Obituaries for July 20

July 20, 2004

Joyce M. Bailey-Karnes

LIBERTY - Joyce Maxine Bailey-Karnes, 61, of Edmonton, died Monday at Metcalfe County Nursing Home.

Born Sept. 15, 1942, in Ann Arbor, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Jamerson A. Taylor Sr. and Edith Ford Taylor. She was a former employee of R.C.A. in Indianapolis.

Survivors include three daughters, Becky Rowe of Noblesville, Tenn., Terry Hatfield of Martinsville, Ind., and Christy Son of Madisonville; a son, David Son of Pocatello, Idaho; two brothers, Jim Taylor of Florence and Gordon Taylor of Los Alamitos, Calif.; a sister, Patricia Fitzgerald of Providence, R.I.; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leroy Bailey.

Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.

James H. Cooley

HOPKINSVILLE - James Harold "Jim" Cooley, 72, of Cadiz, died July 11 at Pinecrest Manor.

Born Aug. 17, 1931, in Bradfordsville, he was the son of the late Frank and Delitha Campbell Cooley. He served in the Marine Corps and was a Korean War veteran. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. He also was a member of Junction City United Methodist Church.


Survivors include his wife, Susan Talavera Cooley; six daughters, Sherry Emerson and Kathy Cooley, both of Danville, Carion Markland of Orangeburg, S.C., Tena King of Junction City, Melisa Hicks of Perryville and Christina Cooley of Cadiz; six stepsons, Randy Young of Lyon County, Bobby Young and Billy Young, both of Junction City, James Young of Russellville, Philip Young of Eight Mile, Ala., and Chris Knox of Hopkinsville; two stepdaughters, Nicole Mann and Mary Ryan Martin, both of Hopkinsville; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Randall Cooley of Hopkinsville and Leonard Wayne Cooley of Indianapolis; and three sisters, Norma Jean Roberson of Kokomo, Ind., Carolyn Wineinger of Gainesville, Ga., and Juanita Rayens of Junction City.

Graveside services were Wednesday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville.

Pallbearers were Derrick Cooley, Joe Cooley, Ray Emerson, Russell Mann, Brian Martin and Howard Merritt.

Shawn B. Lewis

WAYNESBURG - Shawn Bradley Lewis, 24, of Ellison Pulaski Road, Eubank, died Sunday at his home.

Born Feb. 14, 1980, in Duncan, Okla., he was the son of Jerry Lewis and Margie Caudill Lewis of Eubank.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery in Eubank.

Pallbearers will be George Shay, Shannon Clark, Gary Keith, Kevin Floyd, Doug Johnson, Russell Bastin, Mark Bastin, and Matt Bastin.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Leo Malear

LANCASTER - Leo Malear, 86, of Ross Road, Lancaster, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born May 17, 1918, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late Ernie Malear and Mary Layton Malear. He was a retired farmer, a member of Bethel Christian Church and an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Lida Baker Malear; a daughter, Linda Allen of Garrard County; and a grandson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bryce McCulley. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. Military rites will be performed by Caswell-Saufley American Legion Post of Stanford.

Active pallbearers will be Bobby Hall, George Preston Jr., Robert Preston, Barry Walton, Coleman Lee Baker and Caywood Metcalf.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Warren G. Bradley

LANCASTER - Warren G. Bradley, 78, died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Wesley Poynter

RICHMOND - Wesley Poynter, 89, formerly of Manse, died Sunday at Christian Care Center of Lancaster.

A native of Garrard County, he was the son the late William and Donner Poynter and the widower of Lucille Norman Poynter. He was a retired farmer and former employee of High Dollar Tobacco Warehouse. He was a member and elder of Old Paint Lick Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a cousin, Paul Starnes of Paint Lick.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Old Paint Lick Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Bryce McCowan. Burial will be in Manse Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dickie Arnold, Ronald Ledford, Gary Clark, Bob Marshbanks, Marvin Marshbanks, and Tommy Arnold.

The Rev. Bryce McCowan and the officers of the church will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home.

Dorothy P. Wright

COLUMBUS, Ind. - Dorothy Pennington Wright, 72, of Stanford, died Sunday at her home.

A native of Miamitown, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Linnie Pennington. She attended Brookville High School in Brookville, Ind. She was a former member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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