Commonwealth Journal


September 12, 2013

Obituaries for Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Somerset — Marina Campbell

Marina R. Campbell Age 22 of Somerset, Ky. passed away Wednesday September 11, 2013 at her home.

She was born on December 11, 1990 in Somerset, Ky. to Donald and Sharron Taylor Price of Science Hill, Ky.

Marina was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed crafting, drawing, painting and writing poetry. She also enjoyed playing soccer in her school years and loved her dog Courage.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather, James Taylor; a cousin, Thomas Burris; and grandparents, Junior and Ruby Price.

She is survived by her parents; her husband, William Campbell; one brother, Donald (and Amber) Price of Tateville, Ky.; one sister, Tabitha (and Michael) Vanhook of Ferguson, Ky.; maternal grandmother, Lois Taylor of Ferguson, Ky.; and grandfather-in-law Floyd Campbell and mother-in-law Rachel Kirkpatrick. She is also survived by numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Visitation will be held today after 5 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Jamie Taylor and Bro. Richard Gossett officiating.

Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Southern Oaks F uneral Home in charge of arrangements.      

Greg Farmer

Gregory John "Greg" Farmer Sr., 50, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center.

He was born in Somerset, Ky., on August 15, 1963, son of Ralph and Jean Hunt Farmer. He was a Gospel Illusionist and Evangelist. He was a member of High Street Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Sue Poynter Farmer of Somerset; one son, Gregory John "G.J." (and Hillary Ann Thompson) Farmer Jr. of Florence, SC; one daughter, Laura Sue Farmer (and Seth Aaron) Tilley; his parents, Ralph and Jean Farmer; one brother, Rocky (and Sheila) Farmer, all of Somerset; one grandchild, Gregory John "Jack" Farmer III; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2013 at East Somerset Baptist Church with Bro's. Ed Amundson and Darvie Fenison officiating and David Morris, board member of Greg Farmer Evangelistic Ministries, will speak about Greg's ministry.

Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at East Somerset Baptist Church.

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

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

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  • Viola Nichols

    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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