Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


May 9, 2013

Nellie Gray Howard Salyer


05/09/13 — Nellie Gray Howard Salyer, 70, of Grayson, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Hospice Care Center. 

She was born Aug. 16, 1942, in Paintsville, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Norsie Howard. 

She retired after 27 years as a school teacher in the Carter County School System where she continued to substitute until recently. She was a member of the Retired Carter County Teachers and a member of the First Baptist Church in Grayson. 

She was preceded in death by a sister, Flora Faye Howard, and one brother, Paul D. Howard. 

Her survivors include a son, Gary “Debbie” Clay Salyer of Russell; one daughter, Robin “Bob” Trimble of Grayson; one sister, Sarah Maggard of Texas; and one granddaughter, Dustin Gray Withrow.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Grayson by Paul Schmidt. Burial will be in the Bluegrass Cemetery in Salyersville. 

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church and after 9 a.m. Saturday. 

Malone Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 162 North Court St., Grayson, KY 41143; or Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland KY 41101.

Condolences may be sent to the Salyer Family at

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