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November 28, 1998
ALBANY -- Mabel Perkins Hay, 89, widow of Luther Hay, died Thursday, November 26.
Services 2 p.m. today, Talbott Funeral Home. Visitation 8 a.m. today.
January 12, 1990
JAMES HICKS SR., EX-LEGISLATOR, DIES
He had also served as chairman of the Republican Party in
Clinton County. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a
member of Beech Bottom Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, the former Jeannie Bruce;
two daughters, Carolyn Warner of Somerset and Rachel Hulette of Cincinnati;
three sons, Don Hicks of Eaton, Ohio, Jimmy Hicks Jr. of Albany
and Brett Hicks of Dallas, Texas; a sister, Hattie Crockett of
Albany; and four grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at Talbott Funeral
Home in Albany, and burial will be in Beech Bottom Cemetery.
September 4, 1998
ALBANY -- Ken Huddleston, 69, Hospital Street, Korean War veteran,
husband of Flonnie Huddleston, died Wednesday, September 2. Services 2 p.m. today,
Talbott Funeral Home. Visitation 7 a.m. today.
November 23, 1998
ALBANY -- Margie E. Huddleston, 70, Cross Street, retired General Motors employee,
wife of Daniel Huddleston, died Saturday, November 21. Services 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Talbott Funeral Home. Visitation 5 p.m. today.
November 17, 1998
ALBANY -- Willie C. Koger, 96, Pall Mall, Tenn., formerly of Albany,
former oil well driller, widower of Edith Koger, died Monday, November 16.
Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Talbott Funeral Home. Visitation 5 p.m. today.
November 7, 1998
ALBANY -- Robert Lee, 98, retired farmer, widower of Ora Lee, died Friday, November 6.
Services 3 p.m. CST Sunday, Talbott Funeral Home. Visitation 5-9 p.m. CST today.
September 09, 1990
James Frank McKinley Sr., 88, died Friday at The King's Daughters & Sons Home.
He was native of Clinton County, a retired heavy-equipment operator
and a member of International Union of Operating Engineers 181 and Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors: five daughters, Wanda Wyatt of Charlotte, N. C., Otta Patton of Alpha, Hilda Smith, Joan Embry and Janice Woodcox;
two sons, Jim McKinley of Dhake, Bangladesh, and Wade McKinley of San Diego;
three brothers, Fount McKinley of Kearney, Mo., Robert and Edgar McKinley,
both of Albany; two half- sisters, Ida M. Mitchell of Mobile, Ala.,
and Marlene McKinley of Tampa, Fla.; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Arch L. Heady Okolona Funeral Home,
8519 Preston Highway, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery.
September 29, 1998
ALBANY -- Joe Ben Norris, 86, Clinton County Healthcare Center, retired timber worker,
brother of Mildred Hickman, died Sunday, September 27. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Sewell Funeral Home. Visitation 5-9 p.m. today.
January 03, 1994
BURKESVILLE -- Mary Kate Dicken Thrasher Sands, 87, died here Saturday.
Funeral, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Norris-New Funeral Home. Visitation after 3 p.m. Monday.
August 24, 1998
ALBANY -- Nita Craft Smith, 88, First Street, widow of Eulis Smith,
died Saturday, August 22. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Talbott Funeral Home. Visitation 4-9 p.m. today.
September 27, 1998
ALBANY -- Sheila Ann Thomas, 50, St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Albany,
Circle K Convenience Store manager, died Wednesday, September 23.
Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lands Chapel Methodist Church. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday, Weldon Haddix Funeral Home.
Mrs. Alta Thrasher, 80, wife of the late Albert Thrasher, died Monday
at her home in Mt. Victory following an illness of one week.
The daughter of the late Jim and Solina Bilbery Reeves, Mrs. Thrasher
was born in Clinton County June 4, 1873. She married Mr. Thrasher at
Albany in 1893 and four children were born to this union.
Mrs. Thrasher moved to Mt. Victory from McCreary County in 1920 and she
made her home there the remainder of her life. She was a member of the
First Baptist Church at Mt. Victory and attended services regularly
whenever she was able. Her many friends there and in Clinton and McCreary
counties are grieved by her death.
Mrs Thrasher is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Onie Edwards, Hail,
and Mrs. Ollie Sears, Mt. Victory; two sons, Luther Thrasher, Mt. Victory,
and Lloyd Thrasher, Cincinnati; one sister, Beth Reeves, Hazard;
two brothers, Jim Reeves and Andrew Reeves, both of Munday, Texas.
Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Mt. Victory Baptist Church,
the Rev. Lonnie Meece officiating. Burial was in the Mt Victory Cemetery.
November 28, 1998
ALBANY -- Reba Lee Thrasher, 79, homemaker, died Thursday, November 26.
Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Talbott Funeral Home. Visitation 5 p.m. today.
January 21, 1990
MONTICELLO -- Curtis Gale Upchurch, 43, died here Thursday.
His wife, Mae, survives. Funeral, 2 p.m. Sunday, Davis Chapel
United Methodist Church in Clinton County. Visitation is at
Hickey & Son Funeral Home.
September 03, 1990
Opal L. Walker, 72, of 1668 Richmond Drive, died Sunday at Humana Hospital Audubon.
She was the former Opal Dicken, a native of Burkesville, a
retired employee of the old Olin Mathieson Plant in Charlestown, Ind.,
and a Baptist. Survivors: her husband, William Walker; a son, Glenn Walker;
a daughter, Bonnie J. Downs; her stepmother, Florence Dicken;
a sister, Maxine Day; three brothers, William Dicken of Bolingbrook, Ill.,
and Donald Downs and Willie Krachey, both of Worth, Ill.; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway,
with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
September 10, 1998
ALBANY -- Maxine Phillips Warf, Louisville, formerly of Albany, retired hairdresser,
mother of James Gary Warf, Louisville, died Tuesday, September 8. Services 1 p.m. Friday,
Sewell Funeral Home. Visitation 5-9 p.m. today.
October 04, 1992
Iva Wright Duvall, 92, formerly of Albany, died Friday at
Meadowview Convalescent Center.
She was a native of Clinton County, a member of the First
Baptist Church of Albany, Woman's Missionary Union, Clinton
County War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Homemakers Club and
Jolly Age Club and a past officer of the Albany Woman's Club and
American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors: two daughters, Jeanne Duvall Hamilton and Dean Duvall
Nazor of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Leta Wright Adams of Tupelo, Miss.,
and Hazel Wright Nagel of Albany; two grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sewell Funeral Home, Albany. Burial:
Albany Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Monday. Memorial gifts:
American Heart Association.