Obituaries

Memorial set for Ann Gillespie

Donnie Fields, Dottie Fields, Kim Caborn and Jill Brown, along with their families, will host a Celebration of Life for their mother and sister, Ann Brown Gillespie, who passed away on Saturday, May 25, at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. The celebration will be on Monday, June 17, from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m., at Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg. This will […]

Services held for Ed Collier

Ed Collier, 83, died June 7 at his home in Premium. Born to the late Samuel and Mary Holbrook Collier, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Can MacKinley; a grandson, William Edward Hall; a sister; Betty Potter; and three brothers, Johnny Wayne Collier, Denver Collier and Billy Collier. Mr. Collier was an avid hunter and dog trader […]

Margurite R. Schell was Backgammon champion

Memorial services for Margurite R. Schell were held recently at Kingscreek. A daughter of the late Isaac Howard and Cora Marie Polly Ratliff, she died May 10 at the Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She was the widow of Fleming C. “Bud” Clardy, and was later married to Leonard Schell, who also preceded her in death. She enjoyed […]

Rites held for Cathy Mullins

Funeral services for Cathy F. Mullins, 58, were held June 2 at the Polly & Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial was in the Elkins Cemetery in Clintwood, Virginia. Born in Jenkins to the late Bud Mullins and Jolene Elkins Mullins, she died May 28 at her home in Dunham. She was a sister of the late Jeff Mullins, her […]

Geneviee Fitzpatrick succumbs

Geneviee Polly Fitzpatrick, 71, died May 30 at her home at Mayking. Born in Mayking to the late James Henry Polly and Ritter Elizabeth Webb Polly, she was the widow of John D. Fitzpatrick III. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was the mother of the late Stephen Polly, and a sister of the late Eva Joy Adams, Glenna Mae Hicks, Roy Dean Polly, […]

Services held for Billy Noble

Funeral services for Billy Con Noble, 71, of Deane, were held June 2 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial was in the Wright Cemetery at Whitaker. Mr. Noble, who died May 30, was a member of the original 30 of the first class of Job Corps, where he learned to operate heavy equipment. He later worked 40 years in […]

Roger Dell Johnson rites held

Funeral services for Roger Dell Johnson, 67, of Jenkins, were held June 4 at the Hemphill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Vanover Cemetery at Jenkins. Born in Jenkins to the late Virnel and Margaret Vanover Johnson, he died May 31 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was the president of the UMWA Local 1468 and a member of […]

Services held for Dorothy Kiser

Dorothy Hall Kiser, 70, died May 30 at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Born in Jackhorn to the late Robert Estill Hall and Hazel Miller Hall, she was the widow of Teddy Wayne Kiser Sr. Along with her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Russell “Rusty” Kiser. Mrs. Kiser worked as a licensed practical […]

Linda Sexton buried at Mayking

Linda Ann Sexton, 66, died May 31 at her home in Millstone. She was a daughter of the late James and Aileen Bentley Hampton, and a sister of the late Jimmy Hampton, Michael Hampton, and Vivian Hall. Surviving are a son, Daniel A Sexton and fiancé Roseanna Perkins of Smoot Creek; a daughter, Marie A. Tackett and husband Johnnie of […]

Rites held for Hassell Hampton

Hassell Lee Hampton, 60, of Eolia, died June 2 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A son of Tate and Inez Brock Hampton of Eolia, he was a brother of the late Judy Branham. He was a coal miner for nearly 30 years and enjoyed riding 4-wheelers. Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Marcella Hampton; three daughters, […]


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