Cahill, Dorothy M.  ~ age 77, resident of Park Village, Shelby died Monday, April 5, 2010 at her home. Born March 7, 1933 in Raven, Kentucky to John and Zola (Gibson) Craft she had been a Shelby resident since 1963. She was a former employee of the Ratliff Nursing Home and retired from Crestwood Care Center following 20 years of service. Dorothy was a born again Christian who attended the Taylortown Community Church. She enjoyed baking and gardening, but most of all, spending time with her family. Survivors include her husband, Joe Cahill whom she wed May 28, 1988; one son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Nancy Cains of Mansfield; two stepsons, Todd (Barb) Bailey of KY and Butch Bailey of IN; four stepdaughters, Debbie, Vicki, and Joanie all of Indiana and Sheila (Todd) Heiberger of Sandusky; three grandchildren, Amanda Cains of TN, Joshua Cains of Shelby, and Kimberly Cains of Columbus; two step grandchildren, Nathan and Emily Hieberger of Sandusky; two sisters, Lorraine Whisler of Shelby and Patty (Janon) Coburn of Garrett, KY; two brothers, James Craft of Lackey, KY and Tommy (Verda) Craft of Garrett, KY; numerous nieces, nephews, dear friend, Shirley Conley; and best friend, Sharon James. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Tinsley Cains; one son Ronnie, D. Cains; stepson, Wayne Cahill; sister, Pearline Slone; and brother, Worley Craft. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 8, 2010 from the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Reverend O. Douglas Tackett will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Memorial expressions may be made to the Taylortown Community Church.    
Source: Mansfield News Journal, Mansfield, Richland Co OH, April 6, 2110 ~ Submitted by Sarah Ann Roepke

Caldwell, Anita -age 77, of Whitesburg, Kentucky, died Saturday, February 11, 2006, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. She was born May 4, 1928, the daughter of the late James Daniel and Maudie Lou Lewis Mauk.  Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 15, at 1 p.m., at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel, Whitesburg, Kentucky, with Tony Brown officiating.   Burial followed the Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 22, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caldwell, Thelma Alberta -age 68, of Weeksbury, Ky., died Tuesday, June 6, 2006, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Healthcare, McDowell, Ky.  She was born January 25, 1938, the daughter of the late Tom and Maggie Mae Mollett Spears Mullins.  Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 9, at 1 p.m., at Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, Bypro, Ky., with Louis Ferrari and John Allen officiating.   Burial followed in the Little Family Cemetery, Weeksbury, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 14, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Calhoun, Areeda ~ 73, of Sunman, Indiana died Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Born in Pippa Passes, Kentucky on November 6, 1935, she was the daughter of Kurt and Alta (Sloan) Short. She married Ralph Calhoun on April 13, 1953 in Milan, Indiana. He preceded her in death on October 15, 2006. She is a retired employee of Hill-Rom in Batesville, Indiana. Survivors include two Daugthers, Jeralyn Scheible of Greensburg, Indiana and Kim Yorn of Versailles, Indiana; five Sons, Ron Calhoun of Batesville, Indiana and Dan Calhoun, Tim Calhoun, Cliff Calhoun, and Clay Calhoun, all of Sunman, Indiana; 21 Grandchildren; 22 Great-Grandchildren; eight Sisters, Arlene Mundinger of St. Cloud, Florida, Ruby Spurlock of Pierceville, Indiana, Loraine Ernst of Richmond, Indiana, Marletta Green of Greendale, Indiana, and Corine Hammond, Racine Robinson, Ida Bischoff, and Linda Gunter, all of Milan, Indiana; and two Brothers, Carnell Short and Dencil Short, both of Milan, Indiana. In addition to her parents and her Husband, Ralph Calhoun, she was preceded in death by her Grandson, Jud Calhoun; two Sisters; and one Brother. Visitation will be Thursday, September 10, 2009 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Cook Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman, Indiana 47041. Graveside Funeral Service will be Friday, September 11, 2009 at 10:30 AM at the burial site in Little Memory Cemetery, County Road 1150 North, Sunman, Indiana. Rev. Paul Anderson will officiate. Memorial donations may be directed to the Sunman Life Squad or to a charity of the donors choice. Her Sons and Sons-in-law will serve as pallbearers.  Submitted by Loren Calhoun

Calhoun, Arnold ~ 89, of Sunman, Indiana died Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born March 7, 1921 in Knott County, Kentucky to Denver and Melona (Reynolds) Calhoun. He was a retired laborer with the Labor Union. An Army Veteran he served for 13 years during World War II and the Korean War. Survivors include three Brothers, Lawrene "Bo" Calhoun of Sunman, Indiana, Loren Calhoun of Florida, and Wendell Calhoun of Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and two brothers. The Visitation will be Friday, May 28, 2010 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Cook Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman, Indiana 47041 and Saturday, May 29, 2010 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Hindman Funeral Home, 619 Hindman Bypass, Hindman, Kentucky, 41822. The Funeral Service will be at 1:00 PM on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at the Hindman Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Gayhart-Calhoun Cemetery in Hindman, Kentucky. Submitted by Loren Calhoun

Calhoun, Foster -age 76 of Garner, passed away October 14, 2008, at the Hazard ARH.  He was born August 15, 1932, in Hindman, the son of the late Frank & Northa Slone Calhoun.  He was a retired carpenter and an Army veteran of the Korean War.  He was the husband of Verta Lee Hall Calhoun.  He is survived by 1 brother: Russell Calhoun of Hindman; 2 sisters: Esta Leemaster of Hindman, & Ora Allen of Price; 3 special nieces: Nadine Waddell, Coleen Gayheart & Peggy Mullins; and a host of family & friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers: Herman Calhoun, Ray Calhoun, & Quillis Calhoun; 2 sisters: Velda Couch & Delphia Combs. Funeral services were held Friday, October 17, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Milburn Slone, Ronnie Robinson & others officiating.  Burial followed at the Gayheart Calhoun Cemetery, Hindman under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 23, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Calhoun, Louis, Jr., age 71, of Auburntown, Tenn., died on Monday, May 5, 2003, at Auburntown, Tenn.  He was born in Hindman, Ky., the son of the late Louis Calhoun, Sr.  and Elizabeth Pratt Calhoun.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Carolyn Overall Calhoun and his parents.  He is survived by one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Bobbie Jean and Bill Brewington of Tenn.; several nieces, nephews and close friends.  Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 3:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home, with Brother Jerry Osborne and Brother Marvin Davenport officiating.  Burial followed in Donnell Cemetery, under the direction of Woodbury Funeral Home.  Courtesy of Hindman Funeral Home Services, Hindman, Ky Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Calhoun, Linda Mae Blair, 62, of Hindman, died Friday, July 1, at Hazard ARH. Born Feb. 23, 1943, in Letcher County, she was daughter of the late Fred and Callie Adams Blair.  She was a homemaker.  She was also preceded in death by five brothers, J.T., Charles, S.T. and Landon Blair, and Jack Welch. Survivors include her husband, Russell Calhoun; a son, Fred Whitaker of Jeremiah; a step-son, Carl Calhoun of Hindman; a daughter, Melissa Blair of Hindman; four step-daughters, Carolyn sue McIntire of Morgantown, W. VA., Connie Calhoun of Mousie, Sh4elby Thornsberry of Pippa Passes and Margaret Calhoun of Litt Carr, three brothers, Odell Blair of Springboro, Ohio, Harold Blair of Dayton, Ohio and Mack Blair of Jeremiah; and a grandchild.  Funeral services were 11 a.m. Monday, July 4, at Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church, Jeremiah, with Don Pratt and others officiating.  Burial was in Blair Cemetery, Blair Branch, Jeremiah, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman.Source:  Big Sandy News   Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Calhoun, Minerva -age 94, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Tue., Oct. 10, 2006, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky.  She was born Feb. 5, 1912, the daughter of the late Bob Warrix and the late Callie Wallen Warrix Prater.  Funeral services were conducted on Fri., Oct. 13, at 12 noon, at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Chuck Hall, Clyde Lewis and James Waddles officiating.   Burial followed in the Garrett Cemetery, Water Gap, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 18, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Calhoun, Quillis -age 84 of Hindman, Kentucky, died Sunday April 3, 2005, at the Veterans Center at Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born October 12, 1920, the son of the late Frank and Northa Calhoun.  He was preceded in death by 1 son: Gary Calhoun.  He is survived by his wife: Christine Calhoun; 2 sons: Marvin Calhoun, Bill (Peggy) Calhoun; 1 daughter: Lana (Jerry) Adams; 2 brothers Russell and Foster Calhoun; 2 sisters: Ora Allen, Esta Leemaster; 3 grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Tues., April 5 at 11 a.m. at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Larry O'Bryan and Don Pratt officiating.  Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Calhoun, Ralph -age 78, of Sunman, Indiana, died October 15, 2006, at his residence.   He was born March 1, 1928, in Hindman, Kentucky, the son of Denver and Malona Reynolds Calhoun.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson: Jud Calhoun; two sisters; one brother.  He is survived by his wife: Areeda Calhoun; two daughters: Jeralyn Scheible of Greensburg, Indiana and Kim Yorn of Versailles, Indiana; five sons: Ron Calhoun of Batesville, Indiana, Dan Calhoun, Tim Calhoun, Cliff Calhoun and Clay Calhoun all of Sunman, Indiana; four brothers: Arnold Calhoun and Lawrence (Bo) Calhoun of Sunman, Indiana, Loren Calhoun of Madison, Indiana and Wendel Calhoun of Kentucky; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.  Graveside services were conducted Thursday, October 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Little Memory Cemetery, Sunman, Indiana, under the direction of Cook Funeral Home, Sunman, Indiana.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 25, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Carter Lee ~ age 22, of Leburn, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012. He was born in Martin on April 3, 1989, to Mitchell Lee Campbell and Mary Thomas. He is survived by his wife: Keisha Campbell; mother: Mary Slone; stepfather: Randy Little; stepson: Joshua Caleb Baker; 3 brothers: Randy Campbell, Michael Campbell and Brian Thomas; sisters: Aileen Campbell and Deborah Sizemore; special friends: Earl Moore and Steven Boyd. He was preceded in death by his father: Mitchell; brother: David Campbell; grandparents: Floyd and Callie Campbell; and Ollie and Maynard Thomas. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church with Bob Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at the Campbell Family Cemetery at Larkslane under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 1, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Colin ~ age 57 of Cornettsville, passed away March 3, 2011, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington.  He was born February 8, 1954. He is survived by his wife, mother, and 1 son: Joseph (Teresa) Campbell of Cornettsville; 1 daughter: Veronica (Larry) Slone of Cornettsville; 5 sisters: Connie Campbell, Pat Ison, Peggy Back, Martha Bailey, and Loretta Holbrook; and a host of Cousins, Family & Friends.  Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Cedar Grove Old Regular Baptist Church with Danny Dixon, Squire Watts, Scotty Halcomb, & Elwood Cornett officiating.  Burial followed at the Hiram Campbell Cemetery at Cornettsville under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 10, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Colin was the son of Hester Eldridge Campbell of Cornettsville and the late Evans Campbell. Surviving other than his mother are his wife: Vonetta Bailey Campbell; 1 son: Joseph (Teresa) Campbell of Cornettsville; 1 daughter: Veronica (Larry) Slone of Cornettsville;5 sisters: Connie Campbell of Cornetsville, Pat Ison of Hallie, Peggy Back of Hallie, Martha Bailey of Cornettsville, and Loretta Holbrook of Leatherwood; 8 grandchildren: Conley, Dharma, Cierra, Caitlyn, Jimmi Lynn, Roger, Jonathan, and Sarah; 7 great grandchildren.

Campbell, Danny R.   age 50 of Fairborn, passed away Friday, Sept12, 2003, after a long illness. Danny was born Sept 1, 1953 in Springfield, Oh. Danny worked for the Flo Serve Co.   He was preceded in death by his father, Martin Campbell and father-in-law Robert Howard. Survivors include his wife Pamela of22 years; daughter Danielle of Fairborn; mother Mary Campbell of Fairborn; sister Linda Murnahan of Fairborn; brothers Elam (Barb) Campbell of Huber Heights, Tom (Ginny) and Kenny (Linda) Campbell both of Fairborn; mother-in-law Jane Howard of Fairborn, brothers and sisters-in-law Rhonda and Calvin Watts of Fairborn; Terry and Sue Howard of Fairborn; and Bobby and Janie Howard of Fairborn; and several nieces and nephews.  A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the Belton Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-yellow Springs Rd; Fairborn, Oh. Where services will be held at 11 A.M.; with the Rev. Vernon Hurles officiating. Burial will follow in Byron Cemetery Fairborn, Ohio. Source:  Fairborn Daily Herald -- Submitted by Donald Givens

Campbell, David Darrell ~ age 38 of Mousie, passed away January 1, 2009, at home. He was born May 21, 1970, the son of Matta Marie Slone of Indiana and the late Mitchell Lee Campbell. He is survived by his fiancee: Margaret Hollan; 4 sons: David Campbell, Jr., of Mousie, Darrell Campbell of Harlan, Tommy Campbell of Beaver, and Luke Campbell of Beaver; 4 daughters: Bernice Campbell of Jeremiah, Heather Campbell of Hindman, Anna Marie Campbell of Harlan, and Kayleen Campbell of Beaver; 7 brothers: Michael Campbell of Beaver, Randy Campbell of Caney, Carter Campbell of Hindman, Donald Allen of Michigan, Clyde Allen of Ohio, Bobby Jacobs of Indiana, and Michael Jacobs of Michigan; 5 sisters: Deborah Sizemore of Mousie, Ailene Campbell of Caney, Susie Allen of Michigan, Crystal Allen of Ohio, and Ella Jacobs of South Carolina; 1 grandchild: Jenna Leeann Nicole Adams of Jeremiah along with a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services were held Sunday, January 4, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Ball Branch Old Regular Baptist Church with Roger Hicks & others officiating.  Burial followed at the Campbell Cemetery at Mousie under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 8, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, David Wayne "Boo" ~ age 59, of Hazard, passed away on May 2, 2010, at the Hazard Medical Center.  He was a self-employed attorney. He is preceded in death by his father: Carl Campbell.  He is survived by his wife: Deborah Lynn Combs Campbell; mother: Emma Baker Campbell; 3 nieces: Michelle Salyer, Martha Feltner & Millie Combs; 2 nephews: Larry Joe Begley & Michael Baker; 2 sisters: Glenna (William) Bean & Betina (Doug) Baker; 1 brother: Danny Ray Campbell; masonic brothers: Johnny Joe Combs, Roy Combs & Dirk Flincham and a host of family & friends. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at Maggard's Mountain View Chapel with Henry Clay Roberson & Paul Couch officiating.  Burial followed at the Riverside Cemetery in Hazard under the direction of Maggard's Mountain View Chapel of Hazard.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 13, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Elbert Ray  -37, of Hazard, died Friday, April 7, 2006 at the Hazard Medical Center.  He was the son of the late Bernice Campbell and Cindy Campbell. He is survived  by 1 son, Albert Ray Campbell of Grapevine; 2 sisters, Judy Carol Campbell of  Grapevine; Addie England of TN; 1 brother, Gary Wayne Campbell of Grapevine; 2  nephews, Johnny Wells and Timmy England; 2 nieces, Rita Boles and Stacy England.  Funeral was conducted Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at Maggard's Mountain View Chapel  with Rev. Dean DeMaris officiating, burial in the White Family Cemetery in  Grapevine. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home in charge of  arrangements.  Source: Hazard Herald Obituaries Thursday, April 13,  2006  Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Campbell, Girlie Slone ~ 82, wife of the late D.W. Campbell and daughter of the late Cisco and Viney Slone, died March 6, 2009. She was a housewife who loved spending time with her family. Born in Knott County, she became a member of Mousie Baptist Church, later moving to Lexington. She is survived by her children, Lerry (Karen) Campbell and Gertrude (Thomas) Kilgore; grandchildren, Mark Campbell and Eddie Kilgore; and great grandchildren, Jessie Todd, Angel, and Cheyenne. Services were held, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. at the Bell Mausoleum, Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, KY.  Memorials to the Alzheimers Association.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 12, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Harden -96, of Line Fork, died Friday, April 7, 2006 at  the Letcher Manor Nursing Home. He is survived by 1 daughter, Mary Sue Keith of  Manchester; 2 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral was conducted  Monday, April 10, 2006 at Brashear Funeral Home Chapel with Old Regular Baptist  Ministers officiating, burial in the Whitaker Cemetery. Brashear Funeral Home in  charge of arrangements. 
Source: Hazard Herald Obituaries Thursday, April 13,  2006 -Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Campbell, Jack D. age 77, of Dayton, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at the VA Hospital. He was born on March 26, 1929 in Knott County, KY to the late William Marion and Clova Campbell. He is preceded in death by brother, Ray Campbell; sisters, Rhoda Campbell and June Campbell. He is survived by his sister, Bonnie Norris. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 10, 2006 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL 3970 Dayton Xenia Rd. at Grange Hall Rd.. Interment Forest Hills Memorial Gardens.   Published in the Dayton Daily News on 6/9/2006 Posted by Connie Spurlock

Campbell, James Randall ~ age 38, of Mousie, passed away April 16, 2011, at his home. He was born in Pikeville on July 23, 1972, to Thomas Campbell and Geraldine Combs Campbell. He is survived by his mother: Geraldine Campbell; son: J.T. Campbell; granddaughter: Lauryn Brooklyn; brother: Eddie (Rebecca) Campbell; sister: Robin (Dave) Morrow; nephews: Robbie, Dustin, Devin and James Eric; niece: Alyssa. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at the Mousie First Baptist Church with Randall Short officiating.  Burial followed at the Turner Campbell Cemetery at Mousie under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 21, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Preceded in death by father: Thomas Campbell; 1 sister: Tina Campbell Kassee.

Campbell, Kenneth Ray ~ age 60, of Mousie, passed away on March 11, 2010, at his Home. He was born on July 23, 1949 in Lackey the son of Irema Combs Campbell and the late Elize Campbell.  Kenneth Ray was a Retired School Teacher from the Knott County Board of Education.  He was married to Verna Johnson Campbell. Other family members; Children; Nicholas Elzie Bill Campbell, Amy Nicole (Greg) Nelson Campbell, and Miranda Tory Myles Morgan all of Mousie.  Nephews; Matthew (Kathy) Johnson, John (Gina) Johnson, Billy John Johnson, Christopher Johnson, Dylan Morgan and the late Chad Johnson; Special Companions; Patches, Molly and Miley; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law Billy Burton and Betty Rae Johnson; Sister-in-law and Brother-in-law; Connie Johnson and the late Johnny "Booger" Johnson.  Funeral services were held on Sunday March 15, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.  With Chuck Hall, Darrell Short and Clyde "Bud" Wicker officiating.  Burial followed at the Turner Campbell Cemetery, in Mousie, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, March 18, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Other Family: Children: Nicholas Elzie Bill Campbell, Amy Nicole (Greg Nelson) Campbell & Miranda Tory Myles Morgan all of Mousie, Kentucky; Two Sisters:  Jean Johnson & Pam (Kenny) Everage both of Mousie, Kentucky; Nephews: Matthew (Kathy) Johnson, Jon (Gina) Johnson, Billy John Johnson, Christopher Johnson, Dylan Morgan & the late Chad Johnson; Special Companions: Patches, Molly & Miley; Father-in-law & Mother-in-law: Billy Burton & Betty Rae Johnson; Sister-in-law & Brother-in law: Connie Johnson & the late Johnny "Booger" Johnson

Campbell, James Ed -78, died Monday, May 9,  2006. He is survived by his second wife, Jean Delpont Campbell. He was the  father of 5 children, Larry Campbell and Jimmy Campbell, both deceased; Tommy  Campbell; Mike Campbell and Debbie; Judy Campbell Wells and Fred; 4  stepchildren, Paula Napier and Sidney; Kay Lee Vanover and Calvin; John A.  Delpont and Donna; Sue Neace and Billy; 6 brothers and 7 sisters; one very  special friend, Booger (Dog) and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren,  family and friends. Funeral was conducted Thursday, May 11, 2006 at Woodhead  Funeral Home. Woodhead Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.   Hazard Herald (24 May  2006)  Posted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Campbell, James Michael -age 28, of Dice, KY., died Thursday, September 9, 2004, at U.K. Medical center in Lexington, Ky. He was the son of Wayne Campbell Jr. and the late Sharon Campbell. He is also survived by his grandparents, Jim & Nora Combs of Lotts Creek, KY. Three Sisters, Vickie Campbell, Leslie Jo Campbell, and Linda All Campbell all of Lexington, Ky. Preceded in death by Grandparents , Wayne & Pearolee Campbell. arrangements were held by Maggard Brothers Funeral Home 432 East Main St., Hazard, KY. where the family received friends from 6:00 PM to *:00 PM Saturday September 11, 2004. Funeral service was at Maggard Brothers Chapel at 1:00 PM on Sunday, September 12, 2004, Rev. Paul Wegner and Rev. Austin Campbell officiated. Campbell Family Cemetery in Dice, KY., place of burial

Campbell, Lane D. -age 79, of Blackey, Ky., died on Wed., May 25, 2005, at his home.  He was born on Feb. 25, 1926, the son of the late Lee and Florence Back Campbell.  Funeral services were conducted on Fri., May 27, at 3:00 p.m., at Blackey Missionary Baptist Church, Blackey, Ky., with Bruce Gikley, Jr. officiating.  Burial followed in Lee Campbell Cemetery, Blackey, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Campbell, Lavilla Aileen  age 64 of Allen, passed away Monday, January 27, 2003, after an extended illness.  She is survived by her husband, Daniel Campbell.  Other survivors include her mother, Beulah Delong of Allen; Three daughters, Gail Sheridan of Arlington, Virginia, Sheila Setser of Prestonsburg, Sandy Donahoe of Allen; one sister, Opal Boggs of Ashtabula, Ohio; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her father, James Estill Delong; one daughter, Lynn Campbell Tussey, and her sister, Rena Vanderpool.  Aileen was a loving and devoted wife, mother and daughter.  She was a member of the AMVETS Post 27 Ladies Auxiliary and was the owner of Aileen's Floral and Hobby.  She worked many years at the Beaver Valley Hospital, Prestonsburg General Hospital, and Our lady of the Way Hospital, as a nurse's aid and respiratory therapist.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 30, at Hall Funeral Home, in Martin, with burial to follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens.  Visitation is at the funeral home.  Serving as pallbearers are:  Dan Sheridan, William Tussey, Randy Donahoe, Tim Setser, Winson Lee Slone, and Nathan Tussey. Source:  The Floyd County Times,  Wednesday,  January 29, 2003

Campbell, Lizzie -age 87, of Jeremiah, Ky., died on Fri., Nov. 12, 2004, at Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center, Whitesburg, Ky.  She was born on June 20, 1917, the daughter of the late Johnny and Polly Watts Blair. Funeral services were conducted on Sun., Nov. 14, at 11:00 a.m., at Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church, with Allen Whitaker, Roger Whitaker, Rulah V. Whitaker, Ellis Adams, Don Pratt and Elwood Cornett officiating.  Burial followed in Blair Cemetery, Jeremiah, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Campbell, Lucy Marie --age 71, of Hazard, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Kentucky. She was born on March 8, 1933, in Perry County, the daughter of the late Green and Hulda Coots Vanover. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Campbell; her parents; one son, Marcus Campbell; and one brother, Jack Vanover. She is survived by her two daughters, Christin Campbell of Hazard, Kentucky and Jessie Mae Asher of Lexington, Kentucky; four brothers, Joe Vanover, Johnny Vanover and Lawrence Vanover, all of Hazard, Kentucky, and Bob Vanover of Indianapolis, Indiana; six sisters, Rose Vanover, Ruby Bailey and Bessie Eversole, all of Hazard, Kentucky, Neriva Wilson of Indianapolis, Indiana, Nancy Shepherd of Tennessee  and Anna Mae Vanover of Lexington, Kentucky; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, August 13, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Jack Carter officiating.  Burial followed in Campbell Family Cemetery, at Four Seam, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Campbell, Melda ~ age 80 of Hindman, passed away May 1, 2009, at the Knott County Nursing Home.  She was born April 16, 1929, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Wilson & Virgie Slone.  She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Doutha Campbell. She is survived by 2 sons: HB Campbell & Eugene Campbell both of Hindman; 4 daughters: Oma (Anthony) Gibson of Chavies, Thelma (Gary) Amburgey of Pinetop, Judy Perkins of Hindman & Martha Mullins of Mallie; 4 brothers: Fred Slone of Mousie, James Slone of Larkslane, Carmel Slone of Garner, & Sonny Slone of Hindman; 3 sisters: Clara Mae Campbell of Larkslane, Fern Slone of Pippa Passes, Beth Slone of Lotts Creek; 20 grandchildren & a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family & friends.  She as preceded in death by her parents; husband 2 sons: Herbert Slone & Douglas Campbell; 1 daughter: Shirley Campbell; 1 sister: Velma Campbell.  Funeral services were held Monday, May 4, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Carlos Craft officiating.  Burial followed at the Campbell Cemetery, Pinetree Hollow, Larkslane, under the direction of the nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 7, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Patricia Napier ~ age 75, of Sassafras, passed away Friday, February 23, 2012, at the Hazard ARH. She was born at Bulan on January 26, 1937. She was the daughter of Roy Napier and Lenora Combs Napier Sandlin. She is survived by her mother: Lenora Sandlin; Daughter: Sharon (Ronnie) Sizemore; Sons: Bobby Lee Smith, Tony (Lisa) Smith, Neil (Elisa) Caudill, O.J. (Penny) Caudill and James (Sarah) Smith; Sisters: Jackie (Donald Lee) Moore, Jessie Faye Estep, Pansy Napier, Ruby Scalf and Nancy Sandlin Fields; 15 Grandchildren and a host of Great Grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Randy Combs officiating. Burial followed in the Francis and Blair Cemetery at Sassafras under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 1, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Rachel Stacy  age 84, died on Sunday, January 26, 2003,at  Appalachian Regional Hospital, Hazard, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Campbell. She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Curtis David (Erma) Campbell, Chester Andrew "Butch" (Debbie) Campbell, all of Ary, Kentucky, Walter Ronnie (Dana) Campbell of Hamilton, Ohio, Ernest Lee (Brenda) Campbell of Knott Co, Ky, four daughters and son-in-laws, Margaret Louise "Peggy" (Lonnie) Starnes, Winnie Carol Begley, Betty Sue (Charles) Campbell, Vickie Lynn (Orbin) Chaney, all of Ary, Ky; one brother Elhannon Stacy of Haddix, Ky; one sister, Fern Gullett of Nicholasville, Ky; sixteen grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, January 29,at 11:00 a.m. at the Orthodox Primitive Baptist Church, Ary, Ky, with Riley Grigsby and David Gambill officiating. Burial followed in Holliday Cemetery, Ary, Ky, under the direction of Engle-Walker Funeral Home Hazard, Kentucky. Source:  Troublesome Creek Times-Submitted by Donald Givens

Campbell, Raymond -age 79, of Anco., Ky., passed away June 11, 1984.  He was born Nov., 12, 1904, a son of Walter and Martha Singleton Campbell.  He was a retired miner and a member of the Little Dove Regular Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Caudill Campbell; one son, Major Charles Ray Campbell of the U.S. Army stationed in Germany; two daughters, Sue Campbell of Anco, and Reda McIntyre of Vicco; three brothers, Orvis Campbell of Dayton, Ohio, O.P. Campbell of Viper, Tyrus Campbell of West Virginia; three sisters, Nora Cornett of Sassafras, Nancy Campbell of Sassafras, and Zola Warren of Hazard; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, June 14, at 2 p.m. in the Little Dove Regular Baptist Church, Sassafras, with ministers I.D. Back and Elwood Cornett officiating.  Burial was made in the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Home.-Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Campbell, Ronnie -age 55, of Ulvah, Ky., died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Ky.  He was born Sept. 2, 1950, the son of the late Clifford and Alma Cole Campbell.   Funeral services were conducted Tue., Aug. 22, at 2 p.m., at Cedar Grove Old Regular Baptist Church, with Danny Dixon, Jim Fields and others officiating.   Burial followed in the Press Whitaker Cemetery, Hallie, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 23, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Travis Miles ~ age 28, of Hindman, passed away on November 4, 2010, in Knott County.  He was born in Floyd Co. on October 18, 1982, to HB (Becky) Campbell & Palma Slone (Gary) Bryd. He is survived by one sister: Rhonda Kaye (John Darrell) Mosley, Nieces & nephews: Destiny Collins, Jeremy Mosley & Austin Collins: Step Grandmother: Evalena Slone Maggard: special friend: Joe Calhoun: Girlfriend: Kayla Harris: a host of family & friends. Preceded in death by Maternal Grandparents: Gilbert & Flora Slone: Paternal Grandparents: Doutha & Melda Slone Campbell. Funeral services were held Monday November 8, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.  With James & Jamie Hughes & Bethel Bolen officiating.  Burial followed at the Ben Slone Cemetery in Garner, Ky.  Under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 11, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Dr. Varon -age 76, of Ulvah, Kentucky, died Wednesday, February 8, 2006, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center, Whitesburg, Kentucky. He was born June 14, 1929, the son of the late John H. and Mary Smith Campbell. Varon graduated from: Stuart Robinson High School, Berea College, University of Kentucky and Ball State University.  He received his doctorate in Educational Psychology from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Noah (Cinda) Campbell, Troah (Miriam) Campbell, Herman (Lidia) Campbell, and Cohen (Ginny) Campbell; four sisters: Alta (Irvin) Whitaker, Dorothy (Rant) Halcomb, Frona (Carson) Fields and Rachel Campbell. He is survived by two daughters: Martha Wenning (Mike) Wenning, Englewood, Ohio, Susan (Tony) Ware, Lexington, Kentucky; one son: John (Faye) Campbell of Whitesburg, Kentucky; seven grandchildren: Spc. Michael Campbell, Gregory Wenning, Mark Wenning, Janis Campbell, Bradley Wenning, Curtis Ware, Jaimie Ware; one great-granddaughter: Anna Bledsoe; two sisters: Edna Halcomb and Muriel Barger: host of relatives and friends.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 11, at 10 a.m., at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel, Whitesburg, Kentucky, with Kenny Sammons officiating.   Burial followed in the Campbell Cemetery, Ulvah, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Tena -age 93 of Brinkley, KY died at Hazard ARH, Hazard from a long illness.  She was born April 16, 1892, the daughter of Thomas Honeycutt and Jane Hughes Honeycutt.  She was a member of Mt. Olive Old Regular Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons, Woolery Campbell of Redfox, Watson Campbell of Chicago, Ill., Marson Campbell of Detroit, Mich.; seven daughters, Lucy Fields of Redfox, Rosa Slone of Clarksville, Ind., Beatrice Anderson of Brinkley, Orinda Hines of Evansville, Ind., Ida Wyott of Jenkins, Sadie Salewake of Detroit, Mich., Della McDonald of Bardstown; 50 grandchildren; host of great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Aug. 7, at 10 a.m. at the Hindman Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, with Rev. I.D. Back, Jimmy Fields, Elwood Cornett officiating.  Burial followed in the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery.  Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements-Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Campbell, Travis Miles ~ age 28, of Hindman, passed away on November 4, 2010, in Knott County.  He was born in Floyd Co. on October 18, 1982, to HB (Becky) Campbell & Palma Slone (Gary) Bryd.  He is survived by one sister: Rhonda Kaye (John Darrell) Mosley, Nieces & nephews: Destiny Collins, Jeremy Mosley & Austin Collins: Step Grandmother: Evalena Slone Maggard: special friend: Joe Calhoun: Girlfriend: Kayla Harris: a host of family & friends. Preceded in death by Maternal Grandparents: Gilbert & Flora Slone: Paternal Grandparents: Doutha & Melda Slone Campbell.  Funeral services were held Monday November 8, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.  With James & Jamie Hughes & Bethel Bolen officiating.  Burial followed at the Ben Slone Cemetery in Garner, Ky.  Under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 11, 2010  Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Wayne Scott ~ age 54, of Bonnyman, passed away December 29, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Perry County on May 8, 1956, to Sam Campbell and Betsy Bush Campbell. He is survived by his wife: Wrenia Campbell; mother: Betsy Campbell; daughters: Crystal Hensley, Alma (Donald) Combs and Michelle (Brent) Coms; brothers: David, Charlie, Frank, Denny and Sam Campbell; sisters: Stella Hurt and Mary Jane Campbell; grandchildren: Breonna, Joseph, Austin, Sarah and Joshua. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 1, 2011, at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Dean Demaris officiating. Burial followed at Johnson Cemetery at Chavies under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 6, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Campbell, Woolrey ~ age 87, of Redfox, passed away May 23, 2010, at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center at Hazard. He was born in Knott County on August 8, 1922, to John Campbell and Tina Hughes Campbell. He was preceded in death by son-in-law: Dewey Michael Parks; and 11 brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife: Gertrude Campbell; sons: James Campbell and Doyle Campbell; 1 daughter: Joan Parks; sister: Sadie Maggard; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held as 12 noon on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ricky Smith officiating. Entombment followed at the Green Acres Cemetery at Whitesburg under the direction of Hindman Funeral  Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 3, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Canada, Arizona  was born Oct 13 1898 in Knott County, Ky to Alan and Susan (Atkins) Slone, and died Aug 7 1976.She was married to Charlie E. Canada on Jul 21 1915. To this union was born 5 girls and 2 boys. She was preceded in death by her husband Charlie and son, Charlie, Jr. She leaves to mourn her loss 5 daughters, Mabel Canada, Ida M. Canada, Nell Ruth Childers of Lookout, Kentucky. Garnell Price, Florence Canada of Fort Lauderdale, Fla and a son, Foster Canada of Elkhorn City, Ky. One brother Noah Slone of Virgie, Ky. Seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren, she also leaves a host of nieces and nephews and many friends who will miss her very much. Mother loved her children and loved to see them come home and hated to see them leave. She wanted all her children to love and help each other. We believe with all our hearts that she is at rest under the alter of god, until the great day of redemption, so children the ones of you that have not accepted God and want to see Mommy and Daddy again you will have to get right with God. Written by her loving family

Canterbury, Myrtle E. Burchett -age 87 of Prestonsburg, passed away on May 21, 2008, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg. Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2008, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial followed at the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under the directoin of the Hall Funeral Home of Martin.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 29, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*She was born February 20, 1921 at Woods, Ky. the daughter of the late Melvin and Amy McKee Burchett.; Preceding her in death were: The Parents, Her husband, William Albert "Bill" Canterbury and 1 Grandchild.; She is survived by, One Son, William Albert Canterbury, Jr. of Prestonsburg, Ky. Four Daughters, Georgia Ramey of Warsaw, Indiana, Ellen Brown of McDowell, Ky., Ella Goble of Prestonsburg, Ky. and Eunice Jane Blackburn of Prestonsburg, Ky. One Sister, Mary Ellen Goble of Prestonsburg, Ky. 7 Grandchildren & 6 Great Grandchildren.

Caperton, June Watts ~ 83, of Litt Carr, passed away February 8, 2009, at the Whitesburg ARH. She was born in Knott County on June 1, 1925, to Elmine Watts and Ada Combs Watts. She is survived by her husband: William "Buck" Caperton; daughter: Pat (Mark) Perry; stepdaughter: Virginia Caperton; stepson: Michael Caperton; brother: Rayford; sisters: Nadine Williams and Geri Cole; She was preceded in death by son: Charles Combs; brother: Robert Watts. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at the Montgomery Cemetery at Cowan, Tennessee,  with Kent Ervin officiating.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 12, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Carn, Frankie ~ 82, a resident of St. Catherine's Care Center in Fostoria, died at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Care Center. She was born June 17, 1926 in Emmalena, Ky. to Robert and Liddie Gayheart Combs. Frankie married Cloyce Carn in May of 1969 in Portage, Ind. and he died Jan. 30, 1992. Surviving are sons Roger (Cindy) Carn of Fostoria and Watson "Ed" (Kim) McCray of Kenton; daughters Brenda (David) Daniels and Lindsay McCray-Carn, both of Fostoria; brothers Sim Combs of Kentucky and Andrew Combs of Indiana; sisters Abby Patton, Maude & Beatrice Creech all of Indiana; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son James Paul McCray, brother Donahue Combs and sisters Molly Combs, Clara Jane Holcomb and Polly Creech. Frankie was a homemaker and a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Fostoria. Funeral services took place Wednesday May 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home with the Rev. David McBeth officiating. Burial followed at Knollcrest Gardens near Arcadia.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 4, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Carter, Virginia Lee -age 64, of Cowan, Ky., died Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at her residence.  She was born April 22, 1942, the daughter of the late Edgar and Margie Miles Pack.  Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 21, at 1 p.m., at Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky., with Joe Brown officiating.   Burial followed in the Margie Pack Cemetery, Cowan, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 26, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Casebolt, Alma  ~ age 95, of Larkslane, died January 18, 2009 at her home. She was born in Knott County on March 10, 1913, to Grover Hayes and Bertah Wicker Hayes. She was preceded in death by her husband: McKinley Casebolt. She is survived by 10 children: Riley (Linda) Casebolt, Forest (Jewell) Casebolt, Ed Casebolt, Chad Casebolt, Mack (Deloris) Casebolt, Shane (Mary) Casebolt, Jan Combs, Minda (Paul) Amburgey, Joyce (Benny) Amburgey, Deborah (Vernon) Combs; daughter-in-law: Nelda Casebolt; son-in-law: Philip Huff; sister: Elsie Peoples; 29 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren.     Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Joe Scott and Bud Wicker officiating. Burial followed at the Casebolt Family Cemetery at Larkslane, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 5, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Casebolt, Larry Elbert -age 58, of Leburn, Kentucky, died October 9, 2006, at Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born October 17, 1947, the son of French and Rheba Coburn Casebolt.  He is survived by two sons: Bennie (Angie) Sexton and John (Roberta) Casebolt; one daughter: Felicia (Dewayne) Sturgill; one sister: Marcene (Bruce) Culbreth; four grandchildren: Savannah, Shane, Zackary and Talon; one niece: Casey Culbreth.  Funeral services were conducted Thursday, October 12, at 2 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky, with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial followed in the Smith Cemetery, Softshell, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 18, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Casebolt, Rheba C. -age 79, of Leburn, Kentucky, died October 5, 2006, at her residence.   She was born February 7, 1927, the daughter of Shirl and Susie Triplett Coburn.   She is survived by one son: Larry Casebolt of Leburn, Kentucky; one daughter: Marcene (Bruce) Culbreth of Louisville, Kentucky; four grandchildren: John Casebolt, Benny Sexton, Felicia Sturgill and Casey Culbreth.   Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 8, at 2 p.m., at Hindman First Baptist Church, Hindman, Kentucky, with Mike Caudill officiating.   Burial followed in Turner-Campbell Cemetery, Mousie, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 18, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Casey, Madge Allen -age 96, of Hueysville, Kentucky, died Friday, February 24, 2006, in the Masonic Home of Kentucky, Shelbyville, Kentucky. She was born March 27, 1909, the daughter of the late Jacob and Juda Turner Allen. Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 27, in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Randy Osborne officiating.   Burial followed in the Allen Family Cemetery, Hueysville, Kentucky.  Under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 1, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Castle, Brianna Leighayne -age 17, of Langley, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2008 in the St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington, WV., due to an ATV crash. She was born January 19, 1991 in Martin, KY. the daughter of Brian Castle and Lisa Robinson Castle, of Langley, KY. Brianna was a student at Allen Central High School. Funeral services were conducted, Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 11 a.m., at Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, Ky., with Ronnie Samons officiating. Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 29, 2008-Sibmitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Survivors include one brother, Braxton Chase Castle of Langley, KY., a half brother, Joby Blackburn of Drift, KY., a sister, Taylor Brooke Castle of Langley, KY., Special uncle, Steve Buckley. Special Aunt, Regina Castle Allen of Langley, Ky. Maternal Grandfather, Donald Newsome of Prestonsburg, Ky., and the late Dollie Belle Robinson, Paternal Grandparents, Paul and Ruth Ann Castle of Langley, Ky. and Sondra Frasure of Martin, Ky.

Castle, Freddie Jr.,- age 68, of Alvaton, Ky., formerly of Floyd Co., Ky., died on Sun., Dec. 5, 2004, at the V. A. Hospital, Nashville, Ky.  He was born on April 25, 1936, the son of the late Fred and Gladys Meade Castle.  Funeral services were conducted on Thurs., Dec. 9, at 12:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Rev. Nathan Oakes officiating.  Burial followed in Buckingham Cemetery, Bevinsville, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 8, 2004
   
Castle, Virginia age 76 of Eastern, died Thursday in Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg.  Mrs. Castle was born in Lackey, Kentucky a daughter of the late Oscar and Luna Sturgill  Blizzard.  She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by two sons, James Earl Castle and Bobby Ray Castle; and a daughter , Rosalie Glauser.  Surviving are her husband, James Floyd Castle; a son Paul Castle of Eastern; four daughters, Delores Rudy of Maysville, Carol Sue Samons of Risner, Linda Hicks of Snellville, GA, and Debbie Stumbo of Eastern; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at Hall Funeral Home in Martin by Ted Shannon.  Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel.
Source: The Daily Independent, Ashland, Kentucky, Saturday, January 1, 2002
 
Catron, John N. -82,  of Hazard, died Friday, March 31, 2006 at the Hazard Medical Center. He was the  son of the late Drury and Margaret Gibson Catron. He is survived by his wife,  Beulah Catron; 1 daughter, Kathy and Bob Smoot of Jackson; 3 sisters, Golda  Moore of Hazard; Mary Lee Stone of Lexington; Mima Sharp of Morgantown; 3  grandchildren, Sushine Mischele Smoot of Louisville; Brian Adams of Georgetown;  Jon Trent of Georgetown; host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral  was conducted Monday, April 3, 2006 at Maggard's Mountain View Chapel with James  Combs officiating, burial in the Resthaven Cemetery in Jeff. Maggard Brothers  Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Source:  Hazard Herald    March 29, 2006-Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Caudill, Alice -age 84, of Cornettsville, Kentucky, passed away August 11, at the Whitesburg ARH.  She was born in Vicco, Kentucky on August 27, 1921 to Milo Combs and Nancy Combs.  She was preceded in death by her husband: William; children: Hibbert, James O., Mary and Hiram.  She survived by 4 sons: Fred, Sam, Milo and Alger Caudill; 5 daughters: Nancy Collins, Lena Fields, Janice Jent, Susie Fields and Stella Lou Davis; 24 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, August 14, at the Caudill Cemetery at Viper, Kentucky. Arrangements by Hindman Funereal Services at Hindman, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 16, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Alvin  95 of Melvin, died Tuesday, February 4, 2003 at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital.  Born August 28, 1907 in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Wilburn and Elizabeth Johnson Caudill.  He was a retired coal miner and member of UMWA Local Union No. 5988 of Wheelwright; and a member of Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church at Melvin.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pearlie Slone Caudill.  He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Terry Caudill of Somerset.  Other survivors include four sons, Elmer Ray Caudill, Donald Caudill and Joseph Caudill, all of Elkhart, Indiana, and Ralph Caudill of Syracuse, Indiana; five daughters, Melva Newman of Hi Hat, Mavis Mounts and Bonnie Blankenship both of  Columbus, Ohio and Helen Johnson and Claudetta Edwards, both of Elkhart, Indiana; 24 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, and first wife, he was preceded in death by a son, James Caudill; two daughters, Wilma Jean Caudill and Jewel Caudill; six brothers, Troy Caudill, Milburn Caudill, Jarvey Caudill, Corbit Caudill, Cleveland Caudill and Calvin Caudill; and a sister, Mary Jane Cole.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 8, at 11 a.m. at Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church at Melvin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial will be in the Newman Cemetery at Hi Hat, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  Visitation is at the church, with nightly services at 7 p.m. Source:  The Floyd County Times, Friday, February 7, 2003

Caudill, Anna Rose Baker ~ age 60, of Whitesburg, passed away, September 22, 2010, at the Whitesburg ARH. She was born in Hall, Ky. on January 8, 1950, to the late Jesse Baker & Ollie Hall Baker. She is survived by her husband: Jonas Caudill; son: Hank (Paula) Caudill; daughter: Krystal (Jack) Quillen; brother: Walter Baker; sisters: Desta Slone and Carol Sue Hall; grandchildren: Jesse Lee Quillen and Alisha Danielle Caudill. She was preceded in death by; parents; brothers: Leevon Baker & John H. Baker.    Funeral services were held Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Bill Jones & Kenneth Gooch officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 30, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Bennie J 86, of Miamisburg, OH, formerly of Lackey [Floyd Co., KY], died Thursday, March 8, 1979 in the Carlisle Care Center in Carlisle, Ohio. Born April 1, 1892 in Hollybush [Knott Co., KY], he was a son of the late Hardin and Mary Slone Caudill. He was a retired self-employed carpenter and was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Cora Mullins Caudill, in 1969.   Surviving him are three sons, Cardo and Claird Caudill, both of Lackey, and Hetric Caudill, in Massachusetts; four daughters, Mrs. Knonah Hicks, of Covington, Mrs. Esta Strouch, of Cincinnati, OH, Mrs. Zeima Williams, of Carlisle, OH, Delkie Caudill, of Columbus, OH; two sisters, Mrs. Dealie Tyler, of Malfie, and Mrs. Verda Huff , of Hindman [Knott Co., KY]; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Stone Coal Regular Baptist Church by Regular Baptist ministers. Burial was made in the Childers cemetery at Lackey under direction of Merion Funeral Chapel. [Note: Part of Bennie Caudill line: Hardin, Isaac, Abijah, son of Abner Caudill & Ellender Johnson] Source:  unknown newspaper clipping, dated 14 Mar 1979. [orig. on file w/Tackett Fam. Assn..Jim W. Tackitt, 1830 Johnson Dr., Concord, CA 94520; Jim@TackettFamilies.com

Caudill, Carol -age 62, of Blackey, Kentucky, died Tuesday, January 31, 2006, at her residence. She was born September 9, 1943, the daughter of the late Bradley and Alta Caudill Fouts. Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 3, at 1 p.m., at the Little Bull Creek Church, with David Jent, Reed Hampton and Virgil Caudill officiating.   Burial followed in the Melton Cemetery, Carbon Glow, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Chad Rondal -age 65, of Richmond, Kentucky, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky, died on Sunday, February 13, 2005, at his home. He was born on March 6, 1939, in Knott County, Kentucky, the son of the late Henry C. Caudill and Madge Huff Caudill.  He was retired from the U. S. Air Force, where he served as an Air Traffic Controller with the United States Air Force and was instrumental in the launch of Apollo II. As a Technical Sergeant, Chad Caudill and his men were sent to Cape Kennedy, Florida to control the arrival and departure of helicopters, carrying dignitaries to and from the NASA Headquarters launch site.  Some of the distinguished visitors included former President Lyndon B. Johnson, Vice-president Agnew and numerous congressmen, senators and generals from different branches of the military service.  He was also active in U. S. Air Force mobile communications and traveled extensively in the United States and foreign countries.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Ivallean Brook and Stella Slone.  He is survived by four sisters, Ellora Lockhart of Huntington, West Virginia, Priscilla Combs of Clinton Township, Michigan, Arlene Barnhart of Sheridan, Wyoming and Christine Crisp of Martin, Kentucky; and a host of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, February 19, 2005, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Don Crisp officiating.  Burial followed in the G. C. Huff Cemetery, Pippa Passes, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Caudill, Clivan Jr., age 31, of Hollybush, Ky., died Jan. 4, 1984 at National Mines, Mine No. 7, Raven, of injuries received in an accident.  He was born Sept. 2, 1952, the son of Clivan and Jane Slone Caudill.  He was a minister in the Hollybush Regular Baptist Church.  He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clivan Caudill of Hollybush; his wife, Kathy Caudill; two sons, Stacy Brent, age eight, Clivan III, age five, one daughter, Stephanie Lynn, age 10; three brothers, Denzil Caudill of Pippa Passes, Don Ray Caudill of Dema, and Larry Asa Caudill of Hollybush, six sisters, Betty Hoover of Garrett, Vonda King of Kite, Geraldine Conley of Hollybush, Maxine Hall of Topmost, Thelma Caudill of Wayland and Kathy Caudill, also of Wayland. Funeral services were held in the Hollybush Regular Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. with Burton Howard, Burton Ratliff, Bill Moore, and Clinton Moore officiating.  Burial followed in the Clivan Caudill Family Cemetery, Hollybush.  The Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Caudill, Clivan "Duper" III, age 27, of Hollybush, Kentucky, died Thursday, August 4, 2005 at his residence.  He was born May 25, 1978, the son of Kathy Gibson Cook and the late Clivan Caudill Jr. and stepson of Bryan Cook.  He was preceded in death by his father.  He is survived by one son: Clivan MacKensie Caudill of Topmost, Kentucky; one daughter: Kelsi Sheyann Caudill of Topmost, Kentucky; one brother: Stacey Brent Caudill of Pinetop, Kentucky; one sister: Stephanie Lynn (Bobby) Smith of Hindman, Kentucky; father at heart: Robert Lee Hall; many nieces & nephews.  Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 7, at 1 p.m. at Hollybush Old Regular Baptist Church, Hollybush, Kentucky, with Berton Ratliff officiating.   Burial followed in the Clivan Caudill, Jr. Cemetery, Hollybush, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 10, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Cret D. -age: 47 of Beaver, passed away on September 4,2007, at home.  He was born December 17, 1959, at Elkhart, In.  He was a disabled oil rig worker.  He was the son of Esta Johnson Reynolds of Prestonsburg & the late Johnny Caudill. Step Father: Acie Raymond Reynolds). He was the fiancé of Annie Tackett.He is survived by 2 sons: Johnathan Caudill & Cret Douglas II (Susan) Caudill both of Prestonsburg; step son: Jason (Heather)Tackett of Beaver; daughter: Crystal Greer of Prestonsburg; step daughter: Sabrina (Darren) Johnson of Melvin; 3 brothers: Terry (Wilma) Caudill of Topmost, Ricky (Joyce) Caudill & Jerry Caudill both of McDowell; 3 grandchildren: Austin, Braxton & Skyler; nieces & nephew: Tera, Teresa, Rick Douglas.He was preceded in death by his father, a sister: Patricia Caudill, niece: Amanda. Funeral services were held Friday, September 7, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church at Melvin.  Burial followed at the Matthew Tackett Cemetery at Melvin, Arrangements by the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 12, 2007-Submitted by Debbie TamborskiChristopher Lee Caudill, age 8, passed away May 5, 2010 At The Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center.  He was born June 11, 2010.    He was the son of Steven Spurgeon and Lucy Caudill Spurgeon.  He was in the 3rd Grade and enjoyed hunting, fishing, basketball and all other types of sports.  Funeral services were held at the Engle-Walker Funeral Home of Hazard.  Burial followed in the Spurgeon Family Cemetery at Avawam under the direction of the Engle-Walker Funeral Home of Hazard. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 13, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*CHRISTOPHER WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS GREAT GRANDMOTHER-MILDRED BREEDING AND ONE UNCLE-WAYNE MARCUS SPURGEON, JR. CHRISTOPHER LEE CAUDILL LEAVES THE FOLLOWING RELATIVES SURVIVING: PARENTS-STEVE AND LUCY CAUDILL SPURGEON OF AVAWAM, KENTUCKY; PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS-- "BIG" WAYNE AND "MOMMY" LILLY SPURGEON OF AVAWAM, KENTUCKY; MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS-OLDOLEE AND ANITA CAUDILL OF VIPER, KENTUCKY AND DOROTHY KNIGHT OF CHRISOPHER, KENTUCKY; TWO BROTHERS-STEPHEN DWAYNE BAILEY OF VIPER, KENTUCKY AND STEVE MARCUS SPURGEON OF AVAWAM, KENTUCKY; ONE SISTER-ASHLEY JEANETTE COMBS OF AVAWAM, KENTUCKY; ESPECIALLY LOVED BY UNCLE MICHAEL WAYNE PIERCE AND AUNT CRYSTAL PIERCE; A HOST OF OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS SURVIVE.

Caudill, Darlene -age 32, of Litt Carr, Kentucky, died Sunday, June 18, 2006, at her residence.  She was born October 5, 1973, the daughter of Bill and Myrtle Caudill Cox.  She was preceded in death by her mother: Myrtle.  She is survived by her husband: Amos Caudill; father: Bill Cox; one son: Timothy James Lloyd Nickles; one daughter: Jazzima Nickles; two brothers: Billy Edward (Donna) Cox and William Jr. Mullins; two sisters: Tammi (Garlie) Paige and Donna (Johnny) Paige; host of aunts, uncles and other relatives.  Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 21, at 11 a.m, at the Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church, with Roger Hicks and Kelly Slone officiating. Burial followed in the Cox Cemetery, Mousie, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 21, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Donald J. -age 64 of Cowan, passed away January 15, 2008, at Pikeville Medical Center.  He was born October 15, 1943. Funeral services were held Friday, January 18, 2008, at 12 p.m. at the Cowan Chapel Church.  Burial followed in the Dinah Blair Cemetery at Cowan under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 24, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Earl Jr. -age 51 of Pinetop, passed away April 17, 2007, at home. He was a disabled factory worked and the son of the late Pearl & Stella Caudill. He is survived by his fiancée: Geneva Fair; 2 step-sons: James Ritchie & Christopher Ritchie; 2 brothers: Lester C. (Linda) Caudill of Elizabethtown, Ky., & Ronnie Dean (Jenny) Caudill of Pippa Passes; 2 sisters: Linda Sue (Oris Ray) Lawson of London, Ky., & Terrie Lynn (David) Jacobs of Pippa Passes; step-grandson: Zachery Wayne Ritchie; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. The funeral was held Saturday, April 21, 2007, at 1 p.m. at the Hollybush Old Regular Baptist Church in Hollybush, Ky. Burial was at the Caudill Cemetery in Hollybush, Ky., under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 25, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Edward -age 80, of Van Lear, Ky., passed away Friday, June 22, 2007 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 25, 2007 at 1:00 at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Clergyman Mark Walz officiating. Entombment will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., caring for those arrangements.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 27, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Husband of Faye Petry Caudill Born December 23, 1926 in Louisville, Ky., the son of the late Jesse Caudill and Ora Crase Caudill. Survivors include his wife, Faye, three nephews, Charles Edward Petry, Hermitage, Tn., James Mason Caudill, San Francisco, Ca., Larry Edward Caudill, Hurst, Texas, and two nieces, Carol Petry Wheeler, Hermitage, Tn., and Linda Caudill Ronan, St. Cloud, Fl., and a brother Earl Caudill, San Francisco, California.

Caudill, Elizabeth Slone ~ age 88 of Leburn, passed away August 8, 2010 at the Hazard ARH.  She was born October 7, 1921, in Garner, the daughter of the late Wilson & Isabell Mosley Slone.  She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Carl Caudill.  She is survived by her sons & daughters: Billy (Carol) Caudill of Decoy, Wendell Caudill of Leburn, Rodney (Nancy) Caudill of Leburn, Isabella (Glen) Rissler of West Liberty, Juliette Collins of Leburn, & Gwen (Dwayne) Messer of Leburn; Son-in-law & Daughter-in-law: Roy Burke of Bevinsville, Kentucky & Margaret Caudill of Ohio; 27 Grandchildren & 38 Great Grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her Son-in-law: Eugene Asher; Sons & Daughters: Clarence Caudill, Ronald Caudill, Avondal Keith Caudill, Dorothy Asher & Agnes Burke. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 12, 2010, at 11 am. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.  Burial followed at the Caudill Family Cemetery at Topmost under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 12, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Elizabeth T. Cook -age 93, of Somerset, Kentucky, died Monday, January 23, 2006, at the Somerset Nursing & Rehabilitation, Somerset, Kentucky.    She was born February 27, 1912, the daughter of the late Samuel and Ruthie Evelyn Reynolds Terry. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 26, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Spencer Hall, Chuck Hall and Ellis Holbrook officiating.   Burial followed in the Reynolds Cemetery, Mallie, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 1, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Ella Mae ~ age 61, of Topmost, passed away on June 22, 2010, at Riverview Health Care.  She was a homemaker & member of the Martin Freewill Baptist Church.  She was born on February 28, 1949 to the late Colones & Edna Mullins Caudill. She is survived by 2 brothers; Eddie & Emery Caudill; 4 sisters; Lilly Short, Sylvia Little, Sasra Abbott & Carolyn Huff.  She was preceded in death by parents; 2 brothers; Frederick & Diamond Caudill. Funeral services were held Saturday June 26, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin, Ky. with Carl Dewayne Watkins & Willie Duff officiating.  Burial followed at the Caudill Family Cemetery at Topmost, Ky. under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 1, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Eva ~ age 57 of Timken, Kansas, formerly of Ary, passed away March 16, 2011, at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.  She was born on March 19, 1953.    Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the Little Bull Creek Church.  Burial followed at the Jent Cemetery at Carcassone under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 24, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Eva was the widow of Franklin Caudill. Surviving are 1 son: David Caudill of Bison, Kansas; 2 daughters: Angela Madigan and Melissa Walker both of Timken, Kansas; 2 brothers: Freddie Jent and Billy Wayne Jent both of Fredricksburg, Virginia; 3 sisters: Shirley Taylor of Deane, Bertha Brown of Jonesboro, Tennessee, and Debbie Stidham of Deane; 13 grandchildren; 4 1/2 great grandchildren.

Caudill, Florie Hampton ~ 87, of Jeremiah, died November 29, 2008, at the Hazard ARH.  She was born in November 20, 1921. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel at Whitesburg.  Burial followed at the Burton Hill Cemetery at Letcher under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 11, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*A daughter of the late John and Fannie Adams Hampton, she also preceded in death by three brothers, Hendricks, Arnold and Hampton

Caudill, Franklin Delnor - of Timken, Kansas, died on Sat., April 23, 2005, at his home.  He was born on Jan. 31, 1946, the son of the late Beckham and Martha Ellen Jent Caudill.  Funeral services were conducted on Wed., April 27, at Little Bull Creek Old Regular Baptist Church, with Earl Combs and others officiating.  Burial followed in the Jent Cemetery, Carcassonne, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Gardner Caudill, age 82, passed away October 1, 2011. He was born on February 10, 1929, in Knott Co. to the late Jasper and Lula (Short) Caudill. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to bowl and spent his winters in Lakeland, Fl. Gardner is survived by his wife Gloria Kingsley-Caudill; his sons: Dale (Lisa) Caudill, Larry (Cheryl) Caudill; 4 grandchildren: Amy (A.J.) Spolsky, Casey Caudill, Jessica (Mustafa Dakroub) Winn, Ben Winn; and his siblings: Oliver, Lila, Helen, Delmar, and Devo. He was preceded in death by his first wife Cecelia "Bernice" Caudill in 1989, and his 2 brothers and 2 sisters. A funeral service was held on Thur.Oct. 6, at 11 a.m.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 6, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Gracie ~ age 66, of Wolcottville, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at her residence in Wolcottville. She was born in Hindman on November 17, 1944, to Newton Owsley and Belle Miller Owsley. She is survived by here husband- Larry Caudill; Daughters- Minnie Caudill (Chadd Bragg), Loura (William) Sutton and Nancy Quinley; Sons- David (Brenda) Stidham and Paul (Jennifer) Stidham; Step Son- Benny Ray Fugate; Sisters- Opsie Owsley and Frankie "Susie" Roberts; Brothers- Letcher "Jack" Owsley, Byrd "Jake" Owsley and Boyd Owsley; Sisters-in-law- Ursula Hayes, Billy Joan Chaffins, Blanche Cornett, Betsy Short, Carolyn Short, Mary Ellen Winfrey and Sheila Short; Brothers-in-law- Willie Jr. Short, Gary Dean Short and Howard Short. A host of Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 28, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Wayne Johnson and Billy Joe Kirby officiating. Burial followed in the Jim Patrick Cemetery at Bearville under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 3, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Grover : b. Jan. 11,1912  d. March 23,1975 Son of John Wesley Caudill and Celia Gibson Caudill Services @ Rebecca Regular Baptist Church Burial @ Farris Moore Cemetery Topmost, KY

Caudill, H.B. -age 62, of Isom, passed away September 21, 2007, at the Whitesburg ARH. He was born January 27, 1945, the son of the late Charlie and Minnie Stamper Caudill. Funeral services were held Monday, September 24, 2007, at 1 p.m. at the Letcher Funeral Home with Robert Holcomb, Danny Dixon, and Tim Allen officiating. Burial followed at the Family Cemetery at Isom under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 26, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Hiram ~ age 81 of Letcher, passed away June 29, 2009, at home.  He was born October 16, 1927. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2009, at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with Richard Hampton, Frank Fouts, James Caudill, and Wayne Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at the Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 9, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Hiram was the s/o the late John and Mary Cornett Caudill. Surviving are his wife: Cora Caudill; 1 daughter: Joyce (Ronnie) Ball of Letcher; 2 brothers: James H. Caudill of Alexandria, Ky and Clarence Caudill of Letcher; 2 sisters: Edna Asher of Hazard and Odella Palmer of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Caudill, Hobert ~ age 67 of Jeremiah, passed away June 22, 2009, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.  He was born March 2, 1932. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with Richard Hampton, Mike Eldridge, and Gillis Reedy officiating.  Burial followed at the Herb Maggard Cemetery at Isom under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 9, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Hobert was the son of the late Jim and Daisy Caudill. Surviving are his wife: Blanche Breeding Caudill; 1 daughter: Donna Kay (Dan) Bates of Blackey; 1 brother: Lovell (Helen) Caudill of Miamisburg, Ohio; 1 grandson: Jeremy Cornett.

Caudill, James D. -age 72, of Morehead, Kentucky, died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the Life Care Center of Morehead, Morehead, Kentucky.  He was born February 15, 1934, the son of the late Tom and Ellen Caudill.  A private funeral service was conducted by James Caudill.   Burial followed in the Pearl Dixon Cemetery, Blackey, Kentucky, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Kentucky.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Jane -63, of WATERSMEET, Mich. --  died on Tuesday, Nov.1, 2005, at Eagle River Memorial Hospital in Eagle River, Wis. She was born on Jan. 15, 1942, in Marquette, daughter of the late Neil and Kathryn (Vaughan) Chapman. She spent her childhood in Trout Creek and graduated from Trout Creek High School in 1960. In 1960, she moved to Chicago and worked at Cory Corp. It was in Chicago where she met Richard Caudill of Watersmeet. They were married in Watersmeet on July 8, 1961, and moved back to Watersmeet in 1971. For many years, Jane worked as a waitress and most recently in guest services at Lac Vieux Desert Casino. Jane opened her home and her heart to all around her. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed preparing large meals for everyone. Friends were welcomed and told to get a plate and fork to join the family. Jane's first concern was her family. She always put her husband, children and brothers first, and doted on all of her grandchildren. Jane will be forever missed by her husband, Richard; daughters, Janice (Danny) Ellis, Iron Mountain, Roxanne (Bobby) Majeske, Watersmeet, Patti Caudill, Lake Odessa, and Lynn (Jeff) Landers, Mundelein, Ill.; sons, Brian (Cathie), Crivitz, Wis., and Bruce (Lara), Watersmeet; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul (Vicki) Chapman, Lindenhurst, Ill., and Vaughan (Carol) Chapman, Cary, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews will also miss her deeply. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 11 a.m. CST, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watersmeet. Interment will be in the Watersmeet Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baycliff Camp. The Wandersee Funeral Home in Bruce Crossing is assisting the family. Source:  Michigan Daily Globe -Submitted by Phyllis Reynolds Goelz

Caudill, Jeanie Lynn -age 32 of Topmost, passed away June 12, 2008, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville, Ky.  She was born January 15, 1976, at Martin, the daughter of Eddie & Jeanette Huff Caudill. She is survived by 6 brothers: Eddie Ray (Misty) Caudill of Topmost, Timmy (Tonya) Caudill of Pineville, Keith Caudill of Topmost, Diamont (Angie) Caudill of Deane, Richard Caudill of Topmost, & Eric Caudill of Topmost 1 sister: Tammy (Jamie) Tuttle of Kite; 6 nephews: Keaston, Bailey, Chase, Diamont, Johnathan & Dylan; 4 nieces: Makayla, Hayley, Alexis & Kendra; 2 special friends: Wanda Hale & Rhonda Hale.  She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Richard & Alvertie Huff; paternal grandparents: Colones & Edna Caudill.   Funeral services were held Sunday, June 15, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  Burial followed at the Family Cemetery at Topmost under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 19, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Jeffery -age 47, of McDowell, Ky., died Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at Flatwoods, WV.  He was born March 21, 1959, the son of the late Johnny Jr. and Birchie Collins Caudill.  Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 25, at 1 p.m, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, KY., with Glenn Hayes and Ralph Hall officiating.   Burial followed in the Stumbo Cemetery, Minnie, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 28, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, John Wesley  : b.Jan.24, 1880 d. Feb.18, 1972  Son of Preston Caudill and Martha Osborne  Husband of Celia Gibson d. June 6,1956 Children: Octavia Sexton, Wiley Caudill, Ellen Slone, Larcy Fugate, Grover Caudill, Sister:  Lucy Kitchen of Benton,Ky.32 grandchildren, 79 grandchildren 12gggrandchildren  
Submitted by Joan Hall

Caudill, Kenneth Ray ~ age 59, of Kite, passed away Monday, May 17, 2010, at the Pikeville Medical Center after a long illness. He was born on June 11, 1950.  He was the son of Edgar Caudill and Georgia Jacobs Combs. Kenneth is survived by his Mother- Georgia Combs of Pippa Passes; Daughter- Kendra LeAnn Caudill (Danny Raleigh) of Kite; Son- Marty Stuart Caudill of Kite; Sister of the Heart-Arlene Bartrum; 3 Brothers- Samuel Caudill, David (Sharon) Jacobs and Edgar Caudill Jr.; Sisters- Patricia (Earnest) Bailey, Linda Sue Pridemore and Louise Helmer; 2 Grandchildren- Kearya Anderson and Kenna Raleigh. He was preceded in death by father- Edgar and Sister- Thelma.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Nelson Craft, Don Pratt and Alger Mullins officiating. Burial followed in the Jacobs Cemetery at Pippa Passes under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 27, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Lawrence -age 65, of Topmost, Kentucky, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at the Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky.
He was born March 6, 1941, the son of Altie Hall Caudill and the late Estill Caudill. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 10, at 10 a.m., at the Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church, Kite, Kentucky, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.   Burial followed in the Caudill Cemetery, Hollybush, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Lester C. ~ age 54, of Hudson, Florida, formerly of Knott County, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2010, at the Community Hospital at Bayonet Point, Florida. He was born in Neon, Kentucky on July 15, 1956, to Pearl Lester Caudill and Stella Ruby Jean Caudill. He is survived by his wife: Linda Caudill; daughters: Alicia Nicole Caudill and Kyra Siler; brother: Ronnie Dean Caudill; sisters: Terrie Lynn Caudill and Linda Sue (Ray) Lawson; host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 1 brother: Earl Junior Caudill. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 8, 2010, at the Hollybush Regular Baptist Church with Kelly Slone, Marion Huff and others officiating. Burial followed at the Caudill Cemetery at Hollybush under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 14, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Manerva age 69, of Fisty, Ky., died Oct. 25, 1984 at home.  She was born August 30, 1915, the daughter of Alonzo Ritchie and Katie Collins. She is survived by five sons, Linden of Clear Creek, Andrew of Dwarf, Donald Wayne of Dwarf, Alonzo of Lotts Creek, Gordon of Lotts Creek; five daughters, Katie Lee Mullins of Lotts Creek, Georgia Young of Allais, Alaine Owens of Clear Creek, Mary Lou Patrick of Carrie; two brothers, Lawrence Ritchie of Clear Creek, Cullen Ritchie of Clear Creek; one sister, Elvira Combs of Lotts Creek; 32 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Thursday, April 12, at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial followed at the Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost.  The Knott Funeral Home of Hindman was in charge of arrangements.    Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Caudill, Maude B. -age 91, of Ulvah, Kentucky, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center. She was born December 14, 1915, the daughter of the late Jesse and Jane Dixon Back.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 13, at 11 a.m., at the Mt. Olivet Old Regular Baptist Church, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.   Burial followed in the Dixon Cemetery, Elk Creek, Kentucky, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, McKinley (Buster) -57, of Topmost, Ky., died Tuesday, April 10, 1984, at his home, after a short illness.  Buster was born Nov. 17, 1926, a son of the late Neal and Mary Jane Hall Caudill. He is survived by his wife, Lizzie Caudill of Topmost; two sons, Ralph of Topmost and Tommy of Kite; two daughters, Kathy Thornsberry of Topmost and Lynnette Greene of Emma; four sisters, Rosetta Hall, Vinetta Hall, and Tana Osborne, all of Topmost, and Hester Stambaugh of Paintsville; and six granddaughters. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 12, at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial followed at the Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost.  The Knott Funeral Home of Hindman was in charge of arrangements. Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Caudill, Mitchell -age 71, of Science Hill, formerly of Jeremiah, Ky., died on Fri., June 17, at Jeremiah, Ky.  He was born on May 22, 1934, the son of the late Dewey and Artie Caudill of Carbon Glow, Ky.  Funeral services were conducted on Mon., June 20, at 10:00 a.m., at Blair Branch Old Regular Baptist Church, with Merle Caudill, Roy Slone, Elwood Cornett, and Ellis Adams officiating.  Burial followed in Caudill Family Cemetery, Jeremiah, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Caudill, Nancy -87, of Stuart, Florida, formerly of Hi Hat, died Sunday, Dec.28, at the Stuart Convalescence Center, following a long illness.  She was born Oct. 31, 1899 at Hazard, a daughter of the late Joseph and Polly Feltner Hurt. Preceded in death by her husband, Milford Caudill, she was a member of the Clear Creek United Baptist Church at Hi Hat. She is survived by two sons, Clement Caudill, of Martin, Denver Caudill, of Brandon, Mississippi; five daughters, Betty Pole, of Xenia, O., Nelsba Baker, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., Virginia Caudill, Credda Bates and Treeva Newman, all of Stuart, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted last Wed., Dec.31, at 10 a.m. at the Hall Funeral Home chapel with United Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial was made in the Boyd cemetery at Hi Hat. Pallbearers were Charles Baker, Kenneth Baker, Michel Baker, Randy Caudill, Jeff Bates, Kenneth Newman, Charles Poole.
Source: The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, 7 January 1987, section 2, page 12-Posted by Jim Spencer

Caudill, Naomi (Reed) -age 78, of Plymouth, Ohio went to be with Lord on November 9, 2008 at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. She was born on March 30, 1930 in Hueysville, Kentucky to the late Hiram and Donna (Prater) Reed and had been a Plymouth resident the majority of her life. She was a homemaker and attended the Willard United Baptist Church. She enjoyed shopping with her sister-in-law, Faye Kessler and having coffee with her grandchildren each morning. She is survived by her eight children, Marietta (Mike) Gifford of Easley, SC, Darrell (Barb) Caudill of Willard, Penelope Sparks of Plymouth, Ronald (Tracy) Caudill of Plymouth, Deanna (Gary) Music of Plymouth, Timothy Caudill of Willard, Robin (Mike) Gowitzka of Shiloh, Candace (David) Shepherd of Shiloh; 21 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents; she is preceded in death by her husband, Ray E. Caudill in 2004; a daughter, Christine Caudill; and a grandson, Marcus Gifford. Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 from 4-8 P.M. A private graveside service will be held on Thursday with Reverend Danny Hamilton officiating at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Home Away From Home at St. Vincent's, 2213 Cherry St., Toledo, OH 43608.      Source: Mansfield News Journal, November 11, 2008-Submitted by Sarah Ann Roepke

Caudill, Ocie -age 83, of Martin, Kentucky, died on Friday, February 11, 2005, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky.  She was born on April 11, 1921, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Silas and Nannie Gibson Slone. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hollybush Old Regular Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Caudill; parents; daughter, Ora Pfeiffer; four brothers, Irton Slone, Daffy Slone, Farris Slone and Jeff Slone; and two sisters, Lillie Caudill and Sada Slone.  She is survived by three sons, Leon Caudill of Byesville, Ohio, Lois Caudill of Crestline, Ohio, and John Chris Caudill of San Diego, California; three brothers, Graden Slone of Lexington, Kentucky, Breman Slone of Norwalk, Ohio, and Cash Slone of Fletcher, Ohio; six sisters, Rose Dingus of Martin, Kentucky, Daily Robinson of Lackey, Kentucky, Ora Thornsbury of Topmost, Kentucky, Lola Caudill of Winchester, Kentucky, Yvonne Burton of Castila, Ohio and Bernice Viock of Perkins Township, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, February 15, at 12:00 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial followed in Hollybush Family Cemetery, Hollybush, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.    
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Caudill, Patricia Ann -age 56, of Harold, Ky., died on Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky.  She was born on Jan. 3, 1948, the daughter of the late Earl P. Martin and Oval Clark Martin.  A memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Arrangements will be handled by Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Caudill, Paul Ray ~ age 66, passed away on Friday, April 10th, 2009, in Louisville, Kentucky.  Born on Saturday, May 2nd, 1942, in Knott County, Kentucky, to the late Johnathan & Mary Caudill.  Paul married Roberta Hunter in Clintwood, Virginia, on Friday, July 5th, 1963.  Paul was a disabled Coal Miner & a veteran.  Paul was a Deacon & Clerk at Rose of Sharon Old Fashion Regular Baptist Church, a faithful husband and a loving father.    Brother Paul Ray leaves behind his wife of 45 years Roberta Caudill of Nicholasville; three sons, Ellis (Della) Johnson of Paintsville, Paul Edward Caudill of Nicholasville, James Ray (Nancy) Caudill of Nicholasville; a daughter Donna Caudill of Nicholasville; and seven grandchildren. Paul was number 13 of 15 brothers and sisters.  An Appreciation of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14th, 2009, at Rose of Sharon Church with Bro. Marcus Huff moderating.  Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 16, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Pauline Alice -age 72, of Whitesburg, Ky., died on Thurs., June 16, 2005, at Appalachian Regional Health Care Center, Whitesburg, Ky. She was born on July 29, 1932, the daughter of the late Willard Nelson and Ollie Mae Sturgill Sergent. Funeral services were conducted on Mon., June 20, at 12:00 p.m., at Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky., with Verdell Sturgill officiating. Burial followed in Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Caudill, Raymond E. -64, of Garfield died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Meade County. The Knott County native was an Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Sue Caudill; three sons, Michael Caudill of Irvington, Terry Caudill of Kentucky and Harold Caudill of Indiana; two daughters, Carolyn Caudill of Ohio and Sherry Caudill of Kentucky; several grandchildren; his mother, Alice Caudill of Indiana; three brothers, Junior Caudill, Bill Caudill and Woodrow Caudill; and six sisters, Opal Caudill, Mary Caudill, Judy Caudill, Ermalee Caudill, Hazel Caudill and Mildred Caudill. Services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg. Burial will be in Custer Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 8:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.    Source:  Inquirer Paper: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) Copyright, 2002, Owensboro Messenger-  Date: July 4, 2002

Caudill, Ricky Darrell ~ age 51 of Fisty, passed away August 13, 2011, at home. He was born July 29, 1960, in Hazard, the son of Linden Caudill of Fisty and the late Novella Gamble Caudill. He was a Crane Operator and husband of his former Wife of 27 years, Deborah Lynn. He is survived by 1 son: Brad (Alice) Caudill of Whitesburg; 2 daughters: April (Dusty) Adams of Letcher, & Sarah Caudill of Fisty; 2 brothers: Ronnie (Ellen) Caudill of Softshell, & Cullen (Tonya) Caudill of Hindman; 3 sisters: Teresa (Ray) Johnson of Kite, Tammy (Donald) Smith of Lotts Creek, & Georgia (William) Melton of Hindman; 1 grandchild: Thor Evan Darrell Caudill; Special Cousin: Lawrence "Pooter" Mullins; a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Robert Bray, Charles Ed Smith & Cullen Caudill officiating. Burial followed at the Owens Cemetery on Buzzard Den of Clear Creek under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 18, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Ronald Lee -age 41, of Sassafras, Kentucky, died Friday, June 9, 2006, at his residence.  He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on January 14, 1965, the son of Roy and Zena Estep Caudill.  He was preceded in death by his father; one brother: James Estep. He is survived by his mother Zena Madden; stepfather Don Madden; one daughter: Tonya Caudill; one brother Randall Caudill; one grandson: Preston Edwards.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 12, at 1 p.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Bert McGraner officiating.   Burial followed in the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 14, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Ronald R. -age 57, of Uhrichsville, Ohio, went home to be with Jesus Wednesday, July 12, 2006. Born July 7, 1949, at Caney, Ky., he was the son of Elizabeth Slone Caudill and the late Carl Caudill. He had owned and operated Caudill Upholstery in Uhrichsville. On May 28, 1977, Ronald wed his loving wife, Margaret Hege Caudill, who survives. Other survivors include: a daughter, Luella Caudill, and a son Edward Caudill, both of the home; three brothers, Billy (Carol) Caudill of Wisconsin, Rodney (Nancy) Caudill, and Wendell Caudill all of Kentucky; three sisters, Isabella (Glen) Rissler of Pennsylvania, Juliette Collins, and Gwen (Wayne) Messer, all of Kentucky; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his father, Ronald was preceded in death by: two brothers, Clarence and Avondal Caudill; and two sisters, Dorothy Asher and Agnes Burke. His life will be celebrated Monday, July 17, at 11:00 a.m., in the First Christian Church, 104 3rd St., NW, New Philadelphia.  Eldon Falb and Marvin Weaver will officiate.  Interment will be in the Union Cemetery at Uhrichsville.   Following the burial, family and friends are invited to a luncheon that will be held in the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center, 831 Boulevard, Dover. Friends may call in the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. Those unable to attend or wishing to share a fond memory may sign the online register book for Ronald by visiting the obituaries link on the funeral home's website. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 201 W. 3rd St., Dover. Arrangements are being handled through the care of the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 19, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Stephanie Renee Barks -age 26, of Kingscreek, Kentucky, died on Saturday, November 13, 2004, at Redfox, Kentucky.  She was born on July 2, 1978, the daughter of Donna Fallen Holbrook of Dry Fork, Kentucky and John F. Barks of Fayette, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Corbett Fallen. She is survived by her parents: stepfather, Ransom Holbrook of Blackey, Kentucky; a brother, Shane Thomas of Stanton, Kentucky; two sisters, Susanna Kahler of Isom, Kentucky and Shannon Barks of Redfox, Kentucky; grandmother, Garnet Fallen of Campton, Kentucky; fiancée, Donnie Wayne Roark of Kingscreek, Kentucky; a niece, Jazmyn Thomas of Stanton, Kentucky; and one nephew, Michael Allen Kahler of Isom, Kentucky.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, November 16, at 2:00 p.m., at Campton First Church of God, Campton, Kentucky, with Reverend Doyle Thomas and Jimmy Dotson officiating.  Burial followed in Evans Crossing Cemetery, Campton, Kentucky, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Kentucky.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Caudill, Tilden -age 72, of Redfox, Ky., passed away Wednesday, April 20, 1983, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg. He was the son of the late James W. and Polly Caudill.  He was born August 7, 1910. He is survived by his wife, Martha Jane Caudill; four sons, Shelby and Bobby James, both of Louisville, Jerry Lynn of Ft. Knox, and Curtis of Cowan; seven daughters, Wilma Lou Mullins of Mallie, Wava Ailene Combs, Barbara Ann Adams, Brenda Kay Adams and Sherry Lee Parks of Whitesburg, and Delena Sue Everage of Mt. Washington, Ky.; four sisters, Dana Hensley of Mt. Washington, Dicie Caudill and Stella Sturgill, both of Sassafras, and Doshie Everage of Fern Creek; 24 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and relatives. Funeral services were Friday, April 26, at 12 noon at Mt. Olivet Regular Baptist Church, Blackey.  Officiating ministers were Agnan Back, I.D. Back, John Preece and Clarence Dixon.  Active pallbearers were grandsons and son-in-laws.  Burial followed at the Hampton Cemetery, Jeremiah.  Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.    Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Caudill, Timothy Wayne -33, of Viper, died  Thursday, Feb.16, 2006 at  the Hazard Medical Center due to a  mining accident. He was the son of Jerry and  Mary Bell Caudill. He is  survived by his wife, Vivian Caudill; 1 daughter,  Leslie Caudill; 4  sons, Norman Douglas Couch, Christopher Brent Couch, Joshua  Luther  Eversole and Jeremy Curtis Caudill; 1 sister, Debra Mullins; 1 brother,   Jeffery Caudill; host of family and friends. Funeral was conducted  Sunday,  February 19, 2006 at the Middle Fork Church of Christ with  burial in the Ben Cornett Cemetery in Viper. Maggard's Mountain View  Chapel in charge of  arrangements.
Hazard Herald Obits from Mar 1, 2006-Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Caudill, Tommy -age 73 of Hindman, passed away September 15, 2008, at the Whitesburg ARH.  He was born April 7, 1935, in Perry County. He was a disabled coal miner, a member of the Lighthouse Church in Colson & a US Army Korean Veteran.  He was the son of the late William & Sina Adams Caudill.  He was the husband of Shannon Faye Hall & ex husband of Corene Caudill. He is survived by 4 sons: Timmy Caudill of Ermine, George Seals, Archie Seals & Tommy (Thelma) Seals, all of Hindman; 3 daughters: Mendy (Glenn) Gross of Colson, Runda (Robert Lee) Owsley of Hindman, Sina (Michael Messer) Seals of Leburn, & Nancy Adams of Isom; 3 step-sons: Eugene Seals of Vest, Doyle Seals of Premium, & Billy Joe Seals of Hindman; 4 sisters: Juanita (Jd) Melton of London, Barbara Hampton of Cowan, Midge Caudill of Ohio & Dudge (Bill) Self of Illinois; 17 grandchildren: Amanda, Evan, Chris, Kay, Josh, Corey, Mike, Morgan, Nikki, Ashley, Mark, Faith, Matt, Brittany, Darren, Austin & Daniel; 2 great-grandchildren: Hailey & Toni. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Lighthouse Church in Colson, with Glenn Gross & others officiating.  Burial follows in the Evergreen Cemetery, Whitesburg, under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 18, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*DECEASED RELATIVES: PARENTS; BROTHERS & SISTER ROMAN PETE CAUDILL, HENRY PUD CAUDILL & LEXIS ADAMS

Caudill, Virgie "Thelma" ~ age 79, of Kendallville, went onto her heavenly home on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Provena Sacred Heart Home in Avilla.  Mrs. Caudill was born in Topmost, Kentucky, on May 24, 1930, to the late Robert and Arminda (Short) Collins. She married Maggard Caudill on May 24, 1943, in Pikeville and he preceded her death November 1, 1976.  She was a homemaker and member of Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church in Lisbon. She is survived by 6 sons: Woodie and Ethel Caudill of Paintsville, Ky., Darel and Martha Caudill of Middlebury, Ralph and Robin Caudill of Kendallville, Talt and Sherry Caudill of Kendallville, Kenneth and Rita Caudill of Pierceton, Amos and Kathy Caudill of LaGrange; 4 daughters: Marie and Robert Scoles of Kendallville, Kathy and Jack Hamilton of Huntington, Eunice and Terry Triplett of Angola, Nora Lee and Ronald Hamman of Angola, Mary Helen and Tracy Lynch of Corbin, Ky., Bertha "Birdie" and Robert Smith of Ligonier, Ruthann and Kevin Weikart of Pierceton; 26 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her 4 brothers: Benny, Isadore, C, and Frank Collins. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial followed at Orange Cemetery in Rome City, Indiana, under the care of Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville, Indiana.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 6, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
* She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Bonnie Lou Caudill; one son, Lowell Caudill.

Caudill, Walter Edison -age 100, of Little Cowan, Kentucky, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Health Care Center.  He was born April 6, 1905, the son of the late Hiram and Annie Vermillion Caudill. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 13, at 11 a.m., at the Little Cowan Primitive Baptist Church, with Woodrow Fields and Bert H. Banks officiating.   Burial followed in the Caudill Cemetery, Little Cowan, Kentucky, under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Caudill, Wilburn ~ age 71 of Minnie, died July 13, 2009, at the King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.  He was born September 15, 1937, in Floyd County. Funeral services were held on Thursday, July 16, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church at Melvin.  Burial followed in the Charlie Hamilton Cemetery at Minnie under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 23, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: The late William & Frankie Jane Hall Caudill Other Survivors: Two Sisters: Shirley Ann Caudill & Mallie Johnson, both of Melvin, Ky Deceased Relatives: Parents; Three brothers: Virgil, Berlin & James Edward Caudill; Two Sisters: Nancy Carol & Judy Mae Caudill

Caudill, Willard Ray ~ 69, passed away Saturday morning, August 20, 2011 at his Yulee, Florida, home. He was born April 17, 1942, in Pippa Passes and moved to Yulee in 1986. Mr. Caudill was employed as a supervisor for 29 years at Jaxon Industrial Services and noted by many of his peers as being the best at his occupational specialty. He was a great father and a wonderful friend. He loved family gatherings and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a "Gator Fan" and loved playing chess and checkers. Survivors include 10 children; five sons, Douglas Caudill of Lakeland, FL, Jeffery Caudill of St. George, GA, Ray Caudill, also of St. George, Roy Caudill of Yulee, FL and Michael Caudill, also of Yulee; 5 daughters, Donna Holliman of Texarkana, AR, Pamela Stone of Lakeland, FL, Janet Stone of Lakeland, Carolyn Brangers, also of Lakeland and Patricia Azor of Yulee, FL; a sister, Ann Caudill Pigman of Knott County, KY; 25 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, many friends who are like family at Jackson Industrial Services, and his beloved cat, Sweetheart. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 27, in the Stephens Chapel at Green Pine Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Edgy officiating. Interment will follow in the family burial estate at Green Pine Cemetery.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 25, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cavendish, Mae M. (Davis) -88, of Delaware, died Thursday (Jan. 1, 2004) in Sunny Vee Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 27, 1915 in Prestonsburg, Ky., to Joe and Mildred (Shortridge) Dye. She had lived in Delaware since 1963, was a former cook at Jane M. Case Hospital and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and John Scott of Frederick, Md., and Nell and Clarence Coleman of Delaware; two sons, John Davis and his wife, Nancy, of Ashley, and Albert Jones of Delaware; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husbands Oscar Davis and George Cavendish; two sons, Jesse Jones and Clarence Jones; two daughters, Nora Jones and Frances Levings; three sisters, Ruth Landis, Lizzie Fletcher, and Reba Scott; and three brothers, George, Richard, and Clarence Dye. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, 32 W. Winter St., Delaware, where a funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dorsel Messick officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
The Delaware Gazette; Delaware, Delaware Co, Ohio; January 2, 2004  Submitted by Beth Birchfield

Centers, Buford age 77 of Big Branch in Viper passed away Friday Oct 18at the Hazard ARH. He leaves surviving his wife; Rosie Centers of Viper;5 sons; Jack of Burlington, Grover, Danny both of Viper, Buford Centers Jr of Austin, IN., Billy of Otway, Ohio; 1 daughter Edith Campbell of Jacksonville. 2 sisters Stella Smith of Cincinnati, OH, Mattie Watts of Jeff; 9 grand-children, 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Saturday Oct 19, at the Brasher Funeral Home with A. D. Pete McGee. Burial in the Center's Cemetery. Brasher Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Source:  Hazard Herald   submitted by Donald Givens

Centers, Burnett Francis -age 91, died June 5, at the Quaker Heights Community Care Center in Waynesville, Ohio.    She was born in Knott County, April 1, 1915, the daughter of Simeon and Ida Combs Francis.   She was a retired bookkeeper for Martin's Dept. Store and a member of the Little Dove Old Regular Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Centers; 5 sisters: Mary Smith, Lucille Morgan, Byrle Francis, Cassie Stack and Lois Nell Francis; 5 brothers: Sam, Bill, Arthur, Dave, and Wallace Francis; and 1 grandson: Jeffery Vanderpool.    She is survived by 2 daughters: Helen Vanderpool, and Carolyn Bibbs; 1 brother: Vincent Francis, 1 grandson: Brooks Bibbs; 1 granddaughter: Beth Corlyon; and 6 great grandchildren.    Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 8, at the Hindman Funeral Service Chapel with Don Pratt and Merle Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in the Francis Cemetery, Red Fox.  Arrangements are being handled by the Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman, Ky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 7, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Centers, Phyllis Anne -age 68, of Martin, Kentucky, died on Tue. Nov. 2, 2004, She was born June 15, 1936, the daughter of the late Lee Fields and Francis Reid Crisp.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 6, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky.  Burial will follow in the Centers Family Cemetery in Hueysville, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Centers, Shawn  age 26, of Pinetop, Kentucky passed away Thursday, December 18, 2003 at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on March 8, 1977 to Garland Centers and Brenda Vance Centers. He was preceded in death by Grandfather - Brack Combs; Cousin - Klint  Hollifield; Special Friends - Eston Amburgey and Jerry "Lardo" Thornsberry; Wife's Grandmother - Queenie Thornsberry. He is survived by his Wife - Tessica Centers; Parents - Garland and Brenda Vance Centers; Brother - Zachary Centers; Sister - Cody Centers; Maternal Grandparents - Eldred and Janice Vance; Paternal Grandmother - Mandy Hall; Mother-in-law and Father-in-law: Nelson and Peggy Craft; Sister-in-law: Jacinthe Craft; Wife's Grandfather: Arthur Thornsberry; Wife's Grandmother: Alma Craft; Host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Brothers and Sisters in Christ. Visitation:     Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Friday after 6pm and Omaha  Bible Church at 4pm with services each evening at 7pm.    Funeral Service:    Omaha Bible Church, Sunday, December 21, 2003 at 1:00pm. Interment:  Vance Cemetery - Pinetop, Kentucky 
Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Chafin, Chester William -20, died Friday, April 7, 2006 at  the Hazard Medical Center. He was the son of William and Opal Allen Chafin of  Hazard. He is also survived by 1 sister, Elizabeth Dawn Sumner and Travis Ray of  Hazard; girlfriend, Kristal Jones of Hazard; 1 niece, Amanda Rae Ann Sumner of  Hazard; grandmother, Ruby Chafin; great aunt, Opal Chaney; host of family and  friends. Funeral was conducted Monday, April 10, 2006 at Engle-Walker Funeral  Home with Orlo J. Fisher officiating, burial in the Upper Land Cemetery in Ary.  Engle-Walker Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Source: Hazard Herald Obituaries Thursday, April 13,  2006 -Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Chaffins, Arnold -age 84, of Garrett, Ky., died on Wed., March 16, 2005, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, W. Va.  He was the son of the late Oliver and Roxie Bolen Chaffins.  Funeral services were conducted Sat., March 19, 2005 at 12 noon at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating.  Burial followed at the Chaffins Cemetery at Rockfork, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.
Posted in Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Chaffins, Charles E. -age 67 of Garrett, Ky., died on Thursday., March 17, 2005 at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky.   He was born on June 27, 1937, the son of the late Elisha and Ida Mae Conley Chaffins.    Funeral services were conducted on Sun., March 20, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Stone Coal Old Regular Baptist Church, Garrett, Ky., with Old Regular Baptist minister officiating.  Burial followed in Chaffins Family Cemetery, Hueysville, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Martin, Ky.
Posted in Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Chaffins, Erma - 82. was born on December 18, 1923 in Wayland, Kentucky the daughter of the late James & Serena Oney.  She passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky following an extended illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. She was married the late Cecil Chaffins. She is survived by seven sons: Richard C. Chaffins of Louisville, Kentucky, Jay B. Chaffins of Dayton, Ohio, Albert R. Chaffins of Prestonsburg, Charles L. Chaffins of Dayton, Ohio, Steve G. Chaffins of Irvin, Kentucky, Milton Dee Chaffins of Prestonsburg and Wallace C. Chaffins of Irvin, Kentucky; Four Daughters: Barbara Hurd of Prestonsburg, Serena Streetman of Lexington, Kentucky, Hazel Martin of Mansfield, Ohio and Charlotte Kidwell of Lexington; Four Brothers: Curt Oney, Herbert Ray Oney, David Oney and Danny Oney, all of Dayton, Ohio; Two sisters: Zetta Collins of Prestonsburg and Darlene Collins of Weeksbury, Kentucky; 29 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild in addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three sons: Earnest Ray Chaffins, Buster F. Chaffins and Earnest Dale Chaffins. Three brothers: Benny Oney, O.C. Oney and Buster Oney; and four sisters: Imogene Vance, Anna Rose Collins, Vivian Gibson and Eula Belcher. A Host of family and friends will mourn her passing.

Chaffins, Frieda Mae -age 59, wife of Clarence Chaffins of Garrett, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on December 19, 1946 in Wayland, Ky. She is the daughter of Renda Hall Slone of Gainsville, Florida and the late William Slone. She was a disabled receptionist for Lake Shore Hospital in Lake City, Florida. In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by a son: William Edward Chaffins of Garrett; two brothers: Billy Fred Slone of Lagrange, Indiana and John Slone of Wayland; and three sisters: Marcella Slone of High Springs, Florida, Jane Betts of Dunnellon, Florida & Marie Larimore of Trenton, Florida. Funeral services will be Thursday May 4, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Jerry Manns, Bethel Bolen & Roger Bolen. Visitation will be Wednesday (May 3rd) at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, and burial will be in the Chaffins-Conley Cemetery at Garrett. Source: Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home

Chaffins, Harry Lee Jr  Rites Wednesday-Funeral services for Harry Chaffins were conducted by Rev. Robert Jenkins, Baptist minister, in the Wickenburg Chapel at 5 p. m. Wednesday. Burial followed in the Wickenburg Cemetery with the American Legion conducting graveside rites.  Mr. Chaffins, who was 29 years old, died in the Fort Whipple Veterans Hospital at Prescott last Saturday morning. He had been ill since Christmas and was admitted to the hospital February 3. Born November 11, 1930, in Lackey, Ky., Mr. Chaffins had lived in Blythe and Wickenburg for the past eight years. He was an automobile mechanic. Surviving are the widow, Carolyn, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Perry Ball; four children Harry 6, Lloyd 5, Robert 3, and Kenneth 6 months; two sisters, Mrs. James McLaughlin of Blythe and Mrs. Irene Williams of Ypsilanti, Mich.; two brothers, Lonnie Bennett of Blythe and Lloyd Gilbert of Covington, Ky.; the mother and step-father, Mr. & Mrs. Jack Bennett of Blythe.  
Source; The Wickenburg Sun - Feb 26, 1960  Submitted by Beth Chaffins Birchfield

Chaffins, Harvey, 85, died at 2:35 a.m. Sept. 9, 2005  at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born July 2, 1920, in Knott County,  Ky., to Allen and Elifair Hicks Chaffins, who preceded him in death. On Jan. 22,  1941, in Kentucky, he married Nova Branham, who survives in Lima. Mr.  Chaffins was a production foreman at Ohio Decorative Products, Spencerville. He  was a member of Grace Baptist Church, where he was active, having been a past  deacon. He was an avid fisherman, loved gardening and was very devoted to his  family. Survivors also include two sons, Gary (Pam) Chaffins of Lima and  Larry (Jody) Chaffins of Palestine, Texas; three daughters, Phyllis (Russell)  Laman of Lima, Percilla Hicks of Overland Park, Kansas, and Michelle (Barry)  Sprague of Lima; a son-in-law, Elmer Wicker of Harrod; two brothers, Cletus  (Joanne) Chaffins of Belding, Mich., and Marcus Chaffins of Lima; a sister,  Vonda Jean (Woodrow) Shepherd of Avilla, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Linda Sue  Chaffins of Lima; 16 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 14  great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Loretta  Wicker; a brother, Dewey Chaffins; a grandson, Anthony Chaffins; a brother and  his wife, Ivan and Ruby Chaffins; three sisters and their husbands, Ethel and  Lester Collins, Florence and Hayden Crager and Genevive and Doug Prater; and a  sister-in-law, Madeline Chaffins. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at  Grace Baptist Church. Pastor Matthew Oliver will officiate. Burial will be in  Salem Mennonite Cemetery, Elida. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at  Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Monday at  Grace Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist  Church Building Fund or the charity of the donor's choice. Source: The Lima News-Submitted by  Charlotte Miller  Lima, Ohio

Chaffins, Hylton "Cuch"  Age 64, of Hindman, died Tuesday, October 19, 1999, at the East Kentucky Health Services Center at Mallie. He was born in Knott County, on July 1, 1935, the son of the late Harry Chaffins and Lizzie Williams Chaffins. He was former sheriff of Knott County from 1974 to 1979. He is survived by his wife, Anna Slone Chaffins. Other survivors include two daughters, Nina Wright of Salt Lick, and Marada Chancy of Leburn; one stepson, Ricky Dixon of Hindman; one brother, Ray Chaffins; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 22, 1 p.m., at the' Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, with Alonzo Mosley officiating. Burial wits in the Williams Cemetery' at Leburn, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Source:  The Floyd County Times, Oct. 27, 1999)Submitted by Beth Chaffins Birchfield

Chaffins, Jimmy  Age  36 Visitation:  Hindman Funeral Services Chapel Saturday after 6pm with  additional services at 7pm.   Funeral Service: Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Sunday, July 20, 2003 at  2:00pm.     Interment:  Green Bolen Cemetery - Softshell, Kentucky   Jimmy Chaffins, age 36, of Vest, Kentucky passed away July 17, 2003 at his  home.  He was born in Knott County, Kentucky on January 5, 1967 to Woots Chaffins and Betty Lee Casebolt Chaffins. He was preceded in death by his mother: Betty. He is survived by his wife: Shelby Dobson Chaffins; 4 children: Telena, Joseph, Brad and Ryan; father: Woots Chaffins; sisters: Minnie Miller, Pat Carter, Carolyn Howard, Katherine Smith, Wyhella COMBS and Grace Renee Chaffins; brothers: Kenton, Mark, Johnny and Woody; host of nieces and nephews.
Submitted by Lynda Gipson Combs    July 26, 2003

Chaffins, John T. -age 67, of McDowell, Ky., died on Mon., Jan. 24, 2005, at Appalachian Regional Healthcare, McDowell, Ky. He was born on Sept. 19, 1937, the son of Cynthia Mosley Chaffins Pitts of McDowell, Ky. and the late Mitchell Chaffins. Funeral services were conducted on Wed., Jan. 26, at 11:00 a.m., at Old Beaver Old Regular Baptist Church, Minnie, Ky.  Burial followed in Tackett Cemetery, Minnie, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Chaffins, Kelly, 75 years of age, of Garrett, KY was born on September 23, 1926, in Mousie, KY.  He was the son of the late Troy Chaffins and Biddie Wicker Chaffins.  He departed this life, following an extended illness on Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital in Martin, KY.  He was a retired coal miner.  He was married to Nerva Lawson Chaffins, who survives.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son and two daughters, Bobby Chaffins of Harold, KY; Cheryl Manns of Hueysville, KY, and Tammy Scott of Garrett, KY; two brothers, Richard Chaffins and Ballard Chaffins, both of St. Mary’s, OH; five sisters , Lora Collins and Sally Ann Fairchild, both of St. Mary’s, OH, Myrtle Lee Ward of Kendallville, IN, Cora Fields of Emmalena, KY and Dora Lewis of  Tennessee; six grandchildren and many relatives and friends who will  mourn his passing.  He was preceded in death by one daughter, Drucella Boleyn; four brothers, Leo Chaffins, Paris Chaffins, Coy Chaffins, and James Chaffins.  Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 11 a.m. at the Nelson-Frazier Home, Martin, KY with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in the Chaffins Cemetery, Four Mile, Mousie, KY.  visitation is at the funeral home.   Source:  The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, June 26, 2002 

Chaffins, Kenton ~ age 62 of Carrie, passed away May 6, 2010, at home.  He was born August 25, 1947, in Knott County, the son of the late Woots & Betty Lee Casebolt Chaffins.  He was a Heavy Equipment Mechanic and a veteran.  He was the husband of Billie Joan Short Chaffins. He is survived by his son & daughters: Jeffery Todd (Alice) Chaffins of Emmalena, Starla Renee (Johnny) Shorter of London, & Melony Dawn (Steven) Back of Hindman; step daughters: Rhonda Slone, Cloteen (Colby) Spears & Arenetta Slone all of Martin; brother: Shelby Gene (Altheia) Chaffins of South Carolina, Mark (Mary) Chaffins of Vest, & Johnny (Debbie) Chaffins of Emmalena; sisters: Minnie (Garland) Conley of Vest, Pat (John) Carter of Emmalena, Carolyn Howard of Rock Fork, Katherine (Ricky) Smith of Leburn, Helen (Keith) Combs of Leburn, & Grace (Mike) Calhoun of Vest; Grandchildren: Morgan, Kaylee & Andrew; great grandchild: Baylee; a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. He was preceded in death by his parents & step-son: James Edward Chandler; brother: Jimmy Chaffins. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 10, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman with Arthur Holland, Darrell Short & Ricky Smith officiating & military honors performed by the Knott County DAV Chapter 171.  Burial followed at the Bill & Sylvia Short Cemetery at Lower Mill Creek in Carrie under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 13, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Chaffins, Lila McComas  obituary, The Floyd County Times, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Wednesday, 10 July 1991, A6.
Lila McComas Chaffins, 79, of Long Beach, California, formerly of Garrett, died Saturday, July 6, at the Oxnard Pleasant Valley Convalescent Hospital in Oznard(sic), California, following a long illness. Born October 27, 1911 in Bolt, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Francis Caldwell McComas.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Whitt Chaffins.  She was employed as an apartment manager. Survivors include three sons, Jimmy Chaffins of Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Gary Dean Chaffins of Lexington, and Whitt Chaffins Jr. of Fairborn, Ohio; one daughter, Lois Riffle of Lancaster, California; two sisters, Ora Hurst and Beulah Pruckett, both of West Virginia; eight grand-children and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 11, at 10 a.m. at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be made in the Chaffins Cemetery at Rock Fork of Garrett.  Posted by Jim Spencer

Chaffins,  Marilyn H. -age 55, of Garrett, passed away October 17,2007 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Elgin, Illinois on July 25,1952 to Denver Hunter and Edna Stanford Hunter. She is survived by her husband: Marvin Chaffins; father: Denver Hunter; 2 children: Zechariah Chaffins and Franci Chaffins; 1 sister: Sharon Gibson; 3 brothers: Bill Hunter, Brian Hunter and Jeff Hunter. Funeral services were held at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel on Saturday, October 20, 2007, at 1 p.m. with Jerry Manns officiating. Burial followed at the Conley-Chaffins Family Cemetery at Rockfork under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Chaffins, Ray -age 73, of Fisty, Kentucky, died on Saturday, December 4, 2004, at his home. He was born on June 17, 1931, at Garrett, Kentucky, a son of Ishmael Chaffins and Effie Combs Chaffins.  He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Esta Cornett, Raymond, Benny and Lewis Chaffins.  He is survived by one son, Kenneth Ray (Linda) Chaffins; daughters, Shirley Kay (Garth) Fugate; grandson, Timothy Ray Chaffins; granddaughters, Natasha (Aaron) Fugate Jones and Kathleen Chaffins; one great-grandson, Hunter Aaron Jones; brother, Spencer Chaffins; sisters, Irene Ritchie, Faye Hensley, and Lona Mae Linder; and host of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, December 7, at 1:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Tim Stacy officiating.  Burial followed in Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 8, 2004

Chaffins, Ruth - age 87, of Garrett, Ky., wife of the late Kendall Chaffins, passed away Friday, April 28, 2006 in the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, McDowell. Ky. She was born on September 19, 1918 in Knott County, Ky., the daughter of the late Willie Conley and Artie Inmon Conley. Mrs. Chaffins was a housewife. Survivors include three sons Clarence Chaffins, Marvin Chaffins and Richard F, Chaffins all of Garrett, Ky. one daughter, Patty Crager Moss, Garrett, Ky., one sister, Dorothy C, Combs, Garrett, Ky. 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Ruby Conley. Funeral Services for Ruby Chaffins, will be conducted Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Jerry Manns and Bethel Bolen officiating. Burial will follow in the Chaffins-Conley Family Cemetery, Rock Fork, Garrett, Ky. with Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. Visitation is after 5:00 p.m. Saturday. April 29, 2006 here at Hall Funeral Home.  Source: Hall Funeral Home Obituaries

Chaffins, Ruth Ann Combs -69, Mousie, KY, passed away Friday, April 7,2006 at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of Farris Chaffins and Madge Slone Chaffins. She is survived by 4 sons- David Lee Chaffins, Eddie Dewayne Chaffins, Ricky Dale Wilcox and Shawn Delano Wilcox; 5 Step Daughters- Karen Gibson, Brenda Chaffins, Phyllis Congeni, Rebecca Chaffins and Devana Everage; 2 Stepsons- Bruce Everage and Robert Everage; 3 Brothers- James Chaffins, Jackie Chaffins and Charles Sizemore; 3 Sisters- Martha Lou Warrix, Linda Sizemore and Margie Terry; 9 Grandchildren and a host of step Grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, April11, 2006 at the Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Lackey, KY. Officiating ministers will be L.C. Slone and James Morris. Burial will follow in the Chaffins Cemetery on Four Mile at Mousie, Ky. Visitation will be held at the Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church after 4:00PM Sunday with additional services each evening at 7:00 PM.  Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Chaffins, Thelma ~ age 98 of Garrett, passed away September 17, 2011, at Prestonsburg Health Care. She was born April 1, 1913, in Knott County, the daughter of the late William Jefferson and Emaline Hicks Chaffins. She was a homemaker and a member of United Baptist Church. She is survived by 1 son: Jannon (Patty) Coburn of Garrett; 1 daughter: Closetta (Adrian) Ousley of Hueysville; grandchildren: Debra, Larry, Anita, Phillip, Kim, Gregory, Ronnie, Alicia, Jennifer, Johnny (Dec), Brent (Dec); 19 Great Grandchildren and 17 Great Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents & brothers: Auburn Chaffins, Lee Chaffins, Ivon Chaffins, Oscar Chaffins, Oliver Chaffins, Leland Chaffins and Sealand Chaffins; 7 sisters: Cassie Lambert, Virgie Conley, Audrey Marie O'Grady, Samantha Moore, Girlie Conley, Savannah and Ocie. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at Rock Fork Freewill Baptist Church in Garrett. Burial followed at the Chaffins Cemetery at Rock Fork in Garrett under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 22, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Chaffins, Viola Madeline age 71, of Lima, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky, died on January 21, 2003, at Lima Manor Nursing Home, Lima, Ohio.  She was born on August 29, 1931 a daughter of Madison and Nancy Terry Collins. She was preceded in death by four brothers and six sisters. She is survived by one daughter Belinda K. Chaffins (fiancé Greg Smith) of Lima, Ohio; two sisters, Roxie Smith of Hindman, Ky, and Gladys Chaffins of Berne. Indiana; and two grandchildren, Richard Holloway (fiancé Michelle Casey) and Jerry Holloway. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, January 25, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church, with Rev. Matthew Oliver officiating. Burial followed in Salem Mennonite Cemetery, under the direction of Hindman, Funeral Services Hindman, Kentucky.   Source:  Troublesome Creek Times--Submitted by Donald Givens
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Chaffins, Wanda Lee age 88, of Garrett; died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by: 7 Daughters- Linda Sue Chaffins, Norma (Roy) Bolen, Mary (Larry) Gross, Tina (Lewis) Hollar, Donna (Elmer) McKenzie, Theda (Steve) Gunnell, and Henrietta Crigger.  2 Sisters- Alene Conley and Ruthie Mae Lawson. 13 Grandchildren 18 Great Grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at the Rockfork Regular Baptist Church at Garrett with Willie Crease, Jerry Mann and Bethel Bolen officiating. Burial followed in the Chaffins Cemetery on Rockfork at Garrett under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 28, 2011 ~ Submitted b y Debbie Tamborski

Chaffins, Woots -age 86, died Thursday, January 12, 2006, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born in Floyd County, Kentucky on April 1, 1919, the son of Sim Kenton and Minnie Coburn Chaffins.  He was preceded in death by his wife: Betty Lee; one son: Jimmy.  He is survived by four sons: Shelby Gene (Alfie) Chaffins, Kenton (Billie Joan) Chaffins, Mark (Mary) Chaffins and Johnny (Debbie) Chaffins; six daughters: Minnie (Garland) Conley, Pat (John) Carter, Carolyn Howard, Katherine (Ricky) Smith, Wyhella (Keith) Combs, and Grace Chaffins; one brother: Kelly Chaffins; two sisters: Helen Moore and Maxine Martin; 22 grandchildren, host of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.    Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 15, at 2 p.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Ricky Smith, Bethel Bolen and Carlos Craft officiating.  Burial followed at the Green Bolen Cemetery, Softshell, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 18, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Chafin, Martha O. -age 84, of Martin, widow of David E. Chafin, passed away Monday, July 28, 2008, at the Pikeville Medical Center. She was born November 20, 1923 in Hi Hat, the daughter of the late Milton Osborne and Rosa Hatfield Osborne. Mrs. Chafin was a former employee of Our Lady of the Way Hospital and a member of Martin First Baptist Church. She is survived by 3 sons: James E. Chafin, Martin, David M. Chafin, Prestonsburg, John T. Chafin, River; 3 daughters: Janice Hall, St. Louis, Mo., Rosa Lee Hall, Pippa Passes, Virginia Ann Manuel, Martin; brother: Edgel Osborne, McDowell, Ky.; 2 sisters: Kathleen Calhoun and Decles Adkins, both of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and 1 son: Eddie Chafin. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin Russ Taylor officiating. Burial followed in the Newman Cemetery, Hi Hat, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 7, 2008- Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Champion, Daphne Lane -age 45, of Leburn, Kentucky, died on Monday, September 6, 2004, at Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Kentucky.  She was born on July 10, 1959, a daughter of Raymond Risner and Mildred Prater Risner.  She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Champion, of Leburn, Kentucky, her parents; her son, Kenneth Gregory Champion and one daughter, Crystal Dawn (Michael) Beverly, both of Leburn, Ky.; two brothers, David Risner of Hindman, Kentucky and Doug Risner of Winchester, Kentucky; one sister, Donna Hays of Hindman, Ky.; and two grandchildren, Whitney Dawn Beverly and Nicholas Wayne Beverly.  Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, September 9, at 2:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Reggie Hall and Randy Combs officiating.  Burial followed in Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Champion, Geraldine P. ~ age 83, of Leburn, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the Pikeville Medical Center. She is survived by 1 son: Phillip (Linda) Champion; 2 daughters: Debra Moore (Jearld), Gerry Lea Slone; 1 sister: Christine Waddell; 1 sister-in-law: Louise Pratt; 7 grandchildren: Gregory Champion, Hannah Champion, Hailey Champion, James (Rhonda) Moore, Debra Ann (Mark) Stephens, Earl (Apryl) Moore, David Michael (Aprial) Slone; 2 great grandchildren: John Shelby Stephens, Luke Moore.Funeral Services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Dan Snow officiating. Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 24, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Champion, Kenneth Elwood -age 52, of Leburn, passed away Wednesday,September 6, 2007 at the UK Markey Cancer Ct. at Lexington, Kentucky. He was born in McRoberts, Kentucky on July 12, 1955 to Elwood Champion and Geraldine Pratt Champion. He is survived by his fiancé: Donna Cornett Thomas; mother: Geraldine Champion; 1 son: Kenneth Gregory Champion; 1 daughter: Crystal Dawn Slone Compton; special family members: Dustin and Travis Thomas; brother: Phillip Gregory Linda) Champion; sisters: Gerry Lea Slone and Debra Kaye Moore (Jerald); 2 grandchildren: Whitney Beverly and Nicholas Beverly; nieces and nephews: Debra Ann (Mark) Stephens, David Michael(April) Slone, Earl Moore III, James Phillip (Rhonda) Slone, Hannah Champion, Hailey Champion; great nephew: John Shelby Stephens. He was preceded in death by his wife: Daphne; father: Elwood Champion; brother-in-law: Shelby Slone. Funeral Service:Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 1 p.m. with Reggie Hall and Milburn Slone officiating.  Interment followed at Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 12, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Chapman, Billy "DooWop'', beloved partner of 13 years of Linda Smith Chapman, loving father of Tony (Linda) Chapman, Stella (Randy) Musselman, Renee (Woody) Wooldridge and Michelle (Brian) Campbell, and cherished grandfather of Austin and Anthony Chapman, Jamie Elam, David Brett, Woody Wooldridge, Eddie Skeens and Alex Campbell, and brother of Carolyn Fisher and Louise (Pete) Gaskill. Billy, who was a singer with Uptown and The Avenues also sang with Street Corner Symphony, passed away Friday, May 12, 2006, at the age o 62. A visitation will be held Wednesday from noon until the time of the service at 2:00 PM, at the Jon Deitloff Funeral Centre, 4389 Spring Grove Ave. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery. Submitted by Louise Gaskill

Chapman, Dewey ~ age 73, of Happy, Kentucky, passed away August 26, 2010, at the Select Specialty Hospital at Lexington. He was born in Perry County on November 16, 1936, to Ben Chapman and Nola R. Bevins Chapman. He is survived by sons: Thomas (Teresa) Chapman and Dewey (Valerie) Chapman; daughters: Teresa Amburgey and Paula Chapman; sister: Polly Ann Mullins; 4 grandchildren and a special nephew: Kyle Cummins. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 30, 2010, at the Happy Freewill Baptist Church with Densmore Goodson, Jack Carter and Steve Haddix officiating. Burial followed at Rest Haven Cemetery at Jeff under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 2, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Childers, Rev. Bill, Jr. 73, of Millersport, OH, formerly of Cumberland passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. Rev. Childers was a native of Letcher County and had moved to OH several years ago. He was a Pentecostal minister and a member of the Open Door Pentecostal Church in Dayton, OH. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ruth Blake Childers; his parents, Bill and Willa Mae Long Childers; a brother, Fred Childers; a sister, Lorene Webb; a daughter, Catherine Childers; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Rue. Survivors include nine children, Mary Moncrief, Dayton, OH; Bill Childers, Jr., Batavia, OH; Anna OLaughlin, Moraine, OH; Sharon McPherson, Trotwood, OH; Dianne Smith, Dayton, OH; Zebedee Childers, Dayton, OH; Lisa Swankhaus, Kettering, OH; Tena Demaree, Pickerington, OH; and Rufus Childers, Millersport, OH; three brothers, Kenneth Childers, David Childers, and James Stapleton; three sisters, Jessica Black, Carol Garrett, and Doris Burns; special caregivers, Joe, Tony, Jacob, Marcus, Lucas and Rita Wall, who took time to laugh, play, and feed Paps; twenty three grandchildren; twenty four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Bill will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. A special thanks to Lena and Angel, who spent a lot of time caring for Paps. The family would like to thank everyone who has blessed our family; Rufus, Angel, and children for sharing your home and lives with us. Visitation will be held 5-8 pm Monday, Nov. 3, 2008 at Tri City Funeral Home in Benham, Ky. Funeral services will be conducted at 11am Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008 in the Chapel of Tri City Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Back officiating. Interment will follow in Blake Family Cemetery at Big Rock, KY. Children and grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. The family has entrusted Tri City Funeral Home in Benham with the arrangements. Published in the Dayton Daily News from 11/2/2008 -Posted by Connie Spurlock

Childers, Mrs. Garnett ~ age 83, of Belleville, MI, formerly of Knott County, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2011, at Superior Woods, Ypsilanti, Mich.  She was born May 13, 1927, in Puncheon, daughter of the late Cleveland & Leona Hall. Mrs. Childers lived in Belleville for over 15 years with her daughter.  She was a member of the Ypsilanti Old Regular Baptist Church. She is survived by 4 children Paul D. (Janice) Childers of Wickenburg, Arizona, Sandra S. Delaney of Belleville, Mich., Edgar (Diana) Childers of Richmond, and Patricia (Thomas) Squires of Chelsea, Mich.; 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two sisters Hattie Ratliff of Virginia and Myrtle Rossi of New Jersey, and brother Willis Hall of Kentucky, also numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband Edgar Childers in February 1991, 2 sons Daniel Lee Childers in December in 1974 and James David Childers in April 2001, a grandson James Edward Childers, also a son-in-law Donald Delaney in August 2008.  Memorial contributions can be made to The Arbor Hospice Foundation or Alzheimer's Association.  Please sign her on-line guest book and share a memory for her family.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 27, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Childers, Della Mae Cornett -age 64, of Carrie, Kentucky, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at her residence.   She was born December 18, 1941, the daughter of Daisy Owens Cornett and the late Raymond Cornett.   She was the wife of Jesse Childers. She was preceded in death by her father; two brothers: Ray Edmond Cornett and Cleon Cornett.   She is survived by one son: Ronald Childers of Carrie, Kentucky; one daughter: Vicky (Allen) Singleton of Carrie, Kentucky; three brothers: Merlin (Ruby) Cornett of Fisty, Kentucky, Winford (Josia) Cornett, Tim (Reci) Cornett both of Carrie, Kentucky; three sisters: Ruby (Gene) Barnett, Maxine (Roy) Waddell and Kim (Chuck) Childers all of Carrie, Kentucky; four grandchildren: Joshua Childers, Justin Singleton, Jarrod Childers and Jordan Childers.   Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 17, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Lonzo Mosley and Darrell Short officiating.   Burial followed in the Owens Family Cemetery, Lower Mill Creek, Carrie, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 22, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Childers, Edney ~ age 78, of Garner, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Kite on November 22, 1931, to Green Perry and Lydia Caudill Perry. She was preceded in death by her husband: Dock Childers; 3 brothers: James, Ellis and Joe. She is survived by 4 sons: Rodney (Pam) Childers, Larry Childers, Randy (Debbie) Childers and Donald (Karla) Childers; 1 daughter: Lillian (Buddy) Peterson; 8 sisters: Ethel, Margaret, Esther, Ruth, Janice, Betty, Judy and Barb; 5 brothers: Earl, John, Steve, Dan and Henry; 9 grandchildren: Lance Childers, Larry Wayne Childers, Shaunna N. Childers, Misty D. Childers, Denna (Josh) Smith, Kristin Childers, Emerald Preston, Alexis Preston and Alex Childers; 4 great grandchildren: Christina Marie Childers, Braden Chandler Childers, Raquel Rae-lynn Childers and Bianca Bre-ann Huff; host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 29, 2010, at New Home Old Regular Baptist Church with Jimmy Hall, Harlos Watts, Ronnie Robinson and Randall Short officiating. Burial will follow at the John W. Watts Cemetery at Garner under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 28, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Childers, Glenna Levon H. -age 57 of Banner, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2008 at her residence. She was born July 17, 1951 at Paintsville, Ky. the daughter of the late Earl and Angie Hunt Hall. She was a retired school teacher and principal in the Floyd Co. School System and a member of the Allen Baptist Church. She is survived by: an Uncle, Arco (Hattie) Hunt of Prestonsburg, Ky. and an Aunt, Laura Lewis of Bellevue, Ohio. Niece, Brittany (Jeremy) Johnson and a great niece, Layla Johnson. And a host of other family and friends. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, Ky., with Arnold Turner, Jr. officiating. Burial followed in the Jones Cemetery at Allen under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 31, 2008--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Paula Mitchel.

Childers, Jessie James-age 66, of Carrie, passed away November 4,  2007 at his home.  He was born July 7, 1941, in Floyd County, to the late Estill and Dorothy Reynolds Childers. He was the husband of the late Della Mae Cornett Childers. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, 1 son: Donald James Childers; 1 brother: Don Childers; 2 sisters: Anna Napier and Eva Johnson. He is survived by 1 son: Ronald Wayne Childers of Carrie;1 daughter: Vicky Singleton of Carrie; 2 brothers: Sheldon Childers of Mousie; and Johnny Childers, of Red Fox; 1 sister: Irene Johnson of Milan, In.; grandchildren: Joshua Alan, Justin Cody, Jarrod Wayne, Jordan Tyler, Della Shae.  Funeral services were held at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home Chapel in Hindman at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2007, with Alonzo Mosley and Darrell Short officiating.  Burial followed at the Reynolds Family Cemetery at Mallie under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 7, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Childers, Joseph  Jr., one day old, passed away June 29, 1984, at the U.K. Medical Center.  He was born June 28, a son of Joseph and Rosa Jacobs Childers. Besides his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Hettie Mae Childers of Pinetop; maternal grandparents, Linda and Worley Jacobs of Garner; one brother, Jerry Lee at home. Services were conducted Thursday, May 31, at the home of Joseph Childers on Neeley, with Rev. Eston Amburgey officiating.  Burial followed in the Whitaker Cemetery, Roxana.  Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Childers,  Olive  89, of West Alexandria, died Thursday, March 14,  2002 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Ind. Born Nov. 12, 1912, in Knott County, Ky., she was the daughter of James and Barbara (Smith) Maggard. Mrs. Childers was a homemaker most of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Giles French Childers, in 1970; a sister, Doris Kiley; and a brother, John Maggard. Survivors include a son, James Childers of West Alexandria; three grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Human of Oregon; and a brother, Ronald Maggard of Tennessee. Funeral services were Saturday, March 16, at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, with Pastor Terry Smith officiating. Burial was in Twin Valley Cemetery, West Alexandria.     Source:  Register Herald, Eaton, Preble County, Ohio-Submitted by Vivian Moom

Childers, Phillip Alvin ~ age 59 of Garner, passed away December 18, 2010, at the Hazard ARH.  He was born October 26, 1951, at Lackey, the son of the late Ivan & Gail Pratt Childers.  He was an Auctioneer and Real Estate Broker & Owner of Hindman Land Auction Company.  He was the husband of Donna Walton Childers. He is survived by 1 son & daughter-in-law: Quinton & Chasity Childers of Garner; 1 daughter and son-in-law: Lauren & Jonathan Francis of Lexington; 3 brothers: Ivan (Ann) Childers Jr. of Frankfort, Charles (Phyllis) Childers of Carrie, & Talmadge Childers of Garner; 1 sister: Paula Rollins of Garner; 1 sister-in-law: Joyce Childers; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers: Orbin "Sweet" Childers & Williams Jennings Childers. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Hindman First Baptist Church with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at the Childers Family Cemetery at Garner under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. In Lieu of Flowers, Family asks to make donations to the Hindman First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 507, Hindman, KY.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 23, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Childers, Ruie -age 68, of Garner, Kentucky passed away March 12, 1984, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.  She was born June 19, 1915, a daughter of Alex and Mary Short Childers. She is survived by a host of nieces and nephews including: Rodney, Larry, Randy, Lillian, Donald and Darrell; three brothers, Arnolds Childers, L.B. Childers, and Dock Childers, all of Garner; three sisters-in-law, Edney Childers, Nancy Childers and Percy Childers all of Garner. Services were conducted at the New home Regular Baptist Church, March 15, 10 a.m. with John Preece, I.D. Back and Ivan Amburgey officiating.  Burial followed in the Watts Cemetery at Garner.  Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Childers, Ruth Ramey  age 65 of Hippo, Ky., formerly of Knott County Ky died on Friday, Dec. 27, 2002 at home.  She was born on January 3, 1937, in Knott county, Ky., a daughter of the late Kendall Ramey and Alice Jacobs Ramey.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the late William Lloyd Childers; her brother, Ted Ramey and half brother, Howard Ramey sisters, Grace Hughes, Bobbi Faye Hall, and half sister, Juanita Sibley.  She is survived by her brother Talmadge Ramey of Larkslane, Ky., sisters, Gertrude Waddles of Lima, Ohio, Jewell Hale of Richmond, Va. Blanche Martin of Prestonsburg, Ky., Cuba Lambert of West Virginia, Gaye Edwards of Pippa Passes, Ky., ruby Workman of Thurman, Ohio, and Lucille Slone of Prestonsburg, Ky.  Funeral services were conducted on Monday, December 30, at 11:00 a.m. at Nelson Funeral Home, Hindman, Ky., with roger Hicks, David Daniel Jacobs, and Darrell Short officiating.  burial followed in Ramey Family Cemetery, Larkslane, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Home. Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 1, 2003

Childers, Theda Bentley -Funeral services for Theda Bentley Childers will be conducted Thursday, April 4, 2006 from Jenkins United Methodist Church with Tommy Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the Sam Bentley Cemetery. Theda Bentley Childers, age 78, of Jenkins, passed away Monday, April 3, 2006 from Mt. View Regional Medical Center. She was the widow of Albert "Moon" Childers. Theda was a member of Jenkins United Methodist Church and Eastern Star. She is survived by nephews: Dave Bentley of Coeburn, Virginia, Gerald Bentley of Macomb Township, Michigan, Mike Bentley of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mark Bentley of Coeburn, Virginia, Mark Bentley of Cincinnati, Ohio and Roy Bentley of Tavares, Florida; nieces: Barbara Bentley Hale of Whiteville, North Carolina and Judi Bentley of Richmond, Virginia; brother, Roy "Karo" Bentley of Payne Gap; and devoted friend, Ruby Cantrell. Theda was preceded in death by three brothers: Charles Bentley, Manuel Bentley, and Sammy Bentley; nephew, Allen Bentley; and her parents. Posted in the Letcher County Community, News-Press, April 5, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Christian, Drucilla ~ age 55, of Hazard, passed away January 5, 2011, at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Redfox on March 6, 1955, to John Henry Christian and Alma Christian. She is survived by 2 daughters: Alma Williams and Denis Williams; 1 brother: Emmitt Christian; 2 sisters: Juetta Adams and Henrietta Adams; 5 grandchildren: Autumn, Caitlin, Tierra, Donovan and Toddrick. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Emily Hudson Jones officiating. Burial followed at the Christian Cemetery at Redfox under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 13, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Christian, Ronnell J. age 42, of Redfox, Kentucky, passed away March 23, 2007 at the UK Medical Center at Lexington, Kentucky.  He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on September 8, 1964 to Simon Christian and Stella Gipson Christian.  He is survived by his mother: Stella Christian; children: Ronnell Christian, Ron Alex Christian, Brandy Christian; brothers: Arthur (Gwen) Christian, Randy (Brenda) Christian and Danny Christian; sisters: Patsy Christian and Jennifer Miler; host of other relatives and friends.   Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 17, 2007 at the Hindman Funeral Services chapel with Jeff Hawkins officiating.  Burial followed at the Christian Cemetery at Redfox, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 21, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Church, Louise Moore  age 80, of Langley, Ky died on Tuesday, September 3, 2002 at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky.  She was born April 4, 1922, in Knott County Kentucky, the daughter of the late Tommy Moore and Katie Triplett Moore.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Church and by one daughter, Rhonda Webb.  She is survived by one daughter, Linda Howard, Martin, Ky., one brother Doc Ed Moore, Martin, Ky., one sister, Mary Alice Shropshire, Columbus, Ohio; and six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.  Funeral services for Louise Church were conducted Friday, September 6, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home Chapel , Martin, Ky., with Denver Meade officiating.  Burial followed in the Louise Webb Cemetery, Langley, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. 
Source:  Troublesome Creek Times,  Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Clark, Julia M. (McIntosh) Age 77 of Maineville passed peacefully Saturday, April 8, 2006 at Bethesda North Hospital. Born January 25, 1929 in Buckhorn, Ky., she was the daughter of Chester and Pearly (Combs) McIntosh and had worked as a dietician at Kettering Memorial Hospital and Otterbein Home. Preceded in death by her parents and dear husband, Taylor Clark in 1994, she is survived by her daughters, Linda Young of Maineville, Wanda Farmer of Mason and Margaret Sawyer of Ft. Blackmore, Va.; sons, Paul Clark of Oregonia, Ezra Gene Clark of Fla., Cecil Clark of Morrow and Garnet Clark of Kentucky; two sisters, Linda Ellen Stamper and Nanny Hyden both of Buckhorn, Ky.; nineteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at the Stine Kilburn Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Storer officiating. Burial was in the Deerfield Cemetery, South Lebanon. Arrangements were entrusted to Stine Kilburn Funeral Home.    Published in The Western Star from 4/13/2006 - 4/20/2006.-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Clark, Kimberly May -Funeral services for Kimberly May Clark were conducted Monday, April 17, 2006 from Carty Funeral Home Polly and Craft Chapel with Rev. Gary Dale Adkins officiating. Interment followed in the Rob Ratliff Cemetery, Shelby Gap, Kentucky. Kimberly May Clark, age 35, of Wise, Virginia, passed away Thursday evening April 13, 2006 at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tennessee. She was born at Wise, Virginia, where she lived most of her life, and had also lived in Jenkins, Kentucky and Tennessee. She was a mother and a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. Kimberly was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Freemon Adkins; her maternal grandfather, Vollie Boggs; and maternal great grandfather, Sampson White. She is survived by her husband, John Clark of Wise, Virginia; a son, Austin Clark of Wise, Virginia; her father, James Adkins of Mohawk, Tennessee; her mother, Theresa Adkins of Clintwood, Virginia; a brother, Chad Adkins of Nashville, Tennessee; a step daughter, Brittany Stratton of Norton, Virginia; maternal grandparents, Bob and Virginia Bartrum of Jenkins; paternal grandmother, Zelvia Adkins of Jenkins; and maternal great grandmother, Della White of Jenkins; and a host of other relatives and friends. 
Posted in the Letcher County Community, News-Press, April 19, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clay, Shirley Bolen -age 56, of Hueysville, Ky., died on Thursday, November 11, 2004, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky. She was born on August 11, 1948, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Troy and Elsie Hicks Bolen.  She was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Johnny Clay; daughter, Elsie Marie Clay; brothers, Bennie Bolen and Brady Bolen; and a sister, Lois Barnett.  She is survived by her son, Jack S. Clay, Jr. of St. Albans, West Virginia; brother, Jackie Bolen of Garrett, Indiana; sisters, Lillie Shepherd, Devottis Crager and Trilby Collins, all of Hueysville, Kentucky; and grandchildren, Robbie Clay and Sherman Clay.  Funeral services were conducted on Monday, November 15, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky, with Roger Bolen and Ondie Wiremare officiating.  Burial followed in Shepherd Cemetery, Gunlock, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Cleary, Harley Glenn ~ age 53 of Vest, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, at the Hospice Center in Hazard. He was born in Ary, Kentucky on December 30, 1957, to Harley Eugene Cleary and Eula Maye Fugate Cleary. He is survived by his mother: Eula Maye Allen; ex-wife: Annie; daughter: Elizabeth Kaye Cleary; brothers: Lloyd Gene (Effie) Cleary and Danis Lynn (Evelyn) Cleary; special aunt: Ola Faye Chaffins; niece: Minda Maye; best friends: Paul and Georgetta Combs; host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Tim Stacy officiating. Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 7, 2011 ~ submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cleary, Travis Ryan -age 12, of Ary, Kentucky, died Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on June 20, 1993, to Danis and Evelyn Stacy Cleary. He is survived by his parents; one brother: Wesley Scott Fugate; one sister: Arminda Maye Cleary; maternal grandmother: Arminda Hays; paternal grandmother Eula Maye Allen; special aunts: Alice Slone and Pam Fugate; special friend: Cody Campbell; two uncles: Harley Glen Cleary and Lloyd Gene Cleary; host of aunts, uncles and other friends and family.  Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 11, at 1 p.m, at the Hindman Funeral Service Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Tim Stacy, David Slone and A.T. Hayes officiating.  Burial followed at the Stacy Cemetery, Ary, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 14, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clemons, Frank ~ age 59 of Topmost, passed away June 30, 2010, at home.  He was born January 2, 1951, in Letcher County, the son of the late John & Bonnie Coots Clemons.  He is survived by 4 brothers: Otis Clemons of Topmost, Rufus Mayo Clemons of Cow Creek, John Wayne Clemons of SC and Harvey Clemons of Ohio; 2 sisters: Alice Hall of Martin, and Ethel Johnson of Weeksbury. He was preceded in death by his parents.  Funeral services were held Friday, July 2, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin with Ken Hall officiating.  Burial followed at the Clemons Family Cemetery on Caudill Branch at Topmost under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times--Thursday, July 8, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clemons, Logan Dwayne -age 33 of Whitesburg, passed away November 6, 2007, at home.  He was born October 11, 1974 in Hazard.  Logan was a Deputy Sheriff for Letcher County a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, and a member of the Mason Lodge #689 in Hindman.  He was the son of Urban Logan and Brenda Joyce Young Clemons. He is survived by his aunts and uncles: Sandra (Harold) Prater of Clear Creek, Charlene (Lowell) Creech of Clear Creek, Nora Lass of Chicago; 1 sister: Bridget Begley of Clear Creek; 2 nephews: Tyler Ray Begley and Christopher Logan Begley. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 10, 2007, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Don Pratt and other officiating.  Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.*DECEASED RELATIVES: grandparents; the late Urban & Louise Freemanis Clemons, & Truman Haynes & Ayeth McLee Young.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clemons, George Jeffery -age 43, of Topmost, Kentucky, died Friday, August 26, 2005, at McDowell ARH, McDowell, Kentucky.  He was born January 2, 1962, the son of the late John and Bonnie Coots Clemons.  He was preceded in death by two brothers: Alvin and Mickey Clemons; two sisters: Mary Lou Clemons and Peggy Hunter.  He is survived by two sons: Joshua Elmer and John Jeffery Clemons both of Topmost, Kentucky; one daughter: Crystal Ann Clemons of Topmost; five brothers: Otis and Frank Clemons of Topmost, Kentucky, Rufus Clemons of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, John Clemons of Laurens, South Carolina and James Clemons of Ohio; two sisters: Ethel Johnson of Weeksberry, Kentucky & Alice Hall of Raven, Kentucky.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, August 30, 2005, at 1 p.m., at the Topmost Baptist Church, Topmost, Kentucky, with the Topmost Baptist Church ministers officiating.   Burial followed in the Clemons Cemetery, Caudill Branch, Topmost, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 31, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clemons, Marvin age 68 of Huber Heights, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital after a lengthy illness. Marvin was born November 19, 1937 in Jackson, KY, son of the late Ollie & Ella (Watts) Clemons. He was a retired mechanic from White Allen Chevrolet. Marvin was preceded in death by 1 sister. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Lynda (Rains) Clemons; 1 brother, John & wife, Anne Clemons of CA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, May 27, from 5 to 7 pm at the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, 139 S. Dixie Dr, Vandalia. Funeral service and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. If so desired, contributions may be made to the American Heart or Lung Association in Marvin's memory.   Published in the Dayton Daily News on 5/26/2006-Posted by Connie Spurlock

Clemons, Spence ~ age 62, of Knott Co. passed away on April 05, 2010 at the Hazard Medical Center in Hazard, Ky. He is the son of the late Sherman Clemons and the late Polly Clemons. He was a retired mechanic from Starfire Mining. He is survived by his loving wife: Carolyn Bolen Clemons; three daughters: Patricia Lynn (Kenny Joe) Stidham, Sheila Clemons (Matthew) Stoffel & Polly Michelle Clemons (Ted Caudill); one sister: Beatrice Buster Hale; four brothers: Harold (Harriett) Clemons, Terry (Brigett) Clemons, Eugene Clemons & Herbert Lovins; six grandchildren: Tyler Spence Clemons, Andrea Hope Stidham, Izabella Rayanne Caudill, Abigail Grace Stoffel, Jacob Dwight Stoffel & McKenna Faith Stidham. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 07, 2010, at Maggard's Mtn. View Chapel with William Ritchie officiating.  Burial followed in the Clemons Ritchie Cemetery in Breathitt Co. under the direction of Maggard's Mountain View Chapel in Hazard.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 29, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clevenger, Margaret Ellen Booher --age 46, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died on Sun., August 8, 2004, at her home.  She was born on Feb 2., 1958, the daughter of the late Bascom Booher and Barbara Edwards Poe.  Funeral services were conducted Wed., August 11, at 12:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Van West officiating.  Burial followed in the family cemetery, Little Paint, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Click, James Arnold ~ age 36 of Lexington, formerly of Martin, passed away June 6, 2010, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. He was born December 31, 1973, in Columbus City, Indiana, the son of Terry Ellen Neer Click of Martin and the late James Click.  He was a Disabled General Manger of a Fast Food Restaurant and the companion of Eric Campbell of Lexington. He is survived by 1 sister and  brother-in-law: Kristy Grace Click & James Hayes of Martin; 3 nephews:  John Adam Murphy, Timothy Brian Hayes and James Isaiah Hayes; and 2 nieces: Christen Ellen Murphy and Abegail Johnson.  He was preceded in death by his father and a sister: Saybra Ellen Click.    Funeral services were held on Friday, June 11, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin with Ted Shannon officiating.  Burial followed at the Click Cemetery at Stephens branch in Martin under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 17, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Click, Jobie  Jr., 69, died Sunday, May 20 at his home in Martin, Ky.Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2007, at 2:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Arthur Smith, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in the Click Cemetery, Martin, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., caring for those arrangements. *He was born May 20th, 1938 to the late Jobie Click, Sr., and the late Rhoda Salisbury Click. Left to mourn his passing are his 2 sons, Jobie Michael Click and Brian Keith Click, both of Martin, Ky.,; 2 daughters, Mary Elizabeth Reynolds, Lexington, Ky., Belinda Michelle Jarrell of Dana, Ky., 8 grandchildren, Christopher Jordan Jarrell, Kayla Madison Jarrell, Cody Jared Jarrell, Justin Kane Jarrell, Megan Click, Holly Click, Kelsey Click, Prestan Reynolds; 1 great grandson, Christopher Sean Jarrell, 3 sisters, Mary Lou Poulus of Huntington, New York, Billie Sue Roberts of Elizabethtown, Ky., Sandra Gay Dotson of Palm City, Florida, 2 nephew and 7 nieces and a host of cousins and friends. Besides his parents, Jobie was preceded in death by 2 baby brothers, Jimmie Donald and Ronald Click.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 23, 2007 -Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Click, John Derrell -age 73, of Leburn, Kentucky, died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born January 2, 1933, the son of the late Lee and Leona Combs Click; step-son of Flora Click. He was preceded in death by one grandson: Trevor "T-Bo" John Combs. He is survived by three sons: Bufford (Starla) Click of Leburn, Kentucky, Johnny (Peggy) Click of Carrie, Kentucky and Albert (Carolyn) Click of Litt Carr, Kentucky; one daughter: Barbara (Jackie) Hall, of Leburn, Kentucky; two brothers: Ben Jr. Click of Leburn, Kentucky and Gary Click of Hindman, Kentucky; grandchildren: Scottie, Bryant, Rebecca, Sonja, Crystal, Jackie, Dewayne, Hailey and Lakayla; great-grandchildren: Mason, Jordan, Olivia, Tori, Black, Elijah and Jasmine. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 1, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Darrell Short, Bethel Bolen and John Hughes officiating.   Burial followed in the Click Family Cemetery, Leburn, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 5, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Click, Marie Jean age 61 of Bulan, died June 19, at the Hazard ARMC.  She is survived by her husband, Charles Click.  Funeral Services were conducted Saturday, June 22, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Source: The Floyd County Times, Sunday, June 30, 2002 

Click, Saybra Ellen ~ age 29 of North Manchester, Indiana, formerly of Martin, passed away June 20, 2009, at the St. Joseph Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  She was born September 16, 1979, in Prestonsburg, the daughter of Terry Neer Click and the late James Click. She is survived by her mother; 1 son: John Adams Murphy of North Manchester, Ind.; 2 daughters: Christen Ellen Murphy & Abigayle Lasha Johnson both of North Manchester, Ind.; 1 brother: James Arnold Click of Lexington; 1 sister: Kristy Grace Click of Martin; 2 nephews; Timothy Brian Hayes and Cameron Murphy both of Martin, and 1 niece: Heather Murphy of Martin. She was preceded in death by her father.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.  Burial followed at the Click Cemetery at Martin. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 2, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clifton, John Jr., 82, died Saturday, September 3, 2005, in Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange, Indiana.  He was born September 22, 1922, in Floyd County, KY, to Ada (Elam) and John A. Clifton, Sr. Late Resident of :  Rome City, Indiana.  Surviving are his wife, Reva Clifton; two sons, Tim & Cheryl Clifton of Rome City and Tony & Wendy Clifton of Maumee, OH; two daughters, Jean & Gary Glenn of Indianapolis and Sherry & Steve Siewert of LaGrange; 13 grandchildren, Timothy Clifton, Catrinia Clifton O'Brien, Thomas Clifton, Gale Bloom, Kyle Bloom, Carissa Holmes, Charles Holmes, Jason Siewert, Miranda Siewert, Anthony Clifton, Michael Clifton, Joseph Clifton, and Eric Clifton; and 10 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, John Clifton, III; one grandson, John Joseph Clifton; one brother; and one sister. Visitation :  There will be no visitation. Service :  A celebration of life service will be held at a later date at Hutchins Funeral Home, Wolcottville. Family Requests :  Preferred memorials are to the American Cancer Society.Berhalter Hutchins Funeral Home   Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cline, Leo D. Cornett -age 91, of Burgeys Creek at Littcarr, passed away October 8, 2008, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She was born in Knott County on November 11, 1916, to Robert S. Cornett and Cornelia Amburgey Cornett. She was preceded in death by her husband: Dennis Cline She is survived by 2 sisters: Hester Smallwood and Irene Lovelace; also a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Roy Hodson and Jim Watkins officiating. Burial followed at the Robert S. Cornett Cemetery at Sassafras. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Camp Nathanael, Ivis Bible Church or Charity of Choice.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 16, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Clutts, Kristin Everage ~ age 29, of Bulan, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2011, at her home. She was born on October 3, 1982, to Archie Wayne Everage and Bobetta Thacker Everage. She leaves to mourn her passing her husband: John Clutts; father: Archie Wayne Everage; stepmother: Deb Everage; 3 sons: Gavin Douglas Clutts, Bradyn Thacker Clutts and Waylon Archer Clutts; stepbrother: Justin Keene; stepsister: Cheyenne Bingham; maternal grandmother: Evalee Everage; paternal grandfather: Robert Thacker. Kristin was preceded in death by her mother: Bobetta Thacker Everage; brother: Dustin Everage; paternal grandfather: Archie Everage; maternal grandmother: Junella Thacker. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011, at the Hindman First Baptist Church with Brother Mike Caudill and Brother Kenny Salmons officiating. Entombment followed at Bethel Memorial Mausoleum at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 5, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Coburn, Patty Jean ~ age 74 of Garrett, passed away October 8, 2011, at the St. Joseph Hospital at Martin. She was born January 21, 1937, in Caney, the daughter of the late John and Zola Gibson Craft. She was a Homemaker and attended the Rock Fork Freewill Baptist Church, and was the wife of Janon Coburn.
She is survived by 1 son: Larry Coburn of Garrett; 2 daughters: Deborah (Colson) Couch of Garrett and Anita (Dwayne) Moore of Langley; 1 brother: James "Sonny" Craft of Lackey; 1 sister: Loraine Whisler of Shelby, Ohio; 7 grandchildren: Chris Couch, Shawn David Couch, Adam Ramey, Kevin Coburn, Shiayne Moore, Andrea Moore & Haley Coburn; 10 Great Grandchildren: Chelsey, Caitlin, Cameron, Landon, Gage, Chance, Ayden, Marley, Austin & Dakota.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her son Johnny Coburn; 2 brothers: Worley Craft and Tommy Craft; 2 sisters: Pearline Slone and Dorothy Cahill.
Funeral services were held Wednesday October 12, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Rock Fork Freewill Baptist Church at Garrett with Bethel Bolen, Wendell Crager, and Willie Duff officiating. Burial followed at the Chaffins Cemetery, Rock Fork at Garrett under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 13, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Coburn Sr., Cyril H. ~ age 70, passed away on March 30, 2010, at Riverview Manor.  He was born on December 11, 1939, in Garrett to the late Andrew J. and Lester Gayheart Coburn. He was a retired engineer, a member of the Masons & Shriners, a 1958 graduate of Garrett High School, and Alice Lloyd graduate. He is survived by 1 son: Cyril H. (Amy) Coburn Jr. of Amissville, Va.; 1 daughter; Cheryl Ann Coburn (Seth) Langohr of Auburn, In.; 2 sisters; Janet Adams of Jackson and Myrtle Chaffins of Prestonsburg; 2 Grandchildren; Ashley Louise Coburn and Beverly Ann Marie Coburn; a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by Parents and 1 brother; Orris J. Coburn. Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 2010, at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Richard Greene officiating. Burial followed at the Martin Family Cemetery in Eastern Ky. under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 8, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Coburn, Earl, 65 of 111 Plaza, died Saturday in his residence. Born December 21, 1906 in Knott, Ky., He was the son of Joe and Visie Bolen Coburn.  He was married to Rosie Smith and she survives. Also surviving are : 4 daughters: Mrs. Joyce Moore, of Lorain, Mrs. George Barcley of 2135 Berryhill Rd. Loretta and Dora, both of Los Angeles. He has 4 sons: Don of N. Jameson, Larry of Los Angeles, Randy and Gregory both at home. Two brothers: John of Ypsilanti, Mich., Arthur of 1701 N. Main; three sisters: Mrs. Nannie Gibson of Willard, Mrs. Norellen Howard of Handshoe, Ky., Mrs. Martha Adams of Sardina. he also leaves nine grandchildren. A member of the Free Will Baptist Church, he was a retired employee of Clark Equipment Co.  Services will be Tuesday at Siferd Main Street Chapel, Rev. Leslie Wireman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon today.  Source: Lime News; 06 Feb 1972-Submitted by Annette Chateau

Coburn, Ethel Corder age 85, of Garrett, widow of Leonard Coburn, passed away Monday, August 4, 2003, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. She was born January 1, 1918, in Knott County, the daughter of the late French Bolen and Mattie Sizemore Bolen. She was a beautician, and worked 14 years as a nurse for Dr. Ira Potter, M.D. and was a member of Garret First Baptist Church. Survivors include two brothers, Earl Bolen of Garrett, and Coyet Bolen of Greensboro, North Carolina; five sisters, Goldie Bailey, Kathleen Hofelich and Eveleen Caudill all of Louisville Sophia Vanderpool of Garrett, and Olga Richmond of Langley. In addition to her second husband Leonard and parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Corder; one son, Daniel Corder; one brother, Edward Bolen; and one sister, Mae Turner. Funeral services for Ethel Corder Coburn will be conducted Thursday, August 7, at 1 p.m. at the Hall funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Clergymen Jerry Manns and Randy Osborne officiating, with Sterlin Bolen Groups, singers. Burial will follow in the Bolen Cemetery, at Garrett, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, caring for those arrangements. Visitation is after 10: a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home, with church services Wednesday evening, with Raymond Vanderpool, speaker and Sterlin Bolen Group singers. Source:  The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, August 6, 2003

Cody, Delmar -74, of Plainville, Connecticut  (formerly of Viper), died Monday, January 31, 2006. He was the son of the late  Roy and Ethel Braschere Cody. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Burkhart Cody of  Plainville; 1 son, Wendell Cody and his wife Joy of Bristol; 2 daughters, Sharon  Marinelli and her husband Jerry of Plainville; Pamela Negrelli and her husband  Dean of Higganum; 3 brothers, Elford Cody and his wife Evie of Mabelvale Ark;  Bobby Cody and his wife Faye, and James Cody, all of Viper; 3 sisters, Janice  Lozier and her husband Gilbert of Plainville; Moonyine Wright and her husband  George and Ava Hall, all of Viper; 5 grandchildren, Megan, Kevin, Paul, Liam  Sean and Sarah Jane; 4 great-grandchildren, Kyle, Ashley, Nicholas and Brooke;  several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral with military rites was  conducted Thursday, February 2, 2006 at the Paul A. Shaker/Farmingdale Funeral  Home in New Briton, CT. Burial was private. This obituary is courtesy of Maggard  Brothers Funeral Home.   Hazard Herald Obits-Feb. 15, 2006-Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Cody, Glenn C. age 90, of Manchester, Kentucky, died on Monday, October 11, 2004, at Marymount Medical Center, London, Kentucky.  He was born on July 3, 1914, in Knott County, Kentucky, a son of John K. and Christine Alice Madden Cody.  He was a retired insurance agent, a member of the Manchester Baptist Church and a veteran of WWII, where he served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sue; and brothers and sisters, Mallie Turner, Berta Cody, Faye Turpin, and Maurice Cody.   Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m., at Manchester Baptist Church, Manchester, Kentucky, with Reverend Ken Bolin officiating.  Burial followed on Thursday, October 14, at 10:00 a.m., at Manchester Memorial Gardens, Manchester, Kentucky, under the direction of Rominger Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Coggins, Randall Gene age 54, of Betsy Layne, Ky., died on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington, Ky. He was born on June 30, 1950, the son of the late Raymond R. Coggins and Nell Ruth Justice Coggins Bohanan.  Funeral services were conducted on Sun., Oct. 10, at 2:00 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Levi Coleman officiating.  Burial followed in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Coghill, Gladys -age 76, of Amburgey, passed away December 2, 2007 at the Hazard ARMC.  She was born in Amburgey on September 15, 1931 to Jasper Mullins and Sylvia Gibson Mullins.  She was preceded in death by her husband: Lonnie Coghill.  She is survived by her 3 children: Charles (Teresa) Barker, Danny (Doris) Coghill and Melissa (Roy) Williams; 1 sister: Jewell Freeman; 7 grandchildren: Todd, Michelle, Whitney, Brandon, Bryan, Brittney and Kateisha; 4 great grandchildren: Emily, Lathan, Lucas and Beau.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 6, 2007 at the Hindman Funeral Services chapel with Don Pratt, Howard Owens and Elwood Cornett officiating.  Burial followed at the Jasper Mullins Cemetery at Amburgey, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 12, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cole, Debbie Sue ~ age 42 of Melvin, passed away March 19, 2009 at the Pikeville Medical Center.She was born in Pikeville, Ky.on May 27, 1966. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2009, at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church with Louis Ferrari officiating.  Burial followed at the Painter Harve Cemetery at Melvin under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 2, 2009
*Parents: Paul Burton Tackett & the late Billie Francis Younce Tackett
Husband or Wife: Warren Cole; Other Survivors: husband; three sons, Chad B. Cole of Barbourville, KY, Billy Don Cole of Bryan, OH & Brandon Scott Cole of Wheelwright, Ky; three brothers, Gordon Tackett of Bevinsville, Corbett and Paul Dwayne Tackett both of SC; one sister, Tammy Gilliam of NC and six grandchildren, Gage, Ethan, Alexia LaShea, Chole, Brandon Scott Jr. and Kallie Marie   Deceased Relatives: mother

Cole, Dixie Queen -age 72, of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, died Friday, January 6, 2006, at her residence.  She was born November 30, 1933, the daughter of Thelma Gibson Hawkins of Shelby, Ohio and the late Harlan Hawkins.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 9, at 12 noon, at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky, with Willie Crace, Larry Patton, Roger Whitaker and Allen Chaffins officiating.   Burial followed in the Martin Cemetery, Martin, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 11, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cole, John Riley -age 69 of Shelby, Ohio, formerly of Betsy Layne, passed away July 19, 2008, at the Hospice House in Ashland, Ohio.  He as born on December 6, 1938. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.    Burial followed at the Martin Cemetery at Martin under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 24, 2008--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: the late Abram & Malta Bays Cole, Husband or Wife: Geraldine Reed Cole; Other Survivors: three sons & daughter in law: Johnny Cole of Shelby, OH, Jody (Linda) Cole of Mansfield, OH & Brian Hawkins of Arizona; four daughters & sons in law: Thelma (Mark) Ball of Galion, OH, Ruby (Bill) Long of Plymouth, OH, Cathy (Allen) Feltner of Tiro, OH & Nadene (Scott Phelps) Johnson of Shelby, OH; two brothers & seven sisters: James Cole of London, Jimmy Lee Cole & Imogene Hawkins both of Shelby, OH, Leora Owens, Lucille Boyd, Judith Shepherd, Phyllis Jean Adkins & Helen Mullins all of Martin & Sylvia Carter of Ashland; 6 step-children, 17 grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren & 15 step-great-grandchildren. Deceased Relatives: parents, two brothers & two sisters: Monroe Cole, Woodrow Cole, Betty Jean Cole & Ora Lee Cole

Coleman, ReJetta A. (Mullins) -age 60, of Romulus, Michigan, formerly of Price, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2006 at the Henry Ford Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan. She was born in Price, Kentucky January 6, 1946. She was a disabled customer service employee for Sam's Club. She is survived by two sons: Shane Coleman of Taylor, Michigan and Jonathon Coleman of Belleville, Michigan; a daughter: Christi Coleman of Romulus, Michigan; a brother: James T. (Jim) Mullins of Huntington, Indiana; and 9 grandchildren: Kenny, Tiphany, Shayna, Ashley, Kennedy, Madason, Trinity, Jillian & Nicolas. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home with James Morris and Others officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Little Cemetery at Price, Kentucky.

Collett, Lena Mae --age 79, of Essie, Kentucky, died on Thursday, August 5, 2004, at Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Kentucky.   She was born on January 24, 1925, in Leslie County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Jessie James and Lucy Roberts Bowling.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Collett; her parents; and three brothers, Owen Bowling, Paul Bowling and Edward Bowling.  She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-laws, Billy Ray and Rose Collett of Rockwood, Tennessee and Pearl and Lois Jean Collett of London, Kentucky; four daughters, Betty Jean Morgan of Stinnett, Kentucky, Josephine Smith of Hazard, Kentucky, Zelma Ruth and Henry Smith of Stinnett, Kentucky and Judy Smith of Cutshin, Kentucky; one brother, John Henry Bowling of Essie, Kentucky; two sisters, Nancy Whitehead of Essie, Kentucky and Helen Smith of Dayton, Ohio; twenty-one grandchildren; and twenty-one great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, August 8, at 1:00 p.m., at Stinnett Pentecostal Church, Stinnett, Kentucky, with James Bowling, Jr. and others officiating.  Burial followed in Bowens Creek Cemetery, at Bowens Creek, Essie, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Colley, Martha Adams -age 91, of Jeremiah, Kentucky, died Wednesday, August 17, 2005, at her residence. She was born March 12, 1914, the daughter of the late John and Larrena Roark Adams. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Elmer Colley; one daughter Barbara Ann Colley. She is survived by four daughters: Cornie Adams of Jeremiah, Lola Mae Richardson of Hindman, Louise Bear of Whitehouse, Tennessee, Norlena York of Hendersonville, Tennessee; six sons; Billy Colley of Indianapolis, Indiana, Folice Colley of Kaminski, Indiana, Von Colley, James Colley and Garland Colley of Jeremiah, and Gillis Dean Colley of Gray, Tennessee; 37 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 20, at 11 a.m. at Blair Branch Regular Baptist Church with Merle Caudill, Roy Slone & Don Pratt officiating.  Burial followed in the Colley Cemetery, Jeremiah, Kentucky under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 24, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Colley, Tavis Floyd -age 42, of McDowell, Ky., died on Fri., April 22, 2005, at McDowell, Ky.  He was born on Aug. 16, 1962, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Final Frasure Newport of McDowell and the late Tivis Colley.  Funeral services were conducted on Mon., April 25, at 1:00 p.m., at Little Rosa Regular Baptist Church, McDowell, Ky., with ministers of the Regular Baptist Church officiating.   Burial followed in the Frasure Family Cemetery, McDowell, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frasier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Collie, Linda C. -age 45 of Letcher, passed away October 6, 2008, at home.  She was born February 23, 1963, the daughter of Marie Akemon Price and the late Woodrow Cornett. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.  Burial followed at Letcher, Ky., under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 23, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Addison Bee -age 82, of Bevinsville, husband of the late Cora Hall Collins, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at the McDowell ARH following a brief illness. He was born on May 4, 1923 in Knott County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Willard & Rosanne Caudill Collins. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by three sons: Charles Edward Collins of Melvin, Ellis Ray Collins (Melissa) of Taylor, Michigan and Elmer (J.J.) Johnson (Stephanie) of Hueysville; four daughters: Barbara Sue Green (Tom) of Melvin, Marcella Williams (Clell) of Bypro, Marlene Johnson of McDowell and Sharon Kaye Forman (Mike) of Bevinsville; a brother: Charles Collins (Bernice) of Cincinnati, Ohio; 25 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; 2 great-great- grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law: Brenda Collins. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son: Kennith Adrian Collins; two daughters: Charlotte Hall Newman and Shawna Johnson; and a brother: Edison Collins. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 2, 2006 at 12 noon at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, with Louis Ferrari and John Allen officiating. Visitation will be Friday, March 31st at the church. Burial will be in the Buckingham Cemetery at Bevinsville.

Collins, Aggie Jane  With the love we have for our mother we the children of Aggie Jane Collins, will write her obituary. Our mom was born July 12, 1916. She was 71 years old. She passed away February 29, 1988. She was the daughter of Lucy Bradley Gibson, of Langley, and the late Miles Gibson.    Our mother married our father Lawrence Collins October 11, 1934. He preceded her in death April 17, 1973. To this union seven children were born; Doris May of Langley, Ky; Virginia Cooley, Stanley, Marvin, Delmar Collins of Wayland, Ky, Charles Collins of Prestonsburg, Ky, Glenn Collins of Flat Gap, Ky 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Mom how we miss you around the home, we seven children feel so along. There's not a day that goes by that you're not on our minds. A happy home we once enjoyed, how sweet the memories are still, but death has left a loneliness the world cannot feel. A vacant place, Mom, is in our home that never can be filled. We all miss you so very much, our hearts are sore as time goes by. We all seven loved you so.  Greatly loved and sadly missed, her children. --Submitted by Donald Givens

Collins, Astor --64, of Moores Hill, died Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at the Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg. He was born July 31, 1949 in Knott County, KY, the son of Maryland and Virgie (Mullins) Collins. He married Betty (Gibson) Collins on December 21, 1962 and she survives. Other survivors include four brothers, Raymond (Olive) Collins of Mt. Sterling, KY, Glenn (Jackie) Collins of Lawrenceburg, Dana Collins of Topmost, KY, Roy Henry (Nada) Collins of Topmost, KY, mother-in-law, Maudie Gibson of Paris, KY, sister, Joanne (Wayne) Smith of Ison, KY, and numerous nieces and nephews and friends. Mr. Collins was a coalminer in Kentucky and retired from Seagram's after 31 years of service. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home, Moores Hill. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 20 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor LaMar Brown of the Milan Wesleyan Church officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Moores Hill. Memorials may be made to the family.-August 19, 2004 © Copyright 2003 Ripley Publishing Co.. Inc

Collins, Betty Carol Gibson ~ age 46 of Hindman, passed away Feb. 23, 2009, at home.  She was born Feb. 18, 1963, in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Arlin Gibson and the late Mary Jacobs Gibson.  She was an x-ray Technician at Highlands Regional, and a member of the Victory Baptist Church.   She is survived by her husband: Scottie Wayne Collins; 2 daughters: Morgan Brooke Cornett (Rick Moberly of Hindman, and Ashley Jordan Cornett of Hindman, Kentucky; 1 step-daughter: Jade Scottie Collins of Pippa Passes; 1 granddaughter: Brooklyn Shyann Moberly of Hindman; 2 sisters: Tammy Lee Gibson (Benny) Click of Leburn, Pamela Kaye Gibson Slone of Pinetop; 1 brother-in-law: Christopher Gene (Heather) Collins; A father-in-law and mother-in-Law: Carlos and Mary Della Haynes Collins; a host of aunts, uncles, family, friends and nieces, as well as one nephew. Funeral services were held Thurs., Feb. 23, 2009, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral home of Hindman, Ky., with Reggie Hall officiating.  Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Ky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 26, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Betty Mae -61, of Moores Hill, died at her residence. She was born August 7, 1943 in Knott County, KY, the daughter of Harlin and Maudie (Creech) Gibson. She married Astor Collins on December 21, 1962 and he preceded her in death on August 17, 2004. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her mother, Maudie Gibson of Kentucky; three brothers, Jimmy, Kenny and Sonny Gibson all of Kentucky; and five sisters, Patty Taulbee, Barbara Gaunce, Christine Palmiteer, Hazel Bentley and Myrtle Ann Sexton, all of Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her father, Harlin Gibson. Graveside services will be held today, Thursday, August 4, 1 p.m. (fast time) at Forest Hill Cemetery in Moores Hill. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home, Moores Hill, is in charge of the arrangements. -Ripley Publishing Co.. Inc-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Bill --age 66, of Hindman, Kentucky, died on Friday, August 6, 2004, at Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born on May 13, 1938, in Knott County, Kentucky, the son of the late Willie and Maudie Hicks Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Bobby Dean Collins and Gary Collins; four brothers, Freddie Collins, Radie Collins and Earl Collins and Coy Sturgill; five sisters, Lucy Gayheart, Dollie Mosley, Janie Mosley, Ogia Conley and Ora Terry. He is survived by four sons, Billy Gene Collins, David Allen Collins and Bill Russell Collins, all of Litt Carr, Kentucky and Stevie Collins of Mousie, Kentucky; four daughters, Nancy Jane Caudill of Leburn, Kentucky, Melissa Collins and Arlene Reynolds, both of Litt Carr, Kentucky, and Ora Lee Mullins of Hindman, Kentucky; one brother Carson Collins of Beaver, Kentucky; fourteen grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.   Funeral services were conducted on Monday, August 9, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky.  Burial followed in Green Gayheart Cemetery, at Owens Branch, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 11, 2004
Notes:  1.  He was married to Virginia Lee Everage and had his large family.  Virginia Lee Everage was born April 9, 1940 and she died Oct 30, 1971.She is buried on the Nickles Cemetery on Big Branch of Troublesome Creek and these dates came from her tombstone. Yes, she is the daughter of Alton  Everage and Nancy Jane (Sis) Cornett. Nancy was the daughter of Roger Cornett my grandfather.  **Margaret Farler 2. He is the grandson of  my gr. grandfather- Samuel Gibson's brother  William "Will"  Gibson/Collins & Martha Smith**Sarah Ann Roepke 3. Do you have birth and death dates for Virginia Lee Everage?  I have her as the daughter of Alton Everage and Nancy Jane Cornett??? ** Debbie Tamborski   

Collins, Billy Gene -age 45, of Leburn, Kentucky, died Sunday, April 2, 2006, at the Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born September 19, 1960, the son of the late Bill and Virginia Everage Collins.  He was preceded in death by two brothers: Bobby Dean Collins and Gary Collins. He is survived by two sons: William Christopher Collins and Billy Cody Collins both of Leburn, Kentucky; two daughters: Heather Smith of Hindman, Kentucky and Brandy Collins of Leburn, Kentucky; three brothers: David Allen Collins of Leburn, Kentucky, Bill R. Collins of Litt Carr, Kentucky, Stevie Cox Collins of Mousie, Kentucky; four sisters: Ora Lee Mullins of Hindman, Kentucky, Arlene Reynolds of Litt Carr, Kentucky, Nancy J. Caudill of Leburn, Kentucky and Melissa Ann Collins of Litt Carr, Kentucky; grandchildren: Braxton Collins, Kadin Smith, Dalton Collins and Jacob Vargas.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 6, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Alonzo Mosley and other officiating.   Burial will follow in the Ivy Point Cemetery, Garner, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 5, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Clova Gayheart -age 96 of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Eastern, died June 19, 2007, at Northpoint Lexington Health Care Center in Lexington.Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin. Burial followed at the Jonas Collins Family Cemetery at Lackey under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 27, 2007 -Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*DATE OF BIRTH: December 17, 1910 PLACE: Floyd County, KY
PARENTS: George & Catherine Martin Gayheart
HUSBAND OR WIFE: the late Gordon Collins
OTHER SURVIVORS: Niece: Brenda Gayheart Grigsby & a host of nephews and nieces
DECEASED RELATIVES: 4 brothers: Lafayette Gayheart, Crit Gearheart, Taylor Gayheart & Edward Gayheart ; 6 sisters: Amy Cox, Golda Osborne, Tokie Hendricks, Lester Coburn, Norma Martin & Opal Shields

Collins, Cora, 81 of Melvin, died Tuesday, September 24, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital.  Born March 24, 1921, in Knott County, she was the daughter of Ellis and Maude Profitt Hall.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church.  She is survived by her husband, Addison Bee Collins,  survivors include three sons, Kennith Adrian Collins of Belleview, Ohio; Charles Edward Collins, of Melvin and Ellis Ray Collins of Taylor, Michigan; four daughters, Barbara Sue Green of Melvin, Marcella Williams of Bypro, Marlene Johnson of McDowell, and Sharon Kay Forman of Bevinsville; three brothers, Gay Hall of Knott County, Vernon Hall of Bevinsville and Moses hall of Morehead; one sister, Margie Hall Williams of Pikeville; 21 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Charlotte Newman; five brothers, Lonis Hall, Elmer Hall, Carmel Hall, Ishmael Hall and Waylace Hall; two sisters, Carnie Smock and Gallie Slone; and one grandchild Shawna Johnson.  Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 26, at noon, at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, with Louis Ferrari, John Allen and Tommy Webb officiating. Burial was in the Buckingham Cemetery at Bevinsville under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  Visitation was at the church.       Source:  The Floyd County Times, Friday, September 27, 2002

Collins, Corsie ~ age 84, of Whitesburg, passed away August 21, 2009, at home. She was born September 19, 1924. Funeral services were conducted Monday, August 24, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church in Whitesburg.  Burial followed in the Green Acres Memorial Cemetery at Ermine with the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg in charge of the arrangements.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 27, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Daughter of the late General and Thelma Whitaker Croucher. She was the widow of Bill Collins. Surviving are 1 son: Dr. Bill Martin Collins of Whitesburg; 1 daughter: Kathy Collins-Cook of Versailles; 2 brothers: General Croucher Jr. of Bevercreek, Kentucky and Sam Croucher of Lexington; 2 sisters: Jean Cornett of Lexington and Joyce Bishoff of Lebanon, Ohio; 1 grandchild: Kassie Cook.

Collins, Dewey Gene -age 64, of Hi Hat, Ky., died on Thurs., Dec. 9, at his home.   He was born on Jan. 14, 1940, the son of the late Andy and Ida Gayheart Collins.   Funeral services were conducted on Sun., Dec. 12, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial followed in Boyd Cemetery, Hi Hat, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Collins, Earl-of Leburn, Kentucky entered eternal rest Friday, October 14, 1988 at his residence. Earl was born November 17, 1921, being 66 years, 10 months and 27 days of age at the time of is passing. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Willie and Maudie Hicks Collins. Earl is survived by his wife, Olgia Collins of Leburn, Ky.; Five sons: Carvin, Edgar, Eddie and Jimmy Darl of Leburn, Ky., and Orville of Hollybush.; five daughters: Verda Lee Cox, Brenda Lee Ratliff and Sharon Michelle Mosley of Leburn, KY., Barbara Ann Slone of Elgin, Ill,., and Jackie Slone of Prestonsburg, Ky.; five brothers: Bill Collins of Litt Carr, Ky., Carson Collins of Mousie, Ky., Freddie Collins Of Hindman, Ky., Radie Collins of Wolcottville, Ind., and Coy Sturgill of Somerset, Ky.; three sisters, Dolly Mosley of Hindman, Ky., Lucy Gayheart of Mallie, Ky., and Ora Terry of Mousie, Ky. also surviving are 18 grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends who mourn his passing. Funeral services were be held Monday, October 17, 1988 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hindman United Baptist Church at Hindman, Kentucky.  Clergymen Chester Lucas, Sterlin Bolen, Bethel Bolen and others will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Mosley-Gibson Cemetery at Garner, Kentucky. Knott Funeral Home of Hindman, Kentucky are in charge of all arrangements.  Source: Knott Funeral Home-submitted by Billie Ruth Gayheart

Collins, Eddie Arnold  age 58, of Crafts Colle6y, died Saturday, August 31, 2002 at Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville Ky.  He was born July 14, 1944, the son of the late Thurman and Cordelia Adams Collins,  funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, September 3, 2002 at Letcher Funeral Home Chapel, Whitesburg, Ky.  Burial followed in Adams Cemetery, Ermine, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.  Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Collins, Edgar J. "Ted" age 87, of New London, Ohio, died Tuesday night, February 4, 2003 at IHS of New London at Firelands, after a lengthy illness.  He was born October 30, 1915 in Floyd County, the son of the late Riley and Anna Mitchell Collins.  He moved to New London in 1943.  He had worked for the B & O Railroad, the former E. Bigelow Tile Co. in New London, and retired from the Sterling Foundry in Wellington. He was a member of the Little Pilgrim Home Old Regular Baptist Church in Ruggies.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice (Leedy) Collins, whom he married July 24, 1937.  Other survivors include two daughters, Annette M. Hamilton of Norwalk and Phylisteen (B.J. ) shepherd of New London; six sons, Orville (Erika) Collins, Carlos Collins, Bob (Becky) Collins, Larry (Cindy) Collins, and Phil and Debbie Collins, all of New London, and Eddie D. Collins of Huron; two brothers, Bill Collins of New London and Jody Collins of Honaker; two sisters, Margaret Nunemaker and Susie Kimbler, both of Pikeville; 32 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two infant grandsons; two sisters, Liz McKinney, and Ida; and six brothers, Andy, Curt, Oscar, Rosie, John b. and Erwin Collins.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 8, at 1 p.m. at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London, Ohio, with Brother Robert Wallen of the Little Pilgrim Church officiating.  Burial will follow in Ashland County Memorial Park, Ashland, Ohio.  Source:  The Floyd County Times, Friday, February 7, 2003

Collins, Effie Lee -age 84 of Seco, passed away December 9, 2007, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.  She was born February 6, 1923.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2007, at 1 p.m. at the Seco Pentecostal Church at Seco.  Burial will follow at the Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 12, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Eloise Ward age 86, of Prestonsburg, widow of Charles J.P. Collins, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2002 at the Prestonsburg Healthy Center, Prestonsburg.  She was born September 6, 1916 in Auxier, the daughter of the late Smith Ward and Anna Mayhan Ward.  She was a member of the Community United Methodist Church, in Prestonsburg.  Survivors include three nieces, Frances Cooley, and Ardena Carol Ward, both of Prestonsburg, and Sara Ann Mara, of Louisville.  Memorial services will be conducted Friday, November 15, at 11 a.m. at the Community United Methodist church, Burke Avenue, Prestonsburg with Clergyman Steve Pescosolido officiating.  Entombment will be in the Lawn park mausoleum, New Orleans, Louisiana, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home of martin, In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the community United Methodist Church, Burke Avenue, Prestonsburg.  Source:  The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, November 13, 2002

Collins, Ethel Chaffins, age 87 of Garrett, Ky., died on Monday May 5, 2003 at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky., She was born on December 23, 1915, in Knott Co., Ky., a daughter of the late Alan and Alafair Hicks Chaffins.  She was a housewife, Mother, and a member of he Rockfork Freewill Baptist Church, Garrett, Ky., She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Collins; her parents; a daughter, Freda Hammond; two brothers, Ivan Chaffins and Dewey Lee Chaffins; and two sisters, Florence Crager and Genevene Prater.  She is survived by four sons, Birchel Collins and Glen Collins both of Garrett, Ky., Thurman Collins of Pyramid, Ky., and Buddy Collins of Lagrange, Ind; a daughter, Juanita Tuttle of Garrett, Ky.; three brothers, Harvey Chaffins and Marcus Chaffins, both of Lima, Ohio, and Cletis Chaffins of Mich.; a sister, Vonda Jean Shepherd of Avilla, Ind; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, May 8, at 11:00 a.m. Rock Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Garrett, Ky., with Wendel Crager and Bethel Bolen officiating. burial followed in Chaffins Cemetery, Garrett, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.  Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 14, 2003

Collins, Geneva Francis -age 73, of Pinetop, Kentucky, died Thursday., April 7, 2005, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky.   She was born in Knott County on October 17, 1931 to the late Willis and Bessie Dixon Back.   She was preceded in death by her husband: Willie. She is survived by 1 son: Timothy Allen (Deloris Diane) Collins, Kite, Kentucky; 1 daughter: Barbara Lynn Collins, Pinetop, Kentucky; 2 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren.   Funeral services were held Sunday, April 10, at 1 p.m. at the Smithsboro Baptist Church, with Jerry Workman officiating.  Burial followed in the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Collins, Gladys Hall -age 69, of Topmost, Ky., passed away January 17, 2007 at home.  She was born in Floyd County, Ky., on December 23, 1937, to the late Evan & Margaret Osborne Hall.  She is survived by 5 sons: Danny R. Collins of Topmost, Gary (Christine) Collins of Ligonier, Indiana, Ronnie (Denise) Collins of Topmost, Timmy Collins of Dema, Lonnie Collins of Dema; 5 daughters: Agaline (Mitchell) Slone of Treadway, Tn., Kathleen (Bristol) Short of Treadway, Tn., Linda (James) Frazier of Wayland, Ky., Ruby Collins of Rock Fork, & Tina Collins (Steven Moore) of Rock Fork; special daughter-in-law; Patricia Collins (James) Trent of Treadway, Tn.,; 3 brothers: John M. Hall of Fort Wayne, Ind., Leonard Hall of Weeksbury, Ky., & Ed Hall of Ligonier, Ind.; 31 grandchildren & 30 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 20, 2007, at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church at Topmost, Ky., with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating.  Burial followed at the Reen Hall Cemetery at Topmost, Kentucky, under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 24, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Glenna Faye Huff ~ age 71 of Kite, passed away July 5, 2010, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.  She was born November 13, 1938, in Estill, Ky., the daughter of the late Carl & Nevada Sparkman Huff.  She was a Homemaker and a member of the Body of Christ.  She was the wife of James Collins Sr.  She is survived by 2 sons: Timothy Wade (Christina) Collins Sr. of Maysville & James Russell (Diane) Collins II of Lawrenceburg; 1 daughter: Tina Lynn (Bobby) Dye of Ligon; 3 brothers: Glen Huff of Fisty, Kenneth Huff of Leburn, & Arnest "Cleo" Huff of Lancaster, Ohio; 1 sister: Allene Gayheart of Hindman; 17 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers: Carl Huff & Bufford Huff; 2 sisters: Ruby Patrick & Imogene Goughenour.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 10, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman with Howard Owens officiating.  Burial followed at the Joe Hall Cemetery on Dry Creek Road at Topmost under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 22, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Hershel R. age 80, of Flatwoods, Ky., formerly of Tram, Ky., died on Sat., Nov. 27, 2004, at Kings Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky. He was born on July 13, 1925, the son of the  late Willie Collins and Bertha Osborne Collins. Funeral services were conducted on Mon., Nov. 29, at 1:00 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Dennis Kidd officiating.  Burial followed in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Collins, Jackie L. -age 72, of Plano, Texas, died on Tuesday, January 4, 2005, at her home.  She was born on June 13, 1932, at Whitesburg, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Alvin and Clara Amburgey.  She is survived by her daughter, Tonya Collins-Hicks of Plano, Texas; son Terry Michael Collins also of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Terry Collins, Jr. of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Candice Ashcraft of Conway, Arkansas, and Brittney Hicks of Dallas, Texas; sister, Nadeane Sigmon of Harrogate, Tennessee, Billie Enlow of Harlan, Kentucky, and Lenett Lyel of Owensboro, Kentucky.   Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, January 9, at Creech Funeral Home Chapel Middlesboro, Kentucky, with Reverend Tony Gilbert officiating.  Interment followed in Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Middlesboro, Kentucky, under the direction of Creech Funeral Home. Courtesy of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Collins, James Marvin , Sr.--James Marvin Collins Sr., age 59, of Wayland, Ky., husband of Mary Lois Murphy Collins, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2001, at his residence. He was born May 18, 1942, in Dema, Ky., the son of the late Lawrence Collins and Aggie Gibson Collins. Mr. Collins was a retired coal miner, formerly employed by Metec Inc., Lexington, Ky., and was a member of the Wayland United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife; one son, James "Jim" M. Collins Jr., Louisville, Ky.; two daughters, Mary Lynn Jackson, Wayland, Ky., Lisa Lois Thornsberry, Langley, Ky.; three brothers, Stanley Collins, Wayland, Ky., Charles Collins, Prestonsburg, Ky., and Delmar Collins, Wayland, Ky.; one sister, Virginia Cooley, Wayland, Ky.; five grandchildren, Ryann and Molly Thornsberry, Langley, Ky., Jordyn, Haley, and Alexa Jackson, Wayland, Ky.; three uncles, Miles Gibson Jr., of Liberty, Ky., Champ Gibson of Langley, Ky., and Raymond Collins, of Wayland, Ky.; and one aunt, Stella Martin of Langley, Ky. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Glenn Collins, and one sister, Doris May. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 27, 2001, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Rev. Ted Shannon and Brad Tackett officiating.  Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens under the care of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was Friday, May 25, and Saturday.  Pallbearers: David Cooley, Bill Honshell, Bud Reynolds, Tom Oldenkamp, Mack Sluss, Jerry Fultz, Christopher Fultz, Larry Puckett, Aaron Kidd and Bobby Meadows.  Source:  Floyd Co. Times News online [11/01/2003].-Submitted by Sharron Nutt

Collins, John -CASTLEWOOD, Va. – John A. Collins, 72, died Sunday, April 6, 2008, in Russell County Medical Center, Lebanon, Va. He was born in Wise County, Va., son of the late Carey and Georgia Vance Collins. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was retired from Clinchfield Coal Co. He was a lifelong member of House of Prayer Church in Castlewood. He will be missed by all who loved him. He is survived by his wife, Norma Collins; one son, Jerome Collins and wife Karen of Abingdon, Va.; two sisters, Annalee Blackwell and husband Doug of Dungannon, Va., and Ruth Bratton of Dungannon; four brothers, Sam Collins of Dungannon, Glenn Collins and wife Irdella of Dungannon, Lester Collins and wife Earlene of Castlewood and Carey Collins Jr. and wife Nancy of Castlewood; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for John A. Collins will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008, in the Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, with the Rev. Lawrence Hollyfield, the Rev. Kevin Morris, the Rev. Jessie Jones and the Rev. Ernie Addington officiating. Committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2008, in Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood. Military rites will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and Virginia National Guard. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery, leaving at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Pallbearers will be Sean Collins, William Collins, Justin Collins, James Collins, Jason Blackwell, Jimmy Bratton, Gary Bogan and Greg Collins. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Mullins, Farrell Turner, Lynn Puckett, Roger Dotson, Richard Powers, Robert "Speedy" Duty and Gary Trent. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008, in Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood.   Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Submitted by Donald Givens

Collins, John Gordon ~ age 85, a long-time resident of Bristol, Va., passed away on March 3, 2009, at the Duke University Medical Center after a short illness. He was born in Jenkins, Ky., on April 5, 1923, to McClellen "Clell" Collins and Virginia "Virgie" Amburgery Collins of Knott County.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Lea Collins; his mother and father; sisters, Esther Rogers, Gladys Yonts Moore and Rebecca Tolliver; brother, Denver Collins; and one infant grandson.  He is survived by his wife, Jean Harris Collins; son, Joe Gordon Collins of Apex, NC; grand daughters, Jennifer Parker of Raleigh, NC and Amy Crabtree of Rougemont, NC; great grand daughter, Lily Campbell Parker; several nieces and nephews.    Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the Frost Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Talbert and Fred W. Parker officiating. Burial followed in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 12, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Joseph Richard "Jody"  age 80, of Honaker, died Thursday, August 7, 2003, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital.  Born October in Floyd County, he was the son of the late William Riley and Annie Mitchell Collins. He was the son of the late  William Riley and Annie Mitchell Collins. He was a disabled coal miner, an Army and WW#II veteran, a P.O.W.  in Germany, a lifetime member of D.A.V. Chapter No. 134, at Pikeville, and a member of the Betsy Layne Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Ola Kidd Collins. Other survivors include two sons, Ernie Ray Collins, (Caroline) of Bowling Green, and Gemey Dwan Collins, (Irene Merion) of Honaker; two daughters, Joie C. Lawson, (Charles Steele), of Honaker; and Patsy Jean Mitchell (Kinnel) of Grethel; one brother, Bill Collins, of New London, Ohio; two sisters, Susie Kimbler, of Harold, and Margaret Nunemaker, of Pikeville; eight grandchildren, Chelle (Scot), Chanda (Benton), Tiffani, Seth, Crystal, Aaron, Becky, and Rachel; four great-grandchildren, Austin, Colby, Braydon, and Cali; and a special friend, Phillip Thacker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers, John B. Collins, Ervin Collins, Ted Collins, Curtis Collins, Oscar Collins, Andy Collins, and Rousie Collins; three sisters, Lizzie McKinney, Diane Collins, and Rose Collins; and a half-sister, Ida Hamilton. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 10, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin. Tracy Patton and Tim McCoy officiated. Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel. Visitation was at the funeral home. Active pallbearers: Scot Sode, Benton Nunemaker, Austin Nunemaker, Colby Nunemaker, Seth Collins, Aaron Collins, Duran Kidd, Braydon Sode, Cali Sode, Charles Steele, and Phillip Thacker. Honorary pallbearers: Bill Benton (departed comrade) Kinnel Mitchell, Ray Lawson, Richard Kimbler, Skippy Kimbler, Ossie Collins, Kirklin Collins, Bill Collins, Arnold Collins, Bob McKinney, Scott Prater, Darren Kidd, Oinlie Kidd Jr., Orville Hamilton, Estill Reed, Jimmy Rose, Bud Stratton Clifford Hall, and Jamie Boyd   Source:  The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Collins,  Judy Gail age 51 of Raven, Passed away July 20, 2007, at McDowell ARH. She was born February 28, 1956, at Pikeville, Ky. She was a home maker and the daughter of the late Henry & Elizabeth Jones McKinney. She was the wife of Raymond Ray Collins. She is survived by a son and daughter: Travis Ray Collins & Rebecca Renee Collins both of Raven; 2 brothers: William McKinney of Wayland and Randy McKinney of Wheelwright; 3 sisters: Teresa Webster of Raven, Libby Dingus of McDowell and Dorothy Delong of Sunbury, Ohio. She was preceded in death by 2 daughters: Francis Ann Collins and Sarah Collins; brother: Roger Bentley; sister: Christine Hall. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at 1 p.m. Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Martin with Larry Patton & Ronnie Duff officiating. Burial followed in the Justice Cemetery at Harold with arrangements by Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 25, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Kermit -age 79, of Newport, North Carolina, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky, died Tuesday, October 25, 2005, at Carteret General Hospital, Morehead City, North Carolina. He was born January 28, 1926, the son of the late Silan Monroe and Dora Bell Combs Collins.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one son: Irwin Keith Collins; eight brothers; three sisters. He is survived by two sons: Paul Edward (Patricia) Collins of Newport, North Carolina, Wade Douglas Collins of New Castle, Indiana; three daughters: Freda Jane (Larry) Muncy of Green Sea, South Carolina, Anglea Renee (Michael) Beyers of New Palestine, Indiana; two brothers: Jack Dempsey Collins of Shelbyville, Indiana and Eual Collins of Burlington, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Friday, October 28, at 12 noon at Providence Old Regular Baptist Church, Topmost, Kentucky, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.   Burial followed in the Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 2, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Lora ~ 75, of Saint Marys, Ohio, formerly of Mousie, died suddenly on November 26, 2011, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She was born January 8, 1936, in Mousie, the daughter of Troy and Biddie (Wicker) Chaffins. She married Morrell Collins on March 5, 1955, and he survives. She is also survived by her 2 children: Lutrena (Dan) Slusser of Celina; Amain (Sue) Collins of Celina; by 4 grandchildren: Michael Slusser; Dustin Collins; Jeremy Collins; Makayla Slusser; by 1 great-grandson, Mason Collins; by her siblings: Ballard Chaffins of Saint Marys; Myrtle Johnson of Kendallville, Indiana; Cora Fields of Hindman, Ky; Dora Lewis of Crossville, Tenn; Sally Fairchild of Saint Marys. She was preceded in death by her parents and by 5 brothers: Coy Chaffins; James Chaffins; Richard Chaffins; Paris Chaffins and Leo Chaffins.
Lora was a 1953 graduate of Hindman High School. She graduated from Alice Lloyd College and earned her Master's Degree at Ohio Northern University. She retired after 30 years of service from the Parkway Local Schools, where she was a kindergarten teacher. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Saint Marys.
Funeral rites were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at the First Church of The Nazarene in Saint Marys with the Reverend Tim Smith and Reverend Bill Drummond, officiating. Burial followed at the Elm Grove Cemetery under the direction of the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, where memorial donations may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 1, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Leon ~ age 63, of Burnside, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at his home. He was born in Knott County on February 5, 1947, to Cerrady Collins and Beatrice Amburgey Collins. He is survived by son: Stephen Leon (Krista) Collins; daughter: Christy Lea Collins; brother: Anthony Collins; sisters: Bernadene Sandlin, Mary Ann Stamper and Diane Slone; grandchildren: Kendal Rose Collins and Leah Danielle Collins; special aunt: Lenora Dyer; special nephew: Alex Sandlin; host of other nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Reggie Hall and Tad Huff officiating. Burial followed at the Persimmon Point Cemetery at Mallie under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 6, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Loretta Thornsberry  b. June 13,1956  d. August 5, 1997 Daughter of  Normes Thornsberry and Deloris Triplett Thornsberry   Wife of Graig  R. Collins, Sons: Wesley Collins (deceased), Richard Allen Collins. Funeral: Friday August 8, 1997 Hollybush Regular Baptist Church. Burial: Slone-Thornsberry Cemetery Hollybush, Ky.  Submitted by Joan Hall  May 2003 

Collins, Margaret Baker -94, died Fri, Aug. 11, 2006, at her residence in Woodford County. She was a native of Hazard, Kentucky, daughter of the late William and Nancy Ann Cornett Baker. She was a graduate of the old Hazard Baptist Institute and of Georgetown College. She also attended Lee's College in Jackson, KY, and did her post graduate work at the University of Louisville. At Georgetown College she met and married Earl Collins of Frankfort, KY. Margaret Collins was a retired educator having taught for forty-one years. She began her teaching career at Fourseam School in Perry County. She then taught and later served as principal at the old Combs High School in Combs, Kentucky. She also taught at Lothair and Upper Broadway in Hazard, Versailles High School in Woodford County, and Jeffersontown High School, Seneca High School, and Moore High School in Jefferson County, retiring in 1972. She was member of the Versailles Baptist Church, where she formerly played the organ and piano, sang in the choir, taught Sunday School, and was a member of the W.M.U. Mrs. Collins was also a member of the Versailles Thursday Homemakers Club, Garden Club, Women's Hospital Auxiliary, and the Woodford County Woman's Club. Mrs. Collins is survived by her son, Dr. Bill Collins, and his wife, former Governor Martha Layne Collins of Lexington; her daughter, Mary Margaret Jackson, and her husband Jim, of Versailles; Grandsons, David McGohon of Versailles; Mark McGohon, and his wife, Donna, of Midway; Steve Collins and his wife, Diane, of Shelbyville; Robert Earl McGohon of Tampa, FL; Granddaughters, Marla Collins Webb, and her husband, Dudley, of Lexington, and Nancy McGohon Shelman, and her husband, Stephen, also of Lexington; Thirteen great-grandchildren, Sam McGohon, Cassie McGohon Filippini, Heather McGohon, Elizabeth McGohon, Casey McGohon, Taylor Collins, Hillary McGohon, Hunter Shelman, Catherine Collins, Alex Webb, Will Webb, Ellie Webb, and Shea McGohon; and two great-great-grandchildren: Dalton Donovan and Isabella Donovan. Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Mon, Aug. 14, 2006 at Versailles Baptist Church with Reverend John Brandon officiating and interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens at Frankfort. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service, Mon, at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of the Bluegrass. Arrangements handled by Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville and Taylorsville.   Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 8/13/2006. -Posted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Collins, Mary Lois Murphy -age 64 of Wayland, passed away September 25, 2007, at home. She was born May 16, 1943, the daughter of the late Charles & Lillian Murphy.Funeral services were held Saturday, September 29, 2007, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Martin with Arlen Cathers & Ted Shannon officiating. Burial followed at Davidson Memorial Gardens at Prestonsburg under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 3, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*PARENTS: the late Charles & Lillian (Doll) Roope Murphy; HUSBAND OR WIFE: the late James Marvin Collins; OTHER SURVIVORS: son & daughter in law: James Marvin Jr & Jennifer Collins of Louisville, KY; 2 daughters & sons in law: Lisa Lois Thornsberry of Wayland, KY , Mary Lynn & Tim Jackson of Lexington, KY; brothers & sisters in law: Donald & Peggy Murphy of Portland, Tenn, Johnny E. & Sandy Murphy of Hamilton, OH; sister: Patty Murphy of Wayland, KY; 5 grandchildren: Ryann Lynn Thornsberry, Molly Katlin Thornsberry, Jordan Taylor Jackson, Hayley Brooke Jackson & Alexa Breann Jackson. DECEASED RELATIVES: parents, husband, son in law: Gary Thornsberry

Collins, Maryland "Bud" ~ age 72, of Deane, passed away on March 14, 2010, at his home.  He was born on February 3, 1938, to the late John Henry and Martha Mullins Collins. Maryland was preceded in death by his wife Winnie Sue Jacobs Collins.  Also 1 son: Charles "Bugger" Collins, and 1 daughter: Ruth "Moose" Sexton. He is survived by 4 sons: Elwin Swab Collins of Colson, Robert J. Collins of Deane, Bobby Gene "Wasper" Collins of Deane, Kenny Dale Jacobs of Jackhorn; 3 daughters: Josephine Slone of Colson, Wanda Jean Collins of Deane, and Betty Jean "Bett" Burke of Thornton; 1 brother; Melvin Collins of Big Doubles; 4 sisters; Ora Mullins of Wolfpen, Ima Jean Caudill of Pinetop, Barbara Ann Combs of Whitesburg, and Mary Ellen Combs of Whitesburg; 17 Grandchildren; 12 Great Grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral Services were held at the Lighthouse Church on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 1 p.m. officiating were Glen Gross and Kevin Collins, burial followed at the Collins Cemetery on Burgey's Creek under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home Inc.. of Whitesburg. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 25, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Mattie was the daughter of Hazzell Collins & Sarah Margaret Collins Wife on Elijah Bolen, granddaughter of Perry Collins & Anna Bowlin She died in New Albany Indiana, this was taken from the New Albany Tribune Monday June 1,1964 Mrs. Mattie Bolen, 73, died Saturday Morning May 30,1964 at Floyd Memorial Hospital. She lived on Rt.3 Blackstone's Mill Road New Albany Indiana A Native of Knott Co KY, she was the widow of E.L. (Lige) Surviving are four sons, Columbus Bolen, New Albany ; Princes Bolen, Corydon, Roosevelt Bolen and Daniel Bolen, Aliquippa PA: two step sons, Gardner Bolen DePauw, and Starndie Bolen Pine Top Ky. Three Daughters, Mrs. Claude Williams (Ida Bolen Williams) Jeffersonville Mrs. Elmer Sturgeon (Bessie Bolen Sturgeon) English Mrs. William Conrad (Vestie Bolen Conrad) Outlook Wash. One Brother Gillion Collins, Pine Top Ky and a number of grandchildren and great Grandchildren The Body is at Seabrook Funeral Home, where the funeral will be, held at 2 p.m Tuesday Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery New Albany Indiana

Collins, Orville age 85, of Hindman, KY,. Died on Saturday, September 7, 2002, at Knott Co. Nursing Home, Hindman, KY. He was born in Knott Co. KY. On September 8, 1916, the son of John D. Collins and Lucinda Madden Collins.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothea; his second wife, Helen; and two sons, Keith and Donald Collins.  He is survived by one daughter, Carolyn “Subie” Steagall; a son-in-law, Raymond Steagall; daughters-in-law, Ladonna Collins and Charlotte Collins; two sisters, Ada Cornett and Faye Mullikin; one brother, Corbin Collins; a sister-in-law, Glenna “Tida” Smith; five grandsons, Dale Steagall, Randy Steagall, Jimmy Collins, Ronnie Collins and Justin Collins; a granddaughter, Liza Collins; and great-granddaughter, Hannah Collins.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 10, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, KY, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, KY.Source: Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Collins, Preston -age 91, of Martin, Kentucky, died Friday, April 14, 2006, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky.He was born October 15, 1914, the son of the late Casel and Judy Howell Collins.   Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 16, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Ted Shannon officiating. Burial followed in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell, Kentucky, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 19, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Shelby Ray "Buck" -age 62 of Pinetop, Kentucky, passed away Monday, July 21, 1997, at Pinetop, Kentucky. He was born in Pinetop, Kentucky, on July 2, 1935, to W. M. Collins and Lucinda Stamper Collins. He is survived by his wife: Eulanda Jones Collins; 1 son: Adrian Collins of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; 4 step-children: Nena Eddington of Vicco, Kentucky, Barry House of Sassafras, Kentucky, Sue Carol Honeycutt of Pinetop, Kentucky and Vicki Martin of Happy, Kentucky; 6 sisters: Opal Pridemore and Maude Sykes of Mallie, Kentucky, Ruie Fugate of Emmalena, Kentucky, Jelema Bray of Hooven, Ohio, Lettie Brown of Morrow, Ohio and Laura Hall, of Litt Carr, Kentucky; 4 grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren and 2 step great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2:-- p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 1997, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Glen Noe officiating. Burial followed at the Steer Family Cemetery at Pinetop, Kentucky. Arrangements handled by the Hindman Funeral Services at Hindman, Kentucky.  Submitted by Wilma Bates Thomas

Collins, Ralph- age 87, of Wayland, KY., husband of the late Aileen Bentley Collins, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2007 in the VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV. He was born January 15, 1920 in Wayland, KY., the son of the late Sherman Collins and Maudie Hix Collins. Mr. Collins was a retired Coal Miner and U.S. Army, World War II Veteran. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 26, 2007, at 10:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky. Burial followed in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Posted in Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 29, 2007
*Survivors include one son, Jackie E. Collins, Tampa, FL., two daughters, Barbara Tierney, Avon Lake OH and Mary Katynski, of Broadview Hts, OH., 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Preceding him in death was his wife, parents, two brothers, Herchel Collins and James Edward Collins, two sisters, Rusha Coleman and Georgia Simpson. Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Riley Jay Dobson -age 3 Months of Topmost, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2008, at home.  He was born May 23, 2008, at Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the son of Steven Collins & Angela Dobson. He is survived by 1 sister: Juliana Mae Dobson Collins of Topmost; Maternal Grandparents: Randall Jay (Tracy Thornsberry) Dobson & The late Julia Mary Dobson; Paternal Grandparents: Carlos (Christina Hall) Collins & Joanna Collins; Aunts & Uncles: Dakota Collins, Jordan Dobson, Ryan Dobson, Randy Dobson, Matthew Dobson, Franklin Roger Collins, Justin Collins, Charles Ray Collins, Johnny Ray Collins & The Late Raymond Dobson; and a host of cousins, family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Providence Old Regular Baptist church, Topmost.  Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery at Vest, under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman, Kentucky.     Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 18, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Collins, Rondell -70, of Redfox, died Sunday, March 16, 2008 at his home. He was born in Amburgey, Kentucky on December 17, 1937 to Owen Collins and Edna Amburgey Collins. He was preceded in death by his wife: Jessie and 1 daughter: Karen. He is survived by 1 son: Ronnie Collins; 2 daughters: Sharon Whitaker and Pam (Bill) Bates; special friend: Barbara Sumner; grandchildren: Philip Whitaker, Jordan Whitaker and Tanner Collins; 4 sisters: Beulah Ashley, Joyce Goins, Betty Gilbert and Sue Collins; host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral services will be 1PM, Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at the Big Leatherwood First Baptist Church with Eddie Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the Collins Family Cemetery at Redfox, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 6-9PM, Tuesday at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel.

Collins, Stephen Kelly-age 37, of Dwarf, passed away September 17, 2008, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Werksberg, Germany, on August 24, 1971, to Edgar Collins and Ethel Joyce Stamper Collins. He is survived by his wife: Michelle Eastman Collins; parents: Edgar and Joyce Collins; daughters: Stacy Renae Combs, Natasha Renee Ritchie and Cortney Nicole Ritchie: brother: Kevin Lee Collins; sister: Kimberley Dawn Collins; host of aunts and uncles. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Jim Slush officiating. Burial followed at the Conway Cemetery at Dwarf. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 25, 2008

Collins, Steven ~ age 24, of Topmost, passed away Friday, July 8, 2011, at Topmost. He was born in Martin on April 21, 1987, to Carlos Collins and Joana Jacobs. He is survived by his father: Carlos Collins (Tina Hall); mother, who he loved very much: Joana Jacobs; fiance: Angela Dobson: son: Ethan Aaron Collins; daughters: Juliana Mae Collins Harrington (J.R. Martin), Roger and Brenda Collins, Jackie Dewayne Hall, Timothy Hall, Brandon Hall, Crystal Thornsberry, Lena Jacobs, Joyce (Hiram) Slone, Denver (Diane) Collins, Ellis (Alberta Collins), Dallis Jacobs, Alice Shepherd, Leda Hughes, Johnny Jacobs and Eugene Jacobs; special friend: Ryan Dobson. He was preceded in death by a son: Riley Jay Collins; cousin: Tiffany Hall; grandparents: Frank Collins, and Steve and Loralee Jacobs; uncle: Johnny Jacobs; friend- Rodney Harrington; many cousins, family and friends Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2011, at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church with Curtie Hall and others officiating. Burial will follow at Fields and Collins Cemetery at Topmost under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 14, 2011
*Survivors ~ Father- Carlos Collins (Tina Hall) ~ Mother who he loved very much- Joana Jacobs ~ Fianc?- Angela Dobson Son- Ethan Aaron Collins ~ Daughters- Juliana Mae Collins and Taylor Rilan Collins ~ Grandmother- Dollie Fields Brothers- Franklin Collins, Charlie Collins, Justin Collins, Johnny Ray Collins, Dakota Collins and Cody Jacobs Sisters- Tiffany Hall and Kayla Hall  ~ Special Family- Shannon & Jason Fields, Jessica Fields Harrington (J.R. Martin), Roger & Brenda Collins, Jackie Dewayne Hall, Timothy Hall, Brandon Hall, Crystal Thornsberry, Lena Jacobs, Joyce (Hiram) Slone, Denver (Diane) Collins, Ellis (Alberta) Collins, Dallis Jacobs, Alice Shepherd, Leda Hughes, Johnny Jacobs and Eugene Jacobs ~ Special Friend- Ryan Dobson

Collins, Treva Carroll ~ age 74 of Honaker, passed away May 15, 2010, at home.  She was born November 9, 1935, in Floyd County.  She was a retired cook for Highlands Regional Medical Center and a member of the Regular Baptist Church. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.  Burial followed at the Collins Cemetery at Honaker under the directing of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 20, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: the late Nathan & Delpha Hall Carroll
Husband or Wife: 1st husband: The late Eugene Collins; 2nd husband: the late Orris Collins
Other Survivors: two sons: David (Jackie) Collins of Cynthiana, KY and Danny (Betty) Collins of Pikeville, KY; four daughters: Debra Jean (Bill) Wicker of Sandusky, OH, Scharlene (Kay) Kidd (Calip-deceased), Donna Sue (Dana) Collins and Roberta Lynn Collins of Honaker, KY; one brother: Ivan Eugene Carroll of Galveston, KY; three sisters: Ivelee Slaughter of Freemont, OH, Irene Sparks and Mary "Sis" Hall both of Galveston, KY; nine grandchildren: Brian, Carrie, Nathan, Dougie, Jason, Davin, Delaina, Derrick & Kirklin; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren and 2 step great-great grandchildren. Deceased Relatives: parents, both husbands, one brother: Reevis Carroll and two sisters: Syrvelvia Sparks & Earvinia Adkins

Collins, Wilma "Billie" Jean -age 66, of Fisty, Kentucky, died on Thursday, December 16, 2004, at Mary Breckenridge Hospital, Hyden, Kentucky. She was born on July 31, 1938, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Ray and Ocie Noble Ritchie. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Harold Ritchie and two sisters, Doris Goodsey and Jenny Mae Ritchie.  She is survived by four brothers, Talmage Ritchie and David Ritchie, both of Fisty, Kentucky, Donald Ritchie and Nezra Ritchie, both of Ypsilanti, Michigan; one sister, Maxine Begley of Fisty, Kentucky; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, December 18, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Howard Owens, Cova Perkins and others officiating.  Burial followed in Ritchie Family Cemetery, at Clear Creek, Fisty, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Collinsworth, Freddie --52, of Fairborn, died Sunday, December 6, 1999, in Miami Valley hospital, Dayton. He was born February 17, 1946 in Hazard, Kentucky, the son of Hager and Nancy (Combs) Collinsworth.   He was employed as an auto salesman with Perkins Pontiac, Xenia, and was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1068 and Fraternal Order of Eagles, Wright Aerie No. 2641, Fairborn.    He is survived by his father, of Fairborn; six brothers and five sisters-in-law, Jilly Wayne and Phyliss and Johnny and Molly, of Fairborn, Kermit Ray and Fran, of Enon, Ervin and Janice , of Yellow Springs, Michael and Carol, of Beavercreek, and Jerry David, of Dayton; a daughter, Mellissa Sells, of Sunbright, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Cassandra and Caleb, and his fiancée, Lois Kelly, of Fairborn. He was preceded in death by his mother in July, 1998.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Belton Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, with Rev. Randall Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery.   Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Greene County unit.   Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on December 6, 1998-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Collinsworth, Hager  87, of Fairborn, died Wednesday, August 23, 2000, in the Collinsworth Nursing Center, Fairborn. He was born September 4, 1912, in Salyersville, Kentucky, the son of the late Bert Arnett and Amanda Collinsworth-Miller.   He was a member of the Fairborn First Church of God Tabernacle, Montgomery Avenue, Fairborn. He retired from Southwestern Portland Cement Co. in 1968. Previously, he worked in the coal mines in Hazard, Kentucky.  Survivors include six sons and their wives, James Wayne Collinsworth of Xenia, Kermit Ray and Francis Collinsworth of Enon, Jerry David Collinsworth of Dayton, John and Molly Collinsworth of Fairborn, Mike and Carol Collinsworth of Beavercreek, and Ervin and Janice Collinsworth of Yellow Springs; three brothers, Junior Miller and Russell Miller, of Dayton, and Robert Clayton Miller of Enon; four sisters, Alma Wicker, Bessie Mae Keeton, Alta Fay Taulbee, of Fairborn, and Hazel Montgomery of Enon; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.   He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy (Combs) Collinsworth, whom he married in 1938; sons Everett Clinton Shepherd and Fred Collinsworth; brother Chelmer Keeton; and sisters, Norma Miller and Teresa Miller.  Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Belton Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn, with Pastor Dan Smith officiating with services at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Byron Cemetery.  Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on Friday, August 23, 2000-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Collinsworth, Nancy --83, of Fairborn, Ohio, died Saturday, July 18, 1998 in Dayspring of Miami Valley, Enon, Ohio. A Fairborn area resident since 1952, she was born November 22, 1914 in Hazard, Kentucky the daughter of the late Sam and Judy B. (Noble) Combs. She was a member of the First Church of God Tabernacle, Fairborn.   Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Hager; seven sons and five daughters-in-law, Jimmy Wayne and Phyliss, Fred and John and Molly, all of Fairborn, Kermit Ray and Fran of Enon, Jerry David of Dayton, Michael G. and Carol of Beavercreek, and Ervin Brice and Janice of Yellow Springs; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Ollie Mae Duncan of Knoxville, Tennessee and Ulah Mae Cole of Michigan. She was preceded in death by a son, Everett Clinton Shepherd; a brother, Hargus Combs, and a sister, Rosa Hall.   Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Belton Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn. services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Enon First Church of God, 4800 Snider Road, with Rev. Randall Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Mercy.   Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on July 20, 1998  -Submitted by Connie Spurlock    

Combs, Alex -dies;   Funeral services for Alex Combs, 72, were held December 26 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. A son of the late Carl and Corsie Sexton Combs, he was a member of the Haymond Freewill Baptist Church.  He died December 22 at his home at Thornton.  Surviving are his wife, Edna Sexton Combs; nine sons, Jimmy Combs, Wayne Combs, Carl Dean Combs, Mark Combs, Bobby Combs, Ishmeal Combs, Elmer Bates Jr., Shannon Combs, and Gilbert Bates; four daughters, Ann Strickland, Renee Combs, Phyllis Bates and Frances Cook; five brothers, R.B. Combs, Hillard Bates, Millard Bates Jr., Worley Bates, and Morgan Bates; a sister, Emmazetta Bates; 30 grandchildren, and number of great-grandchildren. Burial was in the Thornton Cemetery.   Mountain Eagle newspaper: December 29, 2004,

Combs, Anita Jean ''Jeanie'' Age 68 of Hamilton passed away at her home on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 10:35 pm after suffering a long battle with cancer. She was born in Kinston, North Carolina on December 27, 1937 the daughter of Thomas and Retillia (Lester) Waters. Jeanie retired as a specialist in beauty showcases from Avon in Springdale. The majority of her time was spent with her family, whom she dearly loved, and she was well-known for her hospitality, cooking and homemaking skills. Jeanie was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Hamilton Ward. She married Raymond N. Combs, Sr. on March 7, 1953 in New Miami. She is survived by her husband, Raymond N. Combs, Sr. of Hamilton; two sons, Thomas Combs and Jeffrey Combs, both of Hamilton; three daughters, Connie Riggs and her husband Darren of Columbus, Georgia, Renee Combs of Trenton, and Toni Combs of Hamilton; sixteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, whom she dearly loved; two brothers, John Waters of Trenton and Jerry Waters and his wife Shirley of Hamilton; one sister, Janet Peal and her husband Johnnie of New Miami; and many nieces, nephews, and other much-loved relatives too numerous to mention. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ray Combs, Jr., the former host of "Family Feud" in 1996; a grandson, Ryan Woolum; and a brother, Robert Waters. Funeral Service will be held at the Brown-Dawson Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Avenue, on Saturday, April 8, 2006 at 2:00 PM with family friend, Brother Ronnie Riggs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints conducting the service. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The family extends a heartfelt thank you to all of the staff of Vitas Hospice for all their tender care and support.   Published in the Hamilton Journal-News on 4/7/2006. -Submitted by Carter Combs
Note:  Jeanie is the mother of Ray Combs, Jr who was the host of Family Feud and committed suicide in 1996.  Not sure if they have connections to Eastern Ky Combs lines as I have never been able to determine.

Combs, Archie, age 72, of Mousie, Ky., passed away Saturday, April 3, 2004 at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Born in Knott County, Kentucky on January 21, 1932, he was the son of Billie Combs and Marie Bolen Combs. He is survived by his wife- Anna Ray Whitaker Combs; 2 Daughters-Debbie Craft and Teresa Combs; 1 Son-Dwayne Combs (Kay Adams, Dylan and Austin); Son-in-law-Dean Craft; Grandson-Adam Craft; Sisters-Ruth Combs, Erma Jean Martin (Hubbard), Bobbie Sue Conley (John M.) and Susie Conn (Pat); Brothers-Arthur Combs and Bud Combs (Pat); Preceded in death by parents and 2 Brothers-Billie Combs and Gardie Combs; Sisters-Thelma Combs and Anna Mae Rice; Wife-Garnett Woods Combs. Funeral services will be held Monday, 1:00 PM at the Mousie 1st Baptist Church. Officiating ministers will be Clyde "Bud" Wicker and Mike Caudill. Burial will follow in the Billie Combs Cemetery at Mousie, Ky. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 4, 2004, beginning at 6:00 PM at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. An additional singing and prayer service will be held Sunday evening at 7:00 P. M. Visitation:  6:00 pm Sunday, Hindman Funeral Services Chapel  Funeral Service:  1:00 PM Monday, Mousie 1st Baptist Church  Interment:  Billie Combs Cemetery, Mousie, KY  Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Combs, Arnold, 80, of Topmost, died Tuesday, January 15, 2002 following an extended illness. He was born on 24 Jul 1921 in Raven, Ky. to Mont and Canella Hall Combs. Arnold was one of the original members of the Knott County Rescue Squad and Fire Department when it was formed in 1975. He is survived by his wife, Minnie Martin Combs, two daughters; Wanda Lee Hall  and Barbara  Ann Centers and one son Marvin Combs. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 18, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.-Submitted by Denise Boyd

Combs, Beatrice  ~ age 87 of Hindman, passed away February 25, 2009, at the Knott County Nursing Home at Hindman.  She was born August 4, 1921, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Pearl & Lillie Combs.  She was the owner of the Hindman Lunch and Hole In The Wall restaurant in Hindman. She is survived by 1 son: James Bill (Pam) Bates of Leburn; 1 daughter: Racine (George) Clarke of Winchester; 1 brother: Vernon (Debbie) Combs of Hindman; 4 grandchildren: Bram Clarke, Brad Clarke, Trace Bates & Kalen Slade Bates; 2 great grandchildren: Jett Clarke & Julianne Clarke; 4 step grandchildren: Chrystal, Gary, Jana & Logan, and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brother: Cullen Combs & Homer Combs; 2 sisters: Gertrude Draughn & Herma Gayheart. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 1, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with John Shroll officiating.  Burial followed at the Gayheart Cemetery at Garner under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 5, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Beulah Marie - 81, formerly of Jeffersonville, KY, widow of the late Fitch Combs and the late Lee Ballard, died Tuesday at the Central Baptist Hospital. A native of Clark County, she was the daughter of the late James and Nettie Morrison Ballard.  Mrs. Combs was a retired Dry Cleaning company employee and a Baptist. Survivors include 1 daughter, Sandy Glasscock of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; 1 grandson, Shawn Marrs of Georgetown, 2 great-grandchildren, Zachary Marrs and Kimberly Cain; 3 sisters, Rachel Riddle and Gladys Lambert, both of Winchester and Olema Hiley of Middletown, Ohio and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Graveside services were conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Winchester Cemetery shelter. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 31, 2008--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Billy R. 64, Burnside, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 2nd, 2003 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, Pulaski Co. Ky. He was born November 9th, 1938 in Wayland, (Floyd County) Kentucky, a son of the late Kendall Combs and Magdalene Perkins. He was a factory worker at Tecumseh products and a member of Cathedral of Praise, Somerset, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Janice Mounte Combs, whom he married June 27th, 1960 and Clintwood, Virginia; two daughters, Trena Combs and Janey (and Steve) Ritchie, both of Burnside, Kentucky; one brother, Ronnie Combs, Floyd County, Kentucky; one sister, Louise Jacobs, Nicholasville, Kentucky and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by is parents. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 5th, 2003 at the Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Jonathan Arnett and Roger Todd Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Grave Hill Cemetery, Tateville, Kentucky. Visitation will be after 6:00 p.m., Saturday, January 4th, 2003 at the Chapel Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake   Cumberland, P. O. Box 651, Somerset, Kentucky 42502.   Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Combs, Billy Ray ~ Age 66 born in Larkslane, Kentucky on May 15, 1945 to Lige & Tina Gibson Combs. Departed this life on Feb. 1, 2012 and resided in Leburn, KY. He was a retired Brick Mason. He is survived by 2 Brothers: Larry Combs of Garrett, KY. Claude Combs of Leburn, KY; 6 Sisters Vivian Reck of Williamsburg, OH. Doris Huff of Blanchester, OH. Jean Thacker, Glenna Combs, Reatha Caudill, Marlene Combs all of Leburn, KY Deceased Relatives: Parents Lige Combs & Tina Gibson-Combs; 2 Brothers Jack Combs, Ermal Combs. Time and Place of Services: Saturday February 4, 2012, 12 Noon at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Chapel in Hindman, Kentucky Visitation: Friday, Feb. 3, 20126:00 pm Service: Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 12 pm Cemetery: Combs Family Cemetery
Note ~ Billy Ray Combs grandparents were Bryant T Combs and Maggie Calhoun. Bryant was the s/o Elijah Combs and Salina "Sissie" Moore...Carter

Combs, Bobby Dean -age 42 of Prestonsburg, formerly of Leburn, passed away September 7, 2008, at home.  He was born May 16, 1966, at Hazard, Ky., the son of the late Vollie "Vodge" & Thelma Fugate Combs. He was a general laborer and the husband of Daisy Coots Combs. He is survived by 1 son: Robert Michael Combs of Leburn; 1 daughter: Shanna Jewell Combs of Leburn; 1 stepson & 1 stepdaughter: Shawn Baker & Mary Elizabeth Baker; 2 brothers: Eulis Combs & James Burton Combs both of Leburn; 1 sister: Clova Jewell (Kermit) Short of Leburn; 1 step grandchild: Shanna Rose Baker; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother: John Lawson Combs; 2 sisters: Brenda Kay Combs & Debra Gail Combs. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with LC Slone & Darrell Short officiating.  Burial followed at the Combs Family Cemetery at Leburn under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman, Kentucky.     
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 11, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Burley Ray ~ age 51, of Fisty, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Perry County. He was born in Hindman on May 11, 1960, to Sebern Combs and Avanell Ritchie Combs. He was preceded in death by his father: Sebern Combs. He is survived by his mother: Avanell Smith; children: Lynetta Jo, April, Burley, Troy and Elmer; sisters: Barb Watts and Linda Gibson; brothers: Johnny Combs, Elmer Combs, Sebern Combs and Michael Smith; host of stepbrothers and stepsisters; and 4 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Danny Ritchie and Arthur Holland officiating. Burial followed at the Burley Combs Cemetery at Fisty under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 17, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Calvin -58, of Vicco, died Sunday, March 19, 2006 at Highway 15 in Happy, due to an auto accident. He was the son of the late Dado (should be Rado) Combs and Mary Ruth Messer Combs. He is survived by 1 daughter, Ruby  Caudill of Vicco; 4 sons, Calvin Combs Jr., Onos Ray Combs and David L. Combs,  all of Vicco; Burchell W. Combs of Hazard; 6 sisters, Irene Combs, Lorene  Chaney, Daisy Beverly, Edith Couch and Melinda Sumner, all of Vicco; Earnestine  Spencer of Happy; 2 brothers, Jasper Combs of Masons Creek; Ray Combs of Vicco;  15 grandchildren. Funeral will be conducted today, Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at  2pm at Vicco Baptist Church with Rev. Ed Smith officiating, burial in the Combs  Cemetery in Georges Branch. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home in charge of  arrangements.   Source: Hazard Herald   March 22, 2006-Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Combs, Canton ~ age 88, of Hindman, passed away Thursday at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. He is survived by 1 daughter: Pat (Mark) Perry; 1 Granddaughter: Candace (Jeff) Dobson; 1 grandson-Landon Perry. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. with Rickey Smith officiating. Entombment followed at the Bethel Memorial Mausoleum in Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 8, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Charles Spencer -86, of Anderson, Indiana, passed away October 4, 2007. He was born in Knott County, Kentucky on September 17, 1921 to the late Dr. Robert F. Combs, a dentist of Blackey, and Hattie Sturgill Combs. Charles Combs was a decorated World War II Veteran. He was employed for many years at the Howe Fire Equipment Company in Anderson, Indiana. He is survived by Son, Michael N. Combs; Sister, Erna M. Henderson; Sister, Bobby Sue Saunders; host of nieces, nephews and friends. Graveside services for Charles Combs were held at the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery at Litt Carr, Kentucky on Saturday, October 20, 2007.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Charlie -age 79, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky, died on Sunday, September 26, 2004, at Sayre Christian Village, Lexington, Kentucky.  He was born on March 19, 1925, in Knott County, Kentucky, the son of Wood Combs and Annie Messer Combs.  He is survived by his wife, Julie Combs and a host of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, September 28, at 1:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Mike Stewart and Debbie Bailey officiating.  Burial followed in Combs Family Cemetery, Emmalena, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Combs, Charlie -74, of Redfox, KY, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Vicco on July 4, 1934 to Samp Combs and Ada Green Combs. He was preceded in death by son: Charles Combs; grandson: Jamie Charles Combs; brothers: Lawrence and Kelly; sister: Alta. He is survived by his wife: Jewell Combs; 6 children: Linda Sizemore, Dale Slone, Charlene (Joe) Hicks, Janet Combs, Joan (David) Owsley and Elizabeth (Jeff) Gibson; 1 brother: Archie Combs; 17 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 26, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial followed at the Combs Family Cemetery at Redfox.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 9, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Charlotte Back -age 82, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Sassafras, Kentucky, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at the Hospice Care Unit, Louisville, Kentucky. She was born February 28, 1924, the daughter of the late Crit and Bessie Smith Back. She was preceded in death by her husband: Floyd Combs, Jr.  She is survived by her niece: Renee Combs; two nephews: Kevin Combs and Jim Combs; great niece: Elizabeth Ann Combs; several other nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Graveside services were conducted Saturday, March 11, at 3:30 p.m., at the Rest Haven Cemetery, Jeff, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Clara Thomas- age 84, Leburn, KY, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2007 at her home.  She was born in Knott County, Kentucky on May 4, 1923 to B.T. Thomas and Manda Collins Thomas. She was preceded in death by her husband: John Combs; daughter: Versie; son-in-law: William Abe Phillips; 5 sisters: Stella, Eva, Oma, Flora and Lorie; 3 brothers: Madison, Herbert and Denval. She is survived by 3 daughters: Betty Jean Phillips, Closene (Elmer) Grigsby and Mildred (Kenneth) Ritchie; *brother: Bufford (Sherlie) Combs; 5 step-daughters: C.B. Hicks, Ruby Weidner, Parrott Conley, Alene  Duff and Erma Jean Owens; 1 brother: Ellis Thomas; 10 grandchildren: Deb, Missy, Delores, Mike, Jon, Lisa, Rick, Ron, Elmer Jr. and Kim; 17 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren; special friends: Amy Fisher, Deb Dobson and Hospice. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at the Ball Fork Old Regular Baptist Church with Chillestine Gibson and Roger Hicks officiating.  Burial followed at the Thomas Cemetery at Leburn, Kentucky. Arrangements by Hindman Funeral Services at Hindman Kentucky.
Posted in Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 29, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Funeral Home has Bufford (Sherlie) Combs as Son.

Combs, Clay  Jr., 79, of Verona (Preble County), died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Born Feb. 5, 1923, in Hazard, Ky., he was the son of the late Clay Sr. and Lillie (Murphy) Combs. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a retired coal miner after 20 years with the Blue Diamond Coal Co. in Hazard, Ky. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia N. (Arbuckle) Combs, in 1998. Survivors include his wife, Nadine (Nickols) Combs; sons, Robert C. Combs and George H. Combs, both of Verona, and Bill G. Combs of Eaton; daughters, Ann Crye of West Manchester, Marty M. Brunson of Land of Lakes, Fla., Judy G. Plaugher, Lydia C. Michael, Patricia L. Pierson, all of Eaton, and Daisy D. Potter of Dayton; a sister, Virginia Gross of Middletown; 22 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 4, at Barnes Funeral Home-Eaton Chapel, with Pastor Riley Parker officiating. Burial, with full military graveside services provided by the Preble County Honor Guard, was in Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dayton Veterans Hospital, Hospice Unit of Dayton.    Submitted by Carter Combs

Combs, Cletis -age 75 of Centerville, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2006.He was a retired employee of GM. Member of the United Memorial Church of God, Solar Lodge #720 F & AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, & York Rite Cross of Honor, Antioch Temple member & past director of the Red Car unit, Past Potentate (1994), Scottish Rite MSA award recipient & past member of the Eagles #321. Preceded in death by his wife Barbara. Clet is survived by a daughter Shari (Greg) Jones, sons; Rick (Terri) Combs & Ron Combs, sister Myrtlee Childers, brothers; Vince (Jackie) Combs, Thurl Combs & Elwood (Vaughn D'Lee) Combs, five grandchildren & two great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 25, 2006 from 5 to 8 PM with Solar Lodge services at 7:45PM at the Schlientz & Moore Funeral Home, 820 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. with funeral services Wednesday April 26, 2006 at 10:30 AM, Scottish Rite Ring Services just prior to services at the funeral home. The Rev. Thomas Brown officiating. Burial Miami Valley Memory Gardens. Those wishing may make contributions to the Shriner's Children's Hospitals in his memory. Cletis had accepted the Lord & is now home celebrating his new life. Published in the Dayton Daily News on 4/24/2006.-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Clifford Randall ~ age 71 of Topmost, husband of Mae Hall Combs, passed way November 28, 2011, at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born February 1, 1940, in Topmost, the son of the late Mont and Canzella Hall Combs. Clifford was a field engineer at Kentucky West Virginia Gas, founder of Knott County Rescue and Volunteer Fire Dept., and a member of the James W. Alley Lodge #869. In addition to his wife, Clifford is survived by his daughter, Connie Faye (David) Spencer of Martin, Ky., 4 brothers: Hershel Combs of Topmost, Russell "Chad" Combs of Lexington, Eddie Hopkins of Prestonsburg, and Carson Hopkins of Charleston, SC; 2 grandchildren, Randall Drake Spencer and Shanean Spencer, and 4 great grandchildren, Mashyla Paige Miller, Alexis Hope Spencer, Ashton Newsome, and Ayden Newsome. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother; Luna Jones Combs; 4 brothers, Arnold Combs, Norman Combs, Lowell "Jimmy" Combs, and Normal Combs; 2 sisters, Bertha Combs and Yvonne Schuster, and 1 grandson, Brandon M. Spencer. Funeral services were held Friday, December 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church at Topmost. Burial followed in the Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost with Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 8, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Elder Coy -age 90 of Mousie, passed away Friday, December 14, 2007, at home.  He was born on January 14, 1917 in Softshell.  He was a retired carpenter, and an ordained Old Regular Baptist Minister for 55 years and a member and ordained Elder of Ball Branch Old Regular Baptist Church. He joined church on July 15, 1950 and was ordained on February 16, 1952.  He was the son of the late Travis and Martha Jane Smith Combs and the husband of the late Erna Kuhn Conley Combs.  (They were marred in 1939.) He is survived by 1 son: Bob B. (Ginger) Combs of Hindman; 3 daughters: Iredith Combs (Glenn) Morey of Mousie, Sandra Combs (Alan Gillispie of California, and Teresa Combs of Mousie; 4 grandchildren: Melissa Morey, Thomas Morey, Haylee Combs, and Neryssa Patton (Chad) Crisp; 4 great grandchildren: Eli Morey, Jacob Morey, Jessica Morey and Xavier Watson; 1 brother: Crady Combs of Mousie and Audrey Combs Moore. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers: Jay Combs and Ray Combs, 2 sisters: Chloe Combs Coburn and Mae Combs Patton. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 18, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman.  Burial followed in the Jay Conley Family Cemetery at Mousie under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 19, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Dale ~ age 94, of Carr Creek, passed away September 16, 2010, at Hazard ARH. She was born in Litt Carr on March 15, 1916, to Wiley B. Smith and Nancy Pigman Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband: Morton Combs; son: Len Combs.  She is survived by 1 son: Glenn (Marsha) Combs; 1 daughter: Susan (Jim) Hammack; grandchildren: Brian (Russell) Combs, Christopher (Angela) Combs, Ryan (Lane) Hammack and Tyler Hammack; great grandchildren: Chandler Combs, Kate Combs, Cindy Combs and Olivia Hammack; special caretakers, whom the family loves and appreciates: Dorothy Blair, Brenda Blair and Marlene Pigman.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Glenn Noe and Cecil Morgan officiating. Burial followed at the Carr Fork Memorial at Litt Carr under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 23, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Dave Charles-April 20, 1907-March 20 1996, Dave Combs, 88 died Wednesday in Lyons. Born in Leburn., he moved to Aumsville in 1948, and to Lyons 30 years ago. He was a logger for man than 40 years and enjoyed hunting and camping. His wife Callie died in 1967. Survivors include his daughters Betty Kennedy of Aumsville, Dorothy Maniattes of Portland, Brenda Fuller of Salem, Linda Dixon of Hubbard and Rebecca Boedigheimer of Salem; sons Maynard of Lyons, Dewey, Don and Gary of Salem; brother, Watson of West Virginia; sisters Bertha Dean of Salem, Mary Gillespie of Virginia, Larcene Whitman of Indiana; 20 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Aumsville Cemetery. Arrangements are by Weddle Mortuary, Stayton.
Source: Statesman Journal, Salem, OR   March 21, 1996 pp 4b-Transcribed by Jenny Combs 07 Sept. 2004

Combs, Samuel Dennis "Tangle Hair" ~ age 59, of Fisty, died Friday, September 16, 2011, at the Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. He was born at Hindman on March 27, 1952, to Gentry Combs and Beulah Mullins Combs. He is survived by his wife: Della Amburgey Combs; 1 son: Dennis Brandon (Ashley) Combs; 2 daughters: Hope Noble and Denise (Matthew) Fugate; 1 brother: Shirl Combs; 1 sister: Debbie (Kirby) Feltner; 4 grandchildren: Justin Noble, Christian Noble, Cadence Fugate, Caylei Fugate; 1 aunt: Lorene Barger; 1 cousin: Gracie Rose. He was preceded in death by a brother: Sherman Combs. Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Richard Spencer officiating. Burial followed in the Nickles Cemetery on Big Branch at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 22, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Dorothy -age 93, of Fisty, passed away January 31, 2005 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in West Virginia on September 3, 1911 to Harve Owens and Emmazell Hudson Owens. She was preceded in death by her Husband - Lyman Combs; 1 Son - Theodore Combs. She is survived by 2 Sons - Jesse Uliss Combs of Buna, Texas and Bobby Gene Combs of Vine Grove, KY; 2 Daughters - Eliza Nell Bradan of Summerville, Ohio and Clara Jacobs of Fisty, KY; Half Brother - Billy Ray Owens of Ohio; Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild. Funeral Service:  Henry Combs Family Cemetery - Fisty, Kentucky, Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at 4:00pm with Randy Combs officiating.  Interment:  Henry Combs Family Cemetery - Fisty, Kentucky   Hindman Funeral Home 

Combs,  Mrs. Dovie Gross -75, widow of Berry Combs, died at her home at Elkatawa at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday after a long  illness.  She was a member of the Missionary Baptist church. Survivors are three sons, Sgt. Andrew Combs, Tampa, Fla; Albert Combs, Wixom, Mich., and Berry Combs, Jr., Jackson; seven daughters, Mrs. Edna Watkins, War Creek; Mrs. Mayme Tomblin and Mrs. Marie Cundiff, Jackson; Mrs. Vernie Jackson and Mrs. Ethel Watkins, Pontiac, Mich.; Mrs. Nola Baker, Hamilton, Ohio, and Mrs. Grace Watkins, Rochester, Mich; a sister, Mrs. Bryan Combs, Avon.    Source: Jackson Times; 22 February 1968  Submitted by Carol Bays

Combs, Dylan Chase -14, of Hazard, died Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at U.K. Medical  Center in Lexington. Dylan was a student at Wabaco Christian Academy. He was  preceded in death by his father, Curtis Wayne Combs. He is survived by his  mother and step-father, Jennifer Combs Campbell and William; grandparents, Jim  and Judy Campbell, Curtis and Lois Combs; 1 brother, Derek Wayne Combs; 2  step-brothers, James Campbell and Jonathan Campbell; host of family and friends.  Funeral was conducted Friday, May 5, 2006 at Maggard's Mountain View Chapel with  Rev. Jack Whitaker and Rev. Larry Gross officiating, burial in the Combs Family  Cemetery in Gregory Branch. Maggard's Mountain View Funeral Home in charge of  arrangements.  Source: Hazard Herald-Posted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Combs, Big Ed -age 86 of Isom, Kentucky, died on Friday, September 3, 2004, at his home.  He was born on January 29, 1918, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, to Oscar Combs and Nancy Turner Combs. He was preceded in death by one son, James, and one daughter, Patricia.  He is survived by three sons, Michael (Sheila) Combs of Pound, Virginia, Kenneth (Deb) Combs and Ed Combs, Jr., both of Isom, Kentucky; two brothers, Wise Combs of Middletown, Ohio and Chester Combs of Breathitt County, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Jimmy Combs, Chuck Cornett, Robert Cornett, Laverne Cornett and Nicole Combs; and a step-granddaughter, Sharlee Wright.  Funeral services were conducted on Monday, September 6, 2004, at 1:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Bill Jones officiating.  Burial followed at Isom Cemetery, Isom, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.    
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 8, 2004

Combs, Ed "Lil Ed"  Jr., age 41, of Isom, passed away April 8, 2009, at the Knott County Nursing Home in Hindman. He was born in Letcher, Ky., on September 2, 1967, to Ed "Big Ed" Combs and Reva Gilley Combs. He was preceded in death by his parents: Ed "Big Ed" and Reva Stewart Combs; brother: Bob Stewart. He is survived by brothers: Bill Stewart and wife - Linda; Jim Stewart and wife - Glenda; Roger Stewart and wife - Marilyn; Michael Combs and wife - Sheila; and Kenneth Combs and wife - Deb; sisters: Sharon Adkins; Judy Everidge and husband - Bobby; and Sandy Amburgey. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Bill Jones officiating. Burial followed at the Isom Cemetery under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.     Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 16, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Eddie Lee age 38 of Garner, Kentucky, died on Mon. September 27, 2004 at his home.  He was born on December 1, 1965, the son of Edwin and Velma Glee Sexton Combs. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Slone Combs; 2 sons: E.J. Combs and Kevin Lee Combs; 3 brothers:  Loneil Combs, Billy Joe Combs and Shawn Combs of Pinetop; 2 sisters:  Wilma Dean Sexton of Whitesburg, and Shena Kelly of Frankfort; 3 nephews and 2 nieces. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2004 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Darrell Short and L.C. Slone officiating.  Burial followed at the Combs Cemetery at Leburn, Kentucky.  Arrangements were handled by the Hindman Funeral Services in Hindman, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Combs, Edna  age 76, of Dwarf, Ky died Tuesday, Sept 2, 1997, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Born Sept 10, 1920 in Lotts Creek, Ky, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Eva Grigsby.  She was a homemaker. Survivors include five sons; Alger Bart Combs, of Fisty, Robert Combs of Phelps, Ky; James R. Combs of Fisty, Arlis Ray Combs of Georgia, Paul Edward Combs of Dwarf; four daughters Bonnie Sue Watts of Eastern, Mary Jean Raleigh of Clay City, Deborah Ann Hollifield of Dwarf, and Colleen Shelton of Fisty; 1 brother Alvin Grigsby of Ohio; two sisters Abbie Combs, Lotts Creek, and Elizabeth Caughran of Wisconsin; 22 grandchildren and two step grandchildren; one great grandchild. Funeral services were conducted on Friday Sept 5, 1 p.m at the Dwarf Baptist Church, with Eli Smith, and Cullen Caudill officiating. Burial followed in the Martin Cemetery at Clear Creek in Fisty, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.   Source:  Troublesome Creek Times   1997  Submitted by Donald Givens

Combs, Elmer "Buck" -age 80, of Lafollette, Tennessee, formerly of Knott County, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at his residence.  He was born in Knott County, Kentucky January 12, 1925, the son of the late William and Ella Combs.  He is survived by his wife: Janice Casebolt Combs; 2 daughters: Noreen (Paul) Cooper, Mona (Rick) Horn; 1 sister: Pauline Robinette; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 31, at 11 a.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, with Clyde Wicker Jr. officiating.  Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Combs, Enoch -67, of Garrett, died Sun., Apr 28, 1991, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, following a long illness. He was born Dec 26, 1923, at Garrett, the son of the late Benjamin and Cora Bolen Combs. he was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, receiving a masters degree. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge, Wayland, a member of the Civil Defense at Garrett, and a member of Who's who of Kentucky. He was also an LKLP chairman of Lyons Club and a Ham Radio operator. He was an Air Force veteran. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Conley combs of Garrett; three daughters, Marcella Combs Shepherd and Betty Karen Conley, both of Garrett, Cora Ann Whitaker of Waterford, MI; three sisters, Nora Mae Ramsey of Garrett, Luvica Moore and Sarah (Penny) Moore both of Ligonier, IN and five grandchildren. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday., May 2 at 10 am at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will be made in the Highland Memorial Park in Paintsville with the Hall Funeral Home caring for the arrangements. Source:  Floyd County Times, 1 May 1991-Submitted by Carter Combs

Combs, Ermal --age 64, of Dayton, Ohio, died on Sunday, July 25, 2004, at Good Samaritan Hospital.    He was a retired self-employed mason/brick layer and a member of Pennyroyal Baptist Church, Franklin, Ohio.  He was preceded in death by his wife Mildred, on July 4, 2004 and his father Elige Combs.   He is survived by his mother, Tina Combs of Kentucky; son Eric and his wife, Amanda, and their daughter Megan Mildred of Dayton, Ohio; four brothers Jack of Columbus, Ohio, Ray of Dayton, Ohio, and Larry and Claude, both of Kentucky; six sisters, Vivian Reck of Lynchburg, Ohio, Doris Huff of Blanchester, Ohio and Jean Thacker, Glenna Combs, Reatha Wyse and Marlene Combs, all of Kentucky; special aunt, Wanda Ross and special uncle, Glen Hall, both of Dayton, Ohio.   Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, July 29, 2004, at 1:30 p.m., at Newcomer-Farley Funeral Home, 3940 Kettering Blvd., with Rev. Clyde Waites officiating.  Interment followed in Eversole Cemetery, Brooksville, Ohio, under the direction of Newcomer-Farley Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

Combs, Ernest -age 84, of New Haven, Ky., died Friday, February 18, 2005. He was a native of Breathitt County, Ky. He was a retired woodworker and farmer, and was a member of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the Woodpecker's Club, and enjoyed the outdoors and wildlife. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Elizabeth Duncan Combs; one infant son, Robert Combs; his parents, Alec and Nannie Pruitt Combs; one brother, Pryce Combs; seven sisters, Mary and Dora Combs, Mattie Cole, Evalee Turner, Arlene Herald, Elizabeth Clutter, and Ella Mae Turner. He is survived by two daughters and son-in-laws, Rebecca (Dan) Biggs of New Haven, and Nancy (Hilary) Skaggs of Clarkson. Also surviving are six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his faithful border collie, "Lady." Funeral services were held Monday, February 21, 2005 at Mann and Greenwell Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Mitchell officiating. Burial was in the Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville, Ky. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Nelson County Humane Society and Little Clifty Baptist Church, 2575 Clifty Church Rd., Leitchfield, Ky. 42754. Source:  Grayson Co News-Gazette-Submitted by Carter Combs

Combs, Ella Fair -age 84 of Hindman, passed away on December 24, 2007, at Hazard ARH.  She was born January 12, 1923, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Bud & Ruthy Lawson Fair.  She was a homemaker and member of the Vest  Community Baptist Church.  She was the wife of the late Leonard Combs.She is survived by 4 sons:  Barm (Patricia) Combs, Calvin (Willa Dean) Combs, Bobby (Debbie) Combs & Dillis Combs all of Hindman; 6 Daughters: Imalee (Earl) Mosley of Hindman, Josephine (JC) Mosley of Hindman, Zanna (Tony) Sizemore of Nancy, Corrine (Gary) Johnson of Litt Carr, Janice (Bruce) Hacker of Big Creek, & & Violet (Gabe) Ritchie of Hindman; 2 Sisters: Mary Alice Pratt of Lexington, & Jessie Lovins of Vest; 37 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; 1 son; Steve Combs; 1 daughter: Lizzie Combs; deceased brothers & sisters: Gene Fair, Carson Fair, John Fair, Elbert Fair, Ben Fair, Vinnie Gayheart, Martha Hall & Julie Combs; 3 deceased grandchildren.Funeral services were held Friday, December 28, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman with Donnie Patrick Willie Collins, Bufford Hall, William Ritchie, Bethel Bolen & Bill Kirby officiating. Burial followed at the Combs Family Cemetery in Hindman under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 3, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Flora Dobson -98, Vest, Ky., passed away Saturday, May 6, 2006 at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Born in Knott County, Kentucky on August 24, 1907, she was the daughter of Bud Dobson and Fairlina Patrick Dobson. She was preceded in death by her husband- Edna Combs. She is survived by 5 Daughters- Glenna (Carl) White, Nella (Paul) Barnett, Jewel (Robert) Patrick, Pauline (Tommy) Holliday and Elva (Dave) Gibson; 3 Sons-Earl (Jean) Combs, Bud (Geneva) Combs and Donnie (Dana) Combs; 2 Sisters- Elma Pratt and Sophia Messer; 17 Grandchildren 28 Great Grandchildren; Special Friends- Zola Fitch, L.C. and Wilma Dobson, Bill Terry, Debbie Goodson. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Officiating ministers will be Astor Mullins, Gary White and Denzil Ratliff. Burial will follow in the Dobson-Combs Cemetery at Vest, KY. Visitation will be held 6:00 PM Sunday, May 7, 2006 and anytime on Monday, May 8, 2006 with additional services each evening at 7:00 PM.   Source: Hindman Funeral Home

Combs, Franklin Delano ~ age 74, of Fisty, passed away February 29, 2012, at the Select Specialty Hospital at Lexington. He was born in Knott County on October 31, 1937, to Burley Combs and Catherine Jent Combs. He is survived by his sons: Bobby, Frankie and Michael; daughters: Tracy Lynn and Juanita Joyce; brother: Enice Combs; sisters: Matilda Patrick and Juanita Crawford; and a host of grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial followed at the Burley Combs Cemetery at Fisty under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 8, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Freddie ~ age 62, of Talcum, passed away Saturday, December 11, 2010 at his home after a long illness. Born in Perry County on August 22, 1948, he was the son of Cluade Combs and Thelma Smith Combs. He is survived by 3 sons- Freddie Combs Jr., James Edward Combs and Carter Combs; 2 Sisters- Bessie Shinn and Doris "Tootsie" Short; 2 Brothers- Jessie Combs and James Combs; Best Friend- Stella Stacy; 7 Grandchildren. Graveside Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, at the Family Cemetery at Talcum.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 16, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Helen Lenora ~  age 61 of Fisty, passed away September 28, 2010, at home.  She was born May 16, 1949, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Adam & Mary Martin Combs. She is survived by sons: Anthony (Jill) Patrick of Lexington, & Adam Lee (Stacy) Ritchie of Morehead; 1 daughter: Sherry Lynn Slone of Panama City, Florida; 2 brothers: Donald Keith (Linda) Combs of Clear Creek, & Darrell Wayne (Benita) Combs of Hazard; Grandchildren: Jace Patrick Reese Patrick, Emily Jane Cook & Elizabeth Raine Cook; and a host of family & friends. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 2, 1010 at 1 p.m. at the Clear Creek Free Church with Bethel Bolen officiating.  Burial followed at the Family Cemetery on Clear Creek under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 7, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Hobert Kelly ~ age 63 of Red Fox, passed away November 30, 2011, at the Hazard Hospice Care Center. He was born May 30, 1948, in Red Fox, the son of the late Lawrence & Ella Mae Combs. He was a US Veteran. He is survived by 2 brothers: Warren Harden (Eliza) Combs of Red Fox, & Boney E. (Judy) Combs of Arlington, Texas; 6 sisters: Marie (Homer) Breeding of Red Fox, Jeanette (W.M.) Bentley of Morgantown, Indiana, Ada Bailey of Litt Carr, & Layuna Krause of Bloomington, Indiana; 1 grandson: Christopher D. Breeding; and a host of friends & family. He was preceded in death by his parents; Brothers & Sisters: Burley Combs, J.C. Combs, Lillie Combs & Mary Magelene. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 3, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Cody Bible Church at Red Fox with military honors performed by Knott County DAV Chapter 171. Burial followed at the Combs Family Cemetery at Red Fox under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 8, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Geneva McIntyre -age 80, of Pippa Passes, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Letcher, Kentucky on April 17, 1926 to Ben McIntyre and Hester Whitaker McIntyre. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters and 6 brothers. She is survived by her husband: Raymond; 2 sons: Ray (Willa) Combs of Lexington, Kentucky and Randy Combs of Carrie, Kentucky; 1 brother: Bascom McIntyre of Letcher, Kentucky; 4 granddaughters: Tracey Combs, Jessica Combs, Amanda Combs and Cynthia (Bobby) Reynolds; 2 great grandchildren: Nicholas Reynolds and Kierston Pratt; host of nieces and nephews.Visitation: Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Wednesday after 5PM with services at 7PM. Funeral Service: Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Thursday, June 15, 2006 at 1PM with Ronnie Combs, Bob Whitaker, Bordis Slone and Clarren Williams officiating. Interment: Mountain Memory Gardens - Hindman, Kentucky Source: Hindman Funeral Home

Combs, Glenn -age 83, of Hindman, Kentucky, died Tuesday, January 25, 2005, at Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard, Ky. Mr. Combs was employed by Perry County Oil and a Veteran of WWII. He was the son of the late Garrett Combs and Sue Fugate Combs. He is survived by his one son, Ronald Glen Combs, wife Pat of Hindman, Kentucky. One Brother, Boyd Combs of Florida, Three Grandchildren, Kristel C. Combs, Ronda S. Combs, Jameson D. Combs; Beloved friend, Sharon L. Jacobs; Special cousin, Louise Brewer; Special friend, Alma Eversole. Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Brothers Funeral Home, 432 East Main St., Hazard, Ky., where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2005. Funeral service will be at Bowman Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 29, 2005. Rev. Charlie Douglas officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven Cemetery in Jeff, Ky.   Source:  Hazard-Herald

Combs, Green-of Garner, Kentucky eternal rest Friday, December 21, 1990 at the Hazard ARH Medical Center, Hazard, KY., Green was born October 12, 1920, being 70 years , two months and 9 days of age at the time of his passing. He was the son of the late Green and Melina (Stamper) Combs. He is preceded in death by one son, Harold Dean Combs; one brothers, French Combs; and one sister Leona Click. He is survived by his wife, Gracie Combs of Garner, Ky.; two sons Donald Combs of Garner, Ky., and Eulice Combs of Garrett, Ind.; one daughter, Debbie Childers of Garner, Ky; two brothers, Kelly Combs and Elliott Combs, both of Leburn, Ky.; one sister, Gracie Mosley of Garner, Ky. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends ho mourn his passing. The Funeral will be held Monday, December 24, 1990 at the Knott Funeral Home Chapel with Bethel Bolen, Willie Collins, Johnny Smith and others presiding. Burial will follow in the Ben Slone Cemetery at Garner, Kentucky. Knott Funeral Home of Hindman, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements.

Combs, Harold -age 73, of Hazard passed away Friday, January 28, 2005 at Hazard A.R.M.C. He is survived by: four daughters, Kathy Sampsell, Marie Prewitt, Zola Combs and Jo Ann Caskey all of Hazard; two sons, Jerry Combs and Michael Feltner both of Hazard; ten sisters, Lena Abner of New Richmond, Ohio, Helen Shook of Muncie, Indiana, Josephine Morris of Lexington, Ky., Ola Goodman of Park Hills, Ky., Mary Howard of Bonita Springs, Florida, Nancy Radcliffe of Louisville, Ky., Betty Allen of Hazard, Trudy Wells of Hazard and Patricia Shively of Hazard; three brothers, Vernon Combs of Covington, Ky., Howard Combs of Winchester, Ky., and Cecil Combs of Hazard; other survivors include three grandsons, Greg Feltner, David Feltner and Kyne Sampsell; two granddaughters, Jennifer and Jordan Prewitt. Funeral services were held February 1. Merill David Collins officiated. Place of interment was Riverside Cemetery in Hazard. Engle-Walker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  Source:  Hazard-Herald
I have Harold as s/o Howard "Buddy" Combs and Katherine Payne.  Howard is the s/o Scott Combs and Mary Josephine Stout.  Carter

Combs, Herman -age 81, Mousie, Kentucky died Saturday, April 2, 2005 at McDowell ARH, McDowell, Kentucky.  He was born May 30, 1923, the son of the late William and Ella Combs.  Herman was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He is survived by 2 sons:  Darrell R. (Carmen), Elmer Combs; 1 daughter: Hermetta (Timothy) Combs; 1 brother: Elmer Combs; 1 sister: Pauline Robinette; 6 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Wednesday April 6 at 1 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Clyde Wicker, Jr. officiating.  Burial followed at Bole Hall Family Cemetery, Mousie, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Combs, Ida Mae Feltner -age 77, of Lotts Creek, Kentucky, died on Sunday, August 15, 2004, at Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Kentucky. She was born on June 7, 1927, in Knott County, Kentucky, a daughter of Martin Feltner and Rhoda Stacy Feltner.    She is survived by her husband, Clarence Combs; one son, Wilton Eugene (Janet) Combs; one brother, Wilburn Feltner; sisters, Nancy Kelly and Eulanda Young; grandsons, Joshua Eugene Combs and Clarence Eugene Combs; granddaughter, Nicole Combs; step granddaughters, Audrey Hamblin, Janice Bauer and Sue Ann Hamblin; special nephew, Charlie (Loraine) Combs; and a host of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, August 18, at 11:00 a.m., at Clear Fork Regular Baptist Church, with Charles Shepherd, H.B. Reedy, Jr., Don Pratt and Carl Slone officiating.  Burial followed in Martin Feltner Cemetery, at Clear Fork of Lotts Creek, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Combs, Isabel Sumner age 92 of Lotts Creek. Ky died on Monday January  27, 2003, at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville, Ky. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, January 30, at 1:00 p.m. at Engle-Walker  Funeral Home, Hazard, Ky. With Howard Owens officiating.  Burial followed in the family cemetery, Lotts Creek, Ky. under the direction of Engle-Walker Funeral Home.    Source:  Troublesome Creek Times-Submitted by Donald Givens

Combs, James Austin Jr., son of James Austin Combs, Sr. of Kentucky and Aileen Roberts Gilley of Tampa, Florida, was born in Madison Heights, Michigan on April 10, 1975 and departed this life on July 15, 2006 at the age of 31 years. He was a construction worker. He is survived by his parents, two sons, Timothy Allen Joseph Combs and Kyle Hunter Combs both of Tampa, Florida, two brothers, Timothy Joseph Gilley and Mickey Allen Gilley both of Tampa, Florida and two sisters, Melissa Gilley Stephens of Middleburg, Kentucky and Patricia Lynn Gilley of Tampa, Florida. A funeral service will be held at 1 PM Friday, July 21, 2006 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in Roberts Cemetery, Eubank. Visitation will be after 6 PM Thursday.   Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.   Posted by Carter Combs

Combs, James Burton ~ age 49 of Leburn, passed away February 18, 2011, at Leburn.  He was born July 8, 1961, in Hazard, the son of the late Vollie "Vodge" & Thelma Fugate Combs.  He was a carpenter. He is survived by his Special Companion: Paula Maggard; 2 sons: James Bryant (Tami) Combs of Hillsboro, Ohio & Justin Douglas Jacobs of Leburn; 1 grandchild: Shannon Luke Combs; Thought of as his own: Jerema Dyer, Lakeisha Dyer & Braxton Dyer; 1 brother: Eulis Combs of Leburn; 1 sister: Clova Jewell (Kermit) Short of Leburn, Kentucky; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. He was preceded in death by his parents & 2 brothers: John Lawson Combs & Bobby Dean Combs; 2 sisters: Brenda Kay Combs & Debra Gail Combs. Funeral services were held Monday, February 21, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with military honors performed by Knott County DAV Chapter 171 & Lyndon Barger & Darrell Short officiating.  Burial followed at the Combs Family Cemetery at Leburn under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 24, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, James Delno -61, of Decatur, Tenn., formerly of Fairborn, died Monday, August 30, 2004.  He was born January 26, 1943 in Hazard, Ky., the son of Ova and Lula Mae (Nickles) Combs.  He retired from Harrison Radiator with 32 years of services; was a faithful member of the Church of God in Decatur, TN and loved the outdoors.  He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Emma (Daniels) Combs; daughter Annette Ison of Fairborn; sons and daughters-in-law Doug and Angi Combs of Kettering and Tandy and Linda Combs of Fairborn; grandchildren Brandi and Jason Ison, Dawn Stevens, Matthew, Joshua, Heather and Ashley Combs; 4 great-grandchildren Sireana Ison, Taylor, Tayler and Zachary Stevens; 3 sisters Geraldine Wright and her husband George of Fairborn, Marie Gevedon and her husband James of Knoxville, TN and Lois Hall of Inverness, Fla; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends in Florida and Tennessee.  Funeral services were held Thursday, September 2, 2004 at the Funeral Home.  Interment in Byron Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton.    Posted in the Kettering-Oakwood Times September 8, 2004

Combs, James Edward -age 39, of Fisty, Kentucky, died Sunday, January 22, 2006, at his residence. He was born May 7, 1966, the son of the late Burley and Maltia Hurt Combs, Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife: Angela Y. Combs; two sons: Roger Lee Combs and Martin Edward Combs both of Fisty, Kentucky; two daughters: Angela Marie Combs of Lotts Creek, Kentucky and Natasha Lynn Williams of Fisty, Kentucky; one special daughter: Sarah Andrea Nasha Smith; three brothers: Ronald Dean (Betty) Combs, Curtis (Trisha) Combs and Earl Combs all of Fisty, Kentucky; two sisters: Kathlene (Washie) Ritchie and Connie (Frank) Mosley both of Fisty, Kentucky; grandchildren: Treston Scott Combs and one unborn; a host of nieces and nephews.    Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 26, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Eli Smith and Charles Ed Smith officiating.   Burial followed in the Joshua Ritchie Cemetery, Fisty, Kentucky.  Under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, James Edward -age 89, of Hindman, Kentucky, died December 19, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. He was born in Elmrock, Kentucky on February 2, 1916, son of Garson and Mary Allen Combs.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters: Martin Coleman and Jakob Wm. Hester. He is survived by his wife: Rose Combs, one son: Bill (Charleen) Combs; one daughter: Mary (Bryan) Hester; four grandsons: Garson Edward Combs, Martin Coleman and Jakob Wm. Hester; one granddaughter: Jessica Rose Hester.  Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, December 22, 2005, at 1 p.m., at the Hindman Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Jim Watkins officiating.   Burial followed in the Compton Cemetery, Elmrock, Kentucky.  Under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 4, 2006 2nd paragraph as it appears in newspaper-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Jasper of Hindman, Kentucky entered eternal rest on Thursday, March 7, 1985 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Jasper was born December 21, 1917 being 67 years, two months and twenty days of age at the time of his passing. Jasper is the son of the late Loss Combs and Amanda Amburgey Combs. He is survived by his wife, Olga Faye Combs, Hindman, Ky.; four daughters: Clella May Young of Elyria, Ohio, Rose Mary Mahoney of Georgetown, Ky., Bernice Collins of Louisville, Ky., and Meralene Huff of Leburn, Ky., ; six sons: Keith Combs and Ronnie Combs of Custer, Ky., Lavon Combs and Paul Combs both of Lexington, Ky., Gene Combs of Orlando, Florida and Gregory Combs of Softshell, Ky.; two sisters, Hope Johnson of Estill, Ky., and Glo Worley of Oklahoma; three brothers: Vollie Combs and Gordon Combs of Leburn, Ky., and James of Memphis, Tenn. Also surviving are twenty-two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends who mourn his passing. The Funeral will be held Sunday, March 10, 1985 at Balls Fork Old Regular Baptist Church with Coy Combs, Richard Church and Burton Howard presiding. Burial will follow in the Combs Family Cemetery at Leburn, Kentucky. Knott Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky is in charge of all arrangements.

Combs, Jesse ~ age 94, of Ezel, Ky., formerly of Ary, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2010, at the West Liberty Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born in Perry Co, on February 4, 1916, to Dan Combs and Arty Fugate Combs. He is survived by his wife-Katherine Ritchie Combs; 3 Sons- William (Kizzie) Combs, Kenneth (Carol) Combs and Garland (Mary) Combs; 4 Daughters- Yvonne Smith, Artie (Raford) Collins, Glynetta (Larry) Ritchie and Nancy (Don) Wilson; 16 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren and a host of Great Great Grandchildren; Special Friends-Jeff, Penny and Carol. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Orlo Fisher officiating. Entombment followed in the Bethel Memorial Mausoleum at Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 23, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Jimmie ~ age 71, of Winchester, Ky., formerly of Knott Co., passed away Friday, June 24, 2011, at the Fountain Circle Health and Rehabilitation Center in Winchester, KY. He was born December 20, 1939 in Knott County to Bentley Combs and Eva Begley Combs. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Big Branch Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife- Stella Combs; sons- Jimmie (Patricia) Combs Jr., Gary (Deleana) Combs and Stephan Combs; daughters- Joy (Hagan) Combs, Linda Combs and Kathy (Coy) Fields; brothers- James (Oreda) Combs and Bobby Combs; sisters- Ethel Smith and Betty McClees; 9 Grandchildren- Taylor, Joseph, Briana (Ryan), Miranda, Morgan, Weston, Jade, Ashley and Jessica; 2 Great Grandchildren- Landon and Logan.
Funeral services were held 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Richard Spencer officiating. Burial followed in the Combs Family Cemetery at Emmalena under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 30, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, John L., 53 of 10523 Mill Creek Road SE, Aumsville, died Friday at a Salem hospital after a long illness. A Native of Mountain Grove, Va., he lived in this area for many years. He was employed at West Foods Mushroom Plant in Salem for 18 years and was a member of the church of the Nazarene. Surviving are widow Hiildreth; daughter Pat Miletta, Tigard; sons Delaine, Aumsville, John, Lyons, Ronald, Portland, and Larry, Salem; brothers bob, Clifton Forge, Va., Watson Minnehaha, WV and Dave, Detroit; sisters Mary Gillespie, Hot Springs, VA., Bertha Dean, Aumsville, and Laura Whitmore, Indiana and 12 grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Weddle Mortuary, Stayton. Interment will be in Aumsville Cemetery.   Source: Oregon Statesman  February 19, 1977 pp 7b-Transcribed by Jenny Combs  07 Sept 2004

Combs, John S. ~ age 88, of Keavy, Kentucky, passed away August 1, 2009, at the Lake Cumberland Hospital in Corbin. He was born in Hardburly on February 24, 1921, to Aster Combs and Rachel Shepherd Combs. He is survived by wife: Tessie R. Combs; 2 sons: Ronnie (Mabel) Combs and Sonny (Tina) Combs; 3 daughters: Dermalene Brown, Donna Montgomery and Ginger Cooper; sisters: Sophronia Ritchie and Martha Ellen (Clayton) Combs; grandchildren: Chuck (Lorie) Ferguson, Candi Norton, Larryn Brown, David Montgomery, Paul Montgomery, Morgan (Nola) Cooper, Angela Smith, Michael (Brittani) Smith, Dalton Combs, Mikayla Combs, Shane Combs and Alisha Combs; 13 great grandchildren.   He was preceded in death by brothers: Amos, Robert, David and Adam; 1 grandson: Ryan Douglas Cooper. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at the Ritchie Cemetery at Clear Creek, Fisty, Kentucky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 6, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, June Johnson -90, of Lexington died June 8, 2005, at a Lexington nursing home. The Hindman native was a teacher, played the piano and guitar, painted watercolors and oils and crafted quilts. She earned degrees from Lees Junior College and Morehead State University. She was a daughter of the late Mitchell Johnson and Minta Pratt Johnson and wife of the late Wallace Combs. She was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Don Whitney Combs, a professor of theater at Western Kentucky University; and a brother, Clarence. There will be a private memorial service. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the scholarship founded in her son's name. Make checks payable to The D. Whitney Combs Scholarship Fund. Mail checks to WKU Department of Theatre and Dance, 1906 College Heights Blvd., No. 71086, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086. Survivors include a granddaughter, Alexis Whitney Combs; and a daughter-in-law, Gerri Combs.   Source: Bowling Green, KY newspaper.-Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Combs, Kelly, 79, of Fairborn, Ohio, died on Sunday, November 24, 2002, in Hospice of Dayton, Ohio.  He was born on June 11, 1923, in Ritchie, Ky., the son of Robert L. and Doshia Young Combs.  He was a coal miner in Ky., but retired Duriron Co. in Dayton, Ohio as a foundry worker.  He was preceded in death by his parents: two brother, Rubel Combs and Olvin Combs and a sister, Grace Fields.  He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-four years, Angeline Owens Combs; two sons and daughters-in-law, Benny L, and Elita Combs of Beavercreek, Ohio and Grayling and Jan Combs of Donnelsville Ohio; a sister Cora Messer of hazard, Ky., two brothers, Ernest Combs and R.J. Combs , both of Rome City, Indiana; three grandchildren, Kelly Rene Combs, Jaci Combs and Ryder Combs; several nieces, nephews; and a host of friends.  Funeral services were conducted in Burcham Funeral Home, Fairborn, Ohio. Burial followed in Byron Cemetery, Fairborn, Ohio under the direction of Burcham Funeral Home.   Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 1, 2002

Combs, Lewis -age 68 of Leesburg, Florida, formerly of Hindman, passed away July 28, 2008.  He was born on September 12, 1939, the son of the late Arthur and Lula Combs. He is survived by his wife, Lilly Combs; 3 daughters: Sandra (Bo) Cook of Wildwood, Fl., Pamela Combs of Antioch, Ill., and Deborah Combs of Leesburg, Fl.; 2 brothers: Luther (Peggy) Combs of Wildwood, Fl., and Edmond (Josephine) Combs of Tavares, Fl.; 2 sisters: Anna Lee Dagnan of Leesburg, Fl., and Glenna (Salvatore) Camodeca of Leesburg, Fl.; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 1, 2008, at the Page-Theus Funeral Home at Leesburg, Florida.  Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Leesburg, Florida, under the direction of the Page-Theus Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 31, 2008--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Lewis  age 61, of Hueysville, Ky died on Saturday, January 25,2003, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born on October 7, 1941 in Knott County, KY a son of Franklin Combs and Mae Collins Combs. He is survived by two sons Lewis (Mary) Combs, Jr. of Attica, Ohio and Lantre (Michele) Combs of Pine Top, Ky; three daughters, Louella (Lonnie) Caldwell of Hueysville, Ky; Joyce Rene (Donnie) Jones of Langley, Ky; and Karina (William) Chaffins of Garrett, Ky; three brothers Jesse Combs of Central City, Ky; Minus Combs of Florida and Truman Combs of Kite, Ky; three sisters,  Maxie Preston of Lima, Ohio; Janice Moore of Garrett, Ky; and Joyce Hale of Fairborn, Michigan; seventeen and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday,  January 28, 2003,at Hindman, Ky, with Carlos Beverly officiating. Burial followed at Terry-Handshoe Cemetery, at Hueysville, Ky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Source:  Troublesome Creek Times-Submitted by Donald Givens

Combs, Lois F. -Age 73, of Dayton, passed away at her home March 22, 2006, with her loving family by her side. She was preceded in death by her son Robert Asbery. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years Asbery Combs, daughters and sons-in-law Vicky and John Barber of Dayton, and Kathy and Randy Wissinger of Miamisburg, 5 grandchildren Roxane, John Jr., Debbie, Jill, and Robby, 4 great grandchildren Carley, Allison, Nicholas, and Geni. Mrs. Combs worked as a homemaker and later retired from Kmart. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dayton and served in the US Army. Services for Lois Combs will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Baker/Hazel Snider Funeral Home, 5555 Philadelphia Dr. at N. Main St. Dr. Rodney Kennedy will officiate. Interment will follow at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from 5-7:00 PM Friday evening. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton.   
Published in the Dayton Daily News on 3/23/2006-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Combs, Lowell Keith ~ age 57, of Shelbyville, formerly of Knott County, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2010, at his home in Shelbyville. He was the son of Jasper Combs and Beatrice B. Smith Combs Pemberton. He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 Brother-Evan Combs. He is survived by 1 Son- Evan Combs; Daughters- Erin L. (Chris) Harper and Amber Williams; Brothers- Paul (Barbara) Combs, Gene (Dee) Combs, Ronnie (Brenda) Combs, Von Combs, Roger (Carla) Combs and Greg (Heather) Combs; Sisters- Clella (Vic) Young, Berniece Collins, Meralene (Ken) Huff, Rose Mahoney and Sharon (Jerry) Keathley  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Garnett Slone officiating. Burial followed in the Combs Cemetery at Leburn under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.    
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 28, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Mabel Hammonds age 81, of Ocala, Fla, formerly of Knott Co. Ky. died on May 2, 2003, at Summerfield Suites Hospice, Summerfield, Fla.  She was born on Dec. 14, 1921, in Knott Co., Ky., a daughter of Monroe Combs and Millie Amburgey Combs.  She was preceded in death by one son, Cecil Ray; husbands , Lausie Hammonds and Norman Combs; brothers and sisters, Marlin combs, Mattie Banks, Millard Combs, Moses Combs, Marcus Combs and Maxine O'Malley.  She is survived by one daughter, Barbara hall of Ocala, Fla; son-in-law, Woodrow W. Hall; daughter-in-law, Woodrow W. Hall; daughter-in-law, Cassie Jacobs Hammonds; brother, Merle Jack; six sisters, Margie Gibson, Margaret Bentley, Maudie Caskey, Mary B. Gibson, Marcia Steele and Mavis Bentley; five grandchildren, James, Kevin, Derek, Katherine, and Christine; and seven great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, with Don Pratt officiating. Burial followed in Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  
Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Combs, Mae Adams born August 27,1907 Date of death: June 9, 2004 Place of death: Arizona Preceded in death: Husband: Roscoe Combs Sr. Survivors: Two sons: Roscoe Combs, Jr. Alfred E. Combs One sister: Hazel Brooks Two Grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren Time and place of service: Monday June 14, 2004-1:00 PM Engle-Walker Funeral Home Hazard, Ky. Officiating: Rev. Glenn Noe Place of Internment: Resthaven Cemetery, Jeff Ky. Roscoe Combs, Sr., is son of Anderson Combs and Polly Ann Combs, Combs. Anco, Ky.  I think I have Mae's parents somewhere. If I find, I'll send. Roscoe was my uncle, on my father's side......Ann Scott

Combs, Mabel Marie McIntosh -86, of Winchester, KY, passed away  Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at the Winchester Center for Health & Rehab. She  was born April 10, 1920 in Athol, KY, the daughter of Walker and Dora Belle  (Chandler) McIntosh. She was a homemaker and member of the Free Methodist Church. Survivors are children, Gary Watkins of Athol, KY, Joe Watkins of  Canyon Falls, KY, Steve Watkins of Jeffersonville, IN, Marlene Watkins of  Oklahoma, OK; brothers and sisters, Minnie Davis and Earl McIntosh both of  Booneville, KY, Oda Jackson of Ringgold, LA, Cornelius McIntosh and Walker  McIntosh Jr., Grace Guthery, Emma Rhea Watkins all of Athol, KY, Christine Miles  and Glen McIntosh both of Dayton, OH; and several grandchildren and great  grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 11 a.m.  in the Newnam Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Bryant officiating. Burial was  in the McIntosh Cemetery on Ivy Patch Road.  Source: Three Forks Tradition-Beattyville-Posted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Combs, Marie ~ age 71, of Dwarf, passed away July 26, 2009, at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Perry County on December 25, 1937, to Marchant Fugate and Delcie Napier Fugate. She was preceded in death by her husband: Frank Combs; son: Bill Combs. She is survived by 3 sons: Jessie (Brenda) Combs, Bert (Patricia) Combs and Danny (Connie) Combs; 2 daughters: Mabel (Scott) Combs and Shelia (Kyle) Fugate; grandchildren: Jesse James, Bill, Krystal, Mark, Bill Daniel, Frank James, Hope, Amanda, Tawyna, Christopher, Loretta, Jeffrey and Marcy; great grandchildren: Dalton, Dayton, Dillion, Justin, Shyan, Treston, Raven, Rayanne, Meghan Reese and Peyton; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at the Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church with Randy Combs and Johnny Patrick officiating. Burial followed at the Engle Cemetery at Dwarf .    
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 6, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Martha  age 62, of Raven, KY. died on Tuesday, Nov 19, 2002 at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky.  She was born on Nov 26, 1939,at Drift, Ky. a daughter of he late Denver & Oma Melton Amburgey, She was a retired postmaster in Raven , Ky. and a member of the House of Prayer at Wayland, Ky.  She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Mary Osborne.  She is survived by her husband, Herman Combs, one son, Brian Edwards Combs of Hindman, Ky; two daughters Danita Rae Hampton & Anita Michele Huff,  of Raven, Ky; three grandchildren, James David Hampton, Rachel Nicole Hampton, Joshua Robert Huff.  Funeral services were conducted on Friday, November 22, 2002 at 12:00 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Donnie Burke officiating.  Burial followed in Canton Combs Memorial Cemetery, Raven, Ky., under the direction  of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   
Source:  Troublesome Creek Times  Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Combs, Martha Moore ~ age 94, of Red Fox, passed away on March 31, 2010, at her home.  She was born on March 10, 1916, in Elmrock to the late, Morell and Judy Prater Moore. She was the wife of the late Larry Combs and a homemaker and mother.  She is survived by sons: Oakie (Lin) Combs and Beckham (Nora) Combs; daughters; Alma (Doug) Portwood, and Carolyn Sue Combs; a host of Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her Parents; and her Husband; 2 sons: Carlos (Lauren) Combs, and Truman Combs; daughters; Maxine (Ed) Simmons, and Mavis Adams; brother; Letcher (Grace) Moore, Can Moore, and Luther Moore.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday April 3, 2010, at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman, with Lyndon Barger officiating.  Burial followed at the Cornett Hill Cemetery in Sassafras, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 8, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Matt  Jr., 62, of Beaver Dam (formerly of Perry County), died Friday,  April 7, 2006 at the VA Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Diane; mother,  Marie Combs Anderson; 2 sons, Matt Wayne and John Jeff; 2 sisters, Mary Ann  Fernandez and Linda Sue Hospkins; 2 uncles, Kirby and Roy Combs and 4  grandchildren. Memorial service was held Wednesday, April 12, 2006 in Beaver  Dam. This obituary courtesy of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home.   Source:  Hazard Herald  April 12, 2006-Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Combs, Media -72, of Decoy died Fri., Jul 19, 1991, at the Pine Meadows Health Care Center in Lexington following an extended illness. Born 21 Dec, 1918, she was the daughter of Morgan and Sarah Jane Bradley Shepherd. She was a member of the Decoy United Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Combs. She is survived by five sons, Gaston Combs of Knox, IN, Coet Combs of Cleveland, OH, Morgan Combs of Minneapolis, MN, Walter Combs and Dan Combs, Jr both of Prestonsburg; five daughters, Lillian Ritchie of Auburn, IN, Carol Sue Daniels of Danville, Audrey Rogers of Hazard, Bessie McGuire of Lexington, and Peggy Davidson of Atlanta, GA; three sisters, Doshie Howard of Denham, IN, Ida Stacy of Elkhart, IN and Arpie Miller of Knox, IN; 27 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted, Sun., July 21, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with the ministers, Hurley Smith and Carlos Beverley officiating. Burial was made in the Bradley Cemetery at Decoy. Source:  Floyd County Times, 1 May 1991-Submitted by Carter Combs

Combs, Minnie, 84 of Topmost, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born December 14, 1918, in Knott County she was the daughter of the late Fred and Sally Ann Huff Martin. She was a homemaker, mother, and a member of the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church at Topmost. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Combs.  Survivors include a son and his wife, Marvin and Janey Combs of Prestonsburg; two daughters, Barbara Centers of Topmost, and Wanda Hall (husband, Charles) of Kite; six grandchildren two great-grandchildren; and one step great-grandchild.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by eight brothers, Ray, Roy Allen, Hubbard, Bill, Bee, Bud and Joel Martin; and one sister, Millie Sexton.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 21, at 11 a.m. at the Providence Old Regular Baptist church at Topmost, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Joe Hall Cemetery at Dry Creek in Topmost, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  Visitation was at the funeral home, and later at the church.  Source:  The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Combs, Myrtle ~ age 87, of Dwarf, passed away November 5, 2010, at the Hazard Nursing Home. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, on August 9, 1923, to William McDaniel and Mable Mosier McDaniel. She is survived by 2 sons: Blaine (Sandy) Combs and Robert Combs; 2 daughters: Sandra Fugate and Pat (Sam) Godsey; 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, November 8, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with John Morris officiating. Burial followed at the Tobe Combs Cemetery at Carrie under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.     Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 11, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Norman Lawrence ~  73, of South Toledo, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, at UT Medical Center. Norman was born in Topmost, KY to Mont and Canzella Combs. He moved to Michigan and worked for the Ford Motor Co for 33 years. He worked various jobs retiring in 1988 as a mask maker. He was an Old Regular Baptist and attended several churches. Norman was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman, fishing most of the lakes from Michigan to Kentucky. He was a former member of the Dundee Sportsman Club and had participated in many Bass Fishing Tournaments. Norman was preceded in death by his parents; step-mom, Luna Combs; sisters, Yvonne and Bertha; son-in-law, Barry; brothers, Normal and Arnold. Surviving is his loving wife of 30 years, Theresa Combs; children, Karen Stump, Katrina Cain, Jody (Rob) Majerowski, Dawn (Rick) Zimmerman, Jeff (Dawn) Stall and Norman (Ann) Combs II, 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; brothers, Herschel (Jean), Russell "Chad" (Greta), and Clifford (Mae) Combs; stepbrothers, Jimmy (Patty), Carson (Betty) and Eddie (Virginia) Hopkins and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Saturday at 10 a.m. Burial followed in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.  Memorial contributions are requested to be made to the American Heart Associating or to the charity of the donor's choice.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 17, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Oakley age: 83 of Mallie, passed away on November 10, 2007, at Hazard ARH.  He was born January 20, 1924 in Knott Co.  He was a Disabled coal miner & member of Mt. Zion Old Regular Baptist Church.  He was the son of the late Barm & Polly Stamper Combs and the husband of Mildred Reynolds Combs. He is survived by 2 sons: Larry (Linda) Combs of Mallie, KY, Phillip (Marlene) Combs of Clear Creek, KY; daughter: Minnie Sue (Pete) Amburgey of Pinetop, KY: grandchildren: Tracy (April) Amburgey, Katrina Amburgey, Tony Amburgey, Aaron Combs, Brent Combs, Jennifer Combs; great-grandchildren: Katie Brook Combs, Haley Dawn Combs, Hope Elizabeth Amburgey; a host of nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Leonard Combs,Elbert Combs, Ira Combs; sisters: Minnie Slone, Lizzie Slone & Mae Crase. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 13, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Old Regular Baptist Church in Hindman with Earl Mosley, Toby Breeding & Bethel Bolen officiating.  Burial followed in the Oakley Combs Cemetery at Mallie under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.      Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Ora Taylor age 91, of Sassafras, Ky., passed away Monday, July 19, 2004 at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after a long illness. She was born in Knott County, Ky. on March 15, 1913 to Floyd Taylor and Martha Pigman Taylor. She was retired school teacher. She is survived by 1 daughter- Rayma Madden Blair; 1 Sister-Herma Watts; Grandchildren- Stacy Fugate and Phillip Shane Madden; Great Grandchildren-Phillip Chase Madden, Brandon Fugate and James T. Madden. Visitation:  Hindman Funeral Services Chapel - Wednesday 07-21-2004- 6 PM to 9 PM  Funeral Service:  Smithsboro Baptist Church, Sassafras, Ky.- 1:00 PM, Thursday, 7-22-2004  Interment: Cornett Hill Cemetery - Sassafras, Ky. 

Combs, Ovah Lynn -age 52, of Letcher, Ky., died on Sun., Oct. 17, 2004, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky.  She was born on Feb. 28, 1952, the daughter of the late Ova and Irene Back Martin.   Funeral services were conducted on Thurs., October 21, at 12:00 p.m., with Bufford Combs officiating.  Arrangements were handled by Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Combs, Pearl -age 85, of Ary, Kentucky, died Wednesday, December 28, 2005, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born in Perry County, Kentucky on November 16, 1920, the son of Blaxton and Eulanda Fugate Combs. He was preceded in death by his wife: Edna; two brothers: Verdon Combs, Wes Combs; two sisters: Goldie Cocoa and Edna Ponsock. He is survived by two sons: Bobby Combs of Ary, Kentucky, Harold Combs of Michigan, two daughters: Jackie Cox of Ary and Anna Holland of Indiana; three sisters: Laverna Fugate and Janice Coleman of Michigan and Bertha Ritchie of Ohio; host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 28, at 10 a.m., at the Lower Ball United Baptist Church, with Denzil Ratliff and others officiating.   Burial followed at the Holiday Cemetery, Ary, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 4, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Phyliss Rose -age 71, of Hindman, Kentucky, died Monday, November 14, 2005 at her residence.  She was born in Hindman, Kentucky, on November 17, 1933, the daughter of William Taulbee and Hattie Cody Bailey. She is survived by her husband: Charles "Sonny" Combs, three sons: Greg Combs of Lexington, Kentucky, Mike Combs of Pikeville, Kentucky and Chris Combs of Lexington, Kentucky, one daughter: Kathy Henson of Frankfort, Kentucky; three brothers: Woodrow Bailey of Louisville, Kentucky, George Bailey of Columbus, Ohio and Jack Bailey of Hindman, Kentucky; one sister: Martha Ault of Michigan; 5 grandchildren: Charles Matthew Combs, Ashley Penn, Sarah Conkwright, Michael Blake Combs and Scott Evan Combs: one great-grandchild: Maken Smith.  Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 16, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Caudill and Rev. Jarvis Williams officiating.   Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 30, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Ray -age 84, of Gainesville, Florida, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006.  He was born in Leburn, Kentucky on July 27, 1921.He is survived by his wife: Mary of Gainesville; four sons: Scot of Marin County, California, Steve of Hollywood, Florida, David of Central Point, Oregon, Paul of Davie, Florida; two daughters: Susan Furrow of Blacklick, Ohio and Carol Stanley of Williams, Oregon; one sister: Mae Rheuble of Hindman, Kentucky and one brother Canton Combs of McCalla, Alabama; 15 grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Under the direction of Forest Meadows Funeral Home, Gainesville, Florida.  Courtesy of Hindman Funeral Services.      Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 22, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Raymond B. -age 85, of Pippa Passes, Kentucky, died Tuesday, October 3, 2006, at Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky.   He was born February 12, 1921, the son of Nathaniel and Lydia Amburgey Combs.   He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Geneva Combs; one brother: Lovel Combs.  He is survived by two sons: Ray (Willa) Combs and Randy Combs; one brother: Ivan Combs; four grandchildren: Tracey Combs, Jessie Combs, Amanda Combs and Cynthia (Bobby) Reynolds; two great grandchildren: Nicholas Reynolds and Kierston Pratt.   Funeral services were conducted October 6, at 1 pm., at Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky, with Ronnie Combs, Bob Whitaker, Bordes Slone and Clarren Williams officiating.   Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 18, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Robert -76, of Fisty, passed away June 24, 2008 at his home. He was born in Ritchie, Ky., on February 25, 1932, to Burley Combs and Catherine Jent Combs. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Leslie, A.D., S.C., Wilson and Burley Jr.; sister: Martha Sue Gibbins. He is survived by very special companion: Shirley Smith; 3 daughters: Toni Beaver, Robin Ramey, and Deanna Combs; 2 Sons- R.B. Combs and Robert Daniel Combs; 1 stepson: Jay B. Smith; brothers: Frank and Enos Combs; sisters: Dora Young, Juanita Crawford and Matilda Patrick; host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday June 27, 2008 at the Clear Creek Regular Baptist Church with John Smith and Jesse Hagans oficiating.  Burial followed at the Burley Combs Cemetery at Fisty. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 3, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Robert Lee - 89 of Route 1, Clifton Forge, died today at his residence. He was born April 18, 1902 in west Virginia, a son of the lat Phildon and Elizabeth Duley Combs. Mr. Combs was a retired carman for the C & O Railway, Co., and was a member of the Central Advent Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Sams Combs of Route 1, Clifton Forge; one daughter Lucille Combs, Jack of Clifton Forge; two sons, Melvin L. Combs of Amherst and William B. Combs of Clifton Forge; three sisters, two brothers, 18 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by one son, James E. combs. The funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home in Clifton Forge with the Rev. Donald Wrigley officiating. pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Nicely Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Central Advent Christian Cemetery.
Source: The Virginian Review July 19, 1991  Clifton Forge, Alleghany County, VA-Transcribed by Jenny P. Combs  2004

Ronald Glenn Combs, age 65, of Hindman, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013, at the St. Joseph Hospital at Lexington. He was born in Hazard on February 17, 1948, to Glenn Combs and Alice Napier Combs. He is survived by his wife: Patricia Carol Combs; son: Jameson Dean Combs; daughters: Kristel Combs Clemons and Ronda Combs Helton; son-in-law: Hank Helton; mother-in-law: Joyce Williams Bates; father-in-law: Dean Bates; granddaughter: Shelby Glenn Clemons. Funeral services for Ronald Glenn Combs will be 10AM, Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Mike Caudill and Randy Combs officiating. Burial will follow at the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Tuesday, November 26, 2013 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Savel ~ age 84, resident of Mansfield, Ohio passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2009 at his home. He was born on November 10, 1925 in Wayland, Kentucky to the late James and Louverna (Conley) Combs. He was a U.S. Navy veteran  of World War II serving honorably in the British West Indies (BWI). He graduated from Wayland High School and Mayo Joint Vocational Schools in Kentucky. He was a certified Mine Engineer/Supervisor Commonwealth of Kentucky and was an Honorary Kentucky Colonel. Savel was a machinist at Ohio Steel Tube Co., in Shelby, Ohio from 1955-1980. He was a 4 term President of USWA Local 3057 from 1960-1976. He joined the Old Regular baptist Church, Steel's Creek Church on April 4, 1954 at the baptism of Sister Belle Moore at the home of Brother Hawley Warrens. He was baptised by Brother Hawley Warrens and Brother Troy Nichols on May 2, 1954. Savel made his first attempt to preach at Little Rebecca Church in Plymouth on September 25, 1955, was then an Ordained Minister on October 15, 1960 at the Little Rebecca Church in Plymouth, by Order of Presbatry, and credentials signed by Moderator Brother H.N. Vanderpool and Clerk Brother Claude Ousley. He is survived by his wife, Nelcie (Mills) Combs whom he married on August 31, 1986; a son, Michael Leonard Combs of Troy, Ohio; step-son, Gary Mollett of Honduras; and a step-daughter, Diana Mollett Nolen of Mansfield; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Combs Slone of Cleveland, OH and Florence Mary Combs Wheeler of Lexington, OH. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah Marie (Parrigan) Combs, on April 29, 1986; son, Edmond Lee Combs on April 6, 1999; grandson, Keith Edmond Combs on September 25, 1993; parents, James and Louverna (Conley) Combs; three brothers, Kendall, Virgil and Amel Combs and a sister, Sadie Combs Gibson. Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 from 4-9 p.m. The funeral service will be at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, with Elder Hargus Tuttle officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to S.T.O.P., 1152 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, OH 44907.  Source:  Mansfield News Journal, Mansfield, Richland Co OH ` Nov 30 2009 ~ submitted by Sarah Ann Roepke

Combs, Sallie -age 84, of Hindman, died August 8, at her home. She was born in Knott County, on November 11, 1921, the daughter of John Cornett and Rhoda Madden Cornett.   She was preceded in death by her husband: Shearl; grandson: James Hart.  She is survived by 1 daughter: Shirley (Sam) hart; 1 grandson: Sammy D. Hart; 4 great-granddaughters: Tiffany, Linna, Shearl, Shannon and Molly Bea Hart; brothers: Charlie, Albert, Aaron and John M. Cornett.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, August 11, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ronnie Robinson and Don Pratt officiating.   Burial followed at the Amburgey Cemetery, in Hindman, Kentucky. Arrangements were made by the Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Combs, Samuel D.-69 of Springfield, passed away Monday, November 17 1997 in Mercy Medical Center following illness. He was born March 1 1929 in Ary, Kentucky, the son of John C. and Mahala (Godsey) Combs. Mr. Combs worked as a Carpenter for Wayne Wright Construction. He is survived by his wife, Rachel Combs; two sons, Sammie Combs of Enon, Michael Combs of Springfield; four daughters, Connie Jenkins, Catherine Keeton, Joyce Pierce, Diane Jennings, all of Springfield; three brothers, Elmer Combs of Clay City, Kentucky, Pearl combs of Clay City, Kentucky, Clifford Combs of South Carolina; sister, Anafay Hudson of Kentucky; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arille Combs; sister, Dorothy Robinson. Friends may call from 5-7 pm. Thursday in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Friday with the Rev. John Wallace officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Submitted by Karen Manns

Combs, Samuel Dennis "Tangle Hair" ~ age 59, of Fisty, died Friday, September 16, 2011, at the Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. He was born at Hindman on March 27, 1952, to Gentry Combs and Beulah Mullins Combs. He is survived by his wife: Della Amburgey Combs; 1 son: Dennis Brandon (Ashley) Combs; 2 daughters: Hope Noble and Denise (Matthew) Fugate; 1 brother: Shirl Combs; 1 sister: Debbie (Kirby) Feltner; 4 grandchildren: Justin Noble, Christian Noble, Cadence Fugate, Caylei Fugate; 1 aunt: Lorene Barger; 1 cousin: Gracie Rose.He was preceded in death by a brother: Sherman Combs.Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Richard Spencer officiating. Burial followed in the Nickles Cemetery on Big Branch at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 22, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Sandra Waukeshia ~ age 60, formally of Perry County, passed away on May 4, 2010, at her home in Speedwell, Tennessee. She is preceded in death by her father: Claude Combs. She is survived by her mother: Clydia Back Combs; 2 sons: Brandon Smith & Daniel Brashear; 1 daughter: Maria Kathleen Fugate; 1 sister: Donna Combs; 6 grandchildren: Forrest Smith, Houston Smith, Creston Smith, Tyler Baker, Lauren Baker & Chandler Baker and a host of family & friends. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2010, at Maggard's Mountain View chapel with Rev. Ellen Peach officiating.  Burial followed at the Edly Cornett Cemetery at Cornettsville under the direction of Maggard's Mountain View Chapel of Hazard.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 13, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Sherman -age 57, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, passed away December 1, 2007.  He was born on July 14, 1950 to Gentry Combs and Beulah Mae Short.  He is survived by daughters: Sharon Lamontagne and Cathy Brophy; sister: Debbie Feltner; brothers: Dennis and Sherrill Combs; grandchildren: Amanda Barnhill, Gregory Barnhill and Ashley Combs. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2007 at the Hindman Funeral Services chapel. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 12, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Sidney age 73, of Fisty, Kentucky passed away May 9, 2003 at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Knott County, Kentucky on February 10, 1930 to Bentley Combs and Eva Begley Combs. He is survived by his Wife: Janet Combs; 2 Sons - Michael Kenneth Combs and William Keith (Pat) Combs; 3 Brothers - James, Jimmy and Bobby Combs; 2 Sisters - Ethel Smith and Betty Jean McLees; 3 Grandchildren - Allison Michelle Combs, Jessica Dawn Hamilton and Eric Keith Combs. Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Saturday after 6pm with singing service at 7:30pm   Funeral Service:    Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Sunday, May 11, 2003 at 3:00pm  Interment:  Combs Cemetery - Emmalena, Kentucky         Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Combs, Spencer-- Long  Illness Fatal to Spencer Combs Spencer COMBS, 83 years old, died at his home near Smithsboro, Knott county, at 10:00 o'clock Sunday morning. He had been in declining health for three months.  Mr. Combs was a member of the Presbyterian Church and one of the best known men in Knott County. He is survived by the following children; Mrs. W.E. Mattingly and C. W. Napier of Hazard; Mrs.. Ison, of Blackey; Mrs. Mallie Hudson, of Knoxville; Mrs. Belle Sturgill, of Smithsboro; Stanley and Townsel Combs of Maytown; Robert Combs, of Vicco; and Clifton Combs of Pikeville. Funeral and burial services were conducted from the family home at 11:00 o'clock Monday. Rev. W. N. Cook of Hazard and Rev. H.L. Cockerham of Blackey were the officiating ministers
Since some of the older obits did not use the given name of the daughters, I will attempt to interpret:
Mrs. W E Mattingly (Stella Combs m William Edward Mattingly)
Mrs. C W Napier (Nancy Adeline Combs, m Calloway W Napier)
Mrs. C D Ison (Margaret Combs, m Gideon)
Mrs. Mallie Hudson ( Mallie/Mollie Combs, m. Andrew Carter Hudson)
Mrs. Belle Sturgill ( Isabelle Combs, m A J Sturgill)
Source:  Hazard Herald, May 3, 1934  Submitted by Carter Combs

Combs, Spencer, Detroit, 61, who died Monday, was born in West Virginia and lived in Detroit 15 years. He had also lived in Virginia, Aumsville and Reedsport. He was a retired logger. Surviving are daughters Kathryn Powell, Reedsport, Janet Busby, Aumsville, Shirley Flippo, West Columbia, SC., and Carolyn Riverback, Columbia, SC., son Julian, Atascadero, Calif,; brothers Dave, Idanaho, Watson, Marlington, WV., Bob, Clifton Forge, W.Va., and John of Aumsville; sisters Sarah Starks, Marlington W. Va., Mary Gillespie, Hot springs, Va., Larcina Whitman, Valparaiso, Ind. and Bertha Dean Aumsville, Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Weddle Mortuary, Stayton, Interment will be in Aumsville Cemetery.   Source: Oregon Statesman  June 12, 1974 pp 30-Transcribed by Jenny Combs  Sept 2004

Combs, Susanna -Age 91 of Raven, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2006 of natural causes at her residence. She was born August 24, 1914 at Pippa Passes, Kentucky to the late Tom & Bethany Owens Jacobs, and a stepdaughter to the late Connie Jacobs. She was a homemaker and member of Mt. Olive Old Regular Baptist Church, Pippa Passes, Kentucky.  She was preceded in death by her husband Canton Combs, parents, stepmother, one daughter : Bertha (Mable) Ousley and a host of brothers and sisters. Survivors are two sons: Herman Combs & Clinas Combs both of Raven, Kentucky, one daughter: Beth (Talmadge) Stephens of Indiana; 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren & one great-great grandchild, a host of half brothers and sisters The funeral will be held Friday, July 14, 2006 at 11 am at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 12, 2006 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the funeral home and Thursday from 6 pm to 8 pm with additional services at 7 pm. Burial will be in the Combs Cemetery, Raven, Kentucky. Pallbearers: Robbie, Ray, Brian, Mike, James & Kim.   Source: Nelson Frazier Funeral Home-Hindman, Kentucky-Posted by Connie Spurlock

Combs, Terry Lee  Jr., age 20, of Carrie, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the Carr Fork Lake. He was born in Martin on July 4, 1992, to Terry Lee Combs and Rhoda Messer Combs. He is survived by Parents: Terry and Rhoda Combs; maternal grandfather: Charlie Slone; girl friend: Paige Daniels; brother: Chance Amburgey; like and brother: Cody Gibson; sister: Kirsten Leshae; maternal aunts and uncles: Luke (Keisha) Messer, Charles Messer, Roger Messer, Clayburn Messer, Morris (Charlene) Amburgey, Sally Ann (Carlos) Everage and Mary Jane (Logan) Cornett; paternal aunts and uncles: Shannon (Jason) Fields and Corrine (Gary) Johnson; cousins: Talena Fields, Lucas Cornett, Kiley Fields, Jayla Fields, Morris Amburgey, Mattie Cornett, Hanna Messer, Allie Cornett, Austin Messer and Wesley Messer; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 30, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Kenny Salmons officiating. Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 2, 2012

Combs, Tessie Ritchie ~ age 87, of Morehead, formerly of Knott County, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at the UK Medical Center at Lexington. She was born in Fisty on April 19, 1923, to Zachary Washington Ritchie and Susan Hall Ritchie. She was preceded in death by her 1st husband - Joseph Russell Taylor; 2nd husband: John S. Combs; grandson: Ryan Cooper; sons-in-law: Larry Brown, Junior Ferguson and Walter Cooper; brothers: Sid, Roy, Austin; sisters: Beatrice, Coleen, Sally, Ina & Hazel. She is survived by 2 sons: Ronnie (Mable) Combs and Sonny (Tina) Combs; 3 daughters: Dermalene Brown, Adonis Jo Montgomery and Gloria Jean Cooper; sisters: Ada Owens and Bethel Ritchie; 12 grandchildren: Chuck Ferguson, Candace Howard, Larryn Brown, Morgan Cooper, David Montgomery, Paul Montgomery, Mike Smith, Angie Smith, Dalton Combs, MicKayla Combs, Shane Combs and Alisha Combs; 14 great grandchildren. Memorial Services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Arthur Holland officiating.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 9, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Tina Gibson ~ age 90, of Leburn, passed away October 25, 2011, at the Hospice Care Center in Hazard. She was born February 7, 1921, at Larkslane, the daughter of the late Leck & Cindy Sturgill Gibson. She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Lige Combs. She is survived by 3 sons: Billy Ray Combs of Leburn, Larry Combs of Garrett, & Claude Combs of Leburn; 6 daughters: Vivian (Joseph) Reck of Williamsburg, Ohio, Doris (Cleo) Huff of Blanchester, Ohio, Jean (Charles) Thacker, Glenna Combs, Reatha (Randy) Caudill & Marlene Combs all of Leburn; Grandchildren: Gary Reck, Jeff Reck, Bobby Reck, Kim Reck, Ken Reck, Kevin Huff, Chris Huff, Eric Combs, Jackie Combs, Jeffery Combs, Sonja Thacker, Jackie Combs & Bryant Combs, 18 Great Grandchildren & 1 Great Great Grandchild; and a host of family & friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; 2 sons: Ermal Combs & Jack Combs; 1 Grandson: Trevor Combs. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 29, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Darrell Short officiating. Burial will follow at the Combs Family Cemetery at Leburn under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 27, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Truman -age 57, of Red Rox, Ky., died on Sat., Jan. 15, 2005, at Appalachian Regional Hospital, Hazard, Ky.  He was born on July 11, 1947, in Knott County, Kentucky, the son of Martha Moore Combs and the late Larry Combs.   He was a disabled laborer.   He was preceded in death by his father; one brother, Carles Combs; and one sister, Maxine Simmons.   He is survived by two sons, Greg Combs of Michigan and Jim (Bea) Woods of South Carolina; three daughters, Lisa Combs of Michigan, Amanda Combs of Pinetop, Kentucky and Lavinda (Lamar) Caudill of Shelbyville, Indiana; two brothers, Oakie (Lin) Combs of Belleville, Michigan and Beckham Combs of Tayler, Michigan; three sisters, Alma J. Portwood, Marvis Adams and Carolyn Sue Combs, all of Red Fox, Kentucky; grandchildren, Lucianna, Justin, Caleb, Cameron and Caitailyn; a special nephew, Donnie Joe Combs and his wife, Elizabeth, and children Kasha and Tyanna; girlfriend, Kathleen Fox and children, Jimmy, Kathy, Jeff, Katie and Joseph; and a host of nieces and nephews.    Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, January 18, at 2:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Lester Joe Combs, Carlos Beverly and Larry Smith officiating. Burial followed in Cornett Hill Cemetery, Sassafras, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Combs, Virgie Hicks ~ age 87, passed away, May 21, 2010, at the Knott Co. Nursing Home in Hindman.  She was born March 19, 1922 in Knott Co. Ky. to the late Dave & Margaret Ramey Conley. She is survived by; husband: Jay Combs sons: James "Perk" (Donna) Hicks of Hindman, Bobby Ray (Myrtle Sue) Hicks of Mousie; daughter; Pauline (Robert) Conley of Ohio; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.    Preceded in death by son; Eugene Hicks daughter; Brenda Sue Hicks; brothers & sisters; Loy Troy, Robert, George, Mitchell, Russell & Kenell Conley, Stella Gayheart & Violia Preston. Funeral services were held Sunday May 23, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Ball Branch Old Regular Baptist Church, Mousie Ky.  Officiating were Chillestine Gibson & Roger Hicks.  Burial followed at the Loy Conley Cemetery, in Mousie Ky. under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman Ky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 27, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Husband or Wife: Wife of the late Jay Combs

Combs, Virginia H. ~ age, 98, died Sunday, January 23, 2011, at the Knott County Nursing Home. She was born in Floyd County on September 4, 1912, to Sip Hatcher and Maude Spencer Hatcher. She is survived by a son: Jack B. Combs; a daughter: Nancy (Roger D.) Pack; 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on  Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with John Shroll officiating. Burial followed at the John S. Combs Cemetery at Vest under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 3, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Vollie "Vodge" , age 80 of Leburn, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2006 at his residence. He was born on September 14, 1925 in Softshell, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Loss & Mandy Amburgey Combs. He was the husband of the Thelma Fugate Combs. He was a retired carpenter, coal miner and constable. He is survived by three sons: Eulis Combs & James Burton Combs both of Leburn, Kentucky and Bobby Dean (Daisy) Combs of Prestonsburg, Kentucky: one daughter Clova Jewell (Kermit) Short of Leburn, Kentucky; one brother: Gordon Combs of Leburn, Kentucky; two sisters: Hope Johnson of Lexington, Kentucky & Glo Worley of Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, special friend Roy Combs; a host of family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son John Lawson Combs; two daughters: Brenda Kay Combs & Debra Gail Combs; two brothers: James Combs & Jasper Combs, one sister: Velma "Toots" Combs. He will be missed by all that knew him. Services: At Nelson Frazier Funeral Home,125 Parks Branch Road Hindman, KY US, Monday May 22, 2006 1:00 pm  Interment: Combs Family Cemetery-Leburn, Kentucky. Source: Nelson Frazier Funeral Home

Combs, Wallace Delbert -age 79, of Lexington, Kentucky, passed away on March 27, 2006.  He was born January 29, 1927 in Anco, Kentucky to the late Arnie and William Wallace Combs.   He is survived by his sister, Flo Ann Scott of Lexington, Ky., one niece, Peggy (Pat) Foster, Lexington, Ky, two nephews, William (Joyce) Barnes also of Lexington and Richard (Misun) Watkins of Florence, Ky.   Survivors also are 3 great nephews, James Eric (Pam) Barnes of Dwarf, Ky., Matthew (Amanda) Baker of Lexington, Ky., Sgt., James Baker, San Diego, Ca., two great nieces, Michelle (Tim) Amburgey, Ary, Ky. and Krista (Tony) Trosclair of VanCleave, Ms.  Also surviving is his faithful canine companion Casper, 5 great great nephews and 5 great great nieces and many friends.  He retired after 28 years working as a tailor and presser for the Myers Department Store, Main St., Lexington, Ky.  After his retirement he worked part time at Joyland Bowling Lanes, Lexington and spent many years giving his time to the Boy Scouts.   He was a wonderful brother and the best Uncle there could be.   He was very much loved and will be greatly missed. There will be a grave side services Saturday April 1st 2:00 at the Carr Fork Cemetery, Hindman, Ky., Hindman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials can be made to Hospice of Lexington and the Lexington Humane Society.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 29, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Walter "Peg" ~ age 76 of Leburn, passed away November 14, 2011, at home. He was born October 15, 1935, in Knott County, the son of the late Kell & Ethel Hall Combs. He was the owner of Combs Wrecker Services & Member of Hindman Masonic lodger #689. He was the husband of Dean Conley Combs. He is survived by 4 sons: Cecil (Mia) Combs, Phillip Combs, David (Pam) Combs & Danny (April) Combs all of Leburn; 1 daughter: Charlotte (Butch) Hayes of Leburn; 1 granddaughter: Andrea (Ryan) Watts; 1 great grandson: Cole Marshall Watts; 3 brothers: French Combs, Orville Ray Combs & Robert Combs all of Ohio; 3 sisters: Edith Shick of Pennsylvania, Shirley Combs of Ohio & Judy Hensley of New Mexico; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 son: Charles Combs, 2 brothers: Edwin Combs & Carlos Combs. Funeral services were held Friday, November 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Mike Caudill officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 24, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, Watson-Watson A. "Pap" Combs, age 85, of Minnehaha Springs, died Saturday, July 29, 2000 at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Mr. Combs was a farmer and worked in logging and construction. he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and was a member of the Odd Fellows. He was a Baptist. Born at Warm Springs, Virginia, September 28, 1914, he was the son of the lade Fielden and Elizabeth Dooley Combs. There were fourteen children in his family. A son, Ralph Combs is deceased. Surviving are two daughters, Lucy West of Salem, Oregon, and Helen Rukavero of Dallas, Oregon, three sons: Elijah Combs of Huttonsville, Richard Combs and Kenton Combs, both of Marlinton; two sisters, Mary Gillespie of Hot Springs, Virginia and Laura Whitman of Valparaiso, Indiana; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Alderman. Burial was in the Cochran Creek Cemetery.
Source: The Pocahontas Times  August 3, 2000-Transcribed by Jenny Combs  08 Feb. 2005

Combs, William Stanford ~ age 69, passed away April 7, 2010, at Lebanon Junction, Ky.  He was a former resident of Caroway, Arkansas, and a former native of Knott Co.  He was a welder by trade, and a Baptist by faith. Survivors are; brother; Verdon Combs, of Louisville; 4 sisters; Essie Noble & Mary Napier of Ary, Louise Stacy of Little Carr, & Ethel Smith of Columbus, In.; sister-in-law; Lillian Combs of Lebanon Junction, whom cared for him, & several nieces & nephews. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday April 10, 2010, at the Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction, with Rev. Mark Harrison officiating.  Burial followed at the Hudson Cemetery, Breckinridge Co., KY. under the direction of the Kappel Funeral Home of Lebanon Junction Ky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 15, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Combs, William Vernon "Bill" -63, of Lake Havasu City AZ, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1940, in Jackson, Ky., son of the late William and Mary Combs. He formerly lived in Wattsburg and Zebulon, N.C. Retiring after 31 years, he had worked in the locomotive division of General Electric Co. He attended school in Wattsburg. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Yankees and enjoyed spending time with friends in Wendell, N.C. He also enjoyed playing slow pitch softball and golf. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Estel, Breck and Clay Combs; a half brother, Jessie Noble. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Penny L. Combs; a son, Billy Combs and his wife, Debbie, of Knightdale, N.C.; a daughter, Lois Ann Gross of Erie; a stepson, Chucky Hale of Waterford; three stepdaughters, Carrie Riesdorph and her husband, Ben, and Cindy Hale, all of Lake Havasu City, and Cathy Hale of Zebulon; two brothers, Gene Combs and his wife, Ida, of Wattsburg and Lee Combs and his wife, Donna, of Watertown, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may attend a memorial service Monday at 7 p.m. at Wattsburg Area Baptist Church, 14425 Church St. Arrangements are being handled by Lake Havasu Mortuary & Crematory, 2225 N. Kiowa Blvd. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Havasu, P.O. Box 597, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405.  Submitted by Carter Combs

Combs, Woodrow, 51 of Nettletown Addition died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Veterans Hospital in Richmond. He was born Feb 2, 1919 in Bath County, the son of the late Fielton and Elizabeth Fuller Combs. he was a resident of Clifton Forge for the past 10 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army World War II. Mr. Combs is survived by his wife, Barbara Irvine Combs, one son Douglas Woodrow Combs of Route 2 Hot Springs, two daughters: Dana Marie and Kathy Lynn Combs, both of Clifton Forge; four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Alderman of Mill Point W. VA; Mrs. Bertha Dean of Aumsville, Ind., five brothers; Watson Combs, of Minnehaha Springs, W. VA; Robert Lee Combs of Clifton Forge; Spencer, Dave and John L. Combs all of Aumsville. funeral service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Robert Hughes. Interment will be at Central Advent Christian Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be nephews of the deceased. Honorary pallbearers will be selected from friends who attend the service. The family will receive friends Thursday night at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 o'clock.
Source: The Daily Review, April 29, 1970   Clifton Forge, Alleghany County VA
Transcribed by John P. Combs 2004-Submitted by Jenny Combs

Compton, Audrey Verda ~ age 86, of Hindman, passed away November 8, 2011, at Nicholasville. She was born in Hindman on April 25, 1925 to Mose Miller and Dicie Hays Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband: Ed Compton. She is survived by 2 sons: Lynn (Becky) Compton and Woody (Sadie) Compton; sister: Macie Galloway; grandchildren: Joey (Kerry) Compton, Brent (Nichole Hicks) Compton, Sherry (John) Bourne and Bradley (Raggin) Compton; great grandchildren: Kirstie, Caleb, Sydney, Jonathon, Kenton, Logan and Nate. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Mike Caudill, Ricky Smith and Jesse Acosta officiating. Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 17, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Compton, Charles H. 78 of Xenia passed away on Sat, Sept 13, 2003at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was born July 22, 1925 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, son of John H. and Etta Mae (Harris) Compton. Charles was a World War II veteran having served in the Army Air Force and retired from General Motors after 37 years, where he was an inspector.   Charles was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Pauline (Burns) Compton of 56 years; a son Garry Compton and Sharon Miller of Dayton; a sister Chloe Land of Virginia; grandchildren Shelley (Thomas) Kanomata of Lewisburg, Tracy (Dave) Stump of Dayton and Christy (Joshua) Lee of Kettering; great-grandchildren, Nicole Ashley, Matthew and Caleb Kanomata and Sarah and Alyssa Stump; and other extended family members and friends.   He is preceded in death by his parents a sister, Alice Jordan and two brothers Homer Compton and Russell Compton. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tues Sept 16. 2003 at McColaugh Funeral Home 826 N. Detroit St, Xenia, OH. A funeral service will be held Wed Sept 17, 2003 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial is in the Woodland Cemetery, Xenia, Ohio.   Source:  Fairborn Daily Herald, September 15, 2003 -- Submitted by Donald Givens

Compton, Pauline --age 57, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died on Sun., Aug. 1, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky.  She was born on Nov. 16, 1946, the daughter of Laudie Watkins Prater of Prestonsburg, Ky. and the late Herbert Prater.  Funeral services were conducted on Wed., Aug. 4, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Bobby Joe Spencer officiating.  Burial followed in Prater Family Cemetery, at Middle Creek, Prestonsburg, KY., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

Conley, Alice--Age 89 of Mousie, died Wednesday, December 8, 1999, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She was born in Mousie, on July 16, 1910, the daughter of Madison Campbell and Rhoda Wicker Campbell. She was preceded in death by her husband Ballard Conley.  She is survived by five sons, Wayne Conley of Leburn, Martin Conley of Huntsville, Alabama, Claude Conley of Mousie, Clarence Conley of Utica, Ohio, and Billy Mitchell Conley of Morristown, Tennessee, two daughters: Wanda Louise Owens and Aileen Wicker, both of Mousie,  three sisters: Melissa Martin of Martin, Dealie Kunkle of Hindman, and Della Martin  of Florida; 17 grandchildren and 1- great grand-children.  Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 10, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Roger Hicks, Coy Combs and Ralph Howard Officiating.  Burial was  in the Smith Cemetery at Mousie.   Submitted by Chris Owens

Conley, Avery 69, of LaGrange, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Life Care Center of LaGrange. He moved to LaGrange County from Kentucky in 1950, and had retired from Skyline Corp. of Howe.  He was born July 24, 1934, in Knott County, Ky., to John “Cooney” and Ada (Collins) Conley. On Dec. 31, 1955, in LaGrange, he married Rozella Terry, and she survives. Also surviving are five daughters, Joan Rasler of Orland, Kathy Reuben of Andover, Minn., Vicky Lynn Conley of Angola, Bridgett Conley of Howe and Myra T.Conley of LaGrange; six sisters, Audrey Downing of Wolcottville, Zola Ramey of Helmer, Wanita Messer of Kendallville, Ileen Bolen of Stroh, Lorene Penick of Pleasant Lake and Geneva Clinger of South Milford; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Hawlie and Donald Conley, are deceased. Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Five Corners Baptist Church in Wolcottville, with the Rev. Clarence Combs and the Rev. Leburn Combs officiating. Calling will be Monday from 2-8 p.m at the church. Burial will be in Lake Bethel Cemetery, LaGrange. Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements
Source: The News Sun Paper:=-Submitted by Sherie Corbett

Conley, Bert ~ age 85 of Garrett, passed away December 28, 2009, at the Pikeville Medical Center.  He was born March 24, 1924, in Floyd Co., the son of the late Melvin & Louranie Huff Conley.  He was a disabled LKLP worker & a member of the Rock Fork Old Regular Baptist Church at Garrett.  He was the husband of Alene Moore Conley. He is survived by his wife & 2 sons: Steve (Edna) Conley of Garrett, and Don (Liz) Hicks of Jackson, Ohio; 1 daughter: Pam (Bill) Young of Garrett; 5 grandchildren: Jamie Conley, Jason  Conley, Mendy Smith, Teresa Evans & Brian Hicks and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday, December 31, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Rock Fork Old Regular Baptist Church at Garrett with Jerry Manns, Bethel Bolen & others officiating.  Burial followed at the Conley Cemetery at Garrett under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 7, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Bordie ~ age 85 of Wayland, passed away July 21, 2009, at home.  He was born September 21, 1923, at Vest.  He was a retired W. VA. Gas Company Supervisor, a member of the Garrett D.A.V. & a member of the Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church at Estill.  He was the son of the late Jay & Dovie Conley and the husband of the late Loreda Conley. He is survived by 1 son: Gary Conley, of Wayland; 1 brother: Raymond Conley, of Mousie; 2 grandsons: Gary (Tommy) Conley, of Mousie, & John Conley of Atlanta, Georgia.   He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers: Gardie & Jay Jr. Conley; 4 sisters: Alpha Conley, Kaun Combs, Goldie Johnson & Glad Sandlin.  Funeral services were held Friday, July 24, 2009, at 1 p.m. at The Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church at Estill.  Burial followed at the Conley Cemetery, at Estill under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 30, 2009 ~  Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Cleon ~ age 58, of Fisty, passed away May 11, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Perry County on October 17, 1951, to Willard Conley and Juanita Combs Conley. He is survived by his mother: Juanita Conley; 1 Niece - Angel Dawn Conley. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2010, at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Mike Caudill officiating. Burial will follow at Fisty Cemetery at Fisty under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 20, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Cline- age 66, of South Milford, died Thursday, September 11, 2008,  from pancreatic cancer with his family by his side at Parkview-LaGrange  Hospital.  Mr. Conley was born in Knott County, Kentucky on May 14, 1942 to Rev. Golden  and Mae (Handshoe) Conley and came to Indiana in 1954.  He was first married to Anna L. Everage on April 7, 1961 in Stroh, Indiana.  She preceded his death January 6, 1995. He later married Joyce Ann Chaffins on October 4, 1997 at Community Baptist Church near Wolcottville.  Cline retired from Ross Laboratories in Sturgis, Michigan in 1995 after 17  years there as a senior process operator. Before that, he worked at Starcraft in  Topeka for 14 years.  Cline was a member of the Community Baptist Church where he enjoyed his  church family. He also enjoyed deer hunting and fishing with his friends and  listening to Bluegrass Gospel music.  Survivors include: His wife, Joyce Conley of South Milford. Son, Rick Conley  of South Milford. Daughter, Barbara (Conley) Bley of South Milford. One  grandson, Travis Tons of South Milford. Stepson, Mike and Theresa Hale of  Albion. Stepson, Gregory Hale of Angola. Stepson, Christopher and Christina Hale  of Kendallville. Stepdaughter, Lisa and Ron Mack of Avilla.  17 step grandchildren and 8 step great grandchildren.  Brother, Willie and Wilma Conley of Stroh. Sister, Jean and Bob McNamara of  Stroh. Sister, Uthelene and David Shomaker of Avilla.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Finley Conley and  Herman Conley.  Visitation will be Sunday, 9-14-08, from 3:00-7:00pm at Hite Funeral Home in  Kendallville.  Funeral Services will be Monday, 9-15-08, at 1:00pm at Community Baptist  Church near Wolcottville. There will also be an hour of visitation before the  funeral service on Monday. Officiating the funeral service will be Rev. Leburn  Combs and Rev. Willie Collins. Burial will be at Woodruff Cemetery in LaGrange County, Indiana.  Casketbearers will be Travis Tons, DeWayne Hale, Chris Hale, Greg Hale,  Lawrence Shepherd and Ron Mack. Honorary Bearers will be Jimmy Canley, Finley  Conley and Edward Bolen.  Preferred Memorials may be made to the Community Baptist Church.  Arrangements Are By: Hite Funeral Home – 403South Main Street - Kendallville, Indiana 46755 Brian DeCamp  Posted by Loren Calhoun

Conley, Cordelia ~ age 94 of Hueysville, passed away November 29, 2010, at home.  She was born July 9, 1916, in Magoffin Co., the daughter of the late James R. & Maudie Hale Layne.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Hueysville Church of Christ and the wife of the late Milton Conley. She is survived by Children:  Milton (Shirley) Conley Jr. of Kite, Carmel Ray (Brenda) Conley of Hyesville, Carl (Faye) Conley of Hueysville, Alan (Dalphina Lynn) Conley of Hueysville, Roger (Linda) Conley of Hueysville, Jackie Conley (Dockie) Prater of Eastern, Velma Hall of Willard, Ohio & Belva (the late George) Vanover of Auxier; Daughters-in-law; Shelby Conley Anderson of Hindman, & Saundra Conley of Hueysville; Brother & Sister: Samuel Layne of Willard, Ohio & Mary Gullett of Russell; 24 Grandchildren, 33 Great Grandchildren & 1 Great Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; Husband; Sons: James Clayton Conley & Elwood Conley; Brothers & Sisters: Elbert Layne, James R. Layne, Leland Layne, Julie Martin & Polly Hicks. Funeral services were held Thursday, December 2, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin with Chester Varney officiating.  Burial followed at the Duncan Cemetery at Hueysville under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 2, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Emma Jean ~ age 62, of Columbus. Ohio, formerly of Knott County. Kentucky, died on Wednesday. January 21, 2004. at her home. She was born on January 5, 1942.in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of Mitchell Combs and Louanna Stamper Combs. She is survived by her husband, lemon Conley; mother, Louanna Combs; one son, Cleo (Jeana M.) Conley and one daughter, Janet Conley (Paul) Taylor. both of Columbus, Ohio; six brothers, Buford, Wayne, Joe, Gary. Johnny and Burms Combs' two sisters, Faye Hall and Dorothy Taylor; four grandchildren, Ryan "Punky" Conley. Jeremy Taylor. Jacob Taylor and Cleo Michael Conley; and host of nieces and nephews, Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, January 24, at 10:~am Ball Fork Regular Baptist Church, with Coy Combs, Burton Ratliff and Chillestene Gibson officiating. Burial followed in Conley Cemetery. Mousie, Kentucky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Ky.
Source: Troublesome Creek Times Jan 28, 2004

Conley, Geneva ‘Nevy’ Slone : b.Jan.15,1945  d. March 1,1996 Daughter of Elbert Slone and Ellen Caudill Slone   Brothers: Carlos Slone, Bert Slone, Tom Thornsberry, .Normes Thornsberry Sisters: Betty Jean Slone, Cornelia ‘Neal’ Thornsberry Hall Burial: Monday March 4,1996 @ 10 am Hindman Funeral Home Chapel Interment: Slone Family Cemetery Hollybush, Ky.     Source:  Joan Hall

Conley, Howard R. "Tim" age 66, of Prestonsburg, Ky., passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2004, at Kings' Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky.  He was a disabled city employee, a U.S. Army veteran, and attended the Katy Friend Freewill Baptist Church in Prestonsburg.  He was born in Water Gap, Ky., on May 18, 1938, to the late George and Darcus Branham Conley.  The funeral took place on Sunday, September 19, 2004, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Ky., with Glenn Hayes officiating.  Burial was in the Mayo Cemetery in Prestonsburg, Ky.  Arrangements by the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Ky.     Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Conley, Hattie Patton -age 87, of Leburn, Kentucky, died on Monday, December 27, 2004, at Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on February 9, 1917, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Bill and Alice Slone Patton. She was retired from the Knott County Board of Education, after twenty-three years of serving as a cook at Hindman Elementary. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Clarence Conley; two daughters, Clarlene Cornett and Shernon Conley; four brothers, Ed Patton, Jay Patton, Carl Patton and Langley Patton; and three sisters, Stella Bolen, Nora Nutter and Francis May.  She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Sheldon (Elizabeth) Conley, Tom (Elois) Conley, Herman (Lois) Conley and Thurman (Sandra) Conley, all of Leburn, Kentucky; four daughters and sons-in-law, Shelby Jean "Dean" (Walter Peg) Combs and Gerldine (Ben Jr.) Click, both of Leburn, Kentucky, Darlene (Manuel) Slone of Hindman, Kentucky and Maxine (Kenneth) Ritchie of Fisty, Kentucky; one brother, Marcus Patton of Paintsville, Kentucky; twenty-three grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, December 30, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Coy Combs and Roger Hicks officiating.  Burial followed in Travis Combs Cemetery, Leburn, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Conley, Henrietta Slone -age 58 of Kite, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Pikeville Medical Center. She was a teacher at the James Still Learning Center in Hindman and the daughter of the late Vertis and Monnie Slone. She as the wife of Milton Conley.
She is survived by 1 son: Mathew (Karis) Conley of Kite; 1 daughter: Kimberly Shane (Brian) Thornsberry of Kite; 3 sisters: Loretta (Bobby) Blanton of Dema, Wilma (Terry) Caudill of Topmost, and Edith Mae (Jr.) Ritchie of Kite; 3 grandchildren: Tyler Rex Thornsberry, Lindsey Brianne Thornsberry, and Matthew Paxton Conley; 3 special nephews: Rodney Blake Hunter, Ethan Mane Hunter, and Noah Chase Parman; and a host of family and friends. Funeral services were held Monday, July 2, 2007, at 10 a.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman. Burial followed at the Elmo Thornsberry Cemetery at Kite under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 4, 2007 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*DATE OF BIRTH: DECEMBER 25, 1948 PLACE: KITE, KENTUCKY

Conley, Hollie, Judge ~  of Garrett died Sunday, January 11, 2009, in Illinois. He was born to Willis and Mimia Conley January 14, 1921. He was preceded in death by his wife Minnie Martin Conley, his parents, his brothers Haden and Clyde Conley, sisters Inez Cox and Edna Everidge.     Surviving are sisters Sallie (Victor) Scherrer of Alexandria, Virginia and Bessie (Homer) Draughn of Lexington, Kentucky. In addition he is survived by son Hollie Martin Conley of New York, daughters Judelle Conley of Lexington, Danise (Mark) White of Virginia and Melanie (Ron) Warfield of Illinois. He was a fun loving grandfather to Scott, Robb and Leah Warfield, Holly (Bo) Renes, Chad (Alyssa) White and Rebecca White. Also surviving are 7 great grandchildren. Judge Conley was a graduate of Alice Lloyd College, University of Kentucky and Duke University Law School. He served in the US Navy during World War II, was Floyd County Attorney and Commonwealths Attorney before serving for 28 years as Judge of the Circuit Court. Judge Conley and his wife Minnie owned and operated Conleys Ky Food Store in Garrett for more than 40 years. Judge Conley lived with a passion for life: a passion for hunting, a passion for Ky sports, a passion for serving the customers at Conley's Ky Food Store, a passion for being fair and equal as a judge and a passion for his family. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 17, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home in Martin.  Burial followed at the Mimia Conley Cemetery at Hueysville. Memorials may be made to the Hollie Conley scholarship fund at Alice Lloyd College Pippa Passes, Ky. 41844. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 22, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Ida ~ age 92, of Leburn, Kentucky, passed away September 29, 2009 at the Knott County Nursing Home. She was born in Knott County on February 14, 1917 to Sam Holland and Callie Pelfrey Holland. She was preceded in death by her Husband - Loyan Conley. She is survived by daughter: Marlene Conley; son: Larry Calhoun; grandchildren: Jonathan, Joshua and Justin Calhoun; sister: Edna Bowling. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on, Saturday, October 3, 2009, at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Bill Kirby officiating. Burial followed at Williams Cemetery at Leburn under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 8, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Inez ~ age 87, of Kendallville, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at her home. She was born in Knott County on November 18, 1923, to Wade Ritchie and Mary Ellen Wooten Ritchie. She was preceded in death by husband: Pearl Conley; grandchild: Pearl Conley; great grandson: Jackie Lee Short; sisters: Bonnie Bloomer, Ottie Mae Prater, Maxine Tucker, Annie Lee White; brother: Buddy Ritchie. She leaves to mourn her passing her son: James Conley, William Conley and Eugene (Rose) Conley; daughter: Mary Lee (Rev. Emory) Gibson; sister: Rosie (Bill) Shepherd; sister-in-law: Marcy Ritchie; 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Glenn Patrick and Emory Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at Combs Cemetery at Emmalena under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 21, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, James Estill "Redi" ~ age 85 of Athens, Alabama, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, passed away October 9, 2011, in Decatur, Alabama. He was born June 7, 1926, at Estill, Ky., the son of the late Sam & Emma Vanhoose Conley. He was an employee for Inland Steel Co., and a member of the Little Nancy Old Regular Baptist Church at Hi Hat. He was the husband of the late Alice May Compton Conley. He is survived by 1 son: Jimmy Michael (Suzanne) Conley of Athens, AL; 4 brothers: Herman Conley, Don Conley, Cecil Conley and Edward Conley; 2 sisters: Willa Bentley & June Hemphill; 4 grandchildren: JoAnna (Michael) Flota, Elizabeth (Mark) Christie, Bethany Smith-Conley & Anthony Smith and 6 great grandchildren: Briley Christie, MaKayla Christie, Haley LaBelle, Alyssa LaBelle, Neveah Smith & Anthony Smith. He was preceded in death by 1 brother: Burt Conley; sister: Beatrice Conley and one grandchild: Constance LaBelle. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 15, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin. Burial followed at the Little Cemetery at Price under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 20, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Juanita ~ age 84, of Fisty, Ky., passed away on Tuesday June 22, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Fisty on February 5, 1926 to Samuel & Grace Gibson Combs. She was the wife of the late Willard Conley. She is survived by her granddaughter: Angel Dawn Conley; brothers: Ken and Andy Combs; sister: Rose Mary Kelley. She was preceded in death by her husband & parents; sons: Odell & Cleon Conley; brother: Ivis Combs. Funeral services were held Saturday June 26, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Arthur Holland officiating. Burial followed at Fisty Cemetery at Fisty, Ky. under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 1, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Jimmy Jr., 41 of Van Lear, was dead on arrival at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Tuesday, July 15, 2003.  Born October 24, 1961, in Hindman, he was the son of Olive Slone Conley of Richmond and the late Jimmie Conley. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Frankie Boyd Conley.  Other survivors include a son, Brandon Conley of Meally a daughter, Susan Conley of Louisville; a stepson, Kenneth Martin Asher of Pikeville; a step-daughter Stacey Kidd of Lexington; maternal grandmother, Vina Hall Slone of Wayland; a brother, Keith Conley (Wife, Lynn) of Richmond; three grandchildren, Chelsea, Bubby and Emily; a niece, Kathina; three aunts, five uncles and several cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; his paternal; grandparents and his maternal grandfather. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 18, at 2 p.m. at the Church of Christ (Arkansas Creek) Martin, with Ronnie Samons officiating. Burial will be in the Boyd Cemetery at Arkansas Creek in Martin under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.Visitation is at the church. Source: The Floyd County Times, Friday, July 18, 2003

Conley, Leck- Ill for some time, Leck Conley, 74 of Dry Run, died at 12:30 Monday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Robert L. Allen, 1906 Charles St.  Born Feb. 24, 1878 at Prestonsburg, Ky., Mrs. Conley was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Conley.  On Sept 28, 1903 he was married to the former Mary Shepherd who preceded him in death 19 years ago. Surviving are seven daughters, Mrs. Allen, at whose home he died, Mrs. German Hopkins of Waverly, Mrs. Jack Gregorac of Cleveland, Mrs. Roy Hayslip of Lorain, Mrs. Earl Carman of Cincinnati, Mrs. Ed Gulick of Buena Vista Pk. and Mrs. Clarence Englebrecht, 708 Ninth St.: four sons, William of Newark, Troy of Lorain and Ellis and Arthur, both of Mt. Sterling and 37 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Daehler Funeral Home Rev. Sandy Phillips will officiate and burial will be in Dry Run Cemetery.  The body remains at the funeral home. Source: Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1952-Transcribed by Bruce Logan, Jr.

Conley, Mae -age 86 of Avilla, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, passed away march 25, 2007, in Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville, Indiana.  She was born April 15, 1920, the daughter of Jack and Lona Bailey Handshoe.  She moved to Stroh, Indiana in 1954 and resided there until 5 years ago, when she moved to Provena Sacred Heart Home.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Helmer Independent Baptist Church.  Her husband, Reverend Golden Conley, preceded her in death on April 20, 1976, after 40 years of marriage. She is survived by 2 sons: Willie (Wilma) Conley of LaGrange, and Cline (Joyce) Conley of Wolcottville; 2 daughters: Uthelnene (David) Schomaker of Avilla and Jean McNamara of Stroh; 1 sister: Bertha Conley of Avilla; 2 half-sisters: Glenna Gibson and Myrtle Bailey both of Ky.; granddaughter and caretaker Brenda Lash of Avilla, 12 other grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.   Funeral services were held Wednesday, march 28, 2007, at 1 p.m. at the Helmer Independent Baptist Church in Helmer, Ind., with Pastor Glenn Patrick and Rick Davis officiating.  Burial was in the Woodruff Cemetery in Helmer.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 28, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Marion "Hooger" -age 88, of Garner, Kentucky died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Kentucky. He was born August 28, 1916, the son of the late Willie Bunker and Martha Ramey Conley.  He was preceded in death by his first wife: Cora; 2 sons: Truman and James.  He is survived by his wife: Norsie: 7 sons: Jimmy (Phyllis), Clyde (Linda), Paul Ancil (Mary), Darrell (Velma), Mike (Janice), Roy (Maglenda) and Pat (Connie) Conley; 4 daughters: Betty Jo (Ray) Watts, Dorothy Hale, Oreda (Haskel) Hall and Reba Sue (Kenneth) Kunkly; 1 brother: Melvin Conley; 2 sisters: Beatrice Collins and Hester Scott: 1 daughter-in-law: Shirley Conley; host of grandchildren; great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Friday, April 8, at 11 a.m. at the Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church, with Roger Hicks and Ralph Howard officiating. Burial followed at the Marion Conley Cemetery, Mousie, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Conley, Melvin -age 85, of Mousie, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at his home. He was born in Mousie on December 19, 1922, to Willie B. Conley and Martha Ramey Conley. He was preceded in death by his wife: Crettie Conley; son: Meritt Conley; grandson: Heath; great granddaughter: Ashley. He is survived by 1 son: Larry (Linda) Conley; 4 daughters: Anna Lee (Wilburn) Conley, Annis Ashley Brown, Reta Faye (David) Smith and Tammy (Ricky) Thomas; daughter-in-law: Kay Conley; sisters: Hester Scott and Beatrice Collins.     Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at the Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church with Roger Hicks, Ralph Howard and Kelly Slone officiating. Burial followed at the Loy Conley Cemetery at Mousie. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 25, 2008-Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Meritt -age 60, of Lexington, Ky, formerly of Hindman, Ky., passed away Thursday, September 27, 2007 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He was born in Knott County, Kentucky on June 12, 1947 to Melvin Conley and Crettie Collins Conley. He is survived by his wife-Kay Combs Conley; Father-Melvin Conley; Daughter-Kirston (Joe) Morgan; Son-Brady Conley; Sisters-Anna Lee (Wilburn) Conley, Annis Mae Brown, Rita Faye (David) Smith and Tammy (Ricky) Thomas; Brother-Larry (Linda) Conley; 1 Granddaughter-Kaydee Elizabeth Morgan. Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2007 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Officiating ministers were John Schroll and Odell Beauchamp. Burial followed in the Gayheart Cemetery at Garner, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 3, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*He was preceded in death by his mother: Crettie Conley; 1 son: Heath Conley. He is survived by his wife: Kay Conley; father: Melvin Conley; 2 children: Brady Conley and Kirston (Joe) Morgan; 1 brother: Larry (Linda) Conley; 4 sisters: Anna Lee (Wilbur) Conley, Annis Mae Ashley Brown, Rita Faye (David) Smith and Tammy (Ricky) Thomas; 1 grandchild: Kaydee Elizabeth Morgan.

Conley, Odell -age 59, of Fisty, Kentucky, died Monday, February 29, 2006, at Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born November 6, 1946, the son of Juanita Combs Conley and the late Willard Conley.  He is survived by his mother; wife: Pauline Combs Conley; one daughter: Angel Dawn Conley of Richmond, Kentucky; one step-son: Paul Combs of Clear Creek, Kentucky, one brother: Cleon Conley of Hindman, Kentucky; two step-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 23, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Bethel Bolen and Johnny Patrick officiating.   Burial will follow in the Fisty Cemetery, Fisty, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   *Date of death as shown in newspaper.  Today's date is 2/25/2006--dlt
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 22, 2006--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Phyllis Smith -age 62, of Mousie, Kentucky, died on Sunday, April 24, 2005, at her home.  She was born on November 18, 1942, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Dennis and Herma Huff Smith.  She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Mark Jason Conley; two brothers, Elmer Ray Smith and Darrell Smith; and one sister, Collene Smith.  She is survived by her husband, Jimmy L. Conley of Mousie, Kentucky; one son, Kevin (Cheryl) Conley of Mousie, Kentucky; one daughter, Sherri (Brian) Mullins of Pinetop, Kentucky; one brother, Randall Smith of Maysville, Kentucky; five sisters, Faye Wicker of Peru, Indiana, Joyce Watts of Mousie, Kentucky, Jessie Cornett and June Conley, both of Hindman, Kentucky, and Brenda Kay Brewer of Hazard, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Ashley Conley, Brooke Conley, Zack Mullins and Meagan Mullins.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Jerry Manns and Gary Compton officiating.  Burial followed in Smith Family Cemetery, at Ball Branch, Mousie, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Conley, Robert -age 91, of Leburn, Kentucky, died Sunday, October 16, 2005, at Hazard Nursing Home, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born November 28, 1913, the son of the late Dave and Margaret Ramey Conley. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son: Clarence Conley; two daughters: Charlene (Monroe) Cornett and Shernon Conley; six brothers: Loy Conley, Troy Conley, Mitchel Conley, George Conley, Kennell Conley and Russell Conley; one sister: Viola Hanger. He is survived by four sons: Sheldon (Elizabeth) Conley, Tom (Elois) Conley, Therman (Sandy) Conley and Herman (Lois) Conley all of Leburn, Kentucky; four daughters: Shelby Jean "Dean" Combs and Geraldine (Ben Jr.) Click both of Leburn, Kentucky, Darlene (Manuel) Slone of Hindman, Kentucky and Maxine (Kenneth) Ritchie of Fisty, Kentucky; two sisters: Stella Gayheart of Hindman, Kentucky and Virgie Combs of Mousie, Kentucky; 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 19, at 1 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Roger Hicks and Coy Combs officiating.   Burial will follow in the Travis Combs Cemetery, Leburn, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 19, 2005--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Sada age 77 of Lima, Ohio, passed away July 20, 2007, at Lima Memorial Health Systems. She was born November 25, 1929, in Logan, WV. She was married for 53 years to Merit Conley until his death in2003.She is survived by 3 dons: Jeff (Karen) Conley of Lima, OH., Orville (Carla) Conley of Columbus Grove, Oh., and Merit Michael Conley of McGuffey, Oh.; 5 daughters: Doris Nelson of Franklinville, NC, Donna (Roger) Castle of Ada, Oh., Sandra (Troy) Bailey of Ada, Oh., Peggy (Mike) Baker of Lima, Oh., and Terry (Grover) Van Hoose of Fostoria, Oh.; 1brother John (Lana) Evans of Richfield, Oh.; 1 sister: Barbara Fitch of Lakeland, Fl.; 19 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Funeral services were held Monday, July 23, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home at Alger, Ohio. Burial followed in the Preston Cemetery at Alger, Ohio. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 25, 2007--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Stella Thomas -  Age 96, of Mousie, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2004 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Knott County, Kentucky on February 11, 1908 to B.T. Thomas and Mandy Collins Thomas. She was preceded in death by her Husband - George Conley; Daughter - Flossie Terry; Sisters - Flora Conley, Lora Conley and Eva Hicks. She is survived by 5 Sons - Chan (Parrott) Conley of Columbus, Ohio, Freemon (Dorothy) Conley of Laurelville, Ohio, Clemon Conley of Columbus, Ohio, Ancil (Brenda) Conley of Garner, Kentucky and Norman (Louise) Conley of Mousie, Kentucky; 4 Daughters - Sherdo Nickles of Lima, Ohio, Larcenia Terry of Chicago, Illinois, Evelyn (Ernie) Thompson of Lancaster, Ohio and Berneice (Mike) Holliday of Carrie, Kentucky; 1 Brother - Ellis Thomas of Mousie, Kentucky; 2 Sisters - Clara Combs of Mousie, Kentucky and Oma Sturgill of Somerset, Kentucky; 29 Grandchildren, 78 Great Grandchildren and 14 Great Great Grandchildren. Visitation:     Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Thursday after 6pm and all day Friday with services each evening at 7pm.  Funeral Service:    Ball Fork Regular Baptist Church, Saturday, April 10, 2004 at 11:00am, with Coy Combs, Chilistine Gibson and Burton Ratliff officiating. Interment:  Conley Cemetery - Mousie, Kentucky  Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson   Lynda's note: Who was Clara married to??

Conley, Stewart ~ age 89, of Riverside, OH, passed away October 19, 2009. Stewart was born in Knott County, KY on January 2, 1920 to the late Jack and Sallie Stamper Conley. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers, 2 sisters and his loving wife Pearl of 58 years. Stewart retired from Harrison Radiator after 30 years. He was a veteran of WWII in the U.S. Army and a PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR. He was a long standing member of the Knollwood Church of Christ. Stewart brought a lot of joy to his surviving family. He loved to play his electric guitar and lap steel guitar. He was a lover of animals. Funeral services will be held 12 noon October 22, 2009 at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME- BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. at Grange Hall Rd. Randy Blackabee officiating. Interment Valley View Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 AM - 12 Noon. Contributions may be made to SICSA or the Humane Society in his memory
Source: The Dayton OH Daily News 21 October 2009 ~ Posted by Kandy Back Agee

Conley, Vertie C. -age 100, of Logan, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, passed away October 9, 2008 at her home. She was born in Knott County on October 8, 1908 to Dolf Pigman and Nonnie Hayes Pigman. She was preceded in death by her husband - Coet Conley. She is survived by 2 sons: Merle (Judy) Conley and Lowell (Nancy) Conley; daughter: Carolyn Lewis, wife of the late Fred Lewis; stepson: Carlos Conley; 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.     Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Jim Watkins officiating. Burial followed at the John Wesley Hayes Cemetery at Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 16, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conley, Virgie -age 104, of Rock Fork, at Garrett, Kentucky, died on Saturday, October 2, 2004, at the Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman, Kentucky.  She was born on June 3, 1900, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of William Jefferson Chaffins and Emmaline Hicks Chaffins. She was a homemaker.  She was baptized in 1949 and was a member of the former Free and Independent Baptist Church of Garner, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Conley who died on March 1966; by one son Elmer Conley; one daughter, Girlie Chaffins, four brothers, Sealand, Leland, Oliver, Ivon Chaffins; and six sisters, Samantha Moore, Savanah Chaffins, Girlie Conley, Marie O'Grady, Cassie Lambert, and Ocie Lambert.  She is survived by three sons, Irland "Pivot" Conley (and his wife Olive) of Hindman, Kentucky, Hubert Conley (and his wife Cassie) of Willard, Ohio, and Monte Conley (and his wife Ann) of Albion, Indiana; a daughter-in-law, Artie Conley of Willard, Ohio; and a sister, Thelma Chaffins of Wayland, Kentucky; Six grandsons, Gary Conley (and his wife June) of Hindman, Kentucky, Larry Conley (and his wife Gaynelle) of Corbin, Kentucky, Tim Conley (and his wife Laurie) of Willard, Ohio, David Conley (and his wife Kelly) of Breeze, Illinois, Darrell Chaffins (and his wife Rose) of Garrett, Kentucky and Rob Conley (and his wife Tina) of Avilla, Indiana;  Six granddaughters, Mary Lynne Walters of Hindman, Kentucky, Brenda Blair (and her husband Henry) of Mansfield, Ohio, Nella Fay Chaffins of Rock Fork, Kentucky, Carol Shepherd (and her husband Danny) of Rock Fork, Kentucky, Sherry Conley of Albion, Indiana, and Jennifer Schoeff (and her husband Col. Richard Schoeff) of Sellersburg, Indiana; Thirteen great-grandchildren, Eric N. Conley (and his wife Belinda) of Pikeville, Kentucky, Erin McIlrath (and her husband Mike) of Owingsville, Kentucky, Drury Walters of Hindman, Kentucky, Katie Conley of Corbin, Kentucky, Michelle Filbrick, Danielle Schutz and Lance Schultz, all of Mansfield, Ohio; Camden Conley of Breeze, Illinois, Tammy Shepherd (and her husband Tim) of Rock Fork, Kentucky, Kelvin Chaffins (and his wife Penny) of Garrett, Kentucky, Wade and Caitlin Schoeff, both of Sellersburg, Indiana, and Amber LeFevbre of Avilla, Indiana; Seven great-great grandchildren, Gabriel and Ava McIlrath, both of Owingsville, Kentucky, Karys and Olivia Conley, both of Pikeville, Kentucky, Natasha and Lakeesha Shepherd, both of Rock Fork, Kentucky, and Kevin Chaffins of Garrett, Kentucky; And a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, who mourn her passing and who honor and rejoice in her long life here on earth and her new life in heaven.  Our Mammaw    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Conn, Ann -age 51 of Hueysville, passed away on May 28, 2008, at home.  She was born on February 12, 1957.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2008, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.  Burial followed at the Harold Conn Cemetery at Printer under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times--Thursday, June 5, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: The late Wanda Conn Ratliff ; Husband or Wife: Wife of the late Perry Conn ; Other Survivors: One Son: Terry Conn (Tina), of Van Lear; One Step Son: Michael Crum, of Allen, Ky; One Daughter: Debra Stewart (Scott), of Paintsville, Ky; One Brother: James B. Ratliff, of Dwale, Ky; One Sister: Deborah Kilburn, of Monticello, Ky; Four Grandchildren: Logan Conn, Megan Conn, Jenna Crum & Johanna Crum; Deceased Relatives: Husband; Mother; One Granddaughter: Brandi Kidd

Conn, Dakota Crum -age 84, of Arkansas Creek, Martin, Ky., died on Mon., Dec. 6, 2004, at the home of Woodrow Crum. He was born on March 6, 1920, the son of the late Bud Adkins and Cora Spears Adkins. Funeral services were conducted on Fri., Dec. 10, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Donnie Hall, Frank Salisburg, and others officiating.  Burial followed in Johnny Adkins Cemetery, at Arkansas Creek, Martin, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Conn, George Faye Hall -age 54 of Martin, Ky. passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2007 at her home. She was born September 18, 1953 to Sarah Katherine Osborne Hall of Martin and the late Wiley Martin Hall. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 29, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin with Bob Wireman officiating. Burial followed at Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.*Husband or Wife: R. B. Conn. Other Survivors: son & daughter in law: Harry Lee & Robbin Conn of Martin, KY; daughter & son in law: Kathy Marie & Paul Collinsworth of Salyersville, KY; brothers & sisters in law: Tommy & Debbie Hall , Billy Hall all of Martin, KY, Larry & Rhonda Hall of Caverun, KY, Canier & Gwen Hall of Prestonsburg, KY, Gary & Sue Hall of Van Lear, KY, David & Diana Hall of Allen, KY; sister: Patsy Jean & Roger Rose of Garrett, KY; 5 grandchildren: Blake, Landon, Caitlin Danielle, John William, Elizabeth Danielle; nine nieces, seven nephews, seven great nieces, ten great nephews. Deceased Relatives: father, great nephew: Dennis Gabriel Conn; brothers: Donald Ray Hall & Martin Edward Hall; sister: Anita Marie Hall
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 3, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conn, Harry  age 83, of Martin, Ky died on Wednesday, January 29, 2003, at Appalachian Regional Hospital, McDowell, Ky. He was born on February 19, 1919, a son of the late Columbus and Polly Ann Conn. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, February 1, at1:00 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Martin, Ky. With Woody Crum and Phillip Meade officiating. Burial followed in Davidson Memorial Gardens. Ivel. Ky under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Source:  Troublesome Creek Times    Submitted by Donald Givens

Conn, Juanita -age 71, of Printer, Ky., died on Wed., May 18, 2005, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky.  She was born on Oct. 19, 1947, at Printer, Ky., the daughter of the late Virgil Carroll and Ollie Meade Carroll.  Funeral services were conducted on Sat., May 21, at 2:00 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Frank Junior Kidd officiating.  Burial followed in Conn Cemetery, Printer, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Conn, Knova (Nova) Adkins Slone -age 88 of Martin, Ky., died May 28, 2007 at Our Lady of the Way Hospital at Martin. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at 2 p.m. with Bud Crum and Maynard Crum officiating. Burial was at Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007
*DATE OF BIRTH: October 20, 1918 PLACE: Caney Creek, KY PARENTS: the late Bud Adkins and Cora Spears Adkins
HUSBAND OR WIFE: the late Jim Conn OTHER SURVIVORS: 2 sons: Dan D. Slone of Prestonsburg, KY and Crandell Lee Slone of Shelbyville, KY ; 2 daughters : Lula Newsome of Allen, KY and Loretta McKinney of Martin, KY; 2 brothers: Harold Adkins of Martin, KY and Sesco Adkins of Allen, KY ; sister : Della Crum of Martin, KY , 14 grandchildren, 15 great- grandchildren and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren. DECEASED RELATIVES: parents, husband, son: Van R. Slone; Daughter: Shelby Jean Rowe, 5 brothers: Brack Adkins, Carl Adkins, Garner Adkins, Lewis Adkins, John Lee Adkins and Willie Adkins; 2 sisters: Stella Conn and Dakota Conn, 1 Great- Grandchild.
Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conn, Lola Maggard -age 86, of Martin, Ky., died on Sun., June 12, 2005, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky.  She was born on June 2, 1919, in Perry County, Ky., the daughter of the late Hite and Louise Spencer Maggard.  She was the stepdaughter of the late Ollie Maggard. Funeral services were conducted on Thurs., June 16, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Mark Tackett officiating.   Burial followed in the Conn Family Cemetery, at Arkansas Creek, Martin, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Conn, Pet Martin -age 85, of Printer, Ky., died Wednesday, July 19, 2006, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky.She was born November 29, 1920, the daughter of the late Arthur and Beulah Hayes Martin.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 22, at 1 p.m, at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky. Burial followed in  Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 26, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Conn, Wanda Faye Patrick -age 62 of Bulan passed away June 11, 2007 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Knott County on June 24, 1944 to Green Patrick and Ada Napier Patrick. She is survived by children: Vadis Ritchie, Raymond Ritchie, Randy Ritchie, Eric Dean Ritchie, Willie Conn and Brenda Howard; 3 sisters: Wilma Dobson, Ruby Conn and Opal Dobson; 2 brothers: Earl Patrick and Robert Patrick. Funeral Services were held at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel on Thursday, June 14, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Denzil Ratliff officiating. Interment followed at the Patrick Cemetery at Emmalena, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 20, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Beatrice ~ age 87, of Amburgey, passed away November 21, 2011, at the Scott Memorial Hospital at Scottsburg, Indiana. She was born in Knott County on January 11, 1924, to Monroe Mullins and Millie Gibson Mullins. She is survived by sons: James Gary (Brenda) Cook, Laydene (Rita) Cook and Freddie Doyle (Lori) Cook; daughters: Carol Ann (Albert) Amburgey, Anna Lee (James) Ashley and Creeda (Ronnie) Ashley; brother: Oliver Mullins; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Calvin Cook; son: Danny Wayne Cook; Daughter: Gwendolyn Sue. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Elwood Cornett and David Smith officiating. Burial followed at the Franklin Cemetery at Amburgey under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 1, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Burgis (Goody) -age 88, of Minnie, Ky., passed away on Friday, September 17, 2004, at her home.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Beaver Regular Baptist Church at Minnie, Ky.  She was born at Knott County on December 1, 1915, to the late Willard and Florence Gibson Mullins.  She was the wife of the late Shade Cook.  She is survived by four sons; Winford Cook of David, Danny Cook of Ligon, Earl Cook and Larry Cook of McDowell; 3 daughters; Sonja Chaffins of McDowell, Debbie Goble of Wayland, and Vedis Burke of Bevinsville; one brother; Herman Mullins of Hi Hat; 22 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Deceased relatives include her parents, husband, two sons; Teddy Cook and James (Dickie) Cook; one daughter; Thelma Hicks; four brothers; Dewey Mullins, Leonard Mullins, Glennis Mullins and Burnis Mullins; five sisters; Bertha Little, Annie Johnson, Dorothy Lee Caudill, Hattie Stickrod, and Edna (Sweetie) Meade.  Funeral services were held at the Old Beaver Regular Baptist Church at Minnie, Ky., with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating.  Burial took place at the Newman Cemetery at Hi Hat, Ky. Arrangements wee managed by the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Ky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Cook, Carolyn Sue ~ age 63 of Topmost, passed away February 6, 2009, at home.  She was born February 12, 1945, in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Ed & Macel Alley Thornsberry.  She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Basel Deal Cook. She is survived by 1 daughter & son-in-law: Marie Lynn & Donnie Ray Newton of Dry Creek; 1 brother: Donald Thornsberry of Tampa, Florida; 1 granddaughter: Savannah Newton. Funeral services were held Monday, February 9, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church, Topmost.  Burial followed at the Cook Family Cemetery at Dry Creek under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 12, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Danny Wayne ~ age 57, of Indianapolis, In. formerly of Knott Co. passed away June 25, 2010. He was born in Knott Co. on July 15, 1952 to Calvin & Beatrice Cook. He is survived by his Mother; wife: Cora Sue Cook; son: Joshua Mullins; brothers: James Gary (Brenda) Cook, Laydene (Rita) Cook and Freddie (Lou) Cook; sisters: Carol (Albert) Amburgey, Creeda (Ronnie) Ashley and Anna Lee (James) Ashley; 10 nieces & nephews; 12 great nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his Father; and sister: Gwenda Sue. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with David Smith & Don Pratt officiating. Burial followed at the Franklin Cemetery at Amburgey, Ky. under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 1, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*He was born in Knott Co. on July 15, 1952 to Calvin Cook and Beatrice Mullins Cook.

Cook, Dewey Lee ~ age 68 of South Lebanon, OH passed peacefully on August 1, 2009 following a long illness at his home with his family by his side. Born May 7, 1941 in Knott County, KY, he was the son of Luther and Florence (Caudill) Cook and was retired from General Motors in Sharonville and S.L.A.P. in South Lebanon. Dewey was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds, golf, country music and NASCAR racing. Dewey had been a lifelong member of the National Hot Rod Association and a member of the United Auto Workers. Preceded in death by his parents, dear wife Frankie Mae Cook in 2000, son Wayne Cook in 1984; his only brother Carlisle 'Bud' Cook; Dewey leaves behind his sons Randy (Lisa) Cook of Wilmington, OH and Tim (Patty) Cook of Maineville, OH; daughter Carla Combs of South Lebanon; sisters Wanda Johnson of Waynesville, OH, Bonnie Sayer of TX, Sheryl (Clemon) Hacker of Lebanon, OH and Janice (Jerry) Landis of Maineville; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held August 5, 2009 at the First Baptist Church of South Lebanon with Pastor Ray Asher officiating. Burial will follow in the Deerfield Cemetery, South Lebanon. The family has requested that memorial donation be directed to Hospice of Southwest Ohio, 7625 Camargo Road Suite 200, Cincinnati, OH 45243. Source: Warren County Ohio Western Star 06 August 2009 ~ Posted by Kandy Back Agee

Cook, Elgin ~ age 89, of Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at the Med Central Hospital in Mansfield, Ohio. He was born in Knott County, on August 1, 1921 to Albert L. Cook and Cora Osborne Cook. He retired from General Motors Corporation. He was preceded in death by his wife-Aleene Cook and 1 son-James Darrell Cook. He is survived by 1 Son- Wade (Cindy) Cook of Brunswick, OH; 2 Daughters- Rosa (Richard) Hatfield of Mansfield, OH and Wanda (Warren) Rogers of Spencer, OH; 1 Brother- Jellin Cook of Topmost, KY; 3 Sisters- Emmarine (Robert) Mahon, Emma Lou (Charles) Martin and Aster (Gary) Berthold; 6 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church at Topmost with Cluett Hall and others officiating. Burial followed in the Joe Hall Cemetery at Topmost under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 30, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, John L. ~ age 69, of Campbranch, passed away Friday, May 28, 2010, at his residence. He was born March 16, 1941, to the late Henry & Ollie Cook. He is survived by long time friend Betty Hutchinson; sisters: Wanda Collins of Sugar Run, Sally Lou Sexton of Whitesburg, Hazel Cook of Ragweed Road, Henrietta (Ival) Adams of Belleville, Mi., Wilma Collins of Kendville, Ind., & Ruby Cook of Tiffin, Oh. along with a host of other family & friends. He is preceded in death by; parents; brothers; Archie, Dexter, & Eugene Cook; nephews; Greg, Mike, Henry Garrett, & Bud.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 31, 2010, at Redfox Pentecostal Church with Alger Mullins, Robert Lee, Oscar Collins, Willie Collins, & Frank Adams officiating. Burial followed at the Cook Cemetery at Campbranch under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 3, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Son of the late Henry and Ollie Givens Cook

Cook, Robert Dewey  ~ age 68, of Franklin, OH died November 6, 2008 at his residence. He was born December 19, 1939 in Clemons, KY, the son of Walter Cook and Kathleen (Buckner) Cook. Mr. Cook was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He then worked at Armco Steel for 31 years retiring in 1997 from the Maintenance Department in East Processing as a Supervisor. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Charlotte A. (Lickliter) Cook; two sons, Steven Foster (wife, Vicky) Cook of Germantown, OH, Walter David (wife, Dana) Cook of Franklin; five grandchildren, Michael, Joey, and Patryck Cook, J. C. Yocum, and Ashley Ann Cook; one great grandson, Benjamin Foster Cook; an adopted daughter, Becky (husband, Jay) Yocum of Franklin, OH; two sisters, Linda Buckner of Hazard, KY, Vicki Buckner of Atlanta, GA; and two brothers, Jim Buckner of Hazard, KY and Wendell (wife, Joyce) Buckner of Middletown, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents; a stepfather, Earl Buckner; and a daughter, Trisha Jean Cook in 1972. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM November 7, 2008 at the Breitenbach - McCoy - Leffler Funeral Home with the Reverend Ruby Smith officiating. Visitation will be 5-8:00 PM November 6, 2008 at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Butler County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, OH 45420.    Source: Middletown, Ohio Journal 07 Nov 2008 ~ Posted by Kandy Back Agee

Cook,  Kasey Leandra -age 23, of Berea, Kentucky, formerly of Knott County, passed away October 16, 2007. She is survived by her mother: Teresa Webb; stepfather: Roy Webb; paternal grandfather: Oscar Cook; maternal grandfather: Tommy Smith; children: Michael Cole Renner and Kyleigh Madison Cook; brother: Jeremy Cook. She was preceded in death by her father: Joe Cook. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, October 20, 2007 at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Dola  Born April 10, 1920; died, January 12 1991.  She is survived by her husband Don Cook; sons, Don Cook Jr, and Mark Cook; daughters, Norma Rose Schmitz, Marcella Keane, Janice Collins, Sue Jones, Shelly Bryant, and Kathy Cook; sisters, Nola Cook, and Goldie Myers; brothers, Milton Hall, Lester Hall and Estill Hall; 17 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.  Funeral Services were held at the Providence Regular Baptist Church, burial in the Joe Hall Cemetery, Topmost Kentucky.   Submitted by Martha Jones Tufts

Cook, Elgin ~ age 89, of Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at the Med Central Hospital in Mansfield, Ohio. He was born in Knott County on August 1, 1921, to Albert L. Cook and Cora Osborne Cook. He retired from General Motors Corporation. He was preceded in death by his wife-Aleene Cook and 1 son-James Darrell Cook. He is survived by 1 son- Wade (Cindy) Cook of Brunswick, Ohio; 2 daughters- Rosa (Richard) Hatfield of Mansfield, OH and Wanda (Warren) Rogers of Spencer, Ohio; 1 brother- Jellin Cook of Topmost; 3 sisters- Emmarine (Robert) Mahon, Emma Lou (Charles) Martin and Aster (Gary) Berthold; 6 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild. Funeral services for Elgin Cook will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church at Topmost with Cluett Hall and others officiating. Burial will follow in the Joe Hall Cemetery at Topmost under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 16, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Frank  Born March 11, 1895, he was the son of  Jerry and Rosa Caudill Cook.  Died, July 11, 1976.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Anna Jones Cook. Funeral services were held at the Providence Regular Baptist Church.  Burial in the Dry Creek Cemetery.
Submitted by Martha Jones Tufts

Cook , Georgia Anna Jones  Born December 14, 1899, in Floyd Co, the daughter of Wilburn and Martha Turner Jones.  Died, July 6, 1976.  She is survived by her husband Frank Cook, sons; Donald Cook, Bobby Cook and J. D. Cook; daughters, Opal Isaacs, Ruby Stanfield, and Mary Lee Ridener.  Funeral services were held at her home at Topmost.  Burial in the Dry Creek Cemetery.
Submitted by Martha Jones Tufts

Cook, Gregory -age 37, of Topmost, Kentucky, died on Saturday, April 30, 2005, in Johnson County, Kentucky.  He was born on March 6, 1968, in Willard, Ohio, the son of Bobby Gene and Mary Louise Mullins Cook of Topmost, Kentucky. He was a disabled laborer. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Ruby Carol Slone Cook.  He is survived by three sons, Travis Cook, Trevor Cook and James Douglas Sparkman, all of Topmost, Kentucky; one daughter, Miranda Cook of Topmost, Kentucky; three brothers, Ronnie (Bernice) Cook of Olympia, Kentucky, Bryan (Kathy) Cook of Topmost, Kentucky and Craig (Sheila) Cook of Hindman, Kentucky; and one sister, Connie Hall of Topmost, Kentucky.  Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, May 4, at 11:00 a.m., at Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Estill, Kentucky, with Freewill Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial followed in Joe Hall Cemetery, at Dry Creek, Topmost, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Cook, James A. ~ age 88, of Edmonton, formerly of Hindman, passed away December 11, 2008 at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, Ky.  He was born in Cumberland County to the late Tanville G. and Elizabeth Fields Cook.  He was preceded in death by his wife:  Bertha Cook, 2 brothers: Arnold Cook and Arthur Cook; 1 sister: Myrtle Mullins. He is survived by 4 sons: Windfred Cook and Charles R. Cook both of Burkesville, Ky., Wesley Cook of Scottsville, Ky., and Kenneth D. Cook of Edmonton, Ky., 2 daughters: Velma Short and Emelene Roach, both of Celina, Tenn.; 1 brother: Oscar Cook of Hindman; 1 sister: Olive Honeycutt of Hindman; 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and 3 step-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 13, 2008, at the Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home with Raymond Castillo officiating.  Burial followed at the Dutch Creek Cemetery under the direction of the Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 18, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Jerry Keith "Joe"  age 48 of Pinetop, Ky died on Saturday, October 12, 2002, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, Ky.  He was born in Knott Co., Ky. on October 14, 1953, to Oscar Cook and Irene Mullins Cook.  he is survived by his parents., Oscar and Irene Cook; a son, Jeremy Keith (Michelle) Cook; a daughter Kasey Leandra Cook; two brothers, Garry Dwayne (Nancy) Cook and Greg ( Terri) Cook; a sister Candice Earl Jacobs; a granddaughter, Breanne Nicole Cook; two nephews, Shawn Owens and Greg Cook, II and two nieces, Jessica Sandlin and Trisha Cook.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, October 15, at 11:00 a.m. at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Ky., with Eston Amburgey, L.C. Slone and Bobby Amburgey officiating.  Burial Followed at Greasy Amburgey Cemetery, Pinetop, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services   Source: Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 16, 2002

Cook, Leeland -- was born, May 10, 1922, a son of the late William Cook and Virgie Mullins Cook.  He passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2006, at the Hazard Regional Hospital.  On February 3, 1950, Leeland married the love of his life, Glenna Bentley Topmost, Kentucky.   You did not have to talk long to Leeland to know how much he loved his wife of fifty-six years. To this union was born three children, Reggie Cook of Ivel, Randy Cook of Gastonia, South Carolina and Ruby Patrick (Gary) of Dayton, Ohio.   Lee dearly loved his grandchildren.   The surviving grand children are Shane Patrick and Reba Evans of Dayton, Ohio, Ryan Cook (April) Robert Cook (Leah) and Robin Cook of Topmost, Ky., and Jonathan Cook of Gastonia, South Carolina.  He left eleven great-grandchildren to mourn the loss of "Pap."  He is also survived by his sister Samantha King (Albro) of Topmost.  Leeland worked part of his life at the General Motors Auto Corporation and as a miner the rest of his working days.  He moved from Ohio to take care of his aging father after a tragic accident took his mother's life.  Leeland and Marvin Combs founded the Knott County Fire and Rescue Squad in 1972.  He enjoyed helping his community through this voluntary organization.   Leeland was a member of the Masonic Lodge #898 at Wheelwright, Ky.  He was also awarded the title of honorary Kentucky Colonel.  He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.   The family would like to express their appreciation of the care that he received from the loving staff of the Knott County Nursing Home and the Hazard Region Hospital. Visitations for Leeland was at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman on Monday, February 7, at 6:00 p.m.  Masonic Rites were performed at 7:30 at the funeral home.   On February 8, he was moved to the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church at Topmost, Ky.  His grandfather, William T. Cook helped to start this church. Burial followed in the Joe Hall Cemetery at Topmost.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Linda Carol ~ age 58, of Kite, passed away August 14, 2011, at the Knott County Nursing Home at Hindman. She was born in McDowell on July 10, 1953, to Gay Hall and Vera Hall. She is survived by her father: Gay Hall; sons: Leo (Melissa) Cook and Justin Cook; 2 daughters: Regina (David) Maggard and Shelbie (Chris) Slone; 2 brothers: Darrell Hall and Randy Hall; 4 sisters: Opalene Johnson, Patty Thomas, Faye Hall and Tina Johnson; 6 grandchildren and 1 on the way.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Curtie Hall officiating. Burial followed at the Joe Hall Cemetery at Topmost under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 25, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Mary Gayheart ~ age 90, of Lotts Creek, passed away Friday, March 6, 2009, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She was born on Lotts Creek on September 30, 1918 to John Gayheart and Rosa Lee Grigsby Gayheart. She was preceded in death by her husbands- Jasper Gayheart and Willie Cook and 1 Grandson- Danny Eversole. She is survived by 1 daughter- Avanell (Roger) Eversole of Lotts Creek, KY.; 1 grandchild- Roger D. Eversole; 2 great grandchildren- Erica Howard and Whitney Eversole; 1 great great grandchild- Brooklyn Howard. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Bob Combs, Bobby Amburgey and Alger Mullins. Burial followed in the Family Cemetery at Lotts Creek.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 12, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook,  Raymond -age 78 of Georgetown, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, passed way on May 18, 2008, at the VA Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.  He was born on August 11, 1929, in Buckingham, the son of the late Dave & Oka Hall Cook.  He was a cabinet builder for National Homes and a Korean War veteran/P.O.W. in the U.S. Army. He is survived by 1 daughter: Rita Cook of Indianapolis, Ind.; 1 son: Phillip Cook of Hudson, Mich.; 2 sisters: Aileen Green of Michigan City, Ind., and Nebraska King of Cleveland, Ohio; 3 grandchildren: Andrea Nicole Cook of Ypsilanti, Mich., Phillip Cook, Jr., of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Tech. Sgt. Raymond Cook of Valdosta, Georgia; 3 great-grandchildren.    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2008, at the Gelbach & Royce Georgetown Funeral Home in Georgetown, Indiana.  Burial followed at the Wolfe Cemetery at Georgetown, Indiana, under the direction of the Gelbach & Royce Funeral Home.     Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times--Thursday, June 5, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Robert Homer - of Pikeville, Tn. formerly of Knott County, Ky. , "Irishman Creek". Born: October 29, 1925 Died: February 27, 2005. He was the son of Ewens and Florence "Williams" Cook.  He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanette "Centers" Cook and one daughter, Marion Adelle "Cook" Fechser 3 brothers, John West, Calvin and Ely 2 sisters Dealy "Cook" Franklin and Nannie (3 half brothers, Kenzie, Conley and King Herod Cook and 1 half sister Bertie "Cook" Ashley all from Knott County. They were the Children of Ewens Cook and his first wife Annie "Johnson") He was a member of the Happy Home, Old Regular Baptist Church of Irishman Creek, Vicco, Ky. in Knott County (formerly Amburgey, Ky.) Mr. Cook was a WWII Veteran and served in the United States Marines during WWII. Robert Homer Cook is survived by: 2 sons Keith and Timothy Cook both of    Alabama, 2 sisters Elizabeth "Lizzie" "Cook" Parks of Martin, Ky. and Connie Belle "Cook" Barker of Fairborn, Oh.1 brother Willie "Bill" Cook 5 Grandchildren 2 Great-Grandchildren A host of nieces and nephews. Officiates: Bob Combs and Howard Owens from Summertown Church, Big Fork of Lotts Creek, Alger Mullins and Duane Hall of Happy Home Church of Irishman Creek all from the Old Regular Baptist, Indian Bottom Association Yellow Creek Road in Knott County. Arrangements by: Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap, Tn. Visitation, March 1, 2005 from 2pm til 8pm Funeral, March 2, 2005 at 10am Burial at Bickford Family Cemetery in Pikeville, Tn..   Submitted by Slade Cook

Cook, Travis B. ~ age 74 of Drift, passed away March 6, 2011, at home.  He was born June 22, 1936, at Beaver, the son of the late Sam & Ocie Hall Cook.  He was a retired Coal Miner and member of Trinity Chapel Pentecostal Church, Martin.  He is survived by 2 sons: Travis F. (Leah) Cook & Randall (Renee) Cook both Drift: Brother & Sisters: Eddie D. Cook of Norwalk, Ohio, Ruby Sparkman of Shilo, Ohio & Velma Meade of Lexington; 5 Grandchildren: Katie, Cody, Austin, Gina & jade; 3 Great Grandchildren: Travis Braydon Michael, Kiley Michelle & Sylvan Kerel. He was preceded in death by his parents; Brothers: Dallas Cook & Vannis Cook. Funeral services were held Wednesday, march 9, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin with Ted Shannon officiating.  Burial followed at the Hall Cemetery on Prater Creek at Banner under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 17, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Virginia Harris -73, of Middleport, Ohio, formerly of Monclo, W.Va., passed away from this life Feb. 3, 2005. She was born April 9, 1931, to the late Henry and Alafair Newsome/ Harris. She was a housewife, and was of the Protestant faith. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by five brothers. Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Willie Cook, of: Middleport, Ohio. sisters, Sue Mitchell of:  Trap Hill, N.C., Alice Robinson of: Rutland, Ohio, and Kathy Daily, of: Middleport, Ohio; 4- brothers:  Millard,  of: Ecorse,  Michigan. Clyde of Lansing, Mich.. Jesse of:  Lillian, Ala., and, Woodrow,  of:  LaFollette, Tenn.; and many nieces and nephews. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, W.Va., with the Rev. Douglas Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens, Madison, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, at the funeral home. **Grand-Daughter of the late:  John J. Harris & Martha Ellen "Sis" Thomas/Harris, that were lifelong residents of: Knott Co. KY.  Also:  **Grand-Daughter of the late:  Jack (Jackson?)  Newsome & Lovina "Love" Caudill/Newsome

Cook, Willie Samuel -age 89, of Lotts Creek, Kentucky died Saturday, September 3, 2005, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born in Knott County, Kentucky April 7, 1916, the son of the late Ewins and Florence Williams Cook.  He was preceded in death by his first wife: Cornie Cook; three children; one step-grandson; nine brothers and sisters.  He is survived by his wife: Mary Gayheart Cook; two sons: William Samuel (Virgie) Cook, Jr., Lynn C. (Peggy) Cook; three daughters: Wilma Jean (Thomas) Reynolds, Vivian Jeanette (Jim) Mullins and Carolyn Sue Morton; stepdaughter: Avanell (Roger) Eversole; two sisters: Elizabeth Parks and Connie Belle Barker; 10   grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday September 6, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Bob Combs, Howard Owens, Don Pratt and Alger Mullins officiating.   Burial followed at the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 14, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cook, Willie -79, of Topmost, Kentucky, died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at Riverview Healthcare, in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.  He was a retired Coal Miner. He was born April 6, 1925 to the late George and Hulda Johnson Cook.  He was proceeded in death by his wife: Ranie Isaac Cook; Two sons; Basel Dean Cook and Randall Cook; and a Grandson Jamie Glen Cook.  He was survived by five sons: Danny Dale Cook of Morehead, Glennis Cook, Ricky Cook and Doyle Cook, all of Topmost, and Lowell Cook of West Liberty; three daughters: Brenda Thornsberry of Salyersville, Linda Faye Patton of Willard, Ohio, and Priscilla Ann Clemons of Lexington; two brothers: Bobby Gene Cook of Topmost and Joe Cook of Virginia; three sisters: Linda Hall of Topmost, Sarah Jane Tuttle of Grafton, Ohio and Betty June Branham of Plymouth, Ohio; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 3, at 11:00 a.m., at the Providence Old Regular Baptist Church, Dry Creek, at Topmost, Kentucky, Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating.   Burial followed at the Cook Family Cemetery at Dry Creek, Topmost, Kentucky under the direction of Nelson Fraizer Funeral Home. Posted in The Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Cook, Willie Samuel -age 89, of Lotts Creek, Kentucky, died Saturday, September 3, 2005 at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born April 7, 1916, the son of the late Ewins and Florence Williams Cook. He was preceded in death by his first wife: Cornie Cook; three children; 9 brothers and sisters; one step-grandson. He is survived by his wife: Mary Gayheart Cook; two sons: William Samuel (Virgie) and Lynn (Peggy) Cook; three daughters:  Wilma Jean (Thomas) Reynolds, Vivian Jeanette (Jim) Mullins, Carolyn Sue Morton; stepdaughter: Avanell (Roger) Eversole; two grandchildren; one step grandson; two step great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 6, at 11 a.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Bob Combs, Howard Owens, Don Pratt and Alger Mullins officiating.   Burial followed at the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 7, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Coomer, Ruby Ernestine -Age 86, of Lebanon, Ohio passed away Wednesday, May 03, 2006 at Otterbein Nursing Home in Lebanon, Ohio. She was born May 20, 1919 in Elkatawa, Kentucky to William and Manerva (Little) Cundiff. She was a homemaker, avid bowler and gardener. Mrs. Coomer was preceded in death by her parents; husband Troy A. Coomer, Jan. 3, 2002 and 11 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her sons, William Dallas (Mary) Coomer of Shawnee, KS and Troy A. (Billie) Coomer, II of Franklin, OH; daughter, Elouise K. "Katie" (Edward) Bray of Lexington, KY; 5 grandchildren, Chuck Coomer, Bret Coomer, Audrey Coomer, Ashley Coomer and Edward Todd Bray; 3 great-grandchildren, Aaron Coomer, Cody Coomer and Edward Cole Bray; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Saturday, May 6, 2006 from 11:00 to 1:00 pm at Otterbein-Lebanon Retirement Community Chapel, 585 N. St. Rt. 741, Lebanon, OH with funeral services following at 1:00 pm with Chaplain David Hilton officiating. Interment will be at Butler County Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203. Baker-Stevens Funeral Home is serving the family.   Published in The Middletown Journal from 5/4/2006 - 5/7/2006-Posted by Connie Spurlock

Coots, Elmer -68, of Viper, died Thursday, May 11,  2006. He was the son the late Monroe and Mallie Wells Coots. He is survived by  his wife, Ann Stacy Coots; 3 sons, Larry Coots of Combs; Jeffery Coots and  Phillip Coots, both of Viper; 2 daughters, Catherine Holmes of Grapevine; Wanda  Bowling of Shelbyville; 2 brothers, Jim Coots and Earnest Coots; 3 sisters,  Bertha Cody, Mary Stacy and Martha Combs; 10 grandchildren, William, Mary,  Elizabeth, Regina, Christa, Brandon, Danielle, Melissa, Phillip L and Tiffany; 7  great-grandchildren, Jacob, Sarah, Dwayne, Jerry Lee, Shania, Steven and Ethan;  host of family and friends. Funeral was conducted Sunday, May 14, 2006 at  Engle-Walker Perry Chapel with Junior Shell officiating, burial in the Farler  Family Cemetery in Viper. Engle-Walker Perry Chapel in charge of  arrangements        Posted by Margaret Nickles Farler

Cornett, Aaron -83, of Hindman passed away Thursday, June 14, 2007 at the VA Medical Center at Lexington, Kentucky. He was born in Knott County on August 8, 1923 to John Cornett and Rhoda Madden Cornett. He is survived by his wife: Dallie Cornett; 4 sons: Glenn (Pat) Cornett, Lenn (Jody) Cornett, Kenneth Cornett and Paul Cornett; 1 daughter: Geraldine (Jeff) Ash; 3 brothers: Charlie, Albert and John M. Cornett; 10 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services were held at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel on Sunday, June 17, 2007 at 1 p.m. with Don Pratt, Howard Owens, and Ronnie Robinson officiating. Interment followed at the Cornett Cemetery at Hindman, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 20, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Buford ~ age 85 of Santa Maria, California, formerly of Knott Co., passed away June 15, 2009, at his home.  He was the husband of the late Dorothy Cornet. He is survived by his nieces: Sondra Oliver and Anita McIntyre, both of Winchester, Ky. Funeral services were held on Friday, June 19, 2009, in California.  This obituary is courtesy of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral  Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 25, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Carrol "Buster' -age 73, died on Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Parkview-Noble Hospital, Kendallville, Indiana.   He was born on August 15, 1931, in Hindman, Kentucky, the son of Lawrence and Dallie (Fugate) Cornett.   He was a member of the Love Divine Baptist Church in Ashley, Indiana.  He retired from General electric in Chicago, Illinois.   He is survived by three sisters, Sue Cornett of Kendallville, Indiana, Faye Hoffman of Howe, Indiana, and Alice Hall of Topmost, Kentucky; and four brothers, Victor Cornett of Pinetop, Kentucky, Brode Cornett of Kendallville, Indiana, Ronnie Cornett of Rome City, Indiana, and Rayburn Cornett of Carrie, Kentucky.  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, March 5, at 11:00 a.m., at Love Divine Baptist Church, in Ashley, Indiana, with Reverend Carl Ritchie and Willie Collins officiating.  Burial followed in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, under the direction of Hite Funeral Home, located at 403 South Main Street, Kendallville, Indiana 46755 (phone number 260-347-1653).  Memorials may be made to Love Divine Baptist Church, in Ashley, Indiana.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 9, 2005-Submitted by Margaret Nickles Farler

Cornett, Charles -age 65, of Blackey, Kentucky, died Thursday, February 2, 2006, at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center, Whitesburg, Kentucky. He was born January 24, 1941, the son of the late Tilden and Della Mae Baker Cornett. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 4, at 1 p.m., at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel, Whitesburg, Kentucky, with Bill Craft officiating.   Burial followed in the I.D. Back Cemetery, Blackey, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Charles Leslie ~ age 65, of Hindman, passed away Saturday, November 13, 2010, at his home after a long illness. Born in Monroe County, Ky., on February 20, 1945, he was the son of Leslie and Marie Cornett. Charles was retired from the Kentucky State Police, as a former Ky. State Police Deputy Commissioner and Consultant for the LKLP Community Action Council.  He was also a retired basketball coach at Bethel Christian Academy, Sunday School Director and Member of the Big Branch Baptist Church.  He was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He is survived by his wife- Lana Cornett; 2 sons- Charles Leslie Cornett and Justin Paul (Shae) Cornett; 1 daughter- Leah Michelle (Jeff) Fugate; 2 brothers- Hagan (Joy) Cornett and Frankie (Teresa) Cornett; 1 sister- Caren Cornett; 9 grandchildren- Joel (Abbie), Jeremy, Jonathan, Leah, Laura, Chip, Ricky, Anna and Aiden. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at the Knott County Sportsplex with Jeff Fugate and Richard Spencer officiating. Burial followed in the Leslie Cornett Cemetery at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 18, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Charlie ~ age 88, of Hindman, passed away March 5, 2009, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Hindman, Kentucky on March 25, 1920, to John M. Cornett and Rhoda Madden Cornett. He is survived by his wife: Georgetta Jones Cornett; daughter: Mrs. Bobby (Carolyn) Everage;grandson: Charles "Chuck" (Charlena) Everage; brothers: Albert and John M. Cornett; great granddaughter: Savannah Langley Everage. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Richard Spencer, Mike Caudill, Reggie Hall and Rudolph Moore officiating. Entombment followed at Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 12, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Cora Stacy ~ age 94, of Frankfort, Ky., formerly of Knott County, passed away Friday, May 29, 2009, at the St. Joseph Hospital at Lexington. She was born in Knott County on October 17, 1914, to Walter Stacy and Eliza Smith Stacy. She was preceded in death by her husband: Willie Campbell Cornett. She is survived by son: Simon Kenton Cornett; daughter: Ina Sue Cornett; brother: Enoch Stacy; sisters: Polly Nottingham and Nancy Stacy. Graveside services were held at 11 am. on Monday, June 1, 2009, at the Robert S. Cornett Memorial Cemetery at Sassafras with Dick Bowers officiating. Burial followed at the Robert S. Cornett Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 4, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Daisy Owens ~ age 86, of Carrie, passed away May 21, 2011, at Hazard ARMC. She was born in Knott County on February 8, 1925 to Jeff Owens and Rachel Conley Owens. She was preceded in death by her husband: Raymond Cornett; sons: Cleon and Ray Cornett; and daughter: Della Mae Childers.     She is survived by 3 sons: Merlin (Ruby Dean) Cornett, Winford (Josia) Cornett and Tim (Reci) Cornett; 3 daughters: Ruby (Gene) Barnett, Maxine (Roy) Waddell and Kim (Chuck) Childers; special friend: Catherine "Cat" Shelton; 19 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; host of other relatives. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Alonzo Mosley, Milburn Slone, Willie V. Slone and Mike Caudill officiating. Burial followed at Owens Family Cemetery at Carrie under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 26, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Elmer R. -Age 85, of Trenton, Ohio passed away Sunday, March 19, 2006 at Hawthorn Glen Senior Center Campus where he had resided for 3 ½ months. He was born August 6, 1920 in Lee County, Kentucky and lived in Ohio most of his life. He served in the U. S. Army during WW II. He was a union plumber for Local 113 for over 30 years. He was preceded in death by parents, Alfred and Callie E. (Bowman) Cornett; wife, Dorothy R. Cornett - August 2005; 1 son, Thomas Cornett; 2 brothers, Harper and Alfred Cornett; 1 sister, Fay Hall. He is survived by 2 sons, Larry Cornett, wife Joan - Middletown, Ohio, Terry Cornett - Las Vegas, Nevada; 1 daughter, Kyle Napier, husband Larry - Orlando, Florida; 1 granddaughter, Susan Fink, husband Joe - Middletown, Ohio; 3 great grandsons, Christopher Cornett, Brian Cornett and Joseph Fink; 1 brother, James Cornett - Middletown, Ohio; 3 sisters, Christine Powers - Middletown, Ohio, Loraine Strain, husband Don - Florida, Reverend Charlene Allen, husband James - Somerville, Ohio. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 22, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 23, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Charlene Allen officiating. Interment will be at Miltonville Cemetery, Miltonville, Ohio with Military Services by American Legion Post 218 Honor Guard. Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown. Published in The Middletown Journal on 3/21/2006-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Cornett, Emily Marie ~ age 84, of Hindman, passed away August 24, 2009 at her home. She was born in Tennessee on May 9, 1925, to D.W. Mabry and Laura Strong Mabry. She was preceded in death by her husband: Leslie Cornett. She is survived by 3 sons: Charles (Lana) Cornett, Hagan (Joy Carol) Cornett and Frankie (Teresa) Cornett; daughter: Caren Cornett; sister: Ophelia Lotshaw; 5 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. uneral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2009, at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Jeff Fugate and Richard Spencer officiating. Burial followed at Leslie Cornett Family Cemetery at Big Branch, Hindman, under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 27, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett,  Fern -age 71, of Lavonia, Georgia formerly of Hindman passed away Friday, Sept 16, 1983 at the Cobb Memorial Hospital of Royston, Georgia. She was born Dec. 19,1911 a daughter of Brown and Dora Pridemore Gayheart. She was a member of the Montgomery Baptist Church. She is survived by one son Jack Cornett of Lavonia, Georgia; three daughters, Mrs. Bill (Pauline) Vickery, Mrs. James (Geneva) White, and Mrs. Robert (Helen) Reed, all of Lavonia; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Services were held at the Montgomery Baptist Church, Carrie, Ky. on Mon. Sept.19, with Archie Everage officiating. Burial followed in the Cornett Family Cemetery. The Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  Submitted by Margaret Nickles Farler
Note:  This was the wife of Roy Cornett s/o of George Cornett and Electra Newland Cornett B. Sept.21, 1914 D. April 21 1980 Buried in the Neil Cornett Cem. Big Branch Of Troublesome Creek I think he may have died in Georgia also, but I'm not sure. Some years ago Big Branch had a flash flood and I believe it washed their trailer and old house away, so I think that is why they ended up in Georgia.

Cornett, George Washington -age 97, of Hindman, Kentucky, died Sunday, October 22, 2006, at the Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman, Kentucky.  He was born December 6, 1908, the son of Samuel and Rachel Hudson Cornett.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Martha Louise Cox Cornett; two sons: Lester Sparks 'Sparky' Cornett and Richard Glenn Cornett; one son-in-law; Stephen L. Everett.  He is survived by two sons: Everett Price (Lora) Cornett of Hindman, Kentucky and E. Curtis (Kathy) Cornett of Douglasville, Georgia; four daughters: Anna Jean (Eugene) Combs of Lotts Creek, Kentucky, Sammie Rae Rader of Pineville, Kentucky, Paula Jo (Larry) Hayes of Hindman, Kentucky and Marie Jacquelyn Everett of Douglasville, Georgia; three sisters: Jenny Barker of Morehead, Kentucky, Hope Mullins of Wurtland, Kentucky and Dale Lyons of Hindman, Kentucky; one brother: E.J. Cornett of Hindman, Kentucky; 19 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, October 25, at 11 a.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Richard Spencer and Stephen L. Everett II officiating.   Burial followed in the George Cornett Family Cemetery, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 25, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Harold Dean -age 25, of Mallie, Ky, died Saturday, August 20, 2005, at Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born October 15, 1979, the son of Harold Cornett and Carolyn Patrick Cornett.  He is survived by his fiancé': Angela Collins; parents; two brothers: Lawrence "Bob" (Emily) Cornett and Albert Jordan Cornett; Maternal grandparents: Milton P. and Nannie Patrick; paternal grandmother Jeanette Cornett; maternal great grandmother: Polly Creech; host of other relatives.  Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 24, at 1 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel Hindman, Ky with Carlos Craft officiating.  Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Carrie, Ky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 24, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Irene Bowen -age 79, of Meadowbrook Drive, Morehead, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, January 19, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on July 26, 1925, in Knott County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Delzie and Arminta Madden Bowen.  She was a graduate of Carr Creek High School, Litt Carr, Ky. and taught one year in the Knott County School District.  During World War II, she moved to Michigan to work as a riveter on B-21 bombers in an aircraft factory.  In 1949, she and her husband moved to Morehead to attend college.  Mrs. Cornett was the owner of Martin's Department Store for 53 years and was a member of the Morehead Woman's Club and the Morehead First Church of God. She was an avid fisherman, loved sports and was a supporter of Morehead State University Eagle athletics.  As a homemaker, she especially enjoyed cooking and her family.  She was preceded in death by her husband, former Mayor of Morehead, C. B. (Burrhead) Cornett (September 14, 1981); her parents; youngest daughter, Collie Jeanne Cornett (October 1, 1981); and two sisters, Inez Terry and Pat Montgomery.  She is survived by one daughter, Margie Cornett-Hunter and husband Richard of Morehead, Kentucky; two sons, Dan Cornett and wife Andrea, and C. W. Cornett and wife Terry, all of Morehead, Kentucky; three sisters, Deane Seals of Mallie, Kentucky, Peggy Fannin of Henderson, Kentucky, and Fran Parks of Powell, Tennessee; and eight grandchildren, Daniele Hunter, Rob Cornett, Cody Hunter, Andrew Cornett, Cova Cornett, Corey Hunter, Tracy Hunter, and Joey Hunter.  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, January 22, 2005, at Morehead First Church of God, with Reverends Rodney Williams, Allan F. Hutchinson and H. G. Pratt officiating.  Pallbearers included Phil Pratt, Charles Adams, Jim Nickell, Buddy Cornett, Don Hardin and Bob Wells.   Burial followed in Brown Cemetery, under the direction of Northcutt and Son Home for Funerals, P. O. Box 388, Morehead, Kentucky 40351.  Memorial are suggested to the Rowan County Christian Academy.   Courtesy of Hindman Funeral Services, Inc. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Cornett, Irene -age 76, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, died Monday, September 5, 2005, at her residence. She was born May 12, 1929, the daughter of the late Daniel and Stella M. Ritchie Combs. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister; and two brothers.  She is survived by three sons: Danny Ray Cornett of Hamilton, Ohio, Johnny Randel Hicks of Mason, Ohio, and Byron Clark Hicks of Chicago, Illinois; 6 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five sisters.  Graveside services were conducted Saturday, September 10, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 14, 2005--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Jack C. ~ age 80, born April 6, 1928, formerly of Hindman, passed away December 15, 2008, at the St. Elizabeth Hospital Hospice Center in Edgewood, Ky., after a long illness.  Jack was the only child born to John Wess Cornett and Greta Smith Napier.  He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Verna Mae Waddell Cornett.  1 daughter - Diane C. (Martin) Watts; 2 sons - David Jack (Amy) Cornett and Douglas Wess (Tammy) Cornett; 3 grandchildren - Graham Sye Watts, Brooke Symitra Watts and Mallie Ann Marie Cornett; stepmother - Myrtle Cornett. half brothers and sisters - Joan (Brian) Bailey, Billy Ray Napier, Stanley Napier Jr., Colleen (Wayne) Rolen, Ronnie Napier and Tony Napier.  Jack served in the US Navy in the Korean War.  He was a long-time member of the Hindman Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge in Hindman.  He was the first administrator of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational School.  He served seventeen years in the Knott County School System.  He retired from the Bank of Hindman, where he served as Executive Vice President.  Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 18, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 22, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Jack Chandler -age 66, of Lavonia, Georgia, died on Wednesday, August 11, 2004.He was born on February 8, 1938, in Hindman, Kentucky, the son of the late Roy and Fern Gayheart Cornett. He owned and operated a service station and appliance store.  He was a member of the Montgomery Baptist Church at Carrie, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Priscilla Randolph Cornett.    He is survived by three sons, George Cornett of Toccoa, Georgia (794 Burnette Rd., Hunter's Creek Community), Jack Victor Cornett of Panton, Vermont, and James C. "Bo" Cornett of Lavonia, Georgia; two grandchildren; and three sisters, Helen Reed, Pauline Vickery and Geneva White, all of Lavonia, Georgia.    Funeral services were conducted on Friday, August 13, at 2:00 p.m., at Hunter's Creek Baptist Church, with Reverend Jerome Hill and Reverend Larry Finger officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery, under the direction of Ginn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 37, Carnesville, Georgia 30521
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Cornett, John Duke ~ age 85, of Amburgey, passed away March 28, 2011, at his home. He was born in Knott County on March 11, 1926, to Ishmel and Orpha Madden Cornett. He is survived by his wife: Leon Cornett; son: Timothy Wayne Cornett; daughters: Bridget Day and Sherry Haynes; brother: James Boyd Cornett; grandchildren: Jonathan Cornett, Jordan Triplett, Jade Triplett and Madison Carpenter. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Don Pratt and Richard Spencer officiating. Entombment followed at the Bethel Memorial Mausoleum at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.     Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 7, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, John Chris -a former circuit judge, commonwealth's attorney, county judge, state representative and state senator, died Thursday at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. He was 82 and lived in Hindman. Mr. Cornett, a Democrat, was judge for the 36th Judicial Circuit, which included Knott and Magoffin counties, for more than 27 years -- from the early 1950s to the late 1960s, and again from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. Just before his first stretch as circuit judge, he served a term as a commonwealth's attorney. He was Knott County judge from 1942 to 1946. He was the state senator for Perry, Knott, Floyd and Martin counties from 1972 to 1976, and previously, from 1938 to 1940, was state representative for Knott and Magoffin counties. He had been inducted into the Knott County Hall of Fame. Mr. Cornett, who was born in Lawrence, Ind., was a graduate of what is now Morehead State University, attended the University of Kentucky College of Law and graduated from Cumberland Law College in Lebanon, Tenn. He was a teacher in Knott County schools early in his life. He had been a member of the board of trustees for Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes since 1962, and was a member of Hindman Lodge No. 689 Free & Accepted Masons and Hindman United Methodist Church. Mr. Cornett was the widower of Goldia Cornett. Surviving are a son, Earl McCoy Cornett of Hindman; a daughter, Elizabeth Reed of Sarasota, Fla.; four half-brothers; three half-sisters; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hindman Funeral Services. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions are suggested to Alice Lloyd College.   Source: Lexington Herald  -June 5, 1993

 Cornett, Laura E.~ age 80, of Hindman, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012, at home. She was born in Knott County on February 27, 1932, to George W. Everage and Nancy Mullins Everage. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Ray Church Jr. and Bruce Cornett; 3 brothers and 3 sisters; 1 grandson and 1 granddaughter. She is survived by 5 children: Anita (Dale) Thomas, Sue (Mike) Back, Lorna (Donnie) Slone, Arda (William) Smith and Becky (Ricky) Smith; 17 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Alger Mullins, Daniel Jacobs and Bill Kirby officiating. Burial followed at the Cornett Cemetery at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 31, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Marcus ~  age 87, was born September 27, 1922, and departed this life on October 2, 2009.  He was born in Carrie, the son of the late Marion Cornett and Alice Parks Cornett. He was a retired electrician with Westmoreland Coal Company for 30 years and a World War II veteran, having served with the United  States Army in the Invasion of Normandy. He was a resident of Kentucky except  for 16 years living in West Virginia.  He is survived by 1 daughter -Sharon Caudill of Sassafras; 1 brother -- Benton Cornett of Rowdy; 2 sisters -- Shirly  Mullins of Ohio and Grace Fugate of Carrie; 1 granddaughter -- Lindsay Caudill of Lexington; former son-in-law -- Paul Caudill of Lexington, Kentucky; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at the Engle-Walker Funeral Home of Hazard on Monday, October 5, 2009, at 2 p.m. with Raymond Popp and Danny Amburgey officiating. Burial followed at the Cornett Hill Cemetery at Sassafras.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 22, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Marie ~ 77, of Austin, IN. passed away surrounded by all of her family Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, IN. Mrs. Cornett was born in Hindman, KY on March 9, 1934, the daughter of the late Monroe and May (Madden) Fields. She was of the Old Regular Baptist Faith. She retired from Smith Cabinet Factory in Salem, IN. Survivors include: Her husband of John Cornett of Austin, IN. whom she married May 28, 1951. Daughters: Linda (Ron) Hall of Crothersville, IN.., Ann (Galen) Turner of  Austin. Sons: Danny (Angie) Cornett of Seymour, IN., John C. (Jennifer) Cornett of Austin, IN. She is also survived by 9 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her Parents, a brother, James H. Fields and a sister, Mildred Jent. Funeral Service will be at 1:00pm on Wednesday, July 6th, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, IN,. Visitation will be Wednesday after 10am at Buchanan Funeral Home Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin, IN.  Submitted by Loren Calhoun

Cornett, Martha Gayheart ~ age 81, of Hindman, passed away September 7, 2009, at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Knott County on November 30, 1927, to Anderson Gayheart and Alice Smith Gayheart. She is survived by husband: E.J. Cornett; son: Vernon (Charlotte) Cornett; daughter: Kathy Russell; 5 grandchildren: Martha, Cindy, Travis, Earl and Betty; great grandchildren: Brittany and Bethany. She was preceded in death by 1 son: Claude. Funeral services will be at her home on Friday, September 11, 2009, at 1 p.m. with Wilson Slone officiating. Burial will follow at the Family Cemetery at Hazard under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 10, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Marvin -age 62, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Linefork, Ky., died on Tues., Nov. 30, at Mercy Anderson Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on May 22, 1942, the son of the late Evan and Isiebell Daniels Cornett.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served two tours in Vietnam, where he served with the 101st Airborne Division and the 1st Infantry Division, one tour in Korea, and two in Germany.  He earned three purple hearts, a Silver star and a bronze star.  Funeral services were conducted on Sat., Dec. 4, at 11:00 a.m., at Letcher Funeral Home Chapel, Whitesburg, Ky., with Glenn Cornett and Charles Shepherd officiating.  Burial followed in Cornett Cemetery, Linefork, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 8, 2004

Cornett, Myrtle Lovins ~ age 91, of Hindman, KY, passed away Friday, July 24, 2009 at the Knott County Nursing Home. She was born at Emmalena, Ky. on February 5, 1918 to George Lovins and Monnie Hudson Lovins. She was preceded in death by her husband- John Wess Cornett; Daughter- Juanita; Step son- Jack Cornett; Step Mother- Rose Davis Lovins; Brothers- Charlie Lovins, Henry (Mae) Lovins and Bryan Lovins; Step Brother- Wayne Davis; Step Sister- Delphia Davis. She is survived by 1 sister- Margaret Combs; Special Friend & Caregiver- Debra Dobson- Kelsey & Zack; Daughter-in-law-Verna Mae Cornett; 6 Grandchildren, 3 Step Grandchildren and a host of Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services for Myrtle Cornett will be held 11:00 AM Sunday, July 26, 2009 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Richard Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in the Cornett Cemetery at Hindman, Kentucky. Visitation will be held 6 PM to 9 PM Saturday with additional services at 7:00 PM.

Cornett, Nora  Campbell -age 76, of Sassafras, Ky. passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 1998  at her home. She was born in Cornettsville, Ky. on June 13, 1921 to  Walter Campbell and Martha Singleton Campbell.  She was preceded in  death by her husband, Ray Cornett;  one great grandson, two sisters and  four brothers. She is survived by 4 sons:  Randall Cornett of  Sassafras, Ky., Ronnie (Mary) Cornett of Hillsboro, Oh., Talmadge Ray (Linda)  Cornett of Greenfield, OH., and Johnny Darrell (Geri) Cornett of Hamlet,  N.C.;  1 daughter, Anna Lynn (Phil) Willett of Greenfield, Oh.; 1 sister,  Nancy Campbell of Hazard, Ky.;  2 brothers, Orvis Campbell of Dayton, Oh.  and Tyrus Campbell of Charleston, W. Va.;  14 grandchildren and 16 great  grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Mon., Feb. 9,  1998, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Don Pratt and H. B. Reedy,  Jr. officiating. Burial followed at the Carr Fork Cemetery at Litt Carr,  Ky.  Arrangements were handled by the Hindman Funeral Services of  Hindman, Ky.Source: newspaper clipping transcribed by Betty  Schimpf

Cornett, Oscar-- age 78, of Taylor, Michigan, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at  his home, after a long illness.  He was the son of the late Samuel "Long Sam" Cornett and the late Nancy Mullins Cornett.  He was the beloved husband of the late Edith Cornett; the loving father of Michael A. (Denise) and Ralph C. (Susan); the dear brother of Laurie Cornett; dearest grandfather of Todd (LuAnn), Chris, Robert and James; and the dear great-grandfather of Brendan and Lucan. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, March 13, at Taylor Center Baptist Church, Taylor, Kentucky.  Interment took place in Parkview Memorial Park, under the direction of Voran Funeral Home Taylor Chapel, Taylor, Michigan.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times March 2004

Cornett, Ray Edmond age 48 of Carrie, Ky. died on Wed. September 29, 2004 at his home.  He was born on June 23, 1956, the son of Raymond and Daisy Owens Cornett. He is preceded in death by 1 brother, Cleon Cornett.  He is survived by his wife Kathy Nickles Cornett; 3 sons; Christopher Draughn of Louisville, Matthew Ray Cornett and Andrew Devin Cornett both of Carrie; 3 brothers and sisters-in-law; Merlin and Ruby Cornett of Fisty; Winford & Josie Cornett and Time & Reci Cornett both of Carrie; 4 sisters and brothers-in-law; Della Mae & Jesse Childers; Ruby & Gene Barnett; Maxine & Roy Waddell & Kim & Chuck Childers, all of Carrie; and a host of nieces & nephews. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2004 at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at the Owens Family Cemetery at Carrie, Kentucky.  Arrangements were handled by the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Cornett, Richard Glenn "Dickie" age 59 of Winchester, Ky, formerly of Knott Co., KY died Friday, October 25, at the Holston Valley Hospital, Kingsport, TN.  He was born on July 6, 1943, in Hindman, Ky. a son of George W. and Martha Louis Cox Cornett.  He is survived by is wife, Penny Pennington Cornett; father George W. Cornett; four sons, John Richard (Pam) Cornett, Kraig Joseph (Aundrea) Cornett, Zachary Charles Cornett, and Michael Martin Cornett; daughter, Mrs. Anthony (Dena) Cornett) Daniel; two brothers, Everett Price Cornett and E. Curtie Cornett; four sisters, Anna Jean combs, Sammie Rae Rader, Paula Jo Hayes and Marie J. Everett; and four grandchildren, Emily and Erin Danie, Keagan Cornett and Jeremy Cornett. Funeral Services were conducted on Wednesday, October 30, at 11:00 a.m. at Hindman funeral Services Chapel, Hindman Ky. with Art Beasley, Drew Martin, and Richard Spencer officiating.  Burial followed at the George Cornett Family Cemetery, Hindman, Ky. under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home. Source: Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Cornett, Ricky Paul -age 32 of Mallie, passed away September 6, 2008, at home.  He was born April 17, 1976, at Hazard, the son of John Cornett & Christine Hardin.  He was a disabled general laborer and the husband of Melissa Karen Cornett.  He is survived by 2 brothers: Marshall (Juanita) Cornett & John Cornett, both of Busy, Ky.; 1 sister: Melissa Cornett of Busy, Ky.; 4 nieces: Jessica Wollum, Kristen Cornett, Katherine Cornett, Charity Slone; 1 nephew: Jeremy Wollum; father-in-law & mother-in-law: Carlos Ray Slone and Harriet Slone; sister-in-law: Debra (Steven) Slone; aunt: Jessie Asher; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman, with Jack Carter officiating. Burial followed at the Campbell-Cornett Family Cemetery at Four Seam in Hazard under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 11, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Mrs. Roberta Ritchie  ~ a resident of Ozark, died Saturday, February 14, 2009 at Ozark Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was 79.    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, 2009, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Mike Magonigal officiating.  Burial followed in Woodlawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home.  Roberta Ritchie was born December 9, 1929 in Hardburly, Ky., the daughter of William G. and Daucie Ritchie.  Mrs. Cornett was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  She enjoyed painting, sewing, writing poetry, and baking.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Curtis Cornett; two sisters: Madeline Gail Ritchie and Grethel Ritchie; two brothers: James Dudley Ritchie and Delbert Ritchie.  Survivors include 3 daughters: Daucie and Jeff Willson of Tacoma, Wa., Madeline Pandolfi and Lisa Cornett, both of Ozark, Ala.; 1 son, William Curtis Cornett of Ozark, Ala.; 1 sister, Flora and James Holiday of Rome City, Ind.; 1 brother, Carol and Barbara Ritchie of Rome City, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 19, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Serena -age 91, of Carrie, Kentucky, died Saturday, April 8, 2006 at the Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky. She was born March 15, 1915, the daughter of the late Floyd and Lennie Messer Risner.  She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers: Luther Risner, Pearl Risner, Frank Risner, Disney Risner, Kelly Risner and Hagan Risner; one sister: Hazel Stamper. She is survived by five sons: Sonny Hudson of Palm Springs, Florida, Bill Hudson of Hindman, Kentucky, Floyd Johnson of Carrie, Kentucky, Lacy Johnson of Dwarf, Kentucky and Rayburn Cornett of Carrie, Kentucky; two daughters: Alice Hall of Dwarf, Kentucky and Faye Huffman of Howe, Indiana; 18 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 11, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Carlos Craft and Ricky Smith officiating.   Burial followed in the Floyd Risner Cemetery, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 12, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornett, Sidney Barnes -age 93, of Vicco, Ky., died at home Oct. 28, 1984. He was born Dec. 27, 1890, the son of Nathaniel Green Cornett and Sarah Smith.  He was a member of Little Dove Old Regular Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Madden Cornett; two daughters, Stella Mae Pratt of Leburn, Hazel Marie Baker of Kettering, Oh.; eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; five brothers, Isom Cornett of Hindman, Johnney Cornett of Hindman, Ray Cornett of Sassafras, Roy Cornett of Brinkley, Wilson Cornett of Brinkley; and two sisters, Melissa Madden of Danville, Orkie McConathy of Glendale, Ar. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m., Oct. 30, at Little Dove Old Regular Baptist Church with Rev. I.D. Back, Ivan J. Amburgey, and Ray Cornett officiating.  Burial followed in the Goebel Madden Cemetery, Amburgey.  Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  Submitted by Phyllis Goelz

Cornett, Tammy -age 40, died Thursday, September 8, 2005. She was born January 7, 1965. She is survived by her husband: Marvin Dwayne Cornett; one son: Zachary Dwayne Cornett; three daughters: Cortney Rena Smith, Brittany Rose Cornett, Caitlin Paige Cornett; four brothers: Otis Fields, Jr. (Penny), Bruce Edward Fields (Tina), James Michael Fields, Jason Matthew Fields (Angie); one sister: Rachel Sue Parks (Joey); one grandchild; a host of nieces & nephews.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 10, at Maggard Brothers Funeral Home, Hazard, Kentucky, with Jackie Cornett officiating.   Burial followed in the Franklin Cemetery, Knott County, Kentucky, under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 14, 2005--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cornette, Joyce C.  was born in Hazard, Kentucky to the union of the late Thomas Clifford and Louvica Kelly Cannon Higgins. She passed away July 12, 2006 at OSU Medical Center. Joyce attended Kentucky State University, Otterbein College, and The Ohio State University. She was valedictorian of her high school class and remained the consummate academician throughout her lifetime. She retired from Community Mutual of Ohio where she was the Director of Customer Relations. She is preceded in death by her husband Jack Britton Cornette and her parents. She leaves to mourn her passing her twin sister, Loyce C. Scott; her children, Vikki (Herbert) Scott, New Jersey, Jack, Florida, Joel (Christi) Cornette, Cincinnati, OH; grandsons, Joel, Jordan, and Jonathan; several nieces and nephews; and special niece, Denise E. Scott. Funeral service 12 noon Monday, July 17, 2006 at the Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 1555 Hudson Ave. The family will receive friends at the church Monday 11 a.m. until the start of funeral services. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Good Shepherd Baptist Church Scholarship Fund or the Isabelle Ridgeway Heritage Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St.     
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on 7/16/2006--Posted by Connie Spurlock

Cottrill, Paul A. -age 81, of Hodgenville, Kentucky, formerly of Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky, died on Friday, December 3, 2004, at his home. He was a WWII veteran and was a past member of B. R. Young Masonic Lodge, 132 F and A.M., and American Legion Post #87. He was also retired from Fort Knox with over 35 years in Civil Service.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Polley Cottrill and a son, Jimmy Cottrill.  He is survived by his children, Johnny (Missy) Cottrill of Hodgenville, Kentucky and Pamela (Jerry) Cottrill Gibson of Bardstown, Kentucky; grandchildren, Robbie Cottrill, Brooks Cottrill, John Paul Cottrill and Madison Cottrill; and his great-aunt, Deane Ritchie of Hindman, Kentucky.  Funeral services were conducted on Monday, December 6, at 1:00 p.m., at Billy Howell Funeral Chapel, Hodgenville, Kentucky, with Reverend Bryce Parks officiating.  Burial followed in Red Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Billy Howell Funeral Home.    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society and Hospice of Central Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 8, 2004
   
Couch, Emma ~ age 60, of Hazard, passed away May 6, 2011, at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Yerkes on October 5, 1950 to John D. Couch and Alwida Colwell Couch. She was preceded in death by her parents; son: Jeffrey Couch; brothers: Jeff Couch and David Couch. She is survived by son: Matthew Couch; sister: Dicie Couch; niece: Rosemary Stacy; nephew: Robert Couch; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 12, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Couch, Farmer -age 80, of Sassafras, Kentucky, died Thursday, January 12, 2006, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on November 11, 1925, the son of Joe Couch and Maude Feltner Couch. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Hobert, Tootsie and Tubby Couch; two sisters Macqueline Reynolds and Josie Rausch. He is survived by his wife: Beulah "Boots" Couch; one son: Doug Couch; two daughters: Debbie Couch and Teresa Ward; one son-in-law Denver Ward; one brother: Donnie Joe Couch; four grandchildren: Kevin (Marcia) Ward, Kelly Beverley, Heather (Stevie) Costello and Brandon Couch; four great-grandchildren: Braxton Beverley, Danica Ward, Hunter Costello and Simone Beverley. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 15, at 12 noon, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Merle Caudill and Jim Watkins officiating.  Burial followed at the Rest Haven Cemetery, Jeff, Kentucky.  Under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 18, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Couch, Guylene Madden ~ age 56, of Hindman, passed away Friday, May 28, 2010, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington after a short illness. She was born in Knott County on February 11, 1954.  She was the daughter of Guy Madden and Audrey Combs Madden. Guylene was a retired Bus Driver for the Knott County Board of Education. She was married on July 29, 1972, to James Couch. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister- Tamara Madden. She is survived by her husband- James Couch; 2 Sons- Jamie (Rachel) Couch of Carrie, and Rondall Couch of Hazard; 1 Brother- Larry Madden of London, and 1 Sister- Julia Cornett of Tennessee; 4 Grandchildren- Macie (Scott) Mosley, Hannah Gunnell, Branson and Gannon Couch. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 31, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ricky Smith, Randall Short, Don Pratt and Kenny Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 3, 2010 ~Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Couch, John David age 34, of Yerkes, Kentucky passed away June 7, 2004 at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on September 9, 1969 to David Couch and Eliza Jane Eversole Couch. He is survived by his Wife - Siller W. Couch; 2 Daughters - Angel Marie Couch and Mary Elizabeth Couch; 1 Brother - Robert Lee Couch of Yerkes; 1 Sister - Rose Mary Stacy of Pigeon Roost, Kentucky; Father-in-law - Billy Williams of Hazard, Kentucky. Visitation:     Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Tuesday after 6pm with services at 7pm.  Funeral Service:    Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at 1:00pm  Interment: Williams Cemetery - Ary, Kentucky   -Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Couch, Baby Kaleb Douglas ~  passed away on Jan. 25, 2011 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington.  He is the son of Norman Douglas Couch and Tabatha Jones Couch. He is also survived by one brother: Jaxon Bryce Couch: grandparents: Evelyn Goforth, Rick Jones, Vivian Caudill & Norman Chris Couch; two aunts: Leslie Caudill & Kirsten Goforth; four uncles: Christopher Couch, Travis Couch, Joshua Eversole & Jeremy Caudill and a host of family & friends.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 3, 2011  ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Couch, Lloyd C. --82, of Fairborn, died Wednesday, October 28, 1992, at his residence after an extended illness. An area resident since 1945, he was born February 13, 1910 in Hazard, Kentucky, the son of the late Ephraim and Rebecca (Caldwell) Couch. Mr. Couch was employed as a curing mold processor with the Dayton Rubber Co., retiring in 1975. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Alberta; seven daughters, Betty Lou Hunt of Lockport, New York, Bernice Oliver of Dayton, Jane Zimmerman of Fairborn, Gloria Smith of Brookville, Donna Maloney and Iris Boeckman, both of Beavercreek, and Scarlett Pippin of Knoxville, Tennessee; 24 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Mason and Mose, both of Temperance, Michigan, and Amos of Morehead, Kentucky. he was preceded in death by two sisters, Audrey and Mary Jane, and five brothers, Basker, Olaf, Winslow, Zory and Ephraim Jr.  Graveside services were conducted today at the Byron Cemetery, with Rev. Howard Mellot officiating.  Arrangements were in care of the Belton Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn.  Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on October 30, 1972

Couch, Mrs. Lona--  Services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at the Morris Sons Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Fairborn, for Mrs. Lona Couch, 66, of 172 Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, who died Friday at 9:20 a.m. at Greene Memorial Hospital. A native of Hyden, Kentucky, Mrs. Couch is survived by three sons, Oakley of Hamilton, Eugene of Fairborn, and Liberty Couch of Dayton; a sister, Mrs. Cora Stewart of Lexington, Kentucky, and nine grandchildren.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery. Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald. I have two dates on the obit posted. One is September 8, 1962 on the index card BUT on the obit itself there is a date of September 18, 1962.
    
Couch, Martha- 84, died Monday, March 20, 2006. She was a homemaker and attended the Crothersville Church of God. Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Couch on November 30, 1995; three sisters; two brothers. Survivors include eight daughters, Shirley Addison, Louise Baker, Eva Green, Wilma Roman, Jean Greco, Carolyn Sweeton, Gertrude Carey, and Gladys Bruner; a son, Eddie Couch; a brother, Tinsley Campbell; three sisters, Mae Eversole, Hazel McIntosh and Gladys Couch; 23 grandchildren; numerous great -grandchildren; and one great-great grandson. Funeral service: 10 a.m. Thursday at the Crothersville Church of God. Burial: New Providence Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, IN, and after 9 a.m. Thursday at Crothersville Church of God.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 3/22/2006       Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Couch, Mildred Faye ~ age 77, of Anco, passed away February 28, 2009, at her home. She was born in Viper on October 20, 1931, to Beckham Hamilton and Mary Cornett Hamilton. She was preceded in death by husband: Hobert Couch; son: Johnny Couch; sisters: Francis Everidge and Pauline Cates. She is survived by 1 son: Joey Couch (Jennifer Collins), daughter: Clotine (Ronnie) McGraner, Brother: Clifford (Lisa) Hamilton; sister: Nora (Noah) Bentley; grandchildren: Sean (Kim) McGraner, Ryan McGraner, Cody Couch, Kristie Couch (Greg) Reynolds, Mackenzie Collins and Brittany Couch; great granddaughter: Sophia Reynolds. Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Glenn Noe officiating. Burial followed at the Ben Cornett Cemetery at Viper under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 5, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Couch, Paul -age 75, of Mallie, Kentucky, died on Saturday, December 25, 2004, at Rockcastle Hospital and Respiratory Care Center, Mt. Vernon, Kentucky.   He was born on December 15, 1929, in Knott County, Kentucky, the son of the late Monroe and Nancy Fields Couch.   He was a contractor and an Air Force veteran.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Donna Karen Sizemore.   He is survived by his wife, Polly Sue Amburgey Couch; one son and daughter-in-law, Paul (Shannan) Couch, Jr. of Mallie, Kentucky; one daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Elaine (Jerry) Gayheart of Mallie, Kentucky; five brothers, Emery Allen Couch and Eugene Couch of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Lewis Dean Couch of Louisville, Kentucky, and James Couch and Russell Couch, both of Brinkley, Kentucky; one sister, Anna Bell Pigman of Georgia; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, December 28, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home,. Hindman, Kentucky, with Don Pratt and others officiating.  Burial followed in Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Ky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Couch, Perry -69, of Fairborn, died Tuesday, August 22, 1995. He was born Oct. 24, 1925 in Mistletoe, Kentucky, the son of Pearl and Rosa (Sandlin) Couch.  Mr. Couch was retired from the Chrysler Corp. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and was a lifetime member of the Enon Veterans of Foreign Wars.   Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Linda Ray Couch; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl Lynn and Richard Jones of New Carlisle; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald P. and Tammy Couch of Dayton; a daughter, Benita Bonillo of Massachusetts, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Samantha Miller, Margie Kleinman, and Kathryn Lee; a brother, Bobbie Couch, and a son, Kenney Couch. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are through the Burcham Funeral Home, 119 E. Main St., Fairborn.  Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on August 24, 1995

Couch, Rose Belle,  Rites Are Held For Ex-Resident --Funeral services were held yesterday at the Dixson-Atwood funeral home, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, for Mrs. Rose Belle Couch, of Hodgenville, Kentucky, formerly of Fairborn.   A native of Breathitt County, Kentucky, she is survived by her husband, Pearl of Hodgenville; two sons, Bobbie Couch,1012 Harvard Ave., and Perry Couch of Harshman Rd., Dayton; four daughters, Mrs. Samantha Miller of Dayton, Mrs. Kathryn Lee of 165 Dellwood Dr., Fairborn, Mrs. Margorie Detsikas of Hodgenville and Mars. Ann West of Dayton; 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.   Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on Friday, April 5, 1963

Couch, Shafter age 76, of Beavercreek, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medial Center. A Kentucky native, he was a retired heavy equipment operator for the city of Kettering.  Among the survivors are his wife, Dorothy; a son, A.C. Couch of Kettering; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Mary Jane) Feltner of  Middletown and Mr. Charles (Delphia) Brown of Miamisburg; 13 grandchildren; five brothers and four stepchildren.   Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home today, 6 to 8 p.m.  Posted in the Beavercreek News on February 27, 1987

Cox, Angela Sue ~ age 40, of Lexington, passed away March 10, 2009 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born in Gary, Indiana, on July 27, 1968, to Jesse Cox and Peggy Cox.She is survived by father: Jesse Cox; mother: Peggy Cox; stepmother: Trela Cox; sisters: Marcia (James)Stamper and Beth Ann Cox (Clell Owsley); nephews: Curtis Cox and James Darby Stamper.  Her grandparents are Curt and Matilda Hale Williams, Noah and Louraine Cox; Aunts-Bethel C. Ritchie, Joyce Miller, Edythe (Luther) Ritchie, Louvenia Johnson, Roberta Stinnett, Betty (Brewie) Smith, and June (Johnny) Turner; uncles-James Ed Williams and Carl Cox.Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Rev. Mike Caudill and Gov. Ernie Fletcher officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 19, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cox, Billy Ray ~ age 65, of Bagdad, Ky., passed away January 1, 2010, at the Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville, Ky. He was born in Knott County on December 29, 1944, to Loy Cox and Delcie Hicks Cox. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Myrtle; brother: Hauley; daughter: Darlene. He is survived by 2 sons: Billy Edward Cox and William Jr. Mullins; 2 daughters: Donna and Tammy Paige; brothers: Roy and Tim Cox; sisters: Gracie Ritchie, Helen Ritchie, Ollie Mosley, Nora Rowe, Sarah Lamartz and Sherry Hall; 19 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at the Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church with Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial followed at the Cox Cemetery at Mousie under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 7, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cox, Doris June Hembree ~ age 70, of Franklin, Ohio, formerly of Knott County, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2010, at her home. She was born on April 11, 1930, to Walter and Rosie Coffey Hembree. She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother: Glenvall Hembree and 2 children: Pamela Joy Cox and Jeffery Cox. She is survived by 2 daughters: Junita Byrd and Angie Cox; 1 son: Kenny Lee Cox; 3 sisters: Leota (Curt) Hicks, Mary Davidson and Lois (Dan) Kammer; brothers: Kenny (Donna) Hembree, JT (Bonnie) Hembree and Jimmy (Pat) Hembree; host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2010, at Hicks/Combs Cemetery at Emmalena under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 21, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cox, George Eddie ~ age 70, of Larkslane, passed away February 28, 2012, at the Wells Hospice Center at Hazard. He was born in Knott County on June 4, 1941, to Clinton Cox and Prudy Slone Cox. He is survived by his aunts: Grace Cox Chinn, Virginia Rice, Verna Reed, Helen Simpson, Alice Ann Click and Bessie Hale; 1 sister: Betty Sue Cox; special cousins: Riley Casebolt, George Cox and Rick Cox. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Kenny Salmons and Glenn Noe officiating. Burial will follow at the Casebolt Cemetery at Larkslane under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 1, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cox, Grethel-age 64, of Topmost, Ky., formerly of Mousie, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 1991 at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Born February 9, 1927 in Floyd County, she was the daughter of Kennel Crum and Vida Yates Crum. She is survived by 5 sons; Willie Cox of Wayland, Ky., Elmer Cox of Flemingsburg, Ky., Willard Cox of Hillsboro, Ky., Joe Cox of Sandy Hood, Ky., and Grant Cox of Garrett, Ky., four daughter, Betty Slone of Mousie, Ky., Cora Cox of Lackey, Ky., Mary Slone of Bevinsville, Ky., and Leala Slone of Topmost, Ky., Three sister, Nova Crum, Verlie Ortmen and Ruth Bargo; Six brothers; Tommy Crum, Elisha Crum, Sterling Cru, Jake Crum, Joe Crum and Hessie Crum; 20 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 28, 1991 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Officiating ministers were Paul Watson and John Preece. Burial followed in the Cox Cemetery at Mousie, Ky., Arrangements handled by Hindman Funeral Services, Inc. of Hindman, Ky.   Source: Hazard Herald  02 Jan 1992

Cox, Irene  age 75, of Mousie, Kentucky passed away June 7, 2004 at her home. She was born in Decoy, Kentucky on February 1, 1929 to John Deaton and Edith Wireman Deaton. She was preceded in death by her Husband - Willie Cox; Son - Gary Cox; Great Grandson - Gary Michael Miller. She is survived by her Son - Eddie (Kim) Cox of Mousie, Kentucky; 6 Daughters - Kathy Ferguson of Phoenix, Arizona, Maggie Hall of Mousie, Ky, Linda (Larry) Watts of Pippa Passes, Kentucky, Brenda Cox of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Donna (Jack) Murrell of Hueysville, Kentucky and Barbara (Ben) Miller of Clayhole, Ky; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation: Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church, Tuesday after 6pm and all day Wednesday with additional services each evening at 7pm. Funeral Service: Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church, Thursday, June 10, 2004 at 11AM with Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Interment: Cox Family Cemetery - Mousie, Kentucky
Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Cox, Kimberly Renee ~ age 48 of Mousie, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2012, at her home. She was born April 21, 1964, in Floyd County, the daughter of Louanna Tuttle Murrell & the late Dudley Jr. Murrell. She was the wife of Eddie Cox. She is survived by 2 daughters: April Renee Cox & Ashley (Josh Gayheart) Cox both of Mousie; 1 grandson: Elijah Shane Casebolt; 4 brothers: Jack (Donna) Murrell of Mousie, James (Cindy) Murrell of Mousie, Bobby (Kathy) Murrell of Johnson County, & Homer (Denise) Murrell of Hindman; 5 sisters: Brenda (Jack) Shepherd of Maytown, Ruthie (Ronnie) Williams of Mousie, Mary (Billy Ray) Shepherd of Minnie, Diane (Kenny) Wireman of Mousie & Loretta (Jack Singleton) Murrell of Carrie; Brother-in-law: Marcus Wallen. She was preceded in death by her father and a sister: Tina Murrell Wallen. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 31, 2012, at 12 noon at the Ball Branch Old Regular Baptist Church at Mousie. burial will follow at the Cox Family Cemetery at Mousie under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 31, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cox, Odes- age 78, died on Saturday, December 16, 2006 at his residence in Wayland, Kentucky. Mr. Cox lived many years in Kendallville before moving back to Wayland after the death of his wife in 1993. He was born in Rock Fork, Kentucky, in Floyd County on May 8, 1928 to Wilfred Cox and Margaret (Gibson) Cox-Gibson. He married Dolly Sparkman on March 11, 1949 at the courthouse in Hindman, Knott County, Kentucky. He was retired from Lane Foundry and also was a coal miner in Kentucky in earlier days. He enjoyed traveling between Kendallville and Kentucky to see his family. He also enjoyed watching old black and white cowboy movies especially John Wayne and Gene Autry. Survivors include 7 children and their spouses: Daughter, Linda and Darrell Hicks of Corunna. Son, Leslie and Brenda Cox of Wayland, Kentucky. Son, Michael and Lisa Cox of Auburn. Daughter, Lila and Greg Logan of Auburn. Daughter, Rose and Alan Walters of Ligonier. Daughter, Rae Shella and Steve Pierce of Kendallville. Son, Lionel and Anita Cox of Corunna. 29 grandchildren and 54 great grandchildren Sister, Tina Conley of Kendallville He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Dolly, one grandson, Jeremiah Hicks, one great granddaughter, Lilia Smith, and brothers, Curt Sells, Willie Cox, Dennis Gibson, and Denver Gibson. Visitation will be Tuesday and Wednesday anytime after 3:00pm both days at Harbor of Love Baptist Church located just off St. Rd. 3 south of Kendallville. There will be an evening service at 7:00pm on Wednesday. Funeral Services will be Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 11:00am at Harbor Of Love Baptist Church. Officiating the funeral service will be Pastor Charles Mosley . Burial will be at Corunna Cemetery in Corunna, Indiana. Arrangements are by Hite Funeral Home - 403 South Main Street - Kendallville, Indiana 46755    Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cox, Olive Hall -age 75 of Garrett, passed away September 7, 2008, at the Hazard ARH.  She was born on January 1, 1933, at Litt Carr, the daughter of the late Joe & Martha Reynolds Hall.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Rock Fork Old Regular Baptist Church. She is survived by 1 step-son: Jimmy (Lisa) Cox of Hindman; 1 brother: Joe Hall Jr. of Litt Carr; step-grandchildren: Martin Cox, Nicole Manning, Tyler Dallas Cox & James Tate Cox; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; 6 brothers: Noah, Corbet, Willie, Leonard, Orville & Arie; 4 sisters: Carrie, Arizona, Liza & May Belle. Funeral services were held Thursday, September 11, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman, with Darrell Short officiating.  Burial followed at the Francis Day Cemetery at Litt Carr, under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 11, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Cox, Shearl Roger -age 56, of Larkslane, Kentucky, died Friday, April 7, 2006, at the McDowell ARH, McDowell, Kentucky.    He was born July 14, 1949, the son of the late Carl and Evelyn Chaffins Cox.  He retired from Thacker-Grigsby TV Service and was a member of the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister: Patricia Sexton.    He is survived by two sons: Bryan Cox of Larkslane, Kentucky and Kevin Cox of Larkslane, Kentucky; two daughters: Alicia Dawson of McDowell, Kentucky and Cheryl Little of Prestonsburg, Kentucky; two brothers: Ronald Cox of Dema, Kentucky and Sheldon Cox of Rock Fork, Kentucky; four sisters: Yvonne Click of Rock Fork, Kentucky, Phyllis Miller of Fairfield, Ohio, Miretta Teusch of Huntington, Indiana and Vickie Slone of Pippa Passes, Kentucky; grandchildren: Morgan, Bryan, Houston, Colby, Kennedy and Luke. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 7, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Johnny Collins, Dean Hall and Randy Osborne officiating. Burial followed in the Gibson Cemetery, Larkslane, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 12, 2006--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Crace, Denny Ray (Dutchie) age 60, of Dwale, Ky., passed away on Monday, September 20, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky.  He was a retired truck driver for May Block Company. He was born in Magoffin County, Ky., on August 3, 1944, to the late Estill Douglas Crace and Edna Mae Adams Crace.  He was the stepson of Bennie Sammons of Martin, Ky. Services will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2004, at 2 p.m. at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Ky., with Larry Adams and Paul Aikens officiating.  Burial will take place in the Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, Kentucky. Arrangements by the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Craft, Arlie Lee age 73 of Michigan, formerly of Knott County, died on Mon. September 27, 2004 at the William Beaumont Hospital at Toyal Oak, Michigan.  He was born on April 8, 1931, the son of May and Virgie Slone Craft. He is survived by his wife Henrietta L. Craft; daughters, Georgetta and Kenneth Graveline and Arlene and Robert Mettetal; stepmother; Alma Craft; grandchildren Hillary, Jeoffrey,  Robert and Michael; great grandchildren; Ryan and Jasmine; brothers and sisters; Claude and Aileen Craft, Charles and Octoria Craft, Aileen and Jim Blair, Ward and Pauline Craft, Mike and Nancy Craft, Anna and Clifford Smith, Pamela Burris, Nelson D. and Peggy Craft, Dean and Debbie Craft and Patsy Craft. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2004 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at the Craft Cemetery at Mallie, Kentucky.  Arrangements were handled by the Hindman Funeral Services in Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Craft, Delmar Ray -age 65, of Bonifay, Florida, formerly of Mallie, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. He was the son of Tony Craft and Ollie Mullins Craft. He is survived by his wife-Laura McDermott Craft; 6 Sisters- Illa Mae Slone, Thelma Townsend, Lillie Watson, Eunice Craft, Janice Patterson and Ethel Cook; 2 Brothers- Nelson Craft and Claude Craft. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 6, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Carlos Craft officiating. Burial followed in the Little Bill Slone Cemetery at Raven, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times--Thursday, June 12, 2008--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Craft, Eva Reynolds, 93 of Sunman, Indiana, passed away Monday the 8th day of March at Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville, Indiana. she was born February 1, 1911 at Pinetop, Kentucky, the daughter of William Reynolds and Frankie Jane Slone. She married Kendall Craft who died in 1977.  Visitation will be Wednesday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cook Funeral Home in Sunman, Indiana.  Funeral services will be Thursday morning 11:00 a.m. at The Little Memory Old Regular Baptist Church in Sunman.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.      Submitted by Loren Calhoun

Craft, Joe Darrell ~ of Kendallville, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, passed away at his home. He is survived by 3 sons: Herb Craft, Rob Craft, and Steve Craft, all of Kendallville, Ind.; 3 sisters: Juanita Combs of Mousie, Golden Wright of Covington, Va., and Elaree Johnson of Knox, Ind., 5 brothers: Chester Craft and Donald Craft of Kendallvile, Ind., Verlie Craft of Covington, Va., Charles Craft of Knox, Ind., and Larry Craft of Hazard, Ky.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at 10 a.m. at the Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville, Indiana.  Burial followed.     Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 19, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Craft, Sammy Kay -age 56, of Mousie, Kentucky, passed away April 15, 2007 at his home. He was born in Lackey, Kentucky on April 19, 1950 to Tony Craft and Ollie Mullins Craft. He was preceded in death by his wife: Sherry Lee Craft; parents: Tony and Ollie Mullins Craft; brothers: Windell and Robert Craft. He is survived by his children: Angela (Jamie) Thomas, Samantha Craft, Gloria (Derrick) Gibson and Kevin Cook; stepsons: Terry and Barry Layne; grandchildren: Chyna, Megan and Hunter Thomas, Kaitlyn, Hannah and Carson Hurt and John Gibson; sisters: Ethel Cook, Eunice Craft, Thelma (Frank) Townsend, Ilamae (Bethel) Slone, Janice (Roger) Paterson and Lillie Watson; brothers: Nelson (Cheryl) Craft, Delma Ray (Lora) Craft, and Claude Craft; sisters-in-law: Joann Craft and Nancy Craft. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 19, 2007 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Johnny Collins officiating. Burial followed at the Little Bill Slone Cemetery at Raven, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 25, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Craft, Mike Staley -68, of Fort Wayne, Indiana went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 23, 2007. He was born October 2, 1938, in Hindman, Ky. to the late Mayo Craft and Virgie (Slone) Craft. He was a resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana for 48 years and attended the First Assembly of God church. He was Truck Manager at Allen County Motors for 25 years.He leaves behind his wife of 47 years, Nancy; Son Rod (AsWey) of Bluffton; daughter, Cheryl (Rick) Crow of Leo; six grandsons: Aaron & Eli Crow, Andrew, Max, Spencer, & Jake Craft; stepmother, Alma Craft; brothers, Claude, Charles, Nelson, Dean, Ward; sisters, Aileen Blair, Anna Marie Smith, Pam Compton, and Patsy Mullins. He was preceded in death by brother, Arlie. Interment is at the Greenlawn Memorial Park in Fort Wayne, In. Arrangements by Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Crager, Alta Mae -age 78, of Hindman, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, September 8, 2004, at the Kindred Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky.  She was born on July 29, 1926, in Knott County, Kentucky, a daughter of Alton Everage and Nancy "Sis" Cornett Everage.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Crager, and her son, Charles Michael Crager.  She is survived by one son, Danny Messer of Hindman, Kentucky; two daughter, Patricia Ann Zagarias of Mousie, Kentucky and Donna Sue Messer of Hindman, Kentucky; three sisters, Ann Ragland of Tennessee, Elizabeth Know of Indiana and Louise Downing of North Carolina; eight grandchildren, Tracey, Heather, William, Jamie, Daniel, Mike, Jessica and Aaron; four great-grandchildren, Little Mike, Vinnie, Peyton Olivia and Devon William. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, September 12, at Hindman Funeral services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Clay Haynes and other officiating.  Burial followed in Nickles Cemetery, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Crager, Homer age 75, of Hueysville, Ky, died on Wednesday, January22, 2003, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky. He was born on March 11, 1927, a son of the late Kendall Crager and Dovie Shepherd Crager. Funeral services were conducted on Friday 24, at 1:00 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky, with Sterlin Bolen officiating. Burial followed in Crager Cemetery, Hueysville, Ky, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Source:  Troublesome Creek Times-Submitted by Donald Givens

Crager, Leslie Kendrick "Pud", age 30, of Versailles, Ky., formerly of Knott Co. Ky., died on Thursday, May 1, 2003, in Beaver Dam, Ky.  He was born on December 14, 1972, in Newark, Ohio, the son of Norman Crager of Hueysville, Ky. and Patty Chaffins Moss of Garrett, Ky.  He was an engineer technician with Fuller and Mossberger, Scott and may Engineering Co., and member of Yellow Mountain Sportsman Club.  He is survived by his wife, Trisha Bolen Crager; his mother and father: one brother, Larry Crager of Garrett, Ky. two nieces, Lakyn Bolen and Carrie Crager; and three nephews, Chisum Crager, Levi Bolen and Luke Bolen.  Funeral services were conduced on Monday, May 5, at 1:00 p.m. t Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Earl Miller officiating.  Burial followed in Chaffins Family Cemetery, Garret, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.   Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Crain, Edna Fern -age 84, of Talcum, Kentucky, died on December 8, 2004, at her home. She was born on September 28, 1920, in Green County, Illinois, a daughter of James Clarence Johnesee and Susan Jane Tutterow Johnesee.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Crain, Sr.; son, Jack Crain, Jr.; sister, Ella Adaline Goodwin; and a brother, James Clinton Johnesee.  She is survived by one sister, Betty (C.J.) Johnson of Talcum, Kentucky and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, December 10, at 7:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Ricky Smith officiating.  Burial followed at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, December 13, at Greenwood Cemetery, Fairview Heights, Illinois, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Crase, Willie T. Sr., age 54, of Wayland, husband of Charlene Slone Crase passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2006at the V.A. Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia following an extended illness. He was born on September 28, 1951 in Hindman, Ky. He was the son of the late Reverend Gideon Crase and Mae Combs Crase. He was a self-employed contractor; a U.S. Air Force and Viet Nam War Veteran; a member of the Garrett D.A.V. Chapter 128 and American Legion; and a member and Pastor of the Garrett Regular Baptist Church. In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons: Willie Crase, Jr. (Amanda) of Martin and Ivan Craig Crase (Shirley) of Mobile, Alabama; three daughters: Angelita Newsom (Lee) of Lapeer, Michigan, Cindy Crase & Christina Crase, both of Wayland; a brother: Frank Crase of High Point, North Carolina; six sisters: Reda Thompson of Allen, Betty Messer of Wheelwright, Alice Caudill of Richmond, Shirley Parks of Louisville, Alma Abbott of Moncks Corner, South Carolina & Thelma Salisbury of Summerville, South Carolina; and 7 grandchildren: Amelia, Nathan, Hannah, Skye, Preston, Katelyn & Peyton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister: Alta Roumillat. Funeral services will be Friday, May 26, 2006 at 12 noon at Rock Fork Regular Baptist Church at Garrett with Elder Larry Patton & Others officiating. Military services by Garrett D.A.V. Chapter 128. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 24th at 6 p.m. at the church, and burial will be in the Eastern Cemetery at Eastern, Ky. Source: Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home

Craven, Harold  age 68 of West Liberty died Sunday July 28, 2002 in Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington, KY.  Mr. Cravens was born April 26, 1934 in Caney.  He is survived by his wife, Helen Cravens.  The funeral will be at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at Potter Funeral Home in West Liberty.  Burial will be in Morris Cemetery in Caney.  Source:  The Daily Independent, Ashland, Kentucky, Tuesday, July 30, 2002.

Crawford, Dexter T. -74, of Bowling Green (formerly of Typo), died Thursday, March 2, 2006 at a Bowling Green Nursing Home. He was the son of the late Matt  and Bertha Baker Crawford. He attended Alvan Drew High School in Wolfe County,  Stuart Robinson High School in Letcher County and Bowling Green Business  University, was a retired U.S. Postal Service Manager, a former Alvaton High  School teacher, a U.S. Navy Veteran who served in the Korean War, and a volunteer for American Red  Cross Blood Drive Program. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, JoNelle  Cohron Crawford, 1 daughter, Susan Crawford Reynolds and husband Kenneth of  Alcoa, TN; 1 sister, Gladys Combs of Versailles; 1 granddaughter, Emily  Katherine Reynolds of Alcoa, TN; several nieces and nephews. Funeral was  conducted at 11:00 am Monday, March 6, 2006 at the Eastwood Baptist Church in  Bowling Green where he was a member, deacon, Sunday School teacher, and worship  Choir member, burial was in the Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Green.  Source: Hazard Herald   March 22, 2006-Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Creech, Polly Combs -age 82, of Emmalena, Kentucky, died Sunday, October 1, 2006, at her residence.  She was born November 4, 1922, the daughter of the late Robert and Liddie Gayheart Combs.   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Lincoln Creech; one sister: Molly Combs; one great-grandchild.  She is survived by two sons: Sammy Lincoln (Amelia) Creech of Portage, Indiana and Ralph (Alieeen) Creech of Emmalena, Kentucky; two daughters: Nannie Joyce (Melton) Patrick of Emmalena, Kentucky and Cathlena (Kencil) Patrick of Dahlonega, Georgia; two brothers: Andrew Combs of Indiana and Sim Combs of Emmalena, Kentucky; five sisters: Beatrice Creech of Indiana, Frankie Carn of Ohio, Abbie Patton, Maudie Creech and Clara Jane Halcomb all of Indiana; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.    Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 4, at 10 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Jesse Hagans officiating.   Burial will follow in the Combs Family Cemetery, Emmalena, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 4, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Creighton, Rebecca Sue  ~ age 57 of Carrie, wife of the late Michael Creighton, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at her residence. She was born January 27, 1952 in Lackey, the daughter of the late Issac Gunnell and Martha Chaffins Gunnel. Mrs. Creighton was a homemaker and a member of the Montgomery Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Jade Creighton of Carrie, 4 brothers, Joe C. Gunnell of Morehead, Foley Gunnell, Paul Gunnell and Steve Gunnell all of Garrett, 1 sister, Brenda Gunnell of Wayland, and a host of nieces and nephews. Rebecca was preceded in death by her husband and parents, 1 son, John David Creighton, one brother, Marion George Gunnell, one sister, Barbara Ann Gunnell. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 11, 2009, at 1 p.m. in the Rock Fork Regular Baptist Church, Garrett, with Randall Short officiating. Burial followed in the Davidson Family Cemetery at Carrie with the Hall Funeral Home caring for the arrangements.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 23, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Creighton, Mildred Davidson -age 93, of Carrie, passed away March 19, 2007, at home.  She was the daughter of the late Orlando & Nettie B. Combs Davidson and wife of the late John Landry Creighton.  She is survived by 2 daughters: Jane Bates of Carrie & Ann Creighton of Louisville; 1 brother: Walter Davidson; 2 sisters: Ursula Davidson & Evelyn Davidson; 4 grandchildren & 1 great-grandchild.  The funeral was held Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at 1 p.m. at the Montgomery Baptist Church at Carrie, Ky., with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial was at the Davidson Cemetery at Carrie, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 21, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Crider, Melody Lynn ~ age 44, of Prestonsburg, passed away September 6, 2010, at her residence.  She was born October 16, 1965 in Youngstown, Oh. to Billy Lou Crider & Betty Juanita Collins. She is survived by; son; Joshua Johnson; 2 brothers; Billy Lou Crider II & Howard Doss Blackburn II; 2 grandchildren; Weston Tyler Johnson & Austin Scott Little. Funeral services will be held Thursday September 9, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin, Ky. with Bill Collins officiating.  Burial will follow at the Davidson Memorial Gardens of Ivel, Ky. under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin, Ky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 9, 2010 ~ submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: Billy Lou "Bill" Crider of Endicott, KY and Betty Juanita "Jodi" Collins Blackburn of Allen, KY
Other Survivors: one son: Joshua (Krystal) Johnson of Buffalo, KY; two brothers: Billy Lou Crider II of Prestonsburg, KY and Howard Doss Blackburn II of Allen, KY and two grandchildren: Weston Tyler Johnson & Austin Scott Little

Crider, Paul Douglas Sr.- age 56, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Prestonsburg, Ky., died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at his residence.  He was born Sept. 21, 1949, the son of the late Sam and Frances Collins Crider.   Funeral services were conducted Monday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with James Price officiating.   Burial followed in the Wright Cemetery, Bob Ousley Branch, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 23, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Crisp, Randolph -age 75, of Martin, Ky., died on Wed., Oct. 27, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky. He was born on Oct. 22, 1929, the son of the late Ed and Mattie Conley Crisp.  Funeral services were conducted on Sat., Oct. 30, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Arnold Turner, Jr. officiating.  Burial followed in Crisp Cemetery, at Bucks Branch, Martin, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, November 3, 2004

Crouse, Brenda S. (Bolen) -age 50, resident of Shiloh, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at her home. She was born on December 19, 1957 in Jackson, Ohio and has been a Shiloh resident for the past 17 years. Brenda is a graduate of Madison Comprehensive High School and was a homemaker. She enjoyed being with her family and loved her grandchildren. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Doug and Joann Bolen of Plymouth; Justin Trotter of Shiloh; a daughter, Cheyanne Crouse of Shiloh; four grandchildren, Hayley and Kaleb Bolen; Levi and Cierra Trotter; a step grandson, Cory Francis; her mother, Mildred (Wheeler) Lee of Shiloh; two sisters, Barb and Van Bentley of Jackson, OH; Linda McCrea and fiance' Eddie Hale of Shiloh; nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Ford Bolen. Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth on Monday, August 18, 2008 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. A private funeral service will be held on Tuesday with Reverend Jay Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to the family.
Source: Secor Funeral Home-Submitted by Sherie Corbett

Crum, Katherine -age 85, of Martin, Kentucky, died Friday, March 3, 2006, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Kentucky. She was born March 24, 1920, the daughter of the late Authur and Rebecca Sammons Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 6, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Roy Robinson and Ronnie Samons officiating.   Burial followed in the Robinson Cemetery, Arkansas Creek, Martin, Kentucky.   Under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Crum, Luther (Tootie) -age 51, of Martin, Ky., died on Thurs., Dec. 16, 2004, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky. He was born on June 2, 1953, the son of Sophie Conn Crum of Martin, Kentucky and the late Fonzo Crum.  Funeral services were conducted on Mon., Dec. 20, at 12:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral, Martin, Ky., with Church Hall officiating.  Burial followed in Adkins-Crum Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Crum, Robert (Bob) -age 86, of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Riverview Health Care, Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born January 18, 1920, the son of the late Wilson and Liza Lewis Crum. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 8, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Arlin Cathers and Jim Sherman officiating.   Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Crum, Shawn Kennedy ~ age 42 of Martin, passed away September 17, 2011, at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born August 20, 1969, in McDowell, the son of Anna Marie Crum. He was a coal truck driver and a member of the Arkansas Creek Community Church of God. He is survived by 1 daughter: Shawnah LaShae Patrick and her husband Ritchie Patrick. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Martin with Bud Crum, Larry Castle, and Ernest Reynolds officiating. Burial followed at the Arvil Crum Memorial Cemetery in Martin under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 22, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Curry, John Drew -age 56, husband of Jeffery Lynn Hall Curry of Hi Hat, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2006 at Highlands Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born on July 13, 1949 in Floyd County. He was the son of Ellis Curry of Melvin and the late Fannie Viola Price Curry. He was a disabled lineman for Harold Telephone Company. In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by a son & daughter-in-law: Shawn Ellis & Ashley Curry of Prestonsburg; a daughter: Kathleen Curry of Hi Hat; two sisters: Janie Curry of Eastern and Dena Sparkman (Duran) of Hazard; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Wednesday (March 22nd) at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home with Rodney Mosley and James Butler officiating. Visitation will be Monday (March 20th) at the funeral home, and burial will be in the Curry Cemetery at Melvin.

Curry, Mia Sue Jones age 37, of Asheboro, North Carolina, formerly of Floyd Co., KY., died on Thurs., August 19, 2004, in an auto accident, at Asheboro, North Carolina.  She was born on August 23, 1966, the daughter of Bobby D. and Barbara Sue Mullins Jones of Bypro, Ky.  Funeral services were conducted on Mon., August 23, 2004, at 1:00 p.m., at Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, Bypro, Ky., with Louis Ferrari, Bobby Isaac, Edmond Bolen and others officiating.  Burial followed in Dr. W. D. Osborne Cemetery, Burton, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Curry, Patty Lynn Combs -age 39, of Martin, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, September 7, 2004, at Pikeville, Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.  She was born on September 5, 1965, in Floyd County, Kentucky, the daughter of Okie and Judy Patton Combs of Martin, Kentucky.  She was a homemaker and member of the Sandy Valley Independent Baptist Church, Pippa Passes, Kentucky. She is survived by her husband, Robert Curry; four daughters, Tiffany Mills and Kristy Fugate, both of Martin, Kentucky, and Kara Curry and Courtney Curry, both of Harold, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Joshua Akers and Johnathan Akers; maternal grandmother, Tressie Patton of Salyersville, Kentucky; and a best friend, Tonya Ratliff of Isom, Kentucky. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, September 11, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky, with Orbin Slone and Willie Vernon Slone officiating.  Burial followed in Gibson Cemetery, Raven, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 15, 2004