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Monday, June 19, 2017
Sunday at Gunpowder VFW Post 10067, 6309 Ebenezer Road in Middle River.According to an obituary from the funeral home, Houck will be buried at Veterans Cemetery at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.Houck and two others were killed June 10 in the Peka Valley of the Nangarhar Province in Afghanistan, according to the Army. Houck, Sgt. William M. Bays and Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge were members of the Army's 101st Airborne Division and were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.Houck is a 2009 graduate of Perry Hall High School and is survived by his wife, Samantha Houck, and two young children.Earlier this week, Baltimore County officials said Houck's name will be added to a new memorial in Towson that honors county service members who lost their lives in the Middle East since Operation Desert Storm.Baltimore Sun Media Group reporter Margarita Cambest contributed to this firstname.lastname@example.org/pwoodreporter...Monday, June 19, 2017
Brian Horton, 48, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at his residence. He was a graduate of Ringgold High School and Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was a member of the United States Coast Guard and worked many years with U.S. Veterans Department. Brian was preceded in death by his grandfather, Oscar Price. He is survived by his mother, Wanda Price Brown of Rockmart; brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Kristina Brown of Rockmart and their children, Jonathon Brown, Brandon Brown and Abigail Brown; sister and brother-in-law, Angela and Rock Hardin of Dalton and their children, Christiana Willocks, Brady Willocks and Connor Willocks; grandparents, Barbara and William Brown; and special fur buddy, Stormy. Graveside services will be on Monday, June 19, at 2 p.m. at West Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Marlin officiating. The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home on Monday from noon until the service at 2 p.m. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com. Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave. Dalton is in charge of arrangements. ...Monday, June 19, 2017
CYNTHIANA -- Betty Jean Figgins King, age 85, of Cynthiana, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.Born in Bracken County on April 20, 1932, to the late George Earl and Martha Mae Perkins Figgins, she was a retired elementary school teacher, a volunteer for the Harrison Memorial Hospital Gift Shop and a member of the Cynthiana Baptist Church, Goldenaires Senior Group, Sunrise Homemakers and Retired Teachers Association.Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lee King; and a great-grandson, Noah Lee King.She is survived by a son, Jesse Dean (Dawn) King of Tollesboro; two brothers, Robert Earl Figgins and W.O. (Roberta) Figgins, both of Bracken County; two grandchildren, Brittany Nicole (Donald) Henderson and Michael Lee King; two great-grandchildren, Hunter Lee King and Alexis Dawn King; and eight nephews, Gary, Ricky, Randy, John Mark, Edward, Tim, Terry and Jason; and a niece, Rhonda Kay.Services will be conducted 1 p.m., Friday at Ware Funeral Home by Rev. Patrick Whyte with visitation at 11 a.m.Burial will be in...Saturday, June 10, 2017
Arthur and Fern (Lowry) DeFrance. He graduated from the Toledo High School's Class of 1954 and then served our country honorably in the United States Army. While stationed at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, he met the lovely Ivey.Article PhotosDale “Mr. D” DeFranceOn January 16th, 1958, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Ivey Mary Louise Pruitt, in a wedding officiated by her father, the Rev. Ivan Pruitt. Dale always commented he "kidnapped her" and the two shared nearly 54 years of a blessed marriage before her passing in 2011.Dale was a machinist for Fisher Controls in Marshalltown from 1959 until his retirement in January of 1998. He previously drove a contractor truck for the U.S. Postal service. His heart always was with his family, but his passions in life included racing (Pontiac Yellow and Black #44), going to the casino, racing go-karts in the 60's and time with friends. It was rewarding seeing his kids and grandkids inherit his passion of racing.Left to cherish his memory are his children: Judy (Rick) Gustin of Marshalltown and Darrel (Tanya) DeFrance of Marshalltown; the neighbor kid that "wouldn't leave" so Dale and Ivey adopted him as one of their own- Mike (Shelly) O'Lear; grandchildren- Jimmy (Monica) Gustin, Richie (Holly) Gustin, Brittany DeFrance (Dale Heinzer), Ryan (Kendra) Gustin, Jenae Gustin (Alex Hernandez), Laura Mathern, Sarah Andrews and Willie Mathern; ten great-grandchildren as well as other family members including Barbara Murty, Larry (Betty Long) DeFrance, Deb Anderson, Earl (Susie) Pruitt and oodles of nieces and nephews as well as friends.In death, Dale rejoined his beloved Ivey, his daughter Linda Louise who died in infancy, his mom and dad and many in-laws.Dale has now completed his last lap and the checkered flag has been waved. He has won the final race life gave hi...
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Monday, June 26, 2017
Rest well, Mom. For those who would like to give in Eileen’s memory, the family suggests donations to The Journey Home, 3406 S.E. Kentucky, Bartlesville, OK 74006.Come and go visitation will be held on Wednesday from 9:00 AM-8:00 PM in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S. Dewey Ave. Family will be present to greet friends from 6-8:00 PM.Services will be held on Thursday, June 22, at 2:00 PM in the First Christian Church, 520 S. Osage, Bartlesville. Rev. Kim Hames will officiate. Burial will follow in the Vinita Fairview Cemetery.Monday, June 19, 2017
He was born November 26, 1953 in DeWitt, KY, son of the late Marvin Sr and Nellie Smith of Knox County KY.Fred worked in Heating and Air Conditioning for Don Leber & Sons, of Louisville, Kentucky.Fred was a homebody, he just loved being at home. He was a Nascar Racing and Bengals Football fan. He also enjoyed puzzles, but time with his family was his greatest joy.Surviving are his wife, Beverly Smith of Aurora, IN; Daughters, Casey Jo (Jay) Hagedorn of Georgetown, IN, Melissa Burden of Louisville, KY, Jennifer Kelly of Greendale, IN and Wendy (RJ) Fox of Zanesville, OH; grandchildren, Courtney, Marty, Ebony, Hailey, Asia, Dylan, Dakota, Meera, Bryce, and Rhett; 1 great-grandson Jayce; siblings, Marvin (Patty Ann) Smith, Sue (late Allan) Ross, Polly (Ron) Mayer all of Louisville, KY. and, Patricia (late Leroy) Jarvis of Olive Hill, KY.He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Sally Smith, and grandson Corbin.Friends will be received Saturday, June 3, 2017, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Memorial Services will be held at 5:00 pm.Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-145...Monday, June 19, 2017
Africa for Christ mission group. She became interested in going to Africa and had learned she would need midwife training. After JBC she went to work at the Frontier School of Midwifery in Hyden, Kentucky and worked in the hospital there until there was an opening for her Midwife training. She began her training in December of 1959, completing it in May of 1960. On August 1, 1960 she left for Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, Africa.Madonna was in Africa for 10 years and then went to Kulpahar, India to work with a Children’s Orphanage and opened a hospital for women. In August of 1984 she felt led to go to Honduras. She served first in the Merendon Mountains. While there she had a clinic built with the help of her supporters here in the States.In November of 1986 she started corresponding with John Spratt and the result of this was their marriage in October of 1987 at Johnson Bible College. They later moved from the mountains to Las Brisas where they built a house, clinic and Church. John passed away in January of 2016 and Madonna also had health problems so she turned the Mission work over to the Disciple Makers in January of 2017.Survivors include a sister, Marilyn B. Nash of Tipton County, niece Shari Smith, nephew Doug Atchley, great niece Abbie Smith (Nate) Stout and children Matilda and Jack of Kokomo, great niece Madison (Joshua) DePew and children Raylee and Asher of Lafayette, Walker Mehl of Charlotte, NC, Kaleigh Atchley of Bunker Hill, step niece Lisa (Rick) Miller and children Colton, Cody and Caitlyn of Peru, step niece Melissa (Steve) Solomon and children Kellen and Kacy of Xenia, Ohio and step nephew Gary (...Saturday, June 10, 2017
Saturday, June 3, 2017 at The Waters of Shelbyville after an extended illness.Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at the funeral home.Born September 19, 1924 in Henderson, Kentucky, Jane Corley was the daughter of the late James Carlin and Mildred Toler Lilly. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by; husband of 64 years, Harold E. Corley; son, Stephen Harold Corley and sister, Joel Dean Johnson.Jane graduated from high school in Marion, Kentucky. After marriage she had three children that she cared for. Once her children were grown she was employed in advertising for the Shelbyville Times-Gazette for 19 years. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and cooking. She loved being a caregiver, took care of her parents for 16 years and her husband for 15 years. She loved to prepare meals for any family members or friends that had fallen ill. She was a faithful member of the Fair Haven Baptist Church.Survivors include; children, Donnie (Patty) Corley of Beechgrove and Beth Corley of Nashville; grandchildren, Ryan (Tina) Corley of Shelbyville and Ashley (Greg) McDonald of Murfreesboro; great-grandchildren, Dalton and Valynn Corley, Chloe and Caden Thomas; siblings, William A. (Sandy) Lilly of Ohio, Danny Lilly of California, Ann (Robert) Hollister of Virginia, Joyce Spencer of Hawaii, Rosa Cage of California, Peggy Chandler of Ohio, and Donna (Bill) Marcus of Missouri, and many nieces and nephews.Memorial donations may ...