Miscellaneous Boyle County, Kentucky Obituaries

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Obituaries July 7, 1999

Beverly V. Malson
Beverly Lisa Van Voorhis Malson, 59, of Old Bridge Road died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 23, 1939, in Kennard, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Emmett and Christine L. Riggs Van Voorhis. She was a registered nurse and assessment coordinator for Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 
Survivors include her husband, Rodney E. Malson; two daughters, Susan Huntsman of Papillion, Neb., and Jennifer Malson of Richmond; two sons, Scott Malson of Brownsburg, Ind., and Robert Malson of Lexington; two brothers, Norman Van Voorhis of Anderson, Ind., and Mark Van Voorhis of Columbus, Ind.; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be 12 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints by Doyle Holdaway. 
Memorials may go to American Red Cross.

Margaret Ross 
LANCASTER -- Margaret Ross, 78, of Garrard County, died Tuesday at Berea Health Care Center. She was the widow of Jennings Ross. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

George M. Wilson
MORELAND -- Services for George Marvin Wilson, 72, of Junction City will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Keith Willoughby. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Randall, Lonnie, Stacy, Gary and Raymond Wilson Jr., and Robert Bragg.
He died Sunday at Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Lewis B. Tharp
Lewis B. Tharp, 61, of Junction City, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 13, 1938, in Mercer County, he was as son of the late Brack and Miley Walters Tharp. He was a retired employee of American Greetings Co. where he worked 31 years. He was a charter member of Community Baptist Church where he served as chairman of deacons and was a youth Sunday School teacher . He was a licensed minister and had served in the Army.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Lewis Tharp; three daughters, Debbie Vanhook of Stanford, Jennifer Wren of Junction City and Ashley Tharp, at home; two brothers, Dudley Tharp of Danville and Clyde Tharp of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Mary Tharp of Harrodsburg and Velma Sanders and Lois Taylor, both of Danville; and 10 grandchildren.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery. 
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Saturday.

Mary E. Sebastian
LANCASTER -- Mary Edna Edgington Sebastian, 68, of Delbar Lane, died Wednesday at her home.
Born Feb. 4, 1931, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Joe R. and Ida Hurt Edgington. She was owner and operator of Mount Hebron Grocery for 27 years and a member of Bryantsville Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Gordon Sebastian; a son, Anscin Sebastian of Lancaster; a daughter, Sanada Arnold of Lancaster; three brothers, J.F. Edgington of Lancaster, and Ollie and Jim Edgington of Garrard County; four sisters, Betty Carmen of Garrard County, Rilda Edgington, Della Montgomery and Ruby Edgington, all of Garrard County; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. W.B. Casey and Tom Crawford. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Nephews and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation after 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Ralph Wray
Ralph Wray, 58, of East Ila Ave. died Tuesday at his home of natural causes. 
Born Oct. 19, 1940, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Clarence and Amanda Coffman Wray.
Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Wilburn of Harrodsburg and Debbie Siler of Danville; a sister, Barbara Stagner of Junction City; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

Ralph Wray
Services for Ralph Wray, 58, of East Ila Ave. will be 11 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Paul Floyd and Don Drake. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford. 
He died Tuesday at his home of natural causes.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Grant, Marty Worthington, Jesse Crowe, Horace Ellis and Terry, Lawrence and Wayne Wray.
Honorary pallbearers are Doug Ellis, Billy Tarter, Bill Durham, Johnny Stagner, Earl and Paul Starnes and Paul McCulley.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Margaret Ross 
LANCASTER -- Services for Margaret Ross, 78, of Richmond, formerly of Lancaster, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Darrell Estes. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. 
She died Tuesday at Berea Health Care Center. 
Born Oct. 20, 1920, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Myrtle Redwine Turner. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Christian Church. She was the widow of Jennings Ross. 
Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Humes and Sheree Ross, both of Berea, and Diana Harvey of Richmond; three sisters, Bessie Glenn and Janice Amon, both of Lancaster, and Ada Long of Paint Lick; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Donald Warmouth, James Ross Jr., Rick Turner, Shannon Cain, Steve Calhoun and Carlo Noland. Honorary pallbearers are James Ross, Homer Long, Cedar Foley, Raymond Ross Jr., Steve Amon and Jimmy Coffey.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday.

Otis K. Wolfe
Otis Kenley Wolfe Jr., 74, of Rose Hill, Va., formerly of Danville, died Thursday in Lexington.
Born June 29, 1925, in Harlan, he was a son of Otis Kenley Wolfe Sr. of Rose Hill and the late Jane Wolfe.
He was a retiree Centre College professor, a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and a World War II and Korean War veteran. He was a widower of Retha Campbell Wolfe.
Survivors include two sons, Charles T. Wolfe and Russell W. Wolfe, both of Lexington; a sister, Vivian Hill of Elizabethton, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington 40504.

James W. Young
James Wesley Young, 83, of Alum Springs Cross Pike, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 19, 1915, in Stanford, he was a son of the late Hugh and Susie Collins Young. He was a retired construction worker, a World War II Navy veteran and a Mason. He was the widower of Ruby Long Young.
Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Smith of Danville; two sisters, Mattie Long and Virginia Kennedy, both of Danville; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday.

Ernest P. Doty
LEXINGTON -- Ernest Perk Doty, 71, of Lexington, died Monday at Samaritan Hospital. 
Born June 1, 1928, in Lancaster, he was a retired employee of Lexington Bluegrass Army Depot and served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Alcorn Doty; two daughters, Karen D. and Ketah S. Doty; two sons, Ernest G. and Darrell W. Doty of Lexington; and a sister, Cordelia Webster of Richmond, Ind.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Consolidated Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Gaines. 
Visitation will be after noon Saturday at the church.
O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest P. Doty
LEXINGTON -- Services for Ernest Perk Doty, 71, of Lexington, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Consolidated Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Gaines. 
He died Monday at Samaritan Hospital.
Born June 1, 1928, in Lancaster, he was a retired employee of Lexington Bluegrass Army Depot and served in the Army during the Korean War. 
O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

George Layton
LANCASTER -- Services for George Helton Layton, 88, of Lancaster will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Zora Oliver. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 28, 1910, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Jesse W. and Osie Calico Layton. He was retired from Stewart Warner Corp. after 41 years of service, and was a Baptist. He was the widower of Geneva Bogie Layton.
Survivors include two daughters, Nellie C. Carrier of Lancaster; and Shelby J. Chapdelaine of Duxbury, Mass.; a sister, Gladys Rogers of Lancaster; three brothers, Lewis Layton, William R. Layton and Harold Layton, all of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mark and Michael Maloos, Maribeth Presnal, Randall Carrier and David and Charles Layton.
Honorary pallbearers are Buddy Rogers, Dr. Paul Sides, Edward Goins, Sam Ross, J.T. Hafley and Bill and Kelly Meadows.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Garrard County Senior Citizens Center.

Logan R. Williams
Logan Ray "Nub" Williams, 53, of 801 Latimer Heights, died Friday at his home.
Born May 30, 1946, in Junction City, he was a son the late Milford Williams and Etta Mae Boyd. 
He was a retired horse trainer and worked for Bill Wise, Betty Kern Miller and Garland Bradshaw. He was a member of Mount Freeman Baptist Church and was currently attending Worldstown Church of God.
Survivors include two daughters, Melissa Williams McDowell and Jennifer Williams McDowell both of Danville; a brother, Joe Williams of Junction City; and two sisters, Maelia Bowles of Moreland and Mabel Anderson of Junction City.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Wendell Douglas. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Saufley Post 18 of Stanford.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to the Boyle County EMS service.

Jewell Conn
Jewell Conn, 69, of Fairfield, Ohio, formerly of Lancaster, died Friday morning at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield. 
Born Oct. 17, 1929, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Arthur and Grace Fathergil Turner.
She was a Sunday School teacher and homemaker. She was also a member of St. Clair Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Edwin R. Conn; her daughter, Donna Conn; her son, Andrew Conn; and two grandchildren.
There will be no local visitation. Services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Lancaster Cemetery Chapel. 

George F. Bryant
George Farris Bryant, 84, of Charleston Health Care Center, Danville, died Saturday at his residence. 
Born Oct. 8, 1915, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Raymond and Margaret L. Burton Bryant.
He used to work at the Danville Ice Plant, at a plastics factory and also in restaurants. 
Survivors include a brother, Marshall Bryant of Danville; and five sisters Geneva Brickey of Lancaster, Elizabeth Chambers of Burgin, Josephine Hurt of Junction City, Alma Robins of Junction City and Roberta Jackson of Danville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday by Rev. Michael Cox at Stith Funeral Home. 
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Monday. 
Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Melvin Owens Jr.
STANFORD -- Services for Melvin Owens Jr., 65, of Miller Street, will be 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Steve Smith. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital. He was the widower of Robbie Jean Dailey Owens.
Born Jan. 29, 1934, in Franklin County, he was a son of the late Melvin Sr. and Willia Vicla Brumback Owens. He was employed by Square D in Lexington for 41 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Stanford Christian Church.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Melva Jean Owens.
Other survivors include a brother, Arthur Lewis Owens of Frankfort.
Memorials may go to the Lincoln County Educational Fund.

Paul Schooler
LANCASTER -- Paul Schooler, 92, of Maplewood Drive, died Thursday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. He died of injuries sustained June 29 in an auto accident on Ky. 52 . He was the husband of Jean Schooler. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Paul Schooler
LANCASTER -- Services for Paul Schooler, 92, of Maplewood Drive, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral by Dwight Forderhase and Bill Hawkins. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Thursday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
He died of injuries sustained June 29 in an auto accident on Ky. 52. He was the husband of Jean Schooler. 
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today.


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