Obituaries for Dec. 1

December 01, 2003

Valinda M. Bell

Valinda Evelyn McBeath Bell, 94, of Danville, died Saturday at Charleston Health Care Center.

Born Aug. 19, 1909, in Hedgeville, she was the daughter of the late Harvey F. and Emma Jones McBeath. She was a homemaker and owned a farm in Hubble. She was a 1928 graduate of Danville High School and had been the oldest living alumnus. She attended Kentucky College for Women and was a member and past Regent of the St. Asaph Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. She also was a member of the Daughters of 1812 and Society of Boonesborough. She was a lifetime member of McKendree Methodist Church where she had been a Sunday school teacher and held several administration positions.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Evelyn Bell Ensslin of Danville and Emily McBeath Bell Sanders of Louisville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Private services will be Tuesday in Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Larry Cochran. There will be no visitation. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice or charity of choice.


Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Martin L. Bugg

Martin L. "Snooks" Bugg, 80, of Jean Drive, died Sunday at his home.

Born July 31, 1923, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late James and Hattie Pelly Bugg. He was a retired employee of Vaughn Tobacco Co. and a member of Fort Logan Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Roller Bugg.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Wayne Galloway and John Graham. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may go to the Alzheimer's Association.

William A. Jones

William A. Jones, 76, of Hillcrest Drive, died Sunday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born July 11, 1927, in Whitley City, he was the son of the late George A. and Lou Verna Williams Jones. He was the widower of Mary Ann Jones. He retired after 42 years as an agent for Norfolk Southern Railroad Corp., was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion and the Baptist church.

Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Baxter of Lexington; three sisters, Loma J. Taylor of Whitley City, Lola Mary Wright of Orlando, Fla., and Phyllis A. Jones of Alexandria Va.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Betsy Smith.

Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

James Hayes

LIBERTY - James "Hook" Hayes, 47, of Maxey Valley Road, Hustonville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

Hazel Shepherd

CRAB ORCHARD - Hazel Shepherd, 71, of J. Shelton Road, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born Feb. 21, 1932, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Logan and Lydia May Salyers. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal church.

Survivors include her husband, Jasper Shepherd of Crab Orchard; five stepdaughters, Christine Baker of Mount Vernon, Laurel Sizemore of London, Louise Merritt of Crab Orchard, Penny Scott of Beaver Dam, and Peggy Arthur of Orlando; a stepson, Lawrence M. Shepherd of London; a brother, Earl Salyers of Camden, Mo.; two sisters, Virginia Black of Yosemite, and Dee Sims of Crab Orchard; and several stepgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Gary Sims.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Alan Hensley. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery, Yosemite. Pallbearers will be Dwight, Ronnie, Joe, Jonathan and Toby Black and Thomas Salyers. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Kathleen Williams

LIBERTY - Kathleen Williams, 68, of Ragged Ridge Road, Waynesburg, died Sunday at her home. She was the wife of Donald Williams. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.


George Glasscock

Services for George "Pete" Glasscock, 88, of Count Fleet Circle, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Beech Fork Baptist Church by the Rev. Lee Arnold. Burial will be in Haysville Cemetery, Marion County.

He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 31, 1915, in Gravel Switch, he was the son of the late Carl and Stella Funk Glasscock. He was an employee of General Motors where he worked in plant protection for 44 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, member of Beech Fork Baptist Church, a life member of Battlefield Post 301, American Legion, and had attended Lebanon High School.

Survivors include his wife, Beulah May Gibbs Glasscock; and a sister, Jeanette Whitehouse of Gravel Switch.

Pallbearers will be Scott Glasscock, Danny Whitehouse, Mack Brummett, Michael Whitehouse, Allen Caldwell, Wade Gibbs and Joe Ruby. Honorary pallbearers are Virgil Whitehouse, Edwin Reynolds, Glenn Bowling and Pat Overstreet.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

Robert A. Nichols

A memorial service for Robert Arnold Nichols, 80, of Indianapolis, will be 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis.

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