Commonwealth Journal


March 20, 2014

Obituaries for Friday, March 21, 2014


Somerset — Easton Hutchison

Easton Knox Hutchison, infant son of Jeremy and Stacey Hutchison, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

He was born in Somerset, Ky., on March 18, 2014.  

He is survived by his parents, Jeremy and Stacey Branscum Hutchison; one sister, Emmary Hutchison; one brother, Eyan Hutchison, all of Science Hill; paternal grandparents, Lisa Hutchison of Bronston and Steve Hutchison of Monticello and maternal grandparents, Audrey and Elbert Branscum of Eubank.

Private services will be held.

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

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:


Helen Hyden

Helen Darlene Hyden, 69, of Mount Victory, departed this life on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center in Somerset.

Helen was born on June 6, 1944, in Sandy Gap, Ky., to the late Mack and Beulah Moore Higgins. She married Glenn Hyden, in November of 1961 in Somerset. She worked at the Palm Beach Company of Somerset for 15 years. Helen was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her sons, James Hyden and Louis (and Judy) Hyden, both of Somerset; her daughter, Penny (and Doug) Mounce, of Somerset; brothers, Mack Higgins, of Louisville, James "Jim" Higgins, of Shopville, Johnny Higgins, of Petros, Tenn., and Joe Higgins, of Lansing, Tenn.; five of her

sisters, Sandy Creech, of Ano Community, Connie Higgins, of Lansing, Tenn., Frankie Ford, of Sunbright, Tenn., Pam Swint, of Tenn., and Nellie Clore, also of Tennessee; three grandchildren, Ashley Hyden, Kyle Hyden and Nicole Roark; three great-grandchildren, Kody Roark, Dylan Roark and Xander Creech; and several special nieces and nephews, including Sheila Morgan and Steven Higgins.

Preceding Helen in death are her parents; her husband, Glenn, who passed away in 2004; their son, Carl Wayne Hyden; her brother, Ronald Higgins; two of her sisters, Patsy Higgins and Janie Higgins; her half-sister, Janice Sams; and a grandson, Shawn Creech.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 21, 2014, after 6 p.m., at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.  

A graveside service will be held at 12 noon Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Mount Victory Cemetery.  Interment will be in Mount Victory Cemetery.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Helen Darlene Hyden.

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