Roy Gardner Cook

Roy CookRoy Gardner Cook, 88, of Moelight Dr., died Friday, August 29, 2014, at Baptist Heath in Madisonville of natural causes. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville with Rev. Randall Rogers and Rev. Joe Leek officiating.  Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.   Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of arrangements. 

A native of Christian County, he was born May 25, 1926, the son of the late Floyd Alan and Lillie Mae P’Pool Cook.  He was a US Army veteran who served in the 78th Infantry Division in Germany in World War II.  He was a retired foreman with the Kentucky State Highway Department.  He attended First Baptist Church in Dawson Springs, and was a member of the VFW and Fraternal Order of the Eagles.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosa Mae Childress Cook in 1983, and a daughter: Deanna Brooks.

Survivors include his wife, Lurlene Farris Cook; his sons: Larry Gardner Cook and Terry “Pickle” Cook both of Hopkinsville; his daughters: Donna Jean Parker and Linda Gail Baucum both of Hopkinsville, and Debbie Farris Robertson of Benton; his brother Urey Cook of Hopkinsville; and 17 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

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Chris Wilcher

Chris WilcherChris Wilcher, 27, of South McPherson Street died at 3:17 p.m. Monday, August 25, 2014 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center following a long illness.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 29, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Hopkinsville with Rev. Dr. Chuck Gaines officiating.  Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be Friday from Noon until the funeral hour at First Baptist Church.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Hopkinsville, he was born August 24, 1987 the son of Terry and Debbie Wilcher of Hopkinsville.  He had worked in the plumbing industry and was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his parents include his wife:  Sheena Wilcher; his sons:  Nathinello Wilcher, Brayton Wilcher and Benjamin Cunningham all of the home; his daughter:  Angel Wilcher of the home; his sister:  Angel Allran (Timothy) of Hopkinsville; his maternal grandmother:  Laura Ann Raymer of Hopkinsville; and his mother in law:  Cynthia McMican of Hopkinsville.

Pallbearers will be Timothy Allran, Darian Bell, Kenneth Alcorn, Michael McGee, Billy, McMican, Jr.,  and Kenneth Encinias.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Heritage Bank c/o Sheena Wilcher Account, P.O. Box 537, Hopkinsville, KY 42241.

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Allan Moss

Allan MossAllan Weathers Moss, 90, John Rives Road, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Bradford Heights Health & Rehab Center after a brief illness.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville conducted by Rev. James O. Hazelrigg with burial to follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers will be John Moss, George Ragan, Mike Ousley, Jerold Baldwin, Will Hargrove  and Randy Menie.

Visitation will be from noon until the service hour of 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

A native of Lafayette, Kentucky born February 25, 1924, he was the son of the late Gillie Garland and Rosa Sumner Moss.  He was a farmer and had attended Liberty Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Joyce Baldwin Moss, one brother, William Edward Moss and his wife Jackie, Paducah, Kentucky, one sister, Erlene Gilliland of Nashville, Tennessee, three nephews; Ronald Moss, Hopkinsville, Harold Gilliland, Nashville, Tennessee, and Eddie Moss, Orlando, Florida and three nieces; Susan Trailov, Franklin, Tennessee, Patty Feather, Ft. Myers, Florida and Connie Lease, Plainfield, Indiana.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers; Martin Lymoin Moss and John Gaither Moss.  Memorial contributions are suggested to the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum, P.O. Box 1093, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

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Margo Brumfield

Margo Brumfield.jpg Margo Brumfield, 72, Bell Station Road, died at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee after a brief illness.

Private graveside services will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Riverside Cemetery.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Kelly Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Phillip Brumfield.  Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until the service hour at the church.

Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of arrangements.

A native of Pocatello, Idaho born May 22, 1942, she was the daughter of the late John Edwin and Christine Carrie Cottrell White.  She was a member of Olivet Baptist Church.  She had been employed by the Hopkinsville F.O.E. #3423 for more than 30 years.

Survivors include three sons; Donnie Brumfield and his wife Tyra, Brentwood, Tennessee, Rev. Phillip Brumfield and his wife Elizabeth, Hopkinsville and Andy Brumfield and his wife LeaAnn, Oak Grove, Kentucky, one daughter, Judy Dewese and her husband Tom, Clarksville, Tennessee, one sister, Jackie Walker, Hopkinsville and six grandchildren.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Eagle Riders Group, Lexi Sabatino Poker Run, %Amy Hansen, 3031 Cox Mill Rd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

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George I. Estes

George Estes 2George I. Estes, 70, of Nashville, TN died Wednesday morning, August 20, 2014 at Centennial Medical Center following a brief illness.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 22, 2014 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, KY with the Rev. Earl Grace officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West.  Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Macon, Georgia he was born December 12, 1943 the son of the late Jack and Laura Estes.  He was retired from the United States Army.  He was a decorated Vietnam veteran who served a majority of his military career as a paratrooper.  Following his retirement from the United States Army he went on to work and retire from the United States Postal Service.

Survivors include his wife:  Marianne Estes; his son:  Ricky L. Estes (Jackie R.) of Orlinda, TN; his daughter:  Angela L. Grace of Hopkinsville, KY; his step sons:  Tony Campos of Clarksville, TN and Patrick Campos of Mississippi; his step daughter:  Marissa Elrod (Marty) of Mississippi; his sister:  Sandra Porter of Fort Lauderdale, FL; seven grandchildren; four step grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and two step great grandchildren.

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Harvard “Buddy” Austrew

Buddy AustrewHarvard “Buddy” Austrew, 68, James Drive, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at his residence following a long illness.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home with Pastor Kris Page officiating.  Burial will be at Peaceful Meadows Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Henderson, Kentucky he was born June 30, 1946, the son of the late Harvard John and Opal Evelyn Stone Austrew.  He was retired as the director of manufacturing at Emhart Teknologies.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Sutton Austrew; three daughters, Melissa Carpenter, Oklahoma, and Angie Austrew Grace and Erica “Annie” West (Courtney), both of Hopkinsville; two sisters, Ima Oranjo, Florida, and Mrs. Charlotte Fort (Elmer), Christian County; six grandchildren: Holly Haddock, Steven Garabrandt, Vinnie Grace, Amy Scherrer, Isaac West, and Noah West; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Christian Academy.

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Alta Mayer

Alta Mayer, 80, of East 1st Street Extension, died at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville.  Following visitation her body will be cremated and her cremains will be buried in Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee, WI.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Groveton, TX she was born December 20, 1933 the daughter of the late Israel and Ruby Pillows.  She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Allen Mayer, who died in 1989.

She is survived by her sons:  Daniel Allen Mayer (Sandy) of Beecher, IL and Anthony Michael Mayer (Debra) of Belvadeer, IL; her daughter:  Donna Mauldin (David Raber) of Hopkinsville, KY; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

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Claire Brame

Claire BrameClaire Brame, 88, of Henderson Drive formerly of the St. Elmo Community died on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Salem Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Stewart officiating.  Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour at the church.  Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Scarsdale, New York she was born February 25, 1926 the daughter of the late George Henry Trubenbach and Francis Mueller Trubenbach.  She was a retired secretary from Tom C. Jones Insurance Agency.  She was a member of Salem Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sammy Brame.

She is survived by her brother:  Robert G. Trubenbach (Peggy) of McKinney, TX; her sister – in – law:  Jean Cremer of Utica, KY; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews; and her very special friends who she considered family: Charles “Chuck”, Jana, Beth Ann and Will Crabtree.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Salem Baptist Church 2828 Elmo Road, Pembroke, KY 42266, Max’s Hope Pet Rescue, or Cats Are Us c/o Ruth Hawes.

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Mary Frances Langhi

Mary LanghiMary Frances Langhi, 76, James Lyn Drive, died on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee of natural causes.

Funeral mass will be 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 15, 2014 conducted by Rev. Fr. Richard Meredith with burial to follow in the Langhi Family Cemetery in Christian County.  Pallbearers will be her grandsons; Ryan Langhi, Donald John Langhi, Wyatt Langhi, John Langhi, Kolbe Langhi, Jude Langhi, Zachary Langhi and Luke Shouse.

A rosary service will be held at the church at 11:30 immediately prior to the service.

Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Chicago, Illinois born July 17, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Henry Francis Thoma and Louise Catherine DeVaux Thoma.  She was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church and was a homemaker.

Her husband, Donald John Langhi, Sr. died on March 30, 2014.

She is survived by two sons; Donnie Langhi and his wife Dawn and Michael Langhi and his wife Michelle, all of Hopkinsville, three daughters; Susan Langhi, Nashville, Tennessee, Nanette L. Shouse and her husband Todd, Hopkinsville and Shari Langhi of Nashville, one brother, Robert Henry Thoma and his wife Phyllis, Wonder Lake, Illinois, one sister, Jeanette Jurgot and her husband Tom, Antioch, Illinois, sixteen grandchildren; Donald John “DJ” Langhi, Wyatt Langhi, Kolbe Langhi, Jude Langhi, Zachary Langhi, John Michael Langhi, Michaela Langhi, Lauren Langhi, Elizabeth Langhi, Cecilia Langhi, Jordan Shouse, Nicolette Shouse, Jenna Shouse, Kristian Shouse, Lucas Shouse, Ryan Langhi and one great-grandchild, Aubree.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Louise Thoma in 1989.

Memorial contributions are suggested to SS Peter & Paul Catholic School Building Fund, 902 East 9th St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

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Jeremy Kent Easley

Jeremy EasleyJeremy Kent Easley, 46, South Main Street, died at 12:43 p.m. Friday, August 8, 2014  at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah of natural causes.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15, 2014 at Hopkinsville First United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Paige S. Williams and Rev. Keith Katterheinrich with burial to follow on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in North Grove Christian Cemetery in Egan, Illinois.  Pallbearers will be members of the Little River Cycling Club. Honorary pallbearers will consist of members of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hopkinsville First United Methodist Church.

A native of West Des Moines, Iowa born October 8, 1967, he was the son of Rev. Carlton Easley, Oregon, Illinois and the late Lilly Mae Owens Easley, who died in February 2006.

Jeremy earned his B.S. degree from SIU-Carbondale and his M.M. from A.P.S.U. He was currently serving as the Director of Traditional Music at Hopkinsville First United Methodist Church, where he was a member.

He served as First United Methodist Church liaison for the Kiwanis Soapbox Derby and was a member of the Hopkinsville Athenaeum Society.

In addition to his father, Jeremy is survived by a brother, Nathaniel Easley, Jackson, Mississippi, three sisters; Carlene Easley, Davenport, Iowa, Lydia Easley and her husband Gabriel Cortiñas, Andenzeno, Italy and Joanna Easley, Oregon, Illinois, two nephews; Sebastian Cardenas and Leo Cardenas, four nieces; Tarah Easley, Gaia Cortiñas, Carys Cortiñas and Elizza Easley along with several aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hopkinsville FUMC Chancel Choir, 1305 S. Main St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or to the Latin American Outreach Mission, P. O. Box 401, Frankfort, IN 46041

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