Ruth Ann Yates

May 16, 1931 - October 2, 2019

Ruth Ann Yates, 88, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at her home in Daytona Beach Shores, FL. She was born May 16, 1931. She attended First Baptist Church in Dayton Beach, FL. An avid tennis player, she thoroughly enjoyed the sport. As well, she enjoyed traveling,...
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Nellie Mae Caroline Johnson

August 10, 1947 - October 3, 2019

Nellie Mae Caroline Johnson, 72, of Keavy passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019, at her home. She was born August 10, 1947, in Whitley County. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she enjoyed being a homemaker. She especially liked flower and vegetable gardening. For several...
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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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