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Phillip Gordon Prewitt

Phillip Gordon Prewitt, 72, of North Hwy 25W, Williamsburg, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at UK Healthcare in Lexington. He was born on November 2, 1944 in Whitley County, to the Raymond Gordon Prewitt and Norma Ruth (Cox) Prewitt. He was preceded in death by his father,...

Ruby Walker Ball

Ruby Walker Ball, 94, of Corbin passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at Baptist Health Corbin. She was a life long member of Felts Chapel United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Ball. She is survived by her children Norma Sizemore (Ray) of Hamilton,...

Jerrell Loren Pridemore

Jerrell Loren Pridemore, 68, of Lily, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 in the Compassionate Care Center at Richmond. His visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton...

Barbara Jean Ingram

Barbara Jean Ingram, 65, of Cripple Creek, Rockholds, departed this life on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Baptist Health in Lexington. She was born on January 14, 1952 in Williamsburg, to Matt Patrick and Daisy Rickett Patrick. She was preceded in death by her parents, Matt and...

Miranda Kay Foerst

Miranda Kay Foerst, 32, of Wolf Creek Road, Williamsburg passed away Wednesday, March 8 at the Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico. She was the wife of Michael Foerst. The funeral was held March 13 at the Croley Funeral Home with Rev. Vernon Moses officiating. Interment was in...

Jerry Calvin Roark

Jerry Calvin Roark, 74, of Corbin passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Corbin. Survivors include his wife of more than 41 years, Jan Roark. The funeral was held Saturday at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Pastor Pete Rowe officiating. Burial followed at the Roark Cemetery...

Harrison Smith

Harrison Smith, 78,  the husband of the late Lori Smith of North Archer Street, Woodbine, passed away on Wednesday evening at the St. Joseph Hospital East in Lexington. By request of the family all services will be private. Burial was in the Slusher Cemetery in Rockholds. Laurel...

Bonnie L. Smith

Bonnie L. Smith, 68 of Williamsburg, passed Friday March 10, 2017 at Jellico Community Hospital. She was born April 24, 1948 in Whitley County to the late William Hill and Nancy Bray Hill. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a grandchild Casey Thacker; sister...

Betty Foxx

Betty J. Foxx, 90, of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Baptist Health Corbin. Born in Corbin, Betty was the daughter of the late James Everett Bull and Irene Arnold Bull. She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church and enjoyed reading. Betty had worked as office...

Whitley East Elementary School’s essay winner announced for Grandparent of the Year contest

A Whitley East Elementary School student was selected as the Whitley County Winner of the 2016-2017 Grandparent of the Year essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Association. (KRTA) Macy Paul, daughter of  Becky and Ricky Paul, is among...