Corbett "Jack" Day
Lewisburg — Mr. Corbett “Jack” Day, 86, of Lewisburg (Dunmor area), died Thursday, March 7, 2002 at Logan Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Day was born in Muhlenberg County on September 5, 1915 to the late John Wesley and Bessie Day. He was a self-employed carpenter and was a veteran of the Army where he served in World War II. He was also a member of Mt. Moriah Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by not onlyhis parents but also one sister, Mrs. Alma Morrison; one brother, Mr. Murray Day; and one grandson, Mr. Shane Mallory.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mrs. Mildred Evelyn Day of Lewisburg; three daughters, Mrs. Jeanette Mantlo of Russellville, Mrs. Walsie Yvette Hancock of Owensboro and Mrs. Evanna Mallory of Russellville; one sister, Mrs. Katherine Day Cohen of Dayton, Ohio; one brother, Mr. Paul Day of Dayton, Ohio; two granddaughters, Lisa Graham of Russellville and Melissa Ellis of Springfield, Tennessee; two grandsons, Josh Hancock and Jordan Hancock both of Owensboro; and three great-grandchildren, Eric Graham of Russellville and Shelby Ellis and Westin Ellis both of Springfield, TN.
A graveside service was held Saturday, March 9, 2002 at Dunmor Cemetery with Rick Shutt officiating. Burial followed in Dunmor Cemetery in Dunmor.
Price Funeral Home in Lewisburg was in charge of all arrangements.
Janice "Faye" Pointer Reich
South Carrollton — Mrs. Janice “Faye” Pointer Reich, 42, of South Carrollton, formerly of Evansville, died Friday, March 8, 2002 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.
Mrs. Reich was born on November 24, 1959.
Survivors include her husband of 13 years, Keith A. Reich of South Carrollton; two daughters, Marquaitta Faye Johnson and her husband, Jason and Kathryn Caine; three grandchildren, Samantha Pointer, Shelby Elizabeth Pointer and Zachary Allen Martin Caine; her mother, Sarah Slinker and step-father, Ray; her father, Shelby Pointer; two sisters, Mae Sunderman and Kay Pointer; three brothers, Steve Pointer, Roy Pointer and David Vincent; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 10, 2002 at Alexander West Chapel in Evansville with Reverend Glen Bohlen officiating.
Family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to her family.
Howell, Michigan — Mr. Garvice Miller, 91, of Howell, Michigan, formerly of Bremen, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at McPherson Hospital in Howell.
Mr. Miller was born in Rumsey, Kentucky on June 9, 1910 to Bordie Miller and Lillian (Riggs) Miller. He had been employed by Edson Moore Dry Goods of Detroit for over 25 years and Bates Dry Goods of Cleveland for seven years. He was married to Zera M. Pittman in Rockport, Indiana in 1929, she preceded him in death on May 18, 2001. Mr. Miller was also a member of Liberty Baptist Church of Howell. In addition to his wife he was also preceded in death by his sister, Rachel Cook and son-in-law, Thurman Gunn.
Survivors include one daughter, Wanda Gunn of Howell; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Saturday, March 9, 2002 at Sanford Cemetery in Cohoctah Township in Howell, Michigan with the Reverend Mark Edwards of Liberty Baptist Church officiating.
Family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Baptist Church of Howell.
MacDonald’s Funeral Home in Howell, Michigan was in charge of all arrangements.
Edwin B. Smith
Rochester — Mr. Edwin B. Smith, 78, of Rochester, died Sunday, March 10, 2002 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.
Mr. Smith was born in Muhlenberg County to the late Clay Smith and Ida Mae Kimmel Smith. He was retired from T.V.A. and was of the Baptist faith. He served as an Army veteran in World War II. He was also a member of Cassia Masonic Lodge 272 F & Am and Scottish Rite in Madisonville. He was preceded in death by not only his parents but his first wife, Ada Pauline Peay Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Jean Staples Smith of Rochester; one son, Dannie Smith of Drakesboro; two daughters, Theresa Leny of Greenfield, Indiana and Elaine Felty of Morgantown; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Emelda Reynolds of Drakesboro; and one brother, Ellis Smith of Belton.
A Masonic Service will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Jones Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Rochester Cemetery.
Howard Ray Herode
San Angelo — Mr. Howard Ray Herode, 72, of San Angelo died Saturday, March 9, 2002 at a local hospital.
Mr. Herode was born in Rochester, Kentucky on April 6, 1929 to the late Henry and Clara McCoy Herode. He married his loving wife of 39 years, Ida Simmons on April 23, 1963 in Odessa, Texas. He worked in the oil field trucking industry for many years for Lane Brothers Trucking J.E. Cox and Son Trucking, E.L. Farmers Trucking where he met many lifelong friends. He was preceded in death by not only his parents but also his two brothers and a grandson.
Survivors include his wifeIda Herode of San Angelo; three sons, Darrel Herod and his wife, Carla, of Snyder, Paul Herode and wife, Kim, of West Chester, Ohio and Chris Stewart and wife, Pam, of San Angelo; one daughter, Joyce Webb and husband, Sherman, of West Chester, Ohio; two sisters, Mary Ruth Bryant of Central City and Betty Cain of Belton; eight brother-in-laws; six, sister-in-laws; 20 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and friends in Kentucky and Texas.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Robert Massie Riverside Chapel with Reverend Bob Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
All arrangements were made by Robert Massie Funeral Home.
Mabel M. (Jones) Pearson
Greenville — Mrs. Mabel M. (Jones) Pearson, 90, of Greenville died Monday, March 11, 2002 at Owensboro Mercy Hospital.
Mrs. Pearson was born on March 5, 1912 and was a member of Leigh’s Chapel Church in Greenville. She was preceded in death by herhusband, Raymond E. Pearson.
Survivors include one daughter, Martha M. Dempsey; two sons, L.E. Pearson and Bob Pearson; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one sister, May McDougal of Gallatin, Tennessee.
Viewing will be held at Leigh’s Chapel Church on Wednesday, March 13, 2002 beginning at 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 14, 2002 at Leigh’s Chapel Church with Brother Jerry Troutman and Brother Roger Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Old Jackson Cemetery in Muhlenberg County.
All services are being handled by Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, Kentucky.
Thelma Mae (Trigger) Cook
Central City — Mrs. Thelma Mae (Trigger) Cook, 73, of Central City died Thursday, March 7, 2002 at her home.
Mrs. Cook was born in Harlan County, Kentucky on September 30, 1928 to the late Richard H. Christian and Kate Green Christian. She was preceded in death by not only her parents but also, her husband, William Cook, Jr.
Survivors include three sons, William Cook III, John Cook and Douglas Cook, all of Central City; four sisters, Newa Day of Eustis, Florida, Beatrice Carr of Medina, Ohio, Betty Jackson of Middlesboro, Kentucky and Tommie Sue Comer of Henderson; two brothers, Robert Christian of Sebring, Florida and Bill Christian of Pembroke; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 9, 2002 at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Reverend Leroy Rearden officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City.
Martha Terry Moore
GREENVILLE - Martha Terry Moore, 85, of Greenville, formerly of Springfield, Tennessee, died September 15, 2002 at Belle Meade Nursing Home in Greenville.
Born in Robertson County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of John Terry and Cornelia Bigsbee. She was preceded in death by her parents; herhusband, Thomas Moore;six brothers, Buford, Baxter, James (Bones), Felix, John and Willie (Dee) Terry.
Survivors include one sister, Joyce Jordan of Excelsior Springs, Missouri;two nieces, Ann (James) Rhodes and Narcissus Traughber, both of Clarksville, Tennessee;and one nephew, Willie Terry, also of Clarksville.
Funeral services were held September 18 at the First Baptist Church in Springfield, TN with Pastor Martin P. Winslowofficiating.Burial followed in Restlawn Memorial Garden, Cedar Hill, TN.
Juanita Kathryn Vincent Noffsinger
Juanita Kathryn Vincent Noffsinger, 94, of Central City died September 17, 2002 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.
Born May 17, 1908 in Muhlenberg County, she was a homemaker and a member of New Harmony Baptist Church in Bremen.She was a member of Eastern Star, past Worthy Matron and a Kentucky Colonel.She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Noffsinger in 2000 and a daughter, Eula Mae McKee.
She is survived by one son, Don (Barbara) Devine of Coalinga, CA;four daughters, Mary Nobles of Jacksonville, FL, Kaye (Richard) Burch and Iva Lou McRoy, both of Central City and Carolyn Kebortz of Grandview, IN;loved and cherished grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
An Eastern Star service was held September 19.Funeral services were held September 20 at Tucker Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Yeager officiating.Burial followed in New Harmony Cemetery in Bremen.Funeral arrangements were handled by Tucker Funeral Home in Central City.
Carl D. Strader
ELKTON - Carl D. Strader, 67, of Elkton died of natural causes September 17, 2002 at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Hopkinsville.
Born August 7, 1935 in Todd County, he was the son of Mirtie McGhee Strader and the late Edwin Strader.He was retired from Phelps-Dodge and was a member of the New Harmony General Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Strader of Elkton;his mother, Mirtie Strader of Clifty;two sons, Michael Strader of Crofton and Jeffrey Dean Strader of Hopkinsville;one stepson, James Luckenbill of Fairview;one daughter, Janice Gresham of Hopkinsville;four stepdaughters, Charlene Gant and Alice Sears, both of Sharon Grove, Linda Vaugh of Lewisburg and Rebecca Groves of Elkton;six brothers, Lawrence Strader and Donald Strader, both of Elkton, Milford Strader, Billy Strader and Buin Strader, all of Clifty, and Jimmy Strader of Henderson;two sisters, Jo Nell Wells of Greenville and Sheila Hancock of Russellville;five grandchildren, 10 step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held September 19 at Latham Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Marshall officiating.Burial followed in Cedar Grove Cemetery.Latham Funeral Home in Elkton was in charge of arrangements.
Maudie Yates Minor Key
NASHVILLE - Maudie Yates Minor Key, 93, of Nashville, formerly of Hartsville, AL, died September 12, 2002 in Nashville.
Born May 6, 1908 in Lawrence County, AL to Annie Yates and Jesse Montgomery Yates, she was the widow of Henry B. Minor and James C. Key.She was predeceased by a son, Henry Oatis Minor, Sr.
She is survived by three sons, J. B. Cleo Minor of Nashville, Clyde Minor of Greenville and Bob Minor of Glasgow;three stepsons, Martin Key of Danville, AL, Leon Key of Hartselle, AL and Williard Key of Decatur, AL;ten grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held September 14 at Son Rise Baptist Church in Hartselle, AL with Rev. Randy Milligan officiating.Burial followed in Moss Chapel Cemetery.Mount Olive Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Martha Mae Jones
MADISONVILLE - Martha Mae Jones, 76, of Madisonville, formerly of Powderly,died September 19, 2002 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
Born September 28, 1925 in Muhlenberg County, she was a retired clerk and a member of Grace Baptist Church in Madisonville.She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Jones, in 1980 and a son, Dewayne Jones, in 1972.
She is survived by one son, Clyce “Bud” Jones of Madisonville;three grandchildren, Kim Jones of Chicago, Larry (Theresa) Jones of Madisonville and Dr. Michael (Jayna) Jones of Hawesville;four great grandchildren, Megan Jones, Kinzie Jones, Joshua Jones and Caleb Jones;and one sister, Lon Chambus of Ft. Worth, TX.
Funeral services were held September 21 at Tucker Funeral Home with Rev. Laurence Richardson officiating.Burial followed in Memorial Gardens in Powderly.Funeral arrangements were handled by Tucker Funeral Home in Central City.
James Ollise “Slim” Harris
ST. CHARLES - James Ollise “Slim” Harris, 87, of St. Charles died September 23, 2002 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
Born Sept. 20, 1915 in Rockport, Ohio County, Kentucky, he was the son of John C. Harris, deceased, and Minnie Keowns Harris, deceased.He was retired from the Hopkins County Road Department and was a veteran of the U. S. Army, World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Vickers Harris; and two brothers.
He is survived by six daughters, Charline Wallace of St. Charles,Jimmy Weaver and Carolyn Mullenix, both of Madisonville, Teresa Morris of Topeka, Kansas,Joyce Dukes of Powderly and Janie Trammel of Mt. Vernon, IN;seven sons, Raymond Harris, Stanley Harris and Billy Cook, all of Madisonville, Stephen Harris of Drakesboro, Jerome Harris of Moorman, John Tracy Harris of Hanson and Johnny Bratcher of Central City;four sisters, Bea Arnold, Margie Harris and Louise Barnes of Central City and Dimple Pryor of Drakesboro;one brother, Gene Harris of Central City;52 grandchildren, 76 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren;and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. at The Chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville, with Bro. Danny Strader officiating.Burial will follow in Lake Grove Cemetery, St. Charles.Military rites at graveside will be by V.F.W. Post 5480, American Legion Post 6 and 101st Airborne, Ft. Campbell. Funeral arrangements were handled by Harris Funeral Home, Madisonville.
Ralph M. Pendley
DRAKESBORO - Ralph M. Pendley, 75, of Drakesboro, died September 22, 2002 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.
Born in Muhlenberg County, he was a retired miner and a member and deacon of Riverside Baptist Church.He was a veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Pendley;one son, Jimmy Ray Pendley of Drakesboro;one daughter, Julia Ann Chapman of Drakesboro;two brothers, Carl Pendley of Dayton, Ohio, Glen Pendley of Drakesboro;four grandchildren, Jeremy Ray Pendley, Kirsty Rainwater, Erica Pierpoint and Maryanna Pendley;one great grandchild, Trinity Pierpoint.
Funeral services will be held Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. at Riverside Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Chambers officiating.Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.Tucker Funeral Home in Central City was in charge of arrangements.
Susan Elizabeth “Lizzie” Harrison
CLAYMORE- Susan Elizabeth “Lizzie” Harrison, 91, of the Claymore Community diedSeptember 21, 2002 at the Owensboro Medical Center in Owensboro after a long illness.
Born January 16, 1911 in Todd County, she was the daughter of the late John Davis Theodore and Mariah Jane Hadden Stratton.She wasa homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Hill Methodist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles William Harrison in 1984 and one daughter, Brenda Goddard.
Survivors include one grandson, Charles Goddard of Elkton;one granddaughter, Susan Toland of Owensboro;three great grandchildren, Kimberly Wells, Kevin Wells, and Brandon Wells, all of Owenboro;three great great grandchildren, Krystin Wells, Tyler Wells and Treavor Willis, all of Owensboro;four step-great grandchildren, Wendy Smith, Betsy Deason, Austin Morris and Angie King.
Funeral services were held September 24 at Pleasant Hill Methodist Church with Rev. James Bush officiating.Burial followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.Latham Funeral Home in Elkton was in charge of arrangements.
Gloria Margaret Stringfield
MADISONVILLE - Gloria Margaret Stringfield, 74, of Madisonville died September 21, 2002 at the Senior Citizen Nursing Home in Madisonville.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland on November 5, 1927, she was a homemaker and a member of Maranatha Baptist Church in Madisonville.She was the daughter of James Zimmerman (deceased) and Jean Dilly Zimmerman (deceased).
Survivors include her husband, Paul E. Stringfield of Madisonville;three daughters, Victoria Wright of Niles, Michigan, Darla Nancarrow of Pasadena, Texas and Paula Jordan Briles of Greenville;three sons, Edward Davis Stringfield, James Robert Stringfield and Darrell Eugene Stringfield, all of Madisonville;eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held September 25 at 1 p.m. at The Chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Bro. Jerold Tyson officiating.Burial will follow in Grapevine Cemetery in Madisonville.Arrangements were handled by Harris Funeral Home, Inc.
Rebecca Rose Hill
BROWDER - Rebecca Rose Hill, 72, of Browder died September 21, 2002 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
Born November 14, 1929 in Muhlenberg County, she was a homemaker and a very active member of New Paradise Baptist Church in Greenville.She was also a member of Al-Anon and enjoyed gardening, flowers and spending time with family and grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Johnson Embry.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Hill;one son, Timmy Hill of Central City;one daughter, Iris Zogg of Owensboro;five grandchildren;two great grandchildren;one brother, Bob Rose of Graham;five sisters, Leona Bard and Norma Whitfield, both of Depoy, Ruthie Vincent and Arna Oates, both of Graham and Lois Thomas of Central City.
Funeral services were held Sept. 24 at New Paradise Baptist Church in Greenville with Rev. Tim Adcock officiating.Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery.Tucker Funeral Home in Central City was in charge of arrangements.