Betty Applegate, 74, of Tollesboro, passed away June 23, 2006. She was the widow of Carl Douglas Applegate.
Mrs. Applegate painted and wall papered and also ran a mini- home for health care of the elderly and disabled. She was a member of the Hickory Grove Church.
Born in Lewis County on April 25, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Glen and Geneva Hardymon Fite.
Surviving are four children, Jan Fuller of Maysville, June (Albert) Grierson of Tollesboro and Delmar Dean (Debbie) Applegate and Kevin (Dianna) Applegate, both of Orangeburg; a beloved niece, Denene (Junior) Zornes of Tollesboro; and two sisters, Sammy Sasaway of Wilmington, Ohio and Shirley Free of Maysville.
Preceding her in death were two sons, Sandy and Dan Applegate; and brothers and sisters, Jessie Wells, Denny Fite, Jean King and Maurice Fite.
Funeral services were conducted June 25 at Barbour and Son Funeral Home in Tollesboro with Bro. Jerry Blevins officiating. Burial was in the Mount Tabor Cemetery.
Mary Margaret Clark
Mary Margaret Clark, 88, of Maysville, passed away June 20, 2006, at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.
Mrs. Clark was a member of the First Baptist Church where she had served as chairman of the decorating committee and president of the Women's Missionary Union. She retired as a cook on the barge "Nancy Sturgis" for Crounse Corporation and formerly worked for Carol Jean Flowers and the Maysville Flower Shop. When she lived in Cincinnati, she worked at the Chicago Market.
Born in Mason County on April 19, 1918, she was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Rosina Marie Castator Chain.
Surviving are two daughters, Jacquelyn (Robert) Hall and Christy (Kirk) Clarke, both of Maysville; seven grandchildren, Robert A. Hall, Tammi Denham, Tanya Gray, Holli Lowe, Heather Strode and Caroline Ullery, all of Maysville, and Jack Clarke of Nashville, Tenn.; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Violet Wallingford of Maysville and Fay Henderson of Tollesboro.
Preceding her in death were one son, Ronald Lynn Clark; one brother, Henry R. Chain; and one sister, Frances Rigdon.
Funeral services were conducted June 26 at the First Baptist Church with Revs. C. Wayne Barnett and Tony Leiss officiating. Burial was in the Charter Oak Cemetery.
Thomas "Snorkey" Ellis, 67, formerly of Lewis County, died at his home in Purcell, Okla., on June 15, 2006.
Mr. Ellis worked as a hotel custodian and served in the United States Army.
Born in Lewis County on Sept. 3, 1938, he was the son of the late John Walker and Ann Eibel Ellis.
Surviving are a daughter, Kimberlee Ellis of Tollesboro; three grandchildren, Erin Addison, Josh Ellis and Jesse Ellis, all of Lewis County; five sisters and brothers, Virginia Osborne of Dayton, Ohio, Celia Mills of Cincinnati, Frank (Barbara) Ellis of Coatsville, Ind., Joan (Owen) Porter of Avon, Ind. and Larry Ellis of Lexington, Okla.
Funeral services were conducted June 23 at the Barbour and Son Funeral Home in Tollesboro. Burial was in the East Fork Cemetery.
Pattye Whyte Richardson
Pattye Sue Whyte Richardson, 46, formerly of Maysville, died suddenly at her home June 22, 2006, in Nashville.
Born in Fleming County, she was the daughter of the late Wendell and Gertrude Whyte.
Surviving are her husband, Dr. Elisha Richardson; three sons, Scott, Mark and Jonathan Richardson; four grandchildren; a sister, Dr. Olivia (Robert) Thomas of Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Wendell (Laura Ella) Whyte of Cincinnati; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.
Funeral services were conducted June 26 at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville.
Lewis and Wright Funeral Home served the family.