Obituaries

Rites held for Phillip Griffin

Phillip Ray Griffin, 62, of Jenkins, died January 1 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born in Jenkins to the late John Riley Griffin and Susie Ann Mullins Griffin, he was a brother of the late Bobby Joe Griffin, Paul Stephen Griffin, Reta Sharon Short, and Judy Ann Hopkins. Mr. Griffin was an avid Rolling Stones fan, and enjoyed his Harley […]

Alpha Stewart dies at 68

Alpha Cress Stewart, 68, of Neon, died December 18 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. A daughter of the late Floyd and Nora Hendrix Cress, she was the mother of the late Christopher Pease. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Haymond. She enjoyed spending time with her family and talking with her friends. […]

Funeral services held for Ila Amburgey Hall

Ila Amburgey Hall, 97, of Nicholasville, died December 26. A daughter of the late Laura Crace Amburgey and Manuel L. Amburgey, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell L. Hall; a son, Russell Daryl Hall; five brothers, Orel Amburgey, Bengie Amburgey, Willie Amburgey, Ted Amburgey and Owen Amburgey; and three sisters, Bernice Adams, Cleada Caudill, and Orpha […]

Marshall Wyatt dies at 43

Marshall Allen Wyatt, 43, of Jenkins, died December 21 in Rutledge, Tenn. Born in Whitesburg, he was a son of Elizabeth Wyatt of Jenkins and the late Rush Floyd Wyatt. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Rebecca Sue Wyatt. Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Tracy Wyatt; two sons, Marshall Allen Wyatt II of […]

Rites held for Stephanie Sturgill

Funeral services for Stephanie Lynn Sturgill, 50, of Whitesburg, were held December 29 at Kings Chapel Church. Burial was in the American Legion Cemetery in Whitesburg. A daughter of her father, Burns “Duke” Mullins, and stepmother Kathy, and mother, Joan Ison Reed, and stepfather Joe, all of Whitesburg, she died December 25 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Surviving in addition […]

Harold ‘Hobert’ Sergent buried at Indian Creek

Harold “Hobert” Sergent, 87, of Indian Creek, died December 24 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born in the house where he lived most of his life, he was a son of the late William Henry and Ollie Cook Sergent, and the widower of June Bentley Sergent. Mr. Sergent worked as a coal truck driver for more than thirty years, and […]


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