Miscellaneous Henderson County, KY Obituaries

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Jason Henry Jenkins

Jason Henry Jenkins, 24, Henderson, died at 11:20 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2000, at his home.

He was a member of Laborer's Local No. 569 in Henderson.

Survivors include his wife, Tracy Lynn; two stepsons, Curtis Swearer and Brandon Swearer, both of Henderson; his parents, Delbert Lee and Goldie Jenkins, both of Henderson; three sisters, Jennifer Michelle Caudill, Karen Jenkins and Tracy Jenkins, all of Henderson; and two brothers, Shane Jenkins and Bryant Jenkins, both of Henderson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Hal Branson will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Larry A. Kirkwood
Larry A. Kirkwood, 57, Henderson, died at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2000, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sharon Smith Kirkwood, who died in 1972; one daughter, Jennifer Kirkwood, who died in 1963; and one son, Timmy Kirkwood, who died in 1985.

Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Polly West Kirkwood; two daughters, Whitney Elizabeth Kirkwood of Henderson and Tracie Moore of Yelm, Wash.; one son, Joshua Kirkwood of Louisville; his mother, Lorene Reid of Henderson; one brother, Ralph Kirkwood of Atlanta; one grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Revs. Bill Patterson and Alan Chamness will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

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

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

Pallbearers will be Josh Kirkwood, Zack Markwell, Kenny Skelton, Bill Clement, Jeff Hall, Steve Hatchett and Wayne Barrett.

John W. "Red" Sells

John W. "Red" Sells, 90, Henderson, died at 6:57 a.m. Sunday, April 9, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He attended Zion Baptist Church and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He also was a retired Henderson County farmer and furniture worker.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Mary Lee; one daughter, Linda Adams of Owensboro; one son, David E. Sells of Evansville; one sister, Ida Lee Jones of Mesa, Ariz.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Rev. Wayne Eastham will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m. today and until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Earl F. "Poss" Duncan
Earl F. "Poss" Duncan, 82, Henderson, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Ruby; three daughters, Joan Ferguson and Debbie Staples, both of Henderson, and Linda Markham of Robards; two sons, Jerry Duncan of Corydon and Ronnie Duncan of Evansville; one brother, Bowman Duncan of Corydon; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Tapp Funeral Home. The Revs. Ferd Elfreich and Robert E. Haire will officiate. Burial will be in Corydon Cemetery with military rites performed by American Legion Worsham Post No. 40.

Friends may call after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Kim Ruby, Earl Fredrick, Greg Duncan, Buzz Fredrick, Jason Duncan, Justin Stanley and Dennis Whitledge.

Donnetta Sorrells
Donnetta Sorrells, 56, Spottsville, died at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was co-owner of Granny's Market in Spottsville. She was a member of American Legion Post No. 61 Women's Auxiliary in Shoals, Ind., Women of the Moose in Owensboro and Eagles Ladies Auxiliary Arie No. 4168 in Owensboro.

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Loren "Greasey" Sorrells; two sons, Scott Sorrells and Jade Sorrells, both of Henderson; her mother and step-father, Geraldine and Cy Johnson of Washington, Ind.; two sisters, Diane Bauer of Loogootee, Ind., and Sharon Brassine of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Revs. J. Edward Bradley and Hal Branson will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

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

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

Essel V. Sutton
Essel V. Sutton, 67, Henderson, died at 1 a.m. Sunday, April 9, 2000, at his home here.

He was a member of East End Tabernacle and the Operator Engineers Local No. 181. He was an U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Cannon Sutton, who died in 1969; and a daughter, Lisa Sutton, who died in 1980.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Hepler of Henderson, Donna Welch of Corydon and Karon Sutton of Dixon; three sons, Essel Daril Sutton and Timothy Paul Sutton, both of Sebree, and Daniel Lewis Sutton of Kaneoke, Hawaii; two step-sons, Walter Pierce Jr. of Owensboro and Adam Pierce of Japan; two sisters, Dillie Barnes and Magdalene Snodgrass, both of Henderson; three brothers, James Will Sutton and Arthur Ray Sutton, both of Henderson, and Roy Delbert Sutton of Lynnville, Ind.; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Revs. J.W. Haire and Lorene Ricketts will officiate, as well as Ralph Riley. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery with military rites performed by American Legion Worsham Post No. 40.

Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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

Maceo Cole
Maceo Cole, 90, Henderson County, died at 11:04 a.m. Sunday, April 9, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

A native of Corydon, he was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Corydon, where he served on the Deacons Board and was past church treasurer and senior choir member. He was a farmer and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Survivors include one daughter, Clara J. Cole Hawkins of Washington, D.C.; one son, James Cole Sr. of Henderson County; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Corydon. The Rev. T.A. Hite will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Mason Brothers Audubon Chapel.

Louise Handley Cosby
Louise Handley Cosby, 95, Henderson, died at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 9, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was a member of Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Mae L. Webster of Henderson; two grandsons; two great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Bill Pollack will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church building fund.

Anna Martin Hardesty
ONTON -- Anna Martin Hardesty, 82, Onton, died at 3:40 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2000, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.

She was a retired employee of Webster County School Board of Education and had taught for 43 years. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association where she had served as its secretary and treasurer. She was an active member of the United Methodist Women's Quilting Club and the Onton United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Hardesty, who died in 1977; and one son, Robert Hardesty.

Survivors include one daughter, Jean Young of Earlington, Ky.; two sons, Jerry Hardesty of Madisonville and Edward Hardesty Jr. of Evansville; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Onton United Methodist Church. The Rev. Billy Rabey will officiate. Burial will be in Onton Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at Tompkins Funeral Home's Slaughters-Hanson Chapel and after noon today at the church.

Anna M. Jordan
APOPKA, Fla. -- Anna M. Jordan, 77, Apopka, died Sunday, March 19, 2000.

She was a dietitian. A native of Henderson, she was a member of St. Francis of Assisi.

Survivors include her husband, Walter T.; one daughter, Margaret A. Keller of Somerset, Ky.; six sons, Walter A. Jordan of Midlothian, Va., John D. Jordan, Altamonte Springs, Fla., J. Richard Jordan of Owensboro, Robert A. Jordan of Valrio, Fla., Joseph A. Jordan of Longwood, Fla., and Paul W. Jordan of Orlando; three sisters, Rozella Hoffman of Madison, Ind., Sue Baylor of Georgetown, Ind., and Jean Halbert of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one brother, Donald Allen of Henderson; and 12 grandchildren.

Services were held March 22 at St. Frances of Assisi Catholic Church in Apopka. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Orlando.

Woodlawn Funeral Home in Orlando was in charge of arrangements.

George Carroll Hanor

DIXON -- George Carroll Hanor, 83, Dixon, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

A member of the Church of Christ in Providence, he was a master plumber and electrician, a sheet metal worker for Koch Brothers in Evansville and a maintenance and utility supervisor for the Webster County Board of Education. He was owner of Dixon Hardware from Jan. 1958 to Dec. 1967, and Dixon's Home Cafe, which he owned from Feb. 1, 1957 to Dec. 1957.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Lucille; two daughters, Carolyn "Sue" Dunbar and Sandra K. McKinley, both of Dixon; one son, Jimmy W. Hanor of Dixon; three sisters, Imogene Childress of Winter Haven, Fla., and Mozelle Villines and Wilma Watson, both of Henderson; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon. The Revs. Chip Palmer, Tom Kirby and Jame Palmer will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dixon.

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

Pallbearers will be Scott Dunbar, Brad Dunbar, Jeff McKinley, Morgan McKinley, Sheri Gipson, Tammy Lewis and Cindy Marsh.

Virginia Mae Roberts
STURGIS -- Virginia Mae Roberts, 77, Sturgis, formerly of Blackford, died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Riverfront Terrace Health Care Center in Paducah due to cancer.

She was a member of Enon General Baptist Church in Crittenden County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther "Slim" Roberts, who died in 1968.

Survivors include two sisters, Daisey "Bobbie" McHone of Cross, S.C. and Irene Clark of Blackford; two brothers, Denver Robertson of Marion, Ky., and Robert Robertson of Sturgis; and two nieces.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay. The Rev. Robert Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery in Clay.

Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Richard Loman Vaughn Jr.

Richard Loman Vaughn Jr., 77, Henderson, died at 11:35 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at his home here.

He was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church and was a retired Henderson Housing Authority electrician.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Lavenia; two daughters, Linda Sutton Stone and Mary Ann Thomas, both of Henderson; two sons, Allen Vaughn and Bill "Sappy" Gastenveld, both of Henderson; one sister, Martha Leslie of Henderson; three brothers, Billy Vaughn of Henderson, Eugene Vaughn and James Carroll Vaughn, both of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. Andy Ausenbaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, with full military rites performed by American Legion Worsham Post No. 40.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and until 12:30 p.m. Friday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at 7 p.m. today.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church or to St. Anthony's Hospice.

Pallbearers will be Greg Thomas, Joey Thomas, Greg Myers, Bob Caudill, Larry Stone, Bill "Sappy" Gastenveld and Joe Thomas.

Darian Lee Burton
Darian Lee Burton, infant son of Larry L. Burton II and Ronni L. Berry, both of Henderson, died at 5:28 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

Survivors include grandparents, Vicky Berry of Henderson and Ronald Berry of Robards, and Larry and Sandra Burton, both of Henderson; and great-grandmother, Geneva Bradford of Goodwater, Ala.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Rev. Ken Galyon will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Nellie Mae Bushrod Haygan
Nellie Mae Bushrod Haygan, 77, Henderson, died at 9:09 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

A member of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Henderson, she served on the Mother's Board and was a past president. She was also a member of the Missionary Society and was a past officer.

Survivors include one daughter, Nadine Harris of Henderson; seven sons, William Haygan of Ft. Washington, Md., Marvin Haygan of St. Paul, Minn., Douglas F. Haygan of Washington, D.C., Gordon Haygan, Hilary Haygan, Clyde Haygan and Stanley Haygan, all of Henderson; one sister, Minnie O. Bushrod of Henderson; three brothers, Carl Bushrod of Evansville, Lee Allen Bushrod of San Francisco and Leonard Bushrod of Henderson; a host of grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Services will be at noon Saturday at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Robert Whitlock will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church.

Mason Brothers Audubon Chapel in Henderson is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel Mason Boyd
MT. STERLING, Ky. -- Hazel Mason Boyd, 87, Mt. Sterling, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Mary Chiles Hospital in Mt. Sterling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl B. Boyd Sr., who died in 1976.

Survivors include two sons, Carl B. Boyd Jr. of Tropic, Utah, formerly of Henderson, and James F. Boyd of Mt. Sterling; one sister, Ruth M. Duncan of Bagdad, Ky.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at Taul Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling. Burial will be in Machpelah Cemetery in Mt. Sterling.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 101 East Main St., Mt. Sterling, KY, 40353.

Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Dorothy Tompkins Langston Yourn
EVANSVILLE -- Dorothy Tompkins Langston Yourn, 59, Evansville, died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital here.

She was a homemaker and attended a Pentecostal Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Causby H. Langston, who died in 1988; and her second husband, Will Elmore Yourn.

Survivors include three daughters, Theresa Wolterstrof and Shannon Moss, both of Evansville, and Katherine Shelton of Winslow, Ind.; five sons, Roger Langston, Donald Langston, David Langston, Ronald Langston and Steve Langston, all of Evansville; two sisters, Rosanna Stone and Brenda Smith, both of Henderson; two brothers, John Tompkins and James Tompkins, both of Henderson; 20 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ziemer Funeral Home Central Chapel in Evansville. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Dixon.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

S.W. "Doug" Wilson
EVANSVILLE -- S.W. "Doug" Wilson, 80, Evansville, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Brentwood Rehab Center here.

A member of New Hope Baptist Church, he was retired from Evansville Veneer and Lumber Co. after 36 years. He was a community "Shade Tree Mechanic."

He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie, who died in January 1996.

Survivors include three daughters, Marlyn Carter-Wilson of Henderson, Lecha Wilson and Diane Wilson-Hawes, both of Evansville; two sons, Odell Carter of Henderson and Lamont Wilson of Evansville; two sisters, Ida Mae Carter and Bessie Neil Carter, both of Evansville; 17 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church in Evansville. The Revs. W.R. Brown Sr. and W.R. Brown Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery in Evansville.

Friends may call from 2 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Greater St. James Baptist Church in Evansville, where a wake service will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Mason Brothers Memorial Chapel in Evansville is in charge of arrangements.

Aminell Moore Stewart
ARNOLD, Mo. -- Aminell Moore Stewart, 70, Arnold, formerly of Providence, Ky., died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Chazanowski of Fenton, Mo.; one son, Alan Stewart of House Springs, Mo.; one sister, Jean Northern of Providence; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Melton Funeral Home in Providence. The Rev. James Messer will officiate. Burial will be in Silent Run Cemetery in Hopkins County, Ky.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Schrader Funeral Home in Ballwin, Mo. Friends may also call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday at Melton Funeral Home.

Johnny Earl Bugg Sr.

Johnny Earl Bugg Sr., 45, Reed, died at 6:04 a.m. Thursday, April 13, 2000, at his home.

He was a member of Deliverance Tabernacle Church of God in Owensboro.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Vicki Lea Bugg; two sons, Johnny Earl Bugg Jr. and Barry Bugg, both of Henderson; his mother, Viola Bugg of Reed; four sisters, Leola Pugh of Owensboro, Shannon Holder of Reed, Brenda Kasperski of Chicago and Grace Butler of Hebbardsville; one brother, Woodrow Bugg Jr. of Reed; nieces and nephews.

Services are pending at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Deliverance Tabernacle Church of God.

Raymon Chandler
DIXON -- Raymon Chandler, 76, Dixon, died at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

He was a farmer and a member of Tilden General Baptist Church for 47 years. He was also a board member of the Webster County Farm Bureau.

Survivors include his wife, Marietta Tapp Chandler; two daughters, Theda Tapp of Henderson and Rama Austin of Slaughters; one son, P.E. Chandler of Dixon; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tilden General Baptist Church. The Revs. Bob Fulcher and Rudy Moser will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon. Friends may also call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Ruth Meverine
Schroader Demeter
OWENSBORO -- Ruth Meverine Schroader Demeter, 78, died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Owensboro Mercy Health System here.

She was a member of Masonville Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, George Paul Demeter; three daughters, Darlene Moses of Henderson, Donna Demeter of Owensboro and Stacy Frey of Lebanon, Tenn.; one son, Michael Demeter of Owensboro; two sisters, Opal Murphy of Owensboro and Lucille Emberton of Thruston, Ky.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. The Revs. Bruce Rendleman and Jerry Emberton will officiate. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Alzheimers Support Group, Daviess County District, 1650 West Second St., Box 106, Owensboro, Ky., 42303.

Nancy Clark Armstrong
CINCINNATI -- Nancy Clark Armstrong, 67, Cincinnati, died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Mercy Fairfield Hospital here.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Mount Healthy in Cincinnati. She was retired after 30 years of teaching for Cincinnati public schools.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Armstrong; two sisters, Margaret Kingston of Madisonville and Mabel Collier of Henderson; nieces and nephews.

Services were held Thursday at Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Cincinnati. The Rev. David Rhodes officiated.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. EDT today in Ryder Cemetery in Lebanon, Ky. The Rev. Wesley Noss will officiate.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Baptist Church of Mount Healthy in Cincinnati.


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