Obituaries

Edgar “EJ” Gamble, Jr. age 22 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born October 23, 1992 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Edgar and Patricia Adams Gamble, who survive. He was the fiancé of Alyssa Kennard, who also survives.

Born: Friday, 10/23/1992
Deceased: Saturday, 6/06/2015

Emma Lela Rigsby Williams age 97 of Litteral Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born November 10, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Simon and Mintie Estep Rigsby. She was the wife of Manford Williams, who preceded her in death. Survivors include four sons; Floyd C.

Born: Saturday, 11/10/1917
Deceased: Thursday, 6/04/2015

Donovan Finch, age 77, a resident of Johnson Fork in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the Morgan County ARH Hospital in West Liberty, Kentucky.
Mr. Finch was born February 20, 1938, the son of the late Leonard Joshua and Audie Burton Finch. Also preceding him in death was one brother, Larry Finch and one granddaughter Heather Nicole Finch.
Mr. Finch was a mechanic, a devoted Christian and a member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge #655 F & A.M.

Born: Sunday, 2/20/1938
Deceased: Wednesday, 6/03/2015

Patricia L. “Patty” Cheek, age 71, a resident of Royalton Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Cheek was born July 8, 1943 in Paintsville, Kentucky the daughter of the late James and Lois Jane Bailey Salyer. Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Jimmie E. Cheek; sons, James R. “Jamie” Cheek, Jeffrey D. “Muggs” Cheek; and sister, Virginia “Jenny Lou” Caldwell.

Born: Thursday, 7/08/1943
Deceased: Saturday, 5/30/2015

Jackie Lynn “Big Jack” Hunley, age 56, a resident of 620 Borders Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Hunley was born February 25, 1959 at the Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Kentucky the son of the late Froy and Ida Mae Caudill Hunley. Also, preceding him in death is one brother, Troy Lee Hunley.

Born: Wednesday, 2/25/1959
Deceased: Saturday, 5/30/2015

Anna Mae Miller Scott, age 35, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Anna Mae was born January 9, 1980 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky the daughter of Edna Nickels Miller and the late Lonnie Hollars. Also, preceding her in death is husband, Eric Scott.
Anna Mae was a homemaker and enjoyed spending her extra time with family and friends.

Born: Wednesday, 1/09/1980
Deceased: Thursday, 5/28/2015

Stephanie Leann Blanton age 30 of Paintsville, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at her home. She was born July 22, 1984 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Robert Blanton and Rosie Gullett, who survive. She is also survived by her step-father, Jerry Gullett.

Born: Sunday, 7/22/1984
Deceased: Monday, 5/25/2015

Richard F. Whitley age 93 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born December 5, 1921 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dudley and Elizabeth Allen Whitley. He was the husband of Norma Blanton Whitley, who survives.

Born: Monday, 12/05/1921
Deceased: Friday, 5/22/2015

Pansy Nickels Miller age 55 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born April 8, 1960 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Brack and Gladys Barnett Nickels. She was the wife of Carl D. Miller, who survives. Survivors also include two sons, David (Neva) Miller of Paintsville, Kentucky and Carl (Christy) Miller Jr.

Born: Friday, 4/08/1960
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/19/2015

Jerica LaShae Arnett, infant daughter of Jerald Lowell Arnett and Tasha Carty passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She is also survived by one brother, Kenneth Bryce, paternal grandparents Lowell Gene Arnett and Kathy Arnett, both of Salyersville, Kentucky and maternal grandparents Kenneth and Pam Carty of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Saturday, 5/16/2015
Deceased: Saturday, 5/16/2015

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