Obituaries

Edmond Neil "Buddy" Howard age 78 of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Salyersville passed away on Friday evening June 1, 2012 at his home following an extended illness surrounded by his family. He is the husband of the former Barbara Jean "Bobbi" Morris who survives. Born November 17, 1933 in Wise County, Virginia he was a son of the late Luther and Rossie Alice Wheatley Howard. Buddy was a retired Union Carpenter and a member of the Salyersville First Baptist Church.

Born: Friday, 11/17/1933
Deceased: Friday, 6/01/2012

Myrna Arlene Kiger Walters, age 76, a resident of Lexington, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 28, 2012 at her home on Donewal Drive. Mrs. Walters was born October 22, 1935 in Dayton, Ohio the daughter of the late Claude Milton and Ethel McNinich Kiger.  Also preceding her in death are three sets of brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws, Roy and Jewel Dyer, Henry and Joy W. Cobb and Robert and Delma Powers.  Mrs.

Born: Tuesday, 10/22/1935
Deceased: Monday, 5/28/2012

Calvin Coolidge Roark age 69 of Cow Creek, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 25, 2012 in Wolfe County, Kentucky. He was born February 24, 1943 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Haden and Delphia Stephens Roark.

He is survived by one brother, Kernie Roark of Salyersville, Kentucky; four sisters:  Helen Conley of Paintsville, Kentucky, Nevada Frasure of Flemingsburg, Kentucky, Nebraska Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky and Darlene Purvis of Flemingsburg, Kentucky; also surviving is his life-long companion Vonetta Bailey of Campton, Kentucky.

Born: Wednesday, 2/24/1943
Deceased: Friday, 5/25/2012

Freddie Mullins age 64 of Springboro, Ohio passed away with his family at his side, Friday, May 25, 2012. He was born January 26, 1948 in Salyersville, KY the son of Fred and Theda Mullins. He retired from General Motors (Delphi) after many years of service and a member of the Masonic Temple.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Danny Shephard; and two sisters, Teresa Borders and Linda Shephard.

Born: Monday, 1/26/1948
Deceased: Friday, 5/25/2012

Mr. John B. Glovak III, age 46, of Brodhead, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.

Born: Thursday, 3/10/1966
Deceased: Thursday, 5/24/2012

Elmer Eugene Hackworth went to be with the Lord Jesus on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. He is survived by seven children: Paul (Irene) of Leslie, Michigan, Ralph of Dansville, Michigan, Gordon (Tina) of Leslie, Michigan, Brenda (Mort) of Leslie, Michigan, Jeanie (Jack) of Leslie, Michigan, Michael (Cherrie) of Holt, Michigan, and Mary (Steve) of Leslie, Michigan; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are one sister, Omie of Indiana, and one brother, Vernal of Indiana.

Born: Wednesday, 3/01/1922
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/15/2012

James Picklesimer age 66 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. James was born April 3, 1946 in Johnson County, Kentucky to the late John Wayne and Florence Mason Picklesimer.

Born: Monday, 5/03/1948
Deceased: Monday, 5/14/2012

Lee Edward "Bouncer" Watkins age 64 of Hazel Green, Kentucky (formerly of Magoffin County Kentucky) passed away Monday, May 14, 2012 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born May 3, 1948 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Albert and Cassie Cole Watkins.

Born: Wednesday, 4/03/1946
Deceased: Friday, 5/11/2012

Harry Edwin Robinson, age 77, a resident of Combs Street in Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Hospice of Huntington in Huntington, West Virginia.  Mr. Robinson was born November 15, 1934 in Chester West Virginia the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson Robinson.  Also preceding him in death is his wife, Mage Begley Robinson; sisters:  Jean, Edna and Ruth Robinson; and brother, Donald Robinson.  Mr.

Born: Thursday, 11/15/1934
Deceased: Friday, 5/11/2012

Robin Jeannette Blanton age 30 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at her home. She was born March 19, 1982 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Tammy Howard and Freddie Blanton who survives.

Survivors include one son: Nicholas Donavon Barnett of Salyersville, Kentucky; one brother: Ricky Donavon Prater of Salyersville, Kentucky; three sisters: Loranda Howard of Paris, Kentucky, Heather Howard of Paris, Kentucky and Nikka Prater of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Friday, 3/19/1982
Deceased: Wednesday, 5/09/2012

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