Obituaries for May 27

May 27, 2004

Etta C. Coffman

Etta Catherine Coffman, 80, of Nichols Street, died Wednesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Raymond Causey

BEREA - Raymond Causey, 79, of Garrard County, died Tuesday at his home.

Born Feb. 13, 1925, in Leslie County, he was the son of the late C.B. and Mary Ann Wells Causey. He was a farmer and a construction worker, having worked on the Alaskan Pipeline.

Survivors include his wife, Eunice Hopkins Causey; a daughter, Brenda Gabbard of Garrard County; two sons, Larry Causey and Danny Causey, both of Garrard County; two brothers, Bill and John Causey, both of Paint Lick; three sisters, Mae Lamb of Danville, and Goldie Tuder and Lizzie Adams, both of Berea; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and six step-grandchildren.


Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Lakes Funeral Home by the Revs. Harvey Spry and Dale Ballinger. Burial will be in Cartersville Cemetery.

Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Joe E. Ellison

BRODHEAD - Joe Everett Ellison, 72, of Copper Creek, died Monday at Rockcastle Hospital.

Born April 1, 1932, in Corbin, he was the son of the late Henry R. and Ollie M. Cupp Ellison. He was a retired master plumber, had been employed with A&M Plumbing in Phoenix, Ariz., and was a member of Local Plumbers Union 469. He had served in the Korean War and was a farmer.

Survivors include a son, Joseph L. Ellison of Tempe, Ariz.; a daughter, Cynthia G. Brooks of Fayetteville, Ga.; four brothers, Herman Ellison of New Paris, Ohio, Bobby Ellison of Parkers Lake, Darrell Ellison of Brodhead and Glen Ellison of Copper Creek; 10 sisters, Ruby Brock and Hester Leece, both of Copper Creek, Saundra Gisler of Mount Vernon, Reba Short of Stanford, Opal Leece of Mesa, Ariz., Lelia Durham of Richmond, Ind., Esline Noe of Crab Orchard, Zella Lawson and Jean Fuson, both of Middletown, Ohio, and Verlyan Ramsey of Winchester; and five grandchildren.

Services are 2 p.m. today at Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals by Randal Adams. Burial will be in Saylor Cemetery.

Willie Godbey

LIBERTY - Willie Godbey, 88, of Liberty, died Wednesday at Casey County Hospital.

Born Oct. 14, 1915, in Casey County, he was the son of the late James and Mary Sweeney Blain. He was a retired farmer and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church and Craftsmans Masonic Lodge 722.

Survivors include his wife, Marcie Bastin Godbey; a daughter, Lucille Lester of Liberty; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Olive Christian Church by Greg Powell. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today with Masonic rites at 7:30 p.m. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Okla Powers

LIBERTY - Okla Powers, 81, of Wilson Ridge, died Wednesday at her home.

Born Dec. 9, 1922, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late James and Nettie Wilson Murphy. She was a homemaker, a member of Grace Baptist Church and the widow of Woodrow Powers.

Survivors include a son, Lonnie Powers of Fairfield, Ohio; three daughters, Judy Gossett of Cains Store, Wilma Brown of Ohio, and Nona Vaught of Liberty; 14 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jesse Powers.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Casey Davis. Burial will be in Wilson Ridge Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Delbert Cundiff, Dwayne Scott, Brad McGowan, Brian Powers, Jody Gossett and Eric Powers.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday.

Alta M. Robertson

WAYNESBURG - Alta Marie Robertson, 88, of Somerset Road, died Tuesday at her home.

Born April 3, 1916, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Pearl Elliott Foley. She was a homemaker and a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of Burbon Robertson.

Survivors include two daughters, Wilma F. Sims and Victoria G. Robertson, both of Waynesburg.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Locust Grove Baptist Church by John Dean, Vincent Carman and Mike Mullins. Burial will be in K.P. Hall Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Darleen R. Vanover

HARRODSBURG - Darleen Riley Vanover, 42, wife of Robert Vanover, died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.


Glenn Hundley

PERRYVILLE - Services for Edmund Glenn Hundley, 71, of Danville, formerly of Perryville, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ziemer Funeral Home, Evansville, Ind. Burial will be in Memorial Park, Evansville.

He died Wednesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born July 22, 1932, in Marion County, he was the son of the late Cecil and Elizabeth Staton Hundley. He retired in 1987 from IBM in Evansville. He was a 1950 graduate of Perryville High School and attended First Baptist Church, Broadway, in Danville. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Frieda Montgomery Hundley; a son, Mark W. Hundley of Lexington; and two brothers, Maurice Hundley of Perryville and Pat Hundley of Wisconsin.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home and 5-8 p.m. Friday at Ziemer Funeral Home.

Clyde Young

STANFORD - E. Clyde Young, 89 of Stanford, husband of Frances Young, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital East in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

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