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Obituaries

Faye Kiser Crawford

1924-2021 Mrs. Faye Kiser Crawford, age 96, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Friday evening, January 15, 2021, at Trinity Station in Flatwoods, Kentucky. She was born December 12, 1924, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Tom and Carrie Erwin Kiser. Faye was a member of the Three Pine Freewill Baptist Church … Read More

Thomas Gladden

1937-2021 Mr. Thomas Gladden, age 83, of Holly Fork, Road, Morehead, Kentucky, formerly of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, listening to the church songs him and his wife would sing, Saturday morning, January 16, 2021, at his residence. He was born May 31, 1937, in Richland County, Ohio, a … Read More

Ella Lee Johnson Bowling

1934-2021 Mrs. Ella Lee Johnson Bowling, age 86, of Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday afternoon, January 11, 2021, at Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital in Mansfield, Ohio. She was born April 26, 1934, in Elliott County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Robert Phillip and Lizzie Holbook Johnson. Ella was a … Read More

Benjamin Ray “Ben” Jordan

1998-2021 Mr. Benjamin Ray “Ben” Jordan, age 22, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday afternoon, January 11, 2021. He was born June 2, 1998, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Kevin Ray and Stephanie Rayburn Jordan of Olive Hill, Kentucky. Ben graduated from West Carter High School and was a student at the University of … Read More

Phillis Richard “Phil” James

1932-2021 Mr. Phillis Richard “Phil” James, age 88, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Sunday morning, January 10, 2021, at St. Claire Healthcare Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born August 15, 1932, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late James “Jim” and Stella Everman James. Phil was of the Protestant faith and he pastored several … Read More

Virginia Wilson King Salyer

1927-2021 Mrs. Virginia Wilson King Salyer, age 93, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday afternoon, January 5, 2021, at her residence.  She was born June 23, 1927, in Carter County, Kentucky, the youngest daughter of the late Moses and Lucy Dickerson Wilson.  Virginia was a member of the Dry Branch Church of God and … Read More

Marjorie Kegley Prickett

1938-2021 Mrs. Marjorie Kegley Prickett, age 82, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday morning, January 5, 2021, at University of Kentucky Healthcare Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born November 21, 1938, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late William Robert “Bill” and Mavis Logan Masters Kegley. Marjorie attended the First Christian … Read More

Phyllis Tackett Boggs

1938-2021 Phyllis passed away at home on January 1, 2021 with loved ones at her side. She was born on February 28, 1938 to the late Vernon and Christine (Frazier) Tackett and grew up in Louisville and Olive Hill, Kentucky. She graduated from Morehead State College in 1959 and commenced her 30 year career as … Read More

Mary K. Kiser

1935-2021  Mary K. Kiser, age 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 2, 2021. She was born January 17, 1935 in Grayson Kentucky. The daughter of Everett and Zara (Rice) Damron. She attended the Heritage Nazarene Church of Circleville. She was retired from Fifth Third Bank after 18 years of service.  … Read More

Nell Edna Sawyer Counts

1929-2021 Mrs. Nell Edna Sawyer Counts, age 91, of Counts Lane in Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Sunday morning, January 3, 2021, in the Southern Ohio Medical Center Hospice in Portsmouth, Ohio. She was born August 29, 1929, Alton, Illinois, a daughter of the late Ernest and Maude Lewis Sawyer. Nell was of the Christian … Read More

Johnnie Cam Whitt

1945-2021 Johnnie Cam Whitt, of Olive Hill, KY, born on September 21st, 1945, passed away January 3rd, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Hospital at the age of 75.  He worked at Rockwell International for 11 ½ years and Bacon Products Corporation for 33 years.  On June 11th, 1977 he married his wife of 43 … Read More

Michael “Wayne” Barker

1974-2020 Mr. Michael “Wayne” Barker, age 46, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020, at his residence. He was born February 24, 1974, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Patricia Catherine “Cathy” Perry Barker of Olive Hill, Kentucky, and the late Marvin Wayne Barker. Wayne enjoyed working on vehicles. In addition … Read More

Angela Thornsberry

1967-2020 Miss Angela Thornsberry, age 53, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.  She was born January 18, 1967, in Ashland, Kentucky, a daughter of Kathleen Nolan Thornsberry of Olive Hill, Kentucky, and the late Gladie Thornsberry. Angela attended Soldier Church of God and … Read More

Franklin Sturgill

1935-2020 Mr. Franklin Sturgill, age 85, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020, at Carter Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Grayson, Kentucky. He was born October 3, 1935, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Lonnie and Ada Blevins Sturgill. Franklin was of the Regular Baptist faith and he enjoyed … Read More

Ora Albert “Bub” Price, Jr.

1966-2020 Mr. Ora Albert “Bub” Price Jr., age 54, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday afternoon, December 21, 2020, at his residence. He was born June 8, 1966, in Mansfield, Ohio, a son of the late Ora Albert Sr. and Helen Smith Price.  Bub was of the Christian faith and he enjoyed going to … Read More

Barbara Kay DeHart Gilliam

1936-2020 Mrs. Barbara Kay DeHart Gilliam, age 84, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020, at her residence. She was born April 17, 1936, in Olive Hill, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Roy and Dessie Bond DeHart. Barbara became a member of the Garvin Ridge Wesleyan Church in 1986, she served … Read More

Shigeko Bishop

1948-2020 Shigeko Bishop, 72, of Bardstown, formerly of Olive Hill, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Colonial Nursing Home. She was born February 14, 1948 in Tokyo, Japan. She enjoyed cooking and watching her grandchildren play sports. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Bishop. She is survived by her daughter, Koyuki … Read More

Donna Lynn Mauk Adkins

1949-2020 Ms. Donna Lynn Mauk Adkins, age 71, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Saturday evening, December 19, 2020, at her home. She was born February 11, 1949, in Alliance, Ohio, a daughter of Joseph and Wilma Carroll Mauk. Donna was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed listening to bluegrass music and spending time … Read More

Dillard Duncan

1934-2020 Dillard Duncan, 86, of Grahn, KY entered into rest Saturday Morning, December 19, 2020 at his Residence. He was born December 5, 1934 in Grahn, KY a son of the late Cecil and Lorene Bryant Duncan. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 1 Brother and 1 Sister.  Dillard was … Read More

Billy J. Fannin

1945-2020 Billy J. Fannin, 75, of Dayton, Ohio, died unexpectedly December 18, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born March 27, 1945, in Globe, Kentucky, the son of Joe and Lottie (Tackett) Fannin, both deceased. He graduated from Olive Hill High School, Class of 1963. Following graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Sara … Read More

Dorothy Madeline Bradley Bryant Moore

1923-2020 Mrs. Dorothy Madeline Bradley Bryant Moore, age 97, of Morehead, Kentucky, formerly of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Saturday, December 19, 2020, at her daughters residence. She was born April 13, 1923, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late William and Hazel Bradley. Dorothy was a member of Mt. Pisgah Christian Church … Read More

Ellergy Brett Cline

1976-2020 Mr. Ellery Brett Cline, age 44, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020, in Roanoke County, Virginia. He was born February 22, 1976, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Brenda Cline and the late Clell Parsons. Ellery attended the First Christian Church of Olive Hill and was an avid sports … Read More

Beulah Adams Waggoner

1946-2020 Mrs. Beulah Adams Waggoner, age 74, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday afternoon, December 14, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 10, 1946, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Gilbert and Clara Johnson Adams. Beulah was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church and … Read More

Lola Maggie Greenhill

1949-2020 Mrs. Lola Maggie Greenhill, age 71, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born June 7, 1949, in Gasling, Kentucky, a daughter of the Edward and Faithie Burge Sullivan. Lola was of the Christian faith and she enjoyed going to church, … Read More

Walter Allen Conn

1944-2020 Mr. Walter Allen Conn, age 76, of Hillman Hollow Road in Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Monday morning, December 14, 2020, at his residence. He was born February 4, 1944, in Elliott County, Kentucky, a son of the late Arnold and Bertha Binion Conn. Walter was a member of the Dry Branch Church of … Read More

Bessie Jo Boggs Evans

1949-2020 Mrs. Bessie Jo Boggs Evans, age 71, of Greasy Creek in Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 15, 1949, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Enid Johnson Boggs. Bessie was a member of … Read More

Oscar Hall

1921-2020 Mr. Oscar Hall, age 99, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Friday, December 11, 2020, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky.  He was born September 4, 1921, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Seble and Hattie Henderson Hall. Oscar was a member of the Garvin Ridge Wesleyan Church, … Read More

Luther “Luke” Mason Pennington

1938-2020 Mr. Luther “Luke” Mason Pennington, age 82, of Beetle, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday afternoon, December 8, 2020, at his residence. He was born July 29, 1938, in Beetle, Kentucky, a son of the late Estill “Eck” and Clara Marshall Pennington. Luke proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a retired … Read More

Buell “Buck” Stevens

1935-2020 Mr. Buell “Buck” Stevens, age 85, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born June 3, 1935, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Russell and Vida Brown Stevens. Buck was a member and deacon of the Dry Branch … Read More

Letha Opal Buckler Arthurs

1934-2020 Mrs. Letha Opal Buckler Arthurs, age 86, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Saturday evening, December 5, 2020, at Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Kentucky. She was born October 5, 1934, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John and Fannie Stephens Buckler. Letha was a member of the Flat Fork Church … Read More

Freddie Ray Boggs, Sr.

1952-2020 Mr. Freddie Ray Boggs Sr., age 68, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday morning, December 7, 2020, at his family home in Carter County, Kentucky. He was born July 31, 1952, in Elliott County, Kentucky, a son of the late Leonidas and Irene Horton Boggs. Freddie loved his cattle, farming, fishing, being outdoors … Read More

Audrey Mae Maggard Blankenship

1935-2020 Mrs. Audrey Mae Maggard Blankenship, age 85, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday, November 30, 2020, at her residence. She was born July 22, 1935, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John Maggard and Lena Frazier Maggard Clark. Audrey was raised on a farm as a child and eventually attended business … Read More

Dennis Ray McCoy

1974-2020 Mr. Dennis Ray McCoy, age 45, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday evening, December 2, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born December 12, 1974, in Rowan County, Kentucky, a son of Malinda Worthington McCoy and the late Clyde McCoy. Dennis was a master logger … Read More

Dwight Dee Rodgers

1959-2020 Mr. Dwight Dee Rodgers, age 51, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at his residence. He was born April 26, 1969, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of the late Franklin Dee and Dazel Carroll Rodgers. Dwight was employed as a lineman and he enjoyed riding horses, working and telling stories … Read More

Geneva Robinson Parsons

1926-2020 Mrs. Geneva Robinson Parsons, age 94, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Saturday morning, November 28, 2020, at Trinity Station in Flatwoods, Kentucky.  She was born April 1, 1926, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late William and Mary Boggess Robinson. Geneva was of the Wesleyn faith and she retired from the Carter … Read More

Marguerite Durland Pouliot

1939-2020 Mrs. Marguerite Durland Pouliot, age 81, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Friday, November 27, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky.  She was born August 23, 1939, in Maine, a daughter of the late Scott and Vera Holt Durland. Marguerite was of the Baptist faith and she was a homemaker. She loved … Read More

Deborah Lowe James

1960-2020 Mrs. Deborah Lowe James, age 60, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020, at the University of Kentucky Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky.  She was born January 22, 1960, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Carl and Emogene Adkins Lowe. Deborah was of the Christian faith … Read More

Jessie Christopher Dailey

1983-2020 Jessie Christopher Dailey, age 37, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday evening, November 23, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky.  He was born July 29, 1983, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Naimon and Nancy McCleese Dailey. Jessie enjoyed hunting fishing, playing softball and spending time with his family. In … Read More

Harold Eugene Carroll

1943-2020 Mr. Harold Eugene Carroll, age 77, of Trenton, Florida, formerly of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Sunday morning, November 22, 2020, at his residence He was born July 16, 1943, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Rolland and Ruth Branham Carroll. Harold enjoyed fishing, working and spending time with his family. … Read More

Logan F. “Junior” Hall

1931-2020 Logan F. “Junior” Hall, 88, of Ashland, passed away at Crystal Care of Ashland on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Logan was born in Globe, Kentucky on November 25, 1931 and was the son of Walter and Goldie (Tabor) Hall. Logan was of the Freewill Baptist Faith and used his musical talents, singing and playing … Read More

Bruce Leon Riley

1939-2020 Mr. Bruce Leon Riley, age 81, of Carter Road in Carter City, Kentucky, passed away, Saturday morning, November 21, 2020, in the St. Claire Healthcare Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born May 31, 1939, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Tony and Geneva Stevens Riley. Leon was of the Pentecostal … Read More

Teddy Ray Rodgers

1941-2020 Mr. Teddy Ray Rodgers, age 79, of Orient, Ohio, formerly of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Friday, November 20, 2020, in Zanesville, Ohio. He was born November 6, 1941, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late John Rodgers and Amanda “Mandy” Barker Rodgers James. Ted was retired from AT&T and enjoyed horse … Read More

Mary “Maggie” James Kitchen

1959-2020 Mrs. Mary “Maggie” James Kitchen, age 61, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.  She was born February 4, 1959, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Clifford and Mary Francis Leadingham James. Maggie was a member of the New Beginnings Church … Read More

Lora Ann Allen Pauley Kincaid

1965-2020 Mrs. Lora Ann Allen Pauley Kincaid, age 55, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday evening, November 19, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky.  She was born June 1, 1965, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Raligh and Ida Myrtil Hern Allen. Lora was of the Nazarene faith and … Read More

Gloria Gay Gilliam Vincent Graham

1942-2020 Mrs. Gloria Gay Gilliam Vincent Graham, age 78, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky. She was born March 19, 1942, in Wevaco, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Owen and Gaythel Gilliam. Gloria loved life and from a very young age came … Read More

Danny Dexter Kiser

1962-2020 Mr. Danny Dexter Kiser, age 58, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020, in Carter County, Kentucky. He was born January 2, 1962, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Freda Marlene Sheppard Kiser and the late Phillip Gale Kiser. Danny worked for Kentucky Electric Steel for 15 years and he … Read More

Glenna Faye Parsons Holbrook

1958-2020 Mrs. Glenna Faye Parsons Holbrook, age 62, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday morning, November 11, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky. She was born September 13, 1958, in Rowan County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Harold Glendal Parsons and Shirley Faye Webb Parsons. Glenna was of the Christian faith and she … Read More

Phillip Wade Bradley

1940-2020 Mr. Phillip Wade Bradley, age 80, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday afternoon, November 9, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky.  He was born February 27, 1940, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Ora and Ethel Rice Bradley. Phillip was a member of the Soldier Masonic Lodge #708, … Read More

Herma Louise Adkins Hignite Mullins

1927-2020 Herma Louise Adkins Hignite Mullins, 93, of Grayson went to be with her Lord Saturday November 7, 2020 at her son’s residence.  Louise was born April 28, 1927 in Carter County, KY a daughter of the late Leonard and Sarah Emma Stanley Adkins.  In addition to her parents Louise was preceded in death by … Read More

Joyce B. Ratcliff McCoy

1926-2020 Joyce B. Ratcliff McCoy, 93 of Denton went to be with her Lord on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Grayson.  Joyce was born November 13, 1926 in Carter County, KY, a daughter of the late George Robert and Alva Howell Ratcliff.  She was a member of United Baptist … Read More

Helen Maxine Pennington Sagraves

1951-2020 Mrs. Helen Maxine Pennington Sagraves, age 68, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020, at her residence. She was born November 13, 1951, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Arthur and Rose Jobe Pennington. Helen attended the Cherokee Freewill Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She loved making quilts, gardening, … Read More

Charles Olen Logan

1936-2020 Mr. Charles Olen Logan, age 84, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Friday morning, November 6, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born August 31, 1936, in Lewis County, Kentucky, a son of the late Ernest Clayton and Myrtle Lee McMahan Logan. Olen was a member of the Flat … Read More

Alfred Emanuel Hicks

1930-2020 Mr. Alfred Emanuel Hicks, age 90, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday evening, November 4, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family after an extended illness. He was born October 11, 1930, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Earl and Lizzie Bradford Hicks. Alfred was of the Primitive Baptist faith, … Read More

Misty Binion

1979-2020 Mrs. Misty Binion, age 41, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Sunday, November 1, 2020, at her residence. She was born January 22, 1979, in Rowan County, Kentucky, a daughter of Bill and Shirley Stevens Binion. Misty was a homemaker and she loved flowers, listening to music, and being with her family and friends. … Read More

Clarissa Baker Burchett

1936-2020 Mrs. Clarissa Baker Burchett, age 83, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Thursday evening, October 29, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 22, 1936, in Olive Hill, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Thurman and Ada Barker Baker. Clarissa was of the Christian faith, and a life long member … Read More

Jerry Camillis Estes

1949-2020 Mr. Jerry Camillis Estes, age 71, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, entered into rest Saturday evening, October 24, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born October 3, 1949, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Rexford Theodore “Ted” Estes Sr. and Nona Hensley Estes. Jerry proudly served his country in the … Read More

Carl Wayne Duncan

1965-2020 Carl Wayne Duncan, 55, of Olive Hill, KY, entered into rest Tuesday morning, October 27, 2020 at his residence. He was born January 15, 1965 in Olive Hill, a son to Stella Mae Burton and the late Carl Wayne Duncan. Carl was self-employed as a landscaper. He was an evangelical Christian.  He enjoyed spending time … Read More

Steven J. VanGorden

1945-2020 Mr. Steven J. VanGorden, age 74, of Greenup, Kentucky, passed away, Wednesday morning, October 21, 2020, at his residence. He was born November 4, 1945, in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Henry Thissell and Margaret Miller VanGorden. Steven was of the Christian faith, and he proudly served his country in the United States … Read More

Charles S. Gillstrap

2020 Charles S. Gillstrap, 88, of Grayson, Kentucky formerly from Plant City Florida, passed away on October 7, 2020, at North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System in Gainesville, Florida.  He is survived by four sisters, Joan (Jimmy) Marques, Jean Clonts, June Bragg, and Annionette Cardinalli; his son, Charles S. Gillstrap, Jr.; two daughters, Agnes … Read More

Clyde J. “C.J.” Barker

1949-2020 Clyde J. (C.J.) Barker, age 71, of Olive Hill, KY, was carried to heaven Sunday evening, October 11, 2020 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY. C.J. was born April 14, 1949 in Olive Hill, KY, a son of the late Clyde and Lucille Stephenson Barker.  He attended Grahn Hill Freewill Baptist Church.  He was … Read More

Patrick Andrew Newland

1983-2020 Mr. Patrick Andrew Newland, age 37, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away, Friday, October 9, 2020, in Grayson, Kentucky.  He was born July 9, 1983, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Russell and Debbie Riffe Newland. Patrick was for the Baptist faith and enjoyed going on vacation, UK Basketball and spending time with his … Read More

Louise W. Blevins

1930-2020 Louise W. Blevins, age 90, of Olive Hill, KY, entered into rest Thursday morning, October 8, 2020 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY.   Louise was born February 27, 1930 in Grahn, KY, a daughter to the late Arnold and Elva Bowling Wilburn. She was a member of Three Pine Freewill Baptist Church.  Louise … Read More

Paul Edgar Porter

1933-2020 Mr. Paul Edgar Porter, age 87, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, entered into rest Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born May 28, 1933, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Boone and Bessie Bradley Porter. Paul attended the Haldeman Church of God and he enjoyed … Read More

Johnny Lee Hall

1962-2020 Johnny Lee Hall born June 2, 1962 departed this life October 4, 2020. He was a member of Iron Hill Missionary Baptist Church and loved his church family. Johnny accomplished a lot in his life time. Kind of a Jack of all Trades. He served in the army for 2 years and went from … Read More

Sonya Lynn Reynolds Kavanagh

1973-2020 Mrs. Sonya Lynn Reynolds Kavanagh, age 46, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born November 14, 1973, in Lexington, Kentucky, a daughter of Larry and Treasa Middleton Reynolds of Olive Hill, Kentucky. Sonya was of the Baptist faith and … Read More

Bruce Michael “Mike” Jordan

1969-2020 Mr. Bruce Michael “Mike” Jordan, age 51, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born July 5, 1969, in Ironton, Ohio, a son of the late Calvin and Jaqueline Eaton Jordan. Mike was of the Christian Faith and he enjoyed hunting, fishing … Read More

Mildred Jordan Harris

1939-2020 Mrs. Mildred Jordan Harris, 81, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020, after a valiant and long-fought battle with numerous illnesses. Her firm belief in God, and a ceaseless devotion to her family, supported her during the struggle. She was born February 15, 1939, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the … Read More

Jeffrey Jarrell

1953-2020 SSG Jeffrey Jarrell, age 66, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, entered into rest Sunday morning, September 20, 2020, at his residence. He was born September 26, 1953, in Huntington, West Virginia, a son of the late Frederick and Sarah Lou Adams Jarrell. Jeff was of the Christian faith and a graduate of Olive Hill High … Read More

Betty Yvonne Minniehan Spivey

1938-2020 Mrs. Betty Yvonne Minniehan Spivey, age 82, of Ashland, Kentucky, passed away, Friday evening, September 18, 2020, at the Community Hospice Center in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born January 25, 1938, in Wolfe County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Ted and Gladys Minniehan. Betty was an avid Ohio State fan and she enjoyed animals, gardening … Read More

Ralph Smith

1923-2020 Mr. Ralph Smith, age 97, of Webbville, Kentucky, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, September 15, 2020, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born August 13, 1923, a son of the late Don and Carrie Musick Smith. Ralph was a WWII veteran receiving the purple heart award. He was self employed and owned … Read More

Bryon Ray Knipp

1973-2020 Bryon Ray Knipp, age 47, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, entered into rest Sunday, September 6, 2020, in Carter County, Kentucky. He was born May 28, 1973, in Rowan County, Kentucky, a son of David and Trina Johnson Knipp. Bryon was a laborer, and was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed playing the guitar, woodworking, … Read More

Scotty Ray “Bub” Thompson Jr.

1994-2020 Mr. Scotty Ray “Bub” Thompson Jr., age 26, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  He was born March 7, 1994, in Rowan County, Kentucky, a son of Scotty Ray Thompson and Melissa “Missy” Porter Thompson. Bub was of the Christian faith and he … Read More

Shirley Beach Bondeson

1939-2020 Mrs. Shirley Beach Bondeson, age 81, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the St. Claire Healthcare in Morehead, Kentucky.  She was born March 19, 1939, in Lima, Ohio, a daughter of Maxine Weech Beach Evans and the late Carl Beach Bondeson. Shirley enjoyed making crafts and spending time with … Read More

Joyce Porter Ratcliff

1951-2020 Mrs. Joyce Porter Ratcliff, age 68, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Sunday evening, August 23, 2020, at her residence.  She was born December 31, 1951, in Elliott County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Willie and Faye Frazier Porter. Joyce was of the Christian faith and enjoyed traveling and spending time with her grandchildren, … Read More

Rita Roar Skaggs

1958-2020 Ms. Rita Roar Skaggs, age 62, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, entered into rest Saturday, August 22, 2020, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born February 8, 1958, in Alliance, Ohio, a daughter of the late William and Beulah Holbrook Roar. Rita was of the Apostolic faith and enjoyed the … Read More

Justin Cory Sexton

1987-2020 Justin Cory Sexton, 32, of Grayson went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at his residence. Justin was born November 25, 1987 in Ashland, KY, a son of John Sexton, Stephanie Jenkins of Grayson and Tonia Noe of Grayson, KY. Justin was a self-employed tattoo artist and a member of … Read More

Donald Lee Flanery

1950-2020 Donald Lee Flanery, 70, of Greenup, KY went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday August 14, 2020 at his residence. Don was born August 1, 1950 in Paducah, KY a son of the late John and Mary Cunningham. In addition to his parents Don was preceded in death by his adopted parents, … Read More

Rufus “Charlie” P’Simer

1947-2020 Mr. Rufus “Charlie” P’Simer, age 73, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away, Thursday morning, August 12, 2020, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born March 1, 1947, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Arlan and Jean Hamlin P’Simer. Rufus was of the Christian faith and was a truck driver. … Read More

Donnie Jay Goodan

1952-2020 Donnie Jay Goodan, age 68, of Hamlett Drive East, Mt. Sterling, passed away Monday, August 10, 2020, at his residence. Born July 8, 1952, in Carter County, he was a son of the late Richard A. “Bill” Goodan and Opal Jeanette Reynolds Goodan. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters, … Read More

Robert Patrick “Rob” Perry

1964-2020 Mr. Robert Patrick “Rob” Perry, age 56, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born January 29, 1964, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Sonja Duncan Perry of Olive Hill, Kentucky, and the late Pat Perry. Rob was a member … Read More

Mary Lou Lawson Fielding

1938-2020 Mrs. Mary Lou Lawson Fielding, age 82, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Friday morning, August 7, 2020, at the Life Care Center in Morehead, Kentucky. She was born March 12, 1938, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Russell and Tina Sammons Lawson. Mary Lou was of the Christian faith and she was … Read More

Athena Beth Owens

1986-2020 Athena Beth Owens, age 33, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020, at St. Claire Health Care Center in Morehead, Kentucky.  She was born December 6, 1986, in Rowan County, Kentucky, a daughter of Randy Fultz and Selina Owens of Olive Hill, Kentucky. In addition to her parents, Athena is survived … Read More

William Ronald “Ron” Horsley

1935-2020 William Ronald “Ron” Horsley gained his angel wings on July 27, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born November 15, 1935 in Sciotoville, Ohio to the late Harry Donald and Dorothy A. Perry Horsley.  Preceded in death by his parents, daughter Ronda Valerie Horsley Johnson; the mother of his children, … Read More

Frank Leland Wilcox

1948-2020 Frank Leland Wilcox 71, of Grayson kept the faith and finished his course on Saturday, August 1, 2020 due to an auto accident. Leland was born September 14, 1948 in Grayson, KY , a son of the late Frank Leslie and Mary F. McDavid Wilcox.  Leland was a member of Grayson Nazarene Church where … Read More

Melissa Lin Woodrum Kelley

1986-2020 Melissa Lin Woodrum Kelley, age 34, of Olive Hill, KY, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany, Indiana. Melissa was born in Coshocton, Ohio to Mike and Tina Smith. She was adopted at age 2, by Linda and Woody Woodrum. She … Read More

Judy Lynn Meenach Davis

1961-2020 Mrs. Judy Lynn Meenach Davis, age 59, of Grayson, Kentucky, left us here on this earth to return to her heavenly father, Monday evening, July 27, 2020.  She was born June 6, 1961, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John and Louise Ison Meenach.  Judy was retired from Bellefonte Hospital in … Read More

Opal Faye Howard Evans

1928-2020 Opal Faye Howard Evans, 92, of Olive Hill, KY, entered into rest Sunday, July 26, 2020 at the Elliott Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sandy Hook, KY.  She was born February 5, 1928 in Carter County, KY, a daughter, to the late Elisah Brascue “Jack” and Glessner Ruth Clay Howard. Mrs. Evans was of … Read More

Norma Justice Jones

1925-2020 Mrs. Norma Justice Jones, age 94, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday evening, July 21, 2020, at Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation in Richmond, Kentucky.  She was born August 14, 1925, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Bill and Polly Johnson Justice. Norma was of the Protestant faith and she enjoyed … Read More

Freda “Joy” Carroll Owens

1943-2020 Mrs. Freda “Joy” Carroll Owens, age 77, of Rattlesnake Ridge, Olive Hill, Kentucky, was called to Heaven Friday morning, July 17, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family after an extended illness.  She was born March 8, 1943, in Grahn, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Mid and Opal Mosier Carroll.  Joy … Read More

Connie J. Knell Leadingham

1975-2020 Mrs. Connie J. Knell Leadingham, age 44, of Goose Creek Road, Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020, at her residence.  She was born November 24, 1975, in Fayette County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late James and Ida Smith Knell.  Connie was a member of the Old Path Pentecostal Holiness Church … Read More

Betty Jean Hall Logan

1934 – 2020 Mrs. Betty Jean Hall Logan, age 73, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, entered into rest Thursday, July 2, 2020, at her residence.  She was born March 22, 1947, in Carter County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Walter and Goldie Tabor Hall.  Betty was a member of the Flat Fork Church of God … Read More

Anna Skaggs Oakley

1934-2020 Mrs. Anna Skaggs Oakley, age 86, of Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020, at her granddaughter’s residence.  She was born March 7, 1934, in Elliott County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Robert Emmitt and Mary Edith Skaggs. Anna was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed … Read More

Paul Douglas Brock

1942-2020 Mr. Paul Douglas Brock, 77, of Grayson, passed away Monday evening, May 11, 2020 at Gray.  Survivors include two children, Paula Partin and husband, Todd, and Tommy Abner all of Gray; two grandchildren, Travis Partin and wife, Elizabeth, and Tyler Partin.  A private family funeral service was conducted in the chapel of the Knox … Read More


Justin Stapleton

1987-2020 Mr. Justin Stapleton, age 32, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 16, 2020, from injuries sustained in an accident. He was born September 25, 1987, in Boyd County, Kentucky, a son of Donnie and Deborah Waugh Stapleton. Justin was owner and operator of Grahn Tie Lumber and he enjoyed being outdoors, … Read More

Floyd Herbert Brickles

1933-2020 Floyd Herbert Brickles, 86, of Olive Hill, passed away Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at the Ridgeway Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Owingsville after an extended illness. He was born at Emerson, Kentucky on December 23, 1933, to the late Joseph Brickles and Ida Sammons Brickles Scott. Floyd was a retired farmer and sawmill … Read More













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