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Marshall Corum, 68, of Winchester, passed away Monday at the Clark Regional Medical Center.  A native of Clark Co., he was born July 22, 1945, to the late Porter Lee and Julia Mae Rogers Corum.  He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles (Melissa) Corum, Jeffrey (Lisa) Corum, and Marshall Allen Corum, the mother of his children, Wilma Crowe Corum of Winchester, sisters, Nora Belle Winnie, Judy (Buck) Buttrey, and brother, George William (Janice) Corum.  He was preceded in death by three brothers, Porter Allen Corum, Lewis Corum, and Charles Henry Corum.  Funeral services will be Thursday at 11am at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main Street.  The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 25, from 6p-8p at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Athens Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Donald Eades, Allen Corum, Larry Stewart, Zachary Corum, Charlie Corum, and Zachary Estes.  Honorary pallbearers will be Brittany Corum, John Corum, Ariel White, Halee Corum, Brooke Corum, Landon Corum, Ronnie Sidwell, and Billy Dennison.  Contributions may be made to Hospice East, 407 Shoppers Drive, Winchester, KY 40391.  


Sharon C. Fahrson, 71, of Winchester, wife of Richard L. Fahrson, passed away Tuesday at the St. Joseph Hospital.  A native of Boyd County, KY., she was born May 4, 1943, to the late Willie Delbert and Virginia Hanshaw Clay.  She retired after 19 years as a license clerk for the City of Winchester.  Sharon was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Ashland, KY.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Lisa (Dr. Ish) Stevens Jr., of Ashland, and Jennifer Fahrson of Winchester, two granddaughters, Kaitlyn E. Stevens and Cassandra K. Stevens, and nephew, Michael Douglas.  She was preceded in death by grandmother, Iuka M. Hanshaw, and a sister, JoAnn Douglas.  Funeral services will be Saturday, June 28, at 10am at the First Presbyterian Church, 1600 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY.  The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 26, from 5p-8p at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main Street, Winchester, and again on Friday, June 27, from 5p-8p at the Lazear Funeral Home, 1632 Central Avenue, Ashland, KY.  Burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.  Contributions may be made to the Class of ’61 Scholarship Fund, C/O Sheila Horgen Rice, 2642 Newman St., Ashland, KY 41101, Presbytery of Transylvania, (Camp Burnamwood) P.O. Box 23580, Lexington, KY 40523, or to the First Presbyterian Church, (Youth and Christian Education) 1600 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY 41102.


Robert Stotsin “Bob” Clay Sr. passed away at his home in Winchester, Kentucky Tuesday, June 24 at the age of 83.  Bob was born July 15, 1930 to the late Marvin S. Clay and Glenna Bailey Clay.  Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, the late Betty Vanhoose Clay, his son Robert Stotsin Clay, Jr, and two sisters, Chloe Clay Sturgill, and Karen Clay Sanders.  Bob is survived by five children, Dana Marie Clay, Dr. Kendall Ann Clay, Anthony “Tony” Clay (Jenny Dawson), Leslie “Liz” Clay Dixon (Dodd), and Julie Clay Carlisle (Lee).  Other survivors include a brother, James C. Clay (Betsey) of Lexington, Kentucky.  Bob is the grandfather of eight, Amber Clay Smith (Jas), Darik Dixon, Ethan Dixon (Julia Bush Dixon), Clay Dixon, John Dixon, Caroline Carlisle, Elliott Stotsin Carlisle, and Katie Jane Clay, and two great-grandchildren, Lennon Smith, and Ryland Smith.  Bob was born in Pikeville, Kentucky and was raised in Morehead.  In his youth Bob was a life scout with the Boys Scouts of America.  During his high school years Bob was a member of the 1946 Breckenridge Training Academy KHSAA State Championship basketball team.  Bob was a graduate of Breckenridge Training Academy class of 1948.  Bob attended the College of William & Mary.
Bob was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, serving during the Korean War in Japan & Korea.  After his military service Bob was an employee of C & O Railroad.  Bob then was employed at East Kentucky Power where he was supervisor of communications before retiring in 1992. Bob was an immersed Believer, baptized at First Baptist Church in Worthington, Kentucky.  After relocating to Winchester in 1976 Bob was a member of Central Baptist Church and Christview Christian Church.  Bob was a member of the Breckinridge Society. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main Street, Winchester, by the Rev. Forrest Hahn.    Visitation will be Friday, June 27 from 5-8 p.m.  Interment will be at the Winchester Cemetery.  
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