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June 1999 Issues

Wednesday, June 2, 1999


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Ethel McKenzie Rigsby, 87, died Tuesday, May 25, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Rigsby was born August 19, 1911, in Johnson County, to the late John and Julia McKenzie.

Date of Death:  Tuesday, May 25, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 2, 1999


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Van Lear resident Marvin Fannin, 68, died Thursday, May 27, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mr. Fannin was born February 1, 1931, in Johnson County, to the late Grover and Christina Honeycutt Fannin. He was a concrete worker.

Date of Death:  Thursday, May 27, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 2, 1999


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Jones-Preston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Pearl Hamilton Wells, 91, who died Friday, May 28, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Wells was born October 2, 1907, in Morgan County, to the late Farish and Mary Alice Bailey Hamilton.

Date of Death:  Friday, May 28, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 2, 1999


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Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 3, for Elbert (Curly) Prater, 69, who died Monday, May 31, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mr. Prater was born February 21, 1930, in Floyd County, to the late Albert and Eva Williams Prater. He was a coal miner.

Date of Death:  Monday, May 31, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 2, 1999


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Omadell Adkins, 76, died Friday, May 28, at her Prestonsburg residence. Mrs. Adkins was born January 8, 1923, in Pikeville, to the late Elkana and Louise Meade Spears. She was a retired waitress and clerk from Jerry's Restaurant and IGA.

Date of Death:  Friday, May 28, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 2, 1999


Friday, June 4, 1999

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Jones-Preston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Pearl Hamilton Wells, 91, who died Friday, May 28, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Wells was born October 2, 1907, in Morgan County, to the late Farish and Mary Alice Bailey Hamilton.

Date of Death:  Friday, May 28, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Friday, June 4, 1999


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Funeral services will be today, Friday, June 4, for Alta Blair, 84, who died Tuesday, June 1, at her Riceville residence. Mrs. Blair was born August 25, 1914, in Johnson County, to the late Walter Frank and Katie Conley Blair.

Date of Death:  Tuesday, June 1, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Friday, June 4, 1999


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Jones-Preston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Carl Michael "Mike" Crothers, 47, who died Tuesday, June 1, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Mr. Crothers was born February 26, 1952, in Monterey, Tennessee, to the late Thomas Nicholas and Colleen Price Crothers. He was an RN anesthetist.

Date of Death:  Tuesday, June 1, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Friday, June 4, 1999


Wednesday, June 9, 1999


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Paintsville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Charlotte Elaine Reynolds, 62, who died Thursday, June 3, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Reynolds was born February 11, 1937, in Johnson County, to Sylvia Slone and the late George Slone.

Date of Death:  Thursday, June, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Richard Spradlin Huestis, 19, died Friday, May 28, in Randle, Washington. Mr. Huestis was born December 7, 1979, in Morton, Washington, to Glen Richard and Della Spradlin Huestis. He was a student.

Date of Death:  Friday, May 28, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Funeral services were held Saturday, June 5, for James (Abb) Litton, 63, who died June 2 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Mr. Litton was born December 30, 1935, in Johnson County, to the late Willie T. and Flaire Aldridge Litton.

Date of Death:  June 2, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Paintsville resident Alma Fairchild McCarty, 75, died Friday, May 28, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mrs. McCarty was born May 6, 1924, in Johnson County, to the late James and Louise Howard Fairchild.

Date of Death:  Friday, May 28, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Marie Fyffe, 90, died Wednesday, June 2, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center. Fyffe was born November 10, 1908, in Johnson County, to the late Loranzo Dowell and Phoebe Pennington Holbrook.

Date of Death:  Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Carl F. Stanley, 68, of Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, June 2, at Veterans Hospital in Lexington. Mr. Stanley was born August 4, 1930, in Floyd County, to Carmia Wireman Stanley and the late Roosevelt Stanley. He was a disabled Army veteran, having served in the Korean War.

Date of Death:  Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Retired electrical lineman Joe Pack Jr., 73, died Wednesday, June 2, at his Thelma residence. Mr. Pack was born December 31, 1926, in Pike County, to the late Joe Sr. and Hazel Talbert Pack. He was retired from Big Sandy RECC.

Date of Death:  Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Former Johnson County resident Hoy M. Preston, 81, died Thursday, June 3, in Friendville, Tennessee. Mr. Preston was born February 14, 1918, in Johnson County, to the late N.M. and Rosa Daniels Preston. He was retired from Simmons Mattress Factory.

Date of Death:  Thursday, June 3, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Joseph M. Minton, 72, of Dade City, Florida, died Saturday, May 29, at East Pasco Medical Center in Dade City. A native of Hager Hill, Minton moved to Florida in 1961. He was a retired truck driver.

Date of Death:  Saturday, May 29, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Sherman Jones, 51, died Monday, June 7, at his Warsaw, Indiana, residence. Mr. Jones was born December 19, 1947, in Wabash, Indiana, to Ruby Cole Jones and the late Earle Jones. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Warsaw and owner of Sherman and Lin's Discount Grocery in Warsaw.

Date of Death:  Monday, June 7, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 10, for Kendrick Bruce Blanton, 52, who died Monday, June 7, at Salyersville Health Care Center. Mr. Blanton was born October 25, 1946, in Johnson County, to the late Haskell and Luda Jones Blanton. He was a disabled heavy equipment operator. He has an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Army.

Date of Death:  Monday, June 7, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999


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Malta Mae Ward, 96, died Sunday, June 6, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Ward was born December 8, 1902, in Johnson County, to the late Allen Thomas and Rhuemma VanHoose Sublett.

Date of Death:  Sunday, June 6, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday June 9, 1999



 
 

Wednesday, June 16

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Funeral services were held Saturday, June 12, for Martha A. Long, 74, who died Wednesday, June 9, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Mrs. Long was born March 6, 1925, in Johnson County to the late William and Lucinda Blair Arms.

Date of Death:  Wednesday, June 9, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 16, 1999


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Sherman Jones, 51, died Monday, June 7, at his Warsaw, Indiana, residence. Mr. Jones was born December 19, 1947, in Wabash, Indiana, to Ruby Cole Jones and the late Earle Jones. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Warsaw and owner of Sherman and Lin's Discount Grocery in Warsaw.

Date of Death:  Monday, June 7, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 16, 1999


Wednesday, June 23
 

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Sharon Kay Colburn Ruth, 48, died Thursday, June 17, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Ruth was born May 28, 1951, in Pike County, to the late Raymond and Nellie Mollett Colburn.

Date of Death:  Thursday, June 17, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 23, 1999


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Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 22, for John Dennison "Jack" Flournoy, 84, who died Saturday, June 19, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center. Mr. Flournoy was born October 20, 1914, in Hurtsboro, Alabama, to the late John Milton and Ollie Lee Denson Flournoy.

Date of Death:  Saturday, June 19, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 23, 1999


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Jones-Preston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Mollie Gullett, 88, who died Thursday, June 17, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Gullett was born March 25, 1911, in Johnson County, to the late Laud and Nora Collins McFaddin.

Date of Death:  Thursday, June 17, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 23, 1999


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Paul E. Wood, 92, died June 5 at Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center, Englewood, Florida. Mr. Wood was a precision gauge maker at Allison Division of General Motors. He also worked in Indianapolis at B & H Toll, Die Maker and Vickery Engineering, retiring in 1972. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Englewood and Belleville Masonic Lodge F&AM in Indiana.

Date of Death:  June 5, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 23, 1999


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Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, June 23, for Alpha Robinson Lankford, 95, who died Sunday, June 20, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Lankford was born January 29, 1904, in Pike County, to the late Richard and Catherine Slone Robinson.

Date of Death:  Sunday, June 20, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Wednesday, June 23, 1999


Friday, June 25
 

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Betty Jean Horne, 69, died Monday, June 21, in East Lawn Manor, Marion, Ohio. Mrs. Horne was born April 27, 1930, in Marion, to the late Lewis E. and Bernice Hunt Ulery. She attended Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church, was a member of American Legion Post 584, was a Gold Star Daughter and had worked as a nurses aid at East Lawn Manor.

Date of Death:  Monday, June 21, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Friday, June 25, 1999


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Retired miner Cecil Sammons, 80, died Monday, June 21, at Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Mr. Sammons was born August 12, 1918, in Johnson County, to the late John and Minnie Price Sammons. He was a member of Rockhouse Freewill Baptist Church.

Date of Death:  Monday, June 21, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Friday, June 25, 1999


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Nippa resident Ollie Mae Rice, 80, died Monday, June 21, at her residence. Mrs. Rice was born January 24, 1919, in Johnson County, to the late Elro and Stella VanHoose Rice.

Date of Death:  Monday, June 21, 1999
Publisher:  The Paintsville Herald
Date Published:  Friday, June 25, 1999