Janice Long Furnish Orme
Janice Long Furnish Orme, 79, of Mt. Sterling and formerly of Flemingsburg, passed away June 16, 2006, at Windsor Care Center.
Mrs. Orme was retired from U.S. Shoe and was the former owner and operator of Mrs. Hammer’s Restaurant.
Born Oct. 16, 1926, in Gainesville, Texas, she was the daughter of Ray and Mary Bell Cravatt Long.
Surviving are her husband, Glenn “Hammerhead” Orme; four stepchildren, Gary and Tom Orme and Connie Barnett, all of Mt. Sterling, and Steve Orme of Lexington; three great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Lou Chase of Avery, Ind.
Preceding her in death were a daughter, Charlotte Anderson; and a son, Orville Furnish.
Funeral services were conducted June 17 at the graveside with burial in Machpelah Cemetery.
George A. Schwartz
George A. Schwartz, 86, of Elizaville Avenue in Flemingsburg, passed away June 19, 2006, at Fleming County Hospital. He was born Dec. 9, 1919, to the late George A. Schwartz and Esther Tierney Schwartz.
Mr. Schwartz graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in 1938. He was a veteran of World War II. He retired in 1981 after 30 years with the Kentucky State Highway Engineering Department of Flemingsburg. He has been a life-long member of St. Charles Catholic Church.
Surviving are his devoted wife of 56 years, Lena James Schwartz. He is also survived by three sons and four daughters: Jim Schwartz and his wife Betty of Murray, Mary Jane Scaggs and her husband Bob of Flemingsburg, Kathy Earlywine and her husband Tim of Flemingsburg, David Schwartz and his wife Gudrun of Lawrenceburg, Bonnie Porter and her husband Tommy of Flemingsburg, John Schwartz and his wife Rhonda of Flemingsburg and Karen Jones and her husband Gardner of Fernandina, Fla.
He was the proud grandfather of 10 grandchildren: Jeff Schwartz, Angela Hebler, Adam Earlywine, Lauren Earlywine, Jill Bradley, Justin Porter, Grant Schwartz, Ryan Schwartz, Austin Jones and Alayna Jones. His great-grandchildren are Kaden Earlywine and Bryce Bradley.
Other survivors include one sister, Lucille “Sis” Schwartz of Flemingsburg; and one brother, Paul Schwartz of Maysville.
Preceding him in death was one brother, Thomas Schwartz.
Visitation is from 5-9 p.m. on June 20 at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home. Mass of Catholic Burial will be intoned at 11 a.m. on June 21 at St. Charles Catholic Church. Interment will be at the Fleming County Cemetery.
Donations may be made to St. Charles Catholic Church or to the George Schwartz Memorial Fund.
Lorene L. Flora
Lorene L. Flora, 92, of East Main Street in Flemingsburg, passed away June 15, 2006. She was the widow of Paul Flora who died in 1963.
Born in Rowan County on April 23, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Amanda Wagoner Littleton.
Surviving are one daughter, Paulette (Donnie) Kerns of Flemingsburg; two sons, Eddie (Linda) Flora of Ithaca, Mich., and Bill Ware of Fortville, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was a daughter, Mary Sue Flora.
Funeral services were conducted June 17 at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home in Flemingsburg with Rev. Chris Beckham officiating. Burial was in the Longview Cemetery at Bethel.
Jean R. Crawford
Jean R. Crawford, 77, of Flemingsburg, passed away June 6, 2006, at Fleming County Hospital.
Mrs. Crawford was a retired head cashier who worked for Fleming Mason R.E.C.C. for over 44 years. She was a member of the Locust United Methodist Church and Charlton Ashton Rebekah Lodge No. 112.
Born on Sept. 19, 1928, in Fleming County, she was the daughter of the late Thelma Gullett and Warren Rogers.
Surviving are her husband, Gilby Crawford; one stepdaughter, Becky (Bill) Perkins of Flemingsburg; one grandson, Andrew Perkins of Flemingsburg; her namesake, Rae Jean Jessee of Fleming County; a half sister, Clara McKee of Colorado; and several cousins.
Funeral services were conducted June 9 at Denton-Workman Funeral Home with Rev. Norman Wasson and Bro. Parkey Thompson officiating. Burial was in the Fleming County Cemetery.