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Charles Paul Maynard

1947 - 2016

Charles Paul Maynard, 69, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Kentucky.

Charles was born May 2, 1947 in Chatteroi, WV a son of the late Alex Dan and Garnett Hammond Maynard. Charles was a retired maintenance worker for Martin County Coal and also worked for Bob Crum's Body Shop. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Alex Danny Maynard Jr. who passed away in 2012, and was a member of Buchannon Chapel Church for more than 20 years.

Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Linda Sue Lee Maynard of Louisa, Ky.; one son, Michael L. Maynard of Louisa, Kentucky; grandson, Cody L. Maynard of Louisa, Kentucky; sisters, Patsy (Lonnie) Ratliff of Martin Co. Ky.; Cathy (Keith) Bradley of Louisa, Ky.; Ken Maynard also of Louisa, Ky.; A host of extended family and friends, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 PM Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Keith Workman and Lonnie Ratliff officiating. Burial will follow at the Hammond Cemetery, Clifford, Ky.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 9:00 PM Wednesday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Ronnie Castle

1953 – 2016

Ronnie Castle, 62, of Louisa passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia.

Ronnie was born on December 28, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Elwood and Gwendolyn Adams-Castle. He was a Mason with the Richardson Masonic Lodge and was a member of Belles Chapel Church. Mr. Castle was a Team Leader with AEP at the Big Sandy Plant for 39 years.

He leaves behind a loving family including his wife of 32 years Glenna Hughes-Castle of Louisa; two sons Ronald Castle of Mount Sidney, VA and Adam Castle of Louisa, KY; two daughters Amy Castle-Phillips of Inez, KY and Katie Castle-Parson of Louisa, KY; two brothers Delmas “Doc” Castle of Louisa and Steven Castle of Fort Gay, WV; one sister Glenna Kimmel of Messa, AZ; he was a proud papaw of five grandkids, Braiden Castle, Zachary Castle, Kylan Castle, Harvey Parson and Hattie Castle,  as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will miss him dearly.

Funeral Services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Gardens in Louisa.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 6-9 pm and Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6-9 pm.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Johnny Hughes 

1975 - 2016

Johnny Hughes 40 of Fort Gay, WV passed away Sunday May 1, 2016 at his home.

Johnny was born July 7, 1975 in Huntington, WV the son of Shirley Marcum Bradley and the late John W. Hughes. In addition to his father Johnny is preceded in death by a brother, James Earsel Hughes. He was a disabled nurse aid.

Survivors include a daughter Shelby Desiree Hughes of Louisa, his mother Shirley Marcum Bradley of Fort Gay, WV, a sister Sonya Varney of Hurricane, WV, and his maternal grandfather Earsel Marcum also of Fort Gay.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday May 4, at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Denny Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

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

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Hazel Marie Kelly

1929 – 2016

Hazel Marie Griffith-Kelly, 86 of Martha, Kentucky passed away at home on Monday, May 2, 2016.

She was born on November 11, 1929 in Martha, Kentucky to the late Allen T. and Mollie Cantrell-Griffith. She was a homemaker and loved her family dearly.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ashley Herald Kelly; a grandson Wesley Shane Fyfee; one sister Tera Evans and one brother Beecher Griffith.

Survivors include two daughters Karen (Lee) Gallosa of Paintsville and Diana (Kenny) Ferguson of Flat Gap; one brother Billy H. Griffith of Ashville, Ohio; 4 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 12:00 pm at the Young Funeral Home – Chapel with Rev. Josh Ramey and Rev. Martin Green. Burial will follow at the Sturgill Cemetery at Martha. Visitation will be Thursday after 10:00 am at the Young Funeral Home – Chapel.

Online Condolences may be left for the family at

Vivian Opal Caudill

1926 - 2016

Vivian Opal Caudill, 89, of Louisa, Ky. passed on to her eternal resting home on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

She was preceded in death in 2006 by her beloved husband of 60 years, Harold Caudill.

Opal was born in Webbville, Ky., December 1, 1926, the daughter of the late Dewey and Lena Murphy Hensley. She was a homemaker and a member of the United Baptist Church.

Opal was a devoted mother and grandmother to her three daughters, Julia Caudill-Buchanon of Louisa, Deborah (Leslie) Peck of Louisa, and Sandra (Roger) Leedy of Fort Gay, and her only son James (Cindy) of Fort Gay, 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Additional survivors include four sisters, Martha Jane Moore, of Louisa, Irene Mulkey, of Grayson, Patty Blevins, of Webbville, Geraldine Withers, of Martinez, GA, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Young Funeral Home in Louisa, Ky from 6pm - 9pm on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11AM Wednesday, May 4 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.