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Charlotte A. Clay, age 60 of Cloverlick, entered into Heaven’s gates on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. She was born on June 07, 1954 in Harlan County to the late Kenneth McKnight and Norma Vazzana McKnight Brock. Charlotte spent her life as a homemaker to her family, loved gardening and tending her flowers, and loved her pet grandchildren; boxers, Kolbe, Keisha, Kayne, Kenya, Khamp, Keira, and Loki; coon dog, Magnum. She believed in the Baptist faith.
Other than her father, she is preceded in death by her husband, Barney Clay, Jr.
She will forever missed, by her children, Matthew Clay of Cloverlick and Mary Ann “Pooh” (Bryan) Adams of Delphia; mother, Norma Brock; sisters, Sharon McKnight and Connie Taylor; grandchildren, Lyndsey Adams and Brayden Clay; special friend, Gary Ledford; and host of other family and friends.
Visitation services will be held at the Central Baptist Church in Cumberland, KY on Saturday, February 28, 2015, between 6 – 9 pm. Funeral services will be at the church on Sunday, March 01, 2015, at 11 am with Glenn Cornett, Jonathan Monhollen and Roger Colinger officiating.
Interment will be in the Hall-Clay Cemetery in Cloverlick, KY with family and friends serving as pallbearers and Brayden Clay and Phillip McKnight serving as honorary pallbearers.
David C. Smith
David C. Smith, age 72 of Cloverlick, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at his residence with family by his side. He was born in Cloverlick, KY on July 12, 1942 to the late Spencer and Belvia Hall Smith. David worked 23 years as a Mine Repairman for Scotia Coal Company and served his country proudly in the United States Army. He loved his grandchildren, gardening, and was a member of the Linefork House of Prayer.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Claude Morris, John Morris, Randy Morris, Hayward Smith, and Gary Smith.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 45 years, Phyllis Polly Smith; daughters, Selena (Condy) Wade of Oklahoma City, OK and Misty (Jack) Turner of Jonesville, VA; brothers, Aaron Morris, Dennis Smith, Jessie Smith, and Larry Smith; sister, Sue Miles; grandchildren, Kendrin Wade, Maya Echeverria, and Macey Turner; step-grandchildren, Alexis and Madeline Turner; sister-in-laws, Ginger Smith and Gayno Smith; and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends in the Tri City Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, February 28, 2015, between 6 – 9 pm. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel on Sunday, March 01, 2015, at 2 pm with Glenn Cornett, Patrick Shepherd, and Mary Bennett officiating.
Interment will follow in the Peaceful Acres Cemetery at Hiram, KY with Military Rites at graveside by the Harlan Honor Guard. Pallbearers are Roger Polly, Terry Creech, Dakota Shepherd, Kelvin Polly, Kedrin Wade, and Melvin Hardy.
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.