Miscellaneous Henderson County, KY Obituaries

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Samuel M. "Sam" Harmon

Samuel M. "Sam" Harmon, 74, Cairo, died at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lisman, Ky. A World War II U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of Poole Masonic Lodge No. 604 and Ermine Ford No. 9 Order of the Eastern Star and was a board member of Cairo Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife, Hattie E. Harmon; two daughters, Gayle Love of Henderson and Jean Wright of Cairo; one brother, Leo Harmon of St. Joseph, Mich.; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are pending at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Cairo Volunteer Fire Department.

Betty J. Dills
STURGIS -- Betty J. Dills, 67, Sturgis, died at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James "Bud" Dills, who died Aug. 7, 1995.

Survivors include one daughter, Debra Brashear of Caseyville, Ky.; one son, Jimmy Lee Dills of Henderson; one sister, Della Wilson of Henderson; and five grandchildren.

Arrangements are pending at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis.

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

Johnnie D. Melton

Johnnie D. Melton, 93, Corydon, died Thursday, March 16, 2000, at Ridgeway Manor in Ridgeway, Ill.

He was a member of Shady Grove General Baptist Church in Poole and Corydon Masonic Lodge 799.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shady Grove General Baptist Church. The Rev. Bob Fulcher will officiate. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole.

Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Kriekhaus-Sansom Funeral Home in Evansville is in charge of arrangements.

Glenville "Frank" Clark
MORGANFIELD -- Glenville "Frank" Clark, 82, Morganfield, formerly of Henderson, died at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Western Kentucky Nursing Facility in Hopkinsville.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery in Henderson.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Julia Bishop Crosson

STURGIS -- Julia Bishop Crosson, 85, Sturgis, died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Sturgis.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, who died in 1995.

Survivors include her husband, Larry; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis. The Rev. Jeff Bullock will officiate. Burial will be in Pythian Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Christopher J. Sharp
SHAWNEETOWN, Ill. -- Christopher J. Sharp, 19, Shawneetown, formerly of Robards, died at 8:10 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2000 in Union County.

He was a senior at Gallatin County High School in Gallatin County, Ill and was employed at Gibbs Die Casting Corp. in Henderson.

Survivors include his mother Lucinda Hise Sharp Blady; his stepfather, Ted Blady; five brothers, James E. Sharp Jr., of Norris City, Ill., Amuel Jason Sharp of Henderson, James Allen Sharp of Geneva, and Robert Dunk and Theodore Edward Dunk of Shawneetown; two sisters, Martha White of Robards and Glenda Powell of Henderson; and his grandparents, Bill and Roberta Tarrence of Shawneetown.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gallatin County School Gymnasium. The Rev. Leo Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the school.

Colonial Terrace Funeral Home in Eldorado, Ill. is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Jackson

Raymond Jackson, 81, Henderson, died at 9:08 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2000, at Welborn Baptist Hospital in Evansville.

He was a member of Christ The King Catholic Church in Madisonville and American Legion Post 200 in Louisville. He was also a World War II U.S. Army veteran and was retired as a correctional officer and security officer.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ray Larry Jackson, who died in 1966.

Survivors include his wife, Etta McElroy Jackson; two daughters, Mary Jane Sablon of Lewisville, Texas, and Linda Carol King of Anniston, Ala.; two sons, Roy Michael Jackson of Santa Fe, Texas, and Ralph Owen Jackson of Waco, Texas; one stepson, Richard Russow of Powderly, Ky.; two sisters, Odie Smith and Birdie Mae Hamby, both of Princeton, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be at noon Tuesday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Henderson. The Rev. J. Edward Bradley will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Tapp Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at 6 p.m. Monday.

George H. Wooldridge
George H. Wooldridge, 85, Henderson, died at 9:50 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Temple and Henderson Elks Lodge 206. He was also a World War II U.S. Army Air Forces veteran and an avid fisherman.

Survivors include his wife, Emily K. Sohne Wooldridge; one son, James C. Wooldridge of Kissimmee, Fla.; one stepdaughter, Nancy Parker of Tacoma, Wash.; three stepsons, William Sohne of Hooks, Texas, Charles Sohne of Austin, Texas, and Lawrence Sohne of Henderson; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and two nieces.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Revs. R. Joseph Tricquet Jr. and Joe Hopkins will officiate. Private family burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Immanuel Baptist Temple Building Fund or to St. Anthony's Hospice.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Gideon Sunday School class.

James Clarence Floyd
SEBREE -- James Clarence Floyd, 76, died at 9:57 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2000, at his home in the Mount Lebanon community.

A member of Mount Lebanon General Baptist Church, he was retired from Whirlpool Corp. in Evansville. He was also a farmer, an avid hunter and a fan of University of Kentucky basketball.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Crane Floyd; one daughter, Marian Dunn of Owensboro; one son, James David Floyd of Sebree; two sisters, Jewell Coleman of Homewood, Ill., and Juanita Kendall of Okeechobee, Fla.; one brother, Maurice N. Floyd of Sebree; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Lebanon General Baptist Church. The Revs. Rudy Moser and Cecil Wood will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Lebanon Church Cemetery.

Friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at Tompkins Funeral Home's Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree, and after 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Terry A. Dishman
MORGANFIELD -- Terry A. Dishman, 78, Morganfield, died at 5:32 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Union County.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Morganfield and served on the St. Ann Parish Hall Building Committee. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Griggs-Alvey American Legion Post 48.

An active businessman in the community, Dishman served on the Economic Development Board for three years. With his wife, he opened T&G Construction and Supply Home Center in 1976, and A&D Furniture in 1978. They also opened T&G Manufacturing Fabrication and Industial Equipment, which operated in Morganfield from 1981 to 1996.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Carrier Stevens Dishman; one daughter, Ruth Ann Dishman Roberts of Morganfield; one son, Robert C. Dishman of Evansville; one stepdaughter, Teresa Stevens Jones of Marion, Ill.; two stepsons, Jerry Stevens of Henderson and Tommy Stevens of Morganfield; three grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann Catholic Church. The Rev. Patrick M. Bittel will officiate. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery in Morganfield.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield, where prayers will be said at 7 p.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Ann Parish Hall Building Fund.

Mona Phyllis Floyd Wedding
EVANSVILLE -- Mona Phyllis Floyd Wedding, 63, Evansville, formerly of Sebree, died at 1:40 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital.

She had worked at Family Dollar Stores in Evansville for many years.

She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky, who died in 1994.

Survivors include her husband, George D.; one daughter, Kathy Jean Brooks of Evansville; four sons, George Robert "Tooter" Wedding, William Tommy Wedding and Raymond L. Wedding, all of Evansville, and Tom Wedding of Boston; one sister, Judy Condiff of Evansville; two brothers, J.B. Floyd and Danny Floyd, both of Evansville; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchilden.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Tompkins Funeral Home's Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree. The Rev. Thornton Stanley will officiate. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery near Sebree.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Fund.

Mary K. Carroll

Mary K. Carroll, 98, Henderson, formerly of Waverly, died at 7:40 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

A member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, she was a teacher at Weaverton School. She was a graduate of Barret Manual Training High School and Evansville College. She also attended Western Kentucky University.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Redmond J. Carroll, who died in 1982; and a daughter, Mary Julia Carroll, who died in 1939.

Survivors include three daughters, Mildred Egart of St. Louis, Joyce Greenwell of Waverly and Ruth Ann Carroll of Westport, Conn.; one sister, Julia Wilson of Corydon; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. J. Edward Bradley will officiate. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at 6 tonight.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church or Emergency Shelter for Women, c/o Mary Ann Thrasher, 1001 North Main St., Henderson, Ky., 42420.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.

John Miller Lilly

John Miller Lilly, 73, Henderson, died at 8:20 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Elks Lodge 206, Travelers Protective Assocation and Masonic Jerusalem Temple 9. He was also president of Park Machine and Supply.

Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Frields Lilly; one sister, Janie Coursey of Henderson; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

The Revs. Jeff Coursey and Bill Patterson will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

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

Virgil Eugene Lee

Virgil Eugene Lee, 47, Henderson, died at 6:42 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include his companion, Frieda Majors; six daughters, Dorian Fulkerson, Jeana Willett, Crystal Lee, Virginia Lee, April Lee and Amber Lee, all of Henderson; one son, Tim Cannon of Corydon; his mother, Rosa May Meadows of Henderson; two sisters, Judy Lee and Clara Stone, both of Henderson; four brothers, James T. Blandford, Henry Meadows and Robert Meadows, all of Henderson, and Danny L. Blandford Sr. of Corydon; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tapp Funeral Home.

The Rev. Russell East will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Eugenia Hammond

PROVIDENCE -- Eugenia Hammond, 74, Providence, died at 1:55 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Medco Center of Henderson.

Survivors include one sister, Laura Lee Tosh of Providence; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Melton Funeral Home in Providence. The Rev. Laddie Pride will officiate. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery in Crider, Ky. Friends may after 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

James Walter Carmen

James Walter Carmen, 86, Henderson, died at 12:05 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of Bellefield Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mary; three sons, Terry Carmen and Wendell Carmen, both of Henderson, and Jimmy Carmen of Joilet, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Tooley will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

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

Anna Marie Dalton
LOUISVILLE -- Anna Marie Dalton, 71, formerly of Owensboro, died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at her home here.

She was a member of Douglas Boulevard Christian Church in Louisville.

Survivors include her husband, Ray; two daughters, Pamela J. Murphy of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, and Maddonna K. Thompson of Louisville; one son, Gary T. Agnew of Louisville; two sisters, Evelyn Hardesty and Mary Ernestine Camp, both of Owensboro; one brother, William Lewis Gerteisen of Owensboro; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Highlands Funeral Home in Louisville. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville.

Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Louisville.

Retha Lane Riley
MARIANNA, Fla. -- Retha Lane Riley, 93, Marianna, formerly of Waverly, died at 1:37 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at Magnolia Manor here.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank W., who died in 1984.

Survivors include one daughter, Iva Dell McBride of Marine City, Mich.; one son, Sidney Warren "Tiger" Riley of Marianna; one sister, Emma Henley of Beaumont, Texas; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Marianna. The Revs. Michael Petty and Mike Evans will officiate.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

James and James Funeral Home in Marianna is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Les Riley Scholarship Memorial Fund at Chipola Junior College in Marianna.

Vivian J. Kissel

Vivian J. Kissel, 53, Henderson, died at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church and was a retired teacher and guidance counselor in the Henderson County school system.

Survivors include her husband of 18 years, Ronald F. Kissel; two daughters, Denise Nash and Melie Vincent, both of Henderson; two sons, Dennis Jenkins of Brentwood, Tenn., and Donald Jenkins of Alexander City, Ala.; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services are pending at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

Dorsey T. Howell
Dorsey T. Howell, 73, Henderson, died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.

He was retired from the Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center in Henderson and was a member of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing and playing cards.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Terri Howell, who died in 1981.

Survivors include one daughter, Freida White of Evansville; four sons, Ellis Howell, Billy Howell and Robert Howell, all of Henderson, and Kenneth Howell of Owensboro; two sisters, Betty Lou of Calhoun and Exie B. of Nashville; one brother, Eugene Howell of Greenville; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Muster Funeral Homes Calhoun Chapel in Calhoun. The Rev. Richard Sams will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery in McLean County.

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 Dorsey T. Howell Memorial Fund, c/o Muster Funeral Homes, P.O. Box 160, Calhoun, Ky., 42327.

Johnnie Mae Edwards
STURGIS -- Johnnie Mae Edwards, 99, Sturgis, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Morganfield.

She was the oldest member of United Methodist Church in Sturgis. She was manager of Red Front Grocery Store for many years.

Survivors include one brother, Otho Edwards of Louisville; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis. Bros. John Steelman and Ken Berggren will officiate. Burial will be in Pythian Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to United Methodist Church in Sturgis.

Pauline Shemwell Farley
BOWLING GREEN -- Pauline Shemwell Farley, 85, Bowling Green, died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at Medco Center in Bowling Green.

She was a member of First Christian Church of Bowling Green, the Eastern Star of Henderson, the Henderson County Homemakers Club and the Bowling Green Homemakers Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Farley.

Survivors include four sons, James Charles Farley of Bowling Green, Robert J. Farley of Russellville, Ky., Richard Smith Farley of Charlestown, Ind., and William E. Farley of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; one sister, Martha Farley of Henderson; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Young Funeral Home's Auburn Chapel in Auburn, Ky. The Rev. John Wesley will officiate.

Burial will be in Smiths Cemetery in Logan County.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Eugene Wilson Hood
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Eugene Wilson Hood, 78, Springfield, died at 10:24 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at Pinckneyville Hospital.

He had worked for the Freeman United Mine Co. for 10 years after retiring from the Illinois State Police in 1976. He served as an Illinois state trooper for 28 years and upon his retirement he held the rank of captain. He was also a member of the State Police Retirees and the Sertoma Club. He was a World War II veteran of the Marine Corps and saw action at Vella Lavella and Iwo Jima.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Hood; two daughters, Christi Edwards of Henderson and Nancy Hood of Springfield; one son, David E. Hood of Midland, Texas; two sisters, Doris Howard of Cutler, Ill., and Evelyn Koch of Stanton, Calif.; six grandchildren; and one nephew.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament in Springfield. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home in Springfield, where a wake service will be held at 5 tonight.

Jackie Andrews

FREDONIA, Ky. -- Jackie Andrews, 62, Fredonia, formerly of Dixon, died at 1:22 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2000 at Crittenden County Hospital in Marion, Ky.

Survivors include his wife, Eva; two daughters, Robin Waddell of Clay and Jacqueline Spears of Dixon; one sister, Bobbie Kappert of Mascoutah, Ill.; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon. The Rev. Jerry Driver will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Dixon.

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

Allen Jackson
EVANSVILLE -- Allen Jackson, 76, Evansville, formerly of Henderson, died at 3:55 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2000, at St. Mary's Medical Center here due to cancer.

He was a member of the Golden Age Club in Evansville and Zion Baptist Church in Henderson, where he served on the usher board. He was retired as a chef at the Merry-Go-Round Restaurant in Evansville and was well-known from working at the Old Fish Market store in Evansville.

Survivors include two sisters, America Haygans and Mary Lucille Gregory, both of Evansville; two brothers, Willie B. Jackson of Kirkwood, Mo., and Iceilus Jackson of Milwaukee, Wis.; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Seventh Street Baptist Church in Henderson. The Revs. Anthony Brooks and R.V. Terry will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from after 3 p.m. today at Mason Brothers Memorial Chapel in Evansville, where a wake service will be held from 6 to 8 tonight.

Ruth E. "Cricket" Johnson
EVANSVILLE -- Ruth E. "Cricket" Johnson, 80, Evansville, died at 5:32 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital here.

A member of North Park Baptist Church in Evansville, she was a custodian for the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp. at Central High School, from which she retired in 1987. She enjoyed crocheting.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris White Johnson, who died in 1987.

Survivors include one daughter, Ruth Ann Gardner of Henderson; one son, Don Johnson of Evansville; four sisters, Tira Ford and Lena Ford, both of Calhoun, Nora Kleeman of Newburgh and Vernie Welch of Henderson; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Alexander Funeral Home's North Chapel in Evansville. The Rev. Arthur Christmas will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Evansville.

Bethel Oliver Hendricks

Bethel Oliver Hendricks, 86, Henderson, died at 11:10 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2000, at her home here.

She was a member of Geneva Pentecostal Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Oliver Sr., who died in 1976; and two sons, Jimmy Oliver, who died in 1948, and Bobby Oliver, who died in 1991.

Survivors include eight daughters, Edna Jensen, Alice White, Betty Stone and Linda Chandler, all of Henderson, Shirley Haire of Bluff City, Ky., Elaine Sparks of Robards, Mary Parrish of Poole and Janice Sutton of Spottsville; five sons, Willard Oliver of Robards, Ralph Oliver, James H. Oliver Jr., Aubrey Oliver and Roger Oliver, all of Henderson; one sister, Imogene Jones of Lebanon, Ind.; one brother, Buster Cook of Louisiana; 48 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 73 great-grandchildren; 13 stepgreat-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Rev. William Collins will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today, anytime Sunday and until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Doverda Gass "Chubby" Gish
CALHOUN -- Doverda Gass "Chubby" Gish, 87, Calhoun, formerly of Henderson County, died at 8:22 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2000, at Owensboro Mercy Health System.

She was a member of Bellfield Baptist Church, where she formerly taught Sunday school and belonged to the Missionary Society. She also was a retired legal secretary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond P. "Penny" Gish, who died Jan. 2, 1997.

Survivors include one sister, Corinne Burton of Sheridan, Ind.; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Bellfield Baptist Church in Anthoston. The Rev. Jerry Tooley will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Bellfield Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Steve Austin, Loren Wesley Burger Sr., Loren Wesley Burger Jr., Thomas Burger, Thomas Coleman, Tom Hicks, Christopher Holbrook, William Jackson Holbrook, William Rhoads Holbrook, Cletus Jackson, Paul Nantz, James Sheffer, Earl Stanley and Dan Williams.

Charles Russell
PROVIDENCE -- Charles Russell, 71, died at 4 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2000, at his home here.

A farmer, he was a member of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Board and was past president. He was a Webster County Natural Resources Conservation Service member, a Webster County school board member for 15 years and was a Kentucky state school board member for six years. He was a member of Poole Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and Sunday school director.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Russell; one daughter, Debra Kramer of Henderson; one son, C. Mark Russell of Huntsville, Ala.; one sister, June Crowley of Poole; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon.

The Revs. Eddie Harpole and Jeff Burke will officiate. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice of Webster County or to Poole Baptist Church.


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