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Wilma Lynn Robertson Holder

1967 -- 2017

Wilma Lynn Robertson Holder, 50, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at her home.

She was born January 8, 1967 in Louisa, Kentucky a daughter of Eugene Robertson and the late Pearl Margaret Mounts Robertson. Lynn was a member of Oak Grove Church, a homemaker, loving mother and grandmother.

In addition to her mother (Pearl) she was preceded in death by her brother, Keith Robertson.

Survivors include, two sons, Nathaniel Cole (Vanessa) Holder of Denton, Ky.; William Robert (Jessica) Holder of Louisa, Ky.; father and step mother, Eugene and Gail Robertson of Louisa, Ky.; sisters, Karen (Tommy) Thompson of Prichard, WV.; Kathy (Kevin) Maynard of Fort Gay, WV.; Joyce (Oscar) Lemaster of Louisa, Ky.; Monica (Audie) Berry of Fort Gay, WV.; brother, Herbert Robertson of Fort Gay, WV.; 5 grandchildren, Vada May, Sirena Holder, Alexander May, Audrey Holder, and Alexander Holder; mother in law, Emma Holder of Louisa, Ky.; step sister, Jeanette Grim and step brother, Herb Taylor.

Funeral services will be conducted  2:00 Pm Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow at the Robertson Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 9:00 PM Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

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Gladys Skaggs 

1936 -- 2017

Gladys Skaggs age 80 of Martha, Ky departed this life on April 10, 2017 at her home and went on to be with the Lord and those whose gone on before her in her new Heavenly Home.

She was born on  April 14, 1936 in Lawrence County, Ky to the late John Marti  Sparks and Della May Fyffe Sparks. Gladys was a homemaker and a member of Elizabeth Enterprise Baptist Church at Martha, Ky.

Survivors include James Russell Skaggs, Barbara (Elmer) Hall, Wilbert “Herbert” (herby Jr) Lois Skaggs all of Martha, Ky. She is also survived by a sister Ada Sparks of Martha, Ky. Along with this Gladys is survived by 16 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.

Besides her parents Gladys is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years Wilbur Skaggs. She is also preceded in death by one daughter Dianna Carol Keeton also three sisters Carrie Sparks, Grettie Sparks, Arlene Gratin also one great great grandchild.

Gladys loved her family and had a very large love for life. She enjoyed all the work she done throughout her life where before becoming sick she was a mail carrier and then a baby sitter. If Gladys wasn’t working out of the home she could be found doing some of her favorite past times quilting, knitting, crocheting, gardening or cooking and if you couldn’t find her here you were sure to find her at her sister Ada’s where there was no TV but you could find them sitting making memories or reminiscing listening to nothing but the radio. If she could say one thing to each of you today it would be not to weep for her that she’s in no more pain and she’s walking streets of gold where not only did Jesus welcome her in but Wilbur now has her in his arms to forever hold. The last thing she would want you to know is that when it’s your time to go do whatever it takes to make Heaven your forever home. This isn’t a goodbye from her but a don’t you cry for I’ll be looking down on you from my mansion in the sky…

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Elizabeth Enterprise Baptist Church with Pastor Emmitt Barker officiating. Burial will follow at the Skaggs Cemetery, Martha, Ky.

Visitation will be 5:00 until 8:00 PM Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Young Funeral Home and after 11:00 am Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Elizabeth Enterprise Baptist Church.

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Mavis Louise Fyffe

1935 -- 2017

 Mavis Louise Fyffe, 82, of Blaine, KY passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 at Community Hospice Center of Ashland, KY. 

Mrs. Fyffe was born March 20, 1935 in Blaine, KY to the late Pilot Edward and Ollie Ramey Cantrell.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Pilot Edward Fyffe and one son, Terry Lee Fyffe.  

Survivors include one daughter, Rita Heinzley of Atlanta, GA, five sons, Mickey, Corbie, and James Darrell Fyffe, all of Blaine, KY, and Major Elwood and Charles Kenneth Fyffe, both of Mechanicsburg, OH, and thirty nine grandchildren and great grandchildren.  

Burial will be in the Fyffe Cemetery at Blaine, KY. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home. 


Ruth Marie Jordan

1959 - 2017

Ruth Marie Jordan, 57, of Blaine, Kentucky passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at her home.

Ruth was born May 10, 1959 in Louisa, Kentucky the daughter of the late Ralph and Carrie Belle Childers. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold David Jordan.

Survivors include, two sons, Anthony Woodrow Childers of Blaine, Ky.; Jimmy Lee Daniels of Huntington, WV; loving companion, Wilson Prince of Blaine, Ky.; brother, Ralph Childers Jr., of Florida; sister, Mary Hawthorne of Chillicothe, Ohio; grandchildren, Anthony, Michael, Austin, Sarah and Jacob Childers.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Jordan Cemetery, Blaine, Kentucky.

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



Troy Lee Block

1947 – 2017

Troy Lee Block, 70, of Fort Gay, WV died at home on Thursday, April 6, 2017.

He was born on February 2, 1947 in Kermit, West Virginia to the late Adrian and Geneva Muncy-Block.

Troy was a laborer having worked for many years in the construction industry.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one brother Rally Block.

Survivors include three daughters Tina Cooper of Kermit, WV, Karen Block of Fort Gay, WV and Heather Jarvis of Fairmount, GA; thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; four sisters Dixie Caudill, Virginia Baisdan, Jeannie Warrix and Kelly Marcum and five brothers Timmy Block, Michael Block, Thurman Block, Donnie Block and Roland Block.

There will be a memorial service at a later date at the convenience of the family.

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