Mary Ruth Napier
Mary Ruth Napier, age 49 of Baxter, Ky passed away on November 27, 2013 at Harlan ARH. She was born Jan.22, 1964 in Harlan, KY. She believed in the Church of God Faith.
She is preceded in death by her parents Charles Richard McMillen and Ester Marie. One son Jimmy Lynn Napier. Brothers Alvin, Alvis, Rayborn, Paul John Saylor.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband Jimmy Lynn (Bo) Napier. Children Jackie Lynn Marie Napier, Jesse Charles Napier. Brothers: Eugene Saylor of Baxter, Ky; Robert Saylor of Brookside; Jack Saylor of Georgia; Lester Saylor of Georgia; Charles McMillen of Harlan,Ky. One sister Marie Baker of Cumberland, Ky. Three grandchildren; Jackson Riley, Jimmy and Josh. Many other relatives and friends also survive.
Visitation will be held on Saturday 30, 2013 from 5-8pm.
Funeral will be held at 2:00pm at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home Sunday December 1, 2013. Burial will follow at Day Jackson Cemetery with friends and family serves as pallbearers.
Carlton Jack Banks
Carlton Jack Banks, 57 of West Columbia, South Carolina formerly of Harlan County, died Sunday November 24, 2013 at Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia. He was a US Air Force Veteran, formerly employed by WLW & WCKY Radio, former Police Officer for Walton City Police Department, Retired Deputy Sheriff of Boone County Kentucky and former FBI Agent for US Government and was currently employed by the South Carolina's Attorney Generals Office.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Lorna Asher Davis.
He is survived by: his children, Jackueline Banks of Las Vegas, Nevada and Samuel Christopher Banks of London, KY. His grandchildren, Kody Jackson Banks-Wichmann, Tyler Jackson Banks, Andrew Blakley, Megan Blakley, McKenzie Kintner, Abbie Kintner, Killian Kintner, Kayleigh Kintner and Kira Kintner.
Visitation will be Saturday from 5-9 at Henson & Rich Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Sunday at 12 noon with Terry Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at the Nolan Cemetery at Pine Mountain. Military Burial Honors will be by the Harlan County Honor Guard.
Janice F. Pennington, age 64 of Cumberland, KY, passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2013, at the Harlan ARH Hospital. She was born January 19, 1949 in Harlan County to the late Henry and Arlene Day Fields. Janice was a homemaker and believed in the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Jeff Pennington.
She will be sadly missed by her husband, Ralph Pennington, and son, Jimmy (Hazel) Pennington, both of Cumberland; sisters, Ola Yates, Betty Smith, and Barbara Fields, all of Cumberland; four grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends in the Chapel of the Tri City Funeral Home on Friday, November 29, 2013, between 6 – 9 pm.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013, in the Chapel at 1 pm with Glenn Cornett officiating.
Interment will follow in the Peaceful Acres Cemetery at Hiram, KY with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Gary Cornett, age 59 of Cumberland, KY, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born December 02, 1953 in Detroit, MI to the late Howard Cornett and Joann Wells Cornett. Gary was a coal miner, member of the VFW 5171, and believed in the Holiness faith.
He is survived by his mother, Joann Davis; sons, Gary Mitchell Cornett of Somerset, KY and Gary Christopher Cornett of Reno, Nevada; sister, Patty Harris; grandchild, Amber Ison; and a host of other family and friends.
No funeral services will be held at this time.
James Reynolds Sr.
James Paul Reynolds, Sr., age 81, Rosspoint, KY passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013 at his home after a short illness. He was born December 23, 1931 in Pennington Gap, VA, the son of the late James Henry and Hattie Stewart Reynolds.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Floyd and Wilburn Reynolds; his sisters: Stella Rutherford and Bernice Hill; brother-in-law, Ronnie Lundy; sons-in-law: Jerry Lee Sharpe and Homer C. Shumate. Paul attended Rosspoint Church of Christ. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Loyall American Legion Post #273 for over 50 years and served as officer of various offices. He retired from Cooper Industries (National Coil) after 33 years of service. He was a devoted husband, father, papaw, and son.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Kathryn Reynolds; his children: Linda (Jim) Inman, Maryville, TN, Denise R Shumate, Middlesboro, KY, Paula (Tim) Skidmore, Harlan, KY, and James Paul "Jim" (Sarah) Reynolds, Jr., Junction City, KS; grandchildren: Kaitlyn Skidmore, Jamie and Kayla Inman, Trey and Hannah Reynolds, Jessica (Michael) Justice and their children: Morgan, Olivia, and Stephen, Stuart Sharpe and his children: Jeremy, Lindsey, and Logan Sharpe, Jeffrey (Bridgette) Sharpe and children: Daniel Sharpe, Jenna (Wesley) Brooks and son, Carson, Caitlin and David Sharpe; brother, Ralph (Betty) Reynolds, Pennington Gap, VA; sisters-in-law: Diane (Jerome) Smallwood and Darlene Mills, both of Pekin, IL; brothers-in-law: Roland (Joann) Lundy, Olin Lundy, and Stan (Kathy) Lundy, all of Pekin, IL; and a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.
Funeral service will be 8 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2013 at Henson-Rich Funeral Home in Harlan, KY with Rev. Doyle Wallace and Elder Bill Ellis officiating. Music will be provided by Bonnie Daniels and Jake Ravizee. Pallbearers will be Bill Ellis, Tim Skidmore, Elmer and Gordon Reynolds, Michael Reynolds, Marty and Tim Blevins, Morris (Bud) Wallace, Jack Huff, Jerome Smallwood, Roland, Olin, and Stan Lundy. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, VA.
Military Honors will be provided by the Harlan Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2013 at Henson-Rich Funeral Home.
Shumate Funeral Home of Middlesboro is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary courtesy of Henson & Rich Funeral Home.
Jimmy Lee Jackson, age 67, departed this life on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Bethlehem, GA. Jimmy was born on December 21, 1945. He was the son of the late Lee Edward Jackson and Vida Turner (Jackson) Sheback and his step-father, Tom Sheback. He was a retired United Mine Worker, having worked for Scotia Coal and for Arch Minerals. Jim was proud of his service in the Viet Nam conflict, where he served in the Air Force for four years. He was a member of the Blair Baptist Church. There was no truer Kentucky Wildcat Fan than Jim.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lee Edward Jackson; mother, Vida Sheback; and brother, Tim Sheback.
Jim is survived by his wife, Mary Lynn (Craiger) Jackson; sons, Michael (Terina) Jackson of Louisiana and Gregory (Susan) Jackson of Bowling Green, KY; step-daughter, Candace (Shay) Free of Georgia; five grandchildren, whom he adored, Alyssa Jackson, Arynn Jackson, Hannah Jackson, Cullen Allen, and Griffen Allen; brother, Tom (Wanda) Sheback; sisters, Mary (John) Chapman, Robbie (Ed) Maddon; former wife, Carolyn Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held in the Chapel of the Tri-City Funeral Home in Benham, KY on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Interment will follow in the Creech Cemetery at Blair, KY.
Tina Halcomb, age 39 of Linefork, KY, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013, at her residence. She was born May 14, 1974 in Letcher County, KY to Gillis Halcomb and Rhoda Senters Halcomb of Craft Colly, KY. Tina was a homemaker and believed in the Church of God faith.
In addition to her parents, she will be sadly missed by her children, Briauna Halcomb of Craft Colly, KY and Christian Halcomb of Linefork, KY; brother, Shane Halcomb of Craft Colly, KY; granddaughter, Aubreigh Halcomb of Craft Colly, KY; and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends in the Chapel of the Tri City Funeral Home in Benham, KY on Monday, November 25, 2013, from 6 – 8 pm.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at 1 pm with Reverend Charles Shepherd officiating. Interment will follow in the Halcomb Cemetery in Linefork, KY with family and friends serving as pallbearers.