Washington County Obituaries

 

 

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"And now, mourn not, for a good, fulfilling life,

we are stepping through the garden gate

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MARIE CAREY

Dominican Sister of Peace Elaine Marie Carey, OP, 94, a native of Memphis, Tennessee, died on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Kentucky.

Sr. Elaine is survived by a sister-in-law, Audrey Carey and nieces and nephews.

She had taught at the Cissellville School and St. Rose School.

Visitation begins at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 2, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. Burial will be in the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Elaine's memory may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219-2098. To make a secure online donation or to view a full obituary, please visit www.oppeace.org.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hale–Polin–Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield.

(SS Wed Oct 31, 2018)

 

VIRGINIA COX

Virginia Ann Montgomery Cox, 83, of Montgomery Lane in Willisburg, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at her home.

A native of Washington County, she was born July 29, 1935, to the late John Smith and Lena Joyce Tharp Montgomery.

She was a member of Rockbridge Baptist Church, a graduate of Willisburg High School, and in 1992 retired from the General Electric Company after 25 of service.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Marion Cox; a son, John E. Cox; two grandsons, John David Marion Cox and Adam Taylor Beare; a daughter-in-law, Lori Cox; two brothers, Kenneth Montgomery and his wife, Barbara and Wayne Montgomery, and three brothers-in-law, Homer England, Joe Steele and Dewayne Johnson.

Survivors include two sons, Mark Cox of Willisburg and Paul Cox (Sonya) of Hamilton, Ohio; two daughters, Carla Wyatt (Timothy) of Franklin, Ohio, and Anna Jarvis (Brian) of New Miami, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Caroline England of Springfield, Shelby Steele of French Lick, Indiana, and Helen Johnson of Springfield; three brothers, John Montgomery (Linda) of Willisburg; David Montgomery (Debbie) of Springfield and Danny Montgomery (Judy) of Willisburg and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Will Sipes, a former pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Tuesday at Carey & Son Funeral Home.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  .

(SS Wed Oct 31, 2018)

 

MARY GOLOM

Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Carla Golom, OP, 87, a native of Chicago, Illinois, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Kentucky.

Sr. Mary Carla is survived by one brother, John Golom and several nieces and nephews.

She was a former instructor at St. Catharine College.

The visitation begins at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Sansbury Care Center Chapel. The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Sansbury Care Center Chapel. Burial will be in the St. Catharine Motherhouse cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Sr. Mary Carla's memory may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219-2098.

To make a secure online donation or to view a full obituary, please visit www.oppeace.org.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hale–Polin–Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield.

(SS Wed Oct 31, 2018)

 

ELIZABETH THOMPSON

Elizabeth Curtsinger Thompson, 87, of Willisburg, passed away at 1:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at Jewish Medical Center South in Shepherdsville.

A native of Washington County, she was born Feb. 2, 1931, to the late John Taylor and Lola Milburn Curtsinger.

She was a member of Free Pentecostal Church at Willisburg and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Ernest Thompson, Feb. 3, 2004; a daughter, Rev. Brenda Sue Chesser, June 7, 2006; three sisters, Orine Jewell, March 22, 1974, Janie Hilbert, Jan. 8, 1981, and Christine Chesser, Sept. 22, 1978, and four brothers, Truman Curtsinger, March 19, 1933, Earl Marshall "Pete" Curtsinger, April 14, 1996, Willie Junior "Bill" Curtsinger, Jan. 18, 2001, and Clemetle "Make" Curtsinger, Aug. 11, 2006.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty Brand of Shepherdsville; a son, Charles Thompson (Linda) of Willisburg; six grandchildren, James Dewayne Chesser, Debbie Sue Puckett, Bobby Prather, Tina M. Standiford, Kenneth Thompson and Charles Lynn Thompson; 12 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild, and a brother, Randall "Buddy" Curtsinger of Willisburg.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, at Free Pentecostal Church with Rev. Thomas Hogue, the church pastor, officiating.

Burial was in Brush Grove Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Charles Lynn Thompson, Tina Standiford, Debbie Puckett, Toni Chesser and Sylvia Hatfield.

Casket bearers were Bobby Prather, Wayne Chesser, Tony Puckett, Wayne Standiford, Dusty Puckett, Randy Curtsinger and Keith Curtsinger.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Oct 31, 2018)