Obituaries for Nov. 4

November 04, 2003

Ethel Earles

LIBERTY - Ethel Earles, 67, of Yosemite, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 13, 1936, in Cincinnati, she was the daughter of the late Archie Buise and Leona Sprinze. She was a former sewing factory employee, a homemaker, and member of Corinth Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Dwight Earles; four daughters, Teresa Davis of Indianapolis and Dianna Thomason, Nida Anthis and Donna Earles, all of Yosemite; two sons, Randall Earles of Yosemite and Stacy Earles of Liberty; two sisters, Anna Martin and Katherine Sandling, both of Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Tracy Earles.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Steven Willingham and Delas Earles. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery.


Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Kathryn M. Ferrell

LEBANON - Kathryn Miller Ferrell, 74, of Lebanon, died Sunday at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

Born March 28, 1929, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Coleman and Ruth Shewmaker Miller. She was a clerk for Goodwill Industries and the widow of Marcus D. Ferrell.

Survivors include a brother, Carl Miller of Danville; and a sister, Allene Dever of Gravel Switch.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bosley Funeral Home by the Revs. Ed Amundson and Robert Barr. Burial will be in Ryder Cemetery.

Visitation is after 4:30 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society or Gideon Living Memorial Bible Plan.


Manuel Carey

Services for Manuel Carey, 87, of Crestview Drive, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Clyde Strunk and James Kelly. Burial will in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

He died Sunday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Pallbearers will be James, Bill, Cecil, John and Chris Winburn and Joey Gilpin.

Honorary pallbearers are members of the Men's Adult 2 Sunday School Class of Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

David Pike

Services for David M. Pike, 75, of Spareminute Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Harmon. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

He died Friday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born July 10, 1928, in Highland, he was the son of the late Ernest and Molly Hubbard Pike. He was a retired corrections officer for Northpoint Training Center and a Baptist.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Bandy of Windermere, Fla.; two sons, Larry Pike and Robert Pike, both of Danville; two brothers, George Pike of Oakland, Calif., and John Pike of Liberty, Ind.; three sisters, Virginia Jenkins of Kings Mountain and Vilas Veatch and Jeannine Maddock, both of South Carolina; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Mary K. Johnson

STANFORD - Services for Mary K. Johnson, 70, of Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Redemption Road Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Gary Yocum. Burial will be in Angel Ridge Cemetery.

She died Sunday at her home.

Born May 12, 1933, in Kenton County, she was the daughter of the late Roy R. and Carrie V. Rankin Robinson. She was a saleswoman for Towncraft Cookware and a member of Redemption Road Pentecostal Church. She was the widow of Stanley L. Johnson.

Survivors include a son, Stanley R. Johnson of Birdseye, Ind.; six daughters, Patricia Walls of McKinney, Stanetta Doss of Danville, Rosemary Hazlett, Kathleen Merrell and Melva Cochran, all of Stanford, and Thelma Johnson of South Fork; a brother, Jim Price of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Becky Upton and Louise Remley, both of Covington; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Donald Martin Jr., Harry Hazlett, Greg Doss, Justin Merrell, Dale Irvin and Cody Merrell.

Honorary pallbearers are Harvey Taylor, Danny Coffman Jr., Holton and Dennis Cochran, Jerry Sears and Jerry Walls.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Thelma G. Rigsby

LANCASTER - Services for Thelma Green Rigsby, 79, of Kelly Ridge Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Harry Frey and Nelson Rhodus. Burial will be in Green-Woods Cemetery, Cartersville.

She died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born March 27, 1924, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Henry N. and Jennie Smith Green. She was a retired farmer, a member of Leavel Green Christian Church, and the widow of Bill Rigsby.

Survivors include a son, Billy Joe Rigsby of Lancaster; a brother, Elmore Green of Berea; two sisters, Fannie S. Barnes of South Carolina and Geneva Starnes of Paint Lick; a grandchild; and a stepgrandchild.

Pallbearers will be Danny and Jerry Barnes, Bobby Collett, Bill, Glenn and Jim Green, and Billy and Paul Rigsby.

Honorary pallbearers are Mike Lane, Red Bolton, Wesley Grant, Jack Rhodus, Steve Lane, Randal Lainhart, Tony Calhaun and Earl Dillard.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

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