HORSE CAVE — James Henry Bunnell, 84, of Horse Cave, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Caverna Memorial Hospital.
A son of the late Henry R. Bunnell and Ruby Johnson Bunnell, he was born in Munfordville on June 13, 1928.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Leuna Bunnell; daughter, Lisa Willian and husband, Tim, of Munfordville; son Timothy Bunnell of Cleveland, TN; sister, Mary K. Bunnell, of Munfordville; three brothers, Jerry and Jack Bunnell, and Charles Rhea Bunnell, of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren, Michael Willian and fiance Lauren, of Bowling Green, Andrew Willian and wife Samantha, of Bowling Green, Brittany Banister, of Bowling Green, and Morgan Clayton, of Bowling Green; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, James Allen Bunnell; a sister, Betty Jo Bunnell; and four brothers, Kenneth, Max, Teddy and Tony Bunnell.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Goodman Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 2 to 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
GLASGOW — Evelyn Aline Chambers, 89, of Glasgow, died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the home of her grandson at Merry Oaks.
She was born in Barren County, a daughter of the late Samuel and Hallie Wisdom Jones. Her husband was the late Marshall Chambers.
Mrs. Chambers was a nurse’s aide at T.J. Samson Community Hospital and was a member of the First Church of The Nazarene in Glasgow. She is survived by a son, Gary Coleman Chambers (Judy), of Portland, TN; two grandchildren, Ben Chambers (Mary), of Merry Oaks, and Shannon Sieck (Eric), of St. Petersburg, FL; two great-grandchildren, Leah Chambers and Alex Sieck; one brother, Bill Jones (Margaret), of Glasgow; three sisters, Jane Hunt, Nelda Moore (Gene) and Rosemary Thomas, all of Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Wilbur and Wendell Jones.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 23, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 until 8 p.m.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, 600 E. Main St., Glasgow, KY 42141.
MOUNT HERMON — U.S. Air Force retired Maj. Edgar Erwin Edelberg, 86, of Mount Hermon, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at his home.
Edgar was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 5, 1926, a son of the late Emma and Phillip Edelberg. He was married to Joyce Marie (Pershing) Edelberg, who survives.
He is also survived by three daughters, Edie Eqwuonwu, of Georgia, Ester Goldblatt, of Virginia, and Eve Edelberg, of Florida.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Norman Edelberg, and one sister, Lucille Myers.
Cremation was chosen by the family with a memorial service to be at a later date.
Yokley-Trible funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Samuel Sears Jr.
LEXINGTON — Dr. Samuel Sears Jr, EdD, of Lexington, and Fort Myers, Fla., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at his residence in Lexington.
He was born Nov. 10, 1928, in Glasgow, to Col. and Mrs. Sam Sears. He received his bachelor’s degree from Centre College in 1950, his master’s degree from WKU and in 1967 received his Doctorate in Education from UK. He taught public school and was the football coach at both Glasgow High School and Lebanon High School. He also worked for Jessamine County Schools as Supervisor of Instruction and Fayette County Schools, before joining the Legislative Research Commission, for the Kentucky General Assembly, as assistant director. He retired in 1988 and spent many years traveling and playing golf. Sammy never missed an opportunity to defend his opinion.
He was a wonderful and giving father, husband and friend. Surviving are his wife Carolyn Sears; his two children, Kathleen Sears (Dallas Law) and Samuel Sears III (David Sparks) and their mother, Grace Woodward, all of Lexington; a sister, Barbara Murdock, of Nashville, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Ruth Hundley.
He served in both the Kentucky National Guard and in combat during the Korean Conflict as Captain in the 623rd Field Artillery, where he received the United Nations Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal and the Bronze Star.
The Family would like to thank Fran Reynolds, Charlie McAdams and Phyllis McAdams for their compassionate care given to Sammy during his last months.
Memorial services and military rites to be announced at a later date. Donations are suggested to the Southern Poverty Law Center in Memory of Samuel Sears Jr. Kerr Brothers – Main Street is in charge of local arrangements.
CAVE CITY — Mikel Dean Winchester, 53, of Cave City, died Friday, July 20, 2012, at his residence. He was a native of Cumberland County and was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife Gloria Moore Winchester; one son, Shane Mikel Winchester (Monica); one daughter, Amy Winchester Griggs (Jeremy); four grandchildren, Mason Griggs, Maddox Griggs, Jackson Cole, and Lola Kate Winchester; his mother, Ines Love Winchester; 10 brothers, Bennie Winchester (Liz), Danny Winchester (Kathy), Lonnie Winchester (Debbie), Leymon Winchester (Bonnie), Ricky Winchester (Donna), William Winchester, Lonus Winchester (Donna), Stoney Winchester, Junior Winchester (Judy), and Jessie Winchester; five sisters, Wanda Cross (Leroy), Nina Vibbert, Helen Estes (David), Ann Trejo (Juan), and Donna Matamoros (Michael); several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ira Leslie Winchester; one brother, David Hall Winchester; and one sister, Minnie Sue Smith.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
William Baine, 81, of Glasgow
Funeral arrangements for Mr. Baine are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
Ruby Bowman Boswell, 87, of Louisville
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Monroe County. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and after 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Billy Ray McClellan, 70, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12 at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade with Brother Kelvin Copas officiating. Interment will be at New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 11.
Terri Shoemaker, 56, of Edmonton
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with family receiving visitors at 2 p.m.
Lilly Christine Firkins, 88, of Cave City
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, with burial in the Cave City Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday.
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Roger L. Kessinger, 81, of Cub Run
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 12. Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, at Brooks Funeral Home with Brother Gerald Murphy officiating. Interment will be at Cub Run Cemetery, Cub Run.
Sue Chaney, 68, of Munfordville
Funeral services for Sue Chaney will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home, with Bro. John Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Community Cemetery at Magnolia. Visitation continues after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Sarah Ann Thomas Pace, 76, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation was Monday at the funeral home.
Evert Burchett, 87, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by DAV Chapter No. 20. Visitation was Monday.
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