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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #55

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto   

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BIGELOW, Inez BOONE, Leroy Gooch, Sr. BOWEN, Margaret Hayes
BURNSIDE, Allen CARMAN, Gladys H. Sims CARRIER, Anna M. Vest
CHADWELL, Paul Rodney CHANDLER, Jimmy P. CRAWFORD, Bennie Ray
DAVIS, Randy Ward DENSON, Lucy Dowell DOLLINS, Harold W.
DOUGLAS, Gary Kenneth, Sr. ELDRIDGE, Eula C. Adams FIELDS, Polly Baker
FOLEY, David O. FOLEY, Lindsey R. GABRIEL, Margaret Taulbee
GARNER, Ralph Lewis GOOCH, Herbert GOOCH, Mildred Helm
HAGGARD, Marlene Adington HALE, Sue Baker JONES, Effie Pullam
JONES, Gilbert L. LEDFORD, Willard Jr. MANNING, Danny O.
MAY, Tallie McFALLS, Lillian Derry McKEE, Frances Wilson
MEADE, Ruth PARRISH, Geneva M. Davis PETREY, Glenn A.
PRICE, Fayrene PRICE, James Ray RANKIN, John Lee
REYNOLDS, Selma Story ROUSEY, Geraldine Bandy SELBY, William Ray
SIMS, Marie Stephens SIMS, Nora Spencer SLUDER, Elzie
SMITH, George W. Jr. SOWERS, Freda STULL, Mary J. Strickley
TRAILOR, Mary Robinson WARDLOW, Richard WILLOUGHBY, Mary A. Cutter Turpin

   

Tuesday February 5, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BIGELOW, Inez
October 16, 1917 – February 02, 2008

STANFORD - Inez Bigelow, 90, of Stanford died Saturday at Golden Living Center.

Born Oct. 16, 1917, in Nerstrand, Minn., she was a daughter of the late Ludvig K. Lee and Betsy Marie Arnegaard.
She was a nurse and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include her friend and caregiver, Marlene Locke of Waynesburg.

A private service is planned. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

February 11, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BOONE, Leroy Gooch, Sr.
April 19, 1937 – February 09, 2008

STANFORD - Leroy Gooch Boone Sr., 70, of Stanford died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at his home. Giving his life to the Lord at age 11, he was first and foremost a Christian, a loving husband and father.

Born April 19, 1937, in Lincoln County, Ky., he was the son of the late Roy F. and Maggie Gooch Boone. He was owner and operator of Boone's Stanford Hardware for 30 years and past co-owner and operator of Boone's Feed Store from 1942 to 1979. He was a member of Stanford Christian Church, choir director, elder and Sunday school teacher. He was a former member and trombone player of the FFA National Band, Stanford City Council, Chamber of Commerce and honoree of Leroy Gooch Boone Sr. Day, presented by the City of Stanford on Saturday, July 14, 2007, which recognized him for his lifelong contribution given to the City of Stanford and Stanford Christian Church. The honor recognized Boone and his family for the part they played in the economic stability of the city with Boone's Feed Store and Boone's Hardware.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Nancy Smith Boone of Stanford; a son, Leroy Gooch Boone Jr. (Patricia) of Stanford; two grandchildren, Christopher and Natalie; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Boone Gander.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Officiating the service will be the Revs: Richard Reed and Jerry Browning. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Casketbearers will be Roy Gander, Julian Gander, Mike Smith, Greg Smith, Roy Smith, Todd Smith, Tim Smith and Dr. Rod Bates. Honorary bearers will be Frank Lett, Jim Ray, Greg Oaks, Dr. Eric King, Mike Taylor, Gregg Baird, Byron Crawford, Tommy Sudduth, Dr. Shea Lair, Tim Lair, Paul Long, Tom Teater, Mike Bastin and elders and deacons of Stanford Christian Church.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

 

Tuesday January 15, 2008 –McKnight Funeral Home Notice

BOWEN, Margaret Hayes
September 10, 1922 – January 14, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Margaret Bertha Hayes Bowen, 85, of Stanford died Monday.

Born Sept. 10, 1922, in Kingsport, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Y.J. and Martha McLoen Hayes. She was the widow of Robert Bowen. She was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

Survivors include, sons; Elmer L.Bowen, Robert L. Bowen, Dennis Bowen, Fred W. Bowen, Curtis Bowen, Ricky Bowen, and daughters; Lula Mae Bowen, Loudema Butler, Shirley Johnson, Gertrude May, Nan Dye, Judy Caudill, Alma Akers, Linda Ballard, Treasa Stringer, and step son, Claude Bowen, Sr. Also several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, John Wesley Bowen, step children; Homer Bowen and Geneva Manning.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bros. Cecil Roundtree and George Dye. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

Monday February 4, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BURNSIDE, Allen
1917-2008

STANFORD - Allen Burnside, 89, of Lancaster Street died Saturday.

Born Oct. 26, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Mike and Viola Kincaid Burnside. He was a World War II Army veteran, who served under General George Patton and received a purple heart. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and a Stanford Christian Church.

Survivors include a sister, Verna Ray of Lancaster; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Reed. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

 

Friday, January 04, 2008 – Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home Notice  

CARMAN, Gladys H. Sims

May 25, 1919 – December 24, 2007

Gladys H. Carman, 88, of Kings Mountain, died Monday, Dec. 24 in Russell County Hospital. A native of Casey County, she was born Sunday, May 25, 1919 to the late Walter G. and Edna Mae Leach Sims.

Visitation will be held from 5 – 9 PM, Thursday, December 27th, 2007 at Locust Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday December 28, 2007 at Locust Grove Baptist Church in Kings Mountain with Bro. John Dean officiating.  Burial will be in K. P. Hall Cemetery

 

Sunday, January 06, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

CARRIER, Anna M. Vest
July 02, 1921- January 04, 2008

HARRODSBURG - Anna M. Carrier, 86, of Harrodsburg, died Friday at Charleston Health Care.

She was born in Stanford to the late Edgar and Pearl Eades Vest.

Survivors include daughters, Ruth A. McKinney of Eubank, Peggy Taylor of Somerset, Vicki Carrier of Mackville and Bonnie Combs of Liberty; sons, James S. Carrier of Sevierville, Tenn., Larry L. Carrier of Lockland, Ohio, William Carrier of Burgin and Steven Carrier of Stanford; brother, Cicero Vest of Lexington; 26 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

 

Thursday, February 7, 2008 – Interior Journal

CHADWELL, Paul Rodney

Paul Rodney Chadwell, 64, died Thursday, Jan. 31 in Savannah, Ga.

A native of Stanford, he was a son of the late Duff Eugene and Mabel Mae Mullins Chadwell. He was a 1961 graduate of Montgomery County High School in Mt. Sterling, a 1971 graduate of the University of Kentucky, a Navy veteran having served 1961 to 1965, a retired selfemployed cotton commodity broker, and a former member of the New York Cotton Exchange, 1984-1987.

He also served on the Board of Directors of the New York Stock Exchange in 1987, served with Dean Witter Reynolds as vice president of the Commodities Department Southeastern Division from 1977 through 1988 where he was honored as the top commodity broker for the entire United States, was owner of Chadwell Cotton Company from 1995-2005, member of St. James Catholic Church and The Landings Club at Skidaway Island and former member of The Cherokee Town and Country Club in Atlanta, Ga.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Neale Chadwell of Savannah, Ga.; daughters, Michelle (David) Bjork of Holland, Mich., Diana (Matthew) Brown of Somerset, N. J., and Leslie (Christopher) Moorman of Raleigh, N. C.; sons, Bryan (Lindsey) Chadwell of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., James (Jenny) Chadwell of Valley, Ala., Duff (Jordan) Chadwell of Atlanta, Ga., and Dane (Sunny) Chadwell of Savannah, Ga.; brothers, William L. Chadwell of Nokomis, Fla. and Lloyd Chadwell of Louisville; sister, Caroline Lancaster of Louisville; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Feb. 2 at St. James Catholic Church.

Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel, Savannah, Ga., was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Friday, January 4, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

CHANDLER, Jimmy P.
December 06, 1926 – January 02, 2008

MORELAND - Jimmy P. Chandler, 81, of Stanford died Wednesday.

Born Dec. 6, 1926, in Paintsville, Ky., he was the son of the late Sanford and Maude Burton Chandler. He was an Army Air Corps veteran, a farmer and a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Chandler of Stanford; a son, Gary W. (Sandy) Chandler of Fayetteville, N.C.; two stepsons, Gary (Nancy) Whitworth of Texas and Michael Whitworth of Taylorsville; a grandchild, Brian Chandler; and four stepgrandchildren, Amanda Turner and Casey, Chris and Sarah Whitworth.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bros. Dale Denton and Brad King with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Earl, Andrew and Paul Starnes, Rob Turner, and Casey and Gary Whitworth.

 

Thursday, February 7, 2008 – Interior Journal

CRAWFORD, Bennie Ray

Bennie Ray Crawford, 54, of San Diego, Calif., died Monday, Jan. 28, in San Diego, Calif.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born July 3, 1953 to the late Bennie and Rosa Woodall Crawford. He was employed by the National City Policy Department.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Dwight Crawford.

Survivors include his wife, Adele Otto Crawford of San Diego, Calif.; one son, Jonathon Chase Crawford of San Diego, Calif; three sisters, Gayle Saylor Root of Lexington and Ruby Adams and Sue Upshaw, both of Keller, Texas; 12 nieces; nine nephews; 15 great nieces; 10 great nephews; and 2 great, great nephews.

A memorial service was held Feb. 1 at the Horizon Christian Fellowship in San Diego, Calif.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 at the First Baptist Church of Haslet in Haslet, Texas. Burial will be in Granbury, Texas.

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 –Advocate-Messenger

DAVIS, Randy Ward

January 21, 1965 – December 15, 2008

MORELAND - Randy Ward Davis, 42, of Marion County died Tuesday.

Born Jan. 21, 1965, in Lexington, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Clara Phillips Davis. He was a construction worker.

Survivors include two daughters, Shana Davis and Tosha Roller, both of Lebanon; four brothers, Danny Davis of Marion County, Bill Davis of Kings Mountain, and Robert Lee Davis Jr. and Ronnie Davis, both of Stanford; two sisters, Betty Davis and Becky Peaveyhouse, both of Lincoln County; and a granddaughter, Daznee "Little" Davis.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

 

Thursday January 24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DENSON, Lucy Dowell
July 16, 1924 – January 22, 2008

STANFORD - Lucy Dowell Denson, 83, of Stanford died Tuesday at home.

Born July 16, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Mary E. Oaks Dowell. She loved her family and was a homemaker, enjoyed making quilts and crafts, gardening and selling her produce. She was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 70 years, Charlie Denson of Stanford; five sons, Hank Ruth of Crab Orchard, and Charles Joe Denson, Harold Denson, Eugene Denson and Ricky Denson, all of Stanford; four daughters, Loretta Edwards, Patsy Annie Hines and Janie Taylor, all of Stanford, and Gladys Smith of Waynesburg; two sisters, Bernice Britton and Elsie Moore, both of Waynesburg; 36 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-granchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, James, Freddie "Poncho" and Mark Denson; a grandson, Mark Greene; and six brothers.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs: Terry Hold, Ben Curtis, Cecil Roundtree and Jason Coulter. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeff, Wayne, Ivan and David Denson, Chris and Jim Bob Taylor, Jacob Greene and Phillip Smith. Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters.

 

 

Tuesday February 5, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DOLLINS, Harold W.
February 06, 1925 – February 03, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Harold W. (Toney) Dollins of Crab Orchard died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Feb. 6, 1925, he was the husband of Joyce Brock Dollins.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Brock Dollins of Crab Orchard; a son, Toney Ray (Dianne) Dollins Sr. of Virginia Beach, Va.; and three grandchildren, Toney Ray Dollins Jr., Christopher Alexander and Helaina Brock Dollins.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Crab Orchard Baptist Church. Interment will take place at Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

 

Friday, January 04, 2008 – Interior Journal – Stanford

 

DOUGLAS, Gary Kenneth, Sr.

December 05, 1940 – December 25, 2007

Gary Kenneth Douglas, Sr., 67, of Stanford, died Tuesday, Dec. 25 at his home.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born Dec. 5, 1940 to the late Elwanda Reece Gourley and the late Lonzo Douglas. He was a truck driver for over 50 years and a member of Grace Fellowship Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by his step father, Connie Gourley.

Survivors include three sons, Jeffrey Dwayne Douglas, Gary K. “Kenny” Douglas, Jr., both of Stanford, and Michael Dale Douglas of Lancaster; two daughters, Donna Douglas of Berea and Wanda Renee Roberts of McKinney; two brothers, Gerald Douglas of Highland and Lonnie Dale Douglas of Ohio; a sister, Brenda Merchant of Bagdad; six grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 29 at the Pleasant View Baptist Church with Revs: Vola Brown, Todd Merchant, and Aaron Hogue officiating. Burial was in K. P. Hall Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Josh Gerkey, Joseph Brown, Sam Yocum, Larry Vic Young, Jeremy Sebastian, and Larry Fight. Honorary pallbearers were Joey Yocum, Courtney Tushea Douglas, Kami Douglas, Trish Douglas, Megan Yocum, Vanessa Sebastian, Butch Jenkins, Scott Caudill, and Ray Caudill.

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

 

Sunday January 20, 2008 - Advocate-Messenger

ELDRIDGE, Eula C. Adams
June 02, 1934 – January 17, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Eula Corine Adams Eldridge, 73, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Christian Care Center, Lancaster.

She was born June 2, 1934, in Lincoln County, Ky., to the late Walter Garvey and Lillie Mae Denny Adams. She was the widow of Jack Eldridge.

Survivors include daughters, Mary F. (Jesse) Smith of Lancaster and Bertha Mae Howard of Louisville; brothers, Carlos Adams of Stanford and Danny Ray Adams of Lancaster; a niece, Garnetta (Mike) Poirier of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services will be noon Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at McKnight Funeral Home by Brothers Daryl Hodge and Gary Story. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

Sunday, February 17, 2008 – McKnight Funeral Home Notice

FIELDS, Polly Baker
May 28, 1920 – February 15, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Polly Ann Baker Browning Fields, 87, formerly of Stanford, died Friday.

Survivors include daughters, Lillian Stark, Ruth Day, Alma Browning, Lula Browning and Teresa Nagy; son, Freddie Browning; stepdaughter, Katheline Wells; two sisters; a brother; 24 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great grandchildren. She was the widow of Barney Browning and Jess Fields. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Browning; a daughter, Golda Boggs; four brothers; and two sisters.

She was born in Leslie County, Ky on May 28, 1920, daughter of Chris & Nannie Bell Kilburn Baker.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery.

 

Friday, January 18, 2008 – Interior Journal

FOLEY, David O.

March 06, 1950 – January 10, 2008

David O. Foley, 57, of Griffin Lane, Eubank, died Thursday, January 10, at his residence.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born March 6, 1950 to the late Leroy and Maudie Salyers Foley. He was an auto body repairman for Foley's Body Shop, a maintenance man for Wal-Mart in Stanford, of the Pentecostal faith, and a 24-year Army veteran, having served during Desert Storm in 1991 and 1992, and a MP in the Army and a chemical engineer.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Elvin Foley; and two sisters, Mary Ester Foley and Eva Odell Foley.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Salyers Foley of Eubank; two sons, Stephen (Ronetta) Foley and Justin Foley, both of Eubank; one step son, Heney Bryant of Eubank; three step daughters, Sheila Bryant of Somerset, Shirley Bryant of Waynesburg, and Faye (Bob) Weddle of Liberty; two brothers, Carmon (Anita) Foley of Waynesburg and Wayne Foley of Kings Mountain; four sisters, Mildred (Danny) Snow of Moreland, Margaret (Billy) Meeks of Auburndale, Fla., Brenda (Herbie) Martin of Eubank, and Betty (Larry) Trowbridge of Somerset; two granddaughters, Alissa and Amber Foley; one grandson, Kyle Foley; eight step grandchildren; and five step greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services were Jan. 13 at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Melvin Caldwell officiating. Burial was in Salyers Cemetery.

 

Tuesday January 15, 2008 –Advocate-Messenger

FOLEY, Lindsey R.

LANCASTER - Lindsey Renae Foley, infant daughter of Justin Foley Jr. and Amanda Hager of Lancaster, passed away Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Other survivors include grandparents, Ray and Carolyn Hager of Stanford, Justin Foley of Lancaster and Tracy Foley of Stanford; and great-grandparents, Lillie and Buster Quinn of Lancaster, Herbert and Louise Rayburn, James Foley and Wanda Bullock, all of Stanford, the late Betty Jean Foley and the late Russell Marcum.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery with Bro. Zach Terry officiating.

Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday January 22, 2008 –Advocate-Messenger

GABRIEL, Margaret Taulbee
March 11, 1939 – January 21, 2008

STANFORD - Margaret Gabriel, 68, of Stanford, died Monday at her home.

Born March 11, 1939, in Paintsville, she was a daughter of the late William A. and Nell Cole Taulbee. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Danville. She was a member of the Pink Hat Society, a 1957 graduate of Lancaster High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Gabriel Gabriel; three sons, William C. "Chuck" Coulter (Bridgette) of Danville, Philip Gabriel and George Gabriel, both of Stanford; three sisters, Elizabeth Ann Duncan of Danville, Billie Nell Harvill of Baton Rouge, La., and Ellen Cole Tatem of Nicholasville; four grandchildren, John Austin Coulter, Carson Coulter, Garret Gabriel and Gabby Gabriel.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Father Lyn Ngyuen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Leroy Horn, Wayne Smiley, Roy Lee Richenbach, George Saufley, Bobby Powell and Julian Gander.

Honorary pallbearers are Larry Ray, Roy Gander, Tommy Frank Ensslin, Butch Schroyer, Cabel Francis II, Dickie Cooper, Clark Shelburn, Charlie Rogers and Dan Trendler.

 

Friday, February 08, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

GARNER, Ralph Lewis
1930-2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Ralph Lewis Garner, 77, of Crab Orchard died Thursday at his home. He was the widower of Grace (Lawson) Garner.

Born March 6, 1930, in Stanford, he was the son of Ella (Durham) Garner and the late Leroy Garner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Korean War. He was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Drenda Moerbe of Crab Orchard; a son, Pete Garner of Stanford, a brother, John S. Garner of Crab Orchard, three sisters; Peggy Hopper of Crab Orchard, Kay Brown of South Carolina and Barbara Reynolds of Danville; four grandchildren, Benjamin and Chadwick Farrer, and Ashley and Zachary Moerbe; and five great-grandchildren. Other than his wife, he was preceded in death by his father, Roy Garner; and his brother, Lester Ray Garner.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Crab Orchard Baptist Church officiated by Bro. Kaywood Morris. Pallbearers will be Ben and Chad Farrer, George Reynolds, Charles Elam, Randy Ledford and Bill Dyehouse. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Sparks, Micheal Reynolds and Mark Kinslow.

Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Sunday at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Monday February 4, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

GOOCH, Herbert
1923-2008

STANFORD - Herbert Gooch, 84, of Kings Mountain died Saturday at his home.

Born Feb. 4, 1923, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Luther and Ora Ann Martin Gooch.

He was a farmer and retired from L&N Railroad, an avid fox hunter and descendant of the first pioneers from Virginia to come to Kentucky.

Survivors include two daughters, Gainelle Sue Gooch and Maisie Jewell Napier, both of Kings Mountain; a son, Jeffrey Mel Gooch of Kings Mountain; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lee McKee Gooch; and a son, Terry Wayne Gooch.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be Pleasant Point Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

Thursday January 24, 2008 –Interior Journal

GOOCH, Mildred Helm

April 25, 1929 – January 18, 2008

Mildred H. (Midge) Gooch, 78, of the Boneyville community of Stanford, died Friday, January 18.

She was born April 25, 1929 to the late Hugh and Betty Helm. She accepted Christ at an early age under the Rev. Henry T. Garth. She served on the Usher board and in the kitchen and attended Sunday school in her early days.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Gooch; two brothers, Harrison and Joe Will Helm; three sisters, Clara Helm, Patty J. Smallwood and Roberta Bright; and one special nephew, Sylvester Helm.

Survivors include a sister, Viola Farmer of Ohio; special nephew, Hubert L. Helm of Stanford; special nieces, Pamela Norman Shannon of Ohio, and Chanell Helm of North Carolina; brother-in-laws, J.D. Gooch, Albert (Wilma) Gooch, Robert (Janie) Gooch, Ernest (Irene) Gooch and Clarence (Sue) Gooch; sister-in-laws, Pauline (Charles) Hunn and Mary V. Masterson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Funeral services were held Fri., January 25 at 1 p.m. at the Boneyville Bethel AME Church.

 

February 11, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

HAGGARD, Marlene Adington
April 09, 1941 – February 10, 2008

STANFORD - Marlene Adington Haggard, 66, of Waynesburg died Sunday at Golden Living Center in Stanford.

Born April 9, 1941, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Gertrude Taylor Adington, a homemaker and a member of the Grace Fellowship Church.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Donald Haggard of Waynesburg; a son, Steve (Diane) Haggard of Waynesburg; three daughters, Pam (Larry) Gabhart of Harrodsburg, Donna (Sonny) Spoonamore of Stanford and Teresa "Cricket" (Scott) Carrier of Waynesburg; two sisters, Margie Wilhelm of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Marcelene Stevens of Eubank. Other survivors include grandchildren, Stephanie Haggard, Kim McRay, Chad Terrell, Amy Isaacs, Street Spoonamore, Tinsley Spoonamore, Nikki Hunt, Dustin Carrier, Ashley Carrier, Makayla Carrier, Austin Carrier, Mackenzie Carrier and Jason Gabhart; great-grandchildren, Nathan McRay, Noah McRay, Paisley Gabhart, Makayla Gabhart, Savanna Gabhart, Gabby Gabriel, Luke Isaacs, Jansen Durham, Kaitlyn Hunt, Garrett Carrier and Kirstin Lawless; and a special friend, Jan Whitis. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Darvin, Clinton, Bobby and Leo Adington.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Vola Brown officiating. Burial will be in Highland Methodist Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tim Whitis, Austin Carrier, Dustin Carrier, Chad Terrell, Street Spoonamore and Jackie Haggard. Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Smith, Keith McRay and Scott Isaacs.

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

 

Sunday January 20, 2008 - Advocate-Messenger

HALE, Sue Baker
November 25, 1928 – January 18, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Sue Baker Hale, 79, of Danville, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at her residence. She was the widow of Little Hale.

Born Nov. 25, 1928, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Jenny Rogers and Earl C. Baker Sr. She was a graduate of Crab Orchard High School and member of Calvary Baptist Church, formerly Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Bill (Cyndi) Hale of Huntsville, Ala.; a daughter, Mindy (Brian) Baschnagel of Glenview, Ill.; grandchildren, Mallory, Allie and Luke Baschnagel; and a brother, Roger K. Baker. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, E.C. Baker Jr.; and five sisters, Elaine Young, Mary Elizabeth Baker, Jamie Newland, Martha Jones and Ann Mullins.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Crab Orchard Baptist Church by Brothers Doug Wesley and Gary Story. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Glenn Spoonamore, Henry Smith, Charles Brummett, Jeff Albright, Charles Elam and Dennis Clausen.

Honorary pallbearer is Theo Nantz.

Visitation is 2-4 p.m. today, Jan. 20, 2008, at Calvary Baptist Church, Danville, Ky., and 6-8 p.m. today at Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, February 14, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

JONES, Effie Pullam
July 23, 1920 – February 09, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Effie Jones, 87, died Saturday.

Born July 23, 1920, in Kings Mountain, she was a daughter of the late William and Angelines Stull Pullam. She was a homemaker and a member of Kings Mountain Christian Church.

Survivors include three sons, Estill Hall of Waynesburg, and Kenneth Jones and Terry Jones, both of Michigan; two stepsons, Casey Jones of McKinney and Leo Jones of Eubank; five stepdaughters, Ruby Welch of Eubank, Viola Dawe, Edna Ruffil and Betty Rogers, all of Michigan, and Kathy Scott of Pennsylvania; 35 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery

 

Friday January 18, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

JONES, Gilbert L.
March 21, 1926 – January 16, 2008

STANFORD - Gilbert L. Jones, 81, died Wednesday at Golden Living nursing home.

Born March 21, 1926, he was the son of the late Charlie and Nannie Mae Brummett Jones. He was a truck driver for Carnation Milk Co. for 17 years, and also drove for Stanford Ready Mix and Lincoln County Ready Mix.

Survivors include his wife, Maonia Shannon Jones; three sons, Gilbert Jones Jr., Tom Jones and Charles Leonard Jones, all of Lexington; a grandson, Warren (Debbie) Bottoms of Somerset; a great-granddaughter, Ashley Mikayla Bottoms; two brothers, Paul Jones and Charles Jones, both of Stanford; five sisters, Nellie Denny, Lois Ann Carrier of Lancaster, Eula Parks of Lexington, Beulah Garner of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Arvina Fowler of Harrodsburg.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Arnold Stogsdill, J.B. Burton, Robert Elkins, Deward Jeffries, Warren Bottoms and Jeff Ritzler. Honorary bearers are members of Stanford Baptist Church Men's Sunday School Class.

 

Sunday January 20, 2008 - Advocate-Messenger

LEDFORD, Willard Jr.
August 21, 1929 – January 18, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Willard Ledford, 78, of Cincinnati, formerly of Lincoln County, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008. He was the husband of Anna Liene Harness Leford, whom he married Aug. 4, 1956.

He was born Aug. 21, 1929, in Lincoln County, the son of the late Willard Sr. and Annie Hiatt Ledford. He was a retired employee of Smirfitt Diamond Paper Co. in Cincinnati. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Anna Liene; a daughter, Vicki Lynn (Greg) Williamson of Blue Ash, Ohio; two grandchildren, Meggie Ann and Brooke Lynn Williamson of Blue Ash; a sister, Virginia (Russell) Godbey of Crab Orchard; and two brothers, Jerry and Eugene Ledford of Stanford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Kuhn; and a brother, John Ledford.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at McKnight Funeral Home by Thaddeus Eubank. Burial will be in Watson Cemetery with military honors by the Caswell Saufley American Legion Post No. 18.

Pallbearers will be Billy, Danny and David Griffin, Larry Paull, Charles Ledford, Larry Ried, Jay Riccitelli and Brad Crowe.

Honorary pallbearers are Jerry and Eugene Leford, Russell Godbey and David Harness.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at the funeral home.

 

Tuesday January 22, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MANNING, Danny O.
May 31, 1931 – January 20, 2008

MORELAND - Danny O. Manning, 76, of Hustonville, died Sunday in Amelia, Ohio.

Born May 31, 1931, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late Carl and Catherine Gresham Manning. He was a farmer and an Air Force veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Barwick Manning; a son, Danny R. Manning of Ohio; a stepson, Robert Barwick II of California; two daughters, Carlene Shamblin and Linda Bauer, both of Ohio; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by a grandson.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Chaplain David Green and Bro. Jimmy Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Boyle Post 46 Honor Guard.

Pallbearers will be Neal, Tim, Danny Ray and D.J. Manning, Jamie Lawson and Dennis Bauer.

 

Friday, February 15, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MAY, Tallie
1924-2008

WAYNESBURG - Tallie May, 82, of Milford, Ohio, died Wednesday.

Born July 4, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph T. and Addie Josephine Music May. She was a member of Walltown Christian Church.

Survivors include a sister, Mary (Delbert) Glover of Clermont County, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Tallie was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Floyd; and two brothers, Edwin and Alvin May.

A celebration of life service will be noon Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Hartman officiating. Burial will be in Dunham Cemetery.

 

 

Sunday September 9, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

McFALLS, Lillian Derry

September 14, 1919 – September 16, 2007

WAYNESBURG - Lillian Derry McFalls, 87, of Kings Mountain, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.

She was born Sunday, Sept. 14, 1919, in Coal Creek, Tenn., to the late Roscoe and Bethalee Cantrill Derry. She was a member of Kings Mountain Methodist Church and a 1938 graduate of Memorial High School.

Lillian was a homemaker and enjoyed playing Bingo at the State Fair, gardening and baking during the holidays.

Survivors include three sons, Wayne McFalls and Jerry (Lynn) McFalls, both of Kings Mountain, and Robert McFalls of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Jane (Art) Hibbard of Kings Mountain; a step-daughter, Mary Ruth Jones of Kings Mountain; two special nieces, Agnes Sims and Juanita Holt; three grandchildren, Lisa (Larry) Fletcher of Waynesburg, Travis (April) McFalls of Waynesburg and Tiffany (James) McFalls-Smith of Hammond, La.; three great-grandchildren, Joshua and Dustin Ingram, and Allison Smith; four step-grandchildren, Janet Clayborn, Joyce Cox, Darrell Jones and Marie Wesley; and six step-great-grandchildren. Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Amos McFalls, and three brothers, Berchal and Cecil Derry, and Harold Thomas.

Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2007, at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg officiated by the Rev. David Gambrel. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today, Sept. 9, 2007, at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Dustin and Joshua Ingram, Travis McFalls, Jackie Derry, Larry Fletcher and Jackie Haggard.

Honorary pallbearers are Hazel Delaney, Kathy Tillett, Georgetta Covey, Betty Jean Robertson and Kimberly Cook-Lee.

 

Sunday January 6, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

McKEE, Frances Wilson
September 23, 1936 – January 04, 2008

STANFORD - Frances Wilson McKee, 71, of Waynesburg died Friday at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born Sept. 23, 1936, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Leemon and Pearl Trimble Wilson. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She cooked at Fort Logan Hospital, Centre College and retired from Stanford House.

Survivors include a son, Terry (Debbie) Graham of Waynesburg; daughter, Tena M. (Brackie) Gaither of Stanford; sisters, Alice W. Blanton and Christine Wilson, both of Hustonville; and two grandchildren, Lyndon and Lance Gaither.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs: Aaron Hogue and Vola Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tony Caudill, John Cook, Alan L. Walls, Don Houp II, Chuck Jacobs and Danny Coffman.

Honorary pallbearers are Morris L. Walls, Dale Reed, Dr. Monty S. Metcalf and staff, Verna Reynolds and Juanita Denny

 

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home Notice – January 03. 2008

MEADE, Ruth

September 27, 1925 – January 03, 2008

Monticello, KY - Visitation: Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 pm Sunday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. 

Service   Information :  Funeral Services will be held at the Chapel of Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home on Monday, January 7th, 2008 at 1:00 PM with Bro. C.E. Jacobs officiating. 

Burial:  Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery

 

Friday January 25, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PARRISH, Geneva M. Davis
February 06, 1920 – January 24, 2008

STANFORD - Geneva Marie Parrish, 87, of Stanford died Thursday at Golden Living Center.

Born Feb. 6, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Mary Alice Harris Davis. She was a homemaker, a member of Nazarene Church and the widow of Charlie Parrish.

Survivors include a niece, Sherrel Davis Pyle; and three nephews, Robert E. Davis, James Ray Clark and Earl Clark.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by Bro. Earl Clark. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Thursday, January 17, 2008 – Interior Journal

PETREY, Glenn A.

Glenn A. Petrey, 80, of Stanford, died Wednesday, Jan. 9.

A native of Broughtontown, he was born March 5, 1927 to the late John Bradley and Annie Mullins Petrey. He was a retired employee of International Paper Company in Springdale, Ohio, a member of the Crab Orchard Old Regular Baptist Church, and the widower of Lillie Gertrude Walters Petrey.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Freddie, and Cecil Petrey.

Survivors include one brother, Willie (Scena Ann) Petrey of Stanford; two sisters, Thelma (Everett) Rogers of Stanford and Christine (Richard) Pendygraft of Moreland; one step daughter, Debbie Hamm of Ohio; one step granddaughter, Michelle Meyer; step grandsons, Derek Noland and Travis Hamm; two nieces, Kathy Peek and Lori Pendygraft; three nephews, Larry Rogers, James Petrey, and Brad Petrey; three great nieces, Megan Rogers, Kelby Petrey, and Kalyn Peek; and four great nephews, Evan and Kyle Rogers, Dusty Lane, and Jason Petrey.

Funeral services were Jan. 11 at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Elders Murl Caudill, Arnold Whitaker, and Marcus Huff officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Cemetery in Broughtontown.

Active pallbearers were Larry Rogers, Brad Petrey, Evan Rogers, John Peek, Vernon Tackett, Jerry Wright, and Kyle McKnight. Honorary pallbearers were James Mullins, Hobart Denny, and Gilbert and Foster Mullins.

 

Sunday, January 27, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PRICE, Fayrene
1920-2007

LIBERTY - Fayrene Price, 87, of Lexington died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born May 24, 1920, in Lincoln County to the late Luther and Ida Campbell Gastineau, she was a former Cowden's Manufacturing employee, member of Walltown Christian Church, and widow of Walter Price.

Survivors include daughters, Jean McAninch of Mason, Ohio, Wanda Spears of Liberty and Frances Pittman of Lexington; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Casey County Memorial Gardens.

 

Thursday, January 17, 2008 – Interior Journal

PRICE, James Ray

James Ray Price, 72, of Crab Orchard, died Thursday, Jan. 10 at his home.

A native of Garrard County, he was born Feb. 13, 1935 to the late Gaines and Sally Lucille Smith Price. He was a farmer, member of Ephesus Baptist Church, and veteran of the Army.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Yvonne Price of Crab Orchard; three children, David Ray (Sandy) Price, Karen (Donald) Anderson, and Homer Lee (Connie) Price, all of Crab Orchard; one sister, Audrey Doss of Junction City; six grandchildren; and one great grandson.

Private funeral services were held with Bro. Chester Cornett officiating. Burial was in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

 

Friday February 1, 2008 – Interior Journal

RANKIN, John Lee

John Lee Rankin, 74, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born April 6, 1933 to the late John Wesley and Kate Holtzclaw Rankin. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie Ross Rankin; one son, David W. (Penny) Rankin, Sr. of Lancaster; two grandchildren, David W. (Paula) Rankin, Jr., of Lexington and Tevis Rankin (Matt) Tuggle of Lancaster; four great grandchildren, Robert John and Wesley Hope Rankin and Kayla Tevis and Coby Dean Tuggle; one brother, Russell Wesley Rankin of Fort Mitchell; one nephew, Robert R. Baker of Stanford; two nieces, Holly Cole of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Lynn Argabrite of Norfolk, Va.

Graveside services were held Jan. 26 at the Lancaster Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Robert Baker, Jonathan Baker, Jerry Rankin, David P. Rankin, Bert Lee Watkins, Jerry Gooch, and Matt Dailey. Honorary pallbearers were Billy Golden, James Hicks, Bert, Junior and Lou Watkins, Bobby Leavell, Bill Cormney, Russell Ross, Jr., Paul and Gordon DeShon, Bill Doolin, Donald Adams, and Russell Ball.

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

Friday January 25, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

RANKIN, John Lee
1933-2008

LANCASTER - John Lee Rankin, 74, of Lancaster died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 6, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Kate Holtzclaw Rankin. He was a lifelong farmer.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Bessie Ross Rankin; one son, David W. (Penny) Rankin Sr., Lancaster; two grandchildren, David W. (Paula) Rankin, Jr., Lexington, and Tevis Rankin (Matt) Tuggle, Lancaster; four great-grandchildren, Robert John and Wesley Hope Rankin, Kayla Tevis and Coby Dean Tuggle; one brother, Russell Wesley Rankin, Ft. Mitchell; one nephew, Robert R. Baker, Stanford; and two nieces, Holly Cole of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Lynn Argabrite of Norfolk, Va.

Pallbearers will be Robert Baker, Jonathan Baker, Jerry Rankin, David P. Rankin, Bert Lee Watkins, Jerry Gooch and Matt Dailey. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Golden, James Hicks, Bert Jr. and Lou Watkins, Bobby Leavell, Bill Cormney, Russell Ross Jr., Paul and Gordon DeShon, Billi Doolin, Donald Adams and Russell Ball.

Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Lancaster Cemetery Chapel. Visitation is 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

 

Thursday January 24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

REYNOLDS, Selma Story
June 29, 1930 – January 22, 2008

Selma Story Reynolds, 77, of Somerset died Tuesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born June 29, 1930, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Carter and Bertha Mae Payne Story. She was the widow of Foster Ruckel. She was a secretary at Yeary Insurance Agency and later at Hart Insurance Agency. She was a member of Stanford Baptist Church and very active with church activities for more than 30 years. She also attended Polly Ann Baptist Church. She was a 1950 graduate of Waynesburg High School.

Survivors include her husband, N.T. Reynolds of Somerset; five stepchildren, David Reynolds and his wife Valerie of Somerset, Darrell Reynolds of Crab Orchard, Jerry Reynolds and his wife Amy of Crab Orchard, Jesse Reynolds and his wife Connie of Somerset, and Melinda Reynolds and her husband Tony of Somerset; four brothers, Darrel Story, Randall Story and Glen Story, all of Waynesburg, and Ray Story of Vine Grove; two sisters, Wilma Gooch of Stanford and Phyllis McMichael of Leitchfield, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Foster Ruckel; two brothers, Willard and Harold Story; a sister, Georgia Padgett; and a granddaughter, Danielle Elizabeth Reynolds.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bros. Don Jones, C.E. Jacobs and Shelby Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Eubank Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews.

  

Friday January 4, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

ROUSEY, Geraldine Bandy
August 07, 1930 – January 02, 2008

STANFORD - Geraldine "Jerri" Rousey, 77, of Stanford, formerly of Hustonville, went to be with her lord and late husband, Phillip R. Rousey, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Aug. 7, 1930, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Una and Addie Shelton Bandy of Hustonville. Jerri was a retired sales clerk, homemaker, and a member of Stanford Baptist Church and Fort Logan Hospital auxiliary.

Survivors include two sons, Bruce (JoAnn) Rousey of Danville and Jimmy (Debbie) Rousey of Springfield, Ill.; two daughters, Sandy (Wayne) Purdom of Baton Rouge, La., and Debbie (Scottie) Ernst of Stanford; a brother, Charlie (Margaret) Bandy of Denver, Colo.; three sisters, Margie (David) Johnson of Danville, Dolly (Tom) Brandon of Sherman, Texas, and Tena (Gene) Litton of Columbus, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Gayle Bandy of Lexington; nine grandchildren; Steve (Becky) Purdom, Mike (Misty) Purdom, Monica (Greg) Dean, Katie Rousey, Tracy (Kris) Broadus, Lori Rousey, Brandon Stickler, Sammy (Michele) Stickler and Alex Barrett; and five great-grandchildren, Abagail Dean, Andrew Dean, Kale Purdom, Gavin Wayne Purdom and Tyson Broadus.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Benny Bandy.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home with Bro. Max Hester officiating. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Women's III Sunday School Class at Stanford Baptist Church.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home.

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 –Advocate-Messenger

SELBY, William Ray
1946-2007

STANFORD - William Ray "Dooney" Selby Jr., 61, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Danville, died Sunday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 18, 1946, in Danville, he was the son of Ella Mae Divine Selby of Versailles, and the late William Ray Selby Sr., formerly of Danville. He was a conductor and brakeman for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 20 years. He was a member of Indian Hills Christian Church and a 1964 Danville High School graduate. He was a lifetime member of Harvey Maguire Lodge, and a member of Franklin Lodge. He was a volunteer for a nature center in Fort Myers and a volunteer for Citizens on Patrol.

Survivors include wife, Janice Durham Selby of Fort Myers; three sons, William Ray Selby III of Versailles, and Jason Bice and Jeffrey Bice, both of Fort Myers; a daughter, Kathy Renee Selby of Nicholasville; stepdaughter, Trisha Rehmel of San Diego, Calif.; a sister, Kathy Selby Duncan of Decatur, Ala.; eight grandsons; two granddaughters; 10 great-grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be William Ray Selby III, Hagan Selby, Conley Duncan, Selby Duncan, Jeff Bice, Earl Cooper and Joe Crain.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

SIMS, Marie Stephens
January, 01, 1925 – January 19, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Marie Sims, 83, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Saturday at her residence.

Born Jan. 1, 1925, in Estill County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Joseph Earl and Mary Jane Horn Stephens. She was the widow of Delbert Sims and a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Carl Sims of Cincinnati.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Barnett. Burial will be in Pond Cemetery.

 

Tuesday January 22, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SIMS, Nora Spencer

November 28, 1931 – January 29, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Nora Elizabeth Spencer Sims, 76, of Summerville, Ga., formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Andy and Roxie Campbell Spencer.

She was the widow of Charles Sims and a tile grader at Cambridge Tile Co. in Cincinnati.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Baggett and her husband Ed of Summerville, Ga.; a brother, Morgan Spencer of Eubank; a sister, Reva Cress of Eubank; a grandson, Travis Hunter and his wife Julie of Hartsville, Ky.; a great-grandson, Ryan Hunter of Hartsville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Curtis. Burial will follow in Gooch Cemetery.

 

Sunday, January 06, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger  

SLUDER, Elzie

July 06, 1911 – January 04, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Elzie Sluder, 96, of Waynesburg died Friday.

Born July 6, 1911, to the late Charlie and Martha Jones Sluder, he was the widower of Ivis Marie Sluder, retiree from Southern Railroad and member of The Church of God in Eubank.

Survivors include sons, Stanley of Waynesburg and Paul of Eubank; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, twin brother at infancy, three brothers and two sisters.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Thursday, February 07, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, George W. Jr.

September 10, 1926 – February 06, 2008

MORELAND - George W. "G.W." Smith Jr., 81, of Casey County died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008.

Born Sept. 10, 1926, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Pauline Ellis and George Wesley Smith Sr. He was a farmer and served as pastor of Ellisburg Baptist Church for the past 17 years. Having been a Baptist minister since 1949, he also had served at several other churches in Kentucky and West Virginia.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Patterson Smith of Casey County; two sons, Billy Dale (Stella) Smith of Lexington and Donovan Ray (Vickie) Smith Sr. of Somerset; a daughter, Becky Smith Phelps of Lexington; two stepchildren, Donald Wayne (Anita) Elmore of Springfield and Gwen (Mike) Suarez of Land Of Lakes, Fla.; a sister, Gloria Smith Thomas of Moreland; an uncle, Thomas Reed of Casey County; 11 grandchildren, Gabriel, Andrea, Jonathan, Donovan, Junior, Matthew, Julie, Joe, JoAnna, Misty, Tiffany and Tori; eight great-grandchildren, Noah, Luke, Mackenzie, Morgan, Mason, Ella, Marshall and Lillian; eight stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and three nieces and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Bessie Smith; and a brother, Jimmy Dale Smith.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ellisburg Baptist Church, officiated by his sons, Bros; Bill and Donovan Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be deacons of Ellisburg Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren.

Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Saturday at Ellisburg Baptist Church.

 

Thursday, February 07, 2008 – Interior Journal

SOWERS, Freda

August 07, 1928 – January 31, 2008

Freda Sowers, 79, of Danville, died Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Casey County, she was born Aug. 7, 1928 to the late Fred and Holly Lucas Sowers. She was an inspector for Cowden Manufacturing in Lancaster and Sportswear Manufacturing in Liberty and a member of Mt. Salem Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Sowers; and grandparents, Walter and Loretta Estes Lucas.

Survivors include an uncle, Ralph Lucas of Mt. Salem; and several cousins.

Funeral services were Feb. 4 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Rev. Leslie Bentley officiating. Burial was in Estes Cemetery.

 

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home Notice

STULL, Mary J. Strickley

Mary Jane Stull, 85, of Kings Mountain, passed away Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 at her residence.  Born in Tennessee on Sunday, December 14th, 1921 to the late Thomas & 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, 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; five Great-Grandchildren Brittany & Lauren Douglas, Shelby Stull, Dalton Buckman and Galen Stull.
 Mary was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Stull.
 Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 24th, 2007 at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Don Scilley officiating.  Burial will be in Pleasant Point Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6-9pm on Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. 
 Active pallbearers will be Shawn Stull, Mark Morford, Steve Correll, Eddie Raby, Ron Wood and Jack Stull.  Honoary Pallbearers will be Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.
 Memorials are preferred to American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.

 

Friday January 18, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

TRAILOR, Mary Robinson
July 29, 1932 – January 17, 2008

Mary Ann Robinson Trailor, 75, of Hustonville died Thursday.

Born July 29, 1932, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late John and Dora Bell Robinson.

She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Trailor; two sons, Cecil (Diane) Trailor of Moreland and Johnny Mac (Bernice) Trailor of Stanford; a daughter, Margaret (Don) Stephens of Stanford; two brothers, George Robinson of Stanford and Jim Robinson of Frankfort; a sister, Opal Robertson of Stanford; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Doug Stephens, Brian Trailor, Jason and David Bird, and Greg and Michael Camenisch. Honorary pallbearers will be Ken Acree, Andy Shelton and Dan Folger.

 

Tuesday February 5, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

WARDLOW, Richard
March 08, 1940 – February 03, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Richard Wardlow, 67, of Waynesburg died Sunday.

He was born March 8, 1940, in Lincoln County, to the late Casper C. and Mattie Mullins Wardlow.

Survivors include a brother, Loyd Wardlow of Crab Orchard; a sister, Anna Mae Hopkins of Crab Orchard; a half sister, Pauline Cornett of Connersville, Ind.; and caretakers, Charles and Mae Johnson of Waynesburg.

He was preceded in death by a half brother, Virgil Wardlow; and half sister, Rossetta Burchfield.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday January 24, 2008 – Interior Journal  

WILLOUGHBY, Mary A. Cutter Turpin  

May 10, 1916 – January 17, 2008

Mary Ann Cutter Turpin Willoughby, 91, of White Oak Road, Junction City, died Thursday, Jan. 17 at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

A native of Casey County, she was born Wednesday, May 10, 1916 to the late Willie and Edna Baxter Cutter. She was a member of Alum Springs Church of God and most recently the Love of God Ministries, and the widow of Virgil Turpin and Bill Willoughby. She also enjoyed quilting, gardening and farming.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, George, Albert and Junior Cutter; and three sisters, Alpha and Pearl Douglas and Inez Rogers.

Survivors include a daughter, Mildred Jean (Avorn) Reynolds of Junction City; a sister, Geneva Duke of Lancaster; five grandchildren, Timmy, Kenneth, and Randall Reynolds, Ann Stevens, and Gloria Reardon; 10 great grandchildren, Carol Mesman, Jessica Griffith, T.J., Tanya and Kenneth Reynolds, Ronnie Reardon Jr., Anthony and Sam Reardon, Patricia Higdon, and Tiffany Johnson; six great, great grandchildren, Scarlett and Sarah Mesman, Hunter Crowley, Rebecca Griffith, Kaitlin Johnson, and Trevor Thomas.

Funeral services were Jan. 21 at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home in Danville with Bro. Lewis Himes officiating. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Tim Reynolds, Randall Reynolds, Kenneth Reynolds Sr., Kenneth Reynolds Jr., T.J. Reynolds and Sammy Reardon. Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Stevens, Ronnie Reardon Sr., Ronnie Reardon Jr., Anthony Reardon, Michael Mesman, Charlie Griffith and Joe Higdon.