Lawrence Anderson, 88
Lawrence T. “Larry” Anderson, 88, 227 Oxford Drive, Winchester, husband of Rhoda Anderson, died Saturday at his home after a long illness with his family by his side. He was born Oct. 5, 1922 in Indiana County, Pennsylvania to the late Verner and Agnes Johnson Anderson. He was a World War II Army Veteran and a retired business owner. He formerly owned and operated Stanton Laundrymat, Cotton’s Restaurant, and Ashland Station.
Survivors include his wife, Rhoda Anderson, Winchester; son, Donald Anderson, Akron, Ohio; step-sons, Elmer Powell and Sammy Powell, both of Winchester; step-daughter, Melanie Townsend, Winchester; sisters, Gertrude Moore, and Laverne Mansor, both of Akron, Ohio; grandchildren, Lori Lowe and Tracie Anderson, both of Akron, Ohio; step-grandchildren, Haley Powell and Asia Townsend, both of Winchester; Several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and Son, Timothy Anderson.
Services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Ted Linkous and Rev. Jim Muncie. Burial was in the Veterans Cemetery with military honors. Active pallbearers were Bill Orme, Dr. Charles Noss, Lonnie Morris, Wayne Parks, Stanley Harris, Daniel Cook, and John Brewer. Honorary pallbearers were Shawndra King, Hospice East Nurses and Staff, Dr. Quinten Murray, Elmer Powell, Sammy Powell, and Joey Townsend.
Harold Daniels, 80
Harold Dean Daniels, 80 of Franklin, Ohio died peacefully Monday morning Oct. 10, 2011. He was born in Stanton to Floyd and Emma Daniels on June 7, 1931 and graduated in 1949 from Powell County High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1951 and served during the Korean War on the flight deck of the USS Princeton. He was married to Linda L. Hughes on July 12, 1935 and they were very happily married until her death in 1998.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Linda, and a brother, Fred Daniels of North Carolina.
He is survived by two brothers, Robert Daniels of Franklin, Ohio and Larry Daniels of Stanton; his daughter Pamela Ann Strawsburg of Oakwood and his son, James Dean Daniels of Trenton; grandsons Robert (“RC” to his Papaw) Strawsburg of Oakwood, and Shelby and Colin (“CJ” to his Papaw) Daniels of Trenton. He will be missed by many other nephews and cousins, including especially Allan Daniels of Middletown with whom Harold was very close.
Harold was strong in the face of his illness, always focused on the happiness of his family and friends through his last day on earth. He will always be in our hearts and we will always love him.
A brief memorial service was held on Friday, Oct. 14 at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home. Burial took place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Butler County Memorial Park. Military services by Middletown Combined Honor Guard. Donations in lieu of flowers are encouraged to be made to Hospice of Dayton or his favorite charity, Boys Town National Headquarters, PO Box 6000, Boys Town, Nebraska 68010.
Martha Elam, 77
Martha Mae Elam, 77, of 180 East Church Street, Stanton, died on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at the residence of her daughter, Sharon and her husband Richard Lane, 560 Skinner Branch Road, Clay City. Born in Lee City, she was a daughter of the late William Goble and Martha Mae Mullins Elam. She was a member of Clay City First Church of Christ and a former factory employee of Continental Metal Specialty.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her once beloved husband, Richard Menifee Dunn; two brothers, Charles and Carl Elam and by one sister, Mary Ann Roberts.
Surviving relatives are three sons: David (Cathy) Dunn and Willard (Alma) Dunn both of Mt. Sterling, and Elmer Ray Dunn of Waco; five daughters: Mary Ann Thomas of Morehead, Karen (Ford) Manley of Owingsville, Barbara Hart of Morehead, Delma (Benny) Coley of Winchester and Sharon (Richard) Lane of Clay City; one brother, Harley (Betty) Elam of Cincinnati, OH; one sister, Faye Smith of Cincinnati, OH; 38 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Her funeral service were officiated by Rev. M. C. Rice and was held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at Hearne Funeral Home, Inc., Stanton. Interment followed in Stonegate Cemetery with James Manley, Stephen Branham, Josh Branham, Willard Dunn, Jr. and Brian Dunn having served as her active pallbearers. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome
Jean Martin, 74
Jean Carol Casey Martin, 74, of Landy Drive, Stanton, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at her residence. Born in Harrison County, she was a daughter of the late James Leland and Gladys Grayson Casey. She was a former executive editor for Anderson Law Book in Cincinnati, OH. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold Martin; a half brother, Leland E. Casey; two half sisters, Myra Nell Bruin and Alberta Hill and a nephew, Leland Casey, Jr. Graveside services were officiated by Rev. David Bowden on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2010 at Stanton Cemetery. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com