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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper November 30, 2017 - 3 HELEN DONOHEW VINA PURVIS GRAY Helen Donohew, 83, de- parted this life on Novem- ber 27, 2017 surrounded by her precious family. She was born in Bath County on March 6, 1934 to the late Lloyd Thomas Thompson and Mary Elizabeth Warner Thompson. She married Samuel Clifton Donohew and together with their family they opened and operated Donohew Incor- porated. Most of her life, however, she was a home- maker; spending her time nurturing and loving her family. She was a member of the Peeled Oak Christian Church. In her spare time, she had a passion for gar- dening and planting flow- ers, but she also had a spe- cial talent for painting. She often painted saw blades and gifted them to fam- ily members. She loved an- tiques and her animals and her church. She is survived by two sons Mike (Jeanie) Donohew and Sam (Stefani) Donohew all of Owingsville; two daughters Debbie (Har- old) Copher and Kathy Sor- rell all of Owingsville; seven Vina Purvis Gray, 81, passed away early in the grandchildren and nine morning on Tuesday, No- great-grandchildren. She vember 28, 2017. She was was preceded in death by born in Montgomery Coun- her husband Samuel Clif- ty on May 9, 1936 to the late ton Donohew; one son Da- Jame Purvis and Anna Belle vid Donohew; one brother Bowles Purvis. She was a Lloyd "Sonny" Thompson, Homemaker and Farmer, Jr. and one sister Marilyn working alongside her late Montgomery. Visitation was held on Tuesday at Richardson Funeral Home. Funeral Services were con- ducted on Wednesday with the Reverend Charles Mc- Guire officiating. Burial fol- lowed in the Donohew Fam- ily Cemetery. husband Orval Gray for many years. Stie was deeply devoted to her family and dearly loved each of her children, grandchildren siblings. She leaves behind her son Bill (Suzanne) Gray of Owingsville; one brother Austin Purvis; three sisters Ada Crouch, Allie Copher, and Sarah Spence; 4 grand- children Chad, Zachery, Rachel and Jillian Gray; and 4 great grandchildren Mav- erick Gray, McKenna Gray, Gracie Gray, and Shelby Lawson. Friends may visit from 12-2 p.m. Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Rich- ardson Funeral Home. Ser- vices will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday with Reverend Gary Boyd offici- ating. Burial to follow in the Longview Cemetery. KATHY PRICE FERGUSON Organized by the Cave Run Lake Chapter of the Sheltowee Trace Association (STA) Join us for a 6-mile hike featuring the beautiful "Furnace" Arch. Partici- pants will park at Clear Creek Lake and be shut- fled to Ratliff Road, which crosses the Trace to the south. The hike takes us past spectacular bluff views, which should be es- pecially outstanding in De- cember. We ask for a $10 donation per person, which will cov- er the cost of the shuffle, as well as support our STA chapter in ongoing mainte- nance of the trail. Please let us know if you are interested by emailing crlc@ sheltoweetrace.org. DATE: Saturday, Decem- ber 9 ARRIVAL TIME: 9:45 am SHUTTLE DEPARTURE TIME: 10 am PARKING AND SHUTFLE DEPARTURE POINT: Clear Creek Lake LENGTH OF HIKE: 6 miles ESTIMATED TIME: 3 - 4 hours, including rest breaks and lunch DIRECTIONS: Clear Creek Lake: Take Highway 211 south from Highway 60 in Salt Lick. After 3.5 miles, turn left on Clear Creek Road, at the sign for Zilpo Recre- ation Area. After 2.5 miles, turn right into the parking area at Clear Creek Lake. We will have event signs posted to help guide you from Clear Creek Road. (If you are coming from the south, Clear Creek Rd is a right turn off 211 about 3 miles north of Hwy 211s junction with Hwy 36.) Questions? Email crlc@ sheltoweetrace.org. at the family farm, and play- life Kathy Price Ferguson, ing with her grandchildren. 57, of Cedarville, Ohio for- She also enjoyed collecting By Cecil Lawson merly of Bath County, Ken- t-shirts from family and KyNewsGroup tucky departed from this friends when they went on cecil@kynewsgroup.com world to meet the Lord on trips. A visitation was held Friday, November 17, 2017 at Grace Baptist Ch'lrch, Kentucky 2017 deer hat- at Hospice of Dayton. She (109 North Main Street, vest totalsfollowingtheend was born at the family home Cedarville, Ohio 45314) of modern gun season this in Polksville (Bath County), on Saturday, November 25, past weekend show num- Kentucky on July 21, 1960, 2017, with a funeral ser- bers are down slightly but a daughter of the late Crate vices following, with Pastor still within the state-wide : i, iiM ixi e pric6: !o:ad_ Brian Hanson:officiating. aver igei:i : .... [li on to her parents, ' fie Graveside : :services ' and According, to: statistics was preceded in death by burial was conducted on from the Kentucky Depart- one sister, Marie Price Monday, November 27, ment of Fish & Wildlife's Raby, brother-in-law, Jerry 2017 at the family cemetery Telecheck system on Mon- day, 121,269 deer had been Stacy, nephews, Brian and in Polksville, Kentucky with checked, wh!ch is down Crate Price, niece, Aimee Rev. Lowell Rice officiating. Caldwell and her father- In lieu of flowers donations from lastyears 139,450. in-law and mother-in-law, may be made to Hospice 2015 was a record deer Leigh and Grace Fergnson, of Dayton, 324 Wilmington hunting season, with whom she loved dearly. Sur- Avenue, Dayton, OH 45420 155,734 checked. Of those deer killed this vivors include her husband, in memory of Kathy. The Ralph Ferguson, one son, Michael P,. Gray Funeral year, 57 percent were males James Ferguson (Angela), Home in Owingsville is car- and 43 percent females. 81 percent of those taken Josie and Amber Ferguson, her brothers, Haskell (Pan- la) Price, Larry Price, Har- ris (Samantha) Price, Billy (Crystal) Price, and Robin (Teresa) Price and sis- ters, Wanda Stacy, Debbie Benson (Alfred Little) and Dolly (Jeff) Heston. Kathy loved photography, looking for great buys at yard sales and auctions, spending time with her family, especially Photo courtesy of Kentucky Department of Fish & Wild- The top five counties for total harvest were Critten- den, 3116; Pendleton, 3028; Hardin, 3003; Christian, 2929; and Owen, 2842. Local harvest totals were: Bath County: 597 (down from 688 last year) Fleming County: 726 (down from 979 last year) Nicholas County: 744 (down from 755 last year) :Robertson County: 782 (down from 807 last year) Menifee County: 139 (down from 292 last year) This year state wildlife officials noted the worst outbreak of epizootic hem- orrhagic disease (EHD) in a decade. This viral disease spread by flies and midges was re- grandchildren, Alyssa, mg for local arrangenmnts. RYAN ALAN SMALLWOOD Ryan Alan Smallwood, 25, of Peartree Way, French- burg, Kentucky passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the St. Joseph-Mt. Sterling Hospital. He: was born in Mt, Stetting, Ken- tucky on December 30, 1991 the son of Jennifer Combs Smallwood and the late David Stephen Smallwood. He loved hunting and fish- ing and being outdoors. He is survived by his mother, Jennifer Combs Smallwood of Frenchburg, KY; a son, Tyson Smallwood of Means, KY; a daughter, Riley Small- wood of Means, KY; a brother, Cody Smallwood of Frenchburg, KY; his ma- ternal grandparents, Aide and Allie Combs of French- burg, KY; two aunts, Becky Combs of Frenchburg and Malana Day of Hazard, KY; and an uncle, Anthony Combs of Wellington, KY. In additign to his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Della and Betty Smallwood. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the Taul Ftmeral Home Chapel in French- burg with Rev. David Hale officiating and burial fol- lowed in the Lovelace Cem- etery. Visitation was held on Monday evening at the Taul Funeral Home. Pallbear- ers were Cody Smallwood, Kendall Combs, Kasey Combs, Tyler Noble, Chase Noble and Anthony Combs. Honorary pallbearers were Kristen Combs, Kayleah Combs, Braxton Day, Trea Macchia, Melanie Macchia, Latosha Cockerham, Day Cox, Shannon Combs and Zack Romans. sponsible for at least 5000 reported deaths of deer across the state and was re- this year were killed using corded across several states a modern firearm, 12.7 per- in the Appalachian region. cent were taken with a bow, However, state officials 3 percent with a muzzle did not expect the disease loading rifle, and 2.7 per- to significantly impact herd cent with a crossbow populations. (( 0 ( .( )) Bath Co Cares, a non-profit community organization dedi- cated to providing resources !to battle our community's drug addiction crisis will host a program "Hiding in Plain Sight," by Kentucky State Po- lice Trooper Robert Purdy, on Monday, December 11, 2017, at the Bath County High School gym, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This course is designed to educate community leaders, caregivers, and profession- als working with teens about some of the current drug trends affecting our youth. Attendees will learn first- hand how everyday items that appear harmless but are alco- hol and drug-related. The public is encouraged to attend this program. Check out the closest store carrying Hallmark in your area! Owingsville's only locally owned and operated funeralhome " facebook~ 121 E. Main St. P.O. Box 68 Owingsville, KY 40360 Phone: (606)674-2922 Ginny: (606)776-4453 www.richardsonfh.com Hours are 8 to 4:30 Monday-Friday : ' Weekends by appointment Photo submitted Bath County Middle School teacher Jennifer Blount was recognized during the recent 4-H Banquet on Nov. 12 for her years of service to Bath County 4-H. She was )resented a plaque by 4-H Agent Terence Clemens. Compassionate, C a ri nsg 'rvTi:u: t e d 89 Slate Avenue, Owingsville, ICY 40360 606-674-6345 www.mrgfh.com 24 hr Obit Line 606-674-8171 MAYSVILLE MONUMENT WORKS 1515 Forest Ave, MaysvUle, KY 606-564-5859 FLEMING COUNTY MONUMENT 2390 Bypass Rd, Flemingsburg, KY 41041 ' 606-876-5174 LEWIS COUNTY MONUMENT 8402 West Kentucky 9(AA HWY) Vanceburg, KY 41179 606-796-6127 /