Obituaries October 27, 1996
Joseph R. Crouch Sr.
Joseph R. Crouch Sr., 67, of Iroquois Road died Friday at Ephraim McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
Born June 17, 1929, in Washington County, he was the son of the late
Dave and Gertie Mattie Hendren Crouch. He was a retired First Sergeant
in the Army and a veteran of the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of
the John E. Mealey Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3282 in Port Orange,
Fla. He belonged to the Mackville First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Golden Wilson Crouch; two daughters, Brenda
Joyce Salazar of Port Orange, Fla., and Rebecca Whyde of Beach Grove, Ind.;
one son, Joseph R. Crouch Jr. of Port Orange, Fla.; three stepsons, Brent
Wilson of Louisville and Allen and Greg Wilson, both of Danville; and two
sisters, Rayma Frances Hawkins and Mary Etta Benham, both of Shepherdsville.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
Burial with military honors will be in Peters Cemetery in Mackville.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the John E. Mealey Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post #3282, 5810 Airport Road, Port Orange, Fla., 32124 or to the American
Nicole M. Dunsmore
PERRYVILLE - Nicole Maelee Dunsmore, infant daughter of Kevin Edward
and Margaret Fields Dunsmore of 2520 Hermitage Way, Louisville, died Friday
at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville.
Additional survivors include her sister, Diana Sue Dunsmore, at home;
paternal grandparents, Clarence Edward and Janice Dunsmore of Leitchfield;
maternal grandparents, Lovell and Lena Fields of Louisville; and a paternal
great-grandmother, Josephine Dunsmore of Perryville.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Cemetery
by the Rev. Lee Fields.
Wilder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
J. Wade Kavanaugh Sr.
LANCASTER - J. Wade Kavanaugh Sr., 85, of Government Alley died Saturday
at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington.
Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.
Beulah "Dutch" Ross
LANCASTER - Beulah "Dutch" Ross, 82, of Lexington Street died Thursday
at the home of her daughter in Jackson, Wyo.
Born Dec. 22, 1913, in Paint Lick, she was a daughter of the late George
W. and Nancy Smith Noe. She was a retired Garrard County school teacher,
having taught for many years in the county, and was a member of Mount Tabor
Baptist Church. She was the widow of J.C. Ross.
Survivors include two daughters, Laura Yokel of Jackson, Wyo., and
Billie McQuerry of Lancaster; two brothers, George M. Noe of Paint Lick
and Bob Noe of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Paint Lick Cemetery
by the Rev. Richard Chamberlin. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be George W. Noe, Bobby Noe, M.L. Noe, Lanier Woods
and Coby Ward.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville,
Irvin Webb Jr.
HARRODSBURG - Irvin Webb Jr., 78, of 204 Campbell Drive died Friday
at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 2, 1917, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Irvin
Webb Sr. and Cordie Waters Webb. He was an employee of Kentucky Utilities.
He was preceded in death by a son, David Webb.
Survivors include his wife, Lillie Mae Hardin Webb; two sons, Rufus
Virgil Webb of High Bridge and Anthony Ray Church of Mercer County; six
grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral
Home. Burial will be in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens in Jessamine County.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today.
Roy T. Wall
LIBERTY - Roy Thomas Wall, 56, of Kings Mountain died Friday at the
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
Born May 9, 1940, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Lawrence
Wall and Ettia N. Wall Helm. He was a self-employed sanitation worker.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Standifer Wall; four sons, Patrick
Wall of Lancaster, Kevin Wall of Stanford and Chris and Dewayne Wall, both
of Kings Mountain; two daughters, Tina Reynolds of Lancaster and Lisa Ryan
of Stanford; seven sisters, Linda Durham, Belinda Emerson, Rhonda Lawless
and Yvonda Wall, all of Russell Springs, Brenda Forsee and Wanda Luttrell,
both of Dunnville, and Glenda Siler of Waynesburg; three brothers, Zendell
and Wendell Wall, both of Russell Springs, and Randall Wall of Dunnville;
and eight grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home with the Rev.
Onva Hayes. Burial will be in the Wall Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today.
Harold D. Parson
Services for Harold D. Parson, 68, of 528 Logan Ave., will be at 2
p.m. today at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Revs. Mark Payton, Bill
Hall and John Cato. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
He died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 12, 1928, in Garrard County, he was the son of the late
Porter and Lillian Hutchins Parson. He was a retired insurance salesman
with Atlantic Insurance Co. and was an Army veteran of the Korea War. He
belonged to Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Burdetta Dollins Parson; four sons, Terry
Parson of Lexington, Tim Parson of Harrodsburg and David and Sonny Evans,
both of Danville; two daughters, Loudetta Robertson and Jayne Walls, both
of Danville; and 11 grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Steve Walls, Jason Gibson, Ralph Parson,
Kevin Parson, Ken Parson and Mark Parson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Art Colvin, Terry Morrison, James Murray,
Walter Montgomery, Everett Stafford, Bill Carrier and Don Hayden.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dora B. Ricketts
HARRODSBURG - Services for Dora B. Ricketts, 65, of 1233 Ky. 33 South
will be at 2 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Chaplain
Gary Story. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 26, 1931, in Mayfield, she was the daughter of the late J.T.
and Annie Myrtle Cherry Sellars. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Victor Ricketts; two sons, Kings Jones
and Gordon B. Jones, both of Jamestown; one daughter, Sandra Voght of San
Manuel, Ariz.; one brother, J.T. Sellars of Winchester; one sister, Mary
Deboard of Clearwater, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be after 7 a.m. today.
Obituaries October 29, 1996
Laura N. Harris
SHELBYVILLE - Laura Katherine Newton Harris, 60, Shelbyville, died
Monday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville.
Born in Shelby County, she was a daughter of the late William Newton
and Laura Todd Jackson. She was a retired owner of Stewarts Department
Store, Oxmoor, and a member of Church of God of America where she was assistant
pastor. She was assistant supervisor of the Churches of God of America
Survivors include three daughters, Yolanda E. Beasley of Shelbyville,
Shawn Harris of Louisville and Sheila Black of Chicago; three sons, Danny
Harris of Louisville, Glenn Harris of Frankfort and Rhmat Morton of Monaray,
Calif.; two sisters, Janet Payne of Danville and Victoria Walker of Phoenix,
Ariz.; six brothers, George E. Morton, Dennis Morton, Paul Jackson and
Steve Jackson, all of Shelbyville, and Perry Morton and Keith Jackson,
both of Louisville; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Clay Street Baptist Church by the
Rev. Clay Beasley. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Webb Central Funeral Home and 4-8
p.m. Thursday at Church of God of America, Sixth and Bradshaw streets,
with prayers at 8 p.m.
Morton-Beckley Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
PERRYVILLE - Services for Robert Christian Young, 18, Beech Street,
Danville, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Perryville Christian Church (Disciples
of Christ) by the Revs. Gary Lanham and Charles White. Burial will be in
He died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 22, 1977, in Danville, he was a son of Robert Young of Alabama
and Regina Teel Young of Danville.
Survivors include a daughter, Caylie Morgan Allen, and her mother,
Mandy Allen, both of Perryville; maternal grandparents, Jean Bash of Danville
and Marvin Teel of Portland, Ind.; paternal grandparents, Marie King of
Junction City and Robert Young of Mobile, Ind.; two sisters, Alisha Young,
at home, and Gerri Sims of Danville; and a brother, Brandon Young, Danville.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Norvell, Mark Selby, Chris Whitehouse, David
Baker, Kenny Sargent and Justin Cooper.
Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Reed, Jeff James, Joel James, Jason
Bodner, Jeremy Bodner and Brad Hafley.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home.
LANCASTER - Services for R.G. Bratton, 85, Richmond Road, will be 2
p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Hershel York. Burial will
be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Saturday at Friendship House.
Born Feb. 15, 1911, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Richard
Gentry and Betty Lawrence Bratton. He was a retired farmer and a member
of Bethel Christian Church and the Charolais Cattle Association. He was
the widower of Stella May Logan Bratton.
Survivors include two sons, R.G. Bratton Jr. and Harlan Dale Bratton,
both of Lexington; three daughters, Nancy Bratton of Lexington, Edna May
Taulbee of Winchester and Carolyn A. Hobbs of Lancaster; a stepdaughter,
Colleen Barnett, Garrard County; two sisters, Elizabeth Brown of Lancaster
and Sue Dillon of Brookhaven, Ohio; a brother, Leo Bratton, Florida; 10
grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Loren Bratton, Ronnie Bratton, Steve Bratton,
Ralph Stocker, Clayton Shepherd, Jeff Grant and Gary Logan. Honorary pallbearers
will be W.K. Hurt, Allen Day, Lester Sowder, Chester Sebastian and John
Obituaries October 30, 1996
George Kinley, South Street, died Tuesday at Friendship House nursing
home. He was the husband of Malvenia Kinley. Arrangements are incomplete
at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.
PERRYVILLE - Rosie Gangloff, 91, West Fifth Street, died today at Ephraim
McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was the mother of Christine Bottoms
of Perryville. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilder Funeral Home.
James R. Turner
VERSAILLES - James R. "Dick" Turner, 73, Lexington, died Sunday at
home. Born June 15, 1923, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Harry
and Myrtle Redwine Turner. He was a retired employee of Cardinal Hill Hospital
and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Seventh Day
Adventists and Fayette County Senior Citizens. Survivors include his wife,
Imogene Crawford Turner; three daughters, Betsy Moore of West Virginia,
Janet Harris of Richmond and Patricia Stephenson of Lexington; two sons,
David Turner of Chicago and Rick Turner of Lexington; four sisters, Margaret
Ross of Richmond, Ada Long of Paint Lick, and Bessie Glenn and Janice Ammon,
both of Lancaster; a brother, Boyd Turner, Dayton, Ohio; several grandchildren
and a great grandchild. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Duell-Clark
Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Tim Peterson. Burial will be in Camp Nelson
National Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today.
Julia D. Mundy
PERRYVILLE - Services for Julia Dixon Mundy, 75, First Street, will
be 1 p.m. Friday at Perryville First Baptist Church. Burial will be in
Spring Hill Cemetery in Perryville. She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell
Regional Medical Center. Born July 1, 1921, in Bowling Green, she was a
daughter of the late Wade and Nannie Dixon. She was a retired employee
of Inter-County RECC, a 45-year member of Star Bethel Apostolic Church
in Marion County where she was a member of the Missionary Society, and
a member of Perryville Homemakers Club. Survivors include her husband,
Acey Mundy; five daughters, Sandra Lee Mundy of Springfield, Martha Ford
of Dayton, Ohio, Betty Napier of Tampa, Fla., Arnetta Mays of Harrodsburg
and Wanda Mundy, Tampa; a son, William Acey Mundy, Nashville, Tenn.; 15
grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a companion, Sue Webb. Pallbearers
will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are the Brotherhood of First Baptist
Church, Perryville., A wake will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist
Church, Perryville. Wilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
STANFORD - Services for Matilda Brent, 88, East Maxwell Street, will
be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Home. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs
Cemetery. She died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital. Born May 7, 1908, in
Harlan County, she was a daughter of the late James and Catherine Howard
Noe. She was a homemaker and a member of Stanford Baptist Church. She was
the widow of Thomas Marshall Brent. Survivors include three sons, Marshall
Brent of Somerset, Bill Brent of Coolidge, Ga., and J.T. Brent of Harrison,
Ind.; a daughter, Alice Watts, Hopkinsville; a brother, Jay Noe, Calvert
City; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Arvin Brent. Pallbearers
will be Harry Cordier, Mike Richenbach, Tommy Barlow, David Pettus, Jim
Ryan and Charles Estes. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
LANCASTER - Services for Coleman Sebastian, 86, Buckeye Road, will
be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Zora Oliver and
Jerry Chandler. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. He died Monday at
Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Born July 23, 1910, in Garrard County,
he was a son of the late Parson and Maggie Prather Sebastian. He was a
retired self-employed carpenter and a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hallie Anderson Sebastian,
and a daughter, Bessie Mack. Survivors include his wife, Genevieve Yux
Sebastian; three daughters, Doris Watts of Greenville, Ind., Sue Pingleton
of Sellersburg, Ind., and Linda Lane of Lancaster; two sons, Lloyd Sebastian
of Columbus, Ind., and Russell Clay Sebastian of Lancaster; two stepsons,
Larry Lynn of Indianapolis and Jerry Lynn of Columbus, Ind.; a stepdaughter,
Joyce Johnson, Columbus, Ind.; a sister, Gladys Cunningham, Lexington;
14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; seven step grandchildren; and
six step great-grandchildren. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation
is 5-9 p.m. today.
Obituaries November 1, 1996
Ethel H. Howson
HARRODSBURG - Services for Ethel Helen Howson, 73, South Buster Pike,
Boyle County, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Baptist Church by
the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 28, 1923, in Casey County, she was a daughter of Fate and
Eddie Phillips Shelton.
She was a seamstress, and a custodian of Immanuel Baptist Church where
she was a member and taught Sunday School for 40 years.
Survivors include her husband, Clinton Howson; three sons, Billy Joe
Howson of Shepherdsville, Jack Lee Howson of Henryville, Ind.; and Jerry
Dale Howson of Stanford; a daughter, Betty Yates of Danville; a brother,
Eugene Shelton of Kings Mountain; four sisters, Sara Ashley of Eubank,
Velma Adington of Waynesburg, Beatrice Statum of Kings Mountain and Bessie
Brown of Waynesburg; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be deacons of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel and after
noon Saturday at the church.
Memorials may go to Immanuel Baptist Church building fund.
Obituaries November 3, 1996
May G. Woolum
May Gordon Woolum, 88, of Fellowship Home died Friday at Ephraim McDowell
Regional Medical Center.
Born May 23, 1908, in Fayette County, she was a daughter of the late
Stanley Gordon and Bertha C. Thornton Squires. She was a homemaker.
She was a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she received
a degree in home economics. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority
and the American Association of University Women, as well as Lexington
Avenue Baptist Church. She was the widow of Walter Mack Woolum.
Survivors include her cousin and guardian, Lillie Mae Cline of Shepherdsville,
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the
Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today.
Thomas J. Roach
PERRYVILLE - Thomas Jackson Roach, 62, of 2169 Brewers Mill Road, Harrodsburg,
died Friday at home.
Born May 14, 1934, in Boyle County, he was a son of the late George
and Sarah Chambers Roach. He was an employee of the Southwestern Redryer
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Stewart of Perryville and Jackie
Roach of Harrodsburg.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev.
Tom Edwards. Burial will be in Chambers Cemetery, Mitchellsburg.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday.
HARRODSBURG - Maudie Cannada, 88, of Harrodsburg died Saturday at Fellowship
Born April 29, 1908, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late
Silas and Mary Alice Robinson Releford. She was the widow of Leslie Cannada.
She was retired from Mercer Dress and was a member of Fellowship Baptist
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Eva Darland, Ruby Carey and
Dorothy Gritton, all of Harrodsburg; a brother, Grover Releford of Harrodsburg;
a sister, Madge Cannada of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren;
two step great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Alexander and Royalty
Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5-9 today and after 7 a.m. Monday.
William L. Naylor
LANCASTER - William Lynn Naylor, 80, of Doty Lane died Saturday at
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.
Nellie F. Rigney
LIBERTY - Nellie Frances Rigney, 80, of Middleburg died Thursday at
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born March 30, 1916, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late
Joseph and Esther Rigney Mills. She was a homemaker. She and her late husband,
Sherman Rigney, ran Rigney Grocery for 40 years.
She also was preceded in death by two sons, William and Joseph Rigney.
Survivors include four daughters, Ann Hughes of Milan, Ind., Esther
Rayborn of Yosemite, Manell Martin of Lexington, and Gladys Cross of Selma,
Ind.; one brother, Howard Mills of Liberty; 11 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by C.B. Carman.
Burial will be Brush Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 8 a.m.
HARRODSBURG - Marshall Satterly, 84, of Burgin, died Saturday at James
B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Mary E. Green Satterly.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Alexander & Royalty Funeral
Eula M. Collier
HARRODSBURG - Services for Eula M. Collier, 77, of 535 W. Office Street,
are 2 p.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by James Harley
and Gary Baker. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Thursday at home.
Born Aug. 17, 1919, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late
George Willard and Elizabeth Anderson Collier. She was a homemaker and
a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Survivors include a brother, Albert Collier of Russell Point, Ohio.
Visitation is after 7 a.m. today. Memorials are suggested to Heritage
Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, Ky., 40422.
Polly G. Green
STANFORD - Services for Elizabeth "Polly" Gooch Green, 71, of 422 Harmon
Heights, Stanford, will be 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev.
Eddie Miller. Burial is in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Oct. 23, 1925, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late
Luther and Arlene Martin Gooch. She was a housewife and member of Calvary
Hill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonzo Green.
Survivors include three sons, Melvin Lee Green of Wartburg, Tenn.,
Buford Green of Kings Mountain, and Donnie Green of Louisville; a daughter,
Roberta Sue Gastineau of Middleburg; a brother, Herbert Gooch of Kings
Mountain; a sister, Lena Gooch of Kings Mountain; five grandchildren; and
Jewel W. Phillips
HARRODSBURG - Services for Jewel W. Phillips, 75, of Harrodsburg, are
2 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert Logue. Burial
will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Thursday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born March 15, 1921, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the
late Strother and Margie Sutton Harlow. She had worked for Mothers Against
Drunk Driving and the Mercer Senior Citizens Center. She was a member of
Bohon Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, David W. Phillips; four stepsons, James
Phillips of Florida, Ivan and David Phillips, both of Burgin, and Clarence
Phillips of Harrodsburg; one stepdaughter, Shirley Wheeler of Harrodsburg;
one sister, Frances Devine of Washington County; seven step-grandchildren
and 11 step-great-grandchildren.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be anytime prior to service.
Memorial are suggested to the Mercer Senior Citizens Center.