Commonwealth Journal


January 7, 2014

Obituaries for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Somerset — Jerry Adkins

Jerry Adkins, 80, of Somerset, passed away at the Gene Waddle Center on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Somerset Undertaking and Crematory who is in charge of arrangements.

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

Jenny Garland

Jenny Lynn Garland, age 43 of Somerset, Ky. passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 7, 1970 in Somerset, Ky. to Ida Worley Lockard and the late Jackie Lockard. Jenny was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed spending time with her children, and she enjoyed life and the outdoors.

She was preceded in death by her father.

She is survived by her mother, Ida Lockard of Somerset, Ky.; her husband, Parker Garland Jr., whom she married on May 1, 2010 in Somerset, Ky.; three sons, Tyler Keith Redmond, Zachary Bryant Garland and Brandon Garland, all of Somerset, Ky.; one daughter, Shelby Lynn Galand of Somerset, Ky.; three sisters, Vickie Hembree, Jackie Spradlin and Alice Fairchild, all of Somerset, Ky.; and her mother-in-law, Francis Garland of Somerset, Ky.

She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and a favorite aunt, Claudia and Brian Watson of Burnside, Ky.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 after 6 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Lockard and Bro. Troy Merrick officiating.

Burial will follow in the Bronston Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Redmond, Michael Fairchild, Ronald Hembree, Donald Hembree, Ronnie Garland, Brandon Garland, Donnie Garland and Zachary Garland.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Jenny Garland Memorial Fund c/o Southern Oaks Funeral Home, 2110 West Highway 914, Somerset, Ky., 42503.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangments.

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