Commonwealth Journal


October 24, 2013

Obituaries for Thursday, October 24, 2013

Donald Bray
Donald R. Bray, 50, of Eubank, Ky., passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Baptist Health in Lexington.
He was born in Somerset, Ky., on November 27, 1962, son of Truman and Oma Lee Huddleston Hargis.  He was a farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Julie "Tootie" Smith Bray of Eubank; his parents; one son, Josh Bray of Eubank and one brother, Daniel (and Vicki) Bray of Nancy.  
A special thanks to Anita Bray for her care and patience.
A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Brent Piatt officiating.
Visitation will be after 12 noon Saturday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at:
Florence Cooper
Florence G. Cooper, 88, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
She was born in Lynchburg, Va., on June 16, 1925, daughter of the late Daniel G. and Elgie Mills Golf. She was a cosmetologist for JC Penney.  She was a member of Union Church of Christ and the Science Hill Garden Club.
She is survived by her husband, Larry E. Cooper of Somerset; one son, Garry Cooper of Dayton, Ohio; two daughters, Linda Blevins of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Ruth Ellis of Dayton, Ohio; a brother, David Golf of Concord, Va.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She  was beloved by her 28 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Susan Shoop; five brothers and four sisters.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Ponder officiating.
Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery. 
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

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