- Published on Thursday, 27 March 2014 15:04
Geneva Dingus Pace, 82, of Lejunior, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born May 28, 1931 in Letcher County, she had lived here all of her life. She was a homemaker and believed in the Pentecostal faith. Geneva was preceded in death by her husband John Henry Pace; parents, Joe Dingus and Sarah Della Dingus; two sons, Larence Henry Pace and Arvil Pace; one grandson, John Philip Reeder; and one granddaughter, Julie Marie Pace.
Survivors include eight children, Roger Pace, Billy Pace, Ernie Pace, Alvin Pace, and Marvin Pace and wife Christina, all of Lejunior; Carolyn Jones and husband David, Owensboro, KY; Nancy Brown and husband Grant, Lafayette, IN; and Dorothy Reeder and husband Johnny, Loyall; Two sisters, Shirley Caudill, Lake City, Florida; and Rosie Dornell, Vera Beach, Florida. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday from 5 until 8 PM in the Chapel of the Evarts Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 1 PM in the Chapel of the Evarts Funeral Home with the Reverend John Carter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Dallas R. Gilbert
- Published on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 17:00
Dallas Ray Gilbert, 51 of Harlan, born Dec 9, 1962, departed from this world to his heavenly home on March 26, 2014 at the Harlan ARH. Dallas was a graduate of James A. Cawood High School and had attended school at the College of the Cumberland’s. He served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corp.
He is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Edna Gilbert; Sisters Deloris Ann Gilbert and Carrie Sue Gilbert Wynn.
Dallas is survived by his siblings Joyce and Hyden Curnutt, William Dan and Brenda Gilbert, Nancy and Ronnie Williams, Sie Bo and Vicky Gilbert, Roger and Pat Gilbert, Judy and Robert Keith, Betty Napier, Kenny Napier, Alice Smith (twin sister), and Eddie and Jantana Gilbert; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dallas can be called the "Godfather" at The Laurels, which was his home, were he leaves behind many friends. Dallas never met a stranger and loved everyone. If you ever met Dallas you know you where his favorite, as he always let you know this fact. Dallas wanted to go the ocean, so in keeping with his wishes that is where he will rest. All services will be Private.
In lieu of flower please donate to The Laurels Inc., Activity Fund, 169 County Pike, Harlan, KY 40831 in memory of Dallas Ray Gilbert.
Johnny Wayne Lewis
- Published on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:09
Johnny Wayne Lewis, 56 of Cumberland, was born on Thursday, February 6, 1958 and passed away from this life on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. He was a disabled coal miner and believed in the Holiness Faith.
Johnny is preceded in death by his parents, Austin Asher & Ruth Rachel Lewis Prater, and a daughter, Tiffany Ann Lewis.
Johnny is survived by his sons, John Austin Lewis of Cumberland and James Brown of Teetersville also two brothers, Raymond Blevins of Totz and Larry Halcomb of Richmond, KY and a host of relatives and friends who will sadly miss him.
Memorial services will be at 5PM on Thursday, April 3rd 2014 at Putney Church of God with Rev. Darrell Turner officiating.
- Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 14:11
Martha Ann Dean Sargent., 52, of Coxton passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, following a long illness. Born May 1, 1961 in Harlan County, she had lived here all of her life. Martha loved photography and had won many awards. She was the assistant photographer for Mountain Masters. She had also been an EMT and had worked for Bianchi Funeral Homes when they had an ambulance service.
Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Claude “Pnut” Sargent; her parents, Charlie Dean and Mattie Blackburn Dean; a brother, Charles David Dean; and two sisters, Wanda Sue Dean and Etta Marler.
Survivors include three children, Peggy Hubbard and husband, Doyle, Coxton; Brenda Hall and husband, Tommy, Evarts; Claude Steven Sargent and wife, Christy, Wallins; three sisters, Margaret Thomas and husband, Taylor, Corbin; Joyce Gutierrez, Texas; Mary Collins, Baxter; and two brothers, Gary Dean, Dayhoit; Gene Dean and wife, Carol, Baxter. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Corey Russell and Emily Hubbard, Amber, Breanna and Courtney Hall; Dylan Sargent and Hunter Dixon; a special friend, Bobbie Hamilton, Coxton; and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 until 8 pm at the Evarts Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in the Chapel of the Evarts Funeral Home with the Reverend Perry Long and the Reverend Gary Grubbs officiating. Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
- Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 10:11
Donald Wayne Creech, 54, of Madison, WV. Formally of Benham, KY passed from this life on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Charleston Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Donald was born November 25, 1959 in Benham, KY to the late Aaron and Lois Kitts Creech. He was a construction worker and a member of the Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter Christina Creech, of Benham, brothers Darrell Creech, of Benham, and Allan Creech of West Virginia, and sister Karen Whitaker, of West Virginia, nieces and nephews, Kevin Creech, Jill Creech, Keith Creech, Jimmy Knoble, and Timmy Knoble, and a host of other family and friends.
A memorial service will be held for Donald at a later date.
- Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 17:27
Sidney Mark Farmer, 60, of Harlan passed away on Tuessday at Harlan App. Reg. Hospital. Mark was a coal miner, a life long resident of Harlan County & believed in the Holiness Faith.
Mark is preceded in death by his parents, Earl & Offie Sanders Farmer & also his sister, Kathy Farmer.
Mark is survivied by his children, Eric Farmer of Ohio; Whitney Mills & Jordan Farmer, both of Harlan; two sisters, Vicky Farmer & Earlene Greene of Harlan. Also surviving are eight grandchildren.
No services are planned at this time, but memorial services will be held at a later date