Obituaries

 John Brenton Preston, age 80, a resident of East Mountain Parkway in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away September 3, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Preston was born November 12, 1932 in Paris, Kentucky the son of the late Herbert and Lillie Patrick Preston. Also, preceding him in death are sisters, Ruby Brown, Jean Brown, and brothers, Bill Preston, Russell Preston, Herbert Preston, Adrian "Dick" Preston, and Ronnie Preston.
Mr. Preston was a musician and continued to songwrite and play until his death. He was also an avid historian and philosopher.

Born: Saturday, 11/12/1932
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/03/2013

 Anna Mae Taulbee Back, age 78, a resident of Mining Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 at her home.
Mrs. Back was born April 12, 1935 in Wheelwright, Kentucky the daughter of the late Lonnie Taulbee and Mary Gardner Taulbee Cole. Also, preceding her in death is son, Ricky Lynn Bach, daughter, Deborah Ann Bach, brother, Gifford Taulbee, and sister, Shelby Taulbee Reagan.

Born: Friday, 4/12/1935
Deceased: Sunday, 9/01/2013

Jamie R. Cheek age 51 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday September 1, 2013 at his home. He was born September 18, 1961 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Patricia Lynn Salyer Cheek and the late Jimmie Cheek.

Born: Monday, 9/18/1961
Deceased: Sunday, 9/01/2013

Jamie R. Cheek age 51 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday September 1, 2013 at his home. He was born September 18, 1961 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Patricia Lynn Salyer Cheek and the late Jimmie Cheek.

Born: Monday, 9/18/1961
Deceased: Sunday, 9/01/2013

Frank Preston May passed away August 31st, 2013. Preston was born in Salyersville, KY, on March 21, 1924 to J Frank and Rosalie Preston May. He was the youngest of 4 children, including brothers Joe May and Woodford May, and sister Catherine May Rice. Preston is survived by Eldonna, loving wife of 65 years, their children, Rebecca (Larry) Leefers, Deborah (Ron) Greiner, Christina (Tim) Brown, and David Preston May; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 3/21/1924
Deceased: Saturday, 8/31/2013

Alma Jean Clemons, age 77, of Denham, IN, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013. She was born December 29, 1935 in Hawes Fork, KY to Fallen and Eva (Minix) Manns, both deceased. On February 9, 1955 in Salyersville, KY she married Lee Clemons, he preceded her in death on March 17, 2008.

Born: Sunday, 12/29/1935
Deceased: Monday, 8/26/2013

Grover Russell age 64 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at the Universityof Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born December 25, 1948 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, to the late Fred Russell and Felcie Tackett Russell.

Born: Saturday, 12/25/1948
Deceased: Friday, 8/23/2013

Brian Dale Baldwin, age 51, a resident of Creek Side Drive in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 at his home with his family bedside.
Mr. Baldwin was born February 21, 1962 in the Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Kentucky the son of Joyce Baldwin and the late Gilbert Ray Baldwin.

Born: Wednesday, 2/21/1962
Deceased: Thursday, 8/22/2013

 William Minix age 52 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born October 7, 1960 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late AC and Oakie Caudill Minix.
Survivors include one son, Tommy Glenn Bailey of Salyersville, Kentucky; one daughter, Clydetta Bailey of Salyersville, Kentucky; four sisters, Marilyn Trusty, Josephine Minix and Stephanie Salyer all of Salyersville, Kentucky and Carla Minix of Indiana and five grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 10/07/1960
Deceased: Thursday, 8/22/2013

Zelma Ward Jenkins, age 73 passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born June 25, 1940 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Sanford and Melda Montgomery Ward. She is survived by her husband J.D.

Born: Tuesday, 6/25/1940
Deceased: Monday, 8/19/2013

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