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Obituaries February 11, 1997

Lena Darland
HARRODSBURG - Lena Darland, 64, of Burgin, died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Leona W. Fields
OWENSBORO - Leona West Fields, 74, West Ninth Street, died Monday at Owensboro Mercy Health System.
Born in Owensboro, she was a daughter of William and Mary Jane West. She was a retired teacher from Seven Hills Elementary School where she taught for 38 years, and a member of Fourth Street Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Harry E. Fields, formerly of Danville; three brothers, Charles West of Montgomery Ala., Robert West of Lexington and Dr. M.W. West of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Fourth Street Baptist Church by the Rev. George Sebree. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
McFarland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gloria T. Cameron
SCIENCE Hill - Gloria Dean Thompson Cameron, 60, Greasy Ridge Road, Stanford, died Sunday at home.
Born Feb. 20, 1936, in Bobtown, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Edith McPheron Thompson. She was a homemaker and a member of Woodstock Baptist Church.
Survivors include six sons, James Earl Cameron of Somerset, Danny Cameron of Stanford, Lon Cameron of Stanford, Ronald Dean Cameron of Milford, Ohio, Lynn Earl ``Buddy'' Cameron Jr. of Walton, Ind.; nine daughters, Vicki Whitis of Lancaster, Debbie Tomilson of Bronston, Bonnie Coomer of Nancy, Peggy Denney of Waynesburg, Barbara Whitis of Somerset, Elsie Denney of Stanford, Alice Hashman of St. Marys, W.V., Mary Newell of Coolwater, Ohio, and Bonnie Jean Pelliter; a brother, Lewis Thompson Jr. of Fayetteville, N.C.; two sisters, Sharon Ann Thompson and Donna Jean Moore of Indianapolis, Ind.; 40 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Morris Hislope Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree.
Burial will be in Woodstock Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Mausley Reed
MORELAND - Maulsey Reed, 82, of Hustonville, died Monday at Casey County Hospital.
Born Sept. 2, 1914, in Casey County she was a daughter of the late Roscoe and Dillie Peyton Reed. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God.
Survivors include four brothers, Robert Reed, S.C. Reed, and Vernon Reed, all of Hustonville, and Ralph Reed of Liberty; two sisters, Pina Overstreet of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Iona Murphy of Greensburg, Ind.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Norris McCawley. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Jesse Southerland
MORELAND - Jesse Southerland, 70, Maxey's Valley Road, Hustonville, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Rose Southerland. Arrangements are incomplete at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home.

Ira G. Adams
Services for Ira Gose Adams, 93, formerly of Kings Mill Road, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Barry Jeffries. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Mark, Stuart, Scotty Adams, Bruce Rankin, Michael and Bradley Ingram.
She died Sunday at Fort Logan Extended Care, Stanford.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Eleanor T. McAnly
Services for Eleanor Tamme McAnly, 79, West Lexington Ave., will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church by the Revs. Paul Prabell and Dick Sullivan. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Todd McAnly, Bill Nelson, Jimmy Stipes, Greg Cotton, Hagan Cotton, Russ Cotton, Alex Burns and John Tanner.
She died Saturday at home.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may go to SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Center Renovation Fund or favorite charity.

Beulah H. Alford
PERRYVILLE - Services for Beulah Hatchell Alford, 85, Springfield Road, will be 1 p.m. today at Wilder Funeral Home by the Revs. John Watts and John Lay. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She died Sunday at Harrodsburg Health Care.
Pallbearers will be Roger Alford, Roger Louden, M.D. Wells, Buford Bottoms, John Earl Coyle, and Fritz McElfresh.
Honorary pallbearers are Norris Armstrong, Garnett Gray, Ray Hall, Mickey Harmon, and John Earl Stevens.
Memorials may got to Alzheimer's Association, 801 S. Limestone, Suite E., Lexington, 40405.

Obituaries February 13, 1997

Mary Pauline Edge
Mary Pauline Edge, 82, East Walnut Street, died today at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 22, 1914, in Amity, Ark., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Hendricks and Ora Dwinell Conine. She was a licensed practical nurse retired from the emergency room at St. Michael's Hospital, Texarkana, Ark., and from Four States Nursing Home there. She was a member of Hickory Baptist Church, and a former member of Easter Star. She was the widow of Oran Bernard Edge.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Bugg of Danville; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Katherine Edge.
Texarkana Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home, Danville.

Joseph F. Watts
PERRYVILLE - Joseph Franklin Watts, 80, West Ramport, San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Perryville, died Monday at Briar Ridge Manor Health Care Center, in San Antonio.
Born Jan. 29, 1917, in Perryville, he was a son of the late Joseph E. and Emma Logan Watts. He was a Major in the Air Force, retired after 22 years of service, was a B-24 bomber pilot during World War II and received numerous military awards. He was a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Loula Cleo Watts; a son, William F. Watts of San Antonio; two daughters, Doris Ann Simms and Bette Jo Edelen, both of Upper Marlboro, Texas; a halfsister, Rena Margaret Aldridge of Lancaster; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilder Funeral Home with military rites.
There will be no visitation.

Peachie M. Crow
LANCASTER - Peachie M. Crow, 75, Cheryl Lane, Lexington, died Wednesday at home. She was the widow of James Crow. Arrangements are incomplete at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Harold Owens
WAYNESBURG - Harold Owens, 73, Somerset Road, died Thursday at Friendship House Nursing Home. He was the husband of Wanda Owens. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home.

William Peel
HARRODSBURG - William Peel, 66, Pleasant Hill Drive, Burgin, died Tuesday at Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born March 23, 1930, in Jessamine County, he was a son of the late Elbert and Daisey Wardlow Peel. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce May Peel; two sons, Billy Peel and Steve Peel, both of Burgin; two daughters, Barbara Lyons of Burgin and Patricia Mattingly of Lebanon; three brothers, Earl Peel and Elbert Peel Jr., both of Nicholasville, and Broddus Peel of Paris; four sisters, Rose Canter, Lucy Cobb and Mary Cobb, all of Nicholasville, and Nancy Buchell of Paris; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. Lester Tirey. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Hungate, Earl Hungate Jr., Kenny Downs, Gary Clements, Lee Lyons, and Bruce Dean.
Honorary pallbearers are Marvin Cocanougher, Earl Hungate, Elwood Humphrey, and Milward Dedman.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Friday.

Gary D. Hayes
LIBERTY - Services for Gary Dale Hayes, 35, Route 8, are 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by the Revs. Eugene Dick, Onva Hayes and Buel Hayes. Burial will be in Old Anticoh Cemetery.
He died Monday at home of an apparent heart attack.
Born Dec. 8, 1961, in Casey County, he was a son of Buford and Imogene Emerson Hayes of Route 8, Liberty. He was a sawyer at Hayes Saw Mill and a member of Preston Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Katie and Lauren Hayes, both of Gamaliel; a brother, David Hayes of Owensboro; a sister, Christa Hayes of Campbellsville; and a grandmother, Biner Hayes of Liberty.
Pallbearers are James Hatfield, Barry Bell, Jason Bastin, Phil Lawhorn, Kent Ford, and Tommy Emerson.

Cecil L. Poynter
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Cecil Logan Poynter Sr., 69, Slate Branch Road, will be 2 p.m. Friday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Roundtree. Burial, with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18 of Stanford, will be in Ephesus Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born Dec. 18, 1927, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Robert and Burnett Miller Poynter. He was a retired farmer and employee of Whirlpool of Danville. He was an Army veteran, having served in the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Turner Poynter; two daughters, Faye Meadows of Dayton, Ohio, and Marilyn Johnson of Crab Orchard; three sons, Michael Poynter of Seaman, Ohio, Royce Poynter of Crab Orhcard, and Eugene Poynter of Vandalia, Ohio; nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, Cecil Logan Poynter Jr.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Reynolds, Larry Payne, Harley Taylor Jr., Al Franklin, Jimmy Miller and Jerry Shelton.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Obituaries February 14, 1997

Rev. Matthew P. Farmer
Rev. Matthew Patrick Farmer, 61, Lexington, died Monday in Versailles.
He was a priest to the Catholic Diocese of Lexington, had served as associate pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Lexington (1993-1994), and SS. Peter and Paul, Danville (1987-1993).
Born William Patrick Farmer in New York City, he entered the Xavierian Brothers, taking the name Matthew and living as a brother for 25 years. Ordained priest in Louisville, he served at St. John Vianney, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, and Holy Trinity parishes, Louisville.
Survivors include his mother, Bridget Farmer of Bronx, New York; three brothers, John Farmer of Newport Beach, Calif., Michael Farmer of Sabastapol, Calif., and Robert Farmer of Springfield, Va.; and two sisters, Sheila Farmer of Costa Mesa, Calif., and Theresa Monteleore of Haines Falls, N.Y.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Lexington. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may go to Taylor Manor Nursing Home, Barry Avenue, Versailles, 40383.

Phylis G. Rippetoe
Phylis Weissinger Goodlett Rippetoe, Colony Drive, Versailles, died Thursday at home. She was the wife of Frank B. Rippetoe of Versailles. Arrangements are incomplete at Stith Funeral Home.

Chester M. Benge
CRAB ORCHARD - Chester Marvin Benge, 57, 725 Hwy. 618 West, died Thursday at his mother's home from an apparent heart attack during his sleep.
Born Aug. 31, 1939, in Crab Orchard, he was the son of Nellie McClure Benge of Crab Orchard and the late Homer Edward Benge. He had attended Mount Zion Church of Christ. He was a former employee of the maintenance division of pressure washers. He also was an Air Force veteran.
Additional survivors are a son, Gregory Allen Benge of Danville; two daughters, Debbie Wilburn and Sandra Gail Duff, both of Stanford; a brother, Danny Benge of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Glenda Ferrell of Crab Orchard and Jeannie Smith of Eubank; a special friend, Carol Pittman of Crab Orchard, and eight grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson and Cecil Roundtree. Burial with military rites by Caswell Saufley American Legion Post 18, Stanford, will be at Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery on Ky. 39, south.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Bob Brown, Don Brown, Jim Loggins, Keith Benge, Troy Vance, Travis Watson, Tom Simpson and Dexter Todd.

Carroll P. Brown
HARRODSBURG - Carroll Pearce Brown, 79, Longview Drive, died Thursday at Harrodsburg Health Care Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at Ransdell Funeral Chapel.

Frances B. Johnston
GEORGETOWN - Frances B. Johnston, 79, East Main Street, died Thursday at Columbia Hospital in Georgetown.
Born in Scott County, she was a daughter of the late George E. and Ruby Brashear Brown. She was the widow of John Craig Johnston. She was employed by Central Bell Telephone in 1947 where she was an operator service assistant and assistant chief operator in Danville for 10 years. She was chief operator in Georgetown 1957-1965 and in Murray and Maysville. She returned to Danville in 1965 as dial clerk until she retired in 1972. She was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers. She belonged to Berea Christian Church and was a member and former secretary of the Vogt Circle and the Allen Hunt Sunday School Class in Danville.
Survivors include two nephews, James E. Poe of Georgetown and Tilden Allen Poe of Lexington; a great niece, two great nephews and four great-great-nephews.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Johnson's Funeral Home by the Rev. Barclay Brown and George Stewart. A committal service will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James E. Poe, Tilden Allen Poe, Scott Roach, James Michael Poe, Kevin Lee Poe and Gary Welch. Honorary pallbearers will be James Carr and Ralph Livengood.
Visitation will be 6-8 tonight.

Clarence Maggard
HAZARD - Clarence Maggard, 87, a Hazard businessman and civic leader, died Thursday at Mary Breckinridge Hospital in Hyden.
He was active in the coal and agriculture business. He was the widower of Mary Ward Gabbard Maggard.
Survivors include his son, Elmer Clarence Maggard of Danville; two daughters, Kathryn Vanderpool of Andersonville, Tenn., and Sally Ward Maggard of Morgantown, W.Va.; two sisters and five grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Berea Cemetery, Berea, by the Revs. Randy Osborne and Linda Johnson.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Engle Funeral Home, Hazard, followed by a prayer service at 8 p.m. by the Rev. John Barden.
Memorials may go to Alzheimer's Association of Kentucky, 810 S. Limestone St., Suite E., Lexington, 40508 or to Maggard-Kirby Nursing Scholarship, Hazard Community College.

Harold C. Owens
WAYNESBURG - The funeral for Harold C. Owens, 73, U.S. 27 South, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by the Rev. C.E. Jacobs. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Thursday at Friendship Nursing Home, Danville.
Born Feb. 28, 1923, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late John F. and Sallie Elam Owens. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He belonged to Double Springs Baptist Church and Waynesburg Masonic Lodge No. 328.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Stamper Owens; two sons, Harold Randy Owens of Boza, Ala., and Gary L.Owens of Danville; a half brother, John William Owens of West Chester, Ohio; a stepmother, Maggie Fleming of Crab Orchard; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Michael Reynolds, Shannon Reynolds, Mark, Mike and David Hardwick and James Tarter. Honorary pallbearers are Clyde Jenkins and Clarence Grabeel.
Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

Ethel C. Tilghman
VERSAILLES - Ethel C. Tilghman, 91, Danville, formerly of Versailles, died Friday at McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born in Woodford County, she was a daughter of the late William Thomas and Emma Broughton Carr. She was a member of Versailles First Christian Church for over 70 years, was a church board member, president of her Sunday School Class, and a member and president of the choir. She was active in the Eastern Star, Lodge 73, The Rebekka Lodge, the Bryan Station Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, a member of the Garden Club of Woodford County, the Thursday and Millville Homemakers, the Arnold Davis Missionary Society and the Red Cross Blood Bank.
Survivors include her husband, Dave Tilghman; a daughter, Peggy Tandy of Danville; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Don Vanzant. Burial will be in Versailles Cemetery.
Visitation is noon-2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Mary Pauline Edge
Services for Mary Pauline Edge, 82, East Walnut Street, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens, Texarkana, Ark.
She died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 22, 1914, in Amity, Ark., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Hendricks and Ora Dwinell Conine. She was a licensed practical nurse retired from the emergency room at St. Michael's Hospital, Texarkana, Ark., and from Four States Nursing Home there. She was a member of Hickory Baptist Church, and a former member of Eastern Star. She was the widow of Oran Bernard Edge.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Bugg of Danville; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Katherine Edge.
Pallbearers will be David Bugg, Gary Bugg, Eddie Hawkins, Leo Hogue, Larry Walzell.
Visitation is 2-4 p.m. Sunday.
Stith Funeral Home had charge of local arrangements.

Joseph F. Watts
PERRYVILLE - Services for Joseph Franklin Watts, ``U.S.A.F. Ret.,'' 80, West Ramport, San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Perryville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilder Funeral Home. Burial with military rites by Wright-Patterson Air Force Honor Guard will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
He died Monday at Briar Ridge Manor Health Care Center, in San Antonio.
Born Jan. 29, 1917, in Perryville, he was a son of the late Joseph E. and Emma Logan Watts. He was a Major in the Air Force, retired after 22 years of service, was a B-24 bomber pilot during World War II and received numerous military awards. He was a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife, Loula Cleo Watts; a son, William F. Watts of San Antonio; two daughters, Doris Ann Simms and Bette Jo Edelen, both of Upper Marlboro, Maryland; a halfsister, Rena Margaret Aldridge of Lancaster; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.

Peachie M. Crow
LANCASTER - Services for Peachie M. Crow, 75, Cheryl Lane, Lexington, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Walter Lee Arnold and Bryce McCulley. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at home.
Born July 14, 1921, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Fannie Hardwich Sherrow. She was an employee of Oram's Florist in Lexington and an employee of Palm Beach Company, Danville. She was the widow of James Crow.
Survivors include a son, Danny D. Crow of Arlington, Texas; a sister, Lillie Lawson of Lexington; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Crow, Hogan Arnold, James ``Buddy'' Dudderer, and John Oram.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, 40504.


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