|Casey County Obituaries|
Casey County Obituaries
Contributed By: Rochelle Riordan
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, July 22, 1992
"LEO BROWN, 83
"Leo Brown, Route 6, Liberty died Monday, July 13, 1992 in Columbia, Ind. He was 83 years old "Born in Casey County on Aug. 30, 1908, he was a son of the late David Van and Levonia Shelton Brown. "He was a farmer and member and deacon at South Fork Baptist Church. He was the widower of Lulu Haggard Brown and Flora Turpin Brown.
"Survivors include his wife, Grace Byrd Brown; two sons, Elwood and Jimmy Brown, both of Columbus, Ind.; two daughters, Ethel Marie Chance of Russell Springs and Gladys Chadwell of Liberty; a sister, Ersie Coleman of Stanford; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
"Besides his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by two sons, Arnold and Ronald David Brown; two brothers, Roosevelt and Gillin Brown; and a sister, Armelda Chadwell.
"Funeral services were July 16 at South Fork Baptist Church with Bro. Richie Curtis and Bro. Clifford Dehart officiating. Burial was in the South Fork Cemetery. "McKinney-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), July 1, 1987
"ROOSEVELT BROWN, 85
"Roosevelt Brown, Route 4, Liberty, died Thursday, June 25, 1987 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was 85 years old. "Born in Casey County on Jan. 8, 1902, he was the son of the late David Van and Leona Shelton Brown. "He was a retired minister and businessman and a member of Walnut Hill Baptist Church. He was also a moderator for the Separate Baptist South Kentucky organization.
"Survivors include his wife, Elzie Lawless Brown; five sons, Ernest Brown of Dillsboro, Ind., Marvin, Otha and Lester Brown, all of Liberty and Lewis Brown of Winchester; a daughter, Opal Atwood of Somerset; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; a brother, Leo Brown of Liberty; and a sister, Ersie Coleman of Stanford.
"Funeral services were June 27 at Walnut Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Danny Bailey and Bro. Clifton Cowan officiating. Burial was in the Casey County Memorial Gardens.
"Pallbearers were Steve Brown, Cordell Brown, Bruce Atwood, Dwight Bastin, Dwayne Brown and Gary Brown. "McKinney-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Thursday, April 19, 1962
"MITCHELL CHAPMAN DIES
"Funeral services for Mitchel (sic) Lee Chapman, 70, will be held at the McKinney-Burton Funeral Home Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Rev. Orlando Rogers will officiate. "The Phil resident died Wednesday evening at the Casey Hospital. He was born on Sept. 27, 1891.
"Survivers (sic) include two brothers, Roscoe of Phil, and Ray of Windsor. Other relatives are nieces and nephews."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), March 25, 1987
"JUEY ANN COFFEY, 68
"Juey Ann Coffey, Adams Street, Liberty, died Thursday, March 19, 1987 at the Casey County War Memorial Hospital. She was 68 years old. "Born in Casey County on June 19, 1918, she was the daughter of Crit and Ollie Toms McDonald, who preceded her in death. "She was a housewife and a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church.
"Survivors include her husband, James Coffey; a son, Donald Steve Coffey of Hustonville; two brothers, Addison McDonald of Liberty and Hollis McDonald of Elizabethtown; a sister, Ethel Dean Williams of Liberty; and a grandson.
"Preceding her in death was a daughter, Jane Coffey.
"Funeral services were March 21 at McKinney- Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Howard Coop and Rev. Eddie Reynolds officiating. Burial was in the Antioch Cemetery. "Pallbearers were Kenny Noe, Roger Leigh, Roger Coffey, Millard Allen and Carroll McDonald."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, August 7, 1991
"ELIZABETH IRENE CRIM, 66
"Elizabeth Irene Crim of Louisville died Tuesday, July 30, 1991 at Hillcreek Manor Nursing Home. She was 66 years old. "Born in Casey County on Aug. 9, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Newton and Bertha Tomes Roberts. "She was a homemaker and member of Hustonville Christian Church.
"Survivors include her husband, Clyde Crim; two sons, Ronnie Terrill of Albany and Bobby Terrill of Liberty; a daughter, Sandra McClendon of Louisville; a brother, Vertrice Roberts of Liberty; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
"Funeral services were Aug. 1 at Radcliffe Funeral Home in LaGrange with the Rev. Mike Baker officiating. Burial was in the Valley of Rest in LaGrange."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Thursday, April 24, 1980
"OLAN LaFAVERS, JR., 50
"Olan LaFavers Jr., of Long Island, N.Y. died April 16, 1980 of Lou Gehrig disease. He was born December 16, 1929 in Dunnville, Ky. to Mr. and Mrs. Olan Lafavers of Liberty, who survive. He was married to Laurie Confort LaFavers, who also survives. "Olan Jr. joined the Dunnville Christian Church in 1941 and attended Dunnville Grade School before the family moved to California. He attended school for three years in Inglewood, California and returned to graduate from Casey County High School in 1950. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on December 14, 1950 where he graduated from Radio Technology School and continued as a teacher in the same field. He spent a tour of duty in Japan where he managed a radio station for the Air Force. For the past 26 years he was employed by the Embassy and Master Eagle Photo Engraving Co. in New York. He held the position of Vice president and senior salesman until the time of his death.
"He is also survived by one son, Brian; three daughters, Kathy, Charlene and Jennifer; one sister, Marketia Lynn, of Liberty; one brother, Michael of Liberty. His grandmother, Alice Thomas, also survives. Also included are many other relatives and an untold number of friends.
"Funeral services were held April 17th in New York.
"The family requests expressions of sympathy to be in the form of donations to the A.L.S. Foundation, 185 Madison Ave., New York, NY."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, January 8, 1986
"OLAN E. LaFAVERS PASSES AWAY AT 78
"Olan E. LaFavers Sr., a local businessman and civic leader, died last Wednesday at the Casey County War Memorial Hospital. He was 78. "LaFavers, who was known to most people as "Jim Dandy," owned Jim Dandy's Market on Hustonville Street for 23 years. "He also owned the first radio and repair shop in Casey County, located in Dunnville, and at one time owned a repair shop, grocery store, and mail route at the same time. "According to his family, LaFavers allowed any farmer to run his grocery bill a whole year until the farmer's crops were sold. LaFavers also gave many loads of groceries to the needy throughout the years. "He was an active member of the Liberty Kiwanis Club, having held every office in the organization including president. He frequently spoke to other clubs in surrounding counties. "LaFavers was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Liberty and was a charter member of the Hickory Hill Country Club. "He was named a Kentucky Colonel under former Gov. Louie B. Nunn and was chairman of the Casey County Beauty Pageant for 14 years and of the June Dairy Day. "LaFavers' family said probably the hardest thing he ever had to do in his life was retire from his store. His work was his life and his form of recreation. Anyone who shopped in his store or ever worked with him was his friend, the family said.
"Olan E. LaFavers Sr., 78, died Jan. 1, 1986 at the Casey County War Memorial Hospital.
"Born July 22, 1907, he was the son of the late James and Martha Walters LaFavers.
"Survivors include his wife, Margie Thomas LaFavers of Liberty; a daughter, Marketia An Lynn of Danville; a son, Michael LaFavers of Liberty; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two sisters, Olna Thomas of Russell Springs and Monna Womack of El Centro, Calif.
"A son, Olan LaFavers Jr., of Long Island, N.Y., preceded him in death.
"The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 1986 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Harold Butler officiating. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery.
"Active pallbearers were Kendall Thomas, Randy Thomas, Todd Wilson, Gary Terry, Greg Neat, and Ronnie White.
"Honorary pallbearers were Herman Cannon, Carson Cundiff, Charles Brown, and John Tarter."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY)(Undated clipping)
"ARLIS LAY FUNERAL HELD LAST SUNDAY
"Services for Arlis Lay, 42, were held at the McKinney-Brown Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon of this week. Death came on March 16th. Revs. L.C. Young and Oval Smith officiated. "He was born on May 4, 1920, the son of Willie O. and Edna Pelly Lay. He was married to Irene Murphy, who survives, on May, 1945. Their children are two sons, Jackie and Garnett; and two daughters, Vickie and Jennifer.
"Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Margie Whitmore, Mayo, Maryland; Mrs. Lola Dunn, Washington, D.C.; and Mrs. Loraine Vaughn, Dunnville.
"He worked in the timber business and farmed while able. He was a veteran of World War II, serving 12 months.
"Bearers at the Thomastown Cemetery were Homer and Arvil Terry, Howard Tarter, Charlie Fox, Elmer Davis and Hiram Leigh.
"McKinney-Burton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, March 31, 1982
"BESSIE LUTTRELL, 83
"Bessie Luttrell, Rt. 1, Dunnville, died March 28, 1982 at the Casey County Hospital. She was 83 years old. "Mrs. Luttrell was born on June 14, 1898 in Casey County to Isham Childers and Frances Pittman Childers, both deceased. She was married to Ernest Luttrell, who also preceded her in death.
"Survivors are three sons, Arlis of Danville, Donald of Borden, Ind. and Sherrill of Berea, Ky.; five daughters, Lorene Monday of Liberty, Lois Emerson, Mariella Wilkerson and Versie Terry, all of Dunnville, and Odean Clements, Norwood, Ohio; one sister Lillie Norfleet, Liberty; 23 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m. at the McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Bro. Oval Smith will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), July 23, 1970
"MRS. BETTY LUTTRELL RITES
"Funeral services were held for Mrs. Betty Luttrell, 91, on Friday of last week at the First Baptist Church in Liberty. Rev. Harold Jones officiated. "Death came at the Casey Hospital on July 15, where she had been for a week. She was born July 2, 1879, the daughter of Milton and Lydia Fletcher Jones. She was married to James W. Luttrell in 1894. He died in April, 1940.
"She was the mother of James J. Luttrell, Covena, Calif.; Mrs. Stella Diering, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs. Bessie Kane, West Alice, Wis.; Mrs. June Tesch, Milwaukee, Wis.; Tom Luttrell, Mt. Washington; and Abe Luttrell, Mrs. Blance Vaught, and Miss Maude Luttrell, Liberty.
"There are 29 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. A brother, James C. Jones, lives in Liberty.
"Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery. Bartle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, August 6, 1924
"DAVE LUTTRELL PASSES ON
"Mr. Dave Luttrell, about 64 years of age, died at his home in Dunnville last Saturday afternoon from a complication of stomach and kidney troubles. Mr. Luttrell had been in failing health for some time, but about ten days ago he had a sick spell down in town and had to be carried home. He gradually grew worse from that time. He was born and raised in and near Dunnville, hence he has a large circle of friends that will regret to hear of his death. He went to Missouri about 40 years ago and stayed a short time and while there lost an arm. He was a good clever kindhearted man and a member of the Baptist church. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Siotia Luttrell and two sons, Clyde and Everett, who have the deepest sympathy of the entire community. Interment took place Sunday afternoon in the Thomas Town burying ground."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), April 10, 1952
"ERNEST LUTTRELL DIES
"Ernest Luttrell, 55, died at his home at Pumpkin Chapel last Friday, April 4. He had been in declining health for over a year and passed suddenly. He was the son of Mrs. Lucy Luttrell Thomas, who survives. He was a veteran of World War I serving from May 22, 1918 until February 14, 1919, with Batteries A and B of the 307th Cavalry. He did not go overseas. "He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bessie Luttrell, and eight children. The children include, Mrs. Lorene Mondie, Arlis Luttrell, Mrs. Lois Emerson, Don Luttrell, Mrs. Marcille Wilkerson, Mrs. Odean Clements, Versie and Sherill Luttrell. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Bessie Pettyjohn, and a brother, Oral Thomas. He had 15 grandchildren.
"Funeral services were held at Oak Grove with W.L. Sanders officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with the Pruitt Funeral home in charge."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, April 26, 1995
"GERALD E. LUTTRELL, 59
"Gerald Eugene Luttrell of Louisville died Saturday, April 22, 1995 at University of Louisville Hospital. He was 59 years old. Born in Casey County on June 13, 1935, he was a son of the late James Everett and Chloe McDonald Luttrell. "He was a disabled construction worker.
"Survivors include his wife, Grace Darlene Holt Luttrell; three sons, Gerald Luttrell Jr. and Bryan Luttrell, both of Louisville, and Eddie Byrd of Mt. Washington; six daughters, Sondra Luttrell, Pamela Luttrell, Connie Thompson and Karen Byrd, all of Louisville, Vickie Goodlett of Chaplin, Ky. and Cathy Byrd of Elizabethtown; a brother, Charles Luttrell of Crawfordsville, Ind.; two sisters, Pauline Vaughn of Crawfordsville, Ind. and Joyce Dean of Indianapolis; 22 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services were April 25 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Clifford Dehart officiating. Burial was in Thomastown Cemetery.
"Pallbearers were Rex Dempsey, Billy Thompson, Tim Thompson, Terry Eden, Donald Dobbs and Richard Allen."
"Casey County News" (undated clipping)
"JAMES EVERETT LUTTRELL SUCCUMBS IN LOUISVILLE
"James Everett Luttrell, 59, died at his home in Louisville of a heart condition on Monday of this week. He lived at 703 South Chestnut St. He was a construction worker. "He was born in Casey County, the son of Dave and Cyro Fox Luttrell. His father was born in Texas. "He was married to Chloe McDonald, who survives, and they have the following surviving children, Charles E. Luttrell, Louisville; Mrs. Pauline Vaughn, Crawfordsville, Ind.; Mrs. Joyce Dorn and Gerald Luttrell, Louisville.
"Funeral services were held at the Dunnville Church of God on Wednesday morning. Rev. Oval Smith officiated. Burial was at Thomastown. Pallbearers were Charles Fox, Ray Thomas, William Doan, Arch Vaughn, and Fred Luttrell.
"Bartle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, January 10, 1996
"MARKETIA L. LYNN, 57
"Marketia L. Lynn, Adams Street, Liberty, died Jan. 1, 1996 at her home. She was 57 years old. "Born in Casey County on April 19, 1938, she was a daughter of Margie Thomas LaFavers of Liberty and the late Olan LaFavers. "She was retired from Kentucky Department of Employment Services and a member of Liberty First Baptist Church. "Besides her mother, survivors include a son, Scott Lynn of Liberty; a daughter, Sharon L. Salyers of Danville; a brother, Mickey LaFavers of Liberty; and two grandchildren, Emily Lynn and Tyler Salyers.
"Funeral services were Jan. 4 at Liberty First Christian Church with the Rev. Homer Hecht officiating. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery.
"Pallbearers were J.O. Wilkinson, John Barrington, Billy Weddle, Steve Souder, Gary Terry, Greg Neat and Tom Carter.
"Honorary pallbearers were members of the Danville Lions Club, Gilbert McQueary, Mike Land and Arnold Marshall.
"Memorial contributions are suggested to Lake Cumberland Hospice or Danville Lions Club.
"McKinney-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY)
"Crit Mason, 54, died at Veteran's Hospital in Lexington on March 22. He had been living in Liberty with his mother, Mrs. Ella Mason, for several years. During World War II he was in the Air Force. "He was born July 9, 1920, the son of Ross and Ella McDonald Mason. "He was the father of Mrs. Carolyn Avon Sexton of Illinois; Miss Patricia Lee Mason, and Michael Mason of Cincinnati. He and his wife had been separated. "He was a brother of Mrs. Mae Auterson, Mrs. Lenna Hatfield, Mrs. Dorothy Napier, Mrs. Alpha Taylor, Cincinnati; and Mrs. Elsie Byron, California.
"Services were held at the Bartle Funeral Home on Monday morning with Bro. Woodrow Damron officiating. Burial was at Antioch."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Thursday, January 3, 1980
"MRS. ELLA MASON, 90
"Mrs. Ella Mason, of Liberty, died December 25 at Haggin Memorial Hospital at Harrodsburg, Ky. She was 90 years old. "She was born in Dunnville, Ky, on Sept. 15, 1889 to Frank and Elnora Austin McDonald, both deceased. She was married to Ross Mason, also deceased.
"She is survived by five daughters; Mrs. Mae Auterson, Mrs. Lenna Hatfield, Mrs. Dorothy Napier and Mrs. Alpha Taylor, all of Cincinnati, and Mrs. Elsie Bryan of California; one son, Crit Mason, preceded her in death; three sisters, Mrs. Alice Thomas of Liberty, Mrs. Bess Keith of Cincinnati and Mrs. Della Dickson of Illinois; 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services were held at the Bartle Funeral Home Friday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. with Rev. James D. McDonald officiating. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery."
"Casey County News", July 29, 1948 edition
"ROSS MASON DIED JULY 23
"Franklin Ross Mason was born December 30, 1884, in Casey County to William B. and Mary J. Mason. He died July 23, 1948 making him 63 years, 6 months and 24 days old. "He was married to Ella McDonald September 8, 1906. To this union were born 6 children, 5 girls and one boy: Mae Auterson, Linnie Hatfield, Dorothy Napier of Cincinnati, Ohio; Elsie Stern, and Crit Mason of California and Alfa Lee Hughes of Washington, D.C.
"He is survived by his wife and all the children, ten grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Bell Miller of Campbellsville and Mrs. Frances Deheart of Gilpin, two brothers, Johnie and Welby Mason of Phil, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
"He had spent his entire life in and around Phil. He was a kind and loving husband and father, always had a kind word and welcome smile for everyone.
"The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. L.C. Young at Antioch at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon with the Bartle funeral home in charge of interment."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY). Wednesday, June 26, 1991
"AVERY E. McDONALD, 78
"Avery Elvis McDonald of Windsor, died Thursday, June 20, 1991 at the Russell County Hospital. He was 78 years old. "Born in Casey County on May 22, 1913, he was the son of the late James "Bill" McDonald and Dezda Roy McDonald, who survives. "He was a farmer and carpenter and a member of Bethany Church of Christ. "Besides his mother, survivors include his wife, Ora Weir McDonald; four sons, James C., Bill and David McDonald, all of Russell Springs and Dennis McDonald of Hammond, Ind.; six daughters, Roxie Covington, Fayrene Thomas, Ruby Morris and Ann Chrusciel, all of Windsor, Imo Gene Callaghan of Owenton, and Sandra Kieser of Upper Darby, Pa.; three sisters, Jeneva Cochran, Lillian Byrd and Edra Bernard, all of Liberty; a daughter-in-law, Moreen McDonald; 26 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. "Besides his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Danny P. McDonald; a brother, Ivery McDonald; a sister, Reva McDonald; and two grandchildren, Mitchell and Lance McDonald.
"Funeral services were June 23 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Alden Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Wilkerson Cemetery.
"Pallbearers were his grandsons."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Thursday, August 21, 1975
"Charles Adam McDonald, 84, died at his home at Teddy on August 12. He had been in declining health. "He was born March 9, 1891, the son of William James McDonald. On April 17, 1917, he was married to Fannie Southerland, who survives.
"He was the foster father of Mrs. Mollie Mae Cole of Connecticut and Mrs. Elizabeth Byrd, Ramsey, Ill. There are six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
"Services were held at the Canaan Valley Baptist Church on Thursday of last week. Bro. Roosevelt Brown was in charge.
"McKinney-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Thursday, February 22, 1979
"Clarence Elbert McDonald, died Feb. 18 at the Casey County Hospital, where he had been a patient for two weeks. He was 62 years old. "His wife, Eula Justice McDonald survives. "The deceased, a World War II veteran, was the son of Luther and Catherine Luttrell McDonald, both deceased.
"Also surviving are two daughters, Brenda Murphy, Louisville and Kaye Polston, Russell Springs. There are three grandchildren.
"Brothers and sisters surviving are Truman McDonald and Lonzie (Red) McDonald, both of Liberty; Freddie McDonald, Windsor; Odie McDonald, Burgin, Ky.; Cleo McDonald, Russell Springs; and Mabel Grimes, Liberty.
"Services were held at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, February 20, 1979 with Rev. Vernon Blakey and David Coffey officiating.
"Burial was in Luttrell Cemetery."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, April 26, 1995
"DESDA McDONALD, 103
"Desda McDonald, HC 65, Liberty, died Thursday, April 20, 1995 at Russell County Hospital. She was 103 years old. "Born in Casey County on August 30, 1891, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Martha Chumbley Roy. "She was a homemaker and a member of 910 Full Gospel Church. She was the widow of James W. "Bill" McDonald.
"Survivors include three daughters, Edra Bernard and Lillian Byrd, both of Dunnville, and Geneva Cochran of Liberty; 17 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great-grandchildren.
"She was preceded in death by three children, Avory, Ivory and Reva McDonald.
"Funeral services were April 21 at 910 Full Gospel Church with Bro. Mike Howell, Br. Ora Jasper and Bro. James Sullivan officiating. Burial was in 910 Full Gospel Cemetery.
"McKinney-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
Casey County News" (Liberty, KY)(Undated Clipping)
"LEE McDONALD, 49
"Lee McDonald of Nancy died Thursday, April 17, 1997 at his home. He was 49 years old. "Born in Casey County on May 8, 1947, he was a son of the late Helen Marie Buchanan and Willie Earl McDonald. "He was owner-operator of Somerset-Burnside Garage Door Company and a farmer.
"Survivors include his wife, Sharon McKenzie McDonald; a son, Brian (and Stacy) McDonald of Nancy; and two sisters, Irona Kissee and Gladys Kissee, both of Nancy.
"Graveside services were April 20 at Bradley's Pleasure Cemetery with Bro, Arthur Ogden and Elder S.L. Sears officiating.
"Somerset Undertaking Company was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News", Thursday, March 13, 1947
"Elnora (Austin) McDonald, daughter of Isaac and Lucinda Austin, was born Oct. 30, 1868, and died March 7, making her 79 years, four months, and seven days old.
"At the age of 16 years she was united in marriage to Frank Wolford McDonald, and to this union was born 14 children. Of these six have preceded her in death, leaving seven daughters, Ella, Alice, Della, Elsie, Bess, Opal and Stella and one son, Lucien.
"She professed her faith in the Christian church at an early age, and was a devoted member. "Aunt Woot, as she was affectionately known, had 36 grandchildren, and 34 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services were held at the Dunnville church Sunday afternoon with the Rev. L.C. Young officiating. Interment was in charge of the Miller Funeral home."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY) (undated clipping)
"ERNEST RAY McDONALD, 77
"Ernest Ray McDonald of Crittenden, Ky. died Saturday, August 10, 1985. He was 77 years old. "Born in Casey County on Dec. 28, 1907, he was the son of Add and Vina Ann Thomas McDonald. He was a retired machine operator for Cincinnati Galvanized Co. and a member of Canaan Valley Baptist Church. He was the widower of Ollie Lay McDonald.
"Survivors include a son, Eugene McDonald of Cincinnati; three daughters, Pauline Von Rohr of Crittenden, Norma Reed of Cincinnati and Phyllis Bundy of Bethel, Ohio; 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Earl McDonald of Cain's Store.
"The funeral was August 14 at Canaan Valley Baptist Church with Bro. Clifford Dehart officiating. Burial was in the Thomastown Cemetery.
"McKinney- Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."
"Casey County News" (Liberty, KY), Wednesday, July 6, 1994
"Eula Mae McDonald, Trammell Street, Liberty, died Monday, July 4, 1994 at her home. She was 73 years old. "Born in Casey County on March 6, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Lousel and Anna Mae Owens Justice. "She was a housewife and a member of Thomas Ridge Christian Church. She was the widow of Clarence McDonald.
"Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Murphy of Louisville and Kay Lee of Liberty; five brothers, Earl Justice of Lexington, Ind., Shelby Justice of Waynesburg, Kermit Justice of Stanford, Herschel Justice of Sellersburg, Ind., and Richard Justice of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Lela McDonald of Burgin, Imogene Chumbley of Clarksville, Ind. and Betty Black of Hamilton, Ohio; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
"She was preceded in death by three brothers, Melvin, Alger and Louisel Justice Jr.; and a stepmother, Lizzie Justice.
"Funeral services will be today (July 6) at 10 a.m. with Bro. Clifford Dehart officiating. Burial will be in Luttrell Cemetery."