Commonwealth Journal

September 9, 2013

Obituaries for Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Commonwealth Journal

Somerset — Phillip Carter

 Phillip Junior Carter, 63, of Ky. 501 in Kings Mountain, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at UK Medical Center in Lexington.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Locust Grove Baptist Church in Kings Mountain with Bro. Keith Bowen and Bro. Jim England officiating the service.

 Burial will follow in KP Hall Cemetery.

The Visitation will be held 5-9 p.m. today at the church.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg, is entrusted with Phillip’s arrangements.

Jewell Cummins

Mrs. Jewell “Judy” Littrell Cummins passed away from this life on Sunday, September 8, 2013 and went to be with the Lord.

She was born August 31, 1925 in Pulaski County, Ky., daughter of the late C.M. and Clara Littrell. She was married to her husband, W.C. “Jack” Cummins, who died on May 12, 1984. They were united in marriage on September 23, 1942 at the First Christian Church with the late L.D. Fisher officiating.

She was a life-long member of the First Christian Church and the Adams Sunday School. Also she enjoyed living a member of the Moon Beam Homemakers Club and Senior Friends.  She had been an Associate of Wal-Mart for more than 20 years and enjoyed the commrodary of her friends she worked with and her peers.  She was privileged to see the children of some of her customers grow into young adults during her time there.

She is survived by one daughter, Sandra Gayle (and Don) Wood of Blue Water Bay, Niceville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Tracy (and Mike) Adams of Navarre, Fla., Clint (and Elizabeth) Cummins of Folsom, La.,

Carrie (and Mark) McAdams of Covington, Louisiana and Jacob Cummins of Danville, Ky.; four great-grandchildren, Jillian Emily Adams of Navarre, Florida, Nicole Leann Adams of Navarre, Fla., Grey Robert

Cummins of Folsom, La., and Luke Vernon McAdams of Covington, La.; the following nieces and nephews, Jeffery (and Margaret) Littrell of Somerset, Ky., Steve (and Rita) Littrell of Somerset, Cleatus (and Dorothy) Estes of Somerset, Roger Littrell of Charlotte, SC, Dr. David (and Peggy) Littrell of Union, Ky., Ann (and Jack) Cochran of Lexington, Ky., Dale (and John) Allen of Lexington, Ky., Paula (and Gaines) Greene of Lexington, Ky., Bonnie Littrell and Kent of Cincinnati, Ohio and Florida, Connie (and Gary) Mills of Loveland, Ohio, Pam (and Ed) Vonbarger of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jamie Wink of Georgetown, Ky., Nicole Littrell of Pensacola, Fla., and Sarah Jane Littrell of Winston-Salem, NC; three

sisters-in-law, Margaret Littrell of Somerset, Ky., and Janet Littrell of Loveland, Ohio.  

The family wishes to thank Dr. Kennedy for his continuing medical care and friendship during our loved ones lifetime.

Other than her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her only son, Jack Bruce Cummins, who passed away unexpectedly on July 18, 2006; three brothers; Jeffery Littrell, Foster Littrell and Don Littrell; and two sisters; Zella Estes and Lena Ayers. She is also preceded in death by

infant twins who died at birth, and one aunt, Leddie Littrell.

Her passion was sewing and cooking for her family and friends. You could always expect her home to be surrounded by beautiful flowers she loved to share with friends.

Judy was a kind and loving person who will greatly be missed by everyone who knew her and she leaves a host of relatives, friends, and church family who mourn her passing and celebrate her home going.

She will lie in state at the Somerset First Christian Church on Ky. 39 in Somerset, Kentucky from 11 a.m. until time for services at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

She will be laid to rest in the Liberty Cemetery at Bee Lick in the Littrell section of the cemetery with her husband, her son, her father, mother and infant twins.

In lieu of flowers family request expressions of sympathy to be made to the First Christian Church Building Fund.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with all arrangements for Mrs. Jewell “Judy” Cummins.

Earl Hampton

Mr. Earl Hampton, 89, of Morrow, Ohio, and formerly of Eubank, Ky., husband of Lodena Reynolds Hampton, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Pine Ridge Nursing Home in Morrow.

Earl was born on April 21, 1924 in Lancaster, Ky., a son of the late Pearl and Bertha Reynolds Hampton.  He had been a welder with Caterpillar Co., was a member of Fairview Church of Christ, and he enjoyed fishing, gardening and drinking coffee and fellowshipping. On Dec. 6, 1950, he was united in marriage to Janet Bussell and from that union came seven children.

He is survived by his second wife, of 32 years Lodena Reynolds Hampton; his children, Sharon Durham (and Eddie), Larry Hampton (and Vicky), Archie Hampton (and Peggy), Jack Hampton (and Lana), Ray Hampton (and Denise), Rob Hampton (and Janice), and Crystal Creech (and Ed); three step-children, Debbie Radabaugh (and Kent), Wilma Smith (and Rick) and Rick Arney (and Adrianne); 11 grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; one great-great-grandchild; his brother and sisters, Verna Deboard, Albert Hampton (and Lois); Cecil Hampton (and Ann), Martha Minnard, Lillian Ann Vaughn (and Harold), Sue Schmidtgoessling, and Pearl Hampton (and Sally), as well as a host of nieces/nephews, friends and neighbors.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Walter & Charles Hampton; a sister, Mary Bradley; and a granddaughter, Kirsty Creech.

Visitation services will be today from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel.

 Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Bro. Curt Herrington and Bro. Marvin Cromer officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery at Willailla, Ky.

Condolences to the family of Earl Hampton made to Hospice-Crossroads, Blue Ash, Ohio, and to his online registry at

Josef Phillippi

Josef Cornelius Lee "JC" Phillippi, 37, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Friday September 6, 2013.

He was born on October 24, 1975 in Louisville, Ky., to Don Phillippi of Somerset, Ky. and Dottie Ostrander Thornton of New York.

He attended Elrod Church of God and was a member of High St. Baptist Church. He also loved to fish and enjoyed other outdoor activities, spending time with his family and loved science.

He is survived by his parents; his wife, Jaymee Loveless Phillippi, whom he married on March 12, 1997 in Somerset, Ky.; two sons, Josh (and Sabrina) Phillippi of Muncie, Ind., and Cayden Phillippi of Somerset, Ky.; two daughters, Jaycee Phillippi and Jaylee Phillippi of Somerset, Ky.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Janice and Eugene Loveless of Somerset, Ky. and Raymond and Sharon Stigall of Monticello, Ky.; one brother, Tracy "TJ" Phillippi of Somerset, Ky.; two sisters, Sarina (and Jim) Bechtold of Lakemoor, Ill., and Veronica "Roni" Phillippi of Somerset, Ky.; two uncles, Gene (and Judy) Phillippi and Parker Phillippi of Somerset, Ky.; five aunts, Wanda (and Lester) Smiley of Florence, Ky., Ann Silvers of Somerset, Ky., Sue Sutton of Somerset, Ky., Margie (and Kelly) Garner of New Castle, Ind., and Kathy (and Charles) Randolph of Somerset, Ky.; seven nieces, Krista, Christian, Sierra, Madison, Mandy, Megan, and Alexandria "Lexi”; two nephews, Christopher "Topher" and Rylee; two special cousins, Chris and Chad; and a host of other special family and friends.

Visitation will be held Tuesday September 10, 2013 after 5 p.m. in the Serenity Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Serenity Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Hall and Bro. Eric Barnes officiating.

Burial will be in the Woodstock Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Roger Worley, Jason Pierce, David Tuggle, T.J. Phillippi, Chris Randolph and Chad Randolph. Honorary Pallbearers are Cory Gentry and Micky Calhoun.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.