Obituaries - March 23, 2013
Saturday, March 23, 2013 5:00 AM
Benjamin Ernest Bentley, 49, of Kodak, Tenn., died Sunday, March 10, 2013.
He was born Dec. 26, 1963, in Jefferson County, Ky., to Robert S. and Ruby Morgan Bentley. He was a graduate of Trimble County High School. He served in the Army National Guard as a field artillery fire support specialist. He resided in Kodak, Tenn. for the past several years.
He is survived by one daughter, Jenna Bender Swaney of Washington; two step-children, Angela Speaks Gann of Tennessee and David Speaks of Georgia; five siblings, Charlotte Hayes Wakefield of Bagdad, Ky., James Thomas Bentley of Bedford, Ky., Linda Bentley Callis of Sulphur, Ky., Bruce Edward Bentley of Pendleton, Ky. and Mabel Bentley Parrish of Bedford, Ky.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in his death by his wife, Gail Depew Bentley; his parents; and one sister, Mary Bentley Pyles.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Covington Baptist Church, 2231 W. Hwy. 524, Westport, KY 40077.
Phyllis Joan Delaney, 72, of Madison, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at her residence. Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Services.
Lillian Mae Eaves, 100, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.
Edna Tinsley, 86, of Scottsburg, died Friday, March 22, 2013, in Scottsburg.
She was born March 26, 1926, in Hazard, Ky., to Granville Lee and Sallie Campbell Spencer. She was a homemaker. She was formerly employed at the powder plant in Charlestown. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Scottsburg.
She is survived by two sons, Sam LaMaster of Scottsburg and James LaMaster of Lexington; one daughter, Shirley Nole of Jeffersonville; two sisters, Dana Gay of Austin and Jennette Minnerd of Chavez, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond LaMaster; her second husband, John Tinsley; her parents; seven brothers; and five sisters.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneral.com.
Madeline L. Yoder, 96, of Haines City, Fla., died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Haines City Health Care.
She was born Oct. 4, 1916, in Lafayette, to Thornton and Edna Mahorter Workinger. She was a 1937 graduate of Indiana University, where she was associated with the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She owned and operated Yoder's Budget Shop in Goshen from 1953 to 1983. She was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority and the First Presbyterian Church, Winter Haven, Fla.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Falk of Waterloo, Ontario and Susan McClew of Winter Haven, Fla.; one son, James T. Yoder of Noblesville; nine grandchildren; four step grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren; and two step great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald L. Yoder, whom she married Sept. 18, 1937, and who died Nov. 2, 1999.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church in Winter Haven, Fla. A reception will follow the service at McLeod Hall. Cremation was chosen.
The Yoder-Culp Funeral Home in Goshen is in charge of local arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.