Mildred Crum, 82, of Lexington, formerly of Johnson County, died Friday, August 11, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Mrs. Crum was born May 25, 1918, in Paintsville, to the late Charles and Mintie VanHoose Bell.
Surviving are her husband, Clyde Crum of Lexington; one daughter, Patricia Stambaugh of Lexington; and one granddaughter.
Funeral services were held August 14 at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel, with Larry Joe Bayes officiating.
Burial was in Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville.
Truck driver Joe Melvin McKenzie, 65, of Flat Gap, died Saturday, August 12, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center.
Mr. McKenzie was born March 16, 1935, in Johnson County, to the late Charley and Mausie Cantrell McKenzie.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Malinda Pauline McKenzie.
Surviving are three sons, Garry of Flat Gap, Doug of Maringo, Ohio, and Kenny of Fredericktown, Ohio; two daughters, Annie Lloyd and Betty Wright, both of Fredericktown; four brothers, Eldon of Paintsville, Hubert of Yuma, Arizona, James of Clio, Michigan, and Elmon of Olive Green, Ohio; three sisters, Mabel Cantrell of Flat Gap, Barbara Johnson of Prestonsburg and Martha Blair of Delaware, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held August 15 at Old Cold Springs United Baptist Church, with Elders Donald Baldwin, Thoral Daniels and Perry Moore officiating.
Burial was in McKenzie Family Cemetery at Flat Gap, with Paintsville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Retired coal miner Bert Tackett, 95, of McDowell, died Saturday, August 12, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Mr. Tackett was born February 15, 1905, in Floyd County, to the late William Basel and Rhoda White Tackett. He was a member of UMWA of McDowell and Little Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church, New Salem Association.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Irene (Renie) Hamilton Tackett.
Surviving are two sons, Harold and Billy Tackett, both of McDowell; five daughters, Glenda Quals of Paintsville, Birdie Tuttle of Prestonsburg, Ruby Bailey Smith of Pippa Passes, Ethel Meade of McDowell and Iva Lee Brown of Columbus, Ohio; and 21 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 15, at Little Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church, New Salem Association, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.
Burial was in McDowell Community Cemetery, with Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 14, for Madge Montgomery, 86, of Paintsville, who died August 11 at Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Montgomery was born July 13, 1914, in Magoffin County, to the late Dockie and Dove Helton Skaggs. She was a retired merchant, having owned and operated a general store in Paintsville.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Montgomery.
Surviving are one son, Elden Montgomery of Paintsville; two daughters, Jean Montgomery and Sue Baldridge, both of Paintsville; four brothers, Lannie and Hollie Skaggs, both of Ashland, Ollie Skaggs of Morrow, Ohio, and Charlie Skaggs of Salyersville; three sisters, Zula Jenkins of Sample, Felcie Helton of Morrow, Ohio, and Alice Montgomery of Waverly, Ohio; and two grandsons and one step-grandchild.
Officiating at services at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel were Revs. Larry Blair and Danny Ward.
Burial was in Head of Coon Cemetery at Salyersville.
Paintsville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for James Coy Smith, 82, of Flat Gap, who died Wednesday, August 2, at Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Smith was born November 13, 1917, in Morgan County, to the late John and Teresa Smith. He was a carpenter’s assistant.
Surviving are his wife, Esther Smith; one daughter, Shirley Shoonover of Dayton, Ohio; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held August 5, at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel, with Revs. Ellis Hamilton and Jeff Blanton officiating.
Burial followed at Conley Family Cemetery, Flat Gap.
James E. Preston, 83, died Saturday, August 5, at his Hager Hill residence.
Mr. Preston was born April 17, 1917, in Johnson County, to the late Ervin and Addie Meek Preston. He was a miner.
Surviving are his wife, Lorraine Fairchild Preston; two step-sons, Jimmy Dye of Hager Hill and Ronnie Dye of Jacksonville, Florida; four step-daughters, Maggie Medicus of Hager Hill, Tammy Lowe and Darlene Osborne, both of West Van Lear, and Florence Spencer of Fruithurst, Alabama; one brother, Jack Boyd of Lima, Ohio; and 11 step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held August 7 at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel, with Harold Auxier and Ted Dawson officiating.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Thursday, August 10, for Carl Curtis Robinson, 84, who died August 7 at his East Point residence.
Mr. Robinson was born November 13, 1915, in Floyd County, to the late Samuel L. “Sam” and Josie Music Robinson. He was a retired miner/welder.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel and Earnest Robinson; and three sisters, Ocie Patrick, Minnie Arms and Zora Marshall.
Surviving are his wife, Opal Whitaker Robinson; one son, Kenneth Robinson of East Point; one daughter, Carol Jean Pelphrey of East Point; and three grandchildren.
Officiating at 1 p.m. services at Whitaker Freewill Baptist Church will be Hubert Slone.
Burial will follow in the family cemetery at East Point, with Jones-Preston Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 6, for Nancy Stewart, 96, of Paintsville, who died August 4, at Woodland Oaks Healthcare Facility.
Mrs. Stewart was born November 7, 1903, in Johnson County, to the late Ben and Sarah Sammons Delong. She was retired from Union News of Ashland.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sturgill Stewart, in 1950.
Surviving are two sons, Raymond and Glen Arlo Stewart, both of Ashland; one daughter, Ernestine McDade of Franklin, Ohio; one brother, Bill Delong of Van Lear; one sister, Audrey Deerfield of Cleveland, Ohio; and 11 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Officiating at services at Paintsville Church of Christ was Steve Miller.
Burial was in Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville, with Jones-Preston Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Paintsville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Clara Pennington, 90, who died Wednesday, August 2, at Hospice of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio.
Mrs. Pennington was born February 25, 1910, at Falcon, to the late Edward and Mary Salyers Blanton. She was a member of the Little Paint United Baptist Church.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Pennington; one son, Raymond Blair; and one stepson, Paul Pennington.
Surviving are three daughters, Lillian Faye Lockmiller of Dayton, Ohio, Vivian Shultz of Beaver Creek, Ohio, and Janet Stapleton of Huber Heights, Ohio; four stepdaughters, Billie Howard of Covington, Ohio, Betty Lemaster of Columbus, Ohio, Sue Conley of Springfield, Ohio, and Mary Tackett of Xenia, Ohio; five stepsons, Jack, Keith and Douglas Pennington, all of Oil Springs, and Joe and Tommy Pennington, both of Oil Springs; two sisters, Esta Blair of Flatwoods and Pearl Ginter of Kissimmee, Florida; and 33 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held today, Friday, at 11 a.m. at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel, with Elders J.D. Rice and Joe Carroll officiating.
Burial will follow in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Funeral services will be held today, Friday, August 4, for Thomas E. George, 84, of West Van Lear, who died August 1 at Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Mr. George was born March 29, 1916, in Floyd County, to the late Malcolm and Virginia Emily Conley George. He was a miner and member of the First Church of God of Paintsville.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou George.
Surviving are one son, Clay George of Sitka; one daughter, Tommie L. Kendrick of West Van Lear; two brothers, Clyde George of Prestonsburg and Melvin George of Adrian, Michigan; and two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Officiating at 1 p.m. services at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel will be Revs. Trevor Belcher and Dewey E. Music.
Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville.
Carl Dean Fields
Thelma resident Carl Dean Fields, 24, died Saturday, September 23, at his residence.
Born February 29, 1976, in Johnson County, he was the son of Dean Fields and Eva Bradley Fields.
Survivors also include his wife, Heather Lynn Cantrell Fields; one daughter, Ebony Nicole Fields; and one brother, Steven Fields.
Funeral services were held September 27 at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel with Ellis Hamilton and Roger Hill officiating.
Burial followed in Lakeview Memorial Cemetery at Staffordsville.
Archie Crislip, 76, died September 28, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.
Born January 15, 1924, in Kerz, he was the son of the late Frederick and Rosalee (McKinzie) Crislip. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a mechanic at Ford Motor Company for 31 years.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen E. Schmaus Crislip; one son, Edward Mark Crislip of Ypsilanti, Michigan; one brother William Crislip, of Alabama; three sisters, Maye Ross, of Ohio, Malta Ross and Edna Faye Grim of Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Marjorie Rose; and one son, Archie E. Crislip.
Funeral services were held October 2 at Immanuel Baptist Church. Burial followed in Alban Cemetery.
Leonard Powell“Buddy” Daniel
Funeral services were held Monday, October 2, for Leonard Powell “Buddy” Daniel, 48, who died September 26 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Daniel was born March 10, 1952, in Johnson County, to the late Wilbur Daniel and Mandy Melvina Wells. He was a heavy equipment operator.
Survivors include his wife, Shellia Diane (Steele) Daniel of Sitka; one daughter, Lacy Jay Daniel of Sitka; one brother, Paul Wilbur Daniel of East Point; and three sisters, Jessie Williams of East Point, Sarah Price of Thelma, and Mary Grace Newsome of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Officiating at services held at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel was Elder John C. Pelphrey.
Burial followed in the Mayo Memorial Cemetery at Paintsville.
Mahallie Angeline Tackett Conley
Mahallie Angeline Tackett Conley, 69, of Flat Gap, died Thursday, September 28, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center in Ashland.
Born April 22, 1931, in Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Tackett and Mallie Blevins.
Survivors include her husband, James Raymond Conley; two brothers, Charles Tackett Jr., of Lowmansville, and Silver Dwyane Tackett of Muncie, Indiana; and two sisters, Norma May Hall of Staffordsville and Nellie Faye Hall of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 1, at Point Pleasant Enterprise Baptist Church in Flat Gap with Ellis Hamilton, Elmer Burchwell and Jeff Blanton officiating.
Burial followed in the Conley Cemetery at Flat Gap.
Lenora Ruth Ross
Funeral services will be held today, September 29, at 1 p.m. for Lenora Ruth Ross, 69, of Blaine, who died Wednesday, September 27, at Kings Daughters’ Medical Center.
Mrs. Ross was born October 7, 1930, in Lawrence County, to the late Hercel and Nora Estepp Thompson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Caines Creek Freewill Baptist Church.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edmund Junior Ross, in 2000, and a daughter, Guyinieth Ross Hall, in 1973.
Survivors include six daughters, Mary Garland of Staffordsville, Nora Ross and Maxine Childers, both of Louisa, Linda Park of Columbus, Ohio, Faye Jordan and Doris Moore, both of Blaine; two sons, Rev. Roger Ross and Edmund Ross, both of Blaine; three sisters, Betty Wellman and Patty Gussler, both of Columbus, Ohio, and Delores Goble of Devella; three brothers, L.C. Thompson and Maxwell Thompson, both of Louisa, and Bob Thompson, of Columbus, Ohio; twelve grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Officiating at services at Caines Creek Freewill Baptist Church will be Rev. Roger Jordan, Rev. Harold Conley and Rev. Thurman Ross.
Burial will follow in Ross Cemetery at Blaine.