August 14, 2008
Clyde Acton, 93, of Eubank, died Friday, Aug. 8 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. A native of Eubank, he was born Aug. 14, 1914, to the late James William and Lucy Bloomer Acton. He was a farmer, the oldest member of Liberty Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, the oldest member of Woodstock Masonic Lodge, and the widower of Velma Mae Abbott Acton. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Acton and Elsie Brossart; and three brothers, Marshall, Ivan and Wade Acton.
August 17, 2011
George William Brumfield, 93, a native of Jessamine County, died Monday. He was a member of Bethel Christian Church, the Jessamine County Historical Society, was the oldest member of the Hart Lodge F&AM, as well as a breeder of Tennessee Walking Horses, former employee of the state of Kentucky, builder and a veteran of the US Army. Survivors include sister Mary Ester Lockridge, sister-in -law Barbara S. Brumfield, three nephews two neices, five great-nephews, five great-nieces. He was preceded in death by brother Bernard R. Brumfield, brother-in-law Billy Lockridge, a nephew and a great-neice.
August 8, 2012
Mrs. Mattie C. Taylor Walker, 95, widow of Wallace Walker, entered eternal rest Saturday, July 14. A native of Jessamine County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Sallie Williams Taylor. Her brothers, William H. Taylor, George L. Taylor and Charles Leon Taylor; and sister, Lucy Bell Burns, also preceded her in death. Aunt C., as she was lovingly called, was the oldest member of Macedonia Baptist Church, oldest resident of Keene, and a member of Fairest Chapter #104 Order of Eastern Star, P. H. A. Jurisdiction of Kentucky, Inc., Nicholasville.
October 19, 2011
Alice Barton Newton Hillman Snow, 102, died Oct. 18 at Hahn Manor in Wilmore. She was born in Illinois to the late James Madison and Mary Frances Webb Newton and was the widow of Richard Hillman and Harvey Snow. Alice had been a bookkeeper at Asbury Seminary for 30 years before her retirement, was the oldest member of Wilmore United Methodist Church, a member of Wilmore Homemakers Club, Wilmore Woman's Club and was a Kentucky Colonel. On her 90th birthday, Judge Neal Cassity proclaimed Oct. 15 as Alice Snow Day in Jessamine County.
January 21, 2009
Robert May "Bob" Suell, 91, of Nicholasville, husband of Nona Brumfield Suell, of Friendship Towers at Sayre Christian Village, a life-long resident of Jessamine County, son of the late Albert and Sarah English Suell, died Jan. 18, after a long illness. He was an employee of Ades-Lexington Dry Goods for 40 years. He was very active in the Masonic Lodge, holding many offices, also holding dual membership with the Robert M. Sirkle Lodge and was a life member of the Lexington Consistory and the Olekia Temple.
March 27, 2008
Edna Mae Long Sutton, 91, of Hamilton Avenue, Lancaster, died Monday, March 24 at her residence. A native of Garrard County, she was born June 28, 1916 to the late Ott and Eula Prewitt Long. She was the oldest member at New Antioch Christian Church and the widow of Oneal Sutton. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Donald; three brothers, Leo, Oneal, and Cecil Long; and two sisters, Reba Hall and Ruth Surber. Survivors include two sons, Ronald (Connie) Sutton and Dwain (Connie)
December 18, 2008
By Violet Smith The Logan-Whitley Chapter, D.A.R. met Monday, Dec.15 at the Dix River Country Club for its monthly meeting. There were 19 members present, along with two guest. After the meeting was called to order by the Regent, members shared the D.A.R. ritual, Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag, and the American's Creed. A devotional and prayer was given by the chaplain and a report was received from the secretary and treasurer. The registrar gave an update on the membership and reported that our beloved, oldest member, Miss Julia Ann Peterson, had died.
September 20, 2008
Betty Isaacs hosted a reunion for the Haggard and Embry families on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008. The oldest member in attandence was Mary Chism and the youngest member was Madison Means. The following people attended the reunion: Mr and Mrs. Scott (Rita) Hopper, Elaine (Cole) Bray, Pamela and Shallyn Banegas, Thomas Thomas, Phyllis Sanders, Mary Chism, Eric and Megan Ham, Zachary Siples and Kyle Lemaster, Raymond and Jo Johnson, Carrie Isaacs and Jacob Isaacs, Mont and Tammy Mullins, Madison, Noah, and Caleb Means, David Means Jr., Janelle Gambrel, Mike Weir, Earlene Barnett, Phyllis (Chism)
August 5, 2009
Nina Cocanougher, 96, of Burgin, widow of Robert M. Cocanougher, died Sunday Aug. 2, in Danville at the home of a daughter. She was born June 30, 1913, in Boyle County to the late Robert "Bob" and Laura Carpenter Reynolds. She and her husband farmed and she enjoyed mowing her lawn in her 90s. She was the oldest member of Shawnee Run Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Doris and husband Leslie Brown of Danville, Carol Mae and husband Thomas Chatman of Lawrenceburg, four sons, Garnett and wife Leadine Cocanougher of Nicholasville, Donald and wife Pat Cocanougher, Marvin Leon and wife Evelyn Cocanougher, Glenn and wife Bonnie Cocanougher, all of Harrodsburg and a daughter-in-law, Carolla Cocanougher of Lexington.