Commonwealth Journal


March 13, 2014

Obituaries for Friday, March 14, 2014


Burial will follow at Green Hills Memory Gardens in New Castle.
Visitation for Mrs. Carolyn Marcum will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Macer-Hall Funeral Home & Cremation Services in New Castle, Ind.
This obituary information is courtesy of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Robert Ratliff
Robert James Ratliff, 64, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014.  
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014. 
Visitation is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. 
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
Winfrey Watson
Winfrey Watson, 87, of Liberty, Ky., passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at his home. 
He was born Oct. 22, 1926 in Liberty, the son of the late Ollis and Irene Vaught Watson. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. Winfrey enjoyed traveling, fishing, and reading, especially his Bible. He enjoyed building and making metal, machinery and wooden objects in his shop. He was a member of the Valley Oak Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Hammond Watson, to whom he was married for 62 years; one son, Chris (and Kathy Vest) Watson of Liberty; one daughter, Christy Karen (and Jimmy) Thrasher of Somerset; three grandchildren, Jacquelyn Watson and fiancé Nick Borders of Bowling Green, Ky., Jennifer Stephens Thrasher of Somerset, and Dustin Thrasher and special friend Ashley Jones of Lexington; one great-granddaughter, Lorein Stephens; and special cousin Dr. Steven Vaught and his family, of Elizabethtown, Ky. 
Funeral services will be on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Bartle Funeral Home Chapel in Liberty, Ky. with Rev. Bobby Clark officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Valley Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Tanner and Dustin Thrasher, Nick Borders, George Vest, Ronnie Joe, and Kenny Wesley. The honorary pallbearer will be Steve Vaught. 

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