Perry County flooding victims identified

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Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 1:33 PM EDT
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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Perry County Deputy Coroner Jeff Combs confirmed the identity of all seven victims in the recent Eastern Kentucky flash flooding.

The Coroner’s Office Facebook page shared the identities on Thursday.

  • On July 28th, the coroner’s office responded to the Coneva Community of Perry County. 82 year old Nelly Howard was recovered near her home.
  • On July 29th, the coroner’s office was called to respond to the Rowdy Community of Perry County. Mr. David Campbell, age 78 was recovered from his home.
  • On July 29th, the coroner’s office responded to the Dwarf Community of Perry County. James Miller, age 73 of Knott County was recovered.
  • On July 31st, the coroner’s office was called to the Ary Community. Carol Miller, the wife of James Miller was recovered.
  • On July 31st, the coroner’s office was called to the Ary Community, where Betty Beaver was recovered.
  • On July 31st, the coroner’s office was called to the Willard Community of Perry County where Gabriel Hensley, age 30 was recovered.
  • On July 31st, the coroner’s office responded to the Rowdy Community of Perry County, where 71 year old Dennis Stacy was recovered.

Maggard Funeral Home shared a post on Facebook with funeral arrangements for Dennis Stacy. You can find those here.

Arrangements are not yet known for all victims.

We will update this story as we learn more.

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