Obituaries

Frank Stephens, age 94, a good man of great character and integrity, who loved God, his family and his country, was called into the presence of the Lord, at 3:56 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2016, at his home.  
Frank was born January 31, 1922 in Gunlock, KY, to the late Edward and Leatha (Howard) Stephens. On March 9, 1945 he married Agnes Vell (Reed) Stephens who preceded him in death on February 23, 2004. 

Born: Tuesday, 1/31/1922
Deceased: Monday, 5/16/2016

Anna Mae Arnett Howard, age 70 a resident of Middle Fork, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at her residence. 
Mrs. Howard was born July 23, 1945 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Proctor and Nora Kimberlin Arnett. Also preceding her in death are two sisters, Alene Arnett Farris and Lilly Arnett. 
Mrs. Howard was a devoted wife, mother and member of her community. 

Born: Monday, 7/23/1945
Deceased: Monday, 5/16/2016

Edward Grigsby, age 85, a resident of Pleasant Hill in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Grigsby was born January 11, 1931 in Garrett, Kentucky.
Mr. Grigsby was a retiree of the Chrysler-Jeep Automobile Plant in Toledo, Ohio as a laborer.  He was a member of the UAW in Toledo, Ohio.  He enjoyed many of the local auctions, peddling, and trading with friends.

Born: Sunday, 1/11/1931
Deceased: Monday, 5/16/2016

Virginia Louise Salyer Patrick age 91 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born August 27, 1924 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Millard and Julia Cain Salyer. She was the wife of Henry Clay Patrick, who preceded her in death.

Born: Wednesday, 8/27/1924
Deceased: Sunday, 5/15/2016

Robert Ray Howard age 50 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born August 20, 1965 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Bobby Howard and Eva Lee Bailey Howard, who survives. 
Survivors also include his wife, Shelly Conn Howard, one daughter, Jillian Lee Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, and three sisters, Sherry Patrick, Tina Ousley and Jenny Lester all of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Friday, 8/20/1965
Deceased: Sunday, 5/15/2016

Ila Stephens, 85, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, OH, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on December 18, 1930 in Oil Springs, KY, the daughter of John L. and Rora (Saylor) Trent.  On October 26, 1946, she married Clayton Stephens; he preceded her in death in 1984.  Ila worked for Standard Products and for Chrysler Automotive, retiring in 1985.  Ila loved her family, in addition to raising her daughters, she raised her siblings, Pracilla, Alta, Tracy and Bill.

Born: Thursday, 12/18/1930
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/10/2016

  Pearlie Risner age 78 of SE Licking River Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born October 10, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Everett and Mary Fitch Risner. She was the wife of Willard Risner, who survives.

Born: Sunday, 10/10/1937
Deceased: Friday, 5/06/2016

Rodney "Bug Man" Tressler age 77 of Elk Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born August 7, 1938 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Robert and Melanie Murray Tressler. He was the husband of Louann Shepherd Tressler, who preceded him in death.

Born: Sunday, 8/07/1938
Deceased: Thursday, 5/05/2016

Ray Risner, age 57, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Mr. Risner was born April 11, 1959 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Lloyd and Dorie (Risner) Risner. Also, preceding him in death is sister, Mary Roark; and brothers, Odell Risner, Elwood Risner, Johnnie Risner.

Born: Saturday, 4/11/1959
Deceased: Thursday, 5/05/2016

Gladys W. Mullins age 90 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born July 19, 1925 in Swampton, Kentucky to the late Ramey and Frankie Bailey Whitaker. She was the wife of Herbert Mullins, who preceded her in death.

Born: Sunday, 7/19/1925
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/03/2016

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