Commonwealth Journal


March 17, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Somerset — Beulah Baugh

Beulah R. Phelps Baugh, 73, of Somerset, Ky., passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Richmond Place in Lexington, KY.

She was born July 15, 1940 in Somerset, Ky., daughter of the late Lloyd G. and Lucy W. Alexander Phelps. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Allen "Dickie" Baugh of 41 years. The couple were united in marriage on August 6, 1963 in Ringgold, Ga. Richard Allen "Dickie" Baugh departed this life on February 8, 2005. Beulah was a homemaker, beloved mother and nanny.

Survivors include three daughters, Julie Renee (and Terry) Johnson of Tallahassee, Fla., Rebecca Lynn (and Michael) Cathers of Somerset, Ky., and Deborah Rae (and Patrick) Bell of Monticello, Ky.; five grandchildren, Alex Johnson, Megan (and Jimmy) McClain, Miranda (and Chance) Lester, Hester Bell and Caitlyn Bell; two great grandchildren Olivia Rose McClain and Smith Allen Lester, brothers Vernon L. Phelps of Milford, Ohio and Glen L. (and Sonya) Phelps of Somerset, Ky.

She was preceded in death by her spouse; parents; brother, Howard Estep; and sister, Louis E. Phelps Mize.

A graveside service will be held today, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 1:30 pm., in the Mill Springs National Cemetery with Rev. Steve Spitzer officiating.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be handling all the arrangements for Mrs. Beulah R. Phelps Baugh

Frank Burton

Frank Allen Burton, 81, of Somerset, Ky., passed away, Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on June 28, 1932 in Pulaski County, Ky., son of the late George and Sis Burton. He lived at the same address since 1957. He was a retired business man and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

He is survived by, his wife of 58 years, Velma Norene Evans Burton; two sons, Douglas Allen (and Jennifer) Burton of Eubank, and Doyle Fray Burton of Somerset; one daughter, Julia Ann Burton of Somerset; one brother, Albert Burton; two sisters, Gladys Bray and Melba Nichols; three grandchildren,

Jessica (and Patrick) Butcher, Lucas (and Katie) Burton, Jacob (and Jamie) Burton; and great-grandchildren, Kobe, Kaelyn and Kyndal Butcher, Elise and Noah Burton.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Aaron Burton and Youless Burton.

A funeral was held at 7 p.m., Monday March 17, 2014 at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Patrick Butcher and Bro. Slade Moore officiating.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family has requested expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Bethel Baptist Church building fund or the Gideons International.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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