Local Obituaries-Saturday March 30, 2024

James “Buddy” Brock

James “Buddy” Brock, age 71, of Whitesburg, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at his residence.

He is survived by his wife: Donna Brock of Whitesburg; 1 daughter: Virginia Brock of Whitesburg; 2 sisters: Sharon Sexton of Dry Fork and Sammy J. Clark of Lafollette, TN and 1 grandchild.

Funeral services for James “Buddy” Brock will be held at 12:00 noon today, Saturday, March 30th at the Everidge Funeral Home Chapel with Frank Adams and Glen Gross officiating.

Burial will follow in the Douglas Day Cemetery on Pine Mountain.

The Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg is in charge of the arrangements.

Barbara Kay Collins

Barbara Kay Collins, age 67, of Whitesburg, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at the Whitesburg ARH. 

She is survived by her Husband: Dr. Bill Martin Collins of Whitesburg; 2 Sons: Stacy Yates of Jeremiah and Bryan Yates of West Virginia; 1 Daughter: Melissa Johnson of Dorton; 3 Brothers: Paul Akers of Dorton, Bruce Akers of Dorton and Clarence Akers of Dorton; 2 Sisters: Betty Hall of Dorton and Wanda Bailey of West Virginia and 5 Grandchildren.  

Funeral services for Barbara Kay Collins will be held at 1:00pm this afternoon, Saturday, March 30, 2024 at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with Beth McCrey and Tony Bentley officiating. 

Burial will take place in the family cemetery at Dorton at a later date. 

The Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg is in charge of the arrangements. 

Juanita Caudill Maggard

Juanita Caudill Maggard, age 86, of Partridge, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2024. 

She is survived by 6 children: Mary Ann Smith of Kingsport TN, Connie Sue Maggard of Partridge, Carolyn Sue Simmons of Winnabow, NC, Billy Darrell Troyer of Boliva, NC, Martha Jane Hewett of Bolivia, NC, and Glenda Sherrill Harrison of Winnabow, NC; 2 stepchildren: Maggie Joann Caudill of North Carolina, Roger Maggard of WA; 3 adopted children as her own: Debra Potter, Teresa Sturgill, and Brenda Owens; 3 siblings: Gracie Parsons of Cumberland, Benton Caudill of Pennsylvania and Lafayette Junior Caudill of Michigan; 12 grandchildren and 5 great Grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00pm on Monday, April 1, 2024 at the Tri-City Funeral Home at Benham.

Funeral services for Juanita Caudill Maggard will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday April 2, 2024 at The Tri City Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Caudill officiating. 

Burial will follow with a graveside service will be held at the Maggard Cemetery at Partridge.

The Tri-City Funeral Home at Benham is in charge of the arrangements. 

Randy Christian

Randy Christian, age 66, of Litt Carr passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington

He is survived by his:

Wife – Brenda Lee Christian

Sister – Patsy Christian

Brother – Arthur Christon

Special Brother in law – Roy Dean Amburgey

Special Sister in law – Sharon Amburgey

Special Cousin – Maxine Speaks and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held from

6:00-9:00pm Thursday, April 4, 2025 with additional services at 7:00PM at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel. 

Funeral services for Randy Christian will be held at 1:00pm on Friday April 5, 2024 at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel with Ronnie Combs and Bordes Slone officiating. 

Burial will follow at Nickles Cemetery in Litt Carr.

The Hindman Funeral Services Chapel of Hindman is in charge of the arrangements.