Obituaries

Linda Lou Salyer age 67 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She was born January 11, 1947 in Barberton, Ohio to the late Oscar and Edith Ophelia Linsenbigler Sherbine.

Born: Saturday, 1/11/1947
Deceased: Monday, 1/13/2014

Jerry Lee Combs age 58 of Coon Creek Road, Salyersville, Ky., passed away on Saturday afternoon January 11, 2014 at his home. He is the husband of Peggy Lynn Salyers Combs who survives and the son of the late CJ Combs and Anna Mae Combs Stephens who survives. Jerry was affiliated with the Royalton United Baptist Church and a retired construction worker.

Born: Thursday, 9/08/1955
Deceased: Saturday, 1/11/2014

Raymond Edward Johnson age 81 of Dotson Branch Road in Salyersville, Ky., passed away on Thursday evening January 9, 2014 at the Saint Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington West Virginia. Born on April 25, 1932 in Amonate, Virginia he was a son of the late James Edward Johnson and Ollie Asberry Johnson. He was united in marriage to Carol Johnson who precedes him in death. He was a coal miner and of the Pentecostal faith.

Born: Monday, 4/25/1932
Deceased: Thursday, 1/09/2014

Debra Lynn Kazee age 54 of Danville, Ky., passed away on Sunday January 5, 2014 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Ky. Born March 11, 1959 in Pikeville, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Jess Kazee and Mildred Delong Kazee.
In addition to her mother she is survived by two sons: Rawl Douglas Kazee and Brian Kazee both of Lexington, Ky. One daughter: Brittany Jorden of Midway, Ky. One brother: Roy Kazee of Danville, Ky. Two sisters: Betty Holder of Danville, Ky and Sue Starr of Pikeville, Ky., as well as a host of friends.

Born: Wednesday, 3/11/1959
Deceased: Sunday, 1/05/2014

Harold James Cole age 52 of Thelma, Kentucky formerly of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014 at his home. He was born April 4, 1961 in San Francisco, California to the late Burl Cole and Gerrie Rickard Cole who survives.

Born: Tuesday, 4/04/1961
Deceased: Sunday, 1/05/2014

Wilbur "Dubb" Arnett age 70 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born April 16, 1943 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Woodrow and Versie Howard Arnett. He is also preceded in death by his wife Nancy Allen Arnett. Survivors include one son Michael Bryant Arnett of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, one daughter Melanie Arnett Cain of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother H.C.

Born: Friday, 4/16/1943
Deceased: Thursday, 1/02/2014

Bessie Montgomery age 93 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born June 6, 1920 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Green and Nannie Barnett Patrick. She is also preceded in death by her husband Howard Montgomery. Survivors include one daughter Jewel (Clyde) Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, two sons Harold (Linda) Montgomery and Donald Montgomery of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother Richard (Dollie) Patrick of Mt.

Born: Sunday, 6/06/1920
Deceased: Wednesday, 1/01/2014

Barbara G. Jasper, age 77,  of Glen Carbon, IL died at 2:10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
She was born June 1, 1936, in Salyersville, Ky., the daughter of the late Alexander and Thelma Flint Allen.
She married Terry Jasper on Jan. 5, 1990. He survives in Glen Carbon.

Born: Monday, 6/01/1936
Deceased: Monday, 12/30/2013

Ribin Howard Williams age 92 of Waverly, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Adena Pike Health Care Center in Waverly, Ohio. She was born October 2, 1921 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Babe and Rebecca Francis Howard. She is also preceded in death by her husband Lacey Fredrick Williams. Survivors include one son Wendell L. (Janet) Williams of Waverly, Ohio, one daughter Scarlett Williams of Piketon, Ohio, one grandson John Wesley (Lisa) Williams, two granddaughters Makayla Williams and Alana Simonton.

Born: Sunday, 10/02/1921
Deceased: Saturday, 12/28/2013

Charles Trusty, age 79, a resident of Mash Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Trusty was born February 7, 1934 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Comilus Arnett and Flora Trusty. Also preceding him in death is sister, Anna Rose Patrick, and brother, James Trusty.
Prior to retirement Mr. Trusty was employed by the Magoffin County School System as a bus driver.

Born: Wednesday, 2/07/1934
Deceased: Saturday, 12/28/2013

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