Obituaries

Ila Stephens, 85, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, OH, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on December 18, 1930 in Oil Springs, KY, the daughter of John L. and Rora (Saylor) Trent.  On October 26, 1946, she married Clayton Stephens; he preceded her in death in 1984.  Ila worked for Standard Products and for Chrysler Automotive, retiring in 1985.  Ila loved her family, in addition to raising her daughters, she raised her siblings, Pracilla, Alta, Tracy and Bill.

Born: Thursday, 12/18/1930
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/10/2016

  Pearlie Risner age 78 of SE Licking River Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born October 10, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Everett and Mary Fitch Risner. She was the wife of Willard Risner, who survives.

Born: Sunday, 10/10/1937
Deceased: Friday, 5/06/2016

Rodney "Bug Man" Tressler age 77 of Elk Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born August 7, 1938 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Robert and Melanie Murray Tressler. He was the husband of Louann Shepherd Tressler, who preceded him in death.

Born: Sunday, 8/07/1938
Deceased: Thursday, 5/05/2016

Ray Risner, age 57, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Mr. Risner was born April 11, 1959 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Lloyd and Dorie (Risner) Risner. Also, preceding him in death is sister, Mary Roark; and brothers, Odell Risner, Elwood Risner, Johnnie Risner.

Born: Saturday, 4/11/1959
Deceased: Thursday, 5/05/2016

Gladys W. Mullins age 90 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born July 19, 1925 in Swampton, Kentucky to the late Ramey and Frankie Bailey Whitaker. She was the wife of Herbert Mullins, who preceded her in death.

Born: Sunday, 7/19/1925
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/03/2016

Age 71, of Hanover and formerly of Stockbridge, MI passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016 under the loving care of her family and hospice. Barbara was preceded by her husband James Barnett, parents Mike and Garnet (Saylers) Cole, sisters Phillis, Dorothy, and Brenda, brothers Terry and Michael, and her "special aunt" Woody. She is survived by her daughter Shelia (Brian) Rogers, sons Michael, Trevor D., Trevor A., and Joshua, along with twelve grandchildren. Thank you for being the "Best Mom and Grandma". We Love you and you will be deeply missed, you are in heaven and will suffer no more.

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Deceased: Saturday, 4/30/2016

Tressie Mae Arnett Ritchie age 97 of Lexington, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the home of her son in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born June 19, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late "Red" Elbert and Martha Williams Arnett. She was the wife of Robert Ritchie, who preceded her in death. 

Born: Wednesday, 6/19/1918
Deceased: Wednesday, 4/27/2016

Levna Miller May Howard age 85 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born November 5, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Jasper and Polly Cole Miller. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Jack May and her second husband, Okie Howard. 
   Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Sue Hall and Loretta Lynn Howard both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister, Ocie Lykins of Paintsville, Kentucky, three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Born: Wednesday, 11/05/1930
Deceased: Friday, 4/15/2016

 Henry McDaniel, age 96, a resident of Lick Branch Road in Jackson, Kentucky; formally of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 at his home with his family.
  Mr. McDaniel was born February 6, 1920 in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky the son of the late Lidge and Sarah Sams McDaniel. Also, preceding him in death is wife, Mary Allen McDaniels whom he married January 11, 1947; sons, Glen G. McDaniel, Earl McDaniel; and brothers, Ruben McDaniel, Abe McDaniel, Alex McDaniel.

Born: Friday, 2/06/1920
Deceased: Friday, 4/15/2016

 Seth Alexander Barnett age 17 of Houston, Texas formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas. He was born November 30, 1998 in Pikeville, Kentucky to Michael and Betty Carol Barnett, who survive. 

Born: Monday, 11/30/1998
Deceased: Tuesday, 4/12/2016

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