James Herman Patton, 88, of Dunnville, KY passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at his residence. Born on February 5, 1931, in Louisville, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Artie Okla and Mary Lela Ellis Patton.
Herman was a mechanic. He was an avid bird hunter that also loved to hunt and fish. Herman was baptized at First Baptist Church of Liberty. He bravely served his country in the Korean War.
SURVIVORS: Spouse, JoAnne Thomas Patton of Dunnville, whom he was married to for 60 years; 1 sister, Myrna Loy (Perry Dean) Knight of Old Hickory, Tennessee; 1 special great-niece, Mary Grace Branstetter; and a host of nieces & nephews
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Homer Edward Patton and Forest Elmer Patton.
Funeral Service: 12:30pmET on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Patton and Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating
Burial: Mill Springs National Cemetery with Military honors provided by the Casey County Honor Guard
Visitation: 10:00am-12:30pmET on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Thomas Jay Price age 59, of Liberty, KY passed away on Wednesday May 8th, 2019 at the Jean Waddle Care Center. Born September 26th, 1959 in Liberty, KY Jay was the son of the late James “Jug” Price and Daisy Cain (Lloyd) Short.
Jay graduated from Casey County High School in 1977. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and a Master’s Degree from Western Kentucky University. He was a member of Mt. Olive Christian Church. He served as a vocational agriculture teacher and the FFA advisor at Casey County High School for 27 years. He touched many lives over the years and was a mentor to many of his former students. He was involved in several county and state organizations where he had a role in developing educational programs for Casey County Farmers. He had a true passion for teaching and farming. He was a loving and devoted son, husband, father, popa, brother and friend.
Jay is also survived by his wife whom he wed on July 5, 1980, Carol McAninch Price, two daughters: Lauren (Brian) Johnson and Lindsay (Jon) Keen both of Liberty, brother: Eddie Price of Liberty, three sisters: Jill (Bruce) Smith of Hustonville, Jan Thomas of Somerset and Debbie (John) Wentzell of Columbia, S.C., three grandchildren: Clay Johnson, Avery and Hudson Keen, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Jay was preceded in death by his father, a grandson: Carson Johnson and two brothers: Craig Price and James Timothy Price.
Visitation will be held 5:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Friday May 10th, 2019 and after 8:00 A.M. on Saturday May 11th, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services for Mr. Jay Price will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday May 11th, 2019 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Greg Powell, Dr. Gordon Jones and Tom Estes will be officiating.
Burial will follow in the Watson Chapel Cemetery.
Brian Johnson, Jon Keen, Keith Price, Matthew Smith, Conner Wesley and Brent Ware will serve as pallbearers. LJ Watson, Tim Goodlett, Eddie Price, Larry Porter, Bart Jones, Joe Murphy, Tom Estes and Roger Durham will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorial contributions in memory of Jay Price are suggested to the Jay Price Scholarship Fund c/o Casey County Bank P.O. Box 10 Liberty, KY 42539 or Watson Chapel Cemetery c/o Joyce Sharp 18 S. KY 837 Bethelridge, KY 42516.
Arrangements entrusted to Bartle Funeral Home.
Ida Belle Lee Thomas, 86, of Liberty, KY passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Liberty Care and Rehab. Born on June 18, 1932, in Casey County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Bill & Lorene Allen Lee.
Ida was a retired cook from Liberty Elementary School. She was a faithful Christian throughout her life.
SURVIVORS: 2 sons: Kendall (Judy) Thomas of Yosemite & Randy (Kay) Thomas of Frankfort, KY; 3 grandchildren: Nicholas Thomas, Natalie Thomas & Jacob Thomas; 1 niece: Mary Frances Reckers; 2 nephews: Mark Edwards & Melvin Woodrum
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Therlow Jones “Snaz” Thomas, who passed away on October 24, 1998; 5 sisters: Hester Von Hedt, Gertrude Edwards, Betty Lempke, Alta Sweet & Janie Woodrum; 2 brothers: Louie Lee & Wolford Lee.
Funeral Service: 2:00pmET on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Brown and Dominic Gordon officiating
Burial: Antioch Cemetery
Visitation: 12:00pm-2:00pmET on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Pallbearers: Nicholas Thomas, Jacob Thomas, Thomas Weddle, Steve Sweeney, Ronnie Thomas & Donnie Goforth
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Christine Edwards Cochran, 87, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Liberty, KY passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at her home. Born May 12, 1931 in Casey County, KY. She was a daughter of the late George and Janie Brown Edwards.
Christine was a member of the Elmwood Fraternal Order of Eagles.
1 daughter, Janet Peek of Kenton County, KY
1 sister, Velma Reed of Indianapolis, IN
A host of cousins, nieces & nephews
In addition to her parents, Christine was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Coy Cochran, who passed away November 2, 2002; 1 brother, George Edwards, Jr.; and 3 sisters: Cora Edwards, Sadie Wheeler, & Edith Murphy Grimes.
Funeral Service:1:00 P.M. Monday, May 6, 2019 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Burial: Caney Fork Cemetery
Visitation: 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Caney Fork Cemetery: C/O Boyd Brown, 555 KY 49, Liberty, KY42539.
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Blanche Fortenberry, 96, of Russell Springs, KY died Thursday morning, May 2, 2019 at Russell Co. Hospital.
Niece: Sheree (Dwight) Miller
Nephew: Shane (Leah) Willaims
2 great nephews: Douglas (Patricia) Miller; Brentley Miller
3 great great nieces & 1 great great nephew - Bria, Lilly, Adley, & Gabe Williams
Care and cremation was chosen.
A "Celebration of Life" Service will be held at Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs, KY on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 5:00pm-7:00pmCT.
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