Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


June 9, 2014

Michael Edward Milem 1952-2014

GREENUP — Michael Edward Milem, 62, of Flatwoods, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 24, 2014, in  Edgewood Manor in Westerville, Ohio.

Mike was born April 20, 1952, in Ironton, a son of the late Edward and Maxine Milem.

In addition to his parents, he also was preceded by his wife,  Mary “Kathy” Harvey Milem.

He is survived by his children, Misty Milem Pennington of Columbus, Ohio, April Milem and Michael “Eddie” Milem II, both of Ashland; stepson, Anthony (Gina) Russell of Elizabethtown,Tenn.; six grandchildren; and sisters, Connie (David) Marvin of Howard, Ohio, and Cindy (Doug) Swetnam of Columbus.

Mike retired from the CSX Railroad as Yardmaster. He served in the U.S. Army, volunteered for the Russell Fire Department and coached his sons’ little league baseball and basketball teams.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at Wurtland United Methodist Church.

Text Only
  • James Michael “Blue” Johnson

    James Michael “Blue” Johnson, 63, of Huntington, formerly of Ashland, Ky., beloved father, son and brother, went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2014. He was the son of the late Lee and Willene Franklin Johnson.

    July 29, 2014

  • Ronnie G. Yates 1948-2014

    Ronnie G. Yates, 66, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Elliott County, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, in Northeast Providence Hospital in South Carolina.

    July 29, 2014

  • Mary I. Gollihue Rogers 1927-2014

    Mary I. Gollihue Rogers, 87, of Willard, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wilma Jean Gray 1927-2014

    Wilma Jean Gray, 87, of Flatwoods, previously of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2014, with her family by her side.

    July 29, 2014

  • Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan 1932-2014

    On Monday, July 28, lifelong Ashland resident Perry Jackson “Jack” Hollan, 81, was called to his eternal rest. He passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014

  • Stacy Ruth Varney 1977-2014

    Stacy Ruth Varney of Ironton died Thursday.

    July 29, 2014

  • Burl E. Mullins 1943-2014

    Burl E. Mullins, 70, of Wellington, died Tuesday in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    July 29, 2014

  • Kerrie Spradlin

    Kerrie Spradlin, 74, of Denver, died Monday at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Lowell E. Hampton 1939-2014

    Lowell E. Hampton, 75, of Sandy Hook, died Saturday in Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty.

    July 29, 2014

  • Helen Thomas Walker

    Helen Thomas Walker, 86, of Grayson, died Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014