OBITUARIES 2010 to 2012


Knoxville News Sentinel (TN) - January 8, 2010
In Memory Of JANIE KNUCKLES-SOLES (SMILEY) 11/02/1947 - 01/08/2009 Especially Missed by Husband, Family, Friends and Church Members


April 6, 2010 Columbia Daily Tribune

Ryan Nuckolls, 22, of Columbia passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010.

Ryan was a junior at Columbia College. He was a member of the National Poet Society and Ivy Review, where he was a published poet.

Survivors include his parents, Kathy and Ron Onwezen of Columbia, and Russell Nuckolls of Independence; siblings Justin Nuckolls of Columbia and Nicole Testerman and husband Sgt. Nathan of El Paso, Texas; grandparents Larry and Sharee Garrett of Kansas City and Sharon and Rusty Nuckolls of Lone Jack; niece Olivia Testerman and nephew Grayson Testerman, both of El Paso; girlfriend, Britnie Keene of Columbia; and beloved dog Gonzo

Daily Independent, The (Ashland, KY) - June 12, 2010
Date of death: 02/23/1974 Age at death: 36 Lorie Nuckols - 1974-2010
Preston Funeral Home The Independent
Lorie Michelle Nuckols, 36, of Paintsville, died Thursday in Paintsville.  She was born Feb. 23, 1974, in Rowan County. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Goble Cemetery in West Van Lear.  There is no visitation. Preston Funeral Home in Paintsville is in charge of arrangements.daughter of Donald Robinson, died June 3.
She was a caregiver. Graveside service 1 p.m. Sunday, Goble Cemetery,

Roanoke Times, The (VA) - April 23, 2010
Arba Nuckolls Hall, 86, of Fancy Gap, Va., passed away Thursday, April 22,
2010. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Skyview Baptist Church,
Fancy Gap. Arrangements by VaughanGuynn-McGrady Chapel, Hillsville, Va.

Sacramento Bee, The (CA) - April 25, 2010
NUCKOLS, Horacesteen "Steen" Born April 21, 1950 in Acmar, Alabama, the third child of the late Taylor Catlin and Early Lee Catlin. Steen joined the Lord on April 19, 2010, leaving behind loving husband Herbert L. Nuckols, Jr.; daughter NaKisha Nuckols-Horton; son James Nuckols; and four grandchildren: Damian Allison, Deajon, Donovan, and Kayla Nuckols, and also a host of loving family and friends. Friends are welcome to visitation on Monday, April 26th from 3-7PM and may attend the celebration of her life on Tuesday, April 27th at 11AM, both at Thompson Rose Chapel, 3601 5th Ave., Sacramento CA 95817

Johnson Co, KY 6/16/2010 Paintsville Herald

Graveside services were held Sunday June 12 at 1 p.m. at the Goble Cemetery in West Van Lear, for Lorie Michelle Nuckols, 36, of Paintsville, who passed away on June 3 in Paintsville.She was born February 23, 1974, in Rowan County, daughter of Donald Robinson and the late Ida Blackburn Robinson.She was a self-employed caregiver.In addition to her father, she is also survived by one brother, Michael Robinson, of Morehead; and three sisters, Jennifer Robinson, of Salyersville, Mary Beth Robinson, of Morehead, and Donna Wagoner, of Sandy Hook.Services were conducted by Teddy Preston with burial in the Goble Cemetery.Arrangements under the direction of Preston Funeral Home, Paintsville.Paintsville Herald
16 June 2010 
 Burial: Goble Cemetery

Wytheville Enterprise June 16, 2010
Harry Ernest "Ernie" Johnson Jr. died Saturday, June 12, 2010 from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Ernest Johnson Sr., and his precious daughter, MacKenzie Kaytlin Inez Johnson. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of First Christian Church, where he served as a deacon and a member of the choir. He was an avid fisherman and he dedicated his life to his struggles and the struggles of others. Survivors include his wife, Tamela Ward Johnson of Saltville; daughter,
Cassandra Marie Johnson Nuckles of Glade Spring; sons, Garrison Lee Kopp of Glade Spring, Taylor Vance Kopp, and Harry Logan Johnson, both of the home; grandchildren, Jacob Lee Nuckles and Catherine Anne Grace Johnson, the lights of his life, of Glade Spring; parents, Shirley B. and Malcolm T. Haynes I, Saltville; sisters, Kelly J. and James R. Jones of Saltville, Lee Anna J. and Brandon Johnson of Marion, Susan H. and J.L. Eden of Damascus, and Lea Anna and Floyd Whitaker of Marion; brothers, William Kedric and Rhonda Johnson of Marion, Joseph D. and Jennifer Johnson of Saltville, Jeff and Beth Haynes of Tannersville, Malcolm T. and Tracy Haynes II of Glade Spring, and James Mark and Mitzi Haynes of Rural Retreat; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Hodge Osborne of Saltville; sister-in-law, Debbie and Mike DeBord of Glade Spring; brother-in-law, Alfred and Barbara Ward of Saltville; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at D.R. Henderson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Elizabeth Cemetery with Saltville V.F.W. Post 7328 conducting military honors. The family received friends from 2 until 4 p.m. Tuesday prior to the services. David Totten, Daniel DeBord, Scott Holmes, Shane Snead, Jimmy Maiden and Mark Holmes were pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Barry Solis, Gene Mink, Chuck Hagy, Mike Maiden

The Columbia Daily Tribune, August 6, 2010: (Missouri)
Ryan Nuckolls, 22, of Columbia passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Memorial Funeral Home, with funeral service following at 1 p.m.Ryan was a junior at Columbia College. He was a member of the National Poet Society and Ivy Review, where he was a published poet.
Survivors include his parents, Kathy and Ron Onwezen of Columbia, and Russell Nuckolls of Independence; siblings Justin Nuckolls of Columbia and Nicole Testerman and husband Sgt. Nathan of El Paso, Texas; grandparents Larry and Sharee Garrett of Kansas City and Sharon and Rusty Nuckolls of Lone Jack; niece Olivia Testerman and nephew Grayson Testerman, both of El Paso; girlfriend, Britnie Keene of Columbia; and beloved dog Gonzo.


Jan 29, 2011 Glasgow, Bowling Green KY
ALEXANDER, Lelia Virginia
76, of Glasgow, died Jan. 29, 2011, at a Glasgow nursing home.A native of Barren County, she was a retired nurse’s aide and cook and the Glasgow State Nursing Facility and later a housekeeper at SCRTC. She was a daughter of the late Georgie Leonard and Mollie Bell Gatewood Nuckols. She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Wayne Alexander.Funeral is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with burial in the Bearwallow Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.Survivors include four daughters, Marilyn Vasquez Phares and her husband, Ronald, of Killeen, Texas, Sherry Lynn Rice and Charlotte Alexander, both of Glasgow, and Joyce “Joise” Mondy and her husband, Larry, of Harker Heights, Texas; six sons, Bobby Ray Alexander and his wife, Drucilla, George Ernest “G.E.” Alexander and James Edward “Cookie” Alexander and his wife, Vela, all of Glasgow, Ronnie Lee Alexander and his wife, Bertha, of Cave City, Thomas Eugune Alexander of Cincinnati and Charlie Alexander of Temple Hill; seven sisters, Doretta Mae Wilson, Cherry Thomas Gore, Mamie Elizibeth Nuckols, Linda S. Hall, Janice Evlon Johnson, Patrisha Aline Nuckols and Hannah Bell Johnson; four brothers, Lenord Lee Nuckols, Barry Odell Nuckols, Charles Edward Nuckols and Paul Huston Nuckols; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.(Note- Mollie B Nuckols SSDI 6/16/1916-8/15/1997 Taylor Co, Campbellsville, KY) George L SSDI 4/26/1908-8/24/1995 Might have daughter Deborah b/d same 8/9/1943-2/11/2011. Family black in Census records
Published in Northern Virginia Daily on May 25, 2011
Shirley Ann Hamm, 68, of Front Royal, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Winchester Medical Center.A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Flint Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Hamm was born December 29, 1942, in Washington, VA, daughter of the late William Baker and Eva Mae Fincham Prince.She worked in the cafeteria at E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School in Front Royal.She was married to the late Harry B. Hamm, Sr.She is survived by a son, Harry B. Hamm, Jr. of Front Royal; five daughters, Marilyn Nuckles, Tammy Colton, Sadie Smith, Lisa Lamb, and Misty Hamm, all of Front Royal; nine grandchildren, Michael Kenney, Jr., Dennis Lamb, Jr., Jeremy Nuckles, Brandon Nuckles, Chelsey Hamm, Sara Colton, Amanda Smith, Jonathan Smith, and Ayden Hamm-Boies; three great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Kenney, Brooke Kenney, and Laynee Ray Lamb; a brother, Jimmy Prince; two sisters, Dorothy Middlebrook and Edith Cook; a step-brother, Wade Prince; and a step-sister, Ada Gosling.She was predeceased by a brother, Cover F. Baker; and three sisters, Valley "Ginny" Fewell, Gertrude "Debbie" Jenkins, and Eva Mae Sutherland.Pallbearers will be Jon Mark Smith, Dennis Lamb, Jason Boies, Tony Lamb, Stewart "Smokey" Prince, and Cover F. Baker, Jr.Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Kenney, Jr., Dennis Lamb, Jr., Jeremy Nuckles, Brandon Nuckles, Jonathan Smith, and Bubby Lamb.

Published in The Wichita Eagle on May 25, 2011
Rieland, Marie, 92, retired RN at Riverside Hospital and Newman Hospital in Emporia went to be with the Lord May 22, 2011. Marie was preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters: Ted, Oscar, Charles, Delbert Bonnel, Christine Knuckles, JoAnne Lauterbach, Jimmy Bonnel and son-in-law Patrick McCormally. Survivors are daughters Patricia (Calvin) Kissick of Wichita, Louise McCormally of Lincoln, NE, Mary (Mark) Koehn of Valley Center; son Joe (Jan) Rieland of South Hutchinson; 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Funeral service is 10:30 am Friday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Memorials can be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Richmond Times-Dispatch 5/26/2011
RAMSEY, Huela Chapman Jr., 60, of Chester, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Born in Lynchburg, he was preceded in death by his father, Huela C. Ramsey Sr.; and sister, Rita Patterson. Chapman is survived by his wife of 41 years, Hisaye; mother, Marie Ramsey; a son, Richard Ramsey; daughter, Angel Nuckols and husband, Rusty; three grandchildren, Jacob, Ashley, and Jesse Nuckols; two brothers, Dennis Ramsey and Mark Ramsey; nephews, Danny Pully and Michael Pully; and numerous other loving family members. Even toward the end of his life, Chapman loved to bring laughter into people's lives. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, May 27, 2011, at Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rte. 10), where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Sunset Memorial Park

Published in The Plain Dealer on June 8, 2011 (Cleveland, OH)
RICHARDS ROBERT S. RICHARDS, age 79 of Cleveland. U.S. Air Force Veteran. Loving father of Robert S. (Pam) Richards, Cheryl Richards, Raymond (Pam Bassinger) Richards and the late Randy and Russell Richards; brother of Mary (Tom) Knuckles, Jim (Jean) Richards, and the late Keith Richards. Grandfather of 17 and great grandfather of 24. Celebration of Life 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Huntsburg Congregational Church, 12435 Madison Rd., Huntsburg. Burial will follow at Windsor Cemetery. RUSSELL FUNERAL SERVICE in Middlefield handling arrangements

Sunday edition of the San Angelo Standard-Times. (Texas) 7/17/2011
SAN ANGELO - Kennard A. Moos, 88, died Friday, July 15, 2011. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson's Funeral Home. Service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Johnson Street Church of Christ with burial in Belvedere Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mary Moos of San Angelo; sister Virginia Goad; brother Earl Moos; children Connie Rogers of San Angelo, Dale Moos of San Angelo and Ginger Smith of Tuscola; stepchildren Jay Nuckols of Rockville, Md., David Nuckols of Brownsville, Sue Arent of San Antonio and Debra Tice of Houston.

PORTLAND - Edwin Harold Morgan Sr., "Ed", 84, died at 5:10 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2011 at his residence in Portland, IN. Ed was born in Geneva, IN on March 20, 1927 to Dennis Morgan and Flora (Shawver) Morgan. Both parents precede him in death. Ed married his first wife Ruth Ann (Hornbaker) Morgan on May 3, 1947, she died Nov. 4, 1993. Ed Later married Betty Irene (Fifer) Morgan on November 10, 1995 at the Portland Church of The Nazarene. He was retired from The Hartford City Overhead Door Co. in Hartford City in 1965 after 35 years of service. Ed was a Blackford Co. Farmer for many years. He also was a member of The Olive Branch Church of The Nazarene in Blackford Co. Ed was a United States Navy Vet. Serving from August 31, 1945 to April 23, 1946, Ed had received the Victory Medal, American Area Campaign Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal. Ed will be sadly missed by his wife, Betty Irene (Fifer) Morgan of Portland; daughter, Peggy L. (Husband Mike R.) Cole of Sullivan, IN: Son, Edwin H. Jr. "Ed" (wife - Nancy E.) Morgan of Muncie, IN; 4 grandchildren, Dave Cole, Jason Cole, Tisha Jones & Brad Davis: 14 Great Grand Children; 6 Great Great Grand Children; step-son, Sonny Lee (wife - Cindy) Nuckols of Parker City, IN; step-daughter, Joyce Ann Duke of Portland, IN; 2 step-grand children, Matthew Duke and Stephanie Lynn Nuckols; 2 step great grand sons; brother, Melvin Morgan of Portland, IN; 2 sisters, Imogene (Husband - Marvin) Bentz of Alaska & Pauline Reynard of Portland, IN; several nieces and nephews.Ed was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, grandson Chris Davis, 3 brothers John A. Morgan, Vernon "Jack" Morgan and Howard Morgan, sister Thelma Binegar.Funeral services for Ed will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 North High St, Hartford City, IN. 47348 with Rev. Dewey Miller of Olive Branch Church of The Nazarene officiating. Burial will follow at Twin Hill Cemetery in Pennville, Indiana.Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 1, 2011 and 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Keplinger Funeral Home.Memorials may be made to The Olive Branch Church of The Nazarene or The Blackford Co. Cancer Fund C/O Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 North High Street, Hartford City, IN 47348

The Gridley Herald Gridley CA 8/22/2011
Norma Rubel Pettersen, 55, of Clovis, California, passed away August 17, 2011, in Aptos, California, after a battle with cancer.
She is survived by her husband of thirty years, Erik Scott Pettersen, of Clovis; daughter Jennifer (Jeff) Bohner, of Clovis; and sons Gregory Nuchols and Matthew Pettersen; grandchildren Trever and Samantha Bohner, sister Barbara, of Seattle and Theresa, of Reno. She will also be greatly missed by parents-in-law Gary and Doris Pettersen, of Gridley, Steve (Rebecca) and Mark Pettersen, of Chico, Nancy (Lyle) Montgomery, of Colusa and Karen Cornell, of Oakland, as well as nieces and nephews Ryan, Patrick, Evan, Alex, Shelby and Cameron and many friends.

Camarillo CA 8/23/2011
Julie Marie Nuckols, 42, of Camarillo, passed away suddenly Aug. 23, 2011.She was born Oct. 28, 1968, to Garrett R. McCowen and Barbara M. McCowen. Julie was raised in Somis and graduated from Camarillo High School. She worked for many years as a debt collector.She leaves behind her son, Kyle Nuckols, of Camarillo; father, Garrett R. McCowen of Chiloquin, Ore.; mother Barbara M. McCowen of Somis; brother, Tim McCowen of Somis; sister, Anna Carieri of Simi Valley.

A gathering of family and friends for a memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, Sept. 3, at Perez Family Funeral Home, 1347 Del Norte Road, Camarillo. Assisting the family with funeral arrangements is the Perez Family Funeral Home in Camarillo, 983-3457

Augusta Co, VA 9/3/2011
— Jerry Lynn "Mouse" Marshall, 55, husband of Sharon (Michael) Marshall of 27 Crestone Lane, passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at Augusta Health in Fishersville. Mr. Marshall was born June 12, 1956, in Augusta County, a son of L. Lynwood and Shirley (Sheffer) Marshall. Jerry was a 1974 graduate from Stuarts Draft High School and was employed as the installation supervisor with Homestead Material Handling Co. for 33 years. He was a member of the National Hog Group, Verona Moose and an honorary member of Churchville Volunteer Fire and Rescue. "Mouse's" favorite pastimes were when he rode his Harley and went salt-water fishing. Jerry was a friend to all. Even in death, he was thinking of others for he was an organ donor so that others might live. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 19 years and his parents of Churchville, are a son, Christopher L. Marshall of Stuarts Draft; a stepson, Dustin A. Nuckoles of Churchville; a grandson, Lance C. Marshall; two brothers, Timmy B. Marshall and his wife, Cindy, of Staunton and Master Sgt. Sammy A. Marshall and his wife, Annica, of Maryland; an aunt and uncle, Darlene and Jamie Dorsey of Churchville; mother-in-law, Mary S. Michael of Churchville; brother-in-law, Eddie Michael and his wife, Frances, of Mount Solon; a number of cousins, nieces and a nephew; many special friends and co-workers; and his pets Harley Davidson, Kasper Davis and Wiggles. A celebration of Jerry's life will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, in the Coffman Funeral Home Chapel by Pastors Denny Sites and Matt Hann. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory and at other times at the residence of his mother, Shirley S. Marshall, at 15 Crestone Lane in Churchville. It is suggested that memorial contributions be made to Churchville Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 608, Churchville, VA 24421.In keeping with Jerry's request, casual attire for his service is appreciated. Those wishing to participate in "Mouse's" final motorcycle ride have been asked to gather at Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory by 3:15 p.m. Sunday prior to his service. Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory at 230 Frontier Drive in Staunton is in charge of his arrangements.
 KINSTON - Catherine Howard Hoffman of Kinston passed away on January 7, 2013, from respiratory failure. She was the daughter of Plato and Fleta Howard of Kinston. She is survived by a daughter, Holly Beth Hoffman and husband Travis Lee Knuckles; and granddaughter, Rachel Scarlett Knuckles all of Fairmont, West Virginia. A private graveside service was held Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Pinelawn Memorial Park, as requested by the deceased, with Pastor Dave Fishman officiating. Arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at (Paid obituary)

Mountain Press TN 9/5/2011
Robert Sanders Henson, 57, of Coker Creek, Tennessee, passed away at home from cancer on Saturday, September 3, 2011.He was born on September 6, 1953, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was a member of Epperson Presbyterian Church and Ironsburg Methodist Church in the Coker Creek community. He attended Southeast Missouri State University. Following college he worked for Sperry Rail Service and traveled the United States, Canada, and Australia with the company before leaving and becoming a master woodworker and furniture maker. He had shops In Townsend and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. He had a keen interest in literature, linguistics, and how things are made. He loved fishing, camping, old comedies, and bluegrass music. He has a strong sense of ethics and was appreciated for his humor, wit, compassion, and understanding. He was a wonderful husband, father, son, and brother and had a great love of God and His creation.Bob was joined in marriage to Shelly Minton on March 17,1990, by his beloved uncle Judge Rex A. Henson.Preceded in death by parents Judge John D. Henson and Billie Tedder Henson.Survived by wife of 21 years Shelly Minton Henson of Coker Creek; daughters Rebecca Starr Henson and Anna Marie Henson of Coker Creek; daughter Sarah Ann Henson of Michigan; son Dylan Jaymes Henson of New York; sister and brother-in-law Becky Henson Pollard and Rick Pollard; brother and sister-in-law Stephen Tedder Henson and Priscilla Henson; sister and brother-in-law Elizabeth Henson Knuckles and Mike Knuckles; niece Haley Knuckles; and nephew John-Michael Knuckles.Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at Sweetwater Memory Chapel. A private family graveside service will follow with Reverend Bill Clark officiating. Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, is in charge of the arrangements

Published in Des Moines Register from September 22 to September 23, 2011
John Robert Hamilton, 57, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at his home in Des Moines. He was born September 3, 1954 in Des Moines, to James and Theresa (Williamson) Hamilton.John enjoyed life to its fullest. He was a family man who worked and played hard. He loved helping others, spending time with his friends and family, snowmobiling, hunting, camping, and photography. John is survived by his children, Jennifer Hrubetz, Chuck Hamilton, and Lauren Hamilton; mother, Theresa Hamilton; step-mother, Donna Hamilton; siblings, Stanley Hamilton of Omaha, NE, Kevin Hamilton, Cheryl Hamilton, Becky Dhainin, and Diane Hamilton; grandchildren, Gary and Anthony Hamilton, Madison and Meredith Case, Olivia and Sophia Hrubetz; many nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his father; and brother, Glenn Nuckolls, Jr.Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, September 23, 2011, at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue, with burial to follow at Altoona Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the John R. Hamilton memorial fund at Liberty Bank.

Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on October 5, 2011
Linda Taylor Satterwhite, beloved wife, daughter, sister, stepmom, "Gramlin," aunt and friend, completed her life's journey October 2, 2011. Blessed with an irrepressible sense of humor and adventurous spirit, she chose an exciting life path. She majored in archaeology and religious philosophy in college and went on to pursue jobs as a secretary, lion cub keeper, teacher, cattle herd owner, country club manager, caterer, amateur pilot and real estate broker. She is survived by her devoted husband, M. Courtney Taylor; her mother, Ellen B. Satterwhite; granddaughter, Courtney A. Taylor; grandson, Martin Nuckols; stepsons, Keith and Steve Taylor; her sisters, Shelby S. DeBruicker, Marilyn S. Saul, Vivian "Totsy" S. Sale; and a host of family and friends. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, October 8, at Taylorsville Baptist Church, Doswell, Va

Published in Kansas City Star on October 12, 2011
Lyle L. Billings, 86, of Belton, MO, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2011 at the Carnegie Village Assisted Living Center. Services will be 2 p.m., Friday, October 14, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons, Floral Hills Chapel. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m., Friday, at the chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Leukemia Society. Lyle was born September 30, 1925 in Mason City, Iowa, to Rex L. and Susie E. (Morris) Billings and had lived in this area since 1952. He retired from the Kansas City Southern Railroad as a Switchman in 1976 after 24 years of service. He was a Navy veteran of WW II, serving with an amphibious Battalion during the Normandy invasion at Omaha Beach. His Unit was awarded the Medal Croix DeGuerre from the French government. He was a charter member of the Longview United Methodist Church. Lyle and his wife, Betty loved to travel. Together they have been to Canada, Mexico, Hawaii 5 times, and Las Vegas 19 times. They have visited every state in the union with the exception of Alaska. In addition to their domestic travels they have also visited Switzerland, Germany, and France. He was preceded in death by a brother, Allen Billings; and a sister, Dorothy Green. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Betty D. Billings, of the home; a son, Lonnie L. Billings; 5 daughters: Janice L. Nuckolls, Donna R. Frank, Lisa K. Lockhart, Linda L. Evans, Susanne M. McClain, all of the Kansas City area; a brother, Glen Billings; a sister, Helen Tice; 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandson. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at: (Arr.: D.W. Newcomer's Sons, Floral Hills Chapel, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO 64133, (816) 353-1218) D.W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematories

10/17/2011 Augusta Co Staunton, VA
Helen (Martin) Fitzgerald, 91, widow of Melville H. Fitzgerald, of Oakmont Apartments, died on Saturday evening, October 15, 2011, in Augusta Nursing and Rehab Center, Fishersville. She was born on March 26, 1920, in Waynesboro, a daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Josephine (Bean) Martin. Mrs. Fitzgerald was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, and a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Staunton Augusta Rescue Squad. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria Napolillo; and a sister, Edna Cain. Family members include two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two nieces, Dixie Kieffer and Crystal Bruffy. She was the last member of her immediate family. A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Reverend Robert A. Edwards. Burial will follow in Thornrose Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her grandson, David Cacciapaglia, Jimmy Myers, Ronnie Craig, and Ernest Nuckols. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2011, at the funeral home

Amarillo Globe-News, Oct. 26, 2011
Jean “Boots” Harris, 79, departed for her heavenly home on Friday, October 21, 2011.Services will be held Friday, October 28th, at 2:00 pm at the San Jacinto Church of Christ, 823 Mississippi, where Jean was a member. Dale Dennis will officiate. Arrangements are with Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors. The visitation is scheduled for Thursday, October 27th, 6-8 p.m. at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St. Burial will be in Memory Gardens.Jean Harris was born December 19, 1931, in Muleshoe, Texas, to Clazzie and Everett McIntosh. She was raised on a farm until she married James Harris, the love of her life, on August, 10th, 1946, in Tucumcari, N.M., at the First United Methodist Church. James and Jean just celebrated their 65th Anniversary.Jean was an avid bowler. She was a member of the Amarillo Bowlers Association for 50 years. During that time, she bowled with and made friends with the women of Amarillo. She was a member of the Southwest Cowboy Poets Association and the Panhandle Bluegrass and Old Music Association.Jean, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, was preceded in death by her parents, a grandaughter (Rhonda Rose), and a great-granddaughter (Abigaile Neely). She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Elizabeth Kemp of Amarillo (and husband, Lewis), and Lavonia Nuchols of Winchester, Ky., (husband, John); one son, Jim Harris of Amarillo (wife, Nancy); five grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and a sister, Florene Harris of Winchester, Ky., (husband, Freddy). The family will gather at 4400 Hill View, Amarillo.


Published in Danville and Rockingham County 10/27/2011
Beth Wilson Davis, 68, of 145 Lynch St Danville, VA died on Wednesday, October 25, 2011 at Danville Regional Medical Center after being in declining health since January. Mrs. Davis was born in Danville, VA on August 4, 1943 a daughter of the late Perry Watson Wilson and the late Marian Kent Mangrum. She spent most of her life in the Chatham and Danville areas where she worked as a file clerk at Danville Regional Medical Center until her retirement. She loved to read and was a member of Moffett Memorial Baptist Church and was active in the church choir.Mrs. Davis was first married to the late Silas "Buddy" Roark, Jr. and then she married the late Floyd Franklin Davis. Survivors include, two daughters, Dorothy Linette Nuckols and her husband Bill of Chatham, VA and Karen R. Riddle and her husband Carroll of Chatham, VA; one brother Perry Watson Wilson, Jr. and his wife Charlotte of Reidsville, NC; seven grandchildren, Christopher Riddle and his wife Danielle, Juston Riddle, Karie Anne Riddle, Michael Nuckols and his wife Amber, Will Nuckols, James Nuckols and Tyler Roark; and two great grandchildren, Caleb Riddle and Adyson Riddle.In addition to her parents and her first and second husband, Mrs. Davis was predeceased by one son, Silas "Si" Roark, III.A graveside service will be conducted on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at Highland Burial Park with the Reverend Larry Glover-Wetherington officiating. Interment will follow the service in the cemetery

Staunton VA


Nov 3, 2011
Catherine "Cathy" Leona Nuckolls, age 78, died on Tuesday November 1, 2011 at Integris Grove General Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma.
Cathy was the daughter of Rhudell (McCullough) and Chester Earl Pipkin; she was born on March 16, 1933 in Osceola, Arkansas. Cathy graduated from Wilson High School in Wilson, Arkansas. She was united in marriage to Bill Nuckolls in Rockford, Illinois in 1955. Traveling a lot with their children when they were younger, Cathy and Bill have been residents of Grove, Oklahoma since 1972. She worked as a waitress at Shangri-La Resort. Cathy also enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time with her family.
Cathy is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Chester Earl Pipkin, Jr., Raymond Oliver Pipkin, Horace Mallory Pipkin and Claude Emmerson Pipkin.
Cathy is survived by her husband Bill Nuckolls, one son; Keith Nuckolls of Grove, Oklahoma, four daughters; Cathy Turner of King George, Virginia, Cindy Nuckolls of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Judy Cartwright and her husband Chris of Grove, Oklahoma and Nina Moman and her husband Reece also of Grove, Oklahoma. Cathy is also survived by five siblings Donald Ray Pipkin, Ronald Lee Pipkin, Jesse Joseph Pipkin, Mavis Gidian Pipkin and Carolyn Evan Pipkin Calabrese. Cathy was blessed with ten grandchildren; Matthew Turner, Erin Turner, Jamey Jackson (Bernard), Lisa Clem, Jennifer Proctor, Brian Proctor, Kelli Proctor, Jason Moman, Tyler Moman, and Kayla Moman; and seven great-grandchildren Alexis, Jayden, Kinsley, Caden, Julia, Brenee and Tanner.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 3, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday November 4, 2011 at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel in Grove, Oklahoma with Doug Rainbolt officiating. Cathy will be laid to rest in the Olympus Cemetery in Grove, Oklahoma. Family and friends may leave online condolences by viewing Cathy's obituary at

Published in Star-Ledger on November 20, 2011 (New Jersey)
Charles Sherman, 94, passed away on Nov. 17, 2011. Funeral arrangements are by the Menorah Chapels at Millburn, with interment in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, N.J. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., Mr. Sherman lived in Linden, N.J., Lauderhill, Fla., and Southbury, Conn., before moving to Maplewood, N.J., in 2002. He served in the Army for three years during World War II in China, Burma and India. Mr. Sherman received his B.S. and M.A., and a guidance certification, all from Seton Hall University. He taught physical education in the Elizabeth school system for 30 years. He also taught critical issues of health at Kean University, and Bergen Community College. Mr. Sherman was a certified Red Cross first aid and swim instructor. Along with his wife, Norma, he directed many overnight summer camps. He loved the water, German Shepherds, and most of all, his family. Mr. Sherman is survived by his adoring wife of 64 years, Norma (Klein); daughter, Maureen Sisselman and her husband, Martin, of Livingston, N.J.; son, Dr. Michael Sherman and his wife, Noreen, of Stuart, Fla.; grandchildren, Lauren Sisselman Nuckols and her husband, Ryan, David Sisselman, Edmund Sherman and his wife, Catherine, and Philip Sherman, and great-granddaughter, Beatrice Sherman. Contributions in his memory may be made to St. Barnabas Hospice Care, Alzheimer's Association , or the Winchester Gardens Scholarship Fund.

Published in The Natick Bulletin & Tab from November 23 to November 30, 2011
Pierrette (Pat) Vene, 83, a long time resident of Natick, passed away peacefully on November 3, 2011 of congestive heart failure in Washington DC. Pat was born in Hull Quebec on October 30, 1928, the daughter of Honorius and Marie Louise Saint Martin. She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Joseph Vene and Bill Nuckols and son, Michael Vene. Pat is survived by her two loving daughters, Linda Vene (and son-in-law Casmir Etoundi) of Washington DC and Lisa Alessi (and son-in-law Robert) of Clifton Park, NY. Also special in her heart were her daughter in law, Mary Lynn Vene and 4 grandchildren, Nikki Vene, Marie and James Alessi and Clementine Etoundi. She was a woman of great strength and character and loved by so many of the people she touched throughout her life. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association where a memorial page has been created in her honor.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on January 17, 2012
OWENS, Virginia Virginia Philips Owens, age 84, of Conyers, died Monday, January 16, 2012. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Claire Lindsey and son, Mike Owens. Surviving are her husband, George Owens; sisters, Bobbye Spicer, Jane Jones, Betty (Dan) Nuckolls; brother, Gene (Connie) Philips; 1 granddaughter; 4 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2 o'clock, Thursday, January 19 in the chapel of Henry Funeral Home with Rev. David Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be in her memory to the Philadelphia UMC Cemetery Fund, 2194 West Hightower Trail, Conyers, GA 30012.

Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home

306 East Polk Street, Burnet, TX 78611-2539
Jimmy Nuckles May 4, 1932 - January 18, 2012

Published in the News-Messenger on February 14, 2012 Belleview OH
FREMONT: Beatrice "Bea" L. Johnson, 82, of St. Joseph St., Fremont and formerly of Green Springs, OH passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Toledo Hospital.
She was born on May 13, 1929 in Ethel, WV, the daughter of Ben and Fannie (Kinser) Moreland. Bea married Hance Johnson in 1961 in Lake, WV and he preceded her in death on August 16, 2010.Bea worked as an LPN at St. Francis Healthcare Center in Green Springs from 1967 to 1992, retiring after twenty-six years of service. She was a member of New Life Community Church where she also volunteered as a Teacher Assistant for eight years. She was a former member of First Apostolic Church Ladies Auxiliary and Green Springs Tops. Bea loved spending time with her grandchildren and volunteering for her church. She also enjoyed baking. She will be missed by all. Bea is survived by her sons, Ray Moreland, Greenup, KY, Bob (Jean) Moreland, Madison, WV, Joe Moreland, Fremont, OH, John (Patti) Johnson, Green Springs, OH; daughter, Dottie Cantrell, Fremont, OH; siblings, Frankie (Wayne) McCoy, Fremont, OH, Sue (Thurman) Stacy, Fenton, MI and Dorothy (Herman) Stacy, Fremont, OH; 15 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hance Johnson; siblings, Jack Moreland, Pauline Endicott, Juanita Knuckles, Bill Moreland, Bobby, Mary Jane and Nancy Moreland.Visitation: Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH. Service: Friday, February 17, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Ritter officiating. Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH

Published in The Courier-Journal on February 15, 2012 (Florida)
CORNELL, KITTY SIMRALL, 68, of Longwood, FL, died February 13, 2012 Kitty is survived by her husband, Hal Cornell; a daughter, Tracy George; a son, John George and his wife Denise; and five grandchildren, Daniel, Delany, Casey, Courtney and Kendall. She was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. James O.H. Simrall, of Louisville and is survived by her sister, Irene Nuckols and brothers, Andy Simrall and James Simrall.  Kitty enjoyed her family, friends, and two dogs Shadow and Bailey. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. Kitty was recognized and known for her participation in local running circuits and events where she was a dominating force and a very gracious competitor. She will be loved and missed every day!! A private family memorial service will be held.

Published in Fosters from March 7 to March 8, 2012 Dover Delaware
Roberta Jean Hackett, 86, of 108 6th Street Dover, died at the Hyder Family Hospice House on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. She was born Jan. 20, 1926, in Cambridge, Mass., daughter of Edward and Alfreda (Harris) Simpson. Roberta was one of the original employees at the Red Shoe Barn and also worked as a CNA at the Rochester Manor and the Wentworth Home. Family was very important to her and she enjoyed traveling to visit them. She loved to sing and could yodel up a storm. Friends and family always enjoyed listening to her yodel. Roberta is survived by her husband, Richard Hackett Sr.; a brother, Robert and his wife Ann Cassily of Texas; son, Richard Hackett Jr. and his wife Carol of Somersworth; two daughters, Sandra Nuckolls and her husband Douglas of Lancaster, Calif., and Betty (Beth) Creighton and husband Randy of Rochester; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one niece and two nephews; and two great niece. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave, Dover.Memorials in her name may be made to Hyder Family Hospice House, 285 County Farm Rd., Dover, N.H. 03820.


STAUNTON VA— Iris Janet (Brookman) McGuire, 79, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. She was born Sept. 25, 1932, in Augusta County, a daughter of the late Daniel John and Lula Effie (Pultz) Brookman. She was an LPN at the old King’s Daughters’ Hospital and Waynesboro Community Hospital. Prior to retiring, she worked as an LPN for 35 years at Western State Hospital. She was a member of Mint Spring United Methodist Church, was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening and loved her cats. Family members include a son, Harry Lee McGuire Jr. of Staunton; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa Ann and David Lee Conway of Waynesboro; a sister, Mary Lou Austin of Staunton; three grandchildren, Rachel Marie Maturo, Joseph Anthony Maturo Jr. and William Edward Nuckoles and a nephew, Eric Daniel Walton and his wife, Tiffany and children, Madison and Alex. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2012, in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Terry Clark. Burial will follow in Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, in the funeral home and other times at the home of her son, Harry L. McGuire Jr.


Published in Omaha World-Herald from May 31 to June 2, 2012
Wellman, Alma J.
Dec 3, 1932 - May 29, 2012
Bellevue, NE. Survived by husband Joseph; children, Patricia and husband Daniel Hall, Hayden, AL, John and wife Angie Wellman, Williamsburg, VA, Scott and wife Alexi, Papillion, Pam and husband Gary Parker, Bellevue; brother, Harry Nuckles and wife Rosemary, Minooka, IL; 10 grandchildren, 1 great grand daughter.
MEMORIAL SERVICE Saturday June 2nd 10am at Bellevue Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials to Grace Fellowship Church, PO Box 540655, Omaha, NE 68154. BELLEVUE MEMORIAL CHAPEL

Published in Lodi (CA) News-Sentinel from June 16 to June 23, 2012

Virginia Baker (aka Virginia Sudderth) passed away in her sleep early Friday morning, May 25th, 2012. Born Dora Virginia Ruggles on December 31st, 1921 to John "Jack" Ruggles and Dorthea DeVere; she was 90 years old.Virginia was preceded in death by her sister Joan; her youngest daughter Debra Joan Sudderth Baker; and her husbands: Boyd Baker, Joe Sudderth and Harold Raine.Virginia was much loved and is now sorely missed by her surviving family members. Her children: John (Alice) Raine; Kathi (Casey) Hammett; Barbara (Greg) Nuckols; Michael (Jackie) Sudderth; and Tom (Laura) Sudderth. Her grandchildren: Jeffrey Hammett; Andrea (Todd) Erickson; Domenique Martorella; Ehren Martorella; Barron (Tara) Sudderth; Anthony Sudderth; Darren Baker; Veronika Sudderth; and Seda (Monique) Sudderth. Her great-grandchildren: Ari Erickson; and Elle and Emerson Sudderth.Virginia saw rough times growing up during the Great Depression and beginning a family during WWII; however, she maintained a wry sense of humor throughout her life. She worked hard on the poultry ranch raising six children. She enjoyed time with her friends and family fishing, dancing, bowling, attending ball games and playing cards. In Lodi and San Andreas, CA, she volunteered in the local hospitals and senior centers and enjoyed doing charity work. Her continued love of spectator sports remained with her until the end. If you want to remember Virginia, next time you are enjoying your favorite sport, have a ball doing it and remember to yell "Score one for Virginia!"At our mom's request, there were no funeral services but her ashes will be spread during a private, family outing this summer. (3 Greg Nuckols in VA all old enough to be husband of Barbara)

Published in Deseret News on June 24, 2012 (Salt Lake, UT)
Charles Hyde Layton Jr
Passed away on June 19, 2012 having suffered a heart attack. Born October 04, 1938 to Charles Hyde Layton, Sr. and Josephine (Gallagher,Layton) Lauber of Salt Lake City, Utah (USA). Hyde was a successful business owner and entrepreneur where he worked with his son Chuck. Hyde loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends. Dad we will miss you and will always cherish the memories we have made together over the years. God be with you until we meet again. Survived by his sister Linda (boyd) Cook of Roosevelt, Utah; Sons Chuck Layton & David (Robyn) Jones, Daughters; Terri Wardle (Kim Richmond); Heidi Scovel; Cindy (Chris) Sullivan; Kim Hansen, Michelle (Roger) Knuckles, Susie McAllister. Companion Janice McAllister; Cindy (skip) Olson; Dewey (Joyce) McAllister; Vickie (Bruce) Adams; Michelle (Aaron) Watson; (30) Grandchildren and (14) Great Grandchildren. There will be a viewing Wednesday June 27, Larkin Sunset Lawn Memorial, 2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah from 10am until 12pm. Graveside services will immediately follow the viewing at Larkin Sunset Lawn

JESSE KNUCKLES, 54, died June 24, 2012. Millington Funeral Home, 901-872-2273 Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 26, 2012  (Memphis TN)

Clinton TN 8/24/2012
NUCHOLS, KENNETH W. - age 48, of Clinton, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was of the Baptist faith. Ken was very proud to be a U.S. Army veteran. While in service he was a systems mechanic and served time in Germany. He enjoyed playing golf and watching football especially the Oakland Raiders. He was a very dedicated son, brother and friend, always willing to help when called upon. He will be missed deeply by all who knew and loved him. He is preceded in death by his father, Thomas L. Nuchols. Survivors: mother, Clolas Poore Nuchols; brother, Thomas Nuchols, Jr. and wife, Debbie; sisters, Sandy Wells and husband, Burl, Melissa Nuchols Rhea; special friend, Lottie Pike; nephew, Nigel Nuchols; nieces, Savannah Phillips, Danielle Crowley, Kila Rhea and Jordon Perry. The family will receive friends Monday, August 27th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Graveside service will be Tuesday, August 28th at 2:00 p.m. at Norris Memorial Gardens in Norris with Pastor Luke Kidwell officiating. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Born 10/14/1963)

Published in Sun-Sentinel on September 6, 2012 (South Florida)
Nuckols, Samuel J.,
82, of Richlands, NC, passed away on September 4, 2012. Kraeer-Fairchild Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

CChicago News

Helen Mary Casey Ward died peacefully at home with her family by her side in Glen Ellyn, Illinois on September 21, 2012. The Funeral Mass for Helen was held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25, St. Petronille Catholic Church, 420 Glenwood Avenue, Glen Ellyn. Interment, Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton. Helen was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan to James and Mary (Finn) Casey on April 28, 1921. She graduated with a BA in Chemistry from Marygrove College in Detroit. She worked as a chemist at Chrysler, receiving a patent in 1949. There she met Donald Horace Ward. They married in 1952 and moved to Glen Ellyn. Helen and Donald just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 6th. Helen and Donald have three children, Mary, Anne, and Owen. Mary is an epidemiologist, Anne is both a biologist and a teacher. Owen is a software engineer. Helen taught at St. Petronille Elementary School, and later as a substitute teacher and Religious Education instructor. She enjoyed golf, bowling, and was an accomplished pianist. She loved to travel, especially to Ireland, her ancestral homeland. As devout Catholics, Helen and Don traveled to Garabandal, Spain, and Medjugorje, Bosnia-Hertzegovina, both sites of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. They also visited the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. Helen inspired her children to appreciate the beauty of nature. She never judged or made a derogatory remark. She always looked for the best in others. She was a hard-working, loyal, and selfless woman who was loved by everyone who ever came into her life. She was kind and patient. She worked tirelessly as an active volunteer at her parish, St. Petronille as well as in her community. In addition to being a devoted wife and mother to her own three children, she and Donald often shared their home with people in need. She was a wonderful, caring person who will be greatly missed. Helen is survived by her loving husband Donald, her three children, Mary and her son-in-law Jay Nuckols, Anne and her son-in-law George Bonokollie, Owen, foster daughter Ame Vaughn Pitt, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and her brother-in-law Frank and Mary Lou Ward. She was preceded in death by her brothers Jim (Blanche) and John (Geraldine) Casey. Visitation was on Monday, September 24, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Leonard's Memorial Home, 565 Duane St. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. For information, call 630-469-0032.

Maryville, TN 10/10/2012
Carolyn Nuchols,
61, passed away Monday, October 8, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Margaret Leonard Parton; sisters, Helen Joyce Bryant, Prascilla S. Julian, Linda K. Parton. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Angelia Knipe, and Amy and Stanley Franse; son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Gail Eubanks; brother and sister-in-law, James and Alice Parton; sister and brother-in-law, Jo Ann and Harold Watts; grandchildren, Candice Kanipe, James Kanipe II, Whitney Kanipe, Dustin Kanipe, Darian Franse, Makayla Franse, Megan Franse, Devin Michael, Trevor Eubanks, Nicholas Eubanks; great grandchildren, Caidence Garren, and Jaiden Humphrey; many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Memorial Funeral Home in Maryville with Rev. Benton Frank, and Rev. Bob Nuchols officiating. The family and friends will meet 10 a.m. Thursday, October 11, 2012, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Knoxville for graveside service. The family will receive friends 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the funeral home to help with expenses. Condolences may be expressed by visiting


In the Northern Kentucky ( paper, was a notice that Jonathan Knuckles, Sr., age 90, died in Cincinnati on December 14, 2012.   There was no other information.

Published in Herald And News on December 19, 2012
Garrett Rand McCowen lost his battle with cancer on Dec. 15, 2012.
He was the first of two sons born to Tom McCowen and Nadine Hopper on Dec. 30, 1943, in Los Angeles, Calif.The family moved a lot since Tom was a pilot in the Air Force. They moved in 1951 to Central California, where they owned a dairy farm until they moved to Ventura County in 1962. He worked at Camarillo State Hospital until he was drafted into the Marines in 1966. He was in Vietnam, received an honorable discharge in 1968 and went into construction. He was a heavy equipment operator for 30 years.He married the love of his life in September 1997 and they moved to Southern Oregon in 2002. He loved trains, tractors and tinkering on their 20 acres. He was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Nadine, his brother Ronny and daughter Julie Nuckols.He is survived by his wife Tracy of Chiloquin, Ore.; son Timothy McCowen of Somis, Calif.; daughter Anna Carieri of Simi Valley, Calif.; step-sons Andrew Peter of Quincy, Ill., and Tyler Peter of Woodstock, Va.; grandsons Kyle Nuckols and Ryan Carieri; and granddaughter Emily Carieri. Davenport's Chapel of the Good Shepherd, directors, now at 2680 Memorial Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, 541-883-3458, is in charge of arrangements. (Julie Marie Nuckols SSDI 10/28/1968 CA 8/23/2011) Kyle Thomas Nuckols born Ventura CA 7/22/1992 mother McCowen

Asheville SC Citizens-Times Dec 20, 2012
Asheville - Marcella Jane Sawinski, 90, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012 surrounded by her family. Marcella was born on March 20, 1922 in St. Paul, MN. She married the love of her life, Robert F. Sawinski, on May 9, 1942. Marcella dedicated her life to her husband and children. Marcella and Robert would stun the masses on any dance floor with their beautiful dancing. They raised five children: Robert (Louisa) of Hawaii, Marcella Jane Nuckolls (Jim) of Alabama, Judy Ludwig (David) of Utah, Jodelle Schuhrke (Jerry) of Illinois, and Jill Calfee (Joe Sharpe) of Leicester which led to 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Marcella loved their dog Bailey who always knew when she needed some tender care. Marcella was preceded in death by her mother and father, Erva and George Cameron, sister Catherine Kenney, and brother George Cameron. Visitation for friends and family will be on Thursday at The Basilica of St. Lawrence at 1:00 p.m. prior to the Memorial Mass at 2:00 p.m.


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