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Raleigh Lloyd Craig Sr.

Raleigh Lloyd Craig Sr., husband of Carol Kissick Craig, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2011. He was a 72 year old native of Magoffin County, the son of the late James Albert and Bertha Stephens Craig, an Army veteran, retired police officer, and a member of the Church of God, Masons, and F.O.P. In addition to his wife, he is survived by 3 sons, Raleigh “Butch” Craig Jr. of Win-chester, Steve and Scott Rose, both of Lexington, 2 daughters, Debbie Fawley of Winamac, Indiana and Linda Forte of Knox, Indiana, a stepson, Greg Kissick of Mt. Sterling, 9 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, a brother, Adam Craig, and a sister, Mary Lou Pickett, both of Winamac, Indiana, special mother-in-law, Marietta Curtis, a sister-in-law, Velda Craig, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. His funeral will be 1:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Winchester Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Tuesday. Sign/View Guestbook

Robert "Bobby" Jones

Robert “Bobby” Jones, widower of Peggy Kelley Jones, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2011. He was a 69 year old native of Montgomery County, the son of the late William B. Jones and Mary Liza Rice, retired Battalion Chief from the Montgomery County Fire Department after 30 years, and a member of High Street Christian Church. He is survived by 2 daughters, Nawasca (Adrian) Franklin and Trinia (Chris) Clemons, both of Mt. Sterling, 2 granddaughters, Adreonna Franklin and Jada Clemons, 3 sisters, Carolyn Toliver of Dayton, Ohio, Elizabeth (Al) Lewis of Stone Mountain, Georgia, and Robineil Jamison of Frankfort, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. His funeral will be 1:00 Saturday at High Street Christian Church with burial in Olive Hill Cemetery. Visitation is 11-1:00 Saturday at the church. Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements. Sign/View Guestbook

Lucy Byrd Turner

Lucy Byrd Turner, widow of Pryce Turner, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2011. She was a 71 year old native of Montgomery County, the daughter of the late Berry Newton and Addie Lynam Byrd, a housewife and a member of the Pentecostal Church. She is survived by 5 daughters, Peggy Parker, Mary Rothwell and Billie Turner, all of Mt. Sterling, Heather Adkins of Jeffersonville and Janett Turner of North Middletown, 5 sons, Jerry Turner of Jeffersonville, Robert Turner of Midway, David Turner of North Middletown, Christopher and Jimmy Turner, both of Mt. Sterling, 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mary Byrd Lee of Mt. Sterling. Her funeral will be 1:00 Friday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Amburgey-Lovely Cemetery. Visitation is 5-9:00 Thursday.Sign/View Guestbook

Arthur Johnson Sr.

Arthur Johnson Sr., husband of Ellie Nunn Johnson, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2011. He was a 70 year old native of Montgomery County, the son of the late Charlie and Stella Martin Johnson, a retired painter and a member of the Pentecostal Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by 2 sons, Billy Johnson and Arthur Jr. (Peggy) Johnson, all of Mt. Sterling, 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. His funeral will be 11:00 Thursday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in West-Martin Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Wednesday.Sign/View Guestbook

Elaine Marie Harmon Watson

Elaine Marie Harmon Watson, widow of Jack Watson, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2011. She was a 68 year old native of Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Lawrence William and Elizabeth Marie Felt Harmon, a housewife and a member of the Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth (Randall) Peters of Mt. Sterling, 2 sons, Ed (Vicky) Watson and Mike (Jennifer) Watson, both of Huber Heights, Ohio, 8 grandchildren, and a brother, Edward Harmon of Dayton, Ohio. Her funeral will be 11:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Tuesday.Sign/View Guestbook

Thornton Prater

Thornton Prater, widower of Shirley Ashley Prater, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2011. He was a 75 year old native of Morgan County, the son of the late Elzie and Carrie Mae Morris Prater, retired owner and operator of Prater’s Furniture, and a member of the Christian faith. He is survived by 3 daughters, Donna Walters of Jeffersonville, Judy Watkins and Tina Lawson, both of Mt. Sterling, a son, Elzie Thornton Prater Jr. of Mt. Sterling, 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 5 brothers, Homer, Jackie, Terry, Dale and Lanny Prater, all of Morgan County. His funeral will be 2:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Prater-Watkins Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Tuesday.Sign/View Guestbook

Maudie Wagers Taulbee

Maudie Wagers Taulbee, widow of Smith Taulbee, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2011. She was a 95 year old native of Magoffin County, the daughter of the late Emory and Carrie Ann Rudd Wagers, a homemaker and a member of Fayette Chapel United Baptist Church. She is survived by 3 daughters, Shirley (Walter) Collins and Eloise (Odis Jr.) Martin, all of Winchester, and Barbara (Anthony Duane) Bellamy of Jeffersonville, 2 grandsons, Scott (Vicky) Martin of Mt. Sterling and Brian Collins of Lexington, 2 great-grandchildren, Daniel Martin of Mt. Sterling and Chris Collins of Winchester, and 2 sisters, Lucy Brown of Lexington and Genova Wright of Ohio. Her funeral will be 11:00 Wednesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Amburgey-Lovely Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Tuesday. Contributions are suggested to Fayette Chapel United Baptist Church, c/o Milton McKensta, 4014 Deleney Ferry Rd., Versailles, Ky 40383.Sign/View Guestbook

Clifford Cornwell

Clifford Cornwell passed away Saturday, January 15, 2011. He was a 69 year old native of Salt Lick, the son of the late Clinton and Narcissa Pergram Cornwell, a retired construction worker and farmer and a member of the Pentecostal Church. He is survived by 2 daughters, Beulah Richards of Owingsville, and Sharon Burberry of Paris, a son, Clifford Cornwell of Paris, 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, Anna Lou Trimble of Owingsville and Phyllis Cornwell of Mt. Sterling, and a brother, Herbert Cornwell of Mt. Sterling. His funeral will be 1:00 Thursday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Little Slate Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Wednesday.Sign/View Guestbook

Harold T. Vice

Harold T. Vice of Owingsville passed away Saturday, January 15, 2011. He was a 69 year old native of Nicholas County, the son of the late Marion Thomas Vice and Gladys Shields Vice Triplett, a retired employee from A.O. Smith, and a member of the Christian faith. He is survived by 4 sisters, Coretta (William) Crump and Joyce (Ralph) Smathers, both of Sharpsburg and Nancy Hart and Jeannette (Tommy) Orme, both of Mt. Sterling. His funeral will be 1:00 Tuesday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Longview Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8:00 Monday.Sign/View Guestbook

Ronnie Arnett

Ronnie Arnett passed away Thursday, January 13, 2011. He was born April 9, 1944 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the union of the late Carvel and Jewell Scott Arnett. He was a farmer and a member of the Baptist Church. He is survived by 4 sons, Bobby (Pam) Arnett, Tony (Kathy) Arnett and Jeffery (Melissa) Arnett, all of Mt. Sterling and Billy W. (Jane) Arnett of Monticello, 8 grandchildren, Chris, Kim, Logan, Amanda, Sarah, Justin, Jordon and Jacob Arnett, 2 great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Rogers and Addison Arnett, a brother, William Arnett of Mt. Sterling, and 2 nephews, Randall and James Arnett. His funeral will be 1:00 Monday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8:00 Sunday.Sign/View Guestbook