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  Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #25

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto                           

   

ADAMS, Thomas Joe BECK, William C. BLEVINS, Eric Floyd
BRUMMETT, Denver A. BUNCH, Marjorie Ann Lunsford BURNSIDE. E. H.
BURTON, Glen C. BYRD, Lucinda “Cindy” Stuck CARNEY, Edith Wilmot
CARTER, Garriest D. CAUDILL, Hiram W. COLE, Georgia Rankin
COOPER, Nancy Sandidge CRAIGER, Leota L. Nester CROWE, Haskel C.
DURHAM, Julia A.Godbey ELLIS, Ethel E. Simpson ESTES, Bobby E.
FLOWERS, Ada Reed GODBEY, Edward M. GIFFORD, Roy F.
GIVENS, Shirley G. GOOCH, Duke Opal GOODIN, William Green
GOODIN, Virginia Bray GUZMAN, Rodrigo S. HATTER, Jeffrey Glenn
HAWN, Gerald C. HENDRICKSON, Blondell Wilson HENSLEY, Ernest Floyd
HOLMAN, Rose E. Baker HOPKINS, Walter Marvin HOOD, Franklin Glen
HORTON, John B. IRVIN, Ricky Dale JARMON, Bernice O. Garr
JEFFRIES, James Huston KING, Charles E. LANE, Tommy Wayne
LAYER, Billy L. LYNN, Rev. Foster T. MAXEY, Amy Fletcher
MILLER, Carl Dean MUNFORD, Roger Lynn PADGETT, Lillie E. Haste
PIKE, Rebecca S. Wilson POLLARD, Hubert Lee REID, Vela Moran
REYNOLDS, Nellie I. Smith RUSSELL, Edward Jr. SAYLOR, William Howard
SHEENE, Robert D. SILVER, Mayme Young SINKHORN, Sallie Plummer
SMILEY, John “Jack” SMITH, Lottie Ellis

SMITH, Pauline Ellis

SOTELO, Rodrigo S. SOUTHERLAND, Kenneth TURNER, Betty Sue Brummett
TURNER, Margo WALLS, Cindy Atkins WATKINS, Bill Ray
WILLIAMS, Bessie Walls WOOD, Kathleen Helm WOOTEN, Hollis J.
YOCUM, Connie Sue Eldridge YOUNG, Imogene Spencer Wilson  

 

 

                     January 24, 2005 – Monday

              ADAMS, Thomas Joe

CRAB ORCHARD - Thomas Joe Adams, 64, of Crab Orchard, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional 
Medical Center. Born June 13, 1940, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late John and Fannie Helton Adams. 
He was an Army veteran.

Survivors include a daughter, Connie Lewis of Berea; a son, Ricky Joe Adams of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Irene 
Lamb of Crab Orchard and Opal Lamb of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Adam Dooley. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Eddy and Bill Hawley, Donnie Lamb, Ernie lamb, Jonathan Lewis and Michael Farthing.

 

 

       January 07, 2005 – Friday

BECK, William C.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - William C. Beck, 73, formerly of Stanford and Danville, died Dec. 31 in Virginia Beach.

He was the son of the late Clifton and Dora Beck, who had lived in Stanford.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Beck and Sharon Boucher, both of Virginia; a son, Billy Beck of Virginia; and 
seven grandchildren. Private services were held in Virginia.  

 

          January 21, 2005

BLEVINS, Eric F.                                                                  d. 20 Jan 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Eric Floyd Blevins, 19, of Crab Orchard, died Thursday at his home.

Born June 3, 1985, in Danville, he was a son of Jeffrey E. Blevins of Crab Orchard and Kimberly Y. McFerron 
Sanders of Richmond. He was a 2004 graduate of Lincoln County High School and an employee of Kendrix 
Construction Co.

Other survivors include his stepfather, Jimmy Sanders of Richmond; a sister, Carla L. Blevins of Richmond; two 
half brothers, Justin E. and Austin Cole, both of Crab Orchard; grandparents, Carl Blevins of Whitley City, Linda 
Martin of Crab Orchard, Floyd McFerron of Mount Vernon and Brenda Carpenter of Waynesburg; and great-grandparents, 
James and Louise Harness of Junction City, Viola Carpenter of Waynesburg and Zelma McFerron of Mount Vernon.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by Chris Blevins. Burial will be in Simpson Cemetery in 
Dog Walk.

Pallbearers will be Cody Harris, Jeremy Taylor, Kyle and Rusty Sumner and Rodney and Robbie Blevins.     

 

       December 5, 1997

BRUMMETT, Denver A.
CRAB ORCHARD - Denver A. Brummett, 78, of Main Street, died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Born Oct. 20, 1919, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late Nathan and Sally Bishop Brummett. He was a 
retired owner and operator of Brummett's Antiques. He was an Army veteran of World War II, having been held 
prisoner of war in Sicily and Africa. He was a member of West Brodhead Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Taylor Brummett; three sons, Earl D. Brummett of Stanford, Charles A. Brummett of 
Crab Orchard and Donnie J. Brummett of Richmond; three sisters, Myrtle Helton of Brodhead, Edna Middleton of Crab 
Orchard and Mary E. Coffey of Lockland, Ohio; four brothers, Dempsey and Bernard Brummett, both of Brodhead, 
and Francis and Dale Brummett, both of Crab Orchard; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at West Brodhead Church of God, Hwy. 3245, Brodhead, by the Revs. John Irvin and 
Norman Young. Burial, with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 of Stanford, will be in Negro 
Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Middleton, John Wilson, Jackie and Donnie Helton, Jessie Coffey and Orville Brummett.
Honorary pallbearers are Danny Brummett, A.J. Bourne, Burgess Robbins, Clarence Jackson, Jr., Raymond Asher, 
Glenn Burke, George Burdine and Loyal Brown.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. Sunday at the church.
 

 

        April 2001

BUNCH, Marjorie Ann Lunsford                                                       d. 12 April 2001

CRAB ORCHARD – Marjorie Ann Lunsford Bunch, 72, of Lancaster Street died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital in 
Lexington.

Born Nov. 13, 1928, in Indiana, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Jewell M. Price Lunsford.  Bunch served 
on the Crab Orchard City Commission before going on to serve two terms as mayor. “She was a wonderful person and a 
concerned mayor, “said Shirley Harris, former Crab Orchard city clerk. “She cared a great deal about this town during and 
after her years as mayor.”

She was the widow of Elmer Bunch Jr.

Survivors include two daughters, Phyllis Underwood of Lancaster and Connie Kidwell of Crab Orchard; a son, Joe Bunch 
of Crab Orchard; a brother, Melvin Lunsford of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.  

 

          August 01, 1890

BURNSIDE, E. H.

August 1,--E. H. Burnside, Mayor of Stanford, and for many years proprietor of the Myers House in that city, 
died on Saturday at Cumberland Falls, of Bright's disease. He was born in Garrard County and was fifty-two 
years of age. He at one time owned the Rockcastle Springs and was well known to many citizens of London. 
His remains were taken to Lancaster and buried in the cemetery at that place on Sunday. The Mountain Echo, 
Laurel Co. KY.  

 

                       May 1, 2003 – Thursday

 BURTON, Glen C.                                                           

Glen C. Burton, 61, of Hardin Co., formerly of Stanford, died Sunday April 27 at the Hardin County Memorial Hospital.

A native of Pulaski County, he was born May 6, 1941 to Rosa Baker Burton and the late Delbert Burton. He was 
a farmer, Vietnam Army veteran, former Mason, and member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church where he was a deacon.

He is also preceded in death by his first wife, Janice Taylor Burton. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Renee Tackett 
Burton of Sanford, NC.; one daughter, Kathy Burton (Colvin)  Chadwell of Corbin; one step daughter, Kristi Green of 
East View; three brothers, John Ben Burton and Herner Burton both of Stanford, and Bobby Joe (Ailene) Burton of London; 
two grandchildren ( names omitted for privacy) ; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 30 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Rev. James Kelly officiating. 
Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg.

Active pallbearers were Rodman Burton, Charles Taylor, Darrin Padgett, Greg Padgett, Norman Calffee, and Paul Calffee.  
Military rites were conducted by Caswell Saufley Post # 18 of the American Legion.  

 

         January 07, 2005 – Friday

BYRD, Cindy B                                                                              d. 05 Jan 2005

Services for Lucinda Byrd, 43, of Old Schoolhouse Road, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. 
Wendell Douglas. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Feb. 22, 1961, in Trenton, Mich., she was a daughter of the late Clarence G. and Anna Grace Nunnally Stuck. She 
was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Byrd; three daughters, Valarie Orcutt of Stanford, Anna Devine of Gravel Switch and 
Sylvia Morgan of Liberty; two sons, Brandon and Willie Joe Byrd, both of Danville; two brothers, Robert Nunnally of 
Wyandotte, Mich., and Carl Stuck of Riverview, Mich.; two sisters, Diana McElroy of Danville and Patricia Snyder of 
Syracuse, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Tom and Brian Byrd, Johnny Worthington, Lee Naylor, Bobby Devine and Jay Orcutt. Honorary 
pallbearers are Gayle and Carrie Byrd, Tammy Worthington and Dennis Morgan.  

 

           July 31, 1998

CARNEY, Edith  
Services for Edith Wilmot Carney, 83, of Brookside Drive, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. John 
McNerny. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 29, 1915, in Stanford, she was a daughter of the late James J. Wilmot and Katie F. Gooch. She was a homemaker, 
a member of Parksville Christian Church and the widow of Collins Carney.
Survivors include a brother, James R. Wilmot of Lexington; two sisters, Vivian W. Price of Stanford and Annola Wilmot of 
Danville.
Pallbearers will be David Cocanougher, John, Ralph and Lee Wilmot, Tom Sudduth,
Leroy Boone Jr. and James Gooch.
Honorary pallbearers are Sidney Hill, James Thompson, William Irvine, and the men of Parksville Christian Church.  

 

           January 24, 2005 – Monday

CARTER, Garriest D.                                                        d. 23 Jan 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Garriest Doody Carter, 72, of Somerset, died Sunday at Lake Cumberland Hospital.

Born Nov. 11, 1932, in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late William M. and Della E. Griffin Carter. He was a retired 
bus driver for Perry County schools, a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church and an Army veteran. He was the widower 
of Regina Carter.

Survivors include three sons, Joseph W. Carter, Gary L. Carter and Gilbert D. Carter, all of Somerset; a brother, Harold L. 
Carter of Waynesburg; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Singletontown Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Terry, Greg and Kevin Pettit, Kenneth Benien, Harold and Presley Spradlin. Honorary pallbearers are 
Joey Wren and William Lewis.  

 

        February 28, 1997

CAUDILL, Hiram W.
WAYNESBURG - Hiram W. Caudill, 83, Waynesburg, died Thursday at Fort Logan
Hospital, Stanford.
Born Jan. 4, 1914, in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Silas and Nancy Caudill. He was a retired carpenter and a 
member of Mt. Olivet Old Fashion Baptist Church, Letcher County.
Survivors include his wife, Maude Back Caudill; a son, Clyde Caudill of Columbus, Ind.; a daughter, Charlene Dixon of 
Lexington; a brother, Raymond Caudill of Waynesburg; three sisters, Myrtle Branson and Carmia Adams, both of Waynesburg, 
and Cuma Phillips of Elwood, Ind.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by Squire Watts. Burial will be in 
Double Springs Cemetery.  

 

       January 28, 2005 – Friday

COLE, Georgia Rankin                                                                   d. 26 Jan 2005

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - Georgia Rankin Cole, 78, of Jeffersonville, died Wednesday at the Riverbend Assisted Living.

Born May 27, 1926, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John Wesley and Katherine Holtzclaw Rankin.

She was an instructional material coordinator and librarian at Vigo County School Corp.

She was a genealogist and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and a past member of the Filson Club in 
Louisville.

Survivors include her husband, Herman Cole Jr.; a daughter, Holly R. Cole of Jeffersonville; and two brothers, Russell 
Rankin of Crestview Hill, Ky., and John Lee Rankin of Lancaster. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Coots Funeral 
Home. Burial will be in Barnes Cemetery in Nabb, Ind.  

 

                           January  20, 2005

COOPER, Nancy Sandidge                                                               d. 18 Jan 2005                                        

STANFORD - Graveside services for Nancy Sandidge Faulkner Cooper, 82, of Stanford, will be 11:30 p.m. Friday at 
Bellevue Cemetery in Danville by the Rev. Bernie Meece.

She died Tuesday at her home.

Born July 11, 1922, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Yida May Sandidge. She was a homemaker, 
a member of Stanford Christian Church and former member of Stanford Garden Club and Stanford Woman's Club.

Survivors include her husband, Dick Cooper; a son, Dick Faulkner of Stanford; three stepsons, Dickie Cooper of Stanford, 
Bill Cooper of Orlando, Fla., and Charles Sam Gilliland of Danville; a stepdaughter, Margaret Turner of Stanford; nine 
grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harry Faulkner.

Pallbearers will be David Faulkner, Charles Sam Gilliland, Keith Cooper, David Pettus, Jeff Hill and Tommy Bryant. 
Visitation will be 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home.       

 

       

              August 29, 1999 – Sunday

CRAIGER, Leota L.                                                                           d. 27 Aug 1999
Leota Lee Craiger, 69, of Butler Drive, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 28, 1929, in Louisville, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Robinson and Bonnie Black Robinson Nester. 
She was a retired employee of American Greeting Corporation.
Survivors include four daughters, Felicia Craiger of Stanford, Cindy Craiger of Lexington, Sherry Cooper of Virginia Beach, 
Va., and Debbie Kuykendall of Ocala, Fla.; six grandchildren; and a stepfather, Charles Nester of Shelby-ville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Rob Cox and Doug Wesley. Burial will be in 
Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday.  

 

             August 6, 1997

CROWE, Haskel C.
MORELAND - Haskel C. Crowe, 54, of Hustonville, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 28, 1943, in Casey County, he was a son of Charlie Crow of Hustonville and the late Sarah Turpin Crow. 
He was a disabled farmer and a member of Friendship Baptist Church, Casey County.
Survivors include his wife, Lora Russell Crowe; three sons, Randall Crowe of Hustonville, Franklin E. Crowe of Hustonville 
and William G. Crowe of Yosemite; two daughters, Peggy Crowe of Somerset and Debra Murphy of Liberty; four brothers, 
Gene Crowe of Liberty, J.T. Crowe of Stanford and Glen and Donnie Crowe, both of Hustonville; two sisters, Beatrice 
Benedict and Nancy Griffin, both of Hustonville; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Delas Earles. Burial will be in
Maxey's Valley 
Cemetery, Casey County.

Pallbearers are Ken Waddell, Vernon Richards, Bill Bowling, Johnny Britt, Allen Murphy and Larry Griffin. Honorary 
pallbearers are nieces and nephews.  

 

             December 30, 1996 – Monday

DURHAM, Julia A.                                                                     d. 29 Dec 1996
MIDDLEBURG - Julia Amy Durham, 86, of Yosemite died Sunday at home.
Born Dec. 24, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Effie Godbey. She was a homemaker and 
a member of Mt. Olive Christian Church. She was the widow of Preston Durham.
Survivors include two daughters, Louise Ransdell of Harrodsburg and Mary Bradford of Bradenton, Fla.; two sisters, Nell 
Rose of Crestwood and Wilma Coleman of Stanford; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in
Salyers Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike and Marty Hatter, Hollis Judd, Jason Richardson, Glen Carmen and Sonny Emerson.
Memorials my go to Saylers Cemetery Fund, c/o Delta Walls, 544 Phillippe- Fishing Creek Road, Waynesburg, 40489.  

 

          January 12, 1998

ELLIS, Ethel E.
MORELAND - Ethel Evelyn Ellis, 87, of Hustonville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 23, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late A.M. and Artelia Smith Simpson. She was a retired 
licensed practical nurse of Kentucky State Hospital where she was employed for 35 years, and a member of Valley Grove 
Baptist Church. She was the widow of Willie Lee Ellis.
Survivors include three daughters, Louise Wright of Charlestown, Ind.; Shearleen Green of Danville and Linda Austin of 
Liberty; four sons, Kenneth Ellis of Hustonville, Eugene Ellis, Leon Ellis and Horace Ellis, all of Danville; 15 grandchildren; 
and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Jerome and Jasper Ellis.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will
be in Hustonville 
Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.  

 

          January 28, 2005 – Friday

ESTES, Bobby E.                                                                       d. 22 Jan 2005

VIERA, Fla. - Bobby Earl Estes, 66, of Deland, Fla., died Saturday in Florida.

Born Nov. 26, 1939, in Kings Mountain, Ky., he had lived in Florida for 30 years. He was retired from the Brevard 
County school system where he was a teacher and administrator. He was a member of multiple Corvette clubs across 
Florida. He served in the Army from 1958-1961 in Munich, Germany, as a military police officer. He attended 
Campbellsville University and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Kentucky University. He received 
a master’s degree from Spalding College in Louisville. He was a member of First Christian Church, Kings Mountain.

Survivors his wife, Shelvie Harlow Estes; two sons, Sean Estes of Gainesville, Fla., and Jeremy Estes of Edgewater, Fla.; 
a daughter, Traci Estes Browning of Marietta, Ga.; a sister, Ailene Foley of Lexington; and a brother, Clifford "Gene" 
Estes of Titusville, Fla.

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Kings Mountain Christian Church. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery in Lincoln 
County. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

           December 9, 1997

FLOWERS, Ada
Ada ``Mawmaw'' Flowers, 89, of Danville, died Monday at home.
Born Jan. 3, 1908, in Spadeville, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Jimmy and Easter Duncan Reed. She owned and 
operated for 42 years the Bluegrass Restaurant in Stanford. She was a member of Faith Temple Pentecostal Church and 
was the widow of John Flowers.
Survivors include two daughters, Evelyn Green of Danville and Loretta Harris of Middlesboro; two sisters, Fannie Presley 
of Spadeville and Ida Kelly of Middlesboro; 11 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Linnie Daugherty. Burial will be in Bellevue 
Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Troy Hargis, Tim Shelton, B.J. Naylor, Jay Shelton, Gene Humfleet and John Green.  

 

            February 2, 2005 – Wednesday

GODBEY, Edward M.                                                          d. 01 Feb 2005

STANFORD - Services for Edward "Mack" Godbey, 77, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home 
by the Rev. Johnny Adamson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Aug. 30, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Elbert and Dolly Atkins Godbey. He was a carpenter 
and an employee of Lincoln Lumber Co. and Fort Logan Hospital. He was a founding member of Calvary Hill Baptist 
Church.

Survivors include his wife, Evellene Godbey; three sons, David Godbey of New York, Tony Godbey of Stanford and 
Jackie Godbey of Danville; a stepson, Benny Price of Somerset; three daughters, Diane Godbey of New York, Tammy 
Godbey of Crab Orchard, and Lisa Hood of Lancaster; two brothers, Russell Godbey of Crab Orchard and Hoover 
Godbey of Stanford; three sisters, Silverene Adams of Crab Orchard, Flonnie Phillips of Lancaster and Marcella Floyd 
of South Carolina; two grandchildren whom he raised, Nicholas Godbey and Amanda Stutz; 10 grandchildren; and three 
step grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Larry T. Godbey, and a daughter, Donna Godbey Stutz.

Pallbearers will be Harold, Russell, Jeff, Richard, Matthew Godbey and Chester Adams. Honorary pallbearers are members 
of Calvary Hill Adult Sunday School Class. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home.  

 

            January 31, 2005 – Monday

GIFFORD, Roy F.                                                                 d. 30 Jan 2005

STANFORD - Roy Franklin Gifford, 58, of Stanford, died Sunday at his home.

Born Nov. 20, 1946, in McKinney, he was a son of the late Carl and Audrey Patterson Gifford. He was an electrician.

Survivors include two sons, Scott and Troy Gifford, both of Stanford; two brothers, Bobby Gifford of McKinney and 
Donnie Gifford of Casey County; a sister, Connie Sue Buis of Yosemite; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Green River Pentecostal Church by Rick Naylor. Burial will be in 
Buffalo Springs Cemetery
.

Pallbearers will be Keith Reichenbach, William Moore, Keith Bell, Joe Moore, David Smith and Haney Johnson. 
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

            January 05, 2005 – Wednesday

GIVENS, Shirley G.                                                                        d. 28 Dec 2004

Services for Shirley Greene Givens, 63, of Stanford, were Saturday at Boneyville Baptist Church by Robert Coulter Jr. 
Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Dec. 28 at his home.

Born Oct. 1, 1941, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Laura Stewart of Stanford and the late Preston "Billy" Givens.

He was an employee of Hitachi Automotive Product Co.

Other survivors include his wife, Sara Givens; three sons, Eric Givens of Louisville, Greg Givens of Stanford, and Kelvin 
Givens of Cincinnati; a daughter, Dionne Givens of Stanford, three sisters, Sandra Givens of Cincinnati, Deborah Moran 
of Las Cruces, N.M., and Cheryl Stewart of Lexington; three brothers, David Givens of Indianapolis, Mitchell Stewart 
of Burke, Va., and Barry Stewart of Lexington; a stepbrother, Fred Helm of Virginia Beach, Va.; and five grandchildren. 
(Some survivors were incorrectly identified in an earlier publication.) Smith-Jackson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

 

        November 9, 1998

GOOCH, Duke Opal
WAYNESBURG - Services for Duke Opal Gooch, 78, of Eubank, were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Barnett and Demrow 
Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
He died Saturday at his home. 
Born April 25, 1920 in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Clyde F. and Versie M. Reynolds Gooch. He was a cattleman, 
a member of Liberty Baptist Church and the widower of Lillian Cummins Gooch.
Survivors include two sons, Lonnie Gooch of Eubank and Larry Gooch of Crab Orchard; three daughters, Gina Eubank and 
Tammy Todd, both of Eubank, and Rhonda Brown of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Hobert Gooch of Columbus, Ohio, and 
Oris Gooch of Woodstock; two sisters, Verla Hamilton of Louisville and Nola McClure of Willailla; seven grandchildren; 
and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Nathan Eubank, Tommy Gooch, Derek Todd, Danny Bullock, Winfred Cummins and Steve Hawkins.  

 

 

         November 8, 1998 – Sunday

GOODIN, William G.                                                               d. 06 Nov 1998
MORELAND - William Green Goodin, 94, of Stanford died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Memorial Medical Center. 
Born Aug. 21, 1904, in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late Fountain and Cordelia Boyd Goodin.
He was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda Frances.
He is survived by his wife, Regina Bray Goodin.
Additional survivors include six sons, Paul and Lonnie Goodin, both of Danville, Wade Goodin of Taylorsville, Ind., Robert 
Goodin of Hayes, Kansas, and James and Johnnie Goodin, both of Stanford; two daughters, Elva Fitzpatrick of Indianapolis, 
and Blyth Burdine of Edinburg, Ind.; 21 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Worldstown Church of God in Junction City by the Rev. Wendall Douglas. Burial will be 
in Providence Cemetery in Pulaski County.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Randy, James Jr. and Michael Goodin, Kelly and Larry Burchett and Michael Sparkman. Honorary 
pallbearers are Jeremy and Jeffrey Goodin.   

 

         May 2, 1999

GOODIN, Virginia B.
MORELAND - Virginia Bray Goodin, 83, of Stanford died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 15, 1915, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Martha Atkins Bray. She was a 
homemaker, charter member of Worldstown Church of God, and the widow of William Green Goodin.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda Francis.
Survivors include six sons, Paul and Lonnie Goodin, both of Danville, Wade Goodin of Taylorsville, Ind., Robert Goodin 
of Hays, Kansas, and James and Johnnie Goodin, both of Stanford; two daughters, Elva Fitzpatrick of Indianapolis, Ind., 
and Blyth Burdine of Eddinburg, Ind.; a sister, Gladys Farmer of Junction City; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 
and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Worldstown Church of God by the Rev. Wendell Douglas. Burial will be in Providence 
Cemetery in Pulaski County.
Pallbearers will be Jeff, Jeremy, Michael and Randy Goodin, Kelly Burchett and Billy Burdine. Honorary pallbearers are 
Caleb Goodin, James Goodin Jr. and Lee Douglas.
Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, Moreland.   

 

        May 9, 1999

GUZMAN, Rodrigo S.
SOTELO, Genavio
A prayer service for Rodrigo S. Guzman and Genavio Sotelo will be held 7 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. 
Joe Muench. Visitation is after 3 p.m. until time of service. Burial will take place in Mexico.
Guzman and Sotelo died Thursday as the result of an auto accident on Ky. 34. Both men were employees of Kenneth 
Stamper Farms in Lincoln County.
Rodrigo Sorio Guzman, 28, of Stanford, was born March 13, 1971, in Vera Cruz, Mexico. He was a son of Benigno C. 
Guzman Escando and Melecia Osorio Vargas, both of Vera Cruz.
Other survivors include five sisters, Florinda Guzman Osorio, Anamaria Guzman Osorio, Petria Guzman Osorio, Dulce 
Guzman Osorio and MaTeresa Guzman Osorio; and two brothers, Aniceto Guzman Osorio and Sirano Gozman Osorio. 

Genavio SOTELO, 34, of Stanford, was born Feb. 10, 1966, in Vera Cruz, Mexico. He was a son of Crecencio Sotelo 
and Josesina Joachin, both of Vera Cruz. He also was a farm laborer in Lincoln County.
Other survivors include his wife, Isabell Sotelo of Stanford, and three sons, Juan Carlos Sotelo, Miguel Angel Sotelo and 
David Sotelo; a grandmother, Estefana Galmiche of Vera Cruz; three brothers, Juan Sotelo and Selso Sotelo, both of Vera 
Cruz, Jose L. Sotelo of Florida; and four sisters, Josefina Sotelo, Dora Sotelo, Minerva Sotelo and Martina Sotelo, all of 
Vera Cruz.   

 

                            February 2, 2005 – Wednesday

HATTER, Jeffrey G.                                                                    d. 01 Feb 2005  

WAYNESBURG - Services for Jeffrey Glenn Hatter, 42, of Phillippe Road, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Walltown Christian 
Church by Greg Powell. Burial will be in Dunham Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at his home.

Born Aug. 24, 1962, in Casey County, he was a son of Dallas and Elizabeth J. Durham Hatter of Waynesburg. He was a 
1980 graduate of Casey County High School and a member of Walltown Christian Church.

Survivors include a brother, Danny Hatter of Danville; and a sister, Annette Bell of Walltown.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Hatter, Darren Carman, Lynville Hatter, Charlie Walls, Junior Durham, Ronald Napier, Jason 
Richardson and Dale Turpin. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.  

 

          July 15, 1997

HAWN, Gerald C. Hawn
MORELAND - Services for Gerald Clifford Hawn, 82, of Junction City, were scheduled at 2 p.m. today at W.L. 
Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Michael Cox. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.
He died at home Saturday.
His sister, Willie Caldwell, is of Danville. This information and day of funeral was incorrect in Monday's paper.
Pallbearers will be Jim Caldwell, Micky Hawn, Eugene Bradley and James Dingman, Jessie Girdler, and Billy Toadvine.  

 

          February 2, 2005 – Wednesday

HENDRICKSON, Blondell                                                     d. 31 Jan 2005

STANFORD - Services for Blondell Hendrickson, of Harrison, Ohio, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home 
by the Rev. Wendell Johnson. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery, Brodhead, Rockcastle Co.

She died Monday at her home.

Born Jan. 18, 1935, in Brodhead, she was a daughter of the late Calloway and Mattie Niday Wilson. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Pearl Hendrickson; three sons, Woody Saylor of Dalton, Ga., Danny Saylor of Tennessee, 
and Ronnie Saylor of Chasworth, Ga.; a daughter, Kathy King of Harrison, Ohio; two sisters, Irene Wilkerson of 
Walton and Lucille Adams of Fairview, Ohio; eight brothers, Charles Wilson of Kentucky, Elbert Wilson, James 
Wilson and Earl Wilson, all of Brodhead, Robert Wilson of Waynesburg, Denver Wilson and Dallas Wilson, both 
of Crab Orchard, and Billy Wilson of Cincinnati; three stepchildren; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.  

 

         January 24, 2005 – Monday

HENSLEY, Ernest F.                                                              d. 22 Jan 2005

STANFORD - Ernest Floyd Hensley Sr., 87, of Stanford, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 25, 1917, in Clark County, he was a son of the late Richard E. and Carrie Dawson Hensley. He was a farmer 
and a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church in Danville where he had been a deacon and Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include his wife, Opal Dedman Hensley; three sons, Ernest F. Hensley Jr. of Virginia, Kenneth D. Hensley of 
Stanford and Richard H. Hensley of Whitley City; two daughters, Lisa Fox and Elizabeth Bowen, both of Stanford; a 
brother, Minor Hensley of Lexington; two sisters, Mary Aldridge of Nicholasville and Daisey Adams of Shelbyville; 
nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Brad King. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Dixon Dedman, Charles Hensley, Jerry Caldwell, Gabriel Hensley, Kenny Hensley and Scott Hensley. 
Honorary pallbearers are Manford Sims, Bob Marshbanks, Jim Reed, Tommy Owens, Ernest Waddell and Billy Stallard.  

 

         March 1, 1998

HOLMAN, Rose E. Baker                                                          d. 28 Feb 1998
BRODHEAD - Rose Evelyn Holman, 79, of Brodhead died Saturday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
Born March 23, 1918, she was a daughter of the late James and Josephine Wilson Baker. She was a homemaker and 
was a member of Brodhead Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Craig Holman; two daughters, Maxine Johnson of Nashville, Tenn., and Clara Faye 
Hawkins of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; two brothers, Ralph Clayton and Richard Baker, both of Crab Orchard; 
and three sisters, Ella Mae Edwards and Beulah Ball, both of Crab Orchard, and Sue Beth Gourley of Stanford.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals by the Revs. Mark Whicker and Dan 
Guttenson. Burial will in Piney Grove Cemetery. (Rockcastle Co.)
Pallbearers will be Mark, Steve and Jonathan Johnson; Kenny Ball; Michael Hawkins and Ralph Baker. Honorary 
pallbearers will be Tom and Johnny Holman, Johnny Wilcop, Paul Cox, Delbert Hawkins Sr. and Doug Barnett.    

 

       September 9, 1996 – Monday

HOPKINS, Walter M.                                                             d. 06 Sep 1996
CRAB ORCHARD - Walter Marvin Hopkins, 47, of Apopka, Fla., formerly of Crab Orchard, died Friday in Florida.
Born Sept. 30, 1948, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of Lola Hopkins of Crab Orchard and the late Walter Hopkins. 
He was a carpenter, an Army veteran of Vietnam and a member of the Baptist church.
Additional survivors include his wife, Wanda Owens Hopkins of Apopka; a daughter, Jessica Hopkins of Louisville; a 
stepdaughter, Latisha Owens of Apopka; two brothers, Leroy Hopkins of Harrogate, Tenn., and Doug Hopkins of 
Brodhead; and two sisters, Pernie Shearer of Stanford and Etta Mae Frith of Canneyville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Philadelphia Baptist Church, Brodhead, by the Revs. Shelby Reynolds and Dan 
Gutenson. Burial, with military rites by American Legion Post 38, Somerset, will be in
Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Louis Bishop, Ray Hatfield, Donnie Scheffler, Dewey Bryant, Gary Kidwell and Junior Asher.
Honorary pallbearers are Raymond Asher, Jerry Benge, Kenny Adams and Everett Adams.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

       October 8, 1997

HOOD, Franklin G.
CRAB ORCHARD - Franklin ``Glen'' Hood, 61, of Crab Orchard, died Sunday in White City, Ore.
Born May 25, 1936, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late James H. and Maggie Reedy Hood. He was a 
member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church. He was a welder and boilermaker, and a Marine veteran.
Survivors include a daughter, April Tennant of Greenfield, Ind.; two sons, Darren Hood of Shelbyville, Ind., and 
Barry Hood of Indianapolis, Ind.; three sisters, Flonnie Hawkins of Crab Orchard, Zella Saylor of Winchester, and 
Dorothy Chaney of Shelbyville, Ind.; a brother, Jack ``A.J.'' Hood of Crab Orchard; and a grandchild.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan
Gutenson. There will 
be no visitation.
 

 

        February 01, 2005 – Tuesday

HORTON, John B.                                                                     d. 30 Jan 2005

STANFORD - Graveside services for John B. Horton, 88, of Danville, formerly of Stanford, will be 10:30 a.m. 
Wednesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. David Peters.

He died Sunday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born May 18, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late John D. and Kate Phillips Horton. He was a farmer 
and a member of Crab Orchard Christian Church.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Sarah Horton of Stanford; a nephew, Frank Horton of Stanford; and nieces, Eleanor 
Estep of Stanford and Jenny Johnson of Stephenville, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Carter, Glen Campbell, Hobert Estep, Harry Goggin, Buckwheat Gilbert, Kenny Hodge, 
Bert McGohon and Roger Ledford. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Bryant, Gabe Gabriel, Danny Harmon and Fred 
Reichenbach.  

 

        January 19, 2005 - Wednesday

IRVIN, Ricky Dale                                                                         d. 17 Jan 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Ricky Dale Irvin, 48, of Liberty, formerly of Crab Orchard, will be 1 p.m. Thursday 
at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Darrell Gentry. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

He died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born June 12, 1956, in Danville, he was the son of Mabel L. Irvin of Crab Orchard and the late William B. Irvin. He was 
an employee of R.R. Donnelley and Sons in Danville and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Other survivors include his wife, Janet Watson Irvin; four sons, Bradley J. Irvin and Christopher S. Irvin, both of Crab 
Orchard, and Mathew D. Irvin and Lukas D. Irvin, both of Liberty; a brother, Tim Irvin of Carlton, Mich., and a sister, 
Tonya Smith of Crab Orchard.

Pallbearers will be Roger Irvin, Mark Leigh, Richard Wesley, Brandon Long, Mike Richardson and Johnny Acton.  

 

        July 4, 1999 – Sunday

JARMON, Bernice O.                                                              d. 30 June 1999
Bernice Ophelia Jarmon, 74, of Latimer Heights, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born 
Feb. 1, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ennis and Alice Garr. She was a member of Pine Lick 
Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Salem. 
Survivors include two daughters, Rosalyn Faulkner and Rita Hawkins, both of Danville; six sisters, Lottie Gooch, Hazel 
Jones, Pauline Walker, Georgia Wilkinson, Willie Garr and Vivyan Welch, all of Stanford; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Williams Jr. Burial will be in
Hill-n-Dale 
Cemetery
.
Pallbearers will be Eugene Gooch, Robert Brown, Joseph Johnson, Danny Jones, Phillip Walker and Michael Welch. Honorary 
pallbearers will be Edward Gooch, Paul Logan, James Welch, and Alonzo and James Wilkinson.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at First Missionary Baptist Church. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

       October 6, 1997

JEFFRIES, James H.
MORELAND - James Huston Jeffries, 83, of Moreland, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 14, 1914, in Casey County, he was a son of the late C.T. and Wavie True Jeffries. He was a farmer and a member 
of Brush Creek Baptist Church, Casey County.
Survivors include a son, Calvin Jeffries of Houston; three daughters, Ann Jeffries of Bryantsville, Elizabeth Martin of Danville 
and Eva Holt of Harrodsburg; four brothers, Harlan Jeffries of Stanford, Othal Jeffries of Moreland, Fred Jeffries of 
Cincinnati, Ohio, and Charles Jeffries of Battle Creek, Mich.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery.  

 

        January 16, 2005 – Sunday

KING, Charles                                                                                   d. 14 Jan 2005

STANFORD - Charles E. King, 83, of Hustonville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born March 24, 1921, in Hustonville, he was the son of the late Everett and Cletha Bastin King. He was retired from 
Corning Glass and a member of New Salem Baptist Church. He was the first fire chief of McKinney Volunteer Fire 
Department.

Survivors include his wife, Alta Belle King of Hustonville; two sons, Lowell King of Moreland and James King of New 
Salem; a daughter, Linda Carpenter of London; a brother, Lonnie King of Stanwood, Wash.; two sisters, Blanche Chadwell 
of New Salem and Mable Thompson of Danville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. G. W. Smith and Matthew Jones. Burial will be in 
Buffalo Springs Cemetery
.

Pallbearers will be Jason King, Jessie King, Timothy Carpenter, John King, Robby Henry and Coy Scott. Honorary 
pallbearers are Shane King, Jordan Scott and members of McKinney Volunteer Fire Department.  

 

            December 13, 1996

LANE, Tommy Wayne
MORELAND - Tommy Wayne Lane, 40, of Moreland, died Thursday at his mother's home after an illness.
Born Sept. 18, 1956, in Casey County, he was a son of Harlan Lane of Martinsville, Ind., and Mary Strother of Moreland. 
He was a gate hauler.
Additional survivors include his wife, Georgetta Andrews Lane of Paoli, Ind.; a daughter, Storie Downs of Paoli; a brother, 
Phillip P. Wilcher of Moreland; and a sister, Glenda Hill of Hustonville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery.  

 

           January 30, 2005 – Sunday

LAYER, Billy

BUFORD, Ga. - Billy L. Layer, 72, of Buford, Ga., died Jan. 14 in Georgia.

Born in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Jessie Layer and Betty Owens Layer. He was an Air Force veteran and 
a member of Hebron Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Billie G. Layer; two sons, Richard Layer of Roswell, Ga. and Michael Layer of Buford; a daughter, 
Cheryl L. Hayes of Hoachton, Ga.; a sister, Rosa Hines of Danville; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services were held Jan. 17 at Smith Memory Chapel by the Revs.Larry Wynn, Ray Gentry and Mac Palmer. Burial was in 
Barrow Memorial Gardens.  

 

            January 20, 1997

LYNN, Rev. Foster T.
LIBERTY - Rev. Foster Thomas Lynn, 58, Segal Wesley Avenue, died Saturday at home.
Born Jan. 6, 1939, in Hustonville, he was a son of the Rev. Hobart Lynn and Edith Lynn Jeffries. He was an employee of 
Aces Science Tech. He was an ordained Baptist minister and a retired teacher, having taught for 27 years in Hustonville 
High School and the Danville school system. He was formerly a member of the Army National Guard and president of 
the Casey County Ministerial Association and served on the board of directors.
He received his Master of Arts degree from Eastern Kentucky University and his bachelor of arts in mathematics from 
Centre College. He was a former pastor at Clearview Community Church, New Hope Church in Moreland, and Southern 
Avenue Baptist Church, Danville.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Allen Lynn; four sons, Kevin Lynn and Shane Lynn, both of Stanford, Jody Adams, 
Danville and Patrick Baker, Liberty; three daughters, Reda Randolph and Susan Wilson, both of Liberty and Lisa Hoover, 
Jamestown; a sister, Emma Whigham, Miami, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Poplar Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bill Leonard, Dennis and Carlos Allen, Gale Scott, Lynn and Matthew Adams.
Honorary pallbearers are Sherman Richards, Harvey M. Bartle, Wayne Lane, Woody Jones, Dr. Jack Cody, and members 
of the Casey County Ministerial Association.  

 

              January 24, 2005 – Monday

MAXEY, Amy F.                                                                      d. 21 Jan 2005

SHELBYVILLE - Amy Fletcher Maxey, 73, of Shelbyville, died Friday at Masonic Home of Shelbyville.

Born in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Carrie M. Baugh Fletcher. He was a former employee 
of Sears and former secretary for the Old Mason's Home and Crestview Health Care Center. She was a member of 
Buffalo Lick Baptist Church, and a former member of Shelbyville Business and Professional Women's Club.

Survivors include her husband, Dallas C. Maxey; a son, Mark Maxey of Waddy; a daughter, Dawn Caldwell of 
Lawrenceburg; three brothers, Lewis Fletcher of Richmond, Va., Hershel Fletcher of Junction City, and Dallas Fletcher 
of Stanford; three sisters, Frankie Barlow, Sue Martin and Nancy Henson, all of Stanford; four grandchildren; and two 
great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home by the Revs. Jesse Baxter and John Lansford. 
Burial will be in Bagdad Cemetery.  

         

         September 4, 1998

MILLER, Carl D.  
MORELAND - Carl Dean ``Deanie'' Miller, 43, of Hustonville, died Wednesday at his home.
Born Nov. 29, 1954, in Laurel, Miss., he was a son of Dixie Hallene Reed Miller of Hustonville and the late Bernice 
Edmond Miller. He was a carpenter having worked for Wilcher Construction, and a member of Hustonville Christian Church.
Other survivors include two brothers, John A. Miller and Freddie Miller, both of Hustonville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Michael Stump. Burial will be in Houstonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brian, James and Eddie Miller, Kelly Hazlett, Wayne Russell and Willis Lane.

             

            July 1, 1999 – Thursday

MUNFORD, Roger L.                                                          d, 29 June 1999
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Roger Lynn Munford, 56, of Cascade, Mich., died Tuesday.
Survivors include his wife, Sally Munford; three sons, Rodney Munford of Stanford, Andrew Staub of Grand Rapids and 
Jonathan Staub of Indianapolis; four daughters, Melanie Harris of Stanford, Kelly and Laura Staub, both of Grand Rapids, 
and Libby Staub of Idaho; two brothers, Donnie and Billie Munford, both of Campbellsville; a sister, Raegena Regets of 
Hamilton, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Robert of Newminster Church. Burial will be in
Cascade Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Haiti Outreach, St. Robert of Newminster Church, 6477 Ada Drive SE, Ada, Mich., 49301.  

 

         May 4, 1997

PADGETT, Lillie E.
WAYNESBURG - Lillie Ellen Padgett, 79, of Cemetery Road, died Thursday at University of Kentucky Chandler 
Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Aug. 8, 1917, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Natalie Gadberry Haste. She 
was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Roy Burlin Padgett; two sons, Ralph E. Padgett and Daryl W. Padgett, both of 
Waynesburg; four grandchildren; and a step grandchild.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Wiley B. Faw Sr. Burial 
will be in
Double Springs Cemetery.  

 

          August 10, 1997

PIKE, Rebecca Sue
MORELAND - Services for Rebecca Sue Pike, 45, of the Butchertown community, Parksville, will be 2 p.m. today at 
W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Delas Earles. Burial will be in the
Hustonville Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 23, 1951, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Delbert Wilson and Nellie Watts Wilson of Parksville.
She had worked several years at Charleston Nursing Home in Danville as a dietitian and was a member of the Butchertown 
|Friendship Baptist Church.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sons, Travis and Julian Pike, both of Parksville; a sister, Almeda Devine of 
Harrodsburg; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Southerland, Delbert and Bobby Maddox, Buster, Carl and Wayne Watts.  

 

           February 3, 2005 – Thursday

POLLARD, Hubert Lee                                                                       d. 2 Feb 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Hubert Lee Pollard, 84, of Waynesburg, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

He was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church and a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Lois V. Denson Pollard; two daughters, June Pollard Roundtree of Crab Orchard and Alma 
J. Pollard of Waynesburg; and a son, Johnny Pollard of Waynesburg.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by Chester Cornett. Burial will be 
Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.
 

 

 

                        May 8, 1998

REID, Vela Moran
LEXINGTON - Vela Moran Reid, 84, of Lexington, died Thursday at Samariatan Hospital.
Born in Casey County, she was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church for over 50 years and taught Sunday 
school. She was a retired Fayette County
teacher and State social worker.
Survivors include two daughters, Faith A. Osborne of Lexington and Rebecca Pope of Dallas, Texas; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Centenary United Methodist Church, Lexington, by the Rev. Donald Durham, and 
3 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral
Home, Moreland. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home and 2 p.m. until time of service Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral 
Home. 

 

        January 04, 2005 – Tuesday

  REYNOLDS, Nellie I. Smith                                                                  d. 03 Jan 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Nellie Irene Smith Reynolds, 70, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at Rockcastle County Hospital.

Born May 26, 1934, in Rockcastle County, she was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle E. Poynter Smith. She 
was a homemaker and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Ella Mae Wren of Nebo, N.C., and Tresa G. Murphy of Crab Orchard; a son, Earl D. 
Reynolds of Stanford; three brothers, Floyd "Buster" Smith of Broughtontown, James W. "Watt" Smith of Waynesburg 
and Arvel G. Smith of Copper Creek; a sister, Sarah E. Bullock of South Carolina; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Dix River Church 
of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David, Jeff and Lester Smith, Earl D. Reynolds Jr., Richie Clouse and Anthony Lissall. Honorary 
pallbearers are Glen Smith, David Campbell, Rick Rose and Paul Morgan.  

 

           December 26, 1997

RUSSELL, Edward Jr.
MORELAND - Edward Russell Jr., 72, of Hustonville, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 17, 1925, in Casey County, she was a son of the late Eddie and Sarah Smith Russell. He was a retired farmer 
and former owner/operator of Russell Grocery. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of Hustonville Baptist 
Church.
Survivors include his wife, Betty True Russell; two daughters, Donna S. Robertson of Hustonville and Judy A. Melear of 
Louisville; two brothers, Carl Russell of Hustonville and Johnny Russell of Danville; two sisters, Nancy R. Dakin of 
Indianapolis, Ind., and Elizabeth Hullett of Burlington; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a stepgrandson.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Eddie Reynolds and Greg Nimmo. Burial 
will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Wayne, Mike and Mark Russell, Bo Middleton, Genie Dunn, Jody McCowan and Reed Baierlein.  

 

           January 04, 2005 – Tuesday

SAYLOR, William H.                                                                   d. 01 Jan 2005

STANFORD - William Howard Saylor, 75, of Maywood Road, died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical 
Center in Lexington.

Born Nov. 24, 1929, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Richard W. and Alice P. VanWinkle Saylor.

He was a truck driver and a member of Fairview Baptist Church, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include a companion, Bernadine Altemeyer of Stanford; a brother, Frank Saylor of Providence, R.I.; two 
sisters, June Maupin of Hamilton, Ohio, and Mary Sizemore of Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Denham, Cathy Denham, Lewis Atwood, Frank Burns, Lonnie Maples and Wilbur England.

Services will be noon Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Gary King. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery
Honorary pallbearers are members of American Legion Post 345.  

 

          July 23, 1998 – Thursday

SHEENE, Robert D.                                                                  d. 21 July 1998
MORELAND - Services for Robert Durham Sheene, 81, of Moreland, will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home 
by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at his home.
Born Feb. 28. 1917, in Boyle County, he was a son the late William L. and Anna Gooch Sheene. He was a retired carpenter, 
an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Moreland United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Iva Dean Bradshaw Sheene; two sons, Benny Sheene of Middleburg and Robert Sheene Jr. of 
Liberty; two daughters, Janice DeBord of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Nancy Randolph of Richmond; a sister, Carrie Hamn of 
Indiana; five brothers, Eugene Sheene of Moreland, Grady Sheene of Gloucester, Va., Donald Sheene of Newport News, 
Va., Dallas Sheene of Hampton, Va., and Kenneth Sheene of Abelene, Texas, 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Benny and Robert Sheene, Gary DeBord, Val Randolph and Daryol and Danny Bailey.  

 

          January 14, 2005

SILVER, Mayme                                                                                  d. 13 Jan 2005

STANFORD - Services for Mayme Silver, 94, of Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at 
Fox Funeral Home by David Smith. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

She died Thursday in Danville.

Born June 5, 1910, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Monty C. "Jake" and Betty P. Adams Young. She 
was a retired switchboard operator at University of Syracuse in New York, and a member of Moreland Christian Church. 
She was the widow of Saufley Floyd and Steve Silver.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley June Young of Danville; two brothers, Norman Young of Stanford and Ralph Young 
of Highland; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today 
and after 9 a.m. Saturday.  

 

          September 23, 1997

SINKHORN, Sallie Plummer
Sallie Bea Plummer Sinkhorn, 78, of Depot Street, Stanford, died Sunday at University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.
Born March 19, 1919, she was a daughter of the late John and Minnie Parker Plummer. She was a homemaker and the widow 
of Claude Wilson Sinkhorn.
Survivors include a nephew, Melvin Lister of Junction City.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Junction City Cemetery by the Rev. C.H. Gordon.
Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.  

 

          February 01, 2005 – Tuesday

SMILEY, John

STANFORD - John "Jack" Smiley, 82, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Liberty, died Monday at Hospice Care Center in Cincinnati.

Born June 5, 1922, in Lancaster, he was a son of Carey and Liza Carmen. He was a retired truck driver, a Navy veteran of 
World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include two sons, John and Bill Smiley, both of Cincinnati; a daughter, Shelly Norman of Cincinnati; six grandchildren; 
and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by Rob Cox. Military rites will be performed by Castle 
Saufley Post 18, American Legion.  

 

          October 6, 1997

SMITH, Pauline Ellis
MORELAND - Pauline Ellis Smith, 88, of Middleburg, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 24, 1909, in Ellisburg, Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Burl and Elizabeth Stokley Ellis. She was a 
homemaker, member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church, Casey County, and widow of George W. Smith Sr.
Survivors include a son, George W. Smith Jr.; a daughter, Gloria Thomas of Moreland; two brothers, Colbert Ellis of Indianapolis, 
Ind., and O.B. Ellis of Richmond; two sisters, Martha Jeffries of Hustonville; and Elenora Luster of Middleburg; seven 
grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. James Lynn. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery.  

 

          January 25, 2005, Tuesday

SMITH,  Lottie E.

WAYNESBURG - Lottie Ellis Smith, 87, of Vevay, Ind., died Sunday in Vevay.

Born July 25, 1917, in Waynesburg, she was a daughter of the late Ed N. and Annie May Singleton Smith. She was a practical 
nurse and a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include her sister-in-law and caregiver, Juanita Smith of Burlington; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Kaskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay by the Rev. Howard Wade. Burial will 
be in Double Springs Cemetery.  

 

          February 01, 2005 – Tuesday

SOUTHERLAND, Kenneth

MORELAND - Services for Kenneth Southerland, 79, of Butchertown, formerly of Hamilton, Ohio, will be 2 p.m. 
Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church by David Fralix. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

He died Monday at Casey County Hospital.

Born July 29, 1925, in Moreland, he was the son of the late Charlie and Bessie Taylor Southerland. He was the 
widower of Flonnie "Teenie" Cutter Southerland and a World War II Army veteran.

He was a chef, a farmer, and worked for Horn Lumber Co. He attended New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sisters, Margaret Maddox and Eva Jenkins, both of Moreland. Pallbearers will be Ralph 
Jenkins, John Carrier, David and Cecil Maddox, Russell Shaffer and Barry Cutter.

   

 

          January 06, 2005- Thursday

TURNER, Betty B.                                                                      d. 04 Jan 2005

LANCASTER - Services for Betty Sue Brummett Turner, 58, of Crab Orchard Road, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ramsey 
Funeral Home by the Rev. Thurman Pearson. Burial will be in Cartersville Cemetery. She died Tuesday at her home.

Born Nov. 28, 1946, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late George and Reatha Browning Brummett. She 
was a member of Hour of Redemption Church.

Survivors include her husband, Chester Turner; two daughters, Reba Turner of Lancaster and Carol Turner of Stanford
two sons, Marvin Turner of Lancaster and Michael Turner of Stanford; her former husband, Robert M. Turner of 
Lancaster; six brothers, Hulen Brummett and Buddy Brummett, both of Garrard County, Cliston Brummett of South 
Carolina, Jimmy "Jargo" Brummett of Jackson County, Roy Browning of Lancaster and Tony Browning of Stanford;  
two sisters, Nancy Cash of South Carolina, and Doris Poynter of Berea; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Mark Turner, Mark Turner Jr., Mickie Poynter, Shane Poynter, Roger Davis and D.J. Lierette.  

 

       January 04, 2005 - Tuesday

TURNER, Margo                                                                       d. 29 Dec 2004                            

Services for Margo Turner, 49, of Lincoln County, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethel AME Church by the Rev. Dana 
Dawkins. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County.

She died Wednesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center in Somerset.

Born Jan 2, 1955, in Danville, she was the daughter of Airy Lee Turner of Lincoln County, and the late Edward Harris. 
She was a member of Bethel AME Church in Stanford, and served in the Army.

Other survivors include three brothers, Robert J. Alcorn of Tampa, Fla., Richard C. Alcorn of Stanford and Paul D. 
Turner of Everett, Wash.

Pallbearers will be Clarence Gooch, George Miller, Jeff Gooch, Mark Gooch, James Suter and Harry Napier. Honorary 
pallbearers are Edward Brown, Mitchell Helm, Kenneth Gooch and Roger Gooch.  

 

       January 25, 2005 – Tuesday

WALLS, Cindy Atkins  

STANFORD - Services for Cindy Walls, 47, of Kings Mountain, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Waynesburg Pentecostal 
Church by Billy Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born June 2, 1957, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Bill Atkins and Marie Terry Atkins Cox. She was a 
certified nursing assistant at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center and a member of Waynesburg Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Dean Walls Sr.; two sons, Bryan K. Walls of Kings Mountain and Larry D. Walls Jr. 
of Waynesburg; one half brother, Michael T. Atkins of Louisville; one stepbrother, Frankie Lee of Louisville; one sister, 
Connie Bastin of Hustonville; one stepsister, Debbie Lee of Russell Springs; and four grandchildren.  

 

        January 4, 1999

WATKINS, Bill Ray
MORELAND - Bill Ray Watkins, 65, of Greensburg, Ind., formerly of Lincoln County, died Saturday in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born Nov. 4, 1933, in Perry County, he was a son of the late George and Beatrice Patrick Watkins. He was an Army 
veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Atkins Watkins; a son, Bobby Watkins of Lansing,
Mich.; two stepsons, Bill Waddell of 
Elizabethtown and Tony Waddell of New Salem; six stepdaughters, Billie Jo Gault of Greensburg; Sherry Rosser, Missy 
Trunell and Jenny Hayes, all of Elizabethtown, Vicki Bodner of Louisville and Kim Rodgers of Danville; a sister, Bonnie 
McWhorter of New Salem; 14 step grandchildren; and a step great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Rick Naylor and Herman Meaders. Burial 
will be in New Salem Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kim and Larry McWhorter, George Yocum, Ryan Gault, Jimmy Trunell and Doc Ray.  

 

        August 11, 1999

WILLIAMS, Bessie Walls  
STANFORD -- Services for Bessie Ilee Williams, 92, of Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Green River Pentecostal 
Church by Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Eason Cemetery. 
She died Monday at her home. 
Born May 21, 1907, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Whitt and Louanna Walls. She was a homemaker 
and a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. She was the widow of Arid Williams.
Survivors include two daughters, Bertha VanHook of Hustonville and Morene Willis of Amelia, Ohio; two brothers, Jim 
Walls of McKinney and George Walls of Geneva; a sister, Amanda Gaddis of Geneva; 22 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; 
and 53 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Junior and Clell Williams; and two daughters, Helen Williams and Luna Walls.
Pallbearers will be Randall and Heath Alford, Jamie Martin, Chad Durham, Adam Epling, and Joshua, Jeremy and Chris 
VanHook. Honorary pallbearers are Trenton Van-Hook and Jerry Walls.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at the church.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

           February 3, 1999

WOOD, Kathleen Helm
STANFORD - Kathleen Helm Wood, 76, of Louisville, died Monday at Alliance Medical Center. 
Survivors include a son, Bob Wood of Bloomington, Ind., and two daughters, Jacqui Brinckley of Bloomington, Ind., and 
Jenni Wood of Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Lorene Fox of Stanford; and three grandchildren.
Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Highland Presbyterian Church, Louisville.
Memorials may go to Highland Presbyterian Church, 1101 Cherokee Road, Louisville, 40204. Information courtesy of 
the Fox Funeral Home.   

 

        May 22, 1996

WOOTEN, Hollis J.
MORELAND - Hollis J. Wooten, 66, of Hustonville died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born Feb. 18, 1939, in Tennessee, he was a son of the late Coy and Eddie Doss Wooten. He was retired from General 
Motors, Indianapolis, after 30 years as an overhead crane operator. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and 
was a member of Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Means Wooten; a stepdaughter, Barbara Fair of Hustonville; a stepmother, Grace Wooten 
of Indianapolis; three sisters, Burdene Perdue of Lafayette, Tenn., Sarah Wooten of Indianapolis and Mary Whittman of 
Indianapolis; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Hustonville Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul Bunger. Burial will be in
Hustonville 
Cemetery
with military rites by the Caswell Saufley American Legion Post. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt 
Funeral Home.  

 

        January 05, 2005 – Wednesday

YOCUM, Connie Sue                                                                           d. 03 Jan 2005

WAYNESBURG - Services for Connie Sue Bullock Yocum, 45, of Waynesburg, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant 
View Baptist Church by Vola Brown. Burial will be in
Russell Family Cemetery.

She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 1, 1959, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Tyrone Eldridge of Waynesburg and Helen Holloway of 
Danville.

She was a beautician, Lincoln County school bus driver, mail carrier and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. 
She was a 1977 graduate of Lincoln County High School.

Survivors include a son, Jeff Bullock of Stanford; a daughter, Angie Goetz of Waynesburg; two stepdaughters, Heather 
and Megan Yocum, both of Stanford; four half brothers, Scott Holloway and Jim Russell, both of Stanford, Roy Russell 
of Waynesburg and Tony Eldridge of Liberty; two stepbrothers, Rodney Sims of Stanford and Larry Russell of 
Waynesburg; a half sister, Tracy Eldridge of Danville; a stepsister, Carol Sims of Danville; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Rick and Rob Slone, David, Glenn, John and Roy Eldridge.

Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Robbins, John Clausen, Connie Padgett, Darlene Vest, Mary Ann Goetz, Bonnie 
Yocum, Anna Mae Yocum and Pam Denham. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home and 
after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.  

 

          January 21, 2005

YOUNG, Imogene Spencer                                                                d. 19 Jan 2005

STANFORD - Services for Imogene Young, 79, of Cloverdale Drive, Danville, were today at Fox Funeral Home by 
the Revs. Don Scilley and Dennis Spencer. Burial was in Highland Methodist Cemetery.

She died Wednesday at her home.

Born Aug. 22, 1925, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Ward and Florence Mitchell Edwards. She was 
a sales clerk at the Louisville Store in Danville and a member of Parksville Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Beverly Young; a son, Brian Steele Harmon of Danville; two stepsons, Dwight J. Young 
of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Daniel A. Young of Bethlehem, Pa.; a daughter, Vickie A. Senior of Danville; two sisters, 
Opal E. Best of Danville and Joyce Edwards of Parksville; and seven grandchildren.

(The sisters were listed incorrectly in Thursday's paper due to a staff error.)

Pallbearers were Allen Edwards, Junie Boyd, Blaine Tinsley, Brent Pierce and Ron Burgin. Honorary pallbearers are 
Michael Jones and Bill Wood.