Jerry L. Elam, 27
Jerry Lee Elam, 27, of Levee Road in Jeffersonville died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 at his home. He was born June 18, 1982 in Clark County and was the son of James Elwood and Mary Ellen Tincher Elam. He was an employee of W.A. Kendall.
He is survived by his parents James and Mary Ellen Elam of Jeffersonville; two daughters, McKenzie Brook Martin and Halee Storm Elam both of Powell County; two sisters, Angela Spencer of Powell County and Wyona Kay Shelton of Lee County; one brother, James Christopher Elam of Powell County.
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Pea Ridge Church by Brother Frankie Sparks and Brother John Henry Moore. Burial followed at the Pea Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated toward the funeral expenses. Pallbearers were: James Strange, Jr., Nick Conners, David Strange, Gary Shelton, Donald Hale, and George Tincher.
Kenneth Pierson Johnson, 29
Kenneth Ray Pierson Johnson, 29, 882 Cow Creek Road, Stanton, father of Kenneth and Paul Johnson, died Sept. 14. He was born Feb. 29, 1980 in Lexington to Kenneth Hayes and Gayle Pierson.
Survivors include his wife, Samantha Johnson; mother, Gayle Pierson, Stanton; dad, Paul E. Johnson, Stanton; father, Kenneth Hayes, Kenton, Ohio; sons, Kenneth Johnson Jr. and Paul Keith Johnson, both of Stanton; brothers, James Johnson, Stanton, Dewayne Johnson, Stanton, and Michael Dustin Johnson, St. Mary; sister, Paula Johnson, Stanton; half-sisters, Teresa Whisman, Campton, Missy Hayes, Campton, and Melissa Johnson, Cincinnati, Ohio; nieces and nephews, Alexis, Jacob, Jordan, Nathan, Ethan, and Michael Johnson. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Ethel Jonson and Otis and Sylvia Pierson.
Services were held on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. at 882 Cow Creek Road, Stanton by Rev. Tommy Evans and James Pierson. Burial was in the Johnson-Pierson Cemetery, Stanton. Pallbearers who served were Shawn Rogers, Larry Napier, Kendall Pierson, Kenneth Johnson, Paul Johnson, Dewayne Johnson, Shane Johnson, Scott Smith, Dean Martin, Greg Damron, and Leeland Johnson. Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements
Michael L. Shriner, 48
Michael Louis Shriner, 48, of 71 Redwood Drive, Stanton, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he was a son of the late Charles and Harrett Slater Shriner. He was an Air Force Veteran and a former machinist with Texas Instrument.
Surviving relatives are his wife, Georgia Ann Ratliff Shriner; two sons: Michael Paul Shriner of Winchester and Jon Shriner of Stanton; one daughter, Michelle Shriner of Clay City; three grandchildren: Kaleb Michael Browning, Rylee Stamper and J. J. Rogers; one brother, Robert (Jocelyn) Shriner of Kent, Ohio and his father-in-law, Harry Ratliff of Stanton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Shriner.
Graveside services with military honors were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 in the Amvets Post 67 Veterans Cemetery on Highway 15, Stanton. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com