Bill Henry Jody Comley, 63
Bill Henry Jody Comley, 63, of Picnic Hill Road, Irvine, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at the V.A. Medical Center after a long illness. He was born Jan. 20, 1947, in Fayette County the son of the late Bill Henry and Virginia Reynolds Comley. He was retired from the Southeast Coal Company and had lived in Estill County all of his life. He attended the Drip Rock Baptist Church and was a member of the Irvine Masonic Lodge. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, Ora Mae Clark Comley; a daughter, Jane Ashley Rudolph and husband Jonathan of Louisville; three sons, Bill Henry Trae Comley of Estill County, Fred McKinney of Estill County and Billy McKinney and wife Tarena of Richmond; two sisters, Lois Waltrip and husband Ed of Florida and Becky Admire and husband Tom of Missouri; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Darrell Isaacs with burial at the West Irvine Cemetery. Pallbearers include Pual King, Mike Tyree, Glenn Richardson, Jimmy Richardson, Steve Garrett, John Witt, Tom Admire and Ed Waltrip. Honorary pallbearers include Hilyard, George, Leon, Leroy and Darvol Clark.
Cleon Wells, 89
Cleon Wells, 89, widower of Lela Ball Cronk Wells, passed away Wednesday Nov. 3, 2010 at the Pattie A. Clay Hospital after a short illness. Wells was born Sept. 9, 1921 in Estill County, a son of the late Rev. Ben Wells and Paulina Metcalf Wells. He was a member of Union City Baptist Church, a mason, and a Kentucky colonel. He retired from Exide. He was preceded in death by a sister Ethel McQueen and by brothers Bill, Earnest, Beverly, Donald, and Aubrey.
Survivors include a son Danny (Loretta) Wells of Big Pine Key, Fla., and Linda (Michael) Donovan of Land O’ Lake Fla.; two brothers. Ed Wells of Ravenna, and Otto Wells of Georgetown; grandchildren, Charleen Messmer, Sean ( Rhonda ) Donovan; great grandchildren, Rachel, Brett, Kathlene, Billy and Austin Donovan.
Services were Monday at Lewis Funeral Home, with Rev. Rick Brown, with burial following at the Flatwoods Cemetery, Waco.