Lincoln County, KY Obituaries File #62

 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.    

ADAMS, Lucy 

BAKER, Alexa Barnhisel 

BALLARD, Martha Holman
BASTIN, Truman E.  BAUGHMAN, Margaret A. BELL, Joe S. 

BOONE, Jeanette Scott

BROWN, Mary R. Dye  CAIN, Robert C. 
CAREY, Georgia Bruce CARMICKLE, Howard L.  CARRIGAN, Rita McGuffey

CAUDILL, Donald Eugene

CAUDILL, Edna Dixon CHAMBERS, ELIZABETH BRYANT
CREWS, Adam 

CUMMINS, Angela Denise 

CUNNINGHAM, Carlos Ray

DAVIS, Doris Land  DENSON, Ashley R.  DURHAM, H. Lee 
FARMER, Carol E. Haggard  GILLESPIE, Rev. Reeda Walker GRAY, Mildred Durham 
GRIFFIN, Alejandro Marques 

GRIFFIN, Tressie Denton 

HAFLEY, Hulda Mae 
HALL, Helen Marie 

HARNESS, Imogene Wesley 

HOPKINS, Elby 
HUMES, Carrol Gene 

KILLON, Alex 

LEDFORD, Gary L. 
LEESE, Frances Holmes 

MARTIN, Mae Dyehouse 

McKINNEY, Ralph Dean
MIDDLETON, George T., Jr.

NOLAND, Elizabeth Harper 

PAYTON, Bobby Lynn
PITTMAN, Donald Elvin  PLAYFORTH, Mitchell R.  PRICE, Norma F. Arney
PYLE, Avanell Craig RICE, Roy Jackson RICHTER, Mollie Holloway  
SCHAEFFER, Nora Blankenship SHANLEY, Paul  SHELTON, Joetta Abee 
SHELTON, Juanita F. Godbey SMITH, William "Bill" SMITH, Harmon 
SPOONAMORE, David M.  STEVENS, Deloris Adington  STULL, Barbara L. Padgett 
SYRELL, Sharon Gilreath  TERRELL, LILLIE CATHERINE MORGESON TERRY, Elizabeth Bishop 
 WILSON, Earl D. Jr. 

Tuesday May 18, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

ADAMS, Lucy

STANFORD - Lucy Adams, daughter of William and Heidi Adams of Stanford, was stillborn Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Other survivors include two sisters, Samantha and Sarah Adams, both at home; maternal grandparents, Garland and Jean Adams of Stanford; and great-grandparents, Rose and Charlie Burton of Stanford.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hustonville Cemetery, by Dale Denton.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, January 01, 2009 – Interior Journal

BAKER, Alexa Barnhisel Conover

October 29, 1919 – December 27, 2008

Alexa Conover-Baker (nee Barnhisel), died Saturday, Dec. 27.

A native of Lincoln County, she was recently living at Llanfair Retirement Community in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a retired secretary, a member of Cincinnati Colony Society of Mayflower Descendants – St. Clair Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists – Cincinnati Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and First Families of Ohio; and was the widow of Harvey Conover and James W. Baker, Jr.

Survivors include Jay W. (Marchell) Baker and Jack W. (Angelique) Baker; step grandchildren, Corissa Hanson, Chantell, Celeste, Brandon, Matthew and Felicia Baker; step great grandson, Brody Hanson; aunt of Donald (Dorene) Kraft, Thelma Kraft Freeman, Charles (Betty) Foreman, Evelyn Jestice, Gayle Meyer, Gene Conover, Joanne (Jim) Williamson, Linda Conover (Compton Reeves), Leonard (Diane) Conover, Sandy (Dave) Beamer, DeeDee (Joe) Roettgers and Nancy (Tom) Whyte; sister-in-law, Dolores Conover; brother-in-law, Bob (Pat) Baker; and cousins, Virginia Durham Bray and Gary (Sandy) Baugh.

Funeral services were Dec. 30 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Friday, January 2, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

BALLARD, Martha Holman

July 04, 1912 – December 30 2008

STANFORD - Martha Holman Ballard, 96, wife of Jack Ballard, died Tuesday.

Born Thursday, July 4, 1912, in Spencer County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Louella and "Nish" Heady. She was affiliated with the Charme' Shop of Lexington for many years. She also had a great love of horses and continued to ride as long as she was able.

Along with her husband of 27 years, she also is survived by her son, Daniel L. Holman of Berry, Ky.; and a grandson, Rhett Enerson of San Diego, Calif.

Graveside services are 2:15 p.m. today at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

BASTIN, Truman E.
November 11, 1929 – January 11, 2009

 US Army Veteran, Korea

STANFORD - Truman E. Bastin, 79, of Stanford died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Monday, Nov. 11, 1929, in Lincoln County, Ky., he was a son of Ray and Ethyl Robinson Bastin. Truman sacrificed for his country in the  Korean War, receiving a Purple Heart with the Company L, 15th Infantry, Regiment APO 468. Truman retired after 18 years of service at Saufley Implement Co., was a farmer and devoted father. Truman was a former deacon of Calvary Hill Baptist Church and currently a member of Mount Vernon Church of Christ.

Truman leaves behind his second wife, Lois Jane Bastin of Stanford, whom he wed Feb. 3, 1996; a son, Truman D. Bastin and his wife Kelly of Glasgow, Ky.; a daughter, Susan Moore and her husband the Rev. Jason of Ferguson, Ky.; two stepsons, Ricky Cromer and his wife Patty, and Wayne Burton and his wife Jennifer, both of Brodhead; a stepdaughter, Bonnie Elam and her husband Jody of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Sam Bastin of Stanford; and three sisters, Bessie Allen of Stanford, Dean Enging of Mississippi, and Ann Andress of Oxford, Ohio.

Truman was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Laura Moore Bastin; and eight brothers and sisters.

An Appreciation of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Fox Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jason Moore and Bro. Marvin Cromer officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion and the United States Army Honor Guard.

Active pallbearers will be Chase Moore, Jody Elam, Mark Bastin, Ricky Cromer, Travis Bastin and Wayne Burton. Honorary pallbearers are Barbara Smith, his grandson Caleb Moore, Charles Machal and Robert Elkins.

 

Sunday, February 15, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

BAUGHMAN, Margaret A.

July 17, 1923 – February 12, 2004

MORELAND - Services for Margaret Ann Baughman, 80, of Hustonville , will be 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Betsy Smith and Don Burton. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery .

She died Thursday at her home.

Born July 17, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Hettie Floyd Baughman. She was retired from the University of New York at Oneonta where she served as associate dean of students. She was a member of Hustonville  Christian Church and received her undergraduate degree from Brenau College in Gainesville, Ga., and her master's from Indiana University.

Survivors include two brothers, Sam H. Baughman of Hustonville and John H. Baughman of Athens, Ala.

Pallbearers will be Billy Ray Douglas, Josh Douglas, Steve Porter, Glen Shearer, Jimmy Baughman, Fred Reichenbach and Brian Gover.

 

Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

BELL, Joe S.
March 07, 1933 – January 16, 2009

 US Army Veteran

CRAB ORCHARD - Joe Bell, 75, of Stanford died Friday at his home.

He was the husband of Carol James Bell, whom he married Nov. 24, 1979.

Joe was born in Adair County on March 7, 1933, to the late Hestand Taylor Bell and Edna May Simmons. He was a former employee of ATR in Danville and also formerly operated Bell's Barber Shop in Crab Orchard. Joe was a member of the Blue Lick Baptist Church and a veteran of the  Army.

Other survivors include four daughters, Tracy (David) Mudd of Lebanon, Debbie (Duane) Cox of Stanford, Jana (Jeremy) Maples of Hustonville, and Christy (Joey) Mullins of Waynesburg; a son, Michael (Melinda) Kennedy of Hustonville; a brother, Sam (Sandy) Bell of Munfordville, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Joe was preceded in death by his sister, Louise Woods.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by Bros. Wayne Stevens and Stewart Dawson with military honors by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18.

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

 

Sunday, August 29, 2004 – Danville Advocate Messenger

BOONE, Jeanette Scott

January 04, 1917 – d. 27 Aug 2004

CUMMING, Ga. - Jeanette Scott Boone, 87, of Atlanta, Ga., died Friday at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

She was a retired bridal consultant and a member of Christian Tabernacle in Dayton, Ohio. She was the widow of Arthur L. Boone.

Survivors include two daughters, Sylvia Hanson of Winter Haven, Fla., and Sandra Burnfield of Cumming; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, by the Rev. Stephen Dunn.

McDonald & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday,  January 4, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

BROWN Mary R. Dye
September 11, 1955 – December 30, 2008

STANFORD - Mary Ruth Brown, 53, of Stanford died Tuesday in Stanford.

Born Sept. 11, 1955, she was a daughter of Bertie Dye.

She had been a resident of Golden Living Center since 1981.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home.

A private burial will be in Dunham Cemetery.

 

Friday, January 2, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

CAIN, Robert “Bobby” C.
February 14, 1932 – December 29, 2008

STANFORD - Robert C. "Bobby" Cain, 76, of Stanford died Monday.

Born Feb. 14, 1932, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Carl and Ola Joyner Cain. He was a farmer and a member of Turnersville Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Joyce Ann James Cain; a son, Lynn Robert Cain (Kimberly) of Stanford; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Cain Tunnis.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by David Cornish and Daryl Estes

 

Wednesday April 2, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

CAREY, Georgia Bruce
October 13, 1923 – March 31, 2008

Georgia B. Carey, 84, of Junction City died Monday, March 31, 2008, at her residence.

Born Saturday, Oct. 13, 1923, in Danville, Ky., she was a daughter of the late George and Mattie Minor Bruce Whitehouse. She also was preceded in death by her stepfather, George W. Whitehouse.

Mrs. Carey was a retired cook for Boyle County High School and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Butch (Sandra) Carey of Danville; daughters, Barbara (Mark) Winburn of Junction City and Martha Kay (Larry) McKiddy of Danville; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Carey; a brother; and three sisters.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve James officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Joey Gilpin, Jimmy Cutter, Chris Winburn, Danny Ross, Jackie Antle and Phil Sammons. Honorary pallbearers will be Francis Alford, and James, John, Cecil, Hack and Bill Carey.

 

Thursday, May 11, 2000 – Harrordsburg Herald

CARMICKLE, Howard L.

April 14, 1923 – May 08, 2000

┼ WW II Veteran

Howard L. Carmickle, 77, of Burgin, formerly of Moreland, died Monday, May 8, 2000 at his residence.

Born April 14, 1923 in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Charlie and Erma Merriman Carmickle. He was the widower of Virginia L. Douglas Carmickle.

He was a veteran of World War II, a farmer and a former employee of Douglas Heating and Plumbing. He was retired from Whirlpool Corp.

He was a member of the Bowen United Methodist Church.

Survivors include: two daughters, Irma Woodrow, Burgin, and Lurenda Melton, Albany, GA; two sons, James L. Carmickle Hustonville, and Jerry S. Carmickle, Moreland; one sister, Lucille Wilder, Anacoco, LA; one brother, Charlie Carmickle, Danville; six grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one step great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland, with Rev. John Sanders and Rev. Doug Lester officiating. Burial will be in the Hustonville Cemetery

Pallbearers will be Danny, Billy Gary and Calvin Douglas, Randy and Barry Moser. Honorary bearers will be grandchildren: Jennifer Woodrow, Treshanda Morris, David and Heather Atkinson, Todd and Angel Carmickle, Eric and Alison Pollard and James Carmickle.

 

 

Friday, January 30, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

CARRIGAN, Rita McGuffey
February 24, 1956 – Janurary 27, 2009

SOMERSET — Rita Dianna McGuffey Carrigan, 52, of Eubank died Tuesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born Feb. 24, 1956, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late William and Ruth Gorley McGuffey. She is an active member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, where she served as the director of the children’s program. Rita was an employee of American Greetings in Danville for 35 years.

Survivors include her husband, David Carrigan, whom she married on April 30, 1983, in Lincoln County; two sons, Brian Carrigan (and fiancιe, Laura McQueary) of Eubank, and Chris (Kelly) Carrigan of Science Hill; and three brothers, Randy (Judy) McGuffey and Terry McGuffey, both of Waynesburg, and Roger (Kelly McGuffey) of North Carolina.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Marty Shadoan and Bro. Don Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Pulaski Baptist Church Cemetery in Eubank.

Visitation is 6 p.m. today at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

   

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger  

CAUDILL, Donald Eugene
July 10, 1950 – December 29, 2008

STANFORD - Donald Eugene Caudill, 58, of Waynesburg died Monday.

Born July 10, 1950, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Clarence Ben and Helen Oaks Caudill. He was a former welder with Cherokee Sales Co.

Survivors include his children, Michael Caudill of Lancaster, Jeffrey Caudill and Tiffany Miracle, both of Waynesburg, Donna Taylor of Kings Mountain and Jennifer Rice of Stanford; brothers, Clarence, James and Randy Caudill; and sisters, Bertie Jones, Melissa Caudill, Bonnie Denny, Rita Caudill, Vickie Kidd and Rhonda Denny.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial at Friendship Church Cemetery, Broughtown, Ky.

 

Friday, January 2, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

CAUDILL, Edna Dixon
January 15, 1911- December 31, 2008

STANFORD - Edna Dixon Caudill, 97, of Louisville, formerly of Stanford, died Wednesday at Baptist Hospital in Louisville.

Born Jan. 15, 1911, in Letcher County, she was the daughter of the late Dawson and Addie Whitaker Dixon. She was a homemaker and the widow of Castle Caudill.

Survivors include three sons, Ray Neal Caudill (Zella) of Lexington, Ronnie Gene Caudill (Sandy) of Stanford and Robert Darrell Caudill (Karen) of South Pittsburg, Tenn.; a daughter, Harriett Ann Caudill Sizemore of Louisville; a brother, Bill Dean Dixon (Dorothy) of Perrysburg, Ohio; a sister, Katie Hampton of Apison, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home with Elder Murl Caudill and Haston Whitaker. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg. Casketbearers will be grandsons. Honorary bearers will be grandchildren.

 

Thursday, January 17, 2002 – Harrordsburgh Herald

CHAMBERS, Elizabeth Bryant

March 21, 1918 – January 12, 2002

Elizabeth Chambers, 83, of Hughley Lane, died Saturday, January 12, 2002 at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center.

Born March 21, 1918 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret Burton Bryant. She was the widow of Irvine Chambers.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include: three daughters, Lue Anna McKenney and Mary Frances Gross, both of Harrodsburg, and Thelma Hall of Lexington; two sons, W.C. Chambers of Greenwood, IN, and David Lee Chambers of Parksville; a brother, Marshall Bryant of Danville; four sisters, Roberta Jackson of Danville, Geneva Brickey of Lancaster, Alma Robinson and Josephine Hurt of Junction City; seven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. The Rev. Byron Jessup and the Rev. Tim McKenzie officiated and burial was in Bellevue Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Teddy McKenney Jr., Tommy Chambers, David Murphy, David Allen Chambers, Jeff King and Rick Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers were Cindy Nevius, Dana Murphy and Janice Dearing.

 

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 – Advocate- Messenger

CREWS, Adam
March 29, 1914 – February 03, 2009

MORELAND - Adam Crews, 94, of Moreland died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009.

Born March 29, 1914, he was the son of the late Vernon and Virgie Ellis Crews. He was a retired farmer and carpenter and a member of Westside Community United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Erma Lou Russell Crews.

Survivors include his two daughters, Carolyn Singleton of Moreland and Cherry (Dennis) Sims of Kings Mountain; two sisters, Betty Smith and Beatrice Peyton, both of Indiana; three grandchildren, Jimmy Singleton, Jeff McWhorter and Camille Singleton Towns; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Westside Community United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ken Hughes, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy and Adam Singleton, Jeff and Chase McWhorter, Jeff Towns and Trent Vincent. Honorary pallbearers are Sarah and Andrew Singleton, Jacob and Mackenzie Towns, Dennis Sims, Katelyn McWhorter and Jerry Wilcher.

 

Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

CUNNINGHAM, Carlos Ray   
November 11, 1978 – January 16, 2009

STANFORD - Carlos Ray Cunningham, 30, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Stanford, died Friday.

Survivors include his wife, Melinda Hines Cunningham of Mount Vernon; two sons, Corey Ray and Addison Huston Cunningham, both of Mount Vernon; four brothers, Otis and Thomas Cunningham, both of Harrodsburg, and Leroy Belcher and Jerry Cunningham, both of Hustonville; seven sisters, Lisa Cunningham and Elizabeth Smith, both of Harrodsburg, Mary Tinsley and Patricia Nichols, both of Stanford, Carol Dixon of Lancaster, Becky Wilson of Parksville and Ola Pendleton of Stanford; and nieces and nephews.

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

Services will 2 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel by the Revs. Terry Holt and Gary King.

(Son of Wanda J. Snow – Birth Index)

 

Monday, January 26, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

CUMMINS, Angela Denise
July 14, 1965- January 24, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD - Angela Denise Cummins, 43, of Crab Orchard died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born July 14, 1965, in Mount Vernon, she was the daughter of Margie Hoskins Baker and the late Arlis Eugene Brown. She was an employee of McLane Cumberland Co. in Nicholasville and a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

Other survivors include daughters, Cady Christina Cummins of Crab Orchard and Christie (Michael) Gerhards of Pennsylvania; two sons, Robert (Kathy) Cummins of Pennsylvania and James (Courtney) Cummins of Tennessee; sisters, Linda (C.G.) Nuckols of Crab Orchard and Andrea "Charley" (Charles Lee) Hester of Stanford; grandmother, Hazel Hoskins of Crab Orchard; grandchildren, Ella, Connor, Tessarae, Dalton, Micky and Abbigail; aunts, Sharon Hoskins and Jill Mathis, both of Irvine, and Patty (Jerry) Coffey of Lancaster; uncles, Jess Hoskins and Shannon Sandlin, both of Mount Vernon; special nieces and nephews, Bruce Daniel Nuckols, Mara Daniell Nuckols, Michael Chase Brown, Allison Michelle Brown, Taylor Harris Brown and Cadence Blade Nuckols; and special cousins, Geri Ann (Daryl) Price, Amber and Kaley.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Taylor Storm; and her grandfather, Hubert Hoskins.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Kaywood Morris. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Tucker, Charles Hester, Bruce and C.G. Nuckols, Scott Bruner, Jimmy, Billy and Robert Cummins.

Honorary pallbearers are Larry Owsley, Terry and Jimmy Dyehouse, Beth Caudill, Patty Tucker, Tonya Anderson and Debbie Haynes.

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2006- Advocate-Messenger

DAVIS, Doris

June 29, 1935 – February 06, 2006

STANFORD - Services for Doris Davis, 70, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by Michael Osborne. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Monday at her home.

Born June 29, 1935, in Ellisburg, she was a daughter of the late Franklin P. and Della Leathers Land. She was a seamstress at Palm Beach Co. for 30 years and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Lincoln Davis; four daughters, Susan Davis Teater of Lancaster, Barbara Terry, Connie Davis Hale and Shanna Peck, all of Stanford; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Teater, Johnny Terry, Josh Peck, Jamison Teater, Cody Terry and Drew Terry. Honorary pallbearers are Jade Teater, Drafton Peck, Darryl Peck, Hugh Davis, Wilma Davis and Roberta Lynn.

 

Sunday, February 15, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

DENSON, Ashley Renee

LIBERTY - Ashley Renee Denson, 4 months, of Middleburg, died Friday at her residence.

Born Oct. 14, 2003, in Stanford, she was the daughter of Jerry Wayne and Alena Gregory Denson of Middleburg.

Survivors include four brothers, Cody and Jacob Denson and Jonathan and Dale Luttrell, all of Middleburg; a sister, Amber Luttrell of Middleburg; paternal grandparents Jerry and Mary Denson of Middleburg; and maternal grandparents Brenda and Darrell Monday of Liberty, and Oakley Gregory of Manchester.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church by the Revs. Derrick Durham and C.B. Carman. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation is after 9 a.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home.

 

Monday, January 26, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

DURHAM, H. Lee

June 24, 1915 – January 24, 2004

┼ US Army WW II

MOUNT VERNON - H. Lee Durham, 88, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday at Rockcastle Hospital.

Born June 24, 1915, in McKinney, he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Vida E. Baugh Durham.

He was a retired University of Kentucky agriculture agent and received numerous career awards. He was a graduate of McKinney High School, earned a bachelor of science degree from Berea College and a master's degree in agriculture from UK. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving as part of the Eighth Air Force in the European Theater.

He also was a member of Mount Vernon First Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, choir member, Sunday school teacher and member of several church committees. Survivors include his wife, Laura R. Whitaker Durham; a daughter, Laura Lee Durham Wesley of Lancaster; and a grandson.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church by the Revs. Eddie Nation, Maynard Head and Wendell Romans. Burial will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery,  in Stanford. Dowell & Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday, October 6. 2004 - The Kentucky Post, Covington, KY

FARMER, Carol E. Haggard

September 15, 1938 Kenton. Co.– October 02, 2004

Carol E. Farmer, 66, of Stanford, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Medical Center. She was retired from Centre College, Danville and a member of Latonia Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, W.D. Farmer; a son, Bill Farmer of Stanford; a daughter, Melissa Carter of Somerset; sisters, Alma Angel of Taylor Mill, Marsha Crouch of Ryland Heights, and Linda Oldiges of Independence; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.

[Birth Index has mother listed as Edith Burke.] (W. D. Farmer is William D. Farmer, mother; May Middleton) See Obit File # 32

 

Thursday, May 03, 2001 – Harrordsburg Herald

GILLESPIE, Rev. Reeda Walker

Rev. Reeda Walker Gillespie, 86, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Danville, died Friday, April 27, 2001 at Harrodsburg Health Care.Born May 5, 1914 in Red Star, AR, she was a daughter of the late Bud Walker and Jane Wages Walker Denney. She was the widow of Harvey A. Gillespie.

She was the co-founder and former pastor of First Pentecostal Church of God (Faith Temple) for 27 years. She and Rev. Leona Huddleston Faulkner built the church and worked for 38 years in the gospel field. She was ordained by the Pentecostal Church of God in Joplin, MO and was presented her 50-year pin in 1990. She ministered to people all over the U. S. and the world. Survivors include a half sister, Opal Lane of Tahlequah, OK.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 30, at the Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Rev. Pat Wilson and Rev. Nancy Langdon. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford. Pallbearers were Mark Sanders, Collos Abrams, Paul Faulkner, Reed Arnett and Jim Ely. Honorary bearers were Joyce and Ken House.

 

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

GRAY, Mildred Mae Durham
May 30, 1950 – January 05, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD - Mildred Mae Gray, 58, of Brodhead died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born May 30, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Johnny and Mildred Lucille Shaffer Durham.

She was a former employee of Gulf States Paper Co. and BPI in Stanford. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

Survivors include a daughter, Christy (Scott) Harper of Brodhead; a son, Charles Wayne Gray of Crab Orchard; a sister, Virginia (David) Roberts of Campbellsville; a brother, Charles Durham of Stanford; and three grandchildren, Bradley, Tyler and Hailey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Ruth May and Betty Jean Durham, and brothers, Ben, John Emory and Jimmy Durham.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Chad Burdette and Bro. Junior Fields. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Thursday, November 28, 2002 – Harrordsburg Herald

GRIFFIN, Alejandro Marques

Alejandro Willis Marques Griffin, age 19 days, of 220 Pearson Court, died Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at his home.

Born November 1, 2002, he was the son of Jessica Jo Ann Louise Griffin and Inocencio Marques Gonzalez of Harrodsburg. 

Survivors include: one brother, Jesse Lee Dylan Griffin, Harrodsburg; one sister, Dawn Marcia Rose Griffin, Harrodsburg; paternal grandfather, Alejandro Marques Ponce, Hidalgo, Mexico; paternal grandmother, Pauline Gonzalaz Mata, Hidalgo, Mexico; maternal grandfather, Jesse L. Griffin, Danville; maternal grandmother, Patricia Deihl, Danville; paternal grandparents, Jeffrey and Marcia Ava Caudill, Harrodsburg; maternal great grandparents, Mitchell and Wanda Raines, Lancaster; maternal great grandmother, Florence Stringer, Danville; and Effie Mason, Danville, maternal great-great grandmother. 

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, at Fox Funeral Home in Stanford, with Father Michael Weglicki officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.

 

 

Thursday, September 10, 1998 – Harrordsburg Herald

GRIFFIN, Tressie Denton

December 07, 1910 – September 01, 1998

Tressie Denton Griffin, 87, of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, September 1, 1998 at her residence.

Born December 7, 1910 in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late John and Fannie Benedict Denton. She was the widow of John Wesley Griffin.

She was retired from the Danville Laundry and a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include: four sons, Curtis Griffin of Hustonville , Clarence Griffin and William A. Griffin, both of Harrodsburg, Cecil H. Griffin of Corbin; two daughters, Carolyn Josephine King of Harrodsburg and Mary Ellen Pemberton of Lancaster; one sister, Dorothy Waldon of Indianapolis; 48 grandchildren, 70 great grandchildren and 32 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four children; Ellie Mullins, Lillie Marie Ellis,, Nellie C. Tate and Essie Mae Brock.

Pallbearers were Harold Mullins, Donald Brock, Roger Pemberton, Ronnie Griffin, David King, Gary W. King, Wm. A. Griffin Jr., and Timmy Griffin. Honorary bearers were John Ryan, Kenny Griffin, Kevin Griffin, Ricky Tate and Mike E. Mullins.

Funeral services were held Friday, September 4, at the W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland, with Rev. Larry Moore, and Rev. Gary Story officiating. Burial was in the Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Sunday,  January 4, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

HAFLEY, Hulda Mae
December 13, 1940 – January 02, 2009

MORELAND - Hulda Mae Hafley, 68, of Junction City died Friday.

Born Dec. 13, 1940, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Ray and Mary Ellen Gordon Hafley. She was a member of Ellisburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include two brothers, Roy and Levi Hafley, both of Louisville; three sisters, Dorothy Spears of Moreland, Carol East of Lancaster and Jane Reed of Harrodsburg; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Visitation is 5:30-9 p.m. today.

 

Tuesday,  January 27, 2009 –Advocate-Messenger

HALL, Helen Marie “Toni”

STANFORD - Helen Marie "Toni" Hall, 82, of Jacksonville, Fla., a native of Stanford, died Jan. 24.

Survivors include her daughter, Susanne Hall; brothers, Robert, Jack and Donald Carrier; and sisters, Elizabeth Curtsinger, Mary Allen, Delia Welch, Opal Burgstiner and Jean McCoy.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Interment will be in Mount Moriah Christian Church Cemetery.

 

Friday, January 16, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

HARNESS, Imogene Wesley
June 22, 1939 – January 15, 2009

STANFORD - Imogene Wesley Harness, 69, of Stanford died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 22, 1939, in Preachersville, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Cevester Lee and Martha Thompson Wesley. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a son, William W. McClure Jr. of Stanford; a daughter, Delois Wesley (Mitch) of Liberty; a sister, Eula Lee Eaton of Danville; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; and several stepgrandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home with Bro. Steven Willingham officiating. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

 

Thursday,  January 15, 2009 – Interior Journal

HOPKINS, Elby

July 28, 1931 – January 13, 2009

Elby Hopkins, 77, of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday, Jan. 13 at his home.

A native of Garrard County, he was born July 28, 1931, to the late Ewell and Ellen (Saylor) Hopkins. He was a former employee of Whirlpool and Matsushita in Danville and a member of the Crab Orchard Church of Christ.

He was also preceded in death by two sons, Ricky and Eddy Hopkins.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta Naylor Hopkins of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Sandy (Marshall) Scott and Chelsea Hopkins both of Crab Orchard; a son, Lester (Shelley) Hopkins of Crab Orchard; a brother, Johnny Hopkins of Berea; two sisters, Blanche Saylor of Crab Orchard and Eunice Causey both of Crab Orchard; 10 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. tonight (Jan. 15) at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard.

Funeral services will be at noon, Friday, Jan. 16 at McKnight Funeral Home with Bro. J.M. "Mark" Raulerson officiating. Burial will be in the Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Joe Kemp, Bradley McLaren, Josh Fletcher, Marshall Brown Scott, John Hopkins Scott, Ricky Clay Hopkins, Adam Hopkins, Lucas Grant Hopkins and Matthew Hopkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Dyehouse, Ronnie Sizemore, Ray Noe, Ernest Hopkins, Wayne Napier, Larry Causey, Tommy Saylor, Roger Adams, David and Shelby Roy Hopkins, Bobby Newcomb, Marshall Scott, Doc Hoskins, Bill Rice, Lester Fletcher, Gerald Smith and Billy Hawley.

 

Tuesday, January 20, 2009- Advocate –Messenger

HUMES, Carrol Gene
January 16, 1940 – January 18, 2009

MORELAND - Carrol Gene Humes, 69, of Moreland died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009.

Born Jan. 16, 1940, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Irvin and Stella Robinson Humes. He was a member of Junction City Frist Baptist Church, retired from ATR, and for many years worked with the Russell County Agape Prison Ministry.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Smith Humes; two sons, Michael (Karen) Humes of Moreland and Dean (Margit) Humes of Germany; a brother, Osie Humes of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Bonnie Humes of Danville, Dorothy Robertson of Harrodsburg and Emma (Curtis) Corn of Moreland; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Bishop; two brothers, Glenn and Howard Humes; and an infant grandson.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Junction City First Baptist Church by Bro. Dale Denton, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Raymond and James Humes, Glenn Ryan, Sammy Bishop, Curtis Davis and Brian Shaffer. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Agape Prison Ministry Team.

W. L. Puritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

KILLION, Alex
March 11, 1948 – December 29, 2008

┼ US Army Veteran

STANFORD - Alex Killion, 60, of Stanford died Monday.

Born March 11, 1948, in Stanford, he was a son of Dorothy and Sheron Killion. He was a respiratory therapist, an Army veteran and a Seventh Day Adventist.

Survivors include a son, Thomas Allen (DeAnn) Killion of Gallatin, Tenn.; and a brother, Kenneth (Nancy) Killion of Garden City, Kan.

Graveside services are 3:30 p.m. today at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Sam Solar.

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2006- Advocate-Messenger

LEDFORD, Gary L.

April 19, 1946 – February 02, 2006

┼ US Army

CRAB ORCHARD - Gary L. Ledford, of Blythe, Ga., formerly of Crab Orchard, died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.

He was the son of Ray Frith of Crab Orchard and the late Ethel Ledford Frith. He was a retired Army veteran and a technician for Hornes Pest Control.

Other survivors include his wife, Barbara Blake Ledford; three brothers, Tommie and Timmie Frith, both of Crab Orchard, and Jeffery Frith of Stanford; two sisters, Regina Meece of Stanford and Ramona Snyder of Waynesburg.

Services were Monday at Elliott Sons Funeral Home in Augusta, Ga., by Brian Keel. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park with military rites.

Information courtesy of McKnight Funeral Home.

 

 

Monday, December 29, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

LEESE, Frances
August 08, 1922 – December 28, 2008

Frances Marie Leese, 86, of Danville died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at her residence.

She was born on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 1922, in Lincoln County, Ky.

Mrs. Leese formerly attended Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.J. Leese; a son, Jerrie Lee Leese; and a daughter, Lola May Leese.

Survivors include her sons, Jimmie Lee Leese and A.J. "Jackie" Leese Jr.; daughters, Bettie Susan Peyton, Wanda Kay Leese and Margaret Elaine Davidson; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Story officiating. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

Tuesday, January 20, 2009- Advocate –Messenger

MARTIN, Mae H. Dyehouse
February 20, 1920 – January 19, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD - Mae Helen Dyehouse Martin, 88, of Crab Orchard died Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg, Ky. She was the widow Cecil Martin, who preceded her in death on July 3, 1992.

Born Feb. 20, 1920, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Ed and Nellie Brown Dyehouse. She was a homemaker and a retired library assistant at Harvey Helm Memorial Library. She was a former pianist at Crab Orchard Baptist Church. Prior to her marriage, she was accepted into the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She was former hostess at William Whitley House State Park, a longtime member of Crab Orchard PTA and an avid UK fan. She loved golfing and horseback riding.

Survivors Include two sons, Donnie and wife Marza Martin of Lancaster and David Randy and wife Lisa Martin of Berea; a daughter, Pat Martin Godby of Harrodsburg; a sister, Sandra Smith of Stanford; four grandchildren, Vicki (Joe) Naylor, Leigh Anne (Jeff) Hurt, Jenne (Nate) Hunter and Lindsey Martin; five great-grandchildren, Dwayne and Travis May, David and Devin Hurt and Patrick Hunter; and a great-great-grandson, Hunter May. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Libby Gilbert, son-in-law, Jim Gilbert, and grandson, David Martin.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Kaywood Morris. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Harold Martin, Dwayne May, Joe Naylor, David, Devin and Jeff Hurt. Honorary pallbearers are Homer Hoskins and Ernest Combs, Jimmy Vandiver, Walker Quarles, Jim Collier, Bert McGohon and Wayne Price.

 

Tuesday January 6, 2009 –Advocate-Messenger

McKINNEY, Ralph Dean

July 07, 1936 – January 04, 2009

Ralph D. McKinney, 72, of Kings Mountain, died Sunday.

Born July 7, 1936, in Rowland, he was a son of the late Ira O. and Mearl McGuire McKinney. He was a retired construction worker and licensed dynamite handler.

Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Hughes McKinney; a daughter, Lisa Morris of Danville; and two grandchildren, Devin and Kirsta Morris.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home with burial in Pleasant Point Cemetery.

 

Friday, January 23, 2009 –Advocate-Messenger

MIDDLETON, George T.
December 30, 1935 – January 21, 2009

STANFORD - George T. Middleton Jr., 73, formerly of Stanford, died Wednesday.

Born Dec. 30, 1935, in Jessamine County, he was a son of the late George Traylor and Sarah Strange Middleton. He was a former frame carpenter, a farmer and a member of Stanford Baptist Church.

Survivors include his sons, Robert Middleton and Danny Middleton, both of Nicholasville; his daughter, Carolyn Napier of Nicholasville; his longtime friend, Ruth Miller of Lancaster; a brother, Dan Middleton of Nicholasville; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home. Burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Sunday, August 29, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

NOLAND, Elizabeth Harper

September 07, 1919 – August 28, 2004

STANFORD - Elizabeth "Betty" Noland, 84, of Stanford, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Sept. 7, 1919, in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Alex Harper and Lila Spiegal Harper. She was a retail clerk for Settles Drug Store and Tuckers Clothing Store of Crab Orchard. She was a member of Hebron Methodist Church of Crab Orchard. She was the widow of Phillip Noland.

Survivors include two daughters, Sherry Irvin of Crab Orchard and Robin Harris of Stanford; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sons, Wayne and Bobby Noland; and a daughter, Ann Noland.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Terry Holt and Dan Carr. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Christie Holt, Robin Watts, Stacey Irvin, Julie Johnson, and Cody and Courtney Harris.

 

W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home Notice

PAYTON, Bobby


August 15, 1953 - January 30, 2009

Moreland - Bobby Lynn Payton, 55, of Stanford, died Fri. Born Aug. 15, 1953 in Lincoln Co., he was the son of the late Herlan Payton and Dolly Mae Turpin. He worked at Boyle Block and was Pentecostal. He was preceded in death by his son, Timmy.

Survivors include three sons: Robbie (Jessica) Payton of Hustonville, Jeff Payton of Stanford, and Greg (Becky) Payton of Harrodsburg; one daughter: Crystal Payton of Indiana; six brothers: David Payton of Danville, Donald Payton of Casey Co., Wayne, Ranny, and Gary Payton of Stanford; and William Payton of Burgin. 7 Grandchildren: Hunter, Natalie, Miranda, and Austin Payton, Allison Dowell, and Alex and Hunter B. Hart.

Funeral Services will be at 2 PM Tues. at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Rev. Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ranny, Gary, Dwayne, Shane, Troy, and Aaron Payton.

 

Thursday, January 15, 2009 – Interior Journal

PITTMAN, Donald Elvin

February 02, 1966 – January 09, 2009

Donald Elvin Pittman, 42, of Waynesburg died Friday, Jan. 9 at his home. A native of Lincoln County, he was born Feb. 2, 1966, to Agnes Louise Elliott of Stanford and Donald Eugene Pittman of Lakeland, Fla. He was a mechanic.

Survivors include his wife Patricia Hines Pittman; three sons, James Elvin Pittman, Donald Shane Pittman, and McKenzie Pruitt; two daughters, Debbie Lynn Henry and Abigail Paige Pittman; a brother, Tony Pittman; three sisters, Evelyn Huff, Lisa Phelps, and Angela Best; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were Jan. 12 at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Revs. Gary King and Terry Holt officiating.

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2006- Advocate-Messenger

PLAYFORTH, Mitchell R.

June 10, 1945 – February 05, 2006

LANCASTER - Services for Mitchell R. Playforth, 60, of Sutton Lane, will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Frank Cleaver and Collis Ray. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Sunday at his home.

Born June 10, 1945, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Henry O. and Tina Nichols Playforth. He was deputy property valuation administrator for Garrard County and retired from IBM after 30 years. He was a member of Maple Avenue Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Davidison Playforth; a daughter, Tammy Ratliff of Dayton, Ohio; three sons, Kevin Playforth, Kendell Playforth and Randell Playforth, all of Lancaster; two brothers, Russell Playforth of Lancaster and Calvin Playforth of Stanford; five sisters, Karen Lane of Panama City, Fla., Faye Sutton of Norwood, Ohio, Jean Price of Eubank, Kathleen Reynolds of West Chester, Ohio, and Sue Belcher of Stanford; and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be J.K. Simpson, Shelby Hopkins, Ben Price, Tim Bidwell, Dan Lyons and Keith Grubbs. Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren, Dr. Colin Raitiere, Earl Jones, Gareth Lane, Bob Smith, Marsha McQueary, Kay Hall, Jennifer Grubbs and Carolyn Mulcahy.

 

Friday, August 29, 2008 – Killeen Daily Herald, Ohio

PRICE, Norma Faye Arney

August 04, 1937 – August 27, 2008

Norma Faye (Arney) Price, age 71, was joyfully welcomed in Heaven on August 27, 2008 by her parents, Eva (Thomas) Arney and Walter Arney, big sister Bonnie Brown, Bonnie’s husband Pretsel Brown and beloved niece and nephew Rhonda Baker and Michael Brown.  Norma came into this world in Crab Orchard, Kentucky and graced Cincinnati, Ohio, Nashville, Tennessee, Cleveland, Ohio, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Richmond, Virginia with her presence and before she joined her children and grandchildren in Columbus, Ohio. 

Norma’s journey through this life was especially blessed by her loving husband, William Evan Price, who shared with her many joys and then cared for her with unfailing devotion during her final illness and now misses her terribly.  Norma is the beloved Mother of Dr. Rebecca P. Hunton (Richard) and William Evan Price, II, Esq. (Margaret).  Norma was a delightful Mother-in-Law who was dearly loved by Richard, Margaret and their families including Margaret’s sister Natalia who helped nurse Norma through her final illness.  Grandma Norma showered love and affection on her wonderful grandchildren Thomas Price Hunton, James Richard Hunton, Alexandra Catalina Price, William Evan Price, III, and her namesake Jessica Faye Price.  Norma also enjoyed a long and joyous relationship with her siblings as well as their many children and grandchildren including her surviving sisters and their now departed husbands Mae Taylor (Vernon), Wanda Baker (Jay), Rosemary Peters (Jim) and Peggy Stevens (Joe). 

She is also survived by her three brothers and their wives who became like sisters, James and Shirley Arney, William and Cindy Arney and David and Anita Arney.  All of her family and friends will miss her wisdom, grace, quick wit and the joy she brought to everyone around her. Visitation will be at Nurre-Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral Home 10211 Plainfield Rd. (on the grounds of Rest

Haven Cemetery) Friday, August 29, from 4 until time of service at 7PM. Graveside Service Sat. 10AM at Rest Haven.

[Birth index states Norma was born in Pulaski County. Siblings, David and Peggy were born in Lincoln Co.]

 

Thursday, December 05, 2002 – Harrordsburgh Herald

PYLE, Avanell Craig  

December 30, 1913 – November 27, 2002

Avanell Craig Pyle, 88, of Arnold Towers, Danville, died Wednesday, November 27, 2002, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born December 30, 1913 in Muhlenberg county, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Howard and Agnes Irene Hendricks Craig. She was the widow of James Ivan Pyle.

She was a retired licensed beautician having worked for Embry?s Hair Salon in Lexington and for many years owned Avanells Antiques in Lincoln and Boyle counties.

She was a member of First Christian Church, Eastern Star and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a horsewoman and raised standard bred horses with her husband and continued after his death at Violet Slope Farm, Hustonville.

She was a graduate of Graham High School and attended Western Kentucky  University.

Survivors include: one daughter, Haldis E. Pyle, Ypsilanti, MI; two sons, James Lee Pyle, Harrodsburg, and Charles Howard Pyle, Stanford; two; sisters, Daphne Baker, Dayton, OH, and Imogene Tinkle, Greenville; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, December 1, at Stith Funeral Home with Dr. Lance A. Perry officiating. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Chris Pyle, Brian Pyle, Craig Pyle, Robin Applegate, Todd Kirkpatrick and Tony Finley.

 

Thursday, December 17, 1998 – Harrordsburg Herald

RICE, Roy Jackson

May 28, 1908 – December 14, 1998

Mr. Roy Jackson Rice, 90, of 446 West Office Street, died Monday, December 14, 1998 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born May 28, 1908 in Moreland, he was the son of the late Jackson and Julia Clem Rice. He was a retired store manager for Farmers Supply after 43 years, a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, a lifetime member of the Knights Pythians Lodge, and was the widower of Louise Slaughter Rice.

Survivors include: his son, William Ronald (Ronnie) Rice, Harrodsburg; one brother, William Samuel Rice, Middletown; nine half brothers, one half sister, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Rice.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 17, at 2:00 p.m. at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Dr. David Hartman and Rev. Gene Eason officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Eric Rice, Jack Morris, Forrest Bradshaw, Drew Rice, Bobby Sheperson, James Crawford, Jr., Ricky Rice, Tommy Singleton, Zenah Teater and Dan Chilton.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Harrodsburg Christian Church, 305 S. Main Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330; Heritage Hospice, PO Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422; or the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital, 464 Linden Ave., Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, and after 7:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

 

Thursday, January 11, 2001 – Harrordsburg Herald

RICHTER, Mollie Holloway

Mollie Richter, 74, of 649 Valley Drive, died Thursday, January 4, 2001 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care.

Born January 30, 1926 in Halls Gap, she was the daughter of the late Pless and Florence Adams Holloway. She was the widow of Raymond Richter.

She was the former co-owner of Ray's Greenhouse in Harrodsburg and had worked at the Dollar Store. She was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Pioneer Baptist Church.

Survivors include: her daughter, Shirley Sampson, Harrodsburg; a sister-in-law, Pauline Holloway, South Lebanon, OH; one grandson, Jerry Sampson. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leslie Holloway and Norman Holloway.

Funeral services were held Sunday, January 7, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Dr. David Hartman officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill

 

Wednesday, August 29,  2007 - Kitsap Sun,  Bremerton, Washington

SCHAEFFER, Nora Blankenship

November 25, 1928 – August 14, 2007

Nora Blankenship Schaeffer of Silverdale was born Nov. 25th, 1928, to Roscoe and Ethel Blankenship in Crab Orchard, Kentucky.

She and Allen Schaeffer were married for 40 years. They raised 5 children in the Port Angeles/Sequim area.

She was very active in her children's schools, serving as P.T.A. President. She worked at Harrington's Restaurant in Port Angeles as a baker and at ModeO'day clothing store. Her hobbies were baking, sewing, arts and crafts and grandchildren.

She is survived by sisters, Margaret Dalton of Ohio and Nellie Hall of Kentucky; brothers, Virgil Blankenship of Tenn. and Charles Blankenship of Ohio; children, Linda (Ron) Pease of Allyn, Jean Pease of Port Hadlock, Nita Waite of Kentucky, Betti Kennedy of Sequim and Allen Schaeffer Jr. of Spokane; grandchildren Ron (Marlene) Pease, Trisha Pease, Carol (Joe]) Shaw, Vicki (Dale) Butts, Matthew (Tracey) Priest, Kristina, Brook Priest, Annie, Jason, Jess Kennedy, Wendy and Terry Schaeffer; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Schaeffer; brother, Tom Blankenship; sisters, Mary Dowell and Sue Todd; and her parents.

There will be a celebration of Nora's life at Golden Tides in Silverdale at 1 p.m. Sept. 8.

 

Thursday, June 14, 2001 – Harrordsburg Herald

SHANLEY, Paul R.

February 05, 1917 – June 07, 2001

Paul R. Shanley, 84, of Lancaster Street in Stanford, died Thursday, June 7, 2001 at his residence.

Born February 5, 1917 in Cincinnati, OH.  He was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Ennis Shanley.

He was a government worker for the Hamilton County courthouse in Cincinnati, OH and a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Danville.

He was a member of the American Legion Post #345 John Logan, a veteran of World War II and a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include: his wife, Dorothy Coleman Shanley, Stanford; one daughter, Barbara Gordon Shewmaker, Harrodsburg; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Danville, Monday, June 11, with Rev. Paul Prabell officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers were John Hester, Tom Powers, Buck Cooper, Earl Lee Taylor, Alan Burnside and John Smith.

Memorials are suggested to Heritage Hospice or Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Danville.

Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford was in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

SHELTON, Joetta Abee
November 30, 1948 – January 16, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD - Joetta Abee Shelton, 60, of Crab Orchard died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Nov. 30, 1948, in Garrard County to the late Earl Mercus and Dorothy (Gill) Abee, she was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Tea Shelton of Crab Orchard; two sons, Ricky (Lisa) Shelton of Broughtontown and Nicky Shelton of Crab Orchard; a granddaughter, Raven Shelton of Crab Orchard; a brother, David Abee of Lancaster; and three sisters, Linda Abee of Broughtontown, Joyce (Brian) Carrier of Lancaster and Juanita (Farley) Talley of Lancaster.

Joetta was preceded in death by two brothers, James Earl and Steven Abee.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bros. Dan Gutenson and Barry Delaney. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mark and Randy Talley, Tony Saylor, Bradley Abee, Brandon Glover and Brian Carrier. Honorary bearers will be Farley Talley and Victoria Dunn.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Friday, January 2, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

SHELTON, Juanita F. Godbey

November 08, 1949 - December 29, 2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Juanita Faye Godbey Shelton, 59, of Crab Orchard, wife of Jesse Shelton, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at her home.

She was the daughter of the late Arnold and Iva Godbey. Along with her husband, Juanita was owner and operator of Shelton's Greenhouse in Crab Orchard. She attended Crab Orchard Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Jesse Ray Shelton of Crab Orchard; daughters, Leigh-Anne (Matt) Miracle of Dublin, Ohio, and Samantha Shelton of Crab Orchard; a son, Jesse Ray Shelton II (Dawn) of Nicholasville; mother-in-law, Donnie Shelton of Crab Orchard; sister, Helen Pike of Perryville; and brothers, Russell (Carolyn) Godbey of Perryville, Travis (Dianne) Godbey of Moreland, Kenneth (Lucy) Godbey of Perryville, Neal (Mary Kay) Godbey of Danville and Edward (Cathy) Godbey of Grand Rapids, Minn.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Crab Orchard Christian Church by Bro. Jim Davis.

Pallbearers will be Wes Williams, Paul Doug Floyd, Gary Shell, Jim Durham, Bob Camenisch and Randy McGuffey.

Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home Notice

SMITH, William “Bill”

August 05, 1935 – January 29, 2009

┼ US Air Force

William “Bill” Smith, 73 of Geneva died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. Born Aug. 5, 1935 in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Clarence and Bertha Smith. He was a US Air Force veteran.

He is survived by a special friend, Betty Hiter of Hustonville; 3 daughters: Julie Adams of McKinney, Jeannie Smith of Indianapolis, IN., and Jenny Schneider of North Vernon, IN; 2 step-daughters: Janet Epling and Cindy Coleman, both of McKinney; 1 brother, Cecil “Chuck” (Violet) Smith of Stanford; 4 sisters: Myrtle Hazlett of Hustonville, Velma (Orville) Ollish of Waynesburg, Kaye (Fred) Reichenbach of Stanford, and Anita Brown of Stanford; a special cousin, Gary Peck of IN; 4 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and 3 step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Florence Sawyer and by 3 brothers: Virgil, Ray and Ronnie Smith.

Services will be at 2 PM, Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Mike Yocum with burial in New Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers are Lester Smith, Earl Dean McWhorter, Michael Ray Brown, Greg Smith, Frank Schneider, and Fred Reichenbach. Honorary pallbearers are Jay Plummer, Possum Walls, Alex and Caleb Schneider, Alison Adkins, Richard Adams, and Gary Peck.

 

Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Harmon
May 23, 1919- January 16, 2009

┼ US Army Veteran

CRAB ORCHARD - Harmon Smith, 89, of Lancaster died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born May 23, 1919, in Preachersville, he was the son of the late George and Fannie Mae Bustle Smith and husband of the late Vedena Mae Aldridge Smith. Harmon was a member of Preachersville United Methodist Church and Garrard County Disabled American Veterans. He was a veteran of the Army.

Survivors Include two daughters, Mildred Dean Harness of Nicholasville and Regina (Roger) Baker of Huntsville, Ala.; a son, Richard H. (Patricia) Smith of Union; a sister, Jewell Anderson of Cincinnati; seven grandchildren, Michael Harness, Kriste Blumetti, Kathy Tussey, Jennifer Shannon Dunn, Kimberly Dawn Johnson, Jennie Michelle Baker and Jessica Lynn Baker; and seven great-grandchildren, Dustin and Amanda Harness, Parker and Pierce Tussey, Canaan Dunn, Madison Johnnson and Sarai Dunn.

He was preceded in death by six brothers, J.H., Robert, James, Jesse, Roy and Earl Smith; and a sister, Sallie Lucille Price.

Services will be noon Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bros. Mike Jones and Matthew P. O'Reilly, with burial in Lancaster Cemetery with military honors by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18.

Pallbearers will be Doug, Jerry, Dougie, Eddie, Tommy and Gerald Smith. Honorary bearers will be Mike and Jeff Smith, Hank Henderson and Kenny Price.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2009, at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, February 17, 2008 – The Morning Journal, Lorain, OH

SPOONAMORE, David M.

January 09, 1923 – February 15, 2008

┼ US Army WWII

AMHERST TOWNSHIP -- David M. Spoonamore, 85, of Amherst Township and formerly of Elyria, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Lorain County Golden Acres Nursing Home, following an extended illness.

He was born in Crab Orchard, Ky., and resided in Elyria for several years before moving to Golden Acres last year.

Mr. Spoonamore was employed at the Elyria Foundry for more than 30 years as a molder. He was a member of the AFL-CIO union.

He was a caregiver to his wife who died in 1994, and during World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the European Theatre. For his service, he was awarded a purple heart. Throughout his life he enjoyed fishing and boating.

Surviving is a daughter,Davilyne Wuljahorodsky of Leeds, England; three grandchildren David Wolfe of Norwalk, Aaron Wolfe of Norwalk and Karaline Morrison of New Orleans; three great-grandchildren Derrick and McKenzie Wolfe and Ava Wolfe; a sister, Anna Marie King of Vermilion; and two brothers James C. Spoonamore of Elyria and Will Thomas Spoonamore of Kentucky . He was preceded in death by his wife 47 years, Elizabeth Carleen; his parents, Thomas L. and Eunice D. Adams Spoonamore; and three sisters Myrtle Bowens, Ruth Brown and Elizabeth Spears.

There will be a private family interment in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.

Garland-Misencik Funeral Home, Amherst, entrusted with arrangements.

 

Thursday, January 8, 2009 – Interior Journal

STEVENS, Deloris M. Adington

September 08, 1927 – January 01, 2009

Deloris Marcelene Stevens, 81, of Eubank, died Thursday, Jan. 1 at University of Kentucky Medical Center.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Sept. 8, 1927, to the late Lonnie and Gertrude Taylor Adington. She was retired from General Electric and the widow of Lester Stevens.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Darrell Stevens; four brothers, Clinton, Bobby, Leo and Darwin "Doc" Adington; and a sister, Marlene Haggard.

Survivors include a son, Dwight Stevens of Eubank; a daughter, Margaret Huber of Eubank; a sister, Margie Wilhelm of Cincinnati, Ohio; six grandchildren, Mark Stevens, Marcie Chansler, Michael Stevens, Kelly Gregory, Daniel Stevens and Brian Huber; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Jan. 5 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Ray Arnold officiating. Burial was in Highland Methodist Cemetery

 

Monday, December 29, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

STULL, Barbara L. Padgett
October 07, 1951 – December 27, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Barbara L. Stull, 57, of Kings Mountain died Saturday.

Born Oct. 7, 1951, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of Mary Whitis Padgett of Lexington and the late Fred Padgett.

Other survivors include her husband, Daniel Stull; a son, Michael Stull of Morehead; her sisters, Betty Coffey of Waynesburg and Gayle Pike of Lexington; a brother, Ronald Padgett of Lexington; and three grandchildren, Sabrina, Tyler and Bradley.

Services will be noon Tuesday at Pleasant Point Baptist Church. Burial at Pleasant Point Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the church.

Memorial gifts may go to the church cemetery fund. Barnett-Demrow Funeral Home is in charge.

 

Monday, December 29, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

SYRELL, Sharon Gilreath
November 28, 1949 – December 27, 2008

WAYNESBURG - Sharon Louise Gilreath Syrell, 59, of Washington Court House, Ohio, formerly of Lincoln County, died Saturday.

Born Nov. 28, 1949, in Dayton, Ohio, she was a daughter of Clora Burnett of Centerville, Ohio, and the late Hubert Gilreath. She was a former secretary for a motorcycle company.

Other survivors include a son, Robert Brian Cayce of San Bernardino, Calif.; two brothers, Paul Gilreath of Centerville, Ohio, and Harold Roger Gilreath of Russellville, Mo.; a sister, Patricia McFan of Charlotte, N.C.; and four grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Double Springs Cemetery.

Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home is in charge.

 

Thursday January 1, 2009 – Interior Journal

TERRELL, Lillie Catherine Morgeson

April 13, 1927 – December 23, 2008

Lillie Catherine Morgeson Terrell, 81, of Danville, died Tuesday, Dec. 23.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born April 13, 1927, to the late John and Hattie Morgeson. She worked at Palm Beach.

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

Funeral services were Dec. 24 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Bro. Mike Osborne officiating. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Sunday, February 15, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

TERRY, Elizabeth Bishop

October 17, 1921 – February 14, 2004

STANFORD - Elizabeth Terry, 82, of Skyline Drive, died Saturday at her residence.

Born Oct. 17, 1921, in Bourbon County, she was the daughter of the late Francis Marion and Rosa Lee Coy Bishop.

She was a seamstress for Palm Beach Factory and member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Alberta Terry; six sons, Gary, Earl and Michael Terry, all of Stanford, Thomas Terry of Waynesburg, David Terry of Perryville, and Mark Terry of Lexington; five daughters, Connie Hall of Knoxville, Tenn., Linda Richards of Stanford, Cathy Faulkner of Waynesburg, Vickie Terry of Muncie, Ind., and Barbara McGirr of Danville; a sister, Martha Bailey of Stanford; a brother, Malcolm Bishop of Richmond; 18 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, James Arthur Terry.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Revs. Vola Brown and Kerry Jones. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steven, Glenn and Chris Richards, Kevin, Patrick and Jonathon Terry, Josh Faulkner and Travis McGirr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tim Faulkner, Michael McGirr, Cullen Terry and Nick and Josh Ernest.

 

Tuesday January 6, 2009 –Advocate-Messenger

WILSON, Earl D., Jr.
January 11, 1965 – January 03, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD - Earl D. Wilson Jr., 43, of Stanford passed away Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

He was the husband of Donna Fields Wilson, whom he married on Feb. 28, 1981.

Born Jan. 11, 1965, in Mount Vernon, Ky., he was the son of Earl Wilson Sr. of Crab Orchard and the late Shirley Gross Wilson. He was an employee of Majors Floor Covering.

Other survivors Include three sons, Jerome Wilson, Matthew Wilson and Dustin Wilson, all of Stanford; three brothers, Bobby (Kasey) Wilson of Danville, Anthony (Alicia) Wilson of Lancaster and John (Barbara) Wilson of Stanford; a sister, Angie (Dale) of Brodhead; and two grandchildren, Devon and Bailey. A host of nieces and nephews also survive.

Services were Monday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Bro. Kaywood Morris, Bro. Dan Gutenson and Bro. John Irwin. Burial was in the Wilson Family Cemetery.