Tuesday, September 27, 1977, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Jasper D. Tapley

Funeral services for Jasper D. Tapley, 72, retired coal miner and lifetime resident of McCreary County, were held Monday Sept. 19, at 1 o'clock at McCreary County Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Angel Cemetery./  The Revs Henry Cox and T.J. Watters conducted the services./  Survived by his widow, Mrs. Vertie Tapley, he was born in this county to Jimmy and Judy Stidham Tapley on Feb. 16, 1905, and died after a lingering illness at Lake Cumberland Medical Center at Somerset on Sept 17./  Eight children and 15 grandchildren are among survivors. With one child Dester Tapley, deceased, he is survived by the following; Flora Boyatt, Bella Winchester and Jimmy Tapley of Stearns, Ronald Tapley of Whitley City, Donald Tapley of Muncie, Ind., Hazel Slaven and Shelia Thompson of Harrogate, Tenn./  He had two brothers and a sister who preceded him in death and is survived by six others; Charlie Tapley of Strunk, Henry and George Tapley and Lula Watters of Stearns, Lottie Blevins of Monticello and Annie Daugherty of Pine Knot./  He was a member of Second Baptist Church of Whitley City. Tuesday October 11, 1977, McCreary County Record:

Tuesday, September 19, 1961, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
ZADA WILSON TRAMMELL

     Mrs. ZADA WILSON TRAMMELL
, 79, died September 17, at her home Hill Top following a prolonged illness. She was the daughter of the late Susan Jane Maxwell Wilson and James Wilson and the wife of Lincoln Trammell. Mrs. Trammell was a native Kentuckian and was born June 2 1882. She was a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church, Smithtown.
    Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Nancy Grave Church with Rev. Levi Cox and Rev. Dakota Waters officiating. Burial was in the Nancy Grave Cemetery.
    Mrs. Trammell is survived by her husband. Lincoln Trammell and two sisters Mrs. Mary Wilson Troxell, Hill Top and Mrs. Cynthia Anderson, Harlan, Ky.
 
 

Tuesday, May 19, 1964, McCreary county Record
Submitted by: Lisa
ALLIE FAIR TROXEL

ALLIE FAIR TROXELL
, 71, died, Wednesday, May 13, at her home at Hill Top.
      The deceased was born at Yamacraw, Kentucky May 11, 1893, and was a daughter of the late Tolbert Roberts and Reida Troxell Roberts.
      Survivors are: Her husband George Troxell, one son Clyde Troxell, Hill Top; one daughter Mrs. Myrtle Brooks, Cincinnati; two brothers, Grant Roberts, Stearns, Rt.1; Elisha Roberts, Hill Top; and one sister, Mrs. Roxie Collins, Cincinnati.
      Funeal services was held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Hill Top Church with Rev. Roy Lewis officiating. Burial was in Hickman Cemetery. Her grandsons served as active pall bearers.

Tuesday, February 26 1976, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Bell Zora Troxell
, 50, died February 19 at her home in Whitley City./ She was born July 20, 1925 at White Oak Junction. The daughter of the late Garfield Troxell and Barbe Troxell. She had lived all her life in McCreary County and was a member of the White Oak Junction Baptist Church./  Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Louina Meadows of Marshes Siding and two brothers, George Troxell, Rt. 1 Whitley City and Lincoln Troxell of Cooperative, Ky./  Funeral services were held Saturday, February 21 at 2 p.m. at the White Oak Junction Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Davis and Rev. Henry Cox officiating./  Burial was in Nancy Grave Cemetery./  Hickman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

Tuesday, April 13, 1971, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Bonnie Dean Troxell

Bonnie Dean Troxell
, 31, Hill Top, Kentucky, died Tuesday morning, April 6, 1971, of injuries suffered in an auto accident at Smithtown, Ky. She was on her way to work at the Stearns Shirt Factory when the accident
occurred. Opal Worley, riding with her, was also killed and another passenger was hospitalized.  The deceased was born October 30, 1939 in McCreary County, the daughter of Clyde Ray Troxell and Juanita Benson
Troxell, both of whom survive.   Also surviving are her four children, Debra Kay, Tammy Sue, Anthony Wayne and Terry Wayne Troxell, all at home; two sisters, Cathy Lou Troxell, Hill Top and Mrs. Brenda Jones,
Cincinnati; and seven brothers, Dorman Ray, David Allen, Denny Dale, and Jeffery Lee Troxell, all living at Hill Top; Larry Cecil and Leroy Troxell, Cincinnati and Bruce Wayne Troxell, Medina, Ohio.  Funeral services were held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Hill Top Baptist Church with Rev. Lester Troxell officiating.  Burial was in the Hickman Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.
  
 

Tuesday, April 1, 1969, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Charlie W. Troxell

Funeral services for Charlie W. Troxell, 85, former resident of McCreary County were held Monday, March 24, 1969 at 1:00 p.m. in Isom Presbyterian Church, Isom, Kentucky. Rev. Willie Turner and Rev. David Morrow officiated at the service. Burial was in the family plot of the Evergreen Cemetery, Whitesburg, Kentucky, with Blair Funeral Home, Inc., in charge of funeral arrangements. His grandsons were active pall bearers. The deceased died Friday, March 21, 1969 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Kentucky after a long illness. He was born to the late Peter and Elizabeth Ann Sweet Troxell. He was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church. His wife Cynthia Troxell, and a daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Troxell Wagers, preceded him in death. Surviving are three daughters, Maggie Gregory, Kellogg, Iowa; Gracie Grimes of Scuddy, Kentucky; Menda Gumm of Isom, Ky. Also surviving is one sister, Alice Waters of McCreary County, 25 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
 

Tuesday, April 9, 1968, McCrery County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Cynthia Wilson Troxell

Cynthia Wilson Troxel
l entered Eternal Life Wednesday, April 3, 1968 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Elihu and Louisa Maxwell Wilson, She was a member of the old Regular Baptist Church. She was born April 17, 1886, being 81 years, 11 months and 16 days of age at the time of her passing. She is survived by her husband Charlie W. Troxell, and three daughters, Mrs. Maggie Gregory, Kellogg, Iowa; Mrs. Grace Grimes, Scuddy, Ky. and Mrs. Menda Gumm, Isom, Ky. Also surviving are two brothers. Burl Wilson, Stearns, Ky and Francis Wilson, Hill Top, 25 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren, as well as a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 6, at 2:00 p.m. in the Isom Presbyterian Church Isom, Kentucky with Rev. Willie Turner and Rev. Ed Henegar officiating. Burial was in the Family Plot of the Evergreen Cemetery, Whitesburg, Kentucky. Her grandsons served as active pall bearers. Now that she is gone I know that she is sleeping, Resting up there with the Angels above, Some sweet day I hope to meet her, way up in heaven where all is love. Contb.
 

Tuesday, March 31, 1970, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Delbert R. Troxell

Delbert R. Troxell
, born on June 3, 1920, passed away at the age of 49 years on March 15, 1970.  The
deceased was the beloved husband of Julia Helton Troxell, devoted father of Danny Lee Troxell, and son of the late Franklin Lee and Clementine Troxell. He became a member of the Wilson Ridge Missionary Baptist Church and was baptized in the year of 1946 and remained a member thereafter.  He left behind his wife and son; six brothers Earl Hickman of Stearns; Reverend John Troxell and Albert Troxell of Cincinnati; Robert Troxell of Indianapolis, Ind.; Fred Troxell and Eugene Troxell of Forbus, Tenn. three sisters, Mrs. Marie Wilson of Hill
Top; Mrs. Delcie West of Burlington, Ky., Mrs. Gracie Terry of Cincinnati, and a host of other relatives and friends. One brother, Dillard Troxell, preceded him in death.

 

Tuesday, December 2, 1963, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
DILLARD TROXELL

DILLARD TROXELL
, 32, died instantly November 18, 1963, at Milford, Ohio, when the car in which he was riding, was hit by a train at a railroad crossing.
      Troxell was born at Yamacra, Ky., and was a son of the late Lee Troxell and Clementine Smithers Troxell. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ruby Troxell, two sons, Dillard Troxell, Jr., 2 years old, and Kinney Ray Troxell, one year old, all living in Milford; three sisters, Mrs. Marie Wilson, Hill Top; Mrs. Delsie West, Burlington, Ky. and Mrs. Gracie Terry, Cincinnati; seven brothers, Earl, Hickman, Stearns; Robert Troxell, Indianapolis; Lester, Albert and Delbert Troxell, all of Cincinnati, Eugene and Fred Troxell of Forbus, Tenn.
      Funeral services were held November 22, 1963 at Craven Funeral Home in Milford with Rev. Armstrong officiating. Burial was in the newtown Cemetery.  
 

Tuesday, April 23, 1968, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
George D. Troxell

George D. Troxell
, 85, died Sunday, April 21, at his home at Hill Top. He was born January 1, 1883 in Wayne (now McCreary County) County and was a lifelong resident of the county. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Hill Top Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Daniel Troxell and Lourena Foster Troxell. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Hallie Roberts Troxell; a son, Clyde Troxell, Hill Top; and a daughter Mrs. Myrtle Troxell Brooks, Sidney, Ohio. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Hill Top Baptist Church with Rev. Levi Cox officiating. Burial was in Hickman Cemetery.
 

Tuesday, January 12, 1960, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
JAMES HARVEY TROXELL

JAMES HARVEY TROXELL
, 66, a disabled coal miner, died suddenly January 5th at his home on Pine Ridge in Stearns of a heart attack. Mr. Troxell was a native to McCreary County and was a member of the Baptist Faith.
     Surviving are his wife, Mr.s Bertha Troxell, one daughter, Mrs. Norma Jean Stephens, Stearns four sons, Willie and Charles of Stearns, Billy Ray and Jackie troxell of Cincinnati; one brother Lee Troxell of Una, Ky., and two sisters, Mrs. Lora Roberts, Stearns and Janie Waters, Muncie, Ind.
     Funeral services were held Friday at 1 o'clock from the Seventh Day Adventist Church with Rev. L.J. Norris, pastor, in charge. burial was in Hickman Cemetery.
 

Tuesday, May 8, 1962, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
LEE TROXELL

LEE TROXELL
, 81, a retired coal miner, died April 30, 1962 at his home at Route 1, Union, Kentucky. The body was returned her to Hickman Funeral Home to await funeral service and burial.
     Funeral services were held Thursday at 10 o'clock in the morning from the Hill Top Missionary Baptist Church With burial in the Nancy Grave Cemetery. Rev. Levi Cox of Whitley City was the officiating minister.
    Mr. Troxell, before his retirement worked for Stearns Coal & Lumber Company in their Yamacraw Mine. He was born Aug. 9, 1882 in Wayne County, the son of Will and Kizzie Winchester Troxell, both deceased. He was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church.
    Surviving are seven sons, John L., Albert, Delbert and Robert Troxell, all living in Cincinnati. Fred and Eugene Troxell, Forbus, Tenn., Dillard Troxell, Union, Ky., four daughters Mrs. Marie Wilson, Hill Top; Mrs. Delcie West and Mrs. Gracie Terry, Union, Ky., a step-son, Earl Hickman, Stearns, and two sisters, Mrs. Laura Roberts, Stearns and Mrs. Lillie Waters, Whitley City.
 

Tuesday, February 23, 1971, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Mary W. Troxell

Mary W. Troxell
, 91, died Thursday, February 18, 1971, at her home at Hill Top, Ky. Born August 23, 1879, in Wayne County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late James Wilson and Susie Jane Maxwell Wilson. Her husband, Kirby Troxell, preceded her in death. She was a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. with burial in the Nancy Grave Cemetery. Hickman Funeral Home in charge.
 

Tuesday, May 19, 1959, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
MICHAEL E. TROXELL

MICHAEL E. TROXELL
, age 4 1/2 years, died May 14 at the home of his parents in Cincinnati. He had been ill for several weeks prior to his death.
     The body was returned to the Hickman Funeral Home and prepared for burial and taken to the home of his Grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Troxell, in Stearns to remain until Saturday afternoon.
     Funeral services were held from the Whitley City Church of God Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Johnny Bryant in charge. Burial was in the Hickman Cemetery. Pall bearers were Dallas Hickman, Donald Hickman, Monroe Hicks and Carliss Nevels.
     Michael is survived by his parents, two brothers, his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Canada and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Troxell of Stearns.

Tuesday, July 20, 1976, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Nellie Ross Troxell
, 90, widow of Goldman Troxell of Revelo, died July 15 at the Scott County Hospital, Tenn. after a lingering Illness./  A native of Whitley County, she was born November 5, 1887 to the late Joshua and Elizabeth Ross. She was a lifetime resident of McCreary County and a member of the First Otter Creek Baptist Church./  Survivors include five children, Alta Barrier, Monticello, Sterling Troxell, Stella Waters, Maggie Martin and Gilbert Troxell all of Revelo; two brothers, Lawrence and Carl Troxell of Revelo, one sister, Nancy Jane Phipps, Muncie, Ind. 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; seven brothers, one sister and two children precede her in death./  Funeral services were held July 17 at First Hickory Baptist Church by Rev. Nathan Byrd. burial was in Troxell Cemetery at Steel Hollow. McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

Tuesday, April 2, 1974, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Mrs. Pauline C. Troxell
, 27, 310 E. Fourteenth Street, Cincinnati, died March 25 at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati. Her husband, Larry C. Troxell, survives./  She was born May 29, 1946, at Wayland, the daughter of Floyd Brunk and Beatrice Gibson Brunk. She was a member of the Landmark Baptist Church and a housewife./  Survivors include her husband, two children, Michelle and Michael Troxell at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Brunk of Cincinnati; one brother, Harold D. Brunk of Mt. Carmel, Ohio; and a sister, Betty Ann Troxell of Cincinnati./   Funeral services were held March 28, in Hill Top Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Canfield officiating./  Burial was in Hickman Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 
 

Tuesday, October 27, 1970, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Robert E. Troxel

Robert E. Troxell, 52, a resident of Stearns, died Sunday, October 18, in Lexington from injuries sustained in a fall at his home one week previously.  The deceased was born May 10, 1918,
at Whorley and was a son of the late Lee Troxell and Clementine Smiddy (Smithers) Troxell. Survivors are his wife, Nellie Wilson Troxell, Stearns; nine children, Mrs. Joyce West, Donald Troxell,
Mrs. Anna Rexroat, Thelma Troxell, Dester Troxell and Mrs. Stella (Della) Vance, all of Indianapolis; Estel, Janice (Janet), and Jackie Troxell, living at home; three brothers, Lester Troxell,
Cincinnati; Fred and Eugene Troxell, Forbus, Tenn.; one half brother, Earl Hickman, Stearns; and three half-sisters, Mrs. Marie Wilson, Hill Top; (Whole sisters) Mrs. Delcie West and Gracie Hickman.  Funeral services were held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Antioch Baptist Church at Revelo.  Burial was in the Nancy Graves Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.

Tuesday, March 3, 1959, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
SEIGEL TROXELL

     SEIGEL TROXEL
L, 47, died Thursday at the home of Everett Taylor in Revelo where he had made his home for several months. Mr. Troxell, a retired coal miner and K&T section hand, died suddenly of a heart attack. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Troxell, and is survived by one brother, Hillery Troxell, of Muncie, Ind.
     Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Waters with Rev. Sedley King and Rev. Levi Cox in charge. Burial was in the Waters Cemetery at Bald Knob.  
 

 

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