Commonwealth Journal

Obituaries

December 14, 2013

Obituaries for Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013

Somerset — Twilia Foster

Mrs. Twilia Thompson Foster, the daughter of Orville and Bonnie Helton Thompson, was born in Somerset, Ky. on Friday, March 19, 1971 and she departed this life on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 in Somerset, Ky. having attained the age of 42 years.

She was united in marriage to Mr. Johnnie Foster on March 30, 1989, and he survives.  

Other survivors include her parents; three daughters, Alisha Foster of Eubank, Ky., Lisa (and Mitchell) Wesley of Eubank, Ky., and Tessa Foster of Eubank, Ky.; two grandchildren, Savannah and Addison Wesley; one brother, David (and Norma) Thompson of Blue John, Ky.; and four sisters, Lisa (and Floyd) Smith of Bronston, Ky., Cathy (and Gary) Loveless of Somerset, Ky., Amber (and Jesse) Gibson of Sloans Valley, Ky. and Aliceson Thompson (Steven Cromer) of Woodstock, Ky.

Twilia was a firefighter for the Eubank Fire Department and a loving wife, daughter, mother, and sister. She was a kind person who will be missed by all who knew her and she leaves a host of relatives and friends who mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 in the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Shaw officiating.

Burial will follow in the Grave Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

In lieu of flowers the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Pulaski Funeral home in loving memory of Twilia Foster.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Twilia Foster.

James Gosser

Mr. James R. “Jim” Gosser, age 71 of Somerset, Ky., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at his residence.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 in the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Butte officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family of Mr. Jim Gosser will receive friends after 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at Pulaski Funeral Home until time for services.

Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mr. James R. “Jim” Gosser.

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