Miscellaneous Henderson County, KY Obituaries

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Richard Wesley "Chi Chi" Hayden

Richard Wesley "Chi Chi" Hayden, 56, Henderson, died at 2:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at Welborn Hospital.

He was a member of Trinity Zion A.M.E. Church.

Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Katherine "Kathy" Hayden; two daughters, Cassandra Smith of Louisville and Felicia Carter of Henderson; three sons, Freddie L. Tapp, Dennis Carter and James D. Hay, all of Henderson; his mother, Martha Hayden of Evansville; four sisters, Barbara Joe Davis, Charlesetta Hildredge and Linda L. Hayden, all of Evansville, and Shirley Jean Leaverage of Pembroke; two brothers, Milton Hayden Jr. of Evansville and James E. Hayden of Henderson; and 14 grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Norris Chapel Baptist Church. The Revs. Lester Turner and James Dunlap will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Tapp Funeral Home, where a wake service will follow until 8 p.m. Friends may also call after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Cleona O'Nan Williams

Cleona O'Nan Williams, 93, Henderson, died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she belonged to the Lydia Sunday school class. She was also an avid bridge player.

Survivors include one daughter, Susan Samples of Henderson; two sons, Ron O'Nan of Nashville, Tenn., and Jack O'Nan of Arvada, Colo.; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Rev. Wayne Eastham will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Jamie Marie Feast

Jamie Marie Feast, 20, Cairo, died at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital.

Survivors include one son, Dawson Feast of Cairo; her parents, Glenn and Theresa Jo Ann Feast of Cairo; two sisters, Michelle Feast of Newburgh, Ind., and Shauna Feast of Cairo; and her grandparents, Albert and Malinda Feast of Poole and Martha Branson of Henderson.

Arrangements are pending at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

Harold Jones

UNIONTOWN -- Harold Jones, 69, Uniontown, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

He was a member of VFW Post No. 5488 in Uniontown.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda; one son, Jason H. Jones of Uniontown; one stepdaughter, Lisa Peak of Waverly; two stepsons, Dennis K. Girten and Donald R. Girten, both of Uniontown; two brothers, J.D. Jones of Moore, Okla., and T.J. Jones of Russelville, Ark.; one grandchild; and six stepgrandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Morganfield. The Rev. Mark Galloway will officiate. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Morganfield.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Thursday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield.

Sharon Ann Hester

HILLVIEW, Ky. -- Sharon Ann Hester, 51, Hillview, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

She was employed at Wal-Mart in Hillview.

Survivors include her husband, Arthur; one son, Arthur Hester Jr. of Hillview; two sisters, Janice Dixon of Henderson and Judy Bodner of Louisville; six brothers, Ricky Vanover, Lansing Vanover, Phillip Vanover, Johnnie McGinnis, Jimmy McGinnis and Jorey McGinnis, all of Louisville, and Henry Vanover of Owensboro; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Schoppenhorst, Neurath and Brooks Funeral Home near Louisville. Burial will be in Brookland Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Arthur Hester Jr., Johnnie McGinnis, Jimmy McGinnis, Joey McGinnis and Ricky Vanover.

Lucille Keane

Lucille Keane, 85, Henderson, formerly of Shawneetown, Ill., died at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

A homemaker, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Shawneetown. She was a resident of Medco Nursing Center in Henderson.

Survivors include four daughters, Ruth Nolen of Henderson, Joyce Sparrowk of Moro, Ill., Helen Newton of Newburgh, Ind., and Carolyn Meyer of Alton, Ill.; five sisters, Lurley Youngblood, Katie Cash, Dorothy Adams, Charlene Jackson and Iva Cox, all of Mayfield, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown. The Rev. Jack Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and until service time Friday at the funeral home.

James Louis Coomes

CALHOUN -- James Louis Coomes, 69, Calhoun, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.

He was a retired farmer and a Catholic. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Viola "Mammaw" Coomes; three daughters, Connie Lindsey of Calhoun, Sue Dwire of Hanson and Vicki Henderson of Cromwell, Ky.; two sons, James Louis Coomes Jr. of Aurora, Ill., and Denis Stephen Coomes of Calhoun; one sister, Lockie McCann of Owensboro; 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Muster Funeral Home's Calhoun Chapel. Burial will be in Calhoun Cemetery.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the McLean County Help Office, c/o Muster Funeral Homes, P.O. box 160, Calhoun, Ky., 42327.

Fred C. Johnson

PADUCAH -- Fred C. Johnson, 81, Paducah, died at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

He was retired from the Kentucky Department of Revenue and from teaching. He was a member of United Church of Christ and was a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Cook Johnson; one son, Dr. Michael Cook Johnson of Hopkinsville; his twin brother, Lewis Johnson of Owensboro; two grandsons; and nieces and nephews, including Betty King, Joann Meredith and Charles A. Johnson, all of Henderson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. The Rev. Brian Cope will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Paducah at a later date.

Friends may call after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to a favorite charity.

Elizabeth Rosie Klein

EVANSVILLE -- Elizabeth Rosie Klein, 67, Evansville, formerly of Sullivan, Ind., died at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Cummings of Henderson; two sons, Michael Klein and Tim Klein, both of Evansville; two sisters, Mary Gamble of Sullivan and Berniece Dollahan of California; one brother, Guy Wright of Sullivan; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. EST Friday at Banks and Brust Funeral Home in Sullivan. The Rev. Dave Latham will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Tabor Cemetery in Sullivan.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. EST today at the funeral home.

Debra K. Brantley

Debra K. Brantley, 44, Henderson, died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at her home.

A member of Cedar Creek Log Faith Christian Church, she worked at Carhart Manufacturing in Sebree for over 10 years. She also played in the Henderson Women's Softball League for many years.

Survivors include her husband, James M.; one son, James M. Brantley Jr. of Henderson; her mother, Margaret Green of Robards; six sisters, Mary Caton, Carolyn Spainhoward and Brandy Green, all of Robards, Barbara Conrad of Niagara, Dodie Jones of Henderson and Linda Mitchell of Waverly; three brothers, Buddy Green of Smith Mills, Steve Green of Robards and Keith Green of Niagara; nieces and nephews.

Arrangments are pending at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

Mabel L. Abell

MORGANFIELD -- Mabel L. Abell, 81, Morganfield, died at 2:55 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She had worked at several restaurants in the Morganfield area.

Survivors include three daughters, Priscilla Vernam of Morganfield, Linda Abell of Henderson and Carol Arvin of Wildwood, Mo.; two sisters, Mary Frances Logan of Henderson and Lucille Millen of Glasgow, Ky.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Morganfield.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice.

Allie LeFan Weeks

PRINCETON, Ky. -- Allie LeFan Weeks, 87, Princeton, died at 3:05 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.

A member of Saratoga United Methodist Church in Lyon County, she was a retired seamstress at Cumberland Management Company and served as a volunteer at Princeton Health Care Manon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd, who died Jan. 8, 1994.

Survivors include one sister, Dorothy Dyer of Baskett; three brothers, William LeFan of Louisville, Sanders LeFan of Crittenden County and W.C. LeFan Jr. of LaGrange, Ky; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Morgan's Funeral Home in Princeton. The Rev. Micky Lewis will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dorthia Barden

DEKOVEN, Ky. -- Dorthia Barden, 83, DeKoven, died at 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at Medco Center of Henderson.

Survivors include one brother, Cecil Barden of Mount Sterling, Ill.; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. The Rev. Randy Wisdom will officiate. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Union County.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Nancy H. Ford

OWENSBORO -- Nancy H. Ford. 74, Owensboro, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at Owensboro Mercy Health System here.

She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Owensboro. Co-owner of the Veach House Knitting Shop and the Handicraft House Needle Craft Shop, both in Owensboro, she was very active in the Geneological Society and compiled the book "Daviess County, Kentucky 1880 Census."

Survivors include her husband, Joe; and one daughter, Dianne Ford of Owensboro.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at James H. Davis Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Owensboro.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Kenneth Wayne Sandefur

Kenneth Wayne Sandefur, 34, Henderson, died at 3 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at his home.

Survivors include two daughters, Crystal Sandefur and Mary Sandefur, both of Spring Branch, Texas; one son, Timothy Sandefur of Spring Branch; his parents, Kenneth Sandefur of Fordsville, Ky., and Shirley Owens of Henderson; three sisters, Sandra Denton and Shirl Owens, both of Henderson, and Tonya Harris of Hebbardsville; three brothers, Tony Sandefur, Michael Sandefur and Robert Owens, all of Henderson; one half-brother, Paul Sandefur of Indianapolis; his grandmother, Mildred Sandefur of Owensboro; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Salem Cemetery in Morganfield.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Tony Sandefur, Michael Sandefur, Robert Owens, Kenny Meadors, Joseph Denton and Troy Sandefur.

Cecelia K. Morphett

Cecelia K. Morphett, 70, Henderson, died at 7:44 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was a 50-year member of First United Methodist Church and was a Sunday School teacher for 20 years. She was a member of the Lucy Moss Circle and had taught for 10 years at Teach-A-Tot.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Charles L.; one daughter, Charla Tompkins of Henderson; one son, Craig Morphett of Henderson; two brothers, Dan Klaffer of Henderson and Randy Klaffer of Evansville; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Revs. Ric Holladay, Tom Eblen and Becki Curry will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Eblen, Jason Klaffer, Shawn Klaffer, Ronnie Eblen, Donald Welden, Roy Lester, Lowell Sanderson, Jim Smith and Luther Smith.

Champ Rushing

MORGANFIELD -- Champ Rushing, 82, died at 8:27 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at his home here.

He was a member and deacon at First Baptist Church in Morganfield and a Sunday School teacher. He was an active member and former officer of the Retired Teachers Association and had taught school for 33 years. He was a World War II veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda, who died in 1989.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Mason of Morganfield and Bonnie Morrow of Sturgis; two sons, John Rushing of Jefferson, Md., and Roger Rushing of Peachtree City, Ga.; two sisters, Mae Symthe of Hoopston, Ill., and Geraldine Wroughton of Urbana, Ill.; two brothers, Roy Rushing of Metropolis, Ill., and Don Rushing of Brookport, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Morganfield. The Rev. Mark Galloway will officiate. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Morganfield.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and after 11 a.m. Monday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield.

Julia Juarez McKendrick

DIXON -- Julia Juarez McKendrick, 73, Dixon, formerly of Marion, Ill., died at 12:50 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She was a Jehovah's Witness.

Survivors include four daughters, Yolanda Huertas of Henderson, Blanca Ayers and Lucy Mercer, both of Creal Springs, Ill., and Olga Ramirez of Chicago; seven sons, Eddie Salinas and Alex Salinas, both of Henderson, Raul Salinas of North Carolina, Jesse Salinas of North Lake, Ill., Arthur Salinas of Chicago, Armondo Salinas of San Antonio, Texas, and David McKendrick of Marion, Ill.; five sisters, Feliz Lupercio of Dixon, Ester Piez and Olivia Bryce, both of Houston, Texas, Gloria Balcunas and Oralia Juarez, both of Chicago; three brothers, Alex Juarez of Chicago, Frank Juarez and Joe Juarez, both of San Antonio; 38 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.


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