MM1c Ulis C. Steely

July 6, 1916 - December 7, 1941

Navy Sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack comes home after 78 years Governor Bevin orders flags in Kentucky flown at half-mast Ulis C. Steely, born to Reverend Edd and Minnie Steely in Whitley County, Kentucky, on July 6, 1916, killed in action during the attack at Pearl Harbor...
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Judy Carol Smith Walters

December 31, 1948 - September 25, 2019

Judy Carol Smith Walters, 70, of Corbin passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Born December 31, 1948, in Evarts, she was the daughter of the late Liege and Uva Smith. The greatest person in her family’s life, she was the anchor and glue. In addition to her father and mother,...
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Ernest Leroy Smith

September 24, 1935 - September 13, 2019

Ernest Leroy Smith, 83, of Corbin (formerly of Lakewood, Colorado), passed away Friday, September 13, 2019, at Baptist Health Lexington. Born September 24, 1935, in Corbin, he was the son of the late Raymond and Mary Smith. In 1953, Ernest graduated from Corbin High School. He...
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Opal Fern McCoy

August 24, 1941 - September 13, 2019

Opal Fern McCoy, 78, of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away at home Friday, September 13, 2019, with her loving family at her bedside. Born August 24, 1941, in Vox, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Nellie Bray. Opal was a faithful member of East Side Church of God...
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Dwight Glenn “Sarge” Yates

August 11, 1933 - September 9, 2019

Dwight Glenn “Sarge” Yates, 86, of Corbin, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019, at Baptist Health Corbin. Born August 11, 1933, in Corbin, he was the son of the late Albert and Lola Yates. He was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church, a 20-year Army veteran, a 20-year...
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Hendren “Hank” Franklin Green

June 22,1929 - August 28, 2019

Hendren “Hank” Franklin Green, 90, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Baptist Health Corbin. Born June 22, 1929, in Bell County, he was the son of the late Mance and Bessie Green. He was a U.S. Army VFW Korea. His working career was spent as a foreman in commercial...
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Gwendolyn Thomas

September 14, 1962 - August 25, 2019

Gwendolyn Thomas, 56, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Baptist Health Corbin. Born September 14, 1962, in Verda, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late James and Katherine Thomas. In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie, and...
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Custer Lee Wright

October 28, 1942 - August 25, 2019

Custer Lee Wright passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at home, surrounded by his family. Lee was preceded in death by his father, Tipton; his mother, Hazel; and his brother, Dewey. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Donna; his three children and spouses, Gerald (Ethel),...
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Densil Clayton Cowden

August 11, 1930 - August 24, 2019

Densil Clayton Cowden, 89, of London passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019, at his home with his loving family by his side. Born in Harlan County on August 11, 1930, he was the son of the late Robert and Lola Scott Cowden. He was a member of East Corbin Christian Church. Serving...
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John D. Wagers

March 18, 1945 - August 21, 2019

John D. Wagers, 74, of Corbin passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at his home. Born March 18, 1945, he was the son of the late Russell and Mabel Wagers. In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Smith, and grandsons, Thomas Lee Gibson...
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