co. KY, d/o Tom & Susie Moore Johnson married (1) Vaughn McCoy , had three kids(2) Dewey Dillon , m/o Tommy McCoy m. Nora Akers ,Gary  Wendell McCoy m. Linda Sue Howell, and Lavonne " Winky" McCoy m. Eddie Johnson

DILLION, James Ellis  Sr.   Age 81, of Marshall, Michigan died Friday, March 2, 2007 at Tendercare of Marshall. Mr. Dillon was born on April 24, 1925 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Andy and Florence (Thornberry) Dillon. He had lived in the Marshall area the majority of his life. Jim attended the Prestonsburg High School in Kentucky. While in school, he worked as a bellboy at the Prestonsburg Inn. During World War II, Jim enlisted in the United States Navy serving from 1943 until 1947 and achieved the rank of Seaman 1st Class. He had been employed by Hayes Machine Company in Marshall for 34 years as a Machinist and Tool and Die Maker. He retired in 1987. On May 1, 1946, he married the former Ida “Emmie” Emmaline Decker at the home of their ministers, Warren and Helen Brown in Marshall. Jim was a life member of the Claude E. Hale V.F.W. Post in Marshall and had served as a past Post Commander. He and his wife attended the Marshall Church of Christ. He loved fishing, gardening, traveling and playing cards. He is survived by a son, James “Jim” (Cindy) Dillon Jr. of Marshall; daughters, Christine (Joe) Hall of Marshall, Julie (John) Ayres of Battle Creek, Michele (Hugh) Hendryx of Olivet and Karen (Douglas) Brubaker of Marshall; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren; brothers, Sam Dillon of Ohio, Jack Dillon of N.C. and Dewey “DC” Dillon of IL; sisters, Dessie Lee Preston and Doris Couch both of Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Gregory Tyler Lautzenhieser and great grandson, Peter J. Ferree II; and brothers, Charles Dillon and Don Dillon; and a sister, Clearse Rothe. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 Sunday at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 10:30 Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Douglas Hammond officiating. Interment will follow in Lyon Lake Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Claude E. Hale V.F.W Post. Memorials are to the Marshall Tendercare Resident Council. Assistance with memorials is available at the funeral home. DILLON, Lee  Obit  Submitted by HanlonTX@aol.com      From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

DILLON, Margaret A.  65  b-Dec.05 1932 Floyd County, KY    d-Aug.01 1998 d/o-Henry & Edna Case Boyd    w/o-Jesse H. Dillon   Bur: Ashland County Memorial Park, Ashland, Ohio   (Lived most of her life in New London Ohio)

DINGUS, Blanche E.  Age 84, of Martin, Ky., passed away Thursday, March 7, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky. She was born July 4, 1917, in Martin, Ky., the daughter of the late William “Bill” Dingus and Flora Reynolds Dingus. Mrs. Dingus was a retired administrator for the Floyd County School System, a physical therapist in the U.S. Army, WWII, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, director of the Genealogical Library of the Church, and a member of the Floyd County Retired Teachers Association. Survivors include one brother, Charles Phillip Dingus of Martin, Ky.; three sisters-in-law, Kitty Dingus, Rose Dingus, and Hazel Robinson, all of Martin, Ky., and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Chester Arthur Dingus, Lewis Parker Dingus, Daniel Perkins Dingus, Reynolds Dingus, and Furman Dingus; and two sisters, Rhoda Crawford and Girdell Breeding. Funeral services for Blanche E. Dingus will be conducted Saturday, March 9, 2002, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the elders of the church officiating. Burial will follow in the Dingus Family Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

DINGUS, Charles Philip   Age, age 91, of Martin, husband of Sue Ratliff Dingus, died Sunday, April 15, 2007, in Our Lady of the Way Hospital, in Martin. He was born May 6, 1915, in Martin, a son of the late William and Flora Mae Reynolds Dingus. He was a longtime educator in Floyd County, serving as both teacher and principal. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and a former president of EKEA. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Philip Arthur Dingus of Martin; two daughters: Vivian L. McGarey and Phyllis Grace Scott, both of Martin; a stepdaughter, Lynn Woo of Charleston, South Carolina; six grandchildren, three step grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and nine step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Campbell Dingus; five brothers: Furman, Perk, Lewis, Reynolds, and Arthur Dingus; and three sisters: Blanche Dingus, Girdell Breeding, and Rhoda Crawford. Funeral services for Charles Philip Dingus will be conducted, Wednesday, April 18, at 11 a.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Elders of the church officiating. Burial will follow in the Dingus Family Cemetery, in Martin, with Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. (FCT'S  04-18-2007)

DINGUS, Chattie Martin   Age, 91, of Printer, died Sunday, October 1, 2006, at the Riverview Healthcare Center in Prestonsburg. Born July 5, 1915, in Martin, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Amy Halbert Martin. She was a homemaker and a member of the Martin First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Dingus. Other survivors include a daughter, Merlene Dingus of Printer; a granddaughter, Amy Martin Shepherd of Printer; and a brother, Frank Martin of Printer. In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Tom Martin. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 4, at 1 p.m. at the Drift Pentecostal Church, with Ted Shannon officiating. Burial will be in the Halbert Cemetery at Printer, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church, with nightly services at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to local churches. (FCT'S 10-04-2006)

DINGUS, Ernest P. “Bud”  Age, 73, of Riverview, Michigan, died Wednesday, January 14, 2004. He was the loving husband of Justine for 49 years; dearest father of Clete (Kim), Ty (Michael) Kross, and Carla (Mark) Albrant; dear brother of Faye Maynard; and the proud grandfather of Derek, Leah, Rachael, Chelsea, Carrie, Crystal, Cameron and Nicole. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 17, at the R.J. Nixon Funeral Home, Wyandotte, Michigan.   (FCT'S)

DINGUS, Furman  Age, 89, of Martin, widower of Faye Vanhoose Dingus, and the father of Charles “Crush” Dingus, died Monday, December 10, 2001, at his residence, following an extended illness. He was born December 10, 1912, in Alphoretta, Ky., a son of the late Bill and Flora Reynolds Dingus. Furman attended Pikeville College, the University of Kentucky, and taught school at Dinwood and Stephens Branch. He operated a dry cleaning business in Martin, and worked as a lineman and bookkeeper for Columbia Fuels. He was a Past Master of the John W. Hall Masonic Lodge No. 950, and was a 55-year Mason, as well as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Martin. Survivors include one son, Charles D. “Crush” Dingus of Martin; his wife, Delores; one brother, Phillip Dingus of Martin; one sister, Blanche Dingus of Martin; two grandchildren, Deanna Faye Dingus and Kris Douglas Dingus; four step-grandchildren, Michael Click, Brian Click, Mary Reynolds and Belinda Jarrell, and six step- great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Furman Dingus will be conducted Thursday, December 13, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Elders of the Church Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation is at the Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

DINGUS, Jack Grable Jr.   Age 48, of Oklahoma City, was born on December 18, 1958, the son of Jack Grable and Patricia Ann (Reed) Dingus of McDowell. His life on this earth ended Monday, February 12, 2007, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack and Karla moved to Oklahoma in July of 1982, and were married in September, 1982. They made their home in the Mid-Del area. Jack was employed by the Joseph C. Williams Co. for 17 years. In 2000 he joined the Wal-Mart Corporation, until he became ill. Jack was active at Sooner Rose Elementary, where he served as PTA president for two years, and was “Patron of the Year” for two years. Jack loved his church, Crest Baptist, where he cooked breakfast every Sunday morning. He also taught for the children on Wednesday nights. His passion was watching his son play football for the Carl Albert Titans. Jack was preceded in death by his father, Jack G. Dingus Sr., his step-mother, Janice Griffith Dingus; step-father, Charles Frye; and uncle, James Dingus. Jack was a devoted loving husband to Karla, and a loving father to Jack III (Munchie). Survivors, in addition to his wife and son, include his mother, Patricia Ann Frye of Alabaster, Alabama; three sisters: Cheri Ousley of Lexington, Pam Howarah of Dayton, Ohio, Kim Fredrick of Alabaster, Alabama; two brothers: Kent Dingus of Prestonsburg, and Keith Dingus of Maytown; an uncle, LeMayne Dingus; and an aunt, Lisa Dingus, all of Martin; two step-grandmothers: Ann Griffith and Rose Dingus; and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank-you to Tariq Mahmood, M.D., Maria, Claudia, City Hospice, Providence Home Health, and Midwest City Hospital nursing staff, for their compassionate care. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, February 15, at the Barnes & Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, with burial at Sunny Lane Cemetery. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S 02-28-2007)

DINGUS, Lena Pack, b. 12-3-1907, d/o Dock and Gypsy Pigg Packd. 3-1-1988, OLTW, Martin, KY, F. C., w/o Zotto Cooley Dingus Sr., , bur Dingus Cem, Dinwood, KY

DINGUS, Polly Stephens Age, 96, widow of Lewis Parker Dingus, lifelong resident of Martin, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2000, at the Riverview Manor Nursing Home at Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born on July 17, 1904, the daughter of the late Newton and Anne Flannery Stephens. Mrs. Dingus was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include her granddaughter, Virginia Viers, and her husband, Jimmy W. Viers of Blacksburg, Virginia. Her son-in-law, Charles McDavid of Martin, Kentucky; two great-grandchildren, Brent Douglas Viers of Lancaster, California, and Dawn Renae Viers-Yaun of Blacksburg, Virginia; her brother, Alex Stephens of Martin, Kentucky; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Ruth McDavid, and her son, Mark Heber Dingus. A memorial service will be conducted Friday, September 15, at 1:30 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with the elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiating. Interment will follow in the Dingus family cemetery at Hite, Kentucky, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers: The family requests that memorial gifts be made to Martin Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. (FCT'S)

DINGUS, Robert Bruce 50 b-Jul.05 1948-Hite,Ky. d-Sep. 1998 s/o Lacy & Pauline Shepherd Dingus Bur: Booneville Cem. Richland Township (Ind.??)  [U.S. Army Veteran}

DINGUS, Tracy Lynn   Age 27, of Martin, passed away, Tuesday, April 27, 2004. She was born July 10, 1976, in Martin, the daughter of Bobby S. Dingus and Mickey Reynolds Dingus of Martin. She was a member of the First Assembly of God. Survivors include her parents and one brother, Bobby Dingus II, of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Kellie Dingus of Martin; one niece, Hannah Grace, and one nephew, Connor Graham. Funeral services for Tracy Lynn Dingus will be conducted Friday, April 30, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Clergyman Lori Vannucci officiating. Visitation is after 5 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DINGUS, William Jeffery "Billy"   Born: 1964-10-05 Died: 2004-05-19 Visitaton: after 5:00 P.M. Thursday at the Funeral Home Funeral Service: Saturday, May 22, 2004 at 11:00 A.M. in the Funeral Chapel with Lori Vanucci officiating. Interment: Dingus Family Cemetery at Dinwood, Martin, Kentucky William Jeffery "Billy" Dingus age 39 of Martin, Ky. passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2004 at his residence after a sudden illness. Born October 5, 1964, his was the son of the late Bill "Crush" Dingus and janice Higgins Dingus. he is survived by: One Brother, Bobby Dingus of Martin, Ky., Two Sisters: Carla Felty of McDowell, Ky. and Jammie Martin, Nephews: Bobby DIngus II and David Cline both of Columbus, Ohio, Nieces: Kellie Dingus of Martin, Ky. and Gina Justus of Columbus, Ohio (HFH)

DINGUS, Winnie C.   Age 86, of Martin, widow of Walter Clyde Dingus Sr., passed away, Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She was born April 5, 1917, in Carr Creek, the daughter of the late Chad Calton and Ada Taylor Calton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salisbury United Methodist Church, at Printer. Survivors include five sons, Walter Clyde Dingus Jr., Wilton Everett Dingus and Charles Wesley Dingus, all of Martin, Mark H. (Sally) Dingus of Payne, Ohio, and Thomas O. (Cathy) Dingus of Clintwood, Virginia; four daughters, Doris Evelyn Dingus of Martin, Lenora Mae (Zion) Swetnam of Birmingham, Alabama, Marlene Elizabeth (Jerry) Soard of Des Moines, Iowa and Dollie Wray Dingus of Danville, Illinois; one brother, Hargis Calton of Indian River, Florida; one sister, Lilly Blevins of Hot Springs, Colorado; 14 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Chad Dingus, and one grandchild, Donna Dingus. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 11, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Bobby Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in the Dingus Cemetery, at Martin, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DINGUS, Zotto Cooley Sr., d. July 22, 1987, h/o Lena Pack Dingus, bur Dingus Cem, Martin

DISKEY, Charles Everette Jr.  Age, 45, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, November 1, 2002, in Prestonsburg. Born February 19, 1957, in Marion, Indiana, he was the son of Charles Everette Diskey Sr., of Bloomington, Indiana, and the late Betty Jo Emery Diskey Ratliff. He was a disabled businessman. He is survived by his wife, Gina Crace Diskey. Other survivors include two sons, Joshua Charles Diskey of Richmond, and Christopher Charles Diskey of Battle Creek, Michigan; one daughter, Jessica Rose Diskey of Prestonsburg; four sisters, Mary Jo Hamilton of Pikeville, Rosetta Smallwood of Dorton, Sarah Tackett of Bedford, and Judy Stepp of Westminster, South Carolina; and one granddaughter, Tori Michelle Henderson. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Linda Diskey; maternal and paternal grandparents; niece, Melissa Dawn Tackett; brothers-in-law, Ricky Tackett and Todd Crace. Funeral services were Tuesday, November 5, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Larry Adams 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)

DIXION, John Richard  Age 69, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, July 10, 2005, at the Pikeville Medical Center. Born September 25, 1935, in Van Lear, he was the son of the late Glen and Ann McCellan Dixon. He was an insurance salesman, a member of the Middle Creek Baptist Church, Prestonsburg, and a veteran of the Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Carol Elizabeth Elkins Dixon. Other survivors include two sons: Bert Carl Dixon (wife, Reneé) and John Elkins Dixon (wife, Natalie), all of Diana, Texas; one daughter, Terri Dixon Eubank (husband, Robert) of Goode, Virginia; three brothers: Glenn Mack Dixon of David, Bert Thomas Dixon of Baltimore, Maryland, and Wayne Arnold Dixon of Prestonsburg; one sister: Billie Jo Dixon Pendergrass of Booneville; a sister-in-law, Nikki Elkins of Prestonsburg; and his grandchildren: Craig Lee Dixon, Eric Carl Dixon, John Austin Dixton, Cody Nathaniel Dixon, Stephanie Nicole Eubank, Ashley Michelle Eubank; several uncles, aunts, and nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 14, at 3 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Eugene Cook officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is after 4 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DIXON, Margaret Louise  Age 74, of Wayland, died Thursday, May 4, 2006, at the Riverview Health Care in Prestonsburg. Born December 1, 1930, in Harlan, she was the daughter of the late William and Edna Herrin Stanford. She was a homemaker and a member of Praise Assembly Church of God at Water Gap, in Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Harold W. Dixon. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include three sons: Harold Gene Dixon, wife Sherrie, of Garrett, Terry Lynn Dixon of Prestonsburg, and Gregory Keith Dixon, wife Kathy, of Prestonsburg; one daughter, Janet Louise Bingham, husband Jeff, of Auxier; one brother: Jackie Paul Stanford of Liberty; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Michael Ray Dixon; eight brothers: Ernest (Duke) Stanford, Floyd Stanford, William Stanford, Robert Stanford, Danny Stanford, Gail Stanford, Howard Stanford, and Eugene Stanford; two sisters Edna Hunter and Pauline Collins Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 8, at 1 p.m., at Praise Assembly Church of God at Water Gap in Prestonsburg, with J.M. Sloce officiating. Burial was in Miners Cemetery, in Eastern, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DIXION, Patsy Triplett , of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born in Hollybush, she was the daughter of the late Wilson Triplett and Cordelia Sloane Triplett. She was homemaker, and a member of the Highland Avenue Freewill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Dixon Sr., who died December 27, 1991. Survivors include one daughter, Anna Faye Dixon Onkst of Prestonsburg; one grandson, Aubrey Odell Onkst of Pikeville; one granddaughter, Sloane Onkst Williams of Prestonsburg; one great-grandson, Luke Sherman Onkst; and one brother, Garlie Triplett of Hollybush. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons: James Richard Dixon and Marvin Dixton Jr. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 21, 11 a.m., at the Highland Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, with Pastor Dave Garrett officiating. Interment will be at May Cemetery, in Prestonsburg. Visitation is 5-9 p.m., Wednesday, at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Highland Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, 346 S. Highland Ave., Prestonsburg. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home  (FCT'S)

DOBSON, Maxine Age 69, of Prestonsburg, died , October 23, 1997, at her residence. Born September 9, 1928 at Rousseau, d/o Kelly and Myrtle Gibson Mclntosh. Survivors include two sons, Barry Dobson of Hindman and DeWayne Dobson of Sassafras; four daughters, Sandy Combs and Rhonda Branham, both of Prestonsburg, Jackie Dobson of Lexington, and Jeanne Watts of Hindman; three brothers, Jimmy Mclntosh, Bobby Mclntosh and John D. Mclntosh, all of Breathitt County; four sisters, Loretta Grossi of Las Vegas, Nevada, Betty Griffith of Oil Springs, Ina Schwartz of Fairfield, Ohio, and Corene Mclntosh of West Carrolton, Ohio Burial was in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ive

DOBSON, Seldon Age, 72, of Vest, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at the U.K. Medical Center at Lexington. Born on May 31, 1928, in Vest, he was the son of Alonzo Dobson and Lola Combs Dobson. He is survived by his wife, Arlena Dobson. Other survivors include four stepsons, Paul Dobson of Lexington, Billy, Richard and Beckham Dobson, all of Vest; five stepdaughters, Peggy Ratliff of Lebum, Anitra Burns and Patricia Miller of Vest, Palma Sparks of Greensburg, Indiana and Vesta Messer of Garrett; two brothers, Sheldon and Calloway Dean Dobson, both of Vest; one sister, Thelma Campbell of Dayton, Ohio; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Burial was in the Dobson Cemetery, at Vest, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services

DOOLEY, Clara Mae  Age 78, of Eastern, Ky., wife of the late Worley Dooley, passed away Friday, August 24, 2001, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky. She was born August 2, 1923, in Knott County, Ky., the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Patton Moore. She was a homemaker. She is survived by one son, Bee Baldridge of Eastern, Ky.; two daughters, Rosetta Hall of Jeff, Ky., and Ethel Green of In.; three brothers, John, Joe and Clarence Moore, all of Mousie, Ky.; one sister, Hester Patton of Hindman, Ky.; seven grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 27, 2001, at the Ball Branch Old Regular Baptist Church, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial followed in the Moore-Bolen Cemetery, Ball Branch, Ky., under the care of Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers: Bubby Hall, Ivan Gunnells, Tony Conley, Scott Smith, David Green, and Melissa Smith. (FCT'S)

DONAHOE, Mabel Rogers  Age, 86, of Flatwoods, formerly of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, October 7, following an extended illness. Born on April 19, 1914, in Breathitt County, she was the daughter of the late Orlando E. Rogers and Jane Bailey Rogers. She was a member of St. Martha Catholic Church, Prestonsburg, a member of Prestonsburg Woman's Club, Prestonsburg Homemakers, Altar Society, and was the recipient of various community awards. Survivors include four sons, James Donahoe of St. Louis, Missouri, Michael Donahoe of Flatwoods, Patrick Donahoe and John Donahoe, both of Lexington; three sisters, Hazel Hessel of Tucson, Arizona, Jean Stafford of Florence, Alabama, Joyce Beam of Winchester; four brothers, Woodrow Rogers of French Lick, Indiana, Allen Rogers and George Rogers, both of Winchester, William Rogers of Fairfield, Ohio; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 10, at 11 a.m., at the St. Martha Catholic Church, Prestonsburg, with Father John Moriarty officiating. Burial was in the Eaton Cemetery, Clay City, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Michael D. Donahoe, James W. Donahoe, Drew Donahoe, Roger Beam and Brennan Donahoe.  (FCT'S)

DONNELLAN, Arthur Lindsley Jr.  Age 74, of Teaberry, Ky., husband of Alpha Hamilton Donnellan, passed away Monday, October 15, 2001, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, McDowell, Ky. He was born November 18, 1926, in Wheatley, Connecticut, the son of the late Arthur L. Donnellan and Elizabeth Ricker Donnellan. He was a retired former heavy equipment operator, a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church, Nicholasville, Ky., and a WWII Navy veteran. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Sandra Donnellan of Teaberry, Ky., Selma Adams of Raccoon, Ky.; one son, Wesley E. Donnellan of Bangor, Maine; three step-daughters, Amy Zapata of Honolulu, Hawaii, Patsy Adkins and Dicie Adkins, both of Frostburg, Md.; two step-sons, Jerry Adkins of Jackson, Mi., Benny Adkins of Betsy Layne, Ky.; one brother, Charlie Donnellan of San Pedro, Ca.; four sisters, Ann Brown of Groton, Vermont, Mary Lead of Canyon Country, Ca., Ginny Eberhard of Palm Springs, Ca., Beth Maybee of Fairport, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Skye Lindsley Adams and Wesley H. Donnellan, seven step-grandchildren, Denise Jones, Shawna Adkins, Leghann Adkins, Ashley Adkins, John Adkins, Tommy Adkins and Chip Hall. Funeral services for Arthur Lindsley Donnellan Jr., were conducted Thursday, October 18, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., at the Thomas Hamilton Cemetery, Teaberry, Ky., with the clergyman, Terry Hamilton, officiating, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to American Cancer Society. Pallbearers: Scott Adams, Gary Crum, Benny Adkins, Rocky Hamilton, William Brown, Thomas Hamilton, Jason Hamilton, and Glen Hamilton. Honorary pallbearers: Wesley Emery Donnellan, Wesley Harley Donnellan, Jerry Adkins, and Victor Voshell. (FCT'S)

DONTA, James Edward    Age 48, of Allen, husband of Mattie Sue Kennedy Donta, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2007, at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born December 13, 1958, in Pikeville, the son of Kenneth Donta and Mary Lousie Gilliam Donta of Greenup. He was a conductor for CSX Railroad, a member of John W. Hall Masonic Lodge No. 950, in Martin, a member of the UTU Union, and believed in the Methodist faith. Survivors in addition to his wife and parents, include two sons: Zachariah James Donta of Salyersville, and Jared Wayne Branham of Virgie; a daughter, Jamila Loralee Donta of Allen; and a brother, Kenneth Donta Jr., of Winchester. Funeral services for James Edward Donta were conducted Tuesday, April 3, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergymen Randy Osborne and Phillip Bartley officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Greg Goble, Steve Salmons, Jared Branham, Will Donta, Josh Donta, Ken Donta, Zach Donta, Keith Harris, Jimmy Parsons and Jason Bevins. (FCT'S  04-04-2007)

DOTSON, Amos Lester b. 06-05-1911 d. 11-02-1990 s/o Dr. Malcom Trimble & Eva Josph Dotson, h/o Gladys Prater Dotson, bur: Dotson Fam Cem, Middlecreek

DOTSON, Bonnie Jean  Age, 57, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, August 28, 2005, at King's Daughters Medical Center, in Ashland. Born April 30, 1948 in Honaker, she was the daughter of the late Green Lawson Jr., and Readie Ward Lawson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ, in Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, James D. Dotson. Other survivors include a son, Ronnie Dotson of Prestonsburg; two daughters: Lisa Congleton (Chris) of Lexington, and Jamie Hatfield of Prestonsburg; a brother, Gary Lawson of Dana; and three grandchildren: Hannah Hatfield, Michael Logan Hatfield, and Carter Dotson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Crystal Dotson; a brother, Mickey Lawson, and a sister, Glenda Akers. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 1, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Rick Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the Dotson Family Cemetery, at Ruff & Tuff, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, in honor of Bonnie Jean Dotson. (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Dolle Stout  Dolle Stout Dotson, 79, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, January 10, 2004, at her residence. Born June 18, 1924, in West Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late D. Porter Stout and Sally Fitzpatrick Stout. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Thurman Dotson, on October 21, 1958. Survivors include one son, Steve Edward (Sandy) Dotson of Palm City, Florida; five daughters: Paula (Jay) Calhoun of Indianapolis, Indiana, Doris (Randall) Francis of Georgetown, Rosalee Dotson of Lexington, Jean (Ron) Lemaster and Janet (Lewis) White, all of Prestonsburg; one brother, Steve Sout of Martin; two sisters: Carol Holland of Prestonsburg and Edith Stanley of Columbus, Ohio; 13 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Paul Dean Dotson, on October 8, 2001. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 13, at 1 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, with Rev. Bill Campbell officiating. Interment was in the Family Cemetery, on Ky. 114, Prestonsburg. Carter Funeral Home is serving the Dotson family. Pallbearers: Chad Shepherd, Joseph LeMaster, Jason LeMaster, Matt Calhoun, Zachary Hackworth, Stephen Dotson, Casey Jones, Randy Howell, Jon Hale, Dan Evans, Derreck Young and Johann Betschart.  (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Gladys Prater b. 06-26-1918 d. 10-02-1990 d/o Ed & Birdie Richardson Prater, w/o Amos Lester Dotson, bur Dotson Family Cem, Middlecreek

DOTSON, Jackie Lee Age 70, of Oak Hill, Ohio, died Friday, October 15, 1999, at Holzen Medical Center. Born August 1, 1929, at Auxier, he was the son of the late Albert and Beulah Stanley Dotson. He retired from Gallipolis Development Center in Ohio. Survivors include his wife, Leona Ruth Click Dotson; three sons, Bobby Ray Dotson of Albany, Darrell Lee Dotson of Bidwell and Tony Allen Dotson of Gallipolis; one daughter, Mary Ellen Crago of Haydenville; four brothers, Sherman Dotson of Warsaw, Indiana, Billy Joe Dotson of Cliff, and Louis Dotson and Orville Dotson, both of Prestonsburg; five sisters, Jean Rice of Banner, Laura Smith of Arkansas, Cynthia Hall of Wilkesviile, and Mable Honeycutt and Hazel Arnett, both of Prestonsburg; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday, October 18; at 1 p.m., at the Kuhner-Lewis Funeral Home in Oak Hill, Ohio, with Rev. Howard Hubbard officiating.

DOTSON, Janet Sue Casey   Age 49, of Kimper, died Monday, September 16, 2002, at her residence. Born June 9, 1953, at Pikeville, she was the daughter of Minnie Smith Casey, of Phelps, and the late Jim Casey. She was a homemaker and of the Freewill Baptist faith. In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by two brothers, Charlie Casey and Bobby Casey. She is survived by her husband, William Eddie Dotson, of Kimper; one daughter, Sheryl (Bryan) Cruey, of Tazewell, Virginia; one son, Chris (Brenda) Dotson, of Phelps; one granddaughter, Courtney Cruey, of Tazewell, Virginia; one brother, Anthony Casey, of Phelps; and, three sisters, Carolyn Ratliff, of Ransom, and Mary Casey and Kaye Lester, both of Phelps. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September, 19, at 2 p.m., at the R.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, Phelps Chapel. Rev. Michael Casey and Rev. Dewitt Furrow will officiate. Burial will follow in the Billy Dotson Cemetery, at Phelps, under the direction of the funeral home. Visitation is at the chapel. (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Lewis Darvin  Age, 79, of State Road Fork, Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, December 10, 2002, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Born January 18, 1923, in Floyd County, he was the son of Albert Dotson and Anna Lee Wells Dotson. He was a former coal miner (Princess Elkhorn Coal Company, at David), a grocery store owner and merchant, and a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the V.F.W., a member of the Middle Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Middle Creek Sportsmen Club, and a lifetime member of the DAV, Big Sandy Chapter No. 18. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Irene Wright Dotson. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Lamb Dotson. Other survivors include one son, Larry D. Dotson of Prestonsburg; one daughter, Debbie (Deborah) Cline of Mount Sterling; two stepsons, Ricky Horn of Pikeville and Johnny M. Hunt of Lexington; one stepdaughter, Teresa Long of Danville; one brother, Orville Dotson of Prestonsburg; two sisters, Susie Burchett and Mable Honeycutt, both of Prestonsburg; two half-brothers, Sherman Dotson of Warsaw, Indiana, and Billy Joe Dotson of Prestonsburg; three half-sisters, Jean Rice of Banner, Laurie Marie Smith of Arkansas, and Cynthia Sue Hall of Ohio; five grandchildren, one great-grandson, and two step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel and Audrey Arnett; two half-brothers, Jack Dotson and William Thomas Dotson; two half-sisters, Zona Douglas Combs and Mary Stevens. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, December 13, at 2 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, with Rev. Vernon Slone officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Big Sandy Chapter No. 18 of D.A.V. Carter Funeral Home is serving the Dotson family. Pallbearers: Members of the Middle Creek Volunteer Fire Department.  (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Lewis Henry   Age, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at his residence.  Born January 27, 1917, in Coats, Kansas, he was the son of the late William J. Dotson and Carrie Belle Fields Dotson. He was a former self-employed auto mechanic. He was a member of the Community Freewill Baptist Church in Goble-Roberts, and was a deacon and adult Sunday school teacher, former clerk of Floyd County Association of Freewill Baptists, and Kentucky State Association of Freewill Baptists and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Marshall Dotson. Other survivors include a daughter, Nancy Eileen Campbell (Keith) of Prestonsburg; a half brother, George Archer Dotson of Whitesburg; and one sister, Thursa Keathley of Ashland; three grandchildren: Chuck Campbell (Sebrena) of Raleigh, North Carolina, Chris Campbell (Susan) of Prestonsburg, and Denise Campbell Howard (Jeff) of Harlan; three step-grandchildren: Dwayne Campbell of Louisville, Joey Campbell (Audrey) of Prestonsburg, and Tina Clark (Jeff) of Louisville; six great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 21, at 1 p.m., at the Community Freewill Baptist Church, with Pastor Paul Coleman, and others, officiating. Interment is at Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. Visitation is Friday, 11 a.m., until service, at the church. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Maggie Arnett  Age, 88, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, October 21, 2002, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. Born July 29, 1914, in MaGoffin County, she was the daughter of the late Mort Arnett and Bessie Shepherd Arnett. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Dotson, who died January 30, 1972. Survivors include three sons, Willard Dotson and Bob Dotson, both of Prestonsburg, Greely Dotson of Grove City, Ohio; four sisters, Charity Wireman of Salyersville, Sarah Davis and Bonnie Davis, both of David; and Grace Wireman of Chelsea, Michigan; two brothers, Clark Arnett of Torrance, California and Claude Arnett of Chelsea, Michigan; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 24, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Dotson Pentecostal Church, with Rev. Larry Adams officiating. Interment will be in the Dotson Family Cemetery, Ruff and Tuff Branch, Prestonsburg. Visitation is 2 p.m., until 9 p.m., Wednesday.  (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Paul Dean  Age, 49, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Monday, October 8, 2001, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Born September 5, 1952, in West Prestonsburg, Ky., he was the son of Dolle Stout Dotson and the late Paul Thurman Dotson. He was disabled. Survivors, other than his mother, Dolle Stout Dotson, include one brother, Steve Edward (Sandy) Dotson of Indian Harbor Beach, Fl.; five sisters, Paula (Jay) Calhoun of Indianapolis, Ind., Doris (Randall) Francis of Georgetown, Ky., Rosalee Dotson of Lexington, Ky., Jean (Ron) LeMaster of Prestonsburg, Ky., Janet (Lewis) White of Prestonsburg, Ky.; several loving nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 10, at 1:00 p.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Floyd Price officiating. Burial will be in the family cemetery, Ky. Rt. 114, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Prestonsburg, Ky. Pallbearers: Casey Jones, Randy Howell, Lewis K. White, Randall Francis, Daniel Evans, Jason LeMaster, Joseph LeMaster, Ron LeMaster, Jon Hale and Chad Shepherd. (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Sherman Ray  Age, 74, of 1630 S. County Farm Road, Warsaw, Indiana, died Saturday, January 7, 2006, at Millers Merry Manor, Warsaw, Indiana. Born December 30, 1931, in Auxier, he was the son of Albert and Beulah (Stanley) Dotson. He grew up in Kentucky, and moved to Warsaw, Indiana in 1963. He worked for Gatke Corporation as a lathe operator for 18 and a half years, retiring in 1978. He married Mary Magdalene Hamilton Dotson on January 14, 1956. She preceded him in death on January 5, 2006. Survivors include one daughter, Drema Stockberger of Warsaw, Indiana; three sisters: Jean Rice of Prestonsburg, Laura Smith of Arkansas, and Cynthia Sue Hall of Ohio; one brother, Billy Joe Dotson of Prestonsburg; a half-sister, Mabel Honeycutt of Prestonsburg; and a half-brother, Orville Dotson of Prestonsburg. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, two sisters, one brother; two half-brothers, and three half-sisters. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 7, at noon, at the McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana, with Reverend Ralph Dotson officiating. Graveside services were held Tuesday, January 10, at 11 a.m., in Oakwood Cemtery, in Warsaw, Indiana. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DOTSON, Stacy Trimble;   January 14, 1975 May 13, 1997, s/o Randall Charles Dotson and Martha Lou Ellen Carroll Dotson Brother to Randall Charles Dotson Jr, Ethel Marie Dotson Spurlock Father of 2 Beautiful Little Girls, Names and Ages Unknown

DOVE, Anna   Obit

DOVE, Cynthia Hale Age 86, of Martin, d, January l, 1999, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, . Born September 13, 1912, in Alphoretta,d/o Wesley Hale and Sarah Kennedy Hale. She attended the Cold Springs Regular Baptist Church , w/o Johnnie Dove. Survivors include one son, Paul Vernon Dove of Martin; two daughters, Rosa Dove Lovely of Cadiz and Ruby Dove Joseph of Martin Burial was in the Hale Cemetery on Stephens Branch, Manton.

DOVE, Jonnie  Obit

DRAUGHN, Essie G.  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

DUCKETT, Delores  38 b-Oct.25 1960-Clermont Co.Oh.  d-Oct.03 1998  d/o  Carl Homer Gibson Sr. & Alga Parker Gibson w/o-Michael Duckett     Bur:Gibson & Parker Cem. Wayland, Floyd Co.Ky.

DUDLEY , Clyde Age 80, of Langley, d, February 27, 1998, . Born February 24, 1918 in Floyd County, s/o Felix and Lena Hoover Dudley.  h/o, Jane Collins Dudley. Survivors include two sons, Lowell Dudley of Texas and Glen Dudley of Michigan; two stepsons, Roy Ratliff of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Kenny Ratliff of Ohio; one daughter, Ruby Gay Sawberger of Texas; one stepdaughter, Jean Pease of Indianapolis, Indiana; two sisters, Ethel Presley of Langley and Edith Gayheart of Allen;. . Burial was in the Hayes Cemetery on Turkey Creek, Langley

DUDLEY, Ethel Hayes  Age 98, of Langley, widow of Forrest Dudley, passed away Friday, October 7, 2005, in the Caritas Medical Center, Louisville. She was born January 1, 1907, in Langley, the daughter of the late Marion ”Bud“ Hayes and Susie Patton Hayes. She was a homemaker and a member of the Maytown Baptist Church. Survivors include one brother, Marion Hayes Jr., of Ashland; three sisters: Edith Wise of Louisville, Geraldine Scalf of Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Sydney Jean Hayes of Daytona Beach, Florida; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, James B. Hayes; and two sisters: Mable Willis and Marie Stelbasky. Funeral services for Ethel Hayes Dudley were conducted Sunday, October 9, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergyman Bob Varney officiating. Burial was in the Hayes Cemetery, in Langley, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

DUFF, Bewel   Age, 61, of Garrett, died Thursday, November 16, 2000, at Highlands Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg. He was born July 28, 1939, in Garrett, the son of the late Green Duff and Birdie Chaffins Duff. He was a retired employee of Ford Motor Co. in Lima, Ohio, a member of the McGuffey Freewill Baptist Church in McGuffey, Ohio, and a member of UAW, Local 1219. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Malott Duff; two sons, Todd Duff of Waynesfield, Ohio, and Lance Duff of St. Mary’s, Ohio; two daughters, Lisa Hurley of Huntsville, Ohio, and Stacie Nigh of Urbana, Ohio; three brothers, Wade Duff and Willie Duff, both of Garrett, and Sidney Duff of Port Deposit, Maryland; four sisters, Pauline Cotter of Ellenton, Florida, Vernie Rowe of Alger, Ohio, Olive Martin of Langley, and Helen Lowery of Bell Center, Ohio; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 18, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, with Freewill Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Chaffins Cemetery, Rock Fork, Garrett. Visitation is after 8 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

DUFF, Carlos Richard   On Friday, April 20, 2007, Carlos Richard Duff of Beckley, West Virginia, formerly of Bradshaw and Prestonsburg, passed away at the Veterans Area Medical Center, in Beckley, following a two-year illness. He was 60 years of age. Born on April 12, 1947, in Welch, he was one of five children born to the late Alex and Myrtle Shepherd Duff. He spent his childhood at Bradshaw, and was a graduate of Iaeger High School. In 1965, during the Vietnam Era, he entered the U.S. Army, serving in Germany; he received the National Defense Service medal and a citation for sharpshooter. After his stint in service, he began a career in the mining industry, and retired as a federal mine inspector in July of 2005. A former resident of Ashville, Ohio, he lived in Prestonsburg, for 30 years, where he was a member of the Tom Moore Memorial Baptist Church. After retiring from the federal government, Carlos and his family moved to Smith Mountain Lake at Moneta, Virginia. An avid hunter and fisherman, he opened the Blue Water Bay Guide Service. He settled in Beckley in 2006. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Steve and Philip; a sister, Serita; and his father-in-law, Eugene Church. He is the beloved husband of Nacy Church Duff, whom he married on July 21, 1970, the dear father of Westley Duff of Beckley; the fond brother of Billy Ray Duff and wife, Betty of Hillsville, Virginia; his loving extended family, the Churches, his mother-in-law, Sylvia of Iaeger; sisters-in-law, Ginny Topping of Beckley, Debra Ballard of Roanoke, Virginia, and Connie Wimmer and husband, Terry of Grundy, Virginia; brothers-in-law: Gene Church and wife, Debbie of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Michael Church and wife, Rayetta of Richlands, Virginia, and Don Church and wife, Mary Beth of Grundy Virginia; and several nephews and nieces. Funeral services were conducted at noon Tuesday, April 24, in the Melton Mortuary Chapel, at 1200 Harper Road, Beckley, with the Rev. Hobart Kennedy, Rev. Ira Scott, and Don Branham officiating. Committal services were in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens, in Princeton, West Virginia. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Westley Duff, Alex Duff, Pete Herrera, Terry Wimmer, Mike Church, Don Church and Gene Church. Condolences may be mailed to the family at melton@wvdsl.net  (FCT'S  04-25-2007)

DUFF, Creddie “Ted” Lawson  Age 91, of Hueysville, Ky., widow of Rev. James Duff, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at the Riverview Health Care, Prestonsburg, Ky. She was born September 9, 1909, in Garrett, Ky., the daughter of the late John Lawson and Dollie Turner Lawson. Mamma Ted was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God, Garrett, Ky. Survivors include two sons, James Arville Duff of Hueysville, Ky., Freeman Duff of Versailles, Ky.; one sister, Alvie Lawson Frasure of North Hudson, In., eight grandchildren: Dr. Reva Guiler, Rita Osborne, Karen Hall, Sandy Mullins, Sheila Allen, Todd Duff, Ricky Duff, and Alex Duff, 12 great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Patricia Duff and Elizabeth Duff, both of Hueysville, Ky. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Birchell Duff; three infant sons, six brothers, three sisters, and one great-grandchild, Olivia Nikole Hall. Funeral services for Creddie Duff were conducted Thursday, August 30, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the clergyman, Donnie Braggs, officiating. Burial followed in the Duff Cemetery, Hueysville, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Jimmy Turner, Rondel Lawson, Gordon Lafferty, Ronnie Slone, Danny O’Quinn, Birchell Sexton, Sterlin Turner, Lowell Conley, and Hollie Conley. Honorary: Chester R. Varney, Hollie Conley, Toby Lawson, Ronald Hager and Keith Lawson. (FCT'S)

DUFF, Edmond Obit  Photo (HFH)

DUFF, Irlan, B: 12-22-133, D: 9-11-1995, s/o Green & BirdieDuff, h/o Wyoma bro-sis: Wade, Bewel, Willie, Sidney, Pauline, Vernia, Olive & Helen

DUFF, Irlan  Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995 

DUFF, Laura Margaret Goble Age, 58, of Newdale School Road, Timberville, Virginia, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at her residence. She was born December 31, 1946, in Garrett, and was a daughter of the late George Amos and Eda Hill Goble. She was a secretary and treasurer for A & D Applicators. On July 3, 1964, she married Roger Gray Duff, who survives. Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Bryan David and Amy Duff of Timberville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa Ann and Gordon Stewart of Mechanicsville, Virginia, and Kimberly Jan and John Glick of New Market, Virginia; one brother, Montaine Goble of Ypsilanti, Michigan; four sisters: Yvonne Dinges and Betty Allen, both of Columbus, Ohio, Judy Joseph of Prestonsburg, and Brenda Lee Turner of Garrett; seven grandchildren: Andrew Hartman, Christina Stewart, Jordan Duff, Christopher Stewart, Kevin Stewart, Brady Duff, and Joshua Glick. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, at the Goble Cemetery, in Prestonsburg. The family will receive friends, Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m., at the Grandle Funeral Home, in Broadway. The family will receive friends, Thursday, after 5 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home in Martin. (FCT'S)

DUFF, Linda Sue   Age 56, of Langley, wife of Willie Duff, passed away Friday, May 16, 2003, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was born May 12, 1947, in Garrett, the daughter of the late Lacy Shepherd and Stella Hicks Shepherd. She was a former employee of the First Commonwealth Bank, and a member of the Hueysville Church of Christ. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include one daughter, Willa Anita Joan Lykens of Langley; three brothers, Don Shepherd of Allen, and Danny Wayne Shepherd and Jimmy Shepherd, both of Garrett; four sisters, Lola Click of Langley, Wava Turner of Garrett, Bonnie Smith of Hazard, and Brenda Martin of Hueysville; two grandchildren, Breanna Michelle Duff and Conner Wade Lykens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Lloyd Ray Shepherd, and one sister, Clara Shepherd. Funeral services for Linda Sue Duff were conducted Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Clergyman Chester Ray Varney officiating. Burial was in the Shepherd Family Cemetery, (Rockfork) Garrett, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Mark Wedding, Tim Lykens, Kevin Thacker, Mark Wallace, Tim Shepherd, Wesley Moore, Harvey Martin, and William Smith. Honorary: Sterlin Turner, Danny Shepherd, Donald Shepherd, Cordis Smith, Jimmy Shepherd, and Teddy Click.  (FCT'S)

DUFF, Lona Hicks Age, 86, of Eastern, died Thursday, July 6, 2000, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness. She was born February 17, 1914, at Hippo, a daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Mary Ellen Bailey Hicks. She was a homemaker and a member of the United Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Duff. Survivors include a son, Carl E. Duff of Eastern, a sister, Susanna Hall of Atlanta, Georgia; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. . Burial will be in the Hicks Cemetery at Hippo.

DUFF, Louise Moore, b. 1-5-1911, d/o John and Rebecca Moore, d. Aug 17, 1988, Mich, w/o Willie F. Duff, bur Davidson Mem Gardens, F.C

DUFF, Patton Jay (Pat)  Age, 56, died Friday, March 23, 2001, at St. Lukes Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the owner-operator of Soft Water Service of Pound, Virginia, and was a member of the Clintwood Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Farmer and Anna Jane Mullins Duff. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Varson Duff. Other survivors include one daughter, Heather Ann Buchanon of Louisville; one son, Patton Joseph (Jay) Duff of Tampa, Florida; four sisters, Alice Faye Keels of Belteton, Virginia, Ella Mae Mullins of Clintwood, Virginia, Shirley Gaye Lafferty of Hueysville, and Ollie Kay Lockhart of McLean, Virginia; three brothers, Jimmy Ray Duff of Warrenton, Virginia, Roger Gray Duff of Timberville, Virginia, and Zachary Clay Duff of Marietta, Georgia; and one grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 28, in the Sadie Baker Memorial Chapel, of Baker Funeral Home, Pound, Virginia, with Evangelist Sewell Hall officiating. (FCT's)

DUNCAN, Alan Curtis  Age, 47, of Betsy Layne, died Monday, November 4, 2002, at his residence. Born July 17, 1955, in Louisville, he was the son of Theodore and Martha Duncan of Louisville. He was a retired brick mason. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Gayle Keathley Duncan. Survivors, other than his parents and his wife, include two sons, Stephen Crawford Duncan and wife, Angela, of Georgetown, and Charles Alan Duncan of Betsy Layne; one daughter, Misty Dawn Duncan of Betsy Layne; five brothers, Teddy Duncan, Terry Duncan and Dewayne Duncan all of Louisville, Gary Duncan of Allen, and Mark Duncan of Clarksville, Indiana; three sisters, Janie, Debbie, and Tammy. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 8, at 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Sam Smith officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

DUNCAN, Frank   Age, 60, of Hueysville, died Tuesday, August 8, 2006, at U.K. Medical Center, in Lexington. Born August 13, 1945, in Hueysville, he was the son of the late Roy and Evada Slone Ducan. He was a welder for Porter Industries. He is survived by his wife, Larrel Ruth Hoover Duncan. Other survivors include: Three sons: Frank Lee Duncan and Charlie John Duncan, both of Hueysville, and William Franklin Duncan of Martin; two daughters: Loretta Everidge of Hueysville, and Amy Hall of Prestonsburg; two brothers: Ray Duncan and Sam Duncan, both of Hueysville; two sisters: Mazie McKenzie and Mae Marietta, both of Ohio; and 19 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 12, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Jerry Manns, and others, officiating. Burial will be in the Duncan Cemetery, in Hueysville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S Aug. 11, 2006)
DUNFEE,  Laeunice, b. 5-10-1921, Acne, W. Va, d/o Ed and Ida Mae Jones Miller, d., 1-3-1988, Lexington, Ky. Resident of Garrett , Ky, w/o Marcellous John Dunfee, bur Davidson Mem Gardens

DUNFEE, Michael R.  Age, 51, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Garrett, died Wednesday, September 13, at Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Columbus. He was born January 14, 1949, in West Virginia. He was a retired project manager with Ceron Corp. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Dunfee. Other survivors include two sons, Michael and Mark Dunfee; and one grandchild. Graveside services will be held at the W. E. Osborne Cemetery at Eastern, Saturday, September 23, at 1 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Egan-Ryan Funeral Home (FCT'S)

DURHAM, Gertrude, Age 90, of Lima, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, died January 22, 1999, at the Lost Creek Care Center at Lima, Ohio. She was born in Garrett, on October 7, 1909, the d/o Bee and Sally Terry Moore. w/o  George W. Durham.  two sons, Jim Durham  and Ed Durham one daughter, Betty J. Rice  burial, at the Pineville Cemetery at Pineville

DURICKA, Martha Hamilton , Age 80, of Lackey, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital, Born on June l, 1918, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late William and Eva Hughes Allen. w/o  Paul Duricka. Survivors include one son, Noah A. Hamilton of Kouts, Indiana; one daughter, Sheila Ann Frasure of Michigan City, Indiana; one brother, William Ray Allen of Athens, Tennessee; two sisters, Katherine Haywood of Paducah, Ada Schwanke of Florida; . Burial will be in the Allen Family Cemetery at Lackey.

DUSINA, Eliza Doll  Age 87, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Wheelwright, widow of Tom Dusina, passed away Friday, January 17, 2003, at the Samaritan Hospital, Lexington. She was born September 17, 1915, in Tennessee, the daughter of the late George Cupp and Eliza Wyrck Cupp. She was a homemaker and a member of the original Church of God, of Lexington, North Carolina. Survivors include four sons, Carlton Dusina of Barboursville, Jerry Dusina of Lavona, Michigan, Tommy Dusina of Hartselle, Alabama, and Glen Dusina of Lexington, North Carolina; five daughters, Reba Hieschfield of Sanford, North Carolina, Janice Johnson of Lexington, North Carolina, Donna Helton of Athens, Alabama, Mary Barrett of Lexington, Kentucky, Myra Smith of Taylor, Michigan; one brother, Ed Cupp of Cincinnati, Ohio; 65 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Jean Weiss. Funeral services for Eliza Doll Dusna were conducted Sunday, January 19, in the Hall Funeral Chapel, Martin, with Earnest Brock officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Tommy Dusina, Billy Helton, Jerry Dusina, Roy Dusina, Glen Dusina and Steve Micuos.  (FCT'S)

DUTY, West, B: 4-7-1883  D: 1-16-1925, h/o Minta Maynard, 7 boys & 5 girls

DYE, Hayes  Age, 78, of McDowell, died Tuesday, February 6, 2001, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, following an extended illness. Born on May 27, 1922, in Pike County, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Allie Gearheart Dye. He was a disabled coal miner, a deacon and member of the Pilgrims Rest Old Regular Baptist Church at Price. He is survived by his wife, Margie Moore Dye. Other survivors include one son, Hubert Dye of McDowell; five daughters, Dina Ellen Dye of Columbus, Ohio, Valerie Kidd of Lebanon, Ohio, Nesba Keethler and Vanessa Neff, both of Columbus, Ohio, Elizabeth Meek of Boons Camp; two brothers, Woodrow Dye of Printer, Kelly Dye of McDowell; one sister, Julie Caudill of Ashtabula, Oho, 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 9, at 10 a.m., at the Pilgrims Rest Old Regular Baptist Church at Price, with ministers of Old Regular Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Orkney Cemetery, at McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation will be at the church after 6 p.m., Wednesday. (FCT'S)

DYE, Isaac, B: 3-18-1877  D: 8-13-1943, h/o Lizzie Robinson  12-28-1902 3 children

DYE, Jack , Age, 83, of Shiloh, Ohio, died January 12, 1999, at the Med Central Hospital in Shelby, Ohio, of a short illness. Born January 26, 1915, in Floyd County, he has resided in Shiloh since 1961. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Gayheart Dye; four daughters; Marlene Sword of Apollo Beach, Florida; Polly Lou Lipps of Hamilton, Ohio; Judy Guffy of Hamilton, Ohio, Jackie Merle Bollinger of Boca Raton, Florida; six sons, Lawrence Dye of Sebring, Fla., Willie Dye, lames Robert Dye, and John Dye, all of Attica, Ohio, Gregory Dye of Willard, Ohio, Rodney Dye of Greenwich, Ohio; three brothers, Woodrow, Hayes, and Kelly Dye, all of KentucKY; one sister, Julie Caudill of Ashtabula, Ohio;. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Shiloh, Ohio.

DYE, Malachi Vernon b. 03-24-1989 d. 09-18-1990 s/o Vernon & Dora lene Parsons Dye, bur :Lucy Hall Cem  

DYE, Maggie    Age, 52, of Sandy Hook, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at the Elliott County Medical Clinic, at Sandy Hook. Born November 23, 1950, in Grethel, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Sentha Parson Parker. She was a disabled CNA. She is survived by her husband, Phinas Dye. Other survivors include two sons, Phinas Dye Jr., and Cliff Dye, both of McDowell; four daughters, Cynthia Gayheart of McDowell, Gina Lisa Johnson of Melvin, Magarita Bowman of Sandy Hook, and Darlena Johnson of Mayking; three brothers, Orville Parker of Wyandotte, Michigan, George (Dave) Parker of Lincoln Park, Michigan and William (Bill) Parker of McDowell; and 21 grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Mickey Parker; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 22, at 1 p.m., at the Little Rosa Regular Baptist Church at McDowell, with ministers of the Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Dye Cemetery (Spewing Camp) at Orkney, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)

DYE, Phinas (Piney) Jr.  Age, 36, of McDowell, died Friday, November 7, 2003, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital emergency room. Born September 18, 1967, in LaGrange, Indiana, he was the son of Phinas Dye Sr., of Sandy Hook, and the late Maggie Parker Dye. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Johnson Dye. Other survivors include one son, Justin Dye of Warsaw, Indiana; three daughters, Nancy Glenna Faithe Dye of McDowell, Tiffany Arms of Prestonsburg and Charlie Sue Ousley of Martin; one step-son, Kevin Litton of McDowell; one brother, Cliff Dye of McDowell; and four sisters, Cynthia Gayheart of McDowell, Gina Lisa Johnson of Melvin, Margarita Bowman of Sandy Hook and Darlena Johnson of Mayking. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Tierra Hope Dye. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 9, at 1 p.m., at the Pilgrims Rest Old Regular Baptist Church, at Price, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Dye Cemetery, at Spewing Camp, in Orkney, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S)


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