April 3, 2014

Cecil Herman Byrd

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Cecil Herman Byrd, 88, of London, Ky., passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Saint Joseph London.

He was born February 15, 1926 in McWhorter, Ky., the son of the late Walter and Bessie Murrell Byrd.

He was an air condition and refrigeration specialist, a member of the Community Christian Church in London, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Irene Byrd; and brothers, Eugene Byrd, Glenn Byrd and Ralph Byrd.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lorene Cornn Byrd of London; his daughters, Beverly Marcum of Owenton, Ky., and Brenda Higgins of Elizabethtown, Ky.; sisters, Ruth Parker of Chattanooga, Tenn., Lois Campbell of London, and Janice Rush of Cincinnati, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Tyler Harris of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Ashton Marcum of Owenton, Ky.

Funeral services were held on Monday, March 31 at 2 p.m. at London Funeral Home Chapel with Keith Short officiating.

Burial followed in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Keavy.

Visitation was held at the funeral home Monday at 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.

Pallbearers were Tyler Harris, Tim Marcum, Mark Adams, Homer Bowling, Joey Marcum and Rod Sears.

Text Only
  • Darrell Duane Kirkman

    Darrell Duane Kirkman, 56, Elon, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  


    July 28, 2014

  • Henderson Clayton Wyrick

    Henderson Clayton Wyrick, 82, Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Laurel County, Ky., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.


    July 28, 2014

  • Fred Fountain Watkins Jr.

    Fred Fountain Watkins Jr., 87, Stanton, Ky., passed away Sunday, Aug. 20, 2014.


    July 28, 2014

  • Bettie Delena Bradley

    Bettie Delena Bradley, 77, Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Laurel County, Ky., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. 


    July 28, 2014

  • Jill Leann Sizemore Harrell

    Jill Leann Sizemore Harrell, 42, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.


    July 28, 2014

  • Gladys Eileen McWhorter

    Gladys Eileen McWhorter, 84, of Hamilton, Ohio, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014.


    July 28, 2014

  • Charles Ray Hubbard

    Charles Ray Hubbard, 49, Club Valley Estates Road, London, Ky., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the UK Medical Center, Lexington, Ky.

    July 25, 2014

  • Colleen Herndon Colleen Herndon

    Colleen Herndon, age 84, a longtime resident of London, KY, passed away at her home on May 13, 2014.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Vernon Whicker

    James Vernon Whicker, 74, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.


    July 23, 2014

  • John ‘Jay’ Wiseman Crowder

    John “Jay” Wiseman Crowder, 84, went home to be with the Lord, July, 14 2014. 


    July 21, 2014

AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results