Jeffrey T. Curtis, 52
Jeffrey Tod Curtis, 52, of Morris Creek Road, Stanton, passed away on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. He was the owner of S and K Construction Company.
He is survived by his wife, Angela Mallory Curtis and his son, Jeffrey Curtis of Stanton; two daughters: Krista Myers of Wisconsin and Shelly and her husband Charles Poe of Clay City; his mother, Maxine Rose Crain of Clay City; two brothers: Kevin and his wife Tonya Crain of Stanton and Jason Crain of Clay City; along with five grandchildren: Whitney Poe, Jaden Poe, Adam Myers, Braxton Powers and Hunter Mills. He was preceded in death by his brother, Melvin Wayne Curtis.
Graveside services were held at on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at the West Bend Cemetery in Clay City. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.
Patrick R. Duff, 82
Patrick Ray Duff, 82, husband of Evangeline Maupin Duff, Forge Mill Road, Clay City, passed away at his residence on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. He was born in Harvey, KY to the late George L. and Ruth Ledford Duff. Ray graduated from Powell County High School in 1949 and he was a graduate of Miami University, Oxford, OH where he earned a degree in finance. Duff opened Continental Metals in Powell County and he and his wife constructed the Powell Prescription building and the Red River Clinic building in Clay City.
Ray Duff was owner of Winchester Coating Inc. and he was a member of Clay City United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Roger Duff; two sisters, Norma Gail Rose and Monella Fugate and by his grandson, Patrick Shaw.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Evangeline Maupin Duff; one daughter, Connie and her husband John Mills of Winchester; one brother, Donald Lee and his wife Peggy Duff of Stanton; four sisters, Betty Faye Spencer, Stanton, Carolyn and her husband Douglas Finch, Lexington, Marcella and her husband Harold Hopper, Fort Wayne, IN and Joyce Erickson, Garner, NC; four grandchildren, Kortney (David) Shearer, Meagan (Chad) Lawson, Coe St. John and Jonathan Mills; and by three great grandchildren, Brennon Meadows, Christian Williams and Landon Lawson.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. Kim Rose were held on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton. Interment was in the Clay City-Eaton Cemetery with Brennon Meadows, Christian Williams, Darryl Ashley, John Mills, Jonathan Mills and Coe St. John serving as active pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers were Harold Hopper, Doug Finch, Ray Fugate, Jerlene and Billy Rose, Alan Maupin, Pandora Maupin, Ashley Kirk, Phyllis Rose, Millard Skidmore, Pete Shaw and Jim Halsey. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.
Alfred E. Hall, 60
Alfred Earl Hall, 60, of Beechfork Road, Clay City, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at his residence. Born in Winchester, he was the son of the late Mack Hall, Sr. and the late Mildred Miller Hall. He was a former contractor and owner of H and H Contracting. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Hall.
He is survived by three children: Chris and his wife Lori Hall, Cody Hall, and Jessica and her husband Brian Williams of Clay City; four brothers: Andrew Hall, Tim (Geneva) Hall, Mack Hall, Jr. and Otis Hall all of Clay City; his life long companion, Nancy Farmer and her four children: Angela Lee, Melana Townsend, Roger and his wife Erin Townsend and Nicholas Townsend all of Clay City; and by 21 grandchildren.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. Terry Leap and Rev. Kim Rose were held on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton. Interment was in Kennon Cemetery, Clay City, with Chris Hall, Cody Hall, Tim Hall, Jr., Nathaniel Hall, Joseph Hall, Nathan Hall, Roger Townsend, Nicholas Townsend and Brian Williams serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Todd Young, Jamie Miller, Bobby Barnes, Walter Powell, Leroy Williams and Tinty Knowles. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.
Lowell D. Huffman, 57
Lowell Denver Huffman, 57, of Frenchburg, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. He was a member of the Frenchbug Church of Christ and a retired plumber.
He is survived by his mother, Doris Huffman of Frenchburg; three brothers, Jim Huffman of Frenchburg, Dink Huffman of Frenchburg and Dale Huffman of Pikeville; one sister, Carolyn Bentley and her husband Clyde of Wellington. He was preceded in death by his father Denver Huffman.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at the Big Woods Cemetery in Frenchburg with Bro. Jess Brewer and Bro. Randy Imel officiating. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.
Kathleen Johnson, 54
Kathleen Johnson 54, of Camargo passed away on Nov. 3, 2014 and was welcomed into her heavenly home by her husband Emanuel Johnson who passed away on May 14, 2014. Kathy was the daughter of the late Bill and Jean Oakley Watkins.
Together, Kathy and Manuel are survived by three children: William Joshua Watkins of Mt. Sterling, Emanuel Johnson Jr, and Christina Johnson of Hamilton, Ohio. They had six grandchildren, two of which were very special and close to them, Destiny Watkins, and Christina Hunt both of Mt. Sterling.
Kathy is survived by her sisters and brother in laws, Virginia and Stanley Elkins, Stanton and Rebecca and Ronnie Beer, Clay City; and by two brothers and sister in laws, David and Mildred Watkins, Jeffersonville and Arthur and Jane Watkins, Camargo. Special friends Kay Letcher and Margie Day, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Kathy was preceded in death by her husband, both of her parents, two brothers, Robert Arrington Watkins, and Elmer Watkins (infant), and one sister, Dorothy Ann Watkins (infant).
The Family would like to thank everyone for all the thoughts, prayers and kindness shown during the losses of both Kathy and Manuel. Each and every one of you who called, came by, or just checked on the two of them will never know how much the family appreciated it! Once again thank you!
The family will hold a private memorial service for both Kathy and Manuel at a later date and time. Grayson Funeral Home in charge.
Charlie A. Patton
Charlie Andrew Patton, 2 months, passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 in Jeffersonville. Charlie is survived by his parents Kelsey and Janet Patton of Jeffersonville; two sisters, Layla Nicole and Kelsie Jane Patton of Jeffersonville; paternal grandmother, Ruth Patton of Jeffersonville; maternal grandparents, Linville Anderson of Olympia and Janet Goss of Mt. Sterling. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Donald Patton.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Martin Willoughby Cemetery in Jeffersonville with Bro Jessie Rogers officiating. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.
Chelsie H. Rogers, 90
Chelsie Hall Rogers, 90, wife of Leonard D Rogers, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30 at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1924 in Powell County to the late Halleck and Ersel Boyd Hall. She was a retired teacher, librarian, and devoted member of the Stanton First Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, Leonard D. Rogers; sons, Lanny and wife, Linda Rogers, Stanton, Charles and wife, Joyce Rogers, Stanton and James Darrell and wife, Nancy Rogers, Campton; daughter, LaDonna Pelfrey, Stanton; brother, Dellmus Hall, Indiana; sisters, Elsie Rogers, Indiana, Mildred Robertson, Indiana, Laverne Robertson, Indiana and Hazel Powell, Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Tony Rogers, Melissa Freeman, Daphanie Chapman, Kevin Rogers, Phillip Pelfrey, Bryan Pelfrey, Shane Rogers, Keegan Rogers, Julie Clark, Kristen Pope, Chelsie Jean Rogers, Cynthia Gullet, and Barbara Turner; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Jouette and Ray Hall, sisters, Ruth and Mable Hall, and son-in-law, Donald Pelfrey. Services were held on Monday, Nov. 3 at the Stanton First Church of God. Burial was in Resthaven Cemetery with grandchildren serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers serving were Juanita Creech, Beulah Conner, Bonnie Whisman, Faye Hampton, and staff at Hospice East.
Bobbi J. Whitehurst, 39
Bobbi Jean Hall Whitehurst, 39, wife of James Michael Whitehurst, passed away Saturday, Nov. 8 at University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. She was born March 18, 1975 in Hamilton, Ohio to Bobby and Shirley Hubbard Hall.
Survivors include her husband, James Michael Whitehurst, Stanton; son, Cody Hall, Stanton; parents, Bobby and Shirley Hall, Stanton; step-sons, Keagan and Dalton Whitehurst and Hunter Martin; brothers, Billy Wolff, Stanton, Chris Hall, Hamilton, Ohio, and Steve Hall, Hamilton, Ohio.
A private memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.