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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 3:45 pm

Dorothy Carter

Dorothy "Dottie" Belle Walters Carter, 78, of Pikeville, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Pikeville Medical Center.

She was born at Thelma, Oct. 2, 1934, the daughter of the late Elmon Poe Walters and Elizabeth Stapleton Walters.

She graduated Pikeville College Academy, Nazareth School of Nursing, St. Joseph's Infirmary, Louisville, and undergraduate classed at Eastern Kentucky University.

She worked at Miners Memorial Hospital Association, 1956-1965; Appalachian Regional Hospital Association, 1965-1966; and retired from Pikeville United Methodist Hospital of Kentucky, 1996, as vice president of Planning/Development.

She was a member of the Pike County Board of Heath; board member of Mayo State Vocational State Vocation/Technical School of Practical Nursing; advisory committee, Elizabeth Akers Elliott Associate Degree Program; Kentucky Society for Healthcare Planning and Marketing; Alliance for Healthcare Strategy and Marketing; American Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations; Pikeville Kiwanis Club.

Past offices she held included: president, KNS, District II; member By-Laws Committee, KSNSA; and membership services and promotion committee, KSNSA.

She was a member of Pikeville United Methodist Church.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Carter.

She is survived by one son, James "Jimmy" Carter (Kim); one daughter, Helen Elizabeth "Libby" Carter; one brother, Robert Lafe Walters of McDowell; one sister, Emily Poe Skeens of Pikeville; two grandchildren, Brittany LeAnne Ratliff (Nathan) and James Tyler Thomas Carter; one great-grandchild, Zoey Katherine Ratliff; and a special cousin, Madge Walters Bush of Naples, Fla.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Pikeville United Methodist Church, with Brad Smart officiating. Entombment will follow in the York Mausoleum, Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville. Arrangements are under direction of J.W. Call Funeral Home of Pikeville.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel.

Pallbearers are Elmon Walters, William Jess Baird, Greg Prater, Jack Carter Wells, Sam Carter, Lee Carter, Chris Carter, Bob Bell, Jeremy Bell, Justin Bell, Jordan Bell and Lyle Blackburn.

Honorary pallbearers are Junior Johnson, Rita Tackett, Sandy Rogers, Vicki Bell, Dr. R.V. Mettu, Dr. Jyothi Mettu, Dr. Oon Leedhanachoke, Emogene Black, Georgia Syck, Judith Hinkle, Nick Smith, Sue Shields, Natalie Lewis, Sue Pommerenke, Paulette Jones, Teresa Mullins, Willena Moore, Janie Hall, Cheryl Hickman, Lucy Bush, Sonia Stump, Lois Jones, Doris Justice, Bernice Westfall, Winnie Stone Gorham, Sandy Johnson, Rose Burgess, Kathy Stapleton, Cathy Ferns, Zena Cronin, Cynthia Headley, Ann Zimmer, Vivian Dyste, John Newberry and Beverly Reynolds.

A special thank you to Dr. Ayo and Dr. Bill Harris and the ICU nurses and staff at Pikeville Medical Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pikeville United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 311, Pikeville, KY 41502 or University of Pikeville, 147 Sycamore St., Pikeville, Ky. 41501.

The guestbook may be signed at

This is a paid obituary

George Coleman

George Washington Coleman, 94, of Kimper, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Pikeville Medical Center.

He was born at Coleman, March 20, 1918, the son of the late James Lewis Coleman and Rosie (Coleman) Coleman.

He was blessed with a very special gift of faith healing that began as a young boy and continued until his death.

He was a retired underground coal miner from Feds Creek Coal Company (Harmon), a member of United Mine Workers of America, drove a school bus for the Pike County School System, was a saw mill foreman and repairman. He was a farmer for many years, he loved to peddle fruit and vegetables.

He was a wonderful father, brother, father-in-law, brother-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline (Cereceres) Coleman, who died Dec. 13, 1982; one infant son, Earl Coleman; one sister, Mary Cooksey; three brothers, Ransom Coleman, Jimper Coleman and Lawrence Coleman; one grandson, Danny Wayne Coleman Leedy; one granddaughter, Laura Nellessen; and one son-in-law, Jody G. McCoy.

He is survived by six sons, Buster Coleman, (Avonell), Clyde Coleman (Sarah), Harold Coleman (Geroldine), Maynard Coleman (Carolyne) and Clarence Coleman, all of Kimper, Lewis Coleman (Anita) of Hohenwald, Tenn.; seven daughters, Helen Campbell (Uriah) of Maplesville, Ala., Judy Taylor of St. Charles, Ill., Frona Williams (Andy) of Somerset, and Brenda Williamson (Ronnie), Alice Ward (Jeff), Elaine (Raymond) and Sandra McCoy, all of Kimper; one brother, Ira L. Coleman (Lorraine) of Louisville; one sister, Claudia Coleman of Louisville; 28 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; special friends, Erin McGinnis of South Williamson and Dan Harmon (Donna) of Delbarton, W.Va.; and a host of other friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in the J.W. Call Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville. Arrangements are under direction of J.W. Call Funeral Home of Pikeville.

Visitation is in the chapel after 6 p.m Thursday, with special services at 7 p.m. Friday.

Pallbearers are Harold Coleman Jr., James Michael Coleman, Maynard Coleman Jr., David Ryan Coleman, Robert Lee Coleman and Ronny Tibbs II.

Honorary pallbearers are Travis M. McCoy and Matthew Donovan McCoy.

The guestbook may be signed at

This is a paid obituary.


Audrey Little

Audrey Jones Little, 80, of Newberry, Fla., formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

She is survived by her husband, Bobby Little; four children; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday Feb. 2, in the Newberry Funeral Home Chapel.

Obituary courtesy of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville.


Emogene Reed

Emogene Reed, 87, of Betsy Layne, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Pikeville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Estill “Butch” Reed.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Betsy Layne Freewill Baptist Church with Tracy Patton, Barry Clark and Belmont Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel. Arrangements are under direction of Hall Funeral Home of Martin.

Visitation is from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday and noon to 11 p.m. Friday, at the church.

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