Callahan, Claude

Booneville, KY – Claude Callahan, 92, of Route 2, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2007 at his residence, suddenly. He attended Booneville Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II and a retired school teacher. Born in Owsley County on August 24, 1915, he was the son of the late Isaac "Ida" and Sena White Callahan. Mr. Callahan is survived by his wife, Gladys (Callahan) Callahan of Route 2, Booneville, KY; a son, Ronnie (& Ruby Nell) Callahan; two daughters, Joyce (& Thomas E.) Campbell and Sandy (& Elijah) King, all of Booneville. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Todd (& Kimberly) Campbell, Ronnie Jr. Callahan, Jennifer L. (& James) Barrett and Jeff Callahan, all of Booneville. Eight great grandchildren, Kelsey, Kaylee, Kendal & Kamryn Campbell, Kailynn Bowling, James Elijah Barrett, all of Booneville, KY and Kenedi & Jeffery Parker Callahan of Louisville, KY. Visitation was held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Friday evening, December 28, 2007 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 29, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating. Burial in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel January 2, 2008.

 

Callahan, E. Faye Cornett

Booneville, KY E. Faye Callahan, 71, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2007, at St. Joseph East in Lexington, Ky. Faye was born March 25, 1936, in Owsley County, KY, to the late Vincie and Ida Prichard Cornett. She was a homemaker, and especially enjoyed crocheting, bird watching, and donating to Disabled Veterans and Feed the Children Organizations. Survivors include two daughters, Pamela Coomer of Booneville, KY and Angel (& Kevin) McVaugh of Blossburg, PA; two brothers; three sisters; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Darren Caudill; a brother, Creed Cornett; a sister, Pat Blake; and a grandchild, Latha Edward Booth. Grave Side services were held Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 10:30 a.m., at the Newman Cemetery, Pebworth, KY. Booneville Sentinel, Thursday, September 20, 2007...Booneville KY. 41314

 

Callahan, Eunice Allen

Mrs. Eunice Callahan, 91, passed away December 8, 2013 at the Owsley County Health Care Center following a long illness. She was born March 19, 1922 in Clay County, KY, was the daughter of the late Tom & Florence Burns Allen, was the widow of Bob Callahan, was the assistant postmaster of the Island City Post Office & homemaker and was member of the Baptist Church. Mrs. Callahan is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Fern Bishop & Husband C. J. of South Lebanon, OH, Mrs. Christine Smith of Lawrenceville, GA & Mr. Geraldine Benge & husband Jerry of Goshen, OH, two sons: Mr. Bill Callahan & wife Lee of Hendersonville, NC and Mr. Tom Callahan & wife Sharon of Island City, KY, 8 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren, also surviving are two sisters: Mrs. Edna Collins of Lexington, KY and Mrs. Leona Spencer of Lebanon, OH & several nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Callahan were held Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation on Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Harold Becknell with the burial following in the Island City Baptist Church Cemetery at Island City, KY. The Searcy & Strong Funeral Homes was in charge of all arrangements.

 

Callahan, Frances Conrad

Booneville, KY – Frances (Conrad) Callahan, age 86, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Owsley County Health Care Center in Booneville, KY. Frances was born on May 30, 1927 in Decatur, Indiana, a daughter of the late Ance and Maggie (Banks) Conrad. She enjoyed gardening, working with flowers and watching soap operas of which her favorite was The Young and The Restless. She had a great love for her children, grandchildren and anyone that she came in contact with. She was associated with the Scoville Church of God. She is survived by four daughters; Martha (Don) Eldridge of Flemingsburg, KY, Margaret Stamper of Beattyville, KY, Dorothy (Robert) Hickman of Fishers, IN, and Fannie Callahan of Booneville, KY. Frances is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends. Frances was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter; Maxine Harris. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY at 1:00 PM on Friday, June 14, 2013 with Brother Gary Conner officiating. Visitation will be held Friday, June 14, 2013 from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Frances will be laid to rest at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in the Pebworth Community of Owsley County. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 06/14/2013.

 

Callahan, Frank J.

Vincent, KY – Frank J. Callahan, 55, passed away June 3, 2008 at St. Joseph East, Lexington, KY after a long illness. He was a Baptist. Born on December 30, 1952, at Oneida, KY, the son of Jesse H. Callahan and Martha Price Callahan. He is survived by two sisters, Naomi Ramsey and Freda Yarber, both of Booneville, KY; two half sisters, Evelyn Begley of Vincent, KY and Marie Humphert of Ohio; four brothers, Jerry Callahan, Clay Co., KY, Estill Callahan, Mt. Sterling, KY, Raleigh Callahan, Clay Co, KY, and Robert Callahan, Beattyville, KY; two half brothers, Jessie Price, Winchester, KY and Alvin Gene Callahan of McKee, KY. Funeral services held Friday, June 6, 2008, 11:00 a.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Ball officiating. Visitation held from 6:00 – 9:00 Thursday evening at the funeral home. Burial at the Cradlebow Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel June 11, 2008.

 

Callahan, Gladys

Booneville, KY – Gladys Callahan, 85, of Route 2, passed away April 21, 2009 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY after a short illness. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker. She was born in Owsley County, KY on June 17, 1923 to the late Bascom Callahan and Ollie Parker Callahan. She was the widow of Claude Callahan (12-26-07). She is survived by a son, Ronnie (& Ruby Nell) Callahan; two daughters, Joyce (& Thomas E.) Campbell and Sandy (& Elijah) King; four grandchildren, Todd, Ronnie, Jr., Jeff and Jennifer; eight great grandchildren, Kelsey, Kaylee, Kendal, Kamryn, Kaitlyn, James Elijah, Kenedi and Jeffery Parker. Funeral services held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 25, 2009 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Lacefield and Rev. Tim Charlton officiating. Visitation was held on Friday evening, April 24, from 6 to 9, at the funeral home. Burial in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel April 29, 2009.

 

Callahan, Jimmy Wayne

Jimmy Wayne Callahan, age 64 of Maineville, OH passed peacefully November 27, 2008 at Bethesda North Hospital with his family by his side. Born February 2, 1944 in Island City, KY, he was the son of Clyde and Mabel (Barrett) Callahan and had worked for the Continental Can Company and the Lebanon Library. Jimmy was a graduate of Kings High School and attended Lee's College and Eastern Kentucky University. Jimmy was a Vietnam Veteran of the US Army. Jimmy was a loving and devoted husband, dad and grandpa who enjoyed spending time with his family, golf and gardening. Preceded in death by his parents, he is survived by his loving and caring wife of 40 years Irene (Johnson) Callahan of Maineville, OH; sons Jimmy Callahan, Jr. and Troy (Heather) Callahan all of Maineville, OH; one brother Eugene (Joan) Callahan of Maineville, OH and four grandchildren Casey, Cody, Katie and Isaac. Friends may call on the family December 1, 2008 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm at the Stine Kilburn Funeral Home. Funeral services were held December 1, 2008 at Stine Kilburn Funeral Home with Brother Ronald Pierce officiating. Burial was in the Maineville Cemetery in Maineville, OH. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.stinekilburnfuneralhome.com Nov. 2008.

 

Callahan, Oscar

Ricetown, KY – Oscar Callahan, 75, of Lower Wolfe Creek Road, husband of Ida Marshall Callahan, passed away on July 28, 2006 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky after a long illness. Mr. Callahan was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist Church. He was born on December 1, 1930 in Owsley County, the son of the late Felix and Nancy Simpson Callahan. He is survived by his wife, Ida; two sons, Gordon (& Emma) Callahan, Joe (& Michelle) Callahan, both of Ricetown, Kentucky; two daughters, Judy Morris of Booneville, Kentucky and Evelyn (& J. C.) Gross of Ricetown, Kentucky. 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son; Scott Callahan and a brother, Henry Callahan. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2006 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home, with Rev. Gary Marshall and Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Visitation was held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Burial in the Esau- Gabbard Cemetery on Indian Creek. Pallbearers were Joe Callahan, Jamie Gross, Caleb Bowling, Dale Jr. Morris, Brady Thomas and Dustin Morris. Booneville Sentinel August 03, 2006.

 

Callahan, Ronnie K.

Mr. Ronald K. Callahan, age 72, passed away November 28th, 2013 at his residence following a long illness. He was born November 10th, 1941 in Owsley County, KY, was the son of the late Claude and Gladys Callahan, was the husband of Ruby Nell Cope Callahan, was a retired merchant and was a veteran of the Army during Vietnam. Ronnie is survived by his wife: Mrs. Ruby Nell Callahan of Booneville, KY, two sons: Mr. Ronald Callahan, Jr. and Mr. Jeffery W. Callahan, both of Booneville, KY and three grandchildren: Victoria Kenedi, Jeffery Parker and Serenity Cheryl Callahan. Also surviving are two sisters: Mrs. Joyce Campbell and Mrs. Saundra Callahan King both of Booneville, KY and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Callahan were held Sunday, December 1st, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation on Saturday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services were the Rev. Jerry Lacefield and the Rev. Paul Gentry with the burial following in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville, KY. Searcy and Strong were in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 12/5/13.

 

Callahan, Sarah Madden Ball

Booneville, KY – Sarah Ball Callahan, 93, Owsley County Health Care Center, passed away on April 26, 2008 at the OCHCC after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. She was born in Owsley County, KY on February 23, 1915 to Luther and Laura Callahan Madden and was the widow of Herman Ball and Frank Callahan. She is survived by a son, Mendle Ball of Owsley County and a daughter, Lola Southard of London, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Irene Ball and Eva Ball Edwards; and a son, Richard Ball. Funeral services at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Combs officiating. Visitation was held on Monday night April 28, 2008 at the funeral home. Burial in the Hensley Cemetery, Taft, KY with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel April 30, 2008.

 

Callahan, Verna Gabbard

Verna Callahan, 85, widow of Quenton Callahan passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at St. Joseph Hospital Hospice Care in Lexington, KY. She was born in Owsley County, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents Sid and Rose Gabbard and four brothers: John, Clyde Ed and Herman Gabbard. She was a housewife and also worked as a cook at the Owsley County Elementary School. She was a member of the Cow Creek Presbyterian Church. She is survived by four children: Carolyn (Jim) Dooley, Lexington, KY; Loretta (Danny) Fowler, Shelbyville, KY; Danny (Cindy) Callahan, Irvine, KY and Jerry Callahan, Nicholasville, KY. She is also survived by four grandchildren: James (Karen) Dooley, Davenport, FL; Heather Fowler – Turner, Shelbyville, KY; Daniel Callahan, Lexington, KY; Jerry Lee Callahan, Nicholasville, KY and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Searcy and Strong Funeral Home on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 1 p.m. with visitation on Saturday before the funeral from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial followed in the Callahan Cemetery on Cow Creek in Booneville, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 12/15/2011.

 

Campbell, Bernice Riley

Booneville, KY – Bernice Riley Campbell, 82, widow of Willie Bruce Campbell, passed away Friday, November 21, 2008, at Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, KY. Bernice was born in Booneville, KY on September 10, 1926, to the late Oscar and Polly Gabbard Riley. She was a former landscaper, homemaker and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by two sons, Donald and Gary Campbell, both of Booneville, KY; two daughters, Ruth (& Jim) Gossett of West Alexandria, OH and Shirley (& Buddy) Corner of Brookville, OH; three grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Mel Riley of Indiana and Dave Riley of Ohio; three sisters, Hazel Millon of Ga, Martha Jean Riley of Ohio and Mary Mattingley of Arizona; and a host of other relatives and friends. Besides her parents, and her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, a sister, and a grandson. A Memorial Service was held Monday, November 24, 2008 at 11:00 a.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home with Chaplain Paul Dyer officiating. Interment followed in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville. Booneville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel December 3, 2008.

 

Campbell, Clarence

Booneville, KY – Clarence Campbell, 63, widower of Edna Bishop Campbell, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2006 at the Baptist Regional Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky. Clarence was born November 21, 1942, in Owsley County, Kentucky to the late Hargis and Dora Dean Campbell. He was a railroad employee for the Southeast Coal Wash, a farmer, enjoyed fox hunting, and attended the Fish Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Fredrick Anthony Campbell of Michigan and Triston Hargis Campbell of Booneville, Kentucky; two daughters, Tammy Spurlock of McKee, Kentucky and Bridget Harris of Richmond, Kentucky; six grandchildren; one great grandchild. Also surviving are two brothers, Jimmy Campbell of Warsaw, Kentucky and Dennis Campbell of Booneville, Kentucky; three sisters, Bethel Neeley and Mildred Smith, both of Booneville, Kentucky and Doris Lee of Lily, Kentucky. Along with his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Dennis Campbell; and a sister, Shirley Mae Legerman. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 28 (26), 2006, at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Rev. J. Jamison Brunk officiating. Visitation was held on Wednesday morning, starting at 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial in the Dean/Rice Family Cemetery, Booneville, Kentucky, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel July 27, 2006.

 

Campbell, Claude

Booneville - Claude Campbell, age 58, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2011 at the Owsley County Health Care Center in Booneville, Kentucky. Claude was born in Oneida, KY on March 27th, 1952, the son of the late Edgar and Opal (Marshall) Campbell. He was disabled and a former member of the Owsley County Fire and Rescue Squad, a loyal fan of University of Kentucky Basketball, Cincinnati Reds Baseball, and NASCAR. He was a member of the Elk Lick Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by 3 brothers, Roy (Janice) Campbell, Bill (Faye) Campbell, both of Booneville, KY, Elmo (Nola) Campbell of Lexington, KY, 2 sisters Ruthie (Raymond) Smith of Booneville, KY, and Cleda Bishop of Covington, KY, and a host of Nieces, Nephews, relatives and friends. Claude was preceded in death by his parents, and 2 brothers, Doug and Wallace Campbell. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, January 3rd, 2011, at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Pastor David Combs officiating. Visitation will be Sunday January 2nd, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Claude will be laid to rest in the Griffith Cemetery,in Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Campbell, Edward Junior

Edward Campbell, Jr. age 91, of Booneville, KY departed this life on May 15th, 2013 at the Owsley County Health Care Center. He was born July 18th, 1921 at Milltown, Owsley County, Kentucky in the Campbell homestead. He was the first-born son of Joe and Beulah Mainous Campbell. He was a 1940 graduate of Owsley County High School. He served in the U. S. Army on European soil during World War II. He was a current member of the Booneville United Methodist Church. He married Martha Rose Gabbard of Cow Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky on August 2, 1941 and returned to post-civilian employment in Richmond, KY for 30 years at the Bluegrass Army Depot until retirement in 1975. He co-owned and operated C & H Auto Sales on Water Street in Richmond, KY for several years. After living in Richmond during their children’s formative years, he and Martha Rose returned to their native home community in October 1976. Junior continued his love for horses; riding in shows and the Saddle Club trail rides. He was often asked to judge and be ringmaster at local horse shows. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Martha Rose, in 2003, and their eldest son, Ronald Edward 21, killed May 12th, 1970 in army combat in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Survivors include one son: Larry Joe (Patricia) Campbell of Booneville, KY; one daughter, Brenda (Darius) Salter of Lake Winnebago, Montana; four granddaughters; Heather (Kevin) Kalich of Kennett, Montana, Heidi (Dan)Bauer of Olathe, Kansa, two great grandchildren; K. J. Kalich and Sydney Rose Bauer; one brother, Paul Campbell and one niece, Freda (James) Klotter of Lexington, KY. Pallbearers were Tyler Campbell, Michael Mason, Carl Cooper, Robert Harvey, Phillip Chadwell and Robert Cope. Funeral services for Mr. Campbell were held Sunday May 19th, 20013 at 3:00 p.m. all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Kevin Baker, Rev. Jamison Brunk and Rev. Darius Salter with the burial following in the Campbell Family Cemetery in Booneville, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 05/23/2013.

 

Campbell, Margaret Lynn

Beattyville - Margaret Lynn Campbell, age 57, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2011 at her residence in Beattyville, KY. Margaret was born in Manchester, Clay County, Kentucky, on January 19, 1954, a daughter of the late Lester and Mildred (Cecil) Campbell. She attended the Seven Candles Holiness Church in Booneville. Margaret enjoyed her family and being a homemaker. She is survived by 1 son; James (Tina) Ward of Beattyville, KY, 1 daughter Kristy Wathen of Columbus, Ohio. 3 brothers; Tom (Joyce) Campbell, Kenny (Mary) Campbell, both of Booneville, KY, Steve Campbell of Jackson, KY, 2 sisters; Jane (Alfred) Herald of Booneville, KY, Annabel (Arch) Turner of Jackson, KY, 3 grandchildren; Jacob Ward, Devin Taulbee, Shane Taulbee and many other loving family members, and friends. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, 1 son: Kevin Thomas, 2 brothers; Bob and Jim Campbell. Funeral Services will be held Sunday December 4, 2011 at 2:00 PM at The Booneville Funeral Home with Pastor Roy McIntosh officiating. Visitation will be Sunday December 4, 2011 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at The Booneville Funeral Home. Margaret will be laid to rest at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Booneville, KY. Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 12/03/2011.

 

Campbell, Martha Jane Riley

Martha Jane Riley Ray Campbell, 70, widow of Charles Ray, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2010. She was born in Owsley County on September 6, 1940 to the late Oscar and Polly Gabbard Riley and was a homemaker. Survivors include three daughters: Della Tribble (Adam), Margaret Henderson (Eddie) of Richmond and Tonya Estepp (Bruce) of Campbellsville, two brothers: Melvin Riley (Sandy) and Dave Riley (Sally), two sisters: Hazel Riley and Mary McKenzie, eleven grandchildren: Jonathan Smith, Marlana Riley, Connie Ray (David), Martha Cottrell (Chris), Travis Lowery, Jessica Henderson, Amanda Henderson, Morgan Henderson, Kayla Crabtree, Derek Crabtree and Austin Jones and five great grandchildren: Arianna Tribble, Lex Cottrell, Bella Cottrell, Luke and Spencer Ray. She was also preceded in death by two daughters: Brenda Lowery and Charlene Ray, three brothers: Clarence Riley, Earl Riley and Stanley Riley and two sisters: Lillian Ano and Bernice Campbell. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Friday at the funeral home. www.cpcfh.com

 

Campbell, Moedell Bell

Jackson, MI – Moedell Campbell, 87, was born May 10, 1920 in Booneville, KY and died May 19, 2008. Moedell was the daughter of Judge A. M. and Edna Bell. She is survived by her sisters, Viginia (& Tom) Pierson, Dorothy Bell, Ruby (& Jake) Vail, Dessie (& Junior) Bowling, Ruth Bell, Anna Lee (& Jerry) Bacon; brother, Clyde, Clarence “ Buck” and Junior (Imogene) Bell; her sons, Eugene (& Pricilla), Donald (Christa) and Ronald Campbell; her grandchildren, Dennis (Jenny Esno), Denise Cambpell, Veronika (Jaro Horvath) and Phillip (Autumn) Campbell, Jenny (Terry) LeFere; great grandchildren, James Campbell, Eva Campbell, Brooke and Paige LeFere; other close family in Jackson are Leona and Leola and families wan Tony and D. J. Adams. She has many nieces, nephew and relatives in other states. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Paul and Eldon. Moedell was a devoted member of the Jackson Seventh Day Adventist Church and actively involved in the community service part. She made many trips into the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky to help the needy. She owned and operated a nursing facility and care home in Jackson for many years. Moedell was a believer in prayer and supported the 700 Club. She was a firm believer that you should love your Lord first and then your neighbor (Matthew 22:37-9). I you knew Moedell you would know her favorite Bible verse was Acts 20:35 - - “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Some of her favorite hymns were “Just As I Am”, “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Sweet Hour of Prayer”. She loved to fix big meals for family gatherings and enjoyed the company of her family, friends and anyone who happened to come by. Her life made the world a better place. Funeral services were held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. Burial at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Those who wish to make a contribution to a charity of one’s choice or plant a tree or flower in her honor. www.mem.com. Booneville Sentinel June 11, 2008.

 

Campbell, Norma Jean Couch

Mrs. Norma Jean Campbell, 71, passed away January 25, 2013 at her residence in Clay County, KY, following a long illness. She was born February 25, 1941 in Clay County, KY, was the daughter of the late Christy & Sophia Lee Bynum Couch, was the ex-wife of William Campbell, was a homemaker and a member of the Holiness Church. Mrs. Campbell is survived by four sons: Mr. James Campbell & wife Diana of Hamilton, Ohio; Mr. William Joseph Campbell & wife Rachel and Mr. Mitchell Lee Campbell all of Clay County, KY and Mr. Michael & “Amanda Owen” Campbell of Hamilton, Ohio. Three daughters: Mrs. Betty Mays Mitchell of Hamilton, OH; Mrs. Angela Jean Poor & husband Thomas of Ashville, NC & Mrs. Kimberly Perez & husband Jose of NC. 30 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are five brothers: Carl, Andrew, Charlie, Roy and James “Bullet” Couch: one sister; Mrs. Gaynell Hensley and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents: Christy & Sophia Lee Couch, one son: Lawrence Campbell, three grandchildren: Nathan A. Mays, Brandon Hamblin and Melanie Dawn Campbell, one great grandchild: William Lee Campbell, Jr., two sister: Maryette Estepp and Heater Smith & two brothers: Michael & Walter Couch. There is a very heart felt and special thank you to Hazel, Debra, Stephanie & Victoria Allen, Jadi & KristinaPoore, Karisha & Kayla Stevens, Ronald Schorbaum, Matthew & Carissa Knuckles and Julie Pike & family. Funeral services for Mrs. Campbell were held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM with visitation starting at 11:00 AM at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Rob Morgan with the burial following in the Allen Cemetery in Clay County, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 02/07/2013.

 

Campbell, Phyllis Bowman

Mrs. Phyllis Campbell age 62 passed away Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY following a long illness. She was born October 14th, 1951 in Owsley County, KY, was the daughter of the late Warren and Elva Marshall, was the wife of Jim Campbell, was a homemaker and was a member of the Paintlick Baptist Church of Warsaw, KY. Phyllis is survived by her husband; Mr. Jim Campbell of Warsaw, KY, one son; Mr. Michael Wayne Campbell and wife Susannah of Sadieville, KY, one daughter; Mrs. Sherry Devon Papke and husband Jeff of Versailles, KY and three grandchildren; Cole, Alexia Bree and Gavin Hargis, also surviving are two brothers; Mr. Dorsey Bowman and wife Sue of Owen County, KY and Mr. Keith Bowman and wife Patricia of Booneville, KY and three sisters; Mrs. Ada Sims and husband Clyde of Warsaw, KY, Mrs. Juanita Kendall of Carrollton, KY and Mrs. Betty Oliver and husband Steve of Booneville, KY, also surviving are several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; Warren and Elva Bowman, one sister; Wanda Sims and three brothers; Dennis, Willis and James “J.C.” Bowman. Funeral services for Mrs. Campbell will be held Thursday February 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM with visitation on Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 PM all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services will be the Rev. Denny French with the burial following in the Dean Rice Cemetery in Booneville, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home will be in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 02/13/2014.

 

Campbell, Robert "Bobby"

Booneville, KY – Robert "Bobby" Campbell, 55 passed away Sunday, November 5, 2006, at his residence. He was born in Oneida, KY, on December 13, 1950 to Jeanie Burch Campbell of Booneville, KY, and the late Oscar Campbell. Along with his mother, he is survived by a son, Brandon (& Susan) Campbell of Harrodsburg, Ky; two sisters, Sandra Marshall of Booneville, Ky and Vickie Wilder of Redcliff, KY and a host relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2006, at 11:00 a. m., at the Campbell Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with Charles E. Phillips officiating. The Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The Booneville Sentinel... Thursday, November 9, 2006..Booneville, KY 41314

 

Campbell, Robert W.

Booneville, KY – Robert Wendell "Bob" Campbell, 67, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2006 in Berea, Kentucky after a long illness. Bob was born in Winchester, Kentucky on April 9, 1939, to the late Joe Lester Campbell and Mildred Cecil Campbell Rose. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran, a retired U. S. Postmaster of Lerose, Kentucky and a member of the Booneville Presbyterian Church. He also was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Booneville Masonic Lodge # 939. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Arnold Campbell of Berea, Kentucky; two sons, Robert Wendell (& Jessica) Campbell, Jr. and William Keith (& Jamie) Campbell; a daughter, Janet Rene (& Ronnie) Bowman, all of Booneville, Kentucky; and four grandchildren. Also surviving are his three brothers, Tom, Kenny and Steve Campbell all of Booneville, Kentucky; three sisters, Jane Herald of Booneville, Ky., Annabel Turner of Jackson, KY and Margaret Hopkins of Aberdeen, Ohio; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and a nephew. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 2, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Visitation on Saturday evening from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel July 6, 2006.

 

Campbell, Tifanie

Middletown, OH – Tifanie Maegan Faith Campbell, age 17, of Middletown, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2006. She was born December 14, 1988 in Middletown, Ohio, where she lived her whole life. She was a sophomore at Garfield Alternative High School. She is survived by her maternal grandparents, Mae and Delbert Gibson of Middletown, Ohio; father and stepmother, Gary and Connie Campbell of Booneville, Kentucky; Mother, Teresa A. Banks of Middletown, Ohio; paternal grandparents, Bill and Faye Campbell of Booneville, Kentucky; two sisters, Chelsea D. Clark of Middletown, Ohio, Kiauna Campbell of Booneville, Kentucky; and a brother, Kelton Campbell, also of Booneville, Kentucky; two uncles, Bill Gibson and Bert Gibson, both of Middletown, Ohio; two aunts, Esther Grays and husband Jon of Middletown, Ohio and Mary Shearer and husband Scott of Loveland, Ohio; seven cousins, Stefanie Grays, Bill Casteell, Jonathan Grays, Joshua Shearer, Chris Shearer, Kenneth Gibson and Danny Gibson. Visitation was held on Thursday, March 16, 2006 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio. Services on Friday, March 17, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with the Reverend James Anderson officiating. Interment at the Woodside Cemetery in Middletown. Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home. Booneville Sentinel March 23, 2006

 

Campbell, Velva

Booneville, KY – Velva Campbell, 73, of East Side Apartments, widow of Luther Campbell, passed away Friday, August 15, 2008, at her residence. Velva was born Monday, April 1, 1935, in Estill County, KY, to the late Howard and Nancy Estes Noble. She was a homemaker, and a 30 year member of the Calvary Temple Assembly of God. Survivors include a daughter, Marlene Singleton of Lexington, KY; two brothers, Lester Noble of Booneville, KY and Earl Noble of FL; four sisters, Elsie Hounshell, Geneva McClendon and Bessie Brumfield, all of Indiana, and Mary Rose Little of Booneville, KY; two grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Verna Lee Barnett; a sister, Ada Ruth McKeehan; and a brother, Edward Leon Noble. Funeral services held Monday, August 18, 2008, 1:00 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Rev. Randell Amburgy officiating. Visitation began on Monday morning at 11:45 a.m. until time of service. Burial in Shepherd Memorial Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel August 20, 2008.

 

Campbell, Willard G.

Booneville, KY – Willard G. Campbell, 88, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2006 at the Owsley County Health Care Center. He was a veteran of World War II and a retired bank president (Farmers State Bank of Booneville). Mr. Campbell was born in Owsley County on May 23, 1918, the son of the late Henry and Daisy Moyers Campbell. He is survived by a son, Harold Glenn Campbell, Richmond, KY; a daughter, Becky (& Chuck) Kubajak, of Lexington, KY; grandson, Chris Kubajak, also of Lexington, KY; a sister, Louise (& Fred) Callahan, Booneville, KY; and several nieces and nephews, many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry & Daisy Campbell; a son, Michael Thomas Campbell; a grandson, Sean Kubajak; and a sister, Helen Kidd. Visitation was held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, 2006 with Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Burial in the Campbell Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel December 7, 2006.

 

Cann, Robert Michael "Mike"

BEATTYVILLE - Robert Michael "Mike" Cann, husband of Donna (Bowman) Cann, passed away, Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY. Mike was born in Perry County on March 5, 1942, to the union of the late Eunice (Hall) and Mark Cann. He was a retired mechanic for BMI, an accomplished farmer winning awards from the Lee County Soil Conservation District and hosted numerous Soil Conservation field day activities, an avid Drag Racing and Boat Racing enthusiast, and a member of the Booneville Presbyterian Church in Booneville, KY. In addition to his wife of 48 years, he is survived by 4 daughters, Teresa Cann, of Paris, KY, Micki Brandenburg, and Tammy (Wade) Caudell both of Booneville, KY, and Lynn Napier of Beattyville, KY; 1 sister, Betty Kincaid of Mt. Sterling, KY; 3 granddaughters, Charis Brandenburg, Erin Napier, and Marley Caudell. Special family friends, Bob and Anna Lee Caudell, Hazel Davis, Jack and Mary Ruth Amburgy, and a host of other relatives and friends. Mike was preceded in death by parents, 1 sister, Sue Cornett, and family friend Wilgus Davis. Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 29th, 2011, with Reverends Joe Powlas, Terry Sandlin and Raleigh Mark Kincaid officiating. Burial will follow at the Cann Family Cemetery in St. Helens, KY. Visitation 5-9 PM Friday, January 28th, 2011. Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Bob Caudell, Wade Caudell, Steve Brandenburg, Chris Napier, Kevin Riley, Ron Cundiff, Dale Davis, and Johnny Abner. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Carmack, Betty Lou Maloney Evans

BEATTYVILLE - Betty Lou Evans Carmack, age 77, widow of Earl Carmack, passed away Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY. Betty Lou was born in Lee County Kentucky on March 26th, 1933, the daughter of the late Kirby and Cleta (Chaney) Maloney. She was a retired Customer Service Manager for Walmart in Jackson, KY, and was a member of the Lee County Church of Christ. Survivors include 2 sons, Donald Michael Evans of Booneville, KY, Myron Elmer Evans of Paintsville, KY, 1 Daughter, Marsha Lynn (Joe) Cook of Beattyville, KY, 6 grandchildren, Kyle Franklin Cook, Crystal Dawn Cook, Jessica LeAnn Evans, Gary Michael Evans, Rebecca Lee Back and Pamela Rochelle Stump, 7 great grandchildren, and a host of friends and relatives. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at 1:00 PM, at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Pastor David May officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 - 9:00 PM Saturday, October 2nd 2010. Burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Kyle Franklin Cook, Gary Michael Evans, Kevin Duff, George Chaney, Marvin Joe Cole and Billy Thomas. Honorary Pallbearers will be Joe Cook, Michael Evans, Myron Evans and Donnie Evans. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Carmack, Ralph Sr.

Frankfort– Ralph Carmack Sr., 86, of Frankfort passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Services for Mr. Carmack will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Pastor Scott Patton will officiate. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine County. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A native of Owsley County, KY he was born September 29, 1923. Mr. Carmack retired from Bendix where he was a maintenance worker. He was a US Army veteran of WWII and was a member of VFW Post 4075 and the American Legion Post 7. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Lynnette P. Carmack; sons, Greg Carmack, Tony (Renee) Root, OH, Ralph (Kathi) Carmack II, Curt (Patty) Carmack; daughter, Diana (Terry) Wilson; a brother, James O’Neal Carmack, OH; six stepchildren; eighteen grandchildren, Greg, Shaw-Marie, Amy, Shelly, Hollie, Matthew, Marc, Scott, Jon, Joshua, Michelle, Jamie, Fabian, Gayle, Trevor, Rachel, Derek and Jacob; and seventeen great grandchildren. Mr. Carmack was the son of the late Elihu and Sally Belle McIntosh Carmack and was preceded in death by two daughters, Dixie Lee Wilson, Sallee Claire Patton; four brothers, Fred Carmack, Roe Hurst Carmack, Leroy Carmack, Howell Gene Carmack; and four sisters, Laura Lykins, Lola Carmack, Helen Stephens and Tiny Mae Carmack. Bearers will be Matt Wilson II, Marc Wilson, Jon Patton, Keith Webster, Josh Wilson, Scott Patton and Fabian M. Shields. Honorary bearers will be grandchildren and great grandchildren. Flowers are welcome or contributions in his memory may be made to Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home LLC and online condolences may be shared via www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com. July 12, 2010.

 

Cassidy, Daisy H. Noble

Daisy H. Cassidy age 89, of Middletown, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 6, 2012 at Atrium Medical Center where she had been a patient for two days. She was born in Booneville, Kentucky and moved to Middletown when she was eight years old. She was a homemaker. Preceding her in death were her parents, George and Rebecca Noble; her husband, Cecil E. Cassidy in 1955; five brothers and five sisters. She is survived by four children, Jack (Linda) Cassidy, Jess (Charlene) Cassidy, Judy Sizemore, and Sandra Stamper; six grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, April 9, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown, followed by services at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Murphy officiating. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown. Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown. www.journal-news.com

 

Caudell, Barbara Ann Blankenship

Booneville – Barbara Ann Caudell, age 55, wife of Elbert Caudell, passed away Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at her residence. Barbara was born in Breathitt County, Kentucky, on June 21st, 1954, to the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Riley) Blankenship. She was a former homemaker, a retired Certified Nurse Assistant, and attended the Baptist Church. Barbara was survived by 5 daughters, Michelle Callahan, Tonya Caudell, Tracy Caudell, Teresa Caudell and Brandy Blankenship, all of Booneville, KY; 4 sons, Charles Caudell, Daniel Caudell, Jacob Blankenship and Victor Blankenship, all of Booneville, KY; 6 stepchildren, Terry Prater, Jeff Caudell, Johnny Caudell, Joey Caudell, Roy Caudell and Troy Caudell; 1 sister, Tina Blankenship of Ohio, 15 grandchildren, 17 step-grandchildren and a host of friends and relatives. Funeral services were held at the Booneville Funeral Home, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010, with Rev. Leslie Abner and Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Burial in the Horn Hill Cemetery, Ricetown, KY with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 19, 2010.

 

Caudell, Dorothy

Middletown, OH - Dorothy Caudell, age 70, formerly of Booneville, KY, departed this life, Friday, May 20, 2011, at the Liberty Nursing Center in Oxford, Ohio. She was born November 4, 1940 in Owsley County to the union of the late Shella and Ida McIntosh Caudell. She was a homemaker and was associated with the Pentecostal Church. Her love and enjoyment was bowling in the local bowling league. She is survived by 2 brothers, Elbert Caudell of Booneville, Ky.; and Herbert Caudell of Middletown, OH; 7 sisters, Robin Davis of Richmond, KY, Linda (Frankie) Sandlin of Chavis, KY, Ruby Coldwell of Phoenix, AZ, Jackie (Earl) Rice of Booneville, KY, Cleo Bryant, Janice Saulsville, and Gladys (Jason) Tarter, all of Middletown, OH; and several nieces, nephews and other family members. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 brother, Robert Caudell, and 1 sister, Jean Neeley. Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Monday, May 23, 2011, at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Bowling officiating. Burial will follow in the Horn Hill Cemetery at Ricetown, KY. Visitation will be 10:00 - 11:00 AM Monday at the funeral home. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Caudell, Robert James

Springboro, OH – Robert James Caudell, 56, of 1689 Ryan Road, passed away August 29, 2006, at his residence after a long illness. Mr. Caudell was born on March 22, 1950 in Kenton County, KY to Robert Caudell and Gertrude Lewis Caudell. He was a fork lift operator for Smurfit Papermill. He is survived by three children, Nicki Caudell, Amy Caudell and Matt Caudell of Ohio; two sisters, Vonda Kay Hayes of LaCanto, Florida and Barbara (& Ray) Fletcher of Booneville, KY; and a brother, Billy Ray (& Dawn) Caudell of Ricetown, KY. Visitation was held from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Friday evening, September 1, 2006 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services held on Saturday, September 2, 2006 at the funeral home with Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Burial in the Esau-Gabbard Cemetery on Indian Creek with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel September 7, 2006.

 

Caudill, America Hensley

America Caudill, 68, Beattyville passed away Thurs. Feb. 20, at the Owsley County Health Care Center in Booneville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Caudill; her parents, John and Mary (McIntosh) Hensley; four sons, Johnny James, Rex, Roy Lee and Jerry Lee Caudill. She is survived by three sons, George Caudill, Lester Caudill, Harlan Caudill; three brothers, Lewis Hensley, Ervine Hensley, Richard Hensley; three sisters, Vicie Caudill, Diane Mullins, Lena Johnson; four grandchildren, Jordan, Karrissa, Brandon and Jamie Caudill; three great grandchildren, America, Zachary and Braydon Caudill. 02/22/2014.

 

Caudill, Cora Herald

Booneville, KY – Cora Herald Caudill, 70, wife of Vernice Caudill, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2008, at the University of KY Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky after a long illness. Cora was born in Breathitt County, on March 21, 1938, to the late Mose and Viola Sebastian Herald. She was a owner/operator of the Caudill Furniture Store, a homemaker, and a member of the Elk Lick Baptist Church. Along with her husband of 52 years, she is survived by a son, Michael (& Teresa) Caudill of Jackson County, KY; a grandchild, Damon; and a great grandchild, Destiny. Other survivors are two brothers, Rev. Walter Herald of Louisville, KY and Rev. Virgil Herald of Booneville, KY; six sisters, Nora Powell of Oregonia, OH, Linda Kerr of Elizabethtown, KY, Nancy Bussell of Brandon, FL, Wanda Wright of Frankfort, KY, Joyce Baker of Lexington, KY and Judy Begley of Booneville, KY; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Brother David Combs officiating. Visitation was held on Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Ronald Bussell, Michael Baker, Kerwin Kerr, Fabian and Dencil Begley, and Ritchie Caudill. Booneville Sentinel July 30, 2008.

 

Caudill, Ritchie

Mr. Ritchie Caudill, 43, passed away March 28, 2013 at the residence of his daughter in Louisville, KY, following a long illness. He was born August 17, 1969 in Oneida, KY. He was the son of the Thurman Caudill & Violet Botner Caudill. He was disabled and was a member of the Royal Oak Baptist Church. Ritchie is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Amanda Logsdon & husband Jason of Louisville, KY, Ms. Tabitha Caudill, Ms. Kelsey Caudill & Ms. Kayla Caudill all of Booneville, KY. His mother: Mrs. Violet Caudill of Tyner, KY and one brother; Mr. Thurman Jr. Caudill of Booneville. He was preceded in death by his father: Thurman Caudill. Funeral services for Mr. Caudill were held Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm with visitation on Monday evening from 6 to 9 pm, all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services were the Rev. Bill Walton & the Rev. Rob Morgan with the burial following in the Botner Family Cemetery at Sturgeon, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 04/04/2013.

 

Caudill, Willie
Willie Caudill, 67, of North Street, Richmond, died Saturday evening, July 7, 2001, at Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 2, 1933, in Breathitt County, Kentucky; the son of the late Pryse and Elva Reynolds Caudill. Mr. Caudill was a retired Groundskeeping Department Foreman for Eastern Kentucky University and a member of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his wife, Dora Little Caudill; two daughters, Lillie (William Kenneth) Batte of Cynthiana, Ky., and Mabel (Steve) Perkins of Richmond; three brothers, Harvey Caudill, Vernice Caudill and Thurman Caudill, all of Owsley County; one sister, Hazel Marcum of McKee; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Burns officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Monday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Jerry Perkins, John Batte, Kenny Batte, Steve Perkins, James Foster and Roger Foster. Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Foster, Ronnie Burris, Michael Caudill and Billy Wayne Foster. Submitted by Dr. D. L. Brewer

 

Cavins, William Emery
William Emery Cavins, better known as “Billy” was born February 2, 1956 in Clay County and departed this life Thursday, June 9, 2011 at his residence, being 55 years of age. He was the son of the late Emery Floyd & Marie (Robinson) Cavins. Billy is survived by his wife, Phyllis Harris Cavins {Daughter of Virgil & Anna Mae Thompson Harris*} of Annville. Children include a step son Jimmy Wayne & Jeanie Metcalf of Alexandria, KY; a son, William Jason (Billy) Cavins & Nora Lee Cavins of Bond and daughters, Stacy & Jesse Gregory of Bond & Melinda & Nathaniel Weaver of Annville; two sisters, Anna Tankersley and Susan Cavins both of Annville; two half brothers, Bobby & Coy Cavins of IN and a half sister Zola Buzendahl also of IN. He is also survived by a host of grandchildren, including, Justin Metcalf & Kaitlyn Metcalf of Alexandria, McKindsey & Tristan Harris of Bond, William Dakota Chase Weaver, Kayden Blake Weaver & Devin Blaine Weaver of Annville and four step grandchildren, William & Christian of Alexandria, Randall & Brandon Wagers of Bond. Funeral service was held 1:00 PM Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Burchette officiating. Burial followed in the Liberty Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com *we

 

Caudill, Winfred "Stiff"
Vincent, KY – Winfred “Stiff” Caudill, 60, passed away July 31, 2009, at the University of KY Medical Center in Lexington, apparently from cancer. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church and was a logger. He was born on August 30, 1948, in Owsley County to Harvey and Irene Little Caudill. He is survived by his wife, Alice Baker Caudill of Vincent, KY; two sons, Freddie Lee Caudill, Gerald (& Katie) Caudill, both of Lexington, KY; a daughter, Sandy (James) Hall, also of Lexington, KY; two step sons, Bobby Wayne Couch and Maxmillion (& Rachel) Couch, both of Booneville, KY; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren; his father Harvey Caudill; a brother, Leonard (& Tammy) Caudill, both of Booneville; three sisters, Daisy (& Jim) Smith of Hamilton, OH, Wilma (& Sebert) Ramsey of McKee, KY and Ruby (& Jeff) Cornett of Booneville; special friends, Bruce, Katheline & Ricky Joe Wilson, Shirley Botner and Joe Edwards. He was preceded in death by his mother, Irene Caudill. Visitation was held on Monday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Jr. Hollifield officiating. Burial in the Green Smith Cemetery with Searcy and Strong in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Jamie Arnold, Bobby Wayne Couch, Maximillion Couch, Marvin Smith, Joey Havicus and Floyd Hall. Alternates Jimmy Hall and Anthony Cope. Booneville Sentinel August 5, 2009.

 

Chadwell, Todd Douglas
Mr. Todd Douglas Chadwell, 34, of Lawrenceburg, KY, passed away June 23, 2011 in Logansport, Indiana. He was born September 1, 1976 in Manchester, KY, was the son of Phillip Chadwell and Karen Jennings, was the husband of Nikki Dooley Chadwell, was a Certified Public Accountant and was a member of the Booneville 1st Baptist Church. Todd is survived by his wife: Mrs. Nikki Chadwell and a son, James Douglas of Lawrenceburg, KY; his father, Mr. Phillip Chadwell and wife Judy of Booneville, KY; his mother, Karen Jennings of Danville, KY, and two brothers; Mr. Joey Chadwell and wife Stephanie of Booneville, KY and Mr. Matt Chadwell and wife of Indiana. Also there are a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Chadwell were held Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation on Monday evening from 5 to 9 p.m. All at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the service was the Rev. Harold Becknell with the burial following at the James Flannery Cemetery at Elk Lick. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home of Booneville was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel June 29, 2011.

 

Chafin, Madeline Moore
Booneville, KY – Madeline Moore Chafin, 89, of HC 88 passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2009 at the Owsley County Health Care Center after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the Presbyterian Church. She was born in Owsley County on July 16, 1920, to Bivens and Amanda Brandenburg Moore. She was the widow of Charles Chafin. She is survived by two sisters, Rowena McIntosh of Booneville and Alma Lucine Duff of Winchester, KY. She is also survived by 13 nieces and nephews. Madeline was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers, Morley Moore and Denny Sterling Moore. Visitation was held on Tuesday evening, July 21st from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home with Rev. Jamison Brunk officiating. Interment at the Moore Family Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel July 29, 2009.

 

Chandler, Fred
Mr. Fred Chandler, age 73, of Bennington, Indiana, entered this life on August 3, 1939, in Owsley County, Kentucky, the loving son of the late, John & Jenny Bell (Riley) Chandler. He was raised in Owsley County, Kentucky, where he attended school. Fred was united in marriage on November 20, 1962, in Owsley County, Kentucky, to Laura Mae Gabbard & to this union arrived two daughters & one son to bless their home. Fred & Laura shared nearly 49 years of marriage together until her death on April 28, 2011. Fred was employed at the Arvin Meritor in Carrollton, Kentucky, retiring in 2002, after 19 years of service. He was formerly employed at Stedman Foundry in Aurora, Indiana, for 17 years. He farmed all of his life, raising tobacco, corn & cattle. Fred resided the past 45 years in Switzerland County, Indiana. Fred will be remembered for his love of a hard days work & spending time with his family, grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Fred died at 10:48 pm, Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Indiana. Fred will be missed by his daughters: Teresa McCartney of Bennington, IN; Lana Kelly & her husband: Kevin of Bennington, IN; his son: Doug Chandler & his wife: Jenny of Bennington, IN; his grandchildren: Danielle Griffin, Derek Pike, Jill McCartney, Blair Kelly, Paige Kelly, Haley Chandler, Lynnzie Chandler & Jenne Kelly; his great-grandchildren: Alex Shackleford, Kaden Kelly, Kellen Griffin, Ethan Harbert, Averi Childers, Mason Kelly, Ashlynn Laura-Leigh Kelly, Kenna Griffin & Camden Peters; his brothers: Gary Chandler of Moores Hill, IN; Charlie Chandler of Booneville, KY; Larry Chandler of Booneville, KY; his sisters: Ethel Sebastin of Booneville, KY; Patty Chandler of Booneville, KY; Betty Lou Giles of Columbus, IN; Dorothy Sue Edwards of Chicago, IL; his several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: John & Jenny Bell (Riley) Chandler; his wife: Laura Mae (Gabbard) Chandler; his brothers: Page Chandler, Sam Chandler, Elmer Chandler & Jimmy Dale Chandler; his sister: Gracie Turpin; his infant-brother & his infant-sister; his son-in-law: Hubert Randall "Randy" McCartney. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 1:00 pm, by Rev. Mike Jones, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana. Friends may call 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

 

Chandler, Jenny Bell
Booneville, KY – Jenny Bell Chandler, 85, of Route 1, passed away suddenly at her residence on March 7, 2006. She was a homemaker, and the widow of John Chandler. An Owsley County native, she was born on August 23, 1920, to the late Sam and Easter McIntosh Riley. She is survived by five daughters, Ethel Sebastian of Booneville, Kentucky, Juanita Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, Betty Giles of Edinburg, Indiana, Dorothy Edwards of Chicago, Illinois and Patty Chandler of Booneville, Kentucky; five sons, Fred Chandler and Page Chandler of Bennington, Indiana, Charlie Chandler, Booneville, Kentucky, Gary Chandler of Milton, Indiana and Larry Chandler also of Booneville, Kentucky. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Eight sisters and two brothers survive, Ruby Combs and Louise Harris of Ricetown, Kentucky, Helen Gabbard, Della Roberts, Georgia McIntosh, Beulah Helton, all of Booneville, Delsie Roberts and Polly Herald of Austin, Indiana, Mike Riley of Booneville and Elmer Riley of Waco, Kentucky. Visitation at 10:00 a.m –: 12:00 noon Thursday March 9, 2006, with the funeral service starting at 12:00 noon at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Burial in the Chandler Family Cemetery on Crane Fork of Cow Creek with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel March 9, 2006

 

Chandler, Laura Mae Gabbard
Mrs. Laura Mae (Gabbard) Chandler, age 64, of Bennington, Indiana, entered this life on March 12, 1947, in Owsley County, Kentucky, the daughter of Issac & Esther (McIntosh) Gabbard, both of whom preceded her in death. She was raised in Owsley County, Kentucky, & was a 1962 graduate of Owsley County High School. Laura Mae was united in marriage on November 20, 1962, in Owsley County, Kentucky, to Fred Chandler & to this union arrived two daughters & a son to bless their home. Laura Mae & Fred had enjoyed over 48 years of marriage & had resided in Switzerland County, Indiana, the past 44 years. Laura Mae was a homemaker & enjoyed preparing wonderful meals for her family to enjoy. She farmed alongside her husband, helping raise the tobacco & hay & preparing the meals for the farmhands. Laura Mae was a member of the Holiness Church in Booneville, Kentucky. She will be remembered for her love of spoiling her grandchildren, cooking, baking, plowing with her Farmall cub tractor, yard selling, dining out, gardening & bird watching. Laura died Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 10:50 am at the King's Daughter's Hospital in Madison, Indiana. Laura will be lovingly remembered by her husband: Fred Chandler of Bennington, Indiana; her daughters: Teresa McCartney of Bennington, Indiana & Lana Kelly & her husband: Kevin of Bennington, Indiana; her son: Doug Chandler & his wife: Jenny of Bennington, Indiana; her grandchildren: Danielle Griffin, Derek Pike, Jill Harbert, Blair Kelly, Paige Kelly, Haley Chandler, Lynnzie Chandler & Jenne Kelly; her great-grandchildren: Alex Shackleford, Kaden Kelly, Kellen Griffin, Ethan Harbert, Averi Childers & Mason Kelly; her brother: Arthur Gabbard of Columbus, Indiana; her sister: Dorothy Wurtz of Taylorsville, Kentucky; numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents: Issac & Esther (McIntosh) Gabbard; her son-in-law: Randy McCartney died 1-10-2010; her brothers: James, Charles, Bill, Howard, Joe & Herman Gabbard; her sisters: Sylvia Laws & Pauline Straws. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 2, 2011 at 11:00 am, by Rev. Pat Lanman at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana. Friends may call 4:00-7:00 pm, Sunday, May 1, 2011, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Memorial contributions may be made to Switzerland County EMS or to the Laura Mae Chandler Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.

 

Chandler, Page
Mr. Page Chandler, age 61, of Bennington, Indiana, entered this life on November 19, 1947, in Booneville, Kentucky, the son of John & Jenny Bell (Riley) Chandler, both of whom preceded him in death. He was raised in Booneville, Kentucky where he attended school & had resided in Switzerland County, Indiana, since 1978. Page was united in marriage on July 11, 1968, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, to Linda Lee Hudson, & they had enjoyed over 41 years of marriage. He was employed as an iron pourer for the Arvin-Meritor in Carrollton, Kentucky, for the past 27 years. He was a former employee at the Stedman's Foundry in Aurora, Indiana, for 15 years. Page also enjoyed dealing in scrap metal in his spare time. Page died Monday, November 16, 2009 at 1:24 am at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Page will be lovingly remembered by his wife: Linda Lee Chandler of Bennington, Indiana; his daughter: Krista Boaz of Hanover, Indiana; his grandchildren: Skyler, Breeana & Olivia; his brothers: Larry Chandler of Booneville, Kentucky; Charlie Chandler of Booneville, Kentucky; Fred Chandler of Bennington, Indiana; Gary Chandler of Milan, Indiana; his sisters: Ethel Sebastian of Booneville, Kentucky; Patty Chandler of Booneville, Kentucky; Dorothy Edwards of Chicago, Illinois; Juanita Bishop of Chicago, Illinois; Betty Giles of Edinburgh, Indiana; numerous nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: John & Jenny Bell (Riley) Chandler; his brothers: Elmer, Sam & Jimmy Dale Chandler; his sister: Gracie Turpin; an infant sister & an infant brother. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 20, 2009 at 1:00 pm, by James Maggard at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Chandler Family Cemetery, Booneville, Kentucky. Friends may call 11:00 am until time of service on Friday, November 20, 2009, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, at the Chandler Family Cemetery in Booneville, Kentucky MEMORIAL EXPRESSIONS Memorial contributions may be made to charity of the donor's choice. Cards are available at the funeral home. www.haskellandmorrison.com November 25, 2009.

 

Charles, Betty Sue Kilburn
Betty Sue Kilburn Charles, 73, widow of Willard Charles, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at the U. K. Medical Center in Lexington, KY. She was born December 27, 1933 in Owsley County, KY, the daughter of Calla Stewart and William Kilburn, Sr. She was a receptionist for the Lee County Judge Executive Office, and a member of the Beattyville Church of Christ. Survivors are one daughter, Donna Jean Mays and husband Neil of Ravenna, KY; grandsons, Neil Kevin Mays of Ravenna, KY, Phillip John Todd of Beattyville, KY; brother, William Kilburn, Jr. of Beattyville, KY; sisters, Elizabeth Jean Oditt of Beattyville, KY and Helen Atkins of Brownstown, IN. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 15, 2007 in the Newnam Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Joe Rogers officiating. Burial was in the Moore Cemetery at Mooretown. Pallbearers were members of the Lee County Ambulance Service. Three Forks Tradition, September 19, 2007.

 

Clark, Lola Combs
Lola Clark 80, of Franklin passed away March 7, 2013 at the Franklin Ridge Nursing Home. Lola was born in Owsley County, KY the daughter of Lewis and Jane (Thompson) Combs. Lola loved gardening, cooking ( known for her chicken and dumplings/ fried chicken) and canvassing the neighborhood garage sales. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and 7 brothers. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Oliver, 2 sons, Rick (Alyson) Clark and Garry Clark, a daughter, Donna (Luigi) Zenadocchio, 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, a brother, Dallas Combs and her sister in law, Phyllis (Jean) Banks. Funeral services will be Tuesday 10:00 am at the Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. 2nd. St. Franklin, with the Rev. Roger Green officiating. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodhill Cemetery. Condolences may be made to the family at www.anderson-fh.com. 03/09/2013.

 

Clark, Lynn Poyter
Booneville, KY – Lynn Poyter Clark, age 62, wife of Dana, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at her residence in Travellers Rest, KY. Lynn was born May 29, 1946, in Garrard County, KY, to the late James David and Doris Miller Poyter. She was a homemaker and attended the Travellers Rest Assembly of God Church. Besides her husband, survivors include a sister-in-lay, Judy Poyter of South Carolina, and a host of relatives and friends. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Frank. Funeral services were Friday, December 16, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Spurlock officiating. Visitation was held Friday morning, at 11:00 a.m., until time of service. Burial in the McCollum Cemetery at Sturgeon in Owsley County, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel December 31, 2008.

 

Clark, Oliver
Oliver Clark age 89, of Franklin, Ohio, died Monday September 23, 2013 at Hospice of Butler/Warren Counties. Oliver was born in Clay County, Kentucky on September 22, 1924 to William and Maletha (Riley) Clark. Oliver was employed with Miami Valley Paper Company for 35 years and retired in 1990. He was an avid gardener and spent many hours of his day there. Oliver was preceded in death by parents William and Maletha Clark, his wife Lola Clark (*daughter of Lewis and Jane Thompson Combs). Oliver is survived by his daughter Donna Zenadocchio (Luigi), 2 sons Garry Clark, Rick Clark (Alyson), 3 granddaughters and 5 great grandchildren, a brother Andy Clark. Funeral services are 1pm Friday September 27, 2013 at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. 2nd St Franklin, OH. Burial will be in Woodhill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 11am to 1pm at the funeral home. www.anderson-fh.com 09/25/2013.

 

Clarke, Rettie B. Williams
Beattyville, KY – Rettie B. Williams Clarke, 90, widow of George Clarke, passed away Monday, February 5, 2007, at the Lee County Constant Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was born January 8, 1917, in Menifee County, KY to the late Johnny and Lula Jones Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of the Beattyville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include two daughters, Imogene Katzenmaier (Hamp Turner, Jr.), Booneville, KY and Ruth Ann (& Lowell) Burchett of Lucasville, OH; 10 grandchildren, Glynn Katsenmaier, David Evanoff, Debbie Weems, Teresa Distel, Toni Sargent, Bill Burchett, Michelle Hall, Lisa Riggs, Carna White, and Greg Amos; 21 great grandchildren; four great, great grandchildren; and a host of friends and relatives. Along with her parents, and her husband, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lloyd Johnson; a daughter, Christine Amos; and a grandson, Shawn Amos, three sisters, Rosa Dunaway, Myrtle Ross and Sadie Hicks; a brother, Harvey Williams; three step-children, Alice and Samuel Jones and Jessie Marie. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2007, at the Booneville Funeral Home with Brother Charles Addison officiating. Visitation was held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Burial in the Johnson Cemetery, Beattyville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Glynn, Tommy and Josh Katzenmaier, David Evanoff, Clark Distel, Bill Burchett and Drake and Drew Weems. Booneville Sentinel February 15, 2007.

 

Clem, Jennifer Mosley
Booneville, KY- Jennifer Jenene (Mosley) Clem, age 41, wife of Roy Allen Clem, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Baptist Health Center in Lexington, KY. Jennifer was born in Manchester, Clay County, KY on June 24, 1972, a daughter of Ida (Smith) and the late Eddie Mosley. She was a homemaker and deeply loved being a Grandmother. Jennifer was a member of the Levi Baptist Church in Booneville, KY. She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, her mother, Ida, 1 son; Jamie Mosley of Sexton Creek, KY, 1 daughter; Jackie (Derrick) Marshall of Booneville, KY, 2 brothers, Jeff Mosley of Winchester, KY, and Jarvis Mosley of Manchester, KY, 1 sister; Jessica Mosley of Manchester, 1 granddaughter; Jinger Marshall of Booneville, KY, Mother and Father in law Roy and Nancy Clem of Sexton Creek, KY, along with many other loving family members and friends. Jennifer was preceded in death by her father, Granny Mary Smith and Granny Lois Lynch. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 02/24/2014.

 

Clem, Marcella Jane McDaniel
Marcella Jane McDaniel Clem, 81, of Winchester, widow of Shirley Clem, passed away on Wed., Sept. 18, 2013 at her home. Mrs. Clem was born in Dayton, KY on March 4, 1932 to the late Clarence L. McDaniel and Elsie Banks Barnett Tapp. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her 8 children, Shirley Ann Clem Smith, Linda Sue Clem, Richard L. Clem, Daniel (Carol) Clem, Donna Jean Clem, Nancy (Andrew) Collins, Jeffrey Wayne Clem, and Harry David Clem; 32 grandchildren, 60 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Richard McDaniel and Donald Tapp and 1 sister, Patricia Powell. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00pm, Fri., Sept. 20 at Scobee Funeral Home by Pastor Lee Cruse. Burial will be at Clarmont Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Gary Smith, Joey Clem, Danny Ray Clem, Jeffrey Scott Clem, Jeremy McManaway, Joshua McManaway, Nicolas McManaway, Roger Dale Osborne, David Clem, Richard Clem II, Adam Clem, Scott Abner and Dustin Clem. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00pm, Thurs., Sept. 19 at Scobee Funeral Home. www.scobeefuneralhome.com 09/18/2013.

 

Clem, Ralph
Ralph Clem, age 93 of Connersville, passed away on Monday September 2, 2013 at the home of his daughter. Born on April 30, 1920 in Sexton Creek, Kentucky, he is the son of Alexander J. Clem and Lucy Callahan Clem Gallagher; both whom precede him in death. Ralph is a WWII U.S. Navy veteran who served from May 1944 to December 1945. While in the Navy he attained the rank of Fireman 2nd Class and served on the USS Wolverine, USS Charger and the USS Boxer. He was a member of the VFW, AmVets, American Legion, NRA and Indiana State Police Alliance. He has been a member for over 50 years of the Warren Lodge #15 F. & A.M., Scottish Rite, Murat Shrine and a former member of the Whitewater Valley Shrine. After 35 years of service, he retired in 1985 from Ohio Valley Gas Company. He had worked in Connersville and Sullivan, IN. He has also worked in maintenance for Residential CRF until 1993 where he also served on the Human Relations Committee. He was awarded the honor of Kentucky Colonel. He is survived by his daughters and their husbands, Janet & Kenneth Adkins of Connersville, Elizabeth Ann & Lee Schmidtz of Farmersburg, IN, Evelyn Faye & Larry Smith of Jamestown, IN and Loretta Jean & Mark Trueblood of Brazil, IN; brother Bob Clem of Lexington, KY; a sister, Frances Smith of Covington, KY; nine grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, eight great great-granchildren and one great, great, great-grandchild. He is also survived by his long time companion, Loretta Crum. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant brother, Dale Clem; sisters, Lillian and Pat; and a grandson, Tab Schmidtz. Funeral services will be conducted at Urban Winkler Funeral Home on Friday September 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm with Pastor John Reynolds officiating. Friends and family may visit from 11:00 am until the time of the service. Masonic Memorial Services will be conducted at 1:00 pm. Burial with military graveside services will follow at Dale Cemetery. www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com 09/06/2013.

 

Clem, Ralph
Booneville, KY – Ralph Clem, 85, of the Owsley County Health Care Center, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2010 after a long illness. He was a veteran of World War II, a retired farmer and a member of the Clarks Chapel Baptist Church. He was born on April 19, 1924 in Owsley County, KY to Leonard and Millie Harris Clem and was the widower of Lucy Marie Clem. He is survived by four daughters, Bonnie (& Charles) Edwards of Island City, KY, Charlotte (& Ronnie) Brown of Norwood, OH, Linda Roberts of Tyner, KY and Shirley (& Terry) Gross of Erlanger, KY; four sons, Roy (& Nancy) Clem, Ernie (& Pam) Clem, Freddy (& DeEtta) Clem and Charles (& Diane) Clem, all of Sextons Creek, KY. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren; a brother, Lewis Albert Clem of Cincinnati, OH and a sister, Selma Niece of Butler, KY. Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2010, 1:00 p.m. at the Clarks Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Cunnigan and Rev. Ralph Hacker officiating. Burial in the Clem Family Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel March 3, 2010.

 

Clem, Shirley
Tues., May 25, 2010 at the Clark Regional Medical Center. Mr. Clem was born in Fayette Co. on April 15, 1928 to the late Gilbert and Flora Saylor Clem. He was a retired construction supervisor, a member of the Ark of Mercy Church of God, and a former OH National Guard Medic. Additional survivors include four sons, Richard (Carol) Clem, Daniel (Carol) Clem, Jeff (Rachel) Clem, and Harry (Judy) Clem all of Winchester; four daughters, Shirley Ann Smith, Linda Clem, and Donna Clem of Winchester, and Nancy (Andrew) Collins of Clay City; 27 grandchildren; 61 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter; two brothers, Raymond and Perry; and two sisters, Ruby and Frances. He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m., Fri., May 28, 2010 at the Ark of Mercy Church of God. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Clarmont Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Jeremy McManaway, Danny Ray Clem, Jeffrey Clem, Harry David Clem II,Gary Smith II, and Richard Clem II. Honorary pallbearers will be Nicholas and Joshua McManaway, Adam Clem, Scott Abner, Joy Clem, Roger Osborne II, and Dustin Clem. www.scobeefuneralhome.com.

 

Clotfelter, Jack
Jack Clotfelter (1921-2012), loving husband of Patty (Patty Jo Treadway, formerly of Travellers Rest) Clotfelter and a dear brother of Jo (Lee) Clue. Jack is survived by one daughter, Paula (Danny) Haynes and two grandchildren, Jennings and Mathew Haynes. He has two step children and four step grandchildren. He was an award winning architect and artist. Building a career spanning decades, Jack was responsible for over one thousand school projects throughout Kentucky and surrounding area. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass. www.milwardfuneral.com 05/29/2012

 

Coburn, Ella D.Rose
Ella D. Rose Coburn, age 79, passed away Friday, October 10, 2008 at The Oaks of West Kettering. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Coburn. She is survived by her two daughters: Janet Coburn and her husband Dan Riley of Dayton and Nancy Hartshorn and her husband Martin of Winchester, KY; her brother, Wally (Susie) Rose of Lexington, KY; and close friend, Kathy (Roger) Schert of Seattle, WA. Ella was a member of Marshall Road Church of God, a longtime Kettering resident and a regular contributor to the Humane Society. Visitation 1-2pm Monday, October 13 at MORRIS SONS FUNERAL HOME, 1771 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering . Funeral service 2pm Monday, October 13. Pastor Rob Wackerman officiating. Interment Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville, KY at 12:30 pm Tuesday. Condolences may be sent to _www.morris-sons.com_(http://www.morris-sons.com/) . Published in the Dayton Daily News on 10/12/2008. Ella was a native of Owsley County, KY. Her parents were John "Breck" & Winnie (Rowland) Rose. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Howard L. Rose, and Ray B. Rose.

 

Coldiron, Laura
Laura Coldiron, 72, of Holton passed away Thursday, October 19, 2006 at the Hospitality Hall in Batesville. She was born at Park City, Kentucky on September 16, 1934 the daughter of James and Sara Trent Coldiron. Survivors include three brothers, George Coldiron of Holton, Frank Coldiron of Versailles, and Taylor Coldiron of North Vernon; two sisters, Geneva Horner of Dayton, and Irene Lewis of Booneville, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sisters Hazel Coldiron and LaVerne Steele. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 23rd at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery at Edinburgh. Visitation will be Monday from 10am until time of services

 

Cole, Helen Marie Roberts
Booneville, KY – Helen Marie (Roberts) Cole, age 69; wife of Chester Jr., passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at her residence in Booneville, KY. Helen was born in Lerose, Owsley County, Kentucky on January 29, 1944, a daughter of the late Roland and Emily Jane (Johnson) Roberts. She enjoyed gardening and canning the food that was raised; she had a strong love for all of her grandchildren and was a member of the Lerose Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, 3 sons; Marvin Dennis "Joe" (Sarah) Cole of Lexington, KY, Lloyd Dee Cole of Wolf Coal, KY, Dennis Joe (Debbie) Cole of Wolf Coal, KY, 2 daughters; Eugenia "Jeannie" (L.C.) Daniel of Buckhorn, KY, DyAnn Cole (Michael Foster) of Mocksville, NC, 3 brothers; Glenn (Thelma) Roberts of Waco, KY, Clarence (Liz) Roberts of Booneville, KY, Ray Roberts of Irvine, KY, 1 sister; Rosella (Frank) Luedtke of Irvine, KY, 8 grandchildren; Jeremy (Genell) Cole, DyAnna Jo Brandenburg, Jessica Cole, Brenda Sue Brandenburg (Mike) Stamper, Elizabeth (Elmer) Bowling, Isabella Cole, Michael Dennis (Kelly) Cole, Jericho Daniel, 13 great grandchildren, 4 special family members and friends; Ricky Creech, Phillip "Buck" Cooper, Brenda Jackson and Mike Stamper. Helen is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Terry Lee Cole, a great grandchild Terrance Bowling, 2 brothers; Robert Lee and Mose Roberts, 3 sister-in-laws; Sylvia, Ruth, and Kathleen Roberts and a brother-in-law Cecil Eugene Creech. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY at 1:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2013 with Pastor Calvin Bowling officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 6:00-9:00 PM at the funeral home. Helen will be laid to rest in the Shepherds Memorial Cemetery located in Booneville, KY. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Pallbearers; Jason, Toby and Robert Smith, Michael Cole, Elmer Bowling and Ricky Creech, Honorary Pallbearers; Michael Foster and Michael Stamper. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 05/02/2013.

 

Cole, Laurie L. Price
Laurie L. (Price) Cole 51, of Lebanon passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Bethesda North Hospital surrounded by loving family and friends. Laurie was preceded in death by her father Donnie Price of Beattyville, KY, a granddaughter, Maggie Cole, and her mother-in-law Rizonia Cole of Booneville, KY. She is survived by her beloved and devoted husband of 37 years, Dale Cole of Lebanon, and sons Jason (Shelly) Cole of Clarksville and Jeremy Cole of Lebanon, daughters Sharon (Greg) Byrd of Morrow and Meagen (Terry) Choate of south Lebanon, her mother Gladys Price of Beattyville, KY., four sisters Donna (Donnie) Cole of Lebanon, Julie (Victor) Duff, Brenda Pittman and Virginia (Troy) Horn, all of KY., and brother Donald (Kim) Price, also of KY. She leaves behind three granddaughters Danielle, Regan and Laynie and four grandsons Andrew, Gage, Tate and Jayden. Visitation and funeral service was held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, South Lebanon with Rev. Art McFarland and Rev. Jason Faulkner officiating. Burial was in the Fellowship Cemetery, Union Township, Oh. Arrangements by Stine & Kilburn Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.stinekilburnfuneralhome.com. 03/10/2013

 

Cole, Mary Rebecca Warren Ingram
Mary Rebecca Warren Ingram Cole, 97, formerly of Richmond, passed away November 13, 2011 at the Bradley Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Cleveland, TN. Mrs. Cole, daughter of the late Andy and Emily Marcum Warren, was born on May 26, 1917 in Green Hall, Kentucky. Mrs. Cole is survived by her son, James David Ingram (Gerri), her daughter: Emily Carol Ingram Richie (Jake), six grandchildren, several great-grand children, as well as, great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Terrill Newton Ingram and two sons, Binny Terrill and Wayne Kanard, as well as, her second husband Thomas Cole. She was also preceded in death by all of her siblings. Mrs. Cole was very gifted. She wrote many songs and poems. She was also a very good photographer. Nothing was too small or too large for her to photograph. She and her twin sister, Sarah Jett, loved to play their guitars and sing. They sang often at the former Church of God on Estill Avenue. They also sang and played at several local special events. Later in life, she moved to Florida to be with her daughter. In 1997, she joined the Hudson Church of God where her son-in-law, Rev. Jake Richie, is senior pastor. She later moved to Tennessee and lived by her son and daughter-in-law. Mary was a great Christian. She prayed for everyone and never failed to tell people about Jesus. She had many friends. She was a wonderful mother. No one can ever take her place. She was really one of a kind. The funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 P.M. Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Jake Richie officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. http://cpcfh.com 11/15/2011.

 

Cole, Michael Gene
Booneville, KY - Michael Gene Cole, 27 of Sugar Road, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2007, at his residence. Michael was born November 8, 1979 in Richmond, Ky, to Tiena Williams and Earl Gene Cole both of Booneville, KY. He was an employee for the Booneville Sentinel, a volunteer for the Booneville Senior Citizens, and attended the Church of God. Along with his parents, he survived by a brother, Brack Dustin Booth and a sister, April Valerie Rose Smith and paternal grandmother, Mildred Smith, all of Booneville, KY: numerous aunts and uncles; and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Wilburn and Dorothy Williams; and paternal grandfather, Raleigh Cole. Funeral services were held Thursday, January 18, 2007, at 3:00 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Rev. Anthony Williams officiating. Visitation was held Thursday at the funeral home, beginning at 2:00 p.m., until time of service. Burial in the Williams Cemetery, Beattyville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel

 

Cole, Rezonia Allen
Booneville – Rezonia (Allen) Cole, age 86, wife of Junior Cole, passed away Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Owsley County Health Care Center in Booneville, KY. Rezonia was born in Manchester, Clay County, KY, on July 31, 1925, a daughter to the late Herbert and Maggie Allen. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Road Run Church of Christ in Clay County, KY. Along with her husband of 62 years, she is survived by 5 sons; Ronnie (Charla) Cole of Annville, KY, Larry (Ineida) Cole, Donnie (Donna) Cole, Dale (Lorie) Cole, Jimmy (Michelle) Cole all of Lebanon, OH, 4 daughters; Helen (Preston) Robertson of Manchester, KY, Anna Mae (Bradley) Little of Booneville, KY, Loretta Lowe of Dayton, OH and Karen Cole of Mainsville, OH, 4 brothers; Willie Allen, Daniel Miller, Johnny Miller and James Miller all of Ohio, 2 sisters; Mae Sunnycab and Irene Maloney both of Ohio, 20 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and many other loving family members and friends. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 3:00 PM at The Booneville Funeral Home with Pastors David Combs and Garett Thomas officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. She will be laid to rest in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery located in the Pebworth Community of Booneville, KY. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 05/01/12.

 

Cole, Robert "Bob" Grant
Winchester, KY – Robert “Bob” Grant Cole, 52, formerly of Owsley County, KY, passed away Friday, April 27, 2007. Mr. Cole was born October 2, 1954 in Owsley County, to the late Lawrence and Verdie Evans Cole. He was employed by Bob Roberts Landscaping in Winchester, KY. He is survived by two sons, Larry and Jeff Cole of Mt. Sterling, KY; five grandchildren; three step sons, Brandon Richardson of Winchester, KY and Eric and Derrick Smith, both of Beattyville, KY; and a host of friends and relatives. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pendergrass Cemetery at Booneville, KY with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 3, 2007.

 

Coleman, Violet V.
McLouth, KS – Violet V. Coleman, 95, of McLouth, died Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at the Jefferson County Geriatric Center, Winchester, Kansas. She was born September 29, 1910 in Booneville, Kentucky, the daughter of Daniel Boone and Ida Mary Nease Dean. Violet graduated from Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky in 1934. She was a school teacher and retired in 1975. She then worked as a caretaker at the Joplin Nursing Home in McLouth for 14 years. She belonged to the McLouth United Methodist Church. She was married to Joseph Coleman. He preceded her in death in 1966. Other survivors include a daughter, Ida Mae Hehn, McLouth, Kansas; a sister, Ruth Ryan, Las Vegas, Nevada; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur Dean, Samuel Dean and Bill Dean and a sister, Fannie Fakonan. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 17, 2006, at Mt. Sidney Cemetery, Liewood, Kansas. She will lie in state Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at Barnett Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Memorial donations may be made to Jefferson County Hospice and sent in care of the funeral home, P. O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66066. Booneville Sentinel April 20, 2006

 

Collier, James Edward
Booneville, KY – James Edward Collier, of Booneville, Kentucky departed this life Monday, October 11, 2010 at the age of 53 years, 4 months and 26 days. He was born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, on May 15, 1957 to Catherine Milich Collier and the late Edward Lee Collier. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and a loving son, father, grandfather, and brother. He is survived by his loving mother, Catherine Milich Collier of Beattyville, KY, two sons, Derek Collier of Beattyville, KY and Garrett Collier of Colorado; one grandchild; two brothers, Scotty Collier and wife Olivia of Richmond, KY and Michael Collier of Beattyville, KY. Two sisters survive: Debbie Collier and Teresa Collier both of Beattyville, KY; three nieces, Tonya Collins and husband J. R., Savannah White and Makayla Mauck; and one nephew, Tyler Collins. He was preceded in death by his loving father, Edward Lee Collier. He also leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Services were Friday, October 15, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Jamie Brunk officiating. Burial followed in the Spencer – Hobbs Cemetery at Big Andy Ridge. Pallbearers were: Derek Collier, Garrett Collier, James Collins, Bill Freeman, Henry Day and Tony Bowling. Arrangements entrusted to Porter & Son Funeral Directors of Campton, KY. Booneville Sentinel October 20, 2010.

 

Collins, Richard D.
Richard D. Collins, age 78, and widower of Oneiva (Combs) Collins passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012 at the University of Louisville Medical Center, in Louisville, KY. Richard was born in Hamilton, OH on December 26, 1933, a son of the late Christopher and Bertha (Winkler) Collins. He was a former Boiler Fireman for the Central Soya Soybean Plant in Indianapolis, IN. He is survived by 1 son; Richard “Richie” (Linda) Collins, Jr., of Pensacola, FL, 2 daughters; Alice (John) Ondrovich of Hamilton, OH, and Christina (Darin) Shoemaker of Beattyville, KY, 1 sister; Carol Parker of Monticello, KY, 3 grandchildren; Daneka Collins, Richard David Collins, and Nikita Brockman,5 great grandchildren; Caitlyn Shoemaker, Darin Shoemaker, Jayson Wichman, Austin Collins, and speical family friend,Carmen Hensley, along with many other loving family members and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 40 years, 1 brother; James Harold Collins, and 1 sister; Margie Staples. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 8, 2012 with Reverend Rob Morgan officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 10:00 AM until time of service at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY. Richard will be laid to rest next to his wife in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Pebworth community of Owsley County. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 03/07/2012.

 

Colwell, Bobbie
Bobbie Colwell, age 74, of Brookville, took his last breath on July 8, 2013 at the CVICU at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, with his wife and son by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, Colonel Colwell & Esther Walton, by a son, Rodney and a sister Shirley. He was born in Booneville, KY and was raised by his grandparents, Clabe & Julie Colwell. He came to Ohio at age 15. Bob retired from Inland Manufacturing after 32 years of service. He was a member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association in Vandalia. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margaret, of Brookville and by a son Gregory, of Phillipsburg. He is also survived by numerous other relatives and many special friends. Visitation will be held 5:30 – 8:00 PM Friday, July 12 at the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT RD., BROOKVILLE, OH. Funeral services will also be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow in Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery. Bob had an opinion about everything, and he never met a stranger. www.gilbert-fellers.com 07/10/13.

 

Colwell, Virginia Lee Frost
Virginia Lee Colwell (nee: Frost), 80, of Morrow, died Saturday March 10, 2012. Born October 11, 1931 in Newport, KY to Claude and Sophia (nee: Ledford) Frost, she was a longtime nurses aide at the Lebanon Nursing Home. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church in South Lebanon. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Willie Colwell, her brothers, Arvil, Arber, Donald, Lowell, Seldon and Conley Earl Frost, and her sisters, Jewell Frost, Inez Combest and Hattie Riley, survivors include her seven sons, Marvin, Carl, Calvin, Michael, David, Willie JR, and Timothy Colwell. Also surviving is her brother, Elmo Frost, 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday March 13, from 6-8 PM, with funeral service on Wednesday March 14, at 11 AM, all at the Vale-Hoskins Funeral Home, Morrow. Online condolences available at www.Hoskinsfh.com 03/12/2012

 

Combs, Anette "Ann" Duff
Annette "Ann" Duff Combs, 75, of Winchester, wife of Carl Combs, passed away on Sat., May 11, 2013 at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Combs was born in Owsley Co., KY on Feb. 4, 1938 to the late George and Edna Moore Duff. She was retired from Sylvania. She was a homemaker and enjoyed making crafts and sewing. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, George Kevin Combs (Trina); her daughter-in-law, Lisa Combs Soto; 3 grandchildren, Carl Keith Combs Jr. (Kim), Kaitlen Jo Combs Campbell (Jordan), and Taylor Scott Combs; 2 step grandchildren, Chris Bell (Ashley) and Desirae Cole (John); 2 great grandchildren, Neveah Combs and Khloe Campbell; 5 step great grandchildren, Jeweleann Cole, Jadelynn Cole, Allen Powell Bell, Brooklyn Osborne, and Delfia Marcum; 2 sisters, Dolly Smith and Sonya Reichel; and 2 brothers, Jim Duff and Claude Duff. She was preceded in death by her son, Carl Keith Combs and 4 sisters, Dora Sizemore, Gloria Cornett, Pauline Marshall, and Georgia Sumner. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 15 at Scobee Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services will follow at 2:45 p.m. at the Winchester Cemetery Shelter by Rev. Lee Cruse. Pallbearers will be George Kevin Combs, Carl Keith Combs Jr., Taylor Scott Combs, Chris Bell, Jordan Campbell, and James Elmo Wills. Mrs. Combs' family would like to extend a special thanks to Hospice East, Linda Klix, Dr. Kathryn Jones, Lisa Cole, Rachael Cole, Chelsie Cole, Joe Cole, Jessica Wills, Chris Bell, and Ashley Bell. www.scobeefuneralhome.com 05/13/2013.

 

Combs, Betty Porter
Betty Porter Combs, 75, Rice Station Road, in Irvine, widow of Palmer Combs, died Friday, August 2, 2002, at Irvine Health and Rehab Center after a long illness. She was a native of Owsley County, a daughter of the late Albert and Bertie Mays Porter. Mrs. Combs was a member of the Cow Creek Baptist Church and a retired employee of the Irvine Health and Rehab Center. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Elmo, Eldon and Joe Porter and a sister Delma Porter Wolfe. Survivors include eight children; Gary Dale (Virginia) Combs of Irvine, Sharon Lee Cheatham of Irvine, Kenneth Albert (Vada) Combs of Irvine, Jobie (Mary Jo) Combs of Irvine, Barry Wayne (Judy) Combs of Irvine, Kevin Jay Combs of Richmond, Keith Ray (Brenda) Combs of Waco, Karen Kay (Richard) Henry of Irvine; 3 brothers; Leland Porter of Lexington, Ralph Porter of Elizabethtown and Jack Porter of Cincinnati; 2 sisters Euphema Bradley of New Port Richey, FL, and Helen Cannaday of Camden, SC, fourteen grandchildren, four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, August 5, 2002 at Lewis Funeral Home in Irvine with Rev. Joe Lahrmer. Burial will follow New Zion Cemetery in Jackson County. Friends may call at the Lewis Funeral Home after 6 p.m., today. Sons will serve as casketbearers. Submitted by Dr. D. L. Brewer

 

Combs, Bobby Franklin
Booneville, KY – Bobby Franklin Combs, 71, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2009, in Beaumont, Texas. He was born May 23, 1938, in Richmond, Kentucky, to the late Bascom (Jack) and Hazel Brewer Combs. Bobby is survived by three daughters, Kathy Schulte of Leesville, LA, Pam Hicks of Chandler, AZ, and Connie Thompson of Yorkstown, VA; a son, Bobby Combs of Beaumont, TX; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Wayne Combs of Greenfield, OH and Don Combs of Louisville, KY; a sister, Norma Welch of LaFollette, TN; a friend, Virgie Combs, and a host of relatives and friends. A Memorial Service was held on Monday, Septermber 7, 2009, 10:00 a.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY, with Wayne Combs, Don Combs and Norma Welch officiating. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel September 9, 2009.

 

Combs, Bobby Gene
BEATTYVILLE - Bobby Gene Combs, 72, husband of Florence (Bush) Combs, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2010, at his residence. Bobby was born March 30, 1938, in Vincent, KY, to the late Orear and FLora (Estes) Combs. He was a former Truck Driver with the Three Forks Apothecary, a member of the Beattyville Church of The Nazarene, and a US Army veteran. He loved entertaining the senior citizens with his guitar, at their regular gatherings. Along with his wife of 55 years, he is survived by 3 sons; Jack (Theresa) Combs of Nicholasville, KY, Melvin (Patti) Combs of Cynthiana, KY, Donald (Nina) Combs of Beattyville, KY, 1 daughter; Kathy Combs Cheek of Beattyville, KY, 2 brothers; Billy (Teresa) Combs, and Steve (Virginia) Combs, both of Beattyville, KY, 8 sisters; Edith (Fred) Brown of Flatwoods, KY, JoAnn Flynn, Louise Coomer, Carolyn (Larry) Wright, and Gelonda Cope, all of Beattyville, KY, Susie Jackson of Irvine, KY, Martina Robertson of Richmond, KY, and Angie (Greg) Carlin of Indianapolis, IN, 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and a host of friends and relatives. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 sisters, Joan, Drucillia, and Mildred Combs, Margaret Lynch, and Onevia Collins. Funeral services, along with military rites by the Three Forks VFW Post # 11296, will be Saturday, October 23, 2010, at 11:00 AM, at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY, with Chaplain Paul Dyer officiating. Burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Combs, Cary
Booneville, KY - Cary Combs, 41, of Owsley County, KY, passed away Tuesday,October 14, 2008, at the Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cary was born in Wilmington, OH, on November 5, 1966, to Elden and Mary Ann Kelly Combs. He was a self-employed stone mason, an avid sportsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, and collected arrowheads. Along with his parents, he is survived by a son, Gage Combs, and his mother Crystal Combs, both of Booneville, KY; a brother, Jeffrey Combs of Georgetown, KY; an uncle, Richard Kelly of Morrow, OH; a niece McKaylyn Combs, Beattyville, KY; and two nephews, Noah Combs of Beattyville, KY and Robbie Kelly of Morrow, OH; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and many, many friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Clifton and Lucy Combs, and Grace and Mac Kelly. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 1:00 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Scottie Brandenburg officiating. Visitation was held on Friday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Tim Brandenburg, John Spencer, Dennis Brandenburg, Fred Carmack, Greg Kelly, Jeff Bradley and Audley Gay. In lieu of flowers, donations requested to the Gage Combs Scholarship Fund, % Farmers State Bank, P.O. Box 68, Booneville, KY 41314. Booneville Sentinel October 22, 2008.

 

Combs, Charlie Sr.
Booneville, KY –Charlie Combs, Sr., age 71, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at his residence in Booneville, KY. Charlie was born in the Upper Buffalo Community of Owsley County, KY on February 20, 1942, a son of the late Robert and Mary Jane (Bishop) Combs. He worked for the Kentucky State Highway Department, and enjoyed logging, working around the farm, chewing tobacco and watching WLJC. He is survived by one son; Charlie Combs of Booneville, KY, one daughter; Mary Aileen Combs of Booneville, KY, six brothers; David Combs of Booneville, KY, Letcher and Maxie Combs both of South Lebanon, OH, Willie Dale Combs of Loveland, OH, Oakley Combs of Hamilton, OH, and Chester Combs of Booneville, KY, one sister; Georgia Moyers of Beattyville, KY, his former wife; Henrietta Combs of Booneville, KY, four grandchildren; Darian, Chastity, Blake, and Chase Combs, two great grandchildren; Brynslei and Colton Combs, two family friends; Deb and Cody Whitest Hughes. He is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, one sister; Beatrice Abner and one brother-in-law; Martin Abner, Jr. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY at 1:00PM on Monday, November 4, 2013 with Pastor Terry Sandlin officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM at the funeral home. Charlie will be laid to rest in the Esau-Gabbard Cemetery located in the Indian Creek Community of Owsley County, Kentucky. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 11/02/2013.

 

Combs, Edward Russell "Ed"
Edward Russell “Ed” Combs, 87, of Richmond, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012. He was born in Owsley Co., Ky., on August 31, 1924, the son of the late Conley C. and Ethel Jackson Combs. He was a retired Maintenance Supervisor for the Madison County School Systems and was a Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Big Hill Ave. Christian Church for over 50 years, had a perfect attendance record for 17 straight years and enjoyed attending the Men’s Sunday School Class. He was a Past Master of Richmond Masonic Lodge No. 25 F & AM. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Phelps Combs; two sisters, Allie Mae Combs and Norma Williams. Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Lainhart (Aaron) and Kathy Bowling (Bill); four grandchildren, Evan Scott Lainhart, Amy Bowling Arnold (Kristoffer), Erin “Kristi” Lainhart Zachary (Justin) and Russell Layton Bowling (Janie); five great- grandchildren; Ty Zachary, Kole Arnold, Jack Bowling, Maecy Arnold and Weston Zachary; two brothers, Chandler Combs (Martha) and Bobby Combs (Bertha); four sisters, Gladys Newland, Dorothy Shelton, Ruby Roberts and Thelma Bishop (Jesse Paul). Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 AM Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Big Hill Christian Church with Bro. Jim Riggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Tuesday at the Big Hill Christian Church with Masonic Rites conducted at 8:30 PM. Pallbearers will be Evan Lainhart, Russell Bowling, Kristoffer Arnold, Justin Zachary, Chan Combs, Doug Shelton and Bill Phelps. Honorary Pallbearers will be Woodrow Cotton and residents and staff of Morning Pointe. Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Big Hill Christian Church Building Fund, 1150 Goggins Lane, Richmond, KY 40475. Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.cpcfh.com 07/10/2012.

 

Combs, Ella Rea Stevens
Ella Rea Stevens Combs, Age 71, of Franklin, OH died March 17, 2008 at Franklin Ridge. Ella was born in Booneville, KY on September 21, 1936 to Charlie and Laura (Barrett) Stevens. She was a member of the Baptist Tabernacle in Carlisle for many years. Her parents and her husband Kelly C. Combs preceded Ella in death. Ella is survived by a son, Al Combs and wife Julie; three daughters, Marlene Temple and husband Larry, Helen Thomas and husband Wayne, and Mary Ann Sanders; two brothers, Charles Stevens and J.C. Stevens; three sisters, Jeanie Abney, Nannie Abney, and Ruby Baker; seven grandchildren John Temple, Tiffany Miller, Heath Thomas, Dustin Thomas, Cassie Sanders, Ethan and Tobin Kashdan-Combs; and four great grandchildren, Tyler, Matthew, Hailey, and Morgan. Funeral services will be March 21, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home (1357 E. 2nd Street, Franklin, OH. Visitation will be from 5-8 March 20, 2008 at the Funeral home. Burial will be in Springboro Cemetery. To share a memory in the family guest book, please visit www.anderson-fh.com March 23, 2008.

 

Combs, Eugene
Eugene Combs, Age 81, of Franklin, OH died September 30, 2007 at Franklin Ridge. Eugene was born in Owsley County, KY on February 7, 1926 to Lewis and Jane (Thompson) Combs. He was employed as a paper bailer with Miami Coating Mill in Franklin for 35 years. Eugene was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers Claude, Leroy, Rollie, Kelly, Clyde, and Dale Combs; and a sister Ruby Ledford. He is survived by a son Gene Combs of Franklin, OH; a brother Dallas Combs of KY; a sister Lola Clark of Franklin; and a sisiter-in-law Phyllis Jean Combs Murphy of Franklin. The family would like to give a special thank you to Franklin Ridge for all the love and care given to Eugene. Funeral services are October 3, 2007 at 2pm at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. 2nd St Franklin, OH with Rev Charles Denny officiating. Burial will be in Woodhill Cemetery. Visitation will be 12pm until the time of the service. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Dayton. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomes.com. Anderson Funeral Homes.com

 

Combs, Eula Jean Young
Eula J. Combs age 82 of Hamilton passed away Thursday July 23, 2009 at Hospice of Hamilton. She was born January 16, 1927 in Booneville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Walker and Bertha (Lynch) Young. On December 17, 1943 in Kentucky she married Carl Combs, who preceded her in death in 1994. Mrs. Combs was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern Star. She dearly loved her children. Mrs. Combs is survived by one son Jerry (Seleta) Combs; one daughter Donna (Rick) Green; five grandchildren Mike (Jen), Jerry (Trish), Scott (Erin), Rick (Patty), and Amy (Jake); eleven great grandchildren Brodie, Gavin, Hunter, Heather, Samantha, Casey, Lacon, Jordan, Gunnar, Olivia, and Ben; one brother John W. (Betty) Young, and one sister Joann (Wayne) Thomas. She was also preceded in death by two brothers Howard and Ralph Young. Visitation at THE Webster Funeral Home 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield, Monday July 27, 2009 from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 PM, with Rev. Dennis Fields, officiating. Burial to follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions would be appreciated to Hospice of Hamilton, 1010 Eaton Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio 45013. www.websterfuneralhomes.com July 26, 2009.

 

Combs, Georgia Lee Angel
Booneville, KY – Georgia Lee Angel Combs, 67, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at her sister’s residence in Georgetown, KY. Georgia was born in Owsley County, KY, on July 9, 1942, the daughter of the late Oscar and Eliza Mayes Angel. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Fish Creek Bible Church. She is survived by a sister, Norma Jean Fain of Georgetown, KY; two brothers, Carl Angel of Franklin, OH and Everett Angel of Georgetown, KY; and a host of other relatives and friends. Along with her parents, and her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Angel. Funeral services were held Friday, July 17, 2009, at 2:00 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Pastor Terry Mathis officiating. Visitation held on Thursday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Interment at Warrens Chapel Cemetery, Vincent, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Doug, Paul and Elvis Angel, Darrell and Jr. Mayes and Josh Harris. Booneville Sentinel July 22, 2009.

 

Combs, Goldia Sizemore
Goldia Combs, 84, of Cold Spring, KY, formerly of Oneida, was born December 20, 1929 {*daughter of Lawrence and Lola Clark Sizemore}, and passed away Monday, February 3rd, 2014. She was alumni of Oneida Baptist Institute, she attended Eastern Kentucky University, {*taught school at Anglin Branch for one year ca. 1949} and was a member of the Oneida Community Church. She is survived by her children, William Dempsey Combs and wife Judy of Sextons Creek {*Holly Fork}, KY, Darlene Wright of Cold Spring, KY, along with two grandchildren, Stephen Preston Wright and Jill Leiann Wright, and one great grandchild, William Hunter Wright. She is also survived by three brothers, Larry Sizemore of Sextons Creek, KY, Steve Sizemore of Laurel, IN, Earl Gene Sizemore of Glenco, KY, and two sisters, Gerry Ann Asher of Oldenburg, IN, and Geneva Modlin of Richwood, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband Preston Brackie Combs, her parents Lawrence and Lola (Clark) Sizemore, two brothers, James Asher, Billy Sizemore, two sisters, Glenna Cavins, and Gala Miller. Funeral services for Goldia Combs will be held 2PM Friday at the Britton Funeral Home chapel with Family Members officiating. Burial will follow in the Clark-Sizemore Cemetery on Sextons Creek. Visitation will be after 1PM Friday at the Britton Funeral Home.

 

Combs, Herman
Herman Combs, age 86 of Somerville, OH, died Saturday, July 13, 2013 at his residence. Born on March 12, 1927 in Levi, KY he was the son of the late Ace & Georgiann Combs. Herman served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II and U.S. Air Force during Korean War. He was an inspector for 27 years at Harrison Radiator in Dayton and served as a minister at the Church of God in Jesus. Preceded in death by his wife of 63 years: Eunice (Baker) Combs in 2011; sisters: Ollie Peters and Fern Crawford; brothers: Allen Combs, Bascom Combs, Ernest Combs, William Henry Combs, Joseph D. Combs, Ray Combs and Lerman Combs. Survived by son & daughter-in-law: Timothy W. & Shawnda F. Combs of Somerville, OH; sister: Mabel Baker of Camden, Oh and Grandchildren: Dylan Combs, Gabriel Combs, Toria Trenum and Jessica Reece. Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Church of God in Jesus, 5604 West Alexandria Road, Middletown, Ohio with pastor Arnold Brewer officiating. Entombment will be in Butler County Memorial Park – Trenton, Ohio with military honors provided by the Preble County Honor Guard. Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Barnes Funeral Home 220 East Main Street Eaton, Ohio. www.barnesfuneralhome.com 07/17/13

 

Combs, Rev. Joseph Junior
Rev. Joseph Combs, Jr., 87, passed away July 13, 2012 at the Owsley County Health Care Center following a long illness. He was born October 12, 1924 in Owsley County, KY, was the son of the late Chester and Alice Baker Combs, was the widower of Ruby Riley Combs, was a retired minister and farmer and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. Mr. Combs is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Christine Johnson and husband Cecil, Mrs. Geraldine Bowling and husband Wilburn all of Ricetown, KY and Mrs. Debra Turner and husband Bradley of Booneville, KY; 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Funeral services for Rev. Combs were held Monday, July 16, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation on Sunday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services were the Rev. David Metcalf, Rev. L. C. Easterling, Rev. Terry Sandlin, Bro. Brad Turner and Rev. Jerry Lacefield with the burial following in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel July 19, 2012.

 

Combs, Josephine Helton
Josephine E. Combs, age 97 of Connersville, passed away on Tuesday December 18, 2012 at Heritage House where she had resided for several years. Born on June 24, 1915 in Kentucky (*Cow Creek per census), she is the daughter of the late Will and Elvira Bryant Helton. She is a charter member of the Connersville Baptist Temple. During WWII she had worked at American Central and after the war at American Kitchens. She also operated a beauty shop within her home for several years. She is survived by her son, Adrian Combs and his wife Judy of Connersville; three grandchildren, Denise & Donald Crum of Connersville, David & Dana Combs of Carmel and Annette & John Miller of Fishers; seven great-grandchildren, Hannah Crum, Halley Crum, Jake Combs, Karly Combs, Jack Miller, Joe Miller and Eli Miller; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer L. Combs, who she married on January 20, 1934 in Blooming Grove. He passed away in 1995. She is also preceded in death by her three brothers and five sisters (*Luther, Sarah, Roscoe, May, Edna, Ethel, Ragon, Zelma). Private funeral services with Pastor Tim Billups will be conducted. Burial will be at Laurel North Cemetery. Urban Winkler Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com 12/20/2012.

 

Combs, Maude Treadway
Maude Treadway Combs, age 99, widow of Matthew Combs of Snow Creek Road, Clay City, KY passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at her residence. Born in Owsley County, KY she was the daughter of the late Arch and Amelia Reynolds Treadway. She was a former teacher with the Powell County School System and she was a member of the Powell County Retired Teachers Association. Surviving relatives are three children, Prentys Combs of Corbin, KY, Darrhyl (Paula) Combs of Clay City, KY and Zula (Jimmie) Lisle of Winchester, KY; six grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Visitation begins at 5:00 P.M. Sunday, April 29, 2012 at Hearne Funeral Home, 125 West College Avenue, Stanton, KY. Graveside services officiated by Rev. Donnie Bruce Patrick will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, April 30, 2012 at Evergreen Memory Gardens in Paris, KY. Active pallbearers are Jeff Combs, Jay Combs, Matthew Combs, Keith Hall, Steve Nichols and Donnie Bruce Patrick. Honorary pallbearers are Mary Lois Flinchum Ware, Judy Potts and Marjorie Mastin. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com 04/29/2012.

 

Combs, Oscar Clifton "Roscoe"
Oscar Clifton “Roscoe” Combs, 61, husband of Martha Long Combs, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 at his home. Mr. Combs was born on July 27, 1951 in Owsley Co. to the late William Henry and Martha Crawford Combs. He was a retired Truck Driver for the Central Kentucky Mixed Concrete and attended the Church of God. In addition to his wife, he is survived by: two sons, William and Jimmy Combs; five sisters, Wanda Thacker, Irene Alexander, Lorena Morfield, Nettie Johnson, and Lynn Foster. He was preceded in death by his sister Velma Baker. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. William Warfield officiating. Burial will follow in the Combs Cemetery, Owsley County. Visitation will be from 5-9 PM Tuesday, and after 12:30 PM on Wednesday at the Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be: Michael Foster, Jason Cole, David Warfield, Core DeBoard, Anthony DeBoard, Russell Warfield, and Donald Foster. http://cpcfh.com 05/14/2013.

 

Combs, Paul
Booneville, KY – Paul Combs, 44, passed away Monday, March 13, 2006, at the Kentucky River Medical Center at Jackson, Kentucky. He was born September 19, 1961, in Manchester, Ohio, to the late Jim Thornton and Rebecca Marshall Combs. He was a farmer. Survivors are two sisters, Pamela Hurdle and Lisa Abner, both of Booneville, Kentucky; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Claude and Bob Combs; three sisters, Diane Rose, Billie Jean and Janet; and two nephews. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at 1:00 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home with the Rev. J. Jamison Brunk officiating. Visitation was held on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial in the Cow Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Booneville, Kentucky, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel March 16, 2006

 

Combs, Paul Edward
Booneville, KY – Paul Edward Combs, husband of Kay (Steppe) Combs passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013 at his daughter's residence in London, KY. Paul was born in Oneida, Clay County, KY, on February 16, 1943, a son of the late Ed and Ella Faye (Bowling) Combs. He was a graduate of Owsley County High School and Eastern Kentucky University, a retired truck driver, an Elder with the Booneville Presbyterian Church, a member of the Owsley County Sportsman Club, and the National Wildlife Turkey Federation. Paul had a passion for University of Kentucky Basketball, hunting, fishing, working in the Garden, and spending time with the grandkids. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, 1 daughter; Kristi (Bill) Meader of London, KY, 1 brother; Phillip (Debbie) Combs of Booneville, KY, brother and sister in laws; Lexene (Gene) Moore, Ruth Steppe, John C. Hensley, Frank (Dena) Steppe, 2 grandchildren; Drew and Seth Meader, a special niece; Shana Combs, along with many other loving family members and friends. Paul was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister in laws Irene and Carl Green, Carl Steppe Jr. Lois Reynolds and Faye Hensley. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Presbyterian Church, Booneville, KY at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 with Reverend Joe Powlas and Elder Stephen Jackson officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Booneville Presbyterian Church. Paul will be laid to rest in the Rest Haven section of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery located in Pebworth Community of Owsley County. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Pallbearers will be; Dr. Larry Bates, Tony Gilbert, Ron Easterling, John C. Hensley, Maurice Moore, and Jeff Bishop. Honorary Pallbearers will be Phillip Combs, John "Sug" Gabbard and Bob Mayes. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com. 03/13/2013.

 

Combs, Phyllis J. Wilson
Mrs. Phyllis J. Combs, 71, passed away, April 25, 2011 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY following a long illness. She was born June 29, 1939 in Owsley County, KY, to the late Lester M. and Fannie Parker Wilson. Phyllis was the wife of Clayton Combs and was the retired editor and manager of the Booneville Sentinel Newspaper and was a member of the Road Run Christian Church. Mrs. Combs is survived by her husband: Mr. Clayton Combs, one daughter: Mrs. Teresa Barrett and husband Darrell, one son: Mr. Timothy Combs and two grand-daughters: Mrs. Phyllis A Cornett and husband Duane and Ms. Candace N. Combs all of Booneville, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents, two grandchildren; Twynelle and Christropher Barrett and a brother; Vernon Wilson. Funeral services for Mrs. Combs were Friday, April 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Visitation was on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the funeral home. The Rev. Jamison Brunk conducted the Funeral Service with the Burial following at the Wilson Family Cemetery. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 4, 2011.

 

Combs, Raymond R.
NICHOLASVILLE - Raymond R. Combs, 99, of Nicholasville and Berea, passed away on December 26. He was born in Pebworth, Kentucky on October 7, 1914 and moved to Nicholasville at the age of 9. Ray was a graduate of Nicholasville High School, the University of Kentucky, a US Navy veteran and was a federal government employee. He was the widower of Virginia Nickell Combs who died in 2011. Survivors include daughter Raynelle Sarmiento, son David Combs, grandchildren Kelli Ramey and Kyle Combs, and sister Betti Erny who thoughtfully cared for him over his last years. Graveside service with Military Honors will be held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery on Jan 9, 2014, at 12:30pm. Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home is honored to assist Mr. Combs' family with arrangements. www.legacy.com 01/05/2014.

 

Combs, Robert
Booneville, KY - Robert Combs, 89, of Route 2, passed away October 14, 2008 at the Lee County Care & Rehabilitation Center, Beattyville, KY, after a long illness. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of the Baptist Church and a retired farmer. He was born in Owsley County, KY on March 30, 1919, to the late Clay and Mary Combs. He was the widower of Mary Jane Bishop Combs (1994). He is survived by a daughter, Georgia Moyers of Beattyville, KY; seven sons: David Combs and Chester Combs of Booneville; Charlie Combs, Manchester, KY; Oakley Combs, Cincinnati, OH, Willie Dale (& Lesa) Combs, Maineville, OH; Maxie (& Jean) Combs, Morrow, OH; and Letcher (& Geneva) Combs, South Lebanon, OH; 18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife; a daughter, Beatrice Abner; and a grandson, Martin Abner Jr. Visitation was held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the Searcy & Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 17, 2008 at the funeral home with Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Burial in the Esau-Gabbard Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel October 22, 2008.

 

Combs, Rosa Lee
Booneville, KY – Rosa Lee Combs, 88, of Route 2, widow of Hayden Combs, Sr., passed away Monday, April 24, 2006, at the Manchester Memorial Hospital in Manchester, Kentucky. Mrs. Combs was born June 10, 1917, in Owsley County, Kentucky, to the late Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Combs Taylor. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Hayden Jr. (& Patsy) Combs and Stanley Glenn Combs, both of Booneville, Kentucky; four daughters, Lou Bernice (& Bill) Day of Cleveland, Ohio, Louise (&' Jerry) Steele of Bear, Delaware, Shirley (& Estill) Farmer of Nicholasville, Kentucky and Carol (& Kenneth) Dean of Booneville, Kentucky; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2006, at 11:00 a.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Rev. Leslie Kidd officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Burial in the Combs Family Cemetery, Bee Branch Hill, Owsley County, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel April 27, 2006

 

Combs, Ruby Riley
Ricetown, KY – Ruby R. Combs, 77, wife of Joseph Combs, Jr., of HC 64, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2006 at the Kentucky River Medical Center, Jackson, KY after a long illness. She was a homemaker. An Owsley County native, she was born on October 3, 1929 to the late Sam Riley and Easter McIntosh Riley. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Joseph Combs, Jr. of Ricetown, Kentucky; three daughters, Geraldine (& Wilburn) Bowling, Christine (& Cecil) Johnson, both of Ricetown, Kentucky and Debra (& Bradley) Turner of Booneville; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are seven sisters, Louise Harris, Ricetown, KY; Helen Gabbard, Della Roberts, Georgia McIntosh, Beulah Helton, all of Booneville, KY, Delsie Roberts, Polly Herald, both of Austin, Indiana; and two brothers, Mike Riley of Booneville, KY and Elmer Riley of Waco, KY. Mrs. Combs was preceded in death by her parents, Sam & Easter Riley; a brother, Reed Riley; and two sisters, Jenny Bell Chandler and Betty Jean Gabbard. Funeral services were held on Friday, December 29, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Bro. Bradley Turner, Rev. David Metcalf, Rev. L. C. Easterling and Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating. Visitation was held on Thursday evening from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel January 4, 2007.

 

Combs, Ruth Evans
Ruth Evans Combs, 92, widow of Willard Blakely Combs, with whom she was married for 63 years, died peacefully at her home, Wed, Sep 12, 2007. Born in Booneville, KY, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Bertie Hall Evans, and had resided in Lexington since 1964. A member of Centenary United Methodist Church, she was a former beautician and retired sales clerk with Embry's. She is survived by her daughter, Sherryl (John) Combs Davis, Pikeville, KY; a brother and sisters, Donnie Evans, Wilma E. Marshall and Ruby E. Morgan, all of Booneville; as well as two grandchildren, John Evans Lockhart Davis and Charles Hickman Combs Davis. Services will be 1pm Mon at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland, conducted by Dr. Donald Durham and Kevin Duff. Burial will follow at Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine County. Casket bearers will be John Evans Lockhart Davis, Charles Hickman Combs Davis, Charles L. Davis, Kevin Duff, Charles Norris, Gary Michael Evans, Myron Evans, Louis Seelbach. Honorary casket bearers will be Donnie Evans and James C. Duff. Friends may call after 12pm Mon. Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504 or to Centenary United Methodist Church, 2800 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40502. Lexington Herald Leader 9/14/2007.

 

Combs, Tena June Birdwell
Booneville, KY – Tena June Combs, 55, wife of David, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2007, at the University of Tennessee Hospital in Knoxville, TN. Tena was born May 27, 1952, in Columbus, IN, to Allan C. & Rosaline Asberry Birdwell of Hermitage Springs, TN. She was a cook for the Owsley County Senior Citizens, a homemaker, and a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 106 and the Elk Lick Baptist Church. Along with her parents and her husband of 37 years, she is survived by a son, Jason (& Natasha) Combs, and a grandson, Connor Combs, all of Richmond, KY; a brother, Terry Birdwell of Indianapolis, IN; and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Rev. Harold Becknell and Rev. Robert Combs officiating. Visitation was held on Saturday evening from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Douglas, Mark, James, Robert, Mitchell, Michael Paul and Matthew Combs, and Donnie Peters. Honorary pallbearers were Aaron and Dexter Birdwell. Booneville Sentinel November 15, 2007.

 

Combs, Willard Blakely
Lexington, KY – Willard Blakely Combs, 91, formerly of Booneville, husband of Ruth Evans Combs, died Friday, October 6, 2006, at his residence in Lexington. He was a retired Salesman with Dawahare’s, born in Breathitt County, Kentucky, son of the late Merida and Fanny Hollon Combs. He was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church, a Master Mason and he served with the U. S. Army during World War II. Surviving besides his wife of 63 years, are his daughter, Sherryl Combs (& John) Davis of Pikeville, Kentucky; his sister, Dorothy Combs of Lexington; his brother, DeCoursey Combs of Anchorage, Kentucky; and his two grandchildren, John Evans Lockhart Davis and Charles Hickman Combs Davis, both of Pikeville. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, at the W. R. Milward Mortuary – Southland, conducted by Dr. Donald R. Durham and Rev. Lewis Ricketts with burial in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine County. Visitation was held after 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. Casket bearers were Joh Evans Lockhart Davis, Charles Hickman Combs Davis, Charles L. Davis, Kevin Duff, James C. Duff and Charles Norris, Michael Combs and Myron Evans. Milward Funeral Directors of Lexington were in charge of arrangements. Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40504 or to the Centenary United Methodist Church, 2800 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40405. Booneville Sentinel October 19, 2006.

 

Combs, William Harold
Booneville, KY – William Harold Combs, 77, passed away at his residence on Saturday, January 15, 2005 after a 2 month illness. He was a member of the Booneville Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II. He was a retired teacher and a member of both the Peoples Rural Telephone and the Owsley County Soil Conservation Board. Born in Clay County, Kentucky on May 5, 1927, he was the son of the late Clarence and Callie Anderson Combs, and the widower of Irene Frost Combs. He is survived by a brother, Dan Combs of Oneida, Kentucky; three sisters, Georgia Sharp of Oneida, Margie Bowling of Danville, Virginia and Evelyn Jackson of Frankfort, Kentucky. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Monday evening from 5:00 – 9:00 pm at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services at 11:00 am on Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Jamie Brunk and Bro. L. C. Easterling officiating. Burial at the Callahan Cemetery on Cow Creek. Pallbearers: Will Sharp, Jennings Combs, Paul K. Combs, Scott Combs, Steven Bowling, Terry Davidson, Dan Nichols and Harold Underwood. Booneville Sentinel January 20, 2005

 

Combs, Winford
Winford Combs, 79, of Drowning Creek Road, Irvine, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007 at his home after a long illness. He was born March 11, 1928 in Owsley County, the son of the late Chester and Allison Combs. He was retired from the Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and had lived in Estill County the last year. He was a member of the Pentecostal church. Survivors in addition to his wife, Bertha Elizabeth Wolfinbarger Combs, are three sons, Glyndon Combs of Richmond, Dennis Combs of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Ronnie Combs of Oxford, Ohio; four step-daughters, Nancy Turner and Brenda Lee Howard, both of Richmond, Joyce Smith of Cambridge, Ind. and Stella Stenellie of Ft. Myers, Fla.; one brother, Junior Combs of Owsley County; and 15 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Wayne Combs; a sister, May Peterson; and four brothers, Ernest, Will, Stanley and Rufford. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007 at 1 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Rollie Parker with burial at the Winston Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul Plaugher, Bill Freeman, Cecil Johnson, Dale Christian, Adam Clemons and Denny Combs.

 

Compton, Sharlet Jean Taylor
Sharlet Jean Taylor Compton 57 of Owsley County Kentucky, passed May 4th at Uk Medical Center of a long illness, leaving Harry (Husband) Anthony (Son) Piney Neeley (Sister) Anderson Bill Taylor (Brother) lot of nieces and nephews an many friends. Friends from Ohio, Alabama, an Florida. Being born to Fred an Nancy Taylor of Ricetown, KY on March 19, 1955. Proceeded in death by her parents Fred and Nancy Taylor, sisters Addie Gabbard, Ruth Vine Couch, Jessie Anderson, Goldie (infant) a brother Elmer Taylor. My wife, mother, aunt, and friend to many is free.. She is loved by many.. She will be missed by many.. She always said “give me flowers when I’m alive, not when I’m gone”. This is her last lesson to us; To celebrate community with family and friends while we are all alive and able to get together. We will love her always and may she find peace on her journey. She did her share for her lord Jesus she served, the best she could belonging to the Lee County Church of Christ. www.carecremationservices.com 05/10/2012

 

Congleton, Butler
Booneville, KY – Butler Congleton, 91, formerly of Lee County, Kentucky, passed away at the Owsley County Health Care Center in Booneville, Kentucky on Tuesday, January 10, 2006. Born in Lee County, Kentucky on April 17, 1914, to the late Enos and Mertie Belle Hall Congleton, he was a retired electrician and was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Congleton was a member of the Christian Church. He is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth C. Caudill of Nicholasville, Kentucky and Nancye C. Stamper of Beattyville, Kentucky; a brother, Luther P. Congleton, of Booneville, Kentucky; a nephew, John P. West of Beattyville, Kentucky step-daughters, Faye Gamstetter of Tennessee and Estelle Brock of Hamilton, Ohio; and a daughter-in-law, Peggy Robinson of Hamilton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Naomi C. West, Veda C. Brandes, Clyde C. Congleton, Norman D. Congleton, Russell E. Congleton and Graydon Congleton. Funeral services were held on Friday, January 13, 2006, 2:00 p.m. at the Newman Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Garett Thomas officiating. Visitation was held prior to the funeral on Friday afternoon from 1 – 2:00 p.m. Burial in the Congleton Cemetery on Hwy 587 with Newman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel January 19, 2006

 

Congleton, Roger Dale
Booneville, KY – Roger Dale Congleton, 46, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2009, at his residence in Owsley County. Roger was born March 20, 1963, to Luther and Mattie Rowlette Congleton of Booneville, KY. He attended the Beattyville Christian Center and enjoyed camping and hunting. Along with his parents, he is survived by a son, Michael Dale Congleton, of Richmond, KY; a sister, Verlene Congleton of Booneville, KY; his fiancée, Darlene Gabbard, and her daughter, Kayla Johnson, both of Booneville, KY; a special nephew, Shade William Neace; and a host of friends and other relatives. He was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Congleton. Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at 1:00 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home with Rev. Virgil Herald officiating. Visitation on Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial in the Congleton Cemetery, Beattyville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers: Keith Gabbard, Jason Wilder, Jim Sawyer, Junior Noble, Estill Farmer and Marvin D. Neace. Booneville Sentinel July 1, 2009.

 

Congleton, Viola Irene Rowlette
Viola Irene Congleton, 79, of Beattyville, KY, widow of Clyde C. Congleton, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008 at the Rockcastle Hospital and Respiratory Care Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born February 17, 1929 in Owsley County, KY, the daughter of Celbert and Dessie Clem Rowlette. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church. Survivors are sons, Lynn and Carol Congleton, Edgewater, FL, Edward Congleton and companion Faye of Sparta, TN, Billy Wayne and Sharon Rowlette of Berea, KY; four grandchildren, Jason, Gary, Danny Joe Congleton and Amber Rowlette; several great grandchildren; four sisters, Mattie Congleton (Luther) and Lenie Mae Herald (Virgil) all of Booneville, KY, Connie Sue Wolfinbarger and Donna Jean Brandenburg (Ronnie) all of Beattyville, KY; brothers, Jesse Rowlette (Katie) of Mulberry, FL, Estill Farmer (Shirley) of Nicholasville, KY; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Wendesday, April 30, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Newnam Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Combs officiating. Burial will be in the Congleton Cemetery on Hwy 587. Three Forks Tradition April 30, 2008.

 

Conrad, Clara Becknell
Booneville, KY – Clara Becknell Conrad, 85, formerly of Route 2, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2009, at the Owsley County Health Care Center, after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. Born on April 11, 1924, in Owsley Co., she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Nettie Lynch Becknell. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Lewis Conrad, Jr. of Route 2, Booneville, KY; several nephews and nieces; and many friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; a son, Charles Dwight Conrad, three brothers, Roy, Carl and Wilson Becknell; and a sister, Helen Holcomb McIntosh Short. Visitation held on Monday evening from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services held on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. David Metcalf, Rev. Landon McDaniel and Rev. Jason Smith officiating. Burial in the Becknell Family Cemetery, Booneville, with the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 20, 2009.

 

Cook, Emma Frances
Emma Frances Cook, 76, died Sat, June 6, 2009 at Bluegrass Care Rehab. Born in Louellen, KY, she was a daughter of the late Delbert and Emma Cook. Survivors are a nephew, Mike Cook and his wife Lynn Cook; two great-nephews, Joshua and Lee Cook; and several cousins. She was preceded in death by a brother, Maurice Cook. Graveside services will be 2pm Wed at the Peters Family Cemetery in Owsley Co., KY. Visitation will be from 5-7pm Tue at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main St. Herald-Leader June 8, 2009.

 

Cook, Lucy Sizemore
Booneville, KY – Lucy Sizemore Cook, 88, of the Owsley County Health Care Center, passed away October 22, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Manchester, KY, after a long illness. She was born in Owsley County, KY, on June 2, 1920, the daughter of the late Morton and Hazel Hacker Sizemore and was the widow of Clifton Cook. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Cook is survived by two daughters, Linda Barrett and Carol Campbell, both of Hamilton, OH; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also surviving are two brothers, Lawrence (& Daisy) Sizemore and Jimmy (& Josephine) Sizemore, of Booneville, KY; and a sister, Shelby Jean Baker of Norwood, OH. Visitation was held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Friday evening, October 24, 2008 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services held at 11:00 a.m., October 25, 2008 at the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating. Burial in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel October 29, 2008.

 

Cooper, Denton
Beattyville, KY – Denton Cooper, 59, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at his residence. Denton was born in Owsley County, KY, on July 12, 1949, to Thelma Caudell Cooper of Beattyville, KY and the late Clarence Cooper. He was retired from the City of Beattyville, and was a U. S. Army veteran. Along with his mother, he is survived by his special companion, Izetta Johnson; three daughters, Shena (& Jason) Reece, Cassie Cooper and Crystal (& Tony) Mays, all of Beattyville, KY; 10 grandchildren; and a great grandchild. Other survivors are a brother, Phillip Cooper of Booneville, KY; four sisters, Brenda Jackson of Beattyville, KY, Glenda Nichols and Susan Delaney, both of Versailles, KY and Wanda Murrell of Booneville, KY; and a host of other relatives and friends. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Denzil Cooper and a sister, Linda Moore. Funeral services held on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Brother Garett Thomas officiating. Visitation on Friday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Tony Mays, Jason Reece, Dylan Sargent, Jorden Wade, Willie Smith and Robert Gentry. Booneville Sentinel June 17, 2009.

 

Cooper, Thelma Caudill
Booneville - Thelma (Caudill) Cooper, age 83, widow of Clarence Cooper, passed away peacefully, Monday, October 10, 2011 at the Hospice Unit of the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Thelma was born in Booneville, Owsley County, Kentucky, on December 28, 1927, a daughter of the late Oliver and Rodha (Keller) Caudill. She was a homemaker, a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness Church, in Beattyville, KY, an excellent quilter and crafting corn shuck dolls with many of her crafts on display at the Fireside Crafts Center in Owsley County. She is survived by 4 daughters; Brenda Jackson and Wanda Murrell, both of Booneville, KY, Glenda (David) Nichols, Sue (Larry) Delaney, both of Versailles, KY, 1 son; Phillip Cooper of Booneville, KY, 1 son in law; Hugh Moore of Booneville, KY, 1 daughter in law; Lucy Cooper of Versailles, KY, 3 brothers; Arnold Caudill and Dean Caudill, both of Beattyville, KY, Herschel Caudill of Stanton, KY, Herbert Caudill of Campbellsville, KY, 2 sisters; Carrie Reed of Booneville, KY, Cleda Shoemaker of Beattyville, KY, 19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, family members, and friends. Thelma was preceded in death by her parents and husband, 1 daughter; Linda Moore, 2 sons; Denton Cooper and Denzil Cooper, 2 son in laws; Edd Jackson, and Roger Murrell. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:00 AM at The Booneville Funeral Home with Pastor Arnold Caudill officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at The Booneville Funeral Home. Thelma will be laid to rest next to her husband at Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville, KY. To leave the family a special message please visit www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com. Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Pallbearers will be Shannon Nichols, Mark Cooper, Tim Cooper, Randy Murrell, Ike Moore, Brandon Moore, and Tyler Reed. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 10/11/2011.

 

Cooper, Tressie Mays
Beattyville, KY – Tressie Mays Cooper, 89, widow of Charles Willard Cooper, passed away Monday, June 19, 2006, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Lexington, KY. Tressie was born November 18, 1916, in Owsley County, KY to the late Arch and Minnie (Tincher) Mays. She was a homemaker, a long time resident of Pine Grove, and a member of the Beattyville Presbyterian Church. Survivors include 2 sons, Charles Lynn Cooper of Richmond, KY, and Bobby Joe (& Cheryl) Cooper of Lexington, KY; 1 daughter, Minnie Carol (& Ray) Tanner of Covington, KY; 6 grandchildren, Davina Combs, Chris, Stuart, Evan, Justin and Melissa Cooper; 6 great grandchildren, Kylie and Brayden Combs, Blake, Chase, Logan & Austin Cooper. Also surviving are two sisters, Bonnie (& Elbert) Mainous and Henrietta (& Clyde) Baker, both of Booneville, KY; and a host of friends and relatives. Along with her parents, and her husband, she was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Dian Cooper, 1 sister, Gracie Mays, 4 brothers, Sam, Otto, Ottis and Banford Mays. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 22, 2006, at 1:00 PM, at the Booneville Funeral Home with Rev. Garrett Thomas officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Burial in the Cooper Family Cemetery, Beattyville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Joseph Evan, Mykell Justin, Chris, Stuart and Blake Cooper and Jason Combs. Honorary pallbearers will be Teddy, Mike, Deron, Gary, Greg, Donald and Kenny Mays and Randall, Jerry and Gaylen Mainous. Booneville Sentinel June 29, 2006.

 

Cope, Andy
Booneville, KY - Andy Cope, age 91, widower of Thelma Cope, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at the Owsley County Health Care Center. Andy was born in Booneville, KY on November 14, 1919, a son of the late Virginia (Wells) and Nathan Cope. He was a farmer and a member of the Booneville Methodist Church. He is survived by 4 daughter; Anna Lou (Gene) Lynch, Janice (Tim) Bishop, Rubby Nell (Ronnie) Callahan all of Booneville, KY and Juanita (Ronald) Isaacs of Florence, KY, 3 sons; Lyell Cope, Robert (Melissa) Cope and Jimmy Cope all of Booneville, KY, 23 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and many other loving family members and friends. Along with his parents and loving wife, he was preceded in death by 1 son; Nathan Cope, 2 granchildren; Brandon Scott Lynch and Kristie Marie Herald, 2 brothers and 5 sisters. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM with Pastor Jerry Lacefield officiating. Visitation will be Friday, July 22, 2011 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Booneville Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in the Cope Family Cemetery in Booneville, KY. To leave the family a special message please visit, www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com. Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Cope, Thelma Brewer
Booneville, KY – Thelma Cope, 85, wife of Andy Cope, of Route 2, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY. Thelma was born on August 4, 1923, in Breathitt County, KY, to the late Monroe and Lottie Bell Strong Brewer. She was a homemaker, enjoyed flowers and gardening, and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Booneville. Along with her husband of 64 years, she is survived by three sons, Jimmy Cope, Lyell Cope and Robert (& Melissa) Cope, all of Booneville, KY; four daughters, Ruby Nell Callahan (Ronnie), Anna Lou Lynch (Gene), Janice Bishop (& Tim), all of Booneville, KY, and Juanita Isaacs (& Ronald) of Florence, KY; 22 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, James and Billy Brewer, both of Indiana; two sisters, Fairlean Arrowood also of Indiana and Fanny Ervine of Bellview, KY; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Nathan Cope; a grandson, Brandon Scott Lynch; a granddaughter, Kristie Bishop; five brothers, Verdie, Hubert, Fred, Virgil and Nathan Brewer. Funeral services held Sunday, June 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating. Visitation on Saturday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Burial in the Cope Family Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers were grandsons, Brent, Matthew, mark, Nathan, Michael, Anthony, Ronnie Jr., David, Jeff, Andy and Jason. Booneville Sentinel June 17, 2009

 

Cornell, Juanita
Booneville, KY – Juanita Cornell, 83, of White Oak, widow of Lyell Cornell, passed away Monday, January 30, 2006, suddenly, at her residence. Ms. Cornell was born in Ricetown, Kentucky on February 4, 1922, to the late Nathan and Virginia Wells Cope. She was a former factory worker at the K. D. Lamp Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Booneville, Kentucky. She is survived by a brother, Andy Cope, Booneville, Kentucky; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and relatives. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Woodrow Cope, a half brother, Lloyd Allen, four sisters, Cornie Wilson, Elma Gentry, Patience Fox and Mary Gabbard. Funeral services were held on Thursday, February 2, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating. Burial in the Cope Cemetery on White Oak, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Ronnie Callahan, Jr., Jeff Callahan, Brent Lynch, Robert Cope, Matt, Mark and Tim Bishop. Booneville Sentinel 2/9/2006

 

Cornett, Ova Sr.
Booneville, KY – Ova Cornett, Sr., 75, Highway 28, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky after a short illness. He was a member of the Booneville First Baptist Church and a retired construction owner. Mr. Cornett was a Marine Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the Masonic Lodge # 939 F & AM. A native Owsley Countian, he was born on November 11, 1930 in Owsley Co., the son of John & Dora Smith Cornett, and the widower of Peggy Pierson Cornett. He is survived by a son, Ova (& Sheila) Cornett, Jr. of Booneville, Kentucky; a granddaughter, Christina Pitts of Richmond, Kentucky; a brother, Larry Cornett of Booneville, Kentucky; sisters, Helen Rhoades, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Edna McIntosh, Thelma Thompson, Dorothy McIntosh and Clara Huff, all of Mason, Ohio, and Lois Johnson, Booneville, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Jr. and Jimmy Cornett and two sisters, Ida Helms and Ruby Carmack. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2006 at the Booneville First Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating. Visitation was held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday evening at the church. Interment at the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Wade Rasner, Jerry McIntosh, Dennis Fitzpatrick, Duane Cornett, Ralph Thompson and Jerry Lynn McIntosh. Honorary pallbearers were Henry Turner and James Price. Booneville Sentinel April 06, 2006.

 

Couch, A. B.
Mistletoe, KY – A. B. Couch, 75, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2007 at the Kentucky River Medical Center, Jackson, KY, following a short illness. He was a retired Postmaster of the Mistletoe Post Office and a member of the Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was born in Owsley County on November 7, 1931 to Dewey and Florence Couch. Mr. Couch is survived by his wife, Judy Baker Couch and a son, Windell Couch, both of Mistletoe, KY; a brother, Clay Couch of Carrollton, KY; three sisters, Nan Fudge and Emma Combs, both of Glens Fork, KY, and Alice Allen of Tyner, KY; several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 5-9 p.m. Funeral services held Monday, May 7, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Homer Couch officiating. Burial in the Al Baker Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 10, 2007.

 

Couch, Clay Sr.
Clay Couch, Sr., 77, of Carrollton, KY., died on Monday, July 4, 2011 in Owenton, KY. He was born on January 26, 1934 in Booneville, Owsley County, KY., the son of the late Dewey and Florence (Couch) Couch. Clay was retired from the State Maintenance Garage in Carrollton as a Custodian. He is survived by his two son's, Ricky and Clay Couch, Jr., both of Worthville, KY., three sisters, Emma Combs and Nan Fudge both of Columbia, KY., and Alice Allen of Tyner, KY., six grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, his companion, Viola Frazier, three sisters, Verdie Carmack, Nevada Fox and Delphie Horton, two brothers, A.B. & Letcher Couch. Funeral Services were on Thursday, July 8, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home with the Rev.Mike Colston officiating the service. Burial was in the English Cemetery near Carrollton. The Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

 

Couch, Earnest
November 5, 1933 - February 28, 2012. Earnest Couch, age 78 of Hampton, VA, formerly of Somerset, departed this life on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Hampton, VA. He was born in Lucky Fork, KY to the late Sarah Baker and Jack Powers Couch. Mr. Couch was a Kirby Vacumn Cleaner Sales Distributor for over 30 years for the entire state of Kentucky. He was United States Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Moose Lodge. Mr. Couch loved to farm and play Texas Hold’em poker. Mr. Couch is survived by his children, Paul (and Sandy) Couch of Hampton, VA, Karen (and Terry ) Hall of Somerset, KY, Patricia (and Edward) Pipalski of Somerset, KY, and Sarah (and Robert) Parmley of Glasgow, KY; eight grandchildren, Christina Branscum, Tammy Couch Hynek, Edward Pipalski, Cheryl Pipalski, Charlie Pipalski, Randy Parmley, Kim Parmley, and Jacob Parmley; three great grandchildren, McKenzie and Dustin Hynek, and Daniel Ard; a brother, Everett (and Carolyn) Couch of Batavia, OH; and two sisters, Lola Fay (and Bill) Bishop of Booneville, KY and Molly (and Paul) Brown of Campbellsville, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edna Maxwell Couch, whom he married on May 21, 1955 in Lawrenceburg, IN and passed from this life on September 18, 2009; an infant daughter, Shirley Couch; a sister, Charlotte Baker and her husband, Everett; a brother-in-law, George; and a sister-in-law, Jewel Couch. Visitation for Mr. Couch will be held today, Saturday, March 3rd from 8:00 until time for his funeral service at 11:00 am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Bro. Tommy Tapscott will officiate. Interment will be in the Lakeside Memorial Garden, Somerset, KY. www.somersetkyobits.com.

 

Couch, Frank
Mr. Frank Couch, 77, passed away November 26, 2012 at the Owsley County Health Care Center following a long illness. He was born July 7, 1935 in Owsley County, KY, was the son of the late Jerry & Lillie Mae Moore Couch, was retired from Armco Steel Factory in Middletown, OH and was a member of the Baptist Church. Frank is survived by several nieces and nephews. Frank was preceded in death by his parents: Jerry & Lillie Couch; two brothers: Jerry Jr. and Irvine Couch; four sisters: Ruby Couch, Nancy Cooper, Marie McCarthy and Rennie Collisn. Funeral services for Mr. Couch were held Friday, November 30, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. with visitation on Thursday evening from 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. All at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Joe Powlas, with the burial following in the Cow Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Cow Creek, KY). Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 12/06/2012.

 

Couch, Homer
Homer Couch age 78 of Seaman, Ohio died Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at the Adams County Regional Medical Center. He was born February 6, 1930 on Owsley County, Kentucky the son of the late Walter and Mary Bishop Couch. Mr. Couch had worked for General Motors for over 30 years. He was the founder and Pastor of the Tranquility Full Gospel Tabernacle in Seaman and a member of the Eastern Star Masonic Lodge # 55 in Franklin, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Mary Rose Burns Couch whom he had married on November 23, 1951 in Jellico, Tennessee, one daughter. Joan (Jesse) Disher of Seaman, four grandchildren, Evelyn Rose (Charles) Jones, Jonie Marie (Bobby) Sannan, Jennifer Lynn (Scott) Hargett and Jesse Eugene Disher all of Seaman, seven great grandchildren, Charles Jacob Jones, Joshua Timothy Jones, Makayla Rose Marie Jones, Michael Hacker, Robert Sannan, Jesse Isaiah Hargett and Faith Noel Hargett and two sisters, Bertha Hatfield of South Lebanon, Ohio and Carmie Maynard of Waynesville, Ohio. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Couch and Mack Couch. Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 1st at the Tranquility Full Gospel Tabernacle, 182 Rankin Brothers Road, Seaman, Ohio. Jesse Disher and Daniel McCann will officiate. Burial will follow in the Sugar Tree Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Tranquility Full Gospel Tabernacle. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tranquility Full Gospel Tabernacle, 182 Rankin Brothers Road, Seaman, Ohio 45679. The Turner & Son Funeral Home in Hillsboro is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.turnerfuneralhomes.cc March 8, 2008.

 

Cox, Leola Hughes
Leola Hughes Cox, age 84, passed away April 2, 2014 at Berea Health Care Center in Berea, Ky. She was the loving wife of Philip Cox and the daughter of the late M.C."Bud" and Mattie Hughes. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Billie Hughes. Leola is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Philip Cox of Berea, Ky. and her daughter Teresa Boggs, (Tony) and her granddaughter Elizabeth Lee Boggs of McKee, Ky. Leola was born in Owsley County on April 24, 1929. She was a graduate of McKee High School and Eastern Kentucky University with a Master's Degree in Education. She taught in Butler County Ohio 1960-1966, and in Madison County School System 1967-1990 when she retired. Leola was a sweet, loving, and devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed cooking and loved playing the piano. She also loved sharing her cooked meals to those who were sick or just to give because she cared. She also enjoyed being a wonderful homemaker and spending the winter months in Frostproof, Florida with Philip. Leola was a member of Berea Baptist Church. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed. www.lakesfuneralhome.com 04/03/2014.

 

Crawford, Acie Gene
Booneville, KY – Acie Gene Crawford, age 66, husband of Mary Lou (Pheanis) Crawford, passed away Monday, September 14, 2009, at his residence. Acie was born Wednesday, November 18, 1942, in Owsley County, KY, to Fern Combs Crawford Allen and the late Lee Crawford. He was formerly employed by Superior Blacktop as a truck driver and attended the Pentecostal Church. Playing the harmonica was one of his favorite pastimes. Along with his wife, he is survived by two sons, Ace Crawford, Jr. and Thomas Crawford, both of Middletown, OH; two daughters, Patricia Akin and Rebecca Centers, both of Middletown, OH; 22 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and three step daughters, Barbara Walter of Logan, OH, Pamela Haulk of Lynchburg, OH and Virginia Sams of Hamilton, OH. Also surviving are three brothers, Loy Lee Crawford of Middletown, OH, Thomas and Astor Crawford, both of Booneville, KY; three sisters, Anne Masters and Wilma Pendergrass, both of Booneville, KY and Eunice Oaks of Prestonsburg, KY; four stepsons; three stepdaughters, and a host of other relatives and friends.. Along with his father, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Teresa; and stepson, Roger Copas. Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 17, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Charles Phillips officiating. Visitation held on Thursday morning at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial in the Combs Family Cemetery, Buck Creek, Owsley Co., KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers Allen Sandlin, Levi Crawford, Jamie Creech, Dutch, Ray Fletcher, Donnie Seale and Scott and Chris Owens. Booneville Sentinel September 23, 2009.

 

Creech, Arvel E.
Arvel E. Creech was born November 24, 1925 in Owsley County and departed this life Tuesday, September 23, 2008 in Science Hill, KY, being 82 years of age. He was the son of the late Gilbert Creech & Callie (Conrad) Pierson. Arvel is survived by two daughters- Tina Brockman and Lisa Creech. He is also survived by a half brother- Clarence Pierson of Hamilton, Ohio and by two half sisters- Christine McWhorter of Georgetown, KY and Rachal Spencer of Hamilton, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Arvel was also preceded in death by two sisters- Emma McIntosh and Illa Madden and by two half brothers- Luther Jr. Pierson and Billy Ray Pierson. Funeral service was held 1:00 PM Friday, September 26, 2008 at Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Burchette officiating. Burial followed in the Halcomb Memorial Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com

 

Creech, Cecil Eugene
Booneville, KY – Cecil Eugene Creech, age 84, of Booneville, KY; passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2013 in Lexington, KY. Cecil was born in Delvinta, Lee County, KY on December 20, 1928, a son of the late William and Grace (Bowman) Creech. He was a carpenter and was great at woodworking, he also enjoyed being outdoors of which he loved to fish, hunt and work in his garden, a member of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict and he was a member of the Lerose Baptist Church. He is survived by 2 daughters; Cindy (Glen) Carey of Lexington, KY, Lisa (Brett) Thornsberry of Springfield, OH, 2 sons; Richard (Sarah) Creech of Jackson, KY, Steven Rodocker of Hicksville, OH, 2 brothers; Wendell Creech of Homosassa, FL, Raymond Creech of Hamilton, OH, 2 sisters; Betty Farler of Sardis, AK, Myrtle Sue Ballinger of Hamilton, OH, 10 grandchildren; Eric Carey, Michael Hudson, Mason Hudson, Dakota Carey, Rebekah Gwin, Aaron Turner, Marissa Thornsberry, Ashlee Cavitt, Chase Rodocker, Shannon Rodocker, one great grandchild; Javan Rodocker, a former wife; Rosella Roberts Creech. Cecil is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Cecil was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters; Elizabeth Creech and Ana Boyd George, 4 brothers; Billy Norman, Kenneth, John Congress and James Donald Creech. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY at 1:00PM on Thursday, February 28, 2013 with Pastor Thomas Crawford officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6:00-9:00 PM at the funeral home. Cecil will be laid to rest in the Creech Family Cemetery located in the Lerose Community of Owsley County. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. The family requests in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass 2312 Alexandria Drive Lexington, KY 40504. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.co 02/26/2013.

 

Creech, Dale
Fairfield, OH – Dale Creech, 89, of 731 Wyoming Av., passed away at Mercy Fairfield Hospital on Thursday, December 11, 2008. He was born at Earnestville, Owsley Co., KY on April 4, 1919, the son of Tilford Creech and Cynthia Gabbard Creech. He was retired from Armco Steel of Hamilton, OH. He was untied with the Baptist Church in October, 1932. He is survived by a sister, Carrie Creech Taylor; four nephews, Ray Taylor, Gerald Bowman, Dennis Creech, Jerry Creech; four nieces, Cynthia Downey, Betty Gabbard, Juanita Crawford, Doris Monter; his very special stepson Benny Roberts and Barb; one step-daughter, Shirley (& Jack) Hastings; six step-grandchildren; and two great step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Bridges Roberts Creech, his parents, Tilford and Cynthia Creech; three brothers, Orville, Roy and Ralph Creech; and his sister, Hazel Creech Bowman; his step-son, Gene Roberts and step-daughter, Lorraine Ober. Graveside services were held at the Stone Coal Cemetery in Lee County, KY on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Services conducted by Bro. Jerry Lacefield, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Booneville, KY. Webb Nooman Funeral Home in Hamilton, OH and Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in Booneville, KY was in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel December 17, 2008.

 

Creech, Glendon
Booneville, KY – Glendon Creech, age 71, of Scoville, KY, passed away Friday, May 9, 2008, at his residence. Glendon was born Spetember 25, 1936, in Big Sturgeon (Owsley Co.), to the late Benny and Anna Mae Peters Creech. He was a farmer and carpenter, attended the Scoville Church of God, and a lifetime resident of Owsley County. He is survived by three sons, Perry L. Creech of New Buffalo, MI, Paul Wayne Creech of Sextons Creek, KY and Bobby Eugene Creech of Clay County, KY; three daughters, Teresa L. Miller of Sand Gap, KY, and Hilda F. Smith and Dana L. Combs, both of Booneville, KY; his special companion, Gelonda Creech of Booneville, KY: 13 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Other survivors are four sisters, Virginia Maupin, Anita Rader and Judy Creech, all of McKee, KY and Euna Dalton of Indiana; a brother, Teddy Ray Creech of McKee, KY; and a host of friends and relatives. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, David Kendall Creech and Terry Lee Creech; and a sister, Brenda Love. Funeral services were held Monday, May 12, 2008, at 1:00 p.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Charles Phillips officiating. Visitation was held on Sunday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 14, 2008.

 

Creech, Jackie K.
BEATTYVILLE - Jackie K Creech, 78, passed away Wednesday, September 1st, 2010, at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center in Mount Vernon, KY. Jackie was born in Booneville, KY, on September 8, 1931, the son of the late Andy and Hallie (Oliver) Creech. He was a self employed mason. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Mary Elizabeth (Gilbert) Creech of Beattyville, KY, 1 son, Donald Raye (Charlene) Creech of Kingsport, TN, 3 daughters, Linda (Stephen) Begley and Carolyn (Oscar) Moore both of Beattyville, KY, Peggy (Steve) Gorsich of Mt. Pleasant, MI, 1 brother, John (Joyce) Creech of Beattyville, KY, 1 sister, Evelyn Creech of Cincinnati, OH, 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and a host of family members and friends. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jackie Creech, 3 sisters, Mabel Moore, Clarice Price, and Georgia Murrell, and 1 brother, Eugene Creech. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, Beattyville, KY, at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 4, 2010, with Father Mike Weglicki officiating. Visitation will be held Friday, September 3, 2010, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Booneville Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Booneville, KY. Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY is in charge of arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Creech, James
Mr. James Creech, 78, passed away July 12, 2012 following a long illness. He was born December 6, 1933 in Owsley County, KY and was the son of the late Chester and Cynthia Lucas Creech. James is survived by four brothers: Mr. John Creech of McKee, KY; Mr. Carl Creech of Beattyville, KY Mr. Earl Creech of Arizona and Mr. Elmer Creech of Booneville, KY. One sister: Mrs. Pearl Peters of Booneville, KY and his special care givers: Mr. and Mrs. Luther and Carol Guerry of Booneville, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents: Chester and Cynthia Creech, one brother: Joe and one sister: Martha Bishop. Funeral services for Mr. Creech were held Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation on Monday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Paul Dyer with the burial following in the James Creech Memorial Cemetery at Green Hall, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 07/19/2012.

 

Creech, James Donald
Booneville, KY – James Donald Creech, age 81, husband of Carol, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY. Donald was born in Beattyville, Lee County, KY on November 21, 1930, a son of the late Bill and Grace (Bowman) Creech. Donald worked in construction for many years in Middletown, OH. He loved flowers, working in his garden and tinkering with wooden crafts and projects. Donald was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Korea. Along with his wife of 23 years, he is survived by 4 daughters; Nadine (Donnie) Seals and Shawn Sebastian of Booneville, KY, Denna (Rammie) Begley of Altro, KY and Tammy Barrett of Louisville, KY, 2 sons; Greg (Betty) Davis of Jackson, KY and David Creech of Booneville, KY, 2 sisters; Betty Creech of Arkansas and Sue Creech of Hamilton, OH, 3 brothers; Cecil Creech of Booneville, KY, Wendell Creech of Florida and Raymond Creech of Hamilton, OH, special sister-in-law; Emma Rose Creech of Hamilton, OH, 21 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren, special grandson; Stephen (Brittany) Herald of Booneville, KY and many other loving family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son; Andy Neal, 1 grandson; Johnny Wayne Creech, 2 sisters; Elizabeth Creech and Ana Boyd George, 3 brothers; Norman, Kenneth and Congress Creech and 1 nephew; Michael Creech. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY at 2:00 PM on Monday, June 18, 2012 with Pastor Tony Herald officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 17, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Donald will be laid to rest in the Creech Family Cemetery located in Spencer Fork, KY. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 06/20/2012.

 

Creech, Joe
Mr. Joe Creech, 68, passed away November 22, 2011 at his residence following a sudden illness. He was born May 17, 1943 in Owsley County, Kentucky, was the son of the late Chester and Cynthia Lucas Creech and was a retired farmer. Mr. Creech is survived by five brothers: Mr. John Creech of McKee, KY; Mr. James Creech of Tyner, KY; Mr. Paul Creech of Beattyville, KY; Mr. Earl Creech of Arizona and Mr. Elmer Creech of Booneville, KY. Two sisters: Mrs. Pearl Peters and Mrs. Martha Bishop both of Booneville, KY and several nieces and nephews. Graverside funeral services for Mr. Creech were held November 23, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Charles Gross officiating at the Jesse Bishop Family Cemetery. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 12/01/2011.

 

Creech, Judy D.
Judy D. Creech was born October 12, 1944 in Owsley County and departed this life Sunday, February 13, 2011 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, being 66 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Bennie & Anna Mae (Peters) Creech. Judy is survived by three sisters-Virginia Maupin & Anita Rader both of McKee & Una Dalton of Shelbyville, IN and by a brother Teddy Ray Creech of McKee. She was blessed with a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to her parents, Judy was also preceded in death by two brothers- Glendon & Harlan Creech and by four sisters- Brenda Sue Love, Retha, Treva Kay & Linda Lou Creech. Funeral service was held 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Vernon Truett officiating. Burial followed in the Creech Cemetery in Owsley County. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com .

 

Creech, Larry Edwin
Booneville, KY – Larry Edwin Creech, 30, of Booneville Homes, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2007 at Lerose. Larry was born June 9, 1977, at Manchester, KY, to Donnie Creech of Primrose, KY and Ernestine Gross Spencer of Murfreesboro, TN. He was a former student of Owsley County High School and was an avid sports fan. Along with his parents, he is survived by a son, Joseph Harley Creech; a sister, Renee Sizemore, of Booneville, KY; his paternal grandmother, Ethel Gross of Booneville, KY; and his maternal grandmother, Wanda Mae Mays of Beattyville, KY. Also surviving is his fiancée, Angela Tirey; his stepfather, David Spencer of Murfreesboro, TN; his stepmother, Linda Creech of Primrose, KY; three half brothers, David Moses Voils of Carrollton, KY, Justin and Shawn Allen Creech, both of Beattyville, KY; four stepbrothers, Anthony Spencer of Bardstown, KY; Michael and Robbie Young of IN, and Omar Bawanie; a half-sister, Samantha Hall of Owenton, KY; and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Ernest Gross and Joe Creech. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at the Booneville Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Visitation on Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial in the Chestnut Gap Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 10, 2007.

 

Creech, Stanley B.
Stanley B. Creech, age 74 of Connersville, passed away on January 29, 2009 at Heritage House of Connersville where he had been a resident for a week. Born on March 31, 1934 in Owsley, Kentucky, he is the son of Andrew Francis and Nettie Pearl Creech. Stanley served with the National Guard where he retired after 22 years. He was a member of the Harrisburg Union Church. He retired on June 1, 2006 from Visteon and its predecessors after 39 years of service. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, working on lawn mowers and socializing with his many friends. He also loved to spend time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Barbara Bunch Creech, who he married on July 3, 1963 in Milroy, IN; two daughters, Ellen Russell and Rhonda Creech and her companion Rob Bannon, all of Connersville; a son and daughter in law, Roger & Amy Creech of Georgetown, KY; a sister and brother in law, Jean and Roy Brown of Connersville; six grandchildren, Heather & Courtney Russell, Alex & Gabe Creech and Raegan & Robbie Bannon; several nieces and nephews; and his constant companion, his beloved dog, Jasmine. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Clara Finney and Serena Loyd and an infant sister, Cledith Creech. Funeral services will be held at Urban Winkler Funeral Home on February 2, 2009 at 1:00 pm with Rev. John Stewart officiating. Burial, with graveside military services by the Fayette County Veterans Honor Guard, will be at Lick Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday afternoon from 2 pm to 6 pm. From Urban-Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville, Indiana.

 

Crim, David Gayle
Winchester, KY – David Gayle Crim, 61, husband of Brenda Kendrick Crim, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Winchester, KY on September 23, 1946, to the late David T. and Mary Leeseburg Shouse Crim. He was a former employee of the Clark County School System, and attended the Christ Church of Truth in Winchester, KY. David was one of the original founding members of the Homer Ledford and the Cabin Creek Band. Along with his wife of over 41 years, he is survived by a son, Jeffrey Scott (& Jennifer) Crim of Platt City, MO; a daughter, Jennifer Gayle (& David) Fraley of Stanton, KY; a granddaughter, Kaitlin Nichole Fraley; and a host of friends and relatives. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Pastor David Knapp officiating. Visitation will begin at Noon on Wednesday, until time of service. Interment at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Booneville, KY with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be David Fraley, Aaron Harper, Tommy Kendrick, David Knapp, Ronnie and Robin Crim, Danny Fisher, Jr. and Frank Tolson. Honorary pallbearers will be Kaitlin Fraley, Judy Mullins, Janice Kendrick, Janie Knapp, Jennifer Crim and Bobby Mullins. Booneville Sentinel December 6, 2007.

 

Culton, Nannie Brown
Nannie Brown Culton was born on March 26, 1923, in Owsley County, KY, and departed this life on January 9, 2007 at Berea Hospital. She was the daughter of the late John and Ophelia Allen Brown. Nannie is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Loranza “Ranza” Culton of McKee; two sons, Johnny William Culton and his wife, Pamela Witt Culton of McKee, KY and Douglas Culton and his fiancé, Belinda Waters, of Simpsonville, KY; one daughter, Ophelia Marie “Opie” Culton of McKee; two grandchildren, Johnathan Joel Culton and Melissa Michelle Culton Campbell and her husband Steven Campbell, all of McKee; one great grandchild, Aidan Trey Campbell of McKee and by one sister, Louise Brown of McKee. In addition to her parents, Nannie was preceded in death by four brothers; Carlos Brown, Coy Brown, Andy Brown and Elmer Brown; by two sisters, Nora Creech and Margaret Brown and by one grandson, Shane Culton. Nannie was a member of the Holiness faith and we feel our loss was truly Heaven’s gain. Funeral services were held on Friday, January 12, 2007, at the Justice Funeral Home with Rev. Eldon Browning and Rev. Carlo Davidson officiating. Burial followed in the Reynolds Cemetery at Tyner, under the direction of Justice Funeral Home. Pallbearers were: Arnold Moore, Ralph Oliver, Jr., Harold Edwards, Jim Creech, Carl Brown, Greg Browning and Jerry Abner. Honorary pallbearers were: Aaron Bennett, Edgar Bennett, Johnathan Culton, Steven Campbell, Ralph Oliver, Sr., Harold Culton, Limuel Culton, Clifford Culton, Jerry Ward and Jerry Dean. Jackson County Sun January 18, 2007.

 

Czerak, Florence Ann Richardson
Mrs. Florence Ann Czerak, 63, passed away January 6, 2012 at the Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, Illinois following a long illness. She was born November 19, 1948 in Owsley County, KY, was the daughter of the late Charlie and Lena Herald Richardson and was a homemaker. Mrs. Czerak is survived by one daughter: Mrs. Barbara Foster and husband Robert Sr. and one grandson: Mr. Robert Foster, Jr. all of Chicago, Illinois, also two brothers: Mr. James Richardson of Somerset, KY and Mr. Donald Phillips of Meline, Illinois and two sisters: Mrs. Rosa Lamer of Niles, Illinois and Mrs. Edna Murphy of Berwyn, Illinois and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Czerak were held Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. with visitation on Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home, officiating the services was the Rev. Jamie Brunk with the burial following in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery, Booneville, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 01/19/2012.


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