Obituaries

Paul Douglas Wireman, died on March 9, 2014 (79 years old). He was born in Royalton, KY on February 23, 1935 to the late Abe and Irene Wireman. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University (B.S., 1956). After teaching two years in Magoffin County, KY, he spent two years in the Army in New Jersey and the Pentagon (1957-59). He went on to earn his Masters in Education from American University (1961) and his Doctorate in Education from George Washington University (1971).

Born: Saturday, 2/23/1935
Deceased: Sunday, 3/09/2014

Estill Hale age 46 of Gunlock, Kentucky passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born January 1, 1968 in Lima, Ohio to the late Dan and Nancy Wireman Hale.

Born: Monday, 1/01/1968
Deceased: Sunday, 3/09/2014

Ronnie Watson, age 66, of Granville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 8:35pm at his home in Granville.
He was born on June 2, 1948 in Salyersville, Kentucky to Conward and Edna (Bailey) Watson, both of whom are deceased.  He married Lola Jeanne Byrne on January 15, 1975, and she survives. 
He is survived by 2 sons, Tom (Vikki) Schoffner of Granville, Ronnie (Brandy) Schoffner of Wharton, Ohio, and a daughter, Mary (Dave) Spradlin of Lucasville, Ohio. Along with 6 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.

Born: Wednesday, 6/02/1948
Deceased: Saturday, 3/08/2014

Johnnie Daniel Patrick age 74 of Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born August 18, 1939 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Buford and Myrtle Coffey Patrick. He is survived by his wife Beatrice Patrick, two brothers Leondus and Ashland B.

Born: Friday, 8/18/1939
Deceased: Thursday, 3/06/2014

Janice Lynn Marshall Risner, age 52, a resident of Gardner Trail in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at her home.
Mrs. Risner was born June 2, 1961 in Paintsville, Kentucky the daughter of Paul Marshall and the late Virginia Carpenter Marshall. Also, preceding her in death is husband, Willie Risner; sister, Charlotte Marshall; and brother, David Marshall.
Mrs. Risner was a homemaker and devoted family member and friend.

Born: Monday, 6/05/1961
Deceased: Wednesday, 3/05/2014

Judy Litteral Perkins age 54 of Urbana, Ohio formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the Hospice of Dayton Care Center in Dayton, Ohio. She was born June 10, 1959 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late James Earl Litteral and Junella Litteral who survives. She is also survived by her husband Bill Perkins, two daughters Heather and Holly Perkins, sister Joyce Foust, grandmother Arlene Blair, grandchildren Garrett McGinnis, Carstan Perkins, Darius McGinnis, and Trenton McGinnis.

Born: Wednesday, 6/10/1959
Deceased: Tuesday, 3/04/2014

Shirley Faye Poe Minix age 74 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born April 23, 1939 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Frank and Maude Minix Poe. She is also preceded in death by her husband Charles Minix. Shirley was a homemaker and a member of the Carver United Baptist Church.

Born: Sunday, 4/23/1939
Deceased: Thursday, 2/27/2014

Myrtle Lee Johnson Mann age 77 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Myrtle was born April 4, 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Curtis and Emma Tackett Johnson.

Born: Saturday, 4/04/1936
Deceased: Tuesday, 2/25/2014

Dewey Simpkins, age 83, a resident of Magoffin Manor in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, Kentucky.
Mr. Simpkins was born January 7, 1931 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late John and Della Poe Simpkins. Also, preceding him in death is son, Jerry Simpkins; sisters, Marie Poe, Bernice Short, Rose Arnett, Myrtle Rice, Juanita Simpkins, Polly Arnett; brothers, Thomas Simpkins, Charlie Reed, and Ed Reed.

Born: Wednesday, 1/07/1931
Deceased: Tuesday, 2/25/2014

Beulah Paulyne Gibson Conley, 90, widow of Oliver Elmon Conley, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 23, 2014. The oldest child of the late Clyde Egbert Gibson and Hester May “Hettie” Mitchell Dobson, she was born March 21, 1923 in Van Wert, Iowa. She married Mr. Conley December 8, 1945 and they moved to Lexington after he retired from his Air Force career. Mrs. Conley was a retired employee of the Blue Grass Army Depot and a former Arby’s Restaurant employee.

Born: Wednesday, 3/21/1923
Deceased: Sunday, 2/23/2014

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