Obituaries for Oct. 29

October 29, 2004

Lola E. Johnson

PERRYVILLE - Lola Edwards Johnson, 66, of Forkland, died Thursday at her home.

Born June 4, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Opal Gerlach Edwards. She was a retired licensed practical nurse, having worked at Friendship House and Cedars of Lebanon nursing homes. She was a member of Gravel Switch United Methodist Church and Forkland Community Center.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Johnson of Forkland; three daughters, Janice Coursey of Tuscon, Ariz., Paula Edmiston of Danville and Jessica Kondik of Forkland; a son, Roger Johnson of Forkland; and three grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Elder Cemetery in Casey County by the Rev. David Rash.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday.

Memorials may go to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center's cancer care center or Forkland Community Center.


Willie Allen

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Willie Allen, 74, of Crab Orchard, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Red Hill Church in Livingston by Don King. Burial will be in Red Hill Church Cemetery.


He died Wednesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Born May 16, 1930, in Rockcastle County, he was the son of the late Albert and Delia Angel Allen. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of Crab Orchard Pentecostal Church. He was the widower of Wanda Ray Allen.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Johnson of Franklin, Maine, and Loretta Wood of Deland, Fla.; two sons, Steve Allen of Crab Orchard and Jim Allen of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Edna Hiter of Harrodsburg, Marie Tomlinson and Jane Dye, both of Dayton, Ohio; two brothers, Eddie and Ira Allen, both of Crab Orchard; longtime companion, Rose Gaither of Crab Orchard; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be James E. Brooks, Dwayne Allen, Junior Allen, Bobby Stamp, Josh Lewis and Tim Conner.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at McKnight Funeral Home.

Lucille Delk

MORELAND - Services for Lucille M. Delk, 85, of Charleston Health Care Center, formerly of the Mount Salem community, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Travis Farris. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. She died Thursday.

Born April 16, 1919, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late George and Mina Swope Lucas. She was owner of Delk's Grocery in Mount Salem and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church. She was the widow of Otis Lee Delk.

Survivors include a son, Otis Gene Delk of Mount Salem; a daughter, Nancy R. Simpson of Cincinnati; three brothers, Lester, Virgil and Norman Lucas, all of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Carl and James Wilder, Ronald Baird, Wendell Smith, Wayne Wardrip and Cloyd Durham.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

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