June 20, 1999
William "Bill" Holman
PERRYVILLE - William "Bill" Holman, 73, of Baker Lane, Parksville,
died Saturday at Ephaim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 28, 1926, in Cincinnati, he was a son of the late Russell
and Maude Lee Reynolds Holman. He was a retired automobile mechanic, having
worked at Mattingly Rapier Chevrolet, and a former employee of Holman's
Garage in Parksville. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member
of Mitchellsburg Church of God and a Babe Ruth League baseball coach in
Boyle County for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Baker Holman; a son, Terry Holman
of Lancaster; two daughters, Belinda Holman and Carolyn Quinn, both of
Parksville; a sister, Vinnie Lee of Danville; three brothers, Glen Holman
and Ernest Holman, both of Parksville, and Luther Holman of Lexington;
two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mitchellsburg Church of God by the
Revs. Larry Moore and Marlin Miller. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home, after 8 a.m. Monday
at the funeral home and after 1 p.m. Monday at the church.
Mary F. Vaught
MIDDLEBURG - Mary Faustine Vaught, 77, of Bethelridge died Friday at
Jewish Hospital, Lexington.
Born Oct. 25, 1921, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late
Ocla and Nannie Bell Vest Wesley. She was the widow of Reid Vaught. She
was a housewife and a member of Bethelridge United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Sondra Layman of West Chester, Ohio;
a son, Dr. Stephen Vaught of Elizabethtown; a brother, Ronnie Joe Wesley
of Bethelridge; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bethelridge United Methodist Church
by the Rev. David Eastham. Burial will be in Bethelridge Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home, Middleburg.
PERRYVILLE - A memorial service and visitation for L.V. "Perk" Poynter
will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home.
A resident of Bainbridge, Ind., he died Oct. 7, 1998, in Bainbridge
at the age of 64.
Born May 25, 1934, in Somerset, he was the son of the late Albert and
Betty Denny Poynter.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Webb Poynter; a son, David Poynter
of Darlington, Ind.; and several brothers and sisters.
Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society.
Thelma C. Roberts
Services for Thelma Cole Roberts, 80, of Madison Avenue will be 11
a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Broadway, by the Rev. Tim Mathis.
Entombment will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Rick Schmidt, Ralph May, Mark Price, Mike Price,
Bill Leonard, John Hughes, Earl Campbell, Allen Honaker and Joe Clarke.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 29, 1918, in Benham, she was a daughter of the late Leroy
Luther and Grace Murphy Cole. She was the widow of George Roberts. She
was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern
Star. She was a pianist, She was a graduate of Corbin High School and Berea
Survivors include a son, Wesley Roberts of Lake Mills, Wis.; a sister,
Marjorie Driggers of Lexington; a brother, William Cole of Lexington; two
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.
LIBERTY - Services for Marie Hamm, 73, of Liberty will be 2 p.m. today
at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Dwight Coffman. Burial will
be in Whited Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born Aug. 20, 1925, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late
Ira and Oma Long Atwood. She was retired from Union Underwear. She was
the widow of Ray Hamm.
Survivors include a son, Larry Hamm of Moreland; two daughters, Freda
Glasscock of Harrodsburg ansd Shirley Smith of Morgantown, Ind.; three
sisters, Irine Grant and Gertie Whited, both of Liberty, and Viola Casoda
of Indianapolis; a half sister, Anita Durham of Campbellsville; five half
brothers, Algie Atwood, Bobby Atwood, Ira Atwood Jr., Ronnie Atwood and
Keith Atwood, all of Liberty; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. today.
June 21, 1999
LANCASTER - Edith Adams, 84, of Hillcrest Drive, died Sunday in Garrard
Born Feb. 12, 1915, in Magoffin County, she was a daughter of the late
Andrew and Mary Hampton Adams. She was a homemaker and a member of Scott's
Fork Christian Church.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Home by the Rev.
Ralph Sallee. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Monday.
Nannie B. DeHart
LIBERTY - Nannie Bell DeHart, 89, of Dunnville, died there Sunday.
Born Feb. 19, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late
John and Polly Luttrell Chumbley. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount
Calvary Community Church. She was the widow of Willie DeHart.
Survivors include two sons, Clifford DeHart of Dunnville and Morris
DeHart of Russell Springs; a daughter, Betty Buis of Liberty; eight grandchildren;
12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by C.B.
Carman. Burial will be in Luttrell Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Kenny B. Overstreet
LIBERTY- Kenny Bryan Overstreet, 40, of Lexington, died there Saturday
of natural causes.
Born Aug. 1, 1958, in Casey County, he was a son of Cecil and Betty
Wilson Overstreet of Lexington. He was a machinist and a member of Mount
Olivet Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Adams Overstreet; a son, Ryan K. Overstreet
of Lexington; a sister, Cathy Pearl of Lexington; and a brother, Donnie
Overstreet of Lexington.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Baptist Church by
the Rev. Dewayne Walker. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lloyd and Mark Lowery, Terry Allen, Mark Pearl,
Fred Mills and Phillip Walker.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today at the church.
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William H. Owens
RIDGELAND, Miss. - William H. Owens, 89, formerly of Danville, died
May 30 after a brief illness.
Born in Danville, he was a retired executive for United Way and a graduate
of Centre College. He worked in radio broadcasting and technology and was
a social worker. He was a member of Broadmeadow United Methodist Church
where he taught Sunday School.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Owens; two daughters, Margaret Redus
of Plano, Texas, and Katherine Meserole of Lynn, Mass.; a son, Bill Owens
of Ridgeland; and six grandchildren.
Services were held in at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church. Burial
was in Bellevue Cemetery, Danville.
William "Bill" Holman
PERRYVILLE - Services for William "Bill" Holman, 73, of Baker Lane,
Parksville, are 2 p.m. today at Mitchellsburg Church of God by the Revs.
Larry Moore and Marlin Miller.
Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Bottom, Jim Sublett, Steve King, Eric and
David Moore, Billy Pike, Lee Pryor and Chris Quinn.
Troy T. Allen
LIBERTY - Services for Troy Todd Allen, 35, of Daytona Beach, Fla.,
will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Vernon Blakey.
Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
He died Wednesday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
Born May 26, 1964, in Cincinnati, he was a son of Marion B. Allen of
Liberty and Ann Helm Allen of Alexandria.
Other survivors include a sister, Monica Giles; paternal grandparents,
Onsby and Media Allen of Liberty; and a companion, Angel Minter of Daytona
Pallbearers will be Barry Bell, Junior Burke, Dewayne Vanoy and Gerald,
Buel and Roger Helm.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home.
LANCASTER -- Services for Edith Adams, 84, of Hillcrest Drive will
be 2 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Ralph Sallee. Burial
will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Sunday in Garrard County,
Pallbearers will be Donnie Goode, James Adams, Murl Caudill, Joe Montgomery,
Richard Otto and Ronald Ray.
Honorary pallbearers are Ernest Ray, Arthur Cupp, Billy Morris, Holton
Howard, Herbert and Bill Lemaster Jr.
HARRODSBURG -- Ser-vices for Samuel Dallas Coker, 39, of Cornishville
will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Rob Harbison and
Burial will be in Cornish Christian Cemetery.
He died Saturday on Martin Lane.
Born Oct. 30, 1959, in Mercer County, he was a son of Louella Darland
Coker of Cornishville and the late Samuel "Bud" Coker. He was a truck driver
and a member of Harrodsburg Church of Christ. He had served in the Army.
Other survivors include a daughter, Savannah Coker of Cornishville.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Stevens, Bruce Parrott, Chester Gabhart,
Buddy Shirley, Jack Freeman and Leon Darland.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Reba G. Frederick
STANFORD -- Services for Reba Gooch Frederick, 90, of Stanford House
Nursing Home, formerly of Ky. 78, were held Thursday at Fox Funeral Home.
She died June 14 at Fort Logan Hospital.
She was a daughter of the late Dutch and Cornelia Floyd Gooch and the
widow of Dillard C. Frederick.
Two surviving sisters were omitted from the obituary last week, they
are Vada Sluder of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Agnes Spangler of Fort Lauderdale,
Josephine B. Williams
STANFORD -- Services for Josephine Bodner Williams, 77, of Redwood
Drive, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Harris Memorial United Methodist Church
by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 9, 1921, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late
Frederick and Mary Rice Bodner. She was a homemaker and a member of Harris
Memorial United Methodist Church and Daughters of the American Revolution,
Logan-Whitley Chapter. She was co-chair of the Lincoln County Republican
Party for over 20 years and attended Centre College. She was the widow
of James W. Williams Jr.
Survivors include a son, James W. Williams III of Stanford; three daughters,
Lynda Closson of Stanford and Barbara W. Wright and Cynthia R. Williams,
both of Louisville; three brothers, Jack Bodner of Pauley's Island, S.C.,
Buddy Bodner of Danville and Bobby Bodner of Crab Orchard; a sister, Vi
Campbell of Danville; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Hank Wright, Freddie and Skip Closson, Steve Campbell,
Harry Bodner Jr., Michael Bodner, Bobby Bodner Jr. and Benji Bodner.
Honorary pallbearer is Doug Campbell.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home and after noon
Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society or Lincoln County Educational
Brenda D. Galloway
Brenda Sue Durham Galloway, 59, of Harrodsburg, died today at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 5, 1939, in Yosemite, she was a daughter of the late Roscoe
and Ruth Rainey Durham. She was an employee of Hitachi in Harrodsburg,
a member of Salt River Baptist Church, and did basketball statistics and
other volunteer work for Boyle County High School sports program. She was
a former employee of the Boyle County Recreation Department at its inception
and a former employee of Thom McAn.
Survivors include two sons, Joey Galloway of Danville and Scott Galloway
of Hustonville; a daughter, Mysti Chaney of Lawrenceburg; three brothers,
Chester B. Durham of Somerset, the Rev. John E. Durham of Yosemite and
Richard M. Durham of Louisville; two sisters, Jeanette Thompson of Danville
and Mary Lou Lyons of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; three step grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark
Payton. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is after 2 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to the Boyle County Humane Society.
Mattie C. Griffin
MORELAND -- Mattie Christine Griffin, 57, of Middleburg, died Monday
at her home of natural causes.
Born June 18, 1942, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the
late Edgar and Sarah Dowell Treadway. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence Griffin; a daughter, Sharon
Miller of Hustonville; two brothers, Earl Treadway of Danville and James
Treadway of Stanford; five sisters, Inez Brown of Brodhead, Nanimae Blakey
of Stanford, Irene Tate of Lebanon, Clearice Griffin of Hustonville and
Edna Lones of Stanford; three grandchildren; and a step granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Dale Griffin.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the
Revs. Larry Moore and Don Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Kenny Miller, Kenny Griffin and Kevin Griffin, Brad
Brock, Larry Lane, and Wayne Rigsby.
Honorary pallbearers are Bill, Earl and Clifton Brock, Gary King, Timmy
Griffin, and Tim Ellis.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Lou Allene Beal
LIBERTY -- Lou Allene Beal, 43, of Trinity, Texas, formerly of Casey
County, died Saturday at John Sealy Hospital of natural causes.
She was a daughter of the late Louis S. and Elva R. Johnson Beal.
Survivors include a brother, Raymond Beal of Liberty; two sisters,
Linda Bruner of Trinity and Ellene Hager of Carlisle.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by Bearl King.
Burial will be in Peyton Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Pearl L. Sawyer
LIBERTY -- Pearl Lynn Sawyer, 88, of Dallas, Texas, died Tuesday at
Holiday Hills Nursing Home.
Born Oct. 8, 1910, in Arkansas, she was a daughter of the late Silas
and Viana Harness Lynn. She was a retired seamstress and the widow of Vernon
Sawyer. Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Services will be noon Friday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Susie
McCain. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. Friday.
Myrtle S. Statom
Crab Orchard -- Myrtle Smith Statom, 78, of Boone Road, Stanford, died
Wednesday at her home after an extended illness.
Born Fen. 14, 1921, in Bryantsville, she was a daughter of the late
William N. and Cora Lee Nunnmaker Smith. She was a member of Bryantsville
Methodist Church and had been an employee of the Kentucky Department of
Survivors include two daughters, Norma Lee of Danville and Judy Howard
of Crab Orchard; two sons, Donnie Statom of Crab Orchard and Billy Joe
Statom of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by
the Rev. Paul Vaughn.
Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday.
Elizabeth H. Warren
LANCASTER -- Services for Elizabeth Hocker Warren, 54, of Totten Avenue,
will be 1 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Predestinarian Baptist Church by the
Rev. Barry Bowman. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Monday at her home of natural causes.
Born Feb. 10, 1945, in Lancaster, she was a daughter of the late Joseph
P. and Betty E. Bottoms Hocker.
She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Lodge 74 and St. Paul
Predestinarian Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, James F. Warren; a son, Stephon Warren
of Fort Stewart, Ga.; a stepson, Joe Warren of Harrodsburg; two daughters,
Lisa Warren of Danville and Althea Warren of Danville; four sisters, Mary
Mucker, Betty Wilkinson, Gwen Newcomb and Georgetta Hocker, all of Lancaster;
three brothers, Joseph P. Hocker Jr. of Springfield, Ohio, Allen Hocker
of Corpus Christi, Texas, and William E. Hocker of Lexington; four grandchildren;
four step grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Miller Jr., Billy Warren, Charles Alcorn,
Henry Huffman, Dion McPherson and Jamey Black.
Visitation is 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William E. Jones
LEXINGTON -- William Elliott Jones, 73, of Lexington died Tuesday at
Born July 21, 1926, in Beattyville, he was a son of the late William
L. and Lillie Strong Jones.
He was a former administrator of Ephraim McDowell Memorial Hospital
and was instrumental in the plan to develop it into a regional medical
center. After retiring from hospital administration he worked in health
planning for the state. He was a member of the American College of Hospital
Administrators and served on the boards of the National Association of
Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions and the National Association
of Mental Hospital Administrators. He was a member of Frankfort First Presbyterian
Church and Rotary Club of Frankfort. He was a Fellow of University of Kentucky.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Bishop Jones; a daughter, Jo Ellen
Jones of Lexington; two brothers, William Pryse Jones of Lexington and
William Lewis Jones of Frankfort. He was preceded in death by a son, Bruce
A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church
by the Revs. Paul R. Miller, William Walton and David L. Hilton. Burial
will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele St., Frankfort,
40601 or First Presbyterian Church, 416 W. Main St., Frankfort.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Brenda D. Galloway
Services for Brenda Sue Durham Galloway, 59, of Harrodsburg, will be
11 a.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Payton. Burial will
be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Roger Durham, Steve and Michael Lyons, and Dennis,
Eddie and Bruce Durham. Honorary pallbearers are Morris Stewart, Briggs
Cunningham, Dr. Brian Ellis and John Sciberras.
Visitation is after 2 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to the Boyle County Humane Society.
Myrtle S. Statom
Crab Orchard -- Services for Myrtle Smith Statom, 78, of Boone Road,
Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the
Rev. Paul Vaughn. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at her home after an extended illness.
Pallbearers will be Joe Hampton, Collis Ray, Brian Ray, Justin Statom,
Mike Feldman and David Napier.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.