Obituaries

Jackie Lee Arnett age 74 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born March 1, 1940 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Warnie Branch and Della Mae Gose Arnett. Survivors include his companion Norma Lynn Risner, two sons Terry Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Jay Arnett of Sarasota, Florida, two daughters Kay Isaac and Jacqueline Bailey both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister Anna Jo Salyer of Salyersville, Kentucky, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 3/01/1940
Deceased: Friday, 10/03/2014

Betty Marie Cole Kendrick age 62 of Paintsville, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born March 22, 1952 in Marion, Ohio to the late Arthur Cole and Violet Ann Weaver Abshire who survive.

Born: Saturday, 3/22/1952
Deceased: Wednesday, 10/01/2014

Frances Hackworth Benge age 78 of Somerset, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky. She was born June 24, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Thurman “Red” and Elsie Mann Hackworth.
In addition to her parents, Frances is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Benge.

Born: Wednesday, 6/24/1936
Deceased: Saturday, 9/27/2014

Palisteen Prater, age 67, a resident of Short Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at her home.
Ms. Prater was born September 7, 1947 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Edna Marie Wireman Prater.  Also, preceding her in death is her husband, Russell Jackson West.
Ms. Prater was employed at the Salyersville Nursing Home in Salyersville, Kentucky as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant until her retirement.

Born: Sunday, 9/07/1947
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/24/2014

George Franklin Howard, Sr age 87 of Mize, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born April 27, 1927 in Falcon, Kentucky to the late Farmer and Mae Borders Howard. Survivors include his wife Naomi Peyton Howard, two sons George F. (Marion) Howard, Jr. of Houston, Texas, and Michael (Alice) Howard of Virginia Beach, Virginia, two stepsons Michael Glen (Debi) Havens and Ralph E.

Born: Wednesday, 4/27/1927
Deceased: Wednesday, 9/24/2014

Pauline Patton age 63 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born November 3, 1950 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late John Wesley and Tressie Fletcher Patton.

Born: Friday, 11/03/1950
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/23/2014

Kylie Brooke Chaffins, infant daughter of Terry and Megan Chaffins of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.

Born: Sunday, 9/21/2014
Deceased: Sunday, 9/21/2014

Ellis Hall, Sr. age 77 of Miami, Florida formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born July 18, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dover and Ethel Hopkins Hall. Survivors include one son Ellis Jr.

Born: Sunday, 7/18/1937
Deceased: Saturday, 9/20/2014

Karen Sue Howard, age 71, a resident of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Royalton, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014, in Jefferson City, Tennessee.
Karen “Sue” was born March 20, 1943 in Knox, Indiana the daughter of the late Ernest Howard and Irene Arnett. Also, preceding her in death are two sons, Rodney Leon, Gary Scott; stepmother, Phyllis Howard; brother Rick; and sister Traci.

Born: Saturday, 3/20/1943
Deceased: Thursday, 9/18/2014

Patsy Adams age 67 of Morehead, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. She was born November 15, 1946 in Elsie, Kentucky to the late Rube and Una Mae Vanover Reed. Survivors include two sons Russell (Paula) Adams of Hillsboro, Kentucky, and Kevin Todd (Tina) Adams of Salt Lick, Kentucky; six grandchildren Kevin Ryan Adams, Jessica Nicole Adams, Taylor Mishae Adams, Madison Paige Adams, Jordan David Adams, Colton Charles Adams, and one step grandchild Rodney Allen Easterling.

Born: Friday, 11/15/1946
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/09/2014

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