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   Lincoln County, Kentucky Obituaries File # 9

 

Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto

Adams, Hubert H.                           Susie E Adkins                       Allen, Robert T.                Baker, Rev. Claire C.        

Baughman, Smith A.                        Beasley, James                       Begley, Arbedella A.        Berry, James C.                

Boswell, Mary                                 Brackman, Emma B.              Bright, Jesse F.                  Brock, Della                     

Brock, Ralph T.                               Brown, Gabe W.                   Butler, Andrew T.             Byrd, Robert L.                

Caldwell, Emma                              Camenisch, Dorothy C.         Castle, Alonzo R.              Chumbley, Ray                 

Cole, Anna B.                                 Coleman, Wanda                  Combs, Sherman                Coy, Clyde Lee                

Deatherage, Eugene                         Denham, Ralph                     Denny, Jasper T.                Denny, Ronnie W.            

Depew, Debbie                               Dishon, Cecil E.                   Estes, Cyrus                        Faulkner, Georgia B.         

Fish, Albert                                     Fitzgerald, Willie P.             Floyd, Mellwood                  Foley, Ricky E.                  

Gaines, Annie E.                             Garner, Verla                      Garrison, June M.                 Gilliland, Charles G.            

Gisler, Bessie D.                             Goodrich, Lucille D.            Gordon, Helen S.                  Hall, Nancy E.                    

Hazlett, Edna                                 Hazlett, Joseph R. Jr.            Helm, Annie                         Hendrickson, Mary H.        

Hendrix, Geraldine                         Hensley, Lizzie G.                 Herring Walter B.                 Hodge, Kathy                     

Holtzclaw, J. B.                             Holtzclaw, Linda C               Israel, Lillian L.                     James, Goodknight              

Jenkins, Earl Foster                       Johnson, Howard C.             Jones, Faye                          Jones, Thelma P.                  

Kelsor, Dorris J                            Kirkpatrick, Ethel K..            Lay, Gracie M.                     Lear, Snobie H.                    

Lucas, Estil V.                              Luster, George M.                Manuel, Edith D.                    Mason, Tommy L. Sr.          

Matheny, Earl H.                          McCammon, Gladys M.       McWhorter, Jettie T.              William R Middleton

Mills, Clifford M                           Morris, Harold L.                  Mullins, Dwight                      Norris, William J.                   

Oakes, Grace W.                         Orcutt, Hurston                     Padgett, Chester A.                Padgett, James C.                    

Padgett, Leo L.                            Padgett, Pete                        Pankey, Sally                          Peck, Matilda A.                     

Pike, George A.                           Potts, Willie M.                    Prewitt, Dorothy N.                 Privette, Mamie B.                    

Ray, Audrey D.                            Reed, Celia B.                     Reynolds, Sylvia T.                  Robinson, Silvin Jr.                    

Romero, Zola D.                          Salyers, Fay S.                     Saufley, Jessimine                    Schlappi, Paul S.             

 Sears, Ada M.                           Seufert, Gladys                     Shackleford, Louise A.             Shaw, Christine M

Shelton, Robert L.                      Sims, Roy D.                        Singleton, Troy B                     Smith, Joe B.

Smith, William M.                      Stamper, Edwin P. Sr.          Stewart, Rev. Willie Jr.              Stutz, Donna J.                           

Sudduth, Ralph                         Walker, Molly                       Wall, Beatrice G.                       Watts, Alma                               

Weaver, Ray Jean                     Westerfield, Nancy L.            Wilburn, Betty S.                      Yocum, Ellis G.                          

Young, James

 

 

 

 

Oct. 25, 1998 - Sunday

ADAMS, Hubert H.  
CRAB ORCHARD - Hubert H. Adams, 87, of Main Street, died Thursday at Sowder Nursing Home, Brodhead. 
Born Aug. 17, 1911, he was a son of the late Loyal and Gracie Eads Adams. He was a retired carpenter, a concrete mason and former railroad employee. He was a member of Ottowa Baptist Church and Crab Orchard Masonic Lodge 636 F&AM. 
Survivors include his wife, Mae Cash Adams of Crab Orchard; four daughters, Roberta Taylor of Brodhead, Betty Wilson of Hamilton, Ohio, Carol Buckler of Stanford and Nadine Newcomb of Crab Orchard; a brother, Walter Adams of Brodhead; a sister, Mary Halcomb of Brodhead; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donzeda Logsdon; a son, Ray Logsdon; a sister and three brothers.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Ottowa Baptist Church, Rockcastle County, by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Ottowa Cemetery.

 

     Oct. 5, 1998 - Monday

ADKINS, Susie E.
STANFORD - Graveside services for Susie Elizabeth Adkins, 91, of Boneyville Road, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 18, 1907, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Dink Houston Falconberry. She was a homemaker and a member of Geneva Baptist Church. She was the widow of William Lonzo Adkins.
Survivors include a son, Paul Adkins of Stanford; a daughter, Mary Helen Murray of Salt Lake City, Utah; a brother, Pete Walls of Stanford; 20 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

 

   Oct. 29, 1998 - Thursday

ALLEN, Robert T.
WAYNESBURG - Graveside services for Robert Travis Allen, 24, of Eubank, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Allen Cemetery in Clay County by the Rev. Marvin Napier.
He died Tuesday in Eubank after being struck by a train.
Born Feb. 8, 1974, in Hamilton County, Ohio, he was a son of Robert Allen Jr. of Eubank and the late Connie Waller Allen. He was a 1992 graduate of Lincoln County High School.
Other survivors include his sister, Amy Allen of Eubank.

   

              Apr. 22, 1999 – Thursday -  Baptist Minister for 50 years in Crab Orchard

BAKER, Rev. Claire C.
FAIR BLUFF, N.C. - The Rev. Claire C. Baker, 75, of Fair Bluff, died Monday.
He was the son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Howard Baker. He was a Baptist minister for 50 years, having served as pastor in Crab Orchard.
Survivors include his wife, Annabelle Oswalt Baker; two daughters, Claire Sizemore of Greenville, S.C., and Mary Barlow of Kentucky; three sons, Allen Baker of Texas, David Baker of Fair Bluff and Kenneth Baker of Cerro Gordo, N.C.; a sister, Helen Baker of Brandenton, Fla.; two brothers, Jim Baker of Brandenton and Gayle Baker of Lloydsburg, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Cerro Gordo Baptist Church by the Rev. Tom Collins. Burial will be in Cherry Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

         Dec. 9, 1998 - Wednesday

BAUGHMAN,  Smith A.  
Services for Smith Adams Baughman, 91, of Spears Lane, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Revs. Quentin Scholtz and Jo Garnett. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at home.
Born July 24, 1907, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Jones A. and Ada Cunningham Baughman. He was a retired farmer and an agent for Kentucky Growers Insurance Co., where he also was director and member of the executive committee. He was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, a World War II Army veteran, a graduate of Georgetown College, and the widower of Sara Cress Baughman. 
Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca B. Scholtz of Louisville and Margaret D. Scott of Columbus, Md.; and two grandchildren.

     June 29, 1999 - Tuesday

 BEASLEY, James
MOUNT VERNON -- James Beasley, 53, of Hustonville Street, Stanford, died Friday at his home.
Born March 1, 1946, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of John and Agnes Gibbons Beasley. He was a roofer and a member of the Baptist church.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Humphreys Beasley; three sons, Donald and Jason Beasley, both of Stanford, and James Beasley of Allentown, Pa.; a daughter, Corrina Nadeau of Philadelphia; a brother, Fox E. Beasley of Lexington; a sister, Inez Young of Avon Park, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Wynn Cemetery, Red Hill.
Dowell and Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

     Dec. 27, 1998 – Sunday

BEGLEY, Arbedella A.
CRAB ORCHARD - Arbedella Susan Adams Begley, 62, of Elm Street, Crab Orchard, died Thursday at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.
Born Dec. 23, 1936, in Cincinnati, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Amanda Burton Adams. She was the widow of Walter Arbie Begley, a member of Immanual Baptist Church in Crab Orchard, and a foster parent to 39 children over the years.
Survivors include three daughters, Susan Wilder of Crab Orchard, Laura Cook of Stanford, and Barbara Bennett of Cincinnati; two sons, Robert Begley and William Begley, both of Cincinnati; a sister, Corine Woods of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Harold Adams of Coco, Fla., and Elmer Adams; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and 39 foster children.
Services were 2 p.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Ron Meece and Cecil Roundtree. Burial was in Maretburg Cemetery in Rockcastle County.

 

      Oct. 30, 1998 – Friday

BERRY, James C.
STANFORD - James Charlston Berry, 82, of Tallapoosa, Ga., died Wednesday at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga. 
Born March 3, 1916, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Charles H. and Nora Daugherty Berry. He was a retired regional manager for Devoe Paint Company, a Navy veteran and the widower of Kathryn Johnson Berry.
Survivors include a son, Samuel J. Berry of Carrollton; two brothers, Walter Berry of Berea and Fred Berry of Stanford; three grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Stewart Dawson.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

     Dec. 2003

BOSEWLL, MARY

Mary Margaret Boswell, 80, of Carey Lane, Washington County, died Monday December 15, 2003 at her residence.

Born March 29, 1923 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late John and Lou Ada Dye Sherrow. She was the widow of Jake Boswell.

She was a member of the Cornishville Baptist Church, a homemaker and she enjoyed quilting, canning, and cooking.

Survivors include: three sons: Johnny Boswell and Willie Boswell, both of Mackville, and Noble Boswell, McAfee; five daughters, Marie Reynolds, Carolyn Buck, and Mary Lou Henry, all of Mercer County, Sue Shearer, Mackville, and Cleta Boswell, Bartleville, OK; 20 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons Jacob Elwood Boswell and Walter "Tommy" Edwin Boswell.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 18, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Readnour officiating. Burial will be in Battle Cemetery, Washington County.

Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandchildren will serve as honorary bearers.

 

   Mar. 6, 1998 – Friday

BRACKMAN, Emma B.
STANFORD - Emma B. Brown ``Tootie'' Brackman, 73, of Waynesburg, died Thursday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born August 26, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Jess and Anna Ernst Brown. She was a clinical lab technician for 35 years and a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Roy C. Brackman; a son, Robert C. Brackman of El Segundo, Calif.; a brother, Edward J. Brown of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters, Mary L. Manegold of Cincinnati and Millie M. Muchmore of Nicholasville; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Alan C. Brackman.
Services will be noon Monday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church by the Revs. Michael Weiglicki and Gary Story. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      Aug. 6, 1996 – Tuesday

BRIGHT, Jesse F.  
STANFORD - Jesse Frank Bright, 79, of Maxwell Street, died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born July 17, 1917, in Corbin, he was a son of the late Frank and Cora Bright Curtis. He was a private domestic worker and a member of Boneyville Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Roberta Bright; a daughter, Maxine Stevenson of Cincinnati, Ohio; a son, Jesse Frank Bright II of Lexington; a sister, Doris Holiday of Cincinnati; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Boneyville Baptist Church by the Rev. Willie Stewart. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

   Apr. 14, 1999 – Wednesday

BROCK, Della
STANFORD - Della Brock, 81, of East Main Street, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital. 
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a sister, Susie England of Denver, Colo.
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Tim Boschen. 
There will be no visitation. 

   March 22, 1998 - Sunday

BROCK, Ralph T.  
WAYNESBURG - Ralph Timon Brock, 63, of Hustonville Road died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born Aug. 7, 1934, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Allie and Fannie Saylor Brock. He was a retired farmer and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Ralph Timon Brock Jr. of Waynesburg; a stepdaughter, Tracy Salyers of Kings Mountain; three brothers, Floyd Brock of Halls Gap, Marion Brock of Somerset and Leoford Brock of Waynesburg; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Miracle Temple Church in Waynesburg by the Rev. Marvin Lane. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Halls Gap.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Monday until the time of the funeral.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Oct 26, 1998 - Monday
 
BROWN, Gabe W.
STANFORD - Gabe Wesley ``Toddy'' Brown, 73, of Hustonville, died Sunday at his home.
Born May 21, 1925, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Willis and Dora Naylor Brown. He was a farmer and a member of Geneva Community Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Evelyn Naylor Brown; five sons, Johnny M. Brown and Ivan E. Brown, both of McKinney, Eddie D. ``Popcorn''Brown and Randy L. Brown, both of Hustonville, and Jackie D. Brown of Liberty; five daughters, Louise Brown, Edna L. Griffin, Jeanine Moore, Alice M. Carpenter and Peggy A. Walls, all of Hustonville; three brothers, Ernest and John T. ``Toby'' Brown of Ottenheim, and Albert V. Brown of Hustonville; two sisters, Emma King of Hustonville and Katherine Owens of McKinney; 23 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Revs. Lester Carpenter, Ed Carman, Rick Naylor and Bill Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

   Apr. 16, 1999 - Friday

BUTLER, Andrew T. “Bit”

  MOORELAND – Services for Andrew T. “ Bit” Butler, 36, of South Fork Road, Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at  W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.  He died Wednesday of natural causes. Born June 1, 1962, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Ruth “Pearl” Sims Roberts of Hustonville and the late Tusko Rowland. He was a member of Hustonville Pentecostal Church.  Other survivors include his wife, Jackie Pittman Butler of Nicholasville; a stepfather, James Roberts of Hustonville; three sisters, Roseanna Phinney of McKinney, Faith Wilson of Junction City and Vickie Luttrell of Liberty; eight brothers, Roger Lopez of Stanford, James Lopez, Timothy Barber, Matthew, Mark and Thomas Butler, all of Hustonville, John Butler of Bryantsville and Gary Rowland of Liberty. 

  Jan. 10, 1999 - Sunday

BYRD, Robert L.
MORELAND - Robert Lee Byrd, 65, of Mount Vernon, died Thursday at home.
Born March 31, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Tom and Lucy Mae Byrd. He was a farmer and a member of Angel Ridge Holy Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include two sons, Simon Byrd of Berea and Bobby Joe Byrd of McKee; three daughters, Ann Ada Hoskins of Orlando, Martha May Renner and Phyllis Polly, both of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Mary Ann Benedict of Stanford and Helen Benedict of Danville; two brothers, Harold Byrd of Parksville and Wilson Byrd of Danville; 14 grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Norris McCawley and Caarlic Hensley. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

     June 29, 1998 – Monday

CALDWELL, Emma
WAYNESBURG - Services for Emma Caldwell, 83, of 380 Hwy. 328 West, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Double Springs Baptist Church by the Rev. Monty
Carney. 
She died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born Feb. 18, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Zora and Maude Dick Smith. She was a homemaker, a member of Double Springs Baptist
Church, Order of Eastern Star 501, Women's Mission Society and Senior Citizens Association. She was a 1932 graduate of McKinney High School and the widow
of Walter Caldwell.
Survivors include four daughters, Patricia Williams of Elizabethtown, Theresa Thompson of Uniontown, Ohio, Susan Whitaker of Marydel, Del., and Carolyn
Gordon of Centerville, Ohio; two sisters, Hattie Chapp of McKinney and Florence Leonard of Detroit, Mich.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at the church with an Eastern Star service at 7 p.m.
Memorials may go to Double Springs Baptist Church building fund, 770 Ky. 3276, Waynesburg, 40489. Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

    Feb. 1, 1999 - Monday

CAMENISCH, Dorothy C.
STANFORD - Services for Dorothy Cook Camenisch, 79, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stanford Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Jim Erwin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 
She died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn C. Hughes of Newport News, Va., and Susan C. Eriksson of Blacksburg, Va. This information was incorrect in Sunday's paper.

 

   Jan. 30, 1998 - Friday 

CASTLE, Alonzo R.  
STANFORD - Alonzo Robert Castle, 84, of U.S. 27 South, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 9, 1913, in Lincoln County, and was a son of the late Alonzo R. Castle Sr. and Lilly Craig Martin Castle. He was widower of Grace Thompson Castle and was a retired truck driver and farmer. He was a member of Fairview Baptist church and was a World War II Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel June Akom Castle; four sons, Robert Lee, Alonzo Craig and William Arthur Castle, all of Stanford, and Jerry Keith Castle of Lancaster; four daughters, Norma Holt of Danville, Thelma Jane Murphy of Crestwood, Ann Watts of Harrodsburg and Jenny Sue Bradley of Stanford; one stepson, Doyt W. Akom Jr. of North Carolina; one stepdaughter, Coleen Jean Akom McKenzie of Akron, Ohio; 27 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

 

   Oct. 7, 1998 - Wednesday

CHUMBLEY, Ray
STANFORD - Ray Chumbley, 78, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Oct. 19, 1919, in Wayne County, he was a son of the late Lee A. and Sarah Roy Chumbley. He was a farmer and a member of Waynesburg Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Ballard Chumbley of Waynesburg; a son, Kenneth Chumbley of Glasgow; a daughter, Patricia Durham of Waynesburg; a brother, Oda Chumbley of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Mae True of Mobile, Ala.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by Harold Carter. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 

 

    Dec. 9, 1996 - Monday

COLE, Anna B.
Anna Belle Cole, 89, of Lexington, formerly of Locust Street, Danville, died Sunday at Christian Health Center, Lexington.
Born Sept. 2, 1907, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John and Nancy Wilder Farmer. She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She was the widow of Basil Cole.
Survivors include two sons, Basil Cole Jr. and Ronald Lee Cole, both of Lexington; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Ann Cole.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.

 

   Sept. 2003

COLEMAN, WANDA

    Wanda Jane Snow Coleman, 48, died Thursday, September 11, 2003 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

   Born March 17, 1955 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Tony and Irene Ellison Snow.   She was a homemaker.

   Survivors include: a companion, David Pemberton; three sons, Otis (Janie) Cunningham, Harrodsburg; Thomas Cunningham, Stanford, Carlos (Melinda) Cunningham, Waynesburg; three daughters, Rebecca (Gary) Wilson, Parksville, Elizabeth (Terry) Smith and Lisa Cunningham, both of Harrodsburg; one brother, Darrell (Sharon) Snow, Ravenna, OH; and one sister, Flossie Gregory, Stanford; nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Cunningham and one brother, David Snow.

   Funeral services were held Saturday, September 13, at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford, with Rev. Harold Best officiating. Burial was in Angel Ridge Cemetery, Lincoln County.

 

        March 18, 1999 - Thursday

COMBS, Sherman
WAYNESBURG - Services for Sherman Combs, 91, of Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 29, 1907, in Perry County, he was a son of the late Armina Combs. He was a retired sawmill worker, a Kentucky Colonel and the widower of Mary Ann Napier Combs.
Survivors include five sons, Ray Combs of Waynesburg, Dean Combs of Versailles, Gene Combs of Lexington, Gary Combs of Burgin and Doug Combs of Hustonville; eight daughters, Frances Smith of Lexington, Faye McConnell of Delaware, Ohio, Linda McKinney of Danville, Freida Smith of Lancaster, Audrey, Lisa and Sharon Combs, all of Stanford, and Carolyn Petrey of Crab Orchard; 34 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sons.

   June 18, 1996 – Tuesday

COY, Clyde L.
HARRODSBURG - Clyde Lee Coy, 66, of 388 Runyon Road died Monday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 16, 1929, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late O.H. Coy and Effie Smock Coy. He was the husband of Lucille Wiley Coy. He was a retired meat department manager at Kroger, where he was employed for 40 years. He was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church, where he was former superintendent of the young people's department and a teacher in the 10-year-old boys department. He served as manager of the Veterans of Foreign Wars' baseball team and on the Boy Scout council. He operated the Coy & Daughtery food booth at the Mercer County Fair & Horse Show for more than 25 years. Additional survivors include three sons, Michael Coy of Chapel Hill, N.C., Larry Coy of Lexington and Jeff Coy of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Sandy Coy Pickett of Harrodsburg; four brothers, Tab Coy of Michigan, Donald Coy of Cincinnati, Charles Coy of Ohio and Alvin Coy of Florida; one sister, Joann Bates of Berea; and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Wallace Carrier and Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

   Jan. 17, 1999 - Sunday

DEATHERAGE, Eugene
STANFORD - Eugene Deatherage, 63, of Harmon Heights, died Friday at his home.
Born Nov. 19, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Clarence and Lela Mae Adams Deatherage. He was the owner of Tel-Star Video in Stanford, member of Willow Grove Baptist Church and VFW American Legion Post 0301. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran in the Korean conflict.
Survivors include three daughters, Pamela Sue Stagg of Danville, Martina D. Tillett of Stanford and Peggy Jo Cutter of Junction City; five brothers, Clarence ``Bug,'' James, Hayes and Foster Deatherage, all of Stanford, and Lester Deatherage of Owensboro; two sisters, Louise Kidd of Stanford and Patty Cromer of Brodhead; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. David Harris. Burial will be in Camp Nelson Cemetery with a military service by Caswell-Saufley Post 18 of Nicholasville.
Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home. 

      Aug. 17, 1997 - Sunday

DENHAM, Ralph V.
STANFORD - Ralph Victor Denham, 67, of Morris Lane died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born May 14, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Anna Lucille Young Denham. Having worked in finance for 30 years, he was a supervisor for First Community Credit in Stanford. He belonged to Green River Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Marie Denham.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Sowders Denham; two sons, Ralph V. Denham Jr. and William V. Denham, both of Stanford; one daughter, Wynona Michelle Cooper of Stanford; three brothers, Calvin Denham and Mark Denham, both of Stanford and Ron Denham of Danville; three sisters, Louise Bailey of Mount Vernon and Sandra Grant and Betty Jo Long, both of Stanford; and three granchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Fairview Baptist Church by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

 

Dec. 28, 1998 - Monday

DENNY, Jasper T.  
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Jasper Thomas Denny, 68, of Neals Creek Road, Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home chapel by John Spears. Burial will be in the Manuel Family Cemetery on Pine Grove Road.
He died Saturday at Fort Logan Extended Care Hospital.
Born May 14, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Charles and Delia Rector Denny. He was a farmer and formerly attended the Church of God.
Survivors include a son, Jasper C. Denny of Stanford; three daughters, Mollie Shelby of Flemingsburg, Clara June Saylor of Brodhead and Edith Fay Barnett of Mount Vernon; eight sisters, Betty Harris of Waynesburg, Ruby Harness of Danville, Willie Mae Caudill and Julie Chamberlain of Jacksonville, Fla., and Eva Jennings, Virginia Reynolds, Evelyn Broughton and Margie Harness, all of Crab Orchard; five brothers, Loles, Joe and Charles Denny Jr., all of Crab Orchard, Brad Denny of West Chester, Ohio, and Ray Denny of Frankfort; and several grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Dave Barnett Fletcher.

 

May 20, 1998 - Wednesday 

DENNY, Ronnie W.
CRAB ORCHARD - Ronnie W. Denny, 52, of Hwy. 643, died Tuesday at his home of natural causes.
Born July 13, 1945, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Peyton Denny of Crab Orchard and the late Liza Mullins Denny. He was a farmer and carpenter.
Other survivors include a son, Calvin Denny of Brodhead; two sisters, Rosetta Braley of Crab Orchard and Lucille Muse of Williamstown; four brothers, Hobert
Denny and Ray Denny, both of Crab Orchard, Leroy Denny of West Chester, Ohio, and Arthur Denny of Norwood, Ohio.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Murl Caudill. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery at Broughtontown.

 

  Feb. 25, 1999 - Thursday 

DEPEW, Debbie  
WAYNESBURG - Services for Debbie Lynn Taylor Depew, 40, of Batewood Homes, Danville, formerly of Lincoln County, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Aaron Snelling. Burial will be in Cook's Point Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
She died Tuesday as the result of injuries sustained when hit by a Norfolk Southern Railroad train in Lincoln County.
Born Sept. 5, 1958, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Maedell Snow Taylor of Kings Mountain and the late William A. Taylor. She was a factory worker for 15 years in Sydney, Ohio, and a member of McKinney Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, Donald Depew of Versailles; a daughter, Sarah Ashby of Springfield; eight brothers, Kenneth and Lawrence Taylor, both of Sidney, Jimmy Taylor of Hustonville, Donald Taylor of Versailles, Ronald Taylor of Minford, Ohio, Roscoe Taylor of Kings Mountain, and Keith and Charles Taylor, both of Eubank; 12 sisters, Lutie Tucker, Wilma Dobbs, Glenna Davis, Nina Bertch and Billie Graham, all of Sydney, Francis Snow of Fairborn, Ohio, Eva Alsip of Carrollton, Evelyn Wilson of Somerset, Dianne Wilson of Stanford, Teresa Cook of Minford, Louada Leigh of Danville, Ill., and Janiceteen Wells of Waynesburg.

 

     Dec. 18, 1996 – Wednesday

 

DISHON, Cecil E.
STANFORD - Cecil Earl Dishon, 34, of Lancaster Street, died Monday near Hall's Gap of injuries suffered when he was struck by a car.
Born Dec. 15, 1962, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Kenneth E. and Emma Ruth Rowland Dishon of Stanford. He was a welder.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Anita Carol Dishon of Eubank; paternal grandmother, Helen Doyle of Stanford; four brothers, Morris and Dwight Dishon of Stanford, Paul Dishon of Waynesburg and Oneil Dishon of Eubank; three sisters, Linda Patterson of Casey County, Gail Wall of Waynesburg and Marketia Dishon of Stanford.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Morris, Paul, Dwight and Oneil Dishon, Barry Wall and Casey Patterson.

 

   June 10, 1998 - Wednesday

 

ESTES, Cyrus
WAYNESBURG - Services for Cyrus M. Estes, 72, of Pond School Road, Kings Mountain, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the
Rev. Chester Cornett. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion.
He died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born May 20, 1926, in Waynesburg, he was a son of Mollie Addington Estes of the Pond Community, and the late Lester Estes. He was a retired employee of
Reliance Electric in Columbus, Ind., and a farmer. He attended Pond Baptist Church and was an Army veteran of World War II.
Other survivors include his wife, Lemma Maedell Jones Estes; two sons, Garry L. Estes of Flat Rock, Ind., and Neil B. Estes of Columbia, Ind.; two daughters,
Patty S. Shaw of Shelbyville, Ind., and Sherry G. Thorne of Indianapolis; two brothers, Ralph L. Estes of Waynesburg and James A. Estes of Lexington; a sister,
Ruby F. Samples of Clinton; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by infant twin sons, Jerry and Jimmy Estes.

 

Oct.1,1997 - Wednesday

FAULKNER, Georgia B.
Georgia B. Faulkner, 89, of Danville died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Dec. 23, 1908, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Nancy L. Helm. She was the widow of Walter Z. Faulkner. She was a member of First Baptist Church, a former senior usher board president, and member of Merry Makers, M&W Club and junior usher board.
Survivors include three daughters, Sylvia B. Kennedy, Rosetta F. Ford and Georgia M. McCowan, all of Danville; eight grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.
Services will be noon Friday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.

 

   Jan. 7, 1999 - Thursday

FISH, Albert
Services for Albert Fish, 85, of Herndon Avenue, Stanford, will be noon Saturday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
He died Jan. 1, at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born July 10, 1914, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late John and Lizzie Fish. He was a an employee of Jewish Hospital and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Marie Peoples and Hattie DeLorch, both of Louisville; two sisters, Gatheline Corethers and Elizabeth Stephens; and 4 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

 

       March 8, 1999 - Monday

FITZGERALD, Willie P.
Willie Pat Fitzgerald, 76, of Swope Drive, died at Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 3, 1922, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late James and Maggie Fitzgerald. He was a member, deacon, trustee and elder of Second Street Christian Church and was a retired carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta Fitzgerald; a daughter, Willetta F. Bonds of St. Louis, Mo.; a son, Oneith Fitzgerald of Stanford; a brother, Dallas Fitzgerald of Danville; a sister, Garnet Montgomery of Cincinnati, Ohio; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Second Street Christian Church by the Revs. Mack Jackson and Herbert Dunn. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.

 

    Feb. 4, 1999 - Thursday

FLOYD, Mellwood
STANFORD - Services for Mellwood Floyd Jr., 58, of Lancaster, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Carr. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born Feb. 28, 1940, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Mellwood and Beatrice Parrish Floyd. He was a employee of the frame repair shop at Jackson Chair Co. and a member of Lancaster Church of God. 
Survivors include his wife, Carrie Asberry Floyd; two sons, Keith L. Floyd of Lancaster and Kendall M. Floyd of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Tammy M. Cain of Liberty; two brothers, William Floyd of Charleston, S.C., and Marion Floyd of Danville; and two grandchildren.

 

   Jan 18, 1999 – Monday

FOLEY, Ricky E.  
Ricky Eugene Foley, 40, of Stanford, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital of natural causes.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a son of Chester Foley of Stanford and the late Katherine Hazlett Foley. He was a farmer.
Other survivors include two brothers, Ernie Foley of Lexington and David Foley of Stanford; eight sisters, Bonnie Scharbough, Helen Berry and Connie Coppage, all of Stanford, Linda Griffin, Iona Anderson and Edna Raider, all of Danville, and Daisy Dudderar and Grace Crawley, both of Lancaster. 
Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home. 

       Feb. 5, 1999 - Friday

GAINES, Annie E.
STANFORD - Services for Annie Elizabeth Pence Gaines, 82, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Jerry Beck and Barry Delaney. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Sowders Nursing Home, Brodhead.
Born July 26, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Nannie Woods Engleman. She was a homemaker and a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church and the widow of the late Ben J. Gaines Sr. She was a graduate of Stanford High School, Virginia Intermont and University of Kentucky where she played basketball and baseball and was a member and former president of Delta, Delta, Delta society. She was a member of Daughters of American Revolution, Colonial Dames, Historical Society, Eastern Star, Harris Memorial Methodist Church, the garden club and bridge clubs.
Survivors include two sons, Ben J. Gaines Jr. of Stanford and Robert P. Gaines of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a daughter, Nancy S. Hammel of Pisgah Forest, N.C.; a brother, Alfred H. Pence Sr. of Stanford; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

      Sept. 2003 -

GARNER, Verla
 
Verla M. Roberts Garner, 87, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Friday, September 26, 2003 at the Corondelet Health Network Hospice in Tuscon. Born October 11, 1915 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Georgia Ann Adams Roberts. She was the widow of Charles R. Garner.  She was an assembly line worker for Douglas Aircraft and a member of the AJO Baptist Church in Tuscon.  Survivors include; two sons, Raymond and Fred Garner, both of Tuscon; two daughters, Margaret Smith and Ruby Howard, both of Salvisa; 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles E. Roberts, and a sister, Estelle Naylor. Funeral services where held Friday, October 3, at the Fox Funeral Home in Stanford with Bro. Gordon Tilley officiating. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

     Dec. 14, 1997 – Sunday

GARRISON, June M.
WAYNESBURG - Services for June Mary Garrison, 71, of Homer Garrison Road, Waynesburg, will be at 2 p.m. today at Double Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Monty Carney officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ted, Laddy, Jeremy and Everett Garrison, Byron Crawford and Kevin Sheron.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan and Andrew Woodall, Daniel and Matthew Garrison, and Justin Ellis.
Visitation is after 12:30 p.m. today at the church.
She died Friday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center's Markey Cancer Center, Lexington.
Born Feb. 7, 1926, she was a native of Detroit, Mich., and the daughter of the late Alexander and Frieda Haddad Canaan. She was a former employee of Cowden Manufacturing, a homemaker, and member of Double Springs Baptist Church. She was the widow of Homer Garrison.
Survivors include two sons, David and James Garrison, both of Waynesburg; three daughters, Janice Sims of Apex, N.C., Lori Ellis of Harrodsburg, and Sandy Woodall of Waynesburg; a sister, Isabell Canaan of Detroit; and nine grandchildren.

 

   Aug. 10, 1998 - Monday 

GILLILAND, Charles G.
MORELAND - Charles Gilbert Gilliland, 77, a former businessman, of Stanford, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born March 3, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Victor and Birdie Brown Gilliland. He was owner of Gilliland Florist in Stanford and a graduate of Stanford High School. He was a member of Stanford Baptist Church, Lincoln Lodge 60, and a charter member of Stanford Lions Club. 
Survivors include a son, Charles S. Gilliland of Stanford; a sister, Vera N. Gilliland of Stanford; and a brother, Jason Gilliland of Blairsville, Ga.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stanford Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Boshen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

    Feb. 25, 1997 - Tuesday

GISLER, Bessie D.
STANFORD - Services for Bessie Dunaway Gisler, 90, Crosshill Drive, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 6, 1906, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John and Amyrillis McGuffey Dunaway. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Baptist Church and was formerly a Ladies Senior Adult Sunday School Class teacher for 35 years. She was the widow of Jerdon O. Gisler.
Survivors include two sons, Robert B. Gisler of Moreland and Albert J. Gisler of Nicholasville; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

 

Oct. 9, 1998 - Friday

GOODRICH, Lucille D.
FRANKFORT - Lucille Deatherage Goodrich, 82, of Frankfort, died Thursday at Bradford Square Nursing Home.
Born in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Hubert B. and Fronie B. Root Deatherage. She was a retired employee of National Distillery after 28 years and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was the widow of Joe Goodrich.
Survivors include a daughter, Deloros Karsner of Frankfort; a stepdaughter, Jo Carol Carter of Millville; a sister, Irene Parker of Frankfort; a brother, Hubert Deatherage Jr. of Stanford; a grandchild; two step grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Services will be 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Funeral Home by the Rev. Gerald Roe. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

  

   Dec. 11, 1998 - Friday

 

GORDON, Helen S.
CRAB ORCHARD - Helen Marie Saylor Gordon, 63, of Walnut Street, died Thursday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington.
Born March 2, 1935, in Crab Orchard, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Pearlie Saylor. She was a licensed practical nurse having worked at Golden Living and Charleston Health care centers. She attended Crab Orchard Baptist Church.
Survivors include her companion, Charles Harmon of Stanford; a son, Dwight ``Apple'' Gordon of Danville; a daughter, Cheryl Jones of Somerset; a sister, Hazel Hopkins of Crab Orchard; and five grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Young. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

 

   Jan. 8, 1999- Monday

HALL, Nancy E.
STANFORD - Nancy Helen Elliott Hall, 82, of Logan Avenue, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 27, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late W.G. and Lucy Ann Taylor Elliott. She was a homemaker, a member of Stanford Christian Church and the widow of Noble K. Hall.
Survivors include a sister, Esca Good of Stanford; and a brother, George Elliott of Liberty.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Steven Smith.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

     May 19, 1998 - Tuesday

 

HAZLETT, Edna
STANFORD - Services for Edna Hazlett, 72, of Cotton Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Virgil Horseman and Andy Baker. Burial will
be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Sunday at the home of her daughter in Danville.
Born Dec. 19, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Annie M. Vest Hazlett. She was a retired 43-year employee of Palm Beach
Co., and a member of Stanford Church of Christ. She was the widow of Robert E. Hazlett.
Survivors include two sons, John E. Hazlett of Nashville, Tenn., and William D. Hazlett of Lancaster; a daughter, Ann Allen of Danville; a brother, William E. Hazlett
of Stanford; a sister, Annie Steele Francis of Wichita, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Garry Allen Jr., John D. Hazlett, Christopher Summons, Dennis Weiskircher, Jack Galloway and Garry Allen Sr.

 

Jan. 31, 1999 - Sunday

HAZLETT, Joseph R. Jr.
STANFORD - Joseph R. Hazlett Jr., 73, of Est Chester Ohio, died Jan. 23 at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield, Ohio.
Born Aug. 3, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Georgia Ann Phillips and Joseph R. Hazlett Sr. He was retired from Formica Co. of Cincinnati. He was a member of Emery Lodge #218 F&AM and VFW Post 5749. He was a Marine veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Almeda Duncan Hazlett; four sons, Kihm Hazlett of San Diego, Calif., Rex Hazlett of Mason, Ohio, Scott Hazlett of Reading, Ohio and Mark Hazlett of West Chester; three sisters, Florence Mason, Nellie VonGruenigen and Alyce Houp, all of Stanford; and three brothers, Johnny Lee Hazlett of Loveland, Ohio, and Harry and Jack Hazlett, both of Stanford.
Services were held Tuesday at Hodapp Funeral Home, West Chester, by the Rev. Jim Prewitt. Burial was in Union Township Cemetery, West Chester.

 

    Dec. 10, 1996 - Tuesday

HELM, Annie
MIDDLEBURG - Annie Helm, 82, of Middleburg, died Monday at Casey County Hospital.
Born July 16, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late James K. and Florence Owsley Helm. She was a homemaker and a member of Green River Christian Church.
Survivors include a brother, Harvey Helm of Liberty; and a sister, Susan Fields of Simpsonville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Russell Shaffer. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery, Danville.

 

   Jan. 12, 1999- Friday 

HENDRICKSON, Mary H.
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Mary Elizabeth Hasty Hendrickson, 84, of Sunrise Nursing Home, Lexington, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery. She was the widow of Elisha Hendrickson.
She died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born Oct. 28, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Delia Southern Hasty. She was a homemaker and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia F. Atkins of Lawrenceburg; a half brother, Virgil Hasty; and two granddaughters.

 

   Aug. 17, 1997 - Sunday

HENDRIX, Geraldine
CRAB ORCHARD - Geraldine Hendrix, 50, of Hwy. 39 North, died Wednesday at her home.
Born Feb. 13, 1947, in Pine Mountain, she was the daughter of Farmer and Edna Lewis Hendrix of Crab Orchard. She was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include two sisters, Julie Lewis of Yeaddis and Theresa Toler of Crab Orchard; and one brother, Glen Hendrix of Yeaddis.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Watts Chapel Baptist Church by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to noon today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and 1 p.m. until time of the service at the church.

 

       Oct. 4,  1998 - Sunday

HENSLEY, Lizzie G.  
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Lizzie Griffin Rogers Hensley, 93, of Ky. 39 South, Crab Orchard, will be at 2 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Danny McKibben. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Wayne, Marty and Jay Smith, Jerry Gwyn, Billy Griffin and Frank Brown.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 

      Jan. 11, 1999 - Monday

HERRING, Walter B.
HARRODSBURG - Walter B. Herring, 71, of Maple Hill Road died Sunday at his home.
Born June 11, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Bright and Allie Helm Herring. He was a carpenter, a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church and a Kentucky Colonel. He also was a World War II Army veteran. 
Survivors include his wife, Mabel E. Herring; four sons, Paul A. and Jeffery B. Herring, both of Harrodsburg, Donald Herring of Lexington and Richard Herring of Lancaster; a daughter, Janet Brown of Harrodsburg; a brother, Roy Herring of Ohio; and three grandchildren.
A private service will be held by the Rev. Barry Jeffries with burial in Burgin Memorial Gardens. 
Ransdell Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

   Jan. 18, 1999 - Monday

 

HODGE, Kathy
WAYNESBURG - Kathy Hodge, 38, of Hustonville, died Saturday of natural causes at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington. 
Born Feb. 9, 1960, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Herschel Reynolds and Connie Sweet Reynolds, both of Hustonville. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon R. Hodge; three sons, Brad, Benny and Benson Hodge, all at home; three brothers, Junior Coleman of Hustonville, Roger Pullum of Stanford and Wayne Pullum of Hustonville; three sisters, Brenda Hodge of Hustonville, Melissa Pullum of McKinney and Sheila Delk of Hustonville; and a grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Miracle Temple Church. Burial will be in Jacobs Hill Cemetery.

 

    Apr. 16, 1999 - Friday

HOLTZCLAW, J.B.  
STANFORD - Services for J.B. Holtzclaw, 83, of Hubble Road, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Jeff Coleman. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at his home.
Born April 16, 1915, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late William O. and Maude McAlister. He was a retired cattle farmer and a 1934 graduate of Lancaster High School. He was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church, a past president of Lincoln County Farm Bureau, past president of Lincoln County Cattlemen Association, a founder of the Kentucky Beef Cattle Association and a charter member of Lincoln County Fair Board.
Survivors include his wife, Johnetta Sanders Holtzclaw; a son, William S. Holtzclaw of Stanford; a stepmother, Ella Mae Holtzclaw of Stanford; two sisters, Willene Peak of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Virginia Cruse of Somerset; and a grandson.

 

       June 20, 1996 - Thursday

HOLTZCLAW, Linda C.
LANCASTER - Services for Linda Faye Coffey Holtzclaw, 42, of 206 Hamilton Ave., were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Fellowship Cemetery. She died at University Hospital in Louisville. Authorities are investigating the cause of death. Born May 3, 1954, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of Carlos and Cora Alice Sneed Coffey of Lancaster. She was a homemaker and belonged to Lancaster Church of the Nazarene. Survivors also include a son, Jameson Holtzclaw of Lancaster, and two brothers, Eddie Coffey of Lancaster and David Coffey of Fort Wright.

        March 16, 1999 – Tuesday

ISRAEL, Lillian L.  
Lillian Lanigan Israel, 81, of South Fourth Street, died Monday in Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.
Born April 18, 1917, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Josiah and Ruth Ellison Singleton. She was a retired seamstress for Palm Beach Co., a member of Parlor Grove Baptist Church, Waynesburg, and the widow of Owen Lanigan.
Survivors include her husband, Clyde Israel; three sons, Jack Lanigan of Somerset, Kenneth Lanigan of Danville and Roy Lanigan of Hustonville; two daughters, Betty Young of Waynesburg and Jearlena Darland of Stanford; a stepson, David Israel of Dayton; two stepdaughters, Mary Owens and Carolyn Pickel, both of Dayton; 12 grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Parlor Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

   May 2, 1999 – Sunday

JAMES, Goodknight
MORELAND - Goodknight James, 95, of Danville died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 8, 1904, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Abille and Maude Woods James. He was a retired farmer and had worked for L&N Railroad on the section gang.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Doss James.
Survivors include two sisters, Lavinnia Brown and Mae Quigley, both of Miamisburg, Ohio.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

      Aug. 2003

JENKINS, EARL FOSTER

Earl Foster “Billy Gum” Jenkins, 85, of 105 Baughman Avenue, Danville, died Sunday morning, Aug. 17, 2003 at his home.    A native of Lincoln County, he was born May 30, 1918 and was the son of the late Arthur Thomas Jenkins and Myrtle Wall Jenkins. His daughter, Debbie Jenkins Cook, is a reporter for The Harrodsburg Herald.    He was a retired employee of Corning Glass Works in Danville and owner of the former Cold Springs Inn restaurant and gift shop at Hall’s Gap.     He is survived by his wife, Ines Owens Jenkins of Danville; two daughters, Barbara Jenkins Randolph of Moreland, and Debbie Jenkins Cook of Danville; two sisters, Frances Anderson and Aletha Newton, both of Danville; five grandchildren including Kim Randolph Funkhouser of Danville, Dr. Michael Shane Randolph of Moreland, Jennifer Randolph Smith of Mt. Salem, and Kristi Jo and David Cook, both of Danville, and five great-grandchildren, Joshua Sallee and Holly Funkhouser of Danville, Jonathon and Jacob Randolph of Moreland and Tucker Keith Smith of Mt. Salem. Jenkins was preceded in death by a sister, Lula Sexton, and two brothers, Ervin and Roy “Jack” Jenkins Funeral services were held at 2 p.m Wednesday at the Fox Funeral Home in Stanford, with the Revs. Ernest Martin and Rev. Doug Wesley officiating. Burial was in the Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery at Hall’s Gap.

 

 

      Oct. 4, 1998 – Sunday

JOHNSON, Howard C.
Services for Howard C. Johnson, 88, of Shadeland Drive, were held Saturday at St. James AME Church by the Rev. Herman Bradshaw. Burial was in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center after an illness.
Born Feb. 19, 1910, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Henry and Sally Phillips Johnson. He was a farmer and a member of Allen Chapel AME Church.
Survivors include his wife, Emma Johnson. He was the guardian of Andrea Beasley Waters of Cincinnati, Ohio, William D. and Charles E. Beasley, both of Danville, and Charles H. Beasley of San Diego, Calif. Other survivors include three brothers, Roosevelt Johnson, Charles Johnson and Clarence Johnson, all of Danville.

 

 

     Dec 15, 1996 – Sunday

JONES, Faye 
CRAB ORCHARD - The funeral of Faye Marie Mann Jones, 71, of 4740 Hwy. 1778, Hustonville, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Floyd Switch House of Prayer by the Rev. Victor Gastineau. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
Pallbearers will be Kelly Hodge, Tim Ryan, Sam Scharbrough Sr., Sam Scharbrough Jr., Donald Raider and Kevin Wall.
She died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.
Born May 14, 1925, in Shepperdsville, she was a daughter of the late William and Mattie R. Lanham Mann. She was a member of the Floyd Switch House of Prayer. She was the widow of Lonnie L. Jones.

   March 26, 1998 - Thursday

JONES, Thelma P.
STANFORD - Services for Thelma Patrick Jones, 88, of Mill Street, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born May 26, 1909, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Calvin and Anna Roberts Patrick. She was a homemaker, a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star 486, and Lincoln County Senior Citizens Group. She was the widow of Quintes Lee Jones.
Survivors include two brothers, Cecil Patrick of Stanford and Lloyd Patrick of Cincinnati, Ohio.

   Jan. 28, 1999 – Thursday

KELSOR, Dorris J.
Services for Dorris J. Kelsor, 66, of Hubble Road, Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Stanford, by the Rev. Floyd Raglin. Burial will be in Barrows Cemetery, Hubble Road.
She died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital.
Born Sept. 3, 1932, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Janie Hayden and was reared by William and Cora Adams. She was a retired Lincoln County teacher, having taught for 32 years. She was the widow of Earl W. Kelsor.
Survivors include a daughter, Yolonda K. Strauss of Nicholasville; a son; Earl W. Kelsor II of Stanford, a sister, Emma L. Neal of Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Dr. William Adams of University City, Mo.; and four grandchildren. (Some information was incorrect in Wednesday's paper.)

   Oct. 23, 1998 – Friday

 

KIRKPATRICK, Ethel K.
STANFORD - Ethel King Kirkpatrick, 89, of Kettering, Ohio, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Thursday at her home.
Born Jan. 25, 1909, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William and Maggie Shearer King. She was a homemaker and a member of Harrodsburg Congregation of Jehovah Witness. She was the widow of Lee Kirkpatrick.
Survivors include three sons, Mike Kirkpatrick of Danville and Connie and Theodore Kirkpatrick, both of Harrodsburg; seven daughters, Dora Holt, Marie Luster and Mayme O'Brian, all of Harrodsburg, Ida Peavler of Kettering, Ohio, JoAnn Price of Goldsboro, N.C., Sally Wilhoite of Lawrenceburg and Eunice Deaton of Harlan; 50 grandchildren; several great-and great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by Marshall  Gregs. 

 

      Feb 21, 1997 - Friday

LAY, Gracie M.
LANCASTER-Services for Gracie Mae Lay, 74, Turner Avenue, were 11 a.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Sarver. Burial was in Lancaster Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers.
She died Thursday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born July 24, 1922, in Bullitt County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Cleda Kidd Foley. She was a homemaker, a member of Lawsons Chapel United Methodist Church, and the widow of Howard Lay.
She was preceded in death by a son, Dallas Lay, and two daughters, Joyce Wrenn and Cleda Radar.
Survivors include three sons, Ray Lay, Vernon Lay and Sheryl Lay, all of Lancaster; four daughters, Gaile Cole, Danville, Margie Thomasson, Lancaster, Jewell Braley, Crab Orchard, and Wanda Fish, Paint Lick; 24 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

    Dec. 8, 1998 – Tuesday

LEAR, Snobie H.
CRAB ORCHARD - Snobie Hopkins Lear, 85, of Fall Lick Road, died Monday at Pattie A. Clay Hospital.
Born Dec. 19, 1912, in Crab Orchard, she was a daughter of the late Ewell and Ellen Hopkins. She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church and was a former employee of Blue Grass Ordinance, Richmond. She was the widow of Tom Lear.
Survivors include two sons, Albert and Billy Lear, both of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Johnny and Elby Hopkins, both of Crab Orchard; three sisters, Blanche Saylor of Crab Orchard, Eunice Causey of Lancaster and Dellie Frith of Mount Sterling; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Revs. Billy Joe Cameron and Ron Harp. Burial will be in Hopkins Cemetery.

   Feb. 23, 1999 – Tuesday

LUCAS,  Estil V.
LIBERTY - Estil V. Lucas, 90, of Liberty, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Lucas' hobby was composing poems. He has written a book, ``Poems of the Hills'' which has been published twice. The poems are about his experiences in life.
Born March 13, 1908, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late William A. and Alice R. Walls Lucas. He was a carpenter and general contractor, a World War II veteran, and a deacon and elder of the First Christian Church. He was the widower of Hazel Wesley Lucas.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Lucas of Hustonville; and a daughter, Clara R. Wiser of Mooresville, Ind.; two sisters, Maude Coleman of Danville and Myrtle Lucas of Louisville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Homer Hecht. Burial will be in Middleburg Cemetery.

     Dec. 14, 1998 – Monday

LUSTER, George M.
STANFORD - George M. Luster, 65, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Saturday in Beech Grove, Ind.
Born Sept. 30, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Coleman D. and Florin Smith Luster. He was a retired truck driver with General Motors, a member of New Salem Baptist Church and an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Indianapolis Masonic Lodge 669, Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine.
Survivors include his wife, Carlene Terrell Luster; a son, George M. Luster Jr. of Fort Wayne, Ind.; five daughters, Marsha K. Luster of Greencastle, Ind., Bonita J. Rickman, Bridget R. Baker, Crystal J. Hoover and Amy M. Luster, all of Indianapolis; five sisters, Martha Brown of Ottenheim, Faustine Montgomery of Greenwood, Ind., Sharon Jones of Beech Grove, Juanita Marr of Indianapolis, and Phyllis Frederick of Franklin, Ind.; two brothers, Teddy and Frank Luster, both of Indianapolis; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at New Salem Baptist Church by the Rev. G.W. Smith. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.

       March 23, 1998 - Monday

MANUEL, Edith D.  
CRAB ORCHARD - Edith Faye Denny Manuel, 64, of Pine Grove Road, died Sunday at home.
Born May 28, 1933, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Delia Rector Denny. She attended Paint Lick Pentecostal Church and Redemption Road Church. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Woodrow Manuel; seven daughters, Diana Akers, Debra Stickler and Carrollee Baker, all of Somerset, Patricia Napier, Sherri Napier and Georgia Shoemaker, all of Crab Orchard, and Sandra Davis of Berea; four sons, Jay, John and Donald Manuel, all of Stanford, and David Manuel of Lexington; eight sisters, Betty Harris of Waynesburg, Eva Jennings, Virginia Reynolds and Evelyn Broughton, all of Crab Orchard, Ruby Harness of Danville, Willie Mae Caudill and Julie Chamberlain, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; six brothers, Jasper Denny of Stanford, Loles, Charles and Joe Denny, all of Crab Orchard, Brad Denny of West Chester, Ohio, and Ray Denny of Frankfort; 25 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children, Woody and Mary K. Manuel.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Gary Yocum and John Manuel. Burial will be in Manuel Cemetery.

 

    Oct. 26, 1997 - Sunday

MASON, Tommy L. Sr.
STANFORD - Tommy L. Mason Sr., 62, of Neals Creek Road, died Friday at home.
Born May 29, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Jesse and Ida Keeling Mason. He was a retired shipping and receiving employee at Matsushita in Danville, and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Florence Hazlett Mason; a son, Tommy Lee Mason Jr. of Stanford; a brother, Jack Harrison Mason of Morrow, Ohio; two sisters, Dean Mason Brockman of Fairfield, Ohio, and Norine Mason Harper of Lake Wales, Fla.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by Gary King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

   Oct 26, 1997 – Sunday

MATHENY, Earl H.
STANFORD - Graveside services for Earl Harris Matheny, 51, of East Main Street, are 2 p.m. today at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Jo M. Riley.
He died Thursday at home.
Born July 5, 1946, in Fayette County, he was a son of Samuel Ferdinand and Elsie Coleman Matheny. He was a farmer and personal investor, and a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Stanford High School and Campbellsville College.
Additional survivors include a brother, Dr. Samuel Coleman Matheny of Lexington; two sisters, Rebecca Riley of Lexington and Mary Frances Gray of Hendersonville, Tenn.

    Apr. 14, 1999 - Wednesday

McCAMMON, Gladys M.  
MORELAND - Services for Gladys M. McCammon, 93, of McKinney, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born Oct. 26, 1905 in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William F. and Melinda F. Walls Walls. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal Church, Geneva. She was the widow of Raymond F. McCammon.
Survivors include two sons, Richard McCammon of McKinney and Frank McCammon of Cincinnati; a daughter, Elizabeth F. Hamilton of Cincinnati; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pina M. Patterson.

   Jan. 11, 1999 – Monday

McWHORTER, Jettie T.
NICHOLASVILLE - Jettie T. ``Jack'' McWhorter, 87, of High Street, Wilmore, died Sunday at his home after an illness.
Born March 22, 1911, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Floyd and Daisy Lyons McWhorter. He was a retired Southern Railroad employee and a former employee of Asbury Seminary. He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church and attended Wilmore Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette West Gayhart McWhorter; three sons, Earl Dean, Ronald and Jack McWhorter, all of Lincoln County, three daughters, Barbara Walls of Stanford, Bonnie Ray of Lancaster and Donna M. VonLinger of Moreland; a brother, Dallas McWhorter of Danville; a stepson, Cecil Gayhart of Corbin; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Lee McWhorter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hager and Cundiff Funeral Home by the Rev. Craig A. Ryan, and 3 p.m. Tuesday at New Salem Baptist Church, Lincoln County. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

     May 27, 1997 -  Tuesday

MIDDLETON, William R.  
William Roy Middleton, 68, of Danville, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born April 30, 1929, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Archie Roy and Myrtie Helen Gilliam. He was a retired guard with American Greeting Company and attended Bowen United Methodist Church. He also was a parts department employee at Mattingly-Rapier Chevrolet.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Fields Middleton; a son, Bo Middleton of Danville; two daughters, Barbara Carmickle and Brenda Chester, both of Hustonville; three sisters, Mary Young, Eva Goode and Shirley Bowman, all of Lexington; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Lester. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

    March 5, 1999 – Friday

MILLS, Clifford M.
LIBERTY - Clifford M. Mills, 77, of Louisville, formerly of Liberty, died Wednesday at Suburban Hospital Louisville.
Born April 8, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late John and Bessie Norman Mills. He was a retired employee of General Electric, an Army veteran, and a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Maxwell Mills; a son, Carl Mills of Louisville, two daughters, Louise Johnson of Shepherdsville and Brenda Bodemann of Louisville; four brothers, Clarence and David Mills, both of Cincinnati, Ernest Mills of Liberty and Orville Mills of Fulton, Ohio; five sisters, Betha Cleary, Lena Wyatt and Edith Garrett, all of Dunnville, Nettie Howard of Tampa, Fla., and Priscilla Brown of Liberty; and four grandchildren.   Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.

   Oct. 28, 1997 – Tuesday

MORRIS, Harold L.
STANFORD - Services for Harold Lee Morris, 67, of Logan Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Bastin. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born Sept. 27, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Hugh and Flora Jones Morris. He was a member of First Church of God.
Survivors include a brother, Wendell Morris of Danville.

    March 18, 1998 – Wednesday

MULLINS, Dwight
WAYNESBURG - Dwight Mullins, 48, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, of natural causes.
Born Feb. 5. 1950, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Roby H. and Charlene May Mullins. He was a 10-year employee of American Greeting Co., and served 20 years with the Army National Guard, achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He was a member of Double Springs Baptist Church and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Sue Cress Mullins; a son, Dwight J.``D.J.'' Mullins, at home; two daughters, Karen L. Carrier of Waynesburg, and Kelly Mullins, at home; two brothers, Michael Mullins of Waynesburg and Randall Mullins of Eubank; and a grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Revs. Mike Mullins and Monty Carney. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 and Kentucky National Guard Co. A 103 FSB, Danville.
Pallbearers will be Ricky, Marty, Kenny, Patrick, Jeremy and Keith Mullins

     Aug. 7, 1998 – Friday
NORRIS, William J.
STANFORD - William J. Norris, 70, of Hustonville, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 19, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Jake and Addie Gover Norris. He was a farmer and former Lincoln County sheriff.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Norris of Lexington; two daughters, Ann Rader of Dayton, Tenn., and Nita Adams of Lexington; two sisters, Jean Lawless and Anna Hovious, both of Hustonville; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Albert Gisler. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

      Aug. 8, 1996 – Thursday

OAKES, Grace W.  
STANFORD - Grace Wells Oakes, 86, of Church Street, Stanford, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born Sept. 9, 1909, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of Frank and Nellie Ricketts Wells. She was a homemaker, a member of Stanford Christian Church and Order of Eastern Star. She was the widow of Frank Oakes. Survivors include two nieces, Marie Downey of Junction City and Helen Wearren of Lancaster; a nephew, Thomas Downey of Moreland. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lancaster Cemetery the Rev. Jim Linn. Visitation is 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home.

      May 13, 1996 – Monday

ORCUTT, Hurston
STANFORD Hurston Orcutt, 63, of 210 Baughman Ave., Danville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. 
Born April 22, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Etta Belle Heath and Thomas Jefferson Orcutt. He was a former owner and operator of Waynesburg Rest Home and H&L Restaurant in Danville. He was a member of Olive Baptist Church, an Army veteran of the Korean War, a Kentucky Colonel and a founding member of Waynesburg Rescue Squad.
Survivors include his wife, Callie Lucille Cook Orcutt; three sons, Hurston Quinn Orcutt and Terry Orcutt, both of Danville, and Urban Ray Orcutt of Junction City; a daughter, Leura Ann Buck of Harrodsburg; a brother, Charles Edmund Orcutt of New Castle, Ind.; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home By the Rev. Buddy Turpin. Burial, with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion, will be in Olive Cemetery.

     

 

 Oct. 20, 1998 – Tuesday

PADGETT,  Chester A.
STANFORD - Chester A. Padgett, 91, of Waynesburg, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 5, 1907, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ed F. and Nettie Padgett Padgett. He was a retired construction foreman, a member of Fairview Baptist Church where he was a deacon and former Sunday School superintendent, and Waynesburg Masonic Lodge 328. He was the widower of Edith L. Padgett.
Survivors include two sons, David and Donald Padgett, both of Waynesburg; two daughters, Agnes Wall of Waynesburg and Carolyn Padgett of Somerset; a sister, Freeda Dever of Waynesburg; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Point Baptist Church by the Rev. Bill Rhodus. Burial will be in Pleasant Point Cemetery, Kings Mountain.

    Dec. 1, 1997 – Monday

PADGETT, James C.
MORELAND - James C. Padgett, 65, of Eubank, died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center, Somerset.
Born March 13, 1932, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Rheubin and Elda Jacobs Padgett. He was a retired brick mason, a member of Olive Baptist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Brick Layers Union 118 of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a Mason and Shriner, and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Neal Padgett; two daughters, Marlene Harrington and Khristinia Watts, both of Cincinnati; two brothers, Roy Padgett of Waynesburg and Tom Padgett of Frankfort; two sisters, Carrie Parsons and Alma J. Eubank, both of Cincinnati; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rest Haven Memorial Garden Cincinnati by the Rev. Doug Westfall.

     June 21, 1996 - Friday

PADGETT, Leo L.
WAYNESBURG - Leo L. Padgett, 90, of Stanford House nursing home died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born March 29, 1906, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late Curtis and Lela Padget Padgett. He was a draftsman and the widower of Lena Ellison Padgett. He belonged to Pleasant Point Baptist Church and Waynesburg Masonic Lodge No. 328 F&AM. Survivors include two brothers, Peter Padgett of Auburndale, Fla., and Earl Padgett of Cincinnati; and one sister, Lena Mae Oaks of Cincinnati. The funeral will be held at noon Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Rhodus. A Masonic service will be held at the same time. Burial will be in Pleasant Point Cemetery.

   Jan. 19, 1998 – Monday

PADGETT, Pete  
SCIENCE HILL - Pete Padgett, 90, of Waynesburg, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 18, 1907, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late James L. and Mahalia Oaks Padgett. He was a retired carpenter, music teacher and farmer. He was a member of Olive Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby M. Greer Padgett; four sons, Gary C. Padgett of Camby, Ind., Larry L. Padgett of Mooresville, Ind., Kerry P. Padgett of Danville and Julian L. Padgett of Waynesburg; three daughters, Sylvia M. Bradshaw of Mooresville, Janice R. Barnes of Lancaster and Naomi F. Cooper of Albany, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Stephanie Padgett.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Olive Baptist Church, Waynesburg, by the Rev. Monty Carney.

   Oct. 2003

PANKEY, SALLY

Sally Pankey, 61, Lakeview Point, Lancaster, died Thursday October 2, 2003 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born October 21, 1941 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Ella Mae Simpson Harris. She was a graduate of the Durham School of Beauty in Danville and served as a beautician for 43 years.  She was a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church. She loved to bowl, had participated in numerous national bowling tournaments and had served as secretary of the Tuesday Morning Coffee League. Survivors include: Her husband, Alford Kyle Pankey, Lancaster; one son: Travis Kyle (Jamie) Pankey, Lancaster; three sisters: Eva Martin and Rosetta Cochran both of Stanford, and Julie Lowis of Taylorsville, IL; six brothers: John Harris, Eddie Harris and Alvin Harris all of Taylorsville, IL, Kirby Harris of Stringtown, IL, Jimmy Harris of Assumption, IL and Ralph Harris of Stanford; and one grandson. She was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 5, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Weldon and Bro. Larry Harris officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews.

 

    May 13, 1996 – Monday

 PECK, Matilda A.
STANFORD Matilda Alford Peck, 83, of Stanford House Nursing Home died there Sunday.
Born Oct. 13, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Nannie Estes Alford. She was a homemaker and a member of New Salem Baptist Church. She was the widow of James Harvey Peck.
Survivors include two sisters, Mildred Gooch of McKinney, Ind., and Mary Sims of Indiana.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gernie York. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 

 

Nov. 23, 1998 – Monday

PIKE, George A.
WAYNESBURG - George A Pike, 68, of Cemetery Road, died Saturday at his home.
Born March 9, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late George W. and Hattie Brimmer Pike. He was a retired farmer and attended Miracle Temple Church.
Survivors include a son, Robert A. ``Bobby'' Pike of Waynesburg; a daughter, Melissa A. Pike of Waynesburg; three brothers, Ed Pike of Columbus, Ind., John Pike of Louisville, and Joe Pike of Waynesburg.
Services were scheduled this morning at Miracle Temple Church by Vernon Smith. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

    Sept. 22, 1996 - Sunday

PRIVETTE, Mamie B.
MORELAND - Mamie Brown Privette, 73, of Hustonville died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.
Born June 21, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Willis and Dora Naylor Brown. She was a homemaker, a member of Green River Pentecostal Church, and the widow of Emerson Burl Privette.
Survivors include three daughters, Ruby Maye Maples of Lancaster, Bernice Privette of Hustonville and Brenda Sue Pittman of Middleburg; two sisters, Emma King of Hustonville and Katherine Owens of Stanford; four brothers, Wesley Brown and Vernon Brown, both of Hustonville, and Ernest Brown and J.T. Brown, both of Ottenheim; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Revs. Rick Naylor and Gary Yocum.

 

      May 20, 1998 – Wednesday

PREWITT, Dorothy N.
STANFORD - Services for Dorothy Naylor Prewitt, 61, of Court Street, Lawrenceburg, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike
Hamrick. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington.
Born Oct. 5, 1936, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Plummer Naylor. She was a former K-Mart food service employee and a
member of Sand Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Bobby Prewitt of Springfield and William Prewitt of Lexington; six brothers, John L. Naylor Jr. of Burgin, Kenneth Naylor of Eubank,
Jim Naylor of New Port Richey, Fla., Larry Naylor of Gainesville, Fla., Willie Naylor of Crab Orchard and Tommy Naylor of Lancaster; two sisters, Margaret
Zipperer of New Port Richey and Shirley Elliott of Burnside; and two grandchildren.

 

       Aug. 7, 1996 – Wednesday

POTTS, Willie M.  
LOVELAND, Ohio - Willie Marie Dunaway Potts, 75, of Milford, Ohio, died there July 28. Born Sept. 19, 1920, in Stanford, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Allene Marie Boone Dunaway. She was an inspector with RCA Manufacturing and the widow of Luther Potts. Survivors include four daughters, Norma Richardson and Linda Ward, both of Cincinnati, Ohio, Betty Huddleston of Chicago and Charity Vasquez of Texas; a son, Forrest Potts of Cincinnati; a brother, Russell Dunaway of Stanford; three sisters, Lillie Gooch of Stanford, and Margaret Grider and Doris Bottom, both of Danville; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services were held July 31 at Branch Hill Baptist Church, Branch Hill, Ohio. Burial was in Graceland Memorial Gardens. Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

      Dec. 28, 1998 – Monday

RAY, Audrey D.
STANFORD - Services for Audrey D. Ray, 69, of Logans Trace, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Moriah Christian Church by Rob Cox and John Lowry. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.
She died Friday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington.
Born May 15, 1929, she was the daughter  of the late Delmar and Victoria Miracle Young. She was a former licensed practical nurse and belonged to Mount Moriah Christian Church.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Ray of Stanford and Barry Ray of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; two daughters, Connie Ray of Crab Orchard and Peggy Minshall of Tracy City, Tenn.; two brothers, Don and Roy Young, both of Stanford; two sisters, Gladys Young of Stanford and Winona Herrington of Crab Orchard; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be members of Lincoln County Fire Department Stations 6 and 8. Honorary pallbearers are nephews.

 

 

 

    Oct. 4, 1998 – Sunday

REED, Celia B.
STANFORD - Services for Celia Effie Bussell Reed, 90, formerly of Lancaster Street, Stanford, will be at 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Morris Trayner and Tim Boschen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Wallace Dew, Scott and Mark Reed, Tom Jones, Carl Carter and Gary Brummett.
Memorials may go to Stanford Baptist Church Christian Life Center.
She died Thursday at Pine Meadows Health Care, Lexington. Born May 16, 1908, she was a native of Mount Vernon and the daughter of the late James and Rebecca Bussell.
She retired after 38 years with Palm Beach Manufacturing in Danville and was an active member of the AFL-CIO Garment Workers Union. She was a member of Stanford Baptist Church and a Sunday school teacher for 35-40 years. She operated an ice cream shop on Main Street in Stanford in the 1930s.
Survivors include her husband, Holton Lewis Reed of Lexington; two sons, Marvin L. Reed of Lexington and Wallace D. Reed of Athens, Ga.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

 

      Jan. 28, 1999 – Thursday

REYNOLDS, Sylvia T.
CRAB ORCHARD - Sylvia J. Thompson Reynolds, 88, of Stanford, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. 
Born Aug. 29, 1910, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William and Ida Brown Thompson. She was a homemaker and the widow of Brad Reynolds.
Survivors include two daughters, Mona R. Spurlin and Donna R. Portwood, both of Stanford; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Revs. Cecil Roundtree and Paul Bastin. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

 

      Jan. 8, 1999 – Friday

ROBINSON, Silvin  Jr.
CRAB ORCHARD - Silvin Robinson Jr., 53, of Richmond, Ind., formerly of Lincoln County, died Thursday in Dayton, Ohio.
Born May 16, 1945, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Silvin and Ruth VanWinkle Robinson of Richmond, Ind. He was a member of Revina Park Baptist Church, and an Army veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He also was a furniture and cabinet builder.
Survivors include a sister, Brenda Robinson of Centerville, Ind.; and three aunts, Marcella VanWinkle of Stanford; Mary Gordon and Tressie Proffitt, both of Salem, Ind.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Tom Crawford. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

       Feb. 4, 1999 – Thursday

ROMERO, Zola D.  
CRAB ORCHARD - Zola Davidson Romero, 62, of Broughtontown, died Wednesday at her home after a long illness.
Born Dec. 19, 1936, in Hazard, she was a daughter of the late Dan and Stella Hoskins Davidson. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Tony Romero of Waynesburg; two daughters, Debra Salvador of Spencer, Okla., and Theresa Middleton of Broughtontown; three sisters, Pauline Crawford of Crothersville, Ind., Marie Eng and Thelma Yandric, both of Las Vegas, Nev.; three brothers, Alfred Davidson of Campbellsville, Rex Davidson of Arcadia, Ill, and Harrison Davidson of Silver Springs, Md.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Parlor Grove Baptist Church, Waynesburg, by Mike Mullins. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

      March 18, 1999 – Thursday

SALYERS, Fay S.
WAYNESBURG - Services for Fay Singleton Salyers, 78, of Laurel, Md., formerly of Waynesburg, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Double Springs Cemetery.
She died Tuesday in Laurel.
Born Nov. 11, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Minta Reynolds Singleton. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church. She was the widow of Glynn Salyers.
Survivors include a son, Richard L. Salyers of Spokane, Wash.; a daughter, Glynda K. Berry of Laurel, Md.; a brother, Harold Singleton of Waynesburg; a sister, Virginia Emerson of Portersville, Calif.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

 

       Jan. 29, 1999 – Friday

SAUFLEY, Jessamine C.
STANFORD - Jessamine Church Saufley, 94, of Danville Avenue, died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born April 29, 1904, in Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Zack and Hallie Hockensmith Church. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Christian Church. She was the widow of Rowan Saufley III.
Survivors include three sons, H.R. Saufley III and George E. Saufley II, both of Stanford, and Zack C. Saufley of Frankfort; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Steven Smith and William Arvin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

      Jan. 28, 1999 – Thursday

SCHLAPPI, Paul S.
OTTENHEIM - Services for Paul A. Shapel Schlappi, 75, of Santa Rosa, Calif., formerly of Ottenheim, will be noon Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Ottenheim Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
He died Jan 19. in Santa Rosa.
Born May 13, 1923, in Ottenheim, he was a son of the late Fred and Emma Hoehn Schlappi. He was an Army veteran.
Survivors include a brother, Marshall Schlappi of Ottenheim; and a sister, Barbara Feldman of Lancaster.

 

    May 28, 1997 – Wednesday

SEARS, Ada M.
STANFORD - Services for Ada Marie Sears, 88, Geneva Road, McKinney, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Revs. Rick Naylor and Gary Story. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at home.
Born May 10, 1909, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie Yates Yocum. She was a homemaker and a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. She was the widow of Willie T. Sears.
Survivors include a son, Delmer Yocum of Hubble; four daughters, Lois Baker of Mount Vernon, Alma Adkins of Stanford, Sally Adkins of Waynesburg, and Theresa Heselton of Moreland; two brothers, Floyd Yocum of Stanford and Samuel Yocum of Hustonville; three sisters, Virginia Shearer of Michigan, Mildred Coffman of Junction City, and Margie Harris of Stanford; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Clyde and James Sears; and a daughter, Hazel Ramsey.

 

   Oct. 13, 1998 – Tuesday

SEUFERT, Gladys
WAYNESBURG - Gladys Seufert, 80, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Waynesburg, died Sunday in Cincinnati.
Born Nov. 18, 1917, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ballard Ratliff and Elsie Keesee Ratliff Thompson. She was a homemaker and a member of Newtonsville Baptist Church. 
Survivors include her husband, Joseph C. Seufert; a brother, Darrell Thompson of Williamsburg, Ohio; three sisters, Edna Singer and Madeline Whitney, both of Eubank, and Josephine Johnson of Waynesburg.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Noel Dodson. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

    March 8, 1999 – Monday

SHACKELFORD, Louise A.
Louise Adams Shackelford, 86, formerly of Carrigan Drive, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 13, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late B.C. and Ida Ends Adams. She was the widow of Robert Shackelford Sr. She was retired after being a sales clerk for 42 years at Hub Frankel and was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Followell of Northern Kentucky; two sons, Robert Shackelford of Danville and Kenneth Shackelford of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Mayme Payne of Owenton and Blanch Pollard of Danville; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Rev. Joe Garnett. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

 

      Dec. 4, 1997 – Thursday

SHAW, Christine M.
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Christine Martin Shaw, 84, of Burgin Street, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial is in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
She died Monday at Sowder Nursing Home, Brodhead.
Pallbearers will be Harold Martin, Tom Blankenship, Jimmy Calloway, Jerry Mullins, James Rankin and Bobby Martin. Honorary pallbearers are Henry Blankenship, Delbert Hawkins Sr., Jim Edwards, Raymond Manuel and Tom Butt. 

     Jan. 30, 1998 – Friday

 

SHELTON, Robert L.  
CRAB ORCHARD - Robert Lee Shelton, 67, of Edwards Road died at home Thursday, apparently of a heart attack.
Born July 7, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Larkin and Eva Singleton Shelton. He was a farmer and attended Watts Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Joey Shelton of Danville; one daughter, Eva Elizabeth Baker of Stanford; one sister, Beulah Baldwin of Newport; one brother, Paul Shelton of Crab Orchard; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Saylor Cemetery.

 

Oct. 9, 1998 – Friday

SIMS, Roy D.
LIBERTY - Roy Delmer Sims, 74, of Angel Ridge Road, Hustonville, died Thursday at his home.
Born Sept. 27, 1924, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Walter and Mae Edna Leach Sims. He was a mechanic, a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church, and the widower of Reatha Faye Salyers Sims.
Survivors include six daughters, Karen Ware and Mona Sims, both of Kings Mountain, Glenda McKinney of Owensville, Ind., Regina Morgan and Debra Huber, both of Liberty, and Donna Martin of Hustonville; a son, Larry Sims of Waynesburg; five brothers, Keith Sims of Hamilton, Ohio, Lilburn Sims of Nashville, Ind., Sherman Sims of Whiteland, Ind., Kenneth Sims of Waynesburg and Leonard Sims of Indianapolis, Ind.; four sisters, Jean Gooch of Cincinnati, Ohio, Betty Mearl of Hebron, Izora Ratliff and Gladys Carman, both of Kings Mountain; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. John P. Cummins and James Crawford. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

 

      May 29, 1997 -  Thursday

SINGLETON, Troy B.
WAYNESBURG - Services for Troy B. Singleton, 79, of Kings Mountain, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown.
He died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born June 6, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ada Singleton. He was a retired farmer and a member of Pond Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Tonnie Anderson Singleton; two sons, Roger and Rocky Singleton of Kings Mountain; a daughter, Janet Zane Naegele of Stephensport; a brother, Russell Singleton of California; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

 

        March 7, 1999 - Sunday

SMITH, Joe B.  
CRAB ORCHARD - Joe B. Smith, 78, of Ky. 1247 died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born Jan. 28, 1921, in Livingston, he was a son of the late William and Myrtle Poynter Smith. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of World War II and a member of Ephesus Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Danny Smith of Stanford; three daughters, Joann Black of Dayton, Ohio, Bobbie Rittenger of Danville and Yvonne Thacker of Franklin, Ohio; two sisters, Elizabeth Bullock of South Carolina and Nellie Reynolds of Crab Orchard; four brothers, James ``Watt'' Smith, Floyd ``Buster'' Smith, Arvil Smith and William ``Buddy'' Smith, all of Crab Orchard; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson.Burial with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 of Stanford will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

     Apr. 18, 1999 – Sunday

SMITH, William M. ``Buddy''
CRAB ORCHARD - William M. ``Buddy'' Smith, 60, of Brodhead Road, died Saturday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born March 26, 1939, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late William and Myrtle Poynter Smith. He was a retired dairy farmer, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Joann York Smith; five sons, Marvin Smith of Stanford, Eddie Morgan of Fort Campbell and William Smith, Bobby Smith and Billy Smith, all of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Elizabeth Bullock of South Carolina and Nellie Reynolds of Crab Orchard; three brothers, James ``Watt'' Smith, Floyd ``Buster'' Smith and Arvil Smith, all of Crab Orchard; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Dean Morgan. 
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Michael Bespitae.  Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Monday.

 

       Sept. 15, 1997 – Monday

STAMPER, Edwin P. Sr.
WAYNESBURG - Edwin P. Stamper Sr., of Monticello, died there Saturday.
Born Dec. 11, 1919, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late James F. and America Ann Boggs Stamper. He was a member, deacon, and Sunday School teacher of Monticello First Baptist Church. He was a member of Monticello Camp of Gideons and was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Bastin Stamper; four sons, Jim Stamper of Hendersonville, Tenn., Edwin and Charlie Stamper of Monticello, and Floyd Stamper of Waynesburg; two sisters, Maymie Miracle of Mitchell, Ind., and Mildred McHenry of Stone Mountain, Ga.; two brothers, Bruce Stamper of Kennewick, Wash., and Karl Stamper of Knoxville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. (EST) at First Baptist Church, Monticello, and 5 p.m. Tuesday at Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg, by the Revs. L.C. Meadow and David Webb.

 

     Aug. 9, 1998 - Sunday

STEWART, Rev. Willie  Jr.
Services for the Rev. Willie Stewart Jr., 69, Boneyville Road, Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Boneyville Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Milton Simpson Cemetery in Boneyville.
He died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.
Born Feb. 13, 1929, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Willie and Georgia Stewart. He was an employee of Fort Logan Hospital and a member of Boneyville Baptist Church where he was a past president of Sunday School and the Baptist Training Union (BTU). In addition, he was a past moderator of the South District Association.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Stewart; one daughter, Shirley A. Thomas of Winchester; one son, William Cedric Stewart of Murrieta, Calif. and three sisters, Margaret Stewart Beasley, Emma Stewart Gooch and Mary E. Penman, all of Stanford.

 

      Jan. 30, 1998 – Friday

STUTZ, Donna J.
TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. - Donna J. Stutz, 44, of Trumansburg, died Tuesday at the Hospicare Residence here after a brief illness.
Born Sept, 17, 1953, in Stanford, she was a daughter of Elsie and Henry Lucas of Trumansburg and Mack and Evellene Godbey of Stanford. She resided in Las Vegas, Nev., for several years and had been employed by Target Department Stores.
Additional survivors are a son, Kevin Tillett of Las Vegas; a daughter, Amanda Sue Stutz of Trumansburg; four brothers, David Godbey of Trumansburg, Paul Lucas of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Jack and Tony Godbey, both of Stanford; and four sisters, Diane Sneed of Austin, Texas, Barbara Lyles of Temple, Texas, and Lisa and Tammy Godbey of Stanford.
Private services were held today by the Rev. James Geuder. Burial in Grove Cemetery will be held later.
Funeral arrangements were made by Covert Funeral Home, Trumansburg, N.Y.

   

      Feb. 6, 1998 – Friday

SUDDUTH, Ralph
STANFORD - Services for Ralph Sudduth, 71, of Goshen Road, who died Tuesday, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by John Silvers and Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery.
Born Aug. 10, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late George and Mary E. Wilmot Sudduth. He was a retired farmer and a member of Stanford Christian Church. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Survivor include his wife, Nancy Carol Sudduth; a daughter, Kimberly D. Jones of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a sister, Eunice Carruba of Cumberland; and two granddaughters.

 

     Oct. 13, 1998 – Tuesday

WALKER, Molly  
Services for Molly Walker, 61, of East Broadway, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She was pronounced dead Sunday at her home. She died of natural causes, according to Boyle County Coroner James Ramey.
Born Nov. 18, 1936, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Bessie Green Ernst. She was a homemaker and the widow of Fred Walker. 
Survivors include a son, Fred J. Walker of Perryville; a brother, Billy Joe Ernst of Stanford; four sisters, Frances Ernst and Mary Durham, both of Danville, Margaret Caldwell of Akron, Ohio, and Freida Burger of Louisville.

 

   Aug. 4, 1996 – Sunday

WALL, Beatrice G.
SCIENCE HILL - Beatrice Godbey Wall, 63, of 3280 Hwy. 1781, Waynesburg, died Friday at her residence after an illness. Born April 8, 1933, in Waynesburg, she was the daughter of the late Mitchell F. and Ethel Lucy Britton Godbey. She was a homemaker and belonged to Parlor Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Herman Odell Wall; one son, Michael Odell Wall of Waynesburg; one brother, Jesse F. Godbey of Waynesburg; four sisters, Agnes Kidd, Opal Gronenberg and Flossie Jean Smith, all of Waynesburg, and Maymie H. Cornett of Kings Mountain; one grandchild and one great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by Brother Mike Mullins. Burial will be in Double Springs

 

     Oct. 2003

WATTS, ALMA

Alma Hardin Watts, 74, of Boone St., formerly of McAfee, died Monday, October 6, 2003 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born July 30, 1929 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Eddie Harrison and Lillie May Miller Hardin. She was the widow of Isaac Watts, Sr. She was a member of Mayo Christian Church, a homemaker, a baby sitter, a sitter for the elderly and loved animals. Survivors include: one brother: Reuben Eddie Hardin, Lexington; one sister: Pauline Logue, Mercer County. She was preceded in death by one brother, Clyde Hardin, and three sisters, Florence Wethington, Cordie Anderson and Martha Dean. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, October 10, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Luther Rodgers and Bro. Bobby Logue officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

 

     July 2, 1998 – Thursday

WEAVER, Ray Jean
STANFORD - Services for Ray Jean Bastin McClure Weaver, 71, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. John Carter and Eddie Miller. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born March 5, 1927, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Holly R. and Ethel Robinson Bastin. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 345 Women's Auxiliary. She was the widow of Arthur McClure and Walter H. Weaver.
Survivors include three sons, Kenneth McClure of Stanford, Marion ``Pete'' and Craig McClure, both of College Corner, Ohio; two daughters, Sue Estridge of Liberty, Ind., and Bonnie Chumbley of Glasgow; four brothers, Sam and Truman Bastin, both of Stanford, John Bastin of Birmingham, Ala., and Billy Bastin; four sisters, Dean Anding of Jackson, Miss., Ann Endress of Oxford, Ohio, Bessie Allen and Mary Phillips, both of Stanford; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren

 

     Feb. 4, 1999 – Thursday

WESTERFIELD, Nancy L.
Nancy L. Westerfield, 73, of Indianapolis, Ind., died there Tuesday. 
Born July 21, 1925, in Stanford, she was a daughter of the late James A. and Bessie Harris Pendygraft. She was a homemaker, a former security guard and a member of South Keystone Church of Christ. She was the widow of Forrest Westerfield.
Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Kammerer of Indianapolis; a sister, Stella Crews of Arizona; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda Heichelbech, and a son, Gerald Westerfield.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery

 

  Dec. 15, 1997 – Monday

WILBURN, Betty S.
CRAB ORCHARD - Betty Jane Shelton Wilburn, 57, of Ky. 39 South, died Sunday at home of complications of lung and brain cancer.
Born Aug. 23, 1940 in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Catherine Payne Shelton of Crab Orchard and the late James Shelton. She was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church and a former employee of Whirlpool in Danville.
Other survivors include her husband, Jimmy Wilburn; a son, Danny Wilburn of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Elaine Kidwell of Crab Orchard; four sisters, Ruby Owens and Mary Singleton, both of Crab Orchard and Elizabeth Manning and Dale Julian, both of Stanford; seven brothers, Johnny, Ray, Bill, Tea, Truman, David and Ed Shelton, all of Crab Orchard; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Shelton. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

     March 5, 1999 – Friday

YOCUM, Ellis G.
MORELAND - Services for Ellis Gene Yocum, 52, of Stanford, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Dorotha Grider and Vernon Smith. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
He died Wednesday at his home.

 

    Oct. 8, 1997 – Wednesday

YOUNG, James G.  Sr.
MORELAND - James Gary Young Sr., 50, of Stanford, died Tuesday at home of natural causes.
Born June 1, 1947, in Stanford, he was a son of James H. Young of Stanford and the late Ruby Harris Young. He was a barber.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Wade of Danville; a son, James G. Young Jr. of Stanford; a sister, Linda Pruitt of Stanford; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Lincoln County.