Miscellaneous Henderson County, KY Obituaries

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Lola L. Gorbett

Lola L. Gorbett, 93, Henderson, died at 5:14 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Redbanks nursing home.

She attended East End Tabernacle.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Carroll, who died Aug. 2, 1992.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Stone of Henderson and Martha Russell of Providence; a foster-daughter, Ruby Brown of Davin, W. Va.; four brothers, Chester Cobb and James Cobb, both of Henderson, Omar Ray Cobb of Corydon, and the Rev. D.W. Cobb of Evansville; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.

Arrangements are pending by Tapp Funeral Home.

Johnny H. Gobin
PROVIDENCE -- Johnny H. Gobin, 64, Providence, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at his home here.

Retired from Island Creek in 1994, he was a farmer and a member of General Baptist Church in Providence.

Survivors include his wife, Haroldlene; two daughters, Johnetta Fritz of Clay and Shanda Belt of Madisonville; his father, Virg H. Gobin of Clay; two sisters, Ruth Childress of Providence and Gayle Gobin of Clay; two brothers, Kenneth Gobin and Terry Gobin, both of Providence; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Melton-Funeral Home in Providence. The Rev. Barry Cullen will officiate. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Crittenden County.

Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Shirley Dant Ford
OWENSBORO -- Shirley Dant Ford, 57, Owensboro, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Owensboro Mercy Health Systems.

She was a teacher's aid for 16 years at Foust Elementary School in Owensboro and a member of Cherry Hill Baptist Church in Henderson County.

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Bobby; two daughters, Lori Henton and Tonya Woods, both of Owensboro; one son, Randy Ford of Owensboro; her father, Ish Dant of Owensboro; two sisters, Donna Simon of Utica and Renae Murphy of Owensboro; three brothers, Dan Dant of Robards and David Dant and Jr. Dant, both of Beech Grove; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Muster Funeral Homes Calhoun Chapel. Burial will be in Brushy Fork Cemetery in Daviess County.

The Revs. Brett Eblen and Lester McHatton will officiate.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. today and until service time Sunday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, 2229 A New Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303-1308.

Arthur R. Martyn
EVANSVILLE -- Arthur R. Martyn, 86, Evansville, died at 5:10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at his home here.

He was active in the Simpson United Methodist Church where he had been a member for 54 years. During his membership, he helped organize the Crusade for Christ Sunday School class, the first couples class at the church and taught a high school Sunday School class for several years. He had also served on several other committees.

He was a U.S. Army veteran having served as a sergeant in infantry from 1936-1941. He was retired from Kraft Foods Inc. where he worked in sales for 33 years.

He was a member of the Lessing Masonic Lodge No. 464, the Evansville Scottish Rite and the Hadi Shrine Temple.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Virginia M.; one daughter, Phyllis Ann Hunt of Henderson; two sons, Gregory C. Martyn of Evansville and Steven A. Martyn of Kuttawa, Ky.; two sisters, Jane Waliszek of Fullerton, Calif., and Elizabeth McIlree of Aurora, Colo.; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Alexander West Chapel in Evansville. The Rev. Joe L. Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Alexander Memorial Park Mausoleum in Evansville.

Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Alexander West Chapel where the Lessing Masonic Lodge No. 464 will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Shrine Hospital for Children or the Simpson United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund.

Doug Ball
LAFAYETTE, La. -- Doug Ball, 68, Lafayette, La., formerly of Providence, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, in Norristown, Pa.

He is survived by nieces and nephews, including Keith Lambert of Henderson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Melton Funeral Home in Providence. The Rev. C.W. Duncan will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Providence.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Thomas D. Scott
CLARKDALE, Ariz. -- Thomas D. Scott, 66, Clarkdale, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at Vencor Hospital in Phoenix. He had a long-term cardiac condition.

He attended Evansville College in Evansville, Ind., where he received a degree in music in 1954. He spent 13 years as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam.

He retired from the service with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He received a masters degree in health care administration from Barnes Medical School at Washington University in St. Louis.

He was the administrator of Masonic homes both in Shelbyville and Springfield, Ohio, and the administrator of Widows Home in Louisville.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline; one daughter, Shelley Kay Pinson of Roanoke, Texas; one son, Thomas D. Scott Jr. of Flower, Texas; a sister, Eloise McManus of Macclenny, Fla.; and three grandsons.

A funeral service was held Friday at Westcott Funeral Home in Cottonwood, Ariz. Burial was in National Memorial Cemetery in Cave Creek, Ariz.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Heart Association, 2929 S. 48th St., Tempe, AZ 85282.

Inos Cook

Inos Cook, 87, Henderson, formerly of Evansville, died at 11:35 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at Redbanks nursing home.

She was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Cook, who died in September of 1966.

Survivors include one daughter, LaNova R. Cook of Henderson; and one stepson, Maurice Cook of Evansville; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Revs. Ted Burke and David Latham will officiate. Entombment will be in Alexander Memorial Park in Evansville.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. until service time Thursday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Chapel Hill United Methodist Church or Henderson Regional Hospital Foundation.

Lorraine H. Thurman
Lorraine H. Thurman, 69, Henderson, died at 12:29 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was of the Catholic faith, and she loved to fish.

She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Andrews, who died in 1980.

Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Eugene D.; three daughters, Kathy Tapp of Uniontown, and Darlene Bennett and Becky Petty, both of Henderson; two sisters, Mary Mosely of Sturgis, and Anne O'Neil of Chicago; one brother, Frank Perr of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Bob Willett will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Henderson.

Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today, and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Jacqueline Easley
Jacqueline Easley, 62, Henderson, died at 3:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was a member of New Race Creek Baptist Church in Henderson, where she served on the Mother's Board. She was also a retired homemaker.

Survivors include five daughters, Deborah Walker, Paulette Smith, Annette Saunders, Twana Rose Easley and Margaret Smith, all of Henderson; four sisters, Mattie Gant, Ervinia Gant, Delores Gant and Pearline Gant, all of Henderson; 17 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Race Creek Baptist Church in Henderson. The Rev. Chester Hatchett will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery in Henderson.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. Wednesday at Mason Brothers Audubon Chapel in Henderson, where wake services will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.

Terry D. Crockett
MORGANFIELD -- Terry D. Crockett, 56, Morganfield, died at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at Baylor Medical Center in Forth Worth, Texas, of an apparent heart attack.

Survivors include two daughters, Tammie Mclean and Traci Potwet, both of Round Rock, Texas; one son, David Crockett of Round Rock; three sisters, Wilford Wathen of Nashville, Tenn., Gloria Mills of Corydon, and Stella Crockett of Providence; and five grandchildren.

Services are pending at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield.

Edna Phelps Herrin
CLAY -- Edna Phelps Herrin, 78, Providence, died at 10:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.

She operated Edna's Fabric Shop in Providence for more than 10 years, and she did custom sewing for many years. She was also a member of White Oak General Baptist Church for more than 57 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gammon, who died in 1989.

Survivors include three daughters, Jeannie Driver and Dorothy Hatler, both of Providence, and Martha Wheeler of Madisonville; two sons, Burley Herrin of Dieterick, Ill., and Emory Herrin of Morganfield; one sister, Nelda Phelps of Marion, Ky.; two brothers, Eugene Phelps of Marion, Ky., and Earl Phelps of Adamsville, Tenn; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at White Oak General Baptist Church. The Rev. Rick Oakley will officiate. Burial will be in Fraser-Blackwell Cemetery near Clay, Ky.

Friends may visit 4 to 8 p.m. today at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay, and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at White Oak General Baptist Church.

Bennett H. Delaney
HARTFORD -- Bennett H. Delaney, 95, Beaver Dam, formerly of Hartford, Ky., died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford, Ky.

He was a retired farmer and the oldest member of No Creek United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Eula Bartlett; two daughters, Faye Thienes of Hartford, and Jane Parker of Henderson; two sons, Bob Delaney of Beaver Dam, and Jerry Delaney of Hartford; one sister, Evelyn Tichenor of Hartford; one brother, the Rev. Hugh Delaney of Nicholasville, Ky.; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford. The Rev. Tony St. Clair will officiate. Burial will be in Carson Cemetery in Hartford.

Friends may visit from 9 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Carson Cemetery Fund, 835 North Madison Street, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.

Ralph E. Gadd
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Ralph E. Gadd, 79, Grand Junction, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at La Villa Grande nursing home in Grand Junction.

He was a farmer and a former teacher and football coach at Barret High School in Henderson.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Hinton; three sons, Charles Gadd of Afton, Okla., Thomas Gadd of Lewisburg, Pa., and William Gadd of Bermuda Dunes, Calif.; one sister, Virginia Pizzato of Turlock, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Grand Junction.

Callahan Edfast Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Birtie Cates Littrel

Birtie Cates Littrel, 91, Henderson, died at 4:03 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She attended Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church in Henderson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, M.H. "Jack" Littrel, who died in 1994.

Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Riley of Henderson; five sons, Morris Littrel Jr., David Littrel, James Littrel and Bobby Littrel, all of Henderson, and Larry Littrel of Atlanta; one sister, Viola Eblen of Henderson; 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Revs. Bill Pollack and Rudy Moser will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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

William Raymond Youngs
CLAY -- William Raymond Youngs, 63, Clay, died at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, due to cancer.

He attended Holy Cross Catholic Church in Providence. He was active in community service, which included work with Hospice and Alcoholics Anonymous. He was also employed at Lodestar Energy and had been a coal miner for more than 30 years. He was a U.S. Army military policeman who served in the United States and in Germany.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Lorie Youngs; three daughters, Caroline Wilson of Goodlettsville, Tenn., Patricia Brown of Cookeville, Tenn., and Jennifer Ohlmann of Lindenhurst, Ill.; one sister, Barbara Jean Cowan of Columbia, Tenn.; and six grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Providence. The Rev. Pike Powell and Brother Tim Symth will officiate. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Clay.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday at Vanover Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be held at 5:30 tonight.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice and Alcoholics Anonymous in care of First Baptist Church in Clay.

Bonnie A. Little
MARION, Ky. -- Bonnie A. Little, 57, Marion, died at 7:35 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Crittenden Hospital, due to heart failure.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis Ray Little Sr.; one daughter, Deanna L. Johnson of Henderson; two sons, David G. Little of Symsonia, Ky., and Dennis Ray Little Jr. of Marion; two sisters, Ruby White and Kathy Fark, both of Boonville, Ind.; three brothers, Richard Edward Evans of Lynnville, Ind., Dennis Wayne Evans of Boonville, and Timothy B. Evans of Chandler, Ind.; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. The Rev. Robert Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in Lola Cemetery in Salem, Ky.

Friends may visit from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Margaret Spencer Farmer
WINCHESTER, Va. -- Margaret Spencer Farmer, 85, Winchester, formerly of Henderson, died at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at Winchester Medical Center here.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Henderson. She was also a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington Descendants; Order of the Eastern Star in Versailles, Ind.; National Society Magna Charta Dames and Barons; and the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed "Slug" Farmer, who died in 1992.

Survivors include one daughter, Sally Jean Sullivan of Winchester; one son, Richard Spencer Arnold of West Hartford, Conn.; one stepdaughter, Dr. Julie Farmer of New York; one stepson, E. Lambert Farmer Jr. of Lexington; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fernwood Cemetery in Henderson. The Rev. Ric Holladay will officiate.

There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Benton-Glunt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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

Johnnie Grace Hester

Johnnie Grace Hester, 75, Smith Mills, died at 11:40 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Smith Mills.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Sterling Hilary Hester Sr., in 1988; and one daughter, Margaret Hester, in 1961.

Survivors include four daughters, Virginia Branson of Dixon, Shirley Hester Clark of Evansville, Martha Mitchell of Taylorsville, N.C., and Glenda Cantie of Hamburg, Germany; five sons, Richard Hester and James Hester, both of Smith Mills, J. Leland Hester of Henderson, Thomas Hester of Zion and Sterling Hester Jr. of Newburgh, Ind.; one brother, Leo Dale of Danville, Ark.; 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Revs. Dane Gray and Everett Hooper will officiate. Burial will be in Smith Mills Cemetery.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church or any charity.

James "Buddy" Campbell
CLAY -- James "Buddy" Campbell, 63, Clay, died at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Mount Vernon nursing home in Mount Vernon, Ind., due to a stroke.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Rodgers of Paducah, Jennifer Hall of Pikeville, Ky., and Rebecca McCallister of Boonville, Ind.; one son, Paul Douglas Campbell of Lewisburg, Tenn.; two sisters, Jean Meadows of Clay and Helen Harvey of Evansville; and eight grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Clay.

There will be no visitation.

Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Anna "Pete" Cosby

Mary Anna "Pete" Cosby, 70, Henderson, died at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at her home.

She was a member of Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church, where she was president of the Deaconess Board and served on the church board.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.C., who died in January 1979, and one son, Charles L. "Bubba" Cosby, who died June 21, 1999.

Survivors include two daughters, Hernanza Cosby of Henderson and Noizetta Calbert of Clarksville, Tenn.; one son, Postell Cosby of Henderson; one sister, Iola Edmonds of Henderson; one brother, Howard Burris Jr. of Vandalia, Mich.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church. The Revs. Erskine Wade and Lester Turner will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and until noon Wednesday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home.

Russell S. Thompson

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Russell S. Thompson, 86, Kissimmee, formerly of Henderson, died at 11:20 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Arbors at Kissimmee here.

He was a member of Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church in Henderson. He was a 32nd-degree Mason and was a 55-year member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Dortha Chamberlain; two daughters, Brenda Wooldridge of Kissimmee and Bonnie Goldsberry of Henderson; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson. The Rev. Bill Pollack will officiate. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery in Sebree.

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

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

Pallbearers will be Travis Goldsberry, Cassius Bentley Jr., Ben Hannah, Bob Goldsberry, Jim Molt and Kurtis Spainhoward. Grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Michael L. Adkins

Michael L. Adkins, 50, Henderson, died at 7:26 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Deaconess St. Joseph's Hospital in Huntingburg, Ind.

He worked at Henderson Municipal Power & Light.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Linda Chandler Adkins; one daughter, Jessica Adkins of Henderson; one son, Patrick Adkins of Henderson; one sister, Melissa A. Byrne of Henderson; two half-sisters, Sharon Haehnlien of Blufton, S.C., and Beverly Ainsworth of Plano, Texas; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Rev. John Conn will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call until service time today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Scott Miller, Ross Chandler, David Royster, Sonny Bristow, Frank Mathis, John Prough, Wayne Majors, Ronnie Chandler and Owen Chandler.

Lucille Dixon Brooks
Lucille Dixon Brooks, 85, Corydon, died at 7:14 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was one of the oldest members of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Corydon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Toney Fox Brooks; two daughters, Mary Ruth Willett and Martha Jean Brooks; and one son, Richard Lee Brooks.

Survivors include four daughters, Sarah Posey of Corydon, Rose Arnett and Susan Brooks, both of Henderson, and Stella Bonds of Evansville; four sons, Ernest Brooks Jr., Joe Brooks and Charles Brooks, all of Corydon, and Tony Brooks of Waverly; two sisters, Pauline Green and Elizabeth Carter, both of Corydon; three brothers, Jacob Dixon, Robert Dixon, and Hobart Dixon, all of Corydon; 33 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. The Revs. T.A. Hite and Prentice Carter will officiate. Burial will be in U.B.F. Cemetery in Corydon.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home.

Eugene "Gene" Powell
SEBREE -- Eugene "Gene" Powell, 85, of the Petersburg community near here, died at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Redbanks nursing home in Henderson.

He was retired from the state highway department.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lizzie A. Hailman Powell, who died in 1972, and one brother.

Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Ona Mae Holmes Powell; three daughters, Farris Phelps of Houston, Texas, Norma Powell of Henderson, and Ruth Cole of Sebree; three stepdaughters, Brenda Bishop, Donna Spurlin and Sharon Carter, all of Henderson; three stepsons, Larry Powell, Gary Powell and James Powell, all of Henderson; one sister, Gracie Powell of Sebree; one brother, Carvell Powell of Sebree; five grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Tompkins Funeral Homes Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree. The Revs. Thornton Stanley and Gaylon Cunningham will officiate. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole.

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

James W. Towery
PROVIDENCE -- James W. Towery, 82, Providence, died at 5:35 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at the Crittenden Convalescant Center in Marion.

A World War II veteran, he was a coal miner retired from Island Creek Coal Co. He also was a charter member of VFW Post 5484.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Laverne, who died in 1997.

Survivors include two daughters, Norma M. Hunt of Marion, and Debbie A. Teague of Providence; three sons, Melvin Towery and James R. "Joe" Towery, both of Henderson, and Sonny D. Towery of Providence; one sister, Bonnie Peavler of Henderson; one brother, Raymond Towery of Clay; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Towsend-Jones Funeral Home in Providence. The Rev. Robert Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery in Webster County.

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

Larry Pierre Duggins
ONTON -- Larry Pierre Duggins, 44, Onton, died at 1:07 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near Clay.

He was a truck driver for Tyson Foods in Robards.

Survivors include his wife, Burnette "Bernie" Logan Duggins; two daughters, Jessica Duggins and Amanda Duggins, both of Henderson; two stepsons, Douglas Asher of Sebree, and Ray Asher of Onton; three sisters, Ellen Frances Blake of Canton, Ohio, and Johnny Powell and Sheila Blair, both of Henderson; and two brothers, Jim Beavers of Woodhall, Ill., and Gerald Wilson of Henderson.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Onton Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at Tompkins Funeral Homes Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree.

Eula Coffman Lee
MADISONVILLE -- Eula Coffman Lee, 90, Madisonville, died at 3:35 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Senior Citizens Nursing Home here.

She was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church in Madisonville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Lee.

Survivors include two daughters, Helen Knox and Mavoureen Lee, both of Madisonville; one son, Harold Lee of Monroe, Mich.; two sisters, Sybil Todd of Henderson and Barbara Matney of Toledo, Ohio; one brother, Clifford Laffoon of Madisonville; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services were Monday at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington. The Revs. Joe Colburn and Doug Anderson officiated. Burial was in New Suthards Cemetery in Suthards, Ky.

Alta M. Lemke
FREEBURG, ILL. -- Alta M. Lemke, 78, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at her residence here.

She was a retired nurse from Calvin Johnson Care Center in Belleville, Ill., where she worked for 38 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Lemke.

Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Staat of Princeton, Ind., and Pam Whaley of Freeburg; one son, Richard Lemke of Ottumwa, Iowa; three sisters, Zelma Pearce and Dorothy King, both of Henderson, and Vivian Neal of Rockport, Ind.; two brothers, Ernest King and Houston King, both of Evansville; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home in Belleville. The Rev. Dennis Morgan will officiate. Burial will be in Alhambra, Ill.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Calvin Johnson Care Center.

Byrl F. Faught

Byrl F. Faught, 74, Henderson, died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.

He was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, the Elks Lodge, and the Henderson City Lions Club. He was in the insurance business for 46 years and founded Faught Insurance Agency in Henderson in 1966. He was also a member of the National Association of Life Underwriters for 44 years and was a chartered life underwriter and chartered financial consultant.

Faught was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and a prisoner of war. He was also a U.S. Army Korean War veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Bonnie D.; three daughters, Susan L. Edwards and Barbara A. Jones, both of Henderson, and Janet M. Faught of Seattle, Wash.; two sons, John B. Faught of Henderson and Joe W. Faught of Havelock, N.C.; one brother, Ralph Faught of Robinson, Ill.; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Rev. Ted Burke will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Parkinson Foundation, Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, the Henderson City Lions Club, or any charity.


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