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Virginia Moore Hylton

1941 - 2016

Virginia Moore Hylton, 75, of Louisa, KY passed away Wednesday April 20, 2016 at the Community Hospice Care Center following a long illness.

Virginia was born March 9, 1941 at Alpharetta, KY the daughter of the late Paul M. and Pauline McClure Fugitt. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two husbands Logan Moore who died in 1990 and Bill Hylton.

Survivors include two daughters; Sandra Branham and husband John of Louisa and Angela Spradlin and husband Michael of Portales, NM; a grandson John Branham and a great granddaughter Brooklyn Branham; two brothers Bobby Fugitt and Glen Fugitt; and two sisters Frances Damron and Estellene Webb.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday April 24 at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Johnny Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Sharon Raye Endicott Marcum

1941 - 2016

Sharon Raye Endicott Marcum, 74, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Wednesday April 20, 2016 following a brief illness.

Sharon was born July 11, 1941 at Sandusky, Ohio the daughter of the late Ferdinand and Elaine Morano Gruber. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband Robert Eugene Endicott, her stepfather Donald Rinker, a daughter Emma Catherine Endicott, and a granddaughter Kristi Nicole Blevins. Sharon was a retired nurse with Three Rivers Medical Center.

Survivors include her husband James B. Marcum; two daughters Donna G. Gilbert of Cynthiana, KY and Roberta Endicott-Blevins of Louisa; a son Paul David Endicott and wife Shirley of Vero Beach, FL; two step children Pam Johnson and husband Ishmael and Wayne Marcum and wife Michelle; two brothers Don Gruber and Kenny Rinker; a sister Gaye Summerall; and five grandchildren Robert Earl Endicott, Shelby Kathryn Blevins, Trevor Reece Gilbert, Caleb Johnson, and Joshua Marcum.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday April 23 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. John Goble officiating. Burial will follow in the Branham Cemetery at Clifford, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday April 22 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Mary Pauline “Polly” Pigg

1930 – 2016

Mary Pauline “Polly” Pigg, 85 of Louisa passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa.

She was born on November 20, 1930 in Teaberry, Kentucky to the late Paul and Mary Cartmell-Branham. She was a homemaker and a member of the Louisa First Methodist Church.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two sons Robert Daniel Pigg and Robert Gene Pigg; one brother Jimmy Branham and one sister Ruth Preece.

She leaves behind a loving family including one daughter Wanda O’Daniel and her husband Mike of Pikeville, Ky.; one son Bennie Paul Pigg and his wife Marlene of Paris, Ky.; five siblings Frank Branham, Peggy Adams, Oma Daniels, Barbara Manson and Hope Bevins; twelve grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren as well as a host of friends and extended family members all of whom will miss her dearly.

Funeral services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa.

Visitation will be on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 6-9 pm at Young Funeral Home.

Ralph Gene Johnson 

1938 - 2016

Ralph Gene Johnson 77 of Louisa, KY passed away April 15, 2016 at the VA Medical Center in Huntington, WV.

Ralph was born Oct. 22, 1938 at Logan, WV the son of the late Damer and Stella Watkins Johnson. He was a retired Electrician and Musician.

Survivors include two sons; Robby Johnson of Chicago, IL and Bobby Johnson of Ashland, KY; a grandson, Taz Johnson and a step grandson, Geoffrey Bowling.

In keeping with his wishes Ralph was cremated.

Care was entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Hezra Gene “Buzz” Newsome

1945 - 2016

Hezra Gene “Buzz” Newsome, 70 of Louisa passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at The Jordan Center in Louisa.

“Buzz” was born in Louisa, Kentucky on September 12, 1945 to the late Ed and Gail Meade-Newsome. He was a heavy equipment operator having worked for Elliott Construction for over 20 years.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Susie Murphy.

Mr. Newsome leaves behind a loving and devoted family including his wife of 51 years Paulette Hazlett-Newsome of Louisa; one son Paul Eugene Newsome and his wife Pam of Louisa; one daughter Carma Jean Thomas and her husband Frank of Scott Depot, WV; three grandchildren Branden Douglas West of Prestonsburg, Michelle Maynard of Guyandotte, WV and Justin Tyler Newsome of Louisa; two great grandchildren Justin Gage Maynard and Able Gannon Chapman; six step grandchildren Stephanie Fuggitt, Elizabeth Sparks, Emily Paige, Eric Paige and Alyssa Paige as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will miss him dearly.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Johnathon Hall officiating burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 6-9 pm at Young Funeral Home in Louisa.