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Albert Franklin Bloomfield

1966 - 2012

Albert Franklin Bloomfield, age 45, a resident of East Maple St. in Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 5, 2012 at his residence.

Mr. Bloomfield was born November 27, 1966 in Portsmouth, Ohio the son of the late Robert and Julia Marie Smith-Bloomfield. Also, proceeding in death are brother Morris C. Bloomfield and Gary Wayne Bloomfield.

Mr. Bloomfield was employed as Deputy Jailer of Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was also involved and certified in Search and Recovery Diving, an EMT, Christian Appalachian Project, and Father Biding Appalachian Mission Center. He was also a member of the St. Jude's Catholic Church of Louisa, Kentucky, Honorary Member of Tip Top Baptist Church of Tip Top, Kentucky, and the Apperson Masonic Lodge #195 F&AM of Louisa, Kentucky.

Those left to mourn include:


Vicky Watkins Bloomfield of Salyersville, Kentucky


Jahlyn Collins of Salyersville, Kentucky


Earnest R. Evans of Circleville, Ohio

James Robert Bloomfield of Vanceburg, Kentucky

Claude R. Bloomfield of Ashland, Kentucky

Payton J. Eulett of Vanceburg, Kentucky


Patricia Dutton of Chesterfield, South Carolina

Sandra K. Brown of Vanceburg, Kentucky

Also surviving are four grandchildren, Jacob, Amy, Jasmine and Isaiah "Skeeter" along with other family members and friends.

Funeral services for Albert Franklin Bloomfield will be conducted Friday, August 10, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home in Salyersville, Kentucky. Comforting words will be delivered by clergy Tim Watkins. Burial will follow the service in the Bailey Cemetery in Tip Top, Kentucky.

The family will welcome friends Wednesday from 6:00 till 10:00 PM, Thursday from 10:00 AM till 10:00 PM, and anytime prior to the funeral service. Masonic Rites will be given by the Apperson Lodge #195 F&AM of Louisa, Kentucky Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 7:00 PM from the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home. En leau of flowers the family has asked to make donations to the Albert Bloomfield Memorial Fund at the funeral home.

The arrangements are under the direction of the Salyersville Funeral Home in Salyersville, Kentucky.

Norma Maude Cook

1924 - 2012

Norma Maude Cook, age 88, of Quincy, KY formerly of Louisa went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Kingsbrook Lifecare Center of Ashland, KY.  Norma was born April 4, 1924 in Inez, KY. She is the daughter of the late Bascom and the late Effie (Hickman) Preston. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Olie Cook, who died in 1993 and two sons, Jerry and Terry Cook.

She was a homemaker and member of the Pack Bottom Church.

She is survived by five sons;  Olie Robert Cook  and wife Sue of Louisa, KY, James Mitchell Cook and wife Georgia of Orient, OH, Lowell Dean Cook of Louisa, KY, Eugene Cook of Quincy, KY, Richard Cook and wife Doris of Louisa, KY,  one sister;  Elsie Kirk of Columbus, OH,  ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great great granddaughter..

The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Sunday, August 5 at Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Lonnie Ratliff officiating.  Burial will follow in the Cook Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Calling hours will be Saturday, August 4th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home Louisa, KY.

Online condolences may be made at



Lorenza Wesley Childress

 1943 - 2012

 Lorenza Wesley Childress, age 68, of Louisa died Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Kings Daughters Medical Center of Ashland, KY.  Lorenza was born December 11, 1943 in Sumter County Alabama. He is the son of the late Wilson and the late Nancy (Dotson) Childress.  He was a retired Coal Miner.

He is survived by his girlfriend of 17 years, Bobbi Jo Jude and son Robert Cedric Jude, daughter Loren Sierra Marie Jude who all held his hand until the end. Additional survivors are his extended family, a son and daughter Milton A. Walters and Denise Kimbrough; brothers James Child, Wilson Childress Jr., and Danny Childress; sisters Bessie Childs and Faye Snelson.

The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, August 4 at Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, KY with Bro. Dewey Jude officiating.  Burial will be in Muncy Cemetery, Pilgrim , Kentucky.

Calling hours will be Thursday, August 2 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Friday August 3rd from noon to 9:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home 1270 Hwy 2565, Louisa, KY. Online condolences may be made at