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Johnny Rogers

Johnny Rogers, age 68, of Marvin Brooks Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital of London surrounded by his family. Johnny was born on March 14, 1953 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late William Jesse and Anna (Laney) Rogers. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Dewey Rogers, brother, Aubrey Dale Rogers and his brother-in-law, Leland Hart.
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Matthew Stepek

Matthew Stepek, age 62, of Corbin passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Born in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late John and Sue Stepek of Chicago, IL. He was a retired veteran of US Army Aviation and member of Redemption Life Center in London, KY. He was stationed in Hawaii then served full time with the Florida National Guard, where he lived with his family before retiring to Corbin.
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Portia Waddell Cox

Portia Waddell Cox, age 66, of Meadow Creek Road, Rockholds, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Portia was born on January 7, 1955 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Roscoe Wesley and Otilla (Paul) Waddell. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Dewayne Cox; brother, Rev. Larry Waddell and a sister, Vanna Waddell Storms. Portia was a member of Emlyn Baptist Church.
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James Quinton 'Jim' Meredith

Manchester - James Quinton "Jim" Meredith, 82, of Manchester, KY, passed away Monday, August 2nd, at the Advent Health Hospital in Manchester. Jim was born on March 6, 1939, a son of the late Carlos and Dorothy Ashley Meredith. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hacker Meredith of Manchester;...
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Raymond Campbell

Raymond Jay (Mailman) Campbell, age 48, of North Highway 25-W, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Jay was born on May 6, 1973 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late Raymond Finley and Ina Lou (Meadors) Campbell. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Jerry Campbell and Jim Campbell; grandparents, William and Dorothy (Kidd) Campbell and Manuel and Tilda (Fore) Meadors; and a cousin, Leah Byrns. Jay worked for the United States Postal Service.
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Carrie Brown

Carrie Mae Brown, age 81, wife of the late Tipton Brown of Ready-Mix Road, London, Kentucky passed away on August 2, 2021 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky. Funeral services for Carrie Brown will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 12,...
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Norman Hubbs

Norman Willis Hubbs, age 71, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday August 3, 2021 at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 from 12 pm until 2 pm at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, the funeral service will follow at 2 pm. Burial will be in the Pine Hill Cemetery.
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Beverly Pigman Wilson

Beverly Pigman Wilson, age 77, of Corbin, KY passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at her home. Born in Hazard, KY, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Pigman and Aileen Bryant Pigman. Beverly was devoted to her faith and grew up attending Lothair Baptist Church in Hazard.
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Barbara Reeves

Barbara Louise Reeves, age 79, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021. Visitation will begin at 12 pm until the funeral hour of 2 pm on Thursday August 5, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in the Corinth Cemetery in Corbin. Messages...
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James Quinton “Jim” Meredith, 82

James Quinton “Jim” Meredith, age 82, of Manchester, KY, passed away Monday, (August 2, 2021) at Advent Health Hospital in Manchester, KY. He was born on March 6, 1939, the son of the late Carlos and Dorothy Ashley Meredith. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hacker Meredith of Manchester;...
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Obituary for James Quinton "Jim" Meredith

James Quinton "Jim" Meredith, 82, of Manchester, KY, passed away Monday, August 2nd, at the AdventHealth Hospital in Manchester. Jim was born on March 6, 1939, a son of the late Carlos and Dorothy Ashley Meredith. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hacker Meredith of Manchester; and his children:...
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Obituary for Larry Smith

Larry Smith, 76, of Manchester, KY, passed away Friday, July 30th, at the AdventHealth Hospital in Manchester. Larry was born in Beverly, KY on March 1, 1945, a son of the late Gilbert and Pearl Collett Smith. He is survived by his brother and sisters: Robert Smith of Goose Rock,...
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Shirley P. McNeil

Shirley P. McNeil, age 85, of Corbin, KY, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at St. Joseph Health in Lexington, KY. Born in Corbin, she was the daughter of the late Raleigh and Nancy Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Zelda Patterson; and three brothers, C.R. Mitchell, Rondel Mitchell, and Wendal Mitchell.
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Obituary for Aleshia Jarvis

Aleshia Jarvis, age 29 departed this life on Saturday, July 31, 2021. She was born on Monday, August 12, 1991 in Manchester, Kentucky to Jimmy Maxie and Ora Lou Jarvis. She leaves to mourn her passing her children: Raylen Grace, Rylee Bradon and Kyra Lou, her father: Jimmy Maxie, her mother: Ora Lou Jarvis, her maternal grandfather: Roy Jarvis and her maternal grandmother: Brenda Jarvis. Also surviving is her brother: Joshua Jarvis, her aunts: Janice Byrd and Penny Kelly and her uncle: Roy Jarvis, Jr.
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Obituary for Betty Hubbard

Betty Hubbard, age 61, of Manchester, passed away Friday, July 30th, 2021 at AdventHealth Manchester. Betty is survived by her husband Gary Hubbard, and her son Jason Travis Hubbard and wife Whitney of Lakeland Florida. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Anthony Jacob Tyler Smith, Austin Garrett Smith, and...
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Obituary for Matthew Allen Welsh

Matthew Allen Welsh, age 36, of London, passed away Friday, July 30th. Matthew is survived by his children Joshua Marcum, Devin Welsh, Jasmine Welsh, and Heaven Welsh all of Manchester, his parents Kevin Welsh and Jennifer Washburn, and stepfather Floyd Washburn. He is also survived by one brother Joshua Welsh...
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Obituary for Glenn Sams

Glenn Sams age 55, of London departed this life on Friday, July 30, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born on July 15, 1966 in London, Kentucky to John Harvey Sams and Katharine (Hoskins) Collins. He worked for Toyotetsu in Somerset and was a veteran in the United States Army and served in Desert Storm.
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Obituary for Junior Grimes

Junior Grimes, of Brookville, was born on April 22, 1944, in Clay County, KY, a son to Henry and Anna Hensley Grimes. He married Mary Pelsor on August 6, 1966, at St. Michael Catholic Church, and together they raised two children. Junior was retired and was employed by Wayne School Bus/Carpenter School Bus Factory in Richmond as well as Batesville Tool and Die. In his spare time, Junior enjoyed raising and training Beagle Hounds, and he especially enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and family. On Friday, July 30, 2021, at the age of 77, Junior passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones.
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Obituary for Leslie Henson

Leslie Henson, 50, of Manchester, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 28th, at her home. Leslie was born in Oneida, KY on August 21, 1970, a daughter of the late Barbara Shane and Les Henson. She is survived by her husband, Adam Smith of Manchester; and her brothers and sister: Hank...
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Rachel Strong

Rachel Strong, age 72, of Jackson, KY passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at the Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard, KY.-She was born February 13, 1949, at Talbert, KY, and was the daughter of the late Alex and Lillie Raleigh Cole. She was preceded in death by brothers: Alex Dale Cole and James Elbert Cole.-She is survived by her husband: Benjamin Strong of Jackson, KY.-Her daughter: Mary (Brian) Smith of Jackson, KY.- Her sons: Jack Strong of Jackson, KY and Benjamin (Carrie) Strong, Jr of Bowling Green, IN. -Her sister: Betty (Mike) Herald of Newport, KY.- Grandchildren: Danielle Strong, Caitlynn Strong, Michaela Morgan, Rebecca Cummings, Andrew Strong, Benjamin Carliss Strong, Averian Carpenter, and 10 great-grandchildren. Host of nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.-Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 11:00 am at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel with Freddie Finley officiating.-Burial in the Strong Family Cemetery at Whick, KY.-Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00-9:00 pm.-Deaton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.