Obituaries August 16, 1996
Dennis E. Prowell
Dennis Eugene Prowell, 75, Norton, Ohio, died Thursday at home. Born
July 19, 1921, in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., he was a retired employee
of Goodyear Aerospace Corp., Akron, Ohio, a member of Royal Oak Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post 4466, Goodyear 25 Year Club and Goodyear Hunting and
Fishing Club. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the widower of
Leatha Tamme Prowell, a Danville native. Survivors include two daughters,
Geneva Frost of Norton and Denise Prowell of Akron, Ohio; two sisters,
Christine Langford and Perry Russell, both of Norton; four grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith
Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 Sunday.
Rev. W.C. Bryant
COLUMBIA, Tenn. - The Rev. W.C. Bryant, 98, Danville, formerly of Columbia,
died Tuesday at Fellowship Home, Danville. Born in Milan, he was a son
of the late John Marshall and Hettie Rogenia Argo Bryant. He was a retired
educator and coach at Whitthorne Junior High School and a retired pastor.
He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the widow of
Marie Arterburn Bryant. Survivors include a son, Bob M. Bryant, Danville;
a twin brother, A.L. Bryant, Columbia; and two grandchildren. Services
were 10:30 a.m. today at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home by the Rev. David
McGregor. Burial was in Polk Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Mack Bryant,
Virgil Moore Jr., Billy Hobbs, Johnny Bryant, James Hood, Don Moses, Aubry
Flagg and Hugh Orr. Honorary pallbearers were elders and deacons of New
Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Memorials may go to New Bethel Cumberland
Presbyterian Church, c/o Allen Moses, Box 5145 Moses Road, Columbia, Tenn.
Idoma G. Hardin
LIBERTY - Idoma Goode Hardin, 92, Butcher Street, died Thursday at
home. Arrangements are incomplete at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Lucy B. McDonald
LIBERTY - Lucy Belle McDonald, 95, Liberty Route 6, died Wednesday
in Columbia. Born Nov. 30, 1900, in Casey County, she was a daughter of
the late Theodore and Mintie Smith Watson. She was a former merchant and
assistant postmaster. She was a member of Athens Church of Christ and the
widow of George McDonald. Survivors include two sons, Cola McDonald, Cincinnati,
and Roy McDonald, Liberty; a daughter, Lela Evelyn Martin, Liberty; two
sisters, Elvena Hodge of Bethelridge and Mazie Warren of Indiana; 10 grandchildren,
19 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased
by a son, Hershel McDonald. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown
Funeral Home by the Revs. Thad Eubank and J.D. McDonald. Burial will be
in Poplar Hill. Pallbearers are Jerry, Jamie, Timothy, Gerald and Paul
McDonald and Steve Martin. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Donald R. Pinkston
HARRODSBURG - Donald Ray Pinkston Sr., 48, Chippewa Drive, died Thursday
at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Born March 28, 1948, in Mercer County,
he was a son of Maxine Aston Pinkston of Harrodsburg and the late Ray Pinkston.
He was co-owner of Harrodsburg Ford- Mercury and Eminence Chrysler Motors.
He was a former employee of Procter and Gamble where he worked for 21 years,
a member of Magnolia Street Christian Church and Douglas Laws Post 52 American
Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam
War. Survivors include his wife, Janice Allen Pinkston; two sons, Donald
Ray Pinkston Jr., Harrodsburg, and Keith Duane Pinkston, Richmond; four
brothers, Charles Robert Pinkston of Springfield, Earl Wayne Pinkston of
Danville, and Larry Gene Pinkston and Steven Douglas Pinkston, both of
Harrodsburg. He was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Wayne Pinkston. Services
will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs.
Don Bretz and Bob Jones. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers
will be Don and Rick Allen, Jimmy Williams, Bobby Taylor and Don and Mitchell
Steele. Honorary pallbearers are employees of Harrodsburg Ford-Mercury.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. Saturday until the service.
Memorials may go to the American Heart Association, care of Lou Bugg, PO
Box 198, Burgin, 40310.
Evelyn T. Coffey
WAYNESBURG - Services for Evelyn T. Coffey, 87, Tampa, Fla., will be
1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home. Burial will be in Double
Springs Cemetery. She died Tuesday at home. She was a homemaker and a member
of Island Baptist Church, Bradenton, Fla. Survivors include her husband,
Guy W. Coffey Sr.; five daughters, Gertie Stewart, Mayme Kirby, Margie
Coffey and Janet Coffey, all of Tampa, and Sue Keith, Orlando; 23 grandchildren
and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Guy Coffey
Jr. Visitation is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Obituaries August 18, 1996
PERRYVILLE - Loren Anderson, 71, of 400 Latimer Heights, Danville,
died Saturday at Friendship House in Danville. Funeral arrangements are
incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home.
William C. Pellisero
William Clayton Pellisero, 70, of 1064 Argyle Woods Drive died Saturday
at his home. Born Jan. 1, 1926, in Lawrence, Kan., he was a son of the
late Wilbur and Gertrude Nettinmeyer Pellisero. He was retired as vice
president of administration and finance for Signet Corp. He was a member
of Our Savior Lutheran Church and a World War II veteran. Survivors are
his wife, Lavona Carlson Pellisero; one daughter, Kathy Ryan of Des Moines,
Iowa; two sons, Terry Pellisero of San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Randy Pellisero
of Charlotte, N.C.; one sister, Anabelle Betty of Bellview, Neb.; and six
grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt
Funeral Home by the Rev. David Witten. Visitation will follow the service.
Memorials are suggested to Our Savior Lutheran Church, the Leukemia Society
of America or the American Diabetes Association.
Dennis E. Prowell
The funeral of Dennis E. Prowell, 75, of Norton, Ohio, will be held
at 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Lyn Gorman. Burial
will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Family members will serve as pallbearers.
Prowell, a son of the late Aubrey and Rosa Green Prowell, died Thursday
at his home. Visitation is from 7-9 p.m. today.
Idoma G. Hardin
LIBERTY - The funeral for Idoma Goode Hardin, 92, of Butcher Street
will be held at 2 p.m. today at Westside Christian Church by the Revs.
Paul Patton and Sonny Carter. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery in
Columbia. She died Thursday at her home. Born April 16, 1904, in Adair
County, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Goode. She was
a homemaker and a charter member of Westside Christian Church in Liberty.
She was predeceased by her husband, Estill Lee "Casey" Hardin, and a son,
William C. Hardin. Survivors include two sons, Louis Hardin of Columbia
and Carl Hardin of Lebanon; seven daughters, Celestine Siers, Frances Hutchens
and Wanda Combest, all of Louisville, Ann Mills of Wadsworth, Ohio, Juanita
Newman of Charleston, S.C., and Beulah Watson and Patricia Johnson, both
of Liberty; a brother, Clarence Goode of Jamestown; 21 grandchildren; 21
great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation is
at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home after 8 a.m. today.
Obituaries August 19, 1996
William H. Graham
LANCASTER - William H. "Will" Graham, 91, of Canoe Creek Road, died
Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Born Oct. 17, 1904, in Bryantsville,
he was a son of the late William Henry and Oma Fain Graham. He was a retired
farmer, a member of First Baptist Church and the widower of Salena Davis
Graham and Hattie Carrier Graham. Survivors include his son, Richard ``Pete''
Graham of Nicholasville; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services
will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bobby Becknell.
Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. Nephews will be pallbearers. Visitation
will be 5-9 p.m. today.
LANCASTER - Cecil Shearer, 76, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly
of Lancaster, died Friday at Union Printers Nursing Center, Colorado Springs.
Born Aug. 26, 1919, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Omer and
Effie Harp Shearer. He was a retired construction contractor and a Baptist.
Survivors include four daughters, Joyce Walker of Garrard County, Ruth
Cox of Lake City, Fla., and Virginia Wilson and Nancy Moore, both of Fort
Wayne, Ind.; two sons, Duke Shearer of Colorado Springs and Paul Pritchard
of Fort Wayne; two brothers, William Shearer of Perryville and Omer Shearer
Jr. of Stanford; four sisters, Lula May Campbell and Flora Dailey, both
of Lancaster, Christine Rutledge of Cincinnati, and Marie Whitehouse of
Junction City; 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Services will
be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Delaney.
Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Wayne Walker,
Charlie Cox, Ron Moore, Clint Walker, Lee Wilcher, and Ricky Moore. Visitation
is 6-8 p.m. today.
Loren L. Anderson
PERRYVILLE - Services for Loren Lee Anderson, 71, Latimer Heights,
will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. Steven Coss
and Bill Hall. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. He died Saturday at
Friendship House in Danville. Born Oct. 29, 1924, in Mercer County, he
was a son of Rose Roney Anderson of Danville and the late Willard Anderson.
He was a retired pipeliner with Dallas Dean Construction Co., Harrodsburg,
and he was a Baptist. Additional survivors include three daughters, Glenda
Mitchell of Harrodsburg, Martha Campbell of Mercer County, and Loretta
Lewis of Salvisa; a brother, John R. Anderson of Danville; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon Anderson. Pallbearers will
be David Darland, Dennis Mitchell, Kenny Peavler, Steve and Stanley Anderson
and Edwin Reynolds. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Obituaries August 20, 1996
Nancy A. Jones
Nancy Alberta Jones, 54, Greenview Lane, died today at home. Born Feb.
10. 1942, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late David and Nancy
Whitehouse Miller. She was a former seamstress for Cricketer, Harrodsburg,
and a former receptionist for Dr. Richard Jackson, Danville. She was a
member of Calvary Baptist Church and the widow of Darrell Paul Jones. Survivors
include a daughter, Fama Jones, Danville, and three sisters, Bernice Johnson
and Judy Emma Preston, both of Danville, and Lillian Brackett of Lancaster.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the
Revs. Ernest Martin and Don Drake. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Larry, Mike and Danny Johnson, Earl Preston, Bill Leonard
and Benny Brackett. Honorary pallbearers are Gaylon, Robert, Travis and
Clifford Jones and Shane Smith. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials
may go to WDFB Christian Radio Station, Heritage Hospice, or Boyle County
Bernard G. Freeman
A memorial service for Bernard G. Freeman, 84, O'Hara Drive, will be
11 a.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. W.B. Casey
and Tim Noel. A private burial service will be held in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Norton's Hospital, Louisville. Born April 13, 1912, in
Indianapolis, he was a son of the late Omer and Orpha Freeman. He was a
retired district sales/marketing manager for Westinghouse Air Brake Co.,
Detroit. He attended Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio, and Miami University,
Oxford, Ohio. He was a member of the Anglers SS Class at Lexington Avenue
Baptist Church. He was a Scottish Rite Mason for over 40 years and a veteran
of the Army Air Corps. He was an avid pianist for most of his life, including
playing for the Glee Club and starting his own band in college. While in
the Army Air Corps, he formed the Flying Band at Wright-Patterson Field
in Dayton, Ohio, which played at air bases, theaters, hospitals and USO
locations among others, many times alongside celebrities and noteworthy
groups. After the war he was music director for a radio station in Dayton,
had his own band and played piano for several big band orchestras. Survivors
include his wife, Frances Whitehouse Freeman; a son, Greg Freeman, Normal,
Ill.; a daughter, Janice Garrett, Warren, Mich.; two step-daughters, Marsha
MacDonald and Brenda Jones, both of Lexington; two grandchildren, five
step grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren. Memorials may go
to American Cancer Society or favorite charity. Visitation will be 10 a.m.
HARRODSBURG - Services for Joe Hurt, 96, Handy Pike, will be 11 a.m.
Wednesday at McClellan Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Girard. Burial will
be in Spring Hill Cemetery. He died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital
Extended Care Facility. Born March 22, 1900, in Pike County, he was a son
of the late Garland and Laura Fraley Hurt. He attended Pikeville Academy,
Berea College and the University of Kentucky where he received a BS in
agriculture in 1928. He was an agriculture extension agent for 20 years,
first in Boyd County and then McCracken County. In 1948 he moved to Mercer
County where he operated a farm on Handy Pike. He was active in Harrodsburg
United Methodist Church and Mercer County Farm Bureau. He was preceded
in death by a wife, Martha Clay Riggins Hurt. Survivors include his wife,
Ellen Cunningham Hurt; a daughter, Martha Ann Hurt Mitchell, Bethesda,
Md.; three sons, Joe Hurt of Somerset, Jim Hurt of Champaign, Ill., and
David Hurt of Frankfort; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John and David Mitchell, Matthew and Garland Hurt,
Zenah Teater, Gene Leslie, Bill Waggener and Tom Moore. Visitation 4-8
p.m. today. Memorials may go to Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.
LANCASTER - Services for Jack Meadows, 72, Paint Lick, will be 11 a.m.
Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Ed Hubbard. Burial will be
in Paint Lick Cemetery. He died Sunday at Veterans Administration Medical
Center, Lexington. Born Aug. 4, 1924, in Garrard County, he was a son of
Emerson Meadows of Paint Lick and the late Sarah Hensley Meadows. He was
a retired farmer, an Army Veteran of World War II and a Baptist. Other
survivors are a son, Jackie Meadows, Lancaster; a daughter, Teresa Meadows,
Paint Lick; a brother, Bob Meadows, Lancaster; three sisters; Evelyn Craft
of Lancaster, Vera Renfro of Berea and Betty Tudor of Richmond; an ex-wife,
Dallie Sowder Meadows; and a grandchild. Pallbearers will be Bobby Craft,
Charlie Hamm, Tim Sowder, Ralph Meadows, Calvin Naylor and Mark Fain. Honorary
pallbearers are Dan Ledford, Smith Ledford, W.K. Hurt, Loraine Sowder,
Pete Bowlin, James Art, Bill Hurt and Donald Merritt. Visitation is 5-9
Obituaries August 21, 1996
Edris C. Allen
LIBERTY - Edris Cyle Allen, 63, Edmond, Okla., formerly of Casey County,
died Monday in Oklahoma. Born Jan. 26, 1933, in Casey County, he was a
son of Hester Marple Allen of Liberty and the late Eubert Allen. He was
a carpenter and concrete worker. Survivors include his wife, Vera Stole
Allen; three sons, Stephen Allen and Donald Allen, both of Liberty, and
Timothy Allen of Oklahoma City, Okla.; five daughters, Kathy Allen of Highland
Heights, Karen Sanders of Cincinnati, Sharon Foley of Lovely, Paula Jrmany
of Crestview, and Cheryl Payne of Liberty; two stepdaughters, Karen Cury
of Oklahoma City and Marla Coffelt of Dallas; two sisters, Datha Eubanks
of Cincinnati and Nelda Harlow of Liberty; and 15 grandchildren. Services
will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Jimmy
Knifley and Stephen Martin. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery. Visitation
will be after 5 p.m. Thursday.
Obituaries August 22, 1996
PERRYVILLE - The Forkland community lost one of its leaders with the
death of 78-year-old Manuel Roller.
He died of cancer Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Roller was a founding member of the rescue squad and fire companies
at Forkland, according to Lennie Shepperson, director of Disaster and Emergency
Services for Boyle County.
"He was always a supporter. Rain or shine or zero weather, he was out
there," Shepperson said of Roller's 26 years with the agencies. Roller
was a safety officer for the fire company. He was a former member of Boyle
County Fire District Board.
Roller didn't even let failing health prevent him from playing a role.
"His health in the past years didn't let him do much. He always took
care of bringing the extrication vehicle to wrecks," Shepperson recalled.
Shepperson, who knew Roller all his life, said Roller "was a people
Another way Roller supported the Forkland community was by helping
with the annual Forkland Festival, which is in its 25th year.
"He was one of the founding members of the Forkland Community Center.
He has been active in the festival every year since the day it started,"
Roller was a farmer and a partner with his brother, Leonard Roller,
in Roller Brothers Saw Mill at Forkland. He was a former employee of the
Danville Leaf Tobacco Warehouse and a member of North Rolling Fork Baptist
Church. He was a former member of the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation
Service, Boyle County Extension Service and Forkland Community Center boards.
Born Nov. 13, 1917, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Nathaniel
and Mary Crews Roller. Survivors include his wife, Mary Adams Roller; a
daughter, Vikki Hadley, Junction City; a son, Gary W. Roller, Forkland;
his brother; and three grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday
at Forkland Fire Station. Burial will be in the Roller Family Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday at Wilder Funeral Home and after 9 a.m.
Saturday at the fire station.
Memorials may go to Forkland Fire Department.
Elizabeth W. Herrington
STANFORD - Services for Elizabeth Westerfield Herrington, 75, Ky. 1247,
will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Harold
Carter and Wayne Galloway. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Wednesday at the home of her daughter in Stanford. Born Sept.
29, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late John David
and Mary Alice McCowan Westerfield. She was a homemaker and a former employee
of Palm Beach Company, Danville. She was a member of New Bethel Church
of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Victor Curtis Herrington; a son,
Curtis Allen Herrington of Stanford; five daughters, Brenda Caudill, Connie
Taylor and Judy Herrington, all of Stanford, Beverly Gail Peterman of Mt.
Joy, Pa., and Debbie Popplewell of Georgetown; a brother, J.D. Westerfield
of Danville; four sisters, Edith Henson of Stanford, Mattie Bell Hasty,
Katherine Banker, and Martha Ann Cox, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; 11 grandchildren
and 10 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Mike and Mark Taylor, Bob
and Bobby D. Popplewell, Scott Caudill and Brian Peterman. Visitation is
5-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville.
LIBERTY - Services for Leslie Thomas, 81, Thomas Ridge Community, Dunnville,
will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs.
Shirley Denson, Leland McQuerry and Wesley Roy. Burial will be Thomas Ridge
Cemetery. He died Thursday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center,
Lexington. Born Feb. 9, 1915, in Casey County, he was a son of the late
Pierce and Lottie Daniel Thomas. He was a farmer and a member of Cowden
Chapel Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Nadene Roy Thomas; two
sons, David and Alton Dale Thomas, both of Dunnville; four daughters, Brenda
Meece and Gail Arms, both of Dunnville, Darlene South of Russell Springs
and Alta Grider of Liberty; three sisters, Edell Wright of Indiana, Claudia
Carman of Ohio, Flossie Cross of Junction City, nine grandchildren and
four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Leon and
Donald Thomas, and a daughter, Wilda Thomas. Visitation will be after 5
Juanita D. Parker
STANFORD - Services for Juanita Deatherage Parker, 72, Blue Ridge Drive,
Berea, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Vincent Carman.
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. She died Tuesday at home. Born
March 23, 1924, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Hubert and Fronie
Root Deatherage. She was a homemaker, a member of Stanford Baptist Church
and the widow of Robert S. Parker. Survivors include two sons, Mike Parker
of Versailles and Lanny Dale Parker of Richmond; two daughters, Jeannine
Lakes of Berea and Tammy Vaught of Hustonville; a brother, Hubert Deatherage
Jr. of Stanford; two sisters, Irene Parker and Lucille Goodrich, both of
Frankfort; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers
will be Shannon, Michael and Eddie Parker, Ronnie Deatherage, Jonathan
Ryan Vaught and Barry Bridgewater. Honorary pallbearers are Kathy Noel,
Heather Robbins, Sarah Lakes, Carol Webber and Dara Vaught. Visitation
is 6-9 p.m. today.
LIBERTY - Services for Hollis Vanoy, 86, Liberty Route 1, will be 11
a.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Lynn. Burial will
be in Poplar Grove Cemetery. He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional
Medical Center. Born Nov. 2, 1909, in Casey County, he was a son of the
late George Bill and Rosie King Vanoy. He was a retired farmer and a member
of Poplar Grove Baptist Church. He was the widower of Lula Wilcher Vanoy.
Survivors include a daughter, Maxine Vanoy, Cincinnati; five sons, Coyd
Vanoy of Cincinnati, Hershel Vanoy of Lubbock, Texas, Howard Vanoy of Liberty,
and Garland and Rollin Vanoy, both of Indianapolis; a brother, Ancil Vanoy,
Liberty; three sisters, Lois Brown of Liberty, Chelsie Followell of Danville,
and Lillian Craft of Manchester; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Friday.
Obituaries August 23, 1996
Michael D. Johnson
HARRODSBURG - Michael D. Johnson, 49, of Kirkwood Road, Salvisa, died
Thursday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born April 22, 1947, in
Mercer County, he was a son of Mignon Hendren Johnson of Salvisa and the
late Wilbur Johnson. He was a quality control manager for Southland Manufacturing,
Lexington, and a member of Salvisa Baptist Church. Additional survivors
include his wife, Sharon Holt Johnson; a son, Christopher Johnson of Mercer
County; two daughters, Michelle Hanlin of Leitchfield and Jennifer Johnson
of Salvisa. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral
Chapel by the Rev. Henry Johnson. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be John Mark Johnson, Michelle Hanlin, Elmer Holt, Paul
Hughes, Bill Honerkamp, Elmo Chrisman, Rusty Johnson and Marshall Griggs.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today. Memorials may go to The Kidney Foundation.
Theodore R. Sears
MORELAND - Theodore R. Sears, 85, of Junction City died Thursday at
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington. Born June 15, 1911,
in Casey County, he was a son of the late Frank and Emma Johnson Sears.
He was a farmer and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include
his wife, Thelma Shepperson Rosel Sears; a daughter, Norma Campbell of
Moreland; two stepdaughters, Carleen Love of Junction City and Linda Wilson
of Hopkinsville; a stepson, Tommy Rosel of Upton; a brother, Melvin Sears
of Junction City; a sister, Mae Kaufman of Junction City; two grandchildren,
12 step grandchildren, 12 step great-grandchildren and a step great-great-grandchild.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the
Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation is
after 4 p.m. Saturday.
PERRYVILLE - Services for Manuel Roller, 78, of Forkland, will be 2
p.m. Saturday at Forkland Fire Station. Burial will be in the Roller Family
Cemetery. He died of cancer Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical
Center. Pallbearers will be Lennie, Stanley and Douglas Shepperson, Johnny
Cooley, and Scotty Sexton. Honorary pallbearers are Mickey, John and Edward
Robertson, John Hadley, Wendell Lawrence, Dr. James W. Ramey, and Mike
Wilder. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home and after
9 a.m. Saturday at the fire station. Memorials may go to Forkland Fire