Obituaries

Frances Maggard succumbs at 75

Frances “Fran” Maggard, 75, of Louisville, died April 10. Born in Whitesburg to the late Harvey Carl and Della Williams Collier, she was a sister of the late Kenneth Collier. Mrs. Maggard taught English most of her career, and was retired from Bullitt East High School. She attended Berea College, where she was very active in folk dancing. She loved […]

Janice Cornett dies at 80

Janice Jewell Caudill Cornett, 80, died in Bowling Green on April 13. Born at Mayking, she was a daughter of the late Arlin and Verna Caudill. She was first married to Rufus Fugate, and they had five children. Mrs. Cornett was a member of the East Dayton Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio, and a former member of the Holiness Church […]

Rites held for Barbara McBee

Barbara Ann York McBee, 71, of Millstone, died April 8 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard. She was a daughter of the late Charles and Vera Pilkinton York. Surviving are her husband, Jesse Lee McBee, Sr.; two sons, Brian McBee and wife Lora of South Carolina, and Jesse McBee and wife Donna of Millstone; and […]

Services held for Jacqueline Maggard

Jacqueline Maggard, 86, died April 11 at her residence at Haymond. A daughter of the late Clinton and Janie Fleming Stewart, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James Williams, and her second husband, Burkless Maggard. Surviving are a son, James Williams and wife Dorella of Neon; a daughter, Sheila Wright of Neon; three grandchildren, Tennile Moore and […]

Services held for Hoby Johnson

Funeral services for Hoby Johnson, 67, of Deane, were held April 10 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial with military rites was in the Meade-Johnson Cemetery at Deane. Born in Whitesburg to the late James Johnson and Gladys Hall Johnson, he died April 6 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was the widower of Carol Sue Meade Johnson, a […]

Samp Hall, Jr. dies in Indiana

Samp Hall, Jr., 95, died April 13, at his home in Pekin, Ind. Born in McRoberts to the late Samp Hall, Sr. and Minerva Webb Hall, he was the widower of Glassie Fleming Hall. Mr. Hall was a retired electrician with Webb & Lee, and was a member of Pekin Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Luther Hall and […]

Gladys Lindholm dies at 101

Gladys C. Lindholm, 101, died April 13 at Morning Point Assisted Living in Richmond. Born at Combs Branch, she was the daughter of the late John and Martha Combs. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Hugh Combs and Sid Combs, and husbands, Lebert Bevens and David Lindholm. She worked with the Red Cross during World War II and […]

Rites held for Jack Holbrook, Sr.

Funeral services for Jack Kimber Holbrook, Sr., 75, were held April 13 Letcher Funeral Home and were followed by military honors. Burial was in the Haven Of Rest Cemetery at Mayking. A son of the late Gordon Bennett and Hazel Stallard Holbrook, he was the widower of Barbara Hall Holbrook. He died April 10 at his residence at Mayking. Surviving […]

Services set for Jackie Quillen

Funeral services for Jackie Quillen, 60, of Deane, will take place at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 17) at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Hall and Quillen Cemetery at Deane. A son of the late Ben and Pearlie Hall Quillen, he died April 14 at his residence at Deane. He was also preceded in death by a […]

Rites held in Ohio for man killed here

An Ohio man is dead after a tanker truck he was driving overturned and crashed through a guardrail on Sand Hill at Gordon. Barry Allen Bridges II, 37, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, died at the scene of the accident April 10, Letcher County Coroner Renee Campbell said. The road was closed for several hours last Wednesday while police investigated, and while […]


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