HAZEL HELM

Hazel L. Helm, 94, Burgin, widow of James H. Helm Sr., died Monday, September 21, 2020, at the Harrodsburg Health & Rehab Center.  Born February 12, 1926, in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Hettie Jane (Rexroat) DeFeet. She was a retired seamstress at Cricketeer Mfg., was a member of the Harrodsburg Community Church, a former member of the Burgin Get Together Homemaker Club and the Burgin Fire Auxiliary.

 

Survivors include: three sons, J. H. (Teresa) Helm, Jr. of Richmond, John Robert (Rosemary) Helm of Harrodsburg, and Roger Dean (LuAnn) Helm of Lexington;eight  grandchildren; seven great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Young, and three siblings, Ruby Riley, Robert and Raymond DeFeet.

Graveside services 2:30 PM, Wed., Sept. 23, 2020, at the Burgin Memorial Garden by Terry Morrison. Visitation will be 12 noon - 2 PM Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel, Harrodsburg.

Pallbearers:  Jonathan, Daniel, & Brian Helm, Clinton and J. B. Young, and Leon Benham. Honorary bearers are grandchildren & great grandchildren. 

Memorials are suggested to: Harrodsburg Community Church, 1501 Danville Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380.

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

 

 

 

BRUCE HAMON

Bruce L. Hamon, 83, Harrodsburg, husband of Carolyn Blankenship, died Sunday, September 20, 2020, at the Baptist Health , Lexington.  Born April 15, 1937, in Clark Co., he was the son of the late Ellis and Corsa (Combs) Hamon. He was a retired Engineer for Delta Natural Gas.

Other survivors include: one sister: Maxine Handziak of Georgetown; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Jewell, and Samuel Earl Hamon.

Graveside services will be held 12 PM (CT), Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at the Mt. Union Methodist Church Cemetery, Scottsville, KY.

Memorials are suggested to: American Heart Fund or American Cancer Society - Relay for Life.

Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel, where expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHARON PRICE

Sharon Kaye Ryan Price, 58, wife of Billy Ray Price of Stanford, died Friday Sept. 18, 2020 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, KY.  She was born Aug. 26, 1962 in Harrodsburg to the late Jack & Mary Eudena Brown Ryan.  She was a homemaker and a member of Hustonville Baptist Church.  She enjoyed working in her flowers, spending time with her grandchildren and serving as a volunteer at The Hustonville Food Bank.

Additional survivors include: one son B.J. (Tobi) Price of Junction City, one daughter Daphnie Dawn (Owen) Woodrum of Stanford; four brothers Norman (Norma) Ryan, and Gary (Pam) Ryan both of Harrodsburg, Timmy Ryan and Ricky Ryan both of Stanford; one sister Darlene (Roy) Watts of Salvisa, and seven grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by one son Michael Lynn Price and one brother David Ryan.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Bro. Andrew McGinnis officiating.  Sharon’s grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held 11:00 A. M. until 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home in Harrodsburg.

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DOTTI BURTON

Dotti Elien Burton, age 65, Lawrenceburg, wife of Eddie Burton, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at her home. Born January 15, 1955 in Danville, she was the daughter of Allen Driscoll and the late Peggy Warren Driscoll Roark. She attended Rose Hill and the Mercer County Schools, was a factory worker at Hitachi in Harrodsburg, liked to crochet, listen to music, do ghost hunting, liked to color and was a member of the Buena Vista Baptist Church in Lancaster.

Survivors other than her husband and father include her step father Richard Roark of Harrodsburg; two daughters Karen (Michael) Nickels of Versailles and Sharon (Jacob) Corbitt of Lawrenceburg; three sisters Teri (Donnie Collins) Winchester of Lancaster, Lisa Campbell of Cleveland, GA and Sharon (Kris) Meyer of Jacksonville, FL; twelve grandchildren and one great grandchild. Besides her mother she was preceded in death by a grandchild Jentry Potts.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 1:30 pm on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Sims Funeral Services by Bro. Lynn Releford and Pastor Don Burton.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 12:00 noon Sunday until the time of services.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

LYTHA HINES

Lytha Lowe Hines, 66, widow of Lewis Ray Hines, died Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.  Born November 5, 1953 in New Castle, IN, she was the daughter of the late Walter Lowe and Dorothy Doss (Arie) Elliott.  Lytha was a member of the Living Water Worship Centre and had worked at American Greetings.

Survivors include her daughter Lisa Lanham of Harrodsburg, two grandsons: Christian Lanham and Hayden Walls; four sisters: Betty (the late Bobby) Hatter of Lawrenceburg, Norma Hamilton of Cynthiana, Sue (Danny) Reams of Casey County, Katie (Steve) Massey of Somerset; and one brother Bobby (Maddie) Meyers of Indiana; several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

She was preceded in death by one sister Anna Barnett, one brother Billy Lowe, and stepfather Monroe Perry.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 23 at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Pastor Mathew Robbins officiating.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Gideons International, P.O. Box 176, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 or your favorite charity.

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INA PENDEGRIST

Ina J Pendegrist, 93 of Perryville, widow of James Thomas Pendegrist, Jr.  died Thursday, September 17, 2020 at her residence. Born May 29, 1927 to the late John and Etta Tyler Barnes. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of the Berea Christian Church since 1960. She enjoyed reading, flower gardens, spending time with her family and she was an avid Kentucky Wildcat Basketball fan.

She is survived by two daughters Donna Gayle Godbey and Brenda Ann (Ronnie) Allen of Perryville, two sons: John Thomas (Pam) Pendegrist and Gray Wayne (Ronda) Pendegrist of Perryville, one sister: Virginia Barnes Curtsinger of Harrodsburg. She is survived by several grandchild and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers: Marvin Barnes, G.W. Barnes and Elmer (Pete) Barnes and one granddaughter: Autumn Godbey Roller.

Funeral services will be conducted, 1:00 P.M., Monday, September 21, 2020 at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home with Nelson Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery with Josh Pendegrist, Jamie Allen, Matt Pendegrist, Adam Pendegrist, Jon Meyer and Shawn Rousey serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Gabe Allen, Noah Meyer, Nolan Cortez, Dakota Rousey and Wyatt Rousey.

Visitation will be 11:00 A.M. until the time of service, Monday, September 21, 2020 at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

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MARTHA PENNINGTON

Martha Pennington, 75, wife of Harvey  Pennington, died Wednesday at her home. Born June 21, 1945, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Hattie (Gullett) Stinnett. She was a Hairdresser for Hair It Is Salon.

Other survivors include: one daughter, Tonya Gail Pennington of Stanford; one son, Harvey Dale (April Naylor) Pennington of Danville; one sister, Lois (Allen) Stinnett of Nicholasville; two brothers, Gene Stinnett of Harrodsburg and Arvel Stinnett of Moreland; three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be: Forest, Samantha, & Ace Pennington, Tristan Routt, Kelcey Helm, and Michael Tribuzio8

Funeral services  2 PM, Friday, Sept. 19, 2020, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Daniel Tribuzio. Burial will follow in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford. Visitation 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM, Ransdell's.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

BETTY NOEL

Betty Sue Brand Noel, age 85, Harrodsburg, wife of Buford Allen Noel, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Harrodsburg Health Care Center in Harrodsburg. Born September 12, 1935 in LaGrange, GA, she was the daughter of the late Garnie Allen and Oppie Lee (Houze) Brand. She was a graduate of Rose Hill High School, a factory worker at Signet Systems, she enjoyed being with all her family members and was a member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.

Survivors other than her husband include: one daughter Karen Noel (Jeff) Million of Harrodsburg; one son David Allen (Teresa) Noel of Harrodsburg; two sisters Dorothy Brand Griffin-Norman of Park, GA and Phyllis Brand Fletcher of Chula, GA; four grandchildren Kacey Noel Goodlett, Jay Thomas Million, Kasidy Lee Million and Kathryn Noel and three great grandchildren Kaden Allen Hunt, Jackson Eli Goodlett and Colten Lee Goodlett.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm, Friday, September 18, 2020 at Sims Funeral Services by Brother Greg Warren and Brother Joshua Stine. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Friday, September 18, 2020 from 11:00 am until the time of services at Sims Funeral Services. 

Pallbearers are Randy Connelly, Mark Powell, Tyler Goodlett, Jeff Million, Darrell Noel, and Jay Million.

Memorials are suggested to the Harrodsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center Activity Fund, 853 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330. 

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

 

 

 

JAMES HICKS

James Wendell "Jim" Hicks, 80, Harrodsburg, widower of Farolin "Lynne" Roberta Kyle Hicks, died Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center, Lexington.  Born June 4, 1940, in Hart County, he was the son of the late James O. and Mabel (England) Hicks. He was a retired union pipe-fitter, Local 452 Plumbers/Pipe-fitters, was a US Navy veteran, and was a member of The Carpenter's Christian Church.

Survivors include: three sons, Steven Brent (Sherri) Hicks, Barry Michael Hicks, and Mark James Hicks, all of Harrodsburg;  three siblings, Donna Hicks of Harrodsburg, Sandy (Terry) Hogue of Danville, and Jerry Hicks, Harrodsburg; five grandchildren, Kyle, Kody (Kerry), Morgan, and Madison Hicks; and Sydney Eldridge; six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 7 PM, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at The Carpenter's Christian Church, by Greg Warren and Connie Farthing. Burial will be private in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.  Visitation will be 5-7 PM Monday at The Carpenter's Christian Church.

Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Chapel, where expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIRGINIA ISHAM

Virginia Mae Lay Isham, 90, of Lawrenceburg, widow of Buford Isham, died Tuesday, Sept, 8, 2020, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 21, 1930, in Washington County she was the daughter of the late Worley and Isa Mae Adkinson Lay. 

She was a member of First Baptist Church and retired from Corning.

Survivors include: two daughters, Lela Crossfield, of Harrodsburg and Sandra (Carl) Peach, of Lawrenceburg; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one daughter-in-law, Peggy Isham of Lawrenceburg.

She was preceded in death by one son, Mark Isham; six sisters, Amie Ross, Mayola Meadows, Wilma Mobley, Marylee Coker, and Isabelle Coulter; seven brothers, Leo, Hollis, Paul, Hobert, Dudley, Alvie, and Frank Lay and an infant baby girl.

Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 11, at Gash Memorial Chapel with Dr. Robert F. Ehr officiating.  Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bryon Peach, Hunter Mueller, Levi Baker, Justin Isham, Dave Fleck, and Michael Peach.  Honorary bearers were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions are suggested to First Baptist Church “From the Heart”, 111 N. Main Street, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

 

 

 

 

 

NORMA SHACKELFORD

Norma Estelle Shackelford, 84, of Harrodsburg, widow of Kenneth D. Shackelford, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at the Signature Health Care in Harrodsburg.

Born Feb. 8, 1936, in Mercer County, she was the son of the late George H. and Kathleen (Jones) Dean. 

She was a retired bus driver for Mercer County School System, was a former 4-H Leader and was a member of the Bruner’s Chapel Baptist Church and Salvisa Ruritan Club.

Survivors include one daughter, Phyllis Mobley of Tenn.; two sons, Stanley (Sharon) Shackelford of Harrodsburg and Kenny (Shelly) Shackelford of Salvisa; 11 grandchildren; several great and great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one grandchild, Michael Shackelford, two sisters, Dorothy Coomer and Frances Cornelius.

Funeral services were held  Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Schylar Fields officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Wesley and Chad Gilvin, Nick and Jacob Shackelford, Tyler Austin, Holly Moore, Amanda Agee and Stefanie Mason. Honorary bearers were grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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

 

 

 

 

 

GARDNER TRAVILLIAN

Gardner Cornell Travillian Sr., 53, of Harrodsburg, husband of Brenda Sue Bostic Travillian, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.

Born Nov. 30, 1966, in Danville, he was the son of the late David and the late Geneva (Boyd) Travillian.

He was a supervisor for Washington Penn Plastic Co., was a US Navy veteran and was a member of the Burgin Church of God.

Survivors in addition to his wife, include: one daughter, Johnna Travillian of Danville; two sons, Jonathan Gillman of Virginia and Gardner Cornell (Della) Travillian Jr. of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Jennifer Travillian of Frankfort and Wanda Emerson of Lancaster; two brothers, Johnny Travillian of Lexington and David (Kathy) Travillian of Lawrenceburg; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 14, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Donnie Irvin officiating. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Gardner Travillian Jr., Johnny, David, and Brandon Travillian, Kaiden Gillman and Mark Boyd.

Honorary Pallbearers were his co-workers at Washington Penn Plastics and Lonnie and George Travillian.

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

 

 

 

 

 

KENNETH WHITEHOUSE

Dr. Kenneth R. Whitehouse Sr., 77, of Danville, husband of Tina Sanders Whitehouse died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional  Medical Center in Danville.

Born June 25, 1943, in Perryville, he was the son of the late Godbey and Beatrice Arnold Whitehouse.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict, was a graduate of Danville High School, Cumberland College and the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, was a Baptist Minister retired from Eller’s Memorial Baptist Church and served as pastor of Benton Baptist Church.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include: two sons,  Kenneth Ray (Pam) Whitehouse Jr.  of Danville and Jeff (Teresa) Whitehouse of Springfield, Ill. and four grandchildren. 

Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 11,  at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Jeff Whitehouse officiating.  Burial was in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville.

Pallbearers were Kyle Bailey, David Best, Tony Pinkston, Tony Best, Dennis Whitehouse and Tyler Whitehouse. Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren, Madison, Ashley, Evan, Ellissa and Megan, and Eddie Montgomery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Benton Baptist Church, 233 New Dixville Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

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

 

 

 

 

FLORA BENTLEY

Flora “Flo” Bentley, 87, of Harrodsburg, widow of Charles A. Bentley, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at the her home. 

Born June 19, 1933, in Liberty, she was the daughter of the late Delbert and Emma (Wesley) Morgan.

She was a retired registered nurse for Harrodsburg Health Care Center and was a member of the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.

Survivors include: one daughter, Marie McIntyre (Kirby) Brown of Versailles; one son, Joseph Ramey Bentley of Richmond; one brother, Mark (Bobby Gail) Morgan of Texas; five grandchildren, Jason and Lauren Bentley, Charles “Chase” and Christopher Bentley and Mason McIntyre; three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, John Bentley, one daughter, Kimberly Curtsinger and a granddaughter, Jeffra Curtsinger.

Funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Allen Gibson officiating. Burial will be in the Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, in Nicholasville.

Visitation, today, Thursday, Sept. 17, from 5 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Chase and Christopher Bentley, Mason McIntyre, Kirby Brown, John Wayne Peavler and Bill Howell.

The family request memorial donations be sent to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422, or to the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church, 102 South Chiles Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330.

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