Gambrel Earl D.
CORBIN — Earl D. Gambrel, 53, of Corbin, Ky., and formerly of Pineville, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008 at the Christian Health Center in Corbin, Ky. He was born July 26, 1954, in Harlan, Ky., the son of the late Harl and Ida Gambrel. He was a believer in the Baptist faith. He was a coal miner for over 20 years and had also been a house mover.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Sharon Evans Gambrel, one daughter: Amy Denise Gambrel, one sister: Lucy Gambrel, two grandchildren: Frankie Lee Baker, Jr. and Autumn Rose Baker.
He is survived by the following members of his family: Wife: Debbie Gambrel, Middlesboro, Ky.; daughter: April (Frankie) Baker, Corbin, Ky.; son: Bo Gambrel, Harrogate, Tenn.; grandchildren: Whitney and Jaxon Baker, Corbin, Ky.; two step-grandchildren: Brittany and Shane Cobb, Middlesboro, Ky.; three sisters: Bonnie (James) Woolum, Arjay, Ky., Allene (Elmer) Taylor, Arjay, Ky., Anna Gambrel, Straight Creek, Ky.; three brothers: Eugene (Faye) Gambrel, Wolcott, Ind., Arelee (Melva) Gambrel, Columbus City, Ind., Lester (Martha) Gambrel, Middlesboro, Ky.; and a host of other friends, relatives and loved ones.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the Creech-Durham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Irving Gipson presiding. Music will be provided by Paul Gipson. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Creech-Durham Funeral Home.
Creech-Durham Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
KETTLE ISLAND — Eugene Gambrel, 72, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2008, at Pineville Community Hospital.
He was born in Knox County on November 14, 1935, the youngest of 16 children of the late Boyd and Mollie Gambrel. He had been a coal miner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Hensley Gambrel;, a host of brothers and sisters; mother and father-in-law, Myrtle and Albert Hensley.
Survivors include his children, Janice and Terry Hurt of Anneville, Ky., Ricky and Lavon Gambrel of Winder, Ga., Marty and Tammy Gambrel of Tazewell, Missy Sulfridge and Donnie Sparks of Middlesboro, Angie and Alex Whitehead of Pineville, Gina and Charles Johnson of Tazewell, and Charlotte Renee Gambrell and Scott Simons of Pineville; grandchildren, Joanie and Roger Moore, Marsha and Chris Owens, Donna and Eric Murphy, Jonathan Scott Gambrel, Brittany Gambrel, Michael Sulfridge, Eugene Allen Gambrel, Jamie Johnson, Karen Johnson, Logan Whitehead, Madison Whitehead, Emily Grace Simons; great-grandchildren, Krystal, Dustin, Dalton and Tyler Moore, Amber Lee and Brooklyn Owens; step-grandchildren, Tanisha Milton, Anthony and Lucas Moore; brother, Leroy Gambrel; sister, Ruby Hensley; brothers-in-law, Lee Roy Hensley, Don and Janice Henley and Daniel and Betty Hensley; sister-in-law, Virgie Smith; special friends and a host of other relatives and friends.Graveside services will be at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, at the Big Jim Cemetery at Arjay. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday after 6 p.m. at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home, Pineville which is in charge of arrangements. Guestbook at www.arnettsteele.com
Garland Connie Sue Taylor
PINEVILLE — Connie Sue Taylor Garland, 51, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at her home in Straight Creek.
She was born in Beverly on October 29, 1956, the daughter of the late George Taylor and Opal Warren Taylor Smith, who survives. She was a member of Arjay Baptist Church and had worked in housekeeping at Pineville Community Hospital.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her sister, Rudy Taylor and brothers Ronald George Taylor and Bobby Wayne Taylor and stepfather, Floyd Smith.
Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Kaye Simpson and fianc/, Rex Steven Helton of Flatlick; brothers and sisters, Dorothy and Steve Emery of Dorton Branch, Harold and Bonnie Taylor of Straight Creek, Kaye and Jerry Emery of Dorton Branch; twin sister, Kathy Elliott of Pineville, Freddie Taylor of Straight Creek, Terry Taylor of Tazewell; special friends, Frankie Engle and Maxine Garland; special nieces, Christy Elliott and Kayla Smith; special great-nephew, Cody Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at Arnett and Steele Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Poore and the Rev. Mark Mahurin.
Burial will follow in Pinelawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary Pallbearers will be Don Engle and staff at Com Care Center
The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 p.m. Friday at the Arnett and Steele Funeral Home in Pineville. Guestbook at www.arnettsteele.com.
Gibbons Dorothy Jackson
Dorothy Jackson Gibbons, 58, of Arjay, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at the Pineville Community Hospital. She was born in Red Bird on May 28, 1949 the daughter of Bessie Lawson Jackson and the late Charlie Jackson. She believed in the Holiness Pentecostal Faith and had been a substance abuse counselor for many years. Survivors include her husband of 20 years, Ralph Hamilton Gibbons; mother, Bessie Lawson Jackson, sister, Wanda Deaton and brothers, Lewis Jackson of Tazewell and Donald Jackson of Middlesboro, parents-in-law, Arlis and Jennie Gibbons of Ewing, VA and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home with Rev. George Neal, Rev. Gerald Warf and Rev. Frank Johnson. Burial will be in the Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Middlesboro. Pallbearers will be Gary Gibbons, Jeff Gibbons, Todd Warf, Michael Jackson, Steve Britton and Lester Vaughn. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Mohan and Dr. Hays and their staffs, Pineville Community Hospital, Britthaven of Pineville and Pineville Home Health. The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 PM Friday at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home, Pineville.
Green Martin Oakley
PINEVILLE - Martin Oakley "MO" Green, 84, of Pineville, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2006, at his home.
He was born Nov. 17, 1920, in Lee County, Va., the son of the late Charles and Sarah Peace Green. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Estill and Bob Green; two sisters, Irene and Grace Green; and three grandchildren.
He is survived by the following members of his family: wife, Viola Knuckles Green, Pineville; 13 children, Delores Brown, Cassie (Bill) Green, Bobby (Rena) Green, Elaine (Tommy) Guinn, and Helen Brock, all of Pineville, Tommie Johnson, Gray, Ky., Larry (Debbie) Green, Pineville, Jeannie (Wayne) Willis, Berea, Ky., Theresa Green, Calvin, Nancy (Eddie) Stoner, Mary (Tommy) Clayton, and Martin (Barb) Green, all of Pineville; three brothers, Curt Green, Ft. Wayne, Ind., Ford Green, Alton, Ill., Dephus Green; five sisters, Virginia Overton, Middlesboro, Janell Davis, Knoxville, Tenn., Jeanette Blevins, Middlesboro, Reba Green, Middlesboro, and Sue Green; 33 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, and one great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Creech Funeral Home with the Rev. Darrell Lowe and Dr. William Boyd Bingham presiding. Music will be by Karen Morse and the Spirit Led Singers.
Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be his sons and grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Craig Saylor, Roger Hoskins, and Larry Mason. Military honors will be presented at the graveside by American Legion Dewey Guy Post #14. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, which is in charge of arrangements.
Grubbs Cassie Simpson
JENSON - Cassie Simpson Grubbs, 75, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 4, 2006, at Pineville Community Hospital.
She was a homemaker, and a loving mother. A member of Old Straight Creek Trinity Tabernacle, she loved her church family.
She was the daughter of the late Rev. Jim and Mossie Simpson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, PB Grubbs; 10 brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include her children, Wendell and Jewell Grubbs, Kettle Island; Rev. Bobby and Ginger Grubbs, Pineville, Elzie Dewayne Grubbs, Cincinnati, Ohio, Beulah and Terry Kennedy, Amarillo, Texas, James "Bo" and Faye Grubbs, New Tazewell, Tenn., Henry "Hick" Grubbs and Ginger Caldwell, Jenson; brothers and sisters, Gaynell Johnson, Jenson, James Simpson, Jenson, Viola Price, Cincinnati, Hazel Hoskins, Kettle Island, Joe Simpson, Jenson, Johnny Simpson, Jenson; 16 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and friends; and her church family at Old Straight Creek Trinity Tabernacle.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Old Straight Creek Trinity Tabernacle Church with the Revs. Danny Daniels, Herman Denny, Mark Mahurin, and Don Messer presiding.
Interment will be in the Simpson Family Cemetery at Jenson. Pallbearers will be Anthony Grubbs, Terry Hampton, Jerry Hampton, Eddie Hampton, Rev. Wayne Pate, John Smith, Millard Napier and Colson Jr. Napier. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Creech-Durham Funeral Home, Pineville, which is in charge of arrangements.
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