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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #59

 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.    

Alford, Starling

Barnett, Clarence R.

Bloyd, Ann C. Brunswick

Bourne, Gladys Elam

Brumett, Matthew W. Carter, Alma King

Cochran, Lidabel Jones

Cooper, Richard Davenport, Howard W.

Dunn, Calvin Johnson

Elvin, Charles Gifford, Donald Phillip
Glass, Lola Emma Hasty, Lonnie Fairley Hilton, Calvin Coolidge

Hines, Dorethea Rose Hubble

Huffaker, Sarah Mae James Ledford, Donald Ray
Ledford, Richard W. Manuel, Raymond McFarland, Geneva Dillon Oakley

Misenheimer, Florence Lasure

Morgan, Jazemine Hope Newcomb, Anita
Overstreet, Viola Vaughn Padgett, Lester Henry Parker, M. K. Jr.

Pemberton, Bobby Gene

Pike, Clarence Earl Phillippe, R. Hayden
Rankin, Thelma “Tommye” Roundtree, Cecil Russell, Wanda Brown Pendygraft

Saylor, Lewis

Sebastian, Mildred M. Hunt Scott, Martha Gover
Short, Louise Brent Snodgrass, Elizabeth Humber Sparkman, Roger Lee

Stevens, Elsie Saylor

Todd, Ruby G. Blankenship Westerfield, Cleora Kidd

Thursday, September 11, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

ALFORD, Starling
March 02, 1941 – September 09, 2008

Starling Alford, 67, died Sept. 9, 2008, in Lincoln County.

Born March 2, 1941, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Garrett and Beryl Thomas Marlowe Alford. He was a farmer and a janitor at Lexington House in Taylor, Mich., and a member of Southfork Baptist Church.

Survivors include a brother, Thomas (Charlotte) Alford of Lexington; two sisters, Alice A. Wilson and Elvria Campbell, both of Stanford; and several nieces and nephews, including his caretaker, Denny Alford.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home & Family Center in Junction City, Ky. Burial will be in Waterson Cemetery in Lincoln County.

Pallbearers will be Adam Alford, Grant Alford, Ricky Alford, Eddie McElroy, Harold Campbell and Alden Alford.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home & Family Center in Junction City.

 

Sunday,  August 31, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BARNETT, Clarence R.
March 14, 1926 – August 29, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Clarence R. Barnett, 82, of Waynesburg died Aug. 29, 2008, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born March 14, 1926, in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late Dan Borden Barnett and Marie Daulton Edwards. He also is preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Trowbridge Barnett.

C.R. Barnett was a licensed funeral director and embalmer with Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg for more than 57 years, and helped organize the Waynesburg Area Rescue Squad. He was a member of Double Springs Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion Post 18, a member and past master of the Waynesburg Masonic Lodge for more than 60 years, and served as Lincoln County coroner from 1961-1973.

Survivors include his wife, Selma Conatser Barnett of Waynesburg; a son, Dan Barnett (Jane) of Stanford; daughters Sue Ann Hall (Boyd) of Science Hill and Clara Rae Hought (Don) of Lexington; a stepson, Sherman Conatser (Sally) of Stanford; two stepdaughters, Judy McGuffey (Randy) of Waynesburg and Regina Martin (Dennis) of Stanford; two sisters, Pauline Wiese and Charlotte Magazzeni, both of Somerset; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with the Revs. Vola Brown and Ron Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with Masonic services by Waynesburg Masonic Lodge and military services by Caswell Saufley Post No. 18.

Pallbearers will be members of the Waynesburg Masonic Lodge. Honorary pallbearers are all funeral directors.

 

Friday, August 13, 2004 - The Courier-Journal, Louisville

BLOYD, Ann C. Brunswick

January 23, 1920 – August 12, 2004

ANN C. Bloyd , 84, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2004, at The Forum at Brookside. A native of Stanford, KY, she was the former Ann C. Brunswick. She was a retired self-employed home builder and a member of Shively Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, William R. Bloyd, son, (Paul) Tom Bloyd and his wife, Fay, and a granddaughter, Sarah Grace Bloyd .

 Her funeral will be held at noon Saturday at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy., with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday.  [Daughter of William F. Brunswick and Nella Jane James – Granddaughter of Henry H. James and Sarah McKinney Adams]

 

Thursday, September 04, 2008 – Interior Journal

BOURNE, Gladys Eloise Elam

August 06, 1924 – August 27, 2008

Gladys Eloise Elam Bourne, 84, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Aug. 27 at her home.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Aug. 6, 1924 to the late Jesse Albert Elam and Delia Belle McQuerry Elam. She was a farmer, had worked at Cowden’s Manufacturing and Gaskin’s Grocery in Lancaster, at Collector’s Paradise Antiques, and as a custodian for the Fayette County Board of Education. She was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, served on the Garrard County Senior Citizens Advisory Committee, and as secretary for the Garrard County Walker-Bluegrass Foxhunters Association. She also loved to fish, quilt, and do needlework.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Adolph Bourne; and a son, Gary Arthur Bourne.

Survivors include two daughters, Bessie Louise Robinson of Lancaster and Johnetta (Doug) Rhodus of Berea; one son, Jesse Gordon (Carolyn) Bourne of Lancaster; four sisters, Helen and Barbara Starnes, Lucy Rose, and Cloyd Naylor; three brothers, J.W (Buddy), Donald (Donnie), and William (Bill) Elam; eight grandchildren, Kendall Allen Robinson, Harold Douglas Rhodus, Connie Jo Rhodus Wells, Jesse Newton Bourne, Cynthia Renee Bourne, Gary Arthur Bourne II, Jeffrey Lynn Bourne, and Julie Ann Bourne Allison; and seven great-grandchildren, Eric Shane Wells, Kevin Douglas and Rachel Johnetta Rhodus, Mariah Faith and MaLaney Brooklin Bourne, Mason Alexander Bourne and Destiny Faith Allison.

Active pallbearers were the eight grandchildren, Kendall Allen Robinson, Harold Douglas Rhodus, Connie Jo Rhodus Wells, Jesse Newton Bourne, Cynthia Renee Bourne, Gary Arthur Bourne II, Jeffrey Lynn Bourne, Julie Ann Bourne Allison and family friend Mark Canada of Somerset. Honorary pallbearers were Dr James Werkmeister, Diane Prather, Ruth Preston, Phyllis Butner, Virginia May and a very special longtime friend Jackie Hankins Page of Lexington.

Funeral services were Aug. 29 at Ramsey Funeral Home in Lancaster with Bros. Ed Hubbard and Wendell Correll officiating. Burial was in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

Sunday, September 07, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BRUMETT, Matthew W.
December 27, 1983 – September 05, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Matthew Wade Brumett, 24, of Waynesburg passed away on Friday in Casey County at the home of his grandmother.

He was born on Dec. 27, 1983, to Paul and Valerie Wahl Brumett, both of Waynesburg.

Matt was a 2002 graduate of Lincoln County High School and played basketball from kindergarten until graduation. Matt was a sports enthusiast and was the joint caretaker for his grandmother, Mary Ethel Wahl of Kings Mountain. He shared that responsibility with his brother, Phillip. They have cared for the needs of their grandmother for many years.

Matt leaves behind a wife, Karen Hill Brumett of Burnside; two sons, Peyton and Eli Brumett of Stanford; their caretakers, Aunt and Uncle Cathy and George Pleasants of Stanford; two brothers, David R. (Brooke) Brumett of Berea and Phillip "Bum" Brumett of Waynesburg; his maternal grandmother, Mary Ethel Wahl of Kings Mountain; his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Brumett of Waynesburg; and a host of family and friends.

Matt was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Marvin Wahl, and paternal grandfather, Ernie Brumett.

A Remembrance of Life service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home with Brother Mike Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in K.P. Hall Cemetery. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Phillip, Mark, Chase and Richard Brumett, Rodney Wahl and George Pleasants will serve as pallbearers. Eli and Peyton Brumett, his sons; Nathaniel Brumett, his nephew; and Mary Beth, Natalie, Natasha and Kayla "KayKay" Brumett, his nieces; will serve as honorary pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to a college fund for his two sons. Please mail contributions to Peyton and Eli Brumett College Fund, C/O George and Cathy Pleasants, 4700 Ky. 1770, Stanford, KY 40484.

 

Wednesday,  August 13, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

CARTER, Alma King
April 16, 1917 – August 11, 2008

LANCASTER - Alma Carter, 91, of Richmond Street died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 16, 1917, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William D. and Lena William King. She was a homemaker and a member of Hustonville Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, David Carter (Debbie) of Lancaster; a stepson, Donald S. Carter (Phillis) of Nicholasville; a stepdaughter, Bettye Merriman of Frankfort; two sisters, Marie Ellis of Junction City and Ruby Bailey (Lawrence) of Frankfort; a granddaughter, Allison Carter of Lancaster; five stepgrandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; and six stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Bro. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Nicholas Curry, Brian Denger, Michael Clark, Kenny Merriman, Kayne Merriman and Trevor Merriman. Honorary pallbearers are Jim King, Robert King, Daryle Herrington and Bob Rowland.

 

Friday,  August 29, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

COCHRAN, Lidabel Jones
1928-2008

MORELAND - Lidabel Jones Cochran, 80, of Hustonville died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008.

Born Jan 13, 1928, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late W.L. and Sally Estes Jones. She was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of Hustonville Christian Church where she was the organist.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Burton Cochran; two daughters, Vicki (Dirk) Cotton of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Linda Rhinehart of Hustonville; a brother, Bill (Nell) Jones of Hustonville; and six grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hustonville Christian Church by the Revs. Joe Altman and Don Burton.

Pallbearers will be Dirk, Eric and Cary Cotton, Mark and Spencer Rhinehart, and Andrew Banks. Honorary pallbearers are Chelsea and Jackie Rhinehart and Alexis Cotton.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Sunday at the church. W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Friday,  September 5, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

COOPER, Richard
October 01, 1921 – September 04, 2008

STANFORD - Richard "Dick" Cooper, 86, of Stanford died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Oct. 1, 1921, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Elmer and Hulda Lind Cooper. Richard worked as a farmer and was a member of the Fort Logan Church of Christ. He also was a former member and treasurer of Turnersville Christian Church.

Richard was a past leader of Lincoln County 4-H and member of Lincoln County Cattleman's Association.

He was preceded in death by two wives, Roberta Beazley Cooper and Nancy Faulkner Cooper; and a sister, Edith King.

Survivors include two sons, Dickie (Sue) Cooper of Stanford and William G. (Marci) Cooper of Orlando, Fla.; a daughter, Margaret Ann Turner of Stanford; two stepsons, Charles Sam (Alice) Gilliland of Danville and Dickie (Dorothy) Faulkner of Stanford; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two nieces; and four nephews.

Visitation will be 5 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, officiated by Wayne Galloway. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Keith Cooper, Mike Frye, Boyd Coleman Jr., Dennis Hale, Gary Johnson, Jim Baird, Bo Gander and Lonnie Allen.

Honorary pallbearers are Russell Richie, Bill Fox, George Saufley, Bobby Cain, Dale Reed, Roy Richenbach, Ken Caudill and John R. Elliot.

 

Tuesday,  August 19, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DAVENPORT, Howard W.
1929-2008

CAMPBELLSVILLE - Rev. Howard W. Davenport, 79, of Floyds Knobs, Ind., formerly of Campbellsville, died Saturday.

Born Aug. 10, 1929, in Lincoln County, Ky., he was a son of the late Frank and Earsie Nolan Davenport. He was a retired pastor, having served at Parksville Baptist Church and other churches.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Hill Davenport; a son, Reggie Davenport of Floyds Knobs; three brothers, Harold Davenport and Kenneth Davenport, both of Danville, and Marvin Davenport of Florida; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral was today at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.

 

Sunday, August 03, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DUNN, Calvin Johnson “Red”
October 13, 1932 – July 31, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Calvin Johnson "Red" Dunn, 75, of Crab Orchard passed away after an extended illness at Charleston Healthcare Center in Danville. He was the husband for 52 years of Beulah Nelson Dunn, who survives.

Born Oct. 13, 1932, in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Charles and Sula Ray Dunn. He was a retired employee of 29 years of Tecumseh Products of Somerset. He also was owner of Dunn Concrete Finishing and a member and trustee of First Baptist Church of Crab Orchard.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Victoria Dunn of Crab Orchard; six sisters, Carolyn (Michael) Runyon and Charlie Peoples, both of Lexington, and Charlotte Ann (Dewey) Leavell, Yvonne Frye, Sonara Lee (Jamie) Black and Shelia (Charles) Alcorn, all of Lancaster; two brothers, Albert Darrell Spillman and Robert Edward (Diane) Ray, both of Lancaster; and special friends, Turner Doty of Lexington and William "Billy" Richardson of Danville.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Louie Dunn, and in-laws, Arthur and Birdie Nelson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Crab Orchard by the Revs. Oliver D. Miller Jr. and Robert P. Gates. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

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

 

Friday, August 8, 2008- Advocate-Messenger

ELVIN, Charles

LOUISVILLE - Charles Elvin, 87, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.

He was a native of Brodhead, Ky., a retired yard master for L&N Railroad, a member of Fern Creek Christian Church and a member of the Lincoln County Historical Society.

Survivors include three daughters, Rebecca J. Hilton, Iva D. Bradford and LuAnn Thoman, all of Davenport, Iowa; two sisters, Eva J. Franz of Clarksville, Ind., and Mildred Bowling of LaGrange, Ky.; a brother, Harry E. Hilton of Kettering, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at O.D. White & Sons with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Ky.

 

Friday, July 25, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

GIFFORD, Donald Phillip
July 26, 1955 – July 24, 2008

LIBERTY - Donald Phillip Gifford, 53, of Yosemite died Thursday.

Born July 26, 1955, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Carl Bill and Audra Smith Gifford.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Foster Gifford; three stepchildren, Rosa Adalado of Alabama, Alica Luttrell of Liberty and Jose Ruiz Jr. of Kentucky; 12 grandchildren; and a sister, Connie Buis of Liberty.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Willow Springs United Methodist Church by Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Willow Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be after noon Saturday at the church. Bartle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday, July 20, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

GLASS, Lola Emma
July 17, 1921 – July 17, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Lola Emma Glass, 87, of Crab Orchard, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2008, at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born July 17, 1921, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Jane Deliah Simpson Blanton.

Survivors include her husband, Eugene Glass; four sons, Bradley Glass, Winston Glass, Dannis Glass and Bobby Glass; a daughter, Beverly Miller; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Floyd Switch Cemetery.

 

August, 2008 - McKnight Funeral Home Notice

HASTY, Lonnie Fairley

May 31 1944 – August 12, 2008

Mr. Lonnie Fairley Hasty, age 64, of Calhoun, died Tuesday afternoon August 12th in Gordon Hospital.

Lonnie was born May 31, 1944 in Lincoln County, Kentucky. The son of the late Carlton Elijah and Verlin Helton Hasty. He was a retired mail carrier with the United States Postal Service with 30+ years of Service. He was a member of the Watts Chapel Baptist Church in Crab Orchard, KY as well as Master Mason with the Coosawattee Masonic Lodge #306. Served in the local Ga Army National Guard Unit 108th Armored division. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers; Aolbert and Delmus Hasty.

Survivors include his wife Charlotte Alred Hasty, two sons; Douglas Hasty and his wife Charlin and Greg Hasty and his wife Katie all of Calhoun. Two grandchildren: Carolyn Hasty and Garrett Hasty, three brothers; Delbert and Bonnie Hasty of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ralph Hasty of Weaverville, N.C. ,Michael and Elda Hasty of Sugar Valley, Ga., four sisters; Imogene and Glenn Dockdry of Gaylesville, Al, Wanda Frix of Calhoun, Janet Swanson of Calhoun and Augusta and James Ray Manuel of Crab Orchard , KY, along with several nieces and nephews also survives.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday August 14th at 2 pm from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home. With Dr. Bert Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Gordon Memorial Gardens. The Coosawattee Masonic Lodge #306 will have charge of the graveside rites. Pallbearers serving include; Billy Neal, Buck McBee, Jack Brown, Richard Wright, Charley McBee, Mitch Frix, Phillip Beamer and Jim Johnson and they are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:45 P.M. Thursday. Members of the Coosawattee Lodge will serve as honorary pallbearers. Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services.

 

From the Uht Funeral Home, Westland, Wayne Co. MI

HILTON, Calvin Coolidge

 D.O.B: 08/16/1924  - D.O.D: 11/29/2004  Wayne, MI

Age 80, Born in Lincoln Co., KY,  

Beloved  Husband of  Verdie Hilton 

Survived by sons: Garry (Tami) Hilton, Phillip (Irene) Hilton.

Sisters: Susie Honeycutt, Marie Volz

Aaron Hilton - Grandson

Adam Hilton - Grandson

Eric Hilton - Grandson

Stephanie Hilton - Granddaughter

Kayla Hilton - Great Granddaughter

Preceded in death by: Father, Elijah Hilton - Mother, Ethel Walker Hilton.

Brothers: Clarence Hilton, Delbert Hilton, Lloyd Hilton, James Hilton, Elijah Hilton, Jr.

Funeral Services will be at: Romulus Church of God, Fri.  Dec  03, 2004   1 PM 

Rev. Steve Bishop officiating.

Burial at Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery, Flat Rock, MI. 

From Uht Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Road, Westland, Wayne Co. Michigan 48186 

 

Thursday,  September 4, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

HINES, Drethea "Rose" Hubble
February 12, 1938 – September 03, 2008

Drethea "Rose" Hines, 70, of Stanford died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. The daughter of Dorothy Wilson Hubble of Moreland and the Late Ruby Lee Hubble, she was born Feb. 12, 1938, in Liberty, Ky.

She was the widow of James Hines and a homemaker. She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Hines of Lexington, Ky., and Pamela Hines and Susan Moore, both of Moreland, Ky.; four sons, Paul Lee (Deborah) Hines of Moreland, Ky., Daniel (Stacy) Alexander of Bowling Green, Ky., and James David Hines and Timothy Alexander, both of Danville, Ky.; a special friend, David Young of Perryville; three sisters, Jamie (James) Trisler of Harrodsburg, Ky., Francena Phillips and Rita (Bobby) Craig, both of Danville, Ky., two brothers, Donnie (Pat) Hubble of Harrodsburg, Ky., and Ronnie (Ruby) Hubble of Moreland, Ky.; and seven grandchildren, Haley Boyd, Ashley Taylor, Joshua Alexander, Tamara Hines, Latosha Hines, Joshua Hines and Marisha Hines. She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Jessica Dawn Hines.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Junction City Cemetery with the Rev. Dale Denton officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home and Family Center, Junction City. Memorial donations may be made to The Drethea Hines Memorial Fund c/o Farmers National Bank.

 

Sunday, April 29, 2007 – Daily Comet , Thibodaux, Louisana

 

 HUFFAKER, Sarah Mae James

 July 13, 1924 – April 27, 2007

.

Sarah Mae James Huffaker, 82, a native of Stanford, Ky. and resident of Houma, died at 10:30 p.m., Friday, April, 27, 2007.

 Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to funeral time Monday at Chauvin Funeral Home. Religious services will be at 10 a.m. at the

funeral home chapel with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.

 She is survived by one son, Rodney Huffaker and wife, Teresa, of Houma; one brother, Howard James; one sister, Betty D’arcy of Pasadena, Texas; two

grandchildren, Angela Smith and husband, Kelly, and Scott Huffaker and two great-grandchildren, Victoria and Logan Smith.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, Veenoy B. Huffaker; parents Jesse L. James and Ludema Gilliam James; six brothers, Clark James, Ira James,

Oscar James, Jesse James Jr., David James and Raymond James and one sister, Emma Daugherty.

 She was a homemaker and parishioner of the Mulberry Baptist Church. Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

[Granddaughter of Henry H. James and Sarah McKinney Adams]

 

Wednesday,  September 3, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

LEDFORD, Donald Ray
March 19, 1935 – September 02, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Donald Ray Ledford, 73, of Stanford passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at his residence. He was the widower of Dorothy (Spears) Ledford, who died Nov. 3, 2002.

Donald was born in Lincoln County on March 19, 1935. He was the son of the late Brack Cox and Etta Irene (Ballard) Ledford. He worked as a farmer.

He is survived by a daughter, Janetta Lynn Ledford of Stanford; sons, Finley (Tammy) Ray of Sonora, Robbie (Michelle) Lee of Stanford, Roger (Joann) Allen of Stanford and Harold (Lisa) Joseph of Stanford; one brother, Brack (Verna) Ledford of Stanford; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ailenen Hendrickson and Ethel Firth; a brother, Harold Francis; and two half-brothers, Roy B. and Franklin Ledford.

Services presided over by brother Harold Harness will be 1 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Robert, Brandon, Joann and Harold Ledford Jr., Michael Pedigo and Elbert "Elbow" Wease.

Honorary pallbearers are Brack Ledford, and Tim, Jeff and Tommy Firth.

 

Sunday, August 10, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

LEDFORD, Richard W.
July 20, 1930 – August 08, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Mr. Richard W. "Dick" Ledford Sr., 78, of Crab Orchard died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Ephraim McDowell in Danville.

He was the husband of Bonnie Preston Ledford, whom he married June 21, 1996.

Richard was born July 20, 1930, in Paint Lick. He was the son of the late James P. Ledford Sr. and Winnie Jane Baker Ledford. He was a former Lincoln County school bus driver, a farmer and retired employee of Whirlpool Corp. He was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church, where he was a former Sunday school treasurer and secretary. He was a veteran of the Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and a Bronze Star medal with valor.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dickie (Paula) Ledford of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Debbie (Kenny) Harris of Stanford; a stepson, John White of Lancaster; a sister, Liane Dear of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Buddy (Sarah) Ledford of Danville and Johnny (Jo) Ledford of Frankfort; six grandchildren, Jody, David, Brian, Jeremy, Ashley and Derek; and four great-grandchildren, Carter, Chloe, Blake and Kinsley.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Brother Dan Gutenson. Burial will follow in Crab Orchard Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post No. 18 of Stanford.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers include David Leford, Brian McMullen, Jeremy Harris, Derek White, David Perkins, Butch Ledford and Ricky Dear.

 

Friday, July 18, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MANUEL, Raymond
April 28, 1918 – July 18, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Raymond Manuel, 90, of Crab Orchard died Friday at Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead.

Born April 28, 1918, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late John and Jenny Lawson Manuel. He was the widower of Dora Lee Manning Manuel, who preceded him in death on Sept. 12, 2001. He was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church, a retired farmer and a former employee of National Casket Co.

Survivors include three sons, James Ray (Augusta) Manuel of Crab Orchard, Curtis Gene (Hazel) Manuel of Maryland and Kenneth (Gaye) Manuel of Crab Orchard; a sister, Lena Manuel Smith of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bros. Kaywood Morris, Cecil Roundtree and Hilliard Foster. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

Sunday, August 17, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

McFARLAND, Geneva Dillon Oakley
May 10, 1936 – August 15, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Geneva Dillion McFarland, 72, of William Whitley Road, Stanford, passed away on Friday.

She was the wife of Robert McFarland.

Geneva was born in London on May 10, 1936, to the late Bert and Louverna Oakley.

Survivors include four sons; a daughter; two sisters; eight brothers; and many other family members.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation is after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

 

Sunday,  August 24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MISENHEIMER, Florence Lasure

STANFORD - Florence Lasure Misenheimer of Stanford passed away Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Lincoln County to the late Manles and Grace Lasure. Florence was a bank clerk for Bank One in Lexington for 26 years. She was a member of Stanford Baptist Church.

Survivors include five brothers, Charles E. Lasure, John W. Lasure, Manles Lasure Jr., Paul A. Lasure and R. Carter Lasure; and three sisters, Thelma Sebastian, Alberta Wood and Mary Still.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Rhone Misenheimer, and siblings Robert Lasure, Elvin Lasure and Louvenia Douglas.

A graveside service officiated by Rev. Max Hester will be 10 a.m. Monday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday,  September 2, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MORGAN, Jazemine Hope

August 28, 2008 – August 31, 2008  

CRAB ORCHARD - Jazemine Hope Morgan, three days of age, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at the University of Kentucky Hospital. She was the daughter of Angela Faith Day and Jerry Morgan, both of Mount Vernon. She was born Aug. 28, 2008.

In addition to her parents, survivors include her twin sister, Madison Faith Morgan; maternal grandmother, Gloria Day, of Mount Vernon; maternal grandparents Benny and Sharon Day of Stanford; maternal great-grandparents, Juanita Falin of Broadhead and Shirley McClure of Mount Vernon; and maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Day of Stanford. Several uncles, aunts and cousins survive.

Jazemine was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandfather, Jerry Day.

Funeral services officiated by brother Johnny Day will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Day Family Center.

 

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

NEWCOMB, Anita
Jan 24, 1966 – September 08, 2008

STANFORD - Anita Newcomb, 42, of Stanford died Monday.

Born Jan. 24, 1966, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Jim Reid and Margaret Newcomb. She was a homemaker, a graduate of National Business College in Danville and a member of Grace Fellowship Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Amber Fonta Newcomb of Stanford; and a brother, Clarke Newcomb of Ellenwood, Ga.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Grace Fellowship Church by Vola Brown. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Grace Fellowship Church.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday,  August 31, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

OVERSTREET, Viola Vaughn
June  28, 1952 – August 30, 2008

MORELAND - Viola Overstreet, 56, of Bradfordsville died Saturday.

Born June 28, 1952, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Gladys Vaughn. She was a homemaker and a Pentacostal.

She is survived by her husband, Charlie Overstreet; sons, Larry Vaughn and Billy Ross; brothers, Gene Pendleton and Carter Vaughn; sisters, Doris Johnson and Linda Densen; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Friday, July 18, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PADGETT, Lester Henry
December 27, 1922 – July 15, 2008

STANFORD - Lester Henry Padgett, 85, of Wilmore, formerly of Waynesburg, died Tuesday at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center.

Born Dec. 27, 1922, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Lula Elizabeth Hall Padgett. He was a carpenter and a member of the Baptist faith. He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the European Theater, a bronze star recipient and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and American Legion.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Veda Hoseclaw Padgett; five children, Kaye Perkins (Clarence) of Muscle Shoals, Ala., Carolyn Vincent (David) of Jacksonville, Fla., Judy Reynolds of Waynesburg, Larry Padgett of Harrodsburg and Gary Padgett (Connie) of Stanford; a brother, Marshall Padgett (Leota); two sisters, Maxine Hoseclaw and Juanita Jones (William), all of Waynesburg; seven grandchildren, Jason Perkins, Misty and Robbie Reynolds, Kevin Perkins, and Brad, Will and Chase Padgett; brothers- and sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Padgett; four brothers, Walter, Russell, Lloyd Jr. and Howard Padgett; and a son-in-law, Robert Reynolds.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Double Springs Cemetery by George Dye. Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Jason, Kevin, Misty, Robbie, Brad, Will and Chase. Honorary pallbearers are Clarence Perkins, David Vincent and Connie Padgett. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Monday,  August 25, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PARKER, M.K.  Jr.
October 19, 1935 – August 23, 2008

STANFORD - M.K. Parker Jr., 72, of Stanford died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 19, 1935, in Stanford, he was a son of the late M.K. and Agnes Louise Nelson Parker. He was an employee of Boone's Feed Store for 10 years and a farmer. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Roy Milton Parker of Stanford; and a daughter, Bonnie Lou Rothwell of Stanford; two brothers, Paul Parker of Salinas, Kan., and Barney Parker of Paint Lick, Ky.; two sisters, Donna Sue Ellers and Cheryl Watts, both Lexington; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Baptist Church by Bro. Mark Tate. Burial will be in Fairview Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Shane Turner, Bill Brock, Chris Berry, Daniel Anderson, David Fair and Brandy Berry.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Arrangements are by Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford.

 

Friday,  September 5, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PEMBERTON, Bobby Gene
July 04, 1936 – September 04, 2008

MORELAND - Bobby Gene Pemberton, 72, of Hustonville died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008.

Born July 4, 1936, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Jesse and Mable Hughes Pemberton.

He is survived by one son, Rickey Pemberton; one brother, Ronald Pemberton; and two sisters, Brenda Dwight and Veda Houchin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evon Ragan Pemberton; and a son, Bobby Pemberton Jr.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith with burial in Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday.

 

Sunday, August 03, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PIKE, Clarence Earl
October 26, 1934 – August 01, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Clarence Earl Pike, 73, of Eubank passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at his home.

Clarence was born in Louisville on Oct. 26, 1934. He was the son of the late Charles Frank and Loretta (Burke) Pike. He was a member of Miracle Temple Church.

Survivors include a companion, Toni Dimopoulos of Eubank; seven sons, Earl Junior Pike of Tennessee, Roy Rogers Pike and Ricky Pike, both of Crab Orchard, Donnie Pike of Kings Mountain, Johnny Miracle Pike and James Melwood Pike, both of Waynesburg, and Luke Pike of Liberty; a daughter, Betty Lou Mejia of Mexico; and two sisters, Helen Lawless of Crab Orchard and Aline Faye Hodge of Waynesburg.

Clarence was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Mae Hodge Pike; second wife, Rosa Lee Baker Pike; brothers, Virgil Carl, Dewey Lee, Harrison and Herman Pike; and sister, Hermie Bell Reynolds.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Double Springs Cemetery with Brother Bobby Eldridge officiating. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, September 07, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PHILLIPPE, R. Hayden
April 27, 1923 – September 06, 2008

STANFORD - R. Hayden Phillippe, 85, of Stanford died Saturday at his home.

Born April 27, 1923, he was the son of the late William Franklin and Clattie Alice Owens Phillippe.

Hayden was a farmer and worked for the Lincoln County Roads Department. He was a deacon at Fairview Baptist Church. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18, where he served with the Military Honor Guard. He was a former member of Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief.

Hayden is survived by his wife of 62 years, Winnie Ratliff Phillippe of Stanford; five daughters, Rebecca (Troy) Hansel of Somerset, Rosemary (Bobby) Maples of Stanford, Suanne (Eddy) Hopkins of Crab Orchard, Kathy (Curtis) Brock of Stanford and Bonnie (Paul) Purcell of Richmond; one son, Michael (Karen) Phillippe of Hustonville; four brothers, Paul (Velma) Phillippe of Stanford, Mack (Freda) Phillippe of Kings Mountain, Earl (Mae) Phillippe of Milan, Ind., and Murrell (Reba) Phillippe of Waynesburg; one sister, Opal (Clyde) Phillippe of Milan; six grandchildren, Cris Woodard, Kevin Maples, Rob Woodard, Adam Hopkins, Kristi Crawford and Julie Puchalski; and nine great-grandchildren.

Hayden was preceded in death by four brothers, Hobert, Ted, J.T. and Joe Phillippe, and two sisters, Lucille and Pearl Phillippe.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, officiated by the Rev. Chester Cornett. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Chris Woodard, Kevin Maples, Rob Woodard, Adam Hopkins, Travis Crawford, Jimmy Phillippe, Kristi Crawford and Samantha Woodard. Honorary pallbearers are members of American Legion Post 18.

 

Tuesday July 29, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

RANKIN, Thelma “Tommye”
August 09, 1923 – July 27, 2008

STANFORD - Thelma "Tommye" Rankin, 84, of Stanford died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell/Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Aug. 9, 1923, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Robert Lindsay and Flora Ion McBeath Rankin. She was a homemaker and a member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a brother, John McBeath Rankin of Williamstown, Ky.; 10 nieces and nephews; and several grand-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lindsay Rankin; and a sister, Christine Lynn.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Dr. Harold Harness. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery in Danville.

Pallbearers will be Robert Rankin, James Alan Rankin, James Singleton, Dwight Singleton, Kevin McGuffey and Jimmy Gadberry.

 

Monday. August 18, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

ROUNDTREE, Cecil
1923-2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Bro. Cecil Roundtree, 85, of Crab Orchard, Ky., passed away on Sunday morning Aug. 17, 2008, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He was the husband of June Pollard Roundtree, whom he married June 21, 1988. He was preceded in death by his first wife Vaunda Strunk Roundtree on Sept. 6, 1987.

Born May 22, 1923, in Stearns, Ky., he was the son of William Esbon and Vica Anderson Roundtree. He was a minister who had previously pastored various churches throughout Lincoln, Rockcastle and Pulaski counties. He also had a jail ministry for many years at Pulaski and Lincoln county jails. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Crab Orchard.

In addition to farming his entire life, he mined coal for 10 years and was a 36-year member of the Bricklayers and Associated Crafts Local Union, Kentucky No. 17.

In addition to his wife, June Pollard Roundtree, survivors include five children, Cecil Ray and wife Janet Scharf Roundtree of London, Ky., Edna Ruth and husband Robert Jones of Salvisa, Ky., Barbara Elaine and husband Lewis Coffey of Mount Vernon, Ky., Brenda Lou and husband Ronald Rose of Crab Orchard, Ky., Renita Joy and husband Rick Reynolds of Brodhead, Ky.; a brother, Robert and wife Brenda Roundtree of Dayton, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Rhonda; and three sisters, Emma Lou and Louvica Roundtree, and Thelma Bryant

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Sunday,  August 31, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

RUSSELL, Wanda E. Brown Pendygraft
August 18, 1933 – August 29, 2008

Wanda Elaine Brown Pendygraft Russell, 75, of Lexington Avenue died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Friday, Aug. 18, 1933, in Moreland, she was daughter of the late Aldine and Gladys Mullins Brown. She was a retired employee of Certified Brake. Wanda was a Christian and loved listening to John Hagee Ministries. She was an avid quilter and enjoyed canning and cooking. Most of all she will be remembered for her love of life and laughter.

Survivors include four sons, Kenny Pendygraft of Moreland, and Benny Pendygraft, Eddie Pendygraft and Louis Pendygraft, all of Danville; a brother, Charles M. Brown of Hustonville; a sister, Norma McWhorter of Danville; two granddaughters, Amber Linette and Amanda Elaine Pendygraft; and three great-grandchildren, Ethan and Jeremy Quinn, and Sarah Ferrell.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Gay Pendygraft, and a grandson, Derek Quinn.

An Appreciation of Life service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with brother Billy Maxey officiating. Burial will follow in Parksville Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be John Brackett, Alfred Lee Cook, James Westerfield, Scott Branaman, Mike Tyler and Danny Wilson.

 

Thursday, August 7, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SAYLOR, Lewis Wayne
1976-2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Lewis Wayne Saylor, 32, of Crab Orchard died Monday at Rockcastle Hospital.

Born July 21, 1976, in Richmond, he was the son of Delmer and Betty Sue Jordan Saylor. He was an employee of Arby's in Mount Vernon and formerly attended the Church of Christ.

Other survivors include a sister, Jessica Sue Saylor of Crab Orchard; his great-grandmother, Blanche Saylor of Crab Orchard; and several cousins and friends.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Danny Grider. Burial will be in Hopkins Cemetery at Fall Lick.

 

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SEBASTIAN, Mildred M. Hunt
August 30, 1914 – September 09, 2008

STANFORD - Mildred M. Sebastian, 94, of Highland died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 30, 1914, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late William Thomas "W.T." and Carrie Kate Hunt. She was retired after working 34 years at Palm Beach Co. She was a member of Mount Moriah Christian Church and she and her late husband were caretakers of Mount Moriah Christian Church Cemetery for several years.

Survivors include a special niece, Sandy Mullins of Highland; special nephew, Steve Mullins of Highland; several additional nieces and nephews; and a loving church family.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Moriah Christian Church by the Rev. Rob Cox. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be deacons and elders at Mount Moriah Christian Church.

 

Thursday July 31, 2008, Advocate-Messenger

SCOTT, Martha Gover
May 22, 1913 – July 30, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Martha Gover Scott, 95, of Crab Orchard passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at her home.

Born May 22, 1913, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Katie King Gover. She was married for 57 years to the late Clark Newland Scott, who preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 1990.

She began working as a teller for Crab Orchard Banking Co. then became CEO of Lincoln County National Bank, having worked for 44 years. She was co-owner and manager of Gover and Scott's Dry Good Store, which was on Main Street in Crab Orchard. She also drove a school bus for the Crab Orchard School System.

Martha was a member of Crab Orchard Christian Church, having joined when she was 12 years old. She served as church secretary and had been a leader of the CYRO youth organization at the church.

She served on the board of directors of Fort Logan Hospital and Crab Orchard Cemetery. She was a member of several organizations, including the Lincoln County Historical Society, Professional Business Women's Club and Lincoln County Homemakers Association. She also was a member of the Winnebago Club and Fox Hunters Association of Kentucky. She served as secretary of the Little World's Fair Horse Show.

She was a graduate of Crab Orchard High School where she was a member of the girls' basketball team and was the first recipient of the school's Distinguished Alumni Award. She also was a graduate of Fugazzi Business College.

An accomplished musician, she played saxophone in the orchestra at Crab Orchard Springs Hotel. She served as Grand Marshall of the Crab Orchard Fourth of July parade.

She had an interest in local history and wrote, directed and staged pageants celebrating Lincoln County's historical events. She also was the coordinator of the Crab Orchard Bicentennial Celebration.

Martha and her husband shared the distinguished award for outstanding citizens. She also was an avid University of Kentucky fan.

She leaves to cherish her memory two nieces, June King Gover Bastin and husband Marion Dee of Stanford, Ky., and Lea Shepherd Scott Wooldridge and husband Donald of Stanford, Ky.; two nephews, James Wallace Gover of Crab Orchard, and Marshall Brown Scott and wife Sandy of Crab Orchard, Ky.; a sister-in-law, Mattie Gover of Crab Orchard; nine great-nieces and -nephews; six great-great-nieces and -nephews; and her caregivers, Carol Buckler, Missy Newcomb, Betty Seibers, Linda Ray and Teressa Brown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wallace and Katie Gover King; her husband, Clark Newland Scott; and two brothers, Curtis King Gover and Jimmy T. Gover.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Crab Orchard Christian Church by the Rev. Derrell Cone and Bro. Rob Hutcherson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Wallace Gover, Grant Gover, Martin Bastin, Eric Wooldridge, Nelson Shelton, Marshall Brown Scott II and John Hopkins Scott.

Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Blankenship, Ernest Camell, Sam and Danny Ford, Eddie Allen, Cabell Francis Jr., Edward Martin Teater and Earl Teater Jr.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, August  24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SHORT, Louise Brent

November 04, 1916 – August 22, 2008

Louise Brent Short, 91, widow of John Short, died Friday at Charleston Health Care.

Born Nov. 4, 1916, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Lilburn and Jennie Smith Brent. She worked for Palm Beach Co. and attended Junction City Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Elaine Carlson; a sister, Ethel Burnside; two grandsons, Burton Carlson III and John Brent Carlson; and three great-granddaughters, Alexis, Arianna and Joanna Carlson.

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

 

Sunday, July 27, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SNODGRASS, Elizabeth Humber
March 11, 1917 – July 24, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Elizabeth Humber Snodgrass, daughter of the late Clara Humber, was born March 11, 1917, and departed this life July 24, 2008, after a long illness.

She joined the First Baptist Church in Crab Orchard at an early age. Elizabeth was united in holy matrimony to the late Robert Snodgrass and to this union 12 children were born and three of whom preceded her in death.

She leaves to cherish her memory nine children, Walter H. (Lena) Snodgrass of Lexington, Claude M. (Lucille) of Danville, Clara C. Slaughter of Mount Sterling, James A. Snodgrass of Stanford, Brenda J. Terrance of Louisville, Marshall W. (Iva) Snodgrass of Nicholasville, Bessie M. (Bradley) Helm of Crab Orchard, Morris J. Snodgrass of Crab Orchard, Serena K. (Wesley) Burnside of Danville; 27 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her children, Anne Rucker, Charles Ray and Gill Snodgrass; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Robinson; and stepson, Robert Snodgrass Jr.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Crab Orchard with the Rev. Oliver Miller Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

Thursday,  September 4, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SPARKMAN, Roger Lee
1944-2008

STANFORD - Roger Lee Sparkman, 64, of Stanford died Wednesday at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1944, in Louisville to the late Herbert and Stella Collins Sparkman.

Roger was the former owner of Sparkman's Paint in Danville. He was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church, VFW, American Legion and DAV.

He his survived by his wife of 44 years, Saundra Morgan Sparkman. Other survivors include a son, Roger Lee Sparkman Jr. of Stanford; a daughter, Tammy Jo Sparkman of Stanford; a brother, Bobby Sparkman of Stanford; a sister, Juanita Bates of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and five grandchildren, Leah, Abby and Seth Sparkman, and Ryan and Stella Short. He was preceded in death by a brother.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, officiated by the Rev. Johnny Baker, with burial following at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bobby James, Harvey Naylor, Rob Lafoon, Mike VanHook, Bobby Pollard and Ed Hyden. Honorary bearers are from VFW of Danville, with military honors by Caswell Saufley Post 18.

 

Friday, September 05, 2008 – Interior Journal

STEVENS, Elsie Saylor

June 14, 1937 – September 03, 2008

Elsie Saylor Stevens, 71, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Rockcastle Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born June 14, 1937 to Blanche Hopkins Saylor and the late Jack Saylor. She was a member of the Crab Orchard Church of Christ.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, J. D., Fred, Walter and Mack Saylor.

Other survivors include her husband, J.W. Stevens of Crab Orchard; sisters, Linda Dowell and Lillie Mae Parker both of Crab Orchard; and brothers, Truman and Tom Saylor both of Crab Orchard and Ted Saylor of Somerset.

Visitation is tonight (Sept. 5) after 6 p.m. at McKnight Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Bro. J.M. "Mark" Raulerson officiating. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Shirl Brown, Dale and Darrell Dowell, Damon Denney, and Thomas, B.J., and Tommy

 

Wednesday July 23, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

TODD, Ruby G. Blankenship
April 22, 1921- July 21, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Mrs. Ruby G. Todd, 87, of Broughtontown passed away on Monday, July 21, 2008, at Rockcastle Health & Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead. She was the widow of Homer L. Todd, who preceded her in death on April 6, 2000.

Born April 22, 1921, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late James A. and Christine Noakes Blankenship. She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Larry (Ann) Todd and Tony (Betty) Todd, both of Broughtontown, Ky.; five grandchildren, Keith (April) Todd, Lauren (Vernon) Hensley and Ramona (Jeff) Barker, all of Broughtontown, Rebecca (Brian) Shearer of Stanford and Rachel (Alex) Martin of London, Ky.; and five great-grandchildren, Kevin Todd, Latosha Hensley, Trinity Shearer, Talynne Shearer and Alexis Martin.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, James and Christine Blankenship; husband, Homer Todd; brothers, Roy, Leslie, Harry, Jasper, William and Oscar Blankenship; and sisters, Florence Brown, Beatrice Smith, and Hattie, Katherine and Margaret Blankenship.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Friendship Baptist Church by Bro. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brian Shearer, Jeff Barker, Vernon Hensley, Alex Martin, and Dexter and Leroy Todd.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Friendship Baptist Church. McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday July 24, 2008- Advocate-Messenger

WESTERFIELD, Cleora Kidd
1926-2008

Cleora Kidd Westerfield, 81, wife of J.D. Westerfield, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, in Frankfort.

Born Nov. 7, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Ollie Blevins Kidd. She worked for the state of Kentucky in Frankfort and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Danville, Ky.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Grace (Edward) McLean of Frankfort, Ky.; a son, Roger (Debbie) Cannada of Georgetown, Ky.; two stepsons, James (Terry) Westerfield and John (Bonnie) Westerfield, both of Danville; a brother, Billy Kidd of Bardstown, Ky.; two sisters, Nola Flynn and Lennie Short, both of Danville; a daughter-in-law, Irene Cannada of Georgetown, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Cannada, and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home and Family Center in Junction City with the Rev. Ernest Martin, the Rev. Doug Wesley and the Rev. Kenny Robinson.

Honorary pallbearers are members of the Lydia Sunday School Class at Calvary Baptist Church.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 3250 Versailles Road, Frankfort, Ky.