Commonwealth Journal


October 9, 2013

Obituaries for Thursday, October 10, 2013

— James Gadberry

James D Gadberry, 90, of Somerset, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
James was preceded in death by his parents George Gadberry and Permelia Johnson Gadberry.
James was a Deacon at the First Christian Church, sang in the men's choir, was a member of the Orwin Men's Club, a self-taught carpenter and a handyman.
James is survived by his wife, Joyce Candler Gadberry; one son, James W Gadberry, Jr of Bangkok, Thailand; two daughters, Jeri (and Dwight) Moss of Somerset, and JoAnn (and Burnis) Whitaker of Somerset; three grandchildren, Christina Gadberry, Scott (and Erica) Adams of Paris, Ky., and Aaron J Moss; and one great-grandchild, Ashton Adams.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Jack Gadberry and one sister, Mary Catherine Linville.
Visitation for James will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the First Christian Church of Somerset. 
A celebration of life honoring the life of James will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the First Christian Church, Somerset with Reverend Chuck Adams officiating.
Interment will follow at Somerset Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Building Fund at First Christian Church.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at
Eunice Muse
Eunice Catherine Watson Muse, 99, joined her Heavenly Father on Oct. 3, 2013 after a long and active life.
She was born in 1914 to K.D. and Bessie Campbell Watson in Stamping Ground. 
A graduate of Henry Clay High School, she attended Eastern Kentucky University where she met her future husband, Jesse, and they married in 1935. Eunice spent her life enjoying her family, her church, flowers, antiques, golf, and friends. Her life was highlighted by her associations with Broadway Christian Church as a member since 1927, Lafayette Homemakers, Evergreen Garden Club, Fayette Women’s Golf Association, Tates Creek Country Club, Longview Country Club, The Lafayette, and Lexington Country Place. She was honored as Lexington’s Womens Sports Federation Senior Woman of the Year in 1996. 

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