Commonwealth Journal

February 7, 2014

Obituaries for Saturday, February 8, 2014


Commonwealth Journal

Roger Bandiera
Roger P. Bandiera, 61, of Science Hill, Ky. passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com.
 
Lovie Gossett
Lovie Ann Ping Gossett, age 87, of Somerset, Ky. passed away Feb. 6, 2014 at the Somerset Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.
She was born May 29, 1926 daughter of the late George Harrison and Sarah Elizabeth Prather Ping. She was united in marriage to Mr. William A. Gossett on July 24, 1943, and he preceded her in death in May of 1979. 
Survivors include three sons, Juil and Scotty Noe and Lowell and Minnie Gossett of Somerset, Ky., and Eugene and Norma Jean Gossett, of Monticello, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Other than her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two sons, Elmer and Orville; one grandson, Donnie Noe; seven brothers, Charlie Franklin, William Clarence, James Arthur, Vola Green, Harrison Lee, Robert and Andrew Jackson Ping; and three sisters, Flonnie May Ping, Othia Mary Mayfield and Ilena Mayfield.
Lovie was a homemaker and a kind lady who loved her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and she leaves a host of relatives who mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9. 2014 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Griffith and Bro. David Muse officiating. 
Burial will follow in the Pitman Creek Cemetery.
The family of Mrs. Lovie Gossett will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.
Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mrs. Lovie Gossett.
 
Faye Lawson
Faye Lawson, age 89, of Somerset, Ky. departed this life on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at her residence.
Visitation for Ms. Lawson will be Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at 5 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. 
There will also be a public visitation at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, one hour prior to the
11 a.m. funeral service at the funeral home chapel. Bro. Rick Lawson and Bro. Scottie Nix will officiate the funeral service.  
Interment will be in the Whitaker Cemetery. Faye's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
A complete obituary will be published in Sunday, Feb. 9 edition.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Faye Lawson.
 
Effie Poling
Effie Alberta “Bertie” Poling, age 79, of Nancy, Ky., departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at her residence.
Bertie was born on Feb. 5, 1934, in Van Dooser, Mo., to the late Walter E. and Nola Ann Johnson. She was a bus driver for many years for Pulaski County Board of Education. Bertie was of the Protestant Faith. She enjoyed crafts, especially quilts and quilting.
Bertie is survived by her daughter, Shirley Graham (and Harold Galloway), of Nancy, Ky.; her stepson, Robert P. (and Sherri) Poling, of Avieda, Fla.; her eight grandchildren, Kelly Poe, Matthew Poe, Danny Duty, Valerie Reed, James Anthony, Jr., David Anthony, Zack Poling and Cody Poling; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Robert Poling, who passed away in Jan. 2008; her stepson, Gregory Poling; her son-in-law, James Anthony; her brother, Don Johnson; and her two sisters, Helen Cantrel and Lavenna Graham.
Visitation for Ms. Poling was held on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. 
Her funeral service followed the visitation at 1 p.m. Bro. Randy Wiles officiated the funeral service.  
Interment is in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:  www.lakecumberlandfuneralhome.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Effie Alberta “Bertie” Poling.
 
Flonnia Roberds
Flonnia Roberds, age 85, of Somerset, Ky., passed away on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at her residence.
Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Flonnia Roberds.
 
Geraldine Simpson
Margaret “Geraldine” Simpson, age 83, of Jefferson City, Tenn., formerly of Somerset, departed this life on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
Geraldine was born on Feb. 7, 1930, in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Audie and Francis Stevens Hodge. She was an employee for Roses Department Store in Somerset for 17 years. Geraldine was a member of Duke Memorial Baptist Church.
She is survived by her brother, Raymond Brown, of Ind.; her sisters, Patty Bray, of Burnside, and Maze Bobbitt Stringer, of Shopville; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Geraldine in death were her parents; her husband, Orville Simpson; her brothers, Clifford Hodge and Thomas Hodge; and her sisters, Mary Godbey, Marie Zachary, Lonie Ellen Tomlison and Helen May Stewart.
Visitation for Margaret Geraldine Simpson will be on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
Her funeral service will follow the visitation at 3 p.m.  
Interment will be in West Somerset Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Donald Zachary, Ronald Zachary, Darrin Davis, Doug Bray, Raymond Brown and Dewey Stringer.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:  
   www.lakecumberlandfuneralhome.com
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Margaret Geraldine Simpson.
 
Kim Tarter
Kim Tarter, age 47 of Somerset, Ky. passed away on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. 
Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 after 11 a.m. in the Memory Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 
Burial will follow in Lakeside Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 
A complete obituary will be in the Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 edition of the Commonwealth Journal. 
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.