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Delores Engle dies at 73

Delores K. Engle, 73, of Payne Gap, died August 13 at the Bluegrass Hospice Center in Hazard.

Born in McRoberts to the late John Francis and Alice Williams Hampton, she was a sister of the late Fred Hampton.

Mrs. Engle had worked as a disc jockey for WNKY in Neon, and WKVG at Jenkins, and was a member of the Neon First Church of God for more than 40 years.

Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Charles Engle; a daughter, Darla Engle of Johnson City, Tenn.; two sisters, Betty Sue Sturgill of Flat Gap, Va., and Peggy “Patsy” Sturgill of Eolia; and a granddaughter, Abigail Cornelius and husband Shanon of Johnson City, Tenn.

Funeral services for Mrs. Engle were held August 15 at the Neon First Church of God. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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