Obituaries for April 15

April 15, 2004

Gladys Stone

Gladys Miller Stone, 78, of Count Fleet Circle died Wednesday at Charleston Health Care.

She was born Aug. 5, 1925, in Logan County, W.Va., and was the daughter of the late Bruce and Focci Miller. She co-owned the House of Stones jewelry store in Whitesville, W.Va., with her husband, the late Lonnie E. "Grump" Stone. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway, and was a charter member of the Sylvester Baptist Church in Sylvester, W.Va., where she was the church organist for 25 years.

She taught herself to play the organ at age 45. She was a Sunday School teacher for many years and a member of the church choir.

She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Jarrell of Danville and Rosalind Chapman of Charles Town, W.Va.; one son, Michale Stone of Seth, W.Va.; one sister, Christina Bryant of Augusta, Ga.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


Burial will be Monday in Pine View Cemetery in Orgas, W.Va.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home.

Memorials may go to First Baptist Church Mission Fund.

Dixie D. Anderson

LIBERTY - Dixie Darlene Anderson, 59, of Liberty died Wednesday at home.

Born April 25, 1944, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Carlos and Tressie Douglas Estes. She was a homemaker and a member of the Green River Christian Church.

She is survived by her husband, Lester Anderson; two daughters, Missy Lynn of Liberty and Tena Sumter of Somerset; a son, Bo Anderson of Liberty; two brothers, Howard Estes of Burnside and Bill Estes of Cincinnati; and five grandchildren.

Services will be 3 p.m. today at McKinny-Brown Funeral Home by James Clark.

Burial will be in Willow Springs Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.


Jimmy D. Blakey

MORELAND - Services for Jimmy Dale Blakey, 28, of Moreland will be 11 a.m. Friday at the W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Kevin Hapton. Burial will be in the Grider and Blakey Cemetery in Russell Springs.

He died Tuesday in Moreland.

Born Dec. 16, 1975, in Lincoln County, he was the son of Nani Mae Blakey of Livingston and the late James L. Blakey. He previously attended the First Church of God in Hustonville.

He is survived by two daughters, Pamela Griffith and Jasmine Blakey, both of Moreland; two brothers, James Blakey of Danville and Samuel Blakey of Louisville; five sisters, Teresa Strange of Danville, Lisa Ledford of Stanford, Linda Carman of Casey County, and Derinda Goodin and Tina Blakey, both of Russell Springs; and a companion, Carol Griffith of Moreland.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Rigsby, Eddie Griffith, James Blakey, Jeff Owens, Junior Campbell and Ronnie Miller.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph McElroy and Shawn Day.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

David A. Scott

STANFORD - Services for David A. Scott, 80, of Stanford will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Russell Smith. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

He died Tuesday at home.

Born Sept. 3, 1923, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Albert and Maude Freytague Scott.

He was a member of Stanford Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Banks Gooch Scott; and a sister, Sarah Horton of Stanford.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Gooch, Todd Sears, Robert Stocker, Steve Winrich, Marvin Marshbanks, Frank Horton and Cabel Frances Jr.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday.

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