Miscellaneous Henderson County, KY Obituaries

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Frances M. Miller

Frances M. Miller, 80, Robards, died at 11 a.m. Monday, July 3, 2000, at her home here.

She was a member of Robards Missionary Baptist Church and the Robards Homemaker Club. She was an avid quilter and gardner.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ishmal Miller Sr., who died February 27, 2000.

Survivors include four daughters, Lillie Hortin and Peggy Moseley, both of Robards, Nellie Hughes of Fredonia, Ky., and Debra Elliot of Hopkinsville; two sons, Ishmal Miller Jr., and Billy W. Miller, both of Robards; four sisters, Ruby Nunn and Grace Todd, both of Henderson, Virginia Cooper of Henderson County, and Mary Jones of Eddyville; two brothers, C.W. Thurby and John Thurby, both of Henderson; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Revs. Ken Galyon and Jerry Pearcy will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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

Frances Elizabeth Duncan

Frances Elizabeth Duncan, 78, Henderson, died at 3:45 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

She was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. She was a nurse who worked 37 years at Methodist Hospital, retiring in 1984. She was a member of Tilden General Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, R.J. "Jack" Duncan; five daughters, Pamela Gibson, Debra Barron and Jan Peak, all of Henderson, Beth Young of Hebbardsville, and Sherri Parker of Bridgeport, W.Va.; one son, Jackie Wayne Duncan of Bowling Green; two sisters, Violet Fitzpatrick of Piedmont, Ala., and Helen White of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, James D. White of Piedmont, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Rev. Rick Blythe will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Tilden, Ky.

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 Henderson County Diabetes Coalition.

Agnes Lovell

MORGANFIELD -- Agnes Lovell, 97, of the Y Community here, died at 1:04 a.m. Monday, July 3, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Union County.

She was the oldest member of Shiloh Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dorris, who died in 1966.

Survivors include five daughters, Linda Jose of Morganfield, Alice Baird and Ruby Shirel, both of Sturgis, Dorothy Prince of Eddyville, and Margaret Berry of Salem, Ky.; one son, Leroy Lovell of Sturgis; her caregiver, Betty Morse; 20 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Shiloh Christian Church in Union County. The Revs. Fred Girdwood and J.L. Laughlin will officiate. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Morganfield.

Friends may call until service time today at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Shiloh Christian Church Building Fund.

Ida Mae Stone

CALHOUN -- Ida Mae Stone, 88, Calhoun, died Wednesday, June 28, 2000, at Leisure Years Nursing Home in Owensboro.

She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John; and by a daughter, Prissy Stone, who died April 24, 1998.

Survivors include five daughters, Dorothy Gipson, Era May Stone and Doris Loney, all of Henderson, Kerry Mae Dutch of Little Rock, Ark., and Shelia Stone of Calhoun; two sons, James Stone and Dorris Stone, both of Sebree; one sister, Maggie Shelton of Dixon; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Calhoun Cemetery. The Rev. Diane Wilkerson will officiate.

Muster Funeral Home's Calhoun Chapel in Calhoun is in charge of arrangements.

Agnes Majors Hawkins

HOPKINSVILLE -- Agnes Majors Hawkins, 68, Hopkinsville, formerly of Sebree, died Sunday, July 2, 2000, at Western Kentucky Nursing Facility in Hopkinsville.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Lee Hawkins, who died in 1953.

Survivors include one son, Dennis Hawkins of Sebree; one sister, Diana Majors of Sebree; and four brothers, Finis Majors, Smith Majors Jr., Lloyd Majors and Edward Majors, all of Sebree.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday 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 after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Douglas R. Berry

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. -- Douglas R. Berry, 84, formerly of Corydon, died Wednesday, June 21, 2000, at his home here.

He was a self-employed musician and a retired wallpaper hanger. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, a member of American Legion Post No. 200 and the Louisville Federation of Musicians Local No. 11-637.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Anita Rae Montgomery.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Anna C. Spratt Berry; five daughters, Ginny Berry of Seattle, Lena Druin and Sharon Hoback, both of Shepherdsville, Faye Berry of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Cheryl Shaughnessy of Nicholasville, Ky.; five sons, Donald Berry of Hammond, Ind., Daryl Berry of Chicago, Douglas L. Berry of Shepherdsville, David R. Berry of Lebanon Junction, Ky., and Danny Berry of Louisville; three sisters, Christine Hammond and Jean Gurkowski, both of Illinois, and Kathryn Spicer of Michigan; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services were held Saturday, June 24, 2000, at Maraman Billings Funeral Home in Shepherdsville. The Rev. Rusty Watson officiated. Burial was in Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington.

Pallbearers were Daryl Berry, Doug Berry, David Berry, Danny Berry, Chris Shaughnessy, Tim Carbary and David Spratt.

Doshia Madine Yates Welch

ELDORADO, Ill. -- Doshia Madine Yates Welch, 82, Eldorado, died at 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2000, at Fountain View Nursing Home.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard W. Yates, who died in 1979, and by her second husband, Charles Welch, who died in 1997; and by one son, Richard Lee Yates, who died in 1997.

Survivors include one son, Lanny Yates of Eldorado, Ill.; one sister, Adele Fisher of Cape Coral, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Fernwood Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Pearcy will officiate.

There will be no visitation.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Visiting Nurses Association of Eldorado, 1300 U.S. 45 North, Eldorado, Ill., 62930, or to the Shawnee Alliance for Seniors, 6355 Brandhors Drive, Carterville, Ill., 62917.

Benton-Glunt Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Clayton "Buddy" Brooks
RANDOLPH, Miss. -- Clayton "Buddy" Brooks, 56, Randolph, formerly of Sturgis, died Sunday, July 2, 2000, at Gracelands in Oxford, Miss.

A member of His Grace Ministries in Houlka, Miss., he was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Betty, of Randolph, Miss.; five daughters, Ginny Perry of Sturgis, Tricia Ray and Barbra Garrett, both of Pontotoc, Miss., Tammy Tutt of Bowling Green, and Heather Wayman of Pensecola, Fla.; three sons, Corey Brooks of Bowling Green, James L. Brooks of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Daniel Garrett of Indiana; one sister, Martha Smith of Sturgis; three brothers, James G. Brooks and Gary Brooks, both of Dennison, Texas, and Vernon Brooks of Uniontown; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 5 p.m. today at Henshaw Christian Church in Henshaw, Ky. The Revs. Jim Lane and Bill Barnard will officiate. Burial will be in Hazel Bend Cemetery in Sturgis.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the church.

Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Clayton Brooks Memorial Fund.

Ruth Jennings Majors

SEBREE -- Ruth Jennings Majors, 75, died at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2000, at her home here.

A member of Sebree Pentecostal Church, she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by a son.

Survivors include her husband, Finis; three sisters, Mary Heskett and Evelyn Dalby, both of Sebree, and Madelyn Wade of Chandler, Ind.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tompkins Funeral Home's Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree. The Revs. Randy Williams and Thornton Stanley will officiate. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery near Sebree.

Friends may call from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Carroll W. Cartwright Jr.

MORGANFIELD -- Carroll W. Cartwright Jr., 58, Morganfield, died at 8:04 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Union County due to pneumonia.

Survivors include two sisters, Hilda Plum of Morganfield and Wanda Cartwright of Aurora, Colo.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. The Rev. Mark Galloway will officiate. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Morganfield.

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

Hattie Francis Brown
PROVIDENCE -- Hattie Francis Brown, 88, Providence, died at 4:25 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2000, at Redbanks in Henderson.

She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness for over 40 years.

Survivors include one daughter, Charlotte Hill of Providence; two sons, Calvin Brown of Evansville and Dale Brown of Henderson; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Caldwell County. There will be no visitation.

Townsend-Jones Funeral Home in Providence is in charge of arrangements.

Carlie B. Monday Sr.
TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. -- Carlie B. Monday Sr., 76, died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at his home here.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Tompkinsville, and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He worked as a farmer.

He was preceded in death by three daughters, Sue Kathlene Monday, Phyllis Joyce Monday and Linda Pearl Monday.

Survivors include his wife, Oval; six daughters, Dellie Johnson of Warsaw, Ky., Bettie Scott of Zionsville, Ind., Anita Walker of Tompkinsville, Carlene Woodmansee of Carrolton, Texas, Darlene Pitcock of Glasgow, Ky., and Robbie Dixon of Nashville, Tenn.; three sons, Carlie B. Monday Jr. and Roger Monday, both of Tompkinsville, and Jackie Monday of Henderson; one sister; nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The Rev. Tommy Bryant will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Monroe County.

Yokley-Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville is in charge of arrangements.

Faye Winstead

Faye Winstead, 90, Poole, died at 3:10 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

A member of Shady Grove General Baptist Church, she was a seamstress and enjoyed crafts.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurmond Franklin Winstead, who died in 1970; and by one stepson, Paul Winstead, who died in 1999.

Survivors include two daughters, Alice Pruitt of Poole and Anna Parrish of Robards; two stepdaughters, Imogene Mitchell of Sebree and Frances Collins of Rome, Ga.; five grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; 23 stepgreat-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; 24 stepgreat-great-grandchildren; and one stepgreat-great-great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Tapp Funeral Home. Brother Bob Fulcher and Wilsie Pruitt will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

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

Pallbearers will be Glenn Pruitt, Frank Pruitt, Jim Embry, Rodney Parrish, Nathan Pruitt, Ben Embry, George Bassett and Matt Embry.

Bessie L. Curry
SPRING GROVE, Ky. -- Bessie L. Curry, 92, Spring Grove, died at 8:07 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2000, at Morganfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was the oldest living member of Woodland Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel, who died in 1958; and by two sons, Larry Eugene Curry, who died in 1946, and Bobbie Earl Curry, who died in 1993.

Survivors include two daughters, Helen Cheatham of Sturgis and Bonnie Greenwell of Evansville; three sisters, Margaret Brewer and Grace Holt, both of Sturgis, and Dorothy Beaven of Morganfield; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield. The Rev. Phil Rowland will officiate. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Morganfield.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Jerie Willingham
EVANSVILLE -- Jerie Willingham, 48, died of a heart attack Friday, July 7, 2000, at her home here.

She was a member of Assembly of Faith Church.

Survivors include her husband, Henry; two sons, Caleb Willingham and Cory Willingham, both of Evansville; her parents, Norm and Nancy Ashby, both of Henderson; one sister, Marilyn Brandon of Henderson; and four brothers, George David O'Nan and Bill O'Nan, both of Evansville, Paul O'Nan of Henderson and Tom O'Nan of Tucson, Ariz.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Evansville. The Rev. Brenda Stephro will officiate.

Friends may call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Simpson Meyer Funeral Home in Evansville.


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