Commonwealth Journal


October 17, 2013

Obituaries for Thursday, October 17, 2013


On Oct. 13, 2013, Cora entered into her eternal rest and she will be tremendously missed. 
She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Eric Barnes (Bernice) and Ronald Barnes of Somerset, Ky., Jeffery Duke of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Carmita Duke and Tracy Duke Arnold of Columbus, Ga.
Clifford Bailey, Brian Warford and Tina Marie Duke preceded her in death. 
She is also survived by eight sisters, Mary Hyde, Rosa Strayhorn, Frances White (Harold), Lavern Gordon (Denny), Jessie Mae Mcday, Jessie Lee McDay, Priscilla Mann (Tony), Ella Richardson (Milton), Marie McDay, and Barbara McDay. 
Joseph Duke, James Duke Jr., George Duke, Elsie McDay and Nancy Duke preceded her in death. 
She is survived by 17 grandchildren, Christopher, Ladonna, Jeffery II, Alex, Shannon, Justin, Enrika, Tiffany, Jeisherie, La’Cori, Re’Shae, Jewelyn, Jeneva, Jordan, Isaiah, Japheth, Michael “PJ,” and Diamond; and eight great-grandchildren, Trinae, Ryan, Brooklyn, Lea, Asharri, Autumn Grace, Trinity and MeAshia. 
Her granddaughter, Farrah Rose, preceded her in death. 
She is also survived by a special son, Darryl Cole, and a special daughter, Veronica Hall (Darian). 
Vistiation will be held Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 after 6 p.m. at the Friendship Baptist Church in Lincoln Heights, Ohio. 
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Clifton Church of Christ in Cincinnati, Ohio.Burial will be in the Landmark Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio. 
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
Willie Zink
Willie H. Zink, 82, of Somerset, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at the Renaissance Terrace Nursing Home in Harriman, Tenn. He was born in Poland on Jan. 19, 1931 to the late Harold and Ema Zink.  
He was the previous owner of Buck Creek Boat Dock from 1983 until it was sold in 2010. In his spare time he enjoyed biking, swimming, gunsmithing and participating in triathalons. Willie was of the Presbyterian Faith.

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