Obituaries

Lloyd Caudill succumbs at 61

Lloyd Randall Caudill, 61, died Tuesday, November 16, at his home on Campbranch. He was a son of the late Lloyd and Volena Collins Caudill, and a brother of the late Rodney Caudill. Surviving are two sisters, Mary Niece of Campbranch, and Wanda Sexton of Whitesburg. Funeral services for Mr. Caudill were held Friday, November 19, at Letcher Funeral Home […]

Services held for Misty Niece

Misty Lashae Niece, 38, of Sandlick, died Tuesday, November 16, in Whitesburg. A daughter of Rodney Taylor and the late Imoa Faye Niece Taylor, she was the mother of the late Asia Shaylynn Michelle Niece. Surviving in addition to her father are a sister, Michelle Rene Niece and husband David of Knott County; two nephews, Austin Bowling of Jenkins, and […]

Services held for Willie Spangler

Willie Spangler, 84, died November 14 at his residence in Neon. Born in Lester, he was a son of the late Tom and Belvia Hall Spangler and the father of the late Danny Wayne Spangler. Mr. Spangler was well known throughout the area as a custom cabinetmaker and master woodworker. He was a visionary in his craft. He was baptized […]

Alla Faye Terry dies at 80

Alla Faye Terry, 80, of Glasgow, died Sunday, November 14, at the Barren County Nursing and Rehab Center. A daughter of the late Monroe and Cletis Collier, formerly of Jackhorn, she was the widow of Gordon D. Terry. Mrs. Terry was also preceded in death by a brother, Luther Potter, and two sisters, Betty Lou Holmes and Gloria “Mousie” Sloan. […]

Bertha Brummett dies at 55

Funeral services for Bertha M. Brummett, 55, were held November 10 at the New Beginnings Assembly of God in Jenkins. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. A daughter of the late Jesse McFall and Bonnie Stewart McFall and the widow of George Brummett, she was born in Whitesburg. She died November 7 at Baptist Health in Paducah. Surviving […]

Nina Honeycutt dies at 38

Nina Lynnette Honeycutt, 38, died October 15 at her residence in Payne Gap. A daughter of Lyn Mullins Ingram and the late Harold Lee Vance, she was of the Pentecostal faith and lived most of her life in Letcher County. She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Lee Vance; her paternal grandparents, Robert and Louise Vance; maternal grandparents, […]

Services are held for Troy Johnson, Sr.

Troy Johnson, Sr., 66, of Virgie, died October 20 at Pikeville Medical Center. He was a son of Virgie Marie Johnson and the late Willie G. Johnson, and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was a retired coal miner and carpenter. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two brothers; Coy Johnson and […]

Bronze Star veteran Bill Combs, 97, dies

Bill Combs, 97, of Ermine, died November 10 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born on Friday Branch to John Combs and Martha Reynolds Combs, when he was six days old, the entire family moved to their homeplace on Combs Branch where John Combs had built their lifelong home, much like Bill Combs did for his own family. A Bronze Star […]

Funeral services held for Edison Banks, Sr.

Edison Glenn Banks, Sr., 86, died November 8, at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born on Little Cowan to the late Earl and Louanna Caudill Banks, he grew up in the same house, and left home only to go to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee. He attended college for one year and then joined the U.S. Air Force, and served four […]

Tommy Dinsmore dies at 77

Tommy Dinsmore, 77, died November 8 at his home at Mayking. A son of the late James Wiley and Hattie Mae Maggard Dinsmore, he was a brother of the late Dallas Dinsmore, James Dinsmore, George Edward Dinsmore, Dan McDonald Dinsmore, Lena Lewis, Shirley Vance, Nina Lee Maggard, and Corrine Herrin. Surviving are three brothers, David Dinsmore and Halfred Dinsmore, both […]


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