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Obituaries November 26, 1996

Elton A. Coppage
Elton Alexander Coppage, 89, formerly of Casey County, died today at Charleston Green Nursing Home, Lexington. He was the widower of Myrtle Downey Coppage. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Nell B. Davis
Nell Byrd Davis, 82, South Fourth Street, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center..
Born Dec. 1, 1913, in Huntsville, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late J.T. and Lillie Cross Byrd. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, C.P. Davis; two daughters, Barbara Elder of Danville and Brenda Davis of Russell; a sister, Verlia Boyatt of Maryville, Tenn.; a brother, Etheridge Byrd of Alcoa, Tenn.; and a grandson.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be nephews and nieces.

Ester G. Farley
Ester Green Farley, 96, Alum Springs Crosspike, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 15, 1900, in McQueary County, she was a daughter of the late Hattie Marlowe and Elijah Green and the widow of William Farley. She was a retired press operator.
Survivors include two sons, Alvin Farley of Danville and John Farley of Florence; and a daughter, Juanita Kennedy of Cincinnati, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Wilma Gilbert.
Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Barbara J. Clements
LIBERTY - Barbara Jean Clements, 66, Campbellsville, died Monday at Taylor County Hospital.
Born May 16, 1930, in Indiana, she was a daughter of the late Jason and Agnes Wethington Carman. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and the widow of Thomas Dempsey Clements.
Survivors include four daughters, Pam Wethington, Gail Clements, and Cheryl Dial, all of Liberty, and Linda Davis of Campbellsville; and five grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church by the Rev. Joseph Dawson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers are David and Johnny Wethington, Ronald and Matthew Davis, Eugene Good and Danny Wolford.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.

William H. Rose
LEXINGTON - William "Bill" H. Rose, 76, Harrodsburg, formerly of Lexington, died Monday at home.
Born Jan. 6, 1920, in Wolfe County, he was a son of the late Asa Curtis and Della Mae Murphy Rose. He was a car salesman with L.R. Cooke Chevrolet and a former Greyhound bus driver. He was a member of Hill-N-Dale Christian Church and the Lexington Lions Club for over 25 years. He was the widower of Celia Mozelle Rose.
Survivors include a daughter, Patsy Rose Anderson of Harrodsburg; a son, William Barry Rose of Lexington; a brother, Paul Rose of Nicholasville; a sister, Ruth Rose Hendelang of Key Tavenier, Fla.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland, by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County.
Pallbearers will be Dan Rose, Kurt Rose, Wade Rose, Ron Rose, Cary King and Robert Murphy,
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to the Lion's Eye Bank, Lexington Lion's Club, 2768 Lockhurst Road, Lexington, Ky. 40517.

Paul McWhorter
A memorial service for Paul McWhorter, 74, Sycamore Street, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Rev. Mark Payton.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 22, 1922, in McKinney, he was a son of the late James and Florence Neal McWhorter. He was a supervisor for Johnson Security, and a former manager of R.C. Cola Bottling Co. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors are his wife, Mathie Marie Hillard McWhorter; a son, Paul McWhorter Jr., Danville; three brothers, Charles McWhorter of Edinburgh, Ind., Bill McWhorter of Columbia, S.C., and Over Lee McWhorter of Danville; three sisters, Irene Dedrick of St. Matthews, Christine Brown of Louisville, and Louise Russell of Junction City; and two grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may go to American Cancer Society or Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Stith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries November 27, 1996

Zelbert J. Black
HARRODSBURG - Zelbert J. Black, 81, Henson Hotel, Danville, died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born April 19, 1915, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Clay and Maude Johnson Black. He was a bricklayer and served in the Army during World War II. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church and attended Harrodsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors are a son, Ron Black, Mercer County; a brother; Henry Black, Mercer County; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Zelbert Black Jr.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. James Harley.
Burial with military rites will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday and after 7 a.m. Friday.

Clarence Broaddus
LANCASTER - Clarence Broaddus, 84, Scenic View Drive, Lancaster, died Tuesday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 25, 1912, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Tom and Lilly Huffman Broaddus. He was a retired farmer and a member, deacon, elder and former Sunday School superintendent at New Antioch Christian Church.
Survivors are his wife, Evelyn Edwards Broaddus, Lancaster; two daughters, Barbara E. Teater of Lancaster and Mildred Hickey of Lexington; a son, Wayne E. Broaddus, Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Geneva Heipley of South Carolina and Gladys Sutton of Lancaster; three brothers, Amos Broaddus, Julian Broaddus and Charles Broaddus, all of Dayton, Ohio; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandchild. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Derrel Cone and David Holland. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Everett Ray Floyd, Carroll Teater, Joe Wayne Floyd, Bobby Preston, Robert Floyd, Bobby Hickey and David Adams.
Honorary pallbearers will be George Hogan Preston, Bobby Ross, Hugh Davis, Russell Ray, Paul Greer, Bruce Carpenter and Dr. Paul Sides.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday.

Henry D. Eldridge
WAYNESBURG - Henry D. Eldridge, 89, Kings Mountain, widower of Lucinda Field Eldridge, died today at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.

Ethel Martin
MORELAND - Ethel Martin, 82, Kings Mountain, died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Elton A. Coppage
Services for Elton Alexander Coppage, 89, formerly of Casey County, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Buasum. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Charleston Health Care Center. Born Aug. 16, 1907, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Leslie and Kizzie Goode Coppage. He was a farmer and a member of Rocky Ford Baptist Church. He was the widower of Myrtie Downey Coppage.
Survivors are a son, Edwin "Buddy" Coppage, Liberty; four daughters, Alta Reid of Hustonville, Frances Porter of Charlestown, Ind., Anna Vanoy of Frankfort and Zetta Vaught of Lexington; a sister, Christine Downey, Princeton; 34 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four children, Norma Beldon, Mary Lou Coppage, Wayne Coppage and Elton Coppage Jr. Pallbearers will be Gary Reid, David Beldon, Benjanin Wooley, Michael Coppage, Steve Vandy, Tim Coppage and Greg Vaught.
Honorary pallbearers are Richard Reid, Joe Beldon, Dwayne Beldon, Edwin Wooley, Mark Wooley, Barry Wooley, Todd Coppage and T.J. Coppage.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice.

Nell B. Davis
Graveside services for Nell Byrd Davis, 82, South Fourth Street, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Bellevue Cemetery by the Rev. J. Timothy Mathis. She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers were to be nephews and nieces.

Ester G. Farley
Services for Ester Green Farley, 96, Alum Springs Crosspike, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at George C. Martin Funeral Home, Dayton, Ohio. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. She died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday in Dayton.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Obituaries November 29, 1996

George D. Lamb
LANCASTER - George Daniel Lamb, 77, of Mason Avenue, Danville, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Dec. 20, 1918, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Gilbert and Nancy Helton Lamb. He was a retired farmer and cattle buyer, a member of Hour of Redemption Full Gospel Church, Lincoln County, and an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Montgomery Lamb; three daughters, Nancy Mann and Geraldine Huffman, both of Danville and Hersheleane VonLinger of Junction City; two brothers, Willie Lamb and Robert Lamb, both of Lancaster; two sisters, Betty Davis of Lancaster and Christine Talley of Danville; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Roger Campbell. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Steve Huffman, Dan Mann, Ronald Lamb, Jimmy Talley, Jimmy Adams and Troy Fraley.
Honorary pallbearers are Jessie Beasley, J.B. Crain, Gary Story and Frank Foster.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.

Lizzie A. Best
HARRODSBURG - Lizzie Ann Best, 86, of Coleman Court died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 3, 1910, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Joe Pope and Sarah Frances Satterly Burkhead. She was the widow of Elmer Leon Best. She was an employee of Cricketer Manufacturing, a member of Harrodsburg Baptist Church and a former Sunday School teacher at Cornishville Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Janet Harmon of Danville and Patsy Harmon of Harrodsburg; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a step great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Leon Best.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert DeFoor. Burial will be in Willisburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Harmon, Mike Harmon, Tony Harmon and Derek Harmon, Andy Hileman, Bruce Burkhead.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Saturday.
Memorials may go to Mercer County Public Library Bookmobile, 109 W. Lexington St., Harrodsburg, 40330.

Charles W. Hamilton
LANCASTER - Charles W. Hamilton, 81, of W. Maple Avenue died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Zelbert J. Black
HARRODSBURG - Services for Zelbert J. Black, 81, Henson Hotel, Danville, was scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. James Harley. Burial with military rites will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Pallbearers will be John Baker, James Carey, Bobby Sadler, Larry Hume, Larry Pinkston, and John Rider.

Henry D. Eldridge
WAYNESBURG - Services for Henry D. Eldridge, 89, of Kings Mountain will be held 11 a.m. Sunday at Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church by the Revs. Allen Whitaker, Homer Smith, Emory Caudill, Roger Gibson and Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died today at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born Sept. 1, 1907, in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Leander and Betty Day Eldridge. He was a retired state highway department employee and a member of Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church. He was the widower of Lucinda Field Eldridge.
Survivors include six sons, Carl Eldridge of Science Hill, Hubert Eldridge of Blackie, Arthur Eldridge and Elmer Eldridge, both of Frankfort, Emil Eldridge of Bronston, Raymond Eldridge of Hallie; three daughters, Betty Sue Williams of Shelbyville, Ind., Stella Shelton of Crab Orchard and Arlie Simpson of Waynesburg; a brother, Astor Eldridge of Midway, Ohio; two sisters, Elma Caudill of Blackie and Arlie Shea of Waynesburg; 43 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Andrew Eldridge; and two daughters, Eva Leach and Leona Eldridge.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Ethel Martin
MORELAND - Services for Ethel Wall Martin, 82, of Kings Mountain will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Watts. Burial will be in K.P. Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
She died Tuesday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born April 12, 1914, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late James and Bert Seward Wall. She was a homemaker, member of Locust Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Oscar Martin.
Survivors include a son, Houston Martin of Kings Mountain; two daughters, Norma Salyers of Stanford and Carolyn Durham of Yosemite; a sister, Gladys Wall of Kings Mountain; 19 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Earl Martin; and a daughter, Lorraine Long.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Obituaries December 2, 1996

Sallie M. Bertram
STANFORD - Sallie Marshall Bertram, 91, of Harmon Heights died Saturday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born Nov. 11, 1905, in Jefferson County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Martha Hutchinson Marshall. She was a homemaker and a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Liberty. She was the widow of George B. Bertram Sr.
Survivors include two sons, George Bertram Jr. of Stanford and Ray Bertram of London; two daughters, Martha Dean of Stanford and Jo Benton of Nicholasville; a halfbrother, Alvin Edward of Louisville; a halfsister, Lizzie Mae Miller of Louisville; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Bill, Carl L. and Joel Curtis Bertram; and a daughter, Louise Jones McBrayer.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Revs. David McFarland and Dale Denton. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers are grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters and Larry Dean, Harmon Smith, Frank Smith, Ernest Smith, George Garrison, Delbert Crawford and Clarence Lee Rankin.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Gideons International Memorial Bible Fund.

Eddie B. Burch
CRAB ORCHARD - Eddie Bailey Burch, 93, of Lancaster Street died Saturday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born April 2, 1903 in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Jr. and Phoebe Wilson Bailey. She was a homemaker and the widow of Frank Burch. At the time of her death she held the longest membership of the Crab Orchard Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. She was also a former member of Crab Orchard Homemakers Group.
Survivors include a daughter, Lillian Burch Shelton of Crab Orchard; two grandsons; and four great-grandsons.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crab Orchard Baptist Church by the Revs. Mark Shelton and Norman Young. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews.
Honorary pallbearers are Charles Estes, Junior Renner and deacons of Crab Orchard Baptist Church.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home and after noon Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may go to Crab Orchard Baptist Church, Kentucky Baptist Children's Home or East End Ambulance Service.

Paul Bussell
HARRODSBURG - Paul Bussell, 72, of West Office Street died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

V. Lawrence Edwards
LIBERTY - Vernon Lawrence Edwards, 75, of Liberty Route 1 died Saturday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born April 20, 1921, in Marion County, Indiana, he was a son of the late Ed Lee and Eva Atwood Edwards. He was a farmer, an Air Force Veteran of World War II and a member of Brush Creek Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Stella Raines Edwards; four daughters, Linda Allen and Hazel Randolph, both of Liberty, Rose Gilbert of Bowling Green and Sheila Hatfield of Dunnville; three sons, Roy Edwards, Ruel Edwards and Jeffrey N. Edwards, all of Liberty; four brothers, Glen Edwards, Jim Edwards, Osborne Edwards and John Edwards, all of Liberty; three sisters, Madgalene Edwards and Maxine Scott, both of Liberty, and Modine Ellis of Gravel Switch; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Vernon Thomas Edwards.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Phillip Smallwood. Burial will be in Tapscott Cemetery.
Visitation is after 3 p.m. today.

J.F. Pemberton
MORELAND - J.F. Pemberton, 71, of Somerset died Sunday at Midtown Care Home, Somerset.
Born May 17, 1925, in Casey County, he was a son of the late John and Catherine Selch Pemberton. He was a retired employee of U.S. Steel Mill, Indiana, and the widower of Alice Pemberton.
Survivors include two daughters, Cheryla Everly of Alamogorda, N.M., and Rita Robinson of Somerset; a brother, Louis Pemberton of Junction City; a sister, Faye Sutton of Lexington; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today at Pulaski Funeral Home, Somerset, and after 4 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.


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