Ramey, Dennis M. ~ age 67, formerly of Knott County, passed away in Columbus, Ohio, on June 24, 2009.  Dennis was born November 23, 1941, the son of the late Roy and Polly Smith Ramey. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 infant baby brother, grandparents, several aunts, uncle, and cousins. He is survived by his wife of 47 years: Glenda Faye Goble Ramey; 1 son: Doug (Amy) Ramey; 1 grandson: Dakota Ramey; 1 granddaughter: Dallas Marie Ramey; 1 brother: Jim (Jane) Ramey of Columbus, Ohio; 5 sisters: Jewall Green, Racine Moore, Sharon (Jim) Harvey, Sandra (Floyd) Hayhurst, all of Columbus, Ohio, and Patty (Jim) Wood of Whitesburg, Ky.; 1 uncle: Jinnings Ramey of Kindeville, Ind.; 3 aunts: Arkie Patton of Leburn, Ky.; Opal Newland, and Violet R. White of Ohio; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.  Funeral services were held on June 27, 2009 at 10 a.m. at Crouse, Kauber, Saammons Funeral Home in Johnstown, Ohio.  Interment followed at the Green Hill Cemetery in Johnstown, Ohio under the direction of the Crouse, Kauber, Samons Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 2, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ramey, Polly age 91, of Leburn, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2007 at the Ohio State University Medical Center at Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Softshell, Kentucky on September 5, 1916 to Rich Smith and Emmaline Terry Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband: Roy Ramey; 2 brothers: Everett and Horace Smith; 3 sisters: Nealie Gayheart, Nellie Coburn and Larnie Smith; 1 infant son. She is survived by her children: Dennis (Glenda) Ramey, Jewell Green, Racine Moore, Harold (Jane) Ramey, Sharon (Jim) Harvey, Sandra (Floyd) Hayhurst and Patty (Jim) Wood; 16 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Ball Fork Old Regular Baptist Church on Thursday, November 8, 2007, at 1 p.m., with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating.  Burial followed at the Smith Cemetery at Leburn under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ramey, Ronald ~ age 53 of Leburn, passed away December 13, 2009, at his mother's home.  He was born May 25, 1956.  He was a Heavy Equipment Operator and a member of Montgomery Baptist Church.  He was the son of Delphia Terry Ramey of Leburn & the late Duke Ramey, and the husband of Cheryl Combs Ramey. He is survived by 1 son: John Duke Ramey of Richmond; 2 brothers: Tommy (Shirley) Ramey of Leburn, & Sonny (Vicky) Ramey of Danville; 1 sister: Joan Ramey of Leburn, and a host of family & friends. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Randall Short officiating.  Burial followed at the Ramey Family Cemetery on Wiley Fork Road at Leburn under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 17, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ramey, Thurla A. Click ~ went to be with the Lord Friday, December 16, 2011 from her home in Alexandria, Ky., at the age of 93. She was born November 16, 1918, to the late James B. and Lula Prater Click, Langley, Ky. She was the youngest of three children. Thurla was a graduate of Maytown High School (1937), and of the Tri-state School of Cosmetology, Portsmouth, Ohio, where she met and married George Howard Ramey, February 6, 1938, they lived there until Howard joined the Navy October 11, 1943, after which she and their young son moved to Maytown. There she helped in the family grocery store. She was a member of ADAH Chapter 24 of the Eastern Star, Prestonsburg, Ky. and of the First Baptist Church of Maytown, Ky. She also worked for a governmental health program for three years. When they retired they lived in Belleview, Fl., until they moved to Alexandria, Ky., where they lived until death. Preceding her in death were her husband, parents, a brother, Thurmal Click and a sister, Theckla Reffett. Thurla is survived by two sons, Glen N. Ramey and Stanley Vernon (Diane) Ramey, one grandson, Timothy Wayne (Mona) Ramey, two granddaughters, Allison Jewell and Alysa Jade Ramey. Funeral service for Thurla A. Click Ramey were conducted Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at 1 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin with Bob Varney officiating. Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under the direction of the Hall Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 22, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Rasnick, Della Ann Hall Casebolt -age: 91 of Mousie, passed away October 19, 2008 at the Knott County Nursing Home, at Hindman.  She as born November 29, 1916, in Knott Co., the daughter of the late Wilburn and Matilda Fouts Hall.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Estill Freewill Baptist Church.  She was the wife of the late Dallas Casebolt & Roy Rasnick.  She is survived by 1 son: Rickey Casebolt, Nancy, KY., Daughters: Geneva Casebolt, Pikeville, KY., Wilma Terwilliger, Tocoma, Washington, Harriet Campbell, Mousie, Ky., Brothers: Henry Hall, Kite, KY., Paul David Hall, Pikeville, KY., 12 Grandchildren, 16 Great Grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, 1 daughter: Brenda Stewart; brothers and sisters: Green Hall, Perry Hall, Miles Hall, Jeff Hall, Auga Hall, Lou Hicks, Melvina Johnson, Galvesta Johnson, Bertha Hall.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, October 22, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Clyde "Bud" Wicker officiating.  Burial followed at the Campbell Cemetery at Mousie under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 23, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ratliff, Anitra Dobson -age 51, of Hueysville, formerly of Vest, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2008 at the home of Daniel and Peggy Ratliff on Wiley Fork at Leburn. She was born at Vest, Ky. on December 10, 1956 to Shelby Dobson and Arlena Patrick Dobson. She was preceded in death by her parents and Step father-Seldon Dobson; Sister-Van Messer; Brother-Cecil Dobson. She is survived by her husband- Homer Ratliff; 6 Children- Kevin (Connie) Pratt, Stacy Pratt, Brandy Hackney, Joel (Jessica) Decker, Nicholas (Katherine) Norton & Amanda Ratliff; Brothers- Paul (Rita) Dobson, Billy (Karen) Dobson, Richard (Carolyn) Dobson and Beckham (Debra) Dobson; Sisters- Peggy (Daniel) Ratliff, Pam (Larry) Sparks and Pat (Mitchell) Miller; Grandchildren- Makayla, Jordon, Kole, Dakota, Kennedy, Isabella, Joseph, Madisyn and Emma. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Darrell Peters, Ricky Smith and Randall Short officiating. Burial followed in the Ramey-Ratliff Cemetery on Wiley Fork at Leburn under direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 29, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ratliff, Billy Ronald ~ age 80 of Mousie, passed away December 19, 2011, at home. He was born July 18, 1931, Martin, the son of the late William Harvey & Grace Marshall Ratliff. He was a retired Coal Miner and a member of the Missionary Baptist Church at Mousie, and a United Sates Air Force Veteran. He was the husband of Charlotte DeBoard Ratliff. He is survived by 1 son: Ronnie Ratliff, wife: Vickie of Mousie; daughter in law: Brenda Ratliff; 1 brother: Gordon Ratliff of Prestonsburg; 5 grandchildren: Jeffery, Rebecca, Keisha, Matthew and Brandon and 3 great-grandchildren: Amber, Ethan, Kason & Kylie. He was preceded in death by 2 sons: William Keith Ratliff and Jeffery Gordon Ratliff; 2 brothers: T.F. Ratliff and Charles Ratliff and 1 sister: Jenny Ratliff. Funeral services were held Thursday, December 22, 2011, at 12 noon at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Martin with Bud Wicker officiating. Burial followed at the Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 5, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ratliff, Timothy ~ age 47, of Leburn, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Ary, Ky. on April 3, 1963, to Thornton Ratliff and Doris Slone Ratliff. He is survived by his father: Thornton Ratliff; daughter: Heather (Jimmy) Barnett; brother: Chad (Debbie) Ratliff; grandchildren: Jaden and Madison Barnett; host of aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his mother: Doris Ratliff.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Burton Ratliff and Denzil Ratliff officiating. Burial followed at the Ramey-Ratliff Cemetery at Leburn under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 15, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ray, Roger Allen -age 61 of Wheelwright, passed away September 20, 2007, at the V.A. Hospital in Huntington, WV. He was born March 14, 1946, the son of the late Rufus & Mandy McCoy Ray. Funeral services were held Monday, September 24, 2007, at noon at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church. Burial followed in Gethsemane Gardens at Prestonsburg under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 26, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*WIFE: Glenda Slone Ray; OTHER SURVIVORS: 3 sons & daughter in law: Cody Ray & Coby Ray both of Wheelwright, KY & Roger Jr & Melinda Ray of Salyersville, KY; 3 daughters & son in law: Ronsheena Denae Ray of Wheelwright, Shantel Ray & Rodney Castle of Paintsville, KY Renea & Brownie Meade of Dema, KY; brothers & sisters in law: Aubrey & Helen Ray of Jefferson, OH, Rufus Jr & Kathy Ray of Frost Proof, Fl, Russell & Peggy Ray of Highland Heights, KY , Ricky & Debbie Ray of Melvin, KY, Lilly Ray & Connie Ray both of Louisville, KY; sisters & brothers in law: Mary Ordell & Charles Johnson of South Williamson, KY, Dreama & Tommy Burga of Beach Park, Ill, Bonita & James Caudill of Marion, OH; 3 grandchildren: Gregory Castle, Brandon Meade & Destany Meade; a host of nieces & nephews DECEASED RELATIVES: parents, brothers: Raymond Ray, Billy Ray, Arnold Ray, Johnny Ray

Rednour, Dorothy ~ age 72, died Monday, April 20, 2009, at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Harlan County on August 24, 1936. She is survived by a sister: Genetta Minks of Elizabethtown; She is also survived by a host of friends at the Community Alternative Home and Hazard Nursing Home. Funeral services for Dorothy Rednour were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Jack Carter officiating. Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman, Kentucky.  Arrangements were under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 23, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Reed,  Hazel -age 71 of Garrett, Ky. passed away Tuesday, October 16,2007 in Highlands Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg. She was born December 19, 1935 being the daughter of the late Oliver and Roxie Bolen Chaffins. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gold "Chuck" Reed, Jr. in1975. She is survived by: Three Sons, Jesse Reed, Gregory Reed and Randy Reed all of Garrett, Ky. Two Daughters, Malessia Rister and Geniece Hamilton both of Garrett, Ky. Two Brothers, Dempsey Chaffins of Garrett, Ky. and Don Bolen of Crestview, Fl., two Sisters, Opal Chaffins of Willard, Ohio and Beatrice Moore of Taylor, Michigan. 2 Grandchildren, 4Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services for Hazel Reed were conducted Friday, October 19,2007 at 1:00 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, Kentucky with Bill "Junie" Tussey, Jr. officiating. Burial in the Chaffins Cemetery at Garrett, Ky. Under direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Reed, Maxine Conley age 98, of Hueysville, passed away November 17, 2008 at her home.    Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2008, at the Hueysville Church of Christ with Chester Varney officiating.  Burial will follow in the J.M. Conley Cemetery at Hueysville under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 20, 2008-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*She was born on July 28, 1910 at Handshoe, Ky. the daughter of the late John Morgan and Phoebe Jane Coburn Conley. She was a retired Postmaster at Hueysville and a member of the Hueysville Church of Christ. She was the wife of the late Commadore Reed. Surviving are: Nieces, Lois H. Conley, Anita Snyder, Bessie Draughn, Regina Eckle, Carolyn Lewis and a host of others. Nephews: Judge Hollie Conley, Carlos R. Conley, Merle R. Conley, Dexter Conley, Lowell M. Conely, Don Luther Conley and a host of others.

Restauri, Virginia "Jenny" ~ 74, of Lexington, formerly of Larkslane, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2008. She was born in Larkslane on July 4, 1934 to the late Pearl and Alpha Sturgill. She is survived by her husband, William J. Restauri, married for 55 years, 3 daughters, Deborah Restauri, Jane (Carryl) Crawford and Susan (Scott) Lepthien, 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; sisters: Grayce Cox Chinn and Francis Fink. She was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Restauri, sisters: Anna Jean Tackett and Opal Sturgill; brothers: Gordon and Jim Sturgill.  Graveside services for Virginia Restauri were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2008, at the Campbell Cemetery at Mousie, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Bluegrass.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, January 1, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Rex, Gregory Earl ~ age 60, of Russell Springs, formerly of Knott County, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at his home in Russell Springs. He was born on August 24, 1953, in Ligonier, Indiana, to Richard Ralph Rex and Earlis Mowat Rex.  He is survived by his wife: Linda Sharon Slone Rex; 4. children: Brandi Rex, Heather Rex, Lacy Elmer Rex and April Golden; 1 brother: Richard (Donna) Rex; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Burial followed in the Slone Family Cemetery at Pinetop under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 1, 2014  ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Reynolds, Adrian W. -age 57, of Sassafras, Kentucky, died Monday, September 24, 2007 at the Central Baptist Hospital at Lexington, Kentucky. She was born in Isom, Kentucky on July 28, 1950 to Joel B. Wright and Pauline Adams Wright. She is survived by her husband: Craig Reynolds; brother: Alvin (Sherry) Wright; nephew: C.J. Wright; host of aunts, uncles, cousins and other family members. Funeral services were held at the Little Colley Baptist Church, Friday, September 28, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Buford Combs and Frank Fouts officiating. Interment followed at Green Acres Cemetery at Whitesburg under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 3, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Reynolds, Ella Mullins ~ age 84 of Mallie, passed away February 9, 2009, at the Knott County Nursing Home in Hindman.  She was born June 4, 1924, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Jeff & Cordealia Caudill Mullins.  She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Burnice Reynolds. She is survived by 2 sons: Delmar George (Judith) Reynolds of Pinetop, & Edward Dewayne Reynolds of Mallie; 3 daughters: Gaynell Dyer of Mallie, Barbara (Bordes) Slone of Mallie, & Violet Fern (John) Richardson of Rock Wall, Texas; raised as her own: twin grandsons: Justin & Jeremy Reynolds; 4 sisters: Emma Jacobs of Whitesburg, May Perkins of Indiana, Lettie Hammonds & Mercedes Slone both of Mallie; 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren & 1 step-great granddaughter a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends.  She was preceded in death by 1 daughter: Brenda Carol Reynolds. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 12, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.  Burial followed at the Reynolds Family Cemetery at Mallie, under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 12, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Reynolds, Marion Russell ~ age 72, of Litt Carr, passed away May 6, 2010, at the Whitesburg ARH. He was born in Knott County on January 29, 1938, to John Reynolds and Eva Sergeant Reynolds. He was preceded in death by his wife: Joann Reynolds; son: J.J. Reynolds; grandson: James Mullins. He is survived by sons: Bobby (Arlene) Reynolds, Joe Reynolds, James (Regina) Reynolds and Mike (Carolyn) Reynolds; daughters: Debbie (Banner) Hicks, Dana Reynolds and Donna Reynolds; brothers: Earl Reynolds, Earman Reynolds and Wesley Reynolds; sisters: Myrtle Campbell, Gertrude Campbell and Dalma Bentley; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.     Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 9, 2010,  at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Mike Caudill officiating. Burial followed at the Reynolds Family Cemetery at Litt Carr under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 13, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Reynolds, Ossie B. Martin ~ age 95, of Eubank, passed away September 4, 2010 at Waynesburg, Ky.  She was born November 5, 1914, to the late Andy & Polly Mitchell Martin, she was wife of the late Dennis Reynolds. She is survived by; 8 children; Kenes Reynolds, Arthur Reynolds, Ernest Reynolds, Joe Reynolds, Travis C. Reynolds, Dollie Brown, Marlene Reynolds & Wanda Jean Gammel; brother; Joe Martin; 19 grandchildren & a host of great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by; parents; husband; sons; Carl Dean Reynolds & Truman Reynolds; brothers & sisters Kenis Martin, Bill Martin, Charlie Martin, John D. Martin, Fronia Mitchell, Goldie Hamilton, Bertha Mitchell, Tavie Howell & Delma Johnson. Funeral services were held September 7, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry, Ky. with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating.  Burial followed at the Newsome Cemetery in Craynor, Ky. under the diretion of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin, Ky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 9, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Reynolds, Raymond "Acie" ~ age 76, of Auxier, passed away May 24, 2009, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.  He was born in Ligon, KY., on September 4, 1932. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2009, at the Ligon Freewill Baptist Church.  Burial will follow at the Reynolds Cemetery at Ligon under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 28, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*PARENTS: SON OF THE LATE HAZADORE REYNOLDS & MARY NEWSOME CURRY ; HUSBAND OF ESTA JOHNSON REYNOLDS OTHER SURVIVORS: TWO SONS: TED (LUANNE) REYNOLDS OF AUXIER, KENTUCKY & GARY (SHARI) REYNOLDS PAINTSVILLE, KENTUCKY; THREE STEP SONS: TERRY (WILMA) CAUDILL TOPMOST, KENTUCKY, JERRY CAUDILL & RICKY CAUDILL BOTH OF MCDOWELL, KENTUCKY; TWO DAUGHTERS: MARY LOUISE (TED) SLAUGENHAUPT & MARILYN GLAZIER BOTH OF WEST HAVEN, CT; ONE STEP DAUGHTER: ROBIN (DONNIE) REYNOLDS OF DRIFT, KENTUCKY; TWO BROTHERS: ARNOLD REYNOLDS OF LIGON, KENTUCKY & JAMES RAY (CHARLSIE) CURRY OF MELVIN, KENTUCKY; ONE SISTER: SHELVIA JENE (CHARLES) WELLMAN OF LIGON, KENTUCKY; 15 GRANDCHILDREN, 18 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, 6 STEP GRANDCHILDREN & 1 STEP GREAT GRANDCHILD; DECEASED RELATIVES: PARENTS; ONE SON: RAYMOND DEAN REYNOLDS; ONE STEP SON: CRETT CAUDILL; FOUR BROTHERS: J.D., IVAL, T.J., REYNOLDS & ELMER CURRY; ONE GRANDSON & ONE STEP GRANDDAUGHTER: MICHAEL GENE REYNOLDS & AMANDA CAUDILL

Reynolds, Versie Conley Combs ~ age 86, of Litt Carr, passed away July 31, 2009, at her home. She was born in Knott County on February 7, 1923, to Andy and Lizzie Conley. She was preceded in death by 1st husband: Kenus Combs in 1944 in WWII and 2nd husband: Calvin Reynolds in 2004. She is survived by 1 son: Tommy (Linda) Reynolds; 2 daughters: Pat Watts and Peggy Hall; 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Bobby Amburgey, Emory Caudill, Toby Breeding and Danny Dixon officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 6, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Virginia Neel Reynolds, age 80 of North Tazewell, VA died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at her home. Born December 29, 1930 in Gratton, VA, she was a daughter of the late Levi Walker Neel and Ethel Virginia Buchanan Neel. She was a member of the Riverside Community Church at North Tazewell, VA. Mrs. Reynolds was a retired cashier after working for many years with Deskins Supermarkets in Tazewell, VA. Her days were made more comfortable by the kind and compassionate staff of Legacy Hospice. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Gilbert "Buddy" Neel and one granddaughter, Angela Reynolds. She is survived by her husband, James "Dickey" Reynolds; three daughters, Mary Collins and husband, Jack, and Nancy Herald and husband, Raymond all of Tazewell, VA, and Tammy Lester and husband, Steve of Knoxville, TN; one son, James Walker Reynolds of Asheboro, NC; three sisters, Edna Yates of North Tazewell, VA, Harriett Blessing of Bastian, VA, and Ruth Snapp of Burke's Garden, VA; one brother, Barnes Neel of Tazewell, VA; three grandchildren, Laura Beth Patterson and husband, David; Mandy Newberry and husband, Jamie, and Tyler Lester; three great grandchildren, Braedon Sawyers, Kailee Newberry, and Brihauna Newberry.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Raymond "Buddy" Herald officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery at Gratton, VA. Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Transcribed 10/1/2011 by Phyllis Reynolds Goelz
Note: Virginia was the wife of James 'Dickey' Reynolds, s/o George Dewey Reynolds and Kate Davidson.

Rice, Robert R. ~ age 53, of Pathfork, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, at his home. He was born in Harlan on February 14, 1958 to Elmer Rice and Louise M. Craig Rice. He is survived by his wife: Teresa C. Rice; daughter: Susie D. Brock; special grandson: Dustin S.L. Smith; brothers: Glenn (Linda) Rice, Roger (Patricia) Rice, David Rice and Dewayne (Laura Lee) Rice; sisters: Connie Garrison, Dinah Rice, Marilyn Rice, Melinda Loggins and Sue Lynn Downes; host of nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by a special grandmother. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at the Pathfork Holiness Church with Rev. Everette Eads and Rev. Daniel Sizemore officiating. Burial followed at the Saylor Cemetery at Pathfork under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 24, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Rice, Thelma (Truman) ~ age 84, of Mousie, passed away September 21, 2009, at her home. She was born in Topmost on July 10, 1925 to Commodore Truman and Laura Brown Truman. She was preceded in death by husband: Winfred Rice; son: Elliot Zane Rice; parents: Commodore and Laura Truman; brother: Louie; sister: Alma. She is survived by granddaughter: Dawnetta Michelle (LC) Dobson; great granddaughter: Abigail Dawn Dobson; Dawnetta's Mother: Shirley White; sisters: Velma Bentley, Annette (Ollie James) King, Patricia Duff, Betty Jo Parson and Jenny Carter; brother: Lee (Delcie) Truman; brothers-in-law: Carl (Judy) Rice, Charles (Jenny) Rice; sister-in-law: Sherry Lockridge; host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2009, at the Mousie First Baptist Church with Clyde "Bud" Wicker officiating. Burial will follow at Joe Hall Cemetery at Topmost under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 24, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Richardson, Daniel Wayne ~ age 56, of Garner, passed away December 27, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Irvine on March 2, 1954, to John Henry Richardson and Gladys Campbell Richardson. He is survived by 1 son: Danny Richardson; 1 sister: Mary Grow; 1 great uncle: Earl Jones; nieces: Tawynia, Terri, Tracy and Teresa; Host of other relatives. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Clyde Williams officiating. Burial followed at the Elisha Patrick Cemetery at Emmalena under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 6, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ring,  Sarah age 87, of Garrett, Ky., widow of Byron (A.B.) Ring, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at the Riverview Healthcare Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born November 28, 1919 in Knott County, Ky., the daughter of the late Noah Inmon and Elizabeth Coburn Inmon. Mrs. Ring was a Cook/Supervisor at the Jenny Wiley State Park and member of the Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, James D. Ring and daughter-in-law but daughter in heart, Candace Ring, Garrett, Ky., a daughter, Eva Elizabeth Molloy and son-in-law, Jim Molloy, Cincinnati, Oh., a grandson and apple of her eye, James Byron Ring, a sister at heart, Imagene Gibson, a granddaughter at heart, Leona Atkins and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, and four sister, Pearlie Terry, Girlie Kennedy, Ellen Slone, Ruby Brewer, Mimie Conley and Opal Gamble. Funeral services for Sarah Ring were conducted Friday, June 29,2007, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Bethel Bolen and Arlin Cathers officiating. Burial followed in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., caring for those arrangements. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 4, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Risner, Clara Adkins ~ age 88 of Alum Lick Rd. in Martin, passed away November 9, 2008, at Highlands Regional Medical Center.  She was born May 23, 1920, at Hueysville.  Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin with Travis Risner officiating.  Burial followed in the Risner Cemetery at Martin under the direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, November 27, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*The daughter of the late Sam and Sina Prater Adkins.  She was preceded in death by: her parents, Husband, Manis Risner, Son, Samuel Risner. Surviving Family, Sons, Clarence Risner of Prestonsburg, Ky. and Manis Risner, Jr. of Martin, Ky. Daughters, Loretta Ousley, Sianna Risner and Peggy Stephens all of Martin, Ky. Brother, Vernis Adkins of St. Petersburg, Florida, A her caregiver, Debbie Rowe, 14 grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Risner, Danny ~ age 44 of Carrie, passed away February 10, 2011, at home.  He was born August 30, 1966, at Hindman, the son of the late Hilbert Risner & Geraldine Slone.  He is survived by 1 brothers: Thomas (Frankie) Risner of Carrie, & Hilbert (Missy) Risner of Hindman; 3 sisters: Regina (Crockett Hall) Gory of Viper, Megan (Paul) Watson of Carrie, & Renee (Jacky) Branham of Hallie; Special Friends: Kathleen Click & Tim Ashley; Special Nephew: Gavin Slone; and a host of nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother: Timothy Risner.  Funeral services were held Monday, February 14, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Bethel Bolen & James Hughes officiating.  Burial followed at the Risner Miller Cemetery at Hindman under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 17, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Risner, Forest -age 81 of Holiday, Florida, formerly of Knott County, passed away June 1, 2008, at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Florida.  He was born March 6, 1927, the son of the late Hagan & Rene Gayheart Risner.  He was a truck diver, a WWII Army Veteran, a Mason & Shriner.  He was the husband of Sally M. Scott Risner.  He is survived by 1 son: Forest A. Risner of Garden City, Florida; 1 daughter: Joann (Michael) Norris of Westland, Michigan; 1 brother: Troy Risner of Mt. Carmel, Ky.; 2 grandchildren: Hagan & Lauren. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 7, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  Burial followed at the Logan Risner Cemetery in Hindman under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times--Thursday, June 12, 2008--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Risner, Kelly, 69. of White Gravel Rd. Minford, died this morning in Pike County Hospital. The Hindman, Ky. native is survived by his wife, Dovie Jenkins Risner; nine sons, Arnold of Richmond, Va., Jack of Farmersville, Floyd of Lucasville, Rt. 4., Edward of Rodeo, Calif., Dewey of Boston, Mass., Ernest, Leslie and Joseph all of Minford, Rt.1 and Herman of Indianapolis, Ind.; three daughters. Mrs. Rachael Owsley of Haysi Va., Mrs. Hester Compton of Minford. Rt. 1., and Mrs. Zola Hilton of Texas; five brothers: Sidney of Ashland, Ky; Hagen of Hindman, Frank of Mount Sterling, Ky., Luther of Maysville, Ky., Luther of Maysville, Ky., and Lacey of St. Louis, Mo.; a sister, Mrs. Serene Hudson of Hindman; 29 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at Erwin Dodson Funeral Home with Rev. Willard Holliday officiating. Interment is to be in White Gravel Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Sunday.  Source: Portsmouth Times, 09 January 1971-Submitted by Randy Jackson

Ritchie, Afton "Boxcar" ~ age 59, of Emmalena, Kentucky, passed away June 28, 2011, at the Hospice Center at Hazard, Kentucky. He was born in Knott County, Kentucky on July 21, 1951, to Troy Ritchie and Elsie Patrick Ritchie. He is survived by his wife: Shirley Mae Ritchie; son: Donnie Ray Ritchie; daughter: Connie Combs; brothers: Elijah Ritchie and Oscar Ritchie; sister: Nannie Hicks; grandchildren: Haley Combs and Katie Combs; special friend, niece and daughter: Rita Napier. He was preceded in death by his wife: Linda Ritchie and 1 daughter: Melinda. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ronald Messer and Ricky Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Ritchie Cemetery at Emmalena under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, June 30, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Alex ~ age 81 of Fisty, passed away October 30, 2010, at the Hazard ARH.  He was born May 14, 1929, in Knott County, the son of the late Clifton & Phoebe Noble Ritchie.  He was a retired coal miner and the husband of the late Sally Combs Ritchie. He is survived by 4 sons: Ary (Connie) Ritchie of Fisty, Dennis (Dena) Ritchie of Wolcottville, Indiana, Jimmy Darrell (Sue) Ritchie of Ligonier, Indiana & Ricky (Kim) Ritchie of Ligonier, Indiana; 3 daughters; Kathelene (Attila) Halmagyi of Kendallville, Indiana, Irene (Travis) Combs of Ary, & Jackie (Michael) Griffitts of West Liberty; Brother & Sister: Roosevelt Ritchie of Harlan & Edna Holliday of Indiana; a host of grandchildren & great grandchildren, family & friends.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at Noon at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Charles Ed Smith officiating.  Burial followed at the Ritchie Cemetery at Fisty under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 4, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Amel ~ age 69, of Vest, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010, at the Hazard ARH. He was born in Knott County on July 26, 1941, to Columbus Ritchie and Martha Dobson Ritchie. He was a retired coal miner. He was preceded in death by his parents; Sister- Glenna Faye Ritchie; Nephew- Cody Fyffe.   He is survived by his wife-Kathie; 3 Brothers- Paul Gene Napier, Billy Ray (Paralee) Ritchie and Kenneth (Mildred) Ritchie; Sister- Ethel (Jacob) Ritchie.     Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 9, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Burial will follow in the Little Jink Ritchie Cemetery at Talcum under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 9, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Andrew Jake ~ age 57, of Hindman, died Monday, October 3, 2011, at Hazard ARH. He is survived by his parents: Jennings and Nancy Ritchie; 1 brother: David Bryan (Daisy) Ritchie. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 7, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Carl Ritchie and John Pray officiating. Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 13, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Anna  ~ age 84, of Lackey passed away February 14, 2009, at her home. She was born in Virgie on September 26, 1924, to Jarvey Caudill and Virgie Hall Caudill. She was preceded in death by her husband: Willard; son: Press; grandsons: Ralph Vernon and Carl Willard. She is survived by 6 sons: Alex (Helen) Ritchie, Silas (Freda) Ritchie, Bryan Lesslie (Gracie) Ritchie, Roy (Darla) Ritchie, Danny Elvis Ritchie and Willard (Edith Mae) Ritchie; 3 daughters: Bobbie Sue Moore, Linda Faye (Clyde) Conley and Carolyn (Ishmael) Scott; brothers: Charlie and Bill Caudill; sister: Piney Hicks; 15 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at the Mousie First Baptist Church with Clyde "Bud" Wicker Jr. officiating. Burial followed at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, KY.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 19, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Ann Marie ~ age 91 of Hindman, passed away May 9, 2009, at home.  She was born July 10, 1917, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Harlen & Sally Ann Pratt Watts.  She was a retired kitchen Aide and the wife of the late Carl Jake Ritchie. She is survived by: 2 daughters: Phyllis Faulkner of Ray City, Georgia & Denzila (Jesse Jr.) Eldridge of Hindman; 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren & 3 step grandchildren; 1 host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. She was preceded in death by a son: Thomas E. Ritchie and several brothers and sisters. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel in Hindman, with Jr. Whitaker, Wendell Whitaker, Jimmy Conley & Harlass Watts officiating.  Burial followed at the Watts Family Cemetery at Garner, with the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman in charge of arrangements.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 14, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Arthur "Archie" ~ age 74 of Elmrock, formerly of Perry County, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Hazard on March 4, 1937, to Silas Ritchie and Marrie Smith Ritchie. He was preceded in death by 3 sisters: Jackie Lindsley, Wanda Ritchie and Geraldine Ritchie; 4 brothers: James, Willis, Thomas and Robert Ritchie. He is survived by daughter: Diane (Carter) Beverly; brothers: Edgar "Big John" (Ann) Ritchie, Hershel (Mildred) Ritchie and Eugene Ritchie; sister: Kathy Wolford; grandchildren: Arnold Beverly and Amos Beverly; host of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at Tribby Church of God with Karen Campbell and Johnny Ambrose officiating. Burial followed at the Beverly Cemetery at Elmrock under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 29, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Belle Conley ~ age 95, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, formerly of Knott Co., passed away Thursday, September 30, 2010, in Ann Arbor. She was born April 2, 1915, in Knott County Ashford and Hester Conley. She was preceded in death by her husband: Sam Ritchie; 1 daughter- Lafern (Edmond) Glandon. She is survived by 1 Daughter- Wilma Andres (Edgel) Hall; 2 Granddaughters- Patricia (Roscoe) Isaac and Sandra (Brent) Mohr; 2 Great Granddaughters- Jennifer Isaac and Karina E. Mohr; 1 Great Great Granddaughter- Melanie A. Isaac; 1 Sister- Catherine Fugate; Several Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Burial followed in the Fisty Cemetery under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 7, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*She was preceded in death by her husband: Sam Ritchie who preceded her in death on August 9, 1986

Ritchie, Benjamin ~ age 93 of Hindman, passed away August 5, 2009, Hazard ARH. He was bom May 17, 1916, in Knott County, the son of the late Gabe and Vina Fugate Ritchie. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Montgomery Baptist Church. He was the husband of the late Elsie Smith Watts Ritchie. He is survived by 1 son: Ray (Brenda) Ritchie of Rome City, Indiana; 3 daughters: Rema (Garrett) Hunter of Hindman, Ida (David) Hughes of Hindman, & Linda (Chuck) Millberg of Albion, Indiana; 1 stepdaughter: Jada (Shane) Tyler of Rome City, Indiana; 8 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren& 9 great great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; 8 brothers: Ishmael, Chester, Joe, Everett, Adam, Martin, Sirus & Edward; 2 sisters: Martha Ritchie & Alifair Fugate. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 8, 2009. at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with James Hughes officiating. Burial followed at the Floyd Watts Cemetery at Garner, under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 13, 2009

Ritchie, Billy Ray ~ age 67, of Talcum, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, WV. He was born in Talcum on November 8, 1943, to Columbus Ritchie and Martha Dobson Ritchie. He is survived by his wife: Paralea Ritchie; 2 daughter: Kim (Joey) King, and Gwen (Mike) Bartoe; 2 brothers: Paul Gene Napier and Kenneth (Mildred) Ritchie; 1 sister: Ethel (Jake) Ritchie; 1 uncle: Leslie Dobson; 1 grandchild: Haley King. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Darrell Short and Tim Stacy officiating. Burial followed at Little Jink Ritchie Cemetery at Talcum under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 29, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Bobby Ray "Breakdown" -age 57, of Ary, Kentucky, died on Sunday, September 5, 2004, at his home. He was born on August 25, 1947, in Knott County, Kentucky, a son of Daniel Ritchie and Janice Singleton Ritchie. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Ritchie; one son, John Daniel (Venus) Ritchie of Ary, Kentucky; one daughter, Mary Shannon Ritchie of Ary, Kentucky; one brother, Floyd Kenneth (Maxine) Ritchie of Clear Creek, Kentucky; and one grandchild, Harley Ritchie. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, September 7, at 2:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Kelly Slone and others officiating.  Burial followed in Bush Cemetery, Ary, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Ritchie, Carl ~ age 80, of Emmalena, passed away October 27, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Bearville on March 30, 1930, to Lee Ritchie and Adeline Patrick Ritchie. He was preceded in death by wife: Maxine Ritchie; and great grandchild: Johnny Gage Bowling. He is survived by 1 son: Arthur Lee (Tracey) Ritchie; grandchildren: Jennifer Louise McIntosh, Angela Marie (Johnny) Bowling, Natasha Renee Ritchie, Courtney Nicole Ritchie and Matthew Lee Ray Ritchie; 3 great grandchildren: Aleisha Marie Bowling, Kelsey Leeanne Bowling and Logan Wayne Pigman.     Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow at the Elisha Patrick Cemetery at Emmalena under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 28, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Clella -age 84, of Lotts Creek, Kentucky, died Friday, December 16, 2005, at UKMC.  She was born on March 16, 1921, the daughter of Cordis Draughn and Gipsy Jones Draughn.  She is preceded in death by her daughter: Benny Marie Ritchie; and one brother: Jake Draughn.  She is survived by her husband; Lawrence Ritchie; sons: James Cullen (Fannie) Ritchie, Donald Gene (Patti) Ritchie and Winfred Ritchie; daughter: Patricia Ann (John) Moyer; brother: Virgil Singleton; sister: Ida Martin; half sisters: Yvonne, Goldie, Thelma and Pauline; 15 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 19, 2005, at 2 p.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Ricky Smith and Johnny Patrick officiating.   Burial followed in the Owens Cemetery at Fisty, Kentucky under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 21, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Clifton ~ age 77, of Talcum, passed away January 28, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Knott County on October 23, 1932, to Willard Ritchie and Lillie Mae Ritchie. He is survived by his wife: Thelma Ritchie; sons: Frank (Tonya) Handshoe and Freddie (Andrea) Handshoe; brothers: Dewey (Susan) Ritchie and Willard Jr. Ritchie; sisters: Clara Stacy, Essie Patrick, Louise (Grady) Terry, Tena (Roy) Williams and Linda (Fred) Dykes; 4 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Denzil Ratliff, Kenneth Ritchie, Astor Mullins and Clyde Williams officiating. Burial followed at the Little Jink Ritchie Cemetery at Talcum under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 4, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Colin ~ age 61, of Louisville, passed away Friday, May 15, 2009 at the Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, KY. He was born in Fisty, Kentucky on November 18, 1947 to Ben Ritchie and Ruth Campbell Ritchie.  He is survived by wife: Helen; daughter: Rebecca Cooper; Step children: James Douglas and Terri Coleman; sister: Louella Clark; granddaughters: Cherokee and Trinity; step grandchildren: Kevin Saltz and Barbara Hibbard; 3 step great grandchildren. Funeral services were 3PM, Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. Burial followed at the Ritchie Cemetery at Hindman, KY.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 21, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Douglas ~ age 38, of Mallie, passed away March 4, 2011 at Mallie.  he was born in Goshen, Indiana, on February 14, 1973, to Denver Ritchie and Minnie Sue Watson Ritchie. He is survived by his parents: Denver and Sue Ritchie; sons: Tyler Douglas Ritchie and Shawn Douglas Ritchie; brother: David (Michelle) Ritchie; nephews: David Eugene Ritchie and Matthew Robert Ritchie; niece: Nellie Marie Fuller; great niece: Miranda Paige Fuller. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Jimmy Hall, Bobby Amburgey and Paul Watson officiating.  Burial followed at the Watson Cemetery at Mallie under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 10, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Edythe C. ~ age 85, of Hindman, passed away August 24, 2009. at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Knott County on August 18, 1924, to Noah W. Cox and Louraine Bishop Cox. She is survived by husband: Luther Ritchie; sons: Darrel (Karin) Ritchie and Leo (Patricia) Ritchie; brothers: Carl Cox and Jesse Cox; sister: Bethel Ritchie; grandson: Nicholas Patrick Ritchie; granddaughter: Tanya Karin Fields and Dwight; great grandson: Parker Fields. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with John Shroll officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 27, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Elma ~ age 85 of Litt Carr, passed away Friday, August 12, 2011, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Sam Ritchie; 2 sons: Sam (Donna) Ritchie Jr., and Jimmy Darrell (Joann) Ritchie; 1 brother: Edgar Ashley; 1 sister: Pauline Stamps; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Bartholemew Perry officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 18, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Elsie Smith Watts ~ age 80, of Garner, passed away August 2, 2009, at the Cabell Huntington Hospital at Huntington, WV. She was born in Softshell on October 16, 1928, to Grover Smith and Rosanna Combs Smith. She is survived by husband: Ben Ritchie; daughter: Donna (James Tonto) Combs; sons: Ronnie (Elveda) Watts, Steve Watts, Darrell (Loretta) Watts, Scotty (Heather) Watts and Paul Laird Watts; brother: Bethel (Peggy) Smith; sisters: Eva Smith, Louise (Alvin) Webb, Vonda Lee Hall, Vernie (Ronnie) Fraley and Phyllis Slone; 9 grandchildren: James Darren Combs, Earnest Seth Combs, Laticia (Barton) Ratliff, Richard Don Watts, Cydney Alexander Watts, Nicholas Kyler Watts, Dakota Ryan Watts, Kirsten Blake Watts, Larry Wesoka Estep; 6 great grandchildren: Emilee D. Faith Combs, Sheena B. Ratliff, Natalie Watts, Ethan Watts, Hayden Estep and Kennedy Estep. She was preceded in death by parents: daughter: Tena Lynn Watts; 1st husband: Earnest Watts; brothers: John, Hillard, Earnest; sisters: Ruthie, Gladys and Verda. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Earl Mosley, Ricky Smith and Darrell Short officiating. Burial will follow at the Floyd Watts Cemetery at Garner under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 6, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Enos D. ~ CPO, US-Navy Ret, age 82 of Gulfport, passed away Tuesday, August 4. 2009, in Gulfport. Mr. Ritchie was retired from the US Navy after serving in WW II. Korean War and Vietnam War He a recipient of the National Defense Medal. WWI I, Good Conduct Medal (5th award) United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal. Presidential Unit Citation (Korea). He w as a member of Central Baptist Church in Gulfport and retired from Stennis Space Center. He was preceded in death by his parents. Isaac and Angeline Ritchie; his first wife. Wanda Ritchie: 4 brothers Leonard Ritchie, B. Willard Ritchie. Everett Ritchie, Stanley Ritchie; 3 sisters. Nettie Watkins. Mabel Cornett, Mellissa Ritchie: and a son-in-law. Abraham Combs. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Bonnie McKinney Ritchie, of Gulfport: children, Cheryl Combs, of Fisty, Gerald Wayne Ritchie (Patricia), of Gulfport. Pamela Sue Gray (Bob), of Gettysburg, Pa., and Deborah Pittman (Russell) of Bogalusa, La.; sisters, Madge Ashley (Paul), of Fisty. and Katherine Sparks, of Mich.; 11 grandchildren. Denise Slone, Jeffrey Walker, Amber Combs, Kira Ryan. Meghan Pittman, Cameron Pittman, Chanda Gray. Jonathan Gray. Joshua Gray, Ryan Gray. Heather Ritchie; and seven great-grandchildren, Janish Slone, Jessica Slone. Terri Slone, William Ryan. Aidan Ryan. Makalah Ritchie and Katelyn Walker. The funeral service was held on Saturday, August 8.2009. at 12 Noon in the Riemann Family Funeral home chapel. Burial was held on Monday. August 10, 2009, at 9 a.m. at the Biloxi National Cemetery. Courtesy of Rieman Funeral Home      Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 13, 2009

Ritchie, Ernest -age 70, died Tuesday, July 20, 2004 in Fort Wayne, Indiana at the Select Hospital, following a seven month illness. Ernest was born January 5, 1934 in Knott Co., Kentucky to General Lee "Bud" and Lona Cones Ritchie.  Ernest has lived in Stroh, Indiana most of his life.  He is survived by one daughter;  Stacey Stewart, of White Pigeon, Michigan;  three sons, Matt Ritchie and Mark Ritchie, both of White Pigeon, Michigan, and Billy Joe Ritchie of Alabama; two grandchildren and one great-grandson;  four sisters, Mayoma Doberson, of Auburn, and Roseann Crank, of Louisville, Kentucky, Zena Merrill of Dun, Tennessee, and Dora Hurt of Hardburly, Kentucky. He is preceded in death of five brothers, two sisters, two daughters, and a son.  Funeral is from noon to 1 p.m, Friday at Hutchins Funeral Home, Indiana.  Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Woodruff Cemetery, with the Rev. Lee Combs of Community Baptist Church of Wolcottville officiating.

Ritchie, Floyd -54, of Emmalena, passed away September 13, 2005 at Hwy 80 at Rock Fork, Kentucky. He was born in Perry County, Kentucky, on August 20, 1951 to Estil & Prater Ritchie.  He was preceded in death by his mother Ruby Ritchie.  He is survived by his wife: Mary Lou Ritchie; father: Estill Ritchie; son: Bradley (Rosa) Ritchie daughters: Barbara (Jim) Prater and Melissa (Denver) Pigman; 3 brothers: Junior Lee (Dorothy) Ritchie, Billy Joe (Claudetta) Ritchie and Jimmy Darrell (Judy) Ritchie 4 sisters: Emma Lou (Bud) Stidhiam, Glenna Faye (Dean) Johnston, Brenda (Curtis Jr.) Hicks and Beverly Ann (Jessie) Dunlap, 4 grandchildren: Hartzel and Tiffany Carter and Timothy and Derek Prater. Funeral services were held at 12 p.m., Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, with Denzil Ratliff, Gary White, Bethel Bolen and others officiating.  Burial followed at the Combs Cemetery at Sandlick, Kentucky. Arrangements were handled by the Hindman Funeral Services at Hindman, Kentucky.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 21, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Franklin Darrell ~ age 57 of Fisty, passed away May 27, 2012, at the Hazard ARH. He was born September 9, 1954, in Knott County, the son of the late Gabe & Avonell Singleton Ritchie. He was a Disabled Mechanic. He is survived by 1 son: William (Stacey) Ritchie of Hazard; 1 daughter: Amy June Ritchie of Fisty; mother of his children: Ruth Ann Williams; 1 brother: Andrew Ritchie of Fisty; 2 sisters: Imogene Bricker of Greenfield, Indiana & Moselle Jacobs of Rome City, Indiana; a special sister: Maxine Ritchie of Fisty; Grandchildren: Phylicia Whitaker, Whitney Keyana Ritchie & Skyler Austin Ray Ritchie; Special Cousin: Kenneth Ritchie; and a host of family & friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Clear Creek Free Church with Arthur Holland officiating. Burial followed at the Singleton Family Cemetery at Fisty under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 31, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Gladys Carol ~ age 61, of Fisty, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the Knott County Nursing Home at Hindman. She was born in Fisty on November 7, 1948, to Ivan Ritchie and Blanch Combs Ritchie. She is survived by 1 daughter: Sheryl (Bob) Burton; 1 granddaughter: Jillian Marie Burton. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2010, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Arthur Holland officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 22, 2010 ~ Posted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Grethel -age 72, of Fisty, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, January 19, 2005, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on January 7, 1933, at Ritchie, Kentucky, a daughter of William Gladstone Ritchie and Daucie Ritchie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis; sister, Gail; brothers, Delbert and J. D.; and a foster son, William Cambell. She is survived by two sons, Dennis Ritchie and Scott Ritchie; one daughter, Tessie Hicks; one brother, Carl Ritchie; two sisters, Roberta Cornett and Flora Holliday; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, January 22, at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with John Earl Goff, Jr. officiating.  Burial followed in Singleton Cemetery, Fisty, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Ritchie, Hazel Reynolds -age 74, of Mallie, Ky., died December 13, 2003, at the Hazard ARMC.  She was born on September 23, 1929, in Pippa Passes, Ky., the daughter of Wash B. Smith and Martha Belle Short Smith. She is survived by a great friend, Ernest Keen; host of nieces and nephews; two special friends, Travis Watson and Justin Collins.  Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 18, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Ky.  Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman, Ky., under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times January 2004

Ritchie, Haven Dale ~ age 27, of Vest, passed away July 30, 2010, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Hazard on April 8, 1983, to Haven Ritchie and Luna Handshoe.  He was preceded in death by 1 brother: Charles Mitchell Lee Ritchie. He is survived by his father: Haven Ritchie; mother: Luna Handshoe Stepp; brothers: Nathan Wayne Ritchie, Chester Walter Ritchie and Grover Matthew Ritchie; sisters: Rachel Perdomo, Rita Faye Montero and Christine Wilkinson. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, at Vest United Baptist Church with Donnie Ritchie, William Ritchie, Gary White and Willie Collins officiating. Burial followed at the Little Field Cemetery at Vest.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 5, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Herman C. -89, of Carmel, passed away Friday, May 14, 2004. Mr. Ritchie was born January 30, 1915 in Van Cleve, KY, to the late Chester & Fannie Tolson Ritchie. He retired in 1980 from Weyerhaeuser Co. and in 1985 from Kroger Co. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center - Carmel, where friends may call from 12 Noon until service time. Entombment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. He was the widower of Marian Lucille Thompson Ritchie. Survivors include his sons, Carl, Jr., Gary, David and Steven Ritchie; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brothers, Roy, Chester, Jr. and Herbert Ritchie; sisters, Lorene Lawson, Edith Davis, Opsie Cashman and Pauline Ford. He was preceded in death by his son, Glen and sisters, Thelma Ford and Florene Ritchie.       Source: The Indianapolis Star  May 16, 2004

Ritchie, Hubert W. -age 81, of Pikeville, Kentucky, died Wednesday, February 22, 2006, at the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.  He was born in Knott County on February 4, 1925, the son of the late Samuel M. and Ellen Fuller Ritchie.  He was preceded in death by three brothers: Corbitt, Mart, and Monroe Ritchie; three sisters: Sophia Ritchie, Dosha Combs and Osbie Francis.  He is survived by his wife of fifty years: Nancy Gay Ritchie of Pikeville, Kentucky; two sons: Samuel Murrell (Anita) Ritchie and William Scott Ritchie both of Pikeville, Kentucky; one daughter: Linda Lee Ritchie of Prestonsburg, Kentucky; one brother: Willard Ritchie of International Falls, Montana; Ora Maggard of Hazard, Kentucky, Lorrene Mullins of Stroll, Indiana and three special employees: Charlie Justice, Phyllis Haynes and Tom Moe.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 25, at 1 p.m., at the Thacker Funeral Home Chapel, Pikeville, Kentucky, with Wade Bostic officiating.   Burial followed in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, under the direction Thacker Funeral Home.   Provided courtesy of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 1, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Irene ~ age 67 of Beattyville, formerly of Knott Co., passed away January 2, 2010, at her home.  She was born March 30, 1942, to Vernon Slone of Knott Co., and the late Geneva (Hughes) Slone.  She was a homemaker, attended the Regular Baptist Church, and enjoyed needlepoint and gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband & mother: 2 grandsons: Carl Junior and Carl Raymond Slone. She is survived by her father; 2 daughters: Josephine Slone of St. Helens, Kr., and Lillie (Stoney) Ross of Beattyville; 3 sons: Denzil (Jody) Ritchie of Irvine, Daniel (Lisa) Ritchie of Beattyville, and Boyd Ritchie of Indiana; 7 grandchildren 11 great-grandchildren, several brothers and sisters, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2010, at the home of Josephine Slone in Beattyville with Bro., James Hughes officiating.  Burial will follow at the Ritchie Family Cemetery at Beattyville under the direction of Booneville Funeral Home.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 7, 2010  ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Ishmael 92, of Milan, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville. He was born October 26, 1910 in Dwarf, KY the son of Abijah and Flora Mae (Combs) Ritchie, both deceased. He married Lucinda (Cornett) Ritchie on April 7, 1934 and she survives. Other survivors include three sons, W. Roger Ritchie of Cincinnati, OH, twin sons, Philip Ritchie of Blue Belle, PA, Harold Ritchie of Belle Vue, WA, one daughter, Mrs. Patricia Gifford of Cincinnati, OH, one brother, Asbel Ritchie of Canaan, one sister, Mollie Hoskins of Florida, ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Mr. Ritchie attended school at Hindman, KY and later attended Morehead College where he received his teaching certificate. He taught in schools in Kentucky, Dillsboro and Sunman and was active in the Civil Conservation Corps during WWII. He also farmed and sold produce and was known as the "Honey Man" to many people. He retired as an inspector for the Indiana State Highway Department. He was a member of the Milan First Baptist Church where he was a deacon, having served as Sunday school teacher and superintendent and sang in the choir. Visitation will be held Friday, March 21, 6-8 p.m. at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 22, 11 a.m. at the Milan First Baptist Church with Rev. Harris Long officiating. Burial will be in the New Craven Cemetery in Milan. Memorials may go to the donor's choice.     Source:  The Versailles Republican - March 20, 2003-Submitted by Loren Calhoun

Ritchie, Isom-of Dutton in Madison County was born in Perry County Ky. died Nov 22, 1889 as he was attacked by robbers and killed. (b 1813 Perry Co. Ky:     s/o Crockett & Susan Grigsby Ritchie. Husband of Martha PATRICK, married in Perry Co Sec. 1834; came to Arkansas in 1850 with brothers Hiram, Nicholas & sisters Polly & Oma.  Probably buried in Dutton Cemetery (Unmarked) Here is the obit of ISOM RITCHIE, most records have him living to be over a 100 years old,  so that was wrong, I have a copy of his obit, he is , Buried in the Yale cemetery, Johnson County in an unmarked grave--but we know the gravesite.
Source:  FAYETTEVILLE DEMOCRAT-Submitted by Susan Fahnstrom

Ritchie, Isom -age 59, of Talcum, Kentucky, passed away September 3, 2007 at his home.  He was born in Knott County, Kentucky on January 26, 1948 to Pollard Ritchie and Luna Stacy Ritchie. He is survived by his wife: Shirley Ritchie; sons: Mark (Donna) Ritchie and Jeffrey (Angie) Ritchie; sisters: Paralee (Bob) Abrams and Juanita (Leland) Stepro; brothers: Bill Ritchie, J.B. (Sue) Ritchie, Zack (Ann) Ritchie and Jake (Ethel) Ritchie; special brother-in-law: Leslie Dobson; 3 grandchildren: Stacy, Jeffrey Pollard and Amber; host of  nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: Pollard and Luna; stepmother: Alpharetta Ritchie; brothers: Cleve, Isaac and Arnold; sisters: Canzalia and Etta Mae. Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Friday, September 7, 2007 at 11a.m. with Denzil Ratliff, Kenneth Ritchie, Clyde Williams, Gary White and Donnie Patrick officiating.  Interment will follow at the Big Jink Ritchie Cemetery at Talcum under the direction of Hindman Funeral
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 5, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Jeffrey Marlin ~ age 38 of Saltlick, formerly of Knott County, passed away September 6, 2010, at home.  He was born December 31, 1971, in Hazard, the son of Floyd Kenneth & Maxine Conley Ritchie.  He was a Vocational Rehab Counselor for the State of Kentucky; Member of Morehead Masonic Lodge #654, York Rite, Scottish Rite, El Hasa Shiners of Ashland, Ky., Demolay, The Order of the White Shrine, Kentucky Colonel and the Order of the Eastern Star.He is survived by 1 brother: Floyd Reggie (Della) Ritchie of Hazard; 1 niece: Krista Danielle Ritchie; and a host of Aunts, Uncle & Cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal Grandparents: Daniel & Janice Ritchie; maternal Grandparents: Robert & Hattie Patton Conley; Aunt & Uncle: Sharlene Conley Cornett & Bobby Ray Ritchie. Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 9, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman with Mike Caudill officiating.  Burial followed at the Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thurs. September 16, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Joe Nick ~ age 59, of Vicco, Ky., passed away on August 10, 2010, at Central Baptist Hospital at Lexington, Ky. He was born on March 13, 1951, to Arnold Ritchie and Dicie Tackett Ritchie. He is survived by his wife: Edith Everage Ritchie; daughter: Jolene Ritchie; brothers: Andrew & Frank Ritchie; sister: Moselle Jacobs; mother-in-law: Mary Everage; brother-in-law: Everett Everage Jr.; host of family & friends; special nephew: Paul Barnett. Funeral services were held on August 13, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ronnie Grigsby officiating. Burial followed at the Singleton Cemetery at Fisty, Ky. under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 19, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

John B. Ritchie, age 72, of Wolcottville, died Monday, April 7, 2014, in Miller's Merry Manor, LaGrange, Indiana.  He had resided in this area since 1972.  Mr. Ritchie retired from the Fort Wayne Foundry.  He was born March 7, 1942, in Knott County to Carew and Martha (Fugate) Ritchie. Surviving are two stepdaughters, Karen Combs of Kendallville and Deb (Dave) Grossman of LaGrange; and 4 sisters, Delia (Truman) Ritchie of LaGrange, Oma Pridemore of Kimmell, Josie (Rob) Sandlin of Hazard, and Bessie Ritchie of Hazard.  He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Andy Ritchie and George Messer.  Funeral services will be Friday, April 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Clear Creek Free Church with Pastor Arthur Holland officiating. Burial will be in the Ritchie Cemetery at Clear Creek.  Calling is Thursday, April 10, 2014, after 5 p.m. at the church.  The Young Family Funeral Home Wolcottville Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, April 10, 2014 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Lawrence Willis -age 88, of Clear Creek, Kentucky, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky.  He was born in Knott County, Kentucky on November 20, 1917, the son of the late Alonzo and Katie Collins Ritchie.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Clella Ritchie; daughter: Benny Marie Ritchie; two sisters: Nervie Caudill and Dot Draughn; brother: Cullen Ritchie.  He is survived by three sons: James Cullen (Fannie) Ritchie of Dwarf, Kentucky, Donald Gene (Patti) Ritchie of Clark Lake, Michigan and Winfred Ritchie of Fisty, Kentucky; one daughter: Patricia Ann (John) Moyer of Erlanger, Kentucky, one sister: Elvira Combs of Lotts Creek, Kentucky; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 8, at 2 p.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Ky, with Ricky Smith, Johnny Patrick and Howard Owens officiating.   Burial followed in the Owens Cemetery, Fisty, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 15, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Lillie Mae - age 95, of Talcum, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2007 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Vest, Kentucky on April 10, 1912 to Willis Napier and Laura Dobson Napier. She was preceded in death by her husband: Willard Ritchie; 2 sons: Eugene, H.B. and 3 infant children; sons-in-law: Dennis Stacy and Junior Ray Patrick; daughter-in-law: Glenna; 2 grandchildren, 2 brothers and 1 sister. She is survived by 8 children: Clifton (Thelma) Ritchie, Dewey (Susan) Ritchie, Willard Ritchie Jr., Clara Stacy, Essie Patrick, Louise (Grady) Terry, Tena (Roy) Williams and Linda (Fred) Dykes; daughters-in-law: Jacqueline and Iva Pearl; 18 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ricky Smith, Denzil Ratliff and Emmitt Campbell officiating. Burial followed at the Little Jink Ritchie Cemetery at Talcum, Kentucky.  Arrangements by Hindman Funeral Services at Hindman Kentucky.
Posted in Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, August 29, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Linda Sue Brewer ~ age 56, of Emmalena, passed away December 1, 2008, at the Hazard Nursing Home at Hazard. She was born in Hazard on February 18, 1952, to Bayless Brewer and Goldie Conley Brewer. She was preceded in death by 1 daughter: Melinda. She is survived by her husband: Afton Ritchie; daughter: Connie Ritchie; 7 sisters: Reva Combs, Geneva Jones, Virginia Combs, Nancy Jo Kuhn, Sharon Campbell, Charlotte Ann Stacy and Vicki Ritchie; 2 brothers: Troy Brewer and Bobby Brewer; 2 grandchildren: Katie Brook Combs and Haley Dawn Combs. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 5, 2008 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Randall Short officiating. Burial followed at the Ritchie Cemetery at Emmalena.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 11, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Lois Marie Combs ~ age 88 of Nancy, passed away July 25, 2011, at the Knott County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Hindman. She was born January 15, 1923, in Perry County, the daughter of the Late Daniel & Stella Ritchie Combs. She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Woodrow Wilson Ritchie. She is survived by 3 Sons: George Edward Ritchie of Middletown, Ohio, Truman Lee Ritchie of Nancy, James Devon Ritchie of Hindman; 2 Daughters: Stella Faye Ritchie of Richmond, Della Mae Ritchie of Hindman; 4 Sisters: Ester Gross of Hazard, Beatrice Anderson of Columbus, Ohio, June Roseberry of Dayton, Ohio, Nancy Day of Ohio; 13 Grandchildren and a host of Great-Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 Brothers: Kines Combs, James Chester Combs; 2 Sisters: Irene Cornett, Carlene Combs. Funeral services were held Friday July 29, 2011, at 12 Noon at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Buford Hall Jr., Jamie Hughes & Darrel Short officiating. Burial followed at the Engle Cemetery at Fisty under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 4, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Lola -age 67, of Fisty, Kentucky, died on Thursday, December 22, 2004, at Appalachian Regional Hospital, Hazard, Kentucky.  She was born on October 29, 1937, in Knott County, Kentucky, a daughter of Isom Cornett and Emaline Smith Cornett.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ritchie and sister, Maxine Smith.   She is survived by one son, Richard Ritchie of Hazard, Kentucky; one daughter, Danetta (Robert) Noble of Fisty, Kentucky; four brothers, Fontaine Grigsby, Eugene Cornett, Frank Cornett and Fred Cornett; one sister, Gladiola Colwell; two grandchildren, Ryan Noble and Jaylan Banks; one step-granddaughter, Haley Smith; an a host of nieces and nephews.   Funeral services were conducted on Friday, December 24, at 1:00 p.m., at Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky.  Burial followed in Dobson Cemetery, Lotts Creek, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Ritchie, Mable Lee ~ age 67, of Bulan, died December 22, 2008 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Morgan County, on May 6, 1941, to Oak Taulbee and Heddie Crase. She is survived by ex-husband: Archie Ritchie; daughter: Diane (Carter) Beverly; grandsons: Arnold and Amos Beverly; brothers and sisters: Mayo Taulbee, Leo Taulbee, Betty Jean Elam, Magalene Inmon and Grace Brewer; special sister-in-law: Virginia Crase; special nephew: Robert Crase. Preceded in death by father: Oak Taulbee; mother: Heddie Crase; foster father and mother: Mort and Jane Crase; brothers: Leonard, Lester, Jim and Chester. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2008, at the Tribbey Church of God with Karen Campbell and Johnny Ambrose officiating. Burial followed at the Beverly Cemetery at Elmrock under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, January 1, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Marcus ~ age 88, of Hindman, passed away Friday, October 14, 2011, at the Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. He was born November 2, 1922, the last of 7 sons born to Mallie Combs and Elliot Ritchie. He was preceded in death by his step son- Phillip Rodney Maggard. He is survived by his wife- Alpha Ritchie; Step Daughter- Sue Carol (Minoo) Billimoria. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Darrell Short officiating. Burial followed in the John S. Combs Cemetery at Vest under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 20, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Mallie age 85, of Vest, Kentucky passed away December 5, 2002 at the Hazard ARMC.  She was born in Breathitt County, Kentucky on January 4, 1917 to Ben Sizemore and Nancy Fugate Sizemore.  She was preceded in death by her Husband  Merdie Ritchie; 1 Son - Beriel Ritchie.  She is survived by 1 Son - J. B. Ritchie of Indiana; 2 Daughters-in-law - Nesby and Veda Ritchie; 5 Sisters - Melda Ritchie, Rose Mae Stacy, Mattie Grigsby, Carrie Kilburn and Reda Faye Seifert; 6 Grandchildren - Ronald Ritchie, Robin Lewis, Marsha Wriston, Kathy Dyer, Steve Ritchie and Richie Ritchie; 8 Great Grandchildren.  Visitation: Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Monday after 6pm. Funeral Service: Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at 11:00am. Interment: Little Jink Cemetery, Talcum Kentucky with Donnie Patrick officiating Source: Hindman Funeral Home,  December 2002

Ritchie, Margie Pearl Everage -age 57, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, formerly of Knott County, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, Kentucky. She was born on November 9, 1937, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Everett and Dicie Mullins Everage.  She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Alger K. Ritchie; and one brother, Eary Everage. She is survived by her husband Kanowha Ritchie; one son, Kelvin Ritchie of Campbellsville, Kentucky; three daughters, Diane Amburgey and Cathy Lesley, both of Campbellsville, Kentucky and Janie Warren of Clarksville, Indiana; two brothers, Robert Everage of Irishman, Kentucky and Ray Everage of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; three sisters, Janie Parks and Anne Sturgill, both of Williamsburg, Kentucky and Linda Montgomery of Louisville, kentucky; six grandchilren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, June 18, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Robbie Everage, Jimmy Darrell Parks and Donnie Pratt officiating.  Burial followed in Yellow Creek Cemetery, Sassafras, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Ritchie, Mart -age 86, of Clear Creek, Kentucky, died Monday, November 21, 2005, at Flemingsburg, Kentucky.  He was born in Knott County on November 14, 1919, the son of Samuel and Ellen Fuller Ritchie.  He is survived by one daughter: Sandra Collins of Flemingsburg, Kentucky; two granddaughters: Meredith Leigh Collins and Penelope Allyn Collins; two brothers: Willard Ritchie and Hubert Ritchie; two sisters: Ora Maggard and Lorena Mullins.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 26, at 11 a.m., at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Ivan Amburgey and Ellis Adams officiating.   Burial followed in the Ritchie Family Cemetery, Clear Creek, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, November 30, 2005-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Mary Jane -age 61, of Ary, passed away December 11, 2007 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Perry County on March 30, 1946 to Johnny Williams and Martha Campbell Williams. She was preceded in death by her husband: Bobby Ray Ritchie; brothers: Larry, Sherman, Johnny, Virgil, Bill and Jackie; sisters: Elsie Grigsby and Nancy Williams. She is survived by 2 children: John Daniel (Venus) Ritchie and Mary Shannon (Nathan) Drudge; 3 sisters: Pat Campbell, Ruth Williams and Carolyn Miller; 1 brother: Paul Williams; 2 grandchildren: Harley Ritchie and Hazel Martha Ritchie. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 19, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Mima -89, of Jeff, died Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at home. She was the daughter of the late Zachary and Catherine Smith Ritchie. She is survived by 1 daughter, Lena Faye Ritchie Anderson of Jeff; host of nieces, nephews, family  and friends. Funeral was conducted Saturday, June 24, 2006 at Maggard Brothers  Chapel with Riley Grigsby and David Gambill officiating, burial in the Jink  Ritchie Cemetery in Talcum. Maggard Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Hazard Herald, Obituaries, Wed, Jun 28, 2006 -Posted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Ritchie, Nancy Loveda "Veda" ~ age 65, of Burnside, Kentucky, passed away January 31, 2009 at the Lake Cumberland Hospital at Somerset, Kentucky. She was born in Knott County, Ky., on December 10, 1943 to Bill Stacy and Elizabeth Ritchie Stacy. She was preceded in death by her husband: Beriel Ritchie; father: Bill Stacy. She is survived by her mother: Liz Stacy; daughters: Kathy (Keith) Belhasen and Marsha (Steve) Sergent; sons: Steven (Janey)Ritchie and Richie (Amanda) Ritchie; brothers: Roy Harlan Stacy, Ronnie Stacy, Alva Stacy, Earnest Stacy, Billy Stacy and Timothy Stacy; sisters: Erma Kay Campbell and Sharon Davis; grandchildren: Jeremy, Greg, Mitchell, Krystal (Jacob), Stephanie, Jake and Staci; great grandchildren: Jace and Charli Grace; step grandchildren: Becky (Sonny) and Hannah; step great grandchild: Leah. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Roger Toddhunter and Jonathan Arnette officiating. Burial followed at the Upper Land Cemetery at Ary, Kentucky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 5, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Opel Jean-age 49, of Clear Creek, Kentucky, died on Friday, May 13, 2005, at U. K. Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on June 17, 1955, in Knott County, Kentucky, the daughter of Ben Owens and Gertie Purvis Owens.  She is survived by her husband, Andrew Ritchie; one daughter, Melissa Dawn Ritchie; three brothers, Boyd Francis, Kernel Francis and Coburn Owens; five sisters, Angeline Combs, Katie Smith, Syrilda Mae Stacy, Nancy Jones and Mary Napier.  Funeral services were conducted on Monday, May 16, at 11:00 a.m., at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky, with Howard Owens officiating.  Burial followed in Singleton Cemetery, Clear Creek, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Ritchie, Polly Mae -age 66, of Fisty, Kentucky, died Tuesday, December 20, 2005, at the Hazard ARMC, Hazard, Kentucky. She was born in Knott County on May 16, 1939, the daughter of David Kelee and Nancy Ritchie Shepherd. She is survived by two sons: Washington Darrell Ritchie and Rodney Ritchie; one daughter: Nancy Ritchie Feltner; two brothers: Bill and Daniel Shepherd; five sisters: Elizabeth Combs, Susie Slone, Molly Vanover, Francis Combs and Lillie Bowling; four granddaughters: Kathy Michelle Combs, Susan Lynn Hurley, Derrek Ritchie and Aundrea Ritchie; three grandsons: David Darrell Hurley, Dillon Hurley and Austin Dewayne Combs. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 24, 1 p.m., at the Clear Creek Free Church, with Eldon Wall and Charles Ed Smith officiating.   Burial followed at the Ritchie Cemetery, Clear Creek, Kentucky.  Under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 4, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, R. B. -age 72, of Beattyville, Ky., die don Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at his home. He was born on June 9, 1932, in Hindman, Kentucky, the son of the late Robert Carson and Dora Bell (Campbell) Ritchie.  He was a retired coal miner for the A.C. Riddles Company in Hindman.  He was also a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War, and was a member of the Faith Baptist Church, in Beattyville, Kentucky.  He was preceded in death by two daughters, Teresa Ritchie and Helen Bowling; one stepson, Roy Slone; three sisters; and one brother.  He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Irene (Slone) Ritchie; three sons, Denzil Ritchie of Irvine, Kentucky, Boyd Ritchie of Kendallville, Indiana, and Dan Ritchie of Beattyville, Kentucky; three daughters, Lillie Hall and Jo Slone, both of Beattyville, Kentucky, and Marlene Holden of Rome City,  Indiana; one brother, Herman Ritchie of Fisty, Kentucky; two sisters, Norma Jean Lass and Elmira Ritchie, both of Chicago, Illinois; 25 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and relatives. Funeral services, along with military rites by the Three Forks Post #11296 V.F.W., were conducted on Friday, April 22, at 11:00 a.m., at Faith Baptist Church, Beattyville, Kentucky, with Reverend Paul Hubbs officiating.  Pallbearers were Joe Riley, Lee Hall, Bo Kelley, Nick Stevens, Michael Estes, and Bill Sexton officiating. Burial followed in the Ritchie Cemetery, Beattyville, Kentucky, under the direction of Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, Kentucky.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Note:This is the late Grethel Ritchie's brother-in-law, brother of her husband Dennis Ritchie. R.B. and Dennis's paternal grandparents were Marion Ritchie & Clarinda Ritchie, and maternal grandparents were Andrew Jackson Campbell & Darcus Ritchie. Anyone know the exact location of this particular Ritchie Cemetery (Beattyville, Lee Co) and whether its been transcribed?  Dona Ritchie

Ritchie, Robert Jr., age 82, of Vest, Kentucky, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at the UK Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky.  He was born June 1, 1924, the son of Robert and Eva Dobson Ritchie.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Everett Ritchie.  He is survived by his wife: Herma Ritchie; four sons: Allen Winfree, Earl Ritchie, James Ritchie and Brian Keith Slone; four daughters: Goldie Powell, Helen Slone, Retha Smith and Evelyn Kyle; three sisters: Alma Dobson, Ruby Farley and Aileen Turner; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 25, at 1 p.m, at the Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky, with Carlos Beverly officiating.   Burial followed in the Dobson Cemetery, Vest, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, July 26, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Sally Combs- 67, of Fisty, died Sunday June 19, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington.  Born Aug.. 31, 1937, in Knott County, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Polly Ritchie Combs.  She was a homemaker.  She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Astor Combs and Ary Combs; and a sister Elizabeth Ritchie. Survivors include her husband, Alex Ritchie; four sons, Ary Ritchie of Fisty, Dennis Ritchie of Wolcottville, Ind., and Jimmy Darrell Ritchie and Ricky Ritchie, both of Ligonier, Ind.; three daughters, Kathlene Halmagi of Kendallville, Ind., Irene Combs of Ary and Jackie Griffiths of West Liberty a brother, Felix Combs of Hindman; two sisters, Martha Nix of Hardburly and Vonda Slone of Brimfield, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 22, at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, with Howard Owens and Charles Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Ritchie Cemetery, John Ritchie Branch, Fisty, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Source:  The Big Sandy News, Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Ritchie, Sally Combs -age 67, of Fisty, Kentucky, died on Sunday, June 19, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on August 31, 1937, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Alex and Polly Ritchie Combs. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Astor Combs and Ary Combs; and one sister, Elizabeth Ritchie.  She is survived by her husband, Alex Ritchie; four sons and daughters-in-law, Ary (Connie) Ritchie of Fisty, Kentucky, Dennis (Dena) Ritchie of Walcottville, Indiana, Jimmy Darrell (Sue) Ritchie, and Ricky (Kim) Ritchie, both of Ligonier, Indiana; three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathelene (Attila) Halmagyi of Kendallville, Indiana, Irene (Gravis) Combs of Ary, Kentucky and Jackie (Michael) Griffitts of West Liberty, Kentucky; one brother, Felix Combs of Hindman, Kentucky; two sisters, Martha Nix of Hardburly, Ky and Vonda Slone of Brimfield, Indiana; fifteen grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, June 22, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Howard Owens and Charles Smith officiating.  Burial followed in Ritchie Cemetery, at John Ritchie Branch, Fisty, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Ritchie, Sarah  , 87, of LaGrange died Friday, April 9, 2004, at her home. She was born April 7, 1917, in Handshoe, Ky. to Elias and Elizabeth (Shepard) Smith. Surviving are her husband, Andrew Ritchie of  LaGrange; three daughters, Marie Tuttle of Phoenix, Ariz., Hazel L. Miller of LaGrange and Marcella Griego of Highland Ranch, Colo; three sons, Ervin Ritchie of Orland, Linville Ritchie of LaGrange and Oliver David Ritchie of Kendallville; 21 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two infant daughters. Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church. Elders Russell Hicks, Morris Wicker and Charles King, all of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange. Calling will be Sunday from 4-9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. with an evening service at 6 p.m., all at the church. Hutchins Funeral Home of Wolcottville is in charge of arrangements    Source:  KPCNews.com-Submitted by Grethel Ritchie

Ritchie, Serena age 90, of Fisty, Kentucky passed away April 12, 2004 at the Hazard ARMC. She was born in Perry County, Ky. on March 19, 1914 to Samuel P. Ritchie and Jane Combs Ritchie. She is survived by 1 son: Sam (Edith) Ritchie of Lexington; 1 daughter: Janice Ritchie of Fisty; brother-in-law: Zeke and Alameda Ritchie; 3 grandsons: Eric (Nicole) Ritchie, Markus (Monica) Ritchie and Damon (Mary) Ritchie; 1 great grandson: Matthew; 2 great granddaughters: Carley and Savanna Ritchie. Visitation:     Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm.   Funeral Service: Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 11:00am, with Cova Perkins and Eldon Wall officiating.  Interment: Clear Creek Cemetery - Fisty, Kentucky -Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Ritchie, Sheldon ~ age 71 of Talcum, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 at East Kentucky Veterans Center at Hazard. He was born in Talcum on January 22, 1943, to John Bud Ritchie and Betty Sizemore Ritchie. He was preceded in death by his Parents: John Bud and Betty Ritchie; Brothers: Shelby and Homer Ritchie; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Leslie and Canzalia Dobson. He is survived by his wife: Herma Ritchie; 3 daughters: Karen (Kyle) Smith, Teresa (John) Fields and Robin Hall; 5 grandchildren: Maddy, Bethany, Landon, Brinley and Morgan; 2 brothers: James Ritchie and Edgar Ritchie; 3 sisters: Edith Slone, Edna Matthew and Ruth "Nancy" Conley. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Denzil Ratliff and John Pugh officiating. Burial followed at the Little Jink Ritchie Cemetery at Talcum under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 27, 2014 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Susie ~ 89, passed away peacefully in her home September 26, 2010.  She was born September 14, 1921 to the late William and Annie Sparkman.  Survivors include two daughters, Lois Wilkinson of South Bend and Betty (Larry) Clark of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Susan (Brian) Lee and Timothy Clark; great grandchildren, Brandy Cragg, Kayla, Madison and Owentyr Clark, Gauge and Savo Rios, and Daniel Lee; and a great-great grandson, Brenton Teders.  No services are being held.  Obituary courtesy of Hindman Funeral Services
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, October 21, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Terry -age 40 of Fisty, Ky., died Thursday, May 24, 2007, at Hazard ARH. He was a construction worker and the son of Evelyn Russell Ritchie Walters and the late Oscar Ritchie. He was the husband of Violet Shelton Ritchie. He is survived by one son: Terry James Otto Ritchie; one daughter: Kaitlyn Deane Ritchie; 2 brothers: Carter (Shelia Lee) Ritchie of Martin and Edward Ritchie of Indiana; 4 sisters: Ruby (Gary) Gayheart of Fisty, Joann (Chris) Gibbons of Fisty, Anna Kay (Pete Wallen) Ritchie of Prestonsburg, and Bonnie Cornett of Ohio; special great aunt: Deane Ritchie; brother-in-law: Pee-Wee Shelton, and a host of nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and friends. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 27, 2007, at 12 noon at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman, KY., with Eli Smith, Howard Owens, and Johnny Patrick officiating. Burial followed in the Combs Family Cemetery at Fisty under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Vicy Jane (Acord) -KUNA MATRON PASSES AWAY. Funeral services for Vicy Jane Ritchie 82, who died Tuesday at the home of her son Zed Ritchie were held at the Baptist church in Kuna at 2: 30, Wednesday afternoon .The Robinson Mortuary in Meridian had charge of the services. Mrs. Vicy Jane Ritchie was born 1856 in Clarksville, Arkansas. At the age of 19, she was converted and baptized into the fellowship of the Center Point Baptist church, she married Miles Ritchie to which this union was born 6 sons and three daughters, four of whom have passed away. In 1917 Mrs. Ritchie was widowed and has since then lived with her youngest son Zed Ritchie. On April 14, she was called to her eternal home from her temporary residence at Kuna, Idaho, at the age of 82 years old. She is survived by her brother Jack Cardon of Pryor, Oklahoma, six children, 25 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren, as well as many friends. The pallbearers were, Ermil Weatherby, William Weatherby, Ivan Harris, Gordie Harris, Lloyd Ritchie and Marvin Ritchie. Note:  Wife of Miles Ritchie the son of ISOM RITCHIE Submitted by Susan Fahnstrom

Ritchie, Violet Irene ~ age 47 of Hindman, passed away March 18, 2011, at Vest.  She was born July 17, 1963, at Hindman, the daughter of the late Leonard & Ella Fair Combs.  She was a Homemaker and the wife of Gabe Ritchie.  She is survived by 4 brothers & 5 sisters; special friend: Rhoda Ritchie; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 son: Gabriel Everet Ritchie; 1 brother & 1 sister. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 20, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman with Orlo Fisher, Donald Ritchie & others officiating.  Burial followed at the Ritchie Cemetery at Vest under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 24, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, William "Dub" ~ age 80, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at his home. He was born in Talcum on January 31, 1931, to Pollard Ritchie and Luna Stacy Ritchie. He was preceded in death by his wife: Bertha Ritchie; 1 grandchild: Chekota. He is survived by 2 sons: Larry (Yvonne) Ritchie and Ronnie (Rhonda) Ritchie; 1 daughter: Teresa (Denny) Noyes; brothers: J.B. (Sue) Ritchie and Jake (Ethel) Ritchie; sisters: Parlaee (Bob) Abrams and Juanita Stepro; 7 grandchildren: William, Jennifer, Nick, Dennis, Sarah, Shonda and Cody. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Denzil Ratliff officiating. Burial followed at the Little Jink Ritchie Cemetery at Talcum under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 2, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Ritchie, Woodrow Wilson -age 87, of Lotts Creek, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2004 at Monticello, KY. Born in Perry County, Kentucky on November 14, 1916, he was the son of Zavan Ritchie and Ida Watts Ritchie. He was a retired school bus driver for Knott County Schools. He was preceded in death by his wife-Ella Combs Ritchie. He is survived by 1 Daughter-Betty Davidson; 2 Sisters- Maxine Moorefield and Corine Dykes; Grandchildren- Karen Davidson, John & Arna Davidson and Richie & Ginger Davidson..  Visitation:  Hindman Funeral Services Chapel - Sunday 07-18-2004     Funeral Service:    Hindman Funeral Services Chapel - Monday 07-19-2004     Interment:  Gayheart Cemetery - Lotts Creek, KY    

Ritchie, Zed--Services for Zed Ritchie, 84, Kuna, Idaho, who died Friday in a Boise nursing home, will be conducted at 2 pm Tuesday in Robison Jerread Chapel of the chimes, Meridian, by the Rev William Higgins of Kuna First Baptist church, interment will follow in Kuna cemetery. Zed was born Sept 4, 1896 in Johnson County Arkansas, where he was reared and educated, the son of Miles Ritchie & Vicy Jane (Acord) Ritchie. He married Alice Day on Oct 14, 1917 in Friley, Arkansas. He served in the Army during World war I in 1935, they moved to Kuna, Idaho, where they farmed until he retired in 1960. He was a member of the Kuna First Baptist church and World War I veterans Barracks No 0459, Nampa, Idaho. Survivors include his wife Alice of Kuna, three sons, James Haskell Ritchie of Eden, Idaho, William E Ritchie of Rollinsville, Colorado, two daughters, Mrs. Bill (Thelma) Mulvania of Boise and Mrs. Cecil (Betty) Arnold of Kuna, 15 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, two sisters and a grandson. Memorials may be made to Kuna First Baptist church. Pallbearers were Dean, David, James, Kenneth, Daniel and Martin Ritchie, Randy , Larry and Rick Arnold and Caesar Quijano.
Note:  ZED RITCHIE the son of Miles Ritchie & Vicy Jane Acord Ritchie, grandson of ISOM RITCHIe & Great grandson of ALEXANDER CROCKET RITCHIE.| Source:  Idaho Statesman, Boise, October 12, 1980.-Submitted by Susan Fahnstrom

Roark, Delma ~ age 74 of Kingscreek, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009, at the Hazard ARH. She was born December 23, 1934.  She was the daughter of the late Dewey and Dixie Fields Eldridge. She is survived by her husband, Starling Roark; 5 brothers: Matthew (Mattie) Eldridge of Sandlick, Irvine (Debbie) Eldridge of Whitesburg, Hiram Eldridge of Somerset, Alvin (Barbara) Eldridge of Kingscreek, and Benny (Barbara) Eldridge of Kings Creek; 2 sisters: Elaine (Arnold) Mullins of Kingscreek and Eula (Kirby) Tolliver of Premium along with a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends to mourn her passing. She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers: Ray Ira, and Albert Eldridge. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 23, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel at Whitesburg.  Burial followed at the Roark Cemetery, at Kingscreek under the direction of the Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 30, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Robbins, Cora Sue Patrick age 64, of Pensacola, Florida, formerly of Knott Co, died on January 20, 2003, at West Florida Hospital. She was born on April 6,1938, in Knott County. Ky a daughter of Grover Patrick and Sylvania Ritchie Patrick. She is survived by her husband,  William L. "Bill" Robbins; mother, Sylvania Patrick Reedy; son William (Judy) Robbins, Jr. of Camden, Ohio; six brothers James, Charles, Grover, Billy, and Roy Patrick and Tommy Cornett; six sisters Jewell Everage, Virgie Cook, Trela Cox, Bess Robbins, Golda Nickles and Glenda Cook; and three grandchildren Seth, Caleb and Hannah. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, January 26, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Ky, with Ricky Smith and Odis Ritchie officiating. Burial followed at Patrick Cemetery, Emmalena, Ky under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services. Source:  Troublesome Creek Times-Submitted by Donald Givens

Roberts, Evelyn -53, of Eubank (formerly of Perry County), died Friday, May 5, 2006 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. She was the  daughter of Oma Combs Feltner and the late Arlis Feltner. She is also survived  by her husband, Kenneth Ray Roberts, Sr; 2 sons, Kenneth Ray Roberts, ll of  Orient, OH; Jesse Ray Roberts of Somerset; 1 brother, Roscoe Feltner of Eubank;  2 daughters, Naomi Lee and Rick Goff of Somerset; Rachel Lynn Hogue Roberts of  Somerset; 8 sisters, Sandra and Robert Roberts and Elizabeth Morgan, all of  Eubank; Donna Shaw of Greenville, TN; Loretta and Frank Sizemore, Dianna  Feltner, Regenia Sizemore, Lillian and Wayne Shepherd, Deborah and Larry  Everidge, all of Hazard; 8 grandchildren, Brittany Ann Roberts, Kenneth Ray  Roberts, lll, Michael Shane Roberts, Winston Edgar Hall, Emily Rose Hogue,  Evelyn Lynette Summer Roberts, Nathaniel Ray Wesley and Abby Gayle Raelynn Goff.  Funeral was conducted Sunday, May 7, 2006 at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope  Funeral Home in Science Hill. Bro. Enoch Wagers officiated with burial in the  Feltner-Freeman Cemetery. Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in charge of  arrangements. Source: Hazard Herald    May 17, 2006-Posted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Roberts, Geraldine Hall ~ age 60 of Topmost, passed away February 3, 2011, at home.  She was born April 18, 1950, in Knott County, the daughter of the late Luke & Edith Hall.  She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Bob Roberts. She is survived by 3 sons: Earl (Pam) Roberts of Jeddo, Michigan, Bobby (Marie) Roberts & Bennie (Tonya) Jacobs both of Topmost; 3 daughters: Celestine T. (Harold) Morgan of Ligonier, Indiana, Candi (Timbo) Roberts & April (Anthony) Roberts both of Topmost; 4 brothers: Luke Hall Jr. of Winchester, Indiana, Bill Hall of Dayton, Ohio, Jerry Hall & Lawrence Hall both of Topmost; 4  sisters: Sadie Allen of New Paris, Indiana, Molly Jacobs of Topmost, Kathy Clemons of Greenly, South Carolina & Janice Johnson of Topmost; Grandchildren: Charles (Brooke), Amanda (Brian), Tiffany (Kendrick), Bobby Jr. (Chandra), Brittany (Chris), Scotty (Bre), Justin (Jennifer), Brett, Samantha, Casey, Tabatha, Chloe, Jayden, Cadence, Trey, Cassidie, Earl Jr., Kimberly, Charolette, Christopher, Sean, Ericka, Trace, Melissa, Caleb & Makynlie; A Host of Nieces, Nephews and her dog Baby She was preceded in death by her parents; Husband; Sons: Jamie Wicker & Charles Roberts; Sisters: Imalee Hoover & Alice Tuttle. Funeral services were held Monday, February 7, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Topmost Baptist Church with Graden Howard & others officiating.  Burial Joe Hall Cemetery at Dry Creek of Topmost under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, February 10, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roberts, Leslie Leck ~ age 90, of Hindman, passed away Monday, March 23, 2009 at the Knott County Nursing Home. He was born in Knott County on January 17, 1919, to Jason Roberts and Anna Everage Roberts. He was preceded in death by sister: Elvira "Byde" Patrick. He is survived by wife: Magnus Roberts; children: Tillis (Bonnie) Roberts and Jerry (Sharon) Roberts; sister: Margaret Shoemaker; grandchildren: Edward Leslie Roberts, Daniel Tillis Roberts, Jason Roberts, Jerry Martin Roberts and Nason Zachary Roberts; great grandchildren: Jacob Roberts and Sydney Roberts. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Gary White officiating. Burial followed at the George Patrick Cemetery at Hindman, Kentucky. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 26, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roberts, Magnus ~ age 87, of Hindman, passed away Friday, March 25, 2011, at the Knott County Nursing Home after a short illness. She was born at Vest on March 27, 1932, to George Patrick and Rebecca Conley Patrick. She was preceded in death by her husband-Leslie "Leck" Roberts; Brother- Ishmael Patrick and Sister- Crecia McKee. She is survived by 2 sons- Tillis (Bonnie) Roberts and Jerry (Sharon) Roberts; 2 brothers- Edward "Codger" Patrick and Everett Patrick; 2 sisters-Luna Combs, Hazel Conley, Vicy Butcher and Imogene Wilson; Grandchildren- Edward (Jennifer) Roberts, Daniel Tillis Roberets, Jason (Michelle) Roberts, Jerry Martin Roberts and Nason Zachary Roberts; Great Grandchildren- Jacob Roberts and Sydney Roberts. Funeral services were held  at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 27, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Gary White officiating. Burial followed in the George Patrick Cemetery at Hindman under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, March 31, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roberts,  Patricia W. -of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away February 23, 2006, in Miller Manor Nursing Home, Fishers, Indiana, after a long battle with Lupus and other serious medical problems. She was born September 20, 1937, in Marlboro, Massachusetts to Phillip W. and Kathleen (Kennedy) Small.  She was preceded in death by her parents. She was married to James H. Roberts, a former resident of Hindman, Kentucky.   They had one daughter Christine A. Lee of Indianapolis.   Her sister, Barbara Sullivan of Southboro, Massachusetts and three grandchildren of Indianapolis survive. Burial took place in the Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, under the direction of Harry Moore Mortuary.  Mrs. Roberts was a devoted wife and mother and loved animals and enjoyed spending time outdoors working with her flower gardens.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, March 8, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roberts, Patsy L. Age 91, of Kettering, went home to be with the Lord Friday, May 12, 2006 at Oak Creek Terrace. Patsy was born on March 29, 1915 in Beattyville, Kentucky to Thomas T. and Florence C. (Davis) Steele. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years Harrison, her parents, two brothers Elmer and John T. Steele, and a sister Eugenia Steele. She is survived by her three children Jerome Daugherty and his wife Wanda of Miamisburg, Carlie Domansky and her husband Edward of Kettering and Janice Evans and her husband Norman of Centerville; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Patsy was a longtime member of Dryden Road Church. Friends may call from 6-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2006 at the Tobias Funeral Home-Far Hills Chapel, 5471 Far Hills Ave. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at the funeral home. Pastors Darrell Messer and Norman Evans officiating. Interment Miami Valley Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1 Elizabeth Place, Suite 180 Dayton, OH 45408.      Published in the Dayton Daily News from 5/14/2006 - 5/15/2006. -Posted by Connie Spurlock

Roberts, Sherman ~ age 91, of Ligonier, Indiana, formerly of Ball Creek, passed away May 20, 2011, at Ligonier, Indiana. He was born in Knott County on September 4, 1919, to Sam Roberts and Susan Combs Roberts. He is survived by 3 sons: Granville (Evelyn) Roberts, Ricky (Mary Jane) Roberts and Homer Roberts; 2 daughters: Ida Mae (John) Shepherd and Wilma (Bobby) Gibbons; 18 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Donnie Patrick officiating. Burial will follow at Combs Cemetery at Sandlick under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services of Hindman.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, May 26, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roberts, William Earl- Age 63 of Franklin, Ohio passed away Saturday April 8, 2006 at Sycamore Hospital Emergency Room. He was born September 1, 1942 in Owsley Co., Kentucky the son of Wesley and Myrtle (Johnson) Roberts. William graduated from Lima High School, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and he worked at Unico Co. and the Celina City Schools in maintenance for 28 years. He was also a member of St. Pauls UCC in Rockford, Ohio where he served two years on the Consistory. He is survived by his loving wife, Anna Louise Ferguson who he married November 4, 1972. He also leaves a daughter Heather (Joe) Kouts of Franklin; two grandchildren Kayla and Katrina Kouts; and two sisters and a brother. Funeral services will be Tuesday 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. 2nd St. Franklin. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. Burial in Woodhill Cemetery with Military Honors.
Published in The Middletown Journal on 4/10/2006.

Robertson, Blanch Hylton Maggard -age 90, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Cody, Kentucky, died on Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on December 15, 1914, at Cody, Kentucky, the daughter of Jesse Hylton and Matilda Young Hylton. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, June 8, at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Hindman, Kentucky.  Burial followed in Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Litt Carr, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Robinson, A. June -age 80 of Harold, passed away July 18, 2008, at the Pikeville Medical Center.  She was born on November 7, 1927.    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2008, at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin. Burial followed at the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, July 24, 2008--Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: the late Arthur & Rebecca Samons Robinson. Other Survivors: daughter: Rebecca Walters of Harold; grandchild & great-grandchild: Virginia A. (William Trent) Slone & Rebecca Taylor Slone both of Sidney; one sister: Goldie Sellards of Oceana, WV; special friend: Michael Horn; a host of nieces & nephews. Deceased Relatives: one brother & three sisters: Wheeler Robinson, Katherine Crum, Helen Howell & Effie Tackett.

Robinson, Amie -age 80, of Hazard, passed away December 8, 2007 at her home. She was born on November 26, 1927 to Ora Craft and Mary Tharpe Craft. She was preceded in death by 1 son: Jack Robinson; 1 brother: Virgil Craft. She is survived by 2 children: Rosemary (Larry) Dixon and Jerry (Cathy) Robinson; 6 brothers: Verlie Craft, Chester Craft, Don Craft, Joe Craft, Charles Craft and Larry Craft; 3 sisters: Juanita Combs, Golden Wright and Elaree Johnson; 6 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at the Hindman Funeral Services chapel with Lindon Barger officiating.  Burial followed at the Hardin Cemetery at Quicksand.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, December 12, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Robinson, Billy J. "Big Bill"  age 67, of Langley, Ky died on Tuesday, January 28, 2003, at Appalachian Regional Hospital Hazard, Ky.  He was born on July 28, 1935 a son of the late John and Hollie Reynolds Robinson. Funeral services were conducted on Friday. January 31, at1:00 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. with Taulbee Goodman and Malcolm Slone officiating. Burial followed in Hughes Family Cemetery, Hueysville, Ky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Source:  Troublesome Creek Times-Submitted by Donald Givens

Robinson, Daily Slone ~ age 90 of Lackey, passed away December 11, 2008, at St. Joseph Martin Hospital in Martin.  She was born February 17, 1918 at Hollybush, the daughter of the late Silas and Nannie Gibson Slone.  She was a mother, grandmother, sister and a homemaker and she attended the Old Regular Baptist Church.  She was the wife of the late 1st husband Claude Slone and 2nd husband Herbert Robinson. She is survived by 2 sons and 4 daughters; Clyde Slone of Manchester, Indiana; Claude Jr. Slone of Lackey, Alberta Caudill, Lida Bentley, Lora Slone all of Lackey, and Mable Medina of Prestonsburg; 3 brothers and 4 sisters: Cash Slone of Fletcher, Ohio, Graden Slone of Nicholasville, Ky., Breman Slone of Norwalk, Ohio, Lola Caudill and Rose Dingus of Martin, Yvonne Burton of Castoria, Ohio and Bernice Viock of Sandusky, Ohio; 15 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, 1 son: R. D. Slone; 4 brothers and 4 sisters: Daffy Slone, Farris Slone, Jeff Slone, Irton Slone, Lealie Caudill, Ocie Caudill, Ora Thornsberry and Sadie Alafita and by 1 grandchild.Funeral services were held Monday, December 15, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home with Roger Hicks and Ralph Howard officiating.  Burial followed at the Collins Cemetery at Lackey under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.    
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, December 18, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Robinson, Fred ~ age 78, of Larkslane, died December 28, 2008 at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Mousie on September 21, 1930, to Sylvester Robinson and Lonnie Huff Robinson. He was preceded in death by 1 son: Don Robinson. He is survived by his wife: Evelyn Robinson; 3 children: Deborah (Jimmy) Smith, Donna (Big Jim) Hayes and Bobby Dean Robinson; 3 brothers: Culver Ray Robinson, John B. Robinson and Melvin Robinson; 3 grandchildren: Angie (Byron) Smith, Meghan (Jeremy) Hall and Logan Robinson; 2 great grandsons: Ian and Parker. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 1, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Roger Hicks and Ralph Howard officiating. Burial followed at the William Terry Cemetery at Larkslane under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 8, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Robinson, Herma Dobson ~ age 73, of Vest, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2011, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center. She was born at Vest on February 19, 1938, to Roscoe Dobson and Hazel Howard Dobson. She is survived by her mother: Hazel Dobson; 2 sons: Robert (Abby) Gibson and Ross Gibson; 1 daughter: Sherry (Jody) Stowers; 2 brothers: Homer Buster Dobson and Hoey (Phyllis) Dobson; 2 sisters: Adenia Vanmeer and Genavieve Dobson; 4 Grandchildren: Chase, Emily Kate, Jon Ross and Misty; 3 Great Grandchildren: Wyatt, Daisy and Alexa. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Dewayne Allen and Gary White officiating. Burial followed in the Bud Dobson Cemetery at Vest under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, November 3, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debboe Tamborski

Robinson, Josephine D. -age 85, of Martin, Ky., died on Thurs., Sept. 2, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington, Ky.  She was born on July 19, 1919, at Bull Creek, Ky., the daughter of the late Frank Derossett and Sarah Gray Derossett. Funeral services were conducted on Sat., Sept. 4, at 1:00 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Mark Tackett officiating.  Burial followed in Flanery Family Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times on Wednesday, September 8, 2004

Robinson, Phyllis Ann ~ age 63 of Dema, passed away January 15, 2011, at home.  She was born November 23, 1947, at Dema, the daughter of Martha Hall Sparkman & the late Douglas Sparkman.  She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Charles Donald Robinson. She is survived by 3 sons: Charles Eddie (Shelia Lynn) Robinson of Dema, Jeff (Pat) Robinson of Harold, & Jamie Kidd of Pikeville; 2 daughters: Judy Robinson (Fiancee: David Husaker) of Pikeville, & Jennifer Robinson of Martin; Like a son: Doug Bolen; 9 brothers: Don Sparkman of Hi Hat, Mark Sparkman of Hueysville, Eugene Sparkman of Kite, Clyde Sparkman of Mariba, David Sparkman of Topmost, Vernon Sparkman of Pinetop, Jerry Sparkman of Topmost, Grover Sparkman of Lexington, & Scott Sparkman of Topmost; 3 sisters: Linda Coburn of Orange Park, Florida, Velma Sparkman & Tammy Hall both of Topmost; 12 grandchildren: Kierra, Xavier, Trish, Brady, LaMikka, Savannah, Charles, Audrey, Ashley, Alyssa, Lacy & Holly; 6 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends; Companion: Jackie Bolen. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at 12 noon at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home at Hindman.  Burial followed at the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Hindman.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 20, 2011 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Robinson, William Ronald -age 55, of Cabot, Arkansas, formerly of Thornton, died Wednesday, January 18, 2006, at his residence. He was born January 7, 1951, the son of the late Paul L. and Lula Goins Robinson. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 21, at 10 a.m., at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel, Whitesburg, Kentucky, with Bill Craft officiating.  Burial followed in the Thornton Cemetery, Thornton, Kentucky. Under the direction of Letcher Funeral Home.    Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 25, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roeder, Charlotte Rae Age 66 of Middletown, Ohio went to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 15, 2006 at Middletown Regional Hospital. She was born September 1, 1939 in Neon, Kentucky to J.R. and Allie Jane (Brummett) Weyand. Mrs. Roeder was a member of the Berachah Baptist Church. She was a cashier/bookkeeper for 10 years at Lewis Drugs, retiring in 1998. Charlotte was dearly loved by her husband, children, grandchildren and entire family. The family extends a special thank-you to Dr. Albert Malcolm and his entire staff. Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Forest, Carl and Bobby; sisters, Mildred and Linda. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Clifford Roeder; daughters, Leslie (Todd) Lefevers of Hamilton, OH and Jill Roeder of Ft. Mitchell, KY; grandchildren, Danielle, Haley, Dakota and Zach; sisters, Lottie (Estil) Meade of Seaman, OH and Margaret (Terry) Hopkins of London, OH. Services will be Sunday, June 18, 2006 at 6:00 pm with visitation at 4:00 until time of services at Berachah Baptist Church, 1914 First Ave., Middletown, OH with Pastor Scott Dickenson officiating. A committal service will be Monday, June 19, 2006 at 10:00 am at Arlington Cemetery in Mt. Healthy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Berachah Baptist Church, 1914 First Ave., Middletown, OH 45044. Baker-Stevens Funeral Home is serving the family.
Published in The Middletown Journal on 6/17/2006. -Posted by Connie Spurlock

Rooks, Teresa Lynn -age 45, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Tuesday, January 3, 2006, in Hindman, Kentucky.  She was the daughter of Paul and Lois Johnson Hurd of Somerset, Kentucky.  She is survived by her parents; her husband: Paul Rooks of Columbia, Kentucky; two daughters: Paula Ann Wright of Columbia, Kentucky and Amanda Lynn Mounce of Hazard, Kentucky; four brothers: Paul Allen Hurd, Charles Hurd and Ricky Hurd all of Hazard, Kentucky, and Christopher Hurd of Somerset, Kentucky; one sister: Lora Conley of Burnside, Kentucky; two grandchildren: Matthew and Destiny Wright; grandmother: Ora Johnson of Burnside, Kentucky, mother-in-law: Galena Redmon Rooks of Columbia, Kentucky; seven step-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 6, at 10 a.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, Kentucky, with Cal Cullpepper officiating.   Burial followed at the Lovedale Cemetery.  Under the direction of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, January 11, 2006-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roop, Noah age 89, of Wayland, Kentucky passed away October 31, 2002 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg, Ky. He was born in Johnson County, Ky on April 10, 1913 to Anderson Roop and Nancy Mullins Roop. He is survived by two Sons - Donald Henry Roop of Prestonsburg, Kentucky and Keith Alger Roop of Cleveland, Ohio; three Daughters - Nira Foster of Lexington, Ky, Alice Neu of Fairborne and Nancy Terry of Hindman, Ky; two  Special Caregivers - Kadous and Nancy Hall; nine Grandchildren - Donna (Wayne) Cassell, Robin (Trent) Narin, Bill Foster, Brad (Terry) Foster, Bryan Roop, Shawn Roop, Scott Roop, Melissa (Kevin) Pierce and Tyeis (John) Tuel; ten great-grandchildren - Tori Narin, Tyra Narin, Katie Buck, Chris Buck, Ashley Roop, Brandon Roop, Jordan Pierce, Kayla Pierce, Peyton Tuel and Parker Tuel.  Visitation will be Friday after 6 p.m. with singing service at 7 p.m. at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel.  Services will be at the Chapel Saturday, November 2, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.   Interment will be at the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman, Kentucky. Source:  Hindman Funeral Services

Rose, Billie M. McIntosh --74,  of Portland, TN (formerly of  Hazard), died Saturday, February 18, 2006. She was  the daughter of the  late Ira and Peggy Cornett McIntosh. She is survived by 1  daughter,  Judith O'Donnell; 6 step-sons, James Rose, Jeff Rose, Dorise Rose,   Bruce Rose, Tom Rose, and Rob Rose; 2 step-daughters, Lorrie Hall and  Bethany  Rose; sister, Barbara McCall; 2 step-brothers, Wilgus Deaton  and Wilson Deaton;  several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, host  of nieces and nephews.  Graveside service was conducted Tuesday,  February 21, 2006 at Middle Fork  Cemetery in Buckhorn. Nelson Frazier  Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.     Hazard Herald Obits from Mar 1, 2006-Submitted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Rose, Carrie (Edna) -age 80, of Garrett, Ky., died on Tues., Dec. 7, 2004, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, Ky. She was born on March 4, 1924, the daughter of the late Dr. Mark Dempsey and Lilly (Elswick) Dempsey.  Funeral services were conducted on Sat., Dec. 11, at 1:00 p.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky.  Burial followed in Elswick Cemetery, Island Creek, Pikeville, KY., under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Rose, George Lee ~ age 74, of Emmalena, passed away October 21, 2009, at the Hazard ARMC. He was born in Vest on May 21, 1935, to Melvin Rose and Sally Grigsby Rose.He is survived by 4 daughters: Jenny (Jeff) Messer, Susan (Willie) Short, Mildred (Billy) Campbell and Renee Melton; 1 brother: Andrew Rose; 3 sisters: Gracie Conley, Betsy Fugate and Bonnie Freeze; grandchildren: Amy and Tamara Melton, Justin Messer, Austin Short, Angel Short and Billy Shawn Campbell; special friend: Wayne Melton.  He was preceded in death by parents and wife: Luna Rose. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2009, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Don Ritchie, William Ritchie, Johnny Patrick and others officiating. Burial followed at the Ritchie Cemetery at Emmalena under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services.  Posted in the Troublesome Creek, Times, Thursday, October 29, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Rose, Patsy Jean ~ age 62, of Garrett, Ky. passed away on August 14, 2010, at the Pikeville Medical Center, in Pikeville, Ky.  She was born on August 27, 1947, in Hite, Ky. to Sarah Katerine Osborne Hall & the late Wiley Martin Hall.  She was a homemaker & the wife of Roger Rose.  She is survived by: Teresa Lynn Rose of Garrett; brothers: Tommy (Debbie) Hall, Bill Hall all of Martin, Ky., Larry Hall, of Morehead, KY. Gary (Sue) Hall of West Van Lear, Ky., David (Diana) Hall of Prestonsburg, Ky.; grandchildren: Delbert Wayne Conn, Scotty Conn ( Amanda) Howard, Kayla Nicole Conn; great-grandchild: Braxton Wayne Conn; step granddaughter: Katrine Harris, and a host of family & friends.  She was preceded in death by: father; brothers; Donald Ray & Martin Edward Hall; sisters: Georgia Faye Hall Conn (RB Conn), Anita Marie Hall; great-grandson: Dennis Gabriel Conn.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday August 17, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin with Bob Wireman officiating.  Burial followed at the Adkins Grum Cemetery in Arkansas Creek, of Martin, Ky. under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home of Martin, Ky.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, August 19, 2010 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Other Survivors: Teresa Lynn Rose of Garrett, Ky., Brothers: Tommy (Debbie) Hall, Bill Hall, both of Martin, Ky., Larry Hall, Morehead, Ky., Gary (Sue) Hall of West Van Lear, Ky., David (Diana) Hall,& Cainer (Gwen) Hall, Prestonsburg, Ky., Grandchildren: Delbert Wayne Conn, Scotty Conn (Amanda Howard), Kayla Nicole Conn, Great Grandchildren: Braxton Wayne Conn, Step Granddaughter: Katrina Harris, A host of Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, and Nephews.
Burial: Adkins Crum Cemetery

Rose, Jessica Renee -25, of  Hazard, died Thursday, May 11, 2006 at the Harlan ARH. She was the daughter of  Cathy Rose of Hazard and the late Jamie Rose. She is also survived by 1 son,  Jackson Blake Rose of Hazard; grandparents, Jack and Alma Coomer of Hazard;  Beatrice Rose of Hazard; 1 sister, Paige Nicole Rose of Hazard; 1 uncle, Mike  Rose; 2 aunts, Jackie Renee Coomer and Pam Rector; host of family and friends.  Funeral was conducted Saturday, May 13, 2006 at Maggard Brothers Chapel with  Rev. James Smith officiating, burial in the Cole and Combs Cemetery in Lothair.  Maggard Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Source: Hazard Herald (24 May  2006)-Posted by Lynda Combs Gipson

Rose, Sherlene -age 54 of Langley, passed away September 18, 2007, at home. She was born December 30, 1952. Arrangements are under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at Martin.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, September 19, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*PARENTS: the late Curtis & Flora Terry Ramey. HUSBAND OR WIFE: the late Rodney Mark Rose
OTHER SURVIVORS: son & daughter in law: Rodney & Traci Rose of Langley, KY; 2 brothers: Bradford Ramey of Knott Co. KY, Ray Ramey of Kenderville, IN; 6 sisters: Clousie Cox of Mousie, KY, Brenda Patton & Faye Howard both of Knott Co, KY, Jody Blanton of Auburn, IN, Barbara Stafford of IN & Evie Zoleman of LaGrange, IN; granddaughter: Karli Rose. DECEASED RELATIVES: brother: Claude Ramey

Rose, Vester Age 83 of Fairfield, passed away at Mercy Hospital of Fairfield on Friday, July 14, 2006 at 11:35 A.M. He was born in McKee, Kentucky on July 23, 1922 the son of Pleasant and Mary (Marcum) Rose. Vester was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in WWII. He was a member of Governors Park Baptist Church. On April 8, 1974 in Oneida, Tennessee he married Evelyn Chambers. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Rose of Fairfield; two stepchildren, Kathy Jordan and Roy Phillips, both of Fairfield; one brother, Ed Rose of Connersville, Indiana; two sisters, Ella Mae Gabbard and Lizzie Ellen Gabbard, both of Connersville, Indiana; five grandchildren, Mitzi Meyer of Middletown, Rodney and Darin Jordan, both of Fairfield, Christopher Phillips and Tammi Phillips, both of Hamilton; fifteen great-grandchildren and also one special great-grandson Dustin Jordan, whom he loved dearly; and two great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Lester Rose, and one sister Emmaline Rose. Funeral Service will be held at the Brown-Dawson Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Monday, July 17, 2006 at 2:00 PM. with Rev. Galen Sharpe of Atlanta, Georgia officiating. Entombment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be held on Monday from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the funeral home.
Published in the Hamilton Journal-News on 7/16/2006. -Posted by Connie Spurlock

Ross, Wanda C. age 84, of Dayton, OH and formerly of Lewisburg, OH, passed away Monday, April 10, 2006 at Dayton Heart Hospital. Born September 15, 1921 in Knott Co., KY to the late Bryant & Maggie (Calhoun) Combs. Mrs. Ross was a member of Victory Hill Church of God in Trotwood. Along with her husband Virgil, they were the former owner/operators of Linda's Family Inn on W. Third St. in Dayton; the Midway Motel and Restaurant in Lewisburg and J & R Motel and Restaurant in Lewisburg. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Virgil R. Ross on March 27, 1997: brothers Elige, Sheldon, Shearl, Townsel and Ivan Combs: sisters Chelsea Marks and Olga "Pat" Bowman. Survived by daughter Linda Matheny & husband Russell of Trotwood: grandsons Ricky Banks & wife Melissa of Lewisburg; James Banks of West Alexandria, OH; and Paul Doughman, III & fiancÚ Kissy Littleton of Trotwood, OH: 11 great grandchildren: 1 great great granddaughter: and brother Glenn Hall of Huber Heights, OH. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, April 15, 2006 at the Victory Hill Church of God on W. Third St. in Trotwood. Pastor Ralph Stacy presiding. Friends may call on the family at the Robert L. Crooks Funeral Center at Preble Memory Gardens - 3377 US Rt. 35 - West Alexandria from 5:00 - 8:00 PM Friday and at the Church from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturday. Interment Preble Memory Gardens Cemetery, West Alexandria. Published in the Dayton Daily News on 4/13/2006. -Submitted by Connie Spurlock

Routley, Charlene T. Age 80, of Centerville passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2008, at St. Leonards Senior Living Community, Centerville, OH. Charlene was the oldest of nine children born to Mary (Sergent) and Charlie Tolliver in Letcher County, Ky. on November 4, 1928. Charlene was a member of Oak Creek United Church of Christ, Kettering; the Kettering Mothers Singers, and Centerville Teachers Association. She attended Union College, Berea University, Miami University, Wright State University, and the University of Dayton. She was a life-long school teacher, serving over 60 years as an educator. Charlene retired from Dr. John Hole Elementary School after 30 years of service. Charlene was preceded in death by her husband Albert P. Routley; daughter Mary H. Heath; sisters Charlcie Martin and Geraldine Harding; brother-in-law Rogers Touchmann and sisters-in-law Pat Tolliver and Helen Kahn. Charlene is survived by her sons Albert (Lynda) Routley of Kettering, OH and John Charles (Gloria) Routley of Kettering, OH; daughters Paula R. (Stan) Behringer of Centerville, OH and Joanne Moore of Kettering, OH; son-in law Bill Heath (Joan) of Kettering; grandchildren Chris and Beth Routley, Emily (Pat) Triola, Todd (Kathy) Heath, Elizabeth A. Behringer, Rickey Allen Shockey, Sara Ann Shockey, Jessica Moore and Jason Mayer; great-grandchildren Liza and Chelsea; brothers and sisters Carley (Josephine) Tolliver, Charles Tolliver, Pauline Touchmann, Johnny Tolliver, Mattie (Bill) Bond, and Denver Tolliver; and sister-in-law Mary Elizabeth Kibby. Charlenes life was dedicated to teaching and making a difference for children and for her family. Her cooking was legendary. She touched many lives and made the world a better place. Special thanks to her dear niece and nephew, Tracy (Kevin) Bowers and Jeff (Cerytine) Bond. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 22, 2008, at Routsong Funeral Home, 81 N. Main St., Centerville, OH. Reveren d Dr. Bob McCann of Oak Creek United Church of Christ will officiate. Family will receive friends one half hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Educational Fund at Sinclair Community College for Inner City Children or Hospice of Dayton.  Published in the Dayton Daily News on 11/20/2008 -Posted by Connie Spurlock

Roy, Ada Marie Bailey -age 81, of Sassafras, Kentucky, died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Hazard ARH, Hazard, Kentucky. She was born in Knott County, Kentucky on Mary 26, 1923, the daughter of Samuel and Rachel Pratt Bailey.  She was preceded in death by 4 sons:  Gilbert, Clyde, Ellis and Kenneth Gregory.  She is survived by 2 sons: Robert Gregory, Virgil Gregory of Sassafras, Kentucky, 2 daughters: Tammy Hayes, Tanya Belew; 1 brother: Curtis Estep; 1 sister Eva Sizemore; 19 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 1, at 2 p.m. at Smithsboro Baptist Church, with Dick Bowers, Glenn Noe and Jerry Workman officiating.   Burial followed at Pratt Cemetery, Sassafras, Kentucky, under the direction of Hindman Funeral Services, Hindman, Kentucky. 
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Rudder, Marjorie ~ age 83 of Martin, passed away November 18, 2008, at the St. Joseph-Martin Hospital. She was born May 13, 1925, at Blackey, Ky.  Funeral services were held Friday, November 21, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin with Ted Shannon and Chester Varney officiating.  Burial followed at the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home of Martin. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, November 27, 2008 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski
*Parents: Daughter of the late Jim and Martha Large Manuel; Wife of 1st husband the late Walter Raleigh England and 2nd husband the late Frank Rudder. Other Survivors: 3 Daughters: Patty Peters of Allen, Kentucky, Mary Lou England and Evelyn Denise Martin both of Martin, Kentucky, 1 sister: Loretta Meadows of Langley, Kentucky, 2 grandchildren: Tracie Lynn Layne of Langley, Kentucky and James Eric Triplett of Friendship, Tennessee, 6 great grandchildren: Kyle, Ethan and T.J. Layne all of Langley, Kentucky, Britney, Tehya and Remington Triplett all of Friendship, Tennessee Deceased Relatives: Parents, Husbands, 1 Brother: Arnold Manuel and 4 sisters: Cordia Childers, Ruby Shepherd, Virginia Stith and Carmia Sturgill

Hall, Maurice Ray ~ age 72 of Topmost, passed away August 27, 2009, at King's Daughters Hospital-Ashland.  He was born April 24, 1937, in Knott County.  He was a retired coal miner, a member of the U.M.W.A. and a U.S. Navy and Korean War Veteran.  He was the son of the late Milton and Rosetta Caudill Hall and the husband of Zelphia (Becky) Piper Hall. He is survived by a son: Phillip Ray Hall (Beth) of Belleville, Michigan; 4 daughters: Lisa Kay Abbot of Dexter, Michigan, Brenda Williams and Michelle Hall, both of Michigan and Teresa Hall of Indiana; 2 brother: Tony Hall of Rose City, Michigan and Randall Hall (Eula) of Topmost, Kentucky; 2 sisters: Peggy Allen (Ronald) of Westland, Michigan; and Pamela Justice of Alderson, West Virginia; 14 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter: Karen Hall; and a brother: Kenneth Hall. Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 30, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin. Burial followed at the Joe Hall Cemetery on Dry Creek in Topmost.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, September 17, 2009 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Russell, David -age 91, of Lotts Creek, passed away May 21, 2007 at his home. He was born in Breathitt County, Kentucky on November 13, 1915 to Harlas and Martha Stacy Russell. He was preceded in death by his wife: Mabel Hurt; sisters: Lunah Pitts and Anna Dee Brewer; brother: William Manford Russell. He is survived by 8 children: Esther Sue (Robert) Karatz, Bud (Clella) Russell, Carol (Ralph) Smith, Vivian (Ron) Estepp, Richard (Margaret) Russell, Blanche (Bobby) Caudill, Linda (Marvin) Combs and Ruth (Vernon) Slone; 9 grandchildren: Dan Russell, Scott Russell, Jeffrey Smith, Michael Caudill, Jody Estepp, Sue Santiago, Amanda Estepp, Mark Combs and Tony Russell; 16 great grandchildren: Brett, Brittany, Brady, Bradley, Ryan, Mikalyn, Cassedy, Shiloh, Gabriella, Olivia, Fernando, Cassidy, Seth, Sailor, Seanna, and Arianna; Sister - Rilda Bee Gayheart. Funeral services were held at the Happy Freewill Baptist Church, Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Rodney Smith, Jody Maggard and Mark Combs officiating. Burial followed in the Russell Family Cemetery at Lotts Creek, Ky., under the direction of Hindman Funeral.   Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007-Submitted by Debbie Tamborski

Roger Russell, age 81, of Hazard, formerly of Knott County, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2012, at his home in Hazard. He was born in Crossville, Tennessee, on May 17, 1930, to Horace Russell and Elizia Killion Russell. He was a retired Truck Mechanic and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by 2 sisters: Doshia West and Ada Rotert; 3 brothers: Estll Russell, William Russell and Roscoe Russell; 1 grandchild: David William Evans; 2 sons-in-law: Frank Andrews and Kash Hall. He is survived by his wife: Pearl Russell; 5 daughters: Joanna "B.J." Andrews, Carolyn Ann Hall, Susan (Doyle) Moore, Kathi Russell, and Vicky (Mike) Sprouse; 2 sisters: Donnalee Brandenberg and Evalene Thaxton; 2 brothers: Jimmy Russell and David Russell; 15 Grandchildren and a host of Great and Great Great Grandchildren. Funeral services for Roger Russell were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2012, at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Merrill Collins officiating. Burial followed in the Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman under the direction of the Hindman Funeral Services.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Thursday, January 26, 2012 ~ Submitted by Debbie Tamborski