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Hurricane Creek Miner Memorial, Leslie County, Kentucky

Honoring: Albert Wagers, Age 28, Survived by his wife Betty Lee, children, Anita, 5, Larry Beve, 4, Richard, 1; his mother, Amanda Henson Wagers, three brothers and sisters. His father, Beve Wagers, was killed in an accident at Finley’s in 1963.

Armond Wagers, Age 40, Survived by his wife Elva, and eleven children. He was in the mines for the first time at age 14. His brother, Arnold Wagers was also killed.

Arnold Wagers, Age 35, Survived by his wife Juanita, and four children. He spent eighteen years in the mines. His brother, Armond Wagers was also killed.

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