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Obituaries October 15, 1996

James Atkins
SCIENCE HILL - James "Bud" Atkins, 70, River Drive, Stanford, died Saturday at Ft. Logan Hospital.
Born July 2, 1926, in Lincoln County, he was a son of James F. and Mary Adams Atkins. He was a member of Blue Lick Baptist Church and a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Atkins; three sons, Bobby Atkins of Waynesburg and James and Donald Atkins, both of Stanford; a daughter, Mary Lee Sowder, Stanford; a half brother, Tommy Atkins, Houston, Texas; two sisters, Ella Moore of Hustonville and Lula Bray of Franklin, Ohio; a half sister, Gladys Martin, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were 11 a.m. today at Morris and Hislope Funeral Home by the Rev. John Dean. Burial was in Mill Springs National Cemetery.

Kathryn J. Berry
STANFORD - Kathryn Johnson Berry, 77, Tallapoosa, Ga., died Monday at Tanner Medical Center, Carrollton, Ga.
Born May 17, 1919, in Carroll County, Ga., she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Allie Bell Johnson. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, James C. Berry; a son, Samuel J. Berry, Carrollton; three grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rose Fritsch
HAMILTON, Ohio - Rose Fritsch, 81, Hamilton, died Sunday in Mercy Hospital.
Born in Middletown, Ohio, she was a daughter of Verner L. and Anna Noble Lay. She was a retired manager of St. Peters School cafeteria for 23 years. She was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church and the widow of Louis J. Fritsch.
Survivors include four sons, Thomas Fritsch, Frank Fritsch and Steven Fritsch, all of Fairfield, Ohio, and Donald Fritsch, Hamilton; two daughters, Betty Ann McGrath of Harrodsburg and Marcia Rose Ada of Oklahoma; a brother, Thomas Lay, Middletown, Ohio; three sisters, Betty Snell, Cecilia Cramer and Luteresa Beirman, all of Middletown; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Dawson Funeral Home, and Mass at St. Peters Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Stephens Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral Home.
Memorials may go to St. Peters Stained Glass Window Fund.

Bennie L. Johnson
HARRODSBURG - Bennie Lee Johnson, 39, Belmont Court, died of natural causes Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 14, 1956, in Fayette County, he was a son of John and Betty Harrison Johnson of Harrodsburg. He was a former employee of Foster Heating and Air Conditioning in Danville.
Additional survivors include four daughters, Shirley Turner of Danville, Jessica Johnson of Liberty, and Theresa Gayle Griffith and Amie Lee Johnson, both of Florida; three brothers, Kenny Johnson of Boyle County, and Johnny Johnson and Billy Johnson, both of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Pauline Holmes and Shirley Johnson, both of Danville; and a grandson.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Terry Justice. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Mike Lopez, Jim Lopez, Kenny Johnson Jr., Matthew Louallen, Johnnie Lee Johnson and Adrian Anderson.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

James G. Krupnick
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - James G. Krupnick, Miami Beach, died Oct. 1 in Miami Beach.
Born Oct. 17, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a stock broker and Centre College graduate. He worked for various newspapers, including newspapers in Fredericksburg, Va., Beaumont, Texas, and Jennings, La.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Brummett Krupnick, formerly of Danville; a son, John Krupnick, Miami Beach; a daughter, Susan Krupnick-Gregorie, Biscayne Bay, Fla.; and two grandchilden.
Services were held at Walsh and Wood Funeral Home.
Information courtesy of Stith Funeral Home.

Clifton R. Melson
Services for Clifton Ray Melson, 71, East Walnut Street, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Quentin Scholtz.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born June 4, 1925, in Adair County, he was a son of the late William Anderson and Ida Addison Collins Melson. He had been manager of Carnation Milk Plant in Danville and was an area salesman for Southern States. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of Danville Optimists Club, American Legion Boyle Post 46; past president of Disabled American Veterans, former member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a graduate of Western Kentucky University. He was an avid woodworker and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Romines Melson; a son, Bruce Melson, Westchester, Ohio; two sisters, Pauline Shaw of Edmonton and Helen Conover of Mooresville, Ind.; and two grandsons.
Pallbearers will be Johnnie and Donnie Shaw, Robert, Steven and John Romines, Don Vickers, and Don and Jonathan Cooke.
Honorary pallbearers are Johnnie Longworth, Bernard Montgomery, Everett and Garnett Catlett, R. Finley Hendrickson, David Bailey, Jim and Glen Conover, Bill Gettinger and Jason Tate.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go Centenary United Methodist Church or favorite charity.

Ben Leavell
LANCASTER - Services for Ben Leavell, 73, Maplewood Drive, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Walter Lee Arnold. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Sunday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 28, 1923, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late William and Minnie Arnold Leavell. He was a retired mail carrier and farmer. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Masonic Lodge 104 F&AM and Oleika Shrine Temple. He was a Marine veteran of World War II and the widower of Carolyn Montgomery Leavell.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Jordan, Xenia, Ohio; two sons, Woodie Leavell of Danville and Joe Leavell of Lancaster; a brother, Robert Leavell, Lancaster; a sister, Minnie Lee Arnold, Lancaster; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Billy Leavell, Dickie Arnold, Kenneth Yeakey, William Kirby Teater, E.C. McWhorter and Johnson Price.
Honorary pallbearers are David Layton, Billy Speake, John Doty, Russell Ball, Louis Ball, Bob Henderson, Jack Bailey, Russell Hester and J.B. Jones.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries October 16, 1996

Edith S. Kaufman
MORELAND - Edith Mae Sears Kaufman, 88, Junction City, died Tuesday at Harrodsburg Health Care Center. Born July 4, 1908, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Emma Johnson Sears. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God. Survivors include three daughters, Wanda Jones and Chelcie Griffin, both of Junction City, and Fay Wilkerson, Adair County; a son, Edward Peck, Stanford; a brother, Melvin Sears, Junction City; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Tom Cox and John Rasal. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Bryan Rousey, Mark Rousey, Jeff Jones, Ricky Clark, Jerry Clark and Randall Clark. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today.

Elizabeth Schmetzer
MADISONVILLE - Elizabeth "Betty" Schmetzer, 72, Madsionville, died Monday at Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 3, 1924, in Hopkins County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas H. and Mourning C. Hall Barnett. She was retired after 25 years as secretary to the manager of mines for Island Creek Coal Company. She was a member of Madisonville First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Survivors include her husband, Roy E. Schmetzer; four daughters, Nancye Ramsey and Gail Ramsey, both of Madisonville, and Laura Sandefur and Jane Sandefur, both of Calhoun; a sister, Mary Jo Brewsaugh, Danville; and seven grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Webster. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Memorials may go to First Christian Church building fund.

Virgie E. Watkins
LANCASTER - Virgie E. Watkins, 87, Orlando, Fla., died there Monday. Born Jan. 8, 1909, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Andy and Ella Creech Matlock. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was the widow of Albert M. Watkins. Survivors include a brother, Charles Matlock, Orlando; two sisters, Lillian Middleton of Palm Ray, Fla., and Jewell Long, Lexington. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev. E.B. Smith. Visitation will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Rachel Wilson
WAYNESBURG - Services for Rachel Wilson, 87, Kings Mountain, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Wes Rankin. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery. She died Monday at St. Elizabeth North Hospital, Covington. Born Sept. 20, 1909, in Waynesburg, she was a daughter of the late Henry H. and Susan Ann Singleton Caldwell. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Cowden Manufacturing. She was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and the widow of James Everett "Jim" Wilson. Survivors include a son, James Lewis Wilson, Somerset; four daughters, Annie Laurie Thompson of Hebron, Donna Jean French of Ludlow, Nancy Mullins of Villa Hills and Martha Sue Hogue of Cincinnati; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jeff Thompson, Robert Madden, Keith Jones, Randy Lillard, Todd Mullins, Jamie Wilson, Greg Wilson and Shannon Osborn. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Thursday.

Obituaries October 17, 1996

Bobbie Jean Randolph
Bobbie Jean Randolph, 45 of Brookview Drive, Lexington, died Tuesday in Lexington.
Born May 24, 1951, in Covington, she was a daughter of Billie Smith Vossong of Cincinnati, and the late William Dale Vossong. She was an account coordinator for Hallmark Greeting Cards and a member of Southern Acres Christian Church, Lexington.
Additional survivors include her husband, Danny Randolph; two sons, James Scott Randolph of Lexington and Samuel Brown Randolph of Mims, Fla.; and a brother, Barry Vossong of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with the Revs. Wally Rendel and Bruce Carpenter. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Prepare the Way, Southern Acres Christian Church, 300 Harvard Drive, Lexington, 40517.

Michael N. Snyder
Michael Noah Snyder, age 4 months, of Hill-N-Dale Drive, died Wednesday, apparently of sudden infant death syndrome. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Randall G. Allen
LIBERTY - Randall Garrnett Allen, 51, of Liberty Route 2, died Tuesday at home.
Born May 13, 1945 in Casey County, he was a son of Add Allen of Liberty and the late Ola Lay Allen. He was an employee of General Electric, Louisville.
Survivors include his wife, Kozetta Cox Allen; four daughters, Terri Allen, Cheryl Chandler and Elizabeth Noel, all Louisville, and Jennifer Allen of Liberty; a stepdaughter, Darlene Marple of Louisville; a stepson, Daniel Baxter of Russell Springs; a sister, Edith Davis of Liberty; 11 grandchildren; and a step grandson.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today.

Lafe J. Wheeler
Services for Lafe Jeff Wheeler Sr., 77, Dorothy Avenue, will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Buddy Wilson. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
He died Wednesday at home.
Born Jan. 23, 1919, in Casey County, he was a son of the late David A. and Pearlie Atwood Wheeler.
He was a retired truck driver with United Trucking Service and a World War II Navy veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Webster Wheeler; a son, Lafe Jeff Wheeler Jr. of Lexington; three daughters, Alice Wheeler, Gladys Wheeler, and Jeffnye Strey, all of Danville; four stepsons, Herbert and Louis Richardson, both of Crittendon, Sam Wheeler of Crescent Springs and Pierce Jett of Woodbridge, Va.; three stepdaughters, Darlene Preston of Perryville, Geneva Maschke of Paris and Judy Lowe of Mt. Zion; two grandchildren; and 24 step grandchildren.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries October 18, 1996

Coleman Russell
MORELAND - Coleman Russell, 79, of Hustonville, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Don Wooton
HARRODSBURG - Don Wooton, 48, of Salvisa, died Thursday at home.
Born Sept. 16, 1948, in Leslie County, he was a son of the late Alex and Dorothy Felter Wooton. He was an electrician at Simpson Electric Company, Lexington.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Ann Francis Wooton; a son, Michael Don Wooton of Lexington; a daughter, Laura Ann Wooton of Lexington; four brothers, Earl Wooton of Leslie County, Elson Wooton and Dan Wooton, both of Indiana, and Davis Wooton of Lexington; and two sisters, Norma Jean Asher of Mich., and Nora Chaffin of Indiana.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery, Salvisa.
Pallbearers will be Michael Don Wooton, Cecil Francis Jr., Cecil Francis III, Roger Gale Hisle, Dean Million, Jason Million, Jeremiah Sloan and Roger Miller.
Visitation will be 1-9 p.m. Sunday and prior to service on Monday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Ebenezer Cemetery.

Bobbie J. Randolph
Services for Bobbie Jean Randolph, 45 of Brookview Drive, Lexington, will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with the Revs. Wally Rendel and Bruce Carpenter. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Tuesday in Lexington.
Pallbearers will be Barry Vossong, Dick Kissinger, Scott Randolph, Huston Thompson, Steve Settles, and Sam Randolph.
Memorials may go to Prepare the Way, Southern Acres Christian Church, 300 Harvard Drive, Lexington, 40517.

Obituaries October 21, 1996

William R. Head
SPRINGFIELD - A Springfield man was killed and a woman was critically injured Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Ky. 152, 6 miles west of here, state police said.
William R. Head, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing seat belts, police said.
Lisa M. Blandford, 22, of Springfield suffered multiple injuries and was transported to University of Louisville hospital. She was not wearing a seat belt.
The accident occurred as Head crossed the center line striking the Blandford vehicle head on. Police said alcohol was involved in the crash.

Ann C. Long
HARRODSBURG - Ann Catherine Long, 64, of Curry Road died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 4, 1932, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Addie Shackelford Jenkins. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Oneal Long; two sons, Jackie Oneal Long of Mercer County and Jerry Lee Long of Harrodsburg; two daughters, Linda Catherine Watts and Judy Lynn Butler, both of Harrodsburg; a sister, Lois Jenkins of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. John Watts. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Ray E. Turner Jr.
LANCASTER - Services for Ray Eugene Turner, 64, of Pine Hill Drive will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Dwight Foderhase. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington.
Born Aug. 31, 1932, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Ray and Dolly Wells Turner. He was a building contractor, a member of Lancaster Baptist Church and a Korean War Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Montgomery Turner; a son, Ray E. Turner Jr. of Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Ella Mae Knopp of Minneapolis, Minn.; two sisters, Edna Underwood of Danville and Lila Oliver of Lancaster; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bill Oliver, Larry Oliver, Randy Underwood, Steve Turner, Bobby Clarkson and Jim Lamb.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Steve Green, John Clark, Jim Bryant, David Bastin, Ralph West, George Wyatt, Gile Cochran and John Ball.
Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries October 22, 1996

W.L. Clark
PERRYVILLE - William Lee Clark, 58, Lebanon Road, Mitchellsburg, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 27, 1938, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late Leonard and Flossie Lee Clark. He was an employee of Philips Lighting Co. and a member of Mitchellsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Leigh Clark, and a sister, Helen Wilkerson, Danville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Edwards. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may go to Gideon International or Mitchellsburg Baptist Church.

Willard Freeman
HARRODSBURG - Willard Freeman, 81, Cane Run Camp Road, died Monday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Glen G. Morgan
WAYNESBURG - Glen Gearl Morgan, 53, Ky. 328, Eubank, died Monday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset.
Born July 23, 1943, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Hazel Rice Morgan of Eubank and the late Ernst Morgan. He was a self employed blacktop contractor and a member of Pilot Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ilene Allen Morgan; a son, Ray Morgan, Eubank; a daughter, Wanda Singleton, Eubank; three brothers, Russell Morgan of North Carolina, Edwin Morgan of Milford, Ohio, and Gary Morgan of Eubank; two sisters, Yvonne Adams of Independence and Arlene Adams of Covington; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Roberts. Burial will be in Cress Cemetery.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.

Jeffrey D. Naumann
GLASGOW - Jeffrey David Naumann, 28, Hardin Heights, Harrodsburg, died there Monday after an illness.
Born May 2, 1968, in Barren County, he was a son of David Tobin of Glasgow and Linda Naumann of Harrodsburg. He was a graduate of Glasgow High School class of 1986, then attended Western Kentucky University. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include a stepfather, Frank Naumann, Danville; two brothers, Greg Naumann of San Francisco, Calif., and Eric Naumann of St. Louis, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Evelyn Harlow, Glasgow; and paternal grandparents, John and Edna Tobin of Glasgow.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home. Burial will be in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to The Kentucky Alliance of the Mentally Ill.

Vena S. Rhodus
STANFORD - Vena Smith Rhodus, 85, Herndon Avenue, died Monday at home.
She was the widow of Claude Rhodus.
Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Edward J. Stephens
Edward Jackson Stephens, Junction City, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Ann C. Long
HARRODSBURG - Services for Ann Catherine Long, 64, Curry Road, will be 2 p.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. John Watts. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Long, Billy Hayden, Charlie Jenkins, Amos Jenkins, Ricky Jenkins and Bobby Watts.
Honorary pallbearers are Ralph ``Butch'' Wilham, Bob Allen Long, Steve Hayden, Donald Lee Taylor, Johnny Paul Jenkins, Denny Long, David Long, Kenny Hayden, Tommy Hayden and Charles Haston Watts.
Visitation is before services today.

Ray E. Turner Sr.
LANCASTER - Services for Ray Eugene Turner Sr. were 10:30 a.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Bob Rush and Dwight Forderhase. Burial was in Lancaster Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Montgomery Turner; a son, Ray E. Turner Jr., Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Ella Mae Knoop, Minneapolis, Minn.; two sisters, Edna Underwood of Danville and Lila Oliver of Lancaster; and three grandchildren.

Obituaries October 24, 1996

Nettie A. Brown
LIBERTY - Services for Nettie A. Brown, 87, Liberty Route 2 will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Atwood Chapel United Methodist Church by the Revs. Darren Gillespie and Shirley Denson. Burial will be in Tapscott Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Liberty Care Center.
Born Aug. 12, 1909, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late John Elisha and Ora Tapscott Allen. She was a homemaker and a member of Atwood Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Grover Brown; two sons, Vernon and Shelby Brown, both of Liberty; two daughters, Shirley Simpson and Phyllis Denson, both of Liberty; a sister, Esther Russell of Cincinnati; two brothers, Ray and Clyde Allen, both of Liberty; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Thelma Adell Brown and an infant.
Pallbearers will be V.G., Wendell and Michael Brown, Tim Denson, Tom Hess, and David Jones.
Honorary pallbearers are Terry Edelen, Terry Edelen Jr., Danny Carman, Travis Goodin, Anthony Richardson, Gary Herron and Jim Hedrick.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Sandy Green
BARBOURVILLE - Sandra Lee Green, 50, Danville, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 18, 1946, in San Pedro, Calif., she was a daughter of Katherine Ramsey Pierson of Middletown, Ohio, and the late Fred Rubidoux. She was a beautician for Hair America, Danville.
Additional survivors include her husband, Don Green; a son, Tony Cress, Glendale, Ohio; a daughter, Tina Hutchinson, Columbus, Ohio; a stepson, Darren Green, Knoxville, Tenn.; a stepfather, Marvin Pierson, Middletown, Ohio; a brother, Larry Campbell, Oregon; and two grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday at Hampton Funeral Home by the Revs. John Partin and B.F. Jackson. Burial was in Corum Cemetery, Artemus.
Pallbearers were Chris Hutchinson, Tony Cress, Darren Green, Larry Campbell, Marvin Pierson and Chuck Elliott. Honorary pallbearers are Keith Allen Ramsey and Kenneth Ramsey.

Mamie C. Matherly
Services for Mamie Chambers Matherly, 83, of Friendship House, formerly of North Second Street, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. J. Timothy Mathis. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 16, 1913, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Rosie Pittman Chambers. She was a homemaker, member of First Baptist Church, Broadway. She was the widow of James Matherly.
Survivors include a daughter, Juanita Coffman of Danville; two sons, Ed Orberson of Danville and Reed Matherly of Perryville; three sisters, Margaret Worthington of Danville, Bessie Smith of Frankfort and Clovia Carraco of Louisville; three brothers, Elton, Kenneth and Jack Chambers all of Danville; seven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Darold L. Coffman, Mike Orberson, Chris Chambers, Charlie Clarkson, Jeffrey and Clyde D. Matherly.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Rosalind B. McGee
HARRODSBURG - Services for Rosalind B. McGee, 93, of North Greenville Street will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at McClellen Funeral Home by the Rev. Leslie Rust. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Feb. 5, 1903, in Lexington, she was a daughter of the late Fern "Kaye" and Louise Perrin Bottom and the widow of Colonel John J. McGee IV. She was a homemaker, a member of Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church and choir, Jane McAfee Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, and was an avid bridge player.
Survivors include two sons, John J. McGee V of Danville, and L. Perrin McGee of Lexington; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John J. McGee VI, Matthew P. McGee, Christopher P. McGee, Rand Batchelder, Kenny Rogers and Leroy Howard.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Harrodsburg United Presbyterian Church.

Frank Moore
STANFORD - Services for Frank Moore, 74, of Geneva-McKinney Road will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Green River Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Rick Naylor. Burial, with military rites by Caswell-Saufley Post 18 American Legion, will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Columbia Hospital, Lexington.
Born Jan. 29, 1922, in Geneva, he was a son of the late Raymond and Carrier Moore. He was a retired carpenter and woodworker for Stanford Wood Products and a member of Green River Pentecostal Church. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a NRA member.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline Sims Moore; two sons, Jerry Moore of Kings Mountain and Terry Moore of Somerset; six brothers, his twin, Charles Moore, Glen Moore and Larry Moore, all of Geneva, Walton Moore of Norwood, Ohio, Freddie Moore of Chase City and Benny Moore of McKinney; a sister, Barbara Jean Moore Smith of Geneva; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Mack Brown, Ersel Brown, Bill Walls, Garland Carpenter, Norman Terry and Lonnie Long. Honorary pallbearers are Leroy Wilcher, Charlie "Buck" Young, James Walls and Manford Carrier.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Saturday at Green River Pentecostal Church.
Memorials may go to the church. 

Walter H. Weaver
STANFORD - Services for Walter Harold Weaver, 69, of John Street will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. John Carter. Burial, with military rites by Caswell-Saufley Post 18 of the American Legion, will be in Goshen Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born May 31, 1927, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Walter and Ada Tapp Weaver Popplewell. He was a pipefitter and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church, American Legion Post 345-Stanford, American Legion Post 46-Boyle County and Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 152. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Rose Weaver.
Survivors include his wife, Ray Jean Bastin Weaver; three sons, Walter Harold Weaver Jr., Mike Weaver and Joe Weaver, all of Lancaster; three stepsons, Marion Arthur and Craig McClure, both of College Corner, Ohio, and Kenneth McClure of Stanford; a daughter, Donna Goode of Liberty; two stepdaughters, Sue Estridge of West College Corner, Ohio, and Bonnie Chumbley of Glasgow; three half brothers, Bobby Popplewell of Georgetown, Steve Popplewell of Bardstown and Tommy Popplewell of Richmond; four halfsisters, Phyllis Davenport of Danville, Rayetta Erwin of Junction City, Patsy Coleman of Middleburg and Judy Rice of Quincy, N.J.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a stepfather, R.E. Popplewell; and a son, Arlie Wayne Weaver.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to American Legion Post 345, 909 E. Main St., Stanford.

Alma F. Best
HARRODSBURG - Services for Alma Fay Best, 77, wife of Addison Best, Martin Lane, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Keith Weldon and Bill Hall. Burial will be in Deep Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at home.
Born Feb. 7, 1919, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Ansel and Gertie B. Devine Catlett. She was a homemaker and a member of Benton Baptist CHurch for 45 years.
Other survivors are a son, Tony Best, Harrodsburg; a brother, J.C. Catlett, and a sister, Laverne Collier, both of Harrodsburg; two grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be David Best, John Best, Bruce Catlett, Terry Sallee, Glenn Best, Harold Best and Paul Key.
Honorary pallbearers are Older Women's Sunday School Class at Benton Baptist Church.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Gideons International, P.O. Box, 176, Harrodsburg.

Claude M. Devine
HARRODSBURG - Services for Claude Marvin Devine, 76, Beaumont Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Revs. Ernest Martin, Chuck Robinson and Keith Weldon. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at home.
Born June 5, 1920, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Les and Ora Claunch Devine. He was a retired state employee. He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of Benton Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Adelena Devine; three sisters, Pearlie Claunch of Mercer County, Mamie Patterson of Tulson, Ariz., and Lula Hart.
Pallbearers will be Doug Robinson, Ronnie Robinson, Garnett Mobley, Truman Curtsinger, J.L. Devine, Ernest Long and Melvin Hart.
Honorary pallbearers are Ruel Lay, James Huff, Jakie Claunch, Mike Huff, Terry Underwood, Curtis Patterson, Monte Wayne Hart, Darty Hart, Herbert Cox and Judd Barrett.
Visitation is 4-9 Friday and after 7 a.m. Saturday.

Corine B. Hester
MORELAND - Services for Corine B. Hester, 83, Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. John Carter and Tim Boschen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford.
She died Tuesday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born May 31, 1913, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of Georgie and Emily Jane Smith Bastin. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was the widow of J.W. ``Red'' Hester.
Survivors include two sons, Newland Hester of Henderson and Rhodes Hester of Bowling Green; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Bastin, John Hester, Tommy Hester, Walter Clay Hester, Ronnie Hester and Mike Goodwin.
Honorary pallbearers are George Burtram, Paul Reed, Link Davis, Maynis Young, Max Caudill, Ronnie Cox, Herman Jones and Johnnie Hasty.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Onita S. Stayton
HARRODSBURG - Services for Onita Sims Stayton, 71, Greenbriar Drive, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Harrodsburg Christian Church by the Rev. David Hartman. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at home.
Born Feb. 3, 1925, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Bennie R. and Ada Kerns Sims. She was a retired employee of IBM, Lexington, and a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, Jerry L. Gritton, Harrodsburg; a daughter, Sonja Cloud, Lexington; two brothers, Edgar Sims of Betavia, Ohio, and Gayle M. Sims of Lexington; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tim Stephens, Dwayne Hahn, Todd Gritton, Genie, Roger and Brock Sims.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at Randsell Funeral Chapel and after noon Friday at the church.
Memorials may go to Alzheimers Association or Diabetes Foundation.


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