Mr. Joseph Preston Welch, Sr., 63, passed away Monday December 3rd. He is survived by his wife Judy Gannway Welch; seven chrildren Terry Joe Clarkson, Shelly Willis, Aundrea Welch, Joseph P. Welch, Jr., Brittney Dean, Keith Dean and Kelly Gannway; a son in law Jon McCarty; 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 5pm Saturday December 8th at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 3pm until the time of service Saturday. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Our Lady of Peace Rehabilitation Center. Online condolences may be left at www.hagerfuneralhome.com.
Virginia Lee Sturgeon, 68, passed away Wednesday December 5th. She is survived by her two daughters: Robin Medley Cates and Jill Sommers; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren and a brother Lester L. Sturgeon, Jr. Funeral services will be Saturday December 8th at 11am from the Chapel of Bruington Jenkins Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg. Visitation will be Friday December 7th from 4-8pm and Saturday after 9am at the funeral home. Online condoelnces may be made at www.bjsfunerals.com.
Hubert Donald Drake, 65, passed away Wednesday December 5th. He is survived by his wife Cynthia Drake; three children Alisha Henry, Jeffrey Drake, Derek Drake; seven grandchldren; four siblings, Dewey Drake, Edna Prather, Judy Holensead, Bennie Drake; and a host of family and friends. Visitation will be from 1pm until 6pm Sunday and from 9am until 2pm Monday at Chism Family Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Funeral services will be held at 2pm Monday December 10th at the chapel of Chism Family Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Burial will follow in the Vine Grove Cemetery. Condolences an be expressed online at www.chismfamilyfunerals.com.
MSG (Ret) Carl Cole, 71, passed away Monday December 3rd. He is survived by his wife Judy Stone Cole; two daughters, Dawn Richlie and Laura Durham; five grandchildren; one great grandson; six sisters, Elizabeth, Helen, Geraldine, Wilma, Juanita, Maxine; and a host of extended family and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Cole will be held at 12:30 pm Friday December 14 at the chapel of the Chism Family Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff with military honors. Visitation will be from 5 until 8pm Thursday and from 10am until 12:30 pm Friday at the Chism Family Funeral Home in Vine Grove. Condolences can be expressed online at www.chismfamilyfunerals.com.