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Rita Eileen Wilburn Salyers, 67, of Flatwoods, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Ms. Salyers was born Dec. 6, 1949, in Greenup, a daughter of the late Chester and Lillian Burgess Wilburn.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers; and four sisters.
Ms. Salyers was an employee of Kroger in Russell for 28 years and attended Temple Baptist Church in Flatwoods. She loved decorating, working in flowers, crocheting and crafts.
Ms. Salyers is survived by one son, Aaron Lee Salyers of Flatwoods; one daughter, Drema Grubb of Raceland; one sister, Charlene Glandon of Muncy, Ind.; her fiancé, Jack Fannin; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods with Rev. Alfred Moore Jr. and Rev. Ronald Cordle officiating. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Bailey Family Funeral Home, 2110 Argillite Road, Flatwoods, KY 41139, to help with funeral expenses.
Condolences may be sent to baileyfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 15, 2017
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