Miscellaneous Boyle County, Kentucky Obituaries

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Obituaries August 5, 1999

Anna Belle Helton
BEREA -- Anna Belle Holman Helton, 89, of Hwy. 954, Paint Lick, and a longtime resident of Sowder Nursing Home in Brodhead, died Wednesday at Rockcastle County Hospital.
Born Dec. 20, 1909, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary Adams Holman. She was a homemaker and attended the Harmons Lick Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Helton; and a son, Hubert Helton.
Survivors include a daughter, Tenalee Causey of Paint Lick; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harmons Lick Church of God in Garrard County by the Revs. Vernon Willard and Hobert Babb, Jr. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jerry, Chris and Brent Causey, Todd Smith, Donnie Everman, Shawn VanWinkle, Wendell Gibson and Jim Hocking.
Honorary pallbearers are nephews.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Home, Berea.
Memorials may go to the Harmons Lick Church of God.

George Sharp
HARRODSBURG -- George "Bill" Sharp, of Stoner Street, died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Gordon Wethington
LIBERTY -- Gordon Lee Wethington, 68, of Somerset, formerly of Liberty, died Wednesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.
Born Dec. 21, 1930, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Francis Omby and Bessie Abel Wethington. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church. 
Survivors include three brothers, Robert Wethington of Elizabethtown, George Weth-ington of Lebanon Junction and Francis Al Wethington of New Bedford, Mass.; three sisters, Anna Brockman and Cecilia Haggard, both of Cincinnati, and Alethia Wesley of Fairfield, Ohio.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard Catholic Church by the Rev. Joseph Hall. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

Alma B. Williams
LEXINGTON -- Alma B. Williams, 66, of Lexington, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Bosley Williams and Almira Moody. She was a retired pre-school teacher.
Survivors include three sons, Dwight and Ed Williams, both of Lexington, and Darrell "Boogar" Williams of Danville; three daughters, Tina, Cheryl and Myra Williams, all of Lexington; a brother, James Gash of Lexington; two half sisters, Minnie Bailey and Marjorie Clark, both of Indianapolis; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Phillip Williams.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
Visitation will be after noon Friday.

Gabriel J. Lane
Services for Gabriel "Gabe" J. Lane, 15 of Alum Springs Road, were today at Cornerstone Assembly of God Church by the Revs. Ken Groen and Steve Gehring. Burial was in Parksville Cemetery.
He died Sunday of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
Pallbearers were the Royal Rangers.
Memorials may go to Cornerstone Assembly of God Church.

Rayburn L. Rawlins
Services for Rayburn L. Rawlins, 71, of Cheryl Lane will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerry Lester. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. 
Born April 13, 1928, in Webster County, he was a son of the late William Marshall Rawlins and Lela Mae Blackwell. He was a self-employed truck driver and a member of the Evansville Masonic Lodge 64, Evansville, Ind. He was the husband of Georgia Rawlins.
Other survivors include a son, Billy Wilson of Danville; a brother, Charles W. Rawlins of Evansville; a sister, Rachel Swain of Carmi, Ill.; three grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home and after 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church.

Denver Wheeler
LIBERTY -- Services for Denver Ray Wheeler, 65, of Middleburg will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by Shirley Denson. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 7, 1934, in Yosemite, he was a son of the late Richard and Hazel Esther McQueary Wheeler. He was a retired machine operator and a member of Cowden's Chapel Church of God.
He was preceded in death by his former wife, Pauline Faye Clements.
Survivors include a son, Gregory Wheeler of Danville, Ill.; a daughter, Sherry Penoff of Valrico, Fla.; four sisters, Ophra Herma of Liberty, Roxie Ford of Hustonville, Violet Smith of Stanford and Naomi Goodman of Yosemite; three brothers, Riley Wheeler of Corryton, Tenn., Buel Wheeler of Middleburg and Oval Wheeler of Liberty; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday at Bartle Funeral Home.

Obituaries August 8, 1999

Mary W. B. Embry
Mary Willie "Bill" Baughman Embry, 77, of Baltimore, Md., died Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore.
She was a daughter of the late William and Anna Rowe Baughman. Survivors include her husband, Charles M. Embry, and a brother, Carl Baugh-man of Louisville.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home by the Rev. David Chenault. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Charles "Kenny" Cox
LANCASTER -- Charles "Kenny" Cox, 20, of Paint Lick, died Wednesday of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on High Bridge Road.
Born Dec. 11, 1978, in Lexington, he was a son of Tammy Burton Cox and Charles T. Cox Jr. He was a former Navy reserve member.
Services will be held 3:30 p.m. Monday at Spurlin Funeral Home by Gayle Toole and Jerry Reynolds. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.
Visitation is 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Cox, Curt Davis, Adam Saylor, Jamie Ballard, Jeff Cox and Randy Howard.

Lowell T. Goodlett
HARRODSBURG -- Lowell T. "Hotshot" Goodlett, 59, of Bellows Mill Road, died Sat-urday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Alex-ander & Royalty Funeral Home.

Lucy M.M. Hendrickson
CRAB ORCHARD -- Lucy Mae Merida Hendrickson, 82, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 8, 1917, in Knox County, she was a daughter of the late Addison and Rhoda Smith Merida. She was a member of Crab Orchard Church of God and a homemaker. 
Survivors include her husband, Charles F. Hendrickson; three daughters, Jewell Marks-berry of Indianapolis, Rhoda Salyers of Green Castle, Ind. and Brenda Cota of Douglass, Mass.; six sons, Glen Hendrickson of Oregon, Ill., Lonnie Hendrickson of Lexington, Larry Hendrickson of Scottsburg, Ind., and Neville, Bobby and Hubert Hendrickson, all of Crab Orchard; 28 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Church of God by Rollie Short and Dan Carr. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Ceme-tery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Church of God.

Willie V. Mullins Sr.
CRAB ORCHARD -- Willie V. "Peanut" Mullins, 71, of Elm Street, died Friday at Fort Logan Extended Care Center, Stanford.
Born Dec. 6, 1927, in Knott County, he was a son of the late Wallace B. and Rosie Johnson Mullins. He spent much of his life doing carpentry work and attended Crab Orchard Old Regular Baptist Church. 
He was a U.S. Army sergeant who served in the Korean War. He received a Combat Infantry Badge and the Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Steven Anthony Mullins.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Martin Mullins; three sons, Jeffrey L., Jerry M. and Willie V. Mullins Jr., all of Crab Orchard; a brother, James "Jim" Mullins of Crab Orchard; a sister, Mary Bennett of Crab Orchard; and four grandchildren. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home Chapel by Merle Caudill, Cline Williams and Bob Whitaker. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Nanci L. Potts
HARRODSBURG -- Nanci Louise Potts, 55, of Talmage-Mayo Road, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born Oct. 27, 1943, in Sparta, Wis., she was a daughter of Aileen Kirkeeng Williams Williams of Springfield, Ohio, and the late James Williams. She was employed by Keeneland in Lexington. She was a member of the Lighthouse Assembly of God.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Tara Wilson of Lexington; a brother, Stephen Williams of Springfield, Ohio; three sisters, Patricia Jordan of Spring Valley, Ohio, Judith Pitzer of Cincinnati and Carol Lytle of Beavercreek, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Pete Toth.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. Monday until the service.
Memorials are suggested to Light House Assembly of God, 500 Bohon Road, Harrodsburg 40330 or to the American Cancer Society.

David N. Dawson
Services for David Neal Dawson, 35, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Danville, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Beningfield. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Thursday as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on U.S. 127 near Lawrenceburg.
Born Oct. 6, 1963, in Evansville, Ind., he was a son of Rex Allen and Rose Marie Sisley Dawson. He was a project manager at Kentucky Stone Works in Frankfort and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. 
He was the widower of Patricia Brooks Dawson. Dawson was a 1982 graduate of Boyle County High School and received an associate's degree from RETS in Louisville. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Alexandrea Diane Dawson of Lawrenceburg; a grandmother, Georgie Dawson of Rockport, Ill.; and a brother, Christopher Allen Dawson of Danville. 
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Rick Bryant, John Kaiser, Johnny Sutherland, Todd Wilson, Mark Wilson, Steve Dragon, Jack Tussey and Barry Parker.
Memorials may go to Centenary United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Rubena L. Dean
HARRODSBURG -- Ser-vices for Rubena Lee Dean, 68, of Riverside Drive, widow of Eulyn L. Dean, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Harrodsburg United Methodist Church by David Ross and Mark Girard. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Thursday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born June 4, 1931, in Tyler, Texas, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Ella Mae Corneliuson Swenson. She was a former schoolteacher and tax preparer, and was a member of the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church and the Harrodsburg Women's Club.
Survivors include a son, Ted Dean of Middlesboro; a daughter, Lynn Taylor of Harrods-burg; a brother, Ted Swenson Jr. of Tyler, Texas; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel and after noon Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Lee, Hadden and Earl Patrick Dean, Matt Burks, Doug Greenburg and Eddie Lay. 
Memorials may go to the Alzheimers Association, 801 S. Limestone, Suite E, Lexington, KY, 40508-4048, or Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.

Nellie C. Sims
STANFORD -- Services for Nellie Carman Sims, 88, formerly of McKinney, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home by John Lowry. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Friday at Sayre Christian Village Nursing Home, Lexington.
Born Oct. 29, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Roscoe and Lucy Price Carman. She was a homemaker and member of McKinney Christian Church. She was the widow of Leon Sims.
Survivors include two sons, Earl Sims of Indianapolis and Clyde Sims of Fairland, Ind.; two daughters, Joyce Adams of Nicholasville and Lois Statom of Greenwood, Ind.; a brother, Dallas Carman of Waynesburg; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Obituaries August 9, 1999

Maurice C. Davis
STANFORD -- Maurice Claude "M.C." Davis, 89, of Hwy. 1770, died Sunday at his home.
Born Sept. 26, 1909, in Williamsburg, he was a son of the late Frank and Rebecca Nicholson Davis. He was a retired grocer, farmer and cattleman; and a former teacher. He was a member of Stanford Baptist Church and a gradate of Cumberland College.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Combs Davis; two sons, Glenn W. Davis of Stanford and Raymond H. Davis of Lexington; three brothers, Dr. Franklin Davis of Port Charlotte, Fla., Dr. Elmer Davis of Pensacola, Fla., and Kenneth R. Davis of Louisville; three sisters, Blanch Mitchell of Miami, Fla., Pauline Markel of Morristown, Tenn., and Jemmie Batchelor of Murphy, N.C.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Boschen. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael Davis, Jess Correll, Leroy Boone, Danny Irvin, Frank Brown and Ottis Cave. Honorary pallbearers are Marvin Cornett, Tommy Owens, Freeman Caldwell, Dr. Larry Oliver, Arnold Stogsdill, Dr. Charles Campbell and Dr. Thomas Baeker.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville or Stanford Baptist Church.

Fred W. Johnson
STANFORD -- Fred W. Johnson, 75, of Hustonville, died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Oct. 27, 1923, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Fred W. Shrunk and Grace Johnson. He was a member of South Fork Baptist Church.
Survivors include cousins, Jay P. and Orville Johnson, Matrie Coffman, Ruby Holton and Ruth Keith, all of Hustonville, Louie Gooch, Zella Yocum and Estel Johnson, all of Kings Mountain, and Leo Gooch of Stanford.
Services are 3 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by Rick Naylor. Burial will be in McKinney Cemetery. 
Visitation is after noon today until time of service.

Flona B. Shealy
LIBERTY -- Flona Belle Shealy, 99, of Liberty, died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 22, 1899, in Humphrey, she was a daughter of the late Quincy C. and Mary B. Vest Elliott. She was a retired school teacher and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church. She was the widow of Walter Shealy.
Survivors include a sister, Monie C. Elliott of Liberty.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Garland and George Vest, Mark Wolford, Gerald Wethington, Tom Godbey and Lionel Burgess.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Casey County Hospital, 187 Wolford Ave., Liberty, 42539.

Sarah H. Gibson
PERRYVILLE -- Services for Sarah Hardin Gibson, 90, of Perryville, were Sunday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. Earl Burnside. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery. 
She died Friday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor.
Pallbearers were Neal Gibson, John Earl Coyle, William Graves, Buford Bottoms, Parker Holderman and W.M. Alford.

Lowell T. Goodlett
HARRODSBURG -- Services for Lowell T. "Hotshot" Goodlett, 59, of Bellows Mill Road, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Donnie Releford and James Harley. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Saturday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Nov. 10, 1939, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Herbert Goodlett and Ethel Releford Godlett Robinson. He was retired after 26 years with Square D Co. and a member of Dry Branch Baptist Church and IBEW Local 2220.
Survivors include four daughters, Rachel Bell of Harrodsburg, LaDonna Davis of Berea, and Cindy Edwards and Terri Dixon, both of Harrodsburg; a son, Brian Goodlett of Harrodsburg; two brothers, Haldon Goodlett of Harrodsburg and Roger Goodlett of Burgin; and seven grandchildren. 
Pallbearers will be Square D employees. Honorary pallbearers are Terry Myers, Kenneth Burns, Rick Carey, Milt Stumph and Mike Hartman.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Lucy M. Hendrickson
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Lucy Mae Merida Hendrickson, 82, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Church of God by Rollie Short and Dan Carr. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery. 
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers are Ricky, Randy, Danny and Timothy Hendrickson and Andy and Clifton Getter.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Church of God.

Willie V. Mullins Sr.
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Willie V. "Peanut" Mullins, 71, of Elm Street, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Merle Caudill, Cline Williams and Bob Whitaker. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
He died Friday at Fort Logan Extended Care Center, Stanford.
Pallbearers were Lowell, Jamie, Mike, Bill, Tony and Keith Martin.


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