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Lincoln County, KY Obituaries File #63

 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.    

BAILEY, N. Irene Anderson BASTIN, James Matthew BAUGH, William Henry

BENNETT, Pamela L. Martin

BLACK, Cynthia BLANKENSHIP, Mary E. Shaw
BRALEY, John Daniel BROADDUS, Martha Lankford BROWN, Randall Scott
CARRIER, Harold CASH, Dovie Reynolds COCHRAN, Jessie
COFFEY, Ella B. Frederick COFFMAN, Lena Ellis COFFMAN, Robert D., Sr.
COLLINS, Lillie Addington CORNETT, Elsie Hall

COSTAIN, Sylvia Norris

DELK, Alma Pullum Gooch DENNEY, Mattie E. Benge DOUD, Gladys I. Turpin
DURHAM, Jewell Wheeler ELLIOTT, Charles William EUBANKS, Maude
EVANS, Allen Ray (update) EVANS, Allene E. Fleshman FROST, Robert
GOOCH, Emma J. Stewart HARMON, Charles Curtis HILL, Sarah Van Etten
JOHNSON, Estil William JUFER, Martha Douglas LAIR, Helen Harrington
LUNSFORD, Jewell M. Price MANNING, Austin, Tyler MAPLES, Eric Ray
MONTGOMERY, Eugene MOORE, Karen K. Eldridge OSBORNE, Phyllis Davis
PRIVETT, Hazel Sims REED, Jennifer Lunsford REED, Wallace Eugene
RHODUS, Lena Sue RUSSELL, Warren Albert SHELTON, Edith Singleton
SIMS, John T. SMITH, Opal F. Reynolds SPEARS, Thelma J. Masters
TAYLOR, Mary E. Sampson TODD, Curtis TOOMBS, Gerald Leon
WADE, Faye Catlett WALTERS, Jake G., Sr. WHITAKER, Mary Saylor
WILSON, Cordia Williams    

Monday, March 8, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

BAILEY,  Nancy Irene Anderson

October 02, 1928 – March 06, 2004

STANFORD - Irene Anderson Bailey, of Indianapolis, formerly of Preachersville, died Saturday.

She was the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Nannie Mae Gooch Anderson.

Survivors include a sister, Doris A. Spurlin of Preachersville; and a brother, Edward W. Anderson of Harrodsburg.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Forrest Lawn Memorial Chapel in Indianapolis. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Information is courtesy of Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, October 28, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

BASTIN, James Matthew

November 01, 1922 – October 26, 1999
WAYNESBURG -- Services for James Matthew Bastin, 76, of Eubank, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by
Rev. John Silvers. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, following a farm accident at a Lincoln County farm. Bastin
apparently fell off a tractor while changing gears.

Born Nov. 1 1922, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Roy and Farbie R. Bastin. He was a businessman and member of the
Church of God of Prophecy in Waynesburg. He was the member of the Ruritan Club in Eubank and the founder of the Waynesburg Area
Rescue Squad and the Eubank Fire Department. He was an avid hunter.

Survivors include his wife, Violet P. Bastin; three sons, Glen R. Bastin of Louisville, Russell M. Bastin of Somerset, and Mark A. Bastin
of Somerset; three sisters, Dessie Caudill, Deltie Tackett and Mollie Wall-All, all of Eubank; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by a son, James D. Bastin.

 

Wednesday, September 15, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

BAUGH, William Henry

May 06, 1935 – September 15, 1999

┼ US Air Force
CRAB ORCHARD -- William Henry "Bill" Baugh, 64, of Sassafras Tree Lane, Louisville, formerly of Lincoln County, died Tuesday at Veteran's Hospital, Louisville. Born May 6, 1935, in Danville, he was a son of the late Charles and Sally K. Brummett Baugh. He was a retired construction worker, an Air Force veteran and had attended a Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sons, William "Billy" Baugh Jr. of Cincinnati, Charles Baugh of Spokane, Wash., and Dave Baugh of Henderson, Nev.; a sister, Alice Klara of Melbourne, Fla.; four brothers, Ed Baugh of North Ridgeville, Ohio, Craig Baugh of La Grange, Charles Baugh of Amherst, Ohio, and Ray Baugh of Crab Orchard; and six grandchildren.

 Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Crab Orchard Cemetery. There will be no visitation. McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday, October 27, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

BENNETT, Pamela L. Martin

December 27, 1948 – October 27, 1999

CRAB ORCHARD -- Pamela Lynn Martin Bennett, 50, of Ky. 39 North, died today at her home of complications associated with cancer. Born Dec. 27, 1948, in Dayton, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Mary F. Harness Martin.

She was a service manager of Entre Computer Systems of Dayton and a member and pianist of Blue Lick Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Ernest Bennett of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Tammy Martin and Stacy Bennett, both of Crab Orchard; a sister, Gail Sprinkle of West Carrollton, Ohio; a brother, Steve Martin of Ernest Carrollton; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandchild. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Wayne Stephens and Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Friday. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville.

 

Friday, October 29, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

BLACK, Cynthia

June 24, 1910 – October 28, 1999
WAYNESBURG --Cynthia Black, 89, of Old Johnson Road, died Thursday at Stanford House Nursing Home. She was the widow of Melvin Black. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

Friday, September 17, 1999- Advocate-Messenger

BLANKENSHIP, Mary E. Shaw

May 21, 1911 – September 15, 1999

Birth index has birth as 14 May 1911 ---Social Security has birth as 14 May 1911
STANFORD -- Graveside services for Mary Eliza Shaw Blankenship, 88, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Leroy Davis. She died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

 Born May 21, 1911, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary Wyler Shaw. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Cowden Manufacturing Co. She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church and the widow of W.T. Blankenship.

 Survivors include two sons, Tom Blankenship and Billy Shaw Blankenship, both of Preachersville; three sisters, Ann Calloway of Crab Orchard, Rose James of Stanford and Emma James of Dayton, Ohio; and two grandsons. Pallbearers will be Rudolph Wyler, Jim Calloway, Charles Brummett, Harry Helton, Orville Whitaker and Theo Nantz. Honorary pallbearers are Fred Wyler, Billy Severance, Jesse and George Blankenship, Keith Brent, David Abee, Russell Sebastian and Carvis Powers. There will be no visitation. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, October 04, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

BRALEY, John Daniel  

February 15, 1915 – October 03, 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- John Daniel Braley, 82, of Ky. 39, died Sunday at his home. Born Feb. 15, 1915, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ralph E. and Nora Denny Braley. He was a retired farmer and carpenter.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Margaret Brown Braley of Crab Orchard; three sons, Edwin H. Braley, Dwight D. Braley and Daniel H. Braley, all of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Thomas Braley and Foster Braley, both of Cincinnati; two sisters, Josie Gooch of Somerset and Alberta Rogers of Blanchester, Ohio; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Forest W. Braley.

 Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery by the Rev. Ernie Arnold. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and after noon Wednesday at the church.

 

 

 

Sunday, October 10, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger  

BROADDUS, Martha Lankford

January 21, 1920 – October 07, 1999


STANFORD -- Services for Martha Lankford Broaddus, 79, of Stanford, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev Tim Boschen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

 Born Jan. 21, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William Porter and Margaret Lynn Lankford. She was a retired nurse and a member of Stanford Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave R. Broaddus. Survivors include two brothers, Raymond E. Lankford of Somerset and James E. Lankford of Danville; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Greg Foley, James W. Adams Jr., James W. Adams III, Timothy Adams, Mark Lynch, and Rick Poe.

 

 

Sunday, February 08, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

BROWN, Randal Scott
February 18, 1982 – February 06, 2009

WAYNESBURG - Randal Scott "Scotty" Brown, 26, of Waynesburg died Friday at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

Born Feb.18, 1982, in Danville to Randal Eugene and Patsy Lynn Sims Brown, he was a tool and die man for Toyotetsu (TTAI) in Somerset, a 2000 graduate of Lincoln County High School, a 2002 graduate of Somerset Technical College where he received a 4.0 grade point average and National Honor Society recognition, and a member of Pond Baptist Church.

Scotty loved playing Monopoly and Playstation, the outdoors, deer hunting, paintball, his pitbull, Jack Russell and Doberman dogs; and, most of all, riding his Yamaha motorcycle.

Survivors include his loving wife of five years, Alicia Jo Walker Brown of Waynesburg; his daughter, Taylor Brown; his parents, Randy and Patsy Brown of Kings Mountain; a brother, Eric Lynn (Natasha) Brown of Kings Mountain; his maternal grandparents, Wallace and Rose Alma Sims of Kings Mountain; his in-laws, Bobby and Shelly King of Kings Mountain, and Charlie and Barb Walker of Somerset; two brother-in-laws, Dylan King of Kings Mountain and Ethan Walker of Somerset; a sister-in-law, Angela Walker of Waynesburg; a nephew, Brady; a niece, Haylee; and several cousins and special friends.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Charles Leon and Bessie Brown.

An Appreciation of Life service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Bros. Eric Douglas and Brad King, with burial to follow in Sims Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may go to Pond Baptist Church.

 

Friday, October 29, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

CARRIER, Harold

February 12, 1940 – October 27, 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Harold Carrier, 59, of Ky. 39 North, will be 1 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Gary Story. Burial will be in Carrier & Pitts Cemetery. He died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital after suffering from cancer. Born Feb. 12, 1940, in Nicholasville, he was a son of the late James and Dixie Hood Emery Carrier. He was a retired building construction worker and husband of Myrna Toyce Harrison Carrier.

 Survivors include two step-sons, Morris Logan and Billy Gene Whitaker, both of Lexington; three sisters, Ruth Earl Forrest and Elsie Virginia Sabottke, both of Nicholasville; and a sister, Betty Pitts of Crab Orchard; three brothers, James E. "Jake" and William "Bill" Carrier, both of Nicholasville, and Russell B. Carrier of Crab Orchard; three step grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Saturday. Pallbearers will be Allie and Coleman Harrison, John Paul Pitts, Colby Langford, Bobby Davis and Gregory Vance.

 

Sunday, October 31, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

CASH, Dovie Reynolds

April 18, 1916 – October 30, 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Dovie Reynolds Cash, 83, of Old Richmond Road, Crab Orchard, died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hosptal. Born April 18, 1916, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Sara McWilliams Reynolds. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. She was the widow of Swannie Cash. She was preceded in death by two sons, Granville Ray Cash and Lloyd B. Cash.

Survivors include a daughter, LaVone Dyer of Eubank; two sons, Eddie Cash of Eubank and Wayne Cash of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Lucy Logsdon of Franklin, Ind., and Dessie Reynolds of Eubank; a brother, Clarence Reynolds of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fairview Church of Christ Cemetery at Willailla. Visitation is after 6:30 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home, and after noon Monday at Fairview Church of Christ. Burial will be om Fairview Church of Christ Cemetery.

 

Sunday, October 10, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

COCHRAN, Jessie

May 13, 1910 – October 08, 1999
MORELAND -- Jessie Cochran, 89, of Liberty, died Friday at Stanford House Nursing Home. Born May 13, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late W.H. and Mildred McWhorter McKinney. She was a homemaker and the widow of Forrest Cochran. Survivors include a brother, Sam McKinney of Liberty; and a sister, Hazel Lakes of Connersville, Ind. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. G.W. Smith. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

 

Friday, April 23, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

COFFEY, Ella B. Frederick

December 27, 1908 – April 22, 2004

STANFORD - Services for Ella B. Coffey, 97, of Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Glen Peck. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

She died Thursday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born Dec. 27, 1908, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Lula Gifford Frederick. She was a homemaker, a member of McKinney Baptist Church and the widow of Alvora Coffey.

Survivors include a brother, Coleman Frederick of North Vernon, Ind.; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Clyde, Donald and Kenneth Coffey.

Pallbearers will be Gary Peck, Darryl Frederick, Chuck Smith, Larry Pike, Fred Reichenbach and Frank Wethington.

 

 

Tuesday,  March 2, 2004- Advocate-Messenger

COFFMAN, Lena Ellis

August 30, 1916 – February 29, 2004

MORELAND - Lena Coffman, 87, of Orange Park, Fla., died Sunday in Florida.

Born Aug. 30, 1916, she was the daughter of the late James and Brusha Peyton Ellis. She was the widow of Elmer C. Coffman.

Survivors include a son, Elmer G. Coffman of Orange Park, Fla.; three sisters, Edna Peyton and Essie Taylor, both of Liberty, and Mary Mullins of Lebanon; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith.

Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Thursday, October 28, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

COFFMAN, Robert Duell, Sr.

August 04, 1923 – October 27, 1999

┼ US Navy
MORELAND -- Robert Duell Coffman Sr., 76, of Louisville, died Wednesday at Norton Health Care Pavilion in Louisville. Born Aug. 4, 1923, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Robert Leslie and Agnes Coffman. He served in the Navy for 27 years before he worked in 24 years at the Naval Ordinance in Louisville. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife Edith C. Coffman; a son, Robert D. Coffman Jr. of Burke, Va.; two grandchildren; and one sister, Mildred Reed of Hustonville. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral in Moreland by Rev. Doyle Lakes. Burial will be at the Hustonville Cemetery with military rites performed by Casey County Funeral Squad. Visitation will be 4 p.m. Friday with Masonic rites by Rocky Ford Masonic Lodge at 7:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday,  January 13, 2004 – The Commonwealth Journal

 

COLLINS, Lillie Addington

December 28, 1916 – January 10, 2004  

Lillie Addington Collins, 88, Edgewood Drive, Nicholasville, Ky., a native of Letcher County, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
She was born Dec. 28, 1916, the daughter of the late Campbell and Vickie Mullins Addington. She was a homemaker, a member of Burgin Baptist Church and a member of Waynesburg Order of the Eastern Star No. 501.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Collins, Boston, Ky., and Steve Collins, Lexington; four daughters, Velma Ware, Sarasota, Fla., Peggy Estes, Lexington, Barbara Goodlett, Venice, Fla., and Linda Vaught, Somerset; a brother, Ernest Addington, Hustonville, Ky.; a sister, Geneva Gooch, South Fork, Ky.; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Collins, and her parents.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today (Monday, Jan. 12, 2004) at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Todd Rader officiating.
Burial will be in the Double Springs Cemetery.  [See file # 36, for Arthur]

 

 

 

November, 2001 – Commonwealth Journal

CORNETT, Elise Hall

September 21, 1958 - November 11, 2001

Elise (Hall) Cornett, 43, Cornett Lane, Kings Mt. passed away Sunday November 11, 2001 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

She was born September 21, 1958, a daughter of Estill Hall and Shirley (Branham) Hall. She was a Patient Care Tech. a Ephraim McDowell Hospital and a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Earl Cornett, whom she married on March 21, 1976;two sons, Thomas Clay and (Anjanette) Hall, Ft. Eutos, VA. and Timothy Earl and (Stacey) Cornett, Kings Mt, Ky.; one brother Willard Hall, Kings Mt, Ky.; one sister, Bertha Hall, Science Hill, Ky. four grandchildren, Hannah & Tyler Cornett, Dakota and Arianna Hall.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 P.M., Wednesday November 14, 2001 at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral home with Bro. Bill Rhodus officiating. Burial will be in the Double Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6;00 P.M., Tuesday November 13, 2001 at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral Home. Morris and Hislope Funeral home in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Sunday,  February 25, 2007 – Advocate-Messenger

COSTAIN, Sylvia Norris

October 07 1938 Lincoln Co. KY – February 14, 2007

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Sylvia (Norris) Costain, 68, formerly of Hustonville, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, in her home.

After coping with a lung disease for years, she finally went to be with her Lord - and with her little daughter, Christy Ann, who passed away at age 5. Sylvia was a home economics major and University of Kentucky graduate, teaching high school students both in the United States and abroad. She visited dozens of foreign countries during her wide travels. Sylvia was a homemaker, loving wife and devoted mother, who reflected biblical values throughout her life. All those she knew agree that she was a model of love and grace.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe and Hilda Sapp Norris, and by her daughter. Surviving immediate family members include her husband R.Y.; their sons, Bill (Sherry) and Brad (Shellie); granddaughters, Ginna, Avery and Sydney; as well as Sylvia's sister, Patricia Warren (Roy), all of Colorado Springs; and an uncle, B.C. Norris of Middleburg.

Interment was at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver. Memorial Service was at Forestgate Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, February 20.

 

Friday, September 17, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

DELK, Alma Pullum Gooch

May 22, 1916 – September 16, 1999

            WAYNESBURG -- Services for Alma Pullum Delk, 83, of Kings Mountain, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Locust Grove Baptist Church, Kings Mountain, by John Dean. Burial will be in Locust Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 22, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Bill and Ann Stull Pullum. She was a homemaker, a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church and the widow of Elmer Gooch and Oscar Delk. Survivors include four sons, Adolphus Gooch, Clifton Gooch Arnold L. Gooch and James C. Gooch, all of Kings Mountain; three daughters, Edith Luttrell of Kings Mountain, Mary E. Cornett of Sidney, Ohio, and Shirley Fairbanks of Decatur, Tenn.; five sisters, Rosetta Greer and Ada Snow, both of Kings Mountain, Bessie Leigh of Castleberry, Fla., Effie Jones of Waynesburg and Martha Jones of Bethel, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, James V. Gooch. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at the church Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, September 20, 1999- Advocate-Messenger

DENNEY, Mattie E. Benge

March 02, 1909 – September 19, 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Mattie Elizabeth Benge Denney, 90, of Ky. 1770, Stanford, died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born March 2, 1909, in Crab Orchard, she was a daughter of the late Anderson and Molly Watson Benge. She was a homemaker and widow of Homer Denney. She was a member of New Hope First Church of God.

 Survivors include two daughters, Juanita Duvall and Ina Bullock, both of Crab Orchard; a son, Ray Denney of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree and Ron Meece. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

 

 

Thursday, May 22, 2008 – Advocate-Messenger

DOUD, Gladys I. Turpin
November 20, 1929 – May 20, 2008

JUNCTION CITY - Gladys Ivy Turpin Doud, 78, of Junction City died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was the widow of Robert Carter Doud.

Born Nov. 20, 1929, in Bedford, Ind., she was a daughter of Alry and Laura Asbury Turpin. She was a homemaker and a member of Junction City Methodist Church.

Survivors include five sons, Robert Thomas (Carlene) Doud of Selinsgrove, Pa., Michael Bayard (Susan) Doud of Danville, Chester Glenn Doud of Atlanta, Ga., Terry Lee (Nancy) Doud of Stanford, and Allen Forrest (Barbara) Doud of Junction City; two brothers, Bobby Gene Turpin of Crab Orchard and Orville David (Shelby) Turpin of Indianapolis; three sisters, Margie Lawson of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Elsie Hair and Myrtle Dale (Jimmy) Hurt, both of Junction City; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home and Family Center by the Rev. Brian Arant. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

 

Tuesday, September 14, 2004 – Commonwealth Journal  

DURHAM, Jewell Wheeler  

July 27, 1922  - September 11, 2004

Jewell Durham, 82, of the Dabney Community, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her residence.

She was born July 27, 1922, in Casey County, daughter of the late Eddie and Annie Bastin Wheeler.

She was retired from Palm Beach Company, where she worked as a seamstress for 21 years, and was a member of Somerset First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include her husband, Chester Durham, whom she married Sept. 14, 1940; a daughter, Sylvia Lee, Somerset; eight brothers, Roy (and Carrie) Wheeler, Claude (and Edna) Wheeler and Clyde (and Lorraine) Wheeler, all of Ohio, Reed (and Betty) Wheeler, Florida, Junior Estel (and Evelyn) Wheeler, Liberty, Ky., and Ed Wheeler, Clifford (and Catherine) Wheeler, and Ronald (and Joyce) Wheeler, all of Ohio; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Betty Lou Durham Meece; and three brothers who died in infancy.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 14), at the Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with the Revs. Steve Wheeler and John Amspaugh officiating.

Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.

 

 

 

Friday, October 01, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

ELLIOTT, Charles William

March 27, 1935 – September 29, 1999

┼ US Air Force – Korea
STANFORD -- Services for Charles William Elliott, 64, of Green River Road, were scheduled for today at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. He died Wednesday at Veterans Administration Hospital, Lexington.

Born March 27, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ransom T. and Ruby Garner Elliott. He was a retired farmer and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He had served as an Air Force mechanic for eight years.

Survivors include his wife, Rachel Miracle Elliott; a son, Charles E. Elliott of Stanford; a daughter, Betty S. Sims of Stanford; three brothers, John G. Elliott of Danville and George "Bucky" and Joe R. Elliott, both of Hustonville; and two grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Dale and Kevin Kirkpatrick and Ronnie, George, Jason and Donnie Elliott.

 

Wednesday, October 06, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

EUBANKS, Maude
WAYNESBURG -- Maude Eubanks, 94, formerly of Waynesburg, died today at Rockcastle County Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

 

Thursday, October 30, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger 

UPDATED OBITUARY

EVANS, Allen Ray “AL”  

December 27, 1924 – October 28, 2003

┼ US Navy WW II , Pacific

Allen Ray "Al" Evans, 78, of Terrace Court, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 27, 1924, in Chicago, he was the son of the late Allen R. and Gladys B. Jutt Evans. He was a real estate salesman, broker and appraiser, and former co-owner of Montgomery Real Estate with his partner Buddy Edwards. He was a former member and vice president of Danville Board of Realtors.

He had been a salesman for International Shoe Co. in St. Louis and Sein and Glass Shoe Co. in Pennsylvania. He and his wife were owners of Model Laundry and Dry Cleaning in Danville and Harrodsburg.

He was a graduate of Columbia Military Academy in Columbia, Tenn., and attended University of Kentucky where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He was a member of American Legion Post 52 in Harrodsburg, a former member of Harrodsburg and Danville Rotary clubs, and a member of Danville Country Club. After his retirement, Evans served as a Hospice volunteer for 14 years and for American Cancer Society. He was a member and deacon at First Christian Church and volunteered at the church's Christian Life Center.

A Navy veteran of World War II, Evans served in the Pacific Theatre aboard the U.S.S. Fitzgerald.

Survivors include his wife, Allene F. Fleshman Evans; a son, Samuel A. Evans of San Jose, Calif.; and a granddaughter.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

 

Saturday, April 22, 2006 – Bluefield Daily Telegraph – WV

EVANS, Allene Elizabeth Fleshman

DANVILLE, Ky.- Allene Elizabeth Fleshman Evans died Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at McDowell Place, Danville.

Born June 10, 1920 in Tazewell County, West Graham, Va. (now Bluefield, Va.), she was the daughter of the late Wade and Amma C. Ruble Fleshman Hampton. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Danville. She was a volunteer for Heritage Hospice Inc., Ephraim McDowell Health Auxiliary, Danville-Boyle County Library, Adult Learning Center, and the Christian Life Center. She retired from Central Kentucky Federal Savings Bank as an assistant cashier and secretary. She was also formerly employed by the Flat Top National Bank of Bluefield in the same capacity.

She was predeceased by her husband, Allen Ray Evans; two brothers, A. Elmo Fleshman and Wade H. Fleshman Jr.; and a sister, Anna Juanita Watson.

Survivors include a son, Samuel Ashworth Evans and daughter in law Karen Doi Evans of Campbell, Calif.; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Doi Evans of Campbell; one sister, Agnes Fleshman Murphey of Melbourne, Fla.; two sisters in law, Ruth Creasy Fleshman and Marguerite Ashworth Smith, both of Bluefield, Va.; two nieces, Patricia Murphy Compton and Karen Smith Evans of Bluefield, Va.; a nephew, Wade Hampton Fleshman.

Services will be conducted Friday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at First Christian Church in Danville with Dr. Jerry Shepard and the Rev. Kristy Stuckel officiating. Burial will be at the Hustonville Cemetery in Hustonville, Ky. for family and close friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Stith Funeral Home, Danville.

 

Friday, February 04, 2005 – Advocate-Messenger

FROST, Robert “Bobby Joe”

September 21, 1940 – February 02, 2005

LIBERTY - Services for Robert "Bobby Joe" Frost, 64, of Old Liberty Road, Hustonville, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Donovan Smith and James M. Lynn. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery .

He died Wednesday at his home.

Born Sept. 21, 1940 in Casey County, he was a son of Ocie Cannon Frost of Liberty and the late Joseph R. Frost.

He was a retired truck driver and a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Taylor Frost; a son, Jeff Frost of Hustonville; a daughter, Jill Shoemaker of Liberty; two grandchildren; and a step granddaughter.

Pallbearers will be Jeff and Todd Frost, Ronnie and Dannie Atwood, Greg Taylor and Ricky Cannon. Honorary pallbearers are Briana Issacs, Emily Shewmaker, Gary Lynn and Rollan Cannon. [Ocie Cannon Frost obituary – File #  46]

 

Monday, October 04, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

GOOCH, Emma J. Stewart

May 04, 1925 – October 02, 1999 
Emma J. Gooch, 74, of Boneyville Road, Stanford, died Saturday at her home after an illness. Born May 4, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Georgia Stewart. She was a homemaker and a member of Boneyville Baptist Church.

 Survivors include her husband, John "J.T." Gooch; three daughters, Margaret Brown, Trudy Gooch and Sandra Hill, all of Stanford; a son, Glenn Gooch of Lexington; two sisters, Margaret Beasley and Mary E. Penman, both of Stanford; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

 Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Boneyville Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Coulter. Burial will be in Milton Simpson Cemetery, Lincoln County. Pallbearers will be Oliver Miller Jr., James Suter, O'Neith Fitzgerald, William Brown, Harry Gooch and Robert Coulter. Honorary pallbearers are Eugene Jones, Charles Logan, Charles Cloyd, Herbert and Oheodore Simpson, and George Reid. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, October 25, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

HARMON, Charles Curtis

March 08, 1923 – October 25, 1999

┼ US Army, WW II
STANFORD -- Charles Curtis Harmon, 76, of Rice Lane, died Monday at his home. Born March 8, 1923, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late William and Lucy Carson Harmon.

 He was a former owner of Harmon Paving Co. and farmer, and a member of Stanford Baptist Church, the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 345. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a Silver Star recipient. He was the widow of Eva James Harmon.

Survivors include two sons, Danny Harmon of Stanford and Terry Harmon of Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Carl Harmon of Danville; three sisters, Nancy Ewing and Martha Dunn, both of Danville, and Mary Alice Wilcher of New Salem; and two grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Stewart Dawson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Neal James, Marty Gibson, Carl Gene Harmon, Dwight Gordon, Michael James and Jerry Wilcher. Honorary pallbearers are Ray James, Charlie Tapp, Otha Renner, Pat Peck, Russell Richie and Richard Dunn. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

 

Monday, February 09, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

HILL, Sarah Van Etten

October 14, 1914 – February 07, 2009

STANFORD - Sarah Agnes Hill, 94, of Kings Mountain died Saturday.

Born Oct. 14, 1914, in Ithaca, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late William and Ada Wood Van Etten.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Wilson Hill; and sons, Lawrence Gordon and Roger Hill.

Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Ochsner; two sons, John W. Hill and Gerald A. Hill; a sister, Rena Clute; 14 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Stanford Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness. [Cremated]

Fox Funeral Home is in charge.

 

Wednesday, October 06, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

JOHNSON, Estil William
WAYNESBURG -- Estil William Johnson, 79, of Kings Mountain, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Lillian Pumphrey Johnson. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

Sunday, September 26, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

JUFER, Martha Douglas

August 09, 1913 – September 25, 1999
STANFORD -- Martha Jufer, 86, of Stanford House Nursing Home, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born Aug. 9, 1913, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Marion and Sally Elliott Douglas. She was a homemaker and a 60-year member of Ephesus Baptist Church. She was the widow of Louis Jufer.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Jufer of Waynesburg and Fred Jufer of Lexington; two daughters, Kathleen Hume of Stanford and Ann E. Yontz of Cincinnati; two sisters, Marie Ingram and Phyllis Griffin, both of Stanford; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree and Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in the Reformed Lutheran Cemetery, Ottenheim. Pallbearers will be Glen Yontz, Doug and Timothy Jufer, Mark Blythe, John Godbey, Rick Edwards and Dennis Jones. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

 

 

July 2003 – The Daily Mining Gazette – Houghton, Mich.

LAIR, Helen Harrington

October 22, 1917 – July 23, 2003
STANFORD, Ky.
— Helen Harrington Lair, 85, of Stanford, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center In Danville, Ky.
She was born on October 22, 1917 in Calumet, the daughter of the late Dennis and Margaret Lowe Harrington. She was a graduate of Centre College.
She married Hanry Clark Lair and he preceded her in death on September 25, 1997.
Surviving are her sons, Denny (Peggy) Lair of Stanford, Ky., Tim (Pam) Lair of Stanford, Ky., Pat (Lisa) Lair of Georgetown, Ky., Shea (Mary Beth) Lair of Stanford, Ky.; sisters, Margaret “Peg” Swonk of Skokie, Ill.; Dorothy “Dot” Williams of Lake Linden; grandchildren, Lorna and Denny Lair, Jr., Betty Bridgman, Clara and Julie Lair, Bryson and Larkin Lair, Sean, Mollie and Alan Lair; and great-grandchildren, Mallory and Clark Bridgman.
She was preceded in death by a brother; and three sisters.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 26, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the Fox Funeral Home in Stanford with Rev. James C. Erwin officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery,  in Stanford.

 

Monday, October 04, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

LUNSFORD, Jewell M. Price

August 04, 1910 – October 03, 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Jewell Marie Price Lunsford, 89, of Walnut Street, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 4, 1910, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Dovie Wilson Price.

She was a retired employee of Palm Beach Co., and a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church. She was the widow of William A. Lunsford.

 Survivors include a daughter, Marjorie A. Bunch of Crab Orchard; a son, Melvin E. Lunsford of Crab Orchard; a sister, Ina Peel of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Gaines and Hobert Price, both of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin F. Lunsford.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. Memorials may go to East End Ambulance Service and America Diabetes Association.

 

Sunday, August 26, 2007 –Advocate-Messenger

MANNING, Austin Tyler
2007-2007

STANFORD - Austin Tyler Manning, infant, of Stanford, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Fort Logan Hospital.

He was stillborn Friday, the son of John and Christy Grimes Manning of Stanford.

Other survivors include a sister, Madison Manning; maternal grandparents, Mike and Teresa Grimes of Lancaster; and paternal grandparents, Jerry and Cathy Manning of Stanford.

Graveside services conducted by Jody Coontz, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.



Tuesday, July 13, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

MAPLES, Eric Ray

May 12, 1989 – July 12, 2004

STANFORD - Services for Eric Ray Maples, 15, of McKinney, will be noon Thursday at Redemption Road Church by Gary Yocom. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Monday in his home.

Born May 12, 1989, in Boyle County, he was the son of Ronnie and Tracy Moore Maples of Hustonville. He was a student at Redemption Road Academy and a member of Redemption Road Church.

Other survivors include a brother, Ronnie Lee Maples of Hustonville; grandparents Linda Spillman of Waynesburg, and Ronald and Ruby Mae Privett Maples of Lancaster.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Maples, Darryl Graves, Mike Carrier, Larry Privett, Sammy Polston and Junior Atkins. Honorary pallbearers are students of Redemption Road Academy.

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 – Advocate-Messenger

MONTGOMERY, Eugene

November 11, 1940 – November 14, 2005

STANFORD - Eugene Montgomery, 65, of Mount Salem, died Monday at his home.

Born Nov. 11, 1940, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Herbert and Ruth May Montgomery. He was a retired employee of Matsushita Appliance Corp. and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Merle Lucas Montgomery; two sons, Mark Montgomery of Danville and Marty Montgomery of Mount Salem; a sister, Mildred Davis of Lancaster; four brothers, R.C. Montgomery of Junction City, Charles Montgomery of Danville, Edward Montgomery of Lancaster and Donnie Montgomery of Mount Washington; and a grandson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Travis Farris and Kyle Young. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Tharp, Bruce Roller, Wayne Doolin, Jon Troute, Kenny Curtis and Joe Julian. Honorary pallbearers will be Elsie Brewster, Cordelia Reed, Gladys Maddox, Shawn Owens, Carl Wilder, James Earl Wilder and Jody Jarrett.

 

Sunday, April 5, 2004 – The Commonwealth Journal

MOORE, Karen K. Eldridge

July 21 1949 – April 01, 2004

Karen K. Moore, 54, Hwy. 790, Bronston, Kentucky passed away Thursday, April 1st, 2004 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, Kentucky.

She was born July 21st, 1949 in Emporia, Kansas the daughter of the late William Jefferson Eldridge Jr., and Phyllis Geraldine Duncan Eldridge. She was a Registered Nurse for the Communities of Oakwood, Somerset, Kentucky and a member of Beacon Hill Baptist Church, Somerset, Kentucky.

She is survived by her husband; Terry G. Moore, whom she married on September 3rd, 1968 in Emporia, Kansas: two sons; Gregory Todd Moore and Tyler Grant Moore both of Somerset, Kentucky: one brother; William Jefferson Eldridge III, Missouri: one grandchild; Strahd Alexander Moore.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 5th, 2004 at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Brother Marvin Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Kentucky. Visitation will be after 6:00 p.m., Sunday, April 4th, 2004 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

 

Wednesday, June 2, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

OSBORNE, Phyllis Davis

STANFORD - Phyllis Davis Osborne, 73, of Stanford, died Tuesday at her home.

Born Aug. 31, 1930, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Barney and Mary Belle Hurst Davis. She was a cook, retired from Stanford Elementary School.

Survivors include her husband, Stacy C. Osborne of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; two sons, Stacy Osborne Jr. of Sharonville, Ohio, and Tracy E. Osborne of Cincinnati; two daughters, Lee Magrish of Maderia, Ohio, and Holly Samson of Lancaster; a brother, Lincoln Davis of Stanford; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Hugh Davis, Randy Hale, Ryan Magrish, Logan Boyd, John Samson and Jim Magrish.

 

Thursday, August 18, 2005 – Advocate-Messenger

PRIVETT, Hazel Sims

June 28, 1922 – August 16, 2005

STANFORD - Graveside services for Hazel Sims Privett, 83, of McKinney, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery,  by Charles Walls.

She died Tuesday at her residence.

Born June 28, 1922, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Naomia Delk Sims. She was a former restaurant owner, the widow of Tommy Privett and a member of McKinney Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Keith Austin of Stanford; two daughters, Kaye Hale of Stanford and Karen Patterson of Hustonville; five sisters, Louise Hounchell and Mildred Jones, both of McKinney, Pauline Moore of Kings Mountain, Almeda Beckett of Cincinnati and Delores Terry of Ottenheim; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, November 2, 2006 – The Cincinnati Enquirer

REED, Jennifer Lunsford

June 01, 1947 – October 30, 2006

COLD SPRING - Jennifer Lunsford Reed, 59, died Monday at her daughter's home in California.

She worked for 32 years with Cinergy, was a member of First Baptist Church of Alexandria, Scottish Rite 33 Degree Club, the Yearlings Club, Fort Mitchell, and volunteered at St. Charles Nursing Home.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Reed; daughter, Michelle Kohls; father, John Lunsford; brother, John Lunsford; sisters, Judy Maxwell and Jeannetta Day; and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. with service following Friday at First Baptist Church of Alexandria. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Fort Thomas, is handling arrangements.

 

Sunday, February 08, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

REED, Wallace Eugene
October 26, 1933 – February 05, 2009

STANFORD - Wallace E. "Gene" Reed, 75, of Stanford died Thursday.

Born Oct. 26, 1933, in Lincoln County to the late Lon and Bessie Bastin Reed, he was a farmer, a member of the Lincoln County Cattlemen's Association, a Kentucky Colonel and an avid University of Kentucky fan.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Charlotte Wilcop Reed; two sons, Mike (Vickie) Reed of Stanton and Jeff (Teresa) Reed of Waynesburg; a brother, Norman Reed of Danville; four grandchildren, Casey and Morgan of Waynesburg, and Katie and Anna Nell of Stanton; and four nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Sherman and Danny Reed.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel by Revs. Johnny Thompson and Don Scilley. Burial is in Highland Methodist Church Cemetery.

Casketbearers are Phil Burton, David New, Eugene Judge, Tim Tillett, Kenneth Long, Mike McGuffey, Pete Bland, David Snyder and Scott Carrier.

 

Sunday, December 04, 2005 – Advocate-Messenger

RHODUS, Lena Sue

November 16, 1942 – December 02, 2005

Lena Sue Rhodus, 63, of Carrigan Drive, died Friday at Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born Nov. 16, 1942, in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Vena Smith Rhodus. She was a lab technician at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Dorothy Rhodus and Helen Durbin, both of Danville, and Betty Young of Stanford; and two brothers, Charles Rhodus of Hillsboro, Ohio, and Claude Rhodus of Waynesburg.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Willow Grove Baptist Church by Brad King and Dale Denton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery .

Pallbearers will be the nephews. Honorary pallbearers are the great-nieces and great-nephews.

 

Tuesday, September 28, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

RUSSELL, Warren Albert

July 17, 1924 – September 27, 1999 
MORELAND -- Warren Albert Russell, 75, of Waynesburg, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Born July 17, 1924, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Warren A. and Mary Lou Adams Russell.

 Survivors include a brother, Hoover Russell of Cincinnati; and a sister, Alberta Prewitt of Hot Springs, Ark. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Sunday, October 31, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

SHELTON, Edith Singleton

July 29, 1915 – October 29, 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Edith Singleton Shelton, 84, of Stanford, died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born July 29, 1915, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late John and Della Singleton. She was a homemaker and a member of Crab Orchard Church of God. She was the widow of Ed Singleton.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Shelton of Stanford and Gary Wayne Shelton of Corydon, Ind.; three daughters, Edna Compton and Bernice Renner, both of Stanford, and Wanda Cornelius of Lancaster; three sisters, Vedina Walls of Stanford, Mary McKnight of Greenfield, Ind., and Evelyn Taylor of Williamsburg; 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. She was preceeded in death by three sons, James Edward, Chester and Paul Shelton.

Services will be 4 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Carr. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bill and Bruce Hester, Roger Simpson, Kenneth Shelton Jr., Chris Shelton and David Morgan.

 

Sunday, October 10, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

SIMS, John T.

March 12, 1912 – October 07, 1999
WAYNESBURG -- Services for John T. Sims, 87, of the Walltown community, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Revs. Harold Austin and J.R. Phillippe Jr. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

He died Thursday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center. Born March 12, 1912, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Henry G. and Mary Campbell Sims. He was a farmer and hunter and a member of Walltown Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lena Phillippe. Survivors include his wife, Anna Rigney Sims of Walltown; three sons, Hubert Sims of Walltown, and Hollis and Lloyd Sims, both of Louisville; a daughter, Linda Patterson of Walltown; a brother, Paul Sims of Somerset; a sister, Beatrice Peddue of Somerset; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be John Haddix, Danny Sims, Steven Sims, Michael Sims, Ray Sims, Garland Phillippe and Anthony Sims.

 

Monday, February 09, 2009 – Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Opal F. Reynolds
September 04, 1925 – February 08, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD - Opal Frances Reynolds Smith, 83, of Broughtontown died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. She was the widow of Earl M. Smith.

Born Sept. 4, 1925, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Virgil M. and Ann Liza Bee Sims Reynolds. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and a retired cook, having worked at Broughtontown School for more than 20 years.

Survivors Include five children, Sheila Kilgore of Nashville, Tenn., and David (Emma) Smith, Marilyn Carmen, Donald Smith and Marlene Brown, all of Crab Orchard; three sisters, Marcia (Harold) Faulkner, Alma Jean (Ralph) Delk and Betty (Nolan) Scott; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Earl Smith; a sister, Janelle Stone; and six brothers, Carl, Leo, Boyce, Glen, Ralph and Virgil Reynolds Jr.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Bethel Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Brandon and Bradley Brown, Shane Carmen, Dennie and Joseph Smith and Roy Sharp.

Honorary pallbearers are Adam Hopkins, Scott Lawson, Brian Moberly, Dwight Sneed, Brad Carrier, Glen Ross, Darrell Carmen, Wayne Brown and Steve Kilgore.

 

Thursday, September 16, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

SPEARS, Thelma J. Masters

June 06, 1927 – September 14, 1999
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Thelma J. "Tommy" Masters Spears, 72, widow of Edgar L. Spears Jr., died Tuesday. Survivors include three sons, Danny, David and Dervin Spears; and a sister, Louise Singleton. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hodapp Funeral Home. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today. Memorials may go to the American Diabetes Association. [Birth Index lists mother as, Wallace Lay. Thelma was born in Lincoln Co. KY ]

 

Thursday, September 16, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

TAYLOR, Mary E. Sampson

May 16, 1941 – September 14, 1999

STANFORD -- Services for Mary Elizabeth Sampson Taylor, 58, of Halls Gap Estates, Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Pentecostal Fellowship Church, Lancaster, by the Revs. Jim Cook and Tommy Wall. Burial will be in Fellowship Cemetery. She died Tuesday at her home.

Born May 16, 1941, in Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Lorenzo and Hazel Billy Ward Sampson. She was a certified nursing assistant at Stanford House Nursing Home for 15 years and a member of Pentecostal Fellowship Church.

 Survivors include two daughters, Polly A. Cochran of Lancaster and Sherri L. Long of Stanford; six brothers, Tex, Earl and Cecil Sampson, all of Dayton, Ohio, Willard Sam-pson of New Lebanon, Ohio, Dow Sampson of Visialla, Calif., and Clarence Sampson of Heritage, Tenn.; five sisters, Virginia Bake and Alice Lambert, both of Lincolnton, Ga., Norma L. Roop of Campbellsburg, Ind., Wilma J. Gilbert of Jacksonville, Ark., and Judy Johnson of Madison, Tenn.; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jason Key, Thurman Pearson, David Lewis, Rodney Creech, Luther Akers and Bob Creech. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Sunday, September 12, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

TODD, Curtis

August 30, 1940 – September 10, 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Curtis Todd, 59, of 260 Jim Weaver Road died Friday at his home. Born Aug. 30, 1940, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Leonard and Vernie Reynolds Todd of Crab Orchard. He served three years as deputy jailer under former Lincoln County Jailer Bill Snyder. He was a member of the Baptist church. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Ann Phillips.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Kidwell Todd; a daughter, Pamela Kay Wethington of Liberty; two sons, James Wesley Todd and Curtis Dwayne Todd, both of Crab Orchard; three sisters, Willene Powers, Carol Brown and Brenda Helton, all of Crab Orchard; four brothers, Carlos Todd of Westchester, Ohio, Leroy Todd and Dexter Todd, both of Crab Orchard, and Cletus Todd of Stanford; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree and Darrell Gentry. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Broughtontown. Pallbearers will be Bobby Hodge, Bob Brown, Tony Todd, Gary Phillips, James and Jimmy Middleton, Jason Todd and Junior Gordon. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Colin Raitiere, Dr. Mark Spurlin, Jeremy Garrison and Hershel Braley.

 

Sunday, October 04, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

TOOMBS, Gerald Leon

June 14, 1935 – October 02, 1999
MORELAND -- Gerald Leon Toombs, 64, was a former resident of Moreland. Born June 14, 1935, he was a son of the late J.W. Leon and Lula Johnson Toombs. He was a 40-year member of Operating Engineers Local 81.

 Survivors include a daughter, Melody Knight of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Gerald L. Toombs Jr. of Lexington; two brothers; four sisters; and two grandsons. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

 

Thursday, February 29, 1996 – Harrordsburg Herald

WADE, Faye Catlett

November 02, 1906 – February 29, 1996

Mrs. Faye Catlett Wade, 89, of Franklin Avenue, Danville, died Thursday at the Friendship House.

Born November 2, 1906 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late John Leslie and Cordelia Hungate Catlett.

She was a retired employee of Palm Beach Company and a member of Bethel No. 1 Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was the widow of William Wade.

Survivors include one sister, Beatrice Peavler, Harrodsburg; one brother, Woodrow Catlett, Harrodsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 25, at the Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. James F. Byrd officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.

Pallbearers were Donald, Garnett and Everett Catlett, Alvin Crawley, Jr., Tony and Charles Hudson. Alvin Crawley, Sr. was an honorary bearer.

 

Monday, July 25, 2005 –Advocate-Messenger

WALTERS, Jake G.,  Sr.

June 10, 1921 – July 23, 2005

┼ US Army WW II

MORELAND - Services for Jake G. Walters Sr., 84, of Moreland, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Hope Baptist Church by David Fralix and Joey Harness.

Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, with military rites by Boyle Post 46, American Legion.

He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 10, 1921 in Greenville, Tenn., he was the son of the late Register M. and Roxie Hensley Walters. He retired after 25 years from Ford Motor Co. in Sharonville, Ohio, where he worked as a millwright.

He also was a woodworker, a Mason with Lodge 94 in Montgomery, Ohio, and a member of United Auto Workers and New Hope Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of the 574th Air Material Squadron and a World War II veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Jenkins Walters; a son, Jake Walters Jr. of Hammersville, Ohio; a stepson, James M. Carrier of Stanford; two daughters, Nancy G. Walters of California, and Jone M. Anderson of Stanford; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; a great-grandchild; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Anderson, Scott Carrier, Jim Jenkins, Glyn Southerland, Paul Rice and Gary Douglas.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Rod Bates, Dr. Thomas Baeker, Robert Gisler, Will Richey and Gene Bell.

 

Friday, October 08, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

WHITAKER, Mary Saylor

September 09, 1904 – October 07, 1999
STANFORD -- Mary Saylor Whitaker, 95, of Lincoln County, died Thursday at her residence. Born Sept. 9, 1904, in Bell County, she was the daughter of the late E.H. and Mahala H. Saylor. She was the wife of former Lincoln County Judge Sam Whitaker. She was a retired teacher, homemaker and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include five daughters; Charlene Swope of Stanford, Pauline Wall of Danville, Aline Hail of Gilbertsville, Laura Ruth Durham of Mount Vernon, and Loretta Whitaker of Paducah; a son, Samuel E. Whitaker, Columbus, Ohio; two brothers, Cleston Saylor of Brodhead and Howard Saylor of Richmond; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

 Pallbearers will be Ken Wall, Ted Mundy, Tim Atkinson, Marc Luker, Will Hammet, Chris Allan, E. Howard Saylor, D. Boone Saylor and Tony Saylor. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Hill Baptist Church by Mike James. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Hill Baptist Church. 

 

Thursday, September 09, 1999 – Advocate-Messenger

WILSON, Cordia Williams

February 22, 1928 – September 08, 1999
STANFORD -- Cordia Williams Wilson, 71, of Hustonville, died Wednesday at Stanford House nursing home. Born Feb. 22, 1928, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Minnie Luttrell Gastineau. She was a homemaker and a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of Wonza L. Williams.

Survivors include three brothers, Vertrice and William Gastineau, both of Middleburg, and Junior Gastineau of Kings Mountain. She was preceded in death by a son, Vernon Lee Cornett. Services will be 6 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. John Dean. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery at Kings Mountain.