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        Obituaries of Lincoln Co. File #11

Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto

 

ADAMS, Ira Gose                                            ALLEN, Francis Kidd                                        ARMSTRONG, Arthur

BAUGH, Louis                                                  BELCHER, Pearl Todd                                      BENGE, Chester M.

BENGE, Nellie McClure                                    BERTRAM, Sallie Marshall                                BOONE, Leonard B.

BROWN, Lucy Givens                                      BRYANT, Carolyn Miller                                    BURCH, Eddie B.

BUTLER, Andrew T.                                        CARMAN, Norma J.                                          CLARK, Virginia Howard

COFFEY, James W.                                         COFFMAN, Raymond L                                    COLEMAN, Connie Durham

COLEMAN, Ersie Brown                                 COMBS, Grover Cecil                                        COWEN, David S.

COWEN, Margaret Pleasants                            CRAWFORD, Harry                                          DENNEY, Paul R.

DENNY, George F.                                          DOYLE, Lester A. Sr.                                         DURHAM, Luther

DURHAM, W. T.                                             ELDRIDGE, Henry D.                                         ELKINS, Dorothy E. Reece

ELLIOTT, John P.                                            FLOYD, Thomas J.                                             GAITHER, Lonnie

GIBBONS, Homer                                           GIFFORD, Russell C.                                         GOGGIN, John M.

GOOCH, John Earl                                           GOODE, Howard T.                                          GREER, Glenda Kay

GREER, Shannon                                              GRIFFIN, Mattie C.                                           HAGGARD, Bessie Pittman

HANSON, George F.                                       HARNESS, James Franklin                                HINES, Everett R.

HORTON, Artie M.                                          HOWARD, Catherine                                        HUMPHREY, Sylvia Marie

HUNDLEY, Ruth Ann                                       HUNT, Bertha E. Siler                                       JENNINGS, Dr. Benjamin A.

KENNEDY, Bertha                                           LAMBERT, Marjorie M.                                   LEDFORD, Coy

LEEDY, Elsie J.                                                LYNN, Jesse                                                     MANUEL, Woodrow

MARTIN, Ethel Wall                                        MARTIN, Ida Mae                                            McWHORTER, Jack

MILLER, James B. Sr.                                     MIZE, Everett                                                     MOODY, Luanna Anderson

MORGAN, Marie Hunter                                 MORGAN, Mary B.                                          MULLINS, Horace G.

MULLINS, Jason K.                                        NEW, James T.                                                  OLIVER, Lela M. Bastin

OWENS, Harold C.                                         PALO, Viola Brooks                                          PAYTON, Michael D.

PEARSON, Jamie Burgin                                 PETREY, James Cecil                                         POWERS, Earl C.

PRICE, Clarence                                              PRICE, Louise Hunter                                         PRIVETTE, Mamie Brown

RECTOR, Harold T.                                        REYNOLDS, Flossie B.                                      RICHARDS, William

RIFFE, William D.                                           ROBBINS, Alma Tapp                                        SHEARROW, Guy J.

SIMMS, Nellie Adington                                 STATOM, Myrtle Smith                                       STEWART, Mary C.

STIMETZ, Frank E.                                        TAYLOR, Harl D. Sr.                                          THOMPSON, Martha Harris

THOMPSON, Nancy E.                                 WALKER, Archibald W. Sr.                                WALLS, Lacorda M

WARREN, Elizabeth Powell                            WATSON, James C.                                           WILLIAMS, Josephine B.

WILLIAMS, Allabell H.                                  WRAY, William F.                                               YOUNG, Iva Hensley

   

 

 

 

    Feb. 11, 1997- Tuesday  

ADAMS, Ira G.
Services for Ira Gose Adams, 93, formerly of Kings Mill Road, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Mark, Stuart, Scotty Adams, Bruce Rankin, Michael and Bradley Ingram.
She died Sunday at Fort Logan Extended Care, Stanford, Lincoln Co. Ky.

 

      July 10, 2003 – Thursday 

ALLEN, Francis                                                                     d. 01 July 2003

STANFORD,  Francis Marie Allen, 68, of Darst Street, Stanford, died Tuesday, July 1, 2003 at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.  Born February 23, 1935 in Rockcastle County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur C. Allen and Smarie Ann Kidd. She was a homemaker and a member of Jesus Church House of Prayer.   Survivors include: two sons, Charles Reagan of Harrodsburg and Larry Allen Sr. of Stanford; five brothers, Joe and Raymond Kidd, both of Stanford, James Kidd of Waynesburg, Sherman Jones of La Grange and Bobby Jones of Georgetown; four sisters, Rosie Swope of Lancaster, Dalphine Cherry of Charlestown, Ind., Donna Blanton of Crab Orchard, and Faye Kidd of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two step grandchildren. Services were conducted Friday, July 4, at Fox Funeral Home, Stanford, by Donnie Irvin. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers were Rodney, Anthony and Patrick Reagan, Joey and Mike Cherry, and Jesse Denney. Honorary pallbearers were Scottie Kidd, Jeffrey Blanton, Jimmy Barker Jr., Raymond Garris, James Barnett and Jeremy Hood.

 

 

   March 10, 1998 – Tuesday

ARMSTRONG, Arthur                                                         d. 08 Mar 1998
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Arthur ``Art'' E. Armstrong, 80, of Deep Well Woods Road, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Sam Solair. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.He died Sunday at home.Born Jan. 7, 1918, in Atwood, he was a son of the late Omar B. and Nellie Tanner Armstrong. He was a retired supervisor and foreman for Ford Motor Company, Cincinnati, and a member of Somerset Seventh Day Adventist Church.Survivors include his wife, Ruth J. Poole Armstrong; two sons, Robert E. Armstrong of Batavia, Ohio, and Jan A. McKenzie of Crab Orchard; three daughters, Josephine C. Roberts of St. Cloud, Fla., Darla J. Pauley of Crab Orchard and Ruth A. Danhires of Sarasota, Fla.; three sisters, Mable Johnson of Walton, Jessie Fisk of Independence and Anna B. Moser of Fort Mitchell; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.Pallbearers will be Robert, Arthur and Russell Armstrong, Greg Danhires, Kay Kelly and Ronnie Goodridge.

 

  Jan. 14, 1997 – Tuesday

BAUGH, Louis                                                                 d. 12 Jan 1997
WAYNESBURG - Services for Louis Baugh, 70, North Fishing Creek Road, Kings Mountain, are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Miracle Temple Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.He died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born March 10, 1926, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Quincy and Ellen Ashley Baugh. He was a farm worker and a member of Redemption Road Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Adams Reynolds Baugh; former wives, Verna Young Baugh and Audrey Baugh, both of Waynesburg; two sons, Randall Baugh, Waynesburg and Delmer Baugh, Lexington; two stepsons, Donnie Reynolds, Kings Mountain and Tony Reynolds, Harrodsburg; two brothers, Hollis Baugh, Reading, Ohio, and Ivan Baugh, Somerset; two sisters, Merlie Pence, Eubank and Velma Blackburn, Ferguson; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Mildred Baugh.

 

  Apr. 7, 2001 – Saturday                                                                                      

BELCHER, Pearl Todd                             d. 06 Apr 2001

BELCHER, Pearl Todd, 93, Harness Ridge Road, Crab Orchard, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford. Born Feb. 5, 1908, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William and Effie Bastin Todd. She was a farmer and homemaker. Survivors include a son, Ben Belcher, Berea; two daughters, Cynthia Belcher Harrison, Louisville, and Edna Faye Belcher Howell, Somerset; two brothers, Lois Todd, Waynesburg, and Lester Todd, Cincinnati; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her husband, Whitt Belcher; her parents; a son, Whitt Belcher Jr.; a daughter, Essie Lee Belcher Jackson; five brothers, Bernie, Stanley, Leslie, Leonard and Homer Todd; and three sisters, Ethel Bowman, Edna Todd Belcher and Marie Todd Wren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, May 9, at New Hope Church of God with Bro. Cecil Roundtree officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

      Feb. 14, 1997  - Friday

BENGE, Chester M.                                                          d. 13 Feb 1997
CRAB ORCHARD - Chester Marvin Benge, 57, 725 Hwy. 618 West, died Thursday at his mother's home from an apparent heart attack during his sleep.Born Aug. 31, 1939, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of Nellie McClure Benge of Crab Orchard and the late Homer Edward Benge. He had attended Mount Zion Church of Christ. He was a former employee of the maintenance division of pressure washers. He also was an Air Force veteran.Additional survivors are a son, Gregory Allen Benge of Danville; two daughters, Debbie Wilburn and Sandra Gail Duff, both of Stanford; a brother, Danny Benge of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Glenda Ferrell of Crab Orchard and Jeannie Smith of Eubank; a special friend, Carol Pittman of Crab Orchard, and eight grandchildren.Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson and Cecil Roundtree. Burial with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18, Stanford, will be at Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery on Ky. 39, south.

 

 

      Oct. 23, 1997 – Thursday

BENGE, Nellie M.                                                                d. 22 Oct 1997
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Nellie McClure Benge, 86, of Ky. 39 South, will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernie Arnold. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born May 28, 1913, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of William Green and Mattie Harper McClure. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Zion Church of Christ. She was the widow of Homer Edward Benge.
Survivors include a son, Danny Benge of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Glenda Ferrell of Crab Orchard and Jeannie Smith of Brodhead; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Harold, Virgil and Marvin Benge.

 

     Dec. 2, 1996 – Monday

BERTRAM, Sallie M.                                                        d. 30 Nov 1996
STANFORD - Sallie Marshall Bertram, 91, of Harmon Heights died Saturday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born Nov. 11, 1905, in Jefferson County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Martha Hutchinson Marshall. She was a homemaker and a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Liberty. She was the widow of George B. Bertram Sr.
Survivors include two sons, George Bertram Jr. of Stanford and Ray Bertram of London; two daughters, Martha Dean of Stanford and Jo Benton of Nicholasville; a halfbrother, Alvin Edward of Louisville; a halfsister, Lizzie Mae Miller of Louisville; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Bill, Carl L. and Joel Curtis Bertram; and a daughter, Louise Jones McBrayer.Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. David McFarland and Dale Denton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.Pallbearers are grandsons.

 

 

     Nov. 4, 1997 – Tuesday

BOONE, Leonard B.                                                              d. 03 Nov 1997
STANFORD - Lincoln County civic and political leader Leonard B. Boone, 95, of Danville Avenue died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Boone served as Lincoln County judge from 1966 to 1970. He also served three terms on the Stanford City Council and served on the Stanford School Board.Stanford attorney Cabell D. Francis Sr., recalled that Boone performed the duties of county judge very well. At the time he was county judge the position involved carrying out duties similar to those now handled by district judges. ``Mr. Boone was a fine Christian man. When he was judge he decided cases according to what was right and wrong. He didn't fudge one bit. He also did a lot to improve the roads in the county and he kept peace on the fiscal court,'' said Francis.Retired district judge Marvin Cornett echoed Francis' assessment of Boone.``He was always a fair man and very pleasant to work with,'' Cornett said. ``In those days he tried misdemeanors and had nearly the same duties as the district judge has now.''Born Nov. 22, 1901, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late James H. and Margaret Bastin Boone. He had been co-owner of Boone and Cave Clothing Store. He was a member of Stanford Christian Church where he had served as elder, Sunday School teacher and Sunday School superintendent.He was a member of County Judges Association of Kentucky and was district president. While on Stanford City Council, he helped to promote a new city lake and water system. He also was instrumental in the organization of the Stanford-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and served a term as vice president. He was a mason, past member of Lincoln Masonic Lodge No. 60, F&AM, and member and past president of the Rotary Club.He was the widower of Christine Brown Boone.Survivors include two daughters, Sara Lynn Cave of Stanford, and Teresa Balough of Old Lyme, Conn.; a sister, Bess B. Gooch of Louisville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Tim Boschen.

 

    Oct. 22, 1997 – Wednesday

BROWN, Lucy G.                                                              d. 20 Oct 1997
Services for Lucy Lee Givens Brown, 74, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Boneyville. Burial will be in Barrows Cemetery, Lincoln County.She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born July 23, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Barney and Florence Givens. She was the widow of Leroy ``Bud Peek'' Brown.Survivors include three sons, William Brown of Burlington, N.C., Calvin K. Brown of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kenny Brown of Arizona; a stepdaughter, Cynthia Bigbee of Indianapolis, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Pallbearers will be Kim Brown, Elyas Brown, Darryl Brown, Dexter Gooch, Robin Brown, Keith Brown and Kelvin Givens. Honorary pallbearers are Raymond Herrington, Clarence Brown, Larue Brown, John Conners, Robert Brown, Shirley Givens and Gary Brown. She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Brown.

 

 

    Sept. 27, 1998 - Sunday

BRYANT, Carolyn M.                                                    d. 24 Sep 1998
Services for Carolyn Miller Bryant, 57, of East Walnut Street, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church by Paul Prabell. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center after a short illness.
Born Feb. 8, 1941, in Danville, she was a daughter of Samuel E. Miller and the late Marjorie Cohen. She was the widow of James E. Bryant.
Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl R. Moncure of Kannapolis, N.C.; and three step-sisters, Janet Howard of Forest Park, Ohio, Patricia Johnson of St. Louis, and Linda Bunton of Louisville.

 

   Dec. 2, 1996 - Monday

BURCH, Eddie B.                                                              d. 30, Nov 1996
CRAB ORCHARD - Eddie Bailey Burch, 93, of Lancaster Street died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born April 2, 1903 in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Jr. and Phoebe Wilson Bailey. She was a homemaker and the widow of Frank Burch. At the time of her death she held the longest membership of the Crab Orchard Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. She was also a former member of Crab Orchard Homemakers Group.Survivors include a daughter, Lillian Burch Shelton of Crab Orchard; two grandsons; and four great-grandsons.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Baptist Church by the Revs. Mark Shelton and Norman Young. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews.
Honorary pallbearers are Charles Estes, Junior Renner and deacons of Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

 

      Apr. 16, 1999 - Friday

BUTLER, Andrew T.                                                          d. 14 Apr 1999
MORELAND - 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 a 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; two sons, Andrew David and Eric D. Butler, both 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.Pallbearers will be Charles, Eric and Tim Lopez, Brad Chester, Timothy Barber and Aaron Murphy. Honorary pallbearer is Jerry Wall.

 

    Jan. 11, 1998 - Sunday

CARMAN, Norma J.                                                              d. ? Jan. 1998
MORELAND - Services for Norma Jean Carman, 63, of Cincinnati will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Don McKinney. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.Born April 27, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Carrie Reid Carman of Deltona, Fla., and the late Ralph Carman. She was a retired office manager of Prudential Life Insurance Co., Cincinnati.Survivors include a daughter, Teri Nelson of Dublin, Ohio; a sister, Carol Carman of Atlanta; and a grandson.Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

         Jan. 31, 1997 - Friday

CLARK, Virginia                                                            d. 30 Jan 1997
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Virginia ``Jen'' Howard Clark, 67, 1757 Blue Licks Road, Lexington, formerly of Crab Orchard, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home chapel by the Revs. David Calhoun and Norman Young. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
She died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington after an apparent heart ailment.Born April 14, 1929, in Loyall, she was a daughter of the late Hamp and Jessie Rogers Howard. She was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church. She was a retired dietetics employee with the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Lexington.Survivors include a son, Darryl Clark of Lexington; three daughters, Dana Delaney of Edgewood, Diane Clark and Cheryl Rachford, both of Somerset; one brother, Jimmy Howard of Crab Orchard; four sisters, Alice Whitehead of Lexington, Erna Albright of Crab Orchard, Sonja Hooker of Sharonville, Ohio, and Sheryll Goodwin of Stanford; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

 

      Feb. 27, 1998 - Friday

COFFEY, James W.                                                       d. 25 Feb. 1998
WAYNESBURG - Services for James W. Coffey, 71, of Waynesburg, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Miracle Temple Church. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.He died Wednesday at Samaritan Hospital, Lexington.Born Oct. 4, 1925, he was a son of the late William H. and Nancy L. Pollard Coffey and the widower of Betty B. Coffey.Survivors include a son, James Edward Coffey of Waynesburg; a former wife, Faye Reed of Nicholasville; and five grandchildren.Pallbearers will be Harrison Pike, Doug Rose, William Dunaway, Roger Maston, Billy Reed and Bruce Mastin.

 

     May 29, 1996 – Wednesday

COFFMAN, Raymond L.                                                  d. 27 May 1996
MORELAND - The funeral for Raymond L. Coffman, 61, of Junction City will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Wendell Douglas and Tom Edwards. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. He died Monday at his home. Born Oct. 31, 1934, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Huey and Dora Pemberton Coffman. He was an employee of Jackson of Danville, where he worked for 32 years, and a member of Junction City Church of God. Survivors include two sons, Louis Coffman of Stanford and James Coffman of Perryville; two sisters, Flora Hardin of Junction City and Margie Miller of Danville; two brothers, Lonnie Coffman of Junction City and Dallas Coffman of Danville; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers are Frankie Emerson, Roy D. Miller, Dale Whited, Delbert Maddox, Wayne Hale and Otis Rigney. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

  

 

     May 4, 1997 - Sunday

COLEMAN, Connie D.                                              d. 02 May 1997
WAYNESBURG - Connie Darlene Coleman, 36, of 1195 Southfork Road, Kings Mountain, died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Sept. 21. 1960, in Hamilton, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Shea Durham. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.Survivors include her husband, Charles Coleman; two sons, Ronald Satterley and Bradley Dick, both of Liberty; two stepsons, Michael Coleman and Adam Coleman, both of Kings Mountain; a stepdaughter, Ashley Coleman of Kings Mountain; two sisters, Marsha Salyers of Waynesburg and Kimberly Edwards of Liberty; a stepbrother, Norman Durham of Milford, Ohio; three stepsisters, Janice McElroy of Danville, Jewell Black of Yosemite and Joyce Lloyd of Cincinnati; and one grandchild.A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery by Henderson Goins.

 

      Feb 26, 1998 – Thursday

COLEMAN, Ersie B.                                                   d. 25 Feb 1998
STANFORD - Services for Ersie Brown Coleman, 93, of Star Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Henderson Goins. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Casey County. She died Wednesday in Stanford.Born June 18, 1904, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late David V. and Leona Shelton Brown. She was a homemaker and a member of South Fork Baptist Church, Casey County. She was the was the widow of Virgil Coleman.Survivors include three daughters, Hazel Foster of Stanford, Anna L. Griffin of Waynesburg, and Violet Kidd of Stanford; three sons, Vernon Coleman and Clifford Coleman, both of Stanford, and Floyd Coleman of Hustonville; 29 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Lonzo Coleman.Pallbearers will be grandsons.

 

 

     Dec. 6, 2002 - Friday 

  COMBS,  Grover Cecil                                                 d. 05 Dec. 2002

Grover Cecil “Nick”Combs , 81, of Stanford ,died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born April 13, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Leonard and Viola Kayes Combs. He was an agent and driver for American Red Ball Transit Co., and American Van Lines. He was a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church and the widower of Marie Brown Combs. Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Combs James of Stanford and Wanda Combs Hemphill of Cumming, Ga.; a a sister, Zora Blankenship of Virginia; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Jerry Beck and Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Terrill Wayne, Gary Padgett, Michael Poynter, Billy Moberly, Pat Sanders and Buddy Burton. Honorary pallbearers are Delbert Crawford, Harmon Smith and Arnold Stogsdill.                                               Danville Advocate

   

    Jan. 7, 1998 - Wednesday

COWEN, David S.                                                             d. 06 Jan. 1998
STANFORD - David Stevens Cowan, 76, of Herndon Avenue, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born July 31, 1922, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Malinda Stevens Cowan of Stanford and the late Everett Cowan. He was a former employee of Stanford Creamery and was retired from National Casket Company, Lancaster. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Crab Orchard.Survivors include a son, James L. Cowan of Stanford; a daughter, Nancy A. Lynn of Stanford; two brothers, Eugene Cowan of Nicholasville and Billy Cowan of Georgia; a sister, Christine McKinney of Stanford; and a grandson.Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

    Feb. 23, 1998 - Monday

COWAN, Margaret P.                                                         d. 22 Feb. 1998
STANFORD - Margaret Pleasants Cowan, 73, of Stanford Greens Apartments, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born Oct. 6, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Verner and Julia Smith Pleasants. She was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She was the widow of David S. Cowan.Survivors include her son, James L. Cowan of Stanford; a daughter, Nancy A. Lynn of Stanford; a sister, Nancy Pleasants of Memphis, Tenn.; and a grandson.Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

 

CRAWFORD,  Harry

Harry Crawford 84, formerly of Lincoln County, passed away in London, June 9.  He was preceded in death by his wife Lucinda Hoskins Crawford in 1986.  He was the son of the late George F. Crawford and Susie Maupin Crawford.  He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Howard (Gertrude) Barker of Bowling Green, Mrs. Donald (Dorothy) Skaggs of Fairborn, OH., and Mrs. James (Effie) Hazelbaker of Danville and one brother, Delbert Crawford of Stanford.  Funeral services were held at House-Rawlings Funeral Home.  Burial was in Hoskins Cemetery in Laurel County.  (SS Index lists Harry F. Crawford - b. 07 Apr 1906      d. 09 June 1990. County not listed)

 

 

     May 4, 1997 – Sunday

DENNEY, Paul R.                                                                d. 01 May 1997
CRAB ORCHARD - The funeral for Paul Ray Denney, 61, of 6780 Ky. 1781 will be held at 3 p.m. today at New Hope First Church of God, Ky. 39, by the Rev. Ted Doyle. Burial will be in Sophus Cemetery, Broughtontown.Pallbearers will be Rick Denney, Justin Snyder, Desi Snyder, P.J. Vanhook, Tim Denney and Paul Huddleson.He died Thursday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, from injuries in a farm tractor accident.Born June 28, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Killas and Margaret Neal Denney. He was a farmer, retired food court supervisor at Lakeland Mall, Lakeland, Fla., and a member of New Hope Church of God.Survivors include his wife, Conswella ``Connie'' Combs Denney; two sons, Rick Denney of Dry Ridge and Tim Denney of Hamilton, Ohio; four daughters, Sandra Huddleson of South Lebanon, Ohio, Sherrie Snyder of Cincinnati, Debbie Rogers of Crab Orchard and Missy Brogan of Westchester, Ohio; four brothers, Elmer Denney and James Denney, both of Columbus, Ind., Emmitt Denney of Elizabeth, Ind., and David Denney of Crab Orchard; three sisters, Geneva Oliver of Lancaster and Dorothy Todd and Lydia Siler, both of Columbus, Ind.

   The Lincoln Ledger , Stanford Ky. Wednesday August 26, 1987

 

DENNY, George F. 

CRAB ORCHARD                                                             d. 19 Aug. 1987

 The funeral of George Franklin Denny, 42, of Depot Street, Stanford, was held SaturdayAt the Martin Funeral Home, Crab Orchard, by the Rev. Dan Carr. Burial was in Mount Zion Cemetery, Crab Orchard.   He died Wednesday, 19, in the Hubble section in Lincoln Co. of a heart attack while cutting tobacco.  He was a general laborer and son of the late Elmer and Zella James Denny. Survivors include a wife, Annie Frances Brock Denny; 4 brothers, Charles Denny of Lexington, Billy Denny of Louisville, James Brock of California and Larry Flannery of Lancaster; 3 sisters; Elva Mae Neal of Shellbyville, Indiana, Mable Mobley of Stanford and Ethel Benge of Junction City.

 

   Nov. 3, 1997 – Monday

DOYLE, Lester A. Sr.                                                       d. 01 Nov. 1997
STANFORD - Services for Lester A. Doyle Sr., 89, Danville Road, Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Gary Yocum and Donald King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.He died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born Feb. 8, 1908, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late Ben and Martha Jane Plummer Doyle. He was a retired truck driver and farmer. He was a member of Redemption Road Pentecostal Church.Survivors include his wife, Helen Adkins Dishon Doyle; a son, Kenneth R. Doyle of Indianapolis, Ind.; a daughter, Shirley M. Taylor of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Victor Doyle of Brodhead, and Cecil Doyle of Berea; four sisters, Flossie Rouse of Florida, and Verna Wilson of Dayton, Ohio, Edith Atwood of Casey County, and Myrtle Manuel of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Mamie Tapscott Doyle; and a son, Lester Doyle Jr.

 

    Dec. 6, 1998 - Saturday

DURHAM, Luther                                                             d. 05 Dec. 1998
LIBERTY - Luther ``Babe'' Durham, 69, of Yosemite, died Friday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.Born April 12, 1929, in Mount Olive, Ky., he was a son of the late Brownlow and Frances Durham. He was a former sawmill employee.Survivors include two nephews, a niece and several cousins. He was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel by the Revs. Greg Powell and C.B. Carman. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.

 

  Nov. 2, 1997 - Sunday       

DURHAM, W.T.                                                                   d. 31 Oct. 1997
MIDDLEBURG - W.T. Durham, 91, of Yosemite, died Friday at Royal Manor Nursing Home, Nicholasville.Born June 28, 1906, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Logan and Lillie Powell Durham. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church. He was the widower of Effie Nickles Durham.Survivors include four daughters, Eula Wesley, Thelma Kays, Mary Denson and Lutricia Sassard, all of Yosemite; a son, Leonard Durham of Liberty; and several grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by five sons, Manuel, Richard, Albert, Clarence and Delbert Durham; and two daughters, Ina Simmons and Brenda Durham.Services will be 2 p.m. today at Mount Calvary Baptist Church by the Revs. C.B. Carman and Gale Durham. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

 

      Nov. 29, 1996 - Saturday

ELDRIDGE, Henry D.                                                      d. 29 Nov. 1996

WAYNESBURG - Services for Henry D. Eldridge, 89, of Kings Mountain will be held 11 a.m. Sunday at Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church by the Revs. Allen Whitaker, Homer Smith, Emory Caudill, Roger Gibson and Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died today at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.Born Sept. 1, 1907, in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Leander and Betty Day Eldridge. He was a retired state highway department employee and a member of Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church. He was the widower of Lucinda Field Eldridge.Survivors include six sons, Carl Eldridge of Science Hill, Hubert Eldridge of Blackie, Arthur Eldridge and Elmer Eldridge, both of Frankfort, Emil Eldridge of Bronston, Raymond Eldridge of Hallie; three daughters, Betty Sue Williams of Shelbyville, Ind., Stella Shelton of Crab Orchard and Arlie Simpson of Waynesburg; a brother, Astor Eldridge of Midway, Ohio; two sisters, Elma Caudill of Blackie and Arlie Shea of Waynesburg; 43 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Andrew Eldridge; and two daughters, Eva Leach and Leona Eldridge.

   

  Sept. 20, 1996 – Friday

ELKINS, Dorothy E.                                                        d. 19 Sep. 1996
MORELAND - Dorothy Evelyn Elkins, 92, of Waynesburg, died Thursday at Friendship House nursing home, Danville.Born March 9, 1904, in Pike County, she was a daughter of the late Franklin and Mary Craft Reece. She was a homemaker, a member of Jehovah's Witnesses, Stanford Congregation, and the widow of Arthur Elkins.Survivors include five sons, James Walton Elkins of Kings Mountain, William Clayton Elkins of Lynn Haven, Fla., Arthur Elkins Jr. of Warren, Mich., Curtis Glen Elkins of Waynesburg and Kenneth Tillman Elkins of Newport Richey, Fla.; a daughter, Mary Faye Finley of Romulus, Mich; 38 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, John Franklin Elkins and Clement Leon Elkins.Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Thompson. Burial will be in Elkins Cemetery, Lincoln County.

    

  Jan. 20, 1997 – Monday

ELLIOTT, John P.                                                           d. 19 Jan. 1997
WAYNESBURG - John Paul Elliott, 81, Fort Logan Extended Care, Stanford, died there Sunday.Born Dec. 31, 1915, in Casey County, he was a son of the late William and Louvena Wall Elliott. He was a carpenter and a member of Mt. Olive Christian Church.Survivors include two sisters, Thelma Elliott, Middletown, Ohio, and Martha Steigleman, Loveland, Ohio.Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. David Gambrel. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.

    

Oct. 23, 1997 - Thursday

FLOYD, Thomas J.                                                        d. 21 Oct. 1997
MORELAND - Thomas J. Floyd, 31, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born Sept. 13 1966, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Lee and Birdie Asbury Floyd. He was a farmer and a member of the Pentecostal Church.Survivors include two daughters, Brittany Renee Floyd and Cody Jean Floyd, both at home; three sisters, Betty Carey, Teresa Gengrass and Kim Floyd, all of Stanford.Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Joyce Cornett. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Casey County.

   

  Jan. 12, 1998 – Monday

GAITHER, Lonnie                                                           d. 10 Jan. 1998
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Lonnie Gaither, 75, of Finns Lane, will be 8 p.m. today at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Ottenheim, by the Rev. Mike Weglicki. He died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.Born Nov. 25, 1922, in Louisville, he was a son of the late Lonnie and Tabitha Skaggs Gaither. He was a Navy Seabee having served during World War II. He retired after over 50 years as a sheet metal journeyman. He was also head international business agent, organizer, representative and chief assistant under the Sheet Metal Journeyman union president. Near the end of his career he was a special project consultant for the United States Nuclear Power Plant System, and for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Corp.
Survivors include his wife, Rosella Naylor Gaither; a daughter, Karen S. Orwick of Louisville; a stepdaughter, Theresa Fletcher of Silver Springs, Md.; three sons, John L. Gaither, Mark J. Gaither and Daniel P. Gaither, all of Louisville; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara M. McGiveney.Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Monday at the church. Also, a visitation will be 1-9 p.m. Tuesday at Ratterman and Sons Funeral Home, Louisville. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Cemetery by the Rev. Casper Volpert.
Pallbearers will be David Orwick, Dale and Chris Gaither, Kelly Horrell, Tim Stevenson, Mike Meister and Justin Fletcher.

 

   Jan. 6. 1998 - Tuesday

GIBBONS, Homer                                                                    d. 04 Jan. 1998
MOUNT VERNON - Homer Gibbons, 75, of Crab Orchard, died Sunday at the home of his daughter.Born Dec. 15, 1922, in Harlan County, he was a son of the late Bill and Lizzie Hensley Gibbons. He was a retired coal miner and factory worker and a member of the Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include three sons, Denver Gibbons of Winston-Salem N.C., Delmas Gibbons of Stanford and Kenneth Gibbons of Richmond, Va.; seven daughters, Jane Mullins of Eubank, Betty Simpson, Faye Gwyn, Alva Cash, and Carol Lewis, all of Crab Orchard, Melissa Payne of Closplint and Wilhemia Brous of Richmond, Va.; three brothers, Melvin Gibbons of Livingston, Campbell Gibbons of Dayton, Ohio, and Cecil Gibbons of Crab Orchard; four sisters, Vina Morgan and Verna Sandlin, both of Dayton, Marie Callahan of Livingston and Isabelle Todd of Crab Orchard; 25 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and four step children, Benny Hutchinson of Closplint, Kathy Wagers of Pineville, Connie King of Evarts and Patricia Miracle of Richmond, Va.Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Billy Medley. Burial will be in Wynn Cemetery.

 

   Feb. 8, 1998 - Sunday

GIFFORD, Russell C.                                                               d. 05 Feb. 1998
MORELAND - Services for Russell C. Gifford, 59, of McKinney, will be 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Bausam. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.He died Thursday at home of natural causes.Born Aug. 5, 1938, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Carl and Audrey Smith Gifford. He worked for Whirlpool for several years as a fork lift operator.Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Marlow of McKinney and Paula Gifford of Danville; three brothers, Robert and Franklin Gifford of McKinney, and Donnie Gifford of Liberty; one sister, Connie Buis of Yosemite; and three grandchildren.Pallbearers will be Scott Gifford, Larry and Jason Buis, Wayne Pullum, Clarence Manuel, and Keith Coffman.

 

    May 8, 1990 – Thursday

GOGGIN,  John M.                                                                d. 09 May 1990

John M. Goggin  72, of 1770 Carman Lane, Stanford, died Wednesday, May 9 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.  A native of Lincoln County, he was born September 30, 1917 to Harry G. Goggin and Elsie Morris Goggin.  He was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church, Kentucky Beef Cattle Association, past treasurer Lincoln County Livestock Improvement Association, a recipient of the Clay Davis Jr. Award for outstanding contribution to the Lincoln County Feeder Association in 1981.  He was the widower of Jessie Lawson Goggin.  Survivors include a brother, Robert Goggin, Lexington; one sister, Mrs. James (Margaret) Ashley, Crestview, FL.; two uncles, Roger Morris, Burlington, NC., and E. C. Goggin, Stanford; and several nieces and nephews.  Active pallbearers were Wendell Morris, Bruce Morris, Doc. Norville, Bill Holtzclaw, Steve Ashley and Gene Ashley.  Honorary pallbearers were Paul Jeffries, David Peek, Paul Napier, David Gooch, Buddy Pence, Dan Grigson, Jack Blair, John Maupin, Morgan Pence, Adam Pence, J. B. Holtzclaw, Wallace Campbell, Lowell Atwood, David Campbell, and Roy Lee Reichenback.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 12 at the Fox Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Adams officiating.  Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.                                                                (Interior Journal)

                                      

          June 21, 1990 – Thursday                                               d. 17 June 1990

GOOCH,  John Earl; 56,  of 203 Maplewood Dr., Lancaster, KY., died Sunday, June 17 in Putnam General Hospital in Hurricane, WV.  A native of Lincoln county, he was born August 3, 1933 to Earl Gooch and Bess Boone Gooch.  He was a supervisor at Bryant Electric co., in High Point, NC., a former building contractor, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Old Goshen Christian Church.  Survivors include his wife Osa House Gooch, Lancaster; one son, 2nd Lt. John Mark Gooch, Louisville; his mother, Mrs. Earl (Bessie) Gooch, Stanford; one grandson, John Marland Gooch, Louisville; 1 niece and 1 nephew.  Pallbearers were David Scott, LeRoy Boone, Stuart Powell, Johnny Harness, Adrian Gooch, and Marvin Marshbanks.  Honorary pallbearers were Carroll Gooch, Bud Wilmot, bob Marshbanks, Rick Gooch, Cooper Harris and Otis Cave.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 20 at the Fox Funeral Home with Bro. John Lowry and Bro. Jerome Frandle officiating.  Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.                                                                    ( Interior Journal)

     

Apr. 30, 1997 – Wednesday

GOODE, Howard T.                                                           d. 29 Apr 1997
MORELAND - Howard Taylor Goode, 87, of Hustonville died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 20, 1909, in Lincoln County, he was a son of William and Emily Rebecca Harp Goode. He was a retired farmer and a member of Hustonville Baptist Church. He was the widower of Nellie Simpson Goode.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Sears Goode, two sons, Ronald Goode of Hustonville and James Goode, both of Shelbyville; two daughters, Lucille Vanoy of Hustonville and Pauline Hopkins of Lancaster; a daughter-in-law who was his caregiver, Barbara Goode; two sisters, Ethel Bunch of Springfield and Edith Flint of Louisville; a brother, Hubert Goode of Taylorsville; 11 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Delas Earles. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Howard Goode, Ray Bastin, Jim Sowders, Christopher Sowders, Danny Baker, and Stan Vanoy.

 

         May , 1990                                                                         

GREER, Glenda Kay                                                           d. 10 May, 1990

WAYNESBURG;Glenda Kay Jacobs 42, of Parlor Grove Road, Waynesburg, died Thursday, May 10 in Waynesburg.  A native of Boyle County, she was born August 31, 1947 to Dallas Jacobs and Lillian Sanders Jacobs.  She was the secretary at Waynesburg Elementary School and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.  Other survivors include a son, Daren Greer, Waynesburg; one daughter, Shanna Greer, Waynesburg; three brothers, Chuck Jacobs, Waynesburg, Roger Jacobs, Waynesburg and Kenny Jacobs, Waynesburg.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 12 at the Pleasant View Baptist Church with Revs. Vola brown and David McFarland officiating.  Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.  Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

          May  1990 – Thursday

 

GREER, Shannon;                                                                 d. 10 May 1990

Shannon Greer  46, of Parlor Grove Road, Waynesburg, died Thursday, May 10 in Casey County.  A native of Lincoln County, he was born June 10, 1943 to Walter Greer and Thelma Morgan Greer.  He was a farmer, an employee of Norfolk Southern Railroad and a member of Pond Baptist Church.  Other survivors include a son, Daren Greer, Waynesburg; one daughter, Shanna Greer, Waynesburg; grandmother, Viola Morgan Young, Stanford; one brother, Sharon Dale Greer, Waynesburg; and three sisters, Denise Carpenter, Greenville, TN., Phyllis Forrester, Middletown, OH., and Wanda Pennington, Bethel, OH.  Pallbearers were Jackie Greer, Dwayne Greer, Wayne Greer, Kenneth Greer, Pete Long, Jimmy Foley.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 12 at the Pleasant View Baptist Church with Revs. Vola Brown and David McFarland officiating.  Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.  Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.                                                                      ( Interior Journal.)

          June 23, 1999 – Wednesday

GRIFFIN, Mattie C.                                                                 d. 21 June 1999
MORELAND -- Mattie Christine Griffin, 57, of Middleburg, died Monday at her home of natural causes.Born June 18, 1942, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Sarah Dowell Treadway. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Clarence Griffin; a daughter, Sharon Miller of Hustonville; two brothers, Earl Treadway of Danville and James Treadway of Stanford; five sisters, Inez Brown of Brodhead, Nanimae Blakey of Stanford, Irene Tate of Lebanon, Clearice Griffin of Hustonville and Edna Lones of Stanford; three grandchildren; and a step granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Dale Griffin.Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Larry Moore and Don Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.Pallbearers are Kenny Miller, Kenny Griffin and Kevin Griffin, Brad Brock, Larry Lane, and Wayne Rigsby.

 

 

    Jan. 25, 1999 - Monday

HAGGARD, Bessie                                                                 d. 25 Jan. 1999                          
WAYNESBURG - Services for Bessie Mae Haggard, 90, of Waynesburg, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Rhodus and James Kelly. Burial will be in Pleasant Point Cemetery, Kings Mountain.She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.Born Sept. 23, 1908, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Flora A. Waddle Pittman. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church. She was the widow of Cicero J. Haggard.Survivors include two sons, Donald Haggard and Jackie Haggard, both of Waynesburg; two daughters, Bobbie Hart of Eubank and Joan Greer of Waynesburg; a brother, Oscar Pittman of Roachdale, Ind.; a sister, Jewell Griffin of Kings Mountain; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Estil E. ``Tack'' Haggard; and two daughters, Evelyn Slone and Marcella Haggard.

 

       Nov. 19, 1997 -Wednesday

HANSON, George F.                                                                d. 18 Nov 1997
MORELAND - George Frank Hanson, 79, of Stanford, died Tuesday at home.Born March 16, 1918, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late James M. and Ada Dunn Pruitt Hanson. He was a mail carrier for 37 years and a retired farmer. He was a veteran of World War II, a lifetime member of Moreland Christian Church where he was also a deacon, and a charter member of Moreland Ruritan Club.Survivors include his wife, Bernice Curtis Hanson; two stepdaughters, Betty Terrell of Hustonville, and Frances Kendall of Moreland; eight step grandchildren; 11 step great-grandchildren; and a step great-great-grandchild.Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Moreland Christian Church by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery with military services by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post, Stanford.Pallbearers will be deacons and elders of Moreland Christian Church.

 

         June 1990 – Thursday                                                    d. 11 June 1990

HARNESS, James Franklin; 48, of 177 Shannon Parkway, Nicholasville, former Crab Orchard mayor, died June 11 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.  A native of Lincoln County, he was born May 5, 1942 to the late William Bradford and Georgia Smith harness.  He had been employed by Gulf State Newspaper Co., Nicholasville for 18 years and had been a shipping and receiving supervisor there.  He served as Crab Orchard’s mayor for several years and also as chief of police.  He was a founder and president of the East End Ambulance Service, a member of Crab Orchard Masonic Lodge #636, a member of Oleika Temple, and a member of the University Heights Church of Lexington.  Survivors include his wife, Mildred Smith Harness; a son, Michel Donovan Harness, Nicholasville; two daughters, Kriste Dawn Harness and Kathy Ranae Harness, both of Nicholasville; two brothers, David Eugene Harness and Richard Keith Harness, both of Crab Orchard; three sisters, Anna L. Ledford of Cincinnati, Nona Griffin of Crab Orchard and Arlene H. Foster of Somerset.  Funeral services were held Thursday at the Martin Funeral Home by Gerald Marc Nations and Thaddus Eubank.  Burial was in the family cemetery.  Pallbearers were Jaro Albright, Arthur Henry, Gerald Cobb, Bobby Lowry, Raymond Caudwell and Ed Taylor.  Honorary pallbearers were Harmon Smith, Richard Harmon Smith, Willard “Junior” Ledford, Johnny Mize, Bob Heasley, Paul Seigel and Johnny Harness.                                                                  (Interior Journal)

 

     Oct. 15, 1997 - Wednesday

HINES, Everett R.                                                               d. 13 Oct. 1997
STANFORD - Services for Everett R. Hines, 50, of Harmon Heights, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Virgil Horseman. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.He died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital of natural causes.Born June 3, 1947, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of William R. and Laura J. Taylor Hines of Stanford. He was a self-employed tree trimmer and a member of Church of Christ.
Other survivors include two sons, Kevin Hines of Berea and Everett Hines Jr. of Stanford; three brothers, Garry W. Hines, William B. Hines and Darrell Hines, all of Stanford; a sister, Brenda J. Brown of Franklin, Ind.; and a grandchild.

 

    Jan. 6, 1998 – Tuesday

HORTON, Artie M.                                                               d. 04 Jan. 1998
WAYNESBURG - Services for Artie Mae Horton, 82, formerly of Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Revs. Vola Brown and Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.She died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Nov. 22, 1915, in Scott County, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Elizabeth E. Griggs Wright. She was a homemaker and store clerk, and a charter member of Pleasant View Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for several years. She was the widow of Earl D. Horton.Survivors include two sons, Larry D. Horton of Waynesburg and John G. Horton of Danville; three daughters, Bonnie E. Caldwell of Danville, Joanne Cornett of Stanford and Betty Singleton of Lancaster; four brothers, Clyde, J.B. and Allen Wright, all of Georgetown, and Rollie Wright of Lexington; two sisters, Rene Moreland of Georgetown, Gladys Halfhill of Cynthiana; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Billie E. Horton.Pallbearers will be Charles W. Holtzclaw, Elmer Ison, Joe Leach, Carlos Leigh, Robert Reynolds and Steven Brown.

 

      June 4, 1996 - Tuesday

HOWARD, Catherine                                                               d. 03 June 1996
CRAB ORCHARD - Catherine Howard, 87, of Lexington, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Monday at Christian Health Care Center, Lexington. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home.

 

      April 14  2003 – Monday                     
HUMPHREY,  Sylvia Marie                                                    d. 10 Apr. 2003
STANFORD -- Services for Sylvia Marie Humphrey, 48, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. 
Frank Foster. Burial will be in Berry Hollow Cemetery.She died Thursday at her home.Pallbearers will be Michael Berry, Darrell New, 
David King, Keith Payton, Brad Oaks and Jeremy Johnson.                                                       ( Danville Advocate Messenger)     


   
 Oct. 30, 1998 - Friday

HUNDLEY, Ruth Ann                                                              d. 28 Oct. 1998
 
Ruth Ann Hundley, 60; of Carter School Road, Stanford, died Wednesday at her home. Born July 25, 1942, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Lula Maddox May of Danville the late Frank Wright. She was a retired employee of Matthew's Conveyer and a member of Junction City First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ever Ready Sunday School Class. She was a United Way volunteer and a member of the Gardening Club at Matthew's Conveyer.  She was the widow of Richard Hundley. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Southerland of Stanford; three sons, Vance  Curtsinger of Danville, Kelly Curtsinger of Nicholasville and Kim Curtsinger of Junction City; four sisters, Sue Gammon, Cookie Burger and Belle Mattingly, all of Danville, and Jean Burge of Niniveh, Ind.; six grandchildren; and her former husband, Hezekiah Curtsinger of Morehead. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Frank Mattingly, Gary and Kenny Rothwell, Troy Gammon, Cecil Burger and Jerry Gammon Jr. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Ever Ready Sunday School Class.   

 

   March 15, 1998 - Sunday

HUNT, Bertha E.S.                                                              d. 12 March 1998
STANFORD - Bertha Emily Siler Hunt, 92, of Hodgenville, formerly of Waynesburg, died Thursday at Helmwood Healthcare Center, Elizabethtown.Born Oct. 28, 1905, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Eldon B. and Nellie Jane Woods Siler and the widow of Willie Hunt. She was a homemaker and a member of Pine Grove Church of Christ.Survivors include a daughter, Mable C. Woodall of Hodgenville; two brothers, Henry Siler of Waynesburg and Jasper Siler of Middletown, Ohio; a sister, Florence Dye of Marion, Ohio; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter.Services will be 3 p.m. today at Pine Grove Church of Christ by Rick Estes. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    

 Sept. 29, 1996 - Sunday

JENNINGS, Dr. Benjamin Asher                                                d. 26 Sept. 1996
STANFORD - The funeral for Dr. Benjamin Asher Jennings, 95, of 116 Phillips Court will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Fox Funeral Home with the Revs. Larry Vickers and Jerry Beck officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery.He died Thursday at the Extended Care Unit of the Fort Logan Hospital.He served as dentist in Stanford of 47 years. A 1924 graduate of Berea College, he was a 1932 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and was a member of Delta Sigma Delta. He had been on the medical staff of Fort Logan Hospital and was past president of the Bluegrass Dental Society. He was a life member of the American Dental Association and served 12 years as a member of the Lincoln County Board of Health.He was a charter member of the Stanford Lions Club, and was a former member of the Central Kentucky Orchid Society.Born June 12, 1901, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late John Richard Jennings and Nanny Asher Jennings. He was a member of the Harris Memorial United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Cathryn B. Jennings.He is survived by a niece, Agnes Jennings Loftin of Newport News, Va.; and eight great-nieces and great-nephews.

 

  Jan. 28, 1997 - Tuesday

KENNEDY, Bertha                                                              d. 27 Jan 1997
STANFORD - Bertha ``Poodle'' Kennedy, 94, McKinney, died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born March 27, 1902, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late David V. and Dolly Daugherty Kennedy. She was a homemaker and a member of Blue Lick Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Martin, McKinney; two sisters, Emma Anderson of Danville and Gertrude Yates of Stanford; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by Jesse Hensley and the Rev. Aaron Snelling. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Powell, Fred, Dennis, Carl and Russell Martin and Raymond Earl Smith.

 

     Dec. 29, 1997 – Monday

LAMBERT, Marjorie M.                                                         d. 28 Dec. 1997
STANFORD - Marjorie M. Lambert, 74, of Douglas Avenue, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 6, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Jonas and Mayme Singleton Taylor. She was a retired payroll clerk for Long Beach Naval Shipyard in California. She was a member of Harris Creek Baptist Church and a World War II Women's Army Corp veteran.
Survivors include her husband, Leon M. Lambert; a son, Darrell Lambert of Stanford; a brother, Coy E. Taylor of Eagle Point, Ore.; and sister, Mary L. Duff of Stanford.Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Perry. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  

 

        Nov. 4, 1997 – Tuesday

LEDFORD, Coy                                                                        d. 03 Nov. 1997
CRAB ORCHARD - Coy Ledford, 91, of Shelbyville, Ind., formerly of Crab Orchard, died Monday at Shelbyville Hospital.
Born Oct. 20, 1906, in Owsley County, he was a son of the late John and Maggie Sowders Ledford and the widower of Eliza Broughton Ledford.
Survivors include a brother, Shirley Ledford of Shelbyville; three sisters, Mossie Small of Shelbyville, Mary Poynter of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Johneva York of Chesterfield, Ind.Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. David Calhoun. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

       Jan. 13, 1998 - Tuesday

LEEDY, Elsie J.                                                                        d. 12 Jan. 1998
STANFORD - Services for Elsie Jane Leedy, 82, of Anderson Heights, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Steven Smith. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.Born June 13, 1915, in Harlan County, she was a daughter of the late John C. and Mary Jane Blair Leedy. She was a retired employee of Lincoln County Board of Education, a member of Stanford Christian Church, Business and Professional Women's Club, Lincoln Chapter Order of the Eastern Star 486, and Hubble Homemakers Club. She was a Kentucky Colonel.Survivors include two sisters, Nell Cooper and Frances Hughes, both of Louisville.Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews.

 

      Sept. 29, 1996 – Sunday

LYNN, Jesse                                                                           d. 27 Sept. 1996
Jesse Lynn, 81, 118 East Broadway died Friday at his residence after a short illness.
Born March 6, 1915, he was a native of Lincoln County. He was the son of the late Lewis and Laura Woods Lynn. A veteran of World War II, he was a retired laborer. He was the widower of Hortense Fortune Lynn.He is survived by a stepdaughter, Juanita Simpson of Danville; two stepsons, Myron Fortune of Danville and Herbert Fortune of Florida; a niece, Wanda Higgins of Cincinnati; and nephew, Glair Lynn, Danville.
Services will be held at noon Tuesday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. David Chenault. Burial will be in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday.   

 

       Apr. 21  2003 - Monday

MILLER, James B. Sr.                                                               d. 19 Apr. 2003
STANFORD -- Services for James B. Miller Sr., 68, of Stanford will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Hill Baptist Church where he was a member.
Services by the Rev. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.He died Saturday at his home.Pallbearers will be James B. Miller III, 
Bill Priddy, Dallas Fletcher, Jerry Shelton, Jason Moore and Emmitt Patton. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.



   Oct. 26, 2001 – Friday 

MANUEL, Woodrow                                                                d. 25 Oct 2001        

CRAB ORCHARD -- Woodrow Manuel, 81, of Pine Grove Road died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born April 15, 1920, in Lincoln 
County, he was a son of the late Willie J. and Georgia Adams Manuel. He was a farmer and construction worker. He was a member 
of Fall Lick Pentecostal Church and served as missionary to Fort Logan extended care unit and Lincoln County Jail.
Survivors include seven daughters, Diana Mounce, Patricia Napier, Debra Stickler and Carrollee Baker, all of Stanford, Sherry Napier of 
Garrard County, Sandra Davis of Berea, and Georgia Shoemaker of Crab Orchard; four sons, Jay, John and Donald Manuel, all of Stanford, 
and David Manuel of Lexington; 27 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, Woodrow Manuel Jr.; and a 
daughter, Mary Cathleen Manuel.  Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by John Manuel. Burial will be in 
Manuel Cemetery. Danville Advocate Messenger

   Nov. 29, 1996 - Friday

MARTIN, Ethel                                                                  d. 26 Nov. 1996
MORELAND - Services for Ethel Wall Martin, 82, of Kings Mountain will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in K.P. Cemetery, Kings Mountain.She died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born April 12, 1914, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late James and Bert Seward Wall. She was a homemaker, member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Oscar Martin.Survivors include a son, Houston Martin of Kings Mountain; two daughters, Norma Salyers of Stanford and Carolyn Durham of Yosemite; a sister, Gladys Wall of Kings Mountain; 19 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Earl Martin; and a daughter, Lorraine Long.Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

 

      May 1990 – Thursday

MARTIN, Ida Mae Tillett                                                       d. 12 May 1990

Ida Mae Martin  84, of 90 Railroad St., Hustonville, KY., died Saturday, May 12 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional medical Center in Danville.  A native of Lincoln County, she was born March 29, 1906 to the late Willie Tillett and Lillie Coy Tillett.  She was a homemaker and a member of McCormack Christian Church.  She was the widow of John P. Martin. 

  Survivors include two sons, Donald Martin, Stanford and Rev. Ernest L. Martin, Danville; six daughters, Sylvia Linville, Pearl Phelps, both of Somerset; Louise Atwood, Moreland, Helen Parras, Scarsdale, NY., Alice Young, Lexington; Mary Ann Cassidy, Sloans Valley, KY.; three brothers, Herbert Tillett, Waynesburg, Shirley Tillett, Crab Orchard and Ray Tillett, Stanford; two sisters, Mayme Long, Florence, Ky., and Ruth VonLinger, Danville; 20 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 15 at the Fox Funeral Home with Rev. Edgar Yates officiating.  Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.                                            (Interior Journal.)

 

         Oct. 2003                                                                                d. 11 Oct. 2003

McWHORTER,  Jack, 64, Highway 1247, Waynesburg, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, October 11th, 2003 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.  He was born May 28th, 1939 in Lincoln County, Kentucky a son of the late Jettie McWhorter and Clyda Alma Austin McWhorter. He was a carpenter and attended Locust Grove Baptist Church.

   He is survived by his wife; Lee Bastin McWhorter, whom he married on May 23rd, 1997 in Lincoln County, Kentucky: one son; Jeff (and Jennie) McWhorter, Kings Mountain, Kentucky: one stepson; Jeff (and Pam) Stith, Danville, Kentucky: 2 brothers; Ronald (and Bonnie) McWhorter and Earl Dean (and Lucille) McWhorter, both of New Salem in Lincoln County, Kentucky:3 sisters; Barbara (and Bill) Walls, Stamford, Kentucky, Bonnie (and Bernard) Ray, Lancaster, Kentucky and Donna (and Raleigh) VonLinger, Moreland, Kentucky: two grandchildren; Chase and Katelyn: two step grandchildren; Trent and Emma:11 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents: 1 sister; Anna Lee McWhorter.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 13th, 2003 at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Waynesburg, Kentucky with Brother John Dean and Brother G. W. Smith officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery, Lincoln County, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Sunday October 12th, 2003 at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Waynesburg, Kentucky.

        

  Apr. 21  2003 - Monday

MILLER, James B. Sr.                                                 d. 19 Apr 2003

STANFORD -- Services for James B. Miller Sr., 68, of Stanford will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Hill Baptist Church where he was a member by the Rev. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.  He died Saturday at his home. Pallbearers will be James B. Miller III, Bill Priddy, Dallas Fletcher, Jerry Shelton, Jason Moore and Emmitt Patton. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

 

     Jan. 22, 1997 - Wednesday

MIZE, Everett                                                                        d. 20 Jan. 1997
CRAB ORCHARD -Services for Everett Mize, 94, Harness Ridge Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Friendship Baptist Church by the Rev. John Dean. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital. Pallbearers will be Merle and Mike Miracle, Darrell, Keith and Jody Mize, Jimmy and Gene French and Chuck Taylor.

 

   Apr. 23, 2003 - Wednesday      
MOODY, Luanna Anderson                                                d. 20 Apr. 2003
Luanna Anderson  Moody, 77, of Louisville, formerly of Preachersville, died Sunday in Louisville. Born Nov. 26, 1925, in Lincoln County, 
she was the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Nannie Mae Gooch Anderson. She was a retired Jefferson County teacher and a member 
of St. Paul Episcopal Church, Retired TeachersAssociation, and El Matador Garden Club in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. She also was a 
Kentucky Colonel and the widow of Frank L. Moody II. Survivors include four daughters, Julie A. Young of South Carolina,
Nancy L. Moody of Knoxville, Tenn., Linda M. Salcido of Diamond Bar, Calif., and Mary M. Fentress of Louisville; a son, Frank L. 
Moody III of Louisville; two sisters, Doris Anderson Spurlin of Preachersville and Irene Anderson Bailey of Indianapolis; a brother, 
Edward W. Anderson of Harrodsburg; 14 grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral 
Home by the Revs. Joe Cooper and Bobby Brooks. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
                                   Danville Advocate Messenger

  Nov. 3, 1997 – Monday

MORGAN, Marie H.                                                           d. 01 Nov. 1997
LANCASTER - Marie Hunter Morgan, 74, of Richmond St., died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born May 4, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John W. and Helen Stigall Hunter. She was a seamstress, retired from Palm Beach, Danville, a member of Lancaster Baptist Church and the widow of Charles S. Morgan.
Survivors include a son, John G. Morgan of Lancaster; a brother, Harold Hunter of Goshen, Ohio; and a grandson.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lancaster Baptist Church by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

   May 4, 1997 - Sunday

MORGAN, Mary B.                                                                 d. ? May 1997
STANFORD - A graveside service for Mary Banks Morgan, 98, of Stanford, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Born Sept. 7, 1898, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Henry C. and Mary Peebles Anderson. She was a graduate of Stanford High School. She received a teaching certificate from Eastern Kentucky State Normal School and taught in Frankfort. She was a lifelong member of Stanford Christian Church where she taught Sunday School for 35 years and was a member of Logan-Whitley Daughters of the American Revolution.
Survivors include a daughter, Geraldine M. Breckinridge; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 2-5 p.m. today at the home of Geraldine Breckinridge, 101 South Hanover Ave., Lexington, and after 9:30 a.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home. 

 

          Jan. 9, 1987                                                            d. 09 Jan 1987

MULLINS, Horace G.;  Stanford Ky—76, of Rt 1, Waynesburg, Shake Rag Road, died Friday, January 9 at the Fort Logan Hospital.  A native of Lincoln County, he was born Sept. 6, 1910.  He was a farmer and a member of Mt. Moriah Christian Church.  Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Hubbard Mullins, Waynesburg, a son, Wayne Mullins, Waynesburg; four brothers, Aubrey and Delbert Mullins, both of Dayton, Ohio, Ralph Mullins of Waynesburg and Welby Mullins of Kings Mountain; three sisters, Mabel Chadwell, Stanford, Mildred Sebastian, Stanford and Nora Chadwell, Dayton, Ohio.  Pallbearers were Billy Caudill, Robert Castle, Mark Robbins, Harold Robbins, Russell Schuler, Danny Hubbard, Steve Mullins, Jim Durrett.  Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 11 at the Fox Funeral Home with Rev. Elmore Ray and Rev. John Lowry officiating.  Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery  

Dec. 8, 1998 - Tuesday

MULLINS, Jason K.                                                           d. 06 Dec. 1998
WAYNESBURG - Services for Jason Keith Mullins, 22, of Waynesburg, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Mullins. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery with military rites by Caswell-Saufley American Legion Post 18.
He died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born Oct. 15, 1976, in Boyle County, he was a son of Keith and Jane A. Carrier Mullins of Waynesburg. He was a 1995 graduate of Lincoln County High School and recently was discharged from service in the Army.
Survivors include a brother, Joey Mullins, at home; paternal grandparents, Darrell and Shirley Mullins of Stanford; maternal grandparents, James A. and Rose Carrier of Waynesburg; great-grandmother, Dolly Foley of Stanford.

   Aug. 5, 1984 - Sunday

NEW,  James T.; 1984,                                                          d. 05 Aug. 1984

 WAYNESBURG,  James T. New, 52, of Route 1, Waynesburg, passed away Sunday, August 5, at his residence, after a long illness.  He was born in Lincoln Co., October 4, 1931, to Mary Coatney Spears and Floyd New.  Besides his parents, Mr. New is survived by his wife, Sue Jones New, two sons, James New, Jr., and Thomas R. New, both of Newport, Kentucky; one step-daughter, Rhonda Jones, at home, one brother, Vernon New, Route 2, Waynesburg; and sister Mary Held, Cincinnati, Ohio.  One brother, Howard New, preceded him in death.  He was retired from General Motors, member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church and a Korean Conflict veteran.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Wednesday, at the Chapel of the Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home, with Rev. Vola Brown officiating.  Burial was in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery.  Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    

  Jan. 26, 1997 - Sunday

OLIVER, Lela M.B.                                                              d. 24 Jan. 1997
STANFORD - Lela M. Bastin Oliver, 81, of Greenwood, Ind., died Friday at Todd Akin Health Center in Franklin, Ind.
Born Oct. 26, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late James Franklin and Lula J. Reed Bastin. She was retired from Detroit Diesel-Allison Plant #3, where she was a milling machine operator. She also had worked at the George Washington High School cafeteria in Greenwood. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace M. Oliver.
Survivors include one brother, Kennely J. Bastin of Ninevah, Ind.; and two sisters, Anna Faye Eakle of Ninevah and Shelby Jean Abner of Greenwood.
Services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at New Salem Baptist Church by Revs. Archie Oliver and Bobby Estes. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.


       Feb. 14, 1997 - Friday

OWENS, Harold C.                                                             d. 13 Feb 1997
WAYNESBURG - The funeral for Harold C. Owens, 73, U.S. 27 South, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. C.E. Jacobs. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Thursday at Friendship Nursing Home, Danville.
Born Feb. 28, 1923, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late John F. and Sallie Elam Owens. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He belonged to Double Springs Baptist Church and Waynesburg Masonic Lodge No. 328.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Stamper Owens; two sons, Harold Randy Owens of Boza, Ala., and Gary L.Owens of Danville; a half brother, John William Owens of West Chester, Ohio; a stepmother, Maggie Fleming of Crab Orchard; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Michael Reynolds, Shannon Reynolds, Mark, Mike and David Hardwick and James Tarter.

       Sept. 25, 1996 - Wednesday

PALO, Viola B.                                                                     d. 17 Sep. 1996
CRAB ORCHARD - Viola Brooks Palo, 87, Crab Orchard, died Tuesday at Charleston Healthcare Center, Danville.
Born July 18, 1909, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Richard Emmitt and Mattie Turner Brooks. She was a retired employee of Chrysler Automotive Corp. and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church. She was the widow of Jacob E. Palo.
Survivors include a son, Richard L. Garner, Crab Orchard, and a sister, Mae King, Lexington. She was preceded in death by a son, Arnold A. Garner.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

     Aug. 31. 1998 - Monday

PAYTON, Michael D.                                                        29 Aug. 1998
MORELAND - Michael Duane Payton, 33, of Bowen Road, Stanford, died as a result of drowning Saturday while swimming in Lake Cumberland in Clinton County.
Born June 10, 1965, in Danville, he was a son of Connie Barber of Hustonville the late Michael Payton. He was director of West Lincoln County Emergency Medical Service for 14 years, director of Boyle County EMS for four years and Jessamine County EMS assistant director for seven years. He was a recipient of the John L. Dunavant Award, and was a paramedic EMT instructor and was commissioner of Lincoln County Enhanced 911. He was captain of Lincoln County Fire Department Station 7, a Lincoln County constable, a member of Masonic Lodge 184, Hustonville, and a Kentucky Colonel. He was a member of Moreland First Baptist Church.
Other survivors include his grandmother, Peachie Stephenson of Hustonville; three sisters, Michelle Adams of Lancaster, Shannon Redd of Nicholasville and Gina Barber of Hustonville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Moreland First Baptist Church by the Rev. Glen Johnson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be William Jeffries, Robert Gisler, Robert Hicks, Tony Wilder, Jim Reed and Jim Castano. 

 

      May 8, 2003 – Thursday

PEARSON, Jamie Burgin                                                                d. 07 May 2003

STANFORD -- Services for Jamie "Jimbo" Burgin Pearson, 91, of  Shelbyville, formerly of Crab Orchard, will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Spurlin Funeral Homeby the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.She died Wednesday in Frankfort.Born Feb. 25, 1912, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late Welby W. and Bettie L. Edmiston Burgin. She was a homemaker and a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church, Shelbyville Homemakers Club and Crab OrchardAlumni Association. She was the widow of William R. PearsonSurvivors include a sister, Barbara "Bob" Burgin Leigh of Stanford; andnieces and nephews.Pallbearers will be William Burgin, James Burgin Leigh, Robert Besten II, Jon Smith, Graham Sanders and Joe Simpson.  

      May, 7, 2003   - Wednesday

PETREY, James Cecil                                                                    d. 06 May 2003

CRAB ORCHARD -- James Cecil Petrey, 67, of Hustonville died Tuesday at his home.Born May 30, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Brad and Annie Mullins Petrey. He was a retired lineman for Inter-County Energy.                           

  Survivors include his wife, Mildred Bryant Petrey; a son, James W.Petrey of Hustonville; a brother, Willie Petrey of Stanford; two sisters, Thelma Rogers of Stanford and Christine Pendergraft of Moreland. Services will be noon Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Arnold Whitaker.Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, Broughtontown.Pallbearers will be Brad Petrey, Charles Adams, Jesse Harris, Ralph Mullins,Harry Miller and Ricky Harris. 

 

     Feb. 21, 1999 – Sunday

POWERS, Earl C.                                                             d. 19 Feb. 1999
STANFORD - Earl Clinton Powers, 71, of Neals Creek Road, died Friday at home.
Born Oct. 17, 1927, in Clintwood, Va., he was a son of the late H.B. and Barbara Powers. He was a retired U.S. Army platoon sergeant and employee of White Swan Food Co., Austin, Texas. He was a member of First Church of God, and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Martha V. Leach Powers; a son, Marshell Powers of Acworth, Ga.; a daughter, Marty Ann Canterbury of Bradenton, Fla.; three brothers, Joseph Powers of Virginia, Frank Powers of Clintwood and Jimmy Powers of Abbington, Va.; four sisters, Lena Dotson, Dosha Mullins and Norma Large, all of Clintwood, and Reba Hayes of Wise, Va.; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by Paul Bastin. Burial will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Nicholasville.  

   Sept. 25, 1996 – Wednesday

PRICE, Clarence                                                                    d. 24 Sep. 1996
STANFORD - Services for Clarence Price, 81, Crab Orchard, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Ronald Harp. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 19, 1914, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ben and Dovie Wilson Price. He was a retired farmer, a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church and the widower of Ruth Jane Shaw Price.
Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Jo Severance, Crab Orchard; three brothers, Gaines and Hobart Price, both of Crab Orchard, and Carlos Price, Lancaster; two sisters, Jewel Lunsford and Ina Peel, both of Crab Orchard; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bill Severance Jr., Lee Anderson, Logan Price, Ted Carter, Jimmy Calloway, Billy Shaw Blankenship and Tom Blankenship.

 

   Oct. 1, 1996 – Tuesday

PRICE, Louise                                                                     d. 30 Sep. 1996
CRAB ORCHARD - Louise Price, 63, Lancaster Street, died Monday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Stanford.
Born May 10, 1933, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ray and Ila Hunter Price. She was an employee of Wal-Mart in Stanford where she worked for eight years. She was a member of Crab Orchard Christian Church and Christian Ladies Fellowship Group. She was a primary Sunday School teacher for 40 years.
Survivors include a sister, Ida Lee Farmer, Crab Orchard, and two brothers, Lowell Price of Cincinnati and Wayne Price of Crab Orchard.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Rex Dunning. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

     Sept. 22, 1996- Sunday

PRIVETTE, Mamie B.                                                       d. 20 Sep. 1996
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.
Pallbearers will be Toby Maples, Ronnie Maples, Ronald Maples, Billy Berry, Link Marlow and Johnny Brown.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at the church. W.L. Prewitt Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


   Dec. 10, 1998 - Thursday

RECTOR, Harold T.                                                                  d. 08 Dec. 1998
Services for Harold Thomas Rector, 73, of York Lane, Junction City, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Hall. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 12, 1925, in Junction City, he was a son of the late William G. and Lena Atwood Prewitt Rector. He was a butcher at Corner Grocery and Save-A-Lot and attended Mount Freeman Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas C. Rector of Crittenden and Ralph K. Rector of Union City, Mich.; a daughter, Rebecca Leonard of Florence; a brother, Ralph B. Rector of Lexington; three sisters, Evelyn Leach of San Jose Calif., Elizabeth Cross of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Louise Lairson of San Juan, Calif.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Sidney and Glen Coulter, Leonard Holly, Roscoe Brown, Bob Taylor, Robert Hamlin and Mike Montgomery.

 

    May 4, 1997 – Sunday

REYNOLDS, Flossie B.                                                       d. 30 Apr. 1997
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - Flossie Belle Reynolds, 82, of 325 Straight Creek Road, Wartrace, Tenn., formerly of Lincoln County, died Wednesday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro.
Born in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William Franklin and Melissa Belle Hubble Denham. She was a homemaker and a member of Wartrace Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, William Evos Reynolds; two sons, Carlos Lynn Reynolds of Lake Harbor, Fla., and Jackie Dean Reynolds of Shelbyville, Tenn.; two daughters, Patricia G. Whitaker of Paris and Dee R. Deming of Louisville; a sister, Dorothy Moore of Danville; 14 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home by the Rev. Lonnie Lemmons. Burial was in Hurricane Cemetery.

 

    May 5, 1997 – Monday

RICHARDS, William                                                          d. 03 May 1997
MORELAND - William ``Billy'' Richards, 74, Hustonville, died Saturday at Columbia Hospital, Lexington.
Born Aug. 10, 1922, in Casey County, he was a son of George T. and Fanny Myrtle Ross Richards. He was a retired farmer and the widow of Helen Marie Trailor Richards.
Survivors include five sons, William E. Richards, James K. Richards, John C. Richards and Howard L. Richards, all of Hustonville, and Edgar H. Richards of Bryantsville; five daughters, Fredia Martin of Stanford, Paula Maddox of Moreland, Connie Green of Junction City, Nancy Clark of Cincinnati, Lois Byrley of Corbin; four brothers, Bradley Richards of Moreland, Raymond Richards of Indianapolis, Coolidge Richards of Windsor and Sherman Richards of Somerset; five sisters, Maude Lobb, Lillian Small, and Mildred Burger, all of Indianapolis, Agnes Fletcher of Nicholasville, and Geneva Murphy of California; 16 grandchildren; and nine grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bob Martin, Johnny Byerly, Edgar Richards, Billy Richards, John Reed Naylor, and Jody Douglas.

       May 28, 1996 - Tuesday

RIFFE, William D.                                                            d. 27 May 1996
William Daniel Riffe, 86, 541 Country Lane, Danville, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born in 1909 in Stanford, he was a son of the late Sarah Stagg and William McAlister Riffe. He grew up in Hustonville and graduated from high school there in 1928. He attended Centre College. At retirement, he was head of Lockheed-Marietta's Design Change Board, Marietta, Ga. He was a member of First Christian Church. He was the widower of Elizabeth Newell Riffe. Survivors include a son, William Joseph ``Bill'' Riffe, Morehead City, N.C., five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruit Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers are Herbert Acton, Bill Edmiston, E.G. Guttery, Charlie Hazelrigg, Bill Irvine, James. L. Murphy, Doc Owens and James Preston.

 

   Dec. 16, 1997 - Tuesday

ROBBINS, Alma                                                               d. 14 Dec. 1997
STANFORD - Graveside services for Alma Robbins, 71, of Whitley Avenue, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Bobby Estes.
He died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born Nov. 24, 1926, in Richmond, she was a daughter of the late Andrew D. and Lena M. Clark Tapp. She was an employee of Palm Beach Manufacturing Co., Danville, for 21 years and a member of South Fork Baptist Church. She was the widow of Charlie N. Robbins.
Survivors include three daughters, Marlene R. Hensley of Bowdoinham, Maine; Nicki C. Bastin and Lana D. Richey, both of Stanford; a brother, Charles R. Tapp of Stanford; a sister, Marcelene Tedesco of Sanford, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Y. Robbins.
Pallbearers are Ronald McWhorter, Manuel Caldwell, Doug and Dewey Tapp, Kenneth Portwood, Carl, Dwayne and Roger Robbins.

 

    Jan. 14, 1997 - Tuesday

SHEARROW, Guy J.                                                             d. 13 Jan 1997
HARRODSBURG - Guy J. Shearrow, 61, Battle Road, Mackville, died Monday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Oct. 3, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Guy Roy and Lou Ada Dye Shearrow. He was a retired steel worker and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include a sister, Mary Margaret Boswell of Mackville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Williams. Burial will be in Battle Cemetery.

 

    Sept. 29, 1996- Sunday

SIMMS, Nellie A.                                                                   d. 26 Sep 1996
WAYNESBURG - The funeral for Nellie Pearl Adington Simms, 88, of 179 Mason Ave., Danville, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. E.V. Carrier. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers are Neil Carrier, Terry Campbell, Derek Sims, Kevin Goodlett, Eric Banker and Chris Franklin. Honorary pallbearers are Barry Hindman, Robert Baker, Len Goodpaster, Jamie Noel, Don Sever, Tony Franklin, John Robinson and Norman Adington.     

     June 23, 1999 – Wednesday   

STATOM, Myrtle S.                                                           
Crab Orchard -- Myrtle Smith Statom, 78, of Boone Road, Stanford, died Wednesday at her home after an extended illness.
Born Feb. 14, 1921, in Bryantsville, she was a daughter of the late William N. and Cora Lee Nunnmaker Smith. She was a member of Bryantsville Methodist Church and had been an employee of the Kentucky Department of Social Services.
Survivors include two daughters, Norma Lee of Danville and Judy Howard of Crab Orchard; two sons, Donnie Statom of Crab Orchard and Billy Joe Statom of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Vaughn. 
Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

 

   Jan. 22, 1997 - Wednesday

STEWART, Mary C.                                                        d. 20 Jan 1997
STANFORD -Services for Mary Catherine Stewart, 81, Helm Street, will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Missionary Baptist Church, Stanford, by the Rev. Floyd Raglan. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital after a short illness.
Born Nov. 23, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William and Maggie Green. She was an employee of the Ben Gaines family, a member of First Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Pansy Social Club, usher board, missionary society, and served as pastor's aide. She was the widow of Lucian James Stewart.
Survivors include three daughters, Yvonne Campbell, Lexington, Anna Stewart Butler, Frankfort, and Norma Dedinger, Dayton; a sister, Ocie Carson, Stanford; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.    

 

      Apr. 22 , 2003- Tuesday

STIMETZ, Frank E.                                                             d. 20 Apr 2003

WAYNESBURG -- Frank E. Stimetz, 65, of Ross, Ohio, died Sunday at his home.

Born June 12, 1937, in Indian Creek, he was the son of the late George  and Dora Rowan Stimetz. He was head custodian for the Ross school district for  18 years before retiring in 1997.     Survivors include three daughters, Dana Diedrichs of Morgan Township,Ohio,Lisa DeLong of Hamilton, Ohio, and Carina Vickers of Ross; a son, Frank E. Stimetz Jr. of Hamilton; a brother, Noble Stimetz of Hamilton; a sister,Ursula Stimetz of Hamilton; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were today at Charles Young Funeral Home in Ross. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg.

 
   Jan. 20, 1997 – Monday 
 
TAYLOR, Harl D. Sr.                                                             d. 18 Jan. 1997

CRAB ORCHARD - Harl Dean Taylor Sr., 61, Edwards Road, died Saturday at the home of his daughter from complications of lung cancer. 
Born March 14, 1935, in Whitesburg, he was a son of the late Hugh and Nancy Magalene Taylor. He was a member of Crab Orchard Church 
of God and was an Army veteran. He had worked at the Bluegrass Army Depot and was the widower of Virginia Alice Taylor. 
Survivors include four sons, Anthony Wayne Taylor of Ohio, Harley Dean Taylor Jr. and Ronnie Taylor, both of Crab Orchard and Donald 
Taylor, Indianapolis, Ind.; two daughters, Marqueeta Taylor Wallin and Nancy Maggie Taylor, both of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Perry 
Taylor, Rushville, Ind., and Carl Taylor, Indianapolis; fours sisters, Minnie Lee Taylor Stamper, Mt. Vernon, Olavea Taylor Frith, Martinsville, 
Ind., Ona Mae Taylor Frith, Richmond, Ind., and Mary Taylor Hendrickson, Crab Orchard; and 14 grandchildren. 
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Church of God by the Revs. Dan Carr and Rollie Short. Burial, with military rites, by 
Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18, Stanford, will be in Brodhead Christian Church Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be David Taylor, Danny Caldwell, Jeff Stamper, Mike Lear, Owen Noel and Arnold McGuire.


      Dec 8, 1996 - Sunday

THOMPSON, Martha H.                                                 d. 06 Dec 1996
STANFORD - Martha Elizabeth Harris Thompson, 65, of 2640 Stone Gate Drive, Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Boyle County, died Friday at her home.Born Feb. 14, 1931, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Egger Harris. She was a homemaker and a member of Junction City Baptist Church.Survivors include her husband, Lynnville L. Thompson Sr.; one son, Lynnville L. Thompson Jr. of Tallahassee; two daughters, Sharon Lynn Preston of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Cynthia Ann Roberts of Gainesville, Fla.; one brother, George ``Sonny'' Harris Jr. of Junction City; three sisters, Elfrieda Weaver and Rose Matherly, both of Junction City, and Joyce Upton of Stanford; and two grandchildren.The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Bunger. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery in Kings Mountain.

 

   Jan. 7, 1998 – Wednesday                                        

THOMPSON, Nancy E.                                                           d. 06 Jan 1998
Nancy Elizabeth Thompson, 91, of North Fifth Street, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 22, 1906, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late David and Jael Thompson. She was a retired teacher at Toliver Elementary School where she taught for 40 years. She attended Georgetown College, was a Centre College graduate and did graduate work at Peabody College and University of Kentucky. She was a charter member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include several cousins, including Dorothy Renfro of Danville.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Jo Garnett.
There will be no visitation.

 

    March 12, 1998 - Thursday

WALKER, Archibald W. Sr.                                                  d. 11 Mar 1998
STANFORD - Graveside services for Archibald Woods Walker Sr., 83, of Danville Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Jerry Beck.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 6, 1914, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Walter and Annie Pence Walker. He was a retired teacher for Kentucky School for the Deaf where he taught for many years. He was a graduate of Centre College and Gallaudet College. He was a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church and a War World II Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Bright Walker; and a sister, Isabelle Walker of Stanford. He was preceded in death by a son, Archibald Walker Jr.; and a daughter, Marjorie Woods Walker.
Pallbearers will be Edwin and Thomas Walker, Jeff Ralston, Billy Fox, Bill Hendrix, Ronnie Gilbert, Denny Steineker and Richard Cooper.

 

 

         Jan. 25, 1999 – Monday

WALLS, Lacorda M.                                                         d. 23 Jan 1999
PARIS - Lacorda Minerva Walls, 95, of Logan Avenue, Stanford, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Dec. 21, 1903, in Bourbon County, she was a daughter of the late Charles R. and Sarah Henry Walls. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Christian Church.
Survivors include great nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home. Burial will be in North Middletown Cemetery.

 

      April 8, 1999 – Thursday

WARREN, Elizabeth                                                             d. 04 Apr 1999

Elizabeth Warren, 83, of 194A Daisy Ct., died Sunday, April 4, 1999 at Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born June 24, 1915 in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Lemuel Garfield and Nora Elizabeth Mason Powell. She was the widow of Herbert Ellis Warren.

She was a retired clerk for Hub Frankel in Danville and was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.  Survivors include: one son, Robert Warren, Salvisa; one daughter, Peggy Roark, Harrodsburg; two brothers, Logan and Henry Powell, both of Nicholasville; one sister, Dorothy Powell, Nicholasville; six grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday April 6 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Robert DeFoor and Eddie Russell officiating. Burial was in the Ebenezer Cemetery.      Pallbearers were Keith Warren, John Todd Warren, Eddie Burton, Danny Watts, Kristopher Meyer, Gary Lee Winchester, David McKee, Jorg Potts and Richard Green. Honorary bearers were Sharon Meyer, Teri Colvin, Dotie Burton, and Susan McKee.

 

     Apr. 30, 2003  - Wednesday       

WATSON, James C.                                                               d. 28 Apr 2003

STANFORD -- Services for James Clifford Watson, 76, of Junction City will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. 
David Fralix.Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.Born Aug. 13, 1926, in Hamilton, Ohio, he was the son of the late
Theodore Watson and Myrtie Terry Watson Duvall. He was a retired employee of Allison Aircraft Engine Manufacturing Co. in 
Indianapolis and a member of New Salem Baptist Church. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater, 
and was the widower of Frances Bastin Watson 
Survivors include three daughters, Vivian Lane of Cumberland, Ind., and Susann Fletcher and Cliffonda Skeens, both of Junction City; 
eight grandchildren; and 13  great-grandchildren.                                                (Danville Advocate Messenger)


  June 22, 1999 – Tuesday 
WILLIAMS, Josephine B.                                                    d. 20 June 1999

STANFORD -- Services for Josephine Bodner Williams, 77, of Redwood Drive, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Harris Memorial 
United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.  
Born Oct. 9, 1921, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Mary Rice Bodner. She was a homemaker and a 
member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church and Daughters of the American Revolution, Logan-Whitley Chapter. She was
 co-chair of the Lincoln County Republican Party for over 20 years and attended Centre College. She was the widow of James W. Williams Jr. 
Survivors include a son, James W. Williams III of Stanford; three daughters, Lynda Closson of Stanford and Barbara W. Wright and 
Cynthia R. Williams, both of Louisville; three brothers, Jack Bodner of Pauley's Island, S.C., Buddy Bodner of Danville and Bobby 
Bodner of Crab Orchard; a sister, Vi Campbell of Danville; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Pallbearers will be Hank Wright, Freddie and Skip Closson, Steve Campbell, Harry Bodner Jr., Michael Bodner, Bobby Bodner Jr. 
and Benji Bodner. 

 

   May 5, 1997 – Monday 
WILLIAMS, Allabell H.                                                   d. 03 May 1997 

STANFORD - Allabell Holtzclaw Williams, 81, Hustonville Road, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital. 
Born June 6, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Faye Noland Holtzclaw. She was a retired 
school teacher, having taught for 30 years, and a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church. She was a 1933 
graduate of McKinney High School and a 1938 graduate of University of Kentucky. She was the widow of John A. Williams. 
Survivors include a son, Dr. Hugh S. Williams of Smithfield; two sisters, Jewell Sandidge of Stone Mountain, Ga., and 
Marcella Koppius of Birmingham, Ala.; and two grandchildren. 
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 
Nephews will be active pallbearers. The Elsie Butcher Sunday School Class serve as honorary pallbearers.

 

     Sept. 29, 1996 – Sunday
WRAY, William F.                                                          d. 27 Sep 1996
MORELAND - William Frank Wray, 58, of Bowen Road, Stanford, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville after an illness.
Born July 4, 1938, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ira and Ethel Coffman Wray. He was a construction worker, a farmer and was a Methodist. He was an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Griffitts Wray; a son, William Scott Wray of Stanford; three brothers, Leonard, Lawrence and Wayne Wray, all of Stanford; two sisters, Elsie Wilson of Mitchellsburg and Bobbie Jean Matherly of Junction City; and a granddaughter.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Morris McCawley. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

    Feb. 18, 1999 - Thursday

YOUNG, Iva H.                                                                  d. 11 Feb. 1999
CINCINNATI, Ohio - Iva Hensley Young, 84, of Cincinnati, died Feb. 11 at her home.
Born Aug. 29, 1914, in Highland, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Cora Hensley. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Glen Young; two daughters, Shirley Greber of Cincinnati and Helen Hays of Mount Orab, Ohio; a son, Maynard Miracle of Garden City, Mo.; a brother, Jerry Hensley of Oklawaha, Fla.; four sisters, Selma Young of Morrow, Ohio, Jessie True of Nicholasville, Dillie Blough of Belleview, Fla., and Cora Morgan of Stanford; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday at Vorhis Funeral Home, Norwood, Ohio, by the Rev. Paul McCullough. Burial was in Spring Grove Cemetery.