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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #32

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto  - Thank you, Gene Martin for contributing obituaries.

AKIN, Gentry, Sr. BARNES, Agnes C. Worley BERRY, Roy Ray
BERRYMAN, Emmett   BLEVINS, Alma Patrick   BROWN, Herman Lester  

BROWN, Woodrow Lee  

CARTER, Audra B. Hall   COLLIER, Frederick L.  
COOK, Gregory Shawn  

CROSSETT, Sue Onstott  

DISHON, Porter L.  
DOUGLAS, Louvenia Lasure   DOWELL, Mark Allen   DURHAM, Ray  
DURHAM, Ruth Ellen  

EDMISTON, Maxine Elliott Moss  

FARMER, Ida Lee Price  
FARMER, W. D.   GARR, Willie Mac   GARRIS, Chester Kenneth  
GARRISON, Margaret S. Douglas   GLASS, Paul James   GORDON, Lois J. Hoskins  
GREENE, Dorothy Jones   GREER, Rosetta Pullum  

GRIFFITTS, Shirley C. Dishon  

HALL, Mary Jewell Smith   HAMILTON, James Douglas   HARDIN, Venia Adkins  
HARPER, Brenda Berry   HARRIS, Sandra Jeanette   HARVEY, Kenneth L.  
HENDERSON, Verna Ramsey  

HUGHES, Mildred Pumphrey

JAMES, Elizabeth Yates  
JOHNSON, Josephine M. Thompson   JONES, J. B.   JONES, Kenneth Lee  
KING, Loyall Preston  

LOVELESS, Gary 

MAY, Ruth Ellen
McQUEARY, Bethel Polston   MIRACLE, James C., Sr.   MORGAN, Cora Hensley  

NAPIER, Lee Frank  

NAPIER, Robert   NEW, Myrtle Mae 
NUCKOLS, Lula Shelton   OWENS, Katie D. McMillan   PAULEY, Robert B., Jr.  
PAYTON, Charles O. Robert   PENMAN, Richard Frye   PELSOR, Hazel Leach  
PEMBERTON, Bonnie Lou  

PENDERGRAFT, Violet Wilcher  

RANDOLPH, Gary W.  
REED, Maye Ball   REED, Melvin Floyd   REEVES, Jane  
REYNOLDS, Rose Coleman   SAYLOR, Anita L. Moore   SCHLAPPI, Marshall Roland  

SCHULER, William Albert  

SEARS, Raymond Lee “Butch”   SHARP, Ronal E.  
SIMS, Dorothy Caudill   SLAUGHTER, Hathaway Barnes  SMITH, Homer  

SUMMERS, James Thomas  

TAYLOR, Lena Hafley   THOMAS, Vivian Wallin  
THOMPSON, Georgie Followell (Coffman)   TURNER, Robert Marvin  

TURPIN, Jason Lee  

WALLS, Danny Parker   WOODALL, Eugene   WOODALL, Mary Hill (Tommye)  
YOUNG, Shirley June Floyd         

 

 

                 January, 23, 2006 – Monday

AKIN, Gentry, Sr.                                                    d. 22 Jan 2006

Gentry Akin Sr., 103, of East Jefferson Ave., died Sunday at his home.

Born Aug. 22, 1902, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late George and Mary Buchanan Akin. He was a charter member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, a former co-owner and employee of Chesnut-Salter-Best Hardware Store and the widower of Blanche Woosley Akin.

Survivors include a son, Gentry Akin Jr. of Danville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Akin.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Tommy Valentine. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.  

 

 

            January 16, 2006 – Monday

BARNES, Agnes C.                                                  d. 13 Jan 2006

LANCASTER - Agnes Cecile Barnes, 84, of Crab Orchard, formerly of Lancaster, died Friday at her home.

Born March 20, 1931 in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Alice Pollard Worley. She was a beautician and member of Crab Orchard Christian Church.

Survivors include a son, Dale L. Goode of West Chester, Ohio; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. John Lowry. Burial will in Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Goode Sr., Mike Goode Jr., Charles and Andrew Hill, and Sam Bourne. [Sent by Gene Martin]

   

 

January 05, 2006 – Thursday

BERRY, Roy Ray

Roy Ray Berry, 54, of Stanford, died Friday, Dec. 30 at his home.

A native of Lincoln Co., he was born July 14, 1951 to the late Carroll and Anna Mae Griffin Berry. He was a pipeline worker.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Roy Ray Berry, Jr.; one sister; and four brothers.

Survivors include four brothers, Jimmy, Mike, and Johnny Berry all of Stanford and Bobby Berry of Chesterfield, IN.; two sisters, Patsy (Butch) Phillips and Jo Ann (Carl) Elliott both of Stanford; two special grandchildren, Heather Sutherland and Cherish Moore; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 2 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Rev. David Hendrickson officiating. Burial was in Berry Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Ronnie Berry, Jody Elliott, Ronnie Adams, Jerry Wilson, Jamie Wilson, and Amber Wilson.  

 

                January 05, 2006 – Thursday

BERRYMAN, Emmett                                                   d. 02 Jan 2006

Emmett “Pap” Berryman, 70, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Winchester, he was born to the late Gano and Jenny Mae Berryman of Nicholas Co.

He was also preceded in death by a son, John Leslie Berryman; and two great grandchildren, Elijah and Leslyn Peel.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Berryman; three children, Buddy (Mae) Berryman and Kathy Rose of Lexington and Wanda Berryman of Crab Orchard; one sister, Freda Clem; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Jan. 4 at the Clarks Funeral Home in Moorefield. Burial was in Clintonville Cemetery in Bourbon Co. with Pastor, Curtis Coots of Silas Baptist Church in Cynthiana officiating.

Active pallbearers were Thomas, Charlie and David Heisel, Jason Peel, Gene Miller, and Mark Allen Berryman. Honorary pallbearers were David Peel, and Danny and Donnie Rose.

   

 

                January 27, 2006 – Friday

BLEVINS, Alma                                                 d. 26 Jan 2006

WAYNESBURG - Services for Alma Blevins, 82, of Somerset, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Johnny Waters. Burial will be Buncomb Cemetery. [Nelson Valley, Pulaski Co. off Hwy 39]

She died Thursday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born Aug. 21, 1923, in Whitley County, she was a daughter of the late Levi M. and Maude Creekmore Patrick. She was a member of Science Hill Baptist Church, Somerset Art League and worked as a reading aid at Eubank Elementary School for 15 years. She was the widow of Harvey E. Blevins.

Survivors include a son, Rodney Blevins of Eubank; a daughter, Vanessa Dixon of Versailles; a brother, Clinton Patrick of Science Hill; two sisters, Fayrene Tackett of Hopkinsville and Blanche Keith of Eubank; and two grandchildren.

 

                      January 19, 2006 – Thursday

BROWN, Herman Lester                                               d. 17 Jan 2006

LIBERTY - Herman Lester Brown Sr., 81, of Calvary Ridge Road, Yosemite, died Tuesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born Aug. 24, 1924, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Elmer Z. and Ada Spears Brown. He was a retired Casey County teacher and a member of Liberty First Baptist Church. He was a World War II veteran and a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient.

Survivors include three sons, Herman L. Brown Jr. and Richard Brown, both of Yosemite, and Mike Brown of Hustonville; a sister, Minnie Dorn of Morning View; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Wayne Naylor. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery with military rites by Casey County Funeral Squad

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.   From Danville Advocate-Messenger. [Sent by Gene Martin]

 

 

                      November 25, 2005 – Friday

BROWN, Woodrow Lee                                                       d. 22 Nov 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - Woodrow Lee Brown, 62, of Blue Ash, Ohio, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday in Ohio.

He was the son of Mae Watson Brown of Blue Ash and the late Woodrow Brown. He was a retired maintenance supervisor for Princeton High School and Crown Cork and Seal Co. He was a member of the Marine Corps. ┼

Survivors include his wife, Lana Roy Brown; two daughters, Lisa Trivett and Renee Brown, both of Blue Ash; a sister, Fay Lamb of Blue Ash; a brother, Ray Brown of Houston, Texas; and six grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by Russell Dunaway. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Strawser Funeral Home, Blue Ash, and noon-2 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home.  

 

                January 26, 2006 – Thursday

BURCHETT, Iva Belle

Iva Belle Burchett, 68, of Stanford died Thursday, Jan. 12, at Stanford House Nursing Home.

A native of Casey County, she was born Sept. 22, 1937 to the late Broudus and Della Mae Bryant Rogers. She was affiliated with the Pentecostal Church.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Lee Angel.

Survivors include her husband, Allen “Tom” Burchett of Stanford; one daughter, Peggy Sue Barnett of Moreland; two sons, Billy Russell Alsman of Junction City and Bobby Ray Alsman of Science Hill; one brother, Wince Rogers of Junction City; nine grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 16 at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Rev. Wendell Douglas officiating. Burial was in Junction City Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Patricia Byrd, Billy Byrd, Robert McCowan, Melvin Alsman, Chester Burnett, and Daniel Pendergraft.  

 

               January 05, 2006, Thursday

CARTER, Audra Beatrice Hall                                          d. 27 Dec 2005

Audra Beatrice Hall Carter, 76, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 27 at the Stanford House Nursing Home.

A native of Lincoln Co., she was born May 2, 1929 to the late Felix and Bessie Cornett Hall. She was a former employee of the Palm Beach Co. in Danville and Bendix Radio in Maryland, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary in Danville, was of the Baptist faith, and the widow of Gradon Dutch Denmyer and Arvil Thomas Carter.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Leonard Hall.

Survivors include a son, Donald Ray (Jane) Denmyer of Eubank; four brothers, Ray Hall and Clarence Vanoy of Waynesburg, Joe Hall of Nancy, and Thomas Hall of Summerville, SC.; two sisters, Mary Coleman of Somerset and Eva Harris of Waynesburg; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 30 at the Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg. Burial was in Parlor Grove Cemetery.  

 

                      December 8, 2005 – Thursday

COLLIER, Frederick Lawrence                                             d. 04 Dec 2005

STANFORD - Services for Frederick Lawrence Collier, 78, of Lecanto, Fla., will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by Vola Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Sunday at his home.

Born Sept. 29, 1927, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Mallon "Ike" and Lucy Naylor Collier. He was a retired machinist for IBM Corp. and a member of Lincoln Masonic Lodge 60 and Robert M. Sircle Masonic Lodge 954 in Lexington. He was a Baptist and an Army veteran of World War II. He also was a gunsmith and the widower of Myrtle Woods Collier.

Survivors include a son, Larry Collier of Hernando, Fla.; a daughter, Sharon Barman of Lawrenceburg; a brother, Marion Collier of Tyler, Texas; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Grant and Robert Miller, Pat Peck, Gary and Terry Winchester and Mark Elliott.  

 

                   January 05, 2006 – Thursday

COOK, Gregory Shawn

Gregory Shawn Cook, 27, of Minford, OH., died Sunday, Jan. 1 at the Cable-Huntington Hospital.

A native of Logan Co., OH., he was born Oct. 1, 1978 to Clark Cook and Teresa Taylor Cook of Minford, OH. He was a construction worker and member of Sunshine Church of Christ of Minford, OH.

Survivors include one brother, Brad Gooch of Lexington; and one sister, Amanda Cook of Minford, OH.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 4 at the McKinney Baptist Church with Rev. David Gambrel officiating. Burial was in Cook’s Point Cemetery in Kings Mountain.

Active pallbearers were Jason Taylor, Ronnie Cook, Curtis Cook, Brandon Fields, Scott Taylor, Gary Taylor, Stephen Reed, and Kyle Coulter.

Spurlin Funeral Home of Stanford was in charge of the arrangements.  

 

              December 11, 2005 – Sunday

CROSSETT, Sue Onstott                                           d. 08 Dec 2005

Susie Bell Catherine Onstott Crossett, 100, died Thursday in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Born July 22, 1905, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Nannie Spratt Onstott. She was a retired school teacher for the deaf. She was the widow of Joseph Crossett.

Survivors include three step-sons, Gerald, Donald and Kenneth Crossett, all of New York; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Margie Silvernail. A graveside memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Hustonville Cemetery by David Smith.

Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.  

             

             May 24, 1991 – Friday

DISHON, Porter L.                      d. 23 May 1991

Porter L. Dishon - 385 Chamberlain Drive
Retired Greyhound Bus driver
Born: Stanford - Lincoln County, KY
Died: Thursday at his residence
Mother: Gertrude Woods Dishon, Williamstown, KY
Father: Walter Dishon (deceased)
Daughters: Sue Horton, Alma Goderess, Phyllis Sandlin, Carla Dishon, Judy Dishon, Lynn Jones, Kathy Dickey, Joy Davidson, Martina Hulvey, and Sheila Young
Sons: Ron, John, Jim and Don Dishon, Gilbert and Charles Burton
Sister: Laverne Holmes
Brothers: Pete Dishon and Ed Dishon.

[Source: Central KY Newspaper - May 24, 1991]  

 

                January 10, 2006 – Tuesday

DOUGLAS, Louvenia Lasure                                          d. 08 Jan 2006

 STANFORD - Services for Louvenia Lasure Douglas, 64, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born May 28, 1941, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Manles and Grace Gilpin Lasure. She was a retired teacher, having taught at Broughtontown and Stanford elementary schools. She was a member of Stanford Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Vernon Douglas; three sons, Mark Douglas and Wesley Douglas, both of Stanford, and Richard Douglas of Lexington; three brothers, Charles Lasure of Narcoossee, Fla., and Manles and Paul Lasure, both of Stanford; four sisters, Thelma Sebastian and Florence Misenheimer, both of Stanford, Alberta Wood of Danville, and Mary Still of Louisville; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Curt Folger, Danny Godbey, Sam Gooch, Bruce Smith, Clyde Oaks and Paul Playforth.

 Douglas, Lovenia Lasure

STANFORD- Lovenia Lasure Douglas, 64, died Sun., Jan. 8, 2006. Visit, Tues. 5-9 pm, service, Wed. 2 pm, all at Spurlin Funeral Home. spurlinfuneralhome.com Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 1/10/2006. [Sent by Gene Martin]

   

                     January 19, 2006 - Thursday

DOWELL, Mark Allen

Mark Allen Dowell, 50, of Summer Hill Court, Somerset, died Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Baptist Regional Hospital in Corbin.

A native of Crawfordsville, IN., he was born Sept. 17, 1955 to Sylvia Jean (Kidd) Dowell of Waynesburg and the late Leonard Dowell.

Survivors include one son, Kyle Dowell of Somerset; one daughter, Chrystal Dowell of Somerset; two brothers, Ronnie Dowell of Stanford and Tim Dowell of Waynesburg; and one sister, Diane Orcutt of Junction City.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 16 at the Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill.      From 19 Jan I . J .       [Sent by Gene Martin]

 

 

                      December 11, 2005 – Sunday

DURHAM, Ray                                                            d. 08 Dec 2005

CINCINNATI - Ray Durham, 79, formerly of Moreland, died Thursday at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati.

Born Dec. , 7, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Raymond and Olka Nicholson Durham. He was a retired chief master sergeant in the Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Eleanora Anderson Durham; three brothers, Russell and Sam Durham of Moreland, and Horace D. Durham of Cincinnati; four sisters, Helen Mills of Little South, June Southerland of Butchertown, Bell Disney of Louisville and Dale Berns of Wake Forest, N.C.; a step-son, George Rich of Hillard, Ohio; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services were held Saturday at George H. Rohde & Son Funeral Home.

   

                      January 21, 2006 -Saturday

DURHAM, Ruth Ellen                       

CRAB ORCHARD - Ruth Ellen Durham May, 64, died Jan. 18, 2006. Visit 6-9 pm Fri., funeral 10 am Sat., McKnight Funeral Home.

Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 1/21/2006 [Sent by Gene Martin]

   

                      December 01, 2005 – Thursday

EDMISTON, Maxine Elliott Moss

Maxine Elliott Moss Edmiston, 92, of Frankfort, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Monday, Nov. 28 at the Bradford Square Nursing Home in Frankfort.

A native of Bryantsville, she was born Jan. 4, 1913 to the late Rufus M. Morgan Moss, Sr. and Mary Shearer Moss. She was a homemaker, member of the Crab Orchard Baptist Church, and widow of Francis Edmiston.

She was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Christine, Acton, Ray, Horace, Elsa, Bonnie, Hubert and Viven.

Survivors include a daughter, Mildred Edmiston Smith of Frankfort; one brother, Rufus M. Moss, Jr., of Pontiac, MI.; one grandson, Rodford Edmiston Smith of Frankfort; one granddaughter, Kimberly Smith Herbert of Versailles; and great granddaughters, Barbara and Beth Herbert of Versailles.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, Dec. 1) at 1 p.m. at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Rev. Doug Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

   

 

                     January 24, 2006 – Tuesday

FARMER, Ida L. Price                                                   d. 23 Jan 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Ida Lee Price Farmer, 77, of Louisville, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Monday in Louisville.

Born March 26, 1928, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ray and Ila Hunter Price. She was a retired seamstress for Palm Beach Co., a member of Crab Orchard Christian Church and Crab Orchard Eastern Star. She was the widow of Wallace E. Farmer.

Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Gaither of Louisville and Pam Kirby of Hamilton, Ohio; a brother, Wayne Price of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

   

 

                      December 01, 2005 – Thursday

FARMER, W. D.                                                                  

W. D. Farmer, 67, of Stanford, died Saturday, Nov. 26 at his home.

A native of Lincoln Co., he was born June 26, 1938 to the late Dink “Junior” Farmer and Mae Middleton Farmer. He was a farmer, had retired from Allison Abrasives after 16 years, and was the widower of Carol E. Farmer.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Lawrence Farmer and J. C. Farmer.

Survivors include one son, Bill (Lynn) Farmer of Stanford; one daughter, Melissa (Ottie) Carter of Somerset; one brother, Jack Farmer of Crab Orchard; three grandchildren, William Aaron Farmer, Jordan Ross Carter, and Rachel Elaine Carter; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Rev. Stuart Mason officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Richard Crouch, Robert Crouch II, Dale Oldiges, Aaron Farmer, Ross Carter, and Ottie Carter.

                     

 

               December 7, 2005 – Wednesday

GARR, Willie Mac                                                                 d. 05 Dec 2005

Willie Mac Garr, 89, of Stanford, died Monday at her home.

Born July 4, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ennies and Alice Garr. She was a former employee of Hub Frankel department store, a member of Stanford First Baptist Church and the Pansy Club.

Survivors include four sisters, Pauline Walker, Lottie Gooch, Hazel Jones and Vivian Welch, all of Stanford.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Stanford First Baptist Church by the Rev. Floyd R. Raglin. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Edward Gooch, Michael Welch, Danny Jones, Ennies Penman, Robin Brown and Dennis Penman. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Roosevelt Walker, James M. Welch, Keith Brown, Michael Welch and members of the Pansy Club. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

                January 16, 2006 – Monday

GARRIS, Chester Kenneth                                                                 d. 15 Jan 2006

STANFORD - Chester Kenneth Garris, 68, of Stanford, died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home. [Sent by Gene Martin]

January 17, 2006 : Chester K. Garris

STANFORD - Services for Chester Kenneth Garris, 68, of Stanford, will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery by the Rev. David Gambrel and with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.

She died Sunday at his home.

Born April 14, 1937, in Elmira, N.Y., he was a son of the late Stanton J. and Elizabeth Slocum Garris. He was retired from the Naval Ordinance and a truck driver for Pegasus Transportation in Louisville. He was a 32nd degree Mason with Masonic Lodge Post 60 in Stanford

Survivors include two sons, Raymond Garris of Eubank and Darrin Garris of Waynesburg; two daughters, Tarry Patterson of Stanford and Crystal Brown of Waynesburg; two brothers, Clayton Garris of Anderson County, Tenn., and Donnie Garris of Elmira, N.Y.; two sisters, Marilyn Huffman of Louisville and Frances Ducker of Melbourne, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Kevin and Kyle Garris, Nick and Sammy Brown, David Patterson and Jeremy Viands.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, 40423. [Sent by Gene Martin]

   

 

                January 26, 2006 – Thursday

GARRISON, Margaret Southard Douglas

Margaret Southard Douglas Garrison, 74, of Stanford, died Friday, Jan. 20 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Lincoln Co., she was born March 2, 1931 to the late John and Claudia Robbins Douglas. She was a housewife and charter member of Willow Grove Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Gene Douglas.

Survivors include her husband, George Garrison of Stanford; one daughter, Darlene (Robert) Adams of Stanford; three brothers, Vernon, Bill and Johnny Douglas, all of Stanford; two sisters, Rose Smith and Nellie Long both of Stanford; two grandchildren, Erin Johnston and Jason Sowder; one great granddaughter, Leah Johnston; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 23 at the Willow Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Brad King officiating. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Nephews served as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Jason Sowder and T.E.L. Sunday School Class.

Memorials preferred to Baptist Children's Home. Spurlin Funeral Home of Stanford was in charge of the arrangements.

   

 

                January 05, 2006, Thursday

GLASS, Paul James

Paul James Glass, 87, of Liberty, died Sunday, Jan. 1 at the Liberty Care Center in Liberty.

A native of Mountain City, TN., he was born December 13, 1918 to the late Paul William and Myrtle Roark Glass. He was a farmer, a World War II Army veteran, member of the Cuba Community Church of God, and widower of Evelyn Beuchler Glass.

Survivors include his wife, Dallie Kimes Glass of Junction City; four sons, Donnie Glass of Argyle, Dennis and Danny Glass both of Stanford, and Jimmy Cook of Chicago, IL.; three daughters, Rhonda Duncan of Liberty, Sharon Waddell of Waynesburg, and Sandy Hoffman of Cincinnati, OH.; several stepchildren; two brothers, Leon Glass of Eubank and Eugene Glass of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Evelene Richards of Arizona and LaVerne Ford of Cincinnati, OH.; 21 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday Jan. 4, at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home with Rev. Aaron Hogue officiating. Burial was in Cress Cemetery in Waynesburg.

   

                January 09, 2006 – Monday

GORDON, Lois Jean                                                               d. 06 Jan 2006

Services for Lois Jean Gordon, of Danville, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church by the Revs. Ernest Martin and Doug Wesley. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late George and Stella Wilson Hoskins. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church for 37 years.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth R. Gordon; a son, Mike Gordon of Brandon, Fla.; four daughters, Joan Raines of Louisville, Betty Shaw of Paducah, Linda Keck of Danville and Judy Glasscock of Perryville; a brother, Homer Hoskins of Stanford; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ernie Raines, Timothy Keck, Jimmy Wayne Glasscock II, Tyson Gordon, Sean Woody and Darrell Kidd.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church.  

 

 

                      November 25, 2005 – Friday

GREENE, Dorothy Jones                                                      d. 22 Nov 2005

Services for Dorothy Jones Greene, 73, Logan Avenue, will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Doyle Lister. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 29, 1932, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Nannie Mae Brummett Jones.

She was a 30-year, retired employee of Boyle Lumber Co. and a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway, where she was a first-grade Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Greene; three daughters, Sharon Bryant and Lisa Edwards, both of Danville, and Susan Warmoth of Nicholasville; five sisters, Nellie Denny and Lois Carrier, both of Lancaster, Arvena Fowler of Harrodsburg, Eula Parks of Lexington and Beulah Gartner of Cincinnati; three brothers, Gilbert Jones, Paul Jones and Charlie Jones Jr., all of Stanford; and six grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Morris Bryant, Clay Bryant, Daryle Edwards, Mark Warmoth, Brad Edwards and Michael Jones.  

 

 

                       December 01, 2005 – Thursday

GREER, Rosetta Pullum

Rosetta Pullum Greer, 99, of Luther Gooch Road, Kings Mountain, died Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

A native of Lincoln Co., she was born Aug. 30, 1906 to the late William Riley and Angeline Stull Pullum. She was a homemaker, the oldest living member of the Pleasant Point Baptist Church having joined in 1920, and widow of George Albert Greer.

She was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Ronnie Napier and David Greer; and a sister, Alma Delk.

Survivors include three sons, Marvin Greer of Elsmere, Herman Greer of Kings Mountain, and Hubert Greer of Hermitage, AR.; three daughters, Gladys Marie Clarkson of Waynesburg, Lorena Napier of Kings Mountain, and Ethel Irene Eads of Covington; four sisters, Ada Snow of Kings Mountain, Bessie Lay of Georgia, Effie Jones of Michigan and Martha Jones of Ohio; 19 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 29 at Fox Funeral Home with Bro. David Gambrel officiating. Burial was in K. P. Hall Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Bobby Clarkson, Jr., Marty Clarkson, Christopher Barnett, Michael Barnett, James Kocher, James Napier, David Patterson, and Wayne Greer. Honorary pallbearer was Anthony Lee Watson.  

 

 

                January 16, 2006 – Monday

GRIFFITTS, Shirley Charlene                                                 d. 14 Jan 2006

SPRINGFIELD - Shirley Charlene Griffitts, 72, of Springfield, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born July 10, 1933, in Kings Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Emmett L. and Emmett Pierce Phillips Dishon. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.

Survivors include her husband, John A. Griffitts; three sons, Leslie A. Griffitts, Guy W. Griffitts and Ernest C. Griffitts, all of Springfield; a brother, Charles V. Dishon of Toms River, N.J.; and five grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home by the Rev. Hershel Carter. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.  

 

 

                January 30, 2006 – Monday

HALL, Mary Jewell Smith                                                             d. 28 Jan 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Mary Jewell Smith Hall, 59, of Marksbury Avenue, Lancaster, died Saturday at Lancaster Christian Care Center.

Born June 1, 1946, in Stanford, she was the daughter of the late Earl P. and Elizabeth I. Johnson Smith McDermott. She was a member of Pine Grove Church of Christ and the widow of Frank Hall.

Survivors include two sons, Jeffery V. Hall of Lancaster and Darrell R. Hall of Newport; a daughter, Jennifer L. Johnson of Lancaster; a stepsister, Dolly M. Smith of Gambill; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Earl F. Hall.

Services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pine Grove Church of Christ by the Rev. Thurmon Pearson. Burial will be in Pine Grove Church Cemetery.

McKnight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

 

                 December 25, 2005 – Sunday

HAMILTON, James Douglas                                                     d. 23 Dec 2005

MORELAND - Services for James Douglas Hamilton, 42, of McKinney, formerly of Bardstown, will be 2 p.m. today at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Eason Cemetery. He died Friday in Lincoln County.

Born Feb. 17, 1963, in Bardstown, he was the son of the late James R. and Imogene Oder Hamilton. He worked for Asplundh.

Survivors include his wife, Freda Johnson Hamilton; four brothers, Bobby, Ricky, David and Freddy Hamilton, all of Bardstown; four sisters, Rose Richardson, Gail Hamilton and Wanda Parker, all of Bardstown, and Peggy Mikulec of Danville.

Pallbearers are David Gerkey, Charles Lee Yocum, Tommy Johnson, Timmy and David Hamilton and Willie Reed. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby and Ricky Hamilton and Ray and Steve Gerkey.

MCKINNEY - A Lincoln County man died Friday after losing control of his vehicle on Ky. 1178 and crashing into a semi truck, police said.

James D. Hamilton, 42, of McKinney, died in the crash, which occurred about 6 p.m. a mile east of McKinney. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Lincoln County Coroner Bill Demrow. He was not wearing a seat belt.

According to Kentucky State Police, Hamilton was headed east in his Dodge Ram pickup when he lost control in a curve. The vehicle entered onto the grass-covered shoulder and Hamilton overcorrected when trying to return to the roadway. Hamilton's truck slid across the center line and was struck by an oncoming Kenworth driven by Robert E. Snow, 36, of Hustonville. Snow sustained no injuries.

Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies along with members of the McKinney Area Rescue Squad assisted at the scene. Trooper Eric C. Taylor investigated.  

 

           December 22, 2005 – Thursday

HARDIN, Venia Adkins                                                                d. 20 Dec 2005

MORELAND - Services for Venia "Sis" Atkins Hardin, 81, of Junction City, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by J.R. Fields. Burial will be in Moreland Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Feb. 19, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Dexter and Laura McCowan Atkins. She was an artist, a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Run Baptist Church. She was the widow of Stanley David Hardin.

Survivors include a son, William S. Hardin of Maxey Valley; three daughters, Brenda Hardin, Vanessa Curtis Shepperson and Mary Beth Curtis Shepherd, all of Junction City; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Benny and Thomas Hardin.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Atkins, Brent Salyers, Jack Judy, Matthew Hardin, Geoffery Lyvers, Dudley Hardin and Archie Curtis. Honorary pallbearers are Travis Godbey, Eugene and Stanley Hardin, Dan Rutledge, Ray Marion, Richey Shepperson and Lillian Allender.  

 

 

                 December 15, 2005 – Thursday

HARPER, Brenda Berry

Brenda Harper, 52, of Somerset, died Thursday, Dec. 8, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

A native of Lincoln County, she was born Sunday, Aug. 16, 1953 to the late Robert Earl & Imogene Cox Berry. She was a nurse at Britthaven Nursing Home for 22 1/2 years and a member of Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include her husband Jerry Harper of Somerset; brother, Wayne Berry of Stanford; maternal grandmother, Opal Cox of Waynesburg; two nieces; and one nephew.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 10 at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home with Bros. Herman Hamilton and Ed Wilson officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery.

            

 

               January 19, 2006 - Thursday

HARRIS, Sandra Jeanette

LIBERTY - Sandra Jeanette Harris, 30, of Kings Mountain, died Dec. 27 in Kings Mountain.

Born April 6, 1975, in Chicago, she was a daughter of Frances Kobilca Harris of Kings Mountain and the late Richard Harris. She was a former chemical equipment repairer and an Army veteran.

Other survivors include two sisters, Tina Freund of Eubank and Diane Freund of Virginia Beach, Va.; a half-brother, Patrick Harris of Illinois; and grandmothers, Lena Kobilca of Kings Mountain and Jeanette Harris of Ciciro, Ill.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. Derik Durham. Bartle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

From 19 Jan Danville Advocate-Messenger  [Sent by Gene Martin]

   

 

             December 27, 2005 – Tuesday

HARVEY, Kenneth L.                                                              d. 24 Dec 2005

Kenneth L. Harvey, 87, of Danville, died Saturday at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born July 20, 1918, in Pawtuckett, R.I., he was the son of the late Harold L. and Mae Twist Harvey. He was a foreman for Corning Glass in Danville for 40 years, a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Boyle Post 46 and The Presbyterian Church of Danville. He was the widower of Emogene Hester Harvey.

Survivors include two daughters, Regena Harvey of Danville and Roseanne Amburgy of Oregonia, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Valorie Caddell of Junction City; a stepson, Stuart Wilson of Danville; and a grandchild.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford. Pallbearers will be members of American Legion.

 

 

 

          December 22, 2005 – Thursday

HENDERSON, Verna M.                                                        d. 20 Dec 2005

STANFORD - Services for Verna Mae Henderson, 65, of Mason Gap Road, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at home.

Born Oct. 2, 1940, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Russell F. and Alma Barnes Ramsey. She was a former employee of Denny's Restaurant in Danville and a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

Survivors include two sons, Tim Henderson of Stanford and Jeff Henderson of Stanford; six brothers, Don Ramsey of Lancaster; Gary Ramsey of Richmond, Ind., Dennis Ramsey of Economy, Ind., Ben Ed Ramsey of New Palestine, Ind., and Jerry Ramsey of Stanford; two sisters, Sue Deatherage and Sandra Muse, both of Stanford; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Mike Henderson, Clifton Boyd, Stephen Muse, Brian Muse, Scotty Ramsey and David Ramsey.

Honorary pallbearers are Dewey Camel, Chris Goatee and Matthew Henderson.

      

 

           December 11, 2005 – Sunday

HUGHES, Mildred                                                              d. 10 Dec 2005

STANFORD - Mildred Hughes, 86, of Cynthiana, died Saturday at Lakeside Heights Nursing Home.

Born June 2, 1918, in Kings Mountain, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie K. Roberts Pumphrey. She was a housewife and a member of First Church of God. She was the widow of Cecil Hughes.

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Barbara Plummer of Alexandria; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Lonnie Plummer.

Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Gold. Burial will be in Sims Cemetery. Memorials may go to the Alzheimer's Association.  

 

 

                 January 16, 2006 – Monday

JAMES, Elizabeth Yates                                                       d. 14 Dec 2006

PERRYVILLE - Services for Elizabeth Hungate Yates James, 80, of Roanoke, Ala., formerly of Harrodsburg, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

She died Saturday in Roanoke.

Born Sept. 20, 1925, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Henry K. and Hester Sims Yates. She was a former owner and operator of James House Antiques and a part-owner of Pioneer One-Hour Cleaners. She was a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church where she was a former member of the Women's Circle, a member and past president of Harrodsburg Women's Club and a member and former secretary of Mercer County Fair and Horse Show board. She was the widow of John H. James.

Survivors include two granddaughters, Caribeth Durham Brown of Roanoke and Jaymie Durham Ross of Danville; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cassandra "Cassie" James Durham.

Pallbearers will be Donnie McCroskey, Bill Johnson, Jack Leonard, Jimmy Dean, Joe Mike Wilder, Danny Matherly, Bill Curry and Donald Fisher.

Honorary pallbearers are Michael Fisher, Barry Vandivier, Bronston Yeast and Mickey Ragland.  

 

 

                  January 19, 2005 - Thursday

JOHNSON, Josephine May Thompson

Josephine May Thompson Johnson, 82, of N. Hwy. 1247, Eubank, died Tuesday, Jan. 10 at her home.

A native of Eubank, she was born Dec. 30, 1923 to the late Alonza Thompson and Elsie Kessee Thompson. She was a homemaker, member of Church of God of Prophesy, and the widow of John Henry Johnson. She also loved to quilt.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Harold Thompson; five sisters, Gladys Seufert, Ethel Lynch, Edna Singer, Madeline Whitney, and Hazel Conley; and a grandchild, Darren Black.

Survivors include six sons, Lewis (Shirley) Johnson and Garry (Chris) Johnson both of Eubank, Charles (Mae) Johnson of Waynesburg, Ray (Wanda) Johnson of Science Hill, Robert (Tammy) Johnson of Nancy, and Larry Johnson of Somerset; four daughters, Jean (Lynndel) Black, Genevieve (Victor) Howson, and Darlene (Alton) Fulcher, Jr., all of Eubank and Oneida (Tim) Bell of Somerset; one brother Darrell Thompson of Williamsburg, OH.; 15 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Arnold Harper officiating. Burial was in Pilot Cemetery in Eubank. [Sent by Gene Martin]  

 

 

                 January 08, 2006 – Sunday

JONES, J.B.                                                                                     d. 05 Jan 2006

LANCASTER - Services for J.B. Jones, 73, of Richmond Street, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Swafford. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Thursday at his home.

Born March 1, 1932, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late David and Margaret Pollard Jones. He was retired employee of IBM and a member of McKinney Christian church.

Survivors include two great-nephews, Sonny and Jason Lester, both of McKinney; three great-great-neices, Allison Cress of Richmond; Andrea Lester of Hustonville and Jaylynn Lester of McKinney; three great-great-nephews, Aaron Lester of Monticello, Cody Lester of Brodhead and Micah Lester of McKinney; two great-great-great-neices, Ashton Cress of Richmond and Delaney Lester of Monticello; and two great-great-great-nephews, Ethan and Lucas Cress, both of Richmond.

Pallbearers will be Ray Kersey, Donald Cain, Fred Martin, Butch Cress, and Jason and Sonny Lester.  

 

             

                  January 17, 2006 – Tuesday

JONES, Kenneth Lee                                                                               d. 16 Jan 2006

WAYNESBURG - Kenneth Jones, 79, of Waynesburg, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.   From Danville Advocate-Messenger. [ Sent by Gene Martin ]

January 19, 2006: 

Kenneth Lee Jones

Kenneth Lee Jones, 79, of Waynesburg, died Monday, Jan. 16 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Martins Ferry, OH., he was born Thursday, September 23, 1926 to the late Orville and Berta Bates Jones. He was a WWII and Korean War veteran, member of the 475 Infantry Regiment “Merrill's Marauders” and the American Legion, and widower of Shirley Mae Whaley Jones.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Tony Pepper.

Survivors include three daughters, Kristi Ryan of Mt. Eden, and Sherri Foreman and Vicki Leonard both of Shepardsville; a brother, Norman Jones of Waynesburg; a sister, Mildred Sites of Reading, PA; a very special mother-in-law, Ruby Whaley of Louisville; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, Jan. 19) at 10 a.m., at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg with Rev. Vola Brown officiating. Burial will be in Jeffersontown Cemetery with committal services at 2 p.m. with military rites.  From I. J.   [Sent by Gene Martin]

 

 

 

               January 09, 2006 – Monday

KING, Loyall Preston                                                           d. 08 Jan 2006

Services for Loyall Preston King, 78, of Pine Grove Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born July 4, 1927, in Casey County, the son of the late James W. and Monnie F. Murphy King. He was a member of Junction City Christian Church, a secretary for the Fish and Game Club in Junction City and a lifetime member of American Rifle Association. He was an employee of Centre College and the U.S. Postal Service for 18 years.

Survivors include his wife, Emma Lane King; three sons, Loyall "Dude" King Jr. and James B. King, both of Stanford, and Jerry L. King of Lancaster; four daughters, Kathy Bowen of Stanford, Lily Proctor and Linda Wells, both of Danville, and Neena Peavler of Junction City; six brothers, Thomas King of Georgetown, Nobel King and Lilburn King, both of Junction City, J.C. King and Darrell King, both of Moreland, and Rev. Beral King of Casey County; and two sisters, Allene Coontz of Junction City and Decie King of New York; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Clay Peavler, Dorsey Proctor, Kenny Peavler, Eli Wells, Jimmy King and Michael Carey.   Stith Funeral Home.  [Sent by Gene Martin ]

            January 10, 2006 – Tuesday

King, Loyall Preston

STANFORD - Loyall Preston King, 78, died Sun., Jan. 8, 2006. Services 11 am Thurs., Stith Funeral Home, Danville. Visit after 5 pm Wed. Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 1/10/2006.

 

 

         January 11, 2006 – Wednesday

LOVELESS, Gary                                                                  d. 10 Jan 2006

MORELAND - Services for Gary Loveless, 63, of Hustonville, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Cleo Cox. Burial will be in Loveless Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 29, 1942, in Muncie., Ind., he was the son of the late Ira Herbert and Aletha Agnes Cox Loveless. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Charlotte Schrader.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia McClary Loveless; a daughter, Denise (Scott) Smothers of Danville; two sons, Tim (Sabrina) Loveless of Parksville and Sean (Rebecca) Loveless of Hustonville; and eight grandchildren. (From  I. J. - states, seven grandchildren)

Pallbearers will be Glen Haney, Quentin and Tom Johnson, Tim Loveless, Scott Smothers and Johnny B. Hall. Honorary pallbearer is Sean Loveless.  

 

 

                January 26, 2006 – Thursday

MAY, Ruth Ellen

Ruth Ellen May, 64, of Clover Court, Stanford, died Wednesday, Jan. 18 at her home.

A native of Stanford, she was born Wednesday, June 4, 1941 to the late Johnny and Mildred Lucille (Shaffer) Durham. She was a homemaker, member of Stanford Baptist Church, and widow of William “W.L.” May.

Survivors include one daughter, Rhonda (Rex) Neal of Stanford; two sons, Douglas Ray Hendrickson of Urbana, IL., and Donald Patrick (Diana Lynn) Hendrickson of Danville; one daughter, Sandra (Gary) Woodall of Stanford; foster son, Alben Skaggs of Louisville; one brother, Charles Durham of Stanford; two sisters, Virginia Roberts of Campbellsburg and Mildred Gray of Brodhead; and 13 grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. until time of service at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. at the McKnight Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Ray Durham officiating. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Active pallbearers are Rex Neal, Gary Woodall, Charles Wayne Gray, Scott Harper, Willie Durham, and Russ Clark. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Miller and James Rose.

       

 

 

             January 12, 2006 - Thursday

McQUEARY, Bethel

Bethel McQueary of Louisville, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005.

She was born may 6, 1930 to the late Herman and Tema Polston.

Survivors include one son, Darryl McQueary of Hubert, NC.; two daughters, Donna Mac Neal and Vickie McQueary both of Louisville; four sisters, Shelby Tillett of McKinney, Mabel Releford of Stanford, and Shirley McKinney and Ruby Goins both of Cincinnati, OH.; eight grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 22 at the Foreman Funeral Home in Louisville. Burial was in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville. [Sent by Gene Martin]  

 

 

                December 11, 2005 – Sunday

MIRACLE, James C.                                                           d. 09 Dec 2005

WAYNESBURG - Services for James C. "J.C." Miracle Sr., 85, of Eubank, will be 1 p.m. today by Robert Miracle at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Woodstock Cemetery with military rites by Causwell Saufley Post 18.

He died Friday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born Feb. 12, 1930, in Bell County, he was the son of the late Fred P. and Eller Miracle. He was an Army veteran who served in Vietnam.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Napier Miracle; two sons, Anthony and James C. Miracle Jr., both of Eubank; three daughters, Lanita G. Miracle of Loveland, Ohio, Donna E. Hinkle of London and Sandra K. Cook of Eubank; three brothers, Fred P., Houston and Ira L. Miracle, all of Brownies Creek; seven sisters, Elsie Miracle and Lucille Howard, both of Middlesboro, Annette Hensley, Dolly Gibbons and Estella Miracle, all of Brownies Creek, and Wanda S. Jackson and Gertrude Miracle, both of Pontiac, Mich.; 15 step-brothers and sisters; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

   

 

                       December 6, 2005 – Tuesday

MORGAN, Cora Hensley                                                    d. 04 Dec 2005                                                   

STANFORD - Services for Cora Hensley Morgan, 75, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Chester Cornett. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born Jan. 3, 1929, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Cora Brewer Hensley. She was a nursing assistant, retired from Fort Logan Hospital after 21 years. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, J.M. Morgan; three daughters, Sandra Sparkman and Brenda Bertram, both of Stanford, and Donna Morgan Stoudemeyer of Danville; a brother, Jerry Hensley of Florida; two sisters, Dillie Blough of Florida and Jessie True of Nicholasville; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Danny Bertram, Roger Sparkman, Daniel Short, Keith Withrow, Jon Collins and Lee Sparkman.  

 

                       December 08, 2005 – Thursday

NAPIER, Lee Frank

Lee Frank Napier, 82, of Crab Orchard, died Friday, Dec. 2 at the Veterans Hospital in Lexington.

A native of Suzan, WV., he was born Jan.15, 1923 to the late Leander Napier and Pollie Hensley Napier. He was a retired electrical engineer and a WWII Army veteran.

He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Debrah Sluder.

Survivors include his wife, Tiny Elaine Napier of Crab Orchard; children, Dora Lail of Lexington, Robert Napier of Palm Bay, FL., Charles Napier of Nicholasville, Jimmy and Doug Napier both of Lexington, Carl Napier of South Carolina, and Kathy Oaks of Indianapolis, IN.; one brother, Jim Napier of Amelia, OH.; one sister, Betty Proffitt of Crab Orchard; 14 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Joey Hoskins officiating. Burial was in Crab Orchard Cemetery with military rites by Stanford Caswell Saufley Post #18 of the American Legion  

 

 

                January 30, 2006 – Monday

NAPIER, Robert                                                                          d. 28 Jan 2006

LANCASTER - Robert "Booney" Napier, 66, of Napier Lane, died Saturday at his home.

Born June 27, 1939, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Robert and Lena LaFevers Napier. He was a retired bus driver for Garrard County schools and a member of Pentecostal Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Sherri Manuel Napier; a son, Steven Napier of Garrard County; and two daughters, Angela Napier and Amy Herren, both of Garrard County; a brother, Lee Napier of Berea; three grandchildren; and a stepgrandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Robin Napier.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Donald King. Burial will be in Manuel Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Lincoln Co. KY  

 

             

                January 24, 2006 – Tuesday

NEW, Myrtle Mae                                                               d. 22 Jan 2006

STANFORD - Services for Myrtle Mae New, 74, of McKinney, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Curtis Brock. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.

She died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born May 7, 1931, in McKinney, she was the daughter of the late Lou H. and Celeste Elliott Wall. She was a retired nursing assistant at Fort Logan Hospital and a member of McKinney Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Noble New; a daughter, Christine Moore of McKinney; a stepson, Michael New of Pulaski County; a stepdaughter, Jeanie McKinney of Eubank; a brother, William J. Wall of Kings Mountain; a sister, Deva Wise of Louisville; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be William D. Watts, David W. Watts, Earl Wise, Keith Preston, Russell Godbey Jr. and Harold Carrier.  

 

 

                     December 08, 2005 – Thursday

NUCKOLS, Lula Shelton  

Lula Shelton Nuckols, 81, of Crab Orchard, died Friday, Dec. 2 at the Fort Logan Hospital.

A native of Lincoln Co., she was born June 14, 1924 to the late John Reed and Lavinia Hopkins Shelton. She was a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church, former co-owner of The Sweet Shop, and widow of Cecil Gilmer Nuckols, Sr.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Dennis Lowry Nuckols; three sisters, Merlie Todd, Shirley Adams, and Elizabeth Englund; and four brothers, Joseph, Dudley, Morris and John Shelton, Jr.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Nuckols Hale of Lancaster and Marlene Kay Nuckols Smith of Crab Orchard; one son, Cecil Gilmer (Linda) Nuckols, Jr. of Crab Orchard; five granddaughters, Rachel Hale (Grady) Drew, Jennifer Hale (Ray) Pevley, Stasi (John) Smith Swope, Brooke Smith Wrenn, and Mara Nuckols (Josh) Siler; one grandson, Bruce Daniel (Dana) Nuckols; great granddaughters, Kara and Brecken Wrenn and Jade Pevley; and great grandsons, Ethan Swope and Cadence Nuckols.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Bros. Dan Gutenson and Tony Shelton officiating. Burial was in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Bruce Nuckols, Raymond Pevley, John Swope, Josh Siler, Lonnie Smith, and Chris Faulkner. Honorary pallbearers were her nephews.  

 

 

                  January 05, 2006 – Thursday

OWENS, Katie Dian                                                 d. 31 Dec 2005

Katie Dian Owens, 57, of Danville died Saturday, Dec. 31 at her residence.

A native of Boyle Co., she was born Aug. 14, 1948 to the late Thomas Leslie and Mary Edna Humphrey McMillan. She was a factory worker.

She was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Britney Nicole Owens.

Survivors include three sons, Tim Owens of London, Jim Owens of Corbin, and David Owens of Cincinnati, OH; one sister, Mary Leslie Rousey of Moreland; and two grandchildren: Cheyanne Leigh Owens and Zachary Chimplin.

Active pallbearers were Richard and Steven Rousey, Gabriel Turpin, Tim, Jim, and David Owens, and Zachary Chimplin.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan 2 at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Rev. Scott Wilson officiating. Burial was in the Hustonville Cemetery.  

 

 

               January 06, 2006 – Friday

PAULEY, Robert B. Jr.                                                    d. 03 Jan 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Robert B. "Chip" Pauley Jr., 58, of Lexington, formerly of Crab Orchard and Tampa, Fla., died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born March 7, 1947, in Mullens, W.V., he was the son of the late Robert B. and Vivian D. Poff Pauley. He was a professional boxer in the middleweight division. He was self-employed in the home window construction business, a former general manager for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Tampa, and a former vice president of a subsidiary of Aluminum Industries in Jacksonville, Fla. He was a member of Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Mullens.

Survivors include his wife, Darla Jean McKenzie Pauley; two sons, Kenneth A. Pauley of Fort Wright and Robert B. Pauley III of Florida; a brother, Mike Pauley of Land O' Lakes, Fla.; and his mother-in-law, Ruth Armstrong of Crab Orchard.

Services are 3 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Jan McKenzie. Burial will be in Blueridge Memorial Gardens in Beckley, W.V.  

 

 

                  December 01, 2005 – Thursday

PAYTON, Charles O. Robert

Charles Ornsby Robert Payton, 71 of Moreland died Sunday, Nov. 27 at his residence.

A native of Casey Co., he was born June 11, 1934 to the late Dave and Allie Shoapman Payton. He was a plumber and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Travis Payton; three brothers, Freebert, Jessie and Herlin Payton; and three sisters, Betty Walker, Elsie Davidson, and Josephine Humphrey.

Survivors include five sons, Wayne Payton of Liberty, Robert and Timmy Payton both of McKinney, Keith Payton of Hustonville, and Chuck Payton of Middleburg; four sisters, Chelcie Turpin of Stanford, and Virginia Corso, Lois Crawley, Rudell Schmidt and Jeanie Reckley all of Indianapolis, IN.; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 30 at New Hope Baptist Church with David Fralix and Joey Harness officiating. Burial was in the New Salem Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Donald, Ricky Dale, David, Bryan, and Dion Payton and Mike Naylor.  

 

 

   January 05, 2006 – Thursday

PELSOR, Hazel                                                                d. 01 Jan 2006

Hazel Pelsor, 99, of Stanford, died Sunday, Jan. 1 at the Stanford Health and Rehabilitation Center in Stanford.

A native of Casey Co., she was born March 26, 1906 to the late Forch and Lela Frederick Leach. She was a former employee of The Crosley Radio Corporation in Cincinnati, OH., worked at Puget Sound Navel Yard in Bremerton, WA.; a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church; and the widow of John Pelsor.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dory and Lance Leach; five sisters, Minnie Leach, Agnes Stearns, Daisy Maupin, Mae Sims, and Lillie Pulliam.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 4 at the Fox Funeral Home with Bro. John Dean officiating. Burial was in K. P. Hall Cemetery.  

 

 

                     

               January 05, 2006

PEMBERTON, Bonnie Lou                                              d. 02 Jan 2006

Bonnie Lou Pemberton, 54, of Danville died Monday, Jan. 2 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Hospital in Danville.

Born May 11, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Tolbert and Mary Griffin Pemberton. She was a Baptist.

Survivors include three sons, Louis Wayne Pemberton of Spartanburg, SC., Eugene Collins, Jr., of Georgetown and Russell Dale Collins of Lexington; two brothers, Anthony Pemberton of Somerset and Roger Dale Pemberton of Georgetown; three sisters, Molly Proctor of Danville, Barbara Jean Griffin of Temple, GA., and Lisa Joseph of Mt. Sterling; and 13 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan 5) at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with Rev. Larry Moore. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers are Billy Brock, Billy Berry, William “Junior” Griffin, Gary King, Russell Collins, Tony Pemberton, Jeff Parker and David King.  

 

 

 

                  January 12, 2006 – Thursday

PENDERGRAFT, Violet Deloris Wilcher

Violet Deloris Wilcher Pendergraft, 72, of Danville, formerly of Hustonville, died Wednesday, Jan. 4 at Charleston Health Care Center in Danville.

A native of Casey Co., she was born Oct. 30, 1933 to the late James and Dorothy Merritt Wilcher. She was retired from Cowdens Manufacturing in Stanford, worked as a CNA at Fort Logan Hospital, a volunteer at West Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services, and a member of Ellisburg Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy Wilcher.

Survivors include her husband, Dwain “Dink” Pendergraft of Hustonville; two sons, Darin (Michelle) Pendergraft of Danville and James Robert (Jennifer) Pendergraft of Hustonville; two daughters, Nina Kay “Katie” (Henry) McCowan of Junction City and Larraine (Tony) Warner of Hustonville; five sisters, Gertrude (Walt) Davis of Silvis, IL., Matilda (Dee) Price of Ore City, TX., Vivian Spahr of Stanford, Diane (David) Cook of Knoxville, TN., and Sandy (Gary) Chandler of Fayetteville, NC.: two brothers, Grover (Linda) Wilcher of Dallas, GA., and James (Marsha) Wilcher of Burgin; four grandchildren, Anthony and Jason McCowan, Shaun D. Pendergraft, and Kebra Nimmo; and one great granddaughter, Taylor Rae Pendergraft.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Ellisburg Baptist Church with Bros. G. W. Smith, Harold Thompson, and Jeremiah Nimmo officiating. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Shaun D. Pendergraft, Anthony and Jason McCowan, Steve Wilcher, Scott Spahr, and Kenneth Tanner. Honorary pallbearers were the staff at Charleston Health Care Center and the Ellisburg Baptist Church Choir.

W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home of Moreland was in charge of the arrangements. [Sent by Gene Martin]

 

 

December 25, 2005 – Sunday

PENMAN, Richard Frye                                                             d. 22 Dec 2005

Services for Richard "Cheepy" Frye Penman, 54, of Stanford, will be 12 p.m. Tuesday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home by the Rev. Floyd Raglin. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

He died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born May 29, 1951, in Stanford, he was the son of Margaret Penman. He was an Air Force veteran, a member of Clifton Baptist Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Other survivors include a sister, Agatha Henry of Stanford; and two nephews, Garey and Carey Henry of Stanford.

Pallbearers will be David, George, James and Kenneth Penman, Sonny Brown and Charles Manning.

Honorary pallbearers are Valerie, Elizabeth, Dorothy and Hershel Penman, Rasalio Guitierrez, and Darlene and Steven Spicer.  

 

                 January 29, 2006 – Sunday

RANDOLPH, Gary W.                                                              d. 27 Jan 2006

STANFORD - Gary W. Randolph, 38, of Crab Orchard, died Friday at University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Born May 22, 1967, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Carl and Jeanette Johnson Randolph. He was a farmer.

Survivors include four sisters, Sally Reed, Gay Owens, Tammy Lamb and Teresa Petrey, all of Crab Orchard.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Friendship Cemetery by Cecil Roundtree.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   

 

 

                       November 22, 2005 – Tuesday

REED, Maye Ball                                                                 d. 21 Nov 2005

STANFORD - Maye Ball Reed, 74, of Danville, died Monday at her home.

Born March 9, 1931, in Stanford, she was a daughter of the late Tinsley and Bernice Sprinkles Ball. She had been a telephone operator and a member of United Methodist Church. She also was a volunteer for the Senior Companion program.

Survivors include a son, John Johnson of Florida; a brother, Timothy Ball of Oklahoma; two sisters, Kate Spoonamore of Stanford and Lyda Blanton of Indiana. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Donna Jones. Pallbearers will be nephews.  

 

 

                        December 6, 2005 – Tuesday

REED, Melvin Floyd                                                             d. 05 Dec 2005

MORELAND - Melvin Floyd Reed, 81, of Stanford, formerly of Junction City, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 15, 1924, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Coley and Eppie Lowe Reed. He was a retired farmer and a member of Alum Springs First Church of God.

Survivors include his sister, Birdie Ross of Harrodsburg.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Garry Allen. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery.  

 

 

      

           January 15, 2006 – Sunday

REEVES, Jane                                                               d. 13 Jan 2006

WAYNESBURG - Jane Reeves, 92, of Somerset, died Friday at Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 4, 1913, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late William P. and Leslie Smith Reeves.

Survivors include a brother, Gilbert Reeves of Burlington; and two sisters, Carol Reeves and Lottie Bryant.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Double Springs Cemetery.

Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

 

                     December 7, 2005 – Wednesday

REYNOLDS, Rose                                                                         d. 06 Dec 2005

LANCASTER - Rose Reynolds, 42, of Lancaster, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born July 18, 1963, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Patsy Barker Coleman. She was a homemaker and a member of Church on the Rock.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Reynolds Jr.; a daughter, Tina Laws of Berea; four stepsons, Roy L. and Ricky Reynolds, both of Louisville, Jeff Reynolds of Lancaster and Charlie Reynolds of Eubank; a stepdaughter, Michelle Wall of Lancaster; four brothers, Sherman Coleman of McKinney, Charles Coleman of Kings Mountain, Johnny Coleman of South Fork and Hershell Coleman of Berea; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Mark Sharvior. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

           

 

          December 08, 2005 – Thursday

SAYLOR, Anita Lynn

Anita Lynn Saylor, 51, of Broughtontown Road, Waynesburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Detroit, MI., she was born Sept. 1, 1954 to Lindy Moore and Georgia Hibdon Moore of Waynesburg. She was a homemaker and member of Olive Baptist Church in Waynesburg.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Janice McMullin.

Other survivors include her husband, Charles Saylor; two sons, Jason Eldridge of Danville and David Eldridge of Nashville, TN; four grandchildren, Chelsea, Nickalaus, Nathaniel, and Lauren Grace Eldridge; and two stepchildren, Michael and Terri Saylor both of Kentucky.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Morris and Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Bert Hall officiating. Burial was in Olive Baptist Church Cemetery in Waynesburg.  

 

 

                        December 01, 2005 – Thursday

SCHLAPPI, Marshall Roland                                            d. 21 Nov 2005

Marshall Roland Schlappi, 79, of Ottenheim, died Monday, Nov. 21 at the Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

A native of Ottenheim, he was born Oct. 14, 1926 to the late Fred and Emma Hoehn Schlappi. He was a retired lifelong dairy farmer, member of the Lutheran Faith, and recipient of a Purple Heart of the Korean War having served in the Army. ┼

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Herman and Paul A. Schlappi; and two sisters, Hattie Kocher and Barbara Feldman;

Survivors include his wife, Dorothea Link Schlappi of Ottenheim; three daughters, Ellen (Larry) Lowery of Amelia, OH., Eileen (Steve Denny) Sneed of Ottenheim, and Eunice Schlappi of Lawrenceburg; six grandchildren, Josh, Mark, Erin and Danielle Lowery, and Timothy and Matthew Sneed; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 25 at the Ottenheim Immanuel Lutheran building with Pastor David Witten officiating. Burial was in the St. Sylvester Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Caswell Saufley American Legion Post #18 of Stanford.

Active pallbearers were Steve Denny, Larry Lowery, Mike Link, Harold Feldman, Bill Tucker, Randy and Mark Rowe, and Dale Osterman. Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren, Andrew and Cecil Schlappi, Jerry Zwahlen, and David Feldman.

McKnight Funeral Home of Crab Orchard was in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

                       November 27, 2005  - Sunday

SCHULER, William Albert                                                   d. 26 Nov 2005

CRAB ORCHARD - William Albert "Bill" Schuler, 67, of Waynesburg, died Saturday at his home.

Born July 25, 1938, he was the son of Elizabeth Link Schuler of Waynesburg. He was a farmer and a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Blankenship Schuler of Waynesburg; four sons, William A. Schuler Jr. and Charles M. Schuler, both of Waynesburg, Russell A. Schuler of Stanford and Thomas W. Schuler of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Deborah S. Fulton of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Mary C. Baker of Harrodsburg; a brother, Joseph A. Schuler of Memphis, Ind.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

   

 

                  January 18, 2006 - Wednesday

SEARS, Butch                                                                   d. 17 Jan 2006

LIBERTY - Raymond Lee "Butch" Sears, 60, of Middleburg, died Tuesday at his home.

Born July 28, 1945, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Raymond E. and Cleo Katherine Trailor Sears. He was a self-employed gate salesman and attended Mount Olive Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Johnson Sears; a son, Raymond O. Sears of Dunnville; a brother, Wayne "Junior" Sears of New Salem; and a sister, Barbara Wilcher of Hustonville. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa S. Sears.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Greg Powell and Leslie Bentley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David L. Johnson, Chris Baldwin, Jeff Hill, Doug Johnson and David H. Johnson.   Danville Advocate-Messenger of 18 Jan. [Sent by Gene Martin]

   

 

           January 08, 2006 – Sunday

SHARP, Ronal E.                                                                          d. 05 Jan 2006

STANFORD - Services forRonal E. Sharp, 68, of Pin Oak Drive, were Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 17, 1937, in Russell Springs, he was the son of Elizabeth Kimble Sharp and the late Charles S. Sharp. He was a former employee of the Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. and started Bluegrass Mobile Homes in Lincoln County. He served as president of Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Walking Horse Association. He was also a mason and member of Stanford Baptist Church.

Other survivors include his wife, Danna Cornelius Sharp; a son, Ronnie Sharp of Stanford; two daughters, Judy Burton and Beth Sharp, both of Stanford; a step-daughter, Amy Davis of Liberty; a brother, Donal Sharp of Waco, Texas; a companion, LeeAnn McFerron of Stanford; four grandchildren; and a step-grandson.

Services were Saturday Pallbearers were Sammy Martin, Sam Reid, Lee Burton, Doug Aaron, Kenton Harper, Rodney Rice, Reid Harrod and Gordon Montgomery.

Honorary pallbearers were Mike Sims, H.R. and George Saufley, John Hukle, Elmer True, Bobby Fowler, Bobby Robbins, Earl D. McWhorter, and past and present employees of Bluegrass Mobile Homes.  

 

 

               December 16, 2005 – Friday

SIMS, Dorothy Caudill                                                                     d. 14 Dec 2005

SCIENCE HILL - Dorothy Caudill Sims, 79, of Kings Mountain, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Oct. 9, 1926, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Hassel and Matilda Bastin Caudill. She was a retired employee of Cowden Manufacturing Co., a member of Pond Missionary Baptist Church and the widow of Arnold Sims.

Survivors include two sons, Sherrill Sims of Crab Orchard and Stevie Sims of Kings Mountain; two daughters, Susie Hamilton of Waynesburg and Shirley Childers of Kings Mountain; two brothers, Richard Caudill of Ohio and Willie Caudill of Kings Mountain; three sisters, Glenna Falconberry, Ivadean Fields and Ruby Ritchie, all of Ohio; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pond Missionary Baptist Church by Gordon Chaney. Burial will be in Pond Cemetery. Morris and Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

 

            January 24, 2006 – Tuesday

SLAUGHTER, Hathaway Barnes                                           d. 20 Jan 2006

Hathaway Barnes Slaughter, 66, died Friday.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Slaughter; two daughters, Contessia McPherson and Beatrice Perkins; and two sons, Kenneth Slaughter and Antious Slaughter.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Barrows Cemetery, Stanford.

   

 

            December 22, 2005 – Thursday

SMITH, Homer                                                           d. 21 Dec 2005

STANFORD - Homer Smith, 76, of Stanford, died Wednesday at his home.

Born May 28, 1929, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late Elias J. and Lucy Aumus Smith. He was an automobile painter, a member of Stanford Baptist Church and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Smith of Stanford; two sons, Homer Smith Jr. and Gary Bush, both of Stanford; two daughters, Frances Banks and Mary Lasure, both of Stanford; a brother, E.J. Smith of Stanford; four sisters, Agnes Howard of Crab Orchard, Elnore Burke and Nancy Bradley, both of Brodhead, and Pauline Thompson of Preachersville; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be nephews and grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers are Jody Lasure, Ray Banks, John A. Smith and Bruce and Donald Richardson.  

 

 

             April 17, 2003 – Thursday

 

SUMMERS, James Thomas  

James Thomas Summers, 66, of 504 East Walnut Street, Danville, died Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at his residence.

    Born October 9, 1936 in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Maurice James Singleton and Annie Summers. He was the widower of Daisy Gladys Summers.            He was a member of Pioneer Baptist Church.

   Survivors include: one son, David A. Summers, Junction City; three daughters, G. Dianne Summers, F. Darlene Sallee and Debbie K. Summers, all of Harrodsburg; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by a grandson.

    A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 20, at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev. Lewis M. Walter officiating.

 

 

            December 8, 2005 – Thursday

TAYLOR, Lena Hafley                                                             d. 07 Dec 2005

MORELAND - Lena Hafley Taylor, 90, of Charleston Health Care Center, died Wednesday at her home.

Born June 7, 1915, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late J.W. and Mamie Lee Snow Sharp. She was a homemaker and a member of Ellisburg Baptist Church. She was the widow of Gus Hafley and Earl Taylor.

Survivors include a son, Doug Hafley of Stanford; two stepsons, Joe and Bill Taylor, both of Casey County; four stepdaughters, Sue and Ruth Derringer, both of Indiana, Anna L. Norfleet of Somerset and Wanda Price of Casey County; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; several stepgrandchildren; and several step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a stepson, Jim Taylor.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.  

 

 

             January 26, 2006 – Thursday

THOMAS, Vivian Wallin

Vivian Wallin Thomas, 84, of Cape May, NJ. died Tuesday, Jan. 17 at her home.

A native of Lincoln Co., she moved to Pennsylvania upon her marriage.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Thomas DiAntonio; a son David ( Debbie) Thomas; a brother, Lowell (Norma Jean) Wallin of Lockland, OH.; four sisters, Edie (Glynn) Dishon of Norwood, OH., Judy Croushorn of Danville, Joyce (Tommy) Messer of Crab Orchard, and Janet (Doug) Bishop of Brodhead; two aunts, Lil Adams of Alexandria and Mrs. Myrna Adams of Somerset; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Her final resting place is in the Olde Red Church in Cape May, NJ. Ingersoll-Greenwood Funeral Home, N. Wildwood, NJ. was in charge of the arrangements  

 

 

             January 26, 2006 – Thursday

THOMPSON, Georgie Followell

Georgie Followell Thompson, 90, of Danville, died Thursday, Jan. 19 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Casey County, she was born Nov. 26, 1915 to the late Jessie Lee and Carrie Wilcher Coffman. She was retired from American Greetings and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lucille Wilson.

Survivors include one brother, Jessie F. Coffman of Big South Fork; two granddaughters, Debbie Gilbert of Cincinnati OH., and Carol Lee Davis of Liberty; and five great grandchildren, Stephanie Durham, Dwayne Bebra, Kristy Harper, Brandy Patterson and Aaron Patterson.

Funeral services were held, Sunday, Jan. 22 at the W L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland with G.W. Smith officiating. Burial was in the Hustonville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jonathan, Lonnie and Ricky Courtwright, Garnett and Elmer Lee Coffman, and Ron Gilbert.  

 

 

             January 19, 2006 - Thursday

TURNER, Robert Marvin

Robert Marvin Turner, 68, of Village Square, Lancaster, died Friday, Jan. 13 at his home.

A native of Garrard Co., he was born Aug. 23, 1937 to the late Collie Patterson Turner and Helen Fletcher Turner. He was a retired mechanic of 40 years having working at Elliott Motors and Turner Service Station, a member of the Lancaster Nazarene Church, and the widower of Betty Brummett Turner.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Bill, TatHarmon, and Dick Turner; and two sisters, Ruby Pharris and Everee Gabbard.

Survivors include two sons, Marvin (Jennifer) Turner of Lancaster and Robert Michael (Leslie) Turner of Stanford; two daughters, Reba Ann (Carl) Turner of Lancaster and Carol (Mark) Turner of Stanford; three brothers, Bro. Burt (Ruth) Turner and Chester Ed Turner both of Lancaster, and Hurbert Turner of Ohio; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 16 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Lancaster with Rev. David Young officiating. Burial was in Cartersville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Ernie Ellis, Royce Hall, Bobby Grant, Tony Browning, Roger Davis, Kevin Rhodus, Roy Browning, and Earl Turner. Honorary pallbearers were Nikki Turner, Mark Turner Jr., Jason Turner, Kayla Turner, Ashley Turner, Dylan Michael Turner, Raegan Harrison, and Dexter Turner. [Sent by Gene Martin]

 

 

 

                 January 08, 2006 – Sunday

TURPIN, Jason Lee                                                                      d. 06 Jan 2006

MORELAND - Services for Jason Lee Turpin, 83, of Danville, will be 11 a.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Doug Wesley, Rodney Lynch and Morris Trayner. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18.

He died Friday at his residence.

Born Oct. 25, 1922, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Alry and Laura Asbury Turpin. He was a farmer and member of Calvary Baptist Church in Danville. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Evans Turpin; two daughters, Carol Hurn of Frankfort and Susan Whitis of Somerset; four sisters, Margie Lawson of Sharonville, Ohio, and Elsie Hair, Gladys Doud and Myrtle Hart, all of Junction City; two brothers, Bobby G. Turpin of Crab Orchard and Arrival D. Turpin of Martinsville, Ind.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Shawn Whitis, Scott Roberts, Chester Doud, Don Turpin, Gile Cochran and Jeff McBee.  

 

 

          December 27, 2005 – Tuesday

WALLS, Danny P.                                                                   d. 25 Dec 2005

STANFORD - Danny Parker Walls, 55, of McKinney, died Sunday at his home.

Born Jan. 6, 1950, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Rollie B. and Ruby Coontz Walls. He was an employee of ATR Wire and Cable Co. for 15 years and Brown and Williamson Co. for 14 years. He was a member of the Pentecostal church.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Brown Walls; a daughter, Jessica Walls of McKinney; a brother, Dale Walls of McKinney; four sisters, Jean Preston and Ruth Ann Preston, both of Danville, and Marie Carpenter and Connie McCammon, both of McKinney; and a grandchild.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Brown and Ed Carman. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Terry Wray, Timmy Walls, Timmy Folger, Edward Walls, Popcorn Brown and Johnny Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Chase McCammon, Scott Preston, Mickey Preston, Corey Preston, Thomas Preston and Jerome McCammon.

   

 

                  Janurary 05, 2006 – Thursday

WOODALL, Eugene "Gene"                                             d. 26 Dec 2005

Eugene "Gene" Woodall, 60, of River Drive, Stanford, died Monday Dec. 26 at his home.

A native of Lincoln County, he was born March 4, 1945 to the late Edd & Anna Mullins Woodall. He was a farmer and a member of Gilbert's Creek Baptist Church in Lancaster.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Kilby and two brothers Robert & Ray Woodall.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Carolyn Poynter Woodall of Stanford; one son, Chris Woodall of Stanford; one stepson, Robbie Poynter of Stanford; three sisters, Judy Ingles and Virgina Johnson of Lancaster, and Helen Frazier of Concord, NC.; three grandchildren; and six step grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Thursday Dec. 29 at the American Legion Post #345 East Main Street in Stanford with Rev. Jerry Browning officiating.

Obituary courtesy of Fox Funeral Home in Stanford.  

 

            January 21, 2006

WOODALL, Mary Hill (Tommye)

STANFORD - Mary Hill (Tommye) Woodall, 83, died Jan. 19, 2006. Funeral 2 pm Sun., Mt. Hebron Methodist Church. Visit Sat. 5-7, Fox Funeral Home.

Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 1/21/2006. [Sent by Gene Martin]  

 

             December 15, 2005 – Thursday

YOUNG, Shirley June Floyd

Shirley June Floyd Young, 76, of Kings Mill Road, Danville, died Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the Danville Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

A native of Detroit, MI., she was born April 13, 1929 to the late Russell Floyd and Mayme Young Silver. She was a retired juvenile officer for Lincoln/Jessamine and Garrard counties, a foster parent, a member of the Moreland Christian Church, and the widow of Robert Earl Young.

Survivors include two sons, Floyd Young of Danville and Russell (Jean) Young of Summerville, SC.; one daughter, Karen (Shelby) Lakes of Stanford; a half sister, Debbie Collins of Junction City; one half brother, Orville Baker of Versailles; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 12 at the Fox Funeral Home with Bro. David Smith officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.