Estill Ball of rural West Harrison, IN passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at his residence on Sunday morning. He was born in Clay County, KY on July 16, 1931 the son of William & Victoria (Napier) Ball. The 82 year old is survived by his wife of 63 years, Kathleen (Combs) Ball, daughters Carolyn (Jim) Stiles and Lori (Elmer) Kolb all of West Harrison and grandchildren Jason (Carole) Stiles, Nate & Shellby Kolb and 3 great grandchildren Connor, Heath & Lilli Stiles and 1 brother, Virgil Ball.
He retired from the Samuel Bingham Roller Company and was a hobby farmer. Estill loved his family and many friends and enjoyed visiting and sharing his experiences with them. He was a member of the Smyrna missionary Baptist Church in New Trenton and a fifty-year plus member of the Robert Clark Masonic Lodge in Clay County, KY.
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 5-8pm at Jackman Kercheval Meyers Funeral Home, Harrison, OH with Masonic Services at 7:30pm. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 11:00 am at Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church in New Trenton, IN with Pastor Mitchell Ball, Pastor Tim Ball & Pastor Chuck McMahan officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville, IN. Memorials are suggested to Franklin County 4H c/o the funeral home.
KCSG Television William "Bill" Vernon (November 28, 1944 - October 5, 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - William "Bill" Vernon passed away October 5, 2013 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born November 28, 1944 in Oneida, Kentucky to Roy and Dorothy Vernon. He married Margaret Anne Linford on June 9, 1962 in Manchester, Kentucky.
Bill was a longtime resident of St. George. He was a bricklayer by trade and worked on many homes and buildings in St. George. He was an active member of the St. George Lion’s Club for many years and considered each of them his brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Anne; children: Tom (Wendy) Vernon, Tami McCloughan, and Tracy Williams all of St. George; 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and sister, Patty (Bobby) Henson of Frankfort, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 1 sister, and grandson, Tyler Grover.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Children’s Justice Center or P.A.W.S.
Funeral services were held October 10, 2013 at the Grace Episcopal Church, St. George, Utah. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221.
Ritchie Shannon Neeley, 43, of Tyner entered into eternal life Friday, October, 18, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Ritchie was born November 24, 1969 in Richmond, KY. to the union of Bruce Kendall Neeley and Doris Jean Wilson. He was a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer graduating second in his class. He was a member of the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his father, Bruce Neeley. He is survived by his mother Doris Jean Neeley, 2 Brothers; Greg and his wife Joyce Neeley and Joe and his wife Dixie Neeley both of Tyner, KY., 3 Nieces; Haylee, Bethany and Jean, 2 Nephews; Will and Glenn all of Tyner, and 2 very special friends Billie Elan and Danny Allen.
Visitation will be 6 pm Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Dobson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 pm Monday, October 21, 2013 at Dobson Funeral Home with Bro. Eddie Judd and Pastor Thomas Trammell officiating. Burial with be in the Liberty Cemetery, Egypt, KY. Pall Bearers are Will Neeley, Glenn Neeley, Doug Neeley, Jamie Strong, Jeff Neeley, Keith Neeley, and Robbie Abner. Honoray Pall Bearers are Billy Webb, Michael Neeley, Billy Gray, and Larry Smith.
Arrangements entrusted to Doug Dobson of Dobson Funeral Home.
Preston G. “Bubba” Hacker, age 63 of Cincinnati, formerly of Clay County, departed this life on Thursday, October 17th, at the Franciscan West Hospice Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the devoted husband of Christine Hacker, loving father of Sean Hacker, cherished grandfather of Layne (Emily) Puls, dear brother of Geraldine Merida, Patricia Kenney, Vernon Hacker, Roland Hacker, Deborah Holmes and the late Joe Hacker, Richard Hacker and Irene Hacker, also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. He was the son of the late James Pearl and Lucy Hacker of Manchester.
Visitation will be on Monday at 11 A.M, followed by a 1 PM Funeral Service at the Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home, 2880 Boudinot Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45238. If desired contributions may be made to Preston’s wife or son in lieu of flowers:
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Clay County Native Rev. Robert (Bob) Franklin Lucas died October 15
Rev. Robert (Bob) Franklin Lucas went home to be with Jesus, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the age 94. He was born in Manchester, Ky., July 10, 1919. Bob married Ona Theresa Kannedy in Springfield, Ohio, Dec. 24, 1941, and is a WWII vet who served for three years, from 1942 to 1945, in France, England and Germany.
At the age of 17, Bob told God, "If you are real, make yourself real to me." God heard and made Himself very real in Bob's life and ministry. Bob and Ona pastored in Las Cruces, N.M. 1955-1965 and again 1971-1975; Billings, 1965-1968, and returned to Billings 1988; Yakima, Wash., 1968-1971; in El Paso, Texas, 1975-1988.
Bob also filled the pulpits for pastor friends in the Billings area and Jerome, Idaho, after his "retirement." For the last five weeks of his life, he ministered as a resident at Beartooth Manor, in Columbus, Mont. He loved to pray with and for others, and give devotion when asked. He was scheduled to give devotions on the day he passed, titled, "The End." Included in that message are these words, "In Christ, the end is only the beginning."
Bob is preceded in death by his wife Ona (Oct. 16, 2012), and two sisters. He is survived by five daughters, Linda Williamson (Milt), Carolyn Everard (Jim) of Billings, Candy Onoszko (Ed) of Laurel; Dena Gunn (Brad Fredrickson) of Evanston, Wyo., and Kelly Montague of Foley, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.
Memorial services will be held at Parkhill Assembly of God at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made in his honor to:
New Mexico Church of God Youth Camp c/o Cheryl Gillis P.O. Box 205 Hatch, NM 87937
Alfred Wilson, 89, native of Clay County died October 20
Alfred Wilson, 89, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. He was born June 19, 1924 in Clay County, Ky., the son of the late Alfred and Hettie Bond Wilson. He was the former owner of Laurel Elec-Troll; was retired from the Federal Aviation Administration, a 60 year member of the Masonic Lodge No. 144, a veteran and P.O.W. of World War II, and a member of First Baptist Church of East Bernstadt. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Mullins Wilson; three sons, Douglas David Wilson and wife Maxine of Clinton, Tenn., Darrel Ray Wilson and wife Roxanne of Indianapolis, Ind., and Ronald Kevin Wilson and wife, Greta of Cox’s Creek, Ky.
He is also survived by two sisters, Reba Robbins of Goshen, Ohio, and Grace Vaughn and husband Jim of West Chester, Ohio; a brother, Ralph Wilson and wife Geneva of Lake Wales, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, Lois Hays and husband Leonard of Berea, Ky., and Margie Mullins also of Berea; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; plus a host of other relatives and friends who mourn his passing.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Roger Barry Wilson; four brothers, Burchel, Harvey, David, and Vernon; and a sister, Beulah Ward.
Burial was at Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Lily, Ky. Military honors were by the local DAV. Honorary pallbearers were the Men’s Bible Class at East Bernstadt Baptist Church.
Oredith Jones, native of Manchester, died October 22
Oredith Jones, age 83, of Centerville, died Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at Reid Hospital. Born January 23, 1930, in Manchester, Kentucky, to John and Opal Smith Downey, she had lived in Richmond since 1965. Oredith enjoyed gardening, sewing, working in the yard, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include her sons, Verlon (Cindy) Jones of Georgia, Doug (Nancy) Jones of Muncie, Chuck (Priscilla) Jones of Centerville, and Donnie (Jan-Eva) Jones of Richmond; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Georgia Parks of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother, Herlis Downey of Manchester, Kentucky; nieces; and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. David Jones, who died in 1996; parents; sons, Kenneth and Carl Jones; brothers, Gilbert and Charles Douglas Downey; and sister, Vergie Henson.
Burial was in the Earlham Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church of the donor's choice. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at:
Elbert Smith, native of Clay County, died October 21
Elbert Smith, 85, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Born Oct. 4, 1928 in Clay County, Ky., he was the son of the late Chester and Helen Hoskins Smith. He was a retired employee of Laurel Bargo Vault Company, a member of the Laurel River United Baptist Church, and a veteran of the United States Army.
He was united in marriage to Lorena Smallwood Smith who survives. He is also survived by three children, Tony Smith and wife Sherry, Clifton Smith and wife Flora and Patricia Jones and husband Michael, all of London; a daughter-in-law, Dorothy Smith of Annville, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Mills and Nancy Wyatt; three brothers, Roscoe, Russell and Raleigh Smith, all of London; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Smith; a grandson, Joshua Jones; and two siblings, Cordy and Stella Sizemore.
Funeral service was held Oct. 24 in the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home with Terry Amburgey officiating. Burial followed in the Campground Cemetery.
Gillis Thompson, native of Clay County, died October 26
Gillis Thompson, 81, London, Ky., passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 29, 1932, in Clay County, Ky., the son of the late Bob and Ina Wagers Thompson.
He was united in marriage to Wealthy Hubbard Thompson, who survives of London. He is also survived by five children, Larry Thompson and wife, Charlene, Brenda Grimes and husband, Gary, all of London, Linda Smith and husband, Joe, of Pittsburg, Rick Thompson and wife, Jackie, of Johnson City, Tenn., and Tim Thompson of London; two sisters, Judy Baker of London and Eunice Halcomb of Whitesburg; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, plus a host of other friends and relatives to mourn his passing.
He was a former mechanic and restaurant operator and was a member of White Hall Baptist Church.
Funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at the Bowling Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Helton officiating. Burial followed in the New Salem Cemetery, Pittsburg. Pallbearers were Bobby, Doug, Jason and Eddie Thompson, Bobby Joe Smith and Jeff Hundley.
J.C. Bush, 87, of Bush Road, Manchester, Ky., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead, Ky. Funeral service for J.C. Bush will be conducted at 12 noon Friday, Nov. 15, in London Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Burns, Jerry Holland, and Jerry McKinley Holland officiating.
Burial will follow at Hoskins Cemetery at Red Bird, Ky.
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chattanoogan.com Helen P. Suit mother of Eddie Lynn Suit of Manchester died Monday
Helen P. Suit, 79, of Dalton, GA, died on Monday, December 2, 2013 at her home. Helen was born February 19, 1934 in Copperhill, TN, a daughter of the late Cutcher and Miney Conner Messer; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Cling A. Suit Jr.; daughter, Kim Luna; brothers, Carlton Messer and William Messer; andsisters, Ida McCoy and Elvira Cochran.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and David Terry of Chatsworth, GA, Marie Bishop of Dalton, GA, Cherie Glassco and Tim Cross of Cohutta, GA; son, Eddie Lynn Suit of Manchester, KY; brother and sister-in-law, Wildon and Kathy Messer of Columbia, TN; sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy Yonn of Jacksonville, FL, Othella and Jimmy Davis of Copperhill, TN, Lucille Belcher of Nashville, TN and Lottie and Clay Hensley of Ellijay, GA; grandchildren, Tim Elder, James Elder, Gregory Whitmire, Matthew Suit, Zane Luna, Christina Jumper, Josh Bishop and Caitlyn Glassco; great-grandchildren, Dominic Blaine and Cadence Jumper.
Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Helen P. Suit will be held Friday, December 6 at 2 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Walter Hare officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery with her grandsons serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, December 5.
Darlene (Couch) Woods, age 58, wife of Stanley Woods of Doshia Drive, London, passed away Saturday, December 07, 2013 at U K Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was the mother of Reena Philpot and husband Earl of London. The daughter of Jewell (Barger) Couch of London. The sister of Pauline Sparks of Manchester, Kentucky, and Ralph Couch of Oneida, Kentucky.
She is also survived by two grandchildren, Korey Philpot and Benjamin Philpot both of London. She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Couch; by one sister, Regina Hotler.
Funeral services for Darlene (Couch) Woods will be conducted Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in London Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Roy Lane Woods, and Bro. Harlan Avera officiating. Burial will follow at Hoskins Cemetery at Peabody, Kentucky. The family of Darlene (Couch) Woods will receive friends at London Funeral Home after 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
sentinel-echo.com Mae Marcum Dychen, native of Manchester, died November 30
Mae Marcum Dyche, 87, London, Ky., departed from this earth on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, surrounded by those she loved at her home in Village Heights, London, Ky. She was born Sept. 27, 1926 in Manchester, Ky., to the late William and Elsie Marcum. She was married to Richard Dyche on June 1, 1950. They were together for 60 years until his passing in 2010.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Jude Campbell and three brothers, Carl, Ed and Fred Marcum. She is survived by her daughter Sally and a loving brother, Henry “Bud” Marcum of Lexington, Ky.; as well as many nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her extended family at Village Heights Assisted Living. Although not biologically related, she loved the staff and other residents with all her heart. They were truly family to her.
Mrs. Dyche was a retired caseworker for the Department of Human Resources and a long time member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was famous for her love of life and laughter and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Funeral service for Mae Marcum Dyche was conducted Dec. 3 in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Jamie Maxey officiating. Burial followed at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
sentinel-echo.com Mabel Bray, Native of Clay County died December 4
Mabel Bray, 89, of London, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Saint Joseph London. She was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Elihu and Alabama Smith Payne. She was a homemaker and a member of Mud Lick Church of the Brethren. She was united in marriage to Pete Bray, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by four children, Eugene Bray, Doris Jean Bray Sizemore and Christine Bray, all of London, and Jacquelean Bray (Thomas Edward) Hurley of Berea; four grandchildren, Darrell Shannon Sizemore, Christie Dawn Bray, Christy (Chase) Fields and Ashley Cecile Bray; two step grandchildren, Jennifer Hurley Goins and Travis Dixon; one step great-grandchild, Connor Edward Goins; sisters-in-law, Flora Hoskins of Manchester and Rosie Wagers of London; plus a host of other friends and relatives to mourn her passing.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two children, Cecil and Janet Bray; four brothers, Roy, Ray, and Truman Payne and Ford Wagers; and two sisters, Georgia Thompson and Etta Richards.
Funeral service was conducted Dec. 7 in the Bowling Funeral Home Chapel with Dewayne Yost and Jimmy Dewayne Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Rough Creek Cemetery, Laurel County. Pallbearers were Travis Dixon, Landon Edwards, Michael Edwards, Joey Ridner, Andrew Jones, Jared Chase Fields and Thomas Hurley.
sentinel-echo.com Edith Nellene Henson, member of the Big Creek Baptist Church died January 2
Edith Nellene Henson was born July 3, 1974 and departed this life on January 2, 2014 at the Continue Care Hospital, Corbin, Ky., at the age of 39 years. She was born at Wilmington, Ohio the daughter of Dora Ruth Asher Proffitt and the late Gilbert Holland. Edith Nellene spent her formative years at Red Bird, Ky., and was a former resident of Jack’s Branch. She had been a resident of Keavy, Ky. for the past 14 years and was living there at the time of her death. She was a member of the Big Creek Baptist Church at Big Creek, Ky., (Clay County). She was employed by the Kentucky Department of Social Services as a social worker.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert Holland; paternal grandparents, Ed and Nancy Holland.
Mrs. Edith Nellene Henson leaves the following relatives surviving, her loving and devoted mother, Mrs. Dora Ruth Proffitt of Keavy; a daughter, Tracie Michelle Henson of Keavy; four brothers, Joe Thomas Asher of Keavy; Gilbert Edward Holland and Becky of Barbourville, Ky., Derek Holland and Jennifer of South Shore, Ky., and Anthony Wayne Proffitt and Shaylene of Georgetown, Ky.; a sister, Danielle Holland of Big Creek, Ky.; maternal grandparents, T.J. Asher and Edith Asher of Keavy; and ahost of treasured nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral service was conducted Jan. 5 at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home, Hyden, with Mason Collett and Claude Maggard officiating. Burial followed at Warren’s Grove Cemetery, Laurel County.
Joy Neeley died Monday, Funeral services will be held Thursday
Dessie Joy (Bowman) Neeley was born October 2, 1931 in Laurel County and departed this life Monday, January 6, 2014 at her residence, being 82 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Zachary & Rose (Nantz) Bowman. Joy is survived by three children, Jerry Randall Neeley and his wife Carla of Annville, Steve Neeley of Annville and Rhonda Smith and her husband William of Eads, TN. She was blessed with three grandchildren, Kenneth Neeley, Kayla Neeley and Jerrid Neeley.
In addition to her parents, Joy was also preceded in death by her husband, Randall Neeley; by a daughter, Diane Neeley and by a brother Zachary Bowman Jr. Joy was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Hill and Bro. Roger Bowling officiating. Burial will follow in the Neeley Family Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Phyllis Marie Daniel Bowman died January, was born in Oneida
Phyllis Marie Daniel Bowman, 65, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at Baptist Health-Richmond. Mrs. Bowman was born September 27, 1948, in Oneida, Kentucky, to Roscoe and Josephine Robertson Daniel. Her family referred to her as a “granny to the whole world.” She loved her family and children of all ages. She was of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. Bowman is survived by: two sons, David Bowman and wife Teresa of Dreyfus, and Ronnie Bowman of Richmond; two daughters, Margaret Perkins and husband Kevin of Richmond, and Tina Burton of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; three brothers, Marvin Daniel and wife Tammy, Roscoe “Junie” Daniel Jr. and wife Susan, and Irvin Daniel and wife Gwen; two sisters, Linda Taylor and husband Greg, and Charlene Graham and husband Billy Paul; seven grandchildren, Elizabeth Bowman, Joshua Anglin, Trevor Sanders, Joseph Burton, Megan Perkins, Emily Bowman and Clara Bowman; and her great-grandson, Easton Lee Merida.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: two brothers, Jennings Clay “Sonny” Daniel and Joe Daniel; and her sister, Rachel Daniel. The family had a private service. Burial was in the Bowman Cemetery.
Sentinel-Echo Jarvis Lymon Hampton died Monday; was a native of Manchester
Jarvis Lymon Hampton, 69, Sallys Branch Road, London, Ky., passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at his residence. Born March 7, 1944 in Manchester, Ky., he was the son of the late Jarvis and Julia Mae Minton Hampton. He was a postal worker and a member of Valley Chapel Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Phyllis Dean Hampton; and two brothers, Gary Hampton and Mark Wayne Hampton. Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Brown Hampton, Sallys Branch Road; two children, Rhonda (Reuben) Goforth and Jeff (Frankie) Hampton, all of London; two sisters, Brenda (Bob) Burchette and Linda (Mike) Wagers, all of Manchester, Ky.; two brothers, Murral (Phyllis) Hampton of Manchester, Ky., and David (Diane) Hampton of East Bernstadt; two step children, Bradley (Jodi) Cheek, and Travis Cheek, all of London; 13 grandchildren, Robbie Goforth, Wesley Goforth, Dylan Hampton, Rachael Hampton, Wendell Hampton, Keisha Hubbard, Hannah Hubbard, Rachel Cheek, Haley Cheek, Brodi Cheek, Sydni Cheek, Benjamin Cheek, and Trevor Cheek; and four great-grandchildren, Adrian Goforth, Kiara Goforth, Matthew Goforth, and Alex Goforth. He was also blessed with a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday at London Funeral Home with Brother Jimmy Cloud and Brother Roy Jackson officiating. Burial followed in Martin Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Hampton, Johnny Brown, Dean Joseph, Dylan Hampton, Wendell Hampton, Adrian Joseph and Bobbie Goforth. Honorary pallbearers were Gene Beckner, Stanley Proffitt, Floyd Brown, TA Schell, Jowayne Schell and Homer Hampton.
Sentinel-Echo Riley Thompson Lipps, native of Clay County, passed away Thursday
Riley Thompson Lipps, 87, London, Ky., passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. He was born June 4, 1926 in Clay County, Ky., the son of the late William and Minnie Thompson Lipps. He was a retired foreman with a sign making company in Cincinnati, Ohio, a member of the Swiss Colony Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Martin. He was united in marriage to Delie Sizemore Lipps who survives. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Brandon and Brett Martin; and three great- grandchildren, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 in the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home with Greg Deaton and Johnny Jervis officiating. Burial in Swiss Colony Cemetery. Military honors provided by the local DAV. Visitation at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the funeral home.
Sentinel-Echo Laura Rudder Bowling, native of Clay County died February 8
Laura Rudder Bowling, 75, London, Ky., passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. She was born Jan. 20, 1939 in Clay County, Ky., the daughter of the late Sam and Grace Lawson Rudder. She was a homemaker and a member of Arthur Ridge Baptist Church.
She was united in marriage to Glen Bowling who survives. She is also survived by two daughters, Glenda Owens of Keavy, and Shirley Howell and husband Daniel of East Bernstadt; two brothers, James Rudder of London and Henry Rudder of East Bernstadt; seven sisters, Carol Brandenburg and Barbara Rudder, both of East Bernstadt, Ethel Webb, Trish Howard, Janet Brown, and Debbie Davis, all of London and Linda Greer of Corbin; five grandchildren, Grace Bowling and Roxanna Robinson of East Bernstadt, Gilford Owens of Keavy, and Chasity Bowling and Stacey Keller, both of Timber Lake, S.D.; and four great-grandchildren, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Sam Bowling; two brothers and two sisters, Burchell and Lowell Rudder, Ruth Hammons and Anna Lee Rudder; also a grandchild, Carmen Howell.
Funeral services were held Feb. 12 in the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home with Danny Smith officiating. Burial followed in Murray Cemetery, East Bernstadt. Pallbearers were be Carol Brandenburg, Gail Forbes, Shirley Howell, Sheila Webb, Crystal Wyatt, Karen Jones, Becky Rudder and Debbie Davis.
Homer Belt, 83, of Annville passed away February 12
Homer Belt, 83, of Annville, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12 at Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was the widower of Cora Gross Belt; the brother of Carl Belt and Dorothy Smith, both of Annville, and Lorene Smith of Liberty, Ind.; the step-father of Lisa Sester, Roscoe Gross and Donnie Gross, all of Tyner and Hershel Gross of Clay County.
Funeral was held at Bowling Funeral Home in London.