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  Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #19

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto    

 

ADINGTON, Thomas M                                       BALL, Marie Asberry                                                 BASTIN, Myrtle Wood

BERRY, Pida Lanham                                          BISHOP, Melissa G. Humes                                        BRYANT, William Henry

COPPOLA, Thomas                                            CRESS, Olen E.                                                          DAVENPORT, Edna E. Mircle

DREW, Janie Reed                                               DRIESLER, Evadney Kellner                                      DUDDERAR, Sara Beck

DUNHAM, Mable Bates                                      DURHAM, Latonia Snow                                           EDMISTON, William D.

EDWARDS, Florence E.Hicks                             ERVIN, Roxie McGuffey                                             FLANERY, Maude Griffin

GALLOWAY, Marjorie Adams                           GIBSON, James Patrick                                              GOOCH, Mildred Gooch

GREER, Carlie                                                     HARNESS, Adela Denney                                           HOVIOUS, Helen Nunnelley

JAMES, David L.                                                 JENT, Kathleen Morrell                                               KINNEY, Virgil

MARTIN, Chester                                               MARTIN, Harold                                                          MARTIN, Robert M.

McCOLLUM, John J.                                          McCOWAN, Stanley M.                                              McDARMENT, Irene Johnson

McINTOSH, Edgar G.                                         McKee, George Clifton                                                 McWHORTER, Paul

MIRACLE, Lola B. Young                                   MIRACLE, Phyllis Mae Griffin                                      MOORE, James M.

MORGAN, Paul                                                  NAYLOR, Mary Wilson                                               NEWCOMB, David D.

NEWKIRK, Jean Elizabeth                                  PEYTON, Earl C.                                                         PIKE, Lillian Gooch

PLUMMER, Cloe I. Cornett                                REED, Charles H.                                                         REED, William H.

REYNOLDS, Marshall E.                                    ROBINSON, Alta Messer                                            ROBINSON, Elizabeth Snodgrass

SIMPSON, Beckham                                          STRINGER, Jimmy H.                                                  STROUD, May Lyon

SUTTON, Kathlene Dudderar                             THOMPSON, Jon E.                                                   WARE, Esta McMullin

WATSON, Russie M. Followell                          WATTS, Leona Fields                                                   WESLEY, Martha Thompson

WHITE, Calvin                                                   WHITE, Marianna Nunnelley                                          WILKERSON, Jessie H.

WOODS, Elizabeth                                              YOUNG, James Wesley

 

 

         June 30, 1997 – Monday

ADINGTON, Thomas M.                                                       d. 29, June 1997
SCIENCE HILL - Thomas M. Adington, 78, of Kings Mountain, died Sunday at home.
Born March 19, 1919, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late William F. and Minerva Horn Adington. He was a farmer and 
an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veteran of Foreign Wars Cleve Dunn Post 7101, Stanford.
Survivors include his wife, Roberta Sims Adington; a son, Norman Adington of Kings Mountain; a daughter, Pam Sees of Huntington, 
Ind.; a sister, Mabel Montgomery of Vincennes, Ind.; and a granddaughter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home by the Rev. Gordon Chaney. Burial will be in
Double Springs 
Cemetery
.Visitation is after 5 p.m.

   

            Oct 21, 2004 – Thursday

BALL, Marie Asberry                                                              d. 20 Oct 2004

MORELAND - Services for Marie Ball, 79, of Lancaster, will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be 
in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Casey County.  
She died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born Dec. 19, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Ed and Sarah 
Lane Asberry. She was a homemaker and a member of White Oak Christian Church.  
Survivors include her husband, H.C. Ball; a daughter, Betty Votaw of Lancaster; two sons, Carol Ball and Eddie Ball, both of 
Lancaster; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  
Pallbearers will be Aaron and Chris Ball, Bryan Clark, Paul Burns, Charles, Jeff and Frebrin Asberry. Honorary pallbearers are 
Brock Coleman, Sarah Ball, Crystal Coleman and DeSha Pierce. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.  

 

         Dec. 08, 1997 – Monday

BASTIN, Myrtle Wood                                                                          d. 07 Dec 1997

STANFORD- Myrtle Wood Bastin, 75, of Nicholasville, died Sunday at home.
Born Oct. 27, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Bell Wilson Wood. She was a retired 46-year Avon representative 
and a member of New Covenant First Church of God. She was the widow of Herbert G. Bastin.
Survivors include a son, Rickey Bastin of Nicholasville; two brothers, Harry Wood of Lexington and Freddie Wood of Leesville, 
La.; a sister, Georgia M. Morgan of Mountain Home, Ala.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Price. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Marion Bastin, Conley Bastin, Randy Olson, Benny Pivonka, Darby Gill and Edd Morrow.  

 

        Aug. 03, 1999 – Tuesday

BERRY, Pida Lanham                                                               d. 03 Aug 1999

STANFORD -- Services for Pida Lanham Berry, 87, of Logan Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by 
the Rev. Carroll Jasper. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at her home. 
Born May 16, 1912, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Briscoe P. and Mary L. Phillips Lanham. She was 
a homemaker and a member of Neals Creek United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Richard Berry. 
Survivors include five daughters, Betty Miracle, Effie Taylor, Blanche Moore and Aileen Berry, all of Stanford, and Lois Miracle 
of Somerset; two sons, Elmer Berry of Frankfort and Russell D. Berry of Waynesburg; a brother, C.H. Lanham of Louisville; 
two sisters, Eunice O'Daniel of Lebanon and Lucille H. Ziegler of Coal City, Ill.; 19 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by a son, R.B. Berry.  

 

       Sept. 10, 1997 – Wednesday

BISHOP, Melissa G. Humes                                                     d. 08 Sept 1997
STANFORD - Services for Melissa G. Humes Bishop, 26, of McCormack Church Road, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at New Hope 
Baptist Church by the Revs. Dan Gutenson and Burl Coffman. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
Born July 21, 1971, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of Evelyn Smith Humes of Hustonville and Larry Watts of Scotts Depot, 
W.V. She was employed by Kentucky Orthopedic Surgeons, Lexington, and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was a 
1989 graduate of Lincoln County High School.
Additional survivors include her husband, Sammy Bishop; a stepson, Willie Bishop of Stanford; a stepdaughter, Samantha Bishop 
of Stanford; stepmother, Mary Watts of Scotts Depot; stepfather, Carrol Gene Watts of Hustonville; two brothers, Dean Humes 
of Gissen, Germany, and Michael Humes of Hustonville; a sister, Kloma Marie Watts of Ashland; maternal grandfather, Cecil Smith 
of Hustonville; and paternal grandparents, John and Kloma Watts of Durham, N.C.
Pallbearers are Jeff Elmore, Mike Smith, Jimmy Watts, Gary Burchfield, Mike Cooper and Mike Maples.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and 8 a.m.-noon Thursday at Fox Funeral Home and 1 p.m. Thursday until time of service at the church.  

 

        April 07, 1999 – Wednesday

BRYANT, William Henry                                                        d. 05 April 1999

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for the Rev. William Henry Bryant, 79, of Brodhead, will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Philadelphia Baptist 
Church,
Brodhead, by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley American 
Legion Post 18 of Stanford.
He died Monday at his home.
Born Oct. 20, 1910, in Duck Run, he was a son of the late John W. and Alice C. Martin Bryant. He was a farmer and a World War II 
Navy veteran and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Kidd Bryant; five sons, Lester, Wesley and David Bryant, all of Crab Orchard, Lesley Bryant 
of Richmond and W. Henry Bryant of Brodhead; five daughters, Alene Irvin and Kathleen Denny of Brodhead, Irene Bishop, Wilmaleen 
Singleton and Sheila Downs, all of Mount Vernon; three stepsons, Mark and Dawayne Denny, both of Brodhead, and Keith Denny of 
Crab Orchard; five stepdaughters, Alma Denny and Mary Brown, both of Crab Orchard, Roxanna Debord of Somerset, Sandra Cordero 
of Avon Park, Fla., and Tammy Martin of Brodhead; five brothers, Lewis Bryant of Louisville, Ancil Bryant of Whitely City, Ernest Bryant 
of Brodhead, Andy Bryant of Greenfield, Ohio, and James Bryant of Piqua, Ohio; two sisters, Lola Hopkins of Crab Orchard and Lena 
Toler of Brodhead; 46 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; 14 step grandchildren; and six step 
great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Rick and Mark Bryant, Jimmy Irvin, Jerry Denny and Mickey and Jody Taylor.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today. McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

        

        Feb. 18, 1999 – Thursday

COPPOLA, Thomas                                                                           d. 16 Feb 1999
WAYNESBURG - Services for Thomas Coppola, 73, of Hopkinsville, formerly of the Highland Community, Lincoln County, will be 
1 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert Cox. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday in Hopkinsville.
Born March 9, 1925, in Hopkinsville, he was a former owner of Waynesburg Lumber Co.
Survivors include a caretaker, Mary Webster of Highland; a brother, Anthony Coppola of New York; and a sister, Vicki Barren 
of New York.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday until time of services.   

 

           Feb. 19, 1997 – Wednesday

CRESS, Olen E.                                                                                  d. 19 Feb 1997
WAYNESBURG - Olen E. Cress, 62, 185 G.T. Reynolds Road, died Wednesday at his home.
He was owner and operator of Cress Store.
Survivors include his wife, Alma May Cress.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.  

 

           Aug 17, 1999 – Tuesday

 DAVENPORT, Edna E. Miracle                                                    d. 15 Aug 1999
STANFORD -- Services for Edna Earl Miracle Davenport, 70, of Main Street, Danville, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox 
Funeral Home. Burial will be in Miracle Family Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Stanford House Nursing Home. 
Born Jan. 14, 1929, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Margaret E. Osborne Miracle of Richmond and the late Lloyd B. 
Miracle. She was a retired employee of Palm Beach Co., Danville, and a member of Perryville Baptist Church. 
Other survivors include a son, Gary L. Davenport of Danville; two brothers, Rex A. Miracle and Joe Miracle, both of Stanford; 
three sisters, Jewell McCowan of Middleburg, Judy Denham of Stanford and Wanda King of Richmond; two grandchildren; and 
a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Sean Davenport, Mike McCormick, Ottis Delk and Rex, Clinton and Joe Miracle. Honorary pallbearers are 
Chris Hall and Sarah and Laura Morgan.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.  

 

          Sept 01, 1998 – Tuesday

DREW, Janie Reed                                                          d. 29 Aug 1998
MORELAND - Janie Cathy Reed Drew, 36, of Kings Mountain, died Saturday in an auto accident on Ky. 501 near Kings Mountain. 
Born Aug. 1, 1962, in Marion, Ind., she was a daughter of the late William W. and Catherine Cook Reed. She was a factory worker.
Survivors include a son, Stephen Reed of Versailles; three brothers, William H. Reed of Kings Mountain, Christopher Reed of Yosemite 
and Tony C. Reed of Florida.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at
Hustonville Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.   

 

         June 01, 1998 – Monday

DRIESLER, Evadney Kellner                                                              d. 30 May 1998
MORELAND - Services for Evadney ``Dot'' Driesler, 84, of Bowen Road, Stanford, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at SS. Peter and Paul 
Catholic Church, Danville, by
the Rev. Paul Prabell. Burial will be in
Moreland Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 18, 1913, in Louisville, she was daughter of William J. and Carrie Kellner. She was a homemaker and a member of St. 
Patrick Catholic Church, Junction
City.
Survivors include her husband, Christian D. Driesler; two daughters, Mary Jane Carter of Lancaster and Doris A. Malady of 
Jeffersonville, Ind.; a brother, Irvin
Kellner of Louisville; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.   

 

         Aug. 03, 1999 – Tuesday

DUDDERAR, Sara Beck                                                                     d. 02 Aug 1999

Services for Sara Beck Dudderar, 96, formerly of Stanford, will be 3 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Hatfield. 
Burial will be in
Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
She died Monday at Charleston Health Care Center. 
Born March 13, 1903, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Preston and Hattie Fowler Peck. She was a Lincoln Theater 
ticket seller, and the widow of William T. Dudderar. She was a member of Harris Memorial Methodist Church, a graduate of Hamilton 
College, and a member and past regent of Logan- Whitley Daughters of American Revolution. She also was a volunteer at Fort Logan 
Hospital for many years. 
Survivors include a daughter, Betty D. Sims of Danville; and a sister, Margaret Faulkner of Stanford. 
Visitation is 1-3 p.m. Friday.  

 

          Oct. 20, 2004 – Wednesday

DUNHAM, Mabel Bates                                                                d. 19 Oct. 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Mabel Bates Dunham, 81, of Waynesburg, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral 
Home by Brad King and the Rev. Burney Manning. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.  She died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Feb. 12, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Luvena Williams Spaw. She was the widow of 
Ira Bates and Walter C. Dunham.

Survivors include a son, Ronnie Bates of Waynesburg; a daughter, Ellen Tarter of Cincinnati; a sister, Wilma Case of Indianapolis; 
eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry D. Bates.  

 

          Dec. 29, 1996 – Sunday

DURHAM, Latonia Snow                                                          d. 26 Dec 1996
WAYNESBURG - The funeral for Latonia Durham, 24, of Ellison-Pulaski County Line Road, Eubank, will be held at 2 p.m. today 
at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by Tim Roberts and Bob Riley. Burial will be in
Salyers Cemetery, Casey County.
Pallbearers will be Mark Stevens, Hoy Wesley, Gary Baugh, Dwight Snead, Steve Snead and Bobby Douglas.
She died Thursday at home after an illness.
Born Dec. 13, 1972, in Casey County, she a daughter of Charles Snow of Kings Mountain and Brenda Foley Martin of Eubank. 
She was a homemaker and a member of Polly Ann Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include her husband, Tommy Durham; a daughter, Tasha Durham; two brothers, Robert Snow and Dale Snow, 
both of Eubank; and a sister, Amanda Sprinkles of Eubank.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home. 

 

 

        March 01, 1999 – Monday

EDMISTON, William D.                                                        d. 27 February 1999
William David Edmiston, 88, of Lexington, formerly of Danville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 1, 1910, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late William D. and Lou Ada McWhorter Edmiston. 
He was owner and operator of Boyle Lumber and Supply Co. for 35 years, attended University of Kentucky College of Commerce |
and was a member, former deacon and Sunday School teacher of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. 
He was a past president of Danville Chamber of Commerce, past president of Kentucky Retail Lumber Dealers Association, and 
was a founding member or Boyle County Industrial Foundation.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Edmiston; a brother, Roy Edmiston of Danville; a sister, LaRene Edmiston of Danville; and three 
grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Lewis Lenn.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will be in
Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home.   

 

         July 21, 2004

EDWARDS, Florence E. Hicks
CRAB ORCHARD - Florence Ethel Hicks Edwards, 88, of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born Dec. 10, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Lucy E. Lafevers Butt. She was the widow of 
Frank Edwards. She was a former Sunday school teacher and Berean Bible Class member at Watts Chapel Baptist Church, where 
she had been a member since 1951.
Survivors include a son, Robert L. Edwards of Stanford; three sisters, Mildred Cupp of Indiana, Birdie Miller of East Bernstadt 
and Goldie Hicks of Hamilton, Ohio; two brothers, Cleo Hicks of Michigan and Thomas Butt of Crab Orchard; three grandchildren; 
and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial in
Crab Orchard Cemetery Visitation will be 
after 6 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to Berean Bible Class Missions Fund at 11825 U.S. 150 East, Crab Orchard, Ky. 40419.
 

 

         Oct. 07, 1996 – Monday

ERVIN, Roxie McGuffey                                                                 
STANFORD -- Services for Roxie McGuffey Ervin, 84, Herndon Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. 
Vola Brown. Burial will be in
Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Feb. 3, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Cas B. and Sarah Bastin McGuffey. She was a self-employed 
home care provider, a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church and the widow of Bennie Ed Ervin.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Young Kirby, Stanford; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in 
death by a son, Roy Lee Ervin.
Pallbearers will be Dominic Young, Michael Young, Charles Ervin, Chris Kirby and Eddie Carter.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.     

 

    

           Aug. 18, 1999 – Wednesday

FLANERY, Maude Griffin                                                            d. 16 Aug 1999

STANFORD -  Maude Ella Griffin Flanery, 87, of Indianapolis, died Monday in Greenfield, Ind.
Born June 27, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late James T. and Lou Ella Durham Griffin. She was a homemaker 
and a member of Mount Moriah Christian Church. She was a charter member of Beech Grove, Ind., Fraternal Order of the Eagles 
4167 Ladies Auxiliary, and the widow of Roach O. Flanery.
Survivors include four sons, Delmar H. Flanery of Highland, James H. Flanery and Roach Flanery Jr., both of Beech Grove, and 
Clarence Flanery of Indianapolis; a daughter, Mary Lou Neal of Maxwell, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be in
Mount Moriah Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday.  

 

          Sept. 04, 1998 – Friday

GALLOWAY, Marjorie Adams                                                    d. 04 Sept 1998
Marjorie Marie Adams Galloway, 62, of Hill-N-Dale Drive, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center of 
natural causes.
Born June 22, 1936, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late James and Effie Trent Adams. She was a nursing assistant at 
Garrard County Memorial Hospital and Friendship House/Fellowship Home.
Survivors include a daughter, Jamie Galloway of Danville; and a sister, Lisa Nicole Adams of Danville. A memorial service will be 
3 p.m. Sunday at Stith Funeral Home.   

 

         April 27, 1997 – Sunday

GIBSON, James Patrick                                                                       d. 25 April 1997
James Patrick Gibson, 82, 408 N. Fourth St., died Friday at his residence.
Born Oct. 23, 1914, in Bowen in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Walter Jason and Essie Frances Daugherty Gibson.
He was a retired switchman for Southern Railway and a self-employed radio and TV repairman. He was a member of Lexington 
Avenue Baptist Church and a former deacon, Sunday school teacher and treasurer at First Baptist Church, where he also worked 
with the Royal Ambassadors youth group.
He was a member of Franklin Masonic Lodge 28, past local chairman and 55-year member of the United Trainman's Union, and a
 member of the Retired Railroaders Club.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Case Gibson of Danville; three sons, James Lawrence Gibson of Lexington, Jason Carl Gibson of 
Salvisa, and Joseph Arthur Gibson of Danville; two daughters, Jean Gibson Sutton of Danville and Janet Gibson Eldridge of Bryantsville; 
two sisters, Myrtle Royalty and Frances Coulter, both of Danville; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church with Dr. Tim Noel
and the Rev. Jo Garnett officiating. Burial 
will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.    

 

         Dec. 09, 1997 – Tuesday

GOOCH, Mildred                                                                                        d. 08 Dec 1997

STANFORD  - Mildred Gooch, 83, of Ky. Hwy. 198 in McKinney, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born May 28, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late James Howard and Nancy Estes Alford Gooch. She was a 
housewife and active community leader. She was a member of McKinney Baptist Church and McKinney Homemakers Club. She 
was the widow of Fred James Gooch.
Survivors include a son, Leslie F. Gooch of McKinney; a daughter, Nancy Jean Lainhart of Lancaster; a sister, Mary Sims of 
Greenwood, Ind.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one step great-grandchild; and three step grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. James Bland. Burial will be in
McKinney Cemetery
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may go to McKinney Baptist Church.
Pallbearers are Garrett Sims, Dale and Glen Alford, Jim Ed Williams, Dwight Caudill and John Elliott. Honorary pallbearers 
are J.C. Fletcher, Richard McCammon, James Phelps, Bill Norris, Jewell Reichenbach, Hattie Chapp and members of her 
Sunday School Class.  

 

             Sept 29, 1998 – Tuesday

GREER, Carlie                                                                  d. 27 Sept 1998
MORELAND - Services for Carlie ``Big Twin'' Greer, 71, of Edmonton, formerly of Lincoln County, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday 
at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. George Brown. Burial will be in
Angel Ridge Cemetery, Lincoln County.
He died Sunday at Liberty Care Center.
Born Aug. 16, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ellie B. and Margaret K. Yocum Greer. He was an employee 
of Clayton-Lambert Manufacturing Co., Buckner, and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Gooding Greer; three sons, Larry, Jackie and Brad Greer, all of Oldham County; three daughters, 
Vicki James and Debbie Kincaid, both of Oldham County, and Cathy Alley of Trimble County; two sisters, Dorothy Coleman of 
Indianapolis, Ind., and Correne Gray of Danville; a brother, Carlis ``Little Twin'' Greer of Bardstown; 13 grandchildren; and 
four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Clay and Josh Greer, L.O. Sims, Al Moran, Curtis Robinson and Ray Delk.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.   

 

             Aug. 02, 1999 – Monday

HARNESS, Adela Denney                                                               d. 31 July 1999

CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Adela Denney Harness, 87, of Mason, Ohio, formerly of Crab Orchard, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday 
at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bethel Church of Christ Cemetery.
She died Saturday at the Deaconess Hospital in Cincinnati.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Hannah of Salt Lake City.
Pallbearers will be Chuck, Darrell and Dale Harness, Steve Martin and Eric and Greg Wilson.
Visitation will be after noon Tuesday.  

 

         April 05, 1999 – Monday

HOVIOUS, Helen Nunnelley                                                               d. 04 April 1999
MORELAND - Helen Nunnelley Hovious, 78, of Hustonville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born March 13, 1921, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and El Vada Martin Nunnelley. She was the widow 
of Ralph Hovious. She was a retired, 47-year employee of the National Bank of Hustonville, a member of Hustonville Baptist Church, 
where she served as Sunday school teacher and a member of the choir, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a stepson, Glenn Hovious of Madisonville; two grandchildren; three nieces; and two nephews. She was preceded in 
death by her first husband, Fayette Sanders.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Nimmo. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike Hovious, John Sterrett, John Toombs, Bob Nunnelley, John Myers and Billy Toombs. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.  

 

       October 25, 2004

JAMES, David L.                                                                                 d. 22 Oct. 2004

  STANFORD - Services for David L. James, 77, of St. Bernard, Ohio, formerly of Stanford, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at 
Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18.  
He died Friday at East Galbraith Northwest Veterans Hospital.  
Born March 14, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Jesse and Ludema Gilliam James. He was a truck driver for 
Victor Transfer and an Army veteran of World War II. He was the widower of Anna Mae McClure James.  
Survivors include a son, Marty James; a daughter, Debbie Fields; a brother, Howard "Doc" James; and two sisters, Sarah Huffacker 
and Betty D'Arcy. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home.  

 

        April 07, 1999 – Wednesday

JENT, Kathleen                                                                            d. 06 April 1999
WAYNESBURG - Services for Kathleen Jent, 79, of Shea Villa Apartments, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral 
Home by C.E. Jacobs and Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at her home.
Born July 16, 1919, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Ora Harmon Morrell. She was a retired seamstress 
having worked at Palm Beach for 17 years, and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She was the widow of William T. Jent.
Survivors include her daughter, Louise Todd of Cincinnati; two brothers, Glen Morrell of Fairborn, Mich., and Dana Morrell of Detroit; 
two sisters, Geneva Christmas of New Carlisle, Ohio, and Virginia Ollish of Waynesburg; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Frances Gastineau. Visitation will be 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday.  

 

    Feb, 22, 1999 – Monday

KINNEY, Virgil                                                                           d. 20 Feb 1999
MORELAND - Virgil Kinney, 63, of McKinney, died Saturday at his home.
Born March 8, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Ruby Kinney of McKinney and the late Ansil F. Kinney. He was a 
member of Geneva Community Church.
Other survivors include a brother, Charles J. Kinney of Frankfort.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Edwin Carman. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Roger Carrier, Scott and Greg Kinney, Bobby, Darrell and James Gifford.
Visitation will after 5 p.m. Tuesday.   

 

          July 30, 1999 – Friday

MARTIN, Chester                                                                 d. 29 July 1999
WAYNESBURG -- Chester C. Martin, 79, of Hustonville, died Thursday at his home.
Born Jan. 22, 1920, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Henry E. and Almedia Sluder Martin. He was a retired farmer, the 
widower of Essie Smith Martin and a member of South Fork Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Holton and Katherine Beatty, both of South Fork; a sister, Marie Gifford of New Salem; 
six grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Donnie and Darrin Holton, Johnny Coleman, Larry and Rollie Williams and Brian Wilson.
Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Coleman II, Tiffiny and Joshua Coleman, Delbert, Jessica and Jennifer Williams, Shawn Holton 
and Danita Beatty. 
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by Jerry Wilcher. Burial will be in
New Salem Cemetery
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

   

         June 01, 1998 – Monday

MARTIN, Harold                                                                              d. 01 June 1998
WAYNESBURG - Harold Martin, 66, of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, Somerset, formerly of Waynesburg, died there today.
Born July 3, 1931, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Robert and Bella Napier Martin. 
Survivors include a sister, Mildred Martin Gooch of Nobelsville, Ind.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. today at
KP Hall Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   

 

        Aug. 25, 1999 - Wednesday

MARTIN, Robert M.                                                                                   d. 23 Aug 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Robert M. "Bobby" Martin, 72, of J. Shelton Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin 
Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson, Gary Story, Cecil Roundtree and Elmer Denny. Burial will be in
Crab Orchard Cemetery.
He died Monday at his home.
Pallbearers will be Theo Nantz, Shane Simpson, Bill Dyehouse, Jerry Johnson, Dickie Ledford and Scott Bruner. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. 
today and after 8 a.m. Thursday.

 

          Sept. 10, 1998

McCOLLUM, John J.
STANFORD - John J. McCollum, 77, of Lancaster Street, died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born Sept. 27, 1920, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late Andrew V. and Lucy Mullins McCollum. He was a former 
employee of Bluegrass Army Depot, Richmond, and a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include three sons, Johnny L. McCollum of Stanford, John J. McCollum of Berea and Vernon McCollum of Coolidge, Ga.;
 two daughters, Debbie Powell of Stanford and Dorothy Brewer of Winter Haven, Fla.; three brothers, Harley McCollum of Berea, 
Ike McCollum of McArthur, Ohio, and Bee McCollum of Nicholasville; four sisters, Mae Lamb of McArthur, Ohio, Frances Allen of 
Berea, Dorothy Wynn of Berea and Susie Hutchins of Carrollton; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Bonnie McCollum.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at
Camp Nelson National Cemetery by Earl Thornton and Warren Powell with military rites 
by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home.   

 

          July 06, 1997

McCOWAN, Stanley M.                                                           d. 19 June 1997
FELICITY, Ohio - Stanley Martin McCowan, 76, of Goshen, Ohio, formerly of Lincoln County, died June 19 at his home.
Born Sept. 18, 1920, in Moreland, he was the son of the late William and Ethel Gaddis McCowan. He was an Army staff sergeant 
during World War II and received the Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Oak Leaf Cluster and French Medal. He belonged to 
the Church of God in Harris Creek.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Pearce McCowan; one daughter, Creston Schmidt of Ohio; one son, Stanley Farrell McCowan of Ohio; 
one sister, Bessie Wilder of Stanford; three brothers, George E. McCowan of Danville, Harold McCowan of Junction City and Billy Joe 
McCowan of Milford, Ohio; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. McIntyre Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

 

        July 08, 1997 – Tuesday

McDARMENT,  Irene Johnson                                                 d. 07 July 1997
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Irene McDarment, 74, of Kenton Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral 
Home by the Rev. Wayne Galloway. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
She died Monday at Sowder Nursing Home, Brodhead.
Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Luther M. and Allie Mae Siler Johnson. She was a homemaker 
and a member of Pine Grove Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jewel Hall of Lancaster; two brothers, Morris Johnson and Raymond Johnson, both of Stanford; 
five sisters, Margaret Hunt of Rising Sun, Ind., Frances Montgomery of Lancaster, Fanny Crawford of Stanford, Gladys York and 
Hazel Wilder, both of Crab Orchard; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Wilder, Tommy Johnson, Jeff Hall, Tom Crawford, Wayne Hines and David York. Visitation is after 
6 p.m. today.  

 

         Dec. 21, 1997 – Sunday

McINTOSH, Edgar G.                                                                          d. 19 Dec 1997
WAYNESBURG - Edgar G. McIntosh, 78, of Bethel, Ohio, died Friday in Clermont Mercy Hospital, Batavia, Ohio.
He was a former resident of Waynesburg.
Born May 10, 1919, in Lost Creek, he was the son of the late Walter and Cora Elkins McIntosh. He was a retired quality inspector 
of Formica and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Amelia Lodge #590 F&AM, Amelia Charter #338 
Order of Eastern Star, the Scottish Rite of Cincinnati and the Kentucky Colonels. He belonged to Amelia First Baptist Church. 
He was preceded in death by a son, David Edgar McIntosh.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn M. McIntosh; one son, Wayne McIntosh of Calhoun, Ga.; four daughters, Jeanne Brown of 
Bethel, Ohio, Penny Thirey of Martinsville, Ohio, Carol Litton of Columbus, Ohio, and Jimmi McIntosh of Cincinnati; and eight 
grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Parlor Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in
Parlor Grove Cemetery.
Visitation at E.C. Nurr Funeral Home in Amelia, Ohio, will be 2-6 p.m. today. Visitation will be noon-1 p.m. Monday at the church. 
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Information was provided by E.C. Nurr Funeral Home. 

 

 

         Feb. 18, 1997 – Tuesday

McKEE, George Clifton                                                                             d. 15 Feb 1997
MORELAND - George Clifton McKee, 62, McKinney, died Saturday at Fellowship House, Danville.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. James L. Bland. Burial will be in
Wilcher Cemetery, New 
Salem Road, Lincoln County.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Coy, Bruce Chaney, Gary Privett, Dale Privett, Charles Young and Rodger Carrier.
 

 

            Nov. 26, 1996 – Tuesday

McWHORTER, Paul                                                                    d. 25 Nov 1996

A memorial service for Paul McWhorter, 74, Sycamore Street, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the 
Rev. Mark Payton.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 22, 1922, in McKinney, he was a son of the late James and Florence Neal McWhorter. He was a supervisor for Johnson 
Security, and a former manager of R.C. Cola Bottling Co. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Gethsemane 
Baptist Church.
Survivors are his wife, Mathie Marie Hillard McWhorter; a son, Paul McWhorter Jr., Danville; three brothers, Charles McWhorter 
of Edinburgh, Ind., Bill McWhorter of Columbia, S.C., and Over Lee McWhorter of Danville; three sisters, Irene Dedrick of St. 
Matthews, Christine Brown of Louisville, and Louise Russell of Junction City; and two grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society or Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

         July 12, 1999 – Monday

MIRACLE, Lola B. Young                                                             d. 12 July 1999
STANFORD -- Services for Lola B. Young Miracle, 80, of Stanford will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Mike 
Mullins. Burial will be in
Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Stanford House Nursing Home. 
Born June 14, 1919, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie Hale Young. She was a homemaker, a 
member of Mount Moriah Christian Church and the widow of Harvey Miracle. 
Survivors include a son, Don E. Miracle of Stanford; three brothers, Elmer Young Jr. of Waynesburg, Marvin W. Young of 
Somerset and Jesse Young of Stanford; a half brother, William Sexton of Harrodsburg; a sister, Kathryn Miracle of Stanford; 
and a granddaughter.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.  

 

       April, 06, 1999 – Tuesday

MIRACLE, Phyllis Mae Griffin                                                     d. 05 April 1999
STANFORD - Phyllis M. Miracle, 49, of Rice Lane, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 10, 1950, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Carroll Berry and Anna Mae Griffin. She was an employee 
of Shelton's Greenhouse in Crab Orchard and a member of Neals Creek United Methodist Church. 
Survivors include her husband, Rex Miracle of Stanford; four sons, Roger, Jerry and Billy Wilson, all of Stanford, and Jamie Wilson 
of Fort Lee, Va.; five brothers, Jimmy, Michael, Roy and Johnny Berry, all of Stanford, and Bobby Berry of Chesterfield, Ind.;
 two sisters, Joann Elliott and Patsy Phillips, both of Stanford; and 15 grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Jeff Coleman. Burial will be in the
Berry Family Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home.   

 

         Feb. 28, 1999 – Sunday

MOORE,  James M.                                                                     d. 24 Feb 1999
STANFORD - James Marion Moore, 57, of Corryton, Tenn., died Wednesday in Knoxville.
Born Nov. 6, 1941, he was the son of the late Karl P. and Sarah Moore. He was a retired forensic chemist for the Drug 
Enforcement Administration where he worked for 34 years, a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas, Va., and a 
graduate of Marshall University.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Riddle Moore of Corryton; two sons, Patrick Carl Moore of Alpharetta, Ga., and James 
Marion Moore Jr. of Albertville, Ala.; a daughter, Kathryn Lynn Wood of Stanford; two brothers, Van Moore of Taiwan
 and Phillip Moore of Delbarton, W.Va.; four sisters, Susan Rose of Richmond, Va., Dinah Lee Moore of San Diego, Calif., 
and Mary Ann Moore and Lisa Moore, both of Huntington, W.Va.; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in
Danville Memorial Gardens
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.        

 

        Sept. 30, 1998

MORGAN, Paul                                                         d. 18 Sept 1998
WINTER PARK, Fla. - Paul Morgan, 72, of Orlando, Fla., died Sept. 18 in Florida.
Born Aug. 29, 1926, in Waynesburg, he was a son of Alva and Florence Morgan. He was a retired inspector for Citrus 
Central in Orlando, a member of University Baptist Church and a Navy veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Mary I. Morgan; a stepson, Richard Metzger of Orlando; a stepdaughter, Rita Floyd of Clearmont, Ill.; 
two brothers, J.M. Morgan of Stanford and Joe Morgan of Mountain Home, Ark.; three sisters, Naomi Singleton of Allen Park, 
Mich., Rozella Carney of Tecumseh, Mich., and Olive Gadberry of Van Buren, Ark.; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Sept. 22 in Winter Park.   

 

       Sept. 16, 1997 – Tuesday

NAYLOR, Mary Wilson                                                                     d. 15  Sept 1997
Services for Mary Wilson Naylor, 70, of Harris Creek Road, Lincoln County, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the 
Rev. Jerry Perry. Burial will be in
Wilson Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 27, 1927, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Martin A. and Eva Wilson Wilson. She was a seamstress with 
Velvasheen Manufacturing Company, Cincinnati, and the widow of Harold J. Naylor. She was a member of Harris Creek Baptist 
Church.
Survivors include three sons, Danny K. Naylor, Thomas M. Naylor and Harold E. Naylor, all of Cincinnati; a daughter, Anetia G.
 McGrady of Cincinnati; five brothers, Alfred Wilson of Danville, James, Raymond, and Jim Wilson, all of Junction City, and Bob 
Wilson of Lexington; three sisters, Betty E. Naylor of Lexington, Alma P. Rothwell of Moreland and Ann Senn of Sarasota, Fla.; 
eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and eight step great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Naylor, Troy Naylor, Dwayne Naylor, Kevin Todd, Kenneth Rothwell, Michael Naylor, William 
Russell and Keith Naylor.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday.  

 

      Aug. 16, 1999 – Monday

NEWCOMB, David D.                                                                d. 12 Aug 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for David Dale Newcomb, 49, of Meadowlark Drive, will be 2 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin 
Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in
Crab Orchard Cemetery.
He died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington of natural causes.
Born Feb. 28, 1950, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Robert and Stella Spivey Newcomb. He was a conductor for 
Norfolk Southern Railway. He served as mayor of Crab Orchard from 1992-1998. He had been a city commissioner and was 
active with the Lincoln County Democratic party. He was a former board member of the Crab Orchard Little League Baseball 
Program. He previously attended Watts Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Kimberley Bruner Newcomb; a daughter, Hilary D. Newcomb of Crab Orchard; a son, Matthew 
Newcomb of Crab Orchard; six sisters, Dorothy Williams and Lois C. Anderson, both of Danville, Virginia I. Kelly of Indiana, 
Georgia E. Coffee of Lockland, Ohio, Justine Frost of Coverdale, Ind., and Bessie J. Carter of Indianapolis; six brothers, Roy E. 
Newcomb of Moreland, Bobby Newcomb, Benny L. Newcomb, Donnie R. Newcomb and S. Keith Newcomb, all of Indianapolis, 
and Ronnie R. Newcomb of Stanford.
Pallbearers will be Jay Smith, Lonnie Pruitt, Gary Coffee, Curt Brown, Keith Hoskins and Bob Coulter. Visitation is after 8 a.m. today.  

 

        Dec. 29, 1996 – Sunday

NEWKIRK, Jean Elizabeth                                                      d. 26 Dec 1996
STANFORD - A graveside service for Jean Elizabeth Newkirk, 79, of 35 Lee Banks Road Services for Jean Elizabeth Newkirk, 
79, of Lee Banks Road, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at
Fairview Cemetery, by Kirk Correll.

She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born Feb. 15, 1917, in Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Simon Melvin and Clara Mable Henderson Newkirk. She was 
a retired employee of the Bluegrass Ordinance Army Depot, Richmond, and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Survivors include a cousin, W.A. Henderson of Amarillo, Texas.
Memorials are suggested to Fairview Baptist Cemetery Fund.
There is no visitation. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

       April 25, 1997 – Friday

PEYTON, Earl C.                                                                              d. 23 April 1997
MORELAND - Services for Earl Christian Peyton, 85, Ellisburg Community, Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt 
Funeral Home by the Rev. G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born April 24, 1911, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Joel and Ollie Ellis Peyton. He was a retired farmer and a member 
of Ellisburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lula B. Reid Peyton; two sons, Chris Peyton of Hustonville, Joel Peyton of Corbin; a daughter, Earlene 
Smock of Danville; two brothers, Floyd Peyton of Hustonville and Ralph Peyton of Indiana; two sisters, Mae Price of Liberty and 
Ethel Kelly of Ohio; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lowell Smock, Darrell Gorley, Neil Reed, Bernard Peyton, Gary Reed and Bill Brown. Honorary pallbearers 
are Jack White, Junior Reed, Elwood Ellis, Robert Reed, Gene Crowe and Dr. John Price.  

 

       Oct. 01, 1998 – Thursday

PIKE, Lillian G.                                                                     d. 30 Sept 1998
Lillian ``Lillie'' Gooch Pike, 94, formerly of Latimer Heights, died Wednesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born July 8, 1904, in Kings Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Sluder Gooch. She
was a homemaker, 
a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church, and the widow of Ernest Pike.
Survivors include three stepsons, David M. Pike of Danville, John A. Pike of Liberty, Ind., and George E. Pike of Oakland, Calif.; 
three stepdaughters, Vilas Veatch of Manning, S.C., Virginia Jenkins of Waynesburg, and Jeanine Mattocks of Sanee, S.C. 
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Hall. Burial will be
in Pleasant Point Cemetery, Lincoln County. 
Visitation is after 11 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home.   

 

         July 06, 1997 – Sunday

PLUMMER, Choe Inez                                                                              d. 03 July 1997
STANFORD - Services for Choe Inez Plummer, 94, of Plummer Road, Broughtontown, were at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral 
Home by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial was in Mount Olive Cemetery in Broughtontown.
She died Thursday at Charleston Health Care Manor.
Born Nov. 28, 1902, in Ash County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late J.W. and Sarah Johnson Cornett. She was a homemaker 
and belonged to Mount Olive Church. She was the widow of Charlie Plummer and was preceded in death by two sons, Charles and 
Raymond Plummer.
Survivors include three sons, Phillip Plummer of Brandon, Fla., Donald Plummer of Goshen, Ohio, and Kenneth Plummer of Hamilton, 
Ohio; one daughter, Helen Thompson of Louisville; one half-brother, Bobby Cornett of Batesville, Ind.; one half-sister, Gladys Cornett 
of Batesville, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  

 

        April 06, 1999 – Tuesday

REED, Charles H.                                                                              d. 05 April 1999
CRAB ORCHARD - Charles H. ``Sharp'' Reed, 75, of Waynesburg, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 1, 1923, in Highland, he was a son of the late Shelby and Cynthia Warfield Reed. He was a farmer and a member of 
Mount Moriah Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Susan K. McGuffey Reed; a daughter, Amy Reed Smith of Campbellsville; a son, Charles D. Reed of 
Ottenheim; two sisters; Christine Cardwell and Shirley Ward, both of Louisville; and two brothers, Walter Reed of Highland and 
Waldo Reed of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at
Mount Moriah Christian Church Cemetery by Rob Cox and Dennis Spencer. Visitation will 
be after 6 p.m. Wednesday.
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   

 

         Dec. 04, 1997 – Thursday

REED, William H.                                                                         d. 03 Dec 1997
MORELAND - William H. Reed, 62, of Moreland, died Wednesday at home of natural causes.
Born Oct. 12, 1935, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Perry and Flossie Hill Reed. He was a farmer.
Survivors include four sons, William ``Butch'' Reed, Christopher Reed and Steven Reed, all of Kings Mountain, and Tony Reed of 
Kissimmee, Fla., two daughters, Janie Reed of Casey County and Martha Reed of Hartford City, Ind.; three brothers, Marvin 
Reed of Hartford City, Michael Reed and Harold Reed, both of Marion, Ind.; three sisters, Nancy Scharbrough of Waynesburg, 
Shirley Temmons and Lillian Reed, both of Marion, Ind.; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Clayton Reed.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery  

 

           March 22, 1998 – Sunday

REYNOLDS, Marshall E.                                                               d. 21 March 1998
CRAB ORCHARD - Marshall Emmett Reynolds, 80, of Elm Street died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford, of heart failure.
Born May 13, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Avery and Linda Wren Reynolds. He was retired from the Bluegrass 
Army Depot of Richmond and served in the Air Force. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Church of Christ, the Veterans of Foreign 
Wars Post 7101, the Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 and the Cleve Dunn Chapter of Disabled American Veterans. He 
was preceded in death by his first wife, Velma Irvin Reynolds.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Smith Reynolds; three sons, Vernon Reynolds of Eubank and Ralph and Dave Reynolds of Crab 
Orchard; one daughter, Linda Duncan of Somerset; two stepsons, William McClure of Dry Ridge and Leonard McClure of 
Brodhead; two stepdaughters, Doris Harris of Crab Orchard and Lillian Deboard of Stanford; one brother, Luther Reynolds of 
Tempe, Ariz.; two sisters, Bertha Nelson of Eubank and Laura Botwell of Somerset; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 
16 step grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren; and one step great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Chapel by Gerald Carter. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery  
with military rites given by the Caswell Saufley post.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.  

 

 

          July 29, 1999 – Thursday

ROBINSON, Alta Messer                                                                d. 27 July 1999
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Alta Messer Robinson, 84, of Crab Orchard will be private. Burial will be in Ephesus Church Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at her home. Born Aug. 4, 1916, in Knox County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Axie Warren Messer. She 
was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church and the widow of the Rev. Walter Robinson.
Survivors include a son, Sam Robinson of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Reah Allen of Lanesville, Ind.; six sisters, Maxine Stewart of Dayton, 
Ohio, Nollie Fields and Vada Varish, both of Wellsville, Ohio, Ellen Kent and Hester Sipes, both of Bucyrus, Ohio, and Chelsie Barnard of 
Marion, Ohio; two brothers, George Messer of Whearton, W.V., and Dexter Messer of Wellsville; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may go to Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

 

         Oct. 21, 2004 – Thursday

ROBINSON, Elizabeth                                                        d. 20 Oct 2004

LANCASTER - Services for Elizabeth Snodgrass Robinson, 86, of Maple Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home 
by the Revs. William H. Ewing and Oliver Miller. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.  
She died Wednesday at Christian Care Center.  
Born Dec. 7, 1918, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ophelia Mullins Snodgrass. She was a member 
of First Baptist Church and the widow of Andrew Robinson.  
Survivors include five brothers, Walter H. Snodgrass of Lexington, Marshall Snodgrass of Nicholasville, Morris Snodgrass of 
Crab Orchard, James Snodgrass of Stanford and Claude Snodgrass of Danville; and four sisters, Bessie Helm of Crab Orchard, 
Serena Burnside of Danville, Clara Slaughter of Mount Sterling and Brenda Tarrance of Louisville
Pallbearers will be Kenneth and Antious Slaughter, Brad Helm, Jeff Burnside, Morris and James Snodgrass. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. 
today.  

 

          Dec. 24, 1996 – Tuesday

SIMPSON,   Beckham                                                     d. 21 Dec 1996
CRAB ORCHARD - Beckham Simpson, 69, of Middletown, Ohio, died Saturday at home.
Born Nov. 8, 1927, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late James Garfield and Anna Mae Simpson. He was the widower of 
Edeltraud "Susie" Simpson. He was a self employed real estate agent. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagle 528, 
and was an Army veteran, having been stationed in Germany for six years.
Survivors include a daughter, Gwendolyn Anna Manns of Middletown; two sons, Davey Ronee Simpson of Eaton, Ohio, and 
Andre Simpson of Middletown; four brothers, Danny Simpson and Clyde Simpson, both of Crab Orchard, Melvin Simpson of 
West Elkton, Ohio, and Don Simpson of West Chester, Ohio; four sisters, Beatrice Barnett of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Lillian 
Durham, Lucille Pingleton and Wanda Owens, all of West Chester, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Randall Adams. Burial will be in Brock Cemetery
Copper Creek. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Thursday.      

 

        Nov. 11, 1996 – Monday

STRINGER, Jimmy H.                                                                    d. 09 Nov 1996 HH
STANFORD - Services for James Henley Stringer, 60, of Eubank will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. 
Greg Nimmo. Burial with military rites by Caswell-Saufley Post 18, will be in
Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born May 26, 1936, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Willis Green Stringer of Stanford and the late Minnie Hasty Stringer. He 
was a farmer and construction worker and a member of Blue Lick Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Bugg Stringer; three sons, Jimmy Stringer Jr. of Eubank, Terry Wayne and Donald James Stringer, 
both of Kings Mountain; two stepsons, Tony Taylor and Carl Taylor Jr, both of Moreland; two stepdaughters, Rhonda Brent of 
Stanford and Lisa Wilson of Cusseta, Ga.; a stepmother, Florence Naylor Stringer of Stanford; a brother, Clinton Stringer of 
Franklin, Ohio; a halfbrother, Bobby Stringer of Stanford; a stepbrother, Jesse Griffin of Danville; two sisters, Alice Barnhart of 
Science Hill and
Eva Compton of Twenty Nine Palms, Calif.; four grandchildren; and seven stepgrandchildren.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.  

 

        Jan. 06, 1998 – Tuesday

STROUD, May Lyon                                                                  d. 05 Jan 1998
WAYNESBURG - May Lyon Stroud, 91, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at her residence.
Born Jan. 21, 1906, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Elizabeth Amanda Hoober Lyon. She was 
employed at First & Farmers Bank, Science Hill, for over 25 years. She was the widow of William Stroud, and was predeceased by 
two sons, Harold E. and James A. Stroud.
Survivors include two grandsons, David Stroud of Crab Orchard and Donald Stroud of Waldorf, Md.
Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at
Science Hill Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Arrangements are by Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.  

 

         Dec. 31, 1996 – Tuesday

SUTTON, Kathlene Dudderar                                                              d. 31 Dec 1996

LANCASTER - Kathlene Sutton, 82, of Richmond Street died today at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 29, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ruben and Hattie Archer Dudderar. She was a homemaker 
and a member of Lancaster United Methodist Church. She was the widow of J.B. Sutton.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna S. Arnold of Lancaster; a son, Ron Sutton of Lancaster; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Don Hatton and Dwight Forderhase
. Burial will be in
Lancaster Cemetery
. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.  

 

       Dec 01, 1997 – Monday

THOMPSON, Jon E.                                                         d. 29 Nov 1997
STANFORD - Services for Jon E. Thompson, 52, of Glade Fork Road, Crab Orchard, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral 
Home by the Rev. David Harris. Burial will be in the family cemetery.
He died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital. Visitation is after 6 p.m. Monday.  

 

        Oct. 21, 2004 – Thursday

WARE, Esta McMullin                                                                  d. 19 Oct 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Esta Ware, 102, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Greg Powell and 
David Gambrel. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery. She died Tuesday at Stanford House nursing home.  
Born April 21, 1902, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Willis B. and Ida Caldwell McMullin. She was a former 
employee of Patterson's Store, a former cook at Kings
Mountain School and a member of Kings Mountain Christian Church. She 
was the widow of Homer Ware. Survivors include a sister, Beulah Ahr of Cincinnati; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 
and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, J.C. Ware. She was the grandmother of Larry and Gary Ware, 
both of Walltown.  

 

          July 09, 1997  - Wednesday

WATSON, Russie M. Followell                                               d. 08, July 1997
MORELAND - Russie Mae Watson, 78, of Hustonville, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 11, 1918, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Killis and Minnie Hill Followell. She was a homemaker and a 
member of Jesus Name Pentecostal Church, Casey County. She was the widow of Edwin ``Pete'' Watson.
Survivors include four sons, Curtis G. Watson of Liberty, David J. Watson of Erlanger, Clyde B. Watson of Hustonville, and Donny R. 
Watson of Gravel Switch; two daughters, Elizabeth Watson of Hustonville and Julie Whitis of Eubank; a brother, Charles Follwell of 
Indiana, Frances Simpson of Illinois, and Lynelle Benson of Liberty; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren; 
and two step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt by the Rev. Norris McCawley. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation is 
after 5 p.m. today.  

 

           Aug. 27, 1997 – Wednesday

WATTS, Leona Fields                                                                 d. 25 Aug 1997
WAYNESBURG - Services for Leona Fields Watts, 76, of Kings Mountain, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral 
Home by the Revs. Hugh Herron and David Gambrel. Burial will be in
Pleasant Point Cemetery.
She died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Jan. 13, 1921, in Letcher County, she was a daughter of George Madison and Rebexie Caudill Fields. She was a homemaker 
and a member of Kings Mountain Christian Church and was a Kentucky Colonel. She was the widow of Woodrow Wilson ``Woody'' Watts.
Survivors include three sons, Ray and David Watts of Stanford and Wade Watts of Kings Mountain; five daughters, Sally Miller, Deanie 
Snow and Joanne Greer, both of Kings Mountain, Gwen Hawk and Denise Jenkins, all of Stanford; a brother, Davis Fields of Louisville; 
a sister, Paulina Sloan of Lexington; 21 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.  

 

          Nov. 22, 1998 – Sunday

WESLEY, Martha Thompson                                                             d. 20 Nov 1998
STANFORD - Services for Martha A. Thompson Wesley, 78, of Arnold Towers, formerly of Preachersville, will be 2 p.m. today at Fox 
Funeral Home by Elvin Thompson. Burial will be in
Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born March 26, 1920, in Bell County, she was the daughter of the late William Matt and Lurinda Robbins Thompson. She was a retired 
press operator at Palm Beach Co. for 37 1/2 years and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Imogene W. Harness of Stanford and Eula Lee Saylor Eaton of Danville; one brother, Richard Thompson 
of Pineville; four sisters, Anna Mae Wilder of Stanford, Elsie Gibbons of Bowling Green and Nellie Thompson and Lydia Edna Orr, both 
of Dayton; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David Thompson, Steven Thompson, Michael Thompson, John Saylor, Bobby Wayne Baker and Leon Harris.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of the service today.  

 

          Dec. 19, 1996 – Thursday

WHITE, Calvin                                                                        d. 17 Dec 1996
STANFORD - Services for Calvin White, 69, of Redwood Drive, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Stanford Baptist Church by the Rev. Gerald 
Stowe. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.He died Tuesday at home.
Born Nov. 1, 1927, in Macon County, Tenn., he was a son of the late Carl and Roxy Barton White. He was a farmer and retired dairy 
farm specialist for Kraft Foods Company in Lawrenceburg where he worked for 33 years. He was a member of the Missionary Baptist 
Church, Lafayette, Tenn. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War,
and had served on the Lincoln County Fair 
Board for many years. He was a past president of the Stanford Rotary Club and past director and secretary of the Stanford/Lincoln 
County Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the Stanford City Water Commission and the Planning and Zoning Board and was 
a former director of the National Bank of Hustonville.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley White; three sons, Charles L. White of Lawrenceburg, David L. White of Lexington and John White 
of Stanford; a daughter, Melanie Taylor of Stanford; a brother, Robert White of Lafayette; a sister, Opal Johnson of Lafayette; and 
six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dana, Keith and Brian White, Christopher Johnson, Shane Lyle and David Cooper.
Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Russell, Morgan Pence, Minor Teague, Hugh Helm, Randy Leach, Jack D. Johnson, Fred Reichenbach, 
Floyd Gritton, Gene Morrell and E.J. Pyle.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until the service Friday at the church.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.    

 

           Dec. 19, 1997 – Friday

WHITE, Marianna Nunnelley                                                 d. 15 Dec 1997
WILLIAMSPORT, Md. - Marianna N. White, 92, of Williamsport, died Monday in Frederick, Md.
Born June 12, 1905, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Anderson R. and Anna T. Nunnelley.
She was a teacher of the deaf; a member of the Presbyterian church and the widow of J. Everett White.
Survivors include a daughter, Margaret A. Oberlander of Virginia Beach, Va.; a son, William A. White of Frederick, Md.; 
and three grandchildren.
Services are private. Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown, Md.  

 

        June 01, 1999

 WILKERSON, Jessie H.
 Jessie H. Wilkerson, 86, of Stanford, died Tuesday at Manor Health Care Services. 
 Born April 26, 1913, in Liberty, he was a son of the late Ed and Viola Wilkerson. He was a mechanic and the widower of 
Mary A. Wilkerson. He wa a member of Cedar Ridge Church in Stanford. 
 Survivors include six daughters, Vie Smith, Jo Ann Alcorn, Frances Alexander and Janie Lamb, all of Cincinnati, Shirley Jackson 
of Lexington and Louise Holt of Stanford; a brother, Otis Wilkerson of Danville; 19 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. 
 Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Stanford First Baptist Church by the Rev. William Ewing. Burial will be in
Barrow Cemetery
 Pallbearers will be Michael Alcorn, Ronnie Wilkerson, Tony Alexander, Aaron Lamb, Alonzo Alcorn and Ralphiel Farrar. 
 Honorary pallbearers are Luther Wilkerson, James Alcorn, Charles Logan, George Reid, James Logan and Robert Coulter.  
Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday.   

 

         Feb. 21, 1999 – Sunday

WOODS, Elizabeth                                                                       d. 19 Feb 1999

WAYNESBURG - Elizabeth ``Lizzie'' Woods, 89, of Stanford, died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 29, 1909, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Dudley and Nannie Adams Woods. She was a former 
laundromat employee in Richmond.
Survivors include serveral nieces and nephews.
Services are 2 p.m. today at Grove Ridge Baptist Church by the Rev. Onva Hayes. Burial will be in
Grove Ridge Cemetery.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   

 

          July 07, 1999 –Wednesday

YOUNG, James Wesley                                                                  d. 01 July 1999
James Wesley Young, 83, of Alum Springs Cross Pike, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 19, 1915, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Hugh and Susie Collins Young. He was a retired construction worker, 
a World War II Navy veteran and a Mason. He was the widower of Ruby Long Young.
Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Smith of Danville; two sisters, Mattie Long and Virginia Kennedy, both of Danville; four 
grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in
Bellevue Cemetery
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday.