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Obituaries May 21, 1996

Maude Hardin
HARRODSBURG - Maude Hardin, 83, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor died Monday at Haggin Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Miley Tharp
HARRODSBURG - Miley Tharp, 81, of Harrodsburg died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Lillie H. Black
Services for Lillie Mae Hillard Black, 84, formerly of Latimer Heights, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Bunger. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Glenn Wethington, Lucas Noel, Norman Ferrell, Darrell Reardon, Frank Durrett, Glen Wilson and Raymond Kelly.Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Julian K. Ray
LANCASTER - Services for Julian K. Ray, 77, of Jaycee Park Road will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Cook. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. He died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. Born May 1, 1919, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late William Royston and Jenny Lawrence Ray. He was a retired farmer, a charter member of Pentecostal Fellowship Church and a Kentucky Colonel. He was the widower of Janie York Creech Ray. Survivors include three stepsons. Pallbearers will be Billy Moss, Ray Bratton, Danny Long, Jack Anderson, Tinsley Morgan and Royce Hall. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Hattie M. Williams
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Hattie M. Williams, 88, of 2455 Ephesus School Road, Waynesburg, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Jimmy Servence. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford. She died Sunday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital, Lancaster. Born Aug. 11, 1907, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Newton and Laura Belle Oaks Siler. She was a homemaker and a lifetime member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Lucille Brock of Waynesburg; three sons, Eugene Williams of Nicholasville, Glen Franklin Williams of Waynesburg and Bill Williams of Waynesburg; a brother, Carl Siler of Stanford; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, David C. and Earl Williams. Pallbearers will be James Nevels, James Sparks, Ivan Siler, Eddie Cromer, Jason Brown and Bobby Siler. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Obituaries May 22, 1996

Hollis J. Wooten
MORELAND - Hollis J. Wooten, 66, of Hustonville died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born Feb. 18, 1939, in Tennessee, he was a son of the late Coy and Eddie Doss Wooten. He was retired from General Motors, Indianapolis, after 30 years as an overhead crane operator. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Means Wooten; a stepdaughter, Barbara Fair of Hustonville; a stepmother, Grace Wooten of Indianapolis; three sisters, Burdene Perdue of Lafayette, Tenn., Sarah Wooten of Indianapolis and Mary Whittman of Indianapolis; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Hustonville Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul Bunger. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery with military rites by the Caswell Saufley American Legion Post.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Maude Hardin
HARRODSBURG - Graveside services for Maude Hardin, 83, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. Graveside services for Maude Hardin, 83, of Harrodsburg Health Care Manor will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. She died Monday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born July 11, 1912, she was a daughter of the late John and Lydia Drury Hardin. She was a homemaker and a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include a brother, Arthur Hardin of Lexington.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Miley W. Tharp
HARRODSBURG - Services for Miley Walters Tharp, 81, of 686 W. Office St. will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. James Kelly. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born Sept. 5, 1914, in Whitley County, she was a daughter of the late Nick and Elizabeth Hayden Walters. She was a homemaker and a member of Burgin Baptist Church. She was the widow of Brack Tharp and was preceded in death by a son, Norman Tharp.
Survivors include four sons, Lewis Tharp of Junction City, Dudley Tharp of Danville and Ansel and Clyde Tharp, both of Harrodsburg; three daughters, Lois Taylor of Danville and Velma Sanders and Mary Tharp, both of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Ada Dean of Burgin and Lettie Carr of Harrodsburg, 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Doug Tharp, Derek Tharp, Steven Taylor, Stuart Taylor, Kevin Tharp, Chris Tharp and Tommy Tharp.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday.

Obituaries May 26, 1996

Wallace F. Clark
Wallace F. Clark, 68, father of a Danville woman, died May 21 in Oraville, Calif. He formerly lived in Hazard. Born March 10, 1928, in Salt Lake City, Utah, he was a son of Frederick A. Clark and Ida Fern Dixon Clark. He was a retired Marine first sergeant who served for 24 years, including three tours in Vietnam. Survivors include a daughter, Kelli Davis, Danville; a son, Douglas Clark, Houston, Texas; a brother, Jack Clark, Boise, Idaho; and two grandchildren. Services were Friday at L.D.S. Chapel, Oraville, Calif.

James Wesley McElroy
James Wesley McElroy, infant son of Rhonda Sue Herring and Andrew J. McElroy of Danville, was stillborn Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Additional survivors include his maternal grandparents, James W. and Mary Webb Ogle of Danville. A graveside service was Friday at Chambers Cemetery by the Rev. Bob Bausum. Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Eunice Christian
LIBERTY - Eunice Christian, 85, Liberty Route 2, died Saturday morning at her home after a long illness. Born April 28, 1911, in Tazewell, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Isaac J. Lynch and Gennettie Keck Lynch. She was a retired nurse who practiced for 45 years and one of the first registered nurses at Casey County Hospital. Mrs. Christian, who was profiled May 5 in an Advocate story, was dubbed the Mother Teresa of Casey County by a former colleague. She was the widow of Mitchell Christian and had five children: Jeanette Terry, Dunnville; Pearl Christian, Nicholasville; Lowell and Gary Christian, both of Liberty; and Linda Rousey, Hustonville. Additional survivors include two brothers, Quentin Lynch and Blue Lynch, both of Liberty; one sister, Coba Meyers, Cincinnati; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Jimmy Knifley. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. Visitation is after 3 p.m. today.

William F. Cordier Jr.
STANFORD - William Frank Cordier Jr., 64, Austin, Texas, died Thursday at Health South Hospital, Austin. Born Oct. 8, 1931, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late William F. and Allene Newland Cordier. A Navy veteran, he was a retired manager for IBM in Austin and a member of Crestview Baptist Church and Austin ElkÕs Club. He was the widower of Jewel Hines Cordier. Survivors include a son, William Scott Cordier, Austin; three brothers, Robert E. Cordier of Georgetown, Texas, Harry Cordier of Nicholasville and John T. Cordier of Lexington; and a sister, Sadie K. Brent, Somerset. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gayle Toole. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday.

W.H. Cummins
CRAB ORCHARD - Wil-liam Henry ÒDubÕÕ Cummins, 86, 5005 Ky. 39 North, Crab Orchard, in the Preachersville community, died Saturday morning at his residence. Born Sept. 25, 1909, in Preachersville, he was a son of the late Willie Clarence and Ollie Marie Newland Cummins. He was the husband of Nellie B. Lee Cummins. He was a member of Drakes Creek Baptist Church. He was a farmer, former merchant and school bus driver for 16 years. Other survivors include one daughter, Ollie Nantz of Stanford; one son, Jimmy Cummins of Preachersville; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home chapel by J.H. Burns. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford. Active pallbearers are Tom Blankenship, David Dailey, Ricky Cummins, Mark Nantz and Jerry and Matthew Martin. Honorary pallbearers are Raymond Thompson Jr., Cecil Smith, Raymond Duvall and Jesse Paul Blankenship. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today.

Lester Hamm
SOMERSET - Lester Hamm, 71, Somerset, who had relatives in Lincoln County, died Friday at Veterans Administration Hospital, Lex-ington, after a short illness. Born Aug. 20, 1924, in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late John and Myrtle Ping Hamm. He was a retired employee of Admiral Corp. and Southern Railroad, an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion Post No. 38 and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include a son, Lester Hamm Jr., Somerset; a daughter, Carolyn Cook, Lexington; and three grandchildren. Services will be 3 p.m. today at Pulaski Funeral Home by the Rev. David Gambrel. Burial with military rites by American Legion Post No. 38 will be in Somerset Cemetery. Evelyn G. Dunn Services for Evelyn G. Dunn, 79, formerly of Kentucky Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Junction City Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul Bunger. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery. Visitation is after 4 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the church. Active pallbearers are Ron Wiley, Mark Wiley, Gary Wiley, Eddie Johnson, Danny Phillips, Doug Phillips, Richie Lyons, Jim Williams and Ryan Johnson. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Johnson, Donna Williamson, Teresa Lyons, T.J. Lyons, Matthew Williamson, Daniel Williamson, Stephanie Phillips, Nathan Phillips, Brandi Phillips, Michael Wiley, Daniel Wiley, Carolyn Wiley, Cathryn Wiley and Randi Johnson. She died Friday at Stanford House Nursing Home.

Floss Merideth
LIBERTY - Services for Floss Merideth, 94, Liberty, will be 2 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery. Visitation is after 8 a.m. today. Pallbearers are Howard Haggard, Mike Beard, Hollis Judd, George Whipp Vest, Sherrill Wall, and Kenneth Stafford. She died Friday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Born Sept. 29, 1901, in Humphrey, she was the daughter of the late Quincy Clay and Mary Bettie Vest Elliott. She was a former bookkeper, secretary and schoolteacher and a member of Mount Olive Christian Church. She was the widow of Euel Merideth. Survivors include two sisters, Flona Belle Elliott Shealy and Montie Carr Elliott, both of Liberty. Memorial contributions may be made to Casey County Hospital.

Obituaries May 28, 1996

Sara L. Coleman
Sara L. Coleman, 86, 537 E. Main St., Danville, died Saturday in Franklin, Tenn. Born Nov. 20, 1909, in Danville, she was a daughter of the late J.H. and Maude Evans Coleman. She was a retired teacher with Kentucky School for the Deaf, a 1931 graduate of Centre College and a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and the choir there. Survivors include a sister, Virginia Hutchison, Brentwood, Tenn. Services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Pallbearers are Bradley Hutchison, Peter and Christopher Hampshire and Don Miller. Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Wednesday.

William D. Riffe
William Daniel Riffe, 86, 541 Country Lane, Danville, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born in 1909 in Stanford, he was a son of the late Sarah Stagg and William McAlister Riffe. He grew up in Hustonville and graduated from high school there in 1928. He attended Centre College. At retirement, he was head of Lockheed-Marietta's Design Change Board, Marietta, Ga. He was a member of First Christian Church. He was the widower of Elizabeth Newell Riffe. Survivors include a son, William Joseph ``Bill'' Riffe, Morehead City, N.C., five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruit Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Pallbearers are Herbert Acton, Bill Edmiston, E.G. Guttery, Charlie Hazelrigg, Bill Irvine, James. L. Murphy, Doc Owens and James Preston. Visitation is 4:30-8 p.m. today. Memorials may go to the First Christian Church of Danville or The Arc of Kentucky, 833 E. Main St., Frankfort, Ky. 40601.

Anna N. Russell
Anna Loraine Naylor Russell, 76, 373 N. First St., Danville, died Sunday at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. Born July 16, 1919, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Will and Susie Mahoney Naylor. She was a retired bookkeeper with Rainbow Cleaners and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Marvin Russell; a son, John Russell, Danville; a daughter, Anna Margaret Gay, Indianapolis; a brother, Harold J. Naylor, Lincoln County; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home with the Rev. Quentin Scholtz. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation is after 3 p.m. today.

Eunice Carter
Eunice Carter, 82, Liberty, died Monday at Liberty Care Center. Born Jan. 2, 1914, in Adair County, she was a daughter of the late Gabe and Edith Breeden Latham. She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Church of Christ. She was the widow of Everett Carter. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Poff, Violet Crew and Ruth Mason, all of Liberty; five sons, Earnie Carter of Liberty, Ronnie Carter of Georgia, Billy Carter of Edmonton, and Elmer and Robert Carter, both of Ohio; two brothers, William Latham of Indiana and Ed Latham of Missouri; a sister, Marie Goains, Georgia; 32 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three daughters, Bernice Propps, Vina Carter and Dolly Patton, and a son, James Carter. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. C.B. Carmen and Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Raymond L. Coffman
MORELAND - Raymond L. Coffman, 61, Junction City, died Monday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Effie Y. Shewmaker
HARRODSBURG - Effie Mae Yeast Shewmaker, 96, 227 N. East St., died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born Aug. 3, 1899, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late John and Etha Bowman Quinn Yeast. She was a homemaker and a member of Magnolia Street Christian Church. She was the widow of Fred D. Shewmaker. Survivors include four daughters, Elva Oldham, Ethia Jane Bussell and Rosella S. Lawson, all of Harrodsburg, and Marcella Burns, Lexington; four half-brothers, Glenn and Chester Yeast, both of Oregon, Warren Yeast of New Mexico and Connie Yeast of Harrodsburg; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Merlin Bowman Shewmaker, and a grandson. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Bohrer. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Roy Lynn Oldham, Travis L. Oldham, Marvin Lynn Lawson, Paul Thomas Moore, Fred Reid Burns and Hubert Peavler. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Dora D. Smith
CRAB ORCHARD - Dora Maude Dutton Smith, 83, Ky. 1770, Stanford, died Sunday at home. Born July 29, 1912, in Rowena, she was a daughter of the late Henry Ernest and Sarah E. Ballinger Dutton. She was a member of Crab Orchard Christian Church and a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. She was the widow of Robert Frank Smith. Survivors include a son, Robert D. Smith, Stanford; two daughters, Regenia Sue Carter of Slemp and Jennifer C. Smith of Louisville; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nora Francis Smith. Services will be 2 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Patton. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Donald C. Woods
LANCASTER - Donald Carl Woods, 59, Rogers Road, died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Born June 22, 1936, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Monday Night and Mary Emily Johnson Woods. He was a self-employed excavator. Survivors include his wife, Nan E. Lane Woods; three sons, Timmy Woods, Donnie Woods and Mark Perkins, all of Lancaster; two daughters, Terri Weber of Danville and Judy Culver of Jessamine County; five sisters, Florence Broaddus of Lancaster, Ann Jones of Harrodsburg, Edith Henson of Lexington, Joyce Yaes of Garrard County and Elaine Stinnett of Lancaster; three brothers, Dallas Woods and Joe Woods, both of Garrard County, and Jim Woods, Ococee, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries May 29, 1996

Jimmy Bolton
LANCASTER - The funeral for Jimmy Bolton, 71, of Cowden Court, will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. He was found dead Monday morning in a ditch on Ky. 39 south of Lancaster. An autopsy determined the cause of death was a heart attack, according to a press release from the Kentucky State Police. Born Feb. 14, 1925, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Claude and Lettie Ray Bolton. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Louise Black Bolton; a daughter, Virginia Deshon of Nicholasville; a son, James Brandon Dailey of Lancaster; five sisters, Eulalah Daley, Martha Preston and Bonnie Ellison, all of Covington, Frances Underwood of Columbus and Anna Denny of Indiana; three brothers, Ted Bolton, Gene Bolton and Bobby Bolton, all of Covington; and three grandchildren. Pallbearers will be E.J. Hasty, William Kirby Teater, Clay Clark, Mitchell Booth, Dick Goins and Caywood Metcalf. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Marie B. Holt
Marie Ruth Bunch Holt, 80, of Heyworth, Ill., died Tuesday in Bloomington, Ill. Born July 25, 1915, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Annadell Southerland Wilcher. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Paul Holt; two daughters, Mary Frances Locker of Nicholasville and Doris Tarter of Arlington, Texas; three sisters, Clara Johnson of Danville, Bessie Rousey of Danville and Mamie Smith of Tampa, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Donald Bunch. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Anthony Suitor. Burial will be in Park Hills Cemetery. Visitation is after 10 a.m. Thursday. Information for this obituary came from Stith Funeral Home.

Velma G. Moore
Velma Kathleen Giles Moore, 62, of 6805 Ky. 39 South, Crab Orchard, died Tuesday at her home. Born Jan. 14, 1934, in Fonde in Bell County, she was a daughter of the late Elmer Columbus and Agnes Alberta Sweet Giles. She was an operator for AT&T and a member of Northside Baptist Church in Winchester and the Eastern Star. Survivors include a husband, Jesse K. Moore; two sons, Jesse Moore Jr. of Lexington and Franky Moore of Crab Orchard; a daughter, Tonya Greene of Mount Sterling; a sister, Delores Evans of Sharps Chapel, Tenn.; and two grandchildren. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Danville Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Pallbearers are Jesse Moore, Franky Moore, Frank Green, Richard Evans, Mitchell Evans and Dennis Jackson. Honorary pallbearers are Roy Greene, Bobby Craig and Don Evans. Visitation is after 5 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home.

Beulah W. May
STANFORD - Beulah Wilson May, 95, of 4025 Knob Lick Roads, Stanford, formerly of Arnold Tower, Danville, died Tuesday at the Garrard County Memorial Hospital. She was the mother of JoLeta Gover of Stanford. Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home. James A. Scott Jr.
LEXINGTON - James Archie Scott Jr., 46, of 1068 Burgin Road, Danville, died Monday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center after a long illness. Born May 11, 1950, in Lexington, he was a son of Nettie Kurtz and James Archie Scott Sr. of Danville. He was an electrician and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors also include two sisters, Sandra Scott of Danville and Patricia Scott of Lancaster. Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens Cemetery Chapel, Lexington. W.R. Milward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sara L. Coleman
Graveside services for Sara L. Coleman, 86, of 537 E. Main St. will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Noel. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. She died Saturday in Franklin, Tenn. Pallbearers are Bradley Hutchison, Peter, Christopher, and Kate Hampshire, Don Miller and Chuck Renfro. Visitation is 1-5 p.m. today.

William D. Riffe
Services for William Daniel Riffe, 86, of 541 Country Lane were held this morning at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery. He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Pallbearers were George Cunningham, Woody Guerrant, Jimmy Preston, Matt Riffe, and Jack Hancock. Honorary pallbearers were Herbert Acton, Bill Edmiston, E.G. Guttery, Charlie Hazelrigg, Bill Irvine, James L. Murphy and Doc Owens. Memorials may go to the First Christian Church of Danville or The Arc of Kentucky, 833 E. Main St., Frankfort, Ky. 40601.

Loraine N. Russell
Services for Anna Loraine Naylor Russell, 76, of 373 N. First St. were held this morning at Stith Funeral Home with the Rev. Quentin Scholtz. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery. She died Sunday at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. Pallbearers were Dan, Tom, Eddie, and Bruce Naylor, Walter Russell Jr. and Joe Chance.

Raymond L. Coffman
MORELAND - The funeral for Raymond L. Coffman, 61, of Junction City will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Wendell Douglas and Tom Edwards. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. He died Monday at his home. Born Oct. 31, 1934, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Huey and Dora Pemberton Coffman. He was an employee of Jackson of Danville, where he worked for 32 years, and a member of Junction City Church of God. Survivors include two sons, Louis Coffman of Stanford and James Coffman of Perryville; two sisters, Flora Hardin of Junction City and Margie Miller of Danville; two brothers, Lonnie Coffman of Junction City and Dallas Coffman of Danville; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers are Frankie Emerson, Roy D. Miller, Dale Whited, Delbert Maddox, Wayne Hale and Otis Rigney. Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Donald C. Woods
LANCASTER - Services for Donald Carl Woods, 59, of Rogers Road will be 2 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. John Durham. Burial will be in the family cemetery. He died Monday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. Pallbearers are Sonny Coulter, Bassett Prewitt, Gary LeMay, Buford Baughn, Mike Beatty and Gary Winchester. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Rankin and Elwood Lane.

Obituaries May 30, 1996

Lucille M. Burris
Lucille Murphy Burris, 85, Perryville Road, died Wednesday at Country Place, Lexington. Born Nov. 10, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Dr. W.T. and Lillian Sams Murphy. She was a retired teacher in Lincoln County and attended Eastern Kentucky University and Eastern Teachers College. She was a member of Hustonville Christian Church and was the widow of El Burris. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Morgan, Lexington; two sisters, Margie Hanson of Nicholasville and Sara Burns of Franklin, Ohio; and two grandchildren. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. Friday. Memorials may go to Hustonville Christian Church.

Ruth K. Montgomery
LIBERTY - Ruth Karen Montgomery, 50, Burlington, formerly of Casey County, died of natural causes Tuesday in Florence. Born Dec. 20, 1945, in Adair County, she was a daughter of the late Perry and Louise Wethington Miller. She was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Burlington. Survivors include her husband, Theodore R. Montgomery; a daughter, Stacie Montgomery, Burlington; a brother, Hollis Miller, Clementsville; three sisters, Joann Allen of Franklin, Ind., Linda Bernard of Florence and Peggy Hamm, Brandon, Fla.; and a grandchild. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Clementsville, by the Rev. Joseph Hall. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m. today.

Obituaries May 31, 1996

Edna G. Vest
Edna Faye Gooch Vest, 88, of St. Cloud, Fla., died Thursday at St. Cloud Health Center. She was the widow of Ottie Vest. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Kell Boatwright
LANCASTER - Kell Boatwright, 71, of Louisville died Thursday at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Claudia R. Douglas
STANFORD - Claudia Robbins Douglas, 89, of Ky. 590 died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville. Born Sept. 1, 1906, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late William and Sally Massey Robbins. She was a homemaker and a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of John Douglas. Survivors include four sons, Donald Douglas of Lancaster and William Harold, Vernon and Johnny Douglas, all of Stanford; three daughters, Margaret Garrison, Nellie Long and Rosie Smith, all of Stanford; 23 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Denton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.


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