Mary Lorene ‘Rene’ Hanking
CAVE CITY – Mary Lorene “Rene” Hanking, 74, of Cave City, passed away Wednesday Dec. 26, 2012, at her home after an extended illness.
Rene loved God, her family and friends and her church. She was an inspiration to all who knew her. She will be remembered by her faith, joy and love in the midst of suffering. Rene was a member of Barren County Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Charles; a daughter, Karen Elaine Lievers (Russ), of Jeffersonville, Ind.; a grandson, Aaron Joseph Lievers (Viki), of Georgetown, Ind.; a granddaughter, Mary Hayley Lievers, of Jeffersonville, Ind.; her mother, Bernice Coomer, of Hiseville; five sisters, Jo Anne Gooden, of Louisville, Judy Gossom, of Oakland, Kathy Pollack, of California, Teresa London (Randy), of Hiseville and Vickie Coomer Mosby, of Glasgow; four brothers, Kenneth Coomer (Ann), of Clarksville, Ind., Phillip Coomer (Sharon), of Alvaton, and Michael Coomer and Tim Coomer (Cherri), both of Hiseville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Coomer.
A celebration of Rene’s life will be 10 a.m. Saturday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday.
Jackie Elizabeth West Jackson
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Jackie Elizabeth West Jackson, 62, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Indianapolis.
She was born March 31, 1950, to Tom Ellen Buford West and the late Guy West. She attended Glasgow Schools and was employed by T.J. Samson Community Hospital and later by Winona Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis. In later years, she did private duty nursing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roosevelt Jackson, and sons, Stacey Tyrone West Sr. and Darius Wilson.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her mother, Tom Ella West; grandsons, Stacey West Jr. and Darius West; a great-grandson; sisters, Joann Howard and Joyce Webb; brother, William Guy “Billy” West; niece and nephew that Jackie raised, Teresa Webb and John Adams; nieces, Phyllis McPhear, Neysa Howard, Terri McKenzie, Quenna Howard, and June Button; nephew, William Guy West Jr.
Visitation with the family will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with a graveside service immediately following at Oddfellow Cemetery.
Frankie Rector Martin
SMITHS GROVE – Frankie Rector Martin, 85, of Smiths Grove, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late Clifton Rector and Venus Cox Rector, and wife of the late Beckham Martin Jr.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Oakland Baptist Church, with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.