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Mamie A. Smith

January 26, 1927 - October 12, 2013

Mamie A. "Sue" Smith, 86, of Flemingsburg, widow of William Shirley Smith to whom she married on January 25, 1945, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home. Born January 26, 1927 in Nicholas County, she was the daughter of the late Herman Finley and Thelma Belle McIntyre Clark. Sue was of the Christian Faith and was a lifelong member of Mt. Zion Christian Church in...
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Brandy Jo O'Connor

October 26, 1976 - September 25, 2013

Brandy Jo O'Connor, 36, of Goddard, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Brandy was born October 26, 1976 in Winamac, IN to Irv James Portschell. Surviving are: her husband, Darrell O'Connor; two daughters, Courtney and Alanna Doyle; step-daughter, Sierra Humphrey; step-son, Darrell O'Connor II; a sister, Jennifer Ferrara; a brother, Irv Portschell; and numerous other relatives. ...
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Phyllis Elizabeth Patterson

March 22, 1932 - September 23, 2013

Phyllis "Betty" Patterson, 81, of Flemingsburg, widow of Carey Patterson, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013 at her residence. Born in Fleming County on March 22, 1932, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Tinsley Dyer. Phyllis was a homemaker and a member of Flemingsburg Apostolic Community Church. She is survived by: two daughters, Janie (Jerry) Pollitt and Connie ...
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Helen Lucille Carpenter Davenport

November 6, 1918 - August 22, 2013

Helen Lucille Carpenter Davenport passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at her home in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She was born in Fleming County, Kentucky on November 6, 1918. She is survived by a daughter, Loretta McAlpine and her husband, Richard of Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Lucille had a number of grandchildren including Arden McAlpine, Ardith Stetz and Randy McAlpine, the children of...
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David Allen Ritchie

November 23, 1949 - August 20, 2013

David Allen Ritchie, 63, of Flemingsburg, formerly of Lewis County, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at his residence. Born November 23, 1949 in Maysville, he was the son of the late Hester Clayton and Freddie Maude Moran Ritchie. A U.S. Army Veteran, David proudly served his country in Vietnam. He retried from GTE as a communications technician, was an avid Harley Davidson fan and UK...
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Jessie Fay Neudigate

August 13, 2013 - August 13, 2013

Jessie Fay Neudigate, 92, of Greenville, SC, passed away Monday, August 12, 2013, at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greer, SC. She was born in Fleming County on June 24, 1921 to the late Annie and Fletcher Lee. Mrs. Neudigate retired from the Fleming County School System where she served for 20 years in the Fleming County High School cafeteria. She enjoyed making crafts and cooking. Mrs....
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Frances O. Ransbury

February 28, 1934 - July 31, 2013

Frances O. Ransbury, 79, of Flemingsburg, went home to be with Our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, due to heart complications. Born February 28, 1934 in Johnson County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Alka Daniels Grimm. She was preceded in death by; her husband, Donald G. Ransbury; four brothers, Homer, Don, Doyle, and Charles Grimm; two sisters, Ruth Arms and...
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Emma Jean Lightner Emmons

August 26, 1926 - July 27, 2013

Emma Jean Lightner Emmons, 86, of Hilltop, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at UK Hospital in Lexington. She was born in Wallingford, Ky. on August 26, 1926 to the late Eugene Lightner and Nellie Hurst Lightner. A member of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, Mrs. Emmons taught in the Fleming County School System for over 33 years. She is survived by one son; Leslie Eugene Lewis of...
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Rena Florence Marshall Lykins

February 13, 1924 - July 26, 2013

Rena Florence Marshall Lykins, 89, of James Road, Wallingford, died in her sleep on July 26, 2013. She was married to the late William Franklin Lykins in April, 1950. She is survied by her only child, Charlotte Ellison and her husband, William Franklin Ellison, of Robertson County. Rena Was born on February 13, 1924 to Lucy Hensley Marshall and Benjamin Marshall of Fleming County. She was...
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Gertrude Godbey Souder

September 17, 1939 - July 24, 2013

Gertrude Godbey Souder, 95, a resident of Pioneer Trace Nursing Home in Flemingsburg, passed away Wednesday July 24, 2013 at Fleming County Hospital. She was born September 17, 1917 to the late Rev. S.B. and Bernice Godbey. She and her husband William owned and operated Foxport General Store. She is survived by one sister Anna Belle (Roy) Payne of Ewing, a very special niece; Karen (Don)...
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Bernadette Ann Kirby McIntyre

September 29, 1939 - July 24, 2013

Bernadette Ann Kirby McIntyre was born on September 29, 1939, in Fleming County, and died July 24, 2013. Her Life was centered on God, family, and friends. She was the devoted wife of Willis McIntyre for 53 years, until his death in 2012. After briefly working in finance and education, she devoted her energies full time to raising her family and assisting her late husband in farming. A strong...
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Carl Dean Hall

December 29, 1939 - July 19, 2013

Flemingsburg- Bro. Carl Dean Hall, 73, husband to Nancy Reynolds Hall, passed away Friday July 19, 2013 in Lexington, Ky. Born in Letcher County Ky. on Dec. 29, 1939 to the late Enoch and Maggie Webb Hall. Carl was a retired school teacher and coach in the Letcher and Pike County School system, a Kentucky Colonel since 1987, and had been a minister for over 40 years, and was currently serving...
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Kelly Edward Dyer

August 10, 1937 - June 25, 2013

Kelly Edward Dyer, 75, loving husband for 53 years to Anna Florence Jones Dyer, passed from this life to meet his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Fleming Count Hospital. Born August 10, 1937 in Colfax, KY, he was the son of the late William McKinley and Elizabeth Thomas Tinsley Dyer. Kelly worked as a construction worker. The two things that he loved to do most in life were...
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James Albert Vice, Sr.

January 11, 1932 - June 17, 2013

James Albert Vice, Sr., 81, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation facility with family by his side. He was born January 11, 1932, the son of the late Robert and Rosie Hysong Vice. Mr. Vice was a well known farmer, landowner, and insurance salesman. He was an avid sports lover of the Fleming County Panthers and UK Wildcats. Mr. Vice was a member of the...
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Randy Taylor Williams

December 14, 1956 - June 14, 2013

Randy Taylor Williams, 56, of Flemingsburg, died Friday, June 14, 2013. Born in Springfield, OH, he was the son of Adrian Taylor (Shirley) Williams of Wallingford, Ky and Kathryn Logan (Jim) Mowell of Northport, FL. Randy is survived by a son, Logan Williams of Springfield, OH; two sisters, Sandra Parsons and Vickie Rodgers, both of Springfield, OH; four brothers, Scott Williams, Chris Williams...
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Mable Ann Hardymon Rowe

September 12, 1941 - June 12, 2013

Mable Hardymon Rowe, 71, of Greenfield, IN, formerly of Flemingsburg, widow of McKinley Rowe, Sr., passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in Greenfield. Born in Lewis County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Gladys Little Hardymon. She is survived by two sisters, June McRoberts of Odessa, FL and Bonnie Gray of Greenfield, IN. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by ten...
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Donna Jean Routt

March 14, 1942 - June 11, 2013

Donna Jean Routt, 71, beloved wife for 55 years to Bill Routt, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Born March 14, 1942 in Brown County, OH, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Margaret Miley Fultz. A retired factory worker and homemaker, Donna lived her life for her family and will be greatly missed. Besides her husband, she is survived by: a son, Jerry (Teresa Davis) Routt of...
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Larry Lee Mattox

December 18, 1949 - May 19, 2013

Larry Lee Mattox, 63, huband of Shirlene Mattox, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013. Born on Pea Ridge in Fleming County on December 18, 1949, Larry was the son of the late Robert Price Mattox and Ina Katherine Prater Mattox. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, Larry was a former heavy equipment operator with Hanson Agrigates. Larry loved taking care of his family and he was always working. ...
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Wilburn Eugene Hollar

July 8, 1928 - May 11, 2013

Wilburn Eugene Hollar, 84, widow of Anna Hickerson Hollar, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville. Born July 8, 1928 in Lewis County, he was the son of the late John Daniel and Lena Wells Beckett Hollar. Wilburn was a former employee of Randall Textron and he worked at local saw mills. A member of Unity Baptist Church and Flemingsburg Freewill...
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J.C. McKee

December 29, 1940 - April 17, 2013

J.C. McKee, 72, husband of Ruth Ann McKee, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead. Born December 29, 1940 in Goddard, he was the son of the late Charles Nelson and Edna Pauline James McKee. A retired farmer, J.C. loved farming, raising tobacco and cattle. He loved his cattle and his collie dogs. J.C. also worked for the County Road Department...
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Mary Katherine Jones Hamm

October 11, 1937 - April 7, 2013

Mary Katherine Jones Hamm, 75, widow of Donald Hamm, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013. She was born October 11, 1937, in Fleming County, to the late William Clyde and Addie Mae Blanton Jones. Mary K. was a 1956 graduate of Fleming County High School and a retired employee of Nine West Shoe Corp. in Flemingsburg. She was a member of the Fleming County Hospital Auxiliary, Country Neighbors...
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Thomas Hendrix, Jr.

September 5, 1925 - March 22, 2013

Thomas "T.L." Hendrix, Jr., passed away Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at the V.A. Hospital in Lexington. He was born September 5, 1925 to the late Thomas and Edith Parker Hendrix. He was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran, and worked for U.S. Shoe and the State Highway Department. He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Marlyn Hendrix. Survivors include: his wife of 57 years, Mary Holt...
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Ruby Katherine Vice

December 25, 1924 - March 21, 2013

Ruby "Cubie" K. Vice, 88, widow of Charles Mansfield Vice, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Fleming County Hosptial. Born in Ewing, she was the daughter of the late Amos and Lottie Catherine Bussell Emmons. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poplar Plains Christian Church. Survivors include: twelve children, Larry G. (Phylis) Vice of Crossville, TN, Joan M. Story of Flemingsburg,...
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Elizabeth Moore Klee

October 15, 1917 - March 16, 2013

Ida Elizabeth Moore Klee, widow of George Robert (Bob) Klee, age 95, died at her home in Flemingsburg from old age on March 16, 2013. Family was with her at the time of death. She was born Ida Elizabeth Moore, October 15, 1917, the daughter of Quince and Minnie Mahorney Moore. Her siblings were James and Jessie Bell Lemons, After her mother's death at an early age, she was raised by her...
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Juanita Sloop Bishop

May 14, 1927 - March 14, 2013

Juanita Sloop Bishop, 85, of Maysville, formerly of Flemingsburg, widow of Earl Alexander Bishop, passed away Thursdsay, March 14, 2013 at the Maysville Nursing and Rehab Facility. Born in Mason County on May 14, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Forest Sloop and Merna DeBell Sloop Breeze. She was retired from U.S. Shoe and a member of Unity Baptist Church. Survivors include: a daughter,...
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Thelma Fearin Marshall

January 28, 1928 - March 2, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Thelma "Pickle" Fearin Marshall, 85, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday night, March 2, 2013 from her residence. Born January 28, 1928 in Pleasureville, KY, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Etta Doyle Fearin. She was married to Robert Marshall for 65 years and was a member of Beechburg Christian Holiness Church. In addition to...
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Ruby H. Compton

January 23, 1915 - February 19, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Ruby H. Compton, of Sun City, FL, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio and Muses Mills, KY, was called to her eternal home Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at the age of 98. Born January 23, 1915, at Muses Mills, KY, she was the youngest child of the late Charles Herbert and Mary Alice Hinton Compton. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Harold (Nell), Homer, Reece, Lloyd (Mable),...
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Thomas Hendrick Darnall, Jr.

October 25, 1932 - February 17, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Thomas "Tom" H. Darnall, Jr., 80, of Hilltop, widower of Diane Darnall, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at his residence. Born in Flemingsburg, he was the son of the late Thomas H. and Amy Andrews Darnall. A graduate of the Kentucky Military Institute and the University of Kentucky, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Tom was retired fromt he U.S....
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Lucy Jane Decker

May 29, 1953 - February 13, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Jane Decker, 59, of Iron Station, NC, formerly of Flemingsburg, KY, widow of Bill Decker, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Born May 29, 1953 in Berea, KY, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth Cummings York. Jane attended Berea College and was a former Lab Technician at Fleming County Hospital. She was a member...
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Helen J. Shannon

March 5, 1935 - February 5, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Helen J. Shannon, 77, of Flemingsburg, widow of James Emerson Shannon, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home. Born in Maysville on March 5, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Jane B. Clark Duncan. She was a clerk at the former Russell's Department Store in Flemingsburg. Helen loved to be outside, and loved to garden. She was a loving...
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Anna Jean Carroll

September 18, 1935 - January 27, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Anna Jean Carroll, 77, of Flemingsburg, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013. Born September 18, 1935 in Casey County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Kathryn Vest Gooch. A retired registered nurse, Anna Jean received her diploma from the Berea College of Nursing Program in 1956. From 1956-59, she was employed with Berea Hospital; 1959-62 with Hayswood Hospital...
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Sylvia Edith Grigson Vice

April 16, 1922 - January 26, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Sylvia Grigson Vice, 90, widow of Frank C. Vice, went home to be with the Lord on January 26, 2013. She was a graduate of Maysville High School. A devoted wife and mother, she was a member of Battle Run Christian Church, and a former member of the Ewing Christian Church where she had served as a Sunday School teacher. She was also a Boy Scout Den Mother and a 4-H leader while...
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Armilda Ann Wright Best

February 15, 1974 - January 18, 2013

Armilda Ann Wright Best, 38 of Wallingford passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at Fleming County Hospital. Armilda was born in Fleming County to Lawrence and Shirley Moore Wright on February 15, 1974. Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband Raymond Best, one son Shane Spurlock, a daughter Chyann Taulbee, a brother Lawrence E. Wright (Danielle) a god-son Joseph E. Wright and a niece...
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Susan Mary McCreight Reed

August 14, 1918 - January 13, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Susan Mary McCreight Reed, 94, of Flemingsburg, joined her family Sunday, January 13, 2013. A private graveside service was held Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the Fleming County Cemetery. Susan was born on August 14, 1918 to the late James Marlin and Katherine Lillard McCreight of Versailles, KY. Mrs. Reed was retired from Owens-Illinois Glass Factory in New Jersey. Susan was...
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William F. Lowe

June 17, 1933 - January 13, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Bill Lowe, 79, of Flemingsburg, widower of Jewell Hunt Lowe, passed away on Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Born on June 17th, 1933 in Flemingsburg, he was the son of the late Alma Davis Duff and the late Dennis R. Lowe, Sr. A U.S. Army Korean War veteran, Bill was a retired lineman with Kentucky Utilities. He was a former...
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Eloise Fearin Hester

March 14, 1930 - January 9, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Eloise "Lois" Fearin Hester, 82, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013. Lois was born on March 14th, 1930 to the late LeRoy and Ivy Gilkerson Fearin. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Kenneth Hester; three daughters, Linda (Gerald) Meadows of Tollesboro, Brenda (Jackie) Doyle of Flemingsburg, and Pamela Hester of Crossville, TN...
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Marjorie Carpenter Royse

March 22, 1926 - January 5, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Marjorie Carpenter Royse, 86, widow of William "Estill" Royse, Sr., passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home in Flemingsburg. Born March 22, 1926 in Fleming County, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Nora Garrison Carpenter. Marjorie attended Morehead State University and was retired from Fleming-Mason RECC as an Emergency Call...
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Rick L. Wilson

June 4, 1950 - January 4, 2013

FLEMINGSBURG - Rick L. Wilson, 62, husband and best friend of 42 years to Deidra Kellenberger Wilson, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2013 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He was born on June 4, 1950 in Sabina, OH to the late Herbert Neal and Mary Frances Harperee Wilson. Since 1972, Rick worked in the manufactured housing industry. He was a production manager with Fleming Homes,...
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Jimmy Adkins II

January 14, 1976 - December 11, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Jimmy "J.D. Hazro" Adkins II, 36, of New Carlisle, OH, formerly of Fleming County, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. Born in Lexington, he was the son of Kathy Meade Glover of Wallingford and Jimmy Dean (Wilma) Adkins of Fairborn, OH. A graduate of Beaver Creek High School in Beaver Creek, OH where he was a member of the Who's Who, Jimmy attended Ohio State...
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Mike Brent Fille

August 5, 1950 - December 4, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Mike Brent "Coach" Fille, 62, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Fleming County Hospital. He was born on August 5, 1950 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Robert and Virginia "Jenny" Mahne Fille. Mike or "Coach Fille" as many will remember him, was a retired teacher with the Fleming County School System after 28 years of service. A graduate of Morehead State...
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Linda Sue Johnson Price

December 19, 1948 - November 26, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Linda Sue Johnson Price, 63, of Lenoir City, TN, formerly of Fleming County (Hillsboro), wife and "fishing buddy" of 24 years to Larry Joe Price "Tag", passed away Monday, November 26, 2012 at Fort Loudoun Medical Center in Lenoir City, TN. She was born on December 19, 1948 to Vernon and Helen Jackson Johnson of Hillsboro. A graduate of Morehead State Beauty College, Linda was a...
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Anita Hawkins Redden

October 2, 1926 - November 16, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Anita Hawkins Redden, 86, widow of Clifton Eugene Redden, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012 ath the Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville. Born in Bath County on October 2, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Alpha and Chloe Riley Hawkins. Mrs. Redden was a homaker and a member of Cowan Christian Church. She is survived by; two daughters, Faye (Roger) Humphries of...
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Thelma McKee

June 30, 1925 - November 9, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Thelma Marshall McKee, 87, widow of Virgil Rodman McKee, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Maysville Nursing Rehabilitation Facility. Born in Fleming County on July 30, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Zela Gardner Marshall. Thelma was a homemaker and a member of the Maysville Community Lighthouse Church. Survivors include; a son, Wayne (Connie) McKee...
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Catherine Hickerson

November 9, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Catherine Hickerson, 79, of Flemingsburg, wife of Bobby Hickerson, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012 at Fleming County Hospital. Born in Fleming County, she was the daughter of the late John annd Jenny Marie Gardner Turner. A former Headstart teacher, she attended Grace Baptist Church in Lewisburg and was a member of Bluebank Christian Church. Catherine enjoyed life to the...
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Carolyn Sue Whisman

October 3, 1949 - November 9, 2012

Mrs. Carolyn Sue Whisman, 63 of Flemingsburg passed away on Friday November 9, 2012 at UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Mrs. Whisman was born in Concord, KY on October 3, 1949 to the late Albert Johnson and Leona Saunders Johnson. She was the widow of Ernest Thomas Whisman and was the mother of two sons, Thomas Anthony (Tina) Whisman, Douglas Wesley (Cindy) Whisman, and a daughter, Monica...
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Maurice Adrian Reynolds

September 20, 1920 - November 8, 2012

Maurice Adrian Reynolds, 92, born September 20, 1920, died on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Born in Lewis County, he was the son of the late Heber and Anna Reynolds. A lifelong farmer, Mr. Reynolds was a WWII Army veteran, a director with Farmers Home Mutual Insurance, and a member of Battle Run Christian Church. Mr. Reynolds was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Mitchell and Betty Bradford...
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Mike Medwid

September 19, 1955 - November 5, 2012

WALLINGFORD - Mike Medwid, 57, of Wallingford, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital in Mount Sterling. He was born September 19, 1955 in Richmond, Virginia to the late Mykolaj and Anna Medwid. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Johnathen Michael Hardymon. Mr. Medwid is survived by his wife of 33 years, Mary; four daughters, Melissa ...
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Wendell Collins Brown

December 7, 1943 - October 1, 2012

EWING - Wendell Collins Brown, 68, husband of Wilma E. Brown, passed away Monday, October 1, 2012 at his residence. Born in Nepton, he was the son of the late Calvin C. and Jessie Dickson Brown. Wendell was a member of the Nepton Methodist Church and had worked at several grocery stores in Flemingsburg since he was 16 years old. Besides his wife, he is survived by; a sister, Wanda B. Hurst of...
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Esther Ruth McKenzie Allen

December 28, 1947 - October 1, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Esther Ruth McKenzie Allen, age 64, of Flemingsburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday morning, October 1st at 4:00 a.m. Ruth was born December 28, 1947 to the late John Elbert McKenzie and Marybelle Honaker McKenzie. Ruth leaves behind her husband, Bobby Gene Allen, to whom she was a devoted wife, friend, and help mate for 46 years. Ruth was the mother and best friend...
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Falon K. Fugett

November 1, 1964 - September 14, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Falon K. Fugett, 47, passed away Friday, September 14, 2012 at St. Clair Regional Medical Center in Morehead. Born in Dayton, OH, he was the son of the late Don and Jean Collins Fugett. Falon was a police officer with the Flemingsburg Police Department. A member of the U.S. Army Reserves, Falon loved to hunt, enjoyed auto racing and riding motorcycles. He is survived by: a son,...
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Tilford Estill Vice, Jr.

June 24, 1928 - August 31, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Estill "Coon" Vice, Jr., 84, husband of 59 years to Nancy Rawlings Vice, passed away peacefully Friday, August 31, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Hillsboro, he was the son of the late Tilford Estill and Gertrude Runyon Vice. Estill proudly served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a retired...
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Virginia Gay McIntyre

October 6, 1924 - August 17, 2012

Virginia Gay Legg McIntyre, 87 of Hilltop, passed away on Friday, August, 17th. Gay was born in Bickmore in Clay County, WV on October 6, 1924, the daughter of Bertha Ceaberry and George William Legg. Gay was proud of her Cherokee Indian heritage. Her great grandmother Seaberry Arms Osbourne, daughter of Chier Running Bear, married Solomon Osbourne in Cherokee, NC and fled to the mountains of...
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Viola Emmons

April 13, 1927 - August 15, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Viola Emmons, 85, passed away at 8:07 am, Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home. Born in Ewing, she was the daughter, of the late Jesse Hobert and Phoebe Spradling McKee. A retired self-employed daycare provider, Viola was a member of Victory Assembly of God Church and a former board member of the Housing Authority. She enjoyed the Fleming County Senior...
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James Charles Polley

September 6, 1956 - August 5, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - James "Haney" Polley, 55, loving husband for 36 years of Patricia Ann Polley, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 5, 2012. Born September 6, 1956 in Maysville, he was the son of the late William Herbert and Juanita Jean Legge Polley. James attended, was baptized and married in the Seddon United Methodist Church. Besides his wife, he is survived by: two daughters, Bobbi ...
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Terry Robert Cox

June 3, 1958 - July 28, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Terry Robert Cox, 54, of Wallingford, passed away Saturday, July 28th, 2012 at Fleming County Hospital. Born in Rowan County, KY, he was the son of the late Arvil B. and Nervie Elizabeth Brown Cox. He is survived by: three brothers, James Cox of St. Ann, MO, Arvil (Mary) Cox of Wallingford, and Craig (Libby) Cox of Wallingford; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his...
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Edith P. Anderson

December 28, 1923 - July 27, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Edith P. Anderson, 88, of Flemingsburg, formerly of California, widow of Ted B. Anderson, passed away Friday, July 27th, 2012 with her daughter, Loree and son-in-law, Bob Bevins by her side. Born in Pismo Beach, CA, she was the daughter of the late Samuel R. and Delia Grace Chambers Thornburg. Edith was a retired meat wrapper with Safeway Groceries in California and Hawaii. She...
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Loretta Lewis

February 27, 1918 - July 25, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Loretta Lewis, 94, widow of James E. Lewis, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at her residence. Born in Chesapeake, OH, she was the daughter of the late Lucian and Mabel Cobb Keyser. A graduate of Marshall University, Loretta retired from teaching after 18 years with the Fairfax County, VA school system. During WWII, Loretta knitted socks and sweaters with the Red Cross for...
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Elbert Aitkin Crump

September 3, 1935 - June 25, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Elbert Aitkin Crump, 76, of Mt. Carmel, died Monday, June 25th, 2012 at his home. He was born in Bath County on September 3rd, 1935 to the late Charles Smith and Eulala Denton Crump. Mr. Crump was a member of the Mt. Carmel Christian Church. He owned and operated Crump Tire Shop in Mt. Carmel for 35 years. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Reynolds Crump, whom he married...
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William Anderson Farley

May 23, 1966 - June 19, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - William "Bill" Anderson Farley, 46, husband of Ada Stacy, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at his residence. Born in Fleming County, he was the son of Jim and Nancye Belle Hall Farley. He was a lineman for Elliot Construction and a member of Flemingsburg Christian Church. Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by: a step-daughter, Kristen Stacy of Ewing; a step-son,...
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Wilma Paul Marshall

August 10, 1930 - June 15, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Wilma Marshall, 81, widow of Harvey Arnett Marshall, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012 at Fleming County Hospital. Born in Fleming County on August 10, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Ada Evans Hunt. A retired farmer and housewife, Wilma was a member of Mt. Carmel Christian Church. She enjoyed her church family, grandchildren and dogs. A UK fan, Wilma loved to...
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Ray Humphries, Jr.

September 20, 1926 - June 10, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Ray Humphries, Jr., 85, husband of Lyla Lee Humphries, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012 at his residence. Born in Versailles, KY, he was the son of the late Hazel Gilkison Humphries and Ray Humphries, Sr. A WWII U.S. Army Veteran, Ray was a retired farmer and a Deacon at Flemingsburg Christian Church where he was elected Deacon Emeritus in 2009. Besides his wife, he is survived...
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Ronnie M. Rye

September 13, 1947 - June 3, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Ronnie M. Rye, 64, husband of 41 years to Nancy Roby Rye, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012 at his home. Born in Lexington, he was the son of Marian Adams Rye of Flemingsburg and the late Jack Rye. Ronnie was employed by Shugar's Supply in Maysville. He was past president of the Kiwanis Club and served on the board of directors at Park Lake in Fleming County, where Ronnie loved...
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Ronald Milton Rye

September 13, 1947 - June 3, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Ronnie M. Rye, 64, husband of 41 years to Nancy Roby Rye, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012 at his home. Born in Lexington, he was the son of Marian Adams Rye of Flemingsburg and the late Jack Rye. Ronnie was employed at Shugars Supply in Maysville. He was past president of the Kiwanis Club and served on the board of directors at Park Lake in Fleming County, where Ronnie loved to...
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William Russell Stephens

February 9, 1931 - May 28, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - William "Pete" Stephens, 81, widower of Virginia Hunt Stephens, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012 at Fleming County Hospital. Born in Fleming County on February 9, 1931, he was the son of the late Charlie and Sallie Emmons Stephens. A retired plumber and electrician, Pete attended the Flemingsburg Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by; two sisters, Jean Brown of Cincinnati,...
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Leo Edgar Butcher

May 20, 1920 - May 4, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Leo Edgar Butcher, 91, widower of Jennie Cooper Butcher, passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead. Born in Fleming County on May 20, 1920, he was the son of the late Bascom and Electa Vice Butcher. A World War II U.S. Army veteran, Leo was a retired farmer and member of the Crain Creek Christian Church. He is survived by: a son, David...
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William J. Hardy

March 5, 1943 - April 25, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Pastor William "Bill" J. Hardy, 69, of Blue Bank, was called home to be with the Lord on April 25, 2012. Mr. Hardy was born in Fleming County on March 5, 1943 to Add and Tressie Hardy. He was the pastor of New Jerusalem Church in Maysville for fourteen years. He worked at Litton Ford for nine years and owned his own business for the last thirty-five years as a well known...
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Irene Mitchell Barber

January 7, 1913 - April 10, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Irene Mitchell Barber, 99, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Fleming County Hospital after a brief illness. She was the widow of Everett Barber, Jr. and the daughter of the late Thomas Mitchell and Josie Mitchell Tout. Born in Carlisle, KY, Irene was educated in Midway, KY and later graduated from Morehead State Teachers College. Irene or "Nando" as she was...
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J.H. McKee

January 3, 1938 - April 7, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - J.H. McKee, of Flemingsburg, passed away on Saturday morning, April 7th, 2012 at UK Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, KY. He was born January 3, 1938 in Nicholas County, KY to the late Jessee Hobert and Phebe Spradling McKee. After leaving Fleming County, he lived and worked in Columbus, OH. Several years after retiring from The Columbus Dispatch, he moved back to Fleming...
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Gloria Calhoun Cassini

July 18, 1926 - March 30, 2012

Flemingsburg- Gloria Calhoun Cassini, 85, of Muses Mill, passed away Friday March 30, 2012 at her residence. She was the widow of Robert Cassini. She was born July 18, 1926 in Rowan Co. Ky. to the late Wm. and Vina Whisman Calhoun. She worked as a nurse at St. Francis/ St. George Hospital in Cincinnati, Oh. for several years. Gloria is survived by 4 daughters, Nancy (Dean) Swartz, Hamilton, Oh.,...
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James Allen Finch

February 18, 1958 - March 16, 2012

Flemingsburg- James Allen Finch, 54, of Berea, Ky. formerly of Tilton, passed away Friday night after a battle with cancer, at St. Joseph Hospital Mt. Sterling. Finch was a truck driver for several different companies over the years. He was the son of the Gilba Finch (dec.) and Dorothy McKee Finch of Tilton. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife Sherrie Byrd Finch of Berea, seven...
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Beulah Gardner Turner

December 22, 1937 - February 21, 2012

Flemingsburg- Beulah Gardner Turner, 74, of Flemingsburg died Tuesday February 21, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital, in Lexington. She was born December 22, 1937 in Fleming Co. to the late James (Jim) Thomas and Rose Gulley Gardner.She was the widow of Earl Thomas (Tommy) Turner who died in January 1978. Beulah was a housewife and farmed most of her life. She was a wonderful loving mother who loved...
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Sue Lynn Storey

October 25, 1936 - February 11, 2012

FLEMINGSBURG - Sue Lynn Storey, 75, of Homosessa, FL and formerly of Flemingsburg, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at the Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto, FL. She succumbed to breast cancer after an 11 year battle with the disease. Sue Lynn was born in Ewing on Oct. 25, 1936 to the late Omar and Susie Sousley Griffith. She went to school in Fleming County, then graduated from the Norton...
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Gary Ginn

October 13, 1957 - February 8, 2012

Flemingsburg- Gary Ginn, 54, of Bellevue, Ky. passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 at his home. He was a retired bagger with the Kroger Company in Bellevue. He was preceded in death by his father Leland Ginn. Gary is survived by his mother, Naomi Ginn: sister Karen Walls: friend Darrell Polley: four nieces and 1 nephew. Services will be at 1 PM Tuesday Feb. 14, 2012 at the Denton-Workman Funeral...
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Robert Wayne Hall

December 20, 1953 - February 7, 2012

Robert (Bobby) Wayne Hall 58, Passed away Tuesday, February 07, 2012. Born December 20, 1953 in Gallia County, Ohio to Bobby D. Hall of Grayson, Ky and Mary Lou Dummitt Hall Potter of Raceland, KY. Mr. Hall was a retired Lineman for Windstream Communications and was working as a self employed contractor for Triple D Communications. Also Mr Hall was active in Fleming Co. 4-H as a shooting coach,...
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Opal King

February 18, 1912 - February 7, 2012

Opal King 99 Of Hillsboro passed away at Ohio Valley Manor in Ripley OH, February 07, 2012. She was the widow of Harry Milford King. She was born in Pendleton County on February 18, 2012 to the late Allie and Addie Adams Justice. Survivors are Bobby (Sharon) King of Hilsboro, KY, Edward King of Bethel, KY,. Surviving also are 7 Grandchildren, 1 Step Granchild, 21 Great Grand Children, 3 Step...
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William T. Walton

April 17, 1930 - February 1, 2012

William T, Walton, 81, passed away at his home in Flemingsburg, Kentucky on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 surrounded by family members and caregivers, Mr Walton was born in Hillsboro, Fleming County, Kentucky on April 17, 1930; his parents were the late William Sterling "Spider" Walton and Lela Todd Walton.Surviving Mr. Walton is a son, Todd Walton and a daughter-in-law Robin James Walton, and...
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Gary Thomas Johnson

March 23, 1957 - January 31, 2012

Gary Thomas Johnson, 54 of Flemingsburg, died surrounded by his family at the University of Kentucjy Hospital, On Tuesday, January 31, 2012. He died suddenly while waiting for a liver transplant. He was born in Maysville on March 23, 1957 to the late Thomas and Gayda Crawford Johnson. He was retired from Toyo Seat. He was a member of the Sons of the Union Veterans and was a advid reader of...
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Jean Douglas Sorrell

September 4, 1927 - January 31, 2012

Jean D. Sorrell 84 passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home. Born in Fleming County, KY on September 04, 1927 to the late Ben and Ethel Williams. She was the widow of the late Lowell Sorrell and Eugene Grannis. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 8:00 P.M. at Denton-Workman Funeral Home with Rev. Marvin Suit officiating. Visitation will be held...
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Edward Allen Rice

August 6, 1938 - January 31, 2012

Edward Allen (Heavy) Rice 73 of Beechburg, KY passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at his home after a long illnes. He was born in Fleming Co, KY August 6, 1938 to the late George and Hannah Story Rice. Mr.Rice was a retired truck driver, he drove for Bobby Porter for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his parents. His surivers include his wife of 50 years Ann Beckett Rice; two sons Edward...
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Betty Jo Crain

January 15, 1939 - January 30, 2012

Betty Jo. Crain 73 of Flemingsburg passed away at FCH on Monday, January 30, 2012. She was the widow of Wendall (Fuzzy) Crain. She was born in Bath County, Ky Sunday, January 15, 1939 to the late Clarence and Elizabeth Thomas. Funeral Services will be held at the chapel of Denton-Workman Funeral Home on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Delbert Dawes officiating burial will be in...
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Jewell Florence Collins

January 20, 1920 - January 29, 2012

Jewell Florence Collins 92, of Lexington, Ky passed away Sunday, January 29, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospice of Hope Unit in Lexington. Jewell was born in Fleming County on January 20, 1920 to the late Oscar and Tillie Goodwin Hester. She was married to the late Edmond Collins she was a retired salesclerk at Traxels Jewelers and a member of the First Christian Church in Maysville, KY. Jewell is...
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Shiloh Andrew Morgan

January 25, 2012 - January 25, 2012

Shiloh Andrew Morgan died Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Shiloh, the son of Peter and Sarah Morgan, was born 10:32 A.M. and passed away peacefully into the waiting arms of Jesus at 12:07 P.M. Besides his parents he is survived by his older sister Harper. Paternal Grandparents Doug and Pam Morgan, Maternal Grandparents Rob and Ellie Van Keulen. Aunts and...
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Virginia Mahne Fille

March 21, 1926 - January 24, 2012

Virginia (Jenny) Mahne Fille 85, of Fleming County passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at FCH. Born March 21, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Robert and Dorothy Mahne. Jenny was preceded in death by her late husband Robert (Doc) Fille. She had worked in the newspaper business for many years as a Newspaper Rep, sales and as a PR Person. She had worked at the Fleming Shopper, Gazette and at...
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Virginia Laura Emmons

May 3, 1941 - January 17, 2012

Virginia Laura Jane Emmons 70 of Tilton in Fleming County passed away at home on January 17, 2012. Virginia was born in Grundy, Virginia on Saturday, May 3, 1941 to the late Joseph and Rachel Matney Compton.Virginia was a member of the Tilton United Methodist Church and attended Moorefield United Methodist Church regularly. She worked for the Fleming County Board of Education for adult learning...
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Lane Marie Perry

November 20, 1944 - January 8, 2012

Flemingsburg- Lane Prince Perry, 67, of Stockton Rd. Wallingford passed away Sunday January 7, 2012 at Fleming Co. Hospital. She was born in Lansing , MI. November 20, 1944 to the late Jim and Virginia Lane Prince. She is survived by a son Franklin (Robin) Ehrenberger and a daughter Kimberly (Dr. Gene Greenberg) Perry. Nine grandchildren Frank (Crystal Trent) Ehrenberger, Michael Ehrenberger,...
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Ashley Wayne Hurst

June 18, 1968 - January 3, 2012

Ewing- Ashley W. Hurst, 43 of Ewing passed away Tuesday Jan. 3, 2012 at his residence. Ashley was born Junes 18, 1968 in Mason Co, Ky. and is the son of Wanda Brown Hurst and the late Elmer Gene Hurst. Besides his mother he is survived by his wife Valerie Johnson Hurst and two sons Christian and Noah Hurst. He is also survived by a brother Ricky (Gwen) Hurst of Flemingsburg. Ashley and Valerie...
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James Fuzz Himes

November 12, 1946 - January 2, 2012

Flemingsburg- James (Fuzz) Himes, 65, of Flemingsburg passed away Jan. 2, 2012 at Fleming Co. Hospital. He was born in Lewis Co. November 12, 1946. He was the son of the late Arnold and Emma Louise Himes Fetters. Fuzz was a truck driver, mechanic, painter and a farmer. He is survived by a daughter Alisha Clemons of Owingsville, Ky. a son Shannon Himes of Flemingsburg. Two grandsons Kaleb and...
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Margaret Timmons Garey

February 24, 1914 - December 11, 2011

Margaret Timmons Garey 97 of Flemingsburg departed this life at Fleming County Hospital on Sunday December 11, 2011. Margaret was born in Fleming County on Feb 24, 1914 to the late Luther and Lula Timmons and widow to the late John C. Garey. She was preceded in death by a son Harvey Thomas Garey a brother Glenn Timmons and Step grandson Chad Lucas. She leaves two sons to cherish her memory John...
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Jean Hunt Crawford

May 21, 1928 - November 30, 2011

Jean Hunt Crawford 83: of Flemingsburg passed away at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home November 30, 2011. Born in Ringos Mill, Ky May 21, 1928 to the late Henry and Mapa Hunt; Jean was a recepionist for Fleming Mason Energy and a memeber of the Flemingsburg Christian Church. Survived by a daughter Cinda (Rhodes) Brown of Lexington, Ky; one son Rocky Crawford of Huntington, WV 3 grandchildren Casey Jo...
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George William Dye

September 26, 1934 - November 29, 2011

George William Dye: Of Flemingsburg passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at his home. George was born to the late Eugene and Guanolyn Turner Dye on September 26, 1934. George was a dairy farmer, active in 4H and insurance agent and scale operator at Crains Warehouse for many years. He served in the US Airforce during the the Korean Conflict. Survived by his wife Barbara Hawkins Dye; a son...
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Ryland Ott

October 16, 1945 - November 27, 2011

Ryland Donald Ott, 66 of Morehead Rd, Wallingford, KY passed away Nov 27, 2011 at his home. He was born October 16, 1945 to the late Donald and Jessie Maynard Ott. Ryland was retired from Dick Genthe Chevrolet as service manager also he was in the US Army and a veteran of both the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife Fannie (Fay) Carroll Ott;children and step-children,...
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