Obituaries

Joyce Ward Lemaster age 71 of Rock Lick Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born November 5, 1944 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Turner and Mae Kelso Ward. She was the wife of Wendell Lemaster, who survives.

Born: Sunday, 11/05/1944
Deceased: Saturday, 5/28/2016

Alka Patrick age 91 of Lexington, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at the St. Joseph Hospital's Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born April 22, 1925 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Shafter and Ada Arnett Patrick. 
Survivors include one sister, Katherine Dyer of Lexington, Kentucky, one sister-in-law, Dean Adams of Salyersville, Kentucky, several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
Alka was a devoted member of the Salyersville First Baptist Church. 

Born: Wednesday, 4/22/1925
Deceased: Friday, 5/27/2016

Mrs. Sandra Arnett Shepherd, age 84, of Chatsworth, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at her residence. 
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents, Burney and Harriet Arnett; her husband, Emit Shepherd; and several brothers and sisters.

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Deceased: Tuesday, 5/24/2016

Howard, Betty 7/6/1924 - 5/19/2016

Born: Sunday, 7/06/1924
Deceased: Thursday, 5/19/2016

Frank Stephens, age 94, a good man of great character and integrity, who loved God, his family and his country, was called into the presence of the Lord, at 3:56 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2016, at his home.  
Frank was born January 31, 1922 in Gunlock, KY, to the late Edward and Leatha (Howard) Stephens. On March 9, 1945 he married Agnes Vell (Reed) Stephens who preceded him in death on February 23, 2004. 

Born: Tuesday, 1/31/1922
Deceased: Monday, 5/16/2016

Anna Mae Arnett Howard, age 70 a resident of Middle Fork, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at her residence. 
Mrs. Howard was born July 23, 1945 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Proctor and Nora Kimberlin Arnett. Also preceding her in death are two sisters, Alene Arnett Farris and Lilly Arnett. 
Mrs. Howard was a devoted wife, mother and member of her community. 

Born: Monday, 7/23/1945
Deceased: Monday, 5/16/2016

Edward Grigsby, age 85, a resident of Pleasant Hill in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Grigsby was born January 11, 1931 in Garrett, Kentucky.
Mr. Grigsby was a retiree of the Chrysler-Jeep Automobile Plant in Toledo, Ohio as a laborer.  He was a member of the UAW in Toledo, Ohio.  He enjoyed many of the local auctions, peddling, and trading with friends.

Born: Sunday, 1/11/1931
Deceased: Monday, 5/16/2016

Virginia Louise Salyer Patrick age 91 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born August 27, 1924 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Millard and Julia Cain Salyer. She was the wife of Henry Clay Patrick, who preceded her in death.

Born: Wednesday, 8/27/1924
Deceased: Sunday, 5/15/2016

Robert Ray Howard age 50 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born August 20, 1965 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Bobby Howard and Eva Lee Bailey Howard, who survives. 
Survivors also include his wife, Shelly Conn Howard, one daughter, Jillian Lee Howard of Salyersville, Kentucky, and three sisters, Sherry Patrick, Tina Ousley and Jenny Lester all of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Friday, 8/20/1965
Deceased: Sunday, 5/15/2016

Ila Stephens, 85, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, OH, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on December 18, 1930 in Oil Springs, KY, the daughter of John L. and Rora (Saylor) Trent.  On October 26, 1946, she married Clayton Stephens; he preceded her in death in 1984.  Ila worked for Standard Products and for Chrysler Automotive, retiring in 1985.  Ila loved her family, in addition to raising her daughters, she raised her siblings, Pracilla, Alta, Tracy and Bill.

Born: Thursday, 12/18/1930
Deceased: Tuesday, 5/10/2016

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