Obituary Archives

2013A

Following is a list of obituaries that have appeared in The Harrodsburg Herald - January-June 2013. You can search for names by going to the Edit menu - select find - check "match case" - type in the last name of your query in all CAPITAL letters. Use your BACK button to return to the obituary page. Be patient - this is a long file.

 

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More and more, funeral homes out of town are less and less sending obituary information to the local papers, hence… more obits include a note at the bottom that the obit was not included in the issue of the Herald. These obits were taken from other area newspapers and area funeral homes.


 

GEORGE BECHTEL

George F. “PaPa” Bechtel, 91, husband of Naomi “Nannie” Ketchem Bechtel, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Nov. 21, 1921 in Daviess County, Ind., he was the son of the late Elmer Warren and Nora Martin Bechtel. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, retired from Cudahy, a member of the Mayo Christian Church where he served as Elder and Sunday school teacher, and was also a member of Springfield Masonic Lodge #50 where he was a 50-year Mason.

Survivors in addition to his wife include three sons, Jim (Dottie) Bechtel, Gary and Tom (Sue) Bechtel, all of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Sharon (Jerry) Gritton of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Harry and Calvin Bechtel, both of Odon, Ind.; 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Steve Bechtel; one daughter, Sarah Daniels; three brothers, Herman, Raymond, and Fred Bechtel and three sisters, Ruth Poindexter, Esther Thompson and Grace Bechtel.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 29 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Jerry Perry and Sherwood Evans officiating.  Burial with military honors was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Steve Bechtel, Chad Horn, Robert Bechtel, Marty Bechtel, Bill Robinson and Phillip Combs. Honorary pallbearers were his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

WILLIAM CONRAD

William Carson Conrad, 95, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Fairmont, widower of Margarete Billingslea Conrad, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at his residence.

Born in Kingmont on May 28, 1917, he was the son of the late Eugene and Rebecca Blakemore Conrad. He was owner and operator of Conrad Coffee Company in Fairmont for many years, was a 1936 graduate of Fairmont Senior High School and attended Bowling Green Business University for two years.

He is survived by his son, William Carson (Patricia) Conrad Jr. of Harrodsburg, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is Friday, Jan. 4 from 12-2 p.m. at the Carpenter Ford Funeral Home in Fairmont.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with pastor John Conaway officiating. Burial is in Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont.

Local services provided by Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.carpenterandford.com.

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

MARVIN DEMAREE

Marvin Haston Demaree, 69, of Stanford, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington.

Born April 9, 1943 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Marvin E. and Stella V. Hogue Demaree. He served during Vietnam war in the U. S. Marine Corps. He was a retired operations engineer on pipe lines and was a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Zea H. Demaree of Stanford, and a grandson, Cristian H. Demaree.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

JIMMY DEVINE

Jimmy Bruce Devine, 59, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at his residence.  Arrangements are incomplete at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

BRENDA ELLIOTT

Brenda Carolyn Elliott, 69, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

LORAINE MAYES

Loraine S. Mayes, 91, of Harrodsburg, widow of Virgil Mayes, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born March 6, 1921 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late V.E. ‘Buddy’ and Carrie Elizabeth McGinnis Sims. She was a retired Cudahay employee.

Survivors include her friend and caretaker, Eloise Mayes; one great-grandson, William M. Mayes and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Glave Mayes; a sister, Loretta Lunsford and a grandson, Jeffrey Allan Mayes.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 29 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.  Burial was  in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert Mayes, Larry Cannada Jr., Arthur B Isham, Jim Davis, Lonnie Jenkins, J.W Logue and Russell Jenkins.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

JAMES MOBLEY

James Irvin Mobley, 90, formerly of Fern Creek, widower of Anna Mae Mobley, died Dec. 28, 2012 at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

Born in Mercer County on Feb. 25, 1922, he was the son of the late Golden and Nettie Hendren Mobley. He was a Christian church minister, he served five Kentucky churches, and he attended Cincinnati Christian University, Louisville Bible College and College of the Scriptures. He was a disabled veteran from World War II.

His first ministry was with his home church, Cornishville Christian Church. Upon leaving there, he established the Magnolia Street Christian Church in Harrodsburg. He later served with Fairview Christian Church in Lawrenceburg; Plum Creek Christian Church in Butler and First Christian Church in Mt. Washington.

He is survived by  two sons, Tom (Alice) Mobley of Bardstown and Steve (Hazel) Mobley of Mt. Washington; a brother, R. C. Mobley of Harrodsburg;  four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at Fern Creek Funeral Home in Louisville with Marcus A. Mobley and R. Matthew Nickoson officiating. Burial was in Resthaven Memorial Park.

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

JO ANN NOEL

Jo Ann Scully Noel, 81, wife of Dallas Rue Noel, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born, Oct. 25, 1931 in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Joseph L. and Roberta Cheek Scully. She was a member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Harrodsburg.

Survivors in addition to her husband include one son, William Robert (Michelle) Noel of Perth, Australia; three daughters, Patricia (Donald) Isaman of Harrodsburg, Amy Jo Singleton and Susan Marie Noel, both of Louisville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Louise Harris.

Funeral mass will be conducted today, Thursday,  Jan. 3, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church with Rev. Noel F. Zamora officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Lexington. Pallbearers are Tim Isaman, Joe Isaman, Billy Noel, Jonathan Bauer and William Key.

Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to Kosair Children’s Hospital, 231 E. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202 or the Catholic Charities of Lexington, 1310 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40508.

Expressions of smypathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

DAVID PINKSTON

David Pinkston, 62, of Harrodsburg, husband of Judy Barnes Pinkston, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington.

Born May 14, 1950 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Frank and Anna Rae Goodlett Pinkston.  He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors in addition to his wife include a daughter, Kelli Renee Pinkston; a son, Chad Christopher Pinkston of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Diane Smith and Nancy Jordan of Garrard County and Teressa Raider of Nicholasville and three grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 28 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Danny Sallee officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were James Barnes, George Barnes, Dustin Williams, Phillip Franz, Joanna Hall, Brian Stewart and David Woodard.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

CHARLES ROBINSON

Charles T. Robinson, 78, of Harrodsburg, widower of June Iris Jackson Robinson, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Harrodsburg.

Born Jan. 28, 1934 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Alvin and Hazel Sanders Robinson.  He was a farmer and a retired employee of the state.

Survivors include  two daughters, Vicki (Troy) Brady of Harrodsburg and Patti (Cleo) Goodlett of Corbin; one son, Chuck (Sharon) Robinson of Danville; two sisters, Glenda Burke and Carolyn Horn, both of Harrodsburg; one brother, Mike Robinson of Burgin; seven grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, Jan. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Chuck Robinson and Cleo Goodlett officiating. Burial is in the Hopewell Baptist Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Pallbearers are Randy, Eddie, Timmy and Keith Horn, Michael and Kevin Burke, Aaron and Jacob Robinson and Marvin “Bubby” Isham.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until the hour of service today at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Harrodsburg Health Care.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 3, 2013)

 

ARNOLIA BAKER

Arnolia Skeans Baker, 86, formerly of Willisburg, widow of Norvie Baker, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Born Dec. 17, 1926 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Roy and Lovey Arnold Skeans. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Church of Christ, a 1944 graduate of Mackville High School and a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy (Marie) Baker of Salvisa; two grandchildren, Michelle Denise Baker and James Eric Baker and a brother, James Skeans of Shepherdsville.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 4 at the Carey and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Frank Preston officiating. Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville. Pallbearers were Billy Hilton, Dudley Hilton, Ricky Baker, Jamie Baker, Scotty Coslow and Jerry Cheatham.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

JOSEPH CAMERON

Joseph L. Cameron, 61, husband of Carlene Kersey Cameron, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born July 23, 1951 in Miami, Fla., he was the son of the late Hugh and Eloise Cameron. He was a carpenter and a Baptist.

Survivors in addition to his wife include four sons Danny Cameron and Harry Carle Sapp of Savannah, Ga., Russell Perry and Donald Ryan Perry, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; two daughters, Jeanette Henne of Dallas, Texas and Linda Pilkerton of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

CONNIE CHAPMAN

Connie Springate Chapman, 66, wife of Darrell Chapman, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born Nov. 8, 1946 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Con and Mildred Loraine Black Springate. She was retired from Kroger and was  a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Lexington.

Survivors in addition to her husband include one daughter, Melissa Peach (Keith) Robinson of Lexington; one sister, Dianne Springate Peavler of Harrodsburg; one grandson, Colton Robinson of Lexington and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Jan. 8 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Hancock officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Colton Robinson, Dave Reister, Brett Cheek, Todd Ransdell, Calvin Powell and David Jones.  Honorary pallbearers were John McDowell and Leonard Sutherland.

Memorial donations may be made to the Mercer County Humane Society, 132 North Main Street, Harrodsburg, KY  40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

JEFFERY CRUMP

Jeffery Allen Crump, 63, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Born Oct. 2, 1949 in Bourbon County, the was the son of the late J. W. and Rose Toohey Crump. He was a graduate of Bourbon County High School, a retired welder for Stamler Corporation and was a member of the Catholic Church of the Annunciation.

He is survived by a son, Jeffery Ray (Cathy) Crump of Georgetown; a brother, Phillip (Carolyn) Crump of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren, two nephews and two great nieces.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Catholic Church of the Annunciation with Father Noel Zamora and Deacon Patrick Deluca officiating. Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim Lukins, Kenny Humphries, Jim Wagoner, Mitch Crump, Zac Crump and Gene Thomas. Honorary pallbearers were Eugene Thomas, Eddie Sosby, Nelson Gritton, Eddie Roe and Sam Roe.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

JIMMY DEVINE

Jimmy Bruce Devine, 59, of Harrodsburg, died Monday Dec. 31, 2012.

Born June 3, 1953 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late George A. and Laura Elizabeth Carey Devine.  He was a former employee of T. Peavler Moving and Storage and was a member of Dry Branch Baptist Church.

He is survived by three brothers, William B. (Almeda) Devine, Omer Leon Devine and Carlos Lynn Devine, all of Harrodsburg; one sister, Betty Jean Peavler of Harrodsburg and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, R. C. Devine and two sisters, Dorothy Releford and Marie Tackett.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 4 at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Derek Baker officiating.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ronnie Peavler, Mike Sinkhorn, James Taylor, Bradley Smith, Joe Foley, Kenny Carey and George Allen Devine.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at  www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

BRENDA ELLIOTT

Brenda Bugg Elliott, 69, widow of Ronnie Paul Elliott, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born Nov. 26, 1943 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of Hazel Mae Murphy Bugg of Harrodsburg and the late Leroy Clifford Bugg. She was a homemaker and had attended Salt River Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to her mother include one son, Ron (Linnell) Elliott of Waynesburg; two daughters, Lisa (Bill) Countryman of Danville and Paula (Darren) Garris of Waynesburg; two sisters, Betty (Bob) Burchett of Mercer County and Janice Fletcher of Louisville; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Debbie Bugg.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Marty Elliott and Larry Moore officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Patrick Elliott, Corey Elliott, Bill Pianovski, Christopher Bennett, Ronnie Clarkson, Matthew Clarkson and Latasha Bennett.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

WILLIAM ELLIOT

William Albert Elliott, 85, of Harrodsburg, husband of Mary Cornish Elliott and widower of Helen Ruth Farney Elliott, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born April 26, 1927 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late John A. and Mary Russell Elliott. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters, Kathy Smalley of Harrodsburg and Linda Elliott of Danville; one sister, Betsy Goodlett of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Roy “Leon” Elliott of Daphne, Ala.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lee Elliott.

Funeral services were held  Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with James Harley and Hilary Claypool officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chris Farthing, Steve “Pete” Elliott, Stevie Elliott, Junior Huffman, Jamey Filson, Richard Tingle and Allen McCoy.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 801 S. Limestone, Ste. E, Lexington, KY 40508-4048, or to the Danville-Boyle Humane Society, 777 N. Danville Bypass, Danville, KY 40422.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

JAMES HARLOW

James Elmer Harlow, Jr, 89, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. He was of the Presbyterian faith, and he was a WWII US Navy veteran. He was a retired electrician from IBEW Local 175.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Nuss Harlow; sister, Catherine Wyrick ; three brothers, Samuel, Allen and Raymond Harlow; son, Eddie Eugene Harlow; and daughter, Angela Stewart.

He is survived by his son, Charles “Kelly” Harlow of Soddy-Daisy; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services were Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, with Reverend Alan Stewart officiating. Burial was in Presbyterian cemetery in Cullman, Ala. with James’ son, Charles conducting the committal.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.williamsonandsons.com.

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN  37379.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

HOWARD LOGUE

Howard Lynn Logue, 68, husband of Shirley Derringer Logue, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Lexington.

Born Oct. 5, 1944, he was the son of Pauline Hardin Logue and the late Howard T. “Hot Shot” Logue. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Perryville Masonic Lodge and a 61-year member of the Deep Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include  four sons, Howard Lynn (Jean) Logue Jr. of Richmond, Glenn Derringer (Stacy) Logue of Harrodsburg, Eric Clinton (Cathy) Logue of Loretto, Tenn. and John Albert (Bridget) Logue of Harrodsburg; three brothers, Donald, Robert and Buddy Logue; five sisters, Mary Rearic, Daisy James, Betty Darland, Rose Matherly and Jane Wiley and 10 grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Logue.

Funeral service were held Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Deep Creek Baptist Church with Lewis Walters and Nelson Reynolds officiating. Burial with military rites was in the Deep Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred and Mike Lewis, Robert B., Travis, Seth and James Howard Logue.

Masonic Rites were held Tuesday, Jan. 8 at Deep Creek Baptist Church.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

HAROLD LONG

Harold Gipson Long, 79, died Friday, January 4, 2013 in Lexington.

He was born December 6, 1933 in Stanford, to the late Walter and Bernetta Clark Long.

He was a machinist having worked for IBM for 32 years before he retired, was an avid UK basketball and football fan, and a member of Freedom Baptist Church.

Survivors include: his wife of 59 years; Shirley Cloyd Long; two sons, Michael (Pam) Long (Pam) of Lexington and James Long of Danville; two daughters, Pamela Long (Eugene) Vanhook of Danville and Angela Long (Wayne) Berry of Stanford; one sister, Doris Noland of Stanford;  five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews; and extended family in Mercer and Boyle County.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Summer Michelle Long and Shawn Bastin, and three brothers, Walter, Fred and William Long.

Funeral service was conducted Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Dawson officiating. Burial was at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford. Both the visitation and funeral services were held at the Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel (Stanford).

Casket bearers were Billy Long, Roger Long, Jeremy Rice, Jerry Noland, Steve Noland and Craig Noland.

Honorary bearers were Jimmy Hicks, Toney Newsome, Larry and Janice Walls, George Bertram, Gary Noland, Gip Noland, Grey Noland, and Fred Long.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 10, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

GRANVILLE LOVINGS

Granville Lovings, 95, widower of Verna Collier Lovings, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.

Born May 2, 1917 in Livingston, he was the son of the late Farris Thomas and Ida Browning Lovings. He was Purple Heart recipient while serving in the Army during WWII. He was a charter member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Broadway Baptist Church, and a U.S. Post Office Clerk.

Survivors include two sons, Granville Cecil (Judy) Lovings, and David Allen (Cathy) Lovings, both of Lexington; one daughter, Phyllis Ann (Harold) Terry of Catlettsburg; three sisters, Opal Davis of Lexington, Ruth Roeck of Atlanta, Ga. and Mable Ann Russell of Georgetown; one brother, Elmer Cecil Lovings of Richmond; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home in Lexington. Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Mary Ritchie, Daniel Lovings, Darlene Lovings, Steve Ritchie, Evyian Terry and Kevin Terry. Honorary pallbearer was Denny Otis.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

WILLIAM NAVE

William T. “Bill” Nave, 94, of Lexington, Kentucky and husband of Dorotha Alexander Nave, died Tues, Jan 1, 2013.

He was born September 19, 1918 in Burgin, Kentucky to the late George and Edith Curd Nave.

In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by: his daughters, Betty Prather, Brenda (Donald) Frederick and Beverly (Billy) Woodrum; son, Robert (Emma) Nave.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Billie Nave Canter; and son-in-law, Buddy Prather, Sr.

Funeral service was held Friday, January 4, 2012 at Parkway Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

In honor of William's life and legacy, memorial donations can be made in his name to Parkway Baptist Church and/or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 10, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

NORA PHILLIPS

Nora Francena Phillips, 68, widow of Dewaine Wyatt Phillips, of Alum Springs died Tuesday, January 1, 2013.

Born April 6, 1944 in Liberty, KY, she was the daughter of Dorothy Hubble of Stanford and the late Ruby Lee Hubble.

Francena was a member of Mt. Freeman Baptist Church in Junction City, KY. She graduated from Junction City High School in 1962 and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Campbellsville University. She also pursued graduate studies at the University of Kentucky. Francena was employed by the Boyle County Board of Education and dedicated her life to teaching children for 27 years at Junction City Elementary School. In addition to teaching, Francena was a passionate poet who loved books and literature, a farmer, and an ardent lover of animals and trees.

She is survived by: two children, Shauntina Morgan Phillips of Alum Springs and Damian Dewaine (Lorri) Phillips of Cadiz, KY; two grandchildren, Carmindy Grace Phillips and Petra Hope Phillips, also of Cadiz, KY; two sisters, Rita Craig of Danville and Jane Trisler of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Ronnie Hubble of Stanford and Donnie Hubble of Harrodsburg; and a niece, Pamela Hines of Stanford.

Graveside service was held  Saturday at 11 a.m. at Parksville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Buddy Goode, Jimmy Snow, Harold Wilson, Darrell Rice, Gary Phillips, Joe Singleton, Chris Singleton and Jimmy Henson.

Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Craig, Frank Durrett, J.T. Rice, Robert Singleton, Ben Henson and Bobby Toadvine.

An online guestbook is available at www.stithfuneralhome.net.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 10, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

RANDALL ROBINSON

Randall Robinson, 86, of Lawrenceburg, widower of Julia “Dolly” Jones Robinson, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

He was the son of the late Roy and Verna Currens Robinson. He was a farmer and attended Claylick Methodist Church. He served in the Navy during WWII.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy (Charles) Robinson of Salvisa; three sons, Eddie (Janet) Robinson and Reggie (Peggy) Robinson, both of Lawrenceburg, and Stephen (Joann) Robinson of Mercer County; two sisters, Elberta Sea of Lawrenceburg and Evelyn (Jess) McGee of Louisville; one brother, L. H. Robinson of  Lawrenceburg; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Randall Stephen Robinson Jr. and Melvin Banner Robinson.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 5 at Gash Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jim Wheeler officiating.  Burial was  in the Ebenezer Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tim Robinson, Kevin Robinson, Klain Robinson,  Barry Robinson, Corey Robinson, Brendon Robinson, Christian Robinson and Derek Robinson. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Robinson, Rodney Robinson, Richard Briscoe, Ronnie Robinson, Gregory Sea, Gary Riley, Anthony Robinson and Lynn Robinson.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

JACK RYAN

Jack Ryan, 82, widower of Mary Eudena Brown Ryan, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at his residence. 

Born Nov. 2, 1930 in Lexington, he was the son of the late William Vernon Jack and Betty Bishop Ryan. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist by faith.

Survivors include four sons, Norman Wade (Norma) Ryan, Ricky Dale Ryan and Gary Lynn (Pamela) Ryan, all of Harrodsburg, and Timothy Eric (Dolly) Ryan of Stanford; two daughters, Belami Darlene (Roy) Watts of Harrodsburg and Sharon Kaye (Bill) Price of Stanford; 23 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren,  nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sons,  William Wilson Ryan, Jackie Dewayne Ryan and David Lyle Ryan.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 7 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. David Collier officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Ryan, Gary Ryan, II, B. J. Price, David Ryan Jr., Ricky Ryan Jr., Josh Ryan and Alex Ryan.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at  www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 10, 2013)

 

CURTIS STRATTON

Curtis Ray Stratton, 42, of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, January 1, 2012 at the UK Healthcare Center in Lexington.

He was the son of Mary Ann (Aubrey) Stratton Bast, Salvisa and the late Mark Woodrum.

He was a member of Lighthouse Apostolic Church in Versailles, and was a maintenance worker at Audrie Stud Farm in Midway.

He is survived by: two daughters, Tabitha (Noni) Bernabe, and Tiffany (Memo) Beltran, both of Harrodsburg; one son, Christian Stratton, Lawrenceburg; step mother, Esther Woodrum, Frankfort; two brothers, Mike (Sherri) Bast , Salvisa, and John Bast (Brittany Smith) Lawrenceburg; three sisters, Melanie Meyer, Marka (Mike) Burns, both of Frankfort, and Susan (Jamie) Anderson, Lawrenceburg; grandchildren, Jesus Antonio Bernabe, Jayden Alexander Bernabe, and Gabriela Yizel Beltran.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd and Susie Stratton; two cousins, Jason Curtsinger, and Chris Catlett

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January 6, 2012 at the Gash Memorial Chapel in Lawrenceburg with Pastor Terry Gillum officiating. Burial will follow in Stratton Cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, 101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835.

Casketbearers were Christian Stratton, Mike Bast, John Bast, Noni Bernabe, Memo Beltran, Mikey Bast, Jordan Kincaid and Austin Steele.

Honorary bearers were Dylan Bast, Anthony Rogers, Jason Cummins, Mike Burns, Jamie Anderson, Christopher Anderson and Mark Burns.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 10, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

FRANK BROWN

Frank Douglas Brown, 85, of Harrodsburg, husband of Geraldine Phillips Brown, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.

Born Oct. 29, 1927 in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Frank P. and Maud Conn Brown. He was an elder at Junction City Christian Church, the first president of the Mercer County Cattleman’s Association past president of Mercer County Farm Bureau and member of the Central Kentucky Angus Association.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one daughter, Mariann (Todd) Ransdell of Burgin; three sons, Gerald Douglas (Sherry) Brown of Burlington, David Allen (Nancy) Brown of  Boyle County and Robert Clyde (Tressa) Brown of Mercer County and six grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Eugene, Robert  and George Brown and two sisters, Minnie Burnside and Louise Sexton.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Junction City Christian Church with Clifford Neat officiating. Burial is in the Junction City Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Dennis Wheeler, Dale Wheeler, Gary Wheeler, Larry Brown, Mike Brown and Zac Ison.

Visitation Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Junction City Christian Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 17, 2013)

 

SARAH BROWN

Sarah Elizabeth Darnell Brown, 81, of Cincinnati, widow of George S. Brown died Dec. 25, 2012.

Born June 12, 1931 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late John and Ethel Darnell.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry and Ken Brown, both of Cincinnati; two sisters, Dorothy Van Arnsdall of Mercer County  and Nancy Bailey of Danville; one brother, Luther Darnell of Vero Beach, Fla. a great nephew, Joey Lewis and several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 31 at the T. P. White and Sons Funeral Home in Mt. Washington, Ohio.

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LOUISE DEAN

Louise Isham Dean, 90, of Harrodsburg, widow of William H. “Bill” Dean, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Nov. 14, 1922 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Joshua and Ora Peavler Isham.  She was a retired Corning Glass employee, a member of the Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church and a member of Toastmasters. She was Poet Laureate of Harrodsburg and Mercer County, was a charter member of Road to Recovery, was regent of the Jane McAfee chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for six years, was a member of the Woman’s Club of Harrodsburg and was an active member of the Harrodsburg Historical Society and the James Harrod Trust.

Survivors include one daughter, Julia Ann Dean of Alexandria, Va. and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church with Rollin Tarter and Andy Wing officiating.  Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Arthur Boyd “Bud” Isham, Marvin “Bubby” Isham, Bobby Gene Sallee, Bill McGlone, Bernie McGlone and Jim McGlone.

Memorial contributions may be made to the James Harrod Trust, P.O. Box 158, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 or the charity of one’s choice. 

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

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DANNY DUNN

Danny Lane Dunn, 58, of Georgetown, husband of Vickie Robinson Dunn, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one daughter, Ashley Nicole Dunn of Richmond; two sons, Dustin Hale of Lexington and Greg (Stephanie) Hale of Stamping Ground; two step daughters, Angie Payne Roberts and Crystal Kendrick Calitri; one sister, Charlotte Dunn Devers of Georgetown; a mother-in-law, Edna Phillips of Salvisa; one grandchild, one niece, four nephews and two aunts.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Northside Christian Church in Georgetown. Burial was in the Sadieville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 KY Hwy 62 E., Cynthiana, KY 41031.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.johnsonsfuneralhome.com

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JOE HENDERSON

Joe M. Henderson, 77, died Jan. 12, 2013 at his residence.

Born May 31, 1935 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Earl Thomas and Anna Lee Henderson. He was a retired golf course construction worker and a member of the Family Worship Church in Harrodsburg.

Survivors include one daughter, Ressa Ann Henderson of Harrodsburg and one sister, Mary Reynolds of Louisville; one grandchild, Travis Followell of Harrodsburg and one great-grandchild Rylee Allison of Harrodsburg.

He was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Henderson; two brothers, Eddie Henderson and Allan Henderson and one sister, Margaret Clarkson.

Funeral Services were conducted Wednesday Jan. 16 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Conover and Paul Stewart officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Travis Followell, Donny Followell, Harold Driskell and Jerry Byrd.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213 Danville, KY 40423.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

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CHARLES ISHAM

Charles Garnett Isham, 72, of Mackville, husband of Helen Peavler Isham, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at his residence.

Born April 7, 1940 in Washington County, he was the son of the late James Seibert and Sally Voorhies Isham. He was a member of the Junction City Church of Christ, a retired employee of the Norfolk Southern Railroad Company and attended the Mackville School.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, Kevin Isham of Willisburg and Todd Isham of Mackville; a brother, Jeffrey Isham of Mackville; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Charles Seibert Isham and Charles Isham Jr.; a brother, Carl Wallace Isham and a sister, Barbara Ann Votaw.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 10 at Carey and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Thad Eubank and Bro. Rodney Sneed officiating. Burial was in the Battle Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Harold Caldwell, George Douglas, Greg Isham, Theo Cotton, Brian Caudill and Robert Baker. Honorary pallbearers were Darrell Baker, Benny Benge, Brent Steele, David Peavler, David Coulter, Mike Montgomery, Gene Votaw and Jimmy Cooksey.

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EMILY LEMAY

LAWRENCEBURG – Emily Evans Blair LeMay, 74, died Thursday, January 10, 2013 at her residence.

She was born in Lexington, to the late Franklin Turner Blair and Sudie Jane Evans Blair.

Emily was a devoted mother and a former employee of Texas Instruments in Versailles. She and her family attend Ninevah Christian Church. She was an avid artist in crafts and painting, and enjoyed playing wiffle ball with her family.

She is survived by: her husband of 20 years, Kenneth D. LeMay; seven daughters, Diane Seamster and Amy (Jeff) Lewis, both  of Lawrenceburg, Barbara Smart of NC, Lee Anna (Jeff) Casey of Harrodsburg, Danita Toll of Lawrenceburg, Lara Vardon (Jason) of Michigan, and Toni Beasley of Lawrenceburg; 26 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and a nephew, John J. White of Lexington.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.

Services were conducted Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Young officiating. Burial followed in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jonathan Brock, Jared Gibson, Kyle LeMay, Zachary Casey, Austin Darnell, B. J. Blalock.

Dalton Beasley and Steven Casey served as honorary bearers.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or the American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 17, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

BARBARA LAMKIN

Barbara Lucille Ayers Lamkin, age 96, of Saint Mary’s passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the Village of Lebanon Nursing Home.

She was born July 26, 1916 in New Hope and was a member of Saint Charles Catholic Church.

Survivors include: six daughters, Priscilla Logsdon of Harrodsburg, Mary Wright (John) of Danville, Wanda Dye (Bobby) of Lebanon, Susie Wheatley (Tom) of Bardstown, Martha Ann Reynolds (Robert) of Mesa, Arizona and Michelle Dunivan (Tommy) of Petersburg, TN, two sons, Bernie Lamkin of Saint Mary’s and Tim Lamkin of Bardstown, 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and one sister, Dorothy Kotheimer (Carl) of Venice, FL.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Charles Nolan Lamkin, Sr., four sons, John “Kevin” Lamkin, Joseph Stephen Lamkin, Charles Nolan “Sonny” Lamkin, Jr. and Thomas Ayers Lamkin, her parents, Joseph Dominic and Mary Sudie Hagan Ayers, one sister, Bertha Ayers, four brothers, William Bernard “GooGoo” , Joseph Fred “Shorty”, Raphael and Fabian Ayers.

Mass of Christian Burial was conducted Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Saint Charles Catholic Church, Saint Mary’s, with interment in Saint Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Saint Francis. Rev. James W. Graf was the celebrant.

Memorial Donations may go to Marion County Association for the Handicapped 516 Workshop Lane Lebanon, KY 40033 or Nelson County Industries 900 Nutter Drive Bardstown, KY 40004 or masses.

Pallbearers were Chuckie Dye, Ronnie Lamkin, Luke Wright, Brad Dunivan, Toby Dunivan and Robert Reynolds.

Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto was in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 17, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

MYRTLE PANKEY

Myrtle Pankey, 92, of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the Heritage Hall Care Center, Lawrenceburg.

Born July 13, 1920 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Burt and Mandy Taylor Bottom.

She was a retired Corning Glass employee.

Survivors include: one son, Tony (Kathy) Pankey of Harrodsburg; and two grandchildren, Neal and Angie.

She was predeceased by two sisters,  Florence Taylor and Claudia Phillips.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 17, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

SUE PATTERSON

Sue Litsey Patterson, 93, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Fla.  

Born Feb. 15, 1919 in Ambridge, Penn., she was the daughter of the late Henry Junius and Frederica Furman Litsey.  

A private burial will be held in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.  

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GERALDINE PEYTON

Geraldine Baxter Peyton, 75, widow of Ralph Peyton, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at her residence.

Born in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Homer Francis and Emma Drury Baxter. She was a retired secretary with Kentucky Overall in Lawrenceburg and a member of the Sand Spring Baptist Church and the Faithful Workers Sunday school class.

She is survived by a son, Brian Keith Peyton (Holly Stratton) of Lawrenceburg, a half sister, Carol Ann (Jimmy) Pinkston of Mercer County, three half brothers, Billy (Doris) Sanford of Mercer County, Darrell (Sue) Sanford of Nicholasville, and Gary (Kathy) Sanford of Mercer County; a step-sister, Ida Rose Bottoms of Bardstown, a half-brother Harold (Ann) Sanford of Texas; one grandchild and a niece.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Ritchie and Peach Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg with Dr. Mike Hamrick officiating.  Burial is in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Braden and Cameron Peyton, Darrell Sanford, Audie Baxter, Kenneth Peach, Maurice Corn, Ronnie Sharp, Johnny Dennis, Michael Profit and Steve Sanford.  Honorary pallbearers are Billy and Gary Sanford and Jimmy Pinkston.

Visitation Wednesday 5:30–9 p.m.

Memorials suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass.

(HH Thu Jan 17, 2013)

 

MARGARET SCHWENDEMAN

Margaret Scully Schwendeman, 82, widow of Gerald J. Schwendeman, passed away at her home on Friday, January 11, 2013 surrounded by her family.

Born in Lexington on September 5. 1930 to the late Tillie Kearney and Martin J. Scully, she married “Jerry” on September 6, 1952.

A third-generation Lexingtonian, she was a 1948 graduate of St. Catherine’s Academy, and life-time member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

Leaving behind to cherish her memory are her daughters, Michele (Ken) Vicini; Meghan (Joe) Thompson; Judy Spencer; and Jennifer (Darrell) Douglas; and sons, Jerry (Pam) Schwendeman; Nick (Lynda) Schwendeman; and Father Danny Schwendeman, all of Lexington; 13 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Judy S. Moore; and brother, Timothy C. Scully, both of Lexington.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, John K., Martin J., and Donald B. Scully, and sister, Annelle Scully.

Funeral service was at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church Tuesday, January 15, 2013 with Father Danny Schwendeman and Father John Curtis presiding. Burial will followrf in Calvary Cemetery.

Her grandsons served as pallbearers.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the St. Leo Parish Building Fund, 295 Huntertown Rd., Versailles, KY 40383 or the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 17, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

ANNE VANSANT

Anne Tilden Bohon Vansant, of Lexington, widow of Gilbert Mastin Vansant died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.

Born Sept. 27, 1917 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Katherine Cluke and Lynn Hanly Bohon. She was a graduate of Science Hill School and Centre College, owned The Gazebo gift shop in Danville, was a member of Central Christian Church and its Ida Harris Circle, belonged to the National Society of Colonial Dames in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, was active in the Harrodsburg Women’s Club, the Harrodsburg Historical Society and the Harrodsburg Christian Church. She also served on the board of the Mercer County Public Library.

Survivors include a daughter, Katherine Vansant (William) Bates of Daniel Island, S.C.; one grandson, Mason Chandler Bates of New York, NY and one nephew Lindsey W. (Alice) Ingram Jr. of Lexington.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Bohon Ingram and a brother, George Bohon.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 10 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Harrodsburg Historical Society, P.O. Box 316, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, or to the KET Foundation, 600 E. Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502. 

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.stithfuneralhome.net.

(HH Thu Jan 17, 2013)

 

BONNIE WHITE

Bonnie Cash White, 87, formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 in Harrodsburg.

Born February 16, 1925 in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Clark and Freda Seltsam Cash. She was the widow of Allen B. White, Sr.

Before retiring, Bonnie worked at the Boyle County Health Department in Vital Statistics. After retirement she loved being a homemaker, she enjoyed cooking gardening, cross stitch and quilting. She also loved to travel. Bonnie was a member of the Perryville United Methodist Church.

Bonnie is survived by: one daughter, Rebecca Cochran of Lexington; one son, Allen B.  (Diane) White Jr.; four grandchildren, Courtney Cochran of Parksville, Joshua Cochran of Lexington, Jennifer White of Denver and Travis White of Bowling Green.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by all her siblings.

Services were conducted Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the Wilder Funeral Home, Perryville, by Marsha Charles and Jeremy Ruegg. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jimmy, Bobby, Milton and Clark Cash, Billy Price and Johnny Thompson.

Mike Lankford served as honorary pallbearer.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Hillcrest Cemetery Assoc., P.O. Box 41, Perryville, Kentucky 40468 and the Perryville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 35, Perryville, KY. 40468

You may visit Bonnie’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 17, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

WALLACE CARRIER

Wallace Haynes Carrier, 95, husband of Anne Galloway Carrier, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.

Born June 12, 1917 in Bristol, Tenn., he was the son of the late Walter F. and Belle Wassom Carrier.

He was a graduate of Bristol High School, Carson-Newman College and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary of Louisville. He worked 51 years in the Baptist faith. He was pastor of First Baptist Church of Hartsville, Tenn.; First Baptist Church of Rockwood, Tenn.; Harrodsburg Baptist Church and Mill Creek Baptist Church of Nashville, Tenn. He also served as a design editor of adult Bible study materials at the Baptist Sunday School Board in Nashville, Tenn.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one son, Wallace H. (Bonny) Carrier, Jr. of Franklin; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and 14 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters and an infant son.

Burial was at Harpeth Hills Memorial Gardens in Nashville, Tenn.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Baptist Theological Seminary, 6601 Monticello Road, Shawnee, KS 66226-3513.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

EMILY DEMAREST

Emily Walter Demarest, 87, widow of Cornelius “Corny” Agnew Demarest, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at her residence.

Born in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late David and Phoebe Litsey Walter.

She was a kindergarten teacher who also worked with the Kidney Foundation. She was named an honorary Kentucky Colonel for her volunteer service at Central Kentucky Radio Eye and for recording text books for blind students. A more than 50-year member of Hunter Presbyterian Church, she was active with the Women’s Circle and the choir.

She is survived by her children; Terry (James) Williams, Kettering, OH; David (Carla) Demarest, Michele (Barry Stumbo) Ripley, both of Lexington; sister, Patsy Hardin, Jackson, MS; grandchildren, Christie Williams, Kevin (Leah) Williams, Emily Demarest and Adrienne Demarest; as well as her caregivers, Robin, Nikki and Betty Jo.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Jessica Walter.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 24 at Hunter Presbyterian Church, conducted by Rev. Jason Santalucia, Burial will follow at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.

Visitation 5-8 Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Milward-Southland.

Memorials may be made to the Demarest Music Fund at Hunter Presbyterian Church, 109 Rosemont Garden, Lexington, KY 40503.

Evpressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.milwardfuneral.com.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

ROBERT GRIFFITH

Robert Eugene Griffith, 76, widower of Mildred Hoover Griffith, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born Aug. 24, 1936 in Lexington, he was the son of the late Gertrude Curtis and Preston Griffith.

He was a member of Dix River Pentacostal Church. He was a farmer and a retired employee of the Lexington Humane Society.

Survivors include five children, Margaret (Mike) Franchere Barbara Lyons, Cathy (Greg) Bowman, Robin (David) Bennett and Carl (Lisa) Griffith; three brothers, Preston, Clarence and T J Griffith; two sisters, Debbie and Judy Griffith; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy and Harold Lee Griffith; a grandson, Anthony Woodard and a son-in-law, Leroy Lyons.

Funeral services were held January 19 at the McKnight Funeral Chapel with Bro. Donald Lear officiating. Burial was in the Griffith Family Cemetery on the family farm.

Pallbearers were Eugene Lyons, Daniel Derriger, Alex Derringer, Dustin Derringer, Carl Joseph Griffith and Cody Levi Holt.

Honorary pallbearers were Kevin Sallee and Greg Bowman.

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

HORACE HOURIGAN

Horace Hourigan, 94, of Harrodsburg, widower of Ruby Long Hourigan died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born Feb. 7, 1918 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late James Robert and Clyde Rexroat Hourigan.

He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II. He was a self-employed plumber and worked at Hayslett’s Mechanical Contractors for 18 years. He was a part-time employee at Gateway, a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 52.

Survivors include two daughters: Brenda (Tom) Creamer of Shelbyville and Charlotte (Bill) Hammond of Griffin, Ga.; one sister, Mary Helen Zeliff of Harrodsburg, five grandchildren, 13 greatgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Stanley, Thomas and Kenneth Hourigan and two sisters, Ruth Sims and Josephine Powell.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Spivey officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Clayton Hammond, Nathan Hammond, Jeff Gaither, John Alexander, Jason Whisman and Thomas Gaither.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

JANE JACKSON

Jane Gayle Jackson, 68, widow of Lowell Thomas “Tommy” Jackson, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.

Born in Harrodsburg Feb. 2, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Dan Bugg and Opal Burns Bugg Claunch. She was a retired seamstress for Cricketeer Manufacturing and was a member of the Ellers Memorial Baptist Church.

A serive will be held at a later date.

(A memorial gathering will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, January 26, at the Ellers Memorial Baptist Church with services at 1 p.m.)

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

NORMA KINCAID

Norma Jean Murphy Kincaid, 66, died Tuesday, January 22, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

She was the daughter of Mabel Wilson Murphy of Lawrenceburg, and the late James William “Bill” Murphy.

A former Texas Instruments employee and wife of Bradley Kincaid, she had been living at Heritage Hall Nursing Home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Cindy Kincaid (Kenny Beasley) of Lawrenceburg, Penny Kincaid of Versailles, five sisters, Ruby Smith of Washington Co., Ethel (Lewis) Lawson of Salvisa, Ida (Elzie) Sutherland of Versailles, Becky (Jimmy) Florian of Harrodsburg, Martha Murphy of Versailles, two brothers, Johnnie Murphy of Lawrenceburg, Jimmie (Betty) Murphy of Georgetown, and two grandchildren, Mackenzie Pack and Baylon Beasley.

A granddaughter, Destiny Kincaid, a sister, Elsie Florian, and a brother, Sammy Murphy, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Versailles.

Funeral services will conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Smith, Phillip Kincaid, Richie Kincaid, Matthew Florian, Ronnie Cheatham, and Kenny Beasley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Murphy, Jimmy Murphy, Eugene Reed, Elzie Sutherland, and George Hunter.

Memorials are suggested to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 24, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

CHARLES MINGO

Charles Aaron Mingo, 53, of Danville, husband of Georgia C. Drury Mingo, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at his residence.

Born May 30, 1959 in Lexington, he was the son of Manny and Bernice Seidler Mingo of Lexington.

He was a Kroger produce manager and member of the Rising Son Christian Church.

Other survivors include one daughter, Mistaya Marie Mingo of Danville; one son, Chase Aaron Mingo of Danville; step children, Jeff Barnett, Beth Barnett and Deana (Gary) Arnold, all of Harrodsburg; one sister, Roseanne (Bob) Vick of Lexington; five brothers, James (Elizabeth) Mingo of Henderson, Daniel (Fran) Mingo of Louisville, Harold (Wendy) Mingo of Versailles, Chris (Jamie) Mingo of Stanford and Tom (Michelle) Mingo of Lexington; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Scott Bugg and Jesse Brantley officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were James, Daniel, Harold, Chris, Tom and Chase Mingo.

Honorary bearers were members of the Rising Son Christian Church.

Memorials are suggested to the Rising Son Christian Church, 640 N. Third St., Danville, KY 40422.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

JANICE MOYNAHAN

Janice H. Moynahan, 69, of Kevil, wife of Rev. Mike Moynahan, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at her residence.

A native of Ballard County, she owned and operated her own child care business from her home. She was a member of the Schneidman Road Baptist Church, where her husband is the pastor.

Survivors include a son, Brian M. Moynahan of Kevil; two daughters, Tammy M. (Jim) Chapman of West Paducah and Melissa M. (Ryan) Duren of Kevil; two sisters, LeWanda Crews of Kevil and Ruthie McCabe of Paducah, three brothers, Jerry Hargrove,of Barlow, Joe Hargrove of Kevil and Roy Hargrove of Statesville, N.C.; two grand children and three step grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, greatnieces and great-nephews.

A celebration of life was held Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at The Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Frank Queen officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Christian Church Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 10, Kevil, KY 42053.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.milnerandorr.com.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

MYRTLE PANKEY

Myrtle Pankey, 92, of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at the Heritage Hall Care Center in Lawrenceburg.

Born July 13, 1920 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Bert and Mandy Taylor Bottom.

She was a retired Corning Glass inspector.

Survivors include a son, Tony (Kathy) Pankey of Harrodsburg and two grandchildren, Neal (Christie) and Angie Pankey.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Florence Taylor and Claudia Phillips.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Marvin Carpenter officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to: Heritage Hall Employees, c/o Janey Cunningham, 331 S. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

BEVERLY ROGERS

Beverly Ann Rogers, 69, of Harrodsburg, wife of Terrance “Terry” Wayne Anthony Rogers, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at her residence.

Born Aug. 9, 1943 in Patterson, N.J., she was the daughter of Charles and Agnes Kennedy Judge.

She was a retired interpreter for Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill and was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Danville.

Survivors in addition to her husband include one daughter, Debbie (Josh) Waggener of Harrodsburg; two sons, Tony (Tammy) Rogers and Mike (Jeanette) Rogers, both of Harrodsburg; one brother, Charles “Chuck” (Gail) Judge of Colorado and eight grandchildren.

A funeral mass was held Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the St. Andrew Catholic Church with Father Tom Farrell officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lane French, Levi French, Casey Lunsford, Joe Curtsinger, Justin Kendrick and Patrick Branam.

Honorary pallbearers were Sommer Rogers, Emory Rogers, Christian Rogers, Justin Waggener and Taylor Rogers.

Memorials are suggested to a charity of one’s choice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 24, 2013)

 

MARY EVANS

LAWRENCEBURG – Mary Elizabeth Montgomery Evans, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at the U.K. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. She was the wife of the late Clinton Edward Evans.

Mrs. Evans was born in Nicholasville, to the late Leonard Gordon and Hannah Underwood Montgomery.

She was a housewife and loving mother to her children and grandchildren and enjoyed yard sales and gardening.

She is survived by: her children, Corlotta Hatchett (Willis) of Lawrenceburg, Clinton Edward Evans, Jr. (Shirley) of Frankfort, Connie Kinder, Buddy Evans, Donnie Evans, Leon Evans, Deborah Hobbs (Melvin), and Tammy Tinsley (Raymond), all of Lawrenceburg; a son-in-law, Johnny Perry of Harrodsburg; 14 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two sisters Louise Estes of Versailles and Rosie Smith (B. J.) of Frankfort; two brothers, J.B. Montgomery of Midway and Phillip Montgomery of Frankfort.

Including her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Perry; two sisters, Geneva Burton and Katherine Walling; and two brothers, Bobby Nelson Montgomery and David Lee Montgomery.

Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, January 29, at the Lawrenceburg Cemetery pavilion with Bro. Bobby Chesser officiating.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 31, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

LYNDA HALE

Lynda Chumley Hale, 72, wife of Phillip Hale, Sr., died Sunday, January 20, 2013.

Born November 27, 1941 in Covington, she was the daughter of the late Charles McClelland and Mable Reed Bryant.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: a son, Phillip (Wanda) Chumley; a sister, Pat (Herbert) Burkey; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and seven step-children.

The funeral service was conducted Saturday, January 26, at the Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Burial was in Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery in Mercer County.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 31, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

THOMAS HARRISON

Thomas Lee Harrison, 51, husband of Angelia Baugh Harrison, died January 21, 2012.

Born February 20, 1961 in Mercer County, he was the son of Robert Harrison and the late Ruby Taylor Harrison.

Tommy was self employed, loved the outdoors, fishing and working on cars.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: a son, D. J. (Jessica) Stephens of Stanford; two brothers; David (Carolyn) Harrison and J. "Mohawk" (Anita) Harrison, both of Junction City; and two grandchildren, Jeremy and Gabriel Stephens.

He was predeceased by a sister, Ann Gover.

A graveside service was conducted Friday, January 25, at Parksville Cemetery with Rev. Keith Weldon officiating.

Stith Funeral Home and Family Center in Junction City was in charge.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 31, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

JANE JACKSON

Jane Gayle Jackson, 68, widow of Lowell Thomas “Tommy” Jackson, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.

Born Feb. 2, 1944 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Dan Bugg and Opal Burns Bugg Claunch.  She was a retired seamstress for Cricketeer Manufacturing and was a member of the Ellers Memorial Baptist Church.

Services were held Saturday, Jan. 26 at Ellers Memorial Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 31, 2013)

 

DEAN JEPSEN

Dean Theadore Jepsen, 76, of West View, widower of Violet Jepsen, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 in Louisville.

Born May 8, 1936 in Quimby, Iowa, he was the son of the late John and Gertrude Tamm Jepsen. He was a retired IBM computer programmer, held an administrative position at the Rough River Youth Ranch and was a member of the Bethel Fellowship Church.

He is survived by a niece, Ruth (Jay) Willis, friends Jeff (Claudia) Kelsey and Karen Dean and several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Glen, James and Roy Jepsen.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 26 at Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Ron Miller Officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.dermittfuneralhome.com.

(HH Thu Jan 31, 2013)

 

MARTHA JOHNSON

Martha Ann Johnson, 71, of Wilmore, widow of William Robert Johnson Sr., died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born May 19, 1941 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Vernon and Sadie Lee Sallee Tatum.  She was a retired restaurant manager and was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include a special companion, Jerry Witt of Louisville; three step sons, William Robert Johnson Jr. of Texas, Tim Johnson of Connecticut and Robby Johnson of Florida; a step daughter, Elizabeth Fay Schnitzler of Stanford four sisters, Kathleen Fain of Wilmore, Betty J. Tatum and Dorothy Bottom, both of Burgin and Brenda (Harold) Thornton of Harrodsburg; three brothers, Roy (Barbara) Tatum of Lexington, Donald (Donna) Tatum and Vernon (Betty) Tatum, all of Harrodsburg; and a sister-in-law, Judy Tatum of Nicholasville.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marlyn Kay Wilson, and a brother, Bob Tatum.

Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Barry Proctor officiating. Burial was in the Hardeetown Methodist Cemetery in Chiefland, Fla.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jan 31, 2013)

 

CURTIS KEELING

Curtis Keeling, 82, husband of Anna Ruth Matherly Keeling, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born March 20, 1930 in Burgin, he was the son of the late Cecil James and Rose Lee Fowler Keeling. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, was retired from the Kentucky Utilities E.W. Brown Plant, and was a member of the Burgin Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, William David Keeling of Bryantsville and Cecil (Karen) Keeling of Frankfort; one sister, Juanita Moss of Harrodsburg; two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Rosemary Keeling: three brothers, James Cecil, Eugene and Burchell Keeling; one sister, Anna Laura Walls, and one grandson, Jared Patrick Keeling.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at the Burgin Baptist Church with Bro. Carl McRay officiating.  Burial with military honors will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Billy Lucas, Daniel Lucas, Jerry Thacker, Jeremy Thacker, Lynn Moss and Jason Lucas.

Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until the hour of service Friday at the Burgin Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jan 31, 2013)

 

CECIL NAPIER

On Friday, January 25, 2013, Rev. Cecil J. Napier, passed at the Veteran Administration Hospital in Lexington.

Cecil was born on February 18, 1944, in Danville, and was the son of Arthur and Mable Napier. He graduated from Bate High School in 1962. Cecil joined the United State Marine Corps in 1963 and a veteran of the Vietnam War. Cecil accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful and active member of Bethel A.M.E .in Stanford. He enjoyed singing and traveling with the gospel group Free Wheel Travelers. He retired from Allison Abrasives in Garrard County, KY in 2007

After accepting his ministerial calling in 1985, he served the Lord’s vineyard, as the under shepherd of St. James, Ashland, KY, St John Greenup, KY., St Paul, Manchester, KY, Mt. Zion, Frazier KY, St. John, Monticello, KY, and Jacobs Chapel, Turnersville, KY.

Remembering his legacy and cherishing his memory his devoted wife of 44 years Janette Napier of Stanford, KY, and two daughters Lasonia M. Napier-Turner (Jason) of Clayton, NC, Cynthia L. Napier (Cedric) of Stanford, KY and one son Maurice S. Napier (Shatia) of Stanford, KY. seven grandchildren; three brothers Arthur Napier of LaFayette, CA, Joseph B. Napier of Tampa, FL; three sisters Lena L. Hunn (Windrell) of Harrodsburg, KY, Mary Radford (Lewis) Knoxville, TN, and Delorse Lowery (Lynn) of Elk Grove, IL.; his babies he loved Mya, Darius, Zaria, Aliyah, Jaylah, Desiree', Deandre' and Malaki; a very close and special friend the Rev. Kelvin D. Robinson, and his "Road Dog Sammy" and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

      He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Clifford T. Napier.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Bethel A.M.E. of Boneyville. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine County.

Visitation: will be Thursday, January 31, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Bethel A.M.E. church.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the January 31, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

EUGENIA PHILLIPS

Eugenia Freeman Phillips, 85, widow of John C. Phillips, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

Born in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late Van Buren and Faye Freeman.

Survivors include two daughters, Cordelia “Dee”  (Melvin) Farrow and Elizabeth Libby (Randy) Spillman; a son-in-law, Robert Schimmel; three grandchildren, Amanda Spillman (Travis) Hatfield, Christopher Clinton Denton and John Woodrow Spillman and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sherrida P. Schimmel.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 28 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home in Lexington. Burial was in Lexington Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jan 31, 2013)

 

JUSTIN SIRCY

Justin Peter Sircy, 39, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 in Georgia.

Born in Harrodsburg July 24, 1973, he was the son of the late Hubert E. Sircy Jr. and Patricia M. Sircy. He was a graduate of Mercer County High School, Berea College and Ohio University. He worked at the ART (American Repertory Theater) in Cambridge, Mass., until joining his brothers building sets and props for the movie and TV industries in California.

Survivors include four brothers, Joe, Jim, John and Jay Sircy and two sisters, Kathi and Karen and several nieces, nephews cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Catholic Church.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jan 31, 2013)

 

ROBERT TIREY

Robert G. Tirey, 73, of Harrodsburg, husband of Christine Adams Tirey, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at his residence.

Born March 19, 1939 in Booneville, he was the son of the late Chester and Eva May Williams Tirey. He was a self-employed farmer and member of the Magnolia Street Christian Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include three daughters, Debbie (Ray) Manness, of Florence, Janet Brinegar and Crystal (Lamont) Owens, both of Harrodsburg; one son, David (Mary) Lee Patterson, Franklin, Ind; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Clarence, Clifford and Ellis Tirey and seven sisters, Gladys Tomlin, Geneva Williams, Nettie Brewer, Virginia Brewer, Roxie Bowman, Jean Hampton and Elsie Griffith.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 26 at Sims Funeral Services with Calvin Hayes officiating. Burial was in the Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: William Bowden, Brandon Sallee, Derek Edelen, Peyton Owens, Leroy Adams, Wayne Coffman, Ray Manness and Lamont Owens. Honorary pallbearers were Harold Baker, Larry Peyton, Bobby Cotton, Leon Devine, Terry Parnell and Jerry Freeman.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu Jan 31, 2013)

 

WILLIAM CATLETT

William Donald “Don” Catlett of Puyallup, Wash., went home to be with the Lord Jan. 29, 2013 at the age of 80.

Don was born in Harrodsburg on Sept. 17, 1932. Don retired as an engineer from the Boeing Company in 1994 in Seattle, Wash. His witty humor and sweet nature were enjoyed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Wiley Catlett and daughters Judy (James) Miller, Janet and Jenny; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Louis Vance “Van” (Carolyn) Wiley of Louisville; sister-in-law Jean Sanders Wiley of Lexington and nine nieces and nephews.

His parents, Lillie Myrtle Foster Catlett and Garnett Catlett, preceded him in death.

A memorial service will be held in his honor on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Bethany Baptist Church in Puyallup, Wash.  Memorial donations may be sent to Good Samaritan Hospice, Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Feb 7, 2013)

 

WILLIAM CLAUNCH

William Carrolton Claunch, 74, husband of Margaret Barnes Claunch of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at his residence.

Born Sept. 10, 1938 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Albert Tink and Della Hungate Claunch. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Berea Christian Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, Denzil Carrolton Claunch of Harrodsburg and John Marvin Claunch of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Carol Matney of Lexington; three brothers,  Jimmy Claunch of Harrodsburg, Joe Claunch of Cornishville and Jack (Charlene) Claunch of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Betty (Jerry) Goodlett of Mackville and Beckey (Billy) Cameron of Carlisle; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, R. C. Claunch, and one grandchild.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Terry Cornish officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ronnie Dale Morris, Eli Edwards, Donnie Edwards, Damon Edwards, Jerry Norton and Manual Garcia.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Feb 7, 2013)

 

JOHNNY HARRIS

Johnny Harris, 90, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

(HH Thu Feb 7, 2013)

 

ROBERT MARSHBANKS

Robert Lee "Bob" Marshbanks, 82, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

He was born August 12, 1930 at Paint Lick, to the late Burdette and Geneva Norman Marshbanks and was the widower of Lyda Belle House Marshbanks.

Bob has delivered milk for Swiss Sanitary Dairy Products and he had been a milk distributor for Southern Bell Dairy. He was owner operator of the Stanford Convenient Store from June 1979 to 2005, he also was the owner of the Liberty Convenient Store from 1984 to 1994, this business is currently Circle K. He was a member of the New Beginnings United Methodist Church in Stanford.

Survivors include: his wife, Virginia "Gin" Marshbanks of Stanford; a son, Marvin Marshbanks (Rhonda) of Stanford; a step-daughter, Sherry Harden Stanley (Henry) of Orlando, FL; two sisters, Wanda Long of Harrodsburg and Kathleen Preston of Lancaster; four grandchildren, Dr. Matthew Marshbanks (Melissa), Amanda Marshbanks, Bridgette Withrow Lynn (Danny) and Ty Withrow (Lauren); six step-grandchildren, Melissa Stanley, Kevin and Kasey Stanley, AKennedy Harden, Bailey Harden and Brianna Harden; four great-grandchildren, Addison Claire Marshbanks, Grant Matthew Marshbanks, Ally Lynn and Tinley Lynn,

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Jo Marshbanks Withrow, a step son, Brian Harden, a brother, Gilbert Marshbanks and 2 sisters, Edna and Helen Marshbanks.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 1, 2013, at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford. Rev. Stewart Dawson and Rev. William Herndon will be officiating the service. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Casketbearers were Dr. Matt Marshbanks, Donnie Bailey, Ernest Hensley, Jr., Dr. John Mark Gooch, Roger Meek, Bobby Baker, Mike Bastin and Donald Adams.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to the American Heart Association, Kentucky Region, 333 Guthrie Street, Suite 207, Louisville, KY 40202 and or the Ft. Logan Cooperative Ministries, 302 Church Street, Stanford, KY 40484.

      (This obituary was not included in the February 7, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

ELVA OLDHAM

Elva Mae Oldham, 89, of Harrodsburg, widow of James Roy Oldham, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at The James B.  Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Jan. 18, 1924 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Effie Yeaste Shewmaker.   She was a homemaker.

Survivors include one son, Roy Lynn (Sue) Oldham of Harrodsburg; one grandson, Travis (Michelle) Oldham; two great-grandsons, James Connor Oldham and Thomas Cameron Oldham.

She was preceded in death  by a brother, Merlin “Bud” Shewmaker, and three sisters, Ethie Bussell, Marcella Burns and Rosella Lawson.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Josh Snyder officiating.  Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Glenn Dean, Eddie Bast, Hubert Peavler, Ronnie McGraff, Jimmy Howard and Billy Hollar.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Feb 7, 2013)

 

JUSTIN SIRCY

Justin Peter Sircy, 39, was born on July 24, 1973, in Illinois. He was the fifth son and seventh child of Hubert E. Sircy, Jr. and Patricia M. Sircy who lived at 2152 Bohon Road, Harrodsburg for 33 years. He died of a heart attack on Jan. 25, 2013 in Georgia, where he was living.

Justin graduated from Mercer County High School, earned an undergraduate degree in art from Berea College and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from Ohio University, where he studied Theater Arts focusing on set and prop construction.

Justin worked at the American Repertory Theater (ART) in Cambridge, Mass., which is affiliated with Harvard University, until joining his brothers, Jim and Jay, in the profession of building sets and props for the movie and TV industries in California. He worked mainly in Hollywood, most recently on the set of “The Middle” on ABC. He was an expert at carpentry as well as welding.

Justin was preceded in death by his parents and leaves behind four brothers, Joe, Jim, John and Jay and two sisters, Kathi and Karen. Many nieces and nephews also mourn his loss, as well as friends and relatives from coast to coast. May he rest in God’s peace.

A   memorial service will be scheduled in the future. Memorials may be sent to St. Andrew Catholic Church, Harrodsburg.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Feb 7, 2013)

 

BARBARA SMITH

Barbara Jean Phillips Smith, 77, of Lawrenceburg, widower of Victor Wayne Smith, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at her residence.

She was the daughter of the late Corbin and Bertha Lee Cox Phillips.

She was a homemaker and member of Sand Spring Baptist Church. She graduated from Kavanaugh High School.

She is survived by: one son, Phillip (Regina) Smith, Frankfort; four daughters, Phyllis (Walter) Johnson, Harrodsburg, Janet (Joe) Drury, Cathy Day (Mitch Brown), and Vickie (Shorty) Peavler, all of Lawrenceburg; 10 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Phillips.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. Chuck Ellestad officiating. Burial followed in Sand Spring Cemetery.

Casketbearers were David Drury, Timmy Willoughby, Chris Day, Jeffrey Peavler, Robert Peavler Jr., and Carlton Hatton.

      (This obituary was not included in the February 7, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

DOROTHY SPEARS

Dorothy Ray Hafley Spears, 84, of Hustonville went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 3, 2013.

Born October 31, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Ray and Mary Gordon Hafley. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Spears.

Survivors include a daughter, Marie Botkin of Georgia; five sons, Mike Spears, Fred Spears, Chris Spears, Keith Spears and Neal Spears, all of Moreland; two brothers, Levi and R. C. Hafley, both of Louisville; two sisters, Carol East of Lancaster and Jane Reed of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 7, at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Bob Rawlings. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons and honorary pallbearers are her sons.

Visitation will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday.

Guestbook@www.wlpruitt.com.

      (This obituary was not included in the February 7, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

HAZEL STAKELIN

Hazel Stakelin, 71, of Harrodsburg, widow of William Luther Stakelin, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in Lexington.

Born Jan. 19, 1942 in Lewisburg, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Lyndol and Thelma Brown Doggett. She was a retired apartment manager and a member of the Ostella Church of Christ in Cornersville, Tenn.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Collins Norris of Tennessee, Janice (Danny Yates) Neal of Mackville and Lou Ann (Chris) Watts of Stanford; three step sons, Steve (Debbie) Stakelin of Lexington, Lewis (Patsy) Stakelin of Florida and Tommy Stakelin of Georgetown; seven grandchildren, 13 step grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, 23 step great-grandchildren, one step great-great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruby Jones.

Funeral services are today,  Thursday, February 7 at 1 p.m. at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Buck Fultz officiating. Burial in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery will follow. Pallbearers are Allen Neal, Billy Miller, Chris Graham, Jeff Watts, Jim Merideth and David Harrison.

Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Thursday, February 7, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Feb 7, 2013)

 

NELLIE BOBLITT

      Mrs. Nellie Lewis Boblitt, 88, of Willisburg, passed away at 9:55 p.m., Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the University of Louisville Hospital.

      A native of Washington County, she was born on March 7, 1924 to the late William Leslie “W. L.” and Ethel Haydon Lewis.

      She was a member of the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy, a homemaker and a retired employee of the Signet Systems formerly of Harrodsburg.

      Preceding her in death was her husband, Robert Boblitt on June 20, 1996; two daughters, Wanda Hudson on February 24, 1998 and Virginia Thompson on March 17, 2009 and a brother, Albert Lewis on December 28, 2012.

      Survivors include: two daughters, Augustine (Kenny) Carey of Harrodsburg and Pam (Paul) Burkhead of Willisburg; two sons, James Robert (Marlene) Boblitt of Willisburg and Jackie (Tami) Boblitt of Bardstown; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, W. T. (Linda) Lewis of Willisburg, Ralph (Edith) Lewis of Springfield and Bertus (Virginia Rose) Lewis of Mackville; and five sisters, Beulah Hood, Anna Ruth (Albert Lee) Chesser, Pauline (Leo)Boblitt and Dorothy (Wendell) Hood. all of Willisburg and Lucille Harold of DeKalb, IL.

      Funeral services were held Sunday, February 10, at the Willisburg Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Steve Puckett, the church pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were Ronnie Bobblett, Dewayne Hudson, Kenn Burkhead, Mark Boblitt, Houston Burkhead and John Chesser.

      Casket bearers were Stacey Thompson, Tracey Thompson, Jason Boblitt, Todd Hudson, Corey Dean and Jonathan Hudson.

      Carey & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

GERALDINE BRACKETT

Geraldine Brackett, 66, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville.

Born June 17, 1946 in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Willia Omer and Laura Mae Pendygraft Cox. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three brothers, Carl Ray Cox of Campbellsville, James Cellan (Kathy) and Donald Lee (Kathleen) Gosnell, both of Adolphus; two sisters, Shirley Mae (Ed) Hudson of Harrodsburg and Margaret Ann (Mike) King of Franklin, Ohio and five nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers,  Charles Edward, Earl Jr. and William Carroll Cox and two sisters, Wanda Louise Dennison and Brenda Sue Athney.

Funeral Services were Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Derek Baker officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Gosnell, Donald Gosnell, Josh Satlerly, Mike King, Steven Baxter and Carl Cox.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

MARVIN CAREY

Marvin Carey, 84, of Perryville, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Danville. Marvin was the husband of Annetta Hendren Carey.

Born May 18, 1928, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Obe and Mary Lou Cummins Carey.

Marvin was a member of Perryville Baptist Church and a licensed practical nurse, retiring from Harrodsburg Health Care, and he previously had worked for Kentucky State Hospital.

In addition to his wife Annetta, Marvin is survived by: two sons, James Allen (Brenda) Carey of Perryville and Roger Keith (Stella) Carey of Lancaster; a daughter, Candace (Tom) Coulter of Perryville; and several grandchildren, including Zack Atwood and Katie Coulter, who spent a great deal of time with their grandfather.

Services for Marvin wwere conducted Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. John David Lane. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Zack Atwood, Kris and Billy Carey, Jackie Cummins, and Donald and Tom Coulter.

Visit Marvin’s online guestbook at www. wilderfh.com.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

VERDIE CARTER

Verdie Marie Riley Carter, 94, widow of Wallace L. Carter Sr. died Friday February 8, 2013.

She was a member of Fox Creek Christian Church.

She is survived by: four daughters, Mary Ann (Tom) Harper, Linda Mae (Harold) Byrd, Dottie Lee (Don) Hunter, and Connie June (Kenneth) Montgomery, all of Lawrenceburg; two sons, W. L. (Sharon) Carter Jr., Lawrenceburg and Michael Carter, Willisburg; two sisters, Edna Mae Phillips, Salvisa, and Bonnie (Clifford) Royalty, Lawrenceburg; 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, February 10, at the Gash Memorial Chapel in Lawrenceburg.

A private graveside service will be at a later date.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

CHARLES COLE

Charles Cole, 63, husband of thirty-two years to Cecelia Sanders Cole died Friday, February 8, 2013 at his residence. 

Born November 6, 1949 in Harrodsburg he was the son of Eunice Pennington Cole and the late Lawrence Cole. 

He was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church and a retired farmer and Osram Sylvania employee.  He enjoyed the stock market, farming and raising beef cattle.

Additional survivors, besides his wife and mother, include: two sons, Jonathan (Bridget) Cole of Memphis, TN and Stephen Cole of Mercer County;  four sisters, Joyce (Paul) Hill of Junction City, Janet (Ronnie) Woodward of Mercer County, Debbie (Wayne) Perrin of Mercer County and Della (Tony) Peavler of Horse Cave;  one brother, Ronnie (Jackie) Cole of Mercer County; three grandchildren; four nieces and six nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his brother, Stanley Cole and his sister, Cathy (Doug) Long.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Spivey officiating.

Pallbearers were Louis Kerrick, Harvey Mitchell, Don Long and Lawrence Purvis.

Although flowers are appreciated, the family requests donations be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Plaza, Memphis, TN  38105.

To share your memories or to leave a message with the family, please visit www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

BEATRICE CURD

Beatrice Lee Curd, 98, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at Sayre Christian Village in Lexington. A native of Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Edward and Nellie Dean Jones.

She is survived by two children, Joan C. Bilik and John Curd.

Funeral service will be Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, with visitation from 5-8 Friday. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery in Salvisa.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

OLIVE GRAVES

Olive L. Perry Graves, 95, of Harrodsburg, wife of Glen Graves, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born April 26, 1917 in New Castle, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Mack and Etta Hobbs Perry. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, was a missionary and an ordained minister.

Survivors in addition to her husband include two sons, Levon (Leatrice) Graves of Lexington and Bob (Lisa) Graves of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Twila Barnette of Lexington; two sisters, Elizabeth Ingalls of Edwardsville, Ill. and Gladys St. John of Bloomington, Ill.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Gerald Perry and four sisters, Mae Des Jardins, Lena Brown, Ora Maly and Blanche Furhman.

Services were held Saturday, Feb. 9 at Porter and Son Funeral Directors in Campton with Bro. Steve Sandefer and Bro. Steve Richmond officiating. Burial was in the Hazel Green Cemetery in Hazel Green.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.porterandsonfd.com.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

JOHNNY HARRIS

Johnny R. Harris, 90, husband of the late Alberta June Colvin Harris, died Monday, February 4, 2013 at his residence. 

Born June 26, 1922 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Ed and Ida Woods Harris. 

He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, was a retired Project Manager for IBM and was a lifetime member of Oleika Shriners Temple in Lexington.  He enjoyed playing guitar and singing for the Senior Stars and was active at the Lexington Seniors Center.

Survivors include: his daughter, Trina J. Harris Burdine of Lexington; two grandchildren, Danny Burdine and Holly Burdine; one great-granddaughter, Marley Walker; one great-grandson, Jaxson Washington, and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters.

Funeral service were held Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Glen Schneiders officiating.  Burial with military honors was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. 

 (Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

LOVIE ISHAM

Lovie Jewel Burns Votaw Isham, 92, widow of Lonnie Votaw and Arlie Bishop Isham, died Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the Golden Living Center in Frankfort.

Born May 25, 1921 in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Vera Alice Casey Burns. She was a retired bus driver for the Washington County School System and a member of the Mt. Freedom Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Lana (Will) McGinnis of Harrodsburg and three grandchildren, Will McGinnis Jr., David McGinnis and Jan McGinnis.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Dale Isham

Graveside services were held Saturday, Feb. 9 at Battle Cemetery in Washington County with Brent Franz officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at: www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

NORMA KEESECKER

Norma Lynn Devine Keesecker, 61, of Harrodsburg died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

BEULAH LAKE

Beulah Florence Lake,  90, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

ENNIS MARTIN

Ennis R. Martin, 75, of Mercer County, died Monday, Feb. 4 at his residence.

He was born Sept. 23, 1937.

He is survived by four sons, Daniel, Matthew, Michael and Ennis Martin Jr.; six daughters, Erma, Eleanor, Rosanna, Rachel, Eunice and Naomi; two brothers, Titus and Phares Martin; two sisters, Mary Horst and Martha Gehman; 50 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Mercer Bible Fellowship.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

WILLIE MCGUIRE

Willie McGuire, 98, formerly of Harrodsburg, widow of Frank McGuire, died Jan. 31, 2013.

She was born June 18, 1914 in Pickens County, Ga.

Survivors include two sons, Charles F. (Melissa) McGuire of Harrodsburg and Carl D. (Ayla) McGuire of Istanbul, Turkey; two sisters, Eddie Goswick of Calhoun, Ga. and Kate Hawkins of Dalton, Ga. and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 9 at Barton Funeral Home in Adairsville, Ga. Pallbearers were Jason Arp, Jake Cochran, Jr., Todd Cochran, Gary Howren, Rusty Cochran and Don Cochran.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

WILLIE MCGUIRE

Mrs. Willie Mae McGuire, 98, of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center, Frankfort Kentucky.

She was born in Pinbook, GA, June 18, 1914, daughter of the late Wilburn L. and Betty Moss Cochran.

She moved to Kentucky in 1936 and lived in Lynch, KY until 1974 when she moved back to Adairsville, in the area where most of her family lived. In 2006 she went back to KY, living at The Harrod in Harrodsburg. Mrs. McGuire was of the Methodist faith and a retired homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank McGuire; sisters, Mildred Pelfrey, Marie Wilson, and Colene Cochran; and a brother, Joe Cochran.

Survivors include: her two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Melissa McGuire of Harrodsburg, Kentucky and Carl and Ayla McGuire of Istanbul, Turkey; four grandchildren, Laura McGuire of Houston, TX, Ayse McGuire of San Diego, CA, Kean P. McGuire of Houston, TX, and Dennis McGuire of Istanbul, Turkey; two sisters, Kate Hawkins of Dalton and Eddie Goswick of Calhoun.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville with Rev. Jim Pinkard officiating. Interment will follow in Gordon Memorial Gardens, Calhoun.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville.

Sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at www.BartonFuneralHome.net.

R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Willie Mae McGuire.

      (This additional information from the funeral home)

 

MARIE MATTINGLY

Marie Rawlings Mattingly, 65, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at the Springview Hospital in Lebanon.

Born Jan. 23, 1948 in Bradfordsville, she was the daughter of the late Robert William and Lillian Alene Spurling Rawlings. She was retired from Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, was a member of the Manna Harvest Church, and was a seamstress.

Survivors include three daughters, Regina (Michael) Cox of Mt. Washington, Barbie (Martin) Allgeier of Taylorsville and Jennifer (Donnie) Roby of Mt. Washington; two brothers, Bro. Robert Rawlings of Nicholasville and Rodney Rawlings of Harrodsburg; seven sisters, Shirley Preston of Perryville, Linda Rogers of Parksville, Martha Shook of Elizabeth, Colo., Bonnie Rawlings of Lebanon, Edith Gover of Lebanon, Anita Mattingly-Scaggs of Bradfordsville and Rosemary Leal of Lebanon; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, William Jordan Mattingly, one sister, Ruth Williams, and three brothers, John, David, and Tommy Rawlings.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Lanham officiating. Burial is in Elder Cemetery. Pallbearers are Todd Cox, Ryan Cox, Marty Allgeier, Preston Roby, Daniel Rogers and Adam Stephens.

Visitation is 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be sent to the family of Marie Mattingly, P.O. Box 253, Harrodsburg, KY  40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

BETTY MIDDLETON

Betty Middleton, 87, of Harrodsburg, died Friday, February 8, 2013.

Born July 15, 1925 in Ann Arbor, MI, she was the daughter of Joseph George and Charlotte Davis Martin and the widow of Ray Middleton.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include: three sons, David (Kathy) Middleton of Palm Harbor, FL, Tim (Bonnie) Middleton of Harrodsburg and Mark (Karen) Middleton of Trinity, FL; two sisters, Marion Summer of Ann Arbor, MI and Janet Groom of Saline, MI; seven grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was conducted Wednesday, February 13, at the Stith Funeral Home. in Danville. Rev. Daryl Hodge officiated.

Pallbearers were Brock Middleton, Mark Strunk, Tim Middleton II, Ken Strobel, Glenn Sorrell and Robbie Scanlon.

Honorary pallbearers were Morgan Middleton, Rori Middleton, Dawn Pagano and Dr. Lackey. Burial will be in Wilmore Cemetery.

The family suggests donations to Heritage Hospice.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

EDNA POLLARD

Edna Ruth Pollard, 92, of Cape Girardeau, MO, formerly of Danville, died Monday, February 11, 2013 at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, MO.

She was born May 27, 1920 in Boyle County KY to the late Arthur and Nellie (Combs) Case. She was the widow of Everett Eugene Pollard.

Edna and Everett Eugene Pollard were married February 12, 1938 in Danville, KY. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Survivors include: a son Gerald (Peggy) Pollard, of Cape Girardeau, MO; two grandchildren, Tammie (Sam) Scholl of Cape Girardeau, MO and Lisa (Jerry) Beckett of Cape Girardeau, MO; four great-grandchildren, Jessica (Justin) Bain of Dogwood, MO, Eric (Teresa) Wilke, Kara (David) Hecht, Beth (Jairo) Meza, all of Cape Girardeau, MO; five great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Carl D. (Elizabeth) Case of Harrodsburg; and a sister, Marie (Kyle) Crain of Danville.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Mildred Vest, Geneva Edwards and Lucille Gibson.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Rev. Tim Noel will officiate.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Bellevue Cemetery in Danville.

Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of choice.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

JEWELL SPARROW

Jewell Edwards Cunningham Sparrow, 85, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Mercer County, to the late David Ray and Mary Edwards Cunningham.

Mrs. Sparrow was a retired Research Supervisor for the Dept. of Labor with KY State Government. She is a member of the First Baptist Church. Prior to moving back to Lawrenceburg she and her husband lived in Graefenburg for several years and were members of the Graefenburg Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday School Superintendent, taught Sunday School for several different age groups, lead Bible study for shut-ins and at the Shelbyville Soup Kitchen.

She is survived by: her husband of 66 years, Charles Hubert Sparrow; a daughter, Beulah Diane Larwood (Larry) of Independence, OR; a son, Charles Stephen Sparrow (Kay) of Lawrenceburg; eight grandchildren, Hubert William Larwood, Calvin Ray Larwood, Charles Christopher Sparrow, Joshua Shane Sparrow, Theresa Lee Sparrow, Jenny Arits, Jackie Artis, and Shanna Dews; and eight great-grandchildren.

Including her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Annelle Wing, and three brothers, Buford, Byford, and Wilda "Bill" Cunningham.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 9, at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Ehr officiating. Burial followed in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 111 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

TONY WAINSCOTT

Tony Marcus Wainscott, 66, died Wednesday February 6, 2013 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

He was the husband of the late Judy Smith Wainscott and son of the late Jessie Lee and Jennie Elizabeth Tansey Wainscott.

He was born Dec. 14, 1946 in Anderson County.

Tony was a carpenter who worked for several contractors in the Lawrenceburg area.

Tony is survived by: four children, Kimberly Bowman (Wayne) of Lawrenceburg, Kristi Watkins of Harrodsburg, Tony Wainscott, Jr. (Patty) of Mt. Eden, and Michelle Wainscott of Lawrenceburg; five grandchildren, Jessie Wainscott, Tyler, Chase, and Owen Watkins, and Daniel Marcus Llanes; a brother, Dennis R. Wainscott (Faye) of Lawrenceburg; and a special friend, Elizabeth Gibson.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 10, at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Anderson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 494, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the February 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

ISAAC WATTS

Isaac “Ike” Watts, 73, husband of Martha Cheak Watts, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.

Born Feb. 21, 1939, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Isaac and Mamie Downey Watts. He was chief deputy property valuation administrator for Jessamine County for 33 years. He was member of the Sulphur Well Christian Church, past president of the Jessamine Jaycees, founding member and former treasurer of Jessamine County Hospice and a coach for the Jessamine Youth Football league.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters, Gina (Bart) Johns and Lisa (Brent) Jennings, three sisters, Mildred Pugh, Hazel Stamper and Jane (Buddy) McRay, a foster brother, John Gary Curtsinger; three granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two siblings, Linda Berry and Jack Watts.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Bros. Tyson Cummings and Robert Spurlock officiating. Pallbearers were William Maurice Cheak, Jack Boyd Watts, Troy David Cheak, Danny Cheak, Monty McRay and Jeremy Cheak. Honorary Pallbearers were Robert Thompson, Joe Peel, Allen “Doodle” Peel, Martin Lowry, John Robert Lowry, Shane Peel, Jimmy Estes, Ron Leach, Robert Spurlock, Linda Smith, Linda Downing, Nancy McKinney, Gracie Pennington, John Quinn, Brad Watts and Adam Brumfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sulphur Will Christian Church, c/o Tyson Cummings, 1989 St. Stephens Green, Lexington, KY 40503.

(HH Thu Feb 14, 2013)

 

BERTHA COOVERT

Bertha L. Smith Coovert, 86, of Lexington, died Friday, February 15, 2013 at Central Baptist Hospital.

She was the widow of Andrew C. Coovert and born in Frankfort to the late Amos and Susie Bell Humes Smith.

She was a member of Mt. Hebron Methodist Church and retired from Model Laundry in Harrodsburg.

She is survived by: two sisters, Nellie (James) Fathergill, Lexington, and Ida Lou Hooper, Lawrenceburg; a brother, Harvey Smith, Lexington; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Gray, Madge Gravitt, Mable Woolums, and Onita Smith; and a brother, James Smith.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at the Gash Memorial Chapel in Lawrenceburg with Bro. George Dye officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday.

Casketbearers will be Richard Witzel, Donald Corn, Ronnie Gravitt, Michael King, Paul Payne, and Charlie Semones.

Honorary bearer will be Mary Witzel.

      (Note: This obit was not included in the February 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

NORMA KEESECKER

Norma Lynn Divine Keesecker, 61, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at her residence.

Born July 22, 1951 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Ansel and Margie Harmon Divine. She was a member of the Cornishville Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Lee (Jenny) Stratton of Danville; two daughters, Missi Gamble and Sheila Stratton, both of Harrodsburg; one brother, Billy Divine of Mercer County; one sister, Lillian (Vernice) Long of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Clifford and Sam Divine and five sisters, Brenda Byrd, Marion “Jackie” Devine, Florence Hensley, Alma Moss and Mildred Simpson.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Paul Stratton and Bobby Fultz officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lonnie Hill, Dennis Devine, Greg Devine, Billy Divine, Joey Turpin and Jim Gamble.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Feb 21, 2013)

 

BEULAH LAKE

Beulah Florence Lake, 90, of Harrodsburg, widow of John William Payton and Garnett A. Lake, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Nov. 9, 1922 in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Emma Curtsinger Tingle. She was a member of Springfield Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Norma (Norman) Ryan of Harrodsburg and Marilyn Corley of Bullitt County; two sons, Donald Payton of Tampa, Fla. and Roger (Judy) Payton of Harrodsburg; one sister, Edna (J. W.) Sullivan of Lebanon; two brothers, Cleo Tingle of Louisville and Albert Tingle, Jr. of Louisville; one grandchild, 23 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Payton; four brothers, Jimmy, Woodrow, Herman and Hansel Tingle and one grandchild.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Brad King officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Springfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Feb 21, 2013)

 

CORA RATLIFF

Cora Mae Hibbs Ratliff, 92, widower of Harry Elmer Hibbs and Elster J. Ratliff, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

Born in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late James and Annie Kurtz Ashford. A dental assistant, she was a member of Southern Hills United Methodist Church and was a member of the Sarah Bagby Midday Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Harriett Muncie of Richmond; one sister, Eva (Lawrence) Lay of Mercer County; one granddaughter, Amy (Joe) Dahlman of Lexington; three great-grandsons, Andrew Joseph and William Lucas Dahlman.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, James “J. C.” Ashford, Hyte Ashford, Garnett Ashford and Forrest “Doc” Ashford.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Milward-Southland with the Rev. Dennis Burrows officiating.  Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care Plus or Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.milwardfuneral.com.

(HH Thu Feb 21, 2013)

 

INA SHERROW

Ina Marie Sherrow, 80, of Harrodsburg, wife of Earl Sherrow, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.

Born Oct. 23, 1932 in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Eva Burton Winchester. She was a homemaker and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include two daughters, Donna (Tim) Murphy of Harrodsburg and Judy (Thomas) Schleier of Texas; one brother, Irvin (Peggy) Winchester of Nicholasville; four grandchildren; April (Myron) Ellis, Merideth (Tyler) Pittman, Jacy Schleier, Eric Schleier and three great-grandchildren, Trevor Ellis and Sawyer and Aniston Pittman.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bid and Leonard Winchester.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Daryl Hahn officiating.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jerry Winchester, Gary Winchester, Mike Winchester, Chad Lane, Myron Ellis and Tyler Pittman. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Coachmen Camping Club.

Visitation Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorials donations may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1314 Danville, KY 40423-1314.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Feb 21, 2013)

 

JAMES TEWMEY

James L. “TipToe” Tewmey, 86, of Harrodsburg, husband of Flona “Flo” Kerr Tewmey, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 27, 1926 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late James Garnett and Laura Goodpaster Tewmey. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Korean War and was retired from RV Cablevision and Tewmey TV and Radio. He was a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church; The National Association for Amateur Radio; VFW; American Legion Post 52; DAV; Charter Member of Mercer County Fish and Game Farm.

Survivors in addition to his wife include three daughters, Laura (Benny) Peyton of Danville, Lora Botner of Danville and Cindy (Steve) Probus of Orlando, Fla.; three sons, Gary Sanchez (Debbie) Tewmey of New Castle, Calif., Jim (Teresa) Tewmey of Lebanon, Tenn. and Mike Tewmey of Harrodsburg; 14 grandchildren, 11 great- grandchildren, six great-great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three grandchildren, Bennie Peyton, Chris Tewmey and Silas Botner and three sisters, Daisey Freeman, Irma Case and Bessie Compton.

The funeral will be held Friday, Feb. 22  at 1 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel, with Mike Crow and Keith Greer officiating.  Burial with military honors will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville. Pallbearers are Wes and Mike Tewmey, Adam Botner, Rick Compton, Rob Probus, Andy Baker and Steve Compton.  Honorary pallbearers will be members of the VFW.

(HH Thu Feb 21, 2013)

 

RAYMOND WATTS

Raymond Thomas Watts, 79, of Harrodsburg, husband of Doris Jean Carey Watts, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Sept. 20, 1933 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Raymond Thomas and Stella Maddox Watts Sr. He served in the Air Force during the Korean war and was a retired Corning Glass employee  and a former Shelter Insurance owner-agent. He was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church and had been a long time member of Bruner’s Chapel, where he served as a deacon. He was also a former Lay Minister and Gideon.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters, Debra Watts of Harrodsburg and Teresa (Steve) Gash of Harrodsburg;  two sisters, Mary Baker and Beverly Griffin, both of Harrodsburg; one brother, Kenneth Watts of Florida, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by six siblings, Ivy and Ronnie Watts, Juanita Byrd, Viola Baker, Ruby Chambers and Thelma Stephens.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 18, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Wayne Spivey officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Steve Gash, Dustin Wilson, Charlie, Maurice, Cleo and Harold Baker.  Honorary bearers were: Carey Wilson, Kelly Gash, Carter and Jude Wilson.

Memorials contributions may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 or Beyond Measure at Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy made be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Feb 21, 2013)

 

CORLESS WILEY

Corless Frank Wiley, 91, of Lexington, formerly of Burgin, husband of Esther Arlene Naylor Wiley, died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Wesley Village in Wilmore.

He was the son of the late Lloyd E. and Ruth Battles Wiley.

He was retired from the Kentucky Utilities Company, a graduate from the University of Kentucky, attended the Centenary United Methodist Church and was a WWII veteran with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Besides his wife, survivors include: two sons, Tim (Susan) Wiley, Kuttawa, KY and Chuck (Carolyn) Wiley, Jessamine County; one brother, Sharrel (Marilyn) Wiley, Mishawaka, IN; three grandchildren, Chris Wiley, Jessamine County, Kevin (Andrea) Wiley, Lexington and Timothy (Pam) Wiley, Cleveland, OH.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 16, at the Centenary United Methodist Church. Burial followrf in the Lancaster Cemetery.

Contributions are suggested to the Methodist Children’s Home of Kentucky.

      (Note: This obit was not included in the February 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

NAOMI BECHTEL

Naomi “Nannie” Ketchem Bechtel, 90, widow of George F. “Papa” Bechtel, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at the Harrodsburg Health Care Manor.

Born Jan. 6, 1923 in Elnora, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Eva Thomas Ketchem.

She was a homemaker and a child care provider. She was a member of the Mayo Christian Church where she taught Sunday school and vacation bible school, served as youth leader, ladies’ group leader, and church pianist.

Survivors include three sons, Jim (Dottie) Bechtel, Gary Bechtel and Tom (Sue) Bechtel, all of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Sharon (Jerry) Gritton of Harrodsburg; one brother, Danny Ketchem of Indianapolis, Ind.; three sisters, Darlene Chamberlain of Craig, Colo., Lois Malone of Elnora, Ind., and Sue Pickett of Newberry, Ind.; 16 grandchildren, 26 great- grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by one son, Steve Bechtel; one daughter, Sarah Daniels; two brothers, Charles and Donnie Ketchem and two sisters, Lucille Mumma and Maxine Goad.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Jerry Perry and Sherwood Evans officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Andy Roberts, Robert Bechtel, Chad Horn, Steve Bechtel, Bill Robinson, Phillip Combs and Sean Green serving as active pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers are the grandchildren, great-randchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Feb 28, 2013)

 

CHARLES COLE

Charles Cole, 63, of Harrodsburg, husband of Cecelia Sanders Cole, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at his residence.

Born Nov. 6, 1949 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Eunice Pennington Cole and the late Lawrence Cole.

He was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church, a retired farmer and Osram Sylvania employee.

Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include two sons, Jonathan (Bridget) Cole of Memphis, Tenn. and Stephen Cole of Mercer County; four sisters, Joyce (Paul) Hill of Danville, Janet (Ronnie) Woodward of Mercer County, Debbie (Wayne) Perrin of Mercer County and Della (Tony) Peavler of Horse Cave: one brother, Ronnie (Jackie) Cole of Mercer County; three grandchildren, four nieces and six nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Stanley Cole and his sister, Cathy Long.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Spivey officiating.

Pallbearers were Louis Kerrick, Wayne Byrd, Gary Keller, Doug Long, Don Long and Lawrence Purvis.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Plaza, Memphis, TN 38105.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Feb 28, 2013)

 

RONALD GRUBBS

Ronald Edwin Grubbs, 69, of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at his residence.

Born Nov. 12, 1943 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Jesse and Bertha Goodpaster Grubbs.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include one son, Jesse R. Gaskin of Louisville and two daughters, Cindy Rorrer of North Carolina and Tosha Sudduth of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Harold Grubbs of Harrodsburg; one sister, Alice Darland of Harrodsburg; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services with Military Honors were held Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(HH Thu Feb 28, 2013)

 

PATRICIA JENKINS

Patricia Ann Gritton Jenkins, 67, of Lawrenceburg, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

She was born in Harrodsburg and was the daughter of the late Orville and Mary Louise Leonard Gritton.

She was a 1963 graduate of Anderson County High School, was a retired employee of State Government and a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Rick (Christina) Jenkins of Simpsonville, S.C.; a sister, Teresa (John) McWilliams of Lawrenceburg; a brother, Carroll (Dorothy) Gritton of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 2 at 2 p.m. at the Ritchie and Peach Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Ehr officiating.

Visitation Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 633 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601 or the First Baptist Church Relay for Life team, 111 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

(HH Thu Feb 28, 2013)

 

SAMUEL DERRINGER

Samuel Curtis “Sam” Derringer Sr., husband of Mary JoAnne Derringer died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. He was the son of he late James Erastus Sr. and Ellen Sutton Derringer.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, Terry (Pat) Wayne Sr. of Clarksville, Ind. and Samuel Curtis (Sandi) Derringer Jr. of New Port Richey, Fla; one daughter Patricia Ann (G. W.) Meade of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one nephew, Calvin “Penny” Derringer of Harrodsburg.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randall Curtis Derringer “Randy”; four brothers, James Erastus Jr., Chester, Joe and Louis Derringer and two sisters, Nannie Lou Terrell and Ruby Wilson.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 4 at Bosse Funeral Home in Louisville.  Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Bardstown.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Mar 7, 2013)

 

DALE DURHAM

Dale Durham, 80, of Harrodsburg, husband of Nawana Durham, died Friday, March 1, 2013 at his residence.

Born Dec. 7, 1932 in London, he was the son of the late William F. and Florence Boggs Durham. He was retired from the U.S. Army, having served two tours in Vietnam and was a retired General Cable employee.  He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include  two sons, Marcus (Mary) Durham of Harrodsburg and Michael R. Durham of Harrodsburg; four brothers, Ralph Durham of California, William Durham of Ohio, Robert Durham of Mississippi and James Boyd Durham of Texas; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Amos Durham.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 5 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny Queener officiating. Burial with Military Honors was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Harris, Edgar Roland Harris, Steven Devary, John Calvin Harris, Joseph Riley and Andrew Riley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy maybe sent to the family at  www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Mar 7, 2013)

 

FREDA GROSS

Freda Bunting Gross, 94, wife of Albert E. Gross, died Saturday, March 2, 2013.

Born in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late William V. and Thelma Ellis Bunting.

A retired teacher with Fayette County Public Schools, she was a member of Eastminister Presbyterian Church, Order of the Eastern Star and was also a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to her husband of 67 years, she is survived by her children, Albert W. (Hetty) Gross, Lexington and Mary Martha (Randy) Bruner, Richmond, TX; brother, Thomas L Bunting, Salvisa, KY; grandchildren, Clay Rogers (Jon) Tappan, William Vincent Gross, Albert W. Gross Jr, Rebecca K. (Geza) Zirczy, Mary Rachel (Daniel) McCarty; as well as five great grandchildren.

Services will be private. Milward-Broadway is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Eastminister Presbyterian Church, 1161 Liberty Rd, Lexington, KY 40504.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 7, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

RAYMOND MEDLEY

Raymond Eugene “Peewee” Medley, 66, of Danville, husband of Sandra Jean Gibson Medley, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 10, 1946 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Albert and Lois Drury Medley. He served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam war and was a farmer.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, Clinton Medley of Crab Orchard and Michael Medley of Harrodsburg; one sister, Pamela McMurry of Burgin; a niece, Katrina McMurry and four grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy can be left for the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Mar 7, 2013)

 

DIANNA SMITH

Dianna Ayers Smith, wife of Charles Smith died Feb. 18, 2013, in Lexington.

Born Sept. 24, 1953,  she was the daughter of Peggy S. Harp of Lexington and the late R. T. Ayers and her late stepfather, Rowland J. Harp. She graduated from the Sayre School, attended Eastern Kentucky University and graduated from the University of Central Florida with honors, earning a bachelor of arts and psychology degrees. In her younger and teenage years, she participated in dance programs. She sang with a teenage band for several different high schools. She moved to Provincetown, Mass., where she became interested in sailing.  She took her Coast Guard test and passed it on her first try.  She worked on a sailboat as a captain. She was one of two women to receive her captain’s certification at that time.

She later moved to Florida to live with her father, R. T. Ayers, and his wife, Joy. In Florida, she worked as a social worker at a home for delinquent boys, where she met her husband, Charles Smith, who was the director of the program.  They were married in June 1989.

Dianna is survived by her mother, Peggy S. Harp, her four brothers, Raymond Thomas Ayers, and his wife, Susie, their children and grandchildren of Edmond, Okla.; Rev. William Richard Ayers and his wife, Dana, and their children and grandson of Stillwater, Okla.; Dr. Joseph Steven Ayers and his wife, Jenny, and their children of Carbondale, Colo.; Stanley Simmons Harp and his wife, Deborah and their four children and grandson of Georgetown; one step-sister, Meagan Harp of Lexington and step brothers Dan Harp of Lexington and Joseph Harp and his wife, Donna and their children of Winchester.

In this loving family there are 39. The family is very close and loves each other very much. We will miss our beautiful Dianna till me meet again.  In God’s name and Jesus Christ and her beloved husband, Charles.

A memorial service will be held at Milward Funeral Home Friday, March 8 at 2 p.m. with a visitation beginning at 1 p.m.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Mar 7, 2013)

 

RICHARD TEXIDOR SR.

Richard “Tex” Texidor, Sr. 52, passed on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, after a short illness.

He was a native of New York, NY and was the son of the late Rinaldo and Margarita Santiago Texidor.

Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was employed at Hitachi Systems in Harrodsburg, and formally employed at R R Donnelley and Sons in Danville.

He is survived by: his wife Charlotte Texidor; a son Richard Texidor, Jr.; a step-daughter, Elisa Jackson, all of Danville; one brother, Robert Texidor, San Jose, CA; mother-in-law Bessie Houston, Danville; five grandchildren, Damon and Nemaeh Jackson, Alaysin Texidor, Jayden Benge-Smith and Breelyn Perkins; also dear to his heart, Adrianna Spears and Tarryn Alcorn; three nephews, Robert Jr., Reynaldo and Alex Texidor; two great-nephews, Jayden and Andre`as Texidor; one great niece, Makayla Texidor; a host of cousins, other relatives, special friends.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 5, at the St. James A.M.E., Church. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 7, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

DAVID TRAINOR

David “Sam” Lee Trainor, 60, husband of Katherine English Trainor, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

He was born in Harrodsburg, to the late Everett Lee and Nannie Dean Trainor on February 28, 1952.

Mr. Trainor was a retired assembly line worker at Trane Company for 30 years. He was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball Fan and NASCAR Fan, cheering on Tony Stewart.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: his son, Samuel Paul Zachary Trainor, Frankfort; his sisters, Delores (Roy) Wood, Georgetown, Nancy Trainor, Georgetown, Ada Watts, Lexington, Phyllis (Ron) Sallee, Lexington, Mary Helen Noel, Lexington, Frances (Kenny) Watts, FL and Ruth Trainor, FL; his brother, Bill Trainor, Lexington and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Lavina “Cotton” Gushi and 2 brothers.

Funeral service was conducted Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road. Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Serving as casketbearers will be Steve Huffman, Ken Watts, Scotty Gaines, Chester Richardson, Lewis Weathers and Barry Rice.

Honorary casketbearer was be Dusty Abbott.

Visitation will be Friday, March 1, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 7, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

MILITARY RITES

JAMES TEWMEY

The Douglas Laws Post #52, American Legion, Post #6935, V.F.W. and D.A.V. Post #54 conducted military rites for James l. “Tiptoe” Tewmey at Camp Nelson National Cemetery on Feb. 22, 2013.

Those in attendance included: Buddy Howells, Floyd Shirley, Curtis Sherrow, Scott Gillock, Howard Nichols, Jack Mattingly, Joe Harlow and William Hobdick.

(HH Thu Mar 7, 2013)

 

HUBERT BOBLITT

Hubert Boblitt, 92, passed away at 11:20 a.m., Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

Survivors include: his wife of 74 years, Larvana Scott Boblitt; five daughters, Brenda Boblitt of Napa Valley, CA, Joyce Alford of Harrodsburg, Kacky Boblitt, Marvis Chesser and Nilah Baker  all of Willisburg; seven sons: Gerald Boblitt of Lawrenceburg, Harold Boblitt of Willisburg, Roger Boblitt of Louisville, Darrol “Poochie” Boblitt of Willisburg, Doug Boblitt, Danny Boblitt and Tony Boblitt all of Willisburg; 26-grandchildren; 46-great-grandchildren; and 19-great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Willisburg Church Of God Of Prophecy with burial in the Church Cemetery.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      (This obituary was not included in the March 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

RONALD BURKE

Ronald Glenn Burke, 54, of Harrodsburg, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Danville.

Born June 15, 1958, in Lebanon, he was the son of Betty Ann Denardi Gibson of Lexington, and the late Randell Yates Burke Jr. He was a salesman for Kwik-Set Fasteners and attended Burgin Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his mother include his step father, Ron Gibson of Lexington; his step mother, Myrna Burke of Harrodsburg; three daughters, Alyson, Erika and Randi Burke, all of Harrodsburg; one brother, Steve (Kelli) Burke of Harrodsburg; one sister, Tammy Maddox of Lexington; a step brother, Richard Maher and a step sister, Louise Moore, both of Lexington; his fiance, Tammy Justice; one uncle, Don Ridley and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service was conducted Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Burgin Baptist Church with Carl McCray officiating.  Honorary pallbearers were the employees of Kwik-Set Fasteners.

Expressions of sympathy can be left for the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Mar 14, 2013)

 

MARJORIE COLLINS

Marjorie Marie Collins, 50, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Rogersville, Tenn., died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Wellmont Hawkins County Memorial Hospital.  

She was the daughter of the late Luther Collins Sr. and Thelma Lawson Collins.

Survivors include a daughter, Cassandra Irene Ewen and a son, Andrew Ewen, both of Harrodsburg; three brothers, Philip Collins, Luther (Anna) Collins Jr., of Rogersville, Tenn. and Douglas Wayne (Gail) Collins of Bean Station, Tenn.; one sister, Betty (Bill) Winstead of Rogersville, Tenn. and a special niece, Clarissa Chase.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Collins.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 12 at the Colboch Price Funeral Home with  Rev. Glen Bradley officiating. Burial was Wednesday, March 13 in the Highland Cemetery in  Rogersville, Tenn.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.colbochpricefuneralhome.com.

(HH Thu Mar 14, 2013)

 

ELSIE GRITTON

Elsie Currens Robinson Gritton, 89, of Lawrenceburg, widow of Harold Robinson and William M. “Willie” Gritton, died Friday, March 8, 2013 at Heritage Hall Health Care Center.

Born in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Mary Holman Currens. She was retired from the Wild Turkey Distillery and was a member of the Claylick United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Ricky (Brenda) Robinson of Lawrenceburg; two step children, Billy Mac (Lesa) Gritton of Mercer County and Lisa (John) Klingenfus of Forest, VA.; a grandson, Grant  Robinson, S.C.; step grandchildren, Sarah Gritton, Mercer County, Brian Klingenfus, and Kelli Klingenfus, both of Forest, Va.; a sister, Dorothy Freeman, and a brother, Curtis (Sonya) Currens, both of Salvisa; one step great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a step grandson, David Lee; a sister, Fannie Broce and a brother, Otha Currens.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 11 at Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. George Dye officiating. Burial was in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Mar 14, 2013)

 

HAZEL LESTER

Hazel B. Lester, 92 of Harrodsburg, wife of Carlos Lester died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care. Arrangements are incomplete at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

(HH Thu Mar 14, 2013)

 

CHRISTINE LEWIS

Christine Jenkins Lewis, 80, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Willisburg, widow of Eugene Jenkins and Ancil Lewis, died Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Kindred Nursing and Rehab Center in Harrodsburg.

Born April 17, 1932 in Nelson County, she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Bertha Case Brothers. She was a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church at Tatham Springs and a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy (Mike) Carrier and Linda (Freddie) Bottoms of Mackville; one son, Dennis Ray (Dee Dawn) Jenkins of Harrodsburg; and a sister, Sally Ehlers of Bardstown; a step-son, Ralph (Mae) Lewis of Willisburg; three stepdaughters, Helen (Jim) Byrd of Louisville, Calline (Cliff) Kidwell and Bonnie (Freddy) Carter of Lawrenceburg; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and several step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Hubert, Richard and Jack Brothers.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 12 at the Unity Baptist Church with Rev. Brandon Carrier and Bro. Zach Rice officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Willisburg. Pallbearers were Allen Peavler, Donald Wayne Jenkins, Kenny Burns, Rudy Gabhart, Jerry Royalty, Maurice Wilson, Howard Wohner and Garvey Barnett.

Carey and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(HH Thu Mar 14, 2013)

 

RAYMOND MEDLEY

Raymond Eugene Medley, 66, husband of Sandra Jean Gibson Medley, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 10, 1946 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the  late Albert and Lois Drury Medley. He served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam war, was a member of the VFW, and was a farmer.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, Clinton Medley of Crab Orchard and Michael Medley of Harrodsburg; one sister, Pamela McMurry of Burgin; a niece, Katrina McMurry and  four grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Friday, March 8 at the Spring Hill Cemetery with Bro. Lewis Walter officiating.

Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Mar 14, 2013)

 

DONALD NASH

Donald Howard "Cotton" Nash, 78, of Winchester, died Sunday, March 10, at the University of Kentucky Hospital Hospice Care.

A native of Wilmore, he was born February 14, 1935, to the late Joe and Frances Shackleford Nash.

He was a US Army veteran having served in Korea, was a retired truck driver for Don Alexander Trucking, member of Teamsters Local 651, and a farmer who loved horses and cattle.

He is survived by: two daughters, Donna Cole, Harrodsburg and Cindy (Ed) Sulzer, Lexington; half sister Phyllis Whitaker, Hazard; grandchildren, Faye Watkins, Lexington, Billy Watkins, Winchester, Megan Raglin and Michael Horn, both of Lexington; step grandchildren, Tonya Aguilar, Perryville, Thomas Cole, PA, and Nathan Cole Harrodsburg.

Funeral services are incomplete at the Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home, Nicholasville.

      (This obituary was not included in the March 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

CHARLES SMITH

Charles Edward “Chuck” Smith, 50 of Junction City died Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Born November 5, 1962, he was the son of Wanda Lillian Turner of Junction City and the late Charles E. Smith, Sr.

He was a member of the First Church of God on Harrodsburg Road.

Other survivors include: one son, Brandon (Ginger) Smith of Harrodsburg; two daughters, Carrie and Cassie Smith of Junction City; one brother, Steve Turner of Lexington; and one sister, Sandy Camden.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Scotty Smith and a sister, Wanda Gail Young.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 8,  at the W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Moreland by Bro. Mike Cox with burial in Junction City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:30-8:30 pm, Thursday.

Pallbearers will be Tony Peyton, Floyd Hillard, Joshua Smith, Joey Smith, Donald Smith and Dewayne Taylor.

Honorary pallbearers will be Drew Smith, Gary Green, Chris Smith and Austin Gibson.

Guestbook@www.wlpruitt.com

      (This obituary was not included in the March 14, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

IRENE AKERS

Irene Howell Akers, 82, of Harrodsburg, wife of John Akers, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at her residence.

Born in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Walker and Ossie Conn Howell.

She was a retired cook for the Harrodsburg School System and was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include one daughter, Pam (Sammy) Saddler of Harrodsburg; two sons, Laney (Susan) Akers of Lawrenceburg and David Akers; 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Danny and John Akers Jr. and a grandchild, Elissa.

Funeral service were held Monday, March 18 at the  Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Bro. Lewis Walter officiating.  Burial was in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens in Nicholasville. Pallbearers were her grandsons and great-grandsons.

Memorials contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 210 Malabu Dr., Suite 125, Lexington, KY 40503. 

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

MICHAEL BLANDFORD

Mr. Michael Hamilton "Mike" Blandford, 65, of Lebanon, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington

He was born on September 14, 1947 in Marion County.

Mike was a retired employee of Louisville General Electric.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Hamilton and Dorothy Elizabeth Johnson Blandford; brother, Richard Patrick Blandford, Sr; sister, Violet Marie Bland.

Survivors include: his wife, Sandra Helm Blandford, of Lebanon; two sons, Todd (Rhonda) Blandford, of Bardstown, and Steven Blandford, of Lebanon; one daughter, Beth Ann (Jeff) Barnett, of Burgin, KY; grandchildren, Amanda Blandford and Matthew Blandford; step-grandson, Craig Thompson, two brothers, Everett (Betty) Blandford, of Lebanon, KY, Danny (Cathy) Blandford, of Lebanon; two sisters, Betty (Dick) Moraja, of Lebanon, and Lucy (Coleman) Brown, of Versailles; sister-in-law, Kathy Blandford-Hawthorne, of Lebanon.

A funeral mass was held Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the St. Augustine Catholic Church. Interment was in the St. Augustine Church Cemetery.

A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday evening by Deacon Joe Dant.

Bosley Funeral Home in Lebanon was in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

LINDA COOK

Linda Cook, 59, a resident of Margaret Hall, died Friday, March 15, 2013 in Frankfort.

Born in Louisville, she was a daughter of the late Carol Moore Cook and Martha Custis Sands.

She has no known relatives, but is survived by numerous friends.

Linda was an animal lover, was a former Director of the Woodford Humane Society, and had at one time maintained an animal rescue or shelter in Mercer County. She had more recently been employed at Taylor Manor Nursing Home.

Following cremation, a Memorial Service is being planned, date and time will be announced.

The Sisters of St. Joseph the Worker are providing a grave space in the St. Joseph Cemetery at Taylor Manor for interment.

Donations will be accepted to provide a marker for the grave and may be forwarded to the funeral home.

Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home in Versailles is in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

CHARLES DOSS

Charles Robert Doss, 70, of Salvisa, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

He was born in Anderson County to the late Robert and Josephine Denton Doss.

Mr. Doss was a farmer.

He is survived by: his wife, Tillie Ruth Hawkins Doss; a daughter, Ruby (Edie) Smith; two sons, Tom Doss and Charles R. Doss Jr. (Janet), all of Salvisa; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a sister, Joyce (Clayton) Dale, Lawrenceburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lola Baxter.

Funeral services was conducted Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. Glenn Corn officiating. Burial followed in Alton Cemetery.

Casketbearers were Robert Smith, Josh Smith, Wayne Whitaker, Keith Shouse, Timmy Dale, Jimmy Hawkins and Eddie Smith.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

JUDITH DUNCIL

Judith Robin Duncil, 52, died Saturday, March 16, 2013 in Gravel Switch.

Born May 21, 1960 in Hazard,  she was the daughter of the late Leander Duncil. She was a former employee of American Greetings, Inc. and a Baptist.

Survivors include a son, Spencer Houston of Harrodsburg; three daughters: India N. Tharp, Tiffany Houston and Emilie Duncil, all of Harrodsburg; one sister, Leanne Baker and one brother, Gary Duncil; seven grandchildren, one niece and one nephew.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Matthew Robbins officiating.

Visitation from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

STEVEN HAMILTON

Steven Thomas Hamilton, 31, died Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Born in Elmira, NY, he was a son of Steven O. Hamilton (Ma Patti), Horseheads, NY, and Tammy Epling (Ken), Lexington.

Survivors, other than his parents, are: three brothers, Kip Baldwin (Jenny), Millerton, PA, Kenny Burrows, Harrodsburg, KY, and Markel Bixler, Lexington; four sisters, Heidi Phillips (Bob Graham), Tioga, PA, Destiny Burrows, Lexington, Cindy Alexander (Jimmy Potter), Wellsboro, PA, and Megan Pettit, Lexington; uncles and an aunt, Uncle Dave, Uncle Chuck and Aunt Paula; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins; grandmothers, Susan Revet, Lawrenceville, PA, and Shirley Greenup, Frankfort, KY; and a grandfather, Sherman Epling.

Funeral services were held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

EARL HARRIS SR.

Earl Harris Sr., 83, widower of Bernice Louise VanDyke Harris, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at his residence.

Born Oct. 16, 1929 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Cogar and Margaret Lewis Harris.

He was a former Hallmack employee and a member of the St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church.

Survivors include a son, Earl Wayne (Lois) Harris, Jr. of Lawrenceburg; five brothers: Andy, Robert, William and John Harris all of Harrodsburg and Madison Harris of Louisville; two sisters, Mary Haygood of Cincinnati and Martha Sanders of Louisville; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Centennial Baptist Church with Rev. John D. Short III officiating.  Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Todd Harris, Maurice Harris, Cecil Smith, Derrick Penman, Tilton Bradshaw, Douglas Haygood and Leon VanDyke Jr. 

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

CORTNEY HENSLEY

Cortney Renea Beldon Hensley, 28, died Saturday March 9, 2013, in Laurel County.

Born March 29, 1984, in Danville, she was a daughter of Joseph Harse and Jeanette Phillips Beldon.

A 2002 graduate of Boyle County High School, Cortney played soccer, basketball and softball and was voted Funniest Senior. She earned a degree in criminal justice from Eastern Kentucky University. She attended Dorthae Pentecostal Church in Corbin. Cortney was a beautiful young lady with a great smile and a good sense of humor who lived life to the fullest. She had compassion for others and took time to be a thoughtful and loving friend, wife, daughter and sister. Cortney married the love of her life, Travis Joel Hensley, on Oct. 6, 2012.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she is survived by her sister, Ashley (Jason) Moody of Harrodsburg; a brother, Joey R. (Sara) Beldon of Fort Campbell; mother and father-in-law, Larry and Debbie Hensley of Corbin; two sisters-in-law, Jennifer (Darrell) Zilinsky and Megan Renee Hensley, all of Corbin; a niece, Emma Marie Zilinsky; a nephew, Carson Riley Beldon; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, March 19, at the Gethsemane Baptist Church with Bros. Steve James and Billy Evans officiating. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cortney Beldon Hensley Memorial Fund c/o PNC Bank, 121 S. 4th St., Danville, Ky. 40422.

An online guestbook is available at www.stithfuneralhome.net.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

DORA HOLT

Dora E. “Toni” Holt, 87, of Harrodsburg, widow of James Howard Holt, died Friday, March 15, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born May 12, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Ethel King Kirkpatrick.

Survivors include five daughters, Sharon (Bruce) Bowman, Shirlie (Glenn) Nelson, Betty (Clayton) Mize, Birdie (Tim) Wendler and Ida (Tony) Yocum; two sons, James Stuart (Cathie) Holt and Elmer (Debbie) Holt;  16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Private family services were held. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

HELEN JENKINS

Helen D. Jenkins, 83, of Lexington, wife of James Carl Jenkins, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at her residence.

Born March 25, 1929 in Mercer County, she was a retired sales clerk for the former Newbury 5 & 10 Store and was a member of the Southland Christian Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include one daughter, Sheree Jenkins of Lexington and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Imogene (Calvin) Reed.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 15 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, with Will Briggs and Donna Rougeux officiating.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

ROBERT KENDRICK

Chris Kendrick, 53, husband of Lea Kendrick, died Sunday, March 17, 2013.

Chris was born in Danville, Kentucky on December 25, 1959 to Nell Berry Kendrick and the late Paul Kendrick.

Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by: one daughter, Michelle Duncan, Midway; one sister, Deborah (Jerry) McGinnis, Harrodsburg; two brothers, John (Teresa) Kendrick and Mike Kendrick both of Versailles; three nephews, Mike (Karen) Lear, Nicholasville, Keith Lear, Versailles, and John Kendrick Jr; two nieces, Nancy Loman, and Stacie Gay; great-nephews, Parker, Kayden, Carson, Andy, Daniel, Brandon, Logan, Nevaeh; his great nieces, Mackenzie, Kaitlyn, Jasmine; and three grandchildren.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 2-4 pm, Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 143 Charmac Road, Versailles, Kentucky.

In honor of Chris' life and legacy, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Heart Association.

      Clark Legacy Center, Brannons Crossing, is in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

MARY LEE

Mary Margaret Brooks Lee, 78, of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at her residence.

Born Nov. 26, 1934 in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Oliver and Margarett Pasanece Brooks. She was a former waitress and cashier and a member of the St. James Catholic Church in Ludlow.

Survivors include three daughters, Della Maria (Charles) Armour of Harrodsburg, Theresa (Chad) Fischer of Walton and Valena Lee Bock of  Independence; five sons, Edwin (Debbie) Bean of Waco, Samuel (Jenny) Bean of Conway, Mo., Frederick Michael Bean of Independence, Anthony (Angie) Lee of Grove City, Ohio  and Jason Lee of Manassas, Va.; one brother, Frederick Brooks of Ludlow; 20 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Howard Bean and Joseph Bean and one sister, Betty Jo Bailey.

Funeral services will be conducted at a later date in Northern Kentucky with burial to follow.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

HAZEL LESTER

Hazel Black Lester, 92, wife of Carlos B. Lester, died Monday, March 12, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care Facility.

Born Nov. 17, 1920 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late James Daniel and Hester Newby Black.

She was a retired Mercer County school teacher and a lifetime member of Bruners Chapel Baptist Church, where she had served as pianist and organist.

Survivors in addition to her husband include two sons, Donnie (Cheryl) Lester and Doug (Kathy) Lester, both of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by three brothers, Marshall, H.C. and Robert Black and three sisters, Hattie Black Chilton, Audrey Black and Ruby Black.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 15 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Arnold Moon and David Crowe officiating.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lee Lester, Jeff Lester, Nick Lester, Cody Burd, Danny Chilton, David Chilton and Keith Caton.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at  www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

TONY LOWRY

Tony “Flash” Lowry, 53, died Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

Born Feb. 11, 1960 in Jessamine County, he was the son of the late Earl and Mable Vickers Lowry.

He was a Baptist.

Survivors include one son, Bryan (Melissa) Lowry of Wooten; one daughter, Chanatele Parks Lowry of Toledo, Ohio; one brother, Sam (JoAnn) Lowery of Nicholasville; one sister- in-law Anna Gayle Vickers of Nicholasville, two grandchildren: Alyssa Lowry and Brysan Lowry, four nieces: Rebecca Rossiter, Deanna Bruner, Crissy Brown, and Jennifer Truman; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by one brother Donald Vickers.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Willie Laswell officiating.  Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Billy Morris, Milton Hammons, Tim Morris, Gary Lowry, Tim Lowry and Jackie Hammons. Honorary pallbearers are Scotty Hammons, Dick Weaver, Jimmy Gibson and David Morris.

Visitation 10 a.m. until the hour of service Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

MAXINE PERKINS

Maxine Perkins, 84, of Hustonville, passed away Thurs., March 14, 2013, at the Baptist Health in Lexington.

Born March 16, 1928, in Liberty, she was a daughter of the late Clifton and Clara Mae Wilcher Delk.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Grace Fellowship Church.

Survivors include two sons, Larry (Sandy) Perkins of Hustonville and Jimmy (Donna) Perkins of Waynesburg; three daughters, Diane (Wayne) Roberts of Hustonville, Vicky Miracle of Stanford and Kim (Roger) Caudill of Hustonville; two brothers, Harold (Jackie) Delk of Stanford and Glenn (Patsy) Delk of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Kathleen Carman of Stanford and Shirley Ann (Gary) Roberts of Junction City; six grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A brother, C. M. Delk, and a sister, Alene Philpot, preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 18, 2013, at Grace Fellowship Church in Stanford. Rev. Vola Brown officiated. Burial followed in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

Casketbearers were Barry Leach, Joey Roberts, Jerry Johnson, Aaron Miracle, Jeremiah Perkins and Matt Hutti.

Honorary bearers were Will Napier, Jaxson Perkins, Amber Napier, Melanie Hutti, Sara Caudill, Kim Brock, Payton Brock, Alex Hutti and Conner Hutti.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

TOM SELLERS

Tom Sellers, 61, of Burgin, Kentucky and the husband of Stacy Bryan Sellers, died Thursday, March 14, 2013.

He was born October 20, 1951 in Mercer County, Kentucky to the late William Thomas and Dorothy Dixon Sellers.

In addition to his wife, Tom is survived by: four daughters, Jennifer Leigh (Robert) Hisel of Lexington, Kimberly Susan (Kevin) Phelps of Lawrenceburg, Clarissa Carol (Cliff) Willoughby and Lindsay Michelle Sellers both of Richmond; his sister, Dorothea (Phillip) Hockensmith; six grandchildren, John Clay Willoughby, Meagan Willoughby, Jayden Willoughby, Cameron D. Brown, Carly Ann Sudie Hisel and Robert Rae "R. J." Hisel, Jr.; Tom is also survived by his nephew, Phillip (Karen) Hockensmith, Jr. and Phillip's children, Phillip Hockensmith III and Rayann Hockensmith; and his niece, Kimberly Gayle (Chris) Hatfield and her children, Drew, Seth and Kate Hatfield.

A memorial service to remember and celebrate Tom's life was held Saturday, March 15, 2013 at Clark Legacy Center in Brannon Crossing, Nicholasville, followed by a gathering of family and friends.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 21, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald).

 

DOROTHY SHUMAN

Dorothy Shuman, 76, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

She was the daughter of the late Jess and Virginia Tucker Smith.

She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and was a nursery volunteer for the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church for over 20 years.

Survivors include four children, Greg (Linda) Rogers, Debbie (Elmer) Holt, Steve (Teresa) Shuman and Brenda (Brian) Dinsmore; 10 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, two sisters, Brenda Sams and Evelyn Rose Shuman.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 22 at Betts & West Funeral Home in Nicholasville.  Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at  www.bettsandwestfuneralhome.com.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

ROBERT STINNETT

Robert Wayne “Bobby” Stinnett, 64, of Garrard County, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville.

Born Aug. 7, 1948 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late James Corbett and Mattie Upton Stinnett.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in the Vietnam War. His was a XPedx Forklift Operator in the shipping and receiving department.

Survivors include two sons, David Wayne Stinnett of Harriman, Tenn. and James Gentry Stinnett, an active duty Marine stationed in Okinawa, Japan; one daughter, Tammy Leigh Willoughby of Millersburg; his former wife, Cathy Lee; two brothers, James B. Stinnett of Harrodsburg and Larry Russell Stinnett of Stanford; two sisters, Mary Francis Major of Beuna Vista and Rebecca Ann Smith of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Thomas Stinnett and David Lee Stinnett.

Memorial services with Military Honors were held Monday, March 18, 2013 at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandrpyalty.com.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

LUTHER STOCKER

Luther Donald Stocker, 90, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Feb. 4, 1923, he was the son of the late John R. and Ella Curd Stocker.

He was a graduate of Burgin High School and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was an employee of the state and was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville.

Survivors include a sister, Annelle Stocker Scott; a brother, James Ward (Geneva) Stocker of Frankfort and a sister-in-law, Frances Freeman Stocker of Harrodsburg and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter D. Stocker.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 19 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Bro. Wayne Spivey and Bro. Eddie Russell officiating. Burial was in the Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Gordon Scott, Eddie Mayes, Skip Stocker, Chad Mayes, Justin Stocker and Eddie Sherrow.

Honorary Pallbearers were Jake Mayes, Devin Meaux, Mark Stocker, Ian Parks and Tommy Stocker.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423 or the Harrodsburg Baptist Church organ fund, 312 S. Main St. Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

CLYDIA WILSON

Clydia Janette Bruner Long Wilson, 78, widow of James Melvin Long and Glenn Wilson  died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Mercer County, to the late Mal and Mary V. Noel Bruner.

She was retired from Baptist Hospital North East in Lagrange, after 17 years of service.

Survivors include three children, Dorresia Kincaid, Zora (Wayne) Richardson of Lawrenceburg, and Roger (Theresa) Long of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a brother-in-law, Harry Fint of Lawrenceburg.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Peggy Campbell and Kay Fint, a niece, Robin Campbell Jones and a great-niece, Janice Renee Jones.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 18 at Ritchie and Peach Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Peyton and Dr. Mike Hamrick officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jordan Kincaid, Jordan and Jamie Long, Brandon Reynolds, Jerry Roe, Devan Majors and Tye Sutherland.

Honorary pallbearers were Stevie and Tasha Kincaid, Lucas Kincaid, Dalton Sutherland, Kayla Kincaid, Dawn and Ethan Lewis, Emily Howell, Rachael Long, Juan and Santana Martinez, Bryston Long, Cindy (Jesus) Carales, Brad and Chad Votaw, Alexis, Aeli, Kathryn Votaw and Scott and Kellan Conyers.

(HH Thu Mar 21, 2013)

 

CHARLES BROWN

Charles W. Brown, 70, of Perryville, died Monday, March 25, 2013, in Lexington.

Charles was the husband of Judy Benge Brown.

Born Sept. 2, 1942, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Lindsay and Mable Harris Brown. He was a retired conductor with the CSX railroad, having worked for approximately 30 years. He was a member of Salt River Baptist Church and had served in the United States Army National Guard.

In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by: three daughters, Sandy (Brian) Wiley and Jeanie (James) Martin, both of Perryville, and Tina Carey of Versailles; a brother, Worley Brown of Ohio; two sisters, Mildred Spry and Juanita Meyer, both of Ohio; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Chad and Cariebeth Yates, Danielle (Lee) Short, Trevor and Paige Wiley, and Caylee Martin; and four great-grandchildren, Jeremiah, Eli and Hayden Short, and Ayden Vest.

Services for Charles will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Wilder Funeral Home in Perryville by Rev. Dave Evans. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brian and Trevor Wiley, James Martin, Chad Yates, Lee Short and Cody Vest.

Visiting hours will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to one’s favorite charity.

Visit Charles’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh. com.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 28, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

RICKY CUMMINS

Ricky Cummins, 57, of Harrodsburg, died Thursday, March 21, 2013. He was born Jan. 29, 1956 in Harrodsburg. He was a painter.

A private grave side service was held Tuesday, March 26.

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

EVA CRUMLEY

Eva Louise Crumley, 75, of Nicholasville, Kentucky and wife of William E. Crumley, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

She was born August 23, 1937 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, to the late Albert and Fredia Denny Hinds.

She was member of Liberty Worship Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

In addition to her husband, Eva is survived by: her daughters, Linda Taylor of Nicholasville, Vicky (Robert) Adams of Tompkinsville, Darla (Kelly) Bryant of Nicholasville, and Gale (Chris) Schlosser of Harrodsburg,; sons, Harold Eugene (Janice) Loveless of Woodstock, Danny Leon (Yolanda) Loveless of Lancaster, and William Dell (Carmen) Crumley of Nicholasville; sisters, Wanda Whitaker of Lancaster, and Alfredia (Claude) Hicks of Athens, TN; brothers, Leonard (Bernice) Hacker of Broseley, MO, Ernie (Barbara) Hines of Lancaster, Russell Hines of Danville, and Joe (Rita) Hines of Lancaster; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 29 at the Clark Legacy Center in Brannon Crossing.

Funeral Service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, also at the Clark Legacy Center with Pastor Harv Turner, Jr. officiating. Entombment will follow at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.

In honor of Eva's life and legacy, memorial contributions can be made in her name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 28, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

RONNIE DENNIS

Ronnie Allen Dennis, 51, of Salvisa, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at his residence.

He was the son of James Earl Dennis of Lawrenceburg and Mildred Ann Dennis of Frankfort. He was a graduate of Western High School in Anderson County and formerly worked as an ATM balancer for Farmer’s Bank in Frankfort.

Survivors in addition to his parents include his partner, Larry M. Brown; a son, Brandon James Dennis; three sisters, Annie Logue, Joy Dennis, and Jennifer (Ricky) Soard; two brothers, James Ray Dennis and Johnny (Gloria) Dennis and two grandchildren, all of Lawrenceburg.

A memorial service will be held today, Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at Ritchie and Peach Funeral Home.

Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Michael Callan, Nathan Jenkins, Kevin Smith, Brian Brown, James Wittenmyer, Harriett McBuney, Vicki Smith and Linda Hawkins.

Memorials contributions are suggested to the Anderson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 494, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

JANICE HALL

Janice Kaye Hall, 66, of Harrodsburg, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born Feb. 9, 1947 in Louisville, she was the daughter of Georgia Gladys Robinson Wathen and the late William Homer “Bud” Wathen. She was a caregiver and attended New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to her mother include two sons, Rodney Hall of Hartford and Marty (Jennifer) Hall of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Kim (Perry) Easterling of Salvisa; two sisters, Gayle (Kit) Waddle and Marquetta (Garnett) Robinson, both of Salvisa; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren  and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Wathen.

Visitation was held Sunday, March 24 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Greg Whitenack , Michael Turner, Devon Dotson, Perry Easterling, Alan Lyon and Kit Waddle. There was no formal funeral service.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

LORRAINE HATFIELD

Lorraine Hatfield, 89, of Harrodsburg, widow of A. J. Hatfield, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

DONALD HILL

Donald Edward Hill, 64, of Junction City, husband of Bonnie Grider Hill, died Sunday March 24, 2013.

Born Dec. 2, 1948, in Boyle County, he was a son of Buster and Lillie Mae Plummer Hill.

He worked at Hallmack in Harrodsburg, and was a member of Junction City First Baptist Church. Donald loved his family and his church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: a son, Timothy Hill of Junction City; two daughters, Donna (Steve) Wardrip of Middleburg, and Dianna (Kendall) Floyd of Junction City; four brothers, Paul (Joyce) Hill of Junction City, David Hill of Danville, and Kenneth (Michelle) Hill and Larry Hill, both of Danville; four grandchildren, Shauna Wardrip, Hunter Floyd, Rachel Hill and Jackson Hill.

The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, at the Stith Funeral Home and Family Center in Junction City with Rev. Choe Sargent and Rev. Robert Shockley officiating. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday in Junction City.

The family suggests memorial donations to Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of one’s choice.

An online guestbook is available at www.stithfuneralhome.net.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the March 28, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

FRANKLIN LAWSON

Franklin C. Lawson, 85, formerly of Harrodsburg, widower of Pauline Robinson Lawson, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born April 13, 1927 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Luther and Mary Farney Lawson.  He was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran, a former plumber and pipe fitter for Lexington Local 452, a member of Mercer Lodge #777 F&AM where he served as master twice and treasurer for 32 years, a member of the Mercer County Fair Board, where he was inducted into the Fair and Horse Show Hall of Fame in 2012, a member of the Lions Club, VFW, American Legion, National Guard, Harrodstown Chorus, Harrodsburg Men’s Chorus, Traditions Barbershop Chorus of Danville,  was a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church for 65 years, a member of the Master’s Servants Quartet and a member of Carpenter’s Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Paula Lawson Spears of Lawrenceburg and Robin Lawson (Wes) Shumate of Tyler, Texas; one brother, Harold (Mattie) Lawson of Danville; three grandchildren: and two great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by a brother, Dallas Lawson, and a sister, Beatrice Lawson Arnold.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 27, at Sims Funeral Services with Greg Warren and Rue Henderson officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wesley Shumate, Duke Cornett, Ray Brooks, John Zimmerman, Don Satterly, and Harold Lawson. Honorary bearers were Ralph Morris, the men of the Master’s Servant’s Quartet, Loraine Robinson, Joy Sunday school class at Carpenters Christian Church, Jon Porath, Residents and staff of the McDowell Place in Danville, Dr. Daniel Moran, Dr. Colin Raitiere and Heritage Hospice nurses.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Gideon’s International, Heritage Hospice, and the Mercer Co. or Boyle Co. Humane Societies.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

BUEL PITMAN

Buel Thomas Pitman, 88, husband of Rebecca Hurst Pitman, of Danville, died Sunday, March 24, 2013 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington.

He was a retired auto mechanic for Pitman’s Auto Repair, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one daughter, Linda (Allen) Matsushima of California; one step-son, Robert Ayers; two step-daughters, Kimberly (Mike) Murphy of Georgia and Lindsey Luker of Lexington; eight grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two daughters,  Jenny Alverson and Kathy Brogli.

Graveside services with Military Honors were held Wednesday, March 27 at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville with Stephen Brogli officiating.

Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

BETTY ROYALTY

Betty Jean Royalty, 68, wife of G. B. “Boo” Royalty, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Aug. 12, 1944 in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Willie and Dorothy Jean King Bell. She was a retired food service employee of the Mercer County School System and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include  one son, Glen C. Royalty of Atwood, Okla.; two daughters, Sherry Curtsinger and Angela (Darrell) Robinson, both of Harrodsburg; six brothers, Charles (Marge) Bell of Arizona, Robert Bell, Howard Bell, Ricky Bell, Paul Huff and Gary Huff, all of Somerset; three sisters, Lena Royalty, Linda (David) Cummins and Birtie (Bruce) Sanders, all of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one step great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 29, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Stephen Ramsey, Bro. Kenny Queener and Bro. Daniel Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Royalty, Bret Royalty, Archie Horn, Amos Sharp, Darrell Robinson and Don Horn.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday and after 7 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Geniva Home Health, 105 Citation Drive, Danville, KY 40422.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderand royalty.com.

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

IMA VANARSDALL

Ima Jean VanArsdall, 82, of Harrodsburg, widow of A. D. VanArsdall, died Friday, March 22, 2013.

Born March 19, 1931 in Mackville, she was the daughter of the late William Lambert and Stella Cornish Darland. She was a retired inspector for Corning Glass and was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include one sister, Alma Black of Tenn.; one brother, Leroy Darland of Harrodsburg and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 25 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with James Harley officiating.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Phillipe Rocco, David Smith, Mike Underwood, Darrell Waterfield, Dallas Waterfield and Roy Bugg.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423  or to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

ROBERT WRIGHT

Robert Russell Wright Sr., 83, of Lebanon, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Kindred Nursing Home.

Born Feb. 3, 1930 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Willie and Beatrice Linney Wright. He was a graduate of the Cornishville High School class of 1948, a Korean Conflict U.S. Army veteran and member of the F&A.M. and Scottish Rite. He was retired from Cincinnati Milacron and was also a member and elder of the West Side Church of Christ in Lebanon, Ohio.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Costigan Wright; three sons, Robert R. Jr. (Gina) Wright of Lebanon, Brent A. (Terri) Wright of Franklin and C. Randy (Kim) Ogden of Independence; one daughter, Jeanne C. (Tony) Philippo of Mason, Ohio; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Viola Warner Wright; two brothers, Ralph and Wilbur Wright; three sisters, Georgia Hiner, Lucille Wright and Eloise Allender and one grandson, Gabriel Allan Wright.

Funeral services were held at the West Side Church of Christ in Lebanon, Ohio.  Burial was in Turtlecreek Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Acclaim Hospice or West Side Church of Christ.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.hoskinsfh.com.

(HH Thu Mar 28, 2013)

 

ALICE ALDRIDGE

Alice Florence Aldridge, 86, of Harrodsburg, widow of Charles M. Aldridge, died Friday, March 29, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Ora and Sarah Frances Upton Florence. She was a retired pharmacy technician for Botner’s Drug. She was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher, treasurer and choir member.

Survivors include two daughters; Pamela (Richard) Koerner of Dayton, Ohio and Jane (Gary) Bridgewater of Conyers, Ga. and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Thelma Crigger, Margaret Florence, Gertrude Penn and Valerie Travis and two brothers, Alvin and W. C. Florence.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 1 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Eddie Russell and Wayne Spivey officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brian Crump, Mark Drumm, Grant Jordan, Richard Koerner, Gary Bridgewater and Dennis Ballard. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Faith, Hope and Love Bible class.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423 or The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care, 444 Linden Ave., Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

CRAIG BAUGHMAN

Craig Baughman, 64, of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at his residence.

Born Feb. 21, 1949 in Schenectady N.Y., he was the son of Howard Bronson and the late Ella Slater Fowler. He was a former Bluegrass Medical Bio Technician and the former owner of Royalty’s Fishing Camp and the Auto Bug in Lexington. He was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his father include; a stepmother, Patricia Cole Baughman of Catonsville, Md.; two sons, Courtney (Heather) Slater Baughman of Jeffersonville, Ind. and Jonathan Wade (Michelle) Baughman of Louisville; one daughter, Caitlin Elizabeth Baughman of Harrodsburg; one sister, Alison (Johannes Sayre ) White of Kingston, N.Y.

A memorial service was held Saturday, March 30 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Wayne Spivey officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

MARGIE BROWN

Margie Elizabeth Wilson Brown, 88, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

She is the widow of Rufus Brown and daughter of the late Haskell and Ophelia Murphy Wilson.

Mrs. Brown was a housewife who helped her husband on the family farm. She was a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Tatum Springs.

She is survived by: three children, Donald C. Brown (Carol) of Georgetown, Joyce Sutherland (Kenneth) and Roger D. Brown (Dorothy), both of Lawrenceburg, a daughter-in-law Debra Barnes Brown of Salvisa, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Including her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Lynn Brown, an infant daughter Betty Sue Brown, and a brother, Earl Wilson.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 29, at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Assoc., 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.

      (Note: This obituary was not include in the April 4, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

LORRAINE HATFIELD

Lorraine Hatfield, 89, of Harrodsburg, widow of A. J. Hatfield, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at her residence.

Born Aug. 2, 1923 in Frankfort, she was the daughter of the late Bryan and Nelle Van Huss Gastineau. She was the oldest member of the Bohon Christian Church and a teacher’s assistant for the State of Kentucky for special needs children.

Survivors include one daughter, Carol Phillips of Willisburg; two sons, Billy (Kathy) Hatfield of Beaver Dam and Kevin Hatfield of Harrodsburg; one sister, Virginia Tapp of Louisville; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 30 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Pat Massey officiating. Burial was in the Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chris Hatfield, Kenny Tapp, Jimmy Keller, Billy Sanford, Art Gaffney and Wayne Lister.

Memorial donations may be made to the Bohon Christian Church, 2373 Bohon Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympahty may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

WILMA PATRUM

Wilma Palmer Patrum, 79, died Tuesday April 2, 2013 at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

Born Oct. 9, 1933 in Richmond, she was the daughter of the late Scoville and Mallie Tuggle Palmer. She was a retired registered nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Harrodsburg.

She is survived by her granddaughter, Andria Bugyi (John) Mattingly of Harrodsburg; three grandchildren and three special cousins.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Scova Leegina Patrum Bugyi.

Graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5 at the Richmond Cemetery . 

Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1p.m. Friday at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

CHARLES PHILLIPS

Charles Hayden Phillips, 65, of Lexington, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Friday, March 29, 2013 at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

He was the son of the late Everett and Alma Hume Phillips Wilham. He was a retired Toyota employee and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

Survivors include one brother, Robert F. Phillips of Harrodsburg and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by  two sons, Kevin  and Chris Phillips and a grandson, Jacob Phillips.

Funeral services were  held Tuesday,  April 2 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Bro. James Harley officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Donnie Bailey, Cameron Phillips, Robert Phillips, Q Phillips, Richard Briscoe and Larry Hume.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com  

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

HERSHEL REYNOLDS

Hershel Dow Reynolds, 88, of Mt. Washington, widower of Lorraine Reynolds, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Green Meadows Health Care Center.

He was a retired steel worker and a member of the local Ironworkers Union.

He is survived by three sons, Steve, Kevin and Danny Reynolds; one brother, Donnie Reynolds; one sister, Leveda Gillis; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Eloise Coulter.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 30 at First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington, Coakley Chapel. Burial was in Highland Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Prader Wille Foundation.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

EARL SPARKS

Earl Sparks, 73 of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at his residence.

He was the son of the late Clifton and Ebby Sparks. He was a retired farmer.

He is survived by two daughters, Eva May Sparks and Theresa Lynn Sparks and two sons, Jerry Wayne Sparks and Robert Earl Sparks, all of Harrodsburg; four sisters, Peg Sparks, Marge Sparks and Linda Sparks of Lexington and Betty Butler of Richmond; five brothers, Darryl, John and Jim Sparks, all of Harrodsburg and Charlie and Ricky Sparks of Madison County.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carla Jo Sparks and four brothers, Fred, Bob, Donald and Danny Sparks.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 3 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Bobby Fultz officiating. Burial was in the Athens Cemetery in Lexington.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

CHARLES TAYLOR

Charles, Martin Taylor, 93, widower of Mary Frances Taylor and Ruby Taylor, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at The James. B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 17, 1919 in Lexington, he was the son of the late Jason and Clara Barlow Taylor. He was a bus driver and a farmer.

Survivors include two daughters, Lana Jackson Ledford of Cynthiana and Anna Lee Montgomery of Mitchellsburg; three sons, Charles Cleo Taylor of Perryville, Danny Martin Taylor of Bradfordsville and Ronnie Gene Taylor of Lexington; three step children, Dudley Anderson of Danville, Carolyn Taylor of Harrodsburg and Donnie Anderson of Florida; two sisters, Nora Denson of Perryville and Ella Cross of Stanford; eight grandchildren, 18 geat-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and five step grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 3 at the Bartle Funeral Home Chapel in Liberty with pastor Nelson Reynolds officiating. Burial was in Tapscott Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.bartlefuneralhome.com.

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

IMA VANARSDALL

Ima Jean VanArsdall, 82, of Harrodsburg, widow of A.D. VanArsdall, died Friday, March 22, 2013.

Born March 19, 1931 in Mackville, she was the daughter of the late William Lambert and Ivona Cornish Darland. She was a retired inspector for Corning Glass and was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include one sister, Alma Black of Tennessee; one brother, Leroy Darland of Harrodsburg and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 25 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Bro. James Harley officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers  were Rick VanArsdall, David Smith, Mike Underwood, Darrell Waterfield, Dallas Waterfield and Roy Bugg.

Memorials contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423  or to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Apr 4, 2013)

 

SHANNON ALSMAN

Shannon Alsman, 28 of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of John Fredrick and Rachel A. Alsman Baltimore.

Survivors in addition to her parents include a daughter, Jezali Buster; a son, Avin Alsman; two sisters, Heather and Brittany Baltimore and a paternal grandmother, Shirley B. Alsman, all of Harrodsburg and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Junior Alsman.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 10 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Bro. James Harley officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brandon Taylor, Mike Cornish, Scotty Cornish, Andrew Cornish, Doug Alsman, Leland McQuisten and Matt Haggard. Honorary pallbearers were Brittany Baltimore, Heather Baltimore, Katie Henley, Jezali Buster and Avin Alsman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, 345 E. Lexington St., Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

ZELMA DUNCAN

Zelma Louise Wiley Duncan, 89, of Orlando, Fla., wife of Edward P. Duncan, died Saturday, March 30, 2013.

Born January 28, 1924 in Salvisa, she was the daughter of Lytle and Lucy Wiley, and sister to Delbert, Dora, Frank and Nell.

While her husband served in Indo-China, she worked at the Curtis-Wright aircraft plant on the site of the current Louisville International Airport. Following the war, the couple returned to Harrodsburg, where Zelma worked for Seagrams and Owens-Corning Glassware.

In 1962, the family moved to Florida with their three children, Douglas, Leisa and Elizabeth. By 1965, Pat was working for Walt Disney World, and Zelma as a real estate agent in Orlando.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a son, Patrick Douglas Duncan; two daughters, Leisa D. Duncan Caravello, and Elizabeth D. Duncan Perry. She is missed by her family, including her 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The memorial service was held Friday, April 5 at United Methodist of Pine Hills in Orlando, Fla. Pastor Steven Nolan officiated.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

EVELYN KAYS

Evelyn Mae Shelton Kays, 88, of Lawrenceburg, died Friday, April 5, 2013 at her residence.

She is the widow of Chester Lockhart Kays, Sr. and was born in Mercer County, to the late Thomas "Tommy" and Dessie Mae Harley Shelton.

She was also predeceased by a daughter, Wanda Jane Kays, a sister Vadie Brown, and two brothers Hobert and Hubert Shelton.

She was a homemaker, a member of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, and enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family and friends.

Mrs. Kays is survived by: six children, David Allen Kays and Larry Ray Kays, both of Lawrenceburg, Conley Floyd Kays (Debbie) of Salvisa, Chester L. Kays, Jr. (Bobbie), Debra Lynn Kays (Dee), and Patsy Sue Bush (Terry), all of Lawrenceburg; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Madie Smith of Lawrenceburg; and a brother, Thomas Shelton of Lawrenceburg.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 9, at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Eaton and Bro. Carl Bush officiating. Burial followed in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Robinson, Jason Bush, Jesse Rodriguez, Junior Grantham, Mark Bivens, Jordan Kinder, Billy Camic and Chad Walker.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the April 11, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

DAVID MAY JR.

David May Jr., 59, of Harrodsburg, husband of Thebbie Broaddus May, died Wednesday, April 4, 2013.

Born in Newark, N.J., he was the son of the late David Henry and Mildred Ellen Cross May. He was a bus driver for the New Jersey Transit System.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one daughter, McKenzie May-Ortiz of Bloomfield, N.J.; one son, Gabriel May of New Jersey; one sister, Joanne Riveley of Lawrenceburg and two grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held  at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

WILMA PATRUM

Wilma Palmer Patrum, 79, died Tuesday April 2, 2013 at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

Born Oct. 9, 1933 in Richmond, she was the daughter of the late Scoville and Mallie Tuggle Palmer. She was a retired registered nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital.  She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Harrodsburg.

She is survived by her granddaughter, Andria Bugyi (John) Mattingly of Harrodsburg, three great-grandchildren and three special cousins.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Scova Leegina Patrum Bugyi.

Graveside funeral service  were held Friday, April 5 at the Richmond Cemetery with Greg Ison officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

STANLEY PHILLIPS

Stanley Phillips, 90, husband of Frances E. West Phillips, died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Davie P. and Mattie Jane Kurtz Phillips. He retired from Boulevard Distillers. He was also a farmer, a member of the Sand Spring Baptist Church and a former member of the Stringtown Ruritan Club. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II.

Survivors in addition to his wife include a son, Stanley (Sue) Phillips Jr. of Hayes, Va.; two daughters, Mary (James) Hawkins and Mattie (Lonnie Jr.) Spaulding, both of Lawrenceburg; a sister, Lena Sims of Harrodsburg; a daughter-in-law Martha Phillips of Lawrenceburg; a son-in-law Garry Carpenter of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren, three step grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one step great-grandchild and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, John R. Phillips and Marvin Ray Phillips; two daughters, Ruth Ann Carpenter and Frances Lucille Phillips; three sisters, Lela Phillips, Ruth Grider and Sarah Hall and five brothers, Raymond, David W., Carl, Alvin and Albert Phillips.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 10 at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg with Dr. Mike Hamrick officiating. Burial was in the Sand Spring Cemetery with military honors. Pallbearers were Wayne Hawkins, Michael Phillips, Steven Phillips, Alan Phillips, Phillip Carpenter and Brandon Carmickle.  Honorary pallbearers were the remainder of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Billy Bottoms, Marion and Ruby Frances Wilson, Wilma Dean and C.C. and Hilda Fallis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sand Spring Baptist Church Building Fund, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 673 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

PEGGY ROARK

Peggy Roark, 76 of Harrodsburg, widow of Dick Roark, died Wednesday at the Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Ellis and Elizabeth Powell Warren. She was owner and operator of the Fort Harrod Bookstore and Gift Shop and was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Sharon (Kris) Myer of Norman, Okla., Dotti Driscoll (Eddie) Burton of Harrodsburg, Teri (Donnie Collins) Roark Winchester of Garrard County, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert “Butch” Warren and a great-granddaughter, Gentry Potts.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 6 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Donnie Burton officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Channing Meyer, Noah Meyer, Nicholas Meyer, Danny Potts, Gary Lee Winchester and Logan Winchester. Honorary pallbearers were Morgan Colvin, Caitlyn Potts, Jensen Potts, Kendall Winchester and Jordan Potts.

Memorial donations may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

MITCHELL STEELE

Mitchell Steele, 58, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, April 8, 2013 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

Born in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Orville and Ina Eversole Steele.

Survivors include one daughter, Heather (Justin) Reynolds of Mackville; three brothers: Wayne (Brenda) Steele, Richard (Betty) Steele, and Kerry (Kristin) Steele, all of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Janet Hall.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, April 11 at 11 a.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Nelson Reynolds officiating. Burial is in the Peter Cemetery in Mackville. Pallbearers will be John Key, Billie Joe Robinson, J. R. Baker, Larry Devine, Tom Hogg, David Snow, Mark Watts and Justin Reynolds.

Visitation Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

LARRY TAYLOR

Larry Michael Taylor Sr., 63, loving husband of Rose, died April 5, 2013 with his family by his side in the Hospice Unit in Lexington.

He was born June 3, 1949 to the late Robert and Beulah Taylor.’

He was employed by Horn & Associates in Winchester. Larry was an avid fisherman/hunter, and loved his dog Bo!

Larry is survived by a brother, Danny Lee (Karen) Taylor, Salvisa; three sisters, Jean (Arnold) Freeman, Harrodsburg, Lynn (James) Abshear, Willisburg, and Theresa (Richard) Young, Lexington; a son, Larry (Bud) (Sabrina) Taylor. Jr., Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Christina Ware, Frankfort; six grandchildren, Jordan (J.D.), Larry, III (Doo), Annalese, Quinton, Brandon and Shealey; several loving nieces and nephews; special loved ones include Auntie Dolly Dillon and Patty Filbin; a loving niece and caretaker, Amanda Rugg; and special fishing buddy, Earl Lawson.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny Taylor and Robert Lee Taylor.

Funeral services wwere conducted by Rev. William Dillon on Tuesday, April 9, at the Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main, Lexington St. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Stevie Abshear, Johnny Freeman, Jimmy Freeman, David Freeman, Billy Freeman and Bud Taylor.

Honorary pallbearers were Ben Rugg, Jordan Taylor, Larry M. Taylor III, Earl Lawson and Kenny Oliver.

Donations may be sent to Hospice Care of the Bluegrass.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the April 11, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

MONTY TROWER

Monty Gardner Trower, 65 of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, April 7, 2013 in Harrodsburg.

Born in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Andora Brown Trower and the late Jack Trower. He was a Assistant Fire Chief for City of Harrodsburg.

Survivors include one son, Chris (Crystal) Trower of Lexington and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, April 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers are John Tyler, Mike Cooley, Ronnie Broce, Charles Stinnett, Don Smith, Glenn Peavler, Andrew Trower, Seth Trower and Harrodsburg Firemen.

Visitation Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Christian Life Center or Quest Community Church, 410 Sporting Court, Lexington, KY 40503.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com .

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

ROBERT TURNER

Robert Reed Turner Sr., 84, husband of Phyllis Ann Russell Turner, died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at his residence.

Born March 14, 1929 in Danville, he was the son of the late Ernest and Bertha Carter Turner. He was retired from Matshusita and a member of the Shakertown Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one son, Robert (Julie) Turner Jr. of Salvisa; three daughters, Rita Turner, Connie (Billy) Peach and Patricia “Chris” (Tony) Dunning, all of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Ruth Brown of Burgin, Helen Miller of Richmond and Mary Hannah Diluzio of New Jersey; six grandchildren, three step grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by six brothers, Ralph, Jerry, Bill, Harber, Everett and Marion Turner and three sisters, Elizabeth McKinney, Margaret Turner and Beulah Stricker.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 9 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Smith officiating. Burial was in Burgin Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Shane Turner, Aarron Voris, Clinton Voris, Dustin Dunning, Michael Turner and Jeffery Turner.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY  40423.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 11, 2013)

 

FREDERICK BEBART

Frederick Carl “Fred” Bebart, 44, of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

Born in Columbus, Ohio, he was the son of Terry Bebart and Sharon (Danny) Witt. He served in the Navy and operated his own electronics service.

Survivors in addition to his parents include two sons, Nicholas “Nick” C. Bebart and Joseph “Joey” C. Bebart of Georgetown; one sister, Lori Lynn Revercomb of Roseville, Ohio; one brother, Adam Bebart of Glenford, Ohio and a special companion, Melanie Vanderpool of Harrodsburg.

A Memorial Service with military honors was held Monday, April 15 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Apr 18, 2013)

 

BEN BRITTON

Ben Britton, 90, husband of Doris Britton, died Monday, April 1, 2013.

He was born in Harrodsburg on Sept. 12, 1922. He was a WWII veteran and worked for the U.S. Department of Defense. He was a member of the Westminster by the Sea Presbyterian Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include a daughter, Sharon (George) Adams; a son, Shawn (Mary Beth) Britton; one son-in-law, Kevin Bickham; four children and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Bickham and a sister.

A family funeral service is planned at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice Care, 611 Eyster Blvd., Viera, FL 32940.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.beckmanwilliamson.com.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Apr 18, 2013)

 

JOANN DEXTER

JoAnn Sexton Dexter, wife of Sam B. Dexter, died Tuesday April 9, 2013 at her residence.

Born Aug. 3, 1930 in Burgin, she was the daughter of the late George and Emma Jane Ball Sexton. She was a 1948 graduate of Burgin High School where she was Miss Burgin High School and a cheerleader. She was the church secretary of First Baptist Church and taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. Most recently, she was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include two sons, Mark Stephan (Julie) Dexter and Tim Burke (Ella Mae) Dexter of Danville; a daughter, Jane Dexter (John) Patneau of Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Martha Bennett of Burgin; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

A Celebration of Life service was conducted Friday, April 12, at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with Bro. Odis Clark officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association 465 E. High Street Lexington, KY 40507 or Heritage Hospice P.O. Box 1213 Danville, Kentucky 40423.

(HH Thu Apr 18, 2013)

 

PEGGY ELDER

Peggy Lynn Travillian Elder, 63, of Harrodsburg, died Monday at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Jewell Russell Proctor. She was the lead in receiving for Hitachi and was a member of the Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Samantha(Jeff) Sims of Harrodsburg and Dawn(Brian) Mardis of Campbellsville; two sisters, Gayle Salyers and Jo(Cecil) Cummins; one brother, Bill(Brenda) Proctor and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her Brother, Cleo Proctor.

Funeral service will be held Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Larry Hollbrook officiating. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Pleas Travillian, Blake Mardis, Peyton Carroll, Cole Mardis, Jeff Sims and Brian Mardis. Honorary Bearers: Steve Martin, Coleman Russell, Jeff Barnett, Jack Herring, Mike Culligan and Robert Mitchell.

Visitation is today, Thursday, April 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Apr 18, 2013)

 

WILLIAM GREEN

William M. Green, 85, of Lexington, widower of Edna Gardner Green, formerly of Harrodsburg, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Richmond Place Rehab and Health Center.

He was the son of the late William M. and Ola Scott Green, Sr.

After retiring from farming, he worked part-time at Kentucky Sporting Goods.

He was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church where he served on numerous committees, was a member of the United Methodist Men and was an usher. A loving and dedicated husband, father and grandfather, he was also an avid sports fan and faithfully followed the Kentucky Wildcats, the Cincinnati Reds and the Dallas Cowboys.

Survivors include: three daughters, Shirley Chass, Ft. Myers, FL, Carol Evans, Hermitage, PA and Robin Hatton, Lexington; four grandchildren, Rachel, Melissa, Joshua and Wesley; two great grandchildren, Jonah and Maeryn.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley and Aubrey; three sisters, Anna McFarland, Gladys Wise and Myrtle Newman.

Funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Milward – Broadway with burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the April 18, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

JOSEPH JOHNSON

Joseph Michael Johnson, 36, of Crab Orchard, husband of Melissa Anne Johnson, died Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Dec. 6, 1976, he was the son of Rebecca Hall and the late Michael Dale Johnson. He was a factory worker for several years and was self-employed.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one son; Joseph Kaleb Johnson of Harrodsburg; one step-son, Blake Gullett of Harrodsburg; one daughter; Gabrielle Brooke Johnson of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Michael Dale (Kim) Johnson Jr. and Michael Paul Johnson, both of Crab Orchard; one sister, Ashley Lynn Johnson of Crab Orchard; one grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Sunday, April 14 at the Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel in Stanford with Reverend Roger Stevens officiating. Burial was in Johnson Family Cemetery in Crab Orchard.

(HH Thu Apr 18, 2013)

 

BARBARA COLVIN

Barbara Jean Colvin, 52, of Harrodsburg, wife of Isaac Colvin, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at her residence. 

Born Oct. 31, 1960 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Zack and Geraldine Roach Sanders. She was a former employee of Shaker Village, a 1976 graduate of Burgin High School and a member of Shawnee Run Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, Barbara is survived by one brother, Alex (Marsha) Sanders of Morehead; two sisters, Kimberly Diane Tuggle of Nicholasville and Evelyn Gale Hall of Morehead; two half- brothers, Butch (Florence) Sanders of Frankfort and David Sanders of Versailles and several nieces and nephews.

Barbara was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Sanders and a sister, Nancy Carolyn Sanders.

Funeral services were held  Friday, April 19 at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Lester Tirey officiating. Burial was in the Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Billy Thomas, Brad Tuggle, Steve Tuggle, Zach Hall, Adam Sanders, Ben Hall, John Hall and Clarence Caudill.

Barbara put others before herself. I believe she could and would forgive anybody “seventy times seven” (Matthew 18:22). Barbara was wonderful. So were all of you, you were so kind to me. God bless you. I love you!  -Isaac

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at  www.alexanderandroyalty.com. 

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Apr 25, 2013)

 

LILLARD DAWSON

Lillard Dawson, 98, of Lawrenceburg, died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Kindred Nursing & Rehab Center in Harrodsburg.

He is the husband of the late Garnett McGaughey Dawson and was born in Anderson County to the late Allen and Fannie Short Dawson.

Mr. Dawson was a graduate of Lexington Barber College and worked as a barber for 15 years at the Lawrenceburg Barber Shop. He and Carl McGaughey ran the former Boone Way Garage in Stringtown and he served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II. He is a member of the Sand Spring Baptist Church.

Mr. Dawson is survived by one daughter, Nancy Dawson of Lawrenceburg.

Including his wife and parents he is preceded in death by 2 sisters, Allie Dudley Moore and Nancy Jones, and 3 brothers, J. W., C. C., and Coleman Dawson.

Services were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 23rd at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home with Dr. Mike Hamrick and Bro. Claude Waldridge officiating. Burial followed in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bill Dawson, Eddie Thompson, Leslie J. McGaughey, Bob Figlestahler, Ralph Morris, Allen Robinson, and C. C. Fallis.

Honorary bearers were Garvice Stratton, Alton and Mark Warford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Rd., L-burg, KY 40342 or Anderson Co. Humane Society, P.O. Box 494, L-burg, KY 40342.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the April 25, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald.)

 

RICHARD KRAHULEK

Richard Alan "Dick" Krahulek, 71, loving and devoted husband for 49 years to Ruth, died Friday, April 19, at his home in Garrard County surrounded by his family.

He was a native of McKee Rock, PA born Dec. 14, 1941, to the late Joseph and Marguriete Krahulek.

He came to Kentucky at the age of 12 when his parents were transferred to Harrodsburg with Corning Glass. Dick graduated from Burgin High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University and soon became an employee of IBM from which he retired. He was an avid Big Blue Fan and watched most games with his friends at his home at Lake Herrington. He also loved to fish and do carpentry work.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Alan Krahulek, Kathy Elsess of Ohio and daughter Dawn Krahulek, of Kentucky, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Paul David Lakes, brother, Robert Krahulek and sister, Mona Jean Luce.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at the Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home in Nicholasville.

His family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Flowers are welcomed but the family suggest donations be made in his memory to Heritage Hospice, Danville.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the April 25, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald.)

 

ESTILL LUTTRELL

Estill Perry Luttrell, Sr., 52 of Springfield, husband of Rita Pittman Luttrell, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at his residence.

Born in Madison, Ind., he was the son of Alice Hoskins Luttrell of Lexington and the  late Estill M. Luttrell.   He was an employee of the Wilbert Plastics Company.

Survivors in addition to his mother and wife include one daughter, Shawna Lee (Scott Williams) Luttrell of Loretto; a sister, Teresa (Joe) Evich and one brother, Kenneth (Sarah) Luttrell, both of Lexington; mother-in-law Irene Baker of Harrodsburg; two sister-in-laws, Judy Luttrell and Connie Jean Bass; one grandchild, several nieces and nephews and several  great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Estill P. Luttrell Jr.; a brother, Darrell G. Luttrell and a niece, Terri M. Foster.

Funeral service were held Monday, April 22 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Lexington. Pallbearers were Scott, Hobie, Larry Wayne, Tom Jamie, Joe and Jeffery. Honorary pallbearers were Kenny, Jesse, Aug and Xac.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

(HH Thu Apr 25, 2013)

 

JERRY LYKINS

Jerry W. Lykins, 70, passed away late Monday evening April 15, 2013 at his home.

Born in Springfield on September 13, 1942, he was the son of the late Boyd and Addie Devine Lykins.

A graduate of Harrodsburg High School and the University of Kentucky, he was an Air Force veteran and retired as an accountant for the University of Kentucky Physical Plant.

Mr. Lykins is survived by: his wife, Elizabeth (Kay) Davis Lykins; three daughters, Ann-Michelle Lykins of Lexington, Monica Lykins of Nicholasville, and Kathy Doyle (Mike) of Frankfort; a son, Jim Tincher (Ruth) of Frankfort; two brothers, Bob Lykins (Betty) and Ben Lykins (Diana), both of Danville; grandchildren Katy and David Doyle and Matt Tincher, all of Frankfort, and Kayla Flatter of Nicholasville; nieces and nephews, Chance Lykins (Callie) of Pennsylvania, Deana Lilo (Pete) and great-niece Addie of New Jersey, Lisa Lykins (Phil) of Georgetown, and Julie, Max, and Alex Venables of Danville; and extended family Tom, Susan, Lindsay, and Evan Goddard; Mike, Jayne, Zack, Andrew, and Sean Goddard; and Kurt, Paxton, Amy, and Tristan Fiegel.

A Life Celebration Service was at Rogers Funeral Home in Frankfort Sunday, April 21.

Online condolences can be made at www.RogersFrankfort.com.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the April 25, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald.)

 

NORMAN GREENE

Norman Lee “Running Wolf” Greene, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his residence in Somerset. He was 42.

Born September 15, 1970, in Martinsville, IN, he was the son of Herman Greene and Cherokee Scott Greene.

Norman was a member of the Beaver Creek Native American Tribe, where he was on the council and the Deer Clan Chief.

Survivors include: his son, Patrick Greene of Liberty; father, Herman Greene of Liberty; mother, Cherokee Scott Greene of Harrodsburg; brother, Steven Greene of Liberty; sister, Lavonda Greene of Harrodsburg; granddaughter, Kaylix Greene; and companion, Renea Thomas of Somerset.

Memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, Liberty.

Visitation will begin after 5 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and online guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

(Note: This obituary was not included in the April 25, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald.)

 

DAVID ROBINSON

David Allen Robinson, 49, husband of Shelly Stagner Robinson, died Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born Oct. 23, 1963 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Judy Elizabeth Giles Robinson of Harrodsburg and the late Homer Robinson.  He was retired from the maintenance department at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church where he served as deacon.

Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include his daughter, Lindsay (Nick) Whited of Liberty; two brothers, Mark Shaun Robinson of Harrodsburg and Christopher Robinson of Cleveland, Ohio;  one sister, Debby Lynn Combs of Harrodsburg and several aunts, uncles, cousins, a niece, nephews, one great-niece and one great-nephew.

Funeral services were held  Tuesday, April 23 at the Immanuel Baptist Church with Dr. Harold Best officiating.  Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens with Jeremy Bottom, Ronnie Robinson, Clayton Denny, Manuel Conder, Jack Caldwell and Robbie Stagner serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were employees with the maintenance department at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Mike Birch, and Levi and Leighton Combs.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 25, 2013)

 

MARY SMITH

Mary Beulah Carrico Smith, 88, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Extended Care Center.

She is survived by five sons, Benny and Bobby Smith, both of Florence, Ruben Smith of Bardstown, Randall Smith of Williamstown and Kenny Smith of Springfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Rueben and Mary Alice Montgomery Carrico.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 22, 2013 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Springfield with Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P. officiating. Burial was in Lebanon National Cemetery. Pallbearers were Frank and John Mattingly, Del, Steve and Scott Smith and Matt and Chris Thomas.

(HH Thu Apr 25, 2013)

 

WILLIAM STRATTON

William Stanley Stratton Jr., 77, formerly of Harrodsburg, husband of Mary Beth Stratton, died April 14, 2013 in Appling, Ga.

Born Feb. 23, 1936, he was the son of the late William Stanley and Susan Betsy Disponett Stratton Sr. He was the owner and operator of Stratton Contractors and drove a truck for Bennett’s Trucking. He was a Baptist.

Survivors in addition to his wife include three sons, David (Mary) Stratton of Indiana, Gary Stratton of Burgin and Brian (Amy) Stratton; three daughters, Janet (Jeff) Sanders and Dianna Freeman, both of Harrodsburg, and Michelle Stratton; one sister, Susan (Chum) Searcy, 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Eugene Stratton; four sisters, Lucy Rogers, Maggie Stratton, Everly “Dollie” Goodlett and Cleva “Trixie” Riley and one grandchild.

A memorial service was held at the Poteet Funeral Home in Augusta, Ga.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at  www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 25, 2013)

 

ROBBIE WATTS

Robbie Watts, 57, of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at his residence. 

Born May 10, 1955 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Donald Ledmon Watts Sr. and Nina Driskell Watts Blanton. He was a farmer.

Robbie is survived by two brothers, Donald L. “Chong” Watts Jr. of Frankfort and Carl Thomas (Lisha) Watts of Harrodsburg; four sisters, Edith Watts, Ruby Payton, Alice (B.J.) Baker and Rita (Roy) Holt, all of Harrodsburg; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

A memorial service is today,  Thursday, April 25 at 11 a.m. at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Derek Baker officiating.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Apr 25, 2013)

 

CAROL BRUNER

Carol Marie Bruner, 66, wife of David C. Bruner Sr., of Harrodsburg, died Monday, April 29, 2013 at her residence.

Born Jan. 11, 1947 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Katherine Semonis Catlett. She was a retired calibration lab technician with Corning, Inc. and a graduate of Durham Beauty School in Danville. She was a member of the Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include two daughters, Devauna Riley and Leonna Prather, both of Harrodsburg: one step son, David Bruner Jr. of Harrodsburg; two step daughters, Julie (John) Mattingly of Harrodsburg and Paula (Jon) Williams of Nicholasville; one sister, Kay Gray of Danville, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, May 2 at 111 a.m. at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Geoff Barrett, Tim Brown and Bro. James Byrd officiating. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers are Bruce Neal Catlett, Darryl Catlett, Jeremy Catlett, Ricky Catlett, Jerry Catlett and Bobby Catlett.

Visitation from 7 a.m. until the hour of service today, Thursday, May 2 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, 120 Enterprise Drive, Danville, KY 40423.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu May 2, 2013)

 

GERTRUDE BURRUS

Gertrude Belle Burrus, 64, of Louisville, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Signature Health Care East Nursing Home in Louisville.

Born Dec. 15, 1948 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Harrison Belle and Alice Beatrice Chenault Burrus.  She was a member of the Meaux Chapel AME Church in Mayo.

Survivors include three sisters, Anita Burrus of Louisville, Charlotte Burrus of Lexington and Margaret Burrus of Harrodsburg; one brother, Harrison Burrus of Lexington and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 3 at 11 a.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington. There will be no visitation.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu May 2, 2013)

 

STEPHANIE EAST

Stephanie Rena Anderson East, 53, of Lexington, passed away Fri., April 26, 2013.

Born Jan. 23, 1960, in Danville, she was a daughter of Donald T. Anderson and the late Roxy Gilkeson Anderson.

Ms. East was a member of the Methodist faith, worked as an inventory analyst, enjoyed water skiing on Lake Cumberland, going to the beach at the Atlantic Ocean, flower gardening, University of Kentucky sports, and loved her Golden Retriever, Angus.

In addition to her father, survivors include: two daughters, Rachel East (Brian) Switzer of Lexington and Sarah Ann East of Danville; a son, Daniel Owen East of Lancaster; a granddaughter, Kennedy; her companion of eight years, Gary Turner of Lexington; a brother, Mike Anderson of Springfield; and a sister, Donna Kay Sussman of Harrodsburg.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Bro. Dan Wells and Dexter East officiated. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Daniel East, Brian Switzer, Casey Underwood, Randy Underwood, Roger Smith and Roger Webster.

A memorial tribute wall is available for Stephanie at www.preston-pruitt.com.

      (This obituary was not included in the May 2, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

MARGARET MOORE

Margaret Olivia “Libby” Stratton Moore, 37, of Danville died Wednesday April 24, 2013. Libby was the wife of Larry Moore, Jr.

Born February 2, 1976 in Mercer County, she was a daughter of Carolyn Stratton of Danville.

Libby was a registered nurse for Humana in Louisville and attended Mitchellsburg Church of God.

Libby loved being a mother and grandmother. Her caring spirit was obvious in not only the care she gave her children but also the care she gave to her patients. In her spare time she enjoyed fishing and spending time on the water.

In addition to her husband, Libby is survived by: three children, Andrew Stratton, Larry Moore, lll and Levi Moore; three sisters, Olivia Conley, Kelly Stratton and Missy Conley Jordan; three brothers, Timmy and Keith Conley and Mike Stratton. Also surviving is her grandson Oakley Stratton and her mother and father-in-law, Larry and Evelyn Moore.

Services for Libby was held Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Mitchellsburg Church of God, by Rev. Larry Moore.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Libby Moore Memorial Fund, c/o Farmers National Bank, 309 East Second St. Perryville, Kentucky 40468

Wilder Funeral Home, Perryville is handling the services.

You may visit Libby’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

      (This obituary was not included in the May 2, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

MARK PROCTOR

Mark Wayne Proctor, 41, of Lawrenceburg died Monday, April 29, 2013 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

He is the son of Martha Ann Shelton Proctor and Bronson Proctor, both of Lawrenceburg.

Mark was born in Mercer County, and formerly drove a wrecker for Carey's, Robinson, and Bluegrass Towing. He is a member of the Freedom Baptist Church and enjoyed his friends, meeting people, trading, and flea markets.

Including his parents, Mark is survived by: his wife, Jessica Robinson Proctor of Georgetown; two children, Jonathon Proctor and Brittany Proctor, both of Georgetown; three brothers, Darryl Proctor (Alice) and Rodney Proctor, both of Lawrenceburg, and Jason Proctor (Kristin) of Frankfort.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1st at the Freedom Baptist Church, 1010 Powell Taylor Rd., Lawrenceburg, KY. Bro. Robert Logue and Bro. Kevin Buntain will officiate. Burial will follow in the Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

The Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      (This obituary was not included in the May 2, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

RICHARD SHEEGOG

James Richard Sheegog, 59, of Goodlettsville, Tenn., formerly of Harrodsburg, husband of Marcia Bowling Sheegog, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

Born Jan. 27, 1954 he was the son of the late Robert William and Gertrude Parson Sheegog. He graduated from Harrodsburg High School in 1972, where he received all-state honors for football in 1971. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1973 until 1977 as a training technician and a morse code systems operator. He was a retired self-employed courier.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one son, James Caleb Sheegog of Goodlettsville; a sister Bobbe Lou (Marty) Craven of Louisville; a brother, Tim (Marcia) Sheegog of Danville, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 27 at Ellis Funeral Home  in Nashville, Tenn.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sumner County Humane Society, 16 Volunteer Drive, Hendersonville, TN 37075.

(HH Thu May 2, 2013)

 

CARL SHORT

Carl Short, 92, of Salvisa, widow of Ella Irene Robinson Short, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at his residence.

Born Dec. 16, 1920, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Ben and Cokie Carrow Short. He was a retired Corning Glass employee, a former board chairman of the Clay Lick United Methodist Church, a member of the Methodist Men and former president of the Corning Labor Union.

Survivors include three daughters, Judith (Tommy) Egbert of Salvisa, Robbie (Gary) Adkinson of Danville and Sandra (David) Bowling of New Mexico; three sons, Larry (Peggy) Short of Nevada, Roy (Betty) Short of Tennessee, Benny (Jennifer) Short of Versailles; sisters-in-law Katherine Short and Frankie Simpson; brother-in-law, Jimmy Robinson; 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and caregivers, Marie Davenport, Donna Lane, Myrtle Dewitt, and Karen Dean.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Goodpaster and two brothers, Gail and Arvin Short.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 29 at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Pete Gilliam and Anthony Cleary officiating. Pallbearers will be his grandsons . Honorary pallbearers will be his granddaughters.

Memorial donations may be made to Clay Lick United Methodist Church, 225 Clay Lick Church Road, Salvisa, KY, 40372 or Kentucky Methodist Children’s Home, 2050 Lexington Road,Versailles, KY 40383.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 2, 2013)

 

MARY SMITH

Mary Beulah Carrico Smith, 88, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Extended Care Center.

She is survived by five sons, Benny and Bobby Smith, both of Florence, Ruben Smith of Bardstown, Randall Smith of Williamstown and Kenny Smith of Springfield; two daughters, Patsy Poff of Harrodsburg and Charlotte Thomas of Loretta.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Rueben and Mary Alice Montgomery Carrico; three sons, Mike, Doug and Freddie Smith; two sisters, Mary Alice Carrico and Margaret Ann Carrico Tinkle.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 22, 2013 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Springfield with Rev. Kevin McGrath, O.P. officiating. Burial was in Lebanon National Cemetery. Pallbearers were Frank and John Mattingly, Del, Steve and Scott Smith and Matt and Chris Thomas.

(HH Thu May 2, 2013)

 

PATSYE ANDERSON

Patsye Ann Anderson, 72 of Stanford, formerly of Harrodsburg, wife of Edward Wayne Anderson, died Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. 

Born March 17, 1941, in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late William and Mozelle Williams Rose.  She was a retired executive for Thom Mcan Shoe Company of Danville and was the historian for the Mercer Republican Woman’s Club. She was also a Member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Danville where she was a Sunday school teacher, Bible school crafts director, Mother’s Day tea party coordinator, memory path designer and sanctuary decorator.

Survivors in addition to her husband include two daughters, Kim (Cary) King of Harrodsburg and Shelley (Mark) Partridge of Wilmore; two sons, Rob (Sabrina) Murphy and Hunter (Rhonda) Anderson, both of Harrodsburg; one brother, Barry (Sylvia) Rose of Lexington; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, May 9 at 2 p.m. at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Danville with Harold Best officiating. Burial is in the Burgin Memorial Garden.

Visitation Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel and today, Thursday, May 9, from 10 a.m. until hour of service at the church. Pallbearers are: Clayton King, Ian Partridge, Cody, Logan and Trey Murphy, G. W. Anderson and Jonathan Whited. Honorary bearers are Tia Taylor, Whitley Anderson, Emma Partridge, Whitney Whited, Lexey Goodlett, Calla and Ellery Taylor, Paisley King and Hadley Rose King.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 9, 2013)

 

AYDEN HUNGATE

Ayden Drury Hungate, four-month-old son of Erika Nicole Drury and  Austin Ty Hungate, died Friday, May 3, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Survivors in addition to his parents include two sisters, Emalee Faith Hughes and Gracie Nicole Hungate; maternal grandparents, Derrick and Sandy Drury; maternal great-grandparents, David and Sharry Drury; paternal grandfather, Wayne Hungate, paternal greatgrandparents, Eddie and Peggy Long; paternal great -grandfather, Ronnie Hungate and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a paternal grandmother, Kim Hungate.

Funeral service were held Tuesday at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Derek Baker officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Drury, Derrick Drury, Jacob Drury and Luke Horn.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the charity of one’s choice

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 9, 2013)

 

EUGENE POSEY

Eugene L. Posey, 87, husband of the late Shelby Posey, died on May 1, 2013.

He was the son of the late Clyde and Clara Posey; father of the late Kathy Posey; and brother of the late Patricia “Betty” Vanzile, Kenneth Posey, and Pauline Campbell.

He served during WW II in the U.S. Navy earning a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a gunner’s mate on the U.S.S. Emmons when it sank in action off the coast at the battle of Okinawa on Apr. 6, 1945 and fought at the battle of Normandy on D-Day. He became a talented watchmaker and jeweler and loved his family.

Survivors include: one son, Kevin E. Posey, Los Angeles, CA; three daughters, Connie Posey Goldthwait, Brewer, ME, Dewana Posey, Harrodsburg, and Katherine Posey, Lexington; brothers, Ronnie E. and James Posey; sisters, Annalee Armentrout and Carol Szwed; grandchildren, Ashlee Danielle Anderson and Emily Ann Goldthwait; a great-granddaughter, Khylee Tru Anderson; many nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Buggy.

A private memorial will be held to honor him later this year.

Memorials may be made to the VA Med Center Hospice Fund, Unit 27-2, 1101 Veterans Dr., Unit 27-2, Lexington, KY 40502.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the May 9, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

SAMUEL RASNAKE

Samuel Junior Rasnake, 83, of Harrodsburg, widower of Jerleen Skeens Rasnake, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

Born Dec. 2, 1929 in Cleveland, Va., he was the son of the late Harmon Ray and Rosie Alice Boyd Rasnake. He was a retired Mercer County Road Department and KayBee Toys employee, a member of the Grapevine Christian Church and a Kentucky Colonel.

Survivors include three daughters: Connie (Ralph) Bobblitt of Willisburg, Edna (Harold) Driskell of Salvisa and Lisa (David) Stagner of Burgin; two sons, Samuel (Patricia) Rasnake III of Harrodsburg and Brian Rasnake of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Jeanette Rasnake of Indianapolis, Ind. and Gladys (Ray) Votaw of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Nancy Hill, Martha Rasnake and Joy Delgado.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 6 at the Sims Funeral Services with Claude Waldridge and Johnny Hockersmith officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: David Stagner Jr., Bradley Rasnake, Wayne Goodlett, Matthew Rasnake, Chris Cummins and Chris Staten. Honorary pallbearers were Calvin Christman, Glenn Reynolds, Jim Ed Fitzgerald and Elders of the Grapevine Christian Church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Isaiah House, 2084 Main St. Willisburg, KY 40078 or to one’s favorite charity.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu May 9, 2013)

 

BRAYLON SAGRAVES

Braylon Wade Sagraves, infant son of Brandon and Denae Sagraves, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lexington Feb. 8, 2013.

Survivors in addition to his parents include a sister, Shaylee Grace Sagraves; paternal grandparents, Roger and Beverly Sagraves and maternal grandparents, Dennis and Dee Dawn Jenkins, all of Harrodsburg; great-grandparents, Barbara Walling, Roger  and Faye Sagraves and Kathryn Evans; one aunt, Destin Jenkins and two uncles, Denson Jenkins and Austin Sagraves.

Funeral service were held Sunday, May 5, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Derek Baker officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Braylon Wade Sagraves Memorial Fund at MainSource Bank, 104 S. Chiles St. Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 9, 2013)

 

ROLAND WHITENACK

Roland Whitenack, 76, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born Feb. 4, 1937 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Elwood Floyd and Mary Jane Sallee Whitenack. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a press operator with Corning, Inc. and a member of Mt. Pleasant Church.

He is survived by three daughters, Teresa (Gary) Brown of Burgin, Mary (Jeff) Gay of Lancaster and Billie (Chris) Tharp of Danville; one brother, Milton Whitenack of Texas; three sisters, Price (Glenn) Ransdell and Dana Ruth Haas, both of Indiana and Cindy Riddle of Stamping Ground and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jack, Jim and Carry Whitenack and two sisters, Georgia Napier and Pataline Morrissey.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, May 9, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Derek Baker officiating. Burial is in the Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery with Roland’s nephews serving as pallbearers.

Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 and after 7 a.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu May 9, 2013)

 

MYRTLE ASHFORD

Myrtle Ashford, 91, of Harrodsburg, widow of George Ashford, died Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born June 6, 1921 in Gary, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Albert Washington and Lillian Clara Mae Smith Reeves. She was a self-employed beautician, a nurse’s aide and was a member of the St. Peter AME Church.

Survivors include two sisters, Essie Mae Reeves Smith of Merrillville, Ind. and Iona Williams of Joliet, Ill.; a nephew, Phillip Richie of Hampton, Ga.; two nieces, Anita (Deon Broome) Young of Las Vegas, Nev. and Gwen (Robert) Harris of Harrodsburg; a great-niece, Beth Harris (Gordon) Jackson of Harrodsburg and several other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Marion Reeves Thompson.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 14 at the St. Peter AME Church with Bro. Ralph Smith officiating. Burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu May 16, 2013)

 

BEVERLY BAKER

Beverly Ann Lathery Baker, 39, of Harrodsburg, wife of Bill Baker, died Saturday, May 11 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

She was the daughter of Brenda Foley (Harrison) Sizemore of Versailles, and the late John Robert Lathery. She was an active member of the Lighthouse Apostolic Church in Versailles.

Survivors in addition to her husband and mother include two daughters, Tabitha (Noni) Bernabe and Tiffany (Nemo) Beltran; a son, James Austin Steele and a step daughter, Julie Baker, all of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Tammy (Brian) Wiese of Lexington and Jennifer (Lalo Rios) Snow of Versailles; three brothers, Bradford Walton, and Paul Wayne Lathery, both of Versailles and John Robert Lathery of Lawrenceburg; a stepfather, Jake Foley of Versailles and six grandchildren

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 17 at the Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Terry Gillum officiating. Burial will follow at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. Pallbearers will be Austin Steele, Noni Bernabe, Nemo Beltran, Brad Walton, Paul Lathery, John Robert Lathery, Brian Wiese and Junior Lathery.

Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. today, Thursday, May 16 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.blackburnandward.com.

(HH Thu May 16, 2013)

 

MARVIN DEVERS

Marvin Devers, 94 of Scottsburg, Ind., husband of Mildred Roberts Devers, died Sunday,  May 12, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, Ind.

Born Feb. 19, 1919 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late W.O. and Lula Pearl Claunch Devers. He was a retired grounds superintendent for the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include a son, W. J. “Dub” (Judy) Devers of Grand Ledge, Mich.; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Curt C. Devers and two sisters, Martha and Catherine.

Funeral Services are today, Thursday, May 16 at 11 a.m. at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Brackney officiating. Burial is in Bethal Baptist Cemetery in Leota, Ind.

Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. today, Thursday, May 16 at the funeral home

Memorial contributions may be made to his church c/o Collins Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu May 16, 2013)

 

JANICE CUMMINS

Janice Erwin Cummins, 62 of Danville died Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Danville.

Born November 21, 1950 in Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Gene Erwin and Velora Jenkins VanMeter.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Danville, She was a nurse, having worked at St. Joseph Hospital and the Dialysis Clinic in Danville and was a former employee of Palm Beach. Janice loved creative writing, reading and listening to music. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.

Her survivors include: one son and his wife, Shane and Chrissy Cummins of Harrodsburg; one daughte, Cassandre Short and her fiancé, Gary Rosenbum, of Junction City; one brother and his wife, Gene and Marsha Erwin of Berea; two sisters and their husbands, Missy and Chris Mandy of Louisville and Deborah and Scottie Crump of Ohio. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Gage Horn, Zane Short and Bailey and Collin Cummins.

Services for Janice will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013, t the Wilder Funeral Home, Perryville, by Rev. Doug Davis, with burial in the Hillcrest Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Gage Horn, Justin Clarkson, Collin and Shane Cummins, Gene Erwin and Chris Mandy.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1280 Faulkner Lane, Danville, KY. 40422. These donations are to be made in memory of Walter and Evelyn Cummins.

You may visit Janice’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the May 16, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

NELLIE GILL

Nellie “Nell” Lou Gill, 83, of Harrodsburg, wife of Joseph M. Gill, died Friday, May 10, 2013.

Born July 22, 1929 in Hazard she was the daughter of the late Morton H. and Maude Dixon Steele. She was a retired Mercer County School teacher and a member of the Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church, Kate Riker Church Circle, Presbyterian Women, New Comer’s Homemaker’s Club, NEA, KEA, Mercer Retired Teacher’s Association, Kentucky Economic Association and Co-founder of the Pioneer Saddle Club.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Jennifer (Phillip) Gill Dobbs of Lexington; a brother, Tommy (Justine) Steele of Williamstown; a grandson, Justin Lee Gill Dobbs of Lexington and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter, Harold and Julius Steele.

Services are today, Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jackie Lindberg officiating. Pallbearers are Nathan Arvin, David Steele, Gary Ginter, Larry Yeager, Allen McQuerry, Shari Coffman, Earl Hungate and Amos Jenkins. Honorary bearers are: Lisa Centers, Margaret Dugan, Nancy Jenkins, Bob McQuerry, Sandi Russell, Ellen Lipps and the Pioneer Saddle Club.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church, 326 S. Main St., Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu May 16, 2013)

 

CHARLES GOODLETT

Charles Wayne Goodlett, 50, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at his residence.

He was the son of the late Earl and Evelye Mae "Dolly" Stratton Goodlett.

He was a member of Ninevah Christian Church, and a former maintenance worker for the City of Versailles. He was a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

He is survived by: his wife of 33 years, Selina Vaughn Goodlett ;       three daughters, Crystal Gayle Goodlett, and Makenzye Layne Goodlett, both of Lawrenceburg and Stacy Lynn (Jeremy) Renner, Harrodsburg; five sisters, Mildred Ann Dennis, Joyce (Eric) Smith, Shirley (John) Maddox, all of Lawrenceburg, Judy Wash, and Debbie (Johnny) Carrier, both of Frankfort; two brothers, Earl Ray (Mildred) Goodlett, and Barry (Julie) Goodlett, Lawrenceburg; two grandchildren, Morgan Elise Renner and Savanah Kate Renner, Harrodsburg; his father-in-law, Roy Vaughn, Lawrenceburg; two sisters-in-law, Diane Goodlett and Bonnie Goodlett, both of Lawrenceburg; a brother- in-law, Troy (Becky) Vaughn, Lawrenceburg, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. Terry Cooper officiating. Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Relay for Life, c/o Derek Ruble, 106 Hamlin Way, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Casketbearers were Frankie Stevens, Spencer Barnett, Ronnie Phelps, Kevin Goodlett, Scottie Foley, Darrin Goodlett, Matthew Seace and Brian Nichols.

Honorary bearers were Jimmy McGuffin, Jamie McGuffin and Dustin McGuffin.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the May 16, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

ROWENA KELSAY

Rowena M. Kelsay, 88 of Harrodsburg, widow of Leonard Kelsay, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born in Buckeye, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Sadie Burton May. She was a graduate of University of Kentucky, a former employee of Sportleigh Hall, Western Union, and Shewmaker’s Antique Mall. She also volunteered for the American Cancer Society and the Speech and Drama Club.

Survivors include one son, Leonard Kelsay of Harrodsburg; a niece, Ann Welcher of Burgin; two aunts, Lucille May of Richmond and Dorothy May of London.

Graveside services were conducted Monday, May 13 at the Spring Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Garland Hawkins officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Garrard County Public Library, the Cancer Society or the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu May 16, 2013)

 

VERNON RECORD

Vernon V. Record, 92, of Louisville, husband (widower) of Marjorie Rankin Record, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at the Masonic Home.

Born May 23, 1921 in Salvisa, he was the son of the late Will and Ell Trisler Record. He attended Georgetown College and was a retired mortician. He was a life member of American Legion Post #34, a Navy veteran of WWII, a masonic member of Anderson Lodge #90, Lawrenceburg and a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville.

Survivors in addition to his wife (deceased Mar 8, 2008) include his brother, Billy (Vern) Record of Georgetown, Texas; four nieces, Cathy (Bob) McGraw of Rome, Ga., Belle (Josh) Sarnoff of Washington, D.C., Susan (Buddy) Young of Canyon, Texas and Vickie Record of Austin, Texas; one nephew, Wendell (Joy) Belew, Jr. of Washington, D.C., and several great- nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Edna Record Belew.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Battle Grove Cemetery in Cynthiana with David Hartley officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com or www.owenfuneralhome.com.

(HH Thu May 16, 2013)

 

DORIS BAXTER

Doris Leotis Drury Baxter, 81, of Lawrenceburg; died Friday, May 17, 2013 at her home.

She was born in Anderson County to the late Sharsle and Vlois Duncan Drury.

She was the widow of Luther Baxter; a retired employee of Texas Instruments after 16 years of service; and a member of Antioch Christian Church.

She is survived by: three daughters, Minnie Frances (Buddy) Matthews, Lawrenceburg, Irene Jeanette (Elzie) Hopper, Mercer County and Margaret Leotis Baxter, Arizona; a son, Gary Luther (Shannon) Baxter, Lawrenceburg; a sister, Christina Scrogham, Shepherdsville; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Drury.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 21, at the Gash Memorial Chapel, Lawrenceburg, with Bro. Steve Drury officiating. Burial followed in Lawrenceburg Cemetery,

Casketbearers were James Lyons, Bill Hopper, Gary Baxter, Joe Sebastin, Floyd Scrogham, Gary Scrogham.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the May 23, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

PAULINE BOLTON

Pauline Barker Bolton, 80, of Lancaster, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her home.

She was born April 3, 1933 in Lancaster, to the late Leslie and Mamie Ross Barker. She was the widow of James H. Bolton.

Mrs. Bolton had worked at Cowden's Manufacturing in Lancaster and Palm Beach in Danville, she had worked at Camp Dick School as a cafeteria worker and as a bus monitor there, she retired this past December as a bus monitor after many years with the Garrard County School system. She was a member of the Victory Christian Church.

Survivors include: two sons, Keith H. Bolton (Becky) of Lancaster and Barry Todd Bolton (Suprina) of Stark, FL; siblings, Geneva VanArsdale of Burgin, Rita Coulter of Stanford, Betty Pingleton of Burgin, Shirley Daly of Forkland, Sonny Barker of Junction City and Barbara Jo Barker of Salvisa; seven grandchildren, Brian, Adam, Kaala, Corey and Carly Bolton, Brittney Ellison and Lindsey Mink; a great-granddaughter, Laken Ellison; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Valerie McMullin.

Funeral service was held Monday, May 20, 2013, at the Spurlin Funeral Home, Lancaster. Rev. Steve Bruce and Rev. Justin Boyd officiated the service. Burial was in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Memorials in Lieu of flowers may be given to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the May 23, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

DONALD CATLETT

Donald Catlett, 69, of Harrodsburg, died Monday at his home.

Born Sept. 6, 1943 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Marvin and the late Annabell Goodlett Catlett. He was a member of the Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a farmer.

He is survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 23, 2013)

 

CHARLES CORNISH

Charles Curtis Cornish, 84, of Lawrenceburg, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

He was the husband of the late Jean Routt Cornish. He was born June 14, 1928 in Mercer County to the late Levi and Ollie McKinney Cornish.

He was a retired janitor with 21 Brands Distillery in Frankfort. He attended the Ninevah Christian Church where he was recently baptized.

Including his wife, Charles was preceded in death by a brother J.C. Cornish and several half brothers and sisters.

Graveside services were held Thursday, May 16, at the Lawrenceburg Cemetery pavilion. Bro. Terry Cooper officiated.

Memorials are suggested to Ninevah Christian Church, 1195 Ninevah Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

The Ritchie & Peach Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the May 23, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

KELLY HAYDON

Kelly Haydon, 54, retired business man, died May 8, 2013 after a short hospitalization.

He was a long time resident of Pinellas County, Fla. Survivors include: his wife Mary Haydon; his son Ryan Haydon; two step-children, Christopher Cherry and Heidi Cherry; his father Duffy Haydon; a brother Mark Haydon; a sister Ruth Haydon, all of Broward County, Fla.; aunts and uncles Gary (Carol) Houchin of Harrodsburg, Lloyd (Betty) Hayon, longtime residents of Springfield, now of Loretto, Mary Jane Klausing of Louisville, Charlotte Hapak of Indianapolis, Ind. and a great aunt Doris Hayek, longtime resident of Wilmington, Del.

He graduated from St. Andrews Elementary, Harrodsburg. He also attended Millersburg Military Institute and Harrodsburg High School. H+e owned and operated a popular doughnut shop, Donut Connection, in Seminole, Fla. He was employed in youth by Gem Supply in Danville. He retired several years ago.

A viewing will be held at the Memorial Park Funeral Home in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Thursday, May 23 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a service immediately following.

Donations suggested to Arthritis Foundation, National Multiple Sclerosis Society or Kentuckians for Nursing Home Reform.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu May 23, 2013)

 

MARY PATTERSON

Mary F. Patterson, 90, formerly of Harrodsburg, widow of Charles J. Patterson, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Beaufort, SC.

(HH Thu May 23, 2013)

 

KATHERYN SHERROW

Katheryn Minter Sherrow, 89, of Harrodsburg, widow of Harry C. Sherrow, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg.

Born Nov. 3, 1923 in Brandenburg, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Ruth Sharp Minter. She was a retired employee for Signet Systems of Harrodsburg and a member of Bethel Baptist Church, where she was a member of the WMU and the ladies’ Sunshiners Sunday school class.

Survivors include one daughter, Ruth E. (Jimmy) Keller of Bohon; one son, Hogan Thomas  (Lynn) Sherrow of Rogue River, Ore.; one sister, Magnolene Rafferty of Elizabethtown; one brother, Freddy Minter of Vine Grove; one daughter-in-law, Pat Fagenbush of Frankfort; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Harry B. Sherrow; three brothers, Erin Minter, Hollis Minter and David Minter; four sisters, Viola Perry, Virgie Dee Goodin, Evelyn Zachery and Tula Bee Zachery; two great-granddaughters, Kathy Hatter and Michele Sherrow and one great-great-granddaughter, Willa Moore.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 18, at Sims Funeral Services with Bro. Pat Massie and Curtis Sherrow officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Donnie Hatter, Jimmy Hatter, Hogan Sherrow, Keith Hatter, Hunter Rawlings and Rickey Keller. Honorary pallbearers were members of her Sunday school class at Bethel Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 or to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40423.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.

(HH Thu May 23, 2013)

 

MARGARET WISE

Margaret Q. Wise, 86 of Harrodsburg, widow of Robert Wise, died Friday, May 17, 2013.

Born in Frankfort, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Audry Sheridan Quire. She was a Homemaker and member of the Harrodsburg Church of Christ.

Survivors include: two daughters: Rita (Ronnie) Clark of Frankfort, Carolyn (Larry) Reed of Lawrenceburg, and one son: Duard Wise of Harrodsburg, a sister: Josephine Smith of Frankfort, two grandchildren: Ricky Clark and Deidrea Wade and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson: Ryan S. Clark, and a brother: Marvin H. Quire, and two half brothers: Onie M. Rodgers and  J. Stanley Rodgers.

Funeral service were held Monday May 20 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Mike Estes and Keith Greer officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pall bearers were: Ricky Clark, Todd Clark, Ronnie Clark, Bruce Parrott, Jackie Freeman and Tommy Smith.

Donations may be sent to charity of one’s choice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 23, 2013)

 

NORMAN BARKER

Norman Donovan Barker, 78, widower of Patsy Tucker Barker, died May 27, 2013 at his residence.

Born Aug. 11, 1934, in Somerset, he was the son of the late Johnathan and Elva Prather Barker of Harrodsburg.

He graduated from Harrodsburg High School and attended the University of Kentucky and was a full-time farmer. He and his wife operated a dairy and tobacco operation in Anderson County where he later developed Shady Oaks Estates. He was a member of the Challengers Sunday school class and was deacon emeritus at the Sand Spring Baptist Church.

He is survived by one son, Bill (Beth) Barker; one daughter, Barbara (Jeff) Beasley; one brother, Donald Prather (Terri) Barker; one sister, Lois Mateus (Tim) Peters; three aunts, Clarice Brock, Velma Buchanan Alberson and Avalean Barker; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 31 at 11 a.m. at the Sand Spring Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Hamrick officiating. Burial will follow in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Lee Prather, Gary Prather, Russell Brock, Perry Martin Prather, James Michael Prather, Bruce Buchanan and Michael Crabill.

Honorary pallbearers are the deacons of Sand Spring Baptist Church and Blake and Brett Drury.

Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, May 30 at the church.

Memorial contributions may be sent to The Gideon's International, Anderson County Camp, P.O. Box 61, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or to the Sand Spring Baptist Church Building Fund, 1616 Harrodsburg Rd., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at http://www.ritchieandpeach.com

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

DONALD CATLETT

Memorial services for Donald Catlett will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2 at the Bethel #1 Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Perryville Road.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

RAYMOND CHILTON

Raymond T. Chilton, 68, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Lexington.

A native of Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Melvin and Margaret Routt Chilton.

He was a farmer and a member of the Clay Lick Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Ramonda Kelly of Frankfort and Lashannon Chilton of Harrodsburg; one son, Jeremy Chilton of Lexington; one sister, Hazel (Bob) Fraine of Frankfort; two brothers, Ralph Chilton of Lawrenceburg and Melvin Harold Chilton of Harrodsburg and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Fannin.

Funeral service are today, Thursday, May 30 at 11 a.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with John Hockersmith III and Anthony Cleary officiating. Burial is in the Hebron Cemetery in Lawrenceburg.

Pallbearers are Edwin Riley, Harold Wayne Chilton, Chris Chilton, Kevin Chilton, Bryan Fannin, Ricky Fannin and Eric Kelly.

Visitation Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorial donations may be sent to Clay Lick United Methodist Church, 225 Clay Lick Church Rd., Salvisa, KY 40372.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

OLIVER DRURY

Oliver Drury, 73, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Harrodsburg, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at the St. Mary's Hospital in Knoxville.

Born in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Harvey and Temperance Payton Drury. He served in the National Guard.

Survivors include one daughter, Kathleen Luttrell of Harrodsburg; two sons, Ronnie Drury of Harrodsburg and Thomas Dale Drury of Lexington; two sisters, Judy Drury of Harrodsburg and Imogene Kelly of Junction City; one brother, Fred Drury of Harrodsburg, several nieces and nephews and his long time companion, June Thompson.

A private family service was held Saturday, May 25.

Ransdell Funeral Chapel assisted with arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

DALE HARSTINE

Dale Edson Harstine, 88, of Harrodsburg, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born Oct. 17, 1924 in New Philadelphia, Ohio he was the son of the late Elmer and Pearl Rinehart Harstine.

He was a WWII Veteran of the U. S. Navy. He graduated from New Philadelphia High School where he played basketball and was the manager of the football team. He was a graduate of Letourneau University in Longview, Texas with a mechanical engineering degree; he was an engineer with Corning Glass Works and retired from General Electric Glass plant in Lexington. He was of the Baptist faith, was a lifetime member of the North American Fishing Club and his name appears on the honor roll of the National WWII museum in New Orleans and the Veterans Wall of Honor in Millennium Park in Danville.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Ellen (Charles Bottom) Kleckner of Danville; a sister, Lois Johnson of Russellville, Ark; one grandchild, one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Dale Harstine and a brother, Gerald Harstine.

Funeral service were held Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with Bro. Ernest Martin officiating. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were Scotty Chambers, Charlie Bottom, Jim McGlone, Bernie McGlone, Jerry Huffman and Morris Riddle.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomson Hood Veterans Center 100 Veterans Drive, Wilmore, KY, 40390.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.preston-pruitt.com.

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

KELLY HAYDON

Kelly Haydon, 54, retired business man, died May 18, 2013. He was a long time resident of Pinellas County, Fla.

Survivors include: his wife Mary Haydon; his son Ryan Haydon; two step-children, Christopher Cherry and Heidi Cherry; his father Duffy Haydon; a brother Mark Haydon; a sister Ruth Haydon, all of Broward County, Fla.; aunts and uncles Gary (Carol) Houchin of Harrodsburg, Lloyd (Betty) Hayon, longtime residents of Springfield, now of Loretto, Mary Jane Klausing of Louisville, Charlotte Hapak of Indianapolis, Ind. and a great aunt Doris Hayek, longtime resident of Wilmington, Del.

He graduated from St. Andrews Elementary in Harrodsburg. He also attended Millersburg Military Institute and Harrodsburg High School. He owned and operated a popular doughnut shop, Donut Connection, in Seminole, Fla. He was employed in youth by Gem Supply in Danville. He retired several years ago.

A viewing was held at the Memorial Park Funeral Home in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Thursday, May 23 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a service immediately following.

Donations suggested to Arthritis Foundation, National Multiple Sclerosis Society or Kentuckians for Nursing Home Reform.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

CATHERINE MACK

Catherine L. Mack, 88, of Lexington, widow of Louie Mack, died Sunday, May 26, 2013.

She was the daughter of the late Sleet Allen and Stella Gay Chumley.

She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Her favorite things at Calvary were working at Mother's Day Out, loving and caring for generations of little children, her Sunday school class and Tuesday Bible Study with Ed Maggard.

She is survived by three daughters, Carolyn (Dave) Lucas, Beverly Kanatzar and Debra Mack; one son, Tim Mack; four grandchildren, Mark (Jeanne) Lucas, Amanda Lucas, David Kanatzar and Katie (Jason) Wafford; four great-grandchildren, Rachel Lucas, Kaley Lucas, Rebecca Lucas and Harper Wafford; a very special friend, Pat Wells; special nurse, Nira Combs-Fiala; and her little dog, Lily Mae.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Elmer Lawrence Chumley and a sister, Georgie Jewell.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, May 30 at Milward Funeral Home in Lexington. Burial is in the Lexington Cemetery.

Visitation is after 10 a.m. today, Thursday, May 30, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Calvary Baptist Church Mother's Day Out.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.milwardfuneral.com.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

GERALDINE PARRISH

Geraldine Goodpaster Parrish, 88, widow of Leslie "Pete" Parrish, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Kindred Nursing Rehabilitation in Danville.

A native of Bath County, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Mae and Mary Elizabeth Eldridge Goodpaster.

She was a homemaker, attended the Burgin Church of God and was a member of the Pentecostal Church of God.

Survivors include two daughters Elizabeth Louise (Conrad) Harris of Lexington and Judy Lee (Phillip) Goodlett of Harrodsburg; one son, Richard (Linda) Parrish of Paris; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by seven sisters, Ida Margaret Reed, Martha Jane Yazell, Ethel Shoemaker, Fannie Mae Reed, Georgia Mildred Vance, Flossie McCowan and Francis Anna Puckett and two brothers, Edward Everett "Dickie" Goodpaster and Acie Goodpaster.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday May 28, at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home with Bro. Donnie Irvin and Lynn Northcutt officiating. Burial was in the Paris Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Phillip Goodlett, Conrad Harris, Dewayne Goodlett, Chris Harris, Tim Sallee, Matt Goodpaster and Butch Goodpaster.

Honorary pallbearers were Dick Vance, Charlie Northcutt, Russell Northcutt, Wayne Northcutt, Lynn Northcutt and Keith Northcutt.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.Lusk-McFarland.com.

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

VELMA PINKSTON

Velma Jewell Pinkston, 92, of Mercer County, widow of Claudie Wilson Pinkston, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at her residence.

Born Oct. 27, 1920 in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Minnie Darland Scott.

She was a retired beautician and a member of the Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Charles S. (Paula) Pinkston of Willisburg; two daughters, Brenda (Pete) Thompson of Richmond, and Jane (Roney) Bottom of Harrodsburg; one brother, Winston Scott of Louisville; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, C. B. and Rudolph Scott.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 31 at 1 p.m. at the Bethel Baptist Church with John McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, May 30, at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Pallbearers will be Mike Reed, Gus Benson, Mark and Doug Bottom, Rob Bollinger, Bryan Keene and Chris Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jennifer Keene, Pamela Bollinger, Cindy Reed, Penny Simons and Karen Benson.

Memorial donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Fund.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu May 30, 2013)

 

OPAL CLEMENTS

Opal Clements passed away Sunday June 2, 2013 at the Kindred Health Care in Harrodsburg. She was 87.

Born April 30, 1926 in Casey County, KY, she is the daughter of the late Riley and Maggie Wesley Godbey.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Liberty First Church of God. She loved to quilt and was very involved in helping raise her family. Opal devoted her life to the care of others.

Ms. Opal is the widow of William A. Clements, who passed away October 8, 2003.

Survivors include: a special friend and caregiver, Raymond Cooper of Liberty; and three sisters, Marie Campbell of Salvisa, Christine Sanders of Harrodsburg, and Linda Clements of Franklin, Indiana.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by six brothers, Claudie , Elbert, Oval, Jessie ,Lester and Roscoe Godbey and five sisters, Annie Coffman, Myrtle Hardwick, Nannie Godbey, Susie Chansler, and Eva Wilham.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday June 5, 2013 at McKinney-Brown funeral Home in Liberty with Bro. Garry Allen officiating. Burial will be in Bethelridge Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be given for Gibeon Bibles or Hospice.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 6, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

CLARENCE DIVINE

Clarence McKinley Divine, 74, husband of Beverly King Divine, died Monday, May 27, 2013 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born July 7, 1938 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Edwin and Goldie Divine. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in Germany during the Beirut Crisis. He was a student at Rose Hill School, a retired Boilermaker and was a member of Bruners Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons Rex Divine of Savannah, Ga. and Steve (Lee Ann) Divine of Danville; one sister, Shirley (Victor) Slaten of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Charles Leon Divine of Lexington and Richard (Barbara) Divine of Sadieville; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Jeanetta Divine and one brother, Bruce Divine.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, at Mitchellsburg Baptist Church in Danville. Burial was in Danville Memorial Gardens. Honorary Pallbearers were James Paul Murray, Rusty Johnson, Coet Combs, Jack Stanford, Leslie Rogers, Kyle Pankey, Brooks Divine and Ty Divine

Memorial contributions are suggested to Mitchellsburg Baptist Church or the charity of one’s choice.

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

HILLARD HALCOMB

Hillard Lee Halcomb, 86, of Greasy Ridge Road in the Highland community of Lincoln County, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

Born Thursday, March 10, 1927 in Letcher County, he was the son of the late Charlie Merle & Hattie Mae Cornett Halcomb.

He was the widower of the late Ella June Halcomb, who preceded him in death on April 4, 2002.

Hillard was a US Navy World War II Veteran, where he was aboard the USS George O. Squire.

Hillard leaves behind: five sons, Danny (Barbara) Halcomb of Camden, OH, Doyle Halcomb of Kings Mountain, Dale (Mary Lou) Halcomb of Harrodsburg, Dennis (Teresa) Halcomb  of Brandenburg, and David (Dwanna) Halcomb  of Stanford; two daughters, Donetta Garrison of Hamilton, OH and Deronda (Jeff) Sears  of Stanford; one brother, Herbert Halcomb of Tacoma, WA; one sister, Thelma Brooks of Fairfield, OH; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

In addition to his spouse and parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Meyers.

A Funeral Service was held Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home in Waynesburg with Bro. Dan Gutenson and Bro. Vola Brown officiating. Burial was in Double Springs Cemetery with full military honors performed by Caswell-Saufley Post #18 of the American Legion.

Hillard’s sons and Brian Halcomb served as active pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions suggested to Lincoln County Relay for Life.

Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg, is entrusted with Hillard’s arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 6,2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

ANNA HARDIN

Anna Jewell Young Hardin, age 83, of Hardesty Road, Springfield, passed away at 5:58 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

A native of Washington County, she was born on August 1, 1929 to the late Delbert and Allmeda 'Spicie' Ross Young.

She was a member of the Willisburg Church Of Christ and a homemaker.

Preceding her in death were a son, Lanny Keith Hardin on Nov. 15, 1956 and a grandson, Christopher Wade Dennis on July 8, 2004.

Survivors include: her husband, Homer Hardin; two daughters, Terry (Kelvin) Dennis and Kandy (Chris) Nally, all of Springfield; four grandchildren, Channing (Rachel) Nally, Brock Dennis, Jared (Nikki) Nally and Kayla (Jacob) Cocanougher; a great-grandchild, Aurora Chase Nally; a brother, William Young of Greencastle, IN; and two sisters, Thelma Hollar and Darlene Rogers, both of Harrodsburg.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 28 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home in Springfield with Bro. Burnice Richardson, minister of the Willisburg Church Of Christ, officiating. He was assisted by Bro. Don Votaw, a nephew and minister of the Frankfort Church of Christ and by Bro. Gary Baker, nephew.

Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Angel Chris Dennis, Brock Dennis, Kayla Nally Cocanougher, Rachel Nally, Aurora Chase Nally and Nikki Nally.

Casket bearers were Channing Nally, Jared Nally, Jacob Cocanougher, Vincent Coulter, Dustin Hardin, Dakota Hardin and Randy Thompson.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 6, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

CARL LOWRY

Carl Lowry, 73, of Harrodsburg, died Monday, June 3, 2013 at Charleston Health Care in Danville.

Born July 21, 1939 in Woodford County, he was the son of the late James A. and Emma Graham Lowry. He was a retired farmer and was a constable in Jessamine County. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include three sons, Gary (Shirley) Lowry of Harrodsburg, Timmy (Angie) Lowry of Nicholasville and Terry (Teresa) Lowry of Versailles; one daughter: Kathy (Michael) Adams of Nicholasville, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Lowry; three sisters, Grace Gibson, Elizabeth Elliott and Catherine Carroll and two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Cameron Correll.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Barnes officiating. Burial will be in the Burgin Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Jimmy Gibson, David Gibson, Brian Preston, Jason Estes, Sammy Lowry and Jackie Satterly.

Visitation Wednesday 5-8 p.m. and from 7 a.m. until the hour of service at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

VICTOR MATTINGLY

Victor Aaron Mattingly, 36, of Bradfordsville, formerly of Springfield, died Monday, May 27, 2013.

He was born Jan. 10, 1977 in Louisville. He was a former farmer.

Survivors include his mother, Margaret Mattingly of Springfield; two daughters, Jasmine Mattingly of Harrodsburg and Veronica Mattingly of Bradfordsville; one sister, Serena Smalley Donta of Springfield; four brothers, Kenny (Bonnie) Mattingly of Bardstown, John Mattingly of Chaplin, Tony Mattingly of Springfield and Mark Mattingly of Owensboro.

He is preceded in death by his father, Paul Kenny Mattingly.

Funeral Services were held Friday, May 31 at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto with Rev. Troy Shelton officiating. Burial was in Holy Rosary Cemetery in Manton. Pallbearers were his brothers, Donta Smalley and Joseph Lawson.

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

MARK MAYES

Mark Franklin Mayes, 35 of Lexington, died Monday, June 3 in Harrodsburg.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of Lloyd Wayne and Kay Patterson Mayes. He worked in customer relations for Greater Kentucky Credit Union and was a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church. He was a 1996 graduate of Mercer County High School and a 2001 graduate of the University of Kentucky where he was in the Theta Chapter of the Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Survivors in addition to his parents include one sister, Jennifer  (Eric) Kirkland Mayes Harris of Sharon Grove; paternal grandmother, Martha Sue Mayes of Harrodsburg, two nieces and one nephew.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, June 6 at 1 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Wayne Spivey and Bob Defoor officiating. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers are Derek Harmon, Scott Devine, Lee Mayes, Clay Whitenack, Ben Wilson, Chris Noel, Keith Caton, Shawn Adkinson and Jeremy Burton. Honorary pallbearers are Wesley Harmon, Brandon Harmon, Brian Wilson, Scott Reeves and Kappa Alpha Brothers.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Harrodsburg Baptist Church or Habitat for Humanity of Mercer County.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

BONNIE MILBURN

Bonnie Milburn, 69, wife of Delbert C. Milburn of Danville, died Monday at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Madelyn Powell McGlone.  She was a secretary for the pathology department at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Kim M. Parrott of Vacaville, Calif.; two sisters, Doris Weddle of Danville and Barbara Baughman of Harrodsburg and two grandchildren

She was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Marie Moss.

Funeral service will be held Friday, June 7 at 2 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ricky Steele, Brent Newby, Mike Madison, James Neat, Joshua Parrott and Jordan Parrott.

Visitation is today, Thursday, June 6 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

AUDREY MORRIS

Audrey Jean Morris, 56 of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday, May 27, 2013, in Lexington.

A native of Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of  Delbert Jr. and Dorcas Curtsinger Holt.

Other survivors include: two sons, Jamie (Mackenzie) Long and Jesse (Isabelle) Morris, both of Danville; one brother, Woody (Becky) Holt of Harrodsburg; a stepson, Ronnie (Nancy) Dale Morris of Harrodsburg; grandchildren: Bryson Long, Zacary Morris, Isiah Morris and two nephews, Jared and Joey Holt and a special friend, John Davis.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 1 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with David Stokes officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jared and Joey Holt, A. J. and Adam Curtsinger, Wayne Grimes and Jeff Price. Honorary bearers were Shawn, Tim and Chris Curtsinger and David Morris.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Cancer Fund, or the Mercer or Boyle County Animal Shelter.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

ROBERT PHILLIPS

Robert “Bobby” Phillips Sr., 83, widower of Carolyn Joyce Bruner Phillips, died Saturday, June 1, 2013 at his residence.

Born Feb. 2, 1930 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Henious Earl and Lillian May Burns Phillips Sr.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, was retired from Cudahy and worked for Youngblood Trucking Lines as a truck driver.  He was a member of the Harrodsburg Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn Diane (Danny) Preston of Burgin and Susan Carolyn (Gordon Jackson) Phillips of Harrodsburg; one son, William Thomas (Donna) Phillips of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Robert R. Phillips Jr.; four brothers, Raymond, William Cecil, Casper Lee and Henious Earl Phillips Jr. and two sisters, Louise Sims and Lima Holderman.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 5, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with James Chester officiating.  Burial with military honors was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Hawthorne, Jim Pearson, Bobby Carrier, Junior Sanders, Larry Kelly, Jeff Gullett and Perry Harp.  Members of the V.F.W. served as honorary pallbearers.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

DWAYNE QUARLES

Dwayne Quarles, 69, husband of Linda Quarles, formerly of Mercer County, died Monday, May 20, 2013 in Lubbock, Texas.

Born Aug. 23, 1943 in Beaumont, Texas, he was the son of Otis Lester “Bill” and Thelma Quarles. He was a graduate of Lovington High School in Lovington, N.M. and Eastern New Mexico University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam

Survivors in addition to his wife include a daughter, Angela (Brent) McDonald; a sister, Karen (Lowell) Stephens; two grandchildren, Abigail and Caleb and two nephews, Jeff and Greg Stephens.

A memorial service with Army honor guard was held on May 23rd in Lubbock.

PAID OBIT

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

BONNIE TAYLOR

Bonnie D. Taylor, 52, of Middletown, OH, formerly of Harrodsburg, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at her residence.

She was born May 31, 1960 in San Diego, CA to Evelyn (Leonard) and the late Dale Taylor.

She was a 1978 graduate of Harrodsburg High School, was a project manager for Wellpoint Corporation for 10 years, a member of Crosspoint Church of Christ and was an avid member of Voice of America.

Survivors include: her husband, Dennis Gibson of 29 years; mother, Evelyn Taylor of Middletown, formerly Harrodsburg; step-children, Jason Gibson, Megan Foster both of Winchester; and step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Dale Taylor.

A memorial service was held Sunday, June 2, 2013 at Crosspoint Church of Christ, 5630 State Route 122, Franklin, OH 45005.

Memorial contributions may be made to P.A.W.S., 2790 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., Middletown, OH 45042. Interment will be in the Spring  Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com.

Submitted by Sims Funeral Services of Harrodsburg.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 6,2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

WALTER VINYARD

Walter Glenn Vinyard Sr. 85, of Harrodsburg, widower of Dorothy May Vinyard, died Saturday, June 1, 2013.

Born March 15, 1928 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Merriman Vinyard. He was self-employed as a painter and was a member of the Southern Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Walter “Butch” (Sharon) Vinyard Jr., Ernie (Debbie) Vinyard and William E. (Phyllis) Vinyard; seven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Lee Vinyard; two brothers, Clarence and Billy Vinyard; five sisters, Martha Montgomery, Francis Nichols, Alice Seay, JoAnn Beldon and Tillie Vinyard.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, June 6 at 2 p.m. at Stith Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Releford officiating.

Visitation is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Thursday, June 6 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.stithfuneralhome.net.

(HH Thu Jun 6, 2013)

 

SANDRA WEATHERS

Sandra Lee Mundy Weathers, 61, of Perryville Road, Springfield, passed away at 7:50 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Kindred Hospital in Louisville.

She was born in Lebanon on March 17, 1952 to the late Acey Mundy and Edna Frances Graves Epps.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include: one son, Robert Weathers of Springfield; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, William Acey (Toyia) Mundy of Nashville; and six sisters, Charlotte Epps, Mary Hanley, Frances Epps and Eloris Young, all of Lexington, Arnetta Mays of Harrodsburg and Wanda Mundy of Tampa, Fla.

Preceding her in death were a son, James Edward Weathers; her grandmother, Elizabeth 'Mama' Graves; and her step-father, Simon Epps.

Funeral services were held Friday, May 31 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Windrell Hunn, Jr., the church pastor, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Gary Hearn, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Perryville.

Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Shirley Brewer, Martha Trigg, Carolyn Walker Fogle, Jackie Burton, Ruby Thompson, Bonnie Anderson and Louise Young.

Casket bearers were Simon Epps, John R. Epps, Carl Burton, Martin Graves, Anthony Thompson and LaBronze Poole.

Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(SS Wed Jun 5, 2013)

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 6,2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

HARVEY ANDERSON

Harvey Helm Anderson Jr., 73 of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, June 9, 2013.

Born in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Harvey Helm and Elizabeth Cordie Hardin Anderson. He served in the U. S. Army during Vietnam war. He was a retired employee of Sylvania.

He is survived by a sister,  Martha Ann Anderson of Harrodsburg; an aunt, Pauline Logue and an uncle, Reuben Hardin; special companion Chris Anderson and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, June 13 at 1 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

HELEN CARPENTER

Helen Watts Lester Carpenter, 90, widow of Maurice Pitman Carpenter, died June 9, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital.

Born Dec. 9, 1922 in Harrodsburg, she was the youngest of five children born to the late Minor and Zerilda Emily Watts Lester. She graduated from Rose Hill High School in 1940 and she began nursing school at the Nazareth School of Nursing at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. After her marriage in 1942, she transferred to Nazareth School of Nursing, Saints Mary and Elizabeth, in Louisville, graduating in 1944.

In 1950, she became one of the state’s first registered nurse anesthetists after training with Dr. Warren Sergent at Saint Joseph in Lexington. Known as “Carp” in the operating room, she worked at both Saint Joseph and Central Baptist Hospitals as a nurse anesthetist into the 1970’s.

During the 1960’s, she participated in some missions with a medical group from Saint Joseph providing minor elective surgeries for the Frontier Nursing Service in Hyden. She and her husband were one of the first residents of Meadowthorpe, moving there in 1951, and living there for 62 years. She loved to help people in their time of need, particularly medical, and loved her mother, her husband, children and grandchildren. She enjoyed all UK sports and Cincinnati Reds baseball, and she made tremendous Thanksgiving meals for her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Emily Watts Carpenter (Lawrence) Piercy; a son, Cecil Douglas (Mona)  Carpenter; grandchildren, Justin Maurice Piercy and Adam Lawrence Piercy; David Malcolm Carpenter and Jacob Cecil Carpenter; and great-granddaughter, Julia Leanne Piercy.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 12 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Malcolm G. Lunceford officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Perryville

Memorial contributions may be made to The Kentucky League for Nursing Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1579, Berea, KY  40403.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

LUCIANA ELLIS

Lucianna Moore “Lucy” Ellis, 76, of Harrodsburg, widow of Connie L. Ellis, died Thursday at the Harrodsburg Health Care Center.

Born in Jamestown, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Zola Hite Moore.

She was the Office Manager for Old Fort Harrod State Park.

Survivors include one daughter, Ann (Gary) Hatter; two sons: Darrell (Lori) Ellis and Jimmy (Tammy) Ellis, all of Harrodsburg three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a cousin, Patty Miller.

Funeral service were held Monday, June 10 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Keith Walden officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Carroll Wayne Perkins, John Barrington, Terry Currens, Frankie Reed, Barry Hicks and Bobby Reister.

Memorial donations may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, Habitat for Humanity or Heritage Hospice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

FRANK GOODLETT

Frank G. Goodlett, 66, passed on to heaven’s kingdom, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington following a long illness.

Born in Mercer County on Sept. 28, 1946, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Margaret Goodlett and one of 14 children.  He was an accomplished plumber, carpenter and handyman, often helping family and friends with remodeling and building projects.  He was employed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky for 32 years, serving in different capacities at the Kentucky State Hospital in Danville and in supervisory positions in facility and property management in Frankfort and Louisville. Notable achievements include his work on the transition of the Kentucky State Hospital to the Northpoint Corrections Facility and on the restoration project of the L&N building in Louisville. He, along with his wife, were the owners and operators of the Royal Acres family farm.

He was a gifted and talented musician, playing guitar and dobro for numerous bluegrass bands including The Bluegrass Kentuckians, Bluegrass Inc., Courthouse Square, Shades of Grass and Royal Blue. His musical abilities were further enriched by his remarkable lead and harmony vocals.  Early in his musical career, he was employed by the Renfro Valley Barn Dance in Mt. Vernon, Aunt Maudie’s in Cincinnati, Ohio and toured with the Grand Ole Opry Road Show.  He often performed his own renditions of George Jones songs at Chimney Rock Campground events.  Throughout his life he was featured on many recording projects and often performed many original songs which he wrote. His chronicled musical legacy will live on and be treasured gifts for those who loved and knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Emma Dell Royalty Goodlett; his daughter, Karen (Ric) Maxfield; and grandson, Phillip Maxfield, all of Salvisa; three brothers, Harold (Margaret) Goodlett and David Goodlett of Harrodsburg and Kenneth (Goldie) Goodlett of Versailles; three sisters, Brenda Goodlett, Rachel Goodlett and Opal (Virgil) Raley Payton of Harrodsburg, as well many other family members and dear friends and his two special dogs, Ginger and Harlan.

He is preceded in death by two grandsons, Robert Lewis and Francis Kyle Maxfield; brothers, Donnie Goodlett, Kenneth Raley, Bill Raley, James “Frog” Raley, Paul Goodlett, and James Goodlett; and sister, Imogene Goodlett Perry.

Fr. Peter Doddema will officiate a remembrance service and scattering of ashes beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Royal Acres Farm, 1403 Bondville Road, Salvisa.  A celebration of life gathering will follow the service and family, friends and bluegrass musicians are invited to attend and rejoice his life and legacy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Bluegrass, Fayette County Chapter, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504 or online at www.hospicebg.com.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to th family at www.clarklegacycenter.com.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

GUY GOODLETT

Guy Walter Goodlett Sr., 98, of Burgin, widower of Ruth Freeman Goodlett died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Masonic Home in Shelbyville.

Born April 8, 1915 in Jefferson County, he was the son of the late David Luther and Katherine Mae Phillips Goodlett. He was a retired plumbing contractor and real estate broker, was a U.S. Navy veteran of W.W.II and a lifetime member of the Burgin Christian Church, a member of the Mercer Masonic Lodge #777 F&AM since 1946, and also was a member of O.E.S. 309 since 1949. After retirement he spent several years as an artisan at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.

Survivors include three sons, Gerald (Barbara) Goodlett of Pewee Valley, Charles (Pat) Goodlett of Burgin and Guy (Georgia) Goodlett Jr. of Boise, Idaho; two daughters, Ara Katherine (Al) Lawrence of Brandenburg and Lessley Jo (Dick) Wood of Prospect; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, three nieces and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Sylvia Goodlett and three brothers, Lloyd Goodlett, O.B. Goodlett and Raymond Goodlett.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14 at the Burgin Christian Church with Rev. Josh Snyder officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. His grandsons and grandsons-in-law will serve as pallbearers. His granddaughters will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today, Thursday, June 13 at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Masonic Rites at 7 p.m., and  from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the Burgin Christian Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Burgin Christian Church Memorial Fund.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

TRUMAN MILLER

Truman Lee Miller, 67 of Madison County, formally of Boyle County died Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Lexington.

Born August 9, 1945 in Boyle County. Truman was a son of the late Estill Lee and Eva King Miller.

Truman was a member of Parksville Baptist Church. He loved art work and painting his own creations. A big part of Truman’s life was keeping his community clean and recycling. Truman got a great deal of enjoyment from giving to others; he loved to shop for that special gift for someone.

Truman’s survivors include: two sisters, Lola White of Harrodsburg and Wilma ( Cleo) Taylor of Perryville; six brothers, Mitchell G. (Reva) Miller of Stanford, Larry (Joyce) Miller of SC, Buford Miller of Danville, Norman Miller of Junction City, Tony Miller of Parksville, and Kenny Miller of Junction City. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

In addition to his parents, Truman was preceded in death by one brother, Elmer Thomas Miller and two sisters, Wanda and Morine Miller.

Services for Truman will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Wilder Funeral Home in Perryville by Revs. Keith Weldon and Jim Todd with burial in Parksville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Darrell and Marlin Taylor, Guy Reed, Ned and Frebert Honaker, Robert Bates and Cleo Taylor.

Morris Wilson will be an honorary pallbearer.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Parksville Baptist church.

You may visit Truman’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 13, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

TYLER PIERCE

Tyler Pierce, 28, of Danville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

Born June 12, 1984 in Danville, he was the son of Rose and Brent Pierce. He was a member of the Perryville Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his parents include one sister, Lindsey (Levi) Henderson of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Scott Pierce of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Jeff (Jennifer) Pierce of Somerset; several aunts and uncles, one niece Jensen Pierce,and one nephew Jake Pierce.

He was preceded in death by his girlfriend Ashley Nichole Broaddus, grandparents Ralph and Virginia Pierce and Hulan and Daisy Smith.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, at Stith Funeral Home  with Bro. Doug Davis officiating. Burial was in Parksville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cardinal Hill Hospital, Lexington Kentucky.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family atwww.stithfuneralhome.net.

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

MICHAEL ROBERTS

Michael Ray Roberts, 62, died Saturday, June 8, 2013.

Born Feb. 14, 1951 in Danville, he was the son of the late George and Margie Yates Roberts.

He and his father previously owned Roberts & Son Upholstery on Lebanon Road and was a welder.

Survivors include his sister, Alice (Jerry) Britton of Harrodsburg and one nephew, Donald Ray Baugh of Danville, as well as many cousins and friends.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 12 at Danville Memorial Gardens Chapel.

Memorial Contributions are suggested to the Danville-Boyle County Humane Society, 777 N. Danville Bypass, Danville, KY 40422

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.preston-pruitt.com.

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

JACK ROYALTY

Jack Royalty, 75, husband of Betty Green Royalty, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Baptist Health Lexington.

Born Aug. 17, 1937 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Garnett and Christine Morrisey Royalty. He was retired from the VA Hospital and was a member and choir participant of Faith Fellowship of Lexington.

Survivors in addition to his wife include a son, Kevin Royalty; daughter, Jacqueline (Thomas) Kennedy; three brothers, William, Terry and Jerry Royalty, all of Harrodsburg; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral service were held Friday, June 8 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. William Turner and Rev. Jeff Sames officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity.  

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

VIOLA SNELLEN

Viola Grace Hale Snellen, wife of Bill Snellen, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Tucson Medical Center Hospital, Hospice Unit, Tucson, Ariz., after a long illness.

Born May 25, 1926 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Mae Yates and Foster Hale.

Following High School, Vi attended school in Louisville, where she worked for 15 years for a leading law firm.

Vi raised her family in Raleigh, N.C. She was an active leader in the Girl Scouts and was known for sharing her garden goodies and her homemade jams and preserves with her elderly neighbors and for knitting beautiful afghans. She retired to Tucson, Ariz. spending time enjoying her dogs and her books.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Resa Coleman of Chapel Hill, N.C.; a brother, Bernice (Doris) Hale of Mt. Washington,; two sisters, Nancy  and Sandra Hale, both of Lexington; nephews Kevin Hale, Craig Hale and Jeff Hale and a niece, Carla Montgomery.

Vi was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Walter Coleman, a brother, Bruce Hale and a niece, Cathy LeFever of Louisville.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials contributions may be made to Hospice or the Humane Society.

Special thanks to the Tucson Medical Center for the personal care and attention Vi received. The family would also like to give special thanks to Vi’s friends Mary and Jerry Nickerson, and Phyllis and Alan Kidder of Tucson, for their help and support.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

IRENE TATE

Irene Treadway Tate, 65, Lebanon, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on January 13, 1948.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Sarah Bell Treadway; two brothers, James and Derrell Treadway; and four sisters, Mattie Griffin, Inez Brown, Edna Lones, and Nana Mae Blakey.

Survivors include: her husband, Shelby Tate of Lebanon; three sons, Melvin Wayne Treadway, Shelby Eugene Tate, and Buddy Tate Jr., all of Lebanon; two daughters, Pamela Ballard of Bardstown and Brenda Bullock of Brodhead; a brother, Earl Treadway of Harrodsburg; a sister, Clearice Griffin of Houstonville; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, at Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home, Lebanon, with burial in Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery. Bro. Jim Humes officiated.

Pallbearers were Curtis Griffin, Robert Delany, Robert Tate, Wayne Smothers, James Hardin Jr., and Shelby Gene Tate.

Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 13, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

JASE TATE

Jase Lee Tate, infant, passed away Sunday. June 9. Family and friends welcome Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Salvisa Baptist Church.

Condolences may be shared via the facebook page “Prayers for Baby Jase”.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

GEORGE VANARSDALL JR.

George Washington VanArsdall Jr., 81, of Danville died Saturday June 8, 2013 at Charleston Health Care.

Born October 27, 1931 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late George W. and Alice Louise Devine VanArsdall Sr.

He graduated in the class of 1949 from Danville High School. George served in the Army National Guard. He retired after 30 years as an electrician for Corning Glass and Phillips Lighting. For 50 years was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.

He was predeceased by a brother, J. W. VanArsdall, a sister, Bessie VanArsdall Coffman and his first wife, Kathleen VanWinkle VanArsdall.

He is survived by: his wife, Judy Horton VanArsdall; two sons, Victor (Sueticia) VanArsdall and Billy (Michelle) VanArsdall; three daughters, Jackie (Robb) Raines, Kim VanArsdall and Tina (David) Roney; 11 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the Gethsemane Baptist Church. Rev. Mark Peyton, Rev. Steve James and Rev. Clyde Strunk will officiate. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Lyle Evans, Ronnie Byrd, Jimmie Lair , Everett Stafford, Johnny Wayne VanArsdall, Earl Pinkston, Craig Bell and Kelly Boston.

Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Gethsemane Baptist Church, Billy Mills, Alfred Wilson, Lennie Shepperson and grandsons.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Gethsemane Baptist Church.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 13, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

GERALD WARREN

Gerald R. Warren, 84, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington.

Born May 24, 1929 in Burgin, he was the son of the late Harlan Warren and Georgia Meredith Gorham. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, was a retired delivery driver for Wheel and Axle Company in Lexington, and was a member of the Shawnee Run Baptist Church.

Survivors include his half-sister, Lorain Thompson-Gaiser of Farmington Hills, Mich.; two half-brothers, Earl Dean Gorham of Lexington and Billy Warren of Harrodsburg and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Shawnee Run Baptist Church with Dr. Ralph Neal officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Shawnee Run Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kenny Carey, Scottie Anderson, Chad Beasley, Billy Minton, Gene Strickland and Johnny Lee Meredith.

Honorary pallbearers will be Angela Russell, Wanda Reeves, Mary Minton, Kelly Moore, Kelly Smith, Betty Bell and Diana Hart.

Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, June 13 and after 9 a.m. Friday at the Shawnee Run Baptist Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Shawnee Run Baptist Church Adult Men’s Sunday School Class, 1490 Shakertown Road, Harrodsburg, Ky. 40330.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jun 13, 2013)

 

JUSTIN WILLIAMS

Justin Michael Williams, 22, of Salvisa died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington.

He was born October 27, 1990, the son of Dennis David Williams and his wife Tara of Salvisa and the late Christerbell Rae Sharpe Williams.

Justin was a 2008 graduate of Mercer County High School, a former employee of McAllister's Deli in Lexington, and enjoyed fishing and martial arts.

Justin is also survived by: a sister, Kelsey (William) Massie of Harrodsburg; a brother, Evan Williams of Salvisa; a niece, Christa Massie; paternal grandparents Gina Williams of SC and Roy and Annis Pawlowski of FL; and his maternal grandfather Maxie Sharpe of SC.

The family has chosen cremation and will have a private memorial service at their home.

The Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 13, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

JUDY BAKER

Judy Harmon Baker, 58, of Parksville died Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in Danville. She was the wife of Melvin Baker.

Born August 14, 1954 in Washington County she was a daughter of the late Marvin T. and Beatrice Mason Harmon.

Judy was a retired employee of Bluegrass Ultra Transit and a member of Mitchellsburg Baptist church. Judy loved gardening, cutting wood, working with her chickens, fishing and collecting dolls. She took a great deal of pride in her volunteer work with the Parksville Rescue. She most of all loved spending time with her family.

In addition to her husband, Judy is survived by: one son and his wife, Tom and Nancy Baker of Perryville; one daughter and her husband, Tammy M. and John “Bull” Tamme of Parksville; one sister and her husband, Bonnie and Danny Fowler of Mackville; two brothers, David “Talk” (Linda Settles) Harmon of Mercer County amd Mitchell and Kitty Harmon of Mercer Coumy; two grandchildren, Michael and Sarah Elizabeth Lane. Also surviving is her beloved dog, Petie.

Services for Judy were conducted Friday, June 14, 2013, at the Wilder Funeral Home in Perryville by Rev. Keith Weldon with burial in Parksville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Gary and John Pike, Randy and Ronnie Steele, Michael Lane, Bull Tamme, Denver St. Louis, and Jeff Reardon.

You may visit Judy’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 20, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

FRED BLAKE

Fred Lee Blake, 74, husband of May Blake, died Friday, June 14, 2013 at Lebanon Village in Lebanon.

Born in Owsley County, he was the son of the late Claude and Mable B. Blake, He was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond and retired as a Sergeant from the Lexington Police Department. He was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge #4 and the Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge #34 in Winchester. Fred worked for the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau at Keeneland for 15 years and was a longtime member of Grapevine Christian Church in Harrodsburg.

Survivors in addition to his wife include five children, Lee Anna (Rodney) Becknell and a granddaughter raised as a daughter, Natalie Blake, both of Lexington, Vickie (Jeff) Ebbing and Tari (Terry) Reams, both of Hamilton, Ohio and Brenda Riley of California; one brother, Jack (Rosemary) Blake of Lexington, S.C.; two sisters, Janice (Bill) Bryan and Madeline (Rod) Himrod; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jamie Blake.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, June 20 at 4 p.m. at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home in Lexington with Pastor Tommy Howard officiating.

Visitation is today, Thursday, June 20 from 1 p.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lexington Alzheimer’s Association 465 E. High St. Lexington, KY 40507 or the Fraternal Order of the Police, BG Lodge 4, 1097 Duval St, Lexington, KY 40515.

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

HAROLD CHILTON

Harold Wayne Chilton, 50, of Salvisa, husband of Rebecca Prather Chilton, died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Baptist Health in Lexington

Born in Harrodsburg, he was the son of Thelma Martin McDonald and Melvin Harold Chilton. He was the owner and operator of Chilton’s Lawn Care and Maintenance.

Survivors in addition to his parents and wife include two daughters, Bethanie Cherie (Jonathon) Barr of Harrodsburg and Aleshia Michelle Chilton of Skiatook, Okla.; three sons, Michael Wayne Chilton, Aaron Len Chilton and Austin Levi Chilton, all of Salvisa; two brothers, Kevin Dale (Amanda) Chilton of Chaplin and Christopher Douglas (Katrina) Chilton of Harrodsburg; three step sons, Justin Lee (Tara) Johnson, Christopher Tyler Goodlett and Dakota James Goodlett, all of Harrodsburg and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Derek Baker officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Steve Caton, Anthony Carrier, Jeff Simpson, Larry Wayne Cox, Tommy Brummett, Brian Murphy, Brian Maliano and Tyler Goodlett.

Memorial donations may be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

JACKIE COLE

Jackie Sue Howard Cole, 58, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Mt. Sterling, died Friday evening, June 7, 2013 at her residence.

She was born in Springfield, OH on September 17, 1954 to the late Ernie and Mary Elizabeth Otten Howard.

Jackie was a member of the Harrodsburg Pioneer Baptist Church. She was a true animal lover and a devoted owner and breeder of many German Shepherds.

Survivors include: her husband of 34 years, Ronnie Dale Cole of Harrodsburg; one brother, Herman Howard (Brenda) of Means; one sister, Mary Frances Howard of Jeffersonville; one nephew, Matthew Carpenter of Mt. Sterling.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a niece, Madison Calvert.

Private family services will be held.

Coffman-Adams Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 20, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

DORIS FREEMAN

Doris Freeman, 92 of Lebanon, Ohio passed peacefully Saturday, June 15, 2013 at her residence.

Born Nov. 5, 1920 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of Garfield and Annie Bunnell Freeman and was a loving daughter, sister and aunt. She was the Valedictorian of the Harrodsburg High School Class of 1937 and was a telephone operator during the days of operator connected calls and party lines, then office manager at the United Telephone Company in Lebanon, Ohio.

She was a member of the Oregonia Homemakers Club and the Oregonia-Harveysburg United Methodist Church.  For many of her career years at the United Telephone Company, she lived in downtown Lebanon and frequented the Golden Lamb, Best Cafe and the Village Ice Cream Parlor. She truly loved her community and lived in Lebanon since she was 17 years old.

Survivors include a special nephew, Gerald (Janet) Freeman and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Willard, Dudley and Claude and sisters Jenny, Verna and Mary (Pete).

Graveside services are today, Thursday, June 20 at 11 a.m. in the Spring Hill Cemetery with Dr. Ralph Neal officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

MOSSIE MURPHY

Mossie Marie Murphy, 76, wife of Thomas E. Murphy, Jr. of Nicholasville, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Lexington.

Born Feb. 22, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Sarah Hearn Lewis. She was a retired employee of the V. R. Wesson Fansteel in Lexington and a member of the Elm Fork Christian Church.

Survivors in addition to her husband include one son, Gary (Donna) Murphy of Lexington; five daughters, Carolyn (David) Simpson of Lexington, Alma (Michael) Murphy of Nicholasville, Kathy Riley of Nicholasville, Myra Dison of Versailles and Rhonda (George) McClure of Nicholasville; two brothers, David and Charles Lewis; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Kester Earl Lewis and one sister, Hazel Lewis Brumback.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 22 at 1 p.m.  at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Dayton officiating.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Ray, Sean Simpson, Brian Power, Grant McClure, Jordan McClure and Christopher Simpson. Honorary pallbearers will be Dustin and Phillip Collins

Visitation is Friday, June 21, 5 to 8 p.m. and after 7 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

WILLIAM SIMPSON

William Taylor Simpson, 73, of Harrodsburg, widower of Patsy Jackson Simpson, died Friday, June 14, at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

Born in Washington County, he was the son of the late Taylor A. and Bertha Esther Corn Simpson. He served in the Army National Guard and was a retired employee of Phillips Lighting and Corning.

Survivors include two daughters, Billie Ann (Jeff) Kyle of Simpsonville, and Janet (Timothy) Reed of Harrodsburg; two sons, Marshall (Jody) Simpson, and James C. Simpson, both of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Lettie Mae Royalty of Louisville and Lula J. Peel of Nicholasville; one brother, Marcus Dwight (Brenda) Simpson of Washington County; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny Simpson, T. H. Simpson and James D. Simpson and a sister, Catherine Bruner.

Funeral service were held Tuesday, June 18 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Harley Humfleet, Larry Camic and Ronnie Ping officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery with military honors.

Pallbearers were Corey and Kelly Simpson, Mackenzie Kyle, Whitney Simpson, Austin Lyons, Christian Reed, Tiffany Reed, Amber Atkinson, Heather Eldridge, Matthew Simpson, Katie Simpson, Sarai Carmack and Brantani Keys.

Memorial donations may be sent to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

VIOLA SNELLEN

Viola Grace Hale Snellen, wife of Bill Snellen, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Tucson Medical Center Hospital, Hospice Unit, Tucson, Ariz., after a long illness.

Born May 25, 1926 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Mae Yates and Foster Hale.

Following High School, Vi attended school in Louisville, where she worked for 15 years for a leading law firm.

Vi raised her family in Raleigh, N.C. She was an active leader in the Girl Scouts and was known for sharing her garden goodies and her homemade jams and preserves with her elderly neighbors and for knitting beautiful afghans. She retired to Tucson, Ariz. spending time enjoying her dogs and her books.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Resa Coleman of Chapel Hill, N.C.; a brother, Bernice (Doris) Hale of Mt. Washington,; two sisters, Nancy and Sandra Hale, both of Lexington; a sister-in-law, Nancy Cox; nephews Kevin Hale, Craig Hale and Jeff Hale and a niece, Carla Montgomery.

Vi was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Walter Coleman, a brother, Bruce Hale and a niece, Cathy LeFever of Louisville.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials contributions may be made to Hospice or the Humane Society.

Special thanks to the Tucson Medical Center for the personal care and attention Vi received. The family would also like to give special thanks to Vi’s friends Mary and Jerry Nickerson, and Phyllis and Alan Kidder of Tucson, for their help and support.

Paid Obit

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

Military Rites

HARVEY ANDERSON

Douglas Laws Post #52, American Legion, Post #6935, VFW and DAV Post #54 conducted military rites for Harvey Anderson Thursday, June 16, 2013, at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Those in attendance were Curtis Sherrow, Allen Teele, Buddy Howells, Scott Gillock, Howard Nichols, Jack Mattingly, Joe Harlow and Phillip Franz.

David Best served as bugler, and SSG Dustin A. Arnold and PFC Christopher M. Coiner, both stationed at Fort Knox, also attended the ceremony.

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

ROBERT PHILLIPS SR.

Douglas Laws Post #52, American Legion, Post #6935, VFW and DAV Post #54 conducted military rites for Robert “Bobby” Phillips Sr. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Those in attendance were Curtis Sherrow, Floyd Shirley, Earl Sherrow, Allen Teele, Buddy Howells, Scott Gillock, Howard Nichols, Jack Mattingly and Joe Harlow.

Capt. John Kwiek and Cdt. Loagan Forrest from the HHC 103rd BSB also attended the ceremony.

(HH Thu Jun 20, 2013)

 

JOSEPH BRADLEY

Joseph Lonnie Bradley, 19, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

Born in Lexington, he was the son of James Samuel (Kathy) Bradley and Lana Cook (Greg) Hodge. He was a student at University of Kentucky, a member of the UK Men’s Choir and a talented fire spinner.

Survivors in addition to his parents include a sister, Kimberly Sapp of Burgin; a brother, Jeremy Sapp of Harrodsburg; grandparents, Joe and Faye Cook of Frankfort and Ray and Diane Hodge of Nicholasville; nephews, Jacob and John Luke and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, the Rev. Lonnie and Billie Bradley.

Funeral service were held Saturday, June 22 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Larry Holbrook officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bailey Joyce, Jonathan Murphy, Jeremy Sapp, Jeremy Mitchell, Michael Cooley and Brad Nally. Honorary pallbearers were Jay Mattingly, Richie Hamilton, Michael Osbourne, Joe Nally, Joe Cook and Greg Hodge.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Red Cross Blood Bank.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)

 

ETTA BUGG

Etta Mae Bugg, 59 widow of Fred Bugg Jr., of Harrodsburg, died Friday, June 21, 2013 at her residence.

Born in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Garnett and Mary Frances Gayheart Whittaker. She attended Mt. Pleasant Church and worked at Walmart.

Survivors include a son, Garney Bugg of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Gayle (J.W.) Fister of Lexington, Shirley (Billy) Taylor and Wanda (Steve) Crane, both of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Dan (Kathy) Whittaker and Bill Dean Whittaker, both of Harrodsburg,  and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Wayne, John and Jackie Whittaker.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 24 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel  with Derek Baker officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Patrick Hilbert, Steve Keebortz, Kevin Lewis, Tim Darland, Lamont Linton, Chris Goodlett, Bo Goodlett and Barry Bandy.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)

 

STEVE CLAUNCH

Steve Claunch, 64, of Harrodsburg, formally of Boyle County died Friday, June 21, 2013 in Harrodsburg.

Born September 26, 1948 in Mercer County he was a son of Daphna Elswick Claunch of Perryville and the late Paul Claunch.

Steve was a member of the Perryville United Methodist Church and a retired employee of Corning Glass Works in Harrodsburg.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by: one daughter and her husband, Dana and Michael Padgett of Harrodsburg; one son and his wife, Rodney and Michelle Claunch of Louisiana; two brothers and their wives, Daniel and Nellie Claunch of Perryville, Stanley and Terri Claunch of Danville; three grandchildren, Hunter Claunch, Hayden and Landon Padgett. Steve is also survived by his long time companion, Allison Claunch.

Services for Steve wwere held Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the Wilder Funeral Home, Perryville with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Pallbearers for Steve will be Jacob Gibson, Zakery Smith, Donald James, Marc, Jay and Keith Claunch

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Perryville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 35, Perryville, Kentucky 40468

You may visit Steve’s online guestbook at www.wilderfh.com

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 27, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

BRENDA COLLIER

Brenda K. Collier, 64, died Sunday, June 23, 2013 at her residence.

Born Sept. 14, 1948 in Nelson County, she was the daughter of the late George Albert Hellard and Orpha Mae Case. She was a retired Corning Human Resources employee and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Christopher ‘Chris’ Collier of Lexington; one sister, Pauline M. Davenport of Shelbyville and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Shelley Collier and a sister, Ruth Waldridge.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 28 at 1 p.m. at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with John Kesel officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be  Irvin Hendren, Wendell Hendren, Hobert Cheatham, Joe Monson, Alvin Guinn and Kenneth Hurst. Honorary pallbearers will be Emma King, Ann Huffman, Betty Castillo, Wandola Sparrow, Frankie Huffman, B.J. Sullivan, Brittley Hurst, Pam Sadler, Betty Steele, Janice Bottom and Patricia Hardin.

Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today, Thursday June 27 and after 7 a.m. Friday at funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)

 

EVELYN GRITTON

Evelyn Gritton, 87, of Harrodsburg, died Friday, June 21 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late John Lee and Hazel Coker Casey. She was retired from Corning Glass Works and was a member of the Grapevine Christian Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda (Ronnie) Miller; three sisters, Bonnie Casey, Dorothy Turner and Shirley Claunch; two granddaughters, four great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Warner and two brothers, Chester and Alfred Casey.

Funeral service were held Tuesday, June 25 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Claude Waldridge officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Troy Gowins, Larry Miller, Keith Miller, Donnie Followell, Mike Turner and Terry Turner.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the charity of your choice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)

 

BILLIE HENDREN

Billie Ruth Hendren, 89, of Harrodsburg, died Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the Thompson Hood Veteran’s center in Wilmore. Arrangements are pending at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)

 

THOMAS HILL

Thomas N. “Tommie” Hill, 87, of Harrodsburg, widower of Frances Devine Hill, died Thursday, June 20 at his residence.

Born in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late James and Susie Pruitt Hill. He was a World War II Army Veteran, a farmer and a retired forklift operator for Corning Glass and was a member at Salt River Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol (Billy) Beavers of Harrodsburg and Polly (David) Warner; two sons, Jack (Patty) Hill of Harrodsburg and Gary (Brenda) Hill of McKinney, 10 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Johnnie Hill; a sister, Sara C. Lyons and a great-grandchild, Branson Taylor Warner-Cummins.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 23 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with David Evans and Tim Gray officiating. Burial with military honors was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Darrell Beavers, Scott Beavers, Jimmy Hill, Chris Ross, Corey Wardrip and William Anderson. Honorary pallbearers were Gage Beavers, Nate Beavers, Kody Ross, Garrett Horn, Kevin Jones, Kristopher Jones, Cole Jones, Gary Durr, Jesse Johnson, Floyd Lyons, Bruce Purdom, Donnie Followell, Timmy Devine, Mark Bugg, Stevie Bugg, Eugene Bugg and Frank Kemplin.

Memorial contributions may be sent to American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or Gideon’s.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)

 

WILLIE LUCAS

Former Hanover Chief of Police Willie Edward Lucas Jr., age 67, of Harrodsburg, husband of Sharon Marie Pennington Lucas, died Thursday, June 20 at his residence.

He was born July 27, 1945 in Whitesburg, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Willie Edward Sr. and Geneva Phillips Lucas. He was raised in Whitesburg and graduated high school there. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked at Williamson Heater for five years. He then served as Chief of Police for 17 1/2 years for the Town of Hanover. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 and the Fraternal Order of Police Stacks of Power Lodge and Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.

Survivors include a daughter, Christina Watterson (Jeremy Angus) Lucas of Madison, Ind.; his sister, Linda Donovan and her husband, Bill of Jeffersonville, Indiana; his father in law and mother in law: Lindburg and Shirley Williams Couch of Deputy, Indiana; four grandchildren, in-laws Henrietta (Jerry Faris) Patton of Hanover, Ind, Carolyn (Ken) Salkeld of Scott County, Ind., Barb (Rob) Sims of Hanover, Ind., Raymond (Lisa) Pennington of Canaan, Ind.; Lynn (Michelle) Pennington of Lexington, Ind., Kenny (Rhonda) Pennington of Columbus, Ohio; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Gay Lucas.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 26 at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Ind. with Rev. J.D. Traylor officiating.

Military honors are today, Thursday, June 27 at 11 a.m. at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Chapel, in Madison, Ind. and will be performed by members of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Fraternal Order of Police Stacks of Power Lodge conducted services Wednesday at the funeral centre.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.morgan-nay.com.

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)

 

MARVIN ROBINSON

Marvin Wesley "Pee Wee" Robinson, 78, Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Heritage Hall Health Care Center.

He was born in Anderson County to the late William "Doc" and Raye Black Robinson.

He was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 37 years; an employee of Bill Black's Lakeside Drive-In; Kroger; Family Affair Restaurant; Lawrenceburg Flower Shop; and construction. Pee Wee was a member of First Baptist Church; Believers Sunday School Class; Hims of Harmony; church choir; and a former deacon. He was a member of Lawrenceburg Optimist Club; a 1952 graduate of Anderson County High School; and was active in Anderson County Parks and Recreation Little League Sports Program; and the Anderson County High School Football Chain Gang.

He is survived by: his wife of 57 years, Pat Cammack Robinson; three daughters, Amy Jane Tucker, Anne Wesley (Bobby) Hardin, Lawrenceburg and Elizabeth Lee "Beth" (Charles) Hazelwood, Salvisa; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a so-in-law, Charles Edward Tucker Jr. and a sister, Juanita Sullivan.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 24, 2013 at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert F. Ehr officiating. Burial will followed Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601 or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 111 North Main Street, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Casketbearers were grandchildren, great grandchildren, and Charles Hazelwood, Bobby Hardin, Brian Lewis, and John Marshall.

Honorary bearers were Jerry Cammack, Charles Cammack, Larry Barnett, Larry Basham, Gary Lawson, Steve Barriger, Doug Black, Howard Ray Sullivan, Tom Sullivan, Rex Riley and Believers Sunday School Class.

Gash Memorial Chapel in charge of arrangements.

      (Note: This obituary was not included in the June 27, 2013 issue of the Harrodsburg Herald)

 

JAMES SKIMERHORN

      Mr. James David Skimerhorn, 43, of Willisburg, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at his home.

      He was born in Harrodsburg, on December 5, 1969 to James Connie and Judy Carol Curtsinger Skimerhorn.

      He was a member of the Rockbridge Baptist Church and an employee of the Washington County Road Department.

      Survivors include: a son, Cody Skimerhorn of Georgetown; his parents, Connie and Judy Skimerhorn of Willisburg; a brother, Kevin Skimerhorn (Vicky) of Springfield; a nephew, Brody Skimerhorn; a special friend, Linda Trent of Willisburg; a step-son, Austin Trent of Taylorsville and step-granddaughter, Autumn Trent.

      Funeral services were held Saturday, June 22, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Terry McIlvoy, pastor of the Rockbridge Baptist Church, officiating.

      Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

 

MARGARET WELDON

Margaret Mae Weldon, 91, of Harrodsburg, widow of John C. Weldon, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Extended Care Unit.

Born June 18, 1922 in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late James Oliver and Virgie Ethel Ross Nield. She was a member of the Salt River Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, John A. Weldon of Salvisa; two daughters, Janice (Ralph) Griswold of College Station, Texas and Adrainne (Tony) Giles of Harrodsburg; one brother, Norman (Alta) Nield of Boyle County, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, three great- great-grandchildren, four step great-grandchildren and nine step great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Christy Weldon; one sister, Juanita Perry and one brother, Kenneth Nield.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 2, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Dave Evans officiating. Burial is in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Allen Mitchell, Jason Dale Mitchell, Anthony Daniel Giles, Ricky Earl Robbins, Jason Robert Schmidt, Robert Wayne Holliday and Bobby Keith Kendrick.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013 and after 7 a.m.  Tuesday, July 2, at the funeral home.

While flowers are welcome, memorial contributions may take the form of donations to one’s favorite charity.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.alexanderandroyalty.com.

(HH Thu Jun 27, 2013)