Peggy Strange, 93,
Peggy Townsend Strange, 93, widow of Leonard Strange, of Strange Hollow Road, Clay City, died July 16, 2010 at Clark Regional Medical Center, Winchester. Born in Harlan County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Polly Stewart Townsend. She was a homemaker who attended the Vaughns Mill First Church of God. In addition to her parents and husband she was also preceded in death by four sons, Garrett, James, Clendon and Harrison Strange and by one daughter, Margaret Strange.
Survivors include four sons, Doris “Dixie” Strange, Melvin (Betty) Strange, Truman Strange and Jerry Strange all of Clay City; four daughters¨ Janice (Roger) Centers and Helen (Melvin) Brewer, both of Clay City, Louise (Emory) Hobbs of Stanton, and Judy (Stanley) Combs of Jeffersonville; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services officiated by Bro. Ted Linkous were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 19, 2010 at Vaughns Mill First Church of God, Hardwicks Creek Road, Clay City. Burial was in the Elkins Cemetery, Happy Top Road, Clay City. Arrangements by Hearne Funeral Home, Inc. www.hearnefuneralhome.com
Mima Ellen Weber, 78
Mima Ellen Weber, 78, widow of the late William H. Weber, died July 16, 2010. She was born Feb. 13, 1932, daughter of the late Ruth Reed Powell.
Survivors include her children, William, Joyce, Randall and Leonard King and Amy Dearing; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a sister, Uneeda Phillips and the late Frieda Rose.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Craver-Riggs Funeral Home and Crematory, Milford, with burial at Goshen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to charity of choice. Condolences at craver-riggs.com
Alene Pitts, 72
Alene Helton Pitts, 72, 1418 Pecks Creek Road, wife of Harlan Pitts, died Saturday, July 17. She was born May 23, 1938 in Powell County to the late Shirley and Mila Fugate Helton.
Survivors include her husband, Harlan Pitts, Stanton; sons, Danny Pitts, Clay City and David Pitts, Stanton; daughters, Patty Anderson and Linda Pitts, both of Stanton, and Brenda Pitts, Jeffersonville; brother, Ray Helton, Stanton; sister, Shirley Ann Nickell, Hillsboro; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Tigger.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Terry Pitts.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 20 at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Paul Day with burial in Pitts Cemetery, Pecks Creek Road, Stanton.
Pallbearers were Randy Ledford, Greg Scott, Sam Faulkner, Richard Henderson, Dale Ledford, and Todd Pitts. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Yarber, Logan Arnold, Ray Helton, Eugene and Shirley Reed, Cat Creek Church, Ritchie Noble, Bill Nickell, Walter Anderson, Ricky Pingleton, and Staff of Hospice East. Visit guestbook at www.wellsfh.com
Austin Dale Faulkner, 78
Austin Dale Faulkner, 78, 100 Old Winchester Road, Clay City, Husband of Thelma Helton Faulkner, died Saturday, July 24 at VA Medical Center, Lexington. He was born Sept. 9, 1931 in Perry County to the late Austin Wilmont and Grace Dale Faulkner. He was a retired Toyota Manufacturing employee and a Korean War Veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Faulkner, Clay City; step-daughters, Donna and husband, Kenny Neal and Michelle and husband, Danny Allen, both of Stanton; step-son, Eddie and wife, Wanda Sizemore, Clay City; sisters, Mildred Jean Terry and Mary Lou Ashley, both of Lexington; nephews, Billy Dale and Michael Ashley, both of Lexington; and niece, Jeanne.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 27, at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home, Stanton by Rev. Max Molihan. Burial was at Faulkner Cemetery, Manning Road, Stanton.