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Subject: Obits From The Barbourville Mountain Advocate 13 Jun 2002
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 10:51:18 EDT


From the Barbourville Mountain Advocate 13 Jun 2002

PATSY JEWELL BERKLEY, 59, of Barbourville, passed away Friday morning, June
7, 2002 at her home. She was a daughter of Amanda Shorter Berkley and the
late Clifford Earl Berkley, born on April 26, 1943 in Barbourville.
Ms. Berkley was a former childcare provider for the Knox County School
System. She was a member of the Barbourville Church of God. In addition to
her father, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Todd Buchanan.
Survivors include her mother, Amanda Berkley of Barbourville; one daughter
and son-in-law, Tammy and James Tomaw, of Corbin; one sister, Gladys Hale of
Barbourville; two brothers, Shirley Berkley and wife, Cora Lee, of
Barbourville and Richard Berkley and wife, Janice, of Tennessee; two
grandchildren, Amanda Lea Buchanan and Jaimie Nicole Tomaw of Corbin; a
special cousin, Billie Hubbard of Barbourville; among other loved ones and
dear friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were private with Rev. Mervial Newman and Rev. Bill Mixon
officiating. Ms. Berkley was ladi to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Casketbearers were Carl Hubbard, Dewayne Hubbard, Richard Berkley, Shirley
Berkley, Johnny Hale and Richie Berkley.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

ALLEN CAMPBELL, 71, of Corbin, passed away Monday morning, June 3, 2002 in
the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. He was a son of the late Jim
Pete and Ada Campbell, born on June 10, 1930 in Knox County.
Mr. Campbell was the owner and operator of Campbell Meat Company at Gray. He
was a member of the Paint Hill Baptist Church. On January 13, 1951, he united
in marriage with Ruth Monhollen at Flat Lick and to this union three children
were born. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one
brother, Lester Campbell and three infant siblings.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Campbell of Corbin; three children, Randall
Allen Campbell and wife Sharon of Gray, Donna Ruth Campbell Hubbard and
husband Doug of London and Michael Wayne Campbell and wife Kathy of Corbin;
two sisters, Comella Terrell of Siler and Jean Engle of Corbin; one brother,
Jack Campbell and wife Sylvia of Dayton, Ohio; six grandchildren, Jack
Champlin, Josh Champlin and wife Angela, Stephanie Champlin, Jennifer
Campbell, Ashleigh Hubbard and Chelsea Campbell; two great grandchildren,
Kayla Justice and Paige Champlin, a very special friend, Tyrell Bays of
Barbourville; several nieces and nephews; among other loved ones and dear
friends who mourn his passing.
Funeral services were conducted in Knox Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, June 6
with the Rev. Garrett Garland and the Rev. Jimmy Elliott officiating. Mr.
Campbell was laid to rest in the Rest Haven Cemetery in Corbin.
Casketbearers were grandsons and nephews of Mr. Campbell. Honorary bearers
were Tyrell Bays, Dr. Manoo Jorjani, James Broughton, Ronald Owens, Raymond
Smith, Ruben York, Finley Barnett, Ewing Cornett, Leroy Nelson, Claude Scalf,
Jerry Collingsworth, Kevin "Bubba" Elliott, Bobby Hale and Walter C. Hopper
Jr.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Knox Funeral Home.
EDDIE PAUL MARSEE, 77, of Richmond, formerly of Barbourville, passed away
June 4, 2002 at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington. He was of the Baptist
faith and retired chef/dietician of the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by one brother, Pat (D) Marsee of Brookville, Ind.; three
sisters, Mary Hyden of Richmond, Jean (Jim) Clem of Greenville, Tenn., Violet
Bryant of Lexington.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 7 at the Oldham, Roberts &
Powell Funeral Home with the Rev. Rusty Rechenbach officiating. Burial was in
the Barbourville Cemetery.
This is a courtesy announcement of Hopper Funeral Home.

IRENE J. ELLIOTT, 66, of Corbin, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at her
residence. She was a daughter of the late Charlie and Maggie Drummonds
Robinson.
Mrs. Elliott was a homemaker and a survivor of colon cancer for 28 years. She
was a member of the Paint Hill Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, T.S. Elliott of Corbin; one son, Richard A.
Elliott and wife Nancy of Corbin; two brothers, Otis "Toby" Robinson of New
Tazewell, Tenn. and Hoy Robinson of Belleville, Mich. ; one sister, Eula Gray
Good of New Tazewell, Tenn; one grandaughter; two step grandchildren; two
step great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted in Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home Chapel
Friday, June 7 with the Rev. Jim Elliott officiating. Mrs. Elliott was laid
to rest in the Terrell Cemetery at Wilton.
This is a courtesy announcement from Knox Funeral Home.

TAYLOR JACKSON, 66, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away May 1, 2002. He was born
in Knox County to the late Arthur Jackson and Sallie (Smith) Agee. He is
survived by his wife Agnes Jackson (nee Hurst); three sons, Darryl (Denise)
Jackson, Jeff Jackson and Douglas Jackson; two grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn
Sowders and Geneva Lindsay. Funeral services were held May 3 at E.C. Nurre
Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in in Oak Hills Cemetery. Memorials may be
made to Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45242.

PATTY HALL ADAMS, 85, of Barbourville, passed away Tuesday morning, May 14,
2002 in the Christian Health Center in Corbin. She was a daughter of the late
Etna and Mae Barker Hall, born on April 5, 1917 in Middlesboro.
Mrs. Adams was a homemaker. She was a member of the East Barbourville Baptist
Church and WMU. On April 12, 1936, she united in marriage with Ernest Adams
in Barbourville and to this union six children were born.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Chamie
Agee and Josephine Carroll and four brothers, Glen, Victor, James and Grat
Hall.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest, of Barbourville; six children, Gwen
Bannister and husband, Gene, of Denver, Colorado, Karen Miller and husband
Denny, of Bimble, Kenneth Adams and wife Wilma, of Flat Lick, James Foley
Adams and wife Rose of Bimble, Hobert Adams and wife, Faye, of Barbourville
and David Adams of Bimble; one brother, Lawton Hall and wife Dorothy of
Jacksonville, Alabama; 13 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; among other
loved ones and dear friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the Knox Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, May
16 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. James Vandy officiating. Mrs. Adams was laid to
rest in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Casketbearers were Kennth Adams Jr., Mark Adams, Denny Ray Miller, Michael
Miller, Jim Adams and David Adams. Honorary bearers were members of the East
Barbourville Baptist Church and Pete and Carol Ledford.
Expressions of sympathy may go to either the East Barbourville Baptist Church
or the Christian Health Center in loving memory of Mrs. Adams.
Arrangements were under the direction of Knox Funeral Home.

MARY JANE BAKER ROARK, 35, of Dora Clark Branch, Flat Lick, the daughter of
Wilma Gutterud Baker and the late Matt Baker, was born in Michigan on Feb. 7,
1967 and passed away in the Knox County Hospital on Saturday, June 8, 2002.
She was a member of the Union Mission Baptist Church and a homemaker. On Jan.
16, 1986, she united in marriage with Wesley Roark and one child was born.
She is survived by her husband, Wesley Roark, Flat Lick; one daughter, Kayla
Marica Roark, Flat Lick; her mother, Mrs. Wilma Baker, Heidrick; her mother
and father-in-law, Alice Marie and Mack Baker, Flat Lick; one stepdaughter,
Melissa Gail Burton, Williamsburg; two sisters, Darla Baker Brown, Gray, Hope
Baker, Heidrick; two brothers, Craig and Scott Baker, both of Heidrick; two
sisters-in-law, Hanna Stallard and husband Earl, Corbin, and Mary Gambrel and
husband Larry, Walker; three brothers-in-law, the Rev. Marvin Roark and wife
Ronnie, Gray, Jackie Roark, Flat Lick and Timmy Roark and wife Dorine, Flat
Lick.
Funeral services were conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday,
June 11 with the Rev. Marvin Roark and the Rev. Donnie Broughton officiating.
Interment was in the Baker-Roark Cemetery at Flat Lick.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

DONALD ROBINSON was born August 23, 1928 in Hamilton, Ohio, to James Herbert
and MInnie Ellen and passed away last week. Funeral services were conducted
Tuesday in the Newcomer-Barclay Funeral Home in Dayton, Ohio. Burial was
Wednesday in Valleyview Memorial Gardens, Xenia, Ohio. Donald was a Christian
and deacon at the Highway of Holiness Church.
He is survived by two daughters, Pam Gibson and husband MIke, Diana Lukomire
and husband Dennis; a son, Jim Robinson and wife Sandy; one stepson, Donald
Bright and wife Lynn; his mother-in-law, Hallie Mills; four grandchildren and
six, great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made in Don's memory
to the Calvary Open Bible Church.
This is a courtesy announcement of Hopper Funeral Home.

OLIVER (BEVE) "Red" GREGORY, 69, of Clear Creek, passed away Saturday, June
8, 2002 at Knox County Hospital in Barbourville. He was born in Warren on
Dec. 6., 1932, a son of the late Lewis and Bertha Smith Gregory. He believed
in the Baptist faith and had been a self-employed mechanic.
He is survived by his wife Nell North Gregory; children, Beve (Janet) Gregory
of Clear Creek, Boyd (Susie) Gregory of Piqua, Ohio, Charlie (Rhonda Nichols)
Gregory of Middlesboro, Winston Gregory, Eddie (Sherrie) Gregory, Linda Gail
( Glen) Helton, Betty B. (Bobby Phipps) and little Oliver Gregory, all of
Clear Creek; 13 grandchildren, nine great, grandchildren; brothers and
sisters, Faye (Junior) Knuckles of Flat Lick, Mary Alice (R.E.) North of
Greasy Creek, Nancy Brummett and Susie (Erylene) Moses, all of Tellico
Plains, Tenn, Otis (Bobbie Gregory) of Troy, Ohio, Lewis "Junebug" Jr.
(Teresa) Gregory of Tip City, Ohio, Earl Gregory and H.L. (Betty) Gregory of
Clear Creek and Estil (Evelyn) Gregory of Simms Fork.
Services were held Tuesday at Arnett & Steele Funeral Home with the Rev.
Wayland Mason officiating. Burial was in the Oliver Cemetery at Clear Creek.
This is a courtesy announcement of Hopper Funeral Home.

HELEN GAMBREL HALE, 64, of Barbourville, formerly of Mackey Bend, passed away
Saturday afternoon, June 8, 2002 in the Knox County Hospital. She was the
daughter of the late John and Gretel Bargo Gambrel, born on November 30, 1937
in Knox County.
Mrs. Hale was a homemaker. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church
and while living in Barbourville she attended the Apple Grove Baptist Church.
On October 19, 1957, she united in marriage with Amos Hale in Claiborne
County, Tenn. and to this union two children were born. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Amos, on January 11, 1993
and one infant sister.
Survivors include her children, Benjamin Hale of Barbourville and Lynn Taylor
and husband Michael, of Woodbine; one half brother, Clyde Gambrel and wife,
Joyce, of Bimble; a dear friend of the family, Dianna Wright of Corbin; among
many other loved ones and dear friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of Knox Funeral Home Wednesday,
June 12 with the Rev. Elmore Kelly Jr., the Rev. John Partin and the Rev.
Frank Elliott officiating. Mrs. Hale was laid to rest in the Mays cemetery at
Mackey Bend.
Casketbearers were Michael Taylor, Darrell Godsey, David Wright, Jerry Mays,
David Cornett and Damon Sharp.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

BERTHA FOLEY SOWDERS, 87, of South Allison Avenue, Barbourville, was born
July 30, 1914 in Knox County and passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at her
home. She was the daughter of Hugh Foley and Amanda (Garland) Foley. Mrs.
Sowders was a member of the Artemus Baptist Church and a Knox County deputy
circuit court clerk.
She is survived by one daughter, Rita Blevins and husband Burchell of
Artemus; two grandsons and one granddaughter; seven great grandchildren; one
great, great grandchild; three sisters, Billy Jo Bays of Artemus, Barbara
Henderson, Barbourville and Alma Lee Carr and husband Bob of Arcadia, Fla;
two brothers, James D. "Jim" Foley of Barbourville, Hubert Foley and wife
Martha of Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 7, 2002 in Hampton Funeral Home
Chapel with the Rev. B.F. Jackson and the Rev. Duke Hammons officiating.
Burial was in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

JANICE M. SERGENT OVERTON, 61, of Florence, formerly of Knox County, was born
Oct. 2, 1940 to the late Thomas Sergent and Eula Large Sergent in Whitley
County. Mrs. Overton passed away in the Saint Elizabeth Medical Center North
in Covington on June 2, 2002. She was the widow of Thomas Overton.
She is survived by her daughters, Pam Overton of Florence, Patty Platt of
Latonia and Linda Staverman of Florence; two grandchildren; her sister, Sue
Ryland of Green Castle, Ind.; her brothers, Jack Sergent of Petersburg, Jimmy
Sergent of Elsmere and Johnny Sergent of Petersburg. Funeral services for
Mrs. Overton will be conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel Thursday,
June 6 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Tim Hamilton officiating. Interment will be in
the Barbourville Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Hopper Funeral Home
Thursday morning after 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Hopper Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
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