Winford H. Sweet
Winford H. “Joe” Sweet, 56, of Maysville, passed away June 23, 2006, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Sweet worked for G. and J. Pepsi Cola in Ripley, Ohio for 30 years and was a member of the Plumville Church of Christ.
Born in Mason County on March 12, 1950, he was the son of the late Herman and Loretta Blythe Sweet.
Surviving are Bernetta Sweet of Plumville; one daughter, Christy Towles (Frank) of Carlisle; two sons, Joel Sweet (Beth) of Tollesboro and Kelly Sweet of Plumville; three grandchildren; three brothers, Jackie and Gary Sweet, both of Maysville, and Ricky Sweet of Ellisville; and three sisters, Mable Sweet, Sue Tichenor and Louise Young, all of Maysville.
Funeral services were conducted at the Knox and Brothers Funeral Home June 28 with Rev. Hillary Underwood officiating.
Burial was in the Hillcrest Garden of Memories.
Emma Catherine Glascock
Emma Catherine Glascock, 88, passed away June 14, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Mrs. Glascock was a lifetime member of the Tilton-Concord community and a member of the Tilton Christian Church for over 69 years.
Born on Feb. 9, 1918, in Fleming County, she was the daughter of the late Omer and Edith Saunders Dillon.
Surviving are her husband, Cecil K. Glascock, with whom she would have celebrated their 70th anniversary on July 25; three daughters, Mary (Roy) Graves of Lakeland, Fla., Evelyn (Mike) Harding of Alamosa, Colo., and Carolyn (Clell) Vice of Flemingsburg; two sons, Charles (Sheri) Glascock of Tilton and Larry (Rhonda) Glascock of Flemingsburg; six sisters, Bernice Crump, Belle Talley, Opal Darnall, Louise Wilkinson and Lucielle Miller, all of Marion, Ind., and Dorothy Jones of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother, James Brooks Dillon of Flemingsburg; and a special cousin, Ruby Vice of Elizaville Avenue in Flemingsburg; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was a brother, Amos Dillon; and two infant brothers.
Funeral services were conducted June 18 at Denton-Workman Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Wilson officiating. Burial was in the Fleming County Cemetery.
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.