Commonwealth Journal


December 26, 2012

Stanley Mounce


Stanley C. Mounce went to his home in heaven Dec. 24, 2012.
He was born July 4, 1955 in the White Lily Community to Edward and Caroline Mounce.
Stanley was a beloved husband, devoted father, and paw-pa. He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved wife Ruby Kaye Mounce, whom he married on June 18, 1976. 
From this union they were blessed with three sons, Scott Mounce, Josh Mounce (and his wife Kendra), and Tyler “T.J.” Mounce; and one grandchild, who was the love of his life for the past three years, Caroline Grace Mounce.
He is survived by his father Edward Mounce; five sisters, Cheryl Mounce, Alice Mounce, Kim (and James) Weaver, Patricia (and Ray) Tomlison, and Pam (and Frank) Meece; and four brothers, Phillip (and Louise) Meece, Kenny (and Pam) Mounce, Danny (and Donna) Mounce, and Lyndon Mounce; sisters-in-law, Zena (and Tony) Phelps, Wilma Dykes and Retha Tomlison; brothers-in-law, Chelbie (and Lona) Tomlison, and Danny Tomlison; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews whom he all loved very dearly.
He was preceded in death by his mother Caroline Mounce; his mother-in law Ruby Tomlison; his father-in-law Oather Tomlison; brother-in-law Jim Dykes; and his nephew Dewayne Meece.
He was the owner of Mounce Concrete Finishing, a family-owned and operated business for the past 25 years. Prior to this, he was also an employee of Ready Mix Concrete and the City of Somerset.
He was a volunteer firefighter (Former Fire Chief(C-12)) for White Lily Fire Department for over 25 years and he was a member of the Pulaski County Rescue Squad.
He was a recent member of Calvary Baptist Church where he served as Deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was a past member of Malvin Hill Baptist Church where he also served in many different positions.

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    Viola Keith Nicholas was born Sept. 5, 1921 to the late William and Alice Jones Keith and she departed this life to her eternal home on April 7, 2014, having attained the age of 92 years.
    She was a devoted wife to the late Wesley Nicholas for 50 years. She was a faithful member at Grave Hill Baptist Church where she taught the Ladies Sunday School class for many years. She retired from the Pulaski County Board of Education. After retirement she served as a foster grandparent at Oakwood Training Facility for special needs children. She also volunteered at the Burnside Elementary preschool program, giving her time, talents and love to the 3 and 4 year old children whom she adored.
    Viola is survived by two daughters, Diana (and Austin) Alton, and Tana (and Tom) Chesney; one son, Rex Nicholas; and three brothers, Robert (and Barbara) Keith, Danny (and Ann) Keith, and David (and Ellen) Keith.  
    She was also blessed with many grandchildren and all were special to her.
    Other than her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two sons, Wayne Nicholas and Gale Nicholas; two grandsons, Ricky Alton and Michael Nicholas; a granddaughter, Karen Alton Cogdill; and the following siblings: Alicie Super, Emerine Neeley, Mattie Keith, Maggie Godsey, Bertha Duncan, Clara Helton, Otis Keith, Clora Hardwick, Vergie Keith, Grover Keith, Mertie Yeskie, Lowell Keith, Joyce Sellers, Bill Keith, and Jim Keith; and the following step-siblings: Murphy Owens, Geneva Hill, Louise Fritts, and Reva Jones.
    Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Darry Hatfield and Bro. Doyle Worley officiating.
    Burial will follow in the Grave Hill Cemetery.
    The family of Mrs. Viola Keith Nicholas will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to The Grave Hill Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 85, Tateville, Ky. 42558, or Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, Ky. 42503.
    Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mrs. Viola Keith Nicholas.

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