Pamela R. Harrison
OWENSBORO - Pamela R. Harrison, 44, died Sunday April 10, 2005 at her residence.
Born in Chicago, Ill. April 10, 1961, to Bill Edwards and the late Thelma Edwards, she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by a brother; Billy D. Edwards.
Survivors include a son, Billy D. Harrison of Owensboro; a daughter, Teena L. Harrison of Owensboro; two brothers, Ronnie Edwards of Dawson Springs and Danny Edwards of Monroe, Mich.; three sisters, Vicki Bolton of Greenville, Tina Congenie of Chicago, Ill. and Jill Bofusiewicz of Cleaton; several nieces and nephews; and several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services and burial were private . Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Douglas T Mercer
GREENVILLE - Douglas T Mercer, 43, died Sunday, April 3, 2005.
Born in Fulton County, Ga., Sept. 16, 1961, the son of Tommy and Pauline Mercer of Greenville, he was a member of Luzerne General Baptist Church and employed by Ensign Bickford. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, TJ Newman and R. T. Mercer.
Survivors include his wife, Angela Mercer; two sons, Daniel T. Mercer and Jacob Thomas Mercer, both of Greenville; his parents; three sisters, Renee Toney of Madisonville, Connie Oakes of Trenton and Patty Richards of Virginia Beach, Va.; his grandmothers Mareen Mercer of Greenville and Gladys Newman of Powderly.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. April 6 at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Winters officiating. Burial followed in Nebo Cemetery.
Jackie E. Vaught
STURGIS - Jackie E. Vaught, 52, died Thursday, April 7, 2005 at his residence.
Born in Greenville Oct. 11, 1952, the son of Sylvester and Ada Vaught of Central City, he was a coal miner. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Bryce Vaught in 2000.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Eldridge Vaught of Morganfield; a daughter, Mattie Vaught of Morganfield; a son, Andy Vaught of Uniontown; his parents; a brother, Ronnie Vaught of Providence; a sister, Cindy Byrd of Madisonville; two grandchildren, Mason and Malory Vaught; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. April 11 with the Rev. Leroy Vaught officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Jimmie R. Moore
MADISONVILLE - Jimmie R. Moore, 72, died Saturday April 9, 2005 at Regioinal Medical Center Emergency Room in Madisonville.
Born in Madisonville Sept. 9, 1932, he was the son of the late Andrew Jackson Moore and Annie Morris Garrard Moore. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Berry Moore and a sister, Dorothy Littlepage. He was the owner and operator of Moore Auto Parts in Madisonville and a Navy Veteran.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Moore of Bedford, Ind., and Regina Moore Newman of Madisonville; a son, Chris Moore of Madisonville; four sisters, Dalphline Moore, Ann Moore and Judy Moore, all of Madisonville and Jackie Cox of Clarksville; two brothers, Ray Moore and William Moore, both of Madisonville and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. April 13 at Barnett - Strother Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Berry officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 - 8 p.m. April 12 at Barnett - Strother Funeral Home in Madisonville.
Donald Eugene Moseley
SACRAMENTO - Donald Eugene Moseley, 80, died Thursday, April 7, 2005 at the Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
Born Sept. 18, 1924 on his family’s farm near Noble, Ill. he was the youngest of seven children of John Robert and Myrtle (Noe) Moseley. He worked as manager of B.F. Goodrich Tire stores in Olney and Centralia, Ill. and Vincennes, Ind. and for I&S - McDaniel Truck Lines in Vincennes and Evansville, Ind. before moving to Englewood, Fla. where he retired in 1987. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Jacoba (Koch) Moseley; two daughters, Donita K. Morris of Walnut Hill, Ill. and Karen S. Lone of Warsaw, Ind.; a son James R. Moseley of Memphis, Tenn.; a step-daughter Deanna Newbolt of Indianapolis, Ind.; 10 grandchildren and 20 great - grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. April 9 at Tucker Memorial Chapel in Sacramento with the Rev. Gary Whitworth officiating. Burial followed in Brier Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Bremen.
Jamie Sweeney Plummer
CRESTVIEW FLORIDA - Jamie Sweeney Plummer, 27, died Saturday, April 9, 2005 at the North Okaloosa Medical Center in Crestview.
Born in Killeen, Texas August 19, 1977, she was a financial services representative at BankTrust, a member of the Air Force Reserve Unit at Duke Field Air Force Special Operations Command and a member of Richland Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Maurice Littleton Plummer III; a daughter, Jayla Gail Plummer; her mother and step-father, Gail and Larry Patton of Beaver Dam; her father and step-mother, Mike and Freda Sweeney of Livermore; her grandmothers, Ilene Williamson of Livermore and Louise Jessup of Greenville; four brothers and their wives, Brent and Nikki Sweeney, Michael and Holly Schindler, Matt Schindler, all of Livermore and Kreg Sweeney of Indianapolis; a sister and her husband, Rachel and Joseph Roberts of Beaver Dam; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. April 14 at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with the Rev. Glenn Archer officiating. Burial will follow in Richland Baptist Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 3 - 8 p.m. April 13 at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel.
The Plummer Family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Jamie Sweeney Plummer, Memorial Scholarship Fund at McLean County High School; C/O Muster Funeral Homes; P.O. Box 228; Livermore, KY 42352. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at Musters in Livermore..
Earline Wright Brock
HENRYETTA, Oklahoma - Earline Wright Brock, 83, died Monday, April 11,2005.
Born in Muhlenberg County July 7, 1921 to the late Ruthie and Franklin Wright, she was a cook, homemaker and a member of the Ladies Auxillary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post 539. She was preceded in death by a son, Justin in 1992, a sister, Earnestine, and two brothers, L.V. and T.C. Wright.
Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Gray of Ky. and Jacklin of Henryetta; five sons, Jimmie, Daniel, Carl, Jerry and Dion all of Henryetta; two brothers, Franklin Wright, Jr. and Bob Wright both of Ky.; two sisters Rubie Brown and Inez Gossett, both of Ky.;15 grandchildren; 13 great - grandchildren; one great - great - grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.
Shurden Funeral Home in Henryetta, Okla. was in charge of arrangements.
Zona Irene Dexter
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Zona Irene Dexter, 82, died Sunday, April 10, 2005 at the Methodist Hospital.
Born in Muhlenberg County July 12, 1922, she was a homemaker and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian in Indianapolis.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Farrar of Indianapolis; two sons, Ralph Dexter of Drakesboro and Phillip Dexter of Franklin, Ind.; 13 grandchildren and 9 great - grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. April 13 at Tucker Funeral Home with Pastor David Drake officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m. April 12 at Tucker Funeral Home.
Esther Wells Torr
GREENVILLE - Esther Wells Torr, 78, died Saturday, April 9, 2005 at Vanco Manor Nursing Home in Goodlettsville, Tenn. after a year long battle from a stoke.
Born in Muhlenberg County Oct. 16, 1926, to the late David Wallace Wells and Etha Hill Wells, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Greenville. Before retiring in 1992, she was employed by C.A. Lawton Insurance Company. She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Torr and a brother, T.H. Wells.
Survivors include a daughter, Debbie (Bob) Brothers of Vero Beach, Fla.; two sons, David (Karen) Torr of Goodlettsville, Tenn. and Douglas (Donna) Torr of McKinney, Texas; a sister, Nancy Deason; 8 grandchildren, James Torr, Casey Torr, James Brothers, Keven Brothers, Kallie Torr, Jordan Torr, Jessica Thackston and Marissa Baker; two great - grandchildren, Gracie Torr and Dylan Torr and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. April 13 at Gary’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary McAbee officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation will be at 5 p.m. April 12 at Gary’s Funeral Home.
Ruby Elvira Sherrod Barney
SPRINGFIELD, TENN. — Ruby Elvira Sherrod Barney, 71, of Springfield, Tenn., formerly of Weir, died Friday, April 4, 2003 at Beverly Health Care in Springfield after a lengthy illness.
Born January 27, 1932 in Muhlenberg County, the daughter of John Sherrod and Alice Rowe Sherrod, she was of the Methodist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Barney; and sister, Naomi Sherrod Jones.
She is survived by one sister, Nancy “Skeet” Sherrod Moore of Tampa, Fla.; three nieces; and one nephew.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 7, at Gary’s Funeral Home with Mr. Bob Gardner officiating. Burial followed in Cherry Grove Cemetery in Weir. Gary’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
William H. Drake
GREENVILLE — William H. Drake, 86, of Greenville, died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
A native of Muhlenberg County, he had worked as a factory worker and was a member of Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Greenville.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Wells Drake; five sons, James William Drakes of Indianapolis, Ind.; Randall Howard Drake of Madisonville, Kenneth Lee Drake of Beaver Dam, Allen Stevenson Drake of Providence and William Douglas Drake of Louisville; eight daughters, Cozetta Drake, Patrice Drake, Wilodean Ellis, Mary Jean Baker and Yvonne Bard, all of Greenville, Bernice Baker and Freda Smith, both of Louisville, and Reda Reynolds of White Plains; 33 grandchildren, 46 great - grandchildren; two great - great - grandchildren; two brothers, Jack Drake of Greenville and Leo Drake of Hopkinsville; and two sisters, Rosie Mae Bard of Greenville and Lou Ella Drake of Crofton.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 6, at Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Greenville. Burial followed in Reynolds Cemetery in Greenville. Bibbs Funeral Home in Greenville was in charge of arrangements.
Wayne Allen “Ol Dad” Goodrum
GREENVILLE — Wayne Allen “Ol Dad” Goodrum 74, of Greenville, died April 1, 2003, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville.
Born July 17, 1928, he was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Greenville. He was a master electrician and had been employed by Peabody Coal Company and also by Union Carbide as a chemical operator. He was a member of Pond River Masonic Lodge. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Pat Lynch Goodrum; two sons, David Goodrum of Glasgow and Stan Goodrum of Jasper, Ind.; two daughters, Cindy Johnson of Greenville and Teresa Goodman of Bowling Green; six grandsons, Michael David Goodrum, Matthew Benjamin Goodrum, James Preston Neal, Andrew Gilbert Johnson, Nicholas Allen Johnson and Joseph Dylan Goodman.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 4, at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Dr. Ray England officiating. A Masonic service was held Thursday, April 3, also at Tucker Funeral Home. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville. Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Clyde O. Revlett
EVANSVILLE, IND. — Clyde O. Revlett, 77, of Evansville, died there Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Brentwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He had worked for the City of Evansville for 22 years and retired as Assistant Superintendent of the City Garage. He attended Calvary Baptist Church and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Revlett, in 2002.
He is survived by one daughter, Diane Mehaffey of Carmi, Ill.; one son, James Norman Revlett of Evansville; two sisters, Neoma Brewer of Greenville and Ada Belle McPherson of Owensboro; and two grandchildren.,
Full military graveside services and burial were held Saturday, April 5, at Highway Cemetery in Drakesboro. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association or Calvary Baptist Church. Boone Funeral Home, East Chapel, of Evansville, was in charge of arrangements.
Janet E. “Nana” Harris
GREENVILLE — Janet E. “Nana” Harris, 72, of Greenville, died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at her residence.
Born Oct. 15, 1930, she was a homemaker and a member of Greenville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was a volunteer at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, J. W. “Sundown” Harris; one son, Joe (Kim) Harris of Greenville; one daughter, Ellen (Charles) Thomas of Greenville; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Jon) Skaggs, Jaclyn Thomas, Derrick Harris, Tyler Harris and Colin Harris; two step-grandchildren, Eric Montgomery and Alyssa Montgomery; and one brother, Robert B. Dixon of Florence, Ala.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 8, at 2 p.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with the Rev. Arthur Burrows officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society or Greenville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, c/o Steve Joyce, 101 Clemon Dr., Greenville. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Tucker Funeral Home in Central City is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Kathryn Millikan
MARION, KY — Mary Kathryn Millikan, 73, of Marion, died Monday, March 31, 2003, at her residence.
She was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Marion. She was preceded in death by her husband, Al J. “Pepper” Millikan; her parents, Willie “Dutch” and Sarah Campbell; one infant child; three great - grandchildren; and one brother, Grover Campbell.
She is survived by two sons, James “Clim” Millikan of Eddyville and Willie “Dubbie” Millikan of Export, Pa.; six daughters, Kay Jacobs of Frances, Ky., Brenda Millikan, Rita Lynch, Patricia Sysco, Donna Herron and Dana Berry, all of Marion; one stepdaughter, Elissa Fulton of Mayor, Ariz.; two sisters, Connie Travis of Marion and Sue Brasher of Burna, Ky.; 20 grandchildren; and 24 great - grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Thursday, April 3, at Gilbert Funeral Home with the Revs. Mike Jacobs, Robert Phillips, David Winders and Andy Yates officiating. Burial followed in Frances Cemetery. Gilbert Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Perry Lynn Taggart
DEPOY — Perry Lynn Taggart, 51, of Depoy, died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital after a short illness.
Born Aug. 5, 1951 in Greenville, the son of Gordon Taggart and Pearl Stovall Taggart, he was of the Baptist faith. He had worked as a security guard for Allied Security. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death a brother, Jerry Lee Taggart in January of 1955.
He is survived by one sister, Jane Drake, of Greenville; two nieces; one nephew; and seven great nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial were held Thursday, April 3, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Depoy with Mr. Ray Gann and the Rev. Paul Drury officiating. Gary’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.