Obituaries

Forrest Junior Perkins age 86 of Dotson Branch Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home. He was born September 8, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Benny and Reva Lykins Perkins. He was the husband of Virginia Gipson Perkins, who preceded him in death.

Born: Monday, 9/08/1930
Deceased: Sunday, 10/16/2016

Doshie Lee Wright age 85 of West Liberty, Kentucky passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. Doshie was born May 25, 1931 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late Elder Lonnie and Lula Cantrell Wright. She was also preceded in death by her husband Walter "Peanut" Wright.

Born: Monday, 5/25/1931
Deceased: Thursday, 10/13/2016

Mary David age 86 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. Mary was born December 30. 1929 in McGuffey, Ohio to the late Toy and Audrey Long Risner. Survivors include one daughter, Jackie Minix of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother Paul Howard Salyer of Inverness, Florida, one sister Jean Cook of Stockbridge, Michigan, 2 Grandchildren Stacy Minix McCune and Melanie Minix Combs, 7 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.

Born: Monday, 12/30/1929
Deceased: Saturday, 10/08/2016

Jessie Murrell age 69 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at the St Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was born March 18, 1947 in Tip Top, Kentucky to the late Robert and Lizzie Rowe Murrell. He was the husband of Stella Dingus Murrell, who survives. 

Born: Tuesday, 3/18/1947
Deceased: Friday, 10/07/2016

Marguella “Marge” Minix, of Stockbridge, Michigan, age 77, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016, at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital.  She was born on July 4, 1939, in Tiptop, Magoffin Co., Kentucky, the daughter of John and Grace (Banks) Push.  She owned a hair salon for many years and enjoyed traveling, going on vacation, and loved to play golf.  She also liked to knit, crochet, and make afghans.

Born: Tuesday, 7/04/1939
Deceased: Monday, 10/03/2016

Billy Joe "Whitey" Gamble age 55 of Old Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 3, 2016 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born August 8, 1961 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to Berlin Gamble and the late Reva Tackett Gamble.

Born: Tuesday, 8/08/1961
Deceased: Monday, 10/03/2016

Leah Michelle Groce Roark age 53 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born August 2, 1963 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Jake Leslie Groce and the late Judith Stark Groce. She is survived by her husband, Ellis Roark.
Survivors also include one son, Ellis Jake Roark of Salyersville, Kentucky, two daughters, Amanda Roark Wheeler and Haley Roark both of Salyersville, Kentucky, two brothers, David Groce and Robbie Groce both of Indianapolis, Indiana and five grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 8/02/1963
Deceased: Sunday, 10/02/2016

Carl "Bub" Cole age 67 of Middle Fork, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, September 30, 2016 at his home. He was born August 4, 1949 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Harold Lynn Cole and Grace Rowe Adams. 
Survivors include two daughters, Carolene Griffin of Horse Cave, Kentucky and Trisha Kennedy of La Follette, Tennessee, three sisters, Patricia Arnett of Salyersville, Kentucky and Helen Alvarez and Tina Bowmar both of La Porte, Indiana, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. 

Born: Thursday, 8/04/1949
Deceased: Friday, 9/30/2016

Bazel Howard age 77 of Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born May 27, 1939 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Homer and Mary Jenkins Howard. 
Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Williams Howard, two sons, Hollie Ray Howard and Jeffrey Howard both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Timothy "Pooh Bear" Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister, Jewell Perkins of Salyersville, Kentucky, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Born: Saturday, 5/27/1939
Deceased: Thursday, 9/29/2016

Helena Maria Williams age 79 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at her home. She was born January 12, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Albert L. and Nora Hensley Williams. 
Survivors include one daughter, Tonya Francis of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, James Williams of Marion, Ohio, two sisters, Ola May Conley of Salyersville, Kentucky and Emogene Puckett of Marion, Ohio, one granddaughter, Tosha Montgomery and three great grandsons, Austin Montgomery, Braydon Montgomery and Braxton Montgomery. 

Born: Tuesday, 1/12/1937
Deceased: Tuesday, 9/27/2016

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