Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


September 2, 2008

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Thelma Lafferty Juricak - 1925-2008

Thelma Lafferty Juricak, 83, of Ashland, Ky., died Sunday morning, Aug. 31, 2008, at her residence.

Mrs. Juricak was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Langley, Ky., the last surviving child of the late James and Elizabeth Allen Lafferty.

Her husband, John Juricak, died in 1994.

She was owner and operator of Green Acres Trailer Park and a member of Holy Family Church in Ashland.

Surviving are a daughter, Beth Sigler of Ashland; two grandchildren, Heather McCoy and her husband, Travis, and Chris Sigler; and two great-grandchildren, Byron McCoy and Garrett McCoy.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Steen Funeral Home-Marshall Steen Chapel in Ashland by Father John Noe. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 3, 2008, at the funeral home.

Friends may make contributions to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.

Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.

Jerry Cornett

Jerry Cornett, 48, formerly of Ashland, husband of Robin Fritts Cornett, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, after a long illness.

He was raised at Linefork, Ky., a son of the late Evan and Isiebelle Daniels Cornett.

He was a transformer specialist for American Electric Power for 25 years and dabbled in digital media when he was unable to work.

In addition to his wife of 28 years, he is survived by his children, Autumn (Josh) Hardy, Austin Cornett, Alexia Cornett and Aithan Cornett, all of Lexington; grandchildren Xander and Xavier Hardy; and siblings Arvil Cornett, Daisy Coleman, Estill Cornett, Darrell Cornett, Cleda McClintock, Wanda Gaul, Ola Bobik, Sharon Hayward and Terry Cornett.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Cornett.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Milward-Broadway in Lexington.

Visitation will be after 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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