Obituaries

Johns Reynolds dies at 48

John Christopher Reynolds, 48, died January 6 at his home in Orlando, Fla. Born in Whitesburg to James L. Reynolds and the late Wanda Rogers Reynolds, he was graduated from Whitesburg High School and Eastern Kentucky University where he majored in Police Administration. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and had a career as a police officer. Mr. Reynolds had […]

Services set for Alice Cvetnich

Alice Cvetnich, 81, of Jenkins, died January 12 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Bill and Ethel McCall Anderson, she was the widow of Victor Cvetnich. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Vickie Dorton and Karla Johnson; seven brothers, Douglas, Billy, Don, Noah, Clyde, Delmer, and Charles; and a grandchild, Kevin Mullins. Mrs. […]

Services held for Sandra Day

Sandra K. Day, 71, of Cowan, died Tuesday, January 7, at the Parkview Nursing Home in Shelby Valley. She was a daughter of the late Clayton and Orpha Day. Surviving are three sisters, Kathy Sword and husband Robert, Marcia Roberts and husband Eddie, and Barbara Banks and husband John, all of Cowan; three nephews, Daniel Sword, Clayton Banks, and James […]

Cecile W. Conatser dies at 95

Cecile W. Conatser, 95, died January 11 at her residence in Whitesburg. A daughter of the late Tom and Lizzie Boatwright Williams, she was the widow of Elmer Conatser. She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Dean Conatser, and two sisters, Helen Pace and Ruth Banks. Surviving are a son, Chuck Conatser and wife Marlene of Whitesburg; […]

Barbara Morgan dies at 79

Funeral services for Barbara Sue Burke Morgan, 79, of Hazard, formerly of McRoberts, will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, January 11, at Deane Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Kenneth B. Gooch Cemetery at Deane. Visitation will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Deane Baptist Church. A daughter of the late Prentice and Sarah Tackett […]

Jimmy Bert Adams, 53, dies

Jimmy Bert Adams, 53, of Whitco, died December 29. A son of the late Henry C. “Bert” and Maxine Trent Adams, he was a brother of the late Henry Dean Adams, Michael “Hoss” Adams, and Tammy Yvonne Adams. He is survived by two brothers, Bobby Adams and wife Kathy of Whitco, and Tony Adams and wife Brenda of McKee; a […]

Services held for Stephen Robert Smith

Visitation services for the late Stephen Robert Smith, 44, of Deane, were held December 31 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Born in Marietta, Ga., to Robert Hughes Smith and Frankie Diane Greenway Smith, now of Boone, N.C., he died December 28 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Scarlett Jolene Stewart Smith; […]

Charles Blair succumbs at 81

Funeral services for Charles Arlie Blair, 81, were held January 2 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. A son of the late Eslie and Myrtle Blair, he died December 27 at his home in Morehead. Mr. Blair was the widower of Margaret Blair, and was also preceded in death by two brothers, […]

Services held for Imogene Sexton

Imogene Sexton, 89, died January 1 at her home at Colson. Born at Colson to the late Grant and Hettie Banks Sturgill, she was the widow of Lovell Sexton. Mrs. Sexton was a member of Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and enjoyed traveling. Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Wilson and husband Terry of Colson, […]

Funeral services planned for Gary Wayne Lemaster

Funeral services for Gary Wayne Lemaster, 72, will be held today (January 8) at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial will follow in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. Born in Haymond to the late Lindon Lemaster and Laura Morgan Lemaster, he died January 5 at his home in Jackhorn. Mr. Lemaster was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and served […]


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