Billie Snowden, 61
Billie Elaine Snowden, 61, Powell Road, Clay City, wife of Ernest Gary Snowden, died Monday, Jan. 11 at her home. She was born April 9, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late William George Bingham and Grace Hamlin. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Gary Snowden, Clay City; daughters, Debra Mullins, Clay City, Jeanie Snowden, Lexington, and Pamela Tipton, Clay City; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 16, at 12 p.m. at Stanton First Church of God, 980 East College Ave., Stanton, by Rev. Anthony Molihan. Wells Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Nancy Martin, 99
Nancy Martin, 99, 56 Karen Drive, died Monday, Jan. 18 at her home. She was born June 10, 1910 in Breathitt County to the late Mort and Lou Marshall Mullins. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harvestime Assembly Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Gladys Center of Knox, Ind., Mary Sue Martin of Stanton, and Ella Jane Davies and Deliah Jean Addis, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren..
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at Harvestime Assembly Church, East College Avenue, Stanton by Rev. Maurice Adams with burial at Crabtree Cemetery.
Pallbearers are her grandsons. Honorary pallbearer is Rev. Maurice Adams.
Dallas Patton, 67
Dallas Ray Patton, 67, husband of Imogene Chism Patton, died at 10:37 a.m. Wednesday at the Clark Regional Medical Center. A native of Powell County, he was the son of the late Eugene Patton and the late Lou Emma White Patton Garnett. He was a truck driver, an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the Epperson First Church of God.
Survivors include a son, Raymond “Buddy” (Christy) Patton of Clark County; three daughters, Cindy (Robert) Calvert of Winchester, Jennifer (Jason) Oesterling and Rayme (David) Sparks, all of Clark County; six grandchildren, Ashley and Dakota Calvert, Felicia and Nate Oesterling, and Hannah and David Sparks Jr.; four brothers, Robert Patton, Dale Patton and Eugene Patton, all of Stanton, and David Knight of Winchester; two sisters, Juanita (Charles) Boyd of Stanton and Gina Swingo of Clay City; step-mother, Mae Conrad of Irvine; three brothers-in-law, John (Marsha) Chism of Clark County, Roy (Cynthia) Chism of Tennessee, and Tom (Janie) Chism of Clark County; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Scobee Funeral Home by Rev. Chris Williams and Rev. Roy Chism with burial at the Chism Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Nicholas Chism, Wesley Chism, Davy Chism, Donnie Ray Boyd, Robert Earl Patton Jr., Michael Dale Patton, Wallace Marshall and Steve Adair. Honorary pallbearers were Adnan Hussein, Craig Taylor, Vaughn Wilson, Don Shuler, Jerry Creech, Robert Palmer, Tom Stevens, Tom Ford Jr., David DeVary, Jason Spivey, Clyde Barrett, Jeff Overton, Tom Evans, Josh Perry, Troy Clem and Eric Sparks.
The online guestbook is at www.scobeefunerallhome.com
Arthur Mullins, 89
Arthur, 89, of Trenton, died at Berkeley Square Health Care on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at 9:50 p.m. He was born in Pilot on Aug. 31, 1920, the son of John and Mary (Townsend) Mullins. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942 to 1946. He was employed as an assembler at Delco Moraine in Dayton for 16 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of Greenhills United Baptist Church. On Nov. 28, 1947 in Winchester, he married Verna Branham, and she preceded him in death in 2005.
He is survived by a son, Rev. Tim (Norma) Mullins of Hamilton; four daughters, Venis Torge, Dolores (Whitey) Lawson, Alanna Wolf, and Cindy (Rick) Baun, all of Hamilton; six grandchildren, Gena (Steve) Etson of Hamilton, Brian Vandeventer of Middletown, Marcus Wolf of Trenton, Lee Mullins and Luke Mullins, both of Hamilton, and Dusty (Jason) Dunaway of Middletown; seven great-grandchlidren, Brandon, Julia, Aaron, Adam, Tyler, Carrie and Little Mitchell; two sisters, Sylvie McIntosh and Arbutus McIntosh, both of Shelbyville; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Elmer and Hoover Mullins; and three sisters, Audrey Knox, Dorothy Ledford, and Zelphie Hall.
Funeral services was held at the Greenhills United Baptist Church, Williamsdale at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 with burial at Hickory Flat Cemetery.
April Patton, 25
April Michelle Catron Patton, age 25, wife of Adam Patton, 303 Little Brush Creek Road, Clay City, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2010 at her residence following a long illness. Born in Irvine, she was a daughter of Virgil and Charlotte Knox Catron and a member of Church On The Rock.
Surviving relatives are her husband, Adam Patton; her parents, Virgil and Charlotte Knox Catron; one brother, James Randall and his wife Casey Catron; one nephew, Caden Alexander Catron; one niece, Emily Brooke April Catron all of Clay City; paternal grandparents, Hugh and Wanda Catron; maternal grandparents, James and Margie Knox of Stanton; and father and mother-in-law, Michael and Lisa Patton of Jeffersonville.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Diane Harrison at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at Hearne Funeral Home Chapel, Stanton, with burial at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Cow Creek Road, Stanton.
Pallbearers were Michael A. Patton, Little Walter Snowden, Joshua Larrison, Jacob Larrison, Garry Jones and Derrick Fletcher. Honorary pallbearers were Gene Always, Ricky Townsend, Danny Fletcher, Perry Patrick, Michael R. Patton, Ben McKinney, Walter Snowden and Virgil Larrison. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Lillie Keech, 62
Lillie Jane Keech, 62, 55 West Pendleton Street, wife of Jerry Bernard Keech, died Dec. 31, 2009 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. She was born Oct. 16, 1947 in Gary, Ind., to the late Luther and Bessie Mae Banks Little.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Keech of Stanton; sons, Randy Keech of Texas and Jerry Lee Keech of Oklahoma; daughters, Tina Marie Keech of Michigan; brothers, Tom Little, Gene Little and Elvis Little; sisters, Nancy Montgomery of Stanton and Bonnie Carpenter of Michigan; and three grandchildren.
Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Howard, 71
Kenneth Paul Howard, 71, of Stanton, formerly of Winchester, died at 10:54 p.m. Thursday at Clark Regional Medical Center. A native of Clark County, he was the son of the late Coleman Howard and the late Relda Howard Burkhart. He was a retired Rockwell employee and a member of the Central Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Cathy (Paul) Tipton and Jane (Danny) Dennis of Stanton, and Leah (Brian) Fliger of Ohio; three sons, Paul Howard of Stanton, Jeffrey howard of Clay City and Kenneth Marc (Dana) Howard of Ohio; 12 grandchildren, Derick Parks, Danny Dennis Jr., Ashley Howard, Anthony Tipton, Zachary Dennis, Tori Howard, Nathan and Breanna Fliger, and March, Morgan, Molly and Matthew Pack; a brother, Harold (Imogene) Howard of Clark County; a sister, Sheila (Murrell) Cecil of Winchester; and host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis Edward Howard and Eugene Howard.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday at Scobee Funeral Home by Rev. Tony Cecil with burial at the Log Lick Cemetery.
Pallbearers were the grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers were Sherman Charles, Barkley Tackett, the R.B. Omohundro Sunday School class, Bill Derickson and Woody Townsend.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Central Baptist Church Journey of Faith Fund, 101 W. Lexington Ave., Winchester KY 40391; or to Hospice East, 407 Shoppers Drive, Winchester KY 40391. The online guestbook is at www.scobeefuneralhome.com
Ruth Smyth, 91
Ruth Smyth, 91, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. She was born Sept. 25, 1918 in Flat Woods, the daughter of the late Edmond Henry and Lou Edna Whisman Oliver. Ruth and her family came to New Harmony in 1959 with the Continental Oil Company. They fell in love with New Harmony and made it their hometown. She retired from Owen’s Variety Store in 1986. She was a member of St. Helens Christian Church at St. Helens, since the age of 14. She attended Johnson United Methodish Church in New Harmony. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond Ray Smyth; a son, Edmond Oliver Smyth; two sisters, Annie Laurie Brandenburg and Beulah Mae Wilson; and three brothers, Edmond Herman Oliver, Walker Sherman Oliver and John Paul Oliver.
She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Ann Smyth and her husband, Fredrick Martin of New Harmony, Ind.; three sisters, Minerva Gladys Oliver, Verda Marie Rigdon and Edna Madge Cockerham, all of Beattyville.
Funeral service was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at Werry Funeral Home-New Harmony Chapel. Additional services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Porter and Son Funeral Directors Chapel, Campton by Bro. Glenn Wilson with burial at the Evans Cemetery, Campton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Hill Cemetery, P.O. Box 340, New Harmony, In. 47631.