OBITUARIES OF BURIALS
JOHN WESLEY MUSIC CEMETERY
Wednesday November 25 1981
JOHN W. MUSIC
John W. Music of Van Lear died Wednesday November 18, in Riverview Manor Nursing Home,
Mr. Music was a retired miner born January 17 1904, in Johnson County, the son of Christopher
and Claricia Castle Music.
He was survived by his wife, Louise Witten Music, four sons, Walter, Larry Music of Ashland,
John and James Music of Michigan, and Jack Music of Van Lear, five daughters, Nola Davis,
Ashland, Helen Music, Van Lear, Bobbie Jones and Billie Holland and all of Michigan; two
brothers, McKinnley Music of Ohio, and Kelly Music of Nippa; 27 grandchildren and 15 great
Funeral services were held Saturday November 21, at Independent Freewill Baptist Church, Van
Lear, with Lee Music, Otis Bowling and Charles Banks officiating.
Burial was in the family cemetery at Van Lear with Jones-Preston Funeral Home in charge of
(all spelling same as original obituary)
Van Lear resident, Louise Elizabeth Music, 81 died Wednesday March 1, in King's Daughter's
Mrs. Music was born April 28, 1907 in Johnson County, the daughter of James and Nola Crider
Witten Salyers. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Music in December 1981.
Surviving are four sons, John Kelly Music of Buckley, Michigan, James E. Music of Michigan
Heights,Michigan, Walter Music of Van Lear, and Jackie Music of Hazel Park, Michigan; five
daughters, Betty Helen Music of Van Lear, Bobby Joyce Jones of Warren, Michigan, Billy Jewel
Holland, of Michigan Heights, Libby C. Rhodus, of Southfield, Michigan, and Nola K. Davis, of
Flatwood; three brothers, Walter Salyers, and Russell Salyers, both of Sitka, and James Salyers
of Indiana; one sister,Julia Ashby, of Paintsville; 26 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday March 4, in Van Lear Freewill Baptist Church, with Revs.
Charles Banks and Lee Music officiating.
Burial was in the family cemetery at Van Lear with the Paintsville Funeral Home in charge of
Pallbearers included Tim Music, Kelly Music, Garry Music, Gilbert Music, Chris Music and Wesley