August 10, 2009
Charlene G. Peek, 70, of Junction City, died Saturday, Aug. 1 in Junction City. A native of Casey County, she was born March 1, 1939, to the late Britten and Vester Streevel Walls. She was a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her first husband Ralph T. Goode; a sister, Linda Wheeler; and a grandchild. Survivors include her husband, Richard ìDickieî Peek of Junction City; two sons, Larry (Inez) Goode of Stanford and Shawn (Beth)
May 8, 2009
Margaret Smith Hogue, 80, of Adairsville, Ga., formerly of New Salem, died Monday, May 4. A native of Lincoln County, she was born Nov. 26, 1928, to the late Elmer and Julia Estes Smith. She was a homemaker, member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Joseph M. Hogue. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie L. Hogue; one great grand daughter, Kingston Cornett; and one son-in-law, King Rex. Survivors include three sons, Phil (Claudia) Hogue of Taswell, Ind., and Verdon "Wess" (Sue)
June 12, 2008
Club gave amazing adventures Although it's over, 21st Century Kids Club in Lincoln County will never be forgotten. Highland Elementary held it for two years, Kings Mountain held it for four years, and Waynesburg Elementary has held it for the last two years. The staff planned some awesome trips through the years. An overnight trip to Jenny Wiley State Park was included. Martin Tours took us on a week-long tour around Kentucky. This trip included a ride through Land Between the Lakes, the Frozen Niagara Tour of Mammoth Cave, a boat ride on the Star of Louisville, and a tour of the Governor's mansion and the capital of Kentucky.
June 12, 2008
Clarence "Tommy" Napier, 77, of Kings Mountain, died Tuesday, May 27 at the Fort Logan Hospital. A native of Casey County, he was born Dec.12, 1930 to the late Henry and Ira Woods Napier. He was a former custodian at Garrard County Hospital for 13 years and a member of Pleasant Point Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Napier; two brothers, William Napier and Junior Napier; and six sisters, Etta Mae Helm, Nannie Pulliam, Viola Jacobsson, Bulah Wall, Alta Napier, and Clara Miracle.
March 6, 2008
Phillip "Dave" Davis, 52, of Stanford, died Friday, Feb. 29 in Lincoln County. A native of Lincoln County, he was born Wednesday, July 13, 1955 to the late Joyce Smith and Phillip H. Davis, Sr. He was a member of Highland United Methodist Church and American Legion Post #18, former superintendent and youth leader at Locust Grove Baptist Church, served in the Air Force, worked at Lincoln County Ready Mix, and was an avid model diorama enthusiast and...
September 13, 2007
John L. Peek, 82, of John Peek Road, Kings Mountain, died Tuesday, Sept. 4 at his residence. A native of Lincoln County, he was born Friday, Oct. 3, 1924 to the late Richard Leslie "Bud" Peek and Bessie Cox Peek. He was a farmer, retired school bus driver, member and former deacon of Locust Grove Baptist Church, and a World War II Army veteran. He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Ethel Peek; sisters, Mary B. Demrow, Lucy Wall, and Cassie Mae Clayborn; and a grandson, Jason Lee Peek.
October 19, 2006
Camping trips and long drives through the countryside were the order of the day this past weekend as folks tried to make the most of the oncoming autumn season. Bro. John Dean, pastor of the Locust Grove Baptist Church, and Mrs. Dean have gone on a much needed vacation. Randy Rayborn preached Sunday morning and Douglas Rayborn Sunday night. There was a good crowd at both services. The Kings Mountain Christian Church Fall Festival begins Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. and continues into the evening hour with the chili cookoff contest.
January 5, 2006
Hazel Pelsor, 99, of Stanford, died Sunday, Jan. 1 at the Stanford Health and Rehabilitation Center in Stanford. A native of Casey Co., she was born March 26, 1906 to the late Forch and Lela Frederick Leach. She was a former employee of The Crosley Radio Corporation in Cincinnati, OH., worked at Puget Sound Navel Yard in Bremerton, WA.; a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church; and the widow of John Pelsor. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dory and Lance Leach; five sisters, Minnie Leach, Agnes Stearns, Daisy Maupin, Mae Sims, and Lillie Pulliam.