Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


August 17, 2012

Joseph Edward "Joe" Cline


08/17/2012 — Former Globe Funeral Chapel Associate, Mr. Joseph Edward "Joe" Cline, 82, of Virginia Avenue in Olive Hill, passed away Thursday afternoon, August 16, 2012, in Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Grayson.

He was born January 25, 1930, in Carter County, a son of the late John Hansford and Sarah Elizabeth Conn Cline.

Joe was a member of the Henderson Branch Christian Holiness Church and served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from General Refractories at Hitchins and was also a former employee of Carter County Emergency Services.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Walter Cline, Hansford Cline, Wilson Cline, George Harlan Cline and John Marlin Cline and six sisters, Ollie Barker, Jane Ross, Mae Bond, Alice Pelfrey, Ruth Ingold and Hazel Lycan..

Joe is survived by his wife of 49 1/2 years, Gayle James Cline; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Gaylena Cline of Olive Hill and Joseph and Robyn Cline of Morehead; one daughter, Tiffany Kilgore of Olive Hill; six grandchildren, Zechariah "Zak" Cline, Mariah Cline, Jarad Cline, Austin Kilgore, Caleb Kilgore and Brittany Hargett; one great grandson, Nicholas Hargett and numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves many other church family, neighbors and friends who will sadly miss him.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, August 19, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill with Brother Jonathon Lewis and Brother David Gee officiating. Burial followed in the Garvin Ridge Cemetery in Olive Hill with full military rites conducted by the Olive Hill American Legion Post No. 138.

Friends visited from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 18 and until the service hour at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West US Highway 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.

Tony Russell, Andy Russell, Zechariah "Zak" Cline, Austin Kilgore, Caleb Kilgore and Jarad Cline served as pallbearers.

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