Obituaries announced on WCPM
George Creech, 61, of Cumberland, KY. Passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at his home. He was born December 18, 1952 to the late Jude and Laura Kelly Creech. He was a US Navy Veteran, a former coal miner and meat packer, and believed in the Protestant Faith. He is survived by his brothers Eddie Creech and wife Cathy of Benham, KY; and Carlos Creech and wife Janet of Richmond, VA; and his sister Carolyn Gray and husband Larry of Benham, KY and a host of other family and friends. There will be no visitation or funeral services. At his request he will be cremated. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.harlanobits.net Tri City Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
James Allen Davidson, 59, of Calhoun, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 following a brief illness. He was born on April 13, 1954 to the late James and Wanda Pennington Davidson. He was a US Army Veteran, a fork lift operator, and believed in the Baptist faith. James is survived by his wife, Tammy Gilliam Davidson, of Calhoun, GA; three children, Wesley Davidson and wife Nancy of Baxter, KY; Joshua Davidson and wife Kristen of Calhoun, GA; and Matthew Davidson also of Calhoun, GA; two brothers, Wayne and Billy Barker, two sisters Debbie McKnight, and Christine Helton, his mother and father-in-law Otis and Doris Gilliam, and his grandson Noah. And a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Hurricane Gap Baptist Church in Gordon after p.m.. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11 am at the church. Following the funeral services burial will be held at the Ed Bradley Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.harlanobits.net. Tri City Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Igene Simpkins, age 68 of 937 Waterworks Rd., London, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 4th, 2013, at his residence. He was born on November 20, 1944, unto the union of the late Arch & Mattie Tauber Simpkins in Jackson, Kentucky. He believed in the Baptist Faith and retired as a factory worker from Universal Furniture Company in Morristown, Tennessee. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane, brothers, Arch, William and Thomas Simpkins, sisters, Maggie Hall, Ethel Hall, May Tauber & Bertha Garrett. He is survived by four sons, Kevin Eugene (Sonya) Simpkins of Barbourville, KY, David Simpkins & Ricky (Kristy) Simpkins both of Beattyville, KY & Shane (Tonya) Valentine of Jefferson, Tennessee, daughter, Brenda (Jimmy) Frye of Beattyville, Kentucky, thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survives. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 6, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at the Cumberland Valley Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Friday, June 7, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Darrell Turner officiating. Burial will be in the D.L. Creech in Cumberland, Kentucky. Pallbearers will be nephews: James Simpkins, Eddie Simpkins, Roy Simpkins, JR Frankie Simpkins, Earl Simpkins, David Simpkins & Carl Simpkins. Cumberland Valley Funeral Home Entrusted with Arrangements
Pearl Cress, 76, of Gordon passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born in Big Laurel, KY on February 24, 1937 to the late Marsh and Chole Hall Cress. He was a member of the Sandhill Baptist Church and a retired heavy equipment operator for Southeast Coal Co. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by two brother,s Lester and Merle Cress; and two sisters Francis Bailey and Lydia Esther. Survivors include his wife, Nola Cornett Cress of Gordon, KY; four children, Janet Blue and husband, Donald, of Unionville, VA; Clayton Cress and wife, Donna, of Delpha, KY; Anthony Cress of Gordon, KY; and Cindy Dixon and husband, Randy, of Gordon, KY; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 3, 2013, at the Sandhill Baptist Church after 5 PM. Funeral services will be held at the church on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at 1 PM with Pastors Jimmy Jenkins, and Herbert Lewis officiating. Following the funeral services, burial will be held in the Cornett Cemetery in Gordon with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.harlanobits.net Tri City Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mary Anne Martin, age 81, of Partridge, KY passed away at her residence on Thursday, May 30, 2013, with her family by her side. A memorial service for Mary Anne will be held at a later date. You may leave online condolences for the family at www.harlanobits.net. Tri City Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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