Obituaries

Services today for Rickie Whitt

Rickie Darrell Whitt, 65, of McRoberts, died November 3 at Pikeville Medical Center. A son of the late Fred and Carolile Stamper Arrowood, he was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Mullins Surviving are his former wife, Sandra Whitt; three children, Tara Whitt Ritchie (Michael) of Neon, Jason Whitt (Devin) of Jenkins, and Kristin Whitt of McRoberts; eight grandchildren, […]

Karen Faye Bentley, 58, dies

Funeral services for Karen Faye Bentley, 58, of Jenkins, will be held Thursday, November 7, at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Visitation will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the family cemetery in Webb Branch at Jenkins. A daughter of the late J.B. and Evelyn Sue Sizemore Holbrook, she died November 4 […]

Services held for Wilma Miles

Wilma D. Miles, 74, of Isom, died October 27 at her residence. A daughter of the late Amos and Ruby Pennington Curtis, she was preceded in death by a son, James Vernon Hicks; a daughter, Donna K. Hicks; and a great-grandchild. Surviving are two sons, Bobby Ray Hicks of Tampa, Fla., and Paul Dean Hicks of Isom; a daughter, Martha […]

Services set for James Hampton

James Duncan “Jim” Hampton, 6, died November 3 at Pikeville Medical Center. Born in Whitesburg, he was a son of the late Duncan and Hazel Sturgill Hampton. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Madonna Mathes. He enjoyed spending time with his family and dogs. Surviving are his wife, Lisa Diane Carter Hampton; a son, James Hampton Jr. […]

Robert Ingram dies at 63

Funeral services for Robert David Ingram, 63, of Payne Gap, were held November 3 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Whitaker Cemetery at Payne Gap. A son of the late Bo Levi and Nella Faye Clark Ingram, he died October 29 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Mr. Ingram was an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan. Surviving […]

Rites held for Jerry Lee Marcum

Jerry Lee “Root Beer” Marcum, 69, died October 30 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. Born in Whitesburg to the late Francis and Hazel Perry Adams, he was the widower of Wanda Marcum, and was later married to Katherine Marcum, who also preceded him in death, along with several brothers and sisters. Surviving him are two […]

Charles Noble dies at 80

Funeral services for Charles W. Noble, 80, were held October 28, at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the R.B. Caudill Cemetery at Whitco. Born in Perry County to the late Vernon Noble and Mima Stidham Noble, he died October 24 in Hazard. He was the widower of Pearl E. Pennington Noble, and a grandfather of the late […]

Rites held for Lester Sexton

Lester Sexton, 72, of Whitesburg, died October 25 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. A son of the late Woorley and Rosaånna Maxie Sexton, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Sexton. Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Eldridge Sexton; a son, Wesley Sexton of Thornton; three daughters, Christine Sexton Bates of Sergent, Mary […]

Donald Lee Quillen dies at 78

Donald Lee Quillen, 78, of Whitco, died October 25 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. He was a brother of the J.D. Quillen, and a son of the late Dunk and Hazel Quillen. Surviving are his wife, Panthea Kenley Quillen; two sons, Stephen Quillen of Washington, D.C., and Mike Quillen of Concord, N.C.; a stepson, Samuel Douglas Cooley of Nashville, […]

Services are held for Patsy Rae Yonts

Patsy Rae Yonts, 78, of Neon, died October 18 at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va. Born in McRoberts to the late Elbert and Ethel Belcher Rose, she was the widow of Donald Ray Yonts. She was the mother of the late Sandy Yonts and April Elkins, and a grandmother of the late Abigail Rose Milam. Mrs. Yonts […]


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