Commonwealth Journal


March 15, 2014

Obituaries for Sunday, March 16, 2014

Somerset — Frank Burton

Frank Allen Burton, 81, of Somerset, Ky., passed away, Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on June 28, 1932 in Pulaski Co., Kentucky, son of the late George and Sis Burton. He lived at the same address since 1957. He was a retired business man and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Velma Norene Evans Burton; two sons, Douglas Allen (and Jennifer) Burton of Eubank, and Doyle Fray Burton of Somerset; one daughter, Julia Ann Burton of Somerset; one brother, Albert Burton; two sisters, Gladys Bray and Melba Nichols; three grandchildren,

Jessica (and Patrick) Butcher, Lucas (and Katie) Burton, Jacob (and Jamie) Burton; and great-grandchildren, Kobe, Kaelyn and Kyndal Butcher, Elise and Noah Burton.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Aaron Burton and Youless Burton.

Visitation for Mr. Frank Allen Burton will be after 5 p.m., Monday March 17, 2014 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m., Monday March 17, 2014 at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Patrick Butcher and Bro. Slade Moore officiating.

Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family has requested expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Bethel Baptist Church building fund, or the Gideons International.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

Gladys Conn

Gladys Conn, 96, of Somerset, Ky., passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Jean Waddle Care Center.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.morrisandhislope.

Doris Dobson

Doris Ann Dobson, 71, of Somerset, Ky., passed away on Friday march 14, 2014 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born on December 22, 1942 in Somerset, Ky., to the late Lena Ellen Patterson.

She is preceded in death by her mother and her father, James Woolsey and one grandchild.

She was of the Pentecostal faith and a former caregiver for Stewart Home School in Frankfort, Ky.

She is survived by one son, Charles (and Kathryn) Collins of Somerset, Ky., and two daughters, Penny (and David Young) Dane of Stanford, Ky., and Tamela Stigall of Somerset, Ky.; five brothers, George (and Gracie) Hollen of Murray, Ky., Charles (and Janice) Hollen of Murray, Ky., Larry (and Deidra) York of Benton, Ky., Matthew (and Barbara) York of Benton, Ky., and Billy (and Connie) Hamilton of Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Wanda (and Jay) Hayden of Louisville, Ky., and Sandra (and Gilbert) Lynn of Somerset, Ky.; also survived by five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at a later date by the family.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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