July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Obituaries

Musician Sonny Houston dies

Well known musician Sonny ( Martin Wayne) Houston, 67, died July 5 after a brief illness.  Born in Fleming to the late Denton and Sophia Houston, he was graduated from Fleming-Neon High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree in recording e More...

Services held for Zelma Sumpter

Funeral services for Zelma June Sumpter, 63, were held July 11 at the Payne Gap Cemetery.  A daughter of the late Cody and Etta Little Mullins, she died July 8 at her home at McRoberts.  She was the widow of Ray Sumpter, and a sister of the More...

Mr. Sergent dies at 81

Billy Dean Sergent, 81, died July 10 at his home in Huntersville, N.C.  Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late William and Nannie Sergent.  More...

William “Buck” Mullins succumbs at 79

William “Buck” Mullins, 79, of Eolia, died July 3 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.  A son of the late Crate and Davella Mullins, he was the widower of Betty Maples Mullins. More...

Services held for Gary McKinley

Graveside services for Gary McKinley, formerly Shelby Gibson, were held July 9 at the Gibson & Combs Cemetery at Sexton Branch.  A son of the late Ralph and Maxine Hensley Gibson, he died July 5 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Center More...

Harlan Mullins succumbs at 42

Harlan Dewayne Mullins, 42, of Redfox, died July 3 in Isom.  He was born in Hazard to the late Virgil and Carrie Beverly Mullins.  Surviving are his son, Harlan Mullins II, of Ohio; three daughters, Alycia Mullins of Ohio, and Angel Breedin More...

Myrtle Maggard dies at 91

Myrtle Maggard, 91, of Oven Fork, died July 7 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home in Whitesburg.  Born at Oven Fork to the late Enoch and Mattie Boggs Maggard, she was a sister of the late Estill Maggard, Lester Maggard, Ocie Maggard Raleigh, Geneva M More...