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THE OHIO CO~ TIMES, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, MAY $, 1977, SECTION I, PAGE 4 Willie Higginbotham Mabel Lambert Willie Higginbotham, 69, of Park City, Kentucky, died Friday, April 29, at the Glasgow Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Loy Higginbotham; one daughter, Mrs. Clyde Martin of Park City; two sons, James H. Higginbotham of Route 1, Hartford, and Harvey Higginbotham of Park City; one brother, Claude Higginbotham of Park City; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Saucy of Ava, Missouri and Mrs. Anna Hawkins of Carrolton, Kentucky; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services were Sunday, April 30, at the Waldrop Funeral Home, Park City, with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery. Wallace B. Whitfield Wallace Bruce Whitfield, 43, of Hartford died Sunday, May I, at the Mrs. Mabel Lambert, 80, of Olaton died suddenly at her home April 22. She was the daughter of L. C. Crawford and Mariah Elizabeth Hoover Crawford, and was a member of McGrady Creek Church and Eastern Star No. 863 of Horse Branch. Survivors include her husband, Aud Lambert., a daughter, Mrs. Frieda Floyd of Louisville; three grand- children; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Essie Stevens of Dundee and Mrs. Bertha Cooksey of Beaver Dam. A son preceded her in death. Funeral services were held April 24 at McGrady Creek Church by Rev. Ed Dermitt with burial in the church cemetery. The Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville was in charge of arrangements. Richard McConnell More than 50 students in special education classes at Beaver Dam Elemen. tary, Central Park, FordsvilIe, Centertown, Wayland Alexander and the Middle School participated in the Green River Area District special olym- pics held last Saturday at Union County High School. The students were accompanied by and coached by members of the V.I.C.A. Club at the Ohio County Vocational School. The Ohio County group won the "Spirit Award". The award is given to the county displaying the most enthusiasm, spirit and competitiveness in the event. Ohio County Hospital. Nponsored By He was born in Hopkins County, Richard W. McConnell, 24, of Lake was employed by Peabody Coal Avenue, Dyer, Indiana died Friday, Company at its Ken Mine and was a April 22, at Our Lady of Mercy r. Thompson's I R ice c. member of the Hartford Baptist Hospitalin Dyer. ::i & SERV [e (O, extto SaturdaY, ''' \1 Church. He was a lifelong resident of the CARTER SU [ Surviving are a son, Eric WallaceCalumet area, a 1971 graduate of " ' Whitfield, at home; three daughters, Whiting High School, a former MAY 6 & 7: The Liberty Belles MAY 9: The Wallisa McGraw of Lexington, Agnes baseball player with the Chicago r ueen Homemakers Club will sponsor a Ohio County Womq Whitfield at home, and Henrietta White Sox, and was formerly era- uolldaY thru bake and rummage sale beginning at will meet at 7 p.m. at Grant of Hartford; a brother, James ployed by the Prudential Insurance " " Beaver Dam,, Whitfield of Madisonville; and a Co. S a.!11, li|| P?:, .Z' 8:00 Friday, May 6, and Salurday, Mrs. Dorothy Gentry, IMay 7" Out Hwy" 231 just past ThOmas annOunced that an sister, Lucille Lovan of Mortons Gap. Surviving are his wife, Victoria " Industries on the right at the boarded given to the precinct having Services were held at 2 p.m. Jean McConnell; parents, Mr. and .... up gas station, precinct workers and the Tuesday, May 3, at the Miller- Mrs. Otis McConnell of Horse number of women present. Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Mary Ruth Salgren Mrs. Mary Ruth Salgren, 59, of Falls of Rough, was killed in an automobile accident near Columbia, Missouri Sunday, May 1. Her husband, Woodrow, was injured. Mrs. Salgren was born in Ohio County. She was retired from the General Electric Plant in Owensboro and was a member of the Baptist Church. ....... Surviving in addition to her husband are her mother, Louella Wade of Owensboro; two daughters, Ruth Ann Gullett of Cave City and Millle Clark of Owensboro; two brothers, Lenor Wade of Hartford and Max Wade of Owensboro; and five grandchildren. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 5, at the Haley- McGinnis and Owensboro Funeral Home with burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Hartford. Everett Kessinger Everett Kessinger, 77, of Eureka, Indiana died Monday, May 2, at his home. He was born in Kentucky. Surviving are his wife, Emma Kessinger; a son, Raymond Kessiuger of Evanston, Indiana; a daughter, Loveda Brooks of Hart- ford; five grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; three brothers, Garmon, Otto and Willis Kessinger, and a sister, Mayme Kirk, all of Bloomington, Illinois. Services were held at I p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Boultiughouse Funeral Home in Rockport, Indiana with burial in Clear Run Cemetery, Hartford. Branch; one brother, Charles Mc- Connell of Whiting; one sister, Mrs. Dixie Cranford of Whiting; maternal grandparents, Clarence and Gertie Austin of Beaver Dam; two nieces and one nephew. Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 25, at the Kosior- Ruzich Funeral Home in Whiting with burial in St. John Cemetery, Ham- mond. Ruby J. Heaton Mrs. Ruby Jewell Heatn, 62, of,' :qsla , May 3, at her home. She was a member of Christ Gospel Penl ecostal Church, Livermore. Surviving are her husband, Carl V'. Heaton; two sons, Guy Slinker of Independence, Missouri and Junior Slinker of the U.S. Army in Germany; six grandchildren; two great- granddaughters; four brothers, Earl Heady of South Carrollton, Marvin Heady of McHenry, James Heady of Central City and Charlie Heady of Wilberton, Oklahoma; and three sisters, Mary Clark of Jackson, Mississippi, Harriet Neal of South Carrollton and Hazel Creek of Madisonville. Funeral arrangements were in- complete at press time. Friends may call at the Muster Funeral Home in Livermore. dgar H. Pendley .... o) mught Iron Bakers Racks ,Spiral wrought Iron planters w/pots Glassware rass coal hods BISQUE, CUTGLAS ,,What not shelves Beautiful Oak China Cabinets FINISHED & UNFINISHED ROUND OAK TABLES Walnut Marble top tables Ladderback Chairs Solid Brass Beds Half size, regular size, King size THE WORKING MAN'S FRIEND 201 MAIN STREET - HARTFORD KY. HARTFORD CENTERTOWN DUNDEE 298-3287 232-4320 276-3311 Bob Shoopman Hugh E. Duke, Sr. Hugh E. Duke, Jr. MAY 6: A PTA dinner will be held at Wayland Alexander School lun- chroom from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Tickets for adults will be $2.25, students $1.00 and other children 50 cents. The Puppet Pros from Hartford Baptist Church and the Stout Hearted Men (barbershoppers) will entertain. Carry out dinners will be available. County Democrat attend. MAY I0: Centertown PTA at 7:30 p.m. at the school. will include final plans for festival and summer committee. All parents are! attend this meeting, the the year. MAY 6: The American Legion and Auxiliary of Post 296, Centertown, will meet at City Hall in Centertown at 7 p.m. for election of officers and pot luck dinner. Ladies are asked to bring a salad, vegetable and dessert. MAY 6: The Ohio C 0unty Humane Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ray Campbell, Riverside Drive. All in- terested persons are urged to attend. MAY 7: The Horse Branch PTA will sponsor the Spring Festival at the Horse Branch Grade School playground May 7 from 10 a.m. to 1:p.m. Special musical entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. along with craft shows, homemade ice cream supper, foot races, and refreshments. MAY 7: The Ohio County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. at the Museum. Ms. Bobble Hagerman will present a program on genealogy. The Board of Directors will meet at 1 p.m. MAY 9: Lizzie Ford Chapter 416, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartford Masonic Hall for a regular meeting and Mother's Day program. Members are urged to attend and visitors are welcome. Patricia Killman, Worthy Matron, will preside. MAY 10: The Ohio Library District Board of will meet at 3:30 p.m. in conference room. MAY l I: The No Homemakers will meet at at the No Creek ClubhouS#, MAY 11: Eugene veterans counselor of the For Human Resources, Center for Veterans AffairS, the Courthouse in a.m. to 3 p.m. to assist their dependents with benefits due them as a military service. MAY 13, 14: Rev. J. E. Cleveland, Tennessee vices at the Echols p.m: nightly. MAY 15: Open House will the Beaver Dam from 1 to 5 Centhry Woman's Club. of guests and presentation will be at 3 MAY 18: The Homemakers will meet at I: the Kentucky Utilities Hartford. MAY 19: The Oth Homemakers will meet the home of Mrs. Dewey Call 298-7100 to report your Community Calendar @@@@@@@@@eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee @@@eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee e Beaver Dam, Kentucky Emb y Valley Shopping Center - 274-3318 Medical Arts - 274-4892 Edgar H. Pendley, 60, of Morgantown died Monday, May 2, at Veterans Hospital in Louisville. Surviving are his wife, Juanita Pendley; and two daughters, Norma Dean Phlllipe of Livermore and Mary Ann Bartlett of Hartford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thurmtay May 5, at the Big Muddy Baptist Church in Butler County with burial in Sandy Creek Cemetery. The Smith Funeral Home in Morgantown is in charge of arrangements. e m -Paid for by Candidate p