Neina Marie Keel, of Fairland, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Shelbyville, Kentucky. She was 36.
Born on December 30, 1984, in Shelbyville, Indiana, she was the daughter of Robin and Virginia Kaye Eckler Roberts. Neina was a homemaker. She enjoyed riding motorcycles and crafting. She was in the Chosen Brothers and Sisters Indiana Motorcycle Club.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Keel of Fairland, IN; a daughter, Jesika Hogue of Fairland, IN; a son, Michael Hogue of Fairland, IN; three step-children; a brother, Brandon Roberts; a special cousin, Emily Roberts; and a host of aunts, uncles, friends, and adopted brothers and sisters.
Neina is preceded in death by her son, David Hogue.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 2221 North 700 West, Arlington, Indiana.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Betty Pearl Ping age 77, of Somerset, Kentucky passed from this life Thursday, June 17, 2021 at her home.
Betty was born July 11, 1943 to the late Jonathan Brinson and Betty Phelps Brinson in Colo, Kentucky.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed collecting books, working crosswords and collecting 1st Edition Books.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Raymond Brinson; sisters, Edith Rose, Mildred Glover, Christine Rose, Jenelle Tuggle, Altena Meece and Lera Brown.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband, Joseph Ping; sons, Steven (Karen) Ping of Knoxville, TN; Joseph (Jean) Ping of Somerset, KY; daughters, Karen (Wil) Cannon of Bowling Green, KY; Teresa (Alan) Jones of Oliver Springs, TN; brother, Alonzo Brinson; sister, Dorothy Godby; grandchildren, Kyle Cannon, Tyler Cannon, Joshua Cannon, Mark Jones, Nathan Jones, Cody Jones, Luke Jones, Travis Ping, Jacob Ping, Caleb Ping, Zoey Ping, Brenda Jones; great-grandchildren, Noah Cannon and Caroline Cannon.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Bro. Vestal Meece officiating, burial will follow in Mill Springs National Cemetery.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Betty Pearl Ping.
Jack Orin Benschneider, Sr., of Liberty, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. He was 82.
Born on August 26, 1938, in Bloomington, Illinois, he was a son of the late Harry and Ida Gilhouse Benschneider. Jack was a heavy equipment operator in California. More recently, he was a local small business owner and employed with the Casey County Bus Garage for 25+ years. He was Jehovah’s Witness.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Luttrell Benschneider, who he wed on October 18, 1969; a son, Jack (Jolenia) Benschneider, Jr. of London; three daughters, Kim Angel of Lexington, Rita (Stan) Szary of Hamilton, OH, and Sharon (Dennis) Grider of Liberty; nine grandchildren, Madison Bendschneider, Max Bendschneider, Dalton House, Montana House, Ryan Lee, Jarrod Angel, Jonathan (Robin) Szary, Amy (Jim) Adkins, and Neal (Karen) Grider; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Malah Shepherd and Judy Bendschneider.
No services will be held for Mr. Bendschneider.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Donna Faye Williamson Atwood, of Parksville, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at her home. She was 74.
Born on December 27, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Viola Marple Williamson. Donna was a cat and dog lover and enjoyed selling Avon. She was employed at Trim Masters in Harrodsburg for twenty plus years.
She is survived by two sons, Todd (Nicki) Atwood of Eubank and Brian Atwood of Parksville; two grandchildren, Zachary Atwood and Kristin Atwood; and two great-grandchildren, Jessa and Matthew.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles William Atwood; a sister, Georgia Pike; and a brother, Earl Wayne Williamson.
No services will be held for Ms. Donna Atwood.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home to assist the Atwood family with final expenses.
Norman David "Sonny" Levine, 84, of Eubank, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Jean Waddle Care Center.
He was born on January 15, 1937 in Newport, Kentucky; son of the late Reverend Norman & Anna Louise (Moore) Levine. He worked as a driver for Rayborn Warren Wholesale Mobile Homes.
He is survived by a son, Guy Adrian Levine of Eubank; four daughters, Audrey & (Elbert) Branscum of Eubank, Dauphine Levine of Eubank, Norma Jean Hall of Eubank, and Theresa & (Kevin) Hutto of Interlachen, Florida; a brother, Billy E. Levine of Louisville; seven grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Alberta Lou (Rutherford) Levine.
A Funeral Service will be held 6:00 PM Thursday, June 17, 2021 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. David Gambrel officiating.
Private burial will be in Freedom Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 3:00 PM Thursday, June 17,2021 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
Linda Partin, age 70, passed from this life on Friday, June 11th, 2021 at her home. She was born August 15th, 1950 in Jellico, TN to the late Floyd and Amy Marple.
Linda was of Baptist faith and enjoyed watching old movies and working cross word puzzles. She also enjoyed the outdoors.
Along with her parents, Linda is preceded in death by her husband, Lonny Partin; her brothers, Kenneth Marple and Earl Marple; and sister, Janice Marple.
She is survived by her son Matthew (Rhonda) Partin of Faubush KY; her daughter, Marsha Davidson of Somerset; sisters Charlotte Douglas of Jellico, TN and Amy Douglas of Jellico, TN; grandchildren, Amber and Brandon Partin, Zachary Davidson and Jordynn Seeber; and a great grandchild, Jason Kidd.
Visitation will be held at Southern Oaks Funeral Home Thursday, June 17th, 2021 from 5 to 8 PM.
Services will be held Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 11 AM.
Interment at Mill Springs National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Linda Partin Memorial Fund.
Thelma Duncan, age 93 of Columbus, OH, formerly of Somerset, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Kobacker House Hospice Care in Columbus.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Her funeral service will follow on Saturday at 2:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Sloans Valley Cemetery.
Hazel Mosley, age 79, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.
Hazel was born on March 27, 1942 in Kokomo, IN., to the late Hulon Parker Hodge and Annetta Viola Auter Hodge. She was a member Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Somerset. Hazel loved her church and loved to share the word of God with people.
She is survived by two daughters, Connie Thompson of Somerset and Lila Denney of Crab Orchard; a son, Vincent Mosley of Ohio; three brothers, Billy Hodge of Somerset; Allen Hodge of Junction City and Jerry Hodge of Stanford; eight sisters, Betty Adams of Stanford; Alberta Lawson of Lafayette, IN; Wilma Harness of Danville, IN; Josephine West of Nancy; June Hodge of Stanford; Sarah Vangordon of Stanford, and Mary Slone of Stanford; seven grandchildren, Candice Gibson (and Jason), Megan Denney (and Daniel), Matthew Thompson (and Caila), Carrie Harness (and Rob), Rachel Denney (and Jesse), Keith Denney (and Judy) and Tonya Cook (and Terry) and several great-grandchildren.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her two husbands, Eldon Harness and Paul Mosley; one son, George Harness; a grandson, Phillip Russell Nicholas “Rusty Harness” and two sisters, Elizabeth Trosper and Nadene Warren.
A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Hazel Mosley.
Donna Jean Collins, age 65, of Whitley City, formerly of Somerset, passed from this life on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at her home after an extended illness. Her transition was perhaps made easier as she was surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on October 9, 1955 in Hazard, Kentucky, daughter of the late Willard Ellis Collins and Jeanette Everage Collins. Donna Graduated from Pulaski County High School and went on to further her career with Vocational Education. She was employed for several years in the Funeral Service business as an Attendant. She also worked in the Frankfort at the State Capitol building for a number of years. Donna was a kind hearted, loving and generous woman who lived her life to its fullest. She was of the Baptist Faith and lastly attended the Denham Street Baptist Church. Donna was an avid UK Basketball fan, she also enjoyed fishing, arts and crafts, playing bingo and card games and most of all spending time with her loving and caring family. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by two grandchildren; Zendaya Thacker and Jonathan Dewayne Thacker and a great-grandson; Hunter Dewayne (Haynes) Haste.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children; Jonathan (Virginia) Thacker of Whitley City and Shonda (James) Elliott of Somerset, two brothers; Dean (Sharon) Collins of Somerset and Darrell (Brenda) Collins of Lexington, Kentucky, 7 grandchildren; Ashley Haste Steven (Sebrena) Hall and Jamie Elliott all of Somerset, Mariah and Michael Curry, Naomi Thacker and Jonathan Cooper Thacker all of Whitley City, one great-grandchild; Colton Hall of Somerset and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in the Chapel of Somerset Undertaking Company & Crematory.
The Funeral Service will be at 2:00 pm in the Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Eric Barnes officiating.
Interment will be in the Quinton Cemetery in Bronston, Kentucky.
In Lieu of Flowers, the family request that expressions of sympathy be made to the Donna Collins Memorial Fund in care of Somerset Undertaking Company & Crematory, 113 North Main Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501.
Darlene May Bland Vanhoosier age 89, of Somerset, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital under Hospice care.
Darlene was born May 1, 1932 in Pulaski County to the late Joseph Elbert Bland and Flonnie Johnson Bland. She enjoyed gospel music, cooking, growing flowers, she loved her family and was saved and loved God.
She is survived by two sister, Wanda Lee Pierce of Somerset, Lucille Bucholtz of Union, Ohio, and two brothers, Glenard (H.E.) Bland of Somerset and Joe Bland (Sue) of Nancy, Ky, and several nieces and nephews which she loved, and three dear friends she loved, Elwood and Lois Baker and Kay Withers.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Junior Vanhoosier, which they were married for 73 years, she loved him dearly, and brother in laws, Gordon Pierce and Glen Bucholtz.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Bro. Gilbert Robinson officiating, entombment will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
On June 9, 2021, Donna Sue Gossett Davis, age 55, of Somerset, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord.
She was born on May 1, 1966 in Somerset, the daughter of Margaret West Gossett and the late Don Gossett. She was a member of Beacon Hill Baptist Church and had worked for 28 years as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Donna was a compassionate and caring person and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her father; and her brother Lucas Gossett.
She is survived by Mark Davis, her loving husband of 32 years; her son, Gabriel Allen Davis of Somerset; her mother, Margaret Gossett; brothers, Eddie (and Kim) West of Somerset, and David (and Debbie) Gossett of Florida; and many nieces, nephews, and friends who mourn her passing.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Southern Oaks Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Caleb Wilson and Bro. Sam Crawford officiating.
Burial will be in Southern Oaks Cemetery.
Wanda Yates, age 91 of Burnside, Kentucky, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
She was born on July 20, 1929 in Burnside, daughter of the late Claude and Ollie Duncan Foster. She was a retired Teachers Aide for the Pulaski County School System. She was of the Methodist faith and liked working crossword puzzles and watching sports. Wanda loved and cherished her granddaughter, Audrey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband John Yates; daughter, Claudia Rubin; and her brother, James Foster.
She is survived by her son, Tommy (Tonya) Yates of Somerset; grandchildren, Audrey Yates, Abigail Bowers, and Olivia Bowers.
At her request there will be no funeral service. Interment will be in Mill Springs National Cemetery.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Wanda Yates.
Hazel Pauline Pemberton, formerly of Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown. She was 86.
Born on November 13, 1934, in Boone County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Clara Elliott Kirkpatrick.
Pauline was an LPN at Casey County Hospital for twenty years. She also worked at OshKosh. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Liberty. She was active in Judgement House and Vacation Bible School with her church. Pauline was an avid UK and Cincinnati Reds fan.
She is survived by a son, Todd Pemberton (Trish McDonald) of Cox’s Creek; three grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and special friends, Kenneth (Lucy) Pemberton and Tommy (Elaine) Wood.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold C. Pemberton; two sisters; and three brothers.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating.
Burial will follow in Tapscott Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Steve Wardrip, Mike Jones, Dave Smith, Tommy Wood, Shawn Conley, Jeffrey McDonald, and Joshua McDonald.
Arrangements for Ms. Pauline Pemberton are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Savannah Nicole Burton, age 25 of Berea Ky passed from this life on June 8th, 2021. She was born April 8th, 1996 in Somerset Ky to Donnie and Beverly Burton.
She enjoyed hiking, swimming, camping and being outdoors. She loved traveling and cherished her family and friends. She was employed by DSP at Path Forward of Kentucky.
She is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Shirley Bates; and paternal grandparents Beecher and Thelma Burton.
She is survived by her parents, Donnie Burton of Somerset and Beverly Burton; daughter Riley Moore; significant other, Ronald Moore; brothers, Nathan Burton of Lexington and Chris Bryant of Lexington; sister Amy Cox of Ky.
A private service for family only will be held at Southern Oaks Funeral Home Friday, June 11th 2021.
Robert Allen, Jr., 75, of Eubank, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Jean Waddle Care Center.
He was born December 15, 1945 in Clay County; son of the late Robert & Annie (Burkhart) Allen, Sr. He worked as a blacktop layer for Hinkle Construction.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma (Mercer) Allen; a daughter, Amy & (James) Caldwell of Crab Orchard; a stepson, Jimmy Black of Eubank; two sisters, Margaret Grace Hampton of Waynesburg & Ilene Morgan of Eubank; two grandchildren, Isaiah & Emma; three step-grandchildren, Bryanna, Alyssa, & Landon; and a great-granddaughter, Adalynn.
He is preceded in death by a son, Robert Travis Allen; five brothers, Marion Allen, Clarence Allen, Leslie Allen, Bert Allen, & Gib Allen; and five sisters, Ruby Profitt, Anna Barber, Pearl Spencer, Lizzie Burns, & Gladys Wesley.
A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Jeremy Johnson officiating.
Burial will be in Allen Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Roy J. Anderson, age 80, of Somerset passed from this life on Saturday June 5, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family and special friends. He was born November 1, 1940 in Faubush, Kentucky to the late Ray and Octavia Anderson.
Roy accepted Christ over 50 years ago. He loved farming and growing gardens so he could give away to family and friends. He always enjoyed coon hunting, his dogs, and fishing. His passion for John Deere tractors was well known. Roy was very proud of his tractors, and one could not come visit without seeing each of them. His love of John Deere tractors was only surpassed by his love of spending time with his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents, special niece Judy Faulkner, sister Rita Anderson and brother Thurman Anderson.
Roy leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 60 years, Doris Anderson; son John (Leisa) Anderson, daughter Kathy (Brian) McKee, grandchildren Kyle (Caitlin Quinn) Anderson, Nick Anderson, Allie Dodson (Austin Bailey) and Jaxon McKee. He is also survived by brother RA Anderson and sisters Jewell Ard and Pat Randolph, as well as a host of special friends and caregivers whom he considered his grandkids and family.
Visitation for Roy will be conducted Wednesday June 9, 2021 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.
Funeral services will follow at 2:30 pm with Pastor Moses Frasure officiating, interment will follow in Southern Oaks Cemetery.
Iva Dean Emerson, of Liberty, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021, at Casey County Hospital. She was 79.
Born on February 6, 1942, in Lincoln County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Amy Estes Sims. Iva Dean attended Liberty Church of God. She was a member of Pond Ridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and making clothes and riding in their Corvette in the Apple Festival.
She is survived by her husband, Jerald Lee Emerson, who she wed on June 10, 1960; a son, Mike (Teresa) Emerson of Jamestown; a granddaughter, April (Jonathan) Grider of Russell Springs; and a great-granddaughter on the way, Emerson Grace Grider. Other survivors include two sisters, Roberta Addington of Waynesburg and Ester Peavy of Franklin, Indiana; and two brothers, Jeff (Judy) Sims of Waynesburg and David “Pete” (Mary Jo) Sims of Columbus, Indiana.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister, Judy Hart; and a brother, Donald Estes.
The funeral service for Mrs. Iva Dean Emerson will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Morris Bryant officiating.
Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Patricia "Pat" Lovella Tibbets, 76, of Somerset, Kentucky passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.
She was born in Chattanooga, TN on November 27, 1944; She served her nation as a Military Police officer in the United States Army, and remained a proud Veteran. Pat loved playing BINGO, going to the steakhouse, and most of all, enjoyed socializing.
She is survived by her son, Leland Shook, Jr., and a daughter, Kelly Wagers; her grandchildren, Kristopher Barnes, Virgina Shook, Alison Stratton, AJ Williams, Cameron Wagers,Taylor Shook, Kaitlen Green, Austin Stratton; two great-grandchildren, Roman Green, and Evelyn Green; special friends, Della Ridner, Elva Kirkpatrick, Terri Nicole Nathan, Alan James Shane, Cory Lemmon, and Amanda Pittman.
A funeral service will be held at 1 PM Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Lockard officiating.
Burial will be in Mill Springs National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 PM Tuesday, June 8, 2021 until time for services.
David Sneed, of Waynesburg, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at Liberty Care and Rehab. He was 60.
Born on January 6, 1961, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Elger D. and Mary Frances Godbey Sneed. David loved his family.
He is survived by six brothers, Alvie (Alice) Sneed of Goshen, Ohio, Raymond (Darlene) Sneed of Goshen, Ohio, Edgar Dean (Mary K.) Sneed of Yosemite, Gerald (Gloria) Sneed of Waynesburg, Kenneth (Linda) Sneed of Waynesburg, and Eugene (Frances) Sneed of Franklin, Indiana; four sisters, Brenda Carman of Waynesburg, Ollie Tackett of Hamilton, Ohio, Judy (Sam) Allen of Waynesburg, and Ella Fayrene McAninch of Liberty.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Elger Sneed Jr., Edward Sneed, Russell Sneed; and five sisters, Opal Sneed, Edith Sneed, Elvera Salyers, Edna Atwood, and Elizabeth “Betty” Salyers.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Bethelridge Cemetery with Bro. Greg Powell officiating.
Norma Jean Turner, 84 of Bedford, IN, passed away on Friday January 1st, 2021, at IU Health in Bedford.
She was born on June 23rd, 1936, in Casey County, to William Coy and Ollie McFarland Gibson. Norma married George Turner in Miami, FL on September 8th, 1972, and he preceded her in death.
She was a salesperson and caregiver, her hobbies included doll maker, photography, painting, and writing, she was a member of the Bedford Baptist Temple.
Survivors include two sisters, Betty Buck of Bedford, IN and Rachel Estep of Johnson City, TN, one brother, William Stafford of Bradfordsville, KY and four half-brothers, Onie, David, Gary and Danny.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sisters, Josephine, Barbara, Sylvia and half-brother, Lonnie.
Visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 12th, 2021, at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.
A Celebration of Life service will be held 12:00 P.M. Saturday June 12th, 2021, at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.
Pastor Lyman Taylor officiating.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.bartlefuneralhome.com
Alan Robert MacHattie, age 89 of Liberty, KY passed away on Wednesday June 2nd, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Schenectady, NY on August 5th, 1931, a son of the late Robert MacHattie Jr and Hazel Antoinette Matthews MacHattie.
Alan was the widower of Janet Rae Quivey MacHattie.
Alan was a steel worker at G.E. and U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include: Sons: Rob Roy MacHattie and Jon Alan MacHattie both of Wells, NY, Daughters: Leah Denise Kelty of Liberty and Samantha and (Jacob) Betler of Dunnville, Ten Grandchildren, and Eleven Great Grandchildren.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and spouse was One Daughter: Rae Beth MacHattie and One Granchild.
Visitation will be held 5:00 P.M. Tuesday June 8th, 2021, at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.
A Memorial Service will be held 6:00 P.M. Tuesday June 8th, 2021, at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday June 9th, 2021, at Mill Springs National Cemetery with Military Rites performed by the Casey County Honor Guard.
Gary “Buzz” Baker age 60, of Somerset, passed away from this life on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
He was born on June 12, 1960 in Somerset to the late Edna and Floyd Baker.
He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Baker, his mother, Edna Baker and his sister, Roseann Wesley.
He leaves behind his wife, Sue Baker whom he married on February 14, 1992. Two daughters, Courtney (Brandon) Boyd of Science Hill, Kendra (Bryan) Bishop of Somerset, sister, Edna Sharon Congelton. He also had five grandchildren, Mason Boyd, Briley Jo Boyd, Finley Boyd, Hailey Layne and Ethan Layne, his pride and joy was his grandbabies. He also left behind a host of nieces and nephews, Gary (Dawn) Congelton of Lexington, Jason Congelton, Brian (Laura) Jackson of Somerset, Jami Tohill, Adam Wallen, Taylor Wallen, Mary Storm Wesley. Brother in laws, Jeff (Cyndi) Wallen, Mark (Angie) Wallen both of Somerset. He also leaves behind, his only aunt Jenny (Edsel) Dawes of Ohio, along with a host of cousins.
Gary was a faithful member of Potters Place Church. He was a dedicated member of Somernites Cruise since 2002, where he served as President in 2015 and was currently serving as Vice President. During those years he acquired many life-long friends. He was always known for having an infectious smile on his face and always greeting everyone with all the kindness in the world.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. at Potters Place Church.
Funeral service will be held Friday, June 4, 2021 at 11 A.M. at the church with Bro. Clyde Strunk and Bro. Kevin Hampton officiating, burial will follow in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Boyd, Brian Bishop, Mason Boyd, Ethan Layne, Keith Floyd, Bobby Burns and Jim Harris.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gideon Bible Fund.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Gary “Buzz” Baker.
Malcolm Douglas, of Liberty, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was 76.
Born on July 12, 1944, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Chester Douglas and Enola Lynn Pratt. Malcolm was retired from General Motors after 30+ years. He was a hardworking family man. He enjoyed old cars and bluegrass music. Malcolm was a Mason.
He is survived by a son, David Douglas of Liberty; a daughter, Denise (JR) Sheene of Liberty; four grandchildren, Brittany, Danielle, Molly, and Ashton; and six great-grandchildren, Trenton, Ian, Trey, Alexis, Althea, and Jay; two brothers, Garland Douglas of Cincinnati and Jack Douglas of Liberty; and a sister, Matrie Martin of Liberty.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Joe Douglas; three brothers, JC Douglas, Dallon Douglas, and Delano Douglas; and five sisters, Frances Allen, Vearin Shaw, Agatha Shaw, Pam Garrett, and Roxie Mann.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Hogue officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be JR Sheene, Leonard Allen, Kenny Allen, Rodney Martin, Michael Heiny, Donnie Douglas, Trenton Emerson, Jack Douglas, and Garland Douglas.
Arrangements for Mr. Malcolm Douglas are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Bobby Gene McMullin, 58, of Yosemite, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at his residence.
He was born August 18, 1962 in Versailles; son of Robert Gene & Iva Lee (Dick) McMullin.
He is survived by his parents; a brother, Ricky McMullin of Texas; and a sister, Lori Ann McMullin of Yosemite.
He is preceded in death by two brothers, Jackie & Timmy McMullin.
Private services will be held by the family.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
Helen Passmore, of Liberty, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at her home. She was 64.
Born on November 2, 1956, in Mt. Healthy, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Dora Noe Passmore. Helen was a caregiver for the elderly. She was a kind and caring person. She enjoyed gardening and overall loved to have a good time.
She is survived by two sons, Don (Rebekah) Kelley of Gravel Switch and Bobby Kelley of Liberty; three grandchildren, Dylan, Ethan, and Skylar; a great-grandchild, Jenson; and a brother, Larry Long of Versailles.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Passmore; two sisters, Mary Lee Wilson and Betty Harris; and three brothers, Bob Dillingham, Thermon Long, and J.C. Long.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Don Clark officiating.
Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 29, 2021.