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Lincoln County, KY Obituaries File #74

 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.    

BACK, Joann Smith

BANTHER, Mary L. Sizemore BARNETT, Cassie Marie
BAUGH, Adele BELL, Elmer Eugene BENGE, Ethel Jean Reynolds

BLACK, Roy Roger

BOLDEN, Ray BRITTON, Venice Dowell
BUCHANAN, George Weber CAMPBELL, Verna VonGruenigen CARRIER, James Michael

COMBS, Ray

COOK, Glenda F. Wall CORNETT, Maggie Lynn Boswell
DOWNS, Herbert James ENSSLIN, Herman Otto EUBANK, Lannis L. D.
FIGHT, Hazel Robertson FOLEY, Isabell Hale FOX, Bill H.
GENTON, June Hoskins GODBEY, Osprey GODBEY, Roy Lee

GREENWOOD, James Frank

HARKINS, Greta Sanders HOCKER, Rose Anna
LOGAN, Charley James  McGIRR, Pairelee Overstreet MILLER, Margaret Davy
MIRACLE, Ellen Ewer NAYLOR, Jaimie Stewert PADGETT, Freddie R.
PARKER, Lenora Mae PECK, Willow Dean Messinger RANKIN, Julian Doty

ROBINSON, Thomas Jason

ROTHWELL, Eddie Samuel Sr. ROUSEY, Helen Sharp
SANDERS, Wilma Nevada SAVAGE, Mary L. Snow SCHLAPPI, Flossie Spears

SCHNITZLER, Katha Caldwell Sims

SEARS, Shelly S.  SIMS, Agnes Lee Derry
SIMS, Odie SMITH, Bobbie SMITH, Frances R. Douglas

SPARKMAN, Saundra Morgan

SUTTON, Gracie I. Yates TILLETT, Bella Grace
TRIBBLE, Edith M. Phelps TURNER, Edgar Lee, Sr. TURPIN, Chilcie Irene Payton
WILCHER, Richard Lee, Sr. WILSON, Harold Thomas WOODEN, Carolyn A. Esaman

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 -Advocate-Messenger

BACK, Joann Smith

May 21, 1942 - June 27, 2010

Joann Smith Back, 68, of Dayton, Ohio, died Sunday, June 27, 2010, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

Born May 21, 1942, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of Irene (Saylor) Belcher and the late Joe B. Smith.

Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Lynn Mantia of Carlisle, Ohio; a son, Dennis Harold Smith of Danville, Ky.; two sisters,
Bobbie Pittenger of Danville and Yvonne Thacker of Franklin, Ohio; a brother, James Danny Smith of Stanford, Ky.; and a
granddaughter, Alexandria Gibson of Englewood, Ky.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2010, at Buffalo Springs Cemetery with Bro. Dan Gutenson officiating

Pallbearers will be Danny and Danny Dale Smith, Billy Reed, Clarence Shelton, Bud Saylor, Lester Smith and Rick Thacker.

 

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Interior Journal

BANTHER, Mary Lee Sizemore

November 08, 1935 - June 19, 2010

Mary Lee Banther, 74, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Saturday, June 19.

Born Nov. 8, 1935, in Waynesburg, Mary was a daughter of the late Shafter and Stella Flannery Sizemore.

Survivors include her husband, James Banther; a son, Marvin (Starla) Banther; stepsons, Billy (Kathy)
Banther and James (Kathy) Banther; sisters, Imogene Gilbrech, Joyce Hampton, Ruth Sizemore and Barbara (Doug)
Casey; brothers, Paul (Carol) Sizemore and Ralph (Betty) Sizemore; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Indianapolis, Ind.

 

Thursday, July 15, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

BARNETT, Cassie Marie

June 03, 1987 - July 11, 2010

STANFORD —Cassie Marie Barnett, 23, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010, in Los Angeles, Calif.

Born Wednesday, June 3, 1987, in Fayette County, she was a daughter of Daniel Lee and Jane Noe Barnett.
Cassie was a 2005 graduate of Lincoln County High School, a member of Phi Beta Phi Sorority, an honor student at the Fashion Institute of
Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, a member of American Society of Interior Designers Student Chapter, an Intern at
Barclay Butera Interiors in Los Angeles and a member of Stanford Presbyterian Church.

Cassie is survived by her parents, Daniel and Jane N. Barnett of Stanford; her sister, Gentry Barnett of Lexington; her maternal
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Noe of Stanford; and her paternal step-grandmother, Selma Conatser Barnett of Waynesburg.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, the late C.R. and Virginia Barnett.

Friends and family may gather for a Celebration of Life Service for Cassie at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
The Rev. Jim Erwin will officiate the service.

Robert Conatser, Russell Downey, Josh Hughes, Gatlin Greer, Phil Collins, Sean Lair, Jesse Hatter and Zach Kittinger have been asked
to serve as honorary pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made in honor of Cassie to the Eating Disorder Center
of Denver, 950 South Cherry St., Suite 1010, Denver, CO 80246.

Fox Funeral Home has been entrusted with Cassie’s funeral arrangements.

 

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Interior Journal

BAUGH, Adele

November 23, 1949 - July 20, 2010

Adele Baugh, 60, formerly of Stanford, died Tuesday, July 20, at Fountain Circle Nursing Home in Winchester.

Born Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1949, in Illinois, she was a daughter of the late Lonnie and Opal Baugh. Adele was a nurse at Garrard
County Hospital and Fort Logan Hospital for 20 years. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and swimming in her younger years.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Lenny and Danny Baugh; a daughter Christine Padgett; and grandson, Matthew Shackelford.

Survivors include, sons, David (Deanna) Turner and John Turner (fiancé' Chardee) both of Lancaster, Ralph Padgett (fiancé Shannon) of South
Carolina and Matthew Kangas of Stanford; daughters, Sherri Turner (Steve) Noland of Stanford and Cindy Turner (Rich)
Williamson of Georgetown; sisters, Alane (Earline Dude) Cress of Waynesburg and Diane (Frank) Pattera of Illinois; grandchildren,
Brandon Noland, Karl Lyle Poynter, Kevin Shackelford Jr., Sarah Noland, Jonathon Turner, Kayla Turner, Amber Turner, McKenzie Padgett,
Courtney Noland, Haley Padgett, Chase Turner, Nick Noland, Tyler Padgett, Levi Padgett, River Waldrop and Nolan Padgett; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were July 23 at Fox Funeral Home in Stanford with Bro. Leo Cormier officiating. Burial was in McKinney Family Cemetery in Eubank.

Active pallbearers were Brandon Noland, Karl Lyle Poynter, Ralph Padgett, John Turner, Kevin Shackelford and Jonathan Turner.
Honorary pallbearers were Chase Turner and Nick Noland.

 

 

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Interior Journal

BELL, Elmer Eugene

February 02, 1923 - July 22, 2010

+ US Army, WW II

Elmer Eugene "Gene" Bell, 87, of Moreland, died Wednesday, July, 22.

Born Feb. 2, 1923, he was a son of the late Jesse Elmer and Winnie Smith Bell. Gene was a World War II Army veteran. He attended
Hustonville Baptist Church and was a charter member of Moreland Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher and deacon for over 40 years.

Survivors include his wife, Geneva Campbell Bell; daughters, Linda (Donnie) Pruitt Warner and Brenda (Allen) Goggin;
six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at noon Friday, July 30 at Hustonville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

W.L. Pruitt was in charge in arrangements.

 

 

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

BENGE, Ethel Jean Reynolds

September 18, 1934 - July 06, 2010

CRAB ORCHARD — Ethel Jean Benge, 75, of Georgetown, formerly of Crab Orchard, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at Signature Healthcare Center in Georgetown.

Born Sept. 18, 1934, in Broughtontown, Ky., he was the daughter of the late Robert and Grace Burdine Reynolds. She was a retired employee of Gulf States Paper in Nicholasville.

Survivors include five daughters, Tami Jo (Richard) Whalen of Dayton, Ohio, Toni (Mickey) Humphrey of Nicholasville, Ky., Ramona
Brock and Jamie (Bruce) Ross Jr., both of Georgetown, Ky., and Melanie Warren of Cynthiana, Ky.; a sister, Patsy (Jimmy) Wells of Waynesburg, Ky.;
a brother, Gerald (Charlotte) Todd of Crab Orchard, Ky.; six grandchildren, Nicholas Rouse, Nichole Rogers, Alyxx Warren, Mickey Thomas Humphrey, Devan
Warren and Samuel Humphrey; and three great-grandchildren, Lincoln, Emily and Bentley.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 9, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Pastor Sam Glenn. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Wells, Bernie Atkinson, Mickey Humphrey, Mickey Thomas Humphrey, Bruce Ross Jr. and Richard Whalen.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Interior Journal

BLACK, Roy Roger

January 05, 1947 - June 17, 2010

Roy Roger Black, 63, of Waynesburg, died Thursday, June 17.

Born Jan. 5, 1947, in Somerset, he was a son of the late Joe and Vada Purcell Black. Roy was an employee for Nicholasville Hospital Supplies and of the Pentecostal faith.

He was also preceded in death by brothers, Joe Lawrence and Robert Black.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Padgett Black of Dry Ridge; one sister, Ruth Cash; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were June 22 at Calvary Tabernacle Church with Bro. Joe Barrett officiating. Burial was in Olive Cemetery.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Saturday, June 19, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

BOLDEN, Ray

April 12, 1963 - June 18, 2010

WAYNESBURG — Ray Bolden, 47, of Hustonville, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010, at his residence.

He was born in Pikeville on April 12, 1963, to the late Elige Bolden Jr. and Clara Ellen Goble Bolden. Ray was an equipment
operator and construction worker. He will be remembered for his love of basketball and football and as a Steelers fan.

Ray leaves behind his wife, Lisa Kidd Bolden; two sons, Stevie and Joshua Bolden, both of Hustonville; two brothers, David (Rita) Bolden of
Prestonsburg and Oliver (June) Bolden of Dandridge, Tenn.; and two sisters, June (Gene) Bertrand of Pikeville and Debbie (Ricky) Birchfield of Cynthiana.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Dimple Thacker and Teresa Bolden.

Services for Ray will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 21, 2010, at Little Pilgrim’s Rock Old Fashion Regular Baptist Church with Bro. Johnny Baker officiating.
Graveside services will follow at Double Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be today until the time of service on Monday at the church.

Pallbearers will be David, Oliver, Stevie, and Joshua Bolden, Jack & Michael Owens, Matt Woodside and Hunter Fish. Honorary pallbearers will be Neil Reed, Neil Bolden and Joe Bolden.

 

 

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

BRITTON, Vernice Dowell

July 15, 1934 - July 28, 2010  

WAYNESBURG — Vernice Dowell Britton, 76, of Waynesburg passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born on Sunday, July 15, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Lenard and Mary Oaks Dowell. Vernice was the widow of Clarence,
she was a homemaker, a member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church and attended Olive Baptist Church.

Vernice leaves behind her sons, Homer Lee Britton and his wife Brenda of Waynesburg and William Clarence Britton and his wife Diana of Louisville; a daughter,
Mary Oaks and her husband David of Waynesburg; a sister, Elsie Moore of Waynesburg; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Vernice was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a son, Edward Faulkner; brothers, Henry, Jimmy, William, Homer, Ted, Lenard Junior,
Ray and Delbert Britton; and a sister, Lucy Denson.

Services for Vernice will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010, at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bros. Wayne Stevens and Bert Hall
officiating. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

Burial at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

BUCHANAN, George Weber

January 09, 1937 - d. May 30, 2010

HARRODSBURG — George Weber Buchanan, 73, husband of Sue Isham Buchanan, died Sunday.

Born Jan. 9, 1937, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late George Walker and Louella Mae Trisler Buchanan. He was a retired farmer and a member of
Mount Pleasant Church, where he served as deacon. He also served on the Selective Service Board and Mercer County Farm Bureau Board,
and was a square-dancer with the Constitution Squares club.

Other survivors include a daughter, Sherry Sue (Steve) Horn of Harrodsburg; two sons, George Perry (Rebecca) Buchanan and Cecil Edward Buchanan, both of
Harrodsburg; three sisters, Margaret (McKinley Jr.) Anness and Janet (Jerry) Thacker, both of Harrodsburg, Nancy (Harvey) Baker of Lawrenceburg; a brother,
William Irvin Buchanan of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Wanda (Wallace) Lester and Anita Ransdell; a brother-in-law,
Arthur B. (Betty) Isham; and an aunt, Louise Dean.

Services were 11 a.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Derek Baker, with burial in Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

 

Monday, July 05, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

CAMPBELL, Verna VonGruenigen

Verna VonGruenigen Campbell, 97, of Stanford died Sunday, July 4th, 2010. She was born February 12, 1913 in Stanford, KY to the late Albert
and Lydia Schofer VonGruenigen. She was the widow of Wallace Lee Campbell. She was a graduate of University of Louisville, a retired music teacher,
lifetime member of Stanford Presbyterian Church, past choir director, church pianist, and children's music director.

Survivors include two sons, David L. Campbell (Teresa) of Stanford and Bob Campbell (Sallie) of Springfield, KY; a daughter-in-law Rose Lynn Campbell of Batesville,
Indiana; 9 grandchildren-David Wesley Campbell (Jennifer), Christy Sullivan (Roger), Steven Campbell (Tiffany), Mike Campbell (Julie), Leigh Ann Coffey (Scott), Kyle
Campbell, Kevin Campbell (Tasha), Lance Campbell (Rhea) and Melissa Kramer (Blair); 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; She was preceded
in death by a son Larry Campbell, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 6, 2010, from 5-8 PM, Funeral Service will be 11 AM Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend
Jim Erwin will be officiating the service. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Grandsons.

 

Saturday, July 17, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

CARRIER, James Michael

January 16, 1950 - July 14 2010

STANFORD — James Michael Carrier, 60, of Stanford died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford, Ky.

Born Jan. 16, 1950, in Stanford, he was a son of Dorothy Carrier Walters of Stanford and the late James Craig Carrier. He was a barber with Jim Garner's
Hair Styling in Danville, a former owner/operator of Industrial Park Distributors in Danville, an original band member of ACME Dynamite
Company and attended Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Scott Carrier (Gretchen) of Stanford; a daughter, Misti Carrier Davis (John) of Lancaster; his mother, Dorothy Carrier Walters of Stanford; a sister
Jone Anderson of Stanford; six grandchildren, Bo Turner, Jordyn Davis, Gatlin Carrier, Hiley McCulley, Brady Davis and Sawyer Carrier; two great-grandchildren,
Lilly Ann Turner and Lydia Grace Turner; a niece, Destiny Anderson; and a nephew Aaron Anderson.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2010, at Spurlin Funeral Home. The Rev. Johnny Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Christian Church Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Barry Howard, Mike Singleton, Butch Jenkins, Tim Davis, Dustin Harmon, Darren Henderson, Mark Carrier and Gatlin Carrier.
Honorary bearers will be Dr. Rod Bates, Danny Harmon, Travis Henderson, Newland Hester and his grandchildren
.

 

Monday, July 19, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

COMBS, Ray

January 30, 1940 - July 15, 2010

+ US Army, Vietnam

WAYNESBURG — Ray Combs, 70, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2010, at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.

Ray spent his last days in Lexington with his brother Dean, to whom he was very close as they both were in Vietnam together.

Ray was born on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 1940, in Lincoln County to the late Sherman and Mary Napier Combs. Ray proudly served his county in the
Army during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Three O/S Bars, Expert (M-14) Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation
Medal, Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Service Metal, Vietnam Service Medal with five Bronze Stars, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device.
He was a member of Lexington Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 68, American Legion Post No. 345 in Stanford, and Disabled American Veterans. He returned to
Lexington to work for Southern Ice Co. and then as a glazier for Happy the Glass Man and Onan Glass Co. Ray will also be remembered for his love for the Kentucky Wildcats.

Ray leaves behind his daughters, Sheila Lilly and her husband Terry of Loves Park, Ill., and Deanna Combs of Kentucky; brothers, Dean Combs and his wife,
Johnny of Lexington, Gary Combs and his wife, Vickie of Harrodsburg, Doug Combs and his wife Jean of Waynesburg, and Gene Combs and his wife, Linda of
Lexington; sisters, Faye McConnell of Delaware, Ohio, Linda McKinney and her husband, Donald of Danville, Sharon Singleton and Audrey Combs, both of Stanford,
Freda Trent and her husband, Walter of Lancaster and Carolyn Petrey and her husband Jerry of Crab Orchard; three grandchildren, Julie Singh, Julian King and
Amy Flaningam; eight great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Carlos and Clayton Combs, and sisters, Francis Smith and Lessa Combs.

Services for Ray will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home with Bro. Stan Vickers officiating. Burial will be
in Double Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post No. 18.

Austin Combs, Chris Benard, Rodney Goode, Darrell and Gene Smith, Zack Banks and Lynn and Chris Petrey will serve as pallbearers. VFW Post 68,
American Legion Post 345 and Disabled American Veterans will serve as the honorary pallbearers.

 

Monday, July 19, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

COOK, Glenda F. Wall

August 23, 1957 - July 17, 2010

CRAB ORCHARD — Mrs. Glenda Faye Wall Cook, 52, of Stanford passed away on Saturday, July 17, at her home. She
was the wife of Danny Lee Cook, whom she married on July 4, 2001.

Glenda was born Aug. 23, 1957, in Stanford, Ky. She was the daughter of Myrtle Snow Rexroat and the late Lawrence Wall. Glenda was a former
nurse's aide having worked at the Golden Living Center in Stanford.

Survivors Include her husband, Danny Cook of Stanford; her mother, Myrtle Rexroat of Russell Springs; a son, Chris (Crystal) Jacobs of Russell Springs; a daughter,
Jessica Siler of Waynesburg; stepdaughter, Amy Cook of Indiana; stepson, Shane Cook of Stanford; grandson, Leland Jacobs of Russell Springs; six sisters,
Linda (Ronald) Durham, Brenda Forse, Belinda King, Rhonda (Tim) Lawless and Katie Wall, all of Russell Springs, and Wanda (Phillip) Luttrell of Dunnville;
three brothers, Randall Wall of Casey County, Zendell (Marla) Wall and Wendell (Wendy) Wall, both of Russell Springs; mother and father-in-law, Chester and
Betty Jo Cook of Stanford; and 34 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, Glenda was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Ann Wall, and a nephew, Cody Wall

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel, Crab Orchard, officiated by Bro. Ronald D. Heart. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

 

Monday, July 26, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

CORNETT, Maggie L. Boswell

October 11, 1983 - July 24, 2010

Maggie Cornett, 26, of Kings Mountain died Saturday, July 24, 2010. Born Oct. 11, 1983, in Danville, Ky., she was the daughter of
Charles Lewis Boswell of Harrodsburg, Ky. and Cindi Boswell of S.C. . She was a homemaker and had a great love for the outdoors. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband Chris Cornett, three daughters, Cynthia Cornett, Jessica Cornett, and Elizabeth Cornett all of Kings Mountain, two brothers
Jeffery Caldwell and Jacob Caldwell both of Tn. two sisters Ann Caldwell of Danville, Ky. and Paige Cornett, of Kings Mountain, Ky., four nieces and one nephew.

Visitation will be 5 to 9 pm Tues. July 27, 2010, Funeral will be 10 am Wed. July 28, 2010 at Spurlin Funeral Home. Officiating will be Bro. Roger Stevens. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery

Casket bearers will be Corey Witt, Melvin Cornett, Eric Dean Cornett, Tony Short, Billy Foley, Timmy Cornett, and Scott Taylor.

 

 

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

DOWNS, Herbert James

January 16, 1922 - June 23, 2010

+ US Army WW II

MORELAND — Herbert James Downs, 88, of Junction City died Wednesday, June 23, 2010.

Born Jan. 16, 1922, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Turner and Lena Hall Downs. He proudly served his country during World War II
in the U.S. Army and was a recipient of three Bronze Service Stars, a Purple Heart and a W.W.II Victory Medal.

He was preceded in death by seven brothers and five sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Dora “Bonnie” Hughes Downs, who he was married to for 55 wonderful years. They share nine children together,
Opal (Edgar) Ray, Connie Moore, Joann Allen, Donnie (Judy) Downs, Herbert James Jr. (Sadie) Downs, Linda (Clay) Anderson, Wayne (Martha) Downs,
Ronnie (Patricia) Hughes and Wayne (Mary) Pahl; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery and military rites by American Legion Post 18.

Pallbearers will be Greg Kidd, Josh, Justin and Dylan Goode, William Phelps, D.R. and Douglas Leonard, and Dallas Allen. Honorary pallbearers are James and Nick Goode and Donald Earl Cross.

 

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

ENSSLIN, Herman Otto

August 11, 1936 - June 23, 2010

STANFORD — Herman Otto Ensslin, 73, of Ottenheim died Wednesday.

Born on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1936, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Henry and Martha Hildebrandt Ensslin. He was a farmer and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ottenheim.

Herman was preceded in death by a sister, Frieda Raines. He leaves behind several cousins.

Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Old Reformed Cemetery in Ottenheim, with Bro. Dennis Spangler officiating.

Fox Funeral Home, Stanford, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Interior Journal

EUBANK, Lannis L. D.

October 09, 1935 - July 18, 2010

+ U S National Guard and Army

Lannis L.D. "Doug" Eubank, 74, of Spring City, Tenn., formerly of Eubank, died Sunday, July 18, at Mercy West Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., after a short illness with lung cancer.

Born Oct. 9, 1935, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late Sherod and Pauline Saylor Eubank. Doug served four years in the National Guard and
Army, retired from Procter & Gamble after 32 years in Cincinnati, Ohio, moved to Spring City, Tenn., where he enjoyed fishing and was a member of the Church of Christ.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly McKeehan; granddaughter, Katie McKeehan; six brothers, Chester, Forest, Lonnie, Sherod Jr., John and Casper; and three sisters, Nell, Opal and Midge.

Survivors include his wife, Lena Littrell Eubank; a son, Tim (Teri) Eubank of Spring City, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Bobby McKeehan of Corbin, Travis
Eubank, stationed in Iraq and Trista Eubank of Spring City, Tenn.; a brother, James (Brenda) Eubank of Richmond; a sister, Jan (John) Farley of Science Hill; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today (July 22) at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Russell Dunaway officiating. Burial will
be in Griffin Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post #38.

 

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Interior Journal

FIGHT, Hazel Robertson

March 27, 1926 - July 26, 2010

Hazel Robertson Fight, 84, of Kings Mountain, died Monday, July 26 in Stanford.

Born Saturday, March 27, 1926, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late French and Mary C. Robirds Roberston. Hazel was a
homemaker, the widow of Paul Fight and enjoyed camping.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Danny Fight.

Survivors include a son, Larry G. Fight of Kings Mountain; daughter, Carolyn Smith of Highland; brother, Hubert Roberston of Waynesburg; sister, Velma Phillippe of
Stanford; five grandchildren, Paul E. Fight, Dana M. Fight, Eric H. Fight, Dedra Wills and Lee Smith; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., today (July 29) at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg with Rev. Josh Vanhook officiating. Burial will be in KP Hall Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Paul, Dana and Eric Fight, Lee Smith, Jeff Lawry, Randall Fight and Nathaniel Scudder. Honorary pallbearers are the staff of Golden Living
Center, Dr. Rod Bates, and Ms. Fight's friends and neighbors in the Kings Mountain community.

 

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Interior Journal

FOLEY, Isabell Hale

September 28, 1917 - July 25, 2010

Isabell Hale Foley, 92, formerly of Danville, died Sunday, July 25 at Klondike Health & Rehab in Louisville.

Born Friday, Sept. 28, 1917, in Stanford, Isabell was a daughter of the late Thomas Hale and Liza Belle Hazlett. She was the widow of Ivan Lee Foley.

Survivors include two sons, Jessie Lee and Billy Joe Foley of Danville; a daughter, Ruby (John) Morrison of Sellersburg, Ind.; two daughters-in-law, Linda and Brenda Foley;
11 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one great, great grandchild.

Funeral services were July 28 at Fox Funeral Home in Stanford. Burial was in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

 

Saturday, July 31, 2010 - Fox Funeral Home Notice

FOX, Bill H.

March 02, 1923 - July 30, 2010

+ US Army WW II

Billy H. Fox, 87, of Stanford, passed away Friday, July 30, 2010 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. He was born in Stanford on Friday,
March 2, 1923 to the late Newell and Alva Holtzclaw Fox. Bill was a funeral director & embalmer since 1949 and was the former owner of Fox Funeral Home. He was an Army
Veteran of WW II in which he was a recipient of four Bronze stars, Silver Star and Purple Heart during his campaign in the South Pacific during the battle for Bougainville in the Solomon
Islands and in Manila, where he was one of 10 who helped liberate 1200 inmates from Bilibid Prison.
He was active in many civic organizations, including Stanford Lions Club as Past President , eyeglass chairman and recipient of Melvin Jones Award, one of the founders of Lincoln County
Little League program, former director of the Lincoln County Federal Savings & Loan, past member of the Lincoln County Industrial Board, past Director of the Salvation Army, a 32nd
degree Mason, being active with Oleika Shrine, Scottish Rite and the Wilderness Shrine Club. He was a former President of Buffalo Springs Cemetery Board, a recipient of the Lincoln County
Chamber Outstanding Citizen Award and an Elder and Deacon with Stanford Presbyterian Church. Bill Fox was a true gentleman who gave to his country and to his community, giving his
time to many organizations and community events, too numerous to mention.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Jesse Fox and a sister, Nancy Lynn Davis.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Lorene Helm Fox of Stanford; a daughter, Kitty Craycraft and her husband, Bill of Lexington; a son, Happy Fox and his wife, Gay of
Fletcher, NC; a sister, Rebecca Carter of Stanford; and four grandchildren, Will Craycraft, Megan Craycraft, Jess Fox and John Fox.

An Appreciation of Life Service for Bill will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 2nd at Fox Funeral Home by Rev. Jim Erwin with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation for the
public will be 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Ministerial Association Food Bank, 302 Church Street, Stanford, KY 40484.
Funeral Directors will serve as the Pallbearers. Ray Bertram, Joe Reed, Bob Ishmael, Jack Withrow, Jeff Jeffries and the men of Stanford Presbyterian Church will be Honorary Pallbearers.

 

Tuesday, July 06, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

            GENTON, June Hoskins

September 08, 1922 - July 03, 2010

CRAB ORCHARD — June Hoskins Genton, 87, of Crab Orchard died Saturday at Golden Living Center in Stanford.

Born Sept. 8, 1922, in Rockcastle County, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Verinda Shelton Hoskins. She was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church and the
widow of Mike Genton, who preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1978.

Survivors include four children, Bill (Kathy) Genton of Fort Myers, Fla., Larry (Libby) Genton of Orlando, Fla., Sharon (Curtis) Simpson and Jerry (Rita) Genton, both of Waynesburg;
two stepsons, Morris Genton of Madisonville and Arthur (Gertrude) Genton of Florida; seven grandchildren, Teresa, Wayne, Michael, Andy, David, Diana and Dustin; three
step grandchildren, Jerry, Melissa and Arthur Jr.; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A host of nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by seven brothers, Henry, Sam, Beav, Larkin, Bill, Ed and Hiram; and eight sisters, Margaret, Verinda, Myrtle,
Lettie, Roxie, Maggie, Daisy and Naomi.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Bro. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael, David and Dustin Genton, Wayne Simpson and Rodney and Matthew Noakes.

 

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Interior Journal

GODBEY, Osprey

March 15, 1922 - July 16, 2010

Osprey Godbey, 88, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Lincoln County, died Friday, July 16.

He was the widower of Iva L. Godbey (nee Baker).

He was also preceded in death by siblings, Henry Godby, Perle Godby and Loraine Baugh.

Survivors include children, Richard (Brenda) Godbey and Carolyn (the late Allen) Stein; grandchildren, Melissa Miller, Richard Godbey, M. Renee
Lindy and Alysha Stein; six great grandchildren; and a sister, Georgia Lewis.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today (July 22) at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6041 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224.

 

 

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - Interior Journal

GODBEY, Roy Lee

July 13, 1939 - June 04, 2010

Roy Lee Godbey, 70, of Burnside, died Friday, June 4, at his residence.

Born July 13, 1939, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Albert Lane and Flora Belle Rector Godbey. He was a retired factory worker and mechanic
and a faithful member of Mt. Union Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Fern E. Chappell; two sons, Ricky L. Godbey (Marc Hopkins) of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Timothy R. (Karen) Godbey of Williamson, W.Va.;
a daughter, Angela M. (James) Bender of Stanford; seven grandchildren, Jonathan Keith of Bloomington, Ind., Timothy R. Godbey Jr. of Madison, W.Va., Haleigh
Blackburn and Joshua S. Blackburn both of Williamson, W.Va., and Aaron M., Hannah R. and Caitlyn P. Godbey all of Clarksville, Tenn.; one great-grandchild, Hannah
Grace Johnson of South Point, Ohio; one brother, Gordon Godbey of Honeybee; and three sisters, Vernell Ogburn and Pauline Staples, both of Louisville and Jewell Wilson of Cleveland, Ohio.

Funeral services were June 8 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Perry Dobbs officiating. Burial was in Liberty Church Cemetery.

 

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

GREENWOOD, James Frank

January 06, 1953 - June 16, 2010

James Frank Greenwood, 57, of Stanford died Wednesday at UK hospital in Lexington.. He was born in Breckinridge County January 6, 1953 to the late James and
Alice Jackson Greenwood. He had been employed as a Tow boat deck hand, RR Donelly in Danville and BPI in Stanford.

Survivors include his fiancé Tammy Lamb of Stanford, his children Jamie Greenwood of Savannah, GA, Christopher Greenwood of Savannah, GA, Sarah and Christina Greenwood,
Cody Floyd and Brittany Floyd all of Stanford; 2 brothers Jerry Greenwood and Dave Greenwood and a sister Loretta Blevins all of Louisville; 2 grandchildren and several Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation will be 5-9 Sunday, Service 2 PM Monday all at Spurlin Funeral Home. Rev. Harold McLaren will be officiating. Burial will be at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

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HARKINS, Greta Sanders

April 24, 1934 - June 28, 2010

NICHOLASVILLE — Greta Sanders Harkins, 76, wife of Donald D. Harkins for 56 years, died Monday, June 28, 2010.

Born April 24, 1934, in Waynesburg, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Irvin William and Thelma Dumas Sanders. Greta was the former Danville City Clerk and former
secretary at the First Presbyterian Church of Danville.

Additional survivors include two sons, Donald D. (Linda) Harkins Jr. of Kansas, and William Scott (Susan) Harkins of Nicholasville; a sister, Aloma S. (Max) Hoover of Danville;
five grandchildren, Jason A. (Evelyn) Harkins of Maine, Nathan A. (Tiffany) Harkins and Ben Harkins, both of Kansas, William Scott and Hillary Clay Harkins, both of Nicholasville;
four nephews, David (Carrie) Rankin of Texas, Chris (Jennifer) Rankin of Lexington, and Michael F. (Linda) Vest and Montgomery Fox Harkins, both of France.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Nicholasville Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Pamela Rucker officiating. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jason, Nathan, Ben, Will and Hillary Harkins, Dave and Chris Rankin and Bryan Bell. Honorary pallbearers will be Peter LaFalce, Roy Grey, Irvin Fox, John Rankin,
Max Hoover, Dewitt Hisle, Cecil Dunn, Bill Muir, Randy Hayes Curt McCall, Buddy Dixon, Bob Lewis, Bob Ayotte, Hugh Coomer, Jim Host and Darryl Callahan.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Betts & West Funeral Home.

 

 

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HOCKER, Rose A. Simpson

June 07, 1924 - June 23, 2010

Rose Anna Hocker, age 86, died on Tuesday, at the Golden Living in Stanford Kentucky.

She was born on June 7, 1924 to the late Alfred and Ritter Jane Simpson, Sr.

She is survived by four daughters, Brenda Hocker, Janette (Cecil) Napier, Peggy Hocker, Doris ( Rodney Taylor) Hocker all of Stanford, Kentucky; four sons,
Robert Lee Hocker, Jr (Evelyn), Lexington, Kentucky, George Hocker (Cheryl Meadows), Stanford, Kentucky, Bobby Hocker (Denise), Nicholasville,
Kentucky and Thomas Ray Hocker (Marion) Lexington, Kentucky; one brother, Boney Sylvester Simpson, Stanford Kentucky; three sisters, Annie Howard, Louise brown, Irene Gooch (Earnest),
all of Stanford, Kentucky; 18 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild; also a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
special friend, Mary Masterson. Burial at Goode Cemetery, Stanford Smith- Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

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LOGAN, Charley James

STANFORD — Charley James Logan, 83, a native of Lincoln County, died Sunday, May 30, at Charleston Health Care Center in Danville.

He was a member of Boneyville Baptist Church.

Charley is survived by his wife, Lucy Ellen Logan; a son, Al Joseph Logan; and two grandchildren. His son, Charles Calvin Logan, preceded him in death.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be in Simpson Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 - W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home Notice

McGIRR, Pairelee Overstreet

February 11, 1922 - June 09, 2010

Pairelee Overstreet McGirr, 88 of Moreland died Wed., June 9, 2010. Born Feb. 11, 1922 in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Mattie
Wilcher Overstreet. She was retired from Corning Glass. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morgan McGirr.

Survivors include her 3 daughters: Pinkey Newton of Louisville, Bonnie Vanoy of Moreland and Doris (Roy) Cope of Danville; 1 sister, Nina B. Lane of Moreland; 7
Grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Services will be at 11 AM, Sat. at New Hope Baptist Church by Bro. David Fralix with burial in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Frank
Vanoy, Greg Newton, Johnny case, James and Stacy Cope and Stephen Schmitt

 

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MILLER, Margaret Davy

June 25, 1918 - June 05 2010

STANFORD — Margaret Miller, 91, of Stanford died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born June 25, 1918, in Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late George Harold and Etta Dawson Davy. She was a homemaker and widow of Robert Miller.
She was a member of Stanford Church of God.

Survivors include her son, George Thomas Miller and his wife Judy Kay of Stanford; and a niece, Norma Shaver of Ontario. She was preceded in death by two brothers,
George and Gilbert Davy; and a sister, Francis Davy.

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

 

Saturday, July 10, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

MIRACLE, Ellen Ewer

November 09, 1943 - July 08, 2010

STANFORD — Ellen Miracle, 66, of Stanford, died Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

She was born Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1943, in Evanston, Wyo., to the late Wilford and Donna Ewer. Ellen was a person who loved her family and friends and was
known for her family traditions. She will be remembered for her love of growing things and the outdoors, especially flowers. Ellen was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints. She was a member of Stanford EMS and worked as a dispatcher until she became an LPN at Fort Logan Hospital.

Ellen leaves behind her two sons, Greg Miracle and his wife Chyrl of Tennessee and Dustin Miracle and his wife Kandi of Stanford; three daughters, Kristi Miracle and Margie Roark,
both of Stanford, and Rexene Miracle of Tennessee; two brothers, Richard Miller and his wife Lydia of Germany and Rodney Ewer of Utah; three sisters, Janice, Annet and Sheila
Ewer, all of Utah; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Ellen was preceded in death by her former husband, Rexford A. Miracle; a son, Roger A. Miracle; a brother, David Ewer; and a sister, Linda Weaver.

Services for Ellen will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

 

Monday, June 07, 2010 - Interior Journal

NAYLOR, Jaimie Stewert

August 27, 1982 - May 28, 2010

Jaimie Stewert Naylor, 27, of Waynesburg, died Friday, May 28.

Born Aug. 27, 1982, in Danville, he was a son of Terry Lee Naylor of Junction City and Rhonda Michelle Naylor of Buffalo, N.Y. Jaimie was a sawmill employee.

Other survivors include a son, Zavon Allen; his grandfather, Robert E. Davis of Fort Scott, Kan.; an aunt and uncle, Sherrel and Charles Pyle of Stanford; a good
friend and father figure, Charlie Brown of Waynesburg; and several cousins.

Private graveside services were June 1. Burial was in Preachersville Cemetery.

Spurlin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Interior Journal

PADGETT, Freddie R.

July 21, 1958 - July 15, 2020

Freddie R. Padgett, 51, of Waynesburg, died Thursday, July 15, in Robbinsville, North Carolina.

Born July 21, 1958, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Alma Faye Cook Padgett of Waynesburg and the late Billie Lee Padgett. Freddie was an engineer for Norfolk
Southern Railroad for 31 years and had a love for farming especially raising beef cattle. He was a member of the Family Worship Center in Waynesburg and had a special
place in his heart for his nieces, nephews and family.

Other survivors include his wife, Lillian Grimes Padgett of Waynesburg; a stepson, Jerry Wayne Long of Lancaster; his brothers and sisters and their children, Johnny (Suzie)
Padgett of Waynesburg (Jessica and Michelle), Annette Padgett of Stanford (Joseph Albright), Wayne Padgett of Stanford (Jerrod and Chelsea), Kim Yocum of Waynesburg
(Alex and Hannah), Sherrill "Kemo" (Diane) Padgett of Nancy (Tyler and Ian), Tammy (Todd) Sears of Stanford (Cameron and Emery "Emmy"), Fonda (Gary) DuPray of Stanford
(Kennedy) and James Padgett of Waynesburg (Claudia and Hunter); and a great nephew, Mason McGuffey.

Visitation is tonight (July 22) beginning at 5 p.m., and Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. with the funeral service beginning at 6 p.m. at the Family Worship Center in
Waynesburg with a sunset committal service following. Pastors B. J. Taylor, Vola Brown and Stan Vickers will be officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Randall Riley, Jim Vines, Curt Brown, Nathan Smith, Shane Padgett and Blaine Padgett. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Padgett and Freddie and Lillian's nieces and nephews.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Thursday, July 01, 2010 - Interior Journal

PARKER, Lenora Mae

 

June 14, 1993 - June 28, 2010

Lenora Mae Parker, 17, of Stanford, died as the result of an automobile accident on Monday, June 28 in Stanford.

Born Monday, June 14, 1993, in Somerset, Lenora was the daughter of William Glynn Parker of France and Lori Mae Withers Parker of Stanford.
She was a student at Lincoln County High School, a member of Fairview Baptist Church where she was active in the youth group and a cashier at Durham's
Grocery. Leonora was a cheerleader at Stanford Elementary, Lincoln Middle School, Garrard County High School and Lincoln County High School; a girl scout from Daisy until Cadet,
active in the 4-H Club and a model for Images Modeling Agency. She was also involved with gymnastics at KC's Gymnastics and Damons CTA.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Norman Parker.

Other survivors include her mother's fiancé, Rick Watson; a brother, David Tyler Withers of Stanford; her boyfriend, Stevie Bolden of Hustonville; maternal grandparents,
Norris and Knoxie Withers of Stanford; paternal grandmother, Jayne Parker of Danville; uncles, Tom Prater, Tim Withers and George Parker; an aunt, Betsy Prater; cousins,
Ashley Rose, Erica and Monica Withers and Sara Jessica Prater; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today (July 1) in the auditorium at Lincoln County High School with Bro. Johnny Baker officiating. Burial will be at Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello.

Active pallbearers are Tim Withers, Tom Prather, David Withers, Rick Watson, Ray Marshall and Jordan Hunter Fish.

Fox Funeral Home of Stanford is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

PECK, Willow Dean Messinger

July 24, 1932 - June 23, 2010

Willow Dean Peck, 77, of Stanford died Wednesday at her home. She was born July 24, 1932 in Rowland, KY to the late Willie Shafer Messinger and Ethel Mae
Messinger Harris. She was a homemaker, an active member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church, Sunday School Teacher, AWANA Teacher and a member of Baptist Women.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Edgar Patrick "Pat" Peck of Stanford; a son Gary Wayne Peck (Linda), two daughters Adana Patrice Todd (Mark) and Sherry
Gayle Peck; 6 grandchildren, Clint Bellinger, Shane Peck, Josh Peck, Berek Bodner and Rob Bodner; 7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, June 25, 2010 from 5-9, Funeral Service will be 10:30 AM Saturday, June 26, 2010 all at Calvary Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Johnny Adamson Officiating.
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Shane Peck, Joshua Peck, Berek Bodner, Robbie Bodner, Drafton Peck and Noah Peck. Honorary Bearers will be Riley Bodner, Clint Bellinger, Maggie Peck,
Darby Peck, Mia Bodner and Alayna Bodner.

 

Thursday, July 01, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

RANKIN, Julian Doty

December 25, 1926 - June 30, 2010

Julian Rankin, 83, of Stanford died Wednesday at his home. He was born December 25, 1926 in Garrard County to the late Owen and Stella Doty Rankin. He a lifelong farmer in
Lincoln County and a member of the Lincoln County Cattleman's Association.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years Carolyn Davis Rankin; two sons, Michael D. Rankin, M.D. of Boyle County and Paul D. Rankin (Wanda) of Moreland; a sister JoAnn Grow of
Lancaster; three grandsons, Joshua Rankin (Miranda), Matthew Rankin (Amanda) and Joseph Rankin (Krista); one great-grandson Luka Rankin.

Visitation will be Friday, July 2, 2010, from 5-8 P.M., Funeral service will be 10 A.M. Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Spurlin Funeral Home. Officiating the service will be Dr. Roberty Doty
and Dr. Robert Camenisch. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Casket bearers will be his grandchildren.

 

Thursday, July 08, 2010 - Interior Journal

ROBINSON, Thomas Jason

September 09 1958 - July 04 2010

+ US Marine Corp

Thomas Jason Robinson, 51, of Crab Orchard, died Sunday, July 4 at his home.

Born Sept. 9, 1958, in Chicago, Ill., he was a son of the late Jason Robinson, Jr. and Geraldine Wells Robinson. He was a veteran of the Marines.

Survivors include a daughter, Tiffany Robinson of Vista, Calif.; brothers, Jerry Ray Robinson of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Ronald Lee Robinson of Stretor, Ill., and Timothy
Robinson of Crab Orchard; sisters, Gloria Robinson of Houston, Texas, Patricia Ann Mazden and Esther Bitty Robinson both of Bouy, Md., and Rita
Gale and Martha Rosalyn Robinson both of Stretor, Ill.

Private memorial services will be held for the family.

McKnight Funeral Home is in charge.

 

Monday, July 24, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

ROTHWELL, Eddie Samuel, Sr.

May 14, 1932 - July 25, 2010

+ US Marine Corp, Korea

Moreland- Eddie Samuel Rothwell Sr., 78, of Moreland, died Sunday, July25, 2010

Born  May 14, 1932, he was the son of the late Charles Rothwell Sr. and Jewell McCowan Rice. He was retired from Corning Glass, a farmer and a member of Westside
Community United Methodist Church. He was a U. S. Marine veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Viva Jones Rothwell; two sons, Eddie (Janet Rothwell Jr. of Hustonville and Russell Keith (Denise) Rothwell of Moreland; two sisters,
Helen Simpson of Stanford and Eloise (Chester) Singleton of Danville; five grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.

A committal service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Ken Hughes.

Pallbearers will be Kenny, Gary, Rusty, Sammy and Keith Rothwell and Jeremy Kraus . W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

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ROUSEY, Helen Sharp

October 01, 1926 - June 30, 2010

Helen Sharp Rousey, 83, of Danville died Wednesday, June 30, 2010.

Born Oct. 1, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Elsie Farris Sharp.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Howard Rousey; a son, William “Billy” (Lois) Rousey of Danville; two grandchildren, Brittany Rousey (Jesse)
Eaton and Shane Rousey, and their mother, Dorothy Rousey McIntyre, all of Versailles; and a half-brother, Leon Sharp of Tennessee. She was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Rousey.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Leslie, Scottie, Jerry and Shane Rousey, Jesse Eaton and Butch Overstreet.

 

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - Interior Journal

SANDERS, Wilma Nevada

Wilma Nevada Sanders, 78, of Eubank, died Friday, June 4, at her residence.

Born Jan. 24, 1932, in Eubank, she was a daughter of the late Willis Green and Flossie Irene Austin May. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gene and Dale May; and two sisters, Charlene Mullins and Alma Cress.

Survivors include her husband, James Henry Sanders of Eubank; one son, Jerry Sanders of Eubank; three brothers, Henry May of Louisville and Gerald (Pearl)
May and Jimmy L. (Marcie) May, both of Waynesburg; three sisters, Betty Jo (Murrel) Martin and LaFerne Barron, both of Eubank and Carolyn (Bob) Cress of
Waynesburg; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were June 7 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Mike Mullins officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Thursday, July 01, 2010 - Interior Journal

SAVAGE, Mary Lucille Snow

December 28, 1940 - June 22, 2010

Mary Lucille Snow Savage, 69, of Stanford, previously of Lexington, died Tuesday, June 22.

Born Dec. 28, 1940, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary Jones Snow. She was retired from Square D. Company.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Snow.

Survivors include her husband, David M. Savage; a brother, Junior Snow of Hustonville; and four sisters, Jewell and Debbie Snow and Linda Richards, all of
Hustonville and Norma (Bobby) Phillips of Lexington.

Graveside services were June 25 at Hustonville Cemetery with Rev. Chuck Vernon officiating.

Active pallbearers were Junior Snow, Franklin Southerland, Eddie Rothwell, Jr. Bronson Richards, Bobby Phillips and Dwain Fox. Honorary pallbearers were
Austin and Allie Richards, Landyn Southerland and Dakota and Jacob Stringfield.

W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home of Moreland was in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - Interior Journal

SCHLAPPI, Flossie Spears

March 20, 1930 - June 07 2010

Flossie Schlappi, 80, of Ottenheim, died Monday, June 7 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.

Born March 20, 1930, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Jane Blanton Spears. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran
Church in Ottenheim and the widow of Herman Alfred Schlappi.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Luther, Jerry, George and Henry Spears; and sisters, Dorothy Ledford, Gladys Hensley, Pearl Spears and Ella Mae Hines.

Survivors include two sons, Cecil Schlappi of Lindenhurst, Ill., and Charles Andrew Schlappi of Ottenheim; three daughters, Pauline Bradshaw, Carolyn Marks and
Barbara Bastin all of Stanford; two sisters, Velma Ledford of Crab Orchard and Tressa Justice of Hendersonville, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; nine
great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with funeral services at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 12 at the Spurlin Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial
will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Ottenheim.

 

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SCHNITZLER, Katha Rena Caldwell

January 11, 1916 - June 03 2010

STANFORD — Katha Rena Sims Schnitzler, 94, of Stanford passed away early Thursday morning, June 3, 2010, after a long stay at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1916, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Effie Caldwell. She was a homemaker and the widow of William Schnitzler.

Katha leaves behind her sons, Roger Schnitzler and his wife Fay of Stanford and Bill Schnitzler and his wife Rebekah of Stanford; a brother, Clarence Sims of
Waynesburg; three grandchildren, Justin and Harland Feldman, and Tonya Coleman; and two great-great-grandchildren, Morgan and Kadyn Feldman.

Katha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Phyllis Feldman; brothers, Roy, Walter and Lawrence Sims; and sisters, May Barnes and Dolly Eastman.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Fox Funeral Home, Stanford, with Bro. Rick Naylor officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bill and Roger Schnitzler, Justin and Harland Feldman, Robert Johnson and Roy Coleman Jr.

 

Thursday, July 08, 2010 - Interior Journal

SEARS, Shelly S.

January 29, 1972 - June 28, 2010

Shelly S. Sears, 38, of Hustonville died Monday, June 28 at University of Kentucky Hospital.

Born Jan. 29, 1972, in Danville, she was the daughter of Brenda Carrier Sears of McKinney and the late David Lee Sears. Shelley was
employed at American Greetings for 15 years.

Other survivors include her husband, Scott Coffman of Hustonville; a son, Gavin Scott Coffman of Hustonville; three brothers Edward and Vincent Sears
both of McKinney and Shane Coleman of Highland.

Funeral services were July 2 at Green River Pentecostal Church with Revs Rick Naylor and Curtis Brock officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Keith Coffman, Jason Lester, Chris Downey, Ed Walls, Rob Henry, Sherman Owens and Harold Robinson. Honorary pallbearers were
Danny Coffman, Gary Porter and Ray Gerkey.

Spurlin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Interior Journal

SIMS, Agnes Lee Derry

March 12, 1935 - July 14, 2010

Agnes Lee Sims, 75, of Waynesburg, died Wednesday, July 14 at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born March 12, 1935, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Rosco and Bethalee Cantrell Derry. She was a homemaker, the
widow of Richard Sims and had a great love for her cats.

She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Austin; and a sister, Lillian McFalls.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Austin (Tim) Isaacs of Waynesburg; a stepson, Francis (Barbara) Naylor of Indiana; a son, Norman Lewis Sims of Liberty;
 two brothers, Jimmy Haught of Florida and Charlie Haught of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Linda (Eddie) Bray of Bronston and Juanita Derry of Baltimore, Md.;
two grandsons, Trampas Webb and Derrick Isaacs; two great grandchildren, Mikayla Webb and Chance Webb; several nieces and nephews; special nieces, Elaine
 Pallan Barlow and Teresa Taylor West; and special friend, Mickie Miles.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 25 at Spurlin Funeral Home with Rev. Robert McFalls officiating. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Danny Elkins, Jerry McFalls, Dave Kleckner, Conley Sims, Lyndell Sims and John Terrell. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Rod Bates,
Keith Austin, Earl Dean McWhorter, Steph Palin, Dennis Sims and Art Hibbert.

 

 

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

SIMS, Otis "Odie"

January 08, 1928 - May 31, 2010

WAYNESBURG — Otis “Odie” Sims, 82, of Kings Mountain died Monday at Christian Care Center in Lancaster.

Born Jan. 8, 1928, on Pond Ridge, he was a son of the late Boney and Lucy Ellen Stevens Sims. He was a farmer and a member of Pond Baptist Church.

Survivors include his brother, Wallace (Rose) Sims of Kings Mountain; a sister-in-law, Lois Ann Sims of Kings Mountain; and several nieces
and nephews, including great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett-Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be at Pond/Sims Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Bobbie

March 29, 1924 - July 06, 2010

MORELAND — Bobbie Smith, 86, of Kidd’s Store passed away at home Tuesday, July 6, 2010.

Born March 29, 1924, in Kidd’s Store, he was the son of the late Tommie and Myrtle Reed Smith. He was a farmer and an ordained Church of God minister. He
served in the United States Navy and was a World War II veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Irene Shoopman Smith.

Survivors include two sons, Bobbie Gene (Dianna) Smith of Moreland and James Paul (Glenda) Smith of Hustonville; a daughter, Carolyn (Danny) Exline of Jackson,
Ohio; two sisters, Pauline Kaelin and Oma Lee Baugh; five grandchildren, Marty Exline, Heather Michael, Megan Phillips, Becky Alford and Amanda Jo “A.J.” Smith; and five great-grandchildren,
Whitney Alford, Ryan and Katie Exline, Cade Phillips and Alleah Michael.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Roland Johnson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery

Pallbearers will be Billy Ray and Danny Douglas, Curtis Evans, Jerry Norris, Larry Moberly and Joseph Asbury.

 

Friday, July 09, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

SMITH, Frances Rose Douglas

February 24, 1930 - July 08, 2010

Frances Rose Smith, 80, of Stanford died Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Ft. Logan Hospital. She was born February 24, 1930 in Lincoln County to the late
 John and Claudia Robbins Douglas. She was a homemaker, a charter member of Willow Grove Baptist Church, Past Sunday School Teacher, YWA's and GA's teacher.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years Ernest N. Smith of Stanford; 3 children-Henry E. Smith (Darlene), Becky Kana (Mike) and Randy Smith (Kathy) all of
Stanford; 3 brothers Vernon, Bill and Johnny Douglas all of Stanford and a sister Nellie Long of Stanford; 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and
nephews; she was preceded in death by 2 brothers and a sister.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 11, 2010, from 5-9 at Willow Grove Baptist Church, Funeral Service will be 11 A.M. Monday at Willow Grove Baptist Church. Reverends
Lewis Walter, Owen Edwards and Chris Daulton will be officiating. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Casket bearers will be Jason Smith, Patrick Kana, Terry Dyehouse, John Four, Ronnie Smith and Johnny Smith; Honorary bearers will be Granddaughters, Nellie Long and Dorothy Robbins.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of  arrangements.

 

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

SPARKMAN, Saundra Morgan

May 23, 1947 - June 29, 2010

Saundra Morgan Sparkman, 63, of Stanford died Tuesday at UK Hospital in Lexington. She was born May 23, 1947 in Stanford to the late James Mack and
Cora Hensley Morgan. She was the widow of Roger Sparkman and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include two children Roger Lee Sparkman, Jr. and Tammy Jo Sparkman both of Stanford; two sisters Brenda Bertram (Danny) of Stanford and Donna
Stoudmyer of Danville; 5 grandchildren, Leah, Abby and Seth Sparkman, Ryan and Stella Short.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-9, Funeral Service 9:30 A.M. Friday all at Spurlin Funeral Home. Reverends Johnny Baker and Chester Cornett will be
officiating. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Ed Hyden, Rob Lafoon, Scotty Stamper, William VanHook, Harrison Green and Bobby Clarkson.

 

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Interior Journal

SUTTON, Gracie I. Yates

February 02, 1926 - July 15, 2010

Gracie Idell Yates Sutton, 84, died July 15.

A native of McKinney, she was born Feb. 2, 1926 to the late Walter and Mabel Yates.

She was preceded in death by husband, Cloyd Rudolph Sutton; daughter, Clara Kizer, and grandson, Jeremy Clay Sutton.

Survivors include a daughter, Betsy Ozier, Nashville, Tenn.; son, Eugene Sutton, Ala.; grandsons, Christopher Stuart and Jason Sutton, Lexington;
and a sister, Lida (Glenn) Chaney, McKinney.

A graveside service was held July 17 at the Evergreen Memory Gardens, Lexington.

Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Friday, July 16, 2010 - Spurlin Funeral Home Notice

TILLETT, Bella Grace

Bella Grace Tillett, 1 day, of Stanford died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at U.K. hospital in Lexington, Ky. Born July 14, 2010, in Lexington, Ky., she was the
daughter of Michael Keith Tillett and Brittiany Renae Delver Tillett.

Survivors include her three brothers, Cody Carter, Aidan Carter and Noah Carter, all of Stanford; a sister, Peyton Tillett of Stanford; grandparents, Kenny Delver IV
and Michele Delver of Lancaster, Ky., and Michael Tillett and Trudy Tillett of Stanford, Ky.

A graveside service is 5 p.m. today at Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery, Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Delver IV and Zach Taylor.

 

 

May 31, 2010 - Morris & Hislope Funeral Home Notice

TRIBBLE, Edith M. Phelps

January 09 1941 - May 31, 2010

Edith M. Tribble, 69, of Crawfordsville, Indiana, formerly of Lincoln County, Kentucky, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospice Center in
Indianapolis, IN, losing her battle to cancer after fighting it for two years.

She was born in Lincoln County, Kentucky on January 9, 1941, daughter of the late J.C. and Marie Phelps. She retired from Crawford Industries in May 2008,
where she was employed for 34 years. She was a member of Parkersburg Christian Church. Edith graduated from Roachdale High School in 1959.

She was formerly married to Lloyd Tribble, he still survives. Other survivors include daughters, Kathy & (Mark) Acree of Columbus, OH, Kelly & (Scott) Bryant of
St. Mary's, GA and Julie Tribble of Crawfordsville, IN, one son, John Tribble of Crawfordsville, IN, eight grandchildren that she thoroughly enjoyed, two brothers,
Joe & (Barbra) Phelps of Ladoga, IN, Don & (Cathy) Phelps of Oxford, IN and one sister, Doris Phelps of Jamestown, IN.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Monday, June 14, 2010 - Advocate Messenger

TURNER, Edgar Lee, Sr.

September 25, 1950 - June 12, 2010

CRAB ORCHARD — Edgar Lee Turner Sr., 59, of Crab Orchard, died Saturday at his home.  Edgar was born on September 25, 1950 in Lincoln
County, Kentucky, the son of Shirley (Hopkins) Turner and the late Robert Turner. He was a member of Valley Baptist Church. He was a
retired Castor from Enersys in Richmond, Kentucky

 

Additional survivors include his wife, Danna Hunt Turner; two sons, Edgar (Heather) Lee Jr. and Steven (Mary) Eversole; two daughters, Beverly (Gerald)
Eaton and Regina (Ashley) Anderson; two grandchildren; four sisters, Louise Whitaker, Rita Martzall, Elisha Turner and Kay Turner; three brothers, Bobby,
Jessie and Gerald Turner; and many other family members.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Wilmot Cemetery

 

Tuesday, July 06, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

TURPIN, Chilcie I. Payton

December 22, 1919 - July 05, 2010

MORELAND — Chilcie Irene Payton Turpin, 90, of Hustonville died Monday.

Born Dec. 22, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Dave and Allie Shoopman Payton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Turpin, and
four children, Mildred, Josephine, George and Betty.

Survivors include her daughter, Rethia Marlene Smith of Indiana; a granddaughter, Tammy Newby of Hustonville, whom she raised; 11 other grandchildren; and four sisters,
Virginia Corso, Lois Crawley, Jean Reckley and Rudell Schmidt, all of Indianapolis.

Services will be noon Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Kevin DePew, with burial in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

 

 

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

 WILCHER, Richard Lee, Sr.

February 15, 1947 - May 29, 2010

STANFORD — Richard Lee “Rick” Wilcher Sr., 63, of Stanford, formerly of Morristown, Ind., died Saturday.

Born Feb. 15, 1947, in New Salem, he was a son of the late Matt Wilcher Jr. and Lena Estes Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Agnes Short Wilcher; children, Richard L. Wilcher Jr., Ralph David Short, Joseph A. Short, Bonnie Wilcher-Guzman, Kellie D.
Wilcher-Fannin and Tracey L. Short-Rindahl; siblings, Bobby Brown, Mike Wilcher, Kay Luster, Kathy Gibson, Emily Taylor and Leann LaFollette; and grandchildren.

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

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Erlewein Mortuary, Greenfield, IN

Burial: Asbury Cemetery, Morristown, IN

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Tuesday,  June 15, 2010 - Advocate-Messenger

WILSON, Harold Thomas

July 04, 1961 - d. June 14, 2010

WAYNESBURG — Harold Thomas Wilson, 48, of East Olive Road in Waynesburg passed away Monday, June 14, 2010, at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan
Hospital in Stanford. He was born Tuesday, July 4, 1961, in Pulaski County to the late Joe Marion Wilson and Alma Wesley Wilson. He worked in the produce
department at Stanford Wal-Mart and will be remembered for his love for Dale Earnhardt and the No. 3.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joe, and a brother, David Wilson.

He is survived by his mother, Alma “Cricket” Wilson of Waynesburg; two brothers, Louie and his wife, Sharon, and Lonnie and his wife, Joan, all of Waynesburg;
a half brother, Jody Wilson and his wife, Patty, of Cincinnati; four sisters, Barbara Byrd and her husband, Steve, and Linda Griffin and her husband, Junior, all of Cincinnati,
Helen James and her husband, Junior of Richmond, and Margie Newcomb and her husband, Ronny of Stanford; a half sister, Jeanette Fiedig and her husband, Kenny, of Cincinnati.

An Appreciation of Life service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 17 at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Carson Atwood with burial to follow in Olive Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. Lonnie, Brian, Christopher and D.J. Wilson, Ronnie Newcomb and George Davis will serve as pallbearers.

Wednesday, July 15, 2010 - Interior Journal

WOODEN, Carolyn A. Esaman

October 04, 1939 - July 08 2010

Carolyn Ann (Esaman) Wooden, 70, Waynesburg, died Thursday, July 8 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Hospital in Danville.

She was the wife of the late Gerald F. Wooden. Carolyn was born in Lancaster, Kentucky on October 4, 1939. She was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary Caroline
(Morhinners) Esaman. She was a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church. Carolyn was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Survivors include two daughters, Debbie (Bud) Schuler of Waynesburg and Linda (Jon) Emerton of Cincinnati; a son, Jody J. Wooden of San Diego, Calif., a brother, Martin F.
Esaman of Milwaukee, Wis.; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by a sister, Leona Eble.

Pallbearers were Bud Schuler, Jon Emerton, Joe and James Schuler, and Mitch and Samuel Emerton.

Honorary pallbearer was Joe Mohinners.

Funeral services were Monday, July 12 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

McKnight Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

[See Obituary File # 10 - Martin Esaman & Gerald Wooden]