Full Obituaries
R. E. Rogers Funeral Home
"Our family serving your family"

25062 Highway U.S. 119
Post Office Box 190
Belfry, Kentucky 41514
(606) 353-7212
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Richard Barry Hale, 59, of Marion, Illinois (formerly of Ransom, KY and Charleston, WV) passed away at 3:15 AM
on Tuesday November 18, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.

He was born on September 8, 1955, in Williamson, WV the son of Fred and Margaret “Nell” (Kirk) Hale. He married
Paula Farley on August 13, 1977, in Matewan, WV.

After graduating from WV Tech he began his career as a mining engineer in 1978. He worked for Massey Energy for 29
years, mining coal in Eastern Kentucky, Southern West Virginia, and Virginia. During his time at Massey, he received his
MBA from Marshall University. In 2007, he was called on by Foresight Energy and asked to relocate to Southern Illinois
where he took a corn field and drove a 7,000 foot slope. The product of his work is now one of the most productive long
wall mines in the country.

Barry is survived by his mother, Nell, of Parkway Manor in Marion IL; his wife Paula of Marion; a daughter, Morgan
Gant and husband Joshua of Marion; twin granddaughters, Haley Kathryn and Harper Kinsley of Marion; one sister,
Betty Hale of Marion; and one brother, Robert Hale of Toler, KY.

He is preceded in death by his father.

Barry was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marion.

A visitation will be held Thursday, November 20, 2014, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Murman and Wilson Funeral Home in
Johnston City, IL. Visitation will also be held on Sunday, November 23, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at R. E.
Rogers Funeral Home in Belfry, KY.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 24, 2014, at 11:00 AM at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home chapel with
Randy Williams officiating. Burial will take place at Alley Cemetery in Ransom, KY.

Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society or a local charity to help bring Christmas to children in need.

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Michael R. Fields, 50, of Grayson, KY, passed away on November 20, 2014, at the King's Daughters Medical
Center in Ashland, KY.

   He was born February 6, 1964. in Williamson, WV to Arnold "Jim" Fields and Grace McCoy Fields currently of
Grayson, KY.

   He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Henry and Phronsie Runyon McCoy and his paternal
grandparents Raymond and Opal Hunt Fields.

   Other than his parents, he is survived by three daughters, Micah Fields, Autumn Fields and Lakole Fields and one son,
Levi Fields. He also leaves behind four grandchildren, Jaylan Grace, Amiyah Serenity, Jacob and Zachary as well as a
host of loving family members and dear friends.

   Graveside service will be held at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, KY, at 1PM, Tuesday, November 25,
2014, with Rev. Eric Hubbard officiating.

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Mildred Joyce Moorman of Hardy, KY passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014, at the Appalachian Regional
Hospital of South Williamson, KY.  

    She was born at Hardy, KY, to the late Evans and Pearl Presley Breeding. She was also preceded in death by four
brothers, Erwin Breeding, Joe Clair Breeding, Beechel Breeding, and H.B. Breeding.

    She was a dedicated retired registered nurse at the Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was also a member of the
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Chattaroy, WV.

    She is survived by her brother, Robert (Louise) Breeding of Alexandria, OH, a sister, Lori Dutton of Inverness, FL,
several nieces, nephews and many good friends.

    Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the R.E. Rogers Funeral Chapel with
Larry Cope officiating. Burial will follow at the Family Cemetery, Hardy, KY, with family and friends serving as
pallbearers.

    Visitation will be from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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