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Lincoln County, KY Obituaries File #73

 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.    

ANDERSON, Raymond Douglas

BRENT, Annie Hawley

BROWN, Tony Ray

BROWN, Viola M. Watson

CRESS, Alma Lee

DAVIS, Charles Ray

DELANEY, Mary Ann

DURHAM, Charles Matthew

FAIR, Barbara Ann Godbey

FOLLOWELL, Mildred Dye Smith

GOOCH, Mildred Rambo

HARRIS, Margie Dean  Yocum

HOGUE, Bobby Gene

HOWELL, Leonard E.

McGIRR, Agatha E.

MORFORD, James H.

PINKSTON, William Eddie

PRUITT, William Dudley

REED, William Paul

SAUNDERS, Norma Murphy Pulliam

SEVERANCE, Peggy Jo Price

SHELTON, Kenneth Ray

SIMS, Kattie Patterson

SMITH, Francis Combs 

SPRINGER, Mary K. Wheeler Tapscott

STEINBERGER, Lina Thomas

STEVENS, John Will

STORY, Mary E    

 

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - Interior Journal, Stanford

ANDERSON, Raymond Douglas

November 03, 1927 - May 13, 2010

WW II Veteran, Korea

Raymond Douglas Anderson, 82, of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, May 13 at his home.

Born Nov. 3, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Thomas and Caroline Anderson. Anderson was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, an attorney, charter member of the Evening Kiwanis Club and a former member of Fairview Baptist Church in Stanford.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Powell Anderson; a son, Dr. Douglas (Ann) Anderson; daughters, Barbara Lewis and Linda (Mitch) Gray; sister, Ruth Lyons; and uncle, Richard Otto of Stanford.

A memorial service was held May 17 in Texarkana, Texas.

 

Friday, May 14, 2010 - Interior Journal

BRENT, Annie Hawley

May 26, 1915  - May 04, 2010

Annie Hawley Brent, 94, of Miller Street, Stanford, died Tuesday, May 4 at Golden Living Center.

Born Wednesday, May 26, 1915, in Crab Orchard, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Margaret Shaw Hawley. She was a homemaker, farmer, quilter, member of Stanford Church of God and the widow of Ben Brent.

Survivors include a special niece-in-law, Faye Hatfield; a special great-niece, Debbie Hatfield; nephews, Bill, Hawley and Danny Hawley; and several great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were May 7 at Fox Funeral Home. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

 

Saturday, May 08, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

BROWN, Tony Ray

December 10,1973 - May 07,  2010

Tony Ray Brown, 36, of Hustonville, died Friday.

Born Dec. 10, 1973, he was the son of Lewis and Nancy Carey Brown.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Kristi Stinnett Brown; two step-sons, Christopher and Zachary Stratton; a step-daughter, Whitney Smith; and a brother, Douglas Lewis Brown. He was preceded in death by a sister, Karen Brown.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with burial in Maxey Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Monday.

Pallbearers are Johnny, Eddie and Gene Crowe, Adam Brown, Billy Chesteen, and Junior Webb.

 

Saturday, May 15, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

BROWN, Viola M. Watson

September 19, 1924 - May 14, 2010

CRAB ORCHARD — Viola Mae Brown, 85, of Cincinnati, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Friday at Venetian Gardens Nursing Home in Loveland, Ohio.

She was the widow of Woodrow Wilson Brown who preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 1997. Mae was born in Lincoln County on Sept. 19, 1924. She was the daughter of the late Russell and Qwentella Smith Watson. Mae was a member of the Blue Ash Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Conchita Fay (Melvin) Lamb of Fayetteville, Ohio; a son, Ray (Jerriene) Brown of Burnside; a brother, Leslie Watson of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren, Lisa, David, Renee, Randy, Jennifer, Gary and Jason; and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mae was preceded in death by a son, Lee Brown; and a brother, Orbin Watson.

Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Russell Dunaway officiating. Burial is in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

 

Thursday, May 06 2010 - Interior Journal

CRESS, Alma Lee

Alma Lee Cress, 76, of Waynesburg, died Saturday, May 1 at her home.

Born Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1933, in Eubank, she was a daughter of the late Willis Green and Flossie Irene Austin May.

Alma was an employee of the old Cress General Store, a merchant at Cowden's MFG, retired from the Waynesburg Area Fire and Rescue Squad after 21 years and served as the fire department secretary, an EMT and dispatcher. She was a member of Parlor Grove Baptist Church and enjoyed playing the guitar and singing, cooking for her family, gardening and working with her flowers, playing cards and making blankets and quilts.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Olen Cress; a son, Ronald Lee Williams; brothers, Gene and Dale May; and a sister, Charlene Mullins.

Survivors include her children, Richard Lynn (Kim) Williams of McCreary County, Everett Ray (Nannette) Williams of Waynesburg, Charlotte (Mark) Salyers of Eubank, Gail (Brent) Ford of Whitley City and Cindy Murphy of Eubank; brothers, Henry May of Louisville, Gerald (Pearl) May and Jimmy (Marcy) May both of Waynesburg; sisters, Nevada (Jimmy) Sanders and Betty Jo (Murrell) Martin both of Eubank and Laverne Barron and Carolyn (Bob) Cress both of Waynesburg; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were May 4 at Barnett-Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Mullins officiating. Burial was in Cress Cemetery.

Waynesburg Area Fire & Rescue Squad served as pallbearers

 

November 1999, Middletown Ohio, Newspaper

DAVIS, Charles Ray

February 26, 1924 - November 01, 1999

US Army WWII
Charles Ray Davis, 75, of Middletown, passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in Fairfield Township, Ohio. He was born in Crab Orchard, Ky., on Feb. 26, 1924, and was a lifelong resident of this area. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Davis worked at Armco/AK Steel Co. at Open Hearth number 17 and at the Basic Oxygen Furnace for a total of 37 years. He retired in 1990. He was a member of University Baptist Church and also belonged to American Legion Post 218. He was the world's greatest dad! He leaves his wife of 21 years, Wilma J. Davis; three sons, Charles Randall Davis, and his wife, Kenna Lynn, Eric Jason Hunt and Danny Lee Hunt, and wife, Peggy; five daughters, Rita Kay Turvey, Nancy Jean Caudill, and husband, Harold Edwin, Robyn Lynn Cole, Jennifer Sue Humphries and Missy McCall; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Anna Davis.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joseph Baker-Stevens Funeral Home, with Pastor C. Nolan Phillips officiating. Interment will be at Butler County Memorial Park. Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.



Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

DELANEY, Mary Ann

May 23, 1922 - May 09, 2010

CRAB ORCHARD — Mary Ann Delaney, 87, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Stanford.

Born May 23, 1922, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Frances “Jace” Fish Delaney. She was a member of Crab Orchard Second Christian Church and formerly had attended Crab Orchard First Baptist Church.

Survivors Include her first cousin, Sam Delaney of Lexington, Ky.; second cousins, Poitier Delaney, Victor Delaney, Gloria Conner, Janis Fox, Keith Delaney, Art Delaney, Ann Huffman and Virginia Hewan.

Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by the Revs. Robert Gates, Oliver Miller and Chuck Vernon. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers Include Victor Delaney, James Vandiver, Bradley Helm, Charlie Mucker, Larry Owsley, Tommy Owsley and Glenn Gooch. Honorary pallbearers are Sam Delaney, Bud Reed, Curtis Bright and William Owsley.

 

 

May 07, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice  

DURHAM, Charles Matthew  

February 10, 1982 - May 06 2010

Charles "Lil Chucky" Durham, 28, of Stanford died Thursday at U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. He was born February 10, 1982 in Danville, KY to Charles E. and Tammy Barbour Durham.

Survivors include his parents Charles and Tammy Durham of Danville; his companion Ashley Raybourn of Stanford; four children Dillon Matthew Durham, Charles Blake Durham, Trevor Lee Raybourn and Lillian Durham; a sister Heather Durham and a brother Shawn Durham both of Hustonville; his paternal grandfather Charles Durham of Stanford. maternal grandmother Louellen Byrd of Stanford; several Aunts and Uncles; he was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Vivian Durham and his maternal grandfather Matthew Barbour.

Visitation will be Monday, May 10, 2010 from 5-9, Service will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Terry Holt officiating.

Casket bearers will be Stevie Denson, Joey Miller, Danny Adams, Brian Gaskin, Willie Durham, Christopher Durham, Gregg Durham and Wesley Casey; Honorary Bearers will be Christopher Gaskin, Wayne Denson and Butchie Barbour. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

FAIR, Barbara Ann Godbey


October 26, 1949 - May 25, 2010

MORELAND — Barbara Ann Godbey Fair, 60, of Hustonville died Tuesday, May 25.

Born Oct. 26, 1949, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Virgil “Doc” Godbey of Casey County and the late Elsie Means Wooten. She worked at the service desk and money center at Wal~Mart for 19 years. She was a member of Green River Pentecostal Church.

Other survivors include her husband of 42 years, James Fair Sr. of Hustonville; a son, James (Amy) Fair of Hustonville; two daughters, Teresa (Garnett) Owens of McKinney and Misty Brock of Hustonville; seven grandchildren, Robyn Brock, Lathan Fair, Ann Marie Warner, Gracie Fair and Alexis, Ethan and Hayley Jones.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Green River Pentecostal Church by Bro. Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Walls, Levi Walls, Bradley Hart, Scotty Derringer, Don Walls, James Fair Jr. and John E. Walls.

 

Thursday, May 20, 2010 - Interior Journal

FOLLOWELL, Mildred J. Dye Smith

August 29, 1937 - May 16, 2010

Mildred Josephine Dye Smith Followell, 72, died Sunday, May 16.

Born Aug. 29, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd Cecil Dye and Mary Roberts Clements. Josephine was also preceded in death by her husband, Oliver "Buster" Smith.

Survivors include one sister, Imogene Byrd of Casey County; and special friends, Jackie Snow of Hustonville and Lela Mae Hoskins of South Fork.

Funeral services were May 19 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial was in South Fork Cemetery

 

Monday, May 17, 2010- Advocate-Messenger

GOOCH, Mildred Rambo
1930-2010

Mildred R. Gooch, 79, of Logan Avenue, Stanford, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at her home.

Born Monday, Aug. 25, 1930, in Danville, Ky., she was the daughter of the late William Arthur and Cora Lee Doan Rambo. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Adrian W. Gooch.

Survivors include her children, Adrian W. Gooch Jr. and his wife, Marie of Eynon, Pa., Steven W. Gooch and his wife, Liz of Somerset, and Linda S. Fritsch and her husband, Scott of Russellville; and eight grandchildren.

An Appreciation of Life service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Fox Funeral Home by Bro. Virgil Horseman, with burial to follow in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ryan, Daniel and Jonathan Gooch, Blake, Kyle and Scott Fritsch. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Boon Gooch and Ray Middleton.

 

Monday, May 17, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

HARRIS, Margie Dean Yocum

November 02, 1934 - May 17, 2010

Margie Dean Harris, 75, of Stanford died Monday at her home. She was born November 2, 1934 in Lincoln County to the late Tommy and Mattie Yates Yocum. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal Faith.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years Harold Harris of Stanford; Three children, Wendell Harris (Beverly), Harold Harris (Robin) and Connie Padgett (Gary) all of Stanford; Two brothers Samuel Yocum of McKinney and Floyd Yocum of Stanford; two sisters Mildred Coffman of Danville and Virginia Shearer of Michigan; six grandchildren; she was preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel and Floyd Yocum, and five sisters, Ada Sears, Susie Sears, Mary Henry Boyd, Flossie and Onie Yocum.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-9, Funeral Service will be 11 A.M. Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Albert Gisler officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be her grandchildren Christopher Shane Harris, Cody Harris, Brad Padgett, Tyler Zane Harris, Chase Padgett and Courtney Harris; Honorary Bearers will be Kathy Henson, Gary Padgett, Robin Harris and Beverly Harris.

 

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - Interior Journal

HOGUE, Bobby Gene

July 17, 1939 - May 16, 2010

Bobby Gene Hogue, Sr., 70, of Murray, died Sunday, May 16.

Born July 17, 1939, he was the son of the late Roy and Laura Benedict Hogue.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Byrd Hogue; sons, Bobby Gene Hogue, Jr. and Richard Lee Hogue; a daughter, Julie Hoover; brothers, William "Buddy" and Henry Hogue; sisters, Gladys Lawson, Joanne Hafley, Jackie Conner, Betty Hogue, Linda Horton and Bonnie Hogue; four grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and five step great grandchildren.

Funeral services were May 20 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland. Burial was in Moreland Cemetery.

 

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - Interior Journal, Stanford

HOWELL, Leonard E.

June 07, 1935 - May 20, 2010

Lenard E. Howell, 74, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, May 20 at Russell County Hospital.

Born June 7, 1935, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was a son of the late Arthur and Dovie Denny Howell. He was a machine operator for U.S. Electrical Tool.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Faye Belcher Howell; three brothers, Carlis, Junior and Lee Howell; and one sister, Betty Fritts.

Survivors include his wife, Ora Popplewell Howell of Russell Springs; two sons, Carlos (Alice) Howell of Waynesburg and Darrell (Debbie) McConnell of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Loretta (Gary) Case of Amelia, Ohio and Rebecca Jewel of Crab Orchard; one brother, Billy (Rosa) Howell of Waynesburg; two grandchildren, Steve and Elizabeth Case; and two step grandchildren, Jeffrey and Reva York.

Funeral services were May 24 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Billy Silverman officiating. Burial was in Jacob's Hill Cemetery in Waynesburg.

 

Thursday, May 20, 2010 - Interior Journal

McGIRR, Agatha Elizabeth

April 23, 1925 - May 16, 2010

Agatha Elizabeth "Sug" McGirr, of Danville, formerly of Moreland, died Sunday, May 16.

Born April 23, 1925, she a daughter of the late James and Amanda Pearl Hughes McGirr. She was a 1945 graduate of Moreland High School, retired from Palm Beach and a member of Westside United Methodist Church.

Survivors include one brother, Morris (Dotty) McGirr of Danville; sister, Lela Whitson of Cold Spring; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were May 19 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Scott Vifquain and Dale Denton officiating. Burial was in the McGirr-Sandidge Cemetery.

 

 

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

MORFORD, James H.

August 04, 1928 - May 10, 2010

LANCASTER — James H. Morford, 81, of Danville Street died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 4, 1928, he was a son of the late James H. and Maude Davis Morford. He was a former co-owner of Stanford Wood Products and taught school in one room schools in Lincoln and Bullet counties. James also was an avid Boy Scout leader for many years. He was a member of Turnersville Christian Church.

Survivors include a brother, Robert Morford (Carol) of Nicholasville; a sister, Mary Alice Leach (Preston) of Moreland; a sister-in-law, Clara Morford Perry; and a special friend, Calvin Nevius.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ed Morford; a sister, Nell Beck; and special friend, Charlene Ray.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Daryl Estes officiating. Burial in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Ky.

 

Saturday, May 08, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

PINKSTON, William "Eddie"

August 10, 1954 - May 06, 2010

William “Eddie” Pinkston, 55, of Stanford, died Thursday.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Lou Moore Pinkston; four sons, Phillip (Pam) Moore, William Pinkston Jr., Jason (Joannie) Pinkston and Ben Pinkston; four daughters, Teresa (Mike) Hayden, Linda Lou (David) Monrow, Barbara Moore and Reona Michell Moore; two sisters, Wanda Thomas and Martha Goins of Danville; and five grandchildren.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Elizabeth Downy Pinkston; a son, Chico Pinkston; and a sister, Helen Fisher.

Visitation and services were Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with burial in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

PRUITT, William Dudley

September 29, 1928 - May 09, 2010

MORELAND — William Dudley “Bud” Pruitt, 81 of Largo, Fla., died May 09, 2010.

Born Sept. 29, 1928, in West Point, Miss., he was the son of the late Willie Lee and Velma Vaughan Pruitt. Before leaving Kentucky, he, along with his father and brother, owned and operated the W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Largo where he and his wife were ordained Stephen Ministers. He was a Naval Air Force veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Emogene Burge Pruitt; three sons, Dudley (Denise) Pruitt of Coweta, Okla., Butch (Kathy) Pruitt of Tulsa, Okla., and Raymond Dirck (Peggy) Pruitt of Clearwater, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Vaughan Dirck Pruitt.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Westside Community UMC by the Revs. Donald Scilley and Ken Hughes, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Bobby Gresham, Mitch Ferrell, Bill Zielke, Jerry Wilcher and Bobby and Jerry Ellis.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

REED, William Paul
March 18, 1947 - May 25, 2010

STANFORD — William “Paul” Reed, 63, of Science Hill, formerly of Stanford, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville

Born March 18, 1947, in Stanford, he was the son of the late William Daley and Virginia Marie Butt Reed. He graduated from Stanford High School in 1965. He was an Air Force veteran, serving from 1965 to 1968, including one tour in Vietnam. He received the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and was a disabled American veteran. He was employed at Texas Eastern Transmissions for 18 years and was the owner of Reed’s Excavating Inc. for 19 years. He was a member of the Lincoln Lodge No. 60, Scottish Rite 32nd degree, Oleika Shrine and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 269. He also was a member of Freedom Baptist Church.

Survivors include Jennifer Brenda Reed of Stanford; a sister, Joann Davis (Raymond) of Waynesburg; a brother, Shelby Reed (Pat) of Stanford; nieces and nephews, Dennis Davis, Kim May, Jimmy Cox, Duane Cox, Shelby Newland Reed and Emily Hoover; a special great-niece, Jaiden Hoover; and several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews; and an aunt, Violet James. He was preceded in death by a sister, Genevieve Reed.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 28, 2010, at Spurlin Funeral Home with the Rev. Stan Stevenson, Bro. Don Scilley, Bro. Gary King and Danny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Highland Methodist Church Cemetery with military rites provided by Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion,

Casket bearers will be Dennis Davis, Jimmy Cox, Duane Cox, Shelby Newland Reed, Dave Hoover and Cameron Saylor. Honorary bearers will be Sharon Cox, Max Miracle, Danny Ford, Rebecca May, Kim May, Marlin Clarkson, Danny Harmon and Dustin Harmon.

 

Monday, May 17, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

SAUNDERS, Norma Jean Murphy Pulliam

April 06, 1930 - May 10, 2010

Norma Jean Saunders, 80, of Jamestown, Ohio, formerly of South Fork, Lincoln County, died Monday, May 10, 2010 in Jamestown, Ohio. She was born April 6, 1930 in South Fork to the late Pascal and Mary Pulliam. She was the widow of Coakley Murphy, Jr. and Jack Saunders. She was a member of South Fork Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Jackie Murphy (Debbie) of Houston, TX, Jerry Murphy (Linda) of Dayton, OH and Jody Murphy of Jamestown, OH. Jody was her caregiver.; a sister Margaret Dolores Carrier (Edd) of Stanford; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, neices and nephews.

Graveside Service will be 1 P.M. Wednesday, May, 19, 2010 at Bastin Cemetery with Tony Denham officiating.

 

Saturday, May 08, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

SEVERANCE, Peggy Jo Price

July 30, 1937 - May 07, 2010

STANFORD — Peggy Jo Severance, 72, of Stanford passed away Friday, May 7, 2010, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.

Born on Friday, July 30, 1937, in the Crab Orchard area of Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Ruth Shaw Price. Peggy worked in retail at Heck’s and then retired from Walmart after 16 years of service. Peggy attended Beech Grove Baptist Church, and had a love for animals, Christmastime and children. Peggy Jo wed Bill Severance on Jan. 4, 1958.

Peggy leaves behind her husband, Billy Ray Severance of Stanford; a son, Billy Ray Severance Jr. and his wife Jane of Lexington; a daughter, Debby Jo Carter of Harrodsburg; and three grandchildren, Logan Price and Morgan and Allison Severance.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at Fox Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Baker officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Blankenship, Billy Shaw Blankenship, Jimmy Wells, Justin Sallee, Jimmy Calloway, Logan Price, Ted Carter and Billy Ray Severance Jr.

Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today, May 10, 2010, at Fox Funeral Home, Stanford.

 

Friday, May 14, 2010 - Interior Journal

SHELTON, Kenneth Ray

March 15, 1943 - May 03, 2010

US Army, Vietnam

Kenneth Ray Shelton, 67, of Crawford Lane, Stanford, died Monday, May 3 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born Monday, March 15, 1943, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Edward Wayne and Edith Singleton Shelton. Kenneth was a welder, worked at Cherokee Sales in Stanford, for the Road Department and as a security guard for Wal-Mart and Fort Logan Hospital. He was a member of Stanford Church of the Nazarene and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War with the rank of sergeant.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jimbo, Chester and Paul Shelton; and two sisters, Bernice Hester and Edna Compton.

Survivors include his wife Patsy Hensley Shelton; a son, Kenneth Edward Shelton of Stanford; a daughter, Penny Renee Moore Shelton of Stanford; a brother, Gary Shelton of Corydon, Ind.; and four grandchildren, Chad Aaron Stevens and Kelsey Renee, Timothy Kenneth and Tabatha Jane Shelton.

Cremation rites were honored by Fox Funeral Home in Stanford.

 

 

Friday, May 14, 2010 - Interior Journal

SIMS, Kattie Patterson

September 28, 1929 - May 03, 2010

Kattie Sims, 80, of Nashville, Ind., formerly of Kings Mountain, died Monday, May 3, at her residence.

Born Saturday, Sept. 28, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lilly Wilson Patterson. Kattie was a dietitian, member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Lilburn Leach Sims.

Survivors include a son, Phillip J. (Judy) Sims; daughters, Brenda K. (Ron) Nicholson, Charlotte Renee (Keith) Burchfield, Merlin F. (Tom) Shine and Carolyn K. (Jim) Sears; three brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral services were May 7 at Locust Grove Baptist Church. Burial was in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

Fox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, May 20, 2010 - Interior Journal

SMITH, Francis Combs

February 27, 1938 - May 15, 2010

Francis Smith, 72, of Lexington, formerly of Waynesburg, died Saturday, May 15 at St. Joseph East.

Born Sunday, Feb. 27, 1938, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Sherman and Mary Napier Combs. She was a homemaker, former employee for Reynold Uniform, loved playing cards and enjoyed the company of her doggie ìTipî.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Keith Smith; brothers, Clayton and Carlos Combs; and a sister, Leesa Combs.

Survivors include her husband, M.T. Smith of Lexington; sons, Wayne (companion, Crystal Roberts) Smith of Versailles and Darrell (Shawn) Smith of Lexington; daughters, Sue (Phil) OíBerry of Folkston, Ga., Kathy (Marion) Bailey of Lexington and Michelle (Jon) Estes of Lake Helen, Fla.; brothers, Dean (Johnnie) Combs, Ray Combs and Gene (Linda) Combs all of Lexington, Gary (Vickie) Combs of Harrodsburg and Doug (Jean) Combs of Waynesburg; sisters, Faye McConnell of Delaware, Ohio, Linda (Donald) McKinney of Danville, Sharon Singleton and Audrey Combs, both of Stanford, Freida (Walter) Trent of Lancaster and Carolyn (Jerry) Petrey of Crab Orchard; 10 grandchildren, Bluster Wayne Lee, Steven Wayne Lee, Selena Kristine Warren, Latosha Denise Carter, Nicole Daniel Bailey, Jason Phillip OíBerry, Kristen Lacy Bailey, Brandon Keith Smith, Jessica Renee Estes and Erica Rose Estes; and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services were May 18 at Barnett-Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg with Bro. Vola Brown officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Marion Bailey, Jon Estes, Brandon Smith, Phil OíBerry, Chris Warren, Brad Marley and Austin Combs.

 

Friday, May 21, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

SPRINGER, Mary K. Wheeler Tapscott

February 01, 2010

MORELAND — Mary Katherine Wheeler Springer, 88 of Florida died Feb. 1, 2010.

Born in Hustonville, she was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Tapscott.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil M. Wheeler, and her second husband, Raymond Springer.

Survivors include by her daughter, Cecillia K. Wheeler, and son-in-law, Dennis J. Buckley; a sister, Nell (Frank) Smith; and a brother, John W. (Pat) Tapscott.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 22, at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Skip Alexander.

 

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

STEINBERGER, Lina Thomas


October 27, 1917 - May 25, 2010

JUNCTION CITY — Lina Thomas Steinberger, 92, of Parksville died Tuesday, May 25, 2010.

Born Oct. 27, 1917, in Moreland, Ky., she was the daughter of E.L. and Myrtle Hughes Thomas. Lina was the widow of William F. Steinberger Jr. She retired after 25 years from Palm Beach Co. and was a member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union of America. She loved to garden and can, and attended Pleasant Run Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Glen D. (Sally Frances) Steinberger of Parksville; and a brother, E.L. (Irma) Thomas of Gulfport, Miss. She was predeceased by two sisters, Katherine Thomas Sheene and Margaret Thomas O’Brian.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City, officiated by the Rev. Ernest Fields Jr. and Bro. Bobby Abbott. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City.

 

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

STEVENS, John Will "J.W."
January 28, 1936 - May 24, 2010

CRAB ORCHARD — John Will “J.W.” Stevens, 74, of Crab Orchard passed away Monday, May 24, 2010, at Fort Logan Hospital.

J.W. was the husband of the late Elsie Saylor Stevens who preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 2008.

Born Jan. 28, 1936, he was the son of the late John Hardy and Sarah Bell Thomas Stevens. He was a member of Crab Orchard Church of Christ.

Survivors include a sister, Delsie (Shirle) Brown of Crab Orchard; a special niece, Betty Denney of Crab Orchard; special nephew, Tommy W. Saylor; and a host of nieces, nephews and close friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, J.W. was preceded in death by brothers, Delbert, Bobby and Jimmy Stevens, and a sister, Irene Powell

Pallbearers include Damon Denney, Anthony Cahill, Tyler Davis, Lester Hopkins, Randall Brown and Artie Farris Jr. Honorary pallbearer is Shannon Stevens.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2010, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. J.M. “Mark” Raulerson officiating. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation will begin after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, May 20, 2010 - Interior Journal

STORY, Mary Elizabeth

May 15, 2010

Mary Elizabeth Story, of Lenoir City, Tenn., died Saturday, May 15.

She was the widow of Willard Story.

Mary was the sister-in-law of Wilma Story Gooch of Stanford, and Darrel, Glen, and Randall Story all of Waynesburg, and Phyllis Story McMichael of Louisville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside services were May 19 at Eubank Cemetery with Bro. Shelby Reynolds officiating.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg was in charge of arrangements.