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Jonathan Cleary

Jonathan Cleary

Jonathan Michael Cleary, 32, of Pikeville, Ky., formerly of Aflex, Ky., died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, following injuries suffered in an accident.  

He was born at Wheeling, June 14, 1987, the son of Cindy Price Keene Dotson, of Aflex, Kentucky.

He was a former butcher at Quality Foods.

He was preceded in death by his dad who raised him, David Daniel Keene, of Aflex, Kentucky.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his fiance’, Bridget Preece, of Pikeville; his sons, Trevor Mullins, of Red Jacket, Adam Stanley and Homer Thacker, both of Belfry, Ky; his daughter, Jonnica Cleary, of Red Jacket; his step-children, Kaden Anderson, Lucian Anderson and Kash Preece, all of Pikeville; his brothers, Tyler

Keene, Dustin Keene and Austin Keene, all of Aflex, Ky.; his sister, Kierra Dotson, of Aflex, Ky.; his step-brother, Jacob Walls, of Hatfield, Ky.; his nephews, Brayden Keene and Kaydence Smith; and a host of other dear family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the Leckieville Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Lee Dotson officiating. Burial followed at the Keene family plot at McCoy Cemetery, Burnwell, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky.

The guestbook may be signed at www.hatfieldfc.com.

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Karen Goad

Karen Goad

Karen Goad, 74 of Wharncliffe, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at the Logan Center.

She was born at South Williamson, Ky., Sept. 1, 1945, the daughter of the late Wade and Dixie Elizabeth Dotson.

Karen was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved spending time and doing things for her family. She was of the Church of God Faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Eugene Goad; and two brothers, Clifton and Ervin Eugene Dotson.

She is survived by her son, Richard Kevin Goad (Angie), of Bull Creek; four grandchildren, Kayla Goad, of Gilbert, Cassandra Cline, of Bull Creek, Rebecca Hunt, of Morgantown, and Maggie Brown, of Bull Creek; five great grandchildren; one brother, Earl Dotson, of Wharncliffe; and a special friend, Sheila Miller, of Wharncliffe.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Homer Blankenship and Rev. Jackie Jessie officiating. Burial followed at the Dotson Cemetery, Wharncliffe, with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

She is gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.

The guestbook may be signed at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.  

Ronnie Robinette

Ronnie Lee Robinette, 63, of Williamson, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps.  

He was born at Williamson, Aug. 20, 1956, the son of the late Basil and Martha Workman Robinette.

He was a disabled coal miner and attended the Chattaroy Church of God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Clarence and

James Robinette; and his sister, Barbara Ward.  

He is survived by his children, Ronnie VanMeter, Carrie VanMeter and Ashley VanMeter; his step-daughter, Bethany Smith; his brothers, Donald Robinette (Wilma), of Varney, and Basil Robinette (Brenda), of Stony Point, N.Car.; his sisters, Emma Duncan (Howard), of Ragland, and Sandra Crank (Clifford), of Belfry, Ky.; and his two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m.,Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Endicott officiating. Burial followed at the Robinette Cemetery, Brushy Fork, with his nephews, family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

The guestbook may be signed at www.ChafinFuneralHome.com.

Hastell Thacker

Hastell Michael Thacker, 63, of Williamson, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at CAMC General Hospital.  

He was born June 17, 1956, to the late Hastell and Opal Thacker, of Hardy, Kentucky.

He was a lover of Jesus and a member of the West Williamson Freewill Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Leo Thacker; his daughter, Oma Lea Blankenship; his sister-in-law, Ersie Stepp; and his brother-in-law, Mike Ray.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 10 years, Maxine Thacker; his children, Hastell Michael Thacker Jr., Anthony Thacker, Carl Beckett (Tiffany), Shania Workman (Zachary) and Joshua Madden; his step-son, Timothy Hackney; his brother, Mark Thacker; his sisters, Dianna Hall (Ronald), Cuba Varney (Monroe), Carolyn Williams (Ronnie), Rosletta Maynard (Charles), Christine Anderson (Johnny), Mildred Scott (Gary) and Pamela Ray; his grandchildren, Colton Workman, Analeigh Workman, Deanna Blankenship, Alexis Perdue, Tamera Beckett, Kirstin Hannah, Kyra Hannah and Mauryel Savage; his very special brother and sister-in-law, Henry and Josie Francis, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other dear family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the West Williamson Freewill Baptist Church with Gary Dove and Chad Hackney officiating. Burial followed at the Buskirk Cemetery with his family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, Kentucky.

The guestbook may be signed at www.rerogersfh.com.

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