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Area Obituaries

Nina Frances Stephens, Russell Springs

Nina Frances Stephens, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022, at the home of her daughter in Corbin, KY.  She was born on June 15, 1932, in Gans Bottom, Wayne County, KY, to Winford Edwin and Zella Whittle Stephens, who preceded her in death.  She grew up in Russell County, retired from Russell Sportswear Company,…

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Mary Miller, 64, Jamestown

\Mary R. Miller, 64, of Jamestown, passed away Wednesday, September 7th, at Russell County Hospital. Mary was born in Williamson, WV on January 3, 1958, a daughter of the late Chester Elkins. She served in the U.S. Army, she was a social worker for many years Mary is survived by husband, Bro. Phillip Miller, of…

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Mayme June Helm, 88, Jamestown

Mayme June Helm, of Jamestown, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at Russell County Hospital.  She was 88 years of age. Mayme was born in Russell County on June 22, 1934, daughter of the late Porter Elmer and Nell Shearer Wooldridge.  She was a life-long member of Fairview Separate Baptist Church.  Mayme married Elwood…

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Lucia “Lucy” Tullia Riggins, 75, Liberty

Lucia “Lucy” Tullia Riggins, age 75, of Liberty, KY passed away Saturday, September 03 2022 at Baptist Health. She was born on Tuesday, November 26 1946, in Castellano, Italy. She was the daughter of: Mother – Gluseppina Manica, who has preceded her in death Father – David Manica, who has preceded her in death She…

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Mary Irene Miller, 94, Russell Springs

Mary Irene Miller, of Russell Springs, passed away at her home Saturday, September 3, 2022. She was 94 years of age. Born July 11, 1928, in Jamestown, she was a daughter of the late Willie Claude and Bertha Coffey Blakely.  Irene was a member of New Victory Baptist Church.  She enjoyed gardening and spending time…

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Betty Jean Wooldridge Lawless Aaron, 82, Jamestown

Betty Jean Wooldridge Lawless Aaron, of Jamestown, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at Russell County Hospital.  She was 82 years of age. Betty was born in the Swan Pond Community of Russell County on December 30, 1939, daughter of the late Felix and Lura Hadley Wooldridge.  She married Herbert Hue Lawless on August…

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Ella Hainey, age 75, of Jamestown

Ella Hainey, age 75, of Jamestown, KY passed away Wednesday, August 31 2022 at Fairoaks Nursing Home. She was born on Thursday, March 20 1947, in Russell Springs, Kentucky . She was the daughter of: Mother – Mary McGowan Wilson, who has preceded her in death Father – George Wilson, who has preceded her in…

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Ronnie O. Chapman, 73, Russell Springs

Ronnie O. Chapman, 73, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, August 27th, at Russell County Hospital. Ronnie was born in Russell Springs, KY on May 3, 1949, a son of the late Elizabeth (Ballenger) and Cordell  Chapman. He was a retired truck driver, loved to fish, play guitar, listening to music, and his pets. Ronnie is…

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Lillie Hensley, 83, Russell Springs

Lillie Hensley, age 83, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Sunday, August 28 2022 at Her Residence. She was born on Sunday, December 18 1938, in Pikeville, Kentucky. She was the daughter of: Mother – Dolly Honaker Chapman, who has preceded her in death Father – Berlin Chapman, who has preceded her in death Survivors…

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Ella Mae Johnson, 70, Russell Springs

Ella Mae Johnson, of Russell Springs, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at Fair Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation, in Jamestown.  She was 70 years of age. Ella was born November 22, 1951, in Russell County, daughter of the late Refus Dowell and Ada Mae Coffey Gentry.  She was a Christian lady who attended Mt.…

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