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Obituaries December 27, 1996

David Coates Jr.
David ``Tub'' Coates Jr., 75, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Tuesday in Lexington. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Robert L. Anderson
LOUISVILLE - Robert L. Anderson, 50, of Louisville, formerly of Danville, died Wednesday at home.
He was a son of Robert L. Anderson of Kings Mountain and the late Minnie McAlister Anderson. He was a foreman at Ford Motor Company. He was a graduate of Danville High School and Eastern Kentucky University.
Survivors include his wife Paula Holtzmann Anderson; a son, Drew Anderson of Louisville; a daughter, Lori Anderson; and two sisters, JoAn Gibson of Florida, and Judy Pemberton of Indianapolis.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael the Arch Angel Catholic Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Hospice of Louisville.
Evergreen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Information courtesy of Stith Funeral Home.

Phillip D. Bland
LIBERTY - Phillip D. Bland, 64, of Liberty Route 2 died Wednesday at home after a long illness.
Born Sept. 21, 1932, in Ohio, he was a son of the late Delbert and Fannie Allen Bland. He was retired from National Distillery in Cincinnati, and was an Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife Shirley Helm Bland; a son, Larry Bland of Liberty; a daughter, Diana Bove of Cincinnati; a sister, Irene Stafford of Cincinnati; and three grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Vernon Blakey and Gary Lavender. Burial will be in Whited Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Latonia Durham
WAYNESBURG - Latonia Durham, 24, of Ellison-Pulaski County Line Road, Eubank, died Thursday at home after an illness. She was the wife of Tommy Durham.
Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.

Nell Gastineau
HARRODSBURG - Nell Gastineau, of Louisville, formerly of Harrodsburg, died today at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. She was the widow of William Bryan Gastineau.
Arrangements are incomplete at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Maurice Helm
LIBERTY - Maurice Helm, 64, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died there Wednesday.
Born Sept. 27, 1932, in Casey County, he was a son of the late James and Bertha Fair Helm. He was retired from Sun Chemical Corporation of Cincinnati. He was the husband of Bernice Rainwater Helm.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Rev. Clifford Dehart. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Jean E. Newkirk
STANFORD - Jean Elizabeth Newkirk, 79, of Lee Banks Road died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Donald A. Ping
DECATUR TOWNSHIP, Ind. - Donald Austin Ping, 61, of Camby, Ind., died Wednesday in Indiana.
Born Aug. 7, 1935, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late Austin and Jewell Bullock Ping.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ping; three daughters, Beverly Sue Durham and Pam Day, both of Danville, and Barbara Worthington of Parksville; a son, Ronnie Ping of Stanford; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home, Decatur Township. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3-9 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may go to Southside Christian Church on U.S. 127 or favorite charity.

Jessie V. Reece
STANFORD - Jessie Victor Reece, 73, of Greenbriar Road, Waynesburg, died today at Fort Logan Hospital. He was the widower of Mildred ``Polly'' Reece.
Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Ronald Lee Taylor
STANFORD - Ronald Lee ``Bo'' Taylor, 29, of Water Cemetery Road died today at home. The death is under investigation by Lincoln County Coroner Bill Demrow.
He was a son of Donald and Martha Cook Taylor of Versailles.
Arrangements are incomplete at Fox Funeral Home.

Goldie Bell
WAYNESBURG - Services for Goldie Bell, 77, of Kings Mountain will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. David Gambrel. Burial will be in Gooch Cemetery.
She died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Sept. 12, 1919, in Wayne County, she was a daughter of the late Judge and Leola Gregory Bell. She was a retired cook at Kings Mountain Elementary and a member of Kings Mountain Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Denver Bell; a son, Norman Bell of Waynesburg; three daughters, Mary Elliott of Waynesburg, Lois Grodi of Erie, Mich., and Katie Ray of Lancaster; two brothers, J.B. Bell of Portland, Tenn., and Eather Bell of Coopersville; a sister, Hazel Jones of Coopersville; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Carl D. Taylor Sr.
HARRODSBURG - Services for Carl Dudley Taylor Sr., 56, of Boone Street will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Donnie Releford. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at home.
Pallbearers are Billy Hornsby, J.T. and Eugene Logue, Boo Royalty, James Hall and Donald Bottoms.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today. 

Obituaries December 29, 1996

Thomas E. Walters
Thomas Edward Walters, 67, of 4960 Chenault Bridge Road died Friday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Jan. 12, 1929, in Whitley County, he was a son of Rosa Kate Shipley Walters of Corbin and the late O.B. Walters. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy Begley Walters of Danville; four daughters, Carla Harold and Tina Milani, both of Lexington, and Patricia Smith and Sherry McHargue, both of Corbin; three sons, Thomas O. Walters and John Walters, both of Danville, and David Walters of London; a brother, Kenneth Walters of Corbin; four sisters, Virginia Sargent of Upland, Calif., Ruby Hilla of Mount Clemens, Mich., Florence Raines of Milford, Ohio, and Garneeda Lanham of Blanchester, Ohio; and 18 grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial with military rites will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Thomas O. Walters, John Walters, David Walters, Roger Smith, George Brown and Paul Harold.
Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday.

Raymond L. DeFeet
HARRODSBURG - Raymond L. DeFeet, 76, of Harrodsburg died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 10, 1920, in Russell County, he was a son of the late Robert Lee and Hettie Jane Rexroat DeFeet.
Survivors include two sisters, Hazel L. Helm of Burgin and Ruby Robertson Riley; a brother, Robert L. DeFeet Jr. of Mercer County; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Mount Calvary Church by the Rev. Royce Richardson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is after noon at the church.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

David Coates Jr.
The funeral for David "Tub" Coates Jr., 75, formerly of Harrodsburg, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home by the Rev. Herman Bradshaw. Burial will be in Hilldale Cemetery.
Born May 13, 1921, in Boyle County, he was a retired truck driver.
Survivors include a nephew, James T. Coates of Danville; and a sister, Sophia Mason of Detroit, Mich.
Visitation will be from noon-1 p.m. Monday.

Latonia Durham
WAYNESBURG - The funeral for Latonia Durham, 24, of Ellison-Pulaski County Line Road, Eubank, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by Tim Roberts and Bob Riley. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery, Casey County.
Pallbearers will be Mark Stevens, Hoy Wesley, Gary Baugh, Dwight Snead, Steve Snead and Bobby Douglas.
She died Thursday at home after an illness.
Born Dec. 13, 1972, in Casey County, she a daughter of Charles Snow of Kings Mountain and Brenda Foley Martin of Eubank. She was a homemaker and a member of Polly Ann Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include her husband, Tommy Durham; a daughter, Tasha Durham; two brothers, Robert Snow and Dale Snow, both of Eubank; and a sister, Amanda Sprinkles of Eubank.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Nell Gastineau
HARRODSBURG - The funeral for Nell Gastineau, 94, of 960 S. Fourth St., Louisville, formerly of Harrodsburg, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by Doug Lucas. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Kevin Hatfield, Billy Hatfield, Chris Hatfield, Kenn Tapp, Dwight Lyle and Paul Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be Troy Burton, Kenny Tapp, Travis Tapp, Jeremy Lyle and Jason Lyle.
She died Friday at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
Born Sept. 26, 1902, in Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Jennie Hurt Van Huss. She was the widow of William Bryan Gastineau. She was a retired employee of Bluegrass Ordinance Army Depot, Richmond, and a member of West Side Christian Church, Richmond.
Survivors include two daughters, Lorraine Hatfield of Bohon and Virginia Tapp of Louisville; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from noon-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Jean E. Newkirk
STANFORD - A graveside service for Jean Elizabeth Newkirk, 79, of 35 Lee Banks Road Services for Jean Elizabeth Newkirk, 79, of Lee Banks Road, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery by Kirk Correll.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Danville.
Born Feb. 15, 1917, in Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Simon Melvin and Clara Mable Henderson Newkirk. She was a retired employee of the Bluegrass Ordinance Army Depot, Richmond, and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Survivors include a cousin, W.A. Henderson of Amarillo, Texas.
Memorials are suggested to Fairview Baptist Cemetery Fund.
There is no visitation.
Fox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jessie V. Reece
STANFORD - The funeral for Jessie Victor Reece, 73, of 572 Greenbriar Road, Waynesburg, will be held at 1 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 will be in Grove Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Steve Duff, Eric Jenkins, Jimmy Rhodes, Jason Robbins, Keith Greenwell and Chris Smith.
He died Friday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born July 29, 1923, in Lincoln County, he a son of the late Hassel and Della Falconbury Reece. He was the widower of Mildred "Polly" Reece. He was a retired electrician and a member of the electrician's union, a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Jean Smith of Phoenix, Ariz., and Debbie Lee Padgett of Louisville; a brother, William C. Reece of Waynesburg; three sisters, Christine Young, Elwanda Gourley and Ivadene Caudill, all of Waynesburg; four grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Ronald Lee Taylor
STANFORD - The funeral for Ronald Lee "Bo" Taylor, 29, of Water Cemetery Road will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home. A private burial will be held at family cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Neal, Steve Martin, Rick Wells, Ronnie Cook Jr., Gary Taylor, Curtis Cook, Larry Taylor and Richard Taylor.
He died Friday at his home from an apparent drug overdose, according to Lincoln County Coroner Bill Demrow. Demrow said he based his determination of Taylor's death on preliminary results of an autopsy.
Born March 18, 1967, in Sidney, Ohio, he was a son of Donald and Martha Cook Taylor of Versailles. He was a journeyman plumber for Green Mechanical Co., Lexington, and a member of McKinney Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Sara Renee Patterson of Liberty; five brothers, Clark Cook of Minford, Ohio, Randall Taylor of Midway, and Mick Cook, Mark Taylor and Donnie Taylor, all of Versailles; two sisters, Donna Taylor Fields and Karen Taylor Fields, both of Hustonville; maternal grandmother, Eleanora Alford Cook of Harrodsburg; and paternal grandmother, Maedell Taylor of Kings Mountain.
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home.

Obituaries December 30, 1996

Lucille P. Toombs
Lucille Powers Toombs, 82, of North Third Street died Sunday at Baptist Regional Medical Center, Corbin.
Born Jan. 6, 1914, in East Texas, she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Lula Pearl Brady. She was a retired employee of the old Parks Belk department store in Danville and a member for over 50 years of First Baptist Church, Broadway.
Survivors include a brother, John Powers of Louisville; and two sisters, Martha Leigh of Corbin and Geneva Kinder of Cincinnati.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Lester. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, Washington County.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to First Baptist Church.

H.C. Black
HARRODSBURG - H.C. Black, 73, of Greenbriar Drive died Sunday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born June 14, 1923, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late James Daniel and Hester Newby Black. He was a truck driver for Florida Tile, Lawrenceburg. He was a member of Bruners Chapel Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge 777, F&AM. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Ross Black; four sons, Michael C. Black of Lakeland, Fla., William Gregory Black of Cornishville, Roger Wayne Black of Lexington and Brent Black of Salt Lake City, Utah; two sisters, Hattie Chilton and Hazel Lester, both of Harrodsburg; eight grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.
A private family service will be held Tuesday at Randsell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Arnold Moon. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny, David, Donnie and Douglas Chilton, Terry Black and Brian Black.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today.

Julia A. Durham
MIDDLEBURG - Julia Amy Durham, 86, of Yosemite died Sunday at home.
Born Dec. 24, 1910, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Effie Godbey. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Olive Christian Church. She was the widow of Preston Durham.
Survivors include two daughters, Louise Ransdell of Harrodsburg and Mary Bradford of Bradenton, Fla.; two sisters, Nell Rose of Crestwood and Wilma Coleman of Stanford; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Greg Powell. Burial will be in Salyers Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike and Marty Hatter, Hollis Judd, Jason Richardson, Glen Carmen and Sonny Emerson.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials my go to Saylers Cemetery Fund, c/o Delta Walls, 544 Phillippe- Fishing Creek Road, Waynesburg, 40489.

Dewey Estes
CRAB ORCHARD - Dewey Estes, 85, of Crab Orchard died Sunday at Sowder Nursing Home, Brodhead.
Born April 17, 1911, in Pulaski County, he was a son of Stella and William Estes. He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church.
Survivors include special friends, Fern and Sonny Farris.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Liberty Baptist Church by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial will be in Liberty Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Sonny Farris, Jimmy Wallin, Glen Elder, Arlis Abbott, Cecil Roundtree and Kyle McKnight.
There will be no visitation.
McKnight-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas E. Walters
Services for Thomas Edward Walters, 67, of 4960 Chenault Bridge Road will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. David McCracken. Burial with military rites will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
He died Friday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington
Visitation is 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries December 31, 1996

Pauline D. Hoffmeyer
Pauline Dozier Hoffmeyer, 80, formerly of Danville, died Monday in Columbus, Ohio. She was the widow of Claude B. Hoffmeyer. Arrangements are incomplete at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Sue M. Nichols
PARIS, Tenn. - Sue Ola Maxwell Nichols, 86, died Sunday in Jackson, Tenn.
Born Aug. 13, 1910, in Henry County, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late William Stone and Florence Wright Maxwell. She was an operator with Western Union and a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence E. ``Nick'' Nichols; a daughter, Rosemary Larkins of Kingsport, Tenn.; a son, Bruce Edward Nichols of Danville; a brother, Lynn William Maxwell of Paris, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at McVoy Funeral Home by the Rev. Ben Boone. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

Burnam E. Skelley
LANCASTER - Burnam Estridge Skelley, 87, of Mallory Circle, Haines City, Fla., died Monday at Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Va. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Kathlene Sutton
LANCASTER - Kathlene Sutton, 82, of Richmond Street died today at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 29, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Ruben and Hattie Archer Dudderar. She was a homemaker and a member of Lancaster United Methodist Church. She was the widow of J.B. Sutton.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna S. Arnold of Lancaster; a son, Ron Sutton of Lancaster; and three grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Don Hatton and Dwight Forderhase. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Lucille P. Toombs
Services for Lucille Powars Toombs, 82, of North Third Street will be 1 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Lester. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, Washington County.
She died Sunday at Baptist Regional Medical Center, Corbin.
Pallbearers will be Bob Nutter, Cecil Powers, Edwin Toombs, Melvin Powers, John Porter, W.H. Furr Jr., Dr. Craig Enlow, Tim Dodds, Horace Gifford and John Davis.
Memorials may go to First Baptist Church.


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