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Danville Advocate
Publication Date: 03/11/02

Katie P. Sanders

WAYNESBURG -- Katie Proctor Sanders, 98, of Cincinnati, formerly of 
Crab Orchard, died Sunday. 
Born Feb. 28, 1904, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late 
Theard and Cynthia Wilson Proctor. She was a homemaker, a member of 
Bethel Church of Christ, and the widow of Fred F. Sanders.
Survivors include a son, William D. Sanders of Cincinnati; a sister, 
Artie Stevens of Eubank; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death 
by a son, Gordon Sanders.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethel Church of Christ in Crab 
Orchard by Gerald Carter. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home 
and 10 a.m. Wednesday until funeral time at the church.
Memorials may go to Vitas Hospice, Cincinnati.

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Jewell H Sandidge

Danville Advocate Messenger
12/10/2001-Monday

STANFORD -- Jewell Holtclaw Sandidge, 90, of Stone Mountain, Ga., 
formerly of Moreland, died Saturday in Snellville, Ga.
Born Oct. 10, 1911, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late 
John S. and Faye Noland Holtzclaw. 
She was the widow of George R. Sandidge Sr.
Survivors include a son, Jere T. Sandidge of Stone Mountain; a sister, 
Marcella Koppius of Flagstaff, Ariz.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.

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Melvin Satterly

Danville Advocate Messenger
10/15/2001, Monday

Services for William Melvin Satterly, 54, of Webster Road will 
be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church. Burial will be 
in Bellevue Cemetery. 
He died Friday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, 
Lexington.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Young, Donnie Rogers, Glenn Chadwell, 
Hershell McKinley, Jackie Casey and Bill Brown.
Honorary pallbearers are deacons of Gethsemane Baptist Church, 
maintenance crew of ATR, and Bluegrass Cruisers car club officers.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home and 
after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church.

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Hurbel Saylor

WAYNESBURG -- Services for Hurbel Ray Saylor, 69, of Parsons Road will 
be 11 a.m. Friday at Waynesburg Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Billy 
Brown. Burial will be in Elihu Saylor Cemetery, Stanford. 
He died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital. 
Born March 3, 1932, in Harlan County, he was the son of the late Elihu 
and Retha Hopkins Saylor. He was a member of Waynesburg Pentecostal 
Church.
Survivors include three brothers, Elbert Saylor and Ronald Saylor, both 
of Waynesburg, and Robert Saylor of Fort Worth, Texas; and a sister, 
Flossie Manuel of Stanford. 
Visitation will be after 7 p.m. Thursday.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Published on 11/5/2001
Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Oh

SCHNEEMAN Nellie F. (nee Chappell), born May 28, 1918 in Crab Orchard, 
KY., beloved wife of the late LeRoy Schneeman and Lennis Francis, 
devoted mother of Carol (Mike) Schuh of Versailles, OH., John Schneeman 
of Erlanger, KY., Larry (Susan) Schneeman, and the late Jeannine 
Addler. Daughter of the late John and Ida Mae Chappell. Dear sister of 
the late Mary Jane Genton, Ada Hubbard, and Hubert Chappell. Loving 
grandmother of Todd and Scott Addler, Ryan, Reid, Robb, Randy, Karen, 
Becky, John, and Emelie Schneeman, Marc Dilworth, Donald Hamby, and the 
late Christopher M. Schuh. Also survived by ten great-grandchildren. 
Nellie retired from the Fusite Corporation and was a member of the Mt. 
Healthy Chapter OES #365. Sunday, November 4, 2001 at Wayne Hospital, 
Greenville, OH. at the age of 83 years. Formerly of Norwood. Friends 
may call at the Vorhis Funeral Home, 5501 Montgomery Rd., Norwood, 
Wednesday, November 7 from 10 A.M. until time of service at 11 A.M.. 

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Ryan K. Shangraw
Danville Advocate Messenger
2/4/2002 Monday

STANFORD -- A memorial service for Ryan Keith Shangraw, 20, of the Hubble community, |
will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Freedom Baptist Church by Stewart Dawson. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. 
Tuesday at the church. 

He died Friday at his home.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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James L. Shea
Danville Advocate Messenger
11/14/2001-Wednesday
WAYNESBURG -- Services for James Luther "Jim" Shea, 76, of Rickman, 
Tenn., formerly of Waynesburg, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Barnett & 
Demrow Funeral Home by Dewey Masters. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery, 
Kings Mountain. 
He died Monday in Livingston, Tenn. 
Born Jan. 31, 1925, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late George 
and Laura Phillippe Shea. He was a retired custodian for A.H. Roberts 
Middle School and a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Clema Davis Shea; a daughter, Jeannie 
Coffman of Richman; a stepson, Dallas Hayes of Cookeville, Tenn.; a 
brother, George Shea Jr. of Waynesburg; and three grandchildren. He was 
preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Stanley Shea.
Visitation is 5-10 a.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

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Danville Advocate Messenger
11/11/1997

DUDLEY SHELTON JR.

Crab Orchard - Services for Dudley Shelton Jr. 76, of Slate Branch 
Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Crab Orchard Christian Church by 
David Shoot and Darrell Cone. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery. 
He died Sunday at St Joseph Hospital.
Pallbearers will be Paul Floyd, Dale Hoskins, Rudy Zinser, Jack Payne, 
James Miller Jr., Phillip Shelton Jr., Jerry Shelton Jr. and Jessie 
Shelton II. 
Honorary pallbearers are Hobert Estep, Martin Bastin, Marion Bastin, 
Jeff Taylor, James Miller Sr. Josiah Hoskins and members of Crab 
Orchard Christian Church board. 
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKnight Martin Funeral Home and 
after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

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Emma E. Shepperson

Danville Advocate Messenger
9/16/2001

PERRYVILLE -- Services for Emma Edwards Shepperson, 86, of Lebanon 
Road, Mitchellsburg, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Wilder Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born Sept. 15, 1914, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late 
Robert and Sadie Leffew Edwards. She was a retired seamstress for Palm 
Beach Co. in Danville and a member of Mitchellsburg Baptist Church. She 
was the widow of Joe Shepperson.
Survivors include a daughter, Marie Adkins of Mitchellsburg; three 
sons, Melvin "Sonny" Norvell of Danville, Joe Norvell of Houston and 
Dale Keith Shepperson of Mitchellsburg; a sister, Josephine Domogalik 
of Indianapolis; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three 
great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today.

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Obituaries for April 22
Danville Advocate Messenger

Mattie T. Shepperson
PERRYVILLE -- Mattie Taylor Shepperson, 92, of North Third Street, 
Danville, died today at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder 
Funeral Home.

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Henry R. Sims

Danville Advocate Messenger
3/1/2002

Services for Henry Robert "Bob" Sims, 81, of Mark Avenue will be 1 p.m. 
Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jolene Bailey. 
Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery with military rites by Caswell 
Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Pallbearers will be Estil and Donald Sims, Brent Martin, and Paul, 
Melvin and Arnold Grubbs.
Honorary pallbearers are Carlos Grubbs and Harold and Nelson Martin. 
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

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Sherman H. Sims
Danville Advocate Messenger
11/19/2001-Monday

WHITELAND, Ind. -- Sherman H. Sims, 65, of New Whiteland, Ind., died 
Saturday 11/17/2001 at Kindred Hospital in Greenwood, Ind.
Born April 12, 1936, in Kings Mountain, he was a son of the late Walter 
and Mae Leach Sims.He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Mae 
Patterson Sims.
He retired in 1998 from Richardson Rubber Co. where he had been a 
set-up operator for 28 years. He was a veteran of the Air Force.
Survivors include two daughters, Merlin Shine of Indianapolis and 
Carolyn Sears of Evansville, Ind; a son, Lynn Sims of Greenwood; three 
brothers, Kenneth Sims of Waynesburg, Leonard Sims of Milan, Ind., and 
Keith Sims of Mason, Ohio; four sisters, Izora Ratliff and Gladys 
Carman, both of Kings Mountain, Betty Merrell of Burlington, Ohio, and 
Jean Gooch of Linn, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and three 
great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held today at Locust Grove Baptist Church, Kings 
Mountain. Burial was in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

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Charles A. Singleton

Obituaries for March 21

PERRYVILLE -- Services for Charles A. "Buddy" Singleton, 52, of 
Perryville will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wilder Funeral Home by George 
Smith. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
He died Wednesday in Lexington. 
Born Sept. 19, 1949, in Boyle County, he was the son of Thelma Green 
Singleton of Junction City and the late Charles A. Singleton Sr. He was 
a retired Norfolk Southern Railway employee and a veteran of the Marine 
Corps.
Other survivors include his wife, Gail Adkins Singleton; a daughter, 
Gretchen Singleton Jackson of Lexington; a son, Jeffrey G. Singleton of 
Lexington; a sister, Brenda Penn of Indiana; a brother, Michael D. 
Singleton of Forkland; and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Cleo Taylor, Harvey Bottoms, Allen Edwards, Mike 
Lankford, and Darrell and Randy Preston. 
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today

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Vancie L. Singleton

Danville Advocate Messenger
9/19/2001

MORELAND -- Services for Vancie L. Singleton, 75, of Danville will be 2 
p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in 
Hustonville Cemetery. 
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Lynn, Delbert, David and Carroll Singleton and 
Maurice and Troy Maddox. Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today.

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Mabel M. Smallwood

Obituaries for April 22
Danville Advocate Messenger

WAYNESBURG -- Mabel Lee Moore Smallwood, 89, of Waynesburg died 
Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 2, 1912, in Pike County, she was the daughter of the late 
William B. and Stella Potter Moore. She was a cafeteria cook for 18 
years for Lincoln County schools and a member of Pond Ridge Baptist 
Church. She was the widow of Joda Smallwood Sr. 
Survivors include a son, Joda "Bert" Smallwood of Waynesburg; three 
daughters, Carrie "Sis" Howard of Somerset, Wanda J. Johnson of London 
and Bonnie Smallwood of Waynesburg; six brothers, Joseph Moore of 
Tavares, Fla., William Moore of Bowling Green, and Duff, Lindbergh, 
John and Robert Moore, all of Waynesburg; two sisters, Winnie Mullins 
of Mocks Corner, S.C., and Joyce Wilson of Tipp City, Ohio; 13 
grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two 
great-great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Joe Smallwood.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by 
the Rev. Delmer Gross. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

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Louise C. Smart

Danville Advocate Messenger
Tuesday, 10/2/2001

PERRYVILLE -- Services for Louise Crain Smart, 90, of Buckner 
Street will be 2 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home by Greg Warren. 
Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. 
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Reed Matherly, Tim Lanham, Arthur Lee Crain, 
Don Norvell, Dickie Mayes and Allen B. White.

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Bertha M. Smith

Danville Advocate Messenger
7/18/2002-Thursday

MORELAND -- Services for Bertha M. Smith, 89, of Stanford will be 2 
p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. Smith. Burial will be in 
New Salem Baptist Cemetery. 
She died Tuesday at Stanford House nursing home. 
Born Dec. 21, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late 
Jesse and Lula Gifford Frederick. She was a homemaker and a member of 
New Salem Baptist Church. 
She was the widow of Clarence Smith.
Survivors include two sons, Bill Smith of Toomb's Hollow and Cecil 
"Chuck" Smith of Stanford; four daughters, Myrtle Hazlett of South 
Fork, Velma Ollish of Waynesburg, and Kaye Reichenbach and Anita Brown, 
both of Stanford; a brother, Coleman Frederick of Commiskey, Ind.; a 
sister, Ella Coffey of McKinney; 19 grandchildren; 28 
great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Florence Sawyer; and three 
sons, Virgil, Roy and Ronnie Smith.
Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters.

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Dennis Earl "Pew" Smith Sr

Advocate Messenger-Boyle Co Ky 
3/13/2000 - Died 3/11/2000 

CRAB ORCHARD -- Dennis Earl "Pew" Smith Sr., 51, of J. 
Shelton Road died Saturday at University of Kentucky 
Chandler Medical Center of complications following a 
heart attack. Born April 26, 1948, in Pulaski County, 
he was a son of Earl M. and Opal Frances Reynolds 
Smith of Broughtontown. He attended Olive Baptist Church. 
Other survivors include a daughter, Crystal Smith of Crab 
Orchard; a son, Dennis E. "Denny" Smith of Crab Orchard; 
a companion, Kathy Harness of Crab Orchard; three sisters, 
Sheila A. Kilgore of Nashville, Tenn.,Marilyn K. Carman and 
Rita M. Brown, both of Crab Orchard; two brothers, David W. 
and Donald R. Smith, both of Crab Orchard; and two 
granddaughters. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at 
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Vola Brown. Burial will 
be in Bethel Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation is 
after 6 p.m. today.

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Hewie Smith

Obituaries for May 3, 2002
Danville Advocate Messenger

LIBERTY -- Hewie Smith, 83, of George Branch Road, Hustonville, died 
Thursday at his home.
Survivors include two sons, Tyrone Smith of Hustonville and Phillip 
Smith of Elyria, Ohio; five grandchildren; and eight 
great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Smith.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Liberty First Baptist Church by Larry 
Davis. Burial will be in Agnes' Garden Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Saturday with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. 
at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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James Smith
Danville Advocate Messenger
2/5/2002 - Tuesday
STANFORD -- James Smith, 62, of Crawford Lane died Monday at his home. 
He was the husband of Gloria J. Smith. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

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Jesse T. Smith

Danville Advocate Messenger
1/14/2002 Monday

LANCASTER -- Services for Jesse T. Smith, 93, of Stingy Creek Road were 
Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial was in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.
Born Feb. 26, 1908, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late 
George and Fannie Bustle Smith. 
Survivors include a son, Jesse T. Smith of Lancaster; a stepson, Danny 
Waters of West Harrison, Ind.; four brothers, Harmon Smith, James Smith 
and Earl Smith, all of Lancaster, and Roy Smith of Preachersville; two 
sisters, Jewell Anderson of Lancaster and Lucille Price of Crab 
Orchard; and a grandchild. 
He was preceded in death by two wives, Edna Mae Smith and Nora Smith.
Active pallbearers were Phillip Stevens, Richie Hawley, Gary Carpenter, 
and Mike, Dougie and Gerald Smith.
Honorary pallbearers were Brenda Powers, Connie Gill, Amy Ray, Gin 
Marshbanks and Wanda Brooks.

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Matt B. Smith

STANFORD -- Matt B. "Smitty" Smith, 79, of Stanford died Sunday at Fort 
Logan Hospital.
Born Jan 25, 1923, in Garrard County, he was the son of that late 
William and Myrtle Jones Smith. He was a retired manager of the old 
Begley Drug Store in Stanford. He was a member of Stanford Christian 
Church, a Navy veteran of World War II, and a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Stroud Smith; two daughters, Rose 
A. Smith Southerland of Shelbyville and Mitzi A. Smith Black of 
Charlotte, N.C.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. 
Merry Jones. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery with military rites 
by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion.
Pallbearers will be Donald, Matt and Jonathan Southerland, David Black, 
Earl Morris and Leroy Boone Jr.
Honorary pallbearers are Jim Hukle, David Quinn, Lou Hartman, and Mason 
Napier.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today.

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Ona Smith

Danville Advocate Messenger
10/5/2001

WAYNESBURG -- Services for Ona Smith, 83, of Waynesburg will be 2 p.m. 
Sunday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by Brad King. 
Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery. She died Wednesday at 
her home.
Born July 16, 1917, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the 
late Arthur and Ada Frances Stephens Foley. 
She was a retired cook for Waynesburg Elementary School where she 
worked for 22 years, and a member of Order of the Eastern Star and 
Double Springs Baptists Church. 
She was active in the Senior Citizens group and was a former 
volunteer for Waynesburg Area Rescue Squad and Waynesburg Ruritan 
Club. She was the widow of Manuel Smith.
Survivors include a son, Lynnville Smith of Bangkok, Thailand; two 
daughters, Wanda Alford of Midway and Joyce Williams of Lexington; 
a brother, Lilburn Foley of Kings Mountain; eight grandchildren; 
and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Smith, Christopher and Bryson Alford, 
Jonathan and Joshua Williams, and Nicholas Foley.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral 
Home by Brad King. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Saturday with an Eastern Star service 
at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may go to Waynesburg Area Rescue Squad.

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From: <Swwbutterfly@aol.com>

Date: Friday, April 09, 2004 5:40 PM


Pauline Smith 



CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Pauline Harris Smith, 67, of Crab Orchard, will 
be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel by Dan Gutenson. Burial 
will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery. 

She died Wednesday,April 07,2004, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford. 

Born May 18, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Rachel Bennett 
Harris. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Smith and a member of the Watts 
Chapel Baptist Church. 

Survivors include a daughter, Sherry Carter of Crab Orchard; three sons, 
Kenneth E. Smith Jr., Ronnie J. Smith and Randy Smith, all of Crab Orchard; 
three brothers, Gobel Harris, Eugene Harris and Jesse Harris, all of Crab 
Orchard; a sister, Linda Baker of Lancaster; 18 grandchildren; and six 
great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death a son, Bill Smith. 

Pallbearers will be Brandon Carter, Jim Smith, Frankie Harris, Mike Watkins, 
Ken Smith and Matt Holden. 

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today.

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From: "Ronald Powell" <iamachristian@frontiernet.net>

Subject: Pearl Elizabeth Smith to Be Buried in Buffalo Springs Cemetery
Date: Monday, May 15, 2006 11:18 AM

As I mentioned earlier his wife, my Great Aunt Pearl, died recently and my Aunt Lona plans to 
bring her ashes to Buffalo Springs Cemetery in late July for burial next to Uncle Pokie.

Her information is:

Pearl "Pearlie" Elizabeth Sexton (female) She was born on Tuesday, May 02, 1911, in the Town of 
Betze, Letcher County, Kentucky. She married (1) Benton Sexton on Saturday, August 22, 1925, in 
Vicco, Perry County, Kentucky. She married (2) P. T. "Pokie" Smith on Friday, January 17, 1941, 
in Letcher County, Kentucky. She died on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, in the City of Bradenton, 
Manatee County, Florida. She was buried on ????????? in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in the Town of 
Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Thomas Sexton and Mary Ann "Polly" 
Stidham. 

When I receive the actual date of her burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, I will contact you 
with the date. 

Again, thank you very very much.

In Christ,
Ron Powell

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From: "Ronald Powell" <iamachristian@frontiernet.net>

Subject: Pokie T. Smith in Buffalo Springs Cemetery

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 6:53 PM

Thank you very much for adding my Great Uncle Pokie T. Smith to your Buffalo Springs Cemetery 
website.

I am sending separate e-mails with the picture of his gravestone and copy of his obituary.

Below is the transcription of his obituary:

"Pokie T. Smith Pokie T. Smith, 83, of Crab Orchard died Sunday, Oct 28 at Fort Logan Hospital 
Extended Care, following an illness of two years. A native of Lincoln County, he was a retired 
employee of the L. & N. Railroad and a member of the Methodist Church. He is survived by his 
wife, Mrs. Pearl Smith; one sister, Mrs. Tom Adams of Bedford, Ind.; and one brother, Estes G. 
Smith of Ypsilant, Mich. Services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Morgan and Fox 
Funeral-Home with the Rev. Kenneth Adams and Brother Charles Brown officiating. Burial was in 
Buffalo Springs Cemetery." 

I want to provide these two items so you will have substantiation of my claim that he is buried 
in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Again, thank you very much for your help.

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Wilma B. Smith

MORELAND -- Wilma Baird Smith, 87, of Mount Salem died Saturday at 
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 28, 1914, in Elk Valley, Tenn., she was the daughter of the 
late M.L. and Almeda Gipson Baird. She was a homemaker, an employee of 
Kentucky State Hospital, and retired from Oakwood in Somerset. She was 
a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church and the widow of James Cleo 
Smith. 
Survivors include three sons, Wendell Smith, Larry Smith and Jerry D. 
Smith, all of Mount Salem; a daughter, Sue C. Franklin of Stanford; 12 
grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Mike 
Mullins and Tim Cochran. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bruce, Kevin, Keith and Brian Smith, Greg and Shawn 
Gaines, and Wayne and Shane Franklin. Honorary pallbearers are Ronald 
Baird, Shawn Owens, Imogene Salyers, Shirley Wilcher, Lisa Anderson, 
Melissa Owens, Carrie Chambers and Lori Young.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

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Submitted by Shirley Fairbanks

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Elizabeth B. Sommer

Danville Advocate Messenger
9/10/2001

MORELAND -- Services for Elizabeth Baughman Sommer, 87, of Charleston 
Green, formerly of Minnesota, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt 
Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Burton. Burial will be in Hustonville 
Cemetery. 
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan 26, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late 
Henry and Hettie Floyd Baughman. 
She was a teacher for 37 years at the Minnesota School for the Deaf and 
a member of Hustonville Christian Church.She was the widow of Clarence 
Sommer.
Survivors include her sister, Margaret Baughman of Hustonville; two 
brothers, John H. Baughman of Athens, Ala., and Sam H. Baughman of 
Hustonville; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Josh Douglas, Glen Shearer, Mort Hoagland, Harry 
Janky, Steve Porter, James Baughman and Bryan Gover.
Honorary pallbearers are Tom Spalding, Russell Goodaker and Irvine Fox.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of service.

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Robert Southerland

Danville Advocate-Messenger
9/25/2001

MORELAND -- Services for Robert Southerland, 83, of Stanford will be 2 
p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Moreland 
Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Sept. 27, 1917, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Sid and 
Ethel Shepperson Southerland. 
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Terrell Southerland; a daughter, 
Phyllis Swearinger of Hustonville; two sons, Norman Southerland of 
Glasgow and Clyde Dean Southerland of Stanford; a brother, Buddy 
Southerland of Parksville; three sisters, Edith Terrell of Parksville, 
Laura Pearl Wilson of Danville and Agnes Southerland of Ohio; eight 
grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bryan Swearinger, C.D. Southerland, Eric 
Southerland, Michael Mills, Troy Ellis and Scott Gels.
Honorary pallbearers are Jenny Mills, Becky Gels, Dana Ellis, Jann 
Edington, Lee Ann Southerland and Robin Swearinger.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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May 31, 2001 – The Woodford Sun, Versailles, KY

SOWDER, James Randall 

James Randall "Randy" Sowder, 44, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Monday 
evening, May 28, 2001, at Bluegrass Community Hospital, Versailles, after complications from a 
heart ailment.

Born in Lincoln County on Feb. 9, 1957, he was the son of James Franklin Sowder and Jean Farris 
Taylor, both of Crab Orchard. He was a heavy equipment operator for Grubbs Excavating.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three daughters, Heather Robinson, Bryantsville, 
and Krystal Sowder and Sondra Sowder, Versailles; a sister, Sandra Jean Smith, Danville; three 
brothers, Ricky Franklin Sowder and Kenny Ray Sowder, both of Crab Orchard, and David Michael 
Sowder, Versailles, and a granddaughter, Abigail Renee Robinson, Bryantsville.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, May 31, at the McKnight-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, 
Crab Orchard, by the Rev. Billy Gooch. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Crab Orchard. Casket 
bearers will be Steve Smith, Eddie Grubbs, Jeff Price, Ronnie Fields, Mark Lutrell, and Eddie 
McMurray. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association.

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Millard Sowders

Danville Advocate Messenger
12/13/2001-Thursday

MOORESVILLE, Ind. -- Millard Sowders, 82, of Fishers, Ind., died 
Tuesday in Indianapolis.
Born Dec. 3, 1919, in Highland, Ky., he was the son of the late William 
and Lillie Chambers Sowders. 
Survivors include his wife, LaVaughn McAninch Sowders; two daughters, 
Betty Jo Rosier and Brenda S. Williams, both of Irvington, Ind.; a son, 
Gary L. Sowders of Indianapolis; two sisters, Rachel Baugh and Lula 
Belle Miracle, both of Stanford; nine grandchildren; and six 
great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Barry Sowders.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Jones Family Mortuary. Burial will 
be in Fairfield Friends Cemetery, Camby, Ind.
Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today.

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Tom Spaulding

Danville Advocate Messenger
3/1/2002

MORELAND -- Services for Tom Spaulding Jr., 75, of Hustonville will be 
11 a.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Odis Clark, Lance Ladd 
and Stan Houser. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at his home. 
Born Dec. 13, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Tom 
and Agnes Mullins Spaulding. He was a retired dairy farmer, a member of 
Indian Hills Christian Church, Casey County Gideon Camp, and the 
Foundation for Historic McCormack Meetinghouse Inc. He was an Army Air 
Force veteran and a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Dora Nave Spaulding; two daughters, Carolyn 
Smith of Hustonville and Rebecca "Becky" Julian of Shepherdsville; a 
son, Dr. T. Mitchell Spaulding of Stanford; eight grandchildren; and 
seven great-grandchildren. 
Pallbearers will be David and Danny Smith, Chad Julian, Matthew 
Spaulding, Marshall Malone and Sean Link. Honorary pallbearers are 
members of Willing Workers Class at Indian Hills Christian Church. 
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

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George J. Spears

Danville Advocate Messenger
10/12/2001, Friday

MORELAND -- George Johnson Spears, 79, of Moreland died Thursday.
Born Nov. 21, 1921, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Timothy W. and 
Linnie M. Lemley Spears. He was a retired farmer and operated a trailer court for 20 years. He was a member of 
Moreland Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ray Hafley Spears; five sons, Mike "Hickory Nut" Spears, Chris Spears, 
Freddie Spears, Keith Spears and Neal Spears, all of Moreland; a daughter, Marie Botkin of Moreland; 
two brothers, Ray Spears and Charlie Spears, both of Danville; a sister, Jean Manuel of Dayton, Ohio; eight 
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bob Rawlings. Burial will be 
in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be will be Mike, Freddie, Chris, Keith and Neal Spears and Bob Botkin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin, Jacob, Donnie Joby and Fred Spears Jr.
Visitation will be 4:30-9 p.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to American Diabetes Foundation. 

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ERNEST F SPOONAMORE

Danville Advocate
2/26/1998

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Ernest Franklin "Possum" Spoonamore Jr., 
64, of Preachersville, will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight 
Preachersville. He died Tuesday at home. 
Born Dec 9, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ernest 
and Emma Wren Spoonamore. 
Survivors include three sons, Ernie, Rick and Jeff Spoonamore of Crab 
Orchard; a daughter, Lisa Lewis of Crab Orchard; six sisters, Elizabeth 
Leigh and Irene Brown, both of Crab Orchard, Ann Irvin of Lancaster, 
Evelyn Davis of Stanford, Lillian Spoonamore of Nicholasville, and 
Phyllis French of Shelbyville; two brothers, Buck Spoonamore of Crab 
Orchard and Glenn Spoonamore of Stanford; nine grandchildren; and two 
step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Avonda Gibbons.
Pallbearers will be David, Dennis and Henry Smith, Steven Spoonamore, 
Curtis Brown, and John Leigh Jr.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Thursday.

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To: "Barb Rice" <barbrice@cinci.rr.com>
Subject: Obituary recieved in my email
Date: Friday, September 10, 2004 8:19 AM

Gilbert John Stempfly August 18 2003
Lincoln County KyArchives Obituaries

Lexington Herald Leader, 20 August 2003
STANFORD -- Gilbert John Stempfly, 82, Waynesburg, retired
farmer, husband of Selma Mae Gutenson Stempfly, died Monday.
Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Fox Funeral Home. Visitation 6-9
p.m. today.

Carole DiSanto

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July 26, 2001 – The Woodford Sun, Versailles, KY

STEVENS, Kenneth E. 

Kenneth Earl Stevens, 63, of Crab Orchard, formerly of Versailles, husband of Lou Anna Kidd 
Stevens, died Sunday, July 22, 2001, at his residence.

A native of Stanford, he was the son of the late Oley D. and Sara Ellen Foley Stevens. He was a 
farmer and a member of Faith Temple of Preachersville.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Kenny Stevens and Wesley Stevens, both of 
Crab Orchard; three daughters, Barbara Sweeney, Martha Day, and Rose Mary Northern, all of Crab 
Orchard; a brother, Alford Stevens, Preachersville; four sisters, Corellen Privitt, Stanford, 
Joann Yocum and Easter Hale, both of Crab Orchard, and Virginia Burchett, Danville; 13 
grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A son, John Earl Stevens; a daughter, Sheena Faye 
Stevens; a brother, Archie Stevens; and two sisters, Lorene and Linda, are deceased.

Services were conducted Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford, by the Rev. 
A. F. Atwood. Burial was at Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery, Preachersville. Casket bearers 
were Tommy Yocum, Johnny Stevens, Bobby Stevens, Mike Johnson, Troy Johnson, Stevie Hale, Archie 
Stevens and Michael Dale Johnson.

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Glenn S Stigall

Danville Advocate Messenger
12/12/2001-Wednesday

CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Glenn C. Stigall, 69, of Somerset will be 
11 a.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in 
Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Monday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Born Feb. 2, 1932, in Pineville, he was a son of the late Thomas 
Stigall and Dora Ellen Lee.
Pallbearers will be Marvin and Colson Wilson, Kenny Ball, Scott 
Thompson, Everett Adams, Fred Simpson, Danny Estes and Bobby Proctor.
Honorary pallbearers are James Harness, Joe Hoskins, Bud Todd, Jimmy 
Wallin and Billy Brown.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.

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Willis G. Stringer

Danville Advocate-Messenger
9/2/2001

STANFORD -- Willis Green "Greenberry" Stringer, 90, of Danville Center 
for Health and Rehabilitation, Danville, formerly of Stanford, died 
Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 29, 1910, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Tom and 
Fannie Preston Stringer. 
Survivors include his wife, Florence Naylor Stringer of Danville; two 
sons, Clinton Stringer of Franklin, Ohio and Bobby Stringer of 
Parksville; a stepson, Jesse Griffin of Danville; two daughters, Alice 
Barnhart of Somerset and Eva Compton of Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif.; and 
several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 
great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five sons, John Thomas, Teddy, Willis Jr., 
Billy K. and James H. Stringer. 
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by Vola Brown. 
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

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Obituaries for May 3, 2002
Danville Advocate Messenger

STANFORD -- Michael Lee Stubbs, 58, of Stanford died Thursday at his 
home.
Born March 23, 1944, in Detroit, Mich., he was son of Myrtle Trautman 
Stubbs of Stanford and the late Omer F. Stubbs. He was a printer at 
Minute Man Press in Lexington for 12 years.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Gilbert Stubbs, two sons, Larry 
Stubbs of Stanford and Gary Stubbs of Richmond; a daughter Michelle 
Sapp of Campbellsville; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be 
in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Saturday.

Michael L. Stubbs

Danville Advocate Messeger
5/5/2002 Sunday

STANFORD -- Services for Michael L. Stubbs, 58, of Stanford, are 2 p.m. 
today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial will be in 
Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Thursday at his home.
Pallbearers are Larry, Gary and Allan Stubbs, Mickey Sapp, and Jimmy 
and Bobby Gilbert.
Michael L. Stubbs

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Omer Stubbs

Danville Advocate Messenger
1/27/2002 Sunday

STANFORD -- Services for Omer Stubbs, 83, are scheduled for 1 p.m. 
today at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Max Hester. Burial 
will be in Memorial Gardens, Campbellsville.
He died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 20, 1918, in Campbellsville, he was a son of the late Frank 
E. and Retta Pike Stubbs. 
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Trautman Stubbs; a son, Michael Lee 
Stubbs of Stanford; a sister, Ella Martis of St. Claire Shores, Mich.; 
three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 8:30 a.m. until the service.
Pallbearers will be members of Masons Lodge No. 60.

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Grace Y. Stull

Danville Advocate Messenger
1/30/2002 Wednesday

STANFORD -- Grace Ellen Yocum Stull, 76, of the Ottenheim community 
died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born in South Fork, she was a daughter of the late William Zack and 
Nannie Belle Coffman Yocum. 
Survivors include her husband, Jasper Stull; four sons, Donnie Stull, 
Dennie Stull and Steve Stull, all of Birmingham, Ala., and Jack Stull 
of Highland; two daughters, Linda Sue Crowe of Highland and Brenda 
Ramsey of Hagerstown, Ind.; a sister, Edith Brown of McKinney; 18 
grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Roy Lee Stull and Jerry Stull. 
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Point Baptist Church by 
Paul Gearthardt and Bill Rhodus. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Joey Ramsey, Anthony Ramsey, Zac Ramsey, 
Mike Crowe, Brandon Stull, Timmy Stull, Robbie Stull and Adam Stull. 
Honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters.
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home and after noon 
Thursday at the church. 

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Anna L. Taylor
Danville Advocate Messenger
1/7/2002-Monday

HARRODSBURG -- Services for Anna Lee Taylor, 73, of Burgin will be 2 
p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Spring Hill 
Cemetery.
She died Saturday at her home. Born Feb. 7, 1928, in Perryville, she 
was the daughter of the late William C. and Kattie L. Anderson Bailey. 
She was the widow of Roy L. Taylor. 
Survivors include two daughters, Cathy Goodlett of Burgin and Anna R. 
Chilton of Frankfort; a sister, Brenda Brown of Harrodsburg; four 
grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Steven Proctor, Raymond Chilton, Michael Goodlett, 
Kevin Arrasmith, Eric Kelly and Eddie Jenkins.
Honorary pallbearers are Tony, Tim and Mark Bailey; Alan, Scott and 
Gayle Taylor; and Mark and Jerry Graham.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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Danville Advocate Messenger
10/2/2001

Services for Stella Christine "Sug" Harris Terrell, 57, of Russell 
Street will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs. 
Odis Clark and Eugene McCawley. Burial will be in Ephesus Cemetery, 
Lincoln County.
She died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital. 
Born Aug. 1, 1944, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late 
William A. and Ethel Byrd Harris. She was a homemaker and member of 
Eagles Nest Pentecostal Church. 
Survivors include three sons, Rodney and Roger Harris, both of 
Danville, and James Terrell of Waynesburg; a companion, Scott 
Broughton of Danville; four brothers, James L. Harris of Stanford, 
Will A. Harris of Louisville, Lloyd Harris of Junction City and 
Andrew T. Harris of Danville; three sisters, Dola H. Davis of Cocoa, 
Fla., and Betty H. Lopez and Sheila Harris, both of Danville; and 
five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson. 
Pallbearers will be David Downs, Morgan Wilson, Tai Doram, Anthony 
Richardson, Ché Lopez, Anthony Belcher, Kevin Tharp and Eddie Miller.
Honorary pallbearers are Margie Belcher, Jennifer Stevens, Keith 
Sanders, Jeff Blacklock, Rick Burchett, James Miller and Rebel Sears.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice or American Heart Association.

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Della H. Terry

Obituaries for April 21
Danville Advocate Messenger

STANFORD -- Della Hogue Terry, 98, of Kings Mountain, died Friday at 
Villaspring Health Care Center, Erlanger.
Born July 26, 1903, in Kings Mountain, she was a daughter of the late 
Luther and Nannie Gooch Hogue. She was a homemaker and a member of 
Locust Grove Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh "Red" Terry, and a son, 
Donald Terry.
Survivors include two sons, Norman Terry of Stanford and Glen Terry of 
Martinsville, Ind.; four daughters, Thelma Sims of Kings Mountain, Mary 
Lou Williams of Stanford, Dencie Riggs of Erlanger and Susan Whalen of 
Davison, Mich.; two sisters, Ruby Roberts of Stanford and Mayme Peek of 
Kings Mountain; 21 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and 
great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by John Dean. 
Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday.

Della H. Terry
Obituaries for April 22
Danville Advocate Messenger
STANFORD -- Services for Della Hogue Terry, 98, of Kings Mountain will 
be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Locust Grove Baptist Church by John Dean. Burial 
will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery. (This is a change in the funeral 
location.)
She died Friday at Villaspring Health Care Center, Erlanger.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Tuesday at the church.

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Danville Advocate Messenger
Wednesday, October 3, 2001

CRAB ORCHARD -- Burgess Glenn Thompson Sr., 77, of U.S. 150 east of 
Crab Orchard died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Sept. 6, 1924, in the Willailla community of Rockcastle County, 
he was the son of the late Carey W. and Maude C. Osborne Thompson. 
He was a farmer and welder and a member of Fairview Church of Christ. 
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and had attained the rank of 
Seaman first class. He received the American Area Ribbon, Asiatic-
Pacific Area Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and World War II 
Victory Ribbon.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Jean Genton Thompson; three 
daughters, Gwynette Hazelwood of Newman, Ga., Jeanette Brandenburg 
of Beattyville and Joanna Rae Thompson of Crab Orchard; five sons, 
Burgess G. Thompson Jr. of Palm Springs, Fla., Jeffrey A. Thompson 
of Stanford, Larry J. Thompson of Jackson, Gregory D. Thompson of 
Fort Riley, Kan., and Aaron C. Thompson of Booneville; a sister, 
Mildred Bennett of Florence; a brother, Carl Thompson of Williamsburg; 
11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Church of 
Christ by J.M. Raulerson. 
Pallbearers will be Wendell, Jeff, Larry, Aaron and Glenn Thompson 
Jr. and Earl Hazelwood.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral 
Home.

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Franklin D. Thompson

CRAB ORCHARD -- Franklin D. Thompson, 65, of Hwy. 1972, 
Paint Lick, formerly of Crab Orchard, died from complications 
of cancer Sunday at his residence. Born Sept. 12, 1934, 
in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Herbert E. 
and Martha Ella Wren Thompson. Survivors include three 
nieces, Christina Johnson of Lancaster, Janet Gutenson 
of Ottenheim and Norman Jean Rector of Cincinnati; three 
nephews, George Thompson Jr.of Crab Orchard, Jimmy Barnett 
of Paint Lick and Mitchell Thompson of Lexington. Services 
will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by 
the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Ottawa Baptist Church 
Cemetery in Brodhead. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Barnett, 
Bobby Johnson,Jimmy Wallin, and Tony, Wayne and Jimmy Harrison. 
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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GEORGE THOMPSON

Crab Orchard - George A Thompson of 904 Pine St, the former mayor of Crab Orchard, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital in 
Stanford. He was 57. He served the city as mayor from 1979 to 1982, during which time he helped to bring about construction 
of the Crab Orchard Medical Building in 1982. Thompson had also served as city councilman and chairman of both the Crab Orchard 
Medical Board and Lincoln County Senior Citizens. Born Feb 16, 1938, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of the late 
Herbert and Martha Ella Wren Thompson. Survivors include his wife, Sue M Thompson; one daughter, Janet Gutenson of Crab 
Orchard; two sons, George A Thompson Jr. and Lonnie Mitchell Thompson, both of Crab Orchard; one brother, Franklin Thompson 
of Crab Orchard; and one grandson. Services will be at 11 a.m.Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in 
Ottawa Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Pallbearers will be James Manuel, Harold Martin, David Newcomb, Jimmy Howard, 
Elmore Wardlow and Fred Simpson. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. until time of the service Tuesday. 

The Advocate Messenger, Monday, July 31, 1995

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Morris E. Thompson

Danville Advocate Messenger
10/16/2001, Tuesday

WAYNESBURG -- Morris Edward Thompson, 69, of Oneida, Tenn., died 
Saturday at Scott County Hospital in Oneida.
Born Sept. 18, 1932, in Pine Knot, he was the son of the late John H. 
and Dora Murphy Thompson. He attended Bethlehem Baptist Church in 
Oneida. 
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Vonlinger Thompson; two sons, 
Mark Thompson of Helenwood, Tenn., and Johnny Thompson of Whitwell, 
Tenn.; two daughters, Janet Worley of Stearns and Robin Malone of 
North Edwards, Calif.; two sisters, Muriel Stephens of Helenwood and 
Betty Phillips of Somerset; two brothers, Earl Thompson of Monticello 
and Roy Thompson of Georgetown; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Gary Beldon Thompson.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Jones & Son Funeral Home in 
Oneida by the Rev. Chester Morgan. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. 
Wednesday in Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg. 
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.

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Ree B. Thompson
Danville Advocate News
11/21/2001-Wednesday
STANFORD -- Ree B. Thompson, 87, of Somerset Street died Tuesday at 
Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Nov. 29, 1913, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late 
Franklin H. and Hannah Stepp Brittain. She was the widow of M.G. 
Thompson.
She retired after teaching school for 30 years in Lincoln and Pulaski 
county systems. She was a member of Stanford Baptist Church and 
formerly taught the Women's III Sunday school class. 
She was a member of the XYZ Club, Order of the Eastern Star, the 
Lincoln County Retired Teachers Association and the Lincoln County 
Homemakers Club.
Survivors include a son, Johnny Thompson of Stanford; a daughter, Becky 
Hazlett of Stanford; a sister, Madge McWilliams of Science Hill; and 
four grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery 
by the Max Nester and Dale Denton.
Visitation is after 9:30 a.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home. 
Memorials are suggested to the Stanford Baptist Church Fund.

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Sarah E. Thurman
Danville Advocate Messenger
11/18/2001 - Sunday
Sarah Elizabeth Thurman, 102, of Lexington Avenue died Friday at her 
home.
Born Sept., 24, 1899, in Simpson County, she was the daughter of the 
late Livingston B. and Sarah Jane Starks Thurmond. She was the widow of 
Stephen Livingston Thurman. She was a member of First Christian Church 
(Disciples of Christ.)
Survivors include a son, Ret. Gen. William Thurman of Pinehurst, N.C., 
and a daughter Rosemary Hamblin of Danville; eight grandchildren; and 
10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hodgenville Christian Church. 
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church 
(Disciples of Christ).
There is no visitation.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Ernest W. Todd

Danville Advocate Messenger
10/11/2001, Thursday

CRAB ORCHARD -- Ernest W. "Pigg" Todd, 90, of Harmon Heights, 
Stanford, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 8, 1911, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late 
Caleb H. and Susie Pigg Todd. He was a farmer and retired from 
the orange grove business in Florida.
Survivors include two daughters, Patsy Gustin of Crab Orchard 
and Corine Hawkins of Fort Wright; a son, Ernest "Bud" Todd of 
Crab Orchard; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 22 
great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral 
Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday.

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October 06, 2005 – Thursday - The Woodford Sun, Versailles, KY 

TODD, Hershel L. 

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

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

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

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

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Homer L. Todd

CRAB ORCHARD -- Homer L. Todd, 79, of Ky. 618 died Thursday 
at Fort Logan Hospital following complications associated with 
pneumonia. Born July 29, 1920, in Lincoln County, he was a 
son of the late William J. and Effie Clay Bastin Todd. He 
was a retired custodian at Broughtontown Elementary School 
and former custodian at Lincoln County Courthouse. He was a 
member of Friendship Baptist Church and had been a member of 
the Civilian Conservation Corps in Montana. Survivors include 
his wife, Ruby Blankenship Todd of Crab Orchard; two sons, 
Larry and Tony Todd, both of Crab Orchard; a sister, Pearl 
Belcher of Crab Orchard; three brothers, Lester Todd of 
Cincinnati, Leonard Todd of Crab Orchard and Lois Todd of 
Waynesburg; and five grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. 
Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Cecil Roundtree. 
Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Vernon Douglas, Bobby Johnson, Gerald 
Todd, Bobby Martin, Leroy Todd and Ray Wren. Visitation 
will be after 6 p.m. Saturday.

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Leonard Todd

CRAB ORCHARD -- Leonard Todd, 85, of Flatwoods School Road died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital. Born July 11, 1915, 
in Broughtontown, he was a son of the late Bill and Effie Bastin Todd. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Vernie Reynolds Todd; four sons, Carlos Todd of West Chester, Ohio, Leroy and Dexter 
Todd, both of Crab Orchard, and Cletus Todd of Stanford; three daughters, Willene Powers, Carol Brown and Brenda 
Helton, all of Crab Orchard; a sister, Pearl Belcher of Crab Orchard; two brothers, Lois Todd of Waynesburg and 
Lester Todd of Crab Orchard; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He 
was preceded in death by two sons, Curtis Todd and Delmas Todd; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Friendship Baptist Church, Broughtontown, by Cecil Roundtree and Darrell Gentry. Burial 
will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Tony, Gerald, Bobby, Sonny, Milford, 
Junior and Larry Todd.Honorary pallbearers are James Reed, Raymond Todd, Marvin 
Cornett, Dr. Rod Bates and Kathy Martin. Visitation is after 5 p.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and 
after 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.Memorials may go to Friendship Baptist Church building or 
cemetery fund.

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Lora R. Todd

Danville Advocate Messenger
9/3/2002 Tuesday

CRAB ORCHARD -- Lora Reynolds Todd, 94, of Crab Orchard died Sunday at 
Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Jan. 28, 1908, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late 
Manford and Bessie Griffin Reynolds. She was a member of Friendship 
Baptist Church and the widow of Bernie Carl Todd.
Survivors include five daughters, Hester Smith of Crab Orchard, Edith 
Powers of Kennesaw, Ga., Gladys Lockard of Columbus, Ind., Doris 
McQueen of Cumberland, and Wanda Baker of Lockland, Ohio; five sons, 
Manford Todd and Bernie Todd Jr., both of Columbus, Ind., Milford Todd 
of Georgia, Raymond Todd of Crab Orchard and Robert Todd of Hamilton, 
Ohio; two half sisters, Ivie Irvin and Ruby Reynolds, both of Crab 
Orchard; 33 grandchildren; and several great- and 
great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three children, 
Clyde and Emmaline Todd and Zelma Smith.
Services were today at Friendship Baptist Church in Broughtontown by 
Cecil Roundtree and Gerald Carter. Burial was in Friendship Baptist 
Church Cemetery.
Grandsons were pallbearers.

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Vernia Reynolds Todd

Danville Advocate Messenger
10/12/2001, Friday

CRAB ORCHARD -- Vernia Reynolds Todd, 84, of Flatwoods School Road 
died today at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born June 8, 1917, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late 
Manford and Emma Godbey Reynolds. She was a homemaker and a member 
of Friendship Baptist Church in Broughtontown. She was the widow 
of Leonard Todd.
Survivors include four sons, Carlos Todd of Columbus, Ohio, Leroy 
Todd and Dexter Todd, both of Crab Orchard, and Cletus Todd of 
Stanford; three daughters, Willene Powers, Carol Brown and Brenda 
Helton, all of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Iva Irvin of Broughtontown 
and Ruby Harris of Lexington; two half brothers, Cecil Todd and 
Shelby Todd, both of Versailles; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grand
children; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Friendship Baptist Church by 
Darrell Gentry and Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in the church 
cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Sunday at McKnight-Martin Funeral 
Home and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church.

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E. Madeline Toliver

Danville Advocate Messenger
10/12/2001, Friday

E. Madeline Toliver, 70, of Pumpkin Run Road died Thursday at her 
home. Born March 30, 1931, in Elkhorn, W.Va., she was a daughter 
of the late Arthur and Laura Honaker Cook. She was the widow of Bill 
Toliver. She was a homemaker and a member of Parksville Knob 
Independent Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Zella Turner of Danville; a son, 
Roger Lee Gilpin of Danville; two sisters, Zella Jones of Orlando 
Fla., and Elaine Kennedy of Bluefield, W.Va.; three brothers, 
Carl Cook of Indiana, Paul Cook of Parksville and Ernest Cook of 
Bluefield; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the 
Revs. Keith Willoughby and Harley Humfleet. Burial will be in 
Parksville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Denny Thompson, Glenn Steinberger, Ervin Pike, 
Bobby Cook, Brad Wilson and Junior Worthington.
Honorary pallbearers are Kim, Justin, Lindsey, Joe and Dustin Turner, 
Amanda and Sherri Woodrum.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice or Alum Springs Church of God 
building fund.

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Melbon Mack Toombs

MORELAND -- Melvon Mack Toombs, 75, of Toombs Hollow Loop, Hustonville, 
died today at home. He was the husband of Doris Toombs. Arrangements 
are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Melbon M. Toombs
3/27/2002 Wednesday
MORELAND -- Services for former Lincoln County Fire Board member Melbon Mack Toombs, 75, of Toombs Hollow Road, 
Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKinney Area Rescue Squad building by the Revs. Aaron Snelling and Jim Swafford. 
Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.He died Monday at his home.
He was an appliance service technician and a member of McKinney Area Rescue Squad and McKinney Fire Department. 
He had served on the Lincoln County Fire Board and belonged to Lonesome Pines Bluegrass Band. He was a World War II 
Navy veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7101.
Born Oct. 3, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Carlous and Sabra Baugh Toombs. 
Survivors include his wife, Doris Toombs; three daughters, Tina McDonald of Hustonville, Murlyn Toombs of Lawrenceburg and Mary Ann Chambers of Okinawa; a son, Wesley E. Toombs of Seffner, Fla.; a brother, Herb Toombs of Danville; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Mack Deitsch, Timothy Toombs, David Lynn, Dale Kirkpatrick, Keith Coffman, William Denham and Leslie Richey.
Honorary pallbearers are Theo Nance, Herb Toombs Jr., Jim Reed, Jim Bowman, Rob Alcorn, Jerry Toombs, Johnny Britt and Elmer Boadman.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the McKinney Area Rescue Squad building.
Memorials may go to McKinney Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 117, McKinney 40448.
W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Anna W. Tucker

STANFORD -- Services for Anna Marie West Tucker, 76, of 
North Maywood Road will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral 
Home. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Stanford House nursing home.
Born Feb. 13, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter 
of the late Harry and Sue Logan Smith West. She was a 
homemaker and a member of Stanford Church of the Nazarene. 
She was the widow of Loyd Tucker.
Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy J. Greer and 
Loretta S. Muse, both of Stanford; six grandchildren; 
and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Alex Greer, Junior Davidson, Lonnie 
Maples, James Bailey, Cecil Jenkins and Richard Otto.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. Friday until time of service.

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James H. Tucker

Danville Advocate Messenger
1/17/2002 Thursday

STANFORD -- Services for James H. "Jim" Tucker, 95, of Kings Mountain 
will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo 
Springs Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital. 
Born Sept. 4, 1906, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late John 
C. and Sarah F. Cash Tucker. 
Survivors include several nephews, including Evan Tucker of Crab 
Orchard; and several nieces, including Louise Gover of Stanford.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday.

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Major H. Turpin Sr.
Danville Advocate Messenger
11/30/2001 - Friday
MORELAND -- Major Howird Turpin Sr., 74, of Hustonville died Thursday 
at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born Sept. 2, 1927, in Casey County, he was the son of the late John C. 
and Titla Coffman Turpin. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include a daughter, Zetta Bolin of Hustonville; a brother, 
Luther Turpin of Greenwood, Ind.; a sister, Ivory Lane of Danville; 
seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two children, Major H. Turpin Jr. and 
Tybytha Hatfield.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by G.W. 
Smith. Burial will be in Dogwood Gap Cemetery in Casey County.
Pallbearers will be Joey and Mark Mills, William and Kevin Bolin, David 
Turpin and Johnny Crowe.
Visitation will be 4:30-9 p.m. Saturday. 

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William G. Turpin

Danville Advocate Messenger
9/20/2001

MORELAND -- Services for William George Turpin, 58, of Hustonville will 
be 11 a.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in 
Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at his home.
Born Sept. 12, 1943, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Sam and 
Chelcie Payton Turpin of Lancaster. 
Survivors include three sons, Tony Turpin of Hustonville, Donnie Turpin 
of Indianapolis, Ind., and Kenny Turpin of Moreland; a daughter, Lesia 
Sumler of Indianapolis; two sisters, Josephine Wray of Moreland and 
Marlene Smith of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; and a 
great-grandchild. 
Pallbearers will be David Payton, Mike Candler, Bradley Pemberton, and 
David, Marshal and Estil Peyton. 
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

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