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Obituaries Jan. 3, 1999

Mabel Tarter
Mabel Tarter, 85, of Danville, died Friday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Aug. 19, 1913, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Maude Chasteen Grooms. She was a housewife and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. She was the widow of Lester Tarter and was preceded in death by a daughter, Hilda Tarter, and a son, Donnie Wayne Tarter.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Bastin of Danville; two sons, Bill Tarter of Moreland and Richard Tarter of Batavia, Ohio; two sisters, Ruth Witt of Nashville, Tenn., and Lillie Brockman of Indianapolis; one brother, Leonard Grooms of Booneville, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Monday. 

Vina Caudill
LIBERTY - Vina Caudill, 85, of Liberty, died Friday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Sept. 16, 1913, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Mac Allen Whited. She was a housewife and a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was the widow of Bryant Caudill and was preceded in death by a son, Waynard Caudill.
Survivors include three nieces, Louise Atwood, Maxine Murphy and Vallie Jean Murphy, all of Liberty and two nephews, Ernest Atwood Jr., of Liberty and Marvin Atwood of Danville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Monday. 

James W. Edwards
CRAB ORCHARD - James Wilson ``Jim'' Edwards, 83, of Burgin Street, died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born July 29, 1915, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of the late William Edgar and Nannie Wilson Edwards. He was a former co-owner of S & T Hardware Store in Crab Orchard and a farmer. He was a member of Turkeytown Baptist Church until the church was destroyed by fire. Since 1951, he belonged to Watts Chapel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by twin sons, Danny Dale Edwards and Jimmy Lee Edwards.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Mae Baker Edwards; one daughter, Brenda LaFevers of Crab Orchard; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home Chapel by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Buddy Hawkins, Barney Hoskins, Ralph Baker, Jefferson Calico, Mike Hawkins and Johnathan Edwards.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dickie Ledford Sr., Johnny Armstrong, Luther Wilkerson, John Shelton, Raymond Nunn and Delbert Hawkins.
Visitation will be after 4:30 p.m. today. 

Ida R. Clifton
LANCASTER - Ida Rae Clifton, 78, of Southway Drive, died Friday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Oct. 13, 1920, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Moody Hurt Preston. She was a factory worker and a member of Assembly of God Church in Kettering, Ohio, and attended Faith Fellowship Church, Danville. She was the widow of Charles Clifton.
Survivors include three sisters, Ruth Turner, Edith Baker and Grace Peel, all of Lancaster; four half-sisters, Leoma Turner, Nina Gilliam and Patsy Gilliam, all of Lancaster, and Bonnie Ledford, of Stanford; three half-brothers, Virgil Preston and Kinnaird Preston, both of Mitchellsburg, and David Preston of Lancaster.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Rudy Henderson and Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Miami Valley Memory Gardens in Dayton, Ohio.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today. 

Edna C. Quinn
HARRODSBURG - Services for Edna C. Quinn, 70, of Mooreland Avenue, were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Edward Turpin and Doug Vandivier. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Wednesday following a traffic accident Wednesday morning in Mercer County.
Born Feb. 2, 1928, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Charley and Lilly Claunch. She was a retired 31-year employee of Cricketeer, Harrodsburg, and served as a tour guide at Shakertown at Pleasant Hill. She attended Perryville Church of God. She was the widow of Elton Quinn.
Survivors include two sons, Larry D. Catlett of Harrodsburg and William K. Proctor of Woodstock, Ga.; one daughter, Peggy Vandivier of Mercer County; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Billy Russell, Buford Lewis, Doug Cooper, Kenny Whiteside, Chris Quinn and Derrick Vandivier.

Obituaries Jan. 4, 1999

Verlie Bryant
Verlie Bryant, 88, of Lucas Street, Junction City, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 9, 1910, in Clay County, she was a daughter of the late Ben and Sally Garrison Bailey. She was a homemaker and the widow of Albert Bryant. She was a member of Southern Avenue Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a daughter, Geneva Roberts of Danville, eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Gillock.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Visitation is after 12:30 Tuesday. 

Ivan L. Murphy
Ivan Lee Murphy Sr., 80, of North Fifth Street, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 25, 1918, in Garrard County, was a son the late James and Jenny Davis Murphy. He was a cross-country pipeline construction explosives expert. He was the widower of Virginia Coomer Murphy and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. 
Survivors include two sons, Ivan L. Murphy Jr. and James E. Murphy, both of Danville; three daughters, Mary Leathers of Danville, Ruth West of Louisville and Margie Walls of LaGrange; three sisters, Thelma Franklin of Danville, Gladys Leonard of Salem, Ind., and Mrs. Clifford Bugg of Harrodsburg; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Tuesday. 

Herbert K. Dorton
LANCASTER - Herbert K. Dorton, 90, of Lexington Road died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 30, 1908, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late William A. and Sallie Huffman Dorton. He was a farmer, the oldest member of Forks of Dix River Baptist Church and served as grand marshall of the 1998 Garrard County Tobacco Festival. He was a board member of Garrard County Water Association, Garrard County Soil Conservation and Camp Dick Fire and Rescue Department. He was a former member of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service committee and an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Howard Dorton; a daughter, Carolyn D. Mulcahy of Lancaster; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna F. Hancock.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Browning. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Gordon and Gary Long, Billy Doolin, Mark Metcalf, Woody Leavell, Paul Greer and Jimmy Huffman. 
Honorary pallbearers are James McCane, Clyde Sherrow, J.W. Cormney, Kenneth Sowder, Vickie Gibson, Tammy Ellis, Jenny Whittaker and Paul Ballard.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Monday. 

Louise S. Rogers
LANCASTER - Louise Speake Rogers, 71, of Eastland Acres, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 3, 1927, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Lillie Arnold Speake. She was a retired administrative secretary for Garrard County Board of Education and a member of Hyattsville Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Bill B. Rogers, a daughter, Linda R. Baird of Stanford; two brothers, Ralph Speake of Lexington and Harold T. Speake of Paint Lick; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Billy B. Rogers.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Everett Priddy and Kenny Speake. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today. 
Memorials may go to Hyattsville Baptist Church. 

Blanche R. Shewmaker
SPRINGFIELD - Blanche Royalty Shewmaker, 88, of Mackville, died Sunday at her home.
Born April 22, 1910, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Timothy and Etta Pinkston Roylaty. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Harmon Shewmaker; a son, Carlton Shewmaker; four daughters, Loveda Scott, Jo Sutton, Elaine Hatchett and June Shewmaker; all of Mackville; two sisters, Katheryn Baker of Mackville and Laverne Lay of Harrodsburg; six grandsons; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Carey & Son Funeral Home by the Rev. Chuck Robinson. Burial will be in Peter Cemetery, Mackville.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to New Harmony Baptist Church steeple fund. 

Cecil L. Stickler
STANFORD - Cecil Lewis Stickler, 79, of Ottenheim, died Sunday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born in Pulaski County, she was a homemaker and a member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church. She was the widow of William Stickler.
Survivors include two sons, Eugene Lewis of Columbus, Ohio, and Jeff Stickler of Ottenheim; seven daughters, Eva Gutenson, Amanda Sizemore, Wilma Padgett and Mary Messer, all of Waynesburg, Emma Mullins of Stanford, Linda Mitchell of Augusta, Ga., and Margaret Caldwell of Danville; 19 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in St. Sylvester Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mark and James Gutenson, Hobert Jr. and Wallace Mullins, David Lewis, George Jr. and Scott Sizemore and Michael Padgett. Honorary pallbearers are Chad Caldwell and Tyler Stickler.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Brenda J. Wade
HARRODSBURG - Brenda Jo Wade, 39, of Cornishville Road, died Friday at Haggin Memorial Hospital of natural causes.
Born May 28, 1959, in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of Raymond and Venetta Marksbury Wade of Harrodsburg. She was a legal secretary for Kentucky State Library Archives, a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church and Women's Democratic Club of Mercer County. She was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.
Other survivors include three brothers, Dennis, David and Kenny Wade, all of Harrodsburg. 
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. David Hartman. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chad, Mark, Bruce and Timothy Wade, Mark Stone and Brent Steel.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Christian Church or Heritage Hospice. 

Bill R. Watkins
MORELAND - Bill Ray Watkins, 65, of Greensburg, Ind., formerly of Lincoln County, died Saturday in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born Nov. 4, 1933, in Perry County, he was a son of the late George and Beatrice Patrick Watkins. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Atkins Watkins; a son, Bobby Watkins of Lansing, Mich.; two stepsons, Bill Waddell of Elizabethtown and Tony Waddell of New Salem; six stepdaughters, Billie Jo Gault of Greensburg; Sherry Rosser, Missy Trunell and Jenny Hayes, all of Elizabethtown, Vicki Bodner of Louisville and Kim Rodgers of Danville; a sister, Bonnie McWhorter of New Salem; 14 step grandchildren; and a step great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Rick Naylor and Herman Meaders. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kim and Larry McWhorter, George Yocum, Ryan Gault, Jimmy Trunell and Doc Ray.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday. 

Mabel Tarter
Services for Mabel Tarter, 85, of Danville, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Kelly, Michelle, Billy, Hilary and Charles Tarter, Holly Lay and Shane Bastin.

Raymond Vaughn
HARRODSBURG - Services for Raymond Vaughn, 76, of Mooreland Avenue, were Friday at Bethel #1 Cumberland Presbyterian Church by the Rev. James Byrd. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Born Dec. 11, 1922, in London, he was a son of the late Laith and Martha Adams Vaughn. He was a retired soap factory employee and a member and elder of Bethel #1 Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was the widower of Sally Weldon Vaughn.
Survivors include three daughters, Rita Johnson and Janie Cunningham, both of Mercer County and Glynda Vaughn of Ohio; a son, Joel Vaughn Cunningham of Harrodsburg; a sister, Elsie Vaughn of London; two brothers, Lee Vaughn and Russ Vaughn, both of London; many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries Jan. 5, 1999

Edith F. Gillock
LIBERTY - Edith Faye Gillock, 59, of Poplar Hill Road, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 29, 1939, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Elvis and Della Clements Luttrell. She was a homemaker and a member of Clearview Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a daughter, Stella D. Luttrell of Liberty; four sons, Ricky, Marty and Michael Luttrell and Joseph Gillock, all of Liberty; a brother, J.B. Luttrell of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Fredia Lane of Lancaster; 11 grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. George H. Brown. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Blake Shirley
HARRODSBURG - Blake Shirley Jr., 61, of Woodsland Drive, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital. Lexington.
Born Dec. 10, 1937, in Harrodsburg, he was a son of the late Blake and Laura Vivian Shirley. He was a stock clerk at Wal-Mart and a Marine veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jaffer Shirley; two daughters, Laura A. Shirley and Lisa M. Shirley, both of Texas.
A memorial service will he held at a later date.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 

Kenneth Stump
LANCASTER - Kenneth Stump, 76, of Kings Mill Road, Boyle County, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 30, 1922, in Putman, Va., he was a son of the late Silas and Mae Hunter Stump. He was a retired farmer and a member of Garrard County Adult Day Care Center.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Turner-Underwood Stump; a son, Lowell D. Adkins of Lancaster; several step-children; and a sister, Helen Patrick of Lancaster.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Sherman Willoughby. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Tuesday. 

Donald Miller
Graveside services for Donald S. Miller, 72, of Nashville, Tenn., will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Tim Noel. 
He died Dec. 26. at his home.
Born Dec. 26, 1926, in Grand Forks, N.C., he was a son of the late Ernest and Inez Coleman Miller. He was a retired sales manager for Chicago Printed String Corp. and an Army veteran.
Survivors include cousins, Dorothy Renfro of Danville, Virginia Hutchison of Brentwood, Tenn., and Hattie Johnson of Hattiesburg, Miss.; a nephew, Randall Miller of Pasa Robles, Calif.; and a niece, Janet Bergman of San Louis Obispo, Calif.
Memorials may go to March of Dimes.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Verlie Bryant
Services for Verlie Bryant, 88, of Lucas Street, Junction City, were scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, David Bryant, Brook Roberts, Douglas, Roger and Bobby Gillock, Tim and Scotty Williams and Jerry Medley. 

Ivan L. Murphy
Services for Ivan Lee Murphy Sr., 80, of North Fifth Street, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Coffman, Glen Nutgrass, Dan Terry, Barley Lister, Eddie Sherrow, Greg Farmer, Todd Shepherd and Jimmy Crutchfield.
Honorary pallbearers are G.G. Harmon, Dr. Gary Bunch, and doctors and staff of Danville Family Physicians.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Lula B. Thompson
Services for Lula Bottoms Thompson, 106, of Arnold Towers, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. 
Born July 24, 1892, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Moses and Betty Yocum Bottoms. She was a cook for the Devine family and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be deacons of First Baptist Church.
Honorary pallbearers are Andrew Williams and Clay Moore.
Visitation is 1 p.m. Wednesday until time of service at the church.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Georgia M. White
Services for Georgia Mae White, 73, of Drakes Creek Road, Lancaster, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Flatwoods Baptist Church in Garrard County by the Rev. Hosea Hunt. Burial will be in Flatwood Cemetery.
She died Sunday at her home.
Born Jan. 7, 1925, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Rothwell. She was a housekeeper and a member of Flatwoods Baptist Church and its church aide ministry. She was the widow of James W. White.
Survivors include three daughters, Dorthery Green of Crab Orchard, Helen Harris of Hollandale, Fla., and Delphine Adams of Waukegan, Ill.; two sons, Wayne White of Lexington and Rickey White of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Hilda Farris of Berea and Eliza Nickolson of Connerville, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Anthony and James Harris, Cyril and John Green, Marcus and Wayne White Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Bessie Day, Ruth Ison, Gracie Sebastian, Priscilla Flynn and Lynda Walker.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Herbert K. Dorton
LANCASTER - Services for Herbert K. Dorton, 90, of Lexington Road, were today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Browning with burial in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Memorials may go to Forks of Dix River Baptist Church or Camp Dick Fire and Rescue Department. 

Estelle M. Kirkpatrick
STANFORD - Services for Estelle Merriman Kirkpatrick, 92, of Logan Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Steven Smith. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 
She died Sunday at Stanford House nursing home.
Born Feb. 24, 1906, in Moreland, she was a daughter of the late W.M. and Annie Watts Merriman. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Christian Church. She was the widow of Joseph H. Kirkpatrick.
Survivors include three sons, Joe Kirkpatrick Jr. of Powell, Ind., and Glynn and James Kirkpatrick, both of Danville; three daughters, Maxine Fazioli of Troy, N.Y., Sandra Cortoy of Venice, Fla., and Patricia Burton of Stanford; a brother, Harry Merriman of Moreland; 21 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, William and Bobby Kirkpatrick.
Pallbearers will be Billy Jr., Roger, Joe III, Emily and Julia Kirkpatrick, Charmine Townes and Richard Fazioli. Honorary pallbearers are grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today. 

Louise S. Rogers
LANCASTER - Services for Louise Speake Rogers, 71, of Eastland Acres, were held today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Everett Priddy and Kenny Speake. Burial was in Paint Lick Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers were Walter Caldwell Jr., Bob Marshbanks, Wayne Smiley, Dr. William Wesley, Kenny Rogers and Gleason Wells.
Memorials may go to Hyattsville Baptist Church. 

Virginia R. Sanders
HARRODSBURG - Services for Virginia Ruth Sanders, 89, of Lexington Road, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born July 29, 1909, in Monticello, she was a daughter of the late Samuel K. and Pearl Conley Daugherty. She was a teacher at Mount Moriah and Fairview schools, a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church and the widow of Byford Sanders.
Survivors include three sons, John D. Sanders of Harrodsburg, Roy B. Sanders Jr. of Anderson County, and Gerald L. Sanders of Louisville; a brother, Louis Daugherty of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Irene Cunningham of Lawrenceburg, Dorothy Finnell of Georgetown and Gertrude Sageser of Lexington; nine grandchildren; a step grandchild; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dwayne Williams, Eric and Michael Sanders, Bill Royalty, Steven Bailey and Kevin Monsour. 
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday until time of service.
Memorials may go to Alzheimers Association, 801 South Limestone, Suite E, Lexington, 40508. 

Obituaries Jan. 6, 1999

Elwood E. Lay
HARRODSBURG - Elwood E. ``Woody'' Lay, 70, of North Greenville Street, died Monday at his home after an illness. 
Born March 2, 1928, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late William R. and Mary N. Wright Lay. He was a retired employee of Corning Glass Works after 40 years, a Marine Corps veteran and a member of the Centennial Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Glayton Lay; two daughters, Wanda J. Lay of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Wilma J. Linton of Harrodsburg; two brothers, William Lay of Harrodsburg and Charles Lay of Sandusky, Ohio.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Parks Funeral Home by the Revs. J.D. Short III, Phillip Yates and Herbert Dunn Jr. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery with military rites. 
Pallbearers will be George Fishers Jr., Kelly Bugg, Joe Denny, Alonzo Bottoms, Leon Gooch, Donald Gritton, Albert Taylor and Andy Harris.
Honorary pallbearers are Bo Yeast, Larry Henniger, Charles Parks Sr., Louis Kerrick, Richard Dart, James Bryant and Norman Bartleson.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to Centennial Baptist Church building fund or American Heart Association. 

Earl A. Mann
SPRINGFIELD - Earl A. Mann, 79, of Springfield, died Monday at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
Born Oct. 14, 1919, in Washington County, he was a son of the late James H. and Nancy Ellen Pinkston Mann. He was a member and deacon of Springfield Baptist Church and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was co-owner of E.W. Bates Hardware.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Gowdy Mann; a son, Jimmy Mann of Winchester; two daughters, Joan Mann of Danville and Marsha McSwain of Louisville; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Springfield Baptist Church by the Rev. Lonnie Bradley. Burial will be in Springfield Cemetery.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. today at Carey & Son Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Springfield Baptist Church building fund. 

Charlotte McChord
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Charlotte McChord of West Hartford, Conn., formerly of Danville, died Sunday after an illness.
She taught high school at Kentucky School for the Deaf from 1969-1972. She received her law degree in 1979 and practiced law in Danville. In 1980, McChord was named assistant Boyle County attorney. She served as president of the Katie Webster Rankin Garden Club and the American Association of University Women while in Danville.
After moving to West Hartford in 1981, she had a law practice there. She also had taught at the Virginia School for the Deaf. She was born in Mayfield and was a graduate of Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky School of Law.
Survivors include her husband, Winfield McChord, former KSD superintendent and currently executive director of the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford; and a daughter, Shannon.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Episcopal Church, 697 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. 

William A. Ransdell
Services for William Allen ``Billy'' Ransdell, 32, of South Alta Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Revs. Tim Noel and Jo Garnett. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan 21, 1966, in Boyle County, he was a son of Mack and Dee Dee Williams Ransdell of Danville. He was a service representative for Lesher Fire Protection Service and a volunteer for Harrodsburg Fire Department. He also was a former volunteer for Lincoln County West End Emergency Medical Service.
Survivors include his companion, Denise Ralls; two daughters, Cori L. Lanham of Perryville and Brittney Ransdell of Danville; a son, Seth Ransdell of Perryville; two stepsons, Nathan and Mitchell Ralls of Danville; a brother, Keith Ransdell of Danville; and a sister, Beth A. Kohler of Danville.
Pallbearers will be Monty Trower, Henry Sims, Don Green, Derek Robbins, Ron Bruins, Stewart Dawson, Doug Russell and Nathan Ralls.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Harrodsburg City Fire Department.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and 10 a.m. Friday until time of services at the church. 

Herrick B. Tyler
Services for Herrick Boyer Tyler, 89, of Orchard Drive, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Bausum. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 7, 1909, in Washington County, he was a son of the late William L. and Stella D. Luster Tyler. He was a retired employee of Kentucky State Hospital and a member of Salt River Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lula Prewitt Tyler; a son, Walter ``Buddy'' Tyler of Danville; a sister, Maggie Russell of Harrodsburg; two granddaughters; and four great-granddaughters.
Pallbearers are Darrell Young, Terry Goode, Wade Followell, James Yates, Johnny Morgan and Jackie Warren.
Honorary pallbearers are deacons of Salt River Baptist Church.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Gideons International. 

Bessie E. Jenkins
LANCASTER - Services for Bessie E. Jenkins, 88, of Lancaster, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Daryl Hodge and Everett Priddy. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Monday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born April 4, 1910, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late William and Lucy Isaacs Shearer. She was a homemaker and attended Lancaster Church of the Nazarene. She was the widow of Howard Jenkins.
Survivors include three sisters, Helen Goins of Lancaster, Mary Barnes of Lexington and Anna M. Martin of Paris; and two brothers, Virgil Shearer of Lexington and Bulan Shearer of Lancaster.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Burkhart, Bill Carpenter, Scott Cash, Sammy Watkins, Jean Goins and Tommy Robinson.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. 

Blake Shirley
HARRODSBURG - A memorial service for Blake Shirley Jr. will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. David Hartman. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. 

Kenneth Stump
LANCASTER - Services for Kenneth Stump, 76, of Kings Mill Road, Boyle County, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Sherman Willoughby. Burial is in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Nephews served as pallbearers.


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