Johnie Lafferty Jr., 94, of Prestonsburg, husband of Magdalene "Maggie" Thacker Lafferty, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his residence.
Born Feb. 19, 1920, at Edgar, to the late Johnie Lee "J.L." Lafferty and Eva Collins Lafferty, he was a farmer, a member of Cow Creek Freewill Baptist Church, and a World War II army veteran.
He is survived by two daughters, Ernestine Wynneof, of Vacaville, Calif., and Diana Joyce Crace, of Leesburg, Ind.; two sisters, Roberta Crider and Pauline Jones; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara Mae Morrison and Linda Wallen; five brothers, Albert Lafferty, Henry Lafferty, Darvin Lafferty, Ed Lafferty and William Lafferty; and two sisters, Okley Morrison and Mazie McClellan.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 29, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Burial followed in Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel.