Obituaries Nov. 18, 1998
HARRODSBURG - Rolland Warner, 77, of Curdsville Road, died Monday at
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born June 19, 1921, in Washington County, he was a son of the late
George and Elizabeth Wheeler Warner. He was a farmer and had been employed
for over 20 years at Sure Flame Gas Co., Springfield. He was a World War
II Navy veteran and a member of Ellers Memorial Baptist Church where he
was a deacon and Sunday School teacher.
Survivors include his wife, Violet Faye Russell Warner; a son, Tony
Warner of Burgin; two daughters, Patricia Settles of Burgin and Deborah
Cooley of Danville; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Ellers Memorial Baptist Church
by the Revs. Kenneth Whitehouse and Paul Powell. Burial will be in Peters
Pallbearers will be James Ison, Kenneth Davis, Mitchell Reynolds, Gerald
Peavler, Stuart Mart, Don Horn and Miller Horn.
Honorary pallbearers are deacons and members of the Men's Adult Sunday
School class of Ellers Memorial Baptist Church.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and 7-11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
LIBERTY - Services for Sam Campbell, 61, of Jamestown, will be 1 p.m.
Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford DeHart. Burial will
be in Salem Cemetery with military rites by the Casey County Funeral Squad.
He died Monday at Russell County Hospital.
Born Feb. 2, 1937, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Logan
and Ora ``Doll'' Foster Campbell. He was a retired postal employee and
a retired Navy veteran.
Survivors include a son, Dean Campbell of Cincinnati, Ohio; three daughters,
Toni Van Stone and Rhonda McCreary, both of Cincinnati, and Marsha McDonald
of New Hampshire; a brother, Ray Campbell of Athens, Ga.; two sisters,
Geneva Bell of Moreland and Elece Hatter of Indianapolis, Ind.; and 12
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Obituaries Nov. 19, 1998
Mary L. Edwards
RICHMOND - Mary Lousie Edwards, 74, of Richmond, died Wednesday at
Pattie A. Clay Hospital.
Born in Nicholasville, she was a member of First Baptist Church, St.
Andrews Neighborhood Association, Homemakers associations, and Midway College
Alumni Association. She was a school secretary and the widow of Lloyd D.
Survivors include two sons, Charles W. Edwards of Frankfort and Mark
S. Edwards of Richmond; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral
Home by the Revs. Bill Fort and William Young. Burial will be in Danville
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
Arlos B. Simpson
PERRYVILLE - Services for Arlos B. Simpson, 71, of North Main Street,
Monticello, formerly of Boyle County, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wilder Funeral
Home by the Rev. Wayne Malone. Burial will be in Simpson Cemetery, Casey
He died Tuesday at his home.
Born Oct. 25, 1927, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Charles
L. and Marianne Wilson Simpson. He was a retired bridge construction worker,
a member of Harvey Maguire Masonic Lodge 209 and Pine Lake Chapel, West
Survivors include his wife, Elaine Coggin Simpson; a son, Michael W.
Simpson of Danville; two stepdaughters, Shelia Gunter and Susan Perkins,
both of Monticello; a grandson; and four step grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Danny Bryant, Marshall Bryant, Stewart McDerrmott
Jr., Carroll Purdom, Carl Leffew and JoPat Preston.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
Obituaries Nov. 20, 1998
`Mac' Pyles, Mercer veterinarian co-owner of Harrodsburg Herald dies
William ``Mac'' Pyles
HARRODSBURG - Services for William ``Mac'' Pyles, 52, of Harrodsburg,
a veterinarian and part-owner of The Harrodsburg Herald, will be 11 a.m.
Saturday at Harrodsburg United Methodist Church by the Rev. Mark Girard.
A burial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday in Shannon Cemetery, Mason County.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pyles was a veterinarian and owner of Harrodsburg Animal Hospital.
He also was vice president and co-owner of The Harrodsburg Herald Inc.
He received his bachelor and masters degrees from University of Kentucky,
and his medical degree from Ohio State University. He was a member of American
Veterinary Medicine Association and Kentucky Veterinary Medicine Association.
He was a member of the board of directors of the Mercer County Health Department
and Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.
Born March 16, 1946, in Lexington, he was a son of James L. Pyles of
Mayesville and the late Mary E. Hutton Pyles.
Other survivors include his wife, Millie W. Pyles; a daughter, Laura
L. Pyles of Tallahassee, Fla.; a son, Charles M. Pyles of Harrodsburg;
three sisters, Jane Collins and Grace Yunker, both of Mayesville, and Elizabeth
Turner of LaGrange.
Pallbearers will be James Collins, Daniel Collins, John Collins, Jacob
Yunker, Van Cook, Lowell Halstead and Robert Warner.
Honorary pallbearers are Billy and John Pyles, Dr. Phillip Yunker,
and William and Glenn Turner.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel and after 9
a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may go to Excellence in Pet Care Memorial Fund, c/o Ohio
State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, 43210;
Harrodsburg United Methodist Church; or Fort Harrod Drama Productions.
Stella Nelson, 87, of Georgetown, formerly of Danville, died Thursday
at Hospice Care Center, Lexington.
Born July 4, 1911, in Lampasses, Texas, she was a daughter of the late
Simon and Hester Phipps Cockrell. She was a retired employee of Corning
Glass, a former member of Order of Eastern Star and Alum Springs First
Church of God, and a member of Georgetown First Church of God. She was
the widow of Leonard L. Nelson.
Survivors include three sons, Don Nelson of Georgetown, Paul Nelson
of Lexington and Ray Nelson of Hamilton, Ohio; three daughters, Ruth Estep
of Cincinnati, Jean Mink of Reading, Ohio, and Sue Beck of Danville; 15
grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by
the Rev. Byron Jessup and music by Celeste Hurst. Burial will be in Danville
Pallbearers will be Brandon and Mickey Middleton, Ray Nelson, Steven
Gorley, Dan Sunberg, Ronald Leach and James Nelson.
Honorary pallbearers are Mickey, Jackie and Dannie Welch, Adam and
Ronnie Leach, Jeff Hurst, Eddie Sutton and Jamie Keebortz.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive,
CORBIN - Glenroy Hoskins, 81, of Corbin died Wednesday at University
of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
She was a member of West Corbin Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence Hoskins; three sons, Bill Hoskins
of Corbin, John Hoskins of Rutherfordton, N.C., and Fred Hoskins of Danville;
two daughters, Mary Browning of Keavy and Sandy Faulkner of Corbin; a brother,
John Greene Jr. of Bowling Green; three sisters, Dorothy Guthrie of Pineville,
Katherine Walton of Middlesboro and Betty Pugh of Maryland; 17 grandchildren;
and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dottie
Hart; and a son, Steve Hoskins.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hart Funeral Home by the Revs.
Bill and Bill Ray Browning. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Diabetes Association.
Betty G. Storey
Services for Betty Jo Groh Storey, 62, of Danville will be 11 .am.
Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Jimmy Knifley. Burial will be
in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born Jan. 22, 1936, in Winchester she was a daughter of the late Harry
B. and Mildred A. Hughes Groh. She was a homemaker, and the widow of Clyde
Storey. She was a member of Perryville Christian Church, Harrodsburg and
Junction City homemaker clubs and Harrodsburg Bridge Club.
Survivors include three daughters, Rebecca Battoe of Moreland, Lora
Hogue of Danville and Rachel Ante of Omaha, Neb.; a brother, Edward Groh
of Maineville, Ohio; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Charles Sharp, David Huffman, Ned Honaker, Thomas
Kelly, Joe Burton and T.C. Claunch.
Honorary pallbearers are Glenn Hildebrandt, George Bechtel, Wade Hemphill,
Henry Grall and Ronnie Smith.
Visitation is 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Obituaries Nov. 22, 1998
Delmar R. Thomas
LIBERTY - Delmar Ray Thomas, 77, of Pellyton, died Wednesday at his
residence after an illness.
Born June 10, 1921, in Adair County, he was the son of the late Andy
and Cindy Price Thomas. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II. He
was a retired farmer.
Survivors include: his wife, Viola Clarkson Thomas; two sons, Eric
Thomas of Advance, Ind. and J.D. Thomas of Columbia; one sister, Dove Clements
of Danville, Ind.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were 2 p.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by Paul Patton.
Burial was in Cool Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Chris Thomas, Danny Milliser, Paul Gabbart, Joel Gabbart,
Doug Cox and Terry Pelly.
Mary S. King
Mary Belle Strevels King, 62, of Alum Springs Road, died Saturday at
her residence after an illness.
Born Dec. 11, 1935, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late
Jim and Clemie Tine Burger Strevels. She was a homemaker and a member of
Parksville Knob Baptist Church.
Survivors include: her husband, Delbert King; three daughters, Sheila
Alcorn and Linda Taylor, both of Danville, and Katina Smith of Hamilton,
Ohio; one son, Delbert Wayne King of Danville; one foster daughter, Debbie
Moberly of Parksville; one brother, Jack Strevels of Junction City; three
sisters, Frances Coffman of Indianapolis, Tina Logue of Harrodsburg and
Ruth King of Parksville; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial
will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.
Fannie B. Hopkins
LANCASTER - Fannie L. Brock Hopkins, 73, of Tinder Avenue, died Saturday
at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born April 12, 1925, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the
late Jess and Mary Holmes Brock. She was a homemaker and attended the Church
of God. She was the widow of Raymond W. Hopkins and was preceded in death
by a son, Johnny Lee Hopkins.
Survivors include: four sons, Ernest Hopkins, Raymond Hopkins Jr.,
Bradley Clay Hopkins and Larry W. Hopkins, all of Lancaster; three daughters,
Barbara A. Hatfield Bishop and Doris Mae Hornsby, both of Lancaster, and
Fannie Sue Hopkins of Junction City; three brothers, Ernest Brock, Jessie
Brock and C.H. Brock, all of Lancaster; one sister, Katie Gilbert of Irvine;
14 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren;
and five step-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev.
Gary King. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Michael Gipson, David M. Carter, Wendall
Hatfield, Kermit Boggs Jr., Roy Michael Hopkins, Gary Hammonds and David
Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today.
James D. Simpson
LEXINGTON - James ``Jim'' Donald Simpson, 68, of Lexington died Friday
at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born May 29, 1930, in Mackville, he was the son of the late Taylor
A. and Bertha Esther Corn Simpson. He was an Army veteran of the Korean
War. He was a retired employee of International Business Machines, Inc.,
Lexington and a member of Northern Heights Christian Church. He belonged
to the Oleika Shrine Temple.
Survivors include: his wife, Mary E. Simpson; one daughter, Melissa
B. Larmour of Lexington; two step-daughters, Libby Bennett of Louisville
and Paula Newkirk of Lexington; three brothers, Johnny Simpson and Billy
Simpson, both of Harrodsburg, and Dwight Simpson of Springfield; two sisters,
Lettie Mae Royalty of Louisville and Joyce Peel of Nicholasville; and three
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Northern Heights Christian Church,
Lexington, by the Revs. Bobby Rumer and Harvey Bream. Burial will be in
Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be noon-8 p.m. today at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home,
463 E. Main St., Lexington.
Memorials may be made to the Markey Cancer Center, 800 Rose St., Lexington,
Dwight Dale Pike
HARRODSBURG - Dwight Dale Pike, 40, of North Main Street, died Friday
at the Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.
Born May 16, 1958, in Cincinnati, he was the son of Jane Ann Canter
Moss of Columbia and the late Tommy D. Pike. He had served in the Army.
He was a masonry stainer with Nawkaw Company of Columbus, Ohio, and belonged
to the Baptist faith.
Additional survivors include: his step-father, J.T. Moss of Columbia;
one son, Tommy Pike of Germany; one daughter, Jessica Pike of Germany;
two sisters, Debbie Hurst and Barbara Key, both of Harrodsburg; two step-sisters,
Renee Hale of Frankfort and Brenda Vernia of New Albany, Ind.; and one
step-brother, Gary Moss of Harrodsburg.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev.
Robert Logue. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Patterson, Tony Dearing, Gary Moss, David
Gibson, George Lunsford and Robert Mann.
Memorials may be made to the Markey Cancer Center, Lexington.
STANFORD - Ora Robbins, 84, of Stanford House Nursing Home, died Friday
at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 7, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Reuben and Myrtle
Oddit Robbins. She was a homemaker and a member of McKinney Christian Church.
Survivors include: two daughters, Mary Moore of Hustonville and Joyce
Martin of Stanford; three brothers, John Robbins of Ashland, James Robbins
of Dayton and Elsberry Robbins of Stanford; two sisters, Arzella Griffin
of Miamisburg, Ohio, and Dorothy Gilpin of Hustonville; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Aaron
Snelling and Jeff Helton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today.
Kernie A. Wesley
SCIENCE HILL - Kernie A. Wesley, 66, of Sims Branch Road, Kings Mountain,
died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born Aug. 4, 1932, on Polly Ann Ridge, he was the son of the late Amon
and Daisy Young Wesley. He was a retired machinist.
Survivors include his wife, Maggie Coleman Wesley; two sons, Roger
Wesley of Fremont, Calif., and Bobby Wesley of Kings Mountain; three daughters,
Donna Sims and Lisa Sims, both of Kings Mountain, and Penny Frederick of
Liberty; two brothers, Phillip Wesley and Lanny Wesley, both of Cincinnati;
five sisters, Lois Roberts of Casey County and Jean Roberts, Lucille Wadkins,
Peggy Roberts, all of Cincinnati, and Sheila Watson of Covington; eight
grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home
by Delmar Whitter. Burial will be in Sardis Cemetery in Ansel.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. today.
Ethel D. Seawright
Services for Ethel Florence Davis Seawright, 85, formerly of Latimer
Heights, will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Church of God of America, Martin
Luther King Boulevard, by the Rev. Larry Weathers. Burial will be in Hilldale
She died Thursday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Sept. 8, 1913, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the
late Anna Frances Bronston Payne. She was a long-time employee of Dr. and
Mrs. Charles Renfro, as well as an employee of Danville Laundry and Danville
Re-dryer. She was a long-time member of the Church of God of America where
she served as a deaconess for more than 55 years, Sunday School teacher
for the Adult Class and a member of the Willing Workers Club. She was the
widow of Henry Seawright.
Survivors include one half-brother, William S. ``Baby Boy'' Payne of
Visitation will be after noon Monday until time of the service at the
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arvil W. Terry
LIBERTY - Arvil W. Terry, 81, died Friday at his home after a long
Born Sept. 10, 1917, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Gene
Albert and Sarah Jane Cain Terry. He was a deacon at the Dunnville Christian
Church and a Kentucky Colonel. He was a retired sawmill and lumber businessman.
Survivors include: his wife, Elizabeth Thomas Terry; one son, Gary
Terry of Dunnville; one brother, Roy Terry of Liberty; one sister, Stella
May of Indiana; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the
Revs. Paul Viers and Jimmy Brown. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Greg Neat, Donald and David Tarter, Thurman and
Larry Terry, Steve Fox and Glen and Dale Wilson.
Visitation will be after 8 a.m. today.
Memorials may go to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
Martha T. Wesley
STANFORD - Services for Martha A. Thompson Wesley, 78, of Arnold Towers,
formerly of Preachersville, will be 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by
Elvin Thompson. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
Born March 26, 1920, in Bell County, she was the daughter of the late
William Matt and Lurinda Robbins Thompson. She was a retired press operator
at Palm Beach Co. for 37 1/2 years and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Imogene W. Harness of Stanford and
Eula Lee Saylor Eaton of Danville; one brother, Richard Thompson of Pineville;
four sisters, Anna Mae Wilder of Stanford, Elsie Gibbons of Bowling Green
and Nellie Thompson and Lydia Edna Orr, both of Dayton; five grandchildren;
one great-grandchild; and two step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David Thompson, Steven Thompson, Michael Thompson,
John Saylor, Bobby Wayne Baker and Leon Harris.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of the service today.
Obituaries Nov. 23, 1998
Alger O. Ladd
DAWSON SPRINGS - Alger Otis Ladd, 95, of Danville, died Friday at Harrodsburg
Health Care Center.
Born March 27, 1903, in Christian County, he was a son of the late
Wiley J. and Sarah E. Ladd. He was a farmer and a retired employee of Outwood
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ladd, a daughter, Dolores Brown of
Danville; three grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Beshear Funeral Home. Burial
will be in Rosedale Cemetery.
Jessie W. Adams
CRAB ORCHARD - Jessie Willard Adams, 71, of Georgetown, formerly of
Waynesburg, died Saturday at Georgetown Community Hospital of complications
associated with pneumonia and congestive heart failure.
Born Aug. 10, 1927, in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late Leroy and
Lillie F. Oaks Adams. He was a farmer and attended the Baptist church.
Survivors include three sons, Eugene Adams of Waynesburg and Randy
and Hershel Adams, both of Crab Orchard; seven daughters, Juanita Rousey
and Dorothy Saylor, both of Lancaster, Gerri White and Judy Petrey, both
of Georgetown, Carolyn Townsend of Monroe, Ohio, Vivian Denny of Crab Orchard
and Wanda Toney of Somerset; a sister, Lou Goforth of Liberty; a brother,
Bradley Adams of Waynesburg; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two children, Williard Jr. and Arlene Adams.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home
by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Baptist Church
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Thelma W. Ruble
LOUISVILLE - Thelma W. Naylor Ruble, 84, of Louisville, died Sunday
at Baptist Hospital East.
Born in Buena Vista in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late
John I. and Ollie Mae Scott Naylor. She was a homemaker, a member of Oak
Ridge (Tenn.) Woman's Club and the Red Cross. She was a member of Crescent
Hill Baptist Church and the widow of Jerome B. Ruble.
Survivors include three daughters, Norma J. Ruble of Louisville, Betty
Miller of Lexington and Carol Stovall of Atlanta, Ga.; three sisters, Nellie
Masser of Tavares, Fla., Esther Wiley of Lexington and Tavares, and JoAnn
Spivey of Lexington; a brother, Jack Naylor of Tavares; five grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Crescent Hill Baptist Church and
1 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home, Lancaster, by the Rev. Don Sisk.
Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at Arch L.
Heady- Cralle Funeral Home, Louisville, and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at
Ramsey Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Crescent Hill Baptist Church.
Paul R. Barker
LANCASTER - Paul Ray Barker, 57, of Hamm Hill Road, died Sunday at
Born Nov. 22, 1941, in Garrard County, he was a son of Dorothy Dailey
Barker of Lancaster and the late Lee Barker. He was a farmer and carpenter,
and a member of Danville Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Patterson Barker; two sons, Kendall
Barker and Glendan Barker, both of Garrard County; a daughter, Gena Robyn
of Garrard County; a brother, Joe Barker of Garrard County; four sisters,
Brook Sparks of and Doris Baker, both of Garrard County, Dixie Holman of
Lancaster, and Judy Preston of Lexington; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial will
be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
LIBERTY - Fayrene Chadwell, 49, of Windsor, died Sunday at Taylor County
Hospital, Campbellsville, of natural causes.
Born July 27, 1949, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Exie Harris
Sayers of Liberty and the late Hiram Sayers. She was a former employee
of Watson's Sawmill and a member of Canaan Valley Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jackie Chadwell; four daughters, Brenda
Lynn of Windsor, Glenda Eads, Bobbie Jo Eads and Sharon Byrd, all of Liberty;
a son, Marlet Chadwell of Liberty; three brothers, Roscoe, Garnett and
Jack Sayers, all of Liberty; three sisters, Betty Cundiff of Dunnville,
and Rosanne Goodin and Artie Davenport, both of Liberty; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev.
Vernon Blakey. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Monday.
Memorials may go to a family funeral fund at Bartle Funeral Home.
Lucille B. Layton
CAMPBELLSVILLE - Lucille Beazley Layton, of Campbellsville, died there
Born July 21, 1906, in Garrard County, she was a retried employee of
Kentucky Utilities, a member of St. Asaph Chapter of Daughters of the American
Revolution in Danville. She was a former member of Business and Professional
Womens Club and the widow of Thomas G. Layton.
Survivors include a brother, James A. Beazley of Lexington; and a sister,
Virginia B. Johnson of Lexington.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
by the Revs. Paul Patton and Charles Taylor.
Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
George A. Pike
WAYNESBURG - George A Pike, 68, of Cemetery Road, died Saturday at
Born March 9, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late George
W. and Hattie Brimmer Pike. He was a retired farmer and attended Miracle
Survivors include a son, Robert A. ``Bobby'' Pike of Waynesburg; a
daughter, Melissa A. Pike of Waynesburg; three brothers, Ed Pike of Columbus,
Ind., John Pike of Louisville, and Joe Pike of Waynesburg.
Services were scheduled this morning at Miracle Temple Church by Vernon
Smith. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Luke, John, Rick, Donnie and Roy Pike and Dannie
WAYNESBURG - Naomi Purdue, 82, of Hwy. 3276, died Sunday at Fort Logan
Born Feb. 14, 1916, in Knot County, she was a daughter of the late
Cecil C. and Neva Cook Bates. She was a retired employee of American Greetings
Co. and the widow of Frederick C. Purdue.
Survivors include a son, Richard Purdue of Waynesburg; a sister, Mary
Alice Caldwell of Waynesburg; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home
by the Rev. Wayne Stevens. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Mary S. King
Services for Mary Belle Strevels King, 62, of Alum Springs Road, were
11 a.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Terry Cornish.
Burial was in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Saturday at her residence after an illness.
Pallbearers are James Strevels, Patrick Alcorn, Troy Daugherty, J.R.
Sargeant, Darrell Alcorn and George Routin.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.