Miscellaneous Boyle County, Kentucky Obituaries

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Obituaries September 25, 1996

Luther L. Brown
MORELAND - Luther L. Brown, 87, Hustonville, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Lawrence Layton
LIBERTY - Lawrence Layton, 75, Yosemite, died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born June 2, 1921, in Columbus, Ohio, he was a son of the late Harry and Stella Aires Layton. He was a retired truck driver, and an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Margie Gregory Layton; two sons, Mike Layton of Columbus, Ohio, and Mike Stevens of Liberty; four daughters, Debbie Cochran of Liberty and Tina Merritt, Kim Miller and Lisa Norman, all of Yosemite; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Doug Layton.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Darren Godbey. Burial with military rites will be in Blue John Cemetery, Pulaski County.
Visitation is after 6;30 p.m. today.

Viola B. Palo
CRAB ORCHARD - Viola Brooks Palo, 87, Crab Orchard, died Tuesday at Charleston Healthcare Center, Danville.
Born July 18, 1909, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Richard Emmitt and Mattie Turner Brooks. She was a retired employee of Chrysler Automotive Corp. and a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church. She was the widow of Jacob E. Palo.
Survivors include a son, Richard L. Garner, Crab Orchard, and a sister, Mae King, Lexington. She was preceded in death by a son, Arnold A. Garner.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Margaret F. Pollard
LANCASTER - Margaret Frances Pollard, 97, Boones Creek Road, widow of Moat Pollard, died Tuesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Edsel Woody
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Edsel Woody, 69, Windsor, died Monday in a plane crash in Casey County.
Born Sept. 5, 1927, in Marion, N.C., he was a son of the late Burley and Marguerite Woody. He was a retired steel mill employee and attended Dunnville Church of God.
Survivors include a daughter, Shelly Glover, Wyandotte, Mich., and five stepchildren, Ulah Stevenson, Glenn Taylor, Carol Cook, Jesse Taylor and Linda Martin.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bernard Funeral Home by the Rev. Jeff Aaron.
Visitation is 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Kavin N. Baker
PERRYVILLE - Services for Kavin Neal Baker, 25, Whites Road, Macville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Edwards. Burial will be in Mitchellsburg Church of God Cemetery.
He died Monday, apparently of suicide, at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.
Born Oct. 19, 1970, in Fayette County, he was a son of Richard and Bonnie Simpson Baker of Parksville. He was a former employee of Donnelly Corp. and a member of Mitchellsburg Baptist Church.
Other survivors are three sons, Tyler Baker of Danville and Neal and Jacob Baker, both of Moreland; a sister, Angela Henson, Parksville; and a brother, Jerry Baker, Parksville.
Pallbearers will be Donald Baker, Sammy Baker Jr., James Baker, Marion King, Randy Steele and Ronnie Steele.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Arthur Dunn Sr
. LANCASTER - Services for Arthur Dunn Sr., 94, Boones Creek Road, will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church by the Rev. Bob Brown. Burial will be in Lancaster-Duncantown Cemetery.
Born June 23, 1902, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Henrietta Dunn. He was a retired farmer and a member, deacon and former treasurer of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. He was a former board member of Farmers Home Administration.
Survivors include a son, Arthur L. Dunn Jr., Lancaster; four daughters, Dorothy Baugh and Ruth Ford, both of Chicago; Margaret Alcorn of Cincinnati, and Johnnie Moss of Lancaster; a sister, Gracie Scott, Lancaster; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Clarence Price
STANFORD - Services for Clarence Price, 81, Crab Orchard, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Ronald Harp. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 19, 1914, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ben and Dovie Wilson Price. He was a retired farmer, a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church and the widower of Ruth Jane Shaw Price.
Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Jo Severance, Crab Orchard; three brothers, Gaines and Hobart Price, both of Crab Orchard, and Carlos Price, Lancaster; two sisters, Jewel Lunsford and Ina Peel, both of Crab Orchard; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bill Severance Jr., Lee Anderson, Logan Price, Ted Carter, Jimmy Calloway, Billy Shaw Blankenship and Tom Blankenship.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries September 29, 1996

Dr. Benjamin Asher Jennings
STANFORD - The funeral for Dr. Benjamin Asher Jennings, 95, of 116 Phillips Court will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Fox Funeral Home with the Revs. Larry Vickers and Jerry Beck officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Thursday at the Extended Care Unit of the Fort Logan Hospital.
He served as dentist in Stanford of 47 years. A 1924 graduate of Berea College, he was a 1932 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and was a member of Delta Sigma Delta. He had been on the medical staff of Fort Logan Hospital and was past president of the Bluegrass Dental Society. He was a life member of the American Dental Association and served 12 years as a member of the Lincoln County Board of Health.
He was a charter member of the Stanford Lions Club, and was a former member of the Central Kentucky Orchid Society.
Born June 12, 1901, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late John Richard Jennings and Nanny Asher Jennings. He was a member of the Harris Memorial United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Cathryn B. Jennings.
He is survived by a niece, Agnes Jennings Loftin of Newport News, Va.; and eight great-nieces and great-nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jack Withrow, Marvin Cornett, Jimmy Williams, Guy Hart, Alfred Harris Pence, Otis Cave and Hugh Helm.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today.
Memorials are suggested to Berea College.

Easley Hill
MARION - Easley Hill, 62, of Marion, father of a Danville woman, died Thursday at the Crittenden Hospital.
Born June 24, 1934, in Crittenden County, he was the son of the late Frank and Maybell Hill. A farmer, he was a member of the Sugar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the 4-H Council, and was a former director of the Crittenden County Chamber of Commerce and the Extension District Board.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Hill, Marion; a son, Stephen Hill, Marion; a daughter, Jennifer Little, Danville; a sister, Mona Faye Curry, Providence; and two grandchildren.
Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. CST today at the Gilbert Funeral Home by the Revs. Charles Brantley and John Conn. Burial was in the Sugar Grove Cemetery.
Memorial are suggested to the Sugar Grove Church Cemetery Fund in care of: Rose Hill, 7255 SR 120, Marion, KY 42064 or Maudie Summers, 197 Quarry Road, Marion, KY 42064.

Jesse Lynn
Jesse Lynn, 81, 118 East Broadway died Friday at his residence after a short illness.
Born March 6, 1915, he was a native of Lincoln County. He was the son of the late Lewis and Laura Woods Lynn. A veteran of World War II, he was a retired laborer. He was the widower of Hortense Fortune Lynn.
He is survived by a stepdaughter, Juanita Simpson of Danville; two stepsons, Myron Fortune of Danville and Herbert Fortune of Florida; a niece, Wanda Higgins of Cincinnati; and nephew, Glair Lynn, Danville.
Services will be held at noon Tuesday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. David Chenault. Burial will be in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday.

Loraine P. Jackson
Loraine Pittman Jackson, 81, of 2345 Bluegrass Pike died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 24, 1915, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Georgia Hendren Pittman. The widow of Bird Jackson, she was a homemaker. She was a member of the Salt River Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday School teacher, and was director of the Women's Missionary Union and Vacation Bible School.
She is survived by a daughter, Marie Followell of Danville; a son, George Lee Jackson of Danville; a sister, Lydia Hill, Danville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Salt River Baptist Church with the Revs. Ed Orberson and Bob Bausum officiating. Burial in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home from 4-9 p.m. today and at the church after 11 a.m. Monday.
Memorials are suggested to the Danville-Boyle County Rescue Squad.

Dallas A. Butler
HARRODSBURG - Dallas A. Butler, 77, of 544 Belmont St. died Friday at the James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born July 22, 1919, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Armpie and Naomi Claunch. She was a retired inspector for Corning Glass in Harrodsburg. She had attended Benton Baptist Church for several years and was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church. She was the widow of James Rupert Butler.
Survivors include a son, Donnie Butler, Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Alexander & Royalty Funeral with James Harley officiating. Burial will be in the Patterson Cemetery in Mercer County.
Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday.

Perpie H. Gallagher
LANCASTER - Perpie Hardwick Gallagher, 93, of Crab Orchard Street died Friday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born May 10, 1903, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Minnie Humphrey Hardwick. A retired employee of Cowden Manufacturing in Lancaster, she was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church. She was the widow of William E. Gallagher. She was also preceded in death by a daughter Jewell Gallagher.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. J.D. (Helen) Ray of Lancaster; a son, Vernon ``Pat'' Gallagher of Lancaster; a sister, Flossie Tuttle of Lancaster; a brother, Virgil Hardwick of Danville; and one grandson.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in the Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ivan Miracle, Earl Smith, Joe Huffman, Charles Hardwick, Bobby Hardwick and Willie P. Hardwick.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

William F. Wray
MORELAND - William Frank Wray, 58, of Bowen Road, Stanford, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville after an illness.
Born July 4, 1938, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Ira and Ethel Coffman Wray. He was a construction worker, a farmer and was a Methodist. He was an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Griffitts Wray; a son, William Scott Wray of Stanford; three brothers, Leonard, Lawrence and Wayne Wray, all of Stanford; two sisters, Elsie Wilson of Mitchellsburg and Bobbie Jean Matherly of Junction City; and a granddaughter.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Morris McCawley. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Donna M. Sibley
MORELAND - The funeral place for Donna Marie Sibley, 14, of Black Pike, Hustonville has been moved to Moreland First Baptist Church. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today by the Rev. Glenn Johnson.
She died Wednesday after being struck by a train in Moreland.
W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Nellie A. Simms
WAYNESBURG - The funeral for Nellie Pearl Adington Simms, 88, of 179 Mason Ave., Danville, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. E.V. Carrier. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers are Neil Carrier, Terry Campbell, Derek Sims, Kevin Goodlett, Eric Banker and Chris Franklin. Honorary pallbearers are Barry Hindman, Robert Baker, Len Goodpaster, Jamie Noel, Don Sever, Tony Franklin, John Robinson and Norman Adington.
Visitation is at the funeral home.

Obituaries October 1, 1996

Louise Price
CRAB ORCHARD - Louise Price, 63, Lancaster Street, died Monday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Stanford.
Born May 10, 1933, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ray and Ila Hunter Price. She was an employee of Wal-Mart in Stanford where she worked for eight years. She was a member of Crab Orchard Christian Church and Christian Ladies Fellowship Group. She was a primary Sunday School teacher for 40 years.
Survivors include a sister, Ida Lee Farmer, Crab Orchard, and two brothers, Lowell Price of Cincinnati and Wayne Price of Crab Orchard.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Rex Dunning. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. Wednesday until the service.

Dorothy M. Wilcher
MORELAND - Dorothy Merritt Wilcher, 84, Hustonville, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 22, 1911, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Matilda Mounce Merritt. She was a homemaker and with her husband formerly operated Jim Wilcher Sanitary Market. She was a member of Lincoln County Seniors Group, Young at Heart Group, and Hustonville Baptist Church. She was the widow of James F. Wilcher.
Survivors include six daughters, Trudy Davis of Silvis, Ill., Deloris Pendergraft of Hustonville, Matilda Price of DeQueen, Ark., Vivian Spahr of Stanford, Diane Cook of Somerset and Sandy Chandler of Fayetteville, N.C.; two sons, Grover C. Wilcher of Dallas, Ga., and James F. Wilcher Jr. of Harrodsburg; a sister, Hazel Goodpaster, Marion, Ind.; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by a son.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hustonville Baptist Church by the Revs. Greg Nimmo and Harold Thompson. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Hustonville Baptist Church.

Obituaries October 3, 1996

Boyd H. Snow Jr.
Boyd Hammon Snow Jr., 52, Old Ottenheim Road, died Tuesday of injuries received in an automobile accident in Lincoln County.
Born Aug. 6, 1944, in Danville he was a son of the late Boyd and Maudie Johnson Snow. He was an employee of Danville Wholesale Tire.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Herring Snow; a daughter, Anna Montgomery of Junction City; two sons, Boyd "Buster" Snow III and Ricky Kelly Snow, both of Junction City; a brother, Tommy Snow of Junction City; four sisters, Romona Walker of Junction City, Peggy King of Moreland, Alice Stephens of Orange Texas, and Bonnie Routt of Virginia Beach, Va.; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Harmon. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

James T. Marshall
CINCINNATI - James Thomas Marshall, 84, Cincinnati, died Sept. 27 at a hospice facility there.
Born Oct. 26, 1911, in Danville, he was a son of the late John H. and Florence Hughes Marshall. He was a former employee of Ford Motor Company.
Survivors include a son, Tyrone Marshall, Cincinnati; two daughters, Laverne Davie and Denise Marshall, both of Cincinnati; and a sister, Ella Mae Marshall, Danville.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Joseph R. Garr Funeral Home. Burial will be in Vine Street Cemetery.
Visitation is 10 a.m. Friday until the service.

Lucille L. Neff
LIBERTY - Lucille Lynn Neff, 66, Indianapolis, died Tuesday at St. Frances Hospital, Beech Grove, Ind.
She was a daughter of Ola M. Lynn of Indianapolis and the late Ira B. Lynn. She was a retired machine operator for Rise Paper Company and formerly worked for Stark and Wetzel. She was a member of Plainfield Holiness Church.
Additional survivors include four sons, Randall E., Mitchell T., and Timothy S. Neff, all of Indianapolis, and Ronald M. Neff of Plainfield, Ind; two brothers, Lowell Lynn of Monrovia, Ind., and Gary Lynn of Liberty; two sisters, Lois Beck of Louisville and Geraldine Francis of Danville, Ind.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be noon Saturday in Wilson Cemetery, Casey County.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home.

Gladys B. Best
HARRODSBURG - Services for Gladys Bishop Best, 78, Greenbriar Drive, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Readnour. Burial will be in Peters Cemetery, Mackville.
She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 5, 1918, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Roy E. and Minnie Taylor Bishop.
She was a homemaker and member of Mackville Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Walter Best; a special niece, Jana C. Peavler of Harrodsburg; two half brothers, R.D. Bishop and Raymond Bishop, both of Fern Creek; and a sister, Ethel Burkhead of Springfield.
Pallbearers will be Roy Burkhead, Bruce Burkhead, Eugene E. Bishop, Ralph Gary Bishop, Craig Peavler and Mike Bishop.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. Friday until the service.

A.E. Gambill
HARRODSBURG - Services for A.E. "June" Gambill, 73, Curdsville Road, Burgin, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Lester Tyree and Charles Scott. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lexington.
He died Tuesday at Kentucky Veterans Center, Wilmore.
Born Jan. 10, 1923, in Lawrence County, he was a son of the late Arbie L. and Cynthia Sparks Gambill. He was a retired meat cutter for Foodtown in Lexington, and had served in the Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian Slone Gambill; two daughters, Sissy ``Layne'' Tipton of Burgin and Carol ``Lindsey'' Prebble of Lexington; a son, Donald W. Gambill of Lexington; three sisters, Opal Boggs of Ashland, Ottie Mae Slone of London and Myrtle Boggs of Pickerington, Ohio; and a granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Mike Gartin, Mark Slone, Matt Slone, Craig Baughman, Dickie Miller and Okie Clair Boggs.
Visitation is 4-9 today and after 7 a.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Jessamine County Hospice.


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