Commonwealth Journal

Obituaries

March 17, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, March 18, 2014

(Continued)

Somerset —

Doris Foster

Doris Foster, 63, of Burnside, Ky., passed away Saturday March 15, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born on February 7, 1951 in Shelbyville, Ky. to the late George and Gladys Logdson Hoar.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Avery Foster and one brother, George Hoar.

She is survived by a son, Gary (and Erica) Foster of Jamestown, Ky., and a step-son, Eddie Foster of Nancy, Ky.;. three daughters, Shondell (and Paul) Thorpe of Russell Springs, Ky., Twila Clark of Somerset, Ky., Bridgette Foster of Columbia, Ky., and step-daughter, Amanda Foster of Columbia, Ky.; one sister, Dorothy Hoar of Shelbyville, Ky.; and 13 grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 after 10 a.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday March 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Miller officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Ky.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.                                            

Edna Guthrie

Edna M. Ferguson Guthrie, 81, of Eubank, Ky., passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center.

She was born in Albany, Kentucky on March 1, 1933, daughter of the late Leonard and Flossie Moreland Ferguson.  She was a homemaker and a member of Science Hill United Methodist Church. She was an avid UK basketball fan.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Gene Guthrie; two sons, Ronnie (and Shirley) Guthrie of Eubank and Rick (and Barb) Guthrie of Somerset; one daughter, Lecia (and Terry) Ross of Eubank; grandchildren, Ryan (and Brittany) Guthrie, Aaron (and Chasiti) Ross, Samantha Ross (and Chuck Martin), Adam Ross and Sean Ross; great-grandchildren, Rilee Ross, Knox Guthrie, Olysn Guthrie and Emma Martin; and one brother, Leon (and Louise) Ferguson of Woodburn, Ky.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Martha Sue Guthrie, who died in infancy; three brothers, Hoyle Ferguson, Johnny Ferguson and James Ferguson; three sisters, Mary Riddle, Geneva Conner and Grace Goodman; and grandson, Nathan Gene Guthrie.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. David Green and Bro. Paul Cropper officiating.

Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today, Tuesday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

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

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

Betty McKinney

Betty Christine McKinney, 82, of Nancy, Ky., departed this life on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at her residence.

 Betty was born on August 18, 1931 in Kingsport, Tenn., to the late Audie Hugh and Mary Katherine McKamey Carr. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing, ceramics and artwork.

She is survived by a special friend and former husband and the father of three of her children, Walter Wayne Bennett; one son, Stephen (and Patricia) Bennett of Kettering, Ohio; three daughters, Kathy Christine (and Bill) Aslasken of Acton, Calif., Victoria Buyniski (and Jack Gluckman) of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Andrea Kay (and Otis) White of San Antonio, Texas; one brother, Will Hugh Carr of Lake Worth, Fla.; two sisters; Patsy (and Elmer) Fields of Lantana, Fla., and Carol Luckoski of Dayton, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Scott (and Missy) Bennett, Stacey Bennett, Stephanie Bennett, James Aslasken, Samantha Buyniski, Edward Buyniski, John White, Vanessa White; and seven great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Carl H. McKinney.  

Visitation will be on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. James Floyd officiating.  

Burial will be at Morrow's Chapel in Jabez, Ky.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Betty Christine McKinney.  

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:  www.lakecumberlandfuneral-home.com.

Larry Ping

Larry Ping, 45, of Burnside, Ky., husband of Kathy Ping, passed away on Saturday March 15, 2014 at his residence.

Arrangements are pending by Southern Oaks Funeral Home.                                         

Larry VanHook

Larry Wayne VanHook, 67, of Eubank, Ky., passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on March 14, 1947 in Eubank, Ky., son of the late Vola E. and Doris Benge VanHook. He played basketball for Eubank High School and was a graduate of UK with a degree in forestry.  He was an aircraft mechanic in the U.S. Air Force and spent several years in Pulaski County in the lumber business.   

He is survived by his daughter, Annalisa VanHook (and James Yoshii) of Oakland, Calif.; three siblings, Doris Jean VanHook Correll, Lois VanHook Sharpe, and Deborah VanHook; sister-in-law, Janie VanHook; former spouse, Carolyn Singleton Lugus; and long term partner, Wanda Guinn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Eddie VanHook.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Dale Robins officiating.

Burial will be in White Lily Cemetery.

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

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

Beulah Watts

Beulah Pearl Watts, 80, of Bronston, departed this life on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Stanford, Ky.

Arrangements are pending at this time.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Beulah Watts.

 

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