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Agnes R. Yates - See Agnes R. Sizemore

Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, May 8, 1981
     VANCEBURG, Ky. – Garland Zornes, 69, of Vanceburg, died Thursday at a nursing home here.
     A native of Lewis County, and a retired timber worker, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma in 1971.
     Surviving are six sons, Donald, Cletus and James, all of Vanceburg, Junior of Ribolt, Paul of Bucyrus, Ohio, and Johnny serving with the Army in the Panama Canal Zone; four daughters, Mrs. Loretta Willis of Garrison, Mrs. Glenda Gilliam and Mrs. Judy Applegate, both of Vanceburg, and Mrs. Inez Walters of Bowling Green, Ohio; five sisters, Mrs. Hannah Masters of Tiffin, Ohio, Mrs. Ruby Davis of Rush City, Minn., Mrs. Celia Masters of New Castle, Ind., Mrs. Cleo Rayburn of Kinghtstown, Ind., and Mrs. Julia Gilliam of Bucyrus; 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
     Services are planned at 1 p.m. Sunday at Dickerson Funeral Home, with Rev. John Hamilton officiating and interment in Nolen Cemetery at Fitch.

Unknown newspaper, unknown date.
Grace Zornes
     Grace Mae Riley Zornes, 98, died Saturday in Carter Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Grayson.
     Mrs. Zornes was born Nov. 13, 1901, in Lewis County, a daughter of the late Jack Riley and Vada Dyer Butler.
     Her husbands, Jim Dean and Cecil Zornes; a son, Savel Zornes; and a daughter, Dorothy Bear, also preceded her in death.
     Surviving are four daughters, Sready Bryant Binion of Olive Hill, Marjorie Christianson of Reno, Nev., Katherine Gilbert of Ashland and Mary Singleton of Mansfield, Ohio; two sons, Donnie Ratcliff of Mansfield and Elmo Zornes of Olive Hill; a stepson, Curt Zornes of Olive Hill; a half sister, Stella Logan of Grayson; 41 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; 46 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchildren.
     The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Carter County Funeral Home in Olive Hill by Arlie Reynolds and Raymond Allen Barker. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Lewis County.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hazel Rose Zornes - See Hazel Rose Meadows (Mrs. Jack Meadows)

Ashland Daily Independent, Monday, Dec. 17, 2001
Ivan Zornes
     Mr. Ivan Zornes, 88, of Firebrick, Ky., died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at his residence.
     Mr. Zornes was born June 24, 1913, in Carter County, Ky., a son of the late Johnnie and Effie Smith Clough Zornes.
     He was a member of the South Shore First Church of God on Main Street in South Shore, Ky. He was a retired employee of the former Empire Detroit Steel in New Boston, Ohio, and honorary fire chief of the Firebrick Fire Department.
     Surviving are his wife, Elsie Lewis Zornes of Firebrick; two daughters, Sybil Dupuy of Maloneton, Ky., and Juanita Wadsworth of South Shore.; a stepdaughter, Wyvonna Osborne of Stout, Ohio; a son, Ogden "Bud" Zornes of Stout; a stepson, Mitchell Kiser of Gulfport, Miss.; two brothers, Delbert Zornes of Chalmette, La., and Earl Clough of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Freda Fultz of Maloneton, Sybil Fultz of Cleveland, Ohio, and Eva Mae Fowler of Pittsburgh, Pa.; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
     Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001, at the South Shore First Church of God on Main Street in South Shore, Ky., with the Rev. Harold Harness officiating. Burial will be in the Zornes Cemetery at Carter City, Ky.
     Friends may call at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore from 6 to 9 p.m. today and at the church from 10 a.m. to the funeral hour on Tuesday.

Judy G. Zornes - See Judy Zornes Applegate (Mrs. David Everett Applegate)

Portsmouth Daily Times, Thursday, September, 2, 1993
Martha Zornes, 71, Emerson resident
     Martha C. Zornes, 71, of Emerson, Ky., died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1993, at a Morehead, Ky. hospital.
     Born Oct. 4, 1921, in Emerson, a daughter of the late Jack and Minnie Gilliam Bond, she was a member of Old Trace Community Church.
     Surviving are her husband, Willard A. Zornes; four sons, Roger Zornes, Stanley Zornes and Daniel Zornes, all of Emerson, and Gary Zornes of Camp Dix, Ky., three daughters, Emelean Zornes, Joyce Dummitt and Alice Sparks, all of Emerson; two sisters, Letha Dyer of Bucyrus and Mary Fannin of Morehead, Ky.; and 10 grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a son, William Zornes; a daughter, Shirley Zornes; two brothers Jim and Theodore Bond; three sisters, Lola Riley, Opal Henderson and Bessie Dyer; and a half sister Mamie Thompson.
     Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Old Trace Community Church on Old Trace Fork Road, Emerson, with the Rev. Roy Hogg and The Rev. Charley Riggs officiating, and interment in Old Trace Cemetery.
     Friends may call at the church after 5 p.m. Thursday and until the services Saturday.
     Arrangements are under the direction of Dickerson Funeral Home of Vanceburg, Ky.

Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1971
Roy Zornes
     VANCEBURG, Ky. – Roy Zornes, 82, of Head of Grassy, in Lewis County, died at 5:45 a.m. today while visiting at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Williamson of Garrison.
     A retired farmer and a native of Lewis County, he is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Barker Zornes; three sons, Willard and Lonnie, both of Head of Grassy, and Homer of Garrison; six daughters, Mrs. Ruth Thompson, Mrs. Hazel Williamson, and Mrs. Maggie Botkins, all of Garrison, Mrs. Minnie Stattan of Vanceburg, Mrs. Merl Bloomfield of Bucyrus, Ohio and Mrs. Ethel Morgan of Nevada, Ohio; five half brothers, Lemon and Omel, both of Head of Grassy, Russsell of Camp Dix, Ky., and Lovell and Clayton, both of Manchester, Ohio; 53 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by his first wife, Belle Riley Zornes.
     Rev. Roy Hogge is to officiate at services at 2 p.m. Friday at Old Trace Church at Head of Grassy. Interment is to be in Stamper Cemetery.
     The body is at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg, were friends may call after 7 tonight and after 2 p.m. Thursday at his residence on Old Trace.

Ruth Zornes - See Ruth Thompson (Mrs. James Thompson)

Sybil Loraine Zornes - See Sybil Loraine Fultz (Mrs. Unknown Fultz)

Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1971
Mrs. Thelma Zornes
     VANCEBURG, Ky. – Mrs. Thelma Stone Zornes, 50, of Vanceburg, died at 1 a.m. today in King’s Daughter’s Hospital at Ashland, after an extended illness.
     A native of Lewis County, she was a member of Vanceburg Pentecostal Church.
     Surviving are her mother, Mrs. Essie Nolan Stone of Vanceburg, six sons, Cletus, Junior, Donald and Jimmie all of Vanceburg, Paul of Portsmouth, Ohio and John serving with the Army in Tucson, Ariz.; six daughters, Judy, Ruth and Cathy Zornes and Mrs. Linda Gilliam, all of Vanceburg, Mrs. Loretta Willis of South Webster, Ohio and Mrs. Kay Walters of Otway, Ohio; five brothers, Garland and Leo Stone, both of Vanceburg, Flemon Stone of Bucyrus, Ohio, Albert Stone of Elmore Ohio, and Arnold Stone of Camp Dix; three sisters, Mrs. Della Lewis of Olive Hill, Mrs. Maryetta Kelly of Vanceburg, and Mrs. Oval Goodwin of Camp Dix, and 16 grandchildren.
     Services are to be conducted Friday at 1:30 p.m. At Evans Chapel on Townbranch Rd. near Vanceburg, with Rev. John Hamilton officiating. Interment is to be in Nolen Cemetery at Laurel Creek.
     Friends may call at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg after 7 tonight.

Olive Hill Times, Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Velva Jessie Dyer Zornes
Born 1928
     Velva Jessie Dyer Zornes, 75 of Emerson, passed away Thursday afternoon, June 3, at her residence in Lewis County. Mrs. Zornes was born December 18, 1928 in Lewis County, and is a daughter of the late William Leonard and Bessie Bond Dyer.
     She was a homemaker and has been a Christian for many, many years attending the Old Trace Church. She was also a member of the Lewis County Senior Citizens Group.
     In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ora Dyer and Otha Dyer, and one sister, Nellie Bass.
     Velva is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony and Lois Zornes of Garrison, Johnny and Anna Zornes of Emerson; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Lee Holden of Wheatland, Wyoming, Marcella and Sam Kitchen of Olive Hill; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; one brother, McKinley Dyer of Gallion, Ohio; five sisters, Ruby Thomas of Emerson, Venus Butler, Audry Starlin and Linda Banks, all of Bucyrus, Ohio, Janet Hensley of Flatwoods; several nieces, nephews and other family members who will sadly miss her.
     Funeral services were conducted, Sunday, June 6, at the Old Trace Church on Old Trace Road in Lewis County, officiated by Lonnie Orcutt and Charley Riggs. Burial followed in the Old Trace Cemetery in Lewis County.
     Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
     Globe Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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