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Cornelia Easterly Ballou
Funeral services for Mrs. Cornelia Easterly Ballou, 81, of Florence, KY, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2000, in the chapel of Stith Funeral Home of Florence, KY, with Rev. Greg Anderson officiating. Burial was in Batavia Union Cemetery in Batavia, OH, with Stith Funeral Home of Florence, KY, in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Ballou, a retired school bus driver for the Kentucky school system, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at her home in Florence, KY.

Born February 21, 1919, in the Oak Grove community of Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Elisha Easterly and Mary Florence Bilbrey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Clayton Ballou; seven brothers, Omar Claudud Easterly, Osby Voe Easterly, Orvel Isaac Easterly, Jethro James Easterly, William Thomas Easterly, Johnnie Totten Easterly, and Dr. Wynn F. Clouse Easterly; and two sisters, Audie Mae Morgan, and Alice Ada Duncan.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Douglas Lee and Deborah Lauderwasser; two grandchildren, Justin Lee and Jamison Lee; one sister, Ina Evelyn Gilbert, Cincinnati, OH; two sisters-in-law, Glysta Barnes Easterly, Blanchester, OH, and Juanita Gray Easterly, Livingston; and a host of nieces and nephews.

 

Hugh Maxey Burchett
Funeral services for Mr. Hugh Maxey Burchett, 60, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Boles officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Burchett, a factory worker for the auto industry, died Thursday, April 13, 2000, at his home.

Born June 15, 1936, in Clay County, he was the son of Johnny Burchett, Clay County, and the late Lucille (Abney) Burchett. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Burchett.

He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Edwina (Smith) Burchett, Livingston; a step-mother, Lyda Watson Burchett, Clay County; a daugther, Sheliah Gruber, Memphis; a sister, Helen Duke, Macon, GA; and two grandchildren, Sydney Gruber and Spencer Gruber, both of Memphis. Pallbearers were Brian Burchett, Brent Burchett, Michael Adams, Joey Cooper, Scott Gruber, and James Duke.

 

Vella Mamie Ringley
Funeral services for Mrs. Vella Mamie Ringley, 92, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating. Burial was in Hill-Gunter Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Ringley, a housekeeper, died Thursday, April 13, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born January 13, 1908, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Robert "Bob" and Hennie (Ledbetter) Templeton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Ringley; a sister, Hattie Franklin; and three brothers, Bill Templeton, Fate Templeton, and Ridley "Square" Templeton.

She was a member of Millers Chapel Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, James Ringley, Livingston, and J.D. Ringley, Indianapolis, IN; four daughters, Vella Dickerson, Betty Jean Cunningham, Oleida Clark, and Carolyn Sells, all of Livingston; a brother, Carmon Templeton, Crossville; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Steve Timmons, Walt Timmons, Jimmy Ringley, Aaron Threet, Dale Threet, Brandon Threet, and Brandon Keys.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

Grady Calvin Harvey
Funeral services for Mr. Grady Calvin Harvey, 88, of Monroe, and a resident of the Overton Co. Nursing Home, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Shaw, Bro. Marlon Winningham, and Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Harvey, a farmer, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born February 9, 1912, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Tom and Bird (Heard) Harvey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Harvey; a daughter, Mildred Sells; a brother, Edward Harvey; a sister, Pearl Clark; and a grandson, Terry Sells.

He was a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ.

Survivors include four sons, Roger Harvey, Livingston, Keith Harvey, Cookeville, Jerry Harvey, Watertown, and Kenneth Harvey, Lebanon; a daughter, Betty Beason, Livingston; two brothers, Roy Harvey and Onas Harvey, both of Monroe; two sisters, Lola Taylor, Livingston, and Mary Lou Reeder, Anderson, IN; 24 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and 15 great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Tim Sells, Ted Sells, Tracy Sells, Jerry Lee Harvey, Jason Harvey, Bruce Harvey, Chad Harvey, and Derek Harvey. Serving as honorary pallbearer was Larry Harvey.

 

Wanda L. Carter Knobloch
Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda L. (Carter) Knobloch, 68, of Muncie, IN, were conducted at 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 17, 2000, from the chapel of The Meeks Mortuary of Muncie, IN. Burial was in Elm Ridge Cemetery with The Meeks Mortuary in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Knobloch, an employee of Riverside Avenue Baptist Church in Muncie, IN, died Friday, April 14, 2000, at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN.

Born in Monroe, she was the daughter of Earl T. and Hattie Ann (Garrett) Carter. She was preceded in death by three brothers.

She was a member of Riverside Avenue Baptist Church in Muncie, IN.

Survivors include her husband, Arnold Knobloch, Muncie, IN; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bill Knobloch, Madison, IN, and Bob and Angie Knobloch, Muncie, IN; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Dan Moody, Yorktown, IN; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Earl D. and Gloria Carter, Middletown, IN, and Gerald Carter, Livingston; three sisters, Mavis OC Bilbrey, Ingalls, IN, Carlene Thompson, Anderson, IN, and Genevie Ramsey, Rickman; two granddaughters, Melissa Moody and Michelle Moody; and 34 nieces and nephews.

 

Stella Taylor
Funeral services for Mrs. Stella Taylor, 91, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2000, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Cletis Beason officiating. Burial was in Old Bethel Cemetery with Living-ston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Taylor, a homemaker and mother, died Friday, April 14, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born March 15, 1909, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late James G. and Sarah (Sells) Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Taylor; a son, James Kenneth Taylor; three sisters, Nova Clark, Lee Clark, and Maggie Barnes; and four brothers, Halton Taylor, Hulbert Taylor, Haskell Taylor, and Jackie Taylor.

She was a member of the Plain Grove Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Walter McDaniel, Antioch; a son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Irene Taylor, Monroe; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Derek Taylor, Joe Ramsey, Michael Duke, Charles Ronald Duke, Ed Clark, and Don Clark.

 

Leonard Marion Deck
Funeral services for Mr. Leonard Marion Deck, 66, of Old Town, ME, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2000, from the chapel of Kiley-Birmingham Funeral Home in Old Town, ME. Burial will be in St. JosephÕs Cemetery in Old Town, ME, with Kiley-Birmingham Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Deck died Saturday, April 15, 2000, at Bangor Hospital in Maine.

Born October 3, 1933, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Johnny and Fannie Mae (McDonald) Deck. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Deck; three brothers, Raymond C. Deck, William Roy Deck, and Richard Deck; and a sister, Phelia Rae Barnes.

He served in the United States Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Jessie Deck, Old Town, ME; three daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Armand Pelletier, Caribou, ME, Gail and Mark Doucette, Holden, ME, and Patricia and Jeff Emro, Independence, KY; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Wayne and Karen Deck, Old Town, ME, and Richard Taylor, Kent, WA; a sister, Rassie Brown, Rickman; 10 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

 

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