Eunice Spencer, 83
Eunice C. “Susie” Spencer, 83, died at home Feb. 17, 2010. She was born Oct. 7, 1926 in Guage (Breathitt County) to Kelly and Dora Hammond Craft. Formerly of Warren, Mich. and Stanton. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Luther “Jr.” Spencer, brother Orville Craft and sister Bertie Sain. She will be remembered as a loving, kind and gentle woman. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include one son, Richard Allen (Gail) Spencer of Canton, Mich.; and two grandchildren, Samantha (Thierry) Mouchet of Brieres Les Scelles, France, and Colin Spencer and his fiance, Debra Terry of Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers, Reid Craft of Houston, Texas, and Elmer (Florence) Craft of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Bessie Risner of Ocala, Fla.; several nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation was held Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 at Arlington Park Funeral Home; additionally, a viewing was held at Watts Funeral Home, Jackson on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 from 10 a.m. till noon with services following.
Burial was at Tyra Cemetery, Vancleve.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Cecil Myers, 94
Cecil Myers, 94, of Middletown, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 at Hawthorn Glen Senior Living. He was born April 5, 1915 in Stanton to Melvin and Ella Jane (Lewis) Myers. When Cecil came to Middletown his first jobs were working for McGraw Construction and Coolidge Ballbearings. He then went to work at Aeronca as a millwright for 16 years, retiring in 1980. He was an avid outdoorsman and liked fishing and hunting. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lauretta Myers on Nov. 6, 2004; brothers, Roy and Shirley Myers; sisters, Grace Pelfrey and Florence Humphrey.
Survivors include his five children, Wreford (Evelyn) Myers, Brenda (Lewis) Reffitt, Garland (Jeannie) Myers, Kenty(Robyn) Myers, Myron Myers; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Zana Brown, Beatrice Brisco; and many loving family members and friends.
A celebration of life service was held Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home by Pastor James R. Anderson and Pastor Thomas B. Groves with burial at Woodside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Middletown, 1131 Manchester Ave., Middletown, Ohio 45042.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.baker-stevens.com.
Christina Faulkner, 49
Christina Mae Faulkner was born Aug. 25, 1960 in Powell County, and died Jan. 14, 2010 in Tacoma, Wash. She leaves behind her partner of 26 years, Charlie Abbott, and her children, daughter Brandy; son, Darrell; daughter-in-law, Tammy; and their two sons, Darrell and Dakoda; her brother; and five sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews. We loved her and will miss her. We will keep her in our hearts forever. Services were held Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 in the Mountain View Garden Chapel, Lakewood, Wash.
Margaret Payne, 86
Margaret Bucher Payne, 86, Irvine Street, Richmond, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at Madison Manor Nursing Home. She was born on April 29, 1923 in Laurel County, the daughter of August and Sarah Baker Bucher. She was a retired supervisor of food service at Eastern Kentucky University, and the widow of Henry Payne. She enjoyed yard sales, word puzzles, and was an avid UK basketball fan. Many have enjoyed her delicious homemade candies.
Survivors include one son, Dale Payne (Darlene) of Clay City; two daughters, Sondra Parke (Bobby) and Cheryl Kirby of Richmond; six grandchildren, Mark Reffett (Hope), Scott Reffett (Trina Conrad), Greg Payne (Melissa), Ashley Payne, Chris Kirby and Kelly Kirby; five great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Ricky Payne; six brothers, Frank, Charlie, Bert, Willard “Bill”, Alvin and Lenny Bucher; three sisters, Ada Bucher, Elizabeth Fritz and Elsie Bowman.
Funeral services were conducted Feb. 16, 2010 at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home in Richmond with Rev. Phillip Payne officiating.
Granville Combs, 78
Granville Pearl Combs, 78, 628 Irvine Road, Clay City, husband of Fannie Jane Eversole Combs, died Sunday, Feb. 21 at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1931 in Knott County to the late John Cannon and Mahala Godsey Combs. He was a retired trucking company owner and operator, mechanic and a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Fannie Combs of Clay City, a son, Jeff and wife Kim Combs of Jackson; daughters, Johnnie Gay and husband David, Lovins, Dwarf, KY, Ida Mae Combs, Clay City, Cherise Renee and husband Ike Gabbard, Watkins, Stamping Ground; step-daughter, Winnie Bush, Hazard; brother, Elmer Combs, Clay City; sister, Anna Faye Hudson, Ary; grandchildren, Loretta Moore, Susan Pratt, Michael Paul Watkins, Jessica Jade Watkins, John Combs and Daniel Combs; step-grandchildren, Amanda Williams, Nicholas Bush and Savannah Bush; two great-grandchildren; and one step-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruby Combs; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Combs; brothers, Clifford, Sam and Orville Combs; and sister, Dorothy Robinson.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. at Wells Clay City Chapel by Rev. Gary Willoughby and Rev. Gus Dean with burial at the Combs Family Cemetery, Irvine Road, Clay City with grandchildren serving as pallbearers.
Leon Pasley Jr., 72
Leon Pasley Jr., “Skeeter”, formerly of Beattyville, born June 19, 1937, died Feb. 19, 2010 in San Antonia, Texas after a long, courageous battle with leukemia. He was the son of the Leon and Effie Pasley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet; father, Leon Pasley; sister, Anna Louise Pasley; and nephew, Michael Wayne Pasley.
Survivors include one son, Michael Leon Pasley of San Antonia, Texas; mother, Effie Pasley of Wolfe County; two brothers, Leonard and Lavonne Pasley of Wolfe County; one sister, Pauline Schooler of Lexington; three nephews, Marvin, Jonny and Jason Schooler; and six great-nieces and nephews.
He was a dedicated employee of General Motors in Mexico for a number of years and retired in 2000. His passion in life was the outdoors, fishing, hunting, motorcycling and spending time with his son, Michael and friends and family.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. at Wells Funeral Home with burial at Stanton Cemetery.
Visit the guestbook at www.wellsfh.com
Orville Smith, 90
Orville Smith, 90, husband of Helen Elam Smith, died Sunday, Feb. 21 at Kentucky River Medical Center, Jackson. He was born Oct. 8, 1919 in Estill County to the late Walter and Nellie Smith. He was a retired truck driver.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Smith of Campton; step-sons, Mitchell Spencer of Stanton, Marlon Dean Spencer of Tennessee, Chris Spencer of Campton and Thomas Spencer of Campton; sister, Orpha Baber of Middletown, Ohio; and nine step-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Doyle Spry with burial at the Spencer Cemetery, Campton.
Pallbearers were Justin Spencer, Frank Spencer, Joshua Spencer, Zachary Spencer, Christopher Spencer and Charlie Dale Spencer.
Harry Morton, 65
Harry W. Morton, son of the late Woodford Morton and Verna Mitchell Morton was born in Powell County Kentucky on Aug. 22, 1944. He entered eternal life Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at his residence in Clay City, Kentucky being 65 years, five months and 17 days of age at the time of his passing.
He was married to Mary Smith on Aug. 1, 1964 in Winchester, Kentucky. He enjoyed hunting, riding horses and also taking his dog Dunston for a ride. He loved spending time with his family and friends, but most of all he enjoyed going to Heartbreak Ridge Texaco and the Powell County Feed Store and talking with his old buddies.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Morton of Clay City; two sons, Harry David Morton and wife Darlene of Jeffersonville, and Gary Owen Morton of Clay City; four sisters, Juanita Crabtree of Clay City, and Glenda Strange of Winchester, Venice Crow of Versailles, Sue Everhart of Winchester; one grandchild, Roxann Combs of Jeffersonville; two great-grandchildren, Kyla Dawn Combs and Courtney Lynn Combs, both of Jeffersonville.
Also surviving are a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Harry was preceded in death by one brother, Pokberry Morton.
Devonia Spencer, 64
Devonia “Sissy” Spencer, 64, Fountain Circle Health Center, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. She was born Aug. 22, 1945 in Stanton to the late James Captain and Orpha Branson Spencer.
Survivors include a brother, Ted Spencer of Fort Lakemore, Va.; Fannie Phillips, LaFollette, Tenn., Helen McGee, Berea, Cindy Godsey, Stanton, Martha Campbell, Hazard and Hazel Martin, Jeffersonville; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Corsey and Ike Spencer; and nephew, David Wayne Case.
Funeral services willbe held Thursday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Ricky Brewer and Rev. Anthony Molihan with burial at Spencer Cemetery, Pine Ridge.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.