Jessie Belle Voiers
Jessie Belle "Blue" Voiers, 89, of Tollesboro passed away May 6, 2005, at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home.
Born on June 20, 1915, in Lewis County, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Corrine Wilson Moore.
Mrs. Voiers was a retired school teacher of 36 years. She attended Eastern Kentucky University and completed her bachelor's degree at Morehead State University. She began teaching at a one room school at Oak Ridge in Lewis County. She also taught at Mudlick School in Lewis County, at Orangeburg and continued teaching at Tollesboro Elementary School where she taught for 30 years, retiring in 1982. She also had a great love for the piano and gave lessons for 60 years. She was a member of Orangeburg Christian Church for 45 years, Orangeburg Homemakers, Christian Women in Fellowship Orangeburg Christian Church, and Lewis County Retired Teachers Association.
Surviving are her husband, Martin L. Voiers; one daughter, Margetta (Michael A.) McFarland of Lexington; one son, Martin L. (Kathryn ) Voiers of Flemingsburg; four grandchildren, Ryan McFarland, Erin McFarland, Martin Voiers III and Rene Adams; five great-grandchildren, Cierra McFarland, Nick McFarland, Raekwan McFarland, Caleb Voiers and Danielle Adams.
Preceding her in death were a brother, Frank Moore; and two sisters, Georgetta Voiers and Alice Grant.
Services were conducted May 9 at Orangeburg Christian Church with Rev. Norman Wasson officiating with burial in Mount Tabor Cemetery at Ribolt.
Ivetta Belle Jolley Hughes Barbee, 94, of Cowan went to be with the Lord on April 2 at Fleming County Hospital. Mrs. Barbee was born June 14, 1912 in Fleming County to the late James and Eva Stanfield Jolley. Mrs. Barbee was the widow of the late John Hughes and Justice Barbee, and also a special friend of the late Robert Walling. She leaves to mourn her passing one daughter, Jean Stephens, and two sons, Thomas (Elizabeth) Hughes and John (Pauline) Hughes both of Cowan. She also leaves eleven grandchildren, fifty great-great grandchildren, and three great-great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Clara Ishamel of Carlisle, Goldie Myers of Sherburne, and Mary Helphenstine of Ewing and two brothers, Johnny and Harrison Jolley of Fleming County and a beloved son-in-law Arthur Stephens of Cowan. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Wednesday, April 4 at Price Brothers Funeral Home in Elizaville. Services will be held Thursday at 2 PM with the Rev. Howard Briggs and Bro. Mike Pennington officiating. Interment will be at Dayton Chapel Cemetery at Pleasant Valley. Arrangements are being handled by Price Brothers Funeral Home in Elizaville.
Roberta “Bobbie” Eloise Smith Faris, of Grayson, went to be with her heavenly Father on March 14, following a short illness.
Bobbie was born October 10, 1944 in Grayson, the daughter of the late Charles and Garnet Blakenship Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Smith of Louisville and a sister-in-law, Beverly Smith of Grayson.
Bobbie is survived by her husband of 39 years, John Faris of Grayson; one daughter, June Elizabeth (Tee) Grubb; one grandson, Will Grubb of Grayson; and one granddaughter, Whitney (Justin) King of North Carolina.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 19, at 2:00 p.m. with burial was in the East Carter County Memorial Gardens.
Thomas Lee Muse, age 79, of Ewing passed away Saturday at Fleming County Hospital.
Mr. Muse was a retired farmer and the widower of Mary Johnson Muse.
He was born in Fleming County, July 20, 1927. His parents were the late Clyde and Alta Morrison Muse.
Mr. Muse is survived by five daughters, Pam (David) Hunt of Flemingsburg, Alta (Wayne) Pollitt, Louise (Jason) Moreland and Debbie (Tony) Sapp, all of Ewing, and Nancy (Gilbert) Caldwell of Morehead; one son, Jerry Muse of Morehead; one sister, Bert Hunt of Maysville; one brother, Orville Muse of Ewing; 21 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Muse was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Lee Muse and Robert Glenn Muse; and a great-granddaughter, Samantha Caldwell. He was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Ed Muse, Archie Muse, Harold “Blue” Muse, Espie Muse, Artince Plummer, Allie Hardin, Sudie McKee, Clyde Thomas Muse and Tommy Bradley Muse.
Services will be 1 p.m., Wednesday at the Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with Rev. DeWayne Sowell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Goddard Cemetery.
Mrs. Frances Louise (Hamm) Planck, 86, of Flemingsburg, died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, in Flemingsburg.
Mrs. Planck was born Jan. 9, 1921, in Bath County, a daughter of the late Ben Hamm and Mary Oda Hamm.
She was a former production worker at F.C. Shoe Factory for 18 years.
Mrs. Planck was the widow of the late Paul Walker Planck.
She is survived by five sons, Phillip (Gene) Planck, David (Mary Ann) Planck, James (Brenda) Planck, Walter (Janet) Planck and Gary (Tiffany) Planck, all of Fleming County; one daughter, Brenda (Jackie) Harmon; two brothers, Benny Hamm of Ohio and James R. Hamm of Georgia; two sisters, Alice King of Indiana and Elizabeth Peyton of Kentucky; 20 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Walter Planck; and one daughter, Paulette Pence.
Services were Friday, March 30, 2007, at the Denton-Workman Funeral Home in Flemingsburg. Bros. Billy Harmon and James Hickerson officiated.
Burial followed in the Concord Cemetery at Concord.