Fleming County, Kentucky Obituary Collection
Fleming County, Kentucky Obituary Collection - 13
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Date: Thursday, 3 June 2010, at 12:57 p.m.
Ashton Joshua Highfield
Ashton Joshua Highfield, infant, passed away Sept. 28, 2006, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. He was born Sept. 28, 2006.
Surviving are his parents, Joshua and Katherine Woodward Highfield of Lexington; maternal grandparents, David and Bonnie Woodward of Booneville; maternal great-grandmother, Alma Baker of Booneville; paternal grandparents, John and Debbie J. Highfield of Tollesboro; and paternal great-grandparents, Elmo and Clarine Highfield of Tollesboro and Reeves and Glendora Saunders of May's Lick.
Funeral services were conducted Oct. 1 at Indian Creek Presbyterian Church in Booneville with the Rev. Joe Powlas officiating. Burial was in the Booneville Esau-Gabbard Cemetery.
Naomi Simpson Turner
Naomi Simpson Turner, 87, passed away Oct. 7, 2006, at Meadowview Regional Hospital in Maysville. She was a life-long resident of Falmouth until she suffered a debilitating stroke in 1993 and came to Flemingsburg to live with her son.
Born May 26, 1911, in Falmouth, she was the daughter of the late Silas and Viola Teegarden England.
Mrs. Turner was a Red Cross volunteer and received her 50-year pin for her services. She not only assisted men and women in the service and their families but also helped with establishing Red Cross shelters, providing food and clothing for victims and assisting with administrative needs of the National Red Cross during the 1948, 1964 and 1989 floods in Falmouth. She was a Kentucky Colonel, a Woman of the Year in Northern Kentucky, a real estate agent and auctioneer and the activities director at Lakeside Nursing Home in Alexandria for 27 years. One of her greatest achievements was graduating at age 61 from Northern Kentucky University with a degree in human services. She was a member of the Falmouth Christian Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Shirley Clark of Bellevue; one son, Donnie Simpson of Flemingsburg; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Carlene Carr; and a brother, Donald England. She was first married to Sherrill Simpson and after his death to Howard Turner.
Funeral services were conducted at Peoples Funeral Home in Falmouth on Oct. 10. Burial was in the Riverside Cemetery in Falmouth
Earnest Lee Dyer
Earnest Lee Dyer, 64, of Vanceburg, passed away at his residence Sept. 28, 2006. He was the widower of Sandy Thomas Dyer who died in 2002.
Mr. Dyer was a member of the Oak Ridge Baptist Church and a retired trackman for CSX Railroad System where he worked for 38 years.
Born at Camp Dix on Jan. 12, 1942, he was the son of Francis Brown Dyer of Vanceburg and the late James Alton Dyer.
Surviving are one son, Joseph Lee (Teresa) Dyer of Vanceburg; two daughters, Shauna (Todd) Duff of Vanceburg and Marcetta (Chad) Stamm of Wallingford; four brothers, Eugene (Rayetta) Dyer, Arnold (Betty) Dyer and Jack (Barbara) Dyer, all of Vanceburg, and Charlie (Kim) Dyer of Flemingsburg; one sister, Carrie (Alfred) Evans of Flemingsburg; and six grandchildren, Chadrick, Starla and Atlanta Dyer, Dalton and Haylee Stamm and Roger Thoroughman.
Preceding him in death was a brother, Thirstan Dyer.
Funeral services were conducted Oct. 1 at the Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg. Rev. Travis Cooper officiated. Burial was in the Owens Cemetery at Emerson. Military graveside rites were provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Monte Stamm Post No. 5438 at Vanceburg.
Elizabeth J. Marshall
Elizabeth J. Marshall, 88, passed away Sept. 27, 2006, in Boynton Beach, Fla., at the home of her son.
Mrs. Marshall was the head bookkeeper at the Peoples Bank of Fleming County before her retirement, and she and her late husband, Ernie Marshall, owned and operated a John Deere Tractor dealership in Flemingsburg. Mrs. Marshall was a long time member of the Flemingsburg Christian Church.
Born at Plummers Landing on July 7, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Dr. W.T. and Gertrude Evans Jessee.
Surviving are one son, William (Jane D.) Hanley of Boynton Beach; two grandchildren, Patrick and Alissa Hanley of Florida; one half-brother, Richard E. Jessee of Lincoln Park, Mich.; one nephew, Thomas (Billie Ruth) Arnold of Lexington; and grand-nephews, David Arnold of Lexington and Michael Arnold of Georgia.
Preceding her in death was a sister, Opal Arnold.
Funeral services were conducted Sept. 30 at the Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with Rev. Norman Wasson and Dr. David Barnett officiating. Burial was in the Fleming County Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Flemingsburg Christian Church.
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