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12-29 OBITUARY NOTICES


Mr. Robert Paul Adkins, age 71, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2004 at Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico, TN. He was a member of the Mt. Ash Baptist Church, a lifetime member of the NRA and a member of the Williamsburg Historical-Genealogy Society. He is survived by his wife, Nannie Smith Adkins of Williamsburg, KY, (4) sons; Robert Morgan Adkins of Utica, NY, David Paul Adkins and wife, Sherri of Corbin, KY, Richard Martin Adkins and wife, Teresa of Taylor, MI, and Michael Timothy Adkins of Newport, MI, (7) granddaughters, (2) brothers; James Adkins of Taylor, MI, and Edward Adkins of Pleasant View Community, Williamsburg, KY, several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services were held on Friday, December 24, 2004 at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Carpenter and Mr. Kenneth Johnson officiating. Burial followed in the Rains Cemetery. Pallbearers were; Eddie Adkins, Danny Adkins, Arnie Smith, Pamela Good, Carl Good, Arthur McKiddy and George Leach. Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Mr. Michael Dean Sutton, age 36, of Sioux Falls, SD, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2004 at his home. He is survived by his father and step-mother Robert Sutton and Dana of Seymour, TN, his mother; Deanne Carr of Salina, KS, (1) sister; Maria Lemoine of Salina, KS, a half-brother; Evan Robert Sutton of Seymour, TN, his grandmother; Carolyn Kasiska of Elsworth, KS, a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services were held on Friday, December 24, 2004 at Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roy Sutton officiating. Burial followed in the Piney Grove Cemetery. Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Rev. Chestel Powers, age 89, of Frakes, KY passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at his home. He was an ordained minister for 60 years and a member of the Laurel Fork United Baptist Church. He is survived by (4) sons; Alfred Powers and wife, Pat of Stephens City, VA, Allen Powers and wife, Ruth of Frakes, KY, Randal Powers and wife, Garline of Wapak, OH, and Rev. Ulys Lynn Powers and wife, Helen of Frakes, KY, (5) daughters; Jeanie Lowe and husband Roy of Wapak, OH, Nancy Buress and husband, Ronnie of Wapak, OH, Judy Dixon and husband Fred of Harrogate, TN, Lola Owens and husband Donnie of Frakes, KY and Virginia Bowsher and husband Dennis of Stephens City, VA, (10) grandchildren, (12) great grandchildren, (1) brother; Earl Powers of Marion, NC, a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. He was preceded in death by his parents; Luster Powers and Elizabeth Fuson Powers, his wife, Ola Partin Powers and (2) sons; Willie Powers and Tony Powers. Funeral services were held on Monday, December 27, 2004 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Ulys Lynn Powers and Rev. Jerry Fuson officiating. Burial followed in the Powers Cemetery at Frakes, KY. Creech Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. This announcement courtesy of Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY. Nola Beatrice Veach Baird, age 87, of Xenia, OH, (formerly of Mulberry Community, Williamsburg, KY) passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2004 at the Greenwood Manor Nursing Home. She retired from General Motors in 1974 after 30 years of service. She was a longtime member of the Shroyer Road Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter; Bonnie Fear and husband, Norman of Xenia, OH, (2) grandsons; Jeffrey Fear and wife, Kelly of Xenia, OH and Timothy Fear and wife, Carolyn of Xenia, OH, (5) great grandchildren; Jordan Fear, Renee Fear, Cole Fear, Kyle Fear and Nathaniel Fear, a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Baird, (2) brothers; Joe Veach and John Veach, and (2) sisters; Laura Lawson and Rachel Maiden. Funeral services will be held on 7 PM on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at Tobias Funeral Home in Dayton, OH and at 11 AM on Friday, December 31, 2004 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Williamsburg, KY. The clergy officiating will be Dan Jordan. Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY is in charge of all arrangements. Virgil Lee Ellison, age 59, of Corbin, KY passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2004 at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin, KY.He was preceded in death by his father; Cheslie Ellison, a brother; Cheslie Harold Ellison and a sister; Shirley Cole. He is survived by his wife; Phyllis White Ellison, his mother; Virginia Martin Ellison, one son; Virgil Lee Ellison, Jr and his wife, Anna of London, two brothers; Bill Ellison and wife, Theresa, and Carl Ellison and wife, Sandy, all of Corbin, three grandchildren; Jessica, Michael and Sara Ellison. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Pastor Thurston Hensley officiating. Burial followed in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Corbin, KY. Messages of condolence may be written to the family by logging on vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home of Corbin, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Etta N. Derrick, age 87, of Corbin, KY, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at the Laurel Heights Nursing Home. Born August 31, 1917 in Whitley County, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Eliza Sharp Nantz, and the widow of James T. Derrick. She belonged to the First Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons; Hershel C. Barton of Wise, VA, Bobby A. Derrick and wife, Donna of Indianapolis, IN, two daughters; Lois Y. Underwood and husband James "Bud" of Sarasota, FL, Frankie Sasser and husband Glenn of Corbin, KY, (11) grandchildren, (13) great grandchildren, and (2) great great grandchildren, (2) brothers; Oscar Nantz and wife, Ann of Cincinnati, OH, Raymond Nantz and wife, Evelyn of Corbin, KY, (2) sisters; Georgia Patrick of Rockholds and Jean Patrick of Lexington; (2) sisters-in-law, Barbara Nantz of Corbin, and Vera Nantz of Lexington. Funeral services were held on 3 PM on Sunday, December 26, 2004 at the O'Neil Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Allen officiating. Burial followed in the Rest Haven Cemetery. Condolence messages may be sent to www.oneilfh.com. O'Neil Funeral Home of Corbin, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Tevis Mildred Phelps, age 87, of Corbin, KY went to her new home on Tuesday, December 21, 2004. She belonged to the Good Hope Baptist Church.Tevis is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Henry Phelps. They had (2) daughters; Phyllis Joyce Lawson and the late Brenda Anita Grant, both of Corbin. Other survivors include (2) grandsons; Rick Moore of London and Jim Ed Lawson of Louisville, (2) granddaughters; Kelli Lentine and Tonya Binder, both of Orlando, FL, (10) great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Bruce Wayne Lawson and a son-in-law; Jimmy Lawson, both of Corbin, KY. Her funeral was held on Friday, December 24, 2004 at the O'Neil Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Johnny Jervis and Rev. Doyle Lester officiating. Burial followed in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens. Condolence messages may be sent to www.oneilfh.com.O'Neil Funeral Home of Corbin, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Margaret Hill, age 59, of Jellico, TN passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2004 at Beech Tree Manor. Graveside services were held on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at Douglas Cemetery with Rev. Durand Dixon officiating. Burial followed in the Douglas Cemetery. Harp Funeral Home of Jellico, TN was in charge of all arrangements. Dr. Wayne Kidd, age 36, of Corbin, KY passed away on Monday, December 20, 2004 at Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin, KY. He was the husband of Rhonda Jean Kidd. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. G. W. Delatte and Rev. Tom Jones. Burial followed in the Pine Hill Cemetery. Hart Funeral Home of Corbin, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Spanis Bowlin, age 92, of Jellico, TN passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2004 at the Jellico Community Hospital. She was the widow of the late Theodore Bowlin. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at the Cox and Son Chapel with Rev. Jerome Walden officiating. Burial followed on Friday, December 24 in the Jellico Cemetery. Cox and Son Funeral Home of Jellico, TN, was in charge of all arrangements. Sophie Helen Davis, age 84, of Albuquerque, NM passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2004 in Albuquerque, NM. She was the wife of the late Kelly L. Davis.Funeral mass was celebrated on Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Corbin, KY. Burial followed in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens. Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home of Corbin, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Landon Nantz, age 64, of Satsuma, FL passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2004 in Lake City, FL. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Russell Stidham officiating. Burial followed in the Resthaven Cemetery. Hart Funeral Home of Corbin, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Ben Bryant, age 83, of Corbin, KY passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2004 at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin, KY. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, and the husband of Shirley Bryant. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at the Jones and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Roark officiating. Burial followed in the Young Cemetery in Corbin, KY. The Jones and Son Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Donnie Smith, age 55 of Cincinnati, OH passed away on Monday, December 20, 2004 in Cincinnati, OH. Funeral services were held on Friday, December 24, 2004 at Elk Fork Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Valleyview Cemetery. Tredway-Pellitt Funeral Home in Cincinnati, OH was in charge of all arrangements. Announcement courtesy of Harp Funeral Home of Jellico, TN. Lona McCracken, age 86, of Florence, KY (formerly of Corbin) passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 in Edgewood, KY. Funeral services were held at Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial followed in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens. Hart Funeral Home of Corbin, KY was in charge of all arrangements. Mary Hicks Solomon, age 80, of Jellico, TN (Kentucky Hill Community) passed away on Jellico Community Hospital. Funeral services were held on Sunday, December 26, 2004 at Harp Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Junior Dople officiating. Burial followed in the Douglas Cemetery. Harp Funeral Home of Jellico, TN was in charge of all arrangements. Eugene Brown, age 75, of 90 Byrd Street, Williamsburg, KY passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 in Harrison, OH. He is survived by a son; Jimmy Brown of Pleasant View. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ellison Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY. Millie Hollars Dyer, age 90, of Loyall (formerly of Whitley County) passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2004 in Loyall. She is survived by a daughter; Sue Carter of Loyall, KY. Graveside service and burial will be on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at 1 PM at Perkins Cemetery with Rev. Robert Landis officiating. Arrangements were made by Ellison Funeral Home of Williamsburg. Arthur Perkins Arthur Perkins, age 62, of Dayton, OH, (formerly of Gatliff Community, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2004 at his home in Dayton, OH. He was the brother of Aileen Childers. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY. This announcement is a courtesy of Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY.