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Carolyn Elizabeth Murphy

1944 - 2015

Carolyn Elizabeth Murphy, 70, of Catlettsburg, Ky. passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015 at her home.

She was born September 30, 1944 in Louisa, Ky. a daughter of the late Herman and Sarah Elizabeth Smith Murphy. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers, Delbert Murphy, Clayton Murphy and Roger Murphy; sisters, Willa Demmings and Marie Ortman;

Survivors include, brothers, Robert Murphy of Fallsburg, Ky.; Charles Murphy of Chillicothe, Ohio; sisters, Lois (Eddie) Chaffin of Columbus, Ohio; Herma Coons of Chillicothe, Ohio; Carrie Smith of Bainbridge, Ohio; Kathy (Larry) Bryant of Catlettsburg, Ky.; Naomi Scott of Fallsburg, Ky.; Ruth (Joe) Childers of Louisa, Ky.; Alma (Howard) Preston Louisa, Ky.; Peggy Bowen of Louisa, Ky. She will be missed by all.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Danny Clarkston officiating. Burial will follow at Murphy Cemetery, Louisa, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Saturday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Deanna Robertson

1941 - 2015

Deanna Robertson, age 73, passed Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at her home in Fort Gay West Virginia surrounded by her husband and kids.  Mrs. Robertson was born September 7, 1941 in Louisa, KY, the daughter of the late Oliver "Coon" and the late Effie (Crabtree) Mounts.

She was a Homemaker, Cosmetologist and had a passion for making quilts. 

She is survived by her Loving husband Delbert Robertson whom she married on January 17, 1959. Also five daughters: Lisa (Jesse) Young of Strawberry Plains, TN, Susie (Greg) Damron of Fort Gay, Pam Ferguson of Louisa, Debbie (Garry) Tackett of Paintsville and Brenda  Campbell and Husband Chuck of Catlettsburg Ky. Also surviving are two sons: Danny Robertson and wife Tina of Catlettsburg and Delbert Jr Robertson and wife Nellie of Louisa, Ky. Mrs. Robertson also leaves behind 16 Grandchildren and 14 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 am on Saturday May 9, 2013 at the Wilson Funeral Home Louisa Ky. Burial will follow in the Robertson Cemetery in Fort Gay West Virginia. Rev. Tom Kitts will be officiating.

Friends may call Friday May 8, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home

All arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home. “Our family serving your family”

Online condolences can be made at

Ronald Glenn Scribner

1953 - 2015

Ronald Glenn Scribner, 61, of Louisa, Ky. passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015 at his home.

He was born September 20, 1953 in Brown City, MI a son of the late Billy Edward and Helen Geneva Curtis Scribner. He was a retired Union Laborer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by, step-son, Michael Boyd; and sister, Carol White.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Juanita Harmon of Louisa, Ky.; daughters, Melissa McKiney of Vero Beach, Fla.; Chasity Didio of Tampa, Fla.; sons, Daniel and Ronald Scribner of Florence, Kentucky; step-son, Mark Harmon of Lexington, Ky.; Step-mother, Alice Scribner of NC; brothers, Edward Bill Scribner of Spout Springs, NC; Roger Scribner of Jackson, MI; sisters, Jill Lindquist of Deland, Fla.; Sandy Campbell of Port Orange, Fla.; Patty McPhall of Mesa, Arizona; Theresa Wilkinson of Deland, Fla.; 9 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 pm Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Elizabeth Sammons

1945 - 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Elizabeth Susan “Libby” Delong Sammons, age 69, passed away peacefully at home after a three year battle with cancer on Sunday, May 3, 2015.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Capital City Christian Church with Dr. Steve Pattison officiating.  Family and friends will be received at the church prior to the service beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

An additional Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Louisa United Methodist Church with visitation beginning at noon.  Interment will follow in Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

A native of Louisa, Kentucky, she was born October 13, 1945.  She was the only child of Arvel Delong and the late Garna Sena Manda Rose Delong.  She was a retired employee of the Local Health Services Branch, Department of Public Health, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and remained a dedicated advocate for public health services.   Libby was a devoted member of Capital City Christian Church.  She was an avid reader, enjoyed following the UK basketball teams, was a gifted pianist and will be fondly remembered by her many piano students.

Libby is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, John M. Sammons; her children, David A. Blair (Cathy), Lawrenceburg, Susann Barrett (Mark), Hilliard, OH, Kristi King (John), Honey Brook, PA, Kobey Ruppert (Melinda), Mechanicsville, MD, Kami Groft (Gino), Hanover, PA, Kelly Ruppert (Cheli), Kyle, TX;  and 13 grandchildren.  In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Brogan Kade Ruppert.

Her family encourages expressions of sympathy to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, Frankfort, KY and Wilson Funeral Home, Louisa, KY.  Condolences may be shared via the online guestbooks at and   

George B. Kidd

1964 - 2015 

George B. Kidd, 50 of Fallsburg, KY passed away Saturday May 2, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital following a brief illness.

George was born June 9, 1964 at Honaker, KY the son of the late F. B. Kidd Sr. and Ima Jean Case Kidd. He was a self-employed carpenter.

Survivors include his loving wife Angela Delong Kidd, two sons Brenton and Ryan Kidd both at home; three brothers Osmund Kidd Sr. Darrell Kidd, and F. B. Kidd Jr.; two sisters Della Gearhart and Goldie Newsome.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday May 5 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call after 11:00 am Tuesday at the Wilson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.