David E. Brock
- Published on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 14:02
David E. Brock, 75, of Ages, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at his home. Born January 16, 1939 in Harlan County, he had lived here all of his life. David was a heavy equipment operator for Bow Valley Coal Company, and attended the Ages Mountain Assembly Church of God.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Ann Rainey Brock; his parents, Dewey Brock and Minnie Stokes Brock; four brothers, Charley, Lewis, Eugene and Doug Brock; one sister, Betty Nolan; a special brother-in-law, Jerry “Tub” Rainey; and a special sister-in-law Nannie Rainey.
Survivors include three children, Jenny Lynn Brock, Detroit, MI; Clyde Brock, Evarts; and Johnny Brock and wife, Snobia, Ages; one sister, Mary Whitty, Evarts; seven grandchildren, Tisha, Heather, Jared, Payton, Holly, Shawn and Derek. Also surviving are seven great-grandchildren; special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Shaw and Opal Rainey; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends, including special friends, Monk Curtis, Liege Hendricks, Ed Fuson and “Big Boy”; special friends and caregivers, Sharon Middleton, Ann Short, Helen Sizemore and Myra Brock.
Visitation will be held after 1:00 PM Thursday and all day Friday at the Ages Mountain Assembly Church of God.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Ages Mountain Assembly Church of God with the Reverend Kelles Greer and Reverend Donnie Harrison officiating. Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens with Family and Friends serving as pallbearers.
- Published on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 13:57
Flora “Granny Flip Flop” Bailey Burns, age 85, of Bledsoe, KY passed away May 13, 2014 at the Harlan ARH following a long illness. She was born October 10, 1928 in Harlan Co., KY to the late Abe and Nancy Huff Bailey. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bledsoe Pentecostal Church for 69 years, becoming a member when she was 16 years old.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Carlo Burns; children: Nancy Hensley, Fayetta Burns, and Reva Burns; brothers: Charlie, John, Berto and Richard Bailey; Sister, Vina Johnson; son-in-law, Henderson Farley; and 4 great grandchildren.
Left to mourn her passing are her children: Frankie Asher, J.C.(Tammy Wilson) Burns and Billy Ray (Mary) Burns, Irene Farley, and Rachel Miniard all of Bledsoe, KY, and “Tootie” (Pete) Patterson of Baxter, KY; Brothers: Elihue Bailey of Bledsoe, Abe (Lois)Bailey of Gulston, and Otto (Lila) Bailey of Arkansas; Sisters: Ann Esteridge of Loyall, Rose Pace of Wallins, Lydia Caldwell of Bledsoe, Lola Brock of Annville, KY and Tressie Johnson of Michigan; 16 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 16 great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be at the Bledsoe Pentecostal Church Thursday, May 15, 2014 beginning at 5PM.
Funeral will be Friday, May 16, 2014 at 1PM also at the Bledsoe Pentecostal Church with Reverends Perry Long and Gary Grubbs officiating. Burial will be at the Burns Cemetery, Bledsoe, KY with grandsons serving as pallbearers.
- Published on Monday, 12 May 2014 19:01
COLIETA HENSLEY SIZEMORE, 66 of New Tazewell, TN formerly of Wallins, died Sunday May 11, 2014 at Briarcliff Health Care in Oak RidgeTN.
She is preceded in death by her parents, James Hensley & Bessie Lester Hensley and a brother, Bobby Hensley.
She is survived by her children, Andrew Sizemore of Ann Arbor, MI; Manning Sizemore and Angie Sizemore both of New Tazewell, TN. Her brothers, Donnie Hensley and Jim Hensley both of Wallins.
It was Colieta’s wishes that she be cremated. No services are planned at this time.
- Published on Saturday, 10 May 2014 12:34
Bessie Wynn Holman, 84, of Closplint, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. She was born August 9, 1924 in Harlan County and had lived here all of her life.
Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Holman; her parents, Tilda and Dewey Wynn; a son, Doug Barker; and a daughter, Vivian Barker.
Survivors include four children, Kenny Holman and wife, Brenda; Richie Holman and wife, Kimberly; Michael Holman and wife, Judy; and Shannon Holman; a sister, Pauline Holman; and a brother-in-law, Ben Holman and his wife, Margie, all of Closplint. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, Bridget Gilbert, Becky Barker, Misty Hensley, Kennedy Holman, Geneva Eldridge, Lindsay Middleton, Chastina Bennett, Rachel Middleton, Sophie Coker, Beth Holman, Brooke Holman, Robyn Stewart and Ron Casey Rhymer; 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held Monday and Tuesday from 5 until 10 pm at the Closplint Church of God.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 4 pm at the Closplint Church of God with the Reverend Frank Howard officiating. Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens. Her family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
- Published on Monday, 12 May 2014 15:17
Daniel Hurst Waddell, 91, of Loyall went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his residence with his family by his side. Born June 11, 1922 in Lancing, TN; he was retired from General Services Administration and was also a U.S. Army veteran having served in WWII in the South Pacific and a member of the Wartburg Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed singing hymns and lived his life with integrity and gratitude to God.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alva G. Waddell and Cora Hurst Waddell; one brother, Harold Waddell and one sister, Dorothy Begley.
Hurst is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Eula Adkins Waddell, Loyall; two daughters, Judy Mayfield and husband Leslie, Baxter, and Janet Waddell, Harlan; one sister, Marjorie Waddell, Kingston, TN; one sister-in-law, Doris Waddell, Glen Allen, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be 12 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, in the chapel of Loyall Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, chapel of Loyall Funeral Home with Elder Steve Greene and Elder Jody Risner officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery, Keith, KY with Military Rites by the Harlan Honor Guard.
- Published on Sunday, 11 May 2014 21:12
Wayne Back, 48, of Cumberland, passed from this life on Friday, May 9, 2014 following a long illness. He was born January 14, 1966 to the late Burchess and Eunice Davidson Back. He was a retired auto mechanic and believed in the Pentecostal faith.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his step brother, Orville Roger Morris.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Shepherd Back; children, Brent and Brandon Back, step-children, Shayna and Robin Birchfield, Tommy Slone, and Chris Morton; one brother, Doyle Back; stepbrother, Delane Morris; six sisters and step-sisters, Tena Smith, Sara Kelly, Louann Fouts, Verla Lewis, Veronica Ingram, and Carolyn Spencer; four grandchildren, Logan and Autumn Back, Keria Slone, and Kaylee Back; and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at the Tri City Pentecostal Church in Cumberland after 5pm.
Funeral services will be held at the church on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 1 pm with Willie Harrison officiating. Following the funeral service, burial will be held at the Westlawn Cemetery in Cumberland. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.