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R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
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Laura Rose Craft, 58, of Bulan, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at her residence.

   Laura was born December 6, 1957, in Williamson, WV, the daughter of the late Homer and Novella Hall Baisden.  
Laura was also preceded in death by her brother, Homer Mitchell Baisden. Laura was a homemaker and a member of
the Gospel Light Baptist Church, Hazard, KY.

   Laura is survived by her husband; Steve Craft of Bulan, KY; one son, Harry (Misty) Deskins of Hatfield, KY;  one
daughter, Crystal McCoy of Stone, KY. She is also survived by two grandchildren; Dawson Isom and Holly Isom; two
sisters, Connie (the late Kevin) Coley of Belfry, KY, and Martha Marcum of Knoxville, TN; four brothers, Carlie
Baisden of Belfry, KY, Edward Baisden of Elk Creek, WV, Eugene (Alma) Baisden of Elk Creek, WV, and John Allen
Baisden of Stone, KY and two special friends, Susan and Corbett Smith, a host of nieces and nephews and members of
her church family. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Gazzel and the staff of Hazard A. R. H. Infusion
Care Center for all their love and care.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM, Saturday, August 6, 2016, at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home with Pastor
Chris Fugate officiating. Burial will follow at Farley Cemetery, Elk Creek, WV, with family and friends serving as

   Visitation will be from 6 until 9 PM Thursday and Friday night at the funeral home.


Sylvia Ann Maynard, 84, of Williamson, WV, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016, at Pikeville Medical Center.

    She was born May 19, 1932, in Pike County, KY, the daughter of the late John Everet and Victoria Snow Defoe.  
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Jackie Darrel Maynard and Danny Ray Maynard.  Sylvia was a
homemaker and member of the Assembly of God Church.

    Survivors include her children, James Maynard of Kalamazoo, MI, Betty Yahr of Scotts, MI, Pearl McKinney of
Williamson, WV, Brenda Whisenant of Belfry, KY, Joann Bianco of North Carolina and Teresa Melara of Dallas, GA;
brother, George (Judy) Defoe of Williamson, WV; sister, Linda (Denny) Hinchman of Niles, MI; fifteen grandchildren;
several great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

    Memorial services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, August 8, 2016, at the Chattaroy Church of God with Haskell
Runyon Jr. officiating.

    Visitation will begin at 10 AM Monday at the Church.


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