October 20, 2005
Gene Hodge, 59, of McKinney, died Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. A native of Casey Co., he was born Jan. 26, 1946 to the late Gernie and Sadie Marie Coleman Hodge. He was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Dawn Hodge; a special friend, Sandra Hodge; one brother, Bill Ray Coleman of Hustonville; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Pentecostal Fellowship in Lancaster with Rev. Tommy Walls officiating.
November 3, 2011
The Winchester Board of Commissioners honors Gene Layne, fourth from left, local nursing home ombudsman, with the Service to Winchester award at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The award recognizes his service to the citizens of Winchester, including his involvement with children coaching Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball, his membership on the YMCA Board and his current role as ombudsman. City Commissioner Rick Beach presents the certificate to Layne. “There's a lot that could be said about the service that Gene has given this community,” he said.
May 30, 2012
Robert Gene “Bob” New, 67, of Eubank, passed away Wednesday, May 23 at his residence. Born June 1, 1944, in Pulaski County, Bob was a son of the late Marvin and Jane New. He was a member of Eubank Baptist Church and a laborer at Vaught Brothers Manufacturing for over 40 years. Bob enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, gardening and fishing. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Marie Ellen Wilson New, whom he married on Aug. 30, 1969 and who died on June 14, 2011; three brothers, Estle, Harold and Carlos New; and three sisters, Luzetta New, Lodena Harper and Wilma Blevins.
November 20, 2012
Gene Edward Nicholas, 70, of Ohio, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, in Ohio. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ilene Harness Nicholas; children, Edward Allen (Sonja) Nicholas, Michael W. Nicholas, Kathy (Jimmy) Osborne, David Nicholas, James (Carol) Nicholas and Greg (Tonya) Nicholas; one sister, Virginia (Lenual) Brown; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Nov. 21) at the Hodapp Funeral Home in Liberty Township, Ohio. A local visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral at noon on Saturday, Nov. 24 at McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Bro. Harold Harness officiating.
December 11, 2012
Hubert Gene Sims, 82, of Kings Mountain, died Saturday, Dec. 8, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Born Friday, March 7, 1930, in Casey County, Hubert was a son of the late John T. and Anna Rigney Sims. He was a farmer, worked at Hinkle's and the railroad, was a member of Walltown Christian Church and the widower of Imogene King Sims. Survivors include sons, Danny (Shelia) and Anthony (Elizabeth) Sims; daughters, Mary Jo Elliott, Debra Wheeler, Teresa McQueary and Crystal (Robert)
February 16, 2011
To the editor: This is in response to Kelly Boggs’ article on Feb. 3, where he asserts that those who believe that homosexuality my be inborn are deceiving themselves with a myth because science has found no genetic proof that a homosexual/gay gene exists, and thus, homosexuality must be aberrant behavior. I have but one question. Has science located and proven the existence of the heterosexual/straight gene? Pat Nussbaum, Nicholasville Editor’s note: Kelly Boggs is a syndicated guest religion columnist and editor of the Baptist Message (www.
September 14, 2011
Gene Goodlett, 64, husband of Annie Clemons Goodlett, died Sept. 6 after a lenghtly illness. He was a carpenter and member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, a native of Wilmore and son of the late James Allen Goodlett and Margaret Lamb Goodlett. Additional survivors include two sons, Jeffery Allen Goodlett and Gene Anthony Goodlett; a grandchild, Kaethan Bray; a brother, Gordon Goodlett; and two sisters, Betty Willis and Melissa Goodlett. Services were at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Wilmore Cemetery.
March 7, 2012
Douglas Gene William Littrell, 50, of Somerset, passed away Saturday, March 3, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington. Born Feb. 21, 1962, in Chicago, Ill., Douglas was a son of Eileen M. Kwas Littrell of Bronston and the late Darrell T. Littrell, Sr. He was a successful business man, owner and operator of Goldcraft Jewelers, a member of St. Mildred's Catholic Church and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Other survivors include three sons, Douglas Gage Littrell of Louisville and Nicholas Darrell Littrell and Lucas Donald Littrell, both of Bronston; his fiancée, Anne M. Piercy of Somerset; four siblings, Darrell T. Littrell, Jr. of Somerset, Dawn M. Littrell of Bronston, Dean C. Littrell of Burnside and David B. (Shelia)
September 6, 2007
Gene Lewis, 73, of Waynesburg, died Thursday, Aug. 30 in Lincoln County. A native of Clay County, he was born Thursday, March 22, 1934 to the late Harvey and Ella Powell Lewis. He was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Rowland Lewis; two sons, Eddie Gene (Linda) Lewis and Sonny Lewis both of Waynesburg; a brother Gerald (Iva) Lewis of Stanford; two sisters, Jackie (Harvey) Doss of Bryantsville and Cleo Miracle of Davistown; three grandchildren, Brady, Evan, and Jacob Lewis; and three great grandchildren, Christopher, Jordan, and Trevor Lewis.
May 4, 2006
Ralph Gene Hampton, 49, of Polleys Bend Road, Lancaster, died Tuesday, April 25 at his home. A native of Elliott Co., he was born Aug. 22, 1956 to the late Oscar and Madge Jarrells Hampton. He was a mason. Survivors include his wife, Sherri Hampton; two sons, Christopher Hampton of Morehead and Derrick Gregory of Lexington; three daughters, Jessica (Stephen) Martinette of Morehead, and Ashley and Megan Hampton both of Lancaster; one sister, Marcella Reed of Morehead; and six grandchildren, Cody, Conner, Ashley, and Brendam Martinette of Morehead and Destiny and Hunter Gene Hampton of Lancaster.