Obituaries

Anita Louise Salyer Williams age 65 of Falcon, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born September 18, 1952 in Mansfield, Ohio to the late Theodore and Mildred Caudill Salyer.  She was the wife of Troy Williams, who preceded her in death. 

Born: Thursday, 9/18/1952
Deceased: Wednesday, 12/13/2017

Guster "Jim Crow" Howard age 84 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born April 30, 1933 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dewey and Bertha Howard.
Survivors include two nieces, Donna Ward and Nancy Jean Howard, one nephew, Teddy Howard, one great niece, Brittany Wallace, and two great nephews, Tommy Manns and Chad Mitchell Manns.

Born: Sunday, 4/30/1933
Deceased: Wednesday, 12/13/2017

Price Hensley Summa age 53 of Guncreek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born July 26, 1964 in La Porte, Indiana to the late Oscar and Mary Elizabeth Caudill Summa.  He was the husband of Leona Peters Summa, who survives. 

Born: Sunday, 7/26/1964
Deceased: Tuesday, 12/12/2017

Helen Marie Branch, age 87, of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Mountain Manor of Paintsville.
Helen was born June 4, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, daughter of the late Ernie and Virgie Conley Howard. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Carl Branch and one grandson, Greg Holley.

Born: Wednesday, 6/04/1930
Deceased: Tuesday, 11/28/2017

Shirley Marie Prater Robinette age 79 of Cripple Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at her home. She was born August 13, 1938 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Oscar and Flossie Whitaker Prater. She was the wife of George Robinette, who preceded her in death.

Born: Saturday, 8/13/1938
Deceased: Monday, 11/27/2017

Edwin Eldridge 
Howard passed away on November 26, 2017 in Sandwich, MA after a long battle with cancer.  He went peacefully surrounded by his four sons and wife of 53 years, Giohra “Julie” Howard.  

Born: Sunday, 5/24/1931
Deceased: Sunday, 11/26/2017

LeeAnn Michelle Coffey age 37 of Louisa, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born July 9, 1980 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to David Coffey and Kimberly Lyon, who survive. She was the wife of Todd E. Collins, who also survives.

Born: Wednesday, 7/09/1980
Deceased: Thursday, 11/23/2017

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Betty Arnett Davis, age 78, a resident of Dixie Avenue in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at her home after a lengthy illness.

Born: Saturday, 4/15/1939
Deceased: Wednesday, 11/22/2017

Melissa Lynn Allen Brown, age 54, a resident of Burton Branch in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.
Melissa was born October 17, 1963 at General Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Richard and Juanita Taylor Allen. Also preceding her in death are sisters, Ella Jackson and Michelle Allen.
Melissa attended college and was employed as a real estate agent for many years.

Born: Thursday, 10/17/1963
Deceased: Wednesday, 11/22/2017

Willard Risner age 84 of Lima, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at his home. He was born August 11, 1933 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Taylor and Edna Whitaker Risner. He was the husband of Pearlie Risner, who preceded him in death. 

Born: Friday, 8/11/1933
Deceased: Monday, 11/20/2017

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