Name: Betty Jane Winfree Church        Age: 60
Residence: Hardy, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 1, 2008                          Place of Death: Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky
Date of Birth: June 17, 1947                                Place of Birth: High Point, North Carolina
Father: Ralph Winfree         Living: No                Mother: Clara Winfree          Living: Yes
Address of parents if living: High Point, North Carolina
Preceded in death by: Husband: William Frank Church and Son: Frankie Edmond Church
Occupation: Homemaker  
Church: Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church, Ransom, Kentucky     
Survivor(s):    
Sons:1                                                                                Daughter: 1
William Floyd “Bubber” (Debbie) Church,Ransom, KY        Sara Jane (Terry) Picklesimer, Hardy, KY
Brothers: 2                                                           
Danny Winfree, High Point, NC                                     
Bud Winfree, High Pint, NC                                                                                                             
# Grandchildren 5      
Grandchildren’s Names: Matthew, Kristen and Tyler Church, and Savanna and Shawn Prater of Matewan, WV
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 2:00 pm                Day and Date: Friday, January 4, 2008        Place: Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Chruch
Minister(s): Emery Varney and Larry Hubbard
Burial: Bluesprings Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, Ransom, KY
Name: Walter O. May         Age: 87
Residence: Daugherty Branch, Freeburn, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 1, 2008        Place of Death: Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV
Date of Birth: January 24, 1920        Place of Birth: Pinsonfork, Pike County, Kentucky
Father: Jeff May        Living: No                Mother: Nancy Ball May   Living: No
Address of parents if living:      
Preceded in death by: First wife: Letha Whitt May; two sons: James “Pit Stop” May and Teddy May; and several
brothers and sisters
Occupation: Retired coal miner and truck driver
Organizations:      
Church: Deacon and member, Primitive Baptist Church
Veteran/other: WWII US Army
Survivor(s):
Husband/Wife: Wife: Martha Boyd May
Sons: 2                                                                    Daughters: 3
Bud (Christy) May, Owensville, Kentucky                 Jan (Darrell) Fannin, Phelps, Kentucky
Jimmy (Ina Ruth) Smith, Phelps, Kentucky               Nina Gail (Glen) Varney, Pigeon Roost, Canada, Kentucky
                                                                            Lonetta ( Fred) Hunt, Zebulon, Kentucky
Brothers: 2                                                              Sisters: 4
Bud May, Pigeon Roost, Canada, KY                     Gertrude Blackburn, Pinsonfork, KY
Harold May, Pigeon Roost, Canada, KY                 Ruth Blackburn, Pinsonfork, KY
Jeanette May, Pinsonfork, KY
Pricy Stanley, Canada, KY
# Grandchildren: 14                # Great Grandchildren: 19                # Great, Great Grandchildren: Several
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 1:00 pm                Day and Date: Saturday, January 5, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Primitive Baptist Ministers
Burial: May Cemetery, Ballfork, Pinsonfork, KY
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Name: James Tommy “Ford Man” Bevins                Age: 66
Residence: McCarr, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 1, 2008                        Place of Death: Residence
Date of Birth: May 23, 1941                                Place of Birth: Stone, Kentucky
Father: Wilson Bevins         Living: No                Mother: Vicy Smith Bevins                Living: No
Preceded in death by:      
Occupation: Retired Coal Miner
Survivor(s):
Sons:3                                                        Daughter: 1
Jerry Bevins, McCarr, KY                                Sherrie Bowen, Catlettsburg, KY
Jimmy Bevins, Turkey Creek, KY                             
Bill Bevins, Fallsburg, KY                                     
Stepson: Herman Haynes, McCarr, KY                Stepdaughter: Sandra McCoy, Stone, KY
Brothers: 3                                        Sisters: 2
Larry Bevins, McCarr, Ky                        Patsy Davenport, Delaware, Ohio
Ray Bevins, Chattaroy, WV                        Martha Watson, Upper Sheppherdtown, WV
Bruce Bevins, Chattaroy, WV                     
# Grandchildren 14                # Great Grandchildren 4
Funeral Arrangements        
Time: 2:00 pm                Day and Date: Sunday, January 6, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Buddy Kendrick and Benny Freeman
Burial: Smith’s Family Cemetery, Ransom, KY
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Name: Keith Cochran         Age: 33
Residence: Lancassas, Tennessee, formerly of Forest Hills, Kentucky
Date of Death: June 9, 2008                                Place of Death: Residence
Date of Birth: February, 26, 1975                        Place of Birth: Pikeville, Kentucky
Father: Gary Cochran                 Living: No         Mother: Karen Sue Cochran May           Living: Yes
Address of parents if living: Lascassas, Tennessee
Preceded in death by: Father: Gary Cochran
Occupation: Chief Financial Officer for Stones River and DeKalb Community Hospitals
Organizations: 1993 Belfry High School Graduate, Morehead State University
Church: Lascassas Church of Christ
Survivor(s):
Husband/Wife: Sara Anjeanette Williamson Cochran, Lascassas, Tennessee
Daughters: 2
Anna Elizabeth Cochran
Grace Lorraine Cochran
Sister: 1
Melinda Sue (Sean) Tussey, Lascassas, Tennessee
Grandmother:  Lorraine Robinette, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 1:00 pm                Day and Date: Saturday, June 14, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Joe Rushing
Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, KY
Name: Dorothy Marcum        Age: 80
Residence: Dan’s Branch Road, Borderland, West Virginia
Date of Death: June 9, 2008                                Place of Death: Residence
Date of Birth: January 3, 1928                                Place of Birth: Oppy, Kentucky
Father: Harvey Porter                 Living: No                Mother: Zelphy Caines Porter          Living: No
Preceded in death by: Husband, Clifford Paul Marcum; two sisters: Hazel Porter and Violet Williams; and two
brothers: Walter Porter and W. Porter
Occupation: Homemaker
Church: Borderland Missionary Baptist Church
Survivor(s):
Sons:3                                                                Daughters: 1
Paul J. Marcum, Williamson, WV                         Carol Marcum Stiltner, Borderland, Wv
Clifford Lee Marcum, Borderland, WV
Harold Lee Marcum, Illinois        
Brothers: 1        
Carlos Porter, Pineville, WV                
# Grandchildren: 7                # Great Grandchildren: Several
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 1:00 pm                Day and Date: Thursday, June 12, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Michael Hatfield
Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Kentucky
Name: Amanda Sue Bishop        Age: 27
Residence: Upper Blackberry Road, Ransom, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 2, 2008                        Place of Death: Residence
Date of Birth: August 8, 1980                            Place of Birth: Bluefield, West Virginia
Father: Freddie Ray Bishop         Living: Yes                Mother: Jubilee Mounts Kennedy  Living: Yes
Address of parents if living: Father: Welch, WV
Occupation: Homemaker
Church: Matewan Assembly of God
Survivor(s):
Daughters: 2
Brittany Faith Bishop, Ransom, Kentucky        
Lacey Cheyene Bishop, Ransom, Kentucky        
Brothers: 1                                                                    Stepbrothers: 3
Freddie (Kimberly) Ray Mounts, Ransom, KY               Ronnie Lee Kennedy, Ransom, KY
                                                                                 Donnie Lee Kennedy, Turkey Creek, KY
                                                                                 Bobbie Lee Kennedy, Paintsville, KY
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 11:00 am        Day and Date: Sunday, January 5, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Brother Lowell Sparks
Burial: Alley Cemetery, Ransom, Kentucky
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Name: Larry Roger Lowe        Age: 62
Residence: Nosben Fork, Turkey Creek, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 7, 2008                        Place of Death: Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
Date of Birth: January 17, 1946                        Place of Birth: Turkey Creek, Kentucky
Father: Willis Lowe        Living: No                    Mother: Thelma Woods Stanley  Living: Yes
Address of parents if living: Mother: Turkey Creek, Kentucky
Occupation: 38 years with Norfolk and Southern Railroad - retired
Veteran/other: LCPL in the USMC serving from 1/1966 until 12/1967 in the Vietnam War
Survivor(s):
Sons: 2                                                                      Daughters: 1
Larry “Mark” (Michelle) Lowe, Canada, Ky                Christina Carole (Tyler) Lowe
Roger “Shane” (VerLonna) Lowe, Hinesville, GA        
Brothers: 2                                                               Sisters: 1
Daniel Lowe, Turkey Creek, KY                                Delores “Dottie” (Neal) Rollins, Sevierville, TN
Mike (Loretta) Lowe, Turkey Creek, KY
# Grandchildren 3
Grandchildren’s Names Aaron White, Johnson City, TN, Amber Lowe, Canada, KY, and Caleb Lowe, Canada, KY
Funeral Arrangements
Time: Noon                Day and Date: Friday, January 11, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Pastor Chris Blevins
Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, KY
Name: Ronnie “Big R” Chruch        Age: 44
Residence: Belfry, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 7, 2008                        Place of Death: Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY
Date of Birth: June 25, 1064                                Place of Birth: Williamson, WV
Father: Tommy Church        Living: No                Mother: Hester Church          Living: No
Preceded in death by: Nephew, Matthew Crawford
Occupation: Truck Driver, Danny Robinson Trucking
Church: Belfry Freewill Baptist
Survivor(s):
Husband/Wife: Mary Church
Sons: 2                                                        Daughters: 3
Tommy Ray Church, Belfry, KY                             
Ronnie Dakota Church, Belfry, KY                             
                                                              
Brothers: 3                                                Sisters: 5
Bill (Joey Ann) Church, Runyon Branch, KY        Gertie Bowens, Huddy, KY
Carl Church, Turkey Creek, KY                        Ann (Johnny) Osbourne, Matewan, WV
Phillip (Debbie) Church, Octavia, KY                Janice Church, New Vienna, Ohio
                                                         Mellissa (David) Ferrell, New Vienna, Ohio
                                                         Connie (Timmy) Crawford, Octavia, KY
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 1:00 pm                Day and Date: Friday, January 11, 2008                Place: Octavia Freewill Baptist Church
Minister(s): Buddy Kendrick, Dennis Hinkle, and Freddie Lewis
Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, KY
Name: Norma Williamson Pinson        Age: 81
Residence: Charolette, NC, formerly of Sidney, KY
Date of Death: January 5, 2008                                Place of Death: Charolette, NC
Date of Birth: August 3, 1926                                    Place of Birth: Pike County, KY
Father: John B. Williamson        Living: No                Mother: Taney Williamson           Living: No
Preceded in death by: Husband, Luther K. Pinson;
Occupation: Retired School Teacher Pike County Board of Education
Church: Baptist Faith
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 11:00 am        Day and Date: Saturday, January 12, 2008       Place: Pilgrim Home Old Regular Baptist Church
Minister(s): Old Regular Baptist Ministers
Burial: John B. Williamson Cemetery, Varney, KY
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Name: Scotty Deskins         Age: 47
Residence: Marshall Street, Williamson, West Virginia
Date of Death: January 8, 2008                              Place of Death: Pikeville Medical Center ER
Date of Birth: November 12, 1960                           Place of Birth: Williamson, WV
Father: Franklin Floyd Deskins        Living: No        Mother: Myrtle Marie Hall Deskins           Living: Yes
Address of parents if living: Mother: Williamson, WV
Occupation: Disabled N&W Railroad
Survivor(s):
Companion: Grace Phillips, Williamson, WV
Son: 1                                                                 Daughter: 1
Duston Scott Deskins, Williamson, WV                Rachael Marie Deskins, Williamson, WV
Brothers: 2                                                          Sisters: 2
Chester Deskins, Williamson, WV                        Eva Preece, Williamson, WV
Ronnie Deskins, Williamson, WV                         Margaret Cordle, Canal Winchester, Ohio
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 2:00 pm                Day and Date: Friday, January 11, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Josh Hall
Burial: Keesee Family Cemetery, Turkey Creek, KY
Name: Adell Ford        Age: 104
Residence: Williamson, West Virginia
Date of Death: January 10, 2008                 Place of Death: Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson, KY
Date of Birth: December 25, 1903                Place of Birth: Concord, North Carolina
Father: Robert Lee Little        Living: No                Mother: Emma Patterson Little          Living: No
Preceded in death by: husband, James W. Ford; one daughter, Ella Mae Hattley; sons: Howie and Edward Ford;
four brothers and one sister
Occupation: Cook at Cozy Kitchen and homemaker
Church: Greater Shiloh Baptist Church
Survivor(s):
Daughter: 1
Bernice L. Ford, Williamson, WV
# Grandchildren: 12                # Great Grandchildren: 22                        # Great, Great Grandchildren: 2
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 11:00 am        Day and Date: Monday, January 14, 2008               Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Richard Wilkerson
Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, West Virginia
Name: Lonzo Stiltner                 Age: 79
Residence: Stone, Kentucky
Date of Death: January, 10, 2008                        Place of Death: Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, WV
Date of Birth: February 15, 1928                        Place of Birth: Pike County, Kentucky
Father: Will Stiltner                Living: No                Mother: Missouri May          Living: No
Preceded in death by: wife, Sadie Eula Stiltner; daughter, Linda Gail Stiltner; brothers: Willis, Warren and Matt
Stiltner; and sister, Mary Hensley
Occupation: Heavy Equipment Operator Highway Department
Survivor(s):
Sons:3                                                        Daughters: 1
Roger Dale (Carol) Stiltner, Borderland, WV        Deretha Lynn Stiltner, Stone, KY
William Daryl Stiltner, Stone, KY                             
Ricky Dean (Lynetta) Stiltner, Forest Hills, KY             
Sisters: 2                                                     
Eula Mae Layne, Johns Creek, KY                             
Martha Blackburn, Michigan                                     
# Grandchildren 8                # Great Grandchildren 6
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 2:00 pm                Day and Date: Monday, January 14, 2008                Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Minister(s): Freddie Lewis
Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, KY
Name: Darlene Crigger        Age: 89
Residence: Dix Fork Road, Sidney, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 11, 2008   Place of Death: Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson, KY
Date of Birth: April 22, 1918                        Place of Birth: Canada, Kentucky
Father: Ballard Balckburn        Living: No                Mother: Mazie Smith Blackburn          Living: No
Preceded in death by: husband, Vernon Crigger; daughter, Karol Mullins; sister, Leona Stanley, and brother,
Cashier Blackburn
Occupation: Homemaker, Gardener
Church: Dix Fork Old Regular Baptist Church
Survivor(s):
Daughters: 2
Beulah (Bennie) Slone, Woodstock, GA
Kathy (Woody) Larder, Sidney, KY
Son-in-law: Arnold Mullins, Marysville, Ohio
Brothers: 2                                                     Sisters: 5
Wayne Blackburn, Sidney, KY                        Sylvia Smith, Sidney, KY
Paris Blackburn, Galena, Ohio                        Arminda Stanley, Sidney, KY
Dolly Deskins, Sidney, KY
Jean Williamson, Falston, MD
Yvonne Howell, Columbus, Ohio
# Grandchildren 5                # Great Grandchildren 5
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 11:00 am        Day and Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2008        Place Dix Fork Old Regular Baptist Church
Minister(s): David Crigger, Lacy Walters, and Edward Smith
Burial: Crigger Cemetery, Dix Fork Road, Sidney, Kentucky
Name: Dan Junior Thacker        Age: 70
Residence: Marion, Ohio, formerly of Canada, Kentucky
Date of Death: January 11, 2008                        Place of Death: daughter’s home Richwood, Ohio
Date of Birth: May 11, 1937                                Place of Birth: Canada, KY
Father: Willie Thacker        Living: No                 Mother: Ida Chapman Thacker          Living: No
Occupation: Supervisor at Pennwalt/Atochem in Delaware
Organizations: Avid bowler, loved dancing, extreme activities, sky diving, diving, Bengals and Reds fan
Survivor(s):
Son: 1                                                        Daughters: 3
Danny (Dawn) Thacker, Delaware             Debra (Kerry) Wallace, Richwood, Ohio
                                                               Connie (Brian) Ankrom, Marion, Ohio
                                                               Karin (Ken) Rishel, Columbus, Ohio
Brothers: 3                                                 Sisters: 3
Joe Thacker, Huddy, KY                             Rosetta Compton, Delaware
John Thacker, St. Augustine, FL                Ella Crossman, Phoenix, AZ
David Thacker, Delaware                           Brenda Thacker, Ypsilanti, Michigan
# Grandchildren: host                # Great Grandchildren: host
Funeral Arrangements
Time: 11:00 am        Day and Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2008        Place: R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
Burial: Church Cemetery, Canada, KY