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Lincoln County, Ky Obituaries File #34

 Submitted By:  Carole French DiSanto   

Thank you Barbara Rice for contributing obituaries

 

ADAMS, James Milton BAKER, Marilyn Joseph BAUGHMAN, Elgin Walker
BAUGHMAN, Margaret Ann BELDON, Daisy Brown BURRIS, Rena Allen
COFFMAN, Lena Ellis COOTS, Sophia Day COPPAGE, Elton A.
COX, Edith F. Sears COX, (Lillian) Imogene Allen CRANK, Marie Wilson
CRAWFORD, James Rice CROWE, Mary V. Asberry CURRY, Terry L.
DAVIS, Emelie B. Camenisch DUNN, Helen Lucas EAST, Lloyd H.
EGNER, Ruby Johnson FARMER, Carol E. Haggard FOLEY, Delores Watts
FOLEY, Shelly Jullian FRANKLIN, C. Jean Yates FRANKLIN, Roy C.
GAINES, Juanita Helton GASTINEAU, Roxie Padgett GOOCH, Louie
HENDERSON, Catherine Robbins HENDRIX, Edna Lewis HORTON, Larry Denton
HUNLEY, Ceretti Hendrickson HUTCHISON, Joe Van JOHNSON, Billy E.
LANE, Martha Naylor LEATHERS, Goldie Hall LISSALL, Andrew Steven
LYNN, Everett B. McBRAYER, Louise Jones Bertram MELTON, James Preston Jr.
MIDDLETON, Lucy Brock NEWCOMB, Martha Belle PEAVYHOUSE, Elwood
RHODUS, Claude L. RICE, Keith Wayne   ROBERTS, Terry Lee
ROBINSON, Lisa M. Southerland SHARP, Danna Cornelius SIMS, Darvin  Eugene
SMITH, Thomas Wyatt SPARKMAN, Ruby Hasty STOCKTON, Leona Vandivier
TAPP, Johnetta Moberly TERRY, Mary Long TURPIN, Lauton
VANHOOK, Janie E. Poynter WILKERSON, Mattie M. Penman  

  

 

 

        March 29, 2004 - Monday 

ADAMS, James Milton                                             d. 25 Mar 2004 

CRAB ORCHARD  - James Milton Adams, 71, of Hwy. 618, died Thursday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington.

Born March 19, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Elmer and Isabelle Gibbons Adams. He was the widower of Janet Fay Brummett Adams He was a retired employee of National Casket Factory and Tecumseh of Somerset. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include a daughter, Sheila Bryant of Brodhead; two sons, Roger and Kenny Adams, both of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Services are 2 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tom, Everett, Charles, Wendell and Tommy Adams and Cecil Gibbons.

   

            July 11, 1996 - Thursday

BAKER, Marilyn Joseph                                              d. 10 Jul 1996
LANCASTER - Marilyn Baker, 67, Fall Lick Road, died Wednesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 7, 1928, in Leslie County, she was a daughter of Rebecca Day Joseph of Lancaster and the late Mitchell Joseph. She was a homemaker and a member of Maple Avenue Baptist Church.

Other survivors include her husband, Clarence Baker; two daughters, Carolyn Craig of Danville and Virginia Baker of Lancaster; a son, Daniel Baker, Lancaster, and Johnny Isaacs, Lancaster, whom she thought of as a son; four brothers, Willie Joseph, John Joseph, and Mitchell Joseph Jr., all of Lancaster, and Harold Joseph, Louisville; three sisters, Ruth Warmouth, Rhoda Hacker and Martha Boggs, all of Lancaster; and four grandchildren.

 Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by Hunt Miller and the Rev. Andy Baker. Pallbearers will be James D. Arnold, Doug Price, Collis Ray, Johnny Isaacs, Robert Craig, Roy Hopkins, Mitchell Playforth and Burl Cornelius. Honorary pallbearers are Vera Ray, Becky Hacker, Connie Yeakey, Grace Baker and Margaret Simpson. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, P.o. Box 1213, Danville, Ky. 40422. [ Parents of Marilyn are buried at Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery]

 

     December 16, 2003 - Tuesday

 

BAUGHMAN, Elgin H. Walker                                   d. 12 Dec 2003

MORELAND - Elgin H. Baughman, 83, of Athens, Ala., died Friday at Huntsville Hospital.

Born in Water Valley, Miss., she was the daughter of the late James D. and Mildred Walker.

She was a graduate of the University of Mississippi and worked in the engineering office of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Survivors include her husband, John H. Baughman; a daughter, Ann B. Porter of Rogersville, Ala.; a son, Jimmy Baughmann
of Marietta, Ga.; and two grandchildren.

Services are 2 p.m. Monday at McConnell Funeral Home in Athens.

Graveside services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Don Burton.

Pallbearers are Billy Ray Douglas, Josh Douglas, Brian Gover, Steve Porter, Bobby Ellis and Glen Shearer.

Visitation is noon-2 p.m. Monday at McConnell Funeral Home in Athens and 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to the Athens Limestone Public Library, 405 E. South St., Athens, Ala., 35611 or the charity of choice.

 

      

             February 14, 2004 - Saturday

BAUGHMAN, Margaret A.                                        d. 12 Feb 2004

MORELAND - Margaret Ann Baughman, 80, of Hustonville, died Thursday at her home.

Born July 17, 1923, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Hettie Floyd Baughman. She was retired from
the University of New York at Oneonta where she served as associate dean of students. She was a member of Hustonville
Christian Church and received her undergraduate degree from Brenau College in Gainesville, Ga., and her master's from Indiana University.

Survivors include two brothers, Sam H. Baughman of Hustonville and John H. Baughman of Athens, Ala.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Betsy Smith and Don Burton. Burial will be in
Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Billy Ray Douglas, Josh Douglas, Steve Porter, Glen Shearer, Jimmy Baughman, Fred Reichenbach and Brian Gover.

 

 

       Pub: August 23, 1998 – Sunday 

BELDON, Daisy Brown                                          b. 18 Feb 1906 -  d. 22 Aug 1998
LIBERTY - Daisy Beldon, 92, of Liberty died Saturday at Liberty Care Center.
Born Feb. 18, 1906, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Brown. She was a homemaker and
the widow of Kelly Beldon.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Lou Alstott of Liberty; a granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

  

 

             March 08, 2006 - Wednesday

BURRIS, Rena Allen                                               d. 07 Mar 2006

MORELAND - Rena Allen Burris, 100, of Hustonville, died Tuesday at her home.

Born Aug. 30, 1905, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Florida Stapp Allen. She was a homemaker, a member of Hustonville Christian Church for more than 60 years, and a member of Christian Woman's Fellowship. She was the widow of Stanley "Jack" Burris.

Survivors include two daughters, Elaine Wesley of Liberty and Lorene Maupin of Campbellsville; a son, Bennie Burris of Hustonville; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandsons; eight great-grandchildren; a step great-grandson; and two great-great-granddaughters.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hustonville Christian Church by the Revs. Don Burton and J.D. Shipp. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Stanley Burris, Joe and David Maupin, Brad Wesley, Phil Nally and J.D. Shipp. Honorary pallbearers are Chris Burris, John and Jim Nally, Wesley Spencer, Aaron Shipp, Casey Maupin, Josh Long and Joseph Long Jr.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to Hustonville Christian Church building fund.

 

 

 

           March 04, 2004 - Thursday

COFFMAN, Lena Ellis                                     d. 29 Feb 2004

MORELAND - Lena Coffman, 87, of Orange Park, Fla., died Sunday in Florida.

Born Aug. 30, 1916, she was the daughter of the late James and Brusha Peyton Ellis. She was the widow of Elmer C. Coffman.

Survivors include a son, Elmer G. Coffman of Orange Park, Fla.; three sisters, Edna Peyton and Essie Taylor, both of Liberty, and Mary Mullins of Lebanon; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith.

Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

 

 

           Pub:  February 26, 2006 – Sunday

COOTS, Sophia Day

b. 14 Apr 1922 – d. 25 Feb 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Sophia Day Coots, 83, of Crab Orchard, died Saturday at her home.

Born April 14, 1922, in Leslie County, she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Melinda Lewis. She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of Bige Coots.

Survivors include three sons, Homer Coots of Danville, Michael Coots of Dayton, Ohio, and *Pat Coots of Crab Orchard; two daughters, Jackie Brock of Villa Rica, Ga., and *Hazel Saylor of Crab Orchard; four brothers, Lloyd Day of Xenia, Ohio, Dexter and Paul Day, both of Hyden, and Ernest Day of Lancaster; three sisters, Myrtle Fouts and Annie Hensley, both of Hyden, and Lillian Joseph of Ohio; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Bige Coots Jr.

Arrangements are incomplete at McKnight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Coots Family Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be J.R. Brock, Jeffrey Strickland, Larry Phillips, Bill Mullins, Phillip Coots and Stanley Saylor.

 

 

        November 27, 1996 - Wednesday

COPPAGE, Elton A.                                                 d. 26, Nov 1996
Services for Elton Alexander Coppage, 89, formerly of Casey County, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Buasum. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Charleston Health Care Center. Born Aug. 16, 1907, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Leslie and Kizzie Goode Coppage. He was a farmer and a member of Rocky Ford Baptist Church. He was the widower of Myrtie Downey Coppage.
Survivors are a son, Edwin "Buddy" Coppage, Liberty; four daughters, Alta Reid of Hustonville, Frances Porter of Charlestown, Ind., Anna Vanoy of Frankfort and Zetta Vaught of Lexington; a sister, Christine Downey, Princeton; 34 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four children, Norma Beldon, Mary Lou Coppage, Wayne Coppage and Elton Coppage Jr. Pallbearers will be Gary Reid, David Beldon, Benjanin Wooley, Michael Coppage, Steve Vandy, Tim Coppage and Greg Vaught.
Honorary pallbearers are Richard Reid, Joe Beldon, Dwayne Beldon, Edwin Wooley, Mark Wooley, Barry Wooley, Todd Coppage and T.J. Coppage.

 

        Pub: February 26, 2006 – Sunday

COX, Edith Florence Elizabeth

 b. 07 Feb 1928 – d. 25 Feb 2006

MORELAND - Services for Edith Florence Elizabeth Sears Cox, 78, of Lebanon, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Humes and Shannon Queenan. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

She died Saturday at Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Home.

Born Feb. 7, 1928, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Bud and Minnie Reeves Sears. She was a homemaker and the widow of Bonia Melvin Cox.

Survivors include a daughter, Judy Keeling of Lebanon; a son, Jerry Melvin Cox of Lebanon; a brother, Robert Sears of Casey County; three sisters, Lillie Followell of Franklin, Ind., Wanda Sears of Stanford and Ruby Compton of Liberty; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Keeling, Scotty Wright, James Brown Jr., James W. Brown Tony Florence and Stewart Sears.

 

 

              January 28, 2004  - Wednesday

COX, (Lillian) Imogene Allen                           d. 24 Jan 2004                          

Graveside services for Lillian Imogene Allen Cox , 80, of Lexington Center for Health and Rehabilitation, formerly of Danville , will be
1 p.m. Tuesday at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Don Benningfield. She died Saturday.

Born March 6, 1923, in Ellisburg, she was the daughter of the late Winfield S. and Lilly Ann Purdom Allen. She was a teacher in an Ellisburg one-room school and a homemaker, and a member of Ellisburg United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Forkland High School and Lindsey Wilson College, and attended University of Kentucky. She was the widow of Merrill Cox .

Survivors include a sister, Manelle Cox  of Lexington. [ See file # 33]

There will be no visitation. Memorials may go to Alzheimer's Foundation. Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[ Pub: Advocate Messenger]

 

            February 23, 2006 – Thursday

CRANK, Marie Wilson                                               d. 22 Feb 2006

Marie Wilson Crank, 84, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

A native of Lincoln Co., she was born Dec. 16, 1921 to the late Ashford and Flora Alice Denny Wilson. She was a member of
Beech Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Homer Crank.

She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Russell Dowell; three grandchildren, Connie Simpson, Ricky Wayne Dowell, and
James Ray Price, Jr.; three brothers, Manford, Willie, and Charles Evan Wilson; and one sister, Vernell Brock.

Survivors include two sons, Homer Douglas (Ina) Crank of Lancaster and Manford Harold (Ann) Crank of Crab Orchard; four
daughters, Edith Yvonne (James) Price, Dianna Mae Simpson, Eva Carolyn Dowell, and Deborah Lynn (Sherrill) Sims all of Crab
Orchard; one sister, Eva Volecker of San Antonio, TX.; two brothers, Edward Wilson and Joe Wilson both of Milton, OH.; 12
 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and one great, great grandson.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 18 at the McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Bros. Ron Harp and Gordon
Chaney officiating. Burial was in the Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were grandsons, David Price, Homer Price, Larry Dowell, Gary Crank, Lonnie Dowell, Jimmy Crank, Manford
Crank, and Shawn Crank.

 

 

                July 21, 2004 - Wednesday

CRAWFORD, James Rice                                    d. 18 Jul 2004

STANFORD - James Rice Crawford, 70, of Whitley Avenue, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 3, 1934, in Lincoln County, he was the son of James T. and Josephine Rice Crawford. He was a retired water plant
operator with Stanford Water Works and served in the National Guard during the Korean War. He was a member of Pine Grove
Church of Christ and Masonic Lodge 631, McKinney. He was the husband of Fannie E. Johnson Crawford.

Additional survivors include two sons, James T. Crawford of Danville and Prentice C. Crawford of Stanford; three brothers, Robert
Crawford of Garrard County, Sammy Crawford of Madisonville, and Danny Crawford of Lexington; a sister, June Long of Garrard
County; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Rick Estes. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ramey Douglas, Justin, Brian, Sam and John Crawford, and Jeff Stickler. Honorary pallbearers are John Scufe,
Tim Wiler, Cecil Witt and James Long.

               

 

 

         February 22, 1999 - Monday

CROWE, Mary V. Asberry                                        d. 20 Feb 1999
MORELAND - Mary V. Crowe, 92, of Hustonville, died Saturday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born May 10, 1906, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Malvina Lane Asberry. She was the widow of
Elmer Crowe. She was a homemaker and a member of First Church of God, Hustonville.
Survivors include two sons, Elmer and Henry Crowe, both of Junction City; a daughter, Edith Carrier of Hustonville; 25 grandchildren;
46 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three daughters, Bonnie League, Laura Gifford and Ruby Curtis.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Coy Rigney. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Dale Carrier, David Coffman, Darrell Gifford, Ricky and Mike Crowe and Stuart League.

 

 

            June 15, 2004 - Tuesday

CURRY, Terry L.                                             d. 12 Jun 204

STANFORD - Terry L. Curry, 50, of Stanford, died Saturday at his home.

Born Nov. 8, 1953, he was the son of Orville Curry of Hodgenville and the late Shirley M. Curry. He was the husband of Janice Curry.
He was a pipe fitter and a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Hodgenville. He was a Navy Veteran of Vietnam.

Survivors include a step son, Aaron Lynch of Stanford ; a brother, John E. Curry of Hodgenville; and a step grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a step son, Matthew D. Lynch.

Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Bennett and Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville by the Rev. Gordon McDowell. Visitation
will be noon to 3 p.m Wednesday at Bertram Funeral Home.                 [ From files of Barbara Rice]

 

 

 

        April 13, 2004 - Tuesday

DAVIS, Emelie B. Camenisch                                         d. 07 Apr 2004

LEOMA, Tenn. - Emelie Bertha "Mickie" Camenisch Davis, 58, of Leoma, Tenn., died Wednesday at her residence.

A native of Stanford, she was an employee of Jones Apparel and a member of Bonnertown Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Mark Davis; three sons, Bob Davis of Five Points, Tenn., Dale Davis of Leoma, and Jason Davis of
Ethridge, Tenn.; two daughters, Kathy Davis of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and Amanda Davis of Leoma; three brothers, Christian
Camenisch of Washington, D.C., and J.B. Camenisch and Robert Camenisch, both of Stanford; six sisters, Johanna Camenisch
of Louisville, Mildred Jordan of Irvin, Anna Camenisch of Phoenix, and Betsy Elliott, Nancy Camenisch  and Ellie Camenisch,
all of Stanford; and five grandchildren.

Services were Friday at Greenhill Cemetery by the Rev. Ted A. Stricklin. Burial was in Barnett Cemetery.

 

 

           UPDATE – July 21, 2004 - Wednesday

DUNN, Helen Lucas                                                   d. 19 Jul 2004

MORELAND - Helen Dunn, 95, of Charleston Health Care Center, formerly of Hustonville, died Monday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 4, 1908, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late George and Mina Swope Lucas. She was a homemaker
and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church. She was the widow of Charlie Dunn.

Survivors include two daughters, Rose Mary Durham of Hustonville and Ruth Hogue of Cincinnati, Ohio; three brothers, Lester,
Virgil and Norman Lucas, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Lucille Delk of Danville; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;
and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Garland Dunn, and a daughter, Nell Dunn.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Travis Farris. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Barry Durham, Terry Hogue, Odis Delk, and Alan and Danny Dunn.

 

 

             June 24, 2004 - Thursday

EAST, Lloyd H.                                                d. 21 Jun 2004

LANCASTER  Lloyd H., 76, of Lexington Road, died Monday at his home.

Born Nov. 4, 1927, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Hugh B. and Pearl Hurt East. He was a farmer, a member of
Liberty Baptist Church and a veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Roberta Brogle East; five sons, Lloyd East, Dexter East, David East, Stuart East and John East, all
of Garrard County; a sister, Ida Mae Brogle of Moreland; a brother, Howard East of Garrard County; and 11 grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Hebron Baptist Church by Steve Meece and Sam Arnold. Burial will be in
Mount Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home.                               [From the files of Barbara Rice]

 

 

 

             February 26, 2006 – Sunday

EGNER, Ruby Johnson                                          d. 24 Feb 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Ruby Lee Johnson Egner, 78, of South Shore, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Friday at Southern
Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Born Jan. 6, 1928, in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late William and Addie Poynter Johnson. She was a former
employee of Butler Furniture in Carrollton.

Survivors include her husband, Junior B. Egner of South Shore; three sons, Edward Egner of Portsmouth, Hubert Egner of
Decatur, Texas, and William Egner of Cleum, Wash.; a daughter, Gracie Lee Norton of Connersville, Ind.; two brothers,
Cecil Johnson of Crab Orchard and William Johnson Jr. of Lancaster; a sister, Margaret Goins of Waynesburg; 14 grandchildren;
several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by a son, Gilbert Loraine Egner; and a grandson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Gordon Cheney. Burial will be in Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

 

              October 05, 2004 - Tuesday

FARMER, Carol E. Haggard                             d. 02 Oct 2004

STANFORD - Carol E. Farmer , 66, of Stanford, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born Sept. 15, 1938, in Covington, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Edith Burke Haggard. She was an employee of
Centre College administration office and had worked for the college for 20 years. She also was a member of Latonia Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, W.D. Farmer; a son, Bill Farmer of Stanford; a daughter, Melissa Carter of Somerset; three sisters,
Alma Angel of Taylor Mill, Marsha Crouch of Ryland Heights, and Linda Oldiges of Independence; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Stuart Mason. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ross Carter, Aaron Farmer, Robert, Richard, James and Ronnie Crouch, Dale and Mike Oldiges. Honorary pallbearers
are Mary Kay Godbey, Donna Campbell, Lori Burke and Ann Gardner. [W. D. Famer obituary in File # 32]

 

 

              February 28, 2006 - Tuesday

FOLEY, Delores Watts                                         d. 26 Feb 2006

STANFORD - Services for Delores Foley, 71, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Baptist Church by Thurman
Pearson and Gary King. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 25, 1934, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William H. and Ada Floyd Watts. She was a homemaker
and the widow of Ernest M. Foley.

Survivors include a daughter, Vickie Lowe of London; a sister, Polly Gowen of Tampa, Fla.; three grandchildren; and seven
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Ernest W. Foley.

Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Wednesday. Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

          June 07, 2004 – Monday

FOLEY, Shelly Jullian                                      d. 04 Jun 2004

MORELAND - Shelly Jullian Foley, 36, of Cave City, died Friday at University of Louisville Hospital.

Born Jan. 8, 1966, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Willie C. and Janie Hazlett Foley. He was a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include three sisters, Brenda Vargo of Louisville, Patricia Miracle of Stanford and Sheila Lee of Cave City.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David Smith. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.                                                                           [From the files of Barbara Rice]

 

 

 

              December 16, 2003 - Tuesday

FRANKLIN, Jean Yates                                        d. 12 Dec 2003

Carrie Jean Yates Franklin, 71, of Little Needmore Road, died Friday at her residence.

Born Dec. 18, 1931, in Junction City, she was the daughter of the late John and Eva Jones Yates. She was an LPN at Dayton State
Hospital and an employee of the former Heck's Department Store. She attended Parksville Knob Independent Baptist Church.

She was the wife of the late Rev. Roy C. Franklin  

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Wilson Reynolds and Janice Casey, both of Lancaster; a brother, Lewis Yates of Danville;
five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel "Danny" Franklin

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt.

 

 

             December 16, 2003 - Tuesday

FRANKLIN, Roy C.                                                d. 12 Dec 2003

The Rev. Roy C. Franklin 74, of Little Needmore Road, died Friday at his residence.

Born Dec. 30, 1928, in Danville, he was the son of the late Lewis and Sally Boyd Franklin

He was the husband of the late Carrie Jean Yates Franklin.

He was retired from NCR in Dayton, Ohio, and was a minister at First Pentecostal Church of God.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Wilson Reynolds and Janice Casey, both of Lancaster; a sister, Mildred Brummett of Danville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel "Danny" Franklin.  

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt.

 

        

            February 28, 2006 - Tuesday

GAINES, Juanita Helton                                      d. 26 Feb 2006

STANFORD - Services for Juanita Gaines, 86, of Stanford, will be 7 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be in
Double Springs Cemetery
, Waynesburg.

She died Sunday in Hamilton County, Ohio.

Born Jan. 11, 1920, in Harlan County, she was a daughter of the late William and Aretha Helton. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Bobby G. Noe of Milford, Ohio, and Donnie L Gaines of New Hampshire; four daughters,
Dorothy Statham of Somerset, Charlotte Brummett of Goshen, Ohio, and Watha L. Roark and Willa D. Issacs, both of
Grosebeck, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

 

             January 29, 2004 - Thursday

GASTINEAU, Roxie Padgett                                       d. 27 Jan 2004

Roxie Padgett Gastineau, 68, Burdine Street, Somerset, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, January 27th, 2004 at her residence.
She was born March 12th, 1935 in Waynesburg, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Vernie Padgett and Ruth Jacobs Padgett.

She was a homemaker. She is survived by one daughter; Pamela Gastineau, Somerset, Kentucky: for brothers; Elgie Padgett,
Eubank, Kentucky, Stanley Padgett, Somerset, Kentucky, Jackie Padgett, Waynesburg, Kentucky and J. W. Padgett, Wisconsin:
two sisters; Christine Eads, Somerset, Kentucky and Versie Teschindorf, Port Huron, Michigan.

 She is preceded in death by her parents: her husband; Willard Gastineau. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 20th, 2004
at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral Home with Brother John Silvers officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery,
Waynesburg, Kentucky.          

 

 

                  March 05, 2003 - Friday

GOOCH, Louie                                                               d. 05 Mar 2006

STANFORD - Services for Louie Gooch, 86, of Kings Mountain, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev.
Vola Brown. Burial will be in Pleasant Point Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18.

He died Friday at Stanford House.

Born Oct. 3, 1919, in Waynesburg, he was the son of the late Walter and Letha Johnson Gooch. He was a retired farmer, a
World War II veteran, a Purple Heart recipient and member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Geneva Addington Gooch; two sons, Kenneth Gooch Sr. of Kings Mountain and Dean Gooch of
Danville; a daughter, Sandra Powers of Kings Mountain; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two step grandchildren;
seven step-great grandchildren; and six step-great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Vida J. Gooch.

Pallbearers will be Troy Gooch, Kenneth Gooch Jr., William Davidson Jr., Jason Mounce, Terry Sutton, Charles Stull and
Richard Powers.

Honorary pallbearers are Greg Gooch, Brandy Justice, Alexus Kendrick and Kendra D. Gooch.

 

 

             December 17, 2003 - Wednesday

HENDERSON, Catherine Robbins                            d. 14 Dec 2003

STANFORD - Catherine Robbins Henderson, 60, of Mason Gap Road, died Sunday at her home.

Born Aug. 6, 1943, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late William P. and Dessie L. Miracle Robbins.

She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Garland Henderson; a son, Mike Henderson of Stanford; a daughter, Necole Harris of Stanford; four brothers, Bill Robbins of Lexington and Gary, Paul and Donnie Robbins, all of Stanford; three sisters, Mary Lou Kirkpatrick, Betty Joe Cook, and Pat Davidson, all of Stanford; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fairview Baptist Church by Gary King and Chester Cornett. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Cody Davidson, Todd Kirkpatrick, Mack Johnson, Jamie Henderson, Greg Hill, Ray and Wayne Terry and Mark Henderson.

Honorary pallbearers are Jennifer Gover, Jeff Kirkpatrick, Tiffany Davidson, Mary Middleton, Angela Knapp and Emma McGuffey.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

            

 

              June 01, 1999 - Tuesday

HENDRIX,  Edna Lewis                                       d. 28 May 1999
 CRAB ORCHARD - Edna Lewis Hendrix, 73, of Lancaster Road, Stanford, died Friday at her home. 
 Born Aug. 29, 1925, in Yeaddiss, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Willard and Polly Lewis. She was a member of Cutshin Bible
Church in Leslie County and attended Watts Chapel Baptist Church. She was a retired teacher in Leslie County. 
 Survivors include her husband, Farmer Hendrix; two daughters, Julie Lewis of Yeaddiss, and Theresa Toler of Stanford; a son,
Glen Hendrix of Yeaddiss; a sister, Reba L. Baker of Hyden; a brother, Sammy Lewis of Leatherwood; and six grandchildren. 
 Services will be 3 p.m. today at Watts Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. Dan Gutenson and Willie Hendrix. Burial will be in
Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery

 Visitation will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today at McKnight-MartinFuneral Home and 2 p.m. until service time today at the church. 

 

             December 17, 2003 - Wednesday  -  Advocate Messenger

HORTON, Larry Denton                                       d. 11 Dec 2003

WAYNESBURG - Larry Denton Horton, 53, of Choctaw Drive, died Thursday in Lexington.

Born April 5, 1950, in Stanford, he was the son of the late Earl D. and Artie Mae Wright Horton.

He was a minister with Geneva Baptist Church and formerly with Indian Creek Baptist Church in Casey County.

He was former operator of Horton's Grocery and was a bus driver with the Lincoln County school system.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Rector Horton; two daughters, Chelsea L. Horton of Stanford and Artie Ruth Horton Cook of Fayetteville, N.C.; a brother, Gary Horton of Danville; three sisters, Bonnie Caldwell and Joanne Cornett, both of Danville, and Betty Lou Singleton of Lancaster.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Revs. Vola Brown, Bill Rhodus and Ben Curtis. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

             February 24, 2006 – Friday

HUNLEY, Ceretti Hendrickson                               d. 23 Feb 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Ceretti Hendrickson Hunley, 89, of Cincinnati, died Thursday.

Born Feb. 9, 1917, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Armilda Rice Hendrickson. She was the widow of
Jake Hunley.

Survivors include two daughters, Norene Wilson and Vicki Black, both of Cincinnati; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at McKnight Funeral Home by David Hendrickson. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

 

 

             February 23, 2006 – Thursday

HUTCHISON, Joe Van                                       d. 13 Feb 2006       

Joe Van Hutchison, 58, of Eubank, died Monday, Feb. 13 in Raritan Township, NJ.

A native of Lincoln Co., he was born Tuesday, March 4, 1947 to the late Earl D. Hutchison and Louise Pendigraph Hutchison of
Highland. He was a truck driver for Core-Trans in Somerset, a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the
Highland Methodist Church.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Shawn Hutchison.

Survivors include his fiance, Gayle Good of Eubank; two sons, Joseph Van Hutchison of Highland and Noah Todd Hutchison of
Ocala, FL.; one daughter, Dana Pyles of White Plains; one brother, Don Lee Hutchison of Danville; one sister, Linda (Terry)
Kimberlin of Louisville; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Highland Methodist Church with Bro. Don Scilley officiating. Burial was in the
Highland Methodist Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Edward Kimberlin, Terry Neal, Fonzo McGuffey, Sam Cordier, Dailey Hutchison, Joseph Hutchison,
Paul Faulkner, Russ Sweazy, Charles Folger, Todd Hutchison, and Kevin Pendigraph.

Military rites were conducted by Caswell Saufley Post #18 of the American Legion.       Fox Funeral Home of Stanford was in
charge of the arrangements.

        

 

               March 08, 2005 – Tuesday  

JOHNSON, Billy E.

b. 01 Dec 1931 – d. 06 Mar 2005  

MORELAND., Services for Billy E. Johnson, 73, of Ila Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Westside Community United
Methodist Church by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. 

He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 

Born in Moreland, he served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of Moreland United Methodist Church. He worked at General Electric Corp. in Louisville, and owned several businesses, including Lincoln Inn in Moreland, Johnson's Grocery in Milledgeville, Johnson's Texaco in Shelby City and K&B Wheel Alignment in Junction City.He also was a former employee of Whirlpool Appliance Corp. and a Junction City Council member. 

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Phillips Johnson; a daughter, Teresa Lyons of Danville; a son, Eddie Johnson of Danville; and four grandchildren. 

Pallbearers will be Elwood Randolph, Donnie Wilson, Bruce Johnson, Paul Bodner, John Toombs and Logan Young. Honorary pallbearers are Othea Atwood, Ray Jones, Leonard Holley, Bob and Melvin Young, Homer Wiley, Homer Phillips and Frank Wilkinson. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.      

Pub: Danville Advocate Messenger 3/08/2005

 

 

 

             March 10, 2006 - Friday  

LANE, Martha Naylor                                       d 07 Mar 2006  

CRAB ORCHARD - Mary Martha Naylor Lane, 81, of Crab Orchard, died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.  

Born Sept. 12, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Rodney and Violet Smith Naylor. She was a member of Drakes Creek Baptist Church and the widow of Ollie C. Lane.  

Survivors include three daughters, Shirley K. Hale and Edna V. Kloppenburg, both of Preachersville, and Retha D. Higgs of Lexington; six sons, Ollie E. Lane and Jack N. Lane, both of Preachersville, James D. Lane of Lancaster, Terrill L. Lane of Stanford, Larry K. Lane of Spencer, Iowa, and Rodney D. Lane of Panama City, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  

Services were today at McKnight Funeral Home by Billy Estes. Burial was in Preachersville Cemetery.

Memorials may go to Preachersville Cemetery Fund, PO Box 97, Crab Orchard, 40419-0097.

 

 

             August 02, 1999 – Tuesday  

LEATHERS, Goldie Hall                                           d. Sat. 31 Jul 1999


Goldie Hall Leathers, 64, of Liberty, formerly of Danville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 7, 1935, in Leslie County, she was a daughter of the late William and Olive Brown Hall. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Clyde Leathers; two daughters, Barbara Croushorn and Lois Clements, both of Danville; a brother, Bill Hall of Versailles; two sisters, Thelma Hall of Leslie County and Ann Tapp of Frankfort; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Drake. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford. 
 
[ Boyle Co. Ky newspaper]

 

 

            October 13, 1996 – Sunday 

LISSALL, Andrew Steven                                        d. Fri. 11 Oct 1996
CRAB ORCHARD - Andrew Steven Lissall, 22, of Crab Orchard, died Friday at the University of Kentucky Hospital of injuries sustained Thursday in an automobile accident that occurred on Ky. 39 south of Crab Orchard.
Born Jan. 13, 1974, in Hamilton, Ohio, he was a son of Michael and Effie Mae Morgan. He had previously attended United Pentecostal Church.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Tiffany Renay Eversole of Hamilton; two brothers, Lonzo Saylor of Crab Orchard and Anthony Lissall of Waynesburg; four sisters, Wanda Campbell, Charlene Powell and Marilyn West, all of Hamilton; and Sandra Mead of Eubank.
Services will be held 2 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Justice. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Richard Stinnett, Scott Miller, Dewayne Stratton, Billy Johnson, Darrell Tuggle and Dean Reynolds.

 

 

 

               November 11, 1996 - Monday 

LYNN, Everett B.                                                   d. 09 Nov 1996
HUSTONVILLE - Everett B. Lynn, 70, of Hustonville a former merchant and fire chief, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
He was former owner and manager of Gulf Service Station and Lynn Hardware, Hustonville. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 184, attended the Baptist church, and was Hustonville fire chief for 40 years.
Born Feb. 23, 1926, in Casey County, he was a son of the late John Clay and Effie Ann Wayne Lynn and the widower of Marie Cannon Lynn.
Survivors include his wife, June Milbern Lynn; a son, Gary Lynn of Hustonville; a stepson, Ronald Wardrip of Lancaster; a stepdaughter, Susan Gambrel of Lancaster; two brothers, Gilbert Lynn of Dayton, and Clifton Lynn of Hustonville; a sister, Mildred Wilson of Danville; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three step grandchildren; and a step great-grandchild.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James Farris McKechnie, Donald Atwood, Bobby Joe Frost, David Wilson, Rollan Cannon, and Ronald Wardrip.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today with Masonic service at 7 p.m.

                 

 

              September 12, 1996 - Thursday

McBrayer, Louise Jones Bertram                                       d. 11 Sep 1996
NICHOLASVILLE - Louise Jones McBrayer, 69, of Shun Road, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Jan. 9, 1927, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Sallie Marshall Bertram and the late George Bertram Sr. She was a member of Brookside Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include her husband, Herbert McBrayer; three daughters, Sally Jones Hale and Karen Jones Kleczkowski, both of Danville, and Imogene Jones Goodlett of Nicholasville; two sisters, Jo Benton of Nicholasville and Martha Dean of Stanford; two brothers, George Bertram Jr. of Stanford and Ray Bertram of London, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Cleve Jones.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Brookside Baptist Church by the Revs. DeWayne Brewer and Keith Tingle. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. today at Hager and Cundiff Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until the service Friday at the church                                                                                       [Mother, Sally Marshall Bertram’s obituary is in file # 11]

             

 

            March 02, 2006 - Thursday

MELTON, James Preston Jr.

James Preston Melton, Jr., 80, died Monday, Feb. 27 at his home.

A native of Barbourville in Knox Co., he was born Nov. 7, 1925 to the late James Preston Melton, Sr. and Katherine Malinda Green Melton. He grew up in Lynch in Harlan Co., was a member of Crestwood Baptist Church in Frankfort, and entered the Army in 1943 serving in both the European and Mediterranean Theaters during which time he was awarded two Purple Hearts, two Bronze Stars, and the Victory Medal. Following his military service, he completed his education and then went on to teach business education, serve as an elementary principal in the Lincoln County Schools, teach in Harlan Co., and become superintendent of the Bourbon County Schools. He joined the Department of Education as Director of Statistical Services, was appointed Assistant Superintendent for Administration and Finance, served as a public school finance consultant for the Department of Education and the Alabama, Ohio, Tennessee and Mississippi Departments of Education, on the National Educational Finance Project and the Governor’s Task Force on Educational Finance, and became Executive Director of the Staten School Board Association where he served until his retirement.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Lisabeth Suzanne Melton; one son, David Stephen Melton; one sister, Betty Jo Coldiron of Cumberland; and one great granddaughter, Alaina Ann Hamilton.

Survivors include his wife, Eldred W. Melton; one son, James Preston (Pamela) Melton, III of Frankfort; one daughter, Sarah Ann (Gerald) Hamilton of Mason, OH.; one brother, Robert T. (Pat) Melton of Lexington; grandsons, James Preston (Leann) Melton IV of Fort Lewis, WA., and Matthew Melton of Frankfort; granddaughters, Haley E. and Holly E. Hamilton both of Mason, OH.; nephews, Robert Melton of Danville and Jeffrey Melton of Wilmore; nieces, Katherine Hardwick of Lexington, Connie Perry, Rebecca Grigsby, and Jacqueline Coldiron of Cumberland; one great granddaughter, Emily Melton of Fort Lewis, WA.; two step great grandchildren, Austin Keys and Breann Myers.

Funeral services will be held later at Pilot Baptist Church in Eubank. Burial will be in Pilot Baptist Church Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mary Lynn Stiner Gilmore, Joyce Hardy Cates, Joe Alsip, Fred Williams, Clay Parks, David Keller, and Joseph Voitko.

LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home in Frankfort was in charge of the arrangements. Copyright:The Interior Journal 2006

 

 

           

           March 06, 2006 - Monday

MIDDLETON, Lucy Brock                                        d. 04 Mar 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Lucy Mae Brock Middleton, 87, of Waynesburg, died Saturday at Lancaster Christian Care Center.

Born Nov. 4, 1918, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Martha Brock. She attended Friendship Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Lucille Thompson of Reading, Ohio, Mae Johnson of Waynesburg, and Mary Waynick of Clarksville, Tenn.; three sons, James, Joe and Jerry Middleton, all of Crab Orchard; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Russell Dunaway. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Keith, Steven, Anthony, Chris and Josh Middleton, Randy Kidd and Billy Petrey.

 

 

              March 06, 2006 - Monday

NEWCOMB, Martha Belle                                        d. 04 Mar 2006

Martha "Mattie" Belle Newcomb, 70, of Portman Avenue, Stanford, died Saturday at Stanford Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born June 12, 1935, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Willie and Ritta Evans Newcomb. She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Stanford and a former volunteer at the Stanford Attic.

Survivors include two daughters, Tina Burnside of Lexington and Laura Burnside of Stanford; four sons, Eddie Burnside and James Burnside, both of Stanford, Kerry Burnside of Richmond, and Scott Newcomb of West Virginia; a brother, Jimmy Newcomb of Lancaster; two sisters, Ruth Newcomb of Stanford and Carolyn Newcomb of Danville; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be noon Wednesday at First Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Floyd Raglin. Burial will be in Barrows Cemetery, Stanford. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

              

              February 25, 1998 - Wednesday

PEAVYHOUSE, Elwood                                        d. 23 Feb 1998
MORELAND - Services for Elwood Peavyhouse, 56, of Junction City, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Burl King. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post.
He died Monday at home.
Born June 9, 1941 in Casey County, he was a son of Frances Reed Peavyhouse of Stanford and the late Willie D. Peavyhouse. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Other survivors include his wife, Barbara Mullins Peavyhouse; a daughter, Lisa Edwards of Hustonville; two sons, Robert E. Peavyhouse, at home, and David W. Peavyhouse of Junction City; a brother, Gary W. Peavyhouse of Waynesburg; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Robert, David and Timothy Peavyhouse, Troy King and Michael and Harold Mullins.

 

 

              March 03, 2006 - Friday

RHODUS, Claude L.                                        d. 02 Mar 2006

STANFORD - Services for Claude L. Rhodus, 68, of Waynesburg, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spur-lin Funeral Home by the Revs. Shelby Reynolds and Bill Rhodus. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Thursday at his home.

Born Sept. 23, 1937, he was the son of the late Claude and Louvena Smith Rhodus.

He was a soil technician for the USDA Soil Conservation Service for 30 years and an Army veteran. He was a member of Eubank Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Oleta Conley Rhodus; a son, Lewis F. Rhodus of Waynesburg; a daughter, Luvena Walker of Knoxville, Tenn.; a brother, Charles Rhodus of Hillsboro, Ohio; three sisters, Betty Young of Stanford and Dorothy Rhodus and Helen Durbin, both of Danville; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Andrew and Aaron Walker, Jared and Jacob Rhodus, Dustin Moore and Sam Jones.

Honorary pallbearers are Charles W. Martin, David Sims, Roger Moore, Pete Roberts, Bill Jones and James Wesley. [Vena Smith Rhodus obituary in file # 21]

 

               March 10, 2006 - Friday

FUNERALS

RICE, Keith Wayne                                             d. 08 Mar 2006

Graveside services for Keith Wayne Rice, 46, of Waynesburg, were today at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Frankfort.

He died Wednesday in Stanford.

Born Oct. 24, 1959, in Muncie, Ind., he was a son of Gene and Janice Clevenger Rice of Waynesburg.

Survivors include a brother, Monte Rice of Signal Mountain, Tenn.

             

 

                June 06, 2004 – Sunday

ROBERTS, Terry Lee                                            d. 04 Jun 2004

STANFORD - Terry Lee Roberts, 44, of Young Drive, Stanford, died Friday.

He was the son of Ida and John Brock and an employee of Trim Masters.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Upper Grassy Branch Pentecostal Church in Hyden.

Dwayne Walker Funeral Home in Hyden is in charge of arrangements.                       [From the files of Barbara Rice]

 

 

             June 25, 2004 - Friday

ROBINSON, Lisa M. Southerland                             d. 24 Jun 2004

MORELAND - Lisa Marie Southerland Robinson, 43, of Maxey's Valley community, died Thursday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born Feb. 25, 1961, in Danville, she was the daughter of Evelyn Carey Southerland of Stanford and the late Delbert L. Southerland. She was an employee of Admart Custom Signs in Danville and a homemaker. She was a graduate of Lincoln County High School and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Other survivors include her husband, David W. Robinson; two sons, Brandon and Kevin Robinson, both of Maxey's Valley; and two brothers, Randy Southerland of Stanford and Keith Southerland of Danville.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Chuck Robinson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joshua, Jeremy and Jason Southerland, Derick Robinson, Jerry Simpson, Todd Bryant and Brian McMullin. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday.              [ From the files of Barbara Rice]

 

              February 24, 2006 – Friday

SHARP, Danna Cornelius                                 d. 21 Feb 2006

STANFORD - Services for Danna Carole Cornelius Sharp, 55, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. todayat Fox Funeral Home by Dale Denton.
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

She died Tuesday at her home.

Born Jan. 3, 1951, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of Daniel G. and Desdia Myrtle Parsons Cornelius of Harrodsburg.

She was a homemaker, a member of Stanford Baptist Church and a past member of Harrodsburg Order of Eastern Star 309. She was a 1969 graduate of Harrodsburg High School. She also was chairwoman of the Lincoln County Fair Horse Show, a member of Kentucky Walking Horse Association ladies auxiliary and has owned and exhibited world and international grand champion horses. She was the widow of Ronal Sharp.

Survivors include a daughter, Amy E. Davis of Liberty; two stepdaughters, Judy Burton and Mary Beth Sharp, both of Stanford; a stepson, Ronnie Sharp of Stanford; two sisters, Joyce Sanders of Harrodsburg and Janice Johnson of Louisville; and four step grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Robbins, Landon Williams, Cleo Sanders, Richard Johnson, and Dan and Jimmy Withrow. Honorary pallbearers are Lee Burton and Sammy Martin.

Memorials may go to American Hearth Association or Central Kentucky Riding for Hope.

 

 

             June 15, 2004 – Tuesday

SIMS, Darvin Eugene                                           d. 10 Jun 2004

MORELAND - Services for Darvin Eugene Sims, 47, of Norwood, Ohio, will be noon Tuesday at New Salem Baptist Church by the Rev. Matthew Jones. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

He died Thursday at his home.

Born Jan. 3, 1957, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Betty Chaney Edwards of Norwood and the late James V. Sims.

Other survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Sims of Stanford and Angela Spears of Somerset; a brother, Donald K. Sims of Norwood; three half brothers, Jimmy and Richard Sims, both of Stanford, and Ricky Sims of Ohio; a sister, Debbie J. Durham of Moscow, Ohio; three half sisters, Becky Sims of Stanford, Sandy Edwards of Dear Park, Ohio, and Theresa Achtens of Birmingham, Mich.

Pallbearers will be Curt Durham, Pepi Orvino, Richard and Jimmy Sims, J.W. and Larry Walls.

Visitation is 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday at the church. W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.                                  
[From the files of Barbara Rice]

 

              June 07, 2004 – Monday

FUNERALS

SMITH, Thomas Wyatt                                                 d. 04 Jun 2004

Services for Thomas Wyatt Smith, 67, of Riva Ridge Drive, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the
Rev. Tommy Valentine. Burial will be in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville.

He died Friday.

Born May 9, 1937, in Campbellsville, he was the son of the late Samuel G. and Mary Lee Rice Smith. He was a health care consultant and former president and CEO of Ephraim McDowell Health.

In 2000, Smith was named Citizen of the Year by Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce and was a former chairman; and in 2001 he was recognized by the Kentucky Hospital Association with the Distinguished Service award.

Smith was past president of Danville Rotary Club and deacon chairman at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, Danville. He sat on boards 
at Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College. He was a board member of the Louisville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of 
St. Louis.He was a former board member of Ephraim McDowell Health, Ephraim Resource, Ephraim HealthCare Foundation, Central 
Kentucky Cancer Program, Russell County Hospital, Fort Logan Hospital, and A Children's Place.Smith was former chairman of the 
Cooperative Care board and the Hospital Technical Advisory Committee of the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program.He was a past 
member of the board of directors and the 1991 class of Leadership Kentucky. He was a former assistant professor (volunteer) for 
University of Kentucky College of Allied Health and a former board member of Central Kentucky Health Delivery Network.He was a 
former member of the Kentucky Hospital Association board and the Kentucky State Legislative Task Force on Complimentary and 
Alternative Medicine.He was a past board chairman of Corporate Family Services Inc. and a past member and chairman of 
Danville-Boyle County Industrial Council. He was a past member of American Hospital Association, Kentucky Medical Insurance 
Co.'s Hospital Advisory Committee, American Telemedicine Association, and National Rural Health Association former president 
of the Salvation Army board, and former treasurer of Mercer-Boyle County Family YMCA board.He was a former member of the 
Bluegrass Council board, Boy Scouts of America, and Danville Downtown Business Association.

Pallbearers will be Joe Greer, William Peniston, Bernard Montgomery, Quince Arnold, Jim Beck, David Bibb, Charles Gatton and E.R. Purdom.

Honorary pallbearers are Evelyn Guerrant, Rick Nallinger, Rick Kaylor, I.B. Jenkins, Mike Carter, Bill Huston, Richie Lyons and Jeanette Davis.

Visitation is after 3 p.m. today at the church. Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

                   [From the files of Barara Rice]

 

 

            February 24, 2006 – Friday

SPARKMAN, Ruby Hasty                                     d. 22 Feb 2006

CRAB ORCHARD - Ruby Mae Hasty Sparkman, 60, of Crab Orchard, died Wednesday at her home.

Born Dec. 28, 1945, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Gertrude Hasty.

Survivors include her husband, Eugene "Red" Sparkman; two brothers, E.J. Hasty of Lancaster and Billy Hasty of Mount Vernon; and three sisters, Ruth Rucker, Joyce and Mary Hasty. No service is planned.

 

 

               October 29, 1998 – Thursday

STOCKTON,  Leona Vandivier                                          d. 27 Oct 1998
Services for Leona Vandivier Stockton, 96, formerly of Salt River Road, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Bausum. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at her home in Lincoln County. 
Pallbearers will be Bennie Benge, Jerry Sullivan, Mike O'Dea, Kenny Osborne, Irvin Cochran and Randy Phillips.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home. 

 

 

               April 27, 1999 - Tuesday

TAPP, Johnetta Moberly                                       d. 25 Apr 1999
GEORGETOWN - Johnetta Moberly Tapp, 65, of Georgetown, died Sunday in Cynthiana.
Born Dec. 26, 1933, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of Bill and Evelyn Foster Moberly of *Stanford. She was a member of White Sulphur Baptist Church and an employee of K Mart.
Other survivors include two sons, Billy Tapp of Millersburg and Charles Tapp of Georgetown; a brother, Billy Moberly of *Stanford; two sisters, Joyce King of Richmond and Bernice Trailer of *Stanford; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home by the Rev. John Cravens. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to White Sulpher Baptist Church, 5300 Ironworks Road, Georgetown 40324. 

 

 

 

         March 29, 2004 - Monday

TERRY, Mary Long                                                   d. 26 Mar 2004

WAYNESBURG - Mary Long Terry, 83, of Waynesburg, died Friday at her home.

Born Aug. 27, 1920, in Butler County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Jim Blaine and Martha Anne Vaught Moore. She was a retired Veterans Administration hospital nurse and member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church. She was the widow of Edgar Long and Woodrow Terry.

Survivors include three sons, James Long of Nicholasville, and Kenneth and Randall Long, both of Stanford; two daughters, Dewilla Holtzclaw of Waynesburg and Drucilla Benedict of Kings Mountain; a brother, Remis Moore of Hustonville; three sisters, Alma Anderson, Patricia Hart and Betty Lou Hargis, all of Eubank; 16 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jeff, Alan, David, Raymie and Steven Long, and Mike Benedict.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mount Moriah cemetery.

 

 

               February 20, 2003 – Thursday 

TURPIN, Lauton

b. 21 Sep 1934 - d. 14 Feb 2003 

Lauton Turpin, 68, of Cream Ridge Road, Danville, died Friday, February 14, 2003 at his residence.

Born September 21, 1934 in Casey County, he was the son of the late George Washington and Della Baxter Turpin. 

He was a farmer, woodworker and a gardener.

Survivors include five sisters, Hazel Rogers, Lucille West, and Mildred Reynolds, all of Junction City, Lula Lester, Shelbyville, and Mabel Lechok, Harrodsburg; two brothers, Hubert Turpin and Estell Turpin, both of Harrodsburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Turpin. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 18, at Stith Funeral Home in Danville with Rev. Buddy Turpin and Rev. Wayne Stevens officiating. Burial was in the Hustonville Cemetery.

 

 

              November 29, 2004 - Monday

VANHOOK, Janie Ellen Poynter

March 27, 1927 - November 9, 2004 

Janie Ellen Vanhook, 77, Britthaven Nursing & Rehabilitation, formerly of the Elrod Community passed away Tuesday, November 9th, 2004 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, Kentucky.

She was born March 27th, 1927 in Walnut Grove, Kentucky, daughter of the late William Poynter and Losey Mae Debord Poynter. She was a homemaker and a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband; Bennie Clyde Vanhook, whom she married on September 23, 1943 in Somerset, Kentucky: two sons; Hershel David (and Linda) Vanhook, Elrod Community and James Everett (and Twila) Vanhook, Bobtown Community: two daughters; Joyce (and James) Alexander, White Lily Community and Jean (and Robert) Saylor, Goshen, Ohio: two brothers; Dewey and Everett Poynter, both of Somerset, Kentucky: four sisters; Calla Anne Poynter, Greenwood Community, Kathleen Stigall, Somerset, Kentucky, Maggie Brown, West Chester, Ohio and Hazel Head, Somerset, Kentucky: 9 grandchildren; Jessica Cook, Sean Vanhook, Byron Vanhook, Kacey Vanhook, Tracey Wiley, Theresa Kiser, Jamie Cain, Jennifer Wittmeyer, and Janette Peckinpaugh: 8 great grandchildren; Brianna Cook, Mariah Cook, Austin Wiley, Tara Wilburn, Taylor Kiser, Alex Cain, Aislyn Cain and Logan Wittmeyer: one niece; Wanda Holt: one nephew; Bill Vanhook: special friend; Dan Porter.

She was preceded in death by her parents: one brother; Willie David Poynter: one sister; Mary Hudson.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 12th, 2004 at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Brother Gerald Ashley officiating. Burial will be in Mt Pleasant Cemetery,. Somerset, Kentucky. Visitation will be after 6:00 p.m., Thursday, November 11th, 2004 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.                                             Pub: The Commonwealth Journal

 

         June 03, 2005 - Friday

WILKERSON, Mattie M. Penman                               d. 31 May 2005

Mattie Mae Wilkerson, 91, of Danville, died Tuesday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born May 18, 1913, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late John and Mattie Penman.

She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church in Stanford. She was the widow of Vonnie Wilkerson.

Survivors include a son, Joe Cecil Masterson of Stanford; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Services will be noon Saturday at Stanford First Baptist Church by the Rev. William H. Ewing. Burial will be in Barrows Hill Cemetery, Stanford.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.