Etta G. Bowen, 84
Etta Golden Bowen, 84, widow of Forrest Bowen, of Stanton, died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Powell County to the late Pleas and Louise Wireman Tipton. She was a member of Stanton Christian Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher and a member of the Women’s Missionary Circle. She was also a former member of the Powell County Homemakers Club.
She is survived by three sons: Gary and his wife Serena Bowen, Randy and his wife Shirley Bowen and John and his wife Ida Bowen all of Stanton; seven grandchildren: Rebecca and her husband Scott Wells, Pleasant and her husband Aaron Marsee, Lindsey and her husband Aaron Willoughby, Randy Kenny Bowen, John Patrick Bowen, Amanda Bowen and Julie Bowen; four great-grandchildren: Landon and Levi Wells, Emma and Emmitt Bowen; four sisters: Gladys and her husband Luther Trent of Okeechobee, Fla., Elizabeth Everman, Zanna Anderson and Yvonne and her husband Charles Martin all of Stanton and one brother, Morgan and his wife Dorothy Tipton of Stanton.
She was preceded in death by four brothers: Elbert Tipton, Hugh Tipton, Pleas Tipton, Jr. and Herbert Tipton and by three sisters: Minnie Tipton, Mary Lane and Opal Wicker.
Funeral service were officiated by Bro. David Bowden at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 at Stanton Christian Church, 100 West Church Street, Stanton. Burial followed in Stanton Cemetery with her nephews serving as her pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Inez Woodard, Melvin Atkinson, Denzil Ledford, Reva Townsend, Toby Drake, Ann Means, Teresa Kinser, Loreda Staton, Hazel Kalor and Don Hall. The family would like to thank Hospice East for their kindness and care during this time. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Stanton Christian Church or Hospice East.
Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Casey Banks, 18
Casey Lynn Banks, 18, 60 Graham Street, daughter of Tom Banks, died Thursday, Oct. 29. She was born Feb. 4, 1991 in Pontiac, Michigan to Tom Banks and the late Peggy Case Banks.
Survivors include her father, Tom Banks; brothers, Matthew Winowicki, Michigan, Andrew Winowicki, Michigan, Tommy Banks, Stanton, and Danny Potter, Michigan; sister, Amber Potter, Michigan; grandmother, Mildred Banks, Stanton. She was preceded in death by her mother, and grandfather, John Banks.
Services were held on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. George Sparks. Burial followed in Cat Creek Cemetery, Stanton.
Russell Hall, 79
Russell Hall, 79 of West Carrollton died on Thursday Oct. 29, 2009 at Sycamore Hospital. Russ was a member of St. Albert The Great Catholic Church, a Kentucky Colonel and on the Executive Committee of the Democratic Party in Estill County and was a Marine Corps veteran. He was born Aug. 14, 1930 to the late Roscoe and Dora (Case) Hall in Irvine.
Surviving is his wife of 56 years, Joan V. Hall; two sons and daughters-in-law Ron and Stephanie Hall and Jeff and Joanne Hall both of Kettering; four grandchildren Amy, Jeffrey, Stacy and Jilly; five great-grandchildren Ellie, Ariel, Gwyn, Shelby and Gabriel, three sisters Zelty Edwards of Dayton, Zelma Robbins, and Hassy Wright of Tennessee.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday Nov. 3, 2009 at 12 p.m. at St. Albert The Great Catholic Church at 3033 Far Hills Avenue in Kettering, Father Gary Aultz, celebrant. Burial followed at Evergreen Cemetery, West Carrollton.
Norman G. Hurley, 65
Norman Gene Hurley, 65, 1577 Frames Branch Road, husband of Wilma Sue Goodwin Hurley, died on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 at his home. He was born May 19, 1944 in Irvine to the late Jimmy and Sue Ellen Marcum Hurley.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma Hurley, Clay City; son, Glendon Darrell and wife, Lynn Hurley, Clay City; daughter, Lisa Jo and husband, Sandy Barnes, Irvine; brothers, Arnold and Chester Hurley, both of Irvine; sister, Lucille Mayfra, Irvine; grandchildren, Darla Sue Hurley, Glendon Darrell Hurley Jr., and Savanna Faye Barnes. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Archie Hurley, and sister, America Hurley.
Services were held Sunday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Wells Clay City Chapel by Rev. Paul and Beverly Arvin. Burial followed in Goodwin Cemetery, Clay City. Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Virgil O. Carroll, 89
Virgil Owen Carroll, 89, 55 Powells Valley Road, widower of Eunice Hollon Carroll, died Wednesday at his home. He was born July 8, 1920 in Wolfe County to the late Sampson B. and Eliza Payne Carroll. He was a World War II Army Veteran who earned a purple heart, a farmer, and a carpenter. He was a member of the West Bend Church of God.
Survivors include his son, James Edward Carroll, Clay City; brother, Dude Carroll, Florida; sister, Marie Pence, Germantown, Ohio; and a host of friends.
Services were held on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 2 p.m. at the Wells Clay City Chapel by Rev. George Sparks and Rev. Jimmy Clark. Burial followed in Resthaven Cemetery, Stanton with military honors.
Active pallbearers who served were Dwayne Jamison, Chas Joslin, Rick Fogarty, Ray Tipton, Jimmy Spencer, Brandon Rice, and Mike Reed. Honorary pallbearers were Benny Bryant, Dickie Rice, Sam Brown, James McGuire, Robert Rice, Ronnie Everman, Bill Holman, Delbert Clemmons, J. O. Briggs, Mike Briggs, and Rev. Jimmy Clark.
Wanda Shepherd, 61
Wanda Sizemore Shepherd, 61, of 1520 Manning Road, Stanton, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Born in Powell County, she was a daughter of the late Arnold Sizemore and Thelma Helton Sizemore Faulkner. She was a homemaker and a former factory employee.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one sister, Sherry Sizemore.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Christopher Shepherd; her mother, Thelma Faulkner and her stepfather, Austin Dale Faulkner of Clay City; one son, Dwayne (Jeannie) Burcham of California; one daughter, Lori (Wayne) Langford of Fingal Bay, NSW, Australia; one brother, Eddie (Wanda) Sizemore of Clay City; two sisters: Donna (Kenneth) Neal and Leah (Danny) Allen both of Stanton, and by six grandchildren.
Funeral services were officiated by Rev. Larry Mullins and held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at Hearne Funeral Home Chapel, 125 West College Avenue, Stanton. Burial followed in Stonegate Cemetery, Stanton, with Joe Robinson, Arnold Ledford, Jimmy Sizemore, Danny Allen, Kenny Neal and Matthew Langford serving as her pallbearers. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Rodney Wright, 77
Rodney Chaple Wright, 77, Cow Creek Road, died on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at his home. He was born June 13, 1932 in Middletown, Ohio to the late Robert Henry and Minnie Lou Reed Wright.
Survivors include his brother, Darrell Wright, Peru, Ind.; and sister, Ruby Cast, Hamilton, Ohio. Services were held on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m. at the Townsend Cemetery, Stanton. Burial was also in Townsend Cemetery, Stanton. Wells Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.