Superintendent for Hacker Brothers
Herman Stacy, 78, of Abbott Road, Lily, Kentucky, died Friday, January 11, 2002, at his residence. He was the son of the late Orpha (Walker) and Jasper Stacy, and is survived by his wife, Edna (Sizemore) Stacy of Lily.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 15, at the Corbin Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens at Lily.
Eva Ruth Amburgey
Eva Ruth Amburgey, 77, of Green Street, London, Kentucky, died Saturday, January 12, 2002, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.
Born February 21, 1924, in Whitley County, Kentucky, she was a bakery worker for the Griffin Pie Company and was a member of the Fariston Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Martha Ann Bennett and Charles Bennett; and her husband, Clovis Amburgey.
Survivors include a son, James Bennett and wife Jeannie Harkleroad of Somerset, Kentucky; a daughter, Jo Ann Maxey and husband Richard of Eubank, Kentucky; a brother, James Bennett of Dublin, Florida; a sister, Edna Murray of Palm Harbor, Florida; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, at the Bowling Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Medley and the Rev. Shelby Reynolds officiating.
Burial will follow in the A.R. Dyche Memorial Park in London.
Pallbearers will be Tom Hanes, D.H.Hanes, Phillip Bridges, Chris Chumbley, Junior Amburgey and Glen Williams.
Elmer J. Horst
Elmer J. Horst, age 84, of Slate Line Road, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, died at 10:34 a.m. Friday, January 11, 2002, in his home following a brief cancer illness.
Born September 29, 1917, in Maugansville, Maryland, he was the son of the late Harvey B. and Barbara Ann (Martin) Horst.
He was a life-long dairy farmer, and following his retirement did furniture reupholstering in his home. Mr. Horse was a member of the Paradise Mennonite Church of Hagerstown, Maryland.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of nine years, Mary G. (Showalter) Horst on September 6, 1948.
Surviving family members are: his wife, Mary M. (Horst) Horst, whom he married on December 1, 1949; five daughters, Lois M. Burkholder of Manchester, Kentucky, Elsie R. Eby of Hagerstown, Maryland, Ruby M. Martin of Hagerstown, Maryland, Hazel F. Martin of Hagerstown, Maryland, and Linda K. Martin of Clear Spring, Maryland; three sons, J. Lester Horst of London, Kentucky, Lloyd E. Horst of Waynsboro, Pennsylvania, and Dale L. Horst of Hagerstown, Maryland; a brother, Joe P. Horst of Maugansville, Maryland; 33 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 15, at 10 a.m., from the Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss, Maryland, with Darrell Martin, Shelley Graybill, Enos Rudolph and Wilmer Eby officiating ministry.
Burial was in the adjoining church cemetery under the direction of Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Inc. in Greencastle, Pennsylvania.
The family requests that flowers be omitted.
Truck driver & farmer
Pearl Grimes, 76, of Winding Blade Road, East Bernstadt, Kentucky, died Sunday, January 12, 2002, at the Marymount Medical Center in London, Kentucky.
Born December 3, 1925, in Laurel County, Kentucky, he was a truck driver and farmer, a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II, and a member of the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church in East Bernstadt.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Della (Robinson) Grimes and Beve Grimes.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine (Herron) Grimes of East Bernstadt, Kentucky; two daughters, Patsy Cox of Richmond, Indiana, and Rose Morgan of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky; a son, Ken Grimes of Gwynnesville, Indiana; a sister, Doris Chambers of Winfield, Tennessee; two brothers, Clyde Grimes of Livingston, Kentucky, and Ebb Grimes of London, Kentucky; a first cousin, Gene Robinson of Pershing, Indiana; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 14, at the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church with Denny McCowan and Norman Brock officiating.
Burial followed in the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
in East Bernstadt under the direction of House-Rawlings Funeral Home.
Sunday School teacher
Mae Barton, 82, of Woodbine, Kentucky, died Thursday, January 10, 2002, at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Margaret (Napier) and John P. Davis, and is survived by her husband of 54 years, Carol Barton of Woodbine.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 12, at the Corbin Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens.
Verlie N. Derrick
Verlie N. Derrick, 85, of Oregon, a native of Clay County, Kentucky, died Monday, December 17, 2001, at the Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner, Oregon. She was the daughter of the late Louisa and George W. Benge, and was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin W. Derrick.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 21, 2001, at the Bishop Funeral Chapel in Pendleton, with burial following in the Skyview Memorial Park in Pendleton.
Cora Morgan McKeehan
Cora Morgan McKeehan, 94, of Fred Barnett Road, Corbin, Kentucky, died Wednesday, January 9, 2002, at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. She was the daughter of the late Belle (Farmer) and Robert Alsip, and was preceded in death by her first husband, Alex Morgan, and second husband, the Rev. Green McKeehan.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, January 11, at the Corbin Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in the Martin Cemetery.
Robert “R.C.” Lewis
Robert “R.C.” Lewis, 82, of Douglas Lane, London, Kentucky, died Sunday, January 6, 2002, at his residence.
Born January 2, 1920, in Clay County, Kentucky, he was a coal miner and member of the East Pittsburg Pentecostal Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary (Sibert) Lewis and Bates Lewis; a daughter, Linda Lewis; and two sons, Lloyd Lewis and Leslie Reed.
Survivors include his wife, Maude (Spurlock) Lewis of London, Ky.; six sons, Don Lewis of Sandusky, Ohio, David Lewis of Manchester, Ky., Tommy Lewis of Vickery, Ohio, Wayne Lewis of Castalia, Ohio, Bill Lewis of Grayton, Ohio, and Arnold Lewis of East Bernstadt, Ky.; four daughters, Judy Reed of East Bernstadt, Ky., Marilyn Townsend of Bellevue, Ohio, Annette Bell of Vickery, Ohio, and Sandra Townsend of East Bernstadt, Ky.; a brother, Arnold Lewis of Muncie, Ind.; 26 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, at the London Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Lewis and the Rev. James Allen officiating.
Burial will follow in the Andes Cemetery
at East Bernstadt.
Pallbearers will be Jayson Reed, Chris Lewis, Thrane Townsend, Keith Lewis, Billy A. Lewis, Gary Lewis, Shane Lewis and Brandon Lewis.