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Tommy Bevins

“Tommy” Bevins

Thomas H. “Tommy” Bevins, 86, of Turkey Creek, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 11, 2020, at his residence.

He was born at Heisey, Ky., June 18, 1933, the son of the late Willie and Pina Janice Stanley Bevins. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Connie Sue Bevins; and his two sons, Tommy Bevins and Shane Bevins.

He graduated from Williamson High School in 1952, before joining and serving in the United States Navy until 1955. After leaving the military, he began his career in construction. He was the owner and operator of Bevco Construction where he would take bids for the Corps of Engineers. He also worked in the sawmill business and was a member of the Kentucky Colonels.

He is survived by his brother, Clifford Gene Bevins (Linda), of Paintsville, Ky.; his sisters, Margaret Ann Harkleroad, of Salado, Tex., and Mary Ibba Runyon, of Turkey Creek, Ky.; 11 nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and a host of other loving family members and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, Belfry, Ky., with Mikey Smith and Mark Carter officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky., with his nephews serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, Kentucky.

The guestbook may be signed at www.rerogersfh.com.

 

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Daulton Mahon

Daulton Mahon

Daulton Lane Mahon, 16, of Ransom, Ky., died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at his residence

from injuries suffered in an accident.  

He was born at Williamson, Aug. 6, 2003, the son of Darick and Kendra Chapman Mahon, of Ransom.

He was a sophomore at Belfry High School and a junior firefighter with the Blackberry

Volunteer Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Edith Curry Mahon.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his siblings, Heath Mahon (Lori), of Nashville, Tenn., Chris Chapman, of Ransom, Ky., Meagan Griffith (Brent), of Charlotte, N.Car., and Carrigan Spence and Garrett Spence, both of Ransom, Ky.; his paternal grandfather, Homer Mahon, of Delbarton; his maternal grandparents, Kenneth Chapman, of Ransom, Ky., and Connie Deskins  (Charles), of Banner, Ky.; his uncle, Kenneth Chapman (Angela), of Ransom, Ky.; his aunts, Regina Bias (Rev. Mitchell), Debrina Williams (Michael) and Medina Mahon, all of Delbarton; his nephew and niece, Nolan and Margot Mahon; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at the Belfry High

School Auditorium. Burial followed at the Smith Cemetery, Sidney, Ky., with Ben Adkins, Spencer Hensley, Cameron Hensley and other family and friends serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Blackberry Volunteer Fire Department and Williamson Fire Department. Arrangements were under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky.

The guestbook may be signed at www.hatfieldfc.com.

 

Maxine Straley

Maxine Straley, 91, of Rock Cave, formerly of Justice, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at Holbrook Healthcare Center.

She was born at Guyan, Sept. 12, 1928, the loving daughter of the late Becket and Corbie Hatfield Browning.

She loved spending time with her family and friends and was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Clayton Straley; her son, Tracey Lee Straley; her sisters, Brida Toler, Hazel Fortner, Lema May Browning, Ivy Staton, Mable Rose and Flossie Hicks; her brothers, Bill, Harry, French, Hurist, Junior and Clifton Browning; and her step-daughter, Linda.

She is survived by her brother, Chester Browning, of Rock Cave; her sister, Fredonia Adams, of Amelia, Ohio; her step-son, Miron Straley, of Bakersfield, Calif.; her step-daughters, Anita Culburston, of San Francisco, Calif., and Rita Young, of Charleston, S.Car.; and a host of other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Johnson officiating. Burial followed at the Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, with her family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

Her wonderful smile and gentle heart will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate to have known and loved her.

The guestbook may be signed at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.

 

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Larry Thompson

Larry Thompson

Larry Trent Thompson, 67, of Forest Hills, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.

He was born at Williamson, Dec. 5, 1952, the son of the late Roby Thompson Jr. and Mary Moore Thompson.

He was raised at Chattaroy and was a graduate of Williamson High School. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the U.M.W.A. and loved sports, music and history.

He is survived by his wife, Yedda Rue Williamson; his children, Kacee Hodge and Heath Thompson; his step-children, Jasmine Kennedy, Georgia Baker and Luke Pullin; his grandchildren, Rowan, Xander, Bradley, Hazel, Cameron, Amelia and Weston; his siblings, Winona Beverly (Ben), Alice Houben (Gary) and Gary Thompson; a special cousin, Matthew Moore; and a host of loving family members and friends.  

He was dearly loved by everyone and will be deeply missed.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, Kentucky.

The guestbook may be signed at www.rerogersfh.com.

 

Barbara Wolford

Barbara Lynn Wolford, 67, of Delbarton, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at her residence.  

She was born at Delbarton, Jan. 17, 1953, the daughter of the late Rush and Geneva Sellards Baisden.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jennings Wolford; her son, James Scott Baisden; and her brother, Ollie Lee “Lee Boy” Baisden.  

She is survived by her sons, Johnny Richard Ooten, of Trace Creek, and Brian Keith Baisden, of Ragland; her brothers, Stuard Baisden, of Columbus, Ohio, and Orville Baisden, James Paul Baisden and Rush Baisden Jr., all of Ragland; her sisters, Nellie Baisden and Ida Baisden, both of Delbarton, and Dora Baisden, of Ragland; three grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. 

Memorial services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mitchell Bias officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

The guestbook may be signed at www.ChafinFuneralHome.com.

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