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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #48

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto   

Reminder; all obituaries are for personal use only and may not be sold for personal gain, or published without the permission from the Newspaper. 

Lorn E Atwood Kimberly L Bailey Mack Samuel Brock
Lloyd Alfred Brown Haril Burton Ivan D Carrier
Michael Coers Dorothy Lib Coontz Dorothy Lawson Dailey
Ina Terry Douglas Virginia L Cox Downs John Durham
B Marguerite Edwards Henry John Estes Neppie Gayle Givens
Terry Wayne Gooch Gary Hoyt Griffith, Sr. Elsie J Irvin Hendrickson
Jeanette Alice Talbott Hoskins Wilma Wayne Napier Howell Leola Hall Huffman
Anna Lee Wardrip Jeffries Larry Johnson Harold L Kelley
Otis Edward Kilby Ethel Mae Hines Martin Eddie McCowan
Carl Michael "Mike" McMullin Delores M Meadows Naylor Frank Nolan
George Thomas Peek Michael Lee Pemberton Mary E Penman
Tressie Haynes Reynolds Pennington Lawrence A Perry Ronald Phelps
Janis M Phillippe Betty J Denny Pittman Robert Wayne Propes
Linden Kirby Pruitt Florence Martin Reynolds Russell Richards
Clara Mae Earles Richey William Stanton Rousey, Jr. J. D. Saylor
Walker Shanks Donald L Shearer Donna Mae Wilson Shelton
John Clarence Shockley Rev. Rollie Short Hulen John Simpson
E. J. Smith, Jr. Teddy Olan Todd George B Van Hook
Ophelia Spires Vanhook Gerlene Walker Willoughby Floyd Scott Young

 

 

Wednesday,  February 14, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger 

 

ATWOOD, Lorn E.
October 19,1910- February 12, 2007

STANFORD - Lorn E. Atwood, 96, of Stanford, died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Oct. 19, 1910, in Casey County, he was a son of the late William Emerson Atwood and Murtie Brown Atwood. He was a farmer and a Methodist. He was the widower of Susie Beatrice Atwood and Bettie Atwood.

Survivors include a son, Lowell Atwood (Barbara) of Stanford; two daughters, Louise Stafford (Cecil) of South Port, Ind., and Donna Todd (Bill) of Indianapolis, Ind.; special friends, John and Dee Sims; 10 grandchildren; 12 grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Erwin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Roger Kelley, Mike Stafford, Steve Hollowell, Paul Epling, Jerry Atwood and Freddie Fox.

 

Sunday,  February 18, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

BAILEY, Kimberly L.

May 17, 1960 – February 14, 2007

SALINE, Mich. - Kimberly Lynn Bailey of Onsted, Mich., passed away Feb. 14, 2007.

She was born May 17, 1960, to Roy Lee and Lucille (Wallin) Berry in Stanford, and they preceded her in death. Kim was employed by Ford and she loved to cook, care for her loved ones, NASCAR, the color orange and Tony Stewart.

Kim is survived by her beloved husband, Clint.

She is the dear mother of Erica R. Hampton (Tony Zervogiannis) of Ann Arbor, Mich., James D. "JD" and Rachel V. Meehling, both of Onsted. She is the loving grandmother of Alexander Zervogiannis and dearest sister of Wayne (Angie) Berry, Larry Berry, Tammy (Ronnie) Smith and Mitzi Lucas, all of Kentucky.

Memorial visitation is 2-4 p.m. today, Feb. 18, 2007, with the memorial service at 3 p.m. at Robinson-Bahnmiller Funeral Home, 301 East Michigan Ave., Saline, Mich. with the Rev. Gordon Moore officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the family.

Her unconditional love, humor and kindness will be missed.

 

Sunday, February 11, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

BROCK, Mack Samuel
 
1957-2007

STANFORD - Mack Samuel Brock, 49, of Stanford, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 26, 1957, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Ira and Lola Hazlett Brock. He was a general contractor.

Survivors include two brothers, Junior Brock of Villarica, Ga., and Lige Brock of Lancaster; and three sisters, Sue and Jane Brock, and Marie Robinson, all of Stanford.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home. A private burial will take place at a later date.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

 

Wednesday, January, 24 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

 

BROWN, Lloyd Alfred

December 19, 1921 – January 23, 2007

STANFORD - Lloyd Alfred Brown, 85, of Stanford, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Dec. 19, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Morris and Ella Menifee Brown. He was a farmer and carpenter, and a World War II veteran. He also was a member of Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Martha Brown of Stanford; two daughters, Peggy Ray of South Fork and Paula Terry of McKinney; a brother, Joseph "Jack" Brown of Stanford; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Clarence, Kenneth and Raymond Brown; a sister, Edith Blankenship; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Fox Funeral Home by G.W. Smith and Gary King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Timothy Godbey, Josh and Aaron Brown, and Russell, Tommy and Buddy Schuler.

 

Tuesday, March 06, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger  

BURTON, Haril

July 09, 1953 – March 05, 2007

STANFORD - Haril Burton, 53, of Hustonville, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born July 9, 1953, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of the late Haril and Ruth Sinclair Burton and a former employee of Texas Instruments.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Lynn Reed Burton of Hustonville; a daughter, Lisa Lynn Adams of Dayton, Ohio; three brothers, Lonnie and Tommy Burton, both of Dayton, and Ronnie Burton of Lexington; a sister, Bonnie Humphries of Hustonville; and a granddaughter.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Green River Pentecostal Church by Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Angel Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 11 am. Wednesday at the church. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday,  March 21, 2007- Advocate-Messenger  

CARRIER, Ivan D.

1950-2007

MORELAND - Ivan Dale Carrier 56, of Hustonville, died Tuesday, March 20, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Hospital. Born Sept. 22, 1950, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Edith Crowe Carrier of Hustonville and the late Ivan Herbert Carrier.

He worked for L&N/CSX Railroad for 24 years, was a member of Westside Community United Methodist Church, Quail Unlimited, National Rifle Association and the Bluegrass Sportsman Club.

Survivors include his wife, Regina McWhorter Carrier; one son, Marshall Carrier of Stanford; one daughter, Nicole Carrier Hoseclaw of Hustonville; two sisters, Brenda Wilson of Hustonville and Barbara Richey of McKinney; and two grandchildren, Karsyn Paige Hoseclaw and Cole Preston Carrier.

Services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Westside Community United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ken Hughes. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Marshall Carrier, Shane Hoseclaw, Jerry Wilcher, Mike Crowe and Gary Guinn.  W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

COERS, Michael

LOUISVILLE - Michael Coers, 62, of Louisville, formerly of Covington, died Sunday at his home after a long illness.

Coers, a native of Indianapolis, Ind., was a prize-winning photographer for The Courier-Journal, who helped the newspaper win two Pulitzer Prizes. During the busing demonstrations in Louisville in the mid-1970s, his photo of a white child and a black child together in a classroom became an icon of reconciliation and the lead image in the package the newspaper sent to the Pulitzer jury.

He was the son of the Rev. Morris H. Coers, founder of the Garden of Hope, Covington, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Covington. He was a 1966 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

He is survived by his former wife, June Clausen Coers of Louisville; son, John Coers (Selene) of Ottenheim, Ky.; and grandchildren, Jessica and Deanna Coers.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Pearson Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, with burial to follow in St. Sylvester Cemetery in Lincoln County, Ky.

 

Sunday,  February 25, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

COONTZ, Dorothy Lib
November 20, 1934 – February 23, 2007

STANFORD - "Lib" Coontz, 72, of Junction City, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 20, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Riley and Hazel Rexroat Turner. She was a homemaker, member of Worldstown Church of God and the widow of James "Luke" Coontz.

Survivors include a son, James (Judy) Coontz of Junction City; a son-in-law, Dale Privett of McKinney; five brothers, Donnie Turner of Moreland, Larry Turner of Lexington, Ricky Turner of Berea, and Sam and James "Sparky" Turner, both of Danville; five sisters, Alice Byrd and Margaret Goodlett, both of Harrodsburg, Susie Jones of Perryville, Carolyn Turner of Danville and Patricia Hume of Harrodsburg; a grandchild, Elizabeth Hall; a great-grandchild, Brittney Hall; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Privett.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Floying Thompson Jr. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Asbury, Jerry Wilburn, Brian Waters, Kelly Burchett, Mike Sparkman and Bob Rehberg.

 

Thursday, March 22, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

DAILEY, Dorothy Lawson

March 05, 1926 – March 21, 2007

Dorothy Lee "Dot" Lawson Dailey, 81, of Danville, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2007, in Boyle County.

Born Friday, March 5, 1926, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Ebbie Lawson and Pearl Price Owens. Dot was a homemaker, a former employee of Parks Belk in Danville and a member of First Christian Church. Dot was the widow of Henry Dailey Jr.

Survivors include her son, Henry (Carol) Dailey of Elizabethtown; a brother, Ebbie (Florence) Lawson Jr. of Lexington; a sister-in-law, Ruth Dailey of Stanford; two grandchildren, Janelle Poppe and Rebecca Gardner; and five great-grandchildren, Abbe Clark, Zachary and Chad Gardner, and Kevin and Sean Poppe.

Dot was preceded in death by a sister, Roberta Antel.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church, Danville, by Dr. Jerry Shepard and the Rev. Kristina Stuckel. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers are members of her Sunday School Class at First Christian Church.

 

 

Thursday, March 1, 2007 – Interior Journal, Stanford, KY

DOUGLAS, Ina Terry

March 18, 1928 – February 26, 2007

Ina Terry Douglas, 78, of Bellview Street, Junction City, formerly of Hubble, died Monday, Feb. 26 at her residence.

A native of Jewell, KS., she was born March 18, 1928 to the late Sidney and Dottie Blevins Terry. She was a seamstress, farmer, artist, carpenter, and avid flea marketer. She loved flowers and gardening, was of the Baptist faith, and the widow of Donald F. Douglas.

Survivors include four daughters, Linda Neal of Junction City, Connie (Monte) Davidson of Stanford, Claudia (Joe) Miracle of Broughtontown, and Dottie (Tim) Roach of Danville; sister, Lindell Stanley of Moreland; nine grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, March 1) at 11 a.m. at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home in Danville with Chaplain Gary Story officiating. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Adam Neal, Shane and Joseph Miracle, Mary Carter, Justin Worthington, Adrian Colyer, and Jeff Douglas.

 

Thursday,  February 15, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

DOWNS, Virginia L. Cox
March 12, 1935 – February 12, 2007

STANFORD - Virginia Lee Downs, 71, of Stanford, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born March 12, 1935, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late William Samuel and Ruby Dean Craig Cox. She was a homemaker, a member of Gilberts Creek Baptist Church and former employee of American Greetings. She was the widow of Ernie "Pug" Downs.

Survivors include a son, Rick (Louise) Crowe of Stanford; two stepdaughters, Diane Rom of Rochester, Ind., and Jackie Crawford of Shelbyville; four brothers, Bruce Cox of Junction City, James W. Cox of Danville, and Warren Cox and James Michael Cox, both of Forkland; four sisters, Francis Leffew of Mitchellsburg, Mary Ann Hollon and Jessie Huff, both of Danville, and Charlotte Ulmer of Tennessee; two grandsons; seven step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 22 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four brothers, William Samuel Jr., Hayden, "Buster" and Henry Logan Cox.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Fox Funeral Home with the Rev. Morris Trayner officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael and David Crowe, Eric and Wes Crawford, and Gary and Travis Rom. Honorary pallbearers are Tom Hollon, Jim Huff, Wayne Cox, and Barry and Buddy Leffew. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home.

 

Monday,  February 12, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

DURHAM, John
August 18, 1922 – February 11, 2007

Former Lincoln County School Principal

LIBERTY - John Durham, 84, of Hustonville, formerly of Yosemite, died Sunday at his home.

Born Aug. 18, 1922, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Roscoe and Ruthy Raney Durham. He was a former Casey County teacher and Lincoln County school principal. He also was a former minister of House of Prayer in Yosemite.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Bonnie Maxine Goforth Durham; a daughter, Marsha Carol Brewley of Hustonville; three grandchildren, Johnny Douglas, Scott Durham and Susan Lee; and six great-grandchildren, Ashley and Katie Douglas, Kyle Denson, and Heather, Chris and Macie Lee; a brother, Chester Durham of Somerset; and two sisters, Jeanette Thompson of Danville and Mary Lou Lyons of Waddy.

He was preceded in death by a son, Garry Wayne "Luke" Durham; five sisters, Laura Sweago, Wauneda Thompson, Ellen Durham, Brenda Galloway and Shelby Jean Durham; and three brothers, E.C., Clayton and Richard Durham.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by Wayne Naylor. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery with military rites by Casey County Funeral Squad.

 

Tuesday February 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger  

EDWARDS,  B. Marguerite

1915-2007

B. Marguerite Edwards, 91, of South Fifth Street, Danville, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Monday, Aug. 30, 1915, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Riley Austin Edwards and Clara Mae Grubbs Edwards. She was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. Mrs. Edwards retired from Corning Glass after 26 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Jean (Herbert) McGuire of Danville; a grandson, Kevin (Betty) McGuire of Danville; a granddaughter, Kelly Darland (Danny Bottom) of Harrodsburg; great-grandsons, Ryan, Joe and Cooper McGuire; great-granddaughter, Maggie Darland; and two special nieces, Marilyn (John) Houchin and Martha (Tom) Foster.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a stillborn infant daughter.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with Dr. Tommy Valentine officiating. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

 

Friday, February 2, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

ESTES. Henry John
June 28, 1913- February 01, 2007

STANFORD - Henry John Estes, 93, of Stanford, died Thursday at Golden Living Center.

Born June 28, 1913, in Whitley County, he was a son of the late Charles and Georgia Byrd Estes. He was an employee of a paper manufacturing company and a member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Willow Grove Baptist Church. He also was a member of Masonic Lodge 60.

Survivors include his wife, Addie Malinda McKeehan Estes; a son, Shelby Allen Estes (Patricia) of Newport, Mich.; a daughter, Donna Sue Smock of Stanford; two brothers, Walter B. Estes of Pleasant View, Ky., and Harold Estes of Georgia; a sister, Bobbie Jean Oakes of Pleasant View; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a stepgranddaughter; and three step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Boyd Estes; and a grandson, Kelly Scott Smock.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Willow Grove Baptist Church by the Revs. Dale Denton and Brad King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs.

Pallbearers will be members of Masonic Lodge 60. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Spurlin Funeral Home with a Masonic service at 7 p.m.

 

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 – Advocate –Messenger

GIVENS, Neppie Gayle

Neppie Gayle Givens, age 77, of Lexington, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2007, at the Tanbark Healthcare Center in Lexington.

She was born July 30, 1929, in Lincoln County, the only daughter of George Ewalt Givens and Mary Crews Givens. Death was caused by complications of multiple ailments.

Gayle graduated Stanford High School in 1947; was employed at the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf from 1948-49; with the State of Kentucky Legislative Research Division 1949-58; the General Telephone Company 1958-87; and retired in 1987. Governor Wetherby commissioned her a Kentucky Colonel in 1955. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lexington, and a volunteer at the Lexington Methodist Mission.

She is survived by two brothers, Col. Joseph Ewalt Givens (Paula) of Enterprise, Ala., and Jack Carpenter Givens (Marquerite) of Houston, Texas; two nephews, George and Paul Givens; three nieces, Cheryl Field, Bromleigh Naftel, and Malinda Burke; and nine grandnephews and nieces. Her namesake is 2-year-old, Leili Gayle Givens.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 16, at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Fox Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joan Smith, Mildred Gooch, Mary Fred Schnitzler, Betty Arnold, Louise Cornish, Liz Wheeler and Jody Grimes.

Contributions in Gayle's honor may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Lexington or the New Beginnings United Methodist Church in Stanford.

 

Sunday, January 28, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

GOOCH, Terry Wayne
March 08, 1953- January 26, 2007

STANFORD - Terry Wayne Gooch, 53, of Stanford, died Friday.

Born March 8, 1953, he was the son of Herbert Gooch and the late Mary Lee McKee Gooch. He was an electrical lineman and member of the Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Coleman Gooch; a step-son, Jason Barnett of Stanford; a step-daughter, Jennifer DeBoard of Lancaster; a brother, Jeffrey Gooch; two sisters, Gainell Sue Gooch and Maisie Gooch Napier, all of Kings Mountain; a step-grandchild, Alysa DeBoard; a great-grandchild; seven nieces; and six nephews.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. David Gambrel. Burial will be in Pleasant Point Baptist Church.

 

Sunday, February 11, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

GRIFFITH, Gary Hoyt, Sr.
1936-2007

STANFORD - Gary Hoyt Griffith Sr., 71, of Stanford, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 24, 1936, in Riverside, Calif., he was the son of the late Hoyt and Geneve Sankey Griffith. He was a general contractor and a Navy veteran.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Griffith Jr. and Ricky Griffith; two step-sons, Ronnie Ege Jr. and Everett Ege; three daughters, Cindy and Audrey Griffith, and Marian Broce; two step-daughters, Louise and Kathy Joseph; an adopted daughter, Roxie Nelson; a brother, Larry Wright; 10 grandchildren; a niece; and a nephew.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Dixon. Burial will be in Camp Nelson Cemetery.

 

Thursday, February 08, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HENDRICKSON, Elsie J. Irvin
April 11,1915 – February 06, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Elsie J. Irvin Hendrickson, 91, of Crab Orchard, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation in Brodhead. She was the widow of Granville Pearl Hendrickson.

Born on April 11, 1915, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Dortha Turner Irvin. She was a member of Crab Orchard Church of God.

Survivors Include a daughter, Eula King of Crab Orchard; a son, William Alvin, and wife, Kathryn Hendrickson of Kirkland, Ill.; three daughters, Dorothy Robinson of Crab Orchard, Edith and husband Cornelius Strickland of Williams, Ore., and Diane and husband Regal Baldwin of Crab Orchard; son-in-law, Clyde Simspon of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Doris and husband Isaac Acton of Eubank, and Vernice Yantz of Waynesburg; 19 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 40 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Granville Pearl Hendrickson Sr.; parents, Edmond and Dortha Irvin; three children, Roy Lee Hendrickson, Granville P. Hendrickson Jr. and Mildred Simpson; six grandchildren; brothers, Everett, Raymond, Joe, Homer, Bill, Leonard and Elza "Bud" Irvin; and sisters, Lillian Irvin and Velma Reynolds.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at McKnight Funeral Home by Robert Nicholson and Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home.

Pallbearers include Gary, Larry, Kevin, Mark and Donald Hendrickson, Phillip Baldwin, and Jeremy and Neal Simpson.

Honorary pallbearers include Kenny Whitt, Matthew Kelly, Wesley Bryant Jr. and Hubert Hendrickson.

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HOSKINS, Jeanette Alice Talbott

1923-2007

Jeanette Alice Hoskins, age 83, of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, formerly of Mitchellsburg, Ky., passed away Monday, March 5, 2007, at her son's residence.

Jeanette was born Friday, July 27, 1923, in Rockcastle County, Ky., to the late Alric and Nellie Taylor Talbott. She was a homemaker and former employee of Churchill Weavers in Berea. She was also a member of the Good Hope Baptist Church in Flatwoods, Ky. She lived in Madison and Garrard Counties with her first husband, Bill Burton, until his untimely death in 1957. She then married Millard Hoskins in 1959. They farmed in Garrard, Mercer, and Lincoln counties until they retired happily in Garrard County in the mid-1970s. Jeanette moved to Mitchellsburg, Ky., after Millard's death in 1996. She lived there several years until a fall forced her to live with her son, BR Bonny, in North Carolina.

Survivors include her son, Bill R. Bonny of North Carolina; a stepson, Harold Hoskins of Salem, Conn.; three sisters, Freda and Faye Preston, both of Mitchellsburg, and Kristine Townsend of Lawrenceburg; six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Fox Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Shockley officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Zane and Tab Bonny, Frank Lechwart, Corey and John Thomas Edwards and Mitch Preston.

Jeanette passed quickly and suffered little. She is now at her journey's end. Bye Mom, we will miss you. With love, the family.

 

Thursday, March 01, 2007 – Interior Journal, Stanford, KY

HOWELL, Wilma Wayne Napier

Wilma Wayne Napier Howell, 99, of Salem, IN., died Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Indiana.

A native of Sturgeon, she was born Jan. 15, 1908 to the late William Henry and Clara Frances Hughes Napier. She was a farmer, an elementary school teacher in both Kentucky and Indiana, a retired cartographer draftsman for the Census Bureau, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of Busing Memorial Church in McKee and the American Legion Auxiliary. Howell was also a Past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star #286 in Salem, IN., and the widow of Ivan Aubrey Howell.

She was also preceded in death by two children, Jerry Lynn Howell and Margaret Leah Howell Wingler; a grandson, Christopher Macon Howell; and two brothers, Ronal (see file # 44) and Darrell Napier (see file # 40)  of Stanford.

Survivors include granddaughter, Jennifer Dawn Howell of Salem, IN.; grandson, Benjamin Howell of Kentucky; great grandson, Jacob Christopher Howell of Salem, IN.; and four nieces and three nephews of Stanford.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 2 at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem, IN., at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

 

Thursday, February 1, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HUFFMAN, Leola Hall
March 09,1927- January 30, 2007

STANFORD - Leola Huffman, 79, of Stanford, died Tuesday.

Born March 9, 1927, in Clay County, she was a daughter of the late James and Polly Hall. She was the widow of W.A. Huffman.

Survivors include two sons, James L. Huffman of Star, N.C., and Charles W. Huffman of Cummings, Ga.; three daughters, Vedria Huffman, Janice I. Huffman and D. Jean Adkins, all of Stanford; a stepson, William A. Huffman Jr. of Florida; a brother, Abe Sams Jr.; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Harold Huffman.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. David Noe. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

Thursday, January 08, 2007 – Interior Journal, Stanford, KY  

JEFFRIES, Anna Lee Wardrip

Anna Lee Wardrip Jeffries, 74, of Stanford died Friday, Feb. 2 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Saturday, Dec. 17, 1932 to the late Charles Price and Georgia Mae Wilson Mercer. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Beginnings United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Floyd Willis Wardrip; and a sister, Illa Mae Kayes.

Survivors include her husband, D.L. "Jeff" Jeffries of Stanford; a son, Charles "Chuck" (Belinda) Wardrip of Florence; three daughters, Glenda Wardrip, Brenda Wilkins and Debbie Wardrip, all of Frankfort; a stepson, Bob Jeffries of Stanford; two grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and a step great grandchild.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Fox Funeral Home with Donna Jones and Jim Reed officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Gary Brummett, Marvin Kayes, Stephone Wilkinson, Bob Jeffries, Bob Wardrip and Fred Reichenbach. Honorary pallbearers were Lucille Crawford, Elsie Butcher, Darrell Chadwell, Pauline Carman, Betty Witt, Jean Lawless and Nancy Hill.

 

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

JOHNSON, Larry
March 05, 1955- January 22, 2007

STANFORD - Larry Johnson, 51, of New Salem, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 5, 1955, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Harold and Mable Snow Johnson. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of Local 369 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Harlene Johnson; three sons, Maynard Hoskins (Anna), Kerry Hoskins (Sarah) and Bernie Hoskins (Tammy), all of Geneva; a daughter, Sharlot Brown (Randy) of Green River; five brothers, Charles Johnson of Campbellsville, L.C. Johnson of Middleburg, Roger Lopez of Danville, Roger Johnson of Niceville, Fla., and Vernon Johnson of Junction City; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Revs. Tim Brown and Matt Jones. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Doug Curlin, David Fry, Jimmy Ernest, Jimmy Taylor, Danny Coffman, Roger Adams, Ronald Napier and Mike Benedict.

Honorary pallbearers are Nathan Hoskins, Kerry Wayne Foley, Daniel Brown, Joseph Brown, Justin Hoskins and Jason Hoskins.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at the church. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday,  March 21, 2007 – Advocate – Messenger

KELLEY, Harold L.

1931-2007        

STANFORD - Harold Lee Kelley, 75, of Ky. 78 in Stanford, Ky., passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 1, 1931, in Lincoln County to the late James Harvey and Eva Gover Kelley. Harold was a farmer and a member of Turnersville Christian Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin Cain Kelley.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Lena Cain Kelley of Stanford; a son, Steven Lee and Kathy Kelley of Stanford; a daughter, Donna and Edward Carpenter of Danville; a brother, James Kelley of Stanford; four grandchildren, Melissa (Jacob) Titman, Leslie (Alan) Johnson, Erin Kelley and Justin Lee Kelley; and a great-grandson, Evan Luke Johnson.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Friday, March 23, at Turnersville Christian Church with the Revs. Dan Gutenson and David Cornish officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Austin, Buddy Pence, David Smith, Justin Lee Kelley, Jim Reed and Roy Reichenbach.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home.

 

Thursday,  March 15, 2007- Interior Journal, Stanford, KY

KILBY, Otis Edward

Otis Edward Kilby, 90, of Hustonville died Monday, March 12 in Fayette County.

A native of Whitley Co., he was born Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1916 to the late Frank Dalton and Laura Emeline Kilby. He was a farmer, a WWII veteran, and a member of Geneva Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Frank Kilby, Jr, Lonzo Dalton Kilby, and William Howard Kilby; and two sisters Minerva Ellen Smith and Carrie Lee Dye.

Survivors include a sister, Anne Mae Hardin of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 14 at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. George Dye officiating. Burial was in Jellico Creek Cemetery.

 

Thursday,  February 15, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

MARTIN, Ethel Mae Hines

STANFORD - Ethel Mae Martin, 83, of Stanford, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 14, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Millard Hines and Amanda King Hines. She was the widow of John C. Martin.

Survivors include three sons, Carlos Martin of Junction City, and Boyd and Ricky Martin, both of Stanford; two daughters, Shirley Kidd and Vivian Payton, both of Stanford; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Carl Martin.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Wednesday,  February 14, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger 

McCOWAN, Eddie
1923-2007

MORELAND - Eddie McCowan, 83, of Mount Salem, formerly of Middleburg, died Monday.

Born Oct. 19, 1923, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Ed and Euphemia Taylor McCowan.

Survivors include his wife, Jewell McCowan; three daughters, Joyce LaRue (John) Laffrado of Florida; Mary Juanita (Otis) Delk of Mount Salem and Tiarra Gail (Mike) McCormick of California; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith and Kevin Pittman. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

 

Thursday, March 15, 2007 – Interior Journal, Stanford, KY  

McMULLIN, Carl Michael "Mike"

December 22, 1951 – March 06, 2007

Carl Michael "Mike" McMullin, 55, of Ky. Hwy. 328 W., died Tuesday, March 6 at his residence.

A native of Somerset, he was born Dec. 22, 1951 to the late Leon and Blanche (Shea) McMullin. He was a retired Army LPN having served during the Vietnam Era and the Gulf War, and the widower of Janice (Moore) McMullin.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Gerald McMullin.

Survivors include three daughters, Amanda McMullin (Eddie) Raymond of Lexington, Abbie McMullin (Eric) Harris of Waynesburg, and Lydia McMullin of Eubank; one brother, Gilbert McMullin of Lexington; and three grandchildren, Vincent, Collin and Sophia Harris.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 9 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Mike Mullins officiating. Burial was in Olive Cemetery, Waynesburg with military honors by American Legion Post #38.

 

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

NAYLOR, Dolores M. Meadows
March 24, 1932- February 17, 2007

STANFORD - Dolores Mae Naylor, 74, of Hustonville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 24, 1932, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Molly Emily "Dorothy" Moore Meadows. She was a seamstress, a member of Green River Pentecostal Church and the widow of Charles W. Naylor.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry Wayne Naylor of Stanford, Ricky A. Naylor (Timsa) of Hustonville and David Lee Naylor (Sharon) of Eubank; a daughter, Phyllis Adams (Jimmy) of Hustonville; two brothers, Albert Meadows of Mount Healthy, Ohio, and Lester Meadows Jr. of Hustonville; three sisters, Patsy Parker of Hustonville, Margie Fields of Dunnville and Mary Katherine Thacker of Walden, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Gordon Stacy and Bill Walls. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Naylor Jr., Kerry Scott Naylor, Joshua Naylor, Ben Naylor, Kevin Hayes and Johnny Mac Brown. Honorary pallbearer is Charles David Naylor.  Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

 

 Tuesday, February 27, 2007-Advocate-Messenger

NOLAN, Frank
1936-2007

WAYNESBURG - Frank Nolan, 71, of Eubank, died Sunday.

Born Jan. 3, 1936, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late George and Lucy Bishop Nolan.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Allen; two sons, Jeff Nolan of Loda, Ill., and Joey Nolan of Salvisa; four daughters, Darlene Ellison of Taylorsville, Emma Nolan of Georgetown, Geraldine Barron of Eubank, and Teressa Young of Smithfield; four sisters, Marie Webster of Richmond, Lilly Mae Carry of Shelbyville, Geneva Snowden of Berea and Wanda Delaney of Florida; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Singletontown Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, January 09, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

PEEK, George Thomas

Tommy Peek, 63, of Stanford died Tuesday at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. The husband of Susie Emerson Peek. He was born in Lincoln County to the late James W. and Martha Lunsford Peek. He was an auto mechanic, a Kentucky Coloner and a member ot Watts Chapel Baptist Church.

Other survivors include two sons, George Thomas Peek (Donna) of Lancaster and Andrew Kyle Peek of Danville; one daughter Lea Peek Padgett (Daniel) of Kings Mountain; two sisters, Nell Deatherage of Stanford and Ruth Ryan of Danville and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marth Suzanne Peek and 4 brothers, Frank Peek, Richard Peek, James Peek and Ed Peek; 5 sisters, Jessie Cooper, Tabitha Leathers, Angie Record, Olive Peek and Elizabeth Peek.

Officiating the service will be Reverend Harold McLaren, Reverand Dan Gutenson and Chaplin Gary Story. Pallbearers are; Fred and Jeff Short, Buck Wheat Gilbert, Ronald Baird, Tommy Bourne, Bobby Barrick, David Irvin and Ron Satterley. Honor bearers are Sue Fowler, Lea Shepard Wooldridge, Joyce Combs, Ramsey Peek, Maddie Witte, Brittany Raiza and Georgette Covey.

Funeral services will be held January 12, 2 P. M. at Watts Chapel Baptist Church in Crab Orchard. Burial at Buffalo Springs Cemertery.

 

Sunday, February 11, 2007 – Advocate, Messenger

PEMBERTON, Michael Lee
1956-2007

MORELAND - Michael Lee Pemberton, 50, of Lexington, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, at his residence.

Born Aug. 28, 1956, in Gary, Ind., he was the son of the late James Vernon and Jean Pemberton. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Elizabeth Caudill Pemberton; a son, Michael Pemberton Jr.; a brother, Dwayne Pemberton; and a sister, Clara Midkiff. Other survivors include his special friends Diana Pemberton and Vernon Bell.

Services are 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by David Fralix with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bo Rowe, Robert Marcum, David Reese and Winford Hensley.

 

Tuesday, March 06, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

PENMAN, Mary E.

1919-2007

Mary Elizabeth Penman, 87, of Stanford, died Sunday at Golden Living Center in Stanford.

Born May 4, 1919, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Annie Lee Miller and Willie Stewart Sr. She was a member of Bethel AME Church and the widow of Andrew C. Penman.

Survivors include a cousin she raised, David (Georgia) Givens of Indianapolis; and a sister, Margaret Beasley of Stanford.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel AME Church by the Rev. Dana R. Dawkins. Burial will be in Eli Simpson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Oneith Fitzgerald, Wendell Turner, Glenn Gooch, Melvin Gooch, George Miller and Ricky Alcorn. Honorary pallbearers are Herbert and Theodore Simpson, Robert L. Gooch, John T. Gooch, Charles Cloyd and Lewis Helm.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the church.  Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 – Commonwealth Journal, Somerset, KY

 

PENNINGTON, Tressie Haynes Reynolds

November 09, 1930 – January 07, 2007

Tressie Jewell Haynes Pennington, 76, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born in Crab Orchard, Ky. on Nov. 9, 1930, daughter of the late Russell and Anna Katherine Spooneymore Reynolds. She was a homemaker, member of the Assembly of God, and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by one son, George Russell Haynes of Indiana; seven daughters, Donna Mayfield of Texas, Darlene Morgan and Ruby (and Terry) Farmer, both of Winchester, Ky., Bonnie (and Romer) Keith Jr. and Pam (and David) Young, both of Science Hill, Sandra Haynes of Indiana, and Michelle (and Randy) Saylor of Milford, Ohio; 28 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 brothers and sisters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Henry Pennington, whom she married on July 21, 1973, and who died on Feb. 19, 2003; her parents; one brother, Marvin Reynolds; and two sisters, Dorthy Ellen Reynolds and Lora Mae Burger.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Norman Harper officiating. Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.

 

Sunday, February 04, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

PERRY, Lawrence A.

July 16, 1928 - February 01, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Lawrence A. Perry, 78, of Kings Mountain, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007, in Stanford.

Born Monday, July 16th, 1928, in Waynesburg to the late William Perry and Viola Clay Alford. Also preceded in death by his step-father, Elmer Alford, and his wife, Lola Quillen Perry.

Lawrence was a former electrical engineer for Naval Weapons Station in Norco, Calif., as well as a veteran of the Air Force, where he served in the Military Police. He was a graduate of University of Kentucky with a degree in electrical engineering, an avid camper and a former engineer for NASA in Huntsville, Ala.

Survivors include a son, Ron Perry of California; a daughter, Melanie (James) Sims of Kings Mountain; three half-brothers, Richard Alford of Louisville, Norman Alford of Waynesburg and J.C. Alford of South Carolina; a sister, Dorthy Martin of Junction City; three half-sisters, Delores Cornett of Waynesburg, and Pat Haste and Mary Taft, both of Eubank; four grandchildren, Robert and Michael Perry, Ashley Williams and Haylee Olds; four step-grandchildren, Kasey, Kassidy, David and Kayla Sims; and a great-granddaughter, Macy Brummett.

Services will be held 2 p.m. today, Feb. 4, 2007, at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home officiated by Brother Vola Brown. Burial will be Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at Flannery-Quillen Cemetery in Lee County.

Visitation was 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg.

 

Monday,  February 12, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

PHELPS, Ronald
July 30, 1948 – February 09, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Ronald Phelps, 58, of Kings Mountain, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born July 30, 1948, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Cecil and Ella Mae Whitaker Phelps. He retired from the Oakwood Training Facility in Somerset after 28 years and was a farmer. He was a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church, a former caretaker for Pleasant Point Cemetery, an avid UK fan and loved fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Gene Stull Phelps of Kings Mountain; a twin brother, Roger Phelps of Short Creek, Ky.; a sister, Linda (Willard) Phelps Ruckel of Gray, Ky.; and several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Pleasant Point Baptist Church with Bill Rhodus and Bill Meece officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Point Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Wagoner, Stacy L. Padgett, Jason Stull, Lanny Hubbard, Bruce Stull and Roger Phelps.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

 

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

PHILLIPPE, Janis M.

July 17, 1935 – January 22, 2007

LIBERTY - Janis M. Phillippe, 71, of Grove Ridge Community, died Monday at Casey County Hospital.

Born July 17, 1935, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late Jacob and Mae Owens Phillippe. He was a retired teacher and principal, a member of Middleburg Baptist Church and an ordained deacon. He was a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Watts Phillippe; a daughter, Lisa (Steven) Peek of Kings Mountain; two grandchildren, Shane Russell Peek and Kendra Nicole Peek, both of Kings Mountain; four sisters, Gladys Emerson of Liberty, Orpha Godbey of Owenton, Beulah Williams of Middleburg and Norma Jean Ashley of Eubank; two brothers, Jesse Phillippe of Versailles, Ind., and the Rev. J.R. Phillippe of Clay City. He was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Bess Mandel.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Middleburg Baptist Church by the Revs. Curtis Brock and Chris Dalton. Burial will be in Grove Ridge Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Russell Rodgers, Randy and Ricky Watts, Daniel Rigney, Harold Wilson and P.D. Lanham. Honorary pallbearers are Cecil Hatter, Bobbie Caron, Dean Rigney, Melvin Cravens, Harold Buis, Robert Austin, William Shoopman, Billie and Jared Watts, John Peek, Steve Roach, Ronald Allen, Tommy and Wayne Jankowski, S.N. Neal, Bro. Hershel Luttrell and Bro. Onva Hayes.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Thursday at Middleburg Baptist Church.

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 – Advocate –Messenger

PITTMAN, Betty J. Denny
June 24, 1948- January 29, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Betty Jean Denny Pittman, 58, of Stanford, died Jan. 29, 2007.

Born June 24, 1948, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Bonnie Hacker Denny. She previously attended Fall Lick Holiness Church.

Survivors include her companion, Barry Atkins; and three sisters, Bonita Powell, Julie Hale and Fredia Sue Denny of Crab Orchard. She also was preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Lee Denny, and a stillborn child.

Pallbearers include Paul Hale Jr., Michael Hale, Freemon Denny Jr., Eddie Denny, John Denny Jr. and Norman Meeks.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Friendship Baptist Church by Cecil Burns. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Thursday. McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday January 23, 2007- Advocate-Messenger

PROPES, Robert Wayne
May 06, 1953- January 21, 2007

MORELAND - Robert Wayne Propes, 53, of Liberty, died Sunday.

Born May 6, 1953, he was the son of Ruby Mae Propes of Liberty and the late Hobert Propes.

Other survivors include a son and daughter, Anthony and Tonya Terry of Lexington; six brothers, Eugene, Donald, Norman and Edgar Propes, all of Liberty, Darrell Propes of Waynesburg, and L.C. Propes of Danville; and five sisters, Brenda Luster of Hustonville, Alma Schmiers of Stanford, and Linda Payton, Elaine Johnson and Kim Propes, all of Liberty. He was preceded in death by two children, Kathy and Shaun Wayne Propes. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, February 08, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

PRUITT, Linden Kirby
March 02, 1962 – February 06, 2007

Linden Kirby Pruitt, 44, of Lancaster, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at his home. He was the husband of Sandy Oakes Pruitt.

Born March 2, 1962, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of Phyllis Jean Brock Nickell and the late Eugene "Buddy" Pruitt. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Baptist Church and a former employee of Mount Vernon Plastics.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Oakes Pruitt of Lancaster; mother, Phyllis Jean and husband Dave Nickell of Stanford; daughter, Tiffany Jo Pruitt of Lancaster; and stepdaughter, Amber Nicole Long of Lancaster.

Pallbearers include Randy Prewitt, Lonnie and Teddy Pruitt; and Homer Ray Shoemaker.

Services will be noon Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Vola Brown. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

 

Friday, January 19, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

REYNOLDS, Florence Martin
May 01,
1942 - January 18, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Florence Martin Reynolds, 64, of Stanford, died Thursday.

Born May 1, 1942, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Delphi Woods Martin.

Survivors include her husband, Oscar Reynolds, whom she married June 23, 1959.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Chapel by Burt Herrington. Burial will be in Pine Grove Church of Christ Cemetery.

 

Thursday, March 15, 2007 – Interior Journal – Stanford, KY  

RICHARDS, Russell

December 24 1931 – March 11, 2007

Russell Richards, 75, of Hustonville, died Sunday, March 11 at Central Baptist in Lexington.

A native of Casey Co., he was born Dec. 24, 1931 to of the late George and Etta Richards. He was a retired teacher from Cox School where he taught for 30 years, a farmer, a member of The First Church of God in Hustonville, and a veteran of the Army.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Richards; two sons, Bronson Richards and Jason (Mandy) Richards both of Hustonville; and two grandchildren, Austin Dewayne and Alyssa Jade Richards.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 14 at the First Church of God in Hustonville with Bros. Marvin Hatton and James Cobb officiating. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Doug Beldon, Doug Lewis, Jason and Bronson Richards, Mike Candler, Dwight Griffin, Steve Richards and Mark Sharp. Honorary pallbearers were Chubby Beard, Bill Wilson, Buster Watts, Charles Brown, David Savage, Larry Stevens, Bucky Ferrell, Buddy Walls, and Derek and Tony Richards.

W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home of Moreland was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Thursday, March 15, 2007 – Interior- Journal, Stanford, KY

RICHEY, Clara Mae Earles

Clara Mae Earles Richey, 85, died Wednesday, March 7.

A native of Lincoln Co., she was a daughter of the late John and Rhonda Black Earles. She owned and operated a grocery store while living in Kentucky, worked several years at the Post Office in Indiana, opened The Engraving Place from 1976 to 1990, was a new member of Thompson Road Baptist Church, and previously was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church for over 30 years.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Richey; a daughter, Beverly Sue Richey; four brothers; and five sisters.

Survivors include three children, Carol J. (John) Richey Davis, Raymond M. (Ginny) Richey, Nancy Lee (Charlie) Richey Terry; 16 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 10 at the G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home. Burial was in Floral Park Cemetery.

 

December, 2006 – Casey County News

ROUSEY, William Stanton, JR.

William Stanton Rousey Jr. of Lexington died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006. He was 61.
Born in Danville, he was the son of William Stanton Rousey of Stanford and the late Lucy Mullins Rousey.
He was a design engineer for Lexmark/IBM and a 28-year elder of Gardenside Christian Church.
In addition to his father, survivors include his wife, Donna Stafford Rousey; two sons, Scott Rousey (and Stephanie) and Chad Rousey, both of Lexington; a daughter, Deborah Ristaneo (and Rob) of Daphne, Ala.; five grandchildren, Robert Ristaneo, Adam Rousey, Nate Rousey, Lauren Ristaneo and Lucy Ristaneo; two sisters, Janice Randolph of Harrodsburg and Sue King of Stanford; and his mother- and father-in-law, Forrest and Maxine Stafford of Liberty.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Rousey.
Funeral services were Dec. 29 at Gardenside Christian Church by Bro. Joe Cooper. Burial was in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were the presiding elders of Gardenside Christian Church. Honorary pallbearers were past elders.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Gardenside Christian Church, 940 Holly Springs Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

 

Thursday, March 08, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger  

SAYLOR, J.D.
November 30, 1935 – March 07, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - J.D. Saylor, 71, of Crab Orchard, Ky., died Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

He was the widower of Marcie Mullins Saylor who preceded him in death May 14, 1996. He was born Nov. 30, 1935, in Lincoln County, and was the son of Blanche Hopkins Saylor and the late Jack Saylor.

Survivors include his mother, Blanche Hopkins of Crab Orchard; a son, Delmer "J.D." Saylor of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Betty Saylor Denney of Crab Orchard; three brothers, Truman, Tommy and Ted Saylor, all of Crab Orchard; three sisters, Elsie Stevens and Lillie Parker, both of Crab Orchard, and Linda Dowell of Broughtontown; and grandchildren, Lewis and Jessica Saylor, Damon and wife Tasha Denney, Sharon and husband Randy Boyd and Karen and husband Kelvin Machal.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Mack, Fred and Walter Saylor.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Brother Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Hopkins Cemetery at Fall Lick.

Pallbearers will be Damon Denney, David Parker, Lewis Saylor, Randy and Brandon Boyd, and Richard Absher.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, March 18, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

SHANKS, Walker

October 07, 1934 – March 15, 2007

INDIANAPOLIS - Walker (Penn) Shanks, 72, Indianapolis, departed this life March 15, 2007.

He was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Stanford, Ky., to the late William and Cora Shanks. Walker moved to Indianapolis in the earIy 50s. He retired from GM Truck and Bus/Chevy Metal Fab with 38 years of service and was a member of UAW Local 23. Walker was a member and deacon of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons, Walker Ellis Shanks of Danville, Ky., and Phillip Bernard Shanks of Lexington, Ky.; daughters, Yvette Harris, Teresa (Curtis) White, Tamela Royston and Stephanie (Stephen) Quick; brother, Gene (Patricia) Shanks; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday and the funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 4352 N. Mitthoeffer Road.

Arrangements entrusted to Williams & Bluitt Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, March 11, 2007 – Advocate- Messenger

SHEARER, Donald L.  
April 23, 1933 – March 08, 2007

JUNCTION CITY - Donald Lee Shearer, 73, of Junction City, husband of Peggy Mobley Shearer, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 23, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Edgar and Della Harp Shearer. He was a truck driver for Caldwell Stone Co. for 33 years and served in the Army during the Korean War.

In addition to his wife of 54 years, survivors include two sons, Larry (Darlene) Shearer of Danville and Tommy Shearer of Lincoln County; two daughters, Diana Shafer of Junction City and Donna (Ronnie) Coffman of Harrodsburg; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City, by Rev. Paul McFarland. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brian Shearer, Blue Shearer, Cheyenne Shearer, Austin Shearer, Shane Shafer, Eric Shafer and Gene Pendygraft.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mr. Shearer's grandchildren. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City.

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

SHELTON, Donna Mae Wilson


January 18,1938 – February 05, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Donna Mae Wilson Shelton, 69, of Stanford, Ky., passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Jan. 18, 1938, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Garrett and Beulah Elder Wilson. She was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church, Crab Orchard Homemakers, Lincoln County 4-H program and was a charter member of East End Ambulance Service.

Survivors include a son, Jay, and wife Melinda Shelton, of Waynesburg; a sister, Betty Simpson of Stanford; a companion, Charles Durham of Stanford; and two grandchildren, Lance Shelton and Kory Poynter. Her extended family includes Larry Durham, Tammy Lamb, Kim Gaskin, and Cathy, Roger, Mike, Chucky and Bobby Durham.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Garrett and Beulah Wilson; a son, Garrett Lee Shelton; sisters, Mary Francis and Lou Ella Wilson; a brother, James Perkins Wilson, and extended family member, Vicky Durham.

Pallbearers include Curtis Brock, Harold Martin, Shane Oaks, and Jeremy, Eddie and Daniel Simpson, Matthew Martin and Wesley Casey.

Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Martin, Bobby Durham, Danny Eider, Larry Owsley, Mike Durham and Lee Simpson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by David Gambrel. Burial will be Wilson Cemetery.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

∫ Tuesday January 23, 2007- Advocate-Messenger ∫

SHOCKLEY, John Clarence
November 28, 1970- January 22, 2007

MORELAND - John Clarence Shockley, 36, of Hustonville, died January 22, as a result of an automobile accident.

Born Nov. 28, 1970, in Danville, he was the son of Robert and Margaret Raney Shockley of Danville. He was a graduate of Danville High School, worked as a welder at Donaldson Industries in Nicholasville and was a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church where he was the high school Sunday school teacher, youth leader, and church bus driver.

Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Rene Cummins Shockley; four sons, W. John T. and Timothy H. Shockley, Bobby L. Norman and Michael S. Opplinger; a daughter, Jamie D. Benedict; and a brother, Anthony William (Melissa Gail) Shockley of Richmond.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Willow Grove Baptist Church by Brad King. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Marvin Lane Jr., and Darin Lane, Bobby Cummins, Ronnie Readnour, Korey Lear and David Smith.

Honorary pallbearers are Sam Hooper, Doug Tharp, Joey Elmore, Kennie Slone, Kenny Portwood and Shaun Raney.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Willow Grove Baptist Church, 4306 Stanford Rd. Donations may go to the church bus fund.

 

Thursday, March 01, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

SHORT, Rev. Rollie
January 19, 1913 – February 27, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - The Rev. Rollie Short, 94, of Stanford, Ky., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007 at his home. He was the husband of Lennie Kidd Short whom he married Dec. 22, 1938, in Junction City, Ky.

Born Jan. 19, 1913, in Clay County, Ky., he was a son of the late Leonard C. and Laura Greer Short. He was a retired minister and district overseer in the Church of God, Cleveland, Tenn., Association, having served as pastor of the Lancaster, Danville and Crab Orchard Church of God. He was a retired employee of Corning Glass Co. after 22 years of service. He also was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Lennie Kidd Short of Stanford; five daughters and a set of triplets, Martha and husband Bob Lay of Dunnville, Doris and husband Rev. Dan Carr of Junction City, JoAnn and husband David Elliott of Danville, Geraldine and husband Rev. Bill Wilson of Bryantsville, and Judy and husband Ronnie Shannon of Danville; triplets, Ronnie and wife Pat Short of Junction City, Bonnie and husband Rev. John Westerfield of Danville, and Donnie and wife Janna Short of Harrodsburg; his twin brother, Roy and wife Reba Short of Junction City; a sister, Diane and husband Herman Hurst of Hamilton, Ohio; 23 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Rev. Short was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Laura Greer Short; four brothers, Robert, Tom, Morgan and John Short; and a sister, Sally Boygs.

Pallbearers include Paul Wilson, John David Westerfield, David Byron Elliott, Jeremi Short, Robin Short, Brent Shannon, Aaron Short and James Allen Short.

Honorary pallbearers are the remainder of the grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2007, at Danville Church of God, 516 S. Fourth St., Danville, by the Revs. Andy Turner, Henry Montgomery, J. David Stevens, Eddie Green, John Westerfield, Dan Carr, Jeff Finley and Bill Wilson. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Friday at Danville Church of God.

 

Thursday, February 22, 2007 – Interior Journal, Stanford, KY

SIMPSON, Hulen John

January 09, 1924 – February 17, 2007

Hulen John Simpson, 83, of Crab Orchard, died Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Lake Cumberland Hospital in Somerset.

A native of Lincoln Co., he was born Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1924 to the late Beckham and Geneva Brown Simpson. He was a farmer, WWII Army veteran, and a member of Charley Company, the 202 Engineers and the Mt. Zion Church of Christ.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Irene Genton Simpson; brothers, Denver, Jack and Claude Simpson; and a sister, Faye Cruz.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Gibbons Simpson of Crab Orchard; one son, Johnny (Brenda) Simpson of Crab Orchard; one daughter, Alicia “Lisa” (Tracy) Hammond of Monterey, CA.; one step daughter, Debbie (John) Jasper of Crab Orchard; one step son, Steve (Sharon) Cummins of Crab Orchard; three brothers, Loren Simpson of Crab Orchard, Donald Simpson of Dallas, TX., and Benny Simpson of Lancaster; one sister, Dorothy Fisher of Shepherdsville; six grandchildren, Chris Simpson, Angela Hansel, Donovan Simpson, Susan Taylor, Bruce Nuckols and John Hammond; eight great grandchildren, Kristen and Emiley Simpson, Aaron Hansel, Johnathan Simpson, Rachel Kirby, Cheyenne Taylor, Dakota Taylor and Cadence Nuckols; four step grandchildren, Johnathan and Stephanie Jasper, Jill Barnett and Jake Cummins; two step great grandchildren, Weston Smith and Laurel Madison Jasper; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Bro. Ernie Arnold officiating. Burial was in Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Chris and Donovan Simpson, Bruce Nuckols, John Hammond, Scott Hansel, Steve Cummins, Jonathan Jasper and Billy Taylor

 

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger  

SMITH, E. J., Jr.

March 11,1932 – February 11, 2007

STANFORD - Elias Jackson "E.J." Smith Jr., 74, of Stanford, died Sunday.

Born March 11, 1932, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late Elias J. and Lucy Asmus Smith. He was a retired educator with Rockcastle and Lincoln counties and a member of Hustonville Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Betsy Smith; a son, Jon Smith of Hustonville; a daughter, Heather Riley of Princeton; four sisters, Agnes Howard of Crab Orchard, Elnora Burke and Nancy Bradley, both of Brodhead, and Pauline Thompson of Preachersville; and four grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 – Commonwealth Journal, Somerset, KY

TODD, Teddy Olan

July 26, 1929 – January 14, 2007

Teddy Olan Todd, of Stanford, son of the late Elmer and Erba Davis Todd, was born on July 26, 1929, in Eubank, and departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2007, at the Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford, at the age of 77 years.

He was a retired laborer for the Kirby Vaccum Dealership in Somerset and a U.S. Army Veteran during the Korean War.

He is survived by his daughter, Tonya Howell of Waynesburg; a brother, Eddie Todd of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Alene McWilliams, Indianapolis; a half-sister, Hazel Goffe, of Dayton, Ohio; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Stevens Todd, who died on May 25, 1994; his parents; two sisters, Rubel Blankenship and Jeffie Cromer; and a half-brother, Ernie Todd.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Arnold Larkin officiating.

Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post No. 38. Burial will be in the Good Hope Cemetery. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Morris & Hislope Funeral Home, Science Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, February 26, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

VAN HOOK, George B.


July 08, 1927 – February 25, 2007

STANFORD - George Byron Van Hook, 79, of Stanford, died Sunday at Golden Living Center.

Born July 8, 1927, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Charles Fred and Mary Martha Hargis Van Hook. He was a carpet salesman for more than 30 years and a member and deacon of Living Waters Church.

Survivors include his wife, Maggie Ellen Stout Van Hook; two sons, James "P.J." (Debbie) Van Hook of Mitchellsburg and Eugene (Pam) Van Hook of Danville; two daughters, Connie Shotts of Liberty and Katherine (Eric) Gulley of Lexington; a brother, Charles Van Hook of Somerset; two sisters, Ruth Ullum and Christine Towles, both of Somerset; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. David Hendrickson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

VANHOOK, Ophelia Spires

April 19, 1917 – February 19, 2007

STANFORD - Ophelia Spires VanHook, 89, of Stanford, passed away Monday at Gwinnet Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Ga.

Born April 19, 1917, in Highland, she was the daughter of the late Burton F. and Sallie Clemens Austin Spires. She was a homemaker, a member of Stanford Baptist Church and the widow of Louis Clinton VanHook.

Survivors include a son, Bob (Susan) VanHook of Statham, Ga.; two daughters, Sharon (Marvin) Kayes of Deluth, Ga., and Patsy Hardin of Lexington; a brother, Burton Spires Jr. of Piqua, Ohio; a sister, Jeanette Mullins of Dayton, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home with Max Hester officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ryan VanHook, Ronnie Lawrence, Kevin Kayes, Gary Brummett, Brian Brooks and Scott Logan.

 

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

WILLOUGHBY, Gerlene Walker

August 21, 1929 – February 11, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Gerlene "Jerry" Walker Willoughby, 77, of Holt, Mich., formerly of Lincoln and Pulaski counties, died Sunday.

Born Aug. 21, 1929, in Granite City, Ill., she was the daughter of the late James L. and Clara Barton Walker. She was a grocery store clerk and the widow of Frank Hill Willoughby, who preceded her in death Dec. 18, 2006.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah (Jim) Putman of Holt, Mich.; three sons, Frank (Joyce) Willoughby of Mason, Mich., Wayne (Judy) Willoughby of Lansing, Mich., and Duane Willoughby of Potterville, Mich.; a sister, Flora Rose of Granite City; a brother, Harold Walker of Granite City; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Fairview Baptist Church by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Smith, Jim Putman, Leroy and Kevin Goetz, and Willie and Brad Petrey. Honorary pallbearers are Clinton and David Sims.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Baptist Church. McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday, January 28, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

YOUNG, Floyd Scott
January 11,1952 – January 25, 2007

STANFORD - Floyd Scott Young, 55, of Danville, passed away Thursday at the University of Louisville Hospital.

Born Jan. 11, 1952, in Danville, he was the son of the late Robert Earl and Shirley June Floyd Young. Floyd was a 1971 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, a U.S. Navy veteran, was employed by Corning Glass Works in Danville and enjoyed drawing art and making jewelry.

Survivors include a brother, Russell Young of Richton, Miss.; a sister, Karen (Shelby) Lakes of Stanford; two nieces; and two nephews.

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home with visitation 5-8 p.m. that evening.