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Obituaries

JUNIOR GRANT LUTTRELL, 83, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Junior Grant Luttrell, 83, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Fair Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Jamestown.  

 

Junior was born in Casey County on May 17, 1938, son of the late Alvin and Mary E. Roy Luttrell.  He was a retired self-employed carpenter.

 

SURVIVOIRS:

1 daughter: Kelly Luttrell of Russell Springs

1 sister: Evelen Justice of Florida

1 grandson: Colt

Great-grandson: Ethan

 

Along with his parents, Junior was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Meece Luttrell, who passed away on May 23, 2008; his daughter, Tammy Wilson; 5 brothers: Delmer Luttrell, Welby Luttrell, Alvis Luttrell, Otis Luttrell and Eugene Luttrell; and a sister, Alice Luttrell.

 

Funeral Service: Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home

 

Burial: Wilkerson Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 11:00am on Thursday at Bernard Funeral Home

 

Pallbearers: Ethan Wilson, Tyler White, Tristen Burton, Kevin Burton, Kyle Henry and Jim Heathman.

 

Junior’s arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com

 

JOSEPH NEAL PAGE, 61, LOCKHART, TEXAS (FORMERLY OF ADAIR COUNTY)


Joseph Neal Page, 61, of Lockhart, Texas, formerly of Adair County, KY died Friday, January 21, 2022 at Seton Hays Hospital in Kyle, Texas


He was a member of Community Baptist Church in San Marcos, Texas and a Respiratory Therapist. 

 

He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Ray Page and his brother, Huston Ray Page.

 

SURVIVORS:

His wife: Trena Butts Page of Lockhart, Texas

His mother: Jeanette Bennett Page of Columbia

2 daughters: Samantha White (Corey) of Lawrenceburg, KY and Shawnakae Lively of Texas

2 sistersl: Connie Cheatham and Alice Turner (James), both of Columbia

2 grandchildren: Kyle White & Ashtin Lively (and expecting Little Joseph White in June)

Several other relatives & friends

 

Funeral service: Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Bruce Coonce and Bro. Steve Martin officiating

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Saturday

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

BRENT ALLEN OLLERY, 61, COLUMBIA, KY


Brent Allen Ollery, 61, of Columbia, KY died Sunday, January 23, 2022 at TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

 

He was preceded in death by his father, Turner “Skeezix” Ollery and a brother, Mike Ollery.

 

SURVIVORS:

His mother: Patricia McLean Rucker of Columbia

1 brother & 2 sisters-in-law: Darrell & Donna Ollery and Melanie Ollery all of Columbia

2 nieces & 1 nephew: Lindsay (Steven) Breeding, Lauren Ollery and Noah Ollery

Several other relatives & friends

 

The family has chosen Cremation and a private service will be held.

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

DAVID LEE SHARPE, 76, COLUMBIA, KY

 
David Lee Sharpe, 76, of Columbia, KY died Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Summit Manor Nursing Home. He was born in Columbia, KY on January 25, 1945 to the late Vanus Lee and Josephine Gadberry Sharpe.
 
Mr. Sharpe was a member of the Egypt Christian Church. David was very proud of his family and his farm that he worked daily. When he wasn’t farming he enjoyed antique cars and tractors and spending time with his family and friends.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 siblings: Samuel Preston Sharpe, James Irvin Sharpe and Mary Odean Sharpe Loy and a great-grandson, Hayden Popplewell.
 
SURVIVORS
His wife of 58 years: Janet Grider Sharpe of Columbia, KY
5 children: Becky Chapman (Joe), Kim Wilson, Susan Pollard (Troy) and Woody Sharpe (Traci) all of Columbia, KY and Chrissie Posey (Brad) of Greensburg, KY
9 grandchildren: Ashleigh Popplewell of Las Vegas, Nevada, Chris Sharpe (Becky), Brittany Klingberg (Kurt), Jordan Hodges (Ty), Emma Pollard, Tate Sharpe and Anna Beth Sharpe all of Columbia, KY and Josephine and Lily Posey both of Greensburg, KY
5 great-grandchildren: Brynlee and Colton Sharpe, Hillary and Benson Klingberg and Maizee Rae Hodges
Sister-in-law: Mary Sharpe of Indiana
2 nephews: Chuck Sharp (Mary) of Columbia, KY and Danny Sharp (Darlene) of Phoenix, AZ
2 nieces: Janet Parrish and Carolyn Hale (Anthony) both of Columbia, KY
Several other friends & relatives
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Patton and Bro. Dean Morris officiating. Cremation will follow the service.  
 
Visitation: Wednesday from 4:00-8:00pmCT and on Thursday morning until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
 
Honorary pallbearers: Tony Loy, Vince Pfefferman, Darrell Loy, Kasey Loy, Greg Willis, Jimmy Bennett and Trevor Foster
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 

MILLIE NEAL, 63, JAMESTOWN, KY

 

Millie Neal, 63, of Jamestown, KY passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 at her residence. She was born in Jamestown, KY on November 10, 1958, a daughter of the late Rosetta (Silar) and Ezra Neal. 

SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Millie Carol Smith-Neal of Jamestown, KY
1 sister: Carolyn Neal of Jamestown, KY
2 brothers: Harry Neal of Clarksville, TN and Jimmie Neal of Jamestown, KY

 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, David Neal. 

Funeral Service: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 1:00pmCT at the Jamestown Church of the Nazarene with Bro. Brian Fudge and Bro. Richard Morgan officiating

Visitation: After 11/30amCT on Wednesday at the Jamestown Church of the Nazarene. 
 
Family ask everyone attending to please wear a mask. 

Interment: Rexroat Cemetery in Jamestown, KY

H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown is in charge of the arrangements.
 

DWIGHT KERNS, 68, JAMESTOWN, KY

 

Dwight Kerns, 68, of Jamestown, KY, passed away Friday, January 21, 2022 in Russell Springs, KY. He was born in Russell Springs, KY on April 22, 1953, a son of the late Lois (Hill) and Forest Kerns.

 

Dwight served in the U.S. Marines and later worked in construction. 

 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 3 brothers: Albert, Barney, and Ricky Kerns and 2 sisters: Jenny Kerns and Jeanette Doss.

 

SURVIVORS:
His wife: Bonnie (Owens) Kerns of Jamestown, KY
1 daughter: Tanya Moore (Troy) of Russell Springs, KY
1 son: Eric Kerns (Trena) of Somerset, KY
2 sisters: Shirley Wilson of Russell Springs, KY and Loretta Smith of Jamestown, KY
3 brothers: Fred Kerns of Columbia, KY; Joe Kerns and Paul Kerns, both of Russell Springs, KY
4 grandchildren: Allison Kerns, Grant Kerns, Jessica Renfro, and Jeron Moore
1 great-grandson: Eastin Moore
A host of nieces, nephews, & friends


Funeral Service: Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 2:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Phillip Miller officiating

 

Visitation: After 11:00amCT on Sunday at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel

 

The family ask that anyone attending visitation and/or the funeral service, please wear a mask.

 

ELSIE SUE (CHANDLER) BRAY, 81, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Elsie Sue (Chandler) Bray, 81, of Columbia, KY passed from this life on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. She was born on July 16, 1940 to the late Chib and Martha (Miller) Chandler.

 
She was a homemaker and of the Christian faith. 
   
SURVIVORS:
8 children: Dannie Bray & wife Christine and Ricky Bray & wife Angie, both of Campbellsville, KY; Karen Overstreet & husband Jimmy, Bobby Bray & wife Deedra, and Bill Bray & wife Lisa, all of Knifley, KY; Joe Bray & wife Tracy of Greensburg, KY, Tina Coffman & husband Joe of Dayton, Tennessee; and Missy Gibson & husband Lester of Cleveland, Tennessee
31 grandchildren & 41 great-grandchildren
A host of other family & friends
   
Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by 4 children: Peggy, Darlene, Kathy, and Betty and 6 siblings.
 
Funeral Service: Monday, January 24, 2022 at 1:00pmET (12:00pmCT) in the chapel of L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY with Bro. Danny Osborne officiating
 
Burial: Robinson Chapel Cemetery
   
Visitation: After 11:00amET (10:00amCT) on Monday at the funeral home
 
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the "Donations" tab on the L.R. Petty website.
 

BARBARA FRANKLIN SINCLAIR, 78, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Barbara Franklin Sinclair, 78, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia, KY. She was born in Columbia, KY on February 28, 1943 to the late Samuel E. and Nancy Alice Estes Franklin.  

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvist Lee “Pee Wee” Sinclair and a brother, Jerry Lee Franklin.

 

Barbara was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and enjoyed flower gardening, watching hummingbirds and spending time with family and friends.

 

SURVIVORS:

3 children: Debbie Sinclair and Kenny Sinclair both of Columbia, KY and Lea Ann Hilton (Bill) of Coxs Creek, KY

6 grandchildren: Melanie Gilpin, Waynaria Sinclair, Jordan Tyler Sinclair, Austin Lee Sinclair, Kyle Burton and Hannah Price

5 great-grandchildren: Jackson, Kylie, Allie Mae and Hunter Lee Sinclair and Evelyn Madison Burton

Sister-in-law: Anita Corbin Franklin of Columbia 

4 nephews: Jeremy Franklin of Nashville, TN, Mark Franklin of Columbia, KY, Timmy Franklin of Columbia, KY and Larry Sinclair of Louisville, KY

1 niece: Cheryl Kanaly of Louisville, KY

Special friend: Vickie Gilpin

 

Funeral service: Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home 

 

Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery

 

Visitation: Saturday after 12:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

 

BARRY ALAN REEVES, 61, LEBANON, KY

 

Barry Alan Reeves, 61, of Lebanon, KY, died at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon on Monday January 17, 2022. He was born in Fort Knox, KY on March 8, 1960 to Donald and Eva Reeves. 

 

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville. He graduated from Green County High School in 1979 and enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard. Barry was most recently employed with 4M Building Products at TG Kentucky. 

 

Barry was preceded in death by his father, William Donald Reeves and stepfather, Thomas Curry.

 

SURVIVORS:

His mother: Eva Reeves Curry

3 children: Cara Grider (Jason) of Columbia, KY, Christy Rattliff of Lebanon, KY and Dylan Reeves of Hazard, KY

2 sisters: Tammy Reeves Davis (Jeff) of Greensburg, KY and Tara Reeves Nepper (Steve) of Fairlawn, Virginia

1 brother: Thomas Curry Jr. of Greensburg, KY

5 grandchildren: Charity Grace Matney, Leland Reeves, Zachary Reeves, JoJo Matney, and Michael Cortie

His fiancé: Catherine Marie Brown

3 aunts: Jane Fudge of Campbellsville, KY; Ruth (Gary) Larmon of Branson, MO; and Nancy Reeves of Springfield, MO

Several nieces & nephews

A host of other relatives & friends
 

Walk-through Visitation: Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 5:00pm-8:00pmCT at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg

 

The family is requiring that masks be worn when inside the funeral home.

 

Committal Service: Monday, January 24, 2022 at 11:30amCT at the Lebanon National Cemetery with full Military Honors provided by the Marion County Veteran’s Honor Guard

 

The family has requested expressions of sympathy be donations to Friends of Green River Lake or to the Green County High School Fishing Team. These can be made at the funeral home.

 

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

PAULETTE BRAY, 67, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Paulette Bray, 67, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Russell County Hospital. Born on February 19, 1954 in Columbia, KY, she was daughter of the late Elza and O’Della Burton Johnson. 

 

Paulette was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of Clear Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Her family will always remember her as someone who just loved to have fun and enjoyed making people laugh.

 

In addition to her parents, Paulette was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Sue Bray; two brothers: Tommy Johnson and Bobby Johnson; and three sisters: Ruby Pike, Sharon Johnson, and Priscilla Johnson.

 

SURVIVORS:

Her husband of 50 years: Evert “Junior” Bray of Russell Springs, KY

1 son: Jerry Bray of Somerset, KY

2 daughters: Debbie Bray (James Scaggs) and Betty (Allen) McQueary, both of Russell Springs, KY

2 brothers: Lee (Hester) Johnson and George (Sheila) Johnson, both of Russell Springs, KY

10 grandchildren: Cameron (and Skyler) Bray, Marcus Harrison, Bethany Harrison, Hunter McQueary, Austin McQueary, Trey Ashley, Justin Bray, Jared Bray, Jace Scaggs, and Braylee Scaggs

1 great-grandchild: Xavier Bray


 

Funeral Service: Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 10:00amCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Taylor officiating

 

Burial: Clear Springs Cemetery

 

Visitation: Friday, January 21, 2022 from 5:00pm-8:00pmCT and Saturday after 8:00amCT at Bernard Funeral Home

 

Pallbearers: Jerry Bray, Allen McQueary, Hunter McQueary, Austin McQueary, C.J. Bray, James Scaggs, and Jace Scaggs

 

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

Funeral arrangements for Paulette are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.

 

JAMES CHARLES KELSEY, 77, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

James Charles Kelsay, 77, of Russell Springs, KY died Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Russell County Hospital. He was born May 23, 1944 in Adair County, KY to the late James Lester and Elzora Corbin Kelsay. 

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Fulkerson and 2 great-grandchildren.

 

He retired after 29 years with the Edinburgh, Indiana Police Department, a former firefighter and EMT in Edinburgh, attended Calvary Baptist Church and was currently employed by Stephens Pipe and Steel.

 

SURVIVORS:

His wife: Lisa D. Sipes Kelsay of Russell Springs, KY

1 daughter: Pamela Sizemore (Gilbert) of Columbus, Indiana

2 sons: Steven Kelsay (Olga) of Taylorsville, Indiana and Shawn (Whitney) Kelsay of Columbus, Indiana

2 step-children: Jeremy Coffey of Russell Springs, KY and Sunshine (Ray) Williams of Fairland, Indiana

3 brothers: Albert Eugene Kelsay (Mindy) of Edinburgh, Indiana, Joe Todd Butler of Russell Springs, KY and David L. Butler of Columbia, KY

13 grandchildren & 10 great-grandchildren

Several other relatives & friends

 

Funeral Service: Friday, January 21, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Elbert Hadley officiating

 

Burial: Freedom Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 4:00 P.M. Thursday

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

C.G. SCOTT, 77, COLUMBIA, KY

 

C.G. Scott, 77, of the Bennett Ridge community in Adair County, KY died Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Green Hill Manor in Greensburg, KY. He was born February 22, 1944 in Adair County to the late James Albert & Zada Mae Bennett. 

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Fay Scott, one brother, L V Scott and one sister, Lorene Bragg.

 

C.G. was a member of Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church and a retired farmer.

 

SURVIVORS:

His wife: Mary Louise Montgomery Scott of Bennett Ridge

1 son: Tony Scott (Angie) of Greensburg

3 grandsons: Conner, Curt and Carson Scott all of Greensburg

1 sister: Audrey Cornett of Ohio

Several other relatives & friends

 

Funeral Service: Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Wayne Sexton officiating

 

Burial: Moore Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Saturday

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

LARRY "TWO" DIXON, 72, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Larry “Two” Dixon, 72, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, January 18, 2022 in Columbia. He was born in Louisville, KY on December 7, 1949 to the late Morris K. and Leona Huffman Dixon. 
 
Mr. Dixon was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church and retired after 26 years from the Army Reserves Unit 5010 in Louisville, KY where he attained the rank of SFC.  Larry was known as charismatic and never met a stranger, he was an avid hunter, trapper and he enjoyed tanning hides of the animals he trapped.  He also enjoyed antiquing and photography. 
 
In adddition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard “Dick” Dixon. 
 
SURVIVORS:
His wife Margaret “Meg” Dixon of Columbia, KY
1 sister: Cindy Oglesby (Bud) of Simpsonville, KY 
Several nieces, nephews, cousins and other friends & relatives
 
Local Visitation: Monday, January 24, 2022 from 1:00-3:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 1:00pmET at Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY with Father Pat Dolan officiating
  
Visitation: Wednesday from 11:00am-1:00pmET at Ratterman and Sons Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Pennsylvania Run Cemetery
 
Pallbearers: John Duncan, Stephen McFall, Dale Shafer, Mike Shafer, Jerry Payne, Terry Payne and Tom Grimes

 

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

SHELDON RAY BARRETT, 79, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Sheldon Ray Barrett, 79, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Russell County Hospital. He was born October 12, 1942 in Winslow, Indiana, a son of the late Thelda Drew Barrett and Riley Barrett.
 
Ray attended Winslow High School, and then went on to play basketball at Oakland City University. He served as a police officer with Russell Springs and Jamestown Police Departments, was a former Russell County Deputy Jailer, served as a Russell Springs City Councilmember, Police Commissioner, and Russell Springs City Park Commissioner. He loved coaching Little League baseball and basketball. He attended the Solid Rock Tabernacle Church in Russell Springs. Ray enjoyed Thoroughbred horse racing and was very involved in car sales and auctions and enjoyed playing cards.
 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 2 brothers: D.C. and Tom Barrett and 3 sisters: Wanda Ramache, Thelma Jean Austin and Hyla Wathem. 
 
SURVIVORS:
His wife: Janice Blair Barrett
2 daughters: Lana Schmett (Dean) of Evansville, IN and Amy Leach (Robert) of Anderson, IN
3 step-children: Diana Porter, Darrin Blair (Melissa) and Kenny Luttrell all of Russell Springs, KY
Special granddaughter: Chelsea Potts; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren
Several nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 2:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Darrin Blair officiating
 
Visitation: After 12:00pmCT on Sunday at Wilson Funeral Home
 
Interment: Martin Cemetery at Petersburg, Indiana
 
Expressions of sympathy are requested to be in a form of a contribution to Martin Cemetery and may be left at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs or Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, Indiana
 
Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

SHANNON LEA WEST, 40, VERSAILLES, KY (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY)

 

Shannon Lea West, 40, of Versailles, KY passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at the U.K. Hospital in Lexington, KY. She was born May 28, 1981 in Columbia, KY, the daughter of Jackie West and Patricia Evans West of Russell Springs, KY.

 

Shannon was a Re-entry Coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Corrections and attended Main Street Church of God.

 

SURVIVORS:

Her parents: Jackie and Patricia West of Russell Springs, KY
1 Brother: Brian West (Cindy) of Russell Springs, KY
Nephew: Terence West

Niece: Paisley West
 
Funeral Service: Friday, January 21, 2022 at 2:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY
 
Visitation: Friday, January 21, 2022 from 10:00am-2:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home

Interment: Bernard Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

RICHARD WILLIAM BRYANT, 88, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Richard William Bryant, 88, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Born on December 23, 1933 in Russell County, KY, he was a son of the late Timothy Bryant and Eliza Grider Gasper. 
 
Richard was a retired construction worker and tobacco farmer. He was a US Army Veteran and a member of Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church.
 
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald John Gasper; and one sister, Rozella Richards.
 
SURVIVORS: 
2 sons: Chris Bryant and Nathan Bryant, both of Russell Springs, KY
2 daughters: Shanna Bryant of Columbia, KY and Rhonda Bryant-Marsh (Scott) of Lexington, KY
1 grandson: Elijah Bryant of Columbia, KY
2 stepbrothers: Alex John Gasper (Fonda) of Florida and Jimmy Gasper (Susan)  of Louisville, KY
1 step-sister: Sandy Thrasher (Mike) of Hartford, Connecticut
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny Kimbler officiating
 
Burial: Richards Cemetery with military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard
 
Visitation: After 11:00amCT on Thursday at Bernard Funeral Home
 
The family of Mr. Bryant requests that everyone in attendance (for the visitation and funeral service) please wear masks/facial coverings.
 
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 

LORRAINE "RAINY" ROBERTSON JONES, 73, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Lorraine “Rainy” Robertson Jones, 73, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at Russell County Hospital. Born on March 30, 1948 in Russell County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Kermit and Odell Foley Robertson. 
 
Rainy was a homemaker and a retired dairy farmer. She was a member of New Friendship United Baptist Church and attended Dunnville First Baptist Church. Rainy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She was known throughout the area as being the best cook around. Rainy was a big animal lover, especially cats, dogs, and horses. She and her husband, Johnny, enjoyed racing their horses in their spare time. 
 
In addition to her parents, Rainy was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Priscilla Jones; her sister-in-law, Helen Robertson; and her father-in-law, Rollin Jones. 
 
SURVIVORS:
Her husband: Johnny Jones of Russell Springs, whom she wed on November 28, 1967
1 son: Scott Jones of Russell Springs
1 daughter: Tiffany Lakes of Danville
5 grandchildren: Jeremy (Keli) Jones, Trina Jones, Tabatha Jones, Trace Lakes, and Trayden Lakes
2 great-grandchildren: Brody Jones and Rudy Jones
4 brothers: Mike (Bonnie) Robertson of Russell Springs, Mitchell (Debra) Robertson of Russell Springs, Walter Robertson of Russell Springs, and Terry (Gail) Robertson of Jamestown
2 sisters: Beverly (Brent) Kelsey of Russell Springs and Brenda (Larry) Smith of Jamestown
Her mother-in-law: Norma Jones of Jamestown
 
Funeral Service: Friday, January 21, 2022 at 10:00amCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Richie Curtis and Bro. John Bennett officiating
 
Burial: Jones Family Cemetery
 
Visitation: Thursday from 5:00pm-8:00pmCT and on Friday after 8:00amCT 
 
Pallbearers: Scott Jones, Jeremy Jones, Mike Robertson, Mitchell Robertson, Walter Robertson, and Terry Robertson. 
 
Rainy’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com. 

JOY LOU CARDWELL, 69, MIDDLESBORO, KY (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL COUNTY)

 

Joy Lou Cardwell, 69, of Middlesboro, KY (formerly of Russell Springs, KY) died Thursday, January 13, 2022. She was born October 2, 1952, the daughter of the late Garfield and Alma Gosser of Russell County, KY.

 

She was a retired business teacher and FBLA sponsor from Russell County High School. 

 

SURVIVORS:

Her husband: Bill Cardwell of Middlesboro, KY

1 son: William Henry Cardwell (Leah) of Russell Springs, KY

1 daughter:  A.T. Young (David) of Middlesboro, KY

1 brother: Larry Gosser (Rita)

2 sisters: Jane Johnson and Linda McFarland (Kenny), both of Russell Springs, KY
 

Memorial Service: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 5:00pmET with Dr. William Boyd Bingham officiating

 

Visitation: Tuesday from 3:00pm-5:00pmET at Binghamtown Baptist Church


LOCAL SERVICE: The family will receive friends in Russell Springs, KY on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Russell Springs United Methodist Church from 10:00am-11:00amCT. A Memorial Service will follow at 11:00amCT.

 

The family requests that everyone wear masks.


The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in Joy’s honor to the Gateway Christian School, 1 Gateway Drive, Middlesboro, KY 40965.


Green Hills Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

ANNA CHAPMAN, 62, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Anna Chapman, 62, of Jamestown, KY passed away Monday, January 17, 2022 at Russell County Hospital. She was born February 22, 1959 in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Carlous Chapman and Dorothy Knight Chapman of Jamestown, KY (who survives).
 
Anna was a housekeeper for Lake Cumberland State Dock and was of the Church of Christ faith.
 
SURVIVORS:
Her mother: Dorothy Knight Chapman of Jamestown, KY
1 sister: Kay Halcomb of Jamestown, KY
2 brothers: Jackie Chapman of Columbia, KY and Wayne Chapman of Jamestown, KY
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 1:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Phillip Miller officiating
 
Visitation: After 10:00amCT on Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home
 
Interment: Jack Lawless Cemetery in Jamestown, KY
 
Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

J.C. BEAN, 89, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
J.C. Bean, 89, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY. Born on August 8, 1932 in Adair County, KY, he was a son of the late Clarence and Christine Young Bean. 
 
J.C. was the owner and operator of Bean’s Truck Bodies and later owned and operated an autobody repair shop. He also loved to raise a vegetable garden. J.C. was a member of Fairview Baptist Church and a Veteran of the United States Air Force.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Glenna Maxine Smith Bean, whom passed away July 24, 2020; two brothers: Phillip Bean and Ronnie Bean, and one sister, Euline Tabor.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: John David Bean of Hendersonville, Tennessee
2 daughters: Janet Stearns (Todd) of Jamestown, KY; Donna Bean of Russell Springs, KY
2 grandsons: Jared Stearns & Justin Stearns
1 brother: Bradley Bean (Becky) of Louisville, KY
2 sisters: Jean McClister of Florida; Brenda Nokes of Columbia, KY
A host of nieces & nephews 
 
Funeral Service: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Mullins officiating
 
Burial: Fairview Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 10:00amCT on Tuesday at Bernard Funeral Home
 
Pallbearers: Jared Stearns, Justin Stearns, Gary Cain, Jim Cain, Ted Cain, and Ross Morgan.
 
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

BRENDA JASPER, 71, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Brenda Jasper, 71, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Friday, January 14, 2022 at Russell County Hospital. She was born October 19, 1950 in Montgomery, Alabama, the daughter of the late  Archie Kimbler and Edna Alley Kimbler.
 
Brenda was a Certified Nurse’s Assistant and a homemaker. 
 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Mike Kimbler.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Roger Jasper of Russell Springs, KY
2 Sons: Scott Jasper of Columbia, KY and Matt Jasper of Russell Springs, KY
1 Sister: Sandy Burris of Danville, KY
1 Brother: Roger Kimbler of Columbia, KY
3 grandchildren & 4 great-grandchildren 
 
A private service will be held at a later date. 
 
Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

RONALD CLAY DURHAM, 76, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Ronald “Ronnie” Clay Durham, 76, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Russell County Hospital.

 

SURVIVORS:

4 daughters: Pamela Durham and Jacklyn Durham, both of Russell County; Tammy Sue Bradshaw of Adair County; and Amanda Durham of Campbellsville

 

FUNERAL SERVICE:  Monday, January 17, 2022 at 2:00pmET at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville

 

VISITATION: Sunday, January 16, 2022 from 5:00pm-8:00pmET at Auberry Funeral Home

 

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy be taken the form of donations toward the funeral expenses and can be made at the funeral home.

 

 

WANDA WHITE, 55, COLUMBIA, KY


Wanda White, better known as Lucy Campbell, 55, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was born January 23, 1966 in Joliet, Illinois to the late John and Lena Hoover Campbell.

 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Campbell and 2 sisters: Judy Campbell and Barbara Hardin.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 sister: Helen Phillips (Jim) of Columbia

6 brothers: Eugene Campbell (Debra) of Joliet, Illinois, Roy Campbell (Natalie) of Russell Springs, John Campbell (Beverly) of Nashville, Indiana, Ronald Campbell of Nashville, Indiana, David Campbell of Russell Springs and James Campbell of Lemont, Illinois

Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Special friend: Mike Gilpin of Columbia

 

Funeral service: Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Withers officiating

 

Burial: Lewis Cemetery in the Chance community

 

Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Saturday

 

Casket Bearers: Mike Schorman, Darrell Phillips, Steve Phillips, Josh Westray, Evans Momanyi, Taylor Kelley

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

LINDA CARROLL HICKS GENTRY, 73, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Linda Carroll Hicks Gentry, 73, of Russell Springs, KY died at her home on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 following a long battle with multiple health issues. Linda, known by “Beautiful Star”, her Cherokee name, was born in New Liberty of Owen County, KY on June 9, 1948.
 
Linda was a member of Scenic View Church of Christ; a member of the Order of the Eastern Star; a Kentucky Colonel; a member of the Sunset Homemakers; and a member of the National Arbor Day Foundation. She was a retired nurse from Russell County Hospital.  
 
Preceding her in death are a set of twin boys; 2 daughters; her father, Chester Hicks; her mother, Lottie Jean Hicks Lee; a sister, Cheryl Harris; a brother, Wesley Hicks; 1 sister, Beth White; and a granddaughter, Ayla Jo Marcum.
 
SURVIVORS: 
1 son: David Ree Gentry (Karen) of Sparta, KY
2 daughters: Della Ann Collins of Nancy, KY and Alice Marie Marcum (Jeff) of Russell Springs, KY
8 grandchildren & 8 great-grandchildren
2 sisters: Betty Shearer (Jr.) of Russell Springs, KY and Eva Cozine (Randy) of Sparta, KY
1 brother: Ray Stull (Diana) of Crittenden, KY
 
Graveside Service: Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 4:00pmCT at the Beautiful Star Cemetery, 468 Breeding Road, Russell Springs, KY with Ada Lawson and Bro. Garrett Crawford officiating
 
Visitation: After 2:00pmCT on Thursday at the Beautiful Star Cemetery
 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Food Pantry of Russell County, the Russell County Homemakers’ Sunset Club or to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.
 
Active pallbearers: Colton Collins, Luke Collins, Dustin Shearer, Ethan Hale, Jameson Keen and Mathew Smith
 
Honorary pallbearers: Jr. Shearer, Jeff Marcum, Alice Marcum and Della Collins
 
Linda’s arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online obituary is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.
 

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