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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Joanie Blaine Stephens Conley age 33 of Falcon, Kentucky passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 at her home. She was born July 4, 1980 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late Forest Louie Stephens and Anna Mae Salyer Stephens who survives.
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.
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.