Lincoln County, KY Obituaries File #65
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|ADAMS, Alice Snowden||ANDERSON, Anna M. Leigh|
|BARNES, Lena M. Sims||BECKLEY, Suneil Cooper||BLACKMAN, Nancy K. Peavyhouse|
|BOWMAN, James||BROWN, Betty Ann|
|DAY, Bertha E. Massie||DURHAM, Patricia Chumbley||DYE, Florence Brummett Siler|
|DYE, James Elbert||ELDER, Leslie Ray|
|EOFF, Alpha Adams||EVERSOLE, Estill||GABRIEL, Jean King|
|GERKEY, Mayme M. Mason||GIVENS, Gregg Leshawn|
|GRAY, Clara Shearer||HAGER, Greg||HAMPTON, Hazel M. Coffman|
|HARRIS, Mary E. Cash||HAZLETT, Amy VonLinger|
|HOLDEN, James Michael||HUNT, Sandi Markham||IRVIN, Roger Dale, Sr.|
|JOHNSON, Edith Forester||JONES, Marvin Thomas|
|MASON, Louise Releford||McCOY, Raymond Aldin||MILLER, Ruth L. Simison|
|MORGAN, Dewey||NUNNELLEY, Carolyn Rakes|
|PEAVYHOUSE, Mary E. Brock||POTTS, William Clinton||REED, Robert Lee|
|SAYLOR, David Jay||SAYLOR, Eli|
|SMITH, Anna J. Minks||VANHOOK, Jewell Leece||WALLIN, Louis|
|WALLS, Lona M. Richards||WANNERBAKER, Virginia Hamilton|
|WILSON, David Ray||YOUNG, Christine|
Sunday, January 20, 2008 Eldorado New-Times
ADAMS, Alice M. Snowden
21, 1917 January 18, 2008
Alice Marie Snowden Adams, 90, of El Dorado, died on Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 at Hudson Nursing Home following a long illness.
Born in a log cabin on Sept. 21, 1917, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was the daughter of a skilled carpenter and minister, the Rev. Charles Irvin Snowden and Bertie Fleming Snowden. Alice grew up near Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Prior to her leaving in 1937 for Anderson College in Anderson, Ind., she had taught Sunday School at the age of 12, and became superintendent of Sunday School at age 16 in a church with a membership of 500. She traveled with her brother, Roscoe, singing in various churches. She was a sharp fashion designer and dresser, and worked for a major Louisville department store. Through the years she directed school and church choirs, worked with children and directed plays. Before her retirement she was an interior design consultant in Sarasota, Fla.
Alice was a homemaker, an excellent seamstress and a devoted mother and a creative ministers wife. She co-pastored with her husband of 69 years, the Rev. Robert Alex Adams, in the states of Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Alabama. She was a lifelong member of the Women of the Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Ruth Snowden Watts, all of Kentucky; and great-granddaughter Avery Brooke Markovich of Indiana.
Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Robert Alex Adams of El Dorado; a brother, the Rev. Roscoe Snowden of Anderson; and three children, Robert Allen Adams and his wife, Ruth Fraysur Adams, of Henderson, Nev., a daughter, Marilyn Sue Grubbs and her husband, Perry, of Okolona, Miss., and a son, Charles Douglas Adams of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
She is also survived by four grandchildren, Frances Marie Adams Almeido and her husband, Patrick, of Henderson, Reagan Scott Grubbs and his wife, Andrea, of Anderson, Aleesha Quay Grubbs Ball and her husband, William Hudson Ball III, of Carlsbad, Calif., and Alexander Snowden Sterling Grubbs of Lake Wales, Fla. There are five surviving great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; one nephew, Joe Snowden and his wife, Jane, of Clearwater, Fla.; and three nieces, Pat Watts of Lexington, Ky., Kay Watts of Casselberry, Fla., and Juanita Watts Walker and her husband, Richard, of Granville, Ohio. An online registry is available at www.baileyfuneralhome.net.
Friday, May 08, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
December 31, 1934 May 05, 2009
Anna Marie Anderson, 74, of St. Bernard, Ohio, died Tuesday.
Born Dec. 31,
1934, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Etta Williams
Leigh. She was a homemaker and a member of New Life Church of God in Waynesburg.
include her husband, Rue Anderson of Eubank; three sons, Donald Anderson of
Addyston, Ohio, Ronald Anderson of Norwood, Ohio, and Larry Anderson of St.
Bernard; a daughter, Sherry Nelson of Cincinnati; nine grandchildren; and 22
be in McKinney Cemetery in Eubank.
be 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
BAKER, Jimmy Lee,
December 29, 1945 April 08, 2009
- Mr. Jimmy Lee Baker Sr., 63, of Crab Orchard, passed away Wednesday, April 8,
2009, at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg.
born in Lincoln County on December 29, 1945. He was the son of the late Earl and
Virginia Ledford Baker.
include four daughters, Regina Fay Smith and husband Donelle of Stanford, Sonya
Gale Baker of Harrodsburg, Melissa Stringfield and husband Brian of Harrodsburg,
and Desria Irvin and husband Travis of Burgin; a son, Jimmy Lee Baker Jr. and
wife Novella of Stanford; two brothers, Dennis Baker of Crab Orchard and Earl
Baker of Nicholasville; a sister, Doris Elaine Baker of Waco; 19 grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild.
to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by a son, Steven Lynn Baker.
Services will be 12 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at McKnight Funeral Home
Chapel with Bro. Donnie Irvin officiating. Burial will be in Hopkins Cemetery
with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 of Stanford.
Friday, April 17, 2009
Lena M. Sims
28, 1909 April 08, 2009
Lena May Sims Barnes, 99, of Science
Hill, died Wednesday, April 8 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.
A native of Somerset, she was born
Sept. 28, 1909, to the late William Daniel and Effie Caldwell Sims. She was a
homemaker, attended Camp Ground Baptist Church and the widow of Darwin Barnes.
When she could no longer attend services at church, she enjoyed visiting with
the church members at her home.
She was also preceded in death by three
brothers, Walter, Roy and Lawrence Sims; one sister, Dolly Eastham; and four
children, who died in infancy.
Survivors include one brother, Clarence
L. Sims of Kings Mountain; one sister, Katha Rena Schnitzler of Danville;
sister-in-law, Maxine Sims; nephews, Randy and Mona Sims, Jimmy and Juan Sims,
Danny Sims, Bobby and Joan Sims, Roger and Faye Schnitzler, Billy and Becky
Schnitzler, their families, many cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m.
today (April 10) at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bros. Albert McKinney
and Gerald Ashley officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery
Monday, April 20, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
April 11, 1930 April 13, 2009
SPRING LAKES, N.C. - Suneil Cooper Beckley, 79, of Boiling Spring Lakes, N.C.,
passed away on April 13 after a valiant 10-year battle with malignant melanoma.
11, 1930, in Stanford, Ky., she was the daughter of Ethel Mae and Wesley
She was a
friend to all who met her and was an active member of her local Red Hat Society,
Shallotte Women's Bowling League, a Mahjong club and several bridge clubs.
During their 51 years of marriage, Suneil and Don lived in New York, New
Hampshire, Maryland, Ohio and England. They enjoyed traveling to Europe and
across America on many adventures.
include her loving husband of 51 years, R. Donald Beckley; daughter, Donna
Galanti (Michael), and grandson, Joshua Cooper Galanti, of Doylestown,
Pennsylvania; a brother, Chester Cooper, and wife Ruby; three special nephews,
Mark and Mike Whitler and Jerry Cooper; and many beloved cousins.
be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at McCormack's Church, Ky. Hwy. 194 and Moore's
Lane, Stanford, Ky., followed by a personal remembrance reception at the church.
November 28, 2008 The
Cullman Times, Alabama
1923 November 26, 2008
Funeral services for Nancy Katherine
Kathy Blackman, 85, of Vinemont, will be held on Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 at
11:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church. Interment will follow at Maple Hill
Cemetery in Huntsville with a 2 p.m. graveside service. Rev. C.J. Cobb will
officiate and Mrs. Blackman will lie-in-state at the church one hour prior to
Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Blackman passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008 at her residence, surrounded by her family and loving caregivers of Southern Care Hospice. She was born on January 31, 1923 in Hustonville, Kentucky to George McHenry Peavyhouse and Nannie E. Cooper Peavyhouse .
Kathy married Thomas Blackman in 1946 and they had two wonderful sons together. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; her only sibling, Mary Nettie Peavyhouse Dietze and one step-great-grandson, Joseph William Knight.
Survivors include two Sons, William Mack (Melinda) Blackman; Phillip Joseph (Jan) Blackman; nine Grandchildren, Joseph, Ryan, Rebecca, James, Michael, Christopher, Leland, Daisy and Sharon Blackman; four step-grandchildren, Donnie (Paula) McPherson, Rachel (Kevin) Martin; Margaret-Ann Thomas and Jennifer (John) Knight; and twelve step-great-grandchildren.
The visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008 from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The pallbearers will be the grandsons. Kathy was loved and will be greatly missed.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
January 25, 1947 April 27, 2009
- James "Jim" Bowman, 62, of Crab Orchard passed away Monday, April
27, 2009. He was husband of Edna "Eddie" (Baker) Bowman, whom he
married on July 10, 1992. Jim was born in Berea on Jan. 25, 1947, to Perry and
the late Virgie (McKnight) Bowman.
include his wife; father, Perry Bowman of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Renee Bowman
Turner of Brodhead; six very special step-children Tina Goff of Crab Orchard,
Gary (Anna) Smith of Crab Orchard, Michael "George" (Tina) Smith of
Crab Orchard, Tim (Stacey) Smith of Crab Orchard, Tammy (Roger) Brock of
Brodhead and Eric (Christy) Smith of Somerset; sister, Shelby Casler of Ocala,
Fla.; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren ;and four nephews, Brian,
Darryl, Craig and Kevin Coffey.
preceded in death by his mother, Virgie Bowman; two daughters, Kelly and Stacey
Bowman; and two Grandchildren, Michelle and Brandon Smith
will be Luke and Michael Smith, Jordan Brock, Brian Swinney, Freddie Mullins and
Larry McKnight. Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Reynolds and Bill Turner.
be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Thad Eubank and
Brother Jerry Owens officiating. Burial is at Wilmot Cemetery.
Friday, April 24, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
BROWN, Betty Ann
June 20, 1934 April 23, 2009
Betty Ann Brown, 74, of Stanford died Thursday.
Born June 20,
1934, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late George and Othello
Parrish Brown. She was retired from Decco-Art and a member of Greater Bethel AME
include five children, Ronnie E. Brown, Rickie W. Brown, Timothy K. Coffey,
Shawn P. Brown and Bridgett L. Harris; nine grandchildren; a
great-granddaughter; and siblings George, William and David Brown, and Shirley
service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Greater Bethel AME Church. Burial in Danville
Home is in charge.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
25, 1917 October 21, 2008
Frances Rankin Evans Caldwell, 91, formerly of Larrimore Lane, Danville, died October 21, 2008.
She was the widow of Welsh Evans and Alvis Hop Caldwell. Born June 25, 1917 in Stanford, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Clarence Lee and Eva Alice Chrisman Rankin.
She was retired from Cricketeer and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.
Survivors include: one brother, Clarence Lee (Ethel) Rankin of Stanford, one sister Lucille Kirkpatrick of Moreland, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brothers, George and Raymond Rankin and sisters, Elizabeth Greer, Margaret Edwards and Mildred Hester.
service was held Friday, October 24, at 3:30 pm at Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev.
April 19, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
DAY, Bertha Edna
March 28, 1924 April 18, 2009
- Bertha Edna Massie Day, 85, died Saturday April 18, 2009. She was the wife of
Homer Day Sr., whom she married April 11, 2005.
28, 1924, in Honaker, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Russell and
Maudie Street Massie. She was a retired seamstress from Palm Beach Clothing Co.
and a member of Dix River Church of Christ.
to her husband, survivors include three sons, Truman, McDonald and Larry
Bottoms; nine step-children, Shirley Masters, Jerry Day, Juanita Rowe, Brenda
Callahan, Glenn Day, Homer Day, Harry Helton, Doris Jean Gross and Kay Bradshaw;
one sister, Mae Bottoms; eight grandchildren; 19 step-grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; and 22 step-great-grandchildren.
predeceased by two former husbands, A.J. Bottoms on June 27, 1955, and Forest
Helton on April 6, 1995.
service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Virgil
Horseman and Maj. David Andrew Bottoms officiating. Burial will be in Dix
River Church of Christ Cemetery.
include Truman Bottoms, Tim Sutherland, Jack Abshire, Homer Day Jr., Teddy Day
and Mark Rowe
Thursday, April 09, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
December 03, 1946 April 08, 2009
Patricia Ann Chumbley Durham, 62, of Tick Ridge Road, Waynesburg, died
Born Dec. 3,
1946, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ray and Mildred Ballard
Chumbley. Pat was a former bus driver for Lincoln County and a member of
Waynesburg Church of Christ.
include her husband, Robert Earl Durham; a son, Brian Durham of Lexington; a
daughter, Tina Bailey of Waynesburg; a brother, Kenneth Chumbley of Glasgow; and
five grandchildren. Burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
be 10 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home.
July 06, 2006
The Marion Star, Marion, OH
DYE, Florence L.
1924 July 02, 2006
Florence L. Dye, age 82, of Marion, went to be with the Lord at 5:50 p.m.
Sunday, July 2, 2006.
13, 1924, in Stanford, Ky., she was the raised and adopted by the late
Eldon B. and Nellie (Woods) Siler. Daughter of William Henry Brummett and Ida M.
On Dec. 12,
1945, she married George Dye, who preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 2005.
She was a
homemaker and a resident of Marion for over 60 years. Before that, she lived in
Stanford, Ky. She was also a member of the Richland Road Church of Christ.
survived by a daughter, Betty (Cliff) Evans of Marion; three sons, David (Taunda)
Dye, Ples (Sandy) Dye and Dale (Lorie) Dye, all of Marion; nine grandchildren,
Jay (Cindy) Wood, Jamie (Jennifer) Wood, Jeremy (Jen) Wood, Farrah (Craig
Bringhan) Dye, Diana Dye, Samantha Evans, Chris Evans, Adam White and Gary
White; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Bessie Knickrhm, Martha
Reece and Georgia (Elton) Timmons; three brothers-in-law, John (Grace) Dye,
Arlen (Jewel) Dye and Roy (Carolyn) Dye; and numerous nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by four sisters, Bertha Hunt, Ally Johnson, Catherine Brummett
and Margaret Hoagland; four brothers, Jasper and Henry Siler and Ab and Jay
Brummett; and one great-grandson, Jacob Wood.
Memorial services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2006, at the
Richland Road Church of Christ with ministers Matt Dahm and Dave Gladwell
officiating. Burial will be at Marion Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m.
Thursday, July 6, 2006, at Boyd Funeral Home.
Sunday August 03, 2008 Advocate-Messenger
DYE, James Elbert
April 23, 1934 August 01, 2008
James Elbert "Buddy" Dye, 74, of Stanford died Friday at Fort
Logan Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ramsey Funeral Home. Birth
Index has mother as Pina Clarhaton . He was born in Marion County Kentucky.
April 30, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
ELDER, Leslie Ray
June 21, 1933
April 29, 2009
Elder, 75, of Danville passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at the University
of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Wednesday, June 21, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Otis and
Pearl Maupin Elder. He worked 25 years at Tripletts Farm Service and was a
mechanic and former owner of Elder Farm Service. Mr. Elder was an Army veteran.
He enjoyed fishing and watching television, particularly UK sports.
include his dear wife, Barbara Davis Elder of Danville, whom he wed April 23,
1954; a son, Leslie Paul Elder of Danville; brothers, Hubert Elder of Junction
City, Clysten Elder of Danville and Melvin Elder of Burgin; a sister, Lena Cross
of Danville; and several nieces and nephews.
predeceased by brothers, Delbert, Richard and Jim Elder; and a sister, Ruth
Appreciation of Life service will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2009, at
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with Dr. Tim Mathis officiating. Burial will follow
in Danville Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be his nephews.
6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
April 21, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
April 11 , 1933 April 19, 2009
Kenneth Lee Ellis, 76, of Maxey Valley died Sunday.
11, 1933, he was the son of the late Lee and Ethel Simpson Ellis. He was
preceded in death by his wife, Ova Mae Crowe Ellis.
include a son, Jimmie Lewis Ellis, and a daughter, Barbara Southerland, both of
Maxey Valley; a brother, Eugene (Barbara) Ellis of Danville; two sisters,
Shearleen Green of Danville and Linda (Donald) Austin of Liberty; friend and
caregiver, Nona Carey of Hustonville; two grandchildren; and four
be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, with burial in Hustonville
April 23, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
EOFF, Alpha Adams
September 07, 1918 April 22, 2009
Alpha Adams Eoff died Wednesday.
Saturday, Sept. 7, 1918, in Letcher County, she was the daughter of the late
William and Fannie Adams. She was a homemaker and the widow of Everett Eoff
include her daughter, Fanny Warren of Eubank; a granddaughter, Tiffany Ann
Warren; and a niece and nephew, Pam Blair and Daniel Craft, both of Jeremiah.
be 1 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg, by Bro.
Carson Atwood. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
April 21, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
April 15, 1920 April 19, 2009
Estill Eversole, 89, of Stanford died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.
15, 1920, in Perry County, he was a son of the late Joe and Isabele Eversole and
the widower of Georgia Wells Eversole. He was a highly decorated World War II
Army infantry veteran, having served in the European Theater as a
machine-gunner. He also was a coal miner for 25 years, a farmer and a member of
Stanford Church of Christ.
include three sons, Estill Eversole Jr. (Phyllis Ann) of Wauchula, Fla., R.J.
Eversole of Hazard, Ky., and Larry Eversole (Margaret) of Hustonville; a
daughter, Anna B. Sego (Steve) of Stanford; three brothers, Jesse James Eversole
and Harold Eversole, both of Hazard, and Joe Eversole Jr., of Beaver Dam, Ky.;
four sisters, Nora Rakel of Cincinnati, Ohio, Martha Jackson of Pennsylvania,
Virginia Henson of Lexington, Ky., and Irene Smith of Perry County, Ky.; seven
grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was
preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Louis Hammonds
and Rick Estes officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery,
with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
March 29, 1946 October 27, 2008
Jean King Gabriel, 62, of Stanford died Monday at her home.
29, 1946, in New York, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Ida Julmy
King. She was a bookkeeper.
include her husband, Marty Gabriel of Stanford. Services are private.
Monday, April 13, 2009
GERKEY, Mayme M.
April 08 1927 April 10, 2009
Mayme Marie Gerkey, 82, died Friday.
Born April 8,
1927, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Celia Routin
Mason. She was the widow of Carroll E. Gerkey.
include sons, Carroll E. Gerkey, Ovid R. Gerkey, David Gerkey, Ralph E. Gerkey,
Harold Gerkey and Ricky Gerkey; daughters, Mary Yocum, Linda Smith, Ruth Folger
and Phyllis Caudill; a brother, Millard Mason; sisters, Oritha Bunch and Elsie
Terry; 28 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
2 p.m. today at Mount Moriah Christian Church. Burial at Mount Moriah
are by Fox Funeral Home.
Friday, April 10, 2009
September 05, 1968 April 08, 2009
Givens, 40, of Stanford died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Ephraim McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 5,
1968, in Stanford, he was a son of Mrs. Sara Givens and the late Mr. Shirley
Greene Givens. Gregg was a member of Boneyville Baptist Church. He graduated
from Lincoln County High School in 1987 and attended the Rets Electronic School
in Louisville, Ky. He also was a former employee of American Greetings Corp. of
include his mother, Sara Givens of Stanford; two brothers, Eric (DeAndrea)
Givens of Louisville, Ky., and Kelvin (Anita) Givens of Cincinnati, Ohio; a
sister, Dionne Givens of Stanford, Ky.; grandmothers, Mrs. Louise Brown and Mrs.
Laura Stewart, both of Stanford; his special caretakers, Barthenia Brown, Brenda
Logan Cofer and Deborah Moran; a special uncle, Mr. Boney Sylvester Simpson; a
special little cousin, Alexis Brown; special nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts,
cousins and a host of special friends.
service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Boneyville Baptist Church officiated by Elder
Robert Coulter Jr., Elder Chris Simpson and Elder Oliver Miller. Burial will be
in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Boneyville Baptist Church.
are entrusted to Smith-Jackson Funeral Home, Danville, Ky.
Friday, April 10, 2009
1923 March 30, 2009
Coyt Goodin, 85, of Waynesburg, died
Monday, March 30 at his residence.
A native of Corbin, he was born Dec.
24, 1923, to the late George and Ida Peace Goodin. He was a retired truck driver
for Dixie Ohio Trucking Company and a member of Corinth Baptist Church.
He was also preceded in death by two
sons, Ronnie and Mark Goodin; one stepson, Terry Ray Claunch; four brothers,
Lonzo Goodin, A.T. Goodin, H.B. Goodin and Amos Goodin; and one sister,
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie
Goodin; two sons, Coyt Goodin Jr. and Larry Goodin; two daughters, Donna Goodin
and Debbie Merkt; three stepdaughters, Joyce Poalello, Helen Buress and Cindy
Wood; two brothers, Fessor Goodin and Maleum Goodin; three sisters, Marie Scalf,
Audie O'Nan and Imogene Alsip; and several grandchildren and great
Funeral services were April 4 at the
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Michael Robinson
officiating . Burial
was in Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg.
April 08, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
GRAY, Clara Shearer
April 25, 1984 April 05, 2009
Clara Lee Shearer-Gray, 24, of Waynesburg died Sunday.
25, 1984, in Lexington, she was a daughter of James "Big Jim" Hubert
and Carol Ann Yentz Shearer of Waynesburg.
include her husband, Mark Edward Gray of Boyle County; her sons, Joseph and
Jacob Goins of Indiana; a brother, "Little" Jimmy Shearer of
Waynesburg; and her mother-in-law, Brenda Baker of Danville.
Appreciation of Life service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow
Funeral Home by Bro. Lester Bentley, with burial to follow in Double Springs
Sunday, May 10, 2009
March 03, 1978 May 06, 2009
Greg Hager, 31, died Wednesday due to injuries he sustained in a vehicular
He was born
Friday, March 3, 1978, in Detroit, Mich., to the late Jackie Lee Hager and Linda
Curry Hart. He was a laborer for Hayes Drilling Co., a member of 189 Laborer's
Union, and a Baptist. Greg will be remembered for his love for Mercedes and
Cadillacs, especially Seville Cadillacs.
survived by his mother, Linda Hart; and three brothers, Jackie Hager,
Christopher Hager and Herbert Hager.
be 11 a.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home, with burial in Buffalo Springs
Lexington Herald-Leader Thursday May 07, 2009
Two people died Wednesday in Lincoln County after their car hydroplaned and collided with another vehicle, Lincoln County Sheriff Curt Folger said. The accident occurred about 5:30 p.m. on U.S. 27 at Hall's Gap, about 2 miles south of Stanford.
Folger said that a northbound Pontiac Grand Am hydroplaned on a puddle of water as it came down Hall's Gap Hill. The Grand Am collided with a southbound Toyota Tacoma. The driver of the Pontiac, Wanda Nance, 29, was dead on arrival at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford, the sheriff said. A passenger in the car, Greg Hager, 31, died at the scene. A puppy in the car also died. Nance had a Michigan driver's license, but she and Hager were thought to be living in the Highland area of Lincoln County, Folger said. Everyone involved in the accident was wearing a seat belt, he said. [ Rest of article omitted for privacy.]
April 3, 2009- Advocate-Messenger
HAMPTON, Hazel M.
October 22, 1918 April 01, 2009
Coffman Hampton, 90, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at her residence.
Born Oct. 22,
1918, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Ida Bell
Lane Coffman. She was the widow of Jim Will Hampton, a homemaker and a member of
Pleasant Run Baptist Church.
include six sons and daughters, Helen (Ernest) Baugh of Danville, Kenny (Connie)
Hampton of Hustonville, Gene (Shon) Hampton of Lancaster, Ruth (Johnnie) Goodin
of Stanford, Charlotte (Curtis) Wren of Parksville and Larry (Lisha) Hampton of
Danville; a daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Hampton; two brothers, Kenneth (Ann)
Coffman and Charlie Coffman; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two
great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, William Hampton, and a
great-grandson, Joseph Fisher.
service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Run Baptist Church with the Rev.
Earnest Fields Jr.
after 5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home and Family Center, Junction City.
requests memorial donations be made to Heritage Hospice or Pleasant Run Baptist
Church Building Fund.
Friday, November 13, 1908
Mary E. Cash
20, 1878 November 10, 1908
After a long illness Mrs. J Randolph Harris breathed her last at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. John F Cash Tuesday evening. The end came peacefully and just as the shades of night were coming on the spirit of the young wife and mother returned to the God Who gave it. Deceased is survived by her husband and little daughter her parents two sisters and a brother and for them unbounded sympathy is felt May they be given strength to bear their great burden and soon be made to fully realize that their loss is her eternal gain Mrs. Harris was fully prepared to meet her maker having many years ago put her trust in Him Who reigns above and since had lived devoted Christian life She was married 10 years ago to Mr. J Randolph Harris of Lancaster and their union had proven a most happy one It was blessed by the arrival of a little daughter who was christened Katherine and who has been the source of great happiness and comfort to them How sad it Is to think that the little thing will never fully know a mothers love and tender care But He moves in a mysterious way and will make provision for the motherless Mrs. Harris frequently talked of dying and admonished those who were at her bedside to so live as to meet her on the other shore where parting is no more and joy is eternal A large concourses of friends gathered at the Cash home yesterday morning at 10 o'clock and heard Rev H C Garrison of Danville preach a most excellent funeral ceremony. The burial followed in Buffalo cemetery and the mound that marks the resting place of the loving wife and tender mother was hidden by beautiful flowers brought by those who knew her and loved her. [Information obtained from Harris & Allied Families of Kentucky] http://www.freewebs.com/kyharris/obits.htm/
Friday, April 24, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
January 19, 1929 April 22, 2009
Amy Inease VonLinger Hazlett, 80, of Stanford died Wednesday at University of
Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born Jan. 19,
1929, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late William Rudolph and Zelpha
Ragle VonLinger. She was the widow of Jimmy Hazlett. She was a homemaker, a
member of Blue Lick Baptist Church, an avid UK sports fan and a former member of
Lincoln County Senior Citizens.
include two sons, Jimmy Wayne Hazlett (Dee) and William Albert Hazlett, both of
Stanford; three daughters, Sandra Colleen Robbins (Chuck) of McKinney, Helen
Ingram of Stanford and Amy Lou Stevens of Crab Orchard; a brother, Amos
VonLinger of Stanford; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews; and her Jack Russell C.J.
service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev.
Terry Holt officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Friday, May 08, 2009
26, 1928 May 04, 2009
Margaret Smith Hogue, 80, of
Adairsville, Ga., formerly of New Salem, died Monday, May 4.
A native of Lincoln County, she was
born Nov. 26, 1928, to the late Elmer and Julia Estes Smith. She was a
homemaker, member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Joseph M.
She was also preceded in death by a
son, Ronnie L. Hogue; one great grand daughter, Kingston Cornett; and one
son-in-law, King Rex.
Survivors include three sons, Phil
(Claudia) Hogue of Taswell, Ind., and Verdon "Wess" (Sue) Hogue and
Joseph Wade Hogue both of Adairsville, Ga.; three daughters, Nyletta (J.W.)
Walls of New Salem and Franke Rex and Wanda Colleen (Kenneth) Campbell both of
Adairsville, Ga.; one daughter-in-law, Edna Harlen of Adairsville; three
brothers, James Smith of Hustonville, Charles Smith of Ratcliff and Hershel
Smith of Indiana; one sister, Shelia Cason of Stanford; 15 grandchildren; and 31
great grand grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m.
today (May 7) at Locust Grove Baptist Church with Bro. John Dean officiating.
Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Ricky and
Derek Walls, and Matt, Jason, John and Joey Hogue.
W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge
February 03, 2009 Lexington Herald
July 25, 1972
31 Jan 2009
STANFORD - James Michael Holden, 36, of Crab Orchard died Sat. Visit Wed, 5-9pm. Service 1pm Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home.
Published in the
Lexington Herald-Leader on 2/3/2009
Wednesday, June 2, 2004 Advocate-Messenger
HUNT, Sandi Markham
1948 June 01, 2004
Sandi Hunt, 55, of Stanford, formerly of Lancaster, died Tuesday at her home.
Born Sept. 5,
1948, in Huntsville, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Frances
Markham. She was a retired accountant with LexMark.
include her husband, Bruce Hunt of Stanford; and her stepmother, Geraldine
Markham of Huntsville.
are planned. Memorials may go to the American Heart Association.
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Friday, April 17, 2009
August 03, 1957
April 08, 2009
Roger Dale Irvin, Sr., 51, of Crab
Orchard, died Wednesday, April 8 at the University of Kentucky Hospital in
A native of Boyle County, he was born
Aug. 3, 1957, to Iva Reynolds Irvin and the late Joe Irvin. He owned and
operated Irvin Trucking.
He was also preceded in death by a son,
David Wayne Irvin; two brothers, Terry and Tommy Irvin; and a sister, Betty
Other survivors include his wife, Vicki
Charlene Rogers Irvin of Crab Orchard; two sons, Roger Dale (Jennifer) Irvin,
Jr. of London and Jason Howard (Amy) Baker of Shelbyville; daughter, Megan Leigh
(Anthony) Noel of Crab Orchard; brother, Billy (Lynn) Irvin of Moreland;
sisters, Joyce (Marion) Record of Perryville, Jean (Clyde) Moore of Junction
City and Brenda (Bobby) Thompson of Moreland; seven grandchildren, Kaliegh
"Possum", Logan, Tanner, Emma, Ellie, Trinity and Kaden "JoJo."
Visitation will be after 5:30 p.m.
tonight (April 10) at Copper Creek Missionary Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m.,
Saturday, April 11 at Copper Creek Missonary Baptist Church with Bro. Harvey
Benne officiating Burial will be in Watson Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Roger Dale
Irvin, Jr., Jason Baker, Dale Ware, Jimmy Middleton, Joe Baldwin and Jerry
Walls. Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Noel, Bobby Ashley, Joe Bunch, Keith
Brent and Curt Smith.
McKnight Funeral Home of Crab Orchard
is in charge of the arrangements.
March 20, 2006 Lexington Herald-Leader
July 05, 1911 March 18, 2006
(Forester) Johnson was born at Faber, Whitley Co., KY on July 5, 1911, the
daughter of James Elhanan Forester and Ida (Davis) Forester, and died at home on
Mar. 18, 2006. She married Landmon R. Johnson on June 1, 1929.
surviving children are Carol (Johnson) Hicks Simmons, Hendersonville, NC, and
Larry G. Johnson, Lexington, and grandchildren Lisa Johnson Howard, Diana
Johnson, and Stacy Hicks, and great-grandchild Chloe Howard. She was predeceased
by her husband, son Cloyd J. Johnson and daughter Linda Johnson Marshall, one
child and two infants.
was a lifelong, devout Southern Baptist and a member of the Miriam Rebekah
Lodge. She was an excellent gardener, particularly of flowers and wildflowers.
She taught food preservation courses in Flemingsburg during WWII. She had lived
in Prestonsburg, Flemingsburg, Corbin and elsewhere in Kentucky . Visitation 5-9
Tues. and funeral 11:30 Wed. at Milward Funeral Home-Southland. Burial at Ephesus
Church Cemetery near Crab Orchard. Milwardfuneral.com
Sunday, May 10, 2009
February, 24, 1938 May 07, 2009
- Marvin Thomas Jones, 71, of Yosemite passed away Thursday at St. Joseph
Hospital in Lexington.
24, 1938, in Pulaski County, Marvin was the son of the late Velt and Anna Petrey
Jones. He was a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church and a retired farmer who
loved and cared for his wife and children.
include his wife of 48 years, Wanda Smith Jones; six children, Jerry, Kenneth,
Timothy and Stephen Jones, Deborah Taylor and Sandra Blevins; four brothers,
Melvin, Edward, Carl, and Jack Jones; four sisters, Christine Yocum, Lorene
Dowell, Justine Tucker, and Mary Alice Goens; and 11 grandchildren.
preceded in death by his twin sons, Keith and Marvin Jones; two sisters,
Elizabeth and Freda Jones; and one brother, Oren V. Jones.
service will be 1 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Wayne
Stephens and Curtis Brock officiating. Burial will be in Crab Orchard
after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
include Justin Speake, Joshua Blevins, and Kevin, Kody, Kristopher, Mitch and
Cole Jones. Honorary pallbearers include Ashley Blevins and Caleb Taylor.
November 22, 2004 Advocate-Messenger
14, 1927 November 18, 2004
Kidwell, 77, died Thurs., Nov. 18, 2004 at Berea Hospital. Born Sept. 14, 1927
in Rockcastle Co. Ky, son of Steven and Martha Wilmot Kidwell. Husband of
Bernice Conn Kidwell.
include his wife, Bernice, two sons, Fred Kidwll of Lancaster and Larry Kidwell
of Cooper Creek; five daughters, Phyllis Pingleton of Cooper Creek, Linda Brock
of Brindle Ridge, Joce Leece of Copper Creek, Wanda Pettit of Crab Orchard and
Rita Benge of Crab Orchard; a brother, Ellis Kidwell of Conway; two sisters,
Marie McKnight of Conway and Ann Sears of Berea; 20 grandchildren; 20
grandchldren; and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son Gary
2 pm Sun., McKnight Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation, after 4:30 pm at funeral
home. Burial at Wilmot Cemetery, Copper Creek, KY.
Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 11/20/2004.
Monday, March 16, 2009 Interior Journal
15, 1934 November 22, 2008
Louise (Releford) Mason, 74, of Morrow,
Ohio, died Saturday Nov. 22, 2008, at home.
A native of Danville, she was born June
15, 1934 to Alberft C. and Susie M. (Dye) Releford.
Survivors include her husband Jack
Mason, formerly of Stanford; a son, Timothy Mason of Trenton, Ohio; daughters,
MaLinda (Brad) Rapier of Goshen, Ohio and Jackie Sue (Mark) Hagen of Middletown,
Ohio; and one grandson, Matthew of Trenton, Ohio.
Funeral services were Tuesday Nov. 25,
2008, with burial in Deerfield Cemetery, South Lebanon, Ohio.
Vale-Hoskins Funeral Home of Morrow,
Ohio was in charge.
December 26, 2004 Lexington
19, 1928 - December 24, 2004
- Raymond A. McCoy, 76, Crab Orchard Rd., died Fri., Dec. 24, 2004 at Fort Logan
Hospital. Survived by wife, Hilda
McCoy. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial at Lancaster
Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 12/26/2004.
Friday, May 08, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
MILLER, Ruth L.
November 27, 1934 April 30, 2009
Ruth Lavon Miller, 74, died Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio. (Medway, OH)
Born Nov. 27,
1934, in Spring Valley, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mable
Rogers Simison. She was a medical assistant and the widow of John Paul Miller.
include her daughter, Tonya Hobbs of Nancy; a brother, Lee Simison of Washington
Court House, Ohio; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Point Cemetery.
will be after noon Saturday at Pleasant Point Baptist Church in Kings Mountain.
November 09, 2004 Lexington Herald- Leader
January 10, 1913
November 06, 2004
Morgan, 91, died Sat. Nov. 6, 2004. Services, 11 am Wed., Ephesus Baptist Church
Cemetery. Arrangements, McKnight Funeral Home. Visit Legacy.com
Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 11/9/2004.
Funeral Home Notice: Mr. Dewey Morgan, age
91 of Owsley County Health Care Center, formerly of Crab Orchard, Kentucky,
passed away, Saturday, November 06 2004 at the Manchester Memorial Hospital.
He was born
January 10, 1913 in Leslie County. He was the son of the late John L. Morgan and
Kizzie Slusher Morgan.
brother, Elmer Morgan of Washington, D. C., niece, Ann Tippit of Beech Grove,
IN, niece, Rebecca Sue Morgan, nephews: Colin K. Harris & Marvin Morgan, Jr.
11 AM, Wednesday, November 10, 2004 at Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery in
Crab Orchard with Bro. Cecil
Friday, May 01, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
May 28, 1921 April 29, 2009
Carolyn Frances Rakes Nunnelley, 87, of Hustonville died Wednesday, April 29,
Born May 28,
1921, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Lelia
Gibbons Rakes. She served the community as one of the first female school bus
drivers in Lincoln County, a telephone operator of the Hustonville exchange, and
as bookkeeper for several businesses in Hustonville. She was a member of New
Hope Baptist Church.
preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Nunnelley.
include her daughter, Beverley (John) Toombs of Moreland; two sisters, Dot
(Charlie) Spears of Danville and Eydie (Gary) Sinkhorn of Parksville; three
grandchildren, Leann (Jeff) Day of Winston-Salem, N.C., Gina (Brent) Hopper and
Billy (Liz) Toombs, both of Lexington; and four great-grandchildren, Sam and
John Day, and Jenna Raye and Laynie Hopper.
be 11 a.m. Monday at New Hope Baptist Church by Bro. David Fralix, with burial
in Hustonville Cemetery.
will be John and Billy Toombs, Brent Hopper and Jeff, Sam and John Day.
Tuesday, October 26, 1999
Danville, Advocate- Messenger
OCONNER, James Richard
April 26, 1944 October 23, 1999
WAYNESBURG -- James Richard O'Conner, 55, of Clear Fork Branch Road, died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center in Somerset. Born April 26, 1944, in Cerro Gardo County, Iowa. He was a son of the late James H. and Irene Hanna O'Conner. He was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Venoy O'Conner; two sons, Patrick S. O'Conner of Waynesburg and Shawn M. O'Conner of Candor, N.C.; two daughters, Tammy A. O'Conner of Somerset and Robin R. Sellers of Danville; a brother, Edward H. O'Conner of Fayetteville, N.C.; three sisters, Betty Shroder of Osceola, Iowa, Rose O'Conner of Forkland, Mo., and Nancy Slade of Graham, Wash.; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant son and a daughter, April L. O'Conner. Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Chris Platt. Burial is in Singletown Cemetery, Eubank.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
Mary Elizabeth Brock
b. abt 1928 -
Died April 10, 2009
Mary Elizabeth Brock Peavyhouse, 81, of Stanford died Friday at Lake Cumberland
Regional Hospital. She was the widow of Fred Peavyhouse.
include three children, William Kenneth Brock of Chesapeake, Va., Elizabeth Sue
Luster of Hustonville, and Mary Ann Hawkings of Lawrence, Ks.
service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel. [See file # 42
for Fred Peavyhouse]
Friday, April 24, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
December 08, 1924 April 22, 2009
William Clinton Potts Jr., 84, of Cincinnati died Wednesday
Born Dec. 8,
1924, in Lincoln County, he was a son of William Potts and Mary Maston. He
served In the Army in World War II and owned a heating and air conditioning
include his wife, Loraine Campbell Potts; four children, Jean Potts Blumer of
Shalimar, Fla., William Potts III of Ludlow, Dennis L. Potts Morrow, Ohio, and
Gary W. Potts of Carrollton; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home. Burial is in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Monday, April 06, 2009
REED, Robert Lee
August 03, 1940 April 04, 2009
- Robert Lee Reed, 68, died Saturday at his home.
Born Aug. 3,
1940, in Spiro, Okla., he was the son of the late Charles and Bessie Myrtle
Lyons Reed and the widower of Yvonne Bullen Reed. He was a former postal clerk
in Shreveport, La., and a Navy veteran. His hobbies included reading the Bible
and gardening, and he was an avid U.K. Wildcats fan.
include four daughters, Elizabeth Bernell Reed and Yvette Lee Donna Reed, both
of Crab Orchard, Annete "Annie" Jolene Reed of Stanford, and Bobbie
Jeanette King (Mitchell) of Berea; two grandchildren, Chasity Lee Hurt and
Austin Lee Dale King; two sisters, Darlene Bretz of Arkansas, and Laura Smoak of
be 2 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Kaywood Morris. Burial will
be in Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery with military rites by Caswell
Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.
Pallbearers will be Tina Judd, Jamie
Moberly, Mitchell and Dale King, David Parker and Robert Wesley. Visitation will
be noon-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral Home.
April 2, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
SAYLOR, David Jay
July 29, 1950 March 28, 2009
- David Jay Saylor, 58, of La Grange, Ky., formerly of Crab Orchard, died
Born July 29,
1950, in Leslie County, he was a son of the late Eli and Cindy Roark Saylor.
Include a son, Roger Saylor of Crab Orchard; daughters, Teresa Tevis of Crab
Orchard and Sherry Saylor of Berea; sisters, Margaret Saylor of Mount Vernon and
Loretta Jones of London; brothers, Dillard and Walter Saylor, both of
Bryantsville and Billy Saylor of Nicholasville; two grandchildren; and two
be 3 p.m. Thursday at Harmons Lick Free Pentecostal Church. Interment
at Stringtown Cemetery.
after 11 a.m. today at the church. McKnight Funeral Home is in charge.
Thursday, January 10, 2008
January 26, 1926 January 09, 2008
- Eli Saylor, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at Rockcastle Hospital. He was
the widower of Cindy Roark Saylor who preceded him in death July 4, 1996.
Eli was born
Jan. 26, 1926, in Harlan County, Ky. He was the son of the late Johnathan and
Lora Caldwell Saylor. He was a retired farmer and a member of Harmons Lick
Church of God.
include four sons, Dillard (Dorothy) Saylor of Lancaster, David (Clara) Saylor
of Berea, Billy (Nancy) Saylor of Nicholasville and Walter Saylor of Lancaster;
a daughter, Margaret Rogers of Mount Vernon; a brother, John H. Saylor of
Lancaster; four sisters, Elizabeth Helton of Harlan, Rose Lewis of Lancaster,
Tisha Belcher of Harlan and Nora Lee Malicoat of Tennessee; 13 grandchildren; 15
great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Manuel and Elmer
Saylor; and two sisters, Martha Caldwell and Sarah Saylor.
services will be noon Saturday at Harmons Lick Church of God by Bro. Herstel
Belcher. Burial will be in Stringtown Cemetery at Harmons Lick.
will be Eddie Hawley, Stanley Petrey, Randy Adams, Eugene Adams, Mark Rousey and
will be after 6:30 p.m. today at Harmons Lick Church of God.
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. [See File # 7 for Cindy R. Saylor}
Saturday, June 29, 1996 Globe Gazette, Mason City, Iowa
SLUSHER, Joseph T.
July 25, 1927 June 26, 1996
Joseph T. Slusher, 68, of Meservey, died Wednesday (June 26,1996) at Knox County Hospital, Barbourville, Ky.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Salem United Methodist Church, Meservey, with the Rev. Jim Gochenoner officiating. Military rites will be conducted by Wm. Schmalle Post #171. Burial will be in Meservey Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Grarup Funeral Home, Meservey.
John Slusher was born on July 25, 1927, in Stanford, Ky., the son of Zachary ``Morgan'' and Martha (Kinningham) Slusher.
He attended school in Knox County. He entered the United States Navy in 1945 and returned home in August of 1946 to complete his schooling, graduating with the class of 1948.
In 1949 he began driving truck for Red Fleetway, which was owned by Dr. Jurgenson and Gordon Greer. He then purchased his own truck and started driving for Brady Truckline until 1982 when he began driving for CRST out of Cedar Rapids. In 1984 he started working for Winnebago Industries in Forest City.
He was united in marriage to Faye Hubbs on July 7, 1950, in Barbourville, Ky. They made their home in Barbourville for ashort time before moving to Meservey.
Joe enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing pool and cards, and watching sports, especially the ISU Cyclones, Kentucky Wildcats, and the Boston Celtics.
He is survived by his wife, Faye, of Meservey; five daughters and their husbands, Doris and Terry Markwitz, of Atkins, Wanda Slusher, of Forest City, Pam and Mike Gobeli, of Meservey, Betty and Mike Jensen, of Thornton, and Linda and Jeff Stokes, of Kentwood, Mich.; one son, George, and his wife Linda, of North Liberty; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth, Lucas, Robert, Joseph, Ashley, Kelly, Emily and Zachary; two sisters, Jane Jurgenson, of Clear Lake, and Blanche Greer, of Meservey; two brothers, Bill Slusher, of Overland Park, Ks., and Ron Slusher, of Lawrenceville, Ga.; his father-in-law, Jeff Hubbs, of Barbourville, Ky.; and two brothers-in-law, Paul Hubbs, of Barbourville, Ky., and Herbert Hubbs, of Corbin, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and three sisters.
Monday, April 13, 2009
SMITH, Anna J.
1929 - April 12, 2009
Anna Josephine Minks Smith, 79, of Lancaster died Sunday.
Born Dec. 16,
1929, she was the daughter of the late William and Freda Bodner Minks. She was a
homemaker and widow of Silas Smith Jr.
include her son, Silas "Buddy" Smith III of Lancaster; a brother,
Rudolph Minks; two sisters, Dorothy Milliner and Jean Craft; three
grandchildren, Anna Jo Baber, Teena Lakes and Scott Mercer; six
great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild.
be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with burial in Moreland
04, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
July 09, 1927 May 03, 2009
VanHook, 81, passed away Sunday, May 03, 2009, in Danville.
Saturday, July 9, 1927, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late
Earl F. and Lona Jane Riddle Leece. Mrs. VanHook was a homemaker and a member of
Junction City Church of God. She enjoyed quilting, baby-sitting, fishing and
include her son, Orville W. (Mary) VanHook of Stanford; daughters, Lois (Jerry)
Clark of Hustonville and Aggie J. (Henry) Montgomery of Wurtland, Ky.; brothers,
Granville David Leece of Brodhead, Richard Riley Leece of Mesa, Ariz., and Elmer
Richard Leece of Tulsa, Okla.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by her husband, James Albert VanHook, and a brother, Cecil
services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home
with Bishop Henry Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow in the Parksville
will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters.
Monday, April 13, 2009
April 26, 1933 April 11, 2009
- Louis Wallin, 75, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical
26, 1933, he was a son of the late Fred and Amy Wren Wallin. He was the widower
of Mollie Durham Wallin and a member of Crab Orchard Church of God.
include a son, Jerry (Teresa) Wallin; a brother, John (Rose) Wallin; sisters,
Sally Burke, Evelyn Robinson and Ella Mae Graham; and three grandchildren,
Joshua, Jeremy and Ivy Wallin.
to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest and
Tom Wallin; three sisters, Mary Jackson, Elsie Elam and Lucille Berry; and a
grandson, Malachi Christian Wallin.
be noon Wednesday at Crab Orchard Church of God by Bro. Noah Hendrickson. Burial
will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
will be Joshua and Jeremy Wallin, Andre Wounes, Jimmy Neal Blanton, Tommy and
will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Church of God.
Funeral Home is in charge.
Monday, April 20, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
WALLS, Lona Mae
February 16, 1928 April 18, 2009
Lona Mae Richards Walls, 81, of Waynesburg died Saturday.
Born Feb. 16,
1928, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ray and Stella Mae
She was a
homemaker, a member of New Salem Baptist Church and the widow of Eugene Walls.
include her daughter, Yvondia Jacobs of Waynesburg; a son, Johnny Stewart of
Mount Sterling; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
services are 2 p.m. today at Buffalo Springs Cemetery Shelter by Bro. Ray
Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Virgina Mae Hamilton
1916 December 30, 2008
Virginia Mae Wanamaker, 92, of Miami County, Ohio, died Dec. 30, 2008, in Ohio.
Born Feb. 22,
1916, near Turnersville, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Milton P. and
Elizabeth J. McDaniel Hamilton. She lived most of her life in Dayton, Ohio, and
was married to Fred R. Wanamaker.
include her two children, David L. Wanamaker and Beverly A. Egger; four
grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Home is in charge.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
October 01, 1930 April 27, 2009
- Alice Howard Whitehead, 78, of Lexington, formerly of Crab Orchard, died
Tuesday, April 27, 2009, at home after an extended illness.
born in the Harlan County community of Loyall on Oct. 1, 1930. She was the
daughter of the late Hamp L. and Jesse Rogers Howard. She was the wife of Samuel
Dewey "Frosty" Whitehead.
She was a
member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church. She was a former manager of the claims
accounting department of American Mutual Insurance Co. She was a member of the
Insurance Women's League and a former operator of the Sweet Shop in Crab
Orchard. She loved to bowl and enjoyed the fellowship with other bowlers.
include her beloved husband of 60 years, Frosty Whitehead of Lexington; three
children, Rhonda (Levi) Gordon of Lexington, Gary Whitehead of Lexington and
Avonia (Joseph) Allor of Lexington; one brother, Jimmy Wayne Howard of Brodhead;
two sisters, Erna (Jaro) Albright of Crab Orchard and Sheryll (Mike) Goodwin of
Stanford; four grandchildren, Lani Whitehead of Lexington, Chia Gordan of
Lexington, Stacy (Chris) McCann of Seattle, Hunter Gastineau of Versailles; two
great grandchildren, Ciaran and Owen Samuel McCann of Seattle; her caregivers,
Nancy Tackett and Mary Ann Irvin; brothers-in-law, Willie Ray (Betty) Whitehead
of Owington, Ky., Donald Hooker of Sharonville, Ohio, and Dale Bray of Maretburg,
preceded in death by one granddaughter, Alisha Gastineau; and two sisters,
Virginia "Jen" Howard Clark and Sonja Kay Howard Hooker
services will be 4 p.m. Friday at Crab Orchard Baptist Church with Brother
Kaywood Morris officiating. Burial is at Crab Orchard Cemetery
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
WILSON, David Ray
October 13, 1963 August 21, 2007
Ray Flip Wilson, 43, of Eubank, passed away Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 at
his residence. Born in Pulaski County on Sunday, October 13th, 1963 to
Alma Cricket Wilson of Eubank and the late Ray Harris.
Survivors include a daughter Ashley Daniel Padgett of Waynesburg; three brothers, Louie, Lonnie and Harold Wilson all of Waynesburg; and four sisters Barbara Byrd of Cincinnati, Ohio, Helen James of Richmond, Linda Griffen of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Margie Newcomb of Stanford.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 at 11:00AM with Bro. Carson Atwood Officiating at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Olive Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-9pm, Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007 at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will be Lonnie, Brian & Harold Wilson, Ronnie Newcomb, George Davis, and Kevin Caudill.
Thursday April 16, 2009 Advocate-Messenger
July 04, 1917
April 14, 2009
Christine Young, 91, of Corbin, formerly of Waynesburg, died Tuesday.
Born July 4,
1917, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Hassell and Della Mae
Falconberry Reece. She was owner of Linco Cleaners.
include three sons, William Darrell Young, Larry Young and Kenneth Young; a
daughter Janice Greer; a sister, Elwanda Gorley ; 17 grandchildren, 36 great-
and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Young. Burial will be in Buffalo
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home.