Obituaries for Feb. 23

February 23, 2004

Lena I. Hudson

Lena Mae Istre Hudson, 83, of Danville, died Sunday at Charleston Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Edward D. Sims

Edward D. Sims, 72, of Park Drive, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Hubert Webb

PERRYVILLE - Hubert Webb, 85, of Mitchellsburg, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Oneida Cocanougher Webb. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home.


Plummer M. Jones

LEXINGTON - Plummer Mason Jones Jr., 83, of Harrodsburg, died Friday at Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of the late Plummer M. and Minnie Tucker Jones. He was a graduate of University of Kentucky Hospital with a degree in business and a charter member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

He was a captain in the Air Force during World War II and also served in the Korean War. He was a retired office manger for Franklin Pioneer Corp., a former member of Central Christian Church and a member of Burgin Christian Church. He was a member of Lexington Rotary Club.

Survivors include three sons, Plummer M. Jones III of Harrodsburg, Eric R. Jones of Morehead and Grover C. Jones of Fort Worth, Texas; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey L. Jones.

Graveside services were today at Lexington Cemetery by the Rev. Jeanette Lucas.

Pallbearers were Plummer M. Jones IV, Patrick Jones, George Hellard, Lonnie Cope, Junior Dean and Lee Sharp.

Memorials may go to Burgin Christian Church, 300 W. Main St., Burgin 40310.

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Virginia Hammons

LANCASTER - Virginia Hammons, 80, of Gooch Pike, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 16, 1924, in Franklin, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Northern Hurte and the stepdaughter of the late Grace Goodrich Hurte. She was a retired employee of Palm Beach Co. and a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, L.G. "Russ" Hammons of Paint Lick; a son, Bob Hammons of Paint Lick; a brother, Tom Hurte of Marietta, Ohio; a sister, Marianne Hurte of Lancaster; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Garry G. Hammons.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Billy Pack. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike, Phillip and David Stevens, Tom Sears, Jerome Isaacs and Garland McKee.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Gary R. Helton

CRAB ORCHARD - Gary Ray Helton, 48, of Cincinnati, died Saturday.

Born Sept. 8, 1955, in Cincinnati, he was the son of Curtis Helton of Cincinnati and Betty Manning Helton of Crab Orchard. He was a tool and die machinist.

Other survivors include a son, Jesse R. Helton of Covington; three brothers, Curtis Helton Jr. of Cincinnati, Ricky Helton of Stanford and Russell Wagner Crab Orchard; and a sister, Patricia Holcomb of Crab Orchard.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKnight Funeral Home by Norman Young. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Lula T. Hill

LIBERTY - Lula Thompson Hill, 81, of Middleburg, died Sunday at her home.

Born Oct. 11, 1922, in Stormking, she was the daughter of the late Dan and Emma Jane Jones Thompson. She was a former owner and operator of Hill's Grocery, a member of Middleburg United Methodist Church and the widow of Albert F. Hill.

Survivors include a son, William F. Hill of Middleburg; two daughters, Lorene Sheene and Christine Patterson, both of Middleburg; six brothers, Buster Thompson of Middleton, Ohio, John Thompson of Fort Worth, Texas, Dan Thompson Jr. and Jim Thompson, both of Harrison, Ohio, and Ed and Lloyd Thompson, both of Florence; two sisters, Flora Brewer of Beaver Dam, and Frances Baker of Florence; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Greg Ryan, Odis Clark and Wade Smith. Burial will be in Casey County Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Hill, Robbie Patterson, Gary Sheene, Keith and Darren Buis and Tommy Sallee.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may go to Middleburg United Methodist Church, Relay for Life, c/o Robin Buis, P.O. Box 60, Yosemite 42566, or Hospice of Lake Cumberland, P.O. Box 651 Somerset 42566.


Elvia Robinson

Services for Elvia Gladys Robinson, 92, of Lancaster Road, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tyre Denney. Burial will be in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 22, 1911, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Merit and Lydia Satterly Robinson. She was a homemaker and farmer, a member of Alton Baptist Church, Anderson County, and the widow of Walter W. Robinson.

Central Kentucky News Articles