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Obituaries

Monroe mourns Blanch Trimble

Special to Jobe Publishing   After 86 years of life and many decades of serving the community through many organizations, Blanche Trimble died last Tuesday, June 14. Blanche Trimble, born Blanche Bushong, was a native of Monroe County. She was born on August 29, 1935, to the late Ronald and Grace (Marshall) Bushong. She was…

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WILLIAM “LAWRENCE” LESSENBERRY

RANDOLPH – William “Lawrence” Lessenberry, age 65, gained his wings Thursday, May 19, 2022, at TJ Samson Community Hospital surrounded by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Lessenberry. Born to JP and Doris Lessenberry in Glasgow, Kentucky he spent most of his life in Randolph, Kentucky. He and…

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HOWARD BRUCE KEEL

EDMONTON – Howard Bruce Keel, 93, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Carson and Lucy Keel, and two sons-in-law Roger Jessie and Bill Snedegar. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Peggy Keel, and one sister, Margaret Disney of Rockwood, TN. He is…

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RAY JUNIOR STEPHENS

EDMONTON – Ray Junior Stephens, 77, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Signature Health Care in Glasgow. Born on August 11, 1943, in McQueary County to the late Estel John and Pauline Farmer Stephens. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Midge Cornett Stephens; a son Darrell Stephens; and…

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HAROLD WAYNE PAULL

SUMMER SHADE – Harold Wayne Paull, age 88, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at his residence. He was born on July 08, 1933, to the late Dennis Dallas and Carrie Lee Shaw Paull. He was a lifelong farmer and a member of the Edmonton Worship Center. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Turner…

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D. DEAN ROWE, SR.

EDMONTON – D. Dean Rowe, Sr., 68, passed away peacefully in his home, at the Rowe Estate, on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022. Dean spent his last days surrounded by family.   Dean was the only son of the late Murrell and Lucy Ervin Rowe. He leaves behind his loving wife, Gena Couch-Rowe, his son,…

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JAMES FRANKLIN “FRANK” LILE

CENTER – James Franklin “Frank” Lile, 89, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. Born March 27, 1933, in Metcalfe County to the late Samuel Spurgeon and Mary Lou Asbury Lile. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Lou Lile in 2008.…

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CAROLYN LOIS GARDNER

MAGNOLIA – Carolyn Lois Gardner, 75, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022, peacefully at her home surrounded by family. She was born in LaRue County on January 29, 1947, made a profession of faith in Christ, and was a member of Mt. Zion Separate Baptist Church in Magnolia. She was retired from working for Dolly…

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JOE LEE MARTIN

EDMONTON – Joe Lee Martin, age 79, passed away Monday, April 04, 2022, at T.J Samson Community Hospital. He was born April 05, 1942, in Barren County, KY to the late Buford and Minnie Forrest Martin. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Smith Martin of Edmonton; one daughter, Robin Garmon (Steve) of Summer Shade; one son,…

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JOSEPH COLE PALMORE

SUMMER SHADE – Joseph Cole Palmore, age 27, passed away at his residence. He was born on August 15, 1994, in Glasgow to Joseph and Stacey Bailey Palmore, who both survive. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Tori Palmore of Bowling Green; two grandmothers, Rebecca Johnson and husband Jerry, and…

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