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Obituaries April 14, 1999

Della Brock
STANFORD - Della Brock, 81, of East Main Street, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital. 
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a sister, Susie England of Denver, Colo.
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Tim Boschen. 
There will be no visitation. 

Katherine P. Gentry
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Katherine Poor Gentry, 77, of Blacksburg, died there Tuesday.
Born Dec. 6, 1921, in Wilmore, she was a daughter of the late Walker B. and Katherine E. Singleton Poor. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Danville and a graduate of Centre College. 
Survivors include her husband, William H. Gentry; a daughter, Harriet Cobb of Savannah, Ga.; two sons, William H. Gentry of Blacksburg and James W. Gentry of Lacoochee, Fla.; a sister, Virginia Moseley of Owensboro; a brother, William B. Poor of Kissimmee, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. May 1 at United Presbyterian Church, Harrodsburg. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. until time of service.
Memorials may go to The Presbyterian Church in the Highlands, PO Box 5918, Lakeland, Fla., 33807.
McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Robert W. Anderson
A memorial service for Robert Wesley Anderson Sr., 64, of Danville, was held today at Trinity Episcopal Church by the Rev. Bob Kirkpatrick and Phil Garland with burial in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at Thomas-Hood Veterans Center, Wilmore. 
Honorary pallbearers are Mickey Robertson, Larry Rose, Bill Caudill, Ronald Roe and Richard and James Remmers.
Memorials may go to Alzheimers Association of Kentucky, Heritage Hospice or Trinity Episcopal Church building fund. 

Willa M. Ball
Services for Willa Mae Burdette Ball, 78, of Swope Drive, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. 
Born Aug. 5, 1920, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late James and Odessa Jones Burdette. She was a retired caterer, a member of Eastern Star and First Baptist Church and its Glee Club, MMW Club and Missionary Society. She also was a member of the Women's Federated Club.
Survivors include a son, Glen, A. Ball of Orlando, Fla.; and two grandsons.
Pallbearers will be June Christy, John Davis, Charles Jones, Chester Kavanaugh, Calvert Merritt and Thomas Peters.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Edgar C. Edwards
Services for Edgar C. Edwards, 71, of Scrubgrass Road, Gravel Switch, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Troy Hall and Michael Sawicki. Burial will be in Elder Cemetery.
He died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital.
Born April 15, 1927, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Beckham and Zenia Montgomery Edwards. He was a retired press operator for Cricketer Manufacturing and farmer. He was a member of Gravel Switch United Methodist Church and T.W. Wash Masonic Lodge, where he was a 50-year member.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Hafley Edwards; a son, Gary Edwards of Perryville; a daughter, Judy Lanham of Perryville; two sisters, Betty Hall of Gravel Switch and Hattie Fenwick of Springfield; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Parker Hall, Johnny Anderson, Steve Kelley, Jackie Douglas, Bryan Lanham and Johnny Adams.
Honorary pallbearers are employees of Boyle County Road Department.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to the Lung Association. 

Gladys M. McCammon
MORELAND - Services for Gladys M. McCammon, 93, of McKinney, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Bill Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born Oct. 26, 1905 in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William F. and Melinda F. Walls Walls. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal Church, Geneva. She was the widow of Raymond F. McCammon.
Survivors include two sons, Richard McCammon of McKinney and Frank McCammon of Cincinnati; a daughter, Elizabeth F. Hamilton of Cincinnati; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pina M. Patterson.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Obituaries April 15, 1999

Eddie W. Phillippe
Eddie M. Wallis Phillippe, 82, formerly of Danville, died Wednesday at Bethlehem, Pa.
Born Oct. 1, 1916, in Searcy, Ark., she was a daughter of the late John C. and Vernaley Smith Wallis. She was the widow of Claude C. Phillippe. She was a former accountant, a member of Order of Eastern Star, and a Protestant.
Survivors include her son, Claude Michael Phillippe of Bethlehem; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Barry Jeffries and Gary King. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Monday.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society. 

Peachie H. Sherrow
Peachie Hardwick Sherrow, 86, formerly of Smith Street, died Wednesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born April 14, 1913, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Noah and Lizzie Baker Hardwick. She was the widow of Raymond Sherrow. She was a retired employee of Palm Beach, a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and Willing Workers Sunday School Class. 
Survivors include a granddaughter, Christine L. Mead of Joliet, Ill.; a grandson, Scott R. Sherrow of Joliet; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Sherrow.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jo Garnett. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. Saturday . 

Ada Godbey
LIBERTY - Ada Godbey, 79, of Sharonville, died Wednesday at Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati.
Born July 24, 1919, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Myrtle Hatter Pittman. She was a retired employee of Craftneeds and a member of Landmark Baptist Church, Amelia, Ohio. She was the widow of Lloyd Godbey.
Survivors include a son, Carson Godbey of Hillsboro, Ohio; two sisters, Enola Vest of Liberty and Evelyn Music of Sharonville, Ohio; three brothers, Dallon Pittman of Fairfield, Ohio, Haskell and Corbett Pittman, both of Liberty; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Poplar Hill Christian Church by the Rev. Roger Epps. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at Bartle Funeral Home. 

Rev. J. Robert Martin
HARTWELL, Ga. - The Rev. J. Robert Martin, 78, of Hartwell, died Tuesday, April 13 at Hospice House of Anderson.
Born in Habersham County, Ga., he was the son of the late Lester and Alice Dean Martin. He was a former pastor of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Allen Martin; two sons, Danny Martin of Anderson, S.C., and Bob Martin of Hartwell, Ga.; two sisters; Evelyn Franklin of Demorest, Ga., and Sue Shope of Smyrna, Ga.; two brothers; Ken Martin and Jack Martin of, both of Demorest; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Reed Creek Baptist Church by the Revs. Gerald Beardon, Charles Carter and Ted Kelley. Burial will be in Demorest City Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Reed Creek Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 130 Boleman Road, Hartwell, Ga. 3064;, Oakwood Baptist Church, Pew and Carpet Fund, 304 Peannan Dairy Road, Anderson, S.C. 29621 or Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, S.C. 29621.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home. 

Ruby R. Scalos
LEXINGTON - Ruby Rose Scalos, 78, of Lexington, died April 4 at St. Joseph Hospital East. 
Born April 15, 1920, in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Mary Chapman Scalos. She was a graduate of Danville High School and a retired employee of Corning Glass Co. 
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Dunagan Pilgreen of Lexington; a son, William Louis Dunagan Jr. of Lexington; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
No services were scheduled.
Memorials may go to American Lung Association of Kentucky, Bluegrass Region, 1636 Nicholasville Road, Lexington, 40503.
W.R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway, is in charge of arrangements. 

Willa M. Ball
Services for Willa Mae Burdette Ball, 78, of Swope Drive, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. 
Born Aug. 5, 1920, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late James and Odessa Jones Burdette. She was a retired caterer, a member of Eastern Star and First Baptist Church and its Glee Club, MMW Club and Missionary Society. She also was a member of the Women's Federated Club.
Survivors include a son, Glen, A. Ball of Orlando, Fla.; and two grandsons.
Pallbearers will be June Christy, John Davis, Charles Jones, Chester Kavanaugh, Calvert Merritt and Thomas Peters.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Obituaries April 16, 1999

Lottie H. Logsdon
SPRINGFIELD - Lottie Hourigan Logsdon, 82, of Lebanon, died Thursday at Norton Springview Hospital, Lebanon.
Born April 24, 1916, in Marion County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel T. and Mattie Logan Powar Hourigan. She was a cafeteria worker at Glasscock Elementary School, Lebanon, and a member of Springfield Christian Church. She was the widow of Charlie C. Logsdon.
Survivors include two sons, Sammy R. Logsdon of Dayton, Ohio, and Charles C. Logsdon Jr. of Louisville; two brothers, Jessie Hourigan of Lebanon and Dr. William Hourigan of Bowling Green; four sisters, Gertrude Baker and Inez Whitehouse, both of Danville, Nora Greer of Springfield and Carol J. Becker of Campbellsville.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Carey & Son Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Friday. 

Eugene F. Brown
Services for Eugene Franklin Brown, 70, of Tanyard Road, Lancaster, will be Monday at McConnell Funeral Home in Greenwood, Ark. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial park.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 17, 1928, in Heavener, Okla., he was a son of the late Arthur and Gladys Baggs Brown. He was the widower of Jolene Howard Brown and a retired farmer.
Survivors include two sons, David and Keith Brown, both of Bryantsville; two daughters, Christine Redden of Fort Smith, Ark.; and Brenda Megehee of Van Bueren, Ark.; and 10 grandchildren.
Information courtesy of Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. 

Andrew T. ``Bit'' Butler
MORELAND - Services for Andrew T. ``Bit'' Butler, 36, of South Fork Road, Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
He died Wednesday of natural causes.
Born June 1, 1962, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Ruth ``Pearl'' Sims Roberts of Hustonville and the late Tusko Rowland. He was a member of Hustonville Pentecostal Church.
Other survivors include his wife, Jackie Pittman Butler of Nicholasville; two sons, Andrew David and Eric D. Butler, both of Nicholasville; a stepfather, James Roberts of Hustonville; three sisters, Roseanna Phinney of McKinney, Faith Wilson of Junction City and Vickie Luttrell of Liberty; eight brothers, Roger Lopez of Stanford, James Lopez, Timothy Barber, Matthew, Mark and Thomas Butler, all of Hustonville, John Butler of Bryantsville and Gary Rowland of Liberty.
Pallbearers will be Charles, Eric and Tim Lopez, Brad Chester, Timothy Barber and Aaron Murphy.
Honorary pallbearer is Jerry Wall.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today. 

J.B. Holtzclaw
STANFORD - Services for J.B. Holtzclaw, 83, of Hubble Road, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Jeff Coleman. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at his home.
Born April 16, 1915, in Crab Orchard, he was a son of the late William O. and Maude McAlister. He was a retired cattle farmer and a 1934 graduate of Lancaster High School. He was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church, a past president of Lincoln County Farm Bureau, past president of Lincoln County Cattlemen Association, a founder of the Kentucky Beef Cattle Association and a charter member of Lincoln County Fair Board.
Survivors include his wife, Johnetta Sanders Holtzclaw; a son, William S. Holtzclaw of Stanford; a stepmother, Ella Mae Holtzclaw of Stanford; two sisters, Willene Peak of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Virginia Cruse of Somerset; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be Wendell Morris, Harry Goggin, Dan Grigson, Jim Williams, John Elliott, Paul Ramsey, Buck Cooper and John Miracle.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to McKendree Methodist Church of Hubble, c/o Paul Rankin, 670 Rankin Lane, Danville, 40422. 

Obituaries April 18, 1999

Leroy Abrams
Leroy Abrams, 51, of South Second Street, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center after an illness.
Born June 7, 1947, in Oneida, he was the son of the late Kermit and Virgie Johns Abrams. He was an employee of Sellers Engineering Co.
Survivors include two daughters, Kyla Abrams and Kelly Abrams, both of Dublin, Ind.; three sisters, Brenda Willoughby of Danville and Sondra Horning and Angie Howard, both of Lexington; and one brother, Jerry Abrams of South Deerfield, Mass.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ponder-Kasteel Cemetery in Annville.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to the Central Kentucky Cancer Foundation, c/o Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 

Henry T. Southerland
Henry Thomas Southerland, 86, of Cheryl Lane, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 25, 1912, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Smith and Georgeann Wilson Southerland. He was a retired farmer and a member of Butchertown Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice Mullins Southerland; a daughter, Patricia Evans of Danville; three sons, Thomas Glenn Southerland of Lawrenceburg and Randall Southerland and Scott Wayne Southerland, both of Stanford; two sisters, Leota Turpin of Danville and Mabel Gisham of Goshen, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Burl Coffman. Burial will be Hustonville Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Thom Southerland Jr., Mike Evans, Omer McWhorter, Chris Southerland, Donnie Grubbs, Jeff Southerland and Ty Southerland. Honorary pallbearers will be Gilbert Walters, Herbert Preston and Herbert Hood.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Andrew T. ``Bit'' Butler
MORELAND - Services for Andrew T. ``Bit'' Butler, 36, of South Fork Road, Hustonville, were held 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur Selch. Burial was in Junction City Cemetery.
He died Wednesday of natural causes.
Born June 1, 1962, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Ruth ``Pearl'' Sims Roberts of Hustonville and the late Tusko Rowland. He was a member of Hustonville Pentecostal Church.
Other survivors include his wife, Jackie Pittman Butler of Nicholasville; two sons, Andrew David and Eric D. Butler, both of Nicholasville; a stepfather, James Roberts of Hustonville; three sisters, Roseanna Phinney of McKinney, Faith Wilson of Junction City and Vickie Luttrell of Liberty; eight brothers, Roger Lopez of Stanford, James Lopez, Timothy Barber, Matthew Butler, Mark Butler and Thomas Butler, all of Hustonville, John Butler of Bryantsville and Gary Rowland of Liberty.
Pallbearers will be Shane, Che and Jim Lopez, Brad Chester, Timothy Barber and Aaron Murphy.
Honorary pallbearer is Jerry Wall. 

Katherine H. Pope
LEXINGTON - Katherine Holdridge Pope, 88, of Tates Creek Road, mother of James R. Pope of Danville, died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital.
Born March 27, 1911, in Brownsville, Minn., she was a daughter of the late George A. and Fannie E. Osborne Holdridge. She was a school teacher, having taught for nine years in a one-room school house, a graduate of St. Cloud (Minn.) State Teachers College, a Red Cross recreation worker and a member of South Elkhorn Christian Church, where she served as an elder, member of the choir and member of the Christian Women's Fellowship.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Richard Martin Pope; another son, John H. Pope of Cebu City, Philippines; a daughter, Susan Webb of Kinsman, Ohio; two sisters, Ida Moody of Sacramento, Calif., and Helen Henley of St. Paul, Minn; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
W.R. Milward Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to South Elkhorn Christian Church, 4343 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington 40513. 

William M. ``Buddy'' Smith
CRAB ORCHARD - William M. ``Buddy'' Smith, 60, of Brodhead Road, died Saturday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born March 26, 1939, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late William and Myrtle Poynter Smith. He was a retired dairy farmer, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Joann York Smith; five sons, Marvin Smith of Stanford, Eddie Morgan of Fort Campbell and William Smith, Bobby Smith and Billy Smith, all of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Elizabeth Bullock of South Carolina and Nellie Reynolds of Crab Orchard; three brothers, James ``Watt'' Smith, Floyd ``Buster'' Smith and Arvil Smith, all of Crab Orchard; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Dean Morgan.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Michael Bespitae. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Monday. 

Nettie A. Stephens
LIBERTY - Nettie Ann Stephens, 83, of Chestnut Level Ridge Road, died Saturday at her home.
Born Feb. 22, 1916, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Susian Etta Sallee. She was the widow of Cornelius Stephens. She was a homemaker and a member of Athens Church of Christ.
Survivors include four daughters, Jewell Stone of North Vernon, Ind., and Angie Davis, Devonda Luttrell and Judy Sharp, all of Liberty; three sons, Hollis Peavey of Frankfort, Ind., and Jackie Stephens and Jerry Stephens, both of Liberty; three stepsons, Garvey Stephens of Cynthiana and Edgar Stephens and Marvin Stephens, both of Lexington; two stepdaughters, Norma Leen Carthers of Indiana and Rosa Leen Luttrell of Illinois; a half-sister, Ida Stephens of Liberty; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Virgil T. Eubank. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-9 p.m. today.


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