Allen Leroy King, age 65, of Brookville, Indiana died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.Born June 28, 1953 in Batesville, Indiana he was one of eight children born to the late Kirby & Annie (Miller) King. He worked for much of his life as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator. In his leisure time he enjoyed cutting firewood, and riding motorcycles.Survivors include five children; Joe (Tracy) Metcalf of Brookville, Indiana, Jeremy (Mary Ellen) King of Brookville, Indiana, James (Danette) King of Warsaw, Kentucky, Kathy (Johnny) Meyer of Brookville, Indiana and Lorrie (Clinton) Pardick of Laurel, Indiana; 22 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; a sister, Phyllis (Kenny) Moore of Connersville, Indiana; a brother, Jim King of Connersville, Indiana.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Mary R. King, a granddaughter, Shaylynn Pardick; a sister Ruby Hubbard, and four brothers, Rufus King, Owen King, Burrell King, and Clifford King.Family & friends may visit from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.Rev. Mike Holman, pastor of First Baptist Church of Brookville, will officiate the Funeral Services on Thursday, January 17, 2019, 12:00 Noon, at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home. Burial will then follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville, Indiana.Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the King family, so sign the online guest book or send personal condolences to the family please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .
A total of 30 GOtv decoders will be given out at GOtv Boxing Night 17, holding on 28 December at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos. This was announced yesterday by Flykite Productions, organisers of the event.According to Managing Director, Flykite Productions, Jenkins Alumona, this will be the highest number of decoders given out since the event began in 2014.In previous editions, he recalled, the number of decoders given out ranged between 10 and 20. He explained that the number has been increased by the sponsors in appreciation of the support fans have given to the event and as a way of celebrating the festive season.The 30 decoders will be won through lucky dips to be held in between fights.“This is the highest number of decoders the sponsors have given out. That the number has gone up is a sign that the sponsors appreciate the support the fans have given to the sport and to make the festive season more exciting. Don’t also forget that this is the biggest ever edition of the event. It will combine boxing and music, with the latter provided by live performances by Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Teni Da Entertainer and Daddy Showkey. This will be a cracking show; a well-rounded entertainment package exclusively for the festive season,” he said.He added that boxing fans will have the opportunity to watch the World Boxing Federation Intercontinental Super Featherweight title bout between Nigeria’s Seun “The Machine” Wahab and Tanzania’s Issa “Peche Boy” Nampepeche, the biggest of the eight fights lined up.Alumona explained that with the winner of the fight being eligible for the world title, it is the most high-profile bout staged in Nigeria in a long while. The show will witness another international duel between Victor Kemavor of Ghana and US-based Nigerian, Oluwafemi “The Eagle” Oyeleye. Also scheduled to be in action are domestic stars such as Olaide ‘Fijaborn” Fijabi, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph, the African Boxing Union lightweight champion; Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu, national lightweight champion; Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai, former national lightweight champion; and Opeyemi ‘Sense” Elijah, best boxer at GOtv Boxing NextGen 4.The best boxer of the event will go home with the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy and a cash prize of N1.5million.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
Napoli, demoted to the Europa League after they were knocked out of the Champions League at the group stage, face Zurich.Portuguese giants Benfica, three times runners-up, tackle Turkish side Galatasaray, UEFA Cup winners in 2000, and Inter Milan, another team who failed to progress to the Champions League knockout stage, will play Rapid Vienna.The ties will take place on 12-14 and 20-21 February.Share on: WhatsApp Nyon, Switzerland | AFP | Former champions Chelsea will face Malmo in the last 32 of the Europa League while Arsenal will lock horns again with BATE Borisov.The two sides met in the Europa League last season, the Gunners hammering the Belarussian side 6-0 at the Emirates.Five-time champions Sevilla, currently second in La Liga, face a difficult tie against Lazio, beaten finalists in this competition in 1998, who are fifth in Serie A.The 2004 champions Valencia will have to overcome Scottish champions Celtic while another Spanish side Villarreal, currently hovering just above the Liga relegation zone, face an Iberian battle when they take on Sporting.