William Ralph Warriner, 82, of Jamestown, KY died Wednesday, January 30, 2019. He was born June 11, 1936 in Russell Springs, KY, a son of the late Rufus and Dorothy (Gaskins) Warriner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Reba Pierce Warriner; 1 daughter: Joyce Popplewell; 1 son: Jerry Warriner; 7 brothers: Clifton, Buford, Arnold, Dewey, Hulen, JR, and Larry Warriner.
Mr. Warriner was a minister.
3 sons: Barry Warriner & Ralph Warriner of Russell Springs, KY; Ricky Warriner of Jamestown, KY
3 daughters: Linda Popplewell & Vertie Moton of Jamestown, KY; Wanda Witham of Cincinnati, OH
1 brother: Gary Warriner of Jamestown, KY
2 sisters: Janet Grider of Somerset, KY; Lavonna Sullivan of Russell Springs, KY
17 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren
A host of nieces & nephews
Funeral Service: Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 1:30pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Pastor Donald Brown officiating
Burial: Collins-Warriner Cemetery in Jamestown, KY
Visitation: After 5:00pmCT on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the funeral home
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Janette Ellen Zieg Furkin, 95, died peacefully on January 26, 2019 in Campbellsville, KY. Born in Randolph, Nebraska on August 25, 1923, she was the youngest child and only daughter of Joseph L. Zieg and Nell Kennedy Zieg.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her older brothers, Raymond Gene Zieg and Jack Zieg. On August 18, 1943, she married James C. “Perk” Furkin, who also predeceased her. They were married for 65 years.
3 children: James Furkin of Campbellsville, KY; Tana Cooke of Bonita Springs, Florida; Scott Furkin (Mary Pace) of Louisville, KY
Having professed faith in Christ at an early age, she was an Elder of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and a longtime member of Bethel First Presbyterian Church. Known as “Miss Janette” to several generations, she operated Campbellsville Kindergarten at the church for more than 25 years. Each school day began with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance and the students were taught the alphabet, numbers, colors and other basics along with important socialization skills such as how to share and work cooperatively with others.
As a co-owner of Top Hat Caterers, she applied her creativity and culinary skills to produce memorable receptions, parties and events, spreading hospitality across central Kentucky for nearly 25 years. She was a proud Kentucky Colonel.
Among the first generation of American women born with suffrage, she took an interest in public affairs and always exercised her right to vote, including in the most recent election where she voted by absentee ballot. For 20 years, she worked at the polls every primary and general election day.
A member of the “Greatest Generation,” she shared its common values – duty, honor, economy, courage, service, love of God, family and country and, above all, responsibility for oneself. She saw the good in everyone, smiled even in the midst of adversity and reveled in the company of family and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00pm-8:00pmET on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home and after 10:00amET on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00amET on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville by Rev. Jim Murphy
ENTOMBMENT: Brookside Mausoleum
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO BETHEL FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OR KOSAIR CHARITIES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ, attended Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, and was a former bookkeeper.
She united in marriage to Billie Gene Fields on March 24, 1956 who preceded her in death on March 3, 2010.
2 sons: Barry Fields of Bowling Green, KY; Mark Fields of Alabama
7 grandchildren: Mia Fields, Maison Fields, Zach Fields, Olivia Fields, Rachel Fields, Isaac Fields, and Luke Fields
1 great-grandchild: Conner
1 sister: Nancy Cooper of Alabama
A host of other relatives & friends
Visitation: 4:00-8:00pmCT on Tuesday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and from 7:00am-11:00amCT Wednesday
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, which can be made at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg, KY.
For online condolences log onto: www.cowherdandparrott.com.
Alta C. (Sparks) Crawley, 92, of Campbellsville, KY passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Summit Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Cumberland County on November 11, 1926 to the late Talmage and Bobie (Traylor) Sparks.
She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Preston Sparks and Howard Sparks; 1 sister, Maxine Cole; and 1 daughter-in-law, Laura Jo Buckles.
Mrs. Crawley had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church. As a young lady, she met and fell in love with Mr. Herman Crawley, and they married on December 28, 1946. They remained a devoted couple until his death in 1990.
She enjoyed quilting and gardening, and was a children's Sunday School teacher along with Laverne Stone for over 40 years at her church.
3 children: Stephen Crawley & wife Lora of Campbellsville; Charles Crawley of Campbellsville; Charlotte Grider of Columbia
4 grandchildren: Jason Grider & wife Deanna, Brent Grider & wife Courtney, Cara Benningfield & husband John, and Dana Bibelhauser & husband Brandon
6 great-grandchildren: Bailey, Harper, Cohen, Loralie, Levi, and Cedar
Several extended family members & close friends
Funeral Service: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY with Bro. Tony Franklin officiating
Burial: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Visitation: Tuesday, January 29, from 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Pallbearers: Jason Grider, Bailey Grider, Brent Grider, Brandon Bibelhauser, John Benningfield & Barry Parsons
Avery L Rubarts, 92, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bowling Green, KY. Born February 1, 1926 in Casey County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Ervin Wesley Brown and Lidia Louise Lawhorn Brown.
Avery, together with her husband of 55 years, Omer Carl, lived many years in Dunnville, KY prior to moving to Russell Springs, KY. She lived independently for the last 18 years.
Avery was a homemaker and enjoyed her flowers, yard and gardening work. She placed her membership with Green River Valley Separate Baptist Church at an early age.
1 brother-in-law: Lowell Allen
3 nieces: Brenda McKinney, Linda Leech & Judy Atkinson
2 nephews: Bryan Allen & Dale Propes
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by 2 brothers: Earl Brown & Ray Brown, and 5 sisters: Arlie Haggard, Gladys Propes, Louise Allen, Stella Brown & Arnie Brown.
Funeral Service: 1:00pmET on Friday, January 25, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Patton and Bro. Randy Brown officiating
Burial: Antioch Cemetery
Visitation: 11:00am-1:00pmET on Friday, January 25, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available at www.mckinney-brown.com.
In Lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Antioch Cemetery, c/o Thelma Haggard, 972 Haggard Road, Liberty, KY 42539.
Sue Pittman, 76, of Liberty, KY passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at St. Joe East. She was born in Liberty, KY on October 31, 1942 a daughter of the late Clement and Nora Campbell Carman.
Sue was the widow of Corbitt Shannon Pittman who passed away on February 27th, 2008.
Sue was retired from General Motors.
3 Daughters: Karen (Mark) Quinlan of Mooresville, IN; Sharon (Eddie) Coatney of Stilesville, IN; Leisha (Frank) Manges of Indianapolis, IN
10 Granchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren,
2 Sisters: Judy Fancher of Indianapolis, IN; Jody Salyers of Waynesburg, KY
1 Brother: J.C. Carman of Liberty, KY
Preceding her in death besides her parents and spouse, was 1 daughter, Connie Shannon Pittman and 1 sister, Betty Lou Overstreet.
Visitation: 6:00pm-9:00pmET on Thursday, January 24, 2019 and after 8:00amET on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Service: 2:00pmET on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Bailey officiating
Burial: Rainey Cemetery
Murrell Phillippe, 83, of the Walltown community in Casey County, KY passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Casey County Hospital in Liberty, KY. Murrell was born Sunday, April 7, 1935 at home in Casey County, he was the son of the late William F. “Bill” and Clatie Owens Phillippe.
His loving wife, whom he married July 3, 1971, is Reba Hatter Phillippe of Walltown. Murrell was a farmer, and in his spare time he enjoyed hunting rabbits, coons and squirrels, and loved playing Rook.
In addition to his wife, Murrell leaves behind one sister, Opal Phillippe Ellison of Milan, Indiana; one brother, Earl Phillippe (May) of Osgood, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends who mourn his passing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers, Hobert, Ted, JT, Joe, Hayden, Paul and Mack Phillippe; two sisters, Lucille and Pearl Phillippe.
Funeral Service: 1:00pmET on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Stephens and Bro. Lynville Hatter officiating
Burial: Dunham Cemetery
Visitation: 11:00am-1:00pmET on Friday at the funeral home
Memorial Contributions suggested to the Murrell Phillippe Memorial Fund, c/o Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home, PO Box 67, Waynesburg KY 40489.
Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home, Waynesburg, is entrusted with Murrell’s arrangements. Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com
Brenda Wilson Loveless, 70, of Russell Springs, KY died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at her home. She was born January 30, 1948 in Russell County to the late Everett & Dona Wells Wilson.
Edith Snow age 87, of Liberty, KY passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Liberty Care Center. She was born in Kings Mountain, KY on November 20, 1931 a daughter of the late Owen Oscar Napier and Ethel Martin Napier.
Edith was the widow of Earl Snow.
Edith was a housewife and a member of Corinth First Church of God. She loved spending time with her family and loved to travel, her favorite places being Florida and the Smokey Mountains.
2 Sisters: Darlene Greer of Middleburg and Faye Rowland of Windsor
Preceding her in death besides her parents and spouse was Two Sisters: Naomi Austin and Shirley Gooch and Two Brothers: Glen and Orville Napier.
Visitation: 6:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel and after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Corinth First Church of God
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at Corinth First Church of God with Bro. Steven Willingham and Bro. Tim Carman officiating
Burial: K.P. Hall Cemetery
Cleo Hershel Lawhorn, 87, of Liberty, KY passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital. He was born in Columbia, KY on July 27th, 1931 a son of the late Alvin and Eliza Shell Lawhorn.
Cleo was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, former Deputy for Casey County Sheriff’s Department, former Police Office for Liberty Police Department and Hustonville Police Department and was the Night Watchman for Murphy Gate Co.
Survivors: Spouse: Versie Wethington Lawhorn; 2 Daughters: Deborah Brown and (Doug Swartz) of Rineyville, KY and Tammy and (Brent O.) Thomas of Liberty; 2 Grandchildren: Jeremy Thomas and Jessica and (Kyle) Long; 2 Great Grandchildren: Colt Long & Jordan Swartz
Preceding him in death (besides his parents) were 2 Sisters: Della Holt and Ivy Lawhorn and 4 Brothers: Clifford, George, Charlie and Clyde Lawhorn.
Visitation: 6:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Monday, January 21, 2019 and after 8:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Masonic Services will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday evening.
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M. Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Kevin Williams, Bro. Hershel Lawhorn and Tommy Lawhorn officiating
Burial: South Fork Cemetery with Military Honors by Keavy D.A.V. Chapter 158
Gary W. Woodrum, 62, of Liberty, KY passed from this life on Friday, January 18, 2019 surrounded by his family at his home. He was born on September 3, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of the late Arvil and Helen Clements Woodrum.
Gary loved camping and NASCAR.
On March 18, 1980, he married the former Lisa Richardson, who survives. Also surviving is his son, Gary Wayne Woodrum Jr.; 4 sisters: Janet Jones of Cincinnati, Ohio, Kathy Girard of Cincinnati, Ohio, Connie Luttrell of Jamestown and Donna (Randy) Fey of Monroe, Ohio; 2 brothers: James (Kay) Woodrum of Georgetown and Larry (Sharon) Woodrum of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a host of family and friends.
Funeral Service: 2:30 P.M. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Rev. David Bennett and Rev. Tim Bass officiating
Burial: Whited Cemetery
Visitation: 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
James “Pedro” Pittman, 66, of Waynesburg, KY passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born on June 9, 1952, in Attica, Indiana, he was a son of the late Lena Elliot Pittman.
Pedro did mechanic work.
He is survived by 2 sons, Charles “Ray” (and Karen) Pittman of Eubank and Darrell Wayne Pittman of Lincoln County; 5 sisters, Lona Lorraine Pittman of Liberty, Effie Mae Pittman of Windsor, Shirley Pauline Jarman of Elkhart, Indiana, Mary Ann (and Edward) Rowland of Hustonville and Betty Jean (and Billy) Griffin of Stanford; 3 brothers, William Ray (and Tina) Pittman of Liberty, Vernon Lewis (and Connie) Pittman of Liberty and James Lewis (and Diane) Pittman of Yosemite; and 2 grandchildren, Hunter Pittman and Logan Pittman
Services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Gary Wayne Beard, 59, of Campbellsville, son of the late Charles Allen Beard and Mona Mann Beard, was born January 9, 1960 in Taylor County, KY. He died at 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in Campbellsville.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He received an associate of business management degree from Bluegrass Community Technical College before attending the University of Kentucky.
Gary was a former food service employee. He enjoyed listening to rock and roll music, watching countless movies and fishing with his sons. Gary was very charismatic and never met a stranger.
He is survived by three sons and one daughter: Noah Beard and Dylan Beard of Lexington, Allie Beard and fiancé, Alec Stoess of Wimauma, Florida and Gary Lynn Beard of Campbellsville; one grandson, Braylon Beard; three brothers and two sisters: Michael Beard and wife, Rhonda, Ronnie Beard and Rita Parsons of Campbellsville, Donnie Beard and wife, Marsha of Knifley and Charlotte Parnell of Hamilton, Ohio and several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters: Donna Bland, Janet Whitaker and Brenda Colvin.
VISITATION: 2:00-3:00 P.M., Saturday, January 19th followed by Cremation
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE FUNERAL EXPENSES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Stephanie Johnson, 35, of Yosemite, KY passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the University of Kentucky Hospital. Born on April 22, 1983 in Danville, KY, she was a daughter of Linda Grider Kidd & the late Stevie W. Kidd.
Stephanie was a homemaker. She loved her family, especially her nieces and nephews, fishing and being outdoors. Stephanie was of the Church of God faith.
1 daughter: Destiny Renae Johnson of Yosemite
1 son: Dylan Lee Johnson of Crab Orchard;
Husband: Dennis Johnson
2 brothers: Daniel (Barbie) Kidd of Hart County; Steven Kidd of Liberty
Significant other: Terry Edelen
Memorial Service: 1:00pmET, Saturday, January 19, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Bailey officiating
Visitation: 11:00am-1:00pmET on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home to assist the family of Ms. Stephanie Johnson with funeral expenses.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Russell Lee Byrd, 91, of Dunnville, KY passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Russell County Hospital. Born on May 8, 1927, in Casey County, KY, he was a son of the late John H. and Edith Harris Byrd. Russell
Russell was a retired mechanic and dozer driver. He enjoyed working on lawn mowers and chainsaws. He was an all-around good and hardworking man.
SURVIVORS: 1 son, Darrell Byrd of Windsor; 1 step-daughter, Louise Roy of Liberty; 1 grandson, Anthony Craig (and Julia) Byrd of Russell Springs; 3 great-grandchildren, Megan Byrd, Brandon Byrd and Bradley Byrd; 3 step-grandchildren, Tonya Roy, Timothy Roy and Mark Roy.
In addition to his parents, Russell is preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Byrd; a great-granddaughter, Kendra Byrd; a sister, Hester Goode; five brothers, Artis Byrd, Ernest Byrd, Wayne Byrd, Arnold Byrd and Chester Byrd.
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 910 Full Gospel Church with Bro. Casey Davis officiating
Burial: 910 Full Gospel Cemetery
The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 910 Full Gospel Church.
Rollin McGaha, 81, of Barnett’s Creek Road, Columbia, KY passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Liberty Care and Rehabilitation Center. Born October 25, 1937, in Adair County, KY, he was a son of the late Etha Herbert and Nannie Tedder McGaha.
Rollin was a farmer and a member of New Hope Separate Baptist Church.
Wife: Zella Beaty McGaha of Columbia, KY
1 brother-in-law: Carlis (Fern) Beaty of Daleville, Indiana
A host of cousins
In addition to his parents, Rollin was preceded in death by a brother, Randall D. McGaha.
Funeral Service: 12:00pmET on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in LIberty, KY with Brother David Coffey officiating
Burial: Barnett’s Creek Cemetery
Visitation: 10:30am-12:00pmET on Tuesday at the funeral home
Rollin’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with an online guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Dollie Frances Burton, 86, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Green Hill Rehabilitation and Care in Greensburg, KY. Born in Adair County, she was the daughter of the late Zack and Emma Susan Willis Burton and wife of the late Edgar Ray Burton.
Mrs. Burton was a member of the Bloomington Chapel Church and attended New Hope Separate Baptist Church. She loved gardening, attending horse shows and spending time with her grandchildren.
3 sons: Donnie Ray Burton (Sue) of Mt. Vernon, KY; Rodger Joe Burton of Columbia; Eddie Dean Burton (Annetta) of Columbia
4 grandchildren: Mark Stargell, Ashley Hayes, Emily Burton and Allison Burton
5 great grandchildren and expecting her 6th
3 great-great grandchildren
3 brothers: Phillip Burton of Bradenton, FL, Harold Burton (Audrey) of Columbia and Donald Gene Burton of Columbia
1 sister: Sue Burton of Kokomo, IN Several nieces & nephews
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter Brenda Stargell and 9 brothers and sisters: Mamie Cowan, Faylene Herald, Hazel Curry, Tommy Burton, Bobby Burton, Delmar Lee Burton, Edward Burton, Freddy Burton and Dennis Burton
Funeral Service: 1:00pm Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. David Coffey & Bro. Willard Bryant officiating
Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery
Visitation: After 3:00pm Saturday at the funeral home
Pallbearers: Josh Stargell, Josh Hayes, Ralph Curry, Kevin Burton, Billy Cowan and Tommy Wayne Burton
Gaylon Delano Yarberry, 74, passed from this life on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Norton Health Care in Louisville after battling a short illness. He was born on August 24, 1944 to the late G.V. and Anna Yarberry in Columbia, KY.
He was of the Nazarene faith and attended the Campbellsville Church of the Nazarene. Gaylon dedicated his life to the Lord and his love for God was never succumbed throughout the trials and tribulations he faced in life. Gaylon loved his family and his church family and expressed that each second of each day.
During Gaylon’s early adult hood, he acted upon his love for our great nation by proudly serving in the United States Army, the United States Marine Corp as well as the United States Navy. His passion for the world we lived in was exhibited each day. The television was always on FOX NEWS- as he loved to keep up to date with the world we live in. His career in education began years ago when he became the principal of the Russell Springs Alternative School. Later, he taught at Lindsey Wilson College, the Adair County School System and served as the principal of Taylor County High School for over 12 years. Gaylon had a passion for mentoring, teaching and providing care for each person he came into contact with. Even after his retirement, he continued to provide his guidance and knowledge by substituting in the Taylor County School District.
Gaylon had a personality and heart of gold that will be forever missed and remembered. He loved and was loved beyond measure. He suffered during his illness and now dwells with his Savior in the Glory Land he longed to be in.
Mr. Yarberry was preceded in death by his parents; G.V. and Anna Yarberry and two brothers; Rocky and Tyrone Yarberry.
Wife of 25 years: Phyllis Cash Yarberry, whom he married on December 7, 1993 in Russell Springs, KY
3 daughters: Chastity Yarberry (Chad) Spalding of Lebanon, KY; Torah Yarberry (Danny Saurez) of Gainsville, GA; Treva (Bobby) Phillips of Columbia, KY
3 sons: Sparky Cash, Geno (Angie) Cash, and Clint Cash (Amber Mills) all of Campbellsville, KY
9 grandchildren: Katelyn Gosser, Stephen Spalding, Amber Phillips, Cody (Lori) Gabbert, McKayla Cash, Lindsey Cash, Eliani Yarberry, Daniko Saurez, and Haleigh Cash
2 great-grandchildren: Harper Gabbert & Aslynn Gabbert
1 sister: Diane Murrell
Special niece: Bridget Bradley
Special friend: David Young
A host of other relatives & friends
Funeral service: 1:00pmET, Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Church of the Nazarene at 912 W. Main St., Campbellsville, KY with Bro. David Young officiating
Visitation: Sunday from 4:00pm-8:00pm ET and Monday from 10:00am-1:00pmET at the church
Burial: Fudge Cemetery in Breeding, KY
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Serving as active pallbearers are: Sparky Cash, Geno Cash, Clint Cash, Cody Gabbert, Chad Spalding, and Mike Stein.
Serving as honorary pallbearers are: Jimmy Pyles, Jack Wisdom, Donnie Munford, Bobby Phillips, Dale Furkin, Melvin Bradley, Alvin Bright, Hearl Roberts, and Larry Rodgers.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes any contributions be made to the Campbellsville Church of the Nazarene at 912 W. Main St. Campbellsville, KY 42718 or the Taylor County Middle School Library Fund at 300 Ingram Ave. Campbellsville, KY 42718.
Mildred Hodges, 94, of Columbia, KY died Friday, January 11, 2019 at Summit Manor Health & Rehab Center. She was born October 31, 1924 in Adair County to the late Christopher Columbus & Hallie Clarkson Dohoney.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Hartsell Hodges in 2002; one son, James Terry Hodges in 1987; one sister, Maxine VanHoy; and five brothers, Joe, Billy Ray, Harry Lee, Eugene & Bob Dohoney. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church & a homemaker.
2 Sons: Mike Hodges & wife Sherry of Bowling Green, Tony Hodges & wife Chonda of Glensfork
1 Daughter: Kathy Dean & husband Roy of Columbia
Daughter-in-law: Marcella Hodges of Columbia
8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren & 1 expected great-grandchild
Several other relatives & friends
Funeral Service: Monday, January 14, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Pescososlido officiating
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
Visitation: After 2:00 P.M. Sunday
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mary Frances Thorpe, 81, of Jamestown, KY died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Russell County Hospital. She was born November 20, 1937 in Russell County to the late William & Orpha Dunbar Voils.
She was a member of Jamestown First Baptist Church and the Secretary for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Daniel Thorpe and a son, Danny Kay Thorpe
2 sons: Terry Lee (Sheryl) Thorpe, Indianapolis, IN; Thomas William (Theresa) Thorpe, Jamestown, KY
2 grandchildren: Matthew (Victoria) Thorpe, Russell Springs; Anthony (Brooke) Thorpe, Garner, N.C.
4 great grandchildren: Stella Thorpe, Jack Thorpe, Liddy Thorpe, Taylor Thorpe
1 brother: Alan (Patty) Voils, Indianapolis, IN
2 sisters: Jo Lynn Garrison, Jamestown; Justine Crouch, Indianapolis
Funeral Service: 10:00amCT, Monday, January 14, 2019 at Jamestown First Baptist Church with Bro. Billy Dunbar and Bro. Scott Russell officiating
Visitation: 5:00-8:00pmCT on Sunday at Jamestown First Baptist Church and after 8:00amCT on Monday at the church
Interment: Flanagan Cemetery
Contributions of sympathy suggested to the Baptist Clothing Center.
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
SURVIVORS: 1 brother: John W. Ingram of Louisville; 1 sister: Judy Spurgeon of Tennessee; a caretaker: Tammy Ottersbach of Louisville; Close friend: Gloria Adams of Louisville; A host of nieces, nephews & other relatives & friends
Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT, Monday, January 14, 2019 at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with Bro. William Davenport and Bro. Garnett W. Davis officiating
Burial: Ladies Chapel Cemetery
Visitation: After 10:00amCT on Monday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of funeral service
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Ladies Chapel Cemetery Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.
For online condolences go to: www.cowherdandparrott.com
PALLBEARERS: Joe Ingram, Johnny Price, Wallace White, Haywood Marr, Billy Price & Doug Ingram
Lorena Lewis Cochran, 80, of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Howard Gray and Mildred Tava Canada Gray, was born January 21, 1938 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 8:43 P.M., Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Campbellsville.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Robinson Creek Baptist Church. Lorena was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville. She enjoyed sewing at home and was a member of the Red Hatters.
She united in marriage to Wallace Lewis January 16, 1960 and he preceded her in death June 15, 1992.
SURVIVORS: 2 daughters: Marlene Harper and husband, Sam and Cindy Murphy of Campbellsville; 4 grandchildren: Chris Harper and wife Tabitha, Nikki Allen and husband John, J. R. Murphy and Paige Murphy of Campbellsville; 7 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers and 1 sister: Donald Gray and wife Patricia, Raymond Gray and wife Betty, Gary Wayne Gray and wife Patricia and Mabel Karnes and husband Ronnie of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Leon Gray and Joyce Bault Watkins.
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, January 14, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Jim Collison, III
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Rev. Ivy Carole Brasher Ferree, 69, died January 11, 2019. Carole was born on March 23, 1949 and grew up in Milan, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Ron Ferree, her parents, W. D. and Mable Brasher, a brother, Charles, and other friends and relatives.
She married her high school sweetheart, Ron Ferree in 1966. They had one child, Felicia Carole Ferree Miller.
Carole received her Master’s degree in Social Work and worked as Licensed Clinical Social Worker for years at Adanta Clinical Services. She retired in 2009 from Adanta. Since 2014, she has been the Executive Director of Phoenix Way working with adult individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Carole was also an ordained minister in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. In the 90s, she served as Pastor in Beaver Dam and the Perryville church. Over the years, she had done pulpit supply and felt this was where her greatest service to the Lord would be.
SURVIVORS: 1 brother: Mickey Brasher of Milan, Tennessee; 1 daughter: Felicia Ferree Miller; 4 grandkids: Sgt. Dakota Meyer, Tim Gilliam, Marissa Gilliam and Talia Crabtree & husband Shawn; 7 great-grandkids: Sailor Meyer, Kayden Crabtree, Elaina Gilliam, Atlee Meyer, Keaton Crabtree and Baylor and Benjamin Ratchford; her companion: Kenny Clements
VISITATION: 1:00-2:00 P.M., Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church by Rev. Earl West
BURIAL: Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Susan Faye Arnett, 73, of Campbellsville, KY passed from this life on January 10, 2019 at her home after an extended illness. She was born on October 13, 1946 in Mt. Sterling to the late Bryce and Gladia (Holbrook) Arnett.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith. Mrs. Arnett was a compassionate lady, and had earned a degree of Master of Science in Nursing. She was a veteran of the Vietnam War, and served her country honorably in the United States Air Force.
1 son: Robert Campbell of Campbell of Campbellsville
1 sister: Brenda K. Arnett of Ohio
A host of nieces, nephews and other relatives & friends
Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Arnett.
Mrs. Arnett chose cremation. All services were held privately.
Juanita Joyce Forbes, 73, of Lebanon, KY, the daughter of the late Austin C and Anna Mae (Zich) Hunter, was born January 6, 1946 in Evanston, Illinois and departed this life on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Campbellsville at the Grandview Nursing and Rehab.
She worked for many years on a turf farm and raised her step-children: Sandy, Cathy, Shelly and Robbie and was a homemaker in her later years. She enjoyed painting and computer games.
Besides her step-children, she is survived by a sister and caregiver: Rita Faye Blake of Lebanon, a brother: William (Bill) Spencer Hunter and wife Twyla of Cleveland, Mississippi; her nieces and nephews: Angeline Connor, Seth Owen McDowell, Daniel Blake, David Harrin and wife Tara and Wendy Groce and husband Clint.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Robert Earl Hunter.
The family has chosen cremation and a memorial service will be held at a later date in Centertown, KY where she will be laid to rest with her parents in the Small Hous Cemetery
L. R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville in charge of arrangements.
Doug Luttrell, 47, of Russell Springs, KY departed this life on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at his residence following a brave battle with cancer. Born on April 6, 1971, in Casey County, KY, he was a son of the late James Brinkley and Dorothy Patterson Luttrell.
He was the youngest of five children. Doug was a welder. He had an excellent sense of humor and was best known for his camaraderie. The laughter that he brought to those who knew him will be greatly missed.
He is survived by a daughter, Khristen (and Dustin) Morgan of Waynesburg; a sister, Melissa (and Johnny) Martin of Liberty; a brother, Gregory Brinkley (and Karen) Luttrell of Russell Springs; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
In addition to his parents, Doug is preceded in death by two brothers, James Kendall Luttrell and James Douglas Luttrell; paternal grandparents, Perry and Mossy Luttrell; and maternal grandparents, Herbert and Daisy Patterson.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. EST on Monday, January 14, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Birdie Russell Cemetery.
The family of Doug Luttrell will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. EST to 8:00 P.M. EST on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Russell A. Vassallo, Esq., age 84, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY.
Born April 24, 1934, in Newark, NJ, he was a son of the late Anthony and Philomena Pennetta Vassallo. Russell graduated from Seton Hall University and from Seton Hall School of Law. For the first ten years after law school, he worked as an insurance adjuster for State Farm and Nationwide Insurance and then decided to take the New Jersey Bar Exam. After about 25 years of practicing law, he retired to a farm in Southcentral Kentucky where he lived with his wife, Virginia, and their dog, cats and horses. After retirement, he began his writing career. Russell was the author of 10 published books, ranging from animal rescue, mystery, and three books about his grandfather, who was a Mafia Don in the first half of the twentieth century. He also founded Krazy Duck Productions in Danville, KY. Russell was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Munson Vassallo, whom he wed on October 5, 1987; children, Carolyn (William) Ward of Rockaway, NJ, Russell (Nancy) Vassallo III of Yardley, PA, Christopher (Rita) Vassallo of Fairfield, NJ, and Marianne Mosca of Nutley, NJ; step-children, Heather (Brian) Shilale of Bradford, RI and Michael (ElizaBeth) Vassallo of South River, NJ; siblings, Geraldine Russo of Wharton, NJ, Anthony Vassallo of Dallas, TX, and Bernadette (Michael) Parasolle of Flanders, NJ; and thirteen grandchildren also survive.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00AM Friday, January 18, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father George Otuma officiating. Visitation will be held from 7-9PM on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at a later date at Mount Hebron Cemetery in Upper Montclair, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested in memory of Russell Vassallo to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook and video tribute available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Greg Atwood, of Liberty, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Casey County Hospital. He was 57.
Born on November 18, 1961, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Warren Clyde and Lois Cochran Atwood. Greg was a gate hauler.
He is survived by two sons, Gregory Warren Atwood of Liberty and Alexander (Brandi Dean) Atwood of Colorado Springs, Colorado; a sister Carol (Verbal) Roy of Liberty; and two brothers, Darrell (Jeanie) Atwood and Mike (Lyla) Atwood, both of Liberty.
In addition to his parents, Greg is preceded in death by his wife, Jodi Heselton Atwood, who passed away on June 19, 2017.
A memorial service will be held to honor the lives of both Greg and Jodi Atwood at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church with Jessie Riley officiating.
Cremation rites were honored by McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Alice Lee Harper, 72, of Dandridge, TN died December 29, 2018.
Husband: Johnny Harper
2 Sons: Paul & Adam Harper of Tennessee
3 Brothers: Robert Lee of Liberty, KY; Willis (Carolyn) Lee of Liberty, KY; Ron (Charlotte) Lee of Indiana
3 Sisters: Delores Pinkerton of Liberty, KY; Francis (Grady) Riley of Guston, KY; Freda (Bruce) Seagle of Indiana
Funeral Service: Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church
Lucille Coffman, 78, of Liberty, KY passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Rocklane, IN on November 15th, 1940 a daughter of the late Fletcher and Mayme Glover Cox.
Lucille was a beautician for 37 years at the Masonic Home in Franklin, IN and was a Walmart associate for 15 years.
SURVIVORS: Spouse: Davey (D.J.) Coffman; 2 Sons: Davey and (Holly) Coffman Jr of Liberty, KY and Jeff Compton of Lebanon, KY; 4 Grandchildren; 2 Great Grandchildren
Preceding her in death (besides her parents) was 1 son: Gerald Compton, 1 grandchild, 2 brothers: Delmar Cox & Earl Cox and 3 sisters: Pauline Daily, Louise Parkerson & Dorothy Williams.
Visitation: 6:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Friday, January 11, 2019 and after 8:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Service: Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00pmET at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Edwards officiating
Burial: Tapscott Cemetery
Bartle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Miss Maude A. Neal, of Burkesville, KY passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at the Cumberland County Hospital. She was born in the Gaines Hill Community of Cumberland County, KY on Tuesday, July 3, 1928 the daughter of John F. and Pearl (Perkins) Neal.
She was a member of the Burkesville First United Methodist Church, A graduate of The Cumberland County High School, class of 1947, a waitress, and a seamstress for Bob Evans.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her special Aunt, Nettie Perkins, Brothers, James Neal and Campbell Neal, sisters, Beulah Still, Mary Ollie Driver, Maggie Pickerell and Dovie Wells.
She is survived by her sister, Wilma Johnson of Ft. Smith Arkansas, brother, Clint Neal of Indianapolis, Indiana, special family, Cathi Capps, Roy Wheat, John, Jessica and Owen Capps, Adam, Lydia Maude and Lucy Terry all of Burkesville, a host of beloved nieces and nephews.
Anna E. Grider Patterson, age 90, of East Ky 70 in Liberty, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY. Born May 31, 1928, in Elizabethtown, KY, she was a daughter of the late Albert Johnson and Mary Elizabeth Tabb Carrol.
Anna was a daily bible reader and a member of the Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church. She was also a former cook for the Casey County Board of Education.
SURVIVORS; 2 sons, Donald Ray (Linda) Grider of Tennessee and Bryan Keith (Cindy) Grider of Liberty and 5 daughters, Doris Addington of Elizabethtown, Colletta Grider of Campbellsville, Nene (Ronald) Cook of Liberty, Lavonda (Elmer) Coffman of Campbellsville, and Shelly (Rick) Wesley of Liberty. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and several half-brothers and half-sisters.
Anna was preceded in death by her husbands, Ray Winston Grider, who died in 1975, and Caleb Patterson, who died in 1998. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Albert Johnson and a son-in-law, Phillip Addington.
Funeral Service: 1:00PM Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church with Bro. Rodney Smith and Bro. Clifton Cowan officiating
Burial: Glenwood Cemetery
Visitation: 5-9PM on Monday, January 7, 2019 and 8AM-11AM on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and from 12:00 Noon until time of service on Tuesday at the church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church, 91 Weddle Drive, Liberty, KY 42539.
Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook and video tribute available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Bob Caudill, 88, of Louisville, KY (formerly of Casey County) passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Hosparus Care Center in Louisville, KY. Born on June 23, 1930 in Casey County, KY, he was a son of the late Arza and Sylvia Phillips Caudill.
Bob owned and operated service stations for 20+ years in Anderson, Indiana and later owned and operated stations in Louisville for 15+ years. While residing in Casey County, Bob was a dairy farmer. He enjoyed deep sea fishing, croppy fishing and playing shuffleboard.
SURVIVORS: Wife: Lyda Emerson Caudill, who he wed on April 10, 1948; 3 sons: Mickael (Donna) Caudill of Mooreland, Indiana, Steve (Janet) Caudill of Merritt Island, Florida, and Jerry (Jenny) Caudill of Crestwood, KY; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 sister: Clairlene (Marshall) Leigh of Liberty; 3 brothers: Marshall (Helen) Caudill of Liberty, Dean (Catherine) Caudill of Anderson, Indiana, and David (Elizabeth) Caudill of Stanford; 2 brother-in-laws: Dennie (Janet) Emerson of St. Petersburg, Florida and Ralph (Vivian) Emerson of Georgetown, Texas;numerous nieces & nephews
In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Caudill; 3 sisters: Juanita Thompson, Genive Lane and Norma Cain; and 2 brothers: Larry Caudill and Eugene Caudill.
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Burial: Shady Grove Cemetery
The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made in the form of donations to your favorite charity in memory of Bob Caudill.
Mildred Jones, of Danville, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at James B. Haggin Hospital in Harrodsburg. She was 79. She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. Born on June 16, 1939, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Gilmer and Molly Gadberry.
Mildred was a devout Evangelist and a prayer warrior for anyone that had a need. She was an all-around wonderful Mother. Mildred was a homemaker.
SURVIVORS: 2 daughters, Edith (and J.D.) Case of Burgin and Judy (and Barry) Johnson of Hustonville; 3 sons, Danny (and Jorene) Gadberry of Danville, Jerry (and Barbara) Jones of Harrodsburg and Cecil Jones, Jr. of Danville; 12 grandchildren & 28 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Shirley (and Boyd) Wesley of Danville and Ruby Dick of Pulaski County; 1 daughter-in-law, Mary Kay Jones of Danville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Jones, Sr., who passed away on June 4, 1989; a son, Randy Jones; four sisters; and six brothers.
Funeral Service: 2:00pmET on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. John Penick officiating
Burial: Spaw Cemetery
Visitation: 12:00pm-2:00pmET on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be her great-grandchildren.
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