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Melissa Gail Asher

Melissa Asher

Melissa Gail Asher, 52, of Wooton, died Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care.

She was born in Perry County, January 14, 1968, the daughter of Marlene Morris Cornett and the late Fred Cornett. She was a clerk for Hazard ARH as well as a member of McIntosh Church of God.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by one daughter, Samantha Asher of Lexington; one son, Billy Asher (Kirsten) of Frankfort; two sisters, Teresa D. Cornett (Bill) of Wooton, Geraldine Gibson of Smilax; two brothers, Samuel Cornett (Cindy) of Nicholasville, Freddie Cornett Jr. (Amy) of Nicholasville; two grandchildren, Kari and Blakely; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. Monday, February 3, at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Ronnie Lee Melton and Eugene F. Roberts officiating. Burial followed in the Cornett Family Cemetery, Wooton. 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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Calvin Wayne Bowling

Calvin Bowling

Calvin Wayne Bowling, 40, of Gays Creek, died Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at Clark Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Hazard, September 27, 1979, the son of Calvin and Carol Bowling of Gays Creek. He loved working on cars, spending time with his son and playing music.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Carla Bowling of Campton; two sons, Dalton Wayne Bowling of Hazard, Jaxon Issac Blaze Bowling of Campton; brother, Oscar Paul Bowling of Gays Creek; sister, Billie Caldwell (Scotty) of Gays Creek; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 31 at Community Harvest Church with Buddy Turner officiating. Burial followed in the Smith & Stidham Cemetery, Gays 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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Mary Ann Burkhart

Mary Burkhart

Mary Ann Burkhart, 83, of Emmalena, died Monday, January 27, 2020 at Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 31, at the Engle-Bowling Funeral Home with Anthony Mullins and Teddy Bailey officiating. Burial followed in the Ritchie Family Cemetery, Emmalena. Arrangements were under the direction of Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard.

The guestbook may be signed at www.englebowlingfuneralhome.com

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Lowell Campbell

Lowell Campbell

Lowell Campbell, 80, of Hazard, died Saturday, February 1, 2020, at Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center.

He was born in Perry County, June 12, 1939, the son of the late Seldon Campbell and the late Octave Barnett Campbell. He was well known building contractor throughout Perry County, as well as a United States Marine Corp. veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Ann Neace Campbell; one sister, Josephine; as well as five brothers, Kermit, Kyle, Ray, Arvil and Michael Campbell.

He is survived by one daughter, Tammy Back (Mike) of Clayhole; two sons, Halbert Campbell (Donna) of Rowdy, Rodney Campbell of Rowdy; two sisters, Jean Hale of Dayton, OH, Glenda Feltner of Ind.; five brothers, Larry Campbell of Rowdy, Emmitt Campbell of Breathitt County, Charles Campbell of Ind., Burchell Campbell of OH, Arvin Campbell of Richmond; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 4 at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Eldon Miller and Emmitt Campbell officiating. Burial followed in the Hayes Cemetery, Rowdy. 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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Thomas M. Erwin

Thomas Erwin

Thomas M. Erwin, 66, of Hazard, died Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at Hazard ARH.

He was born January 13, 1954, the son of the late Farris Erwin and the late Gertrude Reynolds Erwin. He worked as a diesel mechanic for Wayne Supply.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary and James Erwin.

He is survived by two daughters, Melanie Erwin Pennington (Patrick) of Hazard, Jennifer Erwin of Hazard; one son, Gregg Erwin of Lexington; seven grandchildren, Thomas Jagger Fields, Jayden Fields, Chase Pennington, Ryder Erskine, Asher Pennington, Hank Pennington, and Harper Pennington; mother of this children, Diane Erwin Logan; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, February 2 at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Rev. Butch Pennington officiating. Burial followed in the Erwin Family Cemetery, Olive Hill. 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.

Carl Hall

Carl B. Hall, 76, of London, died Sunday, February 2, 2020 at his residence.

He was the son of the late Robert and Melissa Williams Hall. He was a member of the Tabernacle of God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marsetta Haley Hall.

He is survived by three daughters, Charlotte Philpot (Delmas) of London, Carlena Hall (Lynnville Miller) of London, Michelle Grubb (Michael) of London; three sons, Carl S. Hall (Joy) of Corbin, John Hall (Kacy) of London, David Burns, Jr. of London; 18 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and a host of other family and special friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, at the House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Mike Dixon officiating. Burial followed in the Locust Grove Cemetery, London. Courtesy obituary 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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Devon Hamblin

Devon Hamblin

Devon Hamblin, 56, of Lexington, died Saturday, February 1, 2020 at U.K. Medical Center.

He was the son of the late Walter Hamblin and the late Ruby Milam Hamblin. He was as hard of a worker as you would have ever met. He never complained about anything a day in his life. In his own words “I love my family more than anything and they come first.” He loved taking his wife, of 37 years, on long jeep rides with the top down. He loved teaching his two boys, Jason and Nathan the ways of the world, ranging from money management to fixing things throughout the house or out in the garage. He was very proud of his boys, but especially proud of his grandchildren, Hayden, Lindsey, and Lucas. One of his favorite things to do was to watch them play ball. He was a great husband, father, grandfather, and worker that will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. “We love you too Papa.”

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Irma Loudin and Margaret Hamblin; one brother, Aaron Hamblin; sister-in-law, Ruth Hamblin.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Rhodus Hamblin of Nicholasville; two sons, Jason Hamblin (Crystal) of Nicholasville, Nathan Hamblin (Marylee) of Wilmore; two sisters, Martha Hargis (Don) of Lexington, Myrtle Fugate (Cisco) of Hazard; three brothers, Ader Hamblin of Hazard, Amos Hamblin (Deborah) of Hazard, A.J. Hamblin (Patsy) of Hazard; three grandchildren; and a host of other family and special friends survive.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 6 at the Milam Cemetery, Krypton. Arrangements were under the direction of Engle-Bowling Funeral Home of Hazard.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Donna Hamblin to help with medical and final expenses.

The guestbook may be signed at www.englebowlingfuneralhome.com

This is a paid obituary.

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Elbert Mullins Jr

Elbert Mullins Jr.

Elbert Mullins Jr., 69, of Sassafras, died Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at his residence.

He was born June 14, 1950, the son of the late Elbert Mullins Sr. and the late Willa Mae Marcum Mullins. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a retired coal miner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Joey Mullins; one daughter, Sandra Everidge; two brothers, Robert and Harvey Mullins; and one granddaughter, Kimberly Everidge.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lois Bailey Mullins; one daughter, Valerie Fields (Matthew) of Vicco; one son, Paul Mullins (Shelby) of Sassafras; 13 grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. Saturday, February 1 at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with J.T. Eversole officiating. Burial followed in the Defiance Cemetery, Happy. 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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Mabel Virginia Smith

Mabel Smith

Mabel Virginia Smith, 91, of Sixteen Mile Creek, died Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at St. Joseph Hospice Care.

She was born March 19, 1928, the daughter of the late Andrew Campbell and the late Rachel Gwin Campbell. She enjoyed spending her time sewing, quilting, crocheting, cooking and gardening. She was a member of Hunter Memorial Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Smith; two sons, Claude Date Smith and Clyde Eldred Smith; two brothers, Robert and Pearl Campbell; and five sisters, Lula Jones, Elvria Campbell, Martha Alice White, Belvia Gwin and Margaret Piburn.

She is survived by one daughter, Floretta Brumley (Don) of Versailles; one son, Lloyd Dean Smith of Hazard; special nephew, Bobby Gene Campbell; seven grandchildren, Tressa Milburn (Bradley), Krista Collier (Matthew), Kami Brumley, Dena Smith, Deric Smith, V.J. Fugate and Tabitha Hatcher; six great grandchildren, Emmy Collier, Beckham Milburn, Arabella Collier, Liam Fugate, Shawn Miller and Paige Johnson; and a host of very loved nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 2, at Maggard’s Mtn. View Chapel with Rev. Densmore Goodson officiating. Burial followed in the Campbell Cemetery, Sixteen Mile 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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William Alex Smith

William Smith

William Alex Smith, 57, of Hazard, died Thursday, January 30, 2020 at U.K. Medical Center.

He was born in Cincinnati, OH, May 22, 1962, the son of the late John Smith and the late Maxine Dykes Smith. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, camping and horseback-riding.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Karen Smith of Hazard; three sons, William Franklin Smith (Tiffany) of Manchester, Charles “Chucky” Williams (Amanda) of Shelbyville, Mason Coots of Hazard; three daughters, Jessica Spicer (Eddie) of Combs, Bridgette Brown (Trent) of Hazard, Megan Smith of Hazard; brother, Frank Smith (Pattie) of Combs; three sisters, Myrtle Gail Smith of Hazard, Nora Reeves of Tenn., Angelia Hall (Wendall) of Hazard; 11 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, February 3, at Engle-Bowling Funeral Home with Johnny Akers and James Cornett officiating. Burial followed in the Riverside Cemetery, Hazard. 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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