Commonwealth Journal


March 4, 2014

Obituaries for Wednesday, March 5, 2014


Somerset — Vauda McWilliams

Vauda Mae Hubble McWilliams, 82, of Franklin, Ind., passed away Monday,

March 3, 2014.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

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

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

Carl Mounce

Mr. Carl Everett Mounce age 81 of Somerset, KY passed away on Monday, March

3, 2014 at Celina Nursing and Rehabilitation in Celina, Tenn.  

He was one of four children born to the late Luther and Ora Carlton Mounce. Carl was born in the Drum community of Pulaski County on October 25, 1925. He was united in marriage to the late Luretha Woodall Mounce on April 1, 1945 in the Bent Community of Pulaski County.  To this marriage was born four children: Louie C. Mounce (and Ann) of Eubank, Ky., Anna Lou Suttle of Somerset, Johnny Aaron Mounce, deceased; and Carol June Mounce who died in infancy. Also surviving are two sisters, Juanita Gilliland and Willadean Winningham, both of Dayton, Ohio; six grandchildren, Angelia Suttle Wallen (and Mark), Greg Suttle (and Cathy), Joe Mounce (and Cassie Tucker Mounce), Tonya Absher, John Christopher Mounce, Emily Mounce Merrick (and Jason); and great-grandchildren; Savanah Mounce, Mckenna, Oliva, Lincoln and Sadie Merrick, Karissa Franklin, Lucas Tucker Haley Hadley; several cousins and friends and his beloved dog "Hot Shot.”

Carl was preceded in death by his parents; two children; one brother Harold J. Mounce; and a great granddaughter Gabby Merrick.  

He was a member of the Nelson Valley Baptist Church. Former owner of Mounce

Coal and Lumber and was a farmer.  Carl enjoyed working and fishing.

Visitation for Carl Mounce will be Friday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the chapel of Somerset Undertaking and Crematory.

 A service honoring the life of Carl Everett Mounce will be held on Saturday March 8, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Somerset Undertaking Co. and Crematory with the Rev. Grant Hardwick officiating.  

Burial will follow in the Pine Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Gideon Bibles. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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