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Patricia Jean Kearns
Patricia Jean Kearns, 48, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. A native of Harrison Co., she was born on Aug. 13, 1965. She was a former employee of the E.D. Bullard Co. in Cynthiana and was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband: Ricky Kearns of Carlisle; two daughters: Hannah (Jeremy) Callahan of Carlisle, and Cyan LeStat, of Lexington; two sons: Cory (Emily) Kearns and Adam Kearns, both of Cynthiana; her father and step-mother, Pat and Linda Evans of Carlisle; three sisters: Alice Clifford of Cynthiana, Amy Fitzwater of Millersburg, and Billy Jo Fitzwater of Carlisle; four grandchildren: Jacob Callahan, Mason “BamBam” Callahan, Matt Wasson, and Drayce LeStat; a special friend, Vicky Sparks; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Eva Hawkins Fitzwater; and a brother, H.B. Fitzwater, Jr.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home. Condolences are available at www.mathersgaunce.com.
William M. Tolliver
William M. Tolliver, 81, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. He was born in Nicholas County on Sept. 1, 1932 to the late Willard and Nancy Curtis Tolliver. He was employed at Jockey International for 38 years and was a member of the Moorefield United Methodist Church for 57 years.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Reid Tolliver; three children: Tracy Tolliver, Galen (Patty) Tolliver, and Joy Beth (John ) Shrout; six grandchildren: Tyler Tolliver, Raymond Shrout, Jared Shrout, Jordan Shrout, Mary Kate and Lauren Tolliver, and an honorary grandchild, Jack Venters; and two special friends: Wilma Greiner and Julian Hammonds.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Moorefield United Methodist Church with the Reverends Gaylord Gillispie and Julian Hammonds officiating. Burial will follow in the Carlisle Cemetery. Pallbearers are Tyler Tolliver, Raymond Shrout, Jared Shrout, Jordan Shrout, Nate Watkins, Jack Venters, Mary Kate Tolliver, and Lauren Tolliver. Honorary bearers are the men of the Moorefield United Methodist Church. Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. t
Bobby Gene Ring
Bobby Gene Ring, 65, passed away on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at his residence. Born to the late Clark and Gaynell Ring of Carlisle, Bobby was an Army Veteran, a member of the VFW and American Legion. He retired from L.G. Fox.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Joan Hobbs Ring; one daughter, Judy ( Richard) Keebler of Raleigh, North Carolina; one son, Bobby Taylor Ring; one step-son, Bradley ( Michelle) Trussell; two step-daughters: Charlotte (Thomas) Sexton, and Towana (Jeff) Glass , both of Carlisle: three brothers: Johnny (Carol) Ring, and Jimmy (Betty) Ring, both of Carlisle, and Paul Ring of Florida; one sister, Vicky (James Lee) Saunders of Paris; 10 grandchildren; a very special granddaughter, Madison Glass (Dylan Rawlings), Devin and Tailer Trussell, Kenleigh and Emerson Sexton, Hayden Glass, Evie Keebler, and Justin, Kayla and Dakota Ring; three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Delbert Ring.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at the Carlisle-Clark Funeral Home with the Reverends Mark Vice and Carma Brown officiating. Burial followed in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Sharpsburg. Pallbearers were Barry Hobbs, Devin Trussell, Dylan Rawlings, John Paul Ring, Clark Ring, Frankie Saunders, James Ring, Dakota Ring, Mark Hobbs, Brownie Hollar, and Brent Hobbs. Honorary bearers were Thomas Sexton, Richard Keebler, Hayden Glass, Jason Vice, Greg Rawlings, Danny Vice, Scott Hobbs, Danny Hobbs, Steve Hobbs, James Saunders, Dennis Allison, and L.G. Fox Company. Carlisle-Clark Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.