Joseph W. “Jodie” Greenwalt
LIVERMORE — Joseph W. “Jodie” Greenwalt, 93, of Livermore, died Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at the Riverside Manor Health Care Center in Calhoun.
Born in McLean County on April 27, 1909, he was the owner and operator of Joe’s DX Service Station in Livermore from 1949 to 1965 and retired as the service station manager for the Super Test Oil Company. He was a member of the Livermore Missionary Baptist Church where he had also served as the church custodian for several years. He also enjoyed boxing and exercising. He was preceded in death by two grandsons, Randy Yonts, who died in January of 1998 and Sandy Yonts, who died in March of 1985.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Thelma Hatfield Greenwalt; two sons, E. W. Greenwalt of Greenville and J. R. Greenwalt of Owensboro; two daughters, Greta Yonts of Louisville and Nelda Griffith of South Carrollton; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 18 at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with Rev. Gary Shockley officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Livermore. Muster Funeral Homes in Livermore was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Livermore Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Rev. Gary Shockley, P. O. Box 8, Livermore, KY 42352. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Doris June Sweeney
WESTMONT, IL — Doris June Sweeney, 69, died Saturday, October 19, 2002 at the Manor Care Nursing Home in Westmont, Illinois after a short illness.
Born September 17, 1933 in Hopkinsville, she retired from the Echo Company in Chicago after 15 years. She was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by her husband, Collie Sweeney, and daughters, Phyllis and Debbie.
Survivors include one sister, Hazel Sweeney of Lisle, Illinois and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 22 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 23 at 11 a.m. at Joines Chapel Church in Clifty with Rev. Jerry Sweeney officiating. Burial will follow in the Joines Chapel Cemetery. Gary’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gloria G. Ball
LIVERMORE Gloria G. Ball, 52, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003 at the Owensboro Mercy Health Systems.
Born in McLean County, Aug. 21, 1951, to the late Rev. Osco and Margie Case Wilson, she was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include her husband, Major Ball; a son, Major Eric Ball of Livermore; four daughters, Gaye Johnson of Island, Kaye Brewer of Central City, Contessa Ball of Livermore, and Tonya Fulkerson of Sacramento; her mother, Margie Wilson of Sacramento; four sisters, Dreama Chambers of Heflin, Connie Cline of Livermore, Sharon Hillard and Gail Carlton, both of island; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 12 at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with the Rev. Anthony Broadley officiating. Burial followed in Island Community Cemetery
Eunice Mae Johnson Ewing
ELKTON Eunice Mae Johnson Ewing, 65, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.
Born in Todd County, March 23, 1938, to the late William and Nealy Spurlin Johnson, she was a member of Tabernacle Methodist Church. She was employed at Hearthstone Place for 21 years until her illness forced her to retire. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Johnson and two sisters, Ann Johnson and Violet Johnson.
Survivors include her husband, William Ewing; three daughters, Stephanie Moss of Hopkinsville, Amy Buckingham of Cadiz and Devona Latham of Sharon Grove; three brothers, Lewis Johnson of Pembroke, Kenneth Johnson of Cadiz and Floyd Johnson of Missouri; eight sisters, Neavlean Taylor of Hopkinsville, Lillian Keatts of Honey Grove, Lola Dawson of Fairview, Betty Hamby of Crofton, Clara Wells of Pembroke, Kathleen Fletcher, Sara Oliver and Elaine Wagoner, all of Elkton; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Oct. 18 at Latham Funeral Home with the Rev. Gayla Webb officiating. Burial followed in Glenwood Cemetery.
Ida “Bobbie” Cartwright
LIVERMORE Ida “Bobbie” Cartwright, 69, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.
Born Ida Mae Shroader, in Ohio County, Jan. 29, 1934, she was retired from General Electric Corporation of Owensboro and was a member of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Don Cartwright; a son, Doug Gilmore of Philpot; a daughter, Debbie Jones of Owensboro; two stepsons, Boyd Cartwright of Calhoun and Mark Cartwright of Rumsey; two sisters, Paula Newton of Owensboro and Sandy Hurst of Whitesville; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Oct. 16 at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with Dr. Richard Sams officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Livermore.
William “Penn” Brown
William “Penn” Brown, 60, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003 at Maple Manor Nursing Facility in Greenville.
Born in Muhlenberg County, Jan. 27, 1943, he was a member of Woodson Baptist Church and a custodian for 32 years at Bremen schools.
Survivors include two sisters, Shirley Gill of Bremen and Nadine Jennings of Graham; three nieces, Chris Vincent, Vickie Scott and Andy Edwards; a nephew, Keith Jennings; two great-nieces, Keitha Vincent and Amanda Piper; and two great-nephews, Jason Jennings and Kristan Wells.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Oct. 17 at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Casebier and the Rev. Leroy Rearden officiating. Burial followed in Coleman Cemetery in Central City.
Jeffery Lee Fletcher
BEAVER DAM - Jeffery Lee Fletcher, 32, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003 at his home.
Born in Ohio County, he was a pipe fitter.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Fletcher of Beaver Dam; his father, Mike Fletcher of Hendersonville, Tenn.; a son, Michael Lee Andrew “Drew” Fletcher of Greenville; a sister, Tammy L. Roberts of Beaver Dam; two brothers, Leroy Embry of Hartford and Josh Fletcher of Hendersonville, Tenn.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 12 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Joseph Allen Anthony
SACRAMENTO Joseph Allen Anthony, 68, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
Born in Madisonville, June 1, 1935, he was a member of Sacramento Methodist Church where he served as Sunday school superintendent, Sunday school teacher, and lay leader. He was a retired educator for McLean County school system where he served as teacher, superintendent of Instruction and superintendent. He was a member of Sacramento Masonic Lodge #735, West Kentucky Consistory of Madisonville, where he received 33 degree in 1977, Red Cross of Constantine, St. Bernard Conclave, and Rizpah Temple of Madisonville. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served as 1st Lt. in South Korea where he received the Army commendation medal. After retiring, he served as City Commissioner and Mayor of Sacramento. He was preceded in death by a sister.
Survivors include a sister, Alice (Gary) Meador of Henderson and a nephew, Lee Meador of Jeffersonville, Ind.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Oct. 17 at Tucker Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jesse Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Sacramento Methodist Cemetery in Sacramento. Memorial donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, N. Canton, Ohio, 44720.
Ralph Morton Edwards
Ralph Morton Edwards, 78, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.
Born in Muhlenberg County, Dec. 21, 1924, he was a retired coal miner from Peabody Coal Co.
Survivors include his wife, Marie “Barrow” Edwards; two sons, Steve Edwards of Lewisburg and Stan Edwards of Central City; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m., Oct. 19 at Tucker Funeral Home with pastor Heather McCulloch officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City.
Vickie Jane Anderson Copeland
PENROD Vickie Jane Anderson Copeland, 49, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003 as a result of an automobile accident on Stuart’s Curve near Belton.
Born in Muhlenberg County, Dec. 16, 1953, to Bobby and Logie Perry Anderson, she attended Drakesboro High School and graduated from White County, Tenn. High School in Sparta, Tenn. She was the co-owner of Landco Auction and Realty with her husband, Lloyd Copeland. She was of the Baptist faith and an active member of the Circle of Love in Beechmont.
Survivors include her husband, Lloyd Copeland; a son, Sgt. Wesley Miller of the U.S. Army National Guard now stationed at Ft. Campbell; her parents, Bobbie and Logie Anderson of Beechmont; a brother, Steve (Margaret) Anderson of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; two sisters, Rita (Tony) Wilson of Greenbrier, Tenn. and Sheila (Frank) Richards of Smyrna, Tenn.; a stepson, Tim Copeland of Sparta, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Susan Roberts of Hunstville, Ala.; four nieces; five nephews; four step-grandchildren; and one great- niece, Olivia Morgan Montgomery.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Oct. 18 at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Watt and the Rev. Jerry Eades officiating. Burial followed in Old Hebron Cemetery.
Harold Richard Douma
PENROD Harold Richard Douma, 88, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003 at Russellville Health Care Manor.
Born in Indiana, Oct. 14, 1915, to the late Richard and Dena Douma, he was a steel worker and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Geraldine Mrozek and Elizabeth Adams.
Survivors include his wife, Nellie Jane (Mayes) Douma; a daughter, Dena Jane Tanses of Chesterton, Ind.; three sons, David Douma and Jay Kimmel, both of Indiana, and Bruce Douma of Florida; a brother Richard Douma of California; a sister, Alice Palmieri of Illinois; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 22 at Price Funeral Home, Inc. in Lewisburg with the Rev. Jerry Winters officiating. Burial will follow in Penrod Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 6 p.m., Oct. 21, also at Price Funeral Home.
GREENVILLE Scott Grundy, 34, died Saturday, Oct. 18 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.
Born in Bay Co., Fla., Aug. 23, 1969, he was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a mechanic at Triple Z Auto Sales.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Hammond Grundy; a daughter, Frances Ann Alexandra Grundy; his parents, Jerry and Charlie Grundy of Greenville; a brother, Chuck Grundy of Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Jeri Anna Galyen of Island; four nephews, Ryan, Andrew, Seth, and Evan Galyen; and one niece, Rebecca Daniel Hammond.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Oct. 21 at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Vincent officiating. Burial followed in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, make donations to Frances Ann Alexandra Grundy College Fund, c/o Jerry Grundy, 210 N. Main St., Greenville, KY, 42345.
Richard Wayne Smith
DRAKESBORO Richard Wayne Smith, 68, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Born in Muhlenberg County, March 7, 1935, he was a retired coal miner and a member of Hazel Creek Masonic Lodge #842 F and AM.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Lear Smith; a son, Billy Wayne Smith of Belton; a daughter, Kathleen Mallory of Christopher, Ill.; a brother, Gerald Smith of Drakesboro; two sisters, Dora Faye Bard of Newburg, Ind. and Shirley Ann Hill of Browder; five grandchildren, Allison Mallory, Mark Alan Mallory, Josh Smith, Keith Smith and Jenna Smith; and one great-grandchild, Mallory Nicole Carr.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 21 at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Chambers officiating. Burial followed in Smith Cemetery in Drakesboro.
Clarice Mae Warner
Clarice Mae Warner, 72, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003 at her residence.
Born in Chicago, Ill. to the late Mary and Albert Nealy, she was a loving mother, granny, and friend. She was a member of Luzerne General Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and Christmas time. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles William Warner; a sister, Dorothy Harness; and a daughter Tammy Lynn Warner.
Survivors include three sons, William Charles (Mary) Warner and Jeffrey Alan (Elizabeth) Warner, both of Central City, and James (Tracy) Warner of Greenville; four daughters, April Dianne (Al) Cornette of Greenville, Deborah (Torstein) Sommerseth-Skiboth of Norway, Charlene (Larry) Sallee of Central City, Cindy (Mike) Harper of Greenville, two brothers, Jack Nealy of Florida and Albert Nealy of Wisconsin; 17 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 20 at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Pharris officiating. Burial followed in Fairmont Cemetery in Central City.
Mayme Edith Woosley
LIVERMORE Mayme Edith Woosley, 81, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003 at her residence.
Born in Providence, June 4, 1922, she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gooch Davis Woosley, and two daughters, Shirley Ann Woosley and Linda Lee Woosley Johnson.
Survivors include two grandchildren, Melissa (James Daniel) Johnson and Richard (Patricia) Johnson II, both of Livermore, and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Oct. 16 at Tucker Memorial Chapel in Sacramento with the Rev. Jesse Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Richland Baptist Church Cemetery in Livermore.
Margaret R. Wallace
OWENSBORO Margaret R. Wallace, 74, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003 in the Hillcrest Healthcare Center in Owensboro after a lengthy illness.
Born in Muhlenberg County, July 1, 1929, to the late William Jackson Ross and Pinkie Wells Ross, she was a 1947 graduate of Greenville High School and attended nursing school at Kentucky Baptist Hospital in Louisville. She was a retired secretary of First Baptist Church in Greenville where she served as church librarian and taught Sunday school. She owned and operated a daycare center in her home and was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, canning, and cooking, especially pies. Her favorite place was the kitchen where she loved to prepare meals for family and friends. She appreciated music and encouraged her children to play, providing musical instruments and years of lessons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Wallace, in 1956 and all of her brothers and sisters.
Survivors include a son, Carroll (Doris) Wallace of Hixson, Texas; two daughters, Nancy Brannan of Nashville, Tenn., and Sandra (Andrew) Clarke of Owensboro; four grandchildren, Cameron Wallace, Bray Ann Brannan, Rebecca Travis and Kara Muse; and two great-grandchildren, Garrett Travis and Porter Muse.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Oct. 17 at Gary’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Rob Gwaltney officiating. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Ohio Valley, 723 Harvand Drive, Owensboro, KY, 42301.