Commonwealth Journal

February 13, 2014

Obituaries for Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Commonwealth Journal

Somerset — Annetta Bodie

Annetta “Ann” Bodie, age 75, of Somerset, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 at Somerset Nursing and Rehab.

She was born in Somerset on March 14, 1938 to the late Delbert Wyatt and Arizona Whitson Wyatt. Ann was married to the late Kenneth Bodie on Feb. 16, 1959. Ann was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church since 1954.

Ann is survived by a daughter-in-law, Amanda Taylor of Somerset; a brother-in-law, David Bodie of Cincinnati, Ohio; brothers Varna and Lawrence Wyatt of Indianapolis, Ind.; sisters Leatha Mize and Kathy Hargis, both of Somerset; grandchildren Kirsten Bodie, Alissa Bodie and Blake Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.

Ann was also preceded in death by a son, Whitson Bodie; brother, Lee Wyatt; and sisters Reba Ulrey, Louella Mize and Geraldine Wyatt.

Visitation for Annetta “Ann” Bodie will be Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the chapel of Somerset Undertaking and Crematory.

A graveside service will immediately follow at 11 a.m. at the Somerset Cemetery with Dr. Greg Ryan officiating.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Somerset Nursing and Rehab, 106 Gover St., Somerset, Ky., 42501.

Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory is in charge of all arrangements.

You may sign the online guest register book and leave condolences for the family at

Mike Donaldson

James “Big Mike” Donaldson, 56, of Nineveh, Ind., passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.  

He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. on Sept. 19, 1957.

He is survived by his wife, Donna K. Hibbard Donaldson.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at Hoosier Harvest Church in Martinsville, Ind.  

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at Mize Cemetery in Rockcastle County, Ky.

Burial will be in Mize Cemetery.

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

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

Drucella Jordan

Drucella W. Jordan, 80, of Marietta, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.

A native of Ingle, Ky., Mrs. Jordan was married to the late Samuel B. Jordan and served with him in four churches in Florida and Kentucky. She was an educator for over 30 years and her passion was teaching people to read. Mrs. Jordan was of the Southern Baptist faith and her favorite hobby was gardening.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Jordan was preceded in death by her brothers, Lloyd and Stanley Weddle.

She is survived by her daughters, Laura (Phillip) Speer of Marietta and Linda (Scott) Parker of Vestavia Hills, Ala.; sisters, Mary Jane (Don) Withers of Nicholasville, Ky. and Freda (Vertrees) Daulton of Somerset, Ky.; brothers, Paul (Donna) Weddle of Arlington, Va. and Gene (Lucy) Weddle of Somerset, Ky.; grandchildren, Matthew (Bethany) Speer and Jennie (Justin) Isasi, all of Marietta, and Christopher and Michael Parker, both of Vestavia Hills, Ala.; great-grandchildren, Eli, Micah, and Aaron Speer, all of Marietta; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Marietta Funeral Home, 915 Piedmont Road, Marietta, Ga., 30066.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of Marietta Funeral Home with Phillip Speer officiating.

Burial will follow at the Sandy Plains Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Clarence Love

Clarence Love, 97, of Somerset, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.

Arrangements are pending.  

Somerset Undertaking and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Betty McKinney

Betty McKinney, 65, of Science Hill, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 surrounded by family and friends.

She was born in King Bee, Ky. on March 7, 1948, daughter of the late Hoy and Hazel Warren Mofield. She was a housekeeper for 36 years and 33 years for the Science Hill Post Office. She attended West Science Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by two granddaughters, Brittany McKinney and Keshia McKinney;

and a great-grandson, Kaiden Allen Ellis.

She is also survived by two brothers, Roy (and Donna) Mofield of Eubank and Coy (and Betty Sue) Mofield of Science Hill; one sister, Flonnie (and Eddie) Dye of Nancy; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, James Allen McKinney; and special companion, Don Robinson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. T.J. Godby officiating.

Burial will be in King Bee Cemetery.

The family wants to say a special “Thank You” to Hospice of Lake Cumberland and Donna Godbey for taking such good care of her during her illness.

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

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Edith Rose

Edith Rose, daughter of the late Jonathan Francis and Betty Phelps Brinson, was born on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1923 and departed this life on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 in Kokomo, Ind., having attained the age of 91 years, one month and seven days.

She was united in marriage to Mr. Walter Rose in June of 1952, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 1978.

Survivors include three sons, Gary, Richard and Gerald Rose; one daughter, Joyce E. McIntire; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Other than her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one daughter, Janice Keiser.

Edith was a homemaker and a sweet lady who loved her family very much. She will be greatly 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 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Vestal Meece officiating.

Burial will follow in the White Lily Cemetery.

The family of Mrs. Edith Rose will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 until time for services.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mrs. Edith Rose.