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                     Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #17

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto                             


Auxier, Benjamin Harrison Jr.                                   Baker, James Sr.                                Baker, James Allen

Baker, Lois Jean Sims                                             Berkes, Ida Bolin                                Bless, Bernand Louis                                                         

Bradley, Grace Wall                                               Carmen, Lina Campbell                       Casey, Irene Gaddis       

Davis, Cecil Doyle                                                  Edwards, Curtis                                  Gains, Ruby W. Crawford       

Garrison, Anna                                                       Hale, Robert E.                                   Hammons, Mattie Graham        

Hills, Robert A.                                                       Ivy, Willis Keith                                  Johnson, Cora Mae        

King, Mary B. Strevels                                           Lair, Henry Clark                                Lay, Denise L. & Larry P.       

Martin, Sarah Gaddis                                              McAninch, William                              McQueary, Amy M. & Barry D.       

Miller, Oliver                                                          Monahan, Helen                                   Pittman, George Elvin       

Potter, Dorothy Jesse                                             Reeves, Elizabeth Holtzclaw                  Reid, Martha Patton         

Reynolds, Beulah                                                   Russell, John Danny                              Spears, Elizabeth Spoonamore      

Stewart, Nancy                                                     Taylor, Anita K.                                    Terry, Raymond L. Jr.        

Wall, Lowell E.                                                     Walls, Nellie Hogue Sims                      Wesley, Hascal M. 

Wesley, Melanie H.                                              Westerfield, Bill                                      Wofford, Patricia    

Young, Dorothy Gerkey                           




       Dec 1998

AUXIER, Benjamin Harrison Jr.

Benjamin Harrison Auxier Jr., age 72, of Stanford, Kentucky died Tuesday, December 15, 1998, at Central Baptist 
Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

He was a self-employed piano and organ technician and a gunsmith. He was a member of the Danville Presbyterian 
Church. Ben was born on November 6, 1926 in Pikeville, Kentucky, the son of Benjamin Harrison Auxier Sr. and 
Gaines. He was the grandson of Samuel Buchanan Auxier and Levina Webb, the great grandson of John 
Brown Auxier and Mary Ann Tilsey Grayson and the 2nd great grandson of Samuel Auxier II and Rebecca Phillips.

He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Kelly McCubbins Auxier, who died in infancy. He is survived by his 
ex-wife, Margaret Edmonds Auxier, two sons, Benjamin Auxier III and George Daniel Auxier, a daughter, Roberta, 
one sister, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


     November 16, 1998 - Monday

BAKER, James Sr.                                                                    d. 14 Nov, 1998
MORELAND, James Baker, 92, of Moreland, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born July 26, 1906, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Christopher and Alice Haley Baker. He was a retired 
security guard for Vance Security and a member of Moreland Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Opal Price Baker; a son, James Baker Jr. of Camp Verde, Ariz.; a brother, John 
Baker of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in

Pallbearers will be Jim Kelley, Dale Smith, Elwood Brown, Charles Bolling, Vaudie Griffin and Jimmy Chelf.


     August 26, 2002

BAKER, James Allen

MORELAND -- Services for James Allen Baker, 86, of Moreland, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral 
Home by the Revs. Greg Nimmo and David Smith. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery. He died Saturday at his 
home. Born March 26, 1919, in Moreland, he was the son of the late Willie and Ethel Pearl Merriman Baker. He 
was co-owner and operator of Baker Brothers Contracting in Danville for 20 years. He was a 1935 graduate of 
Moreland High School where he played five years on the football, basketball and baseball teams. He was a Kentucky 
Colonel. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, served as past master of Hustonville Lodge 184, and belonged to 
the chapter and council of Danville's Masonic Lodge.

 Survivors include his wife, Lois Jean Sims Baker of Moreland; a daughter, Sue Baker Peek of Moreland; and a 
great-granddaughter whom he raised, Amy Sharp of Moreland; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
Pallbearers will be Bowen, Bo and Tyler McGuffey, Jim Peek, Willie Sharp, Earl Baker, Glen Chadwell and Otha 
Atwood. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Brown, Carlos Clem, Elmer Crowe Jr., Robert Reid, Haskel Wesley, 
Bob and Jesse Wilson, and Jimmy Chelf.  


      May 9, 2003

 BAKER, Lois Jean Sims

MORELAND -- Services for Lois Jean Sims Baker, 86, of Moreland will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt 
Funeral Home by the Revs. Greg Nimmo and David Smith. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery. She died 
Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Pallbearers will be Jim Peek, Bowen, Bo and 
Tyler McGuffey, Earl and Willie Baker, Larry Knouse and Otha Atwood.



     November 20, 2001 – Tuesday

BERKES, Ida Bolin                                                        d. 19 Nov 2001

LEXINGTON -- Ida Bolin Berkes, 90, of Lexington died Monday. Born April, 18, 1911, in Perry County, she 
was a daughter of the late Elijah and Martha Bolin. She was  a retired teacher and the widow of Hugo Berke. 
Survivors include a brother, E.J. Bolin; three sisters, Opal Gooch of  Lexington, Faye Russell of Stanford and 
Ethel Bolin of Nicholasville.  Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Pruitt's Funeral Home, Alexandria Drive. 
Burial will be in
Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.  



        July 11, 2002 – Thursday                              d. 10 July 2002

BLESS, Bernard Louis , 83, of Waynesburg were held Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery by the Rev. David  
Witten, with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 of Stanford. He died Wednesday at his home.



       August 10, 2004 - Monday

BRADLEY, Grace W.                                               d. 09 Aug 2004

PERRYVILLE - Services for Grace Wall Bradley, 81, of Perryville Street, Harrodsburg, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at 
Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Keith Weldon and Jack Geurin. Burial will be in
Hillcrest Cemetery. She died today 
at her home.

Born Dec. 11, 1922, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Florence Gooch Wall. She was a 
certified nurses aid at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital for 20 years and a member of Benton Baptist Church where 
she taught Sunday school for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Billy Bradley; a son, Donald Salyers of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Juanita Hamner 
of Harrodsburg and Betty G. Whittaker of Hustonville; four sisters, Nellie Phillips of Kings Mountain, Jewell Salyers 
and Jean Salyers, both of Hustonville, and Ruth Smith of Lancaster; a stepsister, Mae Betts of Danville; five grandchildren; 
and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be William Beedy, Scott and Eric Hamner, Shane Whittaker, David Fields and Eugene Bradley. Honorary 
pallbearer is Bryan Salyers.  

      May 26, 1998 –Tuesday

CARMAN, Lina Campbell                                                      d. 24 May 1998
WAYNESBURG - Lina Campbell Carman, 93, of Kings Mountain, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical 
Born Jan. 16, 1905, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Millard and Pricilla Falconbery Campbell. She was a 
homemaker, a member of Walltown Christian Church and the widow of Manford Carman.
Survivors include three daughters, Pauline Snow and Wilma McQueen, both of Kings Mountain, and Hazel Gambrel of Amelia, 
Ohio; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, 
Shirley Carman.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Steven Willingham. Burial will be in 
KP Hall Cemetery
, Kings Mountain.  Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Falconbery Cemetery Fund or favorite charity. 



      July 15, 1998 - Wednesday

CASEY, IRENE , 78       Irene Gaddis Casey of Bloomington ILL died Thursday July 2,1998. She was 78 years old.
 Born in Lincoln County on June 13 1920, she was a daughter of the late John and Julia E Sutherland Conder.  

Survivors, husband, Murrel Casey; daughter, Janet Cottier of Normal; step/daus, Jeannie Gaddis, Margie Casey, Paula 
Arreola and Julie Casey all of Bloomington sons, Earl Gaddis of Oaklahoma, Howard Gaddis, Frank Gaddis both of 
Bloomington Michael Gaddis, Glenn Gaddis both of Normal, Gary Gaddis of Alabama; step/sons, Hal Casey,Dennis 
Casey both of Bloomington; sisters, Alice Crow of Bloomington and Julia Griffitts of Galesburg ILL; brothers, J.T.Rice,
Charles Rice,Kelly Rice,Paul Rice, Dwain Rice, Billy Rice, and James Condor all of Kentucky; step/brothers, Roy Rice 
and Sam Rice both of Kentucky. Preceded in death by, first husband, Earl Gaddis.

      August 13, 2004 – Friday

DAVIS, Cecil D.                                                      D. 11, August  2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Cecil Doyle Davis, 73, of Stanford, formerly of Kings Mountain, will be 1 p.m. Saturday 
}at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. He died Wednesday at his home.

Born May 14, 1931, in Overton County, Tenn., he was the son of the late John and Eliza Allen Davis.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Coleman Davis; four sons, Doyle and Joel Davis, both of Stanford, George Davis of 
Eubank and Greg Davis of Waynesburg; three daughters, Kim Phillips of Stanford, Judy Jenkins of Waynesburg and Nieta 
Taylor of Kings Mountain; a brother, Rufus Davis of Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Clema Shea of Tennessee and Nancy 
Stevens of Eubank; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Roscoe Taylor, Keith Jenkins, Robbie Phillips, Anthony Sims, Donnie Reynolds and Donald Stringer.  


     Feb 16, 1999 - Tuesday

EDWARDS, Curtis                                                                   d. 15 Feb 1999
MORELAND - Curtis Edwards, 76, of Stanford, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 20, 1922, in Birch Leaf, Va., he was a son of the late Bruce and Aley Hay Edwards. He was a retired steel 
worker and custodian of the Boyle County Health Department. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member 
of American Legion Post 46 and Junction City Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Green Edwards; three daughters, Judy Leamon of Stanford, Rhonda Edwards of Princeton, 
N.J., and Lecia Hurt of Junction City; a brother, Garman Edwards of Birch Leaf; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. John Rasel. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Billy, Richard, Kermet and Darrell Green, Ron Mooney and Carl Sinkhorn.
Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today. 



        September 01, 1996 - Sunday

GAINS, Ruby W. Crawford                                                d. 30 Aug 1996
MORELAND - Ruby W. Crawford Gaines, 75, of Bonta Lane, Junction City, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional 
Medical Center, Danville, after an illness.
Born Nov. 9, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Will and Louan Crawford. She was a member of the Nazarene church 
and had been employed by Kentucky State Hospital until she retired. She was predeceased by a son, Howard Crawford "H.C." 
Gaines and a daughter, Patricia Wilson.
Survivors include her husband, Howard W. Gaines; a son, Tom Gaines of Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Hallie Graham of 
Danville and Barbara Sheperson of Perryville; a brother, James Crawford of Stanford; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Lts. Stephen and Shelley Hood and the Rev. John 
Lane. Burial will be in
Junction City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dale and Bryan Sheperson; Greg, Shawn and Kevin Gaines and Jimmy Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be 
James Rice Crawford, Barnell Vanhook, Ernest Neal, Shirley Lynn and Anna Lutes.  Memorials are suggested to the Salvation 
Army or a favorite charity.


      Sept 14, 2004 – Tuesday

GARRISON, Anna                                                                 d. 11 Sept, 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Anna Garrison, 86, of Waynesburg, were today at Double Springs Baptist Church by the Rev. 
Mark King. Burial was in
Double Springs Cemetery. She died Saturday in Lexington.

Born April 21, 1918, in Mount Clemens, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Williams Bendert. She 
was a homemaker, retired farmer and the widow of Marion Bud Garrison.

Survivors include a daughter, Lonnie King of Lancaster; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jim, Everett, Ted, Laddie, David and Jimmy Garrison and Byron Crawford. Honorary pallbearers are members 
of Waynesburg Red Hat Society. Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  


      Oct 03, 2004 – Sunday

HALE, Robert E.                                                            d. 30 Sept 2004

HARRODSBURG - Services for Robert E. Hale, 69, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Harrodsburg, are 2 p.m. today at Ransdell 
Funeral Chapel by Paul Readnour. Burial will be in
Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites.

He died Thursday at his home.

Born July 27, 1935, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Monte Lee and Alla Mae Wells Hale.

He was an Army veteran, having served in the Korean and Vietnam. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans, 
American Legion and VFW,

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Brown Hale; three sons, Robert E. Hale II of Lebanon, Ricky Hale of Danville and David 
Hale of Virginia Beach, Va.; three daughters, Gayle Adkins and Lisa Brown, both of Danville, and Becky Helton of Harrodsburg; 
a brother, James L. Hale of Stanford; five sisters, Roberta Martin and Janie Cook, both of Indianapolis, Ind., and Alberta Woods, 
Lucille Griffin and Virginia Hale, all of Stanford; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Greg Hale, and a daughter, Donna Rice. Pallbearers will be Charlie Wood, Colby Grider, 
Rodney Brown, Mark Brown, Randall Hale and Josh Hale. Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Layer, Ken Helton, Chuck 
Adkins and Jeremy Brown.


       Sept 14, 2004 – Tuesday

HAMMONS, Mattie Graham                                                        d. Sept 12, 2004

Services for Mattie Graham Hammons, 82, formerly of Harding Street, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home 
by the Rev. Mark East. Burial will be in
Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Sunday in Richmond.

Born March 18, 1922, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Betty Cheatam Graham. She was a retired 
employee of Palm Beach Co. and a member of Danville Church of the Nazarene. She was the widow of Paul Hammons.

Survivors include three sisters, Bessie Mahan of Nicholasville and Anna B. Graham and Emma D. Shearin, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; 
and three brothers, Lee Graham of Hustonville, Millard Graham Jr. of Lancaster and A.J. Graham of Nicholasville.

Pallbearers will be Michael Graham, Wayne Malone, Richard Walker, Tommy Bowen, Eric Lewis and Cecil Dulsworth.


         Feb 27, 1998  - Friday

HILLS, Robert A.                                                             d. 26 Feb 1998
WAYNESBURG - Services for Robert A. ``Bob'' Hills, 51, of Louisville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral 
Home by Roger Gibson and Emory Caudill. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, Ellison Ridge.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louisville.
He died Thursday in Louisville.
Born Jan. 8, 1947, in Fort Hood, Texas, he was a son of Alan R. Hills of Louisville and the late Nita Young Hills. He was a 
salesman for Royal Crown Cola for 29 years and a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Late Great Chevy Club.
Other survivors include his wife, Virginia Hills; two brothers, Tom and Jerry Hills of Louisville; and two sisters, Carol Hales of 
Canton, Ohio, and Janie Smith of Atlanta, Ga.
Pallbearers will be Tim Davis, Larry Wilson, Mike Quinn, Tom Beck, Jerry Hills and Tom Hills.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.



         August 05, 2004

IVY, Willis Keith                                                  d. 03 Aug 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Willis Keith Ivy, 39, of Dunnville, will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Barnett & Demrow Funeral 
Home by Reggie Tipton. Burial will be in
Mount Moriah Christian Church Cemetery.  He died Tuesday in Liberty.

Born Jan. 5, 1965, in Fayette County, he was the son of Joyce Relford Ivy and the late Willis Ivy. He was a roofing contractor 
with Ivy Roofing. Additional survivors include a son, Kevin Ivy of Sharpsburg; and two daughters, Kathy Ivy of Dunnville and 
Kimberly Boggs of Louisa.  


   March 26, 1997 – Cincinnati Post News – Wednesday              d. 24 March 1997

JOHNSON, Cora  Mae , 74, of Cincinnati, died Monday. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, West End. Visitation: 
6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jamison & Jamison Funeral Home, West End. ( She would have been born about 1923)


    November 23, 1998 – Monday

KING, Mary S.                                                                          d. 21 Nov 1998
Services for Mary Belle Strevels King, 62, of Alum Springs Road, were 11 a.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the 
Rev. Terry Cornish. Burial was in Parksville Cemetery.  She died Saturday at her residence after an illness.
Pallbearers are James Strevels, Patrick Alcorn, Troy Daugherty, J.R. Sargeant, Darrell Alcorn and George Routin.  Memorials 
may go to Heritage Hospice.

    Sept. 26, 1997 - Friday

 LAIR, Henry Clark                                                            d. 25 Sept 1997

Henry Lair, Lincoln civic leader, dies
STANFORD - Henry Clark Lair, honored as Lincoln County citizen of the year in 1990, died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital, 
Lexington. He was 80 and lived at 717 E. Main St.  Lair was a retired mail carrier, a farmer and a former teacher at Danville High 
School.  When the Stanford-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce named him Outstanding Citizen of the Year, his involvement 
in church, education and family were cited as his accomplishments. He was a member of Stanford Presbyterian Church where he 
had been an elder, deacon and Sunday school teacher. He served on the old Stanford Board of Education. He was on the board 
of directors of the Lincoln County and Kentucky Farm Bureau. Lair served in the Philippines and Japan with the Army in World 
War II.
Born Nov. 29, 1916, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late David Colson and Lucy Tate Smith Lair. Lair was a graduate of 
Stanford High School and Centre College. He was a member of local veterans' groups.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Harrington Lair of Stanford; four sons, Denny, Tim and Shea Lair, all of Stanford, and Pat Lair 
of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Stanford Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Bob Shaeffer. Burial with military services by Caswell 
Saufley Post 18, American Legion, will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home and 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Memorials suggested to American Heart Association and Stanford Presbyterian Church.



         August 26, 1996 - Monday

MARTIN, Sarah Gaddis                                                                D. 25 August 1996
Sarah Gaddis Martin, 99, of East Grubbs Lane, Junction City, died Sunday at home. Born Oct. 22, 1896, she was a daughter of 
the late John and Susan Gaddis and the widow of Albert Martin. She was a homemaker and member of Pleasant Run Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a daughter, Jean Goings of Junction City; a son, Sterling Martin of Hubbard, Ohio; one grandchild; four great-grandchildren; 
and three great-great-grandchildren. Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arlis Luttrell. Burial 
will be in Moreland Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Anthony Southworth, David D. Bodner, Dudley and Eugene Hardin, Mack Gaddis, 
Robert Funkhouser and Steve Wesley. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.



      August 16, 2004 - Monday

McANINCH, William                                                        D. 14 Aug 2004

STANFORD - William McAninch, 69, of Moccasin Road, died Saturday at his home.

Born April 30, 1935, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Pittman McAninch. He was a self-employed 
gate hauler and the widower of Shirley C. Hodge McAninch.

Survivors include a companion, Fredia Fletcher of Stanford; three sons, Joe McAninch of Waynesburg, Willie McAninch of 
Danville and Jerry McAninch of Stanford; five daughters, Violet Petula, Mary Kidd and Carolyn Burchfield, all of Stanford, 
and Sarah Phelps and Dolly Yocum, both of Waynesburg; two brothers, Bobby and Jerry McAninch, both of Casey County; 
21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, Danny R. McAninch.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Richard Naylor, George Yocum, Shorty Gooch, David Burchfield, Ben Norman, Ray Phillips and Jimmy Gooch. 
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home.  


        July 22, 1996

McQUEARY, Amy M and Barry D

MORELAND - Amy Lorine Miller McQueary, 19, and Barry Dale McQueary, 20, both of Junction City, died Sunday as a result 
of an automobile accident. Born May 24, 1977, in Boyle County, Amy Lorine Miller McQueary was a daughter of Wayne and Joyce 
of Junction City. She was a homemaker and a 1995 graduate of Boyle County High School. She was a member of The 
Assemblies of God Church in Danville. Survivors include an infant daughter, Kylie Jo Lorine McQueary; maternal grandmother, 
Lorine Cox of Harrodsburg; paternal grandmother, Mary Miller of Harrodsburg. Pallbearers will be Steven Case, Brian York, 
Ashley Donsoll, Jason Lucas and Charles Taylor. Barry Dale McQueary, 20, was born May 17, 1976, in Boyle County. He was a 
son of Albert Luster of Danville and Nona Sue Dean Young of Harrodsburg. He was an employee of Allison Abrasives, Lancaster, 
and a member of the Baptist church. He was a graduate of Harrodsburg High School. Survivors include his daughter, Kylie Jo 
Lorine McQueary; a stepfather, Tony Young of Harrodsburg; a stepmother, June Luster of Danville; grandmothers, Lucille Dean 
and Irene McQueary, both of Harrodsburg; and a brother, Bartley McQueary of Harrodsburg. Pallbearers are Tony Hill, Gable 
Edlen, Chad Berry, Mike Dean, Tim Curtsinger, and Lynn Grimes. Services for the couple will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. 
Pruitt Funeral Home, Moreland, by the Revs. Fred Colburn and Paul Bunger. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery. Visitation 
will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday.



      November 29, 1998 - Sunday

MILLER, Oliver                                                                       D. 27 Nov 1998
Oliver ``Dooley'' Miller, 80, of Stanford died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born April 7, 1918, in Lincoln County, he was a 
son of the late George and Mattie Simpson Miller. He was a retired employee of R.J. Reynolds and an Army veteran of World 
War II. He was a member of Bethel AME Church.
Survivors include his wife, Olive Miller of Stanford; five daughters, Wanda Bartleson of Somerset, Beverly Miller of Danville, 
Esther Miller, Olivia Coffman and Danetta Miller, all of Stanford; three sons, Oliver Jr., George and Gary Miller, all of Stanford, 
a sister, Velma Helm of Stanford, 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bethel AME Church in Boneyville by the Rev. Price Mitchell. Burial will be in 
Simpson-Milton Cemetery
.  Pallbearers will be Lionel, Gerald, Brian, David and Germane Miller. Honorary pallbearers are 
Cecil Ford, Henry Crawford, Charles Logan and J.T. Gooch. 



      August 06. 2004 – Friday

MONAHAN, Helen                                                                                D. 05 Aug 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Helen Monahan, 76, of Dublin, Calif., will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral 
Home by Barry Delaney. Burial will be in
Pleasant Point Cemetery. She died Thursday in Richmond.

Born Aug. 21, 1927, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Grace Trimble Gooch and Lloyd Gooch. She was a 
real estate investor and widow of James P. Monahan.

Survivors include seven brothers, Johnnie Gooch of Fairfield, Ohio, Paul Gooch of Cincinnati, Bobby Gooch of Versailles, and 
Ralph, Ray, Raymond and Kenneth Gooch, all of Kings Mountain; and two sisters, Lillian Marlatt of North Port, Fla., and 
Mary G. Thompson of Richmond.


    August 17, 2004

PITTMAN, George E.                                            D. 16 Aug 2004

MORELAND - Services for George Elvin Pittman, 84, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in
Poplar Grove Cemetery. He died Monday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born Sept. 15, 1920, in Casey County, he was the son of the late William and Nancy Snow Pittman. He was a retired farmer and 
had worked for Lincoln County Senior Citizens. He was an Army veteran and a member of American Legion in Stanford. He was 
the widower of Violet Vaught Pittman.

Survivors include three sons, Ralph Pittman of Stanford, Bennie Pittman of Casey County and Donald Pittman of Plant City, Fla.; 
a daughter, Barbara Pittman of Stanford; a brother, Walter Pittman of Casey County; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

      Danville Advocate Messenger, 18 Aug 2002 - Sunday


POTTER, Dorothy Jesse Potter, 66, of Davis Town Road, Lancaster, formerly of  Danville, died Saturday at her home. Born 
July 5, 1936, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Susie Sears Releford. She was a former laundry 
employee of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, a former employee of Bun Boy Restaurant. She was the widow of 
Noel J. Potter.  
Survivors include three daughters, Kathy Cornett of Danville, Beverly Byrd of Junction City and Cindy Mullins of Lancaster; four 
sons, Ricky Moore of Georgetown, Noel J. Potter Jr. of Indiana, Roger Potter of  Adair County and Gary Potter of Danville; two 
brothers, Dallas Releford of Ohio and Junior Releford of Stanford; three sisters, Louise Mason of Ohio, Carol Releford of Lincoln 
County and Brenda Releford of Somerset; 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. 
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Gary Story. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.  Visitation will 
be 5-9 p.m. Monday.  Pallbearers will be Randy Cornett, James Prather, Gerald Downs, Johnny  Worthington, Lee Naylor and Noel 
Potter Jr. Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren.

      July 11, 2002 – Thursday                                                  D. 06 July 2002

REEVES, Elizabeth Holtzclaw , 86, formerly of Stanford will be 10 a.m. Saturday at SpurlinFuneral Home by the Rev. Jerry Beck. 
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  She died Wednesday at McDowell Place of Danville.

Born July 28, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Ambrose W. and Mary Elizabeth McCalister Holtzclaw. 
She was a retired vice president of the former Lincoln County National Bank for 42 years and a member of Harris Memorial Methodist 
Church. She was the widow of Ben Reeves. Survivors include a sister, Nancy Holtzlaw Weirbach of Santa Barbara, Calif.



      September 01, 1996 – Sunday

REID, Martha Patton                                                                    D. 30 August 1996
MORELAND - Martha ``Sue'' Patton Reid, 80, of Hustonville died Friday at Liberty Care Manor in Liberty.
Born March 17, 1916, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late William M. and Charlotte Helms Patton. She and her late 
husband, Merrell M. Reid, had operated a general store in Hustonville for 40 years. She belonged to Antioch Christian Church in Liberty.
Survivors include a sister, Rosie M. Yoder of Shelbyville, Ind.; and a brother, Charles Patton of Hope, Ind.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul W. Patton. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery.


     August 06, 2004 – Wednesday

REYNOLDS, Beulah                                                                   D. 06 Aug 2004

WAYNESBURG - Beulah Reynolds, 89, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital Extended Care Unit.

A native of Montgomery County, Ill., she was born Oct. 30, 1914, and was the daughter of the late James Clayton Anderson  
and Mary Jane Jones Anderson. She was homemaker, farmer and member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was the widow 
of Simon "Sam" Reynolds.

Survivors include three sons, Jon Gary Reynolds of Eubank, James Milton Reynolds of Crab Orchard, and Jeffery Lee Reynolds 
of Bremen, Ind.; two daughters, Joyce Taylor of Eubank and Juanita Denny of Crab Orchard; two half brothers, Robert Milton 
Anderson of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Glen Anderson of Brookville, Ind.; a half sister, Thelma Lou Gilpin of West Chester, Ohio; 
16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church by Rick Reynolds. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.  
Grandsons will be pallbearers. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Saturday 
at the church.  


     August 11, 2004 – Wednesday

RUSSELL, John Danny                                                           D. 10 Aug 2004

John Danny Russell, 61, of Aspen Drive, died Tuesday at his home. Born Jan. 6, 1943, in Lincoln County, he was the son 
of John A. Russell of Lexington and the late Helen Carey Russell. He was an off-shore oil company employee and an Army 
veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth S. Bourgeois of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, Kenneth Russell of Danville and 
Norman Russell of Mitchellsburg; and a sister, Carol Lamb of Lexington.

Services will be noon Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Camp Nelson 
National Cemetery.


      August 25, 2004 – Wednesday

SPEARS, Elizabeth Spoonamore                                                        d. 23, Aug 2004

CRAB ORCHARD - Elizabeth Spoonamore Spears, 79, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born June 2, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Eunice D. Adams Spoonamore. She 
was a retired nurse's aide, having worked for Stanford House nursing home, and a member of Ephesus Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Luther T. Spears of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Linda Spears Trute of Big Rapids, Mich., 
and Cathryn Spears Petrey of Crab Orchard; a son, Steven Spears of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Ruth Brown and Ann King, 
both of Ohio; three brothers, David and Calvin Spoonamore, both of Ohio, and Tommy Spoonamore of Crab Orchard; 
10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Woodstock Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dallas and Jamie Petrey, Dusty and Lonnie Spears Jr., Claude Bowen and William Tucker.  


     August 08, 2004 – Sunday

STEWART, Nancy                                                          D. 06 Aug 2004

Nancy Stewart, 67, of Boneyville Road, died Friday at her residence. Born Aug. 17, 1936, in Lincoln County, she was the 
daughter of the late J. Glenmore and Sue A. Carson. She was the widow of Rev. Willie Stewart. She was a member of 
Boneyville Baptist and the Ministers Wives Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Thomas of Winchester; a son, Cedric Stewart of Stanford; a sister, Frances Jordan of Louisville; 
six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Boneyville Baptist Church by Robert Coulter. Burial will be in Milton Simpson Cemetery, Stanford.

Active pallbearers are Al J. Logan, Earl Carson, Billy Masterson, Ansarro Miller, Victor Wilkinson and Oneith Fitgerald. Honorary 
bearers are Ernest L. Gooch, Clarence Gooch, Herbert Simpson, Jones Coffman, Eugene Jones and James E. Logan. Visitation is 
6-8 p.m. today at Boneyville Baptist Church. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  


          August 10, 2004 - Tuesday

  TAYLOR, Anita K.                                                                  D. 08 Aug 2004

Services for Anita Kaye Taylor, 38, of Lincoln Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Ben Carter. 
Burial will be in
Duncantown Cemetery. She died Sunday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born May 19, 1966, in Stanford, she was the daughter of Estil Peyton and Wanda Brown Peyton, both of Hustonville. She was an 
employee of Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College. Other survivors include her husband, William Taylor; a son, Dominique 
Taylor of Danville; a stepdaughter, Ciara Levell of Danville; two sisters, Patricia Beasley of Danville and Connie Maddox of Moreland; 
two brothers, Mike Peyton of Hustonville and Keith Peyton of Menasha, Wis.; and a grandson.

Pallbearers will be Sam Lane, Troy Glover, Junior Glover, Termayne Taylor, Clifford Dawson and Warnell Taylor.  


     August 05, 2004 – Thursday

  TERRY, Raymond L. Jr.                                                                 D. 01 Aug 2004

INDIANAPOLIS - Services for Raymond L. Terry Jr., 32, of Indianapolis, were today at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & 
Crematory, Chapel of the Chimes. Burial was in
Floral Park Cemetery. He died Sunday in Indianapolis.

Born Aug. 3, 1971, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Dorothy Roe Terry and the late Raymond L. Terry. He was employed by the 
financial department of the Indiana Housing Authority. He also was predeceased by a brother, Timothy Keith Terry.

Additional survivors include three brothers, Thomas M. Terry of Stanford and Curtis and Robert Hensley; three sisters, Retha Walls, 
Diana Moffitt and Tina Glass; and an uncle, Ronald Terry of Stanford.  


          August 10, 2004 - Tuesday

WALL, Lowell E.                                                                              D. 06 Aug 2004

WAYNESBURG - Services for Lowell E. Wall, 65, of Kings Mountain, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral 
Home by Marvin King. Burial will be in
K.P. Hall Cemetery. He died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 4, 1939, he was the son of the late Ed and Beulah Napier Wall. He was former owner of Cree-Mee Drive In. Survivors 
include four sons, Johnny Wall of Stanford, Wesley Wall of Kings Mountain, Joey Wall of Somerset and Junior Wall Turpin of Berea; 
three daughters, Marquita Allen of Danville, Ginger Coleman of Crab Orchard and Alice Wall of Waynesburg; a brother, Raymond Wall; 
two sisters, Kay Brummett and Gay Manuel, both of Crab Orchard; and nine grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Wall, Rickie Herring, Shawn Carman, Davie and Danny Brummett, Kenneth Manuel and Stevie King. 
Honorary pallbearers are Chad Simpson and Ralph Barrett.



    September 03, 1996 – Tuesday

WALLS, Nellie Hogue Sims                                                          D. 31 Aug 1996
STANFORD - Nellie Hogue Sims Walls, 84, of Hustonville died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Sept. 23, 1911, in Lincoln County , she was a daughter of the late Luther Martin and Nannie Gooch Hogue. She was a retired 
housekeeper with Fort Logan Hospital and a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. She was the widow of Oscar Sims and 
John Raymond Walls.
Survivors include three sons, Joseph W. Walls of Hustonville, Larry Dean Walls of Kings Mountain and James V. Sims of Stanford; 
a daughter, Brenda Sue Walls of Hustonville; four sisters, Della Terry and Mayme Peek, both of Kings Mountain, Ruby Roberts of 
Stanford and Tressie Shimmell of Cleveland, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Hogue, David Peek, Norman Terry, Jimmy Jones, Johnny Walls and Bill Smith.
Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Dorothy Grider. Burial is in 
New Salem Cemetery.  
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



   November 01, 2002 - Friday                                                      D. 30 Oct 2002

WESLEY, Hascal M.; MORELAND -- Services for Hascal M. Wesley, 88, of Moreland will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt 
Funeral Home by the Revs. Odis Clark and Jerry Wilcher. He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Dec. 25, 1913, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Jerry N. and Clara Hatter Wesley. He was a retired self-employed 
auto mechanic, a member of Green River Christian Church, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was the widower of Ruby 
Edwards Wesley and Virginia Wesley. Survivors include two daughters, Murline Penn of Danville and Marcia Reed of Louisville; 
five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Max Stephenson, Otha Atwood, Ralph Whitis, Marvin Wilson, 
Robert Reed, Dale Smith, Jimmy Chelf and Charles Brown.



   August, 2001                                                                           D. 26 Aug 2001

WESLEY, Melanie H., age 32 of Stanford, Lincoln Co.KY., Died Sunday, August 26, 2001 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical 
Center.  Born in Richmond on Sept. 3, 1968 to: John B. and Joyce Bumann Hester of Hustonville. She was a school librarian at Stanford 
Elementary School and member of Hustonville Baptist Church. Besides her parents, survivors include her husband Jerry Wesley; a daughter 
Taylor Jo Wesley; a sister Beverly Hester Dennis of Moreland.    She was buried in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery on August 29, 2001.



      July 22, 1996 -Monday

WOFFORD, Patricia
Patricia "Pattie" Wofford, 65, of Garden Drive, Stanford, died today. She was the wife of Vernon Wofford. Arrangements are incomplete 
at Stith Funeral Home.



      August 05. 2004 - Thursday

YOUNG, Dorothy Gerkey                                                       D. 03 Aug 2004

STANFORD - Services for Dorothy Gerkey Young, 81, of Ky. 1247, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by Rob Cox and 
Virgil Horseman. Burial will be in
Mount Moriah Christian Church Cemetery. She died Tuesday in Hustonville.

Born Dec. 30, 1922, in Hustonville, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Cordie Miracle Gerkey. She was an Agricultural 
Stabilization and Conservation Service employee and a member of Stanford Church of Christ.

She was the widow of Jesse Lee Young. Survivors include a son, Dudley Keith Young of Hall's Gap; two daughters, Shirley Peck of 
Hall's Gap and Joyce Kitts of Stanford; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Shane and Josh Peck, Chad Holloway, Jason Hurt, John Cave and Todd Kirkpatrick. Honorary pallbearers will 
be John Carrier, Leroy Tillett Jr., Gary Peck, Bill Holloway, Harold Smith, and members of Stanford Church of Christ and Mount 
Moriah Christian Church


   August 16, 2004 , Casey County, Kentucky news – Monday

Ohio couple killed in Casey motorcycle crash

DUNNVILLE (AP) - A married couple from Ohio were killed Sunday when the motorcycle they were aboard collided with a van on 
U.S. 127 in Casey County, state police said.

Larry P. Lay, 44, and his wife, 33-year-old Denise L. Lay, 33, of Cincinnati, died when their motorcycle hit the passenger side fender 
of the van at 11:50 a.m., Trooper Jeremy Johnson said.

The couple were riding northbound on U.S. 127 when they encountered the van, traveling south, at a curve in the highway, Johnson said. 
Denise Lay was pronounced dead at the scene. Larry Lay, who was driving the 2003 Honda motorcycle, was pronounced dead at 
Casey County Hospital shortly after the crash.

The bodies were taken to Frankfort where autopsies were performed today. Two people in the van, Douglas P. Tarter, 37, of Dunnville, 
and 7-year-old Kelsey Tarter, were not injured.

 Cincinnati Ohio Obituaries

Published on 8/17/2004




LAY   Denise Lynn (nee Taylor). Loving wife of Larry P. Lay. Loving step-mother of Casey D. Lay and Chad T. Lay. Daughter of Lyle and Deborah Taylor and Gail and Terry Bryant. Sister of Kim Nelson. Granddaughter of Arnold Taylor and Lillian Gosney. Aunt of Mitchell Nelson. Denise died Sunday, August 15, 2004 at the age of 33. Residence Union Township, OH. Friends may call at the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, St. Rt. 125, Amelia, OH Wednesday from 4 to 8 P.M. Funeral Services 1 P.M. Friday, August 20, 2004 at the Funeral Home. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. If desired memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Greater Cincinnati

Published on 8/17/2004




LAY   Larry Paul. Loving husband of Denise Lynn Lay. Loving father of Casey D. Lay and Chad T. Lay. Dear son of Bonnie Jean. Brother of Tersia Marksberry, Gena Gregory, Shawn and Shane Ball. Nephew of Judy Verosco and Aileen Johnson. Larry died Sunday, August 15, 2004 at the age of 44. Residence Union Township, OH. Friends may call at the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, St. Rt. 125, Amelia, OH Wednesday from 4 to 8 P.M. Funeral Services 1 P.M. Friday, August 20, 2004 at the Funeral Home. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. If desired memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Greater Cincinnati.


        Sept, 1995

Mr. Bill Westerfield, 59, of Baughman Avenue in Danville, died Thursday September 28, 1995 at Ephraim McDowell Medical  
Center in Danville.  Born September 11, 1936 in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late John David Westerfield, Sr., and 
Mary McCowan Westerfield.  
He was a retired maintenance supervisor for Inter-County Rural Electric Co-Op where he had worked for 38 years and a member 
of the Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife, DeLayne Souleyrette Westerfield; one son; Billy Joe "Bud" Westerfield, Jr., Danville; one daughter, 
Kathy Lynn Phillips, Danville; one brother, J. D. Westerfield, Danville; five sisters, Edith Henson and Elizabeth Herrington, 
both of Stanford, Mattie Hasty, Katherine Banker, and Ann Cox,, all of Cincinnati, OH; five grandchildren. He was preceded in 
death by two brothers, Maxwell and Earl Westerfield.  

Services for Mr.Westerfield were Monday, October 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernest Martin 
officiating. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Bob Reeves, Kirtley Settles, Glyn Southerland, Jackie Lee, Carl
Green, and Jim Ledford. Honorary bearers were Charles McCormack, Marvin Turpin, Harse Owens, Kendra Lee, nephews 
and grandsons, men's Sunday School Class 3 of Calvary Baptist Church and employees of Inter-County Rural Electric Co-Op.
Memorials are suggested to Gideons International or the Danville-Boyle County Library.