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Obituaries

December 28, 2013

Obituaries for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013

Somerset — Lewis Baker

Lewis Scott Baker, 55, of Nancy, Ky., departed this life on December 24, 2013 at his residence.

Lewis was born on August 1, 1958, in Dayton, OH, to the late Robert Eugene and Janice Marilyn Baker.  

A cremation took place at the request of the family, so Lewis' ashes may be scattered in his favorite boating destinations.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Lewis Scott Baker.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.lakecumberlandfuneralhome.com.

Odena Meece

Mrs. Odena Meece, age 81 of Somerset, Ky., daughter of the late George Alfred and Ida Jane (Tomlinson) Ping, was born in Somerset, Ky. on March 29, 1932 and departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.

Other than her parents, Odena was preceded in death by her husband, Jermiah Robert Meece, who passed away on March 31, 2013; two brothers, Dewey Ping, Wanda Lee Ping; and one sister, Geneva (Ping) Snow.

She is survived by one son, Jerry (and Martha) Meece of White Lily, Ky.; two brothers, Bob (and Wanda) Ping of Science Hill, Ky. and Lawrence Ping of Ohio; and two grandchildren, Cierra and Jacob Meece.  

Odena also leaves behind a very special niece, Joyce Slover; and several family and friends who all mourn her passing.

Odena was a homemaker and a member of White Lily Baptist Church, she loved cooking and sewing.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Ernest Warren officiating.  

Burial will follow in the White Lily Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family of Mrs. Odena Meece will receive friends on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 after 6 p.m. at the Pulaski Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers family requests expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland and/or the White Lily Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mrs. Odena Meece.

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