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Whitley County reports four new COVID–19 deaths on Monday

The Whitley County Health Department announced four new deaths and 40 new COVID–19 cases on Monday. Details on the fatalities were not released, except to say that all are adults. The latest deaths bring the total number of deaths in Whitley County to eight. According to...

Ray Morris Maiden

Ray Morris Maiden, age 87, of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Park West Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. Ray was born on September 25, 1933 in Eagan, Tennessee upstairs in his father’s store. He was the son of the late William H. and Geneva...

Jimmy Johns

Jimmy Johns, age 77, passed away at his home in Corbin, KY on Monday, October 12, 2020. Funeral service will be held at 2pm on Thursday October 15, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the Hopkins Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 12noon until...

Dr. Frank H. Catron

Dr. Frank H. Catron, age 87, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at his home in Corbin. Born in Williamsburg, KY, a son to the late Charles Catron and Hazel Alley Catron, he was a long time OB/GYN in Corbin.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son,...

Milford Bruce Perkins

Milford Bruce Perkins, age 73, of Jellico, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was born May 21, 1947 in Elk Valley, Tennessee. Milford was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Lou Ford Perkins; father, Johnie Perkins; mother, Mary...

Geraldine Young

Geraldine Young, age 81, of Louden Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on August 23, 1939 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Quince and Lizzie (Croley) Powers. In addition to her...

W’burg man charged with felony DUI, failure to comply with sex offender registry

A Williamsburg Police officer’s investigation into a report of a vehicle that crashed into a ditch late Sunday night, resulted in a Williamsburg man being arrested on a felony DUI charge. Thomas M. Cox, 52, was charged with driving under the influence, and operating on a...

Nicholas Norman Clark

Nicholas Norman Clark, age 66, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. on Wednesday, October 14, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. A brief service will take place at 12:30 P.M. on Wednesday...

Marjorie Ann Caudill Marano

Marjorie Ann Caudill Marano passed from this life October 4, 2020 in Port Charlotte, FL. Funeral is private. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Marjorie, donations can be made to the Caudill Cemetery Fund, c/o Pina Pratt, 51 Hunters Ridge Lane, Viper, KY 41774, or a cancer fund of...

Mary Edith Davis

Mary Edith Davis, age 84, of Jellico, TN, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Beech Tree Manor Nursing Home in Jellico, TN. Mary was born March 25, 1936 in Frakes, Kentucky. She is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Robert and Lillie Davis; sister, Beatrice and...
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