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Subject: [KYKNOX] Obits From the Barbourville Mountain Advocate 20 Sep 2000
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 17:35:28 EDT


>From The Barbourville Mountain Advocate 20 Sep 2000

Mrs. FLORENCE (VALENTINE) HELTON, 90 years, eleven months and ten days of
Flat Lick, departed this life Tuesday, September 12, 2000 in the Knox County
Hospital. Florence was the daughter of the late Henry and Belle (Hale)
Valentine, born to them on October 2, 1909 at Dewitt, Ky. Mrs. Helton was a
member of the Old Flat Lick Baptist Church for 68 years and taught Sunday
School there for 52 years. On August 14, 1927 she united in marriage with
Roscoe Wiley Helton and to this union seven children were born. Mrs. Helton
now resides in Heaven with her Father and Mother, Henry and Belle Valentine;
her husband Roscoe Helton; her beloved sons, George and Don Harold Helton;
her brothers, John, Tom and Ellis Valentine; her grandchildren Ricky and
Terry Gray and Carl Edward Helton; and her son-in-law, Arnie Gray. Mrs.
Helton is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Lovella Pickard and husband Paul of
Apple Grove and Mrs. Beatrice Gray of Flat Lick; her sons, Henry Clay Helton
and wife Lela and Thomas J. Helton and wife Loretta, all of Flat Lick and
Lewis W. Helton and wife Carol of Gausdale; her grandchildren, Eddie Corey,
Jerry Gray, Judy Grubb, Susie Merida, Jeanette Gray, Debra Helton, Terry
Jordan, George Allen Helton, Lavon Hubbard, Victoria Mills, Patricia Foreman,
Valarie Kay Helton, Michelle Dutton, Tony Helton, Amy Walker and Lewis Clay
Helton; her great-grandchildren, Chris and Timothy Corey, Kimberly and
Johnathan Gray, Steven and Mickey Grubb, Jason and Scott Merida, Tyler and
Travis Gray, Preston Lee Mills, Misty Allen and Michael Helton, Brandilyn and
Clint Thomas Hubbard, Hannah Beth and Emily Paige Mills, Jessica Nicole
Foreman, Lily Mae Seboe and Olivia and Joshua Dutton;
great-great-grandchildren, Hannah and Timothy Corey, Treavor and Jared Grubb
and Kyle and Korey Merida; a special first cousin, Sally Bargo; and a beloved
friend, Dayme Lee Patterson. Mrs. Helton also leaves behind many other
relatives and friends to mourn her passing. Funeral services for Mrs. Helton
were conducted on Thursday, September 14, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at the Old Flat
Lick Baptist Church with the Rev. Earl Hammons, the Rev. John Engle and the
Rev. Ed Walker presiding. Casketbearers were friends of the family. Mrs.
Helton was laid to rest in the Evergreen Cemetery at Flat Lick. Hampton
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

LENA GRAY, 57, of Corbin, the wife of Ernest Gray, passed away Wednesday,
September 13, 2000 in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. She was
born in Clay County on June 28, 1943 to Harv and Sudie (Jones) Vaughn.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest Gray of Corbin; her son, Joseph Gray of
Corbin; two sisters, Ann Davis and husband Claude and Nola Hubbard and
husband Thurman, all of Barbourville; four brothers, William Vaughn and wife
Betty of Barbourville, Richard Vaughn and wife Pat of Artemus, Manual Vaughn
and wife June of Barbourville and Glen Vaughn and wife Francis, also of
Barbourville; and many other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends
to mourn her passing. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, September 15
at 1 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roe Gibson, the
Rev. Ted Eversole and the Rev. Ray Napier officiating. She was laid to rest
in the Nan Riley Cemetery at Fount. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of
arrangements.

CHALOUS SMITH Sr., 65, of Barbourville, passed away Sunday, September 17,
2000 at his home. He was a son of the late Dan Hensley and Lindie Smith born
on December 10, 1934 at Moore's Creek. He was a retired coal miner. Survivors
include his three children, Chalous Smith Jr. and wife Chris of Stinnett,
Vaughnia Vega and husband Johnny of Detroit, Mich. and Ardith Miller and
husband Rex of Pineville; seven sisters, Opal Edwards and husband John of
Pineville, Julie Miller of Dewitt, Rosetta Pyles of Corbin, Mollie Mills and
husband Tommy of Flat Lick, Eva Campbell and husband Paul of Harrogate,
Tenn., Wanda Sue Philpot and husband Junior Ray of Pineville and Myrtle
Derossett of Germany; four brothers, Steve Hensley of Dewitt, Raymond Hensley
and wife Sally of Scalf, Dan Hensley Jr. and wife Maggie and Robert Hensley,
all of Dewitt; several grandchildren; one great-grandson; among other loved
ones and dear friends who mourn his passing. Funeral services were conducted
in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Wednesday, September 20 at 4 p.m. with
the Rev. Denvil Taylor officiating. He was laid to rest in the Hensley
Cemetery at Moore's Creek. Expressions of sympathy may go to the Autism
Research Institute at 4182 Adams Ave., San Diego, CA 92116. Knox Funeral Home
was in charge of arrangements.

JEWELL TUGGLE HAMMONS, 70, of Detroit, Michigan, was born in Knox County, on
March 16, 1930. She was a daughter of the late Alex Tuggle and Sarah McVey
Tuggle. She died Monday, September 11, 2000 in the Henry Ford Hospital in
Detroit. On December 18, 1947, she united in marriage to Clarence Avery
Hammons. Survivors include her husband, Clarence Avery Hammons of Detroit,
Mich.; her son, John Hammons and wife Donna of Garden City, Mich.; her
daughters, Sharon Sullivan of Trenton, Mich., Judy Hammons of Allen Park,
Mich., Darlene Anderson and husband Darrell of Greenville, Tenn. and Sandra
Kelly and husband Tim of Romulus, Mich.; four grandsons; and her brothers,
John C. Tuggle and wife Mary of Heidrick, Paul Tuggle and wife Mae of
Detroit, Mich., Chris Tuggle and wife Jean of Detroit, Mich. Funeral services
were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday, September 14 at
11 a.m. with the Rev. Mervial C. Newman officiating. Burial followed in the
Doolin-Tuggle Cemetery at Heidrick. Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of
arrangements.

PAULINE W. SMITH, 79, of Corbin, passed away Friday, September 16, 2000 in
Baptist Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Frank and
Phoebe Siler Ward, born February 24, 1921 in Wilton. Survivors include two
daughters, Terri Jo Valentine of Corbin, Glenda Fuson of Greensburg, Ind.;
three sons-in-law, Michael Valentine of Corbin, Bill Fuson of Greensburg,
Ind., Bobby Dugger of Corbin; one brother, Ira Ward of Wilton; six
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The funeral services were held
at 3 p.m. on Monday, September 18 in the Corbin Funeral Home Chapel with the
Rev. Marvin Jones and the Rev. Randall Lee officiating. Burial was in the
Lynn Camp Cemetery. This is a courtesy announcement from the Knox Funeral
Home.

BILLY EUGENE ADAMS, 64, formerly of Barbourville, passed away Friday,
September 8, 2000 in the St. Joseph Hospital. He was the son of the late
Malcolm and Icel Puckett Adams. He was a native of Lee County, he was a Chief
Warrant Officer III, former employee of Delta Gas Company, Inc. and retired
USP and FO with the Kentucky National Guard. Survivors include his wife,
Bonnie Patterson Adams of Frankfort; a daughter, Cindy Brown of Frankfort; a
sister, Betty Faye Bunch of Frankfort; and one grandson. Funeral services
were conducted in the Harrod Brothers Funeral Home in Frankdort on Monday,
September 11 at 2 p.m. with Dr. Robert Jackson and the Rev. Ken Underwood
officiating. Burial followed in the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery at
Woodford County. This is a courtesy announcement from Hampton Funeral Home.

G. DUANE HART, "Pa Hart," 58, was born May 26, 1942 and passed away Thursday,
September 14, 2000 in the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
He was vice-president of the Eastern Kentucky University Tri-County Board,
was a former Board of Education member for Corbin Independent Schools and
formerly served on the Board of Regents at Morehead State University. He was
a former guidance counselor at Corbin High School and was shipping and
receiving manager at American Greetings in Corbin. Survivors include his
wife, Ann Hart of Corbin; a daughter, Toni Carloftis and husband Dusty of
corbin; a son, Christopher Duane Hart and wife Susie of Corbin; a
step-daughter, Angela Cooper and husband Jay of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and four
grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 18 at 2 p.m.
at Seventeenth Street Christian Church in Corbin with the Rev. Byron Black,
the Rev. Johnny Jervis and the Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial
followed in the Hart Cemetery in South Corbin. In lieu of flowers, donations
can be sent to Seventeenth Street Christian Church, 200 17th Street, Corbin,
KY 40701.Hart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. This is a courtesy
announcement of the Hopper Funeral Home.

SAMUEL "Sam" C. JONES, 77, of Fairfield, passed away in Welington Manor,
Friday, September 15, 2000. He was born in Fount, Kentucky on February 24,
1923, the son of Bill and Susan (Cobb) Jones. He was a veteran of World War
II, with the United States Army, from 1943 to 1947; a member of the VFW Post
#1069, and was employed as a machine operator for Ford Motor Company for 32
years, retiring in 1979. In 1947, in Knox County, he was married to Anna
Hubbard. Survivors include two sons, Charles Jones of Fairfield and Dennis
Jones of Santa Monica, Calif.; one brother, Jim Jones of Las Vegas, Nev.; two
sisters, Louise Mills of Cannon and Elsie Mills of Earlsville, Ill.; and
three grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted in the Brown-Dawson
Funeral Home, Tuesday, September 19 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Jacob Flannery
officiating. Burial followed in the Rose Hills Burial Park. This is a
courtesy announcement of the Hopper Funeral Home.

CURTIS RAY LICKLITER, 64, of Grasonville, Maryland and formerly of Knox
County, died Sunday, September 10, 2000 in Grasonville, Maryland. He was the
son of the late Anna Mae Helton Lickliter and William Robert (Bob) Lickliter
born to them on December 29, 1935 in Knox County. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.
Survivors include his loving wife, Phyllis of Grasonville, Maryland; his son,
Billy of Grasonville, Maryland; two loving grandchildren; his brothers, Blan
Lickliter and wife Eudell of Tazewell, Tenn. and Mike Lickliter and wife
Jerri of Union; and a half-brother, Joe Lickliter and wife Loraine of Silver
City, NM; his sisters, Betty Hale and husband Conley of Chatsworth, Ga. and
Elizabeth Saunders and husband, Al of Barbourville; two half-sister, Marie
Mays of NM and Evelyn McHugh of Twinsburg, Ohio; and many other relatives and
friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services were conducted at the Easton
Church of The Nazarene on Friday, September 15 at 11 a.m. Interment followed
in the Easton Shore Veterans Cemetery at Hurlock, Maryland. This is a
courtesy announcement of the Hopper Funeral Home.

VOCUS SMITH, 69, of Corbin, died Monday, September 18, 2000 at his home. He
was the husband of Louise Smith. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will
be announced later by the Hopper Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be in
next week's paper.

JAMES ARMOND MILES, 53, of Ewing, Va., formerly of Bell County, passed away
Saturday, September 16, 2000 at the Middlesboro A.R.H. He was born August 3,
1947 in Bell County. He is the son of Bill Miles who survives and the late
Clo Hoskins Miles. He was employed at the Cumberland Gap Tunnel and by
Southeast Community College were he taught EMT training.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Hembree Miles, Ewing, Va.; daughter, Wendy
Bunch and husband Jimmy of Barbourville; one granddaughter; one son, James
Kevin Miles of Barbourville; and daughter, Sara Miles of Ewing, Va. Funeral
services were conducted in the Shumate Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday,
September 19 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Preston Smith officiating. Burial
followed in the Hembree Family Cemetery in Ewing, Va. This announcement is a
courtesy of Hopper Funeral Home.

PAULINE GILBERT, 90, of London, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2000 in
the Marymount Medical Center in London. She was the widow of Felix Gilbert.
Survivors include eight children, Pearl Kurpis of Lake Station, Ind.,
Elizabeth Evadine Roberts, Mary Angeline Wagers, Tevis Pauline Gilbert and
Kathy Eulene Minton, all of London, Arthur Murrell Gilbert of Paducah,
William Arnold Gilbert of Barbourville, Danny Dale Gilbert of Valpariso,
Ind.; one sister, Clayborne Tedders of Westland, Mich. Funeral services were
conducted Saturday, September 16 at 2 p.m. at the House- Rawlings Funeral
Home with the Rev. Bill Wagers and the Rev. Lowell Gilbert officiating.
Burial followed in the Taylor Cemetery at Blackwater. This is a courtesy
announcement of the Hopper Funeral Home.

NOEL E. PERRY, 70, of Warsaw, formerly of Gray, passed away Sunday at his
home. He was born on November 12, 1927 at Gray to the late Alex and Mary
Perry. He was a truck driver for J.B.'s Family Restaurant in Salt Lake City,
Utah. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include four sons, Eddie Perry, Roger Perry and his wife Tonya and
Wayne Perry and his wife Karen, all of Lexington and Beachell Perry and his
wife Patty of Flagstaff, Ariz.; three brothers, Gilbert Perry and his wife
Pauline of Corbin, Tollie Perry and his wife Pearl of Barbourville and Lee
Perry and his wife Julie of Bowling Green; and six grandchildren. Funeral
services will be conducted in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday,
September 21 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Martin officiating. Burial will
follow in the Farris Cemetery at Gray.
This announcement is a courtesy of the Hopper Funeral Home.
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