Commonwealth Journal

Obituaries

January 13, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

Somerset — Jearl Bullock

Jearl B. Bullock, 66, of Eubank, Ky., passed away peacefully Friday, January 10, 2014 at Rockcastle Regional Hospital.

He was born on August 17, 1947, son of the late Hearl and Lucy Barnes Bullock. He was retired from Tecumseh after 26 years. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Edna Lavonne Sims Bullock, whom he married on February 11, 1968; one son, Scott (and Stephanie) Bullock; one daughter, Monica (and Jeff) Dillingham, both of Woodstock; one brother, Donald Ray (and Thelma) Bullock of Brodhead; two sisters, Judy Kidwell of Mt. Vernon, Ky., and Mary Rose Deborde of Eubank; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Bullock of Eubank; five grandchildren, Brandon, Bradley, and Brooke Bullock, Jordan and Jayden Dillingham, all of Woodstock; one great-grandchild, Taegan "Little Girl" Bullock, and her mother, Cierra Alexander, to which all of his grandchildren he loved; and a special pet companion, Jake.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Earl Bullock; father-in-law, Homer Sims; mother-in-law, Gertrude Whitis Sims; and a brother-in-law, James Kidwell.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Bradley Goforth officiating.

Burial will be in Eden Cemetery.

Visitation for Mr. Jearl B. Bullock will be after 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com.

Jesse Jacobs

Jesse Jacobs, 85, of Waynesburg, Ky., having made peace with his Lord and Savior, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center.

He was born on June 21, 1928, son of the late Richard and Irene Leigh Jacobs. He retired from Norfolk Southern Rail Road.

He is survived by nine children, Barbara Jean (and Kenneth) Smiley of Cerulean, Ky., Phillip (and Yvonida) Jacobs of Kings Mountain, Ky., Jack (and Sara) Jacobs of Waynesburg, Ky., Juanita (and Carl) Cornett of Brooksfield, Fla., Marlene (and Hessel) Dijkstra of Maricopa, Ariz., Wanda (and David) McGhee of Cadiz, Ky., Jesse Tucker (and Jacqueline) Jacobs of Waynesburg, Ky., and Martha (and Paul) Estes of Kings Mountain, Ky.; three sisters, Connie Bradshaw of Harrodsburg, Ky., Phyllis Smith of Lexington, Ky., and Opal Carter of Covington, Ky.; 27 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren;

and eight great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Malcom Jacobs; and several brothers and sisters.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Vola Brown officiating.

Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.

Visitation for Mr. Jesse Jacobs will be after 12 noon Monday, January 13, 2014 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com

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