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Obituaries April 16, 1997

Dorothy S. Nelms
Dorothy Styles Nelms, 90, Selma, Ala., died Tuesday at Friendship House.
She was the mother of Dorothy Nelms of Danville.
Born March 11, 1907, in Cullman County, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Gordon A. and Lillian Howard Styles. She was a homemaker. She was one of the founders of Girl Scouts in Central Alabama and belonged to Alabama Historical Association, Selma Garden Club and Sturdivant Museum Association. She was the widow of Jack Nelms.
Additional survivors are another daughter, Brenda Nelms of Chicago, and two grandchildren.
Lawrence Funeral Home, Selma, will have charge of services.
Local arrangements were made by Stith Funeral Home.

Carl Anderson
DAYTON, Ohio - Carl Anderson, 85, Dayton, died Sunday in Xenia, Ohio.
Born Nov. 4, 1911, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Terrell and Matilda Spoonamore Anderson. He was a retired farmer and a member of Grace Baptist Church where he was chairman of trustees, ushers and finance department. He was the widower of Edith Neff Anderson.
Survivors include three sons, Burl Anderson of Lancaster, James Anderson of Effingham, Ill., and Robert Anderson of Xenia; a daughter, Carol Hamill of Kettering, Ohio; a sister, Mary Russell of Huber Heights, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Grace Baptist Church, by the Rev. Doug Criswell.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Rogers Funeral Home, New Lebanon, Ohio, and an hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Ehrstine Cemetery.
Memorials may go to Hospice of Clinton County or Grace Baptist Church building fund.
Information courtesy of Ramsey Funeral Home.

Helena Aldridge
LANCASTER - Services for Helena ``Mrs. Apple'' Aldridge, 77, Miller Avenue, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Ron Harpe and Bob Rush. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Nov. 21, 1919, in Bryantsville, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth Doty Sutton. She was a retired registered nurse at Garrard County Memorial Hospital and a World War II Army veteran who served as a Red Cross Army nurse with the rank of lieutenant in the European Theater. She was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church, Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. She was the widow of Jack Aldridge.
Survivors include two daughters, Georgia A. Crank of Crab Orchard and Rebecca S. Dominques of Allen, Texas; two sons, Paul B. Apple of Lexington and James L. Apple of Decatur, Ga.; a stepdaughter, Betty Curtis Leonard of Danville; a sister, Roberta Coyle of Louisville; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Roy Monnett, Vance Monnett, Kenneth Monnett, Matthew Monnett, Junior Cox and Josh Ragan.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Willie P. Denny
LANCASTER - Services for Willie P. Denny, 93, Perryville Road, Harrodsburg, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Barry Jeffries and Jerry Browning. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Monday at Garrard County Memorial Hospital.
Born Oct. 24, 1903, in Madison County, he was a son of the late George and Susie Elizabeth Best Denny. He was a retired farmer and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Boyle County.
Survivors include his wife, Joetta Lane Denny; four sons, Willie L. Denny of Garrard County and Jimmy G. Denny, Joe M. Denny and Russell ``Peewee'' Denny, all of Mercer County; five daughters, Shirley D. Hale and Betsy K. Tipton, both of Lexington, Judy Lee Jeffries of Garrard County, Elizabeth ``Coonie'' Smith of Crab Orchard and Loretta Edwards of Fair Bluff, N.C.; two sisters, Pearl Logan and Clara Jones, both of Lancaster; a half sister, Barbara Ray of Garrard County; a half brother, Garland Denny of Nicholasville; 23 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Bruce Jeffries, Jeffrey Smith, Jimmy Denny Jr., Anthony Ennis, Donnie Hale, Richard Denny and Tony Denny.
Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries April 17, 1997

Margaret S. Hogue
Margaret Sclachter Hogue, 70, Hogue Road, died Wednesday at Home.
Born Nov. 2 1926, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Lee ``Buddy'' and Dora Mae Smith Schlachter. She was the senior employment interviewer at Somerset and Danville State Employment Service offices for 26 years. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church where she was a member of the LAMB Ministry, was former district treasurer of United Methodist Women and a past member of the administrative board. She was a graduate of Junction City High School and Bryan-Stratton Business College, Louisville.
Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Hogue; a daughter, Betty Keibler of Lexington; a stepson, Jim Hogue of Danville; two sisters, Helen Horne of Danville and Elizabeth Howard of Danville; and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Quentin Scholtz.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Friday.

Forrest B. Westerfield
Forrest B. Westerfield, 75, Indianapolis, Ind., died there Wednesday.
Born Nov. 1, 1921, in Danville, he was a son of George and Ethel Gilpen Westerfield. He was a forman at Tom Binford Lumber Company for 26 years and Davidson Lumber for two years. He was a member of South Keystone Church of Christ and was an Army veteram of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Pendygraft Westerfield; two daughters, Wanda Heichelbech and Deborah Kammerer, both of Indianapolis; a brother, Ben Westerfield of Junction City; three sisters, Ellen Cocher of Danville, Dorothy Belcher of Parksville and Virginia Stewart of Lexingotn. He was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Westerfield.
Services will be 1 p.m Saturday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery with military rites.
Vistion 2-9 p.m. Friday.

Lena D. Whitehouse
Lena Dunnagan Whitehouse, 96, Old Stanford Road, died Wednesday at Followship House.
Born April 4, 1901, in Wayne County, she was a daughter of the late Kenchilo and Susan Muncy Dunnagan.
She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and the widow of W.R. Whitehouse Sr.
Survivors include a son, W.R. Whitehouse Jr. of Danville; a brother, Olie Dunnagan of Akron, Ohio; a sister, Susannah Cobb of Harrison, Ohio; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Whitehouse Ross.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home by the Rev. Quentin Scholtz. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home.

Elsie C. Deems
Services for Elsie Carter Deems, 84, Burgin, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Mike Anderson and Donald Mudge. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 14, 1912, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of the late John Jordan and Mary Ann Burger Carter.
She was a homemaker and a former employee of Cricketer and Palm Beech Companies. She was the widow of Frank Deems.
Survivors include a great-niece, Lucille Ann Roberts, with whom she lived.
Pallbearers will be Marlon Turner, Robert Turner, Donald Mudge, David Dunn, Aaron Uhrig and James Brookfield.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today.

Dorothy S. Nelms
Dorothy Styles Nelms, 90, Selma, Ala., died Tuesday at Friendship House.
She was the mother of Dorothy Nelms of Danville.
Graveside 11 a.m. Friday CDT at New Live Oaks Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Selma.
Memorials may go to Church Street Methodist Church or Selma-Dallas County Library.
Local arrangements were made by Stith Funeral Home.

Margaret J. Crawford
MORELAND - Services for Margaret Josephine Crawford, 83, Stanford, will be 2 p.m. Friday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Bastin and James E. Long. Burial will be in McCormack Church Cemetery, Lincoln County.
She died Wednesday at Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford.
Born March 25, 1914, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Julia Clem Rice. She was a retired cook with Fort Logan Hospital and a member of First Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, James T. Crawford; four sons, James R. Crawford of Stanford, Robert L. Crawford of Memphis, Tenn., Samuel Crawford of Madisonville, and Danny J. Crawford of Lexington; a daughter, June Long of Lancaster; three sisters, Julie A. Griffiths of Galesburg, Ill., Alice Crowe and Irene Casey, both of Bloomington, Ill.; nine brothers, Roy Rice of Harrodsburg, Sam Rice of Middletown, J.T. Rice of Junction City, Charles Rice of Corinth, Dwain Rice of Liberty, Paul Rice of Elizabethtown, Billy Rice of Moreland, Kelly Rice of Danville, and James Conder of Liberty; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Gail Crawford.
Pallbearers will be Tom, Robbie, Sam, John Michael, Justin and Prentice Crawford, Gary Poynter and John Scafe.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Victor Greer
WAYNESBURG - Services for Victor Greer, 87, Waynesburg, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Pleasant View Baptist Church by the Rev. Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 1, 1909, in Pike County, he was a son of the late Isaac N. and Gertrude Vanover Greer. He was a retired farmer and a member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Oaks Greer; five sons, Earl Greer of Braxton, Miss., Lawrence Greer of Scottsville, Delbert Greer of Waynesburg, Leo Greer of Stanford, and Cleo Greer of Waynesburg; four daughters, Phyllis Thomason of Lancaster, Lou Ellen Walriven and Alpha Williams, both of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Ann Dykes of Nicholasville; two brothers, Lacy Greer and Marion Greer, both of Cincinnati; four sisters, Ruby Padgett and June Halcomb, both of Waynesburg and Callie Adkins and Bertha Bates, both of Cincinnati; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Mark and Dale Walriven, Danny, Matthew and Travis Dykes, Erik Thomason, Larry and Phillip Greer.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Barnett and Demrow Funeral Home and 8 a.m.-noon Friday.
Memorials may go to Heritage Hospice, 337 West Broadway, Danville, 40422.

Mae P. Preston
PERRYVILLE - Graveside services for Mae Powell Preston, 76, East Third Street, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Cemetery by the Revs. Jimmy Owens and J.H. Burns.
She died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Born July 15, 1920, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Ladd and Lettie Best Powell. She was a retired bookkeeper for Perryville Motors, and a former cashier at the Old Bank of Perryville. She was a member of Perryville United Methodist Church and was a winter resident of Venice, Fla. She was the widow of George Russell Preston.
Survivors include a brother, Russell Powell of Perryville, two nieces, Sharon Cocoanougher of Danville and Lana Powell of Perryville.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Cocanougher, Robert Bottoms, Mike Lankford, Joe, Rick and John Preston and David Cochran.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Perryville United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Obituaries April 18, 1997

Noble Allen
LIBERTY - Noble Allen, 71, Loveland, Ohio, formerly of Casey County, died Tuesday in Cincinnati.
He was widower of Hallie Mae Allen.
Survivors include four daughters, Darlene Roy of St. Bernard, Ohio, Marlene Thomas of Milford, Ohio, and Brenda Lee and Denise Allen, both Goshen, Ohio; four sons, Nobel Allen Jr. of Florida, Floyd Allen of Mount Orb, Ohio, Lewis Allen of Goshen and Ronnie Allen of Milford; one sister, Mae Fern Shepherd of Taylorsville, Ind.; one brother, Marvin Allen of Edinburg, Ind.; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Raymond Lay
LIBERTY - Raymond Harvie Lay, 82, Ky. 1547, died Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 19, 1914, in Casey County, he was son of the late Johnny and Betty Pettyjohn Lay. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and Craftsman Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine Chelf Lay; five daughters, Betty Jean Warner of Campbellsville, Emma Sutherlin of Missouri, Linda Fay Helm of Burnside, Lecia Marlene True of Hustonville and Sheli Gay Hogue of Acton; six sons, Marshall Lay of Florida, John William Lay of Liberty, Preston Lay of Tennessee, Gary Lay of Colorado, Glendon Lay and Terry Dewayne Lay, both of Liberty; four sisters, Dorothy Hicks of Greenwood, Ind., Elsie Wethington of Advance, Ind., Effie Murphy of Liberty and Louisa Dyer of Winchester; 24 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Richie Curtis and Vernon Blakey. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.
Sons will serve as pallbearers.

Margaret S. Hogue
Services for Margaret Sclachter Hogue, 70, Hogue Road, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at her home.
Pallbearers will be Bob Short, Doug Huff, Leroy Hardin and Michael, Andrew and Barry Horne.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today.

Caroline E. Shepperson
Graveside services for Caroline Elizabeth Shepperson, 67, 1297 Wards Branch Road, Gravel Switch, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Elder Cemetery, Casey County. Chaplin Gary Story will officiate.
She died Wednesday at her home.
Born Aug. 4, 1929, in Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Annie Williams Stone. She a homemaker and widow of Richard Harold Shepperson.
Survivors include two daughters, Gwendolyn Joy Shepperson of Gravel Switch and Cynthia Gail Skaggs of Hillsboro; two sons, Dudley Harold and Barney Luther Shepperson, both of Gravel Switch; one brother, James Stone of California; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Lena D. Whitehouse
Services for Lena Dunnagan Whitehouse, 96, Old Stanford Road, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Fellowship House.
Active pallbearers will be Robbie Mattingly, James Cutter, Kenneth Cundiff, David Brown, Jesse Girdler and Johnny Roney. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Jones II, Bob Donlon and Steven Ross.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

W. Elmer Carter
HARRODSBURG - The funeral for William Elmer Carter, 82, 112 Stagg St., will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Drew Sandridge. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
He died Thursday at his home.
Born May 24, 1914, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late John and Nannie Sallee Carter. He was widow of Velma Kurtz Carter. He was retired self-employed painter and belonged to Joseph Chapel United Methodist Church. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Louise Carter; two sons, William Daniel Carter of Harrodsburg and John Thomas Carter of Lexington; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Harry Lee Carter.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.
Memorials are suggested to Joseph Chapel United Methodist Church in care of Mrs. Fred Hilbert, 423 Larue St., Harrodsburg.

Fannie G. Grimes
LANCASTER - Services for Fannie G. Grimes, 82, Marksbury Avenue, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Cook. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born Aug. 12, 1914, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Ash and Loula Long Goins. She was a homemaker and belonged to Pentecostal Fellowship Church. She was the widow of William Henry Grimes.
Survivors include three sons, Billy and Kirby Grimes, both of Lancaster, and James Edward Grimes of Centersville, N.C.; three daughters, Juanita Lear, Patsy Grimes and Jo Rita Thompson, all of Lancaster; two brothers, Edward ``Dickie'' Goins of Lancaster and Gilbert Goins of Erlanger; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two step grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John W. Grimes, Jackie Lear, Donald Lear, Michael Wethington, Gary Phillips and Roy Grimes.
Visitation is from 5-9 p.m. Friday.

Lelia Bessie Rousey
MORELAND - Services for Lelia Bessie Wilcher Rousey, 79, Carpenters Creek Road, Parksville, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Delas Earles. Burial in Hustonville Cemetery.
She died Wednesday at home.
Born Oct. 13, 1917, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Annie B. Southerland Wilcher. She was a homemaker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was the widow of Lawrence Rousey.
Survivors include three daughters, Louis Hill of Danville, Barbara Goode of Stanford and Francis Ferrell of Parksville; two sons, Marion Rousey and Les Rousey, both of Hustonville; three stepdaughters, Pina Bartle of Dayton, Ohio, Jewell Goodpaster of Bradenton, Fla., and Ruby Overstreet of La Follette, Tenn.; two stepsons, Howard Rousey of Danville and Lowell Rousey of Dayton; two sisters, Mamie Smith of Tampa, Fla., and Clara Johnson of Danville; 32 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Frank and Jessie Rousey; a stepdaughter, Mabel Minor; and a stepson, Lewis Rousey.
Pallbearers will be Chester Shepperson, Buddy and Robert Southerland, Hershel, Lester and Chester Maddox. Honorary pallbearers are Virginia Hill, Brenda Gentry, Carol Ashcraft, Donna Goode, Cathy Smith, Sandy Davis, Jennifer Richards, Ronda Nolan, and Karen Elder.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Saturday.

Obituaries April 20, 1997

Stanford businessman Ben J. Gaines Sr. dies
STANFORD- Services for Ben J. Gaines Sr., 82, of 609 E. Main St., are 3 p.m. today at Harris Memorial United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial will be at Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
He died Thursday at Stanford House Nursing Home.
Born June 7, 1914, in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late Robert E. and Sallie McWhorter Gaines. He was owner and operator of Gaines Furniture Store in Stanford for 50 years.
He was chairman of the Lincoln County School Board during the mid-1950s and early '60s. He attend the University of Kentucky and graduated from Florence State Teachers College in Florence, Ala. He was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, the Rotary Club and Lincoln Lodge #60 F&AM.
Gaines was a Boy Scout Leader, a Lincoln County Development Coordinator, a member of the Stanford Chamber of Commerce and the Stanford Volunteer Fire Department. He was director of March of Dimes and Easter Seal, a member of the All-American Salesmen for Swift Meat Co., and current director and co-founder of the Lincoln County Education Fund. He was former director of the Lincoln County Federal Savings and Loan
He also was a member of Harris Memorial United Methodist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include his wife, Anne Elizabeth Pence Gaines; two sons, Ben J. Gaines Sr. of Stanford and Robert P. Gaines of Miami; one daughter, Nancy Sue Hammel of Pisgah Forest, N.C.; eight granddaughters; and two great-granddaughters.
Pallbearers are Bob Campbell, Alfred Pence Jr., William Pence, Russell Berry, Benjamin J. Gaines Jr., Bruce Hammel and David Dennis. Honorary pallbearers are Barry Delaney, Brenda Hamm, Donna Allen, Maudie Richie, Alfred Harris Pence Sr., David Pettus, Nick Combs, Alvin Gander, Cabell Francis Sr., Randy Leach and Charles Dees.
Memorials may be made to the Lincoln County Educational Fund Inc., P.O. Box 423, Stanford, Ky., 40484.

Pearl J. Roysdon
Pearl Johnson Roysdon, 63, of Stanford House Nursing Home died Friday at her home.
Born in Boyle County, Dec. 28, 1933, she was a daughter of the late John Nicholas ``Nick'' and Sadie Nora Herring Johnson. She was a member of the Parksville Church of God and attended Parksville High School. She was a mental health technician at the former Kentucky State Hospital and a part-time minister.
Survivors include two sisters, Minnie Seay of Walton and Gertie Smith of Bloomington, Ill.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parksville Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Monday.

Clinton A. Abbott
CRAB ORCHARD- Clinton Arvis Abbott, 83, of 125 Saylor Road died Saturday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Dec. 2, 1913, in Pulaski County, he was a son of the late John Washington and Cora Larkin Abbott. He was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church and was a retired farmer. He was predeceased by his first wife, Ethel Margaret Scott Abbott, and a daughter, Anna Mae Black.
Survivors include his wife, Chesnie Saylor Abbott; a daughter, Geneva Ruth Sandlin of Berea; a brother, Shelva Abbott of Highland Heights; two sisters; Marie Smith and Velma Acton, both of Eubank; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by Dan Gutenson. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery in Pulaski County.
Pallbearers will be Doug Sandlin, Michael Sandlin, Shawn Clayton, Lawrence Hacker, Wayne Black and Ronnie Hacker.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Charles F. Sims
STANFORD- Charles Franklin Sims, 49, of Berwyn, Ill., who was raised in Kings Mountain, died Friday at the University of Loyola Hospital in Maywood, Ill.
Born Feb. 20, 1948, in Jeffersonville, Ind., he was a son of the late Lester Sims and Johnnie Sims Noyola. He was a private contractor for the State of Illinois Department of Social Services.
Survivors include his wife, Zapopan Marie Romero Sims; a son, Charles Franklin Sims Jr. of Berwyn; two daughters, Lisa Marie Sims of Cicero, Ill., and Patricia Louise Sims of Berwyn; and two sisters, Rebecca Noyola Williams of Kings Mountain and JoAnn Sims Newsome of Richmond.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Mullins. Burial will be in Sims Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Monday.

Louis F. Sutton
LANCASTER- Louis F. Sutton, 78, of Springwater Drive, Lexington, died Friday at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington.
Born Jan. 19, 1919, in Bryantsville, he was a son of the late James Walter and Lou Rinda Anderson Sutton. He was retired U.S. Postal Service employee. He was a member of Lancaster United Methodist Church and the American Legion. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include a daughter, Gail L. Sutton of Louisville; a son, James L. Sutton of Lexington; a brother, W.D. Sutton of Lancaster; and one grandson.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev. Don Hatton. Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Rick Sutton, Buford ``Teaberry'' Tudor, Cleon Newton, Johnson Price, Jesse Pollard, E.C. McWhorter and Kenny Adams.

Ernest L. Atwood Sr.
LIBERTY- Services for Ernest Lee Atwood Sr., 89, Griffith Ridge Road, are 2 p.m. today at Bartle Funeral Home by Donald Lear. Burial will be in Caney Fork Cemetery.
He died Friday at Friendship House.
Born Oct. 6, 1907, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Daniel Boone and Sallie Wilson Atwood. He was the widower of Tina Lou Whited Atwood.
He was a retired farmer and former owner of Atwood's Grocery. He was a member of Carr's Chapel First Church of God.
Survivors include three daughters, Louise Atwood, Ila Maxine Murphy and Vallie Jean Murphy, all of Liberty; two sons, Marvin Atwood of Danville and Ernest Atwood Jr. of Liberty; 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

William J. Click
HARRODSBURG- Services for William John Click, 72, of 343 N. East St., were held 2 p.m. Saturday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by Revs. Hilary Claypool and Bobby Logue. Burial with military rites was in Deep Creek Cemetery.
He died Thursday at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington.
Born Dec. 15, 1924, in Mercer County, he was a son of the late William L. and Martha Alice Claunch Click. He was a retired service station owner, a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church, and a disabled American veteran.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with one Bronze Battle Star, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Battle Star, the Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian Roney Click; two sons, Rodney Wayne Click of Harrodsburg and Rickie L. Click of Washington County; one brother, Clarence Click of Springfield; two sister, Lillie B. Tyler and Bernice Huffman, both of Harrodsburg; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Rodney Click, Rory Click, John Click, William Tyler, Billy Waters, Donnie Huffman and David Huffman. Honorary pallbearers were Ronald Bowen, Jeremy Bowen, David Coulter, James Matherly and Larue Matherly. 


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