Obituaries

Harold James Cole age 52 of Thelma, Kentucky formerly of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014 at his home. He was born April 4, 1961 in San Francisco, California to the late Burl Cole and Gerrie Rickard Cole who survives.

Born: Tuesday, 4/04/1961
Deceased: Sunday, 1/05/2014

Wilbur "Dubb" Arnett age 70 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born April 16, 1943 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Woodrow and Versie Howard Arnett. He is also preceded in death by his wife Nancy Allen Arnett. Survivors include one son Michael Bryant Arnett of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, one daughter Melanie Arnett Cain of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother H.C.

Born: Friday, 4/16/1943
Deceased: Thursday, 1/02/2014

Bessie Montgomery age 93 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born June 6, 1920 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Green and Nannie Barnett Patrick. She is also preceded in death by her husband Howard Montgomery. Survivors include one daughter Jewel (Clyde) Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, two sons Harold (Linda) Montgomery and Donald Montgomery of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother Richard (Dollie) Patrick of Mt.

Born: Sunday, 6/06/1920
Deceased: Wednesday, 1/01/2014

Barbara G. Jasper, age 77,  of Glen Carbon, IL died at 2:10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
She was born June 1, 1936, in Salyersville, Ky., the daughter of the late Alexander and Thelma Flint Allen.
She married Terry Jasper on Jan. 5, 1990. He survives in Glen Carbon.

Born: Monday, 6/01/1936
Deceased: Monday, 12/30/2013

Ribin Howard Williams age 92 of Waverly, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Adena Pike Health Care Center in Waverly, Ohio. She was born October 2, 1921 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Babe and Rebecca Francis Howard. She is also preceded in death by her husband Lacey Fredrick Williams. Survivors include one son Wendell L. (Janet) Williams of Waverly, Ohio, one daughter Scarlett Williams of Piketon, Ohio, one grandson John Wesley (Lisa) Williams, two granddaughters Makayla Williams and Alana Simonton.

Born: Sunday, 10/02/1921
Deceased: Saturday, 12/28/2013

Charles Trusty, age 79, a resident of Mash Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Trusty was born February 7, 1934 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Comilus Arnett and Flora Trusty. Also preceding him in death is sister, Anna Rose Patrick, and brother, James Trusty.
Prior to retirement Mr. Trusty was employed by the Magoffin County School System as a bus driver.

Born: Wednesday, 2/07/1934
Deceased: Saturday, 12/28/2013

Dutch J. Morgan, age 55, a resident of College Heights in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Mr. Morgan was born July 14, 1958 in Battle Creek, Michigan son of Reba Mae Allen Marshall and the late Carl Morgan. Also, preceding him in death is one sister, Paula Minix.
Mr. Morgan was a laborer and active member of his family.

Born: Monday, 7/14/1958
Deceased: Friday, 12/27/2013

Ruby Jane Allen Fletcher, age 82, a resident of May Branch in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky.
Mrs. Fletcher was born March 8, 1931 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Lacy and Gracie Allen-Allen. Also, preceding her in death is husband, Elliot Fletcher; brothers, Woodrow Allen, Haden Allen; sisters, Polly Poe, Lena Farmer, and Princess Allen.

Born: Sunday, 3/08/1931
Deceased: Friday, 12/27/2013

Nelda Lou (Nell) Arnett Heink, 77 years old, of Inglenook Place in Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky, passed away December 24, 2013 at home.  Nell was the daughter of the late Roy and Minnie Back Arnett of Magoffin County.  

Born: Sunday, 6/12/1938
Deceased: Tuesday, 12/24/2013

Ray Bryant age 83 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born October 18, 1930 in Knox County, Kentucky to the late Grover Cleveland and Vestena Parton Bryant.

Born: Saturday, 10/18/1930
Deceased: Saturday, 12/21/2013

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