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Many of These Obituaries Were Posted in Harlan Daily Enterprise, Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky

Buchanan, Freddie Jean Sergent

Freddie Jean Sergent Buchanan 70, of Harlan, Ky. Passed away Monday, August 18, 2008 at the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN. She was born May 9, 1938 in Harlan Co. Ky. Mrs. Buchanan was a Nurses Aid & a member of the Mary Helen United Methodist Church. Mrs. Buchanan was preceded in death by her husband; Marshal Buchanan. Parents; Fred & Birdie Fee Sergent. & one sister; Pauline Robinson. Mrs. Buchanan Leaves to morn her passing two children; Sharon McCullough of Mesa, AZ. Denny Powers of Harlan, Ky. Four brothers; Bill Collins of Warren, Mi. Walter Sergent, Theo Collins & Randy Collins all of Harlan, Ky. Three sisters; Charlene Short of Gallen, OH. Vickie Brown of Georgia. Judy Brock of Harlan, Ky. And all of her many special friends and neighbors from the Holiday Apartments. Funeral Services are scheduled Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Mount Pleasant Funeral Home with the Pastor Bob Landis Officiating. After the services Mrs. Buchanan will be laid to rest in the Day-Jackson Cemetery of Cranks, Ky. Family & Friends will serve as pallbearers. The Family will receive friends Wednesday, August 20, 2008 from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at; www.harlanobits.net. Mount Pleasant Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Caldwell, Eli

Eli Caldwell, Published: Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:45 PM CDT: Eli Caldwell, 91, of Wallins, Ky. Passed away Saturday, August 9, 2008 at the Harlan Nursing Home. He was born May 23, 1917 in Leslie County, Ky. Mr. Caldwell was a warehouse worker for H.T. Hackney and a member of the Wallins Baptist Church. Mr. Caldwell was preceded in death by his wife; Mahaley Brock Caldwell. Parents; Shade & Laura Belcher Caldwell. One child; Thea Caldwell. 12 brothers & sisters. And three Grandchildren. Mr. Caldwell is survived by five children; Jesse Muncy & husband, David. Freda Thomas & husband, John Robert. Harold Caldwell Sr. & wife, Debbie all of Wallins, Ky. Bert Caldwell & wife, Denise of Keith, Ky. Elsie Faye Caldwell of Tazewell, TN. One sister; Elsie Noe of Wallins, Ky. 15 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of Mount Pleasant Funeral Home with the Rev. Freeman Clark & Rev. Doug Daniels officiating. Burial will follow the service in the Daniels Cemetery of Wallins, Ky. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 10 and Monday August 11, 2008 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the chapel of the Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. The Wallins Fire Dept. will serve as pallbearers. Online condolences may be left at www.harlanobits.net Mount Pleasant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Combs, Robert

Robert Combs, Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 12:01 AM CDT Robert Combs, 85, of Jones Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 16, 2008 at the Harlan ARH Hospital, Harlan, KY. A native and lifelong resident of Harlan County, KY, he was a retired coal miner and believed in the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Fern Middleton Combs; his mother, Dawn Ward Combs; his father, Roscoe Combs; a brother, Roy Combs; two sisters: Mae and Ruby Combs; and a grandchild, Rachel Faye Napier. Survivors include five children: Timmy Ray Combs and wife, Mary, Jones Creek; Rodney Gene Combs and wife, Wanda, Bangor, Maine; Selisa Lynn Harris and husband, David, Pennington Gap; Gregory Lee Combs and wife, Emma, Jones Creek; and Delora Fern Combs, Harlan. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren: Becky Combs, Angela Pennington, Timothy Combs, Jessica Long, Joshua Combs, Heather Howard, Ashley Napier, Brandon Bell, Shawn Bell, Wesley Bell, Jamie Combs, Chris Combs, Daniel Combs, Jesse Combs and Jimmy Combs; and nine great-grandchildren: Madison, Gavin, Bethany and Caleb Combs, Emily Howard, Gracie Pennington, Allison Combs, Kaylee Long and Chris Combs, Jr. Visitation will be held anytime today at the Turner Baptist Church at Verda. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Church with the Rev. Jerry Kirby and the Rev. Verlan Madden officiating. Burial will follow in the Family Cemetery at Jones Creek. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Online condolences may be left at www.harlanobits.net. Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Couch, Bethel

Bethel Couch, Published: Thursday, August 14, 2008 12:36 AM CDT: Bethel L. Couch formerly of Putney, Ky. Passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at the Harlan Nursing Home. He was born October 24, 1929 in Napier, Ky. Mr. Couch was a veteran of the U.S. Army and believed in the Church of Christ faith. Preceding Mr. Couch in death is his wife; France Couch. Parents; David & Leona Turner Couch. Two Children; Patsy Lynn & Attie Mae Couch. Three brothers; Sidney Couch, Ralph Couch, & Bige Couch. Two sisters; Thelma Hart & Mary Couch. Left behind to morn his passing his son; George David Couch. One brother; Burchell Couch of Fairplay, Ky. Five sisters; Christen Mayberry & husband DA. Louise Mosley. Geneva Hamblin & husband Robert. Sue Phelps & husband Leland all of Corbin, Ky. Sophia Walker & husband Bob of South Carolina. And many nieces, nephews, family & friends also survive. Funeral Services are scheduled to be conducted Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 12:00 P.M. in the chapel of Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. With the Rev; Jim Blair Officiating. Burial will follow the services in Resthaven Cemetery with Full Military Rights being observed by The Harlan County Honor Guard. Family & Friends will serve as Pallbearers. The Couch Family will receive Friends Friday, August 15, 2008 From 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.harlanobits.net. Mount Pleasant Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Fuson, Tammy Johnson

Tammy Fuson, Published: Friday, August 15, 2008 11:40 PM CDT: Tammy Marie Sizemore Fuson, 36, of Ages, entered eternal rest Thursday, August 14, 2008 at her home. A native of Fort Dustis, Virginia, she had lived in Harlan County most of her life. She was a graduate of Evarts High School, a homemaker, and believed in the Church of God faith. Tammy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Willis and Odie Johnson, Willard and Sally Sizemore; a brother, Leroy Johnson; a special cousin, Jordyan Johnson; an aunt, Wanda Vesper; and a very special friend, Judy Rains. Survivors include her husband of 18 years, James Edward Fuson, Jr., Ages; two children, Richard Garrett Fuson and Alana Nornelle Fuson, both of Ages; her parents, Willie V. Sizemore and Shirley Johnson Sizemore, River Ridge; and a brother, Tony Sizemore and wife, Renee, Evarts. Also surviving are her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lytta and James Edward Fuson, Sr., Ages; two brothers-in-law, Gary Fuson, Sookie Ridge; Larry Fuson, Verda; two special friends, Leslie Jackson and Barbara Middleton; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be held at the Closplint Church of God Saturday from 5 until 9 pm and Sunday from 12 until 9 pm. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1 pm at the Closplint Church of God with the Rev. Martin Bledsoe and Rev. Steve Sizemore officiating. Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.harlanobits.net. Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Hagy, Genevieve Raye Ford

Genevieve Hagy, Published: Sunday, August 17, 2008 11:42 PM CDT: Genevieve Raye Ford Hagy 83, of Elcomb, Ky. Passed away Sunday, August 17, 2008 at her residence. She was born February 21, 1925 in Highsplint, Ky. Mrs. Hagy was a former sales associate for Bowers & Belks Dept. Stores. She was a member of the Harlan Baptist Church where she taught the five year old Sunday School Class and Sun Beams for 13 Years, a charter member of the Glory Singers, a member of the Christian Menders and Joy’s Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her parents; Guy Ford Sr. & Viola Ann Dockery Ford. Husband; Eugene Hagy. Daughter; Kaye Hagy Blanton. One brother; Fred C. Ford. Survivors include one daughter; Susan Hagy Pollitte & husband Dennis of Harlan, Ky. Three grandchildren; Lisa Tolliver & husband Lee of Harlan, Ky. Allen Blanton of Harlan, Ky. & Joseph Pollitte Lexington, Ky. One brother; Guy Ford Jr. & wife Wilma of Lafollette, TN. Two sisters; Maxine Young Ellison & husband Clyde of Caryville, TN. & Geraldine Cutshaw of Pendleton, IN. Health Care Sitters & Special Friends; Deborah Farmer & Evelyn Farmer. Special Friend; Flora Strange. And several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at 2:30 PM at the Harlan Baptist Church with the Rev. Josh Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in the Resthaven Cemetery of Keith, Ky. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 19, 2008 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM at the Harlan Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be; Allen Blanton, Lee Tolliver, Dennis Pollitte, Joseph Pollitte, Carl Moses, Roy Farmer Sr., Roy Farmer Jr. & Guy Ford Jr. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Harlan Baptist Church General Fund. Online condolences may be left at; www.harlanobits.net Mount Pleasant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, Dewayne Jackson, Jeff Sawyers & Tim Jackson Directors.

Perry, Millard

Millard Perry, Published: Thursday, August 14, 2008 11:15 PM CDT: Millard Wayne Perry a resident of Tazewell, TN was born May 9, 1953 and past away August 12, 2008 at the Claiborne County Hospital. He was a native of Harlan, KY. He was preceded in death by his father, Hubert Perry; mother, Geneva Perry; brothers, Harry & Harmon; Sister Cindy Perry. He is survived by his wife: Rosalie Perry of Tazewell, TN; A Special Grandson that he loved dearly: Cody Hubbard of Tazewell, TN; Eight Children: Junior & Wife Donna; Randy & Theresa Perry of Harlan, Ky; Charley & wife Liz Couch of Harlan, Ky; Allen Hubbard of Greenville, TN; Christopher & wife Jerri Hubbard of Harlan, Ky; Crystal & husband Rick Turner of Pineville, KY; Shawn Hubbard of Tazewell, TN; 20 Grandchildren: Ashley Perry, Justin Napier, McKaly Napier, Kamie Napier, Donnie Hensley, Jamie Couch, Kelly Couch, Casey Davis, Kyla whitehead, Nevaeh Harris, Trinity Hubbard, Zackary Hubbard, Amanda Hubbard, Ashley Hubbard, TJ Bailey, Megan Bailey, Ashley Turner, Elina Turner, Emily Turner; Brothers: Mike & wife Jenny Perry of Somerset, KY; Arnold & wife Jessie Perry of Tazewell, TN; Steve & Delmar Perry of Harlan, KY; sisters: Kate Couch of Harlan, KY; Lola & husband Donald Jackson of Somerset, Ky; Lynn Lewis of Harlan, KY; a host of nieces and nephews; Two Good Friends: Doug Couch and Ralph Young; and his special dog: Gidget. The family will receive friends from 5 until 9 p.m. Friday August 15, 2008 at the Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell, TN. Funeral service 1:00 P.M. Saturday August 15, 2008 at the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, TN. Burial in the Perry Family Cemetery. Coffey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rice, Amanda

Amanda Rice, Published: Sunday, August 10, 2008 11:20 AM CDT: Amanda Martin Rice, 30 of Putney, Kentucky was born on Friday, January 13, 1978 in Lexington Kentucky and died Friday, August 8, 2008 due to injuries of an automobile accident at Keith, Kentucky. She is preceded in death by her father, Arthur Eugene Christian. She is survived by: Her husband, Jerome Rice of Putney, Kentucky; Her mother, Carolyn Martin of Lexington, Kentucky; Her children: Dion Martin, Caitlin Rice, Elijah Eugene Rice, Jerome Rice and Tyler Maggard, all of Putney, Kentucky. Funeral services are Sunday, August 10, 2008 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rich Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Keith officiating. Burial will be Monday, August 11, 2008 at 1 p.m. at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens 4915 Harrodsburg Road Nicholasville, Kentucky. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Sunday, August 10, 2008 until the funeral hour. Pallbearers will be Family and Friends; Online condolences cane be made at www.harlanobits.net; Rich Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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