Obituaries

Janet Sue Trusty Wallen age 49 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015 at her home. She was born January 27, 1966 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Chester and Violet Prater Trusty. She was the wife of James Wallen, who survives.

Born: Thursday, 1/27/1966
Deceased: Sunday, 10/25/2015

Gwendolyn Connelley Johnson age 68 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015 at her home. She was born September 9, 1947 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late John Russell Connelley and Mary Emma “Sittie” Prater Connelley, who survives. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Joe Johnson.

Born: Tuesday, 9/09/1947
Deceased: Saturday, 10/24/2015

Fonzie Howard age 78 of Buffalo Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 12, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born September 27, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Homer and Mary Jenkins Howard.

Born: Monday, 9/27/1937
Deceased: Monday, 10/12/2015

Donald Bailey age 77 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born January 14, 1938 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Sam J. and Betty Cole Bailey. He was the husband of Avonell Bailey, who survives.

Born: Friday, 1/14/1938
Deceased: Sunday, 10/11/2015

Lyla Kay Rice, age 73, a resident of 125 North Church Street in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015 peacefully at her home.
Mrs. Rice was born June 11, 1942 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Sam and Alda Lykins Howard. Also, preceding her in death is husband, Howard Rice, whom she married September 11, 1965; sisters, Arta Hale, Jolene Hahn, Naomi Elrod; and brothers, John Howard, Fred Howard, Kenneth Howard.

Born: Thursday, 6/11/1942
Deceased: Saturday, 10/10/2015

William “Bill” McKinzie, 94, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Ashford Place Health Campus. He was born July 24, 1921, to William Lonza McKinzie and Mae (McCarty) McKinzie in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married Amy Evelyn (Price) McKinzie on Jan. 15, 1949, and she survives. Other survivors include 11 children; many grandchildren and great-¬grandchildren; two brothers, Austin and Edmond McKenzie of Kentucky; sister, Frances Pope of Ohio; brother-¬in-¬law, James Boots Cole of Kentucky; sister-¬in-¬law, Gracie Bush of Kentucky; and many nieces and nephews.

Born: Sunday, 7/24/1921
Deceased: Thursday, 10/01/2015

Kayla Marie Allen age 22 of Van Lear, Kentucky passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born December 31, 1992 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Gary and Melissa (Missy) Basham Allen, who survive. Survivors also include one brother Chad Allen of Pikeville, Kentucky, one sister Anna Marie Allen also of Pikeville, Kentucky, one niece Isabella “Belly Button” Allen and two nephews Trenton Tackett and Boston Adkins. Several aunts and uncles and several cousins also survive.
Kayla is preceded in death by one brother Shawn Allen.

Born: Thursday, 12/31/1992
Deceased: Thursday, 10/01/2015

Sam Stone age 73 of Knoxville, Tennessee formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Summit View Nursing Home in Rocky Top, Tennessee. He was born August 5, 1942 in Gunlock, Kentucky to the late Willard and Orpha Wireman Stone. He was the husband of Sharon Kaye Conley Stone, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 8/05/1942
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/22/2015

Emmitt Ray Borders age 76 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born October 3, 1938 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Bascom and Elizabeth Crace Borders. He was the husband of Shelby Jean Wireman Borders, who preceded him in death. Survivors include one brother Earshel Borders of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, one sister Easter Blair of Swamp Branch, Kentucky, four nieces and nephews and one great niece.
Emmitt worked at Continental Conveyor in Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Monday, 10/03/1938
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/22/2015

Daeson Watson, age 62, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Appalachian Regional Hospital in Hazard, Kentucky.
Mr. Watson was born April 16, 1953 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Conrad and Edna Bailey Watson. Also, preceding him in death are sisters, Geraldine Bartles, Dawn Sue Watson; and brothers, Ronnie Watson, Larry Watson.
Mr. Watson was employed as a self-employed carpenter until his retirement.

Born: Thursday, 4/16/1953
Deceased: Saturday, 9/19/2015

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