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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #45

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto   

Reminder; all obituaries are for personal use only and may not be sold for personal gain, or published without the permission from the Newspaper. 

 

ABNER, Virgil L. BARRETT, Darrell BEST, Ruth Lee Vest
BRYANT, James Leslie CAREY, Manuel

COFFMAN, Darold Bixon

C0X, Manelle Allen CRESS, Billy Wayne DAVISON, George Mosby
DEES, Nora Rice DUNN, Temple Dowden

DURHAM, George R.

ELLIOTT, Hazel Marie EWING, Geraldine Stevenson FOLEY, Chester
FOLEY, Shelly Jullian FULTZ, Christopher Keith HARDIN, Louise Taylor
HELM, Harvey JOHNSON, Eugene O. JOHNSON, Mary K. Robinson
JOSEPH, Josie Howard KING, Kevin Lynn LACKEY, Robert
LAKE, Linda Kaye MARTIN, Russell Harold MAY, Marvin E.
McGIRR, James Ernest McMULLIN, Collettie MERRIMAN, Harry E.
MIRACLE, Mary Phillips MONTGOMERY, Geraldine Jones MURPHY, Theresa Descteaux
NAYLOR, Gladys Reed OWSLEY, Bryan Young

NAYLOR, Gladys Reed

RYAN, Daniel Lyle SHEARER, Tony R., II SIMS, Darvin Eugene
SIMS, Donald G. SIMS, Jane Snow SINGER, Edna Thompson
SMITH, Ruth Coffey SMITH, Shirley M. Anderson

SPENCER, Earl James

TAYLOR, Velma J. Hayes TERRY, Mary Long TERRY, Thomas Wesley 
VAUGHT, Lou Cecil WADE, Henry Thomas WHITSON, Edward R.
WILLIAMS, Della I Greer WILLIAMS, Kathleen Childress WILLIAMS, Leemon
WILSON, Ernest B.  

 

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 – Advocate-Messenger

ABNER, Virgil L.

January 11, 1923 – October 16, 2006

STANFORD - Virgil L. Abner, 83, of Greenwood, Ind., died Monday in Greenwood.

Born Jan. 11, 1923, in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Virgil and Daisy M. Abner. He was retired from RCA and a member of Smith Valley Baptist Church in Greenwood.

Survivors include his wife, Shelby Jean Bastin Burton Abner; a son, Michael Abner; two daughters, Carol Burns and Debbie Goodnight; a stepson, Joe K. Burton; three brothers, Bill Abner, Frankie Graham and Harry Abner; two sisters, Sarah Smith and Shirley Spradlin; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Forrest Lawn Funeral Home in Greenwood.Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County by the Rev. Matt Jones. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Forrest Lawn Funeral Home and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at New Salem Baptist Church.

Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements

 

 

Thursday, May 06, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger UPDATE

BARRETT, Darrell

August 03, 1946 – May 05, 2004

STANFORD - Services for Darrell Barrett, 57, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by Stewart Dawson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Aug. 3, 1946, in Kingsport, Tenn., he was the son of the late Richard C. and Mary Alice Jones Barrett. He was a farmer, having graduated from University of Kentucky with a degree in agronomy. He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Lincoln Lodge 60, Stanford Lions Club and Stanford Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Hamm Barrett; a son, Darren Barrett of Lascassas, Tenn.; a daughter, Conswella VanHook of Stanford; six sisters, Imogene Dawson and Ann Sears, both of Stanford, Wanda Thibo of Florida, Bernadean Chadwick and Dicie English, both of Georgia, and Theo Davidson of Churchill, Tenn.; three brothers, Ralph Barrett of Stanford, Elbert Barrett of Kingsport, and Clarence Barrett of Danville; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be members of Stanford Lions Club. Honorary pallbearers are nephews.

 

 

Tuesday, December 23, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

BEST, Ruth Lee Vest

October 10, 1914 – December 22, 2003

PERRYVILLE - Services for Ruth Lee Best, 89, of Lannock Drive, Danville, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. Tom Patterson and Joe Vest. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 10, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Elizabeth Lee Vest. She was a registered nurse and supervisor of the Ephraim McDowell Hospital emergency room. She also worked at the Boyle County Heath Department. She was appointed sheriff of Boyle County in the 1950s upon the death of her husband, Shelby Best, making her the first female Boyle County sheriff. She was a member of Perryville Baptist Church and was active in youth groups at Gethsemane Baptist Church. She was a former Girl Scout leader.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Casey of Danville; a stepson, Guy Best of Danville; a brother, Jim Vest of Danville; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.Pallbearers will be Jackie, Chad and Greg Casey, Kenneth Hill, Jon Lee and Robert McDaniel.Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Finley Hendrickson, Dr. Charles Sisk and great-grandchildren, Robbie Elmore, Kirby Stafford, Terry Kipp and John Lair. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials may go to the Joni Wilder Scholarship Fund.

 

 

Sunday, October 8, 2006 - Advocate-Messenger

BRYANT, James Leslie

November 18, 1944 – October 04, 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - James Leslie Bryant, 61, of Dayton, Ohio, died Wednesday.

Born Nov. 18, 1944, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Herman and Anna Mae Turner Bryant Payne. He was an employee of Foursesa Corp. in Franklin, Ohio.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Clark Bryant; two sons, James L. Bryant II and Donnie Bryant, both of Dayton; a sister, Loretta Pearson of Tennessee; and three brothers, Charles Bryant of Brodhead, Larry Payne of Corbin and Eddie Payne of Crab Orchard.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Carr. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harley Taylor, Jesse Turner, Eddie Payne, Scott Bryant, Jeremy Taylor and Larry Payne.Visitation will be after noon Monday.

 

Monday, November 3, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

CAREY, Manuel

November 15, 1915 – November 02, 2003

Manuel Carey, 87, of Crestview Drive, died Sunday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born Nov. 15, 1915, in Washington County, he was the son of the late James and Vicey L. Toms Carey. He was retired from Boyle Lumber Co. and was a member and former Sunday school teacher at Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Bruce Carey; two daughters, Barbara Winburn of Danville and Martha K. McKiddy of Hustonville; a son, Butch Carey of Danville; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.

 

Monday October 16, 2006 – Advocate-Messenger

COFFMAN, Darold Bixon

May 22, 1932 – October 14, 2006

Services for Darold Bixon Coffman, 74, of Hughes Lane, will 2 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Paul Readnour.

Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. He died Saturday at his home.

Born May 22, 1932, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Roy and Edith Peyton Coffman. He was a member of Salt River Baptist Church and a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Matherly Coffman; a son, Darold L. Coffman of Harrodsburg; a brother, Harold Coffman of Brodhead; and a grandson. Pallbearers will be Glenn Coffman, Logan Caldwell, Johnny Brim, Ronnie Stamps, Rudolph Mullins and Willie Sherwood. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Coontz, Charlie Clarkson, Craig Peavler, Bobby Carrico and David Coffman. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

Monday. June 7, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

COX, Manelle Allen

October 15, 1919 – June 05, 2004

Manelle Cox, 84, of Danville, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Oct. 15, 1919, in Ellisburg, she was the daughter of the late Winfield and Lillie Purdom Allen. She taught at Ellisburg school, was a member of the Methodist church and was the widow of Marshall Cox.

Survivors include a daughter, Marsha Frankel of Danville; and three grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Don Benningfield. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

 

Monday, November 3, 2003 – Advocate- Messenger

CRESS, Billy Wayne

November 11, 1980 – November 01, 2003

LANCASTER - Billy Wayne Cress, 22, of Horton Cutoff, Stanford, died Saturday in Lancaster.

Born Nov. 11, 1980, in Harlan County, he was the son of Billy and Libby Cress of Stanford. He was a student at Eastern Kentucky University and was affiliated with Lancaster Christian Church.

Other survivors include his sister, Kimberly Cress of Stanford; and grandmothers, Lillie Short of Garrard County and Irene Cress of Harlan County.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Grant Bowman and Mel Bonner. Burial will be in Dix River Cemetery, Preachersville. Pallbearers will be David Short, Chad and Nick Gilbert, Roger Banks, and Todd and Brandon Cress. Honorary pallbearers are uncles.

 

DAVISON, George Mosby

March 23, 1855 – December 18, 1912

DAVISON, George Mosby, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., March 23, 1855; attended the common schools, Stanford Academy, and Meyers Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Stanford, Ky.; appointed collector of internal revenue for the sixth Kentucky district and served from July 20, 1885, to June 30, 1889; appointed master of chancery or commissioner of the Lincoln circuit court in 1886, and served until 1893, when he resigned; member of the State house of representatives 1886-1888; judge of the Lincoln County Court 1894-1896; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1899); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1898 to the Fifty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law; assistant United States attorney for the eastern district of Kentucky 1900-1910; retired from public life; died in Stanford, Ky., December 18, 1912; interment in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. [Section 5]  [Information from Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.]

 

Sunday, September 7, 2003- Advocate-Messenger

DEES, Nora Rice

April 24, 1901 – September 04, 2003

MORELAND - Services for Nora Rice Dees, 102, of Stanford House Nursing Home will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. She died Thursday at Stanford House.

Born April 24, 1901, in the Rowland community of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Steve and Nettie Yaden Rice and the widow of George Moore and Preston Dees. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a brother, Edward Rice of Junction City, five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, George P. Moore and Ray D. Moore; one daughter, Jeanetta Roberts; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jack Rice, Tommy Sudduth, Bill Rice, William Denham, Pat Rice and Jim Deatherage. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

 

Thursday, May 6, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

DUNN, Temple Dowden

October 23, 1916 – May 03, 2004

STANFORD - Services for Temple Dowden Dunn, 87, of Arlington, Va., will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Salem Baptist Church. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.

He died Monday in Arlington, Va.

Born Oct. 23, 1916, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Temple H. and Ione Dowden Dunn. He was a retired teacher and church organist and had worked at Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C. He was a 1940 graduate of the University of Louisville with a degree in physics. He was the widower of Alice Cuemile Vinson Dunn, formerly of Lincoln County. Survivors include two sons, Temple J. Dunn and Gerrel H. Dunn, both of Arlington, Va. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Thursday, October 30, 2003- Advocate-Messenger

DURHAM, George R. “Bob”

January 24, 1924 – October 28, 2003

Services for George R. "Bob" Durham, 79, of Erlanger, formerly of Danville, will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tommy Valentine. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. He died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Florence.

Born Jan. 24, 1924, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Walter and Ada Mae Hammond Durham. He was a general yard master for Southern Railway.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Rae Durham; three sons, Robert R. Durham of Cape Coral, Fla., Joe S. Durham of Birmingham, Ala., and David E. Durham of Naples, Fla.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Chad and David Keith, James Durham, Tom Davis, Herb Nugent and Jason Disney. Visitation will be after 10:30 a.m. Friday.

 

Sunday, November 16, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

ELLIOTT, Hazel Marie

November 08, 1930 – November 14, 2003

LIBERTY  - Hazel Marie Elliott, 73, of Liberty, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 8, 1930, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Kendrid R. and Nora Austin Elliott. She was a member of Mount Olive Christian Church.

Survivors include a sister, Delta Wall of Waynesburg.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Mount Olive Christian Church by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial is in Salyers Cemetery.Visitation is 8-11:30 a.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. at the church.

 

Sunday, October 15, 2006 – Advocate – Messenger

EWING, Geraldine Stevenson

June 25, 1934 -  October 12, 2006

Services for Geraldine Ewing, 72, of Russell Street, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Crab Orchard by the Rev. Robert Blythe. Burial will be in Camp Nelson Cemetery. She died Thursday at her home.

Born June 25, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Penny Andrews and James Stevenson. She was a housekeeper and member of Cedar Ridge Baptist Church. She was the widow of the Rev. William Henry Ewing.

Survivors include four daughters, Mary Wilkerson of Lexington, Terrie Daniels of Danville, Bernice Simpson of Lexington and Tina George of Danville; five sons, Anthony Bess of Richmond, John Bess, Ronald and Geovonia Coleman and Wm. Henry Ewing, all of Danville; three sisters, Jennie Harris of Danville, Charlie Lee Marshall of Hamilton, Ohio, and Loucilla Cruse of Dorchester, Mass.; three brothers, Robert Stevenson of Lancaster, June Stevenson of Louisville and Joseph Stevenson, address not available; 23 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be the grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers are William H. Ewing, William Fullwood, David Daniel, Chris Guest, Carlos Bess, Geovania Coleman Jr. and James Bartleson Jr. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

 

Monday October 9, 2006- Advocate-Messenger

FOLEY, Chester

September 09, 1925 – October 07, 2006

STANFORD - Chester Foley, 81, of Stanford, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Sept. 9, 1925, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Jesse and Cleta Kidd Foley. He was a farmer, a Baptist and the widower of Susie K. Hazlett Foley.

Survivors include a son, Ernest Foley of Lexington; seven daughters, Helen Berry, Connie Coppage and Bonnie Scharborough, all of Stanford, Linda Griffin, Iona Huffman and Edna Raider, all of Danville, and Gracie Crawley of Lancaster; 26 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. John Dean. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris House, Bobby Crawley, Sam Scharborough, Bruce Coppage, Kevin Crawley and Eddie Crawley.

Honorary pallbearers are Tracie Means, Katherine Yeakey, Jeanie Berry, Joanie House, Ruthie Crawley and Kelly Coppage. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

 

Monday, June 7, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

FOLEY, Shelly Jullian

January 08, 1966 – June 04, 2004

MORELAND - Shelly Jullian Foley, 36, of Cave City, died Friday at University of Louisville Hospital.

Born Jan. 8, 1966, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Willie C. and Janie Hazlett Foley. He was a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include three sisters, Brenda Vargo of Louisville, Patricia Miracle of Stanford and Sheila Lee of Cave City. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Tuesday.

 

Sunday, July 26, 1998 – Advocate-Messenger

FULTZ, Christopher Keith

May 01, 1992 – July 23, 1998
LONDON - Christopher Keith Fultz, 6, of Crab Orchard, died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born May 1, 1992, in Laurel County, he was a son of Donald Fultz of Crab Orchard and Jamie Minch of Michigan. He would have been a first grade pupil at Crab Orchard Elementary School this fall.
Survivors include a stepmother, Anita Fultz; two brothers, Cory Akers and Anthony Akers, both of Crab Orchard; grandparents, Chester Fultz, Connie Wyatt and Gary and Maria Tuttle, all of Florida; and another grandmother, Vickie Schroeder of Michigan.
Services are 2 p.m. today at Bowling Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Smith Cemetery, London. 

 

Monday May 10, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

HARDIN, Louise Taylor

July 08, 1932 – May 08, 2004

MORELAND - Services for Louise Hardin, 71, of Bowen Road, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Burl Coffman. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.

She died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born July 8, 1932, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Faynie L. Upthegrove Taylor. She was a homemaker, a member of New Hope Baptist Church and the widow of Jack Hardin.

Survivors include a son, Dudley Hardin of Moreland; two daughters, Jane Hardin and Dianne Godbey, both of Moreland; two brothers, Jim Taylor and Floyd Taylor, both of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Lora Clem of Moreland and Gail Huffman of Midland City, Ill.; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Howard Gibson, Rob Huffman, Carlos Clem, Matt Cornelius, Stanley Hardin and Ray Marion. Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

HELM, Harvey

December 02, 1865 – March 03, 1919

HELM, Harvey, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Danville, Boyle County, Ky., December 2, 1865; attended the Stanford Male Academy and was graduated from the Central University of Kentucky in 1887; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1890 and began practice in Stanford, Ky.; member of the State house of representatives in 1894; county attorney of Lincoln County 1897-1905; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1900; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1907, until his death before the commencement of the Sixty-sixth Congress; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Sixty-second Congress), Committee on the Census (Sixty-third through Sixty-fifth Congresses); died in Columbus, Miss., March 3, 1919; interment in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Ky. [Information from the Biographical Directory of Unites States Congress]

 

Thursday, October 12, 2006 – Advocate-Messenger

JOHNSON, Eugene O.

April 21, 1929 – October 11, 2006

WAYNESBURG - Services for Eugene O. Johnson, 77, of the Ellison Ridge community, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pilot Baptist Church by Bobby Cole and Derrick Durham. Burial will be in Pilot Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center.

Born April 21, 1929, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Robert and Jane Rose Johnson. He was a bus driver, retired after 34 years with the Lincoln County Board of Education, a deputy sheriff for four years and a Lincoln County Constable for eight years. He was a member of Pilot Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Baugh Johnson of Eubank; a son, Douglas Johnson of Eubank; a daughter, Debbie Dunn of Lawrenceburg; two brothers, Oval Johnson of Eubank, and Winfred Johnson of Kings Mountain; three grandchildren; two stepgrandsons; two great-grandchildren, and two stepgreat- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Allen Johnson.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home and after noon Friday at the church.

 

Tuesday, November 4, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

JOHNSON, Mary K. Robinson

May 12, 1933 – November 02, 2003

STANFORD - Services for Mary K. Johnson, 70, of Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Redemption Road Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Angel Ridge Cemetery.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born May 12, 1933, in Kenton County, she was the daughter of the late Roy R. and Carrie V. Rankin Robinson. She was a saleswoman for Towncraft Cookware and a member of Redemption Road Pentecostal Church. She was the widow of Stanley L. Johnson. Survivors include a son, Stanley R. Johnson of Birdseye, Ind.; six daughters, Patricia Walls of McKinney, Stanetta Doss of Danville, Rosemary Hazlett, Kathleen Merrell and Melva Cochran, all of Stanford, and Thelma Johnson of South Fork; a brother, Jim Price of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Becky Upton and Louise Remley, both of Covington; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Donald Martin Jr., Harry Hazlett, Greg Doss, Justin Merrell, Dale Irvin and Cody Merrell. Honorary pallbearers are Harvey Taylor, Danny Coffman Jr., Holton and Dennis Cochran, Jerry Sears and Jerry Walls.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at the church.

 

Thursday, April 29, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

JOSEPH, Josie Howard

June 25, 1928 – April 27, 2004

LANCASTER - Services for Josie Joseph, 75, of Fall Lick Road, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by Willie Day. Burial will be in Dix River Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born June 25, 1928, in Leslie County, she was the daughter of the late Ballard and Lizzie Howard Howard. She was a homemaker and a member of Dix River Church of Christ.

Survivors include four daughters, Dora Lee Morgan of Dayton, Ohio, Chris Wall of Stanford, Brenda Rice of Fort Smith, Ark., and Becky Burkhart of Crab Orchard; two sons, Kenny Morgan of Lancaster and Carlos Morgan of Crab Orchard; a sister, Gladys Lewis of London; three brothers, Earn Howard of Pineville, Bob Howard of Georgia, and Ervin Howard of London; her former husband, Willie Joseph of Lancaster; 22 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Kenny, Tony, Tommy and Cory Morgan, Mark Burkhart, Willie Falconberry, Kevin and Brian Rice. Honorary pallbearer is Josh Morgan.

 

Monday, November 01, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger UPDATE

KING, Kevin Lynn

April 23, 1969 – October 30, 2004

MORELAND – Kevin Lynn King,  35, of Moreland, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born April 23, 1969, in Danville , he was the son of J.C. and Agnes McGirr King of Stanford. He was a general contractor and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Teri King; two daughters, Tara L. King and Tayah L. King , both at home; a son, Joseph King of Junction City; a sister, Norma J. Casey of Stanford; and a brother, Ricky King of Junction City.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by David Fralix. Burial will be in McGirr-Sandidge Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Casey, Joey Martin, Casey King , Ashley Powell, John Phillips and Jackie Lynn. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday. [Also File # 21]

 

Tuesday, August 31, 2004 – Advocate Messenger

LACKEY, Robert “Red”

October 17, 1907 – August 27, 2004

Robert "Red" Lackey, 96, formerly of Lincoln County, died Friday at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born Oct. 17, 1907, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late William D. and Mary Jane Lackey. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was retired. Survivors include a nephew, William Lackey of Frankfort.

Services will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Boneyville Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Coulter Jr. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be George Reid, Ernest Gooch, Robert Brown, Clarence Gooch, Billy Masterson and Edward Brown. Honorary pallbearers are John Gooch and George Logan. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Friday, July 16, 2004- Advocate-Messenger

LAKE, Linda Kaye

October 14, 1950 – July 14, 2004

CRAB ORCHARD - Linda Kaye Lake, 53, of Waynesburg, died Wednesday at her home.

Born Oct. 14, 1950, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of Edna Mae Zackery Lake of Crab Orchard and the late Scott Lake. She was an employee of Gulf States paper company for 28 years and a member of Ephesus Baptist Church.

Other survivors include a daughter, Kimberly L. Durham of Yosemite; her companion, Doug Smith of Waynesburg; two sisters, Faye Middleton and Barbara Scheffler, both of Crab Orchard; four brothers, Robert Lancaster of Upton and Garnet Lancaster of Naples, Fla., Donald Lake and Scotty Lake, both of Crab Orchard.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Wilmot Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeff, Chris and Bobby Lancaster, Daryl and Darin Middleton, Craig Elder, Tim and Jonathan Lake. Honorary pallbearers are Ryder Lake and Logan Johnson.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today. Memorials may go to American Cancer Society.

 

Sunday,  August 17, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger  UPDATE

MARTIN, Russell Harold

February 14, 1923 – August 16, 2003

STANFORD - Russell Harold Martin, 80, of Phillips Court, Stanford, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 14, 1923, in Hoopston, Ill., he was the son of the late Percy W. and Dosa C. Martin.

He was a supervisor of Lincoln County Schools for 18 years, retiring in 1982. He was a teacher at McKinney School for nine years and principal at McKinney High School for nine years. He was a 1941 graduate of McKinney High School, received a master's degree from Eastern Kentucky University, and performed doctorate work at the University of Kentucky. He was a member of the Mason Club, McKinney Ruritan Club, Retired Teachers of Lincoln County, and was a member of the Bastin Quartet.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Ellen Duvall Martin of Stanford; one brother, Ralph E. Martin of Avon, Ind.; and two sisters, Viola M. Long of Mt. Sterling and Edna M. Lewis of Zionsville, Ind. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ross W. Martin and Roy T. Martin; and one sister, Thelma M. Stanley.

Pallbearers will be Jack D. Johnson and the deacons of Stanford Baptist Church. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by Max Hester and Albert Gisler. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home. Memorials may go to the Lincoln County Educational Fund.

 

Thursday,  November 11, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

MAY, Marvin E.

August 04, 1915 – November 09, 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Marvin E. May, 89, of Eubank, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Sam Atkins. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at his home.

Born Aug. 4, 1915, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late John L. and Emma Davis May. He was a farmer and former owner of May's Store, a 50-year London Tobacco Warehouse representative, and a former teacher and Lincoln County school board member.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Hubble May; two sons, John M. May of Eubank and Thomas E. May of Statesville, N.C.; seven daughters, Louise Webb of Rixeyville, Va., Jean Reichel of Cincinnati, Ohio, Peggy Ruckel, Emma B. Ruckel and Alice Mullins, all of Eubank, Donna Ruckel of Waynesburg, and Patsy Walker of Burnside; two adopted daughters, Ann Hubble of Somerset and Jenny Singleton of Eubank; two brothers, Edward May of Liberty and Kenneth May of Magnolia; 35 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday. Memorials may go to Polly Ann Church in Eubank or Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

 

Monday, July 12, 2004 – Advocate- Messenger

McGIRR, James Ernest “Ernie”

February 06, 1960 – July 10, 2004

 MORELAND - James Ernest "Ernie" McGirr, 44, of Bowen Road, died Saturday at West Lake Regional Hospital in Columbia.

Born Feb. 6, 1960, in Danville, he was a son of James M. "Jimmy" McGirr of Moreland and Ruby Cochran Baker of Stanford. He was an employee of Western Sizzlin and a graduate of Lincoln County High School.

Other survivors include a brother, Eddie Baker of Moreland; and a sister, Jennifer M. Hale of Moreland. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by David Fralix and Stacey Cochran. Burial will be in McGirr-Sandidge Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stewart and Steve Cochran, Tommy Clayborn, Dewayne Lynn, Ricky and Kevin King, Brandon Casey and David Maddox. Honorary pallbearers are Greg Boynton, Archie Coffman, Timmy Rice, Lonnie Spears, Larry Bottoms and Kenny Hale. Visitation is 5-9  p.m. today.

 

Thursday February 12, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger UPDATE

McMULLIN, Collettie

November 25, 1925 – February 11, 2004

STANFORD - Services for Collettie McMullin, 77, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Rob Cox. Burial will be in Eubank Christian Church Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Nov. 25, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Logan and Mamie Floyd McMullin. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Moriah Christian Church.

Survivors include a brother, Aubrey McMullin; and nieces, Alma Jean Young and Brenda Staton, both of Lexington, Diane Watkins of Stanford and Lorna Smith of Texas.

Pallbearers will be Tom, Steve and Randy Morford. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday. Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society.

 

Monday, September 13, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

MERRIMAN, Harry E.

August 30, 1910 – September 11, 2004

MORELAND - Harry E. Merriman, 94, of Moreland, died Saturday in Danville.

Born Aug. 30, 1910, in Moreland, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Merriman. He was retired from Doxol Gas Co. where he'd worked for 27 years.

He was a deacon at Moreland Christian Church where he had been the oldest member. He was the widower of Jessie Merriman. Survivors include a daughter, Ann Brown of Danville.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Moreland Christian Church by the Revs. David Smith and Bill Minor. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jim Kelley, Elwood Brown, Dale Smith, Billy Myers, Billy Kirkpatrick and Bobby Gover. Honorary pallbearers are deacons of Moreland Christian Church.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Memorials may go to Moreland Christian Church building fund, 5600 Hwy. 2141, Hustonville 40437.

 

Sunday, January 18, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

MIRACLE, Mary Phillips

December 02, 1922 – January 16, 2004

STANFORD - Mary Phillips Miricle, 81, of Stanford, died Friday at Stanford House Nursing Home.

Born Dec. 2, 1922, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Phillips and Kate Manuel Phillips. She was a member of Blue Lick Baptist Church.

She was the widow of Kimbell Miracle .

Survivors include two brothers, Bill and Foster Phillips, both of Stanford.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Gary, Wayne, Owen, Carl and Rodney Phillips, and Aaron, Buddy and David King. Honorary pallbearers will be Susie Muse, Susie Padgett and Louise Goens.

 

Friday, October 13, 2006 – Advocate-Messenger

MONTGOMERY, Geraldine Jones

November 08, 1923 – October 12, 2006

STANFORD - No services are planned for Geraldine Montgomery, 82, of Stanford. She died Thursday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born Nov. 8, 1923, in Highland Park, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Lillian Wessman Jones. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, John Montgomery of Stanford; three sons, Richard E. Montgomery of Fairfield, Conn., Dennis B. Montgomery of Odessa, N.Y., and Douglas J. Montgomery of Jupiter, Fla.; a brother, Robert E. Johns of Somonauk, Ill.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Burial is private.

 

Friday January 16, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger UPDATE

MURPHY, Theresa Descteaux

July 11, 1927 – December 31, 2004

 (pronounced - day kah toh - French Canadian for Dakota)

A memorial service for Theresa Murphy, 76, of Cain Run Road, Stanford, will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Farmington Hills, Mich. (Southfield, Oakland County, MI)

She died Dec. 31 at her home.

Born July 11, 1927, in Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and La Milot Descteaux. She was a homemaker, a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the widow of Robert Murphy.

Survivors include a daughter, Cathy Lawrence of Stanford; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Michel Boissonneault. Honorary pallbearers are Joe Farris, Mark Nulle, Joe Farris Sr., Ron Farris, Don Turner and Fred Hamilton. Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, November 3, 2003 Advocate-Messenger

NAYLOR, Gladys Reed

March 19, 1929 – November 01, 2003

STANFORD - Gladys Reed Naylor, 74, of Redwood Drive, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 19, 1929, in South Fork, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Florence Bastin Reed. She was a homemaker and a member of Order of the Eastern Star and Lincoln County Homemakers Club. She was the widow of John E. Naylor.

Survivors include her companion, Homer Day Sr. of Crab Orchard; a son, John R. Naylor of Hustonville; a daughter, Connie Doyle of Hustonville; a sister, Mae Fletcher of Stanford; and two grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Fletcher, Andy Naylor, John Baren, Nicholas Kirkpatrick, Tommy Smith and Jeff Johnson. Honorary pallbearers are Kenny, Joey and Robbie Wilson.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Kentucky Baptist Children's Home.

 

OWSLEY, Bryan Young

January 05, 1868 – February 11, 1900

OWSLEY, Bryan Young, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Ky., August 19, 1798; attended the common schools of Lincoln County; studied law and was admitted to the bar; moved to Jamestown, Ky.; clerk of the circuit court in 1827; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress; register of the United States land office, with residence in Frankfort, 1845-1849; died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., on October 27, 1849. [Information from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress] Interment:  Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Old Presbyterian Section. Son of J. H. & F. F. Owsley

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 – Advocate-Messenger

RYAN, Daniel Lyle

August 31, 1987 – October 08, 2006

STANFORD - Services for Daniel Lyle Ryan, 19, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Danville Church of God by Nathan Todd. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

He died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Aug. 31, 1987, he was the son of Helen Cornett Ryan of Stanford and the late David L. Ryan Sr.

He was an employee of Wasua Paper Co. and attended Danville Church of God. He was a 2004 graduate of Lincoln County High School. Other survivors include two brothers, David L. Ryan Jr. of Danville and Alex N. Ryan of Stanford; and a sister, Shelby J. Corey of Gravel Switch.Pallbearers will be Glenwood Cornett, Jerry Cornett, Eric D. Cornett, John Ryan, Ricky D. Ryan and Gary Ryan Jr. Vitiation is 5-9 p.m. today at the church. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Monday, November 24, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

SHEARER, Tony R., II

August 07, 1970 – November 20, 2003

Services for Tony Ray "Big Man" Shearer II, 33, of Baughman Avenue, were today at Immanuel Baptist Church by the Revs. Barry Jeffries, Harold Best and Greg Farmer.

Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.

He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 7, 1970, in Danville, he was the son of Patricia Bell Horton Shepperson of Danville and Tony Ray Shearer of Stanford, and the stepson of Lennie Shepperson of Danville and Pernie Shearer of Stanford. He was the husband of Crystal Price Shearer.

He was a bus driver for Danville Christian Academy and a former member of Boyle County Fire Department, County Engine No. 1. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a Vacation Bible School volunteer.

Survivors include a son, Landon W. Shearer, at home; a daughter, Savannah B. Shearer, at home; a sister, Tracy Terry of Junction City; three brothers, Jason Shepperson of Danville, Walter Hopkins of Lebanon and Len Shepperson of Bastrop, Texas; and a stepgrandmother, Lola Hopkins of Crab Orchard.

Pallbearers were Scott Terry, Walter Hopkins, Chris Antle, Scott Yates, Joey Noel, Billy VanArsdale, Jason Shepperson and Donald Mark Sylvie. Honorary pallbearers were nieces and nephews. Memorials may go to the Shearer Children's Education Fund, c/o Stith Funeral Home, 318 W. Broadway, Danville.

 

Monday, June 21, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

SIMS, Darvin Eugene

January 03, 1957 – June 17, 2004

MORELAND - Services for Darvin Eugene Sims, 47, of Norwood, Ohio, will be noon Tuesday at New Salem Baptist Church by the Rev. Matthew Jones. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

He died Thursday at his home.

Born Jan. 3, 1957, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Betty Chaney Edwards of Norwood and the late James V. Sims. Other survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Sims of Stanford and Angela Spears of Somerset; a brother, Donald K. Sims of Norwood; three half brothers, Jimmy and Richard Sims, both of Stanford, and Ricky Sims of Ohio; a sister, Debbie J. Durham of Moscow, Ohio; three half sisters, Becky Sims of Stanford, Sandy Edwards of Dear Park, Ohio, and Theresa Achtens of Birmingham, Mich.

Pallbearers will be Curt Durham, Pepi Orvino, Richard and Jimmy Sims, J.W. and Larry Walls. Visitation is 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday at the church.

 

Tuesday June 8, 2004- Advocate-Messenger

SIMS, Donald G.

September 29, 1947 – June 06, 2004

SOMERSET - Donald G. Sims, 56, of Ferguson, died Sunday at his home.

Born Sept. 29, 1947, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Earnest and Lora Falconberry Sims.

He was a forklift operator for Arvin Industries and retired after 30 years.

Survivors include his former wife, Betty L. Sims of Franklin, Ind.; a daughter, Michelle McKain of Franklin; three brothers, Willard Sims of Bethelridge, Darrell Sims of Danville and Randy Sims of Campbellsville; four sisters, Imogene Durham of Liberty, Carol Cook of Ferguson, Francis Sneed of Franklin and Bernice Whitaker of Eubank; a granddaughter; and two stepgrandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Lange and New Brothers Funeral Home by Roger Dykes and Ray Arnold. Burial will be in Pond Cemetery, Waynesburg.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials may go to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

 

Friday, July 23, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

SIMS, Jane Snow

April 21, 1944 – July 21, 2004

LIBERTY - Services for Jane Sims, 60, of Middleburg, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Indian Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. C.D. Carman. Burial will be at K.P. Hall Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 21, 1944, in Middleburg, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Ruby Mae Delk Snow. She was a homemaker, former employee of the state Transportation Cabinet, and member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Norman L. Sims; two sons, Keith Snow and Richie Sims, both of Middleburg; a sister, Janet Snow of Nashville, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be John G. Patterson, Todd Reinhart, Chris, Rick and James Snow, and Kenneth Patton. Honorary pallbearers are John Luster, Randy Rousey, Dewayne Mullins, Phillip Fredrick and Al Moran. Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

 

Friday, July 23, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

SINGER, Edna Thompson

January 28, 1921 – July 21, 2004

WAYNESBURG - Edna Singer, 83, of Ky. 1247, Eubank, died Wednesday at Lake Cumberland Medical Center in Somerset.

Born Jan. 28, 1921, in Pike County, she was the daughter of the late Alonzo Thompson and Elsie Keesee Thompson Blackburn. She was a homemaker and a member of Eubank Baptist Church. She was the widow of Carl Singer.

Survivors include a brother, Darrell Thompson of Williamsburg, Ohio; and a sister, Josephine Johnson, Eubank.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by Shelby Reynolds. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Greg and Richard Thompson, Bill Jones, Scott Johnson, and Victor and Kenny Howson. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Moxey and Eric Williams. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

 

Thursday,  December 4, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Ruth Coffey

November 27, 1930 – December 02, 2003

STANFORD - Services for Janie Ruth Coffey Smith, 73, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Stanford Baptist Church by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Nov. 27, 1930, in Rockcastle County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Sallie Levisay Coffey. She was a member of Stanford Baptist Church, a past member of Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln County Fair Board.

She was co-owner and operator of radio station WRSL in Stanford since 1965 with her late husband, Cal Smith.

Survivors include five sons, Calvin Smith of Lancaster, David Smith of Moreland, Phillip Smith of Brodhead, Jonathan Smith of Monee, Ill., and Joseph Smith of Stanford; a daughter, Amy Bastin of Stanford; three brothers, Bill Coffey of Bradenton, Fla., and Willis and Donald Coffey, both of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Kathleen Machel of Harrodsburg and Barbara Heseltine of Mount Vernon; 21 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday and 8:30-noon Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Pallbearers wll be James Bastin and Jason, Bradley, Dale, Calvin C. II, and Casey Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be the grandchildren. Memorials may go to the American Cancer Association.

 

Friday January 16, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

SMITH, Shirley M. Anderson

March 08, 1936 – January 15, 2004

STANFORD - Shirley Mae Smith, 67, of Hustonville, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 8, 1936, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Loma and Clodie Vest Anderson. She was a homemaker and a member of New Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Ollis Smith; three sons, Bennett D. Smith and Ronnie Smith, both of Hustonville, and L. Eric Smith of Harlan; a daughter, Connie Richey of Hustonville; a brother, Lawrence Anderson of Russellville, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at New Salem Baptist Church by the Revs. Jim Norman and Matthew Jones. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home.

 

Monday October 11, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

SPENCER, Earl James

February 04, 1931 – October 07, 2004

SCIENCE HILL - Earl James Spencer, 73, of Waynesburg, died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Feb. 4, 1931, in Blue Diamond, he was the son of the late Woodie and Bertha Lockard Spencer. He was an employee of Werner Transportation Co. in Chicago and a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Sylvania Jones Spencer; three sons, Donald E. Spencer of Chicago and Steven J. Spencer and Woodie G. Spencer, both of Waynesburg; a daughter, Lori A. Wright of Waynesburg; a sister, Monte Kilburn of Waynesburg; 10 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Services were Sunday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by Mark King. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.

 

Sunday October 8, 2006 –Advocate-Messenger

Taylor, Velma J. Hayes

May 21, 1931 – October 06, 2006

Velma Jean Taylor, 76, of Waynesburg, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Home in Somerset.

Born May 21, 1931, in Lincoln Co., she was the daughter of the late Manford and Lela Chaney Hayes. She was a homemaker and member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She was the widow of Dallas C. Taylor.

Survivors include three sons, Michael Taylor and Dale Taylor, both of Cincinnati, and Randy Taylor of Stanford; a daughter, Regina Moore of Waynesburg; a sister, Sylvia Hines of Stanford; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Delmer Lee and James Hayes. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Hospice of Lake Cumberland ,100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.

 

Sunday March 28, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

TERRY, Mary Long

August 27, 1920 – March 26, 2004

WAYNESBURG - Mary Long Terry, 83, of Waynesburg, died Friday at her home.

Born Aug. 27, 1920, in Butler County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Jim Blaine and Martha Anne Vaught Moore. She was a retired Veterans Administration hospital nurse and member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church. She was the widow of Edgar Long and Woodrow Terry.

Survivors include three sons, James Long of Nicholasville, and Kenneth and Randall Long, both of Stanford; two daughters, Dewilla Holtzclaw of Waynesburg and Drucilla Benedict of Kings Mountain; a brother, Remis Moore of Hustonville; three sisters, Alma Anderson, Patricia Hart and Betty Lou Hargis, all of Eubank; 16 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jeff, Alan, David, Raymie and Steven Long, and Mike Benedict.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mount Moriah cemetery. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may go to American Cancer Society.

 

Friday July 23, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

TERRY, Thomas Wesley

September 24, 1952 – July 22, 2004

STANFORD - Services for Thomas Wesley Terry, 51, of U.S. 27, Waynesburg, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Grace Fellowship Church by the Revs. Vola Brown and Brad King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Thursday at his residence.

Born Sept. 24, 1952, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Alberta Terry of Stanford and the late Elizabeth Bishop Terry. He was a custodian at Highland Elementary School and a member of Grace Fellowship Church.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Terry; his father; a son, Cullen A. Terry of Waynesburg; a daughter, Amber R. Terry of Waynesburg; five brothers, Gary Eugene, Earl Lynn, Michael E. Terry, all of Stanford, David A. Terry of Perryville, and Mark D. Terry of Lexington; and five sisters, Linda Lou Richards and Vickie R. Terry of Stanford, Connie Sue Hall of Knoxville, Tenn., and Cathie Jo Faulkner and Barbara Mae McGirr, both of Danville.

Pallbearers will be Leon Petrey, Jim Laswell, Travis and Michael McGirr, Jimmy Ray and Glenn Richards.Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the church.

 

Monday,  December 22, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

VAUGHT, Cecil

April 16, 1924 – December 21, 2003

Lou Cecil Vaught, 79, of Hustonville Road, died Sunday at his home.

Born April 16, 1924, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Ed and Mamie Wilson Vaught.

He was retired from Kocolene Oil Co. and was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Wiser of Danville and Elene Lee of Mitchellsburg.Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Allen.

Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday.

 

 

Thursday, February 5, 2004- Advocate-Messenger

WADE, Henry Thomas

June 19, 1910 – February 03, 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Henry Thomas Wade, 93, of Waynesburg, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Highland Methodist Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born June 19, 1910, in Mount Salem, he was the son of the late C.M. and Annie Carrier Wade. He was a farmer and a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church.

Survivors include a stepbrother, Lester Walls of Indiana; and nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Jeff and Michael Reed, Doyle Wilder, Tommy Rector, Bruce Stull and Jack Blair. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

 

Saturday, April 08, 2006 - The Kentucky Post - Cincinnati.com

WHITSON, Edward R.

January 28, 1918 – March 15, 2006

Edward R. Whitson, 89, of Cold Spring, formerly of Indianapolis, Ind., died March 15 at Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport. He was a retired mechanic from Cincinnati Trucking Co. and a member of the United States Coast Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Lela McGirr Whitson; a sister, Delphin Thompson of Magnolia; and several nephews and nieces.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Baptist Convalescent Center Chapel, Newport. Burial was in McGirr-Sandidge Cemetery, Moreland. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Fort Thomas, is handling the arrangements.

 

Wednesday,  August 18, 2004 – Advocate-Messenger

WILLIAMS, Della I. Greer

October 03, 1912 – August 16, 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Della Irene Williams, 91, of Louisa, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Rob Cox. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

She died Monday at her home.

Born Oct. 3, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Lucinda Goodman Greer. She was a former restaurant cook, homemaker, and member of Mount Moriah Christian Church. She was the widow of McClellan Jones and W.A. Williams.

Survivors include a son, William L. "Bill" Williams of Louisa; two daughters, Stella B. Singleton of Mount Orab, Ohio, and Carol S. Williams Hutton of Louisa; two sisters, Emma Patterson and Cordia Elliott, both of Stanford; an adopted granddaughter, Sara Patton of Louisa; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia I. Ryland. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

 

Tuesday December 2, 2003- Advocate-Messenger 

WILLIAMS, Kathleen Childress

April 13, 1935 – November 30, 2003

LIBERTY - Services for Kathleen Childress Williams, 68, of Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Olive Christian Church by the Revs. Greg Powell, Matt Archibald and Sherman Floyd. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born April 13, 1935, in Sand Springs, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Flonnie Renner Childress. She was a retired school cook and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Donald G. Williams; a son, James W. Williams of Orlando, Fla.; a daughter, Donna Archibald of Lancaster, Ohio; two brothers, Owen Childess of West Chester, Ohio, and George Childress of Brodhead; a sister, Sharon K. Saylor of Mount Vernon; and eight grandchildren. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

 

Tuesday, March 16, 2004- Advocate-Messenger

WILLIAMS, Leemon

May 30, 1932 – March 15, 2004

LIBERTY - Leemon Williams, 71, of Waynesburg, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 30, 1932, in Mount Olive, he was the son of the late Wallace and Lizzie Floyd Williams. He was a retired nursing assistant and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Frances J. Gooch Williams; and a sister, Irene Falconberry of Waynesburg. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday. [Durham Cemetery is located in Casey Co. near Mount Olive Christian Church. Also 3Durham Cemeteries in Boyle Co. Ky]

 

Tuesday December 23, 2003 – Advocate-Messenger

WILSON, Ernest B.

August 26, 1914 – December 21, 2003

MORELAND - Services for Ernest B. Wilson, 89, of Hustonville, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Curtis Allen. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. He died Sunday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born Aug. 26, 1914, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Sam and Annie Cox Wilson. He was a retired farmer and a member of Maxey Valley Church of God. He was the widower of Iona Dexter Wilson.

Survivors include four sons, Earl and Carl Wilson, both of Moreland, Marvin Wilson of Hustonville, and Donald Wilson of Newport; two daughters, Dorothy Price of Hustonville and Pauline Moberly of Nicholasville; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Troy, Timmy, Kevin, Eric, Carl Lee and Marvin Wilson Jr. and Jeff and Jerry Moberly.Visitation will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday.