Obituaries July 22, 1999
Paris L. Buis
LIBERTY -- Paris Lee Buis, 70, of Reading, Ohio, formerly of Casey
County, died Wednesday at Jewish Hospital.
Born April 8, 1929, in Liberty, he was a son of the late Jessie and
Ruby Clark Buis. He was a Navy veteran.
Survivors include a son, Darrell Buis of Reading; a daughter, Pamela
Buis of Williamsburg; a brother, Dallas Buis of Somerset; a sister, Juanita
Earls of Cincinnati; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home. Burial will
be in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday.
Mildred M. Chumbley
STANFORD -- Mildred Mae Chumbley, 79, of Waynesburg died Wednesday
at her home.
Born June 28, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late
Kinley and Bessie Kidd Ballard. She was a homemaker and a member of Waynesburg
Church of Christ. She was the widow of Ray Chumbley.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth Chumbley of Glasgow; a daughter, Patricia
Durham of Waynesburg; two brothers, Freeman and Vern Ballard, both of Ohio;
three sisters, Lola Collins of Covington and Marie Ballard and Wanda Carnes,
both of Ohio; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by Harold Carter.
Burial will be in Buffalo Springs.
Pallbearers will be Ed Morrow, Raymond Bunch, Morton Million, David
Chumbley, Ezra and Gary Wilson and Jim Ballard.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday.
Holton L. Reed
STANFORD -- Services for Holton Lewis Reed, 94, of Pine Meadows Health
Care Center, Lexington, formerly of Stanford, will be 11 a.m. Friday at
Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. Tim Boshen and Morris Traynor. Burial will
be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born Oct. 6, 1904, in Frenchburg, he was a son of the late Charley
R. and Sarah Allen Doggett Reed. He was a retired state highway department
employee, a former Stanford police officer and a farmer. He was a member
of Stanford Baptist Church and the widower of Celia "Effie" Reed.
Survivors include two sons, Marvin L. Reed of Lexington and Wallace
D. Reed of Athens, Ga.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Obituaries July 23, 1999
Gracie M. King
MORELAND -- Gracie Mae King, 63, of Stanford, died Wednesday at Garrard
County Memorial Hospital.
Born April 18, 1936, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late
James and Rosie Russell Pemberton. She was a homemaker and a member of
Brush Creek Pentecostal Church, Casey County.
Survivors include her husband, Darryl R. King; two sons, Darryl R.
King of Stanford and Donnie L. King of Danville; two sisters, Florence
and Hazel Pittman, both of Stanford; a brother, Earl Pemberton of Stanford;
and five grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the
Rev. Burl Coffman. Burial will be in Tapscott Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ricky, Kevin and Joseph King, Danny Hargis, Manuel
Conder and Danny Claunch.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Friday.
HARRODSBURG -- Carnelle Moore, 76, of Perryville Street, died Thursday
at Harrodsburg Health Care Center.
Born Oct. 26, 1922, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late
Ed and Mary Alice Kirkland Moore. She was a retired employee of GENESCO
after 33 years and a member of Saint Andrew Catholic Church.
Survivors include a nephew, William T. Moore of Gravel Switch.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church by
the Rev. Joseph Meunch. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and after
9 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Ellen A. Taylor
BARDSTOWN -- Ellen Irene Adams Taylor, 75, of Bardstown, formerly of
Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday at Flaget Hospital.
Born in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late William and Agnes
Stevens Adams. She was a retired farmer and homemaker and a member of Bethel
Baptist Church in Harrodsburg.
Survivors include three sisters, Beatrice Baugh of Bardstown, with
whom she lived, Mary Roller of Parksville and Barbara Ellingwood of Louisville;
and three brothers, Gerald Adams of Hillview, James Adams of Valley Station
and Foster Adams of Louisville.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenwell-Houghlin Northside Funeral
Home by Rany Coy. Burial will be in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-9 p.m. today.
Ira E. Whited Sr.
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Ira E. Whited Sr., 81 of Columbus, died Thursday
at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Born April 9, 1918, in Liberty, he was a son of the late Charles and
Ida Mae Derringer Whited. He was a retired employee of Veterans Hospital,
Dayton, Ohio, an Army veteran of World War II and a Methodist.
Survivors include his wife, Earlene Devening Whited; two sons, Leonard
Whited of Cincinnati and Ira "Junebug" Whited Jr., of Brown County, Ind.;
two daughters, Jewell D. DeMoss of Georgetown, Ohio, and Vicky Webster
of Columbus; two stepsons, Mike Devening of Seymour, Ind., and Jeff Devening
of Columbus; three brothers, Homer Whited of Columbus, Harold Whited of
Nashville, Ind., and Jerry Whited of Elizabethtown, Ind.; four sisters,
Pauline Richard-son of Ohio, Nellie Good and Ida Lee Woods, both of Danville,
and Jane Lee of Columbus; several grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Barkes, Inlow and Weaver Funeral
Home by the Rev. Danny Bragg. Burial will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Whited
Memorials may go to American Diabetes Association.
Obituaries July 24, 1999
Joe Mack Mosley
Joe Mack Mosley, 75, High Street, Danville, died Saturday at University
of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
Born March 29, 1924, in Portersburg, he was the son of the late Bradley
and Blanche Nicholson Mosley. He was a self-employed cartpenter and retired
after 20 years with Jackson Chair of Danville.
Mosley was born deaf and suffered from Usher's Syndrome, a disease
that caused his eyesight to deteriorate. Despite his disabilities, though,
Mosley was a talented woodworker who made furniture and crafts. He was
profiled in the Kentucky Advocate Magazine in 1984 in a story called "A
Life Without Limits.''
He received the Outstanding Kentuckian of the Year award in 1984 from
the state Cabinet for Human Resources. The award recognized human spirit
that soars above life's obstacles.
It wasn't Mosley's first award. In 1982, the Kentucky Rehabilitation
Association chose him as the Rehabilitation Case of the Year, and he won
a first place award in a National Association for the Deaf contest in 1980
for a wooden fruit bowl he made.
Mosley attended Kentucky School for the Deaf and was a member of the
National Fraternal Society of the Deaf, Kentucky Association for the Deaf,
and Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Carrie J. Smith Mosley of Danville; two
daughters, Joann Rousey of Hustonville and Janice Coleman of Louisville;
a son, Vola Mosley of Danville; three brothers, Ray Mosley and Troy Mosley,
both of London, and Junior Mosley of Indianapolis; two sisters, Mae Feltner
of Clayton, Ind., and Mildred Warren of Indianapolis, Ind.; five grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by
the Rev. Ernest Martin. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday, with a service at 7:30 p.m. by the National
Fraternal Society of the Deaf.
Robert S. Payne
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Robert Strickler Payne, 68, formerly of Danville,
died July 17 in Tucson, Ariz.
He was born Aug. 17, 1930, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Payne of Tucson; three children, Thomas
Payne of Lexington, Katherine A. Payne of Tucson, and David Robert Payne
of Bremerton, Wash.; a brother, Richard C. Payne of Shakerheights, Ohio;
and two grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Wednesday at Wolfrey Peace Chapel in Tucson.
Memorials may go to a favorite charity.
Sidney Stephens, 77, of Stanford Avenue, Danville, died Thursday at
Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born Sept. 1, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Stephens. He was retired from Stuart Powell Ford and
was a member of the old Danville Yankees baseball team, Kentucky Club of
Danville, and Danville-Boyle County National Association for the Advancement
of Colored People. He belonged to St. James AME Church where he was trustee,
usher and steward.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy J. Stephens of Danville.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at St. James AME Church by the Revs.
Keith Mayes and Everhart Walker. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-7 p.m. today at the church.
Pallbearers will be Norman Bartleson, Jimmy Downey, Bennie Phillips,
June Christy, Ozenia Hawkins and Brunell West.
Honorary pallbearers are Guye Tarrance, James Jenkins, Dr. Charles
Sisk, William Jenkins, Willam "Bunny" Davis, Paul Logan, Marvin Swann Jr.
and Sam Gooch.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
LIBERTY -- Omer Buck, 83, of Liberty died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
Born July 4, 1916, he was the son of the late Benjamin Harrison Buck
and Janie Whited Buck. He was a former sawmill operator and an Army veteran
of World War II. He was the widower of Janie Whited Buck.
Survivors include five daughters, Hazel Franklin and Jane Summers,
both of Liberty, Polly Whited of LaGrange, Frances Troop of Somerset, and
Minnie Lou Kidd of Taylor, Mich.; three sons, Gene and Wayne Buck, both
of Liberty, and Michael Buck of Dearborne Heights; a brother, Craig Buck
of Cincinnati; a sister, Geneva Yantz; 28 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren;
and six great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev.
Darren Gillespie. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Monday.
E. David Jones
LIBERTY -- Everett David "Dave'' Jones, 55, of Ky. 501, Liberty, died
Friday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, of
Born Feb. 6, 1944, in Cincinnati, he was the son of the late Stephen
Daniel Jones and Mary Elizabeth Webster Jones. He was a drywall hanger
and finisher and a Methodist.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine Hiter Jones; two sons, David Stephen
Jones and Danny Jones, both of Liberty; a brother, Jim Jones of Cincinnati;
three sisters, Ella Mae Albertston of Newport and Joyce Ann Rice and Ronnie
Lynn Jones, both of Cincinnati; three grandchildren; and a stepgrandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Clifford
DeHart. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
Joseph S. Lamkin
LORETTO -- Joseph Stephen Lamkin, 51, of Raywick, died Saturday at
Norton Springview Hospital in Lebanon.
Born July 27, 1947, in Loretto, he was the son of Barbara Ayers Lamkin
of St. Mary and the late Charles Nolan Lamkin Sr. He was the owner and
operator of 5th Wheel Lounge in Raywick.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife, Doris Thompson
Lamkin; a daughter, Stephanie Ann Lamkin of Loretto; a son, Joseph Ronald
Lamkin of Raywick; six sisters, Priscilla Logsdon of Dayton, Ohio, Mary
Cletus Wright of Danville, Wanda Dye of Lebanon, Susie Wheatley of Bardstown,
Martha Ann Reynolds of Mesa, Ariz., and Michelle Dunivan of Petersburg,
Tenn.; three brothers, Bernie Lamkin of Springfield, Ohio, and Kevin and
Tim Lamkin, both of St. Mary; and two granddaughters.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
in Raywick by the Rev. Ernest Schumacher, assisted by deacon Joe Dant.
Burial will be in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Mattingly Funeral Home. Prayer
services will be 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
BEREA -- Mathilde Taylor, 67, of Meadowbrook Drive, Stanford, died
Thursday at Berea Hospital.
She was born May 12, 1932, in Germany. A longtime resident of Lincoln
County, she was a homemaker and member of Fort Logan Church of Christ in
Survivors include a son, Bill Bryant of Richmond; a daughter, Silvia
Cunniff of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother;
and a sister.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fort Logan Church of Christ by
pastor Wayne Galloway. Burial will be in Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation is 6:30-9 p.m. Monday at the church.
Williams Funeral Home, Berea, is in charge of arrangements.
Mai V. VanArsdall
HARRODSBURG -- Mai Flournoy VanDeren VanArsdall, 85, of Beaumont Avenue
died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Feb. 19, 1914, in Cynthiana, she was the daughter of the late
William W. and Anna Mai Shropshire VanDeren. She was the widow of Dr. Condit
Brewer VanArsdall Jr.
She was a graduate of Duke University and received a master's degree
from Louisiana State University. She was a member of the Jane McAfee Chapter
of Daughters of the American Revolution, past president of the Harrodsburg
Historical Society, and belonged to Harrodsburg Woman's Club and Harrodsburg
United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, William VanDeren VanArsdall of Frankfort;
and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Condit B. VanArsdall III.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Harrodsburg United Methodist Church
by the Rev. Mark Girard. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 1-5 p.m. today at McClellan Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Historical Society, P.O. Box 316, Harrodsburg,
40330, or Heritage Hospice Inc., 337 West Broadway, Danville, 40423.
O.C. Young Jr.
HARRODSBURG -- O.C. Young Jr., 77, of Greenwood Drive died Friday at
Born March 4, 1922, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late O.C.
Young Sr. and Pearl Hardin Young. He was a retired South Central Bell employee,
an Army veteran of World War II, and member of Harrodsburg Christian Church
where he served as an elder and Sunday school teacher. He also was a member
of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Telephone Pioneers
Survivors include his wife, Edwina Phillips Young; three sons, Eddie,
Tony and Phillip Young, all of Harrodsburg; a brother, Jesse Young of Salvisa;
nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by Dr.
David Hartman. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is after noon today. Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice
or Harrodsburg Christian Church.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Wade, Robert Gritton, Donnie Jackson, Benny
Matherly, Calvin Wylie, Ralph May, Robert Trisler and Sonny Carroll.