Commonwealth Journal


September 12, 2013

Obituaries for Friday, Sept. 13, 2013


Somerset — Judith Linkes

Judith Ann Linkes, 67, of Somerset, Ky., departed this life on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends

Visitation for Judy Linkes will be on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. with the funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at Science Hill Christian

Church with Bro. Charles Lucas officiating.  

Burial will be at Science Hill Cemetery.  

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Science Hill Christian Church in memory of Judith Ann Linkes.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangement for Judith Ann Linkes.   

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:

Rachel Phelps

Rachel D. Phelps, 88, of Somerset, Ky., departed this life Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center of Lake Cumberland.

Mrs. Phelps was born on July 6, 1925 in Burnside, Ky., to the late Jess and Nellie Jones Loveless. She was a homemaker. Loved by all that knew her, she was a kind and loving mother, grandmother and friend. Her smile lit up the room. She was an active member of Church of the Living God until the time of her death. She was a faithful servant to the Lord all of her life, and as her reward, she sits at the feet of Him now, no longer suffering, no longer in pain.  Although her family has lost their matriarch, Heaven has gained a beautiful angel.  

She is survived by five sons, Paul Phelps of Science Hill, Ky., Wendell (and Jeannie) Phelps of Somerset, Ky., David (and Sandra) Phelps of Somerset, Ky., Emery Jr. (and Virginia) Phelps of Science Hill, Ky., Gilbert (and Gail) Lovins of Cincinnati, Ohio; four daughters; Doris (and Charles) Goff of Somerset, Ky.,

Geneva Gee of Science Hill, Ky., Shirley (and Marvin) Bradford of Hamilton, Ohio, Elsie Wolford of Louisville, Ky.; 24 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and many great great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Emery William Phelps; two sons, Kenneth Phelps and Everett Phelps;three daughters, Virginia Phelps, Ruby Phelps, and Georgie Daulton; six brothers, Albert Loveless, Howard Loveless, George Loveless, Amos Loveless, Chester Loveless,

and Floyd Loveless; a sister, Lelia Godby; two grandchildren, Ronnie Young, Bernie Young; and a great-great-grandchild, Kinley Lyons.

Visitation for Mrs. Phelps was Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Her funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Raymond Ridner and Bro. Steve Bunch officiating.

Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

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

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Rachel D. Phelps.

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