Obituaries June 1, 1999
LANCASTER - Ernest Adams, 89, of Lexington Street, a former teacher
and hospital board member, died Saturday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
He was retired after teaching 34 years. He taught for 10 years
in the Upward Bound program at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.
He also was a member and Sunday school superintendent for 19
years at Lancaster United Methodist Church, and also belonged to the Gararrd
County Memorial Hospital board of trustees and Soil Conservation Board
Born Oct. 31, 1909, in Magoffin County, and was the son of the
late Andrew and Mary Hampton Adams. He belonged to Masonic Lodge 104, F&AM,
and was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors are his wife, Beulah Mae Murphy Adams of Lancaster;
one daughter, Betty Jane Montgomery of Lancaster; one sister, Edith Adams
of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lancaster United Methodist
Church by the Rev. Don Hatton. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home.
LANCASTER - Walker B. Broadus, 89, of Lexington, died at 9:50
p.m. Friday at his home.
Born Oct. 10, 1909, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late
William J. and Verna Turner Broadus. He was a retired from the John Manville
factory in Indiana. He is the widower of Stella Mae Irvin Broadus.
Survivors are one son, J.C. Broadus of Lancaster; one sister,
Edith Satterly of Lexington; two grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial
will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Monday.
James H. Brown
HARRODSBURG - James Herbert Brown, 76, of Salvisa, died Saturday
at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born Oct. 12, 1922, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late
James H. and Margaret Thompson Brown. He was a retired construction worker
and farmer, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Salvisa
Christian Church and St. John's Masonic Lodge 125 where he was a past master.
He was the widower of Hazel Gammon Brown.
Survivors include four sons, James H. Brown Jr. of Bowling Green,
David E. Brown of Salvisa, Douglas W. Brown of Salvisa and Robert A. Brown
of Lexington; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by
Jerry Sommers and Jason Moats. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Salvisa Christian Church.
Edna L. Hendrix
CRAB ORCHARD - Edna Lewis Hendrix, 73, of Lancaster Road, Stanford,
died Friday at her home.
Born Aug. 29, 1925, in Yeaddiss, Ky., she was a daughter of the
late Willard and Polly Lewis. She was a member of Cutshin Bible Church
in Leslie County and attended Watts Chapel Baptist Church. She was a retired
teacher in Leslie County.
Survivors include her husband, Farmer Hendrix; two daughters,
Julie Lewis of Yeaddiss, and Theresa Toler of Stanford; a son, Glen Hendrix
of Yeaddiss; a sister, Reba L. Baker of Hyden; a brother, Sammy Lewis of
Leatherwood; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Watts Chapel Baptist Church
by the Rev. Dan Gutenson and Willie Hendrix. Burial will be in Dix River
Church of Christ Cemetery.
Visitation will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today at McKnight-MartinFuneral
Home and 2 p.m. until service time today at the church.
Services for Madison ``Frank'' Gooch, 45, of Cowan Street, will
be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial
will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
Born Jan. 17, 1954, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Ella Gooch
of Stanford and the late Oliver Gooch. He was an employee of Lincoln County
Road Department and a member of Allen Chapel AME Church.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Y. Gooch; a daughter, Lisa
King of Orange, Texas; three sons, Kevin King of Lebanon, and Frankie L.
Gooch and Phillip M. Gooch, both of Danville; five brothers, Ernest Gooch
Jr. and Robert Gooch, both of Danville, Oliver Gooch Jr. of Granada, Miss.,
and John and Earl Gooch, both of Moreland,; five sisters, Beatrice McCormack
and Sadie Jones, both of Stanford, Katie Cochran and Billie Scott, both
of Danville and Daisy A. Coulter of Springfield, Ill.
Pallbearers will be Lincoln County road department employees.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday.
Jessie H. Wilkerson
Jessie H. Wilkerson, 86, of Stanford, died Tuesday at Manor Health
Born April 26, 1913, in Liberty, he was a son of the late Ed
and Viola Wilkerson. He was a mechanic and the widower of Mary A. Wilkerson.
He wa a member of Cedar Ridge Church in Stanford.
Survivors include six daughters, Vie Smith, Jo Ann Alcorn, Frances
Alexander and Janie Lamb, all of Cincinnati, Shirley Jackson of Lexington
and Louise Holt of Stanford; a brother, Otis Wilkerson of Danville; 19
grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Stanford First Baptist Church
by the Rev. William Ewing. Burial will be in Barrow Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael Alcorn, Ronnie Wilkerson, Tony Alexander,
Aaron Lamb, Alonzo Alcorn and Ralphiel Farrar.
Honorary pallbearers are Luther Wilkerson, James Alcorn, Charles
Logan, George Reid, James Logan and Robert Coulter.
Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday.
Clara M. Libby
LANCASTER - A memorial service for Clara Jean Metcalf Libby,
67, of Lexington Street, will be 4 p.m. today at Spurlin Funeral Home by
She died Wednesday at her home of natural causes.
Born April 5, 1932, in Paint Lick she was a daughter of the late
Ernest and Annie Sadler Metcalf. She was a member of Paint Lick Methodist
Survivors include a son, Ronnie Whittaker of Stanford; and a
sister, Glenna Davis of Paint Lick.
Visitation is 2-4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to a favorite charity.
Spurlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donald F. Springate
Donald F. Springate, 55, Danville, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 4, 1944, in Harrodsburg, son of Cordie Dean Springate,
Harrodsburg, and the late William Pearson Springate. He was sales manager
of Stuart Powell Ford and served in the Air Force from 1962-66.
He graduated from Mercer County High School and was a member of Perryville
Additional survivors are his wife, Vicki McCrystal Springate, Danville;
one son, Derek, and two daughters, Megin and Haley Jo Springate, all of
Danville; one brother, Bobby Springate, Danville, and grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Perryville Baptist Church. Burial
will be in Springhill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Heritage Hospice.
Obituaries June 2, 1999
SCIENCE HILL - Joe Helton, 70, of Eubank, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 6, 1928, in Buckhorn, he was a son of the late Sam and Oma
Young Helton. He was a retired house parent for Kentucky School for the
Deaf and a drill press operator for Sellers Engineering Corp. in Danville.
He was a member of Fairview Church of Christ in Willailla.
Survivors include his wife, Gurnis Edna Anderson Helton; a daughter,
Judy Gooch of Stanford; a son, Kerry Helton Sr. of Waynesburg; two brothers,
Monroe Helton of Monroe, Tenn., and Sherman Nix of New Albany, Ind.; eight
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by
two daughters, Bonnie Shupe and Lena M. Helton.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Church of Christ by Jack
Williamson. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
James L. Shewmaker
HARRODSBURG - James Lee Shewmaker, 90, of Parkview, died Tuesday at
Born July 7, 1908, in Washington County, he was a son of the late Berry
M. and Mattie Lee Horn Shewmaker. He was a retired farmer and the wider
of Alma Latta Shewmaker. She was a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church
and attended Transylvania University and University of Kentucky where he
was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha.
Survivors include a daughter, Jane Latta Brother of Mount Sterling;
a son, Dr. Lee Shewmaker of LaBelle, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Shewmaker.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spring Hill Cemetery
by the Rev. David Hartman.
Pallbearers will be Lonnie Campbell, William Dedman, Douglas Greenburg,
and David, Stephen and Jay Shewmaker.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Christian Church.
Nellie A. Wethington
LIBERTY - Nellie A. Wethington, 81, of Liberty, died Tuesday at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 13, 1917, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late
Claude and Grace Richards Bell. She was a homemaker and a member of Green
River Valley Separate Baptist Church. She was the widow of Mont A. Wethington.
Survivors include three sons, Harold, Gerald and Ronnie Wethington,
all of Liberty; a brother, Jack Bell of Liberty; five grandchildren; and
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home by Troy Coffey.
Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mark Lee, Keith Wright, Garland Davis, Marshall
Wethington, Scott and Brian Wethington, Casey Davis and Dee Corn.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Donald F. Springate
Services for Donald Springate, 55, of Danville were Tuesday at Perryville
Baptist Church by the Revs. Jeff Pratt and Ron Holman. Burial was in Spring
Hill Cemetery, Perryville.
He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers were Dennis Barrett, Luke Blanche, Mare Denham, Donnie
Goode, Boyd Johnson, Ronnie Long, Stuart Powell and John Tyler.
Honorary pallbearers are Gary Gibson, Vernon Webb, Sam Burke, Mike
Pittman, Mike Upchurch, the 1999 Boyle County basketball team and employees
of Stuart Powell Ford and Mazda.
Stith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ruby C. Lankford
Services for Mary Ruby Carpenter Lankford, 86, of Boyle County, will
be 1 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Wade Arp. Burial will
be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born April 28, 1913, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late
George E. and Maggie Hogie Goode. She was a homemaker and the widow of
Steve Carpenter and Wayne Lankford.
Survivors include her daughter, Helen Arnold of Danville; a step granddaughter
whom she raised, Sondra Worthington of Danville; a sister, Clara Cochran
of Lebanon; two grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Freddy Worthington, Robert Fowler, William Hainesworth,
Nicholas Worthington, Glenn Raines, William Johnson, Christopher Johnson
and Thomas Stewart.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.
Gwenith M. Coleman
STANFORD - Services for Gwenith Moore Coleman, 34, of McKinney, were
scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by Paul Bastin. Burial will
be in McKinney Cemetery.
She died Sunday as the result of an auto accident on Ky. 198 in Hustonville.
Pallbearers were Jamie Tillett, Kenneth Gerkey, Adam Neal, Joe Irvin,
Jeff Douglas, Charles Yocum and Steven Swift.
Pamala J. Gilbert
HARRODSBURG - Services for Pamala Jo Gilbert, 50, of Central Pike,
will be 2 p.m. Friday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Claude
Waldridge. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Nov. 11, 1948, in Lexington, she was a daughter of Opal Brummett
Clark of Harrodsburg and the late Alanzo ``Puddin'' Beasley. She was an
employee of Mayo Grocery and a member and Sunday School teacher at Grapevine
Other survivors include her husband, Garry Gilbert; a son, Billy Gilbert
of Mercer County; two daughters, Karen Stratton and Brenda Hooper, both
of Mercer County; a stepfather, Carl Clark of Harrodsburg; three brothers,
William B. Beasley and Steven M. Beasley, both of Lawrenceburg, and Tony
K. Beasley of Jessamine County; two sisters, Kathy Hatfield of Mercer County
and Sandy Stratton of Anderson County; maternal grandmother, Flossie Royalty
of Harrodsburg; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David Sexton, Calvin Chrisman, Billy Hatfield,
Tobo Moore, Brent Steele, Mark and Tony Beasley.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday and after 7 a.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Pam Gilbert Memorial Fund for Grandchildren, c/o
Barbara Markwel, Lawrenceburg National Bank, 228 S. Main St., Lawrenceburg,
James W. Godbey
STANFORD - Services for James William Godbey, 80, of Glade Fork Road,
Crab Orchard, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs.
Darrell Gentry and Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery,
He died Monday at his home.
Born April 12, 1919, in Pulaski COunty, he was a son of the late Ernest
and Dolly Adkins Godbey. He was a retired employee of Stanford Creamery.
Survivors include his wife, Ofia Lewis Godbey; four sons, James H.
Godbey of Stanford, Charles Godbey of Crab Orchard, Ernest W. Godbey of
Ottenheim and Danny Godbey of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Doris Blevins of
Eubank; three brothers, Russell Godbey of Crab Orchard, Mac Godbey of Stanford,
and Hoover Godbey of Stanford; three sisters, Silverine Adams of Stanford,
Fonnie Phillips of Lancaster and Marcella Floyd of Charleston, S.C.; 13
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ina L. Godbey.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy, Tim, John, Gary and Matthew Godbey, and
Chris and Kevin Blevins.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville.
HARRODSBURG - Services for Louise Sexton, 63, of Gwinn Island Road,
will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Barry
Jeffries. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens.
She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 29, 1935, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late
Frank and Maude Conn Brown. She was a nurse at Ephraim McDowell Regional
Medical Center and a member of Lancaster Presbyterian Church. She was a
1957 graduate of Norton's School of Nursing, a former teacher at Kentucky
State Hospital and taught health career classes at local vocational schools.
She was a member of Kentucky Nurses Association.
Survivors include her husband, Donald Sexton; a son, Colby J. Benedict
of Las Vegas; a stepson, Donald Sexton Jr. of Burgin; two brothers, Douglas
Brown of Harrodsburg and George Brown of Lexington; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David, Jerry, Mike and Larry Brown, Randy Phillips
and Donald Sexton III.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society, PO Box 102, Harrodsburg,
Obituaries June 7, 1999
Myrtle T. Cox
Myrtle L. Tucker Cox, 88, formerly of Poplar Street, died Saturday
at Danville Centre For Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Aug. 15, 1910, in Dry Ridge, she was a daughter of the late Garrett
and Florence Vermillion Tucker. She was a homemaker, and a member of Mount
Freeman Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for 45 years. She
was the widow of Roy T. Cox Sr.
Survivors include four daughters, Ima Jean Russell of Rochester, Mich.,
and Lavern Klisz of Parksville, Carol Dailey of Elizabethtown and Linda
Lewis of Danville; a brother, Robert Tucker of Indianapolis; three sisters,
Rozella Wilson and Clara Tarter, both of Indianapolis, and Madeline Birge
of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and
a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sons, Roy Cox
Jr. and Donald L. Cox.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Freeman Baptist Church by
Terry Corinsh and Odis Clark. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Robin Cox, Scott Lewis, Dan Bailey, Jim Smith,
Teddy Walker and Donnie Pennington.
Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters, Ladies Senior Adult Sunday
School Class at Mount Freeman Baptist Church, Joyce Walker, Martha Lewis
and Alberta Triplett.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and after
10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may go to the church Vision Fund.
HARRODSBURG - Welburn Franklin Peach, 93, of Eminence Avenue, died
Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 26, 1906, in Anderson County, he was a son of the late George
and Annie Lee Harley Peach. He was a retired farmer, a member of Mount
Pleasant Baptist Church, and a Kentucky Colonel. He was the widower of
Bertha Medley Peach.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Stratton Peach of Harrodsburg;
two daughters, Dorothy Sanders and Rose Ann Dixson, both of Harrodsburg;
several stepchildren; a brother, Charles H. Peach of Louisville; three
grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs.
John Cato and Terry Cornish. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Paul Hatfield, George Peach, Jeff Etherington,
Tara Hatfield, Tony Hatfield, Joe Singley, Thomas McLendon and Wayne Stratton.
Visitation is after 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Hedgeville Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box
626, Danville, 40422.
Roy S. Sparks
LANCASTER - Roy S. Sparks, 74, of Lancaster, died Saturday at Garrard
County Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan 28, 1925, he was a son of the late William T. and Levenia
Stinnett Sparks. He was a retired employee of the New York Central Railroad
and a member of Level Green Christian Church and Lancaster Masonic Lodge.
He was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Betty M. Sparks of Berea; two sons, Lonnie
R. Sparks of Danville and Wesley Sparks of Greenwood, Ind.; a daughter,
Connie Pingleton of Berea; two stepdaughters, Tambra S. Boyd of Lexington
and Judy G. Queen of Elyira, Ohio; two brothers, Carl Sparks of Georgia,
and Clifton Sparks of Paint Lick; and three sisters, Marie Kinnard and
Dorothy Kinnaird, both of Lancaster, and Lucille Simpson of Berea.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs.
William Pack, Paul Oliver and Vernon Willard.
Burial will be in Berea Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Cecil, Sherman and Jerry Sparks, Gene and Steve
Kinnaird, Wesley Simpson and Bob Simmons.
Honorary pallbearers are Lonnie Napier, Ray Hammonds, Jennifer Grubbs,
Cecil Arnold, Clyde Sherrow, Billy Moss and Dr. Steve Green.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Services for Lanier Woods, 56, of Kentucky Avenue, will be 10 a.m.
Tuesday at First Baptist Church by the Revs. Tim Mathis, Jerry Lester and
Albert Bryant. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Saturday at his residence of an apparent heart attack. Pallbearers
will be Jim Lester, Doug Couch, Johnny Jordan, Rhone Hardback, Colby Ward
and Buddy Hester.
Honorary pallbearers are James Anderson, Terry Shelton, Charles Gillilland,
Dale Issac and deacons of First Baptist Church.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Gideons International or First Baptist Church.
Myrtle B. Petrey
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Myrtle Bailey Petrey, 78, of Georgetown,
formerly of Lincoln County, were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin
Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Roger Stevens. Burial will be in Negro
Creek Cemetery, Brodhead.
She died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Sept. 8, 1921, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the
late Delver "Doc" and Mary Brock Bailey. She was the widow of James H.
Petrey. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include six sons, Delver, James, Billy and Denver Petrey,
all of Crab Orchard, Ansel Petrey of Nicholasville, and Stanley Petrey
of Georgetown; five daughters, Wanda Foley and Nancy Hendrickson, both
of Crab Orchard, Bonnie Genton of Indiana, Doris Denny of Lawrenceburg
and Betty Sue Miller of Georgetown; three stepsons, Wallace and Curtis
Petrey of Wakemon, Ohio, and Robert Petrey of Texas; a stepdaughter, Detie
M. Brock of Stanford; five sisters, Edna Plummer and Dorothy Denney, both
of Crab Orchard, Betty Johnson, Faye Wiegand and Sue Wilson, all of Amherst,
Ohio; 39 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Travis Miller, Stan Petrey, Ricky Foley, Den Petrey,
Everett Petrey and Freeman Denny Jr.
Rev. Charles Smith
HARRODSBURG - Services for the Rev. Charles Henry Smith, 79, of Magnolia
Street, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert
Gentry. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Haggin Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
Born May 11, 1920, in Stringtown, he was a son of the late James O.
and Sue P. Jordan Smith. He was a retired maintenance supervisor at University
of Kentucky, an associate minister at First Baptist Church and a member
of the Missionary Society. He was a World War II Army veteran and the recipient
of a bronze star. He attended West Side High School and was a member of
Silver Cord Lodge. He was a member of Ministers and Deacons of the South
District Association, and a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Price Gentry Smith; four sons, Charles
Smith Jr. of New Jersey, Jim Smith and Byron "Bo Bo" Smith of Harrodsburg
and Dale Smith of Omaha, Neb., two stepsons, John C. Mitchell and Albert
T. Mitchell, both of Harrodsburg; five daughters, Irene VanDyke of Urbana,
Ohio, Almetra Smith of Fairfield, Ohio, Debra Ann Raines and Angela Smith,
both of Harrodsburg, and Laura S. Hall of Houston, Texas; a brother, Ansel
E. Smith of Cincinnati; a sister, Artie P. Brown of Harrodsburg; 21 grandchildren;
and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church.
Pallbearers will be Larry and Carl Bartleson, Leon VanDyke Jr., James
and Michael Smith and James Boyd.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Silver Cord Lodge.
Parks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituaries June 9, 1999
Cynthia "Cindy" Ellen Wilburn, 41, of Burger Knob Rd., Junction City,
died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 24, 1958 in Detroit, she was a daughter of Herschel and Daisy
Wilson Waddell of Junction City.
She was the owner-operator of Jeans and More and a former bookkeeper.
She attended Danville First Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Wilburn; two daughters, Shanna
and Holly Wilburn of Junction City; a son, Josh Wilburn of Junction City;
a sister, Linda Sheer of California; two brothers, Tony Waddell of Parksville
and Phillip Waddell of Moreland and four grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Mike
Cox. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeep Gorley, Jeff Wilson, James Wilburn Jr., and
Bobby, Jerry and Marty Wilburn.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday.
Allene L. Hurt
LANCASTER - Allene L. Hurt, 78, of Highland Ave., Lancaster, died Tuesday
at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born January 24, 1921 in Danville, she was the daughter of the late
Durward and Sallie Singleton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lancaster
Survivors include her husband, Henry T. Hurt Jr.; three sons, Henry
T. Hurt III of Frankfort, Kenneth D. Hurt of Lancaster, and Larry E. Hurt
of Somerset; a daughter, Lura Janbakhsh of Somerset; two sisters, Wanda
Young of Lancaster and Louise Arduini of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 11 grandchildren
and three great grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the
Revs. William Hawkins and Norman Young. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tim Hurt, Tammy Hurt, Janson Hurt, Hassan Janbakhsh,
Stephen Ananias and Kenny Singleton.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
MIDDLEBURG - Dollie McAninch, 87, of Liberty, died Tuesday at Liberty
Born December 26, 1911, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the
late John and Rexie Emerson Durham. She was a homemaker and the widow of
Charlie E. McAninch.
Survivors include two sons, Elvin McAninch of Middleburg and Carroll
McAninch of Liberty; one daughter, Rose Carter of Crab Orchard; one sister,
Amanda Coleman of Lebanon; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and
four great-great grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church by the
Rev. Gale Durham. Burial will be in Middleburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Thursday at Bartle Funeral Home in
GEORGETOWN - Margaret Willhoite Morris Neal, 89, of Georgetown, died
Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born in Scott County, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Annie
Doyle Willhoite. She was a retired IBM employee and a member of Georgetown
Baptist Church and the Rising Star Chapter 115 Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include three grandsons, James Morris of Danville, John Morris
of Salvisa and Timothy Morris of Paducah; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, John Morris, and a former husband,
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Johnson's Funeral Home by the Revs.
Sherman Ramsey, Gano Morris and William R. Smith. Burial will be in Georgetown
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Shani L. Robins
HARRODSBURG - Shani Lea Robins, 29, of Mason Ave., Danville, died Tuesday
at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center as the result of
a car accident Monday on Maple Avenue. Born August 6, 1969 in Danville,
she was the daughter of Alan Lee Robins of Harrodsburg and Beverly Gordon
Presley of Danville. She was a former employee of Bay West and a member
of the Mt. Freeman Baptist Church.
Survivors include a stepmother, Tammy Robins of Harrodsburg; a stepfather,
Rick Presley of Danville; two sons, Robert Dean IV and Caleb Mills; a sister,
Allison Robins of Harrodsburg; a maternal grandmother, Anna Bell Gordon
of Danville; a paternal grandmother, Ruth Robins of Burgin; a stepgrandmother,
Mae Presley of Parksville; a stepsister, Cari Simpson of Harrodsburg; and
three stepbrothers, Wesley Simpson of Harrodsburg, Matthew Presley of Indiana,
and Joshua Presley of Hustonville. She was preceded in death by her fiance,
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the
Rev. Keith Willoughby. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday.
PERRYVILLE - Services for George Thomas Broyles, 54, of Lebanon Road,
will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. Harley Humfleet
and Bill Boldt. Burial will be in Parskville Cemetery.
He died Monday at his home.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Engle, Jimmy Overstreet, Tom Johnson, Danny
Pelley, Louis Leffew and Junior Campbell.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.
HARRODSBURG - Services for Cloyd VanArsdall, 88, of Harrodsburg, will
be at 2 p.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth
Whitehouse. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. He died Monday at James
B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born January 29, 1911 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late
Campbell and Mattie Randolph VanArsdall. He was a farmer and a member of
the Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
He was the widower of Elizabeth Royalty VanArsdall. Survivors include
one brother, Raymond VanArsdall of Harrodsburg; and one sister, Elsie Pinkston
Pallbearers will be James Carey, Don Freeman, John Wayne Peavler, Tim
Royalty, Bobby Royalty and Doug Royalty.
Visitation is prior to service.
Evelyn B. Vaughn
Services for Evelyn B. Vaughn, Dogwood Drive, will be 10 a.m. Thursday
at Preston-Pruitt by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Burial will be in Burnside
She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born in Pulaski County, she is the daughter of the late Hilton and
Maude Baugh. She was a retired school teacher in the Somerset and Danville
elementary schools. She was a member of First Christian Church and the
widow of James A. Vaughn.
Survivors include a niece, Peggy Moore of Evansville, Ind.; and a great
niece, Leslie Clayton Jack of Columbia, Mo.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.