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Dorothy M. Abee
LANCASTER Dorothy Mae Abee, 72, of Tinder Avenue died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. 
Born Nov. 24, 1923, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Hite and Sarah Davis Gill. She was a homemaker and a member of Hubble Church of God. She was the widow of Earl Abee and Jess Willard Abee. She was preceded in death by a son, James Earl Abee.
Survivors include two sons, David Abee and Steve Abee, both of Paint Lick; four daughters, Joetta Shelton of Crab Orchard, Juanita Talley and Linda Abee, both of Lancaster, and Joyce Carrier of Paint Lick; two sisters, Beatrice Boyd of Nicholasville and Geneva Hall of Garrard County; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Larry Ballinger and Sherman Willoughby. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.  Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
[Published May 13, 1996]

James T. Cummins
MORELAND James T. Cummins, 61, of Moreland died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.
[Published May 13, 1996]

Thomas C. Holderman
HARRODSBURG Thomas Claybrook Holderman, 74, of Cole Lane died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born July 12, 1921, in Washington County, he was a son of the late James and Emma Claybrook Holderman. He was a farmer and a member of Salvisa Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was an Army veteran of World War II and received a Purple Heart and Silver Star. He was the widower of Virginia Smith Holderman.
Survivors include his wife, Nellie Robinson Long Holderman; two daughters, Sandra Holderman of Kansas City, Mo., and Patricia Jane Holderman of Tulsa, Okla.; three stepsons, Lewis Long of Lancaster and Kenneth and Steve Long, both of Mercer County; a brother, Bob Holderman of Oklahoma; five sisters, Lucy Durham of Harrodsburg, Dale Robinson, Helen Hall and Virginia Duncan, all of Louisville, and Emma Payton of Lexington; 14 stepgrandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. James Hensley. Burial will be in Peter Cemetery with military rites.
Pallbearers will be Russell Brock, Darrell Brock, Gary Prather, Vernal Kidd, Donald Sexton and Rusty Johnson. Honorary pallbearers are deacons and Sunday school class members.
Memorials may go to the Gideon Bible Fund.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
[Published May 13, 1996]

Hurston Orcutt
STANFORD Hurston Orcutt, 63, of 210 Baughman Ave., Danville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. 
Born April 22, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Etta Belle Heath and Thomas Jefferson Orcutt. He was a former owner and operator of Waynesburg Rest Home and H&L Restaurant in Danville. He was a member of Olive Baptist Church, an Army veteran of the Korean War, a Kentucky Colonel and a founding member of Waynesburg Rescue Squad.
Survivors include his wife, Callie Lucille Cook Orcutt; three sons, Hurston Quinn Orcutt and Terry Orcutt, both of Danville, and Urban Ray Orcutt of Junction City; a daughter, Leura Ann Buck of Harrodsburg; a brother, Charles Edmund Orcutt of New Castle, Ind.; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home By the Rev. Buddy Turpin. Burial, with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion, will be in Olive Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, Ky. 40422.
[Published May 13, 1996]

Matilda A. Peck 
STANFORD Matilda Alford Peck, 83, of Stanford House Nursing Home died there Sunday.
Born Oct. 13, 1912, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Nannie Estes Alford. She was a homemaker and a member of New Salem Baptist Church. She was the widow of James Harvey Peck.
Survivors include two sisters, Mildred Gooch of McKinney, Ind., and Mary Sims of Indiana.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gernie York. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
[Published May 13, 1996]

Vernon E. Russell
MORELAND Vernon Eddie Russell, 66, of Moreland died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. 
Born May 22, 1929, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Eddie Logan Russell and Sarah Katherine Smith Russell. He was a superintendent of the R.R. Dawson Bridge Co., an Army veteran and a member of Slate Hill United Methodist CHurch.
Survivors include seven children, Vernon Wayne Russell of Moreland, Joyce Middleton of Danville, Beverly Dunn of Moreland, Peggy Baierlein of Lancaster, Mike Russell of Junction City, Pam McCowan of Moreland and Mark Russell of Hustonville; three brothers, Edward and Carl Russell of Hustonville and Johnny Russell of Junction City; two sisters, Nancy Rose Bakin of Indianapolis and Elizabeth Hewlitt of Burlington; and 15 grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Mike Payton and W.D. Hewlitt. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery, Casey County.
Pallbearers are Arnold Wilcher, Dee Atwood, Eugene Hafley, Bobby Hair, Billy Mills and Jimmy Mills. Honorary pallbearers are Frank Wilcher, Jackie Gambrel, Charlie Hill, Gene Jefferies, Jack Raines and Jack Hendrickson. 
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
[Published May 13, 1996]

Marcie M.M. Saylor
CRAB ORCHARD Marcie Mae Mullins Saylor, 59, of Crab Orchard died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford. 
Born May 14, 1937, in Georgetown, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Nora Lee Kidd Mullins. She was a homemaker and a member of First Apostolic Church, Danville.
Survivors include her husband, J.D. Saylor; two sons, Charles Adams of Danville and Richard Eugene Adams of Lexington; three daughters, Kathy Mae Bowen of Stanford, Sandy Gail Johnson of Stanford and Doris Corrine Patrick of Grove City, Ohio; two brothers, Gilbert Mullins of Georgetown and Foster Mullins of Wilmington, Ohio; a sister, Shirley Woods of Blanchester, Ohio; 10 stepchildren; and 11 grandchildren. 
Services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Revs. Robert Ison and Greg Ison. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, Broughtontown, 
Pallbearers will be Rocky and Chris Adams, Bryan, Ricky and Bob Mullins and Eric Bowen.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
[Published May 15, 1996]

Ralph Burton
Services for Ralph Burton, 73, of Lebanon Road, Parksville, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Sharon. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery with military rites by Boyle Post 46 of the American Legion.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 22, 1922, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Mack and Lula Baker Burton. He was a retired state highway department employee, a member of Parksville Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Johnson Burton; two sons, Glenn Burton of Auburn and Arnold Burton of Danville; two daughters, Mary Alice Sears and Charlotte Boyd, both of Danville; three brothers, Bill Burton of Cincinnati, Carl Burton of Florence and Arnold Burton of Pendleton; a sister, Ruth Belcher of Parksville; 19 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Carol Trent.
Pallbearers will be Walter Trent Jr., Billy Ward, Danny Burton, Scott Burton, Steve Burton, Lee Burton, John Shannon Burton and Chris Combs. Honorary pallbearers are John Burton, Damon Hilbert, Carter Vaughn and Mike Hatter.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to the charity of one's choice.
[Published May 15, 1996]

Tiona Toms
LIBERTY Services for Tiona Toms, 93, of Liberty Route 6 will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Barnett. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born March 31, 1903, in Evonia, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Alcena Spaw Roberts. She was a homemaker and a member of Bruce's Chapel United Methodist Church. She was the widow of John French Toms.
Survivors include two sons, Merl French Toms and Rolland Erskine Toms, both of Liberty; two daughters, Mavis Wilson of Midway and Thressa Cox of Cincinnati; four sisters, Rilla Rader of Wilmore, Mary Clements of Liberty, Lorene Owens of Windsor and Sarah Ann Beasley of Harrodsburg; a brother, Dora Clay "Doc'' Roberts of Liberty; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kessler Toms.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 
[Published May 15, 1996]

Donald F. Turpin
MORELAND Services for Donald Franklin Turpin, 35, of Hustonville will be held 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Dennis Morgan. Burial will be Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Monday in a tractor accident on his farm.
Born April 1, 1961, in Marion County, he was a son of Howard J. and Lillian Traylor Turpin of Hustonville. He was a truck driver for DavCo Steel, Danville. 
Additional survivors include his wife, Patricia Reid Turpin, two daughters, Jennifer Marie Turpin and Ashley Nicole Turpin, both at home; four sisters, Geraldine Watson and Emmaline Edwards, both of Hustonville, and Betsy Taylor and Beatrice Hack, both of Liberty; and a brother, Elvin Turpin of Hustonville. He was preceded in death by an infant son.
Pallbearers will be Brian Watson, Lanny Pendergraft, David Taylor, Terry Edelen, Danny Hafley, Brent Meeks, and Gary and Richard Reid.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Thursday. 
[Published May 15, 1996]

Janie L. Taylor
Janie Lee Taylor, 92, formerly of 508 East Walnut Street, died today at Hardin Memorial Hospital Elizabethtown.
Born Dec. 5, 1903, in Moreland, she was a daughter of the late John and Lula Trayner Vaught. She was the widow of the Rev. Andy J. Taylor. She was a member of First Baptist Church where for 38 years she kept the nursery. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Beulah Blosson and Joan Taylor.
Survivors include two sons, Bob S. Taylor of Danville and John T. Taylor of Radcliffe; a daughter, Virginia Harmon Martin of Elizabethtown; a sister, Josephine Kelly of Danville; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home.
[Published May 16, 1996]

Willie Estes
RICHMOND Willie Estes, 77, of 370 Brock Drive, Stanford, died Tuesday at his home.
Born in Madison County, he was a son of the late Coleman and Bernice Collins Estes and the widower of Malinda Broaddus Estes. He was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include a brother, Garnett Estes of Richmond, and two sisters, Thula Hopkins of Richmond and Goldie Adams of Lancaster.
Pallbearers will be Bill Estes, Connie Estes, Coy Nunemaker, Todd Faulkner, Phillip Adams, Ray Estes and Mason Estes.
Honorary pallbearers are George Penman, David Campbell, Tilman Graham, Alan Morgan, Wayne Gander, Freddie Mayfield and David Wesley Campbell.
Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday at Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home by the Rev.Gary Story. Burial will be in Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
[Published May 16, 1996]

Anna W. Hall
LIBERTY Anna W. Hall, 89, of Jeffersonville, formerly of Liberty, died Tuesday in Stanton.
Born Sept. 29, 1906, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late George and Bessie Kennett Harman. She was a homemaker and a member of Dunnville Christian Church. She was the widow of Harry Hall.
Survivors include a sister, Maxine Halsey of Jeffersonville. 
Graveside services were 11 a.m. today at Antioch Cemetery.
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
[Published May 16, 1996]

Jamie L. Johnson
STANFORD Jamie Lee Johnson, 13, of East Indian Trail, Louisville, died Monday at Kosair Childrens Hospital, Louisville.
Born July 26, 1982, in Mercer County, he was a son of Brenda Foley Vargo of Louisville and Jimmy Adams of Lancaster.
He was a student at Bruce Middle School, Louisville.
Additional survivors include a stepfather, Russell Vargo of Louisville; a stepmother, Phyllis Naylor of Lancaster; a brother, Jerry Wayne Johnson of Stanford; a sister, Mona Katherine Mae Foley of Louisville; two halfbrothers, Tony Vargo of Indianapolis, Ind., and Timothy Hayes of Campbellsville; a halfsister, Sandy Hayes of Campbellsville; a stepbrother, Kevin Hayes of Nicholasville; a stepsister, Lisa Reynolds of Lancaster; maternal grandmother, Janie Foley of Louisville; step grandmother, Ruth Workman of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a step grandfather, James Vargo of Indianapolis, Ind.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Cook. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
[Published May 16, 1996]

Robert Rice
Robert Douglas Rice, 31, of South Buell Street, Perryville, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. He was taken there Thursday after being involved in a wreck Monday morning. The Fayette County Coroner's office is having an autopsy performed to determine the cause of death. Rice was treated for multiple injuries at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and then transferred to UK. He was listed in fair condition Thursday. The wreck happened at Lebanon Road and Cowan Street. Charles Coulter was making a left turn to Cowan Street and turned in front of Rice's vehicle. Rice's survivors include his wife, Tina Bradshaw Rice. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
[Published May 19, 1996]

Madeline Yocum 
HARRODSBURG - The funeral for Madeline Yocum, 78, of Salvisa will be held 2:30 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Jerry Summers. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steve and Tim Henderson, Joe Hawkins, Rusty Johnson, Ralph Morris, Carroll Sanford, Maurice Yocum and Dr. Randal Barnett. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Cockrel, Roberta Machel, Carolyn Royalty, Martha Nall and Dr. Suzanne Badenhop. Yocum was active in Salvisa and Mercer County civic activities. She served as a 4-H leader for 50 years, was president of the Salvisa Homemakers and had also held regional and state offices in the Kentucky Extension Home Service. She served as: secretary of Salvisa Ruritan Club; was secretary at Salvisa Christian, where she was a member; and was a former chairwoman of the Mercer Chapter of the American Red Cross. She was a member of the auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Born Oct 17, 1917, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Harlan and Jenny Chapman Parker. She was a homemaker and the widow of L.C. Yocum. Survivors include a daughter, Aggie Henderson of Lexington; three grandchildren; an adopted daughter, Barbara Hawkins of Salvisa, a sister, Hazel Edmondson of Lawrenceburg; and a brother, Donald Parker of Greenwood, Ind. Visitation is at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.
[Published May 19, 1996]

Derward Garr 
Derward Garr, 63, of 224 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. died Saturday at home after a long illness. Survivors include his wife, Claudine Garr. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.
[Published May 19, 1996]

Imogene C. Marchand
Imogene Caldwell Marchand, 99, of Chicago, formerly of Danville, died Wednesday in Chicago. She was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Danville. The funeral will be Monday in Chicago. Arrangements are being made by A.A. Rayners and Son Funeral Home. Information was provided by Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.
Marie Vest Marie Manning Vest, 68, of 418 Cloverdale Drive died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 21, 1928, in Maysville, she was the daughter of June Lacy Manning Jones of Maysville and the late Walter Manning. She worked at Palm Beach for 30 years and retired as a supervisor. She currently was employed by Video Villa where she had worked for 13 years. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Ben Vest; two sons, Sam Vest and Ben Vest Jr., both of Danville; a brother, Walter Manning of Maysville; two sisters, Mary Turner of Maysville and Virgie Morgan of Springfield, Mo.; and three grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
[Published May 19, 1996]

Bowen W. Carmickle
LAWRENCEBURG - Bowen Walter Carmickle, 91, of Clifton Road died Saturday at Bluegrass Regional Medical Center in Frankfort after a long illness. Born in Mercer County, he was a son of the late John William and Mary Susan Rogers Carmickle. He was the widower of Edna Thomas Darland Carmickle and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Mercer County. Survivors include three daughters, Henrietta Carmickle-Goins of Frankfort, Evalena Carmickle of Lawrenceburg and Betty Carmickle-Smith of Naples, Italy; three sons, William Thomas and Bowen Edward Carmickle, both of Lawrenceburg, and James Walter Carmickle of Harrodsburg; a sister, Minnie Etta Currens of Burgin; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday.
[Published May 19, 1996]

Pina Cox
LIBERTY - Pina Cox, 78, of Liberty Route 2 died Saturday at Liberty Care Center. Born May 30, 1917, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Calvin and Rosie Downs Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of Carr's Chapel First Church of God. She was predeceased by her husband, Joel Haydon Cox; a son, Billy Ray Cox; four stepdaughters, Lemmie Peyton, Georgie Garcia, Pina Pemberton and Shirley Jean Cox; and three stepsons, Hardin, Edward and Elijah Cox. Survivors include eight sons, Shirley Johnson of Mooresville, Ind., Garnett Cox of Hustonville; Lonnie Cox of North Hampton, Mass.; and Ronald, George, Fairly, Lemuel and Benny Joe Cox, all of Liberty; three daughters, Rose Gillock and Betty McQueary, both of Liberty, and Gail Reid of Hustonville; four stepdaughters, Mossie Wilson of Danville, Icie Atwood of Liberty, Geneva King of Franklin, Ind., and Roxie Cochran of Campbellsville; a sister, Naomi Crawley of Stanford; 26 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 29 step grandchildren; and several step great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home by Mike Dunn. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
[Published May 19, 1996]

Lillie Sowers
STANFORD - Lillie Sowers, 91, of Harmon Heights died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born July 4, 1904, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Sallie Frederick Spears. She was a homemaker. She was predeceased by her husband, Jesse Sowers; two sons, Lloyd and Freeman Sowers; and a daughter, Ella Mae Girdler. She was a member of Middleburg Christian Church. Survivors include two sons, Robert Sowers of Palm Bay, Fla., and Jimmy Sowers of Stanford; three daughters, Frances Estes of Stanford, Juanita Gibson of Cincinnati and Eldean Brent of West Harrison, Ind.; a sister, Helen Haag of Madisonville, Ohio; 26 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. Memorials are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation.
[Published May 19, 1996]

Lillie M.H. Black 
Lillie Mae Hillard Black, 84, formerly of Latimer Heights, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 17, 1912, in Lexington, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Mathie Hellard Hillard. She was a retired Palm Beach Co. seamstress and a member of First Baptist Church, Junction City. She was the widow of Kenneth Eugene Black. Survivors include a daughter, Hallie Noel of Danville; a son, Kenneth Walter Black of Charlotte N.C.; two sisters, Marie McWhorter of Danville and Sarah McKinney of Somerville, Ohio; three brothers, Theodore 'Ted' Hillard of Danville, Cecil Hillard of Florida and Luther Hillard of Monroe, Ohio; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation is after 4 p.m. Tuesday. 
[Published May 20, 1996]

Stephen Gillock
LIBERTY - Stephen Harold Gillock, 25, of Liberty died Saturday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, after a long illness. Born Sept. 6, 1970, in Casey County, he was a son of Maye Harris of Liberty and the late Harold Gillock. Additional survivors include his sister, Peggy Hines of Liberty. Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Oak Grove-Contown Cemetery. Pallbearers are Tim Hines, Jackie Keith, Dale, Cleo and Dayton Harris and Ross Stahl. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.
[Published May 20, 1996]

Julian Ray 
LANCASTER - Julian Ray, 76, of Jaycee Park Road died Saturday at St. Joseph Hos-pital, Lexington. He was the widower of Janie York Creech Ray. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home. John C. Ryan Sr. LEBANON Ñ John Clarence Ryan Sr., 80, of Lebanon died Sunday at Spring View Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 30, 1915, in Marion County, he was a son of the late James A. and Claudia Mattingly Ryan. He was a retired rural mail carrier and farmer and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Martha Aileen Spalding Ryan; two daughters, Harriet Lynn Ryan Stuart of Danville and Martha Ann Ryan Howard of Lexington; three sons, John Clarence Ryan Jr. of Frankfort, Philip Douglas Ryan of Bardstown and Richard Keith Ryan of Lebanon; and 10 grandchildren. Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church by the Rev. Ivo Cecil. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation is after 3 p.m. today at Bosley Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held there at 7:30 p.m. today. 
[Published May 20, 1996]


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