- Published on Friday, 18 April 2014 12:20
Debra Lynn (Blevins) Bolton, 53 of Cawood, KY passed from this life Thursday April 17, 2014 at the Harlan ARH after a long battle with cancer.
Debra was the daughter of Frankie (Clem) Barrett and Husband William “Bill” Barrett of Cawood and Burley Blevins, Jr and wife Elizabeth of Tennessee; she is preceded in death by her grandparents, Will and Daisy Clem; George and Nancy Blevins; an infant sibling and an infant nephews.
Besides her parents she is survived by her husband of 35 years, Glen Bolton; 2 sons, Glen Eric Bolton of New Tazewell, TN and Joseph Bolton of Cawood; 3 honorary adopted children, Ric Johnson, Jessica Hubbard and Jennifer Jeffers; 2 sisters, Kathy Sawyers of Lexington, KY and Gina Dodson and husband Don of Florence, KY; a very special aunt, Jackie Clem McKenzie; she leaves a host of other children who love her; 24 nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Sunday April 20, 2014 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Lenarue Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 pm at the church with Rev. Joe Howard officiating.
Graveside services will be 10:00 am Monday April 21, 2014 at the Resthaven Cemetery at Keith. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 9:30 am to proceed to the cemetery.
John Henry Wilson
- Published on Friday, 18 April 2014 12:15
John Henry Wilson, age 79, of Bledsoe, KY went home to be with Jesus April 16, 2014 at the Middlesboro ARH following a long illness. He was born February 2, 1935 in Harlan, KY to the late Henry Wilson and Willimae Taylor Wilson. He was in the United States Air Force. He was a barber and a truck driver.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers: J.C. Wilson, Edgar Wilson, Roger Cooper, Gordon Cooper, and Eli Cooper and a sister, Bonnie Syner.
He is survived by his brother, Gary Cooper, Sr., Bledsoe, KY and James Cooper, Jr. of Baxter, KY; sisters: Yvonne Hamlow of Florida, Christine Cooper of Bledsoe, KY, and Tina Farley of Bledsoe, KY; special niece, Samantha Cooper, and special nephew, Dalton Cooper; sisters-in-law: Carolyn Cooper, Cheryl Cooper, and Gracie Mae Wilson; brother-in-law, Bill Hamlow; nieces and nephews: Joe, Dale, Chris, Brittany, and Debra Wilson, Cynthia Cooper, Gary Cooper, Jr., Brittany Cooper, Tiffany Cooper, Mary Saylor, Jennifer Roe, Linda Salter, Rhonda Mouchette, Crystal Clevenger, Tabitha Parker, David, Scott, and Kevin Cooper, and a host of cousins, family and friends.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 5 to 7PM at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home.
Funeral will follow at 7PM in the chapel of Mount Pleasant with the Rev. Billy Cann officiating. Burial will be Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 10AM at the Wilson Cemetery, Bledsoe, KY with friends and family serving as pallbearers.
- Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 14:58
John Robert Stewart, age 72, of Cawood, KY passed away April 16, 2014 at the Harlan ARH following a long illness. He was born March 19, 1942 in Harlan, KY to the late Mirld Stewart and Delilah Childers. He was a coal miner for Bow Valley Coal Co. He believed in the Church of God faith.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Charles Stewart, and sister, Beulah Couch.
He is survived by his wife, Della Mae Stewart, of Cawood; children: Robert Lee “Robbie” (Sharon) Stewart, Doug (Ruby) Stewart, Michael (Susan) Stewart, and Michael (Susan) Stewart all of Cawood; brothers: Andy Clay of Speedwell, TN, Wayne (Barbara) Stewart of Cawood, Ed (Gail) Stewart of Pineville, KY, Denver Stewart of Brownie’s Creek, and Bill Stewart of Bob’s Creek; sisters: Mary Lou Jones of Cawood, Nacoma Hunley of Brownie’s Creek, Elizabeth (Raymond) Wyatt of Tazewell, TN, Martha (Hubert) Grubbs of Cawood, Cindy (Clyde) Gaily of Cawood, and Rosie (Jamie) Wyatt of London, KY; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and family.
Visitation will be at the Riverside Mountain Assembly, Cawood, KY Friday, April 18, 2014 from 5 to 8PM.
Funeral will be Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2PM also at the Riverside Mountain Assembly with Reverends Franklin Stewart and Spencer Burkhart officiating. Burial will be in the Stewart Family Cemetery, Cawood, KY with friends and family serving as pallbearers.
- Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:37
Stella “Mamaw” Hensley, age 100, of Totz, KY passed away April 15, 2014 at the Harlan ARH. She was born February 25, 1914 in Sharps Chapel, TN to the late William F. Wilford and Sarah Elizabeth Wilford. Stella was of the Church of God faith. She attended the Totz Church of God and taught Sunday School for many years. She loved serving the Lord and loved the outdoors. She also loved working in her garden and flower beds. She was a quilter and enjoyed making quilts for all her family to enjoy. She was loved by many and was “Mamaw” to everyone.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Kermit R. Hensley; her son, Bruce D. Hensley, and a baby daughter, Betty; sisters: Elsie, Lillie, Dalley, and Dorothy; brothers: Thomas, William, Jacob, Dewey, Jake and Bud.
She is survived by her son, Roy E. (Glenda) Hensley of Totz, KY, daughter-in-law, Mrs. Bruce (Mary) Hensley, a brother, Clifford Wilford (Cathy) of Elks Knob, AL, a sister, Beulah Sutton of Middlesboro, KY, grandchildren: Susie (Denny) Mullins, Jimmy (Lisa) Hensley, Donna (Nicky) Noe, Diane (Bob) Mullins, Rachel Hensley, Eddie Hensley, and Earl Hensley, Randy Taylor, and Jeff (Sue)Taylor; great grandchildren: Tyler Hensley, Brittany Hensley, Branden Watts, Matthew Mullins, Ashley Mullins, Seth Noe, Zachary Noe, Lyndsey Noe (David) Carmical, Jordan(Charli) Hensley, Kevin Hensley, Cory Hensley, Ryan, Katie, and Brady Taylor; great great grandchildren: Hunter, Samuel, Hudson, Cameron, Kiley, Kolby; also a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Visitation will be Friday April 18, 2014 from 6 to 8PM at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home.
Funeral will be Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1PM in the chapel of Mount Pleasant with Rev. Nicky W. Noe officiating. Burial will be at Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Middlesboro, KY with grandsons and great-grandsons serving as pallbearers.
- Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:32
Donna G. Jinkins, age 67 of Carmel, IN, passed away April 14, 2014. She was born April 12, 1947 to the late Clarence D. Sr. and Ollie Mae Langford Cornette. Donna attended Thomas Carr Howe High School and Cumberland High School in Cumberland, KY. She also attended the Patricia Stevens Modeling College, became a successful model, was Miss Dodge Charge in 1966 and modeled for Mia Cosmetics professionally. She was in the Data Processing Department of ADP for 28 years. Donna was loved by many and will be missed greatly. Her loving advice and words of wisdom will be something we all will cherish forever, along with the memory of the beautiful person she was. Rest in Peace, Donna. Love Always, Your Family.
Donna is survived by boyfriend, Timothy Pilkinton; brother, Danny Cornette; sister, Beverly Wiggins; nieces, Marcy McQueen and Heather Houston; nephew, Jesse Deer; and great-nephew, Andrew Leslie.
Donna is preceded in death by a sister, Nikki Houston.
A graveside service will be held for Donna on Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Huff Cemetery in Cumberland, KY at 2 PM.
- Published on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:09
Wilma Peace Short, 80, of Closplint went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 14, 2014. Born June 21, 1933 in Harlan County, she had lived here all of her life. Wilma retired as a cook and an aide at the Holmes Mill Elementary School. She was a faithful member of the Huff Settlement Baptist Church. A very loving person, she especially loved her church and her family.
Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, Milford Short; her parents, George Peace and Lucy Wynn Peace; her daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Ronnie Short; and a grandson, Michael Short.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Perkins Short, Cawood; two grandchildren, Ashley Perkins Hurst and husband, William, Bean Station, TN; Mitchell Short, Closplint; and five great-grandchildren, Darby Hurst, Michaela Short, Blade Short, Allie Caudill and China Caudill. Also surviving are three sisters, Bernice Smith, Putney; Shirley Morgan and husband, Jack, Cincinnati; Imogene Tolliver, Pineville; four brothers, George Peace, Jr., Barbourville; Jay Peace and wife, Bobbie; James Peace and wife, Earlene; Morris “Bud” Peace and wife, Donna, all of Closplint; and a host of other family and friends, including special friends, Doris Bush and Alphene Anderson, both of Closplint.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 until 8 pm at the Evarts Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 12 noon in the Chapel of the Evarts Funeral Home with the Reverend Scotty Witt officiating.
Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.