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Sarah Lynn Creighton
Mrs. Sarah Lynn Creighton, age 40, of Flat Lick, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 28, 2001 in Brooks, Kentucky. She was a daughter of Earlene Napier Mackey and the late John R. Mackey born on November 1, 1960 in Lynch, Kentucky.
Mrs. Creighton was a homemaker and a member of the Lynch United Methodist Church. On December 5, 1999, she united in marriage with Cloyd Creighton in Knox County. In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by one brother, Jesse D. Mackey; one sister, Deirda J. Powell; and one niece.
Survivors include her husband, Cloyd Creighton of Flat Lick; her mother, Earlene Mackey of Lynch; one son, Brandon Creighton of Flat Lick; two sisters, Dotty Aueressess of Salt Lake City, Utah and Nora Hatfield of New Tazewell, Tennessee; four brothers, Larry Mackey of Allen Park, Michigan, John Mackey and Jim Mackey both of Lynch and William Mackey of Houston, Texas; one niece, Jesse Powell and one nephew, John Mackey both of Lynch; among other loved ones and dear friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted at the Heidrick Holiness Church Sunday, April 1 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Tommy Frazier and the Rev. Wayne Creighton officiating. Mrs. Creighton was laid to rest in the Creighton and Mackey Cemetery.
Arrangements was under the direction of Knox Funeral Home.

Maggie Booth
Mrs. Maggie Booth, age 88, of Barbourville was born on November 3, 1912 in Knox County and departed this life in the Knox County Hospital on Friday, March 30, 2001. She was the daughter of the late William "Bill" Hembree and the late Sara (Gibson) Hembree. In 1934 she united in marriage with Jess Goley and to this union one daughter was born. Her husband Jess preceded her in death. Later in life, she united in marriage with Edward Booth, who also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Booth was a homemaker and a member of the Trosper Mountain Assembly Church of God. In addition to her parents and husbands, she is preceded in death by one sister, Mary Williams, and four brothers, Fred Hembree, Andrew Hembree, and Lonzo Hembree.
Survivors include one daughter, Delora Alice Graves of Barbourville; one sister, Delores King of Williamstown; three grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; one great-great-great grandchild; among many other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Booth were conducted on Sunday, April 1, 2001 at 1 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel where Bishop John Goley and Bishop Roger Hatfield officiated. Mrs. Booth was laid to rest in the Coon Branch Cemetery at Trosper with Hampton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Winston A. Simmons
Winston A. Simmons (W. A), age 75, of Boone Height passed away on March 26, 2001. Mr. Simmons was a retired foreman for CSX in Corbin.
Mr. Simmons joined the church at the age of 12. He was a faithful worker until his time of illness. Mr. Simmons was chairman of the Deacon board, superintendant of sunday school, president trustee of the London District Baptist Association, secretary of Ministers and Deacons of the London District. Mr. Simmons is preceded in death by brothers, Albert, Kenneth, Gorman and Howard Gregory; Chalmus Jones, Alex Jones, and Alfonso Simmons; sisters, Jane Williams, Margerite Smith and Ann Fancher.
Mr. Simmons is survived by his wife, Madeline of 55 years; his children, Rev. T. A. Simmons and wife Mary of Middlesboro, Mr. Kevin Simmons and wife Linda of Barbourville, Mrs. Winstine Mays and husband George of Barbourville, Mrs. Jacqueline Pryor and husband John of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Nancy Qualls of Barbourville; two sisters, Mrs. Luverda Boose of Barbourville and Mrs. Lela D. Potter of Cleveland; two brothers, Amos Gregory and wife Barbara of Weirton, West Virginia and Warren Gregory and wife Molly of Worthington, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; along with many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services for Mr. Winston A. Simmons were conducted at the Saint Paul Baptist Church in Barbourville on Thursday, March 29, 2001 at 11 a.m. where the Rev. H. B. Harris, the Rev. Charles Tinsley and the Rev. John Clark officiated. Mr. Simmons was laid to rest in the Rosenwald Cemetery.
Arrangements were made by Hopper Funeral Home.

Nettie Alice Smith
Mrs. Nettie Alice Smith, age 80, of Cannon was born on June 30, 1920 in Knox County and departed this life on Friday, March 30, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She was the widow of the late Dave Smith and the daughter of the late R. D. Payne and the late Abbie Gail Payne. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and was a member of the Horn Branch Baptist Church. In addition to her husband and parents she is preceded in death by one infant sister, Lee Ann Payne, and one grandchild.
Survivors include two daughters, Gladys Smith and husband Abe of Cannon, and Sally Lynwarf and husband Sonny of Lee County, Virginia; two sons, Denver Smith and wife Anna Mae of Barbourville, and R. D. Smith and wife Geneva of Woolum; ten grandchildren; twenty four great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Mrs. Smith also leaves behind a host of many other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mrs. Nettie Alice Smith were conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, April 1, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. where the Rev. Lonnie Collett, the Rev. Marvin Jones and the Rev. Dewayne Smith officiated. Mrs. Smith was laid to rest in the Bingham Cemetery at Cannon.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Esther Townsley Ms. Esther Townsley, age 77, of Roadfork, passed away Sunday morning, April 1, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Lewis and Nancy Mills Townsley born on February 22, 1924 in Knox County.
Ms. Townsley was a retired employee from American Greetings. She believed in the Holiness faith. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one sister, Lena Smith and four brothers, Jim, John, Boyd and Townsley.
Survivors include her son, Kenneth Townsley and wife, Sally, of Roadfork; two sisters, Mary Smith and husband, Leonard, of Flat Lick and Alice Yaeger of Independence; one brother, Martin Townsley of Bimble; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; among many other loved ones and dear friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Tuesday, April 3 at 2 p.m. where the Rev. B. R. Smith and the Rev. Charles Bright officiated. Ms. Townsley was laid to rest in the Henry Mills Cemetery.
Arrangements was under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

Clara Mae Branstutter
Mrs. Clara Mae Branstutter, age 88, of Barbourville, the widow of Bill Branstutter, passed away Monday morning, April 2, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later.
Arrangements are under the direction of Knox Funeral Home.

Kathleen "Kat" Collett
Mrs. Kathleen "Kat" Collett, age 76, of Corbin, formerly of Artemus, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2001 in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. She was a daughter of the late Joe Tom and Dona Cannon Smith, born on March 27, 1924 in Corbin.
Mrs. Collett was a former store manager with Zayers. She was a member of the Artemus Christian Church, Hoffner Chapter #286 Order of the Eastern Star in Cincinnati, a Kentucky Colonel and volunteered with the Special Olympics.
On July 7, 1950, she united in marriage with U. S. Collett in Artemus and to this union three children were born.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, U. S. Collett; one brother, Jack Smith; one sister, June Sowders; and one granddaughter, Dawn Kathleen. Survivors include three children, Donna Owens-Raines and husband Roger of Corbin, Ingram Jack Collett and wife Paula of Jacksonville, and Timothy Craig Collett of Somerset; one sister-in-law; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; among many other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Friday, March 30 at 2 p.m. where Bro. Barnett and the Rev. Earl Tye officiated.
Arrangements was under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

Vera Mae Owens King
Vera Mae Owens King, a long time resident of Middlesboro, was born on January 11, 1936 at Trosper to the late Jim Henry Owens and Mary Sudie Goley Owens. Mrs. King passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2001 in the Middlesboro Community Hospital. She was a member of the Hensley Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. King is preceded in death by her husband, John Richard King; four children, Larry King, Thelma king, Charles King, and Patricia King; a grandson; and one brother, Herbert Owens.
Mrs. King is survived by her children, Donald King, Douglas King, Mary King Marlow, Delbert King, Hazel King, Kathy King Carmack and Beatcher King all of Middlesboro; daughters-in-law; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brothers, Frank Owens, Brad Owens and Cecil Owens all of Barbourville, J. R. Owens and Eugene Owens both of Windham, Ohio, Harvey Owens of Knoxville, Richard Owens of Middlesboro, Bob Owens, Tony Owens and James Owens all of Barbourville; several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services for Vera Mae Owens King were conducted at the Hensley Chapel Baptist Church in Bell County, Friday, March 30, 2001 at 2 p.m. where Pastor Murphy Buell and Robert Barnett officiated. Mrs. Owens was laid to rest in the Birch-Alford Cemetery in Barbourville. Shumate Funeral Home in Middlesboro was in charge of the arrangements.
This is a courtesy announcement of the Hopper Funeral Home.

Lester B. Mahan
Mr. Lester B. Mahan, age 70, of Hilsboro, formerly of Dayton, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2001. Mr. Mahan was born in Barbourville on January 26, 1931, and was a retired General Motors employee after 42 years of service. Mr. Mahan was also an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and a member of V. F. W. (Hilsboro).
Mr. Mahan is preceded in death by his wife, Anna Ellen Mahan; one grandson; two sisters; and one brother.
Mr. Mahan is survived by four sons, Leslie Eugene and Angela D., Paul David and Karen K., Timothy Joseph and Robert Jay; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one sister, Dolly Quinn; three brothers, Donald, Pascal Lee, and Acel J. Mahan; numerous neices, nephews, and other relatives and a host of friends to mourn his passing.
Graveside service for Mr. Mahan were conducted on Wednesday, March 28, 2001 at 10 a.m. at Holp Cemetery in New Lebanon where the Rev. Janie Shoemaker officiated.

Jackie Ray Broughton
Jackie Ray Broughton, age 45, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2001 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pauline Mills Broughton and Homer Broughton. Survivors include one sister, Kimberly Broughton; maternal grandmother; loving aunts and uncles; and many loving cousins.
Funeral services were held at the Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Cincinnati on Thursday, March 29, 2001 at 11 a.m. Mr. Broughton was laid to rest in the Crown Hill Memorial Park in Cincinnati.

Jack H. Ballard
Mr. Jack H. Ballard, age 79, of Barbourville, passed away Friday afternoon, May 11, 2001, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center on Leestown Road in Lexington. He was a sone of the late Ray B. and Malinda Lawson Ballard born on July 25, 1921 in Knox County.
Mr. Ballard was a retired lieutenant colonel from the Kentucky Army National Guard and was a member of the Barbourville First Baptist Church . He was a World War II Army veteran and an avid golfer. On September 15, 1946, he united in marriage with Mary Lee Dixon in Barbourville and to this union two children were born.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Ray B. Ballard Jr., Jerry Hopper Ballard and Norman Paul Ballard; and two sisters, Ruth Ballard Faulkner and Jane Ballard Mitchell.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Lee Ballard of Barbourville; two children, Jack H. Ballard II and Marsha Beth Ballard both of Lexington; one brother, John Marshall Ballard and wife, Faye, of Barbourville; among other loved ones and dear friends who mourn his passing. Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Monday, May 14 at 2 p.m. where the Rev. Bob Lowery officiated. Mr. Ballard was laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery with full military honors.
Bearers were members of the First Brigade Pallbearers-Firing Squad from Fort Campbell. Honorary bearers were Donnie Martin, Ray Canady, Larry Hammons, Jim Williams, John Paul Jones, Leon Disney, Homer Vanover, Don Lawson, Sidney K. Back, John Hauser, Ed Boyd, David Ballard, William L. Lusk, E. V. Bargo Jr. and W. W. Elam Jr.
Expressions of sympathy may go to Alzheimer's research in loving memory of Mr. Ballard.
Arrangements were under the direction of Knox Funeral Home.

Cammie Elliott
Mr. Cammie Elliott, age 72, of Pineville, passed away Monday, May 14, 2001 at his home. He was a son of the late Elize and Amanda Hoskins Elliott born on December 22, 1928 at Stoney Fork. Mr. Elliott was a member and deacon at the Apple Grove Baptist Church and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.
On December 26, 1952, he united in marriage with Mary Helen LeFevers and to this union three children were born.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Cledith Elliott Hoskins and Lillian Elliott Brock and two brothers, Edgar Elliott and John Elliott. Survivors include his wife, Mary Helen Elliott of Pineville; one son, Cammie Michael Elliott and wife, Patsy, of Russell Springs; two daughters, Mary Elliott West and husband, Larry, and Gale Elliott Cain all of Barbourville; one brother, Paul Elliott and wife, Bonnie, of Pineville; four granddaughters, Brigette Elliott and Brooke Cox and husband, Jeff, all of Barbourville; Miranda Elliott of Russell Springs and Kara Elliott of Louisville; one grandson, Brandon West of Barbourville; among other loved ones and dear friends who mourn his passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Creech Funeral Home Tuesday, May 15 at 2 p.m. where the Rev. Hurla Phillips, the Rev. John Partin and the Rev. Denvil Taylor officiated. Mr. Elliott was laid to rest in the Elliott Cemetery at Stoney Fork.
Casket bearers were Jimmy C. Elliott, Jamie Elliott, Timmy Elliott, Paul Elliott, Jeff Cox and Brandon West. Honorary bearers were Ray Hammons, Dennis Hammons, Ellis Hammons, Ellis Carnes, Rondle Warfield and Genny Hobbs.
This is a courtesy announcement from Knox Funeral Home.

Mrs. Marie Carr Zimmerman
Mrs. Marie Carr Zimmerman, age 90, of Eustis, Florida and formerly of Knox County. died April 18, 2001 in Eustis. She was the daughter of the late James Hawker Brown and Amanda Miller Brown, born to them on December 1, 1910 in Knox County. Mrs. Zimmerman was a member of the Trosper Church of Christ in Trosper, Kentucky.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, James Carr; her second husband, G. Fred Zimmerman; one sister, Eva Lawson; two brothers, Lee and Bill Brown.
She is survived by her three sons, Dorsel Carr of Greenboro, North Carolina, Jack Carr of Tampa, Florida, and J. B. Carr of Eustis; several grandchildren; two brothers, Alfred Brown of Akron, Ohio and Jess Brown of King, Wisconsin.
Graveside services were held at the Powers Cemetery at Trosper on Saturday, May 19, 2001 at 10 a.m. where Bro. Ralph Sheaffer officiated.
Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Walter "Walt" Mills
Mr. Walter "Walt" Mills, age 77, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Knox County, passed away Friday, May 18, 2001 in the Hospice of Dayton after a lengthy illness. He was a son of the late Ned and Nettie Hubbard Mills born on March 8, 1924 in Knox County.
Mr. Mills was an active church member of the Bethany Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, sunday school director and Treasurer for more than 30 years. He served this country in the United States Navy during World War II.
Mr. Mills is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Juanita Lawson Mills of Dayton; one son, Walter C. and wife Sina Mills of Carmel, Indiana; one daughter, Annette and husband Robert Schuder of Washington Township, Ohio; one sister, Dorothy Newman of Himyar; three brothers, Lester Mills of Himyar, Lee Mills of Harlan and Bill Mills of Dayton; three grandchildren; one great grandchild; among other loved ones and dear friends who mourn his passing.
Graveside services were conducted in the Barbourville Cemetery Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m. where the Rev. John Partin officiated.
Arrangements was under the direction of Knox Funeral Home.

Edward E. Bray
Mr. Edward E. Bray, age 78, of Kay Jay, departed this life on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at his home. He was the son of the late Dewey and Estis (Hatmaker) Bray born to them on July 10, 1922 in Knox County. Mr. Bray was a veteran of the United States Army. On September 18, 1942 he united in marriage with Gertrude Browning and to this union five children were born. He believed in the Baptist Faith.
Mr. Bray is preceded in death by his parents Dewey and Estis Bray, one daughter, Olivia Powers and one brother, James Dewey "Dick" Bray.
Mr. Bray is survived by his wife, Gertrude Bray of Kay Jay; two daughters, Ella Sue Mullis and husband A. J. of Powers Branch, and Joyce Ann Bray of Stanton; two sons, Edward Estil Bray and wife Delores and Jerry W. Bray all of Kay Jay; along with many loved ones and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Mr. Edward Bray were conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, May 19, 2001, at 2:30 p.m. where the Rev. Arnold Petrey and the Rev. B. F. Jackson officiated.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Dora Pennington
Mrs. Dora Pennington, age 66, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Knox County, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Margaret (Messer) Smith born to them on December 2, 1934.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Lloyd and Margaret Smith, and one sister, Freda Hensley. Mrs. Pennington is survived by one daughter, Sherry Pennington of Orlando; one son, Ron Pennington and wife Pamela Kay of Germantown, Ohio, Jewell Smith of Arizona and Patsy Rockwell and husband Dave of Caprol, Illinois; six brothers, Lloyd Smith, Jr. and wife Dianne, Ed Smith and wife Pat, Lester Smith and wife Donna, John Smith and wife Katherine and Ray Smith all of Harvard, Illinois, Bill Smith and wife Geraldine of Barbourville; five grandchildren; along with a host of other family members and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mrs. Dora Pennington were conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, May 19, 2001 at noon where the Rev. Denvil Taylor officiated.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Dexter Bright
Mr. Dexter Bright, age 69, of Bellevue, Kentucky was born in Knox County on September 4, 1931 to the late Wiley Bright and Carrie Mills Bright. Mr. Bright died in the Drake Center in Cincinnati on Friday, May 18, 2001.
On June 15, 1953, he united in marriage to Geleamon Mills.
He was preceded in death by a grandson and three brothers, Robert, Harold, and J. W. Bright. Mr. Bright is survived by his wife, Geleamon Mills Bright of Bellevue; one son, Dennis Ray Bright and dear friends of Cold Springs; one granddaughter; one sister, Minnie Lawson and husband Harold of Hamilton; two brothers, Russell Bright and wife Louise of Hinkle and Arthur Bright and wife Wilma Jean of Barbourville; along with many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services for Mr. Dexter Bright were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, May 21, 2001 at 11 a.m. where the Rev. Herman Mills and the Rev. Vernon Morris officiated. Mr. Bright was laid to rest in the Lynn Camp Cemetery.
Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

James Edward "Whitey" King
Mr. James Edward "Whitey" King, age 53, of Flat Lick, died Tuesday, May 15, 2001 in the U. T. Medical Center in Knoxville. He was the son of the late Otto and Mable Williams King, born to them on August 20, 1947 in Pineville, Kentucky. Whitey was a former United States veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Edna Ruth Moore and Virgie Brafford; one brother-in-law.
Mr. King united in marriage to Suzanne Neubauers and to this union two children were born. Then he united in marriage to Rachel Gambrel and to this union a son was born.
Mr. King is survived by two sons, Kelly Ray King and wife Pamela of Boone Height and Jacob Nathaniel King of Pensacola, Florida; one daughter, Karla Louise Miller of Flat Lick; three grandchildren; one brother, Tom King and wife Dorothy of West Virginia; eight sisters, Sherry Mills of Corbin, Erma Chavies and husband Rick of Corbin, Mossie Mills of Flat Lick; Geneva Robinson of Middlesboro, Margaret Keene and Elsie Pauley both of Russell Springs, Emma Noble and husband Ellis of Corbin and Christine David of Flat Lick; one brother-in-law; host of nieces and nephews; former spouses, Suzanne Neubauers of Carrollton, Kentucky and Rachel Gambrel of Pensacola, Florida; many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Mr. James Edward "Whitey" King were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, May 18, 2001 at 2 p.m. where Arthur Miller Jr. officiated. Mr. King was laid to rest in the Paula Ann Cemetery at Flat Lick.
Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Elizabeth Lawson Scalf
Mrs. Elizabeth Lawson Scalf, age 81, of California Hollow, Barbourville, died Sunday, May 21, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Perry and Molly Sasser Gilbert Lawson, born to them on June 14, 1919. Mrs. Scalf was a member of the Heidrick Holiness Church. On November 15, 1935, she united in marriage to Estill Herman Scalf and to this union a son was born.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Charlie Lawson, a half brother, Joe Gilbert and a great grandson.
Mrs. Scalf is survived by her husband of over 65 years, Estill Herman Scalf of California Hollow; one son, Claude L. Scalf and wife Opel of Gray; four grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Lawson Scalf will be conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 24, 2001 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Garrett Garland and the Rev. Tommy Frazier officiating. Mrs. Scalf will be laid to rest in the Scalf Cemetery in California Hollow.
Hopper Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

Robert C. Bays Sr.
Mr. Robert C. Bays Sr., age 76, of Trosper departed this life on Sunday, May 20, 2001, in the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was the son of the late Joel Bays and the late Laura (Goley) Bays, born to them on July 30, 1924 in Knox County.
On October 28, 1946 he united in marriage with Irene Overton and to this union seven children were born.
Mr. Bays was a veteran of the United States Army and served during WWII. Mr. Bays was a member of the Trosper Church of God.
Preceding him in death are his parents, Joel and Laura Bays; one daughter, Brenda Faye Bays; three sisters, Nola Sturdivant, Launa Golden and Lucille Langley; three brothers, Elmer Bays, Hardin Bays and John Bays.
Mr. Bays is survived by his wife, Irene Bays of Trosper; four daughters, Geraldine Hamilton and husband Vernon, Barbara Hembree and husband Starlin all of Trosper, Betty Philpot and husband Vernon of Barbourville, and Wanda Messer and husband Earl of Greenroad; two sons, Robert Bays Jr. of Trosper and Charlie Bays and wife Denise of Artemus; two brothers, Jim Bays and wife Alice of Covington and Tom Bays and wife Pauline of Independence; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and one step grandson.
Funeral services for Mr. Robert C. Bays Sr. will be conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 24, 2001 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ray Napier, the Rev. B. F. Jackson and the Rev. Phillip Wynn officiating. Mr. Bays will be laid to rest in the Coon Branch Cemetery at Trosper.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

James Arthur Ridley
Mr. James Arthur Ridley, age 75, of Barbourville passed away Friday, May 18, 2001, at the V. A. Medical Center in Lexington. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, on May 23, 1925 to John and Gladys (Hunt) Ridley. Mr. Ridley was a veteran of the United States Marines.
Mr. Ridley is preceded in death by his parents John and Gladys Ridley; one son, James Craig; two brothers, Jack Ridley and George Ridley.
Mr. Ridley is survived by three special friends; two sisters, Phyllis Hoas and husband Harold of Owasso, Michigan, and Elizabeth Walsh of Livonia, Michigan; one special niece; and two special sitters who were with him during his illness, along with a host of other relatives and friends who mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Mr. James Arthur Ridley were conducted on Sunday, May 20, 2001 at 4 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel where the Rev. Mahew Church officiated. Mr. Ridley was laid to rest in the Attica Township Cemetery in Imlay, Michigan.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Gladys Mills Grubb
Gladys Mills Grubb, age 78, of Corbin, Kentucky and formerly of Gausdale, was born on January 7, 1923 at Bright Shade, Kentucky to the late Frank Mills and Mary Belle Wagers Mills. Mrs Grubb died Sunday, July 29, 2001 in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Corbin. Mrs Grubb was a loving mother and homemaker. She united in marriage to Marvin Grubb. Her husband, Marvin preceded her in death in the Year of 1968. She was also preceded in death by three sisters: Helen Frederick, Myrtle Jervis, and Mae Hibbard and three brothers; Ellis Frederick, Homer Frederick and Stanley Frederick.
Mrs Grubb is survived by her daughter, Sandra Evans and beloved son-in-law, Ronnie of Corbin; her dear grandson, Eric Evans of Corbin; her sister, Alleen Bottom and husband, Cecil of Louisville, Kentucky; a special friend and helper, Laura King of Williamsburg, Kentucky; and a host of beloved nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors.
Funeral services for Gladys Mills Grubb were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Byron Black officiating. Interment was in the Wagers Cemetery at Bright Shade, Kentucky. Pallbearers will be family members. Honorary pallbearers will be all of Mrs. Grubb's loving neighbors and Dr. Karl Heinss. The Grubb Family have requested that memorials be made to the 17th Street First Christian Church in Corbin in loving memory of Gladys Mills Grubb.
Arrangement were by Hopper Funeral Home in Barbourville.

Mrs. Margaret Bays Foley
Mrs. Margaret Bays Foley, age 79, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., formerly of Barbourville, passed away Wednesday morning, July 25, 2001, in the Baptist Health Care Center in Lenoir City, Tenn. She was a daughter of the late Earl and Bessie Mays Bays born on December 21, 1921, in Bell County. Mrs. Foley was a homemaker. She was a member of the Roadside Baptist Church and the Eastern Star. On September 7, 1940, she united in marriage with William James Foley in Barbourville and to this union three children were born. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Bays and two brothers, James and Charles Bays.
Survivors include her husband, James Foley of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; three children, Ray Foley and wife, Jewell, of Lenoir City, Tenn., Richard Foley and wife, Janice, of Williamsburg and Jim Foley and wife, Sunny, of Lexington; one brother, Manford Bays of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, Ray Foley Jr., Cathy Foley, Christa Foley Eggleston, Cara Foley, Megan Foley, Chantay Foley Lamm, Kevin Foley and Andrew Foley; four great-grandchildren, Hallee, Hunter and Peyton Lamm and Adam Fassett; among othcr loved ones and dear friends who mourn her passing. Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Saturday, July 28 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. C. M. Dupier Jr. officiating. Mrs. Foley was laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Ray Foley Jr., Roger Eggleston, Jeff Lamm, Noel Davidson, Kevin Foley and William Keck. Honorary bearers will be J. W. Norvell, Milbern Croley, Harry Lee Croley, Jay Roger Keck, Patricia Williams, Margaret Mooney and Mr. and Mrs. John Reed. Expressions of sympathy may go to the American Cancer Society in loving memory of Mrs. Foley.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

Estil Henderson, Sr.
Mr. Estil Henderson, Sr., age 56, of Jonestown, departed this life Sunday, July 29, 2001 at his home. He was born in Knox County on August 28, 1944 to the late Elmer and Mary Emily (Jones) Henderson. Mr. Henderson was a factory worker where he was a machinist. He believed in the Baptist faith.
Preceding him in death are his parents, Elmer and Emily Henderson; one son, Estil Henderson, Jr.; one sister, Berda Jean Henderson; and one brother, Thomas Henderson.
He is survived by four daughters, Teresa Infanti and husband Fidell of Maryland, Tina Boggs and husband Randy of Knoxville, Tenn., Sherri Woodard and husband Terry, also of Knoxville, Tenn, and Jamie Sue Henderson of Pikeville, Ky.; three sisters, Joann Jackson of Fourmile, Loretta Holbrook and husband Cordell of Clinton, Tenn., and Dorothy Alford and husband Jess of Mayfield, Ky.; five brothers, Elmer Henderson and wife Peggy of Ingram, Ky., Jessie (Bo) Henderson and wife Patsy of Siler, Ky., William Henderson and wife Carmen of Austin, Texas, Harold Henderson and wife Kay of Kipton, Ohio, and Charles Larry Henderson and wife Dana of Kay Jay, Ky., and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Henderson also leaves a host of many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Mr. Estil Henderson, Sr. were conducted on Wednesday, August 1, 2001 at 2 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Arnold Petrey officiating. Burial was in the Jonestown Cemetery at Kay Jay.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary M. Amis Valentine
Mrs. Mary M. Amis Valentine, age 87, of Cincinnati, Ohio and formerly of Flat Lick, was born at Flat Lick, Kentucky on July 2, 1914 to the late Robert Smith and Clara Hibbard Amis. Mrs. Valentine died Thursday, July 26, 2001 in the Middletown Regional Hospital in Middletown, Ky. She was a member of the Concord Baptist Church at Flat Lick. On October 31, 1937, she united in marriage with John R. Valentine. Mr. Valentine preceded her in death on December 16, 1997. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Betty McKenney; a grandson, Mitchell Sams; two sisters, Thelma and Agnes; and three brothers, Robert, James and Albert.
She is survived by her daughters, Roberta Sams and husband Hershell of Fort Myers, Fla., Virginia Holl and husband Gerald of Wilmington, Ohio, and Charlene Goins and husband Alex of Cincinnati, Ohio; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her sisters, Barbara Woolum and husband John of Corbin, and Louise McCowan and husband Bill of Milford, Ohio; her brothers, Charles Amis and wife Mary Ruth of Barbourville, and William Amis and wife Victoria of Pleasanton, Calif. She also leaves many dear nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mary M. Amis Valentine were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, July 28, 2001 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Larry Sowders officiating. Interment was in the Amis Cemetery on Possum Hollow at Flat Lick, Kentucky.
Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Lloyd "Hammer" Crawford
Mr Lloyd "Hammer" Crawford, age 59 of Sharp Gap, Ky., passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2001 in the Central Baptist Church Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He was born on October 19, 1941 in Knox County, Ky. to Charles Crawford and Edna (Gray) Crawford.
Preceding him in death are his parents Charles and Edna Crawford; one son Marshall Crawford and one sister Rose Henson.
Survivors include, one daughter, Mattie Ann of Williamsburg, Ky.; four sons, Steven Crawford and wife Sherry of Williamsburg, Ky., Charles Crawford and wife Jody of Corbin, Ky., Lloyd Ray of Corbin, Ky. and Bobby Joe of Williamsburg, Ky.; three sisters Nellie Collins of Gray, Ethel Rose of Barbourville, and Susan Fredrick of Barbourville. Seven grandchildren and a host of many other relatives and friends are left to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Mr. Lloyd Crawford were conducted on Saturday, July 2, 2001 at 2 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jackie Dean Broughton and Alvin Dunn officiating. Burial was in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Ethel Broughton Smith
Mrs. Ethel Broughton Smith, age 83, 100 Richmond St. Barbourville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late John Henry and Ellen Doan Broughton was born in Knox County, Kentucky on January 6, 1918 and departed this life at her home on Tuesday, July 24, 2001. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker. She was united in marriage to Mr. Lester Smith and to this union ten children was born. Her husband preceded her in death.
Survivors include seven daughters, Ms. Corine Smith, Fourmile, KY, Ms. Pauline Gray, Indianapolis, Ind., Ms, Geraldine Tinsley, Cincinnati, OH, Mrs. Mae Wright and husband, John, Corbin, Ky., Ms. Josephine Smith, Bimble, Ky., Mrs. Wilma Fugon and husband, Andrew, Artemus, Ky. and Mrs. Ivelene Epperson and husband, Jack, Dewitt, Ky.; three sons, Mr. J. W. Smith and wife Cathy, Indianapolis, Ind.; Mr. Kenneth Smith, Flat Lick, Ky. and Mr. Jimmy Smith and wife, Kathy, Barbourville; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Bays, Artemus, Ky., Ms. Hazel Sowders, Artemus, Ky. and Ms. Myrtle McVey, Greenroad, Ky.; two brothers, Mr. Charlie Broughton, Artemus, Ky. and Mr. John Will Broughton, Artemus; 26 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. Mrs. Smith also leaves a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral Services were conducted in the Chapel of the Hampton Funeral Home Friday July 27, 2001 at 1 p.m, with Rev. Gene Hubbs officiating. Interment was in the Huston Broughton Cemetery on Road Fork.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Christine Scalf Sprinkles
Mrs. Christine Scalf Sprinkles, age 76, of the Boone Height community, was born at Heidrick, Kentucky on March 10, 1925 to the late Jim Scalf and Nan Mills Scalf. Mrs. Sprinkles died at her residence Monday, July 23, 2001. She was a member of the Heidrick Holiness Church for over 60 years. Mrs. Sprinkles was also a member of the Knox County Gideon Auxiliary. She was a former cook for the Knox County KCEOC. On May 22, 1944, she united in marriage to Williard Sprinkles and to this union a son, Randy, and a daughter, Kathy, were born. Mrs. Sprinkles was preceded in death by two sisters, Elon Tuggle and Ellen Scalf; a brother, Cecil Scalf; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Scalf and brothers-in-law, Lewis Hudson and Mitchell Keene.
Surviving Mrs. Sprinkles are her husband of 57 years, Willard H. Sprinkles of the Boone Height community; her children, Kathy S. Mills and husband Elbert and Randy L. Sprinkles and wife, Jody, all of the Boone Height community; her grandchildren; her sisters, Hazel Hudson and Margie Keene, both of Heidrick; her brothers, Estill Scalf and Gary Wayne Scalf and wife Mary Joe, all of Bailey Switch; a sister-in-law, Rebecca Scalf of the Smokey community and several dear nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Christine Scalf Sprinkles were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, July 26, 2001 at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Tommy Frazier, the Rev. Marvin Roark and the Rev. Herbie Hoskins officiating. Interment was in the Tuggle Cemetery at Heidrick. In her honor, contributions may be made to the Heidrick Holiness Church, Tri-County Hospice or to the Gideons.
All arrangements were by Hopper Funeral Home.

Mrs. Maudie Johnson Smith
Mrs. Maudie Johnson Smith, age 79, of Flat Lick, Ky. passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital in Barbourville, KY. She was born on April 15, 1922 In Bell County, Ky. to Walter Miller and Bertha (Smith) Miller. She was a member of the Old Flat Lick Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death are her parents Walter and Bertha Miller, one son, Jimmy Johnson; two sisters, Ludene Holland and Clotene Valentine and four brothers, Arthur Miller, Paul Miller, Fred Miller and Kenneth Miller.
Survivors include three daughters, Adean Cole and husband Freddie of Dewitt, Ky., Arthena Mills and husband Arthur of Flat Lick, Ky., Claudette Dean Warnock and husband Rudy of Flat Lick, Ky.; four sons, Leon Johnson and wife Tammy of Cannon, Ky., Chuck Johnson and wife Leiha, also of Cannon, Ky., Randy Smith of Pineville, Ky., Stanley Smith and wife Loretta of Pineville, Ky.; two sisters, Ella Patterson of Flat Lick, Ky. and Flora Holland of Pineville, Ky.; one brother Rev. Everett Miller of Flat Lick, Ky.; four grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and a host of many other relatlves and friends are left to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mrs. Maudie Johnson Smith were conducted on Thursday, July 26, 2001 at 12 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. W. B. Bingham officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Flat Lick, Ky.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Jordan Broughton
Mrs. Minnie Jordan Broughton, age 85, Road Fork, died Sunday, July 29, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She was the daughter of the late William and Ella Swafford Jordan, born to them on May 15, 1916 at Ogle, Kentucky. Mrs. Broughton was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church. On April 11, 1936, she united in marriage to Walter Broughton and to this union two sons and five daughters were born. On December 16, 1992, her husband Walter Broughton preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.
Surviving Mrs. Broughton are her children, Allen Broughton and wife Amanda and Curtis Broughton and wife Barbara, both of Cincinnati, Ohio, Nadine Mills and husband Albert of Flat Lick, Florine Bright and husband Linville of Cincinnati, Pauline Payne and husband Earl of Barbourville, Christine Broughton and Betty Mills and husband Ricky, both of Cincinnati, and eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, a special nephew and many other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Minnie Jordan Broughton will be conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, August 2, 2001 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Ricky Broughton and the Rev. Russell Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Tommy Broughton Cemetery at Road Fork.
The Broughton family will receive friends at the Hopper Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday and after 9 a.m. on Thursday until the funeral hour.
Hopper Funeral Home will be in charge of all arrangements.

Shirley R. Walton Lind
Mrs. Shirley R. Walton Lind, age 61, of Milford, Ohio, and formerly of Knox County, died Tuesday, July 24, 2001 in Milford, Ohio. Surviving Mrs. Lind is her husband, Ronald Lind; her children, Gregory Williams, Sandra Dean and husband Wayne, Janet Dunn and husband Curt; her stepchildren, Ronald Lind Jr. and wife Tammy, Pam Weidner and husband Jack; her parents, John and Oda Epperson Walton of Artemus; her brother, Jerome Walton and wife Janice; and her sister, Henrietta Gamble and husband John; her grandchildren; great-grandchildren and one great-grandson and many others to mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 27, 2001 in the Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home Chapel in Goshen, Ohio.
Burial was in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Milford, Ohio.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Multiple Sclerosis Society in loving memory of Mrs. Lind.
This announcement is a courtesy of the Hopper Funeral Home.

Keith Early
Mr. Keith Early, age 61, of Williamsburg, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2001 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cye and Gertie Early and a sister, Wanda Longsworth.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Early, of Williamsburg, Kentucky; one daughter, Kathy Early of Williamsburg; one son, Bruce Early of Williamsburg; one brother, Wilbert Early of Barbourville; and four grandchilren.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2001 at the Jones & Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Raymond Jones and the Rev. Vernon Jones officiating. Burial followed in the Smith Cemetery at Faber.
This is a courtesy announcement from the Hampton Funeral Home. MRS. ETHEL BROUGHTON SMITH
Mrs. Ethel Broughton Smith, age 83, 100 Richmond St. Barbourville, Kentucky, the daughter of the late John Henry and Ellen Doan Broughton, was born in Knox County, Kentucky on January 6, 1918 and departed this life at her home on Tuesday, 24, 2001. Mrs. Smith was a Homemaker, she was united in marriage to Mr. Lester Smith and to this union ten children was born. Her husband preceded her in death.
Survivors includes seven daughters Ms. Corine Smith, Fourmile, KY, Ms. Pauline Gray, Indianapolis, IN, Ms, Geraldine Tinsley, Cincinnati, OH, Mrs. Mae Wright and husband, John, Corbin, KY, Ms. Josephine Smith, Bimble KY, Mrs. Wilma Fugon and husband, Andrew, Artemus, KY and Mrs. Ivelene Epperson and husband, Jack, Dewitt, KY; three sons, Mr. J. W. Smith and wife Cathy, Indianapolis, IN; Mr. Kenneth Smith, Flat Lick, Kentucky and Mr. Jimmy Smith and wife, Kathy, Barbourville; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Bays and husband Rufus, Artemus, KY, Ms. Hazel Sowders, Artemus, KY and Ms. Myrtle McVey, Greenroad, KY; two brothers, Mr. Charlie Broughton and wife, Hazel, Artemus, Kentucky and Mr. John Will Broughton and wife Mary Bell, Artemus; 26 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. Mrs. Smith also leaves a host of other relatives and friends to moum her pasting, Funeral Services will be conducted in the Chapel of the Hampton Funeral Home Friday July 27, 2001 at 1:00 p.m, with Rev. Gene Hubbs officiating. Pallbearers will be Grandsons. Interment will be in the Huston Broughton Cemetery on Road Fork.
Hampton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements,

Mrs. Margaret Bays Foley
Mrs. Margaret Bays Foley, 79, of Oak Ridge, TN, formerly of Barbourville, passed away Wednesday morning, July 25, 2001, in the Baptist Health Care Center in Lenoir City, TN. She was a daughter of the late Earl and Bessie Mays Bays born on December 21, 1921, in Bell County.
Mrs. Foley was a homemaker. She was a member of the Roadside Baptist Church and the Eastern Star.
On September 7, 1940, she united in marriage with William James Foley in Barbourville and to this union three children were born. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Bays and two brothers, James and Charles Bays. Survivors include her husband, James Foley of Oak Ridge, TN; three children, Ray Foley and wife, Jewell, of Lenoir City, TN, Richard Foley and wife, Janice, of Williamsburg and Jim Foley and wife, Sunny, of Lexington; one brother, Manford Bays of Oak Ridge, TN; eight grandchildren, Ray Foley Jr., Cathy Foley, Christa Foley Eggleston, Cara Foley, Megan Foley, Chantay, Foley Lamm, Kevin Foley and Andrew Foley; four great grandchildren, Hallee, Hunter and Peyton Lamm and Adarn Fassett; among othcr loved ones and dear friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Saturday, July 28 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. C. M. Dupier Jr. officiating. Mrs. Foley was laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Ray Foley Jr., Roger Eggleston, Jeff Lamm, Noel Davidson, Kevin Foley and William Keck. Honorary bearers will be J. W. Norvell, Milbem Croley, Harry Lee Croley, Jay Roger Keck, Patricia Williams, Margaret Mooney and Mr. and Mrs. John Reed. Expressions of sympathy may go to the American Cancer Society in loving memory of Mrs. Foley.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening between 6 and 9 P.M. and Saturday after 9 A.M. until the funeral hour.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

James A. Moore
Mr. James Moore, 60, of South 11, Barbourville, passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 3 in the Knox County Hospital. He was a son of the late Thomas David and Lillie Dash Moore, born on December 27, 1940 in Cawood. Mr. Moore was the owner of Moore's Small Engine repair. He was a fromer Lexington and Barbourville police officer and truck driver for the Corbin Ice Co. He served our county as a member of the Unbited States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Diania of Barbourville; seven children, Teresa Finley and husband Jerry, of London, Kimberly Lee Helton of Corbin, Clayton "Buddy" Moore and wife, Brenda, of Barbourville, Betsy Howard and husband, Bill, of Corbin, Karen Walters and husband, Leon, of London, Stanley James Moore and wife, Lianne of Corbin and Chasity Lambdim of Bryants Store; seven sisters, Mary Young of Rose Hill, Va. Sarah Hall of Hulen, Dorothy Blanton of Hillboro, Ohio, Cora Lee Terlinde and husband, Paul, of Gray, Ellen Wells and husband, Carl and Shirley Hash, all of Corbin and Mellisa Weiner and husband, Rick, of Richwood; five brothers, Curtis Ray Moore and wife Gloria, of Keavy, Rankie Joe Moore and wife, Viola of Lily, Thomas Moore Jr. and wife, Glenna, of Corbin, William Moore of California and Denver Moore and wife, Irene, of London; 11 grandchildren, two grandchildren, and other loved ones and dear friends who mourn his passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Saturday Oct. 6, with Rev. Arnold Petrey officiating. Mr. Moore was laid to rest in the Powers Cemetery at Bryants Store.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

John "Pop" Alford
John "Pop" Alford, age 64, of Heidrick and formerly of the Warren Community, was born on Sert. 15, 1937 at Middlesboro to the late George Alford and Gertrude Smith Alford. Mr. Alford died Monday Oct. 1, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. He was the member of the Baptist Church.
Mr. Alford is survived by his sisters, Janice Pope of Dayton, Ohio, Lila Hamilton and husband, Marvin of Artemus, "Tooter" Girtie Blevins and husband Burton Jr. of Heidrick; his brothers, Orville Alford and wife Mary Jo and Hubert "Dink" Alford and wife Helen all of Corbin; a special sister-in-law, Joann Alford of Boone Height; two anut and one uncle; nine nieces and nephews and nine great nieces and newphews.
Funeral services for John "Pop" Alford were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday, Oct 4, 2001 withg Rev. Arnold Petery and Rev. B.F. Jackson officiating. Internment was in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Hopper Funeral Home.

Lowell F. "Toby" Jackson
Lowell F. "Toby" Jackson, age 81, of Bluff City, Tenn, formerly of knox co, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001 in Rosewell, Ga. Toby was born Nov. 5, 1919 and was the son of John Harvey and Mahilia Parrott Jackson. Mr. Jackson was a longtime sales agent of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company and a long time associate of Jackson Hardware in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Tody was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years. Betty Shultz Jackson of Knoxville, Tenn, Mr. Jackson in survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Lydia Jacskon; and Jimmy Jacson of Dayton, Ohio; ofur grand grandchildren;two great grand children
Graveside services were conducted Thursday, October 4th in the HIghland Memerial Cemetery.
This has been a courtesy anouncement from Hampton Home

Martha Brown
Martha Brown, 69, of Sevierville, passed away wednesday, Oct 3, 2001 at Royal Care of Pigeon Forge. Mrs. Brown was of the baptist Faith.
Her daugthe, Billie (Ralph) McGill of Seymour; Sister, Luly Hale of Lexington, nettie Ballard of barbouurville; two grandchildren and 3 great grand children, servives her.
Service was held Friday Oct. 5 at Rawlings funeral Chapel with rev. Boyd bingham officiating. Interment was at knob Creek Cemetery.
This is a courtesy of Hopper Funeral Home.

Marvin Craft
Marvin Craft, age 74 of barbourville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
He is servived by his sister Geneva Underwood.
The funeral service was Wednesday, October 3 at the hart Funeral Home Chapel with rev. Roger Wolfe and Rev. Seymour Wattenbarger officiating. Burial was in Nount Olivett Cemetery.
This is a courtesy announcement from Hopper Funeral Home.

Gerald Evelyn "Granny" Tye
Gerald Evelyn "Granny" Tye, age 90, of Barbourville, was born in Bell County, Kentucky on April 17, 1911, to the late Clyde Billingsley and Micah Melanie Smith Billingsley. Granny died Sunday October 28, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Barbourville. On February 18, 1930 she united in marriage with William Burnside Tye, Sr. and to this union nine children were born. Her husband William preceded her in death on May 23, 1964. Two daughters; Carolyn Sue Tye Johnson and husband Ervin Johnson, Mary Helen Tye Hendricks and a great great granddaughter, Sydna Beth Corey also preceded her in death.
Surviving "Granny", are her children George Ann Tye of Barbourville, William Burnside Tye, Jr. and wife, Arawana of Mount Sterling, Ohio, Francis Jean Tye Strong and husband Jimmy of Apple Grove, James Edward Tye and wife Wilma, Charles Clifton Tye and wife Deborah, John Franklin Tye and wife Shirley and Debbie Gerald Tye Gray and husband Jimmy, all of Barbourville; her son-in-law, Doug Hendricks of Horseshoe, North Carolina; her dear grandchildren she raised; Kathy Johnson Garland and husband Jerry of Bimble, Mike Johnson of Bimble, Pat Johnson Phipps and husband Ron of Barbourville, Jackie Johnson Bargo and husband Denny of Bimble, Jerry Johnson and wife Linda, Cecil Johnson and wife Kopie and Kayla Nicole Gray, all of Barbourville, twenty-four additional grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren; also surviving her are sisters, Annabelle Prater of Dayton, Ohio, and Isabelle Money and husband Shelby of Middlesboro; her two brothers, Clayton Lowery and wife Leona of Brownsville, Indiana and Glendon Lowery of Harrogate, Tennessee.
Funeral Services for Gerald Evelyn "Granny" Tye will be conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday, November 1, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Denvil Taylor and Rev. Bobby Lawson officiating. Interment will be in the Faulkner Chapel Cemetery at Swan Pond. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary Pallbearers will be Barbourville Fire Department, Alvis and Aretta Bryant, Dr. Scott Black, Dr. Paul Pederson, Dr. Raymond Hayden, Knox County Hospital and ICU staff, Tammy Vance and Belinda Clowers.
Hopper Funeral Home will be in charge of all arrangements.

Allie Mae Trosper
Mrs Allie Mae Trosper, age 86, of Barbourville, was born on June 3, 1915 and passed away Sunday Oct. 28, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Mack and Margaret Gibson Collins. Mrs Trosper was a housewife. In 1930 she was united in marriage with Versie Marcum and to this union two children were born. In 1935, she was united in marriage with George Ebb Trosper and to this union eight children were born.
She is survived by three daughters, Wilma Day and husband Bill of Walton, Margaret Trosper of Middlesboro, Eva Covey and husband Tim of Florence; six sons, Samuel Andrew Marcum and wife Mary of Barbourville, Jim D. Marcum and wife Marie of Trosper, Thomas Milton Trosper of Gray, Ind., William Trosper of Portage, Ind. and Charles Douglas Trosper of Barbourville; 19 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren and a host of others to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mrs Allie Mae Trosper were conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001 in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glen Collins, Rev. Arnold Petrey and Rev. Don Napier officiating. Interment was in the Powers Cemetery at Trosper.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Bill Rose
Bill Rose, age 62, of Bull Run, Barbourville, died Friday Oct. 26, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. He was the son of the late James (Jim) Rose and Stella Bays Rose, born to them on February 6, 1939 at Swan Lake. Mr Rose was a retired assembler for Chrysler Motor Company. Surviving Mr. Rose are his children, Bill Rose II and wife Jamie of Bull Run, Arlene Birney and husband Todd and Lora Birney, both of Elkton, Md.; eight grandchildren, 20 step grandchildren; and many others to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Bill Rose were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001 with Rev. Jackie D. Broughton and Ronnie Lawson officiating. Burtial was in the Rose Cemetery on the Walker Park Road.
Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

Dennis Cornelius
Mr. Dennis Cornelius, age 47, of Artemus, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2001 in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. He was born Oct. 1, 1954 in Knox County to Ralph Cornelius and Helen Davenport. Mr. Cornelius was a plumber and a veteran of the United State Marine Corp. He is survived by his mother Helen Davenport of Artemus; his father Ralph Cornelius of Corbin; one son, David Cornelius of Morrison, Okla.; three sisters, Sharon Lawson of Artemus, Sondra Bargo and husband Lonnie, of Bimble, and Michelle Chavies and husband David of Flat Lick; six brothers, Roy Cornelius and wife Joann of Corbin, Kurt Cornelius of Artemus, Mike Cornelius and wife Laura of Corbin, Joey Cornelius and wife Michelle of Ohio, Vick Cornelius and wife Meredith of Barbourville and Greg Cornelius and wife Missy of Ohio. He also leaves behind a host of many others to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Mr. Dennis Cornelius were conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001 in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Cornelius was laid to rest in the Powers Cemetery.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Guy D. Jackson
Guy D. Jackson, age 76, of Cannon, was born in Knox County on March 20, 1925, to the late Ernest Jackson and Leona Yeager Jackson. Mr. Jackson died in the Knox County Hospital, Monday, Oct. 22, 2001. Mr. Jackson was a mill operator in Louisville before retiring. On July 18, 1952, he united in marriage with Doris Spivey and to this union two sons were born.
Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife Doris Spivey Jackson of Cannon; his sons, Douglas Jackson and Mark Ernest Jackson and wife Elizabeth, all of Louisville; four grandchildren and a great grandson; three sisters , Elise Lynch and husband Herbert, Nellie Parrott and husband Cecil, all of Louisville and Mattie Marion of Cannon; two brothers Ruy Jackson and wife Mayta of Hulen and Roger Jackson of Cannon and a host of others to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Guy D. Jackson were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel , Wednesday, Oct. 24 2001 with Rev. John Partin and Rev. B.F. Jackson officiating. Interment was in the Jones Hurst Cemetery at Cannon.
Hopper Funeral Home was in Charge of all arrangements.

Mollie H. Mills Mollie H. Mills, age 92, of Girdler, was born on May 7, 1909 in Knox County, to the late John D. Hensley and Betty Faulkner Hensley. Mrs. Mills died Thursday, Oct 25, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. She believed in the Holiness Faith. Mrs Mills was a home maker. She was united in marriage with Henry Mills who preceded her in death in 1948. Mrs Mills is survived by her son Alford Wayne Mills and wife, Wanda of Bimble; five grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren; her sister, Gladys Woolum of Verona; two nieces and a son-in-law, Alfred Smith of Girdler.
Funeral Services for Mollie H. Mills were conducted in Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, Sunday Oct. 28, 2001 with Rev. Earl Hammons, Rev. Bill Collins Jr. and Rev. Tommy Frazier officiating. Interment was in the Williamson Cemetery at Dewitt.
Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Nevada Hall Farmer
Nevada Hall Farmer, age 86, of Corbin, passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2001 at the Baptist Regional Medical Center. She was born April 17, 1915 in Knox County. She was a member of the Corbin Church of God. She is survived by two sons, Edward N. Farmer and his wife Jana Lee, James E. Farmer and wife Brenda, all of Corbin; one daughter, Linda Green and husband Richard of Douglasville, Ga.; nine grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and several step-grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J.K. Barrineau and Rev. Ed Wayne Gibson officiating. Burial was in the Mayhew Cemetery in Barbourville.
This is a courtesy announcement of the Hopper Funeral Home.

Troy Hopkins
Mr. Troy Hopkins, age 78, of Florence, formerly of Knox County, passed away Wednesday Oct. 24, 2001 in the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born August 7, 1923 to Frank Hopkins and Laura (Cobb) Hopkins. Mr. Hopkins was a retired veteran of the United States Army. On Oct. 15, 1963 he was united in marriage with Ida Den Ouden and to this union three children were born.
He survived by two daughters, Aaltse M. Den Ouden and Lydia Den Ouden, both of Germany; one son Troy Den Ouden, also of Germany; one sister Parlie Taylor of Lexington; two brothers, Harve Hopkins of Bloomington, Ind. and Ed Hopkins of Lake Station, Ind. and four grandchildren and a host of others to mourn his passing.
Funeral services for Mr. Troy Hopkin were conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, Oct. 29 , 2001 with Rev. Columbus Hensley officiating. Mr. Hopkins was laid to rest in the Cottongim Cemetery at Woolum.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

William Howard Ledford
Mr. William Howard Ledford, age 91, of Corbin, formerly of Heidrick, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001 in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. He was the son of the late Frank and Mary Lee Spurlock Ledford born on Oct. 8, 1910 in Clay County. Mr. Ledford was a retired supervisor from the Formica Company. He was a member of the First Methodist Church in Mt. Orab, Ohio. In June 1985, he united in marriage with Edna Hammons at Girdler.
He is survived by his wife Edna Ledford of Corbin; two daughters, Kathleen Johnson and husband Elwood of Dacula, Ga., Mary Hurd of Miamiburg, Ohio; four sisters, Mae Lee Alice Leimann and Ester Raney, all of Girdler and Anna Chadwell and husband Rufus of Heidrick; three grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; and other loved ones who mourn his passing.
Funeral service were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Tuesday, Oct. 30 with Rev. W.B. Bingham II and Rev. William Boyd Bingham III officiating. Mr Ledford was laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.


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