Obituaries Archives for 2020-11

LORETA BALLOU ADAMS, 80, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Loreta Ballou Adams, 80, of Columbia, KY died Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.  Born in Columbia, KY she was the daughter of the late Estel Eugene and Mary Hunter Ballou and wife of the late Jessie Adams and Harold Dean Willis.
 
Mrs. Adams was a member of the 3trees Church and loved cooking for her family and friends.
 
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Brad Conover.
 
SURVIVORS:
5 children: Susan McCloud (Mike) of Bowling Green, KY; Sandy Conover, Bruce Willis (Sheila), Mary Keen (Stephen) and Matthew Willis (Keri) all of Columbia, KY
3 step-children: Dean Adams (Valerie); Randy Adams (Susan); and J. W. Adams (Sandy)
13 grandchildren
6 great-grandchildren
5 siblings: Sherman Ballou (Sharon) of Cave City, KY; Juanita Pendygraft (Neil) of Glasgow, KY; John Ballou (Nancy), Marla Shelley (J.M.) and Nancy Reeves (Louis) all of Columbia, KY
Several nieces & nephews
 
Private Funeral Service: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 2:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Bro. Kurt Hill officiating. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Facebook page.
 
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Pallbearers: John Aaron Conover, Evan McCloud, Joseph Willis, Andrew Willis, Hal Willis, Luke Keen, Samuel Willis and Warren Willis.  
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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RICHARD LUCAS, 88, COLUMBIA, KY


Richard Lucas, 88, of Columbia, KY son of the late Robert and Ida Bee Lucas, was born in Frenchman Bayou, Arkansas on June 22, 1932 and departed this life on Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at his home. 

 

Richard was an engineer draftsman for the Civil Engineer Firm as a government contractor for 26 years.  He enjoyed moving to Kentucky after living in Washington, D.C. for most of his life. He loved having land in Columbia and being surrounded by the beautiful nature Kentucky has to offer people.

 

Richard united in marriage to Marilyn Wymer on February 14, 1960 who preceded him in death on July 4, 2007.

 

SURVIVORS:

3 sons: Richard H. Lucas & wife Diana of Huntsville, Alabama; Daryl J. Lucas & wife Ruthie of Willington, Connecticut; and Robin Lucas of Columbia, KY    

1 sister: Caroline Senter

5 grandchildren

A host of other relatives and friends
 

Richard was also preceded in death by one sister, Rosaline Brown.

 

Cremation was chosen by the family. All services will be held privately at a later date by the family. 
 

Auberry Funeral Home and Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

 

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BARBARA CAMPBELL, 76, COLUMBIA, KY


Barbara Campbell, 76, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton. She was born September 14, 1944 in Adair County, KY to the late Paul and Gladys Crawhorn Mann.

 

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold Campbell on June 14, 1992 and her brother, Paul Allen Mann.

 

Barbara was a member of Columbia Church of God, where she taught Sunday School for years, worked at Osh Kosh B’ Gosh and Carhartt.

 

SURVIVORS;

3 sons & daughters-in-law: David & Patricia Campbell, Jerry & Sonya Campbell all of  Columbia, Rex & Kristie Campbell of Campbellsville

6 grandchildren: Dougie, Dustin, Jacob, Jayden, Kyler & Kinley Campbell

2 great-grandchildren: Brayden & Kayley Campbell

2 sisters: Stella Bennett of Russell Springs & Carolyn Sue McInteer of Columbia

Several other relatives & friends

 

In accordance with the Governor’s Mandate, all services will be private with burial in Antioch Cemetery.

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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BENJAMIN DENNIS "BENNIE" WARREN, 75, COLUMBIA , KY


Benjamin Dennis “Bennie” Warren, 75, of Columbia, KY died Saturday, November 28, 2020 at his residence. Born in Knifley, KY he was the son of the late Virgil and Thelma Sinclair Warren.

 

Mr. Warren was a member of the Robinson Chapel Baptist Church.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Timmy Warren and two brothers Eventis and Troy Warren.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Betty Frances Neat Warren of Columbia

1 son: Greg Warren (Allison) of Campbellsville, KY

2 brothers: Harold Warren of Columbia, KY and Russell Warren (Paula) of Knifley, KY

3 sisters: Bonnie Hancock, Vonda Welliver and Linda Hughes (Larry) all of Knifley, KY Several nieces &nephews

 

Private Funeral Service: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. David Coffey officiating

 

Burial: Robinson Chapel Cemetery

 

The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Facebook page.

 

Pallbearers: Jeff Neat, Scotty Neat, Russell Warren, Wayne Warren, Anthony Warren and Shane Patterson.

 

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VICTORIA ELIZABETH "BESS" HARVEY, 90, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Victoria Elizabeth “Bess” Harvey, 90, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, November 26, 2020 in Burkesville, KY. Born in Adair County, KY she was the daughter of the late Olie and Alpha Brummett Sexton and wife of the late Charles Preston Reece and Noel Harvey.
 
Mrs. Harvey was a member of the Harrods Fork Baptist Church and attended the Breeding United Methodist Church and she loved to cook, work her vegetable & flower gardens.
 
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by 2 sons: Timothy Lewis Reece and Charles Preston “Charlie” Reece Jr.; a grandson, Chuck Reece II; 6 siblings: James Austin Sexton, Odell B. Sexton, Davis Sexton, Lanie Sexton Munday, L.V Janes & Mayrene Gibson.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 step-children Terry Harvey (Brenda) of Breeding, KY and Tony Harvey (Beverly) of Breeding, KY 
1 granddaughter: Shannon Tipton (Ray) of Shepherdsville, KY
4 great-grandchildren: Tyler Tipton, Chase Reece, Sadie Reece & Sophie Tipton
1 step-grandchild: Brandon Harvey (Ashley) of Breeding, KY
2 step-great-grandchildren: Zachary Brett Harvey & Toby Harvey
2 daughters-in-law: Rhonda Reece of Shepherdsville, KY and Brenda Reece of Russell Springs, KY
1 brother: Stanley Lewis Sexton of Louisville, KY
Special friend and sister-in-law: Barbara Sue Lile (Bill)
Special caregivers: Martha Lacy, Joe Wheeler and Wanda Janes
Several nieces & nephews
 
Private Funeral Service: Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Jessie Hagan & Bro. Larry Lemmon officiating. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Facebook page.
 
Burial: Fudge Cemetery
 
In lieu flowers, donations may be made to Kosair Charities or to the American Cancer Society.  
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 
Pallbearers: Micah Harvey, Chris Janes, Ray Tipton, Tyler Tipton, Chase Reece & Billy Sexton.
 

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RICHARD LUCAS, 88, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Richard Lucas, 88, departed this life on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at his home in Columbia, KY.
 
A complete list of survivors and arrangements will be announced at a later date by Auberry Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Campbellsville, KY.
 

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ROBERT ALLEN SMITH, 66, COLUMBIA, KY


Robert Allen Smith, 66, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was born September 12, 1954 in Adair County to the late Richard & Frances Dial Smith. 
 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Robin Sneed Smith in January 2018.  
 

Robert attended 3Trees Church and formerly worked at Osh Kosh & McCammish Manufacturing in Columbia, Fleetwood in Campbellsville and most recently at the Adair County Regional Jail. 

 

SURVIVORS:

1 son: Jaime Smith & wife Rachel of Hodgenville, KY

5 Grandchildren: Morgan, Lewis, Kannon, Carter & Hevan Smith

12 Sisters: Ruth Smith, Ruby (Jerry) Antle, Sandy (Danny) Antle & Margaret (David) Harden all of Columbia, KY; Shirley (Jesse) Mings of Campbellsville, KY; Nancy (Junior) Bennett, Mary Helen (Donnie) Bennett & Betty Sue Bennett all of Glasgow, KY; Katherine Bennett, Clara (Arvist) Rodgers & Alice (Dennis) Robinson all of Mooresville, IN; & Barbara Smith of Martinsville, IN

Several other relative & friends

 

Drive-in Funeral Service: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at 3Trees Church in Russell County with Bro. Johnny Hood & Bro. Curt Hill officiating. Attendees are required to stay in your vehicles and will be instructed to turn your vehicle’s radio to a certain channel after arriving.    
 

Drive-Thru Visitation: Monday, November 30, 2020 from 5:00pm-6:00pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home. 
 

Burial: Moore Cemetery.

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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JUDY LEE BLAKEY BALDOCK, 70, RUSSELL COUNTY, KY

 
Judy Lee Blakey Baldock, 70, was born on April 7, 1950 and departed this life on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Her brother, Mark Anthony Blakey, 51, was born on June 1, 1969 and departed this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Judy and Mark were born to Bro. Vernon Ray and Myrtle Irene Blakey who preceded them in death.
 
Mark and Judy were also preceded in death by their siblings: Opal Ray, Wayne Allen, Mara D., Danny Ray, and Peggy Sue.
 
Mark and Judy attended many churches over the years but the last several years they were a part of the Old Liberty Community Church. They have served the Lord for many years with their music and will be sadly missed by their many loved ones and friends.
 
Judy is survived by her husband, Lynn “Red” Baldock whom she married on June 28, 1974.
 
Due to COVID restrictions, funeral services will be held privately for family only on Friday, November 27, 2020. Burial will take place in the Blakey Cemetery. 
 
Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.
 
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 

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MARK BLAKEY, 51, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Mark Anthony Blakey, 51, was born on June 1, 1969 and departed this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. His sister, Judy Lee Blakey Baldock, 70, was born on April 7, 1950 and departed this life on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Judy and Mark were born to Bro. Vernon Ray and Myrtle Irene Blakey who preceded them in death.
 
Mark and Judy were also preceded in death by their siblings: Opal Ray, Wayne Allen, Mara D., Danny Ray, and Peggy Sue.
 
Mark and Judy attended many churches over the years but the last several years they were a part of the Old Liberty Community Church. They have served the Lord for many years with their music and will be sadly missed by their many loved ones and friends.
 
Judy is survived by her husband, Lynn “Red” Baldock whom she married on June 28, 1974.
 
Due to COVID restrictions, funeral services will be held privately for family only on Friday, November 27, 2020. Burial will take place in the Blakey Cemetery. 
 
Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.
 
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 

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INEZ STOTTS, 93, ADAIR COUNTY, KY

 
Inez Stotts, 93, of the Sparksville community of Adair County, KY died Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at her home. She was born February 4, 1927, a daughter of the late William Riley Janes and Ora Loy Janes Cape.
 
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ores Elmer Stotts; 2 sons, Oswell and Bernard Stotts and the following siblings: Ores Bennett, Cortez Janes, Delbert Janes, Burley Janes, Jean Estes, Calma Weichert, Freda Janes, Olen Janes, Alfred Janes, Essie Rowe, Icy Rowe, Onie Sparks, Myrtle Coomer and Regina French.
 
Inez was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church and formerly worked at Fruit of the Loom. She was also a homemaker.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 sons: Wendell (Brenda) Stotts of Sharpsville, Indiana; Ricky (Vickie) Stotts of Sparksville, KY; Delano (Donna) Stotts of Columbia, KY
1 daughter: Alisa (Brian) Patton of Columbia, KY
1 daughter-in-law: Betty Sue Stotts of Columbia, KY
1 brother: Azro Janes of Brandenburg, KY
1 sister: Lottie (Lucian) Edwards of Columbia, KY
Life-long friend of 90 years: Arzola Bragg Coomer of Louisville, KY
16 grandchildren, several great & great-great-grandchildren
Many nieces, nephews, and other relatives & friends
 
In accordance with the Governor’s Mandate, all services will be private with burial in Antioch Cemetery
 
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Antioch Cemetery would be appreciated
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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RICHARD JAMES, 62, WILMINGTON, OHIO

 
Richard L. James, 62, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away unexpectedly Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Russell County, KY. He was born December 2, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio, a son of Raymond James of Russell Springs, KY and the late Marjorie Collins James. 
 
Richard was a 1976 graduate of Patterson Co-Op High School in Dayton. He served 18 years in the U.S. Navy including tours during Grenada and Beirut Lebanon. After his military career, he did industrial maintenance at Crysteco, Sumco, and Mane Inc. Richard was a member of the American Legion Post 49, the Post 49 Honor Guard, 40/8, and was the assistant director of the Riders of the American Legion. He had previously served as the County Commander of the American Legion. Richard was currently serving as the commander of VFW Post 6710 and as a Clinton County Veteran’s Commissioner. He was a member of the VFW Riders District 4 and was instrumental in organizing the two Clinton County Honor Flights that took place. He also participated in Heather’s Hope.
 
In addition to his mother, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Heather James; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, William & Marion Luecking; and a nephew, Ryan Gerhard.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife of 39 years: Gretchen Luecking James  
Father & stepmother: Raymond & Barbara James of Russell Springs, KY
1 son: Randy (Adrienne) James of Beavercreek, Ohio
2 sisters: Kathey (Del) Carroll of Wilmington, Ohio; Margaret Sue Huseman of Florence, KY
3 stepbrothers: William LeMaster, Timothy Hosak, and Phillip Hosak all of Kentucky
6 grandchildren: Skylar James and Annika James, Emily, Morgan, Lindsey, & Taylor
5 great-grandchildren: Cyress, Terrence, Clarity, Matthew, McKenzie
1 great-great-niece: Georgina
Brother-in-law: Bill Luecking
Sister-in-law: Heidi (Greg) Jackson
Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews
 
Visitation: 4:00pm-7:00pmET on Friday, November 27, 2020 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Face coverings will be required and guests are reminded to follow social distancing guidelines. 
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 2:00pmET with Military honors provided by the United States Navy and the American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard. 
 
Burial: Dayton National Cemetery at a later date
 
Contributions in Richard’s memory may be made to American Legion Post 49, 140 E. Locust Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177 or to VFW Post 6710, 1130 N. Lincoln Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.
 
Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, KY is in charge of local arrangements.
 

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JAMES WALKER "J.W. BURTON II, 78, RICHMOND, KY (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)

 
James Walker “J.W.” Burton, II, 78, formerly of Columbia, KY died Monday, November 23, 2020 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, KY.  He was born December 20, 1941 in Adair County to the late James Walker and Bonnie Tucker Burton.  
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Della Frances Hamon Burton in 2012 and two brothers: Freddie and Jerry Burton.  
 
J.W. retired from the Automotive Industry and enjoyed playing golf.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Jim W. Burton, III of Richmond, KY
1 daughter & son-in-law: Nita & Glen Cappello of Richmond, KY
1 sister: Priscilla Osborne of Ohio
1 granddaughter: Stephanie Medina and her husband Chuck of Lexington, KY
2 great-granddaughters: Sierra & Selena Medina
Special friend: Sharon Robinson of Lancaster, KY
Several other relatives & friends
 
In accordance with the Governor’s Mandate, all services will be private with burial in Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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WILLIAM "BILLY" YARBERRY, JR., 77, RINCON, GEORGIA (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)

 
William “Billy” Yarberry Jr., 77, of Rincon, GA (formerly of Columbia, KY) died Monday, November 23, 2020 in Columbia. Born in Adair County, he was the son of the late William Yarberry, Sr. and Lera Alice Stotts Yarberry.
 
Mr. Yarberry was an Engineer for Bethlehem Steel and enjoyed hunting and reading history books. He was a member of Bearwallow United Methodist Church.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-sister, Pearl Cheatham and a step-brother, Louis Murrell Sharp.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Geraldine McQueary Yarberry of Rincon, GA
2 sons: Scott Yarberry (Heather) of Guyton, GA and Christopher Yarberry of West Virginia
3 grandchildren: Morgan, Remick and Bronwyn Yarberry
3 nephews: Louis, Les and Lloyd Sharp
 
Private funeral service will be held at 11:00amCT on Friday, November 27, 2020 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in Haven Hill Cemetery. The funeral service will be live streamed on Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home facebook page.
 

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ROBERT WILLIAM CZERWINSKI, 59, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Robert William Czerwinski, 59, of Jamestown, KY passed away Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Chicago, Ill on December 27, 1960 a son of the late Mary Lou (Coffey) and Walter A. Czerwinski.
 
Mr. Czerwinski served in the U.S. Marines. He was a Truck Driver
 
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Czerwinski.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Beverly (Luthy) Czerwinski of Jamestown, KY 
1 daughter: Beverly  Richards of Russell Springs, KY
2 sons: Robert William Czerwinski, Jr. of Jamestown, KY; Bryan David Czerwinski of Portage, IN
3 sisters: Alice  Gibson, Mary Lou Hermisillo, and Carrol Kennedy 
3 brothers: Walter Czerwinski, Glen Czerwinsk, and Ron Czerwinski
6 Granchildren
 
Funeral services will be private with Bro. John Hood officiating. Everyone who attends is requested to wear a facial covering and follow CDC guidelines for Covid-19.
 
Burial: Mill Springs National Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Russell County Honor Squad
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 

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MARY LOUISE COFFEY FRANKLIN, 90, BOWLING GREEN, KY (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)

 

Mary Louise (Logsdon) Coffey Franklin, 90, formerly a resident of Adair County, KY passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020 at Hopkins Nursing Home in Bowling Green, KY.  Louise was born in Adair County on April 21, 1930, a daughter of the late Bert & Lou Anna Harmon Logsdon.

 

She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Sam Coffey and her second husband, Chester Franklin. 

 

Louise was a member of Plum Point Baptist Church in Adair County. Having lived on a farm most of her life, Louise was accustomed to hard work but she also enjoyed the opportunities that living in that environment afforded her. Some of her favorites were gardening, raising flowers, fishing, cooking, traveling and spending time with her grandkids. She loved people and, in her later years, she enjoyed babysitting for neighbors and friends and often sat with older people who couldn’t stay alone during the day. Louise was a very competitive person.  It would have been difficult to find a better rook or checker player. In summary, she loved her family and she loved life.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 son: Sam Coffey, Jr. (Brenda) of Bowling Green, KY

1 daughter: Kathy Daulton (Dale) of Goodlettsville, TN

3 grandchildren: Miranda Daulton of Ashland City, TN, Brian Coffey (Jenny) of Bowling Green, KY and Melissa Greene (Jim) of Pulaski, TN

4 great-grandchildren: Lex Greene, Shelby Greene, Sidney Coffey and Logan Coffey

1 sister: Doris Shirley of Columbia, KY

Several nieces & nephews

 

In accordance with the Governor’s mandate, no public visitation or service will be held.

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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KENNY RAY FOLEY, 70, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Kenny Ray Foley, 70, of Foley Road in Russell Springs, KY passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born on October 30, 1950 in the Webbs Crossroads Community of Russell County, KY, he was the son of the late Vernon and Elizabeth Wilson Foley. 
 
Kenny Ray was a SP4 US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a hard worker. He was a small engine mechanic and owner of Foley’s Small Engine. Kenny Ray was also a cattle hauler and owner of K&S Trucking.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Sharon Owens Foley of Russell Springs, KY whom he wed on June 7, 1969
1 son: Alan (Micah) Foley of Russell Springs
1 daughter: Allison (Mark) McQueary of Russell Springs
2 grandchildren: Dalton Foley and Vance Foley
1 sister: Judy (Smythe) James of Russell Springs
A host of family and friends
 
In addition to his parents, Kenny Ray was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Raye Foley.
 
Due to COVID restrictions, funeral services will be held privately for family only on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Bernard Funeral Home. Burial will follow in New Friendship Cemetery. Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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LELA NEFF, 88, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Lela Neff, 88, of Jamestown, KY passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020 at Russell County Hospital. Born on July 2, 1932 in New Concord, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Earl and Pauline Hickle Shepherd. 
 
Lela was a homemaker and a former beautician. She attended Main Street Baptist Church in China Grove, North Carolina. Lela was a loving mother and grandmother.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Rick (Dianne) Neff of Russell Springs, KY
4 grandchildren: Brandy Dunigan, Alana Reynolds, Amber Parke, and K.J. Webb
13 great-grandchildren
2 brothers: Ronnie Shepherd and George Shepherd, both of Columbus, Ohio
 
In addition to her parents, Lela was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Lee Neff, who passed away on January 16, 2012; 4 brothers; and 1 sister.
 
A private family memorial service will be held.
 
Cremation rites were honored by Bernard Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.
 

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RICHARD "DICK' MORRIS, 86, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Richard “Dick” Morris, 86, of Columbia, KY died Monday, November 23, 2020 at his residence. Born in Cane Valley, KY he was the son of the late Willie Joe and Oreta Keltner Morris and husband of the late Lorene May Chapman Morris.
 
Mr. Morris was a member of the Coyle Cumberland Presbyterian Church and veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a Plumbing Superintendent for Addie S. French, Green Mechanical and Apollo Engineering. He was also a member of Columbia Masonic Lodge #96 and VFW Post #6097.
 
In addition to his parents and wife he is preceded in death by a niece Jane Phelps.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: David Morris of Columbia, KY
1 sister: Rebecca Fay Grider of Glasgow, KY
2 nephews: Richard Phelps of Columbia and Robert Phelps of Wisconsin
1 niece: Mary Jo Hayes of Michigan
A host of area relatives & friends
 
Private funeral services will be held on Friday, November 27, 2020 at 3:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Columbia Cemetery. Services will be live-streamed on the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Facebook page.
 

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KEITH APPLEBY, 63, JAMESTOWN, KY


Keith Appleby, 63, of Jamestown, KY passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Russell County Hospital. He was born in Jamestown, KY on May 21, 1957 a son of the late Emma (Bell) and Johnny Appleby. 

SURVIVORS:
4 sisters: Patsy McGowan, Patty Appleby, Jay Appleby, and Rose Ball, all of Jamestown, KY
2 brothers: Kenny Appleby and Wendell Appleby, both of Jamestown, KY

Funeral Service will be private with Bro. Phillip Miller officiating. 

Burial: Jamestown Cemetery

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

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DEANNA GOSSER FOLEY, 81, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY


Deanna Gosser Foley, 81, of Russell Springs, KY passed from this life on Saturday evening, November 21, 2020 at Fair Oaks Health and Rehab. Born on October 23, 1939 in Russell County, KY she was a daughter of the late Elbert Bea and Grace Anna Tarter Gosser.
 

Deanna was a former jewelry manager for K-Mart and a member of Pinetop Church of Christ. She was also the former owner of D’s Gold and Gifts and an employee of Russell Sportswear. Deanna loved spending time gardening, sewing, and crocheting. 

 

SURVIVORS: 1 son, Keith (Kim) Foley of Russell Springs; 1 daughter: Donna (Randy) Stephens of Russell Springs; 3 grandchildren: Julia (Andrew) Lupariello, Jason Foley, and Megan (Cody) Coffey; 6 great-grandchildren: Grace, Shelby, Colton, Raylan, Brooks, and one on the way; 1 sister: Lacona Gosser of Russell Springs

 

In addition to her parents, Deanna was preceded in death by her husband, Larl Foley, Jr. 
 

Due to COVID restrictions, funeral services will be held privately for family only on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Dennison officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.  
 

Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.


Jason Foley, Cody Coffey, Andrew Lupariello, Jordan Davis, Victor Davis, and Calvin Kerr will serve as Deanna’s pallbearers.

 

Deanna’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home.

 

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DALE SHANE LONG, 57, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Dale Shane Long, 57, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the Bowling Green Medical Center. Born in Hyattsville, MD he was the son of the late Henry Long, Jr. and Patricia Harrison Long who survives.
 
Dale was a Sales Manager for Stephens Pipe & Steel, where he loved his job immensely.  He enjoyed watching his children play sports, playing golf and hobby farming.
 
SURVIVORS:
Mother: Patricia Harrison Long of Columbia
Wife: Bobbie Roy Long of Columbia
2 children: Reagan and Aiden Long
1 brother: Henry Long, III
5 sisters: Beverly Long, Laura Dittes, Brenda Holson, Stephanie Patten and Tricia Stellabuto
Father & mother-in-law: Arville & Linda Roy
Special friend that he thought of as his son: Caylen Dial 
Numerous beloved nieces and nephews

Private Funeral Service: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in Haven Hill Cemetery. The services will be live-streamed on Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home facebook page.
 
Pallbearers: Brook Cochran, Charlie Newland, Jordan Veach, Jessie Roy, Roger Stockton and Greg Lawson
 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Adair County Little League Baseball and Softball.
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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MELODY LYNNE HINES GIBSON, 70, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Melody Lynne Hines Gibson, 70, of Jamestown, KY passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Russell County Hospital. She was born November 30, 1949 in Hobart, Indiana the daughter of the late Aubrey James Hines and the late Virginia David Groomer. 
 
Melody was a homemaker, a member of Jamestown Christian Church, and a former cafeteria worker for Wheeler High School in Valparaiso, Indiana. Melody loved playing cards, board games, and entertaining her family and friends. She also enjoyed flowers, gardening, traveling, and boating on the lake.
 
In addition to her parents, Melody was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Mike Hines and Doug Hines.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: John Gibson of Jamestown, KY whom she wed on February 22, 1973
1 son: Ronnie (Terri) Gibson of Hendersonville, Tennessee
1 daughter: Jodi (Jared) Cassidy of Kenova, West Virginia
2 grandchildren: Samantha Cassidy and Toby Gibson
1 brother: David Hines of Medaryville, Indiana
A host of family and friends
 
Cremation rites were honored by Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com. 
 

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JEFFREY LANE DUTTON, JR., 48, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 

Jeffrey Lane Dutton, Jr., 48, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at his residence. Born August 26, 1972 in Sharon, CT he was a son of the late Jeffrey Lane Dutton, Sr. and Rita Joyce Voils Lawrence.
 

Jeffrey was a PIC Cell Operator for CIRCOR Pump North America, LLC. He was passionate about film, literature, and music. He was a selfless person and a great father to his girls. 
 

SURVIVORS:

2 daughters: Storm Dutton of Lexington and Amara Dutton of Bowling Green

2 sisters: Aarica Lawrence and Richelle (Gabriel) Gonzalez, both of Bowling Green

Step-father: Richard Lawrence of Bowling Green

1 grandson: Oliver

Llifelong friends: Amy Eysenbach, Bruce Bradshaw, and Scott Turner, all of Russell Springs

 

Due to COVID restrictions, all services will be held privately for family only. Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.


Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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ROBERT LINZY BERNARD, 88, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Robert Linzy Bernard, 88, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center in Somerset, KY. Born June 30, 1932 in Russell Co., KY, he was a son of the late Jesse A. and Crella Jane Wilson Bernard.
 
Mr. Bernard was a 30 year retired United States Air Force veteran, having attained the highest enlisted level of leadership in the Air Force, Chief Master Sergeant. He was a member of the Bernard Church of God. Mr. Bernard formerly attended the Bible Baptist Church in Florida. He was an avid camper and fisherman.
 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Billie Williams Bernard on May 21, 2000; his second wife, Freida Gosser Bernard on November 9, 2020; and a daughter, Pam Glessing.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Robert W. Couch Bernard (Scottie Joe Couch Bernard) of Anchorage, AK
2 daughters: Debbie Hickman of Palmer, AK; Denise (James) Whitaker of McKee
2 brothers, David (Martha) Bernard of Paintsville; Paul (Arlene) Bernard of Russell County
1 sister: Liz Flanigan of Jamestown, KY
9 grandchildren
Several great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren
 
Due to COVID restrictions, graveside services will be held privately for family only on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the Lucinda Cemetery with Bro. Lindsey Cornett officiating. Burial will follow the service with full military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard.
 
Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required!
 
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bernard Church of God, 241 Stephens Ridge Road, Russell Springs, KY 42642.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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LOUIS STARGEL, 77, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Louis Stargel, 77, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on November 17, 2020 at his home. Born on April 8, 1943 in Russell County, KY, he was a son of the late Elvis and Lorene Withers Stargel.  
 
Louis was retired from the United States Navy after 17½ years of service. During this time, he served during the Vietnam War.  Louis enjoyed fishing, traveling, and spending time spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
 
In addition to his parents, Louis was preceded in death by a daughter, Sherri Stargel; and 2 brothers: Earl Wayne Stargel and David Stargel.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife of 53 years: Mary Carter Stargel of Russell Springs
1 son: Louis (Tonya) Stargel, Jr. of Russell Springs
1 daughter: Cindy Stargel of Russell Springs
4 grandchildren: Crystal, Tiffany, Madison, and Nicholas
8 great-grandchildren: Jaxon, Kaeden, Azlynn, Ayla, Baylee, Chloe, Arlo, and Owen
3 brothers: Dennis (Pamela) Martin of Louisville, Jimmy (Kay) Stargel of Glasgow, Roger (Gina) Stargel of Russell Springs
3 sisters: Sandra (Harry) Hainey of Nancy, Janet (Sam) Loy of Russell Springs, and Debbie (Tommy) Whittle of Russell Springs
 
Graveside Service: Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 12:00pmCT at New Friendship Cemetery with Bro. Charles Edwards officiating. Full military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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WALTER ALEXANDER, JR., 61, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Walter Alexander, Jr., 61, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at his residence. Born in Columbia, KY he was the son of the late Walter and Mary Elizabeth Powell Alexander.
 
Mr. Alexander attended Beulah Chapel Brethren in Christ Church.  He enjoyed pulling garden tractors, shooting billiards and searching for arrowhead rocks.
 
SURVIVORS: 
1 son: Brian Alexander (Mindy) of Columbia, KY
1 grandson: Eli James Alexander of Columbia, KY
4 sisters: Linda Turner (Jimmy) of Columbia, KY; Judy Alexander Keith of Campbellsville, KY; Becky Witham (Ken) of Campbellsville, KY; Sandy Alexander Edmonds of Russell Springs, KY
Special friend: Cindy Long Alexander of Columbia
Several nieces, nephews and cousins 
 
Funeral Service: Friday, November 20, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral 
Home with Bro. Bobby Withers officiating
 
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 10:00amCT on Friday 
 
Pallbearers: Tim Delk, Chris Delk, Joe Edmonds, Kevin Foster, Chris Anderson and Marcus Anderson
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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DOROTHY (HARMON) JAMES, 85, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Dorothy J. James, 85, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was born December 28, 1934, in Adair County to the late Homer and Pearl Stephens Harmon. 
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Arvist “Stick” Harmon and 2 sisters: Frances Pendleton and Elizabeth Harmon.  
 
Dorothy was a member of Welfare Baptist Church in Russell County and formerly employed by Russell Sportswear.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Troy James of Columbia, KY
1 brother: Thomas “Punk” Harmon & wife Lois of Columbia, KY
1 sister-in-law: Irene Harmon of Glensfork, KY
5 nieces: Phyllis Curry, Lee Ann Jessee, Debbie Reynolds, Beverly Bryant, & Lisa VanArsdale
3 nephews: Steve Harmon, Daryl and David Pendleton
 
Ms. James chose Cremation and the family will have a Private Graveside Service in the Columbia Cemetery with Pastor Jerald Bryant officiating
 
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Green River Animal Shelter would be appreciated and can be left at the funeral home or mailed to 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY  42728.
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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DORA MAE STONE, 84, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Dora Mae Stone, 84, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at her residence. She was born June 23, 1936 in Adair County to the late Tom Paul and Nannie Mae Curry Stone.  
 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Henry and Bernard Stone. 

 

Dora Mae was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and retired from Fruit of the Loom.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 daughters: Kaneice Frost & husband Barry of Columbia, KY; Darlene Conover of Columbia & fiancé Steven Cowles of Bowling Green, KY

2 grandchildren: David Breeding of Columbia, KY & Whitney Frost of Bowling Green, KY

2 step-grandchildren: Josh Frost and Allison Frost both of Columbia

2 great-grandchildren: Maddie Breeding & Sam Breeding

2 brothers: Clyde Stone & wife Cindy of Florida; Bruce Stone & wife Sharon of Texas

2 sisters: Mildred Grigsby & husband Elmer of Alabama; Dean Burton of Indiana

1 sister-in-law: Allene Stone of Indiana

 

Dora Mae chose cremation and a Memorial service will be Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 12 Noon at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Pescosolido officiating.

 

Burial will be private in Cane Valley Cemetery

The family will receive friends after 10:00 A.M. Saturday.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Trinity United Methodist Church would be appreciated and can be left at the funeral home.

 

ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR SERVICE ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES!

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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AUDREY PIKE, 88, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY


Audrey Pike, 88, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Metcalfe Health Care. Born on February 8, 1932, in Adair County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Seathy and Gertie Holt Shepherd. 

 

Audrey was a former employee of Russell Sportswear and attended Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church. Audrey enjoyed quilting and cooking for her family.  She adored her grandchildren. 

 

SURVIVORS

1 son: Chris (and Tracey) Pike of Russell Springs

1 daughter: Gina Pike (and Victor Vaughn) of Russell Springs

1 brother: Alan Shepherd of Idaho

2 sisters: Agnes Beard of Jamestown and Louise Harden of Columbia

5 grandchildren: Jason (and Ryan) Harris, Dustin Harris, Anthony Alley, Ethan Pike, and Kacey Pike; 8 great-grandchildren

3 great-great-grandchildren

Gina’s dog "Charlie" whom she loved like a grandchild

 

In addition to her parents, Audrey was preceded in death by a daughter, Gwendy Harris; 3 brothers: Robert Shepherd, Gerald Shepherd, and James Shepherd; and 2 sisters: Margaret Griffen and Elaine Roy.

 

Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Bernard Funeral Home with Brother Troy Grider officiating

 

Burial: Tarter Cemetery

 

WALK-THRU Visitation: 12:00pm-1:00pmCT on Thursday at Bernard Funeral Home

 

Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required!

 

Pallbearers: Ethan Pike, Kacey Pike, Scott Harris, Anakin Harris, Sawyer Harris, and Victor Vaughn 

 

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be sent to: Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church, c/o Ashley Curry, 211 Handcock Road, Columbia, KY 42728.

 

Audrey’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. 

 

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LEVI WESLEY "L.W." HAGAN, 81, GLASGOW, KY (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)

 
Levi Wesley “L.W.” Hagan, 81, of Glasgow, KY (an Adair County, KY native), died Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his residence. He was a son of the late Clyde E. Hagan and Erie Ellen Tabor Hagan. 
 
Levi was a retired farmer who loved his work. He also loved spending time with his family, woodworking, attending auctions, word search puzzles, and watching the Purple Martins. He was a Veteran having served in the United States Army.
 
?In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 infant brothers, Earl and Ernest along with another brother Edward Hagan; and 2 sisters: Louise Bendner and Margie Samuell.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife of 58 years Pinna Hagan
2 daughters: Sharon Wright & husband John of Elizabethtown, KY; Angela Read of Glasgow, KY
5 grandchildren: Jordan Read, Cameron Read, Logan Wright, Brandon Wright, and Evan Wright
3 brothers: James Hagan & wife Thelma, Jesse Hagan & wife Jo, and Dave Hagan & wife Barbara
Several nieces & nephews  
 
?Funeral Service: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at  11:00amCT at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Chestnut Grove Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 3:00pmCT on Monday at the funeral home
 
For those unable to attend, the service will be streamed live at www.facebook.com/hatchersaddler. Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
 
In keeping with the Governor’s recommendations for safety during funeral and memorial services, the number of attendees in the funeral home at any given time will be limited; no food permitted in the lounge; social distancing will be necessary; and face coverings are required.
 
This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. 
 

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MILA HOPE STAPP HOPPER, 89, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

 
Mila Hope Stapp Hopper, 89, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020. She was born at Montpelier, KY on June 9, 1931, the daughter of the late Jessie Wolford and Clyde Stapp. 
 
Mila was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Hopper; 1 son, John Mark Hopper; and 1 brother, Jerry Stapp. 
 
SURVIVORS:
3 children: Michael (James Hickey) Hopper, Brighton, MA; Mickie (Fred) Tarter and Mary Ann (Kevin) Williams, both of Russell Springs, KY
7 grandchildren: Olivia (Drew) Haeberle, Smyrna, GA; Josh (Stefanie) Tarter, Nicholasville, KY; Ben (Dawn) Tarter, Springfield, VA; Andrea (James Turner) Williams, Adam (Sarah) Williams, Alyson (Garrett) Lawless, and Leah Brooke (Shane) Williams, all of Russell Springs, KY
21 great-grandchildren: Pierce and Walker Haeberle; Daphne, Davis, Caris, Cameron, Levi, Everly, and Ava Tarter; Kaden Williams; Aubrey, Liam, and Gatlin Turner; Garrett and Molly Williams; Braxton and Kennedy Lawless; Lilly, Gabe, and Adley Williams; and Jayla Brown
2 brothers: Terry (Sylvia) and Richard Stapp, both of Russell Springs, KY
 
Celebration of Life Service: Tuesday, November 17, at 11:00amCT at Bernard Funeral Home  
 
Walk-Thru Visitation: Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5:00pm-7:00pmCT at the funeral home
 
Interment: Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery 
 
Masks are mandatory and please follow CDC rules for social distancing at the visitation/funeral service.
 
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Mila’s memory may be made to the Russell County Women’s Circle Fund, Lake Area Foundation: http://lakeareafoundation.com/make-a-gift, OR to Hospice of Lake Cumberland: https://www.hospicelc.org/donate/

Paulbearers: Josh and Ben; Adam, Garrett, Kaden, and Gabe Williams
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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EVENTIS WARREN, 77, KNIFLEY, KY

 
Eventis Warren, 77, of Knifley, KY died Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his residence. Born in Taylor County, KY he was the son of the late Virgil and Thelma Sinclair Warren.
 
Mr. Warren was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle Church and a former member of the Green River Boys Quartet.  He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.
 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tiffany Warren; a brother, Troy Warren; a sister-in-law, Audry Warren and 2 brothers-in-law: Frankie Welliver and Ottie Hancock.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Mary Frances Overstreet Warren of Knifley, KY
1 daughter: Melissa Bray (Bill) of Knifley, KY
1 son: Anthony Warren (Jennifer) of Knifley, KY
6 grandchildren: Shauntila Wheeler (Jonathan) of Knifley, KY; Mark Warren of Somerset, KY; Eric Warren of Cleveland, TN; Derick Bray (Amy) of Columbia, KY; Lakesha Burchett of Cleveland, TN; Tucker Warren of Knifley, KY
3 brothers: Russell Warren (Paula) of Knifley, KY; Benjamin Warren (Betty) of Columbia, KY; Harold Warren of Columbia, KY
3 sisters: Vonda Welliver, Linda Hughes (Larry) and Bonnie Hancock all of Knifley, KY
Several nieces & nephews 
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
Burial: Robinson Chapel Cemetery
 
Visitation: Wednesday from 4:00-8:00pmCT and Thursday morning until time for the funeral 
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
 

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DEAN MANN, 85, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Dean Mann, 85, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020. He was born on April 6, 1935 in Russell County, KY son of the late Homer and Myrtle Loy Mann. 
 
Dean was a former auto-body repairman and owner of Dean Mann’s Body Shop. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed a good practical joke.
 
In addition to his parents, Dean was preceded in death by his wife, Treva Tallent Mann, who passed away on January 30, 2016 and by a sister, Peggy Aaron.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Jamie (Pete) Lee of Russell Springs
1 grandson: Ben (Vanessa) Lee of Elizabethtown
Special friend: Mayrene Wooldridge of Russell Springs
1 sister: Carol Wilson of Louisville
Countless neighbors that he considered family
 
Private Funeral Service for family only: Monday, November 16, 2020 at Bernard Funeral Home with Brother Ryan Coffey and Brother Harvey Dicken officiating
 
Burial: Cave Springs Cemetery
 
WALK-THRU ONLY Visitation: 6:00pm-8:00pmCT on Sunday at Bernard Funeral Home. Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.
 
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
 
Dean’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home.
 

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SKYLOR NEAL TURNER, 30, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Skylor Neal Turner, 30, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Columbia. Born in Hamilton, Ohio he was the son of the late Linda Burton Turner and Patrick Turner of Columbia who survives.
 
Skylor formerly attended the Emory Chapel United Methodist Church. He enjoyed football, driving a tractor-trailer over the road seeing the country, and spending time with his family especially his son Braxton.
 
SURVIVORS:
Father: Patrick Turner of Columbia 
1 son: Braxton Neal Turner
3 brothers: Josh Furkin (Jennifer), P.J. Turner (Lakesha) and Logan Turner (Laura) all of Columbia
2 sisters: Mariah and Miranda Turner both of Columbia
His former companion and mother of his son, mother Natalie Moore of Columbia
Several niece, nephews, aunts and uncles
 
Funeral service: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
Burial: A.B. Turner Cemetery
 
Visitation: Monday from 4:00-8:00pmCT and Tuesday morning until time for the service
 
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 

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RONNIE ELVIS HARRIS, 58, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Ronnie Elvis Harris, 58, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, November 12, 2020 at T.J. Health Columbia. Born in Columbus, OH he was the son of the late Hayward Harris and Mary Halcomb Harris of Columbia who survives. 

 

Mr. Harris was a member of the Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church.

 

In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by 3 siblings: Loretta Patterson, Carlos Harris and Kermit Harris.

 

SURVIVORS:
Mother: Mary Halcomb Harris of Columbia 
1 brother: Hayward Harris, Jr. of Columbia
3 step-sisters: Betty Rice, Irene Curtis and Mildred Hurley
His fiancée: Martha Judd of Columbia and her children and grandchildren

 

Mr. Harris chose cremation and no services are scheduled at this time. 

 

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

 

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AUSTYN TYLAR DEEL, 22, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Austyn Tylar Deel, 22, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Russell County, KY as the result of a motorcycle accident. Born July 16, 1998 in Somerset, KY, he was a son of Shelly Moore Deel. 

 

Austyn worked at Tarter Gates in Casey County, KY in the loading department. He was a member of the Coffey’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Austyn was a 2017 Russell County High School graduate. He was a loving husband and father and he enjoyed the demolition derby. 

 

He was preceded in death by his step-father, Kevin Glover and sister, Zoie Deel. 

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Niokka Lawson Deel

1 son: Milo Tylar Deel

1 daughter: Sophie Grace Deel

Mother: Shelly Moore Deel

Maternal grandparents: Cecile Moore and the late Roy Moore

2 brothers: Gatlin Lawless and Cody Dix

4 sisters: Alyssa Deel, Alexis Glover, Summer Keeling, and Destiny Dix

In-laws: Timmy and Sunda Meece

Special aunt: Kathy Tarter

 

Funeral Service: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 6:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Kerns officiating

 

Visitation: Tuesday 4:00-6:00pmCT at the funeral home


Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.


Arrangements entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs.

 

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JAMES HOWARD SEXTON, 87, ADAIR COUNTY

 

James Howard Sexton, 87, of the Leatherwood community of Adair County, KY died Friday, November 13, 2020 at Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville. He was born May 2, 1933 in Adair County to the late Jim Riley and Pearl Roach Sexton.  

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Riley & Ural “Shorty” Sexton and 5 sisters: Myrtle Brummett, Geneva Wilson, Alvina Roach, Josie Roach & Dorothy Mae Sexton.

 

James Howard served on the Adair County School Board, serving as Chairman, for many years and was a member of 3Trees Church.

 

SURVIVORS:

His wife of 63 years: Mary Rosaline Reece Sexton of Adair County

3 sons: Mendel & wife LaGene Sexton, Bruce & wife Shannon Sexton all of Columbia, KY; Mark & wife Alison Sexton of Bowling Green, KY

1 daughter: Sonja & husband Perry Reeder of Columbia, KY

1 sister: Cleo Wilson of Louisville, KY

8 grandchildren: Miranda, Brandon, Brooke, Bradley, Britnee, Ann Riley, Meridith & Tyler

8 great-grandchildren

Several nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends

 

Funeral service: Monday, November 16, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Pastor Johnny Hood officiating

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Monday

 

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations of Gideon Bibles which can be made at the funeral home.

 

ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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ANNA ROSE GRANT WELLS, 72, FORMERLY OF ADAIR COUNTY


Anna Rose Grant Wells, 72, formerly of Adair County, KY died Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. She was born March 17, 1948 in Adair County, KY daughter of the late Oscar and Pauline Cape Grant.

 

Anna was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wells.  

 

Anna Rose served in the U.S. Army.

 

SURVIVORS:

3 children: Vicki (Brad) Burgess, Crystal (Bryan) Caldwell, Randy (Mitzi) Grant

5 siblings: Harold Grant, Loretta Grant, Janice Kelley, Nadine Coomer & Darrell Grant

8 grandchildren: Britany & Jeremy Burgess, Grant & Mason Caldwell, Chelsea Hatcher, Taylor Grant, Wyatt Grant & Kaylee Grant

Several other relatives & friends

 

Graveside Service: Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the Grant Cemetery with Bro. Stanley Watson officiating and burial to follow.

 

There will be no visitation.

 

ALL ATTENDEES TO THE GRAVESIDE SERVICE ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND SOCIAL DISTANCE

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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IAN-DIAZ LOPEZ, NEWBORN, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Ian Diaz-Lopez was born and passed away on November 11, 2020 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Ian was the son of Lucas Diaz-Ramirez and Lety Lopez-Gonzales of Russell Springs. 
 
SURVIVORS:
Parents: Lucas Diaz-Ramirez and Lety Lopez-Gonzales of Russell Springs
2 brothers: Miguel Domingo-Lopez and David Diaz-Lopez 
 
Graveside Service: Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 10:00amCT at the Russell Springs City Cemetery with Joel Mendez officiating. Burial will follow the service. 
 
Ian’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home.  
 

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JUDITH LYNN REINIG, 66, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Judith Lynn Reinig, 66, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the Metcalfe County Healthcare Facility in Edmonton, KY. Born in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Clay Eugene Beaty and Ruby Corbin Beaty of Columbia who survives.
 
SURVIVORS:
Mother: Ruby Corbin Beaty of Columbia, KY 
2 children: David Curry (Willenia) of Columbia and Rhonda Garrett of Louisville, KY
1 grandson: Josh Curry
1 sister: Becky Keith of Columbia
1 brother: Stephen Beaty of Columbia
 
Graveside Service: Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 10:00amCT at Haven Hill Cemetery
 
There will be no visitation.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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GLEN A. COFFEY, 81, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Glenn A. Coffey, 81, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset. Born on January 16, 1939 in Russell County, KY he was a son of the late Frank and Mora Morgan Coffey.  
 
Glenn was a former dairy farmer and a member of the Clearfork Baptist Church. He loved fishing and woodworking. 
 
In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by three brothers; Adrian Coffey, Carlos Coffey, and Wendell Coffey; and three sisters, Zola Stroud, Justine McVay, and Elsie Lancaster.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: June Swanson Coffey of Russell Springs, whom he wed on September 23, 1957
1 daughter: Mary Cynthia (and Marion) Record of Russell Springs
1 granddaughter: June Alison (and Joe) Branscum of Russell Springs
1 great-grandson: Josiah Branscum
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 2:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Brother John Wilson and Brother Ryan Coffey officiating
 
Burial: Union Cemetery
 
Visitation: Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 12:00pm-2:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home
 
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the Union Cemetery Fund, c/o Reggie Roy, 1453 S. Thornton Road, Russell Springs, KY 42642 or to Gideon’s International. 
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 
An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com. 
 

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ISAIAH REXROAT, 16, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Isaiah Gyle Rexroat, 16, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Born March 9, 2004 in Somerset, KY he was a son of Dennis Rexroat Bacon and Trina Stephens South. 
 
Isaiah was a junior at Russell County High School. He was a member of the Calvary Temple Church in Columbia. Isaiah enjoyed working on construction projects. He was outgoing and he loved his family. Isaiah loved to sing, play the piano, and play guitar.
 
SURVIVORS:
Gather: Dennis Rexroat Bacon (and Chris) of Oregon
Mother: Trina (and Sam) South of Russell Springs
1 brother: Noah Rexroat of Russell Springs
1 sister: Britanii (and Trevor) McWhorter of Campbellsville
Maternal grandparents: Linda Stephens and the late Finis Glen Stephens of Russell Springs
Paternal grandparents: Alvada and Oris Rexroat of Russell Springs
A host of other family and friends 
 
Funeral Service: Will be private on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Bernard Funeral Home with Pastor Troy McWhorter officiating. 
 
Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Walk-Thru-Visitation: After 5:00pmCT on Friday, November 13th and from 8:00am-11:00amCT on Saturday at the funeral home. 
 
Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.
 
Pallbearers: Lukas Jones, Logan Stephens, Trevor McWhorter, Daniel Eubank, Aidan Antle, Camden Carpenter, Kris Patel, and Richard Jones 
 
Arrangements entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home with online guestbook available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.

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GILBERT RAY MONDIE, 81, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Gilbert Ray Mondie, 81, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Wednesday, November 11 2020 at Ephraim McDowell Hospital. He was born on Sunday, May 14 1939, in Liberty, KY son of the late Ozie & Opal Walden Mondie.
 
He was a truck driver, a Veteran of the US Army, member of Temple Hill Church and loved playing and singing bluegrass music. 
 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Mondie, 4 sisters and 3 brothers, a son, Ozie Mondie and a granddaughter, Sharon Mondie. 
 
SURVIVORS:
2 Daughters: Martha Seidl & husband Steve of Shepherdsville, KY; Lesia Mondie of Liberty, KY
6 Sons: Junior Mondie & wife Vickie of Jeffersonville, IN; Jerry Mondie of Somerset, KY; Jeff Mondie & wife Joyce of Russell Springs, KY; Dewayne Mondie & wife Sharon of Dunnville, KY; Larry Mondie & wife Bonita of Dunnville, KY; Johnny Mondie of Liberty, KY
2 Brothers: Jack Mondie & wife Maria and Darrell Mondie & wife Brenda, both of Liberty, KY
25 grandchildren & 35 great-grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Phillip Miller & Bro. Alan Cain officiating 
 
Visitation: Saturday, November 14, 2020 beginning at 5:00pmCT and Sunday after 10:00amCT at Wilson Funeral Home 
 
Pallbearers: Larry, Dewayne, Johnny, Jerry, Jeff and Junior Mondie. 
 
Honorary Pallbearers: E.J. Propes and Justin Mondie
 
Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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TERRY LYNN SPOON, 42, COLUMBIA, KY


Terry Lynn Spoon, 42, of Columbia KY died Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in London, KY. He was born June 24, 1978 in Adair County.  

 

His father, Ernest Spoon and a sister, Ellen Renee Spoon preceded him in death.  

 

Terry was a truck driver for Milky Way Farms.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Crystal Karnes Spoon of Columbia

Mother: Caroline Hadley Spoon of Columbia

3 sons: Tyler Karnes, Jordan Spoon and Jacob Spoon all of Columbia

4 brothers: Michael Spoon, Martie Spoon, Mark Spoon and Bruce Spoon all of Columbia

Several other relatives and friends

 

Funeral Service: Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home

 

Burial: McClister Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 5:00 P.M. Saturday

 

ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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JAMES ABSHER, 93, COLUMBIA, KY


James Absher, 93, of Columbia, KY died Monday, November 9, 2020 at Grandview Nursing & Rehab in Campbellsville. He was born February 4, 1927 in Adair County, KY to the late Joe and Emer Moore Absher.  

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Corbin Absher; 2 grandchildren: Gregory Wayne Kemp & Alaina Adams; and a son-in-law, Norman Janes.

 

James was a US Army Veteran, a former factory worker, school bus driver, mechanic and farmer.

 

SURVIVORS:

3 sons: James Absher of Tennessee; Joe Absher & wife Sue of Tennessee; Archie Absher & wife Beverly of Campbellsville

2 daughters: Janet Janes of Campbellsville; Emma Jewell & husband Don of Glasgow

2 sisters: Alma Ferguson & Lois Claiborne both of Columbia

8 grandchildren: William Absher, Gary Rackley, Angie Adams, Schella Pittman, Brian Kemp, David Michael Absher, SSG Jeffery B. Absher, James Ray Absher

13 Great-Grandchildren

Several other relatives & friends

Sspecial friend: Jewell Sneed of Gradyville

 

Funeral Service: Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Richie Curtis and Rev. Elbert Hadley officiating

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 5:00 P.M. Friday

 

ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES

 

Casket Bearers: Grandchildren

 

Honorary: Don Jewell, Bradford Bailey, Tommy Bailey, Wayne Wall, Donald Ray White, SSG Jeffery B. Absher


Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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NAN W. COLE, 62, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Nan W. Cole, 62, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was born January 31, 1958 to the late William Gordon “Billy” and Marie Smith Whitney.
 
Nan was a member of Egypt Christian Church. 
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Charlene Sexton and her brother-in-law, Daryl Branham.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Chris Cole of Columbia, KY
1 son: Ryan Cole of Columbia, KY
1 sister: Jane Branham of Columbia, KY
1 granddaughter: Madison Cole of Columbia, KY
Sister-in-law & brother-in-law: Marian & Tony Grant of Glensfork
Several other relatives and friends
 
Funeral Service: Friday, November 13, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
 
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Friday
 
ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES.
 
Casket Bearers: Luke Parnell, Landon Parnell, Mike Staten, Kyle Curry, Corey Rogers, Jacob Burton, Josh Withers, Blake Martin
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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SUZANNE MITCHUM, 69, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Suzanne Sherrill Mitchum, 69, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at her residence. Born in Knifley, KY she was the daughter of the late Ferman Paul and Ora Mae Thompson Sherrill.
 
Mrs. Mitchum was a member of the Knifley Chapel Brethren in Christ Church.
 
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers J. R. and C. R. Sherrill.
 
SURVIVORS: 
Husband: Tommy Mitchum of Columbia, KY
1 daughter: Tonya Mitchum Stephens (Kevin) of Columbia, KY
2 grandsons: Tyler Karnes (Brittni) of Russell Springs, KY; Kegin Stephens of Columbia, KY 
1 great-granddaughter: Paisley Anne Karnes
1 brother: Larry Dean Sherrill (Jackie) of Oklahoma
1 sister: Paula Monday of Oklahoma 
Several nieces & nephews
 
She was also survived by nearly 50 young lives she helped to shape and their parents who trusted her with their children.
 
Funeral service: 11:00amCT on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Visitation: Friday from 4:00-8:00pmCT and Saturday morning until time for the service
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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FREIDA GOSSER BERNARD, 80, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Freida Gosser Bernard, 80, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Russell County Hospital. Born on April 3, 1940 in Nancy, KY she was a daughter of the late Oral and Enola Brockman Thomas.  
 
Freida was a former factory worker at Neilson Printing and a member of Bernard Ridge Church of God.
 
In addition to her parents, Frieda was preceded in death by her first husband, Lowell Roger Gosser who passed away on September 27, 2008; and 3 brothers: Doc Thomas, Dale Thomas, and Callis Thomas.
 
SURVIVORS: 
Husband: Robert Bernard of Russell Springs, KY
1 daughter: Kimberly (and Don) McDowell of Cincinnati, Ohio
2 grandsons: Jonathan (and Jessica), Bradley, and Brandon Bradley
3 great-grandchildren: Matthew Bradley, Connor Bradley, and Logan Bradley. 
2 brothers: Richard Thomas of Norwood, Ohio; Steve Thomas of Boston, Massachusetts
1 sister: Carol Ann (and Gene) Wilson of Somerset, KY
Stepmother: Helen Thomas of Bardstown, KY
A host of nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service was held privately for family only on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Bernard Funeral Home with Brother Lindsey Cornett officiating. Burial was in the Union Cemetery. 
 
Memorial contributions in Freida’s memory may be made to: Bernard Ridge Church of God, c/o Paul Aaron, 241 Stephens Ridge Road, Russell Springs, Kentucky 42642.
 
Pallbearers: Jonathan Bradley, Brandon Bradley, Dwayne Bradley, Don McDowell, Brian Thomas, and Mitch Davis 
 
Freida’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. 
 

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JIM EDWARD HADLEY, 61, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Jim Edward Hadley, 61, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY. He was born on July 12, 1959 to the late James and Dallie Hadley (Coffey) in Pulaski County, KY.
 
Jim was a dedicated husband, father, friend, entrepreneur, realtor, master griller, basketball enthusiast and world traveler. He served as Security Police in the Air Force prior to his 30 year long career in the houseboat industry. Jim was most recently enjoying working in real estate after earning his realtor license last November. Jim treasured spending time with his family. Whether he was watching sports or working with Hunter on a vehicle, spending time doing home and auto repairs with Jacob and Trenton, or spending time catching up with his daughters and sister, he was happiest with his loved ones, especially his wife.
 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Wayne Hadley.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife of 19 years: Jan Hadley
1 sister: Ruby Gail (Doug Popplewell)
5 children: Hunter Hadley, Jacob Hadley (Haven Railsback), Trenton Hadley (Kenzie Rogers), Bethany Allbright (Thomas), and Lisa Jones (Patrick)
6 grandchildren: Aiden & Axton Hadley, Emersyn & Ellanor Allbright, and Lola and Vera Jones
Mother & Father-in-law: Ron & Barbra Burton 
 
Graveside Service: 3:00pmCT on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Haven Hill Cemetery with full military honors provided by VFW Post 6097
 
Walk-Thru Visitation: Saturday from 1:00-2:30pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 

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ELIZABETH "BETTY" GLAHN, 73, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Elizabeth “Betty” Glahn, 73, of Jamestown, KY, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Russell County Hospital. Born on July 3, 1947 in Wallkill, New York she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary Marr Carr. 
 
Betty was a mother, homemaker, and a registered nurse. She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Betty also enjoyed flowers, gardening, and volunteering at the Holy Spirit Catholic Thrift Store. 
 
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Maryellen Glahn; and a sister, Teresa Domenech.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: James “Jim” Glahn of Jamestown, KY whom she wed July 14, 1968
1 daughter: Jennifer (and Philip) Nippert of Louisville, KY
1 son: Christopher (and Tina) Glahn of Cincinnati, Ohio
2 grandchildren: Ava Glahn and Nathan Glahn
4 sisters: Barbara Carr of Baltimore, Maryland; Rosemarie Glover of Cortland, New York; Effie Carr of Tarboro, North Carolina; and Patricia Corfizzi of Montgomery, New York
1 brother: Kenneth Carr of Heniker, New Hampshire
 
Funeral Mass: Friday, November 13, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Jamestown with Father Joseph Thomas officiating
 
Burial: Jamestown Cemetery
 
Visitation: Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 5:00-7:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home. 
 
Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required. 
 
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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DONALD G. SMITH, 82, JAMESTOWN, KY


Donald G. Smith, 82, of Jamestown, KY passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY. He was born June 11, 1938 in Russell Springs, KY, a son of the late Adron & Dortha McQueary Smith.

 

Don was a member of Mt. Hope Separate Baptist Church and the owner of Lakeway Motor Sales in Russell Springs for 40 years. He was a man of great faith and loved working for the Lord and always said the best is yet to come. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.


SURVIVORS:

Wife: Judy Smith of Jamestown, KY

1 Daughter:: Donna Kacker of Pelham, AL

1 Son: Donnie C. Smith of Russell Springs, KY.

2 Step-Sons: Tony York of Columbia, KY; Chris York of Jamestown, KY

A host of grandchildren & great-grandchildren

Funeral Service will be PRIVATE on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel

Walk-thru Visitation: 10:00am-12:00pmCT on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 

 

Those attending must wear a mask and follow COVID guidelines.

 

Officiating Clergy: Bro. Randy Brown & Bro. Wayne Keith.


Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

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MICKEY KEMPF, 98, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Mickey I. Kempf, 98, of Jamestown, KY passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at Fair Oaks Health Systems. She was born in Evanston, IL on March 23, 1922 a daughter of the late Dr. Arch Evan Cole & Blanche Evelyn (Stotts).
 
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Gil Kempf; 1 brother, Dr. Arch E. Cole Jr.; and 1 sister, Pat Baughman.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 daughters: Kathy (Jack Wayne) Stephens of Russell Springs, KY; Karen (John) Dyson of Jamestown, KY; Kim (John)  Fenske of Jamestown, KY.
2 sons: Robbie (Becky) Kempf of Crittenden, KY; Kevin (Debbie) Kempf of Jamestown, KY
13 Grandchildren
13 great-grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Jamestown United Methodist Church
 
Walk-Thru Visitation: Thursday 11:00am-1:00pmCT at Jamestown United Methodist Church
 
Interment: Russell County Memorial Gardens 
 
The family requests that memorial donations  be made to the Jamestown First United Methodist Church and can be made at the church.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY in charge of arrangements.
 

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DONALD COOMER, 84, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Donald Coomer, 84, of Columbia, KY died Monday, November 9, 2020 at his residence. Born in Argo, IL he was the son of the late Vasco and Pearl Gibson Coomer.
 
Mr. Coomer was of the Methodist faith and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed golf and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 siblings: Maurice, Dale and Elwood Coomer, Opal Coffey and Louise Coomer Allen.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Dawn Sequist Coomer of Columbia, KY
1 daughter: Debra Coomer of Lexington, KY
1 son: Douglas Coomer of San Rafael, CA
3 grandchildren: Logan Coomer (Kayla), Kimberly Rapier and Mackenzie Minton (Brandon)
2 great-grandchildren: Branson & Bryson Minton
6 siblings: Earl and Ronald Coomer, Cleda Coleman, Phyllis Akin, Betty Melson and Karren Lissak
Several nieces & nephews 
 
Funeral Service: 10:30amCT on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Davenport officiating 
 
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery with full military honors provided by VFW Post 6097
 
Visitation: After after 8:30am on Thursday 
 
Pallbearers: Clyde Mizell, Ricky Tabor, Brandon Minton, Tony Grant, Richie Melson and Howard Loy
 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hosparus Health Green River at P.O. Box 4134, Campbellsville, KY 42719-9700 or can be left at the funeral home.
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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ANNA PERKINS, 86, BREEDING, KY

 
Anna Perkins, 86, of Breeding, KY died Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Taylor Regional Hospital. Born in St. Anne, IL she was the daughter of the late Harry and Gertrude Wieland Miller and wife of the late Dewey Perkins.
Mrs. Perkins was a former cook for the Adair County School system and enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.
 
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma Scharfoth and 2 brothers: Melvin and Kenny Miller.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 daughters: Sandy Scott (Darrell) of Breeding, KY; Barbara Davis (Tim) of Las Vegas, NV; Brenda Johnson (Jason) of Bloomington, IL
3 sons: Wendell Perkins of St. Anne, IL; Rick Perkins of Rogue River, OR; Jerry Perkins of Kankakee, IL
20 grandchildren
31 great-grandchildren
Several great-great-grandchildren
 
Graveside service: 1:00pmCT on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the Robinson Chapel Cemetery
 
Visitation: Thursday from 10:00am-12:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 

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RONALD EARL "GRIZZLY" CLARKSTON, 77, KNIFLEY, KY


Ronald Earl “Grizzly” Clarkston, 77, of Knifley, KY died Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.  Born in Lexington, IN he was the son of the late Earl and Lela Bowling Clarkston.

 

Mr. Clarkston was a member of the Hovious Mission Church and enjoyed woodworking with his wife and spending time with his family.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Brenda Sue Brown Clarkston of Knifley, KY

2 sons: Gerald Lucas (Judy) of Columbia, KY and Daniel Lucas (Tracy) of Knifley, KY

2 daughters: Becky Grant (Billy) of Russell Springs, KY and Michelle Horton (John) of Brownstown, IN

12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren

2 sisters: Donna Calhoun of Russell Springs, KY and Shirley Cox of Indiana

Several nieces and nephews

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Clarkston and a brother, Wayne Clarkston.

 

Funeral Service: 11:00amCT on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Boston and Bro. Dustin McGowan officiating 

 

Burial: Hyder Cemetery

 

Visitation: Tuesday from 4:00-8:00pmCT and on Wednesday morning until time for the service 

 

Pallbearers: Ethan Grant, Will Grant, Kyle Lucas, Mark Jones, Gary Hixson and Chris Sanders.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Lee, Bradley Bradshaw, Joey Lovitt, Marty Cardinal, Christopher Odell, Dalton Cardinal, Frankie Feese, Poochie Tucker, Roger Holmes and Jarrod Hale.

 

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

 

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BETTY JEAN MILLER, 87, RICKMAN, TN (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)


Betty Jean Miller, 87, of Rickman, Tennessee (formerly of Columbia), died October 29, 2020 at Crossville Regional Hospital in Crossville, Tennessee. She was born December 17, 1932 in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee to the late Edgar and Lois Lolita Hall Rutherford.  

 

She was Financial Records Manager for Highland Hospital and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband of 67 years: Edwin Ray Miller of Rickman, Tennessee

3 daughters: Celia Downey of Columbia, Sheri Hutchison and husband Mark of Columbia, Julie Graham and husband Dr. Daniel Graham of Rickman, Tennessee

4 grandchildren: Hillary Hutchison, Zac Hutchison, Luke Graham and Nathan Graham

 

Cremation was chosen and a Celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

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WILLIAM PURD BRYANT, 88, COLUMBIA, KY


William Purd Bryant, 88, of Columbia, KY died Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY. Born in Adair County, he was the son of the late Purdom Monroe Bryant and Nellie Powell Bryant Bailey and husband of the late Louvenia Rodgers Bryant.

 

Mr. Bryant was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church and enjoyed riding horses and 4-wheelers.

 

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Alesha Morrison.
 

SURVIVORS:

3 children: Ron Bryant (Debbie), Garry Bryant (Linda) and Deborah Bryant (Steve Gadberry) all of Columbia

10 grandchildren & 9 great-grandchildren

2 brothers: Charles & Jessie Bailey both of Indiana

Several other friends & relatives

 

Funeral Service: 2:00pmCT on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Dale Cox officiating

 

Burial: Tarters Chapel Cemetery

 

Visitation: Thursday from 4:00-8:00pm and Friday morning until time for the service

 

Pallbearers: Shane, Garry, Justin and Tyler Bryant and Elliott and Will Morrison.

 

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

 

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EDWARD PERRY, 79, CLAY CO., KY

 

Edward S. Perry, 79, was born in Clay County, KY on February 3, 1941 to the late Crit and Ada Blankenship Perry. He passed from this life on November 7, 2020 at the home of his sister, Diane Perry-Adler.

 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 2 sons: Charles Perry and Donnie Edward Perry; a sister & brother-in-law: Bobbie & Bud Calvert.

 

SURVIVORS:

4 sisters: Linda Bishop & husband Ross of Frankfort, KY; Diane Perry-Adler & husband Tom of Columbia, KY; Agnes Wheeler & husband Bob of Florence, IN; Loraine Tarrant & husband Travis of Columbia, SC

2 brothers: Roger Perry & wife Carolyn of Corbin, KY and Ancil Perry of Batavia, OH

Nieces, nephews, cousins and some very special friends: Debra, Vicky, Tracey, Villie and all his buddies at Turtle Creek Harbor in Franklin, IN

 

There will be no public service per Edward’s request. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.

 

Memorials may be made to Hosparus-Green River or to the Adair County Animal Shelter which may be left at or mailed to the funeral home.

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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JUDY GAIL (GILES) NEIGHBORS, 73, CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)

 

Judy Gail (Giles) Neighbors, 73, of Campbellsville, KY was born in Adair County, KY on August 14, 1947 to the late James and Verna (Miller) Agee. She departed this life on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Taylor Regional Hospital. 

 

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith. Mrs. Neighbors was a retired real estate agent, and loved to spend her time fishing with - or cooking for - her family.

  
SURVIVORS:

5 children: Jimmy Swallows & wife Tammy of Edinburg, Indiana, Tammy Bryant of Campbellsville, Jacquelynn Dinn of Raywick, Samantha Garrett & husband Robert Dale of Edinburg, Indiana, and Andy Rucker & wife Christy of Finley

2 brothers: Glenn Giles & wife Debbie, and Herman “Rufus” Giles, both of Edinburg, Indiana

10 grandchildren

18 great-grandchildren

Special friends: Shorty and Delores Newton of Campbellsville

A host of other family and friends

 

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Henry “Hank” Giles.

 

Funeral Service: Monday, November 9, 2020 at 2:00pmET in the chapel of L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Cremation will be accorded her following the service. Bro. Freddy Thompson will be officiating.

 

Visitation: The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Nov. 9, from 12:00 PM until time for the service.

 

L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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DEAN "GOUDY" HADLEY, 85, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Dean "Goudy" Hadley, 85, of Jamestown, KY died Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at his home. He was born on October 27, 1935 in Russell County to the late Bart & Lela Hadley. 
 
Dean was baptized at an early age and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife of 62 years: Esther Williams Hadley, Jamestown, KY  
1 daughter: Cindy Brockman
1 son: Steven (Lisa) Hadley
3 granddaughters: Kara Raines, Misti Eads, Chelse' Hadley.
One great-granddaughter: Maci Robertson
Two sisters - Jay Wright of Greenfield, IN; Geraldine McKinney of Jamestown, KY
A host of nieces & nephews 
 
Funeral Service: Friday, November 6, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Bodie Emerson officiating
 
Burial: Phelps Cemetery
 
The family requests everyone to follow COVID guidelines including wearing a mask and social distancing.
 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Gideons International and these can be made at the funeral home.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 
Pallbearers: Barry Back, Bob Ford, Jr. Malone, Phillip Oakes, Larry Phelps, Michael Roy.
 

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BARBARA ANN MORAN, 82, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Barbara Ann Moran, 82, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Facility in Campbellsville, KY. Born in Columbia, KY she was the daughter of the late Wade and Jessie Thompson Murphy and wife of the late Charlie “Tink” Moran.
 
Mrs. Moran was a former employee of Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Facility.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 daughters: Carol Hargrove (Dennis) and Kimberly Brockman both of Columbia, KY
3 grandchildren: Stacy Kuhn (Karl) of Georgetown, KY, Brian Hargrove (Brandy) of Columbia and William David Brockman of Columbia, KY
7 great-grandchildren: Abby Jo, Wyatt, Briana and Natalie Gunter, Braylynn & Brayleigh Hargrove, and Will Brockman
 
Graveside Service: 12:00pmCT on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Green County, KY
 
Visitation: Friday, November 6, 2020 from 9:30am-11:30amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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DOROTHY GASKINS BRYANT, 96, FAIRFIELD, OHIO (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL COUNTY)

 
Dorothy Gaskins Bryant, 96, of Fairfield, Ohio died on November 3, 2020. She was born February 15, 1924 in Russell Springs, KY, a daughter of the late Alfred Thomas Gaskins and Flora Ashbrook Gaskins.  
 
Dorothy was a charter member of Rolling Hills Baptist Church in Fairfield, Ohio.  
 
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded her in death by her husband, Charles Bryant, whom she united in marriage to on July 11, 1942 in Russell Springs, KY; 2 brothers: Malcom and Morris Gaskins; and a sister, Ama Holt. 
 
SURVIVORS:
1 Daughter: Claudia Bryant Elam & husband Jaime from Lawrenceburg KY
2 Sons: Elliot Bryant & wife Jill from Fairfield, Ohio; Thomas Bryant from Fairfield Twp., Ohio
1 daughter-in-law: Georgiana Bryant
5 grandchildren: Charles Martin Terry & wife Heather from Lawrenceburg KY, Aimie Bryant Kemp & husband Garry from Willis, Texas, Matthew Thomas Bryant from Fairfield, OH, Elizabeth Bryant Marquette & husband Jon from Fairfield Twp., OH, Kelly Bryant Lieser & husband Tom from Cincinnati, OH
10 great-grandchildren: Graham Kemp, Hanna Terry, Lydia Terry, Marley Kemp, Max Marquette, Nora Bryant, Jillian Marquette, George Lieser, Flora Lieser, Grace Lieser
Many nieces, nephews and cousins
 
There will be a gathering of friends at 12 Noon on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs, KY with a graveside service to follow at Bethlehem Cemetery in Russell Springs. There will be no visitation prior to the service. 
 
Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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MELVIN BRANHAM, 77, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Melvin C. Branham, 77, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at his daughter’s residence. Born in Breeding, KY he was the son of the late Clarence and Hila Pierce Branham.
 
Mr. Branham was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U. S. Army. He enjoyed walking, garage sales and flower gardening. He also enjoyed assisting the ladies at Dollar General with getting carts and anything else he could do to help.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Janet Collins; 2 brothers: Ray and Jessie “Buddy” Branham; and 6 sisters: Zula Lucas, Myrtie Firkins, Nina McKinney, Vernell Branham, Barbara Burton and Mary Alice Branham.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Patricia Huddleston of Greensburg, KY
1 granddaughter: Jessica Kelley of Richmond, KY
Several nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 11:00amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Fudge Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 9:00am on Saturday 
 
For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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JEFFREY DALE BRADSHAW, 57, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Jeffrey Dale Bradshaw, 57, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Baptist Health Richmond. He was born in Columbia, KY on March 22, 1963, a son of the late Hulda Mae (Smith) and Roy Bradshaw.
 
Jeffrey was a Tube Bender at Tarter Gate in Liberty, KY.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Katie Franklin
2 sons: Derek Bernard and Corey Bradshaw
1 sister: Debbie Schuler
1 brother: James Bradshaw
6 grandchildren
 
Visitation at French Valley Methodist Church in Russell Springs, KY on Tuesday, November 3, 2000 from 2:00-4:00pmCT with a Memorial Service to follow.
 
Care and Cremation was chosen.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.
 

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LEVONA WILSON, 89, SHELBYVILLE, IN (RUSSELL CO. NATIVE)

 
Levona I. Wilson, 89, of Shelbyville, Indiana passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Heritage House in Shelbyville. She was born April 3, 1931 in Russell County, KY the daughter of Lester Stephens and Edith (George) Stephens. 
 
Mrs. Wilson spent most of her life in the Shelbyville area after moving from Russell County. She graduated from Russell County High School and was a member of Square Oak Baptist Church in Ono, KY. She also attended Victory Fellowship Church of God in Shelbyville.  Mrs. Wilson had been a factory worker at KCL Corp., retiring after 30 years of service.
 
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Carside Wilson on Oct. 12, 1988 and by a sister, Romona Bernard.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Rex Wilson of Shelbyville, IN
2 brothers: Edward (Mary) Stephens of Prospect, KY; Roy (Linda) Stephens of Sonora, KY
2 half sisters: Lisa (Tim) Roy and Thelma (Rodney) Scott, both of Russell Springs, KY
 
Graveside Service: Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at the McBeath Cemetery in Russell Springs with Bro. Bobby Conner officiating 
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.
 

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DALLAS LEE MILLER, 74, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Dallas Lee Miller, 74, of Russell Springs, KY died Friday, October 30, 2020 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He was born October 8, 1946 in Russell Springs to the late Orvis & Zelpha Dunbar Miller. 
 
Dallas was a retired school bus driver.  He was widowed.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Paula (Richard) Nowling, Seymour, IN
3 granddaughters: Kaia Kinworthy, Eryn Riley, Emma Nowling
1 great-granddaughter: Amelia Kinworthy
 
Funeral service: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel
 
Burial: White's Chapel Cemetery
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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BRIAN HOLT GASKINS, 46, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Brian Holt Gaskins, 46, of Russell Springs, KY died Saturday, October 31, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Somerset, KY on May 21, 1974 a son of Wayne Gaskins & Betty Bolin of Russell Springs.
 
Brian was as a Nurse Practioner
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Dakota Gaskins of Russell Springs, KY
1 sister: Jill Adamson & husband James of Russell Springs, KY
1 brother: Mark Bolin & wife Tiffany of Jamestown, KY
Special Nieces and Nephews
 
Services are private.
 
Interment: Russell County Memorial Gardens 
 
Friends are invited to call Wednesday from 11:00am-1:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY is in charge of arrangements.
 

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JAMES BURRIS, SR., 73, COLUMBIA, KY

 

James B. Burris, Sr., 73, of Columbia, KY died Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 8:25pmCT at Summit Manor Nursing Home. He was born August 22, 1947 in Franklin, KY a son of the late David E. “Big Boy” Burris & Marlene Jane Sneed Finney.
 
James was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, serving during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of Columbia Masonic Lodge 96, a former businessman in Columbia and employed by Fruit of the Loom.  
 
SURVIVORS:
1 Daughter: Stephanie Phillips & husband Steve (“Toe Joe”) of Columbia, KY
1 Son: Jimmy Burris of Crestwood, KY     
2 Sisters: Joyce Reliford & Teresa Schneider both of Columbia, KY
4 Grandchildren: Preston & Caitlin Loy, Erin & Trevor Burris
Several other relatives & friends
 
Masonic Funeral Rites: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.  
 
Burial: Antioch Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
 
Visitation: After 10:00amCT on Tuesday 
 
ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR SERVICE ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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DONALD WAYNE KEITH, 70, COLUMBIA, KY

 
Donald Wayne Keith, 70, of Columbia, KY died Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 5:13 P.M. at his home. He was born February 18, 1950 in Adair County, KY to the late James William Francis Keith and Frances Estes Keith.  
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Patricia Keith.
 
Donald was a Member, Deacon and Treasurer of Russell Heights Baptist Church, owner of Donald Keith Trucking, loved fishing with the grandkids and always had a big garden.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Becky Beaty Keith of Columbia, KY
1 son: Jason Wayne Keith of Phoenix, Arizona
2 daughters & sons-in-law: Janet & Tony Harmon of Columbia, KY; Shelley & Anthony Ramsey of White House, Tennessee
1 brother: Gary Keith of Columbia
7 grandchildren: Garrett Keith, Corey Harmon, Kelci, Hailey & Austin Ramsey, Kayla Brown, Kyra Troutt
8 great-grandchildren 
A host of other relatives & friends
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Darrell Treece & Bro. Jerry Putteet officiating
 
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 4:00 P.M. Tuesday
 
ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW THE HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES.
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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LOVELL WOOLDRIDGE, 96, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Lovell Wooldridge, 96, of Jamestown, KY passed away Friday, October 30, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Jamestown, KY on September 13, 1924 a son of the late Verna (Loy) and Lilburn Wooldridge.
 
Mr. Wooldridge was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army in WWII.
 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Maxine Mann Wooldridge; 4 brothers: Loy, Eulis, Murrell and Shelby Wooldridge; 2 sisters: Laverne Coe and JoAnn Morgan; and 2 sons-in-laws: Jim Coleman and Randall Hamilton.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife Wanda Wooldridge
3 daughters: Barbara (Robert) Brooks, Teresa Hamilton, & Debra Hay
1 sister: Juanita Miller 
1 brother: Albert Wooldridge
8 grandchildren
12 great-grandchildren
1 great-great-grandchild
Special niece: Vickie Hayes
A host of nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service: Monday, November 2, 2020 at 11:00amCT at Bernard Ridge Church of God with Bro. Lindsey Cornett and Bro. Roger Garner officiating
 
Visitation: After 9:30amCT on Monday at the church
 
Interment: Ridgecrest Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Russell County Honor Squad
 
The family requests memorial donations be made to Bernard Ridge Church of God or to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, and these can be made at the church.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY in charge of arrangements.
 

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JIMMIE K. DUNBAR, 80, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Jimmie K. Dunbar, 80, of Russell Springs, KY died Thursday, October 29, 2020 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY. He was born April 26, 1940 in Russell County to the late Lorel & Zilpha Wisdom Dunbar. 
 
Jimmie was a farmer and a former member of the National Guard.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Nelda Dunbar, Russell Springs, KY
2 children: Keith Dunbar, Russell Springs, KY; Jackie Kendell Dunbar (Ellen), Atlanta, GA
2 grandchildren: Erynn Elisbeth Dunbar & David Dunbar of Atlanta, GA
 
The family will be doing a Private Burial.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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