Obituaries

Billy H. Tackett age 79 of Carlisle, Ohio, formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away, Thursday, December 19, 2013. He was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky June 23, 1934 to the late Lonnie and Stella Cantrell Tackett. He retired from Johnson Controls in 1996 after more than 25 years of service. Billy was a 26 year member of Victory Hill Baptist Church in Miamisburg; he enjoyed singing and playing the guitar for the Lord. He also loved to play golf; and enjoyed taking walks with his beloved dog and best buddy - Cody.

Born: Saturday, 6/23/1934
Deceased: Thursday, 12/19/2013

Ronnie Mann Jenkins age 80 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born May 17, 1933 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late George and Sadie Helton Mann. She is also preceded in death by her husband Hollie Jenkins. Survivors include one daughter Brenda Jenkins of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother Green Mann of Salyersville, Kentucky and three sisters Ruie Howard and Hazel Helton both of Salyersville, Kentucky and Clara Litteral of Georgetown, Kentucky.

Born: Wednesday, 5/17/1933
Deceased: Wednesday, 12/18/2013

Ronnie Mann Jenkins age 80 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born May 17, 1933 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late George and Sadie Helton Mann. She is also preceded in death by her husband Hollie Jenkins. Survivors include one daughter Brenda Jenkins of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother Green Mann of Salyersville, Kentucky and three sisters Ruie Howard and Hazel Helton both of Salyersville, Kentucky and Clara Litteral of Georgetown, Kentucky.

Born: Wednesday, 5/17/1933
Deceased: Wednesday, 12/18/2013

Versa Conley Rigsby Bergan age 96 of Mine Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at her home. She was born July 12, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Zed and Estel Adams Conley. She is preceded in death by two husbands Ossie Rigsby and Jack Bergan. Survivors include two brothers Jesse Conley of Charleston, South Carolina and Don P.

Born: Thursday, 7/12/1917
Deceased: Wednesday, 12/18/2013

Jessie Lynn Plummer age 45 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, December 15, 2013 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born September 21, 1968 in Springfield, Ohio to the late Jesse Gullett and Corda Green Gullett who survives.

Born: Saturday, 9/21/1968
Deceased: Sunday, 12/15/2013

Letha Nell Patrick Sheets met God at Heaven’s gate and entered in on Sunday, December 8, 2013.  She was born July 27, 1934 in Paragon, KY to Gardner & Maye Lewis Patrick who preceded her to Heaven.  Remaining on earth to carry on her legacy is daughter Jennifer Mae Sheets and their yorkie Ellyee; two brothers, Evyn Earl & Drexel Patrick, three nieces, Brenda Patrick Ford, Debbie Patrick Ratliff & Janet Patrick Bird.  Several great and great-great nieces and nephews also survive. A private graveside service will be observed.

Born: Friday, 7/27/1934
Deceased: Sunday, 12/08/2013

Nellice Marie Penix age 47 of Daleville, Alabama formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at her home. 

Born: Friday, 1/13/1967
Deceased: Saturday, 12/07/2013

Tammy Shepherd Poe, age 46, a resident of Mining Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
 Mrs. Poe was born December 27, 1966 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky the daughter of Stella Joseph Wireman and the late Orville B. Shepherd.  Also, preceding her in death is one son, Christopher Cleek.  
 Mrs. Poe was a homemaker and devoted member of her family.  She was a member of the Licking River Baptist Church.

Born: Tuesday, 12/27/1966
Deceased: Sunday, 12/01/2013

Mary Louise Risner-Roark, age 60, a resident of Burning Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.
Ms. Roark was born October 11, 1953 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Lloyd and Dora Risner-Risner. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Patrick Roark, and brothers, Johnnie, Elwood, Roosevelt, and Cordell Risner.
Ms. Roark was a homemaker and devoted member of her family.

Born: Sunday, 10/11/1953
Deceased: Friday, 11/29/2013

Tammy Shepherd Poe, age 46, a resident of Mining Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
 Mrs. Poe was born December 27, 1966 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky the daughter of Stella Joseph Wireman and the late Orville B. Shepherd.  Also, preceding her in death is one son, Christopher Cleek.  
 Mrs. Poe was a homemaker and devoted member of her family.  She was a member of the Licking River Baptist Church.

Born: Tuesday, 4/24/1934
Deceased: Friday, 11/29/2013

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