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Gregory Nathaniel Jude

1978 -- 2018

Gregory Nathaniel Jude, 39, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at U.K. Medical Center. 

Mr. Jude was born July 24, 1978 in Prestonsburg, KY to Danny Ernest Jude and Barbara Ellen Maynard.  He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jeff and Lora Bell Jude. 

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Jude, father and step-mother Danny and Wanda Jude, his mother and step-father, Barbara and Larry Maynard, two daughters, Hailey and Gabriela Jude, one brother, Danny Jude, Jr., maternal grandparents, Pearl and Dora Maynard, grandmother, Margaret Pertee, mother-in-law and step-father-in-law, Elva and Freddie Robertson, three sisters-in-law, Carrie and Ken Bailey, Brittany and James Mollette, and Billy and Bernice Cassady, step-brother, Jody Davis and step-sister, April Davis.  He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews, aunts: Tina and Danny Parsons, Terry and George Baisden, Arthur and Judy Jude, and Anna Dye, and a host of cousins.  

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 7pm at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Noah Robertson and Rev. Ken Bailey officiating. 

Friends may visit the family on Saturday, May 26 from 4pm until the time of services at Wilson Funeral Home. 

All care and final arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.  


Elbert Wiley

1976 -- 2018

Elbert Wiley, 41, of Blaine, KY passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY.

Elbert was born June 18, 1976 to Albert Wiley and Donna Daniels, who survives. He was preceded in death by his wife Loretta Bays Wiley; sister Edith Boyd; and brother in laws Charles Boyd and Rick Linley.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his step children Vanessa Bowens, Mikey Bowens, and Beth Bowens; sisters Teresa (Larry) Church, Carol Linley, Pauline (Luther) Harmon, Judith (Eddie) McKinney and Juanita O'Bryan; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Bobby Workman officiating. Burial will follow in the Daniels Cemetery in Johnson County, KY.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Young Funeral Home.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Wiley.


Opal J. Burke

1944 -- 2018


Opal J. Burke, 73, of Catlettsburg, KY passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Community Hospice in Ashland, KY.

Opal was born September 19, 1944 in Lawrence County to the late Charlie and Beulah (Lester) Humphrey. She was a retired Home Aide for the FIVCO Service Agency. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Boone Burke; siblings Dixie Adams, Helen Stewart, Beatrice Baugh, Clarence Humphrey, and J.C. Humphrey.

Survivors include her brother Raymond Humphrey and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Ms. Burke will be Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplin Mike Green officiating. Burial will follow in the Humphrey Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday, May 20th from 1:00 PM until time of service.

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Burke. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at