Obituaries

Rites set for Mary Jo Webb

Funeral services for Mary Jo Webb, 79, of Mayking, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16, at Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Thornton Cemetery. Visitation will be at 6 p.m. Thursday and 6 p.m. Friday at Letcher Funeral Home. A daughter of the late William and Sally Ann Holbrook Day, she was the widow […]

Services held for Fond Meade

Fond F. Meade, 89, died March 2 at Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio. Born in Pound, Va., to the late Oliver W. Meade and Dessie Bauguess Meade, he was the widower of Leora Meade. Mr. Meade was also preceded in death by four brothers, Dempsey, Otto, Luther and Tate, and three sisters, Hazel, Pauline and Lida. A kind and […]

Services today for Jim Howard Banks

Funeral services for Jim Howard Banks, 63, of Cowan, will be held at noon today (March 13) at King’s Chapel Church. Burial will follow in the Astor Fields Cemetery at Cowan. The son of the late Howard and Juna Dollarhide Banks, he was the widower of Henrietta Fields Banks. He died March 10 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. Surviving […]

Sharon Hash dies at 70

Sarah G. Hash, 70, died February 21 in Vidalia, Ga. She was a daughter of the late Ballard and Edith Fleming, and was also preceded in death by three sisters, Carrie Abdonte, Mable Burke and Mildred Reese, and two brothers, David Fleming and Roger Dale Fleming. Mrs. Hash attended Stevens Church of God. She was a former employee of Mamma […]

Services held for Helen M. Adams

Funeral services were held March 2, 2019, for Helen M. Adams, 89, of Isom. She passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard after a long illness. Helen was the daughter of the late Marion Ross Minor and Betty Jane Caudill Minor. She was born in Pardee, Va., and grew up […]

Jonah Mitchell succumbs at 85

Jonah Mitchell, 85, of Fenton, Mich., formerly of Somerset, died March 11. Services will be held at a later date with arrangements by Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton, Mich. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

Rites held for Edna Tackett

Funeral services for Edna Tackett, 61, were held March 9 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Polly Cemetery at Bill Moore Branch. Born in Jenkins to Anna Williams Polly of Bill Moore Branch and the late Lester J. Polly, she died March 6 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home in Whitesburg. Mrs. Tackett was the widow of Charles Tackett. She attended […]

Services are held for Glen ‘Sonny’ Damron

Glen Leslie “Sonny” Damron, 75 of Whitesburg, formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, March 4, at Pikeville Medical Center. Born in Pikeville to the late Bernard and Margie Helvey Damron, he was a brother of the late Dollie Billiter. Mr. Damron was a Bell South cable repairman for 32 years, was a member of the Bell South Pioneers and the Communication […]

Services set for Hugh Holbrook

Hugh Holbrook, 78, of Whitco, died March 3 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. A son of the late Annias Holbrook and Verdie Pence Day, he was the widower of Geneva Trent Holbrook. Surviving are two sons, Hugh Stanley Holbrook Jr. of Dry Fork and Randall Allen Holbrook and wife Rebecca of Whitco; a daughter, Suzanne Russell of Norton, Va.; […]

Services held for Dorothy Knight

Dorothy “Dot” Fields Knight, 87, of Windsor Gardens Assisted Living in Georgetown, died February 25 at University of Kentucky HealthCare in Lexington. Born in Whitesburg to the late Corbin and Dolly Day Fields, she was the widow of Johnny Knight. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Carl, Johnny, James Harry, and Glen Fields; […]


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