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Obituaries November 17, 1996

Thelma Lawless
LIBERTY - Thelma Lawless, 72, of 2916 King's Bridge Road, Louisville, died Friday at Lydon Lane Nursing Center, Louisville.
Born March 15, 1924, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Alford and Elvada Terry Hopper. She was the widow of Junes E. Lawless. She was a homemaker and a member of Poplar Hill Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Ethridge Ray Lawless of Louisville; a daughter, Deloris Kleine of Cincinnati; two brothers, Ray Hopper and Melvin Hopper; two sisters, Mae Sims and Arlie Daffron; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will be in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is after noon today at the funeral home.

Leon VanDyke Sr.
HARRODSBURG - The funeral for Leon VanDyke Sr., 67, of 114 Hill St. was held Saturday at First Baptist Church, West Broadway, by the Rev. Robert Gentry. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Truman Bartleson, Scott Jones, Kenneth Jones, George Fisher, James Thurman and Robert Harris.
He died Wednesday at Veterans Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Sept. 17, 1929, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Eddie and Lucy Mae Smith VanDyke. He was a nurse's aide at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital, had served in the Army, was chaplain of John Henry Lay Post No. 1884 and was a member of First Baptist Church, where he was the organist.
Survivors include three sons, Leon VanDyke Jr. and Robert Bradshaw, both of Harrodsburg, and William O. VanDyke of Akron, Ohio; three sisters, Mary Bradshaw and Bernice Harris, both of Harrodsburg, and Loraine Bell of Lexington; and five grandchildren.
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries November 18, 1996

Wade H. Owens
STANFORD - A Stanford man has been killed in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 150, five miles south of here, state police said.
Wade H. Owens, 21, was killed as he was ejected from his vehicle which overturned at 2:55 a.m. today, according to Trooper C. Bertram.
Owens was traveling west when he went off the right shoulder of the road and his vehicle struck a guardrail. The car crossed the median, and into the westbound lanes and struck the guardrail, then overturned.
He was the husband of Dara Owens.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Garnett C. Terhune
Garnett C. Terhune, 95, of West Lexington Avenue died Sunday at Friendship House nursing home.
Born June 17, 1901, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Owen H. and Hallie Clark Terhune. He was a men's buyer for Hub Frankel for 50 years, and a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. He was owner and operator of Angus Acres in Mercer County and a member of American Angus Association since 1942. He graduated from Harrodsburg High School in 1919 and was the widower of Lucille Stagg Terhune.
Survivors include a cousin, Gilbert Robertson of Harrodsburg; and special friends, Truman and Polly Nolloth of Danville.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Kathryn E. Reynolds
PERRYVILLE - Kathryn Edwards Reynolds, 78, of Hayes-Mays Road died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 3, 1917, in Marion County, she was a daughter of the late Debo and Carrie Young Edwards. She was a homemaker, a member of Perryville Baptist Church and a former member of Perryville Homemakers.
Survivors include her husband, Hassell Reynolds, three daughters, Sue Rice of Naples, Fla., Rita Satterly of Lexington and Jolene Scott of Owensboro; a son, Jay Reynolds of Danville; a sister, Margie Wright of Perryville; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Perryville Baptist Church by the Revs. Chuck Bass and Jeff Pratt. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at Wilder Funeral Home and after noon Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may go to Perryville Baptist Church Building Fund.

Billy R. East
LANCASTER - Billy Royce East, 53, of Hill-N-Dale Drive died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington of natural causes.
Born June 7, 1943, in Garrard County, he was a son of J.D. and Ruth Warmoth East of Lancaster. He was a retired farmer and a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Regina East of Richmond.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Dallas Murphy and Paul Sowders. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Randal Hall, Carlton Hall, James Porter Wilmot, Justin Wilmot, Kenny Robinson and Patrick Canaan.
Honorary pallbearers are Bob Smith, Loyd Moberly, Charlie Rose and Clyde Sherrow.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries November 19, 1996

Ruby Hall
LANCASTER - Ruby Hall, 79, Maplewood Drive, died Monday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Jessie Hall. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Garnett C. Terhune
Services for Garnett C. Terhune, 95, West Lexington Avenue, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs. Tim Noel and Robert G. Baker. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers will be John Stigall, Allen Whitenack, Alec Russell, Ronnie Dailey, Jim Cress and Arthur Isham.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Carney Wallace, Willie B. Horn, Raymond Wade, Carl Dailey, Bill Barnett, Joseph N. Frankel, Jim Thompson, Miller Horn and Don Horn.
He died Sunday at Friendship House nursing home.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Kathryn E. Reynolds
PERRYVILLE - Services for Kathryn Edwards Reynolds, 78, Hayes-Mays Road, will be 2 p.m. today at Perryville Baptist Church by the Revs. Chuck Bass and Jeff Pratt. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Michael Satterly, Jerry Rice, Bill Scott Jr., Robby Reynolds, Chad Scott, Chris Grater and Greg Grissom.
Honorary pallbearers are Linda Rice, Kimberly Grater, Cindy Grissom, Susan Scott, Jacob Reynolds, Emily Grater, Sarah Kathryn Grater, Elizabeth Reynolds, Julie Scott, Wes Scott, Gerri Ann Rice and Sarah Megan Grissom.
Visitation is prior to service today at the church.
Memorials may go to Perryville Baptist Church Building Fund.
Wilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Billy R. East
LANCASTER - Services for Billy Royce East, 53, Hill-N-Dale Drive, will be 2 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Dallas Murphy and Paul Sowders. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died of natural causes Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born June 7, 1943, in Garrard County, he was a son of J.D. and Ruth Warmoth East of Lancaster. He was a retired farmer and a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Other survivors are a daughter, Regina East, Richmond, and a sister, Wanda Hall, Lancaster.
Pallbearers will be Randal Hall, Carlton Hall, James Porter Wilmot, Justin Wilmot, Kenny Robinson and Patrick Canaan.
Honorary pallbearers are Bob Smith, Loyd Moberly, Charlie Rose and Clyde Sherrow.

Wade H. Owens II
STANFORD - A memorial service for Wade H. Owens II, 21, Portman Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stanford Baptist Church by the Revs. Morris Trayner and Eddie Miller. Burial will be in Robbins Cemetery.
He died Monday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
Born Aug. 21, 1975, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Tommy Owens and Peggy Denham Hester, both of Stanford. He was a sales associate of Owens Chevrolet, Danville, and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Other survivors are his wife, Dara Mabes Owens; a son, Wade Hampton Owens III; a stepmother; Kathy Owens, Stanford; a brother, Hadden Owens, Stanford; two sisters, Michele Stonecypher of Columbia and Kassi Owens of Stanford; paternal grandparents, Paul and Geneva Owens, Stanford; maternal grandfather, Bob Denham, Highland; maternal grandmother and step grandfather, Mary and George Toon, Paducah.
Memorials may go to the charity of one's choice.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries November 20, 1996

Corine D. Derringer
Corine "Evalena" Dean Derringer, 70, Hudson Avenue, died Monday at home.
Born Dec. 2, 1925, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late George Lee and Evalena Davis Dean. She was a former employee of Genesco, a member of First Baptist Church and a former nursery attendant at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors are two brothers, Charles Dean of Houston, Texas, and Lowell Dean of Perryville; three sisters, Helen West and Lois Preston, both of Mitchellsburg, and Viola Craig, Perryville; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jack M. Smith.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
Visitation is after noon Sunday.

Carl L. Turner
PERRYVILLE - Carl L. Turner, 71, Country Club Lane, Burlington, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital West, Florence.
Born Dec. 2, 1924, in Cerulean, he was a son of the late Randall Turner and Ileen Cunningham. He was the husband of Daisey Westerfield Turner, formerly of Boyle County. He was a former owner of Rips Tavern in Gracey, a graduate of Trigg County High School and served in the Army during World War II. He was a Presbyterian, a member of Arlington Heights Masonic Lodge in Chicago, and the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts in Princeton.
Other survivors are a daughter, Barbara Elaine Dorn, Morrison, Colo.; a son, Lester Allen Turner, Cadiz; a brother, James Randall Turner, Springfield, Pa.; three stepsons, David Moddrelle of Reno, Nev., Edward Moddrelle of Moab, Utah, and Stacy Moddrelle of Willites, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. John David Lane and David Shockley. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

Pearl E. Beazley
STANFORD - Pearl Embry Beazley, 94, West Main Street, died today at Fort Logan Hospital. She was the widow of Gatewood Beazley. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Della S. Disponett
HARRODSBURG - Della Ellouise Sims Disponett, 71, Pump House Road, Lawrenceburg, died Tuesday at home.
Born Feb. 27, 1925, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Lillian Pinkston Sims. She was a former employee of Mercer Dress and Jonathan Logan, and the pressing department at Corning Glass. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Survivors are her husband, J.P. Disponett; a son, Tony Disponett, Anderson County; two daughters, Jolene Cliff of Shelbyville and Martina Devine of Mercer County; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Revs. Jack Geurin and Jeff Eaton. Burial will be in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday.
Pallbearers will be Jamie and Chris Disponett, Jason Devine, Monty Phillips, Jeff Hall and Ronnie Sims.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

Pearl T. Figeley
NICHOLASVILLE - Pearl Terry Figeley, Wilmore, formerly of Richmond, died Tuesday at Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born in Minneapolis, Minn., she was a daughter of the late Raldo R. and Pearl Rollins Johnson. She was an Army and a Navy veteran and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors are her husband, Joseph Figeley; three sons, Charles Casey Terry of Perryville; Donald R. Terry of Danville and Mark B. Terry of Richmond; a daughter, Sandra T. McKee, Richmond; and six grandsons.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hager and Cundiff Funeral Home by the Revs. Randy Rodgers and Samuel Emanuel. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society.

Rev. B. Samuel Miller
LANCASTER - The Rev. B. Samuel Miller, 81, Crab Orchard Street, died today at Garrard County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Ruby Hall
LANCASTER - Services for Ruby Hall, 79, Maplewood Drive, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Monday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born May 19, 1917, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Harrison and Hattie Duncan Dean. She was a retired postmaster in the Bryantsville Post Office where she worked for 42 years. She was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church and the widow of Jessie Hall and William Howard Tracy.
Survivors are a stepson, Ronnie Hall, Eubank; a sister, Frances Gastineau, Lancaster; four step grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Gastineau, Rodney Dean, Bobby Lane, Shane Hall, Elbert Tracy and Rocky Hall.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries November 21, 1996

Carl L. Turner
PERRYVILLE - Services for Carl L. Turner, 71, Country Club Lane, Burlington, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. John David Lane and David Shockley.
Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital West, Florence.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Blackford, Roy Jones, Ronnie Wallace, Danny Wallace, Dennis Whitehouse and Sam Blevins.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Pearl E. Beazley
STANFORD - Graveside services for Pearl Embry Beazley, 94, West Main Street, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery by the Rev. Oscar Mayes.
She died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Oct. 23, 1902, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel J. and Anna Belle Woods Embry. She was former owner and co-operator of Beazley-Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Stanford. She was a member of Stanford Christian Church and Buffalo Springs Cemetery Board and former president of the Business and Professional Women's Club. She was the widow of Gatewood G. Beazley.
Survivors are two daughters, Susan Cherry and Florence Beazley, both of Stanford; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dan Barnett, Bill Demrow, Farris Marcum and Scott Ernst.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at her home, 411 W. Main St., Stanford.

Rev. B. Samuel Miller
LANCASTER - Services for the Rev. B. Samuel Miller, 81, Crab Orchard Street, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home the Rev. Steve LeBrun.
Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born June 18, 1915, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Joe and Ruth Childers Miller.
He was a retired Baptist minister, ordained in 1937. He was the widower of Christine Hooper Miller.
Survivors are a son, Thomas B. Miller, Lancaster, and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be David McQueary, Clayton Sheppard, Billy Goens, Carlos Morgan, Kenny Morgan and Harold McElroy.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries November 22, 1996

Clayton Brown
Clayton "Gypsy'' Brown, 58, of Scott Lane died today at home after a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

James L. Howard
James Lee "Jim" Howard, 62, of Collins Lane, Frankfort, formerly of Danville, died Thursday at Columbia Hospital, Lexington.
Born April 30, 1934, in Louisville, he was a son of the late Dr. Russell Brooks and Mary Levian Howard. He was a 1952 graduate of Manual High School where he held the state track record in the 440. He graduated from Centre College in 1956 where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta social fraternity and the football and track teams. He received his masters's degree in Science Education and his doctorate in education curriculum development from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
He was a member of the United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association. He was the first Dean for the Governors Scholars Program and was a former little league soccer and baseball coach and coached high school football and track in Fort Knox. He was the assistant professor of the North Carolina Advancement School in Winston-Salem, N.C., and assistant professor of education at UNC-Charlotte where he developed the first PhD program. From 1978-1986 he was professor of education at Centre College and was first to take education students abroad for study and coached the cross-country team.
Most recently, he was vice-president of academic affairs at Kentucky State University and was a professor of education at Campbellsville University.
Survivors include his wife, Sallie Meade Howard; two sons, James Lee Howard II of Glassboro, N.J., and Albert M. Howard of Greensboro, N.C.; a brother, Dr. R. Brooks Howard of Louisville; and four grandchildren.
Services will be held 2 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Thomas K. Farmer.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home and 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may go to Campbellsville University of the American Diabetes Association.

Viola R. Alford
RICHMOND - Viola Raynes Alford, 86, of Pleasant Ridge Drive died Tuesday at Berea Health Care Center.
Born in Helenwood, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late James A. and Eva West Raynes. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, James D. Alford of Richmond and Harold Alford of Chimney Rock; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held this morning at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home by Phil Morgan. Burial is in Bellevue Cemetery.

Corinne D. Derringer
Services for Corinne "Evalena" Dean Derringer, 70, of Hudson Avenue will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs. Jo Garnett and Tom Edwards. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers are George Sexton, Billy Hargis, Paul Dean, Lowell Thomas, Bud Barnard, Jim and Bill Critchfield.
She died Monday at home.
Visitation is after noon Sunday.

Luther Collett
LANCASTER - The funeral for Luther Collett, 57, of Harmons Lick Road will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Ron Harpe and Gary Story. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Aug. 7, 1939, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Jim and Helen Callebs Collett. He was a retired employee of Philips Lighting Company, Richmond, and a retired farmer. He was a veteran of the Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Ollie Marie "Ricki" Ball Collett; a son, Michael Edward Collett of Garrard County; a daughter, Regina Collett Henry of Raleigh, N.C.; two brothers, Billy Collett of Lancaster and Jimmy Collett of Watsontown, Pa.; four sisters, Juanita Morgan of Lancaster, Ramona Collett and Opal Aldridge, both of Lexington, and Betty Price of Crab Orchard; and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Bill and Billy Riddell, J.C. Burnell, Bobby Scrizner, Marion Cornelison and Charles Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers are Gary Story, Jimmy Wallace, Clinton Cross, Juanita Chasteen, Letitia Turner and Ann Pollard.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Sam G. Friend
LANCASTER - The funeral for Sam G. Friend, 68, of Kennedy Bridge Road will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at home.
Born May 3, 1928, in Estill County, he was a son of the late Algin and Nora Isaacs Friend. He was a retired employee of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lexington, and attended Buena Vista Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Day Friend; two daughters, Chiquita Engle of Nicholasville and Mitzi Forrester of Lancaster; a son, Larry D. Friend of Richmond; three sisters, Katherine Carpenter and Geneva Todd, both of Berea, and Mary York of Paint Lick; a brother, Hubert Friend of Lancaster; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Edward Lamb, Joe Day, Charlie Day, George Day, Paul Dailey and Buddy Hulett.
Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Spears, Jason Bisher, Ray Graham, Bobby Day, Caywood Metcalf and Eddie Coffey.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Friday.


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