HAROLD GOODLETT

Harold Goodlett, 75, of Harrodsburg, husband of Margaret Turner Goodlett, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at his home.

Born Nov. 14, 1942, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Lane) Goodlett.

He was a retired plumber, was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church, and was a Kentucy Colonel.

Survivors in addition to his wife include: one daughter, Joyce Swann of Nicholasville; one son, Bo (Cindy) Goodlett of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Rachel and Brenda Goodlett of Harrodsburg; one brother, David Goodlett of Harrodsburg; one half-sister, Opal Peyton, of Harrodsburg; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Donnie Goodlett, three half brothers, Bill, Kenneth, and James (Frog) Raley.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with James Harley and Derek Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, Salvisa. 

Visitation will be at 11 a.m. on  Friday, Nov. 16 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

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

(HH Thu Nov 15, 2018)

 

GLADYS LEWIS

Gladys Lewis, 96, of Harrodsburg, widow of James A. Lewis, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at her home. 

Born Aug. 3, 1922, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late James and Beulah Merryman Currens.

She was a member of the Pioneer Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Survivors include: one daughter, JoAnn (Butch) Merchant of Harrodsburg; one son, Bobby (Brenda) Lewis of Harrodsburg; one sister, Louise Smock of Harrodsburg; three brothers, Jimmy (Margaret) Currens and Eldorse (Doris) Currens, both of Harrodsburg, and Lee (Shirley) Currens of South Carolina; one sister-in-law, Omega Currens; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five siblings, Jake Currens, John Haskell Currens, Louis Robards Currens, Bernice Carr and Flossie Renner.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 12, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Brandon Carrier officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bryant and Jordan Merchant, Kevin and Daryl Lewis, John Logue, Jon Jon Logue, Logan Lewis and Jackson Tucker Slaven.  Honorary bearers were Bridget, Hannah and Rachael Logue, Pam, Ally and Jennifer Merchant and Brandy Lewis. 

Memorials contributions  are suggested to the charity of one’s choice.

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

(HH Thu Nov 15, 2018)

 

JAMES MCMURRY

James Owen McMurry, 59, of Salvisa, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at his residence. 

Born May 17, 1959, in Mercer County, he was the son of Betty Coker Watts of Lawrenceburg and the late James E. McMurry Jr. 

As a child, he attended and was a member of Bohon Christian Church and more recently attended and was a member of Ebenezer Church of Christ. He enjoyed raising chickens and ducks, hunting and watching car races.

Survivors, besides his mother, include: one daughter, Katrina (Michael Cain) McMurry of Liberty; four sisters, Kathy (Randy) McMurry of Ezel, Melony (David) Hisle of Georgetown, Myra Morgan of Harrodsburg and Cindy (Lynn) Gilkison of Salvisa; his lifelong companion, Pamela McMurry of Salvisa; one aunt, Darcye Wohner of Springfield; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews, and his beloved Jack Russell “My Lady.”

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Quenton Taylor McMurry.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Joel Odell officiating.  Burial was in Ebenezer Church of Christ Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Omer Moore, John Tamme, Mark Darnall, Ben League, Michael Cain, Robbie Coker and David Hisle.

Honorary pallbearers were Michael Medley, Calvin Darnall, David Darnall, Lynn Gilkison, Randy Maloney, Matthew Snipes and nieces and nephews.

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

Paid Obit

(HH Thu Nov 15, 2018)

 

JOHN MILTON JR.

John W. Milton Jr., 96, of Harrodsburg, husband of Gertrude Lowe Milton, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at his home.

Born Oct. 13, 1922, in Washington County, he was the son of the late J.W. and Lena Coyle Milton Sr.

He was a retired farmer, an Army veteran of World War II, attended Campbellsville Junior College and was a member of the Mackville Baptist Church.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include: one daughter, Anne Lowe (Phillip Edward) Meader of Harrodsburg;  one sister, Inelle M. Mobley of Owensboro, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 12, at the Mercer Church of Christ with William Dayton and Darrell Hahn officiating. Burial was in Peter Cemetery, in Mackville. 

Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Memorials contributions are suggested to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422 or to Mercer Church Of Christ, 1200 Louisville Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

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

(HH Thu Nov 15, 2018)

 

DOROTHY PERKINS

Dorothy Perkins, 83, of Harrodsburg, wife of Bobby Allen Perkins, died Sunday; Nov. 11, 2018, at the Willows in Harrodsburg.

Born Dec. 19, 1934, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Jessie B. and the late Gillie Ann Sagracy Tingle.

She was a member of the Mt. Freedom Church and retired as a machine operator for Modine Manufacturing.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, include: five daughters, Nancy (Steve) Ransdell, Sharon Britton, Teresa (Terry) Yates and Melinda Moungey, all of Harrodsburg, and and Peggy (Ronnie) Dean of Springfield; two sisters, Elizabeth Sanders of Springfield and Martha Willard of Bradfordsville; three brothers, Tommy (Margaret) Tingle of Elizabethtown, Charles (Bonita) Tingle of Harrodsburg and Richard (Lana) Tingle of Harrodsburg; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Allen and Bobby Glen Perkins, one brother, Ray Tingle, two sisters, Martha Nally and Mae Yates.

Funeral services are today, Thursday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with  John McDaniel  officiating.  Burial is in the Willisburg Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Brian Sallee, Brent Dean, Will Farthing, Randy Robinson, Tom Gullion, Jason Gaddis, Cory Gullett and Bill Bugg.

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

(HH Thu Nov 15, 2018)

 

EDDIE SANFORD

Eddie Sanford, 66, of Harrodsburg, husband of Teresa Hall Sanford, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at his home. 

Born Aug. 8, 1952, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Sarah Jordan Sanford.

He was a retired concrete contractor and co-owner of E&J Construction, was a member of the Salvisa Baptist Church, was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the NRA.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include: two daughters, Sarah (Adam) Curtsinger and Shirley Sanford, both of Harrodsburg; one son, Jim (Shauna) Sanford of Harrodsburg; one sister, Anne (Huston) Burkhead of Mt. Eden; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Jonathan Jones, Jerry Browning and Jonathan Bennett officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tony and Jess Devine, Joe and  Gunnar Fister, John and Alan Burkhead, Kerry Meredith, and Michael Paul Huffman. Honorary bearers were Zac and Cole Curtsinger, Jacob and Gabe Sanford, Jaycie Sanford, Jimmy and Chuck Cecil, Jimmy “Yogi” Yeager and Chris Hill. 

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

(HH Thu Nov 15, 2018)