Obituaries Archives for 2021-05

OTIS BURTON, 87, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Otis Burton, 87, of Columbia, KY died Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Hospital from injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was born in Adair County on January 30, 1934 to the late Robert and Dorinda Burton. 
 

He was the husband of the late Nellie Nancy Harmon Burton.

 

Mr. Burton formerly attended the Calvary Temple Church and enjoyed dairy farming and spending time with his family.

 

SURVIVORS:

4 children: Mary Betty Helm (Kenny), Morris Benny Burton and John Jeffro Burton (Karen) all of Columbia, KY; Marilyn Bessie Judd (Tony) of Greensburg, KY

9 grandchildren

14 great-grandchildren (and one on the way)

 

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two children: Mae Beverly Burton and Michael Bradley Burton; a granddaughter, Tonia Rena Helm and siblings: Pink Burton, Sarah Burton, Cecile Cowan, Lizzie Cowan, Rissie Burton and Gladys Burton.

 

Funeral Service: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 2:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Troy McWhorter and Bro Ralph Foster officiating

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

Visitation: Tuesday from 2:00-8:00pmCT and Wednesday morning until time for the service

 

PallbearersJosh Harden, Billy Smith, Josh Helm, Terry Judd, Junior Crawhorn & Coe Washington.                                                                                                     

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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ELDER PAUL DARRELL WILSON, 78, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY


Elder Paul Darrell Wilson, 78, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 at his residence. He was born September 23, 1942 in Russell Springs, KY, the son of the late Erville Paul Wilson and Eudell McBeath Wilson.
 

Paul was a veteran of the United States Army serving in the 82nd Airborne Division, and a construction worker. He was a Baptist minister and pastored several churches in the area. He was a member of Salem United Baptist Church.


SURVIVORS:
Wife: Redith Wilson of Russell Springs, KY 
1 Daughter: Maria Tarter, spouse Tony, of Nancy KY

2 Sons: Todd Wilson, spouse Stacy, of Russell Springs, KY; Tony Wilson (Leslie) of Russell Springs KY

5 Sisters: Rose Bradshaw, Freda Ann Johnson,  Lynna Robertson, Tammy McFarland, and Christy Hammond, all of Russell Springs, KY

1 Brother: Jeff Wilson of Russell Springs, KY

4 grandchildren: Myles Wilson, Gabby Wilson, Cody Wilson and Makayla Wilson

2 great-grandchildren: Carmen Wilson and Cloe Wilson

 

Funeral Service: 10 AM Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Tony Tarter and Bro. Myles Wilson officiating


Visitation: 5-9 PM Monday, May 31, 2021 at Wilson Funeral Home

Interment: Salem Cemetery, KY.


Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

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MARILYN MCKINNEY NOEL, 68, SHELBYVILLE, KY

 
Marilyn McKinney Noel, 68, of Shelbyville, KY (formerly of Adair County, KY) died Saturday, March 13, 2021 at her residence. She was born on January 18, 1953 in Columbia, KY to the late Edward and Helen Willis McKinney.
 

She was a wonderful person and a terrific mother. She loved teaching at Bullitt East High School and wanted to inspire her students. She received the Teacher of the Year Award during her career.  

 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her beloved son, William Trenton Noel.

      

SURVIVORS:
3 siblings: Rosemary McGuffin, Mike McKinney (Bonnie) and Anne Stephens (Glenn, Jr.)
Nieces & nephews: Mark Henson (Gayle), Laura Griffin (Scott), Angie Henson, Miranda Gray (Cain), Melissa Rodgers, Quinten Smith (Justin), Melanie Collins (D. A.) and Meagan Dovenbarger (Jason)
Several great-nieces and nephews & 1 great-great-nephew
Trent’s father: Bill Noel (Kathy)
 

A memorial celebration of life graveside service will be 1:00pm eastern time June 19, 2021 at Mt. Washington Cemetery in Mt. Washington, KY. 
 

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

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MARSHA WELLS ROBERTS, 57, COLUMBIA, KY


Marsha (Wells) Roberts, 57, of Columbia, KY died Saturday, May 29, 2021 at her home. She was born January 24, 1964 in Barren County, KY to the late Murrell Brazil and Thelma Floyd Wells. 
 

Marsha retired from the Adair County EMS as an EMT, was an avid floral designer and attended Asbury United Methodist Church.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband: James Roberts of Columbia

1 son: Jamison Roberts of Columbia

Her brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Steve and Tracey Roberts of Glasgow

2 nieces & 2 nephews: Special niece, Jennifer (Anand) Varahala, Stevie Roberts, Misty Evans, Bart (Cassie) Roberts

Several other relatives and friends

 

Funeral Service: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Todd Akin and Bro. Jimmie D. Cox officiating

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 4:00 P.M. Monday

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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JAQUELINE PACKARD BARRETT, 82, NEW ALBANY, IN

 

Jacqueline Jo Barrett, 82, of New Albany, IN died Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at the Green Valley Care Center in New Albany, IN. She was born on August 9, 1938 to the late Cornelius and Lillian Fortner Packard. 

 

She was the wife of the late Estle Thomas Barrett.

 

Mrs. Barrett was of the Southern Baptist faith and was a Foster Parent to many children.  She loved horses and spending time with her family and friends.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 children: Pamela Barrett of Washington and Brian Barrett of Indiana

Foster son: Chris Hatten of Indiana

1 grandson: Nikolai Horbarenko of Washington

1 great-grandson: Jack Horbarenko of Arizona

 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Damon Barrett and 3 siblings: Ann Williams, David Packard and Danny Packard.

 

Graveside service: 1:30pm CT on Friday, May 28, 2021 at New Hope Cemetery with Bro. Ralph Foster officiating

 

Visitation: Friday from 11:00am-1:00pm CT 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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OLA MAY HAYS, 90, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Ola Mae Hays, 90, of Jamestown, KY passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia, KY. She was born in Jamestown, KY on May 27, 1930, a daughter of the late Ema D. (Clayton) and Herman Garr.
 
After retiring from Russell Sportswear, she worked many years at the Catholic Thrift Store.
 
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Hays and a son, Tony Hays.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 sister: Joann Hewlett of Indianapolis, IN
A host of nieces & nephews
 
Graveside Service: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 1:00pmCT at Greens Chapel Cemetery in Jamestown, KY with Pastor Albert Taylor, Jr. officiating
 
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Greens Chapel Cemetery. Mail to: Sharon Pipkin, P.O. Box 442, Columbia, KY 42728.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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HERBERT RAY HOLMES, 81, COLUMBIA, KY


Herbert Ray Holmes, 81, of Columbia, KY died Sunday, May 23, 2021 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was born on June 19, 1939 in Adair County to the late Lindsey and Thelma Neat Holmes.

 

Mr. Holmes was a member of the Purdy Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on lawnmowers, but he most enjoyed mowing his yard and spending time with his family.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Doris Jean Stargel Holmes of Columbia, KY

3 children: Anthony Ray Holmes, Marcella York (Steve) and Annette Holmes (Timmy Piper), all of Columbia, KY
6 grandchildren: Dean White (Mary Lee), Red Holmes (Nancy), Jean George, Megan Wright (Thomas), Lula Wheat (Chris) and Everett Luttrell (Danielle)

18 great-grandchildren

1 great-great-grandchild

3 brothers: Junior Holmes (Ann), Roger Holmes (Gail) and Rollin Holmes (Ruby) all of Columbia, KY

1 sister: Rachel Burton of Columbia, KY

Several nieces & nephews

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Luttrell and 3 sisters: Faye Bottoms, Ruby Rice and Ruth Wright.

 

Funeral Service: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at  1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Junior Holmes officiating

 

Burial: New Hope Cemetery

 

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

 

Pallbearers: Dean White, Red Holmes, Jaylen Holmes, Julius Holmes, Tyran George and Jessie Bryant

 

Honorary Pallbearers: Everett Luttrell and Carson Holmes

 

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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SUE CARENDER, 72, JABEZ, KY

 

Sue Carender, 72, of Jabez, KY passed from this life on Friday, May 21, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Born on April 18, 1949, in Eli, KY, she was a daughter of the late William Spencer and Olva Kelsey Harris.


Sue was a former cashier at Wal-Mart. In her spare time, she enjoyed bird watching, gardening, sewing and quilting. 

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband: Darlus Carender of Jabez

2 sons; Bruce Carender and Troy (and Brandy) Carender both of Jabez

2 grandchildren: Chloe Carender and Jada Carender

 

In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Jimmy Harris and Danny Harris and one sister, Joyce Luttrell. 

 

Funeral Service: Monday, May 24, 2021 at 12:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Brother Mark Polston officiating

 

Burial: Military Spring Cemetery in Jabez

 

Visitation: 11:00am-12:00pmCT on Monday, May 24, 2021 at Bernard Funeral Home

 

Pallbearers: Troy Carender, Steve Luttrell, Tim Oakes, Austin McDonald, Edward Jerrigan, and Larry Cuppernell

 

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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JULIE MAY OWENS, 38, BARDSTOWN, KY

 

Julie May Owens, 38, of Bardstown, KY passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Born on May 10, 1983, at Fort Knox, she was the daughter of Stephen W. Owens and Mary E. Carter. 

 

Julie was a homemaker and a loving mother. She enjoyed scrapbooking and listening to all genres of music.

 

She was preceded in death by a sister, Cassandra Owens.

 

SURVIVORS:

Father: Stephen W. Owens of Shepherdsville, KY

Mother: Mary E. Carter of Shepherdsville, KY

4 sons: Ethan Carter, Isaiah Carter, Aaron Carter, and Bentley Carter Kepper

1 daughter: Lily Carter Kepper

3 sisters: Stephanie Allison (& Doug) and Rachelle Morris both of Louisville, KY; Jessica Stone of Phenix City, AL

A host of aunts, uncles, and cousins

 

Funeral services are private.

 

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs, KY is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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HELEN NETHERY CADE, 97, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Helen Nethery Cade, 97, of Russell Springs, KY passed from this life on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at her home. She was born on June 20, 1923 in Spencer County, KY, second eldest of 7 children born to the late Chalmers and Elizabeth Stodghill Nethery.

 

Helen moved to Louisville at the age of 13. It was there she met Leon Cade, whom she married on January 20, 1940. Together, they shared 58 years of wedded bliss. During that time, Helen and Leon moved back to Russell County in 1964 and founded the Avalon Restaurant and Motel and the Exon Service Station, which they operated until 1979. They also operated the Russell County Airport for 5 years. Helen worked for the Lake Cumberland Community Services Organization as head cook and kitchen manager for over 25 years. She retired on February 29, 2002, but after a few years, she began employment with the Experience Works Program. After 8 years, she retired again at the age of 90.

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her dear husband, Leon Cade, who passed from this life on March 14, 1998; an infant daughter, Mary Leona Cade; a son, Richard Leon Cade; 2 sisters: Betty Jean Nethery and Doris Johnson; and 2 brothers: Wendell Nethery and Kennard Nethery.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 son: Larry (and Judy) Cade of Russell Springs, KY

1 brother: Roger (and Gloria) Nethery of Bloomfield, KY

1 sister: Geneva Lees of Louisville, KY

A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren

Many nieces, nephews, and friends


Funeral Service: Monday, May 24, 2021 at 10:00amCT at Russell Springs First Baptist Church with Bro. Ryan Coffey and Bro. Jeff Griffin officiating

 

Burial: Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville

 

Visitation: Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 3:00pm-8:00pmCT at Russell Springs First Baptist Church

 

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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BARBARA COLLINS, 63, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Barbara S. Collins, 63, of Jamestown, KY passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY. She was born in Jamestown, KY on May 18, 1958, a daughter of the late Irene (York) and Jake Helm.
 
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Junior Collins.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Nikki Burton (Davey) of Jamestown, KY
2 sons: Casey Collins (Kim) of Jamestown, KY; Jacob Collins of Jamestown, KY
4 sisters: Patricia Morgan (Ross) of Russell Springs, KY; Rosemar Oaks (Phillip) of Russell Springs, KY; Lisa Mann  of Russell Springs, KY; Sandy Cunningham (Randy) of Jamestown, KY
1 brother: Gene Helm (Sherie) of Jamestown, KY
6 grandchildren: Austin (Susan) Roberts, Adam Roberts, Brooklyn Burton, Easton Burton, Montanna Grider and Hunter Grider
A host of nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 2:00pmCT at Freedom Christian Church in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Wendell Roberts and Bro. Garrett Crawford officiating
 
Visitation: Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 5:00pm-8:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY and on Sunday after 1:00pmCT at Freedom Christian Church
 
Interment: Dixon Cemetery in Jamestown, KY
 
We ask that everyone attending to please wear a face covering and follow Covid rules.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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JOE FLANAGAN, 66, SOMERSET, KY (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL COUNTY)

 
Joe Flanagan, 66, of Somerset, KY, formerly of Russell County, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was born in Somerset, KY on August 22, 1954, a son of the late Mary (Mitchell) and Attis E. Flanagan.
 
Joe was a retired paramedic & firefighter.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rudy Flanagan.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Evelana (Johnson) Flanagan of Somerset, KY
2 daughters: Amelia Ashley (Chris) Pabey of Jamestown, KY; Michelle Brooke Flanagan of Somerset, KY
1 son: Jason (Valerie) Flanagan of Lawrenceburg, KY
1 sister: Linda Flanagan (Gary) Cox of Lawrenceburg, KY
1 brother: Dan (Ginny) Flanagan of Campbellsville, KY
3 grandchildren: Connor James Flanagan, Anthony Kirk Flanagan, and Cherry Lily Pabey
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 2:00pmCT at Clear Fork Baptist Church, 760 Clear Fork Rd., Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Joe Sullivan and Dan Flanagan officiating
 
Visitation: Friday 5:00pm-8:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel and Saturday after 12:00pmCT at Clear Fork Baptist Church 
 
Interment: Jamestown Cemetery
 
Family request memorial donations be made to Clear Fork Baptist Church and can be made at the funeral home or at the church.
 
We ask that everyone attending please wear a face covering and follow Covid rules.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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CAROLYN M. POLSTON, 69, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Carolyn M. Polston, 69, of Jamestown, KY passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Russell County Hospital. She was born in Jamestown, KY on January 13, 1952, a daughter of the late Ollie (Lawless) and Raymond  Hudson.
 
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Morris Polston; a son, Alex Polston; a sister, Cola Fay Burton; and 3 brothers: Leonard, Lilburn, and Billy Joe Hudson.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Eric Polston of Jamestown, KY
1 sister: Cleta Simpson of Jamestown, KY
2 brothers: Ronnie Hudson of Russell Springs, KY and Lannie Hudson of Jamestown, KY
 
Funeral Service: Friday, May 21, 2021 at 11:00amCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Leon Simpson officiating
 
Visitation: Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 5:00pm-8:00pmCT at the funeral home
 
Burial: Jamestown Cemetery
 
Everyone attending is urged to please wear a face covering and follow CDC rules for COVID-19.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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ROBERTA MARIE CALLAHAN, 88, DEMOSSVILLE, KY

 

Roberta Marie Callahan, 88, of Demossville, KY died Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Hospice of Hope Facility in Maysville, KY. She was born on June 10, 1932 to the late James Clyde and Mary Gwendolyn Simmons Cooley. 

 

She was the wife of the late Howard Mitchell Callahan.

 

Mrs. Callahan was of the Christian faith and a former member of the Pendleton County Athletic Boosters, Pendleton County School Board, Kentucky Democratic Women’s Club and Kentucky Chapter of DAR.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 son: John Callahan of Demossville, KY

2 grandchildren: Chelsey Marie Callahan of Covington, KY and Kindra Gwendolyn Callahan (Steven Wanstrath) of Cynthiana, KY

7 great-grandchildren: Hunter Alan McPherron, Harlow and Hannah Callahan and Karter, Kody, Kori and Kleo Wanstrath

 

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a daughter, Eunice Thompson and two siblings: Earl Cooley and Laura Murrell.

 

Funeral Service: Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 3:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 

Visitation: After 1:00pmCT on Saturday 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.

 

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DONNA LOUISE BURRIS, 86, CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY (ADAIR CO. NATIVE)

 

Donna Louise Burris, 86, the daughter of the later Wilburn and Lucille (Breeding) Hamilton, was born August 14, 1934 in Adair County, KY and departed this life on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Taylor Regional Hospital. 

 

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Bible Baptist Tabernacle and a homemaker. Donna enjoyed eating out, riding around seeing the beauty of nature and spending time with family.

 

She united marriage to Jim Garnett Burris, who preceded him in death in 2018.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 sons: Phillip Burris & wife Darlene and Todd Burris & wife Theresa, both of Campbellsville

2 brothers: Dickie “Pete” Hamilton & wife Marketa and Dixie “Shorty” Hamilton & wife Linda, both of Campbellsville

3 grandchildren: Anthony Burris, Shannon Burris & wife Ranita and Wesley Todd Burris

5 great-grandchildren

A host of other relatives and friends

 

Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Cutler officiating

 

Burial: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens 

 

Visitation: Tuesday from 5-8 PM at the funeral home

 

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

 

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KENNETH HOLMES, 73, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Kenneth Holmes, 73, of Russell Springs, KY died Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at his residence. He was born on August 16, 1947 in Vester, KY to the late Willie and Rena Burton Holmes. 

 

Kenneth loved spending time with his family and friends.

 

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Connie Paulene Franklin Holmes and 6 siblings: Ramona Lane, Iola Holmes, Gwendola Holmes, Nola Vena Crawhorn, Ronald Holmes and Donald Holmes.

 

SURVIVORS:

3 children: Angela Dixon (Marlin) and Rodney Holmes both of Russell Springs, KY and Willie Holmes of Bronston, KY

2 granddaughters: Bethany Ann Copley (John Pruitt) and Ashley Nicole Holmes (Ascenzio Bilello)

1 great-granddaughter: Leora Bilello

1 sister: Naomi Burton (Leonard) of Elizabethtown, KY

Several nieces and nephews

 

Mr. Holmes chose cremation and a memorial graveside service will be held Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:00pmCT at the Franklin Cemetery.
 

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

 

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MARY ODEAN SHARP LOY, 84, FAIRPLAY, KY


Mary Odean Loy, 84 of Columbia, KY passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 after a brief illness. Odean was born on December 25, 1936 in Fairplay, KY to the late Vanus and Josephine Gadberry Sharp.
 

She was a longtime employee of the Adair County Board of Education and was a member of the Democrat Women’s Club.

 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Bobby W. Loy, and 2 brothers: James and Preston Sharp.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 daughters: Janet Loy Parrish and Carolyn Loy Hale & husband Anthony, both of Columbia, KY

3 grandchildren: Travis Loy Hale, Dylan Michael Hale, and Rachel Grace Parrish

1 brother: David Lee Sharpe & wife Janet of Columbia, KY

A host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives & friends


Funeral Service: Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

Visitation: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. 

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 
 

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MIMI (ROSEMARIE) BAIRSTOW, 87, GLENSFORK, KY


Mimi (Rosemarie) Bairstow, 87, of Glensfork, KY, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away suddenly May 13, 2021 due to accidental injuries. 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Bairstow Jr and Rosemarie (Horky) Bairstow; a sister, Nancy (Roger) Blackport; and a brother, Harry “Budd” (Joan) Bairstow III. 

 

SURVIVORS:

Her adoring nephews & nieces: Greg (Stephanie) Blackport, Bob (Katie) Blackport, Mike Blackport of whom she was like a mother to, Jeff (Katie) Bairstow, Susan (Roger) Hebden, Laura (Trey) Smith, Cynthia (Paul) Lappas

 

Mimi was a graduate of New Trier High School and Michigan State University. She was an Accountant for Morton Salt in Chicago, for a short time worked part-time for her dear lifelong friend Robert Smith before retiring to Kentucky where she enjoyed her farm, gardening and many animals. Mimi was extremely friendly, outgoing and strong willed. Her wit, energy, listening skills and smile made her memorable and an inspiration too many. In addition to her many hobbies and clubs she participated in, she also volunteered at the Adair County Food Pantry. She will be dearly missed by many friends.

 

Her out of state family is incredibly appreciative of her friends in Kentucky who have helped her and her animals through the years. 

 

Cremation has taken place through Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home of Columbia, KY with a family celebration of life to be held at a later date in Chicago.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Adair County Food Pantry or to the Green River Animal Shelter.

 

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JENNA ROSE SAWYER HANSFORD FERGUSON, 81, CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY


Jenna Rose Sawyer Hansford Ferguson, 81, of Campbellsville, KY died May 17, 2021 at her residence.  She was born on October 8, 1939 in Albany, KY to the late Jesse and Ann Grider Sawyers. 

 

She was the wife of the late Laine Ferguson.

 

Mrs. Ferguson was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church in Campbellsville and enjoyed cooking, playing the piano and caring for others.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 sons: Frank Hansford and Robert “Bam” Hansford (Angela) both of Campbellsville, KY

7 grandchildren: Raina Brooke Simpson (Dustin), Cody, Macaela & Logan Hansford, Ryan Shuffett (Lindsey), Joscelyn Milby and Alex Gupton

7 great-grandchildren: Deacon, Judah and Titus Simpson, Ashton & Mia Shuffett and Ava & Carson Milby

3 siblings: Bob Sawyers (Barbara) and Jim Sawyers (Betty) both of Albany, KY; Sally Guffy (Jimmy) of Louisville, KY

Sister-in-law: Nelda Sawyers of Albany

Sseveral nieces and nephews

 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, William Harold Hansford and a brother, Ken Sawyers.

 

Funeral Service: Friday, May 21, 2021 at 1:00pmET at Beech Grove Baptist Church in Campbellsville with burial in the Brookside Cemetery. 
 

Visitation: After 10:00amET on Friday at the church

 

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to https://gofund.me/a9665ac1 for Mrs. Fergusons granddaughters battle with cancer.

 

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 the arrangements.

 

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LARRY MOORE, 62, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Larry W. Moore, 62, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Russell County Hospital. He was born in Jamestown, KY on May 4, 1959, a son of the late Christine (York) and Earl  Moore.
 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Shelia Sullivan Moore; a brother, Roger Moore; and a sister, Brenda Bunch.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 daughters: Lori Michelle Coffey of Russell Springs, KY and Larimie Moore of Columbia, KY
1 sister: Virginia (Stevie) Helm of Columbia, KY
1 brother: Dale (Helen) Moore of Jamestown, KY
2 grandchildren: Taylor Moore and Jase Miller
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11:00amCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Mike Helm officiating
 
Visitation: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 5:00pm-8:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel
 
Burial: York Cemetery in Jamestown, KY
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.
 

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LARRY "CANNONBALL" APPLEBY, 59, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Larry "Cannonball" Appleby, 59, of Jamestown, KY passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 at the Baptist Hospital in Lexington, KY. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 11, 1961, a son of the late Susie (Maynard) Russell and Hugh  Appleby, Sr.
 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Opal Hall Appleby; a daughter, Dianna Carol Appleby; a brother, Hugh Appleby, Jr.; and 4 sisters: Connie Jo Appleby, Donna McGowan, Beverly Collins, and Marilyn McQueary.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Melinda Belt of Jamestown, KY
4 sons: Larry (L.R.) Appleby, Jr. of Jamestown, KY; Barry Appleby of Jamestown, KY; Jimmy Appleby of Russell Springs, KY; and Nathan Appleby of Jamestown, KY
6 sisters: Judy Mann of Jamestown, KY; Debbie King of Jamestown, KY; Carolyn Williams of Russell Springs, KY; Virginia Huddleston of Russell Springs, KY; Cynthia Montgomery of Jamestown, KY; and Kim Fayard of Georgia
9 grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 19,  2021 at 1:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Donnie Brockman, Bro. Phillip Miller, and Jeff Hoover officiating
 
Visitation: Tuesday from 5:00-8:00pmCT at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapel
 
Interment: Jamestown Cemetery 
 
We ask everyone attending please wear a facial covering and follow Covid rules.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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CHARLES "BUD" SMITH, JR., 73, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Charles B. “Bud” Smith, Jr., 73, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 at his home. Born at home in Russell Springs on October 24, 1947, he was the son of the late Charles Bascum and Afteel Meece Smith.  
 
Bud has cattle farmed all his life. He was from a family of Angus breeders. He was a member of the American Angus Association and the Kentucky Angus Association. Bud was also a member of Russell Springs First Baptist Church. He had a great love for God, his family and Angus cattle.
 
Along with his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Gosser Smith; 2 grandchildren: Steven Dick and Sarah Dick; a step-daughter, Lindsey Akers; and a brother-in-law, Limon Harris.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Pam Doss Smith, whom he married in June of 1990
4 children: Henry Bryan Smith (and Melissa) of Russell Springs, KY; Angela Dawn Ragle (and Mike) of Jamestown, KY; Carla Gail Hart (and Clint) of Russell Springs, KY; and Kacie Hood (and Troy) of Scottsville, KY
2 sisters: Charlene Harris and Deborah Popplewell (and Mike), both of Russell Springs
9 grandchildren: Paul Allen Dick (and Kim), Katie Dick (and Tyler), Maggie Hart, Natalie Hart, Bryanna Smith, Blane Smith, Clare Hood, Reece Hood and Morgan Rutledge (and David)
2 great-grandchildren: Kylie Grace Dick and Eli Rutledge
Step-son-in-law: J.T. Akers
 
 
Funeral Service: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 5:00pmCT at Russell Springs First Baptist Church, with Bro. Ryan Coffey officiating.  
 
Burial: Smith Memorial Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 11:00amCT on Tuesday at Russell Springs First Baptist Church
 
Active Pallbearers: Mike Ragle, Clint Hart, Troy Hood, Paul Allen Dick, Ryan Doss, Blane Smith and Kenley Conner.  
 
Honorary Pallbearers: Chuck Grove, Rabon Smith, Keith Jeffries, Tim Dievert, Gary Coffey and the Directors of First Bancorp.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Kentucky Angus Foundation, 1220 Angus Trail, Lexington, KY 40509 or to Gideons International.
 
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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BESSIE JEWELL DILE, 81, COLUMBIA, KY


Bessie Jewell Dile, 81, of Columbia, KY died Sunday, May 16, 2021 at the TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY. She was born May 22, 1939 in Casey County, KY to the late Cash and Myrtle Smith Browning. 
 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the following siblings: Earl, Ed, Harvey, Bill and Donald Browning, Rebecca Brown, Tina Roberts and a sister in infancy.

 

Bessie was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, going to auctions and watching auctions online. In her earlier days, she loved to dance, play bingo, plant flowers, garden and can tomatoes.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband: Freeman Dile of Columbia, KY

6 children: Larry (Betty) White, Barry (Shelia) White, Teresa (Buck) Taylor, Jeff (Lisa) Thomas, Randy (Angie) Smith, David (Jaclyn) Smith all of Columbia, KY

17 grandchildren

19 great-grandchildren

3 great-great grandchildren

 

Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Withers officiating

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 4:00 P.M. Tuesday

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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PRISCILLA CURRY SMITH, 86, EDMONTON, KY

 

Priscilla Smith, 86, of Edmonton, KY, formerly of Breeding, KY, died Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Glenview Health Care Facility in Glasgow. She was born January 11, 1935 in Adair County, KY to the late Carl and Irene Lacy Curry. 

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ross Curry. 

 

Priscilla was a member of Breeding United Methodist Church and was employed by Edmonton Manufacturing for many years.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 son: Jewel Smith of Edmonton

2 granddaughters: Ashley Smith of Glasgow and Morgan (Mark) Jones of Nashville, TN

 

Funeral Service: Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Wisdom officiating

 

Burial: Fudge Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 1:00 P.M. Sunday

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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MARLENE RODGERS TUCKER, 73, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Marlene Rodgers Tucker, 73, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at her home. She was born September 29, 1947 in Danville, KY, the only child born to the late Ora and Jessie Henson Rodgers.  

 

In addition to her parents, Marlene was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Bro. Elvis Tucker, who passed away January 27, 2017. As a pastor's wife, Marlene was the perfect help mate to Bro. Elvis, working side by side on the family farm. 

 

Marlene was a homemaker who loved to travel. She was also a member of Pine Grove Separate Baptist Church.


SURVIVORS:

2 children: Matthew Tucker (& Emily Russell) of Russell Springs, KY; Lynette Whittle of Russell Springs, KY

3 grandchildren: Jacob Dick (& Julie) of Beaumont, Texas; Justin Tucker and Jordan Tucker both of Columbia, KY

 

Funeral Service: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 10:00amCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Wilson and Bro. Troy Coffey officiating

 

Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery

 

Visitation: Monday, May 17, 2021 from 5:00pm-8:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home

 

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

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Pine Grove Cemetery Fund, 5540 South Highway 76, Russell Springs, KY 42642 or to the Gideons International.

 

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

 

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QUENTON TRUETT STEPHENS, 75, JAMESTOWN, KY

 

Quenton Truett Stephens, 75, of Jamestown, KY died Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. Born on July 15, 1945 in Russell Springs, KY, he was a son of the late George and Fairlee Hopper Stephens. 

 

Quenton was a logger and a farmer for most of his life. He truly enjoyed working. Quenton was a very loving person. He liked to collect guns and Case knives. Quenton attended Solid Rock Full Gospel Church.

 

In addition to his parents, Quenton was preceded in death by 6 brothers: Ralph Stephens, Paul Stephens, Genis Stephens, John Stephens, Homer Stephens, and Glen Stephens; 2 sisters: Dorothy Stephens and Clydene George; and 2 grandchildren: Stephanie Burton and Cody Burton. 

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Betty Gossage Stephens of Jamestown, KY

1 son: David (and Tammy) Stephens of Russell Springs, KY

3 daughters: Donita (and Mike) Spoon, Lori (and Tim) Akin, and Sheila (and Bill) Brown, all of Columbia, KY

2 brothers: Jimmy (and Wilma) Stephens of Campbellsville, KY; Elmer Stephens of Russell Springs, KY

2 sisters: Kathleen (and Larry) Holt and Clotene Estes, both of Eubank, KY

4 grandchildren: Brandon (and Lacey) Spoon, Tashina (and Ryan) Herron, Parker Akin, and Benjamin Akin, all of Columbia, KY

1 stepson: Mark Holt of Russell Springs, KY

1 step-grandchild:  Braydon Edmonds of Columbia, KY

2 great-grandchildren: Nora Spoon and Jenna Spoon (with another great-grandchild on the way)

Very close great-nephew, Zachary Nicholson and great-niece, Madison Nicholson

A host of nieces & nephews who were dear to his heart
 

Funeral Service: Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 3:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Keith and Bro. Troy McWhorter officiating

 

Burial: Rexroat Cemetery

 

Visitation: Sunday from 12:00pm-3:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home

 

Pallbearers: Doug Stephens, Curt George, Eric Estes, Zachary Nicholson, Gary Stephens, and Ryan Herron

 

Honorary Pallbearer: Brandon Spoon

 

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

 

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home with an online guestbook available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.

 

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JACK DAVID CATRON, 59, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Jack David Catron, 59, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, May 13, 2021 at his residence. He was born on October 8, 1961 in Jamestown, TN.

 

Mr. Catron was a member of Purdy Separate Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, vegetable gardening and spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball fan.

 

He was preceded in death by his step-father, Don Harden and a uncle, Jimmy Earl Catron.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Karen Burton Catron of Columbia, KY

1 son: Brandon Catron of Columbia, KY

His mother: Lucille Catron Harden of Breeding, KY

Aunt: Audry Reliford of Columbia, KY

 

Funeral Service: Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 3:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Jamie Bryant officiating

 

Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery

 

Visitation: Sunday after 10:00amCT 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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WILLARD MORRIS COOMER, 75, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Willard Morris Coomer, 75, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at the T.J. Samson Shanti Niketan Hospice Home in Glasgow after an extended illness. Born January 30, 1946 in Adair County, KY, Willard was the son of the late Azro and Christine Coomer.

 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Harris Coomer in 2014 and a brother, Harold Coomer in 2018.

 

Willard was a long-time farmer in the Egypt community and a member of the Columbia United Methodist Church. He was an avid fisherman, wood craftsman and beekeeper.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 sons: David (Pat) Coomer of Columbia, KY and Jon (Parrish Paul) Coomer of Nashville, TN

2 grandsons: Seth (Katy Walker) Coomer and Eli Coomer, both of Lexington, KY

1 sister: Marilyn (Junior) Brown of Columbia, KY

Sister & brother-in-law: Beth and Richard Grant of Columbia, KY

Sister-in-law:  Patricia McFall Coomer of Russell Springs, KY

Dear friend: Sue Hutchison of Columbia, KY

Several nieces, nephews, and a host of other friends & relatives

 

Funeral Service: Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:00amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Richie Coomer, Rev. Robert E. Hoffman and Rev. Dr. Jay F. Smith officiating

 

Visitation: Friday, May 14, 2021 from 3:00pm-6:00pmCT and on Saturday morning until time for the service

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the T.J. Regional Health/ Shanti Niketan Hospice Home, Glasgow, Kentucky. Donations can be made at Stotts Phelps McQueary Funeral Home.

 

Pallbearers: David Hutchison, Matt Sabo, Mark Curry, Curtis Grant, Jason Grant, and Bryan Cook.

 

Honorary pallbearers: Neal Coomer, Russell Coomer, Ronnie Coomer, Chris Watts, Billy Rice, Glenn Corbin, Jerry Corbin and John Arnold.

 

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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JOYCE C. FORD WILSON, 74, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 

Joyce C. Ford Wilson, 74, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY. Born on August 17, 1946 in Somerset, she was the daughter of the late Henry Ford and Dalphia Roark Ford Burchett. 

 

Joyce worked for many years at Russell Sportswear and Fruit of the Loom. She was a devout Christian who served the Lord all of her life.

 

SURVIVORS:

3 daughters: Dena (& Randall) Burton of Russell Springs, KY; Diana Wright of Louisville, KY; and LaDonna Wilson of Nashville, TN

2 brothers: Terry (& Karen) Burchett and Jerry (& Kim) Burchett, both of Russell Springs, KY

10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren

 

In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, John L.D. Wilson, who passed away May 13, 2002.

 

Funeral Service: Friday, May 14, 2021 at 10:00amCT at Bernard Funeral Home

 

Burial: Fairview Memorial Cemetery

 

Visitation: 5:00pm-8:00pmCT on Thursday, May 13, 2021 and on Friday morning after 8:00amCT 

 

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

 

Funeral arrangements for Joyce C. Ford Wilson  are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home with online guestbook available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.

 

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DONALD ALLEN BRAY, 47, CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY

 
Donald Allen Bray, 47, the son of the late Peggy Sue Bray, was born February 3, 1974 in Jefferson County, KY and departed this life on Monday, May 10, 2021 in Greensburg at Jane Todd Hospital.
 
From birth, Mr. Bray knew love - and how to return it. He had a big heart and loved his family with everything in it. He was a huge fan of country music; he knew the chords and notes of countless songs and was a talented vocalist. His family speaks fondly of memories created with him that will live on for years to come.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 siblings: Dana Bray & companion William Sanders of Campbellsville, KY; Christopher Gamel of Washington
Grandmother: Elsie Sue Bray of Knifley, KY
8 aunts & uncles: Danny Bray & wife Christine, Ricky Bray & wife Angie, Karen Overstreet & husband Jimmy, Bobby Bray & wife Deedra, Bill Bray & wife Melissa, Tina Coffman & husband Joe, Missy Gibson & husband Lester, and Joe Bray & wife Tracy
A host of other relatives & friends
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 2:00pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with Bro. Freddy Thompson officiating
 
Visitation: Saturday from 12:00pmET until time for the service
 
L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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MARY FRANCIS MAY, 94, ATLANTA, GA (FORMERLY OF COLUMBIA, KY)

 

On Monday, May 10, 2021, Mary Frances May passed away peacefully at the age of 94 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was born December 27, 1926 in Campbellsville, KY to the late Walter and Nina Yarberry Edwards. 

 

Mary attended Columbia High School and Lindsey Wilson College. While at Lindsey Wilson, she met Darrell May and they were wed on June 14, 1946. Darrell and Mary moved to Chattanooga, TN and this is where Mary found her love for china and crystal while employed by Fischer-Evans Jewelry. They belonged to Brainerd Baptist Church at the time. Darrell’s job took them to New Orleans, LA. Her love for New Orleans was a very special time in her life. She loved to take the streetcar to work at Adler’s Jewelry Store where she worked until retirement. They attended First Baptist Church of New Orleans.

 

Mary retired to Columbia, KY on her family farm. Darrell and Mary lived with her sister, Emily Cain. Mary and Emily were soon known in town as “The Sisters”. There was not a function in the area they missed! Mary was very active in her community being a member of Columbia Baptist Church, WMU and the Women’s Club. She was on the Board of Trustees at Campbellsville University for years. Mary had a love for the Lord, gardening, knitting, exercising and cooking.

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell; a son, Dusty; and her sister, Emily.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 children: Davis May (Julie) and Sarah Laughon (Barry) all of Atlanta, GA

3 grandchildren: Robert (Ashleigh), Travis and Garrett (Heather), three great-grandchildren, Lulu, Easton and Kaleigh

1 niece and 1 nephew: Mary and Arthur and two special people, Rebecca and Gail

 

The family wishes to express a special thanks to Capstone Hospice and Magnolia Place

 

Funeral Service: Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. (CDT) at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Dr. Michael O’Neal officiating

 

Burial: Columbia Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 11:30 A.M. (CDT) Saturday

 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Campbellsville University or Columbia Baptist Church would be appreciated. These can be left at the funeral home.

 

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

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BILLIE ANN HADLEY, 63, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Billie Ann Hadley, 63, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Nottingham Park, IL on August 8, 1957 to the late William Preston Churchill and Dorothy Glinzig Churchill Svorc. 

 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, Willie Hadley.

 

Mrs. Hadley formerly attended the Grace Lutheran Church in Willow Springs, IL and was an employee of the Russell County Hospital.  Billie enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband: Clinis Hadley of Columbia

2 sons: Chris Hadley (Kristal) of Campbellsville, KY and C.J. Hadley (Amanda) of Columbia

4 grandchildren: Steve Corbin, Drew Hadley, Kaden Hadley and Kylie Bailey

 

Funeral Service: Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with cremation to follow the service. 

 

Visitation: Thursday after 10:00amCT 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 the arrangements.

 

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CHRISTY GAIL JOLLY, 42, CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY

 

Christy Gail Jolly, 42, the daughter of James Edward and Brenda Gail (Swanson) Flatt of Columbia, KY was born July 1, 1978 in Seymour, Indiana and departed this life on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Campbellsville at her home after a battle with cancer. 

 

Christy enjoyed shopping, music, hunting for mushrooms (dryland fish) and spending time with her kids. She was of the Christian Faith.

         

SURVIVORS:

Husband: Johnny Jolly of Campbellsville

1 daughter and 2 sons: Dana Jolly and John Jolly both of Campbellsville, KY; Damond Jolly of Elizabethtown, KY

Parents: James Edward and Brenda Gail (Swanson) Flatt of Columbia, KY

3 sisters and 1 brother: Tamara Eversole, James Flatt, Jr and Jamie Flatt all of Columbia, KY; Malissa Wheeler of Glendale, KY

A host of other relatives and friends

 

Funeral Service: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 12:00pmET (11:00amCT) in the chapel of L.R. Petty Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Bland officiating

 

Interment: Union Cemetery#2 in Glasgow, KY

 

Visitation: After 10:00amET (9:00amCT) on Tuesday until time for the service

 

Memorials are suggested to the Funeral Expense Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

 

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

 

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GREG CLAYWELL, 56, LOVES PARK, ILLINOIS (FORMERLY OF ADAIR COUNTY)

 
Gregory "Greg" D. Claywell, 56, of Loves Park, IL (formerly of Adair County, KY) passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Swedish American Hospital. He was born on October 6, 1964 in Berwyn, the son of Floyd and Flora (Loy) Claywell.  
 
Greg married Karen White on August 2, 2002 and was employed by Crown Lift Truck for many years. Greg loved riding his motorcycle, listening to music, attending car shows, and enjoying a cold beer. He had a great sense of humor and was known as a jokester. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  
 
In addition to his father, Floyd, he was also preceded in death by his grandparents: Owen and Lorrine Claywell and Gilliam and Alice Loy, and several close friends.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Karen Claywell
4 children: Justin (Beth), Zachary (Kati), Cody (Ally), and Alexis
6 grandchildren: Ariana, Teagan, Draven, Mykayla, Amelia, and Jacob
Mother: Flora Claywell
1 sister: Crystal (Joe)
Mother of his 3 sons: Lisa Norman
Parents-in-law: Trudy and Rich (Leah)
Sister-in-law: Kim (Chris)
Brother-in-law: Rich (Bonnie)
Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins
Long time best friends: Ronnie Pardue, Phil Edwards, Dan Gillis, and Jim “Little Guy” Tomal
Many other close and loving friends
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 6:00pmET at Delehanty Funeral Home, Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park, IL with visitation from 2:00pmET on Thursday until service time.  
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Toys for Tots.
 
This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
 

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WYNELL COOMER, 93, CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY


Wynell M. Coomer, 93, of Campbellsville, KY died Friday, May 7, 2021 at her residence. She was born on January 7, 1928 in Basil, KY to the late Will and Dee Moss Munday. 

 

Mrs. Coomer was a member of the Mt. Washington Baptist Church at Raywick, KY and also a member of the WMU Ladies at the church.  She enjoyed baking and flower gardening.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband: Ralph Gerald Coomer of Campbellsville, KY

1 son: Rick Coomer (Toni) of Campbellsville, KY

3 grandchildren: Steven Coomer of Washington, Nicole Parnell (Charles) of Mississippi and Jennifer Rissinger of New York

6 great-grandchildren Scott and Ripp Coomer, Austin, Michael and Bethany Parnell and Ryan Rissinger

1 brother: Don Munday (Jean) of Campbellsville, KY

Several nieces & nephews

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 5 siblings: Claire Coomer, Cosby Munday, Zyphia Fudge, Opal Janes and Leroy Munday.

 

Funeral Service: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 11:00amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy York and Bro. Donnie Blick officiating

 

Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 

Visitation: Monday from 3:00-6:00pmCT and on Tuesday from 9:00-11:00amCT 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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STEPHEN BURRIS, 62, ADAIR COUNTY, KY

 

Stephen Burris, 62, better known as “Pig" or "Earthquake”, was born May 8, 1958 in Adair County, KY to the late Coakley and Marcella (Janes) Burris and departed this life on January 28, 2021 in Lexington, KY. 

         

Stephen was a truck driver and a member of the Milltown United Methodist Church.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Sue Carol (Messinger) Burris

A host of other relatives and friends

         

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother: Julia Burris, Shelia Burris and Bruce Burris.

 

Memorial Service: Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 11:00amET (10:00amCT) in the chapel of L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with Rev. Russell Janes officiating

 

Burial: Columbia Cemetery

 

Visitation: After 10:00amET (9:00AM CT) Saturday at the funeral home

 

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

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MARY JO BROWN, 53, JAMESTOWN, KY

 
Mary Jo Brown, 53, of Jamestown, KY, passed away on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY. She was born in Columbia, KY on July 4, 1967, a daughter of the late Edna Mae (Brown) and Osco  Brown.
 
Mary Jo was a  homemaker.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 daughters: Madison Smith and Denisha Brown, both of Russell Springs, KY
1 son: Timmy McWhorter of Russell Springs, KY
3 sisters: Deloris Stearnes of Jamestown, KY; Betty Manning and Anna Watkins, both of Pine Knot, KY
1 brother: Timmy Brown of Jamestown, KY
 
Graveside Service: Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 1:00pmCT at the Jamestown City Cemetery with Bro. Johnny Crew officiating
 
Visitation: After 12:00pmCT on Saturday
 
Covid Protocols are in place. Masks and social distancing is required.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY is in charge of the arrangements.
 
 

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CARLDO WILSON, 81, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Carldo Wilson, 81, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2021 at Russell County Hospital. Born on October 30, 1939 in Russell County, he was a son of the late Addie K. “Johnny” and Doris Evelyn Womack Wilson.  
 
Carldo was self-employed and worked for many years renting mobile homes. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He recently accepted Christ as his Savior.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife of 56 years: Janice Garner Wilson of Russell Springs, KY whom he wed on July 2, 1964
1 son: Mark Wilson of Russell Springs, KY
4 grandchildren & 1 great-grandchild
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 2:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Jeric DeVore and Bro. Jeff Griffin officiating
 
Burial: Russell Springs City Cemetery with military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard
 
Visitation: 12:00pm-2:00pmCT on Sunday
 
Pallbearers: Walter Peatross, Mike Russell, David McGowan, Charles M. Smith, Jeff Kerns, Keith Kerns, and Wes Bottom
 
Honorary pallbearers: Donnie Morrison, Jeff Womack, and Pete Lee
 
Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to First Baptist Church of  Russell Springs or Gideon’s International.
 
Funeral arrangements for Carldo Wilson are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home with online guestbook available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.
 

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LARRY BUNCH, 72, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Larry Bunch, 72, of Russell Springs, KY passed away with his family at his bedside on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY.  
 
Born on June 6, 1948, in Russell County, he was a son of the late Robert and Jewell Hill Bunch.  Larry worked as a farm hand most of his life, but also worked at Stephen’s Pipe and Steel for over 20 years. Larry was a former constable for Russell County. He loved to deer hunt and fish. 
 
In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by a sister, Jerry Stephens.
 
SURVIVORS: 
Wife: Michele Bunch of Russell Springs, KY
3 daughters: Tamara Stephens (and Boris) of Russell Springs, KY; Jill Haste-Purtee (and Brian) of Waynesburg, KY; and Ashley Silverman of Somerset, KY
1 step-son: Jeremy Myers (and Carrie) of Russell Springs, KY
2 brothers: Lonnie Bunch (and Wanda) of Russell Springs, KY and Donnie Bunch of Franklin, IN
2 sisters: Bobbie Burks and Kim Stivers (and John) of Russell Springs, KY
11 grandchildren: Lindsey, Abbey, Jordyn, Connor, Benjamin, Timothy, Jacob, Bentley, Nathan, Zachary, and Rebecca
 
Funeral Service: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 2:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Kelly Burton, Jr. officiating
 
Burial: Rexroat Cemetery
 
Visitation: 11:00am-2:00pmCT on Friday at Bernard Funeral Home
 
Pallbearers: Johnathan Baker, Connor Haste, Jeff Stephens, John Stivers, Jeremy Myers, and Doug Nelson.
 
Honorary Pallbearers: Benjamin Myers, Timothy Myers, Jacob Myers, Nathan Myers, Bentley Silverman, and Joey Kerns.
 
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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PRESTON LEE ANDERSON, 82, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY

 
Preston Lee Anderson, 82, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Jamestown, KY on December 6, 1938, a son of the late Callie (Brumley)  and Arvil  Anderson.
 
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Anderson; 2 daughters: Patricia Walsh and Rebecca Anderson; a grandson, Stevie Peterson; and 2 sisters: Carolyn Sue Anderson and Geraldine Collins.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 daughters: Lisa Davis and Linda Peterson, both of Russell Springs, KY; Jennifer Parnell of Sulphur Wells, KY
1 son: Robert Anderson of Russell Springs, KY
4 sisters: Emma Jean Keith and Barbara Bunch of Russell Springs, KY; Janice Brown of Jamestown, KY; Naomi Sneed of Campbellsville, KY
2 brothers: Phillip Anderson of Jamestown, KY; Walter Lee Anderson of Russell Springs, KY
9 grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren
 
Graveside Service: Thursday May 6, 2021 at 1:00pmCT at Russell County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Wayne Keith officiating.
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.
 

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STACEY LYNN COOK REYNOLDS, 57, GREENSBURG, KY

 
Stacey Lynn Cook Reynolds, 57, was born August 3, 1963 in Fort Stewart, Georgia to Kenneth Cook, Sr. of the Fry Community of Green County and the late Elizabeth Johnston Cook Newman. She departed this life Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the Green Hill Nursing Home in Greensburg, KY.
 
Stacey had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith.  
 
Besides her mother, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Sandra Kay Cook on November 23, 2020.  
 
SURVIVORS:
Her father: Ken Cook Sr. of the Fry Community of Green County
5 brothers and 3 sisters: Kenneth “Pete” Cook, Jr. and Cindy Cogswell of Greensburg, KY; Bobby Cook & wife Jo and Angie Cox & husband Keith of Columbia, KY; Keith Cook of Louisville, KY; David Cook & wife Cass and Zac & Brittany Cook of Campbellsville, KY; Tara Culver & husband Chris of Montgomery, Alabama
2 special nieces: Michelle Watkins & husband Cory of Greensburg, KY and Carly Cook Hartley of Alabama
Several other nieces & nephews, plus a host of other relatives & friends
 
Memorial Service: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 10:00amCT at the Fry Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Larry Wisdom officiating
 
Burial: Fry Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  
 
Online Condolences: www.fostertolercurryfh.com

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JASON WESLEY PROPES, 32, GREENSBURG, KY

 

Jason Wesley Propes, 32, was born June 13, 1988 in Lincoln County, KY to Jackie Lee Propes of Adair County and Cathy Snow of Lincoln County. He departed this life Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY.

    

Jason had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a graduate of Casey County High School and he worked in the Seal Coating Business.

 

He was preceded in death by 2 grandfathers: Ernest Ray Snow and John Wesley Propes; a grandmother, Leona C. Propes; and an uncle, Justin Snow.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Shawn Simpson Propes

Parents: Jackie Lee Propes of Adair County, KY & Cathy Snow of Lincoln County, KY

1 daughter: Jazlynn Danielle Propes of Green County, KY

Grandmother: Gladys Hodge Snow of Casey County, KY

Great-grandmother: Alta Irene Hodge of Lincoln County, KY

Grandfather-in-law: Homer Simpson (wife Brenda) of Greensburg, KY

1 brother: Jackie Lee Propes, Jr. of Dunnville, KY

1 sister: Miranda Jo Propes Stang of Adair County, KY

1 step-sister: Dacoda Goode of Casey County, KY

1 step-brother: Danny Ray Sallee, Jr.  of Lincoln County, KY

Mother-in-law: Belinda Simpson of Greensburg, KY

2 brothers-in-law: Leslie Hudgins, Jr of Greensburg, KY & Shane Lovins of Indiana

Several other nieces & nephews

A host of other relatives & friends
 

Funeral Service: Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 1:00pmCT at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Wilburn Bonta and Bro. Joseph Wilcoxson officiating

 

Burial: Green County Memorial Gardens in Summersville

 

Visitation: 5:00pm-8:00pmCT on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home and after 7:00amCT on Thursday

 

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home to take care of the funeral expenses.

 

Online Condolences: www.fostertolercurryfh.com

 

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ROBERT "ROB" BEASLEY, 56, RUSSELLVILLE, KY

 

Robert “Rob” Beasley, 56, of Russellville, KY passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. He was born September 28, 1964 in Leitchfield, KY. 

 

From childhood he had a passion for music and began developing his performance skills on multiple instruments. At age 15, he began working in the radio industry. Much of his career was spent as a radio personality under the moniker of Maxwell “Max” P. Murphy, and his energetic, booming voice filled the airwaves throughout South Central Kentucky. During the latter years of his career, he served as a broadcast engineer for The Edge Media Group.

 

Rob was a member of Southern Heights Baptist Church, Russellville where he served as a musician and sound technician. Prior to his service at Southern Heights, he spent many years as a praise band member at Living Hope Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Ky playing saxophone and guitar. Rob was also known for his enthusiasm and humor as a popular announcer for several Kentucky marching band competitions and his devotion to helping the Logan County High School Band. He was loved by many for his big heart, quick wit, and servant spirit. 
 

 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Mandy Pickett Beasley of Russellville, KY (formerly of Greensburg)
1 son & daughter-in-law: Patrick Beasley (formerly of Adair County) & Brie of Crestwood, KY
1 daughter: Zoe Beasley of Russellville, KY
His mother: Joyce Vincent of Hardinsburg, KY
Father & step-mother: Robert & Kathy Beasley of Auburn, KY
Father-in-law & mother-in-law: Indus and Shirley Pickett of Greensburg
5 grandchildren
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Celebration of Life Memorial Service: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 6:00pmCT at Southern Heights Baptist Church in Russellville
 
Visitation: After 4:00pmCT on Friday at the church
 
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Wounded Warrior Project.  
 
Summers & Son Funeral Home in Russellville, KY is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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NINA HALL, 73, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY


Nina E. Hall, 73, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia, KY. She was born in Jamestown, KY on March 26, 1948, a daughter of the late Bessie (Burchett) and Carl Birdwell. 

Nina was a homemaker. 

SURVIVORS:

1 daughter: Melissa Bryant 
3 sons: Steve Bryant, Phillip Bryant, and Jeffrey Bryant 
2 sisters: Minnie Ross and Linda Hayes 
8 grandchildren 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two brothers: Walter and Roy Birdwell and two sisters: Darlene and Wanda Birdwell. 

The family chose cremation and a memorial service will be held later. 

 

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

 

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BILLIE JO EDWARDS, 91, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Billie Jo Miller Edwards, 91, of Columbia, KY gained her angel wings on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at her residence, with her family by her side. She was born in Columbia, KY on January 31, 1930 to the late Anna Lewis Harper and Otha Butler Miller. 
 

She was the wife of the late Hubert Wade Edwards.

 

Mrs. Edwards was a member of the Egypt Christian Church and a former clerk at Marshall’s Shoe Store.  She was known to many as “Mamaw” and loved spending time with her family and friends.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 children: Tommy Edwards (Lisa) and Sara Jean Corbin (Randy) both of Columbia, KY

8 grandchildren: Troy Young (Donna), Toby Young (Ann), Traci Sharpe (Woody), Ashley Froedge (Frankie), Mathew Corbin (Tracey), Lori Gabbert (Cody), Mason Corbin and Barkley Tupman (Nick)

15 Great-Grandchildren: Audrey, Sadie, Silas, Maggie & Miller Young, Tate & Anna Beth Sharpe, Ethan & Molly Froedge, Braylee Corbin, Harper & Aslynn Gabbert, Felix Tupman and James, Ashley & Beth Owens

1 sister: Thelma Harper Cundiff of Columbia

1 sister-in-law: Peggy Miller Freeman of Columbia

Sspecial friends: Joy Miller and Shirley Lanham

Several nieces and nephews

 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Margaret Edwards Blackwell (Keith); a great-granddaughter, Claire Elizabeth Froedge; two sisters: Mary Welch Pickett and Julia Miller; and three brothers: Otha Butler, Jr., Sam and Don Miller.

 

Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

 

Burial: Columbia Cemetery

 

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

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hosparus Health Green River, P.O. Box 4134, Campbellsville, KY 42719 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.

 

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JESSIE ELBERT HAGAN, 75, COLUMBIA, KY

 

Jessie Elbert Hagan, 75, of Columbia, KY died Friday, April 30, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in Columbia, KY on November 1, 1945 to the late Clyde E. and Erie Ellen Tabor Hagan.

 

Jessie was a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church and was Chaplain of the Breeding Volunteer Fire Department. He was a farmer, Gas attendant at Lynn’s Service Center and Gate Worker at Bluegrass Stockyards. He loved going to church, mowing his yard and spending time with his family and friends.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Jo Carol Barnes Hagan of Columbia, KY

9 children: Dale Hagan of Edmonton, KY, Robert Hagan of Edmonton, KY, Karen Ennis of Glasgow, KY, Cindy Lollar (Chris) of Edmonton, KY, Stephen Hagan (April Polston) of Hardyville, KY, Darrell Hagan (Leigh) of Glasgow, KY, Tracy Shirley of Cave City, KY, Michael Hagan (Laketa) of Columbia, KY and Erica Hagan of Edmonton, KY

12 grandchildren

4 great-grandchildren

2 brothers: Jim Hagan (Thelma) of Columbia, KY; Dave Hagan (Barbara) of Glasgow, KY

Several nieces & nephews

 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Lynn Hagan; 4 brothers: L. W., Edward, Earl and Ernest Hagan; and 2 sisters: Louise Bendner and Margie Samuell.

 

Funeral Service: Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11:00amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

 

Burial: Sparksville Baptist Church Cemetery

 

Visitation: Sunday from 1:00-8:00pmCT and Monday morning until time for the service 

 

Fireman’s Honor Guard will be provided by Breeding Volunteer Fire Department.  

 

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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