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Earl Ray Noel, 88, Casey Co., KY (1926-2015)

He was a farmer and member of Elkhorn Tabernacle. Earl enjoyed hunting, farming, and gardening. He was a native of Casey County, KY, the son of the late Felbert Ray and Pearl Gabehart. He was the widower of Elizabeth Jane Wethington Noel. He leaves four direct living descendants and relatives in Casey, Adair and elsewhere.
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Earl Ray Noel passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY. He was 88.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Charlie Cox officiating. Burial is in Noels Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Friday, January 23, 2015 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Earl Ray Noel, 88, Casey Co., KY (1926-2015)

Born Friday, July 16, 1926 in Casey County, KY, he was the son of Felbert Ray and Pearl Gabehart Noel. He died Thursday, January 22, 2015, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 88 years, six months, and six days.

He was a farmer and member of Elkhorn Tabernacle. Earl enjoyed hunting, farming, and gardening.

Survivors include the following:
  • A daughter: Barbara Rose Noel of Liberty, KY

  • A grandson: Robert Noel

  • Two great-grandchildren: Marcus Warfield and Josie Lynn Noel

  • Brothers: Ed and Bennie Noel of Liberty, KY; Walter Noel of Louisville, KY; and Henry Noel of Glensfork, KY

  • Sisters: Martha Murphy of Liberty, KY; and Ruth Murphy of Versailles, KY
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elizabeth Jane Wethington Noel , who passed away June 10, 2008; a son, William Ray Noel ; sisters, Marie Thomas, Mabel Shultz, Mary Dean, Nellie Land and Mayme Noel; and brothers, Charles and Samuel Noel

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Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

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