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Whitley County back in COVID–19 ‘red zone’

Whitley County is once again in the red on Kentucky’s COVID–19 scale. According to the information released by the Kentucky Department of Public Health, the county’s incidence rate stood at 26.4 on Monday, making it one of eight counties in Kentucky to be in the zone. Clay County...

Melissa Amber Preston

Melissa Amber Preston, age 37, of Fairborn, Ohio, departed this life on Friday, July 16, 2021 in Fairborn, Ohio. Melissa was born on November 16, 1983 in Fairborn, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a brother, Donie J. Preston. She is survived by three children, Kayla Leach of...

Reverend Gary Buhl

Reverend Gary Wayne Buhl, 88, of Franklin, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021. Born in Corbin, Kentucky, he was the son of the late James Everett and Irene Arnold Bull. He was predeceased by his wife Patricia Moore Buhl; brother Ray Bull; by sisters, Mary Bull of...

Ronda (Artis) Collins

Ronda (Artis) Collins, age 58, of Newcomb, TN passed away peacefully on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Diversicare of Oak Ridge. Ronda is preceded in death by her parents Charles Artis Jr. and Cherry (Ballard) Artis. She is survived by sons, Dylan Collins of Newcomb, TN, Dakota Collins...

Dwight O. Miller

Dwight O. Miller, 86, of Blountville, TN passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 after a period of declining health. Born in Whitley County, KY on November 6, 1933, he was the son of the late Clifford and Gladys Miller. Also he was preceded in death by...

Geneva (Lamb) Meredith

Geneva (Lamb) Meredith, age 91, of Jellico, TN went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at her residence. Geneva is preceded in death by her husband, Sterling Meredith Jr., parents, Ernest Lamb and Viola (Creekmore) Lamb, siblings, Freda Lamb, Milford Lamb, Truman Lamb,...

Didrika Collier

Didrika Collier, age 84, of Williamsburg, KY passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was born in the Netherlands on May 28, 1937. She is survived by her daughter, Myrna Rose (Tim Smallwood) of Williamsburg, KY.; and a host of...

Marlene (Finchem) Spice

On July 16, 2021, Marlene Kay (Finchem) Spice, beloved wife and mother of five children passed away at the age of 76. Marlene was born on April 13, 1945 in Wayne County, Highland Park, Michigan to Paul and Geraldine (Ammer) Finchem. As a child, Marlene contracted polio. Even...

Stephen E. Wells

Stephen E. Wells, 63, of Keavy passed away Monday, July 5, 2021. Funeral service was held on Friday, July 9 at Hart Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Wells Cemetery. Hart Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Carol Hart

Carol Hart, 75, of Corbin passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Services were held on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Hart Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Corinth Cemetery. Hart Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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