Obituaries for Feb. 27

February 27, 2004

David J. Hogue

David Justin Hogue, son of Michael J. Hogue and Neina Marie Roberts, both of Liberty, was stillborn Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Other survivors include grandparents, Louise Grider and Larry Hogue, both of Liberty, and Kaye and Robin Roberts of Shelbyville, Ind.

Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Pine Grove Church in Liberty. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Visitation is after 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tamariya M. Stallworth

Tamariya Marshea Stallworth, 3-month-old daughter of Lemar M. Stallworth and Tiffany J. Wilkinson of Danville, died Wednesday at her home.

She was born Nov. 11, 2003, in Danville.

Other survivors include two brothers, Lemar M. Stallworth II of Danville and Vincent J. Napier of Bardstown; a sister, Hannah J. Coulter of Danville; grandparents, Ambers Wilkinson and Keith Stallworth, both of Danville, and Debbie Fulz of Nicholasville; great-grandparents, Ambers and Edith Wilkinson, Jewell Reardon and Tillie Stallworth, all of Danville, and James F. Jackson of Lexington; and a stepgrandfather, Tolman Fulz of Nicholasville.


Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Nativity Church. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.

Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday.

Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Benton Cooper

STANFORD - Benton Cooper, 84, of Stanford, died today at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was the husband of Elizabeth Cooper. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Ruby Y. Roberts

WAYNESBURG - Ruby Lee Yocum Roberts, 83, of Kings Mountain, died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.

Born March 13, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Nannie Gooch Hogue. She was a clerk for Hughes Store, a 50-year charter member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and the widow of J.T. Yocum and Glen Roberts.

Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Dean Carman of Cincinnati; two sons, Alvin Yocum of Kings Mountain and Leman Yocum of Mount Amora, Ind.; a sister, Mayme Peek of Kings Mountain; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Locust Grove Baptist Church by Johnny Dean. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Rick, Danny, Jamie and Johnny Yocum, Mike Jones, Bruce and Kenny Fields and Glenn Addington.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Samuel O. Watson

CRAB ORCHARD - Samuel Orbin Watson, 81, of Somerset, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Thursday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born Oct. 4, 1922, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of the late William E. and Quintella Smith Watson. He was a retired grounds foreman for Spring Grove Cemetery in Colrain, Ohio. He was an Army veteran having served in World War II and a member of Mount Zion Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Travis Watson of Crab Orchard; James Watson of Danville; a brother, Leslie Watson of Crab Orchard; a sister, Mae Brown of High Point, Ohio; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in dearth by a son, Daryl Watson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McKnight Funeral Home by Gerald Carter. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery by Caswell Saufley Post 18, American Legion, Stanford.

Pallbearers will be James, Jeffrey and Hershel Watson, Curt and Clay Smith and Will Caulder.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.


Billy Wayne Henson

Services for Billy Wayne Henson Sr., 61, of Baughman Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

He died Thursday at his home.

Born April 22, 1942, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Edith Westerfield Henson of Stanford and the late McClellan "Mac" Henson. He was a masonry contractor with Henson and Yankey Masonry and a graduate of Hustonville High School. He was a visual artist, painting portraits and watercolors, a two-time bowhunting champion of Kentucky Association of Archers, and a taxidermist.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Wayne Henson Jr. and Mark W. Henson, both of Danville; two brothers, Ben Henson of Danville and Johnny Henson of Stanford; and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Charles Yankey, Sonny Barker, Foster Cook, Levi Henson, Ronnie Elliott, Denzil Belcher, Terry Owens and Donnie Wilson.

Honorary pallbearers are J.D. Westerfield, W.H. Furr Jr., Joe Curtsinger, Brent Peavler and Herb Toombs.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Helm Stiff

Services for Helm T. Stiff, 77, of Danville, will be 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Nashville, Tenn. Burial will be in Nashville.

He died Tuesday at Danville Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born March 13, 1926, he was a horse trainer.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday in Nashville.

Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

James Alford

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