OBITUARIES 2020

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     Donnie Victor Rains, II, son of Linda Sue Rains and the late Donnie Victor Rains, was born in Pontiac, Michigan on May 28, 1969.  He entered eternal life Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at his residence in Potter’s Fork, Kentucky from natural causes, being 50 years, 7 months and 25 days of age at his passing.

     Donnie was an avid hunter and outdoorsman.  He enjoyed fishing, ATV riding, working on vehicles, watching U.K. sports and spending time with family and friends.

    Other than by his father, Donnie was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Victor and Reubena Rains and by his maternal grandparents:  Britton and Callie Stidham. 

     He is survived by his mother, Linda Sue Rains of Potter’s Fork;  one son, Donnie Victor Rains, III (Haley) of Berea, Kentucky; one daughter, Leah McKenzie Rains of Berea, Kentucky; one brother, Robert Rains (Priscilla) of Dorton, Kentucky; one sister, Melinda Stevans (William) of Payne Gap, Kentucky; former spouse, Tammy Rains of Berea, Kentucky.

    Also surviving: one uncle, Jerry Rains of Fleming-Neon, Kentucky; Three aunts:  Sue Lundy of Pontiac, Michigan; Faye Powell of Wabash, Indiana and Kaye Brown of Potter’s Fork, Kentucky; along with a host of other family and many friends to mourn his passing.

    Visitation for Mr. Rains will be held at the Haymond Freewill Baptist Church from 6:00 PM on Wednesday, January 22, 2020; throughout the day on Thursday, January 24, 2020 with a service at 7:00 PM.

     Funeral services for Mr. Rains will be conducted also from the Haymond Freewill Baptist Church on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Danny Mullins and other ministers officiating.

    Interment will follow in the Whitaker Cemetery at Whitaker, Kentucky.

    Carty/ Polly & Craft Funeral Homes is honored to serve the family and to care for the arrangements of Mr. Donnie Victor Rains, II.

     Gary Wayne Lemaster, age 72, of Jackhorn, Kentucky, passed from this life on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at his residence. He was born on August  25, 1947 in Haymond, Kentucky to the late Lindon Lemaster and Laura Morgan Lemaster.

    Gary served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Viet Nam War.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother,  Johnny Lemaster and by four sisters:  Linnie Fox, Sue King, Betty Fleming and Patsy Anderson.

   He is survived by his loving wife of forty-six years, Wanda Lee Lemaster; one son, Jarrod Quinton Lemaster (Elizabeth) of Rutledge, Tennessee; mother-in-law, Louvenia Tolliver of Jackhorn, Kentucky; one brother, Jimmy Lemaster (Barbara) of Corinth, Kentucky; three sisters: Joan Ferrono of Scottsdale, Arizona, Mary Stephens (Jerry) of Rutledge, Tennessee and Linda Kay Olson (Eric) of Sevierville, Tennessee; three special nieces: Kimberly Sparks (Ben) of Jackhorn, Kentucky, Teresa Branham of Jackhorn, Kentucky and Christie Little (Christopher) of Drift, Kentucky; along with a host of other family and many friends.

   Public visitation for Mr. Lemaster will be held at the Carty Funeral Home of Neon from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

   Funeral services for Mr. Lemaster will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM, with Pastor Mark Wagoner officiating.

    Interment will follow in the Green Acres Cemetery of Ermine, Kentucky.

   Carty Funeral Home of Neon, Kentucky is honored to serve the family and to care for the arrangements of Mr. Gary Wayne Lemaster.

     Phillip Ray Griffin, age 62, of Jenkins, Kentucky, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born on September  16, 1957 in Jenkins, Kentucky to the late John Riley Griffin and Susie Ann Mullins Griffin.

    Phillip was an avid Rolling Stones fan and loved his Harley Davidson motorcycle and Volkswagen vehicles throughout the years.  He enjoyed his career as a welder and taking care of his furnace repair customers.  He was of the Christian faith.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers:  Bobby Joe Griffin and Paul Stephen Griffin and by two sisters: Reta Sharon Short and Judy Ann Hopkins.

   He is survived by his loving wife of forty-two years, Brenda Gail Griffin;  one daughter, Kristy Lynn Hall (Anthony) of Jenkins, Kentucky; one son, Phillip Andrew Griffin of Jenkins, Kentucky; four grandchildren: Patrick Riley Griffin (Megan) of LaFayette, Georgia, Madison Alexis Thompson of LaFayette, Georgia, Preston Andrew Griffin of Jenkins, Kentucky and Payton Lee Griffin of Jenkins, Kentucky; a grandcat, Gizmo; several nieces and nephews; along with a host of other family and many friends.

   Visitation for Mr. Griffin will be held on Friday, January 3, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Polly & Craft Funeral Home Chapel of Jenkins.

    Funeral services for Mr. Griffin will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, January 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Jeff Slone officiating.

    Interment will follow in the Ison Cemetery of Slemp, Kentucky.

    Carty/ Polly & Craft Funeral Home of Jenkins, Kentucky is honored to serve the family and to care for the arrangements of Mr. Phillip Ray Griffin.