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Diana Lynn Thompson


Diana Lynn Ailiff-Thompson, 67 of Paris, Kentucky passed away at home on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

She was born on October 25, 1948 in Fiarmont, WV. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Gay and was a homemaker.

Diana was preceded in death by her parents Frank and June Dee May-Ailiff as well as one brother Daniel Lee Ailiff.

Left behind to cherish her memory is a loving family including her husband Jack Thompson of Paris; two sons Michael David (Pamela) Thompson of Georgetown, KY and Darren Lee (Jamie) Thompson of Bristol, IN; one daughter Jacqueline (Chad) Meade of Georgetown; five grandchildren Brian Michael Thompson, Britney Lynn Thompson, Makayla Lynn Meade, DJ Thompson and Austin Douglas Meade as well as nieces, nephews, friends and extended family members all of whom will miss her dearly.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Johnny Maynard officiating, burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery East.

Visitation for friends and family will be on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home. 

Online condolences maybe left for the family at

Charles Ray Sammons

1949 --2016

Charles Ray Sammons, 66, of Clifford, Kentucky passed away Tuesday September 6, 2016 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky following a long illness.

Charles Ray was born September 29, 1949 at Louisa, Kentucky to the late Frank and Delphia Sammons. Although being disabled for serveral years, Cahrles Ray loved life and being with his family and many friends. He recently was saved and accepted Jesus Christ as his lord and savior.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Franklin Ray Sammons and his stepfather William H. Dillon.

He is survived by his wife of forty-five years Peggy Muncy-Sammons of Clifford; one son Charles and Heather Carroll-Sammons, Jr. and two grandchildren Norah Christine and Susannah Hope Sammons all of Salisbury, North Carolina as well as many friends and extended family all of whom will miss him dearly.

Funeral Services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 11:00 am with Pastor Phillip Kirk officiating, burial will follow at the Martin-Sammons Cemetery at Clifford.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 5-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at

Steven Chase Winn 

1993 -- 2016

Steven Chase Winn passed away at State Street in Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Louisa, Kentucky on August 28, 2016 at the age of 23.

Chase is predeceased by Jimmy Ed Johnson his Maternal Grandfather, Poppy Winn his Paternal Grandfather, also a special Grandfather Dave “Poppy” McGraw. He also lost a very special Uncle David “Butchie” Wellman.

Chase is lovingly remembered by his Mother & Best Friend Michelle Tharpe, and his Nana Gloria Johnson (Who was also his world). His Uncle Jim & Aunt Cherith Johnson. His special Aunt Leslie “Ezzie” Wellman. Two cousins, Asia & Josh Hatfield with their son Liam of Louisa. Tori & Josh Ratliff with their two sons, Bennie & Keegan of Georgetown, Kentucky. His Aunt Susan Wilson. Special friends Fred & Carrie Collins. Also his father Jimmie Winn (Angelene Boyd) of Prestonsburg. His Brother Josh Winn and two sisters Kayla Lakes and Natalie Napier.

Chase was born in Louisa, Kentucky on March 4, 1993. He graduated from Lawrence County High School in 2011 and was working on his degree in Psychology from the University of Kentucky; he was a senior this year. Chase worked as a supervisor at UPS.

Chase enjoyed Cycling, Hiking, Traveling, Water Sports and helping others. He loved being the life of the party! He did not know a stranger.

Chase is also lovingly remembered by his brothers and sisters, who were also my kids; Joe Hay, Carol Koh, Meng Zhang, Cody Moore, Anthony Evens, Colin Homes, Seth Rigsby, Michael J. Geddes Skelding, Jessica Thornsbury, Hunter James, Coty Hobbs, Brooke Keesee, Aaron Rigsby, Kendra Boyer, Janie Kegley and his special friend Allison Nelson.

There will be a Memorial Celebration held at Young Funeral Home Chapel in Louisa on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2 pm. Please dress Casual, Chase would want it that way - Everyone comfortable.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association, PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693 or to The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA, 22312.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at


Margaret Mary Mahoney

1944 -- 2016

Margaret Mary Mahoney, 72, of Louisa passed away Sunday at the Three Rivers Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mrs. Mahoney was born Feb. 24, 1944 at New Foundland Canada, the daughter of the late Gerald and Mary Quirk Tilley. She was homemaker and a member of the Garden of Hope Church.

Survivors include her husband Michael Mahoney; a son Matthew Riess; a brother Gerald Tilley; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Malen Johnson

1952 -- 2016

Malen Johnson, 64, of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord on Sept. 3, 2016 following a brief illness.

Malen was born April 16, 1952 at Nolan, WV the son of the late Lewis and Sylvia Stafford Johnson. He was a retired Electronic Technician and a member of the Church of God in Christ Jesus.

Survivors include his loving wife Linda Adkins Johnson; a son Malen Johnson Jr.; two grandchildren Elizabeth Nicole Johnson and Camron Taylor Johnson; a sister Hope Adams; three brothers Joseph Johnson, Ishmael Johnson, and Homer Johnson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Sept. 7 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Joseph Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at the Church of God in Christ Jesus Cemetery at Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday Sept. 6 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.