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Lincoln County, KY Obituaries File #61

 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.    

ALESHIRE, Minnie Martin  BELL, Annette Hatter BLANTON, Barbara Hiatt 
BRAMMER, Sally Diamond  BROCK, Danny 

BURDETTE, Ramona Pemberton 

COFFMAN, Phillip David  DAY, Juanita Hendrix  DEATHERAGE, Foster 
DENNEY, Charles  DOZIER, Dr. George S. Jr.

EDRINGTON, Elizabeth Hall 

FADDIS, Randy Lee  FAULKNER, Margaret Beck  GARNER, Peter Todd 
GILBERT, James  GODBEY, Russell W. Sr. 

GOODPASTER, Celesia 

HASTY, Otis M., Jr.  HAZELBAKER, Effie Crawford  HENRY, Robert Thomas 
HOLDAM, Viola  JOHNSON, Ila V. Rice 

LAWSON, Mary Belle

LEE, Vera Folger  LUSTER, Teddie Douglas  LYNN, Curtis Lee, Jr. 
MANUEL, Keven Wayne  McKINNEY, Edward Harold 

MILBERN, Rexie Baugh

MORAN, Susan G. Rothwell  NAYLOR, Mattie Martin  OTTO, Frank 
PARKER, Lillie Saylor  PATTON, Gertrude L. Wilkinson

PETERSON, Julia Ann 

PHILLIPS, Gracie Griffin  RELEFORD, Junior  RICHIE, Russell, Jr. 
RUSSELL, Betty Phyllis RUTHERFORD, Jerry, Jr.

SMITH, Donald H., Sr. 

SMITH, Earl Kilby STRINGER, Clinton R. TERRELL, Lillie C. Morgeson 
TUCKER, Raymond C.  WILCHER, Gene “Joe”   

YOUNG, Della Pearl Reed

 

Monday, December 15, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

ALESHIRE, Minnie Martin
March 17, 1934 – December 14, 2008

PERRYVILLE - Minnie Frances Martin Aleshire, 74, of Danville died Sunday in Harrodsburg. She was the widow of Ben Aleshire.

Born March 17, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Thurman and Mattie Browning Martin. She was retired from the restaurant business, having worked for the former Foster's Restaurant in Perryville and Bottom's family restaurant in Danville. She had attended Perryville Church of God and visited Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Frances loved working with crafts, making many of the gifts she shared with her family and friends. Cooking was a major part of Frances's life, she was especially known for her delicious desserts. Her family fondly remembers her big heart.

Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie (Raymond) Lowry of Danville and Sandi Skinger of New York; seven grandchildren, Robbie Lowry, Debbie (Scott) Boyd and Brandi, Amanda, Laura, Samantha and Austin Skinger; three great-grandchildren, Isabelle and Cloe Lowry and Nicole Boyd; and her best friend, Bea Bottoms.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert Shokley, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Monday, December 01, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BELL, Annette Hatter
August 28, 1966 – November 29, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Annette Bell, 42, of Phillippe Road died Saturday.

Born Aug. 28, 1966, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Dallas and Jean Durham Hatter, both of Waynesburg. She was an LPN for 13 years at Fort Logan Hospital and a member of Parlor Grove Baptist Church.

Other survivors include a brother, Danny Hatter, a niece, Kelly Hatter, and a nephew, Clinton Hatter, all of Danville.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dunham Cemetery.

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

 

Tuesday,  November 11, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BLANTON, Barbara Hiatt
March 26, 1945 – November 10, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Barbara Gene Blanton, 63, of Crab Orchard died Monday, Nov. 10, at her home.

Born March 26, 1945, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Marie Pearl Hacker Hiatt. She was the wife of Russell Neal Blanton, who she married on Dec. 10, 1963. She was a member of Crab Orchard Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Russell Neal Blanton of Crab Orchard; seven daughters, Paula Sue (Charlie) Chandler, Regina Blanton, Twila Dawn Blanton, Bobbie Lynn Blanton, Lisa Marie (Gary) Noland, Shanda Ann (Michael) Hawkins and Rachel Lynn Blanton; four sons, Jimmy Neal (Linda) Blanton, Gary Blanton, Russell Neal (Amy) Blanton Jr. and Christopher Paul Blanton; three brothers, Bobby Gilbert, George Hiatt and David Hiatt Jr.; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Donald King and Bro. Lonnie Goodin. Burial will be in Wilmot Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jimmie, Gary, Russell and Christopher Blanton.

 

Friday December 19, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BRAMMER, Sally Diamond
December 22, 1936 – December 17, 2008

MORELAND - Sally Diamond Brammer, 72, of Moreland died Wednesday.

Born Dec. 22, 1936, in Ironton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Blanche Perdue Diamond. She worked for BellSouth as a telephone operator and was a homemaker. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed reading. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Brammer.

Survivors include a son, Larry Brammer of Danville; a daughter, Venita (Ronnie) Warner of Hustonville; and two grandchildren, Kassi and Wes-Lee Cooper.

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

 

Monday November 24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

BROCK, Danny

July 09, 1949 – November 23, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Danny Brock, 59, of Crab Orchard died Sunday at his home.

Born July 9, 1949, in Lincoln County, Ky., he was the son of the late Ernest E. Sr. and Grecian Saylor Brock. He was the husband of Janie Griffin Brock, whom he married Sept. 24, 1971.

Other survivors include sons, Bill and Anthony Brock; sisters, Geraldine Peele, Phyllis Jean (Dave) Nickell and Sheila (Harry) Helton; aunts, Pearl Crank and Viola Noakes; and uncles, Eli and Bill Saylor and C.W. Brock.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bros. Thaddeus Eubank and Don Garland. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Curtis, Jerry and Jason Hooker, Carl Smith, John French, Harrison Simpson, Shane Turner and Bobby Taylor.

 

Thursday,  December 04, 2008 – Interior Journal

BURDETTE, Ramona G. Pemberton 
August 16, 1959 – November 30, 2008

Ramona Gail Pemberton Burdette, 49, of Lancaster, died Sunday, Nov. 30 in Danville.

A native of Danville, she was born Aug. 16, 1959 to Marilyn (Howard) Ballard of Lancaster and Kenneth (Lucy) Pemberton of Junction City. She was a certified nurses aid and a member of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff Pemberton and Jacob Burchett; three brothers, Randy and Dwight Pemberton and Phillip Myron; three sisters, Teresa Kay Stinnett, Christy Gail Asher, and Renae Pemberton.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today (Dec. 4) at Spurlin Funeral Home with Marvin King officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Monday, December 15, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

COFFMAN, Phillip David
March 19, 1952 – December 13, 2008

MORELAND - Phillip David Coffman, 56, of Moreland died Saturday.

Born March 19, 1952, in Danville, he was the son of the late James and Ruby Crowe Curtis. He worked as a supervisor at K.B. Toys and was a member of Green River Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice Coffman; two sons, Phillip (Lisa) Coffman of Danville and Jody (Nikki) Smithers of Liberty; a daughter, Melissa (Chris) Brown of Liberty; four sisters, Pam (Dennis) Ledford of Danville, Vivan McGirr and Mary Eva Denson, both of Moreland, and Vicky Worthington of Danville; eight grandchildren, Blake, Brooke and Braydon Coffman, Mya Brown, Dakota, McKenzie and Briley Smithers, and an unborn grandchild.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Green River Pentecostal Church by Bros. Rick Naylor and Dan Johnson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Randy Parton, Charles Rush, Randy McGirr, Jimmy Adams, Johnny Walls, Grant Miller, Brandon Denson, David Robinson and Calvin Brown.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

 

 

Thursday, November 6, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DAY, Juanita Hendrix
September 13,1927 – November 4, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Juanita Hendrix Day, 81, of Stanford died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

She was the wife of the late Willie Day, who preceded her in death on Aug. 12, 2006.

Born Sept. 13, 1927, in Leslie County, she was the daughter of the late Dan F. and Joanna Caudill Hendrix. She was a former store clerk for Johns Store and a member of Dix River Church of Christ.

Survivors include sons, Harold (Norma Jean) Gross of Stanford, Michael (Jane) Day of Tazwell, Tenn., Stanley M. (Anna) Day of Stanford and Timothy Allen (Lynne) Day of Lancaster; a daughter, Doris Jean (Russell) Brummett of Stanford; three brothers, George, Bill and Larry Hendrix, all of Harrodsburg; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Dorothy Hendrix; two brothers, Dan Hendrix Jr. and Lawrence Kelly "L.K." Hendrix; and one grandson, Gavin Tinnel; and a great-grandson, Isaac Dennis Penix.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Virgil Horseman and Bro. Louie Hammonds. Burial will be in Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, John, Timmy and Joey Day, Wayne Gross, and Chad and Robbie Tinnel. Honorary pallbearers are Chris and B.J. Tinnel, Andrew Day and Rusty Brummett.

 

Sunday,  December 21, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DEATHERAGE, Foster
June 12, 1923 – December 19, 2008

STANFORD - Foster "Doc" Deatherage, 85, died Friday in Lexington.

Born June 12, 1923, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Clarence Milton and Leala Mae Adams Deatherage. Doc was a medic in World War II and a water line manager in Dayton, Ohio.

Survivors include three brothers, James, Clarence and Hayes, all of Stanford; two sisters, Louise Kidd of Stanford and Patty Cromer of Brodhead; and other relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Eugene and Lester, and an infant sister, Elma Mae.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home with Bro. Harold Harness. Burial will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military honors.

 

Thursday, December 18, 2008 – Interior Journal

DENNEY, Charles

November 29, 1938 – December 09, 2008

Charles Denney, 70, of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday, December 9, at the Golden Living Center in Stanford.

A native of Stanford, he was born Nov. 29, 1938, to the late Carl and Zola Marie Todd. He worked for Square D and Mid State Steel as a welder and was a member of the New Hope First Church of God.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Carlos Denney; half brother, James Wren; half sister, Mildred Jones; step mother, Lena Denney; and step father, Lovell Wren.

Survivors include a son, Mark (Connie) Denney, Keith (Melanie) Denney and Dawayne (Kelly) Denney, all of Brodhead; daughters, Alma Denney, Mary (Larry) Norton, Sandra (Tim) Tyler and Tammy Martin (companion, Gary Blanton) all of Brodhead, and Roxanna (Billy) DeBorde of Somerset; brothers, Robert Denney of Brodhead, Carl Denney, Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Danny Denney of Stanford; sisters, Fran Napier of Danville, Pauline Denney and Juanita Harrison, both of Lancaster, and Loretta Gilliam of Tazwell, Tenn.; half brother, Ray Wren of Crab Orchard; 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Dec. 12 at McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Bros. Randall Adams and Charles Howard officiating. Burial was in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Willie Martin, Mike Price, Tim Tyler, Ben Thrush, Donald Lee Asbury and Mike Denney.

 

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DOZIER, Dr. George S., Jr.

April 01, 1920 – December 24, 2008

STANFORD - World War II Naval aviator and medical physician George S. Dozier Jr. died today, Dec. 24, 2008, at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center.

The Stanford native was one of the first physicians to practice on Lexington's southside. He later created the region's first in-house Hospice Care Unit while at the Veteran's Hospital for many years. He was an avid astronomer and traveled the world to experience celestial events.

He was a member of the Civil War Roundtable, Sons of the American Revolution, American College of Physicians, Fayette County Medical Society, Navy Memorial, Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Bluegrass Astronomical Society and other groups.

Survivors include his wife, Suzanne; sons James and Steve; and five granddaughters, Lisa, Jamie, Katie, Michelle and Lee.

Modest graveside services will be held noon Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, Ky.

Contributions may be made to the Lincoln County Educational Fund, Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Aviation Museum of Kentucky.

Fox Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

 

Thursday, December 04, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

EDRINGTON, Elizabeth Hall
April 25, 1904 – December 02, 2008

MORELAND - Elizabeth Hall Edrington, 104, a longtime resident of Hustonville, recently residing in Brentwood, Tenn., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008.

Born April 25, 1904, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Sarah Ann Childress Hall and loving wife of the late W.A. Edrington.

She taught in a one-room school house in Kentucky, farmed with her late husband in Casey County and was a lifetime member of the Hustonville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband and 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with Bro. Jonathan Grizzell with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

 

Thursday, November 20, 2008 – Interior Journal

FADDIS, Randy Lee

July 14, 1966 – November 15, 2008

Randy Lee Faddis, 42, of Waynesburg died Saturday, Nov. 15 in Lincoln County.

A native of Richmond, Ind., he was born July 14, 1966 to Bernice Gordon (Willie) Morefield of Waynesburg and the late Charles E. Faddis. He was disabled and a member of First Southern Missionary Baptist Church in Indiana.

Other survivors include a daughter, Brandy Leean Faddis of Waynesburg; a brother, Charles (Dawn) Faddis, Jr. of Corbin; and a sister, Karen (Danny) Farr of Eubank.

Funeral services were Nov. 19 at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg with Rev. David Gambrel officiating. Burial was in Gooch Cemetery.

 

Sunday, November 23, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

FAULKNER, Margaret Beck
October 27, 1912 – November 21, 2008

STANFORD - Margaret B. Faulkner, 96, of Stanford died Friday at Golden Living Center.

Born Oct. 27, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Preston and Hattie Fowler Beck. She was a homemaker and a member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Gene (Selena) Faulkner of Atlanta, and David (Rita) Faulkner and Roy (Cathy) Faulkner, both of Stanford; three daughters, Wanda (Jack) Withrow, Becky (Johnny) Cooper and Ruth (Jim) Faulkner, all of Stanford; a special niece, Betty Dudderar Sims; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Margaret was preceded in death by two husbands, Wilson Coyler and Vernon Faulkner.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at New Beginnings Methodist Church. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the church with Rev. Jeremy James. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Margaret's grandchildren, Andy Withrow, Todd Faulkner, Roger Cooper, Robby Palmer, Kendra Palmer, Danny Withrow and Tim Faulkner. Honorary bearers are her other grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, December 04, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

GARNER, Peter Todd
August 31, 1961 – December 01, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Peter Todd Garner, 47, of Stanford died Monday.

Born Aug. 31, 1961, in Marion, Ind., he was a son of the late Ralph L. and Gracie Lawson Garner.

Survivors include a sister, Drenda Sue Moerbe of Stanford; two nephews, Benjimen Farrer of Stanford and Chadrick Farrer of Brenham, Texas; a niece, Ashley Moerbe of Versailles; aunts, Peggy Hooper of Crab Orchard, Judith Kay Brown of South Carolina and Barbara Reynolds of Danville; an uncle, Johnny Garner of Crab Orchard; and several cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

GILBERT, James

October 08, 1947 – October 04, 2008

James "Jim" Gilbert, a longtime resident of Kearney, Neb., and widower of Elizabeth "Libby" Martin Gilbert, died peacefully at home on Oct. 4, 2008.

Survivors include his mother-in-law, Mae Dyehouse Martin of Crab Orchard; a sister-in-law, Pat Martin Godby of Harrodsburg; and brothers-in-law, Randy Martin of Berea and Don Martin of Lancaster.

A private memorial service was held Sunday at Crab Orchard Cemetery.

McKnight Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

Journal Star, Lincoln, Nebraska

James "Jim" N. Gilbert 60, longtime Kearney resident, died peacefully at home on Saturday (10/4/08) after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born October 8, 1947 in Coatesville, Pa. to Byron and Doris (Cohen) Gilbert. He grew up in Coatesville. On June 26, 1971 he married Elizabeth "Libby" Martin. He was a professor and former Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK). He received his B.S. degree in Criminology from California State University at Long Beach, Calif., his M.S. degree in Criminal Justice Education from Eastern Kentucky University and his Ph.D. in Adult Education concentrating in Criminal Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi. Author of the college textbook, Criminal Investigation, Jim was also a 1996 winner of a Pratt-Heins grant awarded by UNK for outstanding scholarship and research. This award is the most prestigious award a faculty member can receive from UNK.

Jim's teaching career spanned 36 years, of which the last 20 years were at UNK. Prior to that, Jim taught Criminal Justice for four years at Radford University, Radford, Va., four years at Chadron State College, Chadron, Neb., and eight years at Parkland College, Champaign, Ill. Before joining the academic world, Jim was in law enforcement, which included positions as a security officer for Wackenhut Security Corporation in Los Angeles, police cadet for the Santa Monica Police Department in Calif., police officer and investigator for the Berkeley Police Department in Calif. and as a Special Agent Investigator for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in Jacksonville, Fla.

Jim's hobbies and passions included an encyclopedic knowledge of the American Civil War, writing numerous fiction and non-fiction articles and short stories, maintaining his skill as an accomplished artist of sketches and portraits, and continuing to pursue his love for attending and discussing movies and theater.

Jim is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Nathanael Hunter, Kearney; grandson, Patrick Hunter, Kearney; sister, Susan Gilbert, Las Vegas, Nev.; and brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Irene Gilbert, Foster City, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Bennett; and his wife of 32 years, Elizabeth "Libby" in 2003.

A memorial service will be held Saturday (10/11/08) at 11 a.m. at the Kearney First United Methodist Church, followed by a reception at the church. Rev. Rebecca Hjelle will officiate. Private interment in the Kearney Cemetery will be prior to services. There will be no visitation. Jim's wishes were that in lieu of flowers, donation be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences or personal reflections can be submitted at osafh.com. O'Brien - Straatmann Funeral Home of Kearney is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday,  November 25, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

GODBEY, Russell W., Sr.
September 19, 1923 – November 24, 2008

STANFORD - Russell W. Godbey Sr., 85, of Crab Orchard died Monday at his home.

Born Sept. 19, 1923, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Elbert and Dolly Atkins Godbey. He was a carpenter and employed by Lincoln Lumber Co. for 32 years. Russell was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church and Dix River Coon Club.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Ledford Godbey; a son, Russell W. Godbey Jr. (Janetta) of Lancaster; three daughters, Pauline Watts (David) and Velma Cordier (Harold), both of Stanford, and Carloyn Reed (Larry) of Crab Orchard; a brother, Hoover Godbey of Stanford; three sisters, Silverene Adams of Crab Orchard, Flonnie Phillips of Lancaster and Marcella Floyd of Ladson, S.C.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Mack Godbey; and two sisters, Alene Hale and Sarah Godbey.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home officiated by the Rev. Kaywood Morris. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Chester Wayne Adams, and Danny, Harold, Charles, Jeff, Herb and Richard Godbey.

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

 

November, 2008  - W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home Notice

GOODPASTER, Celesia

October 16, 1956 – November 30, 2008

Moreland - Celesia “Lisa” Goodpaster, 52 of Butchertown died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008.

 Born Oct. 16, 1956, she was the daughter of Ed Sargent and the late Roberta Simpson Maddox. Survivors include her step-father, Chester Maddox; and 3 brothers: Larry Simpson of Lincoln County and Ronald and Doug Sargent, both of Clearwater, Florida. Services will be at 1 PM, Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Tony Stephens with burial in Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9:30 AM, Sat. morning.

 

Friday , November 19, 2008 – Interior Journal

HASTY, Otis M., Jr.

January 26, 1949 – d. December 17, 2008

Otis M. Hasty, Jr. 59, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Wednesday, Dec. 17, at his home.

A native of Stanford, he was born Jan. 26, 1949, to the late Otis and Nora Hasty. He was a 1967 graduate of Tech High School, attended Purdue University, was a journeyman for 25 years, employed as a sheet metal worker for Master Air and Apex Industries and was a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local #20.

Survivors include his wife, Vickie Hasty; daughters, Heather (Charles) Curts and Regina Smithers; and grandsons, Joshua Phares and Hunter Curts.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg.

Graveside services will be at noon Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg with Rev. Vola Brown officiating.

 

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

HAZELBAKER, Effie Crawford
1923-2008

Effie Crawford Bailey Hazelbaker, 85, widow of James William Hazelbaker, died Sunday at her home.

Born April 12, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late George F. and Susie Maupin Crawford. She was a retired nurse from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Hospital and a member of Indian Hills Christian Church, where she was active in the THEOS group and a member of Eastern Star.

Survivors include a son, Jim (Ethel) Bailey of Garrard County; a daughter, Jean Bailey Turner of Lancaster; two stepchildren, Bruce Hazelbaker of Cedarville, Ohio, and Cindy (Bob) O’Malley of Davis, Calif.; a brother, Delbert (Lucille) Crawford of Stanford; a sister, Dorothy (Donald) Skaggs of Fairborn, Ohio; four grandchildren, Shane (Sarah) Turner, Heath Turner, Loretta (Adam) Montgomery and Royce Bailey; five great-grandchildren, August and Salena Montgomery and Clay, Joshua and Brooke Turner; and three stepgrandchildren, Kim, Katie and Kara O’Malley.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Indian Hills Christian Church with Odis Clark and Lance Ladd. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Loretta Montgomery, Royce Bailey, Shane Turner, Heath Turner, Adam Montgomery, Jim Crouch and Gary Lane. Honorary pallbearers are members of THEOS group at Indian Hills Christian Church and nieces and nephews.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today at the church. The family requests memorial donations to the Indian Hills Christian Church Building Fund.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, December 04, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

HENRY, Robert Thomas
February 23, 1935 – December 02, 2008

LANCASTER - Robert Thomas Henry, 73, of Lancaster died Tuesday.

Born Feb. 23, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Robert and Mary Bell Yocum Henry.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Etta; three sons, Robert Nelson Henry, David Thacker and Joseph Thacker; three daughters, Rhonda Gail Huffman, Regina Adams and Vivian Pierontoni; three brothers, Michael, Floyd and Joe; three sisters, Hadgie, Judy and Louise; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel with the Rev. Daryl Hodge, with burial in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

Monday, December 01, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

HOLDAM, Viola
March 08, 1922- November 29, 2008

STANFORD - Viola Holdam, 86, of Lancaster died Saturday.

Survivors include her children, Ronald Raider, Louise Kirby, Donald Raider, Wayne Bullock, Vivian Gail Griffin and Jimmy Griffin; a stepdaughter, Dessie Robinson; a brother, Lesley Sexton; 25 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Holdam; and sons, Edward Bullock, Freddie Raider, Charles Griffin, Willie Bullock and Ellis Zane. Burial will take place at Robbins Cemetery

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home.

 

Monday, December 15, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

JOHNSON, Ila V. Rice
May 19, 1929 – December 13, 2008

STANFORD - Ila Victoria Johnson, 79, of Powell Street died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Golden Living Center.

Born Sunday, May 19, 1929, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Victor Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Buchanan Rice. She was a homemaker and loved cooking, crocheting, working with her flowers and dearly loved doing housework. She will always be remembered as being a very intelligent woman and was the Valedictorian of her high school class. Ila was Church of Christ by faith.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Coleman (Garland) of Stanford and Brenda Swift (Norman) of Greenwood, Ind.; a son, Stephen Lloyd Johnson (Melissa) of Lincoln County; a brother, Bill Rice of Stanford; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

An Appreciation of Life service is 2:30 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by Bro. Virgil Horseman, with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Norman Swift and Norman Swift Jr., Garland Coleman, Boyd "Junior" Coleman, Pat and Jack Rice and Gary Brummett.

 

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

LAWSON, Mary Belle
May 17, 1943 – November 03, 2008

MORELAND - Mary Belle Lawson, 65, of Moreland died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2008.

Born May 17, 1943, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late William Barkley and Myrtle Smith Leathers. She was a homemaker and a member of Moreland First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, David Lawson, a son, David (Gwen) Lawson Jr., and a daughter, Gina (Don) Meade, all of Moreland; four grandchildren, David (Rebecca) Meade, Mary (Rob) Sarver, Kassie (Kris) Branham and Chad Lawson; a great-grandson, Caleb Meade; and mother-in-law, Faye Lawson.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Moreland First Baptist Church by the Rev. Clay Hughes. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Meade, Chad Lawson, Rob Sarver, Don Meade, Kris Branham and Clyde Satterly.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, November 16, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

LEE, Vera Folger 
March 12, 1954 – November 13, 2008

STANFORD - Vera Ann Folger Lee, 54, of Waynesburg died Thursday.

Born March 12, 1954, in Douglas, Ariz., she was the daughter of the late Richard E. Folger and Vera Thompson Folger Wakefield.

Vera worked as a nurse at Charleston Health Care Center, where she was passionate about caring for the elderly. She attended SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John N. Folger.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Lee of Waynesburg; two daughters, Vanessa Sowders of Stanford and Davonna (J.D.) Bowling of Richmond; a son, Joey Lee of Waynesburg; two sisters, Debbie McLeskey of Owingsville and Dottie Brady of Victoria, B.C., Canada; a brother, Charles K. Folger of McKenzie, B.C.; four grandchildren, Brooke, Courtney, Jaylan and Jason; two nieces; two nephews; a great-niece; and two great-nephews.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will follow in the St. Sylvester Catholic Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bob and Bobby McLeskey, Curt Folger, Jim Doss, Zachary Hampton and Brandon Holtzclaw.

 

Thursday, December 04, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

LUSTER, Teddie Douglas
June 16, 1944 –December 04, 2008

INDIANAPOLIS - Teddie Douglas Luster, 64, died Wednesday at his Indianapolis residence.

Born June 16, 1944, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Coleman D. and Mary Florin (Smith) Luster.

Survivors include Beth E. Ellinger, whom he married Nov. 16, 1968; two sons, Jeff C. (Kelly) and Kevin D. Luster; a daughter, Michelle L. (Greg) Massengale; a brother, Frank Luster; four sisters, Martha Brown, Juanita I. Marr, Phyllis Frederick and Sharon B. Jones; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, George M. and C.D. Luster; and a sister, Faustine A. Montgomery.

Teddie worked for 32 years at General Motors as a pressman-rack repair before retiring in 2005. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local No. 23.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Stirling-Gerber Chapel, 5950 E. Thompson Road. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Calvary Cemetery.

 

Sunday,  December 7, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

LYNN, Curtis Lee, Jr.
September 12, 1940 – December 04, 2008

STANFORD - Curtis Lee Lynn Jr., 68, of Stanford died Thursday at his home.

Born Sept. 12, 1940, in Carroll County to the late Curtis Lee Lynn Sr. and Anna Irene Royston Lynn, he was employed at Corning Glass and Phillips Lighting for 37 years.

Curtis was a member of Grace Fellowship Church and president of Local Union 1009 for 20 years. He established the little league program at the Hustonville school, coached little league baseball and basketball from 1968-1992, and enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Sears Lynn; four sons, Danny (Tammy) Murphy of Stanford, Kevin Lynn of Nashville, Tenn., Jeff (Bobbie) Lynn of Versailles and Curtis (Megan) Lynn III of Stanford; two daughters, Tammie (Becky) Lynn of Nashville and Pam (Barry) Allen of Stanford; 10 grandchildren, Jason Murphy, Kim Lynn, Shelby Lynn, Matt Cooper, Cera Eldridge, Anthony Lynn, Matt Eldridge, Trinity Lynn, Madeline Lynn and Emerson Lynn; and two nieces, Carroll Ann (Billy) Sanders and Brenda Lee (Donnie) Bullington.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Zach Lynn, and a sister, Mary Ann Jones.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vola Brown and the Rev. Kaywood Morris. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active casketbearers will be Curtis Lee Lynn III, Jeff Lynn, Tammie Lynn, Kevin Lynn, William Sanders, Matt Cooper, Ricky Lee Sparrow and Marshall Carrier.

Honorary bearers are Gordon King, Roy Newcomb, Charlie Brown, Brad Petrey, Mark Upchurch, Carl Crank, Chris Lay and Pete Caton.

 

Monday, December 22, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MANUEL, Kevin Wayne
October 01, 1986 – December 20, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Kevin Wayne Manuel, 22, died Saturday.

Born Oct. 1, 1986, in Stanford, he was the son of Jimmy and Susie Shelton Manuel of Waynesburg. He was a truck driver for East Anderson Hardwood, a 2004 graduate of Lincoln County High School and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Other survivors include his wife, Tiffany Dawn Turpin, who is expecting their baby boy; two brothers, Chris Shelton and Derek Manual; and grandmothers, Flossie Manuel and Lillian Shelton.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pleasant View Baptist Church. Arrangements by Barnett-Demrow Funeral Home. Interment at Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Monday, December 22, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

McKINNEY, Edward Harold
February 02, 1927 – December 20, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Edward Harold McKinney, 81, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence.

Born Wednesday, Feb., 2, 1927, in Eubank, Ky., Harold was the son of the late Benjamin and Dora Cress McKinney. He was a hard worker, retired from General Motors and as a bus driver for LexTran. He also was a farmer, loving father and devoted husband. He was a trustee, song leader, finance committee member and Sunday School teacher at New Life Church of God in Waynesburg.

Harold wed Pauline Parsons on Sunday, Oct. 9, 1949, and they enjoyed 59 years of marriage together.

Harold leaves behind his wife; two sons, Jim Spears and his wife Peggy of Noblesville, Ind., and John McKinney and his wife Glenda of Owensville, Ind.; two daughters, Marchetta Goff of Somerset and Tonya Murphy and her husband Jeff of Waynesburg; two sisters, Bobbie Jean Combs and Eutheda Dietrick, both of Eubank; seven grandchildren, Amanda Camp, Reyna Schaefer, Benjamin McKinney, Tyler Murphy, Jarrett Murphy, Matthew Goff and Adam Goff; and three great-grandchildren, Jared Camp, Justin Camp and Shelby Schaefer.

Harold was preceded in death by two brothers, Edison and Royal McKinney.

An Appreciation of Life Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at New Life Church of God in Waynesburg with Bros. Jack Carter and William Pelfrey officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is from 5 until 9 p.m. today at New Life Church of God in Waynesburg.

Pallbearers will be Benjamin McKinney, Tyler Murphy, Matthew Goff, Jarrett Murphy, Adam Goff and Lee Camp.

The family wants to give special thanks to their Dad's caregiver, Teresa Mullins, and to the Heritage Hospice Care Group.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MILBERN, Rexie Baugh
1915-2008

STANFORD — Rexie Baugh Milbern, 93, of Lexington died Sunday at her home.

Born Aug. 7, 1915, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Ransom and Edna Denham Reed Baugh. She was a homemaker and a member of McKinney Christian Church, where she taught Sunday School for more than 50 years and was an active member of the Lida Circle. She was a member of McKinney class of 1934 and a former 4-H instructor. She was a member of McKinney Eastern Star and an honorary board member of McKinney Rescue Squad. She also was a member of McKinney Homemakers Club for more than 50 years.

Survivors included her three children, Doris Tinsley (Denver) of Fairfield, Ohio, Daniel Milbern (Norma) and Dotty Norris (Vernon), both of Lexington; four grandchildren, Jacqueline Browning (David), Joel Milbern (Frazeann), V.T. Norris III (Dee) and Joda Norris (Annhall); and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joda Milbern; and 11 brothers and sisters.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Jeff Oliver and Charles Wooley. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Joel Milbern, V.T. Norris III, Joda Norris, David Browning, Bud Browning and Christopher Browning.

 

Friday,  December 19, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

MORAN, Susan G. Rothwell

ch 27, 1960 – December 18, 2008

MORELAND - Susan Gayle Rothwell Moran, 48, of Moreland died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born March 27, 1960, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Louise Rothwell.

Survivors include her husband, Darrell Moran of Moreland; a son, Gary Wayne (Amber) Rothwell of Moreland; a stepdaughter, Latasha Moran of Stanford; two brothers, Kenneth Wayne (Alma) Rothwell and Gary Eugene (Jean) Rothwell, both of Moreland; a half-sister, Robin Rothwell (Mike) Allison of Hustonville; and two grandchildren, Jayde and Dakota Rothwell.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Stacy Wilson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Gary Rothwell, Kenneth Rothwell, Gary Wayne Rothwell, Jack Broom, and Cecil and Bobby Burger.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Muhammad Shahzad and the nursing staff at Haggin Hospital.

 

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

NAYLOR, Mattie Martin
January 01, 1919 – November 30 , 2008

STANFORD - Mattie Elizabeth Naylor, 89, of Stanford died Sunday at Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Home.

Born Jan. 1, 1919, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Eddie Terry Martin. She was the widow of Isaac Naylor, a homemaker and a member of Blue Lick Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Walter Terry Naylor (Chris) of Lebanon.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Stephens. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dan Grigson, Fred Reichenbach, Art Hibbard, Clyde Coleman, Robert Coleman and Gary Lanham.

 

Friday, November 21, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

OTTO, Frank

September 08, 1945 – November 20, 2008

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Lt. Frank Otto (Ret.), 63, of Lawrenceville passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at Lawrenceville Church of God with the Revs. Lewis Stover and Kevin Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park.

A member of Fairview Baptist Church in Waynesburg, Ky., Mr. Otto attended Lawrenceville Church of God. He served in the Air Force for eight years, worked as a police officer with City of Lawrenceville Police Department and retired after 28 years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Dorcas Tullis Otto; father, Richard Otto of Waynesburg, Ky.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Rick and Arlene Otto of Frankfort, Ky., and Ronnie and Kim Otto of Stanford, Ky.; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth Ann and Paul Hall of Waynesburg, Ky.; brothers-in-law, John and Helen Tullis of Dacula, Ga., Lewis and Carol Tullis of Auburn, Ga., James and Carolyn Tullis of Lawrenceville and Glendon and Joann Tullis of Loganville, Ga.; sister-in-law, Louise Tullis of Hoschton, Ga.; other survivor, Albert Bastin of Stanford, Ky.; and several nieces, nephews and other family members. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA.

 

Tuesday,  November 11, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PARKER, Lillie Saylor
April 07, 1940 – November 09, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Lillie Mae Saylor Parker, 68, of Crab Orchard died Sunday, Nov. 9, at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born April 7, 1940, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of Blanche Hopkins Saylor of Crab Orchard and the late Jackson Saylor. She was the widow of Leonard G. Parker, who preceded her in death in 1997. She attended Oak Grove Church of Christ.

Other survivors include a daughter, Doris (Donnie) Volk of Crab Orchard; a son, David (Mary Wesley) Parker of Crab Orchard; a sister, Linda Dowell of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Truman (Cheryl) Saylor and Tommy (Rosie) Saylor, both of Crab Orchard; and three grandchildren, Ryan and Trenton Volk and Courtney Parker.

She also was preceded in death by brothers, Fred, J.D., Jackie "Mack," Ted and Walter Saylor; and a sister, Elsie Stevens.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Danny Grider. Burial will be in Hopkins Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Parker, Tony Martin, Robert Wesley, Andy Getter, Steven Murray and Gary Lawless.

 

Monday, December 22, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PATTON, Gertrude L. Wilkinson

STANFORD - Gertrude Lee Wilkinson Patton, 89, of Stanford died Sunday.

She was a daughter of the late Joda and Ollie Wilkinson and the widow of Elbert Patton.

Survivors include sons, Emmitt Patton and William Patton; daughters, Oline Miller, Addie Arnold, Anna P. Patton and Willie Mae Loving; a brother, Robert Wilkinson; a sister, Mary Simpson; 29 grandchildren; and a host of great- and great-great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by daughters, Alma Janet Garrett and Katherine Hairr.

Services will be noon Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at HillDale Cemetery.

 

Thursday, November 06, 2008 – Interior Journal

PETERSON, Julia Ann

February 23, 1913 – October 29, 2008

Julia Ann Peterson, 95, of Kings Mountain, died Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Fort Logan Hospital.

A native of Casey County, she was born Sunday, Feb. 23, 1913 to the late Elmer E. and Emily Wall Peterson. She was a 1932 graduate of Kings Mountain High School, taught at Duncan School and Kings Mountain Memorial for one year each, worked at the library when it was on the top floor of the Lincoln County Courthouse and at the Lincoln ASCS Office for 40 years, was a charter member of Lincoln County Business Professional Women’s Organization, a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and of Kings Mountain Christian Church where she taught Sunday school for over 60 years, and was an active and consulting member of the Lincoln County Library Board. She was best known for over 60 years of weekly articles of the Kings Mountain News in The Interior Journal and to her family and friends for her “Juliaisms” of humor and wit.

Survivors include a sister, Violet Bell of Kings Mountain; a great, great nephew, Jim (Jenny) Long of Columbia, Ohio; and a great, great niece, Patricia Long of Columbia, Ohio.

Funeral services were Nov. 1 at Kings Mountain Christian Church with Rev. David Gambrel and Bro. Billy Gooch officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Larry Ware, Shannon Hatter, Larry Fight, Clifford Murphy, Richard Jones, and Paul Hall.

 

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

PHILLIPS, Gracie Griffin
1932-2008

STANFORD - Gracie Marie Phillips, 76, of Stanford died Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Born Oct. 31, 1932, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Martin Griffin. She was co-owner and operator of Phillips Billiards and Snack Bar for 14 years and a member of Blue Lick Baptist Church. She was the widow of Harry Foster Phillips.

Survivors include three sons, Wayne Phillips (Margaret), Carl "Gene" Phillips (Angie) and Rodney Phillips (Kathie), all of Stanford; two brothers, Jack and Eddie Griffin, both of Stanford; five sisters, Martha Padgett of Waynesburg, Gladys Harrison of Danville, and Freda Coleman, Maxine Scharbrough and Barbara Ann Foley, all of Stanford; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Spurlin Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Wayne Stephens. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Steve Pruitt, Gary Phillips, Clay Davis, Jayme Phillips, Jimmy Wayne Hazlett and Kenny Stamper. Honorary bearers are Dr. Glenn Click, Karen Click, Kieth Phillips, Jeremy, Brian, Chrystal, Tyler, Jessica, Kallie, Bryce and Alyssa Phillips, and Kaylee Fitzpatrick.

 

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

RELEFORD, Junior
June 13, 1932 – December 15, 2008

STANFORD - Junior Releford, 76, of Stanford died Monday at his home.

Born June 13, 1932, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Albert and Susie Dye Releford. He was a custodian for the Lincoln County School Board for 28 years, working at Stanford and McKinney elementary schools. He was a farmer and had worked at Jackson Chair Co. Junior was a member of McKinney Baptist Church, an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed listening to Roy Acuff.

Survivors include his wife, Mabel Polston Releford; a son, Terry Releford; two daughters, Tena Grizzell (Robert) and Rhonda Silverthorn (Neil), all of Stanford; a brother, Dallas Releford of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters, Carol Walls and Brenda Releford, both of Danville; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at Spurlin Funeral Home, officiated by the Revs. Paul Hines and Charles Walls. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Terry Releford, Neil Silverthorn, Robert Grizzell, Adam Grizzell, Jeremy Robinson and James Short. Honorary bearers are Rebecca Haggard, Sam Gooch and James Grizzell.

 

Monday November 24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

RICHIE, Russell, Jr.
October 11, 1931 – November 22, 2008

STANFORD - Russell Richie Jr., 77, of Stanford, Ky., died Saturday, Nov. 22, following surgery at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Ky.

Born Oct. 11, 1931, in Cynthiana, Ky., he was the son of the late Russell Richie Sr. and Daisy Peddicord Richie. He was a 1950 graduate of Cynthiana High School and a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a 1960 graduate of University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and owner of Richie Drugs Inc. He was a former Stanford Chamber of Commerce president, a Kentucky Colonel and Soil Conservation director.

Mr. Richie was inducted into the Harrison County Football Alumni Association Hall of Fame in August 2007, as a member of the 1949 Cynthiana Bulldogs.

Survivors include a son, David Lane (Tammy) Richie of Waynesburg; a sister Georgia Lee Long; three brothers, Gene Ross (Marilyn) Richie and Stephen Todd (Cathy) Richie, both of Cynthiana, and Ronald Keith (Terumi) Richie of Virginia Beach, Va.; two nieces, Janet and Megan; and three nephews, Ronnie, Josh and Nicholas; several great-nieces and nephews, and several cousins. He was preceded in death by a son, Russell "Rusty" Richie, and a brother, David Allen Richie, who died in infancy.

Graveside services will be Friday, Nov. 28, at Buffalo Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Vola Brown officiating.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday, December 14, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

RUSSELL, Betty Phyllis

November 27, 1929- December 12, 2008

HUSTONVILLE - Betty Phyllis Russell, 79, of Georgetown, formerly of Hustonville, died Friday.

Born Nov. 27, 1929, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Lula Statom True. She was a homemaker and a member of Hustonville Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Sue Robertson of Georgetown and Judy (Dennis) Melear of Fisherville; a brother, James True of Louisville; two sisters, Ida Knott of Knightstown, Ind., and Barbara Jean DeWees of Eaton, Ind.; three grandchildren, Kerry Robertson, Suzanne Bridwell and Dr. Jason Melear; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Eddie Reynolds, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Thursday, November 6, 2008 – Interior Journal

RUTHERFORD, Jerry Jr.

September 25, 1987 – November 02, 2008

Jerry Rutherford, Jr., 21, of Crawfords Lane, Stanford, died Sunday, Nov. 2 at the Fort Logan Hospital.

A native of Pulaski County, he was born Sept. 25, 1987 to Jerry Rutherford, Sr., and Lesa Rutherford Kirby. He was a construction worker and a member of Redemption Road Church.

Other survivors include his fiance’, Jessica Matherly; one son, Sean Rutherford of Stanford; and one sister, Rebecca Durham of Stanford.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today (Nov. 6) at Spurlin Funeral Home in Lancaster with Pastor Gary Yocom officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Michael Koons, Dudley Brummett, Jonathan Massey, Thomas Massey, James Massey, Paul Massey, and Stephen Massey.

 

Friday, November 21, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Donald H.,  Sr.
December 30, 1932 – November 18, 2008

STANFORD - Donald H. Smith Sr., 75, of Waynesburg died Tuesday at home.

Born Dec. 30, 1932, in Fleming County, he was a son of the late William Ocal Smith and the late Gladys Harris Smith. He was self-employed and a member of Redemption Road Church. He was a Korean War veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars in Florida. He was the widower of Geneva Smith.

Survivors include a son, Donald H. Smith Jr. of Waynesburg; a daughter, Rebecca Smith Bruner of Stuart, Fla.; two sisters, Doris Cook and Deloris Stuttle, both of Swayzee, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Barbour; a sister, Dixie Thurman; and two brothers, Buford and Raymond Smith.

Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Olive Baptist Church by the Rev. Gary Yocum. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Stephen Bruner, Donald Smith Jr., Donald Smith III, Ronnie Smith, Lee Smith and Brian Burbank. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday,  November 11, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Earl Kilby
April 13,
1926 – November 09 , 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Earl Kilby Smith, 82, of Lancaster passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born April 13, 1926, in Lincoln County, Ky., he was the son of the late George and Fannie Mae Bustle Smith. Earl was a member of Preachersville United Methodist Church and a former blacktop plant manager for Danville Construction Co. He also was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Starnes Smith, and his second wife, Betty Fredrick Sutton Smith; his brothers, J.H., Robert, James, Jesse and Roy Smith; and a sister, Sallie Lucille Price.

Survivors include a brother, Harmon Smith of Lancaster; a sister, Jewell Anderson of Cincinnati; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Jamie Hamilton. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion, Stanford.

Pallbearers include Josh Fitzgerald, Ricky Smith, Gerald Smith, Dougie Smith, Roger Miller and Tommy Smith.

Honorary pallbearers are Angela Dailey, Alex Miller, Nicholas Holtcamp, Heather Day, Kristen Lucas, Virginia Stump and Norma Cochran.

 

Sunday, November 23, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

STRINGER, Clinton R.
June 06, 1938 – November 20 , 2008

STANFORD - Clinton R. Stringer, 70, of Stanford died Thursday at his home.

Born June 6, 1938, in Stanford, Stringer was the son of the late Willis Green Stringer Jr. and Mini Payton Hasty Stringer. He was an electrician; a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church; a former member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Carlisle, Ohio, for 38 years; a past president of the Lions Club in Franklin, Ohio; a Kentucky colonel; and an avid supporter of the Lincoln County Patriots.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Shirley Adams Stringer; three children, Kevin W. (Kris) Stringer of Charlotte, N.C.; Lisa (Jim) Lemaster of Fairborn, Ohio; and Clinton Stringer Jr. of Greensboro, N.C.; two brothers, Bobby Stringer and Jesse Griffin, both of Danville; two sisters, Alice Barnhart of Somerset and Eva Compton of 29 Palms, Calif.; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Billy, Jim, Teddy, John Thomas and Willis Green Stringer Jr.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Roger Williams and Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be his nephews, Billy Keith Stringer, Michael Young, Cameron Adams, Josh Jacobs, Mark Lamb and Tim Lamb.

 

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

TERRELL, Lillie C. Morgeson

April 13, 1927 – December 23, 2008

MORELAND - Lillie Catherine Morgeson Terrell, 81, of Danville died Tuesday.

Born April 13, 1927, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late John and Hattie Morgeson. She worked at Palm Beach Co.

Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Hundley of Danville; a stepson, Ronnie Terrell of Louisville; a special friend, Thomas Reed of Hustonville; a sister, Mary Ray of Danville; three grandchildren, Jamie Thompson, Melissa Harvey and Chris Hundley; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be at 1 PM, Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Mike Osborne. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Thursday, December 04, 2008 – Interior Journal

TUCKER, Raymond C.

May 14, 1921 - November 11, 2008

Raymond C. Tucker, 87, died on Nov. 11, 2008, in Baton Rouge, La.

He was the son of Robert L. Tucker and Mabel Smith Tucker of Stanford, a captain in the U.S. Army during WWII and worked for Greyhound for 45 years.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Fleming Tucker of Baton Rouge, La.; son, Robert L. Tucker of Arlington, Va.; daughter, Linda Tucker Gamble of Gonzales, La.; and grandchildren, Sarah Beth Tucker Cain, Thomas Gamble and Lainey Beth Gamble.

 

Sunday, November 2, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger 

 

WILCHER, Gene “Joe”
April 06, 1931- October 31, 2008

MORELAND - Joe Wilcher, 77, of Covington died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.

Born April 6, 1931, he was the son of the late Rue and Opal Helen Helm Wilcher.

Survivors include two sisters, Virginia Keller and Mildred Robertson, both of California; and one brother, Jim Wilcher of Manchester, Mich.

A graveside memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Hustonville Cemetery. W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Friday , November 28, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

YOUNG, Della Pearl Reed

October 09, 1919 – November 25, 2008

STANFORD - Della Pearl Young, 89, died Tuesday.

Born Oct. 9, 1919, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Less and Evelyn Baugh Reed. She was the widow of Charlie E. Young.

Survivors include her daughter, Doris Ann Scilley of Lexington; a son, Charles G. Young of Nicholasville; two sisters, Gladys Carrier of Indianapolis and Annie Barker of Danville; a brother, Harold Reed of Mississippi; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Highland Methodist Church.

Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Highland Methodist Chruch Cemetery .

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.