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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #29

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto   
Thank you Gene Martin for sending obituaries, so marked by: [G.M.]

ALCORN, Sophia K ALLEN, William A. ASHLEY, Ezra Foster
ASHLEY, James A. ATWOOD, Lucille BAILEY, Jereline
BAKER, Ann Adams BAKER, Raymond BRAY, Lula Atkins
BRENDA, Edward CAUDILL, Helen Oaks COMBEST, James Wyatt
COOK, Dallas Howard DOYLE, Dennis W. DUNN, Helen Lucas
ELKINS, Geneva Cobbum ELLIOTT, Cordia Greer EVERETT, Louise Yocum
FARMER, James Calvin FIELDS, Weaver GADDIS, Blanche McGirr
GANDER, Ruby Hazlett GIFFORD, Margie M. Smith GODBEY, Ida A. Trent
GOOCH, Jessie GRAHAM, Fannie Pemberton GRIFFIN, Velma Cochran
GRIMES, Dorothy S. Newland GROSS, Jane Abrams HAMILTON, John D.
HAMMONS, Ronald E. HARRIS, Betty K. Saunders HATFIELD, George L.
HAWKINS, George C., Sr. HILL, Ernest HOCKER, Jesse S
HUBBARD, Danny HUNN, Mildred D. Field HURT, George E.
JEFFRIES, Herlin G. LANCASTER, June Greer LUNSFORD, Leroy
MARTIN, Flossie A. MARTIN, Russell T. MORGAN, Josephine Wheeler
PATTERSON, Emma Greer PEMBERTON, Anita Lynn PRICE, Sally L. Smith
PSIMER, John F. RALSTON, Ida Powell RECTOR, John H.
RICE, Edward RICHARDS, Calvin C. RICHARDS, William "Billy"
ROBBINS, Ellsbury "Bury" ROGERS, Carolyn R. Privett SAYLOR, Clentie
SPOONAMORE, Henry E. THOMPSON, Frebert V. THOMPSON, Mabel King
THOMPSON, Nancy C. Randolph SEARS, Steven Lee SHERON, Brenda Moore
WALTERS, Jake G., Sr. WARDLOW, Genon Collins WHITE, Marie Bales
WHITAKER, Sylvia Wright WILKINSON, Bernal WILKINSON, Luther
WILSON, Mossie Cox WOODS, Nellie Mae Woods YOUNG, James Harlan

        

 

 

 November  1967  

ALCORN, Sophia K.

 Sophia K. Alcorn. Born in Lincoln County in 1883, she invented the Tadoma method to teach deaf-blind individuals to speak
through the feel of sound vibrations from the lips and cheeks. The method was named for two deaf-blind students, Tad Chapman
and Oma Simpson. The system still used internationally.

 Sophia K. Alcorn - Sophia Alcorn devised a system of written visual symbols to assist in developing speech in deaf children.
Known as the "Alcorn Symbols," the system is used by teachers of deaf today. Remembered as educator from Ky. School for
Deaf in Danville. She was active in Stanford Presby. Church. Died, 1967, and buried in
Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
{Sophia was born 03 August 1883 and died Nov 1967 – SSIndex }

 

         October 25, 2004 – Monday

 

ALLEN, William A.                                                        d. 23 Oct 2004

MOUNTVILLE, Pa. - William A. Allen, 64, of Lancaster, Pa., formerly of Lincoln County, died Saturday at Lancaster General
Hospital. Born in Corbin, Ky., he was the son of the late Isaac F. and Addie Dunn Allen.

 He was a retired bricklayer and member of First Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a life member
of the National Rifle Association. Survivors include his wife, Mary Johns Allen; two daughters, Gail H. Allen and Susan D. Hill,
both of Lancaster, Pa.; a brother, Robert Allen of the Goshen community in Lincoln County; a grandson whom he raised,
William T. Allen of Wrightsville, Pa.; three granddaughters; and a great-grandson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at John E. Kraft Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mountville Cemetery. Visitation will be
1-2 p.m. Wednesday. 

 

 

              May 10, 1990  Interior Journal  

ASHLEY, Ezra Foster                                                                 d. 08 May 1990  

Ezra Foster Ashley,  79, of 1120 West Ridge Rd., Eubank, died Tuesday, May 8 at the Humana Hospital Lake Cumberland
in Somerset.  A native of Bethelridge, KY., she (He) was born April 1, 1911 to the late Sarah Wall and Solomon Ashley. 
 

 He was a member of the Lincoln County Four Quartet, music director at Highland Methodist Church in Lincoln County. 
He was also a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.   

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Witt Ashley; four sons, Carroll Ashley, Orleans, IN., Harold Ashely, Las Vegas, Nev.,
Robert Ashley, Eubank and Gerald Ashley, Somerset; three daughters, Joaline Collier, Versailles, Pauline Wilson, London
and Rutheda Reel, Warrenton, MI., four sisters, Lettie Barbour, Columbus, OH., Dora Wesley and Millie Lewis, both of
Chattanooga, TN., and Gladys Carrier, Somerset; and 21 grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Friday, May 11 at the
Pulaski Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Hamilton and Rev. Vola Brown officiating.  Burial was in Science Hill Cemetery.

 

 

               July 10, 2005 – Sunday

ASHLEY, James                                                                             d. 08 Jul 2005    

STANFORD - for James A. Ashley, 82, of Crestview, Fla., formerly of Casey County, died Friday at his home.

 Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Donna Jones. Military rites will be
performed by Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion. 82, of Crestview, Fla., Born July 4, 1923, in Bethelridge, he
was the son of the late Terrell G. and Viola Whitmer Ashley. He was employed as a telephone maintenance technician,
was a member of First Methodist Church of Crestview and served in the Marines during World War II. He worked at
Elgin Air Force Base for 37 years, was a member of the Concord Masonic Lodge #50 and was a scout master for the
Boy Scouts of America for 27 years.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret G. Ashley; two sons, Eugene D. Ashley of Richmond Hill, Va., and J. Stephen Ashley
of Anaheim Hills, Calif.; a daughter, Denise Tuck of Houston; two brothers, Carl W. Ashley of Stockdale, Texas, and Perry
J. Ashley of Columbia, S.C.; and two sisters, Eunice Pence and Hulah Snow, both of Stanford. Arrangements are incomplete
with Spurlin Funeral Home
.

 

              June 29, 2005 – Tuesday

ATWOOD, Lucille                                                                    d. 28 Jun 2005

STANFORD - Services for Lucille Atwood, 77, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev.
Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Monday Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Nov. 24, 1927, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late James and Florence Sweeney Atwood. She was a
homemaker, a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church and the widow of Wince Atwood.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Atwood of Stanford; two daughters, Judy Atwood and Janet Sudduth, both of Stanford; a brother,
Louis Atwood of Stanford; two sisters, Louise Lane of Cincinnati and Lillian Smither of Port Richey, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jay and Bill Atwood, Lee Sudduth, Alex and Gatlin Greer, Daniel Renner and Justin Kolasa. Honorary
pallbearers are Mary Sudduth, Melanie Warren, Nicole Jenkins, Paige Isenberg, Heather Petrey and Ange Miracle.

 

               June 6, 2005 – Monday

Bailey, Jereline                                                                          d. 01 Jun 2005

 DANVILLE: Services for Jereline Bailey, 62, of Streamland Drive, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home 
by the Rev. Jolene Bailey. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. She died Wednesday at her home.

Born Nov. 28, 1942, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Dewey Coffman of Geneva and the late Beatrice Hatter 
Coffman. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Faith Temple Pentecostal Church of God. Survivors include 
her husband, Ferrell Bailey; a daughter, Sheila Baker of Danville; five sisters, Jewell Lynn, Shirley Poynter, Patricia Cummins 
and Anita Bowman, all of Geneva, and Phyllis Long of Hustonville; a brother, Lowell Coffman of Geneva; and two grandchildren 
whom she raised, Zachary Franklin and Angel Hall, both of Danville.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Henry. Pallbearers will be Buddy Peek, Jerry and Charles Bailey, Brad Murphy, 
Lewis Ray Allison, Darrel Rice, Butch Hatter and Jerry Seay. Honorary pallbearers are nieces and nephews and Thomas Franklin. 
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Community Friends Outreach
at Faith Temple Church, 205 Otter St.  

 

                July 11, 2005 – Monday

BAKER, Ann Adams                                                               d. 09 Jul 2005

LANCASTER - Ann Baker, 84, of Morrow Court, died Saturday at Lancaster Christian Care Center.

Born May 17, 1921, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Rufus and Lillie Ray Adams. She was retired from 
Palm Beach Co. after 20 years, and a member of Lancaster Baptist Church. She was the widow of Olivette Baker.

Survivors include a son, Ronny Baker of Lancaster; a sister, Dorothy "Dot" Shockley of Lancaster; a brother, Virgil Adams 
of Crab Orchard; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs; Bob Rush and Zach Terry. Burial will be in 
Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Shockley, Jason Hardwick, Bobby and Kenny Adams, Kevin May and Jerry Preston.

Honorary pallbearers are Jamie Shockley, Jeff Chaplin, Garnett Roberts, Bonnie McCoy, Vicky Yocum, Terry Davis, 
Nichole Jacobs and Linda Ray.

   

                August 2001

BAKER, Raymond
September 07, 1941 - August 02, 2001
Junction City, Kentucky 
Visitation: 12 Noon to 9:00 P.M. Sunday August 05, 2001 at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M. Monday August 06, 2001 at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home
Interment:
Hustonville Cemetery - Hustonville, KY 
He was the son of the late John D. and Sallie Coyle Baker. Mr. Baker is survived by his daughter Nitze and her husband John Stinnett of Mercer County, five brothers; Donald Ray Baker, Jim Baker, Kenny Baker, David Baker, and Ronnie Baker all of Mercer County. He is also survived by two sisters; Irene White and Corene Humfleet, both of Mercer County and one grandson, Josh Stinnett of Junction City, his special friend Faye Worthington and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Linda Statom Baker and his son Keith Baker. 
He was a retired Car Dealer, a member of Calvary Baptist Church and loved restoring old cars. 

 

             August 9, 2005 – Tuesday

BRAY, Lula Atkins                                                        d. 08 Aug 2005

STANFORD - Lula Bray, 75, of Franklin, Ohio, died Monday.

Born April 1, 1930, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late James F. and Mary Ann Adams Atkins. She was an employee of Genesco Shoe Co. for 30 years and a member of Victory Tabernacle and Redemption Road Church. She was the widow of A.L. "Red" Bray.

Survivors include four daughters, Debbie Carpenter of Franklin, Betty Chansler of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Brenda Inman and Joeann Bray, both of LaFollette, Tenn.; a sister, Ella Moore of Stanford; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Victory Tabernacle in Franklin by the Revs; James Lewis and Eddie Eve with visitation from 4-6 p.m.

Services also will be 10 a.m. Friday at Redemption Road Church in Lincoln County by the Rev. Gary Yocom with visitation from 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Goodwater Cemetery in Mount Victory. Memorials may go to Hospice of Dayton. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

               July 19, 2005 – Tuesday

BRENDA, Edward                                                                     d. 16 Jul 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Edward Brenda, 62, of New Albany, Ind., died Saturday.

Born March 5, 1943, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Gusta and Matilda Bless Brenda.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, an Air Force veteran and a graduate of Valparaiso University.

Survivors include a sister, Shirley Martin of Moreland; and two brothers, Herbert Brenda of Crab Orchard and Arthur Brenda of Somerset.

A private burial service was Monday at Ottenheim Lutheran Cemetery.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ottenheim Lutheran Church by David Witten and Bruce Kischnick. Memorials may go to Ottenheim Lutheran Cemetery Trust Fund, c/o Our Savior Lutheran Church, 285 Hill-N-Dale Drive, Danville 40422.

 

             December 2003  

CAUDILL, Helen                                                      d. 29 Dec 2003

WAYNESBURG - Services for Helen Caudill, 74, of Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Revs; Jack Stallsworth and Bert Hall. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Thursday.

She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital extended care unit.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Aug. 17, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Jim and Bertie Dowell Oaks. She was a homemaker, member of Friendship Baptist Church and the widow of Clarence Ben Caudill.

Survivors include four sons, Donald, Clarence Ben Jr. and James Hugh Caudill, all of Waynesburg, and Randy Caudill of Eubank; six daughters, Bertie Ellen Jones of Stanford and Melissa Caudill, Bonnie Denny, Rita Kay Caudill, Vickie Sue Kidd and Rhonda Denny, all of Waynesburg; two sisters, Lena Blanton of Crawfordsville, Ind., and Edna Smith of Seymour, Ind.; 31 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Caudill.

Survivors include four sons, Donald, Clarence Ben Jr. and James Hugh Caudill, all of Waynesburg, and Randy Caudill of Eubank; six daughters, Bertie Ellen Jones of Stanford and Melissa Caudill, Bonnie Denny, Rita Kay Caudill, Vickie Sue Kidd and Rhonda Denny, all of Waynesburg; two sisters, Lena Blanton of Crawfordsville, Ind., and Edna Smith of Seymour, Ind.; 31 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Caudill.         [G. M.]

 

 

    March 2003  

COMBEST, James W.                                                                  d. 03 Mar 2003

Services for James Wyatt "Jim" Combest, 68, of Shelby Street, Junction City, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

He died March 3 at his home.

Born July 26, 1934, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Wyatt and Myrtle Coffey Combest. He was a former employee of R.R. Donnelley & Sons and a member of Junction City First Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Sammy and Charles N. Combest, both of Junction City, and James A. Combest of Crittenden; a daughter, Alice F. Dovico of Daytona Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be George Johnson, Ray Shannon, Steve Graves, Lawrence, Pete and Larry Kendrick, and Mike Harmon.

Honorary pallbearers are Sonny Bodner and members of the adult men's Sunday school class of Junction City First Baptist Church.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home

(G. M. note: James graduated from Hustonville School, and his mother was a teacher).

 

             July 11, 2005 – Monday

COOK, Dallas Howard                                                          d. 09 Jul 2005

Dallas Howard Cook, 72, of Louisville, died Saturday at North Audubon Hospital.

Born in Parksville, he was a son of the late Charles and Roxie Powell Cook. He was a barber for 48 years and owner of Bowman-Schnitzelburg Barber Shop in Louisville. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Nevius Cook; a son, Gary Cook of Louisville; two sisters, Agnes Sneed of Louisville and Pauline Hubbard of Moreland; and two grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Russman & Son Funeral Home in Louisville. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Danville Memorial Gardens. Information is courtesy of Stith Funeral Home.

 

 

             July 16, 2003

DOYLE, Dennis                                                                           d. 15 Jul 2003

CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Dennis W. "Pete" Doyle, 60, of Lancaster Street will be noon Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home with Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at his residence.

Born Oct. 24, 1942, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Oscar and Pearl Wells Doyle.

Survivors include a sister, Lillie Doyle of Crab Orchard; and a brother, Clyde Doyle of Princeton, Ind.            [G. M.]

 

           July 21, 2004 – Wednesday  

DUNN, Helen                                                             d. 19 Jul 2004  

MORELAND - Services for Helen Dunn, 95, of Charleston Health Care Center, formerly of Hustonville, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Travis Farris. She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 4, 1908, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late George and Mina Swope Lucas. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church. She was the widow of Charlie Dunn. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

   

           July 10, 2005 – Sunday

ELKINS, Geneva C.                                                                                               

MORELAND - Services for Geneva Nancy Cobbum Elkins, 79, of Lancaster, will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stanford Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Born April 10, 1926, in Shipshewana, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Clint and Nancy Stewart Cobbum. She was a member of The Stanford Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Survivors include her husband, James W. Elkins; three sons, Steven Elkins of Georgetown, Larry Elkins of Lancaster and Danny Elkins of Kings Mountain; four daughters, Rebecca Goins and Beverly Arnett, both of Lexington, Bonnie Kleckner of Danville and Donna Tuttle of Kings Mountain; two sisters, Hazel Estepp of Cincinnati and Cleo Elkins of Lynn Haven, Fla; 20 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one great-grandson. There will be no visitation.

   

               July 10, 2005 – Sunday

ELLIOTT, Cordia                                                                 d. 08 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Cordia Elliott, 85, of Lexington, formerly of Lincoln County, died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born Feb. 1, 1920, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Lucinda Greer. She was a homemaker and the widow of the Dewey Elliott.

Survivors include three sons, Gary Elliott of Crab Orchard, Willis Elliott of Nicholasville and Richard Elliott of Stanford; four daughters, Wanda Clark of Lancaster, Sharon Bain and Debbie Peel, both of Nicholasville, and Darlene Elliott of Stanford; a sister, Emma Patterson of Lancaster; 26 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Bobby and James Elliott.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by Travis Farris. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris and Gaylon Elliott, Richard Elliott Jr., Steven Bain, Travis Peel and Luke McIntosh. Honorary pallbearer is Fred Clark Jr.  

 

            July 13, 2005 – Wednesday

EVERETT, Louise Yocum                                                    d. 11 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Services for Louise Yocum Everett, 71, of Petersburg, Ind., formerly of Lincoln County, will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Monday at VNA Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville, Ind.

Born March 4, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Isaiah and Nell Elliott Yocum.

She was a retired Whiteland, Ind., Police Department dispatcher. She was a charter member of the ladies auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6978 and Order of Eastern Star in Whiteland.

She also was a member of American Legion Post 121 women's auxiliary in Washington, Ind.

Survivors include her husband, Robert D. Elliott; two daughters, Donna Everett-Valdez of Phoenix, Ariz., and Danna Everett of Whiteland; two sons David and Daren Everett of Petersburg; a sister, Marie Thompson of Deland, Fla.; two brothers, Dallas Maxey of Shelbyville, and Kenneth Yocum of Danville; and 10 grandchildren.

Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may go to VNA Charlier Hospice Center, P.O. Box 3487, Evansville, Ind., 47734.  

 

           June 24, 2005 – Friday

FARMER, James Calvin                                                          d. 22 Jun 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - James Calvin "J.C." Farmer, 70, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born July 13, 1934, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Dink and Mae Middleton Farmer. He was a former employee of Interstate Trucking Systems and an Army veteran.

Survivors include a daughter, Tina Warren of Covington; and two brothers, Jack Farmer and W.D. Farmer, both of Crab Orchard. Private graveside services will be in Manuel Cemetery.

   

            June 23, 2005 – Thursday

FIELDS, Weaver                                                                          d. 21 June 2005

STANFORD - Services for Weaver Fields, 74, of Dunnville, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Rick Naylor and Arlen Sanders. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Sept. 22, 1930, in Knox County, he was a son of the late Elijah and Lula Campbell Fields. He was a truck driver and a veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Meadows Fields; a son, Dale Ray Fields of Dunnville; three daughters, Carley Taphorn of Sharonville, Ohio, Melissa Feyka and Robin Bruin, both of Port Orange, Fla.; two stepsons, Ernest Lawson of Burnside and Edward Lawson of Russellville, Ohio; a brother, Pearl Fields of Arlington Heights, Ohio; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Whitehead, Kevin Hayes, Marvin Cromer, Dave Taphorn, Ronald Hodge, Lake Norton and Donald Fields. Honorary pallbearers are Lester Meadows and Glenn Halcomb. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday.  

 

               July 17, 2005 – Sunday

GADDIS, Blanche McGirr                                                             d. 16 Jul 2005

MORELAND - Blanche McGirr Gaddis, 89 of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Saturday at Mercy Franciscan Hospital.

Born Jan. 7, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late James Madison and Amanda Pearl McGirr and the widow of John Gaddis. She taught at Moreland High School and was retired from Mount Healthy School System. She was a Methodist and a graduate of Moreland High School and Centre College.

Survivors include a son, William Gaddis of Cincinnati; a brother, Morris McGirr of Danville; two sisters, Agatha "Sug" McGirr of Moreland and Lela Whitson of Cold Springs; two grandsons; and four great granddaughters. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Scott Wilson. Burial will be in McGirr-Sandidge Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steve McGirr, Ricky King, Tommy McGirr, Johnny McGirr, Bob Gaddis and Brian Gaddis.

 

 

               July 20, 2005 – Wednesday

GANDER, Ruby Hazlett                                                          d. 18 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Ruby Hazlett Gander, 70, of Newlands Lane, died Monday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born March 13, 1935, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late George and Katie Phillips Hazlett. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Cowden Manufacturing and Palm Beach companies. She was a member of Stanford Presbyterian Church and the widow of Alvin Gander.

Survivors include two sons, Bo Gander and Gary W. Gander, both of Stanford; two daughters, Pam Gander Johnson of Stanford and Donna Gander Horne of Danville; three sisters, Virginia Crain of Louisville, Serena Mullikin of Richmond and Sue Fox of Stanford; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were today at Gruenheim Cemetery by the Rev. Jim Erwin.

Pallbearers were Chase, Roy and Julian Gander, Tim and Shea Lair, Wayne Burger, and Hunter and Blake Horne.  

 

             August 14, 2005 – Sunday

GIFFORD, Margie M. Smith                                                      d. 12 Aug 2005

STANFORD - Margie M. Gifford, 86, died Friday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born May 7, 1919, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Carroll Smith and Lizzie Lucas Smith. She was a seamstress at Cowden Manufacturing for 25 years and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Gloria J. Smith of Stanford and Vickie Corhn of Liberty; four sisters, Maxine Lane of Stanford, Francis Russell of Danville, Shirley Coleman of Fairfield, Ohio, and Murrell Durham of Yosemite; two stepgrandchildren; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe K. Gifford.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs; Brad King and Travis Farris. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Greg, Roy, Todd and Tim Smith, Danny Wardrip Jr., and Chris Gifford. Honorary pallbearers include Wendall Smith, Danny Wardrip, and Bobby, Johnny and Jim Gifford.

            

             December 2002

 GODBEY, Ida A.                                                                     d. 21 Dec 2002

STANFORD -- Services for Ida M. Adams Godbey, 93, of Miller Street will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stanford First Church of God by Paul Bastin. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born June 5, 1909, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Easter Peck Trent. She was a homemaker, member of Stanford First Church of God and a Kentucky Colonel. She was the widow of Charlie Adams and Vernon Godbey.

Survivors include two daughters, Edith Tarter of Batavia, Ohio, and Geneva Brier of Lebanon, Ohio; a son, Charles Adams of Melbourne; a sister, Myrtle Dyehouse of Stanford; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Stinnett.

Visitation is 6:30-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

   

                July 31, 2005 – Sunday

GOOCH, Jessie                                                                         d. 28 July 2005

WAYNESBURG - Graveside services for Jessie "Jim" Gooch, 83, were held 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Point Cemetery by the Rev. Lanny Hubbard.

He died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born June 15, 1922, in Kings Mountain, he was the son of the late Mary Etta Gooch. He was a farmer and a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church.

Survivors include several cousins.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

 

              August 11, 2005 – Thursday

GRAHAM, Fannie Pemberton                                            d. 09 Aug 2005

MORELAND - Services for Fannie Graham, 90, of Hustonville, will be 11 a.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jimmy Brown. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 1, 1915, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Martha Wilson Pemberton. She was a homemaker and a member of Hustonville Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Lee Graham; a son, Philip Graham of Casey County; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be J.W., Carl and Earl Van Pemberton, Jimmie Blevins and Larry Moberly.

Honorary pallbearers are members of the adult Sunday school class at Hustonville Baptist Church.

   

                July 13, 2005 – Wednesday

GRIFFIN, Velma Cochran                                                    d. 12 July 2005

MORELAND - Velma Cochran Griffin, 77, of Maxey's Valley, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 5, 1928, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Allie Atwood Cochran. She was a homemaker and attended Maxey's Valley Church of God.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Elmer Overstreet and Ervin Griffin.

Survivors include a daughter, Judy Southerland of Moreland; two sons, Jerry D. Overstreet of Lincoln County, and Charles C. Overstreet of Bradfordsville; a brother, Garland Cochran of Liberty; three sisters, Ima Jean Murphy, Eva Wethington and Evylene Vanoy, all of Liberty; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Joey Harness. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ryan League, Glyn Southerland, Franklin Griffin, Harold Wethington, Gerald Vanoy and Dwayne Overstreet.  

 

                September 2000

GRIMES, Dorothy S. Newland                                                  d. 18 Sep 2000

STANFORD -- Graveside services for Dorothy Susan Newland Grimes, 90, of Stanford will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Revs. Kent Allen and Tracy Lawler.

She died Monday at Stanford House nursing home.

Born Feb. 9, 1910, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Richard M. and Nancy Elizabeth Elkin Newland. She was the widow of Joe S. Grimes, a member of Stanford Christian Church and many civic organizations.

Survivors include three sons, Joe S. Grimes Jr. of Louisville, Richard N. Grimes and William T. Grimes, both of Stanford; a daughter, Susanne Frank of Ojai, Calif.; a sister, Nancy McCarty of Winston-Salem, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Nancy Hill, Harvey Wilder, Don Miracle, T.J. Hill V, Edward Grimes, Nickolas Frank IV, H.R. Saufley III and George Saufley II. Honorary pallbearers are Mrs. John Cash, Walter Ames, Jack Givens, David Pettus, Herman Moore, Dr. Leonard Mulbry, Zack Saufley, Dr. John Baughman III, Jack Bosley and Cabell Francis Jr.

Visitation is 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to Stanford Christian Church organ fund or Lincoln County Educational Fund, PO Box 423, Stanford 4048      [G. M.]  

 

            June 29, 2005 – Wednesday

GROSS, Jane Abrams                                                                     d. 26 June 2005

Services for Jane Abrams Gross, 48, of Crab Orchard, formerly of Danville, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Pentecostal Holiness Church, in Lancaster, by the Rev. Odel Horn. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born March 12, 1957, in Ashland, she was the daughter of the late Dan Abrams Jr. and Louise Amos Abrams Jobe. She was teacher in Lincoln County and a member of Pentecostal Holiness Church where she taught Sunday school and was church treasurer. She was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Gross; two sons, Thomas P. Edwards IV of Danville and Jerry "Danny" Gross of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Amy Gross of Lexington; and a sister, Jo Ann Maynard of Catlettsburg.

She was preceded in death by son, Nicholas S. Edwards.

Pallbearers will be Dave and David Drew, Jimmy and Jamie McQueen, Ezekal Nolan and Harvey Gooden. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home.

 

 

         July 3, 2005 – Sunday

HAMILTON, John D.                                                       d. 30 Jun 2005

WAYNESBURG - John D. Hamilton, 45, of Kings Mountain, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 24, 1959, in Hamilton County, Ohio, he was the son of the late Jess Raymond and Annetta Mae Brooks Hamilton.

Survivors include a son, Justin D. Hamilton of Burlington; a daughter, Jessica D. Hamilton of Burlington; a brother, Jesse J. Hamilton of Stanford; and four sisters, Sheila Sims of Walltown, Linda Hamilton of Harrodsburg, Teresa Spears of Kings Mountain and Debbie Harmon of Kettering, Ohio.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by Ron Robinson. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.  

 

              July 7, 2005 – Thursday

HAMMONS, Ronald E.                                                          d. 02 Jul 2005

 HAMMONS, Ronald E., 73, Lexington and Okeechobee, FL, formerly of Richmond, KY, husband of Anna Margaret Rhodus Hammons, passed away Sat., July 2, 2005 at the Hospice Care Center. He retired as Senior Contracts Administrator for IBM. Born in Independence, KY, he was a son of the late William Virgil  and Vivian Shotwell Hammons Sr. He was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was affiliated with Trinity Baptist Church and a former member of Calvary Baptist Church in Richmond, and he served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Survivors also include two daughters, Vivian Carol Hammons and Luann Shouse and son-in-law, Bill Shouse all of Lexington; three grandchildren, U. S Army Specialist Matthew Simpson, Baghdad, Iraq, and Jamie and Brandon Collins, Richmond; siblings, Betty Collins and W. V. (Bill) (Bettye Jo) Hammons Jr., Richmond and Tom (Mary) Hammons, Burlington, KY, brothers and sisters-in-law; Alvin (Judy) Rhodus, Margie (Ralph) Million, all of Richmond, Robert J. Rhodus, Louise Rhodus, Ralph (Nancy) Rhodus, Frank (Jean) Rhodus and Patsy (Ron) Turpin all of Lexington, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be 10 am Wed., July 6, 2005 at the W.R. Milward Mortuary, Southland, conducted by Rev. Jay Davis Robison with burial in the Richmond Cemetery. Friends may call 5 - 9 pm Tues., July 5, 2005. Contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, Ron Hammons Mission Fund, 1675 Strader Drive, Lexington, KY 40505 or to Hospice of the Bluegrass 2312 Alexandria Drive. (Ronald is grandson of James T.C. Hammons & Lucinda James Hammons, and great grandson of John Andrew James & Julia Ann Oaks James) CFD  

 

             July 12, 2005 – Tuesday

HARRIS, Betty K. Saunders                                                        d. 11 July 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Betty K. Saunders Harris, 70, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 27, 1935, in Clay County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Mabel Vaughn Saunders. She was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church and Gwinn Island Social Club. She was a retired employee of Kahns Food Co. in Cincinnati.

Survivors include her husband, Cecil Harris; three sons, Roger Harris of Cincinnati, Kenny Harris of Stanford, and Jimmy Harris of Crab Orchard; a brother, Jim Saunders of Princeton, W.Va.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Messer, Joe Deaton, Donald Anderson, Scott and Steven Harris and Brian McMullen. Honorary pallbearers are Jeremy Harris, Bill Dailey, Jim Estep, Bill Brandenburg, Darrell Clausen, Ralph Reynolds and Gary Ragland.  

        December 1998 – Detroit Newspaper

HATFIELD, George L., born 3 January, 1911 in Lincoln Co, Kentucky, died 28 Dec 1998 in Detroit, Wayne Co. Michigan. He was the son of Haley Hatfield and Mary Jane Burton Hatfield.       

 

      October 2003

HAWKINS, George C.                                                        d. 06 Oct 2003

CRAB ORCHARD - George C. Hawkins Sr., 87, of Crab Orchard died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born July 8, 1916, in George's Fork, Va., he was the son of the late John H. and Bessie G. Lane Hawkins. He was a retied sawmill operator and co-owner of Hawkins Brothers Sawmill. He also had been a welder, and is a Navy veteran and the widower of Zula Weaver Hawkins. He had been a member of Crab Orchard Lodge F&AM since 1949.

Survivors include two daughters, Sarah E. Brown of Harrodsburg, and Linda M. Rose-Hoagland of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; four sons, George C. Hawkins Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., Royce B. Hawkins of Yosemite, Jonathan Hawkins of Winchester and William David Hawkins of Mesa, Ariz.; three sisters, Thetta Denny of Crab Orchard, Clara J. Cantrell of Shelby Gap, and Lorett Conners of Stanford; four brothers, Delbert and Felmer Hawkins, both of Crab Orchard, Elmer Hawkins of Hope, Ind., and David S. Hawkins of Columbus, Ind.; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; nine step great-grandchildren; and a step great-great-grandchild.

Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Tony Shelton. Burial will be in Sophus Cemetery, Broughtontown.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday with a Masonic service at 6:30 p.m.              [G. M.]  

 

           July 3, 2005 – Sunday

HILL, Ernest                                                                     d. 02 Jul 2005

MORELAND - Ernest Hill, 75, of Maxey Valley, died Saturday at his residence.

Born March 14, 1930, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Arch and Lillie Peaveyhouse Hill. He was a retired farmer and a member of Maxey Valley First Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Halley Hill; and three sisters, Martha Raney of Moreland, and Aline Cochran and Ruth Singleton, both of Danville.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Norris McCawley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Corey Cochran, Carl, Buster and Bryan Watts, Danny Smith and Don Martin.  

 

            November 2003           

HOCKER, Jesse S.                                                                   d. 24 Nov 2003

STANFORD - Services for retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Jesse S. Hocker, 71, of Irving, Texas, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Stanford Christian Church by the Revs; Russell Smith and Jim Baughman. Burial will in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Monday at Baylor-Irving Medical Center in Irving.

Active pallbearers will be Lawrence Gorin, Bill Cox, Bill Cox Jr., George Cox, Cabell D. Francis II and Bo Hocker. Honorary pallbearers will be Coleman Young, Dr. John Buckerby, Dr. John Baughman and Bill Holtzclaw.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at Fox Funeral Home.        [G. M.]  

 

             June 29, 2005 – Wednesday

HUBBARD, Danny                                                                    d. 26 June 2005

STANFORD - Services for Danny Hubbard, 44, of Berea, formerly of Highland, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

He died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Hubbard, Zeke Nantz, Mike Martin, James Cornett, David Morris, Rikk Weston, Michael Siekierski and Eric Caudill.  

 

             July 24, 2005 – Sunday

HUNN, Mildred D.                                                                   d. 20 Jul 2005

Services for Mildred Dorothy Hunn, 95, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Turnersville by the Rev. Herman Bradshaw. Burial will be in Turnersville Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born May 1, 1910, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Rebecca Field and the widow of A.T. Hunn.

She was a Sunday school teacher and treasurer of First Baptist Church in Turnersville. She graduated from Bate School and was a member of the Cemetery Club and the Busy Sunshine Club. She worked at the Tobacco Company in Danville and Lexington.

Survivors include three sons, Donald Hunn of Lexington, Donnie Hunn of Danville, and Chris Hunn of Turnersville.

Pallbearers will be Clifford Napier II, Steve Goodman, Dallas McCowan, Ricky Alcorn, Wilmur Meleindez and Clarence Gooch.

Honorary pallbearers are Ernest Gooch, Eugene Jones and Harry Napier. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home, Danville, is in charge of arrangements.  

 

             July 18, 2005 – Monday

HURT, George E.                                                                     d. 16 July 2005

Services for George E. Hurt, 74, of Danville, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Thad Eubank and Arnold Larkins.

Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery, Crab Orchard.

He died Saturday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington.

Born Aug. 23, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Emily Smith Hurt. He was a retired Whirlpool Appliance Co. employee, a member of Chestnut Grove Church of Christ and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Audray M. Smith Hurt; a daughter, Debbie Gosser of Liberty; a son, Darrell Hurt of Morningview; three brothers, Ivan Hurt of Lexington, Jim Hurt of Junction City and Elbert Hurt of Tuscan, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

 

 

           July 28, 2005 – Thursday

JEFFRIES, Herlin G.                                                     d. 26 July 2005

MORELAND - Services for Herlin G. Jeffries, 89, of Moreland, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Baptist Church by David Fralix. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery with military rites by Boyle Post 46, American Legion.

He died Tuesday at his home.

Born Dec. 12, 1915, in Casey County, he was the son of the late C.T. and Wavie True Jeffries. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran and a Purple Heart recipient, wounded in France in World War II, where he served as a medic.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Rogers Jeffries; a son, Marvin Jeffries of Lexington; three daughters, Joyce Woodward of Moreland and Marlene Ogleand and Carlene Golub, both of Florida; two brothers, Fred Jeffries of Erlanger and Charles Jeffries of Michigan; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Jean Jeffries.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Wofford, Douglas, Steven and Paul R. Jeffries, Jerry Asbery and Harold Jeffries. Honorary pallbearers are Wilburn Ross, Richard Cooper, Jason Turpin, Paul Rice and members of New Hope Baptist men's adult Sunday school class.

Visitation will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church.  

 

            August 8, 2005, Monday

LANCASTER, June Greer                                                        d. 07 Aug 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - June Greer Lancaster, 81, of Stanford, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 3, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Daisy Wolfe Greer. She was a former employee of Cowden Manufacturing Co. and a caregiver for the elderly. She was the widow of Willie J. Lancaster.

Survivors include a son, Dale Lancaster of Stanford; two sisters, Amy L. Newcomb of Hustonville and Gertie Buchanan of Salem, Ind.; and a granddaughter.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Broughtontown by Tony Stevens. No visitation is planned.

McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

            June 29, 2005 – Wednesday

LUNSFORD, Leroy                                                               d. 28 Jun 2005                             

STANFORD - Former Stanford Fire Chief Leroy "Skip" Lunsford, 60, of Salt Lick, formerly of Stanford, husband of Phyllis Lunsford, died Tuesday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.  

 

             July 12, 2005 – Tuesday

MARTIN, Flossie A.                                                             d. 10 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Services for Flossie Ann Martin, 77, of Bell Street, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at New Beginnings United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born March 10, 1928, in Green County, she was the daughter of the late Fielding Lively and Amanda Whitlow Graham. She was a member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church, Lincoln County Homemakers and the state association of licensed practical nurses.

Survivors include a son, Michael Martin of Nicholasville; two daughters, Susan Graham of Lexington, and Deborah Lainhart of Nicholasville; a brother, Paul Graham of Mount Gilead, Ohio; a sister, Bellvina Kerr of Campbellsville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jim Reed, Buddy Pence, Cecil Witt, Jim Adams, Bobby Atkins and Jack Withrow. Honorary pallbearers are members of Susanna Wesley Sunday School Class.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.  

 

             August 19, 2005 – Friday

MARTIN, Russell T.                                                             d. 18 Aug 2005

STANFORD - Russell Terry Martin, 66, of Stanford, died Thursday at his home.

Born May 16, 1939, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Virginia K. Martin of McKinney and the late Elmer L. Martin.

He was a courier for Lab Corp. of America, a member of McKinney Baptist Church and an Army veteran.

Other survivors include his wife, Sue Fletcher Martin of Stanford; two daughters, Susan Martin Kirkpatrick of Stanford and Terri Martin Yates of Atlanta, Ga.; four brothers, Powell Martin, Dennis Martin and Carl Martin, all of Stanford, and Fred Martin of Moreland; two sisters, Mary Jo Smith of New Salem and Brenda Hensley of Cincinnati; and two grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney Baptist Church by Chip Pendleton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to McKinney Baptist Church or Gideons International Bible Fund.

 

           

             July 10, 2005 - Sunday

MORGAN, Josephine Wheeler                                            d. 09 Jul 2005

LIBERTY - Josephine Morgan, 79, died Saturday at Liberty Care Center.

Born May 10, 1926, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas F. and Sadie Baldock Wheeler. She was a homemaker, a former Miss Lincoln County and a member of Liberty United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, D.W. Morgan; a son, Larry Morgan of Carrollton; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Liberty United Methodist Church by the Rev. Howard Coop and the Rev. Bruce Lee. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Donald Wilson, Chubby Baird, Freddie Floyd, Carl McAninch, Sonny Tucker and Johnny Smith.

Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Weddle, Gary Wesley, Edwin Stamp, Larry T. Glass, Larry Dean Glass and Donald Scanlon.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Liberty United Methodist Church.  

 

            July 28, 2005 – Thursday

PATTERSON, Emma Greer                                                          d. 26 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Services for Emma Mae Greer Patterson, 87, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at Lancaster Christian Care Center.

Born Sept. 11, 1916, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Lucinda Sharp Greer. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church. She was the widow of Oran Patterson.

Survivors include five sons, Billy Patterson and David Patterson, both of Stanford, Ronald Patterson of Broughtontown, W.C. Patterson of Waynesburg, and Donald Patterson of Danville; four daughters, Joyce Bryan of Danville, Juanita Padgett of Cincinnati, Nancy Wren of New Salem and Patricia Merrell of Stanford; 36 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy W. Patterson.

Pallbearers will be David, Donnie, Michael, Steve, Roger and Jamie Patterson. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby and Matthew League, Warren, Christopher and Arrin Patterson and Jeffrey Rawlins.  

 

            July 28, 2005 – Thursday

PEMBERTON, Anita L.                                                          d. 26 Jul 2005

MORELAND - Services for Anita Kaye Lynn Pemberton, 37, of Hustonville, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Norman.

Burial will be in Reed Cemetery.

She died Tuesday in Lincoln County.

Born April 25, 1968, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late George D. and Margie L. Crawley Lynn.

Survivors include two brothers, Walter Lynn of Hustonville and Donnie Lynn of McKinney; grandmother, Naomi Crawley of Stanford; and her companion, Danny Hand of Mississippi.

Pallbearers will be David Price, Donald Snow, Wayne Pullum, J.R. Marlow, Chris Siler and Patrick Terry. Honorary pallbearers are Danny Hand and Travis Pullum.  

 

            August 19, 20005 – Friday

PRICE, Sally L.                                                                        d. 18 Aug 2005  

CRAB ORCHARD - Sally Lucille Smith Price, 92, of Crab Orchard, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 24, 1913, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late George and Fannie Bussell Smith.

She was a homemaker and a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.

She was the widow of Gaines L. Price.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Nicely of Stanford and Audrey Doss of Junction City; three sons, James R. Price, Harvey Price and Kenneth Price, all of Crab Orchard; a sister, Jewel Anderson of Cincinnati; three brothers, Harmon Smith and Earl Smith, both of Lancaster, and Roy Smith of Crab Orchard; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy L. Price; and a daughter, Dovie C. Price.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Randall and Rodney Price, Tim Nicely, Chris Bryant, Matt Hoskins and Homer Lee Day.

   

            August 9, 2005 – Tuesday

PSIMER, John F.                                                              d. 07 Aug 2005

WAYNESBURG - Services for John F. Psimer, 57, of Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Revs; Aaron Hogue and Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

He died Sunday in Stanford.

Born Dec. 4, 1948, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late Earl and Juey Gooch Psimer. He was a self-employed plumber, an Army veteran and a former Lincoln County magistrate. He was a member of Double Springs Baptist Church and Double Springs Cemetery board. He attended Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Gail Tillett Psimer; two sons, Aaron and Jonathon Psimer, both of Stanford; a brother, Gerald "Sonny" Psimer of Lexington; and a sister, Betty Sizemore of Terra Haute, Ind.

Pallbearers will be Gary Peck, Mitch Lane, Wayne Greer, Denny Hogue, Bobby Clarkson and John Cook.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the church. Memorials may go to Pleasant View Baptist Church. Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   

            March 2001

RALSTON, Ila Powell                                           d. 31 Mar 2001

STANFORD -- Ila Ralston, 72, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Stanford, died Saturday in Fort Myers.

Born Oct. 9, 1928, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Ila Newland Powell. She was a homemaker and member of Stanford United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas "Buster" Ralston; two daughters, Patricia Goins of Lakeland, Fla., and Jan Selby of Fort Myers; three sons, Jeffrey and Steve Ralston, both of
Stanford, and Thomas Ralston of Lexington; a brother, William Powell of Fort Myers; and Nancy Weber of Lexington; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
                                                                        [G. M.]

 

         February 1995

RECTOR, John H.

LAST WWI VET IN LICOLN COUNTY DIES

From February 1995 I-J (Stanford Paper)

John Hardin Rector, 98, of 12725 Old Somerset Road, Waynesburg, thought to be the last WWI veteran in Lincoln County, died Feb 12 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born 3 June 1896 in Rockcastle County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Frances Crane Rector.  He was a farmer and a US Army veteran of WWII.  He was a member and a deacon of Mount Hebron Baptist Church.  He was the widower of Grace Parker Rector and Lela Francis Rector.   He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Rector

Survivors include two daughters, Helen Elizabeth Davis and Mary Ruth Chieffalo, both of Los Cruces, NM, 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild

Services were held 14 Feb at Mt Hebron Baptist Church by Brother Jimmy McKinney.   Burial with military rites by Caswell-Saufley American Legion Post 18 was in Mt Hebron Cemetery.

Some additional data:

Grace Parker was born about 1900 and died 5 Feb 1968 in Lincoln County.

Lela Francis was born about 1896 and died 4 Mar 1885 in Lincoln County.

Thomas Rector was born about 1921 and died 13 Feb 1992 in Lincoln County           [G.M.]  

 

              July 17, 2005 – Sunday

RICE, Edward                                                                              d. 15 Jul 2005

MORELAND - Edward "Dunk" Rice, 91, of Junction City, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Center.

Born Sept. 5, 1913, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Steve and Nettie Yaden Rice. He was a cabinet maker and a Jehovah's Witness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lovell Manning Rice.

Survivors include his caregiver, Connie Asbury; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Mike Anderson. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

 

 

              February 24, 2002 – Sunday

RICHARDS, Calvin C.                                                          d. 22 Feb 2002

MORELAND -- Calvin Coolidge Richards, 77, of Windsor died Friday at Liberty Care Center.

Born Nov. 4, 1924, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late G.T. and Fannie M. Ross Richards.

He was a retired farmer and carpenter.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Trailor Richards; two daughters, Linda Russell of Harrodsburg and Brenda Sandusky of Windsor; two brothers, Bradley Richards of Baltimore, Md., and Sherman Richards of Waynesburg; and four sisters, Lillian Livingston, Mildred Burger, and Maudie Lobb, all of Indianapolis, Ind., and Jean Murphy of San Diego, Calif.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Visitation is 4:30-9 p.m. today.

Pallbearers will be Ray Sandusky and Kent, Eugene, Shirley, Elmer P. and Fred Richards.

From; 24 Feb, 2002 Danville Newspaper.  Death was 22 Feb.                           [G. M.]

   

                May 1997

RICHARDS, William                                              d. 03 May 1997
MORELAND - William ``Billy'' Richards, 74, Hustonville, died Saturday at Columbia Hospital, Lexington.
Born Aug. 10, 1922, in Casey County, he was a son of George T. and Fanny Myrtle Ross Richards. He was a retired farmer and the widow of Helen Marie Trailor Richards.
Survivors include five sons, William E. Richards, James K. Richards, John C. Richards and Howard L. Richards, all of Hustonville, and Edgar H. Richards of Bryantsville; five daughters, Fredia Martin of Stanford, Paula Maddox of Moreland, Connie Green of Junction City, Nancy Clark of Cincinnati, Lois Byrley of Corbin; four brothers, Bradley Richards of Moreland, Raymond Richards of Indianapolis, Coolidge Richards of Windsor and Sherman Richards of Somerset; five sisters, Maude Lobb, Lillian Small, and Mildred Burger, all of Indianapolis, Agnes Fletcher of Nicholasville, and Geneva Murphy of California; 16 grandchildren; and
nine grandchildren.              [G. M.]

   

               July 19, 2005 – Tuesday

ROBBINS, Ellsbury “Bury”                                                  d. 16 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Ellsbury "Bury" Robbins, 73, of Meadowbrook Drive, died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born June 5, 1932, in Wolff County, he was the son of the late Reuben Sank and Myrtle Oditt Robbins.

He was an employee of Sellers Engineering in Danville and attended Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

He was the widower of Lorene Robbins.

Survivors include a brother, James T. Robbins of Dayton, Ohio; and two sisters, Dorothy Gilpin of Stanford and Arzella Griffin of Miamisburg, Ohio.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Sam, William and Tony Gilpin, Kevin Moore, Audie Miracle, Scott Ashley and James Adams.  

 

                 August 05, 2005 – Friday

ROGERS, Carolyn R.                                                                  d. 03 Aug 2005

STANFORD - Services for Carolyn Rose Rogers, 59, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Dorothy Grider and the Rev. Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 26, 1945, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Elvin and Edith McKee Privett. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Rogers; two sons, Marvin L. Wilson of Mount Vernon and Mark A. Wilson of Stanford; two daughters, Kathy Davidson and Connie Watson, both of Stanford; two brothers, Gary and Dale Privett, both of McKinney; three sisters, Sandra Griffin of Stanford, Marilyn Ballard of Garrard County and Mora Walls of Richmond; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Bill Rogers, Steven Griffin, Scott Peyton, Derek Watson, Jesse Yocum, William Payton, Dwight Pemberton and Dennis Callahan. Honorary pallbearers are Henry Wilson, Floyd Grider, Dr. Todd Reinhart, John Anderson, Vivian Martin, Opal Brown and Sadie Cain.

 

 

                March 2003  

SPOONAMORE, Henry E.                                        D. 22 Mar 2003

CRAB ORCHARD -- Henry E. "Buck" Spoonamore, 70, of Main Street, Crab Orchard, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 11, 1932, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of the late Ernest L. and Emma D. Wren Spoonamore. He was a retired custodian from Crab Orchard Elementary School, where he worked for 30 years. He was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church.

Survivors include six sisters, Elizabeth Leigh and Irene Brown, both of Crab Orchard, Ann Irvin of Lancaster, Evelyn Davis of Stanford, Lillian Spoonamore of Nicholasville and Phyllis French of Shelbyville; and one brother, Glenn Spoonamore of Stanford.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may go to the Kentucky School for the Deaf.                          [G. M.]

 

 

                November 2002  

THOMPSON, Frebert V.                                     d. 29 Nov 2002

STANFORD -- Frebert Virgil "Tommy" Thompson, 80, of Lexington died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Oct. 11, 1922, in Kings Mountain, he was a son of the late William V. and Gertrude Godbey Thompson. He was a draftsman and worked at General Electric Co. where he designed aircraft components and also worked for the Lexington-Fayette County street department. He was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and was an Air Force veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War as a captain.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Nowell Thompson; a son, Kim Thompson of Albuquerque, N.M.; a stepson, Phil Ingram of Albuquerque; a stepdaughter, Anita Meyer of Mount Orab, Ohio; three brothers, Lynnville Thompson of Valdosta, Ga., Gerald Thompson of Richmond and Harold Thompson of Dayton, Ohio; two grandchildren; and six step grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Locust Grove Baptist Church by Steve Jarrell and John Dean. Burial will be in KP Hall Cemetery.

Visitation is 11 a.m. Tuesday until time of service at the church.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.                                        [G. M.]

   

                 July 19, 2005 – Tuesday

THOMPSON, Mabel King                                                          d. 18 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Services for Mabel Thompson, 77, of New Salem, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs; Lester Carpenter and Matt Jones. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

She died Monday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born Sept. 19, 1927, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Bradley and Gletha King. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Otis Thompson; a daughter, Brenda Thompson of Danville; a brother, Lonnie King of Stanwood, Wash.; a sister, Blanche Caldwell of New Salem; and a grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy, Jason and Shane King, Jason Summer, Larry Witt and Timmy Carpenter.



               January 01, 2004 – Thursday  

THOMPSON, Nancy C. Randolph                                            d. 28 Dec 2003

    Nancy Catherine Randolph Thompson, 63, 174 Scott Lane, Danville, died Sunday, December 28, 2003 at her residence.

   Born May 20, 1940 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Deward and Mary Price Randolph.

   She was a housewife and a member of Moreland Baptist Church.

   Survivors include: her husband, Frank Thompson, Danville; one daughter, Dana Simpson, Moreland; four sons, Billy Wayne King, Nicholasville, Gregory Lee Thompson, Larry Gene Thompson and Gary Dean Thompson, all of Junction City; three brothers, Elwood Randolph, Moreland, Billy Randolph, Harrodsburg, and Jerry Randolph, Lexington; one sister, Mary Elizabeth Walls, Junction City; 13 grandchildren.

   Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 31, at Stith Funeral Home, Danville, with Rev. Gary Story officiating. Burial was in the Hustonville Cemetery.

   Pallbearers were Tim Sperry, Phillip Simpson and sons, Billy King, Gregory Lee Thompson, Larry Gene Thompson and Gary Dean Thompson. Honorary bearers were B. J. Barker, John Carey, Jason Snow and Rick Snow.

   

            June 26, 2005 – Sunday

 SAYLOR, Clentie                                               d. 24 June 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Clentie Saylor, 78, of Harmon's Lick Road, died Friday at Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Berea.

Born Aug. 26, 1926, in Bell County, he was the son of the late Sie and Laura Brock Saylor. He was a member of Harmon's Lick Free Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Collins Saylor; a brother, Alvin Saylor of Crab Orchard; and a grandson. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys L. Wilson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Harmon's Lick Free Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Revs: Danny and Arnold Saylor and Jordan Lee Saylor. Burial will be in Saylor Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Keith, Steve, Tony, Dan and Eddie Saylor, Kenneth Baker and Mike Broughton.

Visitation is 5 p.m. today at the church. Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

              July 01, 2005 – Friday

SEARS, Steven Lee                                                                        d. 29 June 2005

MORELAND - Services for Steven Lee Sears, 10, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Douglas.

Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Curtis, Harold Kidwell, Scott Cross, Frank and Justin Stringer, Bobby Catlett and Jeff Kidd.  

 

            July 24, 2005 – Sunday

SHERON, Brenda Moore                                                             d. 22 Jul 2005

STANFORD - Brenda Moore Sheron, 59, of Miller Street, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center.

Born Dec. 5, 1945, in Woodford County, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Clara Ratliff Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of Somerset First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include her husband, Mike Sheron; two sons, Benjamin and Michael Sheron, both of Stanford; a daughter, Susan Miller of Somerset; two sisters, Rena Siler of Ottenheim and Juanita Moore of Stanford; and a grandson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-10 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Monday until time of service. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.  

 

            July 25, 2005 – Monday

WALTERS, Jake G., Sr.                                                             d. 23 Jul 2005

MORELAND - Services for Jake G. Walters Sr., 84, of Moreland, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Hope Baptist Church by David Fralix and Joey Harness.

Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Boyle Post 46, American Legion.

He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born June 10, 1921 in Greenville, Tenn., he was the son of the late Register M. and Roxie Hensley Walters. He retired after 25 years from Ford Motor Co. in Sharonville, Ohio, where he worked as a millwright.

He also was a woodworker, a Mason with Lodge 94 in Montgomery, Ohio, and a member of United Auto Workers and New Hope Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of the 574th Air Material Squadron and a World War II veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Jenkins Walters; a son, Jake Walters Jr. of Hammersville, Ohio; a stepson, James M. Carrier of Stanford; two daughters, Nancy G. Walters of California, and Jone M. Anderson of Stanford; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; a great-grandchild; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Anderson, Scott Carrier, Jim Jenkins, Glyn Southerland, Paul Rice and Gary Douglas.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Rod Bates, Dr. Thomas Baeker, Robert Gisler, Will Richey and Gene Bell. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church.

Memorials may go to Gideons International. W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

           June 2005        

WARDLOW, Genon Collins

CRAB ORCHARD - Genon Collins Wardlow, 78, of Crab Orchard, died Saturday ( 18 June 2005) at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Dec. 18, 1926, in Birmingham, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Doyle and Beulah Karns Collins. She was a cashier at A&P grocery and a member of Hebron Methodist Church.

She was the widow of William F. Wardlow. (See file 22)

Survivors include four sons, Michael L. Smith of Benton, Terry L. Smith of Franklin, Walter F. "Bud" Wardlow of Pinckney, Mich., and James L. Wardlow of Inkster, Mich.; three daughters, Traci R. Mason of Eddyville, Nancy E. Green of Inkster, and Vanessa Wardlow of Romulus, Mich.; a sister, Wanda Starks of Crab Orchard; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Everett Adams, Shirle Brown, Donald Dowell, Bobby Bishop Jr., Jeff and Bud Wardlow and Rick Mason.

                                                             [G. M.]  

 

              July 8, 2005 – Friday

WHITE, Marie                                                     

Services for Marie B. White, 75, of Lancaster, formerly of Danville, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Born Dec. 10, 1929, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Cecil Bales and Linnie Lane Bales Winfough. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and owner and operator of the former White's Gifts and Antiques in Moreland. She was the widow of former Boyle County Judge Sterling C. "June" White.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Barbara Finfrock of Fairfield, Ohio; and her caregiver, Bonnie Woods of Lancaster.

Pallbearers will be George Plunkett, Brandon Woods, Troy Henry, Stewart Goins, Steve Tipton and Shaun Wiggins.  

 

              August 22, 2005 – Monday

WHITAKER, Sylvia Wright                                            d. 19 Aug 2005

Services for Sylvia Louise Wright Whitaker, 66, of Junction City, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Moriah Christian Church by Gary Story. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

She died Friday at her home.

Born Dec. 28, 1938, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Virginia White Wright. She was a homemaker and a former member of Mount Moriah Christian Church.

Survivors include a son, Nathan L. Whitaker of Junction City; three daughters, Marjorie Pribyl of Missouri City, Texas, Vaunelle Whitaker of Salem, Ore., and Deanna Smith of Porter, Texas; a brother, Dudley Wright of Shelbyville; a sister, Diane Myer of New Albany, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be David Simpson, Joe Pribyl, Frankie West, Walter Price, James Wright Jr. and Matthew Smith.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

 

 

              August 14, 2005 – Sunday

WILKINSON, Bernal                                                                    d. 12 Aug 2005

LIBERTY - Bernal Wilkinson, 91, of Hustonville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 1, 1913, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Clara Chelf Wilkinson and the late John B. Wilkinson. He was the widower of Cora Edith Randolph Wilkinson. He was a retired farmer and truck driver and was a member of Brush Creek Christian Church.

Survivors include five daughters, Glenna Emerson of Liberty, Ila Denny, Nell Watson and Carol J. Wilkinson, all of West Chester, Ohio, and Nora Hamm of Hustonville; two sons, Jerry Wilkinson of Plainfield, Ind., and Dale Wilkinson of Liberty; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah G. Goodwin.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Poplar Grove Baptist Chruch by the Rev. Jim Lynn and Dennie E. Russell. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Darrin and Chris Wilkinson, Dennis Hamm, James Goodwin, Mike Hale, Pete Spizzirri, John Ravenhall and Mike Czanik.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Monday at Poplar Grove Baptist Church.

Memorials may go to Poplar Grove Kitchen Ladies Fund, in care of Bertha Allen, 1600 Chelf Ridge Road, Hustonville, Ky. 40437 or Poplar Grove Cemetery Fund, in care of Jewell Allen, 1790 Chelf Ridge Road, Hustonville, Ky. 40437.

   

              July 8, 2005 – Friday

WILKINSON, Luther                                                                         d. 05 Jul 2005

Services for Luther Wilkinson, 92, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Stanford by the Rev. Floyd Raglin. Burial will be in Stanford Pike Cemetery, Somerset.

He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 14, 1913, in Indian Creek, he was a son of the late Jody Lewis and Ollie Mae Adams Wilkinson. He was a retired farmer and a deacon at First Missionary Church. He was the widower of Nina Woods Wilkinson.

Survivors include a daughter, Alberta Cox of Cornishville, Ind.; five stepchildren, Robert Milligal of Georgetown, Nina Croomes, William Toliver, Michael Toliver and Margaret Ann Simpson, all of California; two brothers, Emmitt Wilkinson of Cincinnati, and Robert L. Wilkinson of Danville; two sisters, Gertrude Patton of Stanford, and Mary Simpson of Danville; and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Nehemiah, Lamont and Stephon Wilkinson, Rodney Welch, Jeff Smith, and Rickie McPherson. Honorary pallbearers are deacons and trustees of First Missionary Baptist Church.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Friday at the church.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

               July 27, 2005 – Wednesday

WILSON, Mossie Cox                                                                          d. 15 July 2005

MORELAND - Services for Mossie Bell Cox Wilson, 90, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of Danville, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

She died July 15 at her home.

Born March 15, 1915, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Joel and Mary Florence Lowe Cox. She was a seamstress and a Methodist.

Survivors include two sisters, Geneva King of Franklin, Ind., and Icee Atwood of Liberty; three half sisters, Rose Shreke and Gail Reed, both of Hustonville, and Betty McQueary of Liberty; six half brothers, Ottis, Ronald and Farley Cox, all of Liberty, Lonnie Cox of Massachusetts, Benny Jo Cox of Liberty and Garnet Cox of Hustonville; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Delores C. Schreiber.

Memorials may go to Florida Hospital Memorial Hospice Care, 770 W. Granada Blvd., Suite 304, Ormond Beach, Fla. 32174.

   

              June 26, 2005 – Sunday

WOODS, Nellie Mae                                                            d. 24 June 2005          

CRAB ORCHARD - Nellie Mae Woods, 89, of Liberty, died Friday at Russell County Hospital.

Born Nov. 6, 1915, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Allie Gifford Woods and the widow of Thomas Woods. She was a homemaker and a member of the Christian church.

Survivors include five daughters, Catherine Summers of Pittsboro, Ind., Jewel Embry of Latoina, Patsy Pickens of Saint Leon, Ind., Marsha Mee of Crittenden, and Wanda Streeval of Liberty; four sons, Joe Woods of Crittenden, Gene Woods of Independence, Tommy Woods of Florence, and Roger Woods of Liberty; 34 grandchildren; several great- and great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by two sons, Bobby and Donnie Woods.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Johnnie Patton. Burial will be in Richmond Cemetery.  

 

               October 2003

YOUNG, James Harlan                                                         d. 16 Oct 2003

MORELAND — Services for James Harlan Young, 83, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Monday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in Camp Nelson Cemetery in Jessamine County.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Jewell Harris Young; a daughter, Linda Pruitt of Stanford; three sisters, Edith Kidd, Joyce Oaks and Doris Williams, all of Stanford; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Short, Jason Rice, Chris Lunsford, James G. Young, Brian Wade, Brent Meeks, Ricky Rowe and Johnny Hines.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m today.                    [G. M.]