Miscellaneous Boyle County, Kentucky Obituaries

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Obituaries August 10, 1999

Mary E. Herrin
SOMERSET-- Mary Ellen Herrin, 96, of Somerset, died Monday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Born Mach 18, 1903, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Harrett Cox Peace. She was a nurse at Somerset City Hospital and a member of First Christian Church. She was the widow of Dr. Opie L. Herrin and William D. Kidd.
Survivors include a daughter, Odell Hines of Danville; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, J.R. Kidd and O'Neil Kidd; and a daughter, Elizabeth Walden.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Somerset Undertaking Chapel by the Rev. Joe Altman. Burial will be in Somerset Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9:30 Wednesday until time of service.
Memorials may go to Somerset First Christian Church or Woodlawn Children's Campus, PO Box 45, Danville 40423.

Anna C. Thompson
FULTON -- Anna Margaret Culton Thompson, 89, of Fulton, died Saturday at Haws Memorial Nursing Home.
Born Oct. 14, 1909, in Hartford City, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Margaret Johnson Culton. She was a retired extension agent for Fulton and McCracken counties and a member of First United Methodist Church and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the widow of Francis C. Thompson.
Survivors include a daughter, Gertrude Thompson of Fulton; a son, John M. Thompson of Fulton; three sisters, Katherine Thompson of Fulton, Helen C. Price of Maitland, Fla., and Geneva C. Glasscock of Gravel Switch; two brothers, Dan Culton of Harrodsburg and Robert H. Culton of Maitland; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and five step great-grandchildren. 
A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church by the Revs. Steve Cavitt and Paul Phillips. A private burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Memorials may go to First United Methodist Church, Carr St., Fulton, Ky. 42041; Friends of Fulton Public Library, Main St., Fulton; or Fulton County University of Kentucky Alumni Scholarship Fund, c/o Bob Mahan, City National Bank, Lake St., Fulton.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Hornbeak Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries August 11, 1999

Rosie N. Johnson
SOMERSET -- Rosie Pearl Neal Johnson, 69, of Science Hill, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 9, 1929, in Pul-aski County, she was a daughter of the late Tom Rexroat and Mollie E. Calhoun. She was a former housekeeper and a member of Jesus Name Chu-rch. She was the widow of William Neal and Bill W. Johnson.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Randall of Science Hill; two brothers, Frank and Benny Rexroat, both of Science Hill; four sisters, Hazel Turner of Danville, Agnes Calhoun and Margaret Clines, both of Somerset, and Linda S. Dobbs of Nancy; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two infant sons.
Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at New Brothers Funeral Home by Rudy Randall. Burial was in Ringgold Cemetery. 

Bessie W. Williams
STANFORD -- Services for Bessie Ilee Williams, 92, of Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Green River Pentecostal Church by Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Eason Cemetery. 
She died Monday at her home. 
Born May 21, 1907, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Whitt and Louanna Walls. She was a homemaker and a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. She was the widow of Arid Williams.
Survivors include two daughters, Bertha VanHook of Hustonville and Morene Willis of Amelia, Ohio; two brothers, Jim Walls of McKinney and George Walls of Geneva; a sister, Amanda Gaddis of Geneva; 22 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and 53 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Junior and Clell Williams; and two daughters, Helen Williams and Luna Walls.
Pallbearers will be Randall and Heath Alford, Jamie Martin, Chad Durham, Adam Epling, and Joshua, Jeremy and Chris VanHook. Honorary pallbearers are Trenton Van-Hook and Jerry Walls.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at the church.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries August 12, 1999

Bonnie Casey
Bonnie Casey, 75, of Chestnut Grove Road, Parksville, died Wednesday at her home.
Born June 18, 1924, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Enoch and Zona Mae Denton Gordon.
She was a retired employee of Kentucky State Hospital and a member of Junction City Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Larry Casey of Louisville; a daughter, Melda Caldwell of Parksville; four brothers, Ed, Frank and Raymond Gordon, all of Indianapolis; and George Gordon of Parksville; a sister, Louise Johnson of Parksville; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Evan and Jamey Casey, Scotty and Darin Caldwell and Mark and Steve Gordon.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Gerald Carter. Burial will be in Cream Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Bill Bricken
PERRYVILLE -- William E. "Bill" Bricken, 81, of South Bragg Street, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Viola Milburn Bricken. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at Wilder Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Obituaries August 13, 1999

'Jimmie' Westerfield
James Bradley "Jimmie" Martin Westerfield, 79, of Stoneybrook Drive, died Wednesday at her home. 
Born Nov. 25, 1919, in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late James H. and Maude M. Robbins Martin. She was a homemaker and a Christian.
Survivors include a daughter, Sherron W. Moore of Danville; four sons, James S. Westerfield of Danville, T. Logan Westerfield of St. Petersburg, Fla., William H. Westerfield of Lexington, and Brent M. Westerfield of Richmond Texas; two grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Lexington.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Ernest E. Gibson
LANCASTER -- Ernest Eugene Gibson, 60, of Old Railroad Grade, Paint Lick, died Thursday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. 
Born March 6, 1939, in Garrard County, he was a son of Bonnie Gibson of Paint Lick and the late Marie Gibson. He was a paint contractor and a farmer. He was a member of Paint Lick Sportsman's Club and Paint Lick Church of God. 
Survivors include his wife, Anne Hyden Gibson of Paint Lick; two sons, Barry Valentour of Cartersville and Michael Valentour of Paint Lick; a daughter, Barbara Abner of Garrard County; a brother, Clay Gibson of Paint Lick; a sister, Pauline Denny of Paint Lick; and six grandchildren. 
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Larry Ballinger and Gary Thurman. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Joe Denny, Billy Denny, Pete Connor, Steve Connor and Marvin York.
Honorary pallbearers are Paul Coldiron, Frank Morrow, James Bowman, Marvin Harold and Roy Lamb.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday.

Bill Bricken
PERRYVILLE -- Services for William E. "Bill" Bricken, 81, of South Bragg Street, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilder Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Feb. 17, 1918, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Robert L. and Mae Edwards Bricken. 
He was a retired farmer and a former employee of Boyle County Stockyards. He was a member of Perryville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Viola "Babe" Milburn Bricken; a sister, Mary Stewart of Perryville; a grandson; and a great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Billy Bricken and Gary Bricken.
Pallbearers will be Marvin Carpenter, Monte Elliott, Bruce Richardson, Scott Pittman, Godbey Hundley Jr. and David McCarty. 
Honorary pallbearers are Howard "Buck" Roller, Jimmy Clark, Glen Shearer, Merl Clark, and Jess Tamme and friends at Boyle County Stockyards.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Perryville United Methodist Church building fund.

Ruby McIlvoy
LANCASTER -- Services for Ruby Anderson Layer McIlvoy, 68, of Butler Drive, Danville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Doug Wesley and Ernest L. Martin. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Aug. 26, 1930, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Bessie Peel Anderson. 
She was a former beautician and retired employee of Super 8 Motel in Danville. 
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Danville, and a member and past matron of Boyle Chapter 359, Order of the Eastern Star. 
Survivors include her husband, Virgil McIlvoy; a daughter, Debie L. Burton of Danville; a brother, Horace Anderson of Nicholasville; a sister, Hazel Davis of Burlseon, Texas; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be J.T. and William J. McIlvoy, Darrell and Wayne Grigsby, Bobby Tomblin and Irvin Ray.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday with an Eastern Star service at 7:30 p.m..
Memorials may go to Boyle Chapter 359 Order of Eastern Star, c/o Martha May, 620 Apache Trail, Danville, 40422 or Calvary Baptist Church building fund, 214 Lincoln Ave., Danville.

Obituaries August 15, 1999
 
Ruth Godbey
Ruth F. Godbey, 86, of St. Mildreds Court, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Oct. 10, 1912, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late W. H. and Minnie Pearl Hill Godbey. She was retired from Danville Laundry and was a Methodist.
Survivors include two sisters, Minerva Godbey of Danville and Christine Hendren of Martinsville, Ind.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Henderson Goins. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Perryville.
Active and honorary pallbearers will be Danny Gipson, Gary and James Joseph, Phillip Bratcher, Jeff Terrell, David Jones, Alan Hendren, Jerry Snellen, Walter Nimocks, Dr. Thomas Baeker, Dr. Finley Hendrickson, Dr. John Lacy and Dr. Shelby White.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to McDowell Home Health. 

Robert Case Sr.
CONNERSVILLE, Ind. -- Robert Lee Case, Sr., 79, of Fountain Place, died Friday at Fayette Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 12, 1920, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Jasper and Pearl Shearer Case. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945. He was a retired worker in designing and manufacturing and attended Baptist Temple Church. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Rushville and the Moose Lodge in Richmond.
Survivors include seven daughters, Susan Taylor of Whitley City, Sharon Purselley of Danville, Judy Snider, Paula Sawyer and Micki Walters, all of Connersville, Terri Johnson of Laurel, Ind., and Vicki Paxton of Brooksville, Fla.; three sons, Bill Case of Danville, Jeffrey Case of Connersville and Bobby Smith of Kissimmee, Fla.; his fiancé, Sue Lakes of Connersville; a brother, James Case of Arlington, Ind.; a sister, Mary Hall of Connersville; 28 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Lee Case, Jr.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Urban-Winkler Funeral Home by E.G. Robertson and the Rev. Mike Morgan. Burial will be in Lick Creek Cemetery with military graveside services by the Fayette County Veterans Council.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Robert Powell
Services for Robert (Bobby) Jean Powell, 57, of East Main Street, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Wesley. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Eva Virginia Clark Powell.
Born July 5, 1942, in Richmond, he was a son of the late Price and Mary Jane Cline Powell. He and his wife were co-owners of Ma's Country Kitchen in Danville. He was retired with 23 years of service as a general manager for Richmond Bottling Works and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Other survivors include a son, Robert L. Powell of North Myrtle Beach, Fla.; three brothers, Thomas Powell of Sevierville, Tenn., Charles Powell of Richmond and Herbert Powell of Lexington; a sister, Hazel Powell of Lexington; and a grandchild. 
Pallbearers will be Floyd Lyons, Mike Montgomery, Skip Hogue, Roscoe Brown, Willis Preston Jr., Richard Cook, Johnny Roney and Ray Price. 
Honoraray pallbearers are Dexter and Happy Belcher, Clarence Barrett, Jesse Hogue, Johnny Sheene and Brian Schaefer.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Calvary Baptist Church.

Jimmie Westerfield
Services for James Bradley "Jimmie" Martin Westerfield, 79, of Stoneybrook Drive, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Lexington.
She died Wednesday at her home. 
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

David D. Newcomb
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for David Dale Newcomb, 49, of Meadowlark Drive, will be 2 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
He died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington of natural causes.
Born Feb. 28, 1950, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late Robert and Stella Spivey Newcomb. He was a conductor for Norfolk Southern Railway. He served as mayor of Crab Orchard from 1992-1998. He had been a city commissioner and was active with the Lincoln County Democratic party. He was a former board member of the Crab Orchard Little League Baseball Program. He previously attended Watts Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Kimberley Bruner Newcomb; a daughter, Hilary D. Newcomb of Crab Orchard; a son, Matthew Newcomb of Crab Orchard; six sisters, Dorothy Williams and Lois C. Anderson, both of Danville, Virginia I. Kelly of Indiana, Georgia E. Coffee of Lockland, Ohio, Justine Frost of Coverdale, Ind., and Bessie J. Carter of Indianapolis; six brothers, Roy E. Newcomb of Moreland, Bobby Newcomb, Benny L. Newcomb, Donnie R. Newcomb and S. Keith Newcomb, all of Indianapolis, and Ronnie R. Newcomb of Stanford.
Pallbearers will be Jay Smith, Lonnie Pruitt, Gary Coffee, Curt Brown, Keith Hoskins and Bob Coulter.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. today.
Memorials may go to East End Ambulance Service, Kentucky Baptist Children's Home, or the Intensive Care Unit at St. Joseph Hospital.


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