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Naomi Campbell

Naomi Jane Campbell, 41, of Hazard, died Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at her residence.

She was born in Whitesburg, February 13, 1979, the daughter of Donna Campbell Sexton and the late John Sexton.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Arlis Dean Campbell; two daughters, Emily Paige Sexton (Bill) of Hazard, Molly Elizabeth Holland (Jesse) of Hazard; one son, Noah Austin Sturgill of Whitesburg; one sister, Mary Elizabeth Sexton of Hazard; one brother, Jonathan Sexton (Michelle) of Happy; four grandchildren, Brylon, Luke, Bentley and Eliza; special nieces, Brandi, Becca, Brittany and Kelsey; special nephews, John, Jacob, Zachary, Cody and Taylor; special friends, Jennifer, Janice and Keith; and a host of friends and family.

There will be no services held at this time. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard Brothers Funeral Home of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Eliza Caudill

Eliza Ann Caudill, 77, of Vicco, died Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.

She was born in Perry County, October 27, 1943, the daughter of the late Ward Farler and the late Eva Smith Farler. She worked as a cook for 30 years at R.W. Combs School, and a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Hiner.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Alexander, Eugene and Earl Farler.

She is survived by two daughters, Vickie Sexton (Ricky) of Vicco, Lisa Kelly (Greg) of Delphia; one brother, James Farler of Vicco; six grandchildren, Jost Kelly (Kathy), Jessica Salmons (Steven), Brandon Quinones (Natesha), Christopher Williams, Trey Sexton and Stephanie Sexton (Rodney); ten great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends. A special thanks to Ricky Sexton for helping with her care.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 1, at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Jesse Paul Wagers officiating. Burial followed in the Baker Cemetery, Vicco. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Roger Combs

Roger Combs, 84, formerly of Hazard, died Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at the Nim Henson Geriatric Center in Jackson.

He was born in Madisonville, January 01, 1937, the son of the late Dr. Lyndon F. Combs and the late Blanche Campbell Combs. He was a former Hazard Fire Fighter, Perry County Constable of District 2, Perry County Deputy Jailor, City of Hazard Court Judge, a bailiff of Perry District Court and a private business owner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in the death by one son, Jim D. Combs; one brother, Dr. Roland Combs and one infant sister.

He is survived by one son, Lyndon F. Combs of Hazard; one granddaughter, Stephanie Marie Combs; ex-wife, Edna Mae Combs; and a host of family and friends.

No services will be held at this time. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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James Davidson

James M. Davidson, 80, of Busy, died Thursday, January 28, 2021, at the Bluegrass Care Navigators.

He was born in Stanford, June 4, 1940, the son of the late Greenberry Davidson and the late Ruby Davidson. He was a member of the Krypton Masonic Lodge #905, Past Master of Krypton and Hardburly, Helped Institute The Eastern Star at Krypton, Member of the Shriners and Hillbilly Outhouse #1 as well as a Member of the Victory Lighthouse Church.

In addition to his parents, he preceded in death by one son, Jerry Engle; one daughter, Molly Katrina Davidson; two sisters, Norma Lee Davidson and Lillie Mae Campbell; two brother-in-law’s, Carl Campbell and Willie Campbell.

He is survived by his wife, Genevieve Engle Davidson of Busy; five sons, Jimmy Davidson (Ramona) of Busy, Mike Davidson (Lillie) of Gays Creek, Huey Davidson (Tammy) of St. Louis, Mo., Danny Davidson (Lisa) of Christopher, Peyton Engle of Busy; three daughters, Rebecca Messer (Arlie) of Christopher, Nicole Engle of Busy, Jerrica Engle of Busy; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 31, at Engle-Bowling Funeral Home with Larry Gross and Henry Fugate officiating. Burial followed in the Campbell Cemetery, Campbell’s Creek. Arrangements were under the direction of Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.englebowlingfuneralhome.com

This is a paid obituary.

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James Hatton Jr.

James W. Hatton Jr., 73, of Hazard died Saturday, January 30, 2021, at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center.

He was born November 1, 1947, in Perry County, the son of the late James Hatton Sr., and the late Susie Baker Hatton. He was a United States Air Force Veteran, the owner of Hatton Trucking Company, A HAM Radio Operator and a member of the Hunter Memorial Baptist Church in Lost Creek, as well as the Masonic Lodge 905 in Krypton.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Deborah Jones Hatton; one daughter, Jamie Combs (Ethan) of Nicholasville; one son, James William Hatton II of Hazard; one sister, Sharon Hatton of Lost Creek; one brother, John Hatton of Lost Creek; two grandchildren, Morgan Combs and Jordan Combs (Hayley); beloved pet, Maggie; special friend, Donovan Smith; and a loving host of family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 2 at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Rev. Densmore Goodson officiating. Burial followed in the Jones Cemetery, Lost Creek. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Johnny Napier

Johnny Ray Napier, 64, of Hazard, died Monday, February 1, 2021 at his residence.  

He was born in Floyd County, March 1, 1956 the son of Billie Reed Napier and the late Lloyd Ray Napier. He was a retired I.T. Specialist for Sykes.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by; One Daughter, Jennifer Young (Kevin) of Hazard; two sons; Justin Lawson of Hazard,Travis Lawson of Hazard, KY; two sisters; Cindy Williams (Darren), Janie Combs (Eulis Jr.); six grandchildren, Kilee Lawson, Landen Lawson, Rylan Young, Cole Lawson, Aubrey White and Maddox Lawson; and a special host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, February 4 at Maggard's Mtn. View Chapel with Ben Fugate officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the KY River Regional Animal Shelter.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

Michael L Napier

Michael L. "Mick" Napier, 66 of Salem, Ind. formerly of Hazard, died Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 7:06 pm, in Jewish Hospital of Louisville.
He was born June 30, 1954 in Benham, the son of the late Goodloe Napier Jr. and Leah S. (Zimbro) Napier. He retired in 1999, the owner of the old Napier Auto Sales in Salem. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Salem and had been a resident of Washington County since 1976. He was a 1972 graduate of Hazard High School, loved cars, racing, football and basketball and especially the Kentucky Wildcats.
On September 23, 1972 he married Gail (Martin) Napier, who survives; he is also survived by son, Andy Napier of Salem; daughter, Annie Napier of Salem and two sisters, Donna Kay (John) Bergman and Elena (Dave) Meadows of Winston-Salem, N. Car.

Due to Covid-19 concerns, cremation was chosen with a celebration of life to be planned for a later date. Arrangements were under the direction of Dawalt Funeral Home.

This is a paid obituary.

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William Phillips

William Phillips, 60, of Hazard, died Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Hazard ARH.

He was born in Hazard, May 5, 1960, the son of the late William Brian Phillips and the late Ross Sandlin Phillips. He enjoyed singing and playing guitar.

He is survived by his wife, Jessica Phillips; two daughters, Cassondra Phillips of Hazard, Sharella Phillips of Hazard; three step-daughters, Kaelynn Baxley, Shauna Baxley, Christina Brewer; one sister, Mary Phillips; three brothers, Johnny Phillips (Pam), Jeffery Phillips (Jamonica), Charlie Phillips; and a loving host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A graveside services was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 31, at Sandlin Family Cemetery. Burial followed in the Sandlin Family Cemetery, Gays Creek. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

William Sammons Jr.

William A. Sammons Jr., 80, of Lothair, died Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Hazard A.R.H.

He was born in Olive Hill, September 10, 1940, the son of the late William A. Sammons and the late Emily Sammons. He loved camping, fishing, motorcycles, and his animals. He was a Veteran having served in the United States Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, John Sammons.

He is survived by one daughter, Sharon Carter of Shelbyville; one brother, Michael Sammons of Hazard; two sisters, Stephanie Gilbert (Paul) of Winchester, Melinda Salyers of Ashland; and a host of friends survive.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were under the direction of Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.englebowlingfuneralhome.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Dale Smith

Dale Smith, 75, of Gays Creek, died Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Bluegrass Care Navigators.

He was born in Barwick, December 3, 1945, the son of the late Billy Smith and the late Mae Stidham Smith.  He enjoyed Church and flea marketing, and was a member of the Community Harvest Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson, Jonathan Dale Smith; four brothers, Oscar Smith, Leo Smith, Billy Ray Smith and Paul Vernon Smith; two sisters, Lillie Maude Slone and Dorothy Collins. 

He is survived by his wife, Armine Smith of Gays Creek; three sons, Johnny Smith (Naomi) of Grapevine, Roger Smith (Crystal) of Grapevine, Derek Roberts of Breathitt County; two daughters, Claudine Burton (Jeffrey) of Vicco, Alexis Smith of Campton; brother, Donnie Smith (Lora) of Krypton; sister, Carol Bowling (Calvin) of Gays Creek; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 31, at Community Harvest Church, Buckhorn with Pastor Calvin Bowling and Gary Riley officiating. Burial followed in the Smith-Stidham Family Cemetery, Cays Creek. Arrangements were under the direction of Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.englebowlingfuneralhome.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Marcy Walker

Marcy Combs Walker, 83, of Bonnyman, died Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at the Hazard ARH.

She was born in Hazard, July 04, 1937, the daughter of the late Robert W. Combs and the late Icy Severs Jones. She was a member of the Jeff Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in the death by her first husband, Cooley Jones and her second husband, Woodrow Walker.

She is survived by one daughter, Pamela Cornett (Greg) of Morehead; one son, Timmy Jones (Rhnea) of Chavies; two sisters, Mary Ann Grigsby of Lotts Creek, Ellen Prevet of Owenton; four grandchildren, Sam, Christopher, Marcy and Mary; two great grandchildren, Lauren and Cole.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 30, at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Steve Haddix officiating. Burial followed in the Bill Hill Cemetery, Jeff. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Estill Whitehead

Estill Whitehead, 66, of Bulan, died Sunday, January 24, 2021, at U.K. Medical Center.

He was born September 22, 1954, the son of the late Walter Whitehead and the late Gracie Campbell Whitehead. He was a retired truck driver for Perry Oil. He was a member and assistant pastor at Trinity Pentecostal Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Carolyn Whitehead; two sisters, Catherine Leavers and Juanita Rice; one brother, Bobby Whitehead; and a grandson, Hunter Gross.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Mullins; one daughter, Rebecca Lynn Feltner (William) of Booneville; two sons, Charles Estill Whitehead (Marilyn) of Booneville, Joshua Garland Whitehead (April) of West Liberty; two sisters, Hazel Hayslip, Roxie Stewart; five brothers, Raymond Whitehead, Carl Whitehead, James Whitehead, Walter Whitehead, Walter Whitehead Jr., Billy Ray Whitehead; four grandchildren, Levi, Chloe, Dalton and Carson; and host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Herbert Hicks officiating. A graveside service was held at 1:30 Thursday, January 28 at Maple Cemetery, Nicholasville. Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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