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Obituaries July 12, 1999

Otha H. Coulter
LIBERTY -- Otha H. Coulter, 65, of Milwaukee, Wis., formerly of Casey County, died Friday in Milwaukee.
Born Dec. 10, 1933, in Marion County, he was a son of Rosa Coulter of Lebanon and the late William Coulter. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired employee of General Electric. 
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Montgomery Coulter; a daughter, Kathy Wells of Milwaukee; three sons, Steven, Tim and Joe Coulter, all of Milwaukee; two brothers, J.C. and Tommy Coulter; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church by the Rev. Vince Dettinger. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and 8-10 a.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

George C. Evans
SCIENCE HILL -- George Carroll Evans, 56, of Eubank died Friday at his home.
Born Nov. 18, 1942, in Science Hill, he was a son of Maxine Evans of Science Hill and the late George W. Evans. He was an employee of Paul's Discount, an army veteran, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Phillip L. Evans of Bandy; two daughters, Carmielittia Roberts of Science Hill and Illesa Ashton of Eubank; a brother, Paul M. Evans of Science Hill; two sisters, Linda Nicholas of Casey County and Effie J. Bullock of Goshen, Ohio; two grandchildren; and a step granddaughter.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by William R. Julian with burial in Woodstock Cemetery. 

Lola B. Miracle
STANFORD -- Services for Lola B. Young Miracle, 80, of Stanford will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by Mike Mullins. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Monday at Stanford House Nursing Home. 
Born June 14, 1919, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie Hale Young. She was a homemaker, a member of Mount Moriah Christian Church and the widow of Harvey Miracle. 
Survivors include a son, Don E. Miracle of Stanford; three brothers, Elmer Young Jr. of Waynesburg, Marvin W. Young of Somerset and Jesse Young of Stanford; a half brother, William Sexton of Harrodsburg; a sister, Kathryn Miracle of Stanford; and a granddaughter.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Sadie B. Morford
LANCASTER -- Sadie B. Morford, 80, of Kennedy Bridge Road, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 24, 1919, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late William and Ada Scott Brown. She was an employee of Bill's Restaurant, formerly Lane's, and a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Ray Morford; a son, Paul Morford of Mercer County; a brother, Clifford Brown of Garrard County; two sisters, Geneva Lane and Jewell Wilson, both of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Larry Harris. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Morford, Chris and Mark Jackson, Preston Leach, Jimmy Morford and Phill Guynn.
Honorary pallbearers are George Day, Donnie Lane, Wesley Gifford, Ray Graham and Rob Hardin.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Leland T. Rice
CRAB ORCHARD -- Leland Tracy Rice, 50, of Brodhead, formerly of Crab Orchard, died Sunday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born March 25, 1949, in Cincinnati, he was a son of William Rice of Crab Orchard and the late Mamie Bishop Rice. He was a member of Church of God.
Other survivors include his stepmother, Jimmie Lou Rice of Crab Orchard; and two sisters, Patricia W. Hughes of Monroe, Mich., and Sheilah E. Rice of Brodhead.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Church of God by Dan Carr. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Leland T. Rice
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Leland Tracy Rice, 50, of Brodhead, formerly of Crab Orchard, will be 2 p.m. today at Crab Orchard Church of God by Dan Carr. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery. 
He died Sunday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Pallbearers will be James Hughes, James Benge, Alvin Bishop, Jasper Rice and Odell Rice.
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

George F. Bryant
Services for George Farris Bryant, 84, of Charleston Health Care Center will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Michael Cox. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Alma Robinson of Junction City is a surviving sister. Her name was incorrect in Sunday's paper.
Pallbearers will be Roger Robinson, Brian Jackson, William Brickey, David Chandler, Monty Bryant Sr. and Danny Bryant.
He died Saturday at Charleston Health Care Center.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Logan R. Williams
Services for Logan Ray "Nub" Williams, 53, of Latimer Heights were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Wendell Douglas. Burial is in Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military rites by Caswell Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion, Stanford.
He died Friday at his home.
Pallbearers were James, Roger, Jimmy and David Anderson, Randy Williams, Jeff Gammon, Ricky Klink and Donald Bowles.
Honorary pallbearers are Scott Anderson, Billy Joe Bowles, Jerry Perkins, Todd Gammon, Joey Williams, Chris Johnson, Merl Baldwin and Benny Myers.
Memorials may go to the Boyle County EMS service.

Jewell Conn
LANCASTER -- Graveside services for Jewell Conn, 69, of Fairfield, Ohio, formerly of Lancaster, will be 2 p.m. today at Lancaster Cemetery. There will be no local visitation. 
She died Friday at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield. 
Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries July 12, 1999

Alma M. Bonness
CLEVELAND -- Alma Marie Shea Bonness, 87, of Lakewood, Ohio, formerly of Danville, died Friday at her home.
Born Nov. 22, 1911, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mabel Shea Woodell. She was an accountant and income tax processor and the widow of William J. Bonness.
Survivors include a sister, Janice Oster of Danville.
Services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Donald Martens Funeral Home by the Rev. Roy Schutz. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery, Avon, Ohio.
Memorials may go to American Heart Association, 1689 E. 115th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44106.

Edith M. Overstreet
Services for Edith Mabel Overstreet, 59, of Nancy Avenue will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Snow. Burial will be in Junction City Ceme-tery.
She died Sunday at her home. 
Born June 2, 1940, in Junction City, she was a daughter of the late William O. and Verla Rose Johnson Southerland. She was an employee of Whirlpool and Matsushita Appliance Corp., and a member of Parksville Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie Vernon and Terry Brown, both of Junction City; a brother, Hubert Southerland of Danville; four sisters, Josephine Hiter and Beulah Monroe, both of Shelbyville, Katherine Downey of Versailles and Betty Keeton of Danville; and three granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Danny Lynn, Robert Horn, Jimmy Overstreet, Scott Galloway, Darrell Melton, Ralph Miles, Mike Masters and Randy Brown.
Honorary pallbearers are Chip Givhan, Cordelia Reed, Gladys Maddox, Bernice Lynn, Wanda Overstreet and Vance and Ashley Reed.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Obituaries July 14, 1999

Larry Caudill
CRAB ORCHARD -- Larry Caudill, 50, of Waynesburg, died Tuesday at his home of complications associated with lung cancer. 
Born Jan. 13, 1949, in Waynesburg, he was a son of Helen Caudill of Lancaster and the late Lawrence Caudill. He was a self-employed logger and attended the Baptist church.
Other survivors include a daughter, Gail Caudill of Waynesburg; two sons, Shannon Caudill of Waynesburg and Benji Caudill of Nancy; four brothers, Donald, Junior, Randy and Jim Caudill, all of Waynesburg; six sisters, Bertie Jones of Stanford, Vickie Kidd, Bonnie Denny, Rita Spoonamore, Melissa Caudill and Rhonda Denny, all of Waynesburg; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday.

Felix E. Hall
WAYNESBURG -- Felix Everett Hall, 95, of Johnson Road, died Tuesday at Stanford House Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Mary Jo Withers
LIBERTY -- Mary Jo Withers, 54, of Yosemite, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 28, 1945, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Edith Short Carmicle. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Manus Withers; a son, Timothy L. Withers of Yosemite; a daughter, Dora F. Breeden of Liberty; a sister, Phyllis Reese of Liberty; a brother, Monroe Grider of Erlanger; and a grandson.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Phillip Smallwood. Burial will be in Phelps Cemetery, Russell County.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Herbert Gilbert
Graveside services for Herbert "Jeff" Gilbert Jr., 63, of South Second Street will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at Junction City Cemetery. 
He died Monday at Samaritan Hospital. 
Born June 17, 1936, in Harlan County, he was a son of the late Herbert and Pearl J. McKelly Gilbert. He was a former employee of Allen's Produce, a handyman and a member of Danville Church of God.
Survivors include his caregiver, Edna Raider.
Pallbearers will be Billy Goode, G.G. Harmon, James Cocanougher, Woody Allen and James Hopper.
Honorary pallbearers are Thomas Dunsmore, Edna Raider, Pam Halcomb, Jerry High, Carl Harmon Sr., and Bonnie Dunsmore.
Visitation after 9:30 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home.

Mabel M. May
LANCASTER -- Services for Mabel Moberly May, 95, of Lancaster will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. James Johnson. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Monday Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Jan. 29, 1904, in Madison County, she was a daughter of the late William A. and Mary Newland Moberly. She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Buckeye.
Survivors include nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Doty Staton.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries July 15, 1999

Ella A. Huffman
Ella Anness Huffman, 78, of Danville, died Monday at the Hospice Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born June 30, 1920, in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Wiley Anness Sr. and Sue Burns Anness of Harrodsburg. She was a saleswoman at Hub Frankel, a member of First Baptist Church in Danville, and a graduate of Harrodsburg High School. She was the widow of Thomas Gentry Huffman.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Halfar of Denver , Colo., and Jane Seltsam of Richmond; a brother, Charles E. Anness of Nicholasville; a sister, Helen Yeast of Louisville; two grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Harold Dorsey. Burial will be at Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday. 

Reba G. Frederick
STANFORD - Reba Gooch Frederick, 90, of Stanford House Nursing Home, died Monday. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home. 

Patricia J. Miracle
BARDSTOWN - Patricia Jean "Patti" Miracle, 45, of Cox's Creek, died Monday at her home. 
Born Oct. 5, 1953, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Burl and Wilma Cornelius of Lancaster. She is formerly of Lancaster and a member of Cox's Creek Baptist Church. She was a 1971 graduate of Garrard County High School and a 1975 graduate of Berea College with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She was employed at Caritas Home Health Care in Bardstown.
Additional survivors include her husband, Gary Miracle; a daughter, Jamie L. Miracle of Cox's Creek; a son, Brian Seth Miracle of Cox's Creek; a sister, Yvonne Horseman of Stanford; a brother, Kevin Cornelius of Stafford, Va.; and a paternal grandmother, Hazel Turner of Lancaster.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday by the Revs. Chuck Beighle and Phil Rowan at Cox's Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Lancaster Baptist Church and 4-9 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwell-Houghlin Northside Funeral Home. 

Denny Shewmaker
SPRINGFIELD - Denny Shewmaker, 63, of Mackville, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 18, 1936, in Washington County, he was a son of the late Leon Shewmaker and the late Hallie Bottom Shewmaker. He was the widower of Mayola Kidwell Shewmaker. He was a deacon of the Mackville Baptist Church and a member of the Magnolia Masonic Lodge 201 F&AM in Mackville. He was a partner in the C&D General Store in Mackville and a farmer.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Shewmaker of Mackville; a daughter, Denise Spalding of Paris; a brother, Gerald Shewmaker of Mackville; and four grandchildren.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Mackville Baptist Church with the Revs. David Gifford and Mark Atherton. Burial will be in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.
Pallbearers will be Carlton Shewmaker, Billy Yankey, Mark Shewmaker, Carl Duncan Bottom, Gerald Peavler and Jim Powell.
Honorary pallbearers are J.T. Carey, Mitchell Burns, Verlin Burns, Glen Best, Bobby Lee Russell, Gary Carney, Jerry Goodlett, Sam Stumph, Richard Coulter, Donnie Noel, Jim Smith, Lillard Smith Jr., Clifton Russell, Barry Peavler, Eugene Mayes and Charles Turner.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church and after 4 p.m. at Carey & Son Funeral Home. 

Louise Lanham
Services for Louise Lanham, 74, of Goggin Road, are scheduled 2 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. C.W. Williams. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Clifton and Collin Williams, Nathan and Daniel and Eric Lanham and John Wesley Erwin. 

Billy C. Cox
LEXINGTON - Services for Billy C. Cox of Covington were held this morning at the W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland. Burial was in Lexington Cemetery. 
He died Friday at his home.
Born in Covington, he was the son of the late William Clyde and Lillian Williamson Cox. He was an architect and builder, and is the widower of Theresa Ann Sloan Cox.
Pallbearers were William Cox, Dallas Fletcher, Rick Jones, Lee Nejol, Richard Sloan, and Eddie Murphy. 

Charles Edgington
LANCASTER - Services for Charles Edgington, 76, of Lynnwood Drive, and formerly of the Mount Hebron community in Garrard County, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Crawford. 
Burial was in the Lancaster Cemetery with military rites to be performed by the Caswell-Saufley Post 18, American Legion of Stanford. 
He died Sunday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Pallbearers will be David Preston, Denny Davis, Danny Irvin, Woody Leavell, Paul McCulley, Bob Miller and Carl Lane. 

Jesse Miracle
STANFORD - Services for Jesse Miracle, 68, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. James Bland. Burial will be at Robbins Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born Dec. 31, 1930, he was the son of Margaret Osborne Miracle and the late Lloyd Beckham Miracle. He was the widower of Louise Miracle. 
He was an Army veteran and a retired carpenter and bricklayer.
Additional survivors include three sons, Audie K. Miracle of Stanford, Tony L. Miracle of Halls Gap, and Travis D. Miracle of Junction City; two brothers, Joe Miracle of Broughtontown and Rex Miracle of Stanford; four sisters, Judy Denham of Stanford, Jewel McCowan of Middleburg, Edna Davenport of Danville, and Wanda King of Richmond; and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Audie, Tony, Travis, Shannon, B.J. and Andy Miracle, Robert Moore, Willie Denham and Earl and Mike Robbins.
Honorary Pallbearers are Kermit Justice, Powell Martin, Dr. Don Hamner, Hayes Detherage, Jimmy Floyd, James Goodwin and the Cree-Mee Coffee Club.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today. 

Timothy L. Payton
MORELAND - Services for Timothy L. Payton, 17, of Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Rick Maylor. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.
He died on Sunday as the result of a car accident.
Born March 16, 1982, in Boyle County, he was a son of Bobby Payton of Stanford and Patricia Nichols of Danville. 
Additional survivors include three brothers, Robbie Payton of McKinney, Jeffrey Payton of Stanford and Gregory Payton of McKinney; a sister, Crystal Payton of Bluftton, Ind.; and a paternal grandmother, Dollie Turpin of Stanford.
Pallbearers will be Robbie, Jeffrey, Gregory and Dewayne Payton, Ernie Joseph and Michael Reynolds.
Visitation is 1 p.m. Wednesday . 

Elsie Mae Rogers
WAYNESBURG - Services for Elsie Mae Rogers, 75, of Waynesburg, will be 2 p.m. today at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. A.F. Atwood. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 

Chester Wells
SCIENCE HILL - Services for Chester Wells, 77, of Science Hill, will be 2 p.m. today at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by the Revs. John Baxter and Ferlin Price. Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.


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