Boone Stokes, 71, of Elkton, passed away Sept. 18, 2006, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green of natural causes.
Mr. Stokes was retired from Western State Hospital after 30 years and was a Christian County school bus driver for 25 years. He served as Todd County jailer from 1985 to the present. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Cuban Missile Crisis and a member of the Petrie Memorial United Methodist Church. Mr. Stokes served on the board of directors of the jailers association for 15 years.
Born May 21, 1935, in Todd County, he was the son of the late Forrest Garfield and Maude Bell Smith Stokes.
Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Margaret “Babe” Planck Stokes; one son, Perry Stokes of Elkton; three daughters, Felicia Mabry, Phyllis Stokes Reynolds and Paula Gillum, all of Elkton; one stepson, Patrick Hall of Hopkinsville; one stepdaughter, Lee Ann Henley of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother, Kenneth Stokes of Hopkinsville; one sister, Barbara Oatts of Hopkinsville; eight grandchildren; and several in-laws including Anna Lou McNeill of Flemingsburg, Julia Applegate Prater of Columbia, S.C., Jane Applegate Northrup of Australia, Don Applegate of Win-chester, Richard Applegate of LaGrange and Sam Planck of Holmes Beach.
Funeral services were conducted Sept. 21 at Latham Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Neel officiating. Burial was in the Stokes Chapel Cemetery.
Oma Rigdon McKee Smoot Cooper
Oma Rigdon McKee Smoot Cooper, 82, passed away Sept. 23, 2006, at Fleming County Hospital.
Born Feb. 9, 1924, in Fleming County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Nola Whisman Rigdon.
Surviving are two sons, Bobby (Martha, deceased) Smoot and Edward Smoot, both of Fleming County; four daughters, Patricia (Paul) Hunt, Darlene (Roger Carpenter) Hamm and Mildred Mineer, all of Fleming County, and Jennifer (Tracy) Souder of Ripley, Oh.; and one sister, Nettie Carrol Loveland, Oh.; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Kennith Cooper; one brother, Omar Rigdon; and two sisters, Hazel Snider and Violet Watson.
Funeral services were conducted Sept. 27 at the Denton-Workman Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Beckham officiating. Interment was in Pea Ridge Mountain Cemetery, Wallingford.
Lavinia Mae McFarland
Lavinia Mae McFarland, 86, passed away Sept. 9, 2006, at Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home.
Ms. McFarland was a retired employee of Lerman Brothers Department Store, a member of the Sunnyside Homemakers and a member of Mt. Zion Christian Church.
Born Aug. 11, 1920, in Nicholas County, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Stella Kerns.
Surviving are a nephew, Billy McFarland of Cowan; and four nieces, Carolyn Walker of Carlisle, Mary Margaret and Wanda McFarland of Cowan and Wilma Brown of Ewing.
Funeral services were conducted Sept. 14 at Mt. Zion Christian Church with Rev. Don Toy and Bro. Hammer McGinnis officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Leon K. Fulton
Leon K. Fulton, 73, of Germantown, passed away Sept. 7, 2006, at his home.
Mr. Fulton was a retired employee of Carey & Adams Construction Co. and an Army veteran. He attended Mount Olivet Christian Baptist Church and was a member of the Simon Kenton Post No. 2734 VFW.
Born in Robertson County on Oct. 16, 1932, he was the son of the late Clifton and Emma Bateman Fulton.
Survivors include a companion, Audrey Tucker and her children of Germantown; one son, Victor (Teresa) Fulton of May's Lick; two daughters, Sandra (Tim) McFarland of Maysville and Carol (Marvin) Carson of West Union, Ohio; four grandchildren, Tyler McFarland, Michael Carson, Logan Carson and Tyler Carson; one brother, Charles Woodie Fulton of Indiana; a special niece, Ronna Stitt of Carlisle; and some relatives in Fleming County.
Preceding him in death were a son, Shirley Fulton; a sister, Joyce Wright; and a brother, Ronald Fulton.
Funeral services were conducted Sept. 11 at the Palmer Funeral Home in May's Lick with Bro. Roger Conley officiating. Burial followed in the Shannon Cemetery with military rites conducted by Simon Kenton Post No. 2734 VFW.