Obituaries for October 16

October 16, 2008


* Ken Snowden, 84, of Danville died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Stith Funeral Home.



Sharon Huffman1956-2008

LANCASTER - Sharon Whalen Huffman, 51, of Lancaster died Tuesday.

Born Nov. 22, 1956, in Michigan, she was the daughter of the late John and Rose Whittaker Whalen.

Survivors include her husband, Henry Huffman; a son, Jacob Embree of Lancaster; a daughter, Heather Derringer of Lancaster; a granddaughter, Sadie Shumaker; three brothers, Gary Whalen of Louisville, Billy Whalen of Kansas and Michael Whalen of California; and a sister, B Sha Sebastian of Lancaster.


Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Friday.

Robert Wall1949-2008

LANCASTER - Robert "Bobby" Wall, 58, of Woodland Avenue, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 9, 1949, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Jesse Reynolds Wall and the late Earl Lee Wall. He was retired from Whirlpool and Panasonic after 35 years and a member of Scotts Fork Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Moberly Wall; a son, Joey Wall of Lancaster; a brother, Billy Ray Wall of Walltown; and a sister, Patsy McLaren of Stanford;

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Ralph Sallee, Bryce McCulley and Erwin Ray. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Harry Howard, Charlie Christopher, Don Rinthen, Kenneth Harlow, Connelly Sims, Kenneth Anderson, Mike Preston and Holton Howard. Honorary pallbearers are deacons and elders of Scotts Fork Christian Church.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home.


Scotty Atkins1962-2008

STANFORD - Scotty Atkins, 46, of Stanford died Tuesday.

Born May 14, 1962, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Earl and Sally Sears Adkins. He was a sheet rock contractor.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Cook Atkins; two daughters, Candice and Jordan Atkins, and a son, Cory Atkins, all of Stanford; brothers, Earl Adkins, Wayne Adkins, Gary Adkins, Jeff Adkins and Timmy Adkins; and a sister, Belinda Luttrell.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Charles E. Hackley1924-2008

CRAB ORCHARD - Charles E. Hackley, 84, of Stanford, Ky., died late Tuesday evening, Oct. 14, 2008, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

He was the husband of Dorothy Brannan Hackley, whom he married May 15, 1953. He was born March 17, 1924, in Lincoln County to the late Maret Milner Hackley and Leathor Gertrude Bowling Hackley. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps, having served during World War II, and a former Kentucky State Police officer. He was a Kentucky Farm Bureau board member for 24 years, and a member of Cedar Creek Lake Planning Commission and Cedar Creek Sportsman Club. He also was a member of Hebron Lakeside Church.

Mr. Hackley was named the Lincoln County Farmer of the Year in 2002 and was given the Crab Orchard High Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2007. He was a seven-time recipient of the P&D farm machinery company outstanding sales and service award.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Brannan Hackley of Stanford; two sons, James Robert (Linda) Hackley of Lexington, Ky., and John Elliot Hackley of Stanford; a daughter, Joan Elaine Hackley of Stanford; a sister, Ann (Rudolph "Buddy") Wyler of Stanford; grandchildren, John Talbot Hackley and Sarah Rose Hackley, both of Stanford; a stepgrandson, Randolph Scott Cobb of Lexington; nephews, Paul (Susan) Wyler of Lancaster, David Wyler of Shepherdsville, Ky., and Chris (Colleen) Wyler of Kingsport, Tenn.; great-nieces, Debbie Wyler of Shepherdsville and Laura Wyler of Bardstown; and a great-nephew, Christian Wyler of Lancaster.

Pallbearers will be Paul, David, Chris and Christian Wyler, Bobby Turpin and Jerry Brown.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Hackley was preceded in death by a stepgrandson, Michael Cobb.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at Hebron Lakeside Church by Bro. Robert Camenisch. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at McKnight Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Saturday at Hebron Lakeside Church.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Hebron Lakeside Church Building Fund, 27 Boone Road Stanford, KY 40484.


Janet Coleman1923-2008

HARRODSBURG - Janet Powell Coleman, 85, of Burgin, widow of Jack L. Coleman Sr., died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at her home

She was born March 24, 1923, in Mackville, Ky.

Survivors include a son, Jack (Cala) Coleman, of Harrodsburg; a brother, Jim Powell, of Mackville; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jan Gross; and a brother, William Wyatt Powell.

Graveside services will be 4 p.m. today at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Heritage Hospice.

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Ima Hamner1917-2008

HARRODSBURG - Ima Lee Galliher Hamner, 91, widow of James H. Hamner, died Tuesday.

Born Sept. 13, 1917, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Robert W. and Rebecca Pierce Galliher.

Survivors include sons, Delbert L. Hamner, Eugene Hamner, Allen D. Hamner and Clifford Hamner; a daughter, Elizabeth K. Ward; a brother, Howard Galliher; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, James and Donald Hamner.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Friday.

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