Earl, Victor Lee Sr.

Booneville- Victor Lee Earl, Sr., age 67, husband of Diane (Christiansan) Earl, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2011 at his residence in Sturgeon, Kentucky. Victor was born in Plainwell, Michigan on April 13, 1944, a son of the late Ottis and Ada (Anson) Earl. He was retired, a former Bridge Tender for the State of Florida Highway Department, a member of the North American Hunting and Fishing Club, and attended the Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, 2 sons; Victor Jr., and William Earl, both of Booneville, KY, 1 sister; Carol Perrigan of Crescent City, FL, 2 grandchildren, and a host of friends and family. Victor was preceded in death by his parents and 2 children; Benjamin and Julia Joy Earl. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, December 2, 2011 at 6:00 PM at the Warrens Chapel Methodist Church in Vincent, KY with Reverend J. Jamison Brunk officiating. Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com 11/29/2011.

 

Easterling, Josephine Turner

Booneville, KY – Josephine Easterling, 82, of Route 1, Booneville, KY, passed away November 30, 2008 at the Owsley County Health Care Center after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Greenville, South Carolina. She was born on January 21, 1926 in Savannah, Georgia to Robert and Ruth Wilson Turner. She is survived by her husband, Rev. L. C. Easterling of Booneville, KY; two daughters, Andrea (& Russell) Baker, Pensacola, Florida and Jennifer Prauley of Booneville, KY; a son, Robert L. (& Janie) Easterling, Anderson, South Carolina; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a sister, Charlotte Messer of Macon, Georgia. Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., December 3rd at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the Levi Baptist Church with Rev. Russell Baker and Rev. L. C. Easterling officiating. Burial in the Evans Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel December 3, 2008.

 

Easterling, Rev. Leaston C.

Rev. L. C. Easterling, (Brother C.), 90, went to be with the Lord December 25, 2012 at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY following a long illness. Mr. Easterling was born June 25, 1922 in Daisy, Georgia, was the son of the late Earl Hardy and Annie Slater Easterling, was the widower of Josephine Turner Easterling, was a veteran of World War II and was a missionary worker and pastor since 1966 and pastor of the Levi Baptist Church. He is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Andrea Baker & husband Russell of Pensacola, Florida and Mrs. Jennifer Smith and husband Alan of Booneville, KY; one son, Mr. Robert L. Easterling and wife Janie of Anderson, South Carolina; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; also there are several relatives and friends. Funeral services for Rev. Easterling were held Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at the Levi Baptist Church, with visitation on Saturday evening from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services were the Rev. Terry Sandlin and the Rev. Russell Baker. Burial followed in the Evans Family Cemetery at Pebworth, KY. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Levi Missionary Fund. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 01/03/2013.

 

Eby, Alma Ruth McIntosh

Alma Ruth (McIntosh) Eby, age 74, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, formerly of Jacksonburg, Ohio, passed away June 12, 2012 after a long battle with heart disease. She was born March 5, 1938 in Booneville, Kentucky to Theo and Mattie (Rowland) McIntosh. While living in Ohio, she attended the United Methodist Church of West Elkton, and taught Sunday School. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, where she was actively involved in church activities. Preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Wayne McIntosh; one brother-in-law, Seldon Henry; and one sister-in-law, Mary Ellen McIntosh. She is survived by one son, Mark Eby of Benton, Kentucky; one daughter, Diane (Eby) Baker of Kalamazoo, Michigan; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one sister, Betty Henry of Trenton, Ohio; three brothers, Winton McIntosh, wife Barbara of Trenton, Ohio, Rex McIntosh, wife Beverly of Middletown, Ohio and Mitchell McIntosh, wife Judy of Hamilton, Ohio; one sister-in-law Beverly Baker, husband Steve of Middletown, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 120 South Main St., West Elkton, Ohio, with Pastor Sandra Apgar officiating. A time of remembrance and fellowship for family and friends with follow the service. www.journal-news.com 09/20/2012

 

Edwards, Bennie Joe

Mr. Bennie Joe Edwards, 58, passed away January 30, 2012 at his residence following a long illness. He was born January 30, 1954 in Clay County, KY was the son of the late Corney and Minnie Hensley Edwards, was a construction worker and was a member of the Royal Oak Baptist Church. Bennie Joe is survived by his former wife and friend: Mrs. Shirley Botner of Booneville, KY; two sisters: Mrs. Judy Byrd of Sextons Creek, KY and Mrs. Linda Kay Hensley of Cincinnati, Ohio and two brothers: Mr. Delbert Edwards of Manchester, KY and Mr. Everett Edwards of Connersville, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents: Corney and Minnie Edwards and a brother: Ronnie Edwards. Funeral services for Mr. Edwards were held Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation starting at 12:00 noon at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Bill Walton with the burial following at the Clark Cemetery in Clay County, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 02/09/2012.

 

Edwards, Betty Burch Sizemore

Sextons Creek, KY – Betty J. Burch Edwards, 61, of HC 71, wife of Ralph Edwards, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2000 at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky after a short illness. She was a housewife and a member of the Saddler Baptist Church. Born in Owsley County on May 1, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Logan and Flora Brewer Burch. She is survived by her husband, Ralph Edwards of Sextons Creek; two sons, Lannie W. (& Carolyn) Sizemore and Ricky Sizemore, both of Booneville; a daughter, Sundae Sizemore, Booneville, a step-daughter, Sherry Sizemore, London, Kentucky; two brothers, William D. (and Margaret) Burch and Dale (& Patricia) Burch; two sisters, Gertrude Peters and Sophia (& Brown) Peters, all of Booneville; six grandchildren and two step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Zethel, George and Bennie. Funeral services were held Sunday, August 31, 2000, 2:00 p.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Combs officiating. Visitation was Saturday from 6 – 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial in the Ross Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 08/17/2000.

 

Edwards, Clarence

Clarence Edwards, age 88, of Manchester, Ky., passed away Saturday, 16 Apr. 2011. Manchester, Clay Co., Ky. at his home. He was born 1 Mar. 1923 Owsley Co., Ky. He was a Veteran of WWII, and served in the US Army & US Airforce. He was proceeded in death by his parents Luther & Lucy (Becknell) Edwards, & the following sisters; Sylvia Pennington, Velma Gunter, & Mattie Byrd. Clarence is survived by one sister Callie Metcalf of Sextons Creek, Ky., & the following brothers; Clifton (DeEtta) Edwards, Charles (Bonnie) Edwards of Owsley Co., Ky., Fred (Linda) Edwards, Edd (Barbara) Edwards of Manchester, Ky. He is also survived by lots of nieces & nephews. Visitation was held 11 A.M., Tuesday, 19 Apr. 2011 at the Britton Funeral Home. Funeral services followed at 2:00 P.M. at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Grigsby officiating, burial followed with Military Service in the Oldham Cemetery HWY 1350 Owsley Co., Ky. Britton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Edwards, Ed

Ed Edwards, 74, of Manchester, was born April 6th, 1940, and passed away Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at the St. Joseph London hospital. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Edwards of Greenbrier, one son, James Edwards of Greenbrier, one daughter Tina Carnahan and husband Ben of Greenbrier, three grandchildren, Austin and Adam Carnahan, and Cody Edwards. He is also survived by two brothers, Cliff Edwards of Booneville, Fred Edwards of Manchester, two sisters, Callie Metcalf of Sexton Creek, and Karen McQueen of Moore's Creek, KY. He is preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Lucy Becknell Edwards, two brothers, Clarence Edwards, Charles Edwards, and three sisters, Mattie Byrd, Sylvia Pennington, and Belma Gunther. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his death. Funeral services for Ed Edwards will be held 2 PM Wednesday at the Britton Funeral Home chapel with George Grigsby officiating. Burial will follow in the Carnahan Cemetery on Greenbrier. Visitation will be after 12 Noon Wednesday at the Britton Funeral Home. http://www.brittonfh.com 08/26/2014.

 

Edwards, Eva

Booneville, KY – Eva Edwards, 73, of Route 1, passed away at her residence on April 3, 2006 after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a Christian. She was born in Clay County, on April 21, 1932, the daughter of Herman and Sarah Madden Ball. She is survived by her husband, Eugene Edwards of Booneville; a son, Wendell (& Zella) Edwards, Booneville, Kentucky; a daughter, Caroline E. Little of Campton, Kentucky; her mother, Sarah Ball of Booneville, Kentucky; Caroline’s special friend, Bradford Bryant of Campton, Kentucky; former son-in-law, Roy Lee Little of Booneville, Kentucky; a brother, Mendle Ball, Booneville, Kentucky; and a sister, Lola Southard of London, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Ball and a sister, Irene Ball. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 6, 2006 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Hank Patton officiating. Visitation was held from 5 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Burial in the Moore Cemetery on Lower Buffalo with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel April 13, 2006

 

Edwards, Evalee Thompson

Booneville, KY – Evalee Edwards, 82, widow of Paul Edwards, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2008, at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY. Evalee was born in Breathitt County, KY on July 25, 1926, to the late Letcher and Myrtle Turner Thompson. She was a former waitress, a homemaker and a member of the Anglin Branch Baptist Church and Eastern Star. She is survived by three sons, Marcus (& Stella) Edwards of Booneville, KY, David Noble of Jackson Co., KY and Gary Noble of Booneville, KY; a daughter, Paula (& James) Dooley of Booneville, KY; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Wilma Rule of Stanton, KY, Ruby Riley of Wolfe County, KY, Ruth Sebastian of Booneville, KY and Shirley Bowman of Breathitt County, KY; and a host of friends and relatives. Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil, Phillip and Benny Thompson; a grandchild and a great grandchild. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Pastor David Rule officiating. Visitation was held on Monday evening, December 8th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Burial at the Edwards Cemetery, Anglin Branch in Owsley Co., with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel December 10, 2008.

 

Edwards, Hugh Jr. "Roy"

Milford, OH – Hugh (Roy) Edwards, Jr., ., husband of the late Bertha Grubb Edwards, devoted father of Larry (Bonnie) Edwards, Rick (Martha) Edwards, Dannis (Debora) Edwards and the late Gerald Edwards, grandfather of Andrew, Adam, Kevin and Theo Edwards, brother of Bessie Grubb, Myrtle Scott, Geneva Edwards and preceded in death by six brothers. Friday, March 18, 2005. Services Evans Funeral Home, Milford, Monday, March 21, 2 P.M., visitation 1 P.M. until time of service. Cincinnati Enquirer March 20, 2005

 

Edwards, Julius "Jack"

Julius “Jack” Edwards age 84 of Connersville passed away Tuesday Sept. 14, 2010 at Heritage House of Connersville. He was born February 14, 1926 in Owsley County, KY the son of the late Willie and Annis McKinney Edwards. Jack served in the U.S. Navy during WW II and was on board the USS Shoshone. He received two bronze stars. Following his time in the service he was employed with Fisher Body in Cincinnati until he came to Connersville in the early 1950’s where he was employed with Rex Manufacturing, Philco and Ford Electronics and Refrigeration for 39 years until retirement in 1986. He was an avid bowler, bowling on several leagues for many years and was well known as a singer and guitarist with local bands for many years. He also enjoyed gardening and fishing. He is survived by his wife Doris Brumley Edwards to whom he was married June 13, 1952 in Connersville. He is also survived by two daughters and sons in law, Marilyn & Rodney Kemp, Connersville; and Tammie & David Sullivan, Connersville; two grandchildren Kelly & Michael Logan, New Castle and Tyler Kemp, Connersville; and three great grandchildren Cody Campbell; Savannah Logan; and Isabelle Logan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother McClain Edwards and a sister Olga Gulley. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday at Urban-Winkler Funeral Home with Dr. James Gay officiating. Burial with military graveside honors will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 5-8 P.M. Thursday. www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com 9/15/2010.

 

Edwards, Leon

Leon Edwards, age 62, of Sextons Creek, passed away Tuesday at the U. K. Medical Center in Lexington. He was a United States Army Veteran and a retired employee of Ford Motor Company. He was preceded in death by his parents: Leonard and Ellen (Scott) Edwards. He is survived by his wife: Mildred Gross Edwards and one daughter: Charity Lunsford and husband, Donald Wayne of Burning Springs. He is also survived by two grandsons; Matthew and Jacob Lunsford, also of Burning Springs along with 2 sisters: Imogene Turner of Kings Mill, Ohio and Glenn Eva Burns of Sextons Creek, along with a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Leon Edwards were held at 2:00 PM Saturday at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel with Charles Gross and Robert Combs officiating. Burial followed at the Robert Edwards Cemetery on Anglin Branch. Visitation was Friday evening at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel. Manchester Enterprise July 29, 2010.

 

Edwards, Lonnie Wayne

Cincinnati, OH – Lonnie Wayne Edwards, 57, passed away at his residence suddenly. He was a Vietnam veteran and worked for the TIP Trucking Company. Born at Oneida, KY on December 8, 1950, he was the son of Henry & Dessie Williams Edwards. He is survived by his wife, Verna Brinson Edwards, a son, Chad Edwards, and a daughter Melissa Motz, all of Blue Ash, OH; four sisters, Beulah Davidson, Oneida, KY, Nadine Burch and Margaret Burch, both of Booneville, KY and Carolena Cook of Monroe, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Gwendolyn Gabbard and a brother, Johnny Edwards. He was also preceded in death by a nephew. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 7, 2008, 2:00 p.m. at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Victor Edwards officiating. Visitation was held prior to the funeral at the funeral home from 12 Noon until time of service. Burial in the William D. Burch Cemetery in Owsley County with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Tony Burch, Darrell Burch, Larry Gabbard, Larry Cook, Steve Young and Wallace Edwards. Booneville Sentinel June 11, 2008.

 

Edwards, Wendell

Booneville, KY – Wendell Edwards, 47, husband of Zella Hoover Edwards, of Route 1, passed away May 24, 2008 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a short illness. He was a member of the Spencer Fork Community Church and the Booneville Masonic Lodge. He was born on August 15, 1960 to Eugene and Eva Ball Edwards of Owsley County and was an auto body repairman. Besides his wife, he is survived by his father, Eugene Edwards, of Booneville, KY; a sister, Caroline E. Little of Booneville, KY; and a daughter, Jessica Estes of Beattyville, KY. Funeral services at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at Spencer Fork Community Church with Rev. Doug Kraft officiating. Visitation will be held after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the church. Interment at the Moore Family Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 28, 2008.

 

Elkins, Harold

Harold Elkins, 73, of Huntsville passed away Monday at a local hospital. Mr. Elkins was born in Booneville, Ky. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1958. He was a resident of Lexington, Ky., from 1959 through 1976. He was employed at Lexington Blue Grass Army Depot. In 1976, he transferred to Huntsville and was employed by U.S. Army TMDE Activity until his retirement in 1991. Throughout his civil service career, he traveled extensively to Europe and Asia. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hungate Elkins; daughter, Mary Marcia Elkins of Huntsville; sisters, Genevieve Long and husband Jack of Booneville and Dianna Hensley and husband Ralph of Paris, Ky.; brothers, Robert Glenn Elkins and wife Leona of Tampa, Fla., and Russell Wayne Elkins and wife Sue of Booneville; and several loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Moses and Estelle Abshear Elkins, and brothers, Thomas Elkins and Johnny Green Elkins. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel with Father Michael MacMahon officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Lexington. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Honor Flight Tennessee Valley, P.O.

 

Elkins, Johnny Green

Booneville, KY - Johnny Green Elkins, 73, was born February 27, 1933, to Moses Elkins and Estelle Abshear Elkins in Akron, Ohio and passed away Friday, February 2, 2007 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington, KY, after an extended illness. Mr. Elkins served with the U. S. Army, a veteran of the Korean War, and later worked as a welder at the Blue Grass Ordinance in Winchester, KY. He was a member of the Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Moses and Estelle Elkins, oldest brother, Thomas Edward Elkins and youngest daughter, Dianna Harmon of Round Mountain, Nevada and his namesake, Johnny Long. He leaves behind three daughters, Sharon Rose (& Scott) of Battle Mt., Nevada, Tamera Elkins, Round Mt., Nevada and Karen Denise Green of Lovelock, Nevada; and five grandchildren, granddaughters, Misty Rose Reno, Nevada, Leah True, Washington State, Taler Harmon, Payson, Arizona and two grandsons, Andrew and Ryan Green of Lovelock, Nevada; two sisters, Genevieve (& Jack) Long, Booneville, KY, Dianna Lynn (& Ralph) Hensley, Paris, KY; and three brothers, Harold (&Mary) Elkins, Huntsville, Alabama, Robert Glenn (&Leona) Elkins, Tampa, FLA and Russell (&Sue) Elkins, Booneville, KY; and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Services held at Search and Strong Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 7, 2007, 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Harold Becknell officiating. Burial in the Brandenburg Cemetery. Active pallbearers: Eric Long, Brian Brandenburg, Cody Hensley, Glenn Elkins, Ralph Hensley and Russell Elkins. Honorary pallbearers: Glenn Brandenburg, Harold Elkins and Jack Long. Booneville Sentinel, February 8, 2007.

 

Ellis, Nancy Gabbard

Booneville, KY – Nancy Gabbard Ellis, 96, widow of George Samuel Ellis, passed away March 19, 2005 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Isaac Hugh and Elizabeth Eversole Gabbard, born on Cow Creek May 24, 1908. Before retiring at age 85, she worked at the Senior Citizen Center and was a teacher’s aide for the K.I.P. program. She was a member of the Booneville Presbyterian Church. She is survived by one son, Thomas Ellis and his wife Bobbie of Denton, Texas; one daughter, Elizabeth Ellis; two grandchildren, Scott Ollis and Robin Hahn; and two great- grandchildren, Ruby Ollis and Christopher Watkins, all of Dallas, Texas; one brother, Michael Gabbard and his wife Marjorie; one sister, Louise Ferdig; and one sister-in-law, Naomi Gabbard, all of Booneville; six nieces and five nephews and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 11 o’clock at the Booneville Presbyterian Church in Booneville with Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Visitation was from 9 to 11 at Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel March 24, 2005

 

Enoch, Shirley Turner

Shirley Turner Enoch, 75, of Booneville, Ky., formerly of Buckhorn, KY and Erlanger, Ky. passed away May 18, 2011 after a 10 yr. battle with breast cancer. Beloved Matriarch of her family, she is survived by sons; Edward "Joe" Enoch (Sandy) and Robert Enoch (Monica), Sister; Elsie Howell, 3 grandchildren; Joey Enoch, Sabrina Bench and Cyrena Enoch, 2 Great Granddaughters; Sydney and Avery Bench and many nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly. Visitation will be Sat. May 21st from 5:30 - 7:30 Pm at Booneville Presbyterian Church, Booneville, Ky with Memorial Service following at 7:30 pm. A private burial will at the families request. Online condolences to; www.catchen.com.

 

Estepp, Imogene Wilson

Richmond, KY – Imogene Wilson Estepp, 73, passed away August 7, 2008 at the Compassionate Care Center, Richmond, after a long illness. She was a native of Owsley County, the daughter of the late Robert and Opal Gabbard Wilson, born December 22, 1934. She was the widow of Russell Estepp and a member of the Cow Creek Presbyterian Church. She was retired from Central Baptist Hospital as a Data Processor. She is survived by a son, Robert Estepp of Richmond, KY and a daughter, Deborah K. Sparrow of Georgetown, KY; two grandsons, Christopher and Joshua Sparrow and a granddaughter, Theresa Sparrow, as well as a great granddaughter, Christal Sparrow. She is also survived by her sister, Ruth (Emmett) Daugherty of Beattyville, KY. Visitation was held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday evening, August 9, 2008 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Funeral services at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 10, 2008 at the funeral home with Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Burial in Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville. Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel August 13, 2008.

 

Estes, Margie Moore

Richmond, KY – Margie Moore Estes, 60, of North Third Street, Richmond, died Monday morning, May 30, in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She was born on June 16, 1944, in Owsley County, the daughter of the late Samuel and Dora Moore. In 1966, while working as a waitress at the Colonel Drive-in in Richmond, she was the only resident honored to be given in marriage by Colonel Harlan Sanders. An excellent housekeeper, she enjoyed playing bingo in the community room of the Richmond Manor and caring for her dog and companion, "Biggsbee." She was preceded in death by: one daughter, Dawn Star Estes; one brother, Joseph Moore; and one sister, Rosalee Cruse. Margie is survived by: two daughters, Donna Lee Proctor (Delbert James) of Ripley, Ohio, and Stephanie Ann Thacker of Richmond; two brothers, Everett Moore of Richmond and Jackie Moore of Waco; four sisters, Elizabeth (Lenville) Hall, Ethel (Logan) Cody Jr. and Bonnie (William) Cody, all of Richmond, and Anna Faye (Billy) Stokley of Berea; three grandchildren, Del, Zachery and Amanda Proctor; and several nieces, nephews and close friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home, West Main Street, Richmond, with the Rev. Phillip Payne officiating. Burial will follow in the Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Jonathan Moore, Brian Moore, William Cody, Jody L. Cody, Ashley Estes and Eddie Thacker. Honorary pallbearers will include Richard Lamb and Elmer Cody. Submitted by Dr. D. L. Brewer

 

Evans, Darrell

Darrell Evans, husband of Brenda Thompson Evans, passed away Monday, December 27th, 2010, at his residence. Darrell was a 63 year old native of Owsley Co. He was born May 20, 1947, to the union of the late Florie (Burns) and Morris Evans. He was a retired track inspector for CSX Railroad, and was an avid Ford Mustang enthusiast who enjoyed car shows. Darrell is survived by two daughters, Ashley Evans, of Booneville, KY and Shelly (John) Wurtele, of Richmond, KY; a sister, Sandra (Howard) Price, of Booneville, KY.; two brothers, Gary Joe Evans, of Beattyville, KY; Terry Lee (Lindy) Evans, of Berea, KY; and by 1 very special grandson, Tyler Wurtele. Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30th, at Booneville Funeral Home with James Kenneth Noble and Charlie Brewer officiating. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Pendergrass Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.boonevillekyfuneralhome.com

 

Evans, Donald Michael

Mr. Donald Michael Evans, 56, passed away May 29th 2013 in Jackson, KY, following an auto accident. He was born November 14th, 1956 in Anchorage, Alaska and was the son of Donnie Evans and Betty Lou Maloney and was a coal miner. Mr. Evans is survived by one son, Gary Michael Evans of Booneville, KY, two daughters: Ms. Rebecca Evans and Ms. Pamela Evans both of Powell County, KY, five grandchildren, and his father, Mr. Donnie Evans of Booneville, KY, one brother Mr. Myron Elmer Evans of Paintsville, KY and one sister, Mrs. Marsha Cook of Beattyville, KY. Also there are several relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Evans were held Saturday June 1st, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation at 12:00 noon at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Pallbearers were David Thomas, Jimmy Thomas, DeWayne Hogan, Eddie R. Cornett, James Cornett and Kyle Cook. Officiating the services was the Rev. Jamison Brunk with the burial following in the Elmer Evans Family Cemetery in Pebworth, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 06/06/2013.

 

Evans, Fannie Bell "Penny" Isaacs Caudell

Beattyville, KY – Fannie Bell “Penny” Isaacs Caudell Evans, 81, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2008, at the Lee County Care & Rehab Center. Fannie was born in Owsley County, KY, on November 8, 1927, the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Rissie Ross Jackson. She was a former homemaker, a member of the Church of Christ in Lee County, KY and loved to quilt. She is survived by two sons, Wilson David Caudell of Beattyville, KY and Marty Ray Caudell of Slocomb, AL; a brother, Bill Isaacs of IN; a sister, Martha Briscoe of Connersville, IN; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a great, great grandchild; and a host of friends and relatives. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Wilton Caudell and Bill Evans; a sister, Drucilla Begley; and a brother, Jack E. Isaacs. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at 1:00 p.m., at the Westville Cemetery in Westville, FL, with Bro. Bill Isaacs officianting. The Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel July 15, 2009.

 

Evans, Florie Burns

Florie (Burns) Evans, 81, beloved wife of Charles Evans, passed away Monday, July 23, 2007, at the Marcum Wallace Hospital in Irvine, KY. Florie was born April 12, 1926, in Clay County, KY, to the late Charlie and Nancy Margaret (Stidham) Burns. She was a homemaker and attended the Pine Grove Baptist Church. Survivors are her husband of 32 years, Charles Evans; three sons, Gary Joe (& Helen) Evans and Darrell (& Brenda) Evans, all of Pebworth, KY and Terry L. (& Lindy) Evans of Berea, KY; one daughter, Sandra L. (& Howard) Price of Vincent, KY; 11 grandchildren, Dereke J., Ashley, Heath, Chad and Grant Evans, Angie C. Abney, Shelly Wurtle, Donald and David Price, Donna Creech and Jennye Montford; 13 great grandchildren; and a host of friends and relatives. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 11 a.m. in the Booneville Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Evans officiating. Burial will be in the Evans Cemetery, Booneville, KY. Three Forks Tradition, July 25, 2007.

 

Evans, Frances Botner

Mrs. Frances Evans, 84, passed away Jan 7, 2011 at the OCHCC following a long illness. She was born May 30, 1926 in Owsley County, KY, was the daughter of the late Burgoyne and Nellie Brandenburg Botner, was the widow of Edd Evans, was a homemaker and mail carrier and was a member of the United Methodist Church. Ms. Evans is survived by a host of nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, Burgoyne & Nellie Botner, husband, Edd Evans, Stepson, Sergeant Gary Lee Evans, two brothers: Herman & Willard Botner and three sisters: Reba Barker, Kathleen Smith and Wilma Williams. Funeral services for Mrs. Evans were held Sunday, January 9, 2011 at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jamison Brunk officiating. Interment was at the Evans Family Cemetery at Pebworth. Serving as pallbearers were Gary Evans, Michael Evans, Gary Cornett, James Cornett, David Hulsmeyer and Howard Lee Evans. Booneville Sentinel January 26, 2011.

 

Evans, Juanita "Edith"

Booneville, KY – Juanita “Edith” Evans, age 72, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2010, at her residence. “Edith” was born in Owsley County, KY on January 27, 1938 to the late Willie and Grace Newman Evans. She was a homemaker and attended Pine Grove Church. She is survived by two sons, Anthony “Tony” Charles Evans and Clinton Junior Evans, and a daughter, Brenda Gail Evans and four grandchildren, Kendra, William, Jessica and Autumn Faith Evans, all of Beattyville, KY. Also surviving are three sisters, Ruth Cole of Batavia, OH and Ruby Thomas and Nettie Bush, both of Beattyville, KY, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services at the Booneville Funeral Home, at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 29, 2010, with Brother Garett Thomas officiating. Visitation was held on Sunday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Burial at the Evans Cemetery, Booneville, KY, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel March 31, 2010.

 

Evans, Linda Inez

Mrs. Linda Inez Evans, 65, passed away January 30, 2013 at the Owsley County Health Care Center following a brief illness. She was born June 29, 1947 in Oneida, KY, was the daughter of the late Landolph Thomas Georgia Allen, was the widow of Samuel Evans, was a homemaker and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Island City, KY. Linda is survived by one son: Mr. David Evans & his companion Melissa of Island City, KY; three grand-children: Tanner & Austin Evans and Frankie Jo Baldwin all of Island City, KY, her mother, Mrs. Georgia Wilson of Booneville, KY, one sister: Mrs. Betty Sebastian & husband Harold of Booneville, KY, three nephews: Shon, Harold & wife Candace and Justin Sebastian & wife Megan, and six great nieces and nephews: Eaten, Hanna, Hayden, Trent, Sydney & Preston. Funeral services for Mrs. Evans were held Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Island City, with visitation on Saturday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services were the Rev. Harold Becknell, the Rev. Keith Murray and the Rev. David Combs with the burial following in the church cemetery. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 02/07/2013.

 

Evans, Wilbert "Tib"

Lexington, KY – Wilbert Hall "Tib" Evans, 81, of Longview Drive, formerly of Owsley County, Kentucky, passed away Friday, April 15, 2005 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Evans was born in Booneville, Kentucky, on August 26, 1923, the son of the late Elmer and Birdie Hall Evans. He was a former salesman for the Don Meyers Shoe Company in Lexington, Kentucky, a retired U. S. Army Veteran, having served in WW II, and a member of the Porter Memorial Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Chaney Evans of Lexington, Kentucky; a brother, Donnie Evans of Booneville, Kentucky; three sisters, Ruth Combs of Lexington, Kentucky, Ruby Morgan of Pebworth, Kentucky and Wilma Marshall of Booneville, Kentucky; and a host of friends and relatives. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ed and Clarence Evans and a sister, Erma Duff. Funeral services were held on Sunday evening, at the funeral home from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Burial in the Evans Cemetery, Pebworth, Kentucky, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel April 21, 2005

 

Evanshine, Maude H. Wilson

Booneville, KY - Maude H. Wilson Evanshine, 90, of Eastside Apts., passed away Thursday, September 25, 2008 at her residence. She was a member of the Booneville United Methodist Church and a homemaker. Mrs. Evanshine died peacefully at home. She was born on April 26, 1912 in Owsley County, KY to the late Edward A. Wilson and Callie E. Seale Wilson and was the widow of Edwin L. Evanshine. She is survived by several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Mae V. Gray and Edith Gabbard; and a brother, Walker Wilson. Visitation was held from 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 29th, 2008 until time of service at 12:00 noon at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Jamison Brunk officiating. Burial in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel October 1, 2008.

 

Eve, Clarence Robert

Mr. Clarence Robert Eve, age 81, of Georgetown, Kentucky, entered this life on November 2, 1931, in Owsley County, Kentucky, the loving son of the late, Willie & Roxie (Rowland) Eve. Clarence was raised in Austin, Indiana, where he was a 1951 graduate of Austin High School. Clarence was inducted into the United States Navy on February 20, 1954, in King's Port, Tennesse, rising to the rank of Yeoman First Class, serving during the Vietnam War & was honorable discharged on August 1, 1977, in Amarillo, Texas, after 23 years, 5 months & 1 day of service. Clarence was united in marriage on June 14, 1957, in Austin, Indiana, to Thelma Joyce May & to this union arrived three sons & one daughter to bless their home. Clarence & Thelma enjoyed nearly 56 years of marriage together until his death. Clarence formerly worked in Security at the Jefferson Proving Grounds, for 16 years. Clarence was a former employee at the Pinkerton Security at the Overbrook Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, for 5 years. Clarence resided the past 15 years in Georgetown, Kentucky. Clarence will be remembered for his love of watching baseball, enjoying music, playing Chess & Scrabble. Clarence died at 12:00 pm, Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Clarence will be missed by his loving wife of nearly 56 years: Thelma Joyce (May) Eve of Georgetown, KY; his daughter: Deanna Sontag & her husband: Doug of Georgetown, KY; his sons: James Eve & his wife: Terry of Amarillo, TX; Darren Eve of Lexington, KY; Scott Eve & his wife: Lori of Frankfort, KY; his grandchildren: James Christian Eve & Brian Thomas Eve of Amarillo, TX; his brother: Harold Eve of Fullerton, CA; his sisters: Mae Gober of Longview, TX; Lucy Ballinger of Springfield, OH; his several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: Willie & Roxie (Rowland) Eve; his brothers: Ernest Eve & Charlie Eve; his sister: Anita Kurtz. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 11, 2013, at 1:00 pm, by Rev. Ronald Sandidge, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Friends may call 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Monday, March 11, 2013, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

 

Eversole, Clyde

Booneville, KY – Clyde Eversole, 92, passed away Monday, April 28, 2008 at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY, after a long illness. Clyde was born June 15, 1915, in Owsley County, KY, to the late Seaber and Nettie Callahan Eversole. He was a former farmer and was known for his love and collection of motorcycles. He was remembered as owning and riding the first motorcycle in Owsley County. Survivors include three sisters, Marie McKinney of Irvine, KY and Lela (& Dale Bishop) and Geneva Mason, both of Booneville, KY; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and relatives. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Roy Mason and a nephew, Gary Mason. Funeral services were held Friday, May 2, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Visitation was held on Friday, beginning at 12:00 noon until time of service, at the funeral home. Burial in the Esau Gabbard Cemetery on Indian Creek in Owsley County, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Troy Mason, Steve Payne, Dale Bishop, Donnie Griffith, Larry, Mike and Chad Mason. Booneville Sentinel May 7, 2008.

 

Eversole, Eula Mae Bowling Sebastian

Eula Mae Sebastian Eversole, age 89 of Independence, KY passed away on Friday, January 25, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Health Care Hospice in Edgewood, KY. She retired from McAlpins in Downtown Cincinnati after 20 years of service and was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her 1st Husband:Wilson Sebastian in 1989 and a Son: Dr. Wilson Sebastian, Jr. in 1987, and 3 Brothers: Rudell (Rudy) Bowling, Parnell Bowling and Earl Bowling. Eula Mae is survived by her Husband: Kash Eversole, Jr.; Son: Michael (Patti) Sebastian of Frankfort, KY; Step-Son: John E. (Lora) Eversole of Booneville, KY; Step-Daughter: Patricia Gayle (Shelby) Sebastian of Florence, KY; Brother: Lowell Thomas Bowling of Covington, KY; 7 Grandchildren: Erica Sebastian, Josh Sebastian, Michael B. Sebastian, Jennifer McGrath, Shelby Sebastian, Chris Eversole and Jerrad Eversole; 17 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild. The Visitation will be on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia, KY from 4 PM until 7 PM. The Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Connley Brothers Funeral Home at 10 AM. Interment in Floral Hills Cemetery. Memorials to: St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Road Edgewood, KY 41017. Online Condolences may be made at: www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com 01/26/2013.

 

Eversole, Kash Jr.

Mr. Kash Eversole, Jr., age 91, passed away July 14th, 2014 at the Hospice Care St. Elizabeth in Edgewood, KY, following a long illness. He was born March 16th, 1923 in Owsley County, KY, was the son of the late Kash Sr. and Lucy Baker Eversole, was the widower of Edna Stamper Eversole and Eula Bowling Eversole, was a retired school teacher, was a Veteran of WWII and was a member of the Cow Creek Presbyterian Church. Mr. Eversole is survived by one son; Mr. John Ed Eversole and wife Lora of Booneville, KY, one daughter; Mrs. Patricia Gayle Sebastian and husband Shelby of Florence, KY, four grandchildren: Mr. Chris Eversole, Mr. Jarrad Eversole, Mrs. Jenifer McGraph and Mr. Shawn Sebastian; six great grand-children and one stepson; Mr. Mick Sebastian of Frankfort, KY. Funeral services for Mr. Eversole were held Friday July 18th, 2014 at 10:30 am at the Cow Creek Presbyterian Church with visitation on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Joe Powlas with the burial following and full Military Rites following at the Eversole Cemetery on Cow Creek, KY. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 07/24/2014.

 

Eversole, Margaret Reynolds

Margaret Reynolds Eversole, age 93, passed away at Mercy Hospital Fairfield on June 28, 2012 after a lengthy illness. She was born Margaret Reynolds in Crockettsville, Kentucky on April 19, 1919. Her parents were Elihu (son of Jeremiah and Margaret Gabbard Reynolds) and Dora (Bowling) Reynolds. She was the only daughter and had eight brothers. Margaret inherited a love of school from her supportive parents and also from Witherspoon School in Buckhorn, Kentucky, affiliated with the Buckhorn Presbyterian Church. After graduating high school there she went on to Lees Junior College from which she graduated in two years and commenced her teaching career at age nineteen. During the war years she finished her Bachelors degree from the University of Kentucky. On May 24, 1947 she married James C. Eversole in a ceremony at the Buckhorn Presbyterian Church and they began living in Hazard, Kentucky, she teaching school and he working for the L & N Railroad. Margaret and Jim soon moved to Ohio to be near her parents and brothers as they were a close knit family. Jim finished college at Eastern Kentucky University and began teaching. Margaret earned a Masters degree from Xavier University, attending classes on Saturdays and during summers. Two sons were born to them, James and Cody. After living and teaching in Cincinnati, they settled in Hamilton and then built a house in Fairfield where they lived for the rest of their lives. Margaret taught for thirty years in Hamilton schools, mostly fifth grade and retired. The family attended Zion Lutheran Church in Hamilton. Margaret had a beautiful singing voice and loved to sing hymns in church. She was also an accomplished pianist and liked to play at home. She passed on her love of learning and music to her sons. She was happiest just being home with her family and visiting close friends. During her later years her health suffered and she was taken care of at home by her sons. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and six of her brothers. She is survived by her sons James T. Eversole and Cody R. Eversole of Fairfield, Ohio and brothers Jack Reynolds of Lake City, Florida and Thomas K. Reynolds of Fairfield, Ohio. Visitation will be at Avance Funeral Home, Fairfield, Ohio on Tuesday, July 3, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Services follow at 1:00 PM at Avance with burial at Rose Hill Cemetery. Hamilton Journal-News 07/01/2012.

 

 


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