Casey  County Obituaries

Casey County Obituaries  May, 1996  - July, 1996 

 These obituaries are listed by date

Monday, May 13, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger 

Vernon E. Russell

US Army Veteran
MORELAND Vernon Eddie Russell, 66, of Moreland died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. 
Born May 22, 1929, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Eddie Logan Russell and Sarah Katherine Smith Russell. He was a superintendent of the R.R. Dawson Bridge Co., an Army veteran and a member of Slate Hill United Methodist Church.
Survivors include seven children, Vernon Wayne Russell of Moreland, Joyce Middleton of Danville, Beverly Dunn of Moreland, Peggy Baierlein of Lancaster, Mike Russell of Junction City, Pam McCowan of Moreland and Mark Russell of Hustonville; three brothers, Edward and Carl Russell of Hustonville and Johnny Russell of Junction City; two sisters, Nancy Rose Bakin of Indianapolis and Elizabeth Hewlitt of Burlington; and 15 grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Mike Payton and W.D. Hewlitt. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery, Casey County.
Pallbearers are Arnold Wilcher, Dee Atwood, Eugene Hafley, Bobby Hair, Billy Mills and Jimmy Mills. Honorary pallbearers are Frank Wilcher, Jackie Gambrel, Charlie Hill, Gene Jefferies, Jack Raines and Jack Hendrickson. 

 

Thursday, May 16, 1996 - Danville Advocate- Messenger 

Anna W. Hall
LIBERTY Anna W. Hall, 89, of Jeffersonville, formerly of Liberty, died Tuesday in Stanton.
Born Sept. 29, 1906, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late George and Bessie Kennett Harman. She was a homemaker and a member of Dunnville Christian Church. She was the widow of Harry Hall.
Survivors include a sister, Maxine Halsey of Jeffersonville. 
Graveside services were 11 a.m. today at Antioch Cemetery.
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Sunday, May 19, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger 

Pina Cox
LIBERTY - Pina Cox, 78, of Liberty Route 2 died Saturday at Liberty Care Center. Born May 30, 1917, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Calvin and Rosie Downs Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of Carr's Chapel First Church of God. She was predeceased by her husband, Joel Haydon Cox; a son, Billy Ray Cox; four stepdaughters, Lemmie Peyton, Georgie Garcia, Pina Pemberton and Shirley Jean Cox; and three stepsons, Hardin, Edward and Elijah Cox. Survivors include eight sons, Shirley Johnson of Mooresville, Ind., Garnett Cox of Hustonville; Lonnie Cox of North Hampton, Mass.; and Ronald, George, Fairly, Lemuel and Benny Joe Cox, all of Liberty; three daughters, Rose Gillock and Betty McQueary, both of Liberty, and Gail Reid of Hustonville; four stepdaughters, Mossie Wilson of Danville, Icie Atwood of Liberty, Geneva King of Franklin, Ind., and Roxie Cochran of Campbellsville; a sister, Naomi Crawley of Stanford; 26 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 29 step grandchildren; and several step great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home by Mike Dunn. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery.

 

Sunday, May 19, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger 

Lillie Sowers
STANFORD - Lillie Sowers, 91, of Harmon Heights died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born July 4, 1904, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Sallie Frederick Spears. She was a homemaker. She was predeceased by her husband, Jesse Sowers; two sons, Lloyd and Freeman Sowers; and a daughter, Ella Mae Girdler. She was a member of Middleburg Christian Church. Survivors include two sons, Robert Sowers of Palm Bay, Fla., and Jimmy Sowers of Stanford; three daughters, Frances Estes of Stanford, Juanita Gibson of Cincinnati and Eldean Brent of West Harrison, Ind.; a sister, Helen Haag of Madisonville, Ohio; 26 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Lincoln Co., Ky.

 

Monday, May 20, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Stephen Gillock
LIBERTY - Stephen Harold Gillock, 25, of Liberty died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, after a long illness. Born Sept. 6, 1970, in Casey County, he was a son of Maye Harris of Liberty and the late Harold Gillock. Additional survivors include his sister, Peggy Hines of Liberty. Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Oak Grove-Contown Cemetery. Pallbearers are Tim Hines, Jackie Keith, Dale, Cleo and Dayton Harris and Ross Stahl.

 

 

Sunday, May 26, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger 

Eunice Christian
LIBERTY - Eunice Christian, 85, Liberty Route 2, died Saturday morning at her home after a long illness. Born April 28, 1911, in Tazewell, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Isaac J. Lynch and Gennettie Keck Lynch. She was a retired nurse who practiced for 45 years and one of the first registered nurses at Casey County Hospital. Mrs. Christian, who was profiled May 5 in an Advocate story, was dubbed the Mother Teresa of Casey County by a former colleague. She was the widow of Mitchell Christian and had five children: Jeanette Terry, Dunnville; Pearl Christian, Nicholasville; Lowell and Gary Christian, both of Liberty; and Linda Rousey, Hustonville. Additional survivors include two brothers, Quentin Lynch and Blue Lynch, both of Liberty; one sister, Coba Meyers, Cincinnati; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Jimmy Knifley. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.

 

 

Sunday, May 26, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Floss Merideth
LIBERTY - Services for Floss Merideth, 94, Liberty, will be 2 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery. Visitation is after 8 a.m. today. Pallbearers are Howard Haggard, Mike Beard, Hollis Judd, George Whipp Vest, Sherrill Wall, and Kenneth Stafford. She died Friday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Born Sept. 29, 1901, in Humphrey, she was the daughter of the late Quincy Clay and Mary Bettie Vest Elliott. She was a former bookkeeper, secretary and schoolteacher and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church. She was the widow of Euel Merideth. Survivors include two sisters, Flona Belle Elliott Shealy and Montie Carr Elliott, both of Liberty. Memorial contributions may be made to Casey County Hospital.

 

Tuesday, May 28, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Donald C. Woods
LANCASTER - Donald Carl Woods, 59, Rogers Road, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born June 22, 1936, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Monday Night and Mary Emily Johnson Woods. He was a self-employed excavator. Survivors include his wife, Nan E. Lane Woods; three sons, Timmy Woods, Donnie Woods and Mark Perkins, all of Lancaster; two daughters, Terri Weber of Danville and Judy Culver of Jessamine County; five sisters, Florence Broaddus of Lancaster, Ann Jones of Harrodsburg, Edith Henson of Lexington, Joyce Yaes of Garrard County and Elaine Stinnett of Lancaster; three brothers, Dallas Woods and Joe Woods, both of Garrard County, and Jim Woods, Ococee, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

 

 

Wednesday, May 29, 1996 - Stith Funeral Home Notice  

Marie B. Holt
Marie Ruth Bunch Holt, 80, of Heyworth, Ill., died Tuesday in Bloomington, Ill. Born July 25, 1915, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Annadell Southerland Wilcher. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Paul Holt; two daughters, Mary Frances Locker of Nicholasville and Doris Tarter of Arlington, Texas; three sisters, Clara Johnson of Danville, Bessie Rousey of Danville and Mamie Smith of Tampa, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Donald Bunch. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Anthony Suitor. Burial will be in Park Hills Cemetery. Visitation is after 10 a.m. Thursday. Information for this obituary came from Stith Funeral Home.

 

 

Wednesday, May 29, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Raymond L. Coffman
MORELAND - The funeral for Raymond L. Coffman, 61, of Junction City will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Wendell Douglas and Tom Edwards. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. He died Monday at his home. Born Oct. 31, 1934, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Huey and Dora Pemberton Coffman. He was an employee of Jackson of Danville, where he worked for 32 years, and a member of Junction City Church of God. Survivors include two sons, Louis Coffman of Stanford and James Coffman of Perryville; two sisters, Flora Hardin of Junction City and Margie Miller of Danville; two brothers, Lonnie Coffman of Junction City and Dallas Coffman of Danville; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers are Frankie Emerson, Roy D. Miller, Dale Whited, Delbert Maddox, Wayne Hale and Otis Rigney. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

 

 

Wednesday, June 05, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Lucille C. Staton
Services for Lucille Coyle Staton, 77, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor, formerly of Danville, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Morris Hafley. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery in Washington County. She died Monday at Haggin Memorial Hospital, Harrodsburg. Born March 5, 1919, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Carl A. and Minerva Taylor Coyle. She was a retired waitress from Grider's Pharmacy and Burger Queen in Danville and ABC Restaurant in Perryville. She was a member of Danville Church of Christ and the widow of Frank Young Staton. Survivors include a son, Irvine Lee Butler of Elizabethtown; three daughters, Betty Ann Pyla of Jacksonville, Fla., Donna Marie Knoph of Baton Rouge, La., and Nancy King of Danville; two sisters, Marie Hafley of Peoria, Ill., and Mary Griffieth of Junction City; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Douglas Butler, Robert Butler, Brian Butler, John E. Pyla, Roy Griffieth, John W. Pyla and Carl Knoph. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to the Alzheimer Association, 801 S. Limestone, Suite E, Lexington, Ky. 40505. 

 

Friday, June 07, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

William R. Monday
LIBERTY - William Ralph Monday, 61, of Cincinnati, formerly of Liberty, died Thursday in Cincinnati. Born June 28, 1934, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Willie and Alice Derringer Monday. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Barge of Cincinnati; a stepson, John Rucker of Cincinnati; and two brothers, Earl Monday of Cincinnati and Paul Monday of Liberty. Services will be 6 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m. Saturday until time of service.

 

Monday, June 10, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Clovis D. Elliott

US Marine Corp Veteran
LIBERTY - Clovis D. Elliott, 69, of Argyle died Sunday at his home from an apparent heart attack, according to Casey County coroner J.C. Atwood. Born March 27, 1927, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Tommy and Lydia Wesley Elliott. He was a farmer, a Marine veteran and belonged to Mintonville Masonic Lodge. He was the widower of Artie Emerson Elliott. Survivors include three sons, Ronnie Paul Elliott and Dennis Elliott, both of Liberty, and Tommy Elliott of Tateville; two daughters, Connie Sue Cravens of Bethelridge and Priscilla Faye Hatter of Yosemite; one brother, Gib Elliott of Mount Zion; four sisters, Cloma Murphy and Fern Murphy, both of Liberty, Irene Spears of Cincinnati and Pauline Estes of Yosemite; and four grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Morris Bryant. Burial will be in Valley Oak Cemetery.

 

Friday, June 14, 1996 - Danville, Advocate-Messenger  

Mary P. Randolph
Mary Price Randolph, 79, Oakland Street, Junction City, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born June 19, 1916, in Ellisburg, Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Ben and Pearl Smith Price. She was a retired pharmacist technician with the Kentucky State Hospital. She was the widow of Deward Randolph and a member of Junction City United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons, Bill Randolph of Harrodsburg, Elwood Randolph of Hustonville and Jerry Randolph of Junction City; two daughters, Elizabeth Walls and Nancy Thompson, both of Junction City; a brother, Ed Price of Casey County; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery, Lincoln Co. KY.

 

 

Sunday, June 16, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Hester M.C. Chadwell
Hester Mae Chumbley Chadwell, 74, 180 Culton Road, died Friday at her home. Born Oct. 18, 1921, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late George Edward Chumbley and Rosalie Taylor Chumbley. She was retired from Corning Glass Co. and a member of the Alum Springs First Church of God. She was the widow of George Montgomery Chadwell. Survivors include three sons, Darrell Chadwell, Hustonville, and Glenn Chadwell and Roger Chadwell, both of Parksville; a daughter, Georgetta Covey, Danville; two brothers, Arnold Chumbley, Blue Ash, Ohio, and Kenneth Eugene Chumbley, Charlestown, Ind.; a sister, Violet Blair, Somerset; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Alum Springs First Church of God by the Rev. Dennis Creech. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dale Chadwell, Greg Chadwell, Chad Poynter, Sam Davidson, Donald Lear and Richard Covey. Honorary pallbearers are Tonya Chadwell, Lora Owens, Dennis Owens, Ronnie Robinson, Angie Chadwell, Brenda Sallee Chadwell and Gwen Poynter. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and Monday at the church from 9 a.m. until the service.

 

Monday, June 24, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Carl Frederick
MIDDLEBURG - Carl Frederick, 84, of Grove Ridge Road, Kings Mountain, died Saturday, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born Aug. 29, 1911, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Melvin and Ellen Bolin Frederick. He was a retired self-employed painter and a member of Corinth Church of God. Survivors include a brother, Albert Frederick of Kings Mountain; three sisters, Myrtle Dorn of Cincinnati, Ruth Moran of Liberty, and Jewell Sims of Parksville. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Steve Willingham. Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

 

 

Sunday, June 30, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Michael Lee White

US Navy Veteran
LIBERTY - Michael Lee White, 42, of Oklahoma City, Okla., formerly of Liberty, died there June 14 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Born Dec. 3, 1953, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Oliver and Pauline Statom White. He was a truck driver and a member of True Heart Christian Church. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors include one daughter, Samantha Agent, of Brook, Ind.; one son, Bradley White of Fair Oaks, Ind.; three sisters, Joyce Long of Liberty and Loria Harris and Frances Taylor, both of Ogden, Utah. Services were held 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Raymond Lee. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers were Gary Brown, Roger Grant, Roger Helm, Chris Taylor, J.C. Long and Don Kelly.

 

Friday, July 05, 1996 -Danville Advocate-Messenger

Former Casey Judge James C. Carter Jr. dies
TOMPKINSVILLE - James C. Carter Jr., 92, former circuit judge for Casey County, died Tuesday at Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green. He lived in Tompkinsville. He served as circuit judge for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Monroe and Russell counties for 38 years, retiring in the mid-1980s. He was named 1966 judge of the year by the Kentucky Bar Association. He followed in the footsteps of his father, the late James C. Carter Sr., who held the post for 36 years. The Carter family was prominent in Monroe County politics. Members at one time held every major office in the county. His brother, the late Tim Lee Carter, was a longtime 5th District congressman. James C. Carter Jr. was born in Monroe County and received a law degree from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn. He practiced law for a short time in Tompkinsville, then spent a few years as special agent for the federal government in the 1920s before returning to law practice in his hometown. He was mayor of Tompkinsville during the 1930s, was elected a state representative in 1935 and at one time was commonwealth's attorney. Survivors include four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Yokley-Trible Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the WHAS Crusade for Children in Louisville or the Louisville Deaf-Oral School.

 

Friday, July 05, 1996 -Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Ray E. Buis
LIBERTY - Ray Edward Buis, 52, of Liberty Route 5, died Monday at Casey County Hospital, apparently of a heart attack. Born Feb. 12, 1944, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Garland and Lizzie Peavley Buis. He was a mechanic for the Casey County Board of Education for 23 years. Survivors include his wife, Betty Dehart Buis; two sons, Marty Buis of Liberty and Ricky Buis of Fort Hood, Texas; two brothers, Paul Buis of Stanford and Bill Buis of Elkton; a sister, Regina Luttrell of Dunnville; and five grandchildren; Services will be 3 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers are Willie Baxter, Dane Twillinger, Willard Pruitt, Vernon Rogers, Roger Durham and Gary McDonald.

 

Sunday, July 07, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Sylvester Thompson
LIBERTY - Sylvester Thompson, 96, of Liberty Route 5 died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Oct. 20, 1899, in Casey County he was the son of the late Jonas and Mary Lawson Thompson. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of Christ. He was the widower of Velma Tarter Thompson. Survivors include three sons, Alfred, Charles and Glen Thompson, all of Liberty; two daughters, Rozealla Crew of Liberty and Montie Burchell of Hartwell, Ohio; one brother, Ralph Thompson of Liberty; two sisters, Martha Tarter of Elizabethtown and Beulah Bussell of Lexington; 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Gerald Burton. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, July 10, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Lowell Atwood
LIBERTY - Services for Marion Lowell Atwood, 66, of Liberty Route 1, will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Donald Lear. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery. He died Monday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville. Born Sept. 24, 1929, in Casey County, he was a son of the late James "Pete" Monroe and Florence Sweeney Atwood. He was a farmer and a member of Carr's Chapel Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Louise Atwood; three sons, Lonnie Dale Atwood, Marion Atwood Jr., and Michael Leiu Atwood, all of Liberty; a daughter, Connie Louise Murphy of Finley; three sisters, Lucille Atwood of Stanford, Louise Lane of Cincinnati, and Lillian Smithers of Florida; a brother, Louis Atwood of Stanford; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

 

 

Thursday, July 11, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Bessie S. Cochran
LIBERTY - Services for Bessie Sharp Cochran, 89, Liberty Route 1, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Atwoods Chapel United Methodist Church, by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial will be in Tapscott Cemetery. She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born Aug. 13, 1906, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Ella Jeffries Sharp. She was a homemaker and a member of Atwoods Chapel United Methodist Church. She was the widow of George Roe Cochran and was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Adams, and a son, Billy Carl Cochran. Survivors include four daughters, Cleo and Edith Coffman, both of Louisville, and Bernice Luttrell and Carole Anderson, both of Paxton, Ill.; seven sons, Hollis and Lowell Cochran, both of Mooresville, Ind., Paul Cochran of Stanford, Donald Lee and Marvin Cochran, both of Liberty, Garland Cochran of Bradfordsville, and Charlie Cochran of Lebanon; a sister, Bertha Redrick, Greenwood, S.C.; 27 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home.

 

Thursday, July 11, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Crawford Wethington
LIBERTY - Services for Crawford Wethington, 78, Liberty Route 2, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Salem United Methodist Church by the Rev. Darren Gillespie. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. He died Tuesday at Heartland Health Care, Lexington. Born June 16, 1918, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Verd and Lucy Ann Grooms Wethington. He was a farmer and a member of Salem United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Marie Taylor Wethington; a son, Cecil "Slick" Wethington, Liberty; six daughters, Bernell and Joann Atwood and Anita Wheeler, all of Liberty, Barbara Burton of Columbia, Renee Wethington of Casey Creek, and Terri Goode of Bardstown; a sister, Adel Curtis of Lexington; 22 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Wayne Atwood, Lewis Burton, Jeff Miller, and Carlis, Billy and Jimmy Wheeler. Honorary pallbearers are Connie Rayburn, Heather, Tabitha and Cindy Goode and Donna Miller. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church.

 

Monday, July 15, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

James C. McDonald
LIBERTY - James Clyde McDonald, 79, of Liberty Route 6, died Saturday at Liberty Care Center. Born Dec. 16, 1916, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Seth and Louisa Elmore McDonald. He was a retired Kentucky Highway Department employee, a farmer and former funeral director. He was a member of Athens Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Mary Meeks McDonald; two daughters, Barbara Barlow of Cincinnati, and Vivian McQuerry of Liberty; four sons, J.D. McDonald of Woodbury, Tenn., and Dale, Larry and Gary McDonald, all of Liberty; a brother, F.D. McDonald of Liberty; 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral home by the Revs. Thadias Eubank and Arnold Larkin. Burial will be in Poplar Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tim Young, Mike, Darrell, and Jeff McQuerry, Jim and Steven McDonald. Honorary pallbearers are Benita Barlow, Tammy Young, Lisa Woodrum, Sonya, Julie, Laura, Sarah, Rebecca, Loreha and Holt McDonald

 

 

Monday, July 15, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Lillian P. Mills
MORELAND - Lillian Porter Mills, 81, of Danville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born March 8, 1915, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Carl and Mary Ellis Porter. She was the owner of Mills Cafe in Danville for several years in the '60s and a boarding house on West Walnut Street for many years. She was a former employee of Jackson Chair and Servomation. She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church, and was the widow of Weldon Mills. She was a Kentucky Colonel. Survivors include a daughter, Opal Russell-Sample, of West Point; a brother, John Porter of Danville, 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Carlisle Mills. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Hall. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers are Fred Jeffries, Bud Jeffries, Robbie Lowe, Larry Davis, Marshall Lloyd and Eugene Hafley. Honorary pallbearers are Bob Lipscomb, Jamey Crawley, Oris Lawhorn, Jim Ryan, Arnold Wilcher, Dr. Quinn Bailey, Charlie Wyrick, J.B. Jeffers and Curtis Clouse.

 

 

Wednesday, July 17, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Katherine R. Atwood
LIBERTY - Katherine R. Atwood, 94, formerly of Wilson Ridge Community, died Tuesday at Charleston Health Care Center. Born May 30, 1902, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Jim and Amanda Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was the widow of Silas Atwood. Survivors include two sons, Shirley Atwood of Liberty and Juel D. Atwood of Auburn, N.Y.; two daughters, Faye Woody and Edith Atwood, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Darren Gillispie. Burial will be in Tappscott Cemetery.

 

Wednesday, July 17, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Charles G. Hardin
LIBERTY - Graveside services for Charles G. Hardin, 83, of Nicholasville, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Cemetery by the Rev. Greg Powell. He died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born Sept. 10, 1912, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Frank and Ada Hardin. Bartle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Friday, July 19, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger  

Lena Crowe
BLOOMINGTON, Ill., - Lena Pendergrath Crowe, 91, of Bloomington, died there Thursday. Born Oct. 10, 1905, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Doc and Nina Hair Pendergrath. She was the widow of Virgil Crowe. She was retired from Brookall Hospital, Bloomington. She was a member of the Baptist Church in Normal, Ill. Survivors include five sons, James and Charles Crowe, both of Bloomington, Cecil and Ronnie Crowe, both of Normal, Ill., and Ryan Crowe of Minnesota; four daughters, Margie Brown of Lexington, Faye Lane Price of Stanford, Thelma Evans of Normal, and Virginia Johnson of Tucson, Ariz.; 49 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Vernon Crowe, and two daughters, Vera Wilson and Louise Crowe. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Beck Memorial Home, East Grove Street, Bloomington, Ill.

 

 

 

Monday, July 22, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger

Rose Noel
LIBERTY - Rose "Buck" Noel, 66, of Lexington, formerly of Liberty, died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital, Harrodsburg. Born March 24, 1930, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Kelly and Gertrude Hendren Richardson. She was a homemaker and member of Willow Springs Methodist Church. Survivors include a stepmother, Rena Richardson, of Liberty; four sons, Norman Noel Jr., of Somerset, Glenn Allen Noel of Campbellsville, Bobby Gene Noel of Nicholasville, and Anthony West Noel of Danville; three daughters, Joyce Mae Smith and Nancy Ellen Gill, both of Harrodsburg, and Joyce Ellen Lawson of Nicholasville; three sisters, Elsie Brewster of Mt. Salem and Deva Yates and Diane Parker, both of Liberty; two brothers, Tearl Richardson and Willie Richarsdon, both of Liberty; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Willow Springs Methodist CHurch by the Rev. Bearl King. Burial will be in Willow Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

 

Tuesday, July 30, 1996 - Danville Advocate-Messenger 

Lillie M. Brown
LIBERTY - Lillie Marie Brown, 68, of Liberty, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford. Born Nov. 9, 1927, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late John and Marie Leigh Stafford. She was a homemaker and a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of Floyd Brown. Survivors include five sons, Floyd W. Brown Jr., of Lily, Willie Walter Brown of Elkhorn, Ralph Eugene Brown of Franklin, Ind., and Garnett Lee Brown and Jeffrey Lewis Brown, both of Liberty; a brother, Dallas Stafford of Liberty; a sister, Retha Burchell of Lexington; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Arthur Selch and Bobby Smith. Burial will be in Brush Creek Cemetery.