Obituaries

James Hicks dies at 83

James Curtis Hicks, 83, died July 4 at his residence at Mayking. A son of the late Arthur and Martha Wooten Hicks, he was preceded in death by a son, Tony Curtis Hicks; six brothers; and two sisters. Surviving are his wife, Lily Mae Conner Hicks; a daughter, Ramona Claudette Jones and husband Coy of Meadow View, Va.; two sisters, […]

Funeral services held for Linda Joyce Hall

Funeral services for Linda Joyce Hall, 80, were held July 3 from the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Sandlick Cemetery. A daughter of the late Henry and Dora Caudill Pennington and the widow of Dennis Hall, she died June 29 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. She was preceded in death by three […]

Joseph Pigman dies at 31

Joseph Aaron Pigman, 31, died July 3 in Georgetown. Born in Tennessee, he was a son of James Lee Pigman of Deane and the late Betty Fern Pigg. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Christopher Sergent, Kenneth Bentley and James Yonts. Mr. Pigman enjoyed fishing, going to the beach, and shopping. Surviving in addition to his father […]

Alford Roark, 45, dies

Alford Roark, 45, of Kingscreek, died June 29 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. A son of Dean Fields Roark of Kingscreek and the late George Roark, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Parrot and Lona Roark; maternal grandparents, “Big Ack” Astor and Glenna Fields; and father-in-law to be, Gary “Fuzz” Gentry. Mr. Roark was a member […]

Services planned for Melissa Ann Cook

Funeral services for Melissa Ann Day Cook, 46, of Cowan, will be held at 1 p.m. today (July 8) at Calvary Temple Church. Burial will follow in the Day Cemetery at Cowan. A daughter of Roger Sr. and Judy Adams Day of Cowan, she died July 3 at her residence. Surviving in addition to her parents are her husband, Larry […]

Services held for Dalna Conley

Dalna Wampler Conley, 97, died June 25 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home. A daughter of the late Daniel Richard Wampler and Ova Sturgill Wampler, she was the widow of Ivory Dee Conley. She was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Conley; a daughter, Jennifer Conley Walker; a son-in-law, Kyle Walker; and two grandsons, Shane Tackett and Erik Conley. […]

Wilma Mullins dies at 82

Wilma Mullins, 82, died June 27 at her residence in Mayking. She was a daughter of the late James Thomas and Geneva Young Goodman. Mrs. Mullins was a member of the Peoples Fundamental Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years. She and her husband traveled extensively. She was a member of the Pine Mountain Chapter of the […]

Services held for James Caudill

James “Sunshine Boy” Caudill, 78, of Ovenfork, died June 24 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center. He was a son of the late Howard and Mattie Fields Caudill. Surviving are three sons, James “Hoss” Caudill of Georgetown; David Steven Caudill of Elk Creek; and Joseph Howard Caudill of Blackey; two brothers, Tommy Caudill of Scottsburg Ind., and […]

Funeral services held for Jimmy Ray Adams

Jimmy Ray Adams, 81, of Jeremiah, died June 20 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.e was A son of the late Emmitt and Bertie Ison Adams, he was the widower of Jean Dixon Adams. Surviving are a son, Mike Adams and wife Fran of Sharps Chapel, Tenn.; a daughter, Mary Sturgill and husband Tim of Shelbyville; five grandchildren, Brett, Nikki, […]

Funeral services are set for Jack R. Collins

Funeral services for Jack R. Collins, 74, of Ermine, will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 24) at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Stallard Cemetery at Ermine. A son of the late Troy and Opal Holland Collins, he died June 21 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Surviving are his wife, Beulah Stallard Collins; five […]


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