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THE OHIO COUNTY Yew Ptam HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, OHIO COUNTY DEATHS John W. Duncan John W. Duncan, 82 of Owensboro, died at 9:45 p.m. January 29 tntheOhio County Hospital, at Hart- ford, following a long Illness. He was born May 26, 1886 in Daviess County, and was a retired farmer and a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Fannte Yates, of Gar- denia, California; a son, William H. Duncan, of Cen- tertown; seven grand- children; 12 great-grand- children; a sister, Mrs. Maude Williams of Califor- nia. Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Duke Funeral Home here with the Rev. William Holladay, pastor of Centertown Bap- tist Church, officiating. Burial was in the Habit Cemetery, Daviess County. Vernie Allen Vernie Allen, 58, of McHenry died Friday at Ohio County Hospital. A native of Ohio County, he was born September 7, 1910 and had been a resident of the McHenry area for most of his life. Alien had been employed by Interna- tional Steel, Evansville. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Nettle Allen; nine daugh- ters, Mrs. Dorothy Doug- las, Mrs. Mardell Everly, Mrs. Barbara Ball, Mrs. Bonnie Matthews, Miss Jenetta Allen, all of Mc- Henry, Mrs. Ruth Rowe, Whiting, Indiana, Mrs. Donnie Autry and Mrs. Patsy Simpson, both of Louisville; Mrs. Carolyn Ball of Louisville; three sons, Oscar and Billy Allen of McHenry and Connie Allen of Louisville; 30 grandchildren, one great grandchild; two half sis- ters, Mrs. Mary Bennett of Hartford and Mrs. Virginia Baize of McHenry; one half brother, Manfred Stewart of Owensboro. Services were held at 1:30 a.m. Sunday at Chinn Funeral Home conducted by the Rev. Lee James of Robard, Kentucky. Burial was in Southard Cemetery. The Chinn Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Manassie Allen MrsJV[anassie Alien, 84, of Cromwell died at 7 a.m. Friday at the Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. Born June, 1885 in Ohio County, she was a member of the Church of God. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Alma Apgar of Augusta, Georgia, three sons, Morman of Crom- well, Roy of Wooster, Ohio and J. L. Alien, Junior of Lufkin, Texas; five grand- children; one sister, Mrs. D. C. Perguson of Horse Branch. Services were held at 1:30 p.m.Sunday at the Wil- liam L. Danks Funeral Home with burial in Rosine Cemetery. Jesse J. Snodgrass Jesse James Snodgrass, 77, died at his residence in Central City at 7:15 a.m. Saturday. He was born in Ohio County on July 4, 1891. Snodgrass was a retired coal miner. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Olevia Snodgrass; two sons, Arthur Snodgrass of Beaver Dam and Joseph Snodgrass of Central City; five daughters, Mrs. Marie Jones of Rockport, Mrs. Jessie Purson of Louis- ville, Mrs. Nell Harrison of Lewisburg, Mrs. Stella Faye Douglas of Owensboro and Mrs. Sherwood Mark- well of Central City; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Wilson of Louisville and Mrs. Lula Ferguson of Beaver Dam; one half-sister, Mrs. Loletta Wigginson of Rum- say. ServiCes were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the ECIs General Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. W. O. Curtis, pas- tor. Burial was in the church cemetery. The Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of the a r rangements. TIMES FEBRUARY 6, 1969 4 Joe B. Murray Joe Belton Murray, 70, of 1505 Northeast 2nd Street, Pompano Beach, Florida, formerly of Owensboro died Saturday in Broward General Hospital at Pompano, following a lingering illness. For 25 years he had been connected with the Good- year Tire Company at Akron, Ohio. He was born on February 6, 1899, in Ohio County and had lived in Owensboro until he moved to Akron more than 27 years ago. He was a member of the First Baptist Church at Pompano Beach. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Grace Murray; a daughter, Mrs. William James McKnight of Vienna, Virginia; a grandchild, a sister, Mrs. Albert Dailey of Waveland, Mississippi; two brothers, Winfred Ray Murray of Owensboro and William Aubrey Murray of Hartford: Services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Haley-McGinnis and Ow- ensboro Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Wainscott, pastor of the Third Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. The Haley-McGinnis and Owensboro Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Estil B. Shultz Estil B. Shultz, 80, of Valley Station died at 6:25 p.m. Saturday at, the Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Born April 2, 1888 In Butler County he is sur- vived by four daughters, Mrs. Mary Arnold of Bea- ver Dam, Mrs. Marnie Tay- lor of Arrow Smith, Illinois, Mrs. Lucille Baker of Shively, Mrs. Helen Gable of Easton, Permsylvania; four sons, Willie B. of Louisville, Charles A. of East View, William E. of Valley Sta- tion, and Harry N. of Ham- mond, Indiana; 43 grand- children and 39 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Duke Funeral Home in Hartford conducted by the Rev. W. O. Hanson, minister of the First Bap- tist Church of Hartford, officiating. Burial was in West Providence Ceme- tery. The Duke Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Elvis Spinks Elvis Spinks, 81, of Route 3, Beaver Dam, died at 4 a.m. Monday at the Pro- fessional Care Nursing Home at Hartford. Hewas born July21, 1887 in Ohio County. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Helen Mitchell of Louisville; one son. Gar- land Spinks of Horse Branch; two step daugh- ters, Mrs. Herman Martin of Route 1, Hartford and Mrs. Mary Peach of East Chicago, Indiana; one step son, Jesse Gray of Route 3, Beaver Dam; four grand- children; two great-grand- children; two sisters, Mrs. Prudie Garcia of Hartford and Mrs. Elizabeth Miller of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico; one brother, Ernest Spinks of Denver, Colorado. Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Duke Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. W. O. Hanson, pastor of the Hartford Bap- tist Church, with burial in the Oakwood Cemetery. The Duke Funeral Home, Hartford, was in charge of the arrangements. Elmer White Elmer White, 66, of Echols, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. White, a lifelong resident of the Echols community, was a retired employee of the Illinois Central Rail- road and a member of the Echols General Baptist Church. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bessie Hicks White; one daughter, Mrs. Irene Bartley of Louisville; one son, Billie White of Echols; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Knaff of Downer's Grove, Illinois, Mrs. Lily Holland of Louisville, and Mrs. Clara Smith of Echols; and one brother, Harry White of Echols. Services will be held at 2 D.m. today at the Echols State Employment Representative To Be In County A representative from the Kentucky State employ- ment service will be in the Ohio County Community Action Agency office top floor of the court house on February 11 from l:30p.m to 3:00 p.m. to take job applications and screen ap- plications for the following programs, Job Corps, NYC and Government Man Power Training Programs. Hospital Admissions Visiting Hoars 1-4 P.M. 7-8 P.H, January 28 - Denny Roy Himes, Hartford; Denny Daugherty, Horse Branch. January 29 - Stanley Fields, Beaver Dam; Odrey Lee Embry, Utica; Mary O. Kirk, Centertown; Shirley Allen, Rosine. January 30 - Grace Woosley, Rosine; Evelyn Taylor, Rosine; AdaSmith, Centertown; Cliffie Ben- nett, Beaver Dam; Virginia Cole, Hartford; Phyllis Burt, Beaver Dam; Nancy Pierce, Hartford. January 31 - Herman Peach, Hartford; David Millerm, Hartford. February 1 - Charlie Cox, Hartford; Andy Anderson, Hartford; Margaret Neigh- bors, Dundee; Pansy Lee, Beaver Dam; Clinton Hay- wood, Beaver Dam. February 2 Shelby Crowe, McHenry; Florence Anthony, Fordsville; Jesse L. Rains, Hartford; Cor- dellia Alexander, Beaver Dam; William B. Heflin, Centertown; Ghee Garrett, Rockport; Virginia Brooks, Centei-town. January 3 - Jack Tiche- nor, Beaver Dam; Rebecca Black, Beaver Dam; Rod- hey Bullock, Hartford; Mary M. Middleton, Beaver Dam; Wendell Thomas Bates, Horse Branch; TaRa Renfrow, Hartford; Bessie Irene Smith, Echols; Beulah Benton, Beaver Dam; Wendy Grant Dam. A daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Willie Pierce, Route 3, Hartford, January 31. Ohio County Farmers Attend Corn Short Course The above group of Ohio County farmers attended the University of Kentucky Corn Short Course at Henderson on Tuesday, February 4. The transportation was furnished by the Ohio County Farm Bureau. They are, left to right, M. G. Sandefur, Henry Daniel, Harold Coleman, J. C. Lindley, Jerry Shultz, Joe Grider, Conrad Render, Dane Milligan, McUen Westerfield, Tony Hall, Tony Chinn, P. R. Brown, Joe Knight, Earl Campbell, Lloyd Ward, Raymond Kirk, Charles Brown, Darrell VanFleet, Gilmore Mitchell, Ray Luttrell, John Render and Area Extension Specialist, John Kavanaugh. : Former Countian Killed In Owensboro Auto Accident Shellie B. Renfrow, 69, of 822 East 15th Street died at the Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital at 4:15 p.m. Monday of injuries suffered in a two-car collision at Second and Clay Streets in Owensboro at 1 p.m. The driver of the second car was Parvin Morris Carlock, 29, of 1114 West 2rid Street. According to Owensboro police reports, Carlock stated he was driving his car west on 2nd Street, a one-way street west, when Renfrow's auto pulled on to 2nd Street at the Clay Street intersection. Car- McHenry Society Mrs. Hubert Hillard Phone 274-4649 Mr. Vernie Allen died Friday afternoon, January 31. He is survived by his wife, the former Nettle Mae Southard and several child- ren. Our sympathy goes to the family and loved ones. David L. Moseley, medi- cal student in Florida and Mr. and Mrs. Willard Moseley and Violet, Rock- port, Indiana visited Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Moseley Sunday. Thomas Gene, Terry Hillard and Dickie Rock spent the weekend in Whit- ing, Indiana with Bennie and Edward Hillard and Kenny and Freddie Rock and family. Jimmy Chinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. James (Turk) Chinn is to be inducted into the army this month. Mr. and Mrs. Vernl Moseley and Judith, were, guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Moseley Sunda afternoon. Mrs. Levi Moore, Beaver Dam visited Mrs. Blinie Trail Saturday. Mr. Bert Porter has been a patient at the Ohio County Hospital recently. Mrs. Donald Hillard, who underwent surgery in Ham- mond, Indiana is back at her home recovering ac- cording to word received by Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Personals Mr. and Mrs. Lindley Bennett, Walker Street, had as guests over the weekend their daughter, Mrs. Roy Abney, Mr. Abney and baby of Hammond, Indiana. They were here to attend the fu- neral of Mrs. Abney's uncle, Mr. Vernie Allen. They also visited Mr. Abney's father, who is a patient at the CalhounHos- pital. Wednesday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wright of Horton was their son, Mr. Elmer Wright and Mrs. Wright of Iron Moun- tain Road, Hartford. Chil Sup Wed., 57p. Admission Ohio C High sponsored OCHS Boo lock was reported as not injured in the crash. Renfrow was born in Ohio County on June 9, 1899 and had lived in Owensboro most of his life. He was a member of the first Christian Church, and was a retired electrician, formerly with the General Electric Company. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Myrtle Renfrow; two Circuit Coart News Ohio County Circuit Court Clerk, Mr. J. Carl Hill reported the following cases have been continued from the January circuit court. The case of d. R. Westerfield versus Texas Gas Company will be con- tinued until April 16 and a hearing of D. J. Erwinver- sus Peabody Coal Company has been set for March 28. Mrs. Ione Trail is back from the Owensboro ,,.._._t__. oav,o0000 after surgery on her jaw. By Mrs. Claude Ford Don't Hang Up[ Loyd Craig of Louisville spent the weekend with the Doug Fords. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Ford, Marty and Sherry had to go visiting last week as high water prevented them from getting to their own home. Mrs. Edgar Ford went to Louisville Thursday for a few days to visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Sam San- derfur, Phillip Wade, Mrs. Pirtle Sandefur and Mrs. O'Connel Renfrow were in Owensboro Saturday shop- ping. Mrs. Doug Ford, Carol and Rita and Loyd Craig called on Mrs. Ford's bro- ther, Gerald Maiden, Mrs. Maiden and boys Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Gobel Morris and Penny and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Duncan visited sick relatives in Louisville recently. Donald Ford who has been under a doctor's care for a cold and a sore throat hopes to be able to go back to school Monday. General Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. James Camplin, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Cecil Chinn Funeral Home is is charge of the arrangements. Directory Assistance, South Central Bell's New Operation daughters, Mrs. Vernia Daniel of Owensboro and Mrs. Virginia Scurlock of LaPorte, Texas; one son, C. B. Renfrow of Florence, Colorado. Services were held Wed- nesday at the James H. Davis Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Dr. Will Ses- sions, pastor of the First Christian Church. Burial was in the Rose Hill Ca- metery. The James H. Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrange- ments. For "At Home" Mobile Sales And Service See Harold Keown at Lake's Trailer Sa Highway 231 South Hartford, Kentucky Easy Terms- 10 Year Financing Trade For Anything Phone 298-7030, Res. 274-3694 $2.49 to $ "I don't want Directory Assistance, I want Informa- tion," came the callers reply to South Central Bell's new operation. Op- erators no longer say "Information" when you call for information. They say, "Directory Assist- ance, may I help you?" Local Manager Craig Hahn reports varied reac- tions of telephone custo- mers to the new service. He said some customers hung up when they heard "Directory Assistance" and called back moments later. "A number of callers also asked to be transferred to Information after they heard the opening state- ment." Mr. Hahn indicated that some callers remarked that the new procedure was a polite way of doing busi- ness and had a friendly Carol and Mona Ford at- tended the ball game at Ohio County High Thursday night. Carol spent the night with Mona. sound. The operators re- ported comments such as "That's better than the dry reply of the past." The majority of calls to information in the past were requesting numbers or list- / ings already in the direc- tory. "Directory Assist- ance" is expected to help people become more conscious of their telephone directory as the primary information source. The perfect way to say "1 love you"--a beautiful Pangburn's Valentine Heart packed with Milk-and-Honey Chocolates. Your sweetheart will ' appreciate your good taste in choosing Pangburn's... America's best selling Valentine Hearts. Lay-Away Now At: KING'S DRUGS 24 Hour Service-Phone 298-3561 Let Us Fill Your Next Prescription, You'll Like Our Personal Courteous Service. D.M. 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