Commonwealth Journal

December 19, 2013

Obituaries for Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

by Heather Tomlinson
Commonwealth Journal

Somerset — Olive Daws

Mrs. Olive Daws, age 94 of Nancy, Ky., passed away on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home.

The family of Mrs. Olive Daws will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home after 2 p.m. until time for funeral services on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements.



Bonnie Jasper

Bonnie Dunbar Jasper, age 92, of Somerset, Ky. departed this life on Dec. 18, 2013.

Bonnie was born on March 11, 1921 to the late Wren and Bessie Foxford Dunbar. She married Henry Raymond Jasper on Feb. 14, 1937. She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed her grandchildren, and

great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed her flowers.

Survivors include Floyd Jasper, Huntsville, Tenn.; Wendell Jasper, Fort Laramine, Ohio; Janet (and Harold) Willems, Goodland, Ind.; Gary Jasper, Lancaster, Ky.; Helen (and Jack) Tussey, Danville, Ky.; Cecil (and Kathy) Jasper, Willard, Ohio; Donald (and Sue) Jasper and Ronald David (and Pat) Jasper, Eubank, Ky.; and Karen (and Carl) Lawless, Somerset, Ky.

She has 18 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

She also had two special step-great-grandchildren, Lexi Lawless and Lauren Morgan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three children, Robert Jasper, Joyce Brooks, and Loretta Brooks; five sisters; and six brothers.

The family would like to publicly acknowledge her caregivers Mary Whitener and Barbara Price.

Visitation for Ms. Bonnie Dunbar Jasper will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Science Hill.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Murrell Crockett officiating.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

Pulaski Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements for Bonnie Jasper.



Nervie Wilson

Nervie Emma Wilson, age 88, of Jabez, Ky., departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at Somerwoods Nursing Facility in Somerset, Ky.

Nervie was born on Aug. 9, 1925 in Jabez, Ky. to the late William Mitchell and Ollie Mae Bolin Brown. She married Arvis “Bunk” Wilson in Russell County, Ky. Nervie was an employee of The Communities at Oakwood, in Somerset, and was also a foster grandparent. She was of the Baptist faith, being a member of the Christian Home Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Morgan, of Somerset, Ky.; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Wilson, of Jabez, Ky.; five grandchildren, Misty Wilson, of Jabez, Ky., Lucas (and Cathy) King, of Somerset, Ky., Casey (and Michelle) Wilson, of Jabez, Ky., Kelly King (and Virgil Parriman), of Somerset, Ky., and Melissa King, of Lexington, Ky.; eight great-grandchildren, Tessa Correll, Nicholas Wilson, Lathan King, Haylee Mounce, Jacob Wilson, Caley Wilson, Logan Parriman and Emma Parriman; and a special niece, Katie Lynn, of Somerset, Ky.

Nervie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Vernon “Woody” Wilson; brothers, Arcillus (and Alice) Brown, Okle (and Flora) Brown, Otis Brown, Londo Brown and Woodrow Brown; and sisters Sylvia Johnson, Elga (and Boof) Foster and Ada Bell Johnson.

Visitation will be on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Nervie's funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Bro. Jimmy Polston and Bro. Clifton Cowan will officiate the service.  

Interment will be in the Military Spring Cemetery in Jabez.  

Pallbearers will be Lucas King, Casey Wilson, Virgil Parriman, Denzil Lafavers, Jimmy Karabinas and Steve Cain.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

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 Nervie Emma Wilson.