Commonwealth Journal


January 11, 2014

Obituaries for Sunday, Jan. 12, 1969


Somerset — Andrew Slavey

Andrew Lee Slavey, 93, of White Lily, Ky., departed this life on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab Center.

Andrew was born on March 14, 1920, in Pulaski County, to the late Andrew Marty and Mary Catherine Brinson Slavey. He married Evelyn H. Meece in Somerset on August 21, 1947. They have one daughter from their union.

Andrew was of the Baptist faith, having accepted the Lord in his teenage years. He was a member of Denham Street Baptist Church and loved to attend church as long as his health permitted. In his younger days, he enjoyed fishing. He was a hopper car operator for Burley Belt Fertilizer and International Minerals in Ferguson, Ky.  

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, and their daughter, Sondra (and Norbert) Sanders, of Science Hill, Ky.; several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Andrew is preceded in death by his parents; his four brothers, Melvin, Alton, Lewis and Jay Slavey; his sister, Evelyn Slavey Hargis; and one infant sister.

Visitation for Andrew will be on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.  

His funeral service will be held on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.  Bro. Jeff Griffith will officiate the service.  

Music will be by Bro. Robert Thompson.

Interment will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.  

Somerset-Pulaski County E.M.S. workers will serve as pallbearers.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Andrew Lee Slavey.

Dora Sparks

Dora Lynn Sparks, 47, of Liberty, Ky., passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born in Winchester, Ky., on March 8, 1966, daughter of Hattie Angel Sparks and the late Bedford Sparks. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by one daughter, Dana Corns of Kings Mountain, Ky.; her mother, Hattie Sparks, and a companion, Joey Frederick.

Private services will be held.

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

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

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