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Fred W. Puckett Jr. 
7 October 2001
Fred W. Puckett Jr., 82, of 232-A Raintree Dr., Owensboro, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at Bon Harbor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Owensboro. The Daviess County native retired from the Owensboro Police Department and had worked at Yellow Cab Company. He had played in the Silver Tones band for 20 years and was an Army veteran of World War II. His first wife, Hattie Puckett, died in 1988. 
Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Marie Puckett; two sons, David Puckett and Mike Puckett, both of Owensboro; three stepsons, Gary Payne of Springfield, Tenn., Steven Payne of Owensboro and Billy Payne of Tillery, N.C.; two stepdaughters, Doris Shock of Owensboro and Linda Juliano of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; 12 stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
Graveside services are at 1 p.m. Monday at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. James H. Davis Funeral Home in Owensboro is handling arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Christ Gospel Church, 9 Gale Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301.

Georgia Frazier Reed 
7 October 2001
LOUISVILLE -- Georgia Frazier Reed, 71, of Louisville, formerly of Powderly, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at her home in Louisville. The Powderly native was a member of West End Baptist Church in Louisville and had worked at Swift Meat Packing Co. She was preceded in death by her husband, McKinley Reed, in 1992; and a son, Ronnie Keith Reed.
Survivors include two sons, McKinley Reed and the Rev. Jerome Reed, both of Louisville; two daughters, Jacquelin Stone and Lynette Thomas, both of Louisville; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a brother, Wilbert Frazier of Paducah; a sister, Jessie Shelton of Greenville; several nephews and nieces; and several cousins.
Services are at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday at West End Baptist Church in Louisville. Burial will be in Browder Cemetery. Visitation is after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Bibbs Funeral Home in Greenville is handling arrangements.

Richard L. McFarland Jr. 
7 October 2001
Richard L. McFarland Jr., 60, of Owensboro died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, in Posey County (Ind.) from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. The Owensboro native was CEO, president and owner of Packaging Unlimited of Western Kentucky and a member of St. Paul AME Church. He served on the H.L. Neblett Community Center and the Owensboro-Daviess County Chamber of Commerce boards. He was a member of Noon Rotary Club, NAACP and enjoyed golfing.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia A. McFarland; a son, Richard L. McFarland III of Staten Island, N.Y.; five daughters, Tonya Raché Simpson of Mount Juliet, Tenn., Tina Renee McFarland of Henderson, Tricia Rose Kendrick of Louisville and Gail Lynn McFarland and Creasie Wynette McFarland, both of Owensboro; 10 grandchildren; his parents, the Rev. & Mrs. R.L. McFarland of Owensboro; four brothers, Freddie R. McFarland, Dwight T. McFarland and Roger S. McFarland, all of Owensboro, and Alison S. McFarland of Campinas, Brazil; and three sisters, Nestra M. McFarland of Owensboro, Patricia R. Oberg of Bountiful, Utah, and Susan McFarland of Salt Lake City.
Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fourth Street Baptist Church in Owensboro. Entombment will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at St. Paul AME Church in Owensboro. McFarland Funeral Home in Owensboro is handling arrangements.

Gary Culbertson
BEAVER DAM -- Gary Culbertson, 40, of Hartford died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was a member of McHenry Baptist Church and worked for Environmental Compliance Monitoring of Dundee.

Joseph Alden Stirsman 
7 October 2001
BREMEN -- Joseph Alden Stirsman, 82, of Bremen died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at Select Hospital in Evansville. The Bremen native retired as a banker in September 2001 after 50 years of service. He had worked at Sacramento Deposit Bank and Citizens Deposit Bank. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Bremen and an Army veteran of World War II. His wife, Rae Kathryn Stirsman, died in February 2000.
Survivors include a son, Steven Wayne Stirsman of Bremen; a daughter, Jo Lynn Vincent of Bowling Green; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Charles Stirsman of Louisville; and a sister, Mary Jane Monteith of Bristol, Ind.
Services are at 1 p.m. Monday at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. The body will lie in state after noon Monday at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Parsonage Building Fund, c/o Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Lillie Ellen 'Ward' Taylor 
7 October 2001
JAMESTOWN, Tenn. -- Lillie Ellen "Ward" Taylor, 88, of Jamestown died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001, in Cannelton, Ind. The Tennessee native was a housewife. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Taylor.
Survivors include two daughters, Glenna Mae Garrett of Cannelton, Ind., and Jessie Rhea Burdett of Fayetteville, Ohio; four grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ed Ward of Plano, Texas; three sisters, Opal Weaver of Plano, Lois Spivey of Crossville, Tenn., and Thelma Ward of Dundee, Mich.; and several nephews and nieces.
Services were Tuesday at Jennings Funeral Home Chapel in Jamestown. Burial was in Taylor Place Cemetery in Fentress County, Tenn. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Lester Thompson 
7 October 2001
CLOVERPORT -- Lester Thompson, 85, of Owensboro, formerly of Cloverport, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Askins native was a member of the Deliverance Tabernacle Church in Owensboro and was a retired cab driver.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Thompson; three sons, Mac Thompson of Vero Beach, Fla., Harry Thompson of Evansville and C.L. Thompson of Owensboro; a daughter, Mary Jolly of Owensboro; a stepdaughter, Sally Phillips of Smith Mills; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wallace Funeral Home in Cloverport. Burial will be in Cloverport Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Patrick Thomas McFall 
7 October 2001
HAWESVILLE -- Patrick Thomas McFall, infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles T. McFall of Hawesville, was stillborn Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System.
Survivors also include his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Vangrift, Delores McFall, and Robert O. Driskoll, all of Hawesville. 
Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery. Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville is handling arrangements.

Durward Brown 
7 October 2001
Durward Brown, 80, of 3412 East Sixth St., Owensboro, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at Hermitage Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Owensboro. The Ohio County native retired from General Electric and the State Parks Department as a maintenance worker. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 696. He enjoyed golf, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Roberta Bale Brown; a son, Jim Brown of Owensboro; and two grandchildren.
Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. today and after noon Monday at the funeral home.

Edith Rice Emerson 
7 October 2001
INDIANAPOLIS -- Edith Rice Emerson, 74, of Indianapolis, formerly of Fordsville, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. The Ohio County native was a housewife and member of the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Emerson; a son, James Embry of St. Louis; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services are at 2 p.m. today at Geary Funeral Home in Fordsville. Burial will be in Friendship Church of Christ Cemetery in Ohio County. Visitation is after 10 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Gladys I. Day 
7 October 2001
HAWESVILLE -- Gladys I. Day, 80, of Hawesville died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at her home. The Henderson County native was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and Hawesville Senior Citizens.
Survivors include a son, Steve Day of Tennyson, Ind.; a daughter, Debbie Grantland of Hawesville; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nephews.
Graveside services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Fernwood Cemetery in Henderson. Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville is handling arrangements.

Mary Alice Atwell 
6 October 2001
Mary Alice Atwell, 78, of 1312 W. First St., Owensboro, died there Friday, Oct. 5, 2001. The Owensboro native was a homemaker and member of First United Methodist Church in Lewisport. Her husband, Floyd Atwell, died in 1972.
Survivors include a stepson, Dudley Atwell of Lewisport; a stepdaughter, Marilyn Dukes of Owensboro; several stepgrandchildren; two brothers, Henry E. Smith of Owensboro and John H. Smith of Kinnett, Mo.; and three sisters, Eleanor Mattingly and Hazel Vetter, both of Owensboro, and Edith Havener of Lewisport.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be in Fordsville Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after noon Sunday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice Association.

Chester Douglas Phillips 
6 October 2001
SACRAMENTO -- Chester Douglas Phillips, 77, of Sacramento died there Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, at his home. The Muhlenberg County native was a member of Brier Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church and had worked as an Island Creek Security worker at Furniture Factory and the Murphy-Miller Company.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Jewell Phillips; four sons, Doug Phillips, Billie Phillips, Lockie Phillips and Danny Phillips, all of Sacramento; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Grover Phillips of Owensboro.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tucker Memorial Chapel in Sacramento. Burial will be in Brier Creek Cemetery in Bremen. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Flora Amanda Henry McCaslin 
6 October 2001
HAWESVILLE -- Flora Amanda Henry McCaslin, 72, of Hawesville died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Heartland Villa in Lewisport. The Owensboro native was a member of Crabtree Avenue Baptist Church and a homemaker. She enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, flowers, eating out and shopping.
Survivors include four sons, Jack McCaslin and Roger McCaslin, both of Lewisport, and Mike McCaslin and Sterling McCaslin, both of Hawesville; two daughters, Karen Fleming and Dianne Estes, both of Hawesville; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; five brothers, William Henry and John Henry, both of Ft. Worth. Texas, and Hewitt Henry, Robert Henry and James Henry, all of Owensboro; three sisters, Bonnie Walker of Ft. Worth, and Patty Henry and Nancy Henry, both of Owensboro; and several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Union Baptist Church near Hawesville, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is after 2 p.m. today and until 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Union Baptist Church Improvement Fund.

Beulah Daugherty 
6 October 2001
HARDINSBURG -- Beulah Daugherty, 90, of Shepherdsville, formerly of Hardinsburg, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, in Shepherdsville. The Breckinridge County native was preceded in death by her husband, John W. "Jay" Daugherty, on June 27, 1997; and a son, William Daugherty.
Survivors include a brother, William Board of Hardinsburg; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services are at 1 p.m. today at Cloverport Cemetery. Visitation is after noon today at Wallace Funeral Home in Cloverport.

Jane Kirk
Jane Kirk, 75, of 1205 Leitchfield Road, Owensboro, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Leisure Years Nursing Home. The Daviess County native retired from Daviess County School System after 38 years as a secretary and was a member of Utica Baptist Church. 

Charles William 'Bill' Calhoun 
5 October 2001
HIGHLAND, Ind. -- Charles William "Bill" Calhoun, 64, of Highland, formerly of Owensboro, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at Porter Memorial Hospital in Valpariso, Ind. The Curdsville native retired from Walsh & Kelly Construction Co. as a cement finisher, was a Catholic and a member of Cement Mason Local No. 165. 
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Elizabeth Suzanne Calhoun; four sons, William Calhoun and Tim Calhoun, both of Griffith, Ind., Joe Calhoun of Portage, Ind., and Greg Calhoun of Highland; two daughters, Marian Calhoun of Maryland and Melissa Peters of Griffith; seven grandchildren; five brothers, J.W. Calhoun of Henderson, Nev., Jim Calhoun and Tom Calhoun, both of Owensboro, Donnie Calhoun of Las Vegas and David Calhoun of Arkansas; five sisters, Martha Wurth of Paducah and Pat Greenwell, Dolores Roberts, Nancy Chappell and Darlene LeMaster, all of Owensboro; and several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Owensboro. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Prayers will be said at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation or a favorite charity.

Ruby C. Wade Thompson Miller 
5 October 2001
FORDSVILLE -- Ruby C. Wade Thompson Miller, 84, of Fordsville died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Ohio County native was a Protestant. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bonnie C. Miller; three sons, Bert C. Thompson Jr., William Thompson and Patrick Thompson; and a daughter, Bonnie Roseanne Waters.
Survivors include 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Vic Wade of Philpot, Ralph Wade of Oakwood, Ill., Wayne Wade of Owensboro and Alfred Wade of Louisville; a sister, Anne Lott of Owensboro; and several nephews and nieces.
Graveside services are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ralph Cemetery in Ohio County. Visitation is from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Geary Funeral Home in Fordsville. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to American Lung Association.

John T. Petheram 
5 October 2001
TELL CITY, Ind. -- John T. Petheram, 103, of Tell City died there Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Beverly Healthcare Center. The Biddisham, England, native retired from SIGECO in Evansville as a steam engineer and was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose No. 1424 in Tell City for more than 50 years. He came to the United States in 1913 and became a naturalized citizen in 1942. He was preceded in death by his wives, Hazel Petheram and Nell Sauter Petheram.
Survivors include several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Tell City. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a favorite charity.

Paul Joseph Kuegel 
5 October 2001
CHICAGO -- Paul Joseph Kuegel, 70, of Chicago died there Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Westside Veterans Administration Medical Center. The Daviess County native retired from sales at Office Automation Inc. and was former owner of Midwest Cado Computer Co. in Chicago. He graduated from Chicago Technical College and was an Army veteran. 
Survivors include his companion, Barbara Jurka of Chicago; a daughter, Michelle Kuegel of Chicago; four brothers, Martin Kuegel and David Kuegel, both of Owensboro, Mike Kuegel of Browns Mill, N.J., and Bill Kuegel of Glen Burnie, Md.; six sisters, Ann Keelin, Sue Yannacone, Paula Al-Zubaidi and Helen O'Bryan, all of Owensboro, Theresa Rhodes of Utica and Mary Payne of Rockport, Ind.; and several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Brescia University chapel in Owensboro. Inurnment will be in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation is after noon Sunday at the chapel. Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a favorite charity.

Alice Martine Tharp 
5 October 2001
ROCKPORT, Ind. -- Alice Martine Tharp, 75, of Jeffersonville, Ind., formerly of Rockport, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville. She was a homemaker and member Trinity United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Sheldon Tharp; a son, Russell I. Tharp of Jeffersonville; three daughters, Mary Annette Bagshaw of Jeffersonville, Karen Lee Tharp of Borden, Ind., and Nancy Faye Byrd of New Albany, Ind.; four grandsons; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marguerite Wilkinson of Rockport.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery in Rockport. Visitation is from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 8 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Harold Ray Vick 
5 October 2001
BROWDER -- Harold Ray Vick, 65, of Browder died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. The Muhlenberg County native was a coal miner and member of Browder General Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Aline Douglas Vick; two sons, Ray Vick of Greenbrier, Tenn., and Chuck Vick of Smyrna, Tenn.; two daughters, Susie Phelps and Sandy Drake, both of Browder; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; a great-grandchild; his mother, Susie Vick of Browder; and a brother, Darris Vick of Okeechobee, Fla.
Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tucker Funeral Home in Beechmont. Burial will be in Union Ridge Cemetery in Belton. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

David C. Powers 
5 October 2001
David C. Powers, 35, of 1727 Hughes Ave., Owensboro, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Daviess County native was first mate at Marguette Transportation and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge No. 2414 and enjoyed drawing and traveling.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Raymond and Sharon Powers Jr. of Owensboro; his mother, Barbara Tindle of Whitesville; paternal grandmother, Mary Powers of Owensboro; maternal grandfather, Waldo Tindle of Hawesville; stepgrandmother, Louise Logsdon of Owensboro; a brother, Sherman Powers of Owensboro; three sisters, Kathy Williams of Owensboro, Faye Powers of Peoria, Ill., and Lanita McEleya of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; a stepsister, Kristie Melton of Knottsville; 14 nephews and nieces; a great-nephew; and two great-nieces.
Services are at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

W.R. Carson Jr. 
4 October 2001
HARTFORD -- William Robinson Carson Jr., 99, of Hartford died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001, at Ohio County Hospital. The Ohio County native was a farmer and former superintendent of Ohio County schools from 1933 to 1941. He was a member of Rockport (Ky.) United Presbyterian Church and taught school in Ohio County for several years. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Sons of the American Revolution. He was preceded in death by his wives, Laura Ford Carson in 1954 and Blanche Everley Carson in 1985.
Survivors include a daughter, Laurene Liles of Hartford; a stepdaughter, Dr. Clemmie Moore of Tampa, Fla.; a grandchild; and two stepgrandchildren.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford. Burial will be in Carson Cemetery in Hartford. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Queenie Belle Horn 
4 October 2001
LOUISVILLE -- Queenie Belle Horn, 81, of Louisville died there Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at Caritas Medical Center. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Horn.
Survivors include two sons, William Earl Horn of Shelbyville and Virgil Ray Horn of Hardinsburg; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, James Hardesty of Hartford; and two sisters, Geraldine Jarnigan of Orlando, Fla., and Georgia Tipmore of Owensboro.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Polycarp Catholic Church in Louisville. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Louisville. Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. today at Owen Funeral Home in Louisville.

John Thurman Ross 
4 October 2001
John Thurman Ross, 84, of 1700 Ford Ave., Owensboro, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001, at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The McLean County native retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and was a member of First Baptist Church. He was a member of National Association of Retired Federals and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing and watching University of Kentucky basketball.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Sue Ross; a son, Steve Ross of Lexington; a daughter, Mary Bathrick of Lewisville, Texas; two grandchildren; a nephew; and a niece.
Services are at 10 a.m. Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Parkinson's Research Foundation, c/o Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Mary Louise Brown Quisenberry 
3 October 2001
Mary Louise Brown Quisenberry, 89, of 309 Wildwood Drive, Owensboro, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Hillcrest Healthcare Center. The Hopkins County native was a member of First Christian Church and its Berean Sunday school class, for which she played piano for many years. Her husband, Everett S. Quisenberry, died in 1977.
Survivors include two sons, James E. Quisenberry and Robert B. Quisenberry, both of Owensboro; two daughters, Sarah Quisenberry of Lake Worth, Fla., and Marilyn Quisenberry Baird of Owensboro; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Shriners Hospital Memorial Fund, 1900 Richmond Ave., Lexington, KY 40502 or First Christian Church, 701 Daviess St., Owensboro, KY 42303.

Charles W. Loyal 
3 October 2001
UTICA -- Charles W. Loyal, 86, of Utica died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Ohio County native retired as Daviess County Soil and Water District conservationist after 31 years and was charter member and deacon of Lewis Lane Baptist Church. He was a founding member of Daviess County Lions Club, former member and deacon at Utica Baptist Church and an Army captain veteran of World War II. A son, William Taylor Loyal, died in 1992.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Bettie Howard Loyal; two sons, Stephen Howard Loyal of Owensboro and Charles Edward Loyal of Franklin, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and a sister, Martha Pruett of Greensboro, N.C.
Services are at 10 a.m. Friday at Lewis Lane Baptist Church in Owensboro. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Kentucky Baptist Children's Home, 10200 Linn Station Road, Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40223-9964.

Stuart Franklin Boyken 
3 October 2001
CALHOUN -- Stuart Franklin Boyken, 55, of Calhoun died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville. The Livermore native was a member of Calhoun United Methodist Church and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include four sons, Tommy Boyken, Keith Boyken and Chris Boyken, all of Irving, and Jody Boyken of Paint Lick; a daughter, Mellissa Bowman of McKee; five grandchildren; his parents, Rannie and Ann Boyken of Calhoun; and two sisters, Mischelle Ledet of Wynne, Ark., and Vicki Bryan of Bowling Green.
Services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel. Burial will be in Calhoun Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Renal Dialysis Center, c/o Trover Foundation, 435 N. Kentucky Ave., Madisonville, KY 42431.

Harry Eldridge Jones 
3 October 2001
Harry Eldridge Jones, 77, of 316 Hale Ave., Apt. 11A, Owensboro, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Evansville native was a painter, a Baptist and enjoyed fishing, camping and repairing lawn mowers. A son, George Thomas Jones Jr., died in 1973.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Betty Jean Jones; four daughters, Alice Self, Judy Wedding, Barbara Hagan and Martha Foster, all of Owensboro; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Services are at noon Thursday at Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home chapel. Inurnment will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation is after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Russell S. Hurd 
3 October 2001
Russell S. Hurd, 87, of Grove City, Pa., formerly of Owensboro, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001, at Grove City Community Hospital. The Sabinsville, Pa., native retired as owner-operator of Hurd's Barber Shop in Owensboro in 1975 and was a former member of Crabtree Avenue Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II, received the Purple Heart and was a coal miner. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Alma Lee Hurd, in 1975; and a daughter, Barbara Foster, on Sept., 12, 2001.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Newcomb Hurd; a son, Russell S. Hurd Jr. of Owensboro; a daughter, Betty McLimore of Utica; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; five brothers; and three sisters.
Private graveside services are at Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro. There is no visitation. James H. Davis Funeral Home in Owensboro is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Daniel Pitino Shelter, 501 Walnut St., Owensboro, KY 42301.


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