Commonwealth Journal


August 22, 2013

Mable Hunton

Somerset —  Mable Thelma Arnett Hunton, age 84, of Jackboro Street in Somerset, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 surrounded by her children.

Mable was born on March 19th, 1929, to that late Osco and Susan (and Ford) Arnett in Scotts, Ill. She was a member of Gospel Tabernacle of Somerset, loved crocheting, sewing, quilting and spending time with her family.     

She is survived by two sons, Donnie Ray (and Lela) Hunton of Franklin, Ky., Terry (and Glena) Hunton of Bowling Green, Ky.; four daughters; Teresa (and Jerry) Hall of Somerset, Ky., Pam Hunton Bray of Somerset, Ky., Sherry Sears (and Edwin) Smirk Sears of Somerset, Ky., Regenia (and Tracey) Dykes of Somerset, Ky.; 15 grandchildren, Tracey Jenkins, Lana Krutsinger, Jonathan Hunton, Denise Dismuke, Chris Loy, Nicholas Loy, Codey Loy, Angie Flora, Jamie Mills, T. Jay Hall, Kristy Hall Bray, Jessica Bray Mitchell, Justin Bray, Jimbo Hawkins, and Sami Jo Hawkins; 17 great grandchildren, Blake Bushue, Jordan Mueller, Alexis Mueller, McKenzie Krutsinger, Briana Krutsinger, Caleb Hunton, Kyle Hunton, Braddix Hunton, Asa Dismuke, Austin Mills, Aarron Flora, Kaitlyn Flora, Jasmine Hall, Callie Hall, Jaycie Hall, Kelsey Bray, Kacen Bray; two great-great-grandchildren, Jasmine Bushue and Journey Bushue; and two sister in-laws; Lois Arnett, and Gladys Arnett.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Hunton, whom she married on December 27, 1947 in Franklin, Ky.; four brothers, Clarence Arnett, James Arnett, George Arnett, and Raymond Arnett; two sisters, Gertrude Phillips, Grace Yates; and a grandchild, Susan Leaynne Hunton.

Visitation will be today at 11 a.m. with her funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Hall officiating.

Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy can be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Mable Thelma Hunton.

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

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    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.
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    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.
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