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Ronnie Davidson

Ronnie Davidson, 74, of Barwick, died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Hazard ARH.

He was born in Hazard, July 15, 1944, the son of the late Clifford Davidson and the late Ethel Crase Davidson.  He was a United States Army Veteran as well as an Independent construction worker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Maudedella Fleming.

He is survived by his wife, Penny Davidson; one daughter, Veronica Sheffer (Todd) of Beaver Creek, OH., two sons, Michael Sweet of Hazard, Dwayne Applegate of Barwick; special cousins, Sharon and Bob Harley and Sandy and Ron Holmes; and a host of family and friends.

A Celebration of Life service was held at 4 p.m. Monday, July 1, at the First Baptist Church of Bonnyman with Rev. A.D. Pete McGee officiating.  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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Wayne Feltner

Wayne Feltner, 67, of Chavies, died Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Hazard ARH.

He was born in Glowmawr, May 5, 1952, the son of the late Harlan Feltner and the late Ruth Combs Feltner.  He was employed by Perry Co. School System as a bus driver, was a member of Community Harvest Church ad in his spare time he enjoyed Harley’s, attending car shows and watching westerns.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, John Bear Feltner and Bood Feltner.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Gilbert Feltner; two daughters, Alisha Barnett and Linda Feltner, both of Tenn.; two sons, Nathan Feltner and Jimmy Feltner, both of Tenn.; two sisters, Geraldine Sparkman, Charolett Feltner; one brother, Romas Feltner of Vicco; eight grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 1, at the Community Harvest Church with Calvin Bowling and Donnie Enfusse officiating.  Burial followed in the Carrs Fork Cemetery, Knott Co.  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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Colleen Moore

Colleen Moore, 86, of Hazard, died Sunday, June 30, 2019, at her residence.

She was born February 3, 1933, the daughter of the late Jack Horn and the late Eloise Moore Horn.  She worked as a sales clerk for Sears.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Moore.

She is survived by one daughter, Jackie Fraley of Hazard; two sons, Larry Edmond Moore of Lexington, John Kevin Moore (Rhonda) of Hazard; one brother, James L. Horn (Monica) of Inez; five grandchildren, Robin Hammond, Kelly Dobson, Bre Fraley, John Fraley and Aaron Moore; seven great grandchildren, Andrew, Emily, Madeline, Kennedy, Blyane, Jamey and Jax; two great-great grandchildren, Ashley and Olivia; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at the Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Rev. James Hamblin officiating.  Entombment followed at the Mountain View Memorial Gardens.  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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Paul Petrey Jr.

Paul Harmon Petrey Jr., 78, of Hazard, died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center.

He was born March 6, 1941, the sol of the late Paul Harmon Petrey Sr., and the late Jaqueline Bullard Petrey.  He was the Chief of Operations at People’s Bank and Trust, as well as a member of the First Baptist Church of Hazard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Stanley Petrey.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lisa Wooton Petrey; one son, Paul Harmon Petrey III of Lexington; two daughters, Margaret Petrey of Hazard and Kaki Petrey of Prospect; one brother, Jack Bullard Petrey; one sister, Sarah Strange; three grandchildren, Morgan Pelley, Cheyenne Pelley and Niamh O’ Callaghan; special pet, Boo; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the First Baptist Church of Hazard with Rev. Tim Reynolds officiating.  Visitations will be 6 p.m. -7 p.m.  Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the First Baptist Church of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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“Peanut” Smith

Lee Roy “Peanut” Smith, 77, of Columbia City, Ind., formerly of Perry County, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at his residence.

He was born in Happy, March 11, 1942, the son of the late Lloyd and Flora Burdine Smith.  He was a graduate of Dilce Combs Memorial High School, as well as a graduate of Cumberland College in Williamsburg. In 1963 after graduating college, he joined his brother Bill to open Smith Brothers Standard Oil Station. After retiring the business in 2002, he continued to operate Smith Brothers Towing & Recovery alongside his son, Kent. He was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball fan, who also enjoyed hanging out by the pool with his family and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Kevin Smith; three brothers, Earl Smith, Bill Smith and Lloyd Jr. “Sarge” Smith; as well as two sisters, Pearl Decker and Madeline Parke.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Wanda Sue Smith; one son, Kent A. Smith (Pam) of Columbia City, Ind.; one daughter, Kristi L. Jordan (A.J.) of Peru, Ind.; one daughter-in-law, Brenda J. Smith of Columbia City, Ind.; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at the Happy Freewill Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the Happy Hill Community Cemetery, Blackhawk.  Arrangements were under the direction of Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel of Hazard.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to your local Volunteer Fire Department or the Red Bird Mission at 70 Queendale Center, Beverly, KY 40913.

The guestbook may be signed at www.maggardfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Aileen Vires

Aileen Neace Vires, 67, of Chavies, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the Hazard ARH.

She was born June 27, 1951, the daughter of the late Monticello Neace and the late Edith Napier Miller.  She was retired from the United States Postal Service where she served as Postmasrter for 34 years at the Chavies Post Office.  She was a member of Davidson Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Glenn “Hoss” Neace.

She is survived by husband, Darrell Vires of Chavies; one son, Steven (Francis) Vires of Chavies; one sister, Katherine (Wayne) Neace of Hazard; grandchildren, Benjamin Vires and Evalynn Vires; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Rev. Pete Youmans officiating.  Burial followed in the Vires Cemetery, Chavies.  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.

Patsy Watts

Patsy Anna Baker Watts, 72, of Hazard, died Friday, June 28, 2019, at her residence.

She was born in Perry County, September 18, 1946; she was the daughter of the late Burnice Baker and the late Thelma Anderson Baker.  She worked as a Registered Nurse for Hazard ARH for many years; she was a member of Jimmy Swagger Ministries and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Watts.

She is survived by two daughters, Ami Riley (Frank) of Viper, Johnnie Watts (Bryan) of Viper; one son, Jason Scott Watts of Combs; one brother, Mike Baker of Nicholasville; six grandchildren, Ethan, Morgan, Kayleigh, Andy, Jason and Regan; one great-grandchild, Mason; lifelong friend and sister in Christ, Mary Jane Burns; and a host of family and friends.

No services will be held.  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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