Obituaries for Dec. 14

December 14, 2004

Johnny P. Cummins

Johnny Paul Cummins, 50, of Junction City, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Tamara Y. May

SPRINGFIELD - Tamara Kay Yankey May, 45, of Lancaster, formerly of Mackville, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born Oct. 16, 1959, in Lebanon, she was the daughter of Hazel Bottoms of Harrodsburg and Billy Yankey of Mackville. She was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church, a 1977 graduate of Washington County High School and an employee of American Greetings Co.

Survivors include her husband, Jeff May; a daughter, Laura Cornelius of Lancaster; stepmother, Mary Yankey of Mackville; and two brothers, Mike Yankey of Mackville and Tommy Yankey of Liberty.


Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Carey & Son Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Peter Cemetery, Mackville.

Pallbearers will be Roy Yeast, John Ball, Freddie Bottoms, Ronnie Best, Lowell Peavler and Felix Reynolds.

Honorary pallbearers are Austin Yankey, Tanner Yankey, Shelton Moss, Steve Vinyard, Leon Burns and Jeff Young.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Aubrey Padgett

WAYNESBURG - Aubrey Padgett, 75, of Kings Mountain, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Leonard Streeval

LIBERTY - The Rev. Leonard Streeval, 80, of Ky. 1547, died Saturday at his home.

Born Sept. 3, 1924, in Adair County, he was the son of the late Everett and Abbie Pryer Streeval. He was a farmer and a Church of God minister, retired after 40 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Liberty Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Laverne Simpson Streeval; three daughters, Suzanne Bastin of Kings Mountain, Brenda Brummett of Monroe, Ohio, and Carol Morris of Louisville; a son, Gregory Streeval of Liberty; four brothers, Elby Streeval of Moreland, Clyde "Joe" Streeval of Liberty, Charles Streeval of Columbia and Clifton Streeval of Washington; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Paul Bastin, Coy Rigney and Dennie Russell. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery with military rites by Casey County Funeral Squad.

Memorials may go to Liberty Church of God or Gideons International.


Mable Letcher

Services for Mable Letcher, 80, of North Third Street, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church Second and Walnut streets, by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.

She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 7, 1924, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Ella Letcher. She was a retired Kentucky State Hospital employee and a member of Order of he Eastern Star, First Baptist Church and the church's Men and Women's Auxiliary, Kentucky Club and Bate Alumni Association.

Survivors include nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Ruby Letcher of Danville; and a cousin, Lillian Davis of Danville.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clyde C. Craig

PERRYVILLE - Services for Clyde Calvin Craig, 53, of Mitchellsburg Road, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. John David Lane. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery in Forkland.

He died Saturday in Perryville.

Pallbearers will be Eddie and Jared Engle, Damon Mattingly, Andy Roberts, Danny Cooper and Dale Shepperson.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Margaret G. Allison

HARRODSBURG - Services for Margaret "Maggie" Gentry Allison, 90, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Peggy Garnaat. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

She died Saturday at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today and prior to the service Wednesday.

Memorials may go to Albert B. Allison Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Eastern Kentucky University.

W.H. Darland

HARRODSBURG - Services for W.H. Darland, 76, of Pleasant Hill Drive, Burgin, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Dan Drake. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Garden.

He died Monday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.

Born Dec. 31, 1927, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late John and Bertha Robinson Darland. He was a retired employee of Kentucky State Hospital and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church where he sang in the choir for many years. He was a former gospel quartet singer, a member of Order of the Eastern Star 359 Danville, past president of Burgin Lions Club and member of St. John's Lodge 125 F&AM.

Survivors include a brother, Lafon Darland of Harrodsburg; and two sisters, Stacy Batts of Knoxville, Tenn., and Ludine Shepperson of Mercer County.

Pallbearers will be Doyle, Chris and Tim Darland, Glenn Peavler, Sonny Thompson and Johnny Meredith.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m.

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