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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #54

 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.   

Adkins, Joshua P. Willard Dale Ashcraft Kenneth "Kenny" Ball
Florence G. Beazley James Mack Braunm Carl D. Brown
Joyace Adams Rose Bullock Christine Reed Cardwell Everett B. Claypool
Violet F. Snow Coffman William Coleman Lessa Marie Combs
Pamela Copley Marvin Cornett Henrietta Partin Dunn
Emil Eldridge Charles Gilbert Estes Robert W. Fletcher
Ray Frith Betty J. Foley Griffin Elmer Griffin
Minnie Phillips Grimes Richard Harris Tony Brian Harrison
Pearl Hendrickson Treva Henderson Hill Wayne Taylor Hounchell
Malcom Jacobs Martha E. Ellis Jeffries Allen Kenneth Jones
Elizabeth Spoonamore Leigh James H. “Sonny” Logan Neil Armstrong Mason
Bonnie Stokes Maybrier Lonzo McGuffey Anita Rousey McMullin
Freda Hale Miller Martha Gooch Murphy Tina L. Volk Neeley
Roy Berlin Padgett Mary Louise Bastin Phillips Jim Reed
Christine K. Rashauner Reese Anna Snow Rogers Paul Rogers
James Hardin Simpson Bobbie A. Sims Carol Russell Sims
Regina L. Coffman Stanley Margaret E. Martin Taylor Margaret Vaught Teater
Sue M. Swinney Thompson Leroy Wells Edith Waldroup Whithers
Cecelia M. Hoeck Williams Helen J. Turpin Wray Edith Carrier Young

   

 

Friday, October 26, 2007- Danville Advocate-Messenger

 

ADKINS, Joshua P.
September 23, 1994 – October 25, 2007

STANFORD - Joshua Paul Adkins, 13, of Stanford, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Born Sept. 23, 1994, in Boyle County, Ky., he was a son of Paul and Lisa King Adkins. He was a student at Lincoln County Middle School. He was a football and baseball player and avid UK football fan. He also enjoyed WWE wrestling. Josh had a wish to be in the world book of records by getting the most get well cards anyone has ever received. He received thousands upon thousands of cards from all over the world.

Survivors include his mother, Lisa King Adkins of Stanford; father, Paul (Debbie) Adkins of West Liberty; paternal grandparents, George and Letha Adkins of West Liberty; maternal grandparents, Carolyn Murphy of Stanford and Robert King of Stanford; sister, Laura Adkins of Stanford; and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fairview Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Erwin and the Rev. Morris Trayner officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home and after church on Sunday at the church.

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

ASHCRAFT, Willard Dale
September 03,1933 – November 25, 2007

MORELAND - Willard Dale Ashcraft, 74, of Hustonville, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007.

Born Sept. 3, 1933, in Dearborn County, Ind., he was the son of the late David M. and Mary Agnes Sullivan Ashcraft. He had worked as a shipping supervisor for Thatcher Glass Co. in Lawrenceburg, Ind., (now Anchor Glass) and Foster-Forbes in Marion, Ind. He also was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Smith Ashcraft of Hustonville; a son, Jimmy Dale Ashcraft of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; a daughter, Deborah Disbro of Aurora, Ind.; two stepsons, Kevin Powers of Lawrenceburg, Ind., and Brian Powers of Gravel Switch; a brother, Donald Ashcraft of Celina, Ohio; a sister, Hazel Oberting of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; and four stepgrandchildren.

                                                                     Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Moreland Christian Church.                                                     

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Fitch-Denny Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg, Ind., with visitation after 11 a.m.

 

Sunday, December 23, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

BALL, Kenneth "Kenny"
January 28, 1947 – December 21, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Kenneth "Kenny" Ray Ball, 60, of Crab Orchard, Ky., died Friday, Dec. 21, 2007, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

Kenny was born Jan. 28, 1947, in Stanford, Ky. He was the son of Ray and Beulah Baker Ball. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and Crab Orchard Masonic Lodge No. 636 F&AM. He was an Air Force veteran, graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and a retired Kentucky State Police detective after 24 years of service. Honors include being named both Kentucky State Police Trooper of the Year and Detective of the Year.

Besides his parents, survivors include a daughter, Genia (Mike) Hardwick of Crab Orchard; sister, Linda (Colson) Wilson of Brodhead, Ky.; grandson, Michael Wade Hardwick of Crab Orchard; and special friend, Jenny Lynn Whittaker of Lancaster, Ky.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at McKnight Funeral Home by Brothers Dan Gutenson and Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery on Edwards Road in Crab Orchard with Kentucky State Police Honor Guard and Caswell Saufley Post 18 American Legion of Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Gary Jenkins, Steve Brown, Tom Sawyer, Bill Snyder, Earl Dean McWhorter and Dariel Lee Whittaker.

Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Sims, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, retired Kentucky State troopers of Richmond Post 7 and all patients at Dialysis Clinic Inc.

 

Sunday, December 30, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

BEAZLEY, Florence G.
April 10, 1924 – December 28, 2007

STANFORD - Florence G. Beazley, 83, of Stanford died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 10, 1924, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Gatewood G. and Pearl E. Beazley. She was a former flower designer at Burgin's and Speake's flower shops in Stanford, worked at Corning Glass in Danville for 10 years, and was a member of Stanford Christian Church.

Survivors include a nephew, Charles Samuel (Alice) Gilliland of Danville. She was predeceased by daughters, Gatie Beazley Estridge and Jacqueline Estridge Slone.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. David Gambrel.

Pallbearers will be Charles Gilliland, Gary Brummett, T.J. Hill, Harold Denson, Alfred Pence Jr. and Barry Spurlin.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Monday, December 17, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

BRAUNM, James Mack
April 06, 1952 – December 14, 2007

WAYNESBURG - James Mack Braunm, 55, of Sidney, Ohio, formerly of Kings Mountain, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, after a brief illness.

Born April 6, 1952, in Pulaski County, Ky., he was the son of the late Tom and Mary Hall Braunm. James was a former 25-year employee of Wagner Ware in Sidney, Ohio, and a current employee of Master Vision Polishing Co., in Sidney, Ohio. He was of the Baptist faith, loved and enjoyed kids, fishing and his dogs.

Survivors include his fianc, Mary Wren of Sidney, Ohio; three brothers, Jessie (Pattie) Braunm of Fort Loramie, Ohio, Fred (Nancy) Braunm of Midway, Ky., and Joe Braunm of Sidney, Ohio; four sisters, Margaret Sharp of Loveland, Ohio, Shirley (Estill) Hall of Waynesburg, Ky., Frances (Herman) Greer of Kings Mountain, and Darlene (Andy) Philipot of Sidney, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lloyd and John Braunm; two sisters, Molly Crouch and Vinnie Rackley; and a nephew, David Lynn Greer.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in the K.P. Hall Cemetery.

 

Thursday, November 15, 2007 Advocate-Messenger

BROWN, Carl D.
November 28, 1927 – November 14, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Carl D. Brown, 79, of Crab Orchard, KY, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Ky.

He was the husband of Hazel Todd Brown, whom he married Feb. 1, 1958, in Stanford, Ky.

Carl was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Lincoln County to the late William Ezra "Bill" and Oma Singleton Brown. He was a farmer and former employee of Sterns and Foster and Penn Ventilator. He was a member of New Hope First Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Brown; two sons, Roger (and wife Lisa) Brown and Wayne Brown, both of Crab Orchard; three brothers, Delmus Brown of Mount Dora, Fla., and Donald Brown and Bobby Brown, both of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Anna Mae Hood and Mary Napier, both of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren, Bridget, Brandon, Bradley, Kaitlin and Jacob; and a great-grandson, Cole.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents, William and Oma Brown; brothers, Dexter, George and Ernest Brown; and sisters, Marie Combs and Billie Lunsford.

Services will be noon Friday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Bob Stokes and Bro. Gary Griffith. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers Include Brandon and Bradley Brown, Donald Cable, Everett Adams, Carl Crank and Connell Anderson.

Honorary pallbearers are Jacob Brown, Sonny Napier, Bobby Taylor, Dr. Charles Crase and Dwight Sneed.

 

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 – Danville Advocate-Messenger

BULLOCK, Joyace Adams Rose
1936- November 04, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Joyace Adams Rose Bullock, 71, died Sunday.

Survivors include her children, Rodney D. and James Rose, both of Waynesburg, Jerry Rose of Burnside, Jeffery Rose and Quinton Rose, both of Indianapolis, Finley Rose of Cleveland, Ohio, Teresa A. Rose of Lexington, Tanya Rose of Frankfort and Colleen Cassidy of San Antonio, Texas; siblings, Vernon Adams, Ed Adams, Russell Adams, Oscar Adams, Leslie Adams, Elbert Adams, Brenda Howard, Alene Fetter and Mary Gilliam; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Interment, Freedom Cemetery, Pulaski Co. KY. Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

Monday, December 31, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

CARDWELL, Christine Reed
November 12, 1929 – December 29, 2007

STANFORD - Christine Reed Cardwell, 78, of Louisville, died Saturday.

Born Nov. 12, 1929, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late William S. and Cynthia A. Warfield Reed. She was a legal secretary and homemaker.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Kenneth L. Cardwell of Louisville; three daughters, Cindy (Pat) Ray of Eureka, Mo., Cheryl Cardwell of Clarksville, Ind., and Shelley (Mike) Barron of Sellersburg, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Moriah Christian Church with Bro. Rob Cox officiating.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

CLAYPOOL, Everett B.

 June 30, 1935 – December 17, 2007

LOUISVILLE - Everett B. "Whitie" Claypool, 72, of Louisville died Monday.

He was a native of Lincoln County. He retired after 30 years of service with the U.S. Post Office. He was a Baptist and a Navy veteran of the Korean War.

He is survived by two children, Steven Claypool and Lisa Halouma; his mother, Blanch King Chadwell; grandchildren, Kristin Hibbard and Anthony Halouma; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Stanford.

 

Spurlin Funeral Home Notice & Casey County News – Nov. 2007

COFFMAN, Violet F. Snow

August 08, 1940 – November 12, 2007

Violet Snow Coffman, 67, of McKinney died Monday, November 12, 2007  at Fort Logan Hospital. Born August 8, 1940 in Casey county to the late Fred and Velma Richards Snow. She was a former cook at McKinney Elementary school, worked at Genesco for 22 Years, worked at Stanford House Nursing Home and at Matshuita In Danville. She was a member of Geneva Communtiy Church and the widow of Orville Kenneth Coffman.

Survivors include two daughters; Donna Yocum (Lindsey) of McKinney and Charlotte Long (Bill) of Hustonville, three sisters; Bernice Griffin of Hustonville, Marie Singleton of Louisville and June Hardwick of Dunnville; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be officiated by Reverand Rick Naylor, Thursday at 2 P.M. at Spurlin Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be; Ray and Craig Griffin, Joseph and Mark Hrdwick, David Singleton, Josh and Jeremy Long and Jonathan McWhorter. Honorary bearers will be Shane and Kim Yocum, Shelley and Todd Cockerham, Anna Holbert, Dinah Rood and Winford Coffman.

Interment will be at Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, KY.

 

Monday, November 26, 2007 - Advocate-Messenger

COLEMAN, William
April 05, 1936 – November 24, 2007

MORELAND - William Ray "Bill" Coleman, 71, of Stanford, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007.

Born April 5, 1936, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Sadie Coleman. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Minnie Mae Coleman; a son, James Ray Coleman of Hustonville; two daughters, Wilma Coleman and Velma (Floyd Rogers) Coleman of Stanford; and three grandchildren, Lance, Adam and Lori Coleman. He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Coleman.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Marvin King with burial in Angel Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesday.

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

COMBS, Lessa Marie
October 28, 1962 – December 02, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Lessa Marie Combs, 45, of Ottenheim Road, Waynesburg, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Sunday, Oct. 28, 1962, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Mary Ann Napier Combs. Lessa was a member of the American Legion Post 345 Ladies Auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 364 Ladies Auxiliary. She was a homemaker and avid frog collector.

Survivors include her companion, Forrest Banks; a daughter, Trista (Daniel) Elkins of Waynesburg; two sons, Josh Combs of Stanford and Zac Banks of Waynesburg; five brothers, Ray Combs of Waynesburg, Gene (Linda) Combs of Lexington, Dean (Johnnie) Combs of Versailles, Gary (Vickie) Combs of Harrodsburg and Doug (Jean) Combs of Waynesburg; seven sisters, Francis (M.T.) Smith of Lexington, Faye (John) McConnell of Delaware, Ohio, Linda (Donald) McKinney of Danville, Freida (Walter) Trent of Lancaster, Audrey Combs and Sharon (Pet) Singleton, both of Stanford, and Carolyn (Jerry) Petrey of Crab Orchard; and three grandchildren, Bryce Elkins, Tucker Elkins and Braylee Maddox.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Double Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael Goode, Rodney Goode, Donnie McKinney, Lynn Petrey, Chris Petrey, Eugene Smith, Dustin Sowder and Buddy Bond. Honorary pallbearers are members of the ladies auxiliary of American Legion Post 345 and VFW Post 3634.

 

Sunday, November 11, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

COPLEY, Pamela

LIBERTY - Pamela Copley, 40, died Thursday at her home in Dunnville.

She was a homemaker and part-time student at Campbellsville College. She attended Bethel United Baptist Church, Dunnville.

Survivors include her husband, Ronald Copley; mother, Barbara Davis Hampton of Hustonville; daughters, Whitney and Sarah Copley of Dunnville; and stepchildren, Teresa Meyer, Lisa Kerr and Melinda Gilbert, all of Dunnville, and Randy Copley of Russell Springs.

Services are 2 p.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Brother Floying Thompson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Sunday, December 16, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

CORNETT, Marvin
August 03, 1915 – December 14, 2007

STANFORD - Marvin Cornett, 92, of Stanford, Ky., died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 3, 1915, in Ash County, N.C., he was the son of the late Rosie Cornett Ball. He was an attorney at law for 34 years in Lincoln County; past Commonwealth Attorney; a three-term state representative; and a past district judge for Lincoln, Jessamine and Garrard counties. He was a member of Stanford Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Zora Ball Cornett; nephews, Gary Rudd of Norwood, Ohio, and Douglas Wilson of Sherwood, Ohio; niece, Brenda Godfrey of Norwood, Ohio; a sister, Juanita McAllister of Springdale, Ohio; and an uncle, Robert Cornett of Batesville, Ind.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Douglas Wilson, Steve Godfrey, Glenn Hamblin, Ottis Cave, Arnold Stogsdill and Eddie May.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Brad Curry's Sunday School class, David Pettus and Bobby Reynolds.

 

Friday, December 14, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

DUNN, Henrietta Partin
May 27, 1936 – December 13, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Henrietta Dunn, 71, of Waynesburg died Thursday.

Born May 27,1936, in Bell County, she was the daughter of the late Tilden and Polly Fields Partin. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Donald Dunn; a son, Kirk Dunn of Somerset; a daughter, Pamela Moore of Waynesburg; two brothers, Harold Partin of Harrodsburg and James Partin of Waynesburg; and a sister, Beulah Skeens of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Mullins officiating. Burial will be in Parlor Grove Cemetery.

 

Friday, November 02, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

ELDRIDGE, Emil

July 24, 1932 – October 31, 2007

Emil Eldridge, 75, of Somerset, died Wednesday.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Day Eldridge; two sons, Harold Eldridge of Somerset and Kenneth Eldridge of Bronston; a daughter, Barbara Renee Eldridge of Bronston; a brother, Hubert Eldridge of Blackey; three sisters, Betty Sue Williams of Shelbyville, Ind., Stella Shelton of Crab Orchard and Arlie Simpson of Waynesburg; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Frieda Pruitt.

Burial will be at Friendship Church Cemetery. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

Monday, December 17, 2007 – Commonwealth Journal

ESTES, Charles Gilbert

October 10, 1935 – December 13, 2007

Charles Gilbert “Gibby” Estes, 72, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born in Lincoln County, Ky., on Oct. 10, 1935 to the late Charles H. and Mary Allen Estes. He was a member of the Eubank Baptist Church. Charles served in the Air Force during the Korean War and retired from G.E. manufacturing.

He is survived by Peggy Stapleton Estes; two sons, Charles T. Estes, Somerset, and Miles A. (and Delisa) Estes, Barbourville, Ky.; a daughter, Moriah (and Brian) Perry, Somerset; a brother, Thomas B. Estes; and four grandchildren, Kelsey Estes, Alex Estes, Alana Perry, and Ross Perry.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 17, at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with Bro. Doug Wilcoxson officiating. American Legion Post #38 will conduct military honors.

Interment will follow in Mill Springs National Cemetery.

 

Monday, November 5, 2007 – Danville Advocate-Messenger

FLETCHER, Robert W.
April 06, 1955 – November 04, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Robert W. "Bobby" Fletcher, 52, of Crab Orchard, Ky., died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born April 6, 1955, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of Thelma Little Fletcher and the late Jim F. Fletcher. He was a farmer and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church. He was a 1973 graduate of Crab Orchard High School.

Other survivors Include four sons, Robert Issac Fate Fletcher of Somerset, Ky., Lester (Maria Byrd) Powell, Billy Joe Fletcher and Landon Fletcher, all of Stanford, Ky.; a daughter, Michelle Fletcher of Stanford; two stepdaughters, Lisa Randolph of Stanford and Jessica Houk of Mount Vernon, Ky.; four sisters, Virginia Metcalf of Cincinnati, Ohio, Martha Cowan of West Chester, Ohio, Janice (Jim) Southard of Lancaster, Ky., and Mary (Jerry) Davidson of Middleton, Ohio; two granddaughters, Grayson Fletcher and Madison Powell; and three step grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by a brother, Newtie Fletcher.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Tony Shelton. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Lester Powell, Billy Joe Fletcher, Eddie Lunsford, Joe Preston, Ricky Saylor and Bennie Spoonamore. Honorary pallbearers will be; Larry Middleton, James Lee Reynolds, Rodney Sims, Randy Stamper, Junior McClure, Dr. Rod Bates, Donnie Spoonamore and 1973 classmates of Crab Orchard High School.

 

Thursday, November 8, 2007 – Interior Journal

FRITH, Ray

December 03, 1930 – October 31, 2007

Ray Frith, 76, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday, Oct. 31 at his home.

A native of Rockcastle County, he was born Dec. 3, 1930 to the late Thomas and Mary Brummett Frith. He was a retired dairy farmer and widower of Ethel Ledford Frith.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Ledford; one brother, Glen Frith; and a son-in-law, Arthur Meece.

Survivors include two daughters, Regina Meece of Stanford and Ramona (Doug) Snyder of Waynesburg; three sons, Tommie (Tammy) Frith and Timmie (Martha) Frith both of Crab Orchard and Jeffery (Missy) Frith of Stanford; four sisters, Margaret (Larry) Payne of Corbin, Juanita Coomer of Leithfield, Juliette (Dan) Small of Columbus, Ind., and Lisa (Doug) Stone of Clarkson; four brothers, Earl Frith and Kenneth (Etta Mae) Frith both of Caneyville, Bobby (Phyllis) Frith of Ninevah, Ind., and Ronald (Phylis) Frith of Paoli, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Nov. 3 at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard. Burial was in the Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

Sunday, December 09, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

GRIFFIN, Betty J. Foley
July 18, 1941 – December 06, 2007

STANFORD - Betty Janie Griffin, 66, of Stanford, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 18, 1941, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Ollie Catrell Foley. She was a homemaker and the widow of George Gilpin and Richard Griffin Sr.

Survivors are sons, George Gilpin of Lebanon, Ind., Paul Gilpin of Mt. Vernon and Richard Griffin Jr. of Stanford; daughters, Lois Wells of Crab Orchard, Rosie French of Mount Vernon and Wanda Brock of Waynesburg; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother and three sisters.

Services are 3 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by Brother Gerald Sims. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Richard Griffin Jr., Paul Gilpin, George Gilpin, Jonathan Wells, Randy Brock and Brian Wilson.

 

Monday, December 10, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

GRIFFIN, Elmer
February 05, 1936 – December 08, 2007

STANFORD - Elmer Griffin, 71, of Stanford, died Saturday.

Born Feb. 5, 1936, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Raymond and Reva Foley Griffin. He was head mechanic for Owens Chevrolet for more than 20 years.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille Hale Griffin of Stanford; a son, Elmer Ray Griffin (Tammy) of Junction City; a daughter, Sondra Griffin of Lancaster; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Harold McLaren. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Monday, November 19, 2007 Advocate-Messenger

GRIMES, Minnie Phillips
April 24, 1922 – November 16, 2007

LANCASTER - Minnie Phillips Grimes, 85, of Hill Court, died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born April 24, 1922, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John and Hattie Lasure Phillips. She was a dietary aid for Garrard County Memorial Hospital for more than 25 years and a member of Lancaster Nazarene Church. She was the widow of Homer Grimes.

Survivors include four daughters, Alene East (Bob), Hazel Conner (George) and Shirley Grimes, all of Lancaster, and Lillian Padgett (Freddie) of Waynesburg; two sons, Buddy and Bruce Grimes, both of Lancaster; two brothers, Gatewood Phillips of Lancaster and John Phillips of Stanford; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lee Grimes, a brother, Kenneth Phillips; and three sisters, Grace Cook, Lula Reynolds and Roberta McQuerry.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lancaster Nazarene Church.

Pallbearers will be John Davis, Terry Graves, Gene Hall, Tommy Shelton, Darrell Barrett and Doc Long.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home and after noon Tuesday at the church.

Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, Butch Broughton and Mark Rogers will be honorary pallbearers.

 

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HARRIS, Richard
September 21, 1926 – December 24, 2007

STANFORD - Richard Harris, 81, of Stanford, died Monday.

Born Sept. 21, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Melvin and Katie Brummett Harris.

Survivors include his wife, Dora Reba Phillips Harris; three sons, Lonnie Harris of Moreland, Dennis Harris of Junction City and Daniel Harris of Stanford; a daughter, Sue Gipson of Junction City; two brothers, Wallace Harris of Longview, Ill., and Hershel Harris of Ottenheim; three sisters, Alice Bonta of Danville, and Anna Cooper and Pauline Fossit, both of Independence; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Interment at Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, December 30, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HARRISON, Tony Brian
December 27, 1977 – December 27, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Tony Brian Harrison, 30, of Crab Orchard, died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Dec. 27, 1977, in Garrard County, he was the son of Jim and Shelia Ann Barnett Harrison of Crab Orchard. He was a former equipment operator for Isaacs Excavating.

Other survivors include a daughter, Kayla D. Harrison of Berea; brothers, Jimmie L. and Henry W. Harrison, both of Crab Orchard; maternal grandmother, Pauline Denney of Paint Lick; nephews, Jimmie D., Brian L., Glaylan W. and Dewey R. Harrison; and nieces, Tracy D. and Breanna M. Harrison.

Services are 2 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home by Brother Billie Estes. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Leonard and Jimmy D. Harrison, Nicholas Floyd, Bobby D. Johnson, Dudley W. Hacker and Dudley W. Hacker Jr.

 

Saturday, November 17, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HENDRICKSON, Pearl
July 19, 1924 – November 15, 2007

STANFORD - Pearl Hendrickson, 83, of Stanford, died Thursday.

Born July 19, 1924, in Pineville, to the late Harm and Savannah North Hendrickson, he served in the military for 24 years during World War II and Korea, and was a staff sergeant.

Survivors include nephews, Larry Hendrickson and Lane Taylor, both of Cleves, Ohio; nieces, Savannah Hunter of Cleves, Rose Marie Hendrickson and Brenda Hendrickson Lewis. He was preceded in death by wives, Bertha and Blondel; brothers, Bob, Bill and Link; and sister, Sally.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home with burial in Wilson Cemetery.

 

Saturday, November 17, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HILL, Treva Henderson
February 29, 1944 – November 16, 2007

STANFORD - Treva Henderson Hill, 63, of Stanford, died Friday at her home.

Born Feb. 29, 1944, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Amel and Freda Clark Henderson. She was a teacher at Highland Elementary School for 17 years and member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Hill; son, Greg Hill of Stanford; daughter, Robyn Bromley of Mason, Ohio; brothers, Gerald, Travis and Jimmy Henderson, all of Stanford; sister, Judy Johnson of Kings Mountain; grandchildren, Leah, Bethany and Abigail Bromley; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Fairview Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnny Baker. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be the nephews. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, December 10, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

HOUNCHELL, Wayne Taylor
April 10, 1938 – December 08, 2007

MORELAND - Wayne Taylor Hounchell, 69, of Hustonville, passed away Dec. 8, 2007.

Born April 10, 1938, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Louise Sims Hounchell of Hustonville and the late M.H. Hounchell. He was a barber and an Air Force veteran.

Survivors include a son, Randy York of Paducah; two sisters, Sondra Hogue of Collinsville, Ill., and Leanette Hounchell of Hustonville; and a grandchild.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Marvin Hatton. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Henry, Charlie and Bronson Richards, Ethan Crum, Lowell Jeffries and Isaac Moore.

 

Friday, December 14, 2007 – Commenwealth Journal

JACOBS, Malcom
September 20, 1956 – December 11, 2007

STANFORD - Malcom "Jake" Jacobs of Sherwood Trail, Newton, Ala., and formerly of Waynesburg, Ky., was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, after a courageous battle with colon cancer. He was 51.

He was born Sept. 20, 1956, in Lincoln County, Ky. He was employed with Asplunde Tree Trimming Corp. He attended First Assembly of God Church in Dothan, Ala. Mr. Jacobs loved his pastor Murray Kelley and all the visits at the hospital and his home. He also loved his family and his dear friends. He had a zest for life, was always jolly and will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Rachel Jacobs of Newton; his father, Jesse Jacobs of Waynesburg; his mother, Lucy Beasley of Newton; three brothers, Phillip (Fonda) Jacobs, Jack (Sara) Jacobs and Jesse "Tucker" (Jacqueline) Jacobs, all of Waynesburg; five sisters, Jean (Kenny) Smiley of Cerulean, Ky., Juanita (Carl) Cornett of Lima, Ohio, Marlene Selle of Maricopa, Ariz., Wanda (David) McGhee of Cadiz, Ky., and Martha (Paul) Estes of Waynesburg; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Church of God of Prophecy New Life in Waynesburg with the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will follow in Double Springs Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church from noon-2 p.m. prior to service time on Saturday. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

 

Thursday, November 01, 2007 – Interior Journal

JEFFRIES, Martha E. Ellis

June 13, 1913 – October 27, 2007

Martha Elizabeth Ellis Jeffries, 94, of Hustonville, died Saturday, Oct. 27.

A native of Casey County, she was born June 13, 1913 to the late Oscar Burl and Mary Elizabeth Stockley Ellis.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard Jeffries; two daughters, Geneva Pinson and Jessie Edwards; and one grandchild.

Survivors include four sons, William “Bud” (Lois) Jeffries of Danville, Lowell T. Jeffries of Centralia, Ill., Pete (Judy) Jeffries of Lancaster and Donald L. (Annette) Jeffries of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; one daughter, Henrietta (Joe) Burch of Montague, Calif.; 19 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; and seven great, great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Oct. 31 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were granddaughters.

 

Thursday, November 01, 2007 – Interior Journal

JONES, Allen Kenneth

June 30, 1919 – October 18, 2007

Allen Kenneth Jones, 88, of Clearwater, Fla., died Thursday, Oct. 18 at his home.

A native of Waynesburg, he was born June 30, 1919 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jones. He was a graduate of Highland High School, a member of the Gymless Wonders basketball team from Highland High School, worked as an engineer for the B & O Railroad, and loved sports, his career, and his devotion to God.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth G. Jones.

Survivors include his wife, Stella M. Sizemore Jones; children, Pam Haverland and Becky (Randy) Zettlemoyer; sister, Marie Denton; daughter-in-law, Doris Jones; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Oct. 24 at the Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Mt. Healthy, Ohio.

 

Sunday, December 16, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

LEIGH, Elizabeth Spoonamore
June 11, 1928 – December 14, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Elizabeth Spoonamore Leigh, 79, of Crab Orchard, Ky., died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at the Golden Living Healthcare Center in Stanford, Ky.

She was born June 11, 1928, in Rockcastle County. She was the daughter of the late Ernest Lee and Emma Wren Spoonamore.

She was the widow of John H. Leigh Jr., who preceded her in death on March 1, 2002. She was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters, Carolyn Diana (Sam) Burton of Stanford, Donna (Larry) Gooch of Crab Orchard, Ruth Darlene (Henry) Smith of Stanford and Emma (David) Smith of Crab Orchard; son, John Hanceford (Yon) Leigh III of Crab Orchard; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene (Frank) Brown, Ann (Danny) Irvin, Evelyn (Glenn) Davis and Lillian Spoonamore; brother, Glenn (Remonia) Spoonamore; and sisters-in-law, Rose Ellen Haeuser and Joyce Leigh. She was preceded in death by brothers, Ernest F. Spoonamore and Eugene "Buck" Spoonamore.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Brother Brad King. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Tommy Gooch, James Samuel Burton II, Jason Smith, Lt. William Burton, Jacob Leigh and Danny Skaggs.

Public visitation is after 5 p.m. today, Dec. 16, 2007, at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Wednesday,  December 5, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

LOGAN, James H. “Sonny”
April 17, 1926 – November 30, 2007

STANFORD - James H. "Sonny" Logan, 81, of Stanford, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born April 17, 1926, in Stanford, he was the son of the late James H. and Mary Wolford Logan. He was a World War II Navy veteran, worked for Baughman Milling Co. for 20 years, Parsons Beef, and with his brother in the painting and drywall business until retirement. In his retirement, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, repairing lawn mowers, and spending time with family and friends. He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lillian Givens Logan of Stanford; two sons, James Scott (Rose) Logan of Aurora, Colo., and Anthony (Mary) Logan of Berea, Ky.; two daughters, Sheila (Lloyd) Benjamin of Columbia, S.C., and Brenda (Tommy) Cofer of Liberty, Ky.; a brother, George L. (Betty) Logan of Lexington; and three sisters, Mary (Jessie) Rice, Polly (Joseph) Hocker and Gloria (Edward) Thomas, all of Lexington. Two brothers, Fred L. and John T. Logan, and a sister, Ophelia Simpson, preceded him in death.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home.

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

MASON, Neil Armstrong
December 14, 1969 – November 26, 2007

Neil Armstrong Mason, 37, of Casey County, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, in Casey County.

Born Dec. 14, 1969, in Pulaski County, he was a son of Millard Mason Sr. of Waynesburg and the late Lola Jacobs Mason. Neil was a farmer.

Survivors include a son, Shaye Harris of Waynesburg; five brothers, Hobart (Sue) Mason of Waynesburg, Millard C. (Kim) Mason of Kings Mountain, Louis (Renate) Mason of Waynesburg, Carl (Cheryl) Mason of Kings Mountain and Jeff (Sharon) Mason of Liberty; three sisters, Sylvia (Jerry) Leach, Palma Mason and Bonnie Mason, all of Waynesburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Neil was preceded in death by his mother, Lola; a brother, Dan Mason; and a sister, Sue Mason.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by Bro. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Luke Wethington, Sam New, Jacob Mason, Jerrett Mason, Chris Smallwood, and Zack and Eric Mason.

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

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

MAYBRIER, Bonnie Stokes
March 07, 1914 – December 06, 2007

STANFORD - Bonnie Maybrier, 93, of Lexington, died Thursday at her home.

Born March 7, 1914, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Jack A. and Nancy Napier Stokes. She was a homemaker and the widow of Harry Gordon Maybrier.

Survivors include her friends, David and Rosemary Marshall of Lexington, Jolly Hafley of Berea, Clyde Holder of Nicholasville, Mary and Billy Gross of Harrodsburg, Vernon Mullins of Berea, Dorna Marshall of Lexington and Barbara Castleberry of Mount Vernon. Special thanks goes to Dr. Cynthia Evans of Lexington Clinic in Nicholasville.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. John Jessup. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

 

Sunday, December 9, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

MCGUFFEY, Lonzo
August 02, 1927 – December 07, 2007

STANFORD - Lonzo McGuffey, 80, of Stanford, died Friday at his home.

Born Aug. 2, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late James and Dora Watts McGuffey. He worked at Chrysler Corp. in Dayton, Ohio, for seven years; owned a Carnation milk route for several years in Danville; and retired from American Greetings, Danville, after 22 years.

He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church where he was a past trustee and member of its brotherhood; veteran of Korean War, ranked sergeant; and member of Caswell Saufley Post No. 18 American Legion, Military Honor Guard and Baptist Disaster Relief Team.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Caudill McGuffey; sons, Ronnie (Lana) McGuffey of Waynesburg and Jeff McGuffey of Stanford; granddaughters, Rachael and Hillary McGuffey; and a brother, Fonzo McGuffey of Stanford. He was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters.

Services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fairview Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnny Baker. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers are members of Caswell Saufley Post No. 18, which also will provide military honors.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday at the church. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, December 24, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

McMULLIN, Anita Rousey
September 10, 1933 – December 22, 2007

MORELAND - Anita Rousey McMullin, 74, of Ludlow, died Saturday at her residence.

Born Sept. 10, 1933, in Butchertown, she was the daughter of the late Loyd and Tina Rich Rousey. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Ludlow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow McMullin; three brothers, Robert, Phillip and Palmer Rousey, and a sister, Margaret Berry.

Survivors include a son, David McMullin, and a daughter, Yolanda Mitchell, both of Ludlow; four brothers, Patrick Allen Rousey of Moreland, Buddy Rousey of Fort Myers, Fla., Loyd Sherwood Rousey of Tampa, Fla., and Ronald Rousey of Lexington; two sisters, Nina Hatter and Shirley Adams, both of Danville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

 

Thursday, December 06, 2007 – Interior Journal

MILLER, Freda Hale

November 29, 1937 – November 26, 2007

Freda Hale Miller, 69, of Stanford, died Monday, Nov. 26 at Easton, Md.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Nov. 29, 1937 to the late Dellie Green Hale and Ellen Baxter Phillips Hale. She was a x-ray technician, member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church, and the widow of James B. Miller, Sr.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Hale; three sisters, Minnie Caudill, Lula Lytle and Sally Kovacs; and several half brothers and sisters.

Survivors include one son, Jimmy (Dusty) Miller of Stanford; one daughter, Donna (Ken) Eaton of Easton, Md.; one sister, Rosie Lukat of Fern Creek; two grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Dec. 1 at Calvary Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Johnny Adamson and Vola Brown officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jim Miller, Jeremy Miller, Bill Priddy, Jerry Shelton, Leonard Richardson, and Ralph Arnold.

Spurlin Funeral Home of Stanford was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Monday, December 17, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

MURPHY, Martha Gooch
March 12, 1923 – December 15, 2007

LANCASTER - Martha Gooch Murphy, 84, of Dickerson Court, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born March 12, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late George Samuel and Anna Huffman Gooch. She retired after 25 years at Garrard County Memorial Hospital and was a member of Goshen Christian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Estes of Stanford; two grandchildren, Leigh Ann Saylor of Danville and Nicole Estes of Stanford; a great-grandchild, Savana Saylor of Danville; and a sister, Virginia Bryant of Louisville. She was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Moore.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Bro. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Powell, Mike Murphy, George Moore and Joe Moore.

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

NEELEY, Tina L. Volk
August 07, 1962 – December 09, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Tina Lee Volk Neeley, 45, of Crab Orchard, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at her home.

She was the wife of Daniel Clayborn Neeley, whom she married on Aug. 30, 1980.

Born Aug. 7, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Mildred Owens Helton and the late William A. Volk. She was a former apartment manager for Wilson Management.

Other survivors include her husband, Daniel Neeley of Crab Orchard, Ky.; a daughter, LeAnn and husband Timothy Carrier of McKinney, Ky.; a son, Kyle Neeley of Crab Orchard; mother, Mildred and husband Troy Helton of Crab Orchard; sisters, Vicky Volk of Crab Orchard, and April Volk of Carlisle, Ky.; brothers, Keith (Ann) Volk, Donnie (Doris) Volk and Billy Volk, all of Crab Orchard, and Ricky (Sandy) Volk of Bryantsville, Ky.; and three grandchildren, Michaela, Daniel and McKenzie Carrier.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Tim Carrier, Shannon Volk, Chris Hendrickson, and Keith, Ricky, Billy and Donnie Volk. Honorary pallbearer is Houston Jared Clark.

 

Thursday, December 06, 2007 – Interior Journal

PADGETT, Roy Berlin

November 15, 1915 – November 27, 2007

Roy Berlin Padgett, 92, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 27 at his residence.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born Monday, Nov. 15, 1915 to the late Rube and Elda Jacobs Padgett. He was a carpenter and a farmer, a member of Olive Baptist Church, and the widower of Lillie Haste.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers Carl, Earl, Jackie, and Jim Padgett; and a sister, Ruby Smith.

Survivors include two sons, Ralph Eugene (Betty) Padgett and Daryl Wayne (Pam) Padgett both of Waynesburg; a brother, Thomas J. Padgett of Frankfort; two sisters, Carrie Parson and Alma Jean Eubanks; five grandchildren, Tracey, Stacy and Brad Padgett, Phillip Bond, and Daryl Jusenda Padgett; and two great grandchildren, Tera and Devon Padgett.

Funeral services were Nov. 30 at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg with Bro. C. E. Jacobs officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Thursday, December 06, 2007 – Interior Journal

PHILLIPS, Mary Louise Bastin

January 18, 1940 – November 27, 2007

Mary Louise Phillips, 67, of Stanford, died Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Jan.18, 1940 to the late Ray and Ethel Robinson Bastin. She was a homemaker, member of the Stanford Nazarene Church and the American Legion Post #345 Women’s Auxiliary, and the widow of Kenneth Phillips.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, John, Bill and Dale Bastin; and one sister, Ray Jean Weaver.

Survivors include five sons, Kenneth Ray “Spanky” Phillips of Louisville, Larry (Kathy) Phillips of Douglasville, Ga., Robbie (Kim) Phillips and Jerome (Tammie) Phillips both of Stanford, and Michael (Tracy) Phillips of Campbellsville; two daughters, Marilyn (Anthony) Brown of Lancaster and Loretta (Doug) Phillips Wright, both of Stanford; two brothers, Sam and Truman Bastin of Stanford; three sisters, Bessie Allen of Stanford, Dean Anding of Raleigh, Miss., and Anne Endress of Oxford, Ohio; and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral services were Nov. 30 at Fox Funeral Home with Bro. Henderson Goins officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

 

Thursday, October 25, 2007 – Danville Advocate-Messenger

REED, Jim
September 16, 1935 – October 23, 2007

STANFORD - Jim Reed, 72, of Stanford, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at his residence.

Born Sept. 16, 1935, in Baltimore, Md., he was a son of the late James R. and Charlotte Rodda Reed. He was Lincoln County judge-executive from 1994 to 1999, owned and operated Reed Electrical Supply, and was employed by National Cash Register in Dayton, Ohio, for 23 years.

He was a member of the Lions Club, Kentucky Farm Bureau, and Lincoln County Fair Board and was Stanford/Lincoln County Industrial Authority secretary and treasurer.

He also was Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce director, a member of First Southern Bank board, Southeastern Kentucky Economic Development board and Center for Rural Development board. He was active with Lincoln County Little League and a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church board and administrative council. He was recipient of the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce "Citizen of the Year" award in 1983.

Survivors include his son, Jim "Jimbo" (Stacie) Reed of Prospect, Ky.; a granddaughter, Brooke Lynne Reed of Prospect; brother-in-law, the Rev. Tinsley (Joann) Ball Jr. of Duncan, Okla.; sisters-in-law, Kate Spoonamore of Stanford and Lyda Blanton of Orleans, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fanlee Ball Reed; and a sister, Charlotte Reed.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at New Beginnings United Methodist Church, formerly Harris Memorial United Methodist Church, with Byron Crawford and the Rev. Donna Jones officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell-Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

 

Sunday, November 11, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

REESE, Christine K. Rashauner
December 15, 1921 – November 09, 2007

MORELAND - Christine K. Reese, 85, of Danville, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 15, 1921, in Moreland, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Martha Fisher Fashauner. She had worked at Palm Beach Co. and was a homemaker. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Reed Reese; two daughters, Barbara (O.C.) Currens of Lincoln County and Rosemary (David) Burden of Madisonville; one son, Carl (Annette) Reese of Dallas; six grandchildren, Kimberly Sanders, Jaime Godbey, Ross Burden, Sarah Price, and Lauren and Audrey Reese; and two great-grandchildren, Evan Sanders and Ryan Burden.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church by Father Patrick Fitzsimons. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Charles Price, Ross and David Burden, Jack Godbey, O.C. Currens, Carl Reese and James Sanders.

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

ROGERS, Anna Snow
July 10, 1930 – November 24, 2007

HARRODSBURG - Anna Mae Rogers, 77, widow of Robert Rogers, died Saturday.

Born July 10, 1930, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Freda Pulliam Snow. She had been a Shakertown employee.

Survivors include a son, Richard Schmiers of Stanford; three daughters, Evelyn Ward of Corbin, Sharon Goode of Danville and Barbara Hall of Middleburg; a sister, Helen Gass of Stanford; 12 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

ROGERS, Paul
June 19, 1941 – December 01, 2007

STANFORD - Paul Rogers, 66, of Kings Mountain, Ky., died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born June 19, 1941, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Roy Lee and Elsie Kidd Rogers. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 369.

Survivors include four sons, Barry Rogers of Bryantsville, Gary Rogers and Greg Rogers, both of Danville, and Victor Rogers of Liberty; a daughter, Paula Underwood of Danville; a sister, Darlene Johnson of Kings Mountain; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three stepchildren; and several stepgrandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Billy Brown. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Gary Rogers, Greg Rogers, Ricky Elmore, Roscoe Taylor, Hulio Leach and Terry Leach.

 

Wednesday,  December 5, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

SIMPSON, James Hardin
August 01, 1920 – December 04, 2007

MORELAND - James Hardin Simpson, 87, of Stanford, died Tuesday.

Born Aug. 1, 1920, in Casey County, he was the son of the late W.H. Simpson and Annie Simpson Durham. He had worked at Genesco and Vaughn Tobacco Co., and was a Marine and World War II veteran.

Survivors include his daughter, Imogene (Leroy) Asbery of Stanford; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; long time companion, Eunice Estes of Moreland; and several half brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Billy Maxey, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dr. David Scott Asbery, Maurice, Kevin and Travis Asbery, Bobby Maddox and Gary Rothwell. Honorary pallbearers are Larry and Billy Simpson and Kenneth Rothwell.

 

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

SIMS, Bobbie A.
November 02, 1942 – November 19, 2007

SCIENCE HILL - Bobbie A. Sims, 65, of Sims Ridge Road in Kings Mountain, Ky., passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born Nov. 2, 1942, in Lincoln County, Ky., he was a son of the late Roy and Baxine Bitner Sims. He was retired from General Motors as a fork truck driver and a member of Double Springs Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Childers Sims, whom he married Dec. 12, 1960; three sons, Kenneth Sims of Tampa, Fla., and Michael Sims and Tony Sims, both of Martinsville, Ind.; a daughter, Tammie Sims Davis of Morrisville, Ind.; three brothers, Jimmy Dale Sims of Indianapolis, Ind., and Randy Lane Sims and Danny Lee Sims, both of Pond Ridge, Ky.; and 10 grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Double Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Chester Cornett officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

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

 

Thursday, November 08, 2007 – Interior Journal

SIMS, Carol Russell

May 09, 1946 – October 31, 2007

Carol Russell Sims, 61, of Danville, died Wednesday, Oct. 31 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

A native of Danville, she was born May 9, 1946 to the late Hearn “Buck” and Phyllis Douglas Russell. She was a homemaker, employee of FLW Outdoors “Pro Bass” Fishing Tournaments, past president of State Mothers Club of Kentucky DeMolay Association, and a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Duvall Sims, Jr. of Danville; three sons, Michael Shane (Monica) Sims of Danville, and Dr. Chris (Pattie) Sims and Marion Carroll (Tammy) Sims both of Stanford; three brothers, Larry, Jimbo, and Roy Russell, all of Waynesburg; five grandchildren; five nieces; and five nephews.

Funeral services were Nov. 2 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Revs; Brad King and Johnny Thompson officiating. Burial was in Parlor Grove Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were the staff of FLW Outdoors Tournament.

 

Sunday, December 30, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

STANLEY, Regina L. Coffman
July 23, 1951 – December 27, 2007

STANFORD - Regina Louise Coffman Stanley, 56, of McKinney died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born July 23, 1951, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of George Coffman and the late Louise Eggart Coffman. She was an employed in the cleaning service industry and a member of South Fork Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters, Teresa (Phillip) Baldwin of Hustonville and Tonya (Gerald) Grubbs of Lancaster; brothers, Danny, Bobby, Mickey, Ronnie and Joey Coffman, all of McKinney; a sister, Paulette Hazlett of McKinney; grandchildren, Elijah Jenkins and Hailey Grubbs; stepgrandchildren, Trey and Bailee Baldwin; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a baby brother, Donald Coffman.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Curtis Brock and Johnny Baker. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Keith, Chris, Scott and Michael Coffman, Shannon Miracle, and Shawn Lopez.

 

 

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

TAYLOR, Margaret E. Martin
March 21, 1921 – November 18, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Margaret Elizabeth Taylor, 86, of Xenia, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at Greene Memorial Hospital in Ohio.

Born March 21, 1921, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Martha Broughton Martin. She had been a resident for the last 18 months at Greenewood Manor. She had been a school teacher, was a member of East Dayton Baptist Church and attended First Church of the Nazarene in Xenia. She was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star and loved the Super 60s at the Xenia Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn Wilson (and Jerry E. Johnson) of Xenia, Ohio; a granddaughter, Melanie (Todd) Davis of Xenia, Ohio; two half-sisters, Jewell Gaston of Gastonia, N.C., and Eunice Jones of Salvisa, Ky.; and great-granddaughters, Missy and Mindy Davis of Xenia, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Andrew Taylor; sisters, Josephine Lawson, Betty Noland and Mae Worek; brothers, Leonard "Jiggs" Martin Jr. and Robert M. Martin; and a half-brother, Cecil Martin.

A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

TEATER, Margaret Vaught
September 01, 1926 – December 17, 2007

STANFORD - Margaret V. Teater, 81, of Stanford, Ky., died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, at Harrodsburg Health Care.

Born Sept. 1, 1926, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Robert Smith Vaught and Lillie Wade Vaught. She was a beautician for 58 years operating several shops including Margaret's Ye Ole Shoppe. She was a member of Stanford Christian Church where she was a former board member, Lincoln County Historical Society and president of the Parkinson's support group. She was the widow of Bill Teater Sr.

Survivors include two sons, Bill M. Teater Jr. (Jackie) of Mount Vernon, Ohio, and Thomas Wade Teater of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter, Bernadine King Ball of Waynesburg, Ky.; grandchildren, Dayna Bell Montgomery, Margaret Bell, Emily Teater and William Teater III; and great-grandchildren, Matthew Toomey and Todd Lark.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Wade Vaught; and a sister, Maebelle Grubbs.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Stanford Christian Church by the Revs. Pete Gilliam and Dr. Jim Baughman. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be William Teater III, Matthew Toomey, Ryan Montgomery, Todd Lark, Bobby Montgomery and LeRoy Boone Jr.

Honorary bearers are elders and deacons of Stanford Christian Church, David Horseman Jr. and Kelly Horseman.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

THOMPSON, Sue M. Swinney
1940-2007

CRAB ORCHARD - Sue Marie Swinney Thompson, 67, of Crab Orchard, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, at her home. She was the wife of the late George Alfred Thompson Sr. who preceded her in death on July 31, 1995.

Born July 13, 1940, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Walker and Gracie Ann Barnes Swinney. She was a former aide at Fort Logan Hospital and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, George A. and wife Robin Thompson of Crab Orchard, Ky., and Mitch Thompson of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter, Janet and husband Vic Haste of Bethelridge, Ky.; six sisters, Oma Cash of Fall Lick, Ky., Ruby Alexander of Brodhead, Ky., Irene Napier of Lancaster, Ky., Dessie Oaks of Harmons Lick, Ky., Maggie King of Junction City, Ky., and Judy Owens of Crab Orchard, Ky.; two brothers, Johnny Swinney of Stanford, Ky., and Gene Swinney of Crab Orchard, Ky.; two grandchildren, Joseph Gutenson and Kayla Thompson; and stepgrandsons, Nathan, Kasey and Tyler Cox.

Services will be noon Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Ottawa Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brian Swinney, Roy and Sonny Oaks, Terry and Tim Saylor, and Terry Shelton.

Honorary pallbearers are Joseph Gutenson, Nathan Bohlman, Tony Saylor, Alan Bowman and members of Watts Chapel Baptist Church Adult Ladies Sunday School Class.

 

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 – Danville Advocate-Messenger

WELLS, Leroy
November 15, 1925 – November 04, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Leroy Wells, 81, of Waynesburg, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Sunday, Nov. 15, 1925, in Letcher County, Ky., he was a son of the late Arthur and Polly Cornett Wells. He was a World War II Army veteran having served in the 531st Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion. Leroy was a farmer and the widower of Faye Sims Wells.

Survivors include three sons, Curtiss (Judy) Wells and James (Patsy) Wells, both of Waynesburg, and Randy (Sandie) Wells of Junction City; a brother, Bobby Wells of Ohio; two sisters, Iva Cheatham of Stanford and Lavena Ham of Waynesburg; eight grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Leroy was preceded in death by five brothers, Melvin, Johnnie, Coolie, Luther and Billy James Wells; and a sister, Helena Chreech.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with the Rev. David Gambrel officiating. Burial will be in Parlor Grove Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

WHITHERS, Edith Waldroup

December 06, 1919 – November 18, 2007

STANFORD - Edith Waldroup Withers, 87, of Kings Mountain, Ky., died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at Golden Living Center.

Born Dec. 6, 1919, in Kings Mountain, she was the daughter of the late Cread and Florence Love Roberts. She was a teacher and librarian at Kings Mountain School for 39 years and librarian at Waynesburg. She was a member of Kings Mountain Methodist Church, a graduate of Cumberland College, Eastern Kentucky University and received her master of library science from EKU. She was the widow of William Waldroup and Irvin Withers.

She was devoted to God, family and former students. After retiring, she devoted her time to the local history of the Kings Mountain community and the old school history, nature, birds and flowers.

Survivors include two sons, Danny Waldroup (Arlene) of Waynesburg and Rod Waldroup (Pat) of Stanford; four grandchildren, Doug Waldroup, Donna Henderson, Heather Waldroup and Ryan Waldroup; and two great-grandchildren, Blake Henderson and Hunter Waldroup.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home, officiated by the Revs: John Lowrey and Vola Brown. Burial will be in Sims Cemetery, Kings Mountian, Kentucky

Active pallbearers are Doug Waldroup, Joe Henderson, Ryan Waldroup, Eddie DeMarcus and Conley Sims. Honorary pallbearers are Blake Henderson and Hunter Waldroup.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, November 15, 2007 Advocate-Messenger

WILLIAMS, Cecelia M. Hoeck
September 15, 1918 – November 13, 2007

CRAB ORCHARD - A Mass of Christian burial for Cecelia M. Williams, 89, of Newark, Ohio, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Ottenheim, Ky., with the Rev. Ralph Beiting officiating. Interment will follow in St. Sylvester Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at the LPN Care Center.

She was born Sept. 15, 1918, in Crab Orchard, Ky., to the late Frank and Albertine Schaffer Hoeck. She was a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and regularly volunteered in the St. Francis School Cafeteria. She also was a volunteer at Licking Memorial Hospital and a member of Christian Appalachian Project and Navy Mothers No. 156 for 46 years.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Karen Williams of Ducktown, Tenn.; her daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Robert Boggs of Ormond Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; her sister, Lioba Tucker of Shelby, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Cecelia was preceded in death by her husband, Ivor John "Jack" Williams; her daughter, Patricia S. Ryan; her brothers, Joe and Anton Hoeck; and her sister, Rita Ritter.

Friends and family may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, November 25, 2007- Advocate-Messenger

WRAY, Helen J. Turpin
July 10, 1941 – November 24, 2007

MORELAND - Helen Josephine Wray, 65, of Bowen Road, widow of Leonard Wray, died Saturday.

Born July 10, 1941, in Casey County, she was the daughter of Chilcie Turpin of Harrodsburg and the late Sam Turpin.

Survivors are sons David and Leonard T. Wray Jr., both of Bowen; daughters Donna Daugherty of Hustonville, Brenda Banta of Nonco, La., and Carol Buchanan of Bowen; a sister, Marlene Smith of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandchild.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Thursday November 8, 2007- Interior Journal

 

YOUNG, Edith Carrier

January 02, 1914 – November 02, 2007

Edith Carrier Young, 93, of Stanford, died Friday, Nov. 2 at the Fort Logan Hospital.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Jan. 2, 1914 to the late Logan and Della Bastin Carrier. She was a former co-owner/operator of Youngs Grocery Store in Stanford, a member of Mt. Moriah Christian Church, and widow of Willie Thomas “Tommy” Young.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Victor C. Young, Sr.

Survivors include one son, Robert (Barbara Sue) Young of Stanford; one daughter, Linda (Jewitt) Borden, Sr. of Winchester; a daughter-in-law, Betty Young of Stanford; one sister, Evelyn Kreitzer of Englewood, Ohio; two brothers, Eugene (Dessie) Carrier of Stanford and Etherage “Babe” (Peggy) Carrier of Danville; a sister-in-law, Gladys Carrier of Indianapolis, Ind.; five grandchildren, Victor C. (Donita) Young, Jr., William Bruce Young, Anita (Jimmy) Sims, Timothy Young, and Mark (Deanna) Young; one great granddaughter, Hannah Sims; one step grandson, Jewitt Borden, Jr.; two step great grandchildren, April and Ben Young.

Funeral services were Nov. 5 at the Mt. Moriah Christian Church with Bro. Rob Cox officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Buddy Tillett, Alvie Atwood, Don Miller, Jack Blair, and Pete and Larry Joe Long.

McKnight Funeral Home of Crab Orchard was in charge of the arrangements