Obituaries for Oct. 8

October 08, 2003

George C. Hawkins

CRAB ORCHARD - George C. Hawkins Sr., 87, of Crab Orchard died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Born July 8, 1916, in George's Fork, Va., he was the son of the late John H. and Bessie G. Lane Hawkins. He was a retied sawmill operator and co-owner of Hawkins Brothers Sawmill. He also had been a welder, and is a Navy veteran and the widower of Zula Weaver Hawkins. He had been a member of Crab Orchard Lodge F&AM since 1949.

Survivors include two daughters, Sarah E. Brown of Harrodsburg, and Linda M. Rose-Hoagland of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; four sons, George C. Hawkins Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., Royce B. Hawkins of Yosemite, Jonathan Hawkins of Winchester and William David Hawkins of Mesa, Ariz.; three sisters, Thetta Denny of Crab Orchard, Clara J. Cantrell of Shelby Gap, and Lorett Conners of Stanford; four brothers, Delbert and Felmer Hawkins, both of Crab Orchard, Elmer Hawkins of Hope, Ind., and David S. Hawkins of Columbus, Ind.; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; nine step great-grandchildren; and a step great-great-grandchild.


Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by the Rev. Tony Shelton. Burial will be in Sophus Cemetery, Broughtontown.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday with a Masonic service at 6:30 p.m.

Christine C. Hendrickson

GREENSBURG, Ind. - Christine C. Hendrickson, 77, of Greensburg, died Monday at her home.

Born Dec. 11, 1925, in Birmingham, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Ernest E. and Orie Mae Howard. She was a teacher and homemaker. She attended Eastern Kentucky University and University of Kentucky. She was a member of the UK Alumni Association, Kings Mountain United Methodist Church, Gideon's International Auxiliary and Eastern Kentucky State Teachers Association.

Survivors include her husband, Rolla B. Hendrickson of Greensburg; two sons, Rolla Hendrickson Jr. of Lake Park, Ga., and Michael Hendrickson of North Carolina; a daughter, Linda S. Grobauskas of Greensburg; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Waddle. A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday at K.P. Hall Cemetery near Kings Mountain.

Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home.

Steven P. McCrady

HARRODSBURG - Steven Paul McCrady, 49, of Midway, formerly of Harrodsburg, husband of Freda Anderson McCrady, died Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Barbara N. Peck

SHARPSBURG - Barbara N. Peck, 89, of Sharpsburg, died Friday at Mary Chiles Hospital in Mount Sterling.

Born May 8, 1914, in Roswell, N.M., she was the daughter of the late Renzo D. and Laura Adams Bowers. She was a retired teacher and a member of Sharpsburg Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Alan N. Peck; two sons, Alan and John Peck, both of Mount Sterling; a daughter, Alice Jo McReynolds of Danville; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were Sunday at Taul Funeral Home. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Lucille Simpson

LANCASTER - Lucille Simpson, 70, of Paint Lick, died Tuesday at Pattie A. Clay Hospital.

Born Dec. 26, 1932, in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Luvenia Stinnett Sparks. She was a homemaker and a member of Harmons Lick Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, John W. Simpson Sr. of Berea; a daughter, Anna S. Long of Richmond; a son, John Wesley Jr. of Berea; two brothers, Clifton Sparks of Berea, and Carl Sparks of Indianapolis; two sisters, Dorothy and Marie Kinnaird, both of Garrard County; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by Preston McQuerry and James Tyra. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Wesley Simpson, Phillip Kidwell, John Long, Jordan Pitman, Ryan Prater and Blake Simpson.

Honorary pallbearers are Paxton Newman, Dorothy Lamb, Shelton Moss, Charles Stinnett, Ralph Simpson, Phil Davis, Bob Claprodt and Bessie Hawkins.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Mark W. Taylor

STANFORD - Mark Wesley Taylor, 39, of Hustonville died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. He was the son of Donald and Martha Taylor of Hustonville. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.


Onsby Allen

LIBERTY - Services for Onsby Allen, 88, of Onsby Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Vernon Blakey and Jessie Long. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.

He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Dec. 21, 1914, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Henry and Lillie Buck Allen. He was a farmer and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

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