Obituaries

Andrew Rowe age 81 of South East Licking River Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at his home.  He was born August 27, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Will and Marie Howard Rowe.  Also preceding him in death is his wife Edna Rowe.

Born: Thursday, 8/27/1936
Deceased: Thursday, 9/21/2017

Oma Shepherd Risner age 89 of Lexington, Kentucky wife of Paul Risner passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Saint Joseph Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Born August 1, 1928 in Magoffin County KY she was a daughter of the late Willie and Sallie Wallen Shepherd. Survivors include her daughters: Carolyn Legg of Sidney, Ohio, Sheliah R. McClanahan of Charolette, North Carolina, and Lisa Risner of Lexington, Ky. Two sisters: Alma Holliday of Lexington, Ky and Alene Allen of Salyersville, Ky., along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Born: Wednesday, 8/01/1928
Deceased: Thursday, 9/21/2017

Marlene Back Arms, age 67, a resident of Georges Branch in East Point, Kentucky, formally of Salyersville; passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Highland Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Marlene was born February 20, 1950, in Salyersville, Kentucky, she is the daughter of Dillard Back and the late Ruby Darnell Back. Also preceding her in death are sisters, Linda Bailey, Judy Lykins, Susie Shepherd.
Marlene was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Born: Monday, 2/20/1950
Deceased: Saturday, 9/16/2017

Isaiah Kayden Barker, twenty-four day old infant of Clifton and Amanda Peters Barker, passed away September 13, 2017 at Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard, Kentucky.
Isaiah was born August 20, 2017 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky with his family by his side.

Born: Sunday, 8/20/2017
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/13/2017

Buford "Boob" Fletcher age 70 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Hazard, Kentucky. He was born August 26, 1947 in Royalton, Kentucky to the late Robert and Dorothy Salyers Fletcher. He was the husband of Myrtle Prater Fletcher, who preceded him in death.

Born: Tuesday, 8/26/1947
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/12/2017

Ray Shepherd, 69, North Manchester, IN died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Peabody Healthcare Center from complications of Lewy Body Dementia. He was born March 15, 1948 in Gunlock, Ky to Oakie & Lynda (Bailey) Shepherd.  On April 12, 1978 he married Jeanie Sue Purvis.  She passed away on September 22, 2011.  He worked at Wabash Manufacturing, Silver Lake, IN for 10 years.  He spoiled his daughter and grandchildren.  He was a very loving and giving man.

Born: Monday, 3/15/1948
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/12/2017

Sherry Lynn Poe Keeton, age 58, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Hazard ARH in Hazard, Kentucky.
Sherry was born July 27, 1959 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Nelson "Bub" and Mayo Whitt Poe. Also preceding her in death are two brothers, Ricky Nelson Poe and Roger Neal Poe.

Born: Monday, 7/27/1959
Deceased: Sunday, 9/10/2017

Bryan Keith Jordan age 21 of Ivyton Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born August 25, 1996 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Phillip "Brute" and Heather Pelfrey Jordan, who survive. 

Born: Sunday, 8/25/1996
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/06/2017

Virginia Mae Williams Howard age 92 of Caudill Branch, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born May 14, 1925 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Raleigh and Anne Gamble Williams. She was the wife of Norman Howard, who preceded her in death. 

Born: Thursday, 5/14/1925
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/06/2017

Dottie Lou Lovely Kusiak, age 68, a resident of Pleasant Lake, Michigan, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Michigan.
Dottie was born March 7, 1949, in Paintsville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Ossie and Hortense Jackson Lovely. Also preceding her in death are three brothers, Mitchell Lovely, Rex Lovely and Garland Lovely, and two sisters, Lela May Lovely and Bessie Archer.

Born: Monday, 3/07/1949
Deceased: Sunday, 9/03/2017

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