Napier, Annie- age 78, of Emmalena, Ky. died Dec.18, 2002 at the Hazard ARMC.  She was born June 11, 1924, in Knott County, Ky., the daughter of Grover Patrick and Eva Smith Patrick.  She was precede in Death by her husband, Hargis Napier.  She is survived by one daughter, Lucy Barnes of S.D.; three stepdaughters, Louise Williams of Emmalena, Ky., Jean Creech of Bearville Ky., and Lorain Creech of Bearville, Ky., two brothers, Amel Patrick and Burley Patrick of Bearville Ky.; two sisters, Amy Patrick of Bearville, Ky., and Bevie Patrick of FR; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Funeral Services were conducted Saturday, December 21, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Carl Slone and Howard Owens officiating. burial followed at the Patrick Cemetery at Bearville, Ky., under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services. Source:  Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 1, 2003

Napier, Clara -age 84, of Bulan, died September 19, 2008 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Knott County on August 15, 1924, to Nim Rod Patrick and Allie Fair Everage Patrick. She is survived by 1 son: Danny Ray (Cecelia) Napier; grandsons: Danny Michael (Charla) Napier and Christopher Lewis (Jennifer) Napier; great granddaughters: Haley and Alexa Napier; brothers: Odis, Kermit, Curt, Dan and Chester Patrick; sisters: Evelyn Owens, Vivian Cornett and Sue Sammons. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Clell Miller and Denzil Ratliff officiating. Burial followed at the Nim Patrick Cemetery at Bearville.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 25, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Napier, Elsie Sutton -age 86 of Brinkley, passed away November 3, 2008, at the Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman.  She was born June 6, 1922, the daughter of the late Jake & Mary Slone Sutton.  She was a homemaker and the wife of Elbert Napier. She is survived by 2 sons: Ed Perkins of South Millford, Indiana & Herman Perkins of Brinkley; 1 brother: Amos Sutton of Kendellville, Indiana; and a host of grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; 1 son: Raymond Perkins; 5 brothers: Joe Sutton, Cephus Sutton; Curliss Sutton, Curt Sutton, Buel Sutton; 3 sisters: Dosie Stacey, Vinna Ritchie & Marie Bentley.  Funeral services were held Thursday, November 6, 2008, at 12 noon at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman, with Jennings Ritchie, Darrell Short & Charles Ed Smith officiating.  Burial followed at the Riverside Cemetery at Hazard under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 6, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Napier, Etta Age 86 of Beavercreek, passed away Thursday evening, May 11 at her home. She was preceded in death by two husbands, William Vest and Augustus Napier. Her parents, James and Darcus Tutt also precede her in death, as did her brothers Art, Wallace and Ottis Tutt and a sister, Carmie Cooper. She is survived by four children: Jimmy Vest, Joyce NaVeau, Phyllis Combs and Larry Vest and wife Toni. Three sisters survive her: Norma Harper, Mabel Wilder and Lucille Taylor. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Etta was a member of Covenant Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 15, 2006 at the Tobias Beaver Creek Chapel-, 3970 Dayton- Xenia Rd. at Grange Hall Rd at 12 Noon with Pastor William Brown officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 AM until the time of the service Monday. Interment will be in Miami Valley Memory Gardens following the funeral. Contributions may be made to Greene County Council on Aging.   Published in the Dayton Daily News from 5/13/2006 - 5/14/2006-Posted by Connie Spurlock

Napier, Finley Sr. Age 76 of Hamilton passed away at Ft. Hamilton Hospice Unit on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 10:50 PM. He was born in Wooten, Kentucky on January 20, 1930 the son of John and Siller (Bailey) Napier. Finley was a veteran with the United States Navy and a member of New Beginning Tabernacle. He was employed as a tool & die maker at Fisher Body for 32 years, retiring in 1981, and for many years worked at Greenwood Cemetery. On September 8, 1949 in Hazard, Kentucky he married Pauline Wooten. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Napier of Hamilton; five sons, Thomas Napier, Finley Napier Jr. and his wife Patty, Jack Napier and his wife Janet, Terry Napier and his wife Nancy, and Tim Napier and his wife Shelly, all of Hamilton; three daughters, Bonnie Bates and her husband Kenny of Fairfield, Donna Allen and her husband Eligha of Hamilton, and Brenda Benge of Hamilton; twelve grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a brother, Harold Napier and his wife Marian of Lincoln, Nebraska; and three sisters, Dorothy Wooten and her husband Ed of Dayton, Foist Childers and her husband Jasper of Middletown, and Mary Ann Combs and her husband Pete of Paxton, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Kenneth Napier; and two grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held at the New Beginning Tabernacle, 2561 Ramona Lane, on Monday, March 27, 2006 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Buddy Cook and Rev. Terry Napier, Finley's son, officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be held at the Brown-Dawson Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Avenue, on Sunday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The family extends a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Vitas Hospice for all their care and support. Published in the Hamilton Journal-News on 3/25/2006-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Napier, Frank -age 65, of Dwarf, Kentucky, died Thursday, August, 25, 2005, at Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky. He was born January 4, 1940, the son of the late Ballard and Opal Napier.  He was preceded in death by his parents: late Ballard and Opal Napier; one brother: Bobby Napier; one sister: Darlene Napier.  He is survived by his wife: Brenda Joyce Smith Napier; one son: Timothy Wayne Napier of Dwarf; four brothers: Sam Napier of Indianapolis, Indiana, Terry Napier of Bonnyman, Kentucky, Marlous Napier of Dwarf and Jack Napier of Leslie County; three sisters: Linda Crawford, Betty York and Lenora Caldwell all of Bonnyman, Kentucky.  Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 28, 2005 at 1 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Clell Miller officiating.  Burial followed in the Crawford Family Cemetery, Grapevine, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 31, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Napier, Haemon ''Beaver'' Age 65 of Crosby Township passed away at his residence on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at 2:05 PM. He was born in Shoal, Kentucky on August 4, 1940 the son of Corbett and Dessie (Feltner) Napier. Haemon was employed as a crane operator at Mosler Safe Company for 27 years. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #44, Miamitown. On January 15, 1985 in Hamilton he married Linda Thomas. He is survived by his wife, Linda Napier of Crosby Township; two sons, Timothy Napier and his wife Debora of Lebanon, Missouri and David Napier and his wife Christa of Orlando, Florida; three brothers, Hercus Napier and his wife Phyllis of West Harrison, Indiana, Heaton Napier and his wife Judy of Phoenix, Arizona and Bransford Napier and his wife Gina of Lebanon, Missouri; seven sisters, Patsy Blevins of Tampa, Florida, Phyllis Jones and her husband Rodney of Hamilton, Lena Cox and her husband Ray of Brookville, Indiana, Lucinda Powell and her husband Clinton of Hamilton, Freda Paddock of Hamilton, Celia Irene Powell and her husband Kimroy of Oxford, and Annita Carol Feltner and her husband Jim of Hamilton; and four grandsons, Timothy Aaron, Adam, Ashley, and Kyle. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Drennon Napier; and sister, Jenalea Napier. Funeral Service will be held at the Brown-Dawson Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Friday, March 31, 2006 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Allen Deaton officiating. Visitation will be held Friday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Cremation will follow at a later date. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Hospice of Cincinnati for all their care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Cincinnati.
Published in the Hamilton Journal-News on 3/30/2006-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Napier, Juanita ~ 57, of Manchester, formerly of Knott County, died Monday, November 17, 2008, at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Ky. She was born in Perry County on March 6, 1951, to Edgar Mullins and Frances Smith Mullins. She is survived by her husband: Donald R. Napier; daughter: Melissa Kay Patrick; sons: Darrell Wayne Napier and Willis Ray Napier; future son-in-law: Jimmy Cox; future daughter-in-law: Amber Riggins; brother: Lonnie Mullins; sisters: Lillie Mae, Margaret and Verdia Lee; grandchildren: Dakota Ray Patrick and Brianna Lynn Napier; stepgrandchild: Katelyn Cox.
She was preceded in death by parents: Edgar and Frances; 1 granddaughter: Brandi Patrick. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2008,  at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ronald Messer and Ricky Smith officiating. Burial followed at the Napier Cemetery in Manchester under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, November 27, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Napier, Laura  -85, of  Austin, IN. passed away Sunday, October 12th, 2008 at Clark Memorial Hospital in  Jeffersonville, IN. Mrs. Napier was born in Hazard, KY on November 30, 1922, the daughter of the late Alex and Lucinda (Combs) Russell. Laura loved to crochet and cook.  She had also cooked for many celebrities, where she was employed for many years at Marianne's Restaurant in Scottsburg.  She also loved spending time with her grandkids and playing bingo. Survivors include: Daughters:  Reva Dial of Austin, IN., Virgie Medoza of Clinton, Mass. Sons:  Carl Napier of Jacksonville, Florida., Bobby Smith of Clayhole, KY., Arthur Davis of Jackson, KY. Sisters:  Mary Combs of Jackson, KY.., Mimi of Clayhole, KY.., Eula Mae of Wisconsin. She is also survived by Several Grandchildren. Submitted by Loren Calhoun

Napier, Pamela Michelle Godsey ~ 34, of Hazard, passed away November 30, 2008 at Fisty. She was born in Hazard, Ky. on August 14, 1974, to Silas Godsey and Carolyn Ruth Creech Godsey. She is survived by husband: Tracy L. Napier; father: Silas Godsey; children: Justin Lee Patrick, Brandon Keith Patrick, Jessie Tyler Patrick, Alexandra Danielle Godsey, Traci Lynn Napier, Laci Leann Napier, Kaci Gwyn Napier and Maci Jynn Napier; sisters and brothers: Glena Faye Jackson, Gary Wayne Godsey, Amelia Gayle Gilpin, Tiffany Nicole Godsey, Katrina Dawn Godsey, Susan Elvira Godsey, Matthew Kyle Creech and James Quenton Hollin. She was preceded in death by Mother - Carolyn Ruth Godsey. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Donnie Patrick and Ricky Smith officiating. Burial followed at the Combs Cemetery at Emmalena.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 11, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Napier, Shelby ~ age 74, of Dwarf, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Perry County on August 28, 1934, to Carl "Fish" Napier and Edith Fugate Napier. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Elhanan Napier, Jesse Paul Napier and Edward Napier. He is survived by his wife: Mary E. Napier; 2 children: Linda Gail Napier and Anthony Paul Napier; 3 grandchildren: Shelby Timothy Dewayne Jacobs, Heather Nicole Napier and Dillion Emory Curtis Napier; friend: Jimmy "Foxy" Baker; special friend: His Dog "Jayla". Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Burial followed at the Engle and Napier Cemetery at Dwarf.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 21, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Neeley, Marigold -age 82 of Prestonsburg, Ky., died May 28, 2007 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 31, 2007, at 11 a.m. with Bethel Bolen officiating. Burial will follow at the Warrix Cemetery at Hueysville under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.      Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*DATE OF BIRTH: June 14, 1924 PLACE: Magoffin Co., KY PARENTS: the late Pearl and Myrtle Howard Salisbury HUSBAND OR WIFE: the late Coy Neeley OTHER SURVIVORS: 2 sons: Coy Neeley Jr. of Garrett, Ind. And Edgar Warrix of Auburn, Ind.; 2 daughters: Mary Bailey of Hueysville, KY and Ruey Carroll of Corunna, Ind. ; brother: Joe Salisbury of Gunlock, KY ; sister: Jacqueline Shepherd of Silver Lake, Ind.; 11 grandchildren and 23 great- grandchildren. DECEASED RELATIVES: parents, husband, daughter: Barbara Faye Neeley; 4 sisters: Adeline Warrix, Maxine Warrix, Shelby Warrix and Alma Shepherd 

Neice, Wallace ~ age 68, of Hindman, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2010, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical after a long illness. He was born in Hindman on May 30, 1941, to Carmen Neice and Eva Slone Neice. He was a retired hearing officer for the Dept. of Human Resources and a former school teacher. He is survived by 2 sisters- Jessie Neice (Claude) Slone and Betty Neice (Emil) Slone. 6 nephews- Tracey Neice, Brent Slone, Kevin Slone, Keith Slone, Richard Slone and Jerry Slone; a host of great nieces and nephews.     Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Milburn Slone and Mike Caudill officiating. Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.      Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 28, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nelson, George E. Jr.,- age 71, of Durant, Mississippi, formerly of Ary, Kentucky, died on Sunday, May 1, 2005, at Durant, Mississippi. He was born on May 22, 1933, at Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the son of George E. Nelson, Sr. and Alice Hangartner Nelson.  He is survived by his daughters, Judy Nelson Moe of Minnesota and Jackie Hill of Durant, Mississippi; sons, George Nelson, III of Chicago, Illinois, John Nelson of Fairchild, Wisconsin and Joel Nelson of Addison, Michigan; sister, Mary Melchionne of Arizona; brothers, Jim and Odle Nelson of Washington and Reverend Steve Nelson of Illinois; and eleven grandchildren. Graveside services were conducted on Thursday, May 12, at 11:00, at Homeplace, Ary, Kentucky, with Ellis Fugate officiating.  Burial followed at Homeplace.  A memorial service will be held at the Homeplace Community Center, Ary, Kentucky, on Monday, May 16, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Nelson, Virginia -age 78, of Prestonsburg, Ky., died on Mon., August 30, 2004, at the Home of her son, Orville Nelson, Jr. She was born on May 27, 1926, the daughter of the late Roy Fairchild and Cora Spears Fairchild. Funeral services will be conducted on Fri., Sept. 3, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Bobby Joe Spencer and Tommy Nelson officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 1, 2004

Nelson, Wanda Lee ~ age 81, of Wayland, died Friday, September 16, 2011, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. She was born at Lackey on November 19, 1929, to Jack Hatfield and Elizabeth Sturgill Hatfield. She was preceded in death by her husband- Glen Nelson; Son- David Lee Nelson; 2 Grandchildren- Jennifer Duesler and Diamond Jr. Huff; 2 Brothers- Jack and James Hatfield. Survivors: Sons- Charles Ray (Pat) Nelson, Larry Glen (Elizabeth) Nelson, Luther Darrel Nelson (Peg), Jackie Randall Nelson (Kay), Gary Nelson, Rickey (Denise) Nelson and Rodney (Stacy) Nelson; Daughters- Patricia Ann Huff, Gloria Fay Ratliff (Larry Caudill), Linda S. Huff, Brenda Carol (Steve) Elliott, Joyce Evelyn (Tom) Wright, Rose Shannon (Harold) Taylor, Bonnie Jean Nelson and Barbara Gayle (Steven) Conley; Sister- Cathleen Lucas, 37 Grandchildren, 53 Great Grandchildren, 5 Great Great Grandchildren, 3 Step Grandchildren, 9 Step Great Grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 19, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Jimmy Hall and others officiating. Burial followed in the Bob Conley Cemetery at Lackey under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 22, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Neumann, Antoinette Martin -age 86, of Hindman, Kentucky, died Tuesday, September 12, 2006, at the Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman, Kentucky.  She was born in Knott County on August 11, 1920, the daughter of Benjamin and Ida Combs Martin.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Eric Neumann; four brothers: Carvel Martin, Oswell Martin, Ardwon Martin and Baby Henry Martin; three sisters: Bill Rose Williams and Majesta Hudson.   She is survived by two brothers: Sonny Celaun Martin and Kohlmon Martin, one sister: Slechia Rema Martin Craft; host of nieces and nephews; extended family and friends of the Knott County Nursing Home.   Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 14, at 3 p.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Ricky Smith and Randall Short officiating.   Burial followed in the Martin Cemetery, Carrie, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 20, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

New, Alisha R. -age 17 of Garrett, Indiana, passed away March 10, 2007, in an automobile accident in DeKalb County.  She was born December 13, 1989, in Kendallville, Indiana to Danny R. Rose and Sharon R. New.  Alisha was a junior at Garrett High School and was a member of the Rhythm Connection Show Choir.  She worked at Arby's in Auburn, Ind. for 8 months.  Alisha enjoyed playing softball, volleyball, soccer, and basketball.   Services were held Wednesday, march 14, 2007, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church at Garrett, Indiana.  Burial was at the Orange Cemetery at Wolcottville, Indiana, under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home of Garrett, Indiana. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 14, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Newland, Rhoda Johnson ~ age 70 of West Carrollton, OH passed away November 16, 2008 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born May 12, 1938 in Hindman, KY, the daughter of the late Squint & Cloia (Adams) Johnson. She was a member of the Sandy Valley Independent Baptist Church. Preceded in death by a daughter Zella, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Survivors include her husband of 48 years Merl Newland, 3 sons David Newland and wife Tammy of Moraine, OH, Randy Newland of Dayton, OH, Matthew Newland of W. Carrollton, OH, her daughter Sheila Newland of W. Carrollton, her granddaughter Chloe, 3 brothers, 3 sisters, and numerous other family members and friends. The family will receive friends on November 19, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the SWART FUNERAL HOME, W. Carrollton. Additional services will be held at the Hindman Funeral Service in Hindman, KY, with burial at the Smith Family Cemetery. Source: Dayton Ohio Daily News 18 Nov 2008 ~ posted by Kandy Back Agee

Newman, Harold Glenn ~ age 70, of Versailles, formerly of Hi Hat, husband of the late Georgia Anne Vanover Newman, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, at his residence. He was born December 17, 1940, in Hi Hat, a son of the late Willard Riley and Sylvia Hall Newman. He was a retired school teacher from Wheelwright High School and a member of the Wheelwright Masonic Lodge. He is survived by a daughter; Tyra Lynn Newman (Jeff) Evans, Versailles; 3 grandchildren; Brandon Chase, Caleigh Brooke and Jordan Alexis Evans, all of Versailles; 3 brothers; Ramon (Emma) Newman, Lancing, Tenn., James Dewey (Elva) Newman, Lexington,  and Willis Newman, Hi Hat; 5 sisters; Veroncia (Arnold) Harmon, Beaver Creek, Ohio, Phyllis Rackley, Midway, Nell (Troy) Stidham, Circleville, Ohio, Glenda Johnson, Versailles, and Sarah (David) Hall, Hi Hat; 2 brothers-in-law; Kermit (Marsha) Vanover and Buddy Vanover, 4 sisters-in-law; Bobbie Stewart, Carol (Billie) Lewis, Sharon (Jimmy) Slone and Rhonda (Roy) Boggs. Funeral services were held Monday, April 4, 2011, at 11 a.m. in the Milward Funeral Directors Southland Chapel in Lexington.   Burial followed in the Rosecrest Cemetery at Versailles.  In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial contributions be made to Alice Lloyd College.       Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 7, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Newman, Mary Belle  age 92, of Grethel, widow of Oscar Newman, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2003, at her residence.  She was born December 15, 1910, in Grethel, the daughter of the late Rod Hall and Francis Hall.  She was a homemaker, and a member of the Samaria Regular Baptist Church for 53 years.  Survivors include five sons Buford Newsman of Circleville, Ohio, Ronald Newman of Elyria, Ohio, Carmel Newman of Lorain, Ohio, r. H. Newman of Sevierville Tennessee, and Wendell Newman of Grethel; five daughters, Barb Wilson of Durand, Michigan, Eloise Chaffin of Lorain, Ohio, Patsy Frasure of Grethel, Patricia Hudson of Elyria, Ohio, and Beulah Hamilton of Lorain, Ohio; two brothers, Walker Hall of Beaver and Ottis Hall of Grethel; one sister Maxie Howell of Grethel; 39 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral services for Mary Belle Newman will be conducted Friday, January 24, at 11 a.m. at the Pilgrim Home Regular Baptist Church, at Grethel, with Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Newman Family Cemetery, at Grethel.  Hall Funeral Home of Martin is in charge of arrangements.  Visitation is at the church. Source:  The Floyd County Times,  Friday,  January 24, 2003

Newman, Melvina Perry -age 92, of Grethel, Ky., the wife of the late Thurman Newman, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2007 in the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky.. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007-Submited by Debbie Tamborski
*Born August 6, 1914 in McDowell, Ky., the daughter of the late Charlie Perry and Minnie Howell Perry. She is survived by three sons, James Newman, Harold, Ky., Larry Newman of Lexington, Ky. and Gary Newman of Grethel, Ky., one sister, Wilma Alley, Dayton, Oh., 8 grandchildren, Nelson Ryan Newman, Jonathan Paul Newman, Melanie Renee Newman, Angela Rachelle Smith, Kelli Nicole Newman, Jeffrey Alan Newman, Michael Scott Newman and Adam Craig Newman, 1 great grandchild, Hunter Aaron Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Newman, three brothers, James Estill Perry, Ora Perry and Ivel Okel Perry, four sisters, Beatrice Newsome, Altabea Castle, Stella Martin and Oma Elkins.

Newman, Willard H. (Bud) -prominent Left Beaver Creek man, died last Thursday, at his home at Hi Hat after four years of failing health. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Newman, he was a native of the section in which he died and where he was recognized as an outstanding citizen.  Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Leda Mitchell Newman, three sons and two daughters, W.J. Newman, Beech Hill, W. Va., George W. Newman, Hi Hat, A. J. Newman, of Ohio, Mrs. Pearlie Newman, of Oregon, and Mrs. Hester Hall, of Hi Hat.  One brother, Hent Newman, of Hi Hat, also survives.  Funeral awaits arrival of his daughter from Oregon, it was said at the Arnold Funeral Home.  Burial will be made in the family cemetery at Clear Creek.     Source: The Floyd County Times, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, 6 January 1949, page 2.-Posted by Jim Spencer

Newsom, Morris Finley age 78, of Harold, Ky., died on Fri. October 1, 2004.  He was born on December 5, 1925, the son of the late Robert and Effie Hall Newsom.  Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 5, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.  Burial will follow in the Effie Hall Newsom Cemetery, Grethel, Ky.  Arrangements are being handled by Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Newsom, Sterlon -75, of 5310 Cannons Campground Road died July 1, 2003, at his home. A native of Floyd County, Ky., he was the son of the late John B. and Matilda McCoy Newsome and his stepmother, the late Della A. Newsome. He was the husband of Juanita Thornsberry Newsom. He was retired from Ford Motor Company and was a member of United Auto Workers. He was a veteran of the Army, having served during the Korean War and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Delora N. Phalen of Gaffney; a son, Larry Newsom of Spartanburg; four sisters, Virginia Crawford of Melvin, Ky., Patricia Martin of Langly, Ky., Catherine Bailey of Harold, Ky., and Roberta Price of Cleveland, Ohio; and three brothers, Otis Newsome and Freddie Newsome, both of Charlotte, Mich., and Archie Newsome of Springport, Mich.; three grandchildren; and one step-grandchild. Visitation will be from 3 to 3:45 tonight at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at the chapel, conducted by pastor Steve Griffiths. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family is at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 105, Columbia, SC, 29204.

Newsome, Agnes, 82 of Weeksbury, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born September 13, 1920, at Weeksbury, she was the daughter of the late Dee and Susan Bryant Mullins.  She was a homemaker, and a member of the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church.  She was preceded in deity by her husband, Frank Newsome.  Survivors include five sons, Bill Newsome, Doug Newsome, Daryl Newsome, and Tommy Dean Newsome, all of Weeksbury, and Buddy Newsome of Georgia; 11 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.  In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Lonnie Gene Newsome; four brothers, Milford Mullins, Romey Mullins, Virgil Mullins, and Shorty Mullins; and two sisters, Mary McCloud and Cloye Hall. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church, with Rev. Louis Ferrari and Vernon Johnson Officiating.  Burial will be in the Weeksbury Cemetery, at Weeksbury, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  Visitation is at the church with 7 p.m. services nightly.
Source:  The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Newsome, Anderson 64, of Beaver, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at his residence.  Born August 18, 1939, at Beaver, he was the son of the late Jarvey and Rhonda Vance Newsome.  He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Ligon Freewill Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wife, Brenda Faye Ray Newsome.  Other survivors include four sons, Phillip dale Newsome and James Rufus Newsome, both of Ligon, Charles Dwayne Newsome of Prestonsburg, and Victor Bradley Newsome of Harold; one daughter, Linda Gayheart of Ligon; two brothers, Tivis Newsome and Anthony Newsome, both of McDowell; and one sister, Alice Johnson of Melvin.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Timothy Paul Newsome and Carl Edward Newsome; three brothers, Estill Newsome, Foster Newsome, and Robert Newsome; three sisters, Lula Bell Tackett, Maxie Moore, and Thelma Adams.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, may 15, at 1 p.m.  at the Ligon Freewill Baptist Church, with Freewill Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial will be in the Newsome Cemetery at Craynor, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  Visitation is at the Ligon Freewill Baptist Church. Source:  The Floyd County Times, Wednesday, May 14, 2003

Newsome, Betheine - age 68 of Hi Hat, Kentucky passed away on Monday, May 21, 2007 at her residence. She was born in Knott Co. on September 13, 2007 being the daughter of the late Draxie Slone. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, James Newsome, Two Sons, Homer Slone and Jack Slone of Knott County, Kentucky and Ronnie Slone that she raised as a son, Two Daughters, Angie Slone and Beth Slone both of Knott County, Ky. Three Nieces, Eloise Slone, Susan Slone and Barbara Jacobs, Three Nephews, June Bug Jacobs, Ronnie Slone and Johnny Slone. Funeral Services were held Thursday, May 24, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in the Samaria Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry, Ky. with Regular Baptist Ministers officiating.. Burial in the Martin Cemetery at Martin, Ky. Under the professional Care of Hall Funeral Home of Martin, Ky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Newsome, Carolyn Sue ~ age 62 of Beaver, passed away April 3, 2009, at home.  She was born April 1, 1947, in Pike Co., the daughter of the late Thomas & Fannie Hall Tackett. She is survived by 3 sons, Timothy (Melissa) Hall of McDowell, Jeffery (Angela) Paige of Beaver and Phillip "Red" (Jennifer) Newsome of Melvin; 1 daughter, April Mulinax of Georgia; 1 sister, Mary Belle Hall of Georgia; 4 grandchildren, Timothy Kyle Hall, Brandon Paige & Jessica Hall. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 daughters, Jeanna Marie Hall & Margo Tackett; 8 brothers, Clifford, Georgie, Hatler, Amos, Green, Larry, Andy Jack and Thomas Tackett Jr.; 4 sisters, Bobbie Jean Caudill, Lacy Teams, Roberta Tackett and Verna Paige & 2 grandchildren, Dylan Eugene Paige and Dallas Jeffery Paige. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 6, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin. Burial followed at the Tackett Fork Cemetery at Beaver under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 9, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Newsome, Grant Jr. age 57, of Hi Hat, Kentucky, died Wednesday November 23, 2005, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Healthcare, McDowell, Kentucky. He was born January 5, 1948, the son of the late Grant, Sr. and Goldie Hamilton Newsome. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sons: Brian K. Newsome and Kenneth D. Newsome.  He is survived by his wife: Brenda Sue Hall Newsome; one son: Tracy Newsome of Hit Hat; three brothers: Donnie Newsome of Dema, Stoney Newsome of Hit Hat and Bobby Newsome of Hit Hat; two grandchildren: Vanessa Hall and Ryan Hall.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 28, at 11 a.m., at the Little Nancy Old Regular Baptist Church, Hi Hat, Kentucky, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.   Burial followed in the Hamilton Cemetery at Tackett Fork in Beaver, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, .Nov. 30, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Newsome, Hatler ~ age 73 of Beaver, passed away October 14, 2011, at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born April 26, 1938, in Floyd County, the son of Mary Hamilton Newsome of Beaver & the late Estil Newsome. He was a disabled Plumber and the husband of Rose Duhr Newsome. He is survived by 4 sons: Steve (Noreen) Newsome of Herrin, Illinois, David (Joyce) Newsome of Thompsonville, Illinois, Dack Newsome of Chicago, Illinois and Alan Duhr of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; 2 daughters: Debbie (Keith) Cooper of Herrin, Illinois & Darlene Sherman of Phoenix, Arizona; 1 brother: Donald Newsome of Pike County, Kentucky; 3 sisters: Verlene Jankie of Beaver, Sylvia Kiser of Pike County, & Louise Tackett of Beaver; 15 Grandchildren & 5 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; brothers & sisters: Alonzo Newsome, Justin Wayne Newsome, Alphine Jane Newsome & Geraldine Newsome. Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry. Burial followed at the Frank Hamilton Cemetery at Teaberry under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 20, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Newsome, Jarvey - "He was a son of old Fed Newsom, and was born in Pike county, Ky., in the year 1841, and departed this life on the first day of Aug.1901, aged 60 years. Father was married. to Ellouisa Hall about the year 1863, to them were born two children, while in her blooming state she and her two beloved little sons were called from the shores of time from on high, and on the first day of April, 1871, father was married. to Drusilla Osborn, the daughter. of old Neal [Cornelius] Osborn, and to them were born 11 children, 9 sons and 2 daughters, of whom 7 are living and 4 dead, 3 died in infancy and 1 at the age of 21, and 2 out of the seven living have professed a hope in Christ. Father was baptized in the fellowship of the Enterprise Church [at Wales, Pike Co., KY] in the year 1900, was baptized by Elder John Hopkins [Moderator of The Enterprise Church] in the waters of Beaver Creek Source: 1908 New Salem Assoc. Minutes, Old Reg. Baptist, p11-12-Submitted by Tom & Rhoda Hollingsworth

Newsome, Jessica Nicole -age 21, of Galveston, Kentucky, died on Friday, December 17, 2004, at Mousie, Kentucky.  She was born on July 21, 1983, at Pikeville, Kentucky, the daughter of Gregory R. and Loretta Hall Newsome.   She was preceded in death by her grandparents, the  late Homer and Ruth Rogers Hall, and great-grandparents, Tivis T. and Martha Hall Newsome.  She is survived by her brother, Dilan G. Newsome of Galveston, Kentucky and Ray and Joy Newsome of Teaberry, Kentucky.   Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, December 21, at 11:00 a.m., at Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, Teaberry, Kentucky, with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating.  Burial followed in Greenberry Hall Cemetery, Galveston, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Newsome, Joseph age 48, of Craynor, Ky., died on Thursday, August 19, 2004, at his home.  He was born on March 19, 1956, the son of the late Chester E. and Stella Howell Newsome.    Funeral services were conducted on Monday, August 23, at 11:00 a.m., at Zion Old Regular Baptist Church, Grethel, Ky., with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.  Burial followed in Ike Roberts Cemetery, Grethel, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Newsome, Lillie Mae  age 68, of Hi Hat, widow of Robert Newsome passed away Monday, January 27, 2003, at her daughters residence in Wheelwright.  She was born April 1, 1934, in Beaver, the daughter of the late riley Newsome and Ettie Newsome.  Survivors include three sons, Willie Hall of Ligon, Randy Eugene Pegrem of West Virginia, And Melvin Adams Jr. of McDowell; three daughters, Geneva Pegrem of Ligon, Nora Lou Hall of Galveston, and Betty Lou Slone of Wheelwright; six step-children; one brother, Riley Newsome Jr. of Price; seven grandchildren, Lou Tackett, Josh Slone, Char Adams, Areil Adams, Stephanie Slone, Dakota Adams and Jessica Slone.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, John Milford Newsome; and two sisters, Elvie Hall and Rosie Henson.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 31, at 11 a.m. at the Samaria Regular Baptist Church, in Teaberry, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Hamilton Cemetery, in Teaberry, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin.  Source:   The Floyd County Times,  Wednesday,  January 29, 2003

Newsome, Nova Martin -age 74, of Teaberry, Kentucky, died Tuesday, January 17, 2006, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Healthcare, McDowell, Kentucky. She was born January 22, 1931, the daughter of the late Bill and Maudie Howell Martin. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 20, at 1 p.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, Teaberry, Kentucky, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.   Burial followed in the Newsome Cemetery, Mink Branch, Craynor, Kentucky.  Under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 25, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Newsome, Ray ~ age 71 of Teaberry, passed away March 2, 2009, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center.  He was born August 5, 1936.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2009, at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial followed at the Effie Newsome Cemetery at Grethel under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 5, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: the late Ezra & Ella Hamilton Newsome; Husband or Wife: Joy Newsome; Other Survivors: wife, five sons, Gregory Ray Newsome of Galveston, KY, Jeffrey Lee & Christopher Newsome both of Banner, KY, Stevie Newsome of Atlanta, Georgia & Stuart Alan Newsome of Pikeville, KY; two daughters, Karen Henry of Stanville, KY & Lori Ann Huffman of Hamblin, WV; three brothers, Childers Newsome of San Antonio, TX, Dalton & Donnie Alan Newsome both of New Lebanon, OH ; 9 Grandchildren; Deceased Relatives: parents; two brothers, Townzel Newsome and Elza Newsome; one grandchild.

Newsome, Rebecca Mae -age 95, of Mobile, Alabama, formerly of Melvin, Kentucky, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the Grand Bay Convalescence Home, Grand Bay, Alabama. She was born March 1, 1911, in Grethel, Kentucky, to the late Noah and Mary Bell Hamilton Roberts. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 7, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky.  Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Kentucky. Under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Newsome, Tommy M. -51, of Georgetown, Ky., passed away Oct. 23, 2008, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Newsome was born July 4, 1957, in Hazard, Ky., to Harold Gene and Burnell Cornett Newsome, of Cornettsville, Ky. He was a disabled security officer. His wife, Gayle Smith Newsome, survives him at the family home. Other survivors include Jonathan and Marcie L. Halcomb Newome, of Paris, Ky., sisters, Connie Newsome, or Cornettsville, Ky., Patricia and Brad Wilson, of London, Ky.; grandson Davin Kolby Newsome, of Paris, Ky. Funeral services were Sunday, Oct. 26, at Big Leatherwood Old Regular Baptist Church in Cornettsville, Ky. Visitation was Friday, Oct. 24. Burial was at the C.B. Smith Family Cemetery in Pippa Passes, Ky. Ministers of Old Regular Baptist faith officiated. Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman, Ky., is in charge of the arrangements

Newsome, Vernia -age 83, of Betsy Layne, Ky., died on Tues., Dec. 7, 2004, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky. She was born on Nov. 9, 1921, the daughter of the late B.J. and Armenta Marshall Hinter.    Funeral services were conducted on Fri., Dec. 10, at 1:00 p.m., at Prestonsburg Church of Christ, Prestonsburg, Ky., with Tim Blankenship officiating.  Burial followed in Bush Cemetery, Harold, Ky., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 15, 2004
   
Nickles, Bill, age 75 of Hindman, KY died on October 23, 2002, at Knott County Nursing Home, Hindman, Ky.  He was born on August 13, 1927, in Mousie, KY., the son of Austin Nickles and May Golda Slone Nickles.  He is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.  funeral services were conducted on Saturday, October 26, at 1:00 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Hindman, KU with Clifford Williams and Cullen Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Source: Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Nickles, Daisy Fields ~ age 88, of Vest, passed away Monday, February 27, 2012, at the Knott Co. Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born at Pinetop on June 23, 1923, to John H. Fields and Bertha Watts Fields. She was preceded in death by her husband: Burley Nickles; 1 daughter: Carolyn Thornsberry; 2 sons: Tim Nickles and Rudy Nickles. She is survived by 3 sons: B.J. (Janet) Nickles, Kenny (Brenda) Nickles and Robbie Nickles; 4 daughters: Kathy Lynn Cornett, Debbie (Kirby) Slone, Kim (Marty) Thomas and Tammy (Granvill) Patrick; 1 brother: Simeon (Cora) Fields; 1 sister: Nettie (Walter) Honshell; 25 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and step-grandchildren.Funeral services for Daisy Fields Nickles will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Mike Caudill and Darrell Short officiating. Burial will follow in the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery at Litt Carr under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 1, 2012

Nickles, David "Pete" -age 70, of Litt Carr, Kentucky, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at his residence.   He was born November 24, 1935, the son of the late Calvin and Ada Martin Nickles.  He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers: Wilgus Nickles, Silas Nickles, Burley Nickles, Alvin Nickles and Hubbard Nickles; one sister: Millie Hurt.   He is survived by three sons: Christopher Nickles, Kevin Nickles both of Charlestown, Indiana and Barry Nickles of Sellersburg, Indiana; one daughter: Virginia Gail of Madison, Indiana; one brother: Edgar "Doc" Nickles of Brinkley, Kentucky; two sisters: Beulah Parke and Nadine Amburgey both of Litt Carr, Kentucky, a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.   Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 14, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Darrell Short officiating.  Burial followed in the Nickles Family Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 19, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, Edgar "Dock" ~  passed away quietly at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Harrodsburg Ky. on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Formerly from Knott County, Dock had been living with his daughter Shirley and her husband Charles Culton for the past 7 months in Danville. Dock is survived by his Daughter - Shirley (Charles) Culton of Danville; son-in-law: Stanley (Karen) Pigman of North Carolina; sister: Beulah Parke of Litt Carr; 5 grandchildren: Julee Banks, Michael Culton, Melissa Masters, Megan Messerschmidt and Amanda Culton; 3 great grandchildren: Kadin, Christian and Tristian; former wife: Mae Cornett. He was preceded in death by his wife: Jewell F. Nickles; and daughter: Sheila Pigman. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Don Pratt officiating. Burial will follow on Friday, September 30, 2011, at Camp Nelson National Cemetery at Nicholasville under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 29, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, Ethel Fugate ~ age 92, of Vest, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She was born in Knott County on November 17, 1919, to Daniel Fugate and Catherine Fugate. She was preceded in death by her husband: Amos Nickles. She is survived by her daughter: Carolyn Jeanette (Lloyd) Woods and Jenny Maggard; grandchildren: Penny, Lloyd Jr.(Leah)., Mary, Hanna (Virgil), Cindy, Nathan, Shae (Justin) & Chasity; great-grandchildren: Braxton, Camden, Brooklyn, Taylor, Aiden and Evan. Funeral services for Ethel Nickles were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Richard Spencer officiating. Burial followed in the Fugate Cemetery at Vest under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 5, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, Harold Gene ~ age 68 of Pinetop, passed away July 6, 2009, at the Hazard ARH.  He was born May 29, 1941, in Perry County, the son of the late Wilgus & Ruth Johnson Nickles.  He was a certified mechanic.  He is survived by his wife: Victoria Bates Nickles; 1 son: Tony Gene (Ruby) Nickles of Spencer, Tennessee; 1 daughter: Teresa Lynn (John) Yarch of Warren, Michigan; 2 brothers: Ronnie Nickles & Bobby Nickles both of Taylor, Michigan; 2 sisters: Wilma Hughes & Betty Lou Nickles both of Litt Carr; 1 grandchild: Anthony Joseph Nickles of Spencer, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 son: Joey Edwin Nickles. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 9, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman, with Ronnie Nickles & L.C. Slone officiating.  Burial followed at the Bates Family Cemetery at Pinetop, under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 9, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, James D. -age 67 of West Carrollton, Ohio passed away at the Kettering Hospital, Kettering, Ohio December 5, 1977 after a long illness. He was a former resident of Knott County. He lived all his life at Big Branch, Hindman, Ky. until going to West Carrollton, Ohio about two years ago. He was the son of the late Maston Nickles and Eliza Brewer of Big Branch. He is survived by his wife Mima Hudson Nickles, 1 son-Bobby Gene of Hindman, Ky, 4 daughters-Katherine South of Pennsylvania; Marie Newland of West Carrollton, Ohio; Margaret Collins of West Carrollton, Ohio; and Marbeth Slone of Hindman, Ky. 1 brother-Amos Nickles of Vest, Ky. Also 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren survive. Funeral services were conducted at the Hindman Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, December 8, 1977 at 2:00 pm with Arvil Mullins, Steve Pratt, and Arlie Adams officiating. Burial followed in the Nickles Cemetery at Big Branch, Hindman, Ky. with Hindman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Submitted by Margaret Nickles Farler

Nickles, Linda Carol -49, of Dema, died December 26, 2007 at her home. She was born in Martin, Kentucky on July 21, 1958 to Jimmy Clyde Nickles and Rita Banks Nickles. She is survived by her parents: Jimmy and Rita Nickles; son: Shawn Walter Sexton; daughter-in-law: Wendy Sexton; sisters: Terry (Ricky) Barnett and Tanya (Bryan) Bowman; granddaughter: Lyndsay Paige Sexton; nieces: Bethany Barnett and Mattie Bowman; nephew: Jimmy Radford Barnett. Funeral services were held at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel on Saturday, December 29, 2007, at 11 a.m. with Randy Hatfield officiating. Burial followed at the Whitt Martin Cemetery at Dema under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 3, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, Lottie ~ age 94, of Vicco, KY, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. She was born in Knott County on July 13, 1917, to David Madden and Betty Stacy Madden. She was a member of the Little Home Old Regular Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Silas Nickles and Son-Paul Nickles.
She is survived by 2 daughters: Vivian Nickles; her "Adopted Daughter": Joyce Napier of Irvington, Ky.; 3 grandsons" Aaron (Chelcie) Nickles of Hazard, Rhonald (Dian) Nickles of Thompson, Ga., and Adrian Nickles of Pinetop; 1 daughter-in-law: Florene and her caregiver/granddaughter: Sue Nickles; great-grandchildren- Ladonna, Kaylyn, Beth and Paul Michael; great-great- grandson: Mason Jennings, and a host of Nieces, Nephews and many many loving friends. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at the Little Home Old Regular Baptist Church at Redfox. Burial followed in the Nickles Family Cemetery at Amburgey under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 8, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, Marie Jones age 87, died on September 8, 2004, at her home in Millville, Ohio.  She was born on June 11, 1917, in Knott County at Mallie, Kentucky, the daughter of Ed and Annie Combs Jones.    She attended Caney Junior College, now Alice Lloyd College, and later graduated from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio, with a B.A. Degree in education.  She retired after teaching 25 years in the Ross area near Millville.  She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters; Geneva Jones and Havana Turrell; and two brothers; Carl Jones and Glen E. Jones.   She is survived by two sons; Donald Lee Nickles and Ronald Arlen Nickles of Millville, Ohio.  She is also survived by sever siblings; Beatrice Weinberger, Richmond, Virginia; Faye Wills, Mechanicsville, Virginia; Lois Johnson, St. Joseph, Michigan; Gwendolyn Grubbs, Lakeland, Florida; French B. Jones, Oak Grove, Louisiana; Silas C. Jones, St. Cloud, Florida; and Ray Jones, New Orleans, Louisiana.    Marie donated her body to medical research.  Arrangements for a memorial service are incomplete. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Nickles, Priscilla -age 51, of Bulan, Kentucky, died Friday, September 23, 2005, at the Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky. She was born August 17, 1954, the daughter of Jackie Bentley & Patsy Lou Nickles Madden.  She is survived by fours sons: Nyle Napier, Bulan, Kentucky, Jason Fugate of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Brad Day of Brinkley, Kentucky, Nathan Day of Litt Carr, Kentucky; one daughter: Jackie Lynn Fugate of Bulan, Kentucky; four brothers:  Patrick Madden, Blackey, Kentucky, Jackie Ray Bentley of Wabash, Indiana, Terry Dean Bentley of Newport News, Virginia; four sisters, Ann Eversole of Austin, Indiana, Patia Smith of Litt Carr, Kentucky, Portia Calhoun of Kite, Kentucky, Heather Madden of Lost Creek, Kentucky; 5 grandchildren; a host of nieces & nephews.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 26, at 11 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 28, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, Rudy ~ age 59, of Hazard, died March 1, 2009 at the UK Medical Center at Lexington. He was born in Perry County on September 18, 1949, to Burley Nickles and Daisy Fields Nickles. He is survived by wife: Kathy Nickles; Mother: Daisy Nickles; sons: Rudy Allan (Tonya) Nickles, Jason Lewis, Shawn (Paula) Lewis and Joshua Lewis; sisters: Kathy Cornett, Debbie (Kirby) Slone, Kim (Marty) Thomas and Tammy (Granvil) Patrick; brothers: B.J. (Janet) Nickles, Kenny (Brenda) Nickles and Robbie Nickles; special friend: Mary Deaton; grandchildren: Devin, Zachary, Krista, Jackson, Kaitlyn and Jacob. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Darrell Short, Andrew Lewis and Mike Caudill officiating. Burial followed at the Reynolds Cemetery at Litt Carr, Kentucky under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 5, 2009  ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nickles, Sarah Elizabeth , 89, of 12185 David Allen Drive, Medway, died at 9 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 1983 in St. Elizabeth Medical Center where she had been a patient one week. An area resident for eight years, she was born February 1, 1894, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, the daughter of Tommy and Sueana (Cornett) Adams.  Survivors include one daughter, Lula Mae Combs of Medway; two sisters, Lola Brown and Zola Gibson, both of Tiffin, Ohio; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren.  The body was taken to the Banks Funeral Home in Whitesburg, Kentucky, for visitation and funeral services. Burial will be in Green Acres Cemetery in Ermine, Kentucky.  Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on Saturday, December 17, 1983

Nickles, Shredo -age 72, of Harrod, Ohio, formerly of Hindman, Kentucky, died Thursday, February 16, 2006, at her residence. She was born May 26, 1933, the daughter of George and Stella Thomas Conley.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Nickles; two daughters: Marcine and Debbie Nickles.   She is survived by five sons: Jerry (Debi) Nickles of Lima, Ohio, Randy (Ava) Nickles of Columbus Grove, Ohio, Marvin (Cindy) Nickles, Revis (Beth) Nickles, Larry (Lydie) Nickles all three of Harrod, Ohio, five brothers: Chan (Parrot) Conley, Freeman (Dorothy) Conley, Cleman Conley all of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters: Larcenie Terry of Chicago, Il, Evelyn (Ernie) Thompson, Lancaster, Ohio, Bernice (Michael) Holiday, Hindman, Kentucky, 18 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.   Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 18, at 11 a.m., at the Lima Missionary Baptist Church, with Terry Brock officiating.   Burial followed in the Willow Branch Cemetery, Waynesfield, Ohio.  Under the direction of Chiles and Sons-Laman Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, February 22, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Niece, Alka Mae -age 66, of Campbranch, Ky., died on Wed., March 16, 2005 at Whitesburg, ARH.  She was born Aug., 25, 1938, the daughter of the late Ewens and Maggie Collier Bentley.    Funeral services were conducted on Fri., March 18, 2005 at Bill Adams Cemetery, Campbranch, Ky., under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky.  Posted in Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Noble, Chester-age 57, beloved husband of Melba S. (nee Everage) for 38 years, loving father of Sheila Anderson (Ronald), Tammy Alford (John), Cherry Pirazzoli (Leretto) and Chester Ivan Noble (Heidi), dearest grandfather of 11, brother of Fannie Hall, Ida Miller and seven deceased brothers and sisters. Services at the funeral home Friday, October 8 at 10am. Friends received at RIPEPI FUNERAL HOME, 5762 PEARL RD. (AT SNOW RD.) THURSDAY 2-4 AND 7-9PM (440) 888-0800 Published in The Plain Dealer from 10/6/2004 - 10/7/2004.

Noble, Clayburn ~ age 60, of Leburn, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Hazard ARMC. He was born in Knott County on July 22, 1949, to Daniel Noble and Rhoda Hicks Noble. He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 son: Clayburn Noble Jr. He is survived by his wife: Pam Noble; daughter: Rhoda Slone; stepson: Dylon Short; stepdaughters: Chassidy Short and Kimberly Slone; brothers: Riley Noble, South Hicks Jr. and JC Noble; sister: Sally Everage; grandchildren: Brandon Slone, Chris Slone, Destiny Short, Austin Slone, Tyler Davidson and Zoe Everage; great granddaughter: Kristin Slone; special friend: Carolyn Thomas. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ricky Smith and Johnny Slone Jr. officiating. Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 17, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Noble, Daniel age 37 of Hindman, Ky died on Sunday, October 13, 2002 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center, hazard, KY.  He was born in Knott County Kentucky on June 3, 1965.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Essie Messer.  He is survived by his grandmother Rhoda Everage; stepfather, Charlie Slone; four brothers, Luke and roger Messer of Carrie, Ky. Charles Messer of Mallie, Ky and Clayburn Messer of Hindman, Ky.; two sisters, Rhoda combs of Carrie, Ky and Charlene Messer of Hindman, Ky. and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.  Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lotts Creek United Baptist Church, with Carlos Everage and Charles Ed Smith officiating.  Burial followed at Marshall Noble Cemetery, Noble, Ky., under the directions of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Ky.  Source: Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 16, 2002

Noble, Etta M. , age 62, of Guysville, Ohio, formerly of Columbus, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at Grant Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, William "Bill" Noble; children, Tibby (Kenny) Stepp, Bud (Peggy) Noble, Connie (Jeff), James (Sherrie) Noble and Jerry Noble; sister, Freda (Jim) Eryman; brothers, Charlie Smith, Art (Joe) Smith, Johnny (Karen) Smith; mother-in-law, Tibby Noble; 27 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Friends may visit on Saturday, March 25, 2006 from 1-5 p.m. at the SPENCE-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, 2697 Columbus St., Grove City.  Published in The Columbus Dispatch on 3/23/2006-Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Noble, Homa -age 51, of Lotts Creek, Kentucky, died on Friday, June 3, 2005, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, Tennessee, after a sudden illness. He was born on December 9, 1953, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, the son of Daniel Noble and Rhoda Hicks Noble. He was a member of the Gloryland Airport Gardens Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ. He is survived by four sons, Michael Rafferty of Bulan, Kentucky, Carlos Joseph Keith of Kelly Fork, Kentucky, Homa Noble, Jr. of Hardburley, Kentucky, Noah Reed Noble of Whitesburg, Kentucky; one daughter, Malissa Combs of Chavies Kentucky; four brothers, J. C. Noble, Riley Noble, Clayburn Noble and South Hicks; sisters Sally Everage and Mary Cornett; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, June 8, at 1:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Carlos Everage officiating.  Burial followed in Marshall Noble Cemetery, at Rowdy, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  .Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Noble, Miles, 70, Portland, died Sunday at SS. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. He was a native of Perry County, a retired machine operator for Hobart Manufacturing co., an Army technical sergeant during the Korean War and a member of Teamsters Union Local 189. Survivors: his wife, the former Sheba McIntosh; two daughters, Wanda Kinwinkski and Christine Stinson; his mother, Melda Noble of Frankfort; six brothers, James L. Noble of Pikeville, Dallas, Norman, Hargis and Sullivan Noble, all of Frankfort, and J. L. Noble; two sisters, Beatrice Howell of Florida and Imogene Cobb of Battle Creek, Mich.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Funeral 1 p.m. Tuesday, Portland Memorial Chapel, 518 N 26th St.  Burial: Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation after 3 p.m. Monday.     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal   April 18 1994-Submitted by Jim Robinson

Noble, Nancy --who would have been 102 next month, died in Middletown, Ohio, Wednesday, July 6, 1983.Born August 29, 1881 in Perry County, Kentucky, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Combs, she was feted with a birthday party in Fairborn on the occasion of her 100th birthday and six generations were present for the festivities.   One of her surviving daughters, Sally Ann Williams, resides in Fairborn. Other survivors are daughters, Eliza Riggs of Hillsboro, formerly of Fairborn, Laura Murray of Florida, Pearlie Neace and Judy Cochran, both of Middletown, and Peggy Long of New Carlisle; a son, Kelly Noble of Hinesville, Georgia; 53 grandchildren; 125 great-grandchildren; 86 great-great-grandchildren and three great-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three children and her husbands Granville Noble and Jake Noble.     Visitation will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Baker Funeral Home, Middletown. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Fairborn Church of God on Dayton-Yellow Springs Road. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery. Posted in the Fairborn Daily Herald on Friday, July 8, 1983 -Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Noble, Rachel Holliday -age 59, of Hindman, Kentucky, died Thursday, November 2, 2006, at her residence.  She was born April 21, 1947, the daughter of the late Luther and Cindy Gibson Holliday.  She was preceded in death by her parents; one son: Ruben James Noble; one daughter: Betty Lou Stidham; two brothers: Roy Everage and Andrew Holliday; one sister: Bessie Mullins.  She is survived by: one son: Odis Noble of Hindman, Kentucky; two daughters: Mary Magadline Slone of Mousie, Kentucky and Sharlene Taylor; two brothers: Carl Holliday and Jim Holliday of Indiana; one sister: Tressie Mullins of Mousie, Kentucky; 10 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; host of family and friends.  Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 5, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Bordis Slone and others officiating.  Burial followed in the Amburgey Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Noble, Raymond 58 of Fisty, Died Thursday, August 29 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 31, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Source: The Floyd County Times, Sunday, September 8, 2002 

Noble, Raymond -age 82, of Hamlet, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky died Friday, December 2, 2005, at the LaPorts Hospital in Indiana.  He was born in Willstacy, Kentucky on January 22, 1913, the son of the late Margaret Campbell and Slyvester Noble.  He is survived by his wife: Winnie Francis Noble; two sons: John L. Noble and Ronald L. Noble; three daughters: Wavie (Ronald) Bent, Golden (Mike) Pasken and Gail (Tom) Spriggs; 11 grandchildren: Martin Bent, Denise Herrold, Kimberly Jones, Christa Dorsett, Matthew Pasken, Timothy Pasken, David Spriggs, Missi Spriggs, Cara Peralta, Raymond Noble and Veronica Noble; 18 great-grandchildren.  Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, December 7, at 11 a.m., at the Jink Ritchie Cemetery, Talcum, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 7, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Noble,  Roger "Tush Hog" age 51, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of Ary, Kentucky passed away April 28, 2004 at Dayton, Ohio. He was born in Ary, Kentucky on June 13, 1952 to Bemas Noble and Agness Grigsby Noble. He was preceded in death by 1 grandchild: Dalton Noble. He is survived by his Wife - Janet Noble; 2 sons: Bemas (Hope) Noble of Hindman, Kentucky, Matt (Carrie) Noble of Ary, Kentucky; 1 daughter: Jenniffer (Michael) Stacy of Kettering, Ohio; special mother-in-law: Maudie Fugate; 3 brothers: Roy (Clovie) Noble of Ary, Kentucky, Pete (Marie) Noble of Leburn, Kentucky and Rick (Janet) Noble of Bonnyman, Kentucky; 2 sisters: Revia (Haven) Dobson and Gail (Stump Jumper) Dobson of Talcum, Kentucky; 5 grandchildren: Jasmyne, Matison, Hailey, Cassie and Justin; host of nieces and nephews. Visitation: Lower Ball United Baptist Church, Thursday after 6pm and all day Friday with services Friday evening at 7pm. Funeral Service: Lower Ball United Baptist Church, Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 1:00pm, with Ricky Smith, Jerry McIntosh, Astor Mullins and Denzil Ratliff officiating. Interment: Grigsby Cemetery - Ary, Kentucky -Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson
Lynda's note: Bemas Noble was the s/o Emory Noble and Parrot Combs. I'm not sure who Parrot's parents were.

Noble, Ruben "Bud" ~ age 82 of Hindman, passed away June 19, 2011, at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was born July 24, 1928, in Knott County, the son of the late Calloway and Mahala Wooton Noble. He was the husband of the late Rachel Noble. He is survived by his sons & daughters: Otis (Lois) Noble of Hindman, & James Lucas of Hazard, Mary Magedline Slone of Garner, & Sharlene (Ben) Taylor of Pinetop; Brothers & Sisters: Gabe Noble, Silas Noble, Forster Noble, Ella Mae Patrick & Maggie Noble; Grandchildren: Brenda, Mikie, Rachel, Teresa, Renee, Benjamin, Selena, Bryan, Ashley, Scottie, Jamie, Cassandra, Kimberly, Adam & Austin; Great Grandchildren: Ryana, Preston, Destiny, Hunter, Dakota & Bailey; Special Friends: Lonnie & Brenda Hensley & Pollard Stacy; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. He was preceded in death by his parents & wife; 1 daughter: Betty Lou Noble; 3 brothers: Rob Noble, Carl Noble, Bill Noble; & 1 sister: Liz Noble. Funeral services were held Friday, June 24, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Ricky Smith, Bill Kirby & Bethel Bolen officiating. Burial followed at the Franklin Cemetery at Amburgey under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 23, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Noble, William "Bill" ~ age 73, of Nicholasville, KY, formerly of Knott County, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009, at his home in Nicholasville after a long illness. He was born December 12, 1936, at Amburgey.  He was the son of Calloway Noble and Mahala Wooten Noble. He was married December 2, 1936, to Lucile Wawas Noble. He is survived by his wife- Lucille "Dottie" Noble; 1 daughter- Shawna Noble; 1 son- William Noble Jr.; 2 sisters- Magaline Noble and Ella Mae Patrick; 4 brothers- Ruben Noble, Gabe Noble, Forrester Noble & Silas Noble. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services with Lonnie Moore and Astor Mullins officiating. Burial followed in the Franklin Cemetery at Amburgey, Ky., with Hindman Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 30, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Noe, Dana Reedy -age 90, of Jeff, Kentucky, died October 14, 2006, at Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky.  She was born February 18, 1916, the daughter of Emery and Arminda Combs Reedy.  She was preceded in death by her husband: Everett Noe; one daughter: Helen Noe.  She is survived by three sons: Ronnie (Yvonne) Noe, JR (Thelma) Noe and Glenn (Sheila) Noe; one daughter: Wilma (Wilgus) York; two brothers: Gillis Reedy and Bobby Paul Reedy; two sisters: Golda Calhoun and Rose Kirkland; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 17, at 1 p.m., at Little Bethlehem Regular Baptist Church, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.   Burial followed in the Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 18, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nooteboom, Zada Marie (Owens) -age 53, of Kennewick, Washington, formerly of Louisville, Kentucky, died Friday, January 6, 2006. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Jennifer, and father, Ozark Owens. She is survived by her husband of 36 1/2 years: Pieter Nooteboom, one daughter: Cassandra (Lynn) Leiby of Iowa; one son: Timothy (Angie) Nooteboom of Iowa/Texas; four grandchildren: Sara, Ryan and Matthew Leiby, Maleah Nooteboom; her mother: Grethel (Tootsie) Owens, one brother: Solomon Owens; one sister, Ima Holland. Throughout Zada's short life, she has traveled extensively, visiting numerous countries in the world and the entire United States.  She was a Wal-Mart employee for 10+ years in both Jackson, Tennessee and Kennewick, Washington. Zada had a great love for her Washington home and would take comfort during her illness sitting on the banks of the Columbia River. She was an avid reader, world traveler and friend to all who knew her. It was the wish of Zada to be cremated and returned to the homeplace in Eastern Kentucky. A burial service will be conducted in Hindman, Kentucky, the weekend of the 4th of July holiday. Expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, may be made in Zada's name to Hospice at the Chaplaincy, 2100 West Entiat Avenue, Kennewick, Washington, 99336.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 25, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Norris, Phyllis Sue Sparkman ~ age 63, of Indianapolis, Indiana, formerly of Knott County, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at here home in Indianapolis. She was born June 27, 1947, in Hindman to Ray Sparkman and Retha Collins Sparkman. She was a member of the East Rawels Church of God. She is survived by 3 Sisters- Anna Williams, Rita (Paul) Peters and Patricia (Rick) Tricker; 1 Brother- Clinton (Fern) Sparkman; Several Nieces and Nephews.     Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Daniel Jacobs and Curtie Hall officiating. Burial followed in the Sparkman Cemetery at Garner under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 5, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Norton, Bertie (Hall) ~ was born September 25, 1919, in Litt Carr.  She was the daughter of the late Ruby and Lena (Hall) Hall. Bertie was the loving wife of the late Frank Norton and the beloved mother of Billie (the late David Morgan), Wanda (Doug) Herrick, Doug (Gerald) Sexton, Robert Norton, Louis (Paul) Ostander, and the late Paul Sexton.  She was also survived by 20 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and one brother.  Preceded in death by brothers: Sullivan Hall, Curtis (Matilda) Hall, Sherman (Hattie) Hall, and Jerry Hall; sisters: Bertha (Byrd) Amburgey and Virgie Hall.  She passed away August 9, 2010, in Taylor, Michigan, at age 90.  Visitation was Wednesday August 11, 2010 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home.  Funeral services were held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.  Interment was at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West Cemetery.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 26, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nusbaum, Lorena "Vannie" Patrick -age 81, of Marathon, Florida, formerly of Knott county, Kentucky, died Friday, December 2, 2005, at Marathon, Florida. She was born in Hindman, Kentucky on April 4, 1924, to Otis Patrick and Estie Caskey Patrick. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Kenneth Nusbaum; one brother: Adam Patrick; one sister: Viney Patrick Salyers.  She is survived by two sons: Alvin Nusbaum of Marathon, Florida and Keith Nusbaum of Plymouth, Minnesota; one daughter: Diana Jones of Marathon, Florida; three brothers: Happy and David Patrick of Vest, Kentucky, Junior Patrick of Flemingsburg, Kentucky; two sisters: Vertis "Ginger" Tolle of Marathon, Florida and Versie Anselm of Renneslear, Indiana; grandchildren: Lora Landry, Kurtis Nusbaum and Amanda Nusbaum; great-grandchildren: Katie and Seth Landry; host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 6, at 11 a.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Ricky Smith officiating.   Burial followed at the Patrick Cemetery, Vest, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 7, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Nyberg, Helen Marie - b. Wed. October 14, 1914 , d. Sun. February 20, 2005 Helen was the daughter of Olof Nyberg and Mary "Sjoblom" Nyberg She is survived by special friends and co-workers Helen Johnson and Glenna "Teda Belle" Smith 1-brother - Leonard "LaVerna" Nyberg Sisters-N-Law - Elna and Eldora Host of Nieces and Nephews. Preceded in death by 4 brothers: Rudolph "Elvira", Edd, Phillip "Violet" and Henry Visitation at - Hindman Funeral Home, Tuesday February 22nd from 6 to 9 pm Funeral at Cody Bible Church of Red Fox, Ky. February 23, 2005 at 10:00am Officiating, Bill Shaffer and others Burial, Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery at Litt Carr, Ky. Sister Helen Marie Nyberg was well known in Knott and surrounding counties for her missionary works. She was half of what most Knott Countians remember as The Sister Helens. I can remember being in elementary school at Carr Creek and attending their bible study as they used to travel around to all of the schools with their missionary work. Helen Nyberg was from Nebraska and had lived in Knott County for 64 years. Sister Helen was never married.  Submitted by Slade Cook