Tuesday, October 27, 1970, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Alice Mary Waters

Alice Mary Waters (Mrs.), 82, a resident of Smithtown, Ky., for 48 years, dies Monday, October 19, in
Somerset City Hospital. The deceased was born August 27, 1888 in Kentucky and was a daughter of the late Sarah Ann Sweet Troxell and Peter Troxell. She was a resident of the Smithtown Community for 48 years and a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church. Her husband, Sherman Dan Waters, a daughter, Ada Waters, and one son, Rev. Robert Waters preceded her in death. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Calvin Corder and Rev. Maynard Blevins Wednesday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. in the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church. Burial was in Hickman Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.  Survivors are 7 sons and 1 daughter, Rev. Milford Waters and Dan Waters Jr., both living in Sidney, Ohio, Lincoln Waters, Smithtown; Everett Waters, Galon, Ohio; Mrs. Ruth Duncan and Edgar Waters, both living in Cincinnati; Tom Waters and Linville Waters, Covington. Also surviving are 36 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren.

Tuesday, October, 16, 1979, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Alta Mae Waters
, 62, Muncie, Ind., formerly of Rt. 1 Monticello, died Oct. 7, at Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, after a lingering illness. funeral services were conducted October 10 at McCreary County Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. with Rev. Simon Waters and Rev. Sylvester Dobbs officiating. Burial was in Pine Knot Cemetery./  She was born August 30, 1917, in Parmleysville, Ky., to Ada Gregory and  the late Willie Gregory. She lived most of her life in McCreary County, was a housewife and member of New Haven Baptist Church, Do-op. Her husband, John Sidney Waters, and her father preceded her in death./  Survivors include her mother, Ada Gregory, Monticello; children, Kenneth Waters and Chester Waters, both of Cincinnati, Paul Waters and Ella Mae Hill, both of Muncie, Ind., Janice Grundy, Whitley City, Fayrene Hill, Selmon, Ind., Shirley Frye, Mondan, N.D., and Mary Lou Gibson, Monticello; five brothers, Edward Gregory and Clyde Gregory, both of Muncie, Ind., William Gregory and Dillard Gregory, both of Cincinnati, and Clifford Gregory, Hill Top; four sisters, Lela Gregory, Cincinnati, Edna Maples, Monticello, Marie Matthews, Hill Top, and Ruby Phipps, Muncie, Ind., and 19 grandchildren./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Tuesday, May 20, 1958, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
DICIE WATERS
    
DICIE WATERS
, age 58, of Strunk, Ky., passed away 11:50 a.m. Sunday at the Scott County Hospital following an illness of 6 months.
     She was a member of the Baptist Church and had a host of friends in the community.
     She is survived by 2 sons, Herbert Watters of Muncie, Ind., and Haston Watters of Strunk, Ky.; one brother, C.L Watters of Oneida; six sisters, Mrs. Margie Ross of Whitley City, Ky., Mrs. Elsie Blevins, Mrs. Mable Reason and Mrs. Dorothy King, all of Muncie, Ind., Mrs. Temple West of Williamsburg, Ky., Mrs. Hazel Boyatt of Strunk, Ky., and three grandchildren.     Funeral services were conducted from the Silverville Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, The Revs. Ed Simpson and Albert Chitwood officiated. Burial followed in the Musgrove Cemetery. Arrangements by West.

Obituary, Tuesday, March 25, 1960, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Frank A. Waters

Frank A. Waters
, 83, a resident of Hill Top, died Wednesday, March 19, at Scott County Hospital after a long illness.   He was born July 28, 1885, and was a native of Tennessee. He lived most of his life in McCreary County and worked in the coal mines. He was a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church. His parents, Mose Waters and Linda Winchester Waters and his wife Lee Vadie Slaven preceded him in death.    Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Edna Gibson, Cincinnati; three sons, Buddy Waters, Hill Top; Harold Waters, Whitley City; James Bradley Waters, Route 1, Stearns; three brothers, Sid Waters, Pine Knot; Henley Waters, Whitley City; Lewis Anderson, Route 1, Stearns, and a sister, Mrs. Eva Cooper.   Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Pleasant Rock church with Rev. Calvin Corder officiating. Burial was in Hickman Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.  His grandsons served as his pallbearers.
 

Tuesday, November 6, 1956. McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
HERZELA ROBERTS WATERS


     Mrs. HERZELA ROBERTS WATERS
, age 85 years, died Oct 22nd in a Danville hospital after a long illness. The body was returned to the home of a daughter, Mrs. Rachel Waters Meadows, in Stearns from where funeral services were held Wednesday. The Rev. Isadore Childers conducted the funeral services. Burial was in the Nancy Grave Cemetery.
      Mrs. Waters was born in Wayne County and was a member of the Concord Baptist Church. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Rachel Meadows, Stearns, Mrs. Essie Lewis of Wayne County and on son. Sherman Roberts, Fort Carson, Colo.   Tuesday, November 6 1956, McCreary County Record:
WADE WATERS, the seven months old son of Buddy and Jacquline Cline Waters, died October 31st at the Jellico Hospital. Graveside services were held Friday at 2:00 o'clock with the Rev. Johnny Bryant officiating. Burial was in the Hickman Cemetery.

Tuesday, September 19, 1978, McCreary County Record
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John Sidney Waters
, 78, of Rt. 1, Monticello, died Sept/ 15, at Lake Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. at McCreary County Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ross Dobbs officiating. Burial was in Pine Knot Cemetery./  He was born March 7, 1900, at Worley, was a retired UMWA coal miner and a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Mose and Melinda Waters./  He is survived by his wife Alta Mae Waters of Monticello; 10 children, Ella Mae Hill, Fayrene Hill, Shirley Frye, Wayne Waters, of Muncie, Ind., Kenneth and Chester Waters of Cincinnati, Janice Grundy of Whitley City, Mary Lou Gibson, Paul and Gary Waters of Monticello; 18 grandchildren; and a brother, Henley Waters of Whitley City. Preceding him in death were 14 brothers and sisters./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  

Tuesday October 28, 1958, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
JOSEPH W. WATERS

JOSEPH W. WATERS
, 82, died October 21 at Scott County Hospital in Oneida Following an illness of about two weeks. Mr. Waters was born in Wayne County and moved to McCreary County more than forty years ago, and engaged in farming and various other activities until his retirement about six years ago. Since retirement he had made his home in Whitley City with a brother, Tapley Waters. He was the son of the late Henry Waters and Sara Jane Spradlin Waters.
     He was married to Lou Verna Foster of Whitley County in 1897 and to this union four sons were born, all of whom survive. Mr. Waters was a devoted husband and father and a dood citizen and neighbor. He was a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church.
     Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Hickory Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Edd Simpson officiating. Burial was in the Pine Knot Cemetery.
     MR. Waters is survived by four sons, Milton L. Waters, Whitley City, Fred and Walter L. of Revelo and Noble of Cincinnati, one half-brother, Tapley Waters, Whitley City, five grandsons, two grand-daughters and one great-grandson.
     Active pallbearers were Chester Taylor, william Shelly, Gilbert Troxell, Earl Previtt, Hurstle Ball and Bernard Kidd.
     Honorary bearers were Bud Crabtree, Oscar Duncan, John L. Phillips, Charie Cooper, Elmer Strunk, Albert Martin, Ryce Slave and Elbert Ramsey.

Tuesday, May 15, 1973, McCreary county Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Noble Waters
, 53, Route 1, Pine Knot, died Thursday, May 10, 1973, at Scott County Hospital, Oneida, Tenn. He had been in ill health for several years. His wife survives. The son of the late Joe Waters and Lueverna Foster Waters, he was born in Wayne County, August 30, 1919. The family moved to McCreary County in the early 1920's and he lived most of his lifetime here. He was a graduate of Stearns High School. He married the former Ilet Bradley of Whitley City August 19, 1939. They moved to Hamilton, Ohio, during the 1940's where he was employed as a factory worker. The family moved back to McCreary County only a few months ago. He was a member of the Cherry Valley United Baptist Church in Hamilton. Survivors, besides his wife, are four sons, Kenneth Waters of Mt. Orab, Ohio, Glenn Waters of Loveland, Ohio, Larry and Stanley Waters, Hamilton, Ohio; and two brothers, Melt Waters, Whitley City, and Fred Waters, Revelo. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 13, in First Hickory Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Lloyd King and Rev. Steve Sullivan officiating. Burial was in the Pine Knot Cemetery. Pall bearers were Harold Waters, Albert Hughes, Bob Bradley, Joe Ryan, Clyde Stephens and Ronald Murphy. McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

Tuesday March 1, 1977, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Juda Watters
, 71, Stearns, Ky., died suddenly February 21, 1977, at lake Cumberland Medical Center, Somerset, Ky. Her husband, Nelson N. Watters survives./  She was born march 14, 1905, in Wayne county, Ky., the daughter of the late Pete King and Viana Musgrove King. She was a lifetime resident of McCreary County a housewife and member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church./  Surviving besides her husband are a son, Arthur Watters of Stearns; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two brothers, Alfred King, Muncie, Ind., and Crawford King, Parker, Ind., and one sister, Lottie Kidd, Pine Knot. a son, Orville Watters, four brothers and two sisters preceded her in death./  Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 23, at 1 p.m. in the McCreary county Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Nathan Byrd and Rev. Calvin Corder officiating. Burial was in Angel Cemetery./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.     

Tuesday, September 15, 1953, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: 
Lisa
LEE VADIE WATERS

 LEE VADIE WATERS 61, a resident of Worley, died Friday, Sept. 11th at Upland Sanitarium, Pleasant Hill, Tenn., a few hours after entering the hospital. Mrs. Waters had been in declining health for the past three years.
    The daughter of Mose Waters and Sitha Slaven, she was born in Scott County, Tenn., November 18, 1891. She was married to Frank A. Waters and to this union six children were born.
    She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Minnie Keith, Parkers Lake and Mrs. Edna Roberts, Cincinnati; four sons, Hollis of Cincinnati; Harold of Muncie, Ind., and Buddy and Bradley living at home; one sister, Mrs. Julia Watson of Caryville, Tenn., and one brother, Alfred Slaven, of Worley. She was a member of the Baptist Faith.
    Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 13th at 2:00 o'clock at the Smithtown Baptist Church with Rev. Goldman Watters, assisted by the Rev. Leland Thomas, officiating. Burial was in the Hickman Cemetery.

Tuesday, May 2, 1967, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Leonard Waters

Leonard Waters
, 3755 Elsmere Avenue, Norwood, Ohio died suddenly Sunday, April 23rd at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was 46 years old, the son of Mrs. Jane Waters, Muncie, Ind., formerly of Stearns, and the late Henry Waters. He was a native of McCreary County, but had lived in Norwood for the past fifteen years where he was employed by the Complete Auto Transit, Inc., Cincinnati. He was a World War II veteran; a 32nd Degree Mason and also a member of the Grotto. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bryant Waters; his mother, four sisters, Mrs. Elaney Gregory and Mrs. Dicie Roysden, Stearns, Mrs. Truie Vaughn, Revelo, Mrs. Hattie Reel, Muncie, Ind.; and three brothers, Dillard, Curtis and Glenford Waters, all of Muncie, Ind. Masonic funeral services were held Tuesday, April 25 at the Treadway Funeral Home, Norwood, Ohio with Evanston Lodge No. 695 S.A.M.; Royal Arch Chapter No. 44 and Knights Templar participating. His body was returned to Stearns by the Treadway Funeral Home on Wednesday where he was buried in the Stearns Cemetery. The Rev. Levi Cox conducted graveside services at the Stearns Cemetery.

Tuesday, March 13, 1973, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Leuverna Waters

Leuverna Waters
, 73, Whitley City, died March 3, 1973 in Scott County Hospital, Oneida, Tenn., terminating an illness of more than three years. Her husband, Tapley Waters, preceded her in death./  She was born Feb. 28, 1899, in Clay County and was a daughter of Wash Watson and Elizabeth Troxell Watson, both deceased. A lifelong resident of McCreary County, she was a housewife and a member of the Upper Creek Baptist Church./  Surviving are two children, Robert Mays of Louisville and Mrs. Retha Powell of Whitley City; one sister, Mrs. Polly Griffith of Whitley City; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren./  Rev. Leroy Terry and Rev. Ernest Perry conducted funeral services March 5 at the Strunk Ridge Baptist Church. Burial was in the Higganbotham Cemetery. McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements./  Pallbearers were Harry Smith, Gene Singleton, Cody Waters, James King, Phillip Wells, and Ross Howard.


Tuesday, June 6, 1961, McCreary county Record
Submitted by: Lisa
NIM WATERS
    
NIM WATERS
, 62, a retired coal miner, died Tuesday, May 30, at his home in Hill Top, Ky. Mr. Waters the son of Jim and Rowena Slaven Waters, was born March 9, 1899, in Wayne County, Ky., but lived most of his life in McCreary County.
     Surviving are his wife, Nellie Waters, four sons, Ray Slavens, Jim Waters, Vermilion, Ohio; James Waters, Loagansport, Ind., and Speedy Waters, Hill Top; four daughters, Edna, Ester and Bonnie Lou Waters, and Mrs. Effie Jones Hill Top. Also surviving is one brother, Elmer Waters, Hill Top.
     Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 o'clock from the Wolf Creek School with Rev. Levi Cox officiating. Burial was in the Jim Coffey Cemetery.

Tuesday, May 15, 1973, McCreary county Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Noble Waters

Noble Waters, 53, Route 1, Pine Knot, died Thursday, May 10, 1973, at Scott County Hospital, Oneida, Tenn. He had been in ill health for several years. His wife survives. The son of the late Joe Waters and Lueverna Foster Waters, he was born in Wayne County, August 30, 1919. The family moved to McCreary County in the early 1920's and he lived most of his lifetime here. He was a graduate of Stearns High School. He married the former Ilet Bradley of Whitley City August 19, 1939. They moved to Hamilton, Ohio, during the 1940's where he was employed as a factory worker. The family moved back to McCreary County only a few months ago. He was a member of the Cherry Valley United Baptist Church in Hamilton. Survivors, besides his wife, are four sons, Kenneth Waters of Mt. Orab, Ohio, Glenn Waters of Loveland, Ohio, Larry and Stanley Waters, Hamilton, Ohio; and two brothers, Melt Waters, Whitley City, and Fred Waters, Revelo. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 13, in First Hickory Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Lloyd King and Rev. Steve Sullivan officiating. Burial was in the Pine Knot Cemetery. Pall bearers were Harold Waters, Albert Hughes, Bob Bradley, Joe Ryan, Clyde Stephens and Ronald Murphy. McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, March 13, 1979, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Rosa Abigail Waters
, 78, Stearns, died March 7, at Lake Cumberland Medical Center after suffering a lingering illness. Funeral services were conducted March 9 at 2 p.m. at First Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Revelo, with Rev. Lloyd King and Rev. Everett King officiating. Burial was in Stearns Cemetery./  She was born Aug. 18, 1900, in Wayne County to the late Eliza and Pad Coil. She was a homemaker and member of First Hickory Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Willie E. Waters; three children, one brother and one sister./ Survivors include her children, Josh Waters, Morganfield, Ky, Ottis Waters, Charleston, S.C., Christine Watson and Leroy Waters, both of Stearns, Lonnie Waters, Beaver Dam, Ky., Paul Waters and Barbara Sue Smith, both of Chattanooga, Tenn.; 46 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

 

Tuesday, September 10, 1974, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Orville Watters
, 50, died Thursday, August 29, 1974, at his home in Muncie, Indiana, terminating an illness of more than four years. His wife, Mrs. Thelma Cooper Watters, survives./  A son of Nelson Watters and Juda King Watters, he was born April 21, 1924, in Stearns, Ky. He was a veteran of World War II and worked in the mines for Stearns Coal and Lumber company until moving to Muncie in 1966./  Survivors, besides his wife are two children, Mrs. Judy Shepard, Mt. Vernon, Ky., and S-Sgt. Jerry A. Watters with the U.S. Air Force; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Watters, Stearns, and a brother, Arthur Watters, Stearns./  Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 2, at 2:00 p.m. in McCreary County Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Gilbert Troxell and Rev. Nathan Byrd officiating. Burial was in Angel Cemetery, Stearns./  Pallbearers were Joe Watters, Wayne Watters, Gordon Watters, and Gayle King./  McCreary County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  

Tuesday, October 18, 1966, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
PETE WATERS

      PETE WATERS
, 79, beloved husband of Elizabeth Troxell Waters for 58 years, died at his home Sept 13, following a long illness. He lived on Route 2, Strunk, Ky.
      The deceased was born September 8, 1887, son of the late Mose Waters and Lineley (LINDEY) Winchester Waters. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Troxell, October 8, 1908 and to this union eleven children were born, eight survive and three are deceased.
      Mr. Waters was a devoted companion, a kind and loving father and grandfather and a wonderful friend to everyone. He was a member and a deacon of the Ross Grove Baptist Church. He was  faithful to his church. Mr. Ross was a retired coal miner. Survivors are his widow, Elizabeth Troxell Waters, five daughters, Mrs. Flossie Spradlin, Miss Martha Waters, Mrs. Alpha Gregory and Mrs. Retha Vaughn, all living at Strunk, And Mrs. Zora Whitehead, Stearns, Ky.; three sons, Harlen Waters, Strunk, Ky.; Pat and Huger Waters, Muncie, Ind. One son Millard, 48 was killed in a mine accident in 1960. Also two infant daughters are deceased.
      Mr. Waters had 50 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held at 10 a.m., September 16,, at Ross Grove Church with Rev. Sid Taylor officiating. Burial was in the Waters cemetery. Pall bearers were his grandsons, Everett and Leon Waters, Donald and Rondal Gregory and Joe and Jack Whitehead.

Tuesday, July 31, 1979, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Willard L. Waters
, 50, Covington, Ky., died July 3 at Veterans Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. He had been ill since August, 1978. Funeral services were conducted July 6 at 10 a.m. at Cold Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Wilson officiating. Burial was in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill, Ky./  He was born Oct. 4, 1929, at Worley Hill Top to the late Dan and Alice Waters. He married Betty Norris of Florida in 1968. He is retired from the U.S. Navy and was a welder with Fruehauf Trailer Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. A life member of DAV and a member of First Baptist Church, Covington, he was honored with a military funeral at the graveside by former members and shipmates./  During his military services, he was stationed with his brother, Thomas, in Iceland for 24 months, was a member of the honor guard in Philadelphia, Korean veteran and Vietnam Veteran. His parents, a brother, Robert, and two sisters, Ada and Ruth Ann Waters, preceded him in death./  Survivors include his wife, Betty Norris Waters; a daughter, Stacy, and a son Dwayne, all of Covington; a son, Mark Waters, U.S. Navy, stationed in Naples, Italy; six brothers, Milford and Dan Waters, both of Sidney, Ohio, Everette Waters, Galion, Ohio, Edgar Waters, Covington, Thomas Waters, Ludlow, Ky., and Lincoln Waters, Smithtown./  Connley Brothers, Covington-Latonia, Ky., was in charge of arrangements.  

 

Tuesday, June 2, 1964, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
WILLIE E. WATERS

     WILLIE E. WATERS
, 56, Stearns, retired coal miner, died Friday, May 29, 1964 in a Danville Hospital, terminating a three months illness.
      The deceased was born December 10, 1897 in the Bald Knob community, McCreary County, and lived here all of his life. He was a son of Noah Russell Waters and Dicie Ann Kidd Waters, both deceased. He was united in marriage October 19, 1918 at Carmago, Ky to Rosa Coil and to this union eleven children were born, ten of whom survive. Mrs. Waters was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist church.
      Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Rosa Coil Kidd; six sons, Josh Waters, Uniontown, Ky; Ottis Waters, Charlestown, S. C.; LeRoy Waters, Chester Waters and Paul Waters, all of Stearns; Lonnie Waters, Jackson, Ky, four daughters, Mrs. Peaarl Tapley, Mrs Christine Watson and Mrs. Barbara Smith, Stearns; Mrs. Jean Cress, Delphia, Ky; one brother Nelson Waters, Stearns, three sisters, Mrs. Mary King, Smithtown, Mrs Verda Tapley, Whitley City and Mrs. Rachel Meadows, Stearns and thirty-four grandchildren.
      Funeral services was held Sunday, May 31, at 10:30 a.m. in the First Hicklry Grove Baptist Church, Revelo, with Rev. Everett King and Rev. Levi Cox officiating. Burial was in the Stearns Cemetery.
      Pall bearers were his sons, Josh, LeRoy, Ottis and Chester Waters. Bob Smith and Areo Cress.  

  Tuesday, Feb. 1, 1966, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
MAUDIE WATERS WATSON

     
MAUDIE WATERS WATSON
, 25, beloved wife of Robert Watson, died January 25, 1966 at her home in Muncie, Indiana, terminating a long illness.
      She was born at Revelo, Ky., January 21, 1939, and was a daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth King Waters, Revelo, and the late Marion Waters. She was married to Robert Watson and to this union three children were born, all of whom survive. She was a member of the Ross Grove Baptist Church.
      Survivors are her husband, three children, Larry Allen, Michael Gordon and Diana Lynn Watson, all of Muncie; her Mother; two brothers, Lawrence Waters, Revelo; and Dester Waters, Muncie; and four sisters, Mrs. Josie B. Beaty, Muncie, Ind.; Mrs. Betty Thompson, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Vonda Tachau, Hope, Minn., and Rhoda Waters, Revelo.
      Funeral service were conducted Thursday, January 27, from the Ross Grove Church with Rev. Stanley Davis and Rev. Gilbert Troxell officiating. Burial was in Ross Grove Cemetery.
      Serving as pall bearers were; Lewis King, Everett Waters, Doyle Collins, Cleo Wilson, Leamon Waters and Eddie Elmon Watson.


Tuesday, May 17, 1966, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
PEARLIE MAY WATSON

PEARLIE MAY WATSON
, died Tuesday, May 10 at her home in Revelo.
      The deceased was born December 21, 1919, in McCreary County and lived all of her life here. She was a daughter of the late Jasper Ross and Elmina King Ross.
      Funeral services were held Thursday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in the Ross Grove Church with Rev. Hobert Vaughn and Rev. Willis Watson officiating. Burial was in the Ross Grove Cemetery.
      Mrs. Watson is survived by her husband, Dillard Watson, Revelo; one son, Dennis Watson, Revelo; six daughters, Mrs. Leo Dolan, Muncie, Ind., Mrs. Maxine Crabtree, Irene Joyce, Faye and Arelena Watson, all of Revelo; one brother, Silas Ross, Revelo, and one sister, Mrs. Lula Wilson, Indianapolis, Ind.
      Serving a active pall bearers were Doyle and Dean Watson, Floyd Roysdon; Phillip Kidd; Junior King and Winford Strunk.  

Tuesday, February 11, 1964, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
CLEMIE MAY WATSON
     
CLEMIE MAY WATSON
,
53, died February 5 at her home in Whitley City terminating a long illness.
       The deceased was born June 8, 1909 in Wayne County and was a daughter of Jason Cordell and Mary Cordell Strunk. She was a member of the Whitley City Church of God.
      She was married March 31, 1929 to Johnnie Watson of Smithtown who survives. Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lexie Wright, Cincinnati and Miss. Lillie Watson, Whitley City; three sons, Bravel Watson, Wiborg; Vinson Watson, Eaton, Ind.; Millford Earl Watson, Whitley City; her mother, Mrs. Mary Strunk, Whitley City; six brothers, Mitchell Cordell, Revelo; Ted Cordell, Marshes Siding; William Cordell, Revelo; Lloyd Cordell, Revelo; Ellis Cordell, Indiana; Dester Cordell, Cincinnati, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Wilson, Somerset; Mrs. Carrie Salters, Florida; and Mrs. Pearl Hickman, Pine Knot. Also surviving are ten grandchildren.
      Funeral services were held Friday at 1 p.m. from the Whitley City Church of God with Rev. J. H. Bryant officiating. Burial was in Flat Rock Cemetery.

Tuesday, September 4, 1975, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Curtis Lee Watters
, 54, Muncie, Ind., died August 26 at his home after a lingering illness. Watters was the son of Henry Watters and Mrs. Lillie Troxell Watters. He was born May 21, 1927 in Stearns and was a truck driver most of his life./  Watters is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lois Ann Watters; two sons, Wayne Morgan Watters of Ft. Knox, and Randall Gordon Watters of Muncie, Ind.; two brothers, Dillard Watters of Attica, Ind., and Glenford Watters of Muncie, Ind.; two sisters, Hattie Reel of Muncie, Ind., and Truie Vaughn of Revelo, Ky./  Rev. Simon Waters officiated the funeral ceremony./  Burial site was in the Tom Jones Cemetery./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements. 

 

Tuesday, January 14 1958, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
DORA SPRADLIN WATTERS

Mrs. DORA SPRADLIN WATTERS, 87, widow of the late Mose Watters, died December 29, 1957 at her home in Strunk after a lingering illness. Mrs. Watters was born in what was then Wayne County (new McCreary County) and lived in the same community practically all of her life time. She was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church.
    Survivors are one son, Columbus Ross, Oneida, Tenn.; seven daughters, Miss Dicie Watters, Strunk, with whom her mother made her home, Mrs. Margie Ross, Whitley City, Mrs. Cal West, Williamsburg, Mrs. Elsie Blevins, Mrs. Dorothy King, Mrs. Hazel Boyatt and Mrs. Mabel Reason, all of Muncie, Ind.; one sister, Mrs. Louella Hill of Wayne County, fourty-nine grandchildren and a host of great-gradnchildren.
    The Rev. AlbertChitwood, assisted by Rev. Edd Simpson, conducted funeral services from the Silverville Baptist Church on December 31st, at 10 o'clock in the morning. Burial was in the Dolen Cemetery.

Tuesday, July 17, 1979, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

George V. Watters
, 83, of Rt. 1, Whitley City, died July 10 at the VA Hospital in Lexington after a lingering illness. Funeral services were conducted July 13 at 2 p.m. at McCreary County Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. T.J. Watters officiating. Burial was in Laurel Cemetery./  He was born Nov. 13, 1895, in Whitley City to the late Henry and Jane Hayes Watters. he was a member of Ross Grove Baptist church, was a coal miner and operated a dry goods store./  Survivors include his wife, Minnie, Whitley City; two children, George Watters, Jr., Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Christine Cook, Piqua, Ohio; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; five stepchildren, Beatrice Banks and Beulah Angel, Lexington, Duwayne Bowling, Pine Knot, Linda Ann Holmes, Dallas, Texas, Roberta Johnson, Whitley City; a half-brother, Herman Watters; step-brother, Leonard Hayes; half-sisters, Jalie Branscum, Genevie Bartell, and Gladys Combest./  Preceding him in death were a daughter, Gladys Watters; six brothers, Harvey, Joe, Jeff, Virgil, Jim and John Watters; four sisters, Mattie, Ida, Susie and Ola; three half-brothers, Mark, Homer, and Charlie Watters; and a half-sister, Grace Flynn./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

Tuesday, March 8, 1960, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
HOLLIS WATTERS

HOLLIS WATTERS, 42, Hill Top, died March 3, 1960 in Springfield, Mo. The body was returned to Hickman Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted from the Smithtown Baptist Church Tuesday at 1 o'clock with the Rev. Dakota Watters in charge.
     The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Flora Slaven Watters, a daughter and son, Kathy and Eddie Watters, his father, Frank Watters, Hill Top; three brothers, Harold and Buddy Watters, Whitley City, and a brother at Hill Top; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Keith and Mrs. Edna Hudson, Smithtown.
     Burial was in Hickman Cemetery   1961

Tuesday, August 26, 1963, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
JESSE SIMPSON WATERS

     JESSE SIMPSON WATERS,
54, died Wednesday, August 14th, at a Danville, Ky., hospital. Mr. Waters had been ill for more then fifteen years.
     The deceased was born October 29, 1908 at Worley, Ky., and was a son of the late Lewis Waters and Nannie Troxell Waters. He was a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church.
      Survivors are a daughter, Juanita Waters of Hill Top; six sisters; Mrs. Ernest Jones, Mrs. Elbert Hughes, Mrs. Fred King, Jr., Mrs. Clyde Henson, Mrs. Theodore Wright, Mrs Otto Rains; and two brothers, Sylvester Waters and William Waters.
     Funeral services were held Saturday, August 17, at Pleasant Rock Baptist Church, Smithtown, with Rev. Ernest Perry officiating. Burial was in the Hickman Cemetery.

Tuesday, April 26, 1966, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
JOSEPH MARION (JOE) WATTERS

      JOSEPH MARION (JOE) WATTERS
, 81, retired coal miner, and a resident of Whitley City, died Thursday, April 21, in Scott County Hospital.
      Mr. Watters was born June 12, 1884, in Whitley County. He was a son of the late Henry Watters and Jane Hayes Watters. He was a life-long resident of McCreary County, a member of the Hayes Creek Church of God and a well-known and respected citizen of his community.
      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nevada Watters, Whitley City; two sons, Rev. Leslie Watters and Butler Watters, Whitley City; four daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Vangorn, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Clara Mason, Stearns; Mrs. Mary Powell, Omaha, Tex.; Mrs. Sue Hoff, Columbia, S.C.; three brothers, John, Jeff and George Watters, all living in Whitley City, and a sister, Mrs. Sue Patrick, living in Oklahoma.
      Funeral services were held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Whitley City Church of God with Rev. Ledford Perry of Creekmore and Rev. T. J. Watters, Whitley City, in charge. Burial was in the Laurel Cemetery.
      Grandsons were active pall bearers.
      Hickman Funeral Home in charge.  

Tuesday, May 8, 1979, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Lucy E. Watters
, 68, of Dayton, Ohio, died May 2, after a short illness. the funeral was held May 6 at Whitley City Church of God with Rev. T.J. Watters officiating. Burial was in Laurel Cemetery./  She was born Sept. 13, 1910, in Ritner, Ky., to the late James and Ada Morrow foster. She has been living in Ohio for the past 8 years. Her husband, John W. Waters, parents, grandchildren, a sister and a brother preceded her in death./  Survivors include 8 children, Bertha Osborne, Peggy Proffitt, Sue york, Barbara Fuage, Wilma Watters, Mildred Hamblin, all of Dayton, Connie Moore of Cincinnati, James L. Watters of Hurst, Texas, and 2 sisters, Katherine foster of Harriman and Mary Tyler of Cincinnati.  

Tuesday, May 19, 1959, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
NANCY WATTERS
    
Mrs. NANCY WATTERS
, 74, died Thursday, May 14th at her home near Cooperative after an illness of two months. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Franklin, Bell Farm, and Mrs. Laura Hodge, Cincinnati, Ohio. Mrs. Watters was a member of the Rock Creek Baptist Church.
     Funeral services were held at the head of Wolf Creek Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial in the Sherd Dobbs Cemetery. Rev. Earl Davis was the officiating minister. Pall bearers were her neighbors.

 

Tuesday, April 11, 1967, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Nellie Watters

Nellie Watters, 57, beloved widow of Nim Watters, died April 6, at her home in Whitley City. She was born in Wayne County, Kentucky, January 5, 1910 the daughter of Euliss and Elizabeth Thompson Branscum. She was a housewife and a member of the Wolf Creek Baptist Church. The funeral service was held there at 2 p.m. Sunday with Rev. Levi Cox officiating. Burial was in Coffey Graveyard. Her survivors are the following children, Ester Watters, Bonnie Watters and Speedy Watters, all of Route 1 Stearns, Ky. The following step-children survives: Jim Watters, Oberlin, Ohio; Ray Watters, Hill Top; Effie Jones, Hill Top; Etta Watters and James Watters, also of Hill Top. She is also survived by 37 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is survived by the following brothers and sisters; Hartman Branscum, Hill Top; Robert Branscum, Ritner, Ky.; Edmond Branscum, Cincinnati, Ohio; Namon Branscum, Sidney, Ohio; Kelly Branscum, Hill Top; Fronia Coffey, Whitley City; Bertha Phillips, Geneva, Ind. and Flora Coffey, Stearns.

Tuesday, September 10, 1974, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Orville Watters
, 50, died Thursday, August 29, 1974, at his home in Muncie, Indiana, terminating an illness of more than four years. His wife, Mrs. Thelma Cooper Watters, survives./  A son of Nelson Watters and Juda King Watters, he was born April 21, 1924, in Stearns, Ky. He was a veteran of World War II and worked in the mines for Stearns Coal and Lumber company until moving to Muncie in 1966./  Survivors, besides his wife are two children, Mrs. Judy Shepard, Mt. Vernon, Ky., and S-Sgt. Jerry A. Watters with the U.S. Air Force; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Watters, Stearns, and a brother, Arthur Watters, Stearns./  Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 2, at 2:00 p.m. in McCreary County Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Gilbert Troxell and Rev. Nathan Byrd officiating. Burial was in Angel Cemetery, Stearns./  Pallbearers were Joe Watters, Wayne Watters, Gordon Watters, and Gayle King./  McCreary County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  

Tuesday, July 3, 1956, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Mrs. BERTHA ROSS WATSON

    
Funeral services for Mrs. BERTHA ROSS WATSON, a resident of White Oak Junction, who died Friday afternoon at the Scott County, Tenn,. Hospital were held at 2 p.m. in the White Oak Junction Baptist church of which church she was a member. Rev. Earl Davis was in charge of the service.
      Mrs. Watson is survived by four sons, Lester, Chester and Jessie, White Oak Junction, and Luther with the U. S. Navy; three sisters, Mrs. Ollie Duncan and Mrs. Lula Wilson, Revelo; Pearl Watson, Cincinnati; one brother, Silas Ross, Blue Heron.
      Burial was in the Nancy Grave Cemetery.


 

Tuesday, August 11, 1953, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
BENNIE WHITEHEAD

BENNIE WHITEHEAD
,
80, retired farmer and former McCreary County Magistrate, died August 1, 1953, at his home in Ritner following an illness of several months.
    The son of Benjamin and Mary Polly Huff Whitehead, he was born in the Rittner community, at the time Wayne County, June 15, 1873, and lived in that community his entire life. He became a member of the Freedom Baptist Church 54 years ago and lived a faithful Christian life unto the end.
    In 1899 he married Linda Mason, who survives. Other survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Goldie Mathews, Ritner, and Mrs. Pearlie Phillips, Cincinnati; four sons, Cornelius, Ritner; Leamon and Oscar, Cincinnati and Luther, Whitley City; 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing, who feel their loss is his eternal gain.
    Funeral services were held Aug. 2nd, with Rev. Theo Branscum and the Rev. Levi Cox officiating. Burial was in the Clark Cemetery in Wayne County.
    Pallbearers were Theo Branscum, Willard Tucker, Gilson Jones and Gilbert Phillips. Flower girls were his granddaughters.

Tuesday, October 13, 1959, McCreary County Record
Submitted by:
Lisa
BENNIE WHITEHEAD

Rev. BENNIE WHITEHEAD, 74, died October 7th at his home at Hill Top following a prolonged illness. Rev. Whitehead, a retired coal miner, was born in Wayne County but moved to McCreary County as a young man and had lived here most of his life.
    He had been an ordained minister in the Baptist Church for fifty-one years and served as a magistrate from Seventh district from 1950 through 1953. He was a member of the White Oak Junction Baptist Church.
    Rev. Whitehead is survived by his wife, Jane Whitehead, five daughters, Mrs. Ethel Phillips, Somerset, Mrs. Alice Gibson, Muncie, Ind., Mrs. Zona Gregory, also of Muncie, Mrs. Louisa Rogers, Dunnville, Ky., Mrs. Stella Morrow, Hill Top; four sons, Elmer W. and Eugene Whitehead, Muncie, Robert Whitehead, Cooperative, and Coy Whitehead, Hill Top; Two brothers James (Jeemer) Whitehead, Stearns and Will Whitehead, Somerset, and four sisters Mrs. Polly Phillips, Gregory, Ky., Mrs. Martha Wilson, Gregory, Ky., Mrs. Anna Branslow, Monticello, Ky. and Mrs. Louverna Hall, Bronston.
    Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon from the White Oak Church with Rev. Melvin Bowman and Rev. Earl Davis in charge. Burial was in the Cooper Cemetery at Hill Top. Grandsons served as active pall bearers.

Tuesday, December 15, 1970, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Coy Othel Whitehead

Coy Othel Whitehead, 48, Stearns, died Friday, Dec 11 in Somerset City Hospital, after a long illness.  The
deceased was born August 29, 1922, in Wayne County, a son of Jane Davis Whitehead and the late Rev. Bennie
Whitehead. He lived all of his adult life in McCreary County. He was a member of the White Oak Baptist Church and a disabled coal miner.  Survivors are: His wife, Mrs. Mae Whitehead, Stearns, two sons and two daughters,
Mrs. Helen Mason, Whitley City; Dallas Whitehead, Whitley City; Roy Whitehead, Sidney, Ohio, Mrs. Shirley
McPherson, Toledo, Ohio; six brothers, Ronnie, Jerry and Bennie Whitehead, Stearns; Eugene Whitehead, living in Georgia; Elmer Whitehead, living in Ohio; Robert Whitehead, Hill Top; and four sisters, Mrs. Ethel Phillips, Barrier, Ky.; Mrs. Alice Matthews and Mrs. Stella Morris, Hill Top; and Mrs. Zona Gregory, Muncie,
Ind.  The Rev. Earl Davis conducted funeral services Monday, December 14, at 2:00 p.m. in the White Oak
Baptist Church. Burial was in the Cooper Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.

Tuesday, August 29, 1967, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Denton Whitehead

Denton Whitehead
, 60, a resident of Hill Top, died Friday, August 25, at Scott County Hospital. The deceased was born March 21, 1899, in Wayne County, Ky., and was a son of the late William Whitehead and Sarah Tucker Whitehead. He followed the occupation of mining. He was a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church, Smithtown. Survivors are his wife, Ethel Ross Whitehead, three daughters, Mrs. Edna Daugherty, Hill Top, Mrs. Audrey Jones and Miss Wilma Whitehead, Sidney, Ohio, three sons, George Whitehead, Ardell Whitehead, Hill Top, Glen Whitehead, Dayton, Ohio, one brother Calvin Whitehead, Oneida, Tenn. and Mrs. Loue Jones, a sister of Hill Top. Funeral services were held Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church with Rev. Cal Wilson and Rev. Alvin Perry officiating. Burial was in the Nancy Graves Cemetery. Pall bearers were Roger New, Esau Ross, Lonzo Ross, Milford Ross, Jim Maxwell and Jerry Ross.
 
 

Tuesday, March 20, 1962, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
James Whitehead

James Whitehead - JAMES better known as "JEEMER" WHITEHEAD, 77, Veteran of World War I and a retired coal Miner, died March 12, 1962 in the Veterans Hospital in Louisville. He was a resident of the Hill Top community.
     Mr. Whitehead is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Whitehead, six sons and daughters, Russell Whitehead, Truie Watson, Tony Whitehead, Mildred Howell, S. D. Whitehead and Zella Vaughn. Six of his 12 children preceded him in death. Also surviving are three sisters and one brother. Funeral services were held in the Hickman Funeral Home Chapel Saturday with Rev. Levi Cox in charge. Burial was in the Nancy Graves Cemetery.

Tuesday, April 24, 1979, McCreary county Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Jane Whitehead, 90, of Stearns, died April 21 1979 at her home following a lingering illness. Funeral services were conducted April 24, at White Oak Junction Church with Rev. Nathan Byrd and Rev. Henry Cox officiating. Burial was in the Cooper Cemetery. Born Jan 12, 1889 in Dennys Gap, Wayne County to the late L.Q. and Mary Davis, she was a member of the White Oak Junction Baptist Church. She is survived by five children; Ethel Phillips, Monticello; Elmer Whitehead, Alice Gibson, Robert Whitehead and Stella Morrow, all of Stearns; 45 grandchildren; 94 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charlie Davis and Bob Davis, Muncie, Ind., Howard Davis , Brazil, Australia; one sister, Polly Burnett, Monticello. Preceding her in death were her husband, Rev. Bennie Whitehead; her parents; five sons, four daughters, six brothers and two sisters. McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Tuesday, October 7, 1969 McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Lindie Whitehead

Lindie Whitehead, born July 12, 1875 in Wayne County. The daughter of Issac Mason and Rhoda New Mason, who both preceded her in death, died at Scott County Hospital Sept. 30, 1969, being 94 years, 2 months and 18 days old. She married Bennie Whitehead (who preceded her in death) Dec. 24, 1899. To this union was born 6 children all still living: Oscar Whitehead of Whitley City, Luther Whitehead of Whitley City, Perlie Phillips of Marion, Ind., Grover Whitehead of Whitley City, Goldie Matthews of Whitley City and Leamon Whitehead of Whitley City; 22 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of friends and relatives to mourn her passing. The funeral was conducted October 3, at Hickman Funeral Home by Rev. Clark Stephens, singing by the Choir of the Second Baptist Church. Burial in Clark Cemetery in Wayne County.
 

Tuesday, May 22, 1962, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
RANDY ALLEN WHITEHEAD
    
RANDY ALLEN WHITEHEAD
,
2 and 12 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Leamon Whitehead  died, Friday, May 11th at the home of his parents, Muncie, Ind.
     Surviving are the parents, one brother Mark Wayne; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dever Mayo, Muncie, Ind., and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitehead, Crab Orchard, Ky., great-great-grandparentss Mrs. Jane Whitehead of Hill Top, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Clark of Wolfe Creek, Ky.
     Funeral services were held from Parsons Mortuary at 3 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Cleo Cox officiating. Burial in Elm Ridge Cemetery.   1963

Tuesday, June 24, 1975, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Roger Gale Whitehead
, born April 3, 1975, died June 15 in Stearns./ Roger was the infant child of William Gale and Norma Jo Bryant Whitehead. The grandparents are Thurston and Zora Whitehead and Harold and Mary Jo Bryant./  The funeral was held at the Ross Grove Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 17 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Gilbert Troxell officiating. Burial was at the Ross Grove Cemetery./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Tuesday, February 17, 1970, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Ale Wilson

Ale Wilson
, 68, of Stearns, died Sunday, February 8 in Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He had been ill for several months.  The deceased was born October 1, 1901 at Worley, Ky., the son of the late William Wilson and Laverna Whitehead Wilson. He was a lifelong resident of McCreary and a retired coal miner. He was married December 17, 1927 to Alberta Daugherty, who survives. Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Mrs. Jaunita Neal, Covington, Mrs. Inez Taylor and Mrs. Wanda Heath, Walton, Ky,; three sons, Carrol, Lonnie and Clabe Wilson, Stearns; five brothers, Elihu, Ben, Cal, Shelby and Walker Wilson and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Barnett.  Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in the First Hickory Grove Church with Rev. Gilbert Troxell and Rev. Everett King officiating. Burial was in Lower Hickory Grove Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge. Tuesday, March 10, 1970, McCreary County Record: Lula Lee Jones, 59, rural mail carrier on Route 1, died early Friday morning, March 6, at her home in Smithtown of an apparent heart attack. She had been in ill health for the past 18 months.  She was born April 4, 1910 at Devil Creek, Ky., the daughter of the late Lewis Waters and Nannie Troxell Waters. She was married October 29, 1924 at Winfield, Tenn., to Earnest Jones who preceded her in death. Mrs. Jones was a life-time resident of the Smithtown Community and a member of the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church.  Surviving are eight children, James H. Jones and Mrs. Clara Flynn, Whitley City; Gene and Phillip Jones, Smithtown; Mrs. Georgia Adkins, Somerset; Donald Jones and Mrs. Shirley Key, Marshes Siding;  Morris Jones, Burnside; one brother Alonzo Waters, Cincinnati; and four sisters, Mrs. Artie Hughes, Sidney,  Ohio; Mrs. Dicca Henson and Mrs. Beulah Rains, Batavia, Ohio and Mrs. Flora King, Cincinnati.  Funeral services  were held Sunday, March 8, at 2:00 p.m. in the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church with the Rev. Calvin Corder officiating. Burial was in the Taylor Ridge Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.
 

Tuesday, February 26, 1957, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
 BEN WILSON

BEN WILSON
, 91, a retired farmer and timber man, died February 19 at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Margie Watson, in Revelo. Mr. Wilson, one of the county's oldest and best known citizens, was born in the Silverville community where he lived his entire life. He was a member of the Mount Pleasant Church from where funeral services were held on Thursday at 11 o'clock with the Rev. Ledford Perry and the Rev. Hillary Boyatt in charge.
      Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Margie Watson and Mrs. Rachel Smith, Revelo, one son, Murry Wilson, Strunk; four brothers, "Big" Murry Wilson, Robert N. and Richard, all of Strunk, and Burl of Pine Knot; and four step-children, Ambrose, Elisha and Bill Spradlin and Mrs. Lizzie Daugherty, Strunk.
      Burial was in the Murry Wilson Cemetery.

Tuesday, February 13, 1973, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Ben Harrison Wilson

Ben Harrison Wilson
, 79, died February 2 at his home in Smithtown after a long illness. His wife, Mrs. Ada Stephens Wilson, survives./  He was a son of the late Will Wilson and Lurvina Whitehead Wilson. He was born March 15, 1893, in Wayne County. He lived most of his lifetime in McCreary County where he worked in the coal mines. He was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church and a World War I veteran./  Surviving are three sons, Beaty Wilson of Cincinnati, Elbert Wilson of Hill Top and Luther Wilson of Smithtown; one daughter, Mrs. Maxine Crabtree of Sidney, Ohio; four brothers, Cal Wilson and Shelby Wilson, both of Revelo, Elihu Wilson of Hill Top, and Walter Wilson of Stearns./  Rev. Herbert "Bud" Perry conducted funeral services February 5 in Hickman Funeral Home Chapel./  Burial was in the Nancy Grave Cemetery.

Tuesday, April 24, 1973, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Burl Wilson

Burl Wilson,
72, Stearns, died April 18 in Stearns. His death was sudden and unexpected. His wife, Lola Wilson, Survives./  He was born May 10, 1900, in Wayne County, a son of the late Elihu Wilson and Eliza Maxwell Wilson. He lived most of his lifetime in McCreary County and was a retired coal miner. He was a member of the Blue Heron Church./  Surviving besides his wife are five daughters, Josephine Ledbetter of Winston, Oregon, Christine Martin of Roseburg, Oregon, Flora Pelcha of Portland, Oregon, Evelyn Winchester and Bessie Rose, both of Cincinnati; four step-children, Rosa Clark of Lowell, Michigan, Betty Ashcraft of Strunk, Ernest Watters of Alpena, Arkansas, and Sidney Watters of Stearns; two half-brothers, Maynard Wilson of Indiana and Kenny Wilson of hill Top; 17 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren./  Funeral services were held April 21 in the First Hickory Grove Church with the Rev. Carmel Stanley and Rev. Hobart Vaughn officiating./  Burial was in the Stearns Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements./  Pallbearers were Kenneth Duncan, Leroy Pelcha, Curtis Rose, Freeman Martin, Bill Shelley and Gene Stephens./  Honorary pallbearers were Ray Clark, Columbus Wilson, Raymond Wilson, Truby Wilson and Emby Wilson
.

Tuesday, November 21, 1978, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Rev. Cal Wilson
, 78, Stearns, died Nov. 15 at Scott County Hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at McCreary County Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Herbert "Bud" Perry officiating. Burial was in Angel Cemetery./  He was born Jan 21, 1900, in Wayne County to the late Louvernie and William Wilson. He had lived here all of his life, was a minister and retired coal miner and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church./  Survivors besides his wife, Haley Jane Wilson, of Stearns, are his children, Stella Murphy and Nellie Troxell, both of Revelo, Earl Wilson and Rayford Wilson, both of Stearns, and Earnest Wilson of Indianapolis, Ind.; 27 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Shelby Wilson, Revelo, and Elihu Wilson, Hill Top. One daughter, one son, three brothers and three sisters preceded him in death./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.   

Tuesday, March 2, 1971, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Clifford Wilson

Clifford Wilson
, 43, 2601 Armitage Drive, Muncie, Ind., died February 12, in an automobile accident on Jackson Street in Muncie.  A native of McCreary County, he was employed in Muncie with Broderick Boiler Company. The body was returned to McCreary County for burial.  The son of Mrs. Lula Ross Wilson of Pine Knot, and the late George Wilson, the deceased was born August 23, 1927, in McCreary County.  He is survived by his mother; five children, Gary, Donnie, Lowell, and Kathy Wilson and Joan Nobles, all living in Dayton, Ohio; a sister, Marilyn Dobbs, Indianapolis, Ind.; four brothers, Carroll Denton Wilson, Williamsport, Ind., Carl Wilson, Attica, Ind., Edward Wilson, Indianapolis, Ind., and Cleo Wilson, Pine Knot. a sister, Mildred, and a brother Clyde, preceded him in death.   Funeral services were held Wednesday at 11a.m. in the Pine Knot United Baptist Church with Rev. Wheeler Blevins and Rev. Bud Perry officiating. Burial was in the Ross Grove Cemetery. Hickman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, November 12, 1968, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Earl Wilson

Earl Wilson,
Jr., 39, of Harris Avenuem Norwood, Ohio, died November 9, at Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, after an illness of 4 days. The body was returned here to Hickman Funeral Home for burial. The deceased was born June 30, 1929 in McCreary County, the son of Elihu Wilson and Marie Hickman Wilson. He was employed a repairman at Fisher Body Company, in Cincinnati. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Audrey Wilson, six children, Darrell, Doyle, Ronald, Ricky, Glenn and Shair, all living at home; his parents, Mr and Mrs. Elihu Wilson, Hill Top; two brothers, Doyle and David Wilson, Cincinnati; five sisters, Mrs. Dora Ross and Lusetta Wilson, Cincinnati; Mrs. Mary Runion, Davidsburg, Michigan; Mrs.. Dorothy Dix, (Dixion) Cooperative; Sue Wilson, Hill Top. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in the Hill Top Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Lewis and Rev. Roy Canfield officiating. Burial was in the Nancy Graves Cemetery.
 

Tuesday, October 5, 1954, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Mrs. ELIZA WILSON

 
Mrs. ELIZA WILSON   , 85, one of McCreary County's oldest residents, died September 30th at her home in Otter Creek Community.
     Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Ross Grove Baptist Church. She was a Christian mother, a good neighbor and was held in high esteem by a great number of friends and acquaintances.
     Survivors are her husband, Elihu Wilson, and two daughters, Mrs. W. H. Harvey, Strunk and Mrs. W. E. Watters, Revelo.
     Funeral services were held in the Ross Grove Baptist Church Saturday at 1 o'clock, with the Rev. Levi Cox and the Rev. Simon Watters officiating. Burial was in the Smith Cemetery in West Pine Knot.


Obituary, January 21, 1969, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Francis Wilson

Francis Wilson
, 78, a retired coal miner, died Wednesday, Jan 8, at his home at Hill Top.  He was born August 31, 1890, in Wayne County, but was a resident of McCreary County, most of his lifetime. He was a son of the late Elihu Wilson and Louisa Maxwell Wilson and was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nona Wilson, Hill Top; three daughters, Mrs. Thelma Massengale, Melbourne, KY; Mrs. Bertha Hickman, California, KY and Mrs Maggie Watson, Alexandria, KY.; one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Foster, Hill Top, by his previous marriage to Arizona Ross who preceded him in death; two stepsons, Edwin Gentry and Don Gentry, both of California, KY.; one brother, Burl Wilson, Revelo; two half-brothers, Kennie and Maynard Wilson, and one half-sister, Mrs. Pearl Jones of Hill Top.   Funeral services were held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Pleasant Rock Baptist Church, Smithtown, with the Rev. Hobert Vaughn and the Rev. Elmon O. King in charge of the service. Burial was in Hickman Cemetery with Hickman Funeral Home in charge.   Active pall bearers were Clifford, Chester, and James Wilson, Phillip Dolen, Wiley Spradlin and Alvis Privett.
 

Tuesday, March 31, 1964, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
GEORGE WILSON

GEORGE WILSON
, 61, retired coal miner, died March 24, at his home in Revelo, terminating a long illness.
      Mr. Wilson was born February 6, 1903 in McCreary County and was a son of the late Elihu Wilson and Louisa Maxwell Wilson.
      A retired coal miner, Mr. Wilson during this active life, was a trusted and loyal employee of Stearns Coal and Lumber Company. He was a member of the United Baptist Church. He was married May 22, 1925 at Oneida, Tenn, to Lula Ross, who survives.
     Besides his widow, Mr. Wilson is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Dobbs, Mrs. Carol Denton Wilson, both living in Indianapolis, Ind., and five sons, Clyde Wilson, Stearns; Clifford and Carl Wilson, Revelo; Cleo Wilson, Pine Knot, and George Edward Wilson, Indianapolis. One daughter Mildred preceded her father in death.
      Also surviving are two brothers, Murrel Wilson, Stearns, and Francis Wilson, Hill Top, and one sister, Mrs. Cynthia Troxell, Isham, Ky.
      Funeral services was held March 26th in the Ross Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Levi Cox and Rev. Edd Simpson oficiating. Burial was in the Ross Grove Cemetery.
      Pall bearers were Dean King, Walter Waters, Doyle Waters, Leo Dolen, Dean Watson and Cliff Bishop.  
 

Tuesday, March 12, 1963, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
JOHN W. WILSON

JOHN W. WILSON,
66, retired coal miner, died March 5th at his hoe at Delta, Ky.
      The deceased was born July 11, 1896, in Wayne county and was a son of Elihu Wilson and Louisa Maxwell Wilson.
      Mr. Wilson worked for Stearns Coal and Lumber Company at their Worley mine during his active years. He was a member of the Worly Baptist Church.
      Surviving are his wife, Martha Whitehead Wilson; one sister, Mrs. Cynthia Troxell, Ison, Ky., and three brothers, Francis Wilson, George Wilson and Burl Wilson, all of McCreary County.
      Funeral services were held from the home Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Godsey of Delta in charge. Burial was in the Pine Hill Cemetery.  
 

Tuesday, October 19, 1971, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Lula B. Wilson


Mrs. Lula B. Wilson, 64, a resident of Pine Knot, died Saturday, Oct. 16, in Somerset City Hospital. Mrs. Wilson was admitted to the hospital Saturday, Oct. 9, after suffering a heart attack. She suffered a second attack last Saturday from which she did not recover.  The deceased was born Jan. 4, 1907, in McCreary County, the daughter of the late Jasper Ross and Elmina King Ross. She was married to George Wilson who preceded her in death. She was a member of the United Baptist Church, Pine, Knot.  She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Marilyn Dobbs, Indianapolis, Ind.; four sons, Carl Wilson, Attica, Ind.; Cleo Wilson, Pine Knot; Carol Denton Wilson, Williamsport, Ind., and Edward W. Wilson, Indianapolis, Ind., and one brother, Silas Ross, also of Indianapolis.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. in the United Baptist Church, Pine Knot, with the Rev. Wheeler Blevins officiating. Burial was in the Ross Grove Cemetery. Hickman Funeral Home in charge. 

Tuesday, February 9, 1965, McCreary county Record
Submitted by: Lisa
MARTHA ANN WILSON

MARTHA ANN WILSON
, 77, of 823 12 Adams Street, Springfield, Illinois, died January 22, 1965 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield. The body was returned to Hickman Funeral Home in Stearns for burial.
      The deceased was born in Wayne county April 28, 1887, a daughter of the late Alonzo Whitehead and Rosa Jones Whitehead. She was the widow of the late John Wilson of McCreary county. Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Freedom Baptist Church in Wayne County.
      Survivors are grandaughter, Mrs. Earnest Keith of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Montgomery, Indianapolis; and Mrs. Lula Hall, Monticello, and a brother, Willie Whitehead, Somerset.
      Funeral services was held Monday at 1 p.m. in the Clay Hill Baptist Church with Cal Wilson of Stearns and Esker Phillips of Delta officiating. Burial was in the Phillips Cemetery at Delta.  
 

Tuesday, March 26, 1957, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
MURRY WILSON

MURRY WILSON,
83, known throughout the county as "Big" Murry, retired farmer, died Sunday, March 17th, at his home in the Silverville community after an illness of several months.
      Mr. Wilson was born and reared in the Silverville community and was a member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. He was respected by a large circle of friends and neighbors for his honesty and integrity.
      Survivors are two daughters, Miss Polly Wilson, and Mrs. Rosa Thomas, one son, Tierry Wilson, all of Strunk, and three brothers, Robert N. Wilson, Richard Wilson, both of Strunk, and Burl Wilson, Pine Knot.
      Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 o'clock in the afternoon at the Mount Pleasant Church with Rev. Ledford Perry and Rev. Edd Simpson officiating. Burial was in the Murry Wilson Cemetery.

Tuesday, March 11, 1976, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Nona Wilson
, 69, Melbourn, Kentucky died Tuesday, March 9, at St. Luke Hospital, Ft. Thomas, Ky./  Mrs. Wilson was born July 20, 1906, at Strunk. She was the wife of the late Francis Wilson./  Survivors are two sons, Edwin Gentry of California, Kentucky and Don Gentry of Stearns; three daughters, Thelma Massingale, of Melbourn, Ky., Mrs. Bertha Hickman of California, Ky., and Maggie Watson of Mentor, Ky.  There are 26 surviving grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Two brothers also survive, Woodrow Wilson, Crossville, Tenn., and Ross Wilson also of Crossville./  The funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Ky. Burial will be in the Alexandria Cemetery.  
 
 

Tuesday, May 8, 1962, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
OLLIE REBECCA KING WILSON
    
OLLIE REBECCA KING WILSON
, the daughter of Braskton and Nancy Blevins King, was born March 5, 1878 in Casey County, Kentucky. She departed this life on May 3, 1962 at her home in Clarkrange, Tennessee.
      Mrs. Wilson was first married to James Moore on May 20, 1898. To this union were born five sons, four of whom preceded their mother in death. On November 27, 1912, she was married to Esau Wilson, who died Feb 1, 1953. To her second marriage were born two daughters and three sons. The daughters preceded their mother in death.
      Mrs. Wilson and her husband moved from Scott County, Tennessee to Wilder at the time of their marriage in 1912. Fentress County has been her home ever since.
     Mrs, Wilson confessed her faith on God and joined the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, near Strunk, Kentucky about sixty years ago. Since then her faith had never wavered and she served God and her fellowman.
     Mrs. Wilson is survived by four sons; Thomas J. Moore and Woodrow Wilson, Clarkrange, Tennessee, Charles Ross Wilson, Crossville, Tennessee and Admiral Wilson, Port Augusta, South Australia. She is also survived by one step-son and four step-daughters; Henry Moss Wilson and Mrs. America Wilhams, Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Hettie Ball, Ecorse, Michigan, Mrs. Flonnie Nix, Royalton, Illinois and Mrs. Nona Wilson, Hill Top, Kentucky. Mrs. Wilson leaves thirty-nine grandchildren and step-grandchildren, eighty great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She is survived by one brother, Calvin King, Helenwood, Tennessee.
     Mrs. Wilson fondly know as "Aunt Ollie" and "Granny" Wilson  will also be sadly missed by a host of relatives, friends and neighbors.
    The funeral was held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 1962, at the Clarkrange Methodist Church, with the pastor, the Rev. Herlan Dalton in charge. Music was furnished by the church choir. Internment was in the Clarkrange Cemetery.

Tuesday, April 27, 1965, McCreary County Record
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ROGER RICHARD WILSON

ROGER RICHARD WILSON
, 28, was killed April 22, in a railroad crossing accident in Minneapolis, Minnesota. the body was flown to Oneida and prepared for burial by Hickman Funeral Home.
      Wilson was born at Worley, Ky., the son of Ale and Bertie Daugherty Wilson. He was married to the former Miss Wilma Daugherty. they have one child, Roger Dewayne.
      Funeral services was held at 2 p.m. April 25, at First Hickory Grove Church. Rev. Everett King and Rev. Carmel Stanley officiated. Burial was in Lower Hickory Grove Cemetery. Pall bearers were: Gilbert Troxell, Francis Bell, Dorman Ross, Phillip Kidd, Chester Watters and Paul Davenport.
      The deceased in survived by his parents, his wife and son and three brothers, Lonnie of Cleveland, Ohio and Carol and Clabe of Revelo, Ky., and three sisters, Juanita Neal, Covington, Ky., Wanda Heath, Walton, Ky., and Inez Taylor, Cincinnati, Ohio.  

Tuesday, June 12, 1973, McCreary County Record
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Walter Wilson

Walter Wilson
, retired coal miner of Stearns, died at his home here June 7. He is survived by his wife, seven children and three brothers./  He was born in Wayne County of July 6, 1905, the son of William and Luverna Whitehead Wilson. He came to this county with his family at an early age. He was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church./  Surviving children are Alfred Wilson of Cold Springs, Mrs. Cora Waters and Mrs. Joan Smith, both of Muncie, Indiana, Mrs. Mamie Daugherty of Beaver Dam. Mrs. Alice Erbaugh of Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Lora Maxwell and Miss Connie Wilson, both of Stearns; three brothers, Rev. Cal Wilson of Stearns, Shelby Wilson of Revelo and Elihu Wilson of Hill Top; 23 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren./  Funeral services were Sunday in the Hickman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Herbert "Bud" Perry and Rev. Nathan Byrd officiating. Burial was in Jones Cemetery.
 
 

Tuesday, October 28, 1958, McCreary County Record
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FLORA WINCHESTER

Mrs. FLORA WINCHESTER of Ball Knob, Ky., passed away October 23 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Katheryn Hill, in Muncie, Ind., where she had been visiting for about two weeks.
     She was anative of Parmneyville, Ky., and a member of Beech Grove Church at Ball Knob, Ky.
     Surviving are her husband, Ruffus Winchester, Bald Knob, Ky., and three daughters, Mrs. Katheryn Hill, Muncie, Ind., Mrs. Dorothy Watters, Hartford City, Ind., and Mrs. Mae Watters of Devil Creek, Ky,; and two sons, Winfred Winchester, Muncie, Ind., and Clarence Winchester, Bald Knob; and one step son, Lonnie Winchester, Richmond, Ind., and four step- daughters, Mrs. Ivory Watson, Muncie, Ind., Mrs. Lucy Laxton, Missouri, and Mrs. Artie Troxwell, Bald Knob, and Mrs. Pearley Tapley, Bald Knob.
     Also surviving are two half-brothers, Carl Kidd, Coopersville, Ky,. and Lemar Kidd, Cincinnati, Ohio, and one half-sister, Myrtle Roberts, Mill Springs, Ky.
     Rev. Maynard Blevins conducted the graveside service at Pine Knot Cemetery Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m. Hickman Funeral Home was in charge.

Tuesday, July 27, 1971, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Harry D. Winchester


Harry D. Winchester, 52, Hollywood, Fla., died Sunday, July 18, in Maples, Fla. The body was returned to McCreary County for burial.  The deceased was born in McCreary County August 3, 1918, the son of the late
Frank Winchester and Elizabeth Troxell Winchester. He was educated in the McCreary County schools and lived here until after the end of World War II and was employed as a salesman at the time of his death.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 24, in Hickman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lee Mason, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Stearns, officiating. Burial was in the Pine Knot Cemetery. Hickman Funeral Home in charge.  Survivors are a son, Frank Winchester, Fort Pierce, Fla.; four stepdaughters, Mrs. Shirley Biggles, Mrs. Carol Fore, Mrs. Frances Wilkus and Mrs. Wilma Heffy, all living in Florida; two brothers, Haney Winchester, Stearns, and Frank Winchester, Oakwood, Va., and two sisters, Mrs. Mamie Dennard, Lakeworth, Fla., and Mrs. Kitty Newport, Stearns.
 

 Tuesday, June 21, 1966, McCreary County Record
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LUTHER WINCHESTER

LUTHER WINCHESTER, 66, prominent merchant, died suddenly June 15 at his home in Stearns. His health had been affected by a heart condition for sometime, however, he remained fairly active until the time of his death.
      Winchester was born August 6, 1899, at Yamacraw, Ky. He was the son of Frank and Elizabeth Troxell Winchester, both deceased.
      The deceased spent most of his life in the merchandising field, first operating a store at White Oak Junction and later at Stearns. In public affairs he served a term as magistrate and in 1937 was defeated in a bid for the Republican nomination for sheriff by the late G.C. Walker. Luther was a friendly, industrious person devoted to his family and his church. He was a progressive citizen always ready to give a boost to the county of his birth.
      In 1931, he was married to the former Miss Elizabeth Morgan of Sawyer, An only son, Dr. M. A. Winchester, and his widow survive. The deceased was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stearns, a trustee of the church for many years and a faithfull member of the Men's Bible Class, Members of the class were his honorary pall bearers. The funeral service was held Friday, June 17, in the Stearns Church with the pastor, Rev. Lee Mason, officiating. Burial was in the Pine Knot Cemetery.
      Other survivors were three brothers Harry, Vero Beach, Fla.; Frank Jr., Oakwood, Va.; Haney, Stearns. Ky.; and two sisters Mrs. Kitty Newport, Stearns, and Mrs. Mamie Dennard, Lake Worth, Fla.
      Active pall bearers were Eugene Morgan, Arlin Winchester, Robert Strunk, Willard Winchester, Glenn Peterson and Winfred Gregory.

Tuesday, September 24, 1974, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Michael Joe Winchester
, 16, 4579 Tealtown Road, Batavia, Ohio, died Sunday, September 15, 1974, in Clermont County, Ohio, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a native of McCreary County and the body was returned here for burial./  Surviving are his parents, George H. Winchester and Shirley Smith Winchester, and two sisters, Gina Ann and Kimberly Lynn Winchester, all of Batavia./  Funeral services were held Thursday, September 19, at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charlie Taylor officiating. Burial was in Pine Knot Cemetery./  Active pallbearers were Johnny Odell Smith, Clarence Smith, Charles Bob Smith, Jimmy Smith, Ronald Smith and Dale Ray Smith./  McCreary County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  
    

Tuesday, November 12, 1963, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
OBIE WINCHESTER

OBIE WINCHESTER
, 70, disabled coal miner, died Monday, November 4, at the Stephens Rest Home in Pine Knot, terminating a prolonged illness.
      Mr. Winchester was born April 22, 1893, in Wayne County, the son of John Riley Winchester and Eliza Ann Troxell, both deceased.
      He was a coal miner and worked at Stearns Coal and Lumber Company's White Oak Junction and Cooperative Mines until ill health forced his retirement. He was a member of the White Oak Junction Baptist Church.
      Surviving are; two daughters, Mrs. Endia Bowden, Muncie, Ind.; Mrs. Flora Gregory, Pine Knot; four sons, Bill, Daniel, Hubert and Jackie Winchester, all of Oxford, Ind.; three brothers, Bill Winchester, Hill Top; Joe Winchester, Muncie, Ind.; Fred Winchester, Oxford, Ind.; and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Harles and Mrs. Maude Cook, both of Muncie, Ind.
      Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 6, at 1 p.m. in the White Oak Junction Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Davis and Rev. Arnold Stephens officiating. Burial was in the Sherd Dobbs Cemetery.

Tuesday, August 30, 1977, McCreary county Record
Submitted by: Lisa
Mrs. Haney {Pearl Mae} Winchester

Funeral services were held Aug. 23 for Mrs. Haney {Pearl Mae} Winchester, 71, of Stearns. She died Aug. 20 after several weeks of illness at Lake Cumberland Medical Center at Somerset./  Services were conducted by the Rev. Billy J. Tuner at Hickman Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Pine Knot Cemetery. She was a member of White Oak Junction Baptist Church. a housewife, who lived many years at Stearns, she was born Dec. 3, 1905, in Wayne County to Thomas Bell of Coopersville and the late Dora Coffey./ Besides her husband, survivors include six of seven children; Jewelene Lavender and Judith D. Braden of Indianapolis, Anna Belle Gregory of Coopersville, Lawrence Harold Winchester, Helen Lois Ross and Wilma Jean Bloemaker of Cincinnati. A son, Jimmy Winchester, preceded her in death. Other survivors include 16 grandchildren  and 8 great grandchildren

Tuesday, March 2, 1954, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa
WILLIAM HARVEY WINCHESTER

WILLIAM HARVEY WINCHESTER, 59, died suddenly at his home in Stearns Friday night, February 26 from a ceberal hemorrhage.
 Mr. Winchester, a coal miner and merchant, was a member of one McCreary County's oldest and respected families.
    Funeral services were held at the home Monday, March 1 at 1:30 o'clock with the Rev. Robert Fitts officiating. Burial was in the Hickman Cemetery.
    He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rose Troxell Winchester, three daughters, Mrs. Eva Tucker and Mrs. Aldena Boles, Stearns, and Mrs. Christine Roberts, Belfry, Ky.; four sons, Wilburn of Cincinnati, Finis and Willard, Belfry, Ky., and W. H. Winchester, Jr. Santa Monica, Calif.; brothers, Luther and Haney, Stearns, Frank M. Oakwood, Va., and Harry, Fort Pierce, Fla., and sisters, Mrs. Inman Newport, Stearns and Mrs. Mamie Glumb, Fort Pierce, Fla.  

Tuesday, February 4, 1975, McCreary County Record
Submitted by: Lisa

Mrs. Necay Cordell Wood
, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1975, at her home in Monticello, Ky. Her death was sudden and unexpected. Her husband, Robert Wood, survives./  The deceased, a daughter of the late Calvin and Rhoda Ann Watson, was born in Wayne County (now McCreary) August 7, 1892. She lived in McCreary County for most of her lifetime. She was a housewife and a member of the Pine Knot United Baptist Church./  Survivors, besides her husband, are two daughters, Mrs. Carrie Fuller, Rome, Ga., and Mrs. Pearlie Hickman, Monticello; five sons, Ted Cordell, Marshes Siding, William Cordell and Lloyd Cordell, Revelo; Ellis Cordell, Tyler, Texas, and Dester Cordell, Cincinnati, all children of her first marriage. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Miller, Revelo, and Mrs. Lillie Watters, Muncie, Ind.; 35 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren./ Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan 28, at 2 p.m. in Pine Knot United Baptist Church. Rev. Wheeler and Rev. Harold Jones officiated./  Burial was in Hickman Cemetery./  Serving as active pallbearers were her grandson, Tony Cordell, Charles Salter, Denny Cordell, Edward Cordell, Lloyd Salter and Roger Cordell./  McCreary county Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  

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