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Obituaries May 2, 1999

Robert J. Allen
Robert Jess Allen, 61, of 101 Lord Murphy Drive died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center following a short illness.
Born Sept. 11, 1937, in Willard, Ohio, he was the son of the late William Sullivan and Anna Chinn Allen. He was a manufacturing facilitator for R.R. Donnelley & Sons, an Air Force veteran, and member of Willard Presbyterian Church.
He was a member and umpire for the American Softaball Association and a sports writer and past sports editor for 15 years for The Willard Times. He coached many different sports teams, Little League, and flag football teams.
Survivors include his wife, Jeannine Rex Allen; two sons, Mark D. Allen of Aliso Viejo, Calif., and Mickey Allen of Ottawa, Canada; a daughter, Becky Bandura of Danville; a sister, Sarah Booth of Costa Mesa, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Green Wood Cemetery in Willard, Ohio.
Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. 

Lela M. Boyd
Lela Mae Boyd, 76, of Grant Street died Saturday at her residence.
Born March 21, 1923, in Boyle County, she was the daughter of the late Gobel and Mattie Lee Gaddis Gibson. She was a homemaker, widow of Curtis Boyd, and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, George Richard Boyd of Danville and Jerry Curtis Boyd of Mount Vernon; a brother, Howard Gibson of Moreland; a sister, Margie Crowe of Missouri; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5-9 p.m. Monday.
Pallbearers will be Jerry David Boyd, James Steven Boyd, Scott Allen Boyd, Palena Boyd, Diane Boyd and Alicia Gregory. Honorary pallbearers are Christy Boyd and Lola Boyd. 

Virginia B. Goodin
MORELAND - Virginia Bray Goodin, 83, of Stanford died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 15, 1915, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Martha Atkins Bray. She was a homemaker, charter member of Worldstown Church of God, and the widow of William Green Goodin.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda Francis.
Survivors include six sons, Paul and Lonnie Goodin, both of Danville, Wade Goodin of Taylorsville, Ind., Robert Goodin of Hays, Kansas, and James and Johnnie Goodin, both of Stanford; two daughters, Elva Fitzpatrick of Indianapolis, Ind., and Blyth Burdine of Eddinburg, Ind.; a sister, Gladys Farmer of Junction City; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Worldstown Church of God by the Rev. Wendell Douglas. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery in Pulaski County.
Pallbearers will be Jeff, Jeremy, Michael and Randy Goodin, Kelly Burchett and Billy Burdine. Honorary pallbearers are Caleb Goodin, James Goodin Jr. and Lee Douglas.
Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home, Moreland. 

Goodknight James
MORELAND - Goodknight James, 95, of Danville died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 8, 1904, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Abille and Maude Woods James. He was a retired farmer and had worked for L&N Railroad on the section gang.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Doss James.
Survivors include two sisters, Lavinnia Brown and Mae Quigley, both of Miamisburg, Ohio.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Earl Doss, Jim Brown, Don Cloyd, Jackie Antle, Marvin Taylor and Jim Reynolds.
Visitation is from 10-11 a.m. Monday. 

Emily P. Lane
HARRODSBURG - Emily Pearl Lane, 67, of Lexington died Friday at Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born March 26, 1932, in Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Arnold Lee and Nellie Bowman Driskell. She was a homemaker and member of Hopewell Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by a son, Blanton Dean.
Survivors include three sons, Julian N. Dean of Sidney, Ohio, and Carroll O. Dean and Tony V. Dean, both of Lexington; a daughter, Jeanie Ann Dean of Lexington; three brothers, Hollie Driskell of Corinth, Gene Driskell of Cincinnati, and James Driskell of Florida; a sister, Ethel Lee Miller of Frankfort; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday. 

Georgetta S. Pettit
CRAB ORCHARD - Georgetta Saylor Pettit, 66, of Meadowlark Drive died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.
Born Jan. 22, 1933, in Garrard County, she was the daughter of the late George and Lillie Helton Saylor. She was a retired cook for Serv-0-Mation Corp. in Danville and had operated a family care home out of her house since 1989.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Mobley of Crab Orchard; two sons, Larry and Terry Pettit, both of Crab Orchard; a sister, Flossie Waller of Framersville, Ohio; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Tom Crawford. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Monday. 

Jean K. Carpenter
Services for Jean Kaufman Carpenter, 84, of Danville will be 1 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 2 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be William and Chris Johnson, Dewayne Southerland, Rebel Sears, Robert Cutter, Keith Epperson, Scott Bates and Kane Hainsworth. Honorary pallbearers are Tom Stewart, Bill Arnold, Freddie Worthington, Jerry Bradshaw, Bobby Fowler, Mark and David Mahan, and Danny Johnson.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 14, 1914, in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Coffman. She was a former employee of Bowlarama Restaurant, a charter 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. 

Gilbert L. Norvell
HARRODSBURG - Services for Gilbert Lee Norvell, 80, of North East Street were 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. James Harley. Burial was in Bruner's Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were J.C. Catlett, Kenneth Harlow, William Bradley, Tim Cobb, Mike Hudson and Jerry Sparks. Honorary pallbearers were Jewell Devine and Roy Norvell.
He died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. 

Eugene Walls
WAYNESBURG - Services for Eugene Walls, 70, of Ky. 1247, Waynesburg, were 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. George Brown. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ray, Jeff and Tom Delk, Daryl Padgett, Delmer Stull and Bob Maynard. Honorary pallbearers were Paul and Johnny Stull, Jimmy Brown, Curtis Delk, Jack Bowen and Shane Padgett.
He died Wednesday at Baptist Hospital in Corbin.

Obituaries May 3, 1999

Arvin M. Eskridge
LANCASTER - Arvin Mason Eskridge, 72, of Danville Street, died Saturday at home.
Born Feb. 15, 1927, in Charleston, W.Va., he was a son of the late Garland and Cora Terry Eskridge. He was a retired security service manager and a member of Liberty Road Community Church, Lexington. 
Survivors include his wife, Grace Norman Eskridge; a son, Billy M. Eskridge of West Virginia; two daughters, Brenda Eskridge of West Virginia and Betty G. Eskridge of Clay, W.Va.; a brother, Ernest Eskridge of Montgomery, W.Va.; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael D. Eskridge.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Donald D. Gabehart
LIBERTY - Donald ``Tuck'' Dean Gabehart, 66, of Knifley, died Saturday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville.
Born Aug. 28, 1932, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Elbridge L. and Linnie Combs Gabehart. He was a retired employee of General Electric Co., Louisville. He was an Army veteran and a member of Dunbar Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Edwards Gabehart; three daughters, Donna S. Sims and Pamela K. Kennedy, both of Louisville, and Sheila R. Mattingly of Franklinton, N.C.; a son, Byron D. Gabehart of Louisville; three brothers, Howard, Burl and Merlin Gabehart; four sisters, Bonnie Farmer, Hylma Minor, Billie Cox and Norma Jeffries; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Terry Alford. Burial will be in Jones Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. today. 

Robert J. Allen
Graveside services for Robert Jess Allen, 61, of Lord Murphy Drive, will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at in Green Wood Cemetery in Ohio.
He died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center following a short illness.
Pallbearers will be Ben Baylor, Mark and Mick Allen, Bob Haas, Ernest McCullough, Russ Willoughby and Mike Luddan.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at Secor Funeral Home, Willard Ohio.
Memorials may go to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. 

Virginia B. Goodin
MORELAND - Services for Virginia Bray Goodin, 83, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Worldstown Church of God by the Rev. Wendell Douglas. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery in Pulaski County.
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. 

Emily P. Lane
HARRODSBURG - Services for Emily Pearl Lane, 67, of Lexington were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Friday at Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Pallbearers are Charles White, Mark Craig, Johnny English, Gary Ellis, Derrick Dean and Charles Miller. 

Georgetta S. Pettit
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Georgetta Saylor Pettit, 66, of Meadowlark Drive, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Tom Crawford. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.
Pallbearers will be Dr. James Werkmeister, Jerry Shelton, Wayne VanWinkle, Bill Hawley, Chris Lamb and Danny Hawley.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Obituaries May 4, 1999

T.P. McDonald
SOMERSET - T.P. ``Pat'' McDonald, 79, of Somerset, formerly of Danville, died Sunday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Born July 24, 1919, in Scott County, Tenn., he was a son of the late Elmer and Maggie Patrick McDonald. He was a retired employee of South Central Bell Phone Co., and an Army Air Corps World War II veteran. He was a member of American Legion Post 46, Danville, Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, Telephone Pioneers of America and Ducks Unlimited. He was a Kentucky Colonel. 
Survivors include two sons, Byron McDonald of Harrodsburg and Bruce McDonald of Somerset; three brothers, Jerome, Genoal and Herman McDonald, all of Louisville; and five grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Brothers Funeral Home by Gilbert Robinson. Burial will be in Mill Spring National Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 38.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Robert L. Tudor
LANCASTER - Robert Leslie Tudor, 75, of Preachersville, died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born April 12, 1924, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Robert and Callie Estes Tudor. He was a retired farmer and attended Preachersville United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Bessie Murphy Tudor.
Survivors include two daughters, Regina Dailey of Crab Orchard and Patricia Dailey of Lancaster; two brothers, Buford Tudor and Roy Tudor, both of Garrard County; a sister, Stella Coffey; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Leroy Davis. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Bobby Tudor, John Tudor, Gilbert Tudor, Danny Elam, Russell Murphy and Tommy Tudor.
Honorary pallbearers are Cecil Smith, Hazel Connor, W.C. Dailey, Ronnie Broadus, Jackie Tudor and Charles Poynter.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Addison Wilkinson Jr.
Services for Addison Wilkinson Jr., 68, of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Stanford, by the Rev. Floyd Raglin.
Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Veterans Administration Hospital after an illness.
Born March 11, 1931, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Addison and Sadie Wilkinson. He was a was a truck driver, a member of First Baptist Church, Stanford, and a veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include three sons, James W. Wilkinson of Danville, Anthony Wilkinson of Phoenix, Ariz., and Lamont Wilkinson of Stanford; a brother, Bobby Wilkinson of Stanford; a sister, Thelma Turner of Lexington; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be David Penman, Jeff Jones, Richard Guess, Richard Caldwell, Bobby Wilkinson Jr., and Paul Wilkinson.
Honorary pallbearers are Sonny Logan, Robert Wilkinson and Luther Wilkinson.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Christine S. Dunn
LANCASTER - Services for Christine S. Dunn, 89, of Swope Lane, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Browning.
She died Sunday at Charleston Health Care Center.
Born Nov. 21, 1909, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin P. and Claudia Arnold Swope. She was a former teacher at Camp Dick Robinson and a homemaker. She attended Asbury College and was a member of Bryantsville United Methodist Church and the Garrard County Art Club. She was the widow of Harold C. Dunn.
Survivors include two sons, Harold C. Dunn Jr. and James ``Jimmy'' B. Dunn, both of Lancaster; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bill Holtzclaw, Walter Hester, A.T. Arnold, Cecil Arnold, David Arnold and Donnie Bailey.
Honorary pallbearers are Bob Shearer, Cecil Sanders, Harold Layton, Pat Ballard and Betsy Bailey.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today. 

Arvin M. Eskridge
LANCASTER - Services for Arvin Mason Eskridge, 72, of Danville Street, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
He died Saturday at home.
Pallbearers are Carmel Anderson, Albert Anderson, Tony Starr, Bill Fisher, Berlin Norman and Charlie Starr.

Obituaries May 5, 1999

George W. Cocanougher
George Wesley Cocanougher, 94, of Tates Creek Road, formerly of Danville, died Tuesday at Mayfair Manor.
Born Feb. 7, 1905, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late William and Rosa Isham Cocanougher. He was the widower of Zelma Hundley Cocanougher. He was a retired farmer and carpenter, and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Lexington.
Survivors include a son, Truett Cocanougher of Maysville; a sister, Willie Hays Cocanougher of Danville; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Ted Sisk. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Perryville.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to Gideon International.

Garnett Luttrell
LIBERTY - Garnett Luttrell, 81, of Popplewell Street died Monday at Casey County Hospital.
Born Aug. 17, 1917, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Henry and Caroline Lawson Luttrell. He was a retired lumber worker and a member of the 910 Full Gospel Church.
Survivors include his wife, Treva Roy Luttrell; two sons, Johnny Luttrell of Miamisburg, Ohio, and Ronnie Luttrell of Liberty; a daughter, Judy Baker of Somerset; a sister, Mayrene Hammonds of Russell Springs; a brother, Raymond Luttrell of Mount Orb, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Donnie Luttrell.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at 910 Full Gospel Church by the Revs. Darrell Graves and Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. 

Lula B. Peyton
MORELAND - Lula B. Reid Peyton, 81, of Hustonville died Tuesday at her home.
Born Sept. 25, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Grover and Blanche Moberly Reid. She was a homemaker, a member of Ellisburg Baptist Church and the widow of Earl C. Peyton. 
Survivors include two sons, Chris Peyton of Hustonville and Joe Peyton of Corbin; a daughter, Earlene Smock of Danville; two brothers, Robert Reid of Moreland and Junior Reed of Hustonville; a sister, Mary Amanda Reed of Hustonville; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Thursday.

Marvin K. Jones
Services for Marvin K. Jones, 83, of Lakeview Drive, Lexington, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. John Jessup. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. 
He died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Born Sept. 18, 1915, in Russell County, he was a son of the late James D. and Elizabeth Jones. He was retired from the maintenance department of Lexington Housing Authority and worked at Keeneland. He was a member of Revival Tabernacle Church, Lexington, and the widower of Flossie M. Phillips Jones.
Survivors include three daughters, Sherrie A. Nartker of Cincinnati, Anna M. Harris of Lexington and Mildred Petrey of Hustonville; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Marvin Durham, Ricky Harris, Raymond Harris Jr., Jesse Harris Sr., Michael Harris and John Edwards.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Minnie Burger
PERRYVILLE - Services for Minnie Burger, 91, of Parksville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. Bill Boldt and John McNerney. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Aug. 19, 1907, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Shannon Strevels. She was a homemaker and the oldest charter member of Parksville Baptist Church. She was the widow of Ermon Burger Sr.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Burger of Parksville and Ermon Burger Jr. of Manchester, Tenn.; three brothers, Edgar Strevels of Parksville, Arthur Strevels of Danville and Clifford Strevels of Nicholasville; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, Leo Burger Sr.
Pallbearers will be Ron Russell, Gene Hockensmith, Frebert Honaker, Ira Pendygraft, Lester Smith and Robert Hawkins.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home.

Jerry Perry
WAYNESBURG - Services for Jerry Ray Perry, 45, of Kings Mountain will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center as the result of an auto accident in Jessamine County.
Born Fe. 5, 1954 in Lincoln County, he was a son of John and Grace Bunch Perry of Broughtontown. He was an employee of Fred Cain Farm Equipment in Danville and a minister at Harris Creek Baptist Church, Moreland.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Dixon Perry; a son, Scott Perry, at home; two daughters, Jennifer M. Perry of Crab Orchard and Rhonda L. Delk of Walltown; three brothers, Delbert Perry and Freddie Perry, both of Broughtontown, and Michael Perry of Moreland; three sisters, Mamie Barron of Mount Vernon, Wanda Mullins of Broughtontown and Jean Perry of Brodhead; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Keith Young, Bob Duff, Eugene Harding, Alan Maddox, Stan Stevenson, Chuck Jacobs, Joe Noel and Howard Gibson.
Honorary pallbearers are all attending ministers.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may go to Gideons Memorial Bibles.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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