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Drusilla W. Bailey Marietta Baker Virginia "Virgie" Oakes Ball Hubert Lee Ballard
Jewell M. "Marie" Ballard Ola Yocum Barker William D Bastin Ira Bates
Flonnie Rash Baugh James Albert, Baugh Sr.    Ollie F Baugh Opal J. Baugh
Mary Elizabeth Carson Baughman Ethel Irene Denny Benge Homer E Benge Gracie Elizabeth Bishop      
Christopher J.Blanton  Harry G.Bowling Addie Boyd Mary B. Yocum Henry Boyd
Elizabeth  Carter Broaddus Elga Brock    Elizabeth Lewis Brown Elmer D.Brown
Jewell Cash Brown Jonas C.Brown Sally Vess Harris Brown Virgil W. Brown
Hazel Brummett Preston "Bill" Brummett Paul Bryant Christine Burgess
Rosa Helen Burke Elizabeth Butt Robert Butt   



Monday, September 23, 1996 - Danville Advocate  

BAILEY, Drusilla W.  

August 28, 1915 - September 21, 1996  

Stanford - Drusilla Williams Bailey, 81 of Crab Orchard died Saturday at Vencor Hospital, Louisville. Born Aug. 28, 1915 in Harlan, she was a daughter of the late 
Robert and Mary Caddell Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of High splint Baptist Church, High Splint.  

Survivors include her husband, George W. Bailey; a son, George Bailey Jr. of Rocky Mountain, N. C.; six daughters, Sharon B. Dale of Crab Orchard, Janet 
Parsons of Louisville, Martha B. Moore of Lexington, Sheila B. Kidd of Stanford, Barbara Bailey of Hesperia and Susan Sowder of Lancaster; two brothers, Tom 
Williams of Utah and Franklin Williams of Pontiac, Mich.,; a sister, Doris Holmes of Pontiac; 7 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  

Services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Wilson, Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.  


Thursday, July 02, 1987 - Interior Journal  

BAKER, Marietta  

September 05, 1924 - June 20, 1987  

Marietta Baker, 62, of Rt. 1, Crab Orchard died Saturday, June 20 at the Fort Logan Hospital due to an apparent heart attack.  

She was born in Fayette County on September 5, 1924 to the late Charlie and Sarah Wallin Denney. She was a housewife. A son William Baker preceded her in death.  

Survivors include her husband, Glen Baker of Rt. 1, Crab Orchard; three sons, Jimmy Baker of Myrtle Beach S.C., Gary Baker of Cincinnati, Ohio and Dennie 
Baker of Hamilton, Ohio; two daughters, Glenda Dewald of Cincinnati, Ohio and Roxetta Ball of Fairfield, Ohio; three sisters, Ella Mae Locknane of Lexington, Pearl 
Bunch of Hamilton, Ohio and Ruby Hickey of Barbourville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and friends.  

Funeral services were 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 24 at the Martin Funeral Home with Harold Carter officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Cemetery.  

Pallbearers were Rick Dewald, Tim Deward, Charlie Dewald, Todd Baker, John Locknane and Jerry Bunch.

Martin Funeral Home was in charge of all the arrangements.    


Thursday, September 02, 1993 - The Central Record, Lancaster  

BALL, Virginia "Virgie" Oakes  

Virginia Ball, age 90, died Saturday, August 28, 1993, at Chatsworth Health Care Center in Dalton, Ga. A resident of Dalton, Ga. formerly of Lancaster, she was born 
September 16, 1902, in Garrard County, Ky., to the late John T. and Cordelia Reynolds Oakes.  

She was a homemaker, a member of Lancaster Christian Church and the widow of Louis Ball.  

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Doris Jean Ball of Dalton, Ga. and Billy and Lana Ball of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, 
Elizabeth Pero of Louisville, Ky.; two grandsons, Tim Ball of Dalton, Ga. and Lafe Ball of San Diego, Calif.; two granddaughters, Betsy Hefner of Memphis, 
Tenn. and Teresa Ball of San Diego, Calif.; eight great-grandchildren ; several nieces and nephews.  

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a. m., Tuesday, August 31, 1993 at Ramsey Funeral  Home, officiated by Rev. Bill Hawkins. Burial was in the Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Louis Ball, Russell Ball, Paul Young, Shelton Moss, David Moss and Mike Hefner.  


Thursday, January 30, 1997 - The Central Record, Lancaster  

BALLARD, Hubert Lee  

Hubert Lee Ballard, 72, died Saturday, January 25, 1997 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville, Ky.  

A resident of Ballard Road, Lancaster, Ky., he was born December 20, 1924 in Garrard County, Ky. and was a son of the late William Goebel and Helen Ray Ballard.  

He was a farmer, an employee of Sugar Knoll Horse Farm and former employee of Canada Dry Distilling Company. He was a member of Bryantsville United Methodist Church, 
a member of the DAV and was an Army Veteran of World War II.  

Survivors include, wife Ann Doris Boyd Ballard of Lancaster, Ky.; two daughters, Mrs. Jim K. (Linda) Baker of Lancaster, Ky. and Mrs. David (Lola) Proctor of 
Harrodsburg, Ky. three sons, Mark (Susan) Ballard of Nicholasville, Ky., Steve (Juanita) Ballard of Lancaster, Ky. and Paul Dean Ballard of Lancaster, Ky.; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 28, 1997 at Ramsey Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Larry Harris and Rev. James Williams. Burial was in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Shane Baker, Tony Ballard, Brandon Ballard, Jamie Ballard, Jerry Lee Winchester, Greg Hensley and Jason Hensley. Honorary pallbearers were David Boyd, 
Mike Feldman, Joe Henry, Keith Myers, John Ferry, Fred Day, Eugene Boyd, Cecil Duncan and Lance "Buddy" Adams.  


Thursday, July 20, 2000 - Interior Journal  

BALLARD, Jewell M. "Marie"  

Jewell M. "Marie" Ballard of Blue Ash, Ohio, died Friday July 14 at her home.  

She was the daughter of Kenley and Bessie Kidd Ballard.  

Survivors include sisters, Wanda Carnes, Lola Collins, Freeman Ballard and Verna Ballard; and several nieces and nephews.  

Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 18, at the Mt. Moriah Christian Church at 12 noon.

Fox Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.  


Sunday, September 15, 1996 - Advocate- Danville, KY  

BARKER,Ola Yocum  

April 10, 1916 - September 13, 1996  

Stanford - Ola Barker, 80, of Alumni Drive, Lexington, died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital there. Born April 10, 1916 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the 
late Samuel and Laura Bell Devore Yocum. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic church.  

Survivors include her husband, Elijah "Zek" Barker; four sons, James S. Miracle of Cincinnati, Mike Barker and Henry Barker, both of Lexington and Jerry Barker of 
Nicholasville; four sisters, Verna Vermillion and Essie Singleton, both of Danville, Dessie Gibson of Glasgow and Betty Warren of Warren, Ohio; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by Brother Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  


Tuesday , November 05, 1996 - Advocate -Messenger, Danville  

BASTIN, William D.  

April 16, 1924 - November 04, 1996  

Stanford - William David Bastin, 72, Greenriver Road, Hustonville, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born April 16, 1924 in Lincoln County, he was a 
son of the late James and Lula Reed Bastin. He was a farmer and school bus driver for 23 years in the Lincoln County system.  He was a member of Geneva Baptist Church, a 
World War II Army veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.  

Survivors include his wife, Essie Harchel Bastin; a son, David M. Bastin, Danville; two daughters, Dixie Lee Smith of Moreland and Linda Carol Sears of Hustonville; 
a brother, Kennely Bastin, Brown County, Ind.; three sisters, Lela Oliver of Franklin, Ind., Anna Fay Eakle of Brown County, Ind., and Shelby Jean Abner of 
Greenwood, Ind.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs; G. W. Smith and David Calhoun. Burial with military rites by Caswell 
Saufley American Legion Post 18 will be in New Salem Cemetery.  

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Austin, Larry McWhorter, Scott Ellis, Shane Bastin and Tommy and Larry Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Bob and 
Steve Peck, Dewey Coffman, Coy Reynolds, Bill Tarter, Max Caudill and Edward Turpin


Thursday, June 11, 1987 - Interior Journal  

BATES, Ira  

May 18, 1920 - June 04, 1987  

Ira Bates, 67, of Rt. 3, Waynesburg, died Thursday, June 4 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.  

A native of Knott County, he was born May 18, 1920 to the late Neva Cook and Cecil C. Bates. He was a self employed carpenter.  

Survivors include his wife Mabel Spaw Bates; a son, Ronald B. Bates of Waynesburg and a daughter, Ellen Tarter of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother, Elmer Bates 
of Waynesburg; Four sisters, Grace Gilbert, London, Mary Alice Caldwell, JoAnna Bates and Naomi Purdue, all of Waynesburg; 7 grandchildren, Tina Adams 
Singleton, Richard L. Greer, Tracy May, Alicia Young, Shelly Bates McGuffey, April Bates and Brandy Bates; and two great grandchildren, Magan Greer and Brandon McGuffey.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 6 at the Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Stephens officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.  


Thursday, September 17, 1992 - Interior Journal  

BAUGH, Flonnie Rash  

July 29, 1899 - September 10, 1992  

Flonnie Rash Baugh, 93, of Fort Logan Extended Care, Stanford, (formerly of the Green River community) died September 10 at the Fort Logan E.C. U.  

A native of Pulaski County, she was born July 29 1899 to the late Andrew Rash and Rebecca White Rash. She was a homemaker, a member of New Bethel Church of Christ and the widow of Ollie Baugh. 

Survivors include one son, Clyde Baugh of Stanford; two daughters, Ruth Johnson of Danville and Helen Watts of Middleburg; one brother, Carl Rash of Brodhead; 
10 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were the grandsons.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Fox Funeral Home with Mr. Curtis Allen Herrington  and Mr. Larry Baker officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.  


Thursday, Nov 13, 1980 - Interior Journal    

BAUGH, James Albert, Sr.

James Albert Baugh, Sr., 83, of Route 1, Stanford, died Thursday, November 6 at the Friendship Nursing Home, Danville, after a long illness.  

A native of Lincoln County, he was a retired farmer and member of Fairview Baptist Church.  

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Flannary Baugh of Rt, 1, Stanford; 2 daughters, Mrs. Charley King and Mrs. Bertha Ernst, both of Rt. 1, Stanford; one son, James Albert 
Baugh, Jr., Versailles; one sister, Mrs. Pearl Holtzclaw, Stanford; 7 grandchildren and 9 great- grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held Sunday, November 9 at Fairview Baptist Church with the Revs; Roy McGuffey and Elmore Ray officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery.  

Pallbearers were James Gary Baugh, Billy Joe Baugh, Garrett King, Bill McEwan, James Bradley Rogers, and Michael Wells.

Morgan and Fox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangement


Thursday, August 14, 1975 - Interior Journal  

BAUGH, Ollie F.  

June 05, 1900 - August 07, 1975  

Ollie F. Baugh, 75, of Stanford, died Thursday, August 7, at his home after an extended illness.  

A native of Lincoln County he was a retired employee of the Lincoln County School system. A member of the New Bethel Church of Christ, 
He was the son of the late Ramson and Mary Hubble Baugh.  

He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Flonnie Rash Baugh, Stanford; two daughters, Mrs. Boyd Johnson, Danville and Mrs. Billy Watts of Liberty; two sons, Clyde and 
Clell Baugh, both of Stanford; 6 sisters, Mrs. Vida Durham, Mrs. Joda Milburn, Mrs. J. C. Fletcher, and Mrs. Orville Hensley all of McKinney; Mrs. Carlos Toombs of 
Hustonville and Mrs. Winfred Terry of Roseville, Mich.; 1 step brother, Atlas Reed of McKinney, 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  

Joda Milburn, J. C. Fletcher, Orville Hensley, Roy Denham, Curtis Herrington and Winfred Terry, served as pallbearers.  

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon by Brother Hugh Thomas. Burial was in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  
Morgan and Fox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  


Thursday, March 17, 1977 - Interior Journal  

BAUGH, Opal J.  

January 25, 1926 - March 10, 1977  

Mrs. Opal J. Baugh, 51, of Rt. 1, Waynesburg, died March 10, 1977 at Lake Cumberland Medical Center, after having been ill for about a year.  

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to the late Anna Mauer and Marcus Mauer on Jan. 25, 1926.

Mrs. Baugh had lived in Waynesburg for about three years, having come here from Chicago, Illinois. She was a housewife. She married Lonnie Baugh on August 25, 1946, whom survives her.  

Survivors include 2 sons, Dan and Leonard Baugh, both of Waynesburg; 3 daughters, Mrs. Susan Cress, Mrs. Adele Padgett and Miss Diane Baugh, all of Waynesburg; 8 grandchildren; 
and 2 sisters, Mrs. Anita Henek of Woodridge, Ill., and Mrs. Barbara Henek of Downers Grove, Ill.  

Funeral services were at Barnett Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, March 13, at 2:00 p.m. with Mr. Ralph Singleton officiating. Burial was in McKinney Cemetery.  


Thursday, August 24, 2000 - Interior Journal  

BAUGHMAN, Mary Elizabeth Carson  

September 25, 1905 - August 21, 2000  

Mary Elizabeth Carson Baughman, a Stanford resident for all but a handful of her 95 years, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000 at the Christian Health Center in Louisville.  

A nurse, teacher, wife and mother, Mrs. Baughman is best known to many Lincoln Countians for her polite kindness that began with sending care packages to local soldiers during 
World War II and continued after health forced her to move to the Christian Home in Louisville in 1990.

Mrs. Baughman would scour the Interior Journal weekly and drop notes of congratulations to youngsters whose names appeared on school honor rolls or other noteworthy endeavors.  

Born Sept. 25, 1905 in Stanford to the late James Thomas and Susie Belle Carter Carson. Mrs. Baughman attended Centre Collage and graduated from Georgetown College in 1928.  

She taught nursing at Norton Hospital in Louisville and Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington before moving back to Stanford in 1936 when she married William Henry Baughman, 
Sr., a farmer and avid tennis player. In Stanford she was active in the Stanford Christian Church, Daughters of the American Revolution, PTA, the Stanford Garden Club, 
various church circles and was active in the Red Cross during the war. She also served as a substitute teacher.  

Mrs. Baughman is survived by two sons, Dr. William Henry Baughman Jr. of Smithfield, Ky., a retired college professor, and Dr. James Carson Baughman of Stanford, 
a retired minister of the Christian Church; three grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be led by her son, James Baughman, at 10 a.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery 

Pallbearers will be James Carson Baughman, Jr. , William Graham Baughman, Paul Wesley Lewis, H. R. Saufley III, Cable Francis II, 
David Horseman, Charles Hinds and McClary Milton.  


Thursday, October 03, 1991 - Interior Journal   

BENGE, Ethel Irene Denny  

March 14, 1942 - September 30, 1991  

Ethel Irene Denny Benge, 49, of 4245 Hustonville Road, Northtown Apts., Danville, died Monday, September 30 at her residence.  

A native of Lincoln County, she was born March 14, 1942 to the late Elmer Denny and Cella James Denny. She was an employee of Johnston - Murphy Shoe Co., Danville and a Baptist.  

Survivors include one son, Greg Benge; two daughters, Sandra Duff and Debbie Wilburn, both of Stanford; four brothers, William Denny, Louisville, Larry Flannery, Lancaster, 
James Brock, Modesto CA., and Charles Denny of Lexington. two sisters, Mabel Mobley of Stanford and Mae Neal of Lexington; and 6 grandchildren.   

Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct 3, at the Fox Funeral Home with Rev. Ernest Martin officiating. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery.  


Wednesday, November 23, 1988 - Lincoln Ledger, Stanford  

BENGE, Homer E.  

April 27, 1905 - November 14, 1988  

Stanford - The funeral of Homer Edward Benge, 83 of Crab Orchard Route1 was held Thursday at the Fox Funeral Home, Stanford, by 
Charles Brown. Burial was in Mount Zion Cemetery.  

He died Monday, Nov. 14 at Fort Logan Hospital. Born April 27, 1905, he was the son of the late Anderson and Molly Watson Benge. He was a carpenter, farmer and 
former Lincoln County magistrate. He was a member of Mount Zion Church of Christ.  

Survivors include his wife, Nellie McClure Benge; three sons, Virgil, Chester and Danny Wayne Benge, all of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Jeannie Smith and 
Glenda Ferrell, both of Crab Orchard; a sister, Mrs. Homer (Mattie) Denney of Crab Orchard;  15 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Harold Gervos Benge.  

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to East End Ambulance Service.  


Thursday, October 07, 1999 - Interior Journal  

BISHOP, Gracie Elizabeth

March 05, 1919 - September 29, 1999  

Mrs. Gracie Elizabeth Bishop, 80, of Crab Orchard, formerly of Sand Springs, died Wednesday, Sept. 29 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.  

A native of Rockcastle Co., she was born March 5, 1919 to the late Thomas and Minnie Bradley Renner. She was a homemaker, a member 
of the Ottawa Baptist Church, and the widow of Elza Bishop.  

She was also preceded in death by one son, four sisters, and two brothers.  

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Patsy Moore and Mrs. Shirley Denny, both of Crab Orchard, and Mrs. Brenda Bryant of Lawrenceburg; four brothers, Arlie Renner of 
Mt. Vernon, Oather Renner of Danville, Lester Renner of Somerset, and Sylvester Renner of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren; seven great -grandchildren; and one great -great -grandchild.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct 2 at the Ottawa Baptist Church with Bro. Cecil Roundtree and Bro. Darrell Gentry officiating. Burial was in the Ottawa Cemetery.

Watson Funeral Home of Brodhead was in charge of the arrangements.  


Tuesday, November 05, 1996 - Advocate -Messenger,  Danville  

BLANTON, Christopher J.  

November 03, 1996  

Crab Orchard - Christopher Jordan Blanton, stillborn son of Christy Lynn Murphy and Christopher Paul Blanton of Crab Orchard, died Sunday at Ephriam McDowell Regional Medical Center.  

Additional survivors include a maternal grandfather, Rodney Dewayne Murphy; maternal great-grandmother, Nellie Reynolds; maternal great-grandfather, Earl "Red" Reynolds; and 
paternal grandparents, Barbara and Russell Neal Blanton, all of Crab Orchard.  

Graveside services were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Crab Orchard Cemetery. McKnight- Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  


Thursday, June 11, 1987 - Interior Journal  

BOWLING, Harry G.  

December 04, 1892 - June 09, 1987  

Harry G. Bowling, 94, of Rt. 1, Stanford, died Tuesday at the Veteran Administration Medical Center in Lexington following a lengthy illness.  

Bowling owned and operated a grocery store at Walnut Flat for over 51 years. Just last year he had a shoot out with some would-be burglars and drove them away.

Bowling was born in Laurel County on Dec. 4, 1892 to the late Jesse and Eliza Cloyd Bowling.  

He was a veteran of World War I, a member of the Caswell Saufley Post # 18 of the American Legion and was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.  

Survivors include four nephews, Jesse A. Bowling of Versailles, Charles Hackley of Stanford, Dr. E. C. Bowling, Jr. of Lebanon and Clifford House of Crab Orchard; 
three nieces, Ann Wyler of Stanford, Edith Hoskins of Stanford and Dorothy Bowling of Louisville.  

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday at Fox Funeral Home. Rev. Ronald Harpe will officiate. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  Military graveside honors 
will be given by the Caswell Saufley Post of the American Legion.  


Thursday, August 20, 1981 - Interior Journal  

BOYD, Addie  

Addie K. Boyd, 84, of Danville, died Saturday, August 15 at the Garrard County Hospital.  

She was a member of a Baptist Church, a housewife and the widow of Ben Boyd. She was born February 11, 1897.  

Survivors include 2 sons, Virgil Boyd, Lancaster, Ray Boyd, Indiana; 4 daughters, Mrs. Margaret Chambers, Junction City, Mrs. Rosa Poynter, Rt. 3, Lancaster, 
Mrs. Emma Gene Baker, Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Nellie Goode, Harrodsburg; 1 sister, Nellie Franklin, Stanford; 29 grandchildren, 
65 great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren.  

Pallbearers were Mike Poynter, Joe Williams, Ronnie Griffin, Gary Poynter, Paul Chambers, & Junior Goode.  

Funeral services were held Monday, August 17 at the Morgan and Fox Funeral Home with the Rev. Lloyd Harris officiating. Burial was in Junction City Cemetery.  


Thursday, December 07, 1989 - Interior Journal  

BOYD, Mary B. Yocum Henry  

February 29, 1916 - November 29, 1989  

Mary B. Henry Boyd, 73, of Main Street, Junction City, died Wednesday, November 29 at the Ephriam McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.  

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Feb. 29, 1916 to the late Thomas Yocum and Mattie Yates Yocum. She was a homemaker and a member of McKinney 
Baptist Church. She was the widow of Robert Henry and John D. Boyd.  

Survivors include five sons, Joe Henry, Floyd Henry, Tommy Henry, all of Lancaster, Mike Henry of Orlando, FL., and Orville Henry of Danville; one step son, 
Charles Quinn, Danville; three daughters, Mrs. Morgan (Hadgie) Lewis, Harrodsburg, Mrs. Paul (Judy) Ballard of Lancaster and Mrs. George (Louise) Hayes of 
Owensboro; four brothers, Floyd Yocum and Samuel Yocum, both of Hustonville and Delmar Yocum of Hubble community of Lincoln County; five sisters, Ada 
Sears of McKinney, Susie Sears of Hustonville, Virginia Shearer, Dearborn, MI., Mildred Coffman of Junction City and Margie Harris, Stanford; 25 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Fox Funeral Home with Bro. Alfred Carrier officiating. Burial was in Eason Cemetery in McKinney.  


Thursday, March 24, 1988 - Interior Journal  

BROADDUS, Elizabeth  Carter  

July 24, 1899 - March 17, 1988  

Elizabeth Carter Broaddus, 88, died Thursday, March 17, 1988 at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.  

She was a Lincoln County native, born July 24, 1899 to the late Charles Carter and Margaret Bright Carter. She had lived at 228 Danville Street in Lancaster.

She was a housewife and a member of the Maple Avenue Church of Christ and the Lancaster Homemakers Club. She was the widow of Earl Broaddus.  

She is survived by one son, Robert Broadus of Chapel Hill, N.C., five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held Saturday at the Maple Avenue Church of Christ. Dr. Adron Doran and Hunter Miller officiated. Burial was in Lancaster Cemetery. 
Ramsey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  


Thursday, October 21, 1982 - The Interior Journal  


December 08, 1898 - October 13, 1982  

Elga Brock, 83, Route 3, Stanford, Kentucky, died Wednesday, October 13, 1982, at the Ephriam McDowell Hospital, after a short illness.  

He was born December 8, 1898, Lincoln County. He was a retired farmer and member of First Church of God.  

He is survived by one son. E. G. Brock, Route 3, Stanford; two daughters, Mrs. William (Nora) Bogie, Hustonville, Mrs. Clarence (Nina) Deatherage, Stanford; three sisters, 
Mrs. Mallie Mathis and Mrs. Mary Walton, both of Louisville; Mrs. Lucy Cook, Finley, Ohio; one brother, Fred Brock, Salvisa; ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m., Friday October 15, 1982, at the Morgan and Fox Funeral Home. Rev. Winston Pike and Rev. Elmore Ray 
officiated with burial at the Buffalo Springs Cemetery

Pallbearers were Allen Burnside, Oley Potts, Alvin Gander, Carl Gorley, Glen Nutgrass and Kenny Kidd.  


Friday, November 08, 1996 - Advocate-Messenger  

BROWN, Elizabeth Lewis  

March 14, 1913 - November 07, 1996  

Crab Orchard -  Elizabeth Lewis Brown, 83, of Plant City, Fla., formerly of Crab Orchard, died Thursday at Plant City Health Care Center. Born March 14, 1913 in Rutherford 
County, N.C., she was a son [daughter] of the late Sam D. and Vieola McDade Lewis. She was a farmer, a member of the New Hope First Church of God and widow of Alonzo Brown.  

Survivors include a sister, Lena N. Neal of Mango, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Inez Bollinger.  

Services will be held at 3 p.m. at the New Hope First Church of God by the Revs; John Harness and Ted Doyle. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation is after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Church. McKnight- Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  


Thursday, February 06, 1975 - Interior Journal  

BROWN, Elmer D.  

November 20, 1920 - January 25, 1975  

Elmer D. Brown, 56 of Cincinnati, Ohio died Jan. 25 at his residence after a short illness.

A retired coal miner, he was a member of the Hartwell Baptist Church in Cincinnati.  

Survivors include his wife Christine Caudill Brown of Cincinnati; a son, Steve Brown of Cincinnati; two daughters, Melinda Marlowe of Lockland, Ohio and Janice 
Carter of Eubank; 6 grandchildren; a brother, W. C. Brown of Pennington Gap, Va.; two sisters, Ruby Dixon of Waynesburg and Georgia Grace of Pennington Gap, Va.  

Services were conducted at the Barnett Funeral Home, Inc. in Waynesburg, Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. with Rev. C. E. Jacobs officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery. 


Wednesday, September 09, 1992 - Lincoln Ledger, Stanford  

BROWN, Jewell Cash  

June 20, 1908 - September 02, 1992  

Crab Orchard - Jewell Brown, 84, of Ky, 39 South died Sept 2 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, Somerset.  

Born June 20, 1908 in Logan, Va. she was the daughter of the late John and Luvenia Wallace Cash. She was an owner and operator of a grocery store for 53 years and a member of Bethel Church of Christ. 

Survivors include a daughter, Edna Davidson of Englewood, Ohio; a brother, Clay Cash of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Mae Adams of Crab Orchard and Ruby Taylor of Brodhead; and a granddaughter.  

The funeral was held Friday at Bethel Church of Christ by Brother Harold Carter. Burial was Saturday in Miami Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio

Pallbearers will be Dean, Richard and Vince Cash, Bobby and Wayne Taylor and Adam Burdine.


Thursday, May 18, 1978 - Interior Journal  

BROWN, Jonas C.  

February 11, 1891 - May 15, 1978  

Jonas C. Brown, 87, of Crab Orchard, Rt. 1, died Monday morning, May 15 at Golden Living Nursing Home in Danville.

A native of Lincoln County, he was a retired farmer and member of Friendship Baptist Church. He was the son of the late U. S. and Nancy Jane Griffin Brown. 
His wife, Laura Ann Brown, preceded him in death in 1974.  

Survivors are a son, Jesse Brown, of West Point, Ind.; 3 daughters, Marie Denny and Myrtle Kidd, both of Crab Orchard, Rt. 1, and Laverne Denny of Columbus, Ind.; 
11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.  

Services were held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., at Beazley, Speaks and Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Roundtree officiating. Burial was in Friendship Cemetery.

[Listed on tombstone as Jonie C. Brown]  


Thursday, January 17, 2002 - Interior Journal  

BROWN, Sally Vess Harris  

January 01, 1914 - January 08, 2002  

Sally Vess Harris Brown, 87, of Taylorsville, IL., formerly of Stanford, died Tuesday Jan 8 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Taylorsville, IL.  

A native of Stanford, she was born Jan. 1,1914  to the late John and Mary Eliza Frazier Harris. She was a farmer, former nurses aid, member of the Stanford Church of Christ, and widow of Brad Brown.  

Survivors include two sisters, Melavee Saylor of Waynesburg, and Elizabeth Harris of Taylorsville, IL. and several nieces and nephews.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan 12 at the McKnight Funeral Home Chapel in Crab Orchard with Bro. Virgil Horseman officiating. Burial was in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  


Wednesday, February 15, 1989 - Lincoln Ledger, Stanford  

BROWN, Virgil W.  

June 26, 1908 -  February 07, 1989  

Crab Orchard - Virgil Wallace Brown, 80, of Crab Orchard Route 1, died last Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford after an illness.  

Born June 26, 1908 in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Wilson and Minnie Delaney Brown. He was a retired farmer.  

Survivors include his wife, Arla Howard Brown; two sons, William E. Brown of Brodhead and James W. Brown of Hustonville Route 2; four daughters, Geraldine King of Lexington, 
Minnie M. Jordan of Slidell, La., Beverly Taylor of Crab Orchard and Clara L. Cox of Sandston, Va. ; a brother, Joseph Brown of Eustis, Fla.; two sisters, Pansy 
Deboard of Leesburg, Fla., and Elizabeth J. Deboard of Middletown, Ohio ; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  

The funeral was held Friday at Bethel Church of Christ in Lincoln County by the Rev. Harold Carter. Burial was in the church cemetery.

[Listed as Wallace Brown on Tombstone]  


Thursday, February 02, 1989 - Interior Journal  


June 01, 1925 - January 26, 1989  

Hazel Brummett, 63, of 403 Lancaster Street, Stanford, died Thursday, January 26 at the Fort Logan Hospital.  

A native of Harlan County, she was born June 1, 1925 to Clabe Napier and Lucinda Mucker Napier. She was a homemaker and a member of Philadelphia Baptist 
Church in Brodhead, Ky. She was the widow of Lewis Brummett.  

Survivors include three sons, Carl Roberts of Green Bay, Wis., Willie Napier of Indianapolis, Ind., and Lewis Brummett of Trotwood, Ohio; two daughters, 
Donna Lay of Nicholasville and Janice Crosnos of Lakeland, FL.; a brother, Bobby Williams of Roman City, Ind. ; three sisters, Sophia Fugate, Dayton, 
Ohio, Suzie Engle of Denver, Col. and Della Brock of Stanford.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 28 at the Fox Funeral Home with Rev. Vance Singleton officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  


Thursday, May 02, 1996 - The Garrard County News  

BRUMMETT, Preston "Bill"  

Preston "Bill" Brummett, age 57, a resident of Gaffney Road, Garrard County died Thursday, April 25, 1996 at Rankins Bottom, Boyle County.

Born September 20 1938 in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late George Will Brummett and Reatha Brock Brummett Browning. He was a carpenter and an avid fisherman.  

Survivors include his wife; Sue Margaret Grimes Brummett, Garrard County; five daughters: Mrs. Edward (Lisa) Gross, Lincoln County, Mrs. J. D. 
(Teresa) Gross, Lincoln County, Roxanne Brummett, Garrard County; Mrs. Richard (Evelyn) Harmon, Garrard County, Mrs. Van (Rochelle) Gates, Tulsa, Oklahoma; 
Teresa Elmore, Basile, Louisiana; son, Russell (Cathy Hinsley) Brummett, Garrard County; six brothers; Cliston Brummett, Ruby, S. C. ; Hulen Brummett, Paint Lick, Ky.; Loyal 
"Buddy" Brummett, Paint Lick, Ky.; Jimmy Brummett, Gray Hawk, Ky.; Roy Browning, Lancaster, Ky,; Tony Browning, South Carolina; 3 sisters; Betty Turner, Lancaster, Ky.; 
Nancy Hawley, Jefferson, N. C. ; Doris Poynter, Berea, Ky., seven grandchildren.  

Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 1996 at West Brodhead Church of God in Rockcastle County, officiated by Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial was in 
Negro Creek Cemetery in Rockcastle County.

Pallbearers were; Scotty Cash, Hershel Isaacs, Billy Carpenter, Will Davidson, Chuck Wardrip, Tony Wallace and Michel Wayne Turner.  


Wednesday, May 11, 1988 - Lincoln Ledger, Stanford  

BRYANT, Paul  

June 20, 1932 - May 19 1988  

Waynesburg- Paul Bryant, 55 of Crab Orchard Route 1, died Thursday, May 19 at Fort  Logan Hospital, Stanford.  

Born June 20, 1932, in Garrard County, he was the son of Jimmy Bryant of Frankfort and the late Hallie Clark Bryant. He was a member of Milltown (Ind.) Baptist Church.  

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Salyers Bryant; a son, Henry Bryant of Crab Orchard; three daughters, Sheila Kay Hodge of Waynesburg, Shirley May Denney of 
Crab Orchard and Paula Faye Bryant of Eubank; a brother, James Bryant of Frankfort; a sister, Georgia Mae Rich of DePauw, Ind., and six grandchildren.  

The funeral was held Sunday at the Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg, by Cecil Roundtree. Burial was in Salyers Cemetery.  


Thursday, November 04, 1993 - Interior Journal  

BURGESS, Christine  

Christine Burgess, 72, of 1011 W. Marker St. Crawfordsville, IN., died Wednesday, October 27, at the Culver Union Hospital in Crawfordsville, IN.  

A native of Lincoln County, she was born August 15, 1921 to the late William and Betty Hutchison Young. She was a member of Woodland Heights Christian Church.  

Survivors include her husband, Edward Burgess of Crawfordsville, IN; a son, Dudley Burgess of St. Charles, IL; two daughters, Ruby Lamb of Indianapolis, IN., and Ann Baker of 
Crawfordsville, IN.; one brother, William Young of Lexington; three sisters, Opal Dawson of Stanford, Bea Poynter of Stanford and Edna Mae Bastin of Stanford; 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, October 30 at the Hunt & Son Funeral Home in Crawfordsville, IN., with Rev. Jack Austin officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. 


Thursday, December 13, 1979 - Interior Journal  

BURKE, Rosa Helen  

December 23, 1899 - December 9, 1979  

Rosa Helen Burke, 79, of Stanford Route 1, died Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Fort Logan Hospital after a year's illness.

A native of Rockcastle, Mrs. Burke was a member of the Church of Christ.  

Survivors include her husband C. B. Burke of Stanford Route 1; a daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Van Hook of Columbus, Ind.; a son, Gerald Bustle of New Castle, Ind.; two 
stepdaughters, Mrs. Charles Martin of Fairfield, Ohio, and Mrs. James E. Broyles of Dayton, Ohio; three half brothers, Wilson, Walter and Leonard Renner, all of Mount 
Vernon; a half sister. Mrs. Floyd Renner of Crab Orchard Route 1; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Fox Funeral Home. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  

[Bernice's note; Rosa Helen (Renner) Bustle Burke - Her mother was a Doan that married a Renner.]  


Thursday, November 25, 1982 - Interior Journal  

BUTT, Elizabeth  

May 08, 1907 - November 14, 1982  

Lansing, Michigan, November 14 - Elizabeth Katherine Butt, 75, Lansing, Michigan, formerly of Crab Orchard, passed away  on Sunday, November 14, 1982 at 
Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, Lansing, Michigan, after an extensive illness.  

She was born on May 8, 1907, in Lincoln County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Joe Craig and Laura Lee Hardin Magee. She was a waitress and a member of the Crab Orchard Christian Church.  

Her husband, Bowen McRobert Butt, and two children preceded her in death.

She is survived by three sons, Bobby Lee Butt, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ronald Naper Butt, Lansing, Michigan and William McRoberts Butt, Detroit, Michigan; one daughter, Virginia Sue Castonguay, 
Detroit, Michigan; one brother, Lee Magee, Crab Orchard; 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews and cousins.  

Funeral services were held Thursday, at 2 p.m. at the Crab Orchard Christian Church, with Derrel Cone Officiating.  

Active pallbearers were C. N. Scott, Jimmy Gover, Tom and Bill Butt, Frank Edwards and Dudley Shelton.

Honorary pallbearers were Henry Blankenship, Johnny Armstrong, Ray Settle and Andy Taylor.  

Interment was in the Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Martin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangement.  


Thursday, February 15, 1979 - Interior Journal  

BUTT, Robert  

Announcement has been received here of the death of Robert Butt, a native of Lincoln County who was residing in Wyandotte, Michigan at the time of his death.  

Robert Butt, 65, died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack at his home Feb. 2, 1979.  

He was born May 14, 1912, in Highland, Kentucky, the son of U. O. (Cap) and Cora Cook Butt. but had spent his adult life in Michigan.  

He is survived by his wife (Elsie Carlson Butt),  and four Children. Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, Flat Rock, Michigan.  

Mr. Butt was a cousin to Mrs. Marie Reed, Mrs. Violet James, of Lincoln County and Mrs. Betty Austin of Somerset.