Obituaries August 22, 1999
Lois S. Adcock
Lois Bell Stevens Adcock, 82, formerly of Earl Street, died Friday
at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.
Born March 10, 1917, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the
late William and Martha Moore Stevens. She was a homemaker, a member of
First Baptist Church and the widow of Paul G. Adcock.
Survivors include a son, Warren L. "Deacon" Adcock of Danville; two
grandchildren, whom she raised, Liz Burke of Stanford and Dawn Camic of
Danville; two additional grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Grace J. Essig.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Bellevue Cemetery
by the Rev. Timothy Mathis.
Visitation is 4-6 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
William D. Breeding
William "Wil" David Breeding, was stillborn Monday at Ephraim-McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
He was the son of David L. and Lisa Humphress Breeding of 1405 Shakertown
Survivors include his grandparents, William J. and Edith R. Humphress
of Campbellsville, and George and Fay Breeding of Castlewood, Va.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Brookside Cemetery
in Campbellsville. Stith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Maxine Gordon, 76, of Cheryl Lane, Danville, died Saturday at Ephraim-McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
She was the widow of Eugene Gordon.
Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.
Katherine C. Gunter
PERRYVILLE -- Katherine Clarkson Gunter, 80, formerly of Gravel Switch,
died Friday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born July 9, 1919, in Marion County, she was a daughter of the late
George and Rose Brown Clarkson. She was a homemaker and the widow of Elick
Green and Willie Gunter.
Survivors include a daughter, Mamie Green of Versailles; two sons,
Gerald Green of Louisville and Bobby Green of New Haven; a sister, Ruby
Dye of Lebanon; two brothers, L.T. Clarkson of Campbellsville and John
H. Clarkson of Lebanon; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 :30 a.m. Monday at Wilder Funeral Home. Burial
will be in Elder Cemetery.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.
HARRODSBURG -- Ralph "Peck" League, 75, of 441 West Office St., died
Friday at the Sun Bridge-Pimlico Nursing Home in Lexington.
He was the son of the late Hugh Watson and Maggie Bell Zimmerman League.
He was the foster son of the late Eula Hart Woods.
He was a native of Mercer County and was a former lawn care worker.
Survivors include a brother, Dalton League of Harrodsburg; and a companion,
Lois Goodlett of Harrodsburg.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Alexander
& Royalty Funeral Home by James Harley. Burial will be held in Spring
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Monday.
John J. McGee V
Services for John Jackson McGee V, 65, of Maple Avenue, will be 2 p.m.
Monday at The Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Thomas K. Farmer. Burial
will be in Providence Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
He died Thursday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Pallbearers will be David Bitzer, Ren and Scott Hankla, Don Norvell,
Tom Sellers, Rand Batchelder, Johnnie Baughman and Bill Gravely.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and
after noon Monday at the church.
Leona V. Price
HARRODSBURG -- Services for Leona Virginia Price, 78, of Main Street,
Burgin, will be 2 p.m. today at Shawnee Run Baptist Church by the Revs.
Lester Tirey and Fred Knickerbocker. Burial will be in Shawnee Run Baptist
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 16, 1921, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late
Grover and Huldia Carey Peavler. She was retired as cashier after 23 years
with the Harrodsburg Board of Education. She was a member of Shawnee Run
Baptist Church and Dorcus Sunday School class. She was the widow of James
Survivors include two daughters, Gayle Howard of Mercer County and
Wanda "Buddy" Whited of Burgin; a sister, Lorine Minton of Burgin; and
Pallbearers will be Billy, Stephen and Andrew Minton, Willard Hamm,
Bobby Carpenter, Hugh Smith and Donnie Webb.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Dorcus Sunday School class.
Visitation is 7 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m. until time of service today at
the church. Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituaries August 23, 1999
Lawrence W. Carr
HARRODSBURG -- Lawrence W. Carr, 79, of Russell Street, Burgin, died
Saturday at his home.
Born March 18, 1920, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Omar
and Edna Jane Dean Carr. He was a retired farmer and factory worker and
a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church. He was the widower of Laura F.
Survivors include three sons, Johnnie Carr of Burgin, and Glenn Carr
and Rufus Carr, both of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Brenda S. Carr of Burgin;
a brother, Lynn Carr of Corinth; five sisters, Eleanor Curtis of Corinth,
Betty Johnson of Georgetown, Jean Dearinger of Harrodsburg, Iris Hardin
of Mercer County and Rachel Sanders of Burgin; and 11 grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral
Home by Wayne Kelly. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Betty M. Davis
LANCASTER -- Betty Jean Matthews Davis, 59, of Lancaster, died Saturday
in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.
Arnold E. Falconbury
STANFORD -- Arnold Eugene Falconbury, 68, of Hustonville, died Sunday
at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born March 21, 1931, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Hurbert
and Viola Cunningham Falconbury. He was an electrical contractor and a
member of HBEW Union Local 110, Somerset.
Survivors include two sons, David Falconbury of Ottenheim and Kenny
J. Falconbury of Bristol, Tenn.; two daughters, Janice Faddis of Kings
Mountain and Michelle Jones of Rising Fawn, Ga.; a stepmother, Hazel Falconbury
of South Fork; a brother, Larry Falconbury of Eubank; a sister, Nancy Caudill
of Kings Mountain; and four grandchildren.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev.
Ken McKinney. Burial will be in Eason Cemetery, McKinney.
Pallbearers will be Merrell Greer, Donnie Holton, Billy Dedwell, Ted
Maybrier, Roscoe Taylor and Freeman Caudill.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may go to Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliary.
LANCASTER -- June Huffman, 63, of Lancaster, died today at Garrard
County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral
Albert M. Robertson
HARRODSBURG -- Albert Morse Robertson, 72, of North Main Street, died
Sunday at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, Wilmore.
Born June 24, 1927, in Salvisa, he was a son of the late George G.
and Lillian Nichols Robertson. He was retired from Brown and Williamson
Tobacco Co., and a veteran of the Navy and the Army. He was a member of
the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans
and Harrodsburg United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra R. Robertson of Lexington; a son,
Michael M. Robertson of Springfield; a sister, Rosalyn Hammond of Lexington;
and two grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spring Hill Cemetery
by the Rev. Mark Girard.
Visitation will be 9-10:45 a.m. Tuesday at McClellan Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, 100 Veterans Drive,
Dencie B. Weaver
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- Dencie B. Weaver, 90, of Middletown, died Saturday
at Middletown Regional Hospital.
Born June 14, 1909, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late
Allen and Ida Coffey Murphy. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church
and the widower of Homer Weaver.
Survivors include two sons, Bill "Roy" Weaver and Lawrence "Sibi" Weaver,
both of Carlisle, Ohio; a daughter, Jacquelene Doty of Springboro, Ohio;
a brother, Claude Murphy of Lincoln County; two sisters, Gladys Denham
and Berdie Jefferies, both of Lincoln County; seven grandchildren; and
She was preceded in death by two sons, Ronald Weaver and Allen Weaver.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Unglesby-Anderson Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Springboro, Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Graveside services for Maxine Marie Williams Gordon, 76, of Cheryl
Lane, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. Ernest Martin.
She died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 7, 1923, in Danville, she was a daughter of the late William
M. and Birdie Chitwood Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of Lexington
Avenue Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Danville High School and Louisville
College of Business. She was the widow of Eugene F. Gordon.
Survivors include three daughters , Connie Ross of Lexington, Gay Lyons
of Danville and Gina Branaman of Danville; nine grandchildren; and six
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at her home, 171 Cheryl Lane, Danville.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
HARRODSBURG -- Ser-vices for Ralph "Peck" League, 75, of West Office
Street, were scheduled for at 1:30 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty
Funeral Home by James Harley. Burial is in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Friday at the Sun Bridge-Pimlico Nursing Home in Lexington.
Pallbearers will be Pete Barnes and Gerald Sheperson.
Obituaries August 25, 1999
Leatrice R. Honshul
HARRODSBURG -- Services for Leatrice Rose Honshul, 67, of Richmond,
will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the
Rev. Harry Revel. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center,
Born Oct. 7, 1931, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late
Herman and Edna Cosby Creech Graham. She was an employee of University
of Kentucky housekeeping department and a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, James A. Honshul of Jessamine County and
Michael Honshul of Richmond; a daughter, Regina C. Stone of Garrard County;
a brother, Herman G. Graham of Marietta, Ga.; a sister, Norma S. Hall of
Madison County; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be William Graham, John Graham, James Lunsford, Russell
Tracy, Peter Poersch and Michael Martin.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday until time of
Mae B. Hungate
HARRODSBURG -- Services for Mae B. Hungate, 87, of Rose Hill, will
be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. James Harley.
Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Dec. 4, 1911, in Harrodsburg, she was a a daughter of the late
Clay D. and Pearl Stratton Camic.
She was a retired streamstress for Cricketeer, had worked as a craftsperson
for Fort Harrod State Park for 20 years and was a member of Fellowship
Baptist Church. She was the widow of Lon D. Hungate.
Survivors include three daughters, Ruby Cloyd and Louise Lyons, both
of Harrodsburg, and Anna Stevens of Lexington; a son, James D. Brown of
Shelbyville; two brothers, Clifton Camic of Anderson County and J.C. Camic
of Louisville; five sisters, Goldie Beasley and Susie Cox, both of Anderson
County, Ruby Robinson of Ramsey, Ind., Pauline Kirby of Louisville, and
Margie Perry of Waddy; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four
Pallbearers will be Jarrod Sims, Jason Phillips, Charlie Stinnett,
John Michael Brown, Dustin Cole and Scott and Tyler Nation.
Visitation is 5-9 today and after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to the Gideons International.
Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.
HARRODSBURG -- Services for Bobbie Jean Lindsey, 61, of Gritton Road,
will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. George Dye.
Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at her home.
Born Jan. 11, 1938, in Lexington, she was a daughter of Ailene Bussell
Whalen of Salvisa and the late William O. Whalen Sr.
She was a data entry operator with GTE and a member of Broadway Baptist
Survivors include her husband, Jackie E. Lindsey; a brother, William
O. Whalen Jr. of Salvisa; and two sisters, Doris Knox of Harrodsburg and
Brenda Evans of Salvisa.
Pallbearers will be Allen and Mike Lindsey, David Evans, R.D. King,
Emmitt Brock and James Lake.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday and after 7:30 a.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice of Danville.
Robert M. Martin
CRAB ORCHARD -- Services for Robert M. "Bobby" Martin, 72, of J. Shelton
Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson,
Gary Story, Cecil Roundtree and Elmer Denny. Burial will be in Crab Orchard
He died Monday at his home.
Pallbearers will be Theo Nantz, Shane Simpson, Bill Dyehouse, Jerry
Johnson, Dickie Ledford and Scott Bruner.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to East End Ambulance Service of Crab Orchard or Heritage
Hospice of Danville.
Obituaries August 27, 1999
Minnie M. Lewis
STANFORD -- Minnie Rose Miracle Lewis, 83, of Miracle-Gerkey Road,
died today at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 8, 1916, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late
John L. and Mary Davis Miracle. She was a homemaker and a member of Green
River Pentecostal Church. She was a life member and had belonged to Jumbo
Homemak-ers Club for 50 years.
She was the widow of the late Omer Lewis.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Lewis and Raymond D. Lewis, both
of Stanford; a daughter, June C. Robbins of Versailles; two brothers, Clar-ence
Miracle of Phoenix, Ariz., and Woodrow Miracle of Mason, Ohio; two sisters,
Adeline Wilder of Loveland, Ohio, and Lena Wallace of Goshen, Ohio; seven
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Green River Pentecostal Church by
Rick Naylor. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny, Roger and Charles Lewis, Kenny Robbins,
Marty Poe and Scott Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers are officers of Green
River Pentecostal Church.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home and after
9 a.m. Sunday until time of service at the church.
Ernestine M. Shearin
MORELAND -- Ernestine McKamey Shearin, 83, of Liberty, died Thursday
at her home.
Born June 29, 1916, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late
Francis and Minnie Alstott McKamey. She retired after 33 years as a Casey
County elementary school teacher. She was a member of Rocky Ford Baptist
Church, and the widow of Earl Shearin.
Survivors include a son, Earl Shearin Jr. of Lexington; five daughters,
Josephine Balling-er of Tyler, Texas, Winona Shearin of Louisville, Gwen-dolyn
Kearney of Liberty, Beverly Peyton of Hustonville, and Peggy Antle of Elizabethtown;
a sister, Juanita Herrin of Liberty; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev.
Greg Nimmo. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Satur-day.
LIBERTY -- George "Buster" Tapscott, 80, of Gravel Switch, died today
at Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. He was the husband of
Pauline Tapscott. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.
Carlos D. Walls
STANFORD -- Carlos Darrell "Cotton" Walls, 54, of Green River Road,
Hustonville, died Friday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox
Lillie G. Sims
Services for Lillie Catherine Gaffney Sims, 89, of Grubbs Lane were
held this morning at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Lane. Burial was
in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Wednesday in Butler.
Pallbearers were Michael, Estill, Eddie and John Sims, Earl Claunch
and Kenneth Beitler.
Marie E. Shewmaker
HARRODSBURG --Services for Mary Frances "Marie" Ellis Shewmaker, 76,
of Cane Run Street will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McClellan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at her home.
Born July 8, 1923, in Harrodsburg, she was a daughter of the late Elwood
L. and Katherine McFarland Ellis. She was owner and operator of Harrodsburg
Antique Mall, and a member of Harrodsburg Christian Church and Bethany
Sunday School Class.
Survivors include her husband, C.M. Shewmaker; two sons, Tony E. Shewmaker
and Calvin M. Shewmaker III, both of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Linda Shewmaker
Hood of Harrodsburg; three brothers, James Ellis of Mercer County, Horace
Ellis of Harrodsburg, and Elwood Ellis Jr. of Lakeland, Fla.; a sister,
Viola E. Castleberry of Adel, Ga.; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Adam, Bentley and Blake Shewmaker, Daniel Mays,
Matt Falcone and Dr. Lemayne Ellis.
Visitation is 5-8:30 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Harrodsburg Christian Church Foundation Fund, P.O.
Box 96, Harrodsburg 40330; or Heritage Hospice, 337 W. Broadway, Danville