Obits

Emma C. Hiers, 78
Emma C. Hiers, 78, passed away Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at her home. She was born July 1, 1936 in Boone County to the late Mary Wise Creech. She was a retired sales clerk.
Survivors include her sons, Karl Wayne Hiers, Elizabethtown, Charles Marvin Hiers, Vine Grove, and Michael Woodrow Hiers, Ratcliff; sisters, Hattie Whisman, Clay City, and Elsie Smith, Lafontaine, IN; and grandchildren, Talia & Misty Hiers.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Creech; husband, Charles Milton Hiers; sister, Ilene; brothers, John David and Corbitt Creech.
Services were held on Monday, Dec. 22 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home by Rev. James Harold Combs. Burial was in Cobb Hill Cemetery with Lawrence Watkins Jr., Geff Combs, Geff Combs Jr., Charles Brooks, Josh Watkins, Johnny Smith, and Tim Combs serving as pallbearers.    www.ddfh.net

Malvira Bellamy, 74
Malvira Bellamy, 74, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Stanton Nursing Center, Stanton. She was born May 21, 1940 at Furnace to the late George H. and Ivy Mae Watson Bellamy.
Survivors include her brothers, Ollie and wife, Kay Bellamy and Bill Bellamy; sister-in-law, Carolyn Bellamy; caregiver and friend, Rachel and husband, Paul Riddell; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held on Wednesday, Dec. 31 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Anthony Molihan. Burial was in Mt. Canaan Cemetery with Linville Bellamy, Kelly Bellamy, Don Bellamy, Carley Bellamy, Anthony Bellamy, and Justin Tincher serving as pallbearers.  www.ddfh.net

Ruby Lafferty, 87
Ruby Lafferty, 87, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 at the Windsor Care Center in Mt. Sterling. She was a housewife and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.
She is survived by one son, Oakley Vernon Lafferty and his wife Teresa of Tucson, AZ; one daughter, Teresa George and her husband Rayburn of Jeffersonville; eight grandchildren, Jeffery Dewey, Daniel Dewey, Jamison Wilson, Christopher Wilson, Kendra Lafferty, Adam Lafferty, Jenna Lafferty, Stephanie Perry; and three great grandchildren Matson Dickens, Emmett Wilson and Joseph Dewey.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Asa and Pheba Preston; husband, Oakley Lafferty; one son, Lawrence Lafferty; one brother, Benny Lafferty; and one sister, Dorothy Smith.
Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 with Bro. Steve McGuire officiating at The Grayson Funeral Home Chapel in Clay City. Burial followed in the Hammack Cemetery. Pallbearers were Gary Chaffins, Kevin Chaffins, Michael Martin, Ernie Meeks, Josh Perry and Johnny Caudill. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Frances Parker, 77
Frances Baber Parker, 77, long life partner of Jr. Burnis Rice, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at University of Kentucky Medical Center, after a long and wonderful life.  She was born on March 10, 1937 to the late Pascal E. and Bessie Lee Baber, in Winchester. She was a homemaker and retired from Sylvania.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She is survived by three daughters, Donna (Steve) Bridges Justice, Patti (Blake) Watts and Cindy (Greg) Moore; four grandchildren, Chrissy, Tonya, Will and Zach; four great grandchildren, Jacob, Keenan, Gracey and Landyn; one sister, Stella Plunkett Blevins; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Billy Bridges, Jr. “Bimbo”; two grandsons, Josh Bridges and Lee Justice; three brothers and three sisters.
Services were conducted on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 by Bro. John David Hearne.  Burial was in Winchester Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Zach Bridges, Will Justice, Tony Rice, Steve Justice, Blake Watts and Greg Moore.

Seldon Smallwood, 81
Seldon “Gene” Smallwood, 81, of New Holland, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital with his loving family by his side after battling heart problems.
He was born on Sept. 28, 1933 in Powell County to Everett and Mary Reed Smallwood.  He proudly served his country in the US Marines during the Korean Conflict.  Gene had worked at Armco in Washington CH from 1962 to 1987 and retired due to health issues.  He loved flying and piloted his own plane until he was no longer able to do so.  He was passionate about his children and grandchildren.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Selby Smallwood.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Clara Kemplin Smallwood, whom he married on April 6, 1956; his children George (Terri) Smallwood and Kim (Marlen) Howard; grandchildren and great-grandchildren Kurt (Brittany), Austin, Gavin, Ava, Easton, Preston, Roger, Eric (Sarah), Annabel and Sam Smallwood, Brandon, Daniel and Mikaela Howard; sister Faye (Earl) Adams as well as several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
The funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015  at the New Holland Church of Christ in Christian Union, Ohio with Larry Doss and Mike Hodge officiating with burial at the New Holland Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Summers Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com.

Hazel Sparks, 63
Hazel Sparks, 63, of Ninth Avenue, Clay City, wife of David Sparks, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at the Clark Regional Medical Center. She was a former employee of the Lycoma Shoe factory and Continental Metal Specialties and a member of the Black Creek Holiness Church.
She is survived by her husband, David Sparks of Clay City; two sons, Michael David Sparks of Clay City and Josh Daniel Sparks and his wife Jessica of Clay City; one daughter, Michelle Leigh Allen and her husband Mike of Stanton; three grandchildren, Tyler Allen, Austin Sparks and Julia Sparks.
She was preceded in death by her parents Dewey and Julia Hall; two brothers, Montfort (Jack) Hall and Langley (Sonny Buck) Hall; five sisters, Leona Gilley, Betty (Ladybug) Goodwin, Madgie Hatton, Gertrude Richardson and Agnes Dailey.
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Sammy Faulkner and Bro. Herbert Barnett officiating. Burial followed in the Clark Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Tyler Allen, Austin Sparks, Jeff Johnson, Christian Johnson, Wayne Smith and David Kennett. Honorary pallbearers were former employees of CMS and members of the Black Creek Holiness Church. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Obits

Amber L. Caudill, 19
Amber Lynn Caudill, 19, died on Dec. 23, 2014 at her residence on Oxford Drive in Winchester.  Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, she was the daughter of Marc A. Caudill and Karen Hoskins Caudill.  Amber graduated from Powell County High School in 2013 and was a sophomore at Eastern Kentucky University.  She was preceded in death by her paternal great grandparents Shirley Barnett Bolduc and Malcolm Lovell Caudill; maternal great grandparents, Dollie Barnett, Simpson Barnett, Marcella “Cricket” Hoskins and John William Hoskins and by her maternal grandmother, Floria Iline Barnett Hoskins.
She is survived by her father, Marc A. Caudill of Clay City;  her mother, Karen Hoskins Caudill of Stanton; her fiancé, David Arbic of Winchester; one brother, Jacob Anthony Caudill of Morehead; two sisters, Laken Iline Short of Stanton and Kelcy Dawn Short of Nashville, TN; paternal great grandparents Richard Edward Bolduc and Julia Caudill of Clay City; paternal grandparents, Malcolm (Claudette) Caudill, Jr. of Lawrenceburg and Cynthia Bolduc (Michael) Davis of Morehead; maternal grandparents, Gary Warren (Linda) Hoskins of Stanton; along with her special grandparent, Linda Miller of Georgetown and special aunt, Teresa Melton of Georgetown.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Phillip Pogue were held on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Interment was in Stonegate Cemetery, Stanton, with Steve Knox, Alex Bolduc, Steve Everman, Matt Watkins, Seth Caudill, Nicholas Jones, Perry Barnett, Cody Short and Evan Short serving as active pallbearers.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

Noah R. Christopher, 69
Noah Roger Christopher, 69, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at the Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, FL. He was a truck salesman and a Veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by one son, David Christopher of Maryville, TN; one daughter, Angie Christopher of Dayton, OH; two grandchildren; three brothers, Wayne Christopher and wife Joan of Cookville, TN, Sammy Christopher and wife Nikki of Franklin, OH,  and Ernie Christopher and wife Reda of Tip City, OH; two sisters, Ellen Cunningham of Mt. Washington and Deborah Butcher and husband Brian of Kettering.
He was preceded in death by his parents Noah Sr. and Marie Christopher; and one sister, Wavilyn Ginter.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gary Willoughby officiating. Burial followed in the Powell’s Valley Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Roy W. Moore, 55
Roy Wayne Moore, 55, of Jeffersonville, passed away at his residence Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. He was a carpenter.
He was survived by one son, Bryan Moore and his wife Amanda of Mt. Sterling; three grandchildren, Bryson Moore, Sophie Moore and Logan Miller; one brother, Archie Utterback of Clay City; three sisters, Patty Catron of Middletown, OH, Theresa Miller of Jeffersonville and Susan Bond of Jeffersonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Laura Mae Moore and grandchild Riley Moore.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at the Little Ella Church in Jeffersonville with Bro. Steve McGuire officiating. Burial followed in the Little Ella Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Tracy G. Profitt, 75
Tracy Gene Profitt, 75, passed away Sunday, Dec.  21, 2014 at the UK Medical Center from injuries received in an auto accident. He was a retired pastor, carpenter and was a member of the Vaughn’s Mill Church of God. He loved to coon hunt and rabbit hunt.
He is survived by one son, Tracy Dewayne Profitt and his wife Sheryl; two daughters, Donna Westphal and husband Barry, and Tina Rogers and ex-husband David; six grandchildren, Brandon Profitt, Kasey Drew Profitt, Katherine Rogers Franklin, Autumn Rogers Gecas, Amanda Westphal Gecas and Emma Westphal Boseman; four brothers, James, Earl, Richard and Larry Profitt; three sisters, Betty Booth, Mae Barnes and Rose Wireman; and many special family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Profitt; two brothers William and Shirley Profitt; and two sisters Roberta Profitt and Polly Eller.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 at The Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gary Mathis and Bro. Teddy Linkous officiating. Burial followed in the Kennon Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Bonnie Sargent, 50
Bonnie Sargent, 50, wife of Robert Sargent of Rogers, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at her residence. She was a housewife.
She is survived by her husband Robert Sargent of Rogers; one son, Thomas Pressnell and wife Angie of Rogers; one daughter, Lucille Spicer of Rogers; eight grandchildren; four brothers, David, Jimmy and Earl Pressnell of Tenn. and James Pressnell of Rogers; three sisters, Betty Trent of Pine Ridge, Margaret Creech of Hazel Green and Patricia Roberts of Campton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Daney and Lucille Pressnell.
Funeral Services were held Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at The Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Frank Bryant officiating. Burial followed in the Reynolds Cemetery in Wolfe County.
Pallbearers were Earl Pressnell, Ryan Cunningham, Scott Roberts, Nathan Friend, Mike Brundon and Roger Thrash. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Betty L. Townsend, 62
Betty Lou Townsend, 62, of Cat Creek Road, Stanton, passed away at her residence on Dec.  25, 2014.  Born in Winchester, she was the daughter of Rosie Lee Poe Trent and the late Herbert Trent.  She was a former factory employee of Continental Metal Specialty and she attended Stanton Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, William Townsend, Sr. of Stanton; her mother, Rosie Lee Trent of Clay City; two sons, Michael Henry Vanover and Christopher Scott (Becky) Vanover of Stanton; one daughter, Lisa Gail Potts of Clay City; one brother, Herbert Scott (Roxanna) Trent of Jeffersonville; one sister, Patty Gail (Tim Shackelford) Trent of Clay City; two grandchildren, Derrick Tyler Potts and Darren Douglas Potts; one nephew, Scotty Shane Trent of Jeffersonville; two nieces, Rebecca (Kevin) Shackelford of Mt. Sterling and Shanna Trent of Jeffersonville; and special friend, Beth Riggs.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. M. C. Rice and Rev. Anthony Molihan with eulogy by Glen Oliver were held on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Interment will be in Stonegate Cemetery, Stanton, with Austin Bowels, Harry Lowry, James Townsend, Charles Johnson, Glen Oliver and Scotty Shane Trent serving as active pallbearers.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

Obits

James C. Babcock, 73
James Celon Babcock, 73 of Saulsbury, Tennessee, departed this life Monday morning, Dec. 15, 2014 at Northbrooke Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, Tennessee.
Mr. Babcock was born in Dansville, New York on Saturday, Jan. 11, 1941 to the late Celon and Isabel Potter Babcock. He served in the United States Army and worked as a truck driver for several years with NAB Transportation. Among his hobbies, he was an avid toy John Deere tractor collector. Prior to moving to Hardeman County two years ago, he lived in Olive Branch, Mississippi.
Survivors include three sons, Richard Babcock and wife Carol of Saulsbury, Tennessee, Michael Scott Rogers of Stanton and James Ray Babcock of Stanton; and a brother, Kenneth Babcock of Greensboro, North Carolina.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
Donations made in memory of Mr. Babcock may be sent to the Sovereign Grace Baptist Church.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar was in charge of the arrangements.

Virginia Boyd, 94
Virginia Mae Boyd, 94, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at Stanton Nursing Center.  Born in Stanton, she was the daughter of the late James and Edna Combs Baker.  She was a quilt maker, gardener and homemaker and she was a faithful member of Stanton First Church of God.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Lonnie Cecil Smallwood and by her second husband, Lenual Ray Boyd; one son, James Alec Smallwood; two brothers, Glenn Baker and Earl Dean Baker; one sister, Ruth Morton, one grandson, Larry Forrest Trent, Jr. and a great granddaughter, Dosha Lynn Trent.
Surviving relatives are two daughters:  Janice (Forrest) Trent of Stanton, and Ladonna (Harold) Berry of Cynthiana; one brother, Roger (Betty) Baker of Stanton; one sister, Betty Gentry and special niece, Glenna Gentry Blythe of Stanton; a sister-in-law, Anna Marie Baker of Lexington; one grand daughter-in-law, Lisa Trent of Stanton; five grandchildren:  Debra Trent and Cheryl (Barrett) Bromich of Chandler, AZ, Gregory (Robin) Berry of Jeffersonville, Dwayne (Teresa) Berry and Kevin Berry of Cynthiana; eight great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Anthony Molihan, Bro. Larry Mullins and Bro. Garland Lacy were held on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 at Stanton First Church of God, Stanton. Interment was in Crabtree Cemetery, South Fork Road, Stanton with Gregory Berry, Kevin Berry, Dwayne Berry, Josh Berry, Daniel Berry, Shade Blythe and Dakota Trent serving as active pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers were Sherwin Baker, Sheldon Baker, Darren Baker, Eddie Baker, Wilma Rogers, Ruby Bush, Dr. Julie Kennon, Scott Seitz and Glenna Blythe.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

Norma Lane, 68
Norma Crase Lane, 68 of Blanchester, Ohio, passed peacefully Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at her residence. Born Nov. 11, 1946 in Athens, Kentucky, Norma was the daughter of Osa and Virginia (Fletcher) Crase and was a loving and devoted mother. grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters,
Norma leaves behind her loving children, Michael Bates of Blanchester, Ohio, Michelle (Gregory) Fullerton of Lebanon, Ohio, and Lora (Cheyenne) Bishop of Lebanon, Ohio; brothers, James Caskey of Hazard, Rexford Crase and Donald Crase both of Blanchester, Ohio; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers serving were Joseph Crase, Cheyenne Bishop, Tyler Napier, Aaron Crase, Danny Crase, and Steven Kennon. Honorary pallbearers were Calvin Andrew Pottorf and Michael Cheyenne Bates.
Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 20 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton. Burial was in Kennon Cemetery, Clay City.

Irene Rogers, 78
Irene Rogers, 78, died peacefully at her residence in Lexington on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.  Born in Powell County, she was the daughter of the late Prince Wilburn and the late Mina Alice Friend Wilburn Tipton.  She was a former employee of Good Samaritan Hospital.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Floyd Thomas Rogers; one son, Hubert Wayne Rogers; one daughter, Judith Anita Rogers; one brother, Ishmael Wilburn and by three sisters, Eula Mae Estep, Brunnie Martin and Ethel Bellamy.
Surviving relatives are two sons:  Thomas David (Susan) Rogers of Stanton and Charles Edward Rogers of Lexington; five sisters:  Aileen (Richard) Centers of Winchester, OH, Violet Ann Martin and Mary Ann Tipton both of Bowen, Ivory Jean Jones of Middlefork and Ladonna Tharp of Quitman, TX; four grandchildren:  Thomas David Rogers II, Kyle Douglas Rogers, Nathaniel Wayne Rogers and Crystal Ann Rogers; three great grandchildren:  Joshua Tyler King, Kayla Dawn Rogers and Nathaniel Wayne Rogers II and one great-great grandchild, Kyndall Renaye Sue King.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. Jesse Rogers were held on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Interment was in the Rogers Family Cemetery, Pecks Creek Road, Stanton, with Thomas David Rogers II, Nathaniel Rogers, Michael Martin, Timothy Martin, Tim Rogers and Derick Rogers serving as active pallbearers.  Allen Foley is a honorary pallbearer.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

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Elouise Wethington, 77
Elouise Wethington, 77, Stanton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13 at Stanton Nursing Center, Stanton. She was born Oct. 27, 1937 in Louisville to the late William Hugh and Thelma Elouise Hodges Payne. Survivors include her daughter, Deanna Marie (Charlie) Townsend, Stanton; grandchildren, Cory Bartley, Jamie (Monika) Lykins, Sheena (Thomas) Odom,Vanessa (Benny) Collinsworth, B.J. (Tosha) Rose, and Daisy (Seth) Patton; great grandchildren, Tanner Bartley, Kaylee Collinsworth, Tegan Bartley, and Zayden Stewart.
Services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton with Bro. Donald Hale, Jr. officiating. Burial was in Townsend Cemetery with Charlie Townsend, Jamie Lykins, Seth Stewart, BJ Rose, Jamie Townsend, and Joshua Sowers serving as pallbearers.

12-11 Obits

OBIT-ABNEREugene Abner, 86
Eugene Abner, 86, of Halls Lane, Stanton, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at his residence.  Born in Stanton,  he was the son of the late Tilford Abner and the late Oma Creech Abner.  He was a former employee of General Motors and he was a member of Stanton Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Sparks Abner; one son, Wayne Lee Abner; one daughter, Tamra (Randall) Mastin; one stepson, Jeffrey (Angie) Lane; one stepdaughter, Cynthia Elkins; one brother, J. T. (Christie) Abner; one sister, Mildred Roy and a nephew, Jay Abner all of Stanton; four grandchildren:  John Wayne Abner, Daniel Eugene (Kendra) Abner, Rebecca (Marvin) Berryman and Justin Mastin; six step grandchildren:  Aaron Elkins, Bridgett Elkins, Stephanie Lane, Ashley Lane, Kaylee Lane and Kyle Lane; four great grandchildren:  Kimbrell Abner, Tyler Mastin, Taylor Berryman and Wade Mastin and four great step grandchildren:  Gracie Lane, Colton Lane, Cadence Lane and Leah Miles.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Jonathan Lewis and Bro. Anthony Molihan were held on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home.  Interment was in Stanton Cemetery with Jeff Lane, Jay Abner, Aaron Elkins, Greg Browning, Jason Rogers, Chris Rogers and Gary Abner serving as active pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers were Karl Adams, Damon Adams, Steve Abner, Billy Abner, Darryl Abner and Rick Abner.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

OBIT-HALLFred C. Hall, 72
Fred C. Hall, 72, of Morris Street, Stanton, died on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington.  Born in Lee County, he was the son of the late Dellie Ray Hall and the late Mattie Marie Caldwell Hall.  He was a former financial officer with Peoples National Bank and a retired finance manager with Floyd Anderson Chevrolet-Buick in Campton. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lenvil Russell Hall and Lowel Dale Hall.
He is survived by one daughter, Nichole “Nikki” Dupreez and her husband Philip of Fort Lauderdale, FL; one brother, Glen Hall and his wife Doris of Knoxville, TN; one sister, Wilma Williams and her husband Eddie of Knoxville, TN; and by his former wife, Alberta Hall of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Memorial services officiated by Bro. James Combs with eulogy by Glen Hall were held on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

OBIT-OVERBEEShrilda Overbee, 75
Shrilda Haddix Overbee, 75, of Morris Creek Road, Stanton, passed away at her residence on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.  Born in Jackson, she was the daughter of the late Logan and Rosie Howard Haddix.  Shrilda was a former School Bus Driver with the Clark County School System and she was a member of the Morris Creek Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Shelby Overbee; one son, Gregory Logan Haddix of Middletown, Ohio; four daughters: Debbie Cummins of Mt. Sterling, Sheila (Frank) Sama of Hendersonville, North Carolina, Shelda Watts and Sereace Covey both of Stanton; four brothers: Henley (Cheryl) Haddix, Orville (Vickie) Haddix, Hugh Logan Haddix and Marshall Haddix all of Middletown, Ohio; three sisters: Urshel Arnett, Margie Baray and Jalia (Gary) Hollon all of Middletown Ohio; 11 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Gary Willoughby were held on Friday, Dec. 5 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Honorary pallbearers were Jonathan Covey, John Haddix, John Covey and Brother Willard Estep. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

OBIT-PoeDonald R. Poe, 57
Donald Ray Poe, 57, of Clay City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 at the University of Kentucky Hospital. He was a retired meat cutter at Kroger.
He is survived by his mother, Geraldine Robinson of Clay City; his wife, Sally Poe of Clay City; two sons, Donald Poe Jr. and his wife Hannah of Stanton, Jonathan Poe of Hebron; one daughter, Leslie Poe of Winchester; three brothers, Rick Poe and his wife Loretta of Clay City, Tim Poe of Clay City, Jeff Poe of Clay City, and Troy Poe Jr. of Clay City; two grandchildren, Donald Poe III, and Dominic Poe. He is preceded in death by his father Troy Poe.
The family has chosen cremation and no services have been scheduled at this time. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

OBIT-RobinsonRalph Robinson, 68
Ralph Robinson, 68, of Stanton passed away Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. He was a member of the United States Marine Corp. a Vietnam Veteran, Member of the Ark of Mercy Church in Winchester and retired business owner of Robinson Florist in Stanton.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Robinson of Stanton; two sons, Enoch Thomas and wife Tina of Stanton, and Ralph DeWayne Robinson and wife Alta of Winchester; three grandchildren, Chandler Thomas, Jacob and Caleb Robinson; four great grandchildren, Conner, Gracie, Destiny and Chloe Robinson; one brother, Harold Buford and wife Cheryl Robinson of Tucson, Arizona; and one sister, Janice Winburn of Winchester.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Anna Robinson; one granddaughter, Kelley Robinson; two brothers, William and Robert Robinson; and three sisters, Kathleen Ratcliff, Geraldine Caudill and Barbara Hopper.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at the Ark of Mercy Church in Winchester. Burial was in the Eaton Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Faye B. Slane, 78
Faye B. Slane, 78, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.  She was born in Powell County on Feb. 10, 1936 to the late Samuel Clayton and Mary Copher Baker.  A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Faye will be deeply missed by her family. She is survived by her husband Earnest Slane; children Lori Landes, Jim Landes, Rick Slane, Teresa Caito, Paul Slane and Sandy Slane; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters Marjorie Huff, Frances Asher and Sandra Brown; as well as many special friends.  She is preceded in death by her daughter Lisa Badger; grandson Ethan Landes; and brother Victor Baker.
Faye believed in education, and enjoyed her time as an elementary school teacher.  She taught in Rocky River, Ohio and Des Moines, Iowa.  She, and her husband Ernie, were charter members of Karl Road Christian Church.
Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, Dec, 9, 2014  at Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, where her Pastor James Custer officiating.  Interment followed at Kingwood Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Karl Road Christian Church, 5400 Karl Rd, Columbus, OH 43229 in her memory.  Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share stories and extend messages of sympathy to her family.

12-4 Obits

Leroy Hunt, 60
Leroy Hunt, 60, husband of Deborah Estes Hunt, passed away Monday, Nov. 24.
He is survived by his wife; sons: Brian (Ashley) Eldridge of Stanton and Carl (Heather) Hunt of Richmond; one daughter: Tonya (John) Estes of Richmond; brothers and sisters: Jimmy Hunt of Mt. Sterling, Ronnie (Shirley) Hunt of Stanton, Bobby Hunt of Tram, Donald (Thelma) Hunt of Prater, Gregory Hunt of Betsy Layne, Stevie Hunt of Stanville, Alberta (George) Bevins of Betsy Layne, Magline (Albet) Pinson of Pikeville, Goldie Adkins of Stanville, Eula Mae (Walter) Spradlin of Stanville and Helen Hunt of Betsy Layne; grandchildren: Amanda (Jacob) Byrd, Ryan Lewis, Bailey Hunt and Skylar Eldridge; and one great grandchild: Miles Byrd.
He was preceded in death by son: Shawn Hunt; brother William Lee Hunt, and sister Gustava Lewis.
Services were held on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton. Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery with Carl Hunt, Brian Eldridge, Chris Hunt, Gregory Hunt, John Hubbard, and Stevie Hunt serving as pallbearers.

Lillie Longley, 84
Lillie Longley, 84, widow of John H. Longley, passed away, Saturday, Nov. 29 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. She was born June 29, 1930 in Powell County to the late James Robert and Lillie Green Rogers Townsend.
Survivors include her son, Charles Emery Newton, Winchester; daughters, Irene Robinson, Mt. Sterling, and Diana Lynn Anderson, Winchester; sister, Liz Townsend, Stanton; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughters, Brenda Sue Nelson, and Kathy Darlene Hatton, and sister Mary Gray.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 1 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton. Burial was in Kennon Cemetery, Clay City

Dorothy Winburn, 86
Dorothy Mae Hull Winburn, 86, of Winchester, passed away and went to her heavenly father on Monday, Nov. 24 following a short illness.  She was one of four children, born to Mamye Ballard Hull Davis and Rollie Hull, Sr.
She was the wife of James Oliver Winburn and a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.  Dorothy enjoyed a loving marriage that lasted 46 years.  They were both very active in the Kentucky Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.  After obtaining her GED, she was employed by Head Start where she was able to put her love of children to good use.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Rollie Hull, Jr., and Charles Hull.
Survivors include one sister, Jean Hull Burgess; one son, James “Buck” (Sue) Winburn; one daughter, Zeta Lynn Winburn; five grandchildren, Lenora (Robbie) Haggard, Jessica (Mack) Fox, Joshua Winburn, Caleb (Sierra) Winburn, and Heather Griffin, all of Winchester.  Additional survivors include several nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, extended family members and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, Winchester, with Pastor Matt Seel, Lynn Caldwell, and Garrick Williams presiding. Serving as pallbearers were Joshua Winburn, Caleb Winburn, Robbie Burgess, Doug Burgess, Mack Fox, Bubba Wilmoff, and Robbie Haggard.  Burial was in the Winchester Cemetery.

11-27 Obits

Josephine Brush, 77
Josephine Johnson Brush, 77, of Mt. Sterling, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at St. Joseph Mt. Sterling. She was born June 6, 1937 in Perry County to the late Elmer and Velva Combs Johnson.
Josephine had resided in Clay City before moving to Montgomery County 35 years ago.   She was a homemaker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Clay City.  She enjoyed reading, spending time with her family, fellowship at family reunions, going to church and listening to singing. Josephine will be remembered as being very selfless and she will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include, one daughter, Patricia Darlene Brush Willoughby (Robert) of Mt. Sterling; one brother, Roy Johnson (Debra) of Clay City; three grandchildren, Ashley Coons (Lantz) of Mt. Sterling, Mabel Wiler (Gary) of Mt. Sterling and Hazel Tufano (Micha) of Jeffersonville; five great grandchildren, Brandon Wiler (Cortlynn), Logan Wiler, Kelly Thornberry (Dillon), and Akin Coons all of Mt. Sterling and Grace Tufano of Jeffersonville; her beloved dog, Abigail.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Johnson and Ronnie Johnson; one sister, Thelma Johnson Muncie.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Friendship Baptist Church in Clay City. Burial followed in the Combs Cemetery.  Bro. Terry Miller officiated the services.
Pallbearers were Robert Willoughby, Lantz Coons, Nathan Johnson, Casey Johnson, Micha Tufano, Doodle Johnson, Roy Johnson and Gary Wiler.
Guestbook at coffmanfuneral.com. Arrangements under the direct care of Coffman Funeral Home & Crematory.

Alvin C. Crowe, 78
Alvin C. “A.C.” Crowe, 78, of Princeton, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at Grave Healthcare in Clarksville, TN. A son of the late James and Elsie Allen Crowe, he was a member of the Creswell Baptist Church and a retired U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Korean and Vietnam War era. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Candice “Candy” Crowe Baxter.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Hines Crowe; two daughters, Sherry (Alvin) Straub, Manteo, MC, and Myra (Jeff) McCune, Derby, Kansas; three grandchildren, Jennifer and Jared Straub, and Nicole (Jay) Johnston, all of North Carolina; three brothers, Burton (Joan) Crowe, Lexington, Rodney Crowe, Princeton, and Jimmy (Pam) Crowe, Stanton.
Memorial services were held Sunday, Oct. 12, 12:30PM Creswell Baptist Church, Caldwell County, with the Rev. Bobby Jackson and Bro. Mike Franklin officiating.
A Memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Donnie Randall Veterans Cemetery, Rosslyn.

Fred C. Hall, 72
Fred C. Hall, 72, of Morris Street, Stanton, died on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington.  Born in Lee County, he was the son of the late Dellie Ray Hall and the late Mattie Marie Caldwell Hall.  He was a former financial officer with Peoples National Bank and a retired finance manager with Floyd Anderson Chevrolet-Buick in Campton. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lenvil Russell Hall and Lowel Dale Hall.
He is survived by one daughter, Nichole “Nikki” Dupreez and her husband Philip of Fort Lauderdale, FL; one brother, Glen Hall and his wife Doris of Knoxville, TN; one sister, Wilma Williams and her husband Eddie of Knoxville, TN; and by his former wife, Alberta Hall of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

Henrietta Kirchner, 92
Henrietta Rita Kirchner, 92, of Boone Creek Road, Stanton, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.  Born in Detroit, MI she was the daughter of the late John Kokowicz and the late Gertrude Jaranowski Kokowicz.  She was a retired medical secretary for the Children’s Hospital of Detroit, MI and a former president and secretary of the Women’s Auxiliary of Michigan Amvets.  She was a part time piano teacher and a member of Our Lady Of The Mountain Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph T. Kirchner and by two brothers, Edmund and Eugene Kokowicz.
She is survived by two sons:  Keith C. and his wife Karlin Kirchner of Irasburg, Vermont and Gregory John and his wife Lorraine Kirchner of Warren, MI; one daughter, Karen and her husband Eligah Vires of Stanton; one sister, Bernadette Stodola of Sarasota, FL; special friend Mikki Silva; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial mass was held on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Our Lady Of The Mountain Catholic Church, Stanton.  Interment was in Resthaven Cemetery, Morris Creek Road, Stanton.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

Harold Patton, 59
Harold Patton, 59, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Hospice Care Plus Compassionate Care Center.
He is survived by one son, Darald Patton of Richmond; two step daughters, Percilla Stamper and her husband Allie of Irvine, and Carlena Woolsey of Richmond; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, James Patton and his wife Gladys of Stanton, and Larry Patton of Stanton; two sisters, Barbara Roberts and her husband Randy of Clay City and Margaret Hatton and her husband Jerry of Dayton, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents Arnold and Della Patton, and his wife Sue Dozier Patton.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Herbert Barnett and Bro. Ike Sams officiating. Burial was in the Oak Dale Cemetery in Irvine. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Charla Jo Thorpe, 43
Charla Jo Thorpe, 43, of Courtney Lane, Stanton, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester.  Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of William M. and Linda Roberts Thorpe of Stanton.
Charla Jo was a former truck driver and a member of Stanton Assembly of God.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Clinton Wade Thorpe.
In addition to her parents, she is also survived by three daughters:  Jazmen Thorpe and Sarah Thorpe of Stanton, and Alyssa Hendershot of Jeffersonville, IN; one sister, Sharon Taylor of Florida; one grandchild, Kaleb Morton Thorpe; a sister-in-law, Michelle Thorpe and by three nieces:  Courtney Thorpe, Jacey Thorpe and Leah Taylor.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Ed Thomas and Bro. Warren Rogers were held on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Interment was in the Roberts Cemetery with David Thorpe, Rick Roberts, Dan Thorpe, Jim Thorpe, Collin Frazier, and Brandon Patterson serving as active pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Drake, Gary Lee Asch II, Violet Townsend Moore, Ruby Haddix, Michelle Thorpe and Jenna Roberts.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.  www.hearnefuneralhome.com

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Alvin “A.C.” Crowe, 78
Alvin C. “A.C.” Crowe, 78, of Princeton, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at Grave Healthcare in Clarksville, TN. A son of the late James and Elsie Allen Crowe, he was a member of the Creswell Baptist Church and a retired U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Korean and Vietnam War era. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Candice “Candy” Crowe Baxter.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Hines Crowe; two daughters, Sherry (Alvin) Straub, Manteo, MC, and Myra (Jeff) McCune, Derby, Kansas; three grandchildren, Jennifer and Jared Straub, and Nicole (Jay) Johnston, all of North Carolina; three brothers, Burton (Joan) Crowe, Lexington, Rodney Crowe, Princeton, and Jimmy (Pam) Crowe, Stanton.
Memorial services were held Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Creswell Baptist Church, Caldwell County, with the Rev. Bobby Jackson and Bro. Mike Franklin officiating.
A Memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Donnie Randall Veterans Cemetery, Rosslyn. Davis and Davis Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.

Allene Neal, 94
Allene Neal, 94, widow of Wardie Hardin Neal, of Morris Creek Road, Stanton, passed away on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester.  Born in Frenchburg, she was the daughter of the late Kelly L. Lawson and the late Mary Ann Logan Lawson.  She was a homemaker and member of Morris Creek First Church of God.  In addition to her husband and her parents she was also preceded in death by her daughter, Shirley Ann Neal and by two brothers, Floyd W. Lawson and Russell C. Lawson.
Allene Neal is survived by two sons: Wallace (Sharon) Neal of Winchester and David (Kathy) Neal of Stanton; two daughters:  Linda (Willard) Estep and Betty (Howard) Pelfrey both of Stanton; nine grandsons: Anthony Neal, Jeff Neal, Michael Estep, Stephen Pelfrey, Doug Pelfrey, Kevin Pelfrey, Chris Neal, Kelly Neal and Brandon Neal; two granddaughters:  Debbie Watson and Amanda Wallace; and 14 great grandchildren.  Funeral services officiated by Brother Willard Estep and Brother Raymond Tipton were held on Tuesday, Nov.18 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Interment was in Resthaven Cemetery with Stephen Pelfrey, Doug Pelfrey, Kevin Pelfrey, Chris Neal, Kelly Neal, Brandon Neal, Anthony Neal, Jeff Neal and Michael Estep serving as active pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers were the members of Morris Creek First Church of God.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

James Tucker, 75
James Tucker, 75, of Lake Naomi Road, Clay City, passed away on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at the Saint Joseph Hospital. He was a retired farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Tucker of Clay City; several step children, grandchildren, and brothers and sisters.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John Lewis officiating. Burial followed in the Spencer Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of services.

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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.

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Golden Martin, 90
Golden Martin, 90, of Bonnerdale,AR.  died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.
She was born on July 1, 1924 in Wolfe County, the daughter of Samuel Foster Quinlan and Dora Ledford Quinlan.  On Oct. 27, 1944, she was married to Elmer Martin who preceded her in death on April 8, 2001.  She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra Sue Martin; her parents; one brother; and six sisters. Golden was a homemaker and a member of Wildwood Tabernacle.
She is survived by two sons, David Martin and Anthony Martin; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Fred Keding, all of Pearcy; five grandchildren, John Keding of Pearcy, Bert Keding, David and Jessica Keding, all of Jessieville, Samuel and Barbara Keding of Royal, and April and John Socolofsky of Fort Worth, Texas; eleven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Earl Martin and Rev. Steve Martin officiating.
Interment was in the Keding Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs, AR.
Pallbearers were John Keding, Bert Keding, David Keding, Samuel Keding, Easton Keding, Spencer Keding, Daniel White and Mike Gibson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Grant Keding, Kelby Hawes, Ray Floyd, William House and Cary Holden. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

Olive McClellan, 86
Olive Regenia “Jean” McClellan, 86, passed away on Oct. 27, 2014 at Northpoint Lexington Healthcare in Lexington.  Born in Accoville, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Ossie McDonald and the late Vada Ethel McComas McDonald.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry McClellan; one daughter, Sandra Specht; one brother, William McDonald; one sister, Alma Mills; one daughter in law, Vicki Parker McClellan and by one grandson, Jason McClellan Filion.
She is survived by two sons, Rick McClellan and his wife Kathy of Pikeville, and Terry McClellan and his companion Donna Coe of Georgetown; one son-in-law, Dave Specht; one sister, Gerry Smith and her husband Ivan; seven grandchildren:  Chris (Kendra) McClellan, Ryan Specht, Amber McClellan, Shannon (Donghai) Ho, Candy McClellan Filion, Shawna Filion and Justin Filion; eight great grandchildren,; and two great-great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services officiated by Rev. Doug Dean were conducted on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 in Springboro Cemetery, Springboro, OH.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

Naomi Richardson, 95
Naomi Richardson, 95, widow of John Dillard Richardson, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Bradford Square Nursing Home in Frankfort.  Born in Powell County, she was the daughter of the late Ansel and Rebecca Brooks Pitts.  She was a former seamstress at Curley Clothing Factory and she had attended the Clay City First Church of God.
She is survived by one daughter, Delma and her husband Richard Becker of Frankfort; five grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. Jeff Farmer were held on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Interment was in Clay City-Eaton Cemetery with Kelly Ewen, Barry Ewen, Ricky Ewen, Terry Ewen, Richard S. Becker and Cameron Sherrick serving as her active pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers were Charles Begley and Jerry Flannary.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.

Earnest D. Rogers, 72
Earnest D. Rogers, 72, of Smallwood Road, Stanton, passed away at his residence on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.  Born in Powell County, he was the son of the late Jasper Newton Rogers and the late Irene Foster Rogers.  He was a former welder with Hamilton Steel and he attended Means Miracle Community Church in Means.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Jean Rogers and his brother, John Rogers.
He is survived by two sons, Brian Keith Rogers and his wife Jessica of Stanton and Sgt. Ernest Jason Rogers and his wife Stacy of Fort Campbell; three daughters, Beverly Rogers, Bonnie Rogers and Sharon Ray and her husband David all of Stanton; one brother, Melvin Rogers and his wife Cathy of Stanton; one sister, Lois Clark of West Liberty; 16 grandchildren and three great grandchild.
Funeral services officiated by Brother Franklin Hall and Brother Ed Farmer were held on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 at Hearne Funeral Home, Stanton.  Interment was in Stonegate Cemetery, Stanton,  with Sgt. Ernest J. Rogers, Brian Rogers, Nicholas Mayberry, Erik Boyd, Josh Mayberry, David Ray, Earl Dickey and Lonnie Dale Stewart serving as active pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers were Oscar York, Morgan Tipton, Herb Trent, Herb Randall, Billy Centers, Timmy Tipton and Danny Rogers.  Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc.