Obituaries

Beatrice “Blue” Ryan, age 72, of Waseca, died peacefully while being surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at the Mayo Health Systems ~ Mankato, following an extended illness.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at the McRaith Funeral Home & Crematory of Waseca, with Reverend Norman Freeburg, Pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Waseca, officiating. Private family interment will be held at a later date.

Born: Saturday, 8/30/1941
Deceased: Thursday, 10/03/2013

John D. (Jack) Jackson age 77 passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born September 9, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late John and Ida Salyers Jackson.

Born: Wednesday, 9/09/1936
Deceased: Thursday, 10/03/2013

Teshia Henry, age 25, a resident of 38 Beaver Avenue in Allen, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013 in Belfry, Kentucky.
Ms. Henry was born November 29, 1987 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Ronnie Henry and Bambi Davis-Davis.
Ms. Henry was a homemaker and devoted mother to her children.

Born: Sunday, 11/29/1987
Deceased: Sunday, 9/29/2013

 Mitchell Riffe, age 87 of Ashland, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at the Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born February 11, 1926 on Jake Wireman Fork in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Wiley and Katie Prater Rife. Mitchell served as a Private in the Army in World War II and worked as a truck driver for AC Marvel for many years.

Born: Thursday, 2/11/1926
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/24/2013

Bambi Davis, age 48, a resident of Short Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013 in Belfry, Kentucky.
Ms. Davis was born March 30, 1965 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania the daughter of Nancy Davis-Davis. Preceding her in death is husband, Ronnie Henry, daughter, Teshia Henry, sister, Bobbi Davis, and close friend, Ravin Howard.
Ms. Davis was a homemaker and devoted mother to her children.

Born: Tuesday, 3/30/1965
Deceased: Thursday, 9/19/2013

Ravin Paul Howard, age 43, a resident of Short Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013 in Belfry, Kentucky.
Mr. Howard was born July 2, 1970 at Paul B. Hall Hospital in Paintsville, Kentucky the son of Earnestine Prater Watkins and the late William Paul Howard. Also, preceding him in death are girlfriend, Bambi Davis, and her daughter, Teisha Henry.
Mr. Howard was known as a handy man and mechanic.

Born: Thursday, 7/02/1970
Deceased: Thursday, 9/19/2013

Timothy Joe Reed age 45 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born December 26, 1967 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Joe Pat Reed and Edyth Helton Krebs who survives.
Also surviving are two brothers, Jerry Reed of Salyersville, Kentucky and Robbie Reed of Paintsville, Kentucky.
Funeral services were conducted at 1PM Saturday, September 21, 2013 from the Bethlehem to Calvary Apostolic Church of God with Johnny Reed officiating. Burial followed in the Noah Patrick Cemetery at Grape Creek, Kentucky.

Born: Tuesday, 12/26/1967
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/17/2013

Maxie Tackett age 97 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
She is the wife of the late Arthur Tackett. Maxie was born September 29, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to Sam and Edna Nickles Hale.

Born: Wednesday, 9/29/1915
Deceased: Saturday, 9/14/2013

John T. Arnett age 93 of Fredville, Kentucky passed away Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard, Kentucky. He is the husband of the late Josephine Hale Arnett. John T. was born April 7, 1920 in Henrietta, Oklahoma to the late Menifee and Ella Wireman Arnett.
Survivors include three daughters, Edna (Ronnie) Meadows, June (John) Montgomery and Tamra Arnett all of Fredville, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Christopher John Meadows and Kelli Jo Montgomery Pratt and two great grandchildren, Riley Nichole Meadows and Reed Christopher Meadows.

Born: Wednesday, 4/07/1920
Deceased: Monday, 9/09/2013

Modie Fletcher Saylor age 84 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at her home. She was born June 19, 1929 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Elzie and Sola Risner Fletcher. Modie is also preceded in death by her husband Harrison Saylor.

Born: Friday, 7/19/1929
Deceased: Friday, 9/06/2013

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