Commonwealth Journal


November 27, 2013

Obituaries for Wednesday, November 27, 2013


Burial will follow in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.   
Pall Bearers will be Danny Mink, Jared Mink, Darron Burkett, Billy Burkett, Ricky Mink, Jerry Burkett, Jr.  Chuck Girdler and Eddie Bill Ping.  
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy make take the form of contributions to the
Immanuel Baptist Church, 808 Bourne Ave., Somerset, Ky., 42501.
Edna Phelps
Edna Pearl Phelps, 97, of the Barnesburg Community, departed this life on Monday, November 25, 2013 at her residence.
Visitation for Edna Phelps will be on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.  
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Lake
Cumberland Funeral Home.  
Bro. Tony Hall and Bro. Austin Campbell will officiate the service.  
Interment will be in Barnesburg Cemetery.  
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to Barnesburg Baptist Church or Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
A complete obituary will be published in Friday, November 29 edition.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Edna Pearl Phelps.
Shannon Simpson
Shannon Rae Shepherd Simpson, 44, of Science Hill, Ky., passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Jean Waddle Care Center, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
She was born in Lexington, Kentucky on April 27, 1969, daughter of Brenda Gail Dalton Shepherd and the late William "O. Shep" Shepherd. She was a former loan officer for Tri-County Mortgage and a member of Science Hill Christian Church. 
She is survived by her mother, Brenda Gail Shepherd of Science Hill; one brother, William Jared (and Alisha) Shepherd of Science Hill; one sister, Billie Gail Shepherd Martin (and Ryan) of Somerset; niece Lilly-Ann Young; nephew Daniel Young; two goddaughters, Nikki Dalton and Kristen Dalton; and a host of other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, William "O. Shep" Shepherd; maternal grandparents, Lewis and Irene Dalton; and paternal grandparents, William T. and Jessamine Shepherd.
A funeral service will be held at 12 noon Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Gordy Prather and Bro. Charles Lucas officiating.
Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Shannon Rae Shepherd Simpson Memorial Fund.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

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