Obituaries

Bonnie Sturdivant Watkins, age 64, a resident of Hazel Green, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 at her home.
     Mrs. Watkins was born August 8, 1949 in Wrigley, Tennessee the daughter of the late Melvin and Mary Lou Isbell Watkins.  Also, preceding her in death is one sister, Mary Anderson, and brother, Charles Ray Sturdivant.
     Mrs. Watkins was a homemaker and devoted member to her family and community.

Born: Monday, 8/08/1949
Deceased: Sunday, 4/27/2014

Hager "Junior" Minix Jr., age 68, a resident of Duco Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at his home.
    Mr. Minix was born September 18, 1945 in Manchester, Michigan the son of the late Hager Sr. and Cassie Salyers Minix.  Also, preceding him in death is son, Terry Allen Longacre; sisters, Ora Grob, Amanda Conley, Joanne Minix, Margery Minix; brothers, JB Minix, Creighton Minix, and Clyde Minix.

Born: Tuesday, 9/18/1945
Deceased: Thursday, 4/24/2014

James Collins age 57 of Royalton Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at his home.  He was born September 23, 1956 in Winamac, Indiana to the late Connie and Opal Coldiron Collins. Survivors include one son Jamie (Jodi) Collins of Royalton, Kentucky, one daughter Starr (Michael) Gasparac of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Sunday, 9/23/1956
Deceased: Thursday, 4/24/2014

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

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