Obituaries for Jan. 5

January 05, 2004

Norma Lee

Norma Lee, 64, of Waterworks Road, died today at Hospice Care Center in Lexington. She was the wife of Charles Lee. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Gladys S. Holtzclaw

Gladys S. Holtzclaw, 88, of Chenault Bridge Road, died Sunday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Lucille M. Carter

SCIENCE HILL - Lucille Muncie Carter, 72, of Eubank, died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born March 15, 1931, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late Fannie Muncie.

She was a clerk and a volunteer at Pulaski County Library and Historical Society. She was a member of Eubank Baptist Church.


Survivors include her husband, Arbret Carter; a son, Kevin W. Carter of Springfield, Va.; a daughter, Cheryl Carter Rowland of Blacksburg, Va.; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by Shelby Reynolds. Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Johnnie Crowley

HARRODSBURG - Johnnie Crowley, 49, of Tabler Avenue, died Saturday at his home.

Born May 2, 1954, in Danville, he was the son of the late Jay Paul and Edythe Broyles Crowley. He was a truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Hensley Crowley; two sons, Jaye P. Crowley of Harrodsburg and Brian S. Crowley of Kent, Wash.; a brother, James E. Crowley of Parksville; and a grandson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Greg Warren. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Maurice Baker, Paul, Keith and Kenny Hensley, Lewis Durrett and Terry Roney.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Jessie Emenger

LANCASTER - Jessie Emenger, 87, of Vam Court, died today at Christian Care Center. She was the widow of John T. Emenger.

Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

James Dearinger

HARRODSBURG - James "Lightning" V. Dearinger, 75, of Allene Drive, died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Oct. 19, 1928, in Willisburg, he was the son of the late Dave and Saddie Springate Dearinger. He was a retired self-employed barber, an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Joy R. Noe Dearinger; a son, Marvin L. Dearinger of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a daughter, Angie G. Compton of Harrodsburg; two stepdaughters, Paula Tatum of Danville and Mary A. Carmickle of Middleburg; and three grandchildren.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Robert DeFoor and Clyde Strunk.

Burial will be in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites.

Pallbearers will be Garnett Tatum, Jimmy Carmickle, Richard Compton, David Noe, Shawn McGuire and David Darland. Honorary pallbearers are Bob Martin, Charlie Carr, Jim Gaskin, J.B. Sparrow and David Campbell.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Mary H. Howson

SCIENCE HILL - Mary Haste Howson, 84, of Eubank, died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born Oct. 25, 1919, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late John and Martha Roberts Haste.

She was a homemaker and a member of Waynesburg Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include her husband, Andrew Howson; two sons, Victor Howson of Eubank and Lonnie Howson of Science Hill; four daughters, Audrey Kemper of Eubank, Priscilla Childers and Shirley Conners, both of Somerset, and Jeanne Crockett of Richmond; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Freda Howson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by John Silvers. Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Pamela S. Marr

INDIANAPOLIS - Pamela Sue Marr, 44, of Indianapolis, died Saturday.

Born April 1, 1959, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Juanita Luster Marr of Danville and Daniel Marr.

She was an employee of Master Fit for 23 years and a Wal-Mart associate. She was a member of Lawrence Baptist Church.

Other survivors include a brother, Paul D. Marr; and stepgrandmother, Anna Lee Marr.

Services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center. Burial will be in Washington Park East Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Little Red Door Cancer Agency.

Joseph N. Muench Sr.

HARRODSBURG - Joseph Nicholas Muench Sr., 78, of Highland Heights, died Saturday in Highland Heights.

He was a retired furniture store manager in Covington and Newport.

He was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Joseph Church in Cold Spring, Father DeJaco Council 5220 Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree Bishop, and Flaget Council Knights of Columbus.

He also was a former police judge and city councilman for the city of Highland Heights and served 14 years on the Campbell County Courthouse Commission.

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