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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #31

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto 

AUSTIN, Thomas   BAILEY, George W., Sr. BAKER, Violet May  
BASTIN, Johnetta   BELL, Edith Wilder   BIRD, Pauline Coleman  
BOYER, Juanita Marler   BRIGHT, Roberta Helm   BULLOCK, James William  
BURKE, Paris, Sr.   CALHOUN, Coy CAMPBELL, Nannie V. Pittman  
CAUDILL, James Lowell   CAUDILL, Judy Blanton   CLEMENTS, Brilla Rose  
COFFMAN, Edith R. Cochran   CURTSINGER, Ida Herring   DALY, Mary Ann Mullins  
DAVIS, Serenity Paige   DENNEY, Jasper Charlie DENNIS, Bennie  
DENNY, Ben Franklin   DENNY, Joetta Lane   DUNAWAY, Russell H.  
DURHAM, Nina Denham   DYE, George   ELKINS, James Walton  
FARMER, Glenn M.   FIELDS, Lovell   FISHER, William P.  
FOX, Josie Marie Atwood   GILMER, Ralph   GOOCH, John  
GOOCH, Opal Bolin GRIFFIN, Wanda M. Atwood GRUBBS, Brandon Lee
HAWLEY, Clara M.   HAZLETT, Linda Sue   HILTON, Thelma Owens  
HODGE, Gene   JAMES, Naval Leo   JOHNSON, Floyd, Rev.  
LAMBERT, Mary A. Edwards   MARCUM, Nora F. Bates   McCOWAN, George Edward  
McMULLIN, Lema   MEEKS, Bettie Salyers   MONTGOMERY, Eugene  
OAKS, Arthur  OAKES, John, Jr.   OGLE, Jack Wesley  
O'MALLEY, Ann Reid   OWENS, Robert   PADGETT, Lloyd, Jr.  
POLSTON, Orville   RACHFORD, Dennis John   REYNOLDS, Michael  
RIFFE, James Vernon   ROBINSON, Silvin   SALLEE, Charles Randolph  
SCHNIEDERS, Betty B. Chapman   SEARS, William Thomas   SIMS, Thelmar  
SMITH, Jean Ball   SMITH, Rosa Belle Naylor   SMITH, Roy Lee  
SOWDER, James Franklin   TILLETT, Pearlea VonLinger   TODD, Hershel L.  
UNDERWOOD, Zella Denney Harris  UPCHURCH, Isabell Rice   WATTS, Helen Griffin  
WHELLER, George Roy   WHITENACK, Dakota   WILDER, William H.  
WILLIAMS, Elizabeth Goodpaster      

 

 

               December 18, 2001 – Tuesday  

AUSTIN, Thomas                                                                 d. 19 Dec 2001

Mr. Thomas Austin, 84, Kings MT passed away Wednesday December 19, 2001 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

He was born November 27, 1917, a son of the late Hanford Austin and Isabelle (Stamper) Austin. He was a Farmer, Miner, a member of Waynesburg Masonic Lodge #328 and a member of Little Pilgrims Rock Old Regular Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Venessie (Watts) Austin whom he married on September 2, 1939: one son, Ronda (and Gloria) Austin, Lancaster, PA: two daughters, Nelda (and James) Fields, Whitesburg, KY and Evelyn (and Steven) Hensley, Versailles, KY: one sister, Marjorie Adams, Whitesburg, KY: two good friends, Robert Ratliff and Raymond Rogers, Kings Mt.: 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: four brothers, Arvil, Claude, john and Lotus Austin: one grandchild, Ronica Lynn Austin.

Funeral services will be at Noon, Saturday December 22, 2001 at the Little Pilgrims Rock Old Regular Baptist Church in Waynesburg, KY with Brother Charles Tackett, Brother Grant Tackett and Brother Murl Caudill officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. at Little Pilgrims Rock Old Regular Baptist Church.

Expression s of sympathy may take the form of donations to Little Pilgrims Rock Old Regular Baptist Church, Waynesburg, KY. The Morris and Hislope Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

 

 

            September 29, 2005 – Thursday

BAILEY, George W., Sr.                                                           d. 26 Sep 2005

George W. Bailey, Sr., 93, of Crab Orchard, died on Monday, Sept. 26 at the Christian Care Center in Lancaster.

A native of Harlan Co., he was born June 5, 1912 to the late Enoch and Martha Saylor Bailey. He was a 1932 graduate of Lincoln Memorial College, member of the High Splint Baptist Church, former Crab Orchard City Clerk, Police Judge, and board member of the Crab Orchard Medical Clinic, a retired radio and television repairman, and the widower of Drusilla Williams Bailey.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Bess Pennington and Luda Bailey; and a brother, William Bailey.

Survivors include six daughters, Sharon Dale and Sheila (Dickie) Kidd both of Stanford, Janet Parson of Louisville, Martha Moore of Lexington, Barbara (Rick) Maschek of Hesperia, CA., and Susan (David) Sowder of Lancaster; one son, George W. (Lois) Bailey, Jr. of Rocky Mount, NC.; one brother, John Bailey of Cleveland, TN.; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, Sept. 29) at 1 p.m. at the McKnight Funeral Home with Bro. Daryl Hodge officiating. Burial will be in the Crab Orchard Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Reed Parsons, Scott and David Sowder, Jesse Crenshaw, Dickie Kidd and Brian Bailey.

 

             August 25, 2005 – Thursday

BAKER, Violet M.                                                                   d. 24 Aug 2005

Violet May Baker, 27, of Junction City, died Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Sept. 14, 1977, in Dowagiac, Mich., she was the daughter of Sharon L. Phillips Baker of Junction City and the late Daniel J. Baker. She was a student at National College of Business and a member of Health Occupation Students of America. She was a graduate of Garrard County High School and a member of the Holiness church.

Other survivors include four brothers, Vernon Baker of Monroeville, Ind., Danny R. Baker of Lancaster, Eugene A. Lucas of Constantine, Mich., and Kevin L. Lucas of Elkhart, Ind.; and three sisters, Amy S. Baker and Connie L. Riley, both of Junction City, and Amanda L. Hale of Berea.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Arnold Saylor Jr. Burial will be in Ramsey Cemetery, Crab Orchard.

 

             October 06, 2005 – Thursday

BASTIN, Johnetta                                                                    d. 01 Oct 2005

Johnetta Bastin, 58, of Halls Gap, died Saturday, Oct. 1 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

A native of Lincoln Co., she was born April 6, 1947 to the late Earl and Dollie Slone Bastin. She worked at ATR for 25 years and was a member of the Mt. Moriah Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Scott Carpenter of McKinney and Danny Smith of Broughtontown; two brothers, Albert Bastin of Halls Gap and Dean Bastin of Burnside; three sisters, Louise Miracle and Jo Board both of Halls Gap and Tootsie Roberts of Liberty; four grandchildren, Brittany Carpenter, Alyssa Smith, Zebadiah Carpenter and Ansleigh Brown; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Mt. Moriah Christian Church with Rev. Rob Cox officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Scott Carpenter, Danny Smith, Bill Miracle, Greg Miracle, Jamie Board, Jeff Board, Marc Muse, and Rob Muse. Spurlin Funeral Home of Stanford was in charge of the arrangements.

     

 

            March 10, 1998 – Tuesday

BELL, Edith Wilder                                                              d. 08 Mar 1998
Edith Wilder Bell, 95, of Orange City, Fla., formerly of Moreland, died Sunday in Orange City.
Born Sept. 25, 1902, in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late Calvin and Argin Worley Wilder. She was a postal 
clerk for Moreland Post Office, a member of Hustonville Baptist Church and the widow of Allen E. Bell.
Survivors include a sister, Thelma Russell of Louisville; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at
Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Kenneth Fendley.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.  

 

                May 24, 2001 – Thursday - The Woodford Sun, Versailles, KY

BIRD, Pauline Coleman                                  d. 15 May 2001 
Pauline Coleman Bird, 83, of Stanford, formerly of Lexington, died Tuesday, May 15, 2001. Born in Mt. Vernon, 
she was the daughter of the late Herbert Tandy and Pauline Coleman Young. She was a member of Woodland Christian 
Church, Lexington.   Survivors include several nieces, including Mrs. Raymond Caudell of Versailles; and six great- A nieces 
and -nephews. A sister, Hester Louise Bowman, and a brother, James Preston Young, are   deceased. Private funeral service 
was conducted in the Lexington Cemetery by the Rev. William B. Kincaid III. The W. R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway, Lexington, 
was in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to Woodland Christian Church.

 

 

           March 04, 2005 – Friday

BOYER, Juanita Marler

ELLSINORE, MO - Juanita Sue Marler Boyer, 70, of Ellsinore died Wednesday, March 2, 2005.

Mrs. Boyer was born Dec. 24, 1934, in Waynesboro, KY. She was the daughter of the late John T. and Molly M. Petrey 
Marler. She was a lifetime resident of the Ellsinore area and a retired nurse having worked in the Doctor's Hospital in Poplar 
Bluff and in Home Health Care. She was a member of the Lord's Chapel Church. She enjoyed being active in her church and 
her cats, horses and livestock.

On Feb. 29, 1964, she was united in marriage to Charles Boyer at Eminence. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include three daughters, Mary Sue Skiner, Shyanne Buffington and Sarah Diane Hayes, all of Poplar Bluff; three 
sons, Charlie J. Boyer of Tulsa, Okla., Rowdy Dale Boyer and Paul Edward Boyer, both of Poplar Bluff; one half-sister, Ruby 
Alcorn of Rockcastle, Ky.; five grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Monday in the McSpadden Funeral Home in Ellsinore. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. 
in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Greg Faughn officiating. Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Ellsinore. [Daily 
American Republic Newspaper]

 

          November 07, 2005 – Monday

BRIGHT, Roberta Helm                                                     d. 04 Nov 2005

Roberta Bright, 85, of Stanford, died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Feb. 10, 1920, in Stanford, she was a daughter of the late Hugh and Betty Helm. She was a member of Boneyville Baptist 
Church, Pansy Social Club, Federation Association of Colored Women's Club and first vice president of South District Women's 
Missionary Auxiliary. She was retired from National Casket Co., formerly in Lancaster, and the widow of Jesse F. "Frank" Bright.

Survivors include a stepson, Jesse F. Bright of Lexington; a stepdaughter, Maxine Stevenson of Cincinnati; a brother, Joe Will
Helm of Stanford; and two sisters, Viola Farmer of Cincinnati and Mildred Gooch of Stanford.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Boneyville Baptist Church by Robert Coulter Jr. and Oliver Miller Jr. Burial will be in Crab 
Orchard Cemetery
. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

              January 21, 2004 – Wednesday

 

BULLOCK, James William "Dub"                                      d. 19 Jan 2004

James William "Dub" Bullock, Jr., 55, of Richmond, died Monday, January 19, 2004, at his home. He was born on 
January 1, 1949 in Crab Orchard, KY and was the son of Nola Brock Bullock and the late James W. Bullock, Sr.

He was a decorated Army Veteran who served in the Vietnam War, receiving the Purple Heart. He was a life member 
of the V.F.W. Post #7098, Richmond, a Kentucky Colonel and a life member of AMVETS since 1983. He was the 
owner and operator of Yesterday's Bar & Grill, a local Richmond Club.

He is survived by the love of his life, Arlene Hammons, of Richmond; his mother, Nola Bullock of Winchester; three sisters, 
Charlene (Glenn) Allen, Sue (Ray) Carpenter and Janet (Wayne) Gibson, all of Winchester; four brothers, Carl B. (Charlotte), 
Paul, Dale, and Jimmy Bullock, all of Winchester as well as many aunts, uncles nieces, nephews and many dear Richmond 
friends and patrons.

Pallbearers will be Glen Allen, Scott Allen, Wayne Gibson, Carl Wayne Ashcraft, Robbie Hammons and Jimmy Dale 
Carpenter. Dean Brock and members of the VFW will serve as honorary bearers.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2004, at the Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home with Tommy 
Schooler officiating. Burial will follow at the Winchester Cemetery where military honors will be observed. Visitation will 
be from 9 a.m. Thursday until service time at the funeral home.

    

          

                March 7, 2005- Monday  
BURKE, Paris, Sr.

Mr. Paris Burke, Sr., 81, of Crab Orchard, KY, died on Sunday, March 6, 2005 at his home. He was the husband of 
Mrs. Sally Hazel Wallin Burke.

He was born on April 8, 1923 in East Bernstadt, KY to the late Pete and Elizabeth (Brummett) Burke. He was a retied 
employee of the Texas Eastern Gas Company. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Beech 
Grove Baptist Church.  

Survivors include; his wife Sally of Crab Orchard, whom he married on November 26, 1948; daughters; Brenda (Ray) 
Denny of Crab Orchard, Shirley (Terry) Weber of Nicholasville, KY., Diane (Wayne) Edwards of Paint Lick, KY., 
one son, Paris Burke, Jr. (Liz) of Stanford, Ky. Also surviving are brothers; J. W. and Glen, both of Brodhead, KY., 
Bobby of Pensacola, FL.

Sisters; Ella Mae Lanham of Berea, Ky, Jewell Maxine Murphy of Colonial Heights, VA., Shirley Smith, of Crab 
Orchard; 12 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Sandy Kay Burke, brothers; James Boyd Burke, Edwine Burke 
and Pete Burke, Jr. and a sister, Rosa Lee Nickell.

Pallbearers are; Michael Edwards, Chris Cope, Andrew Denny, Mathew Cope, Jeremy St. Lawrence and Josh Brown.

Services will be 12:30 PM, Wednesday, March 09, 2005 at the Stanford Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Hall officiating. 
Burial will take place at Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military honors by the Caswell Saufley American Legion 
Post # 18. McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

              November 6, 2005 – Sunday

CALHOUN, Coy                                                                 d. 03 Nov 2005

MORELAND - Services for Coy Calhoun, 74, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. today at W.L Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. 
David Smith. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery.

He died Thursday at Ephriam McDowell Regional Medical Center.

 

 

           December 20, 2001 – Thursday  

CAMPBELL, Nannie V. Pittman                                            d. 18 Dec 2001

Nannie Virginia (Pitman) Campbell, 95, Walnut Grove Community passed away Tuesday December 18, 2001 at 
Britthaven Nursing Home.

She was born May 13, 1906 the daughter of the late John Thomas Pitman and Viola (McClure) Pitman. She was a 
homemaker and a member of the Walnut Grove Church of Christ.

Survivors include five nephews; John W. Pitman, Winston Salem, NC, Charles Pitman Bloomington, IN, Vernon Junior 
Pitman Bloomington, IN, James Pitman and Glenn Pitman both of Somerset: six nieces; Bea Hood of Shelborn IN, Mae 
Koonz of Bloomington IN, Lorene Pitman and Virginia Graves both of Paris KY, Marie Reynolds and Ruby Taylor both 
of Somerset; one sister-in-law Lizzie Pitman of Somerset.

She was preceded in death by her parents John Thomas and Viola (McClure) Pitman, her husband Logan Frank Campbell; 
two brothers Beasil V. Pitman and Earl J. Pitman; one niece Marie Corns.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday December 21, 2001 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home, with Bro. 
Marvin Cromer officiating. Burial will be in the
Friendship Cemetery. Visitations will be after 6:00 P.M. Thursday 
December 21, 2001 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home. Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

           

               May 28, 2004 – Friday

CAUDILL, James L.,                                                         d. 26 May 2004

WAYNESBURG - James Lowell Caudill, 71, of Rocky Hollow Road, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born 
Aug. 13, 1932, in Letcher County, he was the son of the late George M. and Dora A. Fields Caudill. He was a carpenter,
 farmer and Army veteran of the Korean War.  Survivors include his wife, Ruth Clarkson Caudill; three brothers, Beckham 
Caudill of Blackey, John Caudill of Ezel, and Ruben Caudill of Dayton, Ohio; and three sisters, Julia Powers of Kings Mountain, 
Rebexie Benton of Waynesburg and Ellen I. Bishop of Key Stone Heights, Fla. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett & 
Demrow Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Leach Cemetery.   

 

             November 16, 2005 – Wedneday

CAUDILL, Judy Blanton                                                     d. 14 Nov 2005

WAYNESBURG - Judy Caudill, 61, of Waynesburg, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center 
in Lexington.

Born Feb. 7, 1944, in Hamilton, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Jayne Flora Blanton. She was a foster 
parent since 1975 and has cared for hundreds of children. She was a member of World Wide Church of God and attended 
Double Springs Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, David Caudill; a son, Marty Sparks of Waynesburg; four daughters, Rita G. Wash of Hustonville, 
Carolyn Buscher of Eubank, Elizabeth Caudill and Cheyenne Spurgeon, both of Waynesburg; three brothers, Ralph Blanton of 
Waynesburg, Richard Blanton of Crab Orchard and Terry Blanton of Stanford; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Double Springs Baptist Church by Mark King and Ken Hall. Burial will be in Double Springs 
Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Nathaniel Buscher, Aaron, Matthew and Samuel Sims, Chuck Buscher and Mike Wash.  

 

 

              September, 2005  

CLEMENTS, Brilla Rose

Born:  12/10/1954  Died:  09/19/2005 

Visitation:  10:30 AM Wednesday, Sep. 21 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home 

Funeral Service:  2 PM Wednesday, Sep. 21 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home 

Interment:  Elmwood Cemetery   

  Ms. Brilla Rose Clements, age 50 of Mt. Vernon, died Monday, Sep. 19 at the Rockcastle Hospital. She was born in Stanford, KY on December 10, 1954. She was a former housekeeper at the Rockcastle Hospital and was a member of the First Christian Church of Mt. Vernon.  

She is survived by her mother, Christine Morris of Mt. Vernon; and her aunt and uncle, Allene and Earl Mize of Mt. Vernon. She was preceded in death by a brother, Clifton Mize; and a sister, Betty Jo DeZarn.  

 

             November 13, 2005 – Sunday

COFFMAN, Edith R. Cochran                                            d 10 Nov 2005

MORELAND - Edith Rebecca Cochran Coffman, 79, of Louisville, died Thursday, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

Born Nov. 2, 1926, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late George and Bessie Cochran. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Duell Coffman.

Survivors include one son, Robert D. Coffman Jr. of Burke, Va.; seven brothers; Hollis and Lowell Cochran, both of Mooresville, Ind., Paul Cochran of Stanford, Donald Lee and Marvin Cochran, both of Liberty, and Garland and Charlie Cochran, both of Bradfordsville; three sisters, Cleo Coffman of Louisville, and Bernice Lutrell and Carol Anderson, both of Illinois; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

            

 

            October 4, 2005 – Tuesday

CURTSINGER, Ida Herring                                                    d. 01 Oct 2005

MORELAND - Services for Ida Mae Herring Curtsinger, 73, of Junction City, were today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Terry Holt. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.  

 

            October 25, 2005 – Tuesday

DALY, Mary Ann Mullins                                                      d. 14 Oct 2005

STANFORD - Mary Ann Daly, 67, of Indiana, died Oct. 14 at West Central Community Hospital in Rockville, Ind.

Born July 27, 1938, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late W.D. and Maude McGuffey Mullins. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Moriah Christian Church.

Survivors include her companion, Edward Daly of Indiana; two daughters, Candice Wooten of Columbia, and Kimberly Griffith of LaPorte, Ind.; two brothers, Hobert Mullins and Bill Mullins, both of Stanford; two sisters, Doris Sparks of Stanford and Hazel Brown of Danville; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Anthony Mullins.

A memorial service will be 7 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by Rob Cox. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.  

 

 

          February 25, 2004 – Wednesday

DAVIS, Serenity Paige                                                      d. 22 Feb 2004

WAYNESBURG - Serenity Paige Davis, 3-month-old daughter of John and Ella Haney Davis of Pine Knot, died Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. She was born Nov. 6, 2003, in Somerset.

Other survivors include two brothers, Jonathan Tyler Davis and Seth Ryan Davis, both of Pine Knot; grandparents, Kathleen and Doyle Davis Jr. of Stanford, Carl Bess of Pine Knot and Arleen Bess of Bellevue; great-grandparents, Pauline and Doyle Davis Sr. of Stanford; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery.

 

 

          

                   November 02, 2005 – Wednesday

DENNEY, Jasper C.                                                            d. 31 Oct 2005

STANFORD - Services for Jasper Charlie Denney, 44, of Neals Creek Road, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. John Spears.

Burial will be in the Denney family cemetery on Neals Creek Road. He died Monday in Wiggins, Miss.

Born March 6, 1961, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Jasper T. and Mabel Broughton Denney.

He was a mobile home transporter.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian Hilton Denney; two sons, Charlie Eric Denny of Stanford and Jasper Andrew Denney of Orange County, Calif.; a daughter, Deanna Mincher of Hamilton, Ohio; a brother, Rant Saylor of Brodhead; 11 sisters, Iona Barette of Aragonia, Ohio, Betty Helton of Marro, Ohio, Suzie DeBoarde of Brodhead, Barbara Fetters of Livingston, Burline Blair of Garrard County, Molly Hall of Flemingsburg, Pam Sarles of Washington, D.C., Gladous Hazlett, Evelyn Tuttle, Edith Barnett and Claire Saylor, all of Mount Vernon; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Burley Burkhart, Tim Withers, Ray Owens, Mike Saylor, Claude Tuttle and Mark Withers.  

 

              November 09, 2005 – Wednesday

DENNIS, Bennie                                                                  d. 07 Nov 2005

STANFORD - Services for Bennie Dennis, 71, of Green River Road, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs.: Bill Ramsey and Bob Kiper.

Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born July 25, 1934, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Elsie Holt Dennis. He was a farmer and a member of South Fork Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Lucas Dennis; a son, David Dennis of Stanford; two sisters, Bonnie Denham and Mrs. Paschel Grigsby, both of Stanford.  

 

              April 20, 2004 – Tuesday

 DENNY, Ben Franklin      

Richmond -- Ben Franklin Denny, 84, Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

Pub: in the Courier-Journal - Louisville, on 4/20/2004. 

   

              February 25, 2004 – Wednesday

DENNY, Joetta Lane                                                          d. 22 Feb 2004

LANCASTER - Services for Joetta Lane Denny, 86, of Perryville Road, Harrodsburg, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs: Barry Jeffries, Jerry Browning and Leroy Davis. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 1, 1917, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Mitchell and Nannie Adkinson Lane. She was a retired employee of the former Palm Beach Co. in Danville, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and attended Harrodsburg Senior Citizens. She was the widow of Willie P. Denny

Survivors include four sons, Jimmy G. Denny, Russell "Pewee" Denny and Joe M. Denny all of Mercer County, and Willie L. Denny of Garrard County; five daughters, Shirley D. Hale of Lexington, Betsy K. Tipton of Stanford, Judy Jeffries of Lancaster, Elizabeth "Coonie" Smith of Crab Orchard, and Loretta Edwards of Fair Bluff, N.C.; a sister, Flora Lee Thomas of Harrodsburg; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Denny Jr., Tony Denny, Anthony Ennis, Jeffrey Smith, Donnie Hale and Richard Denny.  Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters.

 

 

                April 20, 2000 – Thursday

DUNAWAY, Russell H.

Russell H. Dunaway, 72, of Edgewood Drive, Stanford, died Monday, April 17, 2000 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington.

Born February 3, 1928 in Detroit, MI, he was the son of the late William J. Dunaway and Allean Boone Dunaway.

He was a former meat cutter and a Church of Christ minister and a member of the Lexington Avenue Church of Christ in Danville.

He was a member of the DAV, American Legion and was a navy veteran of World War II and an army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include: his wife, Nancy Middleton Dunaway, Stanford; two sons, Russell (Patricia) Dunaway Jr., Blue Ash, OH; Billy (Ann Robin) Dunaway, Harrodsburg; one daughter, Katherine Ann Dunaway, Erlanger; three sisters, Lilly Gooch, Stanford, Margaret Grider, Junction City, and Doris Bottom Danville; four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Dunaway, and a sister, Marie Potts.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford, with Steve Wolfgang and Scott Vifquin officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Estes, Donnie Gooch, Don Guay, Curt Herrington, Dave Miller, Eddie Smith, Rick Snyder and Lloyd Burton. Honorary bearers will be grandchildren, Chris, Tyler and Timmy Dunaway, and Brandon Sutton.

   

                August 25, 2005 - Thursday

DURHAM, Nina Denham                                                    d. 23 Aug 2005

PERRYVILLE - Services for Nina Denham Durham, 84, of Perryville, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at West End Church of Christ by Mike Crowe. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.

She died Tuesday at her home.

Born Dec. 10, 1921, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Virgil Perry and Maudie Bell Baugh Denham. She was retired from Corning Glass and a member of West End Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Helm of Perryville; two sons, Dr. Donald L. Durham of Mississippi and Michael L. Durham of Texas; two brothers, Robert Denham of Stanford and Fred Durham of Virginia; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be John Helm, Russell and Nicholas Durham, Taylor and Landon Blum, Rob Kernodle and Jason Read.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday at Wilder Funeral Home and after noon Saturday at the church.

 

 

            November 3, 2005 – Thursday

DYE, George                                                                      d. 26 Oct 2005                                       

George Dye, 82, of Marion, OH., died Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Marion General Hospital in Ohio.

Dye was the son of the late Maggie (Burke) Dye and Ples Dye. He was a WWII Army veteran, owner/operator of George Dye’s Trucking and Garage from which he retired, and a member of Richmond Road Church of Christ.

He was also preceded in death by a great grandson, Jacob.

Survivors include his wife, Florence Siler Dye; four children, Betty (Cliff) Evans, David (Taunda) Dye, Ples (Sandy) Dye, and Dale (Lorie) Dye; five grandchildren, Jay (Cindy) Wood, Jamie (Jennifer) Wood, Jeremy (Jen) Wood, Farrah Dye and Diana Dye; and seven great grandchildren, Emily, Kambria, Kayla, Kyle, Myra, and Lucas.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Richmond Road Church of Christ with Russell Howard officiating. Burial was in the Marion Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Marion County United Veterans Council. Boyd Funeral Home of Marion, OH., was in charge of the arrangements.  

 

            November, 01, 2005 - Tuesday

ELKINS, James Walton                                                       d. 31 Oct 2005

MORELAND - James Walton Elkins, 84, of Lancaster, died Monday at his home.

Born Sept. 7, 1921, in Waynesburg, he was the son of the late Arthur and Dorothy Reece Elkins. He was retired from Corning Glass in Danville and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Stanford Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses and the widower of Geneva Cobbum Elkins.

Survivors include 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; three brothers, Curtis Elkins of Waynesburg, Arthur Elkins Jr. of Michigan, and Kenneth Elkins of Florida; 20 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stanford Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   

 

            September 29, 2005 – Thursday

FARMER, Glenn M.

Glenn M. Farmer, 71, of Hwy. 643, Waynesburg died Monday, Sept. 26 at the Thompson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

A native of Lincoln Co., he was born Oct. 10, 1933 to the late Alfred “Whizzer” and Lynette Hurst Farmer. He was a former employee of National Casket Company in Lancaster and Matsushita Appliance Corporation, member of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, and widower of Martha Oakes Hayes Farmer.

Survivors include a daughter, Jimmie Dean Hayes of Waynesburg; and one brother, Ray Farmer of Munsie, IN.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, Sept. 29) at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church with Revs: Dan Gutenson and Johnny Thompson officiating. Burial was in Mt. Hebron Cemetery.

Active pallbearers are Chase Brummett, Justin Benedict, Kyle Oakes, John Christopher, Eric Stonecypher, and Joshua and Jeremy Blanton. Honorary pallbearers are J. T. “Toby” Brown, Gordon Chaney, Matie Young and Neil Ellison, brothers-in-law, and men of the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church.

 

 

               November 10, 2005 – Thursday

FIELDS, Lovell

Lovell Fields, 78, of Louisville, died Tuesday, Nov. 1 at his home.

Fields was born Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1926 to the late Jim & Jane Mullins Fields. He was a former meat packer and a World War II Army veteran.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers Ralph, Raymond, and Denver Fields; and four sisters, Eunice Sturgill, Minnie Hawkins, Nannie Caudill, and Vadie Caudill.

Survivors include his wife, Lena Mae Ross Fields; one son, Terry Fields of Louisville; one daughter, Margarget Dunsmore of Louisville; two sisters, Ruby Prater of Dayton, OH, and Eunie Holbrook of Whitesburg; Letcher Co. KY, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 3 at Rose of Sharon Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in Clear Fork Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home of Waynesburg was in charge of the arrangements.  

 

              November 18, 2005 – Thursday

FISHER, William P.                                                               d. 07 Dec 2004

STANFORD - A memorial service for William P. Fisher, 88, of Corona de Tuscon, Ariz., will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Galloway. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Dec. 7, 2004, in Corona de Tuscon.

Born July 12, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Richard M. and Elizabeth Penney Fisher. He was a retired park ranger for the National Park Service.

Survivors include his wife, Chloe Cooper Fisher, now of Buda, Texas; a son, William P. Fisher Jr. of Springlerville, Ariz., two daughters, Caroline Fall of Tuscon, Ariz., and Cilla Temple of Buda; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, John M. Fisher.

   

               September 29, 2005 – Thursday

FOX, Josie Marie Atwood  

Josie Marie Atwood Fox, 88, of Neals Creek School Road, Stanford, died Monday, Sept. 26 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Liberty, Casey Co., she was born June 16, 1917 to the late Bill Emerson and Mirty Brown Atwood. She was a homemaker, member of the Stanford Church of the Nazarene, and widow of Willie Leo Fox.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lilburn, Wince and Roscoe Atwood.

Survivors include five sons, Freddie (Sue) Fox, Marshall Fox and Leonard (Sue) Fox all of Stanford, Kenneth (Charity) Fox of Independence, and John William Fox of West Port, IN.; one daughter, Wilma Ann (Lynn) Napier of Hermitage, AR.; two brothers, Lorn Atwood of Crab Orchard and Clyde Atwood of Liberty; one sister, Allie Cochran of Liberty; 15 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and two great, great grandchildren.

Visitation will be tonight (Thursday, Sept. 29) from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fox Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. at Fox Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Adamson officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

 

 

              October 20, 2005 – Thursday

GILMER, Ralph

Ralph Gilmer, 80, died Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Christian Health Center in Louisville.

A native of Lincoln Co., he was born June 18, 1925 to the late Arthur Gilmer Sr. and Ethel McFarlane Gilmer. He attended McKinney and Hustonville Schools graduating in 1942 from Hustonville, was a graduate of Ohio State University with B.A. and M.S. degrees, and a member of the Army Air Corps, serving with the American Red Cross at Johnson Air Force Base in Japan; West Point; Fort Knox; and Korea. In 1953 during the Korean War, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award for outstanding service to front-line troops.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur Gilmer, Jr., and Johnny Gilmer of McKinney; five sisters, Jett G. Lutes of Dayton, OH., Eliza Kaye G. Reichenbach of Springfield, Bonnie G. Williams of McKinney, Marie G. Wright of Louisville, and Gladys G. Roberts of Springfield, VA.; and one niece.

Survivors include two sisters, Anne Gilmer Waters of Dayton, OH. and Sybil Gilmer Allin of Huntington, WV.; seven nephews; and seven nieces.

Mr. Gilmer elected to donate his body upon his death to the University of Louisville Medical School to further Parkinson’s disease research.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date for friends and family to pay tribute to his life.

   

 

             September 29, 2005 – Thursday

GOOCH, John                                                                         d. 28 Sep 2005

John Gooch, 61, of Moreland, Lincoln Co., died Wednesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 5, in Moreland Cemetery.

Born July 3, 1944, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Arvol and Ella Bailey Gooch. He was a farmer and a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include five sisters, Sadie Jones, Beatrice McCormick, Daisy A. Coulter, Katie Cochran and Billie Scott; and three brothers, Ernest Gooch, Robert Gooch and Earl Gooch. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

            November 18, 2005 – Friday

GOOCH, Opal Bolin                                                              d. 15 Nov 2005

LEXINGTON - Opal Bolin Gooch, 84, widow of Elwood Gooch, died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born in Perry County, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Martha Gilbert Bolin.

She was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and a retired Fayette County school teacher, having also taught in Lincoln and Perry counties. She was a member of Porter Memorial Baptist Church and attended Gardenside Christian Church.

Survivors include two sisters, Donna Faye Russell of Stanford and Ethel Bolin of Nicholasville; and a brother, E.J. Bolin of Lexington.

Services will be 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home by Joe Cooper. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

   

            November 06, 2005 – Sunday

GRIFFIN, Wanda M. Atwood                                             d. 04 Nov 2005

MORELAND - Wanda Marie Atwood Griffin, 69, of Hustonville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 17, 1936, in Casey County, she was the daughter of Icie Cox Awood of Liberty and the late Omer Atwood. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Maxey's Valley First Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband James Alvin "Pete" Griffin.

Additional survivors also include a daughter, Shelia Turpin of Danville; two sisters, Gail Shouse and Charlotte Clements, both of Liberty; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Pallbearers will be Clayton and Steven Griffin, William and Steven Clements, Roy Shouse and Mike Ruhe.

   

            September 11, 2003 – Thursday

GRUBBS, Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee Grubbs, 18, of Danville, died Saturday, September 6, 2003 in Garrard County. 

Born October 19, 1984 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Tammy Cheatham Grubbs of   Harrodsburg.

He was a drywaller, enjoyed music, fishing, and being with his friends. He had attended the Southside Christian Church.

Survivors, in addition to his mother include: one brother Michael (Jerrilee Boyd) Grubbs of Harrodsburg; maternal grandparents Johnny and Judy Cox of Mercer County, and Virgil and Joann Cheatham, Jr., of New Paris, OH; maternal great-grandparents, James and Myrtle Lewis of Mercer County and Virgil and Kitty Cheatham Sr., of Lincoln County.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 10, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Michael Grubbs, Jason Gabhart, Mario Buster, Sha Ford, Talon Hueston, and Jason Harmon

   

           September 27, 2005 – Monday

HAWLEY, Clara M.                                                          d. 27 Sep 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Clara M. "June" Hawley, 63, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.

Born Oct. 16, 1941, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Eliza Pettit Hawley.

She was a Lincoln County school bus monitor and a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include three bothers, Billy Hawley and Eddy Hawley, both of Crab Orchard, and Danny Hawley of Morristown, Tenn.

Services will be 4 p.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home by Ron Harp. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Gerald and Doug Smith, Bud Saylor, George Long, and Richard and Terry Hawley. Honorary pallbearers are Joyce Combs, Betty Price, Billie Jean Lunceford, Jack and Sue Robbins, and David Hawley.  

 

               October 4, 2005 – Tuesday

HAZLETT, Linda Sue                                                            

Services for Linda Sue Hazlett, 56, of Spareminute Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bellevue Cemetery by Gary Story.

Born May 21, 1929, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of Dolores Cornett Hazlett of Danville and the late Charles Hazlett.

Survivors include a sister, Ruth Huffman of Harrodsburg; a niece and a nephew. Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

           

 

            November 07, 2005 – Monday

HILTON, Thelma Owens                                                       d. 07 Nov 2005                                           

STANFORD - Thelma Owens Hilton, 88, of Nicholasville, died today at Darby Square nursing home. She was the widow of James Hilton. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

November 11, 2005

STANFORD - Graveside services for Thelma Owens Hilton, 88, of Nicholasville, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Mary Reed. She died Monday at Darby Square nursing home in Lexington

   

 

              October 14, 2005 – Friday

HODGE, Gene                                                                          d. 13 Oct 2005

STANFORD - Gene Hodge, 59, of McKinney, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 26, 1946, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Gernie and Sadie M. Coleman Hodge. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Dawn Hodge; his significant other, Sandra Yocum of McKinney; a brother, Bill Ray Coleman of Hustonville; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pentecostal Fellowship Church in Lancaster by the Rev. Tommy Walls. Burial will be in Fellowship Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Louis Maddox, Willie McAninch, James, Clay and Owen Hodge and James Newcomb. Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   

 

           October 06, 2005 – Thursday

JAMES, Narval Leo                                                               d. O2 Oct 2005

Narval Leo James, 67, of Shady Grove Community, Science Hill, Pulaski County, died Sunday, Oct. 2 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

A native of Mt. Zion Community, he was born April 20, 1938 to the late Fred James and Hazel Adams James. He was retired from General Motors in Indianapolis, IN. after 34 years, and a member of U.A.W. #23 and of the Methodist faith.

He was also preceded in death by brothers, Charles Dee James, Lloyd Brent James, and Rogene James.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Jasper James of Science Hill; one son, Anthony Dwayne James, Science Hill; two daughters, Dana Marie “Sissy” (Louie) Mofield, Science Hill and Hazel Donnette (Rick) West of Eubank; four sisters, Helen Dean James of Somerset, Janice Ann New of Waynesburg, Judy Lynn (Ronnie) Vaught of Eubank and Lana Joyce (Steve) Casada of Somerset; brothers and sister-in-laws, Wilma James, Gladys Ard, Jessie Waddle, Ruby Delk, Jack Jasper, Jimmy Jasper, Hazel Wesley, Willard Jasper, and Katherine Martin; five grandchildren, David West, Lukas Mofield, Justin Mofield, Whitney West, and Emily Grace Mofield; two aunts, Alma James and Hester Wesley; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, Oct. 6) at 2 p.m. at the Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bros. Lester Randolph and Norman Harper officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Science Hill.  

 

             October 14, 2005 – Friday

JOHNSON, Floyd, Rev.                                                               d. 12 Oct 2005

STANFORD - Services for the Rev. Floyd Johnson, 71, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs.: Harold Smith and Paul Daniel. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Dec. 27, 1933, in Clark County, he was a son of the late Carl and Elizabeth Hunter Johnson. He was a retired minister, a member of Hour of Redemption Church and served in the Navy during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Liela Poynter Johnson; two daughters, Teresa Ledford and Susan Edgington, both of Stanford; two brothers, Harold Johnson of Lancaster and Dallas Johnson of Junction City; two sisters, Freida Portwood of Richmond and Brenda Johnson of Lancaster; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Eric Sowder, Tanner Edgington, Earl Poynter, Fred Poynter, Jerry Poynter and Jackie Byrd.

           

 

 

           October 12, 2005 – Wednesday

LAMBERT, Mary Ann                                                        d. 11 Oct 2005

MORELAND - Services for Mary Ann Lambert, 65, of Junction City, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born April 20, 1940, in Morristown, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Burt and Mildred Edwards. She attended Stanford Baptist Church and was employed at Wal-Mart in Danville. She was the widow of Franklin A. Lambert.

Survivors include two sons, Mark Lambert of Danville and Wayne Lambert of Hustonville; a sister, Barbara Lopata of Hudson, Fla.; a brother, Burt Edwards of Bellmeade, N.J.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Joseph, Jonathan and Donald Lambert, William Preston, Donald Weiant and Neal Silverthorn.  

 

            October 06, 2005 – Thursday

MARCUM, Nora F. Bates

Nora F. Marcum, 83, of Stanford, died Saturday, Oct. 1 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.

A native of Sunnybrook in Wayne Co., she was born April 1, 1922 to the late Alvin H. and Mollie Catron Bates. She was a seamstress, member of the Fort Logan Church of Christ, and widow of Riley Marcum.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Effie Melvin; one daughter, Mary Francis Upchurch; and two brothers, Walter and Hulan Bates.

Survivors include four sons, Riley W. “Bill” (Ruth) Marcum of Muncie, IN., Bob and John (Donna) Marcum both of Stanford and Roger Marcum of Oxnord, CA.; two daughters, Cynthia “Cyndi” (John) Sanders of Stanford and Ora Jane (James) Wilson of Louisville; two brothers, Gordon Bates of Crown Point, IN., and James Bates of Newcastle, IN.; 17 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Billy Gooch, Pat Lanman, and Doug Marcum officiating. Burial was in Fairview Church of Christ Cemetery in Alpha, Ky. Grandchildren served as active pallbearers.  

   

 

            October 2, 2005 – Sunday

McCOWAN, George Edward                                                         d. 01 Oct 2005

George Edward McCowan, 81, of Lisa Avenue, died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born Nov. 11, 1923, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late William and Ethel Gaddis McCowan. He was a builder, an antique dealer and a World War II Air Force veteran. He helped build and develop the Hanging Fork Prayer Chapel on Stanford Road.

Survivors include his wife, Nan Rousey McCowan; a son, Randall McCowan of Lexington; a brother, Harold McCowan of Junction City; and a sister, Bessie Wilder of Stanford.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

   

 

               February 25, 2004 - Wednesday

McMULLIN, Lema                                                                d. 24 Feb 2004

WAYNESBURG - Lema McMullin, 94, of Cincinnati, formerly of Waynesburg, died Tuesday in Ohio. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

 

 

                September 29, 2005 – Thursday

MEEKS, Bettie Salyers

Bettie Salyers Meeks, 88, of Ky Hwy. 501, Waynesburg, died Friday, Sept. 23 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Casey Co., she was born Oct. 2, 1916 to the late Luther Salyers and Mary Jane Floyd Salyers. She was a homemaker, caregiver, attended Mt. Olive Christian Church and the Redemption Road Church, and was the widow of John A. Meeks.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John and Herman Salyers and two sisters, Estie Elliott and Myrtle Salyers.

Survivors include one son, Billy Meeks of Florida; one daughter, Betty Jean Robertson of Waynesburg; four brothers, Norman Salyers of Somerset, Clifford Salyers of Kentucky, Jessie Salyers of Liberty, and Vernon Salyers of Middleburg; four sisters, Martha Robertson and Elizabeth Carrier both of Waynesburg, Bertha Fight of Ohio, and Clythia Godbey of Mt. Olive; four grandchildren, Barbara Welch, Sandy Ford, Brent Meeks, and Penny Hurst; seven great grandchildren, and five great, great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 26 at the Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Gary Yocom officiating. Burial was in Dunham Cemetery in Waynesburg.

   

          November 15, 2005 – Tuesday

MONTGOMERY, Eugene                                                d. 14 Nov 2005

STANFORD - Eugene Montgomery, 65, of Mount Salem, died Monday at his home.

Born Nov. 11, 1940, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Herbert and Ruth May Montgomery. He was a retired employee of Matsushita Appliance Corp. and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Merle Lucas Montgomery; two sons, Mark Montgomery of Danville and Marty Montgomery of Mount Salem; a sister, Mildred Davis of Lancaster; four brothers, R.C. Montgomery of Junction City, Charles Montgomery of Danville, Edward Montgomery of Lancaster and Donnie Montgomery of Mount Washington; and a grandson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Travis Farris and Kyle Young. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Tharp, Bruce Roller, Wayne Doolin, Jon Troute, Kenny Curtis and Joe Julian. Honorary pallbearers will be Elsie Brewster, Cordelia Reed, Gladys Maddox, Shawn Owens, Carl Wilder, James Earl Wilder and Jody Jarrett.

   

 

          July 04, 2004 – Sunday

OAKS, Arthur                                                                             d. 29 June 2004

STANFORD - Services for Arthur Oaks, 68, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery. He died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born March 1, 1936, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Melissa Oaks. He was owner of Action Automotive Parts for 32 years and the widower of Wanda L. Oaks. Survivors include two sons, Randy Oaks and Bradley Oaks, both of Stanford; a daughter, Treva Tincher of Stanford; and five grandchildren. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday.  

 

             January, 2005 

Oakes, John, Jr.                                                                      d. 29 Jan 2005

John Oakes, Jr. - age 77, of Pleasant View Community, Williamsburg, KY passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Jean Oakes of Pleasant View, KY, (3) sons;Chucky Haynes of Pleasant View,KY, Jimmy Haynes and wife Connie of Pleasant View, KY, Danny Oakes and wife Lisa of Jellico, TN and (2) daughters; Gale Haynes of Pleasant View, KY, Melinda Oakes of Jellico, TN, (15) grandchildren; Jamie Moses and husband Darrell, Darrell Moses Jr., William Moses, John Glover, Kyley Glover, Darrell Haynes Jr., Dwight Haynes, Samantha Haynes, Tiffany Haynes, Kayla Haynes, Taylor Haynes, all of Williamsburg, KY, Trinity Oakes, Robert Oakes, Mallory Oakes, Devin Oakes all of Jellico, TN, several nieces, nephews. Proceeded in death by his parents: John Oakes Sr. and Maude Petrey Oakes, (3) brothers; Hubert Wright, Raymond Oakes, Clarence "Cotton" Oakes, (2) sisters: Nadine Dishon, Blanch Reynolds, (1) son; Darrell "Sambo" Haynes and a dear friend; Dwight Haynes. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Sester officiating. Burial followed in the Stanfill Cemetery at Pleasant View, KY. Williamsburg VFW Post 3167 conducted military graveside services.Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, Ky was in charge of all arrangements. Whitley-Williamsburg News Journal  

 

OGLE, Jack Wesley

Born - October 29, 1967 – died – Monday, October 25, 2004

Services for Jack Wesley Ogle, 36, of Ky. 78, Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McKinney Baptist Church by the Rev. Jim Norman. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. He died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born Oct. 29, 1967, in Mercer County, he was the son of Mary Webb Ogle of Hustonville and the late James W. Ogle.

 He was a self-employed mechanic and a member of McKinney Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Randolph Ogle; five daughters, Stephanie Ogle of Moreland, Brianna and Ashley Ross, both of McCreary County, Sarah Ogle of Moreland and Megan Koon of Hustonville; two sons, Jack W. Ogle and Ryan Koon, both of Hustonville; two brothers, Roy Ogle of Junction City and Bobby Ogle of Perryville; and two sisters, Rhonda Herring of Danville and Melissa Brook of Lancaster. Pallbearers will be Timmy Coontz, Bobby and Roy Ogle, Hubert Trimble, Troy Brock, Andrew McElroy, Johnnie Tate and John Holley. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the church. Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. [Danville AM 10/27/2004]

 

 

          July 26, 2004 – Monday

O’MALLEY, Ann Reid                                                         d. 24 Jul 2004

Ann Reid O'Malley - 86, of South Third Street, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 3, 1917, in Hustonville, she was the daughter of the late Leslie McMurtry Reid Sr. and Marian Clarice Purdom Reid.

 She was an elementary school teacher at Kentucky School for the Deaf and retired as the supervising teacher. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, a 1935 graduate of Danville High School, a 1939 graduate of Centre College, and earned a degree in deaf studies from Gallaudet University. Survivors include a daughter, Lynne Crowder of Little Rock, Ark.; two sons, Stephen O'Malley of Chicago, Ill., and Brian O'Malley of Danville; and four grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs.: Quentin Scholtz and Don Benningfield. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

 

 

            October 25, 2005 – Tuesday

OWENS, Robert                                                                          d. 21 Oct 2005

STANFORD - Graveside services for Robert Owens, 90, of Bushtown Road, Harrodsburg, will be 2 p.m. today at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Donald Luttrell.

He died Friday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor.

Born Aug. 27, 1916, in St. Mary's County, Md., he was a son of the late Moses and Gertrude Wathan Owens.

He was a retired county employee, having worked in Prince George County, Md., and attended Neal's Creek Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosa Beagle Owens.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Buckner Owens; two sons, Robert Owens of St. Mary's, and Leslie Owens of Upper Marlboro, Md.; a daughter, Ruth May Pyles of Prince George County; several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

            

 

             September 29, 2005

PADGETT, Lloyd, Jr.

Lloyd Padgett, Jr., 75, of Ike Singleton Road, Waynesburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

A native of Lincoln Co., he was born Aug. 30, 1930 to the late Lloyd Padgett, Sr. and Lula Elizabeth Hall Padgett. He was a retired truck driver for Super Service and member of the Woodstock Baptist Church in Somerset.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Helen Marie Padgett; and two brothers, Russell and Walter Padgett.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Hardison Padgett; two sisters, Maxine (James) Hoseclaw and Juanita (William) Jones both of Waynesburg; three brothers, Howard Padgett of Lyerly, GA., Robert Marshall (Leota) Padgett of Waynesburg, and Lester (Veda) Padgett of Stanford; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. John McPheron officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg.

 

 

               February 25, 2004 – Wednesday

POLSTON, Orville                                                                    d. 23 Feb 2004

STANFORD - Services for Orville Polston, 74, of McKinney, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Rick Naylor. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.

He died Monday at his home.

Born Dec. 18, 1929, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Sarah Wilson Polston. He was a bus driver for Lincoln County, McKinney and Stanford schools and a member of Green River Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Aleene Polston; a daughter, Lydia Yocum of McKinney; two sisters, Mattie Kidd of Stanford and Hattie Floyd of Danville.

Pallbearers will be Freeman and Jimmy Franklin, Donnie Griffin, Buck Stinson, John Kidd and Sammy Polston. Honorary pallbearers are Steve Gosser, Jerry Shannon, Dale Reed, Brad Collett and Gene VanHook.

 

 

          October 25, 2005 – Tuesday

RACHFORD, Dennis John                                                        d. 19 Oct 2005

MORELAND - Services for Dennis John Rachford, 57, of Stanford, were today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Travis Farris. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

He died Wednesday, Oct 19, 2005 at his home.

A native of Cincinnati, OH., he was born Nov. 18, 1947 to Sue Dunn Rachford Cooper of Hustonville and the late Charles John Rachford. He was a graduate of Morehead State University, a retired music teacher and band director at several school systems including Lincoln County High School, a long-time member of the Advocate Brass Band for which he played first clarinet, and a beekeeper, gardener and photographer.

Other survivors include two daughters, Amber Rachford Ripandelli of Orlando, FL., and Erin Rachford Wright of Lexington; and a sister, Janis First of Dunedin, FL.

Pallbearers were Jerry Freeman, Ronnie Bates, Dennis Hale, David Nutgrass, David Harris and Rick Sutton. Memorials may be sent to The Advocate Brass Band, 330 S. Fourth St., Danville 40422.  

 

                  November 18, 2005 – Thursday

REYNOLDS, Michael                                                                      d. 18 Nov 2005

WAYNESBURG - Michael Reynolds, 65, of Waynesburg, died Thursday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 26, 1939, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Earl and Louise Stamper Reynolds. He was a retired LabCorp employee and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Verna Hardwick Reynolds; a son, Shannon Reynolds of Waynesburg; a daughter, Tammy Reynolds of Stanford; two brothers, Tim and Dennis Reynolds, both of Louisville; two sisters, Dewana Grabel of Eubank and Georgia Jenkins of Waynesburg; and two grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by Aaron Hogue and Kevin Floyd. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Memorials may go to Pleasant View Baptist Church building fund. Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   

 

          October 14, 2005 – Friday

RIFFE, James Vernon                                                                  d. 12 Oct 2005           

Services for James Vernon Riffe, 79, of Wilderness Road, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Second Street Christian Church by the Revs. James Barleston and Ben Carter. Burial will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.

He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medial Center.

Born Sept. 1, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late James and Lucille Riffe. He was a greeter at Wal-Mart and a member of Christ the Head Missionary Church. He was an Army veteran and a graduate of Lincoln County High School.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Boner Riffe; two sons, James S. and William P. Riffe, both of Danville; two sisters, Mary Agnes Riffe and Ruby Riffe Kavanaugh, both of Dayton, Ohio; and a grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Chester Kavanaugh, Samuel Meaux, Norman Jenkins, Barry and Edward Mayfield and Albert Hawkins. Honorary pallbearers are William Simpson, Howard Clark and Victor Delaney. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

          October 31, 2005 – Tuesday

ROBINSON, Silvin                                                                d. 22 Oct 2005          

CRAB ORCHARD - Silvin Robinson, 83, of Richmond, Ind., formerly of Rockcastle County, died Saturday at his home.

Born Feb. 27, 1922, in Rockcastle County, he was the son of the late John L. and Emma Gilliam Robinson. He was an electrician for Kemper Cabinet Co. in Richmond, Ind., a member of Ravina Park Baptist Church and an Air Force veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Vanwinkle Robinson; a daughter, Brenda Joyce Robinson of Centerville, Ind.; a sister, Mildred Fernandez of Anaheim, Calif.; and a grandson.

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

Pallbearers will be Terry, Greg and Kevin Pettit, Wayne Vanwinkle and James Manuel.  

 

             October 2, 2005 – Sunday

SALLEE, Charles Randolph                                                   d. 29 Sept 2005

RICHMOND -Services for Charles Randolph Sallee, 78, of Stanford, will be noon Monday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in Richmond. Burial will be in Richmond Cemetery.

He died Thursday. Born in Madison County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Ruth Moore Sallee. He was a retired farmer, worked at Cowden Manufacturing Co. and owned an electronics repair shop. He was a member and deacon emeritus of Stanford Christian Church, an Army veteran, and a member of the color guard of American Legion Post 18.

Survivors include his wife, Lyda Broaddus Sallee; two daughters, Rita Faulkner of Stanford and Linda Sallee of Lancaster; a brother, Lloyd Sallee of Richmond; two sisters, Ann Masters of Richmond and Emalene Pratt of Middleport, Ohio; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Todd Faulkner, Coy Nunemaker, Joe Masters, Karen Wheeler, Crenson Pratt, Clayton B. Moore and Mike Masters.

Honorary pallbearers are Donald Roberts, H.R. Saufley III, and deacons and elders of Stanford Christian Church.

   

            September 22, 2005 – Thursday

SCHNIEDERS, Betty Bernice Chapman                              d. 25 Aug 2005

Betty Bernice Chapman Schnieders, 77, of Cincinnati, formerly of Lincoln County, died Thursday, August 25 in Cincinnati.

A native of the Mt. Salem community of Lincoln Co., she was born Feb. 27, 1928, to the late Fred G. and Mary Elizabeth Holt Chapman.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Chapman and Myrtle Rose Chapman Thompson, and two brothers, George L. and Edward Chapman.

Survivors include her husband, John Bernard Schnieders of Cincinnati; two sons, John and Joseph Schnieders, both of Cincinnati; two sisters, Bonnie Chapman Cull of Fairfield, OH, and Jean Chapman Kidd of Cincinnati, OH; and a granddaughter, Susannah Meyer Schnieders Fowees.

Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Cincinnati. Funeral services were provided by Radel Funeral Service.

 

 

              November 16, 2005 – Wednesday

SEARS, William Thomas                                                           d. 14 Nov 2005

MORELAND - Services for William Thomas "Ras" Sears, 90, of Casey County, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith. Private burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

He died Monday at Casey County Hospital.

Born April 11, 1915, he was the son of the late Bud and Minnie Sears. He was a retired farmer and former owner and operator of Sears Grocery. He was the widower of Lydia Followell Sears.

Survivors include a daughter, Juanita Sears Helm of Casey County; a brother, Robert Sears of Casey County; four sisters, Ruby Compton of Liberty, Wanda Sears of Stanford, Edith Cox of Lebanon and Lillie Followell of Franklin, Ind.; a special friend, Donna Cross of Somerset; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Ellis, Shirley Richards, Jerry Rousey, Randall, Michael and Stewart Sears. Honorary pallbearers are Sammy Johnson, S.C. Reed, Tony Hayes, Jessie Richards and Pedro Mina.  

 

               November 2003

SIMS, Thelmar

Thelmar Sims, 92, Gourley Road passed away Wednesday, November 19th, 2003 at his residence. He was born October 15th, 1911 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, a son of the late Boney Sims and Lucy (Stevens) Sims. He was a United States Army Veteran, a carpenter and a member, Sunday school teacher and Deacon at Pond Missionary Baptist Church, Kings Mt., Kentucky.

  He is survived by one son; Delmer Sims, Kings, Mt., Kentucky: six daughters; Opal Hatter, Liberty, Kentucky, Ova Padgett, Waynesburg, Kentucky, Oca Hatter, Kings Mt., Kentucky, Ona Jones, Waynesburg, Kentucky, Oma Black, Taylorsville, Kentucky, Ora Caudill, Louisville, Kentucky: two brothers: Wallace Sims, Kings Mt., Kentucky and Odie Sims, Kings Mt., Kentucky: one sisters; Edith Caudill, Kings Mt., Kentucky: 24 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren and 25 great great grandchildren. He also had one great great great grandchild. Thelmar was grandpa to all little children. They all called him grandpa.

  He was preceded in death by his wife; Eula Katherine (Shea) Sims, who passed away December 26th, 1999: one son; Gelmer Sims: 4 brother; Delbert, Oran, Alvie and Arnold: 3 sisters; Ester, Etheleen and Elsie. Funeral services will be 11:00 a. m., at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral home with Brother Doug Sanders and Brother Johnny Friend officiating. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery, Waynesburg, Kentucky. Visitation will be after 6:00 p. m., Friday, November 22nd, 2003 at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home. (From, Somerset Obits)

 

 

             November 09, 2005 – Wednesday

SMITH, Jean Ball                                                             d. 05 Nov 2005

STANFORD - Services for Jean Ball Smith, 77, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Timothy Ball.

Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Saturday at the J.F.K. Medical Center in Atlantis, Fla.

Born Aug. 12, 1928, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Tinsley and Bernice Sprinkles Ball.

Survivors include three sons, Gary Deatherage (Judy), Stan Soper (Diane) and Steve Soper (Sue), all of Rochester, N.Y.; a daughter, Donna Burke (Frank) of Lakeworth, Fla.; a brother, Timothy Ball of Oklahoma; three sisters, Kate Spoonamore of Stanford, Maye Reed of Danville and Lyda Blanton of Florida; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister: Fannie Lee Reed.

Pallbearers will be Ryan and Jarod Soper, Don Cocuzzi, Christopher Carter, Street Spoonamore and J.R. Reed.  

 

            August 26, 2005 – Friday

SMITH, Rosa Belle Naylor

Rosa Belle Naylor Smith, age 83 of Preachersville, Kentucky passed away on Friday, August 26, 2005 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Hospital in Danville. She was the wife of Roy Smith whom she married on April 22, 1943.

 She was born February 20, 1922 in Lincoln County, Kentucky to the late Tom and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Cain Naylor. She was a member of the Preachersville United Methodist Church and a member of the Womens Missionary Union. She was a former employee of Palm Beach Clothing Company.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Smith of Preachersville, KY., A son, Gerald (Elizabeth Denny) Smith of Preachersville, KY.; 2 grandchildres and 5 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Tom and Lizzie Cain Naylor and her three Brothers, Bill, Marion & Leo Naylor

Pallbearers Include: Billy & Eddie Hawley, Doug & Dougie Smith, Bill Dyehouse & Lester Hopkins Services will be, 11 AM, Monday, August 29, 2005 at the McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Leroy Davis officiating:  Burial will be at  Preachersville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:30 PM, Sunday, August 28, 2005 at McKnight Funeral Home.  

 

                August 31, 2000 – The Woodford Sun, Versailles, KY

SMITH, Roy Lee

Roy Lee Smith, 59, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Woodford County, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at his residence.

Born in Breathitt County, he was a son of the late Estill and Denvie Parks Smith. He had been a horse groom.

Mr. Smith is survived by three daughters, Tabita Smith and Susan Jones, both of Stanford, and Joanna Walls, of McKinney; a son, Gene Smith, Stanford; three sisters, Gerald Dean (Marvin) Oaks, Columbus, Ohio; Nyiokae Spencer, Midway, and Edith Snelling, Versailles; five brothers, Ike Smith, Lawrenceburg; M. T. Smith, Lexington; Floyd Smith and Ronald Smith, both of Florida, and Kenneth Smith, Versailles, and nine grandchildren. Two brothers, Leish and Dorsey Smith, are deceased.

Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, in the Midway Cemetery. The Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, was in charge of arrangements.

   

 

 

 

       November 02, 2005 – Wednesday

 

SOWDER, James Franklin                                                    d. 01 Nov 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - James Franklin Sowder, 67, of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday in Danville.

Born June 2, 1938, in Rockcastle County, he was the son of the late Eddie F. and Laura A. Sowder.

He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include three sons, Rick Sowder and Kenny Sowder, both of Crab Orchard, and Mike Sowder of Versailles; a daughter, Sandy Smith of Danville; a brother, Edward Sowder Jr. of Brodhead; four sisters, Francis Humphress of Alexandria, Hazel Smith of Depauw, Ind., Helen Lunsford of Cincinnati, and Faye Gullett of Shepherdsville; four brothers, Ronnie Sowder of Shelbyville, David Sowder of Mount Vernon, Mark Sowder of Crab Orchard and Chris Sowder of Brodhead; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, James R. Sowder.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home by Clyde Lunsford and David Smith. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Shaun Pendergraft, Jason, Josh, Jon, Matt and Andrew Sowder.  

 

 

                November 07, 2005

 

TILLETT, Pearlea VonLinger

Mrs. Pearlea VonLinger Tillett, age 90 of Crab Orchard, KY., died Monday, November 7, 2005 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford, KY.

She was the widow of William Shirley Tillett who preceded her in death on February 23, 1996. She was born November 12, 1914 in Russell Co. Ky, to the late James S. and Caroline Black Vonlinger. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include; 6 children; William S. Tillette, Jr. of Guatamala, Caroline Collins of Crab Orchard, Hurston R. Tillett, Sr. of Nolan KY, Mary Louise Murray of Brooks, KY., Dewey V. Tillett of Crab Orchard and Phillip O. Tillett, Sr. of Crab Orchard. Also survivied by one sister, Louise Walls of Danville, KY., 18 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren.

 Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Ray and James Tillett, two grandsons, Robert Allen Banta and Mack Tillett, one great grandson Tyler Banta.

  Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

 Services will be 11 A.M., Thursday, November 10, 2005, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, KY.  

 

 

 

                October 06, 2005  

TODD, Hershel L.

Hershel L. Todd, 62, of Versailles, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington.

Born Aug. 16, 1943, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Herbert Austin and Ada Denney Todd. He was an electrician for the state government, a U.S. Army veteran, and a member of Georgetown Church of Christ.

Survivors include three sisters, Ethel Snelling, Ohio, Thelma Braden, Ohio, and Bonnie Owens, Versailles; and two brothers, Clinton Todd, Ohio, and Arvest Todd, Versailles.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill by Minister Joe Hill. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Casket Bearers were Arvest Todd, Ken Owens, Clinton Todd, Harold Todd, Shelby Todd, and Ronnie Todd.

Pub: The Woodford Sun, Oct 06, 2005

 

 

 

                  October 13, 2005 – Thursday

UNDERWOOD, Zella Denney Harris                                    d. 12 Oct 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Zella Denney Harris Underwood, 88, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday.

Born Feb. 5, 1917, in Mount Vernon, she was a daughter of the late William D. and Lee Oma Mae Robbins Denney. She was a member of Providence Church of Christ and the widow of Roy D. Underwood.

Survivors include a son, Johnny A. Harris of Crab Orchard; a stepson, Bill Underwood of Morristown, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Shelly Hues of Morristown, Tenn.; three grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by Thad Eubank. Burial will be in Fairview Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bo Underwood, Russell Abney, J.R. Harris and Bobby Woodall.  

 

               March, 2000 – Preble Co. Ohio

UPCHURCH, Isabell Rice

Isabell Upchurch, 61, of West Alexandria, OH, died Friday, March 24, at Fort Hamilton-Hughes Hospital in Hamilton.

Born May 18, 1938, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Eva (Hendrickson) Rice. She attended the Pillar of Praise Church in West Alexandria.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cullen D. Upchurch, in 1991; and a sister, Elizabeth Bullins.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tracey and Julie Upchurch of West Alexandria; daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Clifford Hodge of Hamilton, Angela and John Collins of West Alexandria; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are five sisters, Peggy Withers of Hamilton, Loretha Napier of Batavia, Verdie Hilton, Mary VanHook and Joyce Helton, all of Michigan; and four brothers, William and Eugene Rice, both of Kentucky, Jasper and Franklin Rice, both of Michigan.

Funeral services were Tuesday, March 28, at the Pentecostal Highway Holiness Church, Hamilton, with the Rev. L.L. Collins officiating. Burial was in Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria. Barnes Funeral Home-Preble Memory Gardens Chapel, West Alexandria, was in charge of arrangements.

 

              

             

             October 13, 2005 – Thursday

WATTS, Helen Griffin                                                            d. 12 Oct 2005

MORELAND Helen Watts, 70, of Maxeys Valley, died Wednesday in Junction City.

Born Sept. 15, 1935, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Finley and Lottie Maddox Griffin. She was a homemaker and a member of Maxeys Valley First Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Herbert Watts; two sons, Wayne Watts of Junction City and Mike Watts of Maxeys Valley; a brother, Franklin Griffin of Maxeys Valley; two half-brothers, Tommy and Virgil Griffin, both of Maxeys Valley; a sister, Laura Crowe of Maxeys Valley; and a grandchild.

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

Pallbearers will be Chris Vaught, Mike Lively, Dennis Lobb, Timmy Martin, Danny Smith and Tommy Smith.  

 

           October 27, 2005 – Thursday

WHEELER, George Roy

George Roy Wheeler, 49 of Hustonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 18 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.

A native of Logansport, IN, he was born Jan. 17, 1956 to the late Glen Douglas Wheeler. He was a carpenter.

Survivors include his mother, Shirley Reed of Bradfordsville; one daughter: Katrina Wheeler; one son, Anthony Miller of McKinney; one brother: Curtis Wheeler of Bradfordsville; four sisters: Wilma Wheeler of Bradfordsville; Pat Huffard of Lafayette, IN; Tonnia Redding of Flora, IN., and Kimberly Walker of Logansport, IN; three grandchildren; two uncles; five aunts; and one great aunt.

Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 21 at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Bro. David Fralix officiating. Burial was in Mays Cemetery.  

 

 

 

             November 11, 2004 – Thursday

WHITENACK, Dakota                                                         d. 03 Nov 2004

Dakota Whitenack, four days, daughter of Charles Anthony and Tracey Louise Logan Whitenack, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

In addition to her parents, survivors include: her maternal grandmother, Ada Logan of Harrodsburg; her maternal grandfather, John Logan of Harlan; her maternal great-grandmothers, Jean Perkins of Harrodsburg and Thelma Logan of Harlan; her paternal grandmother, Mary W. Baker of Harrodsburg, and her paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Abt of Lincoln County.

The funeral was held Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Rev. Derek Baker officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church.  

 

 

               October 4, 2005 – Tuesday

WILDER, William H.                                                     d. 02 Oct 2005

STANFORD - Services for William H. Wilder, 74, of Old Ottenheim Road, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion. He died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.  

 

               February 22, 2001 – The Woodford Sun, Versailles, KY

WILLIAMS, Elizabeth Goodpaster                                    d. 14 Feb 2001

Elizabeth Goodpaster Williams, 93, of Lexington, formerly of Versailles, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at the Darby Square Nursing Center, Lexington.

She was born in Lincoln County on Feb. 10, 1908, the daughter of the late Elza Thomas and Erma Ray Goodpaster. She was a former employee of the Barrett and Son shirt factory in Versailles and was a member of the Versailles First Christian Church. Ms. Williams was also a former worthy grand matron of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by a son, Ronald E. Williams, Lexington; two sisters, Bea Riestenberg, Florida, and Nora Barker, Versailles; two grandchildren, Ginger Deloye and Sharon Beth Bertman; four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Three brothers and three sisters are deceased.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Duell-Clark Funeral Chapel, Versailles, by the Rev. John Weaver. Burial was in the Versailles Cemetery. Casket bearers were Frank Barker, Clarence Thomas Goodpaster, Willie B. Horn, Harold Wallace, Harvey Watts, and James Lloyd Tewmey.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.