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Lincoln County, KY Obituaries File #69

 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.    

ALCORN, Ora Sims

ANDERSON, Debora L. Norwalk

ANDERSON, John Clinton
AUSTIN, Robert Owen BALL, Beulah Baker

BASTIN, Albert

BLEVINS, Edward O. B. BROWN, Marshall Ray

BRUMMETT, Rovena Johnson Hensley

BRYAN, Robert Charles BUNCH, Oritha B. Mason

BUNCH, Raymond

CASH, Lillian J. Neal CHADWELL, Blanche King

COFFMAN, Johnny W.

CRANK, Manford Harold CRUMPTON, Dylan Tyler

DOSS, Betty J. Siler

DURHAM, Gerald Wayne ELLIOTT, Charles Edward

EMBRY, Joan

FREDERICK, Gene GOVER, Ann Harrison

GUINN, Patricia Sue

HANKS, Chasity Dawn HARRIS, Clara Ann Griffin

HATTER, Madge Falconberry

HAZELWOOD, Clarence J. HINES, Irene Hayes

HOPKINS, Edward Lee

HOWARD, Carrie A. Smallwood HUMPHREY, William L. Clark

JACOBS, Loretta Bailey

JOHNSON, Ruth Baugh LANE, Maxine Smith

LATHAM, William Harold

LAWSON, Evelyn Irvin LEACH, Arnold Dayton

MAGGARD, Emmett Lee

MIRACLE, Joseph Clayton, Sr. MONTGOMERY, William B.

MULLINS, William Earl

NEWCOMB, Stanton Keith POSPISIL, Louise Hoskins Spivey PROPES, Anna Catherine
RAY, Dustin Lee SAUFLEY, Jane Harris

SCOTT, Nolan “ Bud”

SHELTON, Catherine Magee Payne SKEEN, Lamon Stafford

THEOBOLD, Licia Furlan

VANOVER, Aileen Johnson WEIANT, Donald H.

WHITIS, Bobby Lewis

WILSON, Mildred M. Lynn WOODS, Pauline VanHook

WREN, Charles Wayne

YOCUM, Luther E.    

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - Advocate- Messenger  

ALCORN, Ora Sims
July 19, 1912 - December 15, 2009

LIBERTY — Ora Alcorn, 97, of Hustonville, died Tuesday.

Born July 19, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late George and Vivian Carman Sims.

Survivors include four daughters, Josephine Delk of Hustonville, Pauline Smith of McKinney, Wanda Toliver of Columbus, Ohio, and Christine Wallace of Cincinnati; six grandchildren;
eight great- and 10 great-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Manford Sims, Lloyd Sims, Earl Sims and Leamon Sims; and a sister, Essie Wilson.

She was preceded in death by a son, George.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bartle Funeral Home.

 

 

Friday, November 14, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

ANDERSON, Debora Lynn Norwalk  

February 24, 1966 - November 12, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Debora Lynn Anderson, 43, of Stanford, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.

Born on Feb. 24, 1966, she was the daughter of James Dwight and the late Janet Linda Norwalk.

Survivors include three sons, Samuel, Daniel and Shaun Anderson; a daughter, Krystal McClure; a brother, Arlis Brown; three sisters, Jamie Eldridge, Barbara Hopkins and Linda Douglas; and 12 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by the Bro. Dan Gutenson.

 

Friday, November 14, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

ANDERSON, John Clinton  

MORELAND — John Clinton Anderson, 69, of Danville died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009.

Born Jan. 27, 1940, he was the son of the late Virgil Anderson and Dorothy Black Foster.

Survivors include a nephew, Billy (Laura) Myers; a niece, Stephanie Myers; and three great nieces and nephews, Landon, Makenna and Joseph. He was preceded in death by two sisters,
Ida Mae Anderson and Sue Myers; and a brother, Virgil Gayle Anderson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

AUSTIN, Robert Owen

April 06, 1943  - November 19, 2009

LIBERTY — Robert Owen Austin, 66, of Kings Mountain, died Thursday at his residence.

Born April 6, 1943, in Greenwood, Ind., he was the son of the late Elmer and Naomi Napier Austin, and the husband of Shirley Randolph Austin.

Additional survivors include two sons, Michael Wayne Austin and Dustin David Austin; three daughters, Robin Renae Meeks, Rebecca Ann Carrier and Melissa Kaye Shoemaker; eight
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy Arnold Austin; and a sister, Renita Gail Roach.

Services are 2 p.m. today at the Corinth First Church of God, with burial in K.P. Hall Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday.

 

Saturday, November 21, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

BALL, Beulah B. Baker

May 30, 1924 - November 20, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Beulah B. Baker Ball, 85, of Crab Orchard, died Friday. She was the daughter of the late James and Josie Wilson Baker.

Survivors include her husband, Ray Ball; her daughter, Linda (Colson) Wilson; two grandchildren, Genia (Mike) Hardwick and Scott (Angel) Thompson; three great-grandchildren, Wade, Erin and
Aidan; two step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; her sister, Ella Mae Edwards; and her half-brother, Ernie Baker.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kenny Ball, five brothers and two sisters.

Services are 4 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard, with visitation before the service. Interment: Wilson Cemetery

 

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - Interior Journal  

BASTIN, Albert  

July 18, 1923 - November 15, 2009

US Army WWII

Albert Bastin, 86, of Stanford, died Sunday, Nov. 15.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born July 18, 1923, to the late Earl Dollie Frances Sloan Bastin. Bastin was a 1942 graduate of Highland High School and a 1952 graduate of
Carson Newman College in Tennessee. He taught in Tennessee and Jefferson, Pulaski and Lincoln County and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was a World War II Army veteran decorated with the
America Theater Campaign Medal, Eamet Campaign Medal, two Bronze Service Stars, a Good Conduct Medal, a Purple Heart and the Victory Medal.

Bastin was also preceded in death by a son, Frank; two brothers, Jim and Vern Bastin; and a sister, Johnetta Bastin.

Survivors include a brother Earl Dean Bastin (Bert) of Burnside; three sisters, Louise Miracle, Peggy Jo (Jim) Board both of Stanford and Tootsie (Paul) Roberts of Windsor; and
several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Nov. 18 at Mt. Moriah Christian Church with Rev. Rob Cox and Jamie Board officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Military honors were given by American
Legion Caswell Saufley Post #18.

Active pallbearers were Bill and Greg Miracle, Eddie Bastin, Jamie and Jeff Board, Rob and Marc Muse, Scott Carpenter, Danny Dale Smith and Gary Bastin.

 

Sunday, December 13, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

BLEVINS, Edward “O.B.”

 August 30, 1951 - December 11, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Edward Owen “O.B.” Blevins, 58, of Crab Orchard passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

He was the husband of Gloria Lynn Cummins Blevins, whom he married on Dec. 29, 2001.

Edward was born in Lincoln County on Aug. 30, 1951, to Edward Jackson Blevins and the late Edith Christine Kidd Blevins. He worked as a mechanical contractor for Bob Foster Heating
& Air for 29 years. Edward enjoyed fishing and mechanic work. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Lynn Cummins Blevins; father, Edward Jackson Blevins of Crab Orchard; four daughters, Susan McFerson of Crab Orchard, Melissa and husband Brian Sweet of
Kings Mountain, Candice and husband Timothy Stephens of Liberty, and Christine and husband Ronald Allen of Liberty; three sons, Thomas and wife Melissa Blevins of Waynesburg, Billy Hodge of
McKinney and Russell Hodge of Crab Orchard; four brothers, Randall and wife Carla Blevins of Dodd City, Texas, Arlis Blevins of Brodhead, Jackie Lee and wife Shannon Blevins of Flint, Texas,
and Nathan Lynn Blevins of Waynesburg; a half brother, Robert Wayne Blevins of Louisville; six sisters, Joann and husband Dennis Dillingham, Darlene and husband Benny Brock of Hustonville,
Vera and husband Mike Elam of Crab Orchard, Kay and husband Danny Cole of Hallsville, Texas, Nila and husband Leslie Tucker of Russell Springs, and Glenna and husband
Craig Baugh of Lancaster; and 29 grandchildren.

In addition to his mother, Edward was preceded in death by two brothers, Ivan and Ira Earl Blevins; and two grandchildren, Alexis Grace and Timothy Wayne Stephens Jr.

Pallbearers include Billy and Russell Hodge, Lee, Arlis and Randall Blevins, and Danny Cummins. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Foster Sr., Paul Herald, Mike Elam, Bob Foster Jr.,
Ronnie Kidd, John Moore and Gary Wigt.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ron Meece officiating. Burial is in Poplar Grove Cemetery.

 

Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

BROWN, Marshall Ray

August 02, 1950 - Friday, December 25, 2009

Marshall "Ray" Brown, 59, of Waynesburg died Friday. He was born August 2, 1950 in Lincoln County to the late Charles and Lena Gertrude Estes Brown. He was a mechanic for the
Lincoln County Road Department and attended the Indian Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children Michael Brown (Kelly) of McKinney and Sephanie Brown (John Leek) of Waynesburg; 2 brothers Bobby Brown of Geneva, Richard Wilcher of Stanford;
3 sisters Teresa Luster of New Salem, Kathy Gibson of McKinney and Emily Taylor of Chickamauga, GA; 3 grandchildren Ainsleigh Brown, Tucker Wayne Leek and Lyndsay Roland.

Visitiation will be Tuesday 5-9 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Funeral Service will be 2 PM Wednesday at New Salem Baptist Church with Reverend John Penick officiating. Burial will be in
New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
.

 

 

Thursday, December 17, 2009 - Interior Journal

BRUMMETT, Rovena Johnson Hensley

April 14, 1932 - December 12, 2009

Rovena Johnson Brummett, 77, of Crab Orchard, died Saturday, Dec. 12, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

A native of Crab Orchard, she was born April 14, 1932, to the late William Patrick Hensley and Clara Ann Johnson Hensley. She was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church, co-owner of
Brummettís Apple House and enjoyed crocheting and painting.

She was also preceded in death by three small children, Sue, Ginger and Pansy; three grandchildren; and two brothers.

Survivors include her husband, Francis Brummett of Crab Orchard; eight children, Danny (Kay) Brummett, Ricky Lane (Judy) Brummett, Timothy Clay (Judy) Brummett and Gary Gordon (Lori)
Brummett all of Crab Orchard, Francis Wayne Brummett (fiancée, Mary Thorpe) of Addsyton, Ohio, Kathy Widmeyer (fiancé, Jimmy Emerson) of Kings Mountain, Jennifer (Bill) Lewis of Somerset and
Karen (Garry) Wheeldon of Bowling Green; 30 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; three great, great grandchildren; one brother, James (Carroll) Hensley of Weeki Wachee, Fla.; and many nieces,
nephews, friends and neighbors.

Funeral services were Dec. 15 at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel in Brodhead with Bro. John Erwin officiating. Burial was in Negro Creek Cemetery.

 

Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

BRYAN, Robert Charles

March 28, 1922 - November 28, 2009

US Air Force - Army Air Corp - WW II - Korea

STANFORD — Robert Charles Bryan, 87, of Lexington died Saturday, Nov. 28 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born March 28, 1922, in Vernon, N.Y., he was a son of the late William B. and Ruth Lyon Bryan. He was a member of Crestwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ.)

He graduated from Stanford High School in 1940. In 1943, he entered World War II in the Army Air Corps, became a pilot and served in the European Theater, Market Gardens
Campaign, flying C-47 aircraft. He obtained his commercial pilot license and was discharged in December 1945. He completed a B.S. degree in agriculture at University of Kentucky in
1948. From 1952-55, he served in the U.S. Air Force as pilot and operations officer at Stewart Air Force base in New York, and later as B-26 pilot in Korea.

He was employed by USDA Soil Conservation Service as soil scientist, agricultural economist and various management positions.

He was chief of the procurement management branch of the Soil Conservation Service in Washington, D.C., where he retired in 1977.

He was employed by Kentucky Land Improvement Contractors of America as executive secretary of the Kentucky chapter from 1977-1982. He also owned a dairy farm in Lincoln
County from 1951-60, was president and major stockholder of family-owned businesses in Lexington, Ky., and Greenville, Miss., from 1961-88. He was the founder of the Lincoln
County Educational Fund. During the life of the fund, 75 students have received awards. 26 have graduated and 20 are attending college. He was a member of Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Betsy Pettus Bradshaw Bryan of Lexington; three daughters, Rebecca Bryan Crunk of Fairfax, Va., Margaret Bryan Champion (Paul) of Greencastle,
 Ind., and Marie Bryan Weaver (Kenny) of Elizabethtown, Ky.; a sister, Bettie Marie Pence of Stanford; five grandchildren, Georgia Carol Holko, James Robert Champion, Elizabeth Michelle
Boucher, John Christopher Weaver and Andrea Elizabeth Weaver; and a great-grandson, Charles Michael Boucher. He was preceded in death by a brother, William Bell Bryan Jr.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Crestwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) ministers will officiate. Military rites will be presented by Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion.

Casketbearers will be Alfred Harris Pence Jr., Earl Pfanstiel, Richard Quiggins, Paul Champion, Kenny Weaver, Louis Holko, Matt Gibbs, Bob Stewart and Joe Vice. Burial at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

BUNCH, Oritha Beatrice Mason

July 04, 1919 - December 23, 2009

Oritha Beatrice Bunch, 90, of Waynesburg died Wednesday at her home. She was born July 4, 1919 in Lincoln County to the late Louis and Celia Routen Mason. She was a homemaker
and a member of Mt. Moriah Christian Church. Oritha loved her flowers, gardening, yard sales, making quilts; she always had a Christmas gift for everyone; she never forgot a birthday and honored them
with cards; she was a wonderful Christian lady who was loved dearly by all; she hosted annual Christmas Eve gatherings and any other special family events.

Survivors include 4 sons Carl Bunch, Jr. (Shirley), Bill Bunch (Jean), James Bunch (Harlene) and Joe Bunch; a daughter Violet Gourley (Harold) all of Waynesburg; a brother Millard Mason of Waynesburg
and a sister Elsie Terry of Stanford; 18 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren; she was preceded in death by her husband Carl Bunch, a daughter Rosetta Holtzclaw and a
great granddaughter Heather Holtzclaw.

Visitation will be Sunday 5-8 at Mt. Moriah Christian Church, Funeral Service will be 1 PM Monday at the Church. Reverend Rob Cox and Bill Gooch will be officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Wayne and Dale Holtzclaw, Mike Gourley, Gary, Terry, Jerry, Thomas and B.J. Bunch.

 

Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

BUNCH, Raymond

May 02, 1919 - November 28, 2009

US Navy - WW II

STANFORD — Raymond Bunch, 90, of Waynesburg died Saturday.

Born May 2, 1919, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late Ward and Sarah Smith Bunch. He was a retired electrician. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his sister, Christine Bunch; nephews, Steve Leach and Ken Bunch; and four great-nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 Interment: Double Springs Cemetery.

 

 

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - Interior Journal

CASH, Lillian Jane Neal

May 15, 1915 - December 04, 2009

Lillian Jane Cash, 94, of Danville died Friday, Dec, 4.

A native of Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, she was born May 15, 1915, to the late Henry and Louanna Neal. She taught oil painting and quilting, was Mrs. Boyle County, Mrs. Kentucky Senior and
received the Age of Elegance Award in the Mrs. USA Senior Pageant. She was proudest of teaching Sunday school for 67 years was married to the late John Kermit Cash.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Donald Cash; and a grandson, Jeremy Prichard.

Survivors include a son, Eugene (Martha) Cash; a daughter, Judith (Clarence) Adams; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and 15 great, great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 8 at the First Church of God on the Danville By-Pass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the First Church of God Building Fund, 3220 Harrodsburg Rd, Danville, KY 40422 or to Heritage Hospice.

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

 

Friday, December, 04, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

CHADWELL, Blanche King

June 27, 1918 - December 03, 2009

STANFORD — Blanche Chadwell, 91, of Danville died Thursday in Danville.

Born June 27, 1918, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Everett and Gletha Bastin King. She was the widow of Bill Chadwell. She worked at Brown and Williamson Co. in Louisville
and was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include two grandchildren, Steven Claypool and Lisa Halouma, both of Louisville; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lonnie King of Seattle, Wash.
She was preceded in death by a son, Everett Claypool; three brothers; and a sister.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Salem Baptist Church with Pastor Lester Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Spurlin Funeral Home Notice  

COFFMAN, Johnny W.  

January 01, 1936 - November 14, 2009

Johnny W. Coffman, 73, of McKinney died Saturday at his home. He was born January 1, 1936 in Lincoln County to the late Thelmur and Martha Austin Coffman. He was a retired truck driver from
Frito Lay after 27 years and was a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. He was a past member of The Wagon Masters Club in London, KY.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years Peggy Smith Coffman of McKinney; 3 children Sherry McGuffey (Mike) of Stanford, Denise Pike (David) of Stanford and Winfred Coffman (Cindy) of McKinney;
A sister Elizabeth Carrier of McKinney; 4 grandchildren Jonathan McWhorter (Kristen), Kristen Grant, Matthew Coffman and Isaac Coffman; he was preceded in death by a brother Orville Kenneth
Coffman, 2 infant sisters and 1 infant brother.

Visitation will be Monday 5-9 PM, Funeral Service 2 PM Tuesday all at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel. Reverends Rick Naylor and John Penick will be officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

Monday, November 16, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

CRANK, Manford Harold

March 22, 1972 - November 14, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Manford Harold Crank Jr., 37, of Somerset, Ky., formerly of Crab Orchard, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Ky. 39 south of Crab Orchard.

Born March 22, 1972, in Garrard County, he was the son of Harold (Georgia Ann) Crank Sr. and Judy Lee Powers Gwyn, both of Crab Orchard. He was a member of Enterprize Baptist Church in
Somerset and a diesel mechanic for Weddle Enterprises in Somerset.

Other survivors Include a brother, Shaun T. Crank of Somerset; two sisters, Tonya Lea Volk and Rachel Michelle Volk, both of Crab Orchard; several aunts, uncles and a host of cousins.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Ron Harp and Bro. Jimmy McKinney. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Larry and Lonnie Dowell, David and Homer Price, Darrell Meece and Sherrill Sims.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Coldiron and Jerry Shelton.

 

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - Interior Journal

CRUMPTON, Dylan Tyler

February 11, 2005 - December 02, 2009

Dylan Tyler Crumpton, 4, of Hustonville, formerly of Putnam County, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 2 due to an automobile accident.

Born Feb. 11, 2005, he was the son of Kenneth David Crumpton, Jr. and the late Chastity Dawn Hanks, who was in the same accident.

Survivors include his step-father, Mitchell Lanigan of Hustonville; grandparents, Joseph Hanks, Sherry Reddish, Kenneth David Crumpton and Roy Lanigan; one great, great grandparent,
Atchie Pons; a brother, Kameron Crumpton; half-sisters, Keira Lynn Lanigan and Raven Crumpton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services were Dec. 7 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Florida.

 

 

Saturday, November 07, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

DOSS, Betty J. Siler

July 29, 1950 - November 06, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Betty Jean Doss, 59, of Waynesburg, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Hospital in Danville. She was the wife of Rodney Joe Doss of Waynesburg, whom she married on Nov. 3, 1967, in Pulaski County.

Betty was born in Lincoln County on July 29, 1950, to the late Ulan "Dude" and Margaret Buchanan Siler. She was a former employee of Deco Art in Stanford and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Additional survivors include her daughter, Tamera Jo (David) Southerland of Stanford; her son, Jamie Ernest Doss of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Robert Siler of Waynesburg and Donnie (Brenda) Siler of
Stanford; three sisters, Trish Hester of West Liberty, Melinda (Stephen) Sebastian of Waynesburg and Vickie (Bobby) Smith of Brodhead; one grandson, Dalton Ray Southerland; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home, with Bro. John Baker officiating. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be J.P. Doss, Ralph Coulter, Dewayne and Chris Siler, Mike Brown, Jim Adams, John Martino and Willie Gilpin.

Visitation will be after 5:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

 

December 05, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

DURHAM, Gerald Wayne

April 27, 1954 - December 05, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Gerald Wayne Durham, 55, of Perryville, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Saturday.

Born April 27, 1954, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Virgil Sr. and Sallie Nichols Durham.

Survivors include two sisters, Josephine Eldridge and Beulah Shelton, both of Crab Orchard; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ida Mae Spoonamore and Mollie Wallin; and a brother, Virgil Durham Jr.

Services will be noon Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home with burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

ELLIOTT, Charles Edward

February 04, 1957 - November 25, 2009

MORELAND — Charles Edward Elliott, 52, of Green River Road died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009.

Born Feb. 4, 1957, in Albuquerque, N.M., he was the son of Rachel Miracle Elliott and the late Charles William Elliott.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 31 years, Debbie Lynn Ware Elliott; two sons, Chase Elliott and Brandon Scott Elliott; and a sister, Betty Sue Sims.

No services are scheduled. Arrangements are entrusted to W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland.

 

Sunday, December 13, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

EMBRY, Joan

April 23, 1928 - December 11, 2009

STANFORD — Joan Embry, 81, of Danville, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Carlisle, Nicholas County, KY.  Later the family moved to Stanford and she graduated from Stanford High School.

She attended Centre College and graduated from Transylvania University. She was the daughter of the late Joel Thomas Embry and Elizabeth Harper Embry.

She taught Sunday School at Stanford Presbyterian Church and she was a gifted organist for many years there. She served both as an elder and a deacon, and she was the historian of the church. She was a faithful and a regular visitor in the local nursing homes. Joan was a teacher at Kentucky School for the Deaf and later taught and was librarian at Florida School for the Deaf.

Survivors include her cousins LuAnn Davis Harris, Joel W. Embry, Harvey Embry and Lucy Embry; and her “family” — Kathy LaGro and her family, Barry Helm and Jeffrey Helm.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford with Rev. Jim Erwin officiating.

 

Monday, November 30, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

FREDERICK, Gene Clayton

January 16, 1938 - November 26, 2009

US Navy Veteran

LIBERTY — Gene Frederick, 71, of Hustonville died Thursday.

He was a railroad machinist, Navy veteran and a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Luster Frederick; a son, Steven Frederick of Indiana; four daughters, Eva Kathy Cox and Cynthia Harris, both of Indiana, Mary Rhonda Frederick of Florida and Vicki Frederick of Virginia; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clatis Frederick of Liberty.

Service was today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial was in New Salem Cemetery. [Mother listed as Lula Coleman in birth index]

 

Friday, December 04, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

GOVER, Ann Harrison

August 05,1965 - December 02, 2009

HARRODSBURG — Ann Harrison Gover, 45, of Junction City, wife of Larry Gover, died Wednesday.

Born Aug. 5, 1965, in Louisville, she was the daughter of Robert Harrison of Junction City and the late Ruby Mae Taylor Harrison.

Other survivors include her son, Clinton Daugherty of Marion County; daughter, Angela Cross of Lancaster; brothers, Thomas Harrison, David Harrison and James Harrison;
three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

Thursday, December 03, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

GUINN, Patricia Sue

August 28, 1958 - December 02, 2009

MORELAND — Patricia Sue “Patty” Guinn, 51, of Junction City died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009.

Born Aug. 28, 1958, in Danville she was the daughter of Judy Miller Guinn. She lived in Ocala, Fla., for more than 30 years. She was of the Baptist faith and was baptized at Junction City First Baptist Church.
She was a graduate of Boyle County High School.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two brothers, Billy and Carl Guinn; a sister, Sharon Green Magnatta; and three nieces, Ramona, Judy and Carla. She was preceded in death
by her brother, Ray “Whistle” Green.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by Bro. Dale Denton.

 

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - Interior Journal

HANKS, Chasity Dawn


August 12, 1982- December 02, 2009

MORELAND — Chastity Dawn Hanks, 27, of Hustonville, formerly of Putnam County, Fla., died Dec. 2, 2009.

Born Aug. 12, 1982, she was the daughter of Joseph Howard Hanks and the late Gaye Lynn Howie Hanks.

Other survivors include her son, Kameron Daniel Crumpton; and daughter, Keira Lynn Lanigan; three brothers, Jeremy Bolton, Jacob Hanks and Michael Hanks, all of Florida; grandparents, George
Hanks of Florida, and Jerry and Judy Brenacky of Texas; her fiancé, Mitchell Lanigan, of Hustonville, and his father, Roy Lanigan of Florida.

She was joined in death by her 4-year-old son, Dylan Tyler Crumpton.

A service will be held at 8 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, with visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. today. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Florida.

 

Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

HARRIS, Clara Ann Griffin

May 27, 1912 - November 27, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Clara Ann Griffin Harris, 97, of Stanford, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford. She was the widow of Corsa Harris.

Clara was born in Crab Orchard on May 27, 1912 to the late Harvey and Mamey (Adams ) Griffin. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Alfreda Zackery of Taylorville, Ill., and Edith (Bill) Zwahlen and Betty (Anton) Osterman, both of Waynesburg; two sons, Corsa Ray (Wilma Mae) Harris of Ocala, Fla., and Earl (Deva) Harris of Stanford; a half brother, Robert Hubbard of Peoria, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Clara was preceded in death by a son, Charles Henry Harris; a brother, Ernie Griffin; a sister, Elsie Hanes; half brothers, Ed, Clay and Millard Hubbard; a half sister, Martha Lay; and several stepbrothers and stepsisters.

Pallbearers include Jerry Zwahlen, David Harris, Dale and Brian Osterman, Gary Zackery and Billy Zwahlen.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Ken Roberts and Barry Delaney officiating. Burial is in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

HATTER, Alma Madge Falconberry


December 15, 1936- December 07, 2009

LIBERTY — Madge Hatter, 72, of Liberty died Monday.

The daughter of Everett and Daisy Luttrell Falconberry of Lincoln County, she is survived by her husband Raymond Hatter. Other survivors include a daughter, Mona (Donnie) Sanders; a son, Kenny (Amanda) Hatter; six grandchildren, Rachel, Caroline and Jeremy Sanders, Jared, Amy and Natalie Hatter; one great-grandchild, Ava Sanders and one brother, Ray Falconberry.

She was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Gerald Hatter and two brothers, Ralph and Hubert Falconberry.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel, with Rev. Marty Shakleford officiating. Burial will be in K.P. Hill Cemetery.

 

McKnight Funeral Home Notice

HAZELWOOD, Clarence J.

April 26, 1930 - October 03, 2009

Clarence J. Hazelwood, 79, of Crab Orchard, KY passed away Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. He was the husband of the late Ethel Clark Hazelwood who preceded him in death on April 10, 2007. Clarence was born in Athens, West Virginia on April 26, 1930 to the late Luther and Virgie Jones Hazelwood. He was a veteran of the United States Marines

Survivors Include:

Daughter, Kathy Hazelwood of Bluefield, West Virgina, Step Mother, Mary Lou Hazelwood of Athens, West Virginia, Step Daughter, Geneva Asberry of Lancaster, KY, Step Son, Harold Warmouth of Danville, KY, Step Daughter, Naomi Faye Asberry of Stanford, KY, Step Son, Terry Warmouth of Crab Orchard, KY, Brother, Harold Lee Hazelwood of Columbus, Ohio, Brother, Eugene Hazelwood of Princeton, West Virginia, Sister, Peggy Nelson of Princeton, West Virginia, Sister, Bonnie Stinson of Princeton, West Virginia, Brother, Robert Hazelwood of Norfolk, Virginia, Several Step Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren.

In addition to his parents Clarence was preceded in death by two infant children; two brothers, Bill and Mason Hazelwood; One Sister, Helen Shrader and a step son, Wayne Warmouth

Pallbearers: Joe Bugg, Jared Montgomery, Anthony Durham, James, Richard & Roy Asberry, Jr., & Beverly Hale. Honorary Pallbearers: Aaron & Brandon Gregory, Thomas and James Bugg and Scott Lane

Place of Service: McKnight Funeral Home Chapel

Officiating: Donald Asberry. Interment: Buffalo Springs Cemetery

 

Thursday, December 17, 2009 - Interior Journal

HINES, Irene Hayes

December 03, 1945 - December 15, 2009

Sylvia Irene Hines, 64, of Science Hill, died Tuesday, Dec. 15 at her residence.

A native of Detroit, Mich., she was born Dec. 3, 1945, to the late Manford and Lela Green Chaney Hayes. She was a homemaker and a member of Double Springs Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Delmar Hayes; and one sister, Jean Taylor.

Survivors include one son, Johnnie R. Hines of Stanford; two daughters, Donna C. Harris of Waynesburg and Cheryl A. Middleton of Science Hill; 10 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one special niece, Regina Moore of Waynesburg; and a special nephew, Eddie Hicks of Eubank.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. tonight (Dec. 17) at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec.18 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Vola Brown officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

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HOPKINS, Edward Lee

December 26, 1943 - November 10, 2009

US Navy

CRAB ORCHARD — Edward Lee Hopkins, 65, of Lexington died Tuesday.

Born Dec. 26, 1943, in Brodhead, he was a son of the late Oscar and Edna Lunsford Hopkins. He was employed at Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond, a former technician for IBM and a Navy veteran.

Survivors include a daughter, Leeann May; sons, Chuck Hopkins, Pall Hopkins and Troy Hall; stepdaughter, Dora Jonsdottir; brother, Robert Hopkins; sisters, Joann Carter and Betty Mullins; stepsisters, Charlene Harris and Darlene Mink; and nine grandchildren.

Burial in Piney Grove Cemetery, Rockcastle Co. KY

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - Interior Journal

HOWARD, Carrie A. Smallwood

May 10,1932 - December 05, 2009

Carrie Aileen Smallwood Howard, 77, of Somerset, died on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital following a long illness.

A native of Waynesburg, she was born Tuesday, May 10, 1932, to the late Joda Smallwood, Sr. and Mabel Moore Smallwood. She was a military wife for 26 years, enjoyed fishing, playing penny-ante poker and was a champion bowler in San Antonio, Texas. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey W. Howard; and two brothers Joda Bert Smallwood, Jr. and Billy Joe Smallwood.

Survivors include her husband, James M. Howard of Somerset; a son, Mark S. (Millie) Howard of Ashburn, Va.; a daughter, Denise A. (Vince) Troxell of Somerset; four grandchildren, Matthew D. Howard, Heather A. Kiefer, Kathryn A. Howard and Robbin M. Toumberlin; great grandson, Wyatt Dawson Kiefer; and sisters, Wanda Jean Johnson of London and Bonnie Smallwood of Waynesburg.

Funeral services were Dec. 8 at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg with Bro. Delmer Gross officiating. Burial was in KP Hall Cemetery.

 

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HUMPHREY, William Lee Clark

April 27, 1929 - November 10, 2009

William Lee Clark Humphrey, 70, of Broadhead died Tuesday. Born April 27, 1929 in Stanford to the late Lee Clark Humphrey and Edith King Coleman. He was a Carpenter.

Survivors include his wife Patricia Humphrey of Kings Mtn.; a special friend Elvena Bishop of Stanford; 4 sons Edward Humphrey of Versailles, James Humphrey of Stanford, Larry Humphrey of Liberty and Warren Humphrey of Kings Mtn.; 4 daughters Paula Humphrey of Kings Mtn., Elizabeth Holt of Parksville, Ruth Vanhook of Danville and Brenda Simmons of Yosemite; 18 Grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; he was preceded in death by a son William Lee Humphrey.

Visitation will be Friday, 10-2 pm with Funeral Service at 2 pm following visitation. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. [ Spurlin Funeral Home Web site has Interment at Humphrey - Coleman Cemetery]

 

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JACOBS, Loretta Bailey

July 23, 1921- December 12, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Loretta Bailey Jacobs, 88, of Danville, formerly of Crab Orchard, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at McDowell Place in Danville.

She was the widow of Burt O. Jacobs, who preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 1997.

Loretta was born in Crab Orchard on July 23, 1921, and was the daughter of the late A.J. Sr. and Salena Bailey. She was a retired teacher at Crab Orchard Elementary for more than 30 years. She was a Sunday School Treasurer at Crab Orchard Baptist Church. She was former owner of Bailey Department Store.

Loretta is survived by a daughter, Natalie (Ted) Monroe of Danville; a brother, Bill (Louise) Bailey of Titusville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Emily (Ken) Bates, Theo Monroe, Joe (Leslie) Monroe and James (Monica) Monroe; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three nephews, Bob, Billy and Jim Bailey; and a niece, Jean Turner.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James R. Bailey Sr.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Baptist Church by Bro. Mark Shelton. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery. Pallbearers include Joe and James Monroe, Bob and Jim Bailey, and Heath and Shane Turner.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crab Orchard Baptist Church or to Heritage Hospice.

McKnight Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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JOHNSON, Ruth Baugh

March 25, 1931 - November 30, 2009

Ruth Baugh Johnson, 78, of Greer, S.C., formerly of Danville, died Nov. 30, 2009, in South Carolina.

Born March 25, 1931, in Lincoln County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Ollie Frank and Flonnie Rash Baugh, and the widow of Boyd T. Johnson. She was a homemaker, a former member of West End Church of Christ in Danville and a member of Duncan Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Bechtold of Greer, S.C.; three grandchildren, Kristi Inglis, Kari Naylor and William Naylor; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Jean (Billy) Watts of Kings Mountain, Ky.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bellevue Cemetery with Minister Mike Crowe.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday until the service time at Stith Funeral Home.

 

W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home Notice

LANE, Maxine Smith

December 19, 1922 - November 15, 2009

Maxine Smith Lane, 86 of Moreland died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009. Born Dec. 19, 1922, she was the daughter of the late James Carroll and Lizzie Lucas Smith. She was retired from Palm Beach after 42 years. She was a member of Mt. Salem Baptist Church where she served as secretary for 22 years and enjoyed working in the kitchen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Lane.

 Survivors include her 2 daughters: Judy (Michael) Gaddis of Greenwood, LA and Yolanda (Dale) Estes of New Salem; 1 son, Michael Terry Lane of Danville; 3 sisters: Frances Russell of Danville, Shirlie Coleman of Fairfield, OH and Murrell Durham of Yosemite; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Services will be at 11 AM, Thursday, at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Mike Mullins with burial at Middleburg Cemetery. Pallbearers are Barry Smith, Zeke Smith, Greg Norris, Jimmy Gaddis, Wendell Smith and Samuel Key. Honorary pallbearers are Michael Gaddis and Dale Estes.

 

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LATHAM, William Harold

August 07, 1930 - Thursday, November 05, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — William Harold Latham, 79, of Cincinnati, died Thursday.

He was the husband of the late Martha Lee Hooker Latham. He was born in Pulaski County to the late Smith and Augusta Owens Latham. Harold was a longtime member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Somerset and a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps.

Survivors include a daughter, Lisa (Greg) Waters; a son, Jerry (Nancy) Hooker; four grandchildren, Sherri Gabbard, Robert Hooker, Christina Bean and Taylor Waters; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, James and Danny Latham; and two sisters, Carolyn Ferrell and Marilyn Carter.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military honors by the Caswell Saufley American Legion Post #18 of Stanford.

 

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LAWSON, Evelyn Irvin

March 27, 1919 - November 12, 2009

STANFORD — Evelyn Irvin Lawson, 90, of Stanford died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born March 27, 1919, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Rosa Vell Oaks Pence. She was a homemaker and the widow of James Wesley Irvin and Ebbie Lawson. She was a member of Pine Grove Church of Christ.

Survivors include two daughters, Roselene Denney (Gene) of Crab Orchard and Joan Brown of Stanford; a brother, Sammy Pence of Stanford; for grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren; and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Wendel Irvin; two brothers; and a sister.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Curt Herrington will officiate. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery

 

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

LEACH, Arnold Dayton

August 12, 1942 - November 18, 2009

STANFORD — Arnold Dayton Leach, 67, of Kings Mountain died Wednesday.

Born Aug. 12, 1942, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Bill A. and Lizzie Lay Leach. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Jenny Goens Leach; two sons, David Leach and Steven Leach; a daughter, Lisa Leach Snow; stepchildren, Danny Bowen, Jimmy Bowen, Debbie Cook, Sandy Northern, Donna Newberry, Beverly Carmank and Margaret Bowen; sisters, Cora Rayborn and Christine Brock; 22 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Interment: Double Springs Cemetery

 

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MAGGARD, Emmett Lee

December 10, 2009

STANFORD — Emmett Lee Maggard of Stanford died Thursday, Dec. 10, at University of Kentucky Medical Center.

A native of Cincinnati, he was a son of the late Dessie and Emmett Maggard of Crab Orchard. Lee was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had enjoyed careers in law enforcement, insurance, farming and real estate.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila Mullins; a sister, Sherry (Jack) Stoeke of Taylor Mill; a brother, Lonnie (Sharmae) Maggard of Stanford; an aunt, Fay Barnes of Eaton, Ohio; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Hellen Reynolds.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

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

 

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - Interior Journal

MIRACLE, Joseph Clayton, Sr.

September 15, 1944 - December 16, 2009

US Army

Joseph Clayton Miracle Sr., 65, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday, Dec. 16 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born Sept. 15, 1944, to the late Lloyd Beckham Miracle and Margaret Osbourne Miracle. He was retired from the Army with 20 years of service, a member of the National Rifle Association and a lifetime member of the North American Hunt Club.

Survivors include his wife, Claudia J. Miracle of Crab Orchard; six children Anthony Shane Miracle of Stanford, Joseph Clayton Miracle, Jr. and Mary Jane Carter both of Crab Orchard, Bianca Miracle and Mike Miracle, both of California and Josie Schmitt of Wisconsin; two sisters, Jewell McCowan of Liberty and Wanda King of Richmond; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 16 at Spurlin Funeral Home with Rev. Vola Brown officiating. Burial was in Frank Hoeck Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were John Scott, Mitchell Dale Miracle, Joey Moberly, Clinton Miracle, Steve Carter and Paul Starnes.

 

Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

MONTGOMERY, William B.

December 01, 1947 - November 27, 2009

STANFORD — William B. Montgomery, 61, of Stanford, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 1, 1947, he was the son of the late Manuel Clark and Marion Virginia Arrington Montgomery.

Survivors include his loving wife of 39 years, Charlotte Bragg Montgomery; a son, Adam Montgomery; a daughter, Kallen (James) Wright; and a brother, Michael (Asara) Montgomery.

An Appreciation of Life Service is 2:30 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by James Hicks and Jeremy James with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

MULLINS, William Earl

July 05, 1943 - December 21, 2009

MORELAND — William Earl Mullins, 66, of Hustonville died Monday.

Born July 5, 1943, he was the son of the late Eddie and Virgie Duncan Mullins. He was a tree trimmer and a caterer.

Survivors include a son, Steven Ray (Tammy) Mullins, and a daughter, Tammy (John) Newby, both of Hustonville; two brothers, Marvin Mullins of Danville and Harold Mullins of Cincinnati; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, William Troy Mullins.

Services will be noon Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, with visitation after 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

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NEWCOMB, Stanton Keith

December 25, 1944 - November 07, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Stanton Keith Newcomb Sr., 64, of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away Saturday, Nov. 7 2009, at Roudebush Veterans Administration Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Dec. 25, 1944, in Crab Orchard, Ky., he was the son of the late Robert and Stella Mae Spivey Newcomb. He was a United States Army veteran.

Survivors Include his wife, Judy Harris Newcomb of Indianapolis; two sons, Stanton Keith Newcomb Jr. of Danville, Ky., and Joshua Andrew Newcomb of Indianapolis; two grandchildren, Jessica Danielle and Rachel Leanne Newcomb, both of Danville; brothers, Roy E. Newcomb of Moreland, Ky., Bobby, Benny and Donnie Newcomb, all of Indianapolis, and Ronnie Newcomb of Stanford, Ky.; sisters, Dorothy Williams of Hamilton, Ohio, Lois C. Anderson of Danville, Ky., Virginia I. Kelly and Bessie J. Carter, both of Indianapolis, Georgia E. Coffee of Crab Orchard, Ky., and Euncie J. Frost of Coverdale, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

He also was preceded In death by a daughter, Heather Rachelle Newcomb; a brother, David Newcomb; and sisters, Betty and Sherry.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery by Benny Newcomb and Bro. Melvin Scisson.

 

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - Interior Journal

POSPISIL, Louise Hoskins Spivey

October 19, 1922 - December 06, 2009

Louise Hoskins Spivey Pospisil, 87, of Brodhead, died Sunday, Dec. 6 at her home.

A native of Manchester, she was born Oct. 19, 1922, to the late Bev and Mary Langham Hoskins. She was of the Baptist faith and the widow of Henry Spivey and Edward Pospisil.

She was also preceded in death by a son, George Spivey; two grandchildren, Steven Carter Spivey and Lisa Gail Spivey; one great grandchild, Matthew Spivey; three brothers, Elige, Hubert and Buster Hoskins; and four sisters, Ruby Swikoski, Henrietta Hoskins Hornsby, Margie Davis and Eva Cunningham.

Survivors include two children, Charles "Chuck" (Katy) Spivey of Indianapolis, Ind. and Kay (Jerry Smith) Shelton of Crab Orchard; sisters Juanita (Curtis) Gordon and Lori Stanley of New Albany, Ind., and Sarah Rost of St. Cloud, Fla.; brothers, Curt (Miley) Hoskins of New Albany, Ind., and Lawrence Doc Hoskins of Brodhead; six grandchildren, Jimmy Dale (Dee Dee) Spivey, George Spivey, Tammy Spivey, Charles ìChuckî (Jenny) Spivey, Kevin (Tammy) Shelton and Monte Shelton; 11 great grandchildren; special caretakers, Irene Kidwell, Donna Bussell and Johnnie Lou Adams; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Dec. 9 at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel with Bro. Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial was in the Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

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PROPES, Anna Catherine

May 08, 1944 - November 12, 2009

Anna Catherine Propes, 65 of Casey County died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009. Born May 8, 1944, she was the daughter of the late John Propes and Ethel Downs Coffman. She is survived by her companion, Bobby Wells of Liberty; 3 sons: Joseph Phyllis) Cooper and Tony Cooper, both of Liberty and James (Amanda Lynn) Cooper of Bowling Green; 2 daughters: Ethyleen (Mike)McFarland of Liberty and Anna (Dan Church) Cooper of Bowling Green; 3 brothers: Johnny Propes, T.C. Propes, and William Coffman; 4 sisters: Lillian Martin, Betty Carver, Flossie Johnson and Florence Griffin; 15 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Services will be at 1 PM, Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Matthew Lawhorn with burial in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers are her grandsons and honorary pallbearers, her sons.

 

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RAY, Dustin Lee

May 11, 2009 - December 18, 2009

STANFORD — Dustin “Memphis” Lee Ray, 7 months, of Waynesburg, died Friday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was born May 11, 2009, in Lexington.

Survivors include his parents, Jennifer and Dustin Ray of Waynesburg; a brother, Logan Carman; a sister, BreighAnna Ray of Waynesburg; a paternal grandmother, Connie Alekna of Lancaster; maternal grandparents, Tawana Saylor of Waynesburg and James “Rex” Coleman of Stanford; and several cousins.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home with burial in Mount Moriah Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Friday, November 13, 2009 - Interior Journal

SAUFLEY, Jane Harris

January 10, 1937 - November 07, 2009

Jane Harris Saufley, 72, of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, Nov. 7 in Lexington.

Born Jan. 10, 1937, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late James C. Harris and Eleanor Campbell Harris.

She was a member of the Stanford Christian Church, a graduate of Stanford High School in 1955 and a graduate of the University of Kentucky where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and awarded the Kappa Alpha fraternity rose. In later years, she was instrumental in forming the charter chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta at Centre College and served as an advisor for the chapter. She taught for many years with the Lincoln County Board of Education, worked with Century 21 Wilson Realty and Auction for 23 years and was a member of Central Kentucky Board of Realtors, Kentucky Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors. She was a charter member of the Herrington Lake Yacht Club, served as Fleet Captain for two years, remained active on the Social Committee and was a member of the Herrington Lake Conservation League. She was also a former member of the Kentucky Walking Horse Association.

Survivors include her daughter, Lee Saufley (Hunter) Phillips; grandson, Thomas Caswell Saufley Phillips; two sisters, Linda Harris Best and Martha Ann Bastin; one brother, James R. Harris; many nieces and nephews; and her loving devoted 4-legged companions, Hampton and Choco.

Funeral services were Nov. 10 at Preston-Pruitt Funeral in Danville with Dr. Jim Baughman and Dr. Jerry Shepard officiating. Burial was held privately.

 

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger

SCOTT, Nolan “Bud”

July 01, 1934- December 06, 2009

STANFORD — Nolan “Bud” Scott, 75, of Stanford died Sunday at UK Hospital in Lexington.

He was born July 1, 1934, in Rockcastle County to the late Oscar and Verna Cummins Scott. He was a lifelong farmer and retired from Corning Glass and Phillips Lighting after 40 years of employment. He was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Betty Reynolds Scott; a son, Jeff (Kathy) Scott of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Cindy (Rod) Bates and Kim (George) Elliott both of Stanford; six sisters, Lucille (Earl) Adams and Louise (Harold) Reynolds, both of Danville, Ruth Scott, Velda Herald and Jenny (Fred) Pruitt all of Fairfield, Ohio, and Dorothy (Ed) Thacker of Fairview, Texas; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, John Scott, and a great-granddaughter, Alexis Murphy.

Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday the funeral home with the Rev. Vola Brown officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - Interior Journal

SHELTON, Catherine Magee Payne

August 24, 1920 - December 16, 2009

Catherine Magee Payne Shelton, 89, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday, Dec. 16 at Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Aug. 24, 1920, to the late John and Cynthia Simpson Payne. She was a homemaker, member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church and the widow of James "Jim" Shelton.

She was also preceded in death by a son, George (Louise) Shelton; daughter, Betty (Jimmy) Wilburn; son-in-law, Truman Owens; daughter-in-law, Joetta A. Shelton; sisters, Grace Baker, Ruby Smith and Beatrice Pitzer; brother, David Payne; grandsons, Jackie and Bobby Owens; and great granddaughter, Clara Renee Carpenter.

Survivors include 11 children, Ruby Owens, Elizabeth "Liz" (Gene) Manning, Dale (Joe) Julian, Mary (Glenn) Smith, William "Bill" (Carolyn) Shelton, Ronald Ray (Stella) Shelton, Tea Shelton, John (Flonnie) Shelton, Truman (Lana) Shelton, David (Velma) Shelton and Eddie (Sally) Shelton; 22 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and 12 great, great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 19 at McKnight Funeral Home with Bros: Kaywood Morris and Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial was in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were J. R. Shelton, Joe Joe Julian, Chase Singleton, Danny Wilburn, Ricky Shelton, Isaac Shelton, Jimmy Owens and Nicky Shelton. Honorary pallbearer was Scott Shelton.

 

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SKEEN, Lamon Stafford
July 17, 1947 - December 14, 2009

CRAB ORCHARD — Lamon Stafford Skeen, 62, of Crab Orchard, Ky., passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, at Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He was the husband of Beulah Noakes Skeen, whom he married Feb. 6, 1993.

Born July 17, 1947, in Hendersonville, N.C., he was the son of the late Andy Howard and Ida Savannah Webb Skeen. He was a retired paint and auto body mechanic.

Survivors Include his wife, Beulah Noakes Skeen; four stepchildren, Gregory (Lisa) Noakes of Pembrook, Ga., Timothy (Jana) Noakes of Waynesburg, Ky., Steven (Allison) Noakes of Savannah, Ga., and Rodney (Teresa) Noakes of Waynesburg, Ky.; a stepdaughter, Yvonne (Michael) Matthews of Hendersonville, N.C.; a brother, Curtis James Skeen; a sister, Margie Marie Jones; and three grandchildren, Matthew, Megan and Chase Noakes.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Johnny Thompson.

Interment will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Tilden Partin, Marvin Rogers, Jerry Shelton, Bill Brock, Mike Loveless and Homer Price.

 

Friday, November 06, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

THEOBALD, Licia Furlan

July 29, 1934 - November 05, 2009

MORELAND — Licia Furlan Theobald, 75, of Lexington, died Thursday. She was born July 29, 1934, in Trieste, Italy.

Survivors include two sons, Tristan and Kevin Theobald, both of Lexington; two daughters, Tatiana Randall of Ohio and Katrina Jones of Georgia; eight grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with burial in Moreland Cemetery. Visitation will be after noon Monday.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Wednesday and before the hour of service
Thursday.

 

 

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

VANOVER, Aileen Johnson

January 04, 1925 - December 22, 2009

MORELAND — Aileen Johnson Vanover, 84, of Danville, formerly of Moreland, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.

Born Jan. 4, 1925, she was the daughter of the late George and Jennie Hughes Johnson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Vanover Sr., and a son, Gary.

Survivors include two sons, Homer (Nancy) Vanover and Vincent (Mary Anne) Vanover, both of Danville; two grandchildren, Cara (Eric) Rogers and Jason Vanover; and three great-grandchildren, Taylor and Savannah Vanover and Jacob Rogers.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with burial in Sandidge-McGirr Cemetery.

 

 

 

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

WEIANT, Donald H.

March 24, 1934 - November 30, 2009

US Army, Korea

Donald H. Weiant, 75, of Junction City died Monday, Nov. 30, 2009.

Born March 24, 1934 in Blairistown, N.J., he was the son of the late Fred and Edith Drake Weiant. He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran and a volunteer firefighter for the Junction City and Boyle County fire departments.

Survivors include his wife, June Weiant; seven daughters, Donna Weiant of Berea, Debbie (Jim) Paul of Junction City, Mary Ann (Randy) May of Lancaster, Robin (Mark) Lambert of Junction City, Patty (Dave) Baudendistel of Junction City, Sandy (Lonnie) Hacker of Harrodsburg and Terri (William Johnson) Weiant of Junction City; two half-sisters, Mildred Kays of Nazareth, Pa., and Carolyn Hunt of Oxford, N.J.; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Cox, with burial in Moreland Cemetery. Grandsons will be pallbearers. Military rites will be performed by American Legion, Boyle Post 46 Honor Guard.

 

 

Friday, November 27, 2009 - Advocate-Messenger  

WHITIS, Bobby Lewis  

September 06, 1955 - November 26, 2009

MORELAND — Bobby Lewis Whitis, 54, of Junction City, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009.

Born Sept. 6, 1955, he was the son of the late L.E. Whitis and Rose Carrier Hafley. He was a truck driver for Bluegrass Auto. He was preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Lee Douglas.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Whitis; two sons, Greg Whitis of Moreland and Shawn Whitis of Hustonville; their mother, Julie Whitis of Hustonville; two brothers, Barry and Gary Whitis of Gravel Switch; two sisters, Kim Mills of Gravel Switch and Patty Hafley of Lebanon; brother-in-law, Buddy Douglas of Junction City; two stepchildren, Joel Kehrer and Lalanea Kehrer; and four grandchildren, Amber Lane, and Austin, Ben and Jason Whitis.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with burial in Moreland Cemetery.

 

Friday, November 06, 2009 - Interior Journal

WILSON, Mildred M. Lynn

May 03, 1924 - October 28, 2009

Mildred Mae Lynn Wilson, 85, of Danville, died Wednesday, Oct. 28.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born May 3, 1924, to the late John and Effie Lynn. She was retired from Montgomery Ward and a Baptist.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Margaret; and seven brothers.

Survivors include a son, David Wilson of Richmond; and a granddaughter, Crystal Wilson of Richmond.

Funeral services were Oct. 30 at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Bro. Jim McGee officiating. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

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WOODS, Pauline VanHook

December 06, 1928 - November 19, 2009 

Pauline Woods, 80, of Danville, died Thursday, Nov.19, 2009, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Thursday, Dec. 6, 1928, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Egbert and Angel “Agnes” Floyd VanHook. She was the widow of Oscar Lee Woods. Mrs. Woods was a member of Stanford Church of God and enjoyed crocheting and flowers.

Survivors include two sons, Ralph Woods of Danville and Gary (Julie) Woods of Nicholasville; a daughter, Judy Ann Burchett of Springfield; a brother, E. J. (Lois) VanHook of Danville; three sisters, Katie (Bill) Shelton of Owensboro, Effie (Bob) Young of Astatula, Fla., and Martha Harville of Groveland, Fla.; four grandchildren, Gary Glen Woods, Ralph Woods Jr., Beth Woods and Anna Woods; and four great-grandchildren, Gary Glen Jr., Selena, Antonio and Cecilia.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Bradley Earl VanHook; a daughter-in-law, Cathi Woods; and a son-in-law, Benny Burchett.

An Appreciation of Life service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home, with the Rev. Henry Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steve Sanders, Orville VanHook, Jerry Clark, Steve Shelton, Dennis Waldridge and Ed Cole. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Shelton and Bobby Miracle.

 

Thursday, December 03, 2009 - Interior Journal 

WREN, Charles Wayne  

July 29, 1950 - November 21, 2009 

Charles Wayne Wren, 59, of Lexington, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Saturday, Nov. 21 at his home.

A native of Calhoun, Ga., he was born July 29, 1950, the son of Gladys (C. W.) Brock of Crab Orchard and the late Charles William Wren. He was a 1969 graduate of Crab Orchard High School and from Campbellsville University. He taught school in Kentucky and Tennessee and worked as an interior designer and a real estate agent in New Orleans, La.

Other survivors include his former wife, Virginia Smith of Liberty; a son, Shane (Lisa) Wren; four grandchildren, Taylor, Collin, Conner and Mackenzie all of Charlotte, N.C.; three sisters, Sharlotte (Ernie) Bowling of Brodhead, Velma (David) Shelton and Melissa Brock all of Crab Orchard; one brother, Joe (Regina) Wren of Crab Orchard; seven nieces and four nephews.

A private family memorial service was held on Nov. 30.

A special memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Broughtontown Community Center for all family and friends.

 

 

Thursday, December 24, 2009 - Advocate -Messenger  

YOCUM, Luther E.

August 16, 1940 - December 23, 2009

STANFORD — Luther E. Yocum, 69, of Waynesburg died Wednesday at his home.

Born Aug. 16, 1940, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Mabel Elizabeth Naylor Yocum of Stanford and the late Luther B. Yocum. He was retired from the Lincoln County road department.

Other survivors include two sons, Luther B. Yocum (Jennifer) and Keith E. Yocum (Becky), both of Waynesburg; two daughters, Tina Denise Yocum of Waynesburg and Kathy Bunch of Highland, Ky.; three brothers, Alphas Yocum and Willie Yocum, both of Geneva, Ky., and Bobby Yocum of Waynesburg; three sisters, Matrie Young of Waynesburg, Carolyn VonLinger of Stanford and Faye Kingdon of St. Petersburg, Fla.; five grandchildren, Weston, Kaitlyn Elizabeth and Sarah Jane Yocum and Kendra and Amber Bunch.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Bill Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Highland United Methodist Cemetery.