Commonwealth Journal

Obituaries

October 17, 2013

Obituaries for Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

Somerset — Ralph Dennis Hulvey

Ralph Dennis Hulvey, 59, of Bowling Green, Ky., died at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at his residence.  

Funeral services will be a 11 a.m. Saturday at Cedar Cross Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Chad Harston officiating, and burial will be in Bowlingm Green Gardens.  

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Goad Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Cedar Cross Church.

Arrangements by Goad Funeral Home, Scottsville, Ky.

Gregory Taylor

Gregory Scott Taylor, age 42 of Somerset, Ky. passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at Lake

Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on March 8, 1971 in Somerset, Ky. to Lewis and Violet Wesley Taylor.

Scott was a member of Old Fashion Faith Baptist Church. He was a math teacher at Southern Middle School and a former softball coach of Pulaski County Lady Maroons. He loved to teach, and loved making a difference in the lives of his students. He was an avid sports fan, and he especially loved the Cincinnati Reds and the Kentucky Wildcats. Scott loved spending time with his family and especially looked forward to Sunday meals at his mom and dad's house.

He is survived by his parents, Lewis and Violet Taylor of Bethelridge, Ky.; his wife, Jackie Taylor, whom he married on Nov. 27, 2004 at Denham Street Baptist Church; his son, Chandler Lewis Taylor of Somerset, Ky.; one brother, Robbie (Lori) Taylor of Liberty, Ky.; and one sister, Sue (Jason) Strunk of Science Hill, Ky.

He is also survived by  his mother-in-law, Brenda Taylor of Somerset, Ky.; one aunt, Drucilla Spears of

Winchester, Ohio; three great-aunts, Dollie Wesley, Louise Wesley and Minnie Elliot; brother in law, Chris Taylor of South Amherst, Ohio; nephews Jacob Strunk and Braylon Taylor; a niece, Kaylee Strunk; and special aunts and uncles that he also loved, Anna Pearl McKee, Della (Bro. Noel) Dodson, Jeanie (Billy) Taylor, Leonard (Arlene) Taylor, and Brent (Darla) Mitchell.

Visitation

will be held Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 after 5 p.m. in the Remembrance Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Remembrance Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Powell and Bro. Tim Riddle officiating.

Burial will be in the Southern Oaks Cemetery.

Following the services, dinner will be provided in the Community Center of Southern Oaks.

Pallbearers will be Jack Roney, Kevin Randolph, Eric Stephens, Russell Morrow, Chris Taylor, J.C. Tucker, Alan Dodson and Dale Dodson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Robbie Taylor, Brian Cravens, Keith Lawless and Jason Strunk.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Chandler Taylor College Fund c/o Forcht Bank.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.                           

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  • Viola Nichols

    Viola Keith Nicholas was born Sept. 5, 1921 to the late William and Alice Jones Keith and she departed this life to her eternal home on April 7, 2014, having attained the age of 92 years.
    She was a devoted wife to the late Wesley Nicholas for 50 years. She was a faithful member at Grave Hill Baptist Church where she taught the Ladies Sunday School class for many years. She retired from the Pulaski County Board of Education. After retirement she served as a foster grandparent at Oakwood Training Facility for special needs children. She also volunteered at the Burnside Elementary preschool program, giving her time, talents and love to the 3 and 4 year old children whom she adored.
    Viola is survived by two daughters, Diana (and Austin) Alton, and Tana (and Tom) Chesney; one son, Rex Nicholas; and three brothers, Robert (and Barbara) Keith, Danny (and Ann) Keith, and David (and Ellen) Keith.  
    She was also blessed with many grandchildren and all were special to her.
    Other than her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two sons, Wayne Nicholas and Gale Nicholas; two grandsons, Ricky Alton and Michael Nicholas; a granddaughter, Karen Alton Cogdill; and the following siblings: Alicie Super, Emerine Neeley, Mattie Keith, Maggie Godsey, Bertha Duncan, Clara Helton, Otis Keith, Clora Hardwick, Vergie Keith, Grover Keith, Mertie Yeskie, Lowell Keith, Joyce Sellers, Bill Keith, and Jim Keith; and the following step-siblings: Murphy Owens, Geneva Hill, Louise Fritts, and Reva Jones.
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    In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to The Grave Hill Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 85, Tateville, Ky. 42558, or Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, Ky. 42503.
    Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mrs. Viola Keith Nicholas.

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