Obituaries

Peter Alden Push, 70, of Lexington, KY, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014.
Pete was born August 30, 1943, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and graduated as valedictorian of Alger High School (Alger, OH) in 1961. After graduation he proudly joined the United States Air Force, deploying numerous times to Antarctica, the Philippines, and South Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in 1965.  
Following his time in the military, Pete graduated in 1970 with a degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He was a licensed airframe mechanic and loved to fly private planes. 

Born: Monday, 8/30/1943
Deceased: Monday, 4/21/2014

William Elsie Conley age 86 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born September 27, 1927 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Tone and Lassie Hall Conley.

Born: Tuesday, 9/06/1927
Deceased: Saturday, 4/19/2014

Wayne Lemaster age 81 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 at his home. He was born December 24, 1932 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Curt and Ida Jackson Lemaster. Survivors include three sons Jerry Wayne Lemaster and Dewey "Dude" Lemaster both of Salyersville, KY and Sam Lemaster of Fallsburg, KY and one brother Bill Lemaster of Salyersville, KY; two sisters Lovella Cockerell of Washington Court House, Ohio and Loretta Litteral of Tipp City Ohio; five grandchildren Jeremy Lemaster, D.J.

Born: Saturday, 12/24/1932
Deceased: Saturday, 4/19/2014

Wendell Harold Minix age 78 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.  He was born June 10, 1935 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Earn and Lizzie Salyer Minix Perkins.  Survivors include his wife Thelma Hackworth Blair Minix, two sons Wendell Minix, Jr.

Born: Monday, 6/10/1935
Deceased: Wednesday, 4/16/2014

Vera Lee Arnett Back age 76 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky.  She was born September 17, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Clarence and Edith Bailey Arnett.  She's also preceded in death by her husband Steven Lee Back.

Born: Friday, 9/17/1937
Deceased: Saturday, 4/12/2014

Emmett (Tuck) Cantrell passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Meridian Gardens in Columbus, Nebraska.
    Emmett was born Dec. 8, 1915, in Salyersville, Ky., to Willie and Julia Cantrell and is the eldest of 13 siblings. He married his wife, Esther (Batterson), on Feb. 24, 1941, in Coldwater, Mich. They enjoyed 73 years of matrimony.

Born: Wednesday, 12/08/1915
Deceased: Thursday, 4/10/2014

Caroline Farris age 50 of Jackson, Kentucky passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.  She was born April 23, 1963 in Knox, Indiana to Eugene Farris and Mattie Montgomery Fields who survives.

Born: Tuesday, 4/23/1963
Deceased: Thursday, 4/10/2014

Margaret Ellen Howard age 78 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.  She was born February 27, 1936 on Craft Creek in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Clyde and Gladie Montgomery Howard.  Margaret was a homemaker and a member of The New Life Worship Center.  She was saved and baptized in the spring of 1964.

Born: Thursday, 2/27/1936
Deceased: Thursday, 4/10/2014

Gary Neil Conley, 58, of West Milton, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He was born in Paintsville, Kentucky to Jeff and Sue (Pennington) Conley. Gary was an animal lover and enjoyed breeding and showing many different dogs over the years. He was an active member of the Echo Hills Kennel Club, Briard Club of America, and the United States Australian Shepherd Association. Gary also enjoyed trail riding and was an avid UD basketball fan.

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Deceased: Wednesday, 4/09/2014

Marguerite Montgomery Gullett age 72 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.  She was born February 28, 1942 in Willard, Ohio to the late Leck and Ethel Back Montgomery.  She also was the wife of the late Roy Gullett.  She is survived by three daughters Angeleia Conley, Laura Risner and Victoria Mullins of Salyersville, Kentucky, three sisters Lucy Jane Arnett, Mattie Fields and Louise Patrick all of Seitz, Kentucky and six grandchildren.

Born: Saturday, 2/28/1942
Deceased: Tuesday, 4/08/2014

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