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Marshel JC Vanover

May 21, 1939 — January 6, 2016

Marshel “JC” Vanover, age 76, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at his daughters home in Paintlick, Kentucky.

JC was born May 21, 1939, in McCreary County, Kentucky, to the late Ralph and Clola Vanover.  Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother: Gale T. Vanover; brother-in-laws Jack Triplett and Dallas Buis; and grandson Jeremy Collins.


Surviving family include his companion Jewell Bowling of Stearns, three sons:Barry, Brian, and Ralph Vanover; two daughters Phyllis Vanover and companion Glen Partin and Jeannie Vaanover and Companion Richard Denny; two brothers Jerry Lee and Gary G. Vanover; three sisters Joy Marie Triplett, Nina Buis, and Rayma Norman and husband Ran; nineteen grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren.

JC was a member of Indian Creek United Baptist Church of Christ as well as a member of the VFW in Oneida, Tennessee. He enjoyed truck driving because he made a career out it, loved his family and life as well, but one thing he really enjoyed was family time and trying to keep them straight.

Funeral service will be Sunday January 10, 2016 in the chapel of the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Patrick officiating with burial in the Higginbotham Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 til 9 at the funeral home. McCreary County Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements of Marshel “JC” Vanover.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, January 9, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Ridge United Baptist Church

, Stearns, KY

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