Obituaries – 9/14/15

Published 1:34 pm Monday, September 14, 2015

Alma Daniels

July 6, 1921- Sept. 10, 2015

Alma Daniels, 94, passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at a local health care facility. The Johnson County, Kentucky, native was born July 6, 1921, a daughter of the late Claude W. and Mary J. Collins McFadden. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Daniels, who passed away in 1980.

Mrs. Daniels was a graduate of Inez High School and a homemaker. During WWII she worked at the Oak Ridge Atomic Plant, where she helped make atomic bombs and airplanes in Detroit, MI. She was of the Baptist faith.

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In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Luthur McFadden and Claude McFadden; and

six sisters, Dixie Rowe, Grace Sublett, Rita Tackett, Josephine Baldwin, Faye Grosse, and Roehima Mollette.

She is survived by two sons, Larry (Barbara) Daniels of Russell, Kentucky and Gary (Patty) Daniels of South Point; six grandchildren, Lori (Greg) Babiarz, Leslie (Tim) Stamper, Amanda Smoot, Jami (Matt) Dean, Jason Hunt, and Jason (Erica) Allen; nine great grandchildren, Madelyn, Jarred, Peyton, Natalie, Carlee, Austin, Wyatt, Silas and Jessica; and two great-great grandchildren,Lea and Liam

Funeral services will be noon Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home with pastor Corky O’Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens and visitation will be today from 6-9 pm. at the funeral home. The family would like to say “thank you” to Dr. Katherine Carias and the Jo-Lin Health Care Center for all they did during her stay. To offer condolences to the family, please visit



Roselee Borders

Jan. 20, 1940-Sept. 12, 2015

Roselee Borders, 75 of Franklin Furnace died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.  She was born Jan. 20, 1940, to the late Brack Ison and Jessie Bond Ison.

Roselee was a retired nurse for Hillview Retirement and a member of Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene.

She is survived by her husband, Ershel Borders whom she married May 7, 1983 in Marion.  Also surviving are one son, Phillip Osborne, one daughter, Susan N. Osborne, two sisters, Betty Murray and Josie Kirian and four grandchildren.

Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lowell Ison, Clarence Ison and Glendale Ison and three sisters, Phyllis Arnold, Eulane Meinhart and Barb Foster.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Junior Furnace Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home today from 6-8 p.m. and one hour before the service on Tuesday.



Jeff Shuff

Jeff Shuff, 38, of Ironton, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, in Huntington, West Virginia. Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.