Obituaries

Rites held for Maxine Trent

Funeral services for Maxine Yvonne Trent, 27, were held in Whitesburg December 4. She died November 30 at her home at Water Valley in western Kentucky. A daughter of Bennett and Sherri Buckett Trent, both of who survive her, she was the mother of young sons Austin James Trent and Lucas Ryan Conner Trent, both living at home. Other survivors […]

Rites held for Lora Collins

Funeral services for Lora Edna Collins, 85, were held November 21 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Mrs. Collins, who was born at Pottertown to the late Samuel and Maryland Johnson Bentley, died at her home at Jackhorn on November 17. The widow of Howard Collins, she was also preceded in death by three sisters, June, Cindy and Dexter, and […]

Services held for Linda Cammuse

Graveside services were held at the Maggard family cemetery in Whitesburg recently for Linda S. Cammuse, 70, of Hatton in Shelby County. A former resident of Whitesburg, Mrs. Cammuse died November 8. She was retired after 44 years from the Crestview Healthcare. Mrs. Cammuse was a daughter of the late Willard and Dorthy Maggard, and the widow of Lee R. […]

Margaret Jane Bentley buried in Clintwood

Funeral services for Margaret Jane Bentley, 72, of Jenkins, were held November 20 at the Polly & Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial was in Eagle Rock Cemetery in Clintwood, Virginia. Born in Clintwood, Virginia to the late Hubert and Gertrude Mullins, she died November 15 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was a member of the People’s Fundamental […]

Letcher Co. native dies in Deleware

Daniel Adams, age 73, of New Castle, Delaware, formerly of Ermine, passed away on November 22. Dan worked at General Motors and Newport Builders. He enjoyed fishing, tending to his yard and detailing cars. Dan was devoted to his family and loved spending time with his granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Rena Adams […]

Deloris Fleming, 85, dies

Funeral services for Deloris Fleming, 85, were held November 24 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Hemphill Cemetery at Hemphill. Born in Pike County to the late Kennis and Caldonia Johnson, Mrs. Fleming died November 20 at Baptist Health in Corbin. She was the widow of Sol Fleming, and the mother of the late Chan and […]

Richmond man buried here

Funeral services for Donald Keith Banks, 65, of Richmond, were held November 24 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Whitco Cemetery. A son of the late James Oscar and Emma Colwell Banks, Banks died November 18 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. He was avid University of Kentucky sports fan, and also enjoyed fishing. Surviving are his wife of […]

Pollyanna Slone dies at 58

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Little Colley for Pollyanna “Nana” Slone, 58. She died November 25 at Baptist Health in Lexington after a long illness. Mrs. Slone was born in Martin in Floyd County to the late Eunice Rose Hall Mounts and Tommy Mounts. A former Letcher County resident and graduate of Tates Creek High School in Lexington, she […]

Funeral services held for Lester Ray Brown

Lester Ray Brown, 71, of Deane, died November 20 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard. He was a son of the late Astor A. and Alpha Maurine Wright Brown. Surviving are one brother, Astor E. Brown of Deane; two nephews, Elmer Brown of Jenkins and David Brown of Alabama; and a niece, Rebecca Jent of […]

Rites held here for Pauline Standifer

Funeral services for Pauline Campbell Standifer, 82, were held Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg. Mrs. Standifer, the widow of Herbert Hoover Standifer, died November 24 at her home at Whitco. She was born at Benham in Harlan County to the late Riley and Stella Mae Cook Campbell. She enjoyed reading and working with arts and crafts. Surviving […]


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