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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #52

 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.   

Jason Austin Edith H. Hogue Bodner Netta R. Manning Brock
Bennie Allen Burris Rose Dunn Carter Julia Jenkins Caldwell
E. June Akom Castle Ronald H. Cox Henry Franklin Crowe
Rev. Vincent P. Dentinger George "Bucky" Elliott Cloey M. Johnson Friedhof
Carroll B. Gooch Gail Grider Linda Owens Grogan
Gwendolyn Stamper Hardwick Ruth Marie Davis Helm Kermit B. Justice
Bobby Keltner Mike Ousley Kennedy John Lewis Kidwell
Thelma Gaines Laffon Gary Lynn Joyce Parsons Maybrier
Sally Jayne McGuffey Christine Gourley McKinney Ardella Graham McQueary
Raymond Moore Bill Morton Geneva Wilkerson Owens
Janice Robbins Patterson John L. Peek Wheeler Phillips
Sandy Oakes Long Pruitt Virgie Hiatt Rash Barbara F. Estes Reed
Connie Rollins Reed Roberta Leach McWhorter Russell William S. Rousey
James William Sherron, Sr. Hester Todd Smith Barbara Wray Stagner
Alex W. Stevens Mary Jane Stull Charles Ray Tapp
David Ray Wilson         

 

 

Monday, August 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

AUSTIN, Jason
January 12, 1933 – August 11, 2007

STANFORD - Jason "Junior" Austin, 74, of Stanford, died Saturday at his home.

Born Jan. 12, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Jason and Emma Pearl Walls Austin. He was retired from General Telephone where he worked as a switchman. He also worked at Napier Real Estate and was a member of New Salem Baptist Church where he was a Sunday school teacher, trustee and Training Union teacher.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Sandra Amon Austin; four children, Aaron Austin of Stanford, Kellie Black (Randy) of Colleyville, Texas, and Marlon Austin and Cathy Frye, both of Lexington; two brothers, Glen Austin of Somerset and Kenneth Austin of Hustonville; two sisters, Edith Johnson and Shirley Maples, both of Hustonville; six grandchildren, Danielle and Alexa Black, Chad, Chelsea and Chase Austin and Jessica Frye.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at New Salem Baptist Church by the Revs; Austin Campbell and Matt Jones. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Bastin, Steve Austin, Trevor Austin, Larry McWhorter, Kent Ellis, Randy Black and Jim Bastin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Graves, Doc Ray, Ronald McWhorter, Benny Smith, Earl Dean McWhorter, Keith Austin and Cecil Luster. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, August 30, 2007 – Interior Journal

BODNER, Edith M. Hogue

September 18, 1922 – August 22, 2007

Edith Marie Hogue Bodner, 84, of Moreland, died Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation in Danville.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Sept. 18, 1922 to the late Richard Hallis and Bertha Ann Shelton Hogue. She was a homemaker, a member of Harris Creek Baptist Church where she was the past secretary, treasure, and song leader, and the widow of Clarence Bodner.

Survivors include one daughter, Phyllis Ann (Ray) Grubbs of Moreland; two grandchildren, Nelson Ray Grubbs and Tanya Leanne Martin; and five great grandchildren, Evan, Seth and Adam Martin and Colton and Madeline Grubbs.

Funeral services were Aug. 25 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with burial in the Hustonville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Paul D. Bodner, David L. Bodner, Ray Grubbs, Nelson Grubbs, Stanley Hardin, Joe Martin, Conn Bodner, and Rhonda Bodner. Honorary pallbearers were Eugene Hardin, David Bodner, Evan Martin and Colton Grubbs

 

Sunday, September 2, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

BROCK, Netta R. Manning
October 19, 1935 – August 30, -2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Netta Rae Brock, 71, of Somerset, Ky., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at her home.

Netta was born Oct. 19, 1935, in Crab Orchard. She was the daughter of the late Delmar and Lula Singleton Manning. She was a member of the Senior Friend Organization at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and previously attended Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Audie Brock of Somerset; three daughters, Marlene Carr of Ponte Vedra, Fla., Carlene Brock and husband Richard Stuhler of Independence, and Rhonda and husband Roger Helderbrand of Burnside; a sister, Fannie Manning of Danville; two brothers, Gene and wife Liz Manning of Stanford, and John and wife Pam Manning of Preachersville; 10 grandchildren, Dustin Dale Brock, Jacob Dylan Brock, Carly Rae Brock, Shawn Michael Mullins, Zachary Adam Privette, Molly Shea Carr, Shane Allen York, Lelon Edward Lucy III, Lucas Wayne Lucy and Bradley Neal Helderbrand.

Netta was preceded in death by her parents, Delmar and Lula Manning, and a sister, Betty Mae Helton.

Pallbearers include Ricky and Curtis Gene Helton, Andrew Helton, Russ Wagner, Steve Hasty and Shane Allen York.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Gary King. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

 

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

BURRIS, Bennie Allen
January 30, 1927- August 13, 2007

MORELAND - Bennie Allen Burris, 80 years old, of Hustonville, died Monday, August 13, 2007, in a farming accident.

Born January 30, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late Stanley "Jack" and Rena Allen Burris. He was a farmer and a retired rural mail carrier. He was a member of Hustonville Christian Church where he was an elder and a board member. He was also a member of the Hustonville City Council, the Hustonville Ruritan and the Lincoln County Cattlemen's Association. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Murphy Burris; one son, E. Stanley (Jenny Ann) Burris of Hustonville; one daughter, Brenda (Phil) Nally of Lexington; two sisters, Elaine Wesley of Liberty and Lorene (Bill) Maupin of Campbellsville; four grandchildren, Chris (Katrina) Burris, Jennifer (Luke) Woodward, John (Shannon) Nally, and Jim Nally; and by three nieces and four nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hustonville Christian Church by the Rev. Don Burton with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris Burris-grandson, John Nally-grandson, Jim Nally-grandson, Luke Woodward-grandson-in-law, Brad Wesley-nephew, Joe Ellis-nephew, Joe Maupin-nephew, and David Maupin-nephew. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Lane and Clifton Brock and the elders and deacons of Hustonville Christian Church.

Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the church.

 

Tuesday, August 14, 2007- Advocate-Messenger

CARTER, Rose Dunn
July 22, 1923- August 13, 2007

MORELAND - Rose Carpenter Dunn Carter, 84, of Hustonville, died Monday, August 13, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 22, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Kathleen McKinney Dunn. She was retired from PBK Bank, formerly Peoples Bank of Hustonville, and a member of Hustonville Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse C. Carter.

Survivors include her two daughters, Nancy Estes of Danville and Nona Dawson of Louisville; three grandchildren, Brian and Adam Dawson of Louisville and Crystal Estes of Danville; and a great-grandchild, Adam Anthony Dawson of Louisville.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Burton with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Eugene Dunn III, Robert Dunn, Larry Dunn, Stephen Crouch, Edgar Stanley Burris, Tommy Yowell and Elwood Carter. Honorary pallbearers are Glen Shearer and Henry Ford.

 

Thursday, August 16, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

CALDWELL, Julia Jenkins
July 03, 1913 – August 14, 2007

Julia Jenkins Caldwell, 94, of Waynesburg, passed away Tuesday, in Danville.

Born July 3, 1913, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Harvey and Laura Floyd Jenkins. She was a homemaker, a member of Double Springs Baptist Church and worthy grand matron in the Waynesburg Order of the Eastern Star No. 501.

She was predeceased by her husband, A.K. Caldwell; four sons, Jerry K., Richard Lee, Marston and Michael Caldwell; three brothers, Orville, Estill and Ralph Jenkins; and two great-grandsons, Galen Stephen Caldwell and Ricky Dee Bustle.

Survivors include two sons, Galen Freeman Caldwell of Waynesburg and Gary R. Caldwell of Akron, Ohio; three brothers, John and William Jenkins, both of Kings Mountain, and James Jenkins of Florida; three sisters, Leona Dunham of Walltown, Lola Hubbard of Kings Mountain and Ruth Walls of Shelbyville; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike, Steve, Jeff, Ryan, Eric and Ed Caldwell, with great- and great-great-grandchildren serving as honorary bearers. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

Monday, August 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

CASTLE, E. June Akom

STANFORD - E. June Akom Castle, 84, passed away Aug. 9, 2007.

Born in Palestine, Ill., she lived most of her life in the Akron area and the last 20 years resided in Stanford, Ky. She retired from Society Bank after 20-plus years of service. She was a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church in Stanford, Daughters of the American Revolution and Eastern Star, a past member of Akron Marine Corps Mothers Club, Vietnam Veterans Association, Fort Logan Hospital Foundation and Auxiliary, Ephraim McDowell Hospital Auxiliary, Barberton Citizens Hospital Auxiliary, National Wildlife Federation, Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation, and was a World War II Memorial Charter member. She also belonged to Lincoln County Senior Center and Historical Society, and was a retired REACT and Red Cross worker.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Doyt W. Akom Sr. and Robert Castle Jr.; a brother, Otto Miller; and parents, George W. and Elizabeth M. Miller.

Survivors include her son, Doyt W. (Patty) Akom Jr. of North Carolina; a daughter, Colleen (Michael) McKenzie of Barberton, Ohio; grandchildren, Heather Scott of Barberton, Amy Nenninger and April Akom, both of Florida; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Derek, Bailey, Donovan, Chelsea and Bevington; brothers, George Miller of Arkansas. and C. Robert Miller of Colorado; sisters, Doris Griffith of Arizona, Shirley Knudson of Michigan, Norma Jean Taylor of Swanton, Ohio, Joann Mittelsteadt of Illinois, and Patricia Turner of Arkansas.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Silva-Hostetler Funeral Home, Barberton, Ohio. Burial will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Calling hours are 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Friday September 7, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

COX, Ronald H.
July 10, 1933 – September 06, 2007

STANFORD - Ronald H. Cox, 74, of Stanford, died Thursday at his home.

Born July 10, 1933, in Lancaster, he was a son of the late George Russell and Beulah Colson Cox. He was a rural mail carrier and had been a Realtor for Lincoln Realty and Ford Brothers. He was a member of Stanford Baptist Church and American Legion and member and past master of Lincoln Lodge 60, F&AM.

Survivors are his wife of 33 years, Pam Hobbs Cox; two sons, Rusty (Tina) Cox of Danville and Rodger Cox of Fairfield, Ohio, and a daughter-in-law, Lynn Cox of Westchesterfield, Ohio; a brother, Jerry Cox of Lexington, Ky.; four grandchildren, Charlie, Courtney, Ryan and Logan Cox; and two nephews.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs: Max Hester and Brad Curry. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Danny Spangler, Phillip Hafley, Ron Tillett, Ottis Cave, Manles Lasure and Dwight Gordon. Honorary pallbearers are Doug Brickey, Ray Hatfield, Ron Bates and Mike Smith.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today with Masonic service at 8 p.m.

 

Friday, August 17, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

CROWE, Henry Franklin
May 28, 1929 – August 15, 2007

MORELAND - Henry Franklin Crowe, 78, of White Oak Road, died Wednesday.

Born May 28, 1929, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Elmer and Mary Asbery Crowe. He was retired from Jackson Chair where he had worked for 34 years as head of the maintenance department. He was also a farmer and cabinet maker.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Bernice Shell Crowe; two sons, Michael (Vickie) Crowe and Chris (Rosa) Crowe, both of Hustonville; three daughters, Kelly (Robert) Duncan and Dana (Jesse) Long, both of Junction City, and Terri (James) Carmichael of Danville; a brother, Elmer Crowe Jr. of Moreland; a sister, Edith Carrier of Hustonville; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Captain Zach Bell, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Scott Johnson, Steve Gifford, Mitch Shell, Johnathan Crowe, Bruce Crowe and Jerry Jones Jr. Visitation is 5:30-9 p.m. today.

 

 

Sunday, August 12, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

DENTINGER, Rev. Vincent P.

LOUISVILLE - The Rev. Vincent P. Dentinger, 79, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, in Louisville. He was ordained into priesthood May 8, 1954.

Father served as the pastor at St. Sylvester at Ottenheim and served the missions at Junction City and Stanford from 1977-1988.

He is survived by his sister, Anna Mae Barrett; six brothers, Robert L., the Rev. Roy E., Gerald B., James L., Richard A. and John P. Dentinger; and many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1960 Bardstown Road, Louisville, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation is 1-8 p.m. today at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville.

 

Thursday, August 30, 2007 – Interior Journal

ELLIOTT, George “Bucky”

June 14, 1937 – August 25, 2007

George “Bucky” Elliott, 70, of Stanford, died Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born June 14, 1937 to the late Ransom Taylor “RT” Elliott and Ruby Garner Elliott. He was a farmer and a member of McKinney Christian Church.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Taylor Wesley Elliott, Charles W. Elliott, and John G. Elliott.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Lawrence Elliott of Stanford; one son, George B. (Kim) Elliott, Jr. of Stanford; one daughter, Tammy Lynn (Larry) French of Stanford; one brother, Joe R. Elliott of Stanford; four grandchildren, Dylana Gregory, Jordan Elliott, Amye French, and Jaycee Elliott; 12 nieces; and 10 nephews.

Funeral services were Aug. 29 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Revs: Don Burton and Darrell Estes officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were nephews Chris Singleton, Brian Singleton, Scott Lawrence, Norman Lawrence, Jr., Joe Cain, Donnie Elliott, Ronnie Elliott, Jason Elliott, and Jamison Goatee. Honorary pallbearers were Cecil Maddox, Ronnie Brown, Bobby Cain, Fields Taylor, Raymond Lewis, Charlie Murray, and Jason Reed.

 

Sunday, September 02, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

FRIEDHOF, Cloey M. Johnson
February 08, 1924 – September 01, 2007

STANFORD - Cloey Mae Friedhof, 83, of Stanford, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, in Boyle County.

She was born Friday, Feb. 8, 1924, in Lincoln County, to the late Irvin and Nettie Soard Johnson.

Cloey was a homemaker and active in Boyle County Senior Citizens.

She was a member of Shelby Baptist Church and a choir member.

Survivors include two sons, Ray and Larry (Adele) Cottrell of Danville; a step-son, Joseph (Carol) Friedhof of Cincinnati; three daughters, Joella (Archie) Curtis of Junction City, Barb Sowders of Toledo, Ohio, and Carol (Tony) Estes of Junction City; a brother, Dallas (Helen) Johnson of Stanford; two sisters, Lola Johnson of Stanford and Lois (Garland) Vest of Danville; 14 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Cloey was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, in 1977; a step-son, Jimmy Friedhof; three brothers, Roscoe, Harold and Charles Johnson; and a sister, Hazel Walls.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Fox Funeral Home with Brothers Paul McFarland and Travis Farris officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at Fox Funeral Home.

 

July 2007 – Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

GOOCH, Carroll B.

November 20, 1930 – July 16, 2007

Carroll B. Gooch, 76, of Stanford died Monday, July 16, 2007, at his home. Born November 20, 1930, in Lincoln County to the late William and Maggie Rankin Gooch. He was a farmer and a member of Stanford Christian Church. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma Story Gooch; a son, Jeff Gooch (Cathy) and a daughter, Jan Hawkins (Doug) both of Louisville; two grandsons; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a brother, Howard Gooch and a sister, Virginia Goggin.

Visitation, Wednesday 5-9 P.M. Services will be July 19 at 2 P.M. at Spurlin Funeral Home. Reverend Max Hester will officiat the service.

Pallbearers are; J.D. Hawkins, Michael Hawkins, Donnie, Chance, Don Jr., Harry, Junior Goggin, Brett Curlis. Interment will be at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Monday, August 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

GRIDER, Gail
May 26, 1967 – August 11, 2007

LIBERTY - Gail Graham Grider, 40, of Liberty, died Saturday.

Born May 26, 1967, in Stanford, she was a daughter of Thomas Earl Graham and Ella Wallin Profitt, both of Stanford. She was a former employee of Matsushita Appliance Corp.

Survivors include her husband, Phillip Grider; and sons, Mark Graham of Stanford, Thomas Wayne Graham of Danville, and Keith Graham of McMinnville, Tenn.

Services will be noon Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jimmy Brown. Burial will be in Fair Cemetery.

 

 

Friday August 10, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

GROGAN, Linda Owens
September 16, 1956 – August 08, 2007

STANFORD - Linda Darlene Owens Grogan, 50, of McKinney, died Wednesday at her home.

Born Sept. 16, 1956, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Wanda Crowley and the late Sherman Owens. She was a homemaker and stay-at-home granny. She was an Army veteran.

Survivors include her husband, Todd Grogan; a son, Shannon Jenkins (Kimberly) of McKinney; a stepson, Brice Grogan of Minnesota; two brothers, Mike Owens of Stanford and Jeff Owens of McKinney; two sisters, Kimberly Owens of Lincoln County and Rhonda Neal of Stanford; and two grandchildren, Tyler and Kaitlyn Jenkins.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Owens, Jeff Owens, Doug Neal, Scotty Hill, Marlon Tinsley, Randy Jenkins, Darrin Grogan and Jody Grogan.

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HARDWICK, Gwendolyn Stamper
May 09, 1935 – August 27, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Gwendolyn Joyce "JoJo" Hardwick, 72, of Waynesburg, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Lincoln County.

Born May 9, 1935, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Grant and Allie Hale Stamper. She was valedictorian of the 1953 graduating class of Memorial High School. She was cook and lunchroom manager at Kings Mountain Elementary School for more than 20 years.

As a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church, she was the ladies Sunday school teacher for 30 years.

Survivors include three sons, David Denny (Kathy) Hardwick and Mark Delyn (Pam) Hardwick, both of Waynesburg, and Michael Darren (Genia) Hardwick of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Sherrie Dawn (James) Tarter of Waynesburg; a sister, Delna Hilton of Tennessee; 10 grandchildren, Tiffany Kirkpatrick, Kallie Rae Rankin, Travis Hardwick, Gwen Warner, Jorden Hardwick, Adrienne Hardwick, Jared Hardwick, Cody Tarter, Jonathan Hardwick and Wade Hardwick; and a great-grandchild, Jackson Kirkpatrick.

JoJo was preceded in death by her husband, Denny Hardwick; two brothers, Kermit and Glen Stamper; and six sisters, Ruby Williams, Jenny Willis, Bea Stonecypher, Wanda Owens, Rena Hardin and Lou Reynolds.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at Pleasant View Baptist Church with Bros. Aaron Hogue and Vola Brown officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brackie Gaither, Don Story, Dan Story, Wes Cornett, Shannon Reynolds, Gary Owens, Randy Owens and Chuck Jacobs.

Visitation is 6-10 p.m. today at Pleasant View Baptist Church.

 

Friday, August 31, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HELM, Ruth Marie Davis

June 11, 1924 - August 29, 2007

STANFORD - Ruth Marie Davis Helm, 83, of Stanford, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at her residence.

Born Wednesday, June 11, 1924, in Rose Hill, Va., she was a daughter of the late S.T. and Icy Jane Fee Davis.

She was a former teacher and homemaker, and a member of Stanford Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Hugh Barrett Helm Jr. of Stanford; two sons, Hugh Barrett "Barry" Helm III and Jeffrey Davis Helm, both of Stanford; a daughter, Katherine (Parry) Helm LaGro of Pinecrest, Fla.; a sister, Ada Davis Farnham of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and three grandchildren, Carson, Chase and Carres LaGro.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Erwin officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

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

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

JUSTICE, Kermit B.
April 04, 1938 – August 21, 2007

STANFORD - Kermit B. Justice, 69, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday.

Born April 4, 1938, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Loushel and Lizzie Baxter Justice.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Wilson Justice; three sons, Russell B. Justice (Diane) of Junction City, Dallas M. Justice (Betty) of Williamsburg and Terry S. Justice (Becki) of Perryville; a daughter, Kimberly "Peanut" Miracle of Liberty; a brother, Shelby Justice of Waynesburg; three sisters, Lela McDonald of Harrodsburg, Betty Black of Ohio, and Imogene Chumbley of Indiana; six grandchildren; five step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, August 24, 2007 – Interior Journal

KELTNER, Bobby

July 01, 1934 – August 16, 2007

Bobby Keltner, 73, of Stanford, formerly of Columbia, died Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born July1, 1934, he was a son of the late Hollis and Alice Blaydes Keltner of Columbia. He was a retired painting contractor and car salesman, a member of the Columbia United Methodist Church, and the widower of Joyce Neal McGowan Keltner and Laverne Gaskins Keltner.

He was also preceded in death by three infant brothers; and one infant sister.

Survivors include two daughters, Carlotta Keltner of Louisville and Bridget (Jeff) Singleton of Stanford; four grandchildren, Ashley Norvell, Brittany Sandusky, Corey Rogers, and Kelsey Singleton; and two great grandchildren, Abbey and Parker Norvell.

Funeral services were Aug. 19 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Don Scilley officiating. Burial was in the Columbia Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Martin Norvell, Jerry Rogers, Craig Sandusky, Winston Keltner, Jeff Singleton, Dale Phillips, and Bruce Willis. Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Akin, Woodrow Blaydes, James Harper, Carl Keltner, George Keltner, and Howard Keltner.

 

Sunday, July 22, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

KENNEDY, Mike Ousley
November 02, 1942 – July 19, 2007

STANFORD - Mike "Mickey" Ousley Kennedy, 64, of Stanford, died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at his home.

Born Nov. 2, 1942, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Rudolph Walker Kennedy and Jewell Houd Kennedy. He worked in construction and was a member of Stanford United Methodist Church.

Survivors include son, Michael Kennedy of Stanford; daughter, Debbie Cox of Stanford; brother, Rudolph (Barbara) Kennedy Jr. of Harrisonburg, Va.; sisters, Joan (Larry) McCarthy of Williamstown, Charlotte (Mike) Ives of Florida, Shelia (Teddy) Grigsby of Stanford and Juanita (Jerry) Henshaw of Colorado; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Walker Kennedy.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 23, at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs: Donna Jones and Jim Reed. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Lance McCarthy, Scott Kennedy, Ronald Byrd, Ricky Carter, Brad Carter and Eddie Carter. Honorary pallbearers are Freddie McQueary, Jason Kennedy, Lewis Goode and Shawn McCarthy.

 

Monday, August 20, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

KIDWELL, John Lewis
September 14, 1950 – August 18, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - John Lewis Kidwell, 56, of Crab Orchard, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at his home. He was the husband of Pamela Ping Kidwell, whom he married Aug. 11, 2007.

Born Sept. 14, 1950, in Stanford, Ky., he was the son of the late Bartley "Ted" Edward and Georgia Melton Kidwell. He was a former employee of ATR in Danville and a member of Neals Creek Methodist Church. John was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Vietnam War.

Survivors Include his wife, Pamela Kidwell of Crab Orchard; daughter, Lanetta and husband Jason Lunsford of Stanford; son, John Bartley Kidwell of Crab Orchard; stepsons, Colby and J. Hunter Cash, both of Crab Orchard; brother, Ira Kidwell of Stanford; three sisters, June Morgeson of Phoenix, Ariz., Phyllis Herring of Raycross, Ga., and Wanda Hawley of Stanford; half brother, Zachary Bennett of West Virginia; and three grandchildren, Harley, Courtney and Jayden.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Bartley "Ted" and Georgia Kidwell, and a half sister, Joyce Mastin.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bros. Harold Harness and Jason Moore. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Patrick and Adam Ping, Colby Cash, Joann and Roger Ledford, and Ricky Dale Herring. Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Gentry, Gary Ping, J. Hunter Cash, Jayden Lunsford and Jerry Kidwell.

 

Friday August 10, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

LAFFON, Thelma Gaines
November 11, 1947 – August 09, 2007

STANFORD - Thelma Laffoon, 59, of Stanford, died Thursday at her residence.

Born Friday, Nov. 11, 1947, in Jackson County to the late Hiram and Christine Gaines Ramey, she was a housekeeping supervisor.

Survivors include a son, Robert Laffoon of Stanford; two daughters, Christian Gribbin of Stanford and Susan Laffoon of Nicholasville; two brothers, Jerry Ramey of Lexington and Speed Ramey of Nicholasville; and six grandchildren.

Private services will be held. Guestbook is available at www.fox-funeralhome.com.

 

Sunday, September 02, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

LYNN, Gary
April 15, 1945 – August 31, 2007

STANFORD - Gary Lynn, 62, of Hustonville, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 15, 1945, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Everett and Marie Cannon Lynn. He was owner of Gary Lynn Construction Co.

He was a member of Hustonville Baptist Church, a 32-degree Mason, member of Oleka Shrine Temple in Lexington and Hustonville Volunteer Fire Department. He was a former Hustonville mayor and councilman.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Peyton Lynn of Hustonville; daughters, Stacy (Todd) Faulkner of Stanford and Laura (Hank) Smith of Hustonville; and four grandchildren, Taylor and Hunter Faulkner, and Woods and Kate Smith.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Richard Reed. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Todd Faulkner, Hank Smith, David Peyton, Erwin Vanover, Eddie Feistritzer and Andrew Forbes.

Honorary pallbearers are John D. Peyton, Paul Feistritzer, Carroll Leigh, Willis Lane, Hershel Fletcher, Glen Maddox, Drew Feistritzer, Shelby Reed, Andy Forbes and Butch Belcher.

 

Friday, August 17, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

MAYBRIER, Joyce Parsons
October 27, 1940 – August 16, 2007

STANFORD - Joyce C. Johnson Maybrier, 66, of Waynesburg, died Thursday.

Born Oct. 27, 1940, in Waynesburg, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Molly Rose Parsons. She was a seamstress at Cowden's Manufacturing for 32 years.

Survivors include her husband, Ted Maybrier of Waynesburg; two daughters, Debbie Burton and Robin Falconberrry, both of Waynesburg; a brother, Benjamin "Carl" Parsons of Waynesburg; two sisters, Pauline McKinney of Eubank and Joan Stoops, of Cumberland, Ind.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Monday, August 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

McKINNEY, Christine Gourley
October 26, 1931 – August 12, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Christine McKinney, 75, of Eubank, passed away Sunday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born Oct. 26, 1931, in Waynesburg, she was a daughter of Coy and Sallie May Gourley. She was a homemaker, a member of Eubank Baptist Church, the widow of Royal McKinney, and predeceased by two sons, Jeffrey and Stanley McKinney.

Survivors include a son, James (Brenda) McKinney of Eubank; a daughter-in-law, Frances McKinney of Eubank; and two sisters, Velma Estes and Lois Ann Sims, both of Kings Mountain.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

McQUEARY, Ardella Graham              

LANCASTER - Ardella McQueary, 88, of Fuzzy Duck Road, Lancaster, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2007, in Danville.

Born May 14, 1919, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Julie Frances Anderson Graham. She was a retired Corning Glass employee and a lifetime member of Lambert's Chapel United Methodist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert "Raz" McQueary Sr.; three brothers, J.W., Clay and Bob Graham; and two sisters, Deannie Kurtz and Mae Sharp.

Survivors include a son, Robert (Stella) McQueary Jr. of Lancaster; a daughter, Patsy (Richard) Grimes of Waynesburg; a half sister, Blanche Wardle of Lexington; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, September 6, 2007, at Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Brett Maddox with burial in Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Grimes, Amos Sharp, Richard Grimes Jr., Tony Moore Jr., Anthony Mullins and Ronnie Huffman.

Visitation will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

 

 

Thursday August 16, 2007 – Interior Journal

MOORE, Raymond

March, 20, 1949 – August 07, 2007

Raymond Moore, 58, of Milton, died Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Hospice of Northern Kentucky Inpatient Unit in Fort Thomas.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born March 20, 1949 to the late Elisha and Marie Hays Moore. He enjoyed landscaping, the outdoors, country and gospel music, and was the widower of Nancy Westrick Moore.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Moore.

Survivors include two sons, Cody R. Moore of Milton and Ty Watson of Louisville; one daughter, Margaret Ann Johnson of Crofton; three brothers, Maynard and Wade Moore of Hopkinsville and Roy Moore of Salem, Ind.; two sisters, Clara Nicholson of Madison, Ind., and Sylvia Wampler of Franklin, Ind.; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service was Aug. 10 at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford with Bro. Maynard Moore officiating.

 

Monday, August 13, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

MORTON, Bill
February 10, 1930 – August 11, 2007

STANFORD - Bill Morton, 77, of Stanford, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Feb. 10, 1930, in Centertown, Ky., he was a son of the late Ross and Bessie Morton. He was a federal poultry and egg inspector, a member of Stanford Baptist Church and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Mary G. Morton; a son, Dudley Morton (Kim) of Nashville, Tenn.; five daughters, Susan Smith (Kenny) of Bremen, Ky., Amy Alexander (Steve) of Canton, Mich., Mary Elizabeth Adams (David) of Stanford, Deanna Young (Mark) and Samantha Morton, both of Stanford; a brother, Walton Morton; and a sister, Nancy Ross; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.

Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the men's Sunday school class and the choir at Stanford Baptist Church, Odell Kirkpatrick and Paul Long.

 

Thursday, September 6, 2007 – Interior Journal

 

McGUFFEY, Sally Jayne

July 11, 1931 - August 30, 2007

Sally Jayne McGuffey, 76, of Stanford, died Thursday, Aug. 30 at her home.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born July 11, 1931 to the late Jesse and Elsie Witt Faulkner. She was a licensed insurance agent for 40 years, a member of the Highland Methodist Church, and the widow of the Doyle McGuffey.

Survivors include three daughters, Jessica (David) Cornelius of Stanford, Kelly (Chris) Neskovski of Lebanon, Ohio and Becky (John) Cooper of Georgetown; one sister, Susan Gooch of Lexington; seven grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were Sept. 3 at Highland Methodist Church with Bro. Don Scilley officiating. Burial was in the Highland Methodist Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were H. R. Short Saufley, Dickie Faulkner, John Cooper, Chris Neskovski and Raymond Davis. Honorary pallbearers were Nancy McGuffey, JoAnn Davis, Jane McGuffey, Susie Langford, Becky Brickey, and Debbie Collins.

Memorials preferred to Highland Methodist Church, c/o Kim May, 390 Tick Ridge Road. Waynesburg, Ky. 40489.

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

OWENS, Geneva Wilkerson
August 20, 1917 –August 06, 2007

STANFORD - Geneva W. Owens, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on Monday, Aug. 6, 2007.

She was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Dunnville, Ky., to the late Thomas J. and Vina M. Wilkerson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul P. Owens, daughter, Sue Anne Owens Coleman, and grandson, Wade H. Owens.

Survivors include her daughter, Pauletta 0. Hightower of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas; and son, Tommy H. Owens of Stanford, Ky.; grandchildren, Laura A. Hightower, Julie J. Sweet and husband Nathan, Stephanie G. Coleman, Michele Stonecypher and husband Shane, Kassie Barnes and husband Dave, Hadden Owens and wife Nina, and Katie Beth Owens; great-grandchildren, who were a joy to her life, Patrick and Madeline Sweet, Trevor, Michela and Tanner Stonecypher, Taelor, Preston and Owen Barnes, and Tr and Olivia Owens.

She was from a family of nine children; and is survived by her sisters, Betty G. Ward of Willisburg, Thelma Baxter of Lancaster, Dean Johnston of Lexington, and Janice Carter of Florida.

Mrs. Owens was a graduate of Lindsay Wilson College and she began teaching in Casey County at the age of 17. She received advanced degrees at Eastern Kentucky University and taught science at Crab Orchard High School and English at Stanford High School. She ended her teaching career as an English instructor at Eastern Kentucky University. She was very civic minded and served on the City Council in Stanford for 14 years. She was named to Who's Who of American Women and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and Stanford Christian Church.

The funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Baughman officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Hadden Owens, Shane Stonecypher, Dave Barnes, Tr Owens, Nathan Sweet, Gary Brummett, Jim Baird and Buckwheat Gilbert.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

PATTERSON, Janice Robbins

August 21, 1955 – September 01, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Janice Patterson, 52, of Middleburg, died Saturday, Sept. 1, at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Sunday, Aug. 21, 1955, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late James Herbert and Mary Kathleen Brown Robbins.

She was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors are three daughters Jamie Boudreaux of San Diego, Calif., and Mary Elizabeth Sims and April Kay Robinson, both of Waynesburg; two sisters, Debbie Rasnick and Elaine Nicely of Waynesburg; and 10 grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Locust Grove Baptist Church by Ron Wesley. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at the church.

Pallbearers will be B.J. Robinson, Lee Rasnick, Mike Nicely, Jimmy Jones, Chris Shute and Robbie Jones. Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, September 06, 2007 – Commonwealth Journal

PEEK, John L.

October 03, 1924 – September 04, 2007

John L. Peek, age 82 years, 11 months, 2 days of John Peek Road in Kings Mountain, died Tuesday, September 4, 2007, at his residence.

Born Friday, October 3, 1924, in Lincoln Co., Ky., he was a son of the late Richard Leslie “Bud” Peek and Bessie Cox Peek. John was a member and former deacon of Locust Grove Baptist Church. He retired after 25 years as a school bus driver. John was a lifelong farmer. He was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran.

Survivors include his dear wife, Mayme Hogue Peek; sons, David Lee (and Jayne) Peek and Steven (and Lisa) Peek, both of Kings Mountain; daughters, Carol (and Keith) Bastin of Eubank and Connie (and Robert) Horn of Waynesburg; brother, Richard Peek of Junction City; eight grandchildren, John Calvin Peek, Cassandra McWhorter, Loyd Bastin, Kimberly New, Scott and Selena Horn, and Shane and Kendra Peek; and four great-grandchildren, Garrett and Olivia Horn, Kyra New, and Kalyn Peek.

He was preceded in death by his step-mother, Ethel Peek; sisters Mary B. Demrow, Lucy Wall, and Cassie Mae Clayborn; and a deceased grandson, Jason Lee Peek.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2007, at Locust Grove Baptist Church with Bros. John Dean and John Paul Cummins officiating.

Burial will follow in K.P. Hall Cemetery with military rites by Caswell-Saufley Post no. 18 of the American Legion.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the Church.

Pallbearers will be John Calvin Peek, Loyd Bastin, Scott Horn, Shane Peek, Rodney New, and Kenan McWhorter.

Memorial contributions are suggested to either the Lincoln County American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life or to Gideon's International.

Arrangements entrusted to Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg, Kentucky.

 

Monday, August 20, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

PHILLIPS, Wheeler
September 01, 1935 – August 16, 2007

STANFORD - Wheeler "00" Phillips, 71, of Stanford, died Thursday.

Born Sept. 1, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Joe Mack and Mattie Pearl Hale Phillips.

Survivors include his wife, Roberta Mae Lane Phillips of Stanford; three sons, Rocky Lee Phillips, Jayme Phillips and Rodman Phillips, all of Stanford; four brothers, Robert Phillips of Harrodsburg, Elberta Phillips of Stanford, Alan Phillips of Grants Lick and Phil Phillips of Stanford; four sisters, Bessie Ellis of Harrodsburg, Juanita Noland of Crab Orchard, Janie Morgan of Louisville and Lily Jesse of Amelia, Va.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, August 19, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

PRUITT, Sandy Oakes Long
December 30, 1964 – August 16, 2007

STANFORD - Sandy Long Pruitt, 42, of Stanford, died Thursday.

Born Dec. 30, 1964, in Lincoln County, to the late Joyce Young Oakes and Jerry Oakes of Stanford, she worked at BP in Lancaster, Dollar Store, Durham's Grocery, and Garrard Wood Products. She was the widow of Kirby Pruitt.

Survivors are her father, Jerry Oakes of Stanford; daughter, Amber Long of Lancaster; and brothers, Steve and Lenny Oakes, both of Stanford.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at Fox Funeral Home with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at the funeral Home.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

RASH, Virgie Hiatt
September 10, 1916 – September 01, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Virgie Hiatt Rash, 90, of Crab Orchard, died Saturday.

She was born Sept. 10, 1916, in Crab Orchard to the late Lafe and Lillie Payne Hiatt. She was a faithful member of Crab Orchard Church of God.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at Crab Orchard Church of God by Brothers Dan Carr and Lonnie Goodin. Burial will be in Negro Creek Cemetery, Brodhead.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at McKnight Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

 

Thursday, August 24, 2007 – Interior Journal

REED, Barbara F. Estes

December 26, 1940 – August 16, 2007

Barbara F. Reed, 66, of Avon, Ind., died Thursday, Aug. 16 in Indiana.

A native of Kings Mountain, she was born Dec. 26, 1940 to the late Charles and Ruby Estes. She was a homemaker, had been a secretary at Kingsway Christian Church and for the State of Indiana, and was the widow of William F. Reed.

Survivors include a daughter, Lori (Jim) Kapps; a son, Rod (Nancy) Reed; grandchildren, Emily, Ben, and Shelby Kapps and Nathan, Emma, and Julie Reed; and her mother-in-law, Ann Hayes.

Funeral services were Aug. 18 at Matthews Mortuary in Brownsburg, Ind. Burial was in West Ridge Park Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

REED, Connie Rollins
December 17, 1926 – August 14, 2007

STANFORD - Connie Rollins Reed, 81, of Oxford, Ala., formerly of Stanford, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, in Alabama.

Born Dec. 17, 1926, in New Boston, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Fred W. and Sallie Wilson Rollins. Connie was a homemaker, a member of Stanford Baptist Church and the widow of Paul Calvin Reed.

Survivors include her daughter, Pattie (Randy) Ammons of Oxford, Ala.; and a granddaughter, Chelsie Ponder of Anniston, Ala.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, Ky., with Bro. Stewart Dawson officiating.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday, August 12, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

RUSSELL, Roberta Leach McWhorter
August 10, 1924 – August 10, 2007

MORELAND - Roberta Leach McWhorter Russell, 83, of Hustonville, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 10, 1924, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late George Beckham and Essie Myers Leach.

She was retired from PBK Bank, formerly Peoples Bank of Hustonville, where she worked for more than 30 years. She was a member of Slate Hill United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Luther Marshall McWhorter and Carl Russell.

Survivors include her daughter, Regina McWhorter Carrier of Hustonville; a sister, Lorene Brown of Hustonville; two grandchildren, Nicole (Shane) Hoseclaw of Hustonville and Marshall (Mindi) Carrier of Stanford; and three great-grandchildren, Karsyn Paige, Grasyn Tate Hoseclaw and Cole Preston Carrier.

Services are 5 p.m. today at Westside Community United Methodist Church by the Revs; Ken Hughes and Wayne Cole. Burial will be Monday at Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Marshall Carrier, Shane Hoseclaw, Shannon Brown, Michael Crowe, John Miller and Stanley Burris. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Slate Hill United Methodist Church.

 

Thursday, August 23, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

ROUSEY, William S.
February 21, 1926 – August 21, 2007

MORELAND - William S. Rousey, 81, of Stanford, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007.

Born Feb. 21, 1926, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Stanton and Ethel Henson Rousey. He was retired from Texas Eastern where he worked for more than 30 years.

He was a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church in Stanford and an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Rousey; two sons, Gary and Billy Rousey; and a grandson, David Randolph.

Survivors include two daughters, Janice (Billy) Randolph of Harrodsburg and Sue (John) King of Stanford; a brother, Henry Rousey of Alabama; and a sister, Charlotte Gibson of Moreland; six grandchildren, Scott and Chad Rousey, Debrorah Ristaneo, Leann Randolph, Rhonda Totman and Robbie Hair; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Chaplain Gary Story and Bro. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Paul Ray Jeffries, Chris Cooper, Robbie Hair, Scott Rousey, Chad Rousey and Mike Totman.

 

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

SHERON, James William, Sr.

May 25, 1926 – September 01, 2007

STANFORD - James William Sheron, Sr., 81, of Stanford, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at St. Joseph East in Lexington. He was born Tuesday, May 25, 1926, in Bellaire, Ohio, to the late J.T. and Ruby Pearl Hopper Sheron. He was a pastor for 43 years in Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi, served in the Navy from 1942 to 1946, received a bachelor's degree in theology from Trevecca Nazarene College in Nashville, TN, and was a member of Somerset First Church of the Nazarene. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jolene Edwards, a daughter-in-law, Brenda Sheron, and a brother, Bobby Sheron.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Nora Shearer Sheron of Stanford; two sons, Jimmy (Donna) Sheron, Jr., and Mike Sheron, both of Stanford; two daughters, Michele (Mark) Kirsch of Corydon, Ind., and Gail (Dennis) Barry of Newport News, Va.; two brothers, Raymond Sheron of Radcliffe, Ky., and Lindsay Sheron of Calhoun, Ga.; two sisters, Marjorie Gantt of Calhoun, Ga., and Dorothy Killion of Stanford; 12 grandchildren, Michael, Benji, Kevin and Jason Sheron, Buford Edwards, Susan Miller, Becky Seaford, Brian Leber, Nathan and Dustin Wiggs, Kodie and Amber Wehring; and 10 great-grandchildren, Michah Miller, Kallie, Kaiya, Skylar and Tesla Sheron, Brilie and Samantha Leber, and Kennedy, Owen and Triston Seaford.

Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Fox Funeral Home with Bros. Ronald Wesley, Pete Gilliam and Hoke Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Fox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Tim Siler, Howard Jackson, Brent Piatt, John T. Burton, Ed Rogers and Jody McGlothin. Memorials are suggested to the Somerset First Church of the Nazarene, 120 Crawford Ave., Somerset, KY 42501.

 

 

Sunday, August 26, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Hester Todd
August 12, 1927 – August 23, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Hester Todd Smith, 80, of Crab Orchard, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at her home. She was the widow of James Louis Smith who preceded her in death Oct. 8, 2002.

Born Aug. 12, 1927, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Bernie Carl and Lora Reynolds Todd. She was a member of Mount Zion Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Alma Jean Noakes of Waynesburg, Ky.; four sons, Charles Ray Smith of Bardstown, Ky., Carl Smith, Lebanon Junction, Ky., Lonnie Smith of Crab Orchard, Ky., and Gary Smith of Lawrenceburg, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Doris McQueen of Cumberland, Ky., and Wanda Faye Baker of Lockland, Ohio; four brothers, Raymond Todd of Crab Orchard, Manford Todd of Columbus, Ind., Milford Todd of Dallas, Ga., and Robert Todd of Hamilton, Ohio.

Hester was preceded in death by her parents, husband and grandson, David Baldwin, two brothers and four sisters.

Pallbearers will be Shane Noakes, and Justin, Bryan, Kevin, Glen and Wayne Smith. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Smith, Betty Simpson, Doris Harris, Helen Cash, Ruth Pence, Kathleen Denny, Dale Smith and Lana Shelton.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Zion Church of Christ by Bro. Thaddeus Eubank. Burial will be in Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. Sunday at Mount Zion Church of Christ.

 

Thursday, August 9, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

STAGNER, Barbara Wray
May 29, 1939 – August 07, 2007

MORELAND - Barbara Alice Wray Worthington Stagner, 68, of Junction City, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at her residence.

Born May 29, 1939, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Amanda Ann Coffman Wray. She worked at Genesco for 26 years and was a member of Bowen Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Stagner, and by a son, Randy Worthington.

Survivors include two sons, Marty and Tim Worthington; a stepson, Robbie Stagner; a stepdaughter, Shelley Robinson; two grandchildren, Chris Worthington and Alicia Staton; three great-grandchildren, Ryan Barnett, Tessa Staton and Zachery Allen Worthington; two step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; and a step great-great grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Doug Vandivier. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Scottie and Terry Wray, Bobby Wilburn, Bill Staton, Tom Wooten and Jeremy Crowe. Honorary pallbearer is John Bennett.

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2006 – Advocate-Messenger

STEVENS, Alex W.

March 09, 1928 – June 13, 2006

Alex W. Stevens 78, of Raleigh Court, Danville, died Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born March 9, 1928, in Madison Co., son of the late William Campbell and Louise Turpin Stevens. He was an educator, teacher, coach and principal. He graduate for Forkland High School in 1946 and earned his B.S. at Eastern Kentucky University in 1950 and his Masters in 1952. He coached and taught social studies at Owen Co. High School, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps earning the rank of Captain. During the 1950’s and 1960’s, Mr. Stevens farmed and owned an interest in the Bun Boy restaurant. He coached basketball and taught social studies at Winchester High School; was basketball coach and social studies teacher at Danville High School; was basketball coach at Centre College; principal, Lebanon High School; principal at Crab Orchard Elementary in Lincoln Co.; assistant principal and principal at Bate Middle School.

 He retired for education the first time in 1984. He was owner and principal broker of Stevens-McAnly Real Estate Co. He entered education again as assistant principal then principal of Boyle County Middle School. He also served in three elective positions on the Danville Board of Education from 1988- 91; the Danville City Commission from 1994 – 98 and as Mayor of Danville from 1998 – 2002. He was a member and past president of the Danville Kiwanis Club and past president of the Kentucky Middle School Association.

Mr. Stevens was a member of the First Christian Church of Danville where he taught a Sunday School Class for 40 years and served as Elder and Chairman of the Administrative Board. He is survived by his wife, Paige Dyche Stevens, Danville; a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Liz Stevens, Danville; a daughter and son-in-law, Alexa and Victor Smith, Dayton, Ohio; two step-sons, David (Jennifer) Nahm, Chapel Hill, NC and Todd P. Nahm, Minneapolis, Minn.; two step-daughters and their husbands, Chris and Laura Nahm Lewis, Hamilton, Ohio and Andrew and Mary Robert Garrett, Chapel Hill, NC; 6 grandchildren and 1 step-grandson.
The funeral service will be 11 am, Saturday, at First Christian Church, Danville with Rev. Jerry Shepherd and Rev. Quentin Scholtz officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jim Stevens, Cole Stevens, Logan Smith, Stuart Smith, Victor Smith, David Nahm, Todd Nahm, and Mike Garriott. Honorary pallbearers will be the Garnett Pearce Sunday School Class. Visitation will be after 4 pm Friday at First Christian Church.  Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, August 23, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

STULL, Mary Jane
December 14, 1921 – August 21, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Mary Jane Stull, 85, of Kings Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at her residence.

Born Sunday, Dec. 14, 1921, in Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Lynna Cantrell Strickley. She was a homemaker and clerk in the family business and a member of Kings Mountain Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond Stull; two daughters, Carole (Jerry) Moore of Kings Mountain and Sue (Bill) Buckman of Frankfort; a daughter-in-law, Judy Stull; five grandchildren, Gina Moore Douglas, Jerri Lynn Moore, Bruce Stull, Blake Buckman and Jennifer Stull; and five great-grandchildren, Brittany and Lauren Douglas, Shelby Stull, Dalton Buckman and Galen Stull.

Mary was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Stull.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Don Scilley officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Point Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Shawn Stull, Mark Morford, Steve Cordell, Eddie Raby, Ron Wood and Jack Stull. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

Friday, August 17, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

TAPP, Charles Ray
September 17, 1924 – August 15, 2007

STANFORD - Charles Ray Tapp, 82, of Stanford, died Wednesday at his home.

Born Sept. 17, 1924, in Livingston, Ky., he was a son of the late A.D. and Lena Clark Tapp. He was retired from Stanford Wood Products, a Kentucky Colonel and the widower of Pauline Stringer Tapp.

Survivors include two sons, Douglas Ray Tapp (Pat) of Lancaster and Dewey Wayne Tapp of Stanford; a sister, Marceline Tedesco of Fort Myers, Fla.; two grandchildren, Michael Douglas Tapp and Melissa Kaye Tapp; and a great-grandchild, Kiersten Tapp. He was preceded in death by a sister, Alma Robbins.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs: Harley Humfleet and Brad King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Robbie Napier, Michael Tapp, Dexter Mullins, Jerry Phelps, Carley Phelps and Dickie Phelps. Honorary pallbearers are Dickie Faulconer, Ronald Lawrence, Gary Napier and Bob Weaver.

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

WILSON, David Ray
October 13, 1963 – August 21, 2007

WAYNESBURG - David Ray "Flip" Wilson, 43, of Eubank, died Tuesday.

Born Oct. 13, 1963, in Pulaski County, he was a son of Alma "Cricket" Wilson of Eubank and the late Ray Harris.

Survivors include a daughter, Ashley Daniel Padgett of Waynesburg; three brothers, Louie, Lonnie and Harold Wilson, all of Waynesburg; and four sisters, Barbara Byrd and Linda Griffen, both of Cincinnati, Ohio, Helen James of Richmond and Margie Newcomb of Stanford.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Bro. Carson Atwood. Burial will be in Olive Cemetery.