Commonwealth Journal


October 26, 2013

Obituaries for Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013

Somerset — Sheila Bryant

Sheila Kay Bryant, 56, of Eubank, Ky., passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at her residence.

She was born in Corydon, Ind. on Feb. 22, 1957, daughter of Dorthy Bryant Foley and the late Paul Bryant. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her mother, Dorthy Bryant Foley of Waynesburg; one son, Thomas Hodge of Eubank; three daughters, Heather (and Brian) Angel of Waynesburg, Tonya (and Shane) New of Crab Orchard and Tina Shivel of Burnside; maternal grandmother, Millie Caldwell of Waynesburg; one brother, Henry Bryant of Waynesburg; two sisters, Paula Faye (and Bob) Weddle of Liberty and Shirley Bryant of Waynesburg; eight grandchildren, Zachary New, Johnathan New, Dallas New, Kara New, Danielle New, Latosha Hodge, Hallie Shivel and Ryan Angel; three special nieces, Kimberly Walls, Dana Denney and Sue Kates; and a host of other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Bryant; stepfather, David Foley; and paternal grandparents, Jimmy G. and Hallie Bryant.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Melvin Caldwell officiating.

Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 10:30 a.m. today at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

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

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

Ruby Casada

Ruby C. Casada (Tucker), age 83, of Oberlin, Ohio made her journey home with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, Ohio following a brief illness.  

She owned and operated Moderne and Tuc's Beauty Salons in Oberlin, Ohio. She loved to quilt and sew. She donated her time to the Rest Home, Honor Flight, made hats for local cancer kids, she was a founding Member of the Oberlin Boys and Girls Club, and she was an active member of the Carlisle Grange.  

Mrs. Casada is survived by her children, Thomas Casada (Wendy), of Valley City, Ohio, Doris Young of Mt. Vernon, Washington, Nyle “Chubby” Casada of Oberlin, Ohio, and Beverly Muska (Ron) of Elyria, Ohio; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, 1046 West Hwy 80, Somerset, Ky.

Her funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ulanda Price officiating.  

Burial will be at Bronston Baptist Cemetery.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Ruby C. Casada.  

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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.
    Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Darry Hatfield and Bro. Doyle Worley officiating.
    Burial will follow in the Grave Hill Cemetery.
    The family of Mrs. Viola Keith Nicholas will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014.
    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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