Obituaries

Christine Allen age 65 of Old House Branch Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born November 18, 1949 in Ashland, Kentucky to the late James and Rosa Francis Allen. She is survived by one sister Loretta Irene (Glen) Stewart of Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Born: Friday, 11/18/1949
Deceased: Tuesday, 1/20/2015

Carter Castle age 66 of Gunlock, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Saint Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born June 10, 1948 in Gunlock, Kentucky to the late Carew and Nora Ellen Shepherd Castle. Survivors include one brother Danny Castle of North Manchester, Indiana, and four sisters Haley Shepherd of Gunlock, Kentucky, Helen King of Indianapolis, Indiana, Hazel Bradley of Liberty Mills, Indiana and Mazie Harris of Sellers Lake, Indiana.

Born: Thursday, 6/10/1948
Deceased: Monday, 1/19/2015

Connie Ann Bailey Estep age 46 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born May 23, 1968 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Raymond and Vanie Terry Bailey. Survivors include one son C.J.

Born: Thursday, 5/23/1968
Deceased: Monday, 1/19/2015

Dola Howard, age 88, a resident of Flat Fork Road Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Mr. Howard was born February 20, 1926 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Ashland and Lula Ann Jenkins Howard.  Also, preceding him in death is one son, Michael R. Howard; brothers, Toy Howard, Golden Howard, Greenville Howard, Seldon Howard; and sisters, Wannie Tackett, Estie Gamble, Elizabeth Gamble, Ivory Gamble, Eva Tackett, Flora Howard, Vinnie Salyers.

Born: Saturday, 2/20/1926
Deceased: Monday, 1/19/2015

Galon Howard age 81 of Buffalo Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born October 23, 1933 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Arnold and Una Mann Howard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Gamble Howard. Survivors include two sons Husky Howard and Jerry Howard both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one daughter Sherry Lynn Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother Jackie Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. 

Born: Monday, 10/23/1933
Deceased: Monday, 1/19/2015

Larry Curtis Barnett age 62 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born November 15, 1952 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Ham and Laura Stone Barnett. He was the husband of Rella Craft Barnett, who survives.

Born: Saturday, 11/15/1952
Deceased: Saturday, 1/17/2015

Nellie Jane Powers Kelley age 87 of Mayking, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Whitesburg ARH Hospital in Whitesburg, Kentucky. She was born February 27, 1927 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Frank B. and Emiley Adams Powers. She was the wife of James Vernan Kelley who preceded her in death.

Born: Sunday, 2/27/1927
Deceased: Saturday, 1/17/2015

Allen Lee Bowling age 55 of Dayton, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was born October 31, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio to Charles Lee Bowling and the late Gertrude Pauline Penix Bowling. Also surviving are two daughters, Leigh Ann (Corry) Doyle and Lexi Dyann Bowling both of Lexington, Kentucky, one step-brother Steve Robbins of Dayton, Ohio, two step-sisters, Patty Robbins Benoit and Jane Robbins Kells-Parker both of Dayton, Ohio, and one granddaughter Harper Ann Doyle.

Born: Saturday, 10/31/1959
Deceased: Friday, 1/16/2015

Donnie Monroe Howard age 71 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at his home. He was born January 4, 1944 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Hershel and Marie Hunley Howard. Survivors include his wife Nebraska Roark Howard, four sons Billy (Erica) Howard of Staffordsville, Kentucky, Donnie Howard, Jr. of New Jersey, Michael (Catrina) Roark of Ohio and Brad Howard of Ohio, two daughters Ladonna (Roy) Alsept of Salyersville, Kentucky and Ginger Howard of Ohio, 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren also survives.

Born: Tuesday, 1/04/1944
Deceased: Tuesday, 1/13/2015

John Roy Wireman age 72 of Gunlock, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 at this home. He was born November 18, 1942 in Royalton, Kentucky to the late Morris and Sybil Arnett Wireman. Survivors include one son Travis Wireman of Gunlock, Kentucky, three daughters Trena Delp of Warsaw, Indiana, Josephine Wireman and Elizabeth Wireman both of Salyersville, Kentucky, and nine grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by one brother Meniffee Wireman.

Born: Wednesday, 11/18/1942
Deceased: Monday, 1/12/2015

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