Commonwealth Journal


November 19, 2013

Obituaries for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Somerset — Shellie Lequire, Jr.

Shellie Eugene Lequire, Jr., age 83, of Nancy, Ky., departed this life on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Shellie Eugene Lequire, Jr.

Kathleen Miller

Kathleen Jeanette Strunk Miller, 78, of Ferguson, Ky., entered through Heaven's Gates on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

She was born on Aug. 14, 1935, the daughter of Leo and Mable Strunk. She grew up in Junction City, Ky. and loved her childhood there. She attended Pulaski County High School and graduated with the Class of 1954. She was a very loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and had an unwavering faith in God. She was an amazing homemaker who enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading and singing. In the last few years, she walked at Rocky Hollow and was part of the YMCA water aerobics classes. She was a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church where she had great enjoyment from the Seniors Program and the fellowship.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was widowed in 1970 by her first husband, Harold C. Miller, and was married for 22 years to her husband Calvin “Buddy” Miller until his death in 2000.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Martha Louise Strunk, Anna Marie Strunk and Joy Strunk Mayfield.

She is survived by one daughter, Paula Jean (and Rex) Barker, of Richmond, Ky.; one son, Douglas Ray (and Shawnda) Miller, of Frankfort, Ky.; two stepsons, Calvin “Tiger” (and Susan) Miller and Ronnie Miller, both of Somerset, Ky.; four grandchildren, Thomas Rex Barker, Jenna Kathleen (and Russell) Sells, Aaron Douglas Miller and Micah Calvin Miller; and two great-grandchildren, Kaylee Jean Sells and Ashlynn Isabella Sells.  

She is also survived by one brother, Roger (and Diana) Strunk, of Eubank, Ky.; one sister, Vicki (and Tony) Ashley, of Somerset, Ky.; and a host of extended family and friends.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with the funeral services to follow at 1 p.m. Bro. Mike Stacey of Buena Vista Baptist Church will officiate the service.

Interment will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.  

Pallbearers will be Thomas Barker, Aaron Miller, Micah Miller, Michael Mayfield, Bobby Mayfield and Alan Mayfield.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to The Seniors Program of Buena Vista Baptist Church, 324 Clifty St., Somerset, Ky., 42501 or the National Gene Test Fund for Ovarian Cancer, 2049 Bahama Road, Lexington, Ky., 40509.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Kathleen Jeanette Strunk Miller.

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