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Maggie Rains

Maggie Rains, age 82, of Tackett Creek Road, Williamsburg, departed this life on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at her home.

She was born on August 17, 1936 in Williamsburg, to the late Zebadiah and Beulah (Luttrell) Anderson.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Rains; a son, Junior Rains and three grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Hurst (Freddy) and Opal Hurst (Donnie) of Williamsburg; four sons, Irvin Rains and David Rains (Carolyn) of Corbin and Kenneth Rains and Glenn Rains (Emma) of Williamsburg; a sister, Mary Ruth Hill of Williamsburg; six grandchildren, Crystal Rains (who she raised as her daughter), Shawnda Rains Cornette (Mike), Jacob Rains, Ethan Rains, Donald Hurst and Freddie Hurst; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild, and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, at Croley Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, February 21, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chuck Evans officiating.

She will be laid to rest in the Maple Creek Cemetery in Williamsburg.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfh.com.

Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Mable Marie Monroe

Mable Marie Monroe, 76, of Corinth Cemetery Road, Corbin, passed away Sunday evening at her residence.

Memorial services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the

Laurel Funeral Home Chapel with Sister Darlena Barton officiating.

Visitation will be held Wednesday from 12 Noon until the service hour at Laurel Funeral Home.

 

Mae Williams

Mae Williams, 88, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019, at her home in Woodbine.

She was a member of Level Green Baptist Church.

Born October 29, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Faith and Sarah Lewis. In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Epheriam Williams; son, Charles Hughes; and daughter, Patricia Crisp.

She leaves behind three daughters: Faye Taylor, Kathy Cox, and Carolyn Troxell and husband Earl; 11 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren; other relatives and numerous friends. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, February 21, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Raymond Hampton officiating.

Burial will follow in Corn Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

Messages of condolence may be left at www.hartfhcorbin.com.

 

James Dewey Jarboe

James Dewey Jarboe, 68, of Sukey Hollow Road, Williamsburg, departed this life on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Williamsburg Health and Rehab Center.

He was born on December 7, 1950 in Jellico, TN to the late George and Virgie (Anderson) Jarboe.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Roxanne Beckley.

James was a member and deacon of Mt. Ash Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Martha (Ball) Jarboe of Williamsburg; two daughters, Joy Petrey (Herb Jr.) and Kim Bennett (Brent) of Williamsburg; five brothers, Clarence Jarboe (Joyce) of Miami, OH, David Jarboe (Linda) of Saxton, Eddie Jarboe (Ann) of Knoxville, TN, Jerry Jarboe (Mary) of Saxton, and Mike Jarboe of Saxton; three grandchildren, Clay Bennett, Logan Bennett and Jackson Petrey of Williamsburg; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, February 19, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Carpenter and Rev. Billy Howell officiating.

He will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, at the Moses Addition of Pleasant View Cemetery.

Graveside Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #88 of Corbin.

David Powers, Trey Jarboe, Ryan Jarboe, Clay Bennett, Logan Bennett and Jackson Petrey will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfh.com.

Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Garnett Ridener

Garnett Ridener, 73, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019, at his home in Cincinnati, OH.

Born December 1, 1945, he was the son of the late Emby and Blumie Ridener.

Always considered to be very lucky, he was a loveable man who enjoyed interacting with people and fishing.

In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Ridener; his son, Bill Asbury; and grandson, John Jackson, Jr.

He leaves behind a daughter, Kathy Jackson and husband John; granddaughter, Kristy Jackson; several great grandchildren; and three sisters: Georgia Earls and husband Otis, Dolores Hinkle, and Geraldine Lemons and husband Jerry; other family members and numerous friends.

He was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor James Hodge officiating.

Burial will follow in Wolf Pit Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

Messages of condolence may be left at www.hartfhcorbin.com.

 

Harold Brooks Dowdy

Harold Brooks Dowdy, 84, of Lafollette, TN passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Lafollette Health and Rehab.

He was born April 21, 1934 in New Albany Mississippi.

Brooks is preceded in death by his parents, Lavell and Lucille Dowdy; brothers: William Gray Dowdy, Jimmy Dowdy,

He is survived by his wife, Helen “Jackie” Lindsay Dowdy; son, Scott Dowdy; daughter, Traci Leigh Dowdy; grandchildren, Jodan Brook Dowdy, Jenna Slaughter, Ryan Scott Dowdy and wife Taryn, Clayton Dowdy; brothers, Chester Ray Dowdy, Billy Wayne Dowdy; sisters, Lula Manning, Betty Joyce Dowdy, Bonita “Birdie” Exone; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family to mourn his passing.

The funeral service was held Monday, February 18, at the Harp Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Sutton officiating.

Military honors were presented by the American Legion Honor Guard Post 154 (Elk Valley).

Brook’s wishes were to be cremated following his funeral service.

Harp Funeral Home of Jellico was in charge of arrangements.

 

Benny Craig Hamblin

Benny Craig Hamblin, 61, of Williams-burg, passed away Tuesday evening, February 12, 2019 at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.

He was born on February 9, 1958 in Jellico, TN to Benny Matt Hamblin and the late Billie June (Teague) Hamblin.

He was a member of Anthras Baptist Church. He served his country for 17 years in the United States Navy. He was a graduate of Jellico High School – Class of 1976.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ben Hamblin and Dorothy (Hackler) Hamblin; maternal grandparents, Bill Teague and Tennie (Marlow) Teague; paternal great-grandparents, Matt Hamblin and Myrtle (Carroll) Hamblin and Charles Hackler and Tressie (Neely) Hackler; maternal great-grandparents, Garrett Teague and Martha (Leach) Teague and Hogan Marlow and Martha (Jones) Marlow; uncles, Bobby Charles Hamblin, Charles Huddleston, Lamar Sturgil, Wayne Garland, Charles Hackler, Clarence (Bud) Hackler; great-aunt, Charlotte (Hackler) Sowder; first cousins, Randy Hamblin and Barton Siler; step-mother, Easter Janet Moses Hamblin; step-brothers, Mike Moses and David Moses.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his sons, Nathan Craig Hamblin, and wife, Dodi Deanne, of Murfreesboro, TN and Morgan Netzela, of La Follette, TN; brother, Steve Hamblin, of Athens, TN; grandson, Jayce Mayse; uncles, Vann Ed (Hector) Hamblin, and wife, Sylvia, of Clairfield, TN, Larry Hamblin, and wife, Jan, of Ida, MI, Curtis Teague, and wife, Geneva, of Duff, TN, Benny Teague, and wife, Jennifer, of La Follette, TN; aunts, Barbara (Hamblin) Sturgil, of Deale, MD, Kaye (Hamblin) Steele, of Indianhead, MD, Gayle (Hamblin) Huddleston, of Eagan, TN, Jean (Hamblin) Garland, of Swanton, OH, Ann (Teague) Siler Allen, of La Follette, TN, Johnnie (Teague) Lawson, and husband, Junior, of Sidney, OH; great-uncles, Van Hackler, and wife, Anna, of Toledo, OH; nephews, Robert Matthew Hamblin and Eric Moses and fiancée, Shelby Pierce; niece, Stephanie Hamblin; great-nephews, Sidney Hamblin and Bradley Campbell; great-nieces, Hannah Hamblin and Kylie Campbell; two special friends, Gail Petrey and Carolyn Peace and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

The funeral service was held Saturday, February 16, at the Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry King officiating.

The burial immediately followed in the Marlow Cemetery in the Roses Creek Community.

Military graveside honors provided by American Legion Honor Guard, Arlie Long Post # 154.

Cox & Son Funeral Home of Jellico was in charge of all arrangements.

 

Charles L. Stephens Jr.

Charles L. Stephens Jr., MD, 84, passed away at his home on January 31, 2019.

He was a graduate of Williamsburg High School, University of Kentucky and University of Louisville College of Medicine.

After graduating from medical school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served four years as a medical doctor with a rank of captain.

After completion of his service, he returned to Kentucky and completed a residency in pathology at the University of Kentucky. He was a pathologist for many years at St. Luke Hospital in Ft. Thomas, KY and later as a forensic pathologist with the Northern Kentucky Crime Lab.

He was the proud owner of a cattle farm in Salvisa, KY.

He was preceded in death by his parents; father, Charles L. Stephens Sr.; mother, Mildred Stephens Sheils; and step father, Edward Sheils.

He is survived by his partner, Nancy Kruger; son, Lee Stephens (Joanne); daughter, Beth Stephens Penn (Kevin); grandchildren, Tyler Stephens, John Penn, Katie Penn; brothers, Henry Stephens (Betsey) and Mark Stephens (Karen) and several nieces and nephews who will miss Uncle Charles.

 

Daniel Weston Knox Gentry

Daniel Weston Knox Gentry, 4 months, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Lafollette Medical Center.

He was born October 5, 2018 in Knoxville, TN.

Daniel is preceded in death by his grandmother: Virginia Gail Gentry.
He is survived by his father, Daniel Gentry; mother, Desiree Paige Elliott; grandparents, Kelley Sweet and John “Fuzz” Baker, Kurt Veach, Todd Gentry, Larry Jo Sweet; great grandparents, Nyoka Daniels, Linda and Jeff Partin, Pam & Jeff Lewis, Lawrence Veach, Kelly Kellogg; aunts and uncles, Keyonna Sweet, Amber Gentry, Christopher Gentry; great aunt and uncle, Joe and Christie Elliott; and a host of friends and family to mourn his passing.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, at the Harp Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. with Rev. Earl Powers officiating.

Burial will follow in the Douglas Cemetery (Wooldridge Community).

Harp Funeral Home of Jellico is in charge of arrangements.

 

Anna Lou Powell

Anna Lou Powell, 66, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday February 16, 2019 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.