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Amanda Belle Brandenburg CARROLL

Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY)
Saturday, 14 September 1968

Beattyville - Mrs. Amanda Carroll, 50, died Thursday morning in her hoome here after a short illness.

She is survived by a brother, Johnnie Brandenburg, Beattyville, and four sisters, Mrs. Gusava Norman, South Lebanon, Ohio;  Mrs. Gracie Barrett, Mrs. Mary Fox and Mrs. Spicie Mae Coomer, Beattyville.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Newnam Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Conley Tirey.  Burial will be in the Christian Gap Cemetery.  The body is at the funeral home

Geneva Maxine Abner CADDELL

The Courier-Journal on Mar. 2, 2008

Geneva Maxine (Abner) CADDELL, 87, of Louisville, passed away at her residence Saturday, March 1, 2008.

She was a homemaker, member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and a former member of Reach to Recovery at the American Cancer Society.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, two daughters, one brother, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Public visitation will be 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road. Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family. Entombment will be in Resthaven Memorial Park Mausoleum. Expressions of sympathy to: the American Cancer Society, Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville, or St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Mary M. Spencer CHILDERS

Mary M. Spencer Childers, 84 formerly of Lewisburg, OH d. May 13, 1999 in Kettering, OH.

Born Feb. 18, 1915 in Fillmore, Ky the d/o Strong J. and Ila Dell (MARSHALL) Spencer. Preceded in death by former husband Porter CHILDERS in 1981; son Fred CHILDERS in 1997; sisters Alice THORPE and Daisy Mae SPENCER; brother, John W., Paul J., Sheridan and Bedford SPENCER.

Survivors are son, Glenn CHILDERS of West Alexandria, OH, Lonnie CHILDERS of Clayton, OH, Herbert CHILDERS of Huber Heights, OH, Gary CHILDERS of Kettering, OH; daughters, Joyce HOFF of Beavercreek, OH, Faye McMANAMA of South Whitley, IN, Rebecca GLENN of West Manchester, OH; brothers, Donald SPENCER and Samuel SPENCER both of Cincinnati, OH; sisters, Ivy WILLIS of Michigan, Madalie BARRETT, Walled lake, MI; Ina Faye LANG of Cincinnati, OH; 26 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren.

Burial in the Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria, Oh.

Andrew COMBS

Owsley County Courier, Friday, March 27, 1942


Andrew COMBS, 82, died at his home at Greeley Sunday, March 15, following an illness of about six weeks. Death ws due to heart trouble.

Born in Lee county in 1860, Mr. COMBS spent his entire life in the Greely community. He was married to Elvora GROSS in 1895. Most of his life was devoted to farming. He was a member of the Church of God.

Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the grave in the Combs cemetery by Rev. Delbert PASLEY.

He is survived by his widow, five daughters, Mrs. Sopha WHITE, Greeley; Mrs. Ruby SWORDS, Middletown, Ohio; Mrs Nannie RANES, Cincinnati, Ohio; Mrs. Maggie RANES, Greeley, and Mrs. Callie REYNOLDS, Happy, Ky.; and three boys, Marion and Ollney COMBS, both of Greeley, and Wm. COMBS of Middletown, Ohio; twenty-eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Beattyville Enterprise, Thursday, July 14, 1960


Lewis COMBS, 68, died Monday July 4, at the Veterans Hospital, Louisville, after a long illness. He was a resident of Conkling, a member of the Anglin Baptist Church and a World War I Vet.

Mr. COMBS is survived by his wife Mrs. Jane THOMPSON Combs; two daughters Mrs. Lola CLARKE and Mrs. Ruby LEDFORD, both of Franklin, Ohio; six sons, Leroy, Eugene, and Rollie COMBS all of Franklin, Ohio; Dale and Dallas COMBS, both of Conkling; a brother Roscoe BISHOP, Franklin, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Sallie HIGNITE, Cincinnati, Ohio and 16 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday following the death at the King Justice Funeral Chapel at 1:00 p.m. by the Rev. Boyd SANDLIN. Burial was in the family cemetery at Conkling.


Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY)
Tuesday, 8 March 1921

News has been received by relatives here of the sudden death of Isaac Congleton, 75 year-old farmer of near Beattyville, at his home Monday while working in his garden.  He was the father of Lee Congleton, of the Jack's Creek pike and grandfather of Conley Congleton, of Fayette county, who died of an illness diagnosed by physicians as sleeping sickness at a Louisville hospital several weeks ago.

The elder Congleton is survived by his wife and three brothers, T. J., and James Congleton, of Frankfort;  Samuel Congleton and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Alcorn, of Ravenna;  and by seven sons, Price, Lee, Everett, Hill, Charles, Enos and Guy Congleton;  also by four daughters, Mrs. Harlan Quinlin (Quillen), Mrs. Brownlo Hall, Mrs. Dan Hall and Miss Ollie Congleton.

Funeral services will be conducted at the home and burial will be in the family burying ground near Beattyville Thursday afternoon.

NOTE:  Daughter Dona (1883-1939 who married George W. Rowland) is not mentioned in the above obituary even though she is still living at the time of her father's death.

David COOMER - Owsley County Courier, Friday, March 10, 1939


David COOMER, 75, died at his home near Athol, Friday, March 3, due to infirmities of age. Funeral services and burial were held Saturday afternoon in the family burying ground near the home.

Mr. COOMER was a native of this county living on his farm from early manhood until his death.

He leaves surviving him three daughters, Misses Lizzie and May COOMER, of Athol; and Mrs. Elmer BRYANT, of Lexington; six sons, Elijah ,Walker and Edgar of Athol; Leslie, of Lone; Willie of Winegar, Wis.; and Henry of LaGrange.


Owsley County Courier, Friday, March 27, 1942


John Monroe CORNETT, 89, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chas. EVANS of Congleton, Friday night, March 20.

Born in Virginia in 1852, he was married to Mary McPherson COOMER in 1881. He was a member of the Christian Church.

Funeral services were conducted at the grave in the Roach cemetery near Pinegrove at 3:30 Friday afternoon by Rev. Luther Newnam.

Survivors include one brother, Broadus CORNETT of Middletown, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Taulby UNDERWOOD of Idamay, Mrs. Chester Roach and Mrs. Chas. EVANS of Congleton; fifteen granchildren and thirteen great granchildren.

Mollie Hale Brandenburg COUCH

The Lexington Herald (Lexington, KY)
Thursday, 14 April 1955

Beattyville, April 13 -- Mrs. Mollie Couch, 71, of Blaines Branch, died of a heart attack this morning en route to a Lexington hospital.  She had been ill about three years.  She was a member of the Nazarene Church.

Survivors are her husband, Robert Couch;  two sons by a former marriage, W. A. Brandenburg, Mansfield, Ohio, and Johnny Brandenburg, Beattyville; five daughters, Mrs. Gracie Barrett, Mrs. Mandy Brandenburg and Mrs. Spicey Mae Coomer, all of Beattyville;  Mrs. Mary Fox, Lower Buffalo, and Mrs. Gustava Norman, South Lebanon, Ohio.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Congleton Brothers Funeral Chapel here by the Rev. E. C. Dalrymple and the Rev. Willard Armey.  Burial will be in the Christian Gap Cemetery.

Robert S. CROWE

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, OH)
Wednesday, 7 December 1938

Lexington - Robert S. Crowe, 62, former editor of the Beattyville Enterprise, died today at his home, 181 Rosemont Garden, after an illness of one hour.

He was a native of Paint Lick, Ky., and was a graduate of old Central University, Richmond.  Mr. Crowe had removed from Beattyville to Lexington six years ago.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Madie Allen Crowe;  a daughter, Miss Josephine Crowe, Lexington;  two sisters, Mrs. W. A. Bull, Lexington, and Mrs. James W. Feemster, Louisville, and a brother, Dr. William Crowe, Talladega, Ala.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 o'clock Wednesday by Rev. J. C. McQueen, Jr. and Rev. Paul Edris.  Burial will be in Danville.




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