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Subject: [CRR] Obits From The Barbourville Mountain Advocate 17 Aug 2001
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2001 08:14:23 EDT

>From The Barbourville Mountain Advocate 17 Aug 2001

CARLES WAYNE MILLER, 48, of Norwood, Ohio, formerly of Kay Jay, passed away
Friday morning, August 10, 2001 at his home. He was a son of Nina Lois Lee
Miller and the late Shelby Hollis Miller, born on December 13, 1952 at Kay
Mr. Miller was a former welder with American Laundry Machinery Inc. Survivors
include his mother, Nina Miller of Norwood, Ohio; his special girlfriend, Deb
Bowman of Hamilton, Ohio; two children, William of Neville, Ohio and Shelby
of Norwood, Ohio; one brother, Jack Miller and wife Loria of Norwood; one
sister, Toni Haines and husband Mark of Milford, Ohio; four grandchildren,
Sierra, Cody, Kytonna and Willie; one niece, Jessica; three nephews, Josh,
Mark Jr. and Alex; among other loved ones and dear friends who mourn his
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home
Monday, August 13, 2001 at 11 a.m. with Merita Thompson and Kevin Bain
officiating. Mr. Miller was laid to rest in the Lee Cemetery in Bell County.
Casketbearers were Kevin Bain, Terry Brewer, Charles Larry Henderson, Ronnie
Lee, John Pasternak and Arthur Schnabel. Honorary bearers were John
Donaldson, Gilbert Gray and Emmett Myers.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

BETTY SUE WILLIAMSON RUSSELL, 62, of Georgetown, Ohio, formerly of Knox
County, passed away Friday morning, August 10, 2001 at her daughter's home.
She was a daughter of the late Whitley and Mariah Hensley Williamson, born on
June 7, 1939 at Dewitt.
Ms. Russell was a retired marketing representative with the Cincinnati Bell
Telephone Company. She was a member of the Dewitt Baptist Church, the Eastern
Star and the Cincinnati Bell Pioneers. Ms. Russell was a Kentucky Colonel.
In January 1958, she united in marriage with Billy Ray Russell in Cincinnati,
Ohio and to this union one child was born. In addition to her parents, she
was preceded in death by three brothers, Leon, Bruce and Whitley Williamson
Jr.; one half sister, Minnie Davis and two half brothers, J. R. and Kermit
Williamson; and a special niece, Lou Ann Williamson.
Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Gador and husband Rob of Georgetown,
Ohio; two sisters, Dora Patterson and husband Michael of Gillette, Wyo. and
Etta Campbell and husband Cecil of Heidrick; one brother, Ulyess Williamson
and wife Debbie of Newport; one half brother, Calvin Williamson and wife
Sheryl of Goshen, Ohio; two half sisters, Doxie Carnes and husband McCoy and
Lena Kinningham, all of Walker; three grandchildren, Cody, Mariah and
Christian Gador; the following special nephews and nieces, Tony Patterson,
Bruce Williamson, Brandon Williamson, Eric Williamson, Timmy Williams, Terry
Williamson, Tommy Williamson and Rodger Williamson, Melissa Patterson, Sherry
Bohl, Susie Williamson and Kimberly Fredrick; among other loved ones and dear
friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted at the Highland Park Baptist Church Monday,
August 13, 2001 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jimmy Elliott, the Rev. Jeffrey
Branum and the Rev. W. B. Bingham officiating. Ms. Russell was laid to rest
in the Doolin Cemetery at Heidrick. Casketbearers were Wilbur Bingham, Brent
Bingham, Larry Davis, Rex Carnes, Tony Patterson and Roger Deaton.
Expressions of sympathy may go to the American Cancer Society in loving
memory of Ms. Russell.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

CENIA BARGO, age 91, of Barbourville, formerly of Dewitt, Ky., was born on
April 23, 1910 in Knox County and passed away in the Heritage Nursing Home in
Corbin Friday, August 10, 2001. She was the widow of James Henry Bargo and
the daughter of the late John and Mahalia Epperson. Mrs. Bargo was a
homemaker and was a member of the Dewitt Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by two
daughters, Pauline Bargo and Floria Carnes; one son, Charles Bargo; three
sister, Fora Jones, Sally Hubbard and Nancy Grambrel; two brothers, Richard
Epperson and Anthony Epperson, and one sister-in-law Elsie Epperson.
She is survived by five daughters, Zelma Mills of Cincinnati Ohio, Haley Mayo
of Dewitt, Ky., Dorothy Broughton and husband Bill of Ohio and Mary McDaries
of Corbin, Ky.; three sons, Clark Bargo of Gray, Ky., Leamon Bargo and wife
Tavia, Corbin, Ky. and Jim Bargo and wife Penny of Cincinnati, Ohio; three
sisters, Betty Wagner and husband Jesse of Bimble, Ky., Amanda Powell of
Barbourville, Ky. and Adia Towel of Bimble, Ky.; thirty four grandchildren,
66 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren, and a host of other
relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cenia Bargo were conducted on Sunday, August 12,
2001, in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Earl Hammons and the
Rev. Don Farmer officiating. Mrs. Bargo was laid to rest in the Mudlick
Cemetery at Dewitt, Ky.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

SARAH SIZEMORE, age 90, fromerly of Mills, Ky, the daughter of the late Alex
and Clara Taylor Jackson, was born in Clay County Ky. on July 30, 1911 and
passed away in the Barbourville Nursing Home on Saturday, August 11, 2001.
She was of the Baptist faith and a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence
Sizemore in 1991; two sons, Floyd and Elmer Mills; one daughter, Kathleen
Hopkins; four sisters, Liza Slusher, Allie Jackson, Thamie Jackson and Janie
Jackson, and six brothers, Matt, Johnny, Andrew, George, Clark and Isiah
Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs Phyllis Studebaker and husband Laurel,
Springfield, Ohio, Eunice Hildenbrand, Dayton, Ohio, Rachel Jones of
Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs Clarinda Lane and husband Will, Newport, Ky., Mrs. Rita
McIntosh and husband Gilbert, Verona , Ky., Mrs. Evelyn Smith and husband,
Richard, Barbourville, Ky. and Mrs. Oma Saylor and husband Finley, Flat Lick,
Ky.; four sons, Mr Allen Sizemore and wife, Shelia, Heidrick, Ky., Mr. Alex
Sizemore and wife Charlotte, Hamilton, Ohio, Mr. Francis Sizemore and wife
Donna, Mills, Ky, and Mr. Lewis Sizemore, Verona, Ky.; one sister, Mrs. Flora
Jackson, Barbourville, Ky.; 38 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and two
great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Hampton Funeral Home on
Tuesday August 14, 2001, with the Rev. A.B. Smallwood and the Rev. Lester
Caudell officiating. Interment was in the Sizemore Cemetery at Mills, Ky.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BURCHELL SMITH, age 70, of Girdler, Ky., passed away Monday August 6, 2001 in
the Knox County Hospital. He was the husband of Cleo (Wombles) Smith and the
son of Rethy Smith and the late Arthur Smith, born to them on September 10,
1930 in Woollum, Ky. Mr Smith believed in the holiness faith.
He is preceded in death by his father, Arthur Smith, his first wife Louise (
Turner) Smith, three children and three brothers and Earl Smith, John Henry
Smith and Harold Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Cleo Smith of Girdler, Ky.; his mother Reathy
Smith, also of Girdler, Ky.; two daughters, Cathy Hubbard and husband Larry
of Bimble, Ky. and Debbie Smith of Knoxville, Tenn.; one son, Burchell Smith
Jr. and wife of Frankfort, Ky.; four step daughters, Mona Faye Wagers of
Trace Branch, Ky., Lillie Faye Smith of Girdler, Ky. and Rosie Jewell Wagers
and Belvie Wagers, both of Manchester, Ky.; a stepson, Blackie Smith of
Girdler, Ky.; three sisters, Artie Stacy of Jeffersonville, Ind., Alta Grubb
of Detroit, Mich. and Thelma Merida of Bimble, Ky.; three bothers, Billy
Smith of Bimble, Ky., Melvin Smith and Lewis Smith, both of Girdler, Ky. and
sister-in-law Jewell Smith of Warren, Mich.; six grandchildren, three great
grandchildren, ten step grandchildren, and nine step-great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Burchell Smith were conducted in the Hampton Funeral
Home Chapel on Thursday, August 9, 2001 with Rev. Charles Eversole and Rev.
John Disney officiating. Burial was in the Hampton Cemetery at Girdler, Ky.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

EVA D JONESEva D. Jones, age 77, of Flat Lick Ky., passed away Sunday, August
5, 2001 at her home. She was the widow of Clark Jones and the daughter of
John and Zella Broughton Doan, born to them on October 19, 1923 in Knox
County, Ky. Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and believed in the Baptist faith.
Her parents, John and Zella Doan, her husband Clark Jones, two sisters,
Bertha Bourque and Irene Rogers and one brother, William Doan all preceded
her in death.
She is survived by two daughters,Nora Hutton and husband Bennie of London,
Ky., and Vivian Gray and husband James of Sadieville, Ky.; three sons, Robert
Jones and Wife Missy of Naperville Ill.. Clark J. Jones of Flat Lick, Ky. and
Jesse Jones and Pamela also of Flat Lick, Ky.; 10 grandchildren and 15 great
Funeral services for Mrs. Eva Jones were conducted on Friday, August 10, 2001
at the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sylvester Dunn officiating.
Burial was in Payne Cemetery at Bimble, Ky.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Lewis Johnson
Mr. Lewis Johnson, 89, of Jarvis, passed away Thursday evening, August 9,
2001 in the Barbourville Nursing Home. He was a son of the late Henry and
Ella Trent Johnson, born on August 11, 1911 at Jarvis. Mr. Johnson was a
retired field representative with the U.S. Soil Conservation Service.
Following his retirement, he served two terms at Knox County Surveyor. He was
a member of the Callihan Baptist Church and Mountain Lodge #187 F & AM. As a
young man, he worked with the Civilian Conservation Corps.
On November 25, 1937, he united in marriage with Neva Elam in Knox County and
to this union four daughters were born. Later, on November 11, 1971, he
united in marriage with Una Mae Valentine Patterson in Vandalia, Ohio. In
additiion to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by three
brothers and one son-in-law.
Survivors include his wife, Una Johnson of Jarvis; four daughters, Ann
Johnson Keeter of Marietta, Ga., Patricia Johnson Halcomb and husband Dallas
Wayne of Elizabethtown, Mary Johnson Powers and husband Elmer of Flat Lick,
and Rena Johnson Rein and husband Richard of San Francisco, Calif.; three
stepchildren, C. R. Patterson and wife Betty of Dayton, Ohio, Myrna Patterson
Young and husband Herman of West Carrollton, Ohio, and Paul Patterson Jr. and
wife Kay of Centerville, Ohio; three sisters, Laura Callebs and Margaret
Engelbrecht, both of Tampa, Fla., and Jewell Nellis of Clarksville, Ind.; six
grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 11
step-great-grandchildren, among other loved ones and dear friends who mourn
his passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home
Sunday, August 12, 2001 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jeffrey Branum officiating.
Mr. Johnson was laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery. Expressions of
sympathy may go to the American Heart Association in loving memory of Mr.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

GEORGE "Ted" BAYS, 67, of Radcliff, Ky., passed away Saturday, August 11,
2001 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky. He is survived by
his daughter, Shiela Bays; a son, Billy Bays of Radcliff, Ky.; three sisters,
Edith Janacek, Chicago, Ill., Juanita Jasper, Radcliff, Ky., and Janie
Phipps, Radcliff; two brothers, Add Bays and Roscoe Bays, both of
Barbourville, and two grandchildren. Services were held August 14, 2001 at
Nelson-Edelen-Benntt Funeral Home, Radcliff, Ky., with the Rev. James Shaw
officiating. Interment was at North Hardin Memorial Gardens, Radcliff, Ky.
Arrangements were by Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home, Radcliff, Ky.

ALTA (Cole) EAGLE, age 80, of Cincinnati, Ohio, the beloved wife of Ralph E.
Eagle passed away Monday, August 6, 2001. She was the daughter of the late
Hudson and Maude Cole.
She is peceded in death by her parents, one son, Marvin Mills, and three
She is survived by her children, Ronnie Mills, Donna Renner and Ralph David
Eagle, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; six sisters, Cleadie Mills of Hammond, Ky.,
Geneda Gray of Barbourville, Ky., Emma Mills and husband Bill of Upland,
Calif. and Wilma Jean Withrow and husband Jerry of Four Oaks, N.C.; one
brother, Farris Cole and wife Lavina of Himyer, Ky.; nine grandchildren and
nine great grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Alta Eagle were conducted Thursday, August 9, at
the Harvest Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio with Pastor Tom Hall
presiding. Burial was in the Greendale Cemetery, Greendale , Ind.
This is a courtesy announcement by Hampton Funeral Home.

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