Obituaries

Frances Maggard succumbs at 75

Frances “Fran” Maggard, 75, of Louisville, died April 10. Born in Whitesburg to the late Harvey Carl and Della Williams Collier, she was a sister of the late Kenneth Collier. Mrs. Maggard taught English most of her career, and was retired from Bullitt East High School. She attended Berea College, where she was very active in folk dancing. She loved […]

Bernice Smail dies at 79

Bernice Hampton Smail, 79, of Blackey, died March 30 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. She was the daughter of the late Willie and Elma Bowling Hampton. Surviving are a brother, Relon Hampton of Dry Fork; a sister, Betty Ruth Hampton Hatton of Blackey; seven nieces, Teresa King, Betty Combs, Mary Jo Johnson, Lisa Kerr, Sheila Hampton, Windy Hampton and […]

Josephine Blair Breeding buried at Isom Cemetery

Josephine Blair Breeding, 85, of Jeremiah, died April 5 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Rankin and Lucinda Smith Blair, she was the widow of John D. Breeding, Jr. Mrs. Breeding was also preceded in death by her son, Greg Breeding, and a sister, Elva Crocker. Surviving are a son, David Mark Breeding of Isom; a […]

Services set for Tommy Phillips

Funeral services for Tommy Nathaniel Phillips, 74, of Bill Moore Branch, will be held at 6 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Seco Freewill Baptist Church. Visitation will take place at 5 p.m. today at the church. Burial will be at noon Thursday at the family cemetery at Seco. A son of the late Woodrow Wilson and Sarah Taylor Phillips, he died […]

Services held for Sulah Ann Cox

Sulah Ann Cox, 64, died April 4 at Pikeville Medical Center. A daughter of the late Milburn and Ruby Tucker Cox, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Eric Cox. She worked for 44 years for the Jenkins School System and retired as the cafeteria manager at Burdine Elementary School. She also worked 20 years at Golden Years […]

Rites held for Kristofer Caudill

Kristofer Horst Caudill, 39, died April 7 at his home at Hallie. He was son of Ute Akerman Caudill of Jeremiah, and the late Larry Caudill. Surviving in addition to his mother are his fiancée, Christy Campbell; a son, Keagan McKinley Tate Caudill of Hallie; and a brother, Benjamin Caudill of Jeremiah. Funeral services for Mr. Caudill were held April […]

Rites held for William Watts

William B. Watts, 82, of Allen’s Crossing near Osgood, Ind., died Friday, April 5, at his home. Born at Hallie to the late Pearl and Cinda Smith Watts, he was the widower of Betty DeBurger Watts. He was preceded in death by two children, Brenda and Randy, and seven brothers, Fred, Pearl Jr., Jay, Dee Lawrence, Billie, Bub, and Virgie […]

Rites held for Tracie Lee McClain

Funeral services for Tracie Lee McClain, 38, were held April 6 in Pound, Va., Burial was in the Hubbard family cemetery in Wise, Va. A daughter of Tracy and Edna Dollarhyde Church of Wise, Va., she died April 3 at her home in Wise. Mrs. McClain enjoyed the outdoors, swimming and camping. She was preceded in death by an infant […]

Barbara Sue Potter dies at 71

Barbara Sue Potter, 71, died April 3 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born in Whitesburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Hattie Hall Dishman and the widow of Sam D. Potter. Mrs. Potter loved singing and going to church. Surviving are two sons, Glendal Johnson and wife Sheila of Jasper, Ala., and Derrick Potter of Jackhorn; three […]

Stanley Caudill succumbs at 66

Stanley Ray Caudill, 66, of Whitesburg, died April 3 at Pikeville Medical Center. The son of the late Carl and Gypsie Long Caudill, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Linda Mahala Williams. Surviving are his former wife, Gena Caudill; a stepson, Frederick Smith of Viper; a daughter, Carley Caudill of Whitesburg; a sister, Lana Gresham of Shelbiana; […]


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