Amanda B. Blair succumbs at 99



Amanda B. Blair died September 30 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, just days short of her 100th birthday. She was born in Letcher County on October 8, 1907 to the late Ned and Betty Mitchell Polly. She was the widow of Preston Blair, and a sister of the late Anthony Polly, Charlie Polly, Jim Polly, Henry Polly, Fess Polly, George […]

Calton rites held



Former Linefork resident Chad Calton, 95, of Heiskell, Tenn., died Oct. 23 at Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center in Anderson, Tenn. Born in Letcher County, he was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired coal miner, and a member of the Gordon Pentecostal Church. He was married to the late Joan Boggs Calton, and was the son of the late General […]

Mike Collier dies



Funeral services for Mike Collier, 45, of Kona, were held October 25 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking. A son of Bill and June Slone Collier of Kona, he was born in Alexandria, Va. He died October 23 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, […]

Services are held for Robert Potter



Robert Paul Potter, 74, of Elsmere, died October 6 at the Mountain View Health Care Center at Elkhorn City. Born at Sergent, he was a son of the late Sylvan and Eva Holbrook Potter. He was a retired clerk for CSX Railroad, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Veterans […]


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