Darlene Chaney, 82
Darlene Chaney, 82, of 1050 Hatton Creek Road, Stanton, died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. Born in Davenport, Iowa she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Ruth Flickenger Patch. She was a retired secretary with the John Deere Warehouse and a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Moline, Illinois. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, John Lewis Chaney; two brothers Wayne Patch and Russell Patch and by one sister, Mardelle Bowring.
She is survived by one daughter, Jill (Bryan) Knollhoff of Stanton; one sister, Bernetta DeGeeter of Monmouth, Illinois and by several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services was officiated by Rev. Adrianna Chaney on Saturday, April 9, at the Stanton Cemetery, Main Street, Stanton. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Wayne Goodwin, 77
Wayne Goodwin, 77, of 661 Frames Branch Road, Clay City, died Tuesday April 5, 2011 at his residence. Born in Clay City, he was the son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Patrick Goodwin. Wayne was a farmer and logger formerly affiliated with Farmers Tobacco Warehouse and Charlie Manning Sawmill. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty H. Goodwin; his brother, Vernon Goodwin and by his great grandchildren, Dalton, Daymon and Dillon Goodwin.
He is survived by three sons Raymond G (Cindy) Goodwin of Jeffersonville, Lon Wayne (Barbara) Goodwin and Gregory A. (Crystal) Goodwin of Clay City; four daughters Joyce Ann Conner, Gathala Conner and her companion, Jerry Glen Strange and Regina Rose (Joe) Ratliff all of Clay City, and Berta Mae Goodwin and her companion, Willie Conner of Irvine; 19 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held on April 7 at the Wayne and Betty Goodwin Cemetery, Frames Branch Road, Clay City. Pallbearers were Raymond Goodwin, Lon Wayne Goodwin, Gregory A. Goodwin, Willie Jay Conner II, Shannon Goodwin, Benjamin Hall, Nicholas Conner, Joseph Wayne Ratliff, Brandon Goodwin, Jerry Strange, Doyle Conner, Chester Goodwin and James Junior Strange. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Freddy Terrell, Charlie Franklin Goodwin, Charles Ratliff, Chris Goodwin, Bobby Hall, Richard Hall and Joe Ratliff. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Ila Knox, 93
Ila Knox, 93, formerly of Stanton, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at Winsor Care Center in Mt. Sterling. Born in Bowen, she was the daughter of the late George and Molly Hatton Birch. Ila Knox was a former cook at Powell County Middle School and she attended Stanton Church of Christ and Rolling Hills Church of Christ in Mt. Sterling. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Knox and by her daughter, Ruby Powell.
She is survived by five daughters Irene Vice, Camargo, Jean (Linville) Kincaid, Brookville, Ohio, Geraldene Estep, Owingsville, Phyllis (Ronnie) Everman, Stanton, and Dovana (Ricky) Davis, Mt. Sterling; 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services was officiated by Rev. Danny Murphy and held on Thursday, April 7 at Hearne Funeral Home Chapel, Stanton. Interment followed in the Crabtree-Birch Cemetery, Stanton, with Danny Everman, Steve Everman, John Powell, Bud Larison, J. R. Lounsbury and Jerry Birch having served as her active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Delbert Clemons, Dwight Smith, April Parks, Shawna Beamon and the staff of Winsor Care Center. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Blanche E. Martin, 76
Blanche Eleanore Martin, 76, of Stanton, beloved wife of Richard Philip Martin, died on Sunday, April 3, 2011. She was a daughter of the late William R. and Blanche E. Ross Cook, born at Davidson, Michigan on August 19, 1934. She was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church at Stanton.
She is survived by her loving husband, Richard Philip Martin of Stanton; two loving daughters, Chrystal Work and husband, James, II, of Millington, Michigan and Julie Fuller and husband, Tom, of Campton; six loving grandchildren; and nine loving great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, William R. and Blanche E. Ross Cook; one great-grandchild; three brothers, Bruce, Curtis and Richard Cook; and four sisters Wilma Knipe, Ellen Cook, Dawn Raymond and Marna G. Tilton. She also leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorial services were conducted on Sunday, April 10 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Stanton with Pastor Greg Webb officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Porter and Son Funeral Directors of Campton.
Eugene Morehead, 81
Eugene Morehead, 81, of 865 Maple Street, Stanton, died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at his residence. Born at West Bend, he was the son of the late Clarence and Elsie Young Morehead. He graduated from Powell County High School in 1948 and he served in the US Army in 1948 and 1949.
He was the beloved husband of 57 years to Anna Rose Cable Morehead and the father of Scott (Lana) and Gary Morehead of Stanton, and the late David Bryan Morehead. His grandchildren are Jonathan Morehead of Winchester, Nicholas Morehead of Lexington, Melanie Barnes of Stanton and Nick (Toni) Barnes of Mt. Sterling, and he has two great grandchildren.
His siblings are Mariam (Talmadge) Smallwood of Stanton, Wanda (Marvin) Clemons of The Rock, Georgia and the late Rodney Morehead and his brother-in-law is Charles (Phyllis) Cable of Rogers.
Mr. Morehead owned and operated the Campton, Stanton and Jackson Dry Cleaners for 43 years and he was a partner in the Boone Forest Shop and Villager at Natural Bridge for several years. He was a deacon of Stanton Baptist Church, a member of Natural Bridge Park Association, Red River Historical Society and a Kentucky Colonel. Many were the recipient of his love and caring nature.
His funeral service was officiated by Rev. Bill Boldt and Rev. Troy Luttrell and was held on Monday, April 11 at Hearne Funeral Home in Stanton. Interment with military honors was in the Stanton Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Kevin Graham, Scott Graham, Dwain Anderson, J. T. Abner, Larry Meadows and Gordon Bellamy. Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of Stanton Baptist Church, Dan Thorpe, Willie Profitt, Rob and June Shoate, Dickie Rice, Sterlin Pelfrey and Evan Blakey. Memorial contributions may be made to Stanton Baptist Church Youth, 42 East College Avenue, Stanton, KY 40380. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Irene Napier, 81
Irene “Peanut” Napier, 81, widow of Edgar Napier, died Saturday, April 9 at Fort Hamilton Hospital, Ohio. She was born December 8, 1929 in Estill County to the late Ambrose and Stella Puckett Ashcraft.
Survivors include her sons, Michael Tipton, Stanton, Tommy Tipton, Cynthiana, and Karl Ray Schoelhamer, Letcher County; sisters Glorine Dennis and Betty Faye Johnson, both of Winchester; grandchildren Hope Tipton, Baltimore, Maryland and Karla Nicole Schoelham, Richmond; step-grandchildren, Jonah and Matthew Riddell.
Services were held on Wednesday, April 13, at the Forest Grove Christian Church, 4733 Old Boonesboro Road, Winchester. Burial was in the Family Cemetery, Paint Creek Road, Stanton. Wells Funeral Home in charge of arrangments.
Homer R. Snowden, 73
Homer Ray Snowden, 73, 1125 Maple Street, husband of Thelma Patrick Snowden, died Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. He was born October 16, 1938 in Powell County to the late Eck and Alta Mae Banks Snowden. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Snowden, Stanton; sons, Bruce Watkins, Clay City and Thomas “Randy” Watkins, Estill County; daughter, Rhonda Jean Brewer, Mt. Sterling; brothers, Leonard Snowden, Clay City, James “Peanut” Snowden, Clay City, Eck Snowden, Clay City, and W.G. Snowden, Denver, Colorado; sister, Faye Vivian, Clay City; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Tuesday, April 5 at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Grider Denney. Burial followed in the Snowden Family Cemetery, Clay City. Active Pallbearers were Chris Hall, Johnny Stokley, Wayne Courtney, Mike Reed, Ernie Brewer, and Joe Burke. Honorary Pallbearers were Hayden Johnson, Doug Keller, Jack Strange, Ronnie Knox, James Smithers, Gary Napier, Soney Pitts, Steve Hale, Henry Neal, Robert Atkinson, Tim Hall, Bruce Witt, Mark Thacker, Tommy Barnes, and Euell Sumner.