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Maxine O. "Memmie" Prater Salyer

Maxine O. "Memmie" Prater Salyer age 94 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, March 16, 2018 at her home. She was born November 7, 1923 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late C.K. and Zuma Flint Prater. She was the wife of Arvel S. Salyer, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Mielang (Elden) Gamble, and Verla Marlene (Roger) Russell both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother, Chrissylee Prater of Louisville, Kentucky, one sister, Margaret Orene Harrington of Flatwoods, Kentucky, six grandchildren, and fourteen great grandchildren.
Maxine was a devoted member of the Prater Memorial Methodist Church, a member of the Magoffin County Historical Society, and a lifetime member of the D.A.V. Auxiliary. She was also an Honorary Kentucky Colonel.
In addition to her husband and parents, Maxine is preceded in death by one daughter, Opal Sue Craft, and one grandson, Ethan Craig Russell.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 pm Monday, March 19, 2018 from the Prater Memorial Methodist Church. Burial followed in the Salyer Family Cemetery at Stinson, Kentucky.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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