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LCPL David Arthur

LCPL David Allen Arthur, 36, of Kistler, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at his residence.

He was born in Man, March 24, 1985, the son of Thomas and Lisa (Hinkle) Arthur.

David was a proud marine who served his country with pride. David had worked in various places after coming home from the military. He worked in the coal mines and at Trogdon’s Service Station at Kistler. He also loved cutting grass for many of his friends. David loved playing football throughout his high school years. He also loved to go trout fishing and spend time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Elmer and Ruth Helen Arthur; and his maternal grandfather, David Junior Hinkle.

He is survived by his father, Thomas Arthur, of Kistler; his mother, Lisa (Hinkle) Arthur, of Neibert; three brothers, Thomas Arthur Jr., of Kistler, Johnny Arthur (Kristen), of Three Mile Curve, and Chris Arthur (Ashley Adkins), of South Man; four nieces, Cameron and Peyton Arthur, both of Three Mile Curve, and Madalyn and Bella Arthur, both of South Man; one nephew, Bronson Thomas (Tester) Arthur, of Tennessee; his maternal grandmother, Betty Hinkle (Hunely); a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends who were like his brothers. David had many Marine Corps Brothers; he took great pride in being a Marine and serving his country.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at the Mallory Church of God with Rev. Shawn Walker officiating. Burial followed at 2:30 p.m. at the Donel C. Kinnard State Veterans Cemetery in Dunbar with Military Honors. David was  carried to his resting place by his family and friends. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

His wonderful smile and gentle heart will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate to have known and loved him.

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

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Dottie Bowens

Dottie Maria Bowens, 56, of Ransom, Ky., and formerly of Matewan, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at her residence.

She was born in Williamson, April 7, 1965, a daughter of the late Rupert Clark and Dorothy L. (Hatfield) Chafin.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Teddy Carl Chafin and Andy Simon Chafin; and one sister, Debbie Marie Chafin Smith.

She is survived by her husband, James Darrell Bowens, of Ransom, Ky.; her son, James

Darrell Bowens Jr. (Shasta), of Turkey Creek, Ky.; her brothers, David Chafin (Sandra) and Rodney Justice (Missy); and one special cousin, Elaine Hatfield, all of Double Camp-Newtown. Dottie also leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews and many friends whom she loved dearly.

Graveside services were held at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at the Chafin Family Cemetery located in Double Camp-Newtown with Pastor Randy Casey officiating. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.

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

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Amanda Cox

Amanda Jolene Cox, 42, of North Matewan, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, while an inpatient at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville, Kentucky.

She was born in Huntington, May 21, 1979, a daughter of Kenneth Ray and Loretta “Kiggan” (Layne) Cox.  

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Brooklyn Paige Cox; two brothers, Kenneth and Kevin Cox; her maternal grandparents, Hulen and Ida (Stevens) Layne; and her paternal grandparents, Lafe and Leena (Cline) Cox.  

She is survived by her daughters, Shayla Cox, Kailey Cox and McKenna Cox, all of North Matewan; her companion of 20 years, Mark Hurley, of North Matewan; a special friend, Virginia Ferrell, of Columbus, Ohio; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and a community of extended family, neighbors and friends.  

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in the Chambers Funeral Services chapel. Burial followed in the Varney Cemetery at Lynn with JF Smith, William Layne, Chad Prater, Ronnie Sherpinkas and Sterlin Justice serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.

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

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Joshua Duty

Joshua Wayne Duty, 34, of Oceana, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at his residence.

He was born in Logan, Oct. 2, 1986, the son of Judy (Hatfield) Cantrell and the late Frenchie Duty.

Josh loved working in his vegetable and flower gardens. He was a 2005 graduate of Gilbert High School. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Amanda Duty; his daughters, Keeley and Layla Duty, all of Oceana; his mother, Judy (Hatfield), and step-father, Larry Cantrell, of Ulysses, Ky.; his brother, Frenchie Brian Duty, of Indore; his sister, Tonya Marcum (Woodrow), of Chapmanville; his step-brothers, Adam Cantrell, of West Liberty, Ky., and Kevin Cooke, of Logan; his step-sisters, Dawn Allen (Sam), of Oceana, and Sandra Shorter (DJ), of Tennessee; and a host of nieces, nephews, sisters, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins and other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, in the Mounts Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Diamond Carter officiating. In honoring his request, cremation followed funeral services. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

He may be gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., P.O. Box 1567 Gilbert, WV. 25621, or, by calling 304-664-3322, to help with funeral expenses.

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

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Lucille Evans

Lucille Ooten Evans, 81, of White Pine, Tenn., formerly of Delbarton, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at the Jefferson Park Nursing Home in Dandridge, Tennessee.  

She was born in Myrtle, July 3, 1940, the daughter of the late Henry Ooten Sr. and Peggy Mahon Ooten.  

She was a homemaker. She enjoyed going to church and spending time with her family. She also loved her cats and loved to go fishing and camping.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Basil Evans; her son, Joseph Evans; her brothers, Tommy, Clifford, Billy and Jack Ooten; her sisters, Okie Runyon and Opal Brewster; and her granddaughter, Darlene Faith Evans.

She is survived by her son, Basil K. Evans (Robin), of Mooresville, N.Car.; her daughter, Dorothy Nasalrod, of San Antonio, Texas; her brothers, Henry J. Ooten (Aileen), of Delbarton, and James Ooten, of Scarlet Road, Delbarton; her sisters, Ruby Lux, of Delbarton, and Polly Farley, of Urbanna, Va.; her grandchildren, Joshua and Sarah Evans, Samuel Lambert, David Lambert, Ryan Blandon and Justin Baisden. She also leaves behind a special niece who called her “Sissy”, Connie Lucille Thompson; and several nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at the Chafin Funeral Home with Elder Jimmy Maynard officiating. Burial followed in the Ooten Cemetery at Scarlet Road, Delbarton. Arrangements were under the direction of the Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

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

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Lillian Fowler

Lillian Irene Fowler, 94, formerly of McAndrews, Ky., died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at the Cedar Creek Assisted Living Facility.  

She was born July 25, 1927, at Pinsonfork, Ky., the daughter of the late Jake and Sara Runyon, of Pinsonfork.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl E. Fowler; and her son, Stephen Fowler.  

Lillian with her husband, Earl, spent many years in California, where they raised their two sons, Terry and Stephen, before retiring back to Kentucky. Lillian was a homemaker for most of her life and a member of the McVeigh Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by one son, Terry Fowler, of Alameda, Calif.; one sister, Sallie Kaida, of Red Bluff, Calif.; and a host of cousins and many friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, in the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home chapel with Paul David King officiating. Burial will follow in the Jacob Runyon Cemetery, Pinsonfork, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements are 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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Rosa Hill

Rosa Lea (Hite) Hill, 83, of Red Jacket, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021.  

She was born in Matewan, Sept. 25, 1937, the daughter of the late James Garfield and Roxie (Hignite) Hite.

Rosa Lea was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Michael David Hill; her daughter, Barbara Jean (Hill) Gooslin; two infant sons; her brothers, Donald Hite, Sherman Hite, Homer Hite, Jim Hite, Glenn Hite and Robert Hite; her sisters, Rhoda Perkins, Annie Holbrook, Mary Justice and Vernie Perkins; and a great-granddaughter, Destiny Renee Brewer.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Freeman Eugene Hill; two sisters, Ida Mae (Ed) Williams and Linda (Jimmy) Vance; one brother, Earl Hite; her grandchildren, Rose Anna (Matt) Eblen, Steve Gooslin II, Jeremy (Ashley) Hill, Matthew Gooslin, Lindsay Hill and Kyla Hill; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in the Hatfield Funeral Chapel at Toler, Ky., with Rev. Lowell Sparks officiating. Burial followed in the Hill Family Cemetery on Grapevine Fork at Beech Creek, with family serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky.

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

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Robert Hitchcock II

Robert Stephen Hitchcock II, also known as "Uncle Buck" and "Granddad," 68, of Williamson, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, at  Tug Valley Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Logan, Oct. 22, 1952, to the late Kenneth Hitchcock and Marion Chapman Hitchcock.

He was a handyman, jack of all trades, and master of few. He was a collector of porcelain dolls and enjoyed reading and tinkering. You couldn't be around him for more than five minutes without him telling you a joke. He had a love for debate and was quick to give you a nickname.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald Hitchcock, Kenneth Neal Hitchcock and Claude Dale Hitchcock; his infant brothers, Billy Grey Hitchcock and Jimmy Ray Hitchcock; his sister, Carolyn Sue Hitchcock Patterson; and his granddaughter, Katheryn Griffin.

He is survived by his children, Shawn Hitchcock III, of Crestline, Ohio, Melissa Stanley (Adam) , of Williamson, Remington Hitchcock (Taylee Tincher), Ronald Hitchcock (Amanda) and Danika Ford (Walter), all of Lexington, Ky.; his sisters, Patsy Jonell Rice, Phyllis Jeanne Hitchcock-Kinslow and JaRee E. Ward, all of Galion, Ohio, Brenda Joyce Willis, of Naugatuck, and Judy Leah Lawson, of Galion, Ohio; his special friends, Jimmy Bevins, Jimmy Hosley and Dodie Slone; 11 grandchildren;  seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other loving family members and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, in the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home chapel, Belfry, Ky., with Rev. Earl Coleman officiating. 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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Tina Justice

Tina Marie Justice, 54, of Hardy, Ky., died Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center in South Williamson, Kentucky.

She was born in Williamson, Aug. 5, 1967, the daughter of the late Paul and Dottie Thompson Whitt.

Tina was a homemaker and formerly worked as an OR Tech at Pikeville Medical Center.  She was a member of the North Matewan Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Ray Justice.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Rodney Justice, of Hardy, Ky.; her daughter, Paula Chapman (Johnnie), of Canada, Ky.; her son, Stephen Justice, of Hardy, Ky.; two brothers, Paul Bryan Whitt (Billie) and Darrin Whitt (Teresa), both of Hardy, Ky.; two grandchildren, Johnnie Ray Chapman and Laura Jane Chapman; her mother-in-law, Mildred Justice, of Hardy, Ky.; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Hatfield Funeral Chapel at Toler, Ky., with Bro. Jesse Spaulding and Bro. Bruce Justice officiating. Burial will follow in the Justice Family Cemetery at Hardy, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, those that have not been fully vaccinated are asked to please wear a mask at all times and those that have been fully vaccinated, masks are highly recommended. If you are sick or are experiencing any symptoms, the family understands and fully appreciates your refraining from attending. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky.

The guestbook may be signed www.hatfieldsfc.com.

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Scotty Manns

Scotty Manns, 62, of Delbarton, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.

He was born Dec. 21, 1958, the son of the late Homer Ray and Hester McCoy Manns.  

He served his country for 22 years in the United States Army and the Air Force.  While serving in the army he had many jobs. He was an Army Ranger, Green Beret, Military Police and was in the 82nd Airborne Special Forces. During all these years of service, he fought in five different wars. After leaving the military and returning to West Virginia, he remained on active reserve and also started his own business, which he called "Special Forces" Security/PI.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Vanessa Manns; one brother, Marty Ray Manns; two nephews, Teddy Ray Conley and Mark Justin Hatfield; one great-nephew, Brayden Scott Manns; and one great-niece, Jonessa White.  

He is survived by his daughter, Amber Jane Manns Lopata (David Joseph), of New Port Richey, Fla.; two grandchildren, David Andrew Lopata and Emma Kaylynn Lopata, both of New Port Richey, Fla.; one brother, Terry Manns (Trina), of Delbarton; two sisters, Trina Workman (Ben), of Delbarton/Bessemer, Ala., and Chrystal Hackney (Jeffrey “Ace”), of Peebles, Ohio; a special brother, Brett Vance; nine nieces and nephews, Ronnie Jon White (Santasia), Ronda Johnson (Kevin), Billy Scott Manns (Tia), Marissa Dean (Matthew), Charles Brown (Amanda), Ronald E. Lovins, Kami Grace Dempsey, Ethan Manns, and Kayla Robbins (Art); 16 great-nieces and great-nephews, Spencer Reed Dean, Summer Grace Hatfield, Gayge Allen Hatfield, Justin Lee Hatfield, Harper Grace Robbins, Cruz Author Robbins, Hank Owen Robbins, Ridge Edward Robbins, Xoe Brooke Jennings, Raylynn White, Eva Grace White, Braylee Vanessa Manns, Bentlee Scott Manns, Kayden Johnson, Lindsey Johnson and Alexie Blankenship (Cory); four special friends, Joyce Rose, Kathy Huffman, Susan Vanzant and Debbie Williamson.                    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, in the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Terry Blankenship officiating. Burial followed at the Estep Family Cemetery at Scarlet Road, Delbarton, 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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Larry New

Larry Jack New, 84, of South Williamson, Ky., died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington.

He was born in Williamson, June 23, 1937, a son of the late Paul New and Beulah Blankenship. He grew up in East Williamson.

He graduated from Williamson High School in 1955. He furthered his education and graduated from Georgetown College and traveled to the University of Virginia to earn his master’s degree.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Mamie New; and his siblings, June Brown, Paul New, Barbara New and Sue New.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Marcia Kennedy New, his daughter, Jacqueline May (Christopher), of South Williamson, Ky.; his sons, Larry New (Terra), of Forest Hills, Ky., and Jonathan New, of South Williamson, Kentucky. Jack was extremely proud of his grandchildren, Riley Reed (Kimber), Joshua Reed, Isabella and Joseph and May, MaKayla Nichols, Brystol and Baby Jack New, Caden New and Michael Perkins. He was proud of his great-grandchildren, Kiley and Kason Reed; his loving sister, Louise Snider, of Danville, Ky.; and a sister-in-law, Eloise New, of Gahanna, Ohio. He is also survived by several special nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors and friends who deeply miss him.

Our hearts are broken, but we rejoice in knowing he is with his Heavenly Father. We watched our Heavenly Father perform a miracle 29 years ago when Jack survived encephalitis and meningitis. We were blessed to watch another miracle on Aug. 27, 2021. We watched our dad and husband take his last breath and run to the arms of his Heavenly Father whom he longed to see.

There are no public services. A private graveside service will be held due to the current pandemic situation.

Arrangements are under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of West Williamson.

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Weston Rollyson

Weston Daniel Rollyson, 30, of Gilbert, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2021.

He was born in Logan, March 12, 1991, the son of Heather Rollyson and Landon Grimmett.

Weston was a 2009 graduate of Gilbert High School. He attended The Word of Life Church at Logan and the Outreach Community Church in Gilbert. He enjoyed wood carving and doing masonry. He also enjoyed digging ginseng and playing his guitar. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Danny Rollyson; his paternal grandmother, Shelby Cline Grimmett; his special grandfather, Larry Stacy; and his aunt, Rebecca Rollyson.

Those left to love and cherish his memory and to mourn his loss: his mother, Heather Rollyson, of Gilbert; his father, Landon Grimmett, of Hampden; his son, Coalton Blaine Rollyson, of Man; his grandmother, Jennifer Rollyson, of Gilbert; his grandfather, Lemuel “Doc” Grimmett, of Hampden; his brothers, Shane and Brady Robinette, both of Gilbert; his sisters, DaLaney and Kinley Grimmett, both of Hampden; his aunts, Megan Rollyson, of Gilbert, Barbara Cline, of Hampden, and Kathy Campbell, of Georgia; his special sisters, Devan Rollyson, Danielle Ferrell and Haylee Clevenger; a host of nieces and nephews; many other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, in the Mounts Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Clifford Rawls and Bro. Chris Sparks officiating. Burial followed in the Hatfield Cemetery at Hampden. He was carried to his resting place by Derrick Christian, Brady Robinette, Shane Robinette, Mason Hatfield, Malcolm Blankenship, Taylor Ferrell and Derrick Bentley, who served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were: Chester Runyon, Tracy Gore, Ritchie Hendricks, Doug Ellis, Arthur Ellis, Aaron Blankenship, Chris Baker, Brian Farley, Bo Varney, Joey McComas and Dylan Farley. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

He may be gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.

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

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Richard Stafford

Richard Dell Stafford, 68, of Matewan, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021,while an inpatient in the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center of Paintsville, Ky., as a result of complications from COVID-19.

He was born in Matewan, May 12, 1953, a son of the late William Boyd and Hazel Lee Stafford.

Richard worked over 30 years in the railroad industry as a maintenance foreman. He retired from Norfolk Southern. Richard never met a stranger and had a personality that was infectious and he made friends wherever he went. His love for his family was unmatched. He cherished every moment spent with those he loved. Richard took advantage of his time with family by cooking a meal “fit for a king” for all who came by for a visit. He was quite the cook; fried chicken was his specialty.      

He was a member of the Blue Springs Freewill Baptist Church where he loved gathering with his brothers and sisters in Christ and worshipping the Lord. Richard was gifted in the art of singing and never failed to use his talent for the glory of the Lord.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Earlene Stafford, who just recently passed on July 3, 2021; his sisters, Shirley Stafford and Mary June Stafford; his step-sister, Sharon Hensley; his brothers- in-law, Lloyd, Jesse, Alfred and Estil; his sisters- in-law, Mary S. Ward, Marie Crouse, Fannie Dotson and Dorothy Mae “Dottie” Smith.

He is survived by his sons, Richard Lee Stafford, of Matewan, and Nicholas Freeman (Kristin), of Oil Springs, Ky.; his adopted daughter, Ruth E. Hatfield, of Ransom, Ky.; his brother, William Lee Stafford (Reta); his brothers- in-law, Willard Marvin Smith (Shirley), Robert Smith (Carol Sue) and Jeffrey Michael Smith (Donna); his step-sister, Sherry Hensley Woolridge (James); His sister-in-law, Maggie  Leanna Smith, of Matewan; his grandchildren, Austin Dakota Lee, Keirston Rashell, Daniel Issac, Jaxon Ryder, Bryan Phoenix, Cade Evan, Zaiden Blake and Knox Christian; and a host of nieces, nephews, loved ones and a community of neighbors and friends.

Honoring services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in the Chambers Funeral Services chapel with Pastor Larry Hubbard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.  

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

Scottie Stanley

Scottie Mitchell Stanley, 49, of Mooresburg, Tenn., formerly of the Pond Creek area, died Wednesday morning, Aug. 25, 2021, at his home in Tennessee.

Scottie was born in Massillon, Ohio, July 19, 1972, the son of Christine Morris Cunningham, of Mooresburg, Tenn., and Emory "Bo" Stanley, and step-mother, Debbie, of Williamson.  

He was a former maintenance employee in the coal mining industry.

Besides his parents, he is survived by three daughters, Lindsey Varney (Jerry), of Delbarton, Adriana Wooten (Larry), of Delbarton, and Madison Grace Stanley, of Bulls Gap, Tenn.; his siblings, Kimberly Staggs (Jr.), of Blackberry, Ky., Shannon Stanley (Melysa), of Mooresburg, Tenn., and Mitchell Cunningham, of Mooresburg, Tenn.; and a host of grandchildren, uncles, aunts, family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home chapel with Larry Hubbard and Roger Bogar officiating. Burial followed in the Morris Cemetery, Sidney, Ky., 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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Alkie Walls

Alkie Justice Walls, 59, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

Alkie was born May 11, 1962, in Mingo County, to Robert and Georgia Isom Justice.  

She was preceded in death by her mother; and husband, Billie Walls.

She is survived by her dad and bonus mom, Robert and Rita Justice; her life partner and care-giver who was always by her side, Kenny Evans; her children, Billie Walls and Brandie Walls; her grandchildren, Hannah (Trey) Hannah, Addison Sierra Walls , Mikey Mullins, Ciarra Dean and Charlie Chafin; her siblings, Debbie Nattress (Dan), Georgiaetta Bolden (Melvin), Bobby Justice, Paula Akers, Mary Killam (David), Tim Justice (Kelly) and Rob Justice (Tonya); her great-grandchildren whom she never met, but dearly loved; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A private family service was held Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. Burial followed in Justice Cemetery at Varney. Arrangements were under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

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

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Nancy Whitt

Nancy Helen Belcher Whitt, 77, of Williamson, died peacefully Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, in South Williamson, Kentucky.

She was born in Welch, Oct. 19, 1944, a daughter of the late Arnold Belcher and Ellen Jane Ball Belcher.

She was a homemaker. She loved music, was Elvis Presley’s all-time greatest fan and a collector of Elvis paraphernalia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Lee Whitt and Douglas MacArthur Robertson; a daughter, Leonna Robertson; and a granddaughter, Rocky Dernik.

She is survived by her children, James Douglas Robertson (Brenda), and his son, Brayden, of South Williamson, Ky., Nancy Yvonne Ball (Jackie), of Williamson, and Harold Edward Robertson (Brian), of Charleston, S.Car.; a sister, Betty Matias, of Michigan; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services were held from 6 p.m until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, at Weaver Mortuary in West Williamson.

Arrangements were under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of West Williamson.

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