Wednesday, 02 February 2011 14:14
Arnold Gilbert, age 68, of Laurel Creek, passed away Saturday at his home. He was a retired coal miner. He was a member of the Oneida Masonic Lodge and a member of the Island Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife: Jeanette Gilbert and his daughter: Tammy Gilbert of Laurel Creek.
He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: Oakley Gilbert and Ethel Hensley of Oneida, Estill Gilbert of Winchester, KY, Ruth Calvert of Carrollton, KY, Betty Sue Bishop of Dry Ridge, KY, Norma Lee Patterson of East Bernstadt and Nadine Bishop of Verona, KY.
Funeral services for Arnold Gilbert will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Island Creek Baptist Church with George Grigsby, Wendell Carmack and William Hugh Hudson officiating. Burial will follow at the Peaceful Valley Cemetery at Laurel Creek.
Visitation will be after 6:00 PM Tuesday at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel. The Britton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 February 2011 14:15
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:10
The family of Lincoln Smith wants to express their heart felt appreciation to all those who delivered love, kindness and support during our time of sorrow.
We want each and everyone of you to know that everything you did was very much appreciated.
Lincoln was very blessed and loved here on earth and was called home to heaven at the young age of 42.
He will always live and be loved in our hearts and memories.
Thank You All,
Tracy Smith, Rebecca Smallwood,
Marcella Smith and Maynard Smith
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:11
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:09
We the family of “Barbara Ann Hipsher Fair” would like to thank each, and everyone for all the expressions of concerns and sympathy shown to us during our “mothers” illness, and passing.
Thank you for your special prayers, visits, phone calls during our time of bereavement of mom, she was very special not only to us but she was so blessed to have so many family and friends who loved and cared for her very much... Thank you to those who sent flowers, sent special gifts and brought food.
Thank you to “Laurel Creek Health Care Center, east wing” for their special care for mom. “Memorial Hospital (2nd floor) nurses, staff, Dr JJ James” “St Joseph Hospital (5th floor) Drs. Nurses, staff for their excellent care, and attention for being so kind to us, and to answer all of our questions, and concerns of moms illness.
Thank you to Rev. Avis Thompson for visiting mom in the hospital and nursing home and having prayer with her and for the wonderful words of comfort and beautiful solo that touched our hearts, and St. Paul A.M.E Church for the wonderful serving of food to our family after the service.
Special thanks “to the Red Hat Ladies Society” Club for attending the service and wearing your beautiful Red Hats and Ms. Phyllis Robinson for the “Red Hat Tribute” in mom’s memory. Mom loved her Red Hat Club, and loved going places with her club members, and wearing her Red & Purple outfits and beautiful “Red Hats” that she had so many styles of.
Thanks to “Chelsea Flowers” for the beautiful spray. Special Thanks also to “Rominger Funeral Home” and wonderful staff for being so special and kind to us and “Paula” for making mom look so pretty as she always was. May God Bless each and everyone who was special in “Ann’s Life” she was loved by so many and loved so many as well. She will always have a special place in our HEARTS forever. Please continue to keep our family in prayer.
The Barbara “Ann” Hipsher Fair Family
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:10
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:09
Rosetta Ruth, age 76 of Manchester, passed away Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at her home. She was born October 4th, 1934 in Clay County to the union of Oakley and Dora Hooker Minton.
She is survived by her children, Charlene Bush of London, Gary Ruth of Manchester, and Barry Ruth of Manchester. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren, Nikki Hampton, Mary and Earl Phillips, Bradley Ruth and Barry Glenn Ruth; 7 great grandchildren, Kristen Rugh, Charlee Rith, Bryson Ruth, Drake Mundy, Connor Hampton, Joshua Xavier Ruth and Cory Cohen Ruth.
Also surviving are these brothers and sisters, Lucy Brumley, Roy Minton, John Thomas Minton, Elmer Minton, Shade Minton, and Herbert “Tip” Minton, all of Manchester.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Oakley and Dora Minton, her sisters, Alpha Goins and Hazel Sizemore and her grandson, Noah Douglas Phillips.
Funeral Services for Rosetta Ruth will be Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 1 PM in the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Herbert Minton will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Hooker Cemetery in the Blue Hole Community.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 25th, after 6 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:09
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:08
Robert Lee Wombles, age 23, passed away at his home in Burning Springs, KY. He was born January 14, 1988 and left this world January 19, 2011. He was disabled due to Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. He was a 2006 graduate of Clay County High School and worshipped at Pine Grove Church of Christ.
He was the son of Estill Wombles and Patsy Johnson Wombles. He is preceded in death by his father Estill Wombles and two uncles Johnny B. Wombles, Manuel Wombles and grandparents Carty and Ida Wombles.
He is survived by his mother: Patsy Johnson Wombles and the following half brothers and sisters: Donnie G. Johnson of Hazard, KY, Natasha Wombles of Burning Springs, KY, and Kenny W. Jones of Goose Rock. He is survived by his aunt and uncles Kimberly Johnson Waegaert and Val Waegaert of France, Ray Wombles of Burning Springs, KY and Roy Hibbard of Tyner, KY and by his grandparents: Orvas and Laura (Metcalf) Johnson of Oneida, KY. He is also survived by lots of cousin and great aunt and uncles.
He was an inspiration to all who knew him. He was loved by all. He had an outlook on life that we all need to live by. He always had a smile on his face and not complaining about having to spend his life in a wheelchair. He loved all people. He had to get as much as he could out of each day of his life. He will be dearly missed.
Funeral services for Robert Lee Wombles were held Saturday at 2:00 PM at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel with Jeremy Bowling officiating. Burial followed at the Johnson Cemetery at Oneida.
Visitation was Friday evening at the Britton Funeral Home.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 January 2011 15:08
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