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Obituaries April 2, 1997

Anna Belle Toombs
Anna Belle Toombs, 69, of 418 Harding St. died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 3, 1927, in Barbourville, she was the daughter of Sollie E. Hammons and Stella Hembree Hammons.
She was the widow of James Toombs and a was a medical admitting clerk for Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway,
Survivors include one brother, Paul Hammons of Danville, and three sisters, Helen Preston, Christine Bandy and Aline Million, all of Danville.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation with be 7-9 p.m. today.

William Divine
HARRODSBURG - The funeral for William Divine, 75, of 344 N. East St. will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Upchurch and James Byrd officiating. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim Mcdowell Regional Medical Center.
Born April 3, 1921, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late Cora and Mary Elizabeth Williams Divine. He was retired foreman at Fox Paper Co. in Cincinnati, and worked for Eaton Corp. He was an Army veteran of World War II and belonged to Immanuel Baptist Church and National Rifle Association.
Survivors are his wife Catherine Baker Divine; a daughter Patricia Lay of Harrodsburg; two sisters, Lois McCrystal of Lexington and Glenda Canem of Danville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation after 5 p.m. Thursday.

Obituaries April 3, 1997

Willie L. Fox
STANFORD - The funeral for Willie Leo Fox, 78, of 310 Neals Creek School Road will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Fox Funeral Home. Bob Lemmon will officiate. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 16, 1919, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Jim and Virginia Fox. He was a retired farmer and belonged to Stanford Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his wife, Josie Marie Atwood Fox; five sons, Freddie, Marshall and Leonard Fox, all of Stanford, Kenneth Fox of Independence and John William Fox of North Vernon, Ind.; a daughter, Wilma Ann Napier of Hermitage, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and seven step grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy, Stanley, Anthony and Kenny Ray Fox, Mike Warren, Marshall Lynn Napier, Ashley Phillip, Bobby Dugin and Jackie Hazlett.
Visitation is from 7-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries April 4, 1997

Laura B. Hixson
MIDDLEBURG - Laura Belle Hixson, 63, of Middleburg died Wednesday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born April 20, 1933, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late William Creech Luster and Mollie Drye Luster. She was a housewife and a member of Middleburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, George Hixson; four daughters, Carolyn Toller and Marolyn Hines, both of Middleburg, Ann Wilder of New Jersey and Louise Hixson of Hustonville; four sisters, Lois Johnson of Hilliard, Ohio, Mary Bowman of Fredericktown, Mo., Naomi Silcott of Seaman, Ohio, and Marie Lanham of Middleburg; two brothers, Joe Luster of Cincinnati and Lewis Luster of Sabina, Ohio; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services were conducted today at Middleburg Cemetery by the Rev. Don McWhorter.
Bartle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Dolores C. Thomas
LIBERTY - Dolores Catherine Thomas, 73, of Dunnville died Wednesday at her home.
Born Feb. 16, 1924, in Cincinnati, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Cora Coffman Norman. She was the widow of Olbin Thomas. She was a member of Patterson Chapel Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Ann Vest of Liberty; two sons, Mitchell and Jeffrey Thomas, both of Dunnville; a sister, Verna Pierce of Dunnville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held this morning at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Gerald Burton. Burial was in Thomas Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jeff Thomas, Tommy Vest, Larry Vest, Leon Wesley, Tommy Weddle, Derek Vest and Dustin Vest.

Lucretia A. Yates
HARRODSBURG - Lucretia Anne Yates, 50, of 323 W. Broadway died Wednesday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born May 6, 1946, in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of Rosalind Morris Yates of Harrodsburg and the late Lucian Yates Jr. She was a former chef at Holiday Inn, Danville, and a former employee of Beaumont Inn. She was a graduate of Harrodsburg High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University. She was a member of First Baptist Church on Broadway where she served in the Missionary Society.
Additional survivors include three brothers, Lucian Yates III of Louisville, and the Rev. Phillip A. Yates and David M. Yates, both of Harrodsburg, and two sisters, Janice Ann Jones and Betsy Y. Napier.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church by the Revs. M.L. Trabue and R.J. Gentry. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and after 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Parks Funeral Home. The body will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. Saturday and lie in state until time for the service.
Active pallbearers will be Kevin Jones, Jason Jones, Phillip W. Yates, Anthony Gill, Ricky Jones and Gary Mays. Honorary pallbearers are Kenneth Jones, Scott Jones, James Thurman, Phillip VanDyke, Michael VanDyke and Albert Mitchell.
Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church, 349 W. Broadway, Harrodsburg.

George M. Byrd
HARRODSBURG - The funeral for George M. Byrd, 60, of 218 Hillcrest was conducted this afternoon at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Donnie Releford. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at his home.
Born Aug. 30, 1936, in Casey County, he was the son of the late Jacob and Delilah Byrd.
Survivors include two sons, Steve Byrd of Harrodsburg and Glenn Byrd of Lexington; two daughters, Beverly Robins and Judy Bartleson, both of Harrodsburg; four sisters, Thelma Lister of Harrodsburg, Aileen Grider and Lucretia Lane, both of Casey County, and Patsy Schobel of Danville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Obituaries April 6, 1997

Myrtle C. Combest
Myrtle Coffey Combest, 96, of Shelby Street, Junction City, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 9, 1901, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Jason and Nannie Tillman Coffey. She was the widow of Wyatt Combest and was a former schoolteacher, homemaker and member of Junction City First Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, Jim Combest of Junction City; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two-great-great grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home with John Rasel officiating. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Charles R. ``Bobby'' Leathers
Charles Robert ``Bobby'' Leathers, 65, of 128 Imperial Drive, Danville, died Friday at his residence.
Born May 16, 1931, in Boyle County, he was the son of the late Carl Leathers Sr. and Rose Belle Carmickle Leathers.
He was a retired supervisor with Corning Glass Co. in Danville and had served 16 years with the Kentucky National Guard where he held ranks of first lieutenant and master sergeant. He attended Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and First Baptist Church, Broadway.
He was an avid fisherman, coached Little League football for 13 years in Boyle County, and was one of the original three men to incorporate Little League football here.
He worked with the Danville High School Band Boosters for eight years and was past president. He also ran concessions for the First Mates bingo games, which raised funds for Danville High School sports, band and other activities.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Loraine Million Leathers; four daughters, Deborah Raptis of Acworth, Ga., Judy Howard of Frankfort, and Patty Wilson and Kim Stephens, both of Danville; a brother, Carl Leathers Jr. of Danville; and 10 grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home with Dr. Tim Mathis and the Rev. Barry Harmon officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, Danville.

Henry C. Davenport
CINCINNATI - Henry C. Davenport, 73, of Deer Park, Ohio, a native of Harrodsburg, died Friday in Deer Park.
Born Oct. 26, 1923, he was the son of the late Samuel and Hattie Davenport.
Survivors include his wife, LaVerne O'Connell Davenport; four daughters, Anne Price, Susan Baynes, Dolly Humphrey and Gayle Davenport; four stepchildren, Robert, Angela, Kevin and Kellie; two brothers, George and Robert Davenport; three sisters, Elizabeth Harris, Lillian Plummer and Louise Holladay; and 13 grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Thomas-Justin Memorial funeral home, 7500 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati. The body will be cremated.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati.

Lucille Smith
Funeral services for Lucille Smith of Rock Springs, Wyo., a native of Mercer County, were held March 21 at Vase Funeral Chapel in Rock Springs by the Rev. Bill Bruce. Burial was in Paul J. Wataha Memorial Park.
She died March 18 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs. Born June 15, 1909, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Huntley Dale and Virginia Gritton Ransdell.
An accomplished musician, she and her husband played in various bands. She belonged to First Baptist Church where she played the organ for many years.
Survivors include her husband, William ``Cheesey'' Smith; two brothers, Everett Ransdell of Grand Junction, Colo., and Fred Ransdell of Visalia, Calif.; and a sister, Alma Baker of Winchester.

Bessie C. Shannon
HARRODSBURG - Bessie Carrier Shannon, 87, of Mill Street, Burgin, died Friday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Feb. 25, 1910, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Nellie Shearer Carrier. She was a homemaker, widow of William M. Shannon, and member of Burgin Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, G.T. Shannon of Burgin; a daughter, Patricia Curtis of Lancaster; a brother, Robert Carrier of Harrodsburg; a sister, Gertie McKinney of Mercer County; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by twin sons, Bennie and Linnie Shannon.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ricky Shannon officiating. Burial will be in Burgin Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Terry, Melvin, Ronnie and Ray Shannon, Ben Rankin and Russell Denney. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercer County Senior Citizens.

Jessie N. Woods
WAYNESBURG - Jessie Norlena Woods, 66, of 122 Sharon Lane, Waynesburg, died Thursday in Waynesburg.
Born Jan. 3, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Emery and Ruth Moore Elliott. A graduate of Campbellsville College, she was a dietitian at Kentucky School for the Deaf and a member of New Life Church of God of Prophecy.
Survivors include two sons, John Elliott Woods of Waynesburg and Robert Shannon May of Indian Lake Estates, Fla.; a sister, Joan Hamilton of Waynesburg; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at New Life Church of God of Prophecy with Jack Carter officiating. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-11 p.m. today at the church and after 9 a.m. Monday until time for the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Church of God of Prophecy.
Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Obituaries April 7, 1997

Mary K. Hardin
Mary Isabella Kelley Hardin, 89, Latimer Heights, died Sunday at home.
Born Nov. 23, 1907, in Garrard County, she was daughter of the late Mitchell and Lillie Walker Kelley. She was a homemaker and a member of Junction City Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Theresa Perros of Danville; a brother, Virgil K. Kelley of Junction City; two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service.

Thelma H. Bell
STANFORD - Thelma Hamilton Bell, 94, Old Somerset Road, Stanford, died Sunday at home.
Born Sept. 12, 1902, in Lancaster, she was a daughter of the late Henry Clay and Laura Powell Hamilton. She was a retired teacher, having taught at Kentucky School for the Deaf for eight years and in Lynch, Ky., for 13 years. She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, the Garden Club and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the widow of Andrew M. Bell.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
No visitation.

George Cochran
LIBERTY - George ``Bud'' Cochran, 67, Brush Creek Road, Hustonville, died Saturday at home.
Born July 19, 1929, in Casey County, he was a son of Johnny and Ethel Bell Tabscott Cochran. He was a logger.
Survivors include two sisters, Sylvia Lynn and Patricia Lee, both of Liberty; three brothers, Iman Cochran of Hustonville, Frank Cochran and Roger Cochran, both of Liberty.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Wince Lee and Raymond Alstott. Burial will be in Tapscott Cemetery.
Visitation began 8 a.m. today.

Willie E. Lane
MORELAND - Willie Elvin Lane, 83, Harrodsburg, died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born May 9, 1913, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Lafe and Lizzie Gibson Lane. He was a retired farmer and a member of Hustonville Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include two brothers, James Lane and Jason Lane, both of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Mabel Herring of Harrodsburg, Minnie Luster and Flora Asbury, both of Hustonville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Casey County.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Clayton E. Reed
WAYNESBURG - Clayton Edgar Reed, 29, Water Cemetery Road, Kings Mountain, died Saturday in an auto accident in Casey County.
He was the son of William W. Reed of Kings Mountain and the late Catherine Cook Reed. He was a construction worker.
Additional survivors include his wife, Katherine Myers Reed; a son, Charles Clayton Reed; four brothers, William H. ``Butch'' Reed and Chris Reed, both of Kings Mountain; Tony Reed of St. Cloud, Fla., and Stephen Reed of Nunsuch; and a sister, Kathy J. Drew of Waynesburg.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m., (visitation at 10:30) Wednesday at Hustonville Cemetery by the Rev. Herman Meadors.
Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert E. Cabell Jr.
Services for Robert Emmett Cabell Jr., 80, Carrigan Drive, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) by the Revs. Norman Hagley and Caroline Bloomfield. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Saturday at his home.
Born March 3, 1917, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Robert and Belle Marie Cowan Cabell. He was a retired truck driver for Swiss Sanitary Milk Company, Texaco and Unical. He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, was active in Senior Citizens Center and was a deacon and member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ.)
Survivors include his wife, Edith Marie Morris Cabell; a daughter, Sue Barnes of Lancaster; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David and Michael Barnes, Pete Cabell, George Gundlach, James Brown and Ed Johnson.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home and 1 p.m. Tuesday until time of service at the church.
Memorials may go to Danville-Boyle County Gathering Place for Senior Adults.

Estelle C. Lay
Services for Estelle Compton Lay, 75, Saron Drive, Lexington, formerly of Waveland Avenue, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Schaeffer. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Friday at home.
Born Dec. 29, 1921, in Moreland, she was a daughter of the late William B. and Carrie L. Singleton Compton. She was a former employee of Genesco, a member of Baptist Church and a former restaurant owner of Lay's Cafe in Burkesville.
Survivors include three daughters, Charlotte Lay Carrender of West Carrollton, Ohio, Rebecca Lay Webber of Lexington, and Marion Lay Karam of Lexington; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Bell, Todd, Tony and Stephen Karam, Jacob Hendricks, Mark an Bobby Reed and Joey Wilson.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Charles R. ``Bobby'' Leathers
Services for Charles Robert ``Bobby'' Leathers, 65, of Imperial Drive, were 11 a.m. today at Stith Funeral Home by the Revs. Tim Mathis and Barry Harmon. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Friday at his residence.
Pallbearers were John Leber, Bill Jones, Wayne Clements, Jim Stocker, Kyle Crain, J.D. Lester. Honorary pallbearers were Norman Terhune, Paul Bowling, Butch Leathers, Lenville Taylor, Ray Burns, Jr. Annis.
Memorials may be made to Heritage Hospice, Danville.

Susie G. Cress
WAYNESBURG - Services for Susie Glass Cress, 83, of Waynesburg will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Roberts. Burial will be in Cress Cemetery.
She died Saturday at Columbia Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 23, 1913, in North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late William and Myrtle Roark Glass. She was a homemaker and a member of Pilot Baptist Church and Crafty Ladies Homemaker Club. She was the widow of Estill Cress.
Survivors include nine sons, Bob, Earlin, Johnny and Shannon Cress, all of Waynesburg, and Daris, Verlan, Charles and Linton Cress, all of Eubank; five daughters, Velda Cress, Sherlie Johnson and Charlotte Mullins, all of Eubank, Marlene Littrell of Harrogate, Tenn., and Linda Cress of Waynesburg; three brothers, Eugene and Leon Glass of Eubank and Paul Glass of Junction City; two sisters, Evelyn Richards of Waynesburg and Laverne Ford of Cincinnati, Ohio; 36 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Cress Cemetery Fund, 3110 Hwy. 328 W., Eubank, 42567.

Obituaries April 8, 1997

Gary K. Acree
Gary Kenneth Acree Sr., 49, O'Hara Drive, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born April 12, 1948 in Chicago, Ill., he was a son of the late Thurston and Olene Kinnaird Acree. He was a deacon and member of Danville Church of Christ. He was a partner of Durham and Demaree Insurance Agency, a past treasurer of Boyle County Republican Party Election Committee, and former vice president and treasurer of Heritage Hospice. He is a Metcalfe County High School and Western Kentucky University graduate.
Survivors include his wife, Angie Collins Acree; a daughter, Leslie Birdwhistell of Bowling Green; two sons, Ken Acree of Moreland and Brent H. Acree of Danville; a brother, Ray Acree of Riverside, Calif.; a sister, Ruth Wallace of LeMont, Ill.; and an aunt who raised him, Hattie Brock of Edmonton; and two grandsons.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Danville Church of Christ by Steve Wolfgang. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home.

Artie H. Brown
WAYNESBURG - Artie Mae Hackney Brown, 75, Somerset Road, died Monday at Fort Logan Hospital.
Born Dec. 9. 1921, in Pulaski County, she was a daughter of the late Lundy and Polly Pauley Hackney. She was a homemaker and caregiver and a member of Science Hill Christian Church. She was the widow of J. Barkley Brown.
Survivors include two brothers, Sid Hackney and Thomas Hackney, both of Eubank; and two sisters, Beatrice Hackney of Eubank and Agnes Blake of Rockville, Ind.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. David Green. Burial will be in Woodstock Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Waynesburg Area Rescue Squad.

Alberta Dean
RICHMOND - Alberta Dean, 73, Madison Manor Nursing Home died Monday at Pattie A. Clay Hospital.
Born in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Cora Derringer Mobley and the widow of Sammie Dean.
Survivors include a son, Robert Dean of Richmond; three daughters, Shirley Combs and Debbie Taylor, both of Richmond and Linda Oldham of Harrodsburg; a brother, Willard Mobley of Rockfort, Ill.; a sister, Ella Johnston of Louisville; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Dewayne Kaylor.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home by the Rev. William Forquer. Burial will be in Madison Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Paul Taylor, Travis Oldham, Brian Dean, Roy Oldham, Don Combs and Ernie Taylor.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

Terrell W. Decker
JOHNSTON, S.C. - Terrell W. Decker, 52, Johnston, S.C., died March 24, at his home.
Born in Stanford, he was owner and operator of Hilltop Grocery, was an Air Force veteran, and was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church and American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Mary T. Decker; a son, W.J. Decker of Dalton, Ga.; a daughter, Lisa Marie Decker of Johnston; his mother, Hulah A. Snow of Stanford; three brothers, Robert Decker of Jacksonville, Fla., James Decker of Lancaster, and Dale Decker of Columbia, Md.; and two grandchildren.
Burial was in Johnston.

William D. Goodloe
SOMERSET - William Duncan Goodloe, 72, Louisville, formerly of Somerset, died Friday at home.
Born August 27, 1924, in Somerset, he was a son of Owen D. and Carrie Dean Owens Goodloe. He was an Army Air Force pilot in World War II, a 1948 graduate of University of Kentucky, a 1951 graduate of University of Louisville and was an attorney for Ford Motor Company, retired. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include an aunt, Mrs. W.H. Goodloe of Danville; and a cousin, Robert Stamps of Harrodsburg.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Somerset Undertaking Company by the Revs. Edward Coleman and Ralph Wesley with military rites by American Legion Post 38. Burial will be in Somerset Cemetery.

Nellie K. Royalty
NORTH VERNON, Ind. - Nellie K. Royalty, 84, Parris Crossing, Ind., died Sunday at Kings Daughters Hospital, Madison, Ind.
Born Jan. 31, 1913, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Ivan M. Taylor and Effie Almiria Stratton. She was a former employee of Morgan's Canning, Austin, Ind., a member of First Marion Baptist Church, Eastern Star, Indiana Farmers Union, Golden Years and Happy Apronette Home Economics Club. She was the widow of Rufus D. Royalty.
Survivors include three daughters, Alma Snyder of North Vernon, Wilma Morin of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Thelma Engle of Paris Crossing, Ind.; two brothers, Leslie Taylor of Greenwood, Ind., and John Taylor of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Ollie Cornish of Harrodsburg and Lyla Linney of North Vernon; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, R.D. Royalty.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Marion Baptist Church by the Revs. Raymond Bunn, James Goble and Don Snyder. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Vance-Fisher-Sawyer Funeral Home and 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service at the church.
Memorials may go to American Diabetes Association.

Rosetta Caldwell
Services for Rosetta Caldwell, 69, Crescent Drive, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut, by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens.
She died Sunday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
Born Sept. 1, 1927, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Rosie Gaines Crowdus. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Henry Caldwell; two sons, Ivory Yocum and Paul Yocum, both of Danville; five daughters, Dorothy Jackson, Rosie Lancaster, Jackie Yocum, Linda Yocum and Marsha Yocum, all of Danville; a sister, Dorothy Chenault of Danville; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Cornel Foy, James Lewis, James Lancaster, Donald Lancaster, George Johnson and Willie Coulter.
Honorary pallbearers are Marvin Carey, George Jackson, Robert Young and June Christy.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the church.
Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Jackson Funeral Home.

Mary K. Hardin
Services for Mary Isabella Kelley Hardin, 89, Latimer Heights, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Gary Story. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Sunday at home.
Pallbearers will be G. Michael Perros, Raymond Kelley, Nathan Perros Fuqua, Benjamin Walker Fuqua, William Hainsworth and John D. Ransdell.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service.

Willie E. Lane
MORELAND - Services for Willie Elvin Lane, 83, Harrodsburg, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur Selch. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Casey County.
He died Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be Junior Brooks, Junior Webb, Danny Lynn, J.R. Lynn, Chad Graham and John W. Wilson.


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