Obituaries

 Ricky Neal Risner, age 48, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 12, 2012 at his home on East Mountain Parkway in Salyersville, Kentucky.
 Mr. Risner was born July 26, 1964 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Harlow and Mary Vanimans Risner.  Also, proceeding him in death is one sister, Juanita Risner, and one brother, Leonard Risner.
 Mr. Risner was employed as a carpenter in the Carpenter Local #472 Union located in Ashland, Kentucky.

Born: Sunday, 7/26/1964
Deceased: Friday, 10/12/2012

 Earl "Buck" Koontz age 64 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 12, 2012 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born March 5, 1948 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, the son of the late Charles and Oma Whitaker Koontz.
Earl is survived by one daughter, Sandra Rowe of Royalton, Kentucky; three brothers, Joe Koontz of Ashland, Kentucky, Charles Koontz of Salyersville, Kentucky and Harold Koontz of LaPorte, Indiana and two sisters, Jane Pinks of Michigan and Alma Slusher of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Friday, 11/05/1948
Deceased: Friday, 10/12/2012

 Melva Jean Minix Watkins-Salyer, age 75, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Saint Joseph Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
 Mrs. Salyer was born January 27, 1937, in Carver, Kentucky the daughter of the late Leander and Carrie Caudill Minix.  Also preceding her in death is her former husband, John Clay Watkins; daughter, Tammy Sue Watkins Hammond, and sisters, Mary Rose Marshall and Carol Sue Goollhofer. 
 Mrs. Salyer was a homemaker and a member of the Tip Top United Baptist Church.

Born: Wednesday, 1/27/1937
Deceased: Friday, 10/12/2012

 HAROLD GRAY KEITH, age 88 of Tallmadge, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, passed away October 11, 2012 at the Essex Healthcare in Tallmadge, Ohio.  He was born May 30, 1924 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, the son of the late William Marion Keeth and Lucy (Prater) Keeth.  He was a civilian in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II and retired in 1987 from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after 42 years of service.  After retirement, Harold enjoyed the outdoors and helping many of his friends, neighbors and family with home upkeep and projects, often using his mechanical genius.

Born: Friday, 5/30/1924
Deceased: Thursday, 10/11/2012

Sonnie Lee Wireman age 57 of Waldo, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2012 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born November 11, 1954 in Belding, Michigan to the late Willard and Edna Wireman.

Born: Thursday, 11/11/1954
Deceased: Tuesday, 10/09/2012

Gordon Ray Davis age 39 of Estill County, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 8, 2012 at his home. He was born June 19, 1973 in Fayette County, Kentucky to the late Kelse Salyer and Stella Davis Nunez who survives.
Gordon is survived by his wife; Angel Birch Davis, two step-sons; Andrew Birch and Xavier Birch both of Estill County, Kentucky, two step-daughters; Kirstie Wilder and Ashley Wilder both of Estill County, Kentucky, one brother; Tony Salyer of Ashland, Kentucky, and one sister; Janel Salyer of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Tuesday, 6/19/1973
Deceased: Monday, 10/08/2012

 Desandra Montgomery Carty, age 86, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 7, 2012 at the Wells Hospice Hospice Center in Hazard, Kentucky.
 
Mrs. Carty was born September 12, 1926 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Eddie and Hattie Clemons Montgomery.  Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Silas Carty, sister Eunice Arnett, brother Mitchell Arnett, and one grandchild, Mathew Deweese
 

Born: Sunday, 9/12/1926
Deceased: Sunday, 10/07/2012

 Ann Hensley Phipps, age 85 of Salyersville, Kentucky, wife of the late Buell Phipps passed away Sunday afternoon, October 7, 2012 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.
 
Ann was born on January 18, 1927 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Clarence and Mae Lyon Hensley. Ann was employed by the Magoffin County Board of education from which she retired and a member of the White Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church.
 

Born: Tuesday, 1/18/1927
Deceased: Sunday, 10/07/2012

 Paul Miller age 75 of Nippa, Kentucky passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012 at his home. He was born May 6, 1937 in Floyd County to the late Malcolm and Rhoda Miller.
 

Born: Thursday, 5/06/1937
Deceased: Thursday, 10/04/2012

 LaGonda Faye Arnett Mondragon age 25 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, September 30, 2012 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born July 26, 1987 in Johnson County, Kentucky to Jerry Burdine and Peggy Manns Arnett. She is preceded in death by her husband Cory Mondragon. Survivors include her parents and one sister Jerrica Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky, maternal grandparents Phillip and Faye Manns and one niece Chara Rosie Arnett. In addition to her husband she is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents C.B. and Garnett Sue Arnett.
 

Born: Sunday, 7/26/1987
Deceased: Sunday, 9/30/2012

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