Commonwealth Journal


November 22, 2013

Obituaries for Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Somerset — Harold Bray

Harold Gregory Bray, age 83, of Somerset, Ky. departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

Visitation for Mr. Bray will be on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at 4 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Bro. Dudley Bryant and Bro. Steve Bray will officiate the service.

Interment will be in the Quinton Cemetery in Bronston, Ky.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to The Gideons International for Bible placements.

A complete obituary will be published in the Sunday, Nov. 24 edition.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Harold Gregory Bray.

Mary Foley

Mary Louise Ferrell Foley, age 40, of Somerset, Ky. passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 in Somerset, Ky.

Funeral services for Mary Foley will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in the Alexander Chapel Cemetery.

The family of Mary Foley will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 from 12 p.m. until time for services.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mary Louise Ferrell Foley.

Everett and Linda Garland

Everett Allen Garland, 64 and Linda McMullin Garland, 60, of Joe McMullin Road in Eubank, Ky. departed this life together on Nov. 20, 2012.

Everett was born in Danville, Ill. on April 1, 1949, son of the late Jesse and Zora Smith Garland. He was a Vietnam veteran and retired from Crane Plumbing. He was a member of Eubank Baptist Church.  

Linda was born in Somerset, Ky. on April 30, 1953, daughter of the late Coy and Bernice Wesley McMullin. She was a homemaker and former employee of Paul’s Discount. She was a member of Eubank Baptist Church.

They are survived by one daughter, Rhonda Wilson (and Gene Morrison) of Hustonville, Ky., and one son, Russell “Rusty” Garland (and Amanda) of Eubank; one grandson, Travis (and Jessica) Wilson of Tellico Plains, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Allison Wilson of Eubank; and one great-grandson, Lawson Wilson of Tellico Plains, Tenn.

Everett is survived by three brothers, Jerry (and Nancy) Garland, Ron (and Jan) Garland and David (and Margaret) Garland, and one sister, Lori (and Mike) Harbaugh, all of Ill.

Linda is survived by one brother, Doug (and Gina) McMullin, and one sister, Dianne (and Tim) Smith, both of Eubank.

They are also survived by eight nieces, seven nephews, eight great-nieces, nine great-nephews, and a host of friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Shelby Reynolds and Bro. Sammie Adkins officiating.

Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today, Saturday at Morris & Hislope Funeral


Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

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