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September 5, 2007

Sept. 5, 2007 Obituaries


Ollie Moore

Ollie Moore, 85, of Gray, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 at Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin.

She was born in Gray, the daughter of the late Jim and Jenny Wilburn.

She worked as a house cleaner. She was Pentecostal by faith and attended many churches in the local communities.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tilmon Moore; two brothers, Walter and Dewey Wilburn; and two sisters, Lula and Bessie Wilburn.

She is survived by two children, Mary Ellen Jablonski and husband Ronald Joseph of Corbin, and Robert R.L. Moore and wife Cheryl of Gray; four grandchildren, Nancy Curry, Margaret Lockhart, Ronald Jablonski Jr. and Cari Hamblin; four great-grandchildren, William Curry, Bobbie Lockhart, Caliee Hamblin and Kibra Lockhart; and many other family and friends who will mourn her passing.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at Gray Holiness Church.

Burial will follow at Gray Cemetery. Visitation was Monday at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.

Messages of condolence may be written to the family by logging on to vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com

Maggie ross

Maggie Nola Branson Lesley Ross, 95, of Elcomb, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at the Harlan Nursing Home.

She is survived by her grandson, Johnny Branson of Williamsburg.

The funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints in Baxter. Burial will be in the Farmers Mill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Beulah sawyer

Beulah Carr Sawyer, 83, of Corbin, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007 at her home.

She was a daughter of the late McKinley and Esther Cupp Carr. Beulah returned to Corbin 18 years ago from Michigan, where she had worked as a realtor. Her husband Michael Sawyer preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Vittatoe and husband Vitt of Harlingen, Texas; two grandchildren, Michael Clark of Michigan and Julian Clark of Georgia; a sister, JoAnn Lemmons and husband Paul of Naples, Fla.; and two special nieces, Glenna White and husband Bill of Corbin and Linda Partin and husband Darrell of Naples.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the O’Neil Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton and Rev. Horace Partin officiating.

Burial will be at Corinth Cemetery, with family and friends as pallbearers.

Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at O’Neil Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to www.oneilfh.com

Wanda Mills

Wanda Eugena Mahan Mills, 45, of Covington, formerly of Corbin passed away on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dora Jones Mahan.

She is survived by her son, Adam Kindler of Covington; four sisters, Barbara Evans and husband Alan and Sherrie Dozier, Jackie Smith and husband Billy Ray, all of Corbin and Debbie Mahan of Texas; two brothers, Terry Dozier and Jack Mahan and his wife Barbara all of Corbin; uncle, Sam Jones of Cleveland, Ohio; and two aunts, Stella Mahan and husband Dewey, Donna Hollingsworth and husband Virgil all of Corbin.

She also leaves behind a host of relatives and friends to mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Alan Evans officiating. Burial will follow in the Hopkins Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tim, Troy, Gene, Mike and Chris Mahan, Walter Prunicki Jr. and Kevin Dozier.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 from 6-9 p.m. at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.

Messages of condolence may be written to the family by logging on to vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.

Charles bowens

Charles Grant Bowens, infant, of Corbin passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007 at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin.

He was the son of Theresa and Thomas Bowens of Corbin.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Ellison Funeral Home.

Clara caudill

Clara Faye Slaughter Caudill, 73, of Jasper, Ala., formerly of Rockholds, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007 at the Walker Baptist Hospital in Jasper, Ala.

She was the daughter of the late William and Ophelia Vandevander.

The funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the New Mt. Zion Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 6 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the funeral home.

Croley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

abe jackson, jr.

Abe Jackson, Jr., 52, of Kings Mills, Ohio, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007.

He is survived by his wife, Judy.

The funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today (Wednesday), from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday.

Hampton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

delora Hubbs

DeLora Hubbs, 50, of London, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 3, 2007 at the Baptist Regional Medical Center.

Although she was dearly loved by all her family, she was especially dear to her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Siler Hubbs and Anna Hubbs.

Among her survivors are her brothers and sisters, Christopher Hubbs of Barbourville, Joseph Hubbs of Greenwood, Indiana., Anthony Hubbs of Elizabethtown, Emma L. Prouty of Springfield, Vt. and Deborah Anderson of Huntington Beach, California; 19 nieces and nephews and 17 great nieces and nephews.

She leaves behind other family members and many friends to mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007 at 8 p.m. in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Phil Hill officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in the Hubbs Family Cemetery.

The family of DeLora Hubbs will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the funeral hour Thursday.

The Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master St. is in charge of all arrangments.

Orena morgan

Orena W. Morgan, 86, of Corbin, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at the local hospital.

She was born April 29, 1921 in Whitley County to the late Andrew J. and Victoria Susong Wilder.

She was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church since 1941 and taught elementary school for 31 years and taught at Cumberland College for 10 years. Orena belonged to the DAR, Kentucky Teachers Retirement Association, Women on Missions, Alpha Lambda chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa and Lambda chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. She was a Kentucky Colonel.

She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth A. Morgan; three brothers, Dr. W.B. Wilder, Paul Ray Wilder and Vernon Wilder; and five brothers-in-law, Colin, Clelan and Earl Morgan, Grant H. McKeehan and Walter Yates.

Survivors include a daughter, Eleanor Sturgill and husband Sammy B., Jr. of Corbin; two grandchildren, Sammy B. Sturgill, III and wife Reida and Scarlett Britt Sturgill; and a great granddaughter, Kaylee Brooke Sturgill, all of Corbin; three sisters, Elsie Yates, Gladys McKeehan and Velma Lipps and husband Milton, all of Corbin; two brothers, Gillis Wilder and wife Alma of Corbin and Gilbert Wilder and wife Lucille of Winchester; four sisters-in-law Juanita Roaden and Bessie Morgan of Corbin, Anna Morgan of California, Georgia Wilder of Cincinnati and Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at O’Neil Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Ellis officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Corinth Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to www.oneilfh.com.