|Casey County Obituaries|
Contributed By: Tanya Sweet
Born Dec. 27, 1928, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Ida M. Lynn Rogers. She was a homemaker and a member of Dry Branch Baptist Church. She was the widow of James Buck.
Survivors include four sons, Eddie, Holland, Jackie and Timmy Buck, all of Harrodsburg; three daughters, Vera Colvin and Brenda Boswell, both of Harrodsburg, and Retha Sandlin of Richmond; a granddaughter whom she raised; Tammy Bandy of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Retha Baker of Lawrenceburg, Ind., and Maudie Johnson of Aurora, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Donnie Reliford. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Born Sept. 16, 1923, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Amos P. and Mary Cochran Allen. He was a retired construction worker.
Survivors include two sons, Michael W. Allen of Logansport, Ind., and Joseph S. Allen of Harrodsburg; six daughters, Judy C. Jarrell of Mercer County, Vickie K. Dykes of Harrodsburg, Jacqueline S. Casey of Hiram, Ga., Debra J. Brantley of Lexington, Marilyn A. Johnson of Danville and Donna J. Saxon of Borger, Texas; a brother, William ``Bill'' Allen of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Frances Carrier of Cincinnati, Flossie Royalty of Harrodsburg and Gracie Cobb of Lexington; 24 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Born Oct. 14, 1909, she was a homemaker, a member of Faith Baptist Church, Martin, Ky., and was the widow of Robert Martin.
Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Martin of Liberty; a sister, Cecil Johnson of Spokane, Wash.; 13 step grandchildren; and 27 step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Bruce Martin; burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Born June 22, 1932, in Casey County, he was a son of Dorothy Cox Scott of Liberty and the late Ben Scott. He was a former employee of Fox Paper Factory, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a former pastor of the Brush Creek Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Calder Scott; a son, Gary Scott of Cincinnati; a daughter, Vicki Grimsley of Liberty; nine sisters, Doris Brown, Jewell Peyton, Phyllis Lamb, Wanda King, Margaret Rodgers and Mary Shoopman, all of Liberty, Katherine Smith of Naples, Fla., Ruby Cochran of Indianapolis, Ind., and Carol Lee of Versailles; and two brothers, Bennett and Larry Scott, both of Liberty.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brush Creek Pentecostal Church by the Revs. Lewis Dalton and Jim Lamb. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Born Sept. 20, 1912, in Casey County, he was a son of the late George and Jennie Monday Emerson. He was a retired employee of General Electric Co., Cincinnati, and a member of Cowden Chapel Church.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Bell Downs Emerson; a son, Donnie Emerson of Cincinnati; three stepsons, Shirley, Garland, and Lonnie Denson, all of Liberty; three stepdaughters, Lucille Byrd of Liberty, Geraldine Meeks of Maryland and Anita Wesley of Danville; two brothers, Vitis Emerson of Florida, and Kermit Emerson of Indiana; six sisters, Ruth Bryant, Chloe Lay, Gladys Wilson and Hazel Sharp, all of Liberty, Ruby Bristow of Ohio, and Syrilla Taylor of Moreland; 17 grandchildren; 15 step grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Donald King. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Born Nov. 16, 1898, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Buck Peck. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Walter Price of Cincinnati; four daughters, Alma Allen and Margie Mullins, both of Mason, Ohio, Lena Caudill of Fairfield, Ohio, and Carol Trischler of West Chester, Ohio; 42 grandchildren; and several great and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, John, Charles and James Price.
Burial will be in Whited Cemetery, Casey County.
The accident occurred at 10:45 a.m. EDT Saturday at Wright's residence inside the limits of Liberty. He died as a result of an anoxic brain injury, according to a report issued by the Fayette County Coroner's office.
``Probably what happened, the grass was a little bit slick,'' said Deputy Sheriff Garnett Sweeney. ``He just slipped over into the ditch and the lawnmower fell on him.''
He was co-owner of Wright Implement Co., and attended Highway 49 Holiness Church.
Born July 11, 1941, in Casey County, he was a son of Lennie Sapp Wright of Liberty and the late John W. Wright.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Adams Wright; a son, Keith Wright of Liberty; a daughter, Karen Ellison of Liberty; a brother, Ronald Wright of Liberty; three sisters, Juanita Delp and Deborah Wesley, both of Liberty, and Verona Atwood of Mount Washington; four grandchildren; and a step granddaughter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Rose and Phillip Smallwood. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Johnnie Beard, Marvin Vaught, Doug and David Johnson, Jackie Emerson, Dennis Wilkerson and Junior Witt.
Memorials may go to Block Pentecostal Church or Highway 49 Holiness Church.
Born Aug. 14, 1964, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Mary Katherine Long Scott and the late William Shelby Scott. She was a homemaker and a member
of Brush Creek Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include her husband Robert L. Allen; two sons, Isaac McKay Allen and Daniel Coleton Allen, both at home; five sisters, Sheila Cox and Ricky Jean
Whitis, both of Hustonville, Wanda L. Coffman of Liberty, Vicky Lynn Hicks of Columbia, Susan Douglas of Yosemite; three brothers, Gale L. Scott of Liberty,
and Timmy and Troy D. Scott, both of Hustonville.
Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Brush Creek Pentecostal Church by the Revs. Brad Walden, Burl King and Don Clark. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Donny Wilson, Tommy Weddle, Mike Brown, Calvin Brown, Hershel Price and Jim Worley.
Honorary pallbearers are Clifton Mays, Clark Hasty, Gene Payton, Dr. David Booth and Dallas Stafford.
Born Feb. 21, 1906, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late James and Queen Testament Woodrum. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Eugene Price.
Survivors include a son, Ralph Price of Cincinnati, Ohio; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.