December Obituaries 2015
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Mildred Louise (Wireman) Arnett
Mildred Louise Wireman Arnett of Paintsville, Kentucky passed away at the age of 74, December 14 at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
She was the youngest of 14 children born to Lula Mae and James Wireman of Waldo, Kentucky. Married to her Salyersville High School sweetheart on Aug 21,1959, she graduated Morehead State University in 1962 and later completed her masters in library science. She began her career as a librarian in Woodford County, Kentucky where she was instrumental in designing 3 new libraries. After moving home to Eastern Kentucky she taught at Salyersville High School, Oil Springs Elementary, Porter Elementary, Johnson Central High School, retiring from Paintsville High School after 36 years in education. She gave of her time and talents to the library of Our lady of the Mountain Catholic School. She was a member of the National Education Association and the Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years Garland Lewis Arnett, Sr. of Paintsville, Ky, her daughter Elizabeth Arnett Jabbour (Edward Jabbour) of Spartanburg, her son Garland Lewis Arnett,Jr (Julie Sharp Arnett) of Pikeville,Ky and two grandsons Garland Lewis Arnett,lll and Charles Michael Jabbour, her sister Beulah Wireman Jefferson of Seaford, Delaware, her brothers Forest Wireman of Ashland, Ky, Buster Wireman of Aberdeen, Ohio and Jay Wireman of Royalton,Ky and many many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by 4 brothers, 3 sisters and 2 infant siblings.
Visitation to be held at the Paintsville Funeral Home on December 17 from 5pm – 8pm. A funeral mass celebrating her life will be held on December 18 at 1pm at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Paintsville, Ky. Burial to follow at the Arnett Family Cemetery in Royalton, Ky. The family requests in lieu of flowers please make donations to Our Lady of the Mountain School in Paintsville, Ky. Arrangements under the direction of the Paintsville Funeral Home.
Always a mother and educator, Louise continued to teach her children and those around her embracing them with her love until her last breath and beyond.
Ollie Doug Pickle
Ollie Doug Pickle, 87, husband of Phyllis Pickle passed away Tues, December 15, 2015. Born to the late Jim and Leona Pickle of Paintsville, Ky. Ollie is a retired maintenance supervisor from Rockwell International.
He is survived by two sons: Mike Pickle and Gregory Pickle both of Bowling Green, Ky, three grandchildren: Ashley P Pickle, Lindsey Marie Pickle and Braxton G Pickle, two sister-in-laws: Rebecca Sue Salyer and Rouie Vanhoose, one brother-in-law: Melvin Vanhoose and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 6-8pm Thursday, Dec.17th at Scobee
Funeral Home. Friday, 4-9pm Dec. 18th at the Paintsville Funeral
Home in Paintsville, Ky.
Services will be 1pm Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Paintsville Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at the Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Ky.