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BAILEY, JOHNNIE C.
Johnnie Coy Bailey, son of the late Charlie and Mae Bates Bailey, was born November 27, 1959 and departed this life Friday, March 17, 2006 at the age of 46 years, 3 months, and 18 days. He was born in Campton, Kentucky and had been disabled for a number of years. Survivors include five sons, Jason Bailey of Hazard, John Bailey of Lee City, Nathan Bailey of Warsaw, Alex and William ; two brothers, Malcum Bailey and wife Judy of Jeffersonville and Becum Bailey and wife Paula of Cannel City ; two sisters, Bonnie Reffett and husband Rodney of Mount Sterling and Rita Cole and husband Tucker of Foraker ; and a dear lady whom he called Granny, Ressie Trusty of Wheelrim. He also leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 20 at Porter and Son Funeral Directors Chapel with Bro. Rick Salley and Bro. South Wilson officiating. Burial followed in the Bailey Cemetery at Adele with arrangements entrusted to Porter and Son Funeral Directors of Campton.
Published March 23, 2006
Mary Amanda Ferguson Ball, 68 , of West Liberty, died Friday, November 4, 2005 at Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty. Born November 10, 1936 in Morgan County, Kentucky , Mary was a daughter of the late Henry Haden Ferguson and Annie Ellen Ferguson Ferguson. She was a retired beautician and attended the Index Community Church at Index. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lenville Ball on October 25, 1998 ; and one brother, Elmo Ferguson. Survivors include a daughter, Marsha McKenzie and husband, James O. McKenzie of West Liberty ; one sister, Gay and Alec Smith of West Liberty, ; an aunt Susan Perkins of Sandy Hook ; her mother-in-law, Golda Ball of West Liberty ; severl nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, November 7 at Herald and Stewart and Halsey Chapel with Rev. Mike Frisby and Bro. Roger Ball officiating. Burial followed in the Ball Cemetery on Old House Branch Road, West Liberty with Herald and Stewart and Halsey Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions were suggested to Morgan County A.R.H. Respiratory Dept., P.O. Box 467, West Liberty, Kentucky 41472. Pallbearers were Chris Smith, David Bradley, Mike Smith, Gary Ball, Harkless Smith, and Denzil Ball.
Published November 10, 2005
Talmadge Woodrow Barker, 84, of Ezel, died Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville. Mr. Barker was born Saturday, November 27, 1920 at sandy Hook, Kentucky a son of the late Willie A. and Pina Click Barker. He was a retired carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Ezel First Church of God. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Irene Burchett Barker ; one sister, Lola Horton ; three brothers, Herman, Rufus, and Jim Barker. Survivors include one son, Gary Lee Barker and his wife Peggy of Offut, Kentucky ; one daughter, Maxine Phillips and husband Jerry of Frenchburg ; three grandchildren, Jessica Perry, Gary Travis Barker, and Cody Lee Barker ; two sisters, Ola Lewis and Avanell Hartman, both of Sandy Hook. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, November 11 at Potter Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Jenkins officiating. Burial followed in the Paint Valley Memorial Gardens at Crockett with Potter Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements.
Published November 17, 2005
BATES, BOBBY J.
Bobby Joe Bates, 65, of Wallingford, died Friday, November 25,2005 from injuries received in a single car accident on Highway 32 East. Mr. Bates was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was born August 31, 1940 in Fleming County, Kentucky a son of the late Garrett and Ada Pettit Bates. Survivors include one daughter, Jennifer Bates of Chicago, Illinois ; five sons, Dwayne Bates and wife marsha of Wisconsin, Joey Bates and wife Jan of West Liberty, Randy Bates of Tipp City, Ohio, Bobby Bates of Tennessee, and Eric Bates Peterson of Flemingsburg ; one sister, Virginia Bates Tonkavich of Jelico, Tennessee; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 29 at the Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with Bro. Dallas Barker and Bro. Darris Hammonds officiating. Burial followed in the Goddard Cemetery with Boone-Nickell Funeral Home of Flemingsburg in charge of arrangements. Military rites were conducted at the graveside by the American Legion Post and the V.F.W. Post.
Published December 1, 2005
BELLAMY, BETTE A.
Bette Ann Chitwood Bellamy, 72, of West Liberty, died Friday, March 24, 2006 at Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty. She was born Saturday, March 25, 1933 in Williamsburg, Kentucky a daughter of the late McCoy and Mary Katherine Brown Chitwood. Bette was a member of West Liberty United Methodist Church, the Morgan County Woman`s Club, and Book Club. Survivors include her husband, Dr. George R. Bellamy ; two sons, George Murray Bellamy and wife Cheryl and William McCoy Bellamy, all of West Liberty ; two grandchildren, Sara Allen, and David and Cindy Fugate ; two great-grandchildren, Lindsey Grace and Emma Faith Fugate ; one sister, Billie Evans and husband Buddy of Williamsburg ; one brother, McCoy Chitwood Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio ; a niece, Pat Davis of Williamsburg and great-nieces and nephews. Graveside services were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Flatwoods Cemetery at Woodsbend with Rev. Garry Jones and Rev. Bud Angus officiating. Burial followed with Potter Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Howard Elam, Jamie Brown, Hank Allen, David Fugate, Garry Elam, Chris Humphrey, Chad Gevedon, Brad Gevedon, Kent Nickell, and Greg Bellamy. Memorials were suggested to Morgan County ARH Auxiliary or West Liberty United Methodist Church.
Published March 30, 2006
BENTON, BILLY A.
Billy A. Benton, 71, of Malone, died Friday, February 3, 2006 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born Friday, November 23, 1934 at Cannel City, Kentucky Billy was a son of the late Lester Chalmer and Stella Combs Benton. He was a salesman. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Imogene Benton and Otta Mae Barlag ; a daughter-in-law, Dianne Moore Benton; and a granddaughter, Brandy Leigh Risner. Survivors include his wife, Hattie Lois Evans Benton ; a daughter, Deborah Shane Benton Spradling and husband Barry of Malone ; one son, Jeffrey Benton of Prestonsburg ; six grandchildren, Kristi Machelle Maloney and Randa Shane Maloney, both of Ezel, B.J. Benton II of Malone ; Jonathan Clatworthy of Prestonsburg, Barrie Lynn and Michael Seidel of St. Louis, Missouri , and Tyler and Brittany Spradling of Nashville, Tennessee ; one great-grandchild, Chloe Michael Seidel of St. Louis , Missouri ; one brother, Dalmas and Bradith Benton of Cannel City, ; several brothers-in-law,sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, February 6 at Potter Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Allen officiating. Burial followed in Grassy Lick Cemetery at Grassy Creek with Potter Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers were Ricky Hammond, Brian Evans, Brandon Evans, Anthony Howard, Gene Cravens, and Kerrick Potter. Honorary pallbearers were Ova May, Eugene Osborne, Coleman Howard, Larry Benton, Ralph Benton, David Triplett, Johnny Holbrook, George Tyree, Danny Haney, and Ed Scott. Memorial contributions were suggested to Grace Baptist Church Youth Ministries at Malone, Kentucky.
Published February 9, 2006
Buford Berry, 76, of Sudith, died Monday, January 16,2006 at Ridgeway Nursing Home in Owingsville. Born June 18,1929 in Menifee County,Kentucky. Buford was a son of Lula Slater Berry Fields of Frenchburg and the late Earnest Berry. He was a retired factory worker and member of Big Woods Community Church at Wellington. In addition to his father, Buford was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Brown Berry, a great-granddaughter, Leeanna Faye Berry, and a brother, Veril Berry. Survivors besides his mother include one daughter, Brenda Brooks of Sudith; two sons, Curtis Berry and Myles Berry, both of Frenchburg ; three sisters, Jean Miller of Denniston, Gaye Craft of Mariba, and Merrel Lawson of Frenchburg ; three brothers, Roger Berry and Charles Berry, both of Wellington and Virgil Berry of Shelby,Ohio ; 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 18 at Menifee Home For Funerals with Rev. Jess Brewer officiating. Burial followed in the Barker Cemetery at Mariba with Menifee Home For Funerals of Frenchburg in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were friends and relatives.
Published January 19, 2006
BLACK, PAUL D.
Paul D. Back, 71, of North Fairfield, Ohio, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006 at MedCentral Hospital, in Mansfield,Ohio after a lengthy illness. He was born December 14, 1934 in Bays, Kentucky a son of the late Marlen and Bessie ( Roark ) Back. He graduated from Lees Jr. College and Morehead University in Kentucky receiving his teaching degree. He taught in Kentucky from 1955-1960. In 1960 he came to Ohio teaching at South Central until 1974, then teaching at Willard until 1997, when he retired after 42 years as an educator. He was a member of Ripley Chapel and taught the adult Sunday School class for many years. He enjoyed gardening, flowers, and decorating cakes. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Lavottis ( Dyer ) Back; daughters and son-in-law, Donna and Jim Mull of Willard, Ohio, and Linda Back of North Fairfield, Ohio ; a special grandson, Daren Mull of Willard, Ohio ; sisters, Grethel Sallee of Willard, Ohio , Reval Montgomery and Evalena Puckett of Michigan ; and brothers, Gene Back of Kentucky , Ronald Back of Georgia, and Melvin Back of Florida. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mabel, Letha, Ruth, Mary and Wanda ; and brothers, Luther, Arthur, Marlen Jr., Frank, and Adolph. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 14 at Secor Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Gray, Rev. Ralph Farmer, and Rev. William Valentine officiating. Burial followed in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio with Secor Funeral Home of Willard, Ohio in charge of arrangements.
Published April 27, 2006
BLANTON, HELEN W.
Helen Walter Blanton, 86, of Dry Ridge, died Thursday, December 22,2005 at Florence Park, Florence, Kentucky. She was a retired teacher from the Boone County Board of Education, a member of the Crittenden Christian Church, and member of Kentucky Retired Teacher`s Associaition. He husband, Robert, preceded her in death in 1989. She is survived by two sons, Dannie Blanton of Herald, California and Walter Blanton of Burlington ; two daughters, Katthy Cook of Cincinnati, Ohio and Lynn Dietz of Florence ; and 7 grandchildren. Funeral services conducted at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, December 29 at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home. Burial in the Crittenden Cemetery with Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home of Dry Ridge in charge of arrangements. Visitation from 10 a.m. until time of service on Thursday. Memorials were suggested to Crittendon Christian Church, P.O. Box 130, Crittenden,Kentucky 41030.
Published December 29, 2005
Georgia Ernestine Gevedon Blevins, 90, of Grassy Creek , Kentucky went to be with Jesus , Monday, February 6, 2006 following a lengthy illness. She was born July 23, 1915 at Grassy Creek, Kentucky to the late John Frank and Ida Cundiff Gevedon. She was united in marriage to the late Reverend Joseph Walter Blevins of Greer, Kentucky , April 29th, 1933. To this union was born three children, Nellie Joe Blevins , preceding her in death, Erma Sue Blevins Stamper and John Wayne Blevins, both of Grassy Creek, Kentucky. She was a retired Tupperware District Manager and in later years retired from Morgan County Board of Education as a Food Service Supervisor at the Morgan County Middle School. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her savior at an early age, attending church when ever possible with Grassy Lick Baptist Church being near and dear to her heart. Rejoicing with her today, preceding her in death are her parents, husband, and infant daughter, a half brother, Stanley Gevedon and wife Erma of Middletown, Ohio ; two half sisters, Carmie Gevedon Ferguson and husband Sam, Jewell Gevedon Ferguson and husband Finnie, both of Hazard, Kentucky, four brothers, Hanners Curtis ( H.C. ) Gevedon and wife Olivet, Harold Gevedon, Joseph Gevedon, all of Grassy Creek, Kentucky, and Edward Gevedon and wife Wilma of West Liberty ; one infant sister, Reva Gevedon ; and two nephews, Terry Tobias of Toms Branch, Kentucky and Billy Don Gevedon of Grassy Creek, Kentucky. She is patiently waiting to welcome the following to join her, her children, Erma Sue Blevins Stamper and husband Paul Stamper ; John Wayne Blevins and wife Susan Elam Blevins ; four grandchildren, Paula Stamper Elam and husband Mike, Debi Stamper Brewer and husband Jimmy, Michael ( Dusty) Stamper and wife Shelia, and Zach Blevins and wife Megan ; four great-grandchildren, Jennifer Elam Brown and husband Jeff, Monica Brewer and fiancé Bill Ferrell, Sarah Elam, and Amber Stamper, all of Morgan County ; two sisters, Venus M. Tobias Nickell and husband Jim of Astor, Florida, Gertrude Ferguson and husband Frank of Gratis, Ohio ; and one sister-in-law, Vivian Ferguson Gevedon of Grassy Creek ; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services were being held at Grassy Lick Baptist Church, Thursday, February 9th at 11 a.m. with visitation Wednesday, February 8th at Potter Funeral Home beginning at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Morgan County ARH Auxilary. Pallbearers : Zach Blevins, Dusty Stamper, Danny Joe Gevedon, Jeff Gevedon, Brad Gevedon, Curtis Gevedon, Wes Tobias, and Derrick Nemeth.
Published February 9, 2006
BOATWRIGHT, CALLIE M. SALYERS
Callie Marie Salyers Boatwright, 88, of Barker Branch Road, West Liberty, died Friday, April 7,2006 at Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty. She was born December 19, 1917 in Stoneage, Virginia a daughter of the late Melvin Salyers and Polly Ann Morton Salyers. Callie was a homemaker and attended Index Community Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Patton Boatwright. Survivors include three daughters, Irma Blevins and Clifford, Pearl Cornett, and Louise Hall, all of West Liberty ; one son, Kenneth Boatwright of Alliance,Ohio ; two sisters, Alme Martin of Pikeville and Melvie Fields of Neon ; two brothers, Dan Salyers and Clara of Elizabethtown and Clinard Salyers and Edith of Warren, Michigan ; 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 10 at Herald and Stewart and Halsey Chapel with Rev. Mike Frisby and Rev. Eugene Haney officiating. Burial followed in the South Fork Cemetery at Malone with herald and Stewart and Halsey Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were her grandsons.
Published April 13, 2006
BOLIN, CHALMER LEE
Chalmer Lee Bolin, 78, of Glenn Avenue , West Liberty, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. Mr. Bolin was born January 30, 1928 in Morgan County, Kentucky a son of the late John Wesley Bolin and Hattie Marie Pack Bolin. He was a retired coal miner and heavy equipment operator and attended Glenn Avenue Church of God, West Liberty. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Randall. Survivors include his wife, Vanna Mae Perkins Bolin ; nine daughters, Carol Smith ( William ), Lisa Conley ( Robert ), Anna Smith and Mark Adkins, Eva Bailey ( Ronnie ) , Mary Francis ( Ray ), and Diane Jones ( Paul), all of West Liberty, Joanna Little ( Johnathan ), Phyllis Bailey ( Gary ), both of Morehead, and Shirley Harris of Sidney, Ohio ; four sons, Chalmer Bolin Jr., David Bolin ( Brenda ), and Robert Bolin, all of West Liberty, and Eugene Bolin of Pikeville ; 19 grandchildren ; several great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Herald and Stewart and Halsey Chapel with Rev. Gary Fields and Rev. Joe Jenkins officiating. Burial followed in the Dawson Cemetery on Lacy Creek with Herald and Stewart and Halsey Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were William Smith ( Toby), Chalmer Lee Bolin Jr., Robert Lee Bolin, Michael Shawn Bolin, Mitchell Shane Bolin, Gary Bailey, Gregor Scott Bolin, Johnathan Emery Little, and Ronnie Bailey.
Published April 27, 2006
BOLIN, OLLIE M.
Ollie M. Bolin, 86, of Highway 772, Ezel, died Monday, March 6, 2006 at his residence. Born February 28, 1920 in Morgan County, Kentucky, Ollie was a son of the late William Franklin Bolin and the late Martha Ward Bolin. He was a retired farmer, and a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corp. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Patterson Bolin ; three daughters, Nicky Nickell and Donna Holbrook, both of West Liberty, and Kimberly Bolin Ross of Ezel ; three sons, Lowell Bolin, Ronald Bolin, and Joseph Bolin, all of Ezel ; one sister, Bessie Smith of Germantown, Ohio ; one brother, Walter Bolin of Ezel ; 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 8 at Herald and Stewart and Halsey Funeral Chapel with Rev. Raymond VanCleave and Rev. David Hale officiating. Burial followed in the Ezel Cemetery at Ezel with Herald and Stewart and Halsey Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements. Military rites were conducted at the graveside by Morgan County D.A.V.
Published March 9, 2006
Christine Bowling, 77, of Florence, died Sunday, April 23, 2006 at her residence. A daughter of the late Blain Stacy and Flossie Gillespie Stacy. Christine was a machine operator for Fusite Manufacturing , a member of Pentecostal Holiness Tabernacle , and was an avid Reds fan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Roy Payton , and William Patrick Payton. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Bowling of Daytona Beach, Florida ; one son, Leonard Dennie Payton of Amelia, Ohio ; three daughters, Patricia Diane Miller of West Harrison, Indiana, Pamela Sue Price of Kettering, Ohio , and Connie Ball of Fairfield, Ohio ; several nieces and nephews ; and 8 grandchildren. Funeral serves conducted at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 27, at Stith Funeral Home Inc., at Florence, with graveside service at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at Oliver Haney cemetery on Stacy Fork. Burial will follow under the direction of Stith Funeral Home. Memorial contributions were suggested to Pentecostal Holiness Tabernacle, 2100 Springdale Road, Mt. Healthy , Ohio 45231.
Published April 27, 2006
BRANHAM, GEORGE S.
George Sidney Branham, 93 , of McCausey Ridge Road, Frenchburg, died Monday, October 24, 2005 at Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty. Born February 22, 1912 in Menifee County, Kentucky, George was the son of the late Johnnie Branham and Liva Blevins Branham. He was a retired farmer and a U. S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Branham ; and a sister, Ada Phillips. Survivors include one son, Sidney Breeden of Mount Sterling ; 2 grandchildren ; four sisters, Glathie ( Peggy ) Mullins, Alma Smallwood, Olive Hurt and Mary Egelston, all of Frenchburg ; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 26 at Menifee Home for Funerals with Pastor Bobby Reed officiating. Burial followed in the Gibbs Cemetery at Frenchburg with Menifee Home for Funerals of Frenchburg in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers were Rick Smallwood, Johnny Mullins, Gene Phillips, Kenny Hurt, Gary Egelston, Pail Egelston, Larry Smallwood and Steve Smallwood. Honorary pallbearers were Hiram Walters, Sam Swartz, William Benson, Charles Carty, Chalmer Hurt and Frank Birchwell.
Published November 3, 2005
Priscilla Annalee Lewis Brown, 59, of Hidden Valley Road, West Liberty, died Sunday, October 2, 2005 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Born Saturday, November 3, 1945 in Elliott County, Kentucky, Priscilla was a daughter of Effie Magdalene Fyffe Lewis of Isonville and the late Titus O. Lewis. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Samantha Barker. Priscilla was a certified nurse assistant for Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital and was of the Enterprise Baptist faith. Survivors in addition to her mother include her husband, Kenny Brown ; one son, Richard and Rosemary Brown and one daughter, Debbie and Mitchell Ratliff, all of West Liberty ; sons, James Brown and Little Kenny Brown, both at home ; four grandchildren, Will and Shannon Barker and Tyler and Jesse Brown, all of West Liberty ; four sisters, Ina and Roger Keaton and Patty and Lavelle Williams, all of West Liberty, Linda and Don Parsons of Martin and Dinah and Johnny Cantrell of Isonville ; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 5, at Potter Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Davis and Rev. Roger Ball officiating. Burial followed in the Neal Valley Cemetery at West Liberty with Potter Funeral Home of West Liberty in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Greg Adkins, Jimmy Sparks, Don Parsons, Roger Keaton, Johnny Cantrell, Lavelle Williams, Dave IsonDoug Ison, and Gail Lewis.
Published October 6, 2005
Venard Brown, 86, of Frenchburg, died Sunday, March 19, 2006 at St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead following a brief illness. Mr. Broan was born February 1, 1920 in Menifee County, Kentucky a son of the late Stanley Brown and Lydia Loveless Brown. He was retired from General Motors, a World War II veteran, and member of Frenchburg Baptist Church, Frenchburg, Kentucky. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 sisters and 5 brothers. Survivors include his wife, Fon Eva Jackson Brown ; three daughters, Joyce Fox and husband Dorman of Oregonia, Ohio, Janey Fox of Frenchburg, and Lora Wilson and husband Jim of Lynchburg, Ohio ; a stepson, Ronald Brooks of Mansfield, Ohio ; 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, March 23 at Menifee Home For Funerals with Rev. Jeff Deel and J.D. Trimble officiating. Burial in the Mack Cemetery at Frenchburg with Menifee Home For Funerals of Frenchburg in charge of arrangements. Visitation after 6 p.m. Wednesday at Menifee Home For Funerals. Pallbearers: Friends and relatives.
Published March 23, 2006
BUMGARDNER, BERT E.
Bert E. Bumgardner, 87 , of Campton, husband of Monell Tyra Bumgardner, died Sunday, September 25, 2005 at his home in Campton. He was born in Lee County, Kentucky on August 7, 1918, a son of the late George W. and Alice Evans Bumgardner. He served in the Air Force during World War II in the 44th Bomb Group. Bert returned home from the Air Force and taught in the school system as a teacher and a basketball coach for 11 years and managed the old Wolfe County Theatre for 17 years. He served as Wolfe County Court Clerk for 24 years and was a member of the Campton United Methodist Church where he served as treasurer for 23 years and was a member of the Cox Lodge 464 F&AM. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, George E. Bumgardner and a sister, Catherine Bumgardner. Survivors besides his wife, Monell, include one son, Darrell Bumgardner and wife Dixie of Campton ; one daughter, Shelia Gillstrap and husband Pete of Campton ; one sister, Helen Drake and husband Herrington of Dayton, Ohio ; two granddaughters, Sarah Bumgardner of Lexington and Brittany Gillstrap of Spartanburg, South Carolina ; two nieces, Georgia Faye Halcomb of Falmouth and Debbie Drake of Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, at Porter and Son Funeral Directors Chapel with Brother David Gross officiating. Burial followed in the Evans Cemetery at Campton with Porter and Son Funeral Directors of Campton in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers were William Denniston, Jack McWhorter, Logan Banks, Steve Pickett, Dennis Brooks, and Steve Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Ted Holbrook, John Cox, Dr. Paul Maddox, Donald Hollon, John Graham, Rudene Taulbee, Joe Chaney, and Donald Brandenburg.
Published October 6, 2005
BUSH, STELLA F.
Stella Faye Price Bush, 69, of Campton, died Wednesday, November 30,2005 at Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson. Born July 9, 1936 in Morgan County, Kentucky Faye was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Price and Myrtle Meeks. She was a Green Thumb worker who worked in the dispatch office and cleaning lady of the Wolf County Courthouse. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Osa Bush ; one daughter, Peggy Cornett Whitt ; three sisters, Kathern ( Judy ) Price Blackburn, Ida Mae Nipper, Geneva Vancleve ; and two brothers, Robert ( Tom ) Price and Joseph Curtis Price. Survivors include five sons, Eddie Cornett, Kenneth Cornett, Gene Bush and wife Pam, Jr. Bush and wife Mary, Mark Bush and wife Misty ; one brother, Rev. Raymond Price ; two sisters, Gracie Bush and Evelena McKenzie and husband Bill McKenzie ; 14 grandchildren ; 7 great-grandchildren ; and a lot of family and friends who she loved. Funeral services were conducted at 12 noon Saturday, December 3 at Porter and Son Funeral Directors Chapel with Rev. Raymond Price officiating. Burial followed in Miles Fallen Cemetery on Fallen Road at Daysboro with Porter and Son Funeral Directors of Campton in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Henry Bush, Henry Bush Jr., Walter Bush, Walter Bush Jr., Volney Haney, and Wilton Ross.
Published December 8, 2005
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