Dalton, Sheila Taylor
Dayton, OH – Sheila Taylor Dalton, 52, of Pensocola Blvd. Passed away
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at the Kendrid Hospital in Dayton after a short illness. She
was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. Born in Middletown, Ohio on March
31, 1956, she was the daughter of Leo and Lucy Marshall Taylor. She is survived by her
husband, Tony Dalton of Dayton; two sons, Adam Dalton of Miami Township, Ohio and Jeremy
Dalton of West Carrolton, Ohio, her parents, Leo and Lucy Taylor and a brother, Randall
L. Taylor, all of Booneville, Kentucky. Visitation held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on
Monday, April 7, 2008 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services held at
the funeral home on Monday, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Robert Reezes officiating. Burial in
the Hensley Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Booneville Sentinel April 9, 2008.
Richmond, KY – Roscoe Daniel, 86, of Brassfield Road, Richmond, passed
away early Wednesday morning, May 7, 2008. Mr. Daniel was born on March 5, 1922, in
Owsley County, the son of the late Irvine and Lottie Gay Daniel. He was a farmer
and retired postmaster at Mistletoe, Kentucky, a U. S. Veteran of WW II, having served
in General Patton’s 3rd Army, and attended Faith Baptist Church. Survivors include
three sons, Roscoe Mitchell Daniel, Jr. (Susan), Irvin Daniel (Gwyn) and Marvin Daniel
(Tammy); three daughters, Charlene Daniel Graham (Billy), Phyllis Daniel Bowman and
Linda Daniel Taylor (Greg) and their mother, Josephine Daniel; one brother, Preston
Jennings Daniel; one sister, Mayme Henderson; seventeen grandchildren, twenty-one
great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by
three children, Jennings Clay Daniel, Rachael Daniel and Joseph Daniel. Funeral
services were conducted at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2008 at the Combs, Parson &
Collins Funeral Home, Richmond, KY with Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. Burial in
the Allen Cemetery in Clay County, Kentucky with Combs, Parson and Collins Funeral
Home, Richmond, Kentucky, in charge of arrangements. Visitation was held from 5-9
p.m., Thursday evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Zachary Taylor, Casen
Daniel, Darrell Rose, Jason Cain, Curtis Rose, Kevin Perkins, Irvin Daniel, Greg
Taylor and Billy Graham. Booneville Sentinel May 14, 2008.
Daugherty, Emmett B.
Emmett B. Daugherty, 74, the husband of Virginia Ruth Wilson Daugherty
(*daughter of Robert and Opal Gabbard Wilson) of Beattyville, KY and the son of the
late Lonnie and Lilah Ross Daugherty, was born in Lee Co. KY on Sept. 24, 1937 and
departed this life at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY on Sat. July 28, 2012.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Theresa Daugherty Gabbard
and husband Earl, Sherry Daugherty Frye and husband David all of Beattyville; 5
grandchildren, Alyssa Gabbard Lucas and husband Larry of Louisville, KY, Tarasita
Lrae Gabbard and Candice Leigh Gabbard both of Richmond, KY, Shane David and Shaelyn
Renae Frye both of Beattyville; 3 great grandchildren, Garrett, Gavin and Gianna; a
beloved niece, Suzie Booth of Beattyville; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives
and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Reva Daugherty Mays,
and two brothers, Elwood and Lonnie P. Daugherty. A notable citizen of Lee County,
Emmett was a loyal employee of the Newnam Funeral Home in Beattyville for over 50 years.
He was an Elder of the Beattyville Christian Church and served as chairman of the board
for many years. He was a volunteer of the American Heart Association for over 25 years. He
served on the board of Hospice Care Plus, the Lee County School Board, and helped organize
the first Relay for Life in Lee County. Emmett served as the Lee Co. Coroner for over 35
years and was a volunteer at Faith Christian Camp. Like his mother before him, Emmett had
a reputation as a wonderful cook. Visitation will be from 6-9PM Monday at the Newnam Funeral.
Funeral services will be 2PM Tuesday at the Beattyville Christian Church followed by burial
at the Riverview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Earl Gabbard, David Frye, Lonnie Lee Daugherty,
Paul Anthony Daugherty, Steve Daugherty, Phillip Daugherty, Jason Baber, Dustan Tye, and Larry
Lucas, Jr. Honorary pallbearers are the elders and deacons of the Beattyville Christian Church,
the staff of Newnam Funeral Home, and members of the Beattyville Coffee Club. Donations suggested
to the Beattyville Christian Church, PO Box C, Beattyville, KY 41311. www.newmanfuneralhome.com 08/07/2012.
Booneville, KY – Frank Davidson, 79, of Judd Road, passed away Wednesday,
September 20, 2006, at his residence in Booneville. Frank was born August 25, 1927, in
Clay County, Kentucky, to the late Dennis and Liza Baker Davidson. He was a retired
employee for Stacy’s Moving and Storage in Cincinnati, OH, and was a U. S. Army veteran.
Survivors include three sons, Carl (& Patricia) Davidson of Cincinnati, OH, Tony
(& Patricia Jo) Davidson and Todd Davidson, both of Booneville, KY; two daughters,
Wilma (& Michael) Collins and James Davidson, both of Cincinnati, OH; 18 grandchildren;
and eight great grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Flora Bryant of Cincinnati,
OH; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with his parents, he was preceded in
death by a son, Rick Davidson; his stepmother, Ameila Davidson; a brother, Herbert
Davidson; and several stepbrothers. Funeral services were held Friday, September 22,
2006, at 11:00 a.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home with Pastor Lonnie Smithers
officiating. Visitation was held on Thursday evening at the funeral home, from 6:00 –
9:00 p.m. Burial in the Baker’s Cemetery, Potter’s Branch, Clay County, with the
Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel September 28,
Oscar Davidson, 87, of Somerset, son of the late David white and Nannie Spurlock
Davidson, of Clay County, KY, was born on May 10, 1925. He passed early Thursday morning in the
Hospice Wing of Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center from complications of a 10 year battle
with prostate cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Dotty Berry Davidson; one son,
Bart (and Debbie) Davidson of Richmond, and; one daughter, Lavaun (and Tim) Zimmerman of Somerset,
KY. Oscar also had; three grandchildren, Mary Beth Davidson of Richmond, Luke (and Lola) Davidson of
Lexington, and Laura Leigh Zimmerman of Somerset. Oscar is also survived by many Nieces, Nephews,
cousins, in-laws, and friends who will miss him, yet will continue to feel his presence in their
lives. To all of them, he would say “I love you.” Other than his parents, he was also preceded in
death by; two sisters, Stella Gay and Elsie Burns of Clay County, KY. Born in the family homestead
on Little Bullskin Creek, near Oneida, Kentucky, Oscar traveled at the age 14 to the Berea College
Foundation High School. While a senior there he volunteered with the U. S. Air Force in 1943, but was
honorably discharged after a heart murmur was discovered following Boot Camp. After being discharged,
he returned to Berea to continue his education, earning a B. A. in Business. After Berea, he attended
the University of Kentucky, where he completed two years of graduate school in business administration.
He started working with Swift and Company (now Con-Agra) before completing his masters. Oscar met Dotty
during this time, who was attending Eastern Kentucky University. They were married in Danforth Chapel at
Berea College on July 25, 1953. Oscar continued to work for Swift and Company for 37 years, retiring in 1986.
Oscar was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Somerset, where he served as a Sunday School teacher of the
senior men’s class. At the time of his passing, he was the oldest male member of the church. He was also a
former trustee of Oneida Baptist Institute in Clay County, which was always near his heart. Very active in
the Somerset Rotary Club until recent years, Oscar was a past-president and long time editor of “The Rotarian”
the club’s newsletter. Oscar also received the Paul Harris Fellowship award while serving with Rotary for
meeting high professional and personal standards. Oscar was well known for his wonderful sense of humor,
was a friend to everyone he met. His great joy in life was interacting with people, and he once quipped that
he “was equally comfortable talking with the janitors at Berea or the Queen of England.” He is already, and
will continue to be, sorely missed by all those who had the good fortune to know him. Funeral arrangements
for Oscar Davidson are with the Pulaski Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Monday Evening,
September 17th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Grace Baptist Church of 340 Oak Leaf Lane, Somerset, (beside the Hal
Rogers Fire Training Center off Hwy 1247). Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 18,
2012, also at Grace Baptist Church and officiated by Pastor Bill Haynes. Burial will follow in the Lakeside
Memorial Gardens located on West Highway 80 in Somerset, Expressions of Sympathy are requested in the form
of donations to any of the following: Building Fund of Grace Baptist Church (340 Oak Leaf Lane, Somerset, KY
42503; Oneida Baptist Institute (P.O. Box 67, Oneida, KY 40972-0067; or Hospice of Lake Cumberland (100 Parkway
Drive, Somerset, KY 42503. www.pulaskifuneralhome.com.
Davis, Alpha Green
Alpha G. Davis, 98, of Roanoke, peacefully passed away, Saturday, Nov.
6th at her home. Born April 24, 1912 in Booneville, KY, daughter of Tilmon Green, Jr.
and Eva A. Green. She made her home in Roanoke, VA. Alpha was a long member of Raleigh
Court Presbyterian Church where she was active in many capacities. Waiting for her in
heaven are her husband of 54 years, Kenneth L. Davis, daughter Janet Lee, and grandson
David V. Davis, Jr. Those left to cherish her memories are two sons, Dennis J. (Penne)
Davis, Sr., and David V. (Jewell D.) Davis, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren,
and a host of beloved friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov 10th at noon at
Oakey’s South Chapel with Dr. F. Tupper Garden officiating. Interment will follow in
Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 pm at Oakey’s South Chapel.
Booneville Sentinel November 10, 2010.
Davis, Brittney Hattie
Brittney Hattie Davis, the daughter of Adam Gene Davis of Vincent, Kentucky
and Candice Manley of Lakeview, Michigan, was born in Lakeview on February 16, 1987 and departed
this life at her home in Lakeview on June 14, 2013 at the age of 26 years, 3 months and 29 days.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by two children, Eli Gibson of Vincent, KY and Evelyn
Gibson of Lakeview, Michigan; two brothers, Derrick Davis of Lakeview, Michigan and Patrick Davis
of Vincent, KY; one sister, Bethany Davis of Vincent, KY; her paternal grandparents, Shelby and
Joy Davis of Primrose, Kentucky and her maternal grandparents, Russ and Suzanne Nelson of Lakeview,
Michigan. Newnam Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 07/11/13.
Davis, Jeanette Brewer
Jeanette Brewer Davis, formerly of Travellers Rest in Owsley
County, died Sunday, Feb. 19th at 11:00 A.M. Visitation at Nurre-Mihovk-Rosenacker
Funeral Home on Plainfield Rd. in Cinncinati. tonight. Her funeral will be
tomorrow at 11:00 A.M. If more information is needed --here is the number
of the Funeral Home: 513-385-0511. Jeanette was the daughter of Emma Wilson
and William Brewer who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death
was a brother, Ernest. Jeanette, an elementary teacher, had been retired a
number of years. She at one time taught at Needmore School in Vincent, Owsley
Co.,KY. She is survived by a daughter, Tina, and her husband, Huey Davis.
Davis, Margaret Louise Edwards
Margaret Louise (Edwards) Davis, 87 of Norcross, GA, formerly of
Richmond, KY passed away March 5, 2012. Mrs. Davis was the widow of Woodrow Davis.
She was born in Pebworth,Owsley County, KY on September 10, 1925 to the late Fred
and Edna (Hammons) Edwards . Here in Richmond, she was referred to as the “walking
lady” or “Granny of Madison County”. She is survived by two sons; Gary L. Land and
Edison L. Land, both of Richmond, two daughters; Connie Duvall of Frenchburg, KY
and Joyce Elliott of Norcross, GA, six grandchildren; Stephanie Clark (Harry), Eldon
Land (Heidi), William Jason Elliott, Misty Fletcher, Crystal Land and Stacey Cristy
(Nick), five great grandchildren and her brother; William Edwards of Lexington, KY.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brother
Rudale Edwards and her sisters: Betty, Suzie, Barbara, Bertha and Ruth. The funeral
service will be conducted at 3:00 PM Friday, March 9, 2012, at the Combs, Parsons &
Collins Funeral Home in Richmond, KY with Bro. Earl Hisel officiating. Burial will
follow in the Newnam Cemetery in Owsley County. Visitation will be after 11:00 AM
Friday at the funeral home. www.cpcfh.com 03/07/2012.
Day, Cornia Ann
Booneville, KY – Corina Ann Day, 26, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2006,
at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Corina was born August
25, 1980 in Manchester, KY, to Danny Day and Donna Osborne, both of Booneville, KY, and
she was a homemaker. Along with her parents, she is survived by a son, Daniel Wayne
Pruitt of Paris, KY; two sisters, Tommie Lynn Wilson of Booneville, KY and Nancy Kay
Damrell of Berea, KY; and a host of relatives and friends. Besides her grandparents,
Florence and Albert Day and Raymond and Nancy Osborne, she was preceded in death by a
sister, Bobbie Jo Day. Funeral services were held Monday, September 4, 2006, at 4:00
p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Charlton officiating. Visitation
was held Sunday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Burial in the Green
Smith Cemetery, Vincent, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Tony Day, Johnny & Doris Wilder, Larry Taylor, William Neville, Mitchell
Osborne and Jeff Kindrick. Booneville Sentinel September 7, 2006.
Day, Juanita Burch
Juanita F. Day age 84 passed away Saturday January 25, 2014. She was born May
30, 1929 in Sturgeon, KY to the late Kinneth and Elizabeth (nee Ross) Burch. Juanita is survived by
her daughter Sandra Brozowski; granddaughter Lyndsey (Steve) Armor; two great grandchildren Blake and
Kailyn; sister Judy (Kendall) Amburgy; brother Lonnie Burch and a host of other family and friends. She
was preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond Day, and brothers Gernea and Robert Burch. A
memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday February 1, 2014 at Tri-County Extended Care 5200 Camelot
Dr., Fairfield. www.websterfuneralhomes.com 01/30/2014.
Day, Ruby Ann Couch
Mrs. Ruby Ann Couch Day, age 67, near Brooksburg, Indiana entered this life
on May 11, 1945 in Mistletoe, Kentucky the loving daughter of the late, Estil & Ida Robertson
Couch. Ruby attended Worthville School in Carroll County. She was baptized in 1962 at the
White's Run Baptist Church where she is a member. Ruby was united into marriage to Emmett R.
Day on June 23, 1962 in Carrollton, Kentucky. This happy union was blessed with two sons,
Doug and Brian. Ruby was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed
spending time with her grandkids, gardening, raising flowers, sewing and attending auctions.
Ruby was employed with the Madison Consolidated School system for 27 years and had worked in
the E.O. Muncie School Cafeteria as a cook. She had retired from the King's Daughters Hospital
Hilltop Clinic as a housekeeper for 13 years. Ruby fought a hard battle with cancer. Ruby died
Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Ruby will
be missed by her husband of nearly fifty years: Emmett R. Day of Madison; her loving sons: Doug
Day and his wife Kim of Madison, Brian Day and his wife Sarah of Madison; her grandchildren:
Taylor, Emily, Reed and Gabe Day; her loving sisters: Pat Sharon of Bedford, Kentucky, Bonnie
Hardin of Bedford, Kentucky, Clara Arvin and her husband Herby of Ghent, Kentucky, Donna
Mershall and her husband Joey of Bedford, Kentucky; her loving brothers: Tommy Couch and Michael
Couch both of Carrollton, Kentucky; several nieces, nephews & other relatives. She was preceded
in death by her parents, Estil and Ida Robertson Couch; and her brothers, Danny and Dennis Couch.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., by Bro. John Davis at
the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in
the Brooksburg Cemetery in Brooksburg, Indiana. Friends may call Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00
p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of the service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre,
325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to Jill's House for
Cancer Patients. www.morgan-nay.com 05/21/2012.
Dean, Bonnie Combs
Bonnie (Combs) Dean, 88, of Louisville went to be with the Lord on Friday,
Dec. 14, 2012. She was born 2/24/1924 on Turkey Creek in Breathitt County, KY to the late
Talton and Maggie Gabbard Combs. She was preceded in death by her husband Ledford Dean; her
brother Roscoe Combs; her sisters Lucy Kraft, Mae Combs and Grace Rook. Bonnie is survived
by her daughter Pat Tedford (Louisville, KY) and sons: Taylor Dean and his partner Betty McKinley
(Collierville, TN). James Dean (Louisville, KY), Jesse Dean (Laughlin, Nevada), Ledford Dean,
Jr. (Booneville, KY). Also surviving are four grandchildren: Lisa Michelle Dean, Jason Taylor
Dean, Jeremy Ryan Dean (Glenda) and Jesse Dean, Jr. (Traci). Great grandchildren are: Jonah Eli
Dean, Allie Grace Dean and Lillie Beth Dean. Surviving siblings are Edna McIntosh, Geneva Bramley
(Ralph) and Hubert Combs (Nannie). Bonnie worked diligently most of her adult life at being the
best mother, grandmother, great grandmother, wife and homemaker that she could be and according to
family she succeeded! On one occasion she worked outside the home as owner/operator of Dean's
restaurant in Booneville, KY. On another occasion she worked for the Owsley County Board of Education
as a cook for the school system. Despite these endeavors and a few others Bonnie's primary focus was
family. The family wishes to thank Dr. Norris Jennings, Dr. Terry Kenny, Dr. Bill Kohorst, Dr. Tim
Killeen and Dr. Jane Cornett for their fine care. Also the staff of St Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
and Meadowview Health and Rehabilitation center is commended for their excellent care. The Booneville
Funeral Home (Booneville, KY) is in charge of funeral arrangements with visitation from 2:00 PM – 5:00
PM on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the
funeral home. Burial is thereafter in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery located next to the funeral home. In
lieu of flowers, the family requests that you remember Bonnie through a donation to a favorite charity
or an act of kindness to a hurting person. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 12/16/2012.
Carl Dean, age 83 years, of Foster KY, departed this life Tuesday July 2 2013 at
the Hospice of Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville, KY. He was born in Booneville, KY
on October 14, 1929. He was the son of the late Bradley and Minnie Dean. Carl was a Purple Heart
Veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. He also was a retired pipefitter for
Interlake Steel in Newport, KY. Carl served as President of Local # 22 United Steelworkers of
America. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge # 80 in Augusta, KY and Lodge # 916 in Silver Grove
KY. Carl was a member of the Mains-Quinlin VFW Post 9535 in Augusta, KY. He was also a commissioned
Kentucky Colonel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years Mila
Rose (Turner) Dean. He was also preceded in death by two Sisters Hilda Dean and Virgie Dean
Penagrass and one brother Earl Barrett. He is survived by his two sons Carl Wayne Dean (Jacqueline
Brooks) of Augusta, KY and Ronald Dean (Christine) of Hurricane, WV. Four Grandchildren: Jessica
(Dean) Baessler and husband Michael Baessler; Lacey (Dean) Purcell and husband David Purcell;
Jenna Dean; Ethan Wayne Dean. Four Great-grandchildren; Lucas Wayne McKinney, Seth Landon Purcell,
Elyjah Paul Dean and Zoey Rose Purcell; Step-Mother Dessie Dean; Sister: Anita Gail (Dean) Dooley;
Brothers Ernie (Tub) Dean and Gary Dean. A Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, July
5, 2013 at Dobbling-Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, 835 York St. Newport, KY 41071. The funeral
will be Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Evergreen
Cemetery, Southgate, KY. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Hope, 1435 Kenton Pointe Way, Maysville,
Ky 41056. Online condolences to www.dmefuneral.com 07/04/13.
Booneville, KY - Dorothy Mae Dooley Dean, 74, widow of Sam Dean, passed
away Saturday, April 16, 2005 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.
She was born June 4, 1930 in First Creek, Kentucky (Perry Co.), to the late William
Goebel and Tressie Combs Dooley. She was a homemaker, attended the Scoville Church of
God, and a member of the Susan Chapter Order of the Eastern Star # 106. She is
survived by three sons, Ken (& Carol), Art (& Jo Ann) and D. G. Dean, all of Booneville,
Kentucky; two daughters, Marlene (& Jackie) Baker of Booneville, Kentucky and Darlene
(& John Henry) Coomer of Beattyville, Kentucky; a brother, Johnny (& Sue) Dooley of
Booneville, Kentucky; two sisters, Glenna Faye (& Richard) Wilson of Panama City,
Florida and Marie (& Harvey) Phillips of Booneville, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren; 11
great grandchildren; and a host of friends and relatives. Along with her parents, and
her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. Funeral services
Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at 11:00 am at the Booneville Funeral Home with the Rev. Leslie
Kidd officiating. Visitation was held on Monday evening at the funeral home from
6:00 – 9:00 pm. Burial in the Dooley Cemetery, Booneville, Kentucky, with the
Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Charles Dooley,
Carl Dean, Tony Smith, Johnny D. Dooley, Eddie Cornett and James Dunahue.
Booneville Sentinel April 21, 2005
Jesse Dean, 66 of Laughlin, Nevada passed away on June 1st, 2014. Jesse was born August 11th, 1947 in Booneville, KY and attended Owsley County High School. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ledford
and Bonnie Combs Dean and sister-in-law, Reba Byrd Dean. He is survived by his son Jesse Dean, Jr. and wife Tracy of Houston, Texas. Surviving siblings are: Pat Tedford, Louisville, KY; Dr. James Dean, Louisville, KY;
Ledford Dean, Jr., Booneville, KY and Taylor J. Dean, Collierville, TN. Also surviving are nephews: Jason Taylor Dean and Jeremy Ryan Dean (Glenda). Niece Lisa Michelle Dean, great nieces, Allie Grace and Lillie Beth Dean
(twins) and one great nephew, Jonah Eli Dean. Jesse joined the United States Navy when he was seventeen years of age and had a highly successful naval career serving over twenty-seven years and attaining the rank of Master
Chief Petty Officer, the highest grade for an enlisted sailor. Jesse served on numerous ships and overseas assignments. His first sea duty assignment was to the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet (CVS-12) and other noted
assignments were to the Battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) and the nuclear powered Aircraft Carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68). Jesse served on several Amphibious Assault Ships, and while in Vietnam he served in the Brown Water
Navy with duty on the River Patrol boats (PBR’s). Jesse was a highly decorated Vietnam War Veteran. He was a Hull Technician by trade, a certified Nuclear Welder and a Firefighter. In addition to his normal duties, he
boxed for the U. S. Navy Boxing team. He was a member of the American Legion Laughlin Post # 60 in Nevada where he had many friends and volunteered to help out with various projects on a daily basis. Jesse was under
Hospice Care for untreatable cancer when he passed. A funeral service will not be held as Jesse made arrangements for his cremains to be scattered at sea. Booneville Sentinel 06/12/2014.
Dean, Reba Byrd
Booneville, KY - Reba Dean, 54, formerly of Teges,(Clay Co.), born February
21, 1962, died November 8, 2006. She is survived by husband, Ledford Dean, Jr. of
thirty-four years; a son, Jeremy Ryan Dean and wife, Glenda; three grand children, Jonah,
Eli, Lillie Beth and Allie Grace; her mother, Ethel Ball Byrd; sisters, Cleda Chesnut,
Sextons Creek and Irene Burns, Manchester; five brothers, Lenzie Byrd, South Lebanon,
Ohio, Glenn Byrd, Dale Byrd, Donnie Ray Byrd and Rex Byrd, all of Teges; and many nieces
and nephews; and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde
"Dude" Byrd; two sisters, and a brother. Reba worked for the Owsley County Home Health
for 27 years, from which she had been retired for five years. Reba was a faithful life
long member of church. She spent time working for God sowing seeds of Love and Kindness
in her daily life. She will be greatly missed. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m.,
Sunday, November 12 at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel in Manchester, KY with Robert
Combs officiating. Burial in the Lower Saddler Cemetery at Teges, KY. Visitation was
held on Saturday evening, after 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Britton Funeral Home
in charge of the arrangements. Booneville Sentinel November 23, 2006.
Booneville, KY – Taylor Dean, 70, of Oxford, OH, passed away Friday, January
2, 2009 in Johnston, RI. Taylor was born in Hamilton, OH, on January 29, 1938, to the late
Colson and Ruth (Wilder) Dean. He was a former production manager, and a United States Navy
Veteran. He is survived by two sons; Donald (& Marisa) Dean of Attleboro, MA and Ryan
(& Vanessa) Dean of Johnston, RI; a daughter, Lorie (& Bill) Brinck of Oxford, OH; five
grandchildren; and a host of friends and other relatives. Also surviving are two brothers;
Bill (& Janet) Dean of Hamilton, Oh and Russell Dean; two sisters, Jerrie (& Daly) Sandlin
of Booneville, KY and Gloria Morris of Middletown, OH. Along with his parents, he was
preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers. Private funeral services were held
on January 8, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home, with Pastor Tim Carlton
officiating. Visitation was held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment
at Dean/Rice Cemetery on Fish Creek with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Booneville Sentinel January 14, 2009.
Dean, Tommie Lee Helen
Warsaw, KY – Tommie Lee Dean, 83, widow of Thomas Ray Dean, Gallatin Co.
Health Care Center, passed away on May 26, 2007, after a long illness. She was formerly
of Booneville, KY. She was a member of the Lerose Baptist Church and a retired legal
secretary. Born on July 30, 1923 in Louin, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the
late William Edward and Annie Waldrup Hellen. She is survived by a son, Dennis (& Dawn)
Dean of Cleveland, Texas and a daughter, Sharon (& Eddie) Caldwell of Crittenden, KY;
four grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. She is
also survived by a sister, Rachett (Rachell?) Perkins of DeQuincey, Louisiana. Her
husband Thomas Ray Dean, preceded her in death on August 14, 2000. Visitation was held
from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday evening, at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home.
Funeral services at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral
Home with Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating. Burial in the Dean – Rice Cemetery with
Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 31,
Booneville, KY – Albert Deaton, 83, of HC 88, passed away at his residence
on August 27, 2008 after a long illness. He was a World War II veteran, a retired farmer
and a member of the Methodist Church. He was born on August 5, 1925, in Owsley County, to
the late Dan and Mary Helton Deaton. He is survived by three sons, Dennis Deaton, Ricetown,
KY, Kenneth Deaton, Winchester, KY and Floyd (& Robin) Deaton of London, OH; three daughters,
Mary Lou (& Donald) McIntosh and Margie (& Jolly) Cooper of Booneville, KY and Kay (& Elmer Jr.)
Taylor of Ricetown, KY; a brother, James Alfred Deaton, Booneville, KY; eight grandchildren
and five great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his
parents, two sons, Larry & George Deaton, and a grandson, Elmer Taylor, III. Visitation was held
on Thursday evening, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., August 28, 2008 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held on Friday, at 1:00 p.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev.
Joe Powlas officiating. Burial in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel September 10, 2008.
Deaton, Bernie N.
Bernie N. Deaton, a retired employee of Western Electric Co., Baltimore, and resident
of Baton Rouge, he died at 9:51 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 1996, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical
Center. He was 84 and a native of Kentucky. Visiting was held at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825
Government St., 5:30 p.m. until religious services at 7:30 p.m. Monday, conducted by the Rev. Philip
R. Yoho. Interment in Gabbard Cemetery, Widecreek, Ky., on Thursday. Survived by wife, Katherine T.
Deaton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert J. and Mary W. Deaton, Baton Rouge, John T. and
Sandra R. Deaton, Mokena, Ill., and Joseph C. Deaton, Rochester, N.Y.; two sisters, Thelma Pelfry, St.
Helens, Ky., and Violet Barker, Pontiac, Mich.; two brothers, Lambert Deaton,Booneville, Ky., and Eugene
Deaton, Beattyville, Ky.; and three grandchildren, Hannah K. Deaton, R. Judd Deaton Jr. and Benjamin R.
Deaton, all of Baton Rouge. Preceded in death by parents, Luther and Nannie Judd Deaton. He was a member
of Southside Baptist Church. The Advocate - Tuesday, 09/10/1996.
Deaton, Billy Joe
Irvine, KY – Billy Joe Deaton, age 37 of Dry Branch Road in Irvine, KY. Passed away
Monday, April 26, 2010 at his residence. He was affiliated with the Beattyville Assembly of God.
Billy Joe was born June 1, 1972 to Wanda and Nevyle Deaton. He leaves surviving his mother Wanda
D. Allen of Irvine, KY and his father Lucian Nevyle Deaton of Breathitt County, Kentucky. One
sister survives, Becky (Bill) Crabtree of Murfeesboro, Tennessee and 2 brothers, Lucian N. (Noella)
Deaton, Jr. of Somerset, KY and Steve Deaton of Irvine, KY. Two nieces survive, Athena Noel Deaton,
Somerset, KY and Zoe Leann Deaton, Irvine, KY and two nephews survive, Billy Jason Crabtree, Nashville,
TN and Steven Cole Deaton, Irvine, KY. Funeral services for Billy Joe Deaton were held Wednesday, April
28, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Garrett Thomas officiating. Burial
followed in the Davidson Cemetery in Lee County, Long Branch Road. Booneville Sentinel May 5, 2010.
Deaton, Dennis Wayne "Bud"
Booneville, KY – Dennis Wayne "Bud" Deaton, age 59, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013
at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY. Dennis was born in Booneville, Owsley County, KY on
October 23, 1953, a son of the late Albert and Bonnie (Marshall) Deaton. He enjoyed the sport of UK basketball;
being outdoors where he would hunt arrowheads and he had a love for his pet companion yorkie dog named Cookie.
He is survived by 2 brothers; Kenneth Deaton of Winchester, KY, Floyd Deaton of Cincinnati, OH, 2 sisters;
Margie (Jolly) Cooper and Kay (Jr) Taylor both of Booneville, KY, 3 special nieces; Dionne McIntosh, Kaylee
McIntosh and Kimberly McIntosh. Dennis is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Dennis was
preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers; George Daniel Deaton and Larry Deaton, 1 sister; Mary Lou McIntosh.
Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home, Booneville, KY at 1:00 PM on Thursday, February
21, 2013 with Reverend Rob Morgan officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 11:00
AM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Dennis will be laid to rest in the William Abner Cemetery
located in the Upper Wolfe Creek Community of Owsley County, KY. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of
all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 02/21/2013.
Deaton, Elifes "Red"
Elifes “Red” Deaton, 79, husband of Edna Deaton, died Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at Hospice
Care Center. Born in Beattyville, he was a son of the late Bethel and Flossie Deaton. He was retired
from the Lexington Fayette Urban Co. Government. Survivors other than his wife are his children,
Delbert Deaton, Booneville, KY, Gary Deaton, Nicholasville, Rebecca (Billy) Garrett-Campbell,
Louisville, Randall Deaton, Nicholasville, Lisa (Tracey) Lucas, Nicholasville, and Michelle (David)
Peterson, Nicholasville; seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2pm Tue at Kerr Brothers Funeral
Home-Main St. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12-2pm Tue at the funeral
home. www.kentucky.com 01/22/2012.
Deaton, Everett L.
Beattyville, KY – Everett Deaton, 72, 2425 Hwy 11, passed away after a short
illness on March 5, 2010, at the Select Specialty Hospital, Lexington, KY. He was retired
from the Lee County Ambulance Service and was a member of the Southside Church of Christ.
He was born on January 22, 1938 in Owsley County, KY to the late John W. Deaton and Eva
Allen Deaton. He is survived by two sons, Tony Deaton and Troy Deaton, both of Beattyville,
KY; a daughter, Tammy Deaton of Georgetown, KY; a granddaughter, Erika Arnold and a great
granddaughter, Taylor Lainhart, both of Beattyville, KY. He was preceded in death by his
parents and a son, Timmy Deaton. Visitation was held from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday evening at
the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
at the funeral home with Rev. Tom Reece and Rev. Garrett Thomas officiating. Burial in the
Deaton Family Cemetery in Lee County, KY with Searcy & Strong Funeral Home in charge of
arrangements. Booneville Sentinel March 10, 2010.
Deaton, Myrtle Burch
Booneville, KY – Myrtle Deaton, age 95, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2010
at her residence. She was a homemaker and the widow of Lambert Deaton. Myrtle was a 57-year
member of the Wide Creek Baptist Church. She was born on March 5, 1915 in Owsley County, KY,
the daughter of Ike and Ruth Neeley Burch. She is survived by three sons, John Carlyel (& wife,
Betty) Deaton of Connersville, Indiana, Lucian Nevyle (& wife, Ann) Deaton of Breathitt Co., and
Douglas Harold (& wife, Barbara) of Booneville, KY; seven grandchildren, Becky D. Crabtree, Lucian
Jr., Steve, Billy Joe, Anthony, David Douglas Deaton and Christa Deaton Seelye; nine great
grandchildren, Billy Jason Crabtree, Athena, Zoe, Cole, Austin and Alex Deaton and Shane, Lauryn
and Brett Seelye. Also surviving is a brother, Audley Burch, Booneville, KY, a sister, Cleta
McWhorter, Tyner, KY and a host of nephews, nieces, many friends and relatives. She was preceded
in death by her husband, Lambert Deaton; her parents, Ike and Ruth Burch; six brothers, Lucian,
Ellis, Coy, Logan, Darwin and Robert Burch; and a sister, Bonnie Burch Grimes. Visitation was
held from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., Firday April 9, 2010, at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral
services on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at the funeral home with Rev. Harold Becknell and Rev. Earl
Seale officiating. Burial in the Burch Family Cemetery with Searcy & Strong Funeral Home in charge
of arrangements. Pallbearers were Billy Jason Crabtree, Steve and Anthony Deaton, Darrell and
Anthony Burch and Ronnie McWhorter. Booneville Sentinel April 14, 2010.
Deaton, Wilson Jr.
Beattyville, KY – Wilson Deaton, Jr. 81, of 222 E. Center St., passed away
at the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center, Richmond, KY on Sunday, February 18, 2007.
Born in Owsley County, KY on July 25, 1925, he was the son of the late David and Martha
Sizemore Deaton. He was retired from the KY Department of Transportation and a former
ambulance driver for Buckhorn and Lee County Ambulance Service. He was a member of the
Beattyville Baptist Church. Mr. Deaton is survived by a daughter, Martha Rose Dunaway
of Beattyville, KY and a son, Bill D. (& Judy) Deaton of Ocala, FL; five grandchildren;
and 13 great grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in
death by his wife, Lucille Wilson Deaton; his parents; three sisters; and a grandson.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at the
Newman Funeral Home, Beattyville, KY. Funeral services at 1:30 p.m., Thursday,
February 22, 2007 at the Beattyville Baptist Church with Rev. James Overbee officiating.
Burial in the Griffith Cemetery in Owsley County, with the Newnam Funeral Home in charge
of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel February 22, 2007.
DeBord, Jack L.
Booneville, KY Jack L. DeBord, age 83, husband of Lucy R. Minter DeBord, passed away
Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center in Richmond, KY. Jack was
born October 22, 1925 in Wartburg, Tennessee, to the late Tyler and Mossie Davis DeBord. He was a
U. S. Army Veteran having served in WW II, a former surveyor, farmer, Post Master for Stay, KY, and
a member of the Baptist Church in Oneida, TN. Along with his wife, Lucy, of 62 years, he is survived
by three sons, Gary (& Donna) DeBord of McKee, KY, Jim (& Lisa) DeBord and Ronnie (& Andie) DeBord,
both of Booneville, KY; 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Other survivors are three sisters,
Peggy Crawford and Jessie Sandlin, both of Nicholasville, KY, and Jean Jeffers of Oneida, TN; a brother,
Jerry DeBord of Troy, OH; and a host of other relatives and friends. Besides his parents, he was
preceded in death by his son, William Lynn DeBord. Funeral services, along with Military Rites by
the Three Forks Post # 11296, will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville
Funeral Home, with Pastors Joe Powlas and Terry Sandlin officiating. Burial in the Pleasant Grove
Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville
Sentinel February 25, 2009.
DeHart, Nellie Hensley
Nellie Hensley DeHart, 94, widow of Kirby L., died August 29, 2012 at her Norwood
residence. Born in Owsley County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Pearl
(Taylor) Hensley. Nellie was a member of Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, Norwood. Survivors are one
brother, Rolfes (Virginia) Hensley and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four
siblings: Harden and Herschel Hensley, Opal Hudson, and Irene Smith. Visitation at Vorhis & Ryan
Funeral Home, 5501 Montgomery Road, Norwood on Saturday, September 1, 2012 from 10:00 AM until time
of funeral service at 11:30 AM. Burial will be at Arlington Memorial Gardens. Nellie, however, is
already home with the Lord and family members she dearly loved. www.vorhisandryan.com 09/01/2012.
DeJarnette, Bertha Mayes
Richmond, KY - Bertha Mayes DeJarnette, 73, of Evansdale Avenue, Richmond,
died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at her home. She was born on Jan. 17, 1931, in Owsley County;
the daughter of the late Calvin and Dora Campbell Mayes. She was a homemaker and a
member of the Holiness Church. Ms. DeJarnette was the widow of Travis DeJarnette; and
was preceded in death by four brothers, Harlan Mayes, Roy Mayes, Willie Mayes, and Ed
Mayes; and one sister, Laura Angel. She is survived by two daughters, Ruth DeJarnette;
and Beulah Whitaker (Ray), both of Richmond; two brothers, Ralph Mayes, of Dreyfus, and
Frank Mayes, of Richmond; one sister, Nellie Reynolds, of Irvine; one grandchild,
Chelsie Whitaker. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Combs,
Parsons and Collins Funeral Home, with Rev. Roy Murphy officiating. Burial will follow
in the Richmond Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the Combs,
Parsons and Collins Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Rev. Doug Baker, Matthew Mundy,
Gene Murphy, Rex Allen Murphy, Billy Wayne, Raymond Dalton and Christopher Bowles.
Submitted by Dr. D. L. Brewer
Dickerson, Phillip Grant
Booneville, KY – Phillip Grant Dickerson, born October 25, 1971 in Campton,
KY, passed away peacefully in his home in Pikeville, KY, Sunday, October 25, 2009 of congestive
heart failure. He was 38 years old. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Esther and
Frank Hatcher of Pikeville, KY; his father and stepmother, Eugene and Marcia Dickerson of
Beattyville, KY; his brothers, George Dickerson of Knoxville, TN, Charlie and Todd Kenner of
Pikeville, KY, Jeff Dickerson of Beattyville, KY and Brian Byrd of South Lebanon, OH; and his
sister, Amanda Dickerson of Manchester, KY; also several aunts and uncles. Phillip was preceded
in death by his grandparents, Al & Piney Baker of Mistletoe, KY and Ted & Dora Dickerson of
Beattyville, KY. He was a graduate of Lee County High School, Class of 1989, was a block layer
and heavy equipment operator, and his hobbies included restoring class vehicles. He was kind
hearted, humorous and well liked by all who always knew him. He was never at a loss for jokes
and could always find the humor in any situation. Visitation for Phillip was held Wednesday
evening, October 28, 2009, from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in Booneville,
KY. Funeral services were held on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 1:00 p.m., at the funeral home,
with Rev. Garett Thomas officiating. Burial followed at the Alfred Baker Cemetery, Mistletoe, KY.
Many thanks to the close friends and relatives who helped in the grieving process. Phillip’s soul
has gone to be with God and he will be greatly missed. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in
Booneville, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel November 4, 2009.
DiMuzio, Willa Mae Murrell
Willa Mae (nee Murrell), age 74, May 9,2012, Florence. Beloved long time
resident of Northern Kentucky passed away May 9, 2012.Willa was born September 15, 1937,
in Booneville, Kentucky to Sam and Golden Murrell. She was the oldest of four children and
throughout her life maintained a fondness for her roots in Kentucky. Her family moved to Ohio
during her teen years. Later, She would go on to meet and marry her husband; Anthony DiMuzio.
Tony and Willa were married 56 years and blessed with four children. They have been long time
Northern Kentucky residents, owned and managed businesses and enjoyed their journey together.
Willa devoted much of her time and energy to serving the Diocese of Covington in various roles.
Beginning at Marydale Retreat Center in Erlanger, later at the Seminary of St. Pius X and finally
at Blessed Sacrament School, where she served many years as Cafeteria Manager. Her interests
included family, cooking, her extended family at Blessed Sacrament and the multitude of friends
made during her life. Willa always enjoyed good food, socializing and had an engaging personality
that could light up a room. Mrs. DiMuzio is survived by her husband, Tony DiMuzio; daughter Debbie
(Roy), son's; Greg(Tammy), Jeff(Denise) and Bret(Kris) & their families including eleven grandchildren
and three great grandchildren. She is also survived by her Sisters; Peggy Riley, Brenda Prince and
brother; Kenneth Murrell. The Middendorf Funeral Home (859-341-7800) in Ft Wright, Kentucky has been
entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to:www.middendorf-funeralhome.com. Viewing
will be held Monday evening, May 14th from 5:00pm till 8:30pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held
on Tuesday, May 15th at 10:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky. Following
mass & burial - there will be a reception for family and friends at Blessed Sacrament Church in the
under croft. www.legacy.com/obituaries/nky/ 05/12/2012.
Doane, Irene Peters
Irene (nee: Peters) Doane, 91, of Lebanon, OH died Thursday, July 3, 2008
at her residence. Born September 10, 1916 in Owsley County, KY to Emery and Nancy (nee:
Mays) Peters, she was devoted wife and mother. Irene was preceded in death by her husband,
Russell Doane, daughter-in-law, Wanette Doane, brothers, Earl and Bill Peters and sisters,
Marceline McKinney, Janet Peters and Mae Peters. Survivors include sons: Richard Emery
Doane of Dayton, OH and James Russell (Linda) Doane of Saginaw, MI, daughter, Kathleen
Doane of Lebanon, OH, brother, Ralph Peters of Waynesville, OH, sister, Bonnie Phillips
of Lebanon, OH, grandchildren, Andrew, Robert, Christopher, Bryan and Marilyn, great
grandchildren, Christopher, Nathan, Dawna, Katie and Laura and special friend, Shannon
Titus. Visitation, Sunday July 6, 2008 from 4-6:00 PM with service on Monday, July 7,
2008 at 10:30 AM all at Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon. Interment in Miami Cemetery,
Waynesville, OH. Memorial donations requested to Hospice of Dayton. www.webfh.com July 13,
Dooley, Chelsea Nicole Marie
Booneville, KY - Chelsea Nicole-Marie Dooley, 15, passed away Saturday,
January 13, 2007, at her residence. Chelsea was born in Ventura, CA, on June 7, 1991,
to Gary Dooley of Booneville, KY and Susan Lynn Marshall Dooley Wilds, of East Belle
Haven, VA. She was a student at Owsley County High School, had a love for writing
poetry, and enjoyed birds and horses. Along with her parents, she is survived by two
brothers, Phillip Dooley of East Bell Haven, VA and Matthew Dooley of Booneville, Ky;
and a host relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Thursday, January 18,
2007, at 11:00 a.m., at the Booneville Funeral Home , with the Rev. Jamison Brunk
officiating. Visitation was held on Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6:00-
9:00 p.m. Burial in the Flannery Cemetery, Levi, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel.
Dooley, Clay Jackson "C. J."
Booneville, KY – Clay Jackson “CJ” Dooley, age 86, husband of the late
Beatrice (Baker) Dooley, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Central
Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Fayette County, KY. CJ was born in Booneville, Owsley
County, KY on October 14, 1925 a son of the late Willie and Nellie (Jackson) Dooley. He
was a retired teacher working within the Middle Kentucky River Area, a veteran of the US
Navy, a member of the Booneville Masonic Lodge 939 and the Beattyville VFW Post 11296.
CJ was also a member of the Booneville United Methodist church. He is survived by 1 son;
William (Elaine) Dooley of High Springs, FL, 1 daughter; Julia Lynette "Lynn"(Dr. Jeff)
Stinson of Lexington,KY, 1 grandson; Braden Clay Stinson of Lexington, KY, 1 sister; Elora
Stewart of Miamisburg, OH and many other loving family members and friends. Along with his
parents and loving wife, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Ollie and Herman Dooley
and 1 sister; Verna Evans. Funeral Services will be held at the Booneville Funeral Home,
Booneville, KY at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 with Rev. J. Jameson Brunk officiating.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Booneville Funeral
Home, Booneville, KY. CJ will be laid to rest in the Dooley Cemetery located in the Scoville
community of Owsley County. The family ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the
Booneville United Methodist Church. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Dooley, Gary Monroe "Dozer"
Mr. Gary (Dozer) Dooley, 71, passed away November 19th, 2012 at the KY River Medical
Center in Jackson, KY following a sudden illness. He was born October 3, 1941 in Owsley County, KY,
was the son of the late Matt & Virgie Burton Dooley. He was retired from the Navy and attended the
Church of God. Gary is survived by 1 son: Mr. Phillip Dooley of Booneville, KY; 3 brothers: Mr.
Robert “Bob” Dooley and wife Pauline, Mr. James K. Dooley & wife Glema and Mr. Darrell Dooley & wife
Ruby all of Booneville, KY: 1 sister; Mrs. Carol Ann Wilson of Irvine, KY and several nieces and
nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: Matt & Virgie Dooley, 2
children: Chelsie & Matthew Dooley, 2 brothers: Billy Ray and Alex Carl “Coger” Dooley and 2 sisters:
Virginia Oliver and Diana Olsen. Funeral services for Mr. Dooley were held Sunday, November 25, 2012
at 2:00 P.M. with visitation on Saturday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. all at Searcy and Strong Funeral
Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Jamie Brunk, with the burial and full Military Rites
following in the Flannery – Dooley Cemetery at Scoville, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was
in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 11/29/2012.
Dooley, James Kenneth
Booneville, KY- James Kenneth Dooley, age 53, husband of Paula (Edwards) Dooley, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY. James was born in Manchester, Clay County,
KY on April 15, 1960, a son of the late Roscoe Conrad and the late Lela Dooley Cole. He was a former Correctional Officer for the Lee Adjustment Center in Beattyville, KY, served his Country proudly for 6 years in the US Navy
serving around the world, enjoyed hunting and just being outdoors, and attended the Elk Lick Missionary Baptist Church in Booneville, KY. He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, 2 sons; Jordan Robert Dooley of Manchester,
England, and James Jordan Dooley of Booneville, KY, 1 daughter; Casey Dooley of Booneville, KY, 1 brother; Phillip (Trish) Cole of Booneville, KY, 1 sister; Vickie Bowman of Beattyville, KY, along with many other loving family
members and friends. James was preceded in death by his parents, Uncle Eugene Phillip Cole, his father and mother in law; Paul and Evalee Edwards. Funeral Service will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Booneville
Funeral Home with Pastor David Combs officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 from 11:00 AM until time of service. James will be laid to rest in the Robert Edwards Cemetery located in Anglin Branch Community
of Owsley County. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 03/30/2014.
Dooley, Matthew A.
Mr. Matthew A. Dooley, 26, passed away May 3, 2012 following a sudden illness.
He was born April 11, 1986 in Jacksonville, Florida, was the son of Gary Dooley and Susan
Marshall and was a laborer. Matthew is survived by his father: Mr. Gary Dooley of Booneville,
KY; his mother, Mrs. Susan Marshall of Bellhaven, Virginia and one brother; Mr. Phillip Dooley
of Booneville, KY. Also there are many relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a
sister: Chelsea Dooley. Funeral services for Matthew were held Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 2:00
p.m. with visitation on Monday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral
Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Jamie Brunk with burial following at the Flannery
Cemetery (Scoville, KY). The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Booneville Sentinel May 17, 2012.
Dooley, Ollie R.
Booneville, KY - Ollie Ragon Dooley, 83, of Route 2, husband of Violet
Mainous Dooley, passed away Friday, August 4, 2006, at the Owsley County Health Care
Center, after a long illness. He was born on May 17, 1923, in Owsley County, to the
late William and Nell Jackson Dooley. He was a member of the Booneville First Baptist
Church, a Veteran of World War II, and a member of the Masonic Lodge 939, the OES 446,
and was retired from operating a service station for many years. Besides his wife,
Violet of Booneville, Kentucky, he is survived by a son, Jim (& Carolyn) Dooley of
Lexington, Kentucky; a daughter, Pam Dooley of Stanton, Kentucky; a grandson, James
Dooley of Davenport, Florida; a great granddaughter, Emma Katelyn Dooley also of
Davenport, Florida; a sister, Elora Stewart of Dayton, Ohio; and a brother, C. J.
Dooley, Beattyville, Kentucky. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August
7, 2006, at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Lacefield officiating.
Visitation was held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sunday evening, August 6th at the funeral
home. Burial in the J. L. Mainous Family Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bob Mayes, Bill
Gabbard, Brad Turner, Jack Long, Michael Reffitt and Harold Terry.
Booneville Sentinel August 10, 2006.
Dooley, Philip Eugene
Booneville, KY - Philip Eugene Dooley, age 71, passed away Friday, April 1,
2011 at the Marcum Wallace Hospital in Irvine, KY. Philip was born in Scoville, Owsley
County, KY on April 30th, 1939, a son of the late Bascom and Ruth (Brown) Dooley. He was
retired from the U.S. Army and served his Country proudly during the Viet Nam conflict.
He is survived by 2 sisters; Louise Abshear and Nancy Butler both of Winchester, KY, 2
nephews; James Kenneth Dooley and Raymond Phillip Cole both of Booneville, KY; 1 niece;
Victoria Bowman of Beattyville, KY, and a host of other loving family members and friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 brother; Andrew Dooley, and 1 sister;
Lela Cole. Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. . www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com
Dooley, Violet Mainous
Mrs. Violet Dooley, 86, passed away June 18, 2011 at the Owsley County Health
Care Center in Booneville following a long illness. She was born March 31, 1925 in Owsley
County, KY was the daughter of the late James L. & Ada Wilson Mainous, was the widow of Ollie
Dooley was a homemaker and was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Booneville. Mrs. Dooley
is survived by one son: Mr. James Dooley & wife Carolyn of Lexington, KY, one daughter: Mrs.
Pamela J. Dooley of Stanton; one grandson: Mr. James Dooley and wife Karen and two
great-granddaughters: Ms. Emma Katelyn Dooley and Ms. Abigail Rose Dooley all of Davenport,
Florida. Also surviving is one brother: Mr. Martin V. Mainous of Irvine, KY. She was preceded
in death by her parents, her husband: Ollie, one brother: Wilson Mainous and two sisters: Jessie
Turner and Nettie Katherin Mainous. Pallbearers were: Bob Mayes, Steve Mayes, Bill Gabbard, Harold
Terry, James Dooley and Michael Reiffitt. Funeral services for Mrs. Dooley were held on Tuesday,
June 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation on Monday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. All at the Searcy
and Strong Funeral Home in Booneville. Officiating the services was the Rev. Jerry Lacefield with
the burial following at the J. L. Mainous Family Cemetery in Booneville. The Searcy and Strong
Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel June 22, 2011.
Downs, Janice D. Caudell
Janice D. Caudell Downs, age 60, of Middletown, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011
at Atrium Medical Center. She was born February 8, 1951 in Clay County, KY to Shella and Ida (McIntosh)
Caudell. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling and fishing. She is preceded in death by her parents;
husband, Robert E. Lee Downs in 1982; sisters, Jean Neeley, Kathleen Caudell, Dorothy Caudell; brother,
Robert Caudell. Janice is survived daughters, Carma Downs of Middletown, Kim (Mark) Poe of Franklin;
son, Casey (Sabrina) Downs of Lebanon; grandchildren, Zachary Carroll, Caitlyne and Alexis Poe, Shane,
Emma, Bobby and Kori Downs; sisters, Cleo Bryant, Gladys Tarter both of Middletown, Ruby Coldwell of
Phoenix, Jackie Rice of Beattyville, KY, Linda Sandlin of KY; brothers, Elbert Caudell of Rice Town,
KY, Herbert (Cindy) Caudell of Middletown. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday,
September 3, 2011 at Kim Poe’s house starting at 5:00 pm. Memorial contributions maybe made to American
Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206. Condolences may be sent to the family at
Dubois, Juanita Wyatt
Juanita Wyatt Dubois, 79, of Connersville, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Lincoln
Center Healthcare. One of ten children, she was born February 10, 1934, in Owsley County, Kentucky, the
daughter of Thomas and Myrtle (Gabbard) Wyatt; they preceded her in death. In the 1930s, she moved to
Connersville with her family and was a 1951 graduate of Connersville High School. In 1955, she was married
to Carroll Dubois; Mr. Dubois passed away in 1987. For more than thirteen years, she worked for Bea’s and
the Wooden Key Hallmark Store. A member of Central Christian Church, she enjoyed her family and friends,
reading, working jigsaw puzzles and delighting in her flowers and hummingbirds. Survivors include a daughter,
Debbie Schaefer and her husband Tim, three sons, Jeff Dubois and his wife Kena, Bradley Dubois and his wife
Denise and Craig Dubois and his wife Ruth, four grandchildren, Josh and Ashley Schaefer and Kenzi and Dalton
Luke Dubois, a great-granddaughter, Kaylynn Schaefer, a great-grandson, Eli Joshua, a sister, Nancy Gilmore,
two brothers, Ronnie and Jerry Wyatt, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by
her parents, her husband, two brothers, Denver and Bill Wyatt, four sisters, Bernice McKenney, Naomi Jane Wyatt,
Jeanette Cheek and Cynthia Weems. Funeral Services will be conducted 12 PM Friday, August 2, 2013, at Miller,
Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Sinclair of Central Christian Church, officiating; burial will
be Lick Creek Cemetery – family and friends may call at the Funeral Home from 10 AM until the time of the
service on Friday. www.millermosterrobbins.com. 08/01/13.
Duff, Chester "Josh"
DUFF, Chester “Josh”, 84, of Morrow, died Saturday, February 27, 2010. Born
October 10, 1925 in Owsley Co., KY, to Henry and Lottie (nee: Sims) Duff. He was a member
of the Anchor of Hope Church. He retired from Duff’s Construction Company in 1995. Preceded
in death by his parents, brothers; Hubert and Herman Duff. Survivors include his son, Shawn
Duff of Wallingford, KY, brothers; Homer Duff of Largo, FL, and Robert Duff of Oregonia, OH.,
sisters; Helen Spicer of South Lebanon, OH and Mary Young of Newport Richey, FL. and one
grandchild, Addison Grace Duff. Visitation is Wednesday March 3, 2010 from 5-8:00PM at the
Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon. Service is Thursday March 4, 2010 at 11:00AM at the Anchor
of Hope Church. Reverend Bill Lamb officiating. Interment follows in Deerfield Cemetery. Memorial
donations are requested to Crossroads Hospice, 4360 Glendale Milford Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
Online condolences are available at www.Hoskinsfh.com March 1, 2010.
Duff, Clarence Edward
Mr. Clarence Edward Duff, 90, passed away November 20, 2013 at the ARH Hospital in Hazard, KY
following a brief illness. He was born April 15, 1923 in Chavies, KY, was the son of the late Andrew & Lizzie
Stevens Duff, was a retired auto garage operator, was a member of the Masonic lodge, was a Navy veteran volunteer
during wartime of WW 2. He was a member of the Sugar Camp Baptist Church. Mr. Duff is survived by three sons:
Mr. Ronnie Duff & wife Michelle of Booneville, Mr. Donald L. Duff on Pennsylvania and Mr. William Duff of London,
KY; grandchildren: Mrs. Hope Lucas, Rebecca Page, Love Faith, Patience Grace Duff and more and two great
grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents: Andrew & Lizzie Duff and a son: Jimmy Duff. Funeral
services for Mr. Duff were held Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church in
Booneville with visitation on Friday evening from 6 to 9 PM at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating
the service was the Rev. Joe Powlas with the burial and full military rites following in the Lerose Cemetery at
Lerose, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Duff, Jimmy Ray
Mr. Jimmy Ray Duff, 46, passed away May 15th, 2013 following an auto accident. He
was born July 26th, 1966 in Ohio. He was the son of Clarence Duff of Hazard, KY and Sandra Frost
of Booneville, KY. He was a truck driver by trade and a member of the Sugar Camp Baptist Church.
Jimmy is survived by his parents, Clarence Duff and Sandra Frost: one daughter; Rebecca Paige Duff
of Winchester, KY; two brothers; Ronnie (Michelle) Duff of Booneville, KY and John (Cindy) Bishop
of Ringgold, GA: one sister; Revella (Dave) Rassmussan of Kansas City, Kansas. Also surviving are
two uncles: Bobby (Charlotte) Frost of Louisville, KY, John (Naomi) Frost of Booneville, KY: one Aunt;
Kathy Frost of Florence, KY and eight nieces and nephews: Celeste Katznmaier, Hope Duff Lucas, Destiny
Duff, Love Faith Duff, Patience Grace Duff, Dustin Hammons, Brandon Hammons and Cody Gossett. Booneville
CONNERSVILLE, Ind. -- McKinley Duff, age 93 of McGuire Ridge Road in
Franklin County passed away Friday, May 23, 2008, at Lincoln Center West where he had
been a patient for a brief time. He was born January 8, 1915, in Owsley County, Kentucky,
the son of Claude and Nellie Edwards Duff. He had resided in the Connersville area since
1945. He had been employed for many years at National Metal and also farmed for many years.
He is survived by three sons, David and Judy Duff of Connersville, Bill Duff and Sue of
Connersville and Larry and Connie Duff of Mims, Florida; one daughter, Frances and Elman
Metcalf of Mims, Florida; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers,
Earl and Shirley Duff of Dayton, Ohio, and Cecil and Lee Duff of Hamilton, Ohio; two
sisters, Lois Marshall of Booneville, Kentucky, and Nadine and Bill Burke of McGregor,
Texas; two sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by
his wife, Esther Amis Duff, to whom he was married in 1935. She passed away in 1993.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny and Ralph Duff. Funeral services
were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, at Urban-Winkler Funeral Home with Rev.
Randall Collins of Connersville Baptist Temple officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove
Cemetery in Brookville.
Dulaney, Wanda Lynch Hornsby
Wanda L. Hornsby Dulaney, 81, of Clark County, widow of Claude Hornsby
and Robert Dulaney, passed away on Mon.., Nov. 19, 2012 at the Clark Regional Medical
Center. She was born in Owsley County on Oct. 7, 1931 to the late Hobert and Mattie
Botner Lynch. She was a homemaker and member of the Christian faith. Survivors include
her daughter, Linda K. (William) Wells of Clark County; her son, Roger D. Hornsby of
Clay City; 2 grandchildren, JoAnna (David) Hall and Michael W. (Holly) Wells; 2 great
grandchildren, Corey Dalton Christopher and Dakota Hall; and 4 sisters-in-law, Colleen
Hornsby, Betty (John) Dorton, Ann (Carl) Smith, and Faye Poff. She was preceded in death
by her brothers, Blackwell Lynch and Harold Lynch. Funeral services will be conducted
at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Scobee Funeral Home by Bro. Atwood Winkle. Burial
will be in the Winchester Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.,
Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Scobee Funeral Home. http://www.scobeefuneralhome.com/ 11/20/2012.
Dunaway, Glona Jane Margraves
Glona Jane Dunaway, age 92, departed this life on Saturday,
June 10, 2006, at the home of her daughter in Broadhead, Ky. She was born on May
23, 1914 in Owsley County Kentucky, the daughter of Zach and Minnie Strong Margraves.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Beattyville Baptist Church. Glona was preceded
in death by her husband, Winfred Dunaway and three sons: Winfred, Jr., Fred and Luther.
She was also preceded in death by three grandchildren: Timothy, Jennifer and Michael.
Glona is survived by two daughters, Helen (James) Barker of Bristol, Indiana and Linda
(Coy) Taylor of Brodhead, Kentucky. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren, 35
Great-Grandchildren and 13 Great-Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by one
sister, Edna Callie Phillips of Vandalia, Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews,
including Betty Lou Hacker of Beattyville. She is also survived by a great many
friends who mourn her passing. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 13 from 6:00 to 9:00
PM. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, June 14, 2006 with Dr. Dennis L.
Brewer, Pastor of Unity Baptist Church of Richmond and former pastor of Beattyville
Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery in Beattyville.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Newnam Funeral Home is in charge of the service.
Submitted by Dennis L. Brewer
Duncan. Patsy Ann Roberts
Lawrenceburg, KY - Patsy Ann Roberts Duncan, 65, died Monday, May 25, 2009
at her residence. She was born June 25, 1943 in Georgetown, KY, to the late Harold Tate
and Clara Belle Knight Roberts. She was an employee of YH America in Versailles, KY, a
graduate of Scott County High School and a member of the Great Crossings Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Charles T. Duncan, Jr.; four children, Wes
(& Vicki) Herald of Georgetown, Tim Herald of Booneville, Marsha Doss of Lawrenceburg and
Charlie (& Jan) Duncan III of Salvisa; 12 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a sister,
Doris Jean Ward of Georgetown; and a brother, John (& Pat) Roberts of Versailles. She was
also preceded in death by two brothers. Graveside services were held Thursday, May 28,
2009, at the chapel of the Lawrenceburg Cemetery with Rev. Kristopher Billiter officiating.
Visitation held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home, who handled
the arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation, 250 E. Liberty
St., Suite 710, Louisville, KY 40202-1537. Booneville Sentinel June 3, 2009.
Duncan, Wanda Fay Couch
Booneville, KY – Wanda Fay Couch Duncan, 57, of Erlanger, KY, passed away
Thursday, September 7, 2006, at her residence. She was born in Lee County, KY, on May
5, 1949, to the late Levi and Ester Million Couch. She was a homemaker and a waitress
for Frischs Restaurant. Survivors include two sons, Frank Montgomery of Corinth, KY and
Benjamin Montgomery of Ludlow, KY; a daughter, Kim Faehr of Covington, KY; 10
grandchildren; a brother, Bobby Couch of Lucky Fork, KY; three sisters, Betty Bolin of
Loveland, OH, Ruby Hall of Crittenden, KY and Dorothy Couch of Erlanger, KY; and a host
of friends and relatives. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister,
Geneva Couch. Funeral services on Monday, September 11, 2006, at 1:00 p.m., at the
Faith Hill Community Center, Lucky Fork, KY, with Rev. J. Jamison Brunk officiating.
Visitation was on Monday morning, at the church, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial at the
Horn Hill Cemetery, Upper Buffalo., with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of
arrangements. Booneville Sentinel September 14, 2006.
Duncil, Roger Dale
Beattyville, KY – Roger Dale Duncil, age 58, passed away Sunday, October 18,
2009 at the Hazard ARH Medical Center in Hazard, KY. He was born March 13, 1951 in Lee County,
KY, to the late Sherman and Mavis Mays Duncil. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran, a former truck driver
for Dailey Allen Trucking, a mechanic and attended the Apostolic Church in Beattyville, KY.
Survivors include his fiancée, Janet Murphy of Beattyville, KY; two sons, Cecil and Jeffery Sparks,
both of Beattyville, KY; two daughters, Betty Byrd of Booneville, KY and Vickie Fox of Beattyville,
KY; 13 grandchildren and a great grandchild. Other survivors are his three sisters, Rosa Lee Corder
of Carlisle, KY and Kathy Allen and Beverly Holiday of Beattyville, KY; and a host of other relatives
and friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Allen Duncil; two sons,
David Lee and Steve Dale Duncil; and a daughter, Lisa Michelle Duncil. Funeral services were Tuesday,
October 20, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Chris Holliday officiating.
Visitation was held on Monday evening at the funeral home from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Burial in the Duncil
Family Cemetery, Hale Ridge, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville
Sentinel October 21, 2009.
Durbin, Gracie Lee Ross
Gracie Lee Ross Durbin, the widow of James Preston Durbin, and the daughter
of the late Charlie and Susie Ross, was born in Lee County, Kentucky on July 3, 1928 and
departed this life in Winchester, Kentucky on July 6, 2011 at the age of 83 years, one month
and 3 days. She was a homemaker and attended the Pentecostal Church. Mrs. Durbin is survived
by two daughters, Janice Durbin Isaacs of Winchester, Kentucky and Shirley Ann Durbin of
Heidelberg, Kentucky; 5 grandsons, James Edward Isaacs of Lexington, Kentucky, Bradley,
Michael and Timmy Isaacs all of Winchester, Kentucky, Stanley Isaacs of Booneville, Kentucky;
one brother, James Ross of Beattyville and one sister, Wanda Lee Seales of Booneville; several
great and great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.