Funeral services will be held today, Friday, for Tracy Darnell Williams Dale, 31, who died December 5, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Dale was born May 3, 1969, in Johnson County, to Darris Williams and Julia Witten Price.
Surviving are her husband, Larry Dale; her mother; three sons, William B. Joe Dale, James A. Price and Thomas Price, all of Van Lear; one daughter, Kaleena Nicole Price of Van Lear; two brothers, John Williams and Larry W. Williams, both of Van Lear; and two sisters, Lisa R. Williams and Pamela Williams, both of Van Lear.
Officiating at 11 a.m. services at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel will be Jerry Castle and Donnie Witten.
Burial will follow in Dale Family Cemetery at Paintsville.
Paintsville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Augusta Elizabeth “Gusta” Wheeler Sublett, 89, who died Tuesday, December 5, at Oakmont Manor, Flatwoods.
Mrs. Sublett was born May 14, 1911, in Magoffin County, to the late William Sanford and Mollie Jayne Wheeler. She was a cosmetologist and a member of Third Street Freewill Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday School teacher, youth group leader and past president of the Women’s Auxiliary.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Sublett; three brothers, Bradley, Monroe and Ernie Wheeler; and a sister, Bertha Wheeler.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Saturday, at 1 p.m. at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Richard Williams officiating.
Burial will follow in Mayo Cemetery at Paintsville.
Retired postmistress Shirley Murray, 69, of Paintsville, died Sunday, December 3, at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center, Ashland.
Mrs. Murray was born August 10, 1931, in Lawrence County, to the late Herbert and Mary Edith Davis Hicks.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Pat Hicks.
Surviving are her husband, Dean Murray; one son, Gregory B. Murray of Wittensville; one daughter, Sherry D. Music of Van Lear; one sister, Betty Short of Louisa; and one grandson.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church, Denver, with Merle Little and Dick VanHoose officiating.
Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville, with Jones-Preston Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, for Ruth Porter Maynard, 50, of Inez, who died Sunday, December 3.
Mrs. Maynard was born August 10, 1950, in Mingo County, West Virginia, to the late Pleas and Edith Murphy Porter.
Surviving are her husband, Jerry Maynard; one son, Greg Johnson of Inez; four daughters, Linda Ball of Paintsville and Sheila Whitt, Shella Whitt and Brenda Bowen, all of Inez; four brothers, Lum, Luther, Albert and Leonard Porter, all of Inez; five sisters, Callie Fletcher, Judy Porter, Marcella Cook and Kathy Cook, all of Inez, and Fern Chaffin of Kermit, West Virginia; and 12 grandchildren.
Officiating at 1 p.m. services at Vineyard United Baptist Church will be Doc Maynard and Jimmy Maynard.
Burial will follow in Maynard Cemetery at Peter Cave, with Phelps & Son Funeral Home of Inez in charge of arrangements.
Thelma resident Jerry Williams, 42, died Friday, December 1, at Samaritan Hopsital, Lexington.
Mr. Williams was born November 16, 1958, in Van Buren, Arkansas.
Surviving are his mother, Juanita E. Williams; two brothers, Ken of Malvern, Arkansas, and Harry of Fayetteville, Arkansas; and a grandmother, Juanita D. Williams of Fayetteville.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 3, at Phelps & Son Funeral Home, with Terry Reffett officiating.
Burial followed at Grace Lawn Cemetery, Van Buren.
Brenda Adkins, 50, died Friday, December 1, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Mrs. Adkins was born September 7, 1950, in Floyd County, to Effie Mae Vanderpool Garrett and the late Freddie Garrett.
Surviving are her husband, Lon C. Adkins; her mother; maternal grandfather, Rev. Abe Vanderpool of Prestonsburg; two sons, Matthew Adkins of West Jefferson, Ohio, and Mark Edward Adkins of Columbus, Ohio; four daughters, Emma Kay Lemaster of Oil Springs, Vanessa Adkins of Paintsville, Ruth O’Daniel of Crestwood and Kathy Hagley of Columbus; three brothers, George David, James D. and Freddy Dean Garrett, all of Prestonsburg; four sisters, Dora Phyllis Spears of Auxier, Betty Hayes of Allen, and Versia Lynn Clark and Freda Sue Crace, both of Prestonsburg.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 4, at Eastside Freewill Baptist Church, with Ellis Hamilton and Harry Frisby officiating.
Burial followed in Adkins Cemetery at Paintsville, with Preston Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Paintsville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Eckell Rowland, 90, who died December 9 at Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Rowland was born June 4, 1910, at Red Bush, to the late Armstrong and Cytha Bowlen Rowland. He was an electrician.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Homer Rowland.
Surviving are his wife, Virginia Rowland; four sons, Sammie J. of Red Bush and Wendell, Hurst and Michael, all of Detroit, Michigan; two daughters, Zezalee Keaton of Charlie and Mary Mae McCoy of Louisville; and one sister, Mae Ferguson of Detroit.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 11, at Red Bush Enterprise Baptist Church, with Rev. Ellis Hamilton officiating.
Burial followed in Salyers Cemetery at Red Bush.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 11, for Betty Jane Patton, 73, who died Friday at Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Patton was born August 19, 1927, in Floyd County, to the late Bosier H. and Bessie Emily Burchett Wells. She worked at the family’s grocery store.
Surviving are her husband, Harold L. Patton; two daughters, Suzanne Spencer of Auxier and Pamala Arnette of Salyersville; one sister, Audrey Josephine Nichols of Waverly, Ohio; and three grandchildren.
Officiating at services at Auxier United Methodist Church was Bob Wireman.
Burial followed in Patton Family Cemetery at Auxier, with Jones-Preston Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Archie Jackson, 95, died Friday, December 8, at Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Jackson was born January 10, 1905, in Magoffin County, to the late John A. and Julie Jackson. He was a miner.
He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Ethel and Geneva Jackson; first wife, Mae Jackson; second wife, Virgie Jackson; and a sister, Steegie Bolin.
Surviving are one daughter, Jewell Blanton of Oil Springs; one brother, Woodrow Jackson of Michigan; a granddaughter of Salyersville, Jerri Conley; and 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday at Salyersville Freewill Baptist Church, with Revs. Dick VanHoose and Herbert Arms officiating.
Burial followed in Adams Cemetery at Oil Springs, with Paintsville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, for Robert Dwayne Brooks, 23, who died Sunday, December 10, at U.K. Medical Center.
Mr. Brooks was born October 13, 1977, in Johnson County, to Grady James and Rita Kay Daniels Brooks.
Surviving are his parents; seven brothers, James Norton and David Anthony Brooks, both of Paintsville, Thomas Ray, Michael Dean, Paul Douglas and Wendall Allen Brooks, all of Hager Hill, and Jason Patrick Brooks of Thelma; one sister, Evelyn Kay Brooks of Hager Hill; maternal grandparents, Norton and Thelma Daniels of Thelma; and paternal grandmother, Lois Brooks of Dayton, Ohio.
Officiating at 1 p.m. services at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel will be Ronnie Spriggs and Larry Blair.
Burial will follow in Daniel Family Cemetery, Davis Branch.
Flat Gap resident Verna Marshall, 96, died Saturday, December 9, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Marshall was born January 24, 1904, in Johnson County, to the late Paris and Della Cantrell Estep.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ras Salyer and John Marshall; and a son, Emmerson L. Salyer.
Surviving are two sons, Eulas P. Salyer of Ulysses and Billy Allen Salyer of Chillicothe, Ohio; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 11, at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel, with Harold Salyers and Richard Williams officiating.
Burial followed in Salyer Family Cemetery at Flat Gap.
Former Johnson County resident Virginia Lee Blanton, 85, of Greenwich, Ohio, died Friday, December 8, at Fisher Titus Medical Center.
Mrs. Blanton was born March 30, 1915, at Thelma, to the late Joseph and Elizabeth VanHoose Daniels. She attended Noble Road Shiloh United Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Garvin Blanton; one son, Charles Lee Price of Somerset, Indiana; one daughter, Wyonia Keller of Bellaire, Ohio; and three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday at Eastman Funeral Home of Greenwich, with Pastor Delmer Bailey officiating.
Burial followed in Maple Grove Cemetery at New Haven, Ohio.
Mary Jane Anderson, 84, died Wednesday, December 6, at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Anderson was born May 13, 1916, at Buffalo Horn, to the late Saul and Cora Jane Dillon Moore.
She was also preceded in death by two husbands, John Anderson, in 1975, and Frank Fowler, in 1957.
Surviving are three sons, Leroy Fowler of Ft. Gay, West Virginia, Jack Fowler of Proctorville, Ohio, and Jim Fowler of Marion, Ohio; four daughters, Debbie Thompson Mulkey of River, Ruth Williamson of Ft. Gay, Helen Adkins of Radnor, West Virginia, and Mary Phyllis Ferguson of Medina, Ohio; one brother, Virgil Moore of Buffalo Horn; two sisters, Thelma Whitt of Buffalo Horn and Nan Marie Whitt of Louisa; and 25 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Young Funeral Home Chapel, Louisa, with Rev. Roy Fluty officiating.
Burial followed in Lynch Cemetery at Salt Petre, West Virginia.