Obituaries

Ella Isaac Ward age 89 of Lick Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. She was born May 20, 1925 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Ervin “Bob” and Leona Howard Isaac. She was the wife of Hassel Ward, who preceded her in death.

Born: Wednesday, 5/20/1925
Deceased: Sunday, 2/15/2015

Kenneth Cobern, age 73, a resident of Jack Adams Sub Division in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015 in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Mr. Cobern was born March 4, 1941 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Andy Cobern and Jane Marshall King.  Also, preceding him in death are sisters, Hester Hardinburg, Stella King, Mary Sue Trujillo; and brothers, John King, Lacy Cobern, Roy King, Lonnie Cobern.

Born: Tuesday, 3/04/1941
Deceased: Saturday, 2/14/2015

Harris Banks age 84 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born March 16, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Fred and Roxie Lykins Banks. He is survived by several brothers and sisters. 

Born: Sunday, 3/16/1930
Deceased: Friday, 2/13/2015

Jeff Harper age 97 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born January 11, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Noah and Myrtle Keeton Harper. He was the husband of Mary Ellen Owens Harper, who survives. Survivors also include two daughters Sandy Salyers and Pam Hicks both of Paintsville, Kentucky, one stepson Gary R. Williams of Harrogate, Tennessee, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, five step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren.

Born: Friday, 1/11/1918
Deceased: Friday, 2/13/2015

Mollie Montgomery age 87 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was born February 10, 1928 in Sublett, Kentucky to the late Jasper and Myrtle Salyers Minix. She was the wife of Calloway Montgomery, who preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons, John Montgomery and David C.

Born: Friday, 2/10/1928
Deceased: Wednesday, 2/11/2015

Billy Wayne Caudill age 38 of Lexington, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at his home. He was born October 29, 1976 in Pikeville, Kentucky to Carl and Patricia Caudill, who survive. Survivors also include one son Deon Xavier Caudill of Lexington, Kentucky and one brother Barrett Caudill of Salyersville, Kentucky.
Billy was preceded in death by one son Joshua Eric Caudill and one sister Sabrina Carol Caudill.

Born: Friday, 10/29/1976
Deceased: Tuesday, 2/10/2015

Richard Lee Smithers, age 82, a resident of Falcon Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Mr. Smithers was born April 20, 1932 in Jamestown, Tennessee the son of the late Charlie and Della Brassfield Smithers. Also, preceding him in death is his wife, Jolene Adkins Smithers; son, Danny Lee Smithers; and brothers, James Smithers, Raymond Smithers, Ernie Smithers, and August Smithers.

Born: Wednesday, 4/20/1932
Deceased: Tuesday, 2/10/2015

Patsy Sue Hampton Cantrell age 71 of Richmond, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Kentucky. She was born March 15, 1943 in Bald Knob, West Virginia to the late Richard Hampton and Pauline Francis Holbrook Castle.

Born: Monday, 3/15/1943
Deceased: Sunday, 2/08/2015

Norma Jean Moore Bailey, age 79, a resident of Royalton Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 at her home.  

Born: Monday, 7/08/1935
Deceased: Saturday, 2/07/2015

Amanda Stephanie Gipson, age 25, a resident of Jim Arnett Branch in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Murray, Kentucky.
Miss Gipson was born August 6, 1989 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky the daughter of James Robert and Karen Kay Gipson Cole.

Born: Sunday, 8/06/1989
Deceased: Thursday, 2/05/2015

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