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Obituaries Feb. 23, 1999

Art Leche, editor of Gathering Place, dies 
Arthur W. Leche
Arthur W. Leche, 84, of Goggin Lane, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
He was editor of The Gathering Place News, the senior citizens newsletter which appears in The Advocate-Messenger. He also volunteered as a tax preparer for senior citizens.
Born June 5, 1914, in Lima, Ohio, he was a son of the late Paul L. and Marian Smith Leche. He was a retired employee of the U.S. Department of Defense, a member of Indian Hills Christian Church, and a volunteer and board member of Danville-Boyle County Senior Citizens.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Mansfield Leche; two sons, Lawrence A. Leche of Louisville and Randal S. Leche of Lexington; a sister, Jackie Kwallek of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a grandson.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Odis Clark. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may go to Boyle County Senior Citizens or Indian Hills Christian Church. 

Esther C. Coyle
Esther Mae Cox Coyle, 92, of Baughman Avenue, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 18, 1906, in Marion County, she was a daughter of the late Dennis and Maggie J. Dearing Cox. She was a homemaker, a member of Danville Church of Christ and the widow of William ``Joe'' Coyle.
Survivors include two daughters, Lucille Smith and Louise Manning, both of Danville; a brother, Beeler Cox of Forkland; and three granddaughters.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Steve Wolfgang. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Wiley B. Faw Jr.
SCIENCE HILL - Wiley B. ``Buddy'' Faw Jr., 43, of Waynesburg, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Jan. 4, 1956, in Louisville, he was a son of Wiley B. and Geneva Willis Faw. He was a student at Eastern Kentucky University, a former pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, Broughtontown, Three Springs (Ky.) Baptist Church, Polly Ann Baptist Church, Eubank, and Freedom Baptist Church, Stanford. He attended Pleasant View Baptist Church, Waynesburg.
Survivors include his wife, Vicki Padgett Faw; a son, Wiley B. Faw III of Longview, Texas; a daughter, Rebecca L. Faw of Williamsburg; a brother, Jacob Faw of Somerset; and two sisters, Rhonda Cassel of Dayton, Ohio, and Mira Reeves of Japan.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Olive Baptist Church, Waynesburg, by the Revs. Don Meece and C.E. Jacobs. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may go to Pleasant View Baptist Church, 13571 Hwy. 1247, Waynesburg, 40489, Wiley B. Faw Memorial Fund to be used at Northeast Baptist Pastor's School, Gombi, Nigeria. 

Herbert Griffin
LIBERTY - Herbert D. Griffin, 59, of Campbellsville, died Sunday at Taylor County Hospital.
Born Sept. 7, 1939, in Casey County, he was a son of Mabel Cochran Burkett of Fort Myers, Fla., and the late Herbert T. Griffin. He was a retired painting contractor and a member of Craftsman Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Johnson Griffin; and a brother, Charles Griffin of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Ricky Johnson, George Hancock and Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Estil V. Lucas
LIBERTY - Estil V. Lucas, 90, of Liberty, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Lucas' hobby was composing poems. He has written a book, ``Poems of the Hills'' which has been published twice. The poems are about his experiences in life.
Born March 13, 1908, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late William A. and Alice R. Walls Lucas. He was a carpenter and general contractor, a World War II veteran, and a deacon and elder of the First Christian Church. He was the widower of Hazel Wesley Lucas.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Lucas of Hustonville; and a daughter, Clara R. Wiser of Mooresville, Ind.; two sisters, Maude Coleman of Danville and Myrtle Lucas of Louisville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Homer Hecht. Burial will be in Middleburg Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Wednesday. 

Virgil McWilliams
LIBERTY - Virgil McWilliams Jr., 62, of Dunnville, died Sunday at Russell County Hospital.
Born May 4, 1936, in Woodford County, he was a son of the late Virgil and Julia Wethington McWilliams. He was a retired sanitation worker and a member of Mount Calvary Community Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Lay McWilliams; a daughter, Jennifer Walls of Dunnville; a son, Jamie McWilliams of Liberty; a brother, Billy McWilliams of Liberty; two sisters, Dorothy Evans of Liberty and Lucille Rigney of Reelsville, Ind.; and a grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Thomastown Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today. 

Richard B. Minor
DAYTON, Ohio - Richard Beard Minor, 72, of Dayton, formerly of Danville, died Friday in Dayton.
Born Sept. 16, 1926, in Bradfordsville, he was a son of the late Hugh and Tommie Beard Minor. He was the widower of Ann DiNatallie Minor. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include two sons, Richie Minor and David Minor, both of Dayton; three sisters, Georgia Case of Danville, Frances Burger of Dayton and Mary Elizabeth Placilla of Harrodsburg; a brother, Jack Minor of Dayton; and four grandchildren.
Services and burial were in Dayton. 

Helen E. Posey
LIBERTY - Helen E. Posey, 87, of Liberty, died Monday at Taylor County Hospital.
Born March 16, 1911, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Everett and Della Wethington. She was a homemaker, a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and the widow of Vitus Posey.
Survivors include five sons, Winfrey Posey of Lebanon, Ind., Carroll Posey of Notre Dame, Ind., Frankie Posey of Russell Springs, Vernon Posey and Gary Posey, both of Louisville; five daughters, Alene Hicks and Betty Ann Terry, both of Liberty, Pauline Posey of Bardstown, Patty Higgs of Louisville and Alice McAleer of Dallas, Texas; a sister, Anna Wethington of Liberty; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Bernard Catholic Church by the Rev. Joe Hall. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Vitiation is after 4 p.m. Wednesday. 

Georgia Mercer
STANFORD - Services for Georgia Mercer, 93, of Stanford House Nursing Home, formerly of Lincoln Terrace Apartments, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Beck and Billy Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday in Stanford.
Born May 20, 1905, in Clay County, she was a daughter of the late Elehan and Sara Howard Wilson. She was a homemaker, a member of Geneva Community Church and the widow of Charlie P. Mercer.
Survivors include two daughters, Anna L. Jeffries and Illa M. Kayes, both of Stanford; a brother, Denham Wilson of Flint, Mich.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a step grandson; and two step great-granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Gary Brummett, Charles Walls, Bob Jeffries, O.C. Robbins, Don Warren and Pat Peck.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today. 

Obituaries Feb. 24, 1999

Seth King
Joshua Seth King, 19, of Lexington, died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born May 15, 1979, in Richmond, he was a son of Stephen T. King of Danville and Angela Ruth Arnold Osborne of Lexington. He was a 1997 graduate of Danville High School where he was a member of the golf team which won the regional tournament his junior year. 
Other survivors include his stepfather, Alan Osborne of Lexington; a brother, Zachary T. King of Fort Lewis, Wash.; a stepbrother, Ken Osborne of Lexington; a sister, Molly King of Lexington; a stepsister, Kristin Osborne of Lexington; grandparents, A.T. and Tina Arnold of Lancaster, Ruth and Charles Porterfield of Danville and Jean King of Stanford.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at The Presbyterian Church by the Revs. Bob Rush and Tom Gamblin. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home. 

Debbie Depew
WAYNESBURG - Debbie Depew, 40, of Batewood Homes, Danville, formerly of Lincoln County, died Tuesday as the result of injuries sustained when hit by a Norfolk Southern Railroad train in Lincoln County.
She was the daughter of Maydell Unthink of Kings Mountain. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home. 

Martha E. Lee
Martha Estelle Lee, 87, of Parksville, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 25, 1911, in Parksville, she was a daughter of the late John and Lafayette Crowders. She was a homemaker, had attended Bate High School and was a member of Wilson Chapel AME Church.
Survivors include cousins, Mabel Letcher and Cleo Richardson, both of Danville, Ella Mae Marshall of Parksville and Louise Wren of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a sister-in-law, Dera Mafley of Port Chester, N.J.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Wilson Chapel AME Church by the Revs. Everhart Walker and James Smith. Burial will be in Wilsonville Cemetery.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday until time of service at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Floyd M. Rogers
HARRODBURG - Floyd Milton Rogers, 73, of Shewmaker Avenue, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 18, 1925, in Shelby County, he was a son of the late Allen and Beulah Crawford Rogers. He was a retired laboratory technician with B.F. Goodrich Chemical Co., an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of West End Church of Christ, Danville.
Survivors include his wife, Emma Margaret Gill Thompson Rogers.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. Burial will be 2 p.m. Friday in Resthaven Cemetery, Louisville.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Esther C. Coyle
Services for Esther Mae Cox Coyle, 92, of Baughman Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Steve Wolfgang. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Bill Royalty, Cecil Ellis, Leroy Johnson, Vernon McMillin, Tom Hollon and Wayne Thurman.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today.

Arthur W. Leche
Services for Arthur W. Leche, 84, of Goggin Lane, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by Odis Clark. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Tim Leche, Sonny and Donnie Cloyd, Robbie Stoudemayer, Gary Ginter and Jimmy Wilcher.
Visitation will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Boyle County Senior Citizens or Indian Hills Christian Church.

Joyce P. Sellars
Services for Joyce P. Sellars, 63, of Alexander Drive, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Peter Bartuska. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan 30, 1936, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late John W. and Emma Hardwick Keith. She was a former employee of ATR Wire and Cable Co., and a member of Grace Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Von Bergen of Danville; a son, John R. Sellars of Seneca, S.C.; six brothers, Otis and Robert Keith, both of Bronston, William Keith of Jeffersonville, Ind., Jimmy and David Keith, both of Charlestown, Ind., and Daniel Keith of Louisville; four sisters, Viola Nichols of Burnside, Mertie Yeskie of Olitic, Ind., and Louise Fritz and Reva Jones, both of Clearwater, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Jackie W. and Franklin M. Sellars.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Brian Ellis, Daniel, Bill, Jim and David Keith, and Larry Robbins.
Honorary pallbearers are Michael and Marcus Isaacs.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Eva Elmore
LIBERTY - Services for Eva Elmore, 87, of Liberty, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. George Brown and Marvin Lane. Burial will be in Grove Ridge Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Liberty Care Center.
Born Dec. 15, 1911, in Mount Olive, she was a daughter of the late Granville and Molly Wall Hamilton. She was a homemaker and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. She was the widow of Dee Elmore.
Survivors include four sons, Vernon Elmore of Columbus, Ohio, Dallas Elmore of Somerset, Dorsey Elmore of Hustonville and Donnie Elmore of Middleburg; three daughters, Elizabeth McCammon of McKinney, Faye Hale of Perry, Ga., and Barbara Briscoe of Lawrenceburg; a brother, Raymond Hamilton of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters, Lema McMullin and Josie Dunham, both of Cincinnati; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Ricky and Chris McCammon, Danny, Jeff, Donald and Phillip Elmore, Scott Hale and Brad Briscoe.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Harold L. Horton
LANCASTER - Graveside services for Harold Lloyd Horton, 75, of Homestead Nursing Home, Lexington, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
He died Monday in Lexington.
Born April 6, 1923, he was a son of the late Will D. and Nettie Horton. He was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include a brother, Leonard Horton of Dallas, Texas.
Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries Feb. 25, 1999

Gillis E. Dismeaux Sr.
LANCASTER - Gillis E. Dismeaux Sr., 75, of Kennedy Bridge Road, died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Feb. 1, 1924, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Eugene and Mattie Hawkins Dismeaux. He was retired from the civil service and a World War II veteran. He was a member of First Baptist Church and the widower of Olivia Logan Dismeaux.
Survivors include three sons, Gillis E. Dismeaux of Lancaster, Gary Dismeaux of Harrodsburg and Garland Dismeaux of Danville; a daughter, Patricia Walker of Dayton, Ohio; a brother, James Dismeaux of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters, Anita Logan of Detroit and Margaret Garr of Garrard County; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. J.J. Evans. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Marvin, William and Montez Dismeaux, Wayne Williams, Cecil Dunn, Monroe Garr, William Caise and Eric Walker.
Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Walkers, Brown Sebastian, Paul Ballard, James Davis, Clinton Wilson and Walter Hester.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today. 

Ewell Lee
LIBERTY - Ewell Lee, 79, of Tennessee Ridge, died Wednesday at his home. 
Born May 31, 1919, in Casey County, he was a son of the late James and Lois Wethington Lee. He was a farmer and carpenter, and a member of Shady Grove Separate Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Donnie Emerson Lee; a stepmother, Annie Hardwick Lee of Liberty; two daughters, Nancy Bastin of Liberty and Shirley York of Danville; a son, Kenny Lee of Liberty; a brother, Buel Lee of Franklin, Ind.; two sisters, Dossie Allen and Dorothy Hardwick, both of Liberty; three brothers, Robert and Willis Lee, both of Liberty, and Ronnie Lee of Columbus, Ind.; four half sisters, Dolores Pinkerton of Liberty, Frances Riley of Elkton, Alice Harper of Newport, Tenn., and Freda Seagle of Bloomfield, Ind.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ewell Lee Jr.; and a grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Shady Grove Separate Baptist Church by Darrell Coe and Kenny Stenson. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. 

William H. Wrenn
LANCASTER - William Hayden Wrenn, 83, of Lancaster, died Wednesday at his home.
Born Jan. 14, 1916, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Cleveland and Esther Wrenn. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Wilkerson Wrenn; four sons, Julian, Robert, Morris and William Wrenn, all of Garrard County; three daughters, Marilyn Hensley, Darlene Daniels and Donald Lamb, all of Garrard County; a sister, Pearl Payne of Garrard County; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday. 

Seth King
Services for Joshua Seth King, 19, of Lexington, will be 2 p.m. Friday at The Presbyterian Church by the Revs. Bob Rush and Tom Gamblin. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Great-grandparents are Geneva and T.C. Sanders, Mamie King and Opal Pingleton, all of Danville.
Active and honorary pallbearers are Shane Lopez, Griffin Sanders, Brice Gibson, Simms Kerbaugh, Hagan Cotton, Tripp Wilson, Bruce Brown, Joel Murphy and Micah Daly.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home. 

Debbie Depew
WAYNESBURG - Services for Debbie Lynn Taylor Depew, 40, of Batewood Homes, Danville, formerly of Lincoln County, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Aaron Snelling. Burial will be in Cook's Point Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
She died Tuesday as the result of injuries sustained when hit by a Norfolk Southern Railroad train in Lincoln County.
Born Sept. 5, 1958, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Maedell Snow Taylor of Kings Mountain and the late William A. Taylor. She was a factory worker for 15 years in Sydney, Ohio, and a member of McKinney Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, Donald Depew of Versailles; a daughter, Sarah Ashby of Springfield; eight brothers, Kenneth and Lawrence Taylor, both of Sidney, Jimmy Taylor of Hustonville, Donald Taylor of Versailles, Ronald Taylor of Minford, Ohio, Roscoe Taylor of Kings Mountain, and Keith and Charles Taylor, both of Eubank; 12 sisters, Lutie Tucker, Wilma Dobbs, Glenna Davis, Nina Bertch and Billie Graham, all of Sydney, Francis Snow of Fairborn, Ohio, Eva Alsip of Carrollton, Evelyn Wilson of Somerset, Dianne Wilson of Stanford, Teresa Cook of Minford, Louada Leigh of Danville, Ill., and Janiceteen Wells of Waynesburg.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Martha E. Lee
Services for Martha Estelle Lee, 87, of Parksville, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Wilson Chapel AME Church by the Revs. Everhart Walker and James Smith. Burial will be in Wilsonville Cemetery.
She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
She was the wife of Jordan Lee. 
Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday until time of service at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Dorothy M. Warren
Services for Dorothy M. Warren 69, of Poor Ridge Road, Lancaster, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. 
She died Tuesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born April 23, 1929, in Davistown. She was a daughter of the late James and Helen Mayfield. She was a Jehovah's Witness.
Survivors include her husband, James H. Warren; a daughter, Kim Mitchell of Lancaster; two sons, Robert B. Warren of Danville and Fritz Warren of Junction City; three brothers, Robert D. and Fleece Mayfield, both of Los Angeles, Calif., and Fred Mayfield of Danville; four sisters, Wade L. Rice of Port Chester, N.Y., Mabel Jernigan of New York, N.Y., and Lorraine Tarrance and Bessie Gaddis, both of Dayton, Ohio; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Tarrance, Gilbert Gaddis, Keith Welch, Melvin Harris, Bruce Welch and Kenneth Mayfield.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home. 

Dora Lee Huffman
LANCASTER - Services for Dora Lee Huffman, 99, of Tinder Avenue, will be 2 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Feb. 11, 1900, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Tilden and America Black Huffman. She was a homemaker and a member of Lancaster Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Hogan Huffman of Lancaster. 

Floyd M. Rogers
HARRODBURG - Services for Floyd Milton Rogers, 73, of Shewmaker Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Mike Crowe and the Rev. Leslie Rust. Burial will be 2 p.m. Friday in Resthaven Cemetery, Louisville.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will Don Clemmons, Bill Hendricks, Robert Ellis, Tony Gray, Bob McQuerry and Mike Ellis.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Obituaries Feb. 28, 1999

Bertie M. Franklin
Bertie M. Franklin, 76, of Old Goggin Road, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 6, 1922, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Erbin and Jennie Johnson Sargent and the widow of H. Cecil Franklin. She was a homemaker and member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Geneva C. Wash and Sandy K. Myers, both of Danville; a son, Cecil Wayne ``Shakey" Franklin of Danville; two brothers, Frank Sargent of Danville and Jim Sargent of Perryville; six sisters, Myrtle Fowler and Lucille Preston, both of Danville, Ann Johnson of Junction City, Lorena Lowry of Perryville, Geneva Edwards of North Carolina and Judy Smith of Cincinnati; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. 

Ethel Mae Burkett
SCIENCE HILL - Ethel Mae Burkett, 78, of Waynesburg, died Thursday at her home.
Born April 14, 1920, in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Ricey Aaron and Sibby Wilson Roy and the widow of William Howard Burkett. She was a homemaker and attended Science Hill Nazarene Church. 
Survivors include a son, William Lewis of Science Hill; four daughters, JoAnn Hunley, Pearlie Mae Jones and Linda Denney, all of Somerset, and Sue Singleton of Eubank; a brother, Virgil Roy of Indiana; two sisters, Laura Burlington of Indiana and Versie Coleman of Georgia; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, James and Robert Burkett. 
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by the Rev. Randy Wiles. Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or Gideon Memorial Bible Plan. 

Ansel V. Douglas
FRANKFORT - Ansel V. Douglas, 74, of Frankfort, formerly of Danville, died Friday at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. 
Born in Casey County, he was a son of the late Josh and Emma Grider Douglas. He was an ordained minister, owner and operator of Douglas Wheel Alignment and Tire Service for 27 years, and co-owner of the Frankfort Dairy Queen. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of First Pentecostal Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Stella Fraser Douglas of Frankfort; two daughters, Betty D. Lampkin and Glenda D. Goins, both of Frankfort; a son, Calvin R. Douglas of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Elizabeth Moser of Danville; two brothers, Richard Douglas of Danville and Josh Douglas Jr. of Hustonville; 10 grandchildren; a step-grandchild; eight great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce D. Tracey. 
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at First Pentecostal Church of God by the Revs. David Lampkin and Gene Roberts. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military services conducted by members of VFW Post 4075.
Pallbearers will be Thomas, Christopher and Jennifer Douglas, Darrell Tracy, Sydnie and Brittany Goins, Tammy Baker and Kimberly Robinson. 
Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Sunset Funeral Home. 
Memorials may go to the Rivers of Life Teaching Center Inc., P.O. Box 914, Frankfort, Ky. 40601. 

Alfred Kidd
HARRODSBURG - Alfred Kidd, 70, of Harrodsburg, died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Sept. 30, 1928, in McCreary County, he was a son of the late Oscar and Ollie Blevins Kidd. He was owner and operator of Kidd's Service Station and a retired Kentucky Utilities employee. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean conflict and a member of Bruner's Chapel Baptist Church where he served as deacon, Sunday school teacher and maintenance committee member. He was also a member of Kentucky Baptist Builders.
Survivors include his wife, Valeria Horn Kidd of Harrodsburg; a son, Rex Alfred Kidd of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Angela Lynn of Harrodsburg; a brother, Billy Kidd of Bardstown; three sisters, Nola Flynn and Lennie Short, both of Junction City, and Cleova Westerfield of Danville; and three grandchildren.
Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Arnold Moon, Don Reed and Larry Redding. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is after 3:30 p.m. Monday. 

James M. Moore
STANFORD - James Marion Moore, 57, of Corryton, Tenn., died Wednesday in Knoxville.
Born Nov. 6, 1941, he was the son of the late Karl P. and Sarah Moore. He was a retired forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration where he worked for 34 years, a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas, Va., and a graduate of Marshall University.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Riddle Moore of Corryton; two sons, Patrick Carl Moore of Alpharetta, Ga., and James Marion Moore Jr. of Albertville, Ala.; a daughter, Kathryn Lynn Wood of Stanford; two brothers, Van Moore of Taiwan and Phillip Moore of Delbarton, W.Va.; four sisters, Susan Rose of Richmond, Va., Dinah Lee Moore of San Diego, Calif., and Mary Ann Moore and Lisa Moore, both of Huntington, W.Va.; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary King. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Jeremiah House Christian Maternity Home, P.O. Box 177, Paeionan Springs, Va., 20129. 

Lona R. Myers
LIBERTY - Lona Rosetta Myers, 86, of Liberty, died Friday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset.
Born Aug. 3, 1912, in Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Silas and Mary Roten Davis and the widow of Ira Myers. She was a homemaker and member of Cold Springs Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include two brothers, Clarence Davis of Yosemite and Roy Davis of Somerset.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Charlie Taylor and Paul Davis. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is until 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. 

Virginia E.R. Robinson
HARRODSBURG - Virginia Elizabeth Royalty Robinson, 99, of Lexington, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Friday at Sayre Christian Village, Lexington.
Born Dec. 26, 1899, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late G.B. and Maggie Reed Royalty and the widow of Goodloe Robinson. She was a former employee of Sportleigh Hall and a member of Harrodsburg United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school and was active with the United Methodist Women. 
Survivors include a son, Haldon G. Robinson of Florida; a daughter, Ruth Robinson of Lexington; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Michael Allen and Mark Girard. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Gritton, Brennon Royalty, Bill Conover, O.C. Young, Eddie Drury and Gary Noel.
Visitation is 3-6 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel. 

Thomas A. Carter
Services for Thomas Allen Carter, 89, of North Third Street, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs. Tim Mathis and Norman Hagley. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. 
He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 14, 1909, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Tom and Mamie Hogue Carter. He was owner of Carter Plumbing and Heating Contractors, a member of First Baptist Church and the widower of Irene M. League Carter.
Survivors include two sons, David T. Carter of Danville and William A. Carter of Arlington, Va.; a brother, Rawlings Carter of Ludlow; a sister, Evelyn Hale of Indianapolis, Ind.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mike, Todd, Ben, Mac and Travis Carter and Charlie Cox.
Visitation is 3-7 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.


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