Lonnie D. Harris, Sr.
MADISONVILLE - Lonnie D. Harris, Sr., 37, died September 17, 2002 at his residence in Madisonville.
Born February 27, 1965 in Chicago, he was a laborer in construction and a member of Cleaton Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Daniel Harris and Brock Harris, both ofGreenville;a daughter, Cassie Harris of Greenville;parents, Willis D. Harris, Sr., and Jo Ann Harris of Greenville;four brothers, Willis Harris, Jr. and Joe Harris, both of Cleaton;Danny Gregory and William E. Harris, both of Greenville;and one sister, Linda McCright of Monroe, Georgia.
Funeral services were held September 20at Tucker Funeral Home.Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery.Funeral arrangements were handled by Tucker Funeral Home in Central City.
Willie Clyde Settle
GREENVILLE - Willie Clyde Settle, 88, of Greenville died September 17, 2002 in the Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on August 25, 2002.
Born May 14, 1914 in Todd County, he was retired from the Muhlenberg Community Hospital in 1974 after 25 years as custodian and he also worked as a custodian for Greenville High School for 10 years.He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served in World War II.He was a member of Woodland Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville.He was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Wayne Settle and one daughter, Joyce Ann McDonald.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Halliane Williams Settle of Greenville;one daughter, Delta Felts of Bowling Green;two sons, Roger Dale Settle of Greenville and Eddy Dean Settle of Fayettville, North Carolina;eight grandchildren;four great grandchildren and one brother, Elwood Settle of Greenville.
Funeral services were held September 21 at Gary’s Funeral Home with Rev. E. W. Greenwalt officiating.Burial followed in Woodland Cemetery, Greenville.Funeral arrangements were handled by Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville.
Ruby Laffoon Foster
DRAKESBORO -Ruby Laffoon Foster, 70, of Drakesboro, died September 19, 2002 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born November 18, 1931, he was a member of the Nortonville Pentecostal Church and was a former employee of the City of Nortonville.
He is survived by two daughters, Carol Oglesby of Drakesboro and Shirley Evitts of Powderly;and thirteen grandchildren.
Funeral services were held September 22 at Gary’s Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Gates officiating.Burial followed in Concord Cemetery in White Plains.Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville was in charge of arrangements.
William Lake Keown
CENTERTOWN - William Lake Keown, 68, of Centertown died September 20, 2002 at his residence in Centertown.
Born February 22, 1934 in Rockport, KY, he was a construction laborer and a member of Liberty Lighthouse Church of God in Hartford.He was a Union Steward, Local 561 in Evansville.He was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy Keown and a sister, Lee Robison.
Survivors include his wife, Dorris June Brooks Keown;three sons, Billy Ray Keown of Ohio, Timothy Lake Patrick and Thomas Dean Keown, both of Evansville;four daughters, Debbie Herring of Piqua, Ohio, Martha Whitehouse and Carol Case, both of Evansville and Billie June Vincent of Centertown;17 grandchildren;8 great grandchildren;three brothers, Samuel H. Keown of Centertown, Johnny Keown of Owensboro and Jeffrey Keown;five sisters, Lorene Burden of Beaver Dam, Ann Cartwright of Newburgh, Dorothy Sue Brown of Owensboro, Brenda Stumpf of Orlando, Florida and Teresa Mudd of Central City;three stepbrothers, Tommy Kessinger of Owensboro, Kenny Kessinger and Jerry Kessinger;and one stepsister, Susie Jarvis of Beaver Dam.
Funeral services were held September 22 at Tucker Funeral Home in Beechmont with Rev. Irvin Doepel officiating.Burial followed in Hazel Creek Cemetery in Belton.Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Sadie Fletcher Brown
GREENVILLE - Sadie Fletcher Brown, 78, died September 23, 2002 at Maple Manor Nursing Home in Greenville after a lengthy illness.
Born February 13, 1924 in Caddo Parrish, LA, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles William Brown in 1975.
She is survived by one son, Curtis Wayne Brown of Greenville;four grandchildren;two great grandchildren;and one sister, Britt Dunaway of Clovis, California.
Funeral services will be held September 25 at 2 p.m. at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Billy Vincent officiating.Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Greenville.Gary’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma Bragg Loy
GREENVILLE - Wilma Bragg Loy, 87, died September 9, 2002 at her residence after a lengthy illness.
Born May 28, 1915 in Goodwater, Alabama to parents, James Newport Bragg and Willie Mae Crumpton Bragg, she was a homemaker and a member of the Brained Hill Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee.She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel J. Loy, Sr. in 1997.
Survivors include one son, Samuel J. Loy, Jr. of Greenville;two daughters, Florence Rives Sells of Porter, Texas and Mary Elizabeth Holt of Rockwell, Texas;ten grandchildren;13 great grandchildren;and one sister, Clarice Nicely of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Funeral services were held September 13 at Chattanooga Funeral Home East in Chattanooga, TN.A private burial followed in Lakewood MemoryGardens East, also in Chattanooga.Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville was in charge of local arrangements.
Linnie H. Gardner
FERDINAND, IN - Linnie H. Gardner, 73, of Ferdinand, Dubois County, died September 10, 2002 at her daughter’s residence in Fishers, Indiana.
Born January 14, 1929 in Drakesboro, the daughter of John Dwyer and Maudie Level Dwyer, she was a homemaker and home health care worker.She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 124 Ferdinand, Homemakers Club,VFW Post 673, AARP & Ferdinand Senior Citizens St. Charles Health Campus volunteer.She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger F. Gardner on June 23, 1999;and three brothers, Elvin, Paul and Roy Dwyer.
She is survived by one son, James Epley of Punta Gorda, FL;three daughters, Mrs. Glen (Carol) Woods and Lela Epley, both of Fishers, IN,and Sylvia Schepers of Noblesville, IN;one sister, Lela Botzum of Indianapolis;one brother, Arvle Dwyer of Greenville; 9 grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held September 13 at St. Mathews United Church of Christ.Burial followed in the church cemetery.Becher Funeral Homewas in charge of arrangements.
Jerry A. Sinnett
SACRAMENTO - Jerry A. Sinnett, 43, of Sacramento died Tuesday, September 10, 2002 at his home in Sacramento.
Born in Daviess County, he worked as a farmer and in the oil fields andwas a member of the Nickel Ridge Holiness Church in Panther. He enjoyed fishing, collecting knives and his family.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Parker Sinnett;one daughter, Oleta Marie Sinnett, at home;two brothers, Willie Wilson of Owensboro and James E. Sinnett of West Louisville;three sisters, Joyce Sinnett and Carolyn Sinnet Abney, both of Panther and Janice Sinnett of West Louisville;and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Thursday, September 12 at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel.Burial followed in Nickel Ridge Cemetery in Panther.Funeral arrangements were handled by Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun.
Thelma Joines Tipton
BEECHMONT - Thelma Joines Tipton, 77, of Beechmont died September 12, 2002 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.
Born November 8, 1924 in Logan County, she was a retired beautician and a member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church.She also attended Beechmont Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Jimmy, Ronnie and Donnie Tipton, all of Beechmont;and two grandchildren, Stephanie Jones and Stacey McPherson.
Funeral services were held Sunday, September 15 at Tucker Funeral Home in Beechmont with Rev. John Galyen officiating.Burial followed in Forest Grove Cemetery in Browder.Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Opal D. Smith
Opal D. Smith, 91, of Bremen died September 11, 2002 at her daughter’s residence in Central City.
Born July 1, 1911 in Hopkins County, she was a homemaker.
Survivors include four sons, Carlos, Glen and Leonard Smith, all of Bremen, and Doug Smith of Island;one daughter, Orina Mahlosky of Central City;14 grandchildren;19 greatgrandchildren;three great great grandchildren;and one brother, Aubrey Rickard of Sacramento.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 14 at Tucker Funeral Home with Rev. Joey Todd officiating.Burial followed in Bethlehem Cemetery in Bremen.Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Clara June Grise
DYER, IN - Clara June Grise, 58, of Dyer, Indiana died September 11, 2002 at St. Margaret Mercy in Dyer.
Born September 29, 1943 in Drakesboro, she was the daughter of John Henry Yonts and Sarah Buchanan Yonts.She was a member of the Cline Avenue Baptist Church in Highland, Indiana.She was preceded in death by her husband, James Grise, in 1990.
Survivors include one son, David (Kathy) Grise of Terre Haute, IN;five grandchildren, Ian, Michelle, Hannah, Kayla and Kelsey;two brothers, Henry (Sue) Yonts of Evansville, IN and Rubert (Carolyn) Yonts of Drakesboro;and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday, September 14 at Tucker Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Fuller officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City.Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
PROVIDENCE - Evelyn McElvain, 88, of Providence died September 16, 2002 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
BornMarch 27, 1914 in Muhlenberg County, she was a homemaker and a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Dixon.
Survivors include one son, Jerry McElvain and wife, Jessie, of Providence;two daughters, Carolyn Mayes of Providence and Glenda Stevenson of Lexington, South Carolina;eleven grandchildren;twenty great grandchildren;one sister, Maybell Vincent of Central City;and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at 1 p.m. at Tucker Funeral Home with Rev. Kerry Smith officiating.Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens in Powderly.Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Warren Hardin Fox
ELKTON - Warren Hardin Fox, 81, of Elkton died September 13, 2002 at Logan Memorial Hospital.
Born December 17, 1920 in Dunmor, he was retired from the steel mills as a millwright helper.He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Fox;his father, Marwood Theodore Fox;and his mother, Beulah F. Fox.
Survivors include three daughters, Diana Andrews of Enid, OK, Ellen Francis Williams of Elkton and Barbara Ann Joyner of Griffith, IN;two step daughters, Helen West of Elizabethtown andNorma Cooper of Terre Haute, IN;two sons,James E. Fox of Russellville and Timothy Paul Fox of Gary, IN;23 grandchildren;26 great grandchildren;two sisters,Elaine Steinbrink of Russellville and Myrtle Miller of Port Orange, FL;five brothers, Frank Fox and Harold Fox, both of Dunmor, Russell Fox of Gatlinburg, TN, Lyndall Fox of Belton, and Wayne Fox of Greenville.
Funeral services were held September 16, 2002 at Price Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Rev. Tim Childs officiating.Burial followed in Mt. Moriah Church of Christ Cemetery.Price Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
Doris Jane Lee Stanley
GREENVILLE - Doris Jane Lee Stanley, 68, died September 14, 2002 at her residence in Greenville.
Born January 13, 1934 in Muhlenberg County, she was a retired factory worker for General Electric. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Virginia Lee, two sons, Mark and Terry Lorenzo, one sister, Emogene Lee Iannitello, one brother, Charles Ray Lee, one grandson, Dennis C. Keeling, Jr. and an aunt, Emma Evitts.
Survivors include three sons, Dennis Keeling, Kevin (Christine Majchszak) Lorenzo and Darrick (Daniel Bernardini) Lorenzo, all of Greenville;five grandchildren;one brother, Dennis J. (Lorene) Lee of Benton;two sisters, Shirley L. (Donna) Lee and Nelda (Jerry) Daughtery, both of Powderly and her caregiver, Marie Stevens of Greenville.
Funeral services will be held September 18 at 2 p.m. at Gary’s Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Pendley officiating.The burial will be private.Gary’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lula Mae Linville
GREENVILLE - Lula Mae Linville, 53, died September 13, 2002 at her residence in Greenville following several weeks of illness.
Born August 24, 1949 in Muhlenberg County, she was retired from National Health Corp. as a Nurse’s Aid.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Harold Dean Linville of Greenville;one daughter, Lora Lovell of Greenville;one son, Troy Linville of Dawson Springs;five grandchildren;her parents, Jay and Ruby Stanley of Graham;three sisters, Joyce Bryant and Mary Linville, both of Graham and Tammy Vincent of Bremen;four brothers, Billy Stanley of Greenville, Larry Stanley of Bremen and Ronnie Stanley and Tony Stanley, both of Graham.
Funeral services were held September 15 at Gary’s Funeral Home with Rev. Willard Walls and Rev. Donnie Neal officiating.Burial followed in Yeargins Chapel Cemetery in Graham.Gary’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Maona Shinkle Eaves
LOUISVILLE - Maona Shinkle Eaves, 88, died September 13, 2002 in Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
Born in 1914 in Rural, Ohio along the Ohio River, she grew up in Danville, Kentucky and spent the majority of her life in Lexington.Maona graduated from Danville High School in 1932 and from the University of Kentucky in 1937 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education.She was a librarian, Cub Scout leader, pianist, seamstress, lover of nature and the most incredible mother.She was a member of Lexington’s Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years on March 20, 2002, James C. Eaves.
She is survived by her son, James C. Eaves, Jr. of Louisville; daughter, Mona J. Eaves of Charlestown, Indiana;and sister, Rebecca Majeske of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
Funeral services were held September 17, 2002 at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City.Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City.Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to J. C. Eaves Mathematics Scholarship, Office of Development, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY40506, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3703 Taylorsville Road, Suite 102, Louisville, Kentucky40220.
Connie Nell Duncan
GREENVILLE - Connie Nell Duncan, 82, of Greenville, died September 12, 2002 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born January 19, 1920 in Hopkins County, she was a retired bookkeeper and secretary and a member of Elkton Road Church of Christ.She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Ray Duncan in 1975.
She is survived by one son, Kirby (Sharon) Duncan of Greenville;three granddaughters, Kristy Duncan, Brandi Duncan and Kellie Mathis, all of Greenville;and one great grandson, Hunter Mathis of Greenville.
Funeral services were held September 14 at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville with Mr.Larry Perkins officiating, assisted by Mr. Jeff Jenkins.Burial followed in Odd Fellow Cemetery in Madisonville.Gary’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
GREENVILLE - Jewell Roll, 89, of Greenville, diedSeptember 13, 2002 as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.
Born September 30, 1912 in Midland, Kentucky, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Greenville and was also a member of the Sunshine Sunday School Class.She was a volunteer for many years at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.She was married to Henry Brown Roll for 67 years.
She is survived by one daughter, Mimi Roll of Melborne, Florida;two sons, John Roll and Mike Roll, both of Greenville;three grandchildren;two great grandchildren;one sister, Mary Nell Wolf of Fort Collins, Colorado;and one brother, James Robert (Shorty) Vincent of Central City.
Funeral services were held September 17 at Gary’s Funeral Home with Rev. Rob Gwaltney officiating.Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville.Gary’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kentucky Baptist Childrens Home.