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Manford Roark, age 74, of Pathfork, KY passed away February 14, 2015 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center, Hazard, KY. He was born January 22, 1941 to the late Hiskel and Florence Roark. He was a retired coal miner and was a member of the Blackstar Pentecostal Church.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by 3 brothers.
Left to mourn his passing is his wife, Niokie Roark, children, Daryl Roark, Donnie Roark, and Manford (Sandra) Roark, Jr, sisters, Christine Hensley, Ollie Moore, and Hazel Humfleet, all of Pathfork, KY.
Visitation will be Saturday, February 28 from 11AM to 1PM at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. Memorial Service will follow at 1PM with Rev. James Earl Hensley officiating.
Walter Lee Hensley, age 66, of Jonesville, VA passed away February 21, 2015 at his home. He was born August 8, 1948 in Rose Hill, VA to the late Elmer and Edna Dean Hensley. He was a truck driver for American Concrete.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by brother Armour Hensley.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Sue Hensley, of Jonesville, VA, sons, Doug Hensley and wife, Josefina of Charlotte, NC and Greg Hensley and wife, Lissa, of Ft. Mill, SC, daughter, Lori Marcum of Jonesville, VA; 3 sisters, Joann Napier of Bledsoe, KY, Anita Bowling of Speedwell, TN, and Debbie Stewart of Dalton, GA; 2 brothers, Grover Hensley of Lafayette, GA and Randy Hensley of Dallas, GA, 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Visitation will be Friday, February 27 from 4 to 6PM at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home, Harlan, KY. Funeral will follow at 6PM in the chapel of Mount Pleasant with Rev. Lonnie Napier officiating. Graveside service with be Saturday, February 28 at 11AM at Resthaven Cemetery, Keith, KY with friends and family serving as pallbearers.
Dola Mae Simpson Noe, 93 of Wallins, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 23, 2015, at the Harlan Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was a dedicated mother and homemaker who loved the Lord and believed in the Pentecostal faith. She served the Lord most of her life and attended Banner Fork No.1 Pentecostal Church for many years, where she loved to sing. She loved flowers and loved to garden. Dola was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Ewell Noe, Sr.; her parents, Jessie Wilkes Simpson and Elizabeth Gross Simpson; five sisters, Martha Goins, Charsley Souleyrete, Pearlie Gross, Sudie Nowlin, and one infant sister; three brothers, John Combs, Augustus Howard and Fred Combs; grandchildren, Donald (Don Don) Thomas; Charles (Buddy) Thomas, Merlin Mouzin III, Jeffery Lewis; and two daughters-in-law, Iris Noe and Darlene Noe. Dola leaves behind one sister, Ruth Simpson Goins, Monroe, MI; 12 children, Georgia Lankford and husband Jack, Clarksville, TN; Mary Lewis and husband Jack, Richmond, KY; Alice Fields and husband Larry, Wallins; Jessie Noe, Shelbyville, TN; Brenda Thomas and husband Don, Wallins; Eula Stivers and husband Mitch Piech, Wallins; Luster Noe and wife Celia, Wallins; Lawrence Noe and wife Darlene, Brooksville, KY; Freddie Noe, Columbia, KY; Frank Noe and wife Buffy, Wallins; Ella Brock and husband Ronnie, Wallins; and Ewell Noe, Jr., Wallins. Also surviving are 27 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great- grandchildren. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Loyall Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015, in the chapel with the Reverend Don Thomas and the Reverend Ronnie Brock officiating. Burial will be in the Harlan County Memorial Gardens. Grandsons and men of the church will serve as pallbearers.
Carla Denise Ward
Carla Denise Ward, age 54, of Middlesboro, KY passed away February 23, 2015 at the Middlesboro ARH following a long illness. She was born July 20, 1960 in Gary, IN to the late Thomas Howard and Arnette Howard Crider. She was Registered Nurse at the Middesboro ARH for 15 years.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Pamela Denise Ward.
She is survived by grandson, Kristopher Cornett of Cumberland, KY, special niece, Candis Gilliam and husband, Tony, of Gordon, KY and their son, Tyler Gilliam, of Gordon, KY; brothers and sisters: Charlsie Day and husband, Fred, of Dalton, GA, Tony Howard and wife, Norma of Watts Creek, KY, Starr Blair and husband, Frank, of Lexington, KY, Robert Howard and fiancé, Sylvia Mason, of Corbin, KY, and Donna Maggard and husband, Joe, of Eolia, KY. Also surviving are Carla’s special friends and work family at the Middlesboro ARH.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 26 from 5 to 8PM at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. Funeral will be Friday, February 27 at 11AM in the chapel of Mount Pleasant with Murry McGlone officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery with friends and family serving as pallbearers.
Lowell Davidson, age 65 of Cumberland, KY, passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the Hazard ARH of a brief illness. He was born February 18, 1950 in Benham, KY to the union of the late Hie and Bonnie Smith Davidson. Lowell worked many years as a truck driver and a volunteer for the Tri City Rescue Squad. He believed in the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ faith.
He is preceded in death by his siblings, Charlie, Frances, Geraldine, Naomi, and Roberta.
He leaves his loving wife, Deborah Metcalfe Davidson; children, Gerald (April) Davidson and Deanna Davidson, both of Cumberland, and Timothy Davidson of Leatherwood, KY; sisters, Evelyn Miles and Donna Kay Raleigh of Cumberland; grandchildren, Morgan Simpkins, Sydney Jenkins, Christian Davidson, and Autumn Davidson; special nephew, Allen Coots; and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends in the Chapel of the Tri City Funeral Home, 506 Holly Street, Benham, KY on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, between the hours of 5 – 8 pm.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 2 pm in the Chapel with Reverend Eugene Baker officiating. Interment will be in the Davidson Cemetery on Foutch Street in Cumberland, KY. Family and friend will serve as the pallbearers.