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Murland Lee “Pete” Levering 

1943 -- 2017

Murland Lee “Pete” Levering 74, of Louisa passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Saint Mary’s Medical Center. 

Mr. Levering was born February 18, 1943 in McGuffey, OH to the late James Kenneth and Cora (Neely) Levering. He was preceded in death by one sister, Geraldine Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Nellie (Burchett) Levering, three daughters: Wanda Savage and husband, Jack of Louisa, KY, Cora Little and husband, George of Louisa, KY and Amanda Levering and fiancé, Jeremey Deskins of Louisa, KY, two sons: James Michael Levering and wife, Kathy of Louisa, KY and Danny Lee Levering and wife, Angela of Ashland, KY, one sister: Betty Phipps of Louisa, KY and one brother, Gordan Levering of TX; He also leaves behind thirteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Mr. Levering was a retired truck driver and member of Bradley Gap FWB Church. 

Funeral will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 31 at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Workman and Rev. Jim Osborne officiating.  Burial will follow in the Burchett Cemetery. 

Friends may visit the family on Saturday, December 30 from 6-9pm at Wilson Funeral Home. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.



John E. Nix

1928 -- 2017


John E. Nix, 89, of Ft. Gay, WV went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Mary's Medical Center.

Mr. Nix was born September 7, 1928 in Calera, AL to the late John D. and Nellie Nix. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Muriel Nix; children Cathy Marie Nix and David Nix; grandchildren William S. Cunningham, Landyn Nix, and Benjamin Nix; 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Survivors include his children Marshall E. Nix and Brenda S. Cunningham; grandchildren David B. Nix, Christopher Nix, Cathy Stephens, Kelly Stutler, John Nix, and Jennifer Smith; 11 great grandchildren, which included his best friend Toby; 1 great great grandchild; 3 sisters and his caregiver and daughter in law Sharon Nix.

Funeral Services for Mr. Nix will be Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Nix Cemetery, Ft. Gay, WV.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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


Bobby D. Cantrell

1940 -- 2017

Bobby D. Cantrell, 77, of Salyersville, formerly of Blaine, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsvile, KY.

Bobby was born July 20, 1940 to the late Pilot and Ollie Cantrell. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings Mavis Fyffe and Mabel Clester.

Survivors include his wife Phyllis Cantrell; children Charlene Jones of Paintsville, Bobby Cantrell Jr. of Paintsville, Christopher Cantrell of Hager Hill and Crystaline Cantrell of Keaton; 8 grandchildren; and siblings Elwood Cantrell, Elmo Cantrell, Billy Cantrell, and Augie Boggs.

Graveside services will be conducted Friday, December 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM at Cantrell Cemetery in Blaine, KY with Brother Roger Ross officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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