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Alice Wilda HAYNES BEATTY 08 Oct 1873 19 Dec 1957
Archie Ray BEATTY 04 May 1926 10 Nov 2005
Arthur J. BEATTY 01 Aug 1910 Jan 1987
Arthur Preston BEATTY 1941 04 Jul 2001
Audra B. HUFF BEATTY 19 Dec 1899 27 Jul 1994
Baymus Lee BEATTY 10 Jan 1923 16 Feb 1991
Bruce Wayne BEATTY 21 Sep 1959 18 Nov 1990
Charles Lee BEATTY 27 Nov 1932 19 Sep 2004
Damon Randall BEATTY Sr. 31 Oct 1947 10 Nov 2004
Dana Michelle BEATTY 31 Dec 1975 25 Nov 1996
Daniel BEATTY 18 Mar 1984 18 Mar 1984
David Scott BEATTY 21 Oct 1972 20 Aug 1993
Deloris Charlene MAIDEN BEATTY 26 Dec 1930 25 Oct 1996
Donna Lee VOYLES BEATTY 20 Sep 1946 22 Apr 1997
Doris DUGGINS BEATTY 1930 15 Jan 1991
Edgar Morrow BEATTY 17 Jul 1916 05 Dec 1994
Elsie M. WILSON BEATTY 17 Dec 1920 02 Jan 1996
Fannie M. WILSON BEATTY 28 Apr 1917 04 May 2005
Hally L. KEOWN BEATTY Abt. 1903 10 May 1995
Isabel SANDERS BEATTY 08 Jan 1910 02 Jul 1991
James Atlas BEATTY 18 Feb 1911 20 Mar 1965
James Henry BEATTY 29 Sep 1867 12 Aug 1951
James Phillip (Jim) BEATTY Sep 1868 Apr 1903
James Robert BEATTY 16 Feb 1868 31 Dec 1945
Jesse Doyle BEATTY 15 Jun 1906 29 Nov 2002
John William BEATTY 12 Sep 1919 20 Nov 1995
Johnnie Thomas BEATTY 11 Jan 1921 11 May 1995
Joseph Clay BEATTY 19 May 1871 09 Jan 1923
Kenneth David BEATTY 28 Feb 1932 18 Sep 1991
Lanny D. BEATTY 06 Jan 1940 01 Apr 1996
Larry J. BEATTY 27 Jan 1929 29 Dec 1991
Lillie E. BEATTY 20 Feb 1902 05 Dec 1997
Margaret (Maggie) FORTNEY BEATTY 26 Apr 1907 29 Jan 1991
Marianne Delores JOHNSON BEATTY 18 Sep 1929 20 Sep 2003
Martha C. LESLIE BEATTY 26 Aug 1921 02 Jan 2003
Mary Jane MATTINGLY BEATTY 25 Jul 1863 10 Mar 1947
Mattie Lee SMILEY BEATTY 31 Oct 1919 15 Sep 1999
Mervel Lee BEATTY 16 Feb 1930 13 Feb 2002
Mildred A. BEATTY 16 Nov 1915 Sep 1978
Milton Boyd BEATTY 24 Oct 1926 14 Apr 2006
Mitchell BEATTY 23 Oct 1928 09 Nov 1988
Murray BEATTY 19 Nov 1907 11 Oct 2001
Naomi RUDDELL BEATTY 1908 26 Nov 1992
Natella HOUK CONKLIN BEATTY 24 Jun 1901 30 Dec 1995
Norman Earl BEATTY Sr. 16 Apr 1920 23 Apr 1997
Oather Lee BEATTY Abt. 1971 03 Feb 1999
Pauline MATTINGLY BEATTY 25 Jun 1919 04 Nov 2003
Randy E. BEATTY 09 Nov 1957 28 Jul 2002
Rena P. "Bill" BEATTY 12 May 1903 Sep 1976
Robert Edwin BEATTY 10 Dec 1935 23 Sep 2006
Russell BEATTY 27 Apr 1925 25 Mar 1997
Sarah Lee ROGERS BEATTY 16 Jul 1831 22 Feb 1902
Sherill BEATTY 17 Nov 1923 02 Jan 1984
Sherman Lee BEATTY 22 Sep 1902 03 Jan 1993
Timothy Edward BEATTY 27 Dec 1972 26 Dec 1999
Una Junior BEATTY 22 Apr 1942 09 Jun 1989
Veachel Columbus BEATTY 25 Jun 1919 02 Aug 1995
Versie GOFF BEATTY 01 Feb 1903 30 Apr 1994
Violet Beatrice NALL BEATTY 1905 11 Oct 1999
William Reed BEATTY 03 Oct 1827 03 Jan 1913
Hartford BELL 24 Dec 1912 29 May 1999
Bertie M. WILLIAMS BELL 28 mAR 1917 5 May 2002
Pointer DeMeyers (Jay) BOONE 07 Dec 1912 02 Apr 1999
Ralph Roger BOONE Sr. 11 Sep 1921 21 Jul 2004
Hessie Bell CONNER BRAMLETT 25 Jan 1889 22 Feb 1970
Alta Mae CRUME BRATCHER 25 Feb 1919 23 Feb 2006
Wavie Espy BRATCHER 18 Jun 1919 20 Nov 1989
Stella SOUTHARD BURCHFIELD died 30 Aug 1894
Delores Ann DRURY BURKHEAD 06 Nov 1935 21 Jan 2005
Pauline CAIN 02 Jul 1921 15 Feb 2000
Hobart CHANCELLOR Jr. 04 Oct 1932 01 May 2005
John Taylor CHANCELLOR 24 Jan 1916 26 Jan 1990
Justin CLARK 16 May 1913 24 Dec 2002
Roger CLARK 14 Apr 1954 13 Jun 2005
Arthur Wallace CONNER 14 Apr 1886 15 Nov 1965
Henry Walker CONNER 26 Apr 1898 09 Jun 1979
Lydia Jane BEATTY CONNER 08 Jul 1859 20 Mar 1925
Mary Lora SKAGGS CONNER 14 Apr 1903 11 Apr 1980
Priscilla Lane MEYER CONNER 31 May 1941 06 Mar 2000
Roger Lee CONNER, Sr. 09 Sep 1933 21 Aug 2008
Wilbur Franklin CONNER 28 Dec 1914 06 Mar 1944
Willie Owen CONNER 04 Sep 1883 24 Jun 1957
Everett Ray CRAIG 1918 29 Dec 2002
Jessie Martin CRUME 09 May 1894 14 Dec 1969
Albert L. CUMMINGS 02 May 1902 14 Jun 1990
Glen Dwight CUMMINGS 09 Jul 1952 07 Dec 1977
Fred N. CUMMINGS 22 Aug 1871 16 Feb 1937
Ollma D. PAYTON BEATTY CUMMINGS 1903 10 Apr 1975
Curtis B. DENNISON 25 Mar 1925 11 Oct 2006
Frank Hayden DENNISON Dec 1888 23 Sep 1959
Harlan R. DENNISON 27 May 1923 24 May 2000
Roy L. DENNISON 17 Nov 1909 15 Oct 2003
Stanley Chancellor DENNISON 13 Aug 1913 30 Sep 2007
Clifton J. DUNN 1873 08 Jul 1936
Alta M. BEATTY EDDINS 17 Dec 1922 24 Aug 1995
Gertrude Arnold BOONE EVANS 03 Nov 1910 30 Sep 2002
Christeen EVANS FENTRESS 12 Aug 1928 11 Nov 2004
Herbert FULKERSON 04 Dec 1915 05 FEb 2003
James FULKERSON 18 Mar 1908 13 Nov 1983
Omer Darrell FULKERSON 08 Jan 1896 19 Feb 1986
Lillie Mae HALL GENIER 07 Sep 1915 26 Mar 2001
Hester Iona BEATTY GILLENWATER 04 Jun 1899 Aug 1981
Beulah ROBINSON GOODMAN 28 Nov 1930 24 May 2004
Rance Armes GREEN 12 Jul 1927 27 Mar 2001
Robert Fielding GREEN 02 Feb 1920 08 Sep 2002
Mary Margaret BEATTY GWINNER 07 May 1933 21 Sep 1992
Mary Elizabeth CLEAVER HACKETT 17 Jul 1833 29 Apr 1901
Margaret C. WATSON HARRELL 12 May 1920 04 Mar 2005
Gary Thomas HAYES 04 Sep 1957 04 Jan 2003
Frank Leslie HOLT 19 Nov 1889 27 May 1958
Cecil Brent JAMISON 20 Mar 1890 07 Nov 1985
John Kenner JAMISON 17 Sep 1854 18 May 1911
Samuel S. JAMISON 08 Jun 1827 18 Nov 1904
William Octavius JAMISON 03 Feb 1863 01 Feb 1902
Alma Denham KING 08 Sep 1898 21 Aug 1985
Charles Francis KING 11 Oct 1882 16 May 1961
Charles Howard KING 28 May 1913 29 Mar 1986
Edgar Earl KING 09 Jun 1921 29 Sep 1966
Floyd Thomas KING 24 Aug 1923 07 Dec 1952
Francis Cain TURPIN KING 06 Jan 1888 - 01 Sep 1971
Lloyd Richard KING 24 Aug 1923 23 Mar 2000
Lovel Parish KING 12 Feb 1893 12 May 1966
Seth Powell KING 29 Aug 1927 16 Jun 2001
R O KIPER 31 Jul 1919 26 May 2006
Myrtle TUNCIL KLINGLESMITH 05 Jul 1919 27 Mar 2006
Arthur Brown LYNCH 26 Apr 1893 11 Jul 1929
James Nelson LYNCH 20 Mar 1917 11 Jul 1929
Lloyd Dewey LYNCH 06 Dec 1902 18 Aug 1994
Renzo Alton LYNCH 05 Nov 1913 19 Aug 2002
Ruby Jewel MATTINGLY LYNCH 20 Feb 1898 16 Jan 1976
Mary E. BEATTY MAINES 1909 16 Jun 1990
Herbert Stanley MATTINGLY 05 May 1904 17 Nov 1977
Elsie May TUCKER MATTINGLY 10 Sep 1901 19 Jul 1995
Rue Alene HOWARD MATTINGLY 28 Mar 1908 14 Dec 1998
Andrew MCCRADY 24 Dec 1839 08 Dec 1898
Juanda Louise EVANS MEDLAR 02 Apr 1932 10 JUn 2005
John Logan MERCER 16 Jun 1922 18 Apr 2004
Ercell BEATTY MERIDETH 06 Nov 1921 14 Nov 2005
Eva Murell BEATTY STONE MILLER 20 Jun 1901 01 Jan 1995
Hallie H. MILLER 05 May 1893 27 Nov 1969
Margie Nell MEADOR MISSI 09 Mar 1944 28 Aug 1970
Francis Anderson PACE Sept. 29, 1810 Oct. 10, 1893
Jane PRUNTY PACE Abt 1820 July, 1892
Mary Elizabeth MITCHELL PACE October 2, 1847 July 16, 1924
William C. PACE May 17, 1839 Nov. 20, 1929
Hazel Aliene TUCKER PETERSON 11 Jul 1922 03 Mar 1992
John William PETERSON 02 Jul 1916 24 Apr 1979
Ephiel Stanley PHELPS 22 Aug 1912 28 Nov 1983
Mary Effie CONNER PILE 04 Sep 1883 31 Dec 1922
John Wallace PRUNTY 02 Jun 1832 14 Feb 1912
Cova Helen BEATTY PRYOR 05 Jun 1887 25 Feb 1976
James Alexander PURCELL 14 May 1872 29 Aug 1949
Mildred BRATCHER RENFRO 18 Aug 1920 05 Nov 2006
Brenda Elaine WILLIAMS ROBINSON 22 Sep 1949 07 Apr 2007
Sophia Mae BEATTY SANDEFUR May 27, 1915 Jan 20, 2002
Annabel DENNISON SANDERS 01 Aug 1915 05 Dec 1993
Opal PROBUS SCHULTZ 26 Dec 1912 30 Jun 2006
Mary Lucille PRYOR SMITH July 17, 1916 July 2, 1998
Nancy Texas (Nannie) BEATTY TRIPLETT 23 Jan 1857 26 Dec 1904
Sadie Lee KING TRIPLETT 21 Jan 1888 23 Dec 1963
Clyde William TUCKER 11 Oct 1892 10 Apr 1978
Floyd Allen TUCKER 06 Jul 1936 11 Dec 1944
Nell Henry TRIPLETT TUCKER 07 Feb 1895 02 May 1967
Richard Harold (Jack) TUCKER 05 Nov 1925 03 May 1985
William Norvell (Corky) TUCKER 12 Feb 1929 18 Jun 1946
Alta Clovie TUNCIL 19 Sep 1923 01 Mar 2001
Amanda Magdalene BEATTY WARD 26 Dec 1921 27 Feb 1993
Charles Rupert WATSON 09 Jun 1907 08 Dec 1989
Martha L. POOLE WATSON 21 Feb 1881 09 Jul 1949
Loyd A. WEEDMAN 17 Sep 1929 26 Jul 2006
Bethel WILLIAMS 23 Apr 1912 12 Jun 1999
Betty Marcalene BEATTY WILLIAMS 23 May 1927 09 May 2003
Harlie WILLIAMS Abt. 1907 27 Mar 2004
RENFRO, MILDRED, 86, of Okolona, was born August 18, 1920 to the late Bertie and Cora BEATTY BRATCHER in Ohio County, KY, and returned to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 5, 2006 in Louisville, KY. Among those who preceded Mrs. RENFRO in death include her parents; husband, Virgil RENFRO; and son, Bob RENFRO. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Sue MILLER, Mary Coy (IRVIN), Charles RENFRO (Sharon); 11 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks (Preston Hwy. at Brooks Rd.), with interment to follow in Brookland Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Schoppenhorst. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville.
Published - The Courier-Journal on 11/7/2006
Stanley Chancellor DENNISON, age 94, of Leitchfield, died sunday, September 30, 2007 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield.
He was born August 31, 1913 in Grayson County, the son of Josh and Lydia CHANCELLOR DENNISON. He was a farmer, and a member of Hanging Rock Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon for more than 70 years and also the caretaker of the Hanging Rock Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys CARTER DENNISON of Leitchfield; his daughters, Jo Ann (Ray) PROBUS of Louisville, Ky., Dorothy (Clinton) ARMSTRONG and Donna (David) WOODEN of Leitchfield; his sons, J.W. (Patty) DENNISON and Steve (Kathy) DENNISON of Leitchfield; his brother, Percy of Louisville; and a daughter-in-law, Anne DENNISON of Leitchfield. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sons, Jackie and Randall; and two grandchildren, Diana WOODEN-WITTY and Dave
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2007 at the Dermitt Funeral Home, in Leitchfield, with Bro. Billy Carter and Bro. Musial Pearson officiating.
Burial will be in the Hanging Rock Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:00 a.m. Thursday until time of service.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Hanging Rock Cemetery Fund.
SPRINGFIELD - Renzo Alton LYNCH, 88, of Springfield died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at his home.
He was born Nov. 5, 1913, in Leitchfield, Ky., the son of William Harvey and Nancy BEATTY LYNCH. He married Agnes SNIDER in 1956 in Lawrenceville. Two stepdaughters, Judith Andretta and Sharon DEHNER, also preceded him in death. Mr. LYNCH owned and operated Alert Safety Equipment, retiring in 1975. He was president of the FDR Club during the late 1950s and was instrumental in introducing the Missouri Fox Trotters horse breed in Illinois. He volunteered as a red coat at Memorial Medical Center and received a master gardener certificate from University of Illinois Co-operative Extension. He was a 32nd-degree Mason. He was a member of Ansar Shrine and Central Lodge AF&AM. Survivors: wife, Agnes; three sons, Guy Harvey (wife, Jan) LYNCH of Albuquerque, N.M., Mike (wife, Conni) LYNCH of Atlanta and Jim (wife, Liz) LYNCH of Montclair, N.J.; four daughters, Karen CASALESE of Florida, Lynda (husband, Glenn) SAVAGE of Las Vegas, Anna Kay (husband, Bill) VOSS and Pam STONE, both of Louisville, Ky.; a stepdaughter, Pat AULICH of Springfield; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services: at a later date. Bisch Funeral Home West is in charge of arrangements.
Published - State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - August 20, 2002
DUNLAP -- Lloyd Dewey LYNCH, 91, of Shelbyville, father of a Dunlap woman, died at 5 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 1994, at his home. Born Dec. 6, 1902, in Leitchfield, Grayson Co., KY., to William Harvey and Nanie BEATTY LYNCH, he married Verda Lee HAYCRAFT in 1922 in Springfield. She died Dec. 6, 1975. He married Faye FRAILEY MOON. Surviving are two daughters, Linda STRASMA of Dunlap and Nadene MILLER of Hudson; one brother, Renzo A. of New Port Richey, Fla.; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Two sons, W.H. "Bill" and Gene, and three brothers preceded him in death. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Howe & Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville, where visitation will be one hour earlier. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville. Memorials may be made to the Prospect United Methodist Church building fund in Dunlap.
Published - Peoria Journal Star
Curtis B. DENNISON, age 81, of Leitchfield died October 11, 2006 at Leitchfield Healthcare Manor. He was born March 19, 1925 in Leitchfield, the son of Frank and Alta BEATTY DENNISON. He was self-employed. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lee ADAMS; and his parents. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Lee CLIFTON of Norman, OK and her husband, Joey; his son, Curtis DENNISON Jr. of Corydon, IN and his wife Lindy; seven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel.Burial will be in Leitchfield Memory Gardens.
Annabel (DENNISON) SANDERS Headline: LOUISVILLE AREA DEATHS Publication Date: December 06, 1993 Source: The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY Page: 06B Region: Kentucky Obituary: Annabel (DENNISON) SANDERS, 78, died Sunday at her home. She was a native of Leitchfield, a retired sales clerk for the old Stewart's department store and a member of Midlane Park Baptist Church. Survivors: a daughter, Linda MARTIN; a son, Alan DENNISON; a sister, Bea CARLIN of Seattle; five brothers, Roy DENNISON of Gays, Ill., Harlan DENNISON of Hodgenville, Stanley DENNISON of Leitchfield and Estil and Percy DENNISON; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday, McAfee Funeral Home, 4501 Bardstown Road. Burial: Hanging Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, Leitchfield. Visitation: noon-3 and 5-9 p.m. Monday. Memorial gifts: Hospice of Louisville.
Harlan R. DENNISON Age: 76 Residence: Hodgenville, KY Date and place of death: Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown Native of: Grayson Co., KY Military: Army veteran of World War II Occupation(s): self-employed painter Member of: Disabled American Veterans of Jefferson County and Mason Parkland Lodge #638 Predecessor(s): wife, Nancy DENNISON; and his parents, Henry J. DENNISON and Lydya DENNISON Survivor(s): include two sons, Tony DENNISON of Shelbyville and Timmy DENNISON of Louisville; four stepsons, Dale COWLES and Clyde Dale COWLES, both of Hodgenville, Robert Wayne CANADAY of Louisville and William Paul CANADAY of Tampa, Fla.; three daughters, Barbara Sue DENNISON of Louisville, Debra Sue GOODE of Glasgow and Joni Marie CANADAY of Tampa, Fla.; three brothers, Stanley DENNISON of Leitchfield, Roy DENNISON of Illinois and Percy DENNISON of Louisville; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren Arrangements and/or Visitation: Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown Funeral & Burial: 2 p.m. today at Valley Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Naomi Patterson officiating.
Published - News Enterprise - Hardin County, Kentucky Friday, May 26, 2000
FORDSVILLE - Hobart CHANCELLOR Jr., 72, of Fordsville died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at Owensboro Medical Health System after a long illness. He was born in Hancock County on Oct. 4, 1932, the son of the late Hobart and Irene CHANCELLOR. He was a retired farmer and member and deacon of Pisgah Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Corley. Survivors include his loving wife of 51 years, Nancy HURST CHANCELLOR of Fordsville; a daughter, Sharon MCCARTHY of Owensboro; a grandson, Eric COLBURN of Owensboro; a granddaughter, Kalen HOWARD of Owensboro; a sister, Betty DAVIS of Newburgh, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Geary Funeral Home in Fordsville, with Brother James Jackson and Brother Ray Estes officiating. Burial will be in Beatty Cemetery in Hancock County. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Published - Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) Date: May 2, 2005
COOKSVILLE - John Taylor CHANCELLOR, 74, Augusta, Ga., formerly of Cooksville, died Jan. 26, 1990, at St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta.
His funeral was Jan. 29 at Platt's Funeral Home, with burial in Westover Memorial Park, both in Augusta.
Mr. CHANCELLOR was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Breckinridge County, Ky., a son of William and Mary Jane DeHaven CHANCELLOR. He married Virgiania W. Ware, who survives.
Other survivors include three daughters, Claire C. BROOKS, Huntington Beach, Calif.; Elizabeth Anne C. SANZERO, Fort Worth, Texas; and Mary Jane C. GRANING, Augusta; four brothers, Sherman CHANCELLOR, Falls of Rough, Ky.; Robert CHANCELLOR, Downs; Harry CHANCELLOR, 2223 Springfield Road, Bloomington; and Sandy CHANCELLOR, Hobart, Ind.; one stepbrother, Audry CARTER, R.R. 1, Bloomington; one sister, Nadine GENTES, R.R. 3, Bloomington; and four grandchildren.
Mr. CHANCELLOR was retired as a water plant control operator at Fort Gordon in Augusta.
He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church and John S. Davidson Masonic Lodge, both in Augusta.
Memorials may be made to the John T. CHANCELLOR Scholarship Fund at Augusta College.
Published - Pantagraph, The (Bloomington, IL) - February 6, 1990
Seth Powell KING born August 29, 1927 died June 16, 2001. Funeral Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home Monday June 18,2001 at 2:00 pm. Burial Bethel Cemetary near Irvington, KY.
Mary E. CLEAVER, beloved wife of Henry C. HACKETT, was born July 7, 1833 and died April 29, 1901, aged 57 years, 8 months and 27 days. She joined the Baptist church in 1852 and lived a Christian life. She was married to Henry C. HACKETT in 1856 and of this union was born eight children, five of whom are still living. She appeared to be in perfect health Sunday night, ate a hearty supper and retired as usual. About midnight she was suddenly stricken with heart trouble and died in a few minutes. The remains were laid to rest in the Beatty graveyard at Clarkson, attended by a large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends.
Published - The Grayson Co Cem Book V III page 16 (BEATTY Cemetery)
Frank Leslie HOLT, 68, died Monday night at Ft. Miley Hospital, San Francisco, following a lingering illness. HOLT had been confined at Ft. Miley for the past week. He was a native of Lake Tahoe and for the past 15 years had lived in Marysville. His home was at 1522 Freeman St.
HOLT was retired from the State Division of Highway, having been employed for more than 32 years in the maintenance department.
HOLT was a veteran of World War I and was a member of Yuba-Sutter Post No. 42, American Legion and Also was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Victory Aerie in Zanesville, Ohio.
HOLT is survived by his wife Christina, and a sister, Mrs. Edna RECHENMACHER, of Auburn.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Hutchison's Colonial Chapel, Marysville, with Rev. Alan Searles, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will be in Sierra View Memorial Park
Published - Taken from an undated newspaper clipping in the possession of Bernice Rechenmacher Barnes
J. A. PURCELL, 77, retired Illinois Central general foreman, died at his home in Fulton on Monday (29 Aug 1949) after a 31 month illness. Born in Grayson County, he moved in 1916 to Fulton where he spent the remainder of his life. He worked for the I.C.R R. for 31 years and five months before retiring. Mr. PURCELL is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ella BEATTY, three brothers, S. T. PURCELL, I. C. dispatcher at Paducah, C. G. PURCELL, Clarkson, and K. C. PURCELL, Denton, Texas and one sister, Mrs. Kate PATTERSON, of Louisville. Funeral services were held on Wednesdday morning at St. Edward Catholic Church, Fulton. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Loyd A. WEEDMAN, age 76, of Leitchfield, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at the Grayson Manor Nursing Home in Leitchfield. He was born September 17, 1929 in Louisville, Ky., the son of Alton and Lena Anderson WEEDMAN. He was a member of the Broadway Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by four sisters, Katy COOK of Caneyville, Ky., Odean WHEELER of Louisville, Ky., Erma SPENCER of Hodgenville, Ky., and Wilma WHITEHEAD of Leitchfield; three brothers, Elton and Howard WEEDMAN, both of Louisville, and Henry WEEDMAN of Caneyville. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Marvin WEEDMAN. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 29, 2006 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Jerry WEEDMAN officiating. Burial was in the Layman Memorial Cemetery.
Opal PROBUS SCHULTZ, age 93, of Hardinsburg, Ky., died Friday, June 30, 2006 at Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility. She was born in Breckinridge County on December 26, 1912, the daughter of William Thomas and Bertha CHANCELLOR PROBUS. She was a member of Lighthouse Assembly of God and a retired secretary.
She was preceded in death by her husbands: Arthur SCHULTZ and Charles MATTINGLY; three brothers, Stanley, Harold and Hardin PROBUS; three sisters, Ermal QUIGGINS, Gloria SAGO and Artie Mae PROBUS. She is survived by two step-children, Jerry RYAN of Michigan and Sharon UTLEY of Florida; one sister, Anna Lou WILSON of Westview, Ky.; two brothers, Duane and Darrell PROBUS of Florida; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 2, 2006 at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg, Ky. Burial was in the Eveleigh Cemetery in Grayson County. Memorial contributions may be made to: Lighthouse Assembly of God or Breckinridge County American Red Cross.
Published - Grayson County News Gazette
R O KIPER, age 86, of Leitchfield, died Friday, May 26, 2006 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield.
He was born July 31, 1919 in Grayson County, the son of Johnny James and Lottie CHANCELLOR KIPER. He was a retired farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the DAV, and was a deacon and a member of the Claggett United Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice CRAVENS KIPER; two daughters, Christine (Roger) DERMITT and Jo Ann (Mitchell) THARPE, both of Leitchfield; two sons, David (Peggy) of Leitchfield and Dennis KIPER of Florida. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Jeff and Charlie KIPER, Tina Dermitt MILLINER, Brad and Danny DERMITT, Kim THARPE TIMMER, Kristen and Amy THARPE; and four great-grandchildren, Kyle, Samantha and Sarah MILLINER and Isaac DERMITT.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, Vernon, Wilbur, James, Preston, Elbert and Millard KIPER; and one sister, Agnes LEE.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 29, 2006 at the Claggett United Baptist Church in Leitchfield with Bro. Danny Dickson officiating.
Burial with military honors was in the Claggett Cemetery.
Published - Grayson County News-Gazette, June 05, 2006)
Gary Thomas HAYES, age 45, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, died on Saturday, January 04, 2003 at his residence.
He was born in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Norita (HENDERSON) HAYES and a brother, Rockford HAYES.
He worked as a brick layer and tile setter for the Local Union #4.
He is survived by his wife, Tina Marie HAYES of Vine Grove, Kentucky; his father, Lonnie HAYES of Eastview, Kentucky; step-mother, Judy HAYES of Eastview; six sons, Gary Thomas HAYES Jr., Christopher James Ray HAYES and Nicholas Wayne HAYES, all of Louisville, Reece Thomas HAYES, Luke Morales HAYES and Ryan Wesley HAYES, all of Leitchfield; one daughter, Veronica WEASE of Elizabethtown; two sisters, Susan HAYES KELLY of Lebanon Junction, Kentucky and Tammy SPENCER of Radcliff; four brothers, Lonnie HAYES Jr. of Lebanon Junction, Jimmy HAYES of Louisville, Daniel HAYES of Brandenburg, Kentucky, and David HAYES of Boston, Kentucky.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 08, 2003 at the Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown, Kentucky with the Rev. Stanley Gene Peters officiating.
Burial was in the HAYES Family Cemetery near Caneyville, Kentucky.
Alta Mae BRATCHER, age 86, of Bowling Green, Ky., died Thursday, February 23, 2006 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Ky.
Formerly of Caneyville, Ky., she was born February 25, 1919 in Grayson Co., the daughter of Jesse and Pallie BEATTY CRUME. She was a housewife and attended the Okalona Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wavie BRATCHER Sr.
She is survived by one daughter, Jessica KINGERY of Morgantown, Ky.; two sons, Wavie Jr. of Indiana and David BRATCHER of California; one sister, Alice SALTKILL of Louisville, Ky.; three grandchildren, Jeremy, Anthony, and Mark; and several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 25, 2006 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville with Rev. Alton Brooks officiating.
Burial was in the Layman Memorial Cemetery
Myrtle Etta KLINGLESMITH, age 86, of Big Clifty, Ky., died Monday, March 27, 2006 at Baptist Hospital Northeast in Louisville, Ky. She was retired from Bussman Industries and Grayson Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of Big Clifty Methodist Church, Big Clifty Ladies Auxiliary, and Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Lee KLINGLESMITH; and her parents, Thomas Milton and Mary BELL TUNCIL.
She is survived by one daughter, Marietta BURKHEAD of Crestwood, Ky.; one brother, John TUNCIL of Big Clifty, Ky.; one granddaughter, Sherri Humphrey; one grandson, Shawn BURKHEAD; and five special great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 31, 2006 at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home with Rev. Harvey Craddock and Rev. Brent Coley officiating.
Burial was in the Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Published - Grayson County News-Gazette
Brenda Elaine ROBINSON, age 57, of Clarkson, Ky., died Saturday, April 7, 2007 at her residence.
She was born September 22, 1949. She was disabled, and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Doug and David ROBINSON, both of Leitchfield; her mother, Lorene SKAGGS WILLIAMS of Clarkson; two brothers, Jimmy and Steve WILLIAMS, both of Clarkson; two sisters, Kathy GRANT and Vicki WILLIAMS, both of Clarkson; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jesse WILLIAMS.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at Rogers-Oller Funeral Chapel with Bro. Joe Brooks.
Burial was in the Little Flock Cemetery.
Andrew Andrew MCCRADY, who lives about a mile south of West Clifty, near Crow schoolhouse, hung himself yesterday. He went out to his barn about daylight to feed the stock and after being gone for some time one of the family went out to see what had detained him and found him dead. He had hung himself on a cross beam in the barn. He was between 60 and 65 years old, a substantial farmer and a Democrat. Survived by wife and children.
Published - The Leitchfield Sun - Friday, December 9, 1898
BEATTY, ROBERT E. , 70, of Mt. Washington, died Saturday, September 23, 2006 at Green Meadows Health Care Center. He is survived by three daughters, Kathy ALLEN, Gloria KARNS, and Kelly ALLEN; his mother-in-law, Irene WHITEHOUSE; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home. Visitation after 11 a.m. Friday. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association.
Published - The Courier-Journal on 09/27/2006
Veachel C. . BEATTY, 76, died Wednesday at his home. He was a native of Grayson County and a retired truck driver for Mason- Dixon Trucking Co. Survivors: his wife, the former Fannie WILSON; a daughter, Cheryl KINSER; two sons, William and Clifford BEATTY; a sister, Ercell Meredith; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, Zion United Baptist Church, 7436 Ralston Ave. Burial: Lone Hill Cemetery. Visitation: Keenan's Funeral Home, 4724 Dixie Highway, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Published - August 03, 1995 The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY
CANEYVILLE -- Kenneth BEATTY, 59, Yeaman, died Tuesday in Louisville. Funeral, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dermitt Funeral Home. Visitation after noon Wednesday.
Published - August 20, 1991 The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY
NEW ALBANY -- Sherman Lee BEATTY, 90, died Sunday at Lincoln Hills Health Center. He was a native of Leitchfield, Grayson Co., KY., a retired ice-cream maker and pasteurizer for the old Cherokee Dairy and Ehrmans Bakery, both in Louisville, and a member of Highland Presbyterian Church in Louisville. Survivors: a daughter, Ophelia P. HUBBUCH; a brother, Jess BEATTY of Cincinnati; two sisters, Eva MILLER of Louisville and Mable DRURY of Clarkson, Grayson Co., KY.; seven grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Kraft Funeral Home. Private burial: Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Published - January 04, 1993 The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY
Larry J. BEATTY, 62, retired antique dealer, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 1991. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Restlawn Cemetery.
Survivors: wife, Mariann; sons, Steven of Newton, Michael of Post Falls, Idaho; five grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Caring Place. Petersen Funeral Home.
Published - Wichita Eagle, The (KS) Date: December 30, 1991
Memorial service for Mariann D. (JOHNSON) BEATTY, 74, will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Coeur d'Alene. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d'Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. BEATTY, who was born in Grand Lake, Minn., died Sept. 20.
She married Larry BEATTY in 1948, and he died in 1992.
Mrs. BEATTY spent most of her life in Denver and had owned an antique shop in Morrison, Colo.
She lived in Hutchison, Kan., before settling in Coeur d'Alene nine years ago.
Survivors include two sons, Michael and Steven BEATTY; a sister, Betty Lou DESAVIERO; a brother, Duane JOHNSON; five grandchildren, Scott, Kimberly, Kristyn, Shannon and Jamie; and three great-grandchildren, Arianna, Kamryn and Zara.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 9493 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835.
Published - Spokesman-Review, The (Spokane, WA) - September 25, 2003
Lanny D. BEATTY, 56, a manufacturing supervisor, died April 1, 1996, in Waxahachie, Texas.
Friends may call at noon Saturday in His Family Worship Center, 5050 Edison Ave. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at His Family Worship Center. Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., is handling arrangements.
He was born Jan. 6, 1940, in Raymond, Ill., to Dewey A. and Herod (GOODWIN) BEATTY.
He was married May 22, 1965, in Las Vegas to Donna L. (VOYLES) BEATTY, who lives in Peyton.
He also is survived by three sons, Warren C. of Colorado Springs, Keith D. of Milford, Kan., and Stephen L. of Peyton; a sister, Joyce A. JACKSON of Litchfield, Ill.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
Mr. BEATTY lived in Colorado Springs for 14 years. He earned an associate's degree in supervision. He served in the Army for three years, attaining the rank of sergeant.
He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the American Legion and an honorary member of the Colorado Sheriff's Association
Published - Copyright, 1996, The Gazette (Colorado Springs, CO) Record Number: 159487
ROGER LEE CONNOR, SR., 74, Irvington, died Aug. 21, 2008. He was born Sept. 9, 1933, in Irvington, the son of the late Henry Walker and Mary Lora (SKAGGS) CONNER.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pat (MEYER) CONNER, and a daughter, Teresa Lynn.
He was a member of the Irvington Masonic Lodge # 868 F&AM and a dual member of the Bewleyville Lodge # 228 F&AM, the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 544 of Irvington and the York Rite Chapter # 34 of Elizabethtown, the York Rite James B. Wall Chapter # 145 of Radcliff; York Rite Hocker Council # 89 of Elizabethtown, the York Rite Conrad H. Gates Commandry # 37 of Elizabethtown, the Scottish Rite Valley of Louisville, Kosair Shrine of Louisville and the Knights Temple of Elizabethtown. He was Past Master of the Irvington Lodge in 1967, 1968, 1995, and 1996; former Senior Warden in 1966 and 2008; Junior Warden in 2007; Senior Deacon in 1963, Junior Deacon in 1962; Senior Steward in 1988 and 2006; and Junior Steward in 2006. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, former member of the Army National Guard; worked with civil service at Fort Knox as a tank inspector for 28 years; served on the Board of Elders of the Irvington Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Irvington Volunteer Fire Department for 42 years.
Mr. Conner is survived by a son, Roger Lee CONNER Jr., Irvington; two daughters, Sharon Ra Hilley, Alabama, and Lora May, Irvington; four sisters, Helen GONTERMAN, Mary Katherine ROLLER, Jane ANDERSON and Gladys HARDIN; two brothers, Roy Wayne CONNER and Kenneth Eugene CONNER; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Aug. 25 from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Brother Meredith officating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, Irvington.
Pallbearers were Larry Robinson, Paul Ledford, Billy Johnson, Randy Skinner, Donnie Robinson and Mike Brown.
DONNA LEE BEATTY, 50, died April 22, 1997, in Peyton of a heart attack. She was a secretary for Stewart Scott Limited.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at His Family Worship Center, 5050 Edison Ave. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. at the church with Pastor Marty Younger officiating. Cremation is planned. Angelus Funeral Directors Inc. is handling arrangements.
Mrs. BEATTY was born Sept. 20, 1946, in Benld, Ill., to Vernon D. and Freida M. (EVANICK) VOYLES. Her mother lives in Peyton.
She was married May 22, 1965, in Las Vegas to Lanny D. BEATTY, who is deceased.
She is survived by three sons, Warren and Steve, both of Colorado Springs, and Keith of Milford, Kan.; and three grandchildren..
Mrs. BEATTY enjoyed spending time with her family and watching sports. She wouldn't take no for an answer.
She had lived in Colorado Springs since 1981, previously living in California, Illinois, Missouri and Texas
Published - Copyright, 1997, The Gazette (Colorado Springs, CO) Record Number: 180391
"Bud" BEATTY, 79, of Rosine, passed away Friday, April 14, 2006, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. He was born Oct. 24, 1926, to the late Wavy and Cova BYERS BEATTY in Ohio County. He retired from Young Manufacturing in 1991. He was one of the original founders and active for many years at the Rosine Community Park and many other community projects. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict and also received a Purple Heart and attended all local churches. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Sandra BEATTY, Lois BEATTY, Mildred BEATTY and Sophia SANDEFUR. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Lilly LEACH BEATTY; one son, Michael BEATTY and wife Debbie of Horse Branch; one brother, Curt BEATTY of Pendleton; two sisters, Maxine KUYKENDALL of Hartford and Elda EMBRY of Beaver Dam; four grandchildren, Chrystal HARDESTY, Desirae BEATTY and Kelly DAUGHERTY, all of Horse Branch, and Travis DAUGHERTY of Beaver Dam; three great-grandchildren, Ethan Beatty JOHNSON, Jenna Mae HARDESTY and Jase Allen SHULTZ; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2006, at William L. Danks Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Taylor and the Rev. Larry Embry officiating. Burial will be in the Rosine Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. until time of service on Sunday.
Published - Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - April 15, 2006
BEATTY, Charles Lee, 71, of Tampa, passed away September 19, 2004. He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul E. BEATTY, and is survived by his two brothers, John W. BEATTY and Damon R. BEATTY; two sisters, Mary BRAMER THOMPSON and Betty BEATTY CRAIG; loving companion, Janet M. STORM; and many nieces and nephews. Mr. BEATTY served with the U.S. Air Force in Korea and Europe. He was a member of the A.W. Windhorst Lodge 485 F.&A.M., the Tampa Consistary Scottish Rite, Egypt Shrine Temple, charter member of the director's staff, and was a Kentucky Colonel and member of Seminole Post 111 V.F.W. A gathering will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 23, 2004, at the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family requests that flowers be omitted and contributions be made to Shriners Hospital for Children
Published - Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - September 22, 2004
Mary Margaret BEATTY GWINNER, 59, formerly of Louisville, died Monday in Savannah, Ga. She was a public schoolteacher in Chatham County, Ga., an instructor at South College in Savannah, a former member of Beargrass Christian Church, a member of the board of directors of Savannah Association for the Blind, past president of Hunter Army Airfield Officers Wives Club and a founding member of FLOCKS in Savannah. Survivors: her husband, Maurice D. GWINNER; two sons, Ned GWINNER of STONE Mountain, Ga., and Ken GWINNER of Atlanta; a daughter, Nan GWINNER of Montrose, Calif.; a brother, actor Ned BEATTY of Hollywood, Calif.; and four grandchildren. Memorial service: 7 p.m. Friday, Fox & Weeks Hodgson Funeral Home, Savannah. Visitation: 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Memorial gifts: Savannah Association for the Blind, P. O. Box 81, Savannah, Ga. 31498
Published - September 24, 1992 The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY Page: 06B
ROCKPORT, Ind. - Bruce Wayne BEATTY, 31, of Route 3, Box 341B, Rockport, Ind., died Sunday, Nov. 18, 1990, in Edmonson County. He was born in Hancock County and was employed by Owens Tile Co.
Survivors include three daughters, Brandi Nichole, Rachel Elizabeth and Chelsea Renee BEATTY, all of Wheatland, Ind.; his mother, Mary Kathleen THOMPSON of Philpot; his father, John W. BEATTY of Whitesville; three brothers, Keith BEATTY of Santa Claus, Ind., John L. and Joey BEATTY, both of Whitesville; two nieces; and two nephews.
Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday [Nov 21, 1990] at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church, Whitesville [Daviess Co., KY]. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation after 11 a.m. today at Cecil Funeral Home, Whitesville, where prayers will be said at 7 p.m.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - November 20, 1990
HAWESVILLE - Dana Michelle BEATTY, 20, of Owensboro, formerly of Hawesville, died Monday, Nov. 25, 1996, at Ohio County Hospital from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. She was born in Daviess County and was a student at Kentucky Tech Vocational School. Her brother, David BEATTY, died August 1993.
Survivors include a son, Cory Dale BEAVIN of Hawesville; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett BEATTY of Hawesville; and her grandmother, Jesse BAILEY of Hawesville.
Services are at 2 p.m. Friday at Gibson and Son Funeral Home in Hawesville. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery in Hawesville. Visitation is after 3 p.m. Thursday and until services Friday.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - November 27, 1996
HAWESVILLE - David S. BEATTY, 20, of Route 1, Box 370, Hawesville died Friday, Aug. 20, 1993, from injuries suffered in a car accident. He was a 1991 graduate of Hancock County High School and was employed by Lasher Ice Co. of Hawesville.
Survivors include his parents, Everett and Betty BEATTY of Hawesville; his grandmother, Mrs. Jessie BAILEY of Patesville; and one sister, Dana BEATTY of Hawesville.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday [Aug 22, 1993] at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville. Burial in Roseville Cemetery [Hancock Co]. Visitation after noon today at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - August 21, 1993
HORSE BRANCH - Deloris Charlene BEATTY, 64, of Horse Branch died Friday, Oct. 25, 1996, at her home. She was born in White Run and was retired from American Synthetic Rubber in Louisville. She was a member of Dover Chapel General Baptist Church in Louisville and Grace Chapter No. 37 Order of the Easter Star in Beaver Dam. A son, Danny Ray BEATTY, died in 1973.
Survivors include her husband, Archie Ray BEATTY; a son, Gene BEATTY of Horse Branch; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Gerald MAIDEN of Horse Branch; and three sisters, Freda FORD of Horse Branch, Wrethal PROFITT of Caneyville and Marcel HAYDEN of Dayton, Ohio.
Services are at 1:30 p.m. today at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Visitation is after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Hospice of Ohio County. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - October 27, 1996
HATFIELD, Ind. - Edgar M. "Bill" BEATTY, 78, of Hatfield died Monday, Dec. 5, 1994, at his home. He was born in Vanzant, retired as a welder for International Steel in Evansville, and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Breckinridge County.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Pauline BEATTY; two sons, Edgar Dale BEATTY of Fordsville and Arthur Gail BEATTY of Richland, Ind.; two daughters, Linda SCHMIDT of Hatfield and Molly MAGILL of Rockport, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Allen BEATTY of Grandview, Ind.
Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport. Burial in James Parker Cemetery in Hatfield. Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Spencer County Hospice. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - December 6, 1994
BEATTY , Hally L., 92, of Rockville, Md., died Wednesday [May 10, 1995] at Rockville Nursing Home. Survivors include a daughter, Alta EDDINS of Potomac, Md. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday [May 15, 1995] at Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial in Rosehill Cemetery, Owensboro. Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Editor's note: A daughter's place of residence was incorrect in Hally L. BEATTY's obituary in Friday's Messenger-Inquirer. It is corrected above.*Hally L. BEATTY, 92, of Rockville, Md., died Wednesday, May 10, 1995, at Rockville Nursing Home. She was born in Hancock County to Estil and Rosie RUSHER KEOWN. Her husband, Roland H. BEATTY, died in 1978. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Maudie Ellen BEATTY.
Survivors include two sons, Estill William BEATTY of Aurora, Colo., and Clarence D. BEATTY of Hingham, Mass.; a daughter, Alta EDDINS of Potoma, Md.; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Leyman KEOWN of Whitesville; and a sister, Maudie DUNBAR of Lewiston, Ill.
Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial in Rosehill Cemetery, Owensboro. Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - May 12, 1995
OLATON - Isabel BEATTY, 81, of West Chester, Ohio, formerly of Olaton, died Tuesday, July 2, 1991, at Tri-County Extended Care in Fairfield, [Butler Co] Ohio.
She was born in Ohio County and was a member of Olaton Baptist Church. Her husband, Earl BEATTY, preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Robert BEATTY of West Chester; three granddaughters; and four sisters, Grace WILSON of Hartford, Mary PEARL of Madison, Tenn., Chloe FERGUSON and Beulah PORTERFIELD, both of Louisville.
Graveside services are at 2 p.m. today at Sunnyside Cemetery, Beaver Dam.
Visitation after 11 a.m. today at Duke-Bevil Brothers Funeral Home, Hartford.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - July 5, 1991
John W. "Jay" BEATTY, 76, of Whitesville died Monday, Nov. 20, 1995, at Medco Center of Fordsville. He was born in Breckinridge County and was a retired construction worker. A son, Bruce Wayne BEATTY, died in 1990.
Survivors include three sons, James Keith BEATTY of Santa Claus, Ind., and John L. and Joey BEATTY, both of Whitesville; seven grandchildren; and two sisters, Etta Myrl HAYCRAFT of Hawesville and Ilene STAPLES of Fordsville.
Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cecil Funeral Home in Whitesville. Burial in Roseville Cemetery in Hancock County. Visitation is after 1 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - November 21, 1995
HORSE BRANCH - Johnnie Thomas BEATTY, 74, of 1040 Horse Branch Church Lane, Horse Branch, died Thursday, May 11, 1995, at his home. He was born in Ohio County and lived there most of his life. He was a retired carpenter, attended the Church of God and was a veteran of World War II. A granddaughter, Brenda Lou WHITAKER, died in 1990.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Louvonn ARNOLD BEATTY; two sons, Johnnie Lee BEATTY of Horse Branch and Oather Lee BEATTY of Centertown; a daughter, Lou Ellen WHITAKER of Centertown; two grandchildren, Johnnie Elvis WHITAKER of Centertown and Trina Lynn BEATTY of Horse Branch; three sisters, Lula Bell RUBY and Nellie Jo COFFMAN [should be CAUTHON], both of Louisville, and Ula Mae BURDEN of Jeffersonville, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford. Burial in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - May 12, 1995
FORDSVILLE - Lillie E. BEATTY, 95, of Fordsville died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997, at the Medco Center in Fordsville. She was born in Birdseye, [Dubois County ] Ind., was a homemaker and was a member of Newton Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett BEATTY, in March 1981.
Survivors include a niece, Dorothy RUSHER of Fordsville.
Services are at 1 p.m. today at Harl Funeral Home in Fordsville. Burial will be in BEATTY Cemetery in Hancock County. Visitation is after 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - December 7, 1997
SHELBYVILLE -- Martha LESLIE BEATTY, 81, former school secretary, widow of Norman Earl BEATTY Sr., died yesterday, apparently of cancer. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, [Jan 4, 2003] First Baptist Church. Visitation 1-9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Saturday, Hall-Taylor Funeral Home. Memorial gifts: First Baptist Church Young At Heart.
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) - January 3, 2003
GRANDVIEW, Ind. - Mattie Lee "Pat" BEATTY, 79, of Grandview died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at Miller Merry Manor Nursing Home in Rockport, Ind. She was born in Hardinsburg and had worked as a nursing home housekeeper. She was a member of Hatfield Baptist Church in Hatfield, Ind. She was preceded in death by a son, William Allen BEATTY, in 1985.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Clovis BEATTY; two sons, Charles BEATTY and Hillary HENDERSON Jr., both of Hatfield; three daughters, Nancy CASSIDY of Troy, Ind., Wilma BARE of Sebring, Fla., and Joyce HOSS of Grandview; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Leonard SMILEY and Sam SMILEY Jr., both of Falls of Rough; and three sisters, Nell MOORMAN, Margaret OWEN and Lydia ROBERTSON, all of Falls of Rough.
Services are at 2 p.m. Friday [Sep 17, 1999] at Harl-Geary Funeral Home in Fordsville. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery in Breckinridge County. Visitation is from 2 to 8 today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Blacklick Baptist Church. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - September 16, 1999
Natella CONKLIN BEATTY, 94, formerly of Leitchfield, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 1995, at Leisure Years Nursing Home in Owensboro. She was born in Grayson County, was a farmer's wife and was a member of the Leitchfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was a retired homemaker who loved to sew, had been a member of the Grayson County Homemakers Club and had been active in the Senior Citizens Club. She was a session clerk for the Cumberland Presbyterian Church for many years and was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars for World War I veterans. She was preceded in death by her first husband, J.T. CONKLIN; her second husband, Sherman BEATTY; and a daughter, Rudell CONKLIN.
Survivors include a son, James C. CONKLIN of Owensboro; a daughter, Elizabeth C. MILLNER of Louisville; three grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.
Services are at 11 a.m. today at Watkins Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Grayson County. Visitation was held from 4-9 p.m. Sunday and will continue until time of services today at the funeral home.
Editor's note: Natella CONKLIN BEATTY's name was misspelled in her obituary in Sunday's Messenger-Inquirer. The obituary is reprinted here correctly.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - January 1, 1996
SHELBYVILLE - Norman Earl BEATTY Sr., 77, retired Ford Motor Co. export and domestic traffic management director, World War II veteran, husband of Martha LESLIE BEATTY, died yesterday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church. Visitation 5-9 p.m. today and 2-9 p.m. Friday, Hall-Taylor Funeral Home. Contributions suggested to First Baptist Church Young At Heart.
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) - April 24, 1997
HARTFORD - Oather Lee BEATTY, 28, of Horse Branch died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was born in Ohio County, was employed by American Welding Co. in Calhoun and attended Old Salem Community Church.
Survivors include his wife, Shawna Marie PUTNAM BEATTY of Morgantown; two daughters, Trina Lynn BEATTY of Horse Branch and Ivy Haze BEATTY of Morgantown; a stepdaughter, Forrest M. PUTNAM of Morgantown; his mother, Margaret Louvonn ARNOLD BEATTY of Horse Branch; three brothers, Johnnie Lee BEATTY of Horse Branch [and Johnnie Elvis WHITAKER - wrong, see obit of Johnnie Thomas BEATTY] and Oather G. WHITAKER [should be BEATTY], both of Centertown; and a sister, Lou Ellen WHITAKER of Centertown.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - February 7, 1999
HATFIELD -- Pauline MATTINGLY BEATTY, 84, of Hatfield, died Tuesday, November 4, 2003, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
Pauline was born in Paradise, Ind., on June 25, 1919, and moved to Fordsville, Ky., at an early age. She later moved to Hatfield, Ind., with her husband and family. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Richland, Ind., and Macedonia Baptist Church in Falls of Rough, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Edgar M. "Bill" BEATTY, on December 5, 1994, her parents, Arthur and Molly MATTINGLY, and a brother, Arval MATTINGLY.
Surviving are two sons and daughter-in-laws, Edgar Dale and Trina BEATTY of Fordsville, Ky., and Arthur Gail and Ramona BEATTY of Richland, Ind.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and David SCHMIDT of Hatfield, Ind., and Molly and Leigh MAGILL of Reo, Ind.; 13 grandchildren, Teresa JAMES, Jeff BEATTY, Veronica ROBERTS, Larry BEATTY, Angela Beier, Miranda Zimmerman, Mahalie, Makenzie, Mallory and Myles SCHMIDT, Kyle and Ryan MAGILL and Pam HALL; 16 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Linda STURGEON; a brother-in-law, Clovis "Monk" BEATTY; nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends also survive her.
Funeral service are 1 p.m. Friday [Nov 7, 2003] at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Richland, Ind., with burial in James Parker Cemetery in Hatfield, [Spencer Co] Ind. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and 8 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, Ind., and from noon to 1 p.m Friday at the church.
Published in Evansville Courier & Press (IN) - November 6, 2003
HATFIELD, Ind. - Timothy Edward BEATTY, 26, of Hatfield died Sunday, Dec. 26, 1999, at home of a heart attack. He was born in Owensboro, graduated from South Spencer High School in 1991 and worked as a mechanic at Marvin's Body Shop in Hatfield. Survivors include a daughter, Kendra Chanee BEATTY of Evansville; his father and stepmother, Charles and Belinda BEATTY of Hatfield; his mother and stepfather, Phyllis and Nick SCHEESSELE of Owensboro; his paternal grandfather, Clovis "Monk" BEATTY of Grandview, Ind.; his maternal grandfather, Carl Eugene WETZEL of Rockport, Ind.; a brother, Curtis BEATTY of Hatfield; two sisters, Kellie MOORE of Hatfield and Jenifer SCHNEIDER of Scottsville; three stepsisters, Jenny SCHEESSELE, Jackie SCHEESSELE and Joann SCHEESSELE, all of Evansville; uncles and aunts; and nephews and nieces. Services are pending. Visitation is from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - December 27, 1999
Una Junior BEATTY, 47, of 3221 Daviess St., Owensboro, died Friday, June 9, 1989, at his home. He was born in Ohio County, was formerly employed at American Tobacco Co., and was a member of Garden Green Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Scarlett DAUGHERTY BEATTY; a son, Scott BEATTY of Owensboro; a daughter, Tamara BEATTY of Owensboro; a grandchild; a brother, Johnny BEATTY of Horse Branch; and three sisters, Lula Bell RUBY of Louisville, Eula BURDEN of Charlestown, Ind., and Nellie Jo COUTHON of Greenville.
Services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at James H. Davis Funeral Home. Burial in Sunnyside Cemetery, Beaver Dam. Visitation from 1-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - June 13, 1989
HORSE BRANCH - Versie Goff BEATTY, 91, of Horse Branch, died Saturday, April 30, 1994, at Ohio County Hospital. She was born in Ohio County, was a homemaker and a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church. Her husband, Stanley BEATTY, died in 1977.
Survivors include three daughters, Vaneta MORRIS of Horse Branch, Nola JAMES of Owensboro and Evanell DONALDSON of Clarkson; two half-brothers, J.D. Goff and Merlin Goff, both of Louisville; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services are at 1 p.m. Monday at Duke-Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Hartford. Burial [May 2, 1994] in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Visitation after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Published in Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) - May 1, 1994
Alta BEATTY EDDINS, 72, a lawyer who had worked for the Department of Justice and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, died of cancer Aug. 24 at Sibley Memorial Hospital [Washington, DC]. Mrs. EDDINS, who lived in Potomac, was born in Breckinridge County, Ky. She moved to the Washington area in 1940 and graduated from George Washington University, where she also received a law degree. From 1952 to 1963, she worked at the Department of Justice. She worked at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1975 to 1982. In retirement, she did pro bono legal work. She had taught Bible classes at Chevy Chase Baptist Church and was later an elder at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville. Survivors include her husband, Joseph T. EDDINS of Potomac; one daughterdaughter, Jennifer EDDINS of Seattle; and two brothers, E. William BEATTY of Aurora, Colo., and Clarence D. BEATTY of Hingham, Mass.
Published in Washington Post, The (DC) - August 27, 1995
MUNFORDVILLE - Ercell MERIDETH, 84, of Louisville died at 9:20 p.m. Nov. 14, 2005, at Parkway Medical Center in Louisville.
The Grayson County native was a former foster parent. She was a daughter of the late James BEATTY and Parazetti JOHNSON BEATTY and the wife of the late Trumon [Truman] MERIDETH. She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Northtown United Baptist Church, where she was a member, with burial in Northtown Cemetery. Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today and at 8 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Survivors include three sons, James Edward OLLER of Irving, Texas, Steve MERIDETH of Munfordville and Glenn MERIDETH of Louisville; a daughter, Shirley OLLER Bratcher of Louisville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Published in Daily News (Bowling Green, KY) - November 16, 2005
Archie Ray BEATTY, 79, of Horse Branch, died Thursday, November 10, 2005 at his residence. The Grayson County, Kentucky native retired from American Synthetic Rubber in Louisville. He was a member of Dover Baptist Church in Louisville and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Teddy Paul BEATTY and Olma PAYTON BEATTY; his wife, Deloris Charlene BEATTY, on October 25, 1996; a son, Danny Ray BEATTY; and a brother, Mervel L. BEATTY. Survivors include a son, Eugene Lee BEATTY of Horse Branch; a sister, Artie May QUIGGINS of Louisville; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services were Sunday at William L. Danks Funeral Home with burial in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam.
Published in The Ohio Co News, November, 2005.
Mandy M. BEATTY WARD, 71, 102 W. Loma Vista Drive, died there Saturday. She was a native of Caneyville, Ky., and a former assembly line worker at General Electric Co. Survivors: her husband, Charles E. WARD; three daughters, Marie GOINS of Waycross, Ga., Loretta BORNER of Concord, N. C., and Marjorie TROXEL of Fort Myers, Fla.; a son, Donald C. WARD; her mother, Audra BEATTY of Louisville; a sister, Louella FLEENOR of Memphis, Tenn.; three brothers, Archie BEATTY Jr. of Smiths Grove, Ky., Billy E. BEATTY of Tacoma, Wash., and James M. BEATTY of Caneyville; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday, Coots Funeral Home. Burial: Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Sunday.
Publication Date: February 28, 1993 Source: The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY
Page: 04B Subjects: DEATHS Region: Kentucky Obituary: JEFFERSONVILLE (IN)
Sophia Mae BEATTY SANDEFUR, 86, of Horse Branch, died Sunday, January 20, 2002 at Ohio County Hospital. The Grayson County native was a homemaker and operated Sandefur's Grocery with her late husband, Pirtle B. SANDEFUR, who died September 1, 2001. She was a member of Horse Branch Christian Church. Survivors include 3 sons, W. H. SANDEFUR and Danny SANDEFUR, both of Paducah and Sam SANDEFUR of Horse Branch, two daughters, Novella BURDEN and Mary Sue RENFROW, both of Horse Branch, two brothers, Milton (Bud) BEATTY of Rosine and Wavy Curtis BEATTY of Sulphur, Kentucky, two sisters, Elda EMBREY of Beaver Dam and Maxine KUYKENDALL of Dundee; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great- grandchildren. Services were Wednesday at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with burial in Boyd Cemetery in Horse Branch.
BEATTY, 71, of Olaton died Wednesday, February 13, 2002, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. The Grayson County native retired as owner-operator of BEATTY Sunoco Service Station in Louisville and was a member of Valley Lodge 511 F & AM in Louisville.Survivors include his wife, Ruth BAIZE BEATTY; a son, Douglas BEATTY of Bardstown; two daughters, Kathy STORM of Louisville and Lisa PATTERSON of Olaton; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Archie BEATTY of Horse Branch; and a sister, Artie QUIGGINS of Louisville.Graveside services were Thursday, February 14, at McGrady Creek Cemetery in Grayson County. William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam was in charge of arrangements.
MEDLAR, age 73, of Louisville, Kentucky, died Friday, June 10, 2005 at the Caritas Hospital in Louisville. She was born April 2, 1932 in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, the daughter of Earl and Gertrude BOONE EVANS. She was a housewife and attended the Cloverleaf Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Donald MEDLAR of Louisville; one daughter, Debbie (WARNER) SKAGGS of Leitchfield; one son, Dr. Gregory (Carol) SKAGGS of Leitchfield; one step-son Terry L. MEDLAR of Ohio; one sister, Linda JONES of Indiana. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday, June 13, 2005 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Tim Mercer officiating. A private commital service be held at Cain Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, June 16, 2005)
CLARK, age 51, of Leitchfield, died Monday, June 13, 2005 at his residence. He was born April 14, 1954 in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Joseph Mitchell and Mary Pauline HAZELWOOD CLARK. He is survied by his wife, Sue RAINEY CLARK of Leitchfield; one son and daughter-in-law, Christopher Roger CLARK and wife Amy of Leitchfield; two brothers, Joseph Dale CLARK of Leitchfield and Thomas Glenn CLARK of Prospect, Kentucky; two sisters, Janice WILABY and Veronica SIMS, both of Leitchfield; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister Marsha CLARK. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at the St. Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. Burial was in St. Paul Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, June 16, 2005)
Fannie M. BEATTY, 88, of Louisville, died Wednesday at Baptist Hospital East. She was the former Fannie M. WILSON, a native of Grayson County, KY, a charter member of Zion United Baptist Church and a retired employee of P. Lorillard Tobacco Company, where she worked for 27 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Veachel BEATTY, and a son, Clifford BEATTY. Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl KINSER (Rayborn); a son, William BEATTY (Barbara); sisters, Iona WINTER and Anna TUCKER; brothers, Wilbur and Guthrie WILSON; seven grandchildren, Debbie, Candy, Traci, Billy, Mike, Sheila and Shannon; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Fannie's funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion United Baptist Church, 7436 Ralston Ave., with burial in Lone Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon-8 p.m. Friday and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Keenan's Funeral Home, 4724 Dixie Hwy. at Rockford Lane.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 5/6/2005.
Delores Ann BURKHEAD, age 69, of Big Clifty, Kentucky, died Friday, January 21, 2005 at her residence. She was born November 6, 1935. She was a housewife and a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. She is survived by
her husband, Morris BURKHEAD of Big Clifty; two sons, David and Jeffery BURKHEAD, both of Big Clifty; two daughters, Phyllis and Theresa MILLER, both of Big Clifty; one brother, Martin DRURY of Louisville, Kentucky, and
one sister, Mary Louise PRUITT of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Also surviving are eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Mabel BEATTY DRURY. Funeral services were held Monday, January 24, 2005 at St. Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Martin E. HAYES officiating. Burial was in the St. Paul Cemetery. Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson was in charge of the arrangements.
Published: Grayson County News-Gazette)
Margaret C. HARRELL, age 84, of Leitchfield, died Friday, March 4, 2005 at the Leitchfield Healthcare Manor. She was born May 12, 1920 in Grayson County, the daughter of George W. and Martha L. POOLE WATSON. She was a past president of the Grayson County Homemakers, a former member of the Grayson County Health Community, the Gideon's Auxiliary, and the first Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Spurrier HARRELL of Leitchfield; two sons, O'Neil HARRELL of Bowling Green, Kentucky and Walton HARRELL of Oakland; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Minnie Opal THOMASON and Emma Marie FRANK. Funeral services were held Monday, March 7, 2005 at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Church. Burial was in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, March 10, 2005)
Mrs. Stella BIRCHFIELD, wife of Joseph BIRCHFIELD, died yesterday afternoon
at 3 o'clock. The funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at the
family residence, after which the remains will be interred at Odd Fellow's
cemetery. Mrs. BURCHFIELD was the daughter of L.L. (not printed) and wife.
She had been married four or five years. She leaves one child baby only a
few days old.
Published: Madisonville Hustler, Fri., Aug. 31, 1894
Note: There is no monument listing for her in the Hopkins County
Genealogical Society Cemetery Books
Damon Randall BEATTY Sr., 57, of Louisville, died Wednesday, November 10, 2004, at the VA Medical Center. He was a former mortgage broker for Franklin Sureties and a member of Audubon Park United Methodist Church, Alcoholic's Anonymous and Gambler's Anonymous. He is survived by his children, Patty QUMAKER, Carla WALLACE, Tiffany BEATTY and Damon R. BEATTY Jr.; sisters, Mary BRAMER THOMPSON and Betty BEATTY CRAIG; a brother, John W. BEATTY; four grandchildren; and his loving companion, Rosita WATKINS. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Embry-Bosse Funeral Home, 2723 Preston Highway, with cremation to follow. His cremains will be buried at 1 p.m. Monday, November 15, 2004, in New Albany (IN) National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial gifts may be made to his church.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 11/12/2004
Christeen EVANS FENTRESS, age 76, of Caneyville, Kentucky, died Thursday, November 11, 2004 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. She was born in Ohio County August 12, 1928 as the daughter of the late Earl and Gertrude BOONE EVANS. She was a housewife and a member of the Small's Grove Church. She is survived by two daughters, Beverle Jo TUCKER of Caneyville and Valerie A. CAPLINGER of Louisville, Kentucky; two sisters, Juanda MEDLAR of Louisville and Lynda JONES of Clarksville, Indiana. Also surviving are five grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday, November 14, 2004 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville with Rev. Randall DEWEESE officiating. Interment was in the Cain Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, November 18, 2004)
Beulah ROBINSON GOODMAN, 73, of Constantine, KY, died on Monday, May 24, 2004 at Norton's Hospital. She was born November 28, 1930 in Breckinridge County as the daughter of Lonnie and Anna Marie BEATTY ROBINSON. She was a housewife and trucker, and a member of Constantine United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Walter Clarence GOODMAN; one daughter, Cheryl GOODMAN of Custer, KY; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Kendall and Debbie GOODMAN of Constantine, and Damon Keith and Regina GOODMAN of Cecilia, KY; and one brother, Charles B. ROBINSON of Louisville, KY. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Melinda Lynn BEAUCHAMP and Darren Keith GOODMAN; and one great-grandchild, Clay Keith GOODMAN. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 27, 2004 at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home with Rev. Freddie Vertress officiating. Burial will be in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Beulah GOODMAN Memorial Fund c/o Trent-Dowell Funeral Home.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, May 26, 2004)
Sherrill BEATTY, son of Mr. Sherman BEATTY and the late Eula Mae GANNAWAY BEATTY died January 2, (1984} in a Louisville Hospital following an auto accident in December. Survivors include his father, Sherman BEATTY and his step-mother Natalie BEATTY; his wife Marion WHITE BEATTY; one sister Mrs. Ophelia HUBBOCK; four daughters; one son and 11 grandchildren. Funeral was at the G. W. Hardy Funeral Home on Thursday (January 5, 1984) with burial at Mt. Washington.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, 1984)
John Logan MERCER, age 81, of Leitchfield, died on Sunday, April 18, 2004 at his residence. He was born June 16, 1922 in Breckinridge County as the son
of Ernest Cleveland MERCER and Ada Ann CHANCELLOR. He was a farmer and a member of Hudson Masonic Lodge. He is survived by three daughters, Anna Bell ZACHERY of Leitchfield; Rebecca MERCER of Cecilia, KY, and Lisa MERCER
of DePauw, Indiana; two sisters, Ona CRAYCROFT and Lorrain ALLEN, both of Brandenburg, KY; and his former wife, Gladys MERCER of Radcliff, KY. Also surviving are six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services
were held on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home with the Mary Jo Kruer, Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Kentucky.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, April 22, 2004)
Harlie WILLIAMS, age 97, of Upton, KY, died on Saturday, March 27, 2004 at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab in Elizabethtown. He was a member of Little
Clifty Methodist Church, a farmer, ran a store in Millerstown and Upton and was a star route carrier for Clarkson for 21 years. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by his wiife, Velma MANION WILLIAMS;
father, John Isom WILLIAMS; mother Vina FULKERSON WILLIAMS; infant son, Adrian WILLIAMS; two brothers, Everett WILLIAMS and Ernest WILLIAMS. Also surviving is one granddaughter, Martha Sue WILLIAMS. He is survived by son,
Norbert WILLIAMS of Sonora, KY; granddaughter, Norita WINK of Sonora; grandsons, Mark WILLIAMS of Upton and Michael WILLIAMS of Sonora. Also surviving are 13 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren, and
niece, Louvene WEATHERHOLT. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 29, 2004 at Manakee Funeral Home in Upton with Rev Clifford Ward officiating. Burial was in the Old Lone Oak Cemetery.
Roy L. DENNISON, age 93, of Gays, IL died on Monday, October 13, 2003 in Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care in Mattoon, Il. Roy was born on November 17, 1909 in Grayson County as the son of Henry Joshua and Lydia Jane CHANCELLOR DENNISON. He was a member of Hanging Rock Baptist Church in Leitchfield, and attended Smyser Christian Church in Gays, IL. He was a member of the George A. Sentel Masonic Lodge #764 of Sullivan, IL. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois D. YOUNG; his parents, seven sisters, and three brothers. He is survived by his brothers, Stanley C. DENNISON of Leitchfield and Percy DENNISON of Louisville. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, October 15, 2003 in McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan, IL.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, October 15, 2003)
Betty Marcalene WILLIAMS, age 75, of Indiana, formally of Spring Lick, Kentucky, died on Friday, May 9, 2003 at the Millers Merry Manor in Indiana. She was born on May 23, 1927 in Grayson County as the daughter of Elza and Dimple PAYTON BEATTY. She was a member of Faith Trinity Pentecostal Church of Shelbyville. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Alvie WILLIAMS; and one brother. She is survived by two sons, Charles WILLIAMS of Fairland and Ray WILLIAMS of Flat Rock, Indiana; one brother Bryan BEATTY of Caneyville, Kentucky; and one sister, Florence OLLER of Louisville, Kentucky. Also surviving are four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Rev Perry Fouts officiating. Burial was in the Williams Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, May 13, 2003)
Omer Darrell FULKERSON, 90, of Rt. 1, Clarkson died February 19, 1986 at the Grayson County Hospital. Mr. FULKERSON was born January 8, 1896, the son of Thomas and Celia FULKERSON. He was a retired farmer, World War II Veteran and a member of the the Clarkson Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Alta MILLER FULKERSON; two sons, Darrell FULKERSON of Colorado and Larry William FULKERSON of Clarkson; one daughter Connie Elaine MEREDITH of Texas; four grandchildren and two great Grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held February 22 at the Dermitt Funeral Home, Rev. Grover WESTOVER and Rev. Clifton HAYES, officiating, with burial in the Little Flock Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette)
James FULKERSON, 75, farmer of Route 1, Clarkson died November 13, 1983 at the Grayson County Hospital. He was born March 18, 1908 in Grayson County, the son of George I. FULKERSON and Sudie HORNBACK FULKERSON. He was the husband of Lizzie LOGSDON FULKERSON. Survivors other than his wife include Three daughters, Mae SEGO of Clarkson, Juanita FULKERSON of Rolling Hills Estates, California., and Nora Lee TOMES of Leitchfield; one son James E. FULKERSON of Clarkson; one brother Vess FULKERSON of Hodgenville; three sisters Sylvia ESTES of Princeton, Ind. Minnie FRANKLIN of Big Clifty and Nora FULKERSON of Sonora; 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. One daughter Almeda FULKERSON preceded him in death. Funeral services were held November 16, 1983 at the Little Flock Baptist Church by the Rev. Clifton HAYES with interment in the Little Flock Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette)
Bertie M. BELL, 85, formerly of Big Clifty died on Sunday, May 5, 2002 at Beaver Dam Health Care. She was born on 28 Mar 1917 as the daughter of the late Rush B. WILLIAMS and Della FULKERSON WILLIAMS. She was a housewife and a retired from Kane Manufacturing Company She was preceded in death by her
husband, Hartford BELL. She is survived by one brother, John WILLIAMS of Louisville and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 7, 2002 at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home. Burial was in the Little Flock Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, May 9, 2002)
Herbert FULKERSON, age 87, of Big Clifty, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at the Elizabethtown Health & Rehab Center. He was born on December 4, 1915 in Horntown, Kentucky as the son of Charles and Addie
Phillips FULKERSON. He was a member of the Little Clifty Methodist Church. He is survived by two brothers, Alvis and Harlie FULKERSON, both of Leitchfield; one sister, Velma FULKERSON; and two nieces, Rita MILLER of Elizabethtown and Dr. Gay FULKERSON of Leitchfield. Funeral services were held on Friday, February 7, 2003 at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel in
Leitchfield. Burial was in the Little Clifty United Methodist Church
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, February 13, 2003)
Ralph Roger BOONE Sr., age 82, of Caneyville, died Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. He was born on September 11, 1921 as the son of Daniel Forest and Inez SHAW BOONE. He was a member of the New Harvest Baptist Church and a member of the Caneyville Masonic and Eastern Star. He served as Grayson County Sheriff 1958-1961, and was the owner of BOONE's Motor Co. & Body Shop. He is survived by his wife, Christine STRASBURGER BOONE of Caneyville; three sons, Roy Daniel BOONE of N.C., Michael Wayne BOONE of Caneyville, and Ralph BOONE Jr. of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren, Clay Lile BOONE of Clarkson, David BOONE of Nicholsville, Ky., and Melissa BOONE; also surviving are four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 24, 2004, at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville with Rev. Andy Vance officiating. Burial was in the McCandless Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the McCandless Cemetery of the New Harvest Church.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, July 26, 2004)
Jesse Doyle BEATTY age 96; of Sellersburg - Funeral services for Jesse Doyle BEATTY, 96, of Sellersburg, will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Scott Funeral Home - North Chapel, with interment in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, both in Jeffersonville. He died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at Sellersburg Health & Rehab Center. He was a native of Irvington, Ky., and a retired production worker at Devoe Reynolds. Survivors include two daughters, Rosanna FRANZ, Henryville, and Dorothy "Lou" GANNON, Palm City, Fla.; a brother, Frank BEATTY, Kissimmee, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Catherine BEATTY; and his parents, Joseph Clay BEATTY and Alice Wilda BEATTY. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the funeral home.
(Published: The Jeffersonville Evening News, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002)
Everett Ray CRAIG, age 84, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky died on Sunday, December 29, 2002 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, He was a member of Longview United Methodist Church in Radcliff, Kentucky; Masonic Lodge #500 and Order of Eastern Star #127 in Big Clifty; Royal Arch Masons and Amoranth Selby #3 in Elizabethtown, Commandry, and Kosair Shrine in Louisville, Kentucky; Representative of the Lincoln Trail Advisory Council for the aging, and he was also a Kentucky Colonel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marcella BEATTY CRAIG, and his parents Enos Sigel and Dolly; four brothers, Charles, Emmett, Willie and James CRAIG; three sisters, Euna VANDIVER, Gertrude RICHARDSON, and Minni ALLEN. He is survived by special friends, Lois and Richard HIMES, Wally SHEHAN, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at Longview United Methodist Church Funeral Home in Radcliff, Kentucky with the Rev. Lynn HARMON and Rev. David HARTING officiating. Burial was in the Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, Jan 9, 2003)
Justin CLARK, age 89, of Leitchfield died on Tuesday, December 24, 2002 in Leitchfield. He was born on May 16, 1913. He was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and WWII Veteran of the Army. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, James Isaac CLARK and Sarah Ellen PEARL CLARK. He is survived by his wife, Virginia CLARK of Leitchfield; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 28, 2002 at St. Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Martin E. HAYES officiating. Burial was in the St. Paul Cemetery.
(Published: Grayson County News-Gazette, January 3, 2003)
Gertrude Arnold EVANS, age 91, died Monday, September 30, 2002 in Leitchfield, Grayson Co., KY. She was the widow of Earl Delmar EVANS. Mrs. EVANS was a native of Caneyville. She was preceded in death by her father, Daniel Forest BOONE; her mother, Snowie Inez (SHAW) BOONE; seven brothers: William Hollis BOONE, Pointer D. Myers (Jay) BOONE, Hobart Hillary (Bud) BOONE, Kenneth Kermit BOONE, Leon BOONE; two sisters: Sudie Mae (BOONE) JONES, and Ada Louise BOONE; one daughter, Anna Laura EVANS; and one grandson, William Todd WHITE. Survivors include, her brother, Ralph Roger BOONE; three daughters: Christeen FENTRESS, Juanda Louise MEDLAR, and Lynda Laverne JONES; seven grand- children, and 15 great-grand- children. Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 3, 2002 from 2:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 4, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville, KY with Rev. Randy DEWEESE officiating. Interment in the Cain Cemetery immediately after the service.
Rance A. GREEN,
73, of Leitchfield, passed away March 27, 2001 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in
Elizabethtown. Born July 12, 1927, he was the son of John K. and Mary Elizabeth
(BEATTY) GREEN, who preceded him in death. Suvivors include his wife, Irene
GREEN of Leitchfield; one son, Everett GREEN of Greenville; two daughters, Reba
SKAGGS and Brenda HUFFMAN, both of Leitchfield; one brother, Robert GREEN of
Hodgensville and one sister, Ruelma HATFIELD of Leitchfield; eight
grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive. He was preceded in death
by one son, Edwin. Funeral services were held March 30,2001 at the
Watkins-Ellis-Mayes Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Wayne Clemons
officiating. Burial followed in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens.
(The Leitchfield Record, April 5, 2001).
Robert Fielding GREEN, 82, of Hodgenville died on Sunday, September 8, 2002 in Elizabethtown. He was born on February 2, 1920 as the son of John and Mary BEATTY GREEN. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a retired Mill operator for the Anaconda Aluminum Company. He is survived by his wife, Jewell GREEN of Hodgenville; one son, Keith GREEN of Hodgenville; one sister, Reuelma HATFIELD of Leitchfield; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 10, 2002 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Rev. Naomi PATTERSON officiating. Burial was in the Antioch Cemetery in Breckinridge County.
(The Grayson County News-Gazette, September 20, 2002).
LEITCHFIELD - - Randy BEATTY, 44, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2002 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Dermitt Funeral Home, with burial in Yeaman Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
(Published July 31, 2002 in the Louisville Courier-Journal)
FROM THE LEITCHFIELD GAZETTE, AUGUST 1, 2002:
Randy BEATTY 1957-2002
Randy BEATTY, 44, of Leitchfield died on Sunday, July 28, 2002 at the Hardin
Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
He was born on November 9, 1957 in Grayson County as the son of Mitchell and
Doris DUGGINS BEATTY.
He is survived by two sons, Brad and Jarrod BEATTY of Leitchfield; two
brothers, Jerry BEATTY of Caneyville and Everett BEATTY of Hawesville and
one sister, Jean ROOF of Shrewsbury.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 31, 2002 at the Dermitt
Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Denver Young officiating.
Burial was in the Yeaman Cemetery.
A. Preston ``Corky'' BEATTY Sr., 60, died Wednesday at Clark Memorial Hospital. He was an employee for Watercom Inc. and retired agent for USF&G Insurance. Survivors: his wife, the former Nancy R. MONTGOMERY; a son, A. Preston BEATTY Jr.; daughters Jodie and Dani M. BEATTY and Dolly GRAY; his mother, Martha B. BEATTY; a brother, John D. BEATTY; a sister, A. Sissy BOOK; and a grandson. Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday, Coots. Burial: Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation: 3-9 p.m.Friday. Memorial gifts: American Stroke Association, 8700 Lamar, Overland Park, Kan. 66207 or Our Lady of Providence Scholarship Fund.
(Published July 2001 in the Louisville Courier-Journal)
LOUISVILLE AREA DEATHS
Publication Date: February 18, 1991
Source: The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY
Obituary: Baymus Lee BEATTY, 68, of Valley Station, died Saturday at Humana
Hospital-Southwest. He was a native of Ohio County. Survivors: a son, David W.
BEATTY; three daughters, Phyllis GREENWELL of Crestwood, Alice HANNAH and Mary
FLETCHER; a stepson; three stepdaughters; two brothers, Robert W. BEATTY of
Shively and John R. BEATTY of Indiana; two sisters, Roberta BROWN and Sue NEAL;
14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Champaign-Murray M. BEATTY, 93, of Champaign, formerly of Pontiac [IL], died at 11:05 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 11, 2001) at Care Centre of Champaign. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at South Side Cemetery, Pontiac. The Rev. Allen MILLER will officiate.
There will be no visitation. Harris-Martin-Burke Funeral Home, Pontiac, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. BEATTY was born Nov. 19, 1907 in Grayson County, Ky., a son of Miles Marian and Sarah C. SANDS BEATTY. he married Eula Lee STONE on Aug. 4, 1929, in Kentucky. She died Nov. 21, 1963. He married Thelma MARTIN on April 5, 1965, in Champaign. She survives. Also surviving are two nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by a daughter, a sister, two half brothers and two half sisters. Mr. BEATTY attended Grayson County Schools in Kentucky. He farmed
for 17 years near Pontiac. He worked at Mormon Feed at Quincy for seven years and at Mercantile Exchange for L. B. Price in St. Louis for 30 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church at Champaign. Memorial contributions may be made to Care Centre of Champaign.
(The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Saturday, October 13, 2001)
Sr., Hardinsburg, received word Tuesday of the death of his sister, Mrs. Sadie
TRIPLETT of Miller, Nebraska. Mrs. TRIPLETT and her daughter, Mrs. William
KUHLMAN, were returning to their home in Nebraska after a visit with her
brother and family when they were involved in an accident in Phillipsburg,
Kansas. Mrs. KUHLMAN received minor injuries, but Mrs. TRIPLETT's death was the
result of injuries received in the accident. Mrs. TRIPLETT is a former resident
of Breckinridge County. Her husband, Floyd, died three years ago. Survivors
beside her brother and daughter include several nephews and nieces who live in
Kentucky, two other daughters and four sons. Funeral services and burial were
in Kearney, Nebraska, on December 27, 1963.
(Published January 1964 in the Breckinridge News, Hardinsburg, KY)
TUNCIL, 77, of 148 Main Street in Big Clifty died on Thursday, March 1, 2001 at
the Tri-County Hospital in LaGrange, Oldham County, Kentucky. She was born on
September 19, 1923 as the daughter of the late Mary Bell VICK and Thomas Milton
TUNCIL. She attended the Big Clifty Methodist Church and Antioch Christian
Church. She is survived by one sister, Myrtle KLINGLESMITH of Big Clifty; and
one brother, John M. TUNCIL of Big Clifty. Funeral services were held on
Sunday, March 4, 2001 at the Rogers Funeral Home with Bro. Harvey CRADDOCK
officiating. Burial was in the Antioch Cemetery.
(Published March 7, 2001 in the Grayson County News-Gazette)
KING, 78, died shortly after being taken to Breckinridge Memorial Hospital,
Tuesday, May 16, 1961 at 9 a.m. following a heart attack. Surviving are his
wife, one daughter, Mrs. David O. MEADOR, of Hardinsburg; Earl, of Harned;
James, of Irvington; Loyd and Seth of Guston; William, of Louisville. Floyd
preceded him in death eight years ago; twenty one grandchildren, one great
grandson, one sister, Mrs. Floyd TRIPLETT, of Miller, Nebraska; one brother,
Lovel KING, of Hardinsburg. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at
Rosetta Methodist church of which he was a member. The Rev. W. P. SMILEY
officiated and the Dowell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Burial
was in Bethel Cemetery. Members of the Masonic Lodge had charge of graveside
services. He was a member of Bewleyville Masonic Lodge.
OBITUARY: Lillie Mae Hall
Lillie M. Hall Genier, 85, Indianapolis, died March 26, 2001. She was a head cashier 27 years for Kroger Co., retiring in 1969. Services: 2 p.m. March 29 in Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. March 28 and from noon March 29. Burial: Lincoln Memory Gardens, Whitestown, IN. She was the widow of Lawrence R. Genier. Survivors: grandchildren David Burton, Steven McDonald, Linda McLean, Barbara Neil; Seven great-grandchildren.
(Published: March 27, 2001)
IN LOVING MEMORY OF LILLIE M. (Hall) GENIER
Lillie was born on Sept. 7, 1915 in a log cabin at Cave City, KY. Her parents were Francis Shellie Hall and Flora Belle Thompson. When Lillie was 6 weeks old, her family moved to Noblesville, Indiana. Their house in Noblesville had a hand pump in the kitchen for water and a coal stove in the living room for heating the entire house. At the age of 13, Lillie and her family moved to 402 South Warman Street in Indianapolis. On Warman, Lillie's family had their first home with running water and toilets. Lillie never graduated from high school. She went to Washington High School until her sophomore year. She then withdrew from school to get a job to help support her family. When Lillie was 16 she went to work at Kuleff's Bakery on 10th St. and made $12.00 a week. When Lillie was 20, she married Ronald Tevault and had a daughter, Joyce Marie Tevault. Their marriage ended after 10 years. She went to work for her brother Orien, at Kroger's Grocery Store. It was supposed to be a 2 weeks job, but she worked a total of 27 years for the Kroger Co., retiring in 1969 as head cashier. While working for Kroger's she met and married Lawrence Genier. Lillie and Lawrence moved to a double, which they shared with Ed and Vi Genier on La Salle St. Lillie lived in this home for over 45 years. She had been married to Mr. Genier for 25 years prior to his death in Jan. 1972. In April of 1972, her only child, Joyce and her son-in-law were killed in an automobile accident. At the age of 56 Lillie accepted the responsibility of raising her grandchildren, David 10 and Barbara 9. Lillie enjoyed spending time with her family, the monthly lunches with the Kroger Girls and visiting with friends. Lillie had many experiences in life including being able to survive the depression, the loss of her parents, the loss of her siblings, World War II, the loss of her husband and the loss of her only child. Through all of this, Lillie was still able to gain strength from her friends and endure to the end. Lillie passed away on March 26, 2001, sleeping comfortably in her bed. She will be missed by all that have known her. Lillie is survived by her four grandchildren: Linda McLean, Steve McDonald, David Burton, and Barbara Neal: seven great-grandchildren.
S.S. JAMISON died at his home near this place Friday night and was buried
at the Odd Fellow's Cemetery Saturday. The religious service was conducted by
Rev. E. Bailey. He was also buried with Masonic honors, Col. Norton Moses
conducting the service.
Mr. Jamison was near four score years of age, and
was an exemplary Christian gentleman. He was an elder in the Cumberland
Presbyterian Church, and ever faithful in his Christian duties and his
obligations to his fellow-man.
Mr. Jamison had been a citizen of this county for many years, and he will be
sadly mnissed by many of our citizens. The Bulletin extends condolence to the
not Col. Stevens or some other close friend of deceased furnish an obituary for
Dec 1, 1904
A GOOD OLD MAN GONE
I delight to be in the society of men older than myself, so the gradual going
out of the patriarchs is to me a source of infinite pathos. May those of us in
this community who are soon to follow him to the grave be as well prepared as
my late friend, S.S. JAMISON.
Months ago, the close observer noticed that his
steps were getting slower, his visits to town less frequent, and he began to be
missed from his accustomed seat in the church and Sunday School. For many a
day, the writer of this will regret the absence of his tall gaunt form, his
kindly greeting, his unfailing good humor and words of cheer.
Mr. Jamison was a native of Illinois, the
rigorous climate of which was too much for him, so he was advised by his
physician, who suspected he had incipient consumption, to seek the Sunny South,
and he has lived in Texas over 40 years. The fact that he reached past the
allotted three score and ten years is an eloquent tribute to the temperate life
he has led. Had he survived til next June the 8th, he would have been 78 years
The dominant traits of Mr. jamison's character
were firmness, cheerfulness, courage, strong convictions, and stern religious
duty, partaking of the nature of the old Scotch covenanters, of whom he
reminded me, and from whom he was descended. One of his ancestors fought at the
siege of Londonderry.
I said a noticable trait was a piety, but it was
not of the dismal, sanctimonious kind; with the most clock-like regularity at
service, there was sunshine in his devotions. He and I were comparing notes
once as to Sunday School experience. My record was over fifty years, barring the
time I was a Confederate soldier. He modestly remarked, "I can beat you: I
have been going to Sunday School over sixty years!" Sunday after Sunday
for years, he walked to the Presbyterian house of worship, in Burnet, a
distance of one and a half or two miles, in all sorts of weather, until
declining health forced him to desist. What an example to the rest of us!
Another tie that bound me to him was his ardent
belief and practice of Prohibition. Next to his religious views, the theme of
his heart was opposition to the accursed Liquor Traffic. May the memory of his
brave, consistent course here cause many a boy who knew him to "go and do
As I stood by his bedside and studied his giant
form, his majestic face and head, saw this consistent, brave, restless spirit
go out like a candle with the stainless life passing into the hands of the
recording angel, I recalled Victor Hugo's description of Jean Valjean's death:
"Those august hands moved no more...Without doubt, in the gloom some
mighty angel was standing, with outstretched wings, awaiting the soul."
Those who knew Samuel S. Jamison well, know how
to sympathize with the devoted daughter and his brave sons. I do with all my
Rest from thy labors, worthy old friend! Well can
you say with heroic Paul: "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my
course, I have kept the faith; hence forth there is laid up for me a crown of
righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge shall give me at that day;
and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing."
Burnet, Nov. 25, 1904
the Burnet Bulletin dated Feb 13,1902
Jamison informs us of the sad news of the death of his son, W.O. Jamison, who
passed away February 1st, near Ban Arnold, Texas. He died of pneumonia. Mr.
Jamison was a good citizen, and had many friends in Burnet county who will
deeply regret his death. He leaves many dear relatives to mourn his death. To
the aged father and other near relatives, the Bulletin extends sincere
Cecil Brent JAMISON,
95, of 406 Anders St. died Wednesday, November 27, 1985, in a local hospital.
Funeral services were at 2:00 pm today in Adams Funeral Chapel, the Rev. A.A.
BRATCHER officiated. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin, Texas. Mr.
JAMISON was born March 20, 1890 near Glen Rose, Tx., the son of John Kenner
JAMISON and Ella Nelia LOVE JAMISON. He married Annie Averil OWEN Dec. 24,
1913, in Calvert, Texas, Robertson county. As a lad he worked as a ranch hand
in the Indian Territory which is now the state of Oklahoma. He spent most of
his life as an automobile mechanic. He graduated from Ford Motor Company
mechanic school in the early 1920's. He moved to Marlin from Hearne, Texas, in
1930 and was employed by the Ford dealership, Hackel Motor Company, and later
at Garrett Motor Company. He retired in 1978 at the age of 88. Accounts of his
habit of carrying a small flower in his mouth published in Ripley's Believe It
or Not and newspapers across the nation won him many new acquaintances. Mr.
JAMISON was an active member of the first Baptist Church of Marlin, Texas.
Survivors include his wife of Marlin: two sisters, Mrs. W.T. (Norvella )
STRAMER of Austin, Texas and Mrs. Jim (Cornelia) OTTINGER of Desert Center
Calif.; several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Mrs. L.D. (Annie June) PHELPS
died September 25, 1985. Eight brothers and sisters also preceded him in death.
the Marlin Democrat, Marlin, Texas, November 29, 1985
Notes from Diane Jamison,
Brent's double third cousin: Brent was a tall, thin man, who never met a
stranger, and had a very positive effect on those he met. He would call on the
telephone every New Years Day, those he loved dearly (no one knows how many),
and wish them a Happy New Year. I was among the list and have dearly missed his
voice for many years. He always had a flower (a Bachelor's Button) in the
corner of his mouth and if he went home for lunch from his work, had a fresh
one in his mouth. He was our favorite cousin, and he created a lasting sweet
memory in the minds of many relatives and friends.
Howard KING, 72, died suddenly on Saturday, March 29, 1986, at his Guston
residence. He was born in Breckinridge County on May 28, 1913, a son of the
late Charles F. and Fannie Turpin KING. His wife, Mrs. Bessie DOWELL KING
preceded him in death in 1962. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Nellie MEADOR,
Hardinsburg, brothers, Loyd and Seth KING, both of Guston, and James KING of Rt
1, Irvington; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2
p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Alexander Funeral Home, Irvington, with the
Rev. Thomas WILLIAMS officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Cemetery, near
KING died December 7, 1952 at Nichols Hospital in Louisville at the age of 29
years, 3 months and 13 days. The Funeral service was held at the Bethel
Cemetery conducted by Rev. D. A. MEADOR. Undertaker in charge was Mr. STURGEON,
of Brandenburg. He was buried with military honors by the V.F.W. of
Hardinsburg. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Faye KENDALL KING and two sons,
Thomas Ray and James Earl, of Brandenburg, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie
KING, of Irvington, brothers, Howard, of Hardinsburg, Bill of Louisville, Joe,
Earl, Lloyd and Seth, of Irvington, and James, of Denver, Colorado, one sister,
Mrs. Nellie MEADOR, of Hardinsburg, a number of nieces and nephews; one uncle,
Lovel KING, of Hardinsburg, and one aunt, Mrs. Floyd TRIPLETT, of Grand Island,
Earl KING, 45, of Guston, died Sep. 29, 1966 at theVeteran's Administration Hospital in Louisville. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 3, at the Baptist Church of Guston by the Rev. Dan WHITAKER assisted by
the Rev. Garry OLIVER. Rev. OLIVER sang "How Great Thou Art." Burial
was in Bethel Cemetery. Masonic rites were said at the graveside by A. H.
PAYNE, Jr. Pallbearers were M. S. ROBINSON, Asa BASHAM, James LEWIS, Rev. J. A.
LAWHORN, Howard BENNETT and Ray ASHLEY. Surviving, in addition to his wife, the
former Elnora GLASSCOCK, are two daughters, Mrs. Lloyd SKALICKY of Powers Lake,
North Dakota, and Miss Anna KING of Guston; his mother, Mrs. Fannie KING of
Guston; six brothers, Howard, Joe and Seth KING of Guston, William KING of
Louisville, and James KING of Irvington; and one sister, Mrs. David MEADOR of
Hardinsburg. A native of Breckinridge County, he was affiliated with the Baptist
Church. Mr. KING was a member of Breckinridge Masonic Lodge No. 67 and a
Veteran of World War II. Dowell Funeral Home was in charge.
Nell MISSI, age 26 of Sellersburg, Indiana, was fatally injured in an
automobile accident in Jeffersonville, Indiana on August 25, 1970. Born March
9, 1944, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Owen MEADOR of Hardinsburg,
who survive. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Missi is survived by her her
husband, Roy MISSI of Sellersburg; a sister, Mrs. Marie BUTLER of Harned; two
brothers, Paul MEADOR of Axtel and Gene MEADOR of Hardinsburg; grandmothers,
Mrs. Fannie KING of Irvington and Mrs. Russia MEADOR of Hardinsburg. Interment
was in the Ivy Hill Cemetery, Hardinsburg, under the direction of the R. T.
DOWELL Funeral Home. Pallbearers included Kenneth CLARK, James KING, Charley
MEADOR, Donald HODGES, Gary TATE and Howard KING. Funeral services were
conducted from the Friendship Baptist Church by the Rev. Wayne BASHAM on
Friday, August 28, 1970 at 11:00 a.m.
KING, Sr., 73, died May 12, 1966 at Breckinridge County Memorial Hospital. He
was born at Custer, KY., February 20, 1893, the son of Mary Elizabeth BEATTY
KING and William T. KING. Funeral services were conducted May 15 at 2:00 p.m.
from the Hardinsburg Methodist Church with Rev. Dudley FISH officiating. Burial
was in Ivy Hill Cemetery with Dowell Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were
Herbert ARMES, Jimmy DOOLEY, James STINNETT, Earl WILSON, David MEADOR, and
Earl ROSS. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alma DENHAM KING; two sons, William
Stoie of Louisville, and Lovel Jr., of Hardinsburg; three daughters, Mrs. James
B. (Ruth) WILLIAMS of Henderson, Mrs. William F. (Fern) WEST of St. Clair
Shores, Michigan, and Mrs. James R. (Thera) KING of Route 2, Leitchfield, 13
grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
(Published in the Irvington Herald in Irvington, KY)
services for Mrs. Fannie C. KING were held at the Rosetta United Methodist
Church on September 4, conducted by the Rev. Wayne BASHAM. The burial was in
the Bethel Cemetery, directed by the Dowell Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Paul
MEADOR, Billy KING, C. W. KING, Gene MEADOR, Marty ROBERTS and Lovel KING, Jr..
Mrs. King died September 1, 1971 at the Breckinridge Memorial Hospital at the
age of 83. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. David O. MEADOR of Hardinsburg;
and six sons, Howard, Lloyd and Seth KING of Guston, Joe KING of Hardinsburg,
James KING of Irvington and William KING of Louisville.
Published: September 9, 1971, Irvington Hearld, Irvington, KY)
Eva M. MILLER,
93, formerly of Louisville, died Sunday at Meadow View Health Center. She was
the former Eva BEATTY, a native of Leitchfield, Ky., a retired cafeteria worker
for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. and a member of 18th Street Baptist
Church in Louisville. Survivors: a son, Owen STONE of Jeffersonville; a
stepdaughter, Odele BENNETT of Louisville; a brother, Jess BEATTY of
Cincinnati; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral: 11 a.m.
Thursday, Owen Funeral Home, Louisville. Private burial: Resthaven Memorial
Park. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Publication Date: January 03, 1995 Source: The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY
Page: 03B Subjects: DEATHS Region: Kentucky Obituary: SALEM
Alice BEATTY, 84, died yesterday at 9 p. m. at her home, 609 W. Market Street,
Jeffersonville. She was the widow of Joseph Clay BEATTY. Mrs. BEATTY, who had
lived in Jeffersonville most of her life, was a member of the Cumberland
Presbyterian Church in Garfield, Kentucky. She is survived by four sons, Rena
"Bill" BEATTY, Jess BEATTY and Arthur BEATTY, all of Jeffersonville,
and Franklin BEATTY, Caseyville, Illinois; four daughters, Mrs. Charles
Gillenwater and Miss Mildred BEATTY, both of Jeffersonville, and Mrs. Raymond
Moser, and Mrs. Mary Moser*, both of Scottsburg; a sister, Miss Rosa Priest,
Ervington**, Ky.; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. The body
was taken to the Memorial Mullineaux Funeral Home here.
*Should be "Maines"
**Should be "Irvington"
(Published, "The Evening News", Jeffersonville, Indiana, Friday,
December 20, 1957)
22 (Special) ---- Mrs. George A. CONNER died suddenly at her home here last
Wednesday evening. Mrs. CONNER seemed to have been in very good health, but
while she was doing a few chores about her home she fell in the floor. Mr.
CONNER heard his wife fall and rushed to her and in a few moments she was dead.
Mrs. CONNER was 65 years old. She was born July 8, 1859 in Grayson County,
Kentucky., being the daughter of Frank and Sarah BEATTY. She professed religion
at Old Liberty in 1895 but never united with any church. Surviving are her
husband and six children. Two daughters, Mrs. Oscar BRAMLETTE, of Rosetta; Mrs.
Byron PRIEST, of Custer; four sons Owen CONNER, Wallace CONNER and Walker
CONNER, of Garfield , and Ova CONNER, of Iowa. Funeral service were held at
Bethel Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock conducted by Rev. A. E. BAILEY and
burial in the Bethel Cemetery.
(Published: The Breckinridge News, Cloverport, KY, Wednesday, May 27, 1925,
CONNER, 73, died Monday, June 24, 1957, at Old Masons Home, Franklin, Indiana. The
body was brought to Alexander Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 1:30
p.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clarence BREAR officiating.
Burial was in Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were his Masonic Brothers. Masonic
rites were conducted at the grave by the Bewleyville Lodge No. 228, with A. H.
PAYNE, Jr. Master. Mr. CONNER, a native of Breckinridge County, was a retired
railroad man. He was a Mason and a Shriner. He had been at the Masonic Home for
only a few months. Survivors are brothers, Wallace CONNER, Harned; Walker
CONNER, Irvington; Ova CONNER, Philomath, Oregon; one sister, Mrs. Oscar
(Published: Breckinridge County Herald News, Friday, June 28, 1957)
CONNER, an 81 year-old Irvington Rt. resident, died at 2:05 p.m. Saturday, June
9, 1979, at the Old Mason's Home in Shelbyville. Mr. CONNER, a retired farmer,
was born in Breckinridge County April 26, 1898, the son of the late George and
Lydia BEATTY CONNER. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge F&AM at
Bewleyville. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Skaggs CONNER; Four
daughters, Mrs. Helen Louise Gonterman, Ft. Wayne, Indiana; Mrs. Mary Katherine
ROLLER, Louisville; Mrs. Wilma Jane ANDERSON, Clarksville, Indiana; and Mrs.
Gladys Mae Hardin, Jacksonville, Florida. Also surviving are three sons, Roger
Lee CONNER and Wayne CONNER, both of Irvington and Eugene CONNER,
Jeffersonville, Indiana; a brother Ova CONNER, Philomath, Oregon; 18
grandchildren, a great-grandchild and two step grandchildren. The funeral was
held at 1 p.m. Tuesday from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Irvington,
with the Rev. Don BRUINGTON officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Cemetery.
(Published: Breckinridge County Herald News, Hardinsburg, KY, June 14, 1979)
S. CONNER, 76 a resident of the Masonic Widows and Orphans Home, Louisville,
died there Friday, April 11, 1980. She was born in Breckinridge County April
14, 1903 to Abraham and Elizabeth HAYNES SKAGGS. Her husband, Henry Walker
CONNER, preceded her in death. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Gladys Mae
HARDIN, Jacksonville, Florida, Mrs. Wilma Jane ANDERSON, Clarksville, Indiana,
Mrs. Helen Louise GONTERMAN, Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Mrs. Mary Katherine
ROLLER, Louisville; three sons, Roger Lee CONNER and Roy Wayne CONNER, both of
Irvington, and Kenneth Eugene CONNER, Jeffersonville, Indiana. Also surviving
is a sister, Mrs. Hilda MEADORS of Harned, 18 grandchildren and one
great-grandchild. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Alexander
Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Don BRUINGTON officiating. Burial was in the
Bethel Cemetery near Bewleyville.
(Published: Breckinridge County Herald News)
Priscilla L. "Pat" CONNER, age 58, of Irvington, died suddenly on
Monday, March 6, 2000 at the emergency room of Breckinridge Memorial Hospital.
Born May 31, 1941 in Louisville, Mrs. CONNER was the daughter of the late
George MEYER and Essie HARLAN. She had been a cook for many years in various
restaurants, was a member of the Irvington Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a
member of the Irvington OES #544, a member of the Irvington Homemakers and
enjoyed bowling. Survivors include her husband, Roger L. CONNER; three
daughers, Sharon HILLEY and Lora CONNER, Alabama, and Teresa CONNER, Guston; a
son Roger L. "Rogie" CONNER, Jr., Irvington; two sisters, Helen MEYER
and Faye BAILEY, Irvington; a brother, George MEYER Jr., Indiana; and three
grandchildren. The funeral was held at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, March 9 from the
chapel of Alexander Funeral Home, Irvington, with the Rev. John BUTLER
officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery near Bewleyville. Eastern Star
service was held Wednesday evening by Irvington OES #544.
(Published: The Herald News, Wednesday, March 15, 2000)
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. CONNER received a telegram, Monday, April 10, 1944, from the
War Department saying their youngest son, Cpl. Wilbur F. CONNER was killed in
Italy March the 6th. He was 29 years old and had been in the U. S. Army for
three and one half years. He leaves his parents, one sister, two brothers and
two nieces. He will be greatly missed by both his family and friends.
(Published: Irvington Herald, Friday, April 14, 1944)
BEATTY, 51 who located here from Kentucky only three weeks ago, died of
pneumonia Tuesday afternoon at this residence at 929 Meigs Avenue. He was to be
removed to the hospital for treatment but died before the transfer could be
made. Mr. BEATTY was born May 19, 1871 at Irvington, KY. He was accompanied
here by his wife Mrs. Wilta BEATTY and seven children but the family was increased
by the birth of another child since the arrival of the family. Mr. BEATTY
worked one day at the carworks before he was taken ill. The funeral will be
held at the residence at 2 Thursday, conducted by the Rev. F. M. TOLBERT pastor
of the First Baptist Church. Interment will be at the Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
(Published: The Evening News, Jeffersonville, IN, January 10, 1923)
"Doc" BEATTY, 76, 18 Terrace Heights, Jeffersonville, died Wednesday at
Clark County Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Breckinridge County, a parts
department employee for Bales Motors and a member of Eastern Heights Baptist
Church. Survivors include his wife, the former Martha B. O'NEAL; two sons, A.
Preston and John D. BEATTY, a daughter, Sissy BOOK, New Albany; two brothers,
Frank BEATTY, Kissimmee, Fla. and Jesse BEATTY, Jeffersonville; two sisters,
Mary MAINES and Elizabeth MOSER, both of Scottsburg; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at Coots Funeral Home, with
burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be after 5
p. m. today and from 9 a. m. to 9 p. m. Friday.
(Published: The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Indiana January 1987
services for Mrs. Hessie I. GILLENWATER, 82, 212 W. Maple, Jeffersonville, will
be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Mottaz-Mullineaux Funeral Home, with burial in
Walnut Ridge Cemetery. She died at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at the Twilight Nursing
Home. She was a member of the Maple Street Baptist Church. Survivors include
her husband, Charles GILLENWATER; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth MOSER and Mrs.
Mary MAINES, both of Scottsburg; three brothers, Arthur and Jesse BEATTY, both
of Jeffersonville, and Frank BEATTY of Kissimee, Florida. Visitation at the
funeral home will be after 2 p.m. Saturday.
(Published: The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Indiana, Friday, August 14, 1981)
"Bill" BEATTY, 73, of the National Health Enterprises, 517 N.
Hallmark, Clarksville, died at 8:10 p. m., Friday at the Clark County Memorial
Hospital. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a retired maintenance man
of the Wolfe Kentucky Paint and Varnish Co. Survivors include four sisters,
Mrs. Charles GILLENWATER and Miss Mildred BEATTY both of Jeffersonville, Mrs.
Raymond MOSER and Mrs. Ralph MAINES, both of Scottsburg; three brothers, Jesse
and Arthur BEATTY, both of Jeffersonville and Frank BEATTY, Edwardsville,
Illinois. Friends may call at the Mottaz-Mullineaux Funeral Home,
Jeffersonville, after 6 p. m. today, where funeral arrangements are pending.
(Published: The Evening News,Jeffersonville, Indiana, Saturday, September 25,
services for Miss Mildred A. BEATTY, 62, 434 Division St., Jeffersonville, will
be held at 1 p. m. Tuesday at the Mottaz-Mullineaux Funeral Home,
Jeffersonville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. She died at 7:10 p. m.
Saturday at Clark County Memorial Hospital. Miss BEATTY was a retired
bookkeeper and cashier at the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, where
she worked for 36 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she
was a youth Sunday school teacher for 40 years. She was also a member of the
church choir. Survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Charles GILLENWATER,
Jeffersonville, Mrs. Ralph MAINES and Mrs. Raymond MOSER, both of Scottsburg,
three brothers, Jesse and Arthur J. BEATTY, both of Jeffersonville, and Frank
BEATTY, Edwardsville, Illinois; three nieces; and four nephews.
(Published: The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Indiana, Monday, October 2, 1978)
Mrs Isaac R.
PILE died at nine o'clock a.m. last Sunday at her home near Custer. She left a
baby girl a few hours old which died on Tuesday. Mrs. PILE is survived by her
husband, several step-children, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. CONNER, of near
Rosetta; two sisters, Mrs. Oscar BRAMLETT, of near Rosetta; Mrs. Byron PRIEST
of Custer, four brothers, Owen and Ova CONNER, of Iowa; Wallace CONNER, of
Nebraska; and Walker CONNER who makes his home with his parents. Funeral
service was held at the home and burial was in the family burying ground on Mr.
PILE's farm on Tuesday. (Published: Irvington Herald, Friday, January 5, 1923)
age 76, of Guston died Thursday, March 23, 2000, at his home following a
lengthy illness. Born in Rosetta on August 23, 1923, he was the son of the late
Charles F. KING and Fannie Mae Turpin. He was a carpenter with Mills Lumber
Company in Guston, was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of Cedar Grove
United Methodist Church in Meade County and a member of Irvington Masonic Lodge
#868. His wife Ola Sue KING, preceded him in death in 1995, also a son, Freddie
KING in 1968. Surviving are six sons, Charlie and Mike KING both of Louisville,
Dale KING of Guston, Tim KING of Brandenburg, Tom KING and Jerry KING of
Elizabethtown; two brothers, Seth KING, Guston, and Jim KING, Irvington; and 14
grandchildren. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26 from the chapel
of Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington with the Rev. Dave GARETT officiating.
Burial was in Bethel Cemetery near Bewleyville. Masonic services were conducted
on Saturday evening by the Irvington Lodge #868. The family request expressions
of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Diabetes Foundation, 3043-A
Breckinridge Lane, Louisville, KY 40220. (Published: The Herald News,
Wednesday, March 29, 2000)
(Hessie) BRAMLETT, age 81, died Sunday, February 22, 1970, at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Fred Sacilatto, of Baltimore. She had made her home here in recent
years. Mrs. BRAMLETT is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Fred SACILATTO,
Baltimore, one son Raleigh BRAMLETT, Irvington, two brothers, Walker CONNER of
Irvington, Ovie CONNER of Philomath, Oregon and five grandchildren. The funeral
arrangements are incomplete at this time. (Published: The Breckinridge County
Hearld News, February 26, 1970)
JAMISON 17 Sep 1854 18 May 1911
Last Thursday morning (May 18, 1911) in Burnet, Texas, J. K. JAMISON was shot
and almost instantly killed by J. A. HALL, on the sidewalk in front of the
postoffice. The weapon used was an automatic 25 caliber pistol, and decedent's
body, according to the statement of undertaker STAPP showed four bullet wounds,
three in the front part of the body and one through an arm. In his examining
trial held Friday and Saturday before Judge J. T. WOODWARD, HALL was admitted
bail in the sum of $1,000 with W. C. GALLOWAY, J. R. SEXTON and T. E. HAMMOND
as sureties. Some kind of a difference between the two men, the nature of which
The Burnet Bulletin has not learned, seemed to have been the immediate cause of
the trouble. There were perhaps more than a half dozen eye-witnesses to the
tragedy, and two or three of them heard portions of the conversation preceeding
same. Decedent was a man far past middle age and leaves a large family. He has
been a resident of this County for probably a third of a century or longer. His
acquaintance extended throughout a wide section of the state. Mr. HALL has been
a resident of Burnet for about ten years. Previous to this he resided in
Lampasas County. Until a year or two ago he was engaged in the grocery business
at this place. He is a middle aged man and has several children. His wife died
several years ago. (Reported in the May 25, 1911 edition of The Burnet
Bulletin. Reprinted in the Burnet County History, Volume 1)
Wallace CONNER 14 Apr 1886 15 Nov 1965
Wallace CONNER, 79, died November 15, 1965 at his home on Harned route. Funeral
services were conducted November 18 in the Freedom Cumberland Presbyterian
Church with the Rev. Douglas COMSTOCK officiating assisted by the Rev. Keith
ATWELL and the Rev. S. B. BEDINGER. Burial was in the church cemetery with
Alexander Funeral Home in charge. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lula Haynes
CONNER; one daughter, Miss Mabel CONNER of Harned route; two sons, Alvin CONNER
of Harned route and Jesse CONNER of Garfield: two grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Oscar BRAMLETT, Essix, Maryland; two
brothers, Walker CONNER, Irvington and Ova CONNER of Philanoth, Oregon. Mr.
CONNER was a faithful member of the Freedom Church and attended services as
long as health permitted.
WATSON 09 Jun 1907 08 Dec 1989
Charles R. WATSON, 82, of 2277 Lilac Road, Leitchfield, died Dec. 8, 1989 at
the Grayson County Hospital. He was born June 9, 1907 in Grayson County, the
son of the late James King WATSON and Ada LAYMAN WATSON. His wife, Elsie BEATTY
WATSON survives. He was preceded in death by one brother, Burrell WATSON.
Survivors include, one son Bobby Wade WATSON of Louisville, five sisters,
Thelma BURRESS of Leitchfield, Eva Mae SMITH, Lucilie CATLETT, Allene JOHNSTON,
and Nettie A. McCOMBS all of Louisville, two granddaughters and one great
granddaughter. Funeral Services were held December 10 at Watkins Chapel and
burial was in Mt. Vernon Cemetery located on Highway 259, north of Leitchfield.
18 Mar 1984 19 Mar 1984
Daniel BEATTY, infant, died March 18, 1984 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital.
Born March 18, he was the son of Jerry and Kristie HORGEN BEATTY, of
Leitchfield. Survivors other than his parents include: two sisters, Lisa and
Sarah BEATTY of Leitchfield; paternal granparents, Mitchell and Doris BEATTY of
Leitchfield; maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Nell HORGEN of Minnesota;
maternal great grandparents Fred and Stella HORGEN of Minnesota; paternal great
grandmother Dimple BEATTY of Caneyville; maternal great grandmother Frances
CHINEY of Minnesota. Graveside services were held at the Layman Memorial
Cemetery with Rev. Fred WHITMORE officiating and interment in Layman Memorial
BEATTY 18 Feb 1911 20 Mar 1965
James A. BEATTY, 54, of 1048 Reasor, died at 6:14 p.m. Saturday at Jewish
Hospital. He was an assembly line worker for Ford Motor Co. 24 years. He was a
member of United Automobile Workers Local 862. Survivors are his widow, the
former Julia M. AUBREY; a son, James D. BEATTY; two daughters, Mrs. John C.
TRIPP, Naples, Fla., and Mrs. Donald LANSING; his mother, Mrs. Parzettie
BEATTY, and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at
Russman & Son Funeral Home, 1041 Goss. Burial will be in Evergreen
BEATTY 29 Sep 1867 12 Aug 1951
James Henry BEATTY, 83, died at Hopkinsville on Sunday, August 12. He formerly
was engaged in farming in the Short Creek community. Mr. BEATTY was born
September 29, 1867, in Breckinridge County, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam F.
BEATTY. Mr. BEATTY was married twice, and first wife, Mrs. Nancy A. RENFROW
BEATTY, was the mother of six sons, Wavy, Hersy, Shady, Una, Archie and Elza
BEATTY. His second wife, Mrs. Parzettie JOHNSON BEATTY, is the mother of four
sons, James, Frank, Granvel and Veachel BEATTY, and three daughters, Mrs. Alton
COTTON, Mrs. Scott LANDRUM and Mrs. Fred OLLER. There are 52 grandchildren and
25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at New Hope Baptist Church
on Wednesday by Rev. S. CUMMINGS. Interment was at New Hope, Tom S. ELLIS
BEATTY 16 Feb 1868 31 Dec 1945
James Robert BEATTY, 78, died at 8 p.m., Monday, December 31, at his home in
Leitchfield. Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon from the Mt.
Vernon church by Rev. Z. F. Tucker. Interment was in the church cemetery. Mr.
BEATTY, a retired farmer, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Martha Alice BEATTY;
four daughters, Mrs. Hattie MILLER, of Shively; Mrs. T. S. CRAWFORD, of
Louisville; Mrs. Leonard DRURY and Mrs. Rupert WATSON, both of Leitchfield;
four sons, Wavie, of Louisville; Sherman and Jess, of Cincinnati, and
Herschell, of Memphis, Tenn. He also leaves 13 grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; two half-sisters, Mrs. W. H. LYNCH and Mrs W. T. DRANE,
both of Leitchfield.
One year ago December 31, 1945, God took our husband and father to be with Him
in glory. Only God in heaven knows the heartache and loneliness we have
endured. Friends and relatives have helped to lighten the burden and cheer the
way, and, God has been so good and blessed us in many ways. Although your body
has gone from our sight and will never again hear your voice, you are always
present in our hearts, and many times you have returned to us in our dreams.
Just keep on rejoicing and singing praises to him; we'll join you some day in
that heavenly realm. When our work here is finished, and the Lord says come,
we'll clasp hands up there with our loved one. Mrs. J. R. BEATTY and Children.
BEATTY 23 Oct 1928 09 Nov 1988
Mitchell BEATTY, 60, of Leitchfield, passed away November 9, 1988 at Grayson
County Hospital. Born October 23, 1928 in Grayson County, he was the son of
Elza and Dimple PAYTON BEATTY and was married to Doris DUGGINS BEATTY. He was a
retired employee of Phillip Morris of Louisville. He is survived by his wife of
Leitchfield; three sons, Everett BEATTY of Hawesville, Jerry and Randy BEATTY,
both of Leitchfield; one daughter, Mrs. Jean ROOF of Shrewsbury; one brother,
Bryan BEATTY of Caneyville; two sisters, Marceline WILLIAMS of Caneyville and
Florence OLLER of Louisville, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held
November 12, 1988 at Ellis-Mayes Chapel with Rev. Leonard EMBRY officiating and
interment in the Yeaman Cemetery.
BRATCHER 18 Jun 1919 20 Nov 1989
Wavie E. BRATCHER, 70, of,1609 Falls of Rough Rd., Caneyville, died Nov. 20,
1989 at the Grayson County Hospital. Mr. BRATCHER was born June 18, 1919 in
Butler County, the son of Enos and Verna EMBRY BRATCHER. His wife, Alta Mae
CRUME BRATCHER, survives. He was a retired plumber, a veteran of World War II,
a member of the Caneyville Masonic Lodge and a member of the Cave Hill Church. Other
survivors include: two sons, Wavie Jr. of Caneyville, and David BRATCHER of
California, one daughter, Jessica Deloris KINGERY of Morgantown. Three
grandsons also survive. Masonic services were held Nov. 21 by the Caneyville
Masonic Lodge. Funeral services were held Nov.22 at the Dermitt Funeral Home,
in Caneyville, Rev. Alton BROOKS officiating, with burial in the Laymon
CRUME 09 May 1894 14 Dec 1969
Jesse CRUME, 75, died at his home in Pleasure Ridge Park on Sunday. Born in
Grayson County on May 9, 1894 ,he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake CRUME. He
was married to the former Pallie BEATTY who survives. Also surviving are two
daughters, Mrs Lawrence SALTKIRK of Pleasure Ridge Park and Mrs Wavie E.
BRATCHER of Ganeyville; four grandchildren; five sisters. Mrs. Otis BRYANT,
Mrs. Nora BURDEN, Mrs Buren WILSON, Mrs. D. F. BRATCHER and Mrs. Dolpha WILSON
and three brothers, Arthur, Clarence and Ernest CRUME. Services will be at 1
p.m. today at Ellis Chapel, Caneyville, by Bro Leonard EMBRY. Interment will be
in CRUME Cemetery.
CUMMINGS 02 May 1902 14 Jun 1990
Albert L. CUMMINGS, 88, of Louisville, formerly of Yeaman, died June 14, 1990
in Louisville. Mr. CUMMINGS was born May 2, 1902, the son of Fred and Lillie
BEATTY CUMMINGS. His wife, Merle CRUME CUMMINGS, survives. He was retired from
Reynolds Metal Co. in Louisville and was a member of the Pleasant Grove Masonic
Lodge No. 803. Other survivors include: two sons, Drexel and Philip CUMMINGS;
seven daughters, Geradine WHITE, Kathleen LOGAN, Jo Nell KELLY, Betty WARD,
Dortha BRATCHER, Patsy FELTS and Sadie GEARY; one brother, Harry CUMMINGS; one
sister, Mrs. Flora Dee MAHAURIN. Twenty-two grandchildren and 28
great-grandchildren also survive. Masonic services were held June 16 by the
Pleasant Grove Masonic Lodge. Funeral services were held June 17 at the Dermitt
Funeral Home in Caneyville, Rev. Edd DERMITT officiating, with burial in the
CUMMINGS 09 Jul 1952 07 Dec 1977
Funeral services for a Louisville trade school student who was shot to death
last Wednesday night were held Saturday in Caneyville with burial in Yeaman.
Glenn Dwight CUMMINGS, 25, was found dead in front of the Grim Reapers
Motorcycle Club by Louisville police. Authorities said CUMMINGS, a member of
the club, was shot seven times with a small or medium-caliber, weapon.
Neighbors told officers they heard a loud argument followed by several gunshots
and other witnesses said they saw a man leave the scene in a car shortly after
the shooting. Police are investigating. CUMMINGS was born July 9, 1952 in
Hardin County, the son of Shellie and Dora CUMMINGS of Mammoth Cave, who
survive. Other survivors include two sisters, Veronica WATHEN and Marquita
CUMMINGS of Louisville; his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Randal LAMBERT and Mr.
and Mrs. Albert CUMMINGS of Yeaman; and several nieces, cousins and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Saturday at Arch L. Heady-Ellis Funeral
Home in Caneyville by Rev. Alton BROOKS with burial in Yeaman Cemetery.
Audra B. HUFF
19 Dec 1899 27 Jul 1994
Audra BEATTY, age 94, of the Masonic Widows and Orphans Home in Louisville,
passed away Wednesday, July 27,1994 in Louisville. She was a housewife and a
member of the Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Caneyville Eastern Star #26 and a
member of the Amereth. She was Born December 9, 1899 in Grayson County, the
daughter of William and Mary BELL JOHNSON HUFF. She is survived by one
daughter, Louella FLEENER of Memphis, Tennessee; three sons: Billy of Tacoma,
Washington, Junior BEATTY of Smiths Grove, and James BEATTY of Caneyville. Also
surviving are 18 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 11 great great grand
children and one great great great grandson. Funeral services were held on
Saturday, July 30 at Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville, with Rev. Gary BEATTY
officiating and burial in Layman Memorial Cemetery.
PAYTON 1903 10 Apr 1975
Ollma BEATTY CUMMINGS, age 72, of Olaton, Ky. passed away at St. Joseph Infirmary
on April 10, 1975. She was the daughter of Jim PAYTON and BELL Young, both
deceased, and was the wife of Walton CUMMINGS, who survives. Other survivors
are a daughter; Artie Mae QUIGGINS, Louisville, two sons, A. R. BEATTY and
Mervel BEATTY, both of Louisville, a step-daughter, Oneita CUMMINGS, Tipp City,
Ohio, a step-son, Burrell CUMMINGS, Louisville, three brothers, Joy PAYTON,
Olaton, Nathan PAYTON Bremen, Ky., Riley PAYTON, Rumsey Ky., 6 grandchildren
and 3 great grandchildren. Services were held April 12, 1975 at Watkins Chapel
with Rev. Truman HARDISON officiating and interment was in Yeaman Cemetery,
under the direction of Watkins Funeral Home.
POOLE 21 Feb 1881 09 Jul 1949
Mrs. Martha L. WATSON, 69, died at her home in Leitchfield at 2 p.m. Saturday,
July 9, after an illness of three years. Mrs. WATSON was a daughter of the late
Mr. & Mrs. Robert POOLE, She is survived by her husband, Will WATSON; three
daughters, Mrs. Minnie THOMASON and Mrs. 0. R. FRANK, of Louisville, and Mrs.
D. S. Harrell, of Leitchfield; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ellis Chapel by Rev. C. B. COOTS.
Interment was at Walnut Hill Cemetery under the direction of Tom S. ELLIS.
WILSON 17 Dec 1920 02 Jan 1996
Elsie BEATTY, age 75 of Leitchfield Health Care Manor, Leitchfield died
Tuesday. January 2, 1996 at the Health Care Manor. She was born in Caneyville
on December 17, 1920 as the daughter of Sollie and Eula DAY WILSON. She was a
housewife and was a member of the Short Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by one son, Randal BEATTY of Leitchfield; three sisters, Mary
Katherine CUBBAGE and Peggy SIMS, both of Leitchfield and Barbara Darst of
Louisville; two brothers, D. B. and Floyd WILSON both of Caneyville. She is
also survived by two grandchildren Lana and Vannah BEATTY. Funeral services
were held Friday, January 5,1996 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield
with the Rev. Robert Milam officiating. Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery.
Reed BEATTY 03 Oct 1827 03 Jan 1913
OBITUARY: An Aged Man Gone
Died at his home near Fordsville, Ohio County, Kentucky, January 3, 1913, after
a short illness. William R. BEATTY, the oldest brother of the late M. M. and A.
J. BEATTY, of this county. Uncle Billie was born in Grayson County, October 3,
1827, being 85 years and 9 months old on the day of his death. Besides a wife
82 years old, and six children, he leaves one brother J. R. BEATTY of
Breckinridge, two half brothers, Tram BEATTY of Breckinridge Co. and Henry
BEATTY of Ohio County. His remains were laid to rest January 4 in the old family
burying ground in Hancock County. We extend sympathy to the bereaved family and
relatives. May their loss be his gain.
MATTINGLY 25 Jul 1863 10 Mar 1947
Mrs. Mary Jane MATTINGLY BEATTY on March 15, 1947, died at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. J. C. Sands, in Louisville, Kentucky. Mrs. BEATTY was born July
25, 1863. She was married to J. W. BEATTY in April 1884. He preceded her in
death a little over 6 years ago. She is survived by the following children:
Mrs. W. H. PRYOR of Leitchfield; Mrs. J. K. GREEN; Mrs. J. C. Sands of
Louisville; Mrs. Lonnie ROBINSON of Constantine; W. C. BEATTY, of Leitchfield;
and O. L. BEATTY of Louisville. Three of her children died in infancy. She
leaves two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Ben Taylor of Louisville, Mrs. J. A.
GOFF of Leitchfield and Elza MATTINGLY of Shrewsbury. Mrs. BEATTY was laid to
rest beside her husband, William J. BEATTY who was born in 1862 and died in
1940. They are buried in the Eveleigh Cemetery. She was a member of the
Eveleigh Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She had 24 grandchildren, 18
great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
LYNCH 26 Apr 1893 11 Jul 1929
James Nelson LYNCH 20 Mar 1917 11 Jul 1929
OBITUARY: Former Grayson Man and Son Die in Illinois Crash
Brown LYNCH and James LYNCH victims of Mishaps Thursday Afternoon of Last Week
near Sherman, Illinois; Albert Lee LYNCH Injured.
Illinois, July 12 - Brown LYNCH 36, of near Spaulding, and James LYNCH, his
son, 13 years old, were instantly killed and Albert Lee LYNCH, 4, was seriously
hurt when the truck in which they were riding were struck by a northbound
interurban at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon, July 11, at Hussey crossing north
of Sherman. Hussey crossing is about a mile north of Sherman and one-fourth
mile east of state route four. The road is a narrow dirt wayside drive used
largely for local traffic. Mr. LYNCH and his two sons left his home about 2 o'clock
for Sherman to get a load of coal and were close to Sherman when the accident
happened. The interurban No. 52 of the Illinois Terminal Railroad System, north
bound, was in charge of Orville KREIDER, conductor, and George WASHBOND,
motorman. The car proceeded on to Peoria after the accident. The injured boy
was brought to Springfield and taken to St. John Hospital. According to Alfred
HUSSEY, who resides near the scene of the accident, either the brakes of the
auto failed to work or the engine of the car stalled on the tracks and it was
hit by the interurban head on. As far as could be learned there were no eye
witnesses of the accident other than the motorman of the train. The view was
also expressed by a resident of the community that LYNCH could have been caught
by the car even though cautious. It was stated that, had he first looked south
and then north before proceeding to cross the tracks, he could have been hit by
the interurban coming from the south. Trainmen said LYNCH came to a practical
halt at the foot of the steep grade which leads up to the crossing. The two
were apparently instantly killed. Albert Lee was in a semi-conscious condition
when taken to the hospital and appeared to be suffering more from shock than
from the injuries, which are not believed to be serious. The truck was hurled
about sixty feet alongside the west side of the track, barely missing a
telephone pole. Bodies of the occupants were found near the crossing. Contents
of the pockets of LYNCH were found in a heap near the body. The identify of the
man and boy killed was disclosed by an envelope found near the crossing bearing
the name of Brown LYNCH. The truck license No. 60788 was also issued in that
name. Mr. LYNCH is a truck farmer and when his home was called by the State
Register it was found that he and his two sons had left home a short time
before for Sherman for a load of coal. This was the first information the
family had of the accident and arrangements were immediately made to bring Mrs.
LYNCH to Springfield. The bodies of Mr. LYNCH and son, James, were brought to
the Metcalf undertaking parlors. According to residents of the section around
Hussey crossing, the I. T. S. tracks are visible for more than a quarter of a
mile either way from the crossing. Surviving are Mrs. LYNCH, two daughters,
Mary, aged 14, and Eileen, aged 6, together with the injured son, Albert Lee.
MATTINGLY 20 Feb 1898 16 Jan 1976
Mrs. Ruby J. LYNCH, 77, of 617 W. Calhoun, Springfield, Illinois, died at 6;40
a.m. Friday , January 16, at Springfield, Illinois. She was born in Grayson
County, the daughter of James William and Mary BEATTY MATTINGLY. Her husband,
Arthur Brown LYNCH, died in 1929. She had been a resident of Sangamon County, Illinois
the past 60 years and was a retired employee of the Secretary of State's
Office. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and Rebekah Lodge.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Tip (Mary Frances) Carswell of Pawnee,
Illinois and Mrs. Cecil (Eileen) GOCHANOUR of Springfield, Illinois; a son,
Albert Lee LYNCH of Springfield, Illinois; nine grandchildren; nine great-
grandchildren; two brothers, Willard MATTINGLY of Clarkson, and Herbert
MATTINGLY of Louisville; several nieces and nephews. Services were held January
18 in Staab Funeral Home, Rev. David HOUGHTON officiating. Burial was in Walnut
Hill Cemetery at Williamsville, Illinois.
Stanley MATTINGLY 05 May 1904 17 Nov 1977
Herbert S. MATTINGLY, 73, of 3906 Kennison Avenue, Louisville, died Thursday
morning at the Kentucky Baptist East Hospital. He was the beloved husband of
Mrs. Elsie TUCKER MATTINGLY and the brother of Willard MATTINGLY of Clarkson.
He is survived by three nieces and five nephews. Mr. and Mrs. MATTINGLY are
formerly from Grayson County. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
MATTINGLY. Mr. MATTINGLY retired in 1970 as the founder, owner and operator of
the St. Matthews Trim and Upholstery Company. He was a member of the
Leitchfield Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite. Funeral services were from the
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where he was a member. Dr. Craig
MARTINDALE officiated, assisted by Mr. Herman NELSON. Interment was in
Louisville Memorial Gardens.
TUCKER 10 Sep 1901 19 Jul 1995
Elsie May MATTINGLY, 93, died Wednesday at St. Matthews Manor Nursing Home. She
was the former Elsie TUCKER, a native of Breckinridge County, former owner and
operator of St. Matthews Trim and Upholstery Company and a member of Order of
Eastern Star. Survivors: two sisters, Lula KINGHORN of Tampa, Florida, and
Gertrude GRAY. Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church,
4610 Manslick Road. Burial: Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation: Arch
L. Heady Hikes Point Funeral Home, 4109 Taylorsville Road, 5-9 p.m. Friday.
Memorial gifts: Church memorial fund.
DENNISON Dec 1888 23 Sep 1959
Frank DENNISON, 70, a retired carpenter, who had been ill of a heart ailment
for several years, died at the Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Louisville, on
Wednesday, September 23, 1959, at 3 p.m. He was a member of the Hanging Rock
Baptist Church where Rev. J. B. BROOKS conducted the funeral on Friday at 2
p.m. Interment was in the church cemetery under the direction of the Charles H.
Watkins Funeral Home. Born in Grayson County on June 16, 1889, he was the son
of Jim W. and Kitty DENNISON. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Alta BEATTY
DENNISON; a son, Curtis DENNISON, Leitchfield, and a brother, Henry DENNISON of
Cecilia. Two daughters, Ruby Louis and Wretha and two sons, Melvin and Howard,
preceded him to the grave. There are six grandchilden. He was employed as a
carpenter by John S. Hughes & Son for a number of years.
CUMMINGS 22 Aug 1871 16 Feb 1937
Fred N. CUMMINGS, 65 year old, died Tuesday of last week at about 11:30 p.m.
after a prolonged illness. He is survived by four sons and a daughter, Walton,
Harry, Albert and Shellie CUMMINGS and Mrs. Lee MAHURIN. He also leaves his
widow, Mrs. Lillie CUMMINGS, and a number of grandchildren. Funeral and burial
services were at the Yeaman church and cemetery.
BEATTY 27 Apr 1925 25 Mar 1997
Mr. Russell BEATTY, age 71, of Millwood died Tuesday March 25, 1997, at the
University of Louisville Hospital. He was born April 27, 1925, as the son of
Shady and Annie PRUITT BEATTY. He was a retired logger. He is survived by three
brothers Stanley, Raymond and Cecil BEATTY all of Millwood, two sisters, Ailene
SNYDER of Millwood and Irene PETTREYof Leitchfield, eight nephews and five
nieces. He was preceded in death by one brother, Roy. Funeral services were
held on Thursday March 27, 1997 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville with
Rev. Alton BROOKS officiating with burial in the New Hope Cemetery.
FORTNEY 26 Apr 1907 29 Jan 1991
Mrs. Charles William BEATTY, 83, formerly of Louisville, died Tuesday in Los
Angeles. She was the former Margaret (Maggie) FORTNEY, a native of Central
City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, a retired lunch room manager at Waggener
High School and a member of Beargrass Christian Church. Survivors: a son, Ned
BEATTY of Los Angeles; a daughter, Mary Margaret GWINNER of Savannah, Georgia;
a brother, Broadus B. FORTNEY; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday, Pearson's, 149 Breckinridge Lane. Burial: Resthaven
Memorial Park. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday. (The Courier-Journal, Louisville,
KY. Publication date February 1, 1991.)
HOWARD 28 Mar 1908 14 Dec 1998
Rue HOWARD MATTINGLY, 98, of 328 North Patterson Street, Apartment 14 in
Clarkson died on Monday, December 14, 1998 at the University Hospital. She was
born on March 28, 1909 in Breckinridge County as the daughter of Irvin HOWARD
and Lizzie HOWARD. She was a housewife and a member of the Mt. Hebron
Presbyterian Church. Her parents, and her husband, N. W. MATTINGLY, preceded
her in death. She is survived by four sons, Howard and Leon MATTINGLY, both of
Clarkson, J. C. MATTINGLY of Big Clifty, and Edgar MATTINGLY of Louisville; one
brother, Delbert HOWARD of Madrid; twenty-nine grandchildren and five great
grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 16, 1998 at
the ROGERS Funeral Home in Clarkson with Bro. Abb STANTON officiating. Burial
was in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
BEATTY 05 Jun 1887 25 Feb 1976
Mrs. Cova H. PRYOR, 88, of Route 2, Leitchfield, died February 25 at the
Grayson County War Memorial Hospital. She was born June 5, 1887 in Grayson
County, the daughter of J. W. BEATTY and Mary Jane MATTINGLY BEATTY and the
wife of W. H. PRYOR. She was a member of Eveleigh Cumberland Presbyterian
Church. Survivors include one son, Altus PRYOR of Leitchfield; one daughter,
Lucille SMITH of Leitchfield; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth GREEN of Leitchfield
and Anna ROBINSON of Constantine; seven grandchildren and 18
great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held February 27 at the Eveleigh
Cumberland Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Richard MCQUEEN and the Rev. Arthur
CARTER with interment in Eveleigh Cemetery under the direction of Watkins
MILLER 05 May 1893 27 Nov 1969
Hallie H. MILLER died November 27, 1969, at 12:50 a.m., Thursday at Norton
Memorial Infirmary. He was a retired bus driver for Louisville Transit Company
and was a native of Edmondson County, Kentucky. He was an army veteran of world
War I and was a member of the Taylor Boulevard Church of Christ. Survivors are
his wife, the former Eva M. BEATTY of Grayson County, a daughter Mrs. James H.
(Odele) BENNETT, a stepson Owen STONE and three grandchildren. Also surviving
are a sister Mrs. Henry (Flora) HUTCHERSON and a brother Dan MILLER. Mr. MILLER
was an uncle of Mrs. Donald TEDFORD, Mrs. Shelton WILLIAMS and Bill DAVIS of
Leitchfield. He was a brother-in-law of Mrs. Leonard DRURY and Mrs. Rupert
WATSON of Leitchfield. Services were hold on Saturday, November 29, 1969, at
2:00 p.m. in Louisville.
BEATTY 1930 15 Jan 1991
Leitchfield, Kentucky - Doris BEATTY, 60, died here Tuesday. Funeral, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Ellis-Mayes Funeral Home. Visitation after 5 p.m. Thursday. The
Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY. Publication date January 17, 1991.
PRYOR 17 Jul 1916 02 Jul 1998
Mary Lucille PRYOR SMITH July 17, 1916 July 2, 1998) 81, of Leitchfield died
Thursday, July 2, 1998 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She
was born on July 17, 1916 in Grayson County as the daughter of Henry and Cova
BEATTY PRYOR. She was an owner and partner with her husband Roy SMITH of Smith
Cabinet Shop for 35 years and a member of the Eveleigh Independent Church. She
was preceded in death by her husband Roy SMITH and one son, Darrell SMITH. She
is survived by one son, Ronnie SMITH of Leitchfield; one daughter, Wanda Jean
PAYTON of Macon, Georgia; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday , July 4, 1998 at the Eveleigh
Independent Church in Leitchfield with Rev. James LOVE, Allen JOHNSON, and
Wayne CLEMMONS officiating. Burial was in the Eveleigh Cemetery in Leitchfield.
Wallace PRUNTY 02 Jun 1832 14 Feb 1912
John Wallace PRUNTY died at his home in Leitchfield, February 14, after an
illness of several months. Mr. PRUNTY was born June 2, 1832, and was therefore
nearly eighty years of age. He was born and reared in Grayson County and moved
from his farm on the Hartford road a few years ago. He was married to Miss
Caroline KEFAUVER, who survives him. Besides his wife, he leaves three
children, Mrs. Cliff DUNN, Mrs. John BURRES, Robert PRUNTY and one sister, Mrs.
Mattie BROWN. The funeral was held at the M. E. Church, South, yesterday
afternoon and the remains were laid to rest in the Hill Cemetery.
DUNN 1873 08 Jul 1936
Clifton J. DUNN, 62, former Leitchfield citizen, died at 1:30 Wednesday morning
of pneumonia in Louisville where he had resided the past few years. Burial
services were held at the Walnut Hill Cemetery Thursday afternoon by Rev. T.
Emerson WORTHAM. Mr. DUNN is survived by his wife, Mrs. Josie PRUNTY DUNN, and
one son, Herbert, and a daughter Helen.
DeMeyers (Jay) BOONE 07 Dec 1912 02 Apr 1999
Pointer D. (Jay) BOONE, 86, of 655 North Main Street in Lawrenceburg, died Friday,
April 2, 1999 at his residence. He was born on December 7, 1912 in Grayson
County as the son of the late Daniel Forest and Inez SHAW BOONE. He was retired
15 year owner of the former Boone Hardware Store in Lawrenceburg, former owner
of B & R Motel on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, and served in the U. S.
Army from 1934-1946 including World War II as a Chief Warrant Officer. He was a
member of Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church, the Birdshistell Sunday School
Class and a 58 year member of the Camp Knox Masonic Lodge #919 in Fort Knox. He
was preceded in death by a sister, Sudie Mae BOONE SIMS, and three brothers,
Kenneth K. BOONE, William Hollis BOONE, and H. H., BOONE. He is survived by his
wife of 58 years, Hazel COLLINS BOONE; a sister, Gertrude BOONE EVANS of
Caneyville; one brother, Ralph R. BOONE of Caneyville; and several nieces and
nephews. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 5, 1999 at the
Ritchi-Peach-Todd Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg with Bro. David HILTON
officiating. Burial was in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Casketbearers were Larry
JONES, B, Bill, Jim, Bruce, David, Mike, Tom and Rusty BOONE.
ROGERS 16 Jul 1831 22 Feb 1902
Mrs. Sarah BEATTY died February 22, 1902, at her home at Rosetta, Kentucky. The
deceased was born and raised in Hardin County near Big Clifty. She was married
to F. M. BEATTY in early girlhood and together they journeyed through life for
fifty years. Their early married life was spent in Grayson County near Leitchfield,
removing from thence to Rosetta, in which place they have resided twenty-three
years. Mrs. BEATTY was a devout Christian woman, strong in her convictions as
to right and wrong. She was a faithful member of the Rosetta Southern Methodist
Church. The mother of eight living children who are all grown and well settled
in life, she was surrounded by all at her death. Mrs. BEATTY had been in bad
health for the last two years, but her family never thought of her real
condition until some three weeks previous to her death, when alarming symptions
evinced themselves, and with which she was not constitutionally able to cope.
Her sufferings were great, though she never murmured, but bore them with
Christian fortitude. She was conscious of her condition and ready when the
Master said, "Well done thou good and faithful servant." (A Friend)
(Jim) BEATTY Sep 1868 Apr 1903
Custer, KY, April 14 - (Special) - J. P. BEATTY, son of F. M. BEATTY, of
Rosetta, was buried in the Rosetta Church cemetery Friday. Mr. BEATTY was
living in Louisville at the time of his death. His remains were brought to his
old home to be buried by the side of his mother, who preceded him a little over
a year ago. Mr. and Mrs. Ed TRIPLETT went to Rosetta to attend the funeral. Mr.
BEATTY was a brother of Mrs. TRIPLETT.
(Nannie) BEATTY 23 Jan 1857 26 Dec 1904
While reveling in the happy pleasures of the Christmas holidays, thinking
little of sorrow or trouble, the news flashed over our community last Monday
morning that death's harvester was yet busy in gathering his sheaves, and as is
so often the case, one of the best of our community was summoned to cross the
river in the person of Mrs. Ed TRIPLETT. Her illness was of short duration, and
her death was due to acute pneumonia. Every effort was made to save her but all
in vain. Mrs. TRIPLETT was the daughter of Uncle Frank BEATTY and was born near
West Clifty, Grayson County, Kentucky, January 28, 1857. She was married to
Robert HALL October 16, 1881. Her first husband having died, she married Ed
TRIPLETT, January 10, 1894. She was laid to rest in the family burying ground
December 27, 1904, surrounded by relatives and friends. She was a devoted
member of the Methodist Church and was never happier than when sitting in her
pew, and drinking in the gospel truths she loved so well. To the bereaved ones
it is a sad stroke, but may their lives all be like hers and as triumphant in
the end. She's gone from earth from sin and woe, She's free from toil and care,
She's heard her Savior's welcome voice, And joined him in the air.
BEATTY 1909 16 Jun 1990
Scottsburg, Indiana - Mary E. MAINES, 81, died Saturday at Scott Villa Living
Center. She was a retired employee of SMITH Cabinet Factory and a member of
First Christian Church. Survivors: her husband, Ralph MAINES; and two brothers,
Jess BEATTY of Jeffersonville and Frank BEATTY of Florida. Funeral: 1 p.m.
Monday, Stewart Funeral Home, with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation
after 3 p.m. Sunday. (The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY; publication date
June 17, 1990)
Pauline CAIN 02
Jul 1921 15 Feb 2000
Pauline CAIN, 78, of 3893 MILLERstown Road in Clarkson died on Tuesday,
February 15, 2000 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She was
born on July 2, 1921 in Grayson County as the daughter of Ed Thomas CAIN and
Rosa Bell FULKERSON. She was retired from Kane Manufacturing and a member of
the Little Flock Baptist Church. Survivors include: seven nephews; six nieces;
and several great and great great nieces and nephews. Funeral services were
held on Friday, February 18, 2000 at the Little Flock Baptist Church with the
Bro. Abb STANTON officiating. Burial was in the Little Flock Cemetery.
TRIPLETT 07 Feb 1895 02 May 1967
Kingsburg - Funeral services for Mrs. Nell TUCKER, 72, will be held tomorrow at
10 a.m. in the Creighton Chapel here and burial will be in the Kingsburg
Cemetery. Mrs. TUCKER, a native of Breckinridge County, Kentucky, died Tuesday
in her home at 5306 E. Tulare Street, Fresno, of a long illness. She was a
former resident of Kingsburg. She lived here from 1938 to 1949 when she moved
to Fresno. She and her husband Clyde, observed their golden wedding anniversary
last December 24th. Besides her husband, Mrs. TUCKER is survived by two sons,
Richard TUCKER, of Fresno and M/Sgt Zelba TUCKER of Offutt Air Force Base,
Nebraska; two daughters, Mrs. John PETERSON of Hemet and Mrs. Bert EWY of
Clovis; two brothers, Melvin TRIPLETT of Irvington, Kentucky and William
TRIPLETT of Portland, Oregon; a sister, Mrs. F. R. PEEBLES of Casper, Wyoming;
eleven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Mrs. TUCKER raised her
grandson, William Lloyd PHELPS and she loved him as a son and he loved her as a
mother; this was a special bond that they shared with each other.
TUCKER 11 Oct 1892 10 Apr 1978
Services were held Thursday, April 13th at Creighton Memorial Chapel in
Kingsburg, California for former Leitchfield resident Clyde W. TUCKER, who died
Monday, April 10, 1978 at the age of 85 in Fresno, California. The Rev. William
C. SMITH of Clovis, California officiated at the services. Burial was in the
Kingsburg Cemetery. Born in Rosetta, Kentucky, Mr. TUCKER moved to Kingsburg in
1938. He farmed there until 1949 when he moved to Fresno, where he was employed
by Red Star Industrial Laundry until he retired in 1960. Mr. TUCKER was the son
of Pius Agnaius and Elnora DOWELL TUCKER, both deceased. He married Nell H.
TRIPLETT of Custer on December 24, 1916. She died in 1967. Survivors include
two sons, Richard H. and Zelba F. TUCKER of Fresno; two daughters, Hazel A.
PETERSON of Hemet, California and Irma M. EWY of Clovis, California; a brother,
Robert L. TUCKER of Leitchfield; three sisters, Elsie M. MATTINGLY and Gertrude
GRAY of Louisville and Lula D. KINGHORN of Ft. Myers, Florida; 11 grandchildren
and 10 great-grandchildren.
Norvell (Corky) TUCKER 12 Feb 1929 18 Jun 1946
Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow at the chapel of George
& Beatrice Garner for William Norvell TUCKER who died Tuesday afternoon in
the Fresno County Hospital from injuries received in a motorcycle accident here
April 12. He was 17 years of age. Rev. John MARTIN will officiate and burial
will be in Kingsburg Cemetery. TUCKER was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by
Lloyd ROSEEN which collided with an automobile driven by Lester HUNTER, of
Reedley, at Draper and Smith Streets, April 12. The motorcycle hit the front
end of the car which was traveling up Draper and turned north at Smith as it
attempted to pass the car as it turned. Both riders were thrown to the street.
A coroners inquest will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the George &
Beatrice Garner Mortuary. TUCKER was born in La Porte, Texas, and came to
Kingsburg in 1938. He had recently been discharged from the merchant marine. He
is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. TUCKER; Two brothers, Richard
and Zelba and two sisters, Mrs. Hazel PETERSON, San Diego, and Ima Mae TUCKER.
TUCKER 06 Jul 1936 11 Dec 1944
Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at Ericson's Mortuary for Floyd
Allen TUCKER, eight year old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. TUCKER, who died Monday
morning in a Fresno hospital. He was born in Kentucky and had been an invalid
since birth. He came to Kingsburg six years ago with his parents. Rev. J.
Orville MARTIN was in charge of services and burial was in Kingsburg Cemetery.
Surviving in addition to his parents are two sisters, Mrs. John PETERSON and
Ima Mae TUCKER, Kingsburg, and three brothers, Richard TUCKER, United States
Navy and William and Zelba TUCKER, Kingsburg.
08 Sep 1898 21 aug 1985
Mrs. Alma DENHAM KING, 86, of Hardinsburg, died on Wednesday, August 21, 1985
at the Breckinridge Memorial Hospital, Hardinsburg, after a short illness. She
was born in Breckinridge County on September 8, 1898, a daughter of the late
Mat and Georgia ELKINS DENHAM. Mrs. KING was a member of the Hardinsburg United
Methodist Church. Her husband, Lovel, and four sons preceded her in death.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Thera KING, Route 2, Leitchfield, Mrs.
Ruth WILLIAMS, Henderson, and Mrs. Fern WEST, Port Charlotte, Florida; one son,
Lovel KING Jr., Hardinsburg; a half-brother, A. E. GILLINGWATER, Route 1,
Irvington; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and one
great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, August
23, at the Hardinsburg, United Methodist Church with the Rev. M. E. POWELL and
the Rev. W. Alfred WILLIAMS officiating. Burial was in the Ivy Hill Cemetery,
Hardinsburg, with the Trent-DOWELL Funeral Home, Hardinsburg, in charge of
1908 26 Nov 1992
Jeffersonville, Indiana - Naomi RUDDELL BEATTY, 84, of Division St., died
Thursday, November 26, 1992 at Clark Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the
First Baptist Church for 70 years. Survivors: her husband, Jesse BEATTY; two
daughters, Rosanna FRANZ of Underwood and Louise GANNON of Hialeah, Florida; a
sister, Ida Mary KING of New Albany; eight grandchildren; and 10
great-grandchildren. Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday, Scott Funeral Home. Burial:
Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation: 4-9 p.m. Saturday and 1-9 p.m. Sunday.
Memorial gifts: the church. (The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY; Publication
date November 27, 1992)
24 Dec 1912 29 May 1999
Hartford BELL, 87 of Rural Route 1 in Big Clifty died on Saturday, May 29, 1999
at the Beaver Dam Health Care Center. He was born on December 24, 1912 in
Grayson County as the son of Virgil BELL and Ella MANION. He is survived by his
wife, Birdie WILLIAMS BELL of Beaver Dam, and a sister, Lula LAYMAN of
Louisville. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 1, 1999 at the Rogers
Funeral Home in Clarkson with Rev. Jim LAYMAN officiating. Burial was in the
Little Flock Cemetery.
TUCKER 11 Jul 1922 03 Mar 1992)
Services for Hazel Aliene PETERSON, 69, of Hemet, will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Monday at Creighton Mortuary in Kingsburg. Burial will follow at Kingsburg
Cemetery. Virgin Mortuary, Hemet, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. PETERSON,
a native of Indianapolis, Indiana, died Tuesday at Hemet Valley Medical Center.
She lived in California 54 years, in Hemet 28. She was proficient in crafts.
Survivors include her daughter, Loretta GRIMES of Fresno; two sons, John
PETERSON of San Jacinto, and William PHELPS of Fresno; a sister Irma EWY of
Clovis; a brother, Zelba TUCKER of Fresno; 10 grandchildren; and 13
Stanley PHELPS 22 Aug 1912 28 Nov 1983
Stanley PHELPS, 71, retired carpenter, of 509 JOHNSON St., Leitchfield died
November 28, 1983 at the Grayson County Hospital. He was born August 22, 1912,
in Butler County, the son of Lonnie PHELPS and Malissa Ramer PHELPS and the
husband of Founta Dean PHELPS. He was a member of the Leitchfield first General
Baptist Church. Survivors other than wife include one son Bill PHELPS of
California; one daughter Juanita HALL of Illinois; one sister Lena GOHDE of
Florida, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services were
held December 1, 1983, at the Dermitt Chapel by the Rev. Rudd KERR with
interment in the Lumbustown Cemetery in Butler County, Kentucky.
PETERSON 02 Jul 1916 24 Apr 1979
Kingsburg - Services for John William PETERSON, 62, of Hemet will be held on
Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Creighton Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the
Kingsburg Cemetery. PETERSON died Tuesday. He was born in Utah and lived in
Kingsburg before moving to Hemet. He worked for a laundry for 28 years. He is
survived by his wife, Hazel (TUCKER) PETERSON; a daughter, Loretta Jean GRIMES
of Clovis; a son, John DeWayne PETERSON of Santa Ana; a stepson, William PHELPS
of Fresno; two sisters, Myrtle PATTERSON of Fresno and Thelma WHARFF of Suisun;
11 grandchilden and one great grandchild.
(Jack) TUCKER 05 Nov 1925 03 May 1985
Services for Richard (Jack) TUCKER, 59, of Fresno will be held at 10 a.m.
Tuesday at Creighton Memorial Chapel in Kingsburg. Burial will be in Kingsburg
Cemetery. Mr. TUCKER was born in Kentucky. He was a former resident of
Kingsburg and had lived in Fresno the last 35 years. He was a laundry worker and
truck driver. He served in the Navy during World War II and in the Army.
Surviving are his wife, Geraldine; three sons, Charles, Jim and David, all of
Fresno; a daughter, Linda FRANK of Fresno; a brother, Zelba of Fresno; two
sisters, Irma EWY of Clovis and Hazel PETERSON of Hemet; and three
WILLIAMS 23 Apr 1912 12 Jun 1999
Bethel WILLIAMS, 87, of Elizabethtown died on Saturday, June 12, 1999 at
Sunrise Health Care. She was born April 23, 1912 in Big Clifty as the daughter
of Hardin WILLIAMS and Effie ALLEN WILLIAMS. She was preceded in death by her
parents and one great great grandchild, J.T. She is survived by one daughter,
Norma CRADDOCK of Leitchfield; two sisters, Hazel WILLIAMS of Leitchfield, and
Delia HORNBACK of Big Clifty; one son-in-law, Howard CRADDOCK; one
granddaughter, Debbie BOONE of Caneyville; great granddaughter, Gennifer
CRADDOCK; great grandson, Byron HENDERSON; and four great great grandchildren,
Chelsea, Kiley, Taylor, and Kourtney. Funeral services were held on Tuesday,
June 15, 1999 at the Watkins-Ellis-Mayes Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Burial
was in the Little Clifty Methodist Church Cemetery.
Beatrice NALL 1905 11 Oct 1999
Violet Beatrice BEATTY, 94, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, October 11, 1999, at
her residence. A native of Jefferson County, she was a member of the former
Calvary Baptist Church in Louisville. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Marvin D. BEATTY, on Nov. 30, 1965; a son, Jesse Duvall BEATTY in 1985; a
daughter, Doris Jane BEATTY in 1936; a brother, C. E. NALL Jr., and her
parents, Charles Earl and Violet WILKERSON NALL. Survivors include a son, Henry
BEATTY of Elizabethtown; a sister, Edna ROBINSON of Louisville; a half-sister,
Dorothy LONG of Shelbyville; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a
great-great-granddaughter. The funeral is 11 a.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral
Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Gary KASEY officiating. Burial will be at 1
p.m. Thursday at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville. Visitation is 3:30 to 9 p.m.
today at the funeral home. (Published October 13, 1999 in the News Enterprise,
PACE's death notice in the "Malvern Leader," July 21, 1892, says:
"Grandmother PACE died Wednesday night of last week. Funeral services were
held at the home of the aged couple on Friday morning at 10 o'clock. A large
concourse of relatives and friends followed the remains to their last resting
place." And the notice in the "Mills County Tribune," July 21,
1892, says: "Grandma PACE passed away from the cares of this earth last
week. The remains were laid to rest in the Hastings cemetery south of town."
Anderson PACE's death notice in the "Malvern Leader," October 19,
The funeral of Father PACE, who was buried here Wednesday, was attended by an uncommonly
large concourse of people. All who knew him loved and respected Father
PACE." Next item reads: "Card of Thanks We wish to extend our
heartfelt thanks to the many kind friends who so kindly assisted us in the
sickness and burial of our dear father. W. C. PACE, Mrs. R. Perrin, Mrs. I. C.
FARRAR, Mrs. M. N. HARTWELL. The notice appearing in the "Mills County
Tribune," October 19, 1893, reads: "Father PACE died at the home of
his son, William, two miles southwest of Hastings, Oct. 10, 1893. He was born
in Virginia, Sept. 29, 1810, and was united in marriage to Miss Jane PRUNTZ
(sic), March 20, 1838. The fruits of their union was six children, two sons and
four daughters, all of whom are now living. After being married in Kentucky
(wrong, should be Illinois), they moved to Illinois, from there to Kansas and
then to Mills county, Iowa, in 1875, and have since resided here. He was
converted early in life and joined the Cumberland Presbyterian church and has
lived an exemplary christian life. The remains were laid to rest in the
Hastings cemetery, followed by a host of sorrowing relatives and friends. Rev.
DETAR conducted the funeral services. 'It is good that a man hope and quietly
PACE's obituary appeared in the "Malvern Leader," November 28, 1929:
Funeral for William C. PACE Held Last Sunday at Glenwood Fifty-five Years a
Resident of Mills County; Died November 20
William C. PACE, for fifty-five years a resident of Mills county, died at the home
of his son, Albert, in Glenwood, Wednesday evening, Nov. 20. Funeral services
were held from the First Christian church in Glenwood, Sunday afternoon, Nov.
24, at 2:30, conducted by Rev. D. S. THOMPSON, assisted by the pastor, Rev. J.
Irving BROWN, Rev. E. E. GOODRICH, and Rev. J. F. STILLE. Music was furnished
by Rev. and Mrs. DOBSON with Mrs. R. E. HUMPHREY at the piano. Interment was
made in the Glenwood cemetery. The pall bearers were T. O. ELLER, T. L. SMOUSE,
Chris WRIEDT, Frank DEERWESTER, Mahlon BOYER, and Frank HILL. The Knights of
Pythias burial service was given at the grave.
William Cyrus PACE, son of Francis and Jane PACE, was born May 17, 1839 in
Henderson County, Illinois. He grew to manhood there and was united in marriage
to Elizabeth MITCHELL, Jan. 23, 1866. Thirteen children blessed this union, six
of them together with Mrs. PACE preceded him in death. In 1871 he and his
family moved to Kansas, four years later moving to Mills county, where he
resided until his death, living around Hastings and Glenwood. In early manhood
he became a member of the United Brethren church, but as there was no church of
that faith in Glenwood, Mr. PACE attended the different churches. He has been a
member of the Knights of Pythias lodge for a good many years. Mr. PACE answered
the summons to the better world Wednesday evening, Nov. 20, at the age of
ninety years, six months, and three days. He will be greatly missed by his
children and many friends. He leaves to mourn his passing seven children:
George PACE of Malvern, Mrs. Delia VANBUS- (next line unreadable due to crease
in paper) PACE of Glenwood, Mrs. Merna BUCKINGHAM of Gretna, Nebr., Mrs. Oma
HARDIN of Omaha, Nebr., and Omar PACE of Plattsmouth, Nebr.; thirty-two
grandchildren, and sixteen great grandchildren.
MITCHELL PACE's obituary appeared in the "Malvern Leader," July 24,
DEATH CLAIMS MRS. W. C. PACE Aged Pioneer Dies At Home In Glenwood July
Mary Elizabeth MITCHELL PACE was born near Columbus, OH., October 2, 1847, and
came to Henderson county, Ill., with her parents and grew to womanhood there
and was married to W. C. PACE January 23, 1866. They moved to Kansas in 1871
and later moved to Iowa and settled near Hastings in 1875. Mr. and Mrs. PACE
came to Glenwood in 1905 and made their home here ever since. She united with
the Christian church when a young girl and has enjoyed her labors in the work
of the Lord all the years of her life and was always happy when she could give
to support the church.
"She is the mother of 13 children George PACE of Malvern, Adelia VAN
BUSKIRK of Glenwood, Francis PACE of Plattsmouth, Nebr., Bert PACE of Glenwood,
Mrs. Merna BUCKINGHAM of Millard, Nebr., Mrs. Oma HARDIN of Omaha, Omer PACE of
STANTON, Ia.. Those preceding her were Milton, Ida, Katie, Agnes and two in
infancy. There are 29 living grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. One
brother, John H. MITCHELL of Emerson and one sister, Mrs. Katherine WOODS, of
Red Oak. Many other relatives and a host of friends who feel they have been
separated from a dear friend.