Obituaries

Services are held for Della Mae Maggard

Della Mae Maggard, 90, died February 5 at Van. Born in West Liberty to the late Johnny Shearer and Stella Stacy Harvey, she was the widow of Morris Maggard. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Emma Jean Hughes, Rosa Lee Young, and Dorothy Kilburn. Mrs. Maggard enjoyed arts and crafts, sewing and crocheting. Surviving are three daughters, […]

Walter Jesse Baker buried at Millstone

Walter Jesse Baker, 56, died February 6 at his home in Deane. Born in Fleming, he was a son of the late Jesse and Ollie Hall Baker. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jesse Baker, Jr., John H. Baker and Levon Baker; a sister, Anna Rose Caudill; and a nephew, Curry Hall. Mr. Baker enjoyed making and […]

Rites held for Dorothy Brown

Dorothy Brown, 89, of Lexington, formerly of Jeremiah, died January 30 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. A daughter of the late Alva and Bettie Caudill, she was the widow of Wheeler Brown. Mrs. Brown took care of her parents, her husband and her niece until their deaths. She will be greatly missed. Surviving are a daughter, Lori Brown of […]

James R. Mullins dies at 73

James R. Mullins, 73 years of age of Jenkins, died Saturday, February 1, at Pikeville Medical Center. He was born October 23, 1946 in Pike County to the late George and Vonnie Burke Mullins. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charlie Bill Mullins, Johnny Lee Mullins, and Eles Wayne Mullins. Surviving are his wife, Jennifer […]

Services set for Mable Adams

Mable Adams, 89, of Whitesburg, died January 27 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home. The daughter of the late Dick and Mattie Adams Collins, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Diane Combs, and her husband Homer. Mrs. Adams was one of the founding members of the Colson Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She […]

Terry W. Wilson, 63, dies

Terry W. Wilson, 63, of Whitesburg, died January 24 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard. A son of the late Frank and Lillie Smith Wilson, he was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. He loved racing, fishing, four wheeling and spending time […]

Rites held for Donnie Rains, II

Donnie Victor Rains, II, 50, died January 21 at his home at Potter’s Fork. Born in Pontiac, Mich. to Linda Sue Rains of Potter’s Fork and the late Donnie Rains, he was a grandson of the late Victor and Reubena Rains, and Britton and Callie Stidham. Mr. Rains enjoyed hunting and fishing, riding allterrain vehicles, and University of Kentucky sports. […]

Winter hike set for Jan. 31

The Letcher County Extension Service will host a guided winter hike beginning at 8:30 a.m., January 31. Hikers will meet at the Extension office in Whitesburg and will be shuttled to Kingdom Come State Park. Those participating should bring a lunch and will return to the office about 2 p.m. To register, call 633-2362.

Billy Joe Collier dies at 88

Funeral services for Billy Joe Collier, 88, of Eolia, were held January 28 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Collier Cemetery at Eolia. The son of the late Curtis and Polly Colinger Collier, he died January 26 at his residence. Mr. Collier was the widower of Margaret Mae Anna Fisher Collier. Surviving are a daughter, Kimberly Craft and […]

Services held for Regina Logan

Regina Day Logan, 68, of Kingscreek, died January 24 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. Mrs. Logan was a daughter of the late George and Melissa Watts Day. Surviving are her husband, Glenn Logan; a daughter, Glenda Polly of Kingscreek; three brothers, Jack Day and wife Phyllis of Columbus Ind., Dauphus Day and wife Yvonne of […]


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