Margaret Gilliam
Margaret Jane Gilliam, 73, of Douglasville, Ga., formerly of Awe, died Friday,
June 13, 2008, at her home.
She was born September 17, 1934, at Awe, a daughter of the late William J.
and Anna Bell Reeves Stander, and was the widow of Clifford Gilliam, who
died June 22, 1997. She was a member of Atlanta Revival Center. Survivors
include six daughters, Donna Faye Fultz of Bucyrus, Ohio, Joyce (Richard)
Westfall of Oberlin, Ohio, Anna Dyer and Eva (John) Lewis, both of
Vanceburg, Patty (Mike) Dunnigan of Concord, Ohio, and Christine (Richard)
Hornback of Douglasville.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. June 17 at Dickerson Funeral Home in
Vanceburg. Pastor Vance Murphy officiated with burial in Morgan Cemetery
at Laurel.

Virginia Cox
Virginia Pearl Martin Cox, 97, of Mason-Lewis Road died Friday, June 13,
2008, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.
Born November 30, 1910, in Mason County, she was a daughter of the late
George W. and Lillie Mae Soister Martin, and the widow of Amo Clifford Cox.
She was a homemaker and retired as postmaster for the Springdale Post
Office. She was a member of Plumville Church of Christ. Survivors include
two grandchildren, Leisha Cox and Daryla Cox.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. June 13 at Barbour and Son Funeral
Home in Tollesboro. Pastor Scott Phillips officiated with burial in Hillcrest
Garden of Memories at Plumville.

Corbin McCall
Corbin "Corby" McCall, 66, of Trinity died Friday, June 13, 2008.
Born September 28, 1941, in Dayton, Ohio, he was a son of the late Valrie and
Mildred Shelton McCall. He was a carpenter. Survivors include his wife,
Mona; a daughter, Leah (Lee) of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and two sons, Jimmy
(Angie) of Nicholasville and Shawn (Jamell) of Bentonville, Ohio.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. June 17 at Barbour and Son Funeral
Home in Tollesboro. Rev. Gene Benton officiated with burial in Muses
Chapel Cemetery on Quicks Run.

Nellie Lewis
Nellie Jane Lewis, 81, of Ft. Myers, Fla., died Monday, June 9, 2008, at South
West Florida Regional Medical Center.
Born January 25, 1927, at Vanceburg, she was a daughter of the late William
and Pearl Opal Ellis Shumate, and the widow of Philip Homer Lewis, who died
November 7, 1991. She was a homemaker and a member of Evans Chapel
Church. Survivors include a son, Larry Thomas Lewis of Ft. Myers, and a
daughter, Bonnie Jane Lewis of New Port Richey, Fla.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Dickerson Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Rev. Rusty Evans and Rev. Harold Eugene Evans
officiated with burial in Evans Cemetery at Vanceburg.

Thelma Tucker
Thelma Tucker, 83, of Maysville, died Saturday, May 17, 2008, at Maysville
Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.
Born November 17, 1924, in Lewis County, she was a daughter of the late
George and Ethel Moore Corns, and the widow of Porter C. Tucker, who died
July 18, 1987. She was a member of Hickory Ridge Church and RSVP.
Survivors include two sons, Harold (Wanda) Tucker and Ronald (Kay) Tucker,
both of Maysville.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. May 20 at Knox and Brothers Funeral
Home in Maysville. Rev. Sam Jones officiated with burial in Rosemont
Cemetery at Dover.

Bruce Highfield
Bruce Highfield, 89, of Chalk Ridge, died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Maysville
Nursing Rehab Center.
He was a son of the late Dock and Wilma Highfield, and the widower of Lillian
Mason Highfield. He was a farmer and served four years during WWII. He was
a member of the VFW and attended East Fork Christian Church.
Survivors include five sons, Brice (Linda) Highfield and Harry "Bubby" (Jap)
Highfield, both of Chalk Ridge, Kenny (Barb) Highfield) of Mt. Olivet, Ray
(Debbie) Highfield of Germantown and James Poole of Columbus, Ohio; and
seven daughters, Annie Penrod, Opal (Tom) Truesdell and Margaret (Hoss)
Tully, all of Chalk Ridge, Connie (Jimmy) Mason of Cabin Creek, Joyce (Brent)
Nolder of Sullivan Ridge, and Katie (Sonny) Bess and Della (Steve) Kabler,
both of Maysville.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. on May 19 at Barbour and Son Funeral
Home in Tollesboro. Bro. Bruce Heller officiated with burial in East Fork
Cemetery.

Marion Kinsel
Marion D. Kinsel, 85, of Vanceburg, died Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at King's
Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
Born January 19, 1923, in Logan, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late David
Guilford and Sarah Crank Diamond, and was the widow of Louis Kinsel, who
died in 1979. She was a seamstress, who loved to sew and crochet, and also
worked at US Shoe in Vanceburg for 15 years. She attended First Baptist
Church in Vanceburg. Survivors include a daughter, Ronna Sue Kinsel of
Troy, Ohio; five sons, Neldon (Naomi) Kinsel and Jan Kinsel (Linda
Robinson), both of Vanceburg, Lyndon Kinsel of Alexandria, Kerby (Sandra
Jo) Kinsel of Boca Raton, Fla., and Wendell (Sharon) Kinsel of Mt. Orab, Ohio;
10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Walter Diamond of
Mansfield, Ohio.
Services were conducted at 1 pm. Sunday, May 18, at Gaydos Funeral Home
in Vanceburg. Dr. Howard Wilson officiated with burial in Waring Cemetery at
Garrison.

Luther Hobbs
Luther Paul Hobbs, 95, of Ribolt, died Sunday, May 11, 2008, at Golden Living
Center in Vanceburg.
Born March 14, 1913, in Lewis County, he was a son of the late Charles and
Bertha Straley Hobbs. He was retired from Reinhardt Trucking. Survivors
include his wife, Julia Hamlin Hobbs; two sons, Paul Hobbs of Tollesboro and
Charles Hobbs of Douglasville, Ga.; and two daughters, Dana Skidmore of
Tollesboro an Connie Fannin of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. May 14 at Barbour and Son Funeral Home
in Tollesboro. Burial was in Mount Tabor Cemetery at Ribolt.

Jason Applegate
Jason Jared Applegate, 32, of Vanceburg, died Friday, May 9, 2008, at his
home.
Born January 8, 1976, in Portsmouth, Ohio, he was a son of Rose McGlone
Applegate of Vanceburg and the late Aubrey Applegate Jr. He was an
automotive factory worker and a 1994 graduate of Lewis County High School.
Along with his mother, survivors include a son, Devin Applegate of Minford,
Ohio, a daughter, Helena Nicole Applegate of Minford; and his companions,
Amber Jett of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. May 12 at Dickerson Funeral Home. Burial
was in Riley Cemetery at Head of Trace Fork.

Tillie Malone
Tillie Malone, 96, of Flemingsburg, died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at
Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.
Born August 4, 1911, in Lewis County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse
and Lula Tully, and the widow of Glenn Malone. She was a member of Wesley
Chapel United Methodist Church in Ferrisville. Survivors include twp
daughters, Athelene (Bob) Warren of Bedford, Texas, and Barbara Ann and
Jackie Vice of Flemingsburg, with whom she made her home for the past 11
years.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at Barbour and Son
Funeral Home in Tollesboro. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery at Cabin
Creek.

Karl Kegley
Karl Kegley, 88, of Vanceburg, died Saturday, May 3, 2008 at Southern Ohio
Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.
He was born July 22, 1919, at Stricklett, a son of the late James Mathew and
Elizabeth Johnson Kegley. He had been a distributor for Ashland Oil
Company and a partner in Kegley-Tannian, and in 1958, he founded WKKS
Radio. He eventually was a partner in Davis Construction Company and also
operated Karl Kegley War Surplus in Vanceburg. He had served as a director
of First Community Bank of Vanceburg, was a WWII Coast Guard veteran and
a member of First Christian Church in Vanceburg. Survivors include four
daughters, Patricia Harrison and Carol (Phil) Hull, both of Vanceburg, Jane
Lewis of Lexington and Karla (Dr. Gene) Dickerson of Sumter, S.C.; friend,
Dorcas Gilbert; and special companion, his black lab Buddy.
Services were conducted at 1 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, at Vanceburg Christian
Church. Pastor Rob Morton officiated. Memorials may be made to Vanceburg
Christian Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Dickerson
Funeral Home in Vanceburg.

Evelyn Cooper
Evelyn Cooper, 79, of Garrison, died Monday, April 28, 2008, at Southern Ohio
Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Born May 2, 1928, in Lewis County, she was a daughter of the Estin and
Grethel Cassidy Kamer, and the widow of James Cooper Jr. She was a
homemaker. She was a member of Church of God and Disable American
Veterans Chapter 150. Survivors include a son, Roger (Patty) Cooper of
Garrison; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Odist
Kamer and David Kamer, both of Garrison, and Sherman Kamer of South
Portsmouth; and two sisters, Geraldine McCleese and Marie Dummitt, both
of Garrison.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Gaydos Funeral Home
in Vanceburg. Rev. David Kamer and Bro. Travis Cooper officiated with burial
in Waring Cemetery at Garrison.

Lesta May
Lesta May, 86, of Portsmouth, Ohio, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at
Hempstead Manor in Portsmouth.
Born September 29, 1921, in Scioto County, Ohio, she was a daughter of the
late John and Parma Cropper May. She worked for Williams Manufacturing in
Portsmouth for 33 years and at Harold's Restaurant in Portsmouth. She was
of the Christian faith and enjoyed gardening. Survivors include a son,
Michael H. (Diana) Moore of Peebles, Ohio; a daughter, Wanda (Clyde) Butler
of Wheelersburg, Ohio; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a
sister, Opal Golden of Portsmouth.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at Gaydos Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Dr. Howard Wilson officiated with burial in Woodlawn
Cemetery in Vanceburg.

Margaret Jordan
Margaret Alice Cooper Jordan, 74, of Trace Creek, died Wednesday, April 23,
2008, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.
Born February 26, 1934, at Garrison, she was a daughter of the late Walter
and Naomi Scott Cooper. She was a homemaker and a member of Trace Fork
Christian Holiness Church. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Finley
Jordan; a son, Markel (Teresa) Jordan of Louisville; a daughter, Patty Dean
of Ocala, Fla.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a brother,
John Cooper of Grove City, Ohio.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Gaydos Funeral Home
in Vanceburg. Bro. Russell Burnette and Bro. Dean McCleese officiated with
burial in Howard Cemetery at Tannery.

Dolly Lewis
Dolly Gardner Lewis, 91, of Vanceburg, died Wednesday, April 23, 2008.
Born October 10, 1916, in Lewis County, she was a daughter of the late
Sylvester and Eliza Evans Gardner, and the widow of Fred M. Lewis, who
died in 1993. She was a homemaker and a Kentucky Colonel. She was a
member of Vanceburg Church of God and Lewis County Senior Citizens.
Survivors include a son, Charles "Chick" (Dorothy) Lewis of Vanceburg; two
daughters, Elanor Evans and Linda Sue Gilbert, both of Vanceburg; nine
grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren;
and a sister, Helen Gardner of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted Saturday, April 26, at Gaydos Funeral Home in
Vanceburg. Bro. Edison Buchanan and Rev. Chris Gilbert officiated. Burial
was in Evans Cemetery on Town Branch.

Trula Brooks
Trula W. Flinders Brooks, 90, of Vanceburg, died Wednesday, April 23, 2008,
at Golden Living Center in Vanceburg.
Born October 24, 1917, at Quicks Run, she was a daughter of the late Dean
Alvin and Cordia Johnson Flinders, and was the widow of Lorin Stout Brooks,
who died February 28, 2000. She was retired as co-owner of Brooks
Appliance in Garrison and a member of Black Oak Christian Church, where
she served as church secretary, Bible School superintendent, taught
Sunday school and sang in the choir. Survivors include a son, Richard Kent
(Karen) Brooks of Maysville; and four daughters, Lorna Kay (Kenneth) Sapp
of Maysville, Marilyn (Denver) Armstrong of South Shore, Carolyn (Bob) Ruth
of South Webster, Ohio, and Jane (Thomas) Flinders of South Shore.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Dickerson Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Clergy Bill Hayden, Kevin Cornette and Danny Bentley
officiated. Burial was in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Jill Wilkins
Jill R. Wilkins, 42, of Vanceburg, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at her home,
following a brief illness.
Born October 10, 1965, in Bucyrus, Ohio, she was a daughter of Leona Carol
McCleese Cabell of Victoria, Texas, and the late Billy R. Cabell. She was a
homemaker. Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a son, Cody
Wilkins of Victoria; a daughter, Leona Wilkins of Victoria; great-grandmother,
Lois McCleese of Bucyrus; a sister, Angela Ash of Bucyrus; and four
half-brothers, Billy and Bobby Cabell of Ranson, W.V., and Jerry and Shad
Sipes of Sullivan, Ohio.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Gaydos Funeral Home
in Vanceburg. Rev. Nelson Evans officiated.

Dempsey Shaw
Dempsey Shaw, 90, a resident of Golden Living Center of Vanceburg, died
Sunday, April 13, 2008, following a brief illness.
Born February 6, 1918, in Lewis County, he was a son of the late George
Thomas and Fern Carrington Shaw. He was a farmer and a member of
Heselton Baptist Church. Survivors include two nephews, Mike Shaw of
South Webster, Ohio, and Ray Shaw of Tollesboro; and two nieces, Linda
Moore and Kathy Kegley, both of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Gaydos Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Rev. Nelson Evans officiated with burial in Mt. Tabor
Cemetery at Ribolt.

Anna Probst
Anna Laura Probst, 86, of Vanceburg, died Saturday, April 12, 2008, at Golden
Living Center in Vanceburg.
Born March 8, 1922, at Head of Grassy, she was a daughter of the late John
A. and Matilda Clark Bloomfield. She was a homemaker and a member of
Saylor Branch Church of God at Laurel. Survivors include a son, Eugene
(Serena) Probst of Rushville, Ind.; and two daughters, Pauline Armstrong and
Irene Stone, both of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Dickerson Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Rev. Nelson Evans officiated with burial in Morgan
Cemetery at Head of Grassy.

Eva Butler
Eva Galena Butler, 94, of Vanceburg, died Friday, April 11, 2008, at Golden
Living Center in Vanceburg.
Born June 27, 1913, in Carter County, she was the daughter of the late
William Charles and Hattie Jordan Stone. She was a homemaker and a
member of Fly Branch Church of Christ. Survivors include three sons, Earl
(Karen) Butler of Vanceburg, and Charles (Irene) Butler and Michael
(Pamela) Butler, both of Bucyrus, Ohio; and three daughters,  Judy (Harold)
Smith and Virginia (Harold) Blevins, both of Vanceburg, and Shirley (Roger)
Evans of Circleville. Ohio.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Dickerson Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Bro. Phillip Cropper officiated with burial in Lewis
County Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Thomas Henderson
Thomas Preston Henderson, 72, of Maysville, died Thursday, April 10, 2008.
Born December 21, 1935, in Maysville, he was a son of the late Demaree and
Elizabeth Henderson. He was a retired factory worker and farmer. He was a
member of New Vision Church of God. Survivors include his wife of 23 years,
Nancy D. Ellis Henderson; four daughters, Penny (Paul) Purcell, Rose (Josh)
Hesler and Elizabeth Henderson, all of Maysville, and Mary (Michael)
Benedict of Dover; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Henderson and
Eddie Henderson; and a sister, Ethel "Sissy" White.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Brell and Son
Funeral Home in Maysville. Rev. John Ray Dodson and Rev. Alberta
Stephens officiated.

Charles Thomas Sr.
Charles "Chuck" Allen Thomas Sr., 72, of Maysville, died Thursday, April 10,
2008, at his home.
Born August 20, 1935, in Lewis County, he was a son of the late Jack and
Lorena Mae Simpson Thomas, and the widower of Christine Applegate
Thomas. He was retired from Verville Construction and Buffalo Trace
Roofing. Survivors include a son, Charles (Melissa) Thomas Jr. of Maysville;
and two daughters, Tammy Evans of Cottondale, Ala., and Mary (Jack)
Henson of May's Lick.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, at Barbour and Son
Funeral Home in Tollesboro. Burial was in Mt. Tabor Cemetery at Ribolt.

Floyd Gilbert
Floyd Arnold Gilbert, 77, of Vanceburg, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at
University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born October 8, 1930, in Lewis County, he was a son of the late William and
Martha Polley Gilbert. He was retired after 29 years as an equipment
operator with CSX Railroad. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Virginia
Moore Gilbert; four sons, Rickey (Peggy) GIlbert and Hershel Gilbert, both of
Vanceburg, Darrell (Marsha) Gilbert of Ashland and Steven Gilbert of Hyden;
and a daughter, Sharon Corns of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Dickerson Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Rev. Nelson Evans officiated with burial in Lewis County
Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Nellie Tolliver
Nellie Mildred Brewer Tolliver, 92, of Ewing, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, in
Flemingsburg.
She was born May 12, 1915, in Lewis County. She was the widower of John
"JW" William Jake Tolliver. She was a bookkeeper with Southern States for
25 years, pianist for Nepton United Methodist Church for 61 years and was
the first Beta Sigma Phi Lady of the Year. Survivors include three sons,
James William (Edna) Tolliver of Kinston, N.C., Gerald Allen (Shirley) Tolliver
of Frankfort and Robert Wayne (Janis) Tolliver of Berea; and a daughter,
Joyce Ann (Terry) Wilson of Lawrenceburg.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Nepton United
Methodist Church. Rev. Jackson Brewer officiated with burial in Elizaville
Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Denton Workman
Funeral Home in Flemingsburg.

Nannie Blackhurst
Nannie Frances Lykins Blackhurst, 79, of Midland, Mich., died Tuesday, April
1, 2008, at MidMichigan Medical Center.
Born April 23, 1928, at Tollesboro, she was a daughter of the late Orville and
Lula DeAtley Lykins, and was the widow of Dr. Robert T. Blackhurst, who died
on May 5, 2006. She attended schools in Kentucky and the Norton Infirmary
at University of Louisville, where she earned her RN degree in nursing. She
was a member of Midland Country Club and the Medical Auxiliary in Midland.
Survivors include three sons, Steven Blackhurst of Midland, Robert (Judy)
Blackhurst Jr. of Colorado and Michael Blackhurst of Delaware; and a
daughter, Ann (Ron) George of Loveland, Ohio.
Private graveside services were planned at he family's convenience.
Arrangements were under the direction of Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral
Home.

Michael Stone
Michael Anthony Stone, 52, of Laurel Creek, died Friday, April 4, 2008, at his
home.
Born March 20, 1956, in Crawford County, Ohio, he was a son of Arnold and
Clara Lee Bloomfield Stone of Vanceburg. He was self-employed as a truck
driver and with R&M Dispatching Service. He also enjoyed driving and as a
teenager was a daredevil in cars, bikes, four-wheelers and anything else he
could get on to go. Survivors also include his wife of 31 years, Rita Butler
Stone,and a son, Travis Ryan Stone of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Globe Funeral Chapel
at Camp Dix. Bro. Ronnie Enix and Bro. Greg Howard officiated with burial in
the Smith-Gilliam Cemetery at Laurel in Lewis County.

Ethel Cropper Sloop
Ethel Cropper Sloop, 84, a longtime resident of Orangeburg and Burtonville,
and a resident of Golden Living Center in Vanceburg, died Friday, April 4,
2008, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.
Born at Pleasant Valley in Fleming County, she was a daughter of the late
Alonzo W. and Ollie Mae Reynolds Doyle, and was the widow of Lawrence A.
Cropper, late of Burtonville, who died in 1965, and Henry T. Sloop, late of
Orangeburg. She was a member of Pine Valley Christian Church, where her
son is a minister, and spent her life as a farm wife and homemaker,
delighting in gardening and canning fruits and vegetables. She also worked
for many years at Mason County school cafeterias. Survivors include a son,
Philip N. (Pat) Cropper of Tollesboro; and three daughters, Glenda J. (Jack)
Herrington of Maysville, Carol M. (Allen) Cropper Myerson of Dallas, Texas,
and Teresa M. (Ric) Hord of Tollesboro.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Barbour and Son
Funeral Home in Tollesboro, with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery in
Washington.

Sarah Fetters
Sarah E. Fetters, 81, of Route 2 Vanceburg, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at
Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.
Born July 16, 1926, in Lewis County, she was a daughter of the late Andrew
and Etta Henderson McCall, and the widow of Roy Wendell Fetters. She was
a homemaker and a member of Cottageville Mission Church. Survivors
include a son, Arnold (Carrie) Fetters of Maysville, and a daughter, Linda
(Darrell) Tully of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at Barbour and Son
Funeral Home in Tollesboro. Bro. David Shoemaker officiated with burial in
East Fork Cemetery in Lewis County.

Carla Bowden
Carla Mae Bowden, 57, of Vanceburg, died Saturday, March 29, 2008, at
University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
Born September 28, 1950, in Portsmouth, Ohio, she was a daughter of the
late William D. and Mabel Jones Sullivan. She was retired after 25 years as a
school bus driver for the Lewis County School System and was an associate
with the Redden Realty Company. She was a member of Vanceburg Christian
Church. Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Timothy Bowden; a son,
Timothy F. (Beverly) Bowden of Vanceburg; a daughter, Angela (Chris) Iery of
Vanceburg; four grandchildren; one step-grandchild; a brother, Thomas D.
(Debbie) Sullivan of Portsmouth; and a sister, Leanne (Dewey) Bryant of
Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at Vanceburg Christian
Church. Rev. Duncan Aker and Rev. Richard Anderson officiated with burial
in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Black Oak. Arrangements were under
the direction of Gaydos Funeral Home in Vanceburg. Memorials may be made
to Vanceburg Christian Church, PO Box 37, Vanceburg, KY 41179.

Floyd Vice
Floyd Vice, 83, of Tollesboro and a resident of Pioneer Trace Nursing Home
in Flemingsburg, died Saturday, March 22, 2008, at Fleming County Hospital.
Born October 14, 1924, in Bath County, he was a son of the late Morris and
Hester Jackson Vice. He was retired as a farmer and enjoyed playing
checkers and Rook, pitching horseshoes and horseback riding. He was a
member of Tollesboro United Methodist Church. Survivor include his wife of
63 years, Frances Vice; three sons, Jerry Wayne Vice and Danny Ray (Mary
Lynn) Vice, both of Fleming County, and Stephen Dale) Edna) Vice of
Tollesboro; and two daughters, Sandra Gale (Donnie) Gilbert of Mason-Lewis
Road and Pamela Sue (Tim) Perkins of Tollesboro.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Tollesboro
United Methodist Church. Bro. Don Tipton and Bro. David Goss officiated
with burial in Hillcrest Garden of Memories at Plumville. Arrangements were
under the direction of Barbour and Son Funeral Home in Tollesboro.

Jane Roberts
Jane Roberts, 68, of Nevada, Ohio, died Monday, March 17, 2008.
Born January 21, 1940, in Lewis County, she was a daughter of the late Dick
and Melvia Esham Rose, and was the widow of Ray Roberts. She was a
homemaker and was retired from Millington Plastics-Blackhawk in Upper
Sandusky, Ohio. Survivors include a son, Deryll Keatting of Nevada; two
daughters, Crystal Leitzy of Monnett, Ohio, and Jamie (Jay) Postell of
Bucyrus, Ohio; five grandchildren; two sisters, Irene (Jim) Bally of Oberlin,
Ohio, and Sharon (Wayne) Poe of Maysville; and two brothers, Fred (Audrey)
Rose of Hillsboro, Ohio, and Bill Rose of Woodstock, Ga.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Lucas-Batton
Funeral Home in Nevada. Pastor Mike Wiechers officiated with burial in
Nevada Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Lung
Association. Online condolences can be sent to
www.lucasbatton.com

Oma Hinton
Oma D. Hinton, 92, of Vanceburg, died Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Golden
Living Center in Vanceburg.
Born October 5, 1915, at Vanceburg, she was a daughter of the late Warner
Clary and Nicie Bloomfield Edington, and the widow of Earl B. Hinton who
died March 27, 1994. She was retired as a floor supervisor at US Shoe and
was a member of Vanceburg Christian Church. Survivors include three
daughters, Verrena (Tom) Howard and Wanda (Tom) Cox, both of Vanceburg,
and Annette Wilmoth of Texarkana, Texas.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, March 17, at Vanceburg
Christian Church. Pastor Tom Cox Jr. and Pastor Duncan Aker officiated with
burial in Black Oak Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of
Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg.

Ruby Thacker
Ruby Davis Thacker, 91, a resident of Pioneer Trace Nursing Home, died
Wednesday, March 12, 2008.
Born April 23, 1916, in Fleming County, she was a daughter of the late Nelson
and Hannah Meadows Davis, and the widow of Walter N. Thacker. Survivors
include four daughters, Patsy (Otis) Doyle of Mason County, Wilma Williams
of Wallingford, Jennifer (Freddie) Rice of Fleming County and Muriel Ruth
(Rick) Johnson of Garrison; and a son, Willie (Bernie) Thacker of Owingsville.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Boone-Nickell
Funeral Home in Flemingsburg. Rev. Danny Howard officiated with burial in
Goddard Cemetery.

Clifford Crawford
Clifford Merle Crawford, 67, of Garrison, died Saturday, March 8, 2008, at his
home.
Born March 1, 1941, at Indian Creek, he was a son of the late Leroy and Ruth
Kilgore Crawford. He was a farmer and a US Army veteran of the Vietnam
Conflict. Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Mary Ann Toller Crawford; a
son, Ronnie Crawford of Michigan; and six daughters, Kathy (Bob) Simms of
Maysville, Tammy, Amy and Kim Crawford, all of Michigan, and Sylvia and
Charolene Crawford, both of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Dickerson
Funeral Home in Vanceburg. Bro. Joe Bentley officiated with burial in Sunset
Cemetery at Quincy.

Chester Moore
Chester Moore, 73, of Lucasville, Ohio, died Saturday, March 8, 2008, at
Golden Years Convalescent Center.
Born August 28, 1934, at Garrison, he was a son of the late Robert and
Maude Ann Hicks Moore. He was retired as a laborer with TL Blackburn
Corporation. Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Smith Howard Moore, whom
he married on June 12, 1975, in Lewis County; a son, Jeffrey (Tina) Moore of
Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Betty (David) Hobbs of Columbus; a
step-daughter, Barbara Wear of Wheelersburg; and two step-sons, Kevin
Howard of Lucasville and Paul Howard of Reidsville, Ga.
Services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at McKinley
Funeral Home in Lucasville. Clarence Hall officiated with burial in Moore's
Cemetery on McDowell Road in Lewis County.

Richard Flannigan
Richard D. "Dicky" Flannigan, 56, of Vanceburg, died unexpectedly Friday,
March 7, 2008, at his home.
Born November 4, 1951, in Lewis County, he was a son of Alberta Blevins
Flannigan of Vanceburg and the late Ernest Pete Flannigan. He was a farmer,
mechanic and a handyman. Survivors include four brothers, Tom (Kim)
Flannigan of Camp Dix, Mitch (Karen) Flannigan and Danny Flannigan,both of
Vanceburg, and Ernest Dale (Cindy) Flannigan of Arcadia, Calif.; three
sisters, Connie (Adrian) Johnson and Lana Fay Flannigan, both of
Vanceburg, and Carol (Eddie) Meadows of Wallingford; and a nice and
nephew, whom he raised, Krystal Flannigan and Jeffrey Paul (Melinda)
Flannigan, both of Vanceburg.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Gaydos Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Burial was in Black Oak Cemetery.

Opal Medley
Opal Lee Medley, 72, of Lexington died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at her home.
Born March 20, 1935, at Kinniconick Creek, she was a daughter of the late
Homer "Dick" and Melvia Esham Rose, and the widow of James Robert
Medley. She was retired as a sales clerk at Kings Variety Store and Super
Quik in Vanceburg. Survivors include two sons, Bob Medley of Gig Harbor,
W.V., and Eddie (Gwen) Medley of Lexington; and two daughters, Melva
Diehrich and Debbie (Gary) Merideth, both of Lexington.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10, at Dickerson Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Rev. Nelson Evans officiated with burial in McEldowney
Cemetery at Stricklett.

Pauline Highfield
Pauline Highfield, 79, of Sullivan Ridge, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at
Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born January 24, 1929, in Jamestown, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late
Virgil and Vina Pritchard Buck, and the widow of Wilbur Ray Highfield. She
was a homemaker and a member of East Fork Christian Church, Trinity Fish
and Game Club and Maysville Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include
three sons, Donald (Ann) Highfield of Trinity, J.C. (Brenda) Highfield of
Maysville and Louis (Brenda) Highfield of Manchester, Ohio; and three
daughters, Brenda (Cecil) Bellamy and Faye (Rick) Fultz, both of Maysville,
and Melissa (Darrell) Smith of Frankfort.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Barbour and Son
Funeral Home in Tollesboro. Bro. Bruce Heller officiated with burial in
Hillcrest Garden of Memories at Plumville.

Morris Bloomfield
Morris C. Bloomfield, 54, of Vanceburg, died unexpectedly on Wednesday,
March 5, 2008, at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Born September 15, 1953, in Toledo, Ohio, he was a son of the late Robert
and Julia Smith Bloomfield. He had worked for Hollinee and US Shoe in
Vanceburg. Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Nellie Applegate
Bloomfield; four daughters, Angela Applegate of Vanceburg, Janey Diamond
of Floyd, Va., Cindy McCord of Jackson, Ohio, and Mary McCord of Columbus,
Ohio; a step-son, Keith McCord of Vanceburg; five brothers, Peyton Eulett
and James Robert Bloomfield, both of Vanceburg, Ernest Robert Evans of
Circleville, Ohio, Albert Bloomfield of Louisa and Claude Russell Bloomfield
of Ashland; and two sisters, Patricia Dutton of Chesterfield, S.C., and Sandra
K. Brown of Pikeville.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Gaydos Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Bro. Danny Buckner and Bro. Tony Corns officiated with
burial in Horsley Cemetery at Laurel.

Geneva Lewis
Geneva Clair Lewis, 93, of Hillsboro, Ohio, formerly of Vanceburg, died
Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Highland District Hospital in Hillsboro.
Born December 18, 1914, at Springdale, she was a daughter of the late
Joseph Robert and Mary Harriett Garrett Breeze, and the widow of Floyd W.
Lewis who died February 18, 1972. She was a homemaker and worked in
sales for Voiers Department Store in Max Block Department Store in
Vanceburg. She was one of the founding members of Vanceburg Christian
Baptist Church and attended the Nazarene Church in Hillsboro. Survivors
include a daughter, Lois Esham of Vanceburg; two grandchildren; one
great-grandson; and a sister, Naomi Breeze of Hillsboro.
The funeral was conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Gaydos Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Rev. Kerry Conlee officiated with burial in Lewis County
Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Richard Chapman
Richard E. Chapman, 77, of Garrison, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, at
Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Born April 30, 1930, in Portsmouth, he was the son of the late Earl and Mabel
Fannin Chapman. He was employed at US Shoe in Vanceburg for 34 years,
was in the US Navy Reserve and a member of Bethesda Assembly of God in
Vanceburg. Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Maxine Caseman
Chapman; a daughter, Malinda (David) Corns of Garrison; two grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral was conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, March 3, at Gaydos Funeral
Home in Vanceburg. Rev. David Kamer officiated with burial in Maddy
Cemetery at Tannery.
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