Sept. 13, 2016


Charles E. Pritchett – Bedford
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August 30, 1930 – September 12, 2016
Charles E. Pritchett, 86, of Bedford, died at 3:52 pm on Monday, September 12, 2016 at White River Lodge.
Born August 30, 1930 in Bedford, he was the son of Clifford Joe and Mable (Harden) Pritchett. He married Lucille Mitchell on February 26, 1950 and she preceded him in death on May 7, 1990. He then married Carol Hatfield on September 19, 1995 and she preceded him in death on February 15, 2011. He was a contractor and started Pritchett Brothers Construction in 1963 with his brother, Richard.
Survivors include a brother, Earl Pritchett and wife, Janice, of Judah; three sisters, Grace McDonald, of Bedford, Louella Meadows, of Judah and Joann McCain and her husband, Bob of Florida; a sister in law, Sylvia Pritchett of Judah and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, both wives, one brother, Richard Pritchett and two brother in laws, Robert Meadows and Sam McDonald.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 15th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Millard Jones officiating. Entombment will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Thursday, September 15th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
The family encourages that in lieu of flowers and other memorials, contributions be made in memory of Charles’ great nephew, Cole Winnefeld, to the Batcole Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Miskel “Mickey” Ann Graves – Springville
November 17, 1928 – September 12, 2016
Miskel “Mickey” Ann Graves, 87, of Henderson, KY, formerly of Springville died Monday, September 12, 2016 at Redbank’s Skilled Nursing in Henderson.
Born November 17, 1928, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Lorne and Hazel (Radcliff) Nelson. She graduated from Oolitic High School and was a member of the first Church of God in Mitchell. She had worked as a cook at Fayetteville School. She married James Dorsey Graves in 1947.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie Lowry and husband, Ed, of Morganfield, KY and Beverly Harvey and husband, Alan, of Indianapolis; a son, Jim Graves and wife, Shawna, of Oolitic; seven grandchildren, Chad Lowry, Nikki Stilwell, Jason Pillow, Shelby and Cassidy Graves, Audrey Lagenour and Orion Allen; nine great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild and a sister, Judy Brazzel of Bedford. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother, Delorne Nelson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 15th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 p.m.to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice in Henderson, KY. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Wallace K. Masher – Bedford
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January 31, 1925 – September 9, 2016
Wallace Kay Masher, 91, of Bedford, died Friday, September 9, 2016 at his residence.
Born January 31, 1925, he was the son of Elmer and Ola Masher. He married Grace Greer and she preceded him in death. A life-long resident of Lawrence Co., he served in the U.S. Army during WW II, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge in Europe. He was employed at NWSC Crane and attended Heltonville Baptist Church.
Survivors include his grandchildren by marriage, Tangie Jarrard, of Michigan, Martha Holmes, of Bloomington, Patsy Bower, of Columbia, SC, Nancy Bennett, of Greenwood, Sally Elliott, and Margie Riley, both of Houston, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Dale Perry Masher and his wife, Grace.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. No visitation is planned. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Spice Valley Cemetery Assoc. or Spice Valley Baptist Church.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

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