Bradley Barker dies at 47

Bradley W. Barker, 47, of Columbus, Ind., died Wednesday, January 6, after a courageous battle with Huntington’s Disease. The son of Harold Wayne and Mariearle Day Barker, he was employed since the age of 18 with CASE Construction. He was an outdoor enthusiast, where he enjoyed riding and racing all-terrain vehicles. Surviving in addition to his parents are two sisters, […]

Memorial services are planned for Alton Long

Memorial services will be held for Alton Long, 76, of Ermine, will be held on January 22 at the Neon Reformed Presbyterian Church, and streamed on Seth Long’s Facebook page. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. and the service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held in Spring City, Penn., at a later date, and at that time his […]

Marie Wells dies at 85

Marie Wells, 85, of Whitesburg, died Monday, January 4, at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Ark and Ethel Gibson Isaac, she was the widow of Arthur Wells. Surviving are a son, Arthur Russell Wells and wife Annette of London; three daughters, Jina Patton and husband Randall of London, Wilma Wells of Whitesburg, and Betty Fleming of […]

Services set for Burnam Fowler

Burnam Arthur Fowler, 52, died January 9 at the University of Louisville Medical Center. Born in Harlan County, he was a son of the late Perry and Marcella Pelly Fowler. Mr. Fowler was a member of the Forgiven Ministries Church in Whitesburg. He was the drummer in the church band and enjoyed sharing his passion of music as a ministry. […]

Funeral services held for Virginia Geraldine Haynes

Graveside services were held for Virginia Geraldine “Gerri’ Smith Haynes, 88. Born in Belcraft to the late Hewey and Leona Ellis Smith, she died January 4. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be announced at a later date. The widow of Charles Haynes, Jr., she was also preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher, and siblings, James, Herbert, Denny, and […]

Johnnie B. Maggard dies at 96

Johnnie B. Maggard, 96, died January 9 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Lee Maggard; a son, Billy Maggard; a daughter, Betty Maggard; and two grandsons, Kenneth Banks and Bennett Banks Jr., along with his parents James and Dinah Maggard. Surviving are five daughters, Shirley Maggard of Neon, Joyce Cornett and husband Lester of […]

Graveside services held for Waylon Whitaker,72

Graveside services for Waylon Whitaker, 72, of Hallie, were held Saturday, January 9, at the Jont Cornett Cemetery at Hallie. A son of the late George and Devenee Whitaker, he died January 7. Mr. Whitaker had served in the Vietnam War, and was a member of the Southeast Blacksmiths Association, Southeastern Kentucky Shawnee Eagle Tribe, Disabled American Veterans Post 64, […]

Services are held for Dan Mitchell Lucas

Dan Mitchell Lucas, 75, of Thornton, died January 8, at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the son of the late Denver and Maewood Lucas. Surviving are his wife, Betty Banks Lucas; three children, Mitchell Lucas and wife Kim of Somerset, Anthony Lucas and wife Debra of Kona, and Kevin Lucas and wife Gina of Thornton; […]

Services set for Anthony Shortt

Funeral services for Anthony Oliver Shortt, 61, will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, January 13) at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial will follow in the American Legion Cemetery in Whitesburg. A son of Lois Bolling Shortt and the late Edmond F. Shortt, he died January 8 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Surviving in addition to his mother […]

Randel Dean Holbrook is buried at Ermine cemetery

Randel Dean Holbrook, 60, died January 8 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born in New York to the late Eddie and Corene Holbrook, he was a mechanic and enjoyed traveling and fishing with his father-in-law, Daryl Boggs, and friend, Doug Hall. Mr. Holbrook was an avid Wildcat and NASCAR fan. Surviving are his wife, Julie Boggs […]

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