Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #59
Submitted By: Carole French DiSanto
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|Alford, Starling||Bloyd, Ann C. Brunswick|
|Brumett, Matthew W.||Carter, Alma King|
|Cooper, Richard||Davenport, Howard W.|
|Elvin, Charles||Gifford, Donald Phillip|
|Glass, Lola Emma||Hasty, Lonnie Fairley||Hilton, Calvin Coolidge|
|Huffaker, Sarah Mae James||Ledford, Donald Ray|
|Ledford, Richard W.||Manuel, Raymond||McFarland, Geneva Dillon Oakley|
|Morgan, Jazemine Hope||Newcomb, Anita|
|Overstreet, Viola Vaughn||Padgett, Lester Henry||Parker, M. K. Jr.|
|Pike, Clarence Earl||Phillippe, R. Hayden|
|Rankin, Thelma Tommye||Roundtree, Cecil||Russell, Wanda Brown Pendygraft|
|Sebastian, Mildred M. Hunt||Scott, Martha Gover|
|Short, Louise Brent||Snodgrass, Elizabeth Humber||Sparkman, Roger Lee|
|Todd, Ruby G. Blankenship||Westerfield, Cleora Kidd|
September 11, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
March 02, 1941 September 09, 2008
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.
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.
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.
will be Adam Alford, Grant Alford, Ricky Alford, Eddie McElroy, Harold Campbell
and Alden Alford.
will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home & Family Center in Junction
August 31, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
March 14, 1926 August 29, 2008
Clarence R. Barnett, 82, of Waynesburg died Aug. 29, 2008, at Fort Logan
Hospital in Stanford.
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
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.
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.
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.
will be members of the Waynesburg Masonic Lodge. Honorary pallbearers are all
August 13, 2004 - The Courier-Journal, Louisville
Ann C. Brunswick
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 .
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]
September 04, 2008 Interior Journal
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 Cowdens Manufacturing and Gaskins Grocery
in Lancaster, at Collectors 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
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
December 27, 1983 September 05, 2008
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.
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.
preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Marvin Wahl, and paternal
grandfather, Ernie Brumett.
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.
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.
August 13, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
April 16, 1917 August 11, 2008
Alma Carter, 91, of Richmond Street died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional
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.
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.
be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Bro. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be
in Danville Memorial Gardens.
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.
August 29, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
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.
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.
be 11 a.m. Monday at Hustonville Christian Church by the Revs. Joe Altman and
will be Dirk, Eric and Cary Cotton, Mark and Spencer Rhinehart, and Andrew
Banks. Honorary pallbearers are Chelsea and Jackie Rhinehart and Alexis Cotton.
will be 5-9 p.m. Sunday at the church. W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of
September 5, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
October 01, 1921 September 04, 2008
Richard "Dick" Cooper, 86, of Stanford died Thursday at Fort Logan
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
preceded in death by two wives, Roberta Beazley Cooper and Nancy Faulkner
Cooper; and a sister, Edith King.
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
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
pallbearers will be Keith Cooper, Mike Frye, Boyd Coleman Jr., Dennis Hale, Gary
Johnson, Jim Baird, Bo Gander and Lonnie Allen.
pallbearers are Russell Richie, Bill Fox, George Saufley, Bobby Cain, Dale Reed,
Roy Richenbach, Ken Caudill and John R. Elliot.
August 19, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
- 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.
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
The funeral was today at Parrott &
Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.
August 03, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
Calvin Johnson Red
October 13, 1932 July 31, 2008
- 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.
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.
preceded in death by a brother, Louie Dunn, and in-laws, Arthur and Birdie
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.
5-9 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.
August 8, 2008- Advocate-Messenger
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
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.
services will be 10 a.m. Monday at O.D. White & Sons with burial in Buffalo
Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Ky.
July 25, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
July 26, 1955 July 24, 2008
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
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.
be 2 p.m. Saturday at Willow Springs United Methodist Church by Gary Yocum.
Burial will be in Willow Springs Cemetery.
will be after noon Saturday at the church. Bartle Funeral Home is in charge of
Sunday, July 20, 2008
July 17, 1921 July 17, 2008
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
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.
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
May 31 1944 August 12, 2008
Fairley Hasty, age 64, of Calhoun, died Tuesday afternoon August 12th in Gordon
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.
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
From the Uht Funeral Home,
Westland, Wayne Co. MI
08/16/1924 - D.O.D: 11/29/2004 Wayne,
Age 80, Born
in Lincoln Co., KY,
Husband of Verdie Hilton
sons: Garry (Tami) Hilton, Phillip (Irene) Hilton.
Susie Honeycutt, Marie Volz
Adam Hilton -
Eric Hilton -
Hilton - Granddaughter
- Great Granddaughter
death by: Father, Elijah Hilton - Mother, Ethel Walker Hilton.
Clarence Hilton, Delbert Hilton, Lloyd Hilton, James Hilton, Elijah Hilton, Jr.
Services will be at: Romulus Church of God, Fri.
Dec 03, 2004
Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery, Flat Rock, MI.
Funeral Home, 35400 Glenwood Road, Westland, Wayne Co. Michigan 48186
September 4, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
Drethea "Rose" Hubble
February 12, 1938 September 03, 2008
"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.
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.
April 29, 2007 Daily Comet , Thibodaux, Louisana
Sarah Mae James
13, 1924 April 27, 2007
Mae James Huffaker, 82, a native of Stanford, Ky. and resident of Houma,
died at 10:30 p.m., Friday, April, 27, 2007.
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
home chapel with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
is survived by one son, Rodney Huffaker and wife, Teresa, of Houma; one
brother, Howard James; one sister, Betty Darcy of Pasadena, Texas; two
Angela Smith and husband, Kelly, and Scott Huffaker and two great-grandchildren,
Victoria and Logan Smith.
was preceded in death by her husband, Veenoy B. Huffaker; parents Jesse
L. James and Ludema Gilliam James; six brothers, Clark James, Ira James,
James, Jesse James Jr., David James and Raymond James and one sister, Emma
was a homemaker and parishioner of the Mulberry Baptist Church. Chauvin
Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
of Henry H. James and Sarah McKinney Adams]
September 3, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
March 19, 1935 September 02, 2008
- 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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
will be Robert, Brandon, Joann and Harold Ledford Jr., Michael Pedigo and Elbert
pallbearers are Brack Ledford, and Tim, Jeff and Tommy Firth.
August 10, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
July 20, 1930 August 08, 2008
- 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.
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.
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
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.
after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
include David Leford, Brian McMullen, Jeremy Harris, Derek White, David Perkins,
Butch Ledford and Ricky Dear.
Friday, July 18, 2008
April 28, 1918 July 18, 2008
- Raymond Manuel, 90, of Crab Orchard died Friday at Rockcastle Health and
Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead.
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.
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
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.
August 17, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
Geneva Dillon Oakley
May 10, 1936 August 15, 2008
- Geneva Dillion McFarland, 72, of William Whitley Road, Stanford, passed away
She was the
wife of Robert McFarland.
born in London on May 10, 1936, to the late Bert and Louverna Oakley.
include four sons; a daughter; two sisters; eight brothers; and many other
services will be 1 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crab
after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
August 24, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
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
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.
preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Rhone Misenheimer, and siblings Robert
Lasure, Elvin Lasure and Louvenia Douglas.
service officiated by Rev. Max Hester will be 10 a.m. Monday at Buffalo
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
September 2, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
2008 August 31, 2008
- 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.
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.
preceded in death by her maternal great-grandfather, Jerry Day.
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,
Jan 24, 1966 September 08, 2008
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.
include her daughter, Amber Fonta Newcomb of Stanford; and a brother, Clarke
Newcomb of Ellenwood, Ga.
be 1 p.m. Friday at Grace Fellowship Church by Vola Brown. Burial will be in
Danville Memorial Gardens.
will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Grace Fellowship Church.
Home is in charge of arrangements.
August 31, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
June 28, 1952 August 30, 2008
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.
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.
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
December 27, 1922 July 15, 2008
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.
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.
preceded in death by a sister, Helen Padgett; four brothers, Walter, Russell,
Lloyd Jr. and Howard Padgett; and a son-in-law, Robert Reynolds.
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.
August 25, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
October 19, 1935 August 23, 2008
M.K. Parker Jr., 72, of Stanford died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional
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.
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.
be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Baptist Church by Bro. Mark Tate. Burial will be
in Fairview Church Cemetery.
will be Shane Turner, Bill Brock, Chris Berry, Daniel Anderson, David Fair and
will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at
are by Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford.
September 5, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
July 04, 1936 September 04, 2008
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
survived by one son, Rickey Pemberton; one brother, Ronald Pemberton; and two
sisters, Brenda Dwight and Veda Houchin.
preceded in death by his wife, Evon Ragan Pemberton; and a son, Bobby Pemberton
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.
August 03, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
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
April 27, 1923 September 06, 2008
STANFORD - R.
Hayden Phillippe, 85, of Stanford died Saturday at his home.
27, 1923, he was the son of the late William Franklin and Clattie Alice Owens
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.
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.
preceded in death by four brothers, Hobert, Ted, J.T. and Joe Phillippe, and two
sisters, Lucille and Pearl Phillippe.
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.
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
Tuesday July 29, 2008
August 09, 1923 July 27, 2008
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.
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.
be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Dr. Harold Harness. Burial will be
in Bellevue Cemetery in Danville.
will be Robert Rankin, James Alan Rankin, James Singleton, Dwight Singleton,
Kevin McGuffey and Jimmy Gadberry.
August 18, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
- 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.
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.
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.
preceded in death by an infant daughter, Rhonda; and three sisters, Emma Lou and
Louvica Roundtree, and Thelma Bryant
will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel. Burial
will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at McKnight Funeral Home.
August 31, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
Wanda E. Brown Pendygraft
August 18, 1933 August 29, 2008
Brown Pendygraft Russell, 75, of Lexington Avenue died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
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.
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.
preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Gay Pendygraft, and a grandson, Derek
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.
will be John Brackett, Alfred Lee Cook, James Westerfield, Scott Branaman, Mike
Tyler and Danny Wilson.
August 7, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
- 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
survivors include a sister, Jessica Sue Saylor of Crab Orchard; his
great-grandmother, Blanche Saylor of Crab Orchard; and several cousins and
be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Danny Grider. Burial will be in
Hopkins Cemetery at Fall Lick.
Wednesday, September 10,
Mildred M. Hunt
August 30, 1914 September 09, 2008
Mildred M. Sebastian, 94, of Highland died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional
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
include a special niece, Sandy Mullins of Highland; special nephew, Steve
Mullins of Highland; several additional nieces and nephews; and a loving church
be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Moriah Christian Church by the Rev. Rob Cox. Burial
will be in the church cemetery.
will be deacons and elders at Mount Moriah Christian Church.
Thursday July 31, 2008,
May 22, 1913 July 30, 2008
- 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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
will be James Wallace Gover, Grant Gover, Martin Bastin, Eric Wooldridge, Nelson
Shelton, Marshall Brown Scott II and John Hopkins Scott.
pallbearers will be Henry Blankenship, Ernest Camell, Sam and Danny Ford, Eddie
Allen, Cabell Francis Jr., Edward Martin Teater and Earl Teater Jr.
will be 5-9 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home.
24, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
04, 1916 August 22, 2008
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.
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.
be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.
July 27, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
March 11, 1917 July 24, 2008
- 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.
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.
preceded in death by her children, Anne Rucker, Charles Ray and Gill Snodgrass;
a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Robinson; and stepson, Robert Snodgrass Jr.
will be 6-8 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.
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
September 4, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
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.
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.
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.
September 05, 2008 Interior Journal
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
Active pallbearers will be Shirl Brown,
Dale and Darrell Dowell, Damon Denney, and Thomas, B.J., and Tommy
Wednesday July 23, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
Ruby G. Blankenship
April 22, 1921- July 21, 2008
- 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.
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.
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.
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
be 11 a.m. Friday at Friendship Baptist Church by Bro. Cecil Roundtree. Burial
will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.
will be Brian Shearer, Jeff Barker, Vernon Hensley, Alex Martin, and Dexter and
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, 81, wife of J.D. Westerfield, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, in
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.
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.
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.
pallbearers are members of the Lydia Sunday School Class at Calvary Baptist
service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 3250 Versailles
Road, Frankfort, Ky.