Miscellaneous Boyle County, Kentucky Obituaries

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Obituaries May 6, 1999

Lula B. Peyton
MORELAND - Services for Lula B. Reid Peyton, 81, of Hustonville, will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. G.W. Smith. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at her home.
Pallbearers will be Bill Brown, Allen Leach, Neil Reed, Allen Ryan and Ray Young and Johnny Ellis.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today. 

Obituaries May 7, 1999

Luther Coulter
Luther Coulter, 83, of Junction City, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 29, 1915, in Casey County, he was a son of the late William M. and Sarah A. Brewer Coulter. He was a barber for 40 years at Coulter's Barber Shop, and a member of Junction City First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Hamon Coulter; a son, James L. Coulter of Elizabeth, Ind.; a daughter, Sarah C. Barker of Danville; two sisters, Lucille Warren and Dorothy Armstrong, both of Danville; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Gideon Bible Fund at First Baptist Church, Junction City. 

Tamra M. Johnson
Tamra M. Johnson, 25, of Stanford, formerly of Danville, died Thursday in a auto accident in Garrard County.
Born Oct. 2, 1973, in Danville, she was a daughter of Eddie and Pat Ballard Ensslin of Danville and the late Roy S. Johnson Jr. She was a student at Eastern Kentucky University, an employee of Wal-Mart, Dawahares, and NESCO. She was a member of Indian Hills Christian Church and a graduate of Boyle County High School and played on the girl's basketball team which went to the state tournament.
Other survivors include two grandmothers, Naydean Johnson of Parksville; Catherine Huffman of Danville; a step grandmother, Susan Ensslin of Danville; a sister, Kimberly Ensslin of Danville.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Indian Hills Christian Church by Odis Clark. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at the church and after 11 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to Tamra Johnson Fund at Indian Hills Christian Church.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Randall D. Boggs
SOUTH SHORE - Randall Dean Boggs, 41, of Danville, formerly of South Shore, died Thursday at St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead.
Born July 8, 1957, in Portsmouth, Ohio, he was a son of the late Cecil ``Lucky'' and Lula A. Allen Boggs. He was a retired electrician for Texas Eastern Gas Co., and a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Miller Boggs; a son, Randall C. Boggs of Danville; a stepdaughter, Rochelle Smothers of Danville; two sisters, Dusti Boggs of South Shore and Rhonda L. Jochem of Pataskala, Ohio; and a grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Robertson Funeral Home by Bill Cotton and Bobby Potter. Burial will be in Collier Memorial Gardens, South Portsmouth.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday until time of service. 

Austin D. Boswell
MORELAND - Austin Dallas Boswell, infant son of Anthony L. and Regina A. McGirr Boswell of Junction City, was stillborn May 5 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Other survivors include a brother, Mark Anthony Boswell; maternal grandparents, Vivian McGirr of Stanford and Johnny McGirr of Beaver Dam; paternal grandmother, Joyce Boswell of Junction City; great-grandmother, Juanita McGirr of Junction City.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Lester.
Burial will be in Sandidge-McGirr Cemetery near Moreland.
Visitation is a after 10 a.m. Saturday. 

Rev. Paul C. Haagen
LANCASTER, Pa. - The Rev. Paul C. Haagen, 84, of Wilmore, formerly of Stanford, died April 29 at St. Joseph Hospital.
He attended Stanford Baptist Church, was a member of Stanford Rotary Club and worked with the literacy program. He had served as a missionary in India for 37 years with the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian Haagen; a son, John M. Haagen of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two daughters, Ada Bruce of Beaver Falls, Pa., and Alice Snyder of Gainesville, Ill.; and two stepdaughters, Lynda Bland of Simpsonville and Cheryl Correll of Shelbyville.
The funeral and burial were in Lancaster, Pa.
A memorial service will be held at Stanford Baptist Church at a later date. 

William R. Martin
WAYNESBURG - William R. Martin, 69, of Indianapolis, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 9, 1930, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Chester and Dorothy Bastin Martin. He was a shipping and receiving clerk at Stokely Canning Co. 
Survivors include five brothers, Chester G. Martin, Steve Martin and Lewis Martin, all of Hustonville, Lanny Martin of Dearfield, Ohio, and Larry Martin of Lancaster; six sisters, Juanita Coffman, Tammy Fox and Donna Smith of Hustonville, Dottie Shelton of Waynesburg, Connie Elam of Lancaster and Vicki Marlow of Danville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Bausum. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

John E. Blanton
HARRODSBURG - Services for John E. Blanton, 84, of Plant City, Fla., will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Kenneth Preston. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
He died Tuesday in Plant City.
Born Aug. 1, 1914, in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late Ben and Ada Simpson Blanton. He was a retired Ford Motor Co. employee, and the widower of Dorothy Woods Blanton.
Survivors include two sons, John Blanton Jr. and Terry Blanton, both of Ohio; four daughters, Sandy Varney of Ohio, Linda Laws of Indiana, Ruth Manginelli of Florida, and Carolyn Thornton of Louisville.
Visitation is after 1 p.m. Saturday. 

George W. Cocanougher
Services for George W. Cocanougher, 94, of Lexington, formerly of Danville, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Ted Sisk. Burial is in Hillcrest Cemetery.
He died May 4 in Lexington.
Pallbearers are Glenn, Garnett and Leon Cocanougher, Leslie Brown, Tim Divert, Maurice and Joe Hundley. 

Emma J. Daugherty
STANFORD - Services for Emma James Daugherty, 83, of Lexington, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by Stewart Dawson. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Central Baptist Hospital.
Born March 28, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Ludema Gilliam James. She was a homemaker and a waitress, and a Baptist.
Survivors include a son, Ronald Daugherty of Lexington; two daughters, Martha Beckham of Lexington and Carolyn S. Barclay of Houston; two brothers, Howard James of Tucson, Ariz., and David James of Cincinnati; two sisters, Sarah Huffaker of Noma, La., and Betty D'Arcy of Pasadena, Texas; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Daugherty; and a grandchild.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today. 

Bessie M. Greer
STANFORD - Services for Bessie Marie Greer, 54, of Kings Mountain, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Locust Grove Baptist Church by the Revs. John Dean and Tim Boschen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at her home.
Born April 25, 1945, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Beulah B. Carter of New Salem and the late Otis T. Carter. She was a material handler for R.R. Donnelley & Sons, a member of Geneva Baptist Church and a 1965 graduate of McKinney High School.
Other survivors include her husband, James Greer; two sons, Arthur Greer of Parris Island, S.C., and Jamie Greer of Kings Mountain; a daughter, Beulah Mitchell of Kings Mountain; a brother, Phillip Carter of Kings Mountain; and two sisters, Jeanette Pullam of New Salem and Margaret Little of Sauk Village, Ill.; and a grandchild.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Garnett Ross
HARRODSBURG - Services for Garnett Ross, 66, of Bellows Mill Road, will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. James Harley and Daryl Catlett. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at his home.
Born April 21, 1933, in Washington County, he was a son of the late Marvin and Lucy Milburn Ross. He was a retired Signet Systems employee, a farmer and a member of Willisburg Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Valoice Huffman Ross; two sons, Kendall Ross and David Whittinghill, both of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Berry Goodlett of Harrodsburg, Louise Yeast of Washington County and Odell Woods of Lexington; two half sisters, Thelma Miller of Dekalb, Ill., and Rachel Stewart of Fayetteville, N.C.; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be Steve Caton, Lee Wilson, Jeremy Catlett, Tommy Barnett, William ``Shorty'' Darland and Tom Curtsinger.
Honorary pallbearers are Paul Wilson, Tony Warner, Donnie Tyler, Coleman Durr, Buddy Yeager, J.C. Patterson and J.S. Kinder.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society of James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital Fund. 

Obituaries May 9, 1999

Fay Thompson, former Casey tax commissioner, dies 
MIDDLEBURG - Services for Fay Thompson, 71, of Hustonville, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Middleburg Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Roberts. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
She died Thursday at her home.
Born Sept. 23, 1927, in Greenwood, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Fred and Ruth Adams Delk. She was a former deputy clerk in Casey and Lincoln counties and a former Casey County tax commissioner. She was a member of Middleburg Baptist Church and a Kentucky Colonel. She was the widow of Clayton Thompson.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Floyd of Yosemite and Patty Black of Hustonville; five brothers, Fred Delk Jr. of California, Ky., Ray Delk of Hustonville, Jim Delk and Johnny Delk, both of Middleburg, and Jack Delk of Edinburg, Ind.; four sisters, Peggy Melton of Fairland, Ind., Sarah Moore of Hustonville, Sue Thompson of Springfield, Tenn., and Judy Clark of Dunnville; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is 8-11:45 a.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 12:30 p.m. today at the church. 

Rodrigo S. Guzman
Genavio Sotelo
A prayer service for Rodrigo S. Guzman and Genavio Sotelo will be held 7 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Joe Muench. Visitation is after 3 p.m. until time of service. Burial will take place in Mexico.
Guzman and Sotelo died Thursday as the result of an auto accident on Ky. 34. Both men were employees of Kenneth Stamper Farms in Lincoln County.
Rodrigo Sorio Guzman, 28, of Stanford, was born March 13, 1971, in Vera Cruz, Mexico. He was a son of Benigno C. Guzman Escando and Melecia Osorio Vargas, both of Vera Cruz.
Other survivors include five sisters, Florinda Guzman Osorio, Anamaria Guzman Osorio, Petria Guzman Osorio, Dulce Guzman Osorio and MaTeresa Guzman Osorio; and two brothers, Aniceto Guzman Osorio and Sirano Gozman Osorio. 

Genavio Sotelo, 34, of Stanford, was born Feb. 10, 1966, in Vera Cruz, Mexico. He was a son of Crecencio Sotelo and Josesina Joachin, both of Vera Cruz. He also was a farm laborer in Lincoln County.
Other survivors include his wife, Isabell Sotelo of Stanford, and three sons, Juan Carlos Sotelo, Miguel Angel Sotelo and David Sotelo; a grandmother, Estefana Galmiche of Vera Cruz; three brothers, Juan Sotelo and Selso Sotelo, both of Vera Cruz, Jose L. Sotelo of Florida; and four sisters, Josefina Sotelo, Dora Sotelo, Minerva Sotelo and Martina Sotelo, all of Vera Cruz. 

Luther Coulter
Services for Luther Coulter, 83, of Junction City, were held Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial is in Junction City Cemetery.
He died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Scott Barker, John Cocanougher, Eric Coulter, Jimmy Cloyd, Kenneth Warren, Rolan Coulter, Bud Trayner and Kevin Coulter.
Honorary pallbearers are Terry Sheickel, Norman Ferrell and Immanuel Sunday School Class.
Memorials may go to Gideon Bible Fund at First Baptist Church, Junction City. 

Tamra M. Johnson
Services for Tamra M. Johnson, 25, of Stanford, formerly of Danville, were held Saturday at Indian Hills Christian Church by Odis Clark. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Thursday in an auto accident in Garrard County.
Pallbearers are Ritchie Sheperson, Mark Ballard, David Ballard, Bill Davis, Bruce Knuckles and Michael Crowe.
Honorary pallbearers are NESCO employees.
Memorials may go to Tamra Johnson Fund at Indian Hills Christian Church.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries May 10, 1999

Former Boyle County treasurer Veatch dies 
Melvin T. Veatch Jr., 72, of Boone Trail, former treasurer for Boyle County, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Jan. 22, 1927, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Melvin T. and Mary L. Jones Veatch. He was a accountant with the CIA for 25 years and had been Boyle County treasurer for 17 years.
He was a 1945 graduate of Danville High School and a 1949 graduate of Centre College and a member of Beta Theta Phi fraternity. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Richardson Veatch; and a son, Taylor Veatch III of Louisville. 
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Norman Hagley and Caroline Bloomfield. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Peter Griffen, Alan and Van Veatch, Gerard Dady, Todd Irwin and Jeff Pittman.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday. 

Emma L. Toombs
Emma L. Toombs, 79, of Perkins Avenue, died today at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington.
Born Dec. 11, 1919, in Richmond, Va., she was a daughter the late Andrew and Emma Landgren Langenhop. She was a secretary and security guard for Corning Glass Co., and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She attended University of Louisville and Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, and University of Kentucky. She was the widow of Edwin Detmer, Royal Baldwin and William J. Toombs.
Survivors include three sons, Richard Detmer of Murfreesboro, Tenn., David Detmer of Dallas, Texas, and Jonathan Baldwin of Bowling Green; three stepdaughters, Roberta S. Trayner of Danville, Billie S. Stearman of Lebanon, Tenn., and Jeanette Hogg of Ashland; a brother, Carl Langenhop of Clarksville, Ind; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. Doug Wesley. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund. 

Wallace Gilliland
HARRODSBURG - Wallace Gilliland, 74, of Mackville Road, died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Aug. 30, 1924, in Pike County, Ind., he was a son of the late Arthur and Bertha Cox Gilliland. He was a retired supervisor for the James Rivers Corp. in Lexington, a Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of Benton Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Aileen Claunch Gilliland; three daughters, Diane Sims, Rita G. Hudson and Dafnie G. Walls, all of Mercer County; a brother, John Gilliland of Orange Lake, Fla.; three sisters, Laversia Hudson and Marna Britton, both of Winslow, Ind., and Macle Marsh of Oakland City, Ind.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Doug Wesley. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
Memorials my go to Gideon Memorial Bible Fund.

Billy F. Glover
HARRODSBURG - Billy F. Glover, 68, of Perryville Street, died Friday at Veterans Administration Medical Center. 
Born July 8, 1930, in LaFayette, Tenn., he was a son of the late Harrison and Goldie Claybourne Glover. He was a retired Army veteran of World War II, a graduate of Western Kentucky University and a former teacher. He was co-owner of B&G Construction, a member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars and was past president of Johnny Cash and Mother Maybelle Carter National Fan Club.
Survivors include his wife, Maryline Head Glover of Thompkinsville; two daughters, Terah D. Gill of Louisville and Threesae Washer of Thompkinsville; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Glenn Daugherty. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation is 11 a.m. Wednesday until time of service a buffet served.

Claude Brown
BROOKFIELD, Ohio - Claude Brown, 73, of Brookfield, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
Born May 13, 1925, in Albany, Ky., he was a son of the late Allen Brown and Rose Etta Lee. He was a retired truck driver and an Army veteran of World War II serving with the 3rd Army under General George Patton. 
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Fair Brown; two daughters, Judi Burdette and Karen Pop, both of Brookfield; a brother, Roscoe Brown of Danville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A private service will be held in Brookfield.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association.

Nettie C. Medley
LAWRENCEBURG - Nettie Katherine Casey Medley, 82, of Lawrenceburg died Saturday at the home of a daughter, Joyce Ann Sallee in Harrodsburg.
Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Annie Puckett Casey. She was the widow of Worley Medley, and was a retired nursing assistant at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital, Harrodsburg. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Other survivors include another daughter, Barbara Hatchell of Lawrenceburg; two sons, Bobby and Carrol Medley, both of Lawrenceburg; five sisters, Dorothy Coke of Lawrenceburg, Mildred Sloan and Edith Redding, both of Frankfort, Ruth Phillips of Finchville, and Betty Cook of Middletown; four brothers, J.C., Roy and Ervin Casey, all of Frankfort, and Donnie Casey of Nicholasville; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ritchie-Peach-Todd Funeral Home by the Rev. James Harley. Burial will be in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Johnny, Herbert, David and Richard Medley, Butch Sallee and Timmy Hatchell. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Graves, Kenny Sea, Marty Hendrix, Dale Stinnett, Lee Readnower, Donald Edwards and Ron Clark.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Gertrude L. Barleston
Services for Gertrude L. Barleston, 80, of Chenault Bridge Road, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stoney Point Baptist Church by the Rev. James McPherson. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
She died Friday at Sunset Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Somerset.
Born Aug. 26, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Pansey Brisco Boner and the widow of Homer Barleston.
Survivors include two sons, Homer L. Barleston Jr. of Vista, Calif., and James S. Barleston of Somerset; three daughters, Minnie M. Walker of Dayton, Ohio, Betty B. Jones of Mount Sterling and Sara E. Adams of Danville; four sisters, Katherine Rowe and Sara Riffe, both of Danville, Georgia Meeks of Suella Mayfield, both of Gary, Ind.; a brother, Samuel Boner of Gary; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.


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