Helen Mary Murphy

June 14, 1907 - May 28, 2001

Helen Mary Murphy, 93, of Meece Street in Somerset, passed away May 28, 2001 at her residence.

She was born in Iowa, June 14, 1907, daughter of the late Minnie White and Samuel White. She was of the Methodist Faith and attended Duke Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol Harris of Somerset, three grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial Service will be 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2001 at Duke Memorial Baptist Church with the Bro. David Morris officiating. Burial will be at a later date and there will be no visitation. 

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

David West

Feb. 27, 1965 - May 27, 2001

David West , 36, of 265 Apple Lane, Somerset, passed away May 27, 2001 on Elrod Road,  from an accident.

He was born in Muncie IN, February 27, 1965, son of Estil Junior Walters and Minnie (West) Walters. He was a Concrete Finisher.

Survivors include his wife, Jody Tomlison, whom he married in March 1990 in Monticello, Ky.; his parents; one son Justin Wayne West of Somerset.

Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2001 at Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home in Somerset, with Bro. Paul Perkins officiating. Burial in the Parmley's Grove Cemetery in Wayne Co., Ky. Friends may call after 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

Jerry Allen Hash

September 6, 1949 - May 27, 2001

Jerry Allen Hash, 51, Price Valley Road passed away Sunday May 27, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born September 6, 1949 son of the late Esker W. Hash and Geneva Hash. He was an employee of Hayes Lemmerz and a member of Bethany Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene Creech Hash, whom he married on September 7, 1968; one son Richard Allen (and Patricia) Hash, Somerset; one daughter Lora Shannon Hash, Somerset; one brother, Windford (and Veanna) Hash, Somerset; one sister, Ruby (and Willard) Hargis, Somerset.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Esker W. Hash Jr.

Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday May 30, 2001 at the Bethany Baptist Church with Brother Johnny Baker officiating. Burial will be in the Price Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday May 29, 2001 after 6:00 P.M. at the Chapel of  Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Beulah W. Wilkerson

October 30, 1912 - May 26, 2001

Beulah W. Wilkerson, 88, Graystone Manor, Somerset passed away Saturday May 26, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born October 30, 1912, daughter of the late Elmer F. Sears and Minnie Myrtle (Mayfield) Sears. She was the retired owner of Wilkerson Coal and Grocery, a former employee of Somerset Laundromat and Hill Crest Motel. She was a member of the Widow to Widow Group, Senior Friends and the Ferguson Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Lou (and Estil) Erp, Somerset, and Wilretha Cox, Cincinnati, Oh.; two step daughters, Louise Shepherd, California and Irene Capps, Indiana; one brother, Ben (and Beulah) Sears, Somerset; four sisters, Christine Hodge, Cincinnati, Mary Jane Phelps, Elizabeth (and Omer) Snell, and Nellie (and Elmer) Blevins all of Somerset; one sister-in-law, Faye Sears, Somerset; one grandson Barry (and Lisa) Erp; one grand daughter Paula Jean Cox; one great grandson, David Paul Cox and one great great grand daughter, Alexis Cox.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Lawrence M. Wilkerson; one step son Thomas Wilkerson; three sisters, Nadean Sears, Raynette Bullock and Ella Mize; three brothers Goebel, A.J. and E.F. Sears.

Funeral services will10:00 A.M., Tuesday May 29, 2001 at the Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Rev. Russell Janes and Rev. Doug Eggers officiating. Burial will be in the Barnesburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday May 28, 2001 after 5:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home.

Expressions of Sympathy may take the form of donations to the Charity of ones choice.

Pulaski Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Robert Olden Nicholas

October 14, 1921 - May 23, 2001

Robert Olden Nicholas, 79, Nicholas Road, Bronston, passed away Wednesday May 23, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born October 14, 1921 in the Quinton Community, son of the late Claude Nicholas and Rhoda Flynn Nicholas. He was a farmer, enjoyed fishing and hunting and was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Margaret Morrow Nicholas, who he married on September 29, 1949 in Pulaski County; two sons, Hank W. Nicholas and Ray Roger Nicholas, both of Bronston; three daughters Brenda M. (and Richard) Keith, Doris J. (and Lathene) Troxtell, both of Bronston and Betty L. (and Frazer) Reagan of Robins, Tn; one brother, Ganzie Nicholas, Burnside, Ky.; 8 grandchildren, Betsy Ann Nicholas, David Troxtell, Penny Richie, Jack Troxtell, Jeff Troxtell, Dixie Billmaier, Curtis Blackburn and Donald Blackburn, and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Wesley and Gala Nicholas; one sister, Marie Nicholas; one half-sister, Zula Gholson; one half-brother Frank C. Gibson.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday May 26, 2001 at the Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with bro, Ulanda Price officiating. Burial will be in the Jacob Mayfield Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. Friday May 25, 2001 at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Olden Nicholas Memorial Fund.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

Linnie Susie Vanover

Sept. 30, 1919 - May 22, 2001

Linnie Susie Vanover, 81, of Magnolia Ave., Somerset, passed away May 22, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born in the Sawyer Community of McCreary Co., September 30, 1919, daughter of the late Angeline Worley Taylor and Abner Taylor. She was a homemaker and of the Protestant Faith.

Survivors include two daughters, Gladys Tate of Somerset, Glenis (John) Amick of South Gate, CA, two sisters, Flora Sizemore of Corbin, Cora Taylor of Springfield, OH, eleven grandchildren, Vicki, Samuel, Maleea, Mark, Ramicah, Rodney, Carla, Kim, Michelle, Orbin, Zane, a great-grandchild, and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by parents, husband, Orbin Vanover, whom she married March 2, 1935, a son, Harold Vanover, two sisters, Mae Taylor, Lois Hurst, six brothers, Sid, Kenneth, James, Woody, Smyth, Ross Taylor and a granddaughter, Sandra.

Funeral services are 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2001 at Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, with the Bro. C.E. Jacobs officiating. Burial in the Higginbotham Cemetery. Visitation after 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

 

Winfred Whitaker

August 17, 1917 - May 19, 2001

Mr. Winfred, age 83, of McKinney, Texas passed away May 19, 2001 at North Central Medical Center in McKinney.  He was born in London, Kentucky August 17, 1917 to George Alfred and Mary (Polly) Whitaker.  He married Lottie Cress August 12, 1942 in Somerset, Ky.  Mr. Whitaker served as a Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Prior to his retirement, he was an electronics design engineer.  He was a 32nd Mason and member of the Masonic Lodge in Atlanta, Georgia.  He as a member of the First Baptist Church in McKinney.

Survivors are his wife, Lottie Whitaker, of McKinney; two sons, Steve Whitaker and wife, Debbie, of McKinney and Norm Whitaker and wife, Sally, of Keller; grandchildren, Norman Whitaker II; George Whitaker; Tara Whitaker; and Clay Whitaker.  Other survivors include his brother, Elbert Whitaker, of Brookville, Ky., and his sisters, Bertha Arthur of Louisville, Ky., and Sylvia Price of Somerset, Ky., as well as numerous nieces and nephews and other loving relatives.

Mr. Whitaker was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Dora Price and Martha Arthur; and brothers; Lee, Walter and Walker Whitaker.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 22, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at Turrentine Jackson Morrow Chapel, McKinney, Texas, with Rev. John McCallon officiating.  Interment will be at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.  Visitation will be at Turrentine Jackson Morrow Funeral Home Monday, May 21, 2001, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials may be made to the Scottish Rite Hospital, 2222 Welborn, Dallas, Texas. 75219.

Pulaski Funeral Home in charge of all local Arrangements

Jessica Ann Goodin

January 13, 2001 - May 18, 2001

Jessica Ann Goodin, 4 months, of Somerset, Ky., passed away May 18, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, Ky.  

She was born in Somerset, Ky., January 13, 2001, daughter of Chris and Samantha Goodin.

Survivors include her parents, Paternal Grandparents; Fred and Linda Sue Estes of Eubank, Ky., Maternal Grandparents; Lisa Suttles and Jessie Clines of Somerset, Ky., Paternal Great Grandmother; Mandi K. Goodin of  Waynesburg, Ky., and Maternal Great Grandparents; Clarence and Beulah Goodin, Margaret and Ernest Clines all of Somerset, Ky., and several Aunts and Uncles.

Funeral services will be1:00 p.m. May 21 at Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Rose and Bro. Lowell Gossett officiating.  Burial will be in the Merritt Cemetery. Visitation is May 20, 2001 after 6:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel Banks

Hazel Banks, 68, Saddlebrook Apartments, passed away Friday May 18, 2001 at the Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly.

She was the wife of Ed Banks, the mother of Luther Banks and Steve Banks and wife Tami of London.  The sister of: James Moore of Melbourne, Florida; Bill Moore of London; Edith Kelly, Beulah May and Dorothy Bolton all of London.

Funeral services for Hazel Banks will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. John Bowling officiating.  Burial will follow in the Southard Cemetery.  

The family of Hazel Banks will receive friends at House-Rawlings Funeral Home after 6:00 P.M. Saturday.  She will lie in state at the church 1:00 P.M. Sunday until the Funeral Hour.

Pulaski Funeral Home in charge of all local arrangements.

Rev. Lloyd Williamson

June 14, 1931 - May 18, 2001

Rev. Lloyd Williamson, 69, Hwy. 1664, Nancy passed away Friday May 18, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born June 14, 1931 son of the late Tom Williamson and Minnie (Loveless) Williamson. He was Pastor of the Friendship Baptist Church, Russell Springs, Ky. He had also Pastored several churches since 1957, including Mt. Pisgah Baptist and Bethlehem Baptist in Nancy, Ky., Flat Lick Baptist in Shopville, Ky. and New Salem Baptist in Monticello, Ky.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Baker Williamson, whom he married on June 28, 1950 in Somerset, Kentucky; one son, Gary (and Brenda) Williamson, Nancy, Ky.; two daughters, Judy (and Darrell) Baugh, Nancy, Ky. and Junnell (and Walter) Edwards, Somerset, Ky.; four brothers, Henry Williamson, Shelbyville, Ind., Fred, Samuel and James Williamson, all of Somerset, Ky.; two sisters, Lovey  Meece, Somerset, Ky. and Nona Lee Hansford, Ohio.; 4 grandchildren, Christopher (and Diana) Williamson, Amanda (and Cray) Pitman, Anthony (and Ranee) Baugh, Jason (and Maranda) Baugh; 4 great grand children, Breanna Pitman, Kayla Lynn Williamson, T. L. Brown and Ashley Brown.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Stephen Ard; one daughter-in-law, Debra Flynn Williamson; 5 sisters, Cory Hail, Kathern Ferrell Rogers, Pearly Lovins, Mary Ferrell Sears and Olivia Williamson.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday May 20, 2001, at the Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Albert McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday May 19, 2001, after 5:00 P.M..

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

James R. Taylor

Sept. 27, 1929 - May 18, 2001

James R. Taylor, 71, of Walden Lane, Bronston passed away May 18, 2001 at Leestown, VA Medical Center.

He was born in Bloomington, IN, September 27, 1929, son of the late Mildred Pope Taylor and Roy Taylor. He was a retired Manager of Thrift Finance Co. & owner operator of service garage, a woodworker, veteran of the US Army with a WWII Victory Medal, and member of Liberty Baptist Church, Kidder (Wayne County).

Survivors include his wife, Delois "Dee" Taylor, whom he married July 7, 1962 in Colombus, IN, two daughters, Lisa (Mark) Walters of Ellisville, MS, Sue Ellen (Kevin) Anderson of Zionsville, TN, six brothers, George (Shirley) Taylor, Jack Taylor, John (Cindy) Taylor, Morris ( Anita) Taylor, Gene (Lois) Taylor, Tom Taylor all of Indiana, four sisters, Toni Taylor, Beverly Taylor, Anna Marie Roger all of Indiana, Frances Taylor of Rhode Island, four grandchildren, Ashley and Austin Smith, Zane Anderson, Chelsea Walters and daughter-in-law, Kathy Butt of Brazil Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Bob Smith, daughter, Karen Richards, two brothers, Bob and Marion Taylor.

Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2001 at Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with the Bro. Ulanda Price and Glen Taylor officiating. Burial in the Mill Springs National Cemetery. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

Eva Marie Cook Hall

Apr. 11, 1949 - May 16, 2001

Eva Marie Cook Hall, 52, of North Vine Street, Somerset, passed away May 16, 2001 at her residence.

She was born in the Keno Community, April 11, 1949, daughter of the late Mary Branscum Cook and McKinley Cook. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include four sons, Jack (Ruby) Church, Larry Church, Jason Church, Bobby Church all of Somerset, three daughters, Loretta (Richard) Woodall of Okala, FL, Tammy Combs, Carla Dykes both of Somerset, four brothers, Andrew Cook of Science Hill, Curtis Cook of Shopville, Glen Cook, Bruce Cook both of Somerset, five sisters, Wanda Hair of Eubank, Doris Meece, Eillen Perkins, Lena Faye Cook all of Somerset, Uetta Cook of Eubank and twelve grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services are 2:00p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2001 at Neeley's Creek Baptist Church, with the Bro. Carter Stewart officiating. Burial in the Neeley's Creek Cemetery. Visitation after 6:00p.m. Friday May 18, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, then Saturday May 19, 2001 from Noon until time for service at Church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. 

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

Betty Farley

Jan. 25, 1930 - May 16, 2001

Betty Farley, 71, of Hidden Loop Drive passed away May 16, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born in Pineville, KY, January 25, 1930, daughter of the late Maggie Day Lawson and Charlie Lawson. She was in Marketing Sales for Allison & Bray in Danville, KY.

Survivors include her husband, Curtis Farley, whom she married July 29, 1949 in Richmond, VA, a brother, Harry Lawson of Whitepine, TN, a sister, Rosella Rice of Morristown, TN and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters, Debra Anderson, Diane Farley and a brother, Eddie Lawson.

Funeral services will be Saturday, May 19, 2001, 7:00 p.m. at Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with the Bro. Greg Ryan officiating. Burial in the Davids Cemetery in Kettering OH, with graveside services Mon., May 21 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation 5 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements. 

Richard Stone

Aug. 5, 1929 - May 15, 2001

Richard Stone, 71, of Harvey Ave in Somerset, passed away May 15, 2001 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born in Monticello, Georgia, August 5, 1929, son of the late Beatrice Victim Stone and Fred Stone. He was a construction worker for McDougal-Warner Construction (Georgia), a veteran and attended Maple Street Baptist Church in Somerset.

Survivors include, two sons, Richard Stone of Decatur, GA, Ricky Stone of Stone Mountain, GA, four brothers, Hulen Stone of Atlanta, GA, Henry Benton of Decatur, GA, Junior Benton, James Benton both of Atlanta, GA, two sisters, Molly Louise Benton of Atlanta, GA, Lilly Ruth Benton of Georgia, three grandchildren and special friend, Myrtle Parris.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Roscoe, Doug and Dave Benton.

Funeral services 6:00 p.m. Wed. May 16, 2001 at Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, with the Bro. James Barleston officiating. Burial in Georgia. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Wed. May 16, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Mink

Dec. 12, 1936 - May 14, 2001

Ruby Mink, 64, of Sinking Valley Community, passed away May 14, 2001 at her residence.

She was born in the Public Community, December 12, 1936, daughter of Sylvia Hawk McCalister and James McCalister. She was a homemaker and member of the Sinking Valley Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Burl Mink, whom she married Dec. 24, 1954 in Somerset, her mother, three sons, David Mink, Brad (Debbie) Mink, Mike (Darla) Mink all of Somerset, three daughters, Sheila (David) Bullock of Somerset, Jane (Eddie) Meece of Paintsville, KY, Kathy (fiancée-Tim Inabnitt) Whitaker of Somerset, two sisters, Bonnie (David) Stevens of Eubank, Beverly (Dale) Meece of Somerset, thirteen grandchildren, Bryon Jr. Vaught, Brandon Mink, Colby Mink, Kristy Hibbard, Karen Mink, Brittany Mink, Daniel Mink, Brian Whitaker, Ammon Inabnitt, Scotty jo Bullock, Sara Beth Bullock, Heather Meece, Jessie Meece and a great-grandchild, McKinzey Vaught.

She was preceded in death by her father, a sister, Pauline Harper, a brother, Deivis "Lou" McCalister and  infant son.

Funeral services Thursday, May 17, 2001 at 2:00 p.m., Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, with Bro. Kevin Bullock & Bro. Harold Harris officiating. Burial in the McCalister Cemetery. Visitation after 5:00 p.m. Wed., May 16, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements

Loyal Wesley

December 14, 1920 - May 12, 2001

Loyal Wesley, 80, Stanford Street, passed away Saturday May 12, 2001 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born December 14, 1920, son the late Millard and Ermmine (Burton) Wesley. He WWII U.S. Army veteran, a cutter at Palm Beach and a deacon of the West Science Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Geneva "Tom" (Godby) Wesley, who he married on February 18, 1939; two sons, Jim and (Morene) Wesley, Gary and (Shirley) Wesley, both of Science Hill; one daughter, Brenda and (James) Eubank, Lexington, Ky.; one sister Bernice and (Coy) McMullin, Eubank, Ky.; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Jewell Wesley; and one grandchild.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday May 15, 2001 at the chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral Home with Brother Darry Hatfield and Brother Don Branscum officiating. Burial will be in the West Science Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M.,  Monday 14, 2001 at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris and Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Stephen Lefler

July 11, 1953 - May 12, 2001

Stephen Lefler, 47, Puncheon Creek Road, passed away Saturday May 12, 2001 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born July 11, 1953, son of the late William Richard Lefler and Marjorie Mae (Dinklocker) Lefler. He was a trader and a farmer.

Survivors include his mother; two sons, Derek and Chance Lefler, Science Hill.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Bert Lefler.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Tuesday May 15, 2001 at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral Home with Brother David Eastham officiating. Burial will be in the West Science Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. Monday May 14, at the Morris and Hislope Funeral Home. 

Morris and Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Perry Bolin

March 29, 1960 - April 26, 2001

James Perry Bolin, 41 of Tateville Ky., passed away April 26, 2001 in Somerset Ky.

He was born in Somerset Ky., March 29, 1960, son of  James Earl Bolin and the late Ruby Jean Taylor Bolin.  He was a saw mill worker and member of the Denham Street Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Michelle Bolin; three daughters, Tiffany Bolin, Megan Bolin, Madison all of Somerset Ky.; one brother, Norman Bolin of Missouri; two sisters, Stella (Robert) Carrender of Bronston, Ky., Anna Moller of Norwood, Ohio.; step - mother, Mildred June Bolin; several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, one sister, Norma Jean Bolin; grandmothers, Iza Dobbs and Ida Taylor and both grandfathers.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. May 10 at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Carpenter officiating.  Burial will be in the Grave Hill Cemetery.  Visitation is Noon to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gideon Memorial Bible Fund.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Earl Mason Richardson

November 11, 1940 - May 7, 2001

Earl Mason Richardson, 60 of Burnside Ky., passed away May 7, 2001 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville Ky.

He was born in Pulaski Co. Ky., November 11, 1940, son of the late Sarah Elizabeth Cook Richardson and John Richardson.  He was disabled and of the Baptist Faith.  

Survivors include three daughters; Earla Marcia (and Gary) Girdler, Kristi Elizabeth Henderson, Amanda Gayle Neal all of Somerset, Ky.; three brothers, Andy Richardson, John Lee Richardson, Charles Richardson all of Burnside, Ky.;  two sisters, Ruby Heath of McCreary County, Flonnie Thompson of Somerset, Ky.;  five grandchildren, Keagan, Tanieka, Holden, Jessie and Treton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mildred Branum; two brothers, Tom Richardson and James Richardson; one daughter, Alecia Y. Richardson.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. May 10 at Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro J. S. New officiating.  Burial will be in the Waite Cemetery.  Visitation is May 9, 2001 after 6:00 p.m. at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.  

Joseph Hurt

May 22, 1934 - May 5, 2001

Joseph Hurt, 66, of Grundy Road of Somerset, passed away May 5, 2001 at Golden Years Nursing Home in Monticello.

He was born in Ashland, KY, May 22, 1934, son of the late Martha Riggens Hurt, Joe Hurt and step-mother Ellen Cunningham Hurt of Harrodsburg, KY. He was a corn salesman, graduated from UK College in 1957 , with a Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Science, a member of American Legion Post # 38,  a veteran of the Air Force, he attended Barnesburg Baptist Church and was a member of Harrodsburg Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Toby Hurt, whom he married March 30, 1992 in London, KY, step-son, John (Eva) Toby of Somerset, daughter, Martha Tobin of Danville, KY, step-daughter, Doris (Rex) Eggers of Somerset, KY, brothers, James Hurt of Champaign, IL, David Hurt of Frankfort, KY, sister, Martha Ann Fraley of Washington, DC, two grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. on May 9, 2001, at Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with the Dr. John Mark Toby and Bro. Harold Harris officiating. Burial in the Mill Springs National Cemetery, Military Honors by American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard of Somerset. Visitation is May 8, 2001 after 6:00 p.m. at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, who is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland. 

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clara (Collins) Hounchell

July 11, 1900 - May 5, 2001

Clara (Collins) Hounchell, 100, Greenwood, Ind., formerly of Science Hill, Ky., passed away Saturday May 5, 2201 at Greenwood Health & Living Community, Greenwood, Indiana.

She was born in Jellico, Tennessee on July 11, 1900, daughter of the late Robert C. Collins and Pricey Ann (Morgan) Collins. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include one son, Gerald Monds, Cloverdale, Indiana; three daughters, Kathleen Parvin, Somerset, Ky., Elizabeth Jones, Frankfort, Ky., and Joan Ferrell, Greenwood, Indiana; 20 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George W. Monds.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday May 8, 2001 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with the Reverend Johnny Dunbar officiating. Burial will be in the Science Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday May 7, 2001 after 6:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home 

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

George Allen Whitaker

November 9, 1967 - May 2, 2001

George Allen Whitaker, 33, of the Goodwater community, passed away on Wednesday May 2, 2001 at his residence.

He was born in the Goodwater Community on November 9, 1697, son of George Lee and Geraldine Whitis Whitaker. He was disabled and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include his parents; one daughter, Amber Lyn Whitaker, Mt. Victory; one brother Johnny (and Scottie) Whitaker, Mt. Victory; four sisters, Cindy (and Keith) Ricks, Ennis, Texas, Pennie Mize, Fort Myers, Fla., Suzanne (and Rodney) Shackleford, London, Ky., and Stacey Whitaker, Killeen, Texas; paternal grandmother, Ina Whitaker, Somerset, Ky.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank & Pearl Whitis; His paternal grandfather, Melvin Whitaker and one brother Timothy Whitaker.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday May 6, 2001 at the Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Brother Kevin Bullock and Brother Dallas Sears officiating. Burial will be in Goodwater Cemetery.  Visitation will be Saturday May 5, 2001 after 4:00 P. M. at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the George Allen Whitaker Memorial Fund c/o Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Garvin Merrick

May 7, 1930 - May 3, 2001

Garvin Merrick, 70, of Circle Drive Burnside, passed away May 3, 2001 at his residence.

He was born in the Naomi Community, May 7, 1930, son of the late Elizabeth Jones Merrick and Willie Merrick. He was a retired farmer and attended Oakhill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Cathy Moe Merrick, whom he married May 4, 1985 in Boynton Beach, FL, two daughters, Teresa (Clifford) Rogers of Nancy, Debra Koehler (Shawn) Hood of New Hampshire, four brothers, Jarvis (Wanda) Merrick of Boynton Beach, FL, Charles (Linda) Merrick, Bill Merrick both of Ohio, Marlin Merrick of Burnside, a sister, Christine (Newt) Rowley of Ohio, five grandchildren, Clifford Garvin Rogers, Amanda Jean Rogers, Angie Leigh Rogers, Tyler Robert Hood and Logan Andrew Hood.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, June Thompson and a brother, Dolphus Merrick.

Funeral services are May 5 at 10:00 a.m. at Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Dr. Harold Brown officiating. Burial in Lakeside Memorial Gardens. Visitation May 4, 2001 after 6:00 p.m. at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, who is in charge of arrangements.

Delanna L. McKee

December 18, 1969 - May 2, 2001

Delanna L. McKee, 31, Patterson Ford Road, Passed away on Wednesday May 2, 2001 at the lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born on December 18, 1969, in Somerset, Ky., daughter of Robert L. McKee and Lois Stigall McKee. She was a 1986 Graduate of Pulaski County High School, a Graduate of Somerset Community College, class of 2000, with a Nursing Degree, a U.S. Army Veteran, and a member of Sloans Valley Baptist Church.

She is survived by her parents; one son, Samuel Lee White, Somerset, Ky.; and one brother, Brian Scott McKee, Sloans Valley, Ky.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Friday May 4, 2001, at the Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Brother Don Branscum and Brother Johnnie Helton officiating. Burial will be in the Sloans Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday May 3, 2001, after 6:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Lake Cumberland Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

 Ray Bullock

July 13, 1932 - May 1, 2001

Ray Bullock, 68, Eubank, Kentucky, passed away Monday May 1, 2001.

He was born on July 13, 1932 in Bloss, Kentucky, son of the late Green Bullock and Susan (Taylor) Bullock. He was owner and operator of Ray's Grocery and a member of Sunrise Baptist Church.

Survivors include one brother, Melvin (and Mary Ann) Bullock of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters, Freeda Bullock, Cincinnati, Ohio and Matilda Cromer, Indianapolis, Indiana; one nephew, James (and Shellie) Bullock; one niece, Pamela (and Jeff) Vonderheide.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Rothel and Coy Bullock; one sister, Lola Doan.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Friday May 4, 2001 at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral Home with Bother Richard Walden and Brother Don Bullock officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Eubank, Kentucky. Visitation will be Thursday May 3, 2001 after 6:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Morris and Hislope Funeral Home. 

Expressions of Sympathy may take the form of donations to the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or to the Sunrise Baptist Church Building Fund.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Arnold Ray Fitzgerald

Aug. 11, 1915 - Apr. 30, 2001

Arnold Ray Fitzgerald, 85, of Lexington, KY, formerly of Pulaski Co., passed away April 30, 2001 at Sayre Christian Village Nursing Home in Lexington.

He was born in Pulaski County, August 11, 1915, a US Army veteran of WWII, a  former owner and pharmacist of Corner Drug Store in Greensburg, KY.

Survivors include four grandchildren, Stacey Altwies of Lexington, Trudy Sims of Lexington, Mel Cobb of New Port News, VA and Rex Cobb of Lexington.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mildred McCarty and daughter, Anne Fitzgerald Cobb.

Funeral services will be 8:00 p.m. May 2, 2001 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, KY with the Rev. Raymond Gibson officiating. Grave side service May 3, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in Burnside Cemetery, Burnside, KY. Visitation May 2, 2001, 5:00 p.m. until time for service at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home in Lexington, KY. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 201, Lexington, KY 40503. 

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in charge of  local arrangements.

Christine Souleyrette

July 19, 1924 - Apr. 29, 2001

Christine Souleyrette, 76, of Somerset, passed away April 29, 2001 at her residence.

She was born in Whitley City, KY, July 19, 1924, daughter of the late Lucy Winchester Anderson and Marion Anderson. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Ralph Souleyrette, whom she married April 19, 1947 in Stearns, KY.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services will be 7:00 p.m. May 1, 2001 at Memory Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with the Bro. CE Jacob and Bro. Larry O'Bryan officiating. Burial in the McCreary Memorial Gardens at a later date. Visitation after 5:00 p.m. May 1, 2001 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, who is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to, Hospice of Lake Cumberland or Gideon Memorial Bible Plan.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.