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Obituaries April 27, 1999

Pearlie Brown
LIBERTY - Pearlie Brown, 79, of Liberty, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 28, 1919, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Sherman and Dansel Cochran Shoopman. She was a homemaker and the widow of J.T. Brown. She was a member of First Church of God.
Survivors include nieces and nephews whom she raised: nieces, Terry McQuerry, Debbie Miller and Sandy Christian, all of Liberty; and nephews, Irvin Brown of Rinneyville and Tommy Brown of Fairdale; two brothers, Earl Shoopman of Liberty and Walter ``Shorty'' Shoopman of Stanford; five sisters, Edith Lynn of Perryville, Deltha Turpin of Liberty, Wavie Snow and Irene Smith, both of Hustonville, and Florence Sanders of Indiana.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bartle Funeral Home by Edward Martin and Marshall Malone. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Tuesday. 

Ethel M. Freeman
HARRODSBURG - Ethel McGlone Freeman, 86, of East Office Street, died Monday in Brodhead. 
Born Sept. 26, 1912, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Matt and Mecie Noel McGlone. She was a homemaker and a member of Ellers Memorial Baptist Church and the widow of Elmer Freeman.
Survivors include four nieces, Bonnie Milburn, Doris Weddle, Barbara Newby and Marie Moss; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Cecil McGlone of Harrodsburg.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Home by the Rev. Kenneth Whitehouse. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will Royce Isham, Del Milburn, Gordon Weddle, David Moss, Nathan Dossett and Brent Newby.
Visitation is 9 a.m. until time of services Wednesday.
Memorials may go to Ellers Memorial Baptist Church. 

Robert W. Minor
LEXINGTON - Robert Wayne ``Bob'' Minor, 60, of Lexington, died Saturday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born Feb. 4, 1939, in Gravel Switch, he was a son of Pina Rousey Minor Bartle and the late Daniel T. Minor. He was a graduate of Forkland High School and attended San Antonio Junior College. He was a retired senior chemical engineer with International Business Machines after 30 years of service, and had worked with LexMark as a consultant.
He was a member of Wellington Christian Church and Woodford Hills Country Club. He coached softball at IBM for many years and was active in many athletic organizations through the state. He served in the Army and Air Force.
Additional survivors include his wife, Linda L. Shely-Minor; four daughters, Vicky L. McClain, Nancy C. Parker, Debra K. Muoio, all of Lexington, and Sarah E. Minor of Sadieville; two brothers, Daniel G. Minor of Dayton, Ohio, and Gary L. Minor of Wadsworth, Ohio; two sisters, Elsie C. Carmicle of Liberty and Linda L. Combs of Kettering, Ohio; stepfather, Edward Bartle; stepmother Toby Minor; a half brother, Robert C. Minor of Dayton; a half sister, Patricia A. Sanders of Kettering; and four grandchildren.
Service will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway by the Rev. Wayne L. Halcomb. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Cannon, Mike Peyton, Jim Kearney, Bill Hampton, Mal Johnson, Dick King, Al Gilkerson and Pete Owens.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society, 160 Moore Drive, Lexington 40503, or Wellington Christian Church, 1251 Beaumont Center, Lexington 40513. 

Johnetta M. Tapp
GEORGETOWN - Johnetta Moberly Tapp, 65, of Georgetown, died Sunday in Cynthiana.
Born Dec. 26, 1933, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of Bill and Evelyn Foster Moberly of Stanford. She was a member of White Sulphur Baptist Church and an employee of K Mart.
Other survivors include two sons, Billy Tapp of Millersburg and Charles Tapp of Georgetown; a brother, Billy Moberly of Stanford; two sisters, Joyce King of Richmond and Bernice Trailer of Stanford; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home by the Rev. John Cravens. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to White Sulpher Baptist Church, 5300 Ironworks Road, Georgetown 40324. 

Margaret E. Westerfield
LOUISVILLE - Margaret E. Westerfield, 83, of formerly of Lebanon, died Friday at Klondike Manor Nursing Home, Louisville.
Born April 21, 1916, in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late John B. and Jessie B. Jarboe Spalding. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Jeanne Westerfield and Anne Sweeney; three sons, John, Henry and Larry Westerfield; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Services are scheduled today at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home, 4109 Taylorsville Road, had charge of funeral arrangements. 

Annie ``Lizzie'' Bottom
PERRYVILLE - Services Annie Elizabeth ``Lizzie'' Bottom, 98, of West Fifth Street, at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Earl Burnside. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She died Monday at Charleston Health Care Center, Danville.
Born Sept. 19, 1900, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Lorenzo and Mary Nancy Deering Bottom. She was the widow of Charlie Bottom and a homemaker. She was the oldest resident of Perryville and also the oldest member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Ovie H. Edwards of Perryville, and Lou Wilkerson of Danville; a brother, Ruel Bottoms of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, Arbor D. Bottoms.
Pallbearers will be Billy Gene Lanham, Melvin, Harvey, Marson Owen and James Bottoms and Darrell Bottom. Honorary pallbearers are members of Beech Grove Adult Womens Sunday School class and Buford and Christine Bottoms.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Joseph E. Wesley
Services for Joseph E. Wesley, 75, of Sweetwater Drive, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Centenary United Methodist Church by the Rev. Quinton Scholtz and Larry Gardner. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Stocker, Bill Loran, Allen Wilson, Greg Wilson, Roger Milburn and Morse Marcum.
Honorary pallbearers are Jess Tamme Jr., Mel Cratzman and the John Pruitt Sunday School Class. 
Memorials may go to Disabled American Veterans. 

J.C. Fletcher
STANFORD - Services for J.C. Fletcher, 90, of Stanford, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at McKinney Baptist Church by the Revs. James Bland and Bob Bausum. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers include Mark Maxey and John Hundley.
Honorary pallbearers include Bruce Caldwell, Roger Kirkpatrick, Mike Godbey and Steve Young.
Memorials may go to McKinney Baptist Church.
Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Helen R. Hammond
LIBERTY - Services for Helen R. Hammond, 94, formerly of Dunnville, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bartle Funeral Home by Troy Merrick. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. 
She died Sunday at Russell County Hospital.
Born Sept. 15, 1904, in Adair County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Betty Young Williams. She was a homemaker and attended Dunnville Christian Church. She was the widow of Addison Hammond.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Watson of Liberty; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy, Dustin and Tanner Thrasher, Chris Watson, Ralph Hammond and Bobby Gene Beard.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Lewis Pemberton
MORELAND - Services for Lewis Pemberton, 76, of Junction City., will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Sunday at his home.
Born June 15, 1922 in Casey County, he was a son of the late John H. and Katherine Selch Pemberton. He was a retired employee of Danville Construction Co., a member of Fryes Creek Baptist Church and the widow of Hattie Gibson Pemberton.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Johnson of Junction City and Diana Green of Deltona, Fla.; a sister, Faye Coffman of Frankfort; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers are Michael Price Jr., Roger Pierce Jr., Danny Byrd, Wayne Reed, Jackie Henson and Doug Price.
Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today. 

Marietta L. Smith
STANFORD - Services for Marietta Lawson Smith, 88, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Gary Lavender and J.H. Burns. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 19, 1910, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late William and Isa Lee Cook Lawson. She was a homemaker, a member of Drake's Creek Baptist Church and the widow of Robert M. Smith.
Survivors include a daughter, Earlene Owens of Liberty; two brothers, Lucien Lawson of Stanford and James Lawson of Rossville, Ga.; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Gene Lawson, Kenny Price, Wayne Cummins, Darrell Cox, Douglas, Gerald, Jerry and Ricky Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are James, Kelby, Roy, Jesse and Harmon Smith and Dr. Finley Hendrickson.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home. 

Michael Teater
HARRODSBURG - Services for Michael Teater, 24, of Moberly Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Barry Jeffries and Johnny Phillips. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. 
He died Sunday at his home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Mercer County coroner J. David ``Sonny'' Ransdell.
Born Jan. 27, 1975, in Harrodsburg, he was a son of Wesley H. Teater Jr. of Lake Helen, Fla., and Patsy R. Phillips of Harrodsburg. He was an employee of Hitachi Automotive Products and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was a 1994 graduate of Mercer County High School.
Other survivors include his wife, Lori Moore Teater; a daughter, Ashley Nicole Teater of Harrodsburg; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Robinson of Harrodsburg; paternal grandmother, Irene Teater of Lake Helen; stepfather, Jerry W. Phillips of Harrodsburg; stepmother, Terri Teater of Lake Helen; step grandmother, Beatrice Phillips Hardin of Harrodsburg; step grandfather, Gary Stinnett of Lawrenceburg; five brothers, David Teater and Jerry W. Phillips Jr., both of Harrodsburg, Tony Teater of Burgin, Josh Teater of Lake Helen, and John M. Staton of Washington County; a sister, Chelsee M. Neal of Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers will be Steve Satterly, Billy Bugg, Lyric Perkins, Ronnie Lawless, Bill Price and Leon Phillips.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Obituaries April 28, 1999

Raymond E. Scott
Raymond E. Scott, 80, of Jo Drive, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born May 9, 1918, in Cincinnati, he was a son of the late Everett and Grace Burroughs Scott. He was a electrical salesman and a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He also was a Mason, a Methodist and a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Esther L. Wilson Scott; a son, Jerry Scott of Laurel County; a daughter, Joyce Scott of Danville; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ioof Cemetery, Blanchester, Ohio.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society. 

Quincy Bastin
MIDDLEBURG - Services for Quincy Bastin, 97, of Yosemite, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Mount Olive Christian Church by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Bethelridge Cemetery.
He died Monday at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.
Born Nov. 14, 1901, in Humphrey, he was a son of the late Solomon and Mary Elizabeth Godbey Bastin. He was a retired farmer and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church. He was the widower of Majora Moore Bastin. 
Survivors include two daughters, Maudine Williams of Yosemite and Sandra L. Thomas of LaGrange; a son, Quincy S. Bastin of Maryville, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dale and Matt Latty, Janis Smith, Joel Moore, Donald Williams and Tom Godbey. Honorary pallbearers are Leon Moore, Burnice and Russell Wall, Ernest Wall, Ernest and Frank Williams and Arroma Bray.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home. 

William C. Carter
STANFORD - Services for William Cook Carter, 74, of Stanford, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Stewart Dawson. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
He died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Nov. 11, 1924, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Carl Atwood and Lucy L. Walton Cater. He was a World War II veteran and was a recipient of a Good Conduct Medal, American Theatre Ribbon, World War II Victory Medal, and European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with five bronze stars.
Survivors include a son, William C. Carter Jr. of Campbellsville; a daughter, Mary Ann Pulliam of Stanford; two brothers, Carl Carter Jr. and Edwin Carter, both of Stanford; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Carter, Woody Ball, John Ray, Marty Pulliam, Brad Carter and Larry Caldwell.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Obituaries April 29, 1999

William R. Brown
LIBERTY - William Rollin Brown, 61, of Red Hill Road, Dunnville, died Tuesday at his home. 
Born Sept. 10, 1937, in Adair County, he was a son of the late Claude and Sadie Williams Brown. He was a farmer and a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.
Survivors include a wife, Mary Arlene Wethington Brown; eight sons, William Thomas Brown, Ronald L. Brown, both of Elkhorn, William Dean Brown and Wilburn R. Brown, both of Dunnville, James S. Brown of Jamestown, Michael L. Brown and Richard E. Brown of Liberty; and Donald G. Brown of Lexington; eight daughters, Mary A. Hayes, Bridgett N. Brown and Marsha K. Brown, all of Elkhorn, Charlene Becker of Russell Springs, Beverly G. Kuhn and Darlene Burton, both of Columbia, Melinda S. Brown of Dunnville, and Debra L. Brown of Liberty; two brothers, Lucien Brown of Elkhorn and Elbridge Brown of Liberty; two sisters, Vertie Pickling of Louisville and Marie Gabhart of Campbellsville; and 16 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two children, Carolyn Brown and Mark A. Brown.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard Catholic Church by the Rev. Joseph Hall. Burial will be in Gum Lick Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. 

Catherine H. Moore
HARRODSBURG - Catherine Hardin Moore, 88, widow of Charles H. Moore; and mother of Judith Moore Cheney of Asheville, N.C., and Charles T. Moore of Reddington Beach, Fla., died Dec. 22, 1998, at Party Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C.
Graveside services for the interment of ashes will be 2 p.m. Friday in Spring Hill Cemetery by Terry Morrison. Memorials may go to Mercer County Humane Society, 896 Moberly Road, Harrodsburg 40330.
McClellan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Raymond E. Scott
Graveside services for Raymond E. Scott, 80, of Jo Drive, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ioof Cemetery, Blanchester, Ohio, by the Rev. Lance Cunningham. 
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society. 

Vertie Durr
HARRODSBURG - Services for Vertie Durr, 73, of Harrodsburg, will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Lewis Walter and John Hockersmith. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 19, 1926, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Amos and Lona Bell Waldridge Harley. She was a former employee of the Dollar General Store, a member of Pioneer Baptist Church and the church choir for many years.
Survivors include two sons, William M. Durr and Lynn D. Durr, both of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Patricia Bramblet of Augusta, Ga.; three sisters, Oneida Travillion, Elsie Lewis and Vernetta Walker, all of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a companion, Harlan Little of Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Claunch, James Merchant Jr., Jim Bechtel, Leroy Dean, Lucian Landers and Ed Hudson.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Friday.
Memorials to the Vertie D. Durr Memorial Fund. 

Obituaries April 30, 1999

Jean C. Carpenter
Jean Coffman Carpenter, 84, of Danville, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born June 4, 1915, in Danville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary Coffman. She was a former employee of Bowlarama Restaurant, a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a former member of the Danville and state bowling associations. She was the widow of S.J. Carpenter.
Survivors include a daughter, Connie Johnson of Danville; a nephew whom she raised, William Hainsworth Jr. of Lexington; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 2 p.m. Sunday. 

Viola Foster
MIDDLEBURG - Viola Foster, 66, of Liberty, died Wednesday at Central Baptist Hospital.
Born Jan 7, 1933, in Pikeville, she was a daughter of the late Ollie and Nellie Collins Sanders. She was a former employee of Russell Sportswear.
Survivors include her husband, Alva J. Foster; three daughters, Ruby Gifford of Yosemite, Rita Valesquez of Georgia and Wanda Cook of Liberty; three sons, Alva Foster Jr. and Joseph Foster, both of Liberty, and Albert L. Foster of Cleveland; a brother, Bill Sanders of New Jersey; two sisters, Lula Thomas of Cleveland and Betty Sanders of Pikeville; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara A. Foster; and a son, Jeffrey N. Foster.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Willow Springs United Methodist Church by Jessie Wesley and Eddie Richardson. Burial will be in the Willow Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Eric Brown, Wendell Foster, David Dalton, Jerry Parton, Casey Roy and Arlon Perkins.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home. 

Gilbert L. Norvell
HARRODSBURG - Gilbert Lee Norvell, 80, of North East Street, died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Sept. 16, 1918, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Elwood and Georgia Hatchell Norvell. He was a construction worker and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ada Claunch Norvell; two sons, Jimmie Norvell of Harrodsburg and Ricky Norvell of New York; a daughter, Bonnie Jean Hawkins of Lawrenceburg; a sister, Maudie Sallee of Harrodsburg; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. James Harley. Burial will be in Bruner's Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today. 

Eugene Walls
WAYNESBURG - Eugene Walls, 70, of Waynesburg, died Wednesday at Baptist Hospital, Corbin.
Born Feb. 6, 1929, in Casey County, he was a son of the late J. Lee and Inez Delk Walls. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church and McKinney Masonic Lodge. He also was a Senior Citizens Council member in Stanford.
Survivors include his wife, Lona Richards Walls; a daughter, Yvondia Jacobs of Waynesburg; a son, Johnny Stewart of Mount Sterling; a sister, Lois Perry of Middleburg; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. George Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Katherine Gentry
A memorial service for Katherine Gentry, 77, of Blacksburg, Va., will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church by the Rev. James Cummins. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died April 6 in Blacksburg.
Memorials may go to the Presbyterian Church of Highlands, PO box 5918, Lakeland, Fla., 33807.


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